Naples Florida weekly

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V. 1 no. 1 (October 2, 2008) -

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Doctors' ordersLocal physicians step into the spotlight for annual Steinway talent show. C1 COLUMN A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 NAPLES' HISTORY A10 HEALTHY LIVING A18 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B6 & 7 REAL ESTATE B9 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 SOCIETY C16, 19 & 21 CUISINE C23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. I, No. 3 FREE WEEK OF OCTOBER 16-22, 2008Advanced treatmentMedical center goes green from landscaping to lobby to electronic charts. B1 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSH POSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: OCTOBER 16, 2008 POSTAL CUSTOMERStyle-settersStepping out at the NCH Fashion Show and other stylish events around town. C19, 20 & 21 Shoppers not the only ones with a warm welcome for Nordstrom When Nordstrom comes to town, its not just sophisticated shoppers who celebrate. Charitable and nonprofit organizations in every Nordstrom community also heartily embrace the Seattle-based fashion retailer. Last month, for example, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Boston Ballet both reaped the benefits of the areas first-ever Nordstrom grand opening. So did The Tacoma Art Museum and the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Wash., where the 40-year-old Nordstrom store reopened to much fanfare after extensive remodeling and expansion. Next month, The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, The League Club of Naples and the Community Foundation of Collier County will add to their coffers as the chosen beneficiaries of a black-tie affair two nights before Nordstroms 77,000-square-foot store in Waterside Shops opens to the public. The store opens at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7. The gala takes place Wednesday, Nov. 5. If it sells out which is all but a sure thing, judging from tickets sales so far The Conservancy, the League Club and the Community Foundation will receive about $45,000 each. The timing could not have been better, The League Clubs Sandy Lasch said. The current economy is making life more difficult for a lot of people, and we will be thankful to be able to increase our support and make life a little easier for those in need, she added. Interest in the gala has been strong throughout the community since savethe-date cards were mailed in May. The response has been amazing, said the Community Foundations Susan Utz, whose office is in charge of tickets. The original plan was to sell 1,000 tickets atBY CINDY PIERCEcpierce@ SEE DROP, A8 ow can you know what you got? Every day in Collier and Lee counties, and across Florida, there is one business that does two things few others can match in this economy: It remains robust and profitable for its practitioners, and (more to the point) it requires you to pay a hefty price while taking only on trust that youre getting what you pay for. Envelope please. And the winning business isGASOLINE! Dramatics aside, how do you know that you actually get a gallon of gas when the meter reads $3.50, or $3.75 or whatever price you pay at the pump? And how do you know you arent being gouged by higher-than-allowable prices during an emergency, such as a hurricane? And how do you know your debit or credit card data wont be recorded and misused when you run a card through a new credit meter? You know because Ron Cass (and others like him) says so. Cass is a petroleum inspector in the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Why this petroleum inspector money's worth ... getting your ensures you are BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ JIM MCLAUGHLIN / FLORIDA WEEKLYRon Cass makes sure when you buy a gallon of gas you get a full gallon of gas.HDROP COUNTS EVERY WHENSEE NORDSTROM A16 Also coming soon to Waterside Shops:>>A 20,000-square-foot expansion at Saks Fifth Avenue >>De Beers jewelers rst Florida location >>Kate Spade >>Juicy Couture >>St. John >>Van Cleef & Arpels >>German fashion house Baslers rst U.S. boutqiue >>Salvatore Ferragamo Point and shootMiami photographer J. Tomas Lopez is at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts this week. C1