August 18, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Public meetings on the schedule about county, schools redistricting

Several meetings are on the calendar allowing the public to review proposed changes to district boundaries of the Collier County Board of Commissioners and the District School Board of Collier County. More...

Synagogues show documentary to raise awareness of captive Jew

When Gilad Shalit turns 25, it will be the sixth birthday he will spend without his family and friends; the sixth birthday he will spend as a captive of Hamas terrorists who kidnapped him in a cross-border raid near Gaza in June 2006.  More...

GET MOVING

Hit the links   Here are some charity golf tournaments coming up in the area:  More...

‘Tailgate for Life’ will replenish blood supplies

The NCH Community Blood Center is teaming up with Beasley Broadcasting, Patric’s Restaurant and the businesses at Mission Square West Plaza for the “Tailgate for Life” blood drive from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. More...

Girls invited to Teen Sisterhood at the Y

Parents of girls ages 10-15 can enroll their daughters in the Teen Sisterhood program at the Greater Naples YMCA.  Teen Sisterhood provides fun, structured and educational sessions that explore the various issues today’s young women face a More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

HANDS UP FOR LISA CONGDON’S COLLECTION OF COLLECTIONS

THE DISEMBODIED HANDS RANGE IN COLOR from albino white to pink and beige to a warm mocha brown. Some grasp baby bottles, while others are curled into defiant fists. More...

Friends of Library announces lecture series authors

Four best-selling authors have been engaged for the 2012 Nick Linn Lecture Series sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Collier County. More...

Marie ‘Blaze’ Barnett, performance artist

>> Describe your art form. More...

Wetland mitigation methods may not protect enough

Southwest Florida generally gets high marks for its efforts to protect its wetlands, but a recently completed study indicates that the long-term outlook might not be as favorable as we have been led to believe.  More...

Patriot Flag making a stop in Naples

The 30-by-56-foot Patriot Flag that is touring the country in memory of the victims of 9/11 and in honor of rescuers and those who continue to serve comes to Naples on Wednesday, Aug. 23. A brief ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. More...

Temple Shalome will honor its preschool director

Temple Shalom Sisterhood will honor Seyla Cohen for 20 years of dedication and commitment to the temple preschool during a celebration beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, in the social hall.  More...

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Collier County has an extra $100,000 so spend on books and reading technology for its 10 branch libraries, thanks to a gift from Friends of the Library of Collier County. More...

School’s in, and so is after-school program

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County is enrolling children for the new school year and expects a record attendance of more than 1,500 students for its after-school programs that include homework help, visual and performing arts programs, caree More...

Volunteering with The von Liebig

The reasons for volunteering at The von Liebig are as varied as the 900 volunteers themselves. Some have a passion for the arts, others a desire to give back to the community, and many simply want to meet interesting people and have some fun. More...

Business News

MONEY & INVESTING

Volatility by the numbers

Of particular importance last week to the investor with a traditional bond/ equity buy and hold portfolio was the volatility in the U.S. equity market. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

. The Public Relations Society of America-Gulf Coast Chapter meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Hilton Naples. More...