Some Free Summer Events

With school finished for the summer, students are left to find things to entertain themselves. While there are many local events that are low cost, over the course of the summer, these events could add up and end up costing a small fortune. However, there are several free events around the county. First, the local […]

Guadalupe Center helps students pursue their dream careers

By Dawn Montecalvo Special to the Immokalee Bulletin Bright, talented students like Alan Cuevas Villagomez are, as they say, “college material.” They have the grades, they have the ambition and they have the dedication. They just might not have the money or a support team working tirelessly to make it happen. Alan’s father worked in […]

Grimaldo breaks ground for new home with help from local officials

By Lisa Loren Special to the Immokalee Bulletin Fearing the worst as Hurricane Irma approached Southwest Florida, Dalila Grimaldo and her husband left their beloved home to stay with their son in a more secure location. The moment they felt it safe to return, they rushed to inspect the damages. They were heartbroken to discover […]

TIF seeks companies partner in students’ development

NAPLES – The Immokalee Foundation is actively seeking local business partners for its recently launched, groundbreaking programming supporting “Professional Careers in The New Economy.” The programming introduces students to career pathways that lead to employment in high-demand jobs in Southwest Florida that may require professional certifications and credentials, in addition to those that require two- […]

Pathways’ dedicates Benison Center Family Room

In honor of Pathway’s ongoing relationship with the Benison Center to provide critical support services to the families of Pathways, the center is dedicating a new “Benison Center Family Room”. The purpose of the family room is to give Pathways teachers a more comfortable and private place to discuss each individual child’s needs with their […]

Chamber holds Meet & Greet

The Immokalee Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a Meet & Greet plus the 55th Birthday Anniversary for The Pathways Early Educational Center formally known as Immokalee Day Care located on 415 Colorado Ave in Immokalee. The entire daycare building was beautifully decorated with all kinds of foods, a lovely birthday cake with a wine toast […]

Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raises more than $84,000

NAPLES – The sold-out fifth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raised more than $84,000 to benefit Guadalupe Center’s three educational programs serving the children of Immokalee. Held April 8 at Vineyards Country Club in Naples, the Golf Classic attracted a record 136 golfers and included lunch and 18 holes of championship golf, followed by an […]

Catholic Charities Expands Services to the Elderly in Immokalee

More than 10,000 people turn 65 every day in the United States and people are living longer. In 1900, only 100,000 people in America lived to be over 85 years. Today that number has grown to over 6 million and nearly 10percent of older people live in poverty in the USA. In Immokalee, 6 percent […]

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Travel event benefits TIF’s college-bound students

NAPLES – The Immokalee Foundation recently received a donation of $26,100 thanks to Preferred Travel of Naples, which selected the foundation to benefit from its annual travel event. More than 450 guests attended “The Dazzling World of Travel” at the Club Pelican Bay. It marked the 12th year of this event, which to date has […]