Posts By: Rural Neighborhoods

Limpieza en el área de Eden Park fue un éxito

Rural Neighborhoods, Collier County Code Enforcement y Collier County Sheriff’s se unieron con los residentes a principios de Marzo en la comunidad de Eden Park. El evento fue todo un éxito en solo cuatro horas se recogieron 46 toneladas de llantas, desechos de jardín y basura adicional. Los residentes llevaron todos los artículos que quisieran… Read more »

Estudiantes Organizan Fiesta de Primavera

Los estudiantes del Colegio Bowdoin en Maine se divirtieron durante la Fiesta de Primavera con los niños de Eden Gardens (Rural Neighborhoods property). Los estudiantes de Bowdoin visitaron a Immokalee con la finalidad de vacacionar y prestar servicios voluntarios a organizaciones locales sin lujo lucrativo. Después de plantar arbustos y limpiar la propiedad, al día… Read more »

Graduados de la Academia de Liderazgo Para Residentes

Diez participantes recientemente completaron la Academia de Liderazgo de Rural Neighborhoods. La Academia de Liderazgo fue designada para ayudar a los residentes a expandir sus habilidades en las áreas de comunicación, resolver conflictos, y trabajar juntos en equipos. El grupo también aprende a como mejorar su comunidad. Las clases que tuvieron una duración de tres… Read more »

Handmade Immokalee

Fashion designer Gwendolyn Gleason is teaching Immokalee residents to sew. Each Tuesday afternoon, a group of women, some of whom have never sewed before, attend her class to develop their sewing skills. Many women use the skills to make or repair clothes for their families, while others already sew for friends and are seeking ways… Read more »

Fordham University Students Benefit Immokalee

Fordham University students partnered with Rural Neighborhoods to help an Immokalee resident with some much-needed yard work. The nine students spent four hours trimming bushes and spreading dirt to level her yard and make it safer for walking. They also helped remove old fence posts and install supports for a new fence to help keep… Read more »

BankUnited Donates to Rural Neighborhoods

In early October, BankUnited presented Rural Neighborhoods with a check to support its work in Immokalee. Specifically, the donation will help preserve and create affordable housing units in this rural community. Currently, Rural Neighborhoods has 18 new units under construction in Immokalee and is in the process of acquiring 75 existing units that will undergo… Read more »

Plans to Acquire & Rehabilitate Timber Ridge and Sanders Pines are Progressing

Sanders Pines

Rural Neighborhoods recently announced its planned $4.85M acquisition and rehabilitation of the Timber Ridge and Sanders Pines apartment complexes as one component of its multi-faceted revitalization effort in the Eden Park-Esperanza Place neighborhood of Immokalee, Florida. Rural Neighborhoods’ goal is to preserve and improve local workforce housing. Even as Timber Ridge and Sanders Pines age,… Read more »