September 24, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Watch these gardens grow

A look at some robust gardens sprouting up around Southwest Florida

Veterans Memorial Elementary, Naples PARENTS LOOKING TO IMPROVE THE LUNCHES AT THEIR CHILDREN'S SCHOOL last year launched a garden project that's branching out in a number of directions. More...

Costco stores join in tournament for Children's Miracle Network

Costco stores in Naples, San Carlos Park and Fort Myers will hold the first annual Children's Miracle Network Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Old Corkscrew Golf Club. More...

Walk for the Way sets out Saturday

The United Way of Collier County will host its fourth annual Walk for the Way at North Collier Regional Park on Saturday, Sept. 26. Registration begins at 8 a.m. More...

Collier County teachers, students welcome special deliveries

More than 20 volunteers from The Education Foundation of Collier County fanned out across the area and delivered 120 grant awards totaling nearly $58,000 to public schools on one day earlier this month. More...

Special Sections

Mercato extends a hand to Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Rosalia Podolak jokes that, maybe, the hormones made her do it. While on maternity leave, Ms. Podolak watched the reality show "Oprah's Big Give" and was inspired to find a way to help the Naples community. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On Sept. 24, 1996, bestselling author Stephen King releases two new novels at once. The first, "Desperation," was released under King's name, while the second, "The Regulators," was published under his pseudonym, Richard Bachman. More...

Junior Achievement Invitational will tee off at Grey Oaks Oct. 16

The 2009 Junior Achievement Southwest Florida Invitational golf tournament tees off Friday, Oct. 16, on the Pine Course at Grey Oaks County Club. Registration is $6,500 per foursome and $3,750 for a twoplayer team. Upon their 9:30 a.m. More...

Local shelter participates in national Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children launches the national Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Here's your chance to wear that dress again

The Wedding and Party Professionals of Naples are holding The Bridal Bowl from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at Beacon Bowl in North Naples. All proceeds will benefit The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. More...

Business News

A cathedral of art and design

Where interior designers get it all, from everywhere

The goliath-sized front doors, opened by a suited attendant, welcome you to Southwest Florida's cathedral for the interior design industry. More...

Sunset cruises: the newest venue for business networking

A sunset cruise is something we year 'round residents tend to reserve for when family and friends visit, but longtime Neapolitans Patricia Cotte and Harmen Rost van Tonningen have transformed these mini-getaways into Sip 'n' Sails, a fun and educat More...

How to find a good adviser for your investments

Look through any Southwest Florida magazine or newspaper and you are bombarded by ads from banks, brokers, insurance companies, investment advisors and peddlers of investment products. More...