April 14, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Dress for Success launches in Naples

Dress for Success SW Florida celebrates its launch in Naples with a VIP Black & White party from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the Naples Bay Resort Hotel. More...

Humanistic Havurah will hold Passover seder

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...

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...

Charitable grants of $7.9 million awarded by Naples Winter Wine Festival founders

Trustees of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, founders of thee Naples Winter Wine Festival, presentedd $7.96 million in grant checks to charitablee organizations benefiting Collier County’ss underprivileged and at-risk children du More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Fashion, beauty event will benefit Wishing Well

Nordstrom at Waterside Shops presents Passion for Fashion & Beauty to benefit The Wishing Well Foundation on Saturday, April 16. The event begins at 9 a.m.  More...

C’mon to pirate day for the children’s museum

An afternoon of family fun in Cambier Park will benefit the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, April 30. Pirates in the Park will consist of several pirate-themed, family-friendly activities. More...

Naples Orchestra and Chorus continues its Holy Week tradition

For the 17th year, the Naples Orchestra and Chorus will present “The Seven Last Words of Christ” in local churches during Easter week. Performances are set for:  7 p.m. More...

Neighborhood Health Clinic celebrates 12 years

From its birth in 1999 in the kitchen of Dr. Bill and Nancy Lascheid’s home to its own building and a $1 million-plus annual budget, the Neighborhood Health Clinic marked its 12th anniversary on April 12.  More...

Law enforcement trains to distinguish autism from aggression

April is Autism Awareness Month  This is the third in a four- part series presented by Florida Weekly that looks into the different aspects of dealing with autism.   More...

Passover delivers message of freedom to all

“Passover affirms the great truth that liberty is the inalienable right of every human being.” — Morris Joseph Well, it’s that time of the year again when grocery stores are lined with Easter treats and Passover foods. More...

No B-I-N-G-O at JCMI on Passover

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...

League Club awards grants to 25 nonprofits

For the 25th consecutive year, The League Club has distributed grants to nonprofit causes in Collier and Lee counties. At its annual meeting on April 8, the club awarded $189,250 in grants from its Community Trust Fund to 25 area agencies.  More...

Business News

Florida Weekly launches free iPad app

Extra,E extra, read all about it… on Florida Flor Weekly’s free iPad app. All the in-depthd news, arts, business, and real estateesta coverage found in the paper at newsstandsnew is available on the app in its entirety. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Bubbles versus bull markets

A bull market is not necessarily a bubble.  More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

. A Job Search Support Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net or visit www.napleschamber.org.   More...