Noontime Rotary Donates to Meals of Hope


Marco Island’s Noontime Rotary Club donated $4,000 to Meals of Hope at its recent luncheon. Pat Rutledge presented local attorney Bill Morris with the check fulfilling the Club’s pledge in support of Meals of Hope. Noontime Rotary, Sunrise Rotary and Kiwanis started Marco Island Meals of Hope and the clubs have continued financial support for the operation since it began. […]

Join Hands Along the Water, This Sunday!


What if 5,000 or 10,000 of us linked hands one morning on the beaches from Coast to Coast? We’d be on every TV station in the country. Do you have 15 minutes to spare for our beaches and wildlife? Holding hands in solidarity to defend water and wildlife. #HandsAlongTheWater On Sunday August 12 at 10 AM we want you to join us […]

Letter to the Editor: A Medical Director to Serve Marco Island


It is pointless to name a medical director until the COPCN has been voter approved. It would be reckless to appoint a director until an advisory panel of medical and business experts has been established to thoroughly review and vet all applicants. The advisory panel would recommend an individual who has a proven successful background in emergency medicine and one […]

Newcomers Welcome New Members


On Wednesday, August 8th, the Newcomers met for their monthly luncheon at Hideaway Beach Club. The ladies welcomed three new members into the organization. Following a delicious lunch, special guest speaker Mike Alfonso of Driftwood Garden Center in Naples gave a demonstration on Southwest Florida flowers and plants. Following the informative presentation, the traditional sponsors’ prizes were awarded, making several […]

Letter to the Editor: VOTE YES For Marco EMS Strong!


The Referendum process has worked well when the majority voted our Island becoming a city (only one of three municipalities in the County) to provide our own administration separate from Collier County. A year later in 1998, voters made the logical step to approve the establishment of our police department separate from the County Sheriff.  Because the office of Sheriff […]