June 17, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

GIVING

Conservancy of   Southwest Florida   honors volunteers   More than 210 Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteers and their guests attended a celebration in honor of the volunteers recently at the Hilton Naples.   More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Saturday is Dad’s day at Mercato

Make it a Father’s Day weekend and start the celebration at Mercato from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, June 19. More...

ALL THAT SUMMER JAZZ

Naples Beach Hotel continues 25-year tradition of free shows

B LUE DICE, A SOULFUL NINE-PIECE BAND FROM Tampa, rolls into town to open the 25th annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concert series at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club on Saturday, June 26. More...

Nathan Brooks to perform at Bayshore Landing

Naples resident and singer/songwriter ffer Nathan Brooks will offer   e a sneak preview of some   m, songs from his new album at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at Bayshore Landing Café.   d   Mr. More...

Cooper, Abagnale added to Town Hall lineup

A notoriously elusive embezzler-turnedfraud consultant and an award-winning investigative reporter/TV host are the latest guests to be announced for the 2011 Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speaker Series.   More...

Naples Botanical Garden welcomes 5,000th member

What began as a family trip to the Naples Botanical Garden on a recent Saturday became a celebration as the Dorio family learned they were the 5,000th members to join the Garden. More...

Meet the candidates at Politics in the Park

Politics in the Park starts at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at the Naples Hilton. The free event features a meet and greet with the candidates plus a straw vote election for the Collier County Commission Districts 2 and 4 seats. More...

Business News

Professionals in demand

Vet techs, IT among hot jobs in a slowly recovering market

Veterinary technicians, surveyors, network systems analysts and computer software engineers are four careers projected to grow by more than twice the average annual percentage in Southwest Florida through 2017.   More...

Job search support group meets weekly

A job search support group for downsized employees of local businesses meets at 10:30 a.m. every Monday at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. More...

Summer headwinds provide good reason to reevaluate portfolio

For many an investor and many an adviser, this conversation rings true:   Investor: What should I do? Sell my equities? Buy gold? How can I even think of buying Treasuries with long-term rates at 3-4 percent? More...