July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

NONPROFIT NEWS

First charitable gift annuity for humane society   More...

Moorings Park Foundation awards 55 scholarships

The Moorings Park Foundation, Inc. recently awarded 55 scholarships totaling $162,500 to Moorings Park employees and their dependents. Over the years, the foundation has awarded a total of $1,170,433 to 701 students in the form of scholarships.  More...

Kids can score at Edgerrin James football

The fourth annual Edgerrin James Football Skills Camp is set for 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 29, at the North Park in Ave Maria. More...

Men of Vision and Excellence conference

Young men ages 14-25 are invited to the second annual Men of Vision and Excellence (MOVE) conference sponsored by the Florida Diversity Council and the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Ponce — the pitchman

Book explores adventurer’s mythic persona

SOMEHOW, SOMEWAY, IT’S ALL THERE IN one slim volume: Florida’s spring-fed myths and fables, history and geology, hucksterism and development, vintage photos and posters, loving and baleful looks at the past and worrisome glances into the future. More...

Girls just wanna … eat and drink and laugh, laugh, laugh

THE DIVA DIARIES

I tend to think men hold on to fantasy based myths about what women do when we get together in groups for girls’ nights. Years ago, a boyfriend asked me if we did each other’s hair or painted each other’s toenails. More...

Late Night Brass jazzes up summer concert series

The 28th season of SummerJazz on the Gulf continues with Late Night Brass at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club on Saturday, July 20. More...

Floridians face same-sex marriage conundrums

If equal rights were a Florida fire, once upon a time that fire was so distant for marriage-minded members of the same sex that they couldn’t even see the smoke.  Now, at least, they can, although they continue to struggle with a complicat More...

Sherman Farwell embraces 100 with sand in his shoes

For 30 years, tanned and athletic Sherman Farwell — “our Sherman” to many who reside along Park Shore Boulevard — walked the stretch of beach near his condo starting around 8 a.m. More...

Photos

A field trip to Naples Botanical Garden was part of the first week of summer camp activities offered by Lighthouse of Collier for blind and visually impaired youngsters. More...

Sign up now to ‘Shoot for the Stars’

Registration is open for Shoot for the Stars, a free basketball clinic for ages 8-17 led by former Philadelphia 76ers star Wali Jones. Sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida, the daylong clinic takes place Saturday, Aug. More...

Chili cook-off and more fun for families

Wildland Firefighters in South Florida will hold a firehouse chili cook-off and day of family fun from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Golden Gate Fire Department. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance invites all orchid aficionados to a sale of rare and exotic orchids from members’ private collections from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. All sales are cash only.  More...

Business News

E-mail etiquette

The ins and outs of electronic communication

JOHN WRIGHT HAS MADE HIS PEACE with smiley faces. Granted, they may add volume to his e-mail, but when someone replies with one of those eyeballed parenthesis, he knows they got the message. And to him, that’s now businessacceptable.  More...

Will we see high drama in bonds?

MONEY & INVESTING

One factor that makes TV soap operas so fascinating to an audience of millions is the consistent level of unpredictable drama played out by so many of the TV series’ stars. 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...