November 1, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

NONPROFIT NEWS

Poker run will raise the stakes for campaign   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...

Public invited to learn about airport project

The Naples Airport Authority invites the public to an open house to learn more about planned water-management system improvements and the Taxiway A extension project at Naples Municipal Airport from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7.  More...

WALK THE WALKS

¦ The American Heart Association’s Collier County Heart Walk sets out Saturday morning, Nov. 3, from Cambier Park. More than 4,000 participants are expected. Activities begin at 8 a.m. and the non-competitive 5K walk starts at 9 a.m. More...

Sign up for AARP safe driving classes

Participants in AARP driver safety classes learn about new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and thereby reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 may be eligible for a discount on auto insurance.  More...

Hospice will hold pet remembrance service

Avow Hospice invites anyone who is grieving over the loss of a pet to attend a Rainbow Day pet memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Avow headquarters at 1095 Whippoorwill Lane. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Musical

Shawn Colvin, Heart and others put their stories in writing

MAYBE THEY SHOULD CALL IT THE MEMOIR TOUR.  When Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin opens for Heart at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers on Friday, Nov. More...

Decades-old tradition continues with Art in the Park

Art in the Park, Naples’ oldest outdoor air fair, returns for the new season on Saturday, Nov. 3.  More...

‘The Hobbit’ expert is speaker at Storytellers Creative Arts Conference

The third annual Storytellers Creative Arts Conference promises to inspire creativity in art, design, music, performance, film, writing and broadcasting when it takes place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, at Covenant Church of Naples.  More...

A football fan’s simple guide for voting on amendments

We’re in the middle of the football season, which may or may not be fitting when Florida voters take a gander at their ballots for the upcoming election.  There are 11 — count ‘em – 11! More...

Grants awarded to teachers in classrooms across Collier County

Eighty-nine Collier County teachers were the happy recipients of classroom grant awards on Oct. 24. More...

Airport noise committee leaders re-elected

Edith Scott “Scottie” Yeager and William Cox have been re-elected as chair and vice chair, respectively of the Naples Airport Authority Noise Compatibility Committee, which helps monitor the impact of aircraft noise and makes recommendati More...

Watch out for deputies on the road

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office gives drivers a heads-up about traffic enforcement deputies the week of Nov. 5-9.   More...

Early voting continues through Saturday

Early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election can be done from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day through Saturday, Nov. 3. More...

Bravo TV’s ‘Million Dollar Decorator’ coming to Miromar Design Center

Nathan Turner is known for his “barefoot, fuss-free, but still high-style look.” His ability to create relaxed, stressfree spaces they can truly “live in” has caught the eye of celebrity clientele including Billy Ray Cyrus, Ma More...

Start learning how to research your roots

The Genealogical Society of Collier County is sponsoring a free Beginning Genealogy class that will take place over three sessions from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Nov. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples chapter of Ikebana International will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Moorings Presbyterian Church for a program about the history of raku pottery. More...

Business News

Forum for innovation

Gulf Coast Venture Forum vets then bets on Florida’s brightest prospects

WANT TO MEASURE THE REGION’S ECONOMIC recovery or look in a crystal ball to see the future?  Just have a quick glance at the Gulf Coast Venture Forum.  More...

The real reasons behind growing income inequality

MONEY & INVESTING

The types of jobs created in the recovery (2009 to present) offer some critical reasons for heightened inequality between the wealthy and the middle class. More...

And the winners are…

The Tamiami Angel Fund, the new investor rocket created through the Gulf Coast Venture Forum, has made three significant investments in new companies, says its chairman, Tim Cartwright.  More...