April 13, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Make yours ‘A Face in the Crowd’

Collier Freedom and the Collier County Democratic Party present two 60th anniversary benefit screenings of the landmark film “A Face in the Crowd” on Tuesday, April 25, at the Sugden Community Theatre.  More...

Almost 2,300 low-income seniors in Collier, Lee and Charlotte to lose food

Almost 2,300 low-income seniors in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties will no longer receive supplemental food from a government program operated by the Harry Chapin Food Bank starting July 1, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and C More...

Learn tactics for surviving an active shooter situation

Iberiabank and the Collier County Sheriff’s Office host a program about what to do in an active shooter situation on Thursday evening, May 11, at the Iberiabank branch at 1905 Pine Ridge Road. CCSO Sgt. More...

Ram 1500 — the more you pay, the more vehicles you can replace

BEHIND THE WHEEL

What happened to trucks?  It wasn’t too long ago that the rear bumper was a premium option. Now, ones like the Ram 1500 Sport Crew Cab 4x4 feature a button on the key fob to lower the suspension so that it’s easy to hop inside. More...

Sharpen your road skills at AARP class

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...

Just say no to ‘jorts’ and other fashions that never worked anyway

THE DIVA DIARIES

It all started with a conversation about “jorts.”  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

WE’VE GOT ‘LEGS’

TheatreZone presents an original take on Peter Allen’s colossal Broadway flop

Peter Allen was the first to portray Depression era gangster Legs Diamond in the worldclass Broadway flop that some believe was lost in its own time and deserves a comeuppance. More...

‘Exquisite Miniatures’ fill the spotlight at Bonita arts center

Looking like Sherlock Holmes wannabes searching for clues, visitors to the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hold up magnifying glasses to the paintings in “Exquisite Miniatures,” the exhibition on display through April 29. More...

Applauding the discovered truths of successful people from many walks of life

FLORIDA WRITERS

This thoroughly entertaining and highly unusual self-help book is not embarrassed to carry the subtitle “Celebrities, Business Tycoons, Rock Stars, Journalists, Humanitarians, Attack Bunnies & More!” That’s truth in packaging fr More...

Pop a top toward teacher’s goal of 1 million

Fourth-grade teacher Donna Treiser started collecting pull tabs/flip tops from aluminum cans 15 years ago. When her daughter was a patient at the Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida (now Golisano Children’s Hospital), Ms. More...

Push for Trump’s tax returns

Collier Freedom invites all who want President Donald Trump to release his tax returns to take part in a “Release Your Taxes” march and rally from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Last chance to Lunch ’n’ Learn at Rookery Bay learning center

The Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve hosts the season’s final Lunch ’n’ Learn program from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center.  More...

TV show not just child’s play for Naples toy inventor

ABC and Mattel Creations, the content creation and distribution division of Mattel Inc., have partnered to launch a primetime television series about the drama and creativity of the toy invention process. More...

Watch out for CCSO traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of April 17-21:  Monday, April 17  Collier Boulevard and Tuscany Cove Drive: Speeding  Bayshore Drive and Botanical Place Circle: Spee More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ Wellfit Girls and Gulf Coast Runners host the second annual To(tu) Peru 5K & Yoga Event at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at North Collier Regional Park. More...

Business News

The skill of giving

Donating to charity takes expertise, says Expos founder and philanthropist Charles Bronfman

PALM BEACH IS RICH WITH HIGH NET-WORTH FOLKS who share their wealth with those less fortunate. More...

Satisfaction comes from helping people

FROM THE TOP

Timothy Cartwright wears many hats in his professional life.  More...

Distinguished entrepreneurs to be honored at May 10 awards evening

The 2017 Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida awards celebration is set for 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs.  More...