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Grants for Immokalee Regional Airport Upgrades The Board of County Commissioners approved two grants for more than $550,000 for upgrades at the Immokalee Regional Airport (IMM). A Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) grant for $352,000 is earmarked for design to rehabilitate Runway 18/36, one of two runways at the airport, and an additional FDOT grant for $200,000 will help cover […]

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Discount Adoptions on Pudgy Pooches and Fat Cats It’s the holidays and Collier County Domestic Animal Services’ dogs and cats have put on some weight. They have made New Year’s resolutions to shed some pounds and are looking for homes that will help them reach their goal. During the month of January, all dogs and cats four months of age […]

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County Calling for Nominations for “Against All Odds” Award The Collier County Communication and Customer Relations Division is accepting nominations for the “Against All Odds” award, an honor bestowed annually by the Board of County Commissioners on someone who has overcome great obstacles and has given back to the Collier County community. Nominations must include the name and address of […]

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2018 Holiday Shipping Deadlines The Postal Service recommends the following mailing and shipping deadlines*: Dec. 4 – APO/FPO/DPO (ZIP Code 093 only) Priority Mail and First-Class Mail Dec. 11 – APO/FPO/DPO (all other ZIP Codes) Priority Mail and First-Class Mail Dec. 14 – USPS Retail Ground Dec. 18 – APO/FPO/DPO (except ZIP Code 093) USPS Priority Mail Express Dec. 20 […]

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Major Renovation for Campbell Lodge On Monday, November 5th, St. Matthew’s House staff, along with community and civic leaders came together with the Campbell family for a special renaming and groundbreaking ceremony for Campbell Lodge at 2001 Airport Road, South in Naples. The groundbreaking and renaming celebration marked the substantial renovation of the existing St. Matthew’s House shelter. The facility was […]

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Goodwin Medical in East Naples Goodwin Medical Center, a premier medical center, recently opened in East Naples. Founded by Dr. Nancy Goodwin, a Double Certified physician in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Goodwin Medical Center offers customized primary care, concierge medicine, and select urgent care services in the comfort of a boutique style office setting. Her philosophy is “Balance for […]

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Santa Claus to Reveal Management Secrets From logistics to staffing and just-in-time delivery, Santa Claus is the management guru who never fails for millions of children around the globe. Kris Kringle, founder, president and CEO of Ho Ho Ho LLC, will share some of his management secrets with Southwest Florida entrepreneurs at lunch meetings of the Entrepreneur Society of America […]

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Golden Gate Boulevard Wins Award The Golden Gate Boulevard Design-Build Improvement Project (east of Wilson Boulevard to 18th Street East) won an Honor Award in the Transportation Roadways Category for the 2018 Florida Region Design-Build Awards from Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Florida Region, Inc. The design-build team for the county project was Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC and […]

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Tax Collector Offices Closed 10/1 All Collier County Tax Collector offices will be closed Monday, October 1, for mandatory employee training. All offices will resume normal business operations Tuesday, October 2. This includes the temporary tax collector office located inside Rose Hall at the Marco Island Library. The Collier County Tax Collector offers services such as:   Motor Vehicle titles, […]

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Library Patrons Read 33,000 Books How many books can Collier County residents read in two months? Well, those participating in the Collier County Public Library’s “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program read more than 33,000 books. There were 2,566 patrons (adults, teenagers and kids) who registered for the 2018 summer reading program. Patrons participating in the summer reading program read 33,224 […]


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