Historical Society Salutes Marco Island History With New Book

Proceeds to help support Hurricane Irma recovery efforts

The Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS) is pleased to announce the release of “Marco Island,” a pictorial chronicle of Marco Island’s fascinating history by MIHS Curator of Collections Austin J. Bell. “Marco Island” is the newest addition to the popular Images of America series by Arcadia Publishing. A book signing reception will be held at the Marco Island Historical Museum […]

Young Artists Academy UPDATE

Extended Application Date & Revised Class Schedule for Free Art Classes for Qualified Middle and High School Students at Marco Island Center for the Arts

Marco Island Center for the Arts has extended the application date for qualified students to apply to the popular Young Artists Academy. This prominent program offers free art classes for middle and high school students who are talented and are interested in creating art. To be eligible for the program, a student must be in grades 6 – 12. Also, […]

Civil Air Patrol Relocation

Marco and Naples Squadron facilities operations are being conducted out of Punta Gorda

Most of Civil Air Patrol’s aircraft in its Florida Wing were recently relocated from Tallahassee to Punta Gorda and Orlando to be better positioned for Hurricane Irma relief missions. The Cessna aircraft had been relocated to Tallahassee to prevent damage to them during the Category 5 storm. CAP moved the planes as soon as viable bases were established to best respond […]