October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

PROFILES IN PARADISE

Proud of helping C’mon become a dream come true

While new in her job as managing director of the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples, Karysia Demarest is no newcomer to C’mon. More...

Moher selected for top spot at Conservancy from right here at home

Rob Moher has been named president and CEO of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Following an extensive national search led by the Conservancy of Southwest Florida board of directors, Mr. Moher was selected among more than 100 applicants. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

FRIDAY, OCT. 25, 9 P.M. A Raisin in the Sun Revisited The Raisin Cycle at Center Stage Producers James Arntz and John Paulson capture the history and legacy of Raisin and the backstage challenges of mounting two issue-driven plays simultaneously. More...

Get Your Game On

Game Nation holds inaugural immersive video game celebration

HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO WALK THROUGH THE screen of your video game and step right into the action?  Daniel Ruke, who goes by just his last name, knows how you feel. More...

Players set stage for a gothic spoof and an American classic

When Lord Edgar Hillcrest and his new wife Lady Enid embark on a journey to find out what happened to Irma Vep, the adventure takes them from their estate in England all the way to Egypt and has enough plot twists and costume changes to cause whiplas More...

Under the domes

South of Marco Island, sinking sentinels are housing new life

It is a spectacle. The sort that makes you rub your eyes and look again.  Jutting from the water, a hundred feet off an isolated strip of beach, a cluster of white domes rise absurdly from the Gulf of Mexico a few miles south of Marco Island. More...

IN MEMORIAM

Earl Hodges, a quiet giant

1927-2013   In September of 2000, while I was serving as vice president of institutional advancement for International College, President Terry McMahan and I gathered a small group of past Humanitarians to select the 2001 Humanitarian of the Yea More...

Fledgling Honor Flight Collier County set to take off

Trip takes WWII and Korean vets to see war memorials in D.C.

Forty years ago, the legacies of the Greatest Generation came home to America after years of captivity as POWs of the Vietnam War. Among them was Collier County resident Wayne Odgen Smith, a U.S. More...

Free tree saplings help Keep Collier Beautiful

Plant a tree, keep American beautiful. That’s the theme for the National Planting Days campaign that kicked off in September around the nation.  More...

Business News

Hertz senior VP opens season for Speakers Assembly of SWF

Richard Broome, senior vice presidentcorporate affairs and communications at the Hertz Corp., opens the new season for The Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida at a luncheon Friday, Nov. 15, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point.  More...

NONPROFIT NEWS

¦ The 2013 Red Kettle Campaign for Collier County kicks off at The Salvation Army’s the annual gala and auction on Friday, Nov. 1, at the Hilton Naples. More...

Power driven

FPL competes to get the best vehicle fuel savings

There’s a little friendly competition going on within the ranks of Florida Power & Light. Workers are competing to see who can best maximize their fuel economy. More...