December 26, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Speakers Assembly welcomes former FDIC chair as first guest of 2014

William Isaac, Ph.D., a former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., senior managing director and global head of financial institutions for FTI Consulting and current chairman of Fifth Third Bancorp, will be the featured lecturer at The Sp More...

Safe sleep for infants requires a crib

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies sleep alone, on their backs and in a crib. The risk of infant death is 40 times higher for babies who sleep in adult beds.  More...

Sign up now for ‘spiritual intensive’

Registration is open for the winter “spiritual intensive” based on the teachings of Eckhart Tolle. Classes with facilitator Linda Allen meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ For sixty years, Naples Garden Club’s House & Garden Tour has been a highlight of the season. The perennially sold-out event showcases extraordinary homes and inspiring gardens to raise money for the club’s scholarships and grants. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

frenzy

Escape holiday stress with a trip to the movies

ONE OF THE GREAT THINGS ABOUT THE HOLIday season is spending time with family and enjoying the spirit of giving and togetherness the time of year brings. More...

Rock musical opens TheatreZone season

TheatreZone’s ninth season, “Year of the Composers,” opens with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock musical “Whistle Down the Wind” on Thursday, Jan. More...

Gallery exhibit memorializes Bob Kane

Harmon-Meek Gallery first exhibited works by the American artist Bob Kane in 1987 and has done so every year since. In memory of Mr. More...

Yoga instructors to the stars headed here for classes

Ana Brett and Ravi Singh’s yoga instruction has attracted an attention-grabbing list of clients that includes Olympic athletes and show business A-listers such as Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow and members of The Red Hot Chili Peppers, among others.& More...

Foster kids enjoy the gift of giving and receiving

Watching nearly 100 foster children shop for Christmas gifts at Walmart on Dec. 14 was a heartwarming experience for everyone involved. More...

Take the tree curbside after taking it down

After the presents are opened and the ornaments are removed from the once-sparkling tree, Waste Management of Florida invites residents to recycle their Christmas trees through its curbside tree collection program.  More...

Older drivers can brush up on the rules of the road

AARP offers driver safety classes designed for drivers age 55 and older to help reduce the possibilities of them being involved in a crash. More...

Pull up a chair for weekly yoga

Master registered yoga instructor Jean Erlbaum will offer chair yoga from 10:30- 11:15 a.m. every Thursday starting Jan. 9 in the Ole Movie Theater at Lely Resort. All are welcome. Beginners and people in wheelchairs are most welcome.  More...

Business News

THE YEAR IN BUSINESS

Relocations, redactions, renovations and other events that shaped the 2013 scene

Hertz Corp. will likely be etched in the annals of history as the hero of Southwest Florida’s business environment in 2013.  More...

Government puts a damper on the Christmas spirit

MONEY & INVESTING

There are two times of the year when this column becomes more personal: Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Christmas engenders thoughts of giving to those we love. More...

Hear the pros on what’s ahead in national and regional markets

The Southwest Florida chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants presents “Outlook 2014,” an overview of the national and regional economic and capital markets, at Hodges University on Jan. 7 at the Fort Myers campus and Jan. More...