February 24, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

New tutors, more training at Literacy Volunteers

Literacy Volunteers of Collier County graduated 18 new tutors following a two-day training session at the group’s Naples offices. More...

Sisterhood plans lunch at Roy’s

The Temple Shalom Sisterhood will hold a luncheon fashion show to benefit the temple’s religious school at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, at Roy’s restaurant in the Promenade in Bonita Springs. More...

Retired bishophop will visit United ChChurch of Christ

Naples Uniteded Church of Christst will welcome retiredd Bishop John Shelbyy Spong at two morning nn services and an afternoon lecturee Sunday, March 6. Hee will speak at the 9 rn and 11 a.m. regular services and again at 3 p.m.  More...

St. Matthew’s House caters to all

As the saying goes, “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.”  At St. Matthew’s House, we do both.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

With luck and fundraising, St. Patrick’s Day Parade tradition will continue

The 33rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will follow its traditional route through Old Naples beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 12. As in years past, nearly 40,000 people are expected to line the streets.  More...

Young Naples equestrians ride to strong showing in Kentucky

Bobbin Hollow Equestrian Center’s new middle school show team debuted at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s Saddle Seat Kick Off show earlier this month at Morehead State University in Kentucky.  More...

Movies, mah-jongg and more on Marco

The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island welcomes the public to several programs in the weeks ahead. All programs take place at JCMI headquarters, 991 Winterberry Drive. Unless otherwise noted, call JCMI at 642-0800 for more information.  More...

Regional planning council looks at wide-ranging issues

Representatives of every county and city government in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, Hendry and Glades counties met last Thursday morning to discuss interconnected waterways, social networking, disaster planning and agriculture.  More...

Two new members appointed to airport noise committee

The Naples Airport Authority has appointed Edith Scott “Scottie” Yeager and Bob Erbstein to its Noise Compatibility Committee to serve for four years.  More...

Volunteer mechanics plan their next car care ministry

First Baptist Church of Naples holds its next car care ministry from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 5, at the church on Orange Blossom Boulevard. Appointments are required by March 1 and can be made by calling Rod Foster at 596- 8600, ext. More...

Desserts and auction at First Baptist Academy

The faculty and staff of First Baptist Academy invite the public to “Friends of the Lion,” an evening of desserts and a live auction beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the school at 3000 Orange Blossom Blvd. More...

Methodist church plans first gala event

North Naples United Methodist Church hosts its inaugural “Faith for the Future” gala dinner and auction Saturday, March 19, at the Hilton Naples. Entertainment will be provided by soloists Peggy Ryba and Dan Lamey. More...

A golden mission:

Rescuers succeed in saving retrievers

The sign out front reads Angel Animal Hospital, butt Dr. Pegah Gillette’ss Bonita Springss clinic could just as well bee called Golden Retrieverr Central. More...

Photos

Teaching interns and eager students, creative independent spirits, Dads and daughters, “Wackie Jackie” and lots of others got in touch with their artistic sides during “Nuts about T More...

Business News

Social entrepreneurs: Visionaries of a new generation

At the first Imagine Solutions Conference last year, memorable ideas often came from unexpected sources. In fact, the least known speakers, the social entrepreneurs, were among the best received. More...

Survey shows high interest in direct flights from RSW to Caribbean, Latin America

The Hispanic Institute at Hodges University has issued the results of a survey quantifying the interest for nonstop service from Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) to Caribbean and Latin American countries.  More...

Passenger numbers drop in January

During January, 726,322 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), a decrease of 0.7 percent compared to January 2010.  More...