March 31, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

David Lawrence Center offers screenings, educational programs about alcohol abuse

In honor of National Alcohol Awareness Month, the David Lawrence Center, Collier County’s only nonprofit, community mental health and substance abuse treatment center, is conducting free, anonymous alcohol screenings and educational presentatio More...

North Naples fire stations collecting canned, dried goods for food bank

Two Men and a Truck has partnered with the North Naples Fire District for a Snowbird Food Drive to benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank.  More...

High school organizes 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. SW in Naples.   More...

Renaissance Academy has the ticket for summer-fall travel adventures

The Renaissance Academy of Florida GulfG Coast University has four trips on theth itinerary for summer and fall. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

A peek Behind the Curtain

A glimpse of the upcoming entertainment season

A s the 2010-2011 season starts to wind down, two major entertainment venues are giving glimpses of what’s to come for 2011-2012. The Barbara B. More...

Library presents ‘Poetry as Art, Poetry as Therapy’

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Collier County South Regional Library presents “Poetry as Art, Poetry as Therapy” at 2 p.m. More...

CLUB NOTES

Naples Music Club makes note of board   More...

In year two, Imagine Solutions ‘building an extraordinary audience’

“Intelligent, rational people, looking for intelligent, rationale solutions to some of our toughest problems.”  That’s how Tyler Mathisen, an anchor at CNBC and that cable network’s vice president for strategic editorial More...

Speech therapy plays vital role in improving communication for children with autism

April is Autism Month. Florida Weekly will present an article on dif ferent aspects of dealing with autism each week in the month ahead.   More...

Civil Air Patrol honors Marco senior member

Lt. Col. Frank Damico has been named Senior Member of the Year for 2010 by the Marco Island Composite Squadron of the Marco Island Civil Air Patrol.  More...

Sale will help fund 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...

Academy seeks instructors

The call is out for instructors for summer/fall 2011 and winter/spring 2012 classes at the FGCU Renaissance Academy. Volunteers are also welcome to join curriculum planning committees. More...

Foundation’s philanthropic network honors 10 Women of Initiative

The Women’s Philanthropic Network of the Community Foundation of Collier County will celebrate the 2011 Women of Initiative during a luncheon ceremony Tuesday, April 5, at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. More...

Business News

Losing Robb & Stucky

THE OLD ROBB & STUCKY COMPANY BUILDING ON Hendry Street in Fort Myers bears the name fashioned into its brick façade — though the firm went on to greater success, and hasn’t owned the downtown building for decades.  More...

Every company needs an effective social media policy

An employee drops the “F-bomb” in a tweet and it spreads quickly on the Internet, Facebook and YouTube. Do you think your company is immune from this scenario? Think again. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Gold might be ‘the currency of first resort’

Gold is back in the financial headlines. Gold closed on March 23 at $1,438 an ounce, an all-time high. More...