September 22, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Program promotes involvement in local government

The 2011 Campaign for Leadership, a nonpartisan program designed to encourage citizen leaders to serve on boards and commissions and/or run for elected office, is set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5, at the Naples Botanical Garden. More...

NONPROFIT NEWS

Walk this way for United Way of Collier   Step out for United Way of Collier County by participating in the sixth annual Walk for the Way on Saturday, Sept. 24, at North Collier Regional Park.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Poker champion set to host Seminole Casino tourneys

It’s a safe bet that Seminole Casino Immokalee will welcome poker champion Scotty Nguyen on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25. Mr. More...

HIT THE LINKS

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

All or nothing

When Twinkle sings, she gives up everthing she’s got

IF YOU’VE NEVER HEARD TWINKLE sing, you could be forgiven for making some incorrect assumptions. You might think she performs children’s songs. More...

Reserve Sept. 24 for National Estuaries Day

By land and by sea, the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve offers numerous interactive ways for visitors to explore the environment as part of National Estuaries Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.  More...

Career fair at Edison open to all

Edison State College-Collier Campus, in conjunction with Southwest Florida Works, hosts a career fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29. Free and open to all interested students and the public, the event has three major components:  More...

Business News

Hello, Cuba

Flights directly to the island are now allowed from SWFL

FLYING DIRECTLY FROM FLORIDA TO CUBA has gotten easier for certain travelers the past few months, thanks to federal initiatives announced in January that loosen up some restrictions and expand to 15 the number of U.S. More...

Following consultant’s strategic plan, EDC will disband

The Economic Development Council of Collier County will cease operations as of Sept. 30, the end of its current fiscal year. The announcement was made last week by the organization’s board of directors.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

The other national defense: A call for consumer commitment

The words “defending the U.S.A.” are reflexively associated with armament, military forces and bases, strategies and wars.  But there is another form of defense, which is critical to the U.S. More...