Lipman Family Farms to host inspirational event for Immokalee students

IMMOKALEE – Success is the result of hard work, persistence and courage. These are three fundamental qualities Juanita Martinez, program director at the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County, hopes to instill in the minds of Immokalee high school students. Martinez will be one of the speakers at “The End Game,” a discussion hosted […]

4-H: Adapting to the ever-growing needs of Youth

Established as an after school agriculture program in the early 1900’s, the 4-H Association has been dedicated to encouraging youth to thrive in their communities “… to develop the citizenship, leadership, responsibility and life skills of youth through experiential learning programs and a positive youth development approach.” Still noted for their agriculture programs, 4-H clubs […]

Celebrating a Decade of Good Health in Ave Maria

Tomorrow, September, 15, Tropical Smoothie in Ave Maria, located at 5072 Annunciation Cir, Ave Maria, FL 34142 will celebrate its 10th year of being in business. During this anniversary celebration, Phong Ho, owner and local resident, will be offering $0.99 SMOOTHIES with any food purchase ALL DAY and cellphone pop-sides to all who purchase smoothies. […]

County Domestic Animal Services offers Name Your Price Adoptions the whole month of September

Collier County Domestic Animal Services (DAS) is currently offering name your price adoptions, the event began on September 1 an will run the entire month of September. The shelter is full and there are many homeless pets seeking their forever homes. “The shelter has been at or near capacity the whole summer. Space is a […]

Pepper Ranch Preserve Sunflower Weekend Viewing Dates

Collier County’s Conservation Collier Program announces two special sunflower viewing weekends at the Pepper Ranch Preserve, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily, September 28-30, and October 5-7. These weekends are scheduled to coincide with the spectacular annual blooming display of the Pepper Ranch Preserve’s Southeastern Sunflowers (Helianthus agrestis). All signs indicate there will be […]

New Medicare cards are on the way

If you’re over age 65, there may be an important piece of mail headed to your mailbox. Starting this week, new Medicare cards are on the way to millions of Floridians and residents of four other southern states. The new red, white and blue paper card will not only look different, but it will also […]

Christmas around the World Parade & Snow Gala celebrates “Boots & Bling in Cowboy or Country style for Christmas”

Dear Past and Future Participants and Entrants: The Immokalee Christmas around the World Committee and the Collier County Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting its’ Annual Christmas Parade and Gala on Saturday, December 08, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. The Parade and Gala Events occur in the evening and dress is festive – casual to […]

Immokalee Chamber of Commerce hosts Networking After 5 Affair

The Chamber’s President, Danny Gonzalez wanted this event to be more than just networking with local chambers, clubs and organizations. Danny along with his Board of Director’s decided to include a Community Appreciation Awards and a community sponsored raffle for all attendees. Last year a Grand-Ole “Appreciation Banquet” was in the planning stage when our […]

The Immokalee Foundation launches new website with focus on student success stories

NAPLES – Visitors to The Immokalee Foundation’s new website at https://immokaleefoundation.org have the chance to meet several program participants and graduates through videos, photos and testimonials. On the home page, a prompt connects visitors to a video featuring students at various levels of success, including professionals who have achieved the ultimate goal of financial independence […]

Chamber of Commerce holds first meeting after summer break

The Immokalee Chamber of Commerce had its first meeting after taking off the month of July for a summer break. The meeting had lots of community updates to give to all attendees Some of the speakers were: Micheal Choate from the Immokalee Fire Department, explaining the current fire assessment fee that would appear on this […]