Causes & Clubs

DWC of Marco Meets Council Candidates

The October meeting of the Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) of Marco opened with a City Council Candidate forum at the Mackle Park Community Center. Former Marco Island City Councilor, Larry Sacher acted as moderator and introduced the candidates: Erik Brechnitz, Jim Richards, Victor Rios, Jerry Swiacki, and Sam Young. Each candidate spoke for five minutes about his platform and qualifications. […]

Newcomers Celebrate Halloween With Fun, Frivolity & Friendship

Five years ago, I was announced as a new member of Newcomers of Marco Island and experienced my very first Newcomers Halloween Luncheon, where I was in awe of the club’s sense of whimsy and camaraderie. This month, I was sad to experience my last one. You see, to be a member of Newcomers of Marco Island, one must be […]

Chief Schettino Briefs Woman’s Club

The Marco Island Woman’s Club (MIWC) held their first meeting of the season at the Marco Island Yacht Club (MIYC). The ladies enjoyed a champagne toast, compliments of Chef Bob, toasting their return to the Yacht Club for season. Woman’s Club President, Christine Koppel, welcomed the ladies and opened the meeting before lunch was served. As the ladies enjoyed their […]

Gearing for Next Cystic Fibrosis Marathon Paddle

Athlete Josh Ferris to show documentary at Movie in the Park

Dedicated dads all want the best in life for their daughters. But if there’s a heart-wrenching challenge along the way – such as faces 11-year-old Piper Suit – that daddy dedication becomes extra special. At age 4, Piper was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a disease that causes mucus build-up in the lungs, pancreas and other organs, and invariably leads to […]

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 […]

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