Taste of Immokalee products are now being sold at Publix

Taste of Immokalee, a social business created and operated by high school students, is proud to announce that its line of salsa and sauces has been selected for inclusion in the Publix Florida Local Program. Initially available in select Collier County stores, Taste of Immokalee expanded to include Lee County in 2018. By the end […]

AVOW Hospice conducts ‘Dove Release’

Along with the wonderful community service that Avow Hospice conducts on a daily basis, helping families in Immokalee cope with and adjust to “end of life” matters, Avow helped our community by conducting a “Dove Release” at the Roberts Ranch on Sunday, March 10, the day after the cattle drive and many other historic and […]

Volunteers make the world a better place

National Volunteer Week may be past, but everyday is a day to recognize volunteers. Every day presents an opportunity to thank and appreciate those who serve day in and day out on behalf of non-profit, civic and religious organizations. Guadalupe Social Services of Catholic Charities of Venice Diocese has been offering assistance to newly arrived […]

Neal Communities contributes to Boys and Girls Club of Collier County

BONITA SPRINGS — Neal Communities, southwest Florida’s premier, private homebuilder, recently presented a $3,000 gift to the Boys and Girls Club of Collier County, a nonprofit that enables all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. As part of the initiatives for the south region, which encompasses Lee and […]

Remembering Celebration with dove release

There will be a Remembering Celebration with Dove Release at the Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch, 1215 Roberts Ave W, Immokalee, FL 34142 on Sunday, March 10, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Daylight saving time will begin at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, so be sure to move your clocks ahead one hour! […]

Schedule for the 2019 Immokalee Cattle Drive and Jamboree

Due to temporary road closures for the cattle drive, it is recommended that observers are situated by 9 a.m. Parking is at Roberts Ranch and opens at 7 a.m. A free shuttle service will be provided to the cattle drive route and back, so bring a lawn chair and enjoy the show! Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser […]

Costa Rican artist running cross-country for a cause

LaBELLE — A South Florida resident who’s a legal immigrant from Costa Rica started a little jog for a cause in the aid of illegal immigrants last weekend at Miami’s Freedom Tower. His ultimate destination: the Mexican border with the United States, around 1,200 miles away. Solo, an up-and-coming Latino hip-hop musical artist whose parents […]

Immokalee Cattle Drive and Jamboree at Roberts Ranch

Experience the pioneer spirit and rich agricultural history of Florida’s heartland with a cattle drive and jamboree on Saturday, March 9, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch, located at 1215 Roberts Ave W, Immokalee, FL 34142. The event is free with food and drink available for purchase. […]

DKG presents Lori Snell with check

Gamma Phi, the Immokalee chapter of DKG, an organization of professional female educators, met Tuesday, February 12 at the Immokalee Technical College. Members learned about volunteer opportunities at St. Matthew’s house from St. Matthew’s volunteer coordinator, Michelle Mendoza. Members also worked on their ongoing service project of providing bags and purses filled with hygiene products […]

Super Bowl tailgate lunch for hungry and homeless

Super Bowl Weekend began early in Immokalee at Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Soup Kitchen, Casa Maria. It was a “tailgate” party unlike any other. The multi-cultural community of Immokalee, most of whom think “soccer” when someone says “football” were treated to an all-American, football stadium-type meal of hotdogs, chili dogs and French fries served […]