February 4, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Community helps send local doctors to help Haiti

Charlotte residents banded together quickly and with impact last weekend, raising money to send doctors and local helpers to Haiti to aid in the relief effort.   More...

The Early Learning Coalition announces support and gatherings

ELCFH scholarships   More...

NEWS BRIEFS

South Port Square artists featured at Unitarian church     Three artists from South Port Square will be exhibiting at the Unitarian Universalist Gallery, 1532 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte, during the month of February. More...

Art in Public Places announces February artists

The Art in Public Places committee of the Arts & Humanities Council announced that the following artists will exhibit at various public locations in February. More...

Special Sections

Business News

Meetings in Paradise

Local offerings for corporate gatherings are competitive, accommodating and breathtaking

The tourism industry will forever remember October 2008 as a very bad time. More...

Let’s go get those new businesses

SHOP TALK

The Southwest Florida Economic Development Foundation folks have come up with a pretty snazzy advertising campaign. Actually, they seem to have been quite busy with many things of late, but I particularly like the new sticker campaign.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Technical analysis: meaningful or voodoo finance?

A picture is worth a thousand words.   Do you want to hear about a product or see a product? Do you want to see a technology’s equations or see them at work? Do you want to hear about a blind date’s best features or see a picture? More...

FGCU short courses stimulate the mind, conversation

Florida Gulf Coast University’s Renaissance Academy offers thought-provoking lectures and short courses at various locations around Charlotte County, including Burnt Store Presbyterian Church, Charlotte Technical Center and Punta Gorda Isles C More...

Super Bowl XLIV: fans don’t let fans drive drunk

Charlotte County Fire/EMS personnel are teaming up with the National Football League, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and other State and local highway safety and law enforcement officials to remind everyone to designate a sober More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Engineering scholarships expand reach     The Peace River Engineering Society Inc. has expanded its reach for its engineering scholarships. More...

Wounded Warrior military tattoo scheduled

The Wounded Warrior Project will sponsor a Military Tattoo at the Charlotte High School athletic field at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 to support injured servicemen and women. More...

Peace River Art Fest scheduled

The Peace River National Art Festival will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 20 and 21 at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda. The dates listed in a recent story covering art festivals were incorrect. More...

Real Estate News

When a business needs a makeover

Visitors to area commercial offices don’t often see changes in the décor. Apparently, they should. Medical, office and retail spaces typically go too long without makeovers, according to design experts. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Clan clang, clang

... went the trolley on the set of “Meet Me in St. Louis”

The Charlotte Players will be staging one of the most beloved classics of musical theater, “Meet Me in St. Louis,” opening Feb. 5.   More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Ideas for collecting vintage valentines

Valentines that we send today can be printed on heavy paper, homemade using paper lace and trim or e-mailed via a digital greeting-card service. More...

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