To Pray, To Go, To Send

Marco Presbyterian Church will hold their Twenty-seventh Annual Missions Conference Feb. 8 through 10. “We believe this is the highlight of our church year,” said the Rev. William Lyle, senior pastor. This year’s conference features: Dr. Jim Belcher, associate professor of practical theology, Knox Theological Seminary; and missionaries to Australia Dave and Jan Kiewiet and Steve and Beth Schoof. Belcher […]

Canoe Through Collier Seminole

By Natalie Strom If only every day could start this way. Four days a week, naturalist volunteers at Collier-Seminole State Park lead a three-hour canoe trip through Blackwater River. Just a hop, skip and a jump from the Naples, Marco and Everglades communities, the trips are informative, inexpensive, and most of all, peaceful. Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, four […]

Keller Williams finishes first, twice

By Julia Barnett For Keller Williams Realty, 2012 was a very good year indeed. In fact, Keller Williams has finished number one for closed volume within the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors for the second consecutive year in a row. Keller Williams has had a presence on Marco Island since 2005, made up of individually owned and operated offices […]

Winter Sailing Regatta

Submitted The Annual Marco Island Yacht Club Winter Sailing Regatta will be held off of Marco Island on Saturday and Sunday, February 9th and 10th. Sailboats, along with their skippers and crew from many points around southwest Florida, will converge on Marco Island to compete for awards. Races will be held directly off the Marco Island beach. Racing will start […]

951/41 Long-range

By Coastal Breeze News Staff The Transportation Engineering Director for Collier County, Jay Ahmed, discussed plans of the 951/41 interchange with Kiwanis Club members early one morning. 951 was widened from four lanes to six lanes up to Davis Boulevard. According to Jay, “what we’re doing now is taking those six lanes further to the canal, just North of I-75. […]

Canadian Club Welcome Social

By Natalie Strom BMO Harris Bank hosted a full house of Canadians at its rooftop pavilion at the Esplanade on January 22. The Marco Island Canadian Club Welcome Social was catered by Mango’s Dockside Bistro and music was provided by Paradise DJ Steve Reynolds. BMO Bank of Canada recently purchased Harris Bank in the Esplanade. BMO is the only Canadian […]

21st Century C.A.R.E. Foundation

21st Century C.A.R.E. foundation, the national nonprofit foundation dedicated to serving cancer patients, survivors and their families, is pleased to announce that the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation has awarded a $9,000 Promise Circle Grant in support of 21st Century C.A.R.E.’s patient financial assistance program. “We are honored to receive this donation from the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation,” says Solomon Agin, D.D., Chairman […]

Marco Beach Ocean Resort wins an Adrian Award

The Marco Beach Ocean Resort today announced that it has won a Silver Award in the Digital Marketing Division of the 2012 Adrian Awards competition from the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). Based in McLean, Virginia, HSMAI is a global organization of sales, marketing and revenue management professionals representing all segments of hospitality, travel and tourism. The annual […]


Collier County women are invited to be to inspired, empowered and transformed Collier County women who are looking to be inspired, empowered and transformed need look no further than BMO Private Bank’s Community Speakers Series. The bank has been providing a number of five-week series to help positively motivate women to enrich their lives. Women participating in the current series […]


BENEFIT THE NCH HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION/MAGNOLIA BALL Saks Fifth Avenue at the Waterside Shops at Pelican Bay has designated the NCH Healthcare Foundation and its upcoming Magnolia Ball as beneficiaries of a special charity shopping promotion throughout the month of February. From February 1, 2013 to February 28, 2013, Saks Fifth Avenue will donate 5 percent of all sales received from […]