23 May2017May 23, 2017
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Housewert Gets a GAIN on Learning

Housewert Gets a GAIN on Learning

Beth Housewert, Director of Play and Learning at the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) recently graduated from the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce program GAIN—Growing Associates in Naples. GAIN targets young professionals 21-40. The focus is building great friendships, connections and roots in the community. Housewert found GAIN to be both informative and empowering....

01 May2017May 1, 2017
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Cupcake Investigations

Cupcake Investigations

Happy 5th Birthday, C’mon! In the Art Studio, our little friends helped us celebrate turning five years old in the month of April. One of our activities was our Cupcake Investigations Sensory Bin. We filled the sensory bin with cake mix, pipe cleaner candles, cupcake sized containers, cupcake liners, ice cream scoops, and brightly colored...

12 Apr2017May 1, 2017
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Sew Much Fun in Curious Kids!

Sew Much Fun in Curious Kids!

In the Curious Kids room, designed for our 8 to 14 year old friends, children have many activities to choose from. New activities are offered every month. Anything from Marble Lego Runs to Name Aliens or Catapult Building to Sound & Vibration Stations with Tuning Forks. It may surprise you to learn that the sewing...

24 Mar2017April 12, 2017
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From Kitchens to Kids

From Kitchens to Kids

The Naples Woman’s Club presented the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) with a check for $10,000 as part of the proceeds of their 2017 Kitchen Tour.  Ed Wollman, Board Chair for C’mon, accepted the check on behalf of the Museum. The Kitchen Tour supports scholarships for deserving youth and local organizations that support women...

16 Feb2017April 12, 2017
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Generosity Leads to Lasting Impressions

Generosity Leads to Lasting Impressions

Over the past 5 years, C’mon has received grant funding from the Naples Children’s Education Foundation (NCEF), founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival. Through their generous funding we have been able to give wonderful opportunities to children and their families who may not otherwise be able to visit the museum. Recently, I was speaking...