April 7, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

The club membership dispute

Brian Lucas, vice chairman of the Bonita Bay Group, offers his explanation of a sometimes rancorous fight between the company and members of its private clubs who sought a return of their membership down payments in 30 days, as the company originally More...

Fifth Third Bank launches drive to ‘Fight Hunger. Feed Dreams.’

Fifth Third Bank launches its second annual “Fight Hunger. Feed Dreams” food drive on Monday, April 11. More...

Sale will help fund preschool scholarships

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

Take a tour, sign up to help with Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Collier County invites the public along on its next “Habi- Tour and Breakfast” bus tour departing from Habitat for Humanity headquarters, 11145 Tamiami Trail E., at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 13.  More...

With eyes wide open, tour goers see success stories in Immokalee

On a recent Monday morning in Naples, a group of magnanimous individuals boarded a bus bound for Immokalee. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

B-I-N-G-O every Monday on Marco

With the exception of Passover on April 18, bingo takes place every Monday evening through May 2 at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island. Doors open and free dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. Bonanza is posted at 6:15 p.m. More...

GET MOVING

Everglades Ride includes new route off-road in the Fakahatchee Strand   The Naples Pathways Coalition urges cyclists to sign up now for the Everglades Ride to benefit the Everglades River of Grass Greenway on Sunday, April 17.  More...

ON THE LINKS

Hit the links for some good causes

Here are some charity golf tournaments coming up around Naples and Collier County:  ¦ The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Golf Classic is set for Friday, April 15, at Quail West Golf & Country Club. More...

First Book gives kids something to take home

First Book-Collier County has provided 250,000 new books to children in pre-kindergarten through second-grade classes since its founding in 2005. More...

Nutrition plays essential role for children with autism

April is Autism Awareness Month Florida Weekly will feature an article on different aspects of dealing with autism during the month.   More...

FGCU announces plans for program in museum studies

The Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida has partnered with Florida Gulf Coast University to develop programs in museum studies at the university. More...

Candlelight vigil, new support group at Project Help

Project Help invites the community to help victims of sexual assault and violent crimes “Take Back the Night” during a candlelight vigil from 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Project Help Crisis Center, 3123 Terrace Ave. in Naples.  More...

Reaching out to help those most in need

When Joe and Angie Valentini set up Helps Outreach in a spare bedroom of their home back in 1999, their mission was singular: to provide food, clothing and basic household necessities along with kindness and moral support to individuals and families More...

Deadline nears for next class of Leadership Collier applicants

Leadership Collier is accepting applications for the 2011-12 class. Deadline for submitting an application is Friday, April 15.  More...

Jewish Congregation of Marco Island welcomes all to traditional seder

The Sisterhood of the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island invites islanders and visitors to celebrate Passover with a traditional seder beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, April 18, at JCMI, 991 Winterberry Drive on Marco. More...

Business News

SCORE workshop examines the export market

What’s hot and what’s not in the export market is the topic of a workshop presented by SCORE Naples and co-sponsored by The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Development C More...

Miromar Outlets hosts program for job hunters

Miromar Outlets and Dress for Success Southwest Florida will present a free workshop from 5-8 p.m. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Do your homework before buying a condo

“Just buy a condo. Why would you buy a house with all those responsibilities? You’re only down here for three months.”  More...