Cowboy Roots-Photography by Don Columbus at Roberts Ranch

Immokalee – The Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch is pleased to present Cowboy Roots–Photography by Don Columbus. The exhibition will be on display from October 15 through December 28, 2019. A reception with the artist and local cowboy poet Clint Raulerson will be held on Wednesday, October 23, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Immokalee […]

Collier County Parks and Rec Halloween Events

Join Collier County Parks and Recreation at one or more of the events listed below for old fashioned, family-friendly fun. Friday, October 18, 6-8 p.m. – Family Halloween Monster Bash  $3/person Halloween Bash for all family members to have a fun night of dancing, music, games, and treats. All guests must be in family-friendly costumes. […]

Little Mr & Miss Snowflake Competition for 2019

The competition is open to all children residing in Immokalee, Ave Maria, & surrounding areas – ages 0 – 5 years old. Applications are available for pick up immediately at Immokalee Chamber of Commerce located at 1255 N. 15th Street, Ste. 3. All applications with a picture of the child need to be turned in […]

Pepper Ranch Preserve Sunflower Weekend viewing dates

Collier County’s Conservation Collier Program announces a special sunflower viewing weekend at the Pepper Ranch Preserve, 6315 Pepper Road, Immokalee, Florida 34142, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 13. The October weekend schedule coincides with the amazing annual blooming display of the Pepper Ranch Preserve’s Southeastern sunflowers (Helianthus agrestis). […]

Bears are more active in the fall

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding people to help prevent conflicts with bears by securing garbage and other items that might attract these animals. In the fall, Florida black bears begin preparing for the winter by consuming extra calories to pack on fat. During this time, they will eat anything that’s […]

Shy Wolf Sanctuary named 2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit for online reviews

(Naples, FL – September 9, 2019) – Shy Wolf Sanctuary has been named a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is the based on the rating and number of reviews that Shy Wolf Sanctuary received from volunteers, donors and visitors. Shy Wolf […]

Dorian relief efforts for Bahamas under way in earnest

Relief efforts for Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas are being mounted in nearly every community around Lake Okeechobee and across South Florida. Floridians are finding it only natural, not to mention a little heart-wrenching, to take the attitude of “There but for the grace of God go we.” It easily could have been us […]

Event chairs, committees gearing up for The Immokalee Foundation’s Charity Classic events

NAPLES – Event chairs and committee members are in place and planning ahead for The Immokalee Foundation’s (TIF) signature fundraising events in November – the Charity Classic Celebration on Nov.8 and the Charity Classic Pro-Am golf tournament on Nov. 11. Heading up the efforts are gala co-chairs, Janet and Jerry Belle and Barbara and Dale […]

Animal Services offers free adoptions for Clear the Shelter Day

From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, August 17, Collier County Domestic Animal Services (DAS) will attempt to Clear the Shelter by finding homes for all the animals currently calling DAS home. If you are looking for a cute kitty or a cuddly canine, Saturday, August 17 is the day to do it. Inspired by […]

Taste of Immokalee earns approval by Florida Ready to Work Program

IMMOKALEE – Taste of Immokalee, a youth entrepreneurship program and business created and operated by high school students, is proud to announce its partnership with Florida Ready to Work. Florida Ready to Work is an innovative education and economic development program sponsored and funded by the State of Florida that certifies that a Florida student/jobseeker […]

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