Curves of Marco Island Hosts Food Drive to Benefit Local Families

Club offers freebies for both existing and potential members who participate Marco Island, FL (Grassroots Newswire) March 1, 2010 – Curves of Marco Island is encouraging women in the area to show their philanthropic strength by participating in the annual Curves Food Drive. And, even though donating food to families in need is its own reward, the club is offering […]

TOWN CENTER = Community Redevelopment Area?

IBERIABANK’s “In The Round” #35 Collier County Commissioner Donna Fiala, City Councilor Bill Trotter and City Manager Steve Thompson will be presenting and answering questions from our guests about Marco Island’s C.R.A. project as we kick off IBERIABANK’s  “In The Round” lecture series for 2010. Every Islander needs to know all of the pros and cons of the coming C.R.A. project and have input […]

A Rare Opportunity

The Marco Island Historical Society is sponsoring a field trip on Saturday, March 13, 2010, to the Rendell Research Center on Pine Island. This will be a full day of demonstrations, exhibits and hands-on activities presented by the Florida Museum of Natural History. The keynote speaker will be George Burgess, an internationally known shark and sawfish expert. Admission is $5. […]

Truth Never Happens in Real Time

A friend of mine wrote a book and the first sentence is “Truth Never Happens in Real Time.” I always thought it presented an interesting theory. There are all sorts of sayings about “truth”… “We hold these truths to be self-evident,” “The truth will set you free,” “the plain truth” or while taking the stand in a court of law […]

Grants Committee Forms to Assist Parks Department

A new committee of volunteers formed under the Marco Island Parks and Rec Department to assist the park with grant applications. There are a handful of grants available on the state and national level which provide funds for specific projects. The committee is comprised of Chairman Carla Mickes, Bob Bowe, Barbara Murphy, Steve Stefanides, Brian Hauser and Parks Director Bryan […]