August 6, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Two public meetings set for input about Bayshore Gateway Triangle

Collier County residents will have an opportunity next week to provide input that will help shape the future of the cultural arts within the community. More...

Child's Path Preschool plans open house

Child's Path Preschool is holding a back-to-school open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the school at 3144 Santa Barbara Blvd. north of Golden Gate Parkway. More...

Hodges U. presents free seminar for women

"Women Empowering Women: Questioning the Status Quo, Challenging Assumptions and Pushing Boundaries" is the title of a free seminar at Hodges University from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11. More...

Arthritis Foundation hosts free seminar about knees

A free seminar about new treatments for arthritis of the knees will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at the YMCA of the Palms-Greater Naples Branch, 5450 YMCA Road. Dr. Fredrick Buechel Jr. More...

Waterside Shops, C'Mon host hands-on fun for kids

Waterside Shops and the Children's Museum of Naples are pairing up for free educational and outreach programs featuring hands-on activities for children ages 4-8. Here's what's coming up in the pavilion at Waterside Shops: . More...

Special Sections

Opera Naples tunes up for second annual Eurofest benefit

A celebration of the art and arias of Italy, Spain, France and Germany comes to Naples when the second annual Eurofest, a benefit for Opera Naples, takes place from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at the home of maestro William Noll. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On Aug. 6, 1932, Richard Hollingshead Jr. first registered his patent for the drive-in movie theater. Hollingshead was awarded the patent in May of the following year, though it was declared invalid in 1950. More...

David Lawrence Center will honor women during Recovery Month

In honor of the 20th annual National Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month in September, the David Lawrence Center is accepting nominations of women to recognize during a celebration Saturday evening, Sept. 26. More...

Sign up for the Bulldog Dash to take a bite out of cancer

Oakridge Middle School invites runners of all ages and abilities to sign up for the Dulldog Dash, a 5K run to raise money for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. More...

C'Mon earns $5,000 grant to promote traveling exhibit

VISIT FLORIDA, the state's official source for travel planning, has awarded a $5,000 Cultural Heritage and Nature Tourism Grant to Children's Museum of Naples. More...

Trash or treasure? Find out at Juniper Village 'Roadshow'

The public is invited to Juniper Village/ Wellspring Memory Care's version of PBS' "Antiques Roadshow" from 4-p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13. Two appraisers will be on hand to estimate the value of items brought in to the center at 1155 Encore Way. More...

Business News

Tammie Nemecek:

Talking economic development

TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT JUNKIES, nirvana occurs when diverse and growing businesses combine with a great quality of life, resulting in a vibrant community where everyone thrives. More...

Hilton Naples, Shula's host Deion Sanders and local youth football

You could definitely feel an undercurrent of excitement among the group of about 30 who waited in a private room in Shula's Steak House in the Hilton Naples last Friday evening. More...

The great debate: Inflation or deflation?

What debate? The debate in every money manager's mind. The debate in most boardrooms. The debate at the coffee shops in rural towns with small manufacturing businesses. The debate at your kitchen table. The debate within my own mind. More...