Vets Honored with Day at Tigertail Beach

Submitted Freedom Waters Foundation (FWF), in partnership with Tigertail Beach Paddleboard and Kayaks will host a morning out on the water for Veterans of all ages, offering camaraderie and a safe, fun environment to interact with civilians. Everyone will be meeting on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Tigertail beach on Marco Island, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Freedom Waters Foundation’s […]

Fight 4 Jada

By Coastal Breeze News Staff CJ’s is opening their doors for an evening of fun on August 16th with live entertainment by Johnny Fusco. The event is planned as a cancer treatment fundraiser to benefit Marco Island’s own Jada Shigley who has breast cancer. Jada is well known on Marco for volunteering for numerous community and charity events. She is […]

Historic Site #1 Naples Pier

By Coastal Breeze News Staff In their effort to increase public awareness of the importance and significance of Collier County’s historical and archaeological heritage, the Historic and Archaeological Preservation Board of Collier County produces a 28 page booklet featuring historic sites in Collier County. The 44 sites highlighted in the book are grouped together by proximity and shown on a […]

Bill Hughes Wows the Crowd with “Marco in the Making”

By Steve Gimmestad Due to technical difficulties, we now bring you…a song! That was how the evening started out at Rose History Auditorium Tuesday, July 7. The technical glitch was solved but not before Bill Hughes, creator of the film, “Marco in the Making”, entertained the crowd with a short, fun monologue. “That was great,” said Lyzz Tinges, a very […]

101st Sea Turtle Nest

By Coastal Breeze News Staff It is a record breaking year for sea turtles! Marco Island’s 101st sea turtle nest was found this week. The prior record was set at 93 nests. Mary Nelson, affectionately referred to as The Turtle Lady, patrols the Marco Island beaches as she has done since she saw her first turtle nest hatch in the […]

Join the Souper Bowl Paint Party

By Coastal Breeze News Staff Graduates from the Leadership Marco class, an in-depth course put on by the Chamber of Commerce, take their commitment to community seriously. Their mission is to raise funds for scholarships for local students heading off to college. This year, through their efforts, the Chamber was able to award $25,000 to ten local high school students. […]

Banana Moon Helps the Beat Go On!

By Steve Gimmestad While you may not have heard OF local Shirley Lorene, there’s a good chance you have HEARD Shirley Lorene before. Banana Moon is the latest CD released by Marco Island resident Shirley Lorene. Shirley has been a commanding voice in the music industry for almost four decades. Banana Moon is the fourth CD Shirley has produced recently […]