November 3, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Clerk of court free seminar covers online records search

A free seminar how to do an online search of public records www.collierclerk.com takes place from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave.  More...

FOOD DRIVES

Insurance office collecting for shelter   Pro America Insurance Agency is helping stock the pantry at St. Matthew’s House. The goal is to collect 1 million pounds of non-perishable food items. The agency welcomes donations through Nov. More...

WALK THE WALKS

Here are some walks and runs coming up to raise awareness about and funds for various nonprofit organizations and causes:   More...

Women golfers invited to ‘Get Lucky’

The Executive Women’s Golf Association of Naples hosts “Get Lucky with the EWGA,” an evening of fun, food and drinks beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Spring Run Country Club. More...

First Presbyterian Church welcomes associate pastor

First Presbyterian Church of Naples recently completed its yearlong search for an associate pastor. Joining Senior Pastor Edward Thompson on the church staff is the Rev. More...

Rainbow Day memorial service planned for departed pets

All who have lost a beloved pet are invited to a Rainbow Day memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Avow Hospice. More...

Nov. 10 mass will honor veterans and service members

A remembrance mass in honor of those who have served or continue to serve our country will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, the day before Veterans Day, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave. N.  More...

A NEAPOLITAN HALLOWEEN

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Sponsors needed for Festival of Trees

The Village on Venetian Bay will host its first-ever Festival of Trees to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County from Nov. 25-Dec. 11.  More...

Naples Cyclery presents free safety clinic

Whether you’re practically a pro or save your pedal power for easy weekend beach rides, Naples Cyclery invites riders of all levels to a free bicycle safety clinic at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

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Young NASCAR driver spreads safe-driving message

I must admit that I know next to nothing about motor sports and car racing, but the story of Michael Cenzi caught my attention, and I wanted to know more. More...

CLUB NOTES

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

Sweet!

Trade in a toy for chocolates

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve is looking for a few good toys, and Norman Love Confections has enlisted to help Collier County with this year’s Toys for Tots program.  More...

Five area resorts make ‘Best in World’ list

The Paradise Coast region that includes Naples, Marco Island and the Gulf Coast portion of the Everglades earned five spots on the annual “Best In the World” list of Top 150 U.S. Mainland Resorts compiled by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. More...

Education experts will exchange ideas

The Education Foundation of Collier County presents “Getting Ahead: A Connect Now Idea Exchange” from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. More...

Foster families enjoy a picnic in the park

Nearly 130 Collier County children in the foster care system and their caregivers attended the sixth annual Lynn’s Picnic hosted by Friends of Foster Children. More...

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Olde Naples Chocolate owner and chocolatier Laurie Rose recently hosted a tour and tasting for blind and visually impaired children of Collier County. More...

Celebrated DEA agent will deliver presentations about drugs in schools

Drug Free Collier, Naples High School and Iberiabank host a series of community presentations by Bob Stutman, a former U.S. More...

Voices of Naples preparing ‘Sing-Along Messiah’

Tickets are now on sale for the ninth annual “Sing-Along Messiah” presented by Voices of Naples at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at Naples United Church of Christ on Crayton Road. Under the direction of Dr. More...

Digital Bookmobile national tour headed to Headquarters Library

More than 12 million eBooks have already been checked out at libraries in 2011, and libraries in Naples are part of this exploding trend in digital lending.  More...

Volunteer Guardians ad Litem help give voices to kids

Living within Collier County since Aug. 31 of this year are 411 children who have been removed from their parents’ care for alleged abused, abandonment or neglect. More...

Make a plan for the ‘Party of All Parties’

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...

Business News

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Business leaders share books that have made an impact

IT’S NOT JUST MBA CANDIDATES WHO BENEFIT from the written wisdom of seasoned and successful business executives. More...

Naples Airport Authority earns financial reporting award

The Government Finance Officers Association has recognized the Naples Airport Authority and Deputy Executive Director Sheila Dugan for the sixth consecutive year with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Specific suggestions to address Occupy Wall Street’s broad complaints

Occupy Wall Street occupies our minds, news coverage and conversations.  For some, it is an unorganized effort with an amorphous agenda that has an ultimate socialist aim to redistribute rightfully earned wealth.  More...