September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Faculty, staff, students and parents of Royal Palm Academy welcomed representatives from the North Naples Fire Control & Rescue District, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and the Knights of Columbus as guests of honor for the school&rsqu More...

‘Real Florida’ columnist to speak at press club scholarship luncheon

The Naples Press Club hosts awardwinning “Real Florida” columnist Jeff Klinkenberg at its celebrity author luncheon to benefit the club’s scholarship program at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Hilton Naples.  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...

Superintendent sets town hall meetings

Collier County Public Schools’ Superintendent Kamela Patton has set the following town hall meeting dates:  ¦ Thursday, Sept. 26: Immokalee  Technical Center  ¦ Tuesday, Oct. More...

Auctioneer has tips for nonprofits, and more fundraising notes

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...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

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Theatre Conspiracy celebrates

BILL TAYLOR’S reminiscing lately as Theatre Conspiracy, the company he founded and directs, prepares to celebrate its 20th season. More...

There’s more than one way to satisfy a film aficionado

With screenings taking place in local libraries and classroom spaces, arts venues and actual cinemas, Southwest Florida film buffs have no shortage of opportunities to indulge in their favorite form of entertainment.  More...

Violin Shop of Naples announces concert season

The Violin Shop of Naples presents nine concerts in its third season of intimate events that include a champagne reception with the artists after each performance. Here’s the schedule:  ¦ Saturday, Oct. More...

FEMA coincidentally redraws flood maps as Lake O. teeters on edge of disaster

At the watery end of the rainiest summer in years, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, has come calling on South Florida with plans for new flood-risk maps.  More...

Are you Mensa smart? Take the test

Mensa is an organization open to anyone who scores in the top 2 percent on an accepted, standardized intelligence test. More...

Men invited to Mensa discussion group

Sam Sewell of the Naples chapter of Mensa International hosts the next “Sam’s Fourth Saturday Stag” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. 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. 23-27:   More...

Avow plans blessing of animals

Pets of all kinds — and their owners — are invited to Avow’s Blessing of the Animals, a service inspired by patron saint of animals Francis of Assisi, at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. More...

Three Collier high schools offer program for special-needs students

High School High Tech, a mentoring and job-shadowing program for high school students with disabilities and other special needs, is expanding to Collier County. More...

Nominations sought for awards

The Community Foundation of Collier County is accepting nominations for the 2014 Women of Initiative honorees. More...

Business News

Power fishing

Anglers lure $5 billion a year to Florida

STATE OFFICIALS THIS MONTH APPROVED A measure aimed at maintaining the population of tarpon, an inedible sportfish prized in part for the business and fame it has brought the region.  More...

Gas pipelines at the heart of the Syria problem

MONEY & INVESTING

What is the real story behind Syria? The different twists to the Syrian crisis are widely known throughout Europe, thanks to the newspaper reporting of Great Britain’s The Mail and Globe and The Telegraph. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Naples Municipal Airport. $8 for chamber members, $25 for others. More...