MIHS “Mr. Pickwick’s Christmas”

The Marco Island Historical Society Presents “Mr. Pickwick’s Christmas” by Marion Nicolay with music from the Marco Island Charter Middle School Brass Band in the Rose History Auditorium at Noon Tuesday, December 7thA Luncheon will be served $20 per person Please bring a gift for a less fortunate family on Marco! for the luncheon menu, click on the link below: MIHS_Holiday_Party_2010.pdf [17.96K] […]

A vision from God

December 1, 6:30 p.m. at New Life Community Church Carol Cruise was given a vision from God of walking around the perimeter of the United States and to pray for our country. The mission: to claim this country for God’s purpose and to share His love with all people. The walk began on January 1st, 2002 when Carol took her […]

We’re Prisoners!

By Monte Lazarus It’s the holiday season, so the time has come to tell all. We’re all prisoners of computers…every last one of us. When you, or even a little kid, look at that computer screen, you are not really looking at it. Uh-uh. It’s looking at you, and sometimes chuckling to itself about how dumb we are. They’ve quietly […]

I still don’t know where to stand on the court?

By Doug Browne Good doubles teams have a true sense of where to be at the right time. Experienced teams move to the middle when necessary, cover the alleys when the ball moves far to one side and go backwards to cover the tough lob. However, too many CTA and USTA league players are caught moving to the wrong angles […]

ALZHEIMER’S FROM A-Z

Collier county has an estimated 11,720 full time residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. On Tuesday November 30th at 2pm, Catherine Cruikshank, Ph.D, Director of Education for the Alzheimer’s Association, FGCC will present a free educational program on the topic of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias at Sanitasole Senior Health Services on Marco Island located at 218 South […]

Superintendent’s Art Gallery night

Collier County School District Superintendent, Dennis Thompson, and Pat Carroll of the School Board presented Stephanie Simon with a certificate for outstanding achievement in art. Linda Cummings from the Superintendent’s office, is given three selections from each school. One is chosen to be displayed during the Superintendent’s Art Gallery Night. The winning pieces will hang in the Dr. Martin Luther […]

Tim Sullivan – I’ve been to 54 countries and every continent

Navy from Feb 73-Sept 93 The draft was in effect so I decided to ‘join’ rather than be pulled out of school. The day I was sworn in, President Nixon ended the draft! My dad had been in World War II, I remember when asking him but he always refused to talk about it. I took service day by day, […]

Superintendents Art Gallery Night

Collier County School District Superintendent, Dennis Thompson, and Pat Carroll of the School Board presented Stephanie Simon with a certificate for outstanding achievement in art. Linda Cummings from the Superintendent’s office, is given three selections from each school. One is chosen to be displayed during the Superintendent’s Art Gallery Night. The winning pieces will hang in the Dr. Martin Luther […]

Tis the Season

By Hillary Braden Never had the Christmas experience been more real for our small family. After living as a faithless person, I had given up on so many things. Unfortunately, with four young children Christmas was never an option; until it needed to be cancelled. I had hit a very difficult time, unaware of the importance of normality in a […]

Students hear about Pearl Harbor

Walt Tucker, a Pearl Harbor survivor recently spoke with a few 5th graders at Tommie Barfield Elementary. Walt described how the military dropped sacks of flour for training exercises. One morning, they heard the planes coming and when he looked up, he saw big ‘meatballs’ on the planes. He knew right away this wasn’t a drill, the meatballs were emblems from […]


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