FWC Law Enforcement Collier 

While performing dockside inspections at Marco River Marina, Officer Lugg observed a charter vessel returning to the dock. The captain began offloading fish onto a dockside cleaning table after his guests departed from his vessel. The officer approached the captain and performed a marine fisheries inspection. He found that the captain possessed two undersized spotted trout and an undersized pompano. The captain admitted to […]

CAT OFFERS BEACH SHUTTLE 

Collier Area Transit (CAT),  Collier County Parks and Recreation, the Florida Department of Transportation and the Collier County Tourist Development Council are partnering to offer a beach trolley for those who would like to get to the beach without the hassle. The trolley will operate from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, through Friday, June 2. You can catch the trolley at the […]

JCMI BINGO 

Evie Levin of the Monday Night Bingo Committee gives the big prize of the night to Jan Getman of Naples.  Bingo is played every Monday night at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island.  Doors open at 5:30 and the first numbers are posted at 6:15pm.  Dinner is complimentary. Next Monday, February 13th, a Samsung TV will be an additional prize.

Agricultural Tours in Collier 

Join the University of Florida/IFAS for a tour of farms and other agricultural operations in Collier County. The tour is Wednesday, March. 15, departing from Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy., Naples, Florida . Two tour times are available: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Not only will this change give us a chance to showcase […]

SUN-N-FUN LAGOON INVITES YOU BACK

Sun-N-Fun Lagoon invites you back for the winter season. The park will open on weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Saturday, Feb. 18. The park will also be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, for the President’s Day holiday. The Lazy River is under construction, so the Collier County Parks & Recreation Division is offering a special admission rate […]

Holston and Breusch Promoted 

The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company announced today the promotions among its management leaders, also positively affecting their divisions of The Naples Trust Company and The Tampa Bay Trust Company.  Craig J. Holston has been named Chief Operations Officer and Ian N. Breusch, CFA has been named Chief Investment Officer. “Our company has experienced significant growth over the last few years […]

Grace Place: New Appointments

Grace Place for Children and Families in Golden Gate City announced that it has hired Barbara J. Wilson to lead its marketing and communications efforts and Chrissie Missal to manage the volunteer experience initiatives at the nonprofit organization. Ms. Wilson brings over 20 years of professional experience in marketing, business development, consulting, media relations, social marketing, development and public relations […]

BINGO at San Marco Parish

On Thursday, February 2, 2017, the Knights of Columbus San Marco Council #6344 hosted a Bingo Fundraiser in the San Marco Parish Center with the doors opening at 5:30 pm and Bingo starting at 7:00 pm.  Bingo runs every Thursday from January 5, 2017 to April 6, 2017.   This event was open to the public and everyone was invited for an evening of fun […]

Cub Scouts Learn Boating Safety

Submitted United States Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCGAux), Marco Island, Flotilla 95 Flotilla Commander (FC) Doug Bartlett presented several topics related to Recreational Boating Safety to the Cub Scouts of Pack 234, Marco Island, at their January meeting. Using several visual aids, Bartlett engaged the youngsters by having them try on life jackets, make emergency calls on a marine radio, and […]

Project’s Final Legacy Reef Named

Submitted Recent residents to Marco Island, Chris Haunschild and his wife Jennifer, read an article about the Artificial Reef Project and wanted to provide a lasting gift for the people of Marco Island and Southwest Florida. “We moved our family here for the unique beauty and traditional values,” stated Chris Haunschild, “and wanted to provide a place for marine life […]