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‘Passing the torch’: Unique CCPS Family Ties at Gulf View Middle School

By: Chad Oliver, Executive Director of Communications & Community Engagement for Collier County Public Schools If ever a time existed when educators needed to lean on their colleagues for support, then 2020 is the time. Students, parents, and staff have successfully adapted to health and safety measures for brick and mortar campuses and embraced a […]

The Holocaust Museum presents The Virtual Luncheon December 10, 2020

The Holocaust Museum & Janet G. and Harvey D. Cohen Education Center presents The Virtual Luncheon: “The Rescue – The Story of José Arturo Castellanos.” Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:30am Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada) Available for Viewing on Museum’s Website and YouTube Channel The Museum invites you to participate in a special virtual […]

CCSO: Community Can Now Text Photos, Videos To 911

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is the first public law enforcement agency in Florida to provide the community with the ability to text photos and videos to 911 dispatchers. The cloud-based technology will give first responders nearly instant access to pictures and videos of suspects, suspicious vehicles, or emergency scenes. When someone in Collier County […]

Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF) Partners with Community Leaders

Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF) Partners with Other Community Leaders to Launch Collier CARES Application for Local Families in Need The Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF), founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Collier County and Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, today announced the “soft launch” of a […]


DREAMING FORMS: CHIHULY THEN AND NOW PART OF ARTIS—NAPLES’ CELEBRATION OF 20 YEARS OF THE BAKER MUSEUM Dreaming Forms: Chihuly Then and Now, the third Chihuly exhibition in the history of The Baker Museum, helps celebrate the museum’s 20th season and its reopening to the public. American artist Dale Chihuly has long been associated with […]


FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH BID RECOGNIZED BY NAPLES CITY COUNCIL FOR ITS SUPPORT OF “DO THE RIGHT THING” PROGRAM The Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District (BID) was recognized by the Naples City Council for its support of the “Do The Right Thing” program at the council’s regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The […]

Start of Second Quarter Brings More Students Back to Campus

By: Quinton Allen, CCPS Communications Specialist II More than seventy-five percent of students enrolled in Collier County Public Schools (CCPS)are learning on campus.  For many, like Manatee Elementary School fourth grader Madison Rohletter, it will be their first time on campus this school year. Despite learning virtually in Quarter 1, Madison has taken a leadership […]

What If My Pet Outlives Me?

Many of us have spent considerable time planning for the care of our spouse and/or children at our deaths or in the event we become ill or incapacitated. However, since we usually assume we will outlive them, we often forget to provide for other important household members: our pets. In order to ensure your pet […]