The 2018 Christmas Parade and Gala were a success

This year’s Christmas Committee had lots of changes to both Christmas Lighted parade and the Snow Gala! The line-up and staging was done for the first time in a new location but all in all the Parade Chair Ana Martinez did a wonderful job! This was her first time trying out a new schedule for […]

Suspects rob Immokalee post office at gunpoint

Deputies with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and crime scene detectives are looking for four men who they said robbed several US post office employees at gunpoint at the Immokalee Post Office on Wednesday morning. No one was hurt during the robbery. The Collier County Sheriff’s Office said the men entered through the back door […]

50 Years of Changing Lives

Guadalupe Social Services (GSS) is joining its parent organization, Catholic Chariities, Diocese of Venice in celebrating 50 years of changing lives in Collier County, including 38 years in Immokalee. On Saturday, December 8, GSS will host a brunch and program for donors and others who have supported the work of Catholic Charities throughout Collier Country […]

CCPS is helped by Community Partners

Collier County Public Schools has been fortunate to have the support of many community partners throughout our area. Whether it be time, talent, or treasure, their contributions have added greatly to the experiences that we are able to offer our students. One such partner is Arthrex. For years, they have provided much-needed support to our […]

NFL Flag football kicks off their 2018/2019 Season

On Saturday December 1st, NFL Flag football started their first practice of the season. Sponsored by Fellowship Sports Ministry of the First Baptist Church of Immokalee, NFL Flag was developed by the National Football encourage children ages 5 – 14 to become physically active in a non-contact sport. The league is one of many […]

The Christmas Parade and Gala

Christmas around the World Parade & Snow Gala would like everyone to Stop Horse-in around and come to our “Christmas Boots & Bling Event” on December 08, 2018 at 5:30 pm. The Gala will start directly after the parade is over at 505 Escambia Street (Immokalee Sports Complex) PLEASE BE AWARE!! our parade and staging […]

Can timber damages be claimed on your taxes?

2018 was another record year of hurricanes and fires, which have inflicted huge economic losses to timber landowners as well as homeowners with landscape trees. The good news is that landowners may be able to deduct eligible losses on their tax returns, which is an extremely important part of the relief and recovery efforts. There […]

Students First for 11-29

Can you believe we’re already heading into December? The school year is moving fast and there are some important dates and reminders to share with you. We have been lucky this year not to have needed any of our hurricane make-up days. Therefore, next Friday, December 7, is a day off for students and staff. […]

Meet and Greet at First1 Bank

Community members watched First1 Bank open its’ Immokalee Branch last May 29, with a Grand Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. On November 14, First1 Bank held its first “Meet and Greet Event” at 5:30 p.m. Vice President/Area Manager, Bernardo Barnhart wanted the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) to host a “Meet & Greet” for the new and […]

Norma Garcia named Employee of the Year

The Immokalee Water & Sewer District held their annual meeting at the I-Tech College – 508 N. 9th St –Immokalee, at 6:30 p.m. on November 14. During the meeting, the Board of Commissioners held Election of Officers, and also recognized the 2018 Employee of the Year. It is with great pleasure that the employee of […]