Collier County Veterans Council "Honoring All Who Serve"
Collier County Veterans Council"Honoring All Who Serve"

Thank you to Heather Corace for capturing these moments from our 2017 Veterans Day Celebration.

Thank you so much to Tom Donahue from Shula's Steakhouse for sponsoring and donating the video to the council.  Also, a huge thank you to Hugh's Production for the professional job on the photographs and video!  Thank you for capturing these moments posted below!!

Awarding Joan Colosimo with the Order of Kentucky Colonels at the January Meeting.  Special Thanks to Heather Corace for her photos.

Wreath Laying Ceremony at Naples Freedom Memorial Park on Golden Gate Parkway.  Special Thanks to Heather Corace for her photos.

2016's best Veterans Day celebration was held at Cambier Park. Photos by Deborah Gallagher and Don Peacock.

Gulfview Middle School invited several members to a Veterans Appreciation Ceremony on the morning of Veterans Day.  Photos by Deltys Powers.

Naples Independence Day Parade 2016

Special thanks to Don Peacock for sharing his photos.

Naples Independence Day Parade 2016

Special thanks to Heather Corace for her photos.

Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day

Observed May 26, 2014

Memorial Day Ceremony, Naples, FL, 2014

Naples Memorial Day Ceremony, 2013

Where to Find Us:

CCVC Board of Directors


Chief William Carl (President)



Cpt Torrey V. Searles

(Vice President)


Cpt Jim Albert (2nd Vice President)


LCDR John E. Hogan



Cpt Jack Fulmer (Safety Officer)


CSM James Reginald Burch (Sergeant at Arms)


SSgt Erica Florio

(Public Relations Officer)


Cpl Jessica Lee Dang (Secretary)



A1C Jordan Tompkins

(Operations Officer)


SFC Jesse Meyers

(Assistant Operations Officer)


LTC Michael Knutson (Chaplain)


Non-voting Members:

Cpl Ted Moore (Technical Specialist)

Joan Mary Madonna (Secretary's Assistant)


Website Email:



Please complete the online application form.   

"Voting" Memberships are only open to members of the Board of Directors. If you do not fit in this category, please check the "Associate Member" box. 
Then, mail your annual membership dues to our mailing address:


Collier County Veterans Council

527 107th Ave N

Naples, FL 34108


Mail the dues there. Applications may also be handed to the Treasurer before the monthly meeting.


You will be contacted once your application has been registered.  If you would like to publicly introduce yourself to the members of the Council, please contact us to have your name placed on the upcoming meeting agenda. If you have immediate business for our attention, we will add your issue to the agenda as well.    




Veteran Suicide Prevention

If you, or a veteran you know, may be thinking of contemplating suicide please call The Veterans Crisis Hotline at:

1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

or go to their website at:


Helpful Suicide education is also provided here.


"In all you do, do with all your might. Things done by half measures are never done right."


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