May 21, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

The Education Foundation of Collier County

Take Stock in Children Class of 2009

KATHERINE ARNOLD Mentor: Mary Lynn Hill Scholarship sponsor: Gordon and Marti Watson Graduating from: Naples High School College choice: Florida Gulf Coast University Field of interest: More...

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Memorial Day ceremony pays tribute to those served

The Veterans Council of Collier County is planning a Memorial Day ceremony to commemorate the efforts of U.S. military men and women. Collier County's Veteran Services and Museum Departments will participate in the event beginning at 9:30 a.m. More...

Shelter puts out the call for cell phone donations

Naples area residents can help The Shelter for Abused Women & Children save lives by donating used cell phones to give victims of domestic abuse access to police and emergency services. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

THE MAN BEHIND THE PIGS

I F IT WEREN'T FOR JON SCIESZKA, THE WORLD would never know what really happened to the three little pigs — at least, according to the wolf. More...

Music to their ears: Young musicians collect scholarships in Collier County

The Naples Music Club has awarded nearly $17,000 in scholarships to college-bound musicians. Twenty-five recipients received their awards during a recital at Golden Gate High School earlier this month. More...

Lost and Found

By Tom Williams (Archebooks. $27.99)

Tom Williams' debut novel, "Lost and Found," is a really well done adventure story that begins in Goodland, Fla. (near Marco Island) but quickly moves to Texas. More...

FWC has recommendations for when black bears threaten

The recent killing of a black bear by a San Carlos Park man and the discovery earlier this year of two slain bears in Collier County underscore the need for Floridians to understand that such action is only permissible if the animal poses a threat, More...

Take stock in these graduates and congratulate them all

It's graduation season, and high school seniors everywhere are celebrating the milestone. More...

The Immokalee Foundation

Take Stock in Children Class of 2009

JESUS ABARCA Mentor: Bill Forbes Additional scholarships: Bright Futures, Tutor Corp Guadalupe Scholarship School activities: National BETA Club Community service: 450 hours logged through his high school career College choice: More...

Naples Winter Wine Festival has dates, theme for 10th anniversary

The Naples Winter Wine Festival will hold its 10th anniversary event —"a celebration of a decade of success and a future of promise" — Jan. 29-31, 2010, with a theme of "Expanding Horizons: Opportunities for Children to Soar! More...

Scotts Miracle-Gro will help celebrate Garden's growth

Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has signed on as presenting sponsor for the grand opening of the expanded and renovated Naples Botanical Garden, a weeklong celebration coming up in November. More...

Youth Haven welcomes bilingual clinician

Beth Krzyzkowski has joined the clinical staff at Youth Haven as an outpatient children's behavioral health specialist. Ms. More...

Red Cross will hold Babysitting Boot Camp

The American Red Cross Collier County Chapter is offering Babysitting Boot Camp for ages 11-15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 8-12. More...

Business News

The tourism report

Looking back: '08 visitors made $1.25 billion impact What's ahead: Overall tourist numbers will drop, but Florida and international guests are on the rise

As part of National Tourism Week, Jack Wert, executive director of the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau, presented his state-of-the-industry report at the annual Paradise Coast Tourism Star Awards luncheon. More...

Chamber's annual gala is a good time to ask: How was season?

Three hundred of Naples' movers and shakers shed their suit jackets and ties for glitzy gowns and handsome tuxes on Saturday night in celebration of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner gala held at the Naples Hilton. More...