August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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...

Seniors ready to show they got talent

Starting with a ventriloquist who has opened for the likes of Liberace and Kenny Rogers, some of Collier County’s most talented seniors will step into the spotlight for “Seniors Got Talent” from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Collier 211 calls keep coming

Calls to Collier 211 have increased steadily every month since the information and referral service was launched in February. More...

Texas Roadhouse forges lasting bond with the Immokalee community

Each year, Texas Roadhouse holds its four-day managing partner conference at a different vacation destination. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Clans of Ireland USA invites everyone of Irish descent to dinner at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at Chrissy’s Courthouse Shadows in East Naples. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

CAGE

The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery pays tribute to John Cage

THE INSISTENT TAP-TAP-TAP OF A HAMMER DRIVING nails into the wall. The low murmur of two voices speaking, first one, then the other responding. More...

Member artists in the spotlight at The von Liebig

The Naples Art Association shines the spotlight on its member artists with the fifth annual “Non-Juried All Artist Member Show of Shows” at The von Liebig Art Center, featuring works in all media by 112 area artists.  More...

Casting call for locally produced film

Aspiring and experienced film actors are encouraged to try out for a role in a feature film written and directed by Justin Verley to be produced by Eric Raddatz and Alan Kenny-Rudolph.  More...

Lunch Boxes of Love tops 1.5 million pounds of food donated

Nearly 1,400 people picked up fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, cereal and canned goods when the Naples Children & Education Foundation and the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida delivered 12,000 pounds of food to underprivileged and at More...

Glow bowling for FGCU scholarships

The Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association hosts the sixth annual “Dollars for FGCU Scholars” glow bolwing tournament from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Beacon Bowl Lanes in Naples. More...

Join the cleanup 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. 25 and Sept. More...

Love the dresses! Love the cause!

The second annual “Love That Dress!” fundraiser for PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee takes place from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. More...

Grace Place kids learn about careers at The Home Depot

Fifty middle school students from the summer camp program at Grace Place for Children & Families visited The Home Depot in East Naples for a field trip as part of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s job shadow program that inspires st More...

Business News

PROTECTING YOURSELF AGAINST Cyber theft

THEY DON’T NEED ICBMS, THEY DON’T NEED they CRUISE don’t need MISSILES, drones. More...

Who’s afraid of the fiscal cliff?

MONEY & INVESTING

Driving a car to the edge of a known cliff, without any plan to avoid the cliff, could easily be considered verifiable insanity. Such is the life of the U.S. citizen.  More...