May 20, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Pink caps program benefits Dollars for Mammograms

Phil Cerciello, owner of Phil’s 41 restaurant in Punta Gorda, recently returned from Florham Park, N.J., where he visited his sister Maria Lossa, 59. Ms. More...

Morillo appointed Charlotte Regional CEO

Charlotte Regional Medical Center has announced the appointment of José   F. Morillo as chief executive officer.   More...

Relay For Life Punta Gorda tops expectations

The annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Punta Gorda raised more than $196,000 and netted more than $185,000 for cancer research and Charlotte County patient services.   More...

Punta Gorda’s Gallery Walk salutes veterans

From 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 20, downtown Punta Gorda’s Gallery Walk will salute veterans who have served our country through the years.   More...

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Business News

MOPPING UP

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA’S MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CLEANING BUSINESS IS STILL

DON RHOTON CRUISES DOWN FROM his headquarters on Metro Parkway to meet a client in Naples. More...

What would Jed Clampett do?

SHOP TALK

If you missed me last week, it was because I was cruising around the Caribbean, which gave me plenty of time to ponder — especially as I looked out over the clear blue water. More...

Investment information: Necessity or toxic overload

MONEY & INVESTING

One of the most difficult things for an investor to do is to create the framework or ground rules for investing — both managing your own portfolio as well as selecting and evaluating a third-party adviser. More...

Local artist’s glasswork hurtles through space

The carefully created work of a local artist is now stashed in the payload of the space shuttle Atlantis, hurling through the galaxy at more than 17,000 miles per hour.   More...

Town Center to host hurricane expo

Port Charlotte Town Center will present a forum for local businesses and organizations to showcase products and services related to hurricane preparedness and disaster relief recovery. More...

Legislature’s accomplishments set to become law

When Southwest Florida’s three state senators and seven representatives began the legislative session on March 2, they promised two things: No new taxes and no new fees. They delivered on those promises. More...

Benefit for Amanda

On April 25, long-time River City Grill bartender Amanda Dalton lost her husband Andrew unexpectedly. He was 43 years old and had been the chef and food and beverage director at Kingsway Country Club.   Less than a week later, Mrs. More...

South American photographic journey to be presented

Kurt Williams, local photographer and explorer, will present a body of his photographic work captured during his recent travels into the wilds of South America.   Images captured during Mr. More...

Real Estate News

Leader honored for customer service

As a business leader and involved citizen in the Punta Gorda area, Allstate exclusive agency owner Mick Graddy of Graddy Insurance Group has been designated a Premier Service Agency for 2010. More...

Nee joins Calusa

Kimberly O’Briant Nee has joined Calusa National Bank as its director of administration and human resources. Ms. More...

Entrepreneurial Acadamy planned

An Entrepreneurial Academy will be launched in the fall of this year. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

HARPER

blending goodwill with a didgeridoo or two…

“Southwest Florida reminds me of Australia,” Harper drawls in his intoxicating Australian accent.   The professional musician leads the band, Midwest Kind, in equally intoxicating sounds and rhythms not often heard in these parts. More...

New York tradition coming to Southwest Florida

It was Christmas in May at Florida             Weekly’s office last week when two gorgeous, leggy Rockettes, dressed as Santa’s elves, stopped by to promote a holiday tradition which started in More...

This week on WGCU TV

. THURSDAY, MAY 20, 9 P.M. The Civil War: Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864)/Most Hallowed Ground (1864) - Parts 6 & More...