Kiwanis Club of Marco Island members enjoyed a wonderful speaker program arranged by member Dr. Kathleen Reynolds.
On March 11, Sara Wolfe, President of Calusa Garden Club, formed in 1982, gave an interesting talk about the organizations many programs, including the Calusa Park Butterfly Garden.
On March 18, Becky Irwin, a licensed real estate broker, Master Naturalist, member of Marco Island Beautification Committee and Marco Island City Councilor, spoke about projects she has been instrumental in creating, such as the artistic wraps on utility boxes and the beginning of a food forest in Winterberry Park.
On March 25, Cindy Love, CEO of the YMCA of South Collier along with her assistant, Kristin Millet, gave an interesting talk about programs that are offered by the YMCA.
On April 8, Hyla Crane, Executive Officer of Marco Island Center for the Arts, spoke about the art centers many programs and how they have managed to survive and adapt programs in the midst of the pandemic.
On April 22, Chris Byrne, Fire Chief of Marco Island since August 2020, and an officer with 37 years of experience in Fire Rescue/EMS and Emergency Management gave us an update on the new fire station that will be built soon on Marco Island.
On April 29, Tracy Frazzano, Chief of Police on Marco Island gave an update of the working of the police department and talked about the new Automated License Plate Readers system.
Kiwanis Club will hold socials during the summer months and will resume our regular weekly breakfast meetings in the fall. If you would like to become a part of this organization and help the children, contact our President, Lucky Lang @ email@example.com.