No garbage collection July 4th

There will be no garbage/recycling/yard waste collection on Monday, July 4, 2011, in the areas of Collier County serviced by Waste Management, including Marco Island and Everglades City, nor in the Immokalee area serviced by Choice Environmental.There is no make-up day in Collier County.  If Monday, July 4, is your collection day, your garbage/recycling/yard waste will be collected on your next regularly scheduled collection day.

Rare Look Back at our Florida History

The Marco Island Historical Society will present a program about a little-known part of our state history on Tuesday July 5 at 7 p.m. in our Rose History Hall. Refreshments will open the evening and our guest speaker’s program will begin at 7:30. Andrew Tetlow has been the curator at Koreshan State Historic Site in Estero for about two years. […]


PARKS AND RECREATION NOTES –       Get connected with  Parks and Recreation programs by: *All new Parks and Recreation Facebook page *Website: *Sign-up for Recreation Notices through email on our    Parks and Recreation website. _______________________________________________________ YOUTH PROGRAMS, Ages 6 -13 Freestyle Martial Arts for Kids Offered by Defense Fitness Club, children will learn martial arts fitness and defensive techniques which […]

Four Unforgettable Nights – One Remarkable Series!

Naples Town Hall is proud to announce our exciting 29th season, distinguished by an array of outstanding programming for 2012. Make sure that you don’t miss out! Purchase your subscriptions now to what is sure to be another spectacular, sold-out season. Glenn Beck – Saturday, January 7th Join us for a revealing evening of unique insight into the heart […]

Marco Writers’ Group

New. Network and get ideas and encouragement from other writers. Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month. Marco Island Branch Library 5:30-6:30 PM Study Room. This is not a Collier County Public Library program. Please do not call the library. For info call Gwen 239/248-3219.  

Greater Marco Family YMCA Special Offers

“Resort Night” Basketball Open Gym. Bring a co-worker. Meet new people. Open to all Marco Island Resort Employees 18 years of age and older are invited to participate in basketball open gym. Please show your Employee Id at front desk when you sign up. A waiver is required. Who: Marco Island Resort Employees 18 and older (Marriott Resort and Spa, […]

Collier County Board of Commissioners

The Collier County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications for positions on several advisory committees. The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee currently has one vacancy, for a term that will expire on October 1, 2013; the member will represent “labor active in home building.” This is an 11-member committee created by Ordinance 91?65 as amended to monitor the implementation of the […]

Safe Boating Campaign

In May 2011, the Marco Island Police Department’s Marine Unit began its Summer of Safe Boating campaign. One element of that initiative was to review past vessel crashes to determine those facts or factors that could lead to a safer boating community, as well as more effective education and enforcement programs. In 2010, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife […]

July is Parks and Recreation Month

Where can you improve your health without going to a doctor? Where can you meet new friends or spend time with existing ones? Where can children learn and grow withoutgoing to summer school? Right here with the Collier County Parks & Recreation Department. As part of a nationwide celebration, the Collier County Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to be […]

Newcomers Club

Front Row: Litha Berger, Carol Wood, Owner, Judy Arturo, Debbie Breeding, Pat Warner, Bonmnie Bozzo. Back Row: Sharon Weathers, Marilyn Pascale, Rachel DeHanas, Cathy Mirroco, Marge Superits, Betty Muskus and Ruth Ann Mullaney.