September 2, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Stimulus funds for AC upgrades

Starting this week, Florida homeowners who upgrade their air-conditioning systems can qualify for a $1,500 rebate from the state. More...

Estate planning attorneys invited

Estate planning attorneys are invited to a free seminar about “Estate Planning for Animal Lovers” presented by Andrew Hill Investment Advisors Inc. beginning at noon Wednesday, Sept. More...

School’s in, and supplies are in demand

Collier County public school students are back in the classroom, and many of them still need pencils and other basic supplies to help them have a successful start to the year. More...

Foundation plans back-to-school fundraising lunch

Members of the community as well as area students and educators are invited to “get on the bus” with the Education Foundation of Collier County at a backto school luncheon presented by Fifth Third Bank at noon Wednesday, Sept. More...

Here come the brides, there go the gowns

It sounds crazy, but once the big day is over, some modern brides vow to “Trash the Dress” in a photo session that no doubt makes for some interesting last shots in the wedding album.   More...

Immokalee High School senior has designs on a fashion career

Jonathan Cantu spent the summer in a city he had only imagined. More...

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Golfers can tee up to benefit area charities

Here’s what’s coming up for a good cause on the local links:   More...

Buffalo Bills fans welcome new members

The Buffalo B Bills Backers e of Naples w welcome new mem members for the 2010 NFL season. The group watches regula regular season and post-season Buffalo Bills games at Tavern on the Bay at the corner of Goodlette-Frank Road and U.S. 41. More...

CLYDE

CLYDE King of Clouds, Swami of the Swamp

Clyde Butcher is not your usual SOB. The son   C   of ab   bomb maker, he’s willing to proffer good friendly   advi advice right up front: “Always carry a stick.”   A   big stick. More...

Searching for Solutions finds new director

Dolly Roberts, one of Naples’ leading marketing and public relations practitioners, is the new executive director of the Searching for Solutions Institute. More...

Art museum director resigns

Michael Culver, the director and chief curator of the Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, has stepped down to concentrate on his own painting and writing projects, museum officials have announced.   More...

Collier schools get $4 million

The Collier County School District learned last week it will receive a little more than $4 million in federal stimulus funds under the Race to the Top program. More...

Kinder-Sports starts next week for ages 4-6

They’ve mastered walking and, for the most part, running. Now they have the chance to develop the skills necessary for sports activities in a fun atmosphere. More...

CLUB NOTES

Orchid Society   hosts grower   The Naples Orchid Society meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Moorings Presbyterian Church.   More...

Write why you should win a wedding

>> Wedding bells will ring for free for one lucky couple that wins a contest in conjunction with the National Association of Wedding Professionals, Naples Chapter, 2010 Sunset Weddings Show.   More...

Make a run for it and make a difference

Here are some chances to run/walk with others who want to do so for a good cause as well as for good health:   More...

SAVE THE DATE

Gala will benefit   autism agency   The second annual “Hispanos Unidos” gala sponsored by the Council of Hispanic Business Professionals begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. More...

Business News

TIME TESTED

BUSINESSES WITH WHAT IT TAKES TO THRIVE PAST 50

President Dwight D. Eisenhower declared Southwest Florida a disaster area when Hurricane Donna ravaged Fort Myers, Congress ordered 3,500 soldiers sent to Vietnam, and a star was added to the American flag for Hawaii.   More...

CDs and bonds carry their own sets of risks

The premise of investing is to get a return appropriate for the risk. The return comes from income, capital appreciation and, if applicable, tax advantages. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

. Zonta Club of Naples meets at noon Tuesday, Sept. 7, at the Hilton Naples. RSVP to Sally Sitta at 262-1283. For more information, visit www.zontanaples. org.   More...