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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 »

Meals of Hope: a Community’s Compassion

By Kathleen Zehler There are numerous events that take place in our communities that support very worthy causes and it is in the giving of ourselves that makes these charitable events a success; thus forming the exceptional community that we live in. Meals of Hope exemplifies this truth as you see many organizations, individuals and local businesses coming together to give of their time, talents, and monetary means. The group’s mission is to bring communities together to feed needy children and families in Collier County. A project of the Marco Island Sunrise Rotary Club, the Kiwanis Club, and the Noontime ... Read More »

Radio Shack’s new local owners

By Kathleen Zehler As of July 2012, the Marco Island Radio Shack took new ownership under a dynamic Father/Son Team. This Radio Shack is not your norm, Thomas and Derek Lang are changing the way the islanders can obtain their every need for almost all electronics from cell phones & wireless contracts, accessories, home theater and networks installations, trouble shooting of electronics, security systems and much more. The Langs have been residents of Marco Island for over 7 years and have shown the community their support through various activities such as coaching sports, recently giving a flash drive to every ... Read More »

A LEGEND LIVES ON…. “The Star” is still shining!

By Kathleen Zehler We can all count numerous times in our lives when we enjoyed listening to talented musicians play those melodious tunes that made us want to get up and dance, sit back and relax, or just tap our feet to the beat because it brought so much joy to us. Their talents aroused emotions in our hearts and souls that sometimes lasted a lifetime. The pleasure of good music played well is one of the best elixirs of life! One such musician, who has created a lifetime of memories for a lot of us as he “tickled the ... Read More »

A Modern Day Lewis and Clark Expedition lands on Marco Island

By Kathleen Zehler How many times have we sat on our lanais looking out to the vast waters before us and wondered what is taking place out there? Maybe, wondering when we see a passing boat or kayak if they’ve just returned from searching for sunken treasure, or from some amazing fishing trip. What adventures did they have along the way, how far out in the Gulf did they travel, who did they encounter? Seldom do we question if they have enough food and fresh drinking water, or if are they lost or need help. There is no doubt that ... Read More »