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Souper Bowl Restaurant Round Up

It’s that time again! Get ready to join the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce for the 7th Annual Souper Bowl. On Saturday, February 2nd, head down to Mackle Park from 11 AM to 1 PM where you can purchase a hand painted, one-of-a-kind ceramic bowl and fill it with delicious soup samples from local restaurants. The proceeds from Souper Bowl […]

Christmas House Decorating Judging Dates Announced


Final preparations were completed by the committee at their annual Pot Luck Supper on November 16 hosted by Bob Boland and Lyn Bedell. Co-Chairs Jeanne and Dave Rice reviewed the details with the committee and report that all “systems are ready” for Marco Island to Light Up for the Holidays. A great Christmas event is in store for islanders and […]

Greeting The Season With The Christmas Home Tour


Recently, four motor coaches carried guests to four homes beautifully decorated for the holidays. The Marco Island Christmas Home Tour was a collaborative event for the Marco Island Nature Preserve & Bird Sanctuary (MINP) and the Calusa Garden Club (CGC) of Marco Island. Linda Turner’s Pineapple Cottage showcased her pineapple motif with traditional holiday reds and greens with lime green […]

Community Scene | Italian American Society

Members of the Italian American Society of Marco Island helped Christmas Island Style volunteers with the tree trimming at Veterans Community Park.

Community Scene | MIA Carwash

Marco Island Academy high school students recently held a carwash fundraiser at Kretch’s.

Community Scene | Junonia Shell Found

Corey Lunn from Ankeny, Iowa found a junonia shell on Keewaydin Island. Corey had searched over 20 years for this shell, with multiple trips to Sanibel, Fort Myers and Naples.

Community Scene | St. Matthew’s Thanksgiving

Realtor Bill Filbin organizes and takes side dishes to St. Matthews House, which feeds 1,000 people on Thanksgiving.  This year, 102 large food trays plus numerous pies were donated.

In Memory of  Chester Alan Hayes

Chester (Chet) Alan Hayes, 60, born in Ohio in 1958, passed away on November 5th. Chet worked in this area as a master plumber and lived in Naples. Chet was well known to be a very hard worker and to be willing to assist and help out anyone in need. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends, co-workers […]

Community Scene | Marco Cruise Club

Marco Cruise Club members enjoyed a luncheon at The Dock at Crayton Cove. 

Community Scene | Rhode Island Club

The Rhode Island Club held their first get-together of the season at the Marco Brewery, and a great time was had by all.


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