March 21, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Learn how to use website

The Collier County clerk of the circuit court invites the public to a free seminar about searching public records online from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave .  More...

League welcomes child expert

The League of Women Voters of Collier County welcomes David Lawrence Jr., the founder of The Children’s Movement, as guest speaker at its meeting Monday afternoon, April 1, at the Hilton Naples. Mr. More...

Food bank needs volunteers to assist with hunger study

The Harry Chapin Food Bank is participating in a national hunger study and needs volunteers to help at agencies throughout Southwest Florida that receive and distribute food through the agency.  More...

Catch up with your fellow alumni

¦ The Columbia University Club of Southwest Florida holds its annual get-together for Ivy League and Seven Sisters alumni and their guests from 5:30-8 p.m. Sunday, April 7, on the lawn at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.  More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples chapter of Ikebana International holds its annual meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. After the election of officers, member Stephanie English will lead an Ikenobo workshop. More...

Photos

Young Southwest Florida athletes in the Special Olympics Florida program recently experienced a day in the life of a Boston Red Sox player at the CVS All Kids Can Baseball Camp. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

The Clean House

Playwright Sarah Ruhl, dirty jokes and the messiness of life

WHEN IT COMES TO PLAYWRITING, SARAH RUHL RULES.  In her scripted worlds, stones speak, it snows indoors, jokes can literally kill people, and in the afterlife, people do their laundry in the nude.  More...

Wine expert shares new career passion

Most people planning for retirement aren’t saving to pay for college. But that’s exactly what Wayne Walker did after almost 30 years as an administrator in the Canadian public school system. Mr. More...

Florida Rep intrigues, provokes with ‘Other Desert Cities’

ARTS COMMENTARY

Take one privileged, wealthy, neurotic family.  Mix in some addictions and breakdowns.  Blend in hypocrisy, deceit and heated political disagreements.  Let sit for years, marinating in family secrets.  Voila! More...

Charitable grants of $13.4 million awarded

Smiles and applause erupted over and over as trustees of Naples Children & Education Foundation, creators of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, presented $13.4 million in grant checks to charitable organizations that serve Collier County’s un More...

National Geographic editor signs books on Marco

Keith Bellows, senior vice president and editorin chief of travel media at National Geographic, will speak and sign copies of his new book, “100 Places That Can Change Your Child’s Life – From Your Backyard to the Ends of the Earth, More...

Drive carefully; deputies are watching

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be posted for traffic enforcement details the week of March 25-29:   More...

Pastor to be honored for leadership

The Naples chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State will honor the Rev. Ronald Patterson, senior pastor at Naples United Church of Christ, at a luncheon Thursday, March 28, at Wyndemere Country Club.  More...

Coming up at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence

“Marketing that WORKS,” a seminar for nonprofits, is set for Thursday morning, April 11, at the Community Foundation of Collier County. Presenter Sue Huff of E. More...

HIT THE LINKS

¦ The 16th annual Dean Lind Memorial Golfathon to benefit St. Matthew’s House tees off Tuesday, April 16, at Imperial Golf Club. More...

Business News

Hiring veterans

Businesses begin to tap into an overlooked resource

THE WAY ROD BOWMAN SEES IT, people who put their life on the line should be first in line for a job. More...

Sharing, caring and relationship financing

MONEY & INVESTING

Successful romantic relationships require commonality in financial attitudes, behaviors, habits and goals.  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...