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Hurricane seminars

The Collier County Bureau of Emergency Services’ Department of Emergency Management is hosting two next week.  Featured speakers include Dan Summers and Rick Zyvoloski with Emergency Management, NBC-2 meteorologist Jim Reif along with representatives from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Extension Services and Domestic Animal Services.  The seminars will be held: Monday, June 13, 2011 Golden Gate High School 2925 Titan Way 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Gulf Coast High School 7878 Shark Way 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. There will be presentations on hurricane preparedness followed by time for residents to ask hurricane-related questions. Other upcoming hurricane programs can be found at For ... Read More »

Civil Air Patrol honored with international award

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Civil Air Patrol, the U.S. Air Force auxiliary, will be awarded a World Peace Prize during a June 14 ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Chief Judge of the World Peace Prize and retired U.S. Rep. Lester Wolff announced CAP will be honored as the World Peace Corps Mission’s “Roving Ambassador for Peace” at the ceremony in Washington, D.C., which will also recognize top honor prize recipients H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III and Benjamin A. Gilman. “Civil Air Patrol makes a huge impact, going above and beyond to make a profound difference in America’s communities, ... Read More »

Summer-long safe boating campaign

The Marco Island Police Department’s Marine Unit conducted a special education and safety project the past Memorial Day weekend to kickoff a summer-long safe boating campaign aimed at educating boaters about the required and suggested emergency equipment they should have on board their vessels, as well as emergency planning and operations. A major element of the campaign is to stress the importance of personal floatation devices (PFD’s) or more popularly known as life jackets. Over Memorial Day weekend dozens of vessel safety checks were conducted. To encourage voluntarily compliance, MIPD’s Marine Unit partnered with our local McDonalds. McDonalds graciously provided ... Read More »

Fiddler’s Creek Homeowner’s “Spring into Summer” as they Bid Farewell in Style!

By Mary Jane Chappy, Fiddler’s Creek Even with the sluggish economy, high gas prices and turmoil overseas, we all hope for great winter weather and cold temperatures up north. Well, mother-nature was definitely on our side this past winter season. We had great weather in Naples and record cold and snowfall in other parts of the country – a great recipe for a busy season, and that is exactly how it was at Fiddler’s Creek. A record season on so many levels! The end of the season Farewell Party was nothing less than spectacular with the “Spring into Summer” theme. ... Read More »