Naples Florida weekly

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Naples Florida weekly : your news and entertainment source
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V. 1 no. 1 (October 2, 2008) -

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CONSERVATION Turtle Island tunes upClassically trained string quartet knows no borders when it comes to their music. C1 ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 NAPLES' HISTORY A10 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B8 REAL ESTATE B11 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 SOCIETY C15, 16 & 17 VINO C18 CUISINE C19 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. I, No. 14 FREE WEEK OF JANUARY 1-7, 2009Gardening lessonsLifelong Learning lecture, seminar coming up at Naples Botanical Garden. A14 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSH POSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: JANUARY 1, 2009 POSTAL CUSTOMERGet well soon Urgent-care clinics can be the cure for non-emergency ailments and injuries. B1 Holiday cheerA Children's Museum ball and other festivities. C15, 16 & 17 The calorie countdown is on toward the second annual citywide Naples Weight Loss Challenge. Just in time to jump start ubiquitous New Years resolutions, the challenge begins Saturday, Jan. 10, and consists of 12 Saturday group workouts, motivational tips from coaches Mindy Sylvester and Livio Ferrari, plus fitness and nutritional advice via the Web site Participants will also have access to group fitness classes at NCH Wellness Center as well as nutrition and cooking seminars throughout the 12 weeks of the program. The inaugural challenge helped more than 300 Neapolitans, working individually and as part of corporate teams, lose more than 3,000 pounds in the first quarter of 2008, Ms. Sylvester says. The goal is to get neighbors, friends, families and co-workers teamed up to help one another improve their health; a little friendly competition keepsJoin the citywide challenge to shape up in the New Year SEE LOSS, A22 WHY COLLIER COUNTY CONSIDERS IT A PRIORITY If I could wave a wand, Collier County would look like a mosaic of developed and natural lands in the urban area, with large swaths of natural lands in the urban fringe and even larger natural ow ways or corridors traversing the rural lands so wildlife has somewhere to live and a way to move through the county. Alexandra Sulecki, coordinator of Conservation CollierBY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ ever let it be said that a capitalist cant dance with a government program. And while youre celebrating that truth, dont forget this one: A local government can do fair-market business with a capitalist, too, and pay the big bucks to further the public good. When it comes to conserving the last once-upon-a-time wildness in Collier and Lee counties, local governments and private sellers alike have formed a striking buyer-seller alliance. A capitalist alliance, in other words, with local government playing the role of big spender. In Collier County, its called rather prosaically the Conservation Collier Land Acquisition Program. As an example of its good business practices, Conservation Collier Collier County areas purchased for preservation. A8 >>inside:NPHIL AVRAM/SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYSEE CONSERVATION, A8 FLORIDA WEEKLY STAFF REPORT