October 20, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Hit the road for AARP safe driving class

The local chapter of AARP will hold a safe driving class from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

Hodges U. presents program about dyslexia

The Hodges University Diversity Committee and the Rush-Micah Angel Foundation present author Karen Nathan in a discussion about “Dyslexia with Gifts and Talents” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. More...

Free program will focus on senior hunger

The Harry Chapin Food Bank and Senior Friendship Centers present a program about how Southwest Floridians can deal with the increasing issue of hunger among senior citizens beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. More...

Wrap up your holiday shopping at Rookery Bay

Get all of your holiday shopping done during the second annual “Party of All Parties” from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Rookery Bay Reserve. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

CLUB NOTES

Here are some programs and events in the works among the area’s clubs and organizations:   More...

‘RUMORS’ HAS IT

Florida Rep opens 14th season with hilarious desperation

THERE’S NOTHING QUITE AS FUNNY AS DESPERATION, SAYS ROBERT Cacioppo, producing artistic director at Florida Repertory Theatre.  “Desperation is such a great thing,” he says. More...

ARTISTS AMONG US

Jay Staton, photographer

¦ When did you discover your creative talents? I fell in love with photography and capturing nature when I was 13. I was a Boy Scout and loved the outdoors. ¦ Where did you grow up? More...

Looking up? What the Fed says about SWFL

Every so often, Uncle Sam takes a long, cool look at his progeny — in this case, the 50 state economies — and lays out their progress without puffery.  More...

Leadership program designed to help citizens become involved

The 2011 Campaign for Leadership is set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5, at the Naples Botanical Garden. Everyone is welcome to participate.  More...

Forum will focus on election of commissioners Hadassah presents ‘Voices of Hope’

A public forum on “How We Elect County Commissioners” is set from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Moorings Presbyterian Church.  More...

Community invited to memorial service

Avow Hospice holds a community memorial service at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Ispiri community center at the Avow campus, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane. More...

Cato Institute chairman to discuss courts

Six Southwest Florida patriot groups present Naples resident Bob Levy, chairman of The Cato Institute, in a discussion about “How the Courts Have Subverted the Constitution” beginning at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Sow the seeds for a lifelong love of gardening

Naples Botanical Garden presents “My First Garden,” a workshop for parents and children 3 years and older to help them cultivate a love of gardening, from 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.  More...

Lighthouse has free classes for visually impaired

Lighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss and the Florida Division of Blind Services offer programs to help blind and visually impaired be independent in Collier.  Classes take place at Lighthouse of Collier headquarters, 424 Ba More...

Business News

WOMEN RISE ABOVE

Report shows women not only succeeding, but exceeding their male counterparts in business

WOMEN HAVE LONG FACED THE daunting task of breaking the “glass ceiling” in the business world, historically dominated by an exclusive network of males. More...

PRSA members, guests will hear from media

The Public Relations Society of America-Gulf Coast Chapter presents its annual “Meet the Media” program at the monthly luncheon meeting Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Hilton Naples.  More...

Chamber supports group for those in the job market

A job search support group for downsized employees of local businesses meets at 10:30 a.m. every Monday at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce.  More...