Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE) Receives 2016 Eagle Award

August 2, 2016: The Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE), announced recognition of the 2016 Eagle Award from the International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials & Treasurers (IACREOT) for its Florida Certified Election Professionals (FCEP) program. The FCEP program is affiliated with the Florida Institute of Government and offers continuing education and certification programs for election officials […]

“Wear Your Wish Wednesday” social media campaign will benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida announces “Wear Your Wish Wednesday” — a social media campaign to take place on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. This day-long event is intended to celebrate thePower of a Wish®. Make-A-Wish staff and volunteers invite businesses, co-workers, classmates, schools, hospitals and individuals to think like wish child and dream of their own heartfelt wish, then dress accordingly to participate in “Wear Your WishWednesday.” There […]

Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE) Receives 2016 Eagle Award

The Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE), announced recognition of the 2016 Eagle Award from the International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials & Treasurers (IACREOT) for its Florida Certified Election Professionals (FCEP) program. The FCEP program is affiliated with the Florida Institute of Government and offers continuing education and certification programs for election officials with topics including […]

“Wear Your Wish Wednesday” social media campaign will benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida announces “Wear Your Wish Wednesday” — a social media campaign to take place on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. This day-long event is intended to celebrate thePower of a Wish®. Make-A-Wish staff and volunteers invite businesses, co-workers, classmates, schools, hospitals and individuals to think like wish child and dream of their own heartfelt wish, then dress accordingly to participate in “Wear Your WishWednesday.”  There […]

EARLY VOTING

Early Voting for the August 30 Primary Election can begin as early as August 15 in the State of Florida, and Early Voting dates, times and locations will vary depending on where voters are registered.   Collier County: August 20-27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily   Collier County Government Complex – 3311 Tamami Trail, Naples Everglades City Hall – 102 Copeland Avenue N, Everglades City Golden Gate […]

Naples Press Club Announces 2016-2017 Journalism Scholarship Recipients

The Press Club is renewing NPC Terrence J. Miller $1,000 Journalism Scholarships for Collier County students Melissa Gomez (Lely HS 2014)-junior, University of Florida; and Eleanor “Ellie” Rushing (Naples HS 2015)-sophomore, Rollins College. Lauren Schoepfer (Barron Collier HS)-senior, University of Central Florida, is receiving an NPC $500 Journalism Scholarship. NPC Terrence J. Miller $1,000 Annual Renewable Journalism Scholarships were also […]

LIGHTHOUSE 7th ANNUAL SUMMER CAMP

Another successful Lighthouse of Collier summer camp has come to a close and it was the best one yet! It was an incredible year for the camp with a total of 27 campers signed up, 40 volunteers- volunteering over 2,500 hours and tons of fun, laughs and memories! The 4 week camp was held at The Girl Scout House. Each […]

Avow Foundation Charity Golf Tournament planned October 24th

Proceeds support families touched by serious illness and loss. Golf lovers in southwest Florida have an opportunity to play for a cause this fall. The second annual Avow Open Charity Golf Tournament is planned on Monday, October 24 at the Audubon Country Club in Naples.  Funds raised through the event will support the non-profit palliative and hospice care services provided by Avow. Registration begins […]

PROPER TIRE DISPOSAL CAN REDUCE MOSQUITOES AND DISEASE

Curbside Tire Collection Available to Residents   Mosquitoes that transmit Zika and Dengue fever only need a small amount of water to lay their eggs. Clearing your yard of items that can collect and hold water is the first step to warding off mosquitoes. Containers where rainwater can collect, such as bird baths, flower pots, pool covers and old tires, need […]

COLLIER COUNTY EXTENSION MASTER GARDENERS ARE HERE TO HELP

Collier County is home to a variety of tropical flora, most of which can be cultivated in your own yard. Growing and maintaining healthy plants can often present challenges, especially if you are new to managing tropical foliage. The Collier County Extension Office has Master Gardeners to offer guidance on your horticultural endeavors. If you are having difficulty with your […]