September 8, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Workshop set to help nonprofits plan

The Community Foundation of Collier County presents “Understanding Collier County: Helping Nonprofits Plan for the Future” from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the auditorium at the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. More...

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Grace Place for Children & Families was the beneficiary of Andy McPherson’s project to earn Eagle Scout status. More...

Leadership program designed to help Collier citizens become more involved

The 2011 Campaign for Leadership, a program designed for those who want to become more effectively engaged in local government, is set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5, at the Naples Botanical Garden. Everyone is welcome to participate.  More...

Humane society setting up at Coastland Center

Humane Society Naples and Coastland Center have joined forces to have an HSN satellite adoption center near Sears at the busy mall. Set to open Thursday, Sept. More...

Republican club on Marco plans social, first meeting

The new Caxambas Republican Club of SWF holds a club social from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at CJs on the Bay on Marco Island. Anyone interested in learning more about the new club is welcome. More...

Airport authority plans public workshop

The Naples Airport Authority will hold a planning workshop at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in council chambers at Naples City Hall. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

The Phil welcomes ‘The President’s Own’

As part of its 2011 national tour, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts.  More...

B-I-N-G-O! Championship competition takes place during National Assisted Living Week

The 11th annual Bingo Challenge organized by the Collier County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired takes place Friday, Sept. 16, at First United Methodist Church in Naples. More...

STARRING SW FLORIDA

THERE’S A SPECIAL THRILL THAT COMES WITH SEEing your hometown in a movie.  More...

Community remembers on 10th anniversary of 9/11

In honor of those who died and those who came to the rescue during the terrorist attacks of 9/11/01, numerous community services and events are planned for Sunday, Sept. 11, among them:  More...

United Way campaign leader knows the language

Fresh into his first week as the newly assigned director of Collier County Public School’s Adult & Community Education Department, Robert Breitbard understands what it takes to unite a community through education. More...

NONPROFIT NEWS

Philanthropy award recipients named   The Everglades Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has announced the recipients of its 2011 Innovation in Philanthropy and Outstanding Fundraising Executive awards, which will be presente More...

Consul General of Israel plans Naples visit

Chaim Shacham, consul general of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico, will discuss his “Vision for the Florida-Israel Business Relationship” from 9-10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. More...

Masters offer free help at the Garden

Worried about spots on your tomato plants? Wondering what and when to feed your flowerbeds? Find out from those who know when Collier County master gardeners dole out free advice and answer questions from the public from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. More...

FAITH NOTES

Chabad Naples partners with kosher market   More...

Federated Republican Women will host congressional candidate

The Southwest Florida Federated Republican Women will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. More...

The pleasures and responsibilities of board members serving nonprofits

Whatever its size, scope or funding, every nonprofit organization has a governing board composed of people who believe in and support the mission. More...

Business News

First loves

Business leaders recall complicated affairs with early computers

DAN CREIGHTON REMEMBERS TWO COMputer geniuses standing over him as they provided step-by-step instructions for using the new-fangled machine on his desk. More...

Junior Achievement plans business laureate dinner

Tickets and sponsorships for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County are available at www.jaswfl.org. This year’s title sponsor is IberiaBank.  More...

Hunger walk needs corporate sponsors

The fourth annual WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk, a major fundraiser for the Harry Chapin Food Bank, needs business sponsors in order to ensure its success. The walk takes place Saturday, Jan. More...