October 1, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Shelter programs, activities highlight Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children observes National Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a series of events and activities designed to raise awareness about domestic violence during October: • Purple Light Nights, More...

Southwest Florida celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

ALL MONTH LONG >> The Power of Pink, Brighton Collectibles at Coconut Point: Purchase a piece of jewelry from Brighton's 2009 Power of Pink collection and the company donates $10 to Susan G. More...

Grant-writing workshop planned for those who seek Komen funds

The Southwest Florida Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announces the availability of 2010-2011 grant funds. More...

Fire Prevention Awareness Day

Fire Prevention Awareness Day takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Fleischmann Park. Activities will include a celebration of Smokey Bear's 65th birthday. More...

Boutique says 'Here, kitty kitty'

Seraphim Boutique on Fifth Avenue South will host "Angels in Fur," a cat adoption evening to benefit The Humane Society Naples, from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. Food and drink have been donated by Café Lurcat and Fifth Avenue Coffee Company. More...

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2009 Alfred W. French III architecture lecture series begins Oct. 9

The American Institute of Architects FlaSW Chapter announces its 2009 Alfred W. French III Lectures in Architecture series. More...

Hope, courage thrive in special garden at NCH downtown campus

The Garden of Hope and Courage, a 2.5-acre healing garden on the downtown campus of the NCH Healthcare System, had a purpose well before it was completed. Jan Emfield, the garden's visionary, had a very well thought out plan. More...

Classroom grants provide funds for various learning experiences

Teachers and students in dozens of classes in Collier County schools are starting the new school year involved in projects made possible by grants from Connect with a Classroom, a program of The Education Foundation of Collier County. More...

New schedules in effect for DAS

Expanded hours for the Collier County Domestic Animal Services shelter are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Adoptions begin at 11 a.m. and are processed through closing time. More...

Charity golf tournaments fill the fall fundraising calendar

If you want to tee up for a good cause, check out some of these opportunities coming up on the local links: . OCT. More...

Business News

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Seasoned and newbie inventors turned on by U.S. Department of Commerce program

Thanks to Planet Eureka!, area inventors have the chance to put their products on the fast track in a national forum. Planet Eureka! is a program of the U.S. More...

Do you blog? If you're a small business owner, you should

Leery about joining the social media scene? Take a cue from small-business owners Ken and Joanne Glasgow of Simply Cupcakes in Naples. Just two months ago, Mr. More...

Marketing & Public Relations

Debbie Davidson has joined E. Sue Huff & Associates Inc. as an associate. A writer and graphic designer, Ms. Davidson has more than 30 years of experience in the printing and visual arts industry. More...