October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Encore shop ready for debut after summer renovations

After being closed for renovations over the summer, the Encore Resale Shop owned and operated by the David Lawrence Foundation reopened on Tuesday, Oct. 1. More...

Junior Achievement honors Collier laureates

After being closed for renovations over the summer, the Encore Resale Shop owned and operated by the David Lawrence Foundation reopened on Tuesday, Oct. 1. More...

Salvation Army needs holiday storage space

As preparations for the holiday season begin, The Salvation Army serving Collier County needs to secure a location to serve as its food and toy distribution center. More...

Holocaust museum displays ‘What the Soldiers Brought Home’

“What the Soldiers Brought Home,” an original exhibit with materials drawn from the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida archives as well as items on loan from local veterans and their families, is on display at th More...

Three more town hall meetings with superintendent

Three are three more town hall meetings on the calendar for parents, students and anyone in the community who would like to hear and/or ask questions of Collier County Public Schools’ Superintendent Kamela Patton.   ¦ Thursday, Oct. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Sexual power play

David Ives’ ‘Venus in Fur’ leaves most to the imagination in exploring a risqué relationship

FORGET ABOUT “FIFTY SHADES OF Grey.” This is the real thing. The Tony-nominated play “Venus in Fur” is an intelligent look at sadomasochism, the dynamics of relationships and sexual power struggles. More...

African Children’s Choir set for Naples concert

The nonprofit, humanitarian African Children’s Choir presents a concert of beloved children’s songs and traditional spirituals from their homeland at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Naples Seventh Day Adventist Church. More...

Florida premiere of indie romance will open fifth annual NIFF

The fifth annual Naples International Film Festival presents the Florida premiere of the feature film “Hank and Asha” as part of the festival’s red carpet opening-night celebration Thursday, Nov. 7, at Artis—Naples. More...

Adult students treasure hidden gem of Barry University

It was just a few short years ago when Dr. Trisha-Lynn Herman found herself looking eye to eye with Jeff Hutter.  At the time, Mr. Hutter wasn’t sure why he was sitting in Barry University’s satellite Fort Myers office. More...

Free session to help seniors resist scams

Seniors, their families and caregivers are invited to attend “Be Scam Smart,” a free workshop offered by the Florida Department of Financial Services in partnership with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and Naples Police Departme More...

Hazelden has books for local libraries

The Hazelden addiction treatment in Naples marks Mental Health Awareness Week, Oct. 6-12, by donating books to libraries in Collier and Lee counties. More...

Keep an eye on the road for traffic cops

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: ¦ Monday, Oct. More...

Need help finding financial aid for school? There’s an app for that

LoGradApp, a free mobile application to assist high school seniors with their next step in education, is now available for downloading. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Greater Naples Branch of AAUW meets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Hodges University in Room 150 of the Science & Technology Building. More...

Make a date for an evening at Corkscrew

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary resumes its popular Corkscrew After Hours events on Friday, Oct. 11. More...

Business News

Blastoff

Florida’s newest water attraction takes off

WHEN HE TURNED 35, FRIENDS BOUGHT Dennis Rehm a water-propelled jetpack flight. More...

The Fed plays ‘Red Light, Green Light’ with the market

MONEY & INVESTING

Domestic and international investors are always mindful of the U.S. central bank, the Federal Reserve, since there is long-standing history that investors are best to align themselves on the Fed’s side of the investment divide. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ Young Executives of the David Lawrence Center, the Young Lawyers Section of the Collier County Bar Association, the Next Generation Committee of The Shelter for Abused Women & Children, the Hope for Haiti Next Generation Board and YP Naples hol More...