December 22, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Community Foundation names 2012 Women of Initiative

The Women’s Philanthropic Network of the Community Foundation of Collier County has announced its 2012 Women of Initiative award honorees. They are:  More...

Education Foundation awards 10 Men of Distinction for 2012

The Education Foundation of Collier County’s annual Men of Distinction awards honor men for their dedication and philanthropic service to the Collier County community. The 2012 Men of Distinction are:  Doug Campbell, Eugene Frey, Lt. Col. More...

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HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Frosty the Snowman has to be built from sand, but that doesn’t put a damper on the holiday spirit around town. Here are some of our favorite traditions of the season (see more holiday events in the regular calendar on pages C6-7): More...

Collier Carnage gears up for second season

The Collier County Carnage minor league football team has started practices for the 2012 season at the sports complex near Estero High School (between the driving range and the baseball fields). More...

Lou Holtz will address ‘Choose to Win’ banquet

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Sports World Ministries will welcome retired football coach Lou Holtz, now a sportscaster, best-selling author and motivational speaker, as the keynote speaker at their “Choose to Win” banquet Satu More...

Bonita Springs reaches crossroads

It’s nearly circus time in Bonita Springs, with curious Neapolitans just to the south holding ringside seats to the political circus culminating on Jan. More...

Embraced by, and embracing, America

Ismael Hernandez is the founder and president of The Freedom and Virtue Institute, which is dedicated to helping the community learn, talk about and live out the principles of a free and virtuous society (see www.fvinstitute.org). More...

Deerbrook completes another renovation of office space for Royal Shell Companies

Deerbrook construction company has completed its second renovation project for the Royal Shell Companies and is finishing its third. Deerbrook converted the former Blockbuster storefront on U.S. More...

Business News

Canary rising

IT’S BEEN THAT KIND OF A YEAR, AND THIS has been that kind of an economic coal mine: If the canary wasn’t dead to begin with, then it was pretty near comatose as 2011 got under way.  More...

CVB accreditation renewed for four more years

The Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau has been awarded a four-year renewal to its accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

The big tug of war

There ain’t no bigger tug of war in the financial markets these days than the opposing forces of inflation and deflation.  More...