September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

New locations on the way for Goodwill shoppers

|width=194|height=250|link=node|align=left]Bargain hunters will have two new Goodwill locations to scour for great buys, with the opening of a new donation center and bookstore in Naples and a new retail and donation center in Estero. More...

Businesses can SCORE with ‘i Gives Back’

Iberiabank continues its “i Gives Back” outreach program by partnering with SCORE of Naples on a series of seminars to help small businesses. The first session is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Step out for charity walks

Here are some outdoor activities coming up to benefit various charitable organizations.   More...

Journal about 500-mile pilgrimage becomes restaurateur’s first book

“Follow your heart… life is brief,” were the last words Dr. Herman Fredenburg spoke to his friend David O’Brien. Mr. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

THE BEAT GOES ON

Ever-popular Percussion Summit returns to the Phil

IT’S BACK!  After a brief hiatus, The Percussion Summit — the Philharmonic Center for the Arts’ homegrown celebration of all things that can be struck, beat, tapped, brushed or rung with sticks, mallets, brushes, fingers or han More...

Schlehr named to top spot at Naples Art Association

A familiar face from The von Liebig Art Center has been named executive director of the Naples Art Association. Aimee Schlehr, a part of the staff since 2009, will move into the role of executive director and continue to lead the organization. More...

Last call for ‘National Art Encounter’ exhibit

Artists throughout the United States are invited to submit one or two current works in any media for The von Liebig Art Center’s “National Art Encounter 2012-2013” exhibition. More...

Unfinished 9/11 memorial is still a powerful reminder

The World Trade Center towers were still standing when Jerry Sanford took an early flight out of LaGuardia Airport in Queens, N.Y., on Sept. 11, 2001.  More...

Know where traffic deputies will be posted

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office gives drivers a heads-up that traffic enforcement deputies will be posted at the following spots the week of Sept. 10-14:   More...

It’s not too late to nominate a great teacher

The Education Foundation of Collier County kicks off its 23rd year of the Golden Apple Celebration of Teachers by inviting the public to nominate a favorite teacher for a Golden Apple award. More...

Beth Tikvah prepares for High Holy Days

Preparation for the High Holy Days at Beth Tikvah begins with a Selichot program Saturday evening, Sept. 8. A Havdalah service starts at 8:30 p.m., followed by a film and discussion at 9 p.m. Selichot prayers follow the discussion.  More...

Artisans guide students in crafting furniture for auction

Providing students with hands-on vocational training is one of the core goals of The Immokalee Foundation. More...

Hit the links for a good cause

¦ The Women’s Council of Realtors, Bonita Springs-Estero Chapter holds its annual golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 21, at Estero Country Club. Continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. precedes the 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. More...

History education awards established

The Naples Spirit of ’45 celebration in August focused on paying tribute to the Greatest Generation and connecting younger generations to the legacy of WWII veterans and home front workers. More...

Business News

Foreign tourism

— what the numbers show

Rob Wells, the owner and affable ambassador to rustic elegance at the Tarpon Lodge on Pine Island, worked right through the Labor Day weekend welcoming people from near and very, very far to his sumptuously appointed accommodations.  More...

U.S. debt troubles just start at $16 trillion

MONEY & INVESTING

Voters are aware, or they should be aware, that the federal government has a huge debt burden and has been running huge deficits for many years.  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...