November 19, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Immokalee students’ garden project has roots in Education Foundation

Two months have passed since the Education Foundation of Collier County awarded more than 120 classroom grants to Collier County public school teachers. More...

East Naples Fire Department annual toy drive is under way

The East Naples Fire Department is accepting new, unwrapped gifts to help make happy holidays for needy children in Collier County. More...

Pets rule at Howl-A-Day jubilee

Collier County Domestic Animal Services holds its Howl-A-Day Jubilee Pet Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Veterans Community Park. More...

Area Zonta Clubs and Peace Corps helping to save lives in Guatemala

Since 2007, six Zonta Clubs in Southwest Florida have assembled 6,000 birthing kits for use by midwives to ensure safer, more hygienic births in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world. More...

SAVE THE DATE

Philharmonic League plans Nutcracker Gala     More...

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OSCAR

High heels click-clacked across the floor as women bustled to and from dressing rooms. Racing to adjust hats and garments, store staff triplechecked mannequins and merchandise. More...

‘Crimes of the Heart’ coming up next from The Naples Players

Continuing a season of love and laughter with The Naples Players, “Crimes of the Heart” opens at Sugden Community Theatre on Wednesday, Nov 25. More...

It takes a community to help its children achieve their dreams

Imagine waking up in the morning as a student in middle school, with no possible hope of your family being able to afford college when you graduate from high school. More...

The table is set at Ave Maria for 53rd annual Farm City BBQ

SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY A 53-year Collier County tradition   continues when the Farm City BBQ takes place the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, Nov. 25. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On Nov. 19, 1969, Brazilian soccer great Pele scores his 1,000th professional goal in a game, against Vasco da Gama in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium. More...

2009 recipient is a perfect fit for the Glass Slipper

The Education Foundation of Collier County presented its 2009 Glass Slipper Award to Allyson Loos in recognition of her dedication and service to Collier County children.   More...

‘Trail Blazers’ address PACE girls

PACE Center for Girls, Collier at Immokalee, has started a series of monthly Trail Blazer seminars in which local professional men and women share inspirational stories with PACE students. More...

It’s Christmastime at Palm Cottage

The Naples Historical Society presents Christmas at Palm Cottage through the holiday season. November hours are 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (closed on Thanksgiving Day). Starting Dec, 1, the cottage is open 1-4 p.m. More...

Mutts get break on spay/neuter services

Mutts make up the largest percentage of dogs euthanized in shelters each year.   More...

Juniper Village collects for Harry Chapin Food Bank

Juniper Village at Naples is collecting canned food and dry goods this month for the Harry Chapin Food Bank. More...

Business News

Hueys: Fascinating flying machines

Owner did his research before launching business devoted to Huey helicopters

Before embarking on a career, Mike Turner conducted thorough research. Hoping that his life’s work would tie into a love for travel, he thought he might delve into something export-related. More...

Why you should talk to your advisers about C, I and G

Give me a C, an I, a G! And what have you got? GDP! Louder! GDP!   More...