September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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...

Are you Mensa smart? Find out for $1

American Mensa gives those brave brainiacs the chance to take the Mensa home test for just one dollar. Normally $18, the online test is offered for $1 through Sept. 15 at www.us.mensa.org/ MHT.  More...

Junior Achievement honors Collier laureates

Tickets and sponsorships for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, are now available. The celebration takes place Tuesday evening, Oct. 29, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. 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. 9-13: ¦ Monday, Sept. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Orchid Society invites the public to a program by orchid expert Ruben Sauleda, Ph.D., about Brassavola and Nodosa hybrids beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Mr. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

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Naples Art Association presents sixth annual non-juried member exhibit

THE NAPLES ART ASSOCIATION HIGHlights a wide range of artistic styles and media in the sixth annual Non- Juried All Artist Members Show of Shows and the Southwest Florida Fine Craft Guild’s “Dimensions in Art” exhibition. More...

Trendy restaurant concept pops up downtown

Take one passionate chef, six inventive courses and 13 adventurous diners and you have the ingredients for a tantalizing evening’s entertainment.  More...

Sanibel wildlife refuge spices up annual ‘Ding’ Days celebration

Every day from Oct. 20-Oct. 26 brings favorite, classic “Ding” Darling Days activities plus new, creative ways to enjoy Sanibel Island’s J.N. More...

WWII warriors make pilgrimage of remembrance

Dominick Gumina will be filled with anticipation as AirTran Airways Flight 1951 takes to the sky from Southwest Florida International Airport this week.  More...

Golden Gate community remembers 9-11

“We Will Never Forget,” the annual 9-11 commemorative service at the Golden Gate Community Center, takes place at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Golden Gate Government Center.  More...

Book makes new residents feel at home

Searching online or in destination guides, tourists can readily get information they need about Naples: the best places to dine, the best places to stay, things to do and more. More...

Auctioneer holds seminar for nonprofits

Auctioneer Scott Robertson presents “Emerging Trends and Best Practices of Fundraising Auctions” from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Hilton Naples. Attendance is free for representatives of area nonprofit organizations.  More...

Help keep Keewaydin Island clean

The marine bureau of the Colllier County Sheriff’s Office sponsors its fifth annual Keewaydin Cleanup Saturday morning, Sept. 7. 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...

Business News

Getting hired

THE JOB MARKET IN SOUTHWEST FLORida is heating up, but after a bruising economic recession, employers are as choosy as ever when it comes to sifting through applications and gauging personal qualities in face-to-face interviews. More...

Alternative asset classes worth a look for big-money investors

MONEY & INVESTING

Most investors are familiar with four types of investments: stocks, bonds, real estate and cash/money market. These four investment asset classes are called the “traditional” asset classes.  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...