March 24, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Bargain prices further reduced for Shelter thrift shop yard sale

Options Thrift Shoppe, an operation of The Shelter for Abused Women & Children, is holding a yard sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 25-26. The shop is at 968 Second Ave. N.  More...

Reserve your spot for rummage sale, craft fair

St. John Neumann Catholic High School will hold a rummage sale, farmers market and craft fair from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in the school parking lot at 3000 53rd St. More...

In case you don’t already know…

Need some direction in your life? Curious about the “other side?” You might find some answers at the sixth annual Spring Mystic Faire presented by Orchid Moon Events from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. More...

Humanistic Seder marks Passover

The Humanistic Jewish Havurah of Southwest Florida, a new affiliate of the Society for Humanistic Judaism, will celebrate Passover with a Humanistic seder on Tuesday, April 19, at the Bonita Bay Club in Bonita Springs.  More...

Find the time for SCORE workshop

SCORE Naples presents a workshop for anyone who struggles with time management at work or at home from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 26, at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Play date set for prospective preschool families

St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School invites preschoolers and their parents to a “Cat in the Hat Play Date” from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, March 29. The evening is open to all families of children who will be 3, 4 or 5 ears old by Sept. 1.  More...

Bark in the Park celebrates pets and their people

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Tin City awaits replica ships

The Pinta and the Nina, replicas of the Columbus’ ships that sailed the ocean blue, will dock at Tin City on Thursday, March 31, and will be open for public tours from Friday, April 1, through Sunday, April 10.  More...

Library friends planning season’s final book talk

Tickets are still available for the final speaker of the Nick Linn Lecture Series presented by Friends of the Library.  Former trial lawyer Nick Grippando, the best-selling author of 18 novels, will address the luncheon crowd at 11:30 a.m. More...

Marco bookshop will welcome Adam Walsh author

Author Les Standiford and Det. Sgt. Joe Matthews will sign copies of “Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America,” at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Sunshine Booksellers, 677 S. Collier Blvd. on Marco Island. More...

It’s a banner weekend for botany enthusiasts

Before the first official week of spring is over, some of the most striking examples of plant life in Southwest Florida will be on display at two venerable shows. More...

After crying, we opened our eyes

On Oct. 16, 2010, our lives changed forever when my stepdaughter Elise accidentally and tragically died from a multi-drug overdose in Pinellas County, Fla. More...

Sale will help provide preschool scholarships

Parents, staff and friends of First Presbyterian Preschool of Naples are organizing the first Junk in the Trunk rummage sale to take place in the school parking lot from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 9. More...

Go for the green at Edison expo

The third annual GreenFest Expo at Edison State College-Collier Campus takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 26. More...

Rabbi James Rudin to speak about interreligious relations

Rabbi James Rudin will address the issues raised in his new book, “Christians and Jews: Faith to Faith,” at 4 p.m. More...

Graduate programs are topic of FGCU expo

Learn about the more than 30 graduate and doctoral programs offered at Florida Gulf Coast University at the Graduate Studies Spring Expo from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Student Union ballroom at FGCU. The public is welcome.  More...

Tutor training coming up with Literacy Volunteers

Volunteer tutors are at the heart of Literacy Volunteers of Collier County, the organization that teaches illiterate and non-English-speaking adults to read, write and understand English.  More...

CLUB NOTES

LW Voters to hear from expert about sustainability   Can you measure your carbon footprint? Do you really know what a carbon footprint consists of? More...

Business News

Boca Bargoons combines quality, experience and value during 30% off sale

Boca Bargoons, famous for having high-end fabrics in stock for less than wholesale has just restocked and their entire inventory is 30% off the lowest ticketed price. More...

Gartner’s eight dos and don’ts drive mobile app sales

By 2015, companies will generate 50 percent of their Web sales via their socialmedia presence and mobile applications, according to Gartner Inc. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Fast-changing markets call for new portfolio management techniques

The traditional portfolio approach of buy and hold and the traditional portfolio composition of equities and bonds might not be the best solution in fast-changing markets with numerous geopolitical challenges.  More...