Immokalee Student Gives Back through Mentorship

Special to the Immokalee Bulletin Anita Muñoz-Trejo, a graduate of Immokalee High School’s class of 2014, has been an involved community member for many years and is currently working with local non-profit organizations, Florida Dreamcatchers and One by One Leadership Foundation, to give back to Immokalee through mentorship. Most recently, Anita graduated from FGCU with […]

The Naples Depot Museum Hosts New Exhibit

The Naples Depot Museum presents Trains Around the World: Railroad Photographs by Fred M. Springer on display 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Saturday beginning May 1 through July 31. The Naples Depot Museum is located at 1051 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102. Admission to the museum and exhibit is free. Trains Around the World: […]

Deadline nearing for Lipman 5K Run for Backpacks

The race is on to support Immokalee’s children, and time is running out. The annual Lipman 5K Run for Backpacks is May 11, with early bird registration pricing set to end at noon on Friday, May 10. Runners can sign up at bit.ly/Lipman5K. The event, set for 8 a.m. at Immokalee High School on 701 […]

Students First iTECH a pillar

Immokalee Technical College (iTECH) has been a pillar within the Immokalee community, providing real-world educational experiences to qualify students for employment and career advancement. Numerous success stories walk out its doors with industry certifications and job offers in tow. Students, once unsure of what their futures would hold, come alive upon seeing what iTECH has […]

First-year TIF college students enjoy ‘fun money’

NAPLES – For students enrolled in The Immokalee Foundation’s programs, there is one scholarship that’s not based on academics, test scores, grade point averages, or class standing. This scholarship is just for fun. Dr. Massoud Eghrari of Naples once again provided “fun money” scholarships to first-year college students who completed an application with general information […]

Immokalee Soccer School and Academy more than just soccer

The Academy recently traveled with one of our Immokalee Soccer School & Academy students, Aroldo Santos, to South Bend, Indiana for a visit to Notre Dame University. As part of his campus visit Aroldo attended an orientation, received an official tour of the university, and sat in on two classes including a class in his […]

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Commissioner William L. McDaniel, Jr. to hold town hall gathering

Collier County Commissioner William L. McDaniel, Jr., District 5, invites the public to attend his Town Hall Gathering from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at the UF/IFAS Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road. “I am looking forward to interacting with my District 5 constituents and bringing you up-to-date on issues that are important […]

Guadalupe Center to expand in Immokalee

NAPLES – Guadalupe Center is expanding its Early Childhood Education Program with the addition of a new campus in Immokalee’s Jubilation neighborhood. The new campus, which was made possible through a lead gift from Helene and Rich Monaghan, will feature six classrooms and accommodate up to 64 children ages 6 weeks through 3 years old. […]

Travel event benefits TIF’s college-bound students

NAPLES – The Immokalee Foundation recently received a donation of $26,100 thanks to Preferred Travel of Naples, which selected the foundation to benefit from its annual travel event. More than 450 guests attended “The Dazzling World of Travel” at the Club Pelican Bay. It marked the 12th year of this event, which to date has […]