October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS EVENTS

¦ Ribbons of Hope 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 The pavilion at Waterside Shops Those who have made a donation to Susan G. More...

Breast self exam: A good habit to start in your 20s

Beginning in their 20s, women should be told about the benefits and limitations of breast self-exam (BSE). Women should know how their breasts normally look and feel and report any changes to a health professional as soon as they are found. More...

American Cancer Society offers tips for having a mammogram

Here are some useful suggestions from the American Cancer Society for making sure you receive a quality mammogram:  ¦ If it is not posted visibly near the receptionist’s desk, ask to see the U.S. More...

Step out for the fifth annual Stiletto Sprint

The fifth annual Stiletto Sprint is sure to paint the town pink Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Third Street South district. The event that benefits the Garden of Hope & Courage and Susan G. More...

Keep an eye on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic enforcement deputies will be the week of Oct. 6-10:  Monday, Oct. 6  Golden Gate Parkway and Collier Boulevard: Red-light running  Airport-Pulling Road and U.S. More...

C-SCAPES

Lucky enough

I think it’s safe to say that if you live in Naples, you know all about having houseguests. More...

Nominate your favorite volunteers for a Diamond Volunteer Award

Nonprofit applications are being accepted for the 2015 Diamond Volunteer Awards, a recognition program that honors nonprofit organizations for their work in Collier County. More...

Photos

Neapolitans young and old alike – but especially young – recently had their first chance to experience the newly renovated playground areas at the city’s Cambier Park. More...

Mom’s Morning Out starting this month at Covenant Church

Covenant Church of Naples/PCA will provide weekly breaks for parents and fun activities for toddlers and preschoolers with new its Mom’s Morning Out program. Starting Monday, Oct. More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ The Naples Pathways Coalition sponsors a 10-mile bike ride setting out at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, from the beach cul-de-sac at the western end of Vanderbilt Beach Road. More...

THE DIVA DIARIES

Reunited … and it feels so good

I used to think high-school reunions happened mostly in the summer, but it seems like they’re popping up left and right, regardless of the season — probably because the handy dandy World Wide Web is making it so much easier for us to trac More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

HEROIC BUT HUMAN

‘The Mountaintop’ brings Martin Luther King Jr. down to earth

INDISPUTABLY, CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a great man.  Katori Hall’s play “The Mountaintop” looks at the man behind the greatness.  More...

Meet original Highwaymen artist Al Black

Al Black, an original Highwaymen artist, will give a painting demonstration, talk about his life and take questions from the audience from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers. Some of Mr. More...

ARTS COMMENTARY

Mayhem, misunderstandings, disaster and sardines. It’s ‘Noises Off’

Dotty Otley doesn’t know what to do with the sardines.  Does she leave them on the table? Bring the plate off-stage? Bring them back on? More...

Cuba: A photographer’s paradise

Editor’s note: Photographers Peggy Farren and Joe Fitzpatrick were among a small group that traveled to Cuba recently for a weeklong tour on a People- to- People visa.   More...

PERSPECTIVE

Local Komen chapter a leader in public policy advocacy

As a renowned nonprofit health organization, Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida feels that the Public Policy Collaborative is exceptionally important to its local community. More...

Driving the detection: Mobile mammo bus is on the road

In Southwest Florida, Radiology Regional’s Mobile Mammo bus delivers screening to the workplace or a community.  Appointments typically take about 20 minutes. More...

Early detection relies on a combination of practices, procedures

Women age 40 and older should have a screening mammogram every year and should continue to do so for as long as they are in good health.  More...

Breast Cancer Coalition sets aggressive timetable to find a cure

The National Breast Cancer Coalition launched Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 four years ago to focus resources and efforts to the areas that will lead to the knowledge needed to end breast cancer. More...

SarasotaMOD Week(end) celebrates mid-century modern where it was born

Follow in the footsteps of Paul Rudolph, Victor Lundy and Ralph Twitchell, the founding fathers of the mid-century modern architecture movement known as the Sarasota School of Architecture, and step into residences and buildings that made this moveme More...

Tune up your driving skills

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...

Naples Boat Show Downtown brings all things boating to Crayton Cove

The Marine Industries Association of Collier County presents the inaugural Naples Boat Show Downtown from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5, in Crayton Cove and at Naples City Dock. More...

Time running out to register to vote

In order to vote in the 2014 General Election, voters must be registered in Florida by midnight Monday, Oct. More...

Charity Classic showcases accomplishments of Immokalee students

For more than 20 years, the children of Immokalee have been the heart and soul of The Immokalee Foundation. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Coastal Chess clubs in Naples and Marco Island welcome players of all levels for casual games and occasional tournaments. Marco meetings are from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday at the Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier. Naples meetings are from 9 a.m. More...

Racers will get down and dirty at inaugural Immokalee mud event

Seminole Casino Immokalee invites everyone to get down and dirty at the first-ever Jax R Wild Mud Obstacle Race starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Seminole Tribe Youth Ranch in Immokalee.  More...

Business News

Marketing Religion

Churches find clever ways to attract the faithful

FOR MANY, MARKETING RELIGION IS AN imperative, not merely a job like the jobs of marketers who sell cars or real estate or alcoholic spirits, for example — and that appears to be true across a variety of faiths and cultures.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Get ready for a spike in the state’s population

The demographics of a state and county can make a big difference in local business success and local real estate investing. The demographics of Florida are terrific, and so the future of Florida appears to be incredibly bright. More...

Apply now for GAIN Class of 2015

The Leadership Collier Foundation, in coordination with The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, is accepting applications for the Class of 2015 Growing Associates in Naples program.  More...