The 2018 Christmas Parade and Gala were a success

This year’s Christmas Committee had lots of changes to both Christmas Lighted parade and the Snow Gala! The line-up and staging was done for the first time in a new location but all in all the Parade Chair Ana Martinez did a wonderful job! This was her first time trying out a new schedule for […]

50 Years of Changing Lives

Guadalupe Social Services (GSS) is joining its parent organization, Catholic Chariities, Diocese of Venice in celebrating 50 years of changing lives in Collier County, including 38 years in Immokalee. On Saturday, December 8, GSS will host a brunch and program for donors and others who have supported the work of Catholic Charities throughout Collier Country […]

The Christmas Parade and Gala

Christmas around the World Parade & Snow Gala would like everyone to Stop Horse-in around and come to our “Christmas Boots & Bling Event” on December 08, 2018 at 5:30 pm. The Gala will start directly after the parade is over at 505 Escambia Street (Immokalee Sports Complex) PLEASE BE AWARE!! our parade and staging […]

Meet and Greet at First1 Bank

Community members watched First1 Bank open its’ Immokalee Branch last May 29, with a Grand Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. On November 14, First1 Bank held its first “Meet and Greet Event” at 5:30 p.m. Vice President/Area Manager, Bernardo Barnhart wanted the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) to host a “Meet & Greet” for the new and […]

Christmas has come to the Gallery!

Everyone is invited to visit the Barron Park House Gallery and Gift Shop throughout November and December. The gift shop is filled with gifts for everyone on your Christmas list, including jewelry, note cards, paintings, and Christmas home décor. There is also a tree filled with ornaments donated by South Florida artists and crafters. When […]

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 […]