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Improv group comes to Marco Island

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The Island Theater Company brings the very popular Stage 2 Improv to Marco Island March 21st & 22nd. Stage 2 Improv is a Naples-based improvisational theatre group featuring scenes, games and songs that are created right before your very eyes! If you liked the television show “Whose Line is it Anyway”? and the improv troop The Second City, you’ll love this! The actors utilize information given by the audience to build the show! Every scene and game is driven by suggestions from the audience. Some games may even feature audience participation! The Island Theater Company production of Stage 2 Improv ... Read More »

Go ahead and Blame it on Beckett

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Submitted The Box Office is open and tickets are currently on sale for the Island Theater Company’s production of Blame It On Beckett sponsored by Centennial Bank. What really goes on behind the scenes in a major regional new England non-profit theater? Blame It On Beckett, is the clever, witty, comedy by John Morogiello, that gives a peek into all of the drama found backstage. A wonderful comedy with heart and a message, Blame It On Beckett asks the question: how far are we willing to sacrifice our soul to get ahead? And once we do it, was it worth ... Read More »

Fly to see Mama Won’t Fly

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The Island Theater Company has done it again. Running from April 18th through May 4th, its new show, Mama Won’t Fly, is a comedy for all ages, and sure to entertain. Written by the team of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooter, Mama Won’t Fly is the story of Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt’s cross-country trip to her brother’s wedding, along with her mother and the bride-to-be. Driving from Alabama to California, because of her mother’s refusal to fly, they are in a race against time, with plenty of mishaps to slow them down. The result is a humor-filled tale ... Read More »

The Island Theater Company

Community theatre announces auditions for Spring shows.  Marco Island, FL: (February 3, 2013) . . .The Island Theater Company will hold open auditions for two upcoming productions, Mama Won’t Fly and And The Tony Goes To…. Auditions for Mama Won’t Fly will be held February 11th and 12th, 7:00 – 8:00 pm on the second floor of Centennial Bank, 615 E. Elkcam Cr., Marco Island, FL. Mama Won’t Fly is the latest play by the writing team of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten and will be directed by Pattie Ziesig. Mama Won’t Fly is an outrageously hilarious race ... Read More »

Christmas Decorating Contest Committee Plan for the 16th Annual House and Business Decorating Contest

The Christmas House, Business and Condominium Decorating Contest begins the week beginning Monday, December 10 announced Chairman, Dave Rice. Enthusiasm is building among Marco Island residents as early decorations already displayed. In 2011, the contest included over 1800 homes and 125 businesses judged. Marco Island has long been noted for the many outstanding Christmas decorated homes. Residents and visitors alike add to their Christmas spirit by driving around the Island to see the innovative decorations. The contest is an independent Florida Corporation operated by members of the committee, funded and supported financially by sponsors and committee members. The preliminary judging ... Read More »

14th SW Florida Soapfest

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TO THE EDITOR: The 14th Southwest Florida Soapfest has come and gone, and each year we thank over 100 individuals and organizations who donate to this wonderful cause – whether it be their talent, time, money, food, gift certificates, housing, vehicles, etc. This event really could not happen without the generosity we receive over the months leading up to the event and during the event. All of us at Soapfest feel very, very privileged to be a part of a community that pulls together, as the Soapfest cogs move to make this wheel turn. Thanks to the following for their ... Read More »

16th Annual Christmas House Decorating Contest

Premier Sponsor LCEC Supports Event In 1997, Dave Rice, then the overall Christmas Island Style Chairman, requested Lee County Electric Company to support a new event on Marco Island which was a contest to honor the top Christmas decorated homes. Since that time, LCEC has annually supported this independent program. Above, LCEC representative, Tricia Dorn is pictured presenting Dave with a check for $2,000.00. Said Dorn, “It is LCEC’s pleasure to continue financial support of this wonderful annual event. It embodies the true Christmas Spirit and provides an entertainment event for everyone for the entire holiday season. The 1,848 private homes and businesses that ... Read More »

Marco Toastmasters: A New Chapter

By Kathleen Zehler Wednesday, September 26, 2012, marked the date as the first official meeting for the New Chapter of Toastmasters of Marco Island. Toastmasters Club is a driving force with a noble mission: To help more men and women learn the arts of speaking, listening, and thinking – vital skills that promote self-actualization, enhance leadership potential, foster human understanding, and contribute to the betterment of mankind. The group brings together all walks of life from high school youth to adults in various professions. The meeting was held at Centennial Bank under the direction of Naples Toastmaster Chris Pritchard and ... Read More »

The Island Theater Company

“It’s A Scream” by David DeBoy Presented by Centennial Bank The Island Theater Company is pleased to announce that Centennial Bank has stepped up as presenting sponsor for the Island Theater Company’s production of “It’s A Scream”. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at Centennial Bank / 615 Elkcam Circle, at the Marco Island Historical Society Gift Shop / 180 S. Heathwood, or online at theateronmarco.com. Tickets are just $20 and group discounts are available. The September 28th Opening Night tickets includes the “Meet the Cast” Opening Night party following the performance. It’s A Scream, by David ... Read More »

THE ISLAND PLAYERS PRESENTS: Wild Bill! An evening with James Butler Hickok

Submitted by The Island Players  The Island Players is pleased to present Wild Bill! An Evening with James Butler Hickok, to be performed March 22-25. Wild Bill! An Evening with James Butler Hickok is actor/writer Walt Willey’s tribute to fellow Illinoisan and childhood hero, James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok. “I was traveling to Mendota, Illinois to pick my family up at the train station there,” Willey explains. “And on the way there’s this sign: ‘Troy Grove, Birthplace of James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok.’ I had no idea we were born in the same county, forty miles apart!” Willey, who played ... Read More »

