November 15, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Freedom Waters Foundation hosts veterans aboard the Naples Princess

Picture a veteran isolated in his home, suffering from PTSD, struggling to get out his front door, unsure of himself and others, knowing what he is capable of and afraid that he may lose control. More...

NONPROFIT NEWS

Mentoring program for girls begins   The Junior Women of Initiative mentoring program is beginning its ninth year, and Sue Huff has been named chair of the program for another year. More...

Community invited to Champions For Learning education forum

The Education Foundation – Champions For Learning invites to public to a forum about innovation in education from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. More...

Seat belt campaign is under way

The nationwide Click It Or Ticket campaign to encourage proper use of seat belts is under way through Sunday, Nov. 25.  More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Golden Links Club holds its Christmas Charity Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Bayside Seafood Grill in Venetian Village. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

All dolled up (in a warped kind of way)

Husband-and-wife artists toy with old toys

THE DOLLS ARRIVE OLD AND LEAVE NEW. What Fort Myers artists Jeff and Dale Ocasio do to them isn’t as much plastic surgery as it is reincarnation. More...

The Naples Players present ‘Leading Ladies’

“Leading Ladies,” a comedy of romantic entanglements and disastrous decisions, opens Wednesday, Nov. 21, and runs through Dec. 15 on the main stage at the Sugden Community Theatre.  More...

Winning plays take the stage

Two Neapolitans and one Fort Myers resident have won The Naples Players’ ETC… Readers Theatre “Evening of New Plays” contest. Their one-act works will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. More...

Naples church connects with the first Thanksgiving

First Congregational Church of Naples traces its heritage to the Pilgrims who landed in Plymouth, Mass., in 1620. More...

Captains encouraged to get onboard for holiday parades

Decorated boats will ply the waters of Venetian Bay and Naples Bay

The Village on Venetian Bay hosts its holiday boat parade on Thursday evening, Dec. 6. More...

Send holiday greetings to the troops

IberiaBank, in partnership with the American Red Cross, invites everyone to send cheer and words of appreciation to American troops this holiday season.  More...

2012 Philanthropists of the Year honored

Every year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals pays tribute to individuals and organizations throughout the United States that have made a difference in our lives, our communities and our world through philanthropy.  More...

Beth Tikvah hosts multimedia program on the history of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Beth Tikvah of Naples presents Roz Davidson and Howard Hoffer with “The Dead Sea Scrolls,” a multimedia program about the use of carbon dating, DNA analysis, archaeology and forensic science as it relates to the discovery of the Dead Sea More...

GET MOVING

¦ The Jolley Be Good 5K Run-Walk to benefit the Marco Island Parks & Recreation Department takes place Saturday, Nov. More...

AARP offers 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...

Business News

MORE in our money BANK$

FDIC numbers say deposits on the rise

Don’t look now, but your bank around the corner likely has more deposits than it did a year ago. More...

Worries of the wealthy apparent at Opal’s Family Office and Private Wealth Conference

MONEY & INVESTING

What the wealthy think and do is of interest not just to their wealthy peers, but also to the average investor and to those professionals selling their services and wares to this audience.  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...