Guadalupe Center raises more than $72,000 at fourth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic

NAPLES – The fourth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raised more than $72,000 as a record 132 golfers and 15 business sponsors helped infuse additional financial support into Guadalupe Center’s summer enrichment program. The event, which was held at Vineyards Country Club in Naples, included a lunch buffet, championship golf, cocktails, evening hors d’oeuvres, silent […]

Domestic Animal services celebrates Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month

Collier County Domestic Animal Services (DAS) strives to find loving homes for all animals that enter its shelter. But, June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month so throughout this month the focus is on shelter cats. DAS encourages you to come check out its Certified Pre-owned Cats. DAS is offering huge savings on all cat adoptions during June. […]

Be wary and safe during alligators’ active season, FWC advises

A funny video showed up on Facebook recently, by Daniel McNamara via Storyful, that shows a resting alligator, awakened by an errant golf drive, then devouring said ball and slinking off into the water hazard. So far they haven’t been trained to fetch by Florida golf course owners, but a local trapper tells the story […]

I.M.A honors Pastor Williams

The Immokalee Ministerial Alliance (I.M.A.) met recently and honored the long-time ministry of Rev. Frank Williams as the pastor of St. Johns Missionary Baptist Church. He was awarded with a gift certificate for a free dinner for two generously donated by Mi Ranchito restaurant. He has served not only his parishioners faithfully, but our community […]

Invitation for all Immokalee Christians

We, in our community of Immokalee, have been suffering so much heartache the past few weeks with a cloud of death and depression blanketing our area. There have been two suicides of students enrolled at the high school since Christmas break, plus the suicide of another student who graduated less than five years ago, the […]

Lipman Farms Annual 5k backpack giveaway

Last Saturday, April 21, Lipman Family Farms held their annual 5k backpack walk/run. Participants who were not up to a 5k, walked/ran a mile. Each participant received a bright green shirt that was easy to be noticed by traffic. While the milers got to tour a short part of Immokalee, the people who raced the […]

Spring Luncheon raises nearly $150,000 for Hope Hospice

The Friends of Hope Women’s Committee recently hosted its 15th annual Spring Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, raising nearly $150,000 to benefit Hope Hospice. “The continued support of The Friends of Hope Women’s Committee allows us to fulfill our mission to provide comforting care to all who need our help,” […]

Guadalupe Center volunteer Alice Arena receives award

The Women’s Foundation of Collier County has named Alice Arena, a longtime supporter of the Guadalupe Center, as one of its 2018 Women of Initiative award winners. Arena, of Naples, has served as a volunteer, mentor and board member of Guadalupe Center for nearly a decade, and is a firm believer in its core mission […]

FWC returns panther family back to the wild

A female panther and her two kittens are back in the wild today, after spending months in captivity. On April 10, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) panther team released the panther family on the Picayune Strand State Forest in Collier County. This is the first time the FWC has rescued, rehabilitated and […]

Wonderful Easter Worship

Well over 100 worshippers from many churches in Immokalee came out early Easter Sunday morning to celebrate together the resurrection of Christ Jesus. Around 7:30 we welcomed the bright sunshine in the morning light on the outdoor basketball court at First United Methodist Church on the corner of North 11th St., and Roberts Avenue. Beautiful […]