Small but mighty: Southwest Florida does Small Business Saturday
Published 11/23/2012 at 3 a.m.
As the effects of Thanksgiving feasting wear off, shopaholics are energized by the prospect of getting the year's best deals on televisions, video games, and technology and gadgets of all kinds, from kitchenware to exercise equipment. Black Friday is undoubtedly ...
SketchCrawl, Jazz on the Gulf and Summer of Sharks on tap this weekend
Published 07/20/2011 at 11:36 a.m.
Local artists can participate in the Naples SketchCrawl on Saturday, July 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Collier County Museum in Naples. Artists will be touring the museum and expressing what they see and experience in their art. ...
Learn about pet care at the Marco Island library
Published 07/04/2011 at 1:35 p.m.
Children in the 1st through 4th grades are welcome to participate in My Pet Fluffy, an interactive program where children will examine what makes a good pet and what all animals need to survive, then make a pet puppet. The ...
Four men riding 1,000 miles to raise funds to ‘gift’ bikes to Immokalee children
Published 06/08/2011 at 12:09 p.m.
Give the gift of a bicycle to children in Immokalee by supporting the Gift a Bike program, which raises money to purchase bicycles and helmets for children at Christmas time. The program began 11 years ago with Senovia Rincon, who ...
Eat rice and beans to help buy the same for Haiti earthquake victims
Published 05/18/2011 at 12:04 p.m.
Help those in need in Haiti by supporting the Rice and Beans for Haiti event this Saturday at the Salvation Army in Naples, a benefit to raise food and money for the community in need in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as well ...
Weekend activities: St. Paddy’s celebrations, blues music and Arts Afire!
Published 03/08/2011 at 3:05 p.m.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with real Irish flare at McCabe’s Irish Pub in Naples, listen to a bouquet of blues music at the Fifth Annual Bonita Blues Festival in Bonita Springs and feel the heat at Marco Island’s Arts Afire! ...
Barron Collier High drama teacher directs same play in honor of retiring teacher
Published 03/03/2011 at 4:56 p.m.
Twenty years ago, Pam Grabczynski directed “Rehearsal for Murder” at Barron Collier High School. Last weekend, Chris Johnston, her friend and current drama teacher at BCHS, directed the same play and dedicated it to Grabczynski who is retiring at the ...
Weekend activities: Boat show, festivals and community fun day all coming up
Updated 03/01/2011 at 3:48 p.m.
Sneak an exclusive peak into Bonita Bay Marina’s boat show, savor strawberry desserts at the Naples Carnival, Strawberry and Indie festival, and watch firefighters and policemen compete in a softball game this weekend on Marco Island.
More than just a uniform: Community School student’s fundraiser helps to clothe Immokalee children
Published 02/02/2011 at 11:31 a.m.
Over the course of four months, Will Jauss, an eighth-grade student at Community School of Naples, raised $1,575 to purchase a total of 165 shirts, pants and shorts for the students at Lake Trafford Elementary in Immokalee. Last week, he ...
PHOTOS: Nearly Naked Mile run at FGCU raises money for charity
Published 10/31/2010 at 9:45 p.m.
Florida Gulf Coast University students showed a lot of skin and stripped down to the bare essentials Saturday in the main courtyard to raise money for charity. The Nearly Naked Mile, organized by FGCU’s chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon, caused ...