August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Smart911 can enhance emergency response

Because every second counts in an emergency, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and the Naples Police Department have partnered to implement Smart911, a database that allows citizens to create a secure safety profile of vital personal and hous More...

Gear up for AARP Driver Safety Class

The next AARP Driver Safety Class led by instructor Greg Johnson is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Golden Gate Community Center.  More...

Join the clean-up on Keewaydin

The marine bureau of the Collier County Sheriff ’s Office and the Collier County Marine Alliance invite everyone to pitch in for the fourth annual Keewaydin Cleanup. This year’s effort has been expanded to two Saturdays: Aug. More...

For an unforgettable Florida story, turn to ‘A Land Remembered’

“A Land Remembered” is a book not to be forgotten.  People who read it love it, treasure it and share it. More...

Pull our your pumps and help decorate for the ‘Stiletto Sprint’

Volunteers for the Susan G. Komen of Southwest Florida invite men and women alike to help decorate “Stiletto Sprint” donation boxes from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at the Inn on Fifth.  More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The PC Business User Group of Naples meets at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Naples Regional Library. Guest speaker Harry Hanbury will discuss using Picasa digital editing software to make the most of your photographs.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Gold Medal Reading

GLUED TO YOUR TV?  Can’t get enough of those Olympic Games?  Worried about going through withdrawal after the closing ceremonies?  Don’t sweat it. There’s a way you can still feed your Olympic fever. More...

ARTScool kids build world’s longest clay-link chain

More than 200 young art students have had a hand — or hands — in making the world’s longest claylink chain at ARTScool, the Naples Art Association summer program at The von Liebig Art Center. More...

Library showcases ‘Organized Chaos’ created by Neapolitan Jackie Morelisse

The first-ever collection of oil and acrylic paintings and mixed media works exhibited by Naples artist Jackie Morelisse is on display through Aug. 31 in the West Wing Art Gallery at the Naples Regional Library. More...

Homeschoolers are preparing for a busy fall

“You drive to the end of the world, and then you keep going.”  That’s how Jeff Rowley described the trip out to his house in Golden Gate Estates. More...

Help ‘Keep the Spirit of ’45 Alive’

The Collier County community celebrates the Greatest Generation and helps “Keep the Spirit of ’45 Alive” with these events:  More...

Audition call for ‘Seniors Got Talent’

and marketing professionals who serve the senior community in Collier County. CAMEO is organizing the talent show.  Those who make the cut at the upcoming auditions will perform in “Seniors Got Talent” on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. More...

Seven locations open for early voting

Early voting for the Aug. 14 primary election ends on Saturday, Aug. 11. Any registered voter ready to cast a ballot in the primary can do so between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

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‘Love That Dress!’ coming up for PACE Center for Girls

The second annual “Love That Dress!” for PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee takes place Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. VIP admission and shopping from 4-6 p.m. is $150; general admission from 6-9 p.m. More...

Youth Haven awarded federal grant for new youth programs

Youth Haven has received a Community Development Block Grant for $956,000 to make structural and grounds modifications on its East Naples campus in preparation for expanded programs. More...

Business News

worktime WORKOUTS

NAPLES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WORKers have some extra cash these days — more than $6.5 million the 3,750 employees saved collectively in a single year alone because they got healthier.  More...

Some of your most important financial assets exist outside of the portfolio

MONEY & INVESTING

Beware: You might think (and advisers might suggest) that the most critical element of wealth creation and preservation centers on your investment portfolio. It doesn’t.  “Say what?”  More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net or visit www.napleschamber.org.   More...