March 10, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Hazelden hosts benefit luncheon in honor of Collier’s Scott Salley

Academy Award-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. will be the keynote speaker at a community luncheon hosted by Hazelden on Thursday, March 24, at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. More...

Free forum examines ‘Quality of Place’ as a factor in community sustainability

Project Innovation, the initiative to execute a plan for economic diversity and sustainability in Collier County, holds its next public event from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, at The Naples Zoo. More...

University presidents on panel for EAN

Three Southwest Florida university presidents will be the guest speakers when the European American Network meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, at the Bonita Bay Club. More...

ESU will hear from former government agent

Scientist, government agent and entrepreneur John Fishwick will discuss “Critical Thinking and Effective Reasoning” when the Naples Branch of the English Speaking Union meets at 4:30 p.m. More...

League of Women Voters hosts panel discussion on civic awareness

Members and guests of the League of Women Voters of Collier County will hear about “The State of Civic Awareness and Participation” at a meeting beginning at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 14, at the Hilton Naples. More...

Community Foundation awards $172,450 in grants to Collier County nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Collier County is celebrating 25 years of providing services to donors and nonprofits throughout the community.munity. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Everglades City has home tours and art show

Nine historic homes and buildings in Everglades City will open their doors to visitors from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, March 12. The Everglades Society for Historic Preservation sponsors the tour.  More...

Photos

Barbara Schwartz, left, won a $50 game and split the final coverall game to win another $125 at a recent Monday Night Bingo at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive. More...

Methodist church plans first gala

North Naples United Methodist Church hosts its inaugural “Faith For The Future” gala dinner and auction Saturday, March 19, at the Hilton Naples. More...

NCEF serves up first Lunch Boxes of Love

On the heels of the Jan. More...

Top dogs take a bite out of crime in Collier County

Imagine being able to spend 24 hours a day with your best friend, companion and confidant. More...

All eyes are smiling as parade day approaches

The 33rd annual Naples St. Patrick’s Day Parade is set for Saturday, March 12.  More...

Clerk of courts holds workshops to help public access information

March 13-19 is Sunshine Week in Collier County, corresponding with the national initiative that underscores the importance of open government and serves as a reminder to all citizens of their right to access public records and public meetings.  More...

Golden Gate celebrates Frontier Days

Golden Gate goes back to the wild, wild West for its 27th annual Frontier Days festival, Thursday through Sunday, March 10-13. More...

Former first lady will inaugurate FGCU President’s Lecture Series

Laura Bush, the former first lady of the United States, will be the guest of honor at the inaugural President’s Lecture Series sponsored by the Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation. Mrs. Bush, whose husband George W. More...

Orchid society awards scholarships

The Naples Orchid Society awards scholarships to students pursuing botany, conservation or environmental science as part of its mission to promote the appreciation and cultivation of orchids and the preservation of native orchids.  More...

Business News

Buy at Bargain Box and benefit Baby Basics

All sale proceeds from the Bargain Box Thrift Store on Saturday, March 12, will be donated to help Baby Basics purchase diapers for 275 families in Collier and Lee counties. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At 331 Eighth St. More...

MANSCAPING

More and more men are spending money on grooming

AMERICAN MEN ARE NOT GOING TO BE PINNED LIKE BUTterflies to the old stereotypes.  No clearer proof of that notion exists up and down the Southwest Floirda coast than the increasingly robust business of “manscaping” — a term of More...

Apply now for Leadership Collier class of 2011-12

Leadership Collier is accepting applications for the 2011-12 class.  More...