August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Kids eat free at Jason’s Deli

Going back to school can be stressful for parents and their children. To ease the transition, Jason’s deli is offering a week of free meals for children at four locations in Southwest Florida through Sunday, Aug. 12. More...

Charlotte schools present new foundation board members

The Charlotte Local Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit of the Charlotte County public school system, connects children, classrooms and community for student success.  New foundation board members are:  More...

RMHC calls for donated vehicles

Ronald McDonald House Charities of SWFL will use the funds generated from donated cars, boats, RVs and farm equipment to support its cornerstone program, the Ronald McDonald House in Fort Myers. More...

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Business News

worktime WORKOUTS

NAPLES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WORKERS have some extra cash these days — more than $6.5 million the 3,750 employees saved collectively in a single year alone because they got healthier.  More...

It’s Your Business … Garage incubators

It’s amazing, the number of companies that got their start in garages. HP, Mattel, Amazon, Disney, Apple — the list is long and inspiring. One website even lists the top 10 garage-started companies with pictures of the garages. More...

Some of your most important financial assets exist outside of the portfolio

MONEY & INVESTING

Beware: You might think (and advisers might suggest) that the most critical element of wealth creation and preservation centers on your investment portfolio. It doesn’t. “Say what?” More...

Eight years after Charley, TEAM PG moves forward with purpose

On Aug. 14, 2004, residents of greater Punta Gorda saw piles of debris where its quaint waterside community once stood.  The compact Category 4 hurricane — at the time the second most costly in U.S. More...

NASA lands car-sized rover on Mars

NASA’s most advanced Mars Curiosity, touched down onto Mars Sunday to end a 36-week flight and begin a two-year investigation.  The rover will investigate whether the region ever offered conditions favorable for microbial life.   More...

Edison State College nationally ranked

Edison State College ranked in the Top 100 across several categories for Community College Week’s annual Top 100 Associate Degree and Certificate Producers. The results cover the 2010-2011 academic year.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Gold Medal Reading

GLUED TO YOUR TV? Can’t get enough of those Olympic Games? Worried about going through withdrawal after the closing ceremonies? Don’t sweat it. There’s a way you can still feed your Olympic fever. More...

Vendors, exhibitors sought for fourth annual GoldenFest

Vendors and exhibitors are needed for the fourth annual GoldenFest, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Shell Factory in North Fort Myers. More...

‘The Eighteen-Day Running Mate: McGovern, Eagleton, and a Campaign in Crisis’

BEACH READING

by Joshua M. Glasser (Yale University Press, $26)   More...