Life and Social Skills Camps for Kids

Beginning June, 2014, the Naples English Pub is entering into a joint venture with etiquette and manners expert, Laura Spell, to bring Life Skills and Social Skills to the youth of our area. A longtime Naples resident, Laura will utilize our private game room for daytime classes intended to teach children (ages 5-15+) valuable social skills. These include: introductions, Dining […]

Off the Hook Brings NBC Stars

Off The Hook Comedy Club will be bringing stars from NBC’s hit television shows “Last Comic Standing” and “America’s Got Talent” to Southwest Florida next month. Iliza Shlesinger, winner of the sixth season of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” will be performing 5 shows at Off The Hook Comedy Club, April 10-13. Tom Cotter, the runner-up of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” seventh […]

14th Document Shred Party

IBERIABANK is proud to support the local community by providing document shredding services on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 605 Bald Eagle Drive on Marco Island. This event will be the 14th shred party that IBERIABANK has hosted in Collier County. Over 60 tons of shredded material have been collected through these community events. A $3.00 donation […]

Spiny Lobster Season Closes April 1

The spiny lobster recreational and commercial season closes to harvest in state and federal waters starting April 1 and will reopen Aug. 6. The two-day recreational sport season is the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday of July, which is July 30 and 31 this year

Public Scoping Workshop Dates Announced For Backcountry Access Plan

Acting Superintendent J. D. Lee announced today that Big Cypress National Preserve has set the dates and times for two public scoping workshops for the backcountry access plan and environmental impact statement (EIS) being prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The public is invited to attend a public scoping workshop at which you will […]

“U.S. National Security: What’s at Stake?”

Frank Gaffney, Founder and President of the Center for Security Policy, will speak to two local groups on “U.S. National Security in 2014: What’s at Stake?” with a focus on the threat posed by EMP’s, electromagnetic pulse, and the potential impact on our national security caused by either natural causes or an intentional attack on our electrical grid. On Thursday, […]

Moran Edwards to Host Seminar Series

Tom Moran and Bob Edwards, Managing Directors – Investments Senior PIM Portfolio Managers of Moran Edwards Asset Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors (, will be conducting a series of seminars titled “The Case for Equities:  Dividend Investing” on Tuesday, April 1 through Thursday, April 3.  The seminars will be hosted at the Moran Edwards office located in the Wells Fargo […]

Panther Captured Near Beach Relocated

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists and law enforcement officers captured and relocated an endangered Florida panther found near the beach at Clam Pass Park in Collier County. Beachgoers spotted the panther in the mangroves as they were walking over a boardwalk that leads to the beach. FWC biologists and law enforcement officers responded to the scene and […]

Record Number of Florida Tourists

The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association today released data supporting the efforts of VISIT FLORIDA and the millions of dollars spent on marketing tourism programs used to bring visitors to the Sunshine State. Florida currently enjoys a $79.34 RevPAR rate, which is above the national average of $68.69. Growth in revenue is 8.3 percent for Florida in 2013 over 2012 […]

Research Reserve Gets “Green” Grant

The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve announced today that the National Estuarine Research Reserve System has awarded more than $613,000 for construction, retrofitting and renovations at the GTM Research Reserve and the Princess Place Preserve in Flagler County. The project, which begins in September, includes cabins for visiting investigators and public use, museum upgrades and an Americans with Disabilities Act […]