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Wellness Center March 2023 Newsletter

What's New at Wellness?

Happy March!

March 11: NCH will be walking in the St. Patty’s parade downtown on 03/11

March 17: Dale is hosting a St. Patty’s themed cycle class

March 28: We are having a Water Safety event at Briggs (download the flyer below)

March is the last month you can adopt ducks before the Duck Race event at Sugden Park on April 1. Donate $10 for a chance to win $5,000!

What is Duck Race and How can I Get Involved?
Our goal is to adopt 500 ducks by April 1!

The Great Naples Duck Race is an annual event hosted by NCH’s Safe & Healthy Children’s Coalition, with one goal: raise money for water safety awareness.nch wellness

DYK: Drowning is the #1 cause of death in Collier County for ages 1-4?

Both NCH Wellness Centers are helping to raise money for water safety by adopting ducks. Members and guests can donate online or in-person by scanning our QR code OR making cash donations at the centers.

The Duck Race raises money for drowning prevention throughout our county. This includes appearances by Stewie the duck, drowning prevention education, and safety alarms.

Life Jacket Loaner Program

Hurricane Irma destroyed all of the life jacket stations previously found on county beaches. These life jackets are key to drowning prevention in Collier County. Duck Race is hoping to raise enough money to replace them!

Swim Lessons

The NCH Safe & Healthy Childrens Coalition recently sponsored the Golden Gate Titans Football Teams swim lessons!

Our fundraising will help provide more of these life saving lessons.

Water Safety Awareness Day

Saturday, March 18

NCH Briggs Wellness is hosting Water Safety Awareness Day.

We are offering water aerobics and complimentary swim lessons (ages 12+). Register for swim lessons by contacting our group fitness manager: Melissa Wilson.

Briggs (downtown)
399 9th St. N, Naples FL, 34102 | 239-624-2750

Whitaker (North Naples)
2330 Immokalee Road, Naples FL, 34110 | 239-624-6870

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