January 20, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Step out to help fight hunger

Did you have threeree square meals today? Howw about yesterday? Thousandsnds of people in Southwestt Florreduce Florida didn’t. Help reduce those numbers by joiningoining the WINK-News Feeds Families Hunger Walk on Saturday, Jan. More...

Greater Naples Leadership celebrates milestone

Greater Naples Leadership recently celebrated its 15th anniversary by welcoming guest speaker Tipper Gore for dinner and program at a private club in Naples.  More...

Everglades airpark takes a flight back in time

The first commercial airline carried passengers from St. Petersburg, Fla., to Tampa in 1914, only 11 years after the Wright Brothers first flew. More...

Republican control is topic of talk

Jack Tymann, a former president of Westinghouse International whose team led business development and government relations in 75 countries, will discuss his perspective on the state of the union and moving forward with a Republican-controlled House o More...

Federal grant will help enhance Collier’s adult Drug Court program

The Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded the Collier County Housing, Human and Veteran Services Department a two-year, $197,614 grant for the Collier County Adult Drug Court program for which David Lawrence Center is the treatment provide More...

Private schools announce open house dates

Two private Catholic schools are planning open house events:  Royal Palm Academy will welcome prospective students and their families at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, to meet staff, tour the grounds and visit with students in the classroom. More...

SAVE THE DATE

Take your travel dreams to Founders Fund benefit   More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Oral history film project honored with an Ava Award

Naples Historical Society’s oral history project film directed by Alex Goldstein of ABG World has won the Ava Award from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. More...

Private Rauschenbergs go public

Naples Museum of Art shows some never before seen works by the legendary artist

Dr. John and Fran Fenning first met the pioneering artist Robert Rauschenberg in 1987. More...

This artist’s work is no fish tale

Naples Masters Winter Art Festival will have lots of keepers

Bonnie Warecki knows how to “reel in” visitors to art shows. She displays and sells her captivating and colorful “Gyotaku” fish prints — rubbings made from fish she literally reels in from the ocean.  More...

Read-A-Thon will celebrate the power of literature

To emphasize the importance of literacy, more than a dozen notable Neapolitans will take turns reading for about 15 minutes each, in relay fashion, from a favorite book of their choice during Literacy Volunteers of Collier County’s first Read-A More...

Fill a bowl with soup and help fight hunger

Join the fight against hunger when the Barron Collier Potters Guild and Panera Bread present the fifth annual Empty Bowls soup lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Chamber hosts expert on Cuba

Fidel Castro has stepped out of formal power. His brother Raul has taken over; does it imply a significant change in Cuba? They handle the oldest dictatorship regime in the three Americas; is it going to change any time soon?  More...

COMMUNITY SAFETY DAY ON MARCO ISLAND

Young and old alike got up close and person with emergency response and law enforcement workers during Marco Island Community Safety Day at Veterans Park on Jan. 8. ¦   More...

GOOOH on Marco plans candidate selection exercise

Members of GOOOH, Get Out of Our House, will hold a candidate selection workshop from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Mackle Park Community Center.  More...

Professor will analyze Tea Party and politics

The Renaissance Academy of FGCU-Naples Center presents Peter Bergerson, Ph.D., with a program titled “The Tea Party and American Politics,” an analysis and retrospective on the newest party phenomenon in American politics, from 10-11:30 a More...

SPORTS SHORTS

Bike ride will raise funds for pathways   More...

CLUB NOTES

Penn Staters meet for lunch   The Penn State Alumni Chapter of Naples holds its monthly luncheon meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at the Country Club of Naples. More...

Business News

Better Business Bureau says beware of common fraud schemes

Being vigilant against fraud is not only important for a company’s bottom line; it also strengthens customer trust in the business. More...

Deficit problems reach critical mass

The cry of “Wolf!” in the fable “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” was intended to be an alarm to get the townspeople to prepare and protect themselves from oncoming danger. 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...