Advantages of biking to work; tribute to SWFL pioneers
The 2 teams are be internet hosting helmet becoming certification class on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at NCH North on Immokalee Street.
The category is prematurely of Bike to Work Week, which begins Sept. 21, Bike to Work Day on Sept. 22 and future group outreach initiatives. To join the Helmet Becoming Certification on Sept. 12. e-mail Information@NaplesPathways.org.
With a deal with well-being and connection, Bike to Work Week highlights bodily and psychological well being advantages of driving a motorcycle.
The Naples Pathways Coalition is partnering with Blue Zones Mission SWFL, Naples Velo, Collier Space Transit, Naples Botanical Backyard, and Match & Gasoline Cafe to deal with commuter cyclists to some further love on Sept. 22.
Volunteers are wanted on the following areas to supply meals, drinks and security supplies. Cyclists who want them can obtain free fitted helmets and lights at:
- Collier Space Transit Switch Station, Collier County Authorities Heart.
- Naples Botanical Backyard.
- Match & Gasoline Café.
- Zocalo Park, Immokalee.
Many bicycle commuters will not be conscious the “bicycle” guidelines of the street. Volunteers can present schooling and gear that can and save lives.
Kudos to Southwest Florida’s pioneers and to protecting their historical past alive.
The Museum of the Everglades in Everglades Metropolis is that includes an exhibit, Buying and selling Posts of South Florida, a historic overview of the folks and locations that formed our area’s commerce and tradition on the flip of the final century. Buying and selling Posts of South Florida will probably be on show now by way of Nov. 28, at 105 W. Broadway in Everglades Metropolis.
Earlier than there was a street connecting Florida’s coasts or railroads made their technique to among the bigger cities on the frontier, buying and selling posts and basic shops all through South Florida had been doing a brisk enterprise in pelts, plumes, and hides provided by indigenous hunters and pioneer settlers. In flip, these native commodities fed the style developments in main cities like feathered women’ hats and alligator pores and skin footwear and baggage. As populations grew and the panorama modified, so did the methods items had been purchased and bought.
Buying and selling Posts of South Florida focuses on areas in Collier County (the Storter Common Retailer in Everglades Metropolis, the McKinney and Smallwood Shops in Chokoloskee, Brown’s Touchdown in Immokalee, and the W.D. Collier retailer on Marco Island). The exhibit additionally explores different shops additional afield that had been equally vital to regional commerce throughout the early days of statehood.
For extra details about Museum of the Everglades’ Buying and selling Posts of South Florida, please contact the museum at 239-252-5026 or go to www.colliermuseums.com/exhibits.
Kudos to the Otsego Bay Foundation.
The Fort Myers Seaside group is ready to renew waterfront excursions of the city’s working waterfront.
The shrimp fleet of San Carlos Island offloads extra Florida pinks than wherever else in Florida, says a research by the College of Florida.
Pink Shrimp to Fort Myers Seaside is like Alaska King Crab to Alaska. You will not discover shrimp boats within the Deadliest Catch, however you’ll be able to stand up shut and private to the native shrimping business with the Ostego Bay Basis Marine Science Heart’s Working Waterfront three-hour guided tour. The excursions will probably be supplied each Wednesday from 9 a.m. till midday, climate allowing starting Oct. 7.
Participation is restricted and CDC tips for COVID-19 will probably be adopted. Reservations are required, name 239-765-8101 for particulars or register on-line at http://www.ostegobay.org/waterfront-tours/.
Based in 1991, the Ostego Bay Basis Marine Science Heart is a member supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit academic group. The mission of the Ostego Bay Basis, Inc. is to advertise the understanding, preservation and enhancement of Southwest Florida’s distinctive marine atmosphere by way of schooling, analysis and group involvement.
(Brent Batten wrote this for the Naples Each day Information editorial board.)