September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

You’re invited to a Pepsi party

Lighthouse of Collier is throwing a Pepsi Refresh Project Party from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the center at 424 Bayfront Place. More...

Lunch & Learn at Rookery Bay center

The Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center launches its Lunch & Learn lecture series at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 6. More...

Library computer users must have cards

Beginning Friday, Oct. 1, Internet access and use of lab computers at any Collier County Public Library will require a valid CCPL library card, a non-resident CCPL library card or a guest pass.   More...

‘Images of Hope’ settles into its permanent home in Immokalee

In in effort to raise awareness of Immokalee to the greater Collier County area, the Community Foundation of Collier County in 2009 sponsored “Images of Hope: Immokalee – Looking Forward Looking Back,” a photographic journey of Imm More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Author will address open house at PACE Center for Girls

In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee is holding an open house from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday Oct. 6. More...

Say yes to The Naples Players’ first musical of the season

“I Do! I Do!” spans 50 years of the trials and tribulations, laughter and tears in the marriage of Agnes and Michael Snow, from their wedding night into their golden years.   More...

Theatre Conspiracy premieres ‘Cynthia’s Lament’

Theatre Conspiracy presents the world premiere of the comedy “Cynthia’s Lament” Oct. 8-23 at the Alliance of the Arts in Fort Myers.   More...

There’s much to fear at Naples’ Fright Factory

A new Halloween tradition is afoot in Naples. The Fright Factory, with two haunted houses in 20,000 scary square feet at 2320 Vanderbilt Beach Road (formerly The Picture Factory), opens at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. More...

Nominations for makeovers due Oct. 1

Two Collier County residents who are thankful for positive changes they have made in their lives will receive makeovers from several businesses that are members of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce.   More...

Naples twins outpace cancer, stay on track together

There’s perhaps no better time for Beth Freitas and Meg Crandall to celebrate than Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   More...

Family fun flares up for Fire Prevention Awareness Day

The Collier County Fire Marshals and Fire Chiefs associations invite kids and parents to the second annual Fire Prevention Awareness Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Fleischmann Park. More...

Programs raise awareness about domestic violence

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children presents a series of activities in October for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Coming up in the first two weeks of the month: .. Educating with Emery Boards 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2   More...

Collier scouts celebrate centennial

For 100 years, Boy Scouts of America has created a foundation of leadership, service and community for millions of America’s youth.   More...

Business News

Scaring up profits

Halloween shopping expected to top last year

The first signs that Halloween draws nigh usually are seen in drug stores and grocery stores. More...

Wall Street sequel reflects realities of the investment world

In a bit of clever marketing, Naples’ local Mercedes Benz dealership hosted a private party and showing of “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” at Mercato’s Silver Spot Cinema. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

. A Job Search Support Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast. net or visit www.napleschamber.org.   More...