Treasures in the Trunk

Photos by Steve Stefanides The recent Treasures in the Trunk, hosted by the San Marco Columbiettes, drew a crowd of bargain hunting shoppers to the parking lot of San Marco Catholic Church on Marco Island.

Champions For Learning Announces Teachers of Distinction


Champions For Learning is proud to announce the Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program’s 2017-2018 Teachers of Distinction. This year, Hurricane Irma provided an opportunity for each school to bring forward a teacher and best practice to highlight on behalf of their school. From this group of Teachers of Distinction, Champions For Learning’s community-based selection committee will identify five teachers to […]

Presentation on Benefits of Artificial Reefs


On Monday, November 13th at 1:15 PM at Wesley United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, James Timmerman will address Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island about the benefits of installing artificial reefs sold by Ocean Habitats, Inc. under Marco Islanders’ personal docks. Mr. Timmerman, a former 12-year member of Marco Island Waterways Committee, is associated with Ocean Habitats, Inc., a 501(c) […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank You to All Veterans

Special Message from Congressman Francis Rooney

It is an honor to be given an opportunity to say thank you to the veterans and active duty service members that protect and defend our great nation. Veterans Day is dedicated to American veterans of all wars. In 1918, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice was declared between the Allied nations […]

Breakfast and Birds Presentation Drew Enthusiastic Participation

Armed with binoculars and an interest in shorebirds, 40 participants enjoyed the “Breakfast and Birds” presentation at Tigertail Beach on November 4, sponsored by the Friends of Tigertail. The enthusiastic group first learned about the “magnificent migrators”, avian species that travel long distances to spend the winter on area beaches. Tips on bird identification were reviewed by the two knowledgeable […]