February 10, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

70 years later, couple says marriage is an adventure they conquer together

Frank Provenzano first laid eyes on the love of his life when he saw her at a birthday party. More...

Get rid of sensitive papers at shred party

Dispose of your old, outdated bank statements and checks, mortgage contracts and auto leases, legal agreements and other sensitive paperwork safely and securely by taking it to a shred party from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Travel abroad with style and substance

Learn more at Renaissance Academy open house

Since 2002, the Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University has sponsored more than 16 high-end, intimately sized, concierge-style excursions abroad. This year’s itinerary is the largest ever.  More...

Have a heart for Mother Earth by recycling on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, Goodwill and Collier County Solid Waste are encouraging Collier residents to show their love for Mother Earth. The two organizations are hosting a recycling event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. More...

GIVING

Diamond Volunteer Program honors Hope for Haiti staff and volunteers

Staff and volunteers from Hope for Haiti enjoyed being the guests of honor as recipients of the Diamond Volunteer Program award at a reception in January at The Residences at Pelican Isle Yacht Club. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

SWFL ARTS SEASON GUIDE 2011

THE VON LIEBIG ART CENTER and THE NAPLES ART ASSOCIATION 585 PARK ST. WWW.NAPLESART.ORG 262-6517 ¦ Art Lecture Feb. 16 “Nazi-Looted Art and the American Response,” by Stephen J. Knerly Jr. of Hahn Loeser & Parks, at 6 p.m. More...

Writer will help Race for the Cure ‘Ta Ta Trotters’

Author Kristie CCook will sign copies ie of her books “Promise” and “Purpose” from 6-8 p1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, DA at Mr. Shower Door in Naples. More...

Goodwill, WGCU present screening of award-winning documentary

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida and WGCU Public Television will host a VIP screening of the award-winning documentary “For Once In My Life” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. More...

Don’t assume your art collection will be a beloved heirloom

Call it a sign of the times or simply different tastes between the generations, but most children, according to Naples family wealth consultant Tamara Surratt, just aren’t interested in their parents’ things. More...

Top 10 things to love about Naples

Alright, we admit it: There’s nothing surprising about chamber of commerce leaders who talk about the virtues of the places they get paid to represent.  Which is what Mike Reagan does, too, when he paraphrases former President Ronald Reaga More...

League plans ‘lively’ discussion of charter form of government

The League of Women Voters of Collier County invites the public to its “Lively League” session a precursor to the general meeting on Monday, Feb. 14, at the Hilton Naples. More...

Naples Municipal Airport officials meet with FAA

Representatives of the City of Naples Airport Authority met with the Federal Aviation Administration in Atlanta last week to identify the next steps in establishing formal air traffic control procedures to help minimize noise in neighborhoods surroun More...

Youth Leadership Collier seeking rising seniors for summer session

Youth Leadership Collier, a program offered by the Leadership Collier Foundation, is accepting applications for its 2011 program to be held June 11-17 at the Hilton Naples. More...

Yellowstone, South Africa on zoo director’s itinerary

Thinking about summer travel plans? Think about joining David Tetzlaff, executive director of The Naples Zoo, and Tauck travel specialists for a trip to Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Tetons or to South Africa.  More...

Quarters will add up to new equipment for blood center

Miles of Quarters, a new campaign for the Community Blood Center, is the first collaborative fundraising effort by the NCH Volunteer Auxiliaries (Downtown Naples Hospital, North Naples Hospital and the Marco Island Healthcare Center) and honorary cam More...

SAVE THE DATE

Project HELP plans a sweet evening   Project HELP Crisis Center holds its 15th annual Chocolate Extravaganza, an evening of hors d’oeuvres, champagne, wine and, of course, chocolate, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Business News

The economy: How America must adapt in order to thrive

Learning about the state of our economy — and how America can compete in the new global economy — is of critical importance to private sector leaders. More...

light-bulb moments

Local inventors tinker and turn profits

IF NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER OF INVENtion, consider marketability its father. One day, they were talking with their offspring. “You are a unique and special gift to the world,” Invention’s mother said. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Love and money in the 21st century

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s a good time to focus on the elephant in the room for seriously dating couples: money, the lack thereof or the disparity therein. More...