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How to Talk to Children about Death, Tragic Events

Tips for Talking with Children Following Tragic Events Reassure them of their own safety. Don’t project your fears onto the child. Limit access to recurring news and repeated exposure to the tragedy. Realize [...]

When Loss Occurs, Avow Offers Free Grief Support

Grief Support Programs Open to Anyone in Southwest Florida Following the devastating attack in Orlando over the weekend, Avow reminds the local community that grief support services are available to anyone experiencing loss. Avow’s bereavement [...]

Don’t Wait, Have The Conversation Now.

A National Healthcare Decisions Day Message from Dr. Cynthia Nehrkorn When eighty-eight year old Mary*, an Avow palliative care patient living with lung cancer, was suddenly overcome by an excruciating head ache, she went straight [...]

Regatta Winners Announced – Avow is Beneficiary

Gulf Coast Sailing Club’s 40th Annual Charity Regatta Winners Announced America’s Cup Thompson Key Crewmember on Winning Boat  There were 85 sailors crewing on 17 sailboats of all classes competing to win the Gulf Coast [...]

Butterfly Release Honors Memories; Lifts Spirits

On March 26, 2016 hundreds joined Avow in Cambier Park to experience an exhibit of live butterflies and to honor loved ones. Visitors walked through a large tent filled with flowering plants and nearly 600 butterflies [...]

Regatta Sets Sail for Avow

Naples Pier Offers Prime View of Gulf Coast Sailing Club’s Premier Charity Regatta Spinnakers and mainsails will be lifted by the wind at the 40th annual Southwest Florida charity regatta of the Gulf Coast Sailing [...]

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