November 20, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

Extra! Naples Press Club will host panel about the future of journalism

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the National Press Club is touring the country with The National Press Club Centennial Forums, a series of panel discussions about the future of journalism. More...

Sponsors, speakers sought for childcare

CHS Healthcare is helping sponsor the 2009 Infants & Toddlers Conference presented by Child Care of Southwest Florida and Edison State College. Conference coordinator Dr. More...

A tradition begins at Third Street South tree lighting

Naples Backyard History welcomes the holiday season and starts a new holiday tradition with its inaugural Mr. and Mrs. Gingerbread decorating contest during the 32nd annual Third Street South tree lighting on Saturday, Nov. 24. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

There's no place like HOME

10 years later, the Naples Art Association celebrates the opening of The von Liebig

N aples needed an art center. So the Naples Art Association built one. It's that simple. And that difficult. "It took passion and tenacity," says Bette Young, former NAA president and building chairperson. More...

It's always a musical treat when Howard Shelley comes to town

World-renowned pianist performs with and conducts the Philharmonic Orchestra

When Howard Shelley was a precocious 4-year-old, he begged his mother to teach him to play the British national anthem on the pianola that sat, unused, in their modest home. More...

From a Wilderness: The Building of America

By James D. Cary (iUniverse)

Boynton Beach author James D. Cary has written a noble book, almost a love letter to the United States. More...

Lean times mean more mouths to feed

With record demand for emergency food, the holidays of 2009 might be the most difficult in history for area food banks and pantries. More...

Help for guys in a gifting predicament

Thank God! We've finally returned to the season of giving. We're a little the worse for wear, perhaps, but once again we've staggered back, almost 52 weeks later, ready for the holidays. And what a year it's been. Let's congratulate ourselves. More...

'Pay it Forward' by donating to Community Blood Center

Community Blood Center holds its "Pay It Forward in Collier County" blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Guardian Personal Storage, 7325 Davis Blvd. More...

Pet festival organizers expect thousands

The third annual Howl-A-Day Jubilee Pet Festival should draw thousands of pet lovers to Veterans Community Park from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22. More...

Bikers head out on the highway for Big Brothers Big Sisters

The third annual LV Bikers Group Poker Run to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Florida takes place Sunday, Nov. 30. More...

Business News

Bush family will return to host 2009 Celebration of Reading

Sponsorships, individual tickets available now for February fundraiser

For the ninth consecutive year, former Gov. Jeb Bush will host Florida's Celebration of Reading to benefit the Florida Family Literacy Initiative, which has provided grants to more than 120 family literacy programs around the state. More...

Two casita models under construction in Olé neighborhood at Lely Resort

Stock Development has begun construction on two models for Olé, a private neighborhood of flats, townhouses and casitas in Lely Resort, the Collier Building Industry Association's 2008 Community of the Year. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its next Business After Five gathering from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Naples Harbour Yacht Club of the Americas, 475 North Road. More...