Summer is Here – Protect Your Pets from Overheating

Summer is here, and along with high temperatures outside come even higher temperatures in your car. It is time to consider if your pet should stay at home while you run errands. Many people think a dog is safe in a car with the windows cracked, but that is not the case. When temperatures reach […]

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 […]

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 […]

Benison Distribution Center Receives $10,000 donation

Taste of Immokalee students in collaboration with 1 by 1 Leadership Foundation and Naples United Church of Christ raised $10,000 for Hurricane Irma relief efforts. The students wanted the funds to go to an organization that was continuing to work on the unmet needs of the Immokalee community months after the hurricane hit. They identified […]

Congrats to the IHS BETA Club on your recent wins

The Immokalee High School BETA club went to the National BETA Club convention in Savannah, Georgia on June 16 and were there until June 20, where they placed first in Campaign Skit, Scrapbook, Spotlight on Service and Freshlook at BETA. Second in Recycling. Third in Character Skit. Eighth in Banner and Advertising Design and tenth […]

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 […]