May 20, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Interfaith service welcomes all

PFLAG Naples — Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays — invites the community to its third annual “Bringing Unity to Community” interfaith convocation at 2 p.m. More...

A proud Take Stock graduate and her mentor reflect

High school graduation is a significant benchmark in the lives of young people and their families. It represents a coming of age like no other in our society. More...

Gulf Coast Runners awards scholarships

Gulf Coast Runners has awarded $30,500 in scholarships to 16 graduating high school seniors via the Gulf Coast Runners Youth Development Fund. More...

Scholarship program honors memory of former Rookery Bay board member

The National Estuarine Research Reserve Association and the Friends of Rookery Bay announce a new scholarship program for undergraduate students. More...

Shelter seeks summer volunteers

Got extra time this summer? Share it and help The Shelter for Abused Women & Children transform the lives of domestic violence victims. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Silverspot extends ‘Oceans,’ sales benefit Rookery Bay

The run of DisneyNature’s “Oceans” has been extended to Friday, June 4, at Silverspot Cinema, with $1 from each ticket sold going to the Friends of Rookery Bay. More...

FULLY BOOKED

Considering how we choose what we read

When I meet couples, I generally like to hear the story of how they got together. Was it a chance meeting? Were they set up? Did they go to the same school? How   did they pick each other out? More...

Florida Weekly launches round two of fiction challenge

The first round of our fiction challenge drew about a dozen submissions from readers who riffed on a vintage photograph to create tales of redemption and renewal among other themes. More...

Hope for Haiti packs 286,000 meals for storm season

Hundreds of volunteers of all ages pitched in when Hope for Haiti held a Kids Against Hunger of Southwest Florida meal-packing event at Naples High School earlier this month. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On May 20, 1506, the great Italian explorer Christopher Columbus dies in Valladolid, Spain. Columbus, and most others, greatly underestimated the world’s size. More...

SALUTE TO THE TROOPS

Cambier Park was the scene of All-American fun and patriotic pride on Saturday afternoon, May 15.  More...

26 grads accept Founders Fund scholarships

Twenty-six Naples and Collier County graduating seniors have earned $2   2,000 college   ho sch   scholarships from Th The Founders Fund for   the 2010-2011 school year. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Take a TIP   for the fast track   to being a teacher   Florida Gulf Coast University’s Teacher Immersion Program in the College of Education is taking applications for the Florida teacher certification program. More...

Centerpoint church construction under way

DeAngelis Diamond Construction has started construction on Centerpoint Community Church and Youth Center on Golden Gate Parkway. More...

Conservancy welcomes volunteers who love people and SWF nature

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida counts on volunteers to provide nearly $1 million in services each year. The only job requirements are outstanding people skills and a love for nature. More...

Business News

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA’S MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CLEANING BUSINESS IS STILL MOPPING UP

D ON RHOTON CRUISES DOWN FROM his headquarters on Metro Parkway to meet a client in Naples. On any given day, the sales manager for Pyramid II Janitorial Supply can find   More...

Investment information: Necessity or toxic overload?

One of the most difficult things for an investor to do is to create the framework or ground rules for investing — both managing your own portfolio as well as selecting and evaluating a third-party adviser. More...

Doubletree collects industry accolades

Guest Services Inc. announces Doubletree Guest Suites Naples has won four industry awards for 2009: the Connie Award, the CARE Cup, the Pride Award and the Hospitality Award of Excellence from Hilton Hotels Corp.   More...