Supervisor of Elections Office announces polling location changes

The Collier County Supervisor of Elections office will begin mailing new voter information cards today to approximately 11,000 Collier County voters who will see changes to their Election Day polling location. • Precinct 418 will move from the First Church of the Nazarene to Freedom Park located at 1515 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples FL 34105 […]

Enterprise Holdings Grants $5K for FSW Veteran Scholarships

Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Foundation received a $5,000 grant from Enterprise Holdings Foundation. The grant is directed for scholarships for the college’s student veterans. This is the third year that Enterprise has donated to FSW for this purpose. “These students sacrificed to serve our country, and we want to show our appreciation for that […]

Physical Therapist Assistant Program to hold information sessions at FSW

FORT MYERS – The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) will hold a series of informational sessions this summer at all four FSW locations. Under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist, physical therapist assistants work closely with people of all age groups who have a wide range of physical […]

Clerk’s office wins award

Chicago–The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) is pleased to announce that Collier County Clerk of the Courts, Florida has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the Clerk’s Office. It reflects the commitment of the Clerk and staff to […]

Lilly Bass Church of God awards Hooks Scholarship

Lilly Bass Church of God in Unity, Inc. established the Elder Rosetta Hooks Scholarship in her honor to help a young man or woman who will be attending college. This year we were able to bless two students with the Elder Rosetta Hooks Scholarship by awarding them $500 each. The 2018 scholarship recipients are: E’fennadi […]

Important alligator safety advice

Alligators become more active during warm weather months, and it’s not uncommon to see them throughout the state. Most interactions consist of seeing alligators at a distance. However, if you have a concern about a specific alligator, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) urges you to call their toll-free Nuisance Alligator Hotline at […]

Elections Staff Designated with MFCEP Credentials

Three staff members from the Collier County Supervisor of Elections office were recently designated as “Master Florida Certified Elections Professionals” (MFCEP) by the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE). Kerry Black, MFCEP; Aixa Capizzi, MFCEP; and Heather Doane, MFCEP were presented with their MFCEP credentials on Tuesday, May 22, during the FSASE 2018 […]

Collier County Elections Office announces precinct changes

The Collier County Supervisor of Elections office will begin mailing new voter information cards today to approximately 15,000 Collier County voters who will see changes to their polling location during the 2018 elections. The new precinct changes will decrease the total number of precincts in Collier from 60 to 59. Precinct 205 has been consolidated […]

These local and county seats are up for election this year

There are several local seats up for election in Collier County including the Clerk of Courts and Comptroller, due to the recent passing of Dwight Brock. Three seats on the school board, those representing Districts 1, 3 and 5 and two county commission seats, those representing Districts 2 and 4 will also be up for […]

Guadalupe Center donors create summer academy to send Immokalee students on college exploration trips

By Dawn Montecalvo, President of the Guadalupe Center Two longtime supporters of the Guadalupe Center have established an annual program to send Immokalee High School students on college exploration trips every summer. Bunny and Charles Salisbury, generous supporters and volunteers of the Guadalupe Center since 2006, have established the E.G. Salisbury Tutor Corps Summer Academy. […]