Community Steward

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.

Votorrio, Sweet Charity

Dr. Bolin has put these words put into action for over 33 years by collectively supporting the non-for profits listed below.

Below is a list of Dr. Bolin’s community involvement

  • ALS (Lou Gehrig Disease)*
  • American Business Women’s Association*
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Red Cross 2005 Heroes Campaign*
  • American Association of University Women
  • American Heart Association*
  • Big Brother Big Sisters*
  • Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Inc.
  • Botanical Garden
  • Cancer Alliance of Naples
  • The Community School of Naples
  • Community Foundation of Collier County*
  • Economic Development Council of Collier County*
  • Education Foundation of Collier County
  • Friends of the Collier County Museum *
  • Friends of the Everglade Museum
  • Friends of Gummi
  • First Book Collier County
  • Fun Time Early Childhood Academy
  • Harry Chapin Food Bank
  • Historical Society
  • Hope for Haiti
  • Humane Society
  • Hurricane Island Outward Bound
  • Make A Wish Foundation
  • Mental Health Association
  • Naples Historical Society
  • Naples Philharmonic League: Festival of Trees
  • Neighborhood Health Clinic
  • NCH Hospital Ball
  • NCH Health Care Foundation
  • Lutgert Cancer Center
  • The Bear Den
  • Service Leagues
  • National Association for Mental Illness
  • Relay for Life
  • Ricky King Fund
  • Scholar’s Club
  • Shelter for Abuses Women & Children
  • Shy Wolf Sanctuary
  • Special Olympics
  • Step by Step
  • YMCA of Collier County Inc.*

* programs she developed


  • ABWA 2008 Woman in History
  • American Red Cross Humanitarian Award Recipient 2005
  • nMagazine Woman of Style 2004
  • Economic Development Council Corporate Member
  • American Business Woman of the Year 2001 (Neapolitan Chapter)
  • Collier County Community Foundation Service Programs
  • USTA National Team
  • Contributing Writer for Naples Daily News’
  • Business to Business Magazine & other various publications and newspapers

Major Local Involvement

  • National Leadership Council, Keep the Spirit of ’45 Alive!
  • Co-Founder, Naples Spirit of 45: – Reviving the values of the greatest generation
  • Library of Congress Veterans History Project Liaison
  • 2004 Woman of Initiative, Community Foundation of CC
  • Boys & Girl’s Club Mentor – Junior Women of Initiative
  • Greater Naples Leadership