University of Florida College of Dentistry offered free clinic

NAPLES – Faculty and resident students at the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry, NCEF Pediatric Dental Center, funded through the Naples Children & Education Foundation, founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, recently spent two weeks in Immokalee operating a free clinic to serve children in Guadalupe Center’s Summer Enrichment Program. More than 160 […]

Lipman Family Farms hosts Backpack Giveaway

IMMOKALEE – Hundreds of students will receive the essential supplies they need ahead of the new school year thanks to the Lipman Family Farms Backpack Giveaway and Back to School Event. The 7th annual event is expected to draw over 2,000 attendees on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Immokalee […]

iCoArts announces Immokalee Clean up dates

iCoArts – a nonprofit program in Immokalee (FL) that offers teens the opportunity to explore, develop and hone their inner strength, creativity and unique abilities to improve the quality of their lives, their families and community – announces their first Immokalee Community Clean Up Day on Wednesday, July 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. […]

Area Agency on Aging for SWFL reveals New Mission Statement

North Fort Myers — The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida announced today that its board of directors has approved a change to its official mission statement. The new mission statement is now “Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida connects older adults and adults with disabilities to resources and assistance for living safely […]

Immokalee CRA provides funding for the creation of housing for residents with disabilities

Naples – The Immokalee Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) has awarded a $30,000 grant to Residential Options of Florida (ROOF) for the development of Independence Place, a project which will provide housing that is affordable for adults with developmental disabilities who want to live independently in the Immokalee community. Other funding for this project comes from […]

Clerk of Courts opens Satellite Office

Pictured -left to right: Don Holder, Clerk’s Accounting Supervisor; Lori Castillo, Clerk’s Satellite; Stephanie Sauser, Director Motor Vehicle Department; District 4 Commissioner Penny Taylor; Larry Ray, Tax Collector; Crystal Kinzel, Clerk of Courts; Rob Stoneburner, Chief Deputy Tax Collector; Lynne Batson, Clerk’s Satellites; Raymond Milum, Clerk’s Accounting Manager; (not pictured Jackie Torres, Eagle Creek Tax […]

Did you wake up on the wrong side of the bed?

You know that old question “did you wake up on the wrong side of bed this morning?’ A question used to ask someone why they are in such a bad mood can actually carry with it a valuable way of looking at life. Let’s call waking up on ’the wrong side of bed’; waking up […]

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 […]