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Rhapsody awaits her forever home at DAS

Rhapsody awaits her forever home at DAS

Love is in the Air at DAS February is the month of Valentine’s Day, and Collier County Domestic Animal Services (DAS) is celebrating by offering discounted adoptions. All pets can be adopted at a 50 percent discount all month long. If you are looking for an addition to your family, DAS has many homeless pets just waiting to find their forever home. Stop by the shelter and meet the perfect match for your family. Adoptions include spay/neuter, microchip, age appropriate vaccinations, flea treatment, heartworm test for dogs, FELV/ FIV test for cats, and 30 days of free pet insurance. A value of more than $400! For more information, visit, stop by the shelter at 7610 Davis Boulevard, Naples, Florida 34104, or call (239) 252-PETS (7387). Visit the Immokalee shelter at 405 Sgt. Joe Jones Road, Immokalee, Florida 34142, or call (239) 252-7065.

50/50 Winner, Debbie Kelly of Marco Island

50/50 Winner, Debbie Kelly of Marco Island

More Big Cypress Campgrounds Reopen Big Cypress National Preserve is pleased to reopen Mitchell’s Landing and

Pinecrest Campgrounds on Monday, February 5th at 9:00 a.m. The facilities have remained closed since September when Hurricane Irma produced high water levels and facility impacts. For up to the minute closures, updates, and program information, follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at “BigCypressnps.”

Big Jackpot Winner, Rita Pedone of Illinois

Big Jackpot Winner, Rita Pedone of Illinois

Concert Supports Laces Of Love Now in its eighth year, benefit concert From Jazz to Broadway is honored to provide continued support to the Laces of Love Charitable Foundation with a concert on Sunday, March 11, 2018, 7:00 pm at the Covenant Church of Naples, 6926 Trail Boulevard in Naples, FL. Proceeds from the evening will help the organization provide new shoes to lowincome and disadvantaged children in Collier and Lee Counties. Tickets for the musical evening are on sale now, with general admission available for $50 and VIP tickets available for $150. VIP tickets include reserved premium seating and a preconcert event with the evening’s artists featuring Norman Love Confections and hors d’oeuvres by Prestige Catering. For additionalisit or call (239) 495-1954.

JCMI Bingo Louise Toresco of Naples was our big winner at JCMI’s Monday Night Bingo. Doors open at 5:30 every Monday night. Players enjoy a complimentary hot dog dinner and big pots of cash and prizes!! Played at the Jewish Congregation of

Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive, 239-642-0800.

Knights of Columbus Bingo The Knights of Columbus San Marco Council #6344 hosts Bingo in the San Marco Parish Center every Thursday through April 5th. Doors open at 5:30 pm and Bingo starting at 7:00 pm. Bingo is open to the public.

Sun-N-Fun Lagoon Open Weekends Beginning President’s Day weekend, Sun-N-Fun Lagoon welcomes Collier County residents and visitors back for the winter season. The park will be open between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekends through Sunday, May 27. Facility Attractions • One waterslide drops into the 1,200- foot long Sunny’s Lazy River • Five water slides take you to a drop pool • Heated family pool • Tadpole Pool, a children’s activity wading water area with a fish slide and more • Turtle Cove, a pool with lily pads and climbing ropes for children ages five to 12 • All pools except Tadpole wading area are heated

Group rates, seasonal passes and party packages are available. For information, call (239) 252-4073.

St. Andrews Boulevard Traffic Meeting Collier County Growth Management Department’s Transportation Engineering Division staff members will provide information on traffic calming projects currently being designed for St. Andrews Boulevard at Wildflower Way and at Warren Street intersections. The meeting will be held in an open house format from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22 at South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples, Florida 34113. All interested community members are welcome to stop by to review the design displays detailing the proposed traffic calming improvements and to talk oneon one with county staff members. There will not be a formal presentation. The planned traffic calming improvements at the Wildflower Way and the Warren Street intersections include crosswalks with Americans with Disabilities Act compliant curb ramps, brick pavers at the intersection approaches, curb extensions, and landscaping. Traffic Operations staff are also in the process of evaluating the removal and/or relocation of speed tables at the approaches to these intersections. Construction on the two intersections is estimated to start this fall with completion in spring 2019. For more information, call the Collier County Growth Management Department at 239-252-8192.

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