Reshma Tannassee speaks at Chamber Breakfast meeting

On October 3 at the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce Breakfast meeting, held at Lozano’s Mexican Restaurant the guest speaker was Reshma Tannassee. Reshma, who is in business for herself with the launching of Carina’s Caribbean Hot Sauce, had her Launching Party on September 22 from the Immokalee Culinary Accelerator located @ 170 Air Park Blvd, […]

Immokalee Chamber of Commerce hosts Networking After 5 Affair

The Chamber’s President, Danny Gonzalez wanted this event to be more than just networking with local chambers, clubs and organizations. Danny along with his Board of Director’s decided to include a Community Appreciation Awards and a community sponsored raffle for all attendees. Last year a Grand-Ole “Appreciation Banquet” was in the planning stage when our […]

Chamber of Commerce holds first meeting after summer break

The Immokalee Chamber of Commerce had its first meeting after taking off the month of July for a summer break. The meeting had lots of community updates to give to all attendees Some of the speakers were: Micheal Choate from the Immokalee Fire Department, explaining the current fire assessment fee that would appear on this […]

Community Outreach Picnic Day

The W.O.G.W. Mission Outreach (Women of God World & Jacob’s Safe House) a Non-Profit Organization decided to come to Immokalee for their 2nd Annual 4th of July Community Outreach Picnic Day which was held at Zocalo Plaza located at 104 1st and Main Street. Corrine Williams Fargusen and her church group wanted to give to […]

Ribbon Cutting held at Farm Worker Way

The Collier County Housing Authority(CCHA) had its official “Ribbon Cutting Ceremony” on May 29, at 1800 Farm Worker Way in Immokalee. The CCHA is under the leadership of Oscar Hentschel, who is the present Executive Director of the entire operation. Farm Worker Village has been in existence since 1966 and is designed to provide decent, […]

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 […]