Causes & Clubs

The Shelter for Abused Women and Children Addresses DWCM


The Democratic Women of Marco Island heard from the Shelter for Abused Women and Children and learned about the problem of domestic violence.

Avow 2019 Charity Adventure at Ngala


Avow held a fundraiser at Ngala Wildlife Preserve where guests got up close to nature, dined on a safari feast, and raised funds for Avow.

Marco Island Woman’s Club Takes a Break to Have Fun


After Marco Island Woman’s Club (MIWC) hosted their first 2019 fundraiser, the successful 19th annual fashion show in January, members and supporters took a well-deserved break to relax and just have fun at their annual Cards & Games Party at the Marco Island Yacht Club. The event, organized by Sue Ellen Welch and Karen Maxfield, was attended by fifty women. […]

ACS Relay For Life at Mackle Park

What is Your Definition of Relay?

What does the word “relay” mean to you? The dictionary defines relay as “the act of passing something along from one person or group to another, as in passing a baton in a race” or “an electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on a current in another.” These are both valid definitions, but […]

Kiwanis To Hold Texas Hold’em Tournament


Kiwanis Club of Marco Island is pleased to announce its First Annual Texas Hold-em Poker Tournament to be held on March 9, 2019 at Rose History Auditorium, located at the Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 South Heathwood Drive, beginning at 5 PM. Get ready to have an evening of fun, fellowship, and poker at our First Annual Texas Hold-em Tournament! Seating capacity is […]

Newcomers Celebrate Love and Longevity


Newcomers packed the Hideaway Beach Club Banquet Hall recently for their monthly luncheon. President Donna Dubey opened expressing, “Love is in the air and that includes girlfriend love. Our luncheons and activities are filled with fun, friends, and laughter. You can just feel the love that comes from friends just being friends.” The ladies welcomed fifteen prospective and eight new […]

Sandlins Attend Rotary Million Dollar Dinner


The Sandlins attended the “by invitation only” Rotary Foundation Million Dollar Dinner presented by Rotary District 6960 with special guest Keynote Speaker Barry Rassin, Rotary International President 2018-19.  Linda Sandlin is the President Nominee for the Rotary Club of Marco Island Noon-time, serving as President in 2020-21, her 20th anniversary as a Rotarian. Rassin, who has been a Rotarian since 1980, has received […]

Parade of Sea Life Memories


Remember finding that spectacular sea shell on the beaches of Marco Island? How about that “flying” sea slug? Come to the March 7th Marco Island Shell Club Seminar to see and hear our members share personable and memorable stories about their finds on the beaches near and far. The photo featured is of a Shell Club member who was very excited […]

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). […]


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