December 18, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

Edison State, North Naples Fire and Rescue partner for fire academy certificate program

Beginning in January, Edison State College will partner with North Naples Fire and Rescue Department to offer a collegiate-level fire academy certificate program. More...

Congress Jewelers welcomes JB Star diamond designs

JB Star will bring a special collectionof diamond jewelry to Congress - Jewelers' store on Fifth Avenue . South from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. More...

HANNUKAH EVENTS

Chabad Naples' giant menorah lighting will include remembrance of victims of recent massacres in Mumbai

Chabad Naples' fifth annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting at the Village on Venetian Bay will remember victims of the Mumbai massacres with special songs and a candlelighting ceremony Sunday evening, Dec. 21. More...

NON-PROFIT NEWS

'A Toast to Leadership' aids Scouts "A Toast for Leadership: Salute to Scouting," a new fundraiser for the Naples Area Boy Scouts, takes place Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at Bayfront. More...

On foot or by canoe, explore the outdoors this holiday season

Collier-Seminole State Park has several activities on the schedule this and next week for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and get back to nature: . More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

In doubt, you can get them the gift of music

With apologies to Louisa May Alcott and her character Jo, Christmas just a wouldn't be Christmas without tunes. More...

THE MUSIC GOURMET

'Seasonal Treasures' is a trove of choral and orchestral gems

Saturday evening marked the eighth year I have reviewed the Naples Philharmonic's annual "Seasonal Treasures" concert. The single evening, always a sell out, is held in the downtown Naples First Presbyterian Church, rather than at the Phil. More...

ARTS COMMENTARY

'Another Night Before Christmas'

Pity the poor playwright and lyricist who attempt to write a Christmas show. More...

2009 Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speakers set

"New Perspectives for a Changing World," the 26th annual Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speakers Series, brings highly regarded national and international voices to the community in the first quarter of 2009. More...

'An Economy by Design' launches EDC's Project Innovation effort

Project Innovation, the Economic Development Council of Collier County's initiative to create and execute a plan for economic sustainability, begins Friday, Dec. More...

Naples Backyard History plans reception for great-great-grandson of city founder

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Orchid society members honored for service

Three members of the Naples Orchid Society were honored for their exceptional service to the society at the annual holiday meeting earlier this month. More...

Bonita Springs festivities set for Dec. 22

Chabad of Bonita Springs and Estero invites everyone to its fifth annual Grand Menorah Kindling and Chanukah Festivities beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the first night of Chanukah, Monday, Dec. 22, at The Promenade Shops, Bonita Springs. More...

Unity Church collects bears for children

Did you ever see something so unexpectedly wonderful it nearly takes your breath away? More...

Business News

Clicking for customers

Internet marketing business proves itself a powerful business tool

It's the Internet, more than traditional forms of marketing like television, print or newsletters, that helped many Collier County businesses grow this year More...

Naples businesswoman Abbie Sladick grabs a great award

The non-profit business program Make Mine A Million $ Business has selected Abbie Sladick of Naplesbased Great Grabz as one of five business women to win the Micro to Millions awards package. More...