Produce packing houses grind to a halt in Immokalee

After a furious flurry of activity before and after the January 10th freeze, produce packing houses in Immokalee have ground to a halt.  Farm workers and packing house employees are left without work, without income at a time when farm production is usually in full swing.  READ HERE a report from the Naples Daily News.  […]

Immokalee Seminole Casino remains upbeat about future

Despite disagreements in the Florida Legislature, the Immokalee Seminole Casino sees a bright future.  READ HERE a report by the Fort Myers News-Press.

A toast to Immokalee’s future!

Let’s raise a glass to the future of Immokalee. A brewery specializing in high-quality, European-style, all-malt beer will be up and running there, employing 60 people at first, by the middle of next year. So says Curtis Sittenfeld of Calusa Bay in North Naples, a native of Germany who is no stranger to all this: […]

Take Stock in Children Program adds 24 Immokalee students

The Immokalee Foundation added 24 new Immokalee middle school and high school students to its college mentoring program.  READ MORE HERE.