Community

For the Love of Cats Community Bag Program at Winn Dixie


For the Love of Cats, a non-profit committed to saving the lives of cats and kittens in our community, has been selected as a beneficiary of the Community Bag Program from February 20th through March 31st at the local Winn Dixie store on Marco Island. The Community Bag Program, which launched in January 2019, is a reusable bag program that […]

Commissioner Donna Fiala To Hold Town Hall Gathering


Collier County Commissioner Donna Fiala, District 1, invites Collier County residents to attend her first Town Hall Gathering of 2019 at 6 PM, Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Rose History Auditorium at the Marco Island Historical Society, 180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island. “I encourage everyone interested in programs, events and facilities provided by Collier County government to attend this […]

‘Godspell’ Returns to Marco Lutheran Church


Marco Lutheran Church has been in the play production business for 25 years! The first musical performed in the now Great Room Theatre, was “Godspell,” way back in 1994. The collaborative project with actors from all over the Naples and Marco community established a long running series of theatrical offerings for our island residents. Broadway favorites like “Man of La Mancha,” […]

Fertilizer Ordinance Facts


Marco Island Lions Club Fundraising Season Begins

Pancake Breakfast This Saturday

Whether hosting free vision tests for thousands of Collier County adults and children, providing daily living, mobility or Braille training for the blind, or testing for diabetes, members of the Marco Island Lions Club have put together a professional medical team that puts our island community first. For over 25 years, the Marco Island Lions Club has raised funds to […]

Frederick Douglass’ Passion for Liberty – Why It Matters!


February is Black History Month and February 2019 marks the 201st anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass. Although the exact year and date of Douglass’ birth are unknown, later in life he chose to celebrate it as February 14, 1818. Despite receiving no formal education, Douglass wrote and published several autobiographies describing his experiences as a slave, including his […]

Girl Up Club: Empowering Self & Others


Girl Up is an international organization created by the United Nations (UN) to fortify and empower women and girls, especially in third world countries, by advocating for their rights. These liberations include the right to be educated, healthy, safe from violence, leaders and advocates for their own environment, and documented. They execute these goals worldwide by campaigning for policy changes, […]

The Quest for Tribal Superiority – Marco Style


The teams of intrepid souls boarded boats and traveled one hour away before rendezvousing to determine which would emerge victorious in a five-challenge contest that tested their members’ physically and mentally. At stake wasn’t some monetary reward, but rather bragging rights among the contestants in just another of the fun excursions for members of the Marco Bay Yacht Club (MBYC). […]

Sunrise Rotary Seeks Nominations for Unsung Hero Award


The Sunrise Rotary Club of Marco Island is seeking nominations for its quarterly “Unsung Hero” program. The Unsung Hero has gone above and beyond the call of duty. He or she will be a special person who has done extra special things for the Marco Island community without receiving pay or expecting praise or recognition. The Club’s Board of Directors […]

Marco Island Real Estate Report, Year End 2018

Inventory up 8% from Last Year

The inventory of homes, lots and condos for sale on Marco Island totaled one-thousand twenty-five (1,025), up 8% from a year ago. A total of sixty-five (65) properties sold in December, which decreased 23% from December last year. Total dollar volume sold was $50.2 million, down 7% from December last year. One-hundred-fifty-seven (157) new listings came on the market in […]


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