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 […]

Greatest day in our Soccer Pit Cobras history

We spent years talking to them, counseling, screaming, hugging, and laughing with them not really knowing how it all would end up. All of the stress and frustrations paid off in the end with the greatest day in our club’s history. Five of the former teammates were playing each other in a college game this […]

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. […]

Public asking questions about new palmeto berry rule

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has released answers to a few questions the public has been raising about the recent change in regulations that now requires harvesters of saw palmetto berries to get permits before offering Florida-grown berries for sale. The new regulations took effect July 17: They require, for a landowner […]

Bus stops to increase access in Ave Maria

On April 1, Collier Area Transit (CAT) will make changes to Route 28, which serves Golden Gate Estates, Everglades Boulevard, and Immokalee. In addition to those service areas, Route 28 will travel south on Camp Keais Road. A bus stop will be established at Pope John Paul II Boulevard and Camp Keais Road. The route […]

Looking for students’ abilities

Melissa Kupper, a Special Education teacher, is bringing her talents to Ave Maria Montessori School by offering a new program called the Ability Academy. This program incorporates some of the Montessori principles to elementary and middle school students. These principles are designed to meet the need of individual students. “Last year we had an inclusion […]

More than just a game

While many people struggle balancing work and home life, Katie Ringdahl, a full-time business major at Ava Maria, balances school work, basketball practice and volunteering. Katie, winner of the 2015-16 and 2016-17 Sun Conference award, was recently chosen as one of the members of the 2017 Allstate WBCA (Women’s Basketball Coaches Association) Good Works Team. […]