Farmer Market Saturdays start this weekend in Ave Maria

AVE MARIA – Ave Maria announces a weekly farmers market to be held every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. from November 4, through April 27, 2019 in the Ave Maria Town Center. The outdoor market is open to the public and will feature several different vendors which may include fresh locally grown produce […]

The Immokalee Foundation launches new scholarship

NAPLES – The Immokalee Foundation has launched a new Travel Scholarship Fund to support students who attend colleges far away from their hometown. The new fund is being supported by proceeds from The Dazzling World of Travel event presented by Preferred Travel of Naples and 50 of their luxury travel partners this coming February. While […]

The Immokalee Foundation celebrated as Collier County Business of the Month

NAPLES – The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and the Board of County Commissioners of Collier County have named The Immokalee Foundation as Business of the Month for October 2018. Businesses honored with this designation have enhanced the quality of life in the community through financial, volunteer, and organizational involvement in programs that serve Collier […]

Be extra wary of mosquito bites until heat, moisture drop

The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County reported Wednesday, Oct. 17, that its sentinel chickens in communities near Lake Okeechobee have tested positive for West Nile virus. Confirmation of the virus’s presence in Pahokee followed earlier reports that it had been found in Belle Glade and Jupiter Farms, as well. Although there have […]

Reshma Tannassee speaks at Chamber Breakfast meeting

On October 3 at the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce Breakfast meeting, held at Lozano’s Mexican Restaurant the guest speaker was Reshma Tannassee. Reshma, who is in business for herself with the launching of Carina’s Caribbean Hot Sauce, had her Launching Party on September 22 from the Immokalee Culinary Accelerator located @ 170 Air Park Blvd, […]

2018 Domestic Violence Awareness events

One in four American women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. That’s more women than are affected by breast cancer, ovarian cancer and lung cancer combined. Still, more than one-third of Americans have never discussed the issue. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Immokalee […]

Work starts on Lake Trafford Memorial Gardens flooding

After years of complaints about the flooding at Lake Trafford Memorial Gardens, Collier officials have allotted $270,000 for the project and hired Quality Enterprises to do the work.

Beware of Home Repair Scams After the Hurricane

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Southwest Floridians need to be on their toes as door-to-door con artists, gypsies and travelers head into our communities looking to take advantage of unsuspecting homeowners. These thieves and shady characters especially like to prey on the elderly who might be unable to clear debris or perform repairs themselves […]

Bank of America awards $7,500 grant to TIF program

NAPLES – The Immokalee Foundation has received a $7,500 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support the Career Development program, a multifaceted curriculum that introduces Immokalee youth to potential occupations, business etiquette and networking, and matches students with adult mentors in the community. The foundation’s Career Development program empowers Immokalee’s youth to […]

Collier County Supervisor of Elections Urges Citizens to Register to Vote on National Voter Registration Day

Collier County — Tuesday, September 25, is National Voter Registration Day and the Collier County Supervisor of Elections has partnered with local businesses and government facilities to host voter registration drives ahead of the 2018 General Election. Scheduled Voter Registration Drives Include: • North Collier Regional Park Gym: 7-9 a.m. • County Government Complex: 8 […]