The Island Players

“I’m Herbert…and Other Strangers” by Robert Anderson Renee Taylor, and Joseph Bologna Presented by Centennial Bank TICKETS NOW ON SALE The Island Players announces Centennial Bank is presenting sponsor for their production of I’m Herbert…and Other Strangers. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at Centennial Bank / 615 Elkcam Circle, or at the Marco Island Historical Society Gift Shop / 180 S. Heathwood. Online tickets are available at theateronmarco.com. Tickets are $18. The February 3rd Opening Night tickets includes the “Meet the Cast” Opening Night party following the performance.  The Island Players’ production of I’m Herbert…and Other Strangers, ... Read More »

15TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS HOME & BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST

An all time record number of entries: 1,722 Homes & 126 Business Properties. 2011 winners are:  • Home Decorating Winner: 1232 Fruitland Ave • Business Property Decorating Winner: 493 Tallwood St., Building “A” Condo Association. The Decorating Contest Final judging took place on December 16 by the entire committee and invited guest judges, Jenny Beuhrer, Bette McGilvray and Steve Josselyn. Plaques were presented to the 10 Home Contest Finalists. The Winner of the Business Contest received a plaque and a yard sign for display. The House Decorating winner received a Championship plaque, yard sign and $500.00. LCEC staff member, Tricia ... Read More »

MARCO LIGHTS UP!

Christmas Decorating Contest Committee Plan for the 15th Annual House and Business Decorating Contest The Christmas House and Business Decorating Committee met recently at Sanitasole, hosted by Paula and Richard Robinson, for final preparations for the 15th Annual Decorating Contest.  Enthusiasm is building among Marco Island residents as they noted early decorations already displayed. Marco Island has long been noted for the many outstanding Christmas decorated homes. In 2010, the contest included over 1700 homes and 125 businesses judged.  Residents and visitors alike increase their Christmas spirit by driving around the Island to see the innovative decorations.  The contest is operated ... Read More »

Home BancShares, Inc. and Centennial Bank Announce Agreement to Acquire Vision Bank Branch Locations

Centennial Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Home BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ GS:  HOMB), announced today the signing of a definitive  agreement to acquire all of the banking locations of Vision Bank (“Vision”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the publicly traded Park National Corporation (“Park”), ticker  symbol PRK. Vision’s main office is located in Panama City, Florida.  This is a strategic expansion for Home BancShares and Centennial Bank by acquiring 17 convenient bank locations in the Gulf Coast communities of Baldwin County, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle.  Centennial Bank plans to purchase only the banking locations, along with the majority of the performing loans and related other ... Read More »

The Island Players Community Theater

New community theatre group announces auditions for February show.   The Island Players will hold open auditions for their February show, I’m Herbert..,and Other Strangers on Monday November 28th and Tuesday November 29th at Centennial Bank, located on the second floor, 615 East Elkcam Circle on Marco Island at 7:00 pm. I’m Herbert…and Other Strangers is a collection of five distinct views of love and family relationships at various stages in life. You will laugh with them and relate to them, but most of all, you will love them. Five females and five male actors are sought between the ages ... Read More »

JUSTINE TOWNSEND & LAURA CASTRO RECOGNIZED AS CENTENNIAL BANK STAR TELLERS

Marathon, FL, Tuesday, October 11, 2011: Centennial Bank congratulates Justine Townsend and Laura Castro of the Marco Island branch for earning the Centennial Bank Star Teller award. “The Star Teller program sets the bar in regards to the quality of service we wish to see from our employees,” states Teresa Condas, President of Centennial Bank’s South Florida Region. “ Justine and Laura deserve recognition for their dedication and attention to detail.” In appreciation of the challenges tellers have in providing best-in-class customer service, Centennial Bank designed the Star Teller Program, a monthly recognition program that showcases the importance of error-free ... Read More »

Laura Castro Recognized As Centennial Bank Star Teller

Marathon, FL, Thursday, August 4, 2011: Centennial Bank congratulates Laura Castro of the Marco Island branch for earning the Centennial Bank Star Teller award. “The Star Teller program sets the bar in regards to the quality of service we wish to see from our employees,” states Teresa Condas, President of Centennial Bank’s Florida Region. “Laura deserves recognition for her dedication and attention to detail.” In appreciation of the challenges tellers have in providing best-in-class customer service, Centennial Bank designed the Star Teller Program, a monthly recognition program that showcases the importance of error-free work. Tellers are rewarded for maintaining Centennial ... Read More »

Centennial Bank Star Tellers

Marathon, FL, Friday, May 6, 2011: Centennial Bank congratulates Justine Townsend and Laura Castro of the Marco Island branch for earning the Centennial Bank Star Teller award. “The Star Teller program sets the bar in regards to the quality of service we wish to see from our employees,” states Teresa Condas, President of Centennial Bank’s Florida Region. “Justine and Laura deserve recognition for their dedication and attention to detail.” In appreciation of the challenges tellers have in providing best-in-class customer service, Centennial Bank designed the Star Teller Program, a monthly recognition program that showcases the importance of error-free work. Tellers ... Read More »

Centennial Bank Star Tellers

Centennial Bank congratulates Laura Castro, Michelle Rodriguez & Justine Townsend of the Marco Island branch for earning the Centennial Bank Star Teller award. “The Star Teller program sets the bar in regards to the quality of service we wish to see from our employees,” states Teresa Condas, President of Centennial Bank’s Florida Region. “Laura, Michelle & Justine deserve recognition for their dedication and attention to detail.” In appreciation of the challenges tellers have in providing best-in-class customer service, Centennial Bank designed the Star Teller Program, a monthly recognition program that showcases the importance of error-free work. Tellers are rewarded for ... Read More »