New Everglades area Visitor Center opens

Historic Everglades City has so many interesting places to see and things to do but where do we get information about them? No problem now that the new Everglades Visitor Center will be open! The official ceremony is on Saturday, February 1st, at 11:00 a.m. with Mayor Howie Grimm cutting the ribbon at the renovated […]

Guadalupe Center to host ‘Discover Mentoring’ event on Jan. 29

NAPLES – Guadalupe Center is seeking community members to serve as volunteer mentors for first generation, college-bound high school students as they navigate through high school and beyond. On Jan. 29, Guadalupe Center will host Discover Mentoring, a social event and informational session exploring the role of mentors in the nonprofit’s acclaimed Tutor Corps Program. […]

Collier County Clerk Launches the Risk Alert Notification Program

Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller Crystal K. Kinzel is pleased to announce the launch of the Risk Alert Notification Program, a free service designed to help Collier County property owners monitor and protect their property records and quickly stop scammers in their tracks. According to the FBI, property fraud is one […]

TIF joins U.S. Senator Rick Scott for roundtable discussion

NAPLES – Noemi Y. Perez, president and CEO of The Immokalee Foundation, and Walt Buchholtz, the foundation’s operations director, met with United States Senator Rick Scott and community leaders during a recent visit to Immokalee for a roundtable discussion on issues important to the community, including the economy and workforce development. The Immokalee Foundation has […]

Drone images detect two tomato diseases with 99 percent accuracy

By Brad Buck Special to the Immokalee Bulletin IMMOKALEE – New technology being developed by University of Florida scientists identifies two dangerous tomato diseases with 99 percent accuracy. This finding is critical because diseases can cost growers millions of dollars annually in the state’s third most valuable crop. Thus, the earlier farmers detect those ailments, […]

Call for Artists – Collier County looking for Artwork/Photography

Collier County continues to display a rotating exhibit of local artists’ and photographers’ work in the Board of County Commissioners chambers, third floor, Collier County Government Center, 3299 Tamiami Trail E., Naples, Florida 34112. Artists must be residents of Collier County, at least on a part-time basis. The artwork must be appropriate imagery for a […]

County Precinct and Polling Location Changes

Collier County – The Collier County Supervisor of Elections office will begin mailing new voter information cards this week to approximately 40,000 Collier County voters who will see changes to their polling location during the 2020 elections. The below changes were made due to rising population growth and to assist in improving voter flow in […]

The Immokalee Foundation seeks additional mentors for students

NAPLES – January is National Mentoring Month – the perfect time to become a mentor for a student of The Immokalee Foundation. The foundation is seeking adults who would like to provide guidance and support to Immokalee students while developing mutually rewarding relationships. The process is simple: Once the adult’s application is reviewed and accepted, […]

Champions For Learning to name five Suncoast Credit Union Scholars

The Suncoast Credit Union Foundation is partnering with Champions For Learning to offer five of $2,000 scholarship awards to high school graduates in the Class of 2020. Class of 2020 high school graduates in Suncoast Credit Union’s 21-county service territory have the opportunity to apply for financial support to continue their education, thanks to a […]

Visit Ave Maria for free events all season

Ave Maria Development announces a line-up of free events open to the public this season. Visitors and residents are invited to enjoy free trolley tours every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Town Center from now until March 31. Tour Collier County’s Community of the Year during a complimentary 45-minute […]