August 14, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Auctioneer offers free seminar about fundraising

Auctioneer Scott Robertson, a 20-year veteran auctioneer and principal of Scott Robertson Event Fundraising Consultants/Auctioneers, presents “Taking Your Benefit Auction to the Next Level of Fundraising” from 8:30 a.m. More...

PROFILES IN PARADISE

A busy retirement filled with philanthropy, stewardship

When Terry and Christine Flynn moved to the Paradise Coast in 1996, they decided to get involved in the community. They’ve been making a big difference ever since.  More...

Refresher courses for older drivers

AARP offers classes to help older drivers learn about new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 might be eligible for a discount on auto insurance.  More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ Naples Cyclery and T2 Multisport presents a junior triathlon Saturday, Aug. 16, at North Collier Regional Park. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. and the racing starts at 8 a.m. Registration is $17.  More...

THE DIVA DIARIES

Stressed out by looking back for #tbt material

As both a real life diva and a social media diva, I do my best to keep up — I really do. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

celebrity impersonators

Ever wonder what it must be like to be trapped in the body of a star?

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU LOOK IN THE MIRROR AND SEE THE FACE of someone famous?  Some take advantage of this genetic fluke and pursue a career as a celebrity lookalike.  But looking like someone most of the world recognizes from the movies o More...

Pocket Change brings funk to SummerJazz

SummerJazz on the Gulf continues its 29th season of free concerts overlooking the beach at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club with a performance by Pocket Change from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.  More...

Study the photograph, then write!

The 2014 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge is under way. Two winners will be registered for the annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference Nov. 6-9. Here’s how it works:  More...

Reefs will boost diving, fishing, ecotourism industries and more

A vision of Gulf Coast waters teeming with diverse marine life that entices anglers, snorkelers, SCUBA divers and ecotourists is taking shape in Collier County.  More...

Rick Scott and me

I like Rick Scott. I talked to the governor once on the phone and later watched him hand out medals to veterans. More...

Early voting begins Aug. 14

Early voting for the Aug. 26 primary election begins Thursday, Aug. 14 and runs through Saturday, Aug. 23, including Sunday, Aug. 17. Polls are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Foster kids get head start at back-to-school fair

Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida hosted its first back-toschool fair in early August. More...

Photos

For the sixth consecutive year, residents of Vi at Bentley Village gave their time and money through Operation Backpack to help send local students back to school well-equipped for the classroom. More...

Business News

Selling Serenity

The wellness industry finds its place in Southwest Florida

It took the American public a while to accept day spas, what with all that self-indulgent pampering, massaging and me-time. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Growing a relationship requires agreeing about money

Money is often cited by relationship experts as the number one reason for relationship failure, specifically marital failure.  More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net or visit napleschamber.org.   More...