Friday, September 25, 2020

A Taste Of Marco: A Delicious Event!


 

 

The Espalanade was the place to be last Sunday for A Taste of Marco, an annual event of mouthwatering desires. Although

 

 

weather predictions included the threat of thunderstorms, the day proved to be a bright and sunny one, as the crowd enjoyed
Clockwise from upper left: Sami’s Pizza DJ Steve Reynolds Michelbob’s Volunteers Mary Ann Cassidy and Susie Walsh Volunteers Dennis and Joan Pidherny Photos By Maureen Chodaba

Clockwise from upper left: Sami’s Pizza DJ Steve Reynolds Michelbob’s Volunteers Mary Ann Cassidy and Susie Walsh Volunteers Dennis and Joan Pidherny Photos By Maureen Chodaba

this fundraiser for the Greater Marco Family YMCA. The non-profit organization offers services and initiatives for youth, opportunities for families to
 

 

have fun together and activities to ensure a healthy lifestyle.

A 50-50 raffle and live entertainment added to the festivities as the

Wild Jimmy’s Beef Jerky, a new entry this year.

Wild Jimmy’s Beef Jerky, a new entry this year.

crowd rocked to the sounds of event emcee DJ Steve Reynolds, Marco Kircher, sponsored by the Marco Island Civitan Club and
 

 

the Greg Miller Band, sponsored by Siegel Dental.

Local restaurants offered delicious samplings of their food, including Kretch’s famous seafood strudel,

 

 

the SpeakEasy’s tasty meatballs, and Kane’s enticing noodle bowl. The friendly competition featured awards in several categories, with volunteer judges from
CJ’s on the Bay

CJ’s on the Bay

the Family Church and a people’s choice award chosen by the attendees themselves.

The winners were: Best Bite – Michelbob’s, Most Creative

Photos By Maureen Chodaba

Photos By Maureen Chodaba

– Kane Tiki Bar, Overall Best Decorated – Mango’s, Best Overall – Sami’s Pizza and Grill, Judge’s Choice – Wild Jimmy’s
The Greg Miller Band

The Greg Miller Band

Beef Jerky (a new entrant this year) and the People’s Choice – The SpeakEasy.

A good time was had by all! There

Clockwise from above: Sami’s Pizza DJ Steve Reynolds Michelbob’s Volunteers Dennis and Joan Pidherny Volunteers Mary Ann Cassidy and Susie Walsh

Clockwise from above: Sami’s Pizza DJ Steve Reynolds Michelbob’s Volunteers Dennis and Joan Pidherny Volunteers Mary Ann Cassidy and Susie Walsh

was no need to worry about the extra calories. You can work it all off at the Greater Marco Family YMCA, 101 Sand Hill St. Stop by or give them a call at 239-394-9622.

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