To benefit the Marco Island Academy

“Two of the Biggest Names in Educational Reform, Michelle Rhee and Former Governor Jeb Bush, TEAM UP to benefit the Marco Island Academy” The Marco Island Academy has been working behind the scenes for months with the nation’s most powerful educational reformer, Michelle Rhee. On June 16, 2011, from 12pm-2pm, Rhee will headline a fundraising event with education reform leader […]

“The Axis of Awesome” coming to Capt. Brien’s

The Axis of Awesome, an Australian musical comedy act landed in Los Angeles on April 4, the first time ever performing on American soil at the Largo Theatre in West Hollywood and will be making their way to Capt. Brian’s’ “Off the Hook” Comedy Club the weekend of April 21 thru the 24 after a appearance at the Ohio State […]

Easter Services at Marco Presbyterian Church

Marco Presbyterian Church will have a 7 p.m., Tenebrae Good Friday Service on April 22. The solemn service will focus on the seven last words of Jesus. There will be a 10:30 a.m., Easter service with praise music, bell and adult choirs. The message is entitled “The Resurrection and Me”.  There will be no Christian education classes or evening services on Easter. Marco Presbyterian Church is located on 875 West Elkcam […]

The Marco Airport Taxiway Project

A brief, ground-breaking ceremony is scheduled for the Marco Island Executive Airport Taxiway Project on Thursday, May 5 at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Marco Island Executive Airport, 2005 Mainsail Drive. The public is invited to attend. One or more members of the Board of County Commissioners may be in attendance. District 1 Commissioner Donna Fiala […]

Island Trends To Host Margaritaville Tailgate Party To Benefit The Relay For Life

On April 23rd, Easter Saturday, Island Trends is hosting a Margaritaville Tailgate Party from 10am to 2pm at their Marco Island store. Two tickets for the Jimmy Buffett Concert on the night of the 23rd at the West Palm Cruzan Amphitheater along with a complementary limousine ride from Canary Transportation to the concert with a value of over $900 are […]

Executive Director Search For The Art League Of Marco Island (Almi)

The ALMI is seeking an exceptional individual to fill the position of EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (ED). This is the senior staff position responsible for admin., fund raising, budget development and execution. The ED will be the ALMI liaison and representative to the community. Key requirements are: Community involvement in a leading civic or business role; Fund raising experience; Excellent communication skills; Profit and Loss […]

23rd Annual Easter Sunrise Service on the Beach

“All I Need is a Cheeseburger in Paradise” The twenty-third annual Marco Island Easter Sunrise Service on the Beach will be held on Sunday, April 24, at 7:00 a.m., at the Marriott Marco Beach Resort, 400 South Collier Boulevard. Beach access will be north of the Marriott Spa and the public access north of the Madeira Condominium. Participating clergy will […]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida Awarded $10,000 Campaign Gift from SunTrust Foundation

SunTrust Foundation has awarded the Conservancy of Southwest Florida a gift of $10,000. This gift, a donation to the Conservancy “Saving Southwest Florida” Campaign, will be used to help fund the “Call to Action Station” in the future Dalton Discovery Center at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. “This gift will make a huge impact on the lives of those who […]

Dive into Oceans Day

HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS TO LEARN ABOUT CAREERS IN THE MARINE INDUSTRY AT THE ROOKERY BAY RESERVE’S 7th ANNUAL DIVE INTO OCEANS DAY! Learn to Be A Diver! The 15,000 gallon Be A Diver pool travels around North America, introducing people to scuba diving. It will be making stops at the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve’s Environmental Learning Center, Naples, […]

Scholarship Applicants Exhibit

April 8th 2011 The Art League Marco Island’s Center for the Arts held it’s annual reception for the Scholarship Applicants Exhibit. 1st and 2nd place scholarship winners: Lauren Gonsalves was selected as this years Outstanding Young Artist $1500. John Treanor won the Emil & Gail Fischer Scholarship $1000. Other winners were Charles Pratt, who won the Glen & LaVonne Johnson […]