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2013-10-15 23:32:29

The Arlington--Naples Groundbreaking Naples, FL (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Lutheran Life Communities is opening a new chapter in its history and the history of the Naples area on October 15, 2013, as it breaks ground on The Arlington of Naples. The new continuing care retirement community will be the first built in Collier County in more than 30 years, and the first ever faith-based community of its kind to be built in Naples. The $190-million project, due to be completed in the summer of...

2011-02-11 00:00:57

In order to attract more attention to the region, the six counties of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry Lee and Sarasota counties pooled their resources to develop a unique brand and take advantage of their collective size and offerings. The Southwest Florida Economic Development Partners create a powerful resource for businesses seeking to expand or relocate to this promising region of the State of Florida. Fort Myers, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 In order to attract more attention...

2010-09-07 06:45:00

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is inviting Floridians and others on a multiple-day exploration of native wildlife as well as wilderness habitats within the diversity of Collier County's state and national parks and refuges including the globally unique ecosystem of the Everglades. Discounted rates at accommodations packaged with a Florida Resident 50% off Naples Zoo ticket combined with the benefits of visiting outside tourist season make this an...

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2010-08-01 08:29:20

The UN's cultural and scientific body added a region of mountainous forests in Sri Lanka and an isolated archipelago off Hawaii to UNESCO's World Heritage list, officials said on Saturday. The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization added the two sites on Friday during a 10-day meeting held to revise the World Heritage list. The additions brought the number of environmentally and culturally unique sites considered important to our...

2010-04-12 10:52:00

NAPLES, Fla., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista Gingrich will be in Naples this Sunday for an exclusive screening of the film "Nine Days that Changed the World" - the story of Pope John Paul II's trip to Poland in 1979 to stand with his people against their communist rulers. The event will be held in the auditorium of Naples High School and is sold out. "Callista and I are very excited to visit...

2010-02-17 15:47:00

NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Collier Enterprises today announced that it will delay permitting for the Town of Big Cypress in order to participate in a new Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) being created by a coalition of conservation organizations and Collier County landowners. The HCP will provide protection for multiple species in eastern Collier's Rural Lands Stewardship area, including the endangered Florida panther. The idea for a Habitat Conservation Plan for eastern...

2009-11-05 10:05:00

AVE MARIA, Fla., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ave Maria University (AMU) Chancellor, Thomas S. Monaghan, announced today that AMU has received a four million dollar donation from Mr. B. Thomas Golisano to fund the construction of the University's first indoor athletic facility, the Tom Golisano Field House. "On behalf of the entire AMU community, we are extremely grateful to Mr. Golisano for his tremendous generosity," Monaghan said. "Any donation of this magnitude is obviously extremely...


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