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Native Marco Island wildlife

By Coastal Breeze News Staff As seasonal visitors have begun to disappear, some of our native wild life is making an appearance: Fluffy baby owls can be found peeking out of nests all over the island. As many as five to eight babies per nest have been spotted venturing out from their burrows recently to check their surroundings. A rare rabbit sighting took place near San Marco Road in the vicinity of Schilling Jewelers. A manatee was looking for fresh water off of a seawall near Winterberry Drive. Manatees have 24 to 32 molars located in the back of the ... Read More »

Wayne Mead has been a Kiwanian for 50 years!

Submitted At a recent Kiwanis Club of Marco Island meeting, the Lt. Governor for Division 11 of Kiwanis International congratulated Wayne Mead for Mead’s many years of service. He has contributed to the Kiwanis Club of Marco Island in many ways. One such way was by heading the Membership Committee in past years. When Wayne joined the Kiwanis Club in Iowa as a young man, the cost of membership was $1,000. They were just a small group in a small area. Membership to the Kiwanis Club of Marco Island is only $100. The Marco Island club provides scholarships for children’s ... Read More »

A relaxing touch

By Coastal Breeze News Staff The benefits of massage therapy are endless. They range from simple relaxation to in depth therapeutic techniques to address chronic muscular tension due to an acute injury or a long term muscular issue. Massage Therapy has been on the map for thousands of years and has a proven track record of health benefits. It can help alleviate low back pain, enhance the immune system, increase joint flexibility, lessen depression and anxiety, promotes tissue regeneration and reduction of scar tissue, relieve migraine pain. Skin Renewal Systems is pleased to announce Jamie L. Kliewe,LMT, NCTMB as the ... Read More »

Thunderbird Sailing opens on Isles of Capri

By Natalie Strom Captain Otis Tavlin is excited to announce his newest business endeavor. Thunderbird Sailing, based out of Isles of Capri is now offering afternoon and sunset sailing charters. “The Thunderbird is a world-class, ocean-racing Condor 40-foot Trimaran, 40 feet long and 28 feet wide. We motor out to open water, turn the motors off, get the sails out, hit the gulf and show people what real sailing is all about,” explains Tavlin. “Generally we will be offering afternoon and sunset sails because the wind is better for sailing, although we will go any time anyone wants to ... Read More »