Local Family/Life Transition Expert Helps Older Adults Plan Ahead

Sheri Samotin Headlines Event at The Arlington, Naples Newest Senior Living Community LifeBridge Solutions, LLC, President, Sheri Samotin knows that planning ahead is the best way to ensure that family and financial affairs are in good order. During a recent special event for The Arlington, Sheri spoke with an intimate group of older adults who are planning for their golden […]

NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition at Mackle Park

On September 19, the City of Marco Island’s Parks and Recreation Department held the nationwide NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition at Mackle Park. Forty three participants took part in the City’s sixth year of hosting the competition. The NFL Punt, Pass & Kick football competition allows young athletes to showcase their talents in the skills of punting, passing and […]

2012 Hunger Walk Needs Sponsors

The 4th annual WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk Kickoff Breakfast, hosted by Northern Trust Bank, was held recently. The main topic of discussion was the need for sponsorships by businesses or individuals. Lois Thome, WINK news anchor, is the honorary chair of the 2012 event, which will be held on Saturday, January 21, at Miromar Outlets, Estero. The walk […]

Safe Mobility for Life Coalition Completes Aging Road User Strategic Safety Plan

Florida leads the nation with 18 percent of its population age 65 and older. By the year 2030, over 27 percent will be over age 65, and half of them will be 75 or older. Mirroring this growth, an increasing proportion of licensed drivers in Florida are getting older. Today’s older drivers are driving for longer and driving more miles […]

Curves of Marco Island Waives Joining Fee for New Members During Breast Cancer Awareness Month This October

Local women’s fitness club accepts proof of recent mammogram or cancer donation in lieu of new member fee October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Curves continues to work to raise awareness in women about the life-saving importance of risk management, early detection and treatment. Throughout the month, Curves of Marco Island women’s fitness center is waiving the joining fee […]

Bingo Every Monday on Marco

The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island is now starting its 13th year. Bingo provides great fun, community fellowship, lots of good food and prizes. They are very lucky to have a dedicated group of volunteers who run their Monday night Bingo starting October 3rd and running through May 7th. The doors open at 5:30pm and the first game is called […]

This Sunday at 11:30 AM the youth will hand out shoeboxes as people exit Marco Presbyterian

Operation Christmas Child—The Shoebox project Plans are underway at four Marco churches to be a part of world’s largest Christmas project, Operation Christmas Child (OCC). OCC is the international holiday outreach of Samaritan’s Purse. Last year shoeboxes filled with small toys, school supplies, shoes and clothing were sent via plane, cargo ship, truck, bus, train, helicopter, boat, dog sled, mule […]

County Commissioners accepts 2012 budget

The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) adopted its FY 2012 budget – a budget that that holds the line on property tax rates for the third consecutive year. The budget also marks the fifth straight year of reductions in the county’s General Fund. The General Fund budget has been reduced by more than $86 million or 21.8 percent since fiscal […]

Expert Resource: Diabetes Social Media Sites

Harvard University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and CVS Caremark released a study this week examining diabetes social media sites and the role they play in patient education. According to the news release, these sites were reviewed with a critical eye because they represent an important health care tool of the future. And while the conclusion was diabetes social media sites […]

FY 2011/12 – FY 2015/16 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendments Public Comment Period Opening Announced

The Collier Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is announcing the opening of a 30-day public comment period for an amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2011/12 through FY 2015/16 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The MPO Board will be asked to approve the FY 2011/12 through FY 2015/16 TIP Amendment with consideration of all the comments received during the public comment period. […]