JFCS Expands “Seder in a Box”

For the third year, Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida (JFCS) has partnered with four local congregations to provide Passover food through a program called “Seder in a Box.” Beth Tikvah, Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, Naples Jewish Congregation and Temple Shalom collected money to purchase Kosher food for Passover for the financially challenged individuals and families who […]

Art Raffle for Relay

Eight top area artists are giving to the Relay for Life cause by donating artwork. Each masterpiece includes the color purple, the primary Relay for Life color. Themed “Paint the Town Purple,” the initiative uses the color purple to signify the passion cancer survivors and their loved ones have towards finding a cure. The works will be given away during […]

Coastal Breeze News Winners!

Congratulations to Bob Bugianes and Jon Zappola for winning Coastal Breeze News’ Marco Island Seafood Festival door prizes! The gentlemen stopped by the CBN booth during the two-day festival and entered their names to win a free t-shirt. Mike Messina designed this year’s colorful and cartoonish t-shirts in honor of the fifth anniversary of the Seafood Festival. Bob and Jon […]

Let’s Go For a Paddle

By Julia Barnett April is coming, and with it, the 8th Annual Paddling Festival on Isles of Capri. Hosted by the Paradise Coast Paddler’s Club, the festival will take place Saturday, April 13th, and Sunday, April 14th, on the beach outside the island’s famous Capri Fish House. Considered the “best little paddling festival in Florida,” the weekend will include myriad […]

2013 Spirit of Marco Recipients

The Rotary Club of Marco Island is proud to announce that Keith Dameron, Vice President of Iberia Bank; Rick Medwedeff, General Manager of the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort; and Barb and Lou Prigge were selected as recipients of the 2013 Spirit of Marco Island Award. A final recipient for 2013 will be announced in the coming week. Keith Dameron […]

Vision 2013

Vision 2013 was a “state of the real estate” seminar presented by Alan Rice and Ken Gandy. Ken Gandy is a realtor/broker associate on Marco Island with Keller Williams and is treasurer of the board of directors of the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors. Alan Rice is an operating principle of a real estate office in Bedford and Londonderry, […]

Beach View Brings it Home

By Julia Barnett Buying a home is arguably one of the most important purchases a person can make. It can also be one of the most stressful, especially if not all is as it appears. The house may look good on the surface, but only a certified home inspector can tell you exactly what you’re buying. And Beach View Home […]

Annual SAMI Race Attracts Sailors of All Abilities

By Jeff Johnson On April 13th and 14th the Sailing Association of Marco Island (SAMI) will host its annual Bud Light Regatta. Proceeds from the regatta help to support the Civil Air Patrol, the Marco Island Community Sailing Center (MICSC) and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. The race attracts sailors from all over the area in boats of all sizes. […]