Causes & Clubs

Jerry Adams Chili Cook-off | This Year’s Chefs Announced


The Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation has announced the names of the talented chefs participating in this year’s Jerry Adams Chili Cook-off. The chefs, who hail from all walks of life, will compete for the People’s Choice Award and an Overall Best Chili Award (determined by a panel of culinary professionals). On Saturday, October 20th from 12-4 PM the cook-off […]

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Keller Williams Realty Becky Irwin Whether she is helping clients find their dream home or training real estate agents how to build their confidence and business, Becky Irwin is driven to make a positive change in people’s lives. Irwin is a Broker Associate with Keller Williams Realty in Marco Island and a Marco Island Spe-cialist with the Marco Island Area […]

Last Happy Hour Before Packaging Event


The Marco Island Meals of Hope’s last Happy Hour for Hope of 2018 will take place on Monday, October 22 from 5-7 PM at The SpeakEasy, 1106 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. The SpeakEasy will offer drinks at reduced prices and hors d’oeuvres. Bill “Captain Happy Hope” Morris stated, “The SpeakEasy’s new owners are extremely supportive. We know we will […]

Help Paint Bowls for Souper Bowl 2019


Can you spare a few hours on a Saturday to pitch in for a good cause? If so, head to Mackle Park and help paint bowls for Souper Bowl 2019. The public is invited on Saturday mornings, October 13 and 20, to paint bowls from 8:30-10:30 AM at Mackle Park. Join in for some creative fun and show off (or […]

Chili Cook Off Returns


Get ready to enjoy some prize-winning chili when the Jerry Adams Chili Cook-off returns to CJ’s on the Bay on Saturday, October 20th from 12-4 PM. For the sixth year, the Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation is hosting this event in memory of the late Jerry Adams, a 23-year veteran Marco Island firefighter who lost his battle with cancer in […]

Marco Police Foundation Hosts Dick Shanahan Memorial Golf Tournament


The Marco Police Foundation will host its annual Dick Shanahan Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The four-player scramble event begins with registration at 7:30 AM and a shotgun start at 8:30 AM. Golfers will gather after the competition for lunch and prizes around 1 PM. This year’s tournament takes place on the newly redesigned golf course at […]

DAR to Greet Next Honor Flight


The next Collier-Lee County Honor Flight will take place on Saturday, September 29th. The return flight will land at approximately 8:45 PM at the Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers. More than 1,000 family members, local service members, local law enforcement and community well-wishers are expected at the RSW Welcome Home ceremony. Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), […]

Democratic Women’s Club of Marco

The Democratic Women’s Club of Marco (DWCM) recently met at the new community center at Mackle Park. Energy was high as the November midterm election approaches. Since its formation in January 2016, this enthusiastic group has continued to thrive. Members continue to support Democratic candidates on the November ballot, including DWCM founding member Sara McFadden. McFadden has gained state and […]

Meals of Hope Happy Hour at Joey D’s


On Tuesday, September 25 from 5 to 7 PM, Marco Island Meals of Hope will hold a “Happy Hour for Hope” at Joey D’s Italian Restaurant and Bar, 701 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island. Joey D’s has already become an institution on Marco, with some of the area’s best Italian specialties, such as pasta, pizza and more. “We had a […]

American Cancer Society Imagination Ball 

Phoenix Roofing Presents ‘A Magical Night to Finish the Fight’ 

There will be magic in the air the evening of February 1, 2019 in the new Banyan Ballroom at the JW Marriott Marco Island as Phoenix Roofing presents the 2019 American Cancer Society Imagination Ball, “A Magical Night to Finish the Fight.” This gala fundraiser, chaired by Debra Shanahan for the seventh consecutive year, will feature fine food, music, both […]


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