Woman’s Club sets date for popular Homes Tour

It’s that time again. The Marco Island Woman’s Club has scheduled this season’s Elegant Home Tour for Friday March 4 at the Marco Island Yacht Club. All those interested in attending this popular function are encouraged to reserve their tickets right away. Tickets to the Home Tour go very fast, according to president, Susan Purvis. The Elegant Home Tour has […]

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Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center to Close at 1PM on March 3, 2011

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is offering discounted admission to its Nature Center while it continues to undergo major sustainability renovations. Adult admission is only $5 and children 12 and under receive free admission. As always, Conservancy members receive free admission. “This season we’ve added additional educational programs at the Conservancy Nature Center to enhance the guest experience,” said Andrew […]

Program Information from the Greater Marco Family YMCA – February 2011

HEALTHY LIVING Junior Tennis Programs Quick Start Tennis This is an exciting new play format for learning tennis, designed to bring kids into the game by utilizing special equipment. Red Group- Ages 4-5 Lesson: Monday and Wednesday. Time: 3:30 -4:15 p.m.. Fee – $72 Y members/ $80 community members Orange Group- Ages 5-6 Lesson: Monday and Wednesday. Time: 4:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. […]

Local Authorized Apple Dealer now on Marco Island

A little over 10 years ago, Chris Kleine left his position training technicians for the Sony Corporation in Germany to have a go at the “American Dream.” He opened a computer service business and retail store at the Heritage Square here on Marco Island. Since that day, American Computer Solutions, Inc. has grown by leaps and bounds. Chris now works […]

“A Voice of the Everglades”

Marco Island Historical Society Proudly Presents: Janina Birtolo As Marjorie Stoneman Douglas “A Voice of the Everglades” Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 7:00pm Rose History Auditorium. Refreshments at 7:00 PM. Program: 7:30 PM Born and raised in New Jersey, the daughter of a scientist and stay-at-home mom. Janina grew up surrounded by music and theatre and by discussions of evolution and chemistry – a true liberal arts education. She is an […]

Civil Air Patrol’s Damico Honored With Commander’s Citation

Lt Col Frank Damico was presented the Civil Air Patrol’s “Commander’s Commendation Award for Outstanding Duty Performance”, signed by the CAP National Commander, Major General Amy Courter and the Florida Wing Commander, Colonel Christian Moersch. The award was in recognition of the significant contribution, leadership, and many long hours Frank provided the Florida Wing Inspector General from May 2009 to […]

Marco Presbyterian Church Celebrates the Fourth of July in February

Marco Presbyterian Church, 875 West Elkcam Circle, will celebrate the Fourth of July in February on Saturday, February 26 at 3 p.m. The community is invited to join them on the church grounds for a patriotic picnic with hot dogs, hamburgers, music and games. From 6 to 7 p.m. they will sing patriotic songs, honor and pray for loved ones […]

Presentation of the Fleet

By Commodore Brent Cook The Marco Bay Yacht Club celebrated its time-honored Presentation of the Fleet in Smokehouse Bay on Saturday morning, February 5th. We had 21 boats that participated in the event on a bright blue-sky day with each boat passing in review of the Bridge boat and the Past Commodores’ boat. The program began with the National Anthem, […]

Outstanding Students Awarded “Terrific Kids” By Kiwanis Club

Did you know that there are over 750 students combined in Tommie Barfield Elementary School and Manatee Elementary School? Can you imagine a teacher being asked to pick the “Terrific Kid” of the month from their 3rd, 4th and 5th graders? When you put everything into perspective, you can see why children selected as a “Terrific Kid” really are special. […]