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BIG Changes: A Letter From Our Founder

BIG Changes: A Letter From Our Founder

We are in the final stages of preparing for our final expedition to Peru in less than two weeks. The expedition phase is always the most exciting and a little nerve-wracking for the girls. They may be wondering if they are really ready for the Peruvian highlands and...

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Nominate a Difference Maker

Nominate a Difference Maker

This award was envisioned and created to recognize dynamic leaders in Southwest Florida.  Wellfit Girls is seeking nominations for its 2018 Difference Maker Award. The winners will be recognized at Wellfit Girls’ Inspired Speaker event on Monday, November 12, 2018....

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Wellfit Girls Open House Sept. 19

Wellfit Girls Open House Sept. 19

Naples, Fla., August 16, 2018 -  Wellfit Girls, a leadership, fitness and empowerment program for teen girls, is hosting an open house event September 19, 2018 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at House of Gaia located at 1660 Trade Center Way, Suite 1 in Naples. The open house is...

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Before and After Wellfit Girls

Before and After Wellfit Girls

"My biggest takeaway from this program was my ability to use my voice and open up to others. Coming into this program, I was very reserved and had a hard time opening up. I am so glad I was able to create a better version of myself. I really recommend Wellfit Girls."...

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Life on the Side of the Mountain

Life on the Side of the Mountain

By: Jill Wheeler, Wellfit Girls Founder Creating meaningful work and serving with love is the antidote to despair and loneliness in this big and befuddling world. Belonging is a force that fortifies our most basic foundation; our self as connected to others and a...

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Press Release: ‘I Have the Right To’

Press Release: ‘I Have the Right To’

Wellfit Girls, a Southwest Florida nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering teen girls, will host an exclusive speaking engagement and book signing on Monday, March 26 at Venue Naples with national teen advocate and author Chessy Prout, a former Naples resident,...

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Guest Blog: Go Within to Go Beyond

Guest Blog: Go Within to Go Beyond

I had just survived my first year of high school, and I was exhausted. I excelled in my advanced courses, immersed myself in extracurricular activities, and worked a full time job to support my academic travels and struggling family. Yet, it wasn't the heavy workload...

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Guest Blog: Halfway There

Guest Blog: Halfway There

By: Lena | Fort Myers High School I can’t believe I’ve made it this far. I'll be honest, 10 weeks ago, when this program had just begun, I was anxious about what was to come. Colby was firm on what she wanted from us, and now I see why. They believe in us. They know...

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