May 12, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

‘Take Stock’ in Collier County students

Education Foundation has June 1 deadline to purchase prepaid scholarships

The Take Stock in Children scholarship and mentoring program of the Education Foundation of Collier County selects economically challenged eighth-grade students who would not otherwise afford college. More...

Graduating organist reprises senior recital

Moorings Presbyterian Church welcomes organist Crawford Wiley in performance at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15.  More...

National Drowning Prevention Alliance chooses Collier for pilot program

Collier County is one of three counties in the country chosen to pilot a Residential Pool and Spa Safety Technician Program. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Museum offers slice of Navy SEALs’ history

On May 2, a team of Navy SEALs descended upon Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan, shot him, collected his body and brought to an end the longest and costliest manhunt in history.  More...

Garden cultivates fun and learningg for ages 5-12

The Naples Botanical Garden has planted the seeds for a series of summer camps beginning June 20. Designed for children ages 5-12, sessions will meet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. More...

Visually impaired kids can ‘camp out’ at Naples Beach Hotel

Lighthouse of Collier is registering blind and visually impaired children for its second annual summer camp at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. Sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in July.  More...

Barrier island gets a checkup from Dr. Beach

Dr. Stephen Leatherman walked barefoot toward the waves breaking gently on a barrier island in Charlotte County. More...

A NEW CROP OF GOLDEN APPLES

Nearly 1,300 guests attended the 21st annual Golden Apple Teacher Recognition -  Celebration on Mayay 3 at the Philharmonic Centerenter for the Arts. More...

PFLAG welcomes all to interfaith convocation

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays joins with 15 houses of worship to sponsor the fourth annual PFLAG Interfaith Convocation taking place at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church.  More...

Donations sought for Alabama storm victims

Mr. Shower Door showrooms in Naples and Fort Myers are collecting relief items for victims of the storms that swept through Alabama last month. Mr. More...

Business News

Measuring wellness

GALLUP, THE POLLING ORGANIZATION, HAS COME OUT with a survey that purports to measure well-being in the United States, and while Southwest Florida doesn’t exactly emerge as a hotbed of euphoria, Charlotte, Collier and Lee counties seem to be do More...

Tamiami Angel Fund makes its first investment

The Tamiami Angel Fund I has announced its first investment in Plus- One Solutions Inc., an Orlando-based company that provides training, background checks, certification and insurance verification for independent contractors who work for national re More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Examining the commodities correction

A variety of the commodities markets had a serious correction in the past week. Silver was slaughtered.  More...