July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

C-SCAPES

Bliss comes the second time around

Since I’ve been writing this column, friends and colleagues and even a few strangers have asked to buy me a cup of coffee and discuss how I get my subject ideas. Actually, it’s pretty simple. More...

Make your next public records request online

Those who request public information from the city of Naples now have the option of submitting a public records request online. Other methods for submitting requests also remain available. More...

Family settles in to 1,700th Habitat Collier home

Habitat for Humanity of Collier C ounty recently closed on its 1,700th home sale in partnership with a qualifying local family. More...

Immokalee Salvation Army office moving

The Salvation Army County is relocating its social service office in Immokalee to a new suite at the same address, 2050 Commerce Ave. The old office will close at 3:30 p.m. Friday, July 25, and the new office opens at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 30. More...

Book your ticket for travel expo to benefit Champions For Learning

The third annual Trendy Tours and CI Travel travel expo and charity luncheon to benefit Champions For Learning takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Hilton Naples. More...

Grant ensures continuation of center’s assistance program

The David Lawrence Center has received a $30,000 grant from Trinity by-the-Cove Episcopal Church to extend the center’s scholarship medication program for three more years. More...

Edward Snowden: Hero, traitor or fool?

The next Southwest Florida Mensa Forte Forum begins at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and will feature a presentation titled “Edward Snowden: Hero, Traitor or Melodramatic Fool?” Presented by Mensa members Dr. Bill Hutchins and Dr. More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ Join the Naples Pathways Coalition “Share the Road” initiative by pedaling a 10-mile recreational route setting out at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, from Cambier Park. Helmets required. More...

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Business News

Cyber Insurance

WITH ATTACKS ON THE RISE, MANY ARE SIZING UP THE COST OF PROTECTION

ON THE DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING, Professor Sandra Kauanui’s son — the tech-savvy owner of four Wasabi Sushi restaurants located in California, Texas, the District of Columbia and Florida — suffered a cyber attack from criminals who secured the persona More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Take measures to protect your assets into the future

If you have assets, then you need protection. Protection from creditors, civil suits, the IRS, even possible future claims of a spouse. Obviously, not all assets can be or are meant to be protected from creditors. More...

20th annual Blue Chip keynote speaker announced

Local business can apply for annual award

Medal of Honor recipient, New York Times best-selling author and motivational speaker Sgt. Dakota Meyer will be the keynote speaker for the 20th annual Southwest Florida Blue Chip Community Business Award luncheon taking place Thursday, Nov. More...

Business interests line up for piece of pot pie

What do the founder of a marijuana business training school, the CEO of an agriculture technology company, and a guy who works processing credit card payments have in common? More...

Good security

If you are anything less than a centenarian — and certainly if you were born during or after World War II — I doubt you have ever seen a prominent federal politician or high-level appointee who was not surrounded by steelyeyed, grim-lippe More...

Absentee ballots available now by request

The Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office has started sending mail/absentee ballots to domestic voters who have requested them for the upcoming Primary Election. More...

NBC2 WebCam provides real-time weather report from Naples airport

Naples Municipal Airport is the newest site for an NBC2 WebCam, which provides real-time look at the weather. The WebCam is mounted on the air traffic control tower to provide a panoramic view the city of Naples and central Collier County. More...

Home Depot hosts back-to-school event

Home Depot at the corner of Airport- Pulling Road and Davis Boulevard hosts a morning of back-to-school fun from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 2. More...

Thinking Outside the Box seminar will focus on image for nonprofits

Reservations are now being taken for the fifth annual Thinking Outside the Box seminar for nonprofit organizations in Collier County. More...

Women’s Health Foundation becomes Women’s Care Naples under the Healthcare Network of SWF

The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida has assumed operational management of the Women’s Health Foundation. Newly named Women’s Care Naples, the office becomes HCN’s 14th care facility. More...

Focusing on future for adults with autism

Creating a Future for Adults with Autism hosts its third annual conference, “Planning for the Long-term Future of Persons with Varying Abilities and Their Families,” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at St. More...

THE DIVA DIARIES

A leisurely summer escape to the new South

I swear, unless you’re a gazillionaire, you just can’t fly out of Southwest Florida in July. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

ARCHITECTURE ON THE CARPET

Construction toys a foundation for professionals

Lincoln Logs. Lego bricks. Wooden blocks. Erector sets. Most of us played with some form of construction toys when we were little. More...

CALLS TO ARTISTS

¦ Photographers who are members of the Naples Art Association are invited to submit one or two photographs taken after Jan. More...

Collier County Museum presents ‘French in Florida’ traveling exhibit

“French in Florida,” an exhibit exploring the beginning of Florida’s colonization, is on display at the Collier County Museum through Nov. 7. More...