iTech holds Unified Champions Banquet

On May 29, iTech hosted the Immokalee High School FHSAA Unified Champions 2018 Awards Banquet, under the leadership of David McKenzie , Director of Collier County Olympics, Ms. Kelly Stevenson and Ron Mosher. The opening statement was given by Ron Mosher of the Immokalee Kiwanis Cluband the invocation by Pastor Terry Mallory of the First […]

First1Bank has opened an Immokalee branch

May 29 was the day for the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the First1Bank of Immokalee. The banks current President, Cary Soud said it took 94 years to get a full service bank in Immokalee.The new bank is located at 316 North 15th Street in Immokalee. The newly designed bank compliments the […]

Immokalee Chamber of Commerce attends day care graduation

The Immokalee Chamber of Commerce was invited to a very special event that was very rewarding for Danny Gonzalez, President of the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce. While Hurricane Irma left marks on the Immokalee Community, Danny’s first decisions after the hurricane left Immokalee was to reach out to all Day Care Centers in Immokalee with […]

Governor Rick Scott comes to Immokalee

Last week, the Governor’s Office called the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce to help his staff set up an informal meeting of various persons with their concerns about the Immokalee community that needed help with and answers to. The meeting was held at the First United Methodist Church at 303 North 9th Street in Immokalee, Governor […]

New business opening soon

There are two Immokaleans who want to do good in their community and would like to invite the community to meet them and their business at a Grand Opening on Saturday, December 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. They are Dr. Christina Calderon-Carrillo, DOM, AP, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Physician of Acupuncture, Owner of […]

The Grassroots Alliance Agency has arrived

This organization came with a self sufficient mobile kitchen unit and are focusing on natural nutritional foods that can be served to the Hurricane Victims of Immokalee. The Immokalee community can get breakfast, lunch and dinner designed by their Food Service Manager for free! Aaron Funk, principal CEO, made a decision to take his daily […]

Immokalee Water & Sewer District holds a groundbreaking ceremony

The Immokalee Water & Sewer District held a groundbreaking ceremony for USDA Rural Development Water Main Replacement Project on Thursday, August 24. The District received $17,134,000 in loan money and a $4,063,900 in grant money to replace 50 percent or (50 miles) of the water lines in Immokalee. The project was broken up into four […]

Scholarships awarded by the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce

High School had its Senior Scholarship and Award Program on May 12. Cherryle Thomas one of the principal founders of Christmas Around the World Parade and Snow Gala gave two Christmas Scholarships out this year. Ms Thomas then asked the IHS student body for help in getting “Santa Claus” especially our Santa Claus in Immokalee […]

Blue Zone ceremony held at LTE

The Blue Zones Ribbon Cutting Project had its first Collier County Public School Ceremony for “Live Longer Better Immokalee” at the Lake Trafford Elementary (LTE) School’s court yard on May 12. Immokalee was selected to be a part of something big. It’s a well-being planned efforts called the Blue Zones Project that’s designed to unite […]

First Bank of Clewiston breaks ground on their Immokalee branch

The First Bank of Clewiston had its Official Grounding Breaking Ceremony for its Immokalee branch on May 10. The First Bank of Clewiston has had a presence for several years in Immokalee with the First Bank Production Loan Center, located at 1300 N.15th Street. First Bank of Clewiston was founded in 1921, more than 50 […]