Tutor Corps students build wardrobe for college at Guadalupe Resale Shop

NAPLES – Graduates of Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps program are heading off to college with some stylish new apparel and items for their dorm rooms, courtesy of Guadalupe Resale Shop. The students, all recent graduates of Immokalee High School, were treated to a shopping trip in late July at Guadalupe Resale Shop in Naples. Each […]

Guadalupe Center students have ‘awesome’ experience touring Arthrex manufacturing facility

NAPLES – Forty-five students in Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps Program were offered an exclusive tour of Arthrex Manufacturing Inc., seeing firsthand some of the innovative products being developed by the Naples-based company. Engineers led the Immokalee High School students on a tour of the Arthrex facility in Ave Maria, showing cutting-edge Computer Numerically Controlled machines […]

HCN receives $10,000 grant from Suncoast Credit Union Foundation

Naples – Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HCN) has received a $10,000 grant from the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation to support the expansion of its Ronald McDonald Care Mobile program. The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile is a mobile pediatric office that travels to schools and neighborhoods to deliver dental care and medical screenings to the […]

School doors will be locked for safety

In April, Collier County Public Schools announced that we will be locking the front doors of schools during the day as an additional later of security beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. As of August 10, 2018, the front doors at all 50 CCPS campuses will be LOCKED and visitors must show a valid photo […]

Back to School Health Fair scheduled for this Friday

Receive vaccinations, nutrition information, learn more about Florida Department of Health services and more. Naples — The Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier) will be hosting a “Back-To-School Health Fair” on Friday, August 10, 2018 to encourage parents to bring their children in to receive immunizations for school. Collier County students will start […]

Lipman 7th Annual Backpack Giveaway Event has another successful year

Saturday, August 4, Lipman Family Farms, the largest tomato grower in North America, hosted their 7th Annual Backpack Give Away. The event took place at Gary Bates Stadium at Immokalee High School. Hundreds of people lined up, before the vendors arrived, in order to participate in the activities. Dozens of vendors, dedicated to enhancing the […]

Bishop Verot, Tutor Corps students lead STEM lessons for children attending Guadalupe Center’s summer program

A typical complaint many teenagers have about school is that it’s boring. They just sit there and listen to a teacher lecture from a textbook. Rather than let the cycle repeat, an enthusiastic group of 12 students from Bishop Verot Catholic High School in Fort Myers decided to create their own classes, a series of […]

CCSO Cautions Residents About Blackmail Scam

Deputies are cautioning residents about a scam that seeks to blackmail victims with pornography allegations. The Collier County Sheriff’s Office has received six telephone calls to the agency’s “Call Before You Pay” hotline in recent days from residents who said they were contacted anonymously by someone claiming to have evidence that their computer was being […]

Smart-phones should be a supplement to our everyday lives

The internet is an irresistible place. We are constantly, mindlessly scrolling through the virtual world. We carry our phones with us all day, and put it next to our beds when we go to sleep. This has given us short attention spans, anxiety and restlessness. Of course, our smart-phones have so much positive influence on […]

Floridians advised to watch out for panthers

While two new litters of three Florida panther kittens each have been reported so far in 2018, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), mortality among the endangered species also grew, with three deaths during the past two months pushing the toll to 18 for the year. The latest casualties were discovered […]