August 29, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Thinking about running for office?

Consider attending the Campaign for Leadership

The Leadership Collier Foundation and the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce will host the 2013 Campaign for Leadership on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15-16, at Hodges University. Keynote speaker will be Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart.  More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office gives drivers a heads-up that traffic enforcement deputies will be posted at the following spots the week of Sept. 2-6:   ¦ Monday, Sept. More...

Apply now for Diamond Volunteer Awards

Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Diamond Volunteer Awards, a volunteer recognition program that honors local nonprofit organizations. More...

Meet some boaters who can almost walk on water

Their names are associated with Southwest Florida waters and are known well beyond the state line.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

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with a book this summer

INSTRUCTIONS FOR READING THIS ARTICLE: 1. Put entire Florida Weekly A&E section in a plastic bag. 2. Place in freezer for 15 minutes to up to an hour. 3. Remove bag from freezer, and take section from bag. Read. More...

Coming, coming … Leslie Hindman’s Naples Fall Auction

If you’ve always wanted a vintage midwife/obstetric medical bag outfitted with a rather curious array of implements, then your search is over.  More...

AUDITION CALLS

Marco Players start new season with ‘Absalom’   Auditions will be held from 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Sept. More...

Business is looking good along the Avenue

Fifth Avenue South is a street unique among downtowns in that just beyond six blocks of restaurants, art galleries and boutiques and the multi-million-dollar condos above them lies the most prized amenity of all: a white sand beach on the Gulf of Mex More...

DEP sets public meeting about drilling

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites the public to hear more about the oil and gas permitting process and the DEP’s assessment of the Dan A. Hughes Company’s application for a project near Golden Gate Estates.  More...

Build a better bucket list

Avow invites the public to a thoughtprovoking session about living a meaningful life and building a legacy from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Ispiri community center at Avow’s main campus, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane.  More...

Brush up on your driving skills

The AARP offers driver safety classes to help drivers learn new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 become eligible for a discount on auto insurance.  More...

Bigham Jewelers offers conference room for meetings

Bigham Jewelers announces that its conference room is now available to nonprofit, advisory board and other community groups at no charge. More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Walk the walks, run the runs, hit the links or bait a hook in the name of a nonprofit organization. Here are some opportunities for getting out for a good cause.   More...

Business News

a diamond by any other name

Shoppers weigh synthetic versus natural stones

THROUGH A COMPLEX PROCESS INVOLVING heat and pressure, Gemesis, a company based in Sarasota, produces diamonds in a laboratory. More...

The runaway cost of educating a nation

MONEY & INVESTING

Few U.S. citizens are aware that federal liabilities currently total close to $17 trillion. Some $12 trillion is issued debt or government bonds. 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...