Island Theater Company Presents: Men Are Dogs

Submitted  Tickets are now on sale for Men Are Dogs, the Island Theater Company’s upcoming comedy written by Joseph Simonella and sponsored by Clausen Properties. Mr. Simonella will be on Marco Island for the April production. The Island Theater Company is honored that Mr. Simonella will be greeting the audience and talking about his play following the Thursday, April 20th […]

Knights of Columbus Bingo

The Knights of Columbus of San Marco Catholic Church host a bingo fundraiser every Thursday through April 6th. Doors open at 5:30 PM and bingo starts at 7 PM. The Council contributes to various charities with the funds raised. The public is invited.  

Big Cypress Draws 1.1 Million Visits in 2016

Big Cypress National Preserve recorded 1,102,148 visits in 2016, the National Park Service’s centennial year. “For four decades, families and visitors have traversed the Tamiami Trail through the Big Cypress National Preserve for a chance to explore the swamp, catch a glimpse of abundant wildlife, or learn more about the region’s rich history and culture. We experienced steady visitation in […]

FFIB 8th Annual Charity Golf 

First Florida Integrity Bank announced today that $110,000.00 was raised at their Eighth Annual Charity Golf Tournament held at Hideout Golf Club in December. The proceeds will be split evenly between Collier Child Care Resources and New Horizons of SWFL. The tournament in 2015 resulted in proceeds of $110,000 for the Ricky King Children’s Fund and Quest, the tournament in […]

RE/MAX Agent Sets Bar High Locally

A recent report by the Tampa Bay Times reported an astounding new statistic: 28,507 people earned their Florida Real Estate License in 2015. That increase puts Florida as the nation leader with 221,000 real estate agents! Even the small island community of Marco Island boasts over 400 real estate agents. With all those agents, the real estate industry is not only a […]

Avow Butterfly Release March 25, 2017 

The community is invited to join Avow at Cambier Park, Naples on Saturday, March 25, 2017 for its 12th annual Butterfly Release event. Festivities begin at 10 AM and will include children’s activities and a walk-through butterfly exhibit showcasing hundreds of live butterflies. Beginning at noon, a community memorial service will include inspirational readings, music, and a name-reading ceremony to honor the lives of […]

Citizen-Scientist for Horseshoe Crabs

Spring is approaching and that means it is peak mating season for horseshoe crabs. Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are asking the public to report horseshoe crab sightings. Horseshoe crabs mate year-round, and spring is the peak season to see them in groups along the shore. To identify mating pairs, look for a smaller male […]

PACE’s “Throw a Girl a Lifeline” 

Over 400 men, women, PACE girls and honored guests attended the Annual “Throw a Girl a Lifeline” luncheon and fundraiser at the Naples Grande Beach Resort on March 3, raising over $95,000 for PACE Center for Girls, Collier at Immokalee. “Thank you to all of our supporters and to everyone who contributed to making this years ‘Throw a Girl a […]

JCMI

The big winner at Monday Night Bingo was William Hamilton, from Troy, Ohio. Marvin Klein, member of the Bingo Committee, hands him his winnings. Bingo is played every Monday night at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive. Doors open at 5:30 PM. A complimentary supper is served. For information call the Synagogue office at 239-642-0800.

FDOT’S FIVE-YEAR PLAN $45.6 Billion 

The Florida Transportation Commission, at its meeting on Monday, March 6, 2017 in Tallahassee, conducted its annual Statewide Public Hearing and statutorily mandated review of the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Tentative Work Program for fiscal years 2017/18 through 2021/22. The commission reviewed and agreed the work program complies with applicable federal and state laws and policies. FDOT’S Tentative Work […]