2023 Forces of Philanthropy

Forces of Philanthropy: The Most Influential Donors and Nonprofit Leaders of 2023

We gathered the region's top givers and doers for a photoshoot at the recently renovated The Ritz-Carlton, Naples.
Lee County Administration Building
Arts + Culture

An Architect’s Guide to Downtown Fort Myers

Architect Joyce Owens takes us on a jaunt to uncover the city's midcentury modern roots.
Julia Hall Liegeois
Voices + Icons / The Future

The Next Generation Picks Up the Legacy of Giving in Collier County

Young philanthropists look to intimate dinner parties as an impactful way to connect with patrons. Case in point: This stylish soirée hosted...
Art collectors Charles Marshall and Richard Tooke
Arts + Culture / The Past

Naples’ Best Local Art Collection May Just Be at this Couple’s Condo at The Arlington

Charles Marshall and Richard Tooke—nephew of Naples matriarch Mamie Tooke—have amassed a stunning collection containing three decades of local art history.
Home of Kathleen Kapnick

An environmental steward continues her family’s legacy

Kathleen Kapnick works to restore balance in Southwest Florida's delicate ecosystems.
Radiance by COUTURE gems at Marissa Collections
Style Points

Jewelry designers of color shine bright

The Radiance by COUTURE gems at Naples' Marissa Collections showcases emerging fine jewelry designers of color.
Hats in the Garden Fashion

Heather Dockweiler’s wondrous world of hats in Naples

In honor of Naples Botanical Garden's annual Hats in the Garden fundraiser, Heather Dockweiler—who often takes home the award for best dressed—shares...
Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club

A Naples Billionaire’s Vision: Best Buy Founder Dick M. Schulze builds a paradise in the Caribbean

Jet over to Richard M. Schulze's Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club, which is complete with two Greg Norman golf courses, luxe...
Raymond Jungles

Raymond Jungles is on a mission to rewild urban spaces—and he’s winning.

This lush garden, filled with native vegetation and thoughtful design, exemplifies Raymond Jungles' transformative landscape philosophies.
Sugarshack backyard

The Sound of Things to Come

Sugarshack Media roots modern streaming culture in community through their 1940s Bonita Springs bungalow where they record their live music sessions.
Sepeideh Azin

Building Momentum

Next-gen Naples architect Sepeideh Azin draws from her Iranian heritage and training as a woodworker.
Joselyn Alonso

Open Concept

The new associate interior designer at METHOD & CONCEPT, Yoselin Alonso is developing her eye for art-centric interiors that are hyperpersonal to...

Forces of Philanthropy

In celebration of the return of the social season, we join our 2020 top philanthropists and the benefactors making waves in 2021...

A Day in the Life of The Collective

We look behind the scenes at the new design center in Naples, where more than two dozen of the top names in...

O Captain! My Captain!

Through his eco-tour company, Rising Tide Explorers, Ryan Young connects people to Southwest Florida’s wilderness, while empowering the local science community.
Kathleen van Bergen

Woman on a Mission

As Kathleen van Bergen steers Artis—Naples into a new era, she provides us with a behind-the-scenes look of the new Baker Museum.