Smoke Alarms: Up, Down and All Around

Marco Island Fire Rescue Department Reinforces Newer Smoke Alarm Recommendations During Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, 2010 In an effort to better educate communities throughout the U.S. about smoke alarm recommendations, the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA ) is promoting “Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With!” as the theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, October […]


The Bingo Game at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island has reached a milestone–the 12th season opened Monday, October 4th.  Bingo is played every Monday evening through to Monday, May 2, 2011, at the Synagogue located at 991 Winterberry Drive.  The game is open to the public. Several of the players during the evening commented that they had been present, […]

Brunch on the Beach

The Women’s Ministries at Marco Presbyterian Church invite area women to join them under the chickees at Residents Beach for their third annual Brunch on the Beach 9:30 a.m., Saturday, October 23.  There will be a time of a time of fun, food and fellowship as they explore Ephesians 2:10—making a difference in our church, our lives and our families. […]

College Admissions Prep

College application deadlines are around the corner…what do these schools want?  Assistant Director of Admission for Rollins College will lead a discussion on the Do’s and Don’ts regarding school selection, college applications, recommendation letters, admission essays, and campus visits. Bring a pen and paper for notes along with your questions. This is a free program open to teens and their […]

East Naples Merchants’ Association Officers Elected

The newly formed East Naples Merchants’ Association elected officers at their September 16, 2010 meeting held at the Greenlinks Golf Resort and Conference Center in Lely Resort. Officers of the Association are: Chairman: Shirley Calhoun, owner of Ad Depot and publishers of the Lely Resort Resident and Guest Guide. Vice Chairman: Garry Fleisch, owner of Beef O’ Bradys located in Naples Town […]


On September 28, 2010, the Collier County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approved an average reduction of 32 percent in the county’s road impact fee that took effect October 8.  A second reduction of 10 percent will be considered by the Board in the near future. The sharp decline in the road impact fee is the result of lower land […]

2010 Design Excellence Award

Kira Krümm Interior Design has been recognized again by the American Society for Interior Design at their annual Design Excellence Awards. Kira Krümm Interior Design’s beautiful Marco Island high-rise project, The Madeira, was honored this year for outstanding design in the Residential Transitional category under 5,000 sq. ft. Held at the luxurious Hawks Cay Resort in Duck Key, FL, the […]

Marco Presbyterian Church’s Women’s Fall Bible Study

All women are invited to Marco Presbyterian Church’s weekly 9 a.m. Friday Women’s Bible Study, based on Bill Hybels’ book Character: Who You Are When No One’s Looking. The study runs through November 5 and meets in room 10 in the education building. The study offers a Biblical prospective on courage, discipline, vision, endurance, compassion and self-sacrifice. Each week is […]

Girls Nite Out

To All Women in our Community Come “Refresh” your spirit with a “Girls Nite Out.” Friday October 15 at 6:30pm. Join us at “New Life Community Church of God” on Marco. We will begin with appetizers, desserts and fellowship around the table, followed by a time of worship lead by Jean Rowles. Daryl McCulley ( our pastor’s wife) will be our […]

Sandy Boy and Bedtime Bundle

On April 22, 2010 Marco Island resident and Bedtime Bundles volunteer, Sandy Boy, joined forces with the Charity Knitters of Marco with a goal:  She needed 2,000 crocheted/knitted hats for Bedtime Bundles by the fall. Bedtime Bundles is a 501(c)(3) organization that was founded by Karen Saeks, in 2006.  Karen, a retired nurse, noticed while volunteering her time with the […]