Members of the armed forces, military veterans, and their families are invited to join Avow on Friday, May 18th at the Ispiri Community Center on Avow’s campus in Naples for its annual Armed Forces Appreciation event. The event will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a free breakfast, and a patriotic and inspiring presentation will follow.

This year’s Armed Forces Appreciation Event will feature Major General J.T. (Mike) Coyne, USMC, Retired, as the keynote speaker.  He will discuss how military training provides servicemen and women with a foundation for future success.

The event is free and open to those who have served in the armed forces and their families. As seating is limited, please RSVP by May 11th by calling 239-430-3194 or emailing