December 19, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Waterside Shops hosted the fourth annual holiday party for the Guadalupe Center on Dec. 14. Special guests were 130 children from Immokalee and, of course, Santa and More...

Donate a crib for sweet dreams

Collier County has had four sleeprelated infant deaths this year. Sudden Unexpected Infant Death is the leading cause of death of children ages 0-18 months in Collier County.  More...

Don’t let a ticket spoil your holidays

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office gives drivers a heads-up that traffic enforcement deputies will be posted at the following places the week of Dec. 23-27:   More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

NYE 2014

Start the New Year with something artsy   Whether you’re dressing to the nines in a tuxedo or evening gown or slipping into your favorite pair of jeans, there’s an arts event that will welcome you to ring in the New Year.  From More...

New Year’s Eve celebrations are all over town

¦ Fireworks at the Naples Pier Beginning around 7:30 p.m. Free  ¦ Third Street South 434-6533; www.thirdstreetsouth.com   More...

Enjoy the nightlife at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary honors the winter solstice with a star-themed after-hours evening Friday, Dec. 20. More...

South American animals make their debut at the Zoo

The newest arrivals at Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens make their public debut Saturday, Dec. 21. More...

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Fifth Avenue South named its annual Holiday Decorating Contest and Best Dressed Tuba winners during the 18th annual TUBA Christmas on Sugden Plaza. The winners were: HOLIDAY DECORATING CONTEST More...

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Staff and volunteers from the Naples office of Quarles & Brady joined members of the Florida Gulf Coast University Anthropology Club to greet 170 curious third graders from Golden Terrace Elementary School and help them learn all about bones. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Experts from the Naples Orchid Society will be on hand at Naples Botanical Garden from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, to offer free advice to those who bring in their ailing orchids or pictures of them. More...

Business News

Cyber awesome

Small businesses benefiting from online shopping shift

IT’S ONE OF THOSE BELL-RINGING MARKETING terms instantly definable, at least in the context of the season: “Cyber Monday.”  More...

Commodities futures explained

MONEY & INVESTING

There is much confusion about the various types of commodities related investment vehicles. More...

Survey shows Floridians plan to make New Year’s resolutions about finances

According to a report released Dec. 19 by BMO Harris Financial Advisors, 55 percent of Floridians surveyed will make at least one New Year’s resolution for 2014. More...