September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Watch out for CCSO deputies on the road

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. 17-21:  Monday, Sept. 17  ¦ Randall and Everglades boulevards –  More...

Foundation seeks business partners to help kids with career development

The Immokalee Foundation is welcoming new partnerships for its Career Development program that focuses on career empowerment and postsecondary readiness for students through experiences that stress leadership, skills development and community service More...

Sign up for AARP safe driving class

The next AARP driver safety class led by instructor Greg Johnson is set for 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Adults with disabilities invited to apply for Trailways Camp

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida has been selected by the Robert V. and Benjamin G. Miller Fund as its first organizational provider of Trailways Camp, a program for adults with disabilities in Southwest Florida. More...

Here’s a way to honor volunteers

The Diamond Volunteer Program celebrates its fourth season in 2013 and is soliciting nominations for its three annual awards. More...

Learn about Kilimanjaro trek that will benefit The Shelter

Meet Glen Schwesinger and Gordon Kellam at “Climb for The Shelter” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Cafe Lurcat on Fifth Avenue South. Mr. Schwesinger and Mr. More...

Adopt-A-Soldier by donating for the troops

U.S. troops in Afghanistan are the focus of the Adopt-A-Soldier project started last year by the Women’s Council of Realtors, Naples-On-The-Gulf Chapter. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

BAM it hits you

Ad campaign conveys the magic of how the arts affect our lives

HOW DO YOU CONVEY THE POWER OF A THEatrical experience?  Arts journalists and critics grapple with that dilemma regularly, whenever they put black words on white paper and attempt to describe a colorful, threedimensional experience of sound, mov More...

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson revisits ‘Thick as a Brick’

The phone rings.  A young officemate answers.  “It’s an Ian Anderson on the line for you,” she calls out.  Ah, youth.  She did not, could not know that it’s not just any Ian Anderson, but THE Ian Anderson c More...

SAVE THE DATE

It’s never too early to mark your calendar for galas and fundraisers not to miss in the coming social season. Nor is it too soon to list your nonprofit organization’s event in Florida Weekly. More...

Goodwill expands throughout the SWFL region

Goodwill Industries’ famous used retail stores continue to grow in step with the social service missions they largely fund.  “People are looking to buy more thrifty items, and at the same time, the need for our services has gone up,& More...

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The faculty, staff, students and parents of Royal Palm Academy invited representatives from the North Naples Fire Control & Rescue District and the Collier County Sheriff’s Office to a 9/11 More...

Children’s museum closes for maintenance

The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples closes to the public Monday, Sept. 17, through Monday, Oct. 1, for scheduled maintenance and cleaning. More...

Smart911 for better emergency response

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office and the Naples Police Department have implemented Smart911, a database that allows individuals to create a secure safety profile of vital personal and household information, including medications, medical con More...

WALK THE WALKS

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

Vendors, exhibitors sought for fourth annual GoldenFest

Vendors and exhibitors are needed for the fourth annual GoldenFest taking place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Shell Factory in North Fort Myers. More...

Women of Initiative nominations welcome

The Women’s Philanthropic Network of the Community Foundation of Collier County is accepting nominations for the 2013 Women of Initiative Awards.  More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Ski Club kicks off the new season and invites prospective members to learn about club trips and events from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Bellasera Hotel. More...

Business News

AVOID A SOCIAL FAUX PAS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The best way to dodge social media mistakes

SOCIAL MEDIA MAKES GABRIEL PIERCE nervous. This puts him in quite the predicament, as he oversees social media for Opus, a fine dining restaurant in downtown Punta Gorda. More...

Fiscal crisis is not limited to national level

MONEY & INVESTING

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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...