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Senseless Acts of Violence, Kindness

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By Julia Barnett When I was a child, my parents weren’t afraid to send me to school. In fact, they let me and my siblings walk to school and back by ourselves every day. We got to go to summer camp and daycare, without fear of being kidnapped or shot down. Because mass shootings weren’t an issue when I was a kid. The fact is that I’m still a kid. I’m 21 years old and it’s a sad state of the world that everything has changed so quickly. In 2012, there have been at least six mass shootings in the ... Read More »

Marco Presbyterian Church Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

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Marco Presbyterian Church will host a 5 p.m., Dec. 24, traditional candlelight Christmas Eve service. The evening’s message “The Love of Jesus Shown: In His Supremacy” will focus on the true meaning of Christmas. Quiet room for infants and T-coil system for the hearing impaired available. The church is located on 875 West Elkcam Circle, Marco Island.  For information call the church at 394-8186 or go to marcochurch.com Read More »

Create A Smart911 Profile To Support Newtown

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Collier County Sheriff’s Office For the past six months Collier County residents have been using the Smart911 notification system to enhance the information available for first responders in an emergency situation. You can still sign up. And if you sign up now, Smart911 will make a $1 donation to the Sandy Hook Support Fund for every safety profile created across the country until the end of the year. The fund was established to honor the memory of those lost, as well as pay tribute to the 911 call takers and first responders who were called upon to respond to the ... Read More »