July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Sheriff’s captain named James V. Mudd award recipient

Bishop Capt. Rod Bishop of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office has been named the James V. Mudd Fellowship Award recipient by the The Leadership Collier Foundation. Sheriff Kevin Rambosk will present the award at a public ceremony at 10 a.m. More...

SUMMER SCHOOL

Middle-school students in the summer program at Grace Place for Children & Families in Golden Gate City are taking a series of field trips to area businesses to learn about career opportunities a More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Making 'em laugh

Improv groups make it up as they go ...

Something strange was going on in Jim Griswold’s living room in Cape Coral last Thursday. For starters, the television was off. Grown-ups were standing around, reading aloud, making things up, playing nonsense make-believe. More...

Head to the Beach for locally produced indie shorts

The Fort Myers Beach Friends of the Arts Summer Film Series presents a series of locally produced, short independent films on Tuesday evenings, July 30 and Aug. 27, at Bay Oaks Recreation Center, 2731 Oak St., Fort Myers Beach. More...

Monday indie film nights are back with Missed it Mondays; then TGIM

The Fort Myers Film Festival continues its popular Missed it Mondays series on July 29, screening award-winning films that you may have missed during the festival. The evenings will take place at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center at 7 p.m. More...

At Renaissance Academy, the world is a classroom

When it comes to high-end excursions abroad, one local travel agency specializes in providing not just world class dining and hotels, but an educational, cultural experience.  More...

HIT THE LINKS

¦ The Everglades Region/Florida Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America holds its 16th annual charity classic gala and golf tournament Sunday and Monday, Oct. 6-7, at Shadow Wood Country Club. More...

NONPROFIT NEWS

Youth Haven collecting school supplies   Youth Haven is collecting school supplies to help ensure that the children and teens served by the emergency shelter go back to school with the tools they need. More...

Business News

commercial’s SLOW RISE

Growing residential market should drive business properties

OLDIE-BUT-GOODY NEWS: THE MARKET IN RESIDENTIAL real estate is waxing on the southwest coast, like a new moon.  Oldie-but-goody wisdom: Since the residential market drives the commercial market, it should be coming back, too, right?  The sh More...

College plan needs to start early for kids to succeed in shifting economy

MONEY & INVESTING

With unemployment refusing to move below 7 percent and given that the U.S. 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...