Photos by JENNA BUZZACCO-FOERSTER

  • Cell phone photo: Harborside has emptied out pretty quickly. Supporters somber but not upset.
  • Cell phone photo: Room is filling up. President Obama expected to be here in couple of hours. He will likely speak about the Colorado shooting.
  • Cell phone photo: The line is wrapped the block.
  • Cell phone photo: End of the line 30 minutes before doors open. Right by courthouse.
  • Naples Tomato closed April 28 after operating for eight years off U.S. 41 in North Naples.
  • The white love seat is transformed into robin’s egg blue. The bottom was stapled first, then the arms and, finally, the back.
  • The white love seat is transformed into robin’s egg blue. The bottom was stapled first, then the arms and, finally, the back.
  • The white love seat is transformed into robin’s egg blue. The bottom was stapled first, then the arms and, finally, the back.
  • The white love seat is transformed into robin’s egg blue. The bottom was stapled first, then the arms and, finally, the back.
  • The white love seat is transformed into robin’s egg blue. The bottom was stapled first, then the arms and, finally, the back.
  • The white love seat is transformed into robin’s egg blue. The bottom was stapled first, then the arms and, finally, the back.
  • The white love seat is transformed into robin’s egg blue. The bottom was stapled first, then the arms and, finally, the back.
  • The white love seat is transformed into robin’s egg blue. The bottom was stapled first, then the arms and, finally, the back.
  • The white love seat is transformed into robin’s egg blue. The bottom was stapled first, then the arms and, finally, the back.
  • The white love seat is transformed into robin’s egg blue. The bottom was stapled first, then the arms and, finally, the back.
  • Swedish butter cookies. For this recipe and more go to www.naplesnews.com/cookies
  • Holiday sandwich cookies. For this recipe and more go to www.naplesnews.com/cookies
  • Holiday sandwich cookies. For this recipe and more go to www.naplesnews.com/cookies
  • Betty Freeman, left, smiles as Mary Ann Kline, president of the Sunrise Rotary Club, presents her with the caregiver of the year award.
  • Dee Algard a teacher at the First Baptist Church's vacation Bible school told pre-kindergarten children a Bible story Monday evening.
  • Holly Mann sits with her daughter Elisabeth during storytime at the Baptist church's vacation Bible school. More than 90 children were enrolled in the first night of the camp.
  • Deborah Jones listens to a Bible story Monday night at the First Baptist Church's vacation Bible school. This year's theme is Avalanche Ranch.
  • Josiah Hurtley, forefront, learns a line dance on the first night of the First Baptist Church's vacation Bible school. The western themed week teaches children about God.
  • Cate Ahlstrom, a Lely High School junior, takes a break from her busy summer. Cate is spending most of her summer at camps across the state.
  • Students at the Marco Island YMCA's Manatee day camp tie dye t-shirts on Friday. All of the middle school-age children enrolled in the Manatee program take part in the YMCA's two week counselor in training program.
  • Shelia Gave, a camp counselor at Cub Scout Day Camp, shows campers how to stop a rope from fraying. Boys earned achievements once they completed several tasks.
  • Collier County Webelos scouts try to build a tent without using stakes or talking to each other during the annual Cub Scout Day Camp in Naples Tuesday. More than 140 elementary-age boys took part in the week-long camp.
  • Louis Perez, 10, works with members of his Webelo cub scout group to build a tent. Boys had to build a tent without speaking as part of an achievement exercise at Cub Scout Day Camp Tuesday.
  • Joyce Heffernan, director of family ministry at the Marco Lutheran Church, asks children to look for an imaginary baby Moses floating down the canal. More than 70 Marco Island children are attending this week’s vacation Bible school.
  • A Marco Island boy learns the moves to a dance he and his fellow campers will perform on Friday. More than 70 Marco Island children attended the Marco Lutheran Church’s vacation Bible school this week.
  • Danielle Pollitt, an instructor at Marco Lutheran’s vacation Bible school, helps students follow along during choir class. Students will learn several songs this week, in preparation for a Friday afternoon performance.
  • Cody McCauley, 11, hits a tennis ball during tennis camp Thursday. McCauley is one of 24 Manatee Middle School students participating in a 3-week golf and tennis camp at Eagle Creek.
  • Brad Womac, a golf pro at Eagle Creek, helps a Manatee Middle School student perfect her putt. Twenty-four Manatee Middle students are participating in a 3-week camp that teaches students to play golf and tennis.
  • Students in Donna Thatcher’s vacation Bible school act out a Bible verse during Wednesday’s session. The theme of this year’s program at Wesley United Methodist was Water Works Park, according to organizer Lisa Richart.
  • Children in Donna Thatcher’s vacation Bible school class say a prayer before beginning morning activities.
  • Jason Ginther builds a boat during a Wesley United Methodist Church vacation Bible school session Wednesday. Wesley’s program was the first of several vacation Bible schools on Marco this summer.
  • Kera Jonovitch, a seventh grade Manatee Middle School teacher, and Esmerelda Wilkinson, a certified paraprofessional at Manatee Middle, were named teacher and support staff person of the year by the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce.
  • Lexie Lundquist's drawing of a mother and baby manatee will be the artwork on Tommie Barfield Elementary's school shirt next year.
  • Lexie Lundquist shows off her winning artwork. Lexie's drawing will be on the Tommie Barfield Elementary school shirts next year.
  • Stephanie Braun, a nurse at Lely High School, and Robert Alvarez, a Lely High School English teacher, pose for a picture after being named support staff and teacher of the year by the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce.
  • Joyce McFarland, chairwoman of the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce’s education committee, shakes hands with Robert Alvarez, a Lely High School teacher, after he was named teacher of the year Thursday.
  • Olivia Guzzo, 10, holds pictures of her cousin, Jesse, during a presentation about drug use in Christine Farhat's fourth-grade class.
  • Marco Island police officer Jen Lofy looks on as 10-year-old Olivia Guzzo gives a presentation about drug use as part of the Collier County sheriff's junior deputy program.
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  • Tommie Barfield Elementary fifth-graders lounge in the lazy river at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon in Naples Friday. About 125 TBE students spent the day at the waterpark as part of their end of the year festivities.
  • Melinda Fregeau, a Challenge teacher at Tommie Barfield, looks over students' work in preparation for Authors and Artists Night.
  • Students in Melinda Fregeau's fourth- and fifth-grade Challenge class decorate the classroom for Artists and Authors Night on Thursday. Students were asked to build a scene using characters from books they had read throughout the year.
  • An Authors and Artists progress sheet hangs in Melinda Fregeau's classroom Thursday. Fregeau's fourth- and fifth-grade Challenge class designed skits based on characters in books they read this year.
  • Cheryl Harness, a historical author and illustrator, draws a picture of President Abraham Lincoln for students at Tommie Barfield Elementary on Thursday morning.
  • Author and illustrator Cheryl Harness stands next to a portrait of President George Washington on Thursday morning. Harness spent the morning at Tommie Barfield Elementary talking to students about how to become an author or illustrator.

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