Wild turkey: A different twist on a Thanksgiving favorite

Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for all who cherish its traditions involving friends, family and food. Some love preparing dishes from recipes that have been passed down through the generations. Others enjoy experimenting with new flavors. An interesting culinary trend is using organic ingredients, and serving wild turkey for Thanksgiving is a delicious, clean-eating option. […]

Dreamcatchers Explore Lake Trafford

Florida Dreamcatchers, a 9-year comprehensive mentoring program, held their first “Dreamcatchers Day” at Lake Trafford on Saturday, November 3. With the support of five caring adult leaders, twenty 6th grade students learned about the Everglades and experienced Immokalee through the thrill of riding on an airboat. The students saw native birds, giant alligators and other […]

Snell named Co- Christmas Parade Marshal

Rev. Lori Snell is an ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Chuch and she has served as the senior pastor of Allen Chapel A.M.E Church (208 S. 3rd St., Immokalee, FL) since October 2010. Pastor Snell is a Collier County Public Schools’ educator. She teaches at Pinecrest Elementary School in Immokalee. Rev. Snell is […]

Little Toot is coming to LaBelle at six knots on Nov 16

After living and working as an artist in the hustle and bustle of New York for 20 years, Christopher Robin Obetz decided it was time to slow things down. And he found the perfect companion to accompany him on his new adventure in LaBelle. “My parents are getting older and I wanted to create a […]

Guadalupe Center’s pre-college summer experience program creates bridge between high school and college

By Robert Spano Special to the Immokalee Bulletin For many teenagers in Immokalee, their only experience with college is what they’ve seen on TV or in movies – monotonous professors lecturing from a crowded auditorium, students packing football stadiums on game day, and fraternity or sorority parties that get out of control. That’s not the […]

Area was famous for close encounters with Cryptid ‘Skunk Apes’

By Bob Davidsson Special to Immokalee Bulletin During the 1970s, more than a dozen sightings of the elusive “Skunk Ape,” the Everglades version of the Himalayan “Yeti” and Oregon’s “Sasquatch” (Bigfoot), were reported in suburban Palm Beach County. Why the legendary creature was observed in such large numbers during the decade of the 1970s is […]

Marvin Ruble joins Collier Honor Flight

The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization creating solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. They fly veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends. Marvin Ruble, a Vietnam Veteran, the Commander of the VFW and the 1st […]

Fred Thomas honored

Danny Gonzalez, President of the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce recently gave Fred N. Thomas Jr. who is affectionately called the Mayor of Immokalee, a well deserving complement on trying to improve the community of Immokalee in any way possible during his working years in Immokalee. Fred and his wife Cherryle (a retired Dietitian) came to […]

The Immokalee Chamber of Commerce needs your help helping those who were in the path of Hurricane Michael

The Immokalee Chamber of Commerce(ICOC) is reaching out to all the residents of Mexico Beach and its surrounding area with their recent hurricane situation. The Immokalee Chamber is in the process of collecting any items that is usable to start the clean-up process under way for that community.! ICOC, has been given several generator’s to […]

Family-Friendly Halloween Events

Looking for a place to bring your kids for Halloween? Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) is hosting family-friendly Halloween events this October. Local families are invited to trick-or-treat and enjoy spooky activities for free at the Thomas Edison (Lee) Campus, Charlotte Campus, Collier Campus, or Hendry/Glades Curtis Center. “The Southwest Florida community looks forward to […]