May 6, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Fifth Third Bank launches food drive

In honor of “Fifth Third Day” — the third day of the fifth month — Fifth Third Bank launched its month-long “Fight Hunger. Feed Dreams” effort on Monday, May 3. More...

Fundraiser defies Mother Nature, raises $100,000 for Immokalee kids

It was a dark and stormy Monday morning on April 26 in Southwest Florida. Yet organizers of the 2010 Charity Classic Inter-Club Golf Tournament were undaunted, despite the fact that 100 golfers had paid dearly to tee off at 9:15 a.m. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

WGCU explores Florida’s spiritual communities

TV special titled “Florida: Heaven on Earth?”

Since the late 1800s, Florida has been a haven for spiritual pioneers searching for the “ideal life” in what many consider the ideal communal environment.  More...

Family Harmony

The Cherryholmes Family Band brings blue jeans and bluegrass to the Phil

It’s been two years since The Cherryholmes Family Band appeared at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts and ignited a sold-out crowd into a near frenzy. More...

Talkin’ ‘Tuna’ with two guys who know it all too well

The Naples Players presents a limited engagement of the raucous comedy “Greater Tuna” May 12-22 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre.   More...

Entrepreneur, philanthropist Golisano leads ‘race to the finish’ for C’mon

The Children’s Museum of Naples is celebrating a $5 million challenge grant from Naples entrepreneur and philanthropist B. Thomas Golisano by naming the museum the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On May 6, 1954, in Oxford, England, medical student Roger Bannister cracks track and field’s most notorious barrier: the four-minute mile. Bannister won the mile race with a time of 3 minutes, 59.4 seconds.   More...

Help needed packing meals bound for Haiti

Hope for Haiti’s food packing project in partnership with Kids Against Hunger of Southwest Florida takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Naples High School. The goal is to pack and send more than 200,000 meals to Haiti.   More...

CLUB NOTES

Christian women have fashion shows   on calendar   The Naples Christian Women’s Connection is planning two luncheons with fashion shows at Quail Creek Country Club. Both begin at 11:30 a.m. and cost $23 per person.   More...

Business News

Understanding Goldman Sachs and how it deals

Last week, a variety of Goldman Sachs employees testified before Congress about their role in the financial collapse and specifically their role in sub prime mortgages. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

. The Collier Building Industry Association Remodelers Council Round Table is set for 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at the CBIA office. Register at www.cbia.net.   More...