June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Kiwanis shoe project kicks off with donation centers

Kays-Ponger & Uselton and Lemon Bay Funeral Homes and Cremation Services are participating in the annual Kiwanis Shoes For Kids Project, collecting new sneakers for students in Charlotte County public schools.  More...

Kiwanis Foundation awards scholarships

Dr. Jeffrey Allbritten, president of Edison State College, addressed 32 Charlotte County students as they received a total of $40,500 in scholarship money awarded by the Kiwanis Foundation of Charlotte County.  More...

Local AAUW awards 2013 scholarships

The Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte Branch of AAUW recently awarded two education scholarships to local students.  The 2013 scholarships went to Nikki Zahora, a nursing major at Florida Gulf Coast University; and Elisa Pinero, a student in the nursin More...

Super men: Naples-based captains have ties to ‘Man of Steel’

The ocean was so rough that some members of the film crew were puking over the side of the boat as the vessel creaked and rocked precariously, 30-foot-high waves flooding the deck.  And Capt. More...

Real Estate News

House hunting

157 COUGAR WAY, ROTONDA WEST

This beautiful home is located on a double lot in deed-restricted Rotonda Heights, a countrylike subdivision where the majority of lots are undeveloped. The community is conveniently located to fine dining, shopping and Englewood Beach.  More...

‘For good, for ever:’ Moments in building the Charlotte Community Foundation’s permanent home

Trusses are raised by crane to start the roof of the Education Center of the new Charlotte Community Foundation Center. Workers then secure the roof trusses. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

The Bishop of Art

Bob Rauschenberg Gallery director announces retirement

PAINTERS SAY THAT AN IMPORTANT PART OF THEIR CRAFT is knowing when to stop, when to step back and put down the brush.  The temptation is to keep fiddling with it, but you have to know when the work is done.  Ron Bishop has reached that poin More...

Reflections on Ron Bishop from the arts community

¦ Katherine Hinds Curator, The Martin Z. More...

Masterpiece Paintings Project unveiled at Visual Arts Center

Don’t be surprised if you notice Claude Monet with paintbrush in hand the next time you drive down Marion Avenue in Punta Gorda. You’re not imagining things. More...