November 5, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Get acquainted with the Naples Newcomers Club

The Naples Newcomers Club is designed to help women who have been permanent residents of Naples for no more than five years meet and develop friendships with others who are new to the area. More...

Sell your stuff at ‘Treasures in a Trunk’

Transform your castaways into cash by setting up at “Treasures in a Trunk,” at Big Cypress Marketplace, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. Spaces are $10 per 9-by-20-foot area; tables are $10 each.   More...

Naples Depot the scene of traditional USO Show

The Collier County Museum presents the fourth annual Veterans Day USO Show from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Naples Depot. More...

Clerk of courts urges citizens: Don’t overpay for property deed services

Collier County property owners can obtain a certified copy of their property deed through the recording department in the office of the clerk of the circuit court for $1 per page plus $2 for document certification and any mailing costs.   More...

The wheels on ‘Monte’s bus’ keep turning toward Immokalee

It’s exactly 8:15 a.m. on a sunny Tuesday morning when a Collier County public school bus pulls out of the Sam’s Club parking lot in North Naples. More...

NFL legends visit Step by Step in advance of charity shootout

Former players from the National Football League toured Step by Step Early Childhood Education & Therapy Center recently to learn more about the charity, which is one of three to benefit from the Inaugural Gridiron Legends Charity Shootout coming up More...

Love is in the air

It seems that people are once again smitten by the U.S. equity market. Words such as; “I love this stock” or “I love the market at these levels” are being bantered about again.   More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

MOMz Hot ROCKs

Naples International Film Festival screens eclectic mix of indie gems

I was thinking about the Mom thing, and how     you’re shoved into this box, and you’re marginalized                   and silenced and alienated and exhausted, More...

A new season of Art in the Park begins Saturday

The von Liebig Art Center will present an Art in the Park festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, on Park Street, alongside the center. More...

Wondering what not to miss? Here are a few must sees

Unfortunately, we weren’t able to view everything before the festival, but we did see some flicks that really wowed us. More...

Finish the week at Mercato First Friday

With a refreshing nip in the air as cooler temperatures move in, Mercato First Fridays make for a night on the town that’s not to be missed. More...

Architecture lecture series concludes

The American Institute of Architects FlaSW Chapter concludes its 2009 Alfred W. French III Lectures in Architecture series on Friday, Nov. 6, at the International Design Center in Estero.   More...

League of Women Voters invites public to hear county experts

The League of Women Voters of Collier County invites members and the public to a panel discussion about “Your Tax Bill, The Budget and The Services You Expect” at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, at the Collier Athletic Club.   More...

Veterans council plans Nov. 11 celebration in Cambier Park

The Collier County Veterans Council hosts its Armistice Day-Veterans Day 2009 celebration Wednesday, Nov. 11, in Cambier Park. The prelude will begin at 10:15 a.m., followed by a formal ceremony at 10:40 a.m.   More...

It’s time for Toys for Tots campaign

The Marine Corps. League of Naples has launched its 2009 Toys for Tots program. Started in 1947, Toys for Tots has become a familiar and important element of the Christmas holiday landscape. More...

St. Matthew’s House plans Fall Festival and Food Drive

St. Matthew’s House will holds its second annual Fall Festival and Food Drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at Fleischmann Park in downtown Naples. More...

It’s time to shape up for pedaling with the Naples Pathways Coalition

The Naples Pathways Coalition is a nonprofit advocacy group that champions a safe, interconnected system of pathways, bike lanes and sidewalks for all users of non-motorized transportation. More...

SAVE THE DATE

Carrabba’s fashion show will benefit Eden Florida     Eden Autism Services Florida will hold a fashion show and luncheon at noon Monday, Nov. 9, at Carrabbas’s in North Naples. More...

Business News

SWF battery empire charged by lottery winnings

Jason Fry aims to be the Battery King of Southwest Florida with a series of Batteries Plus franchise purchases, a business plan boosted by the $13.6 million lump-sum payment Mr. Fry opted for when he won the Florida Lottery less than two years ago. More...

Social networking helps find jobs and job candidates

Last week, public relations professional Shannon Palmer shared how she utilized social media tools to land a job in Southwest Florida, more than 1,200 miles away from her Boston home. More...

Foundation should be part of your planned giving team

The Community Foundation of Collier County understands that estate planning is a balancing act. More...