September 9, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

‘Get on the bus’ at back-to-school luncheon Sept.22

The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club will host a Back-to-School Luncheon for the Education Foundation of Collier County on Wednesday, Sept. 22. More...

Safari in remote Namibia offers inexpensive glimpse of an alien world

With the dawn, our four-wheeldrive Land Rover heads into the Opuwa Region, the gateway to the remote tribal lands of the Himba. We bounce along rocky tracks in this semi-arid, mountainous land, one of the last untouched areas of southern Africa. More...

Rookey Bay needs volunteers for trail duty

Friends of Rookery Bay needs volunteers to help with trail maintenance in preparation of National Estuaries Day later this month. The Snail Trail needs trimming, pruning, weeding and exotic plant removal. Volunteers are needed from 8 a.m. More...

Youth Haven gets funds for art therapy

At The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation’s 2010 Community Support Breakfast, CEO Ron McSwiney of Youth Haven accepted a check in the amount of $500 to support the organization’s “Therapy Through the Arts Initiative” for childre More...

Get acquainted with newcomers

The Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have been permanent residents of Naples for no more than five years and who want to meet others who are new to the area.   More...

SAVE THE DATE

On your mark,   get set for   Stroller Derby   More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

CenturyLink says ‘C’mon’ to $10,000 for kids’ museum

Facebook fans in Southwest Florida have a chance to give The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples a $10,000 boost in preparation for its opening early next year. More...

Hall of Fame tickets available

Tickets for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2010 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County are available.   More...

Encounter art from around the country at The von Liebig

With an exhibition open to entries from artists across the country, National Art Encounter 2010 at The von Liebig Art Center reflects the mood and interests of today’s contemporary visual artists. More...

Naples Municipal Airport looks to extend runway

Noise issues, quality of life concerns being debated

The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to approve plans to lengthen a runway at Naples Municipal Airport. More...

Collier teachers welcome good news about connecting with classroom grants

Many Collier County teachers received a surprise visit on Thursday, Sept. 2, from representatives of The Education Foundation bearing news that the teachers had won Connect With A Classroom grants. More...

Youth Haven seeks girls for ‘All About Me’ group

Classes are forming for two fall sessions of Youth Haven’s popular “All About Me” self-esteem building group for girls. More...

Locals attend Tiffany Circle Summit in D.C.

Tamara Surratt, founder and president of Legacy Family Office, attended the American Red Cross’ 2010 Tiffany Circle Summit in Washington, D.C. More...

Republican women resume luncheons

After the summer hiatus, the Women’s Republican Club of Naples Federated, Inc. resumes its monthly meetings on Friday, Sept. 10, at the Country Club of Naples. More...

WCA announces November luncheon

The Women’s Cultural Alliance of the Jewish Federation of Collier County welcomes book critic and lecturer Elaine Newton as guest speaker at the group’s luncheon on Friday, Nov. 12, at Grey Oaks Country Club.   More...

Business News

Disabled workers

The vast and untapped talent pool

Norma Rodenfels is smart. So is Mike Schrider. More...

FGCU Small Business Development Center offers QuickBooks seminar

Florida Gulf Coast University’s Small Business Development Center will host a four-week QuickBooks Simple Start Series from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 10, 17, 24 and Oct. 1 at FGCU Main Campus - Lutgert Hall #4201.   More...

Still useful but no longer used electronics? Head to GadgetEase

It there’s anything that changes faster than the weather, it has to be modern electronic technology.   More...