Causes & Clubs

Noontime Rotary Celebrates ‘An Evening of Inspiration’


The Marco Island Rotary Club Noontime hosted a very special evening of recognition on June 1, 2018 at the beautiful Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa as it installed the 2018-2019 Club Officers and Directors and awarded outstanding contributions by Club members. While enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres accompanied by the soft sounds of Billy Dean and Dawn, Club […]

Morris Law Firm Gifts Disney Trip


Law Offices of William G. Morris, P.A. has again offered the community it’s For The Family Program as a way of commemorating the firm’s founding in 1983. At the firm’s 30th anniversary, the firm’s principal, William G. Morris decided to offer a Disney trip to a needy family instead of a party to celebrate the firm’s success over those 30 […]

Singer/Songwriters Hold Fundraiser for Frank Thomas


Florida Singer/Songwriters from around the state assembled on Goodland recently at Margood Harbor Park to stage a fundraiser for Florida Artists Hall of Famer Frank Thomas, whose historic home in rural Polk County, Florida—affectionately dubbed “The Cracker Palace”—burned down recently. Fundraisers are being held throughout the state for the beloved Florida folk legend. “We’re all here to honor Frank Thomas,” […]

MIPD Officer Goes the Extra Mile

Crossing For A Cure

Travis Suit is on a mission to change the world. For the past three years, the 34-year-old has organized an epic paddleboard endurance event called Crossing for a Cure. Participants embark on a 75-mile journey across the ocean to bring awareness and raise money for people living with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that causes a buildup of mucus in […]

Newcomers Celebrate Personal Style & Fashion


The ladies of Newcomers expressed their personal style and creativity at their popular “Hat Day” luncheon at Hideaway Beach Club. Chief Mike Murphy of Marco Island Fire Department was the May guest speaker. Chief Murphy was aided with his presentation by Juan Cabezas and Hafid Oliver. The presentation gave insight into new and exciting plans in the works for the […]

MIA Students Give Presentation to Democratic Women’s Club


Over 40 women attended the May meeting of the Democratic Women’s Club of Marco Island (DWCM). DWCM was pleased that the Girls Learn International Group (GLI) of Marco Island Academy (MIA) returned to present again this month. Their goal? To be the change they wish to see in the world and to educate and empower young women. Four MIA students, […]

Calusa Garden Club at Work


On the last Saturday of each month the Calusa Garden Club (CGC) Butterfly Brigade meet in the morning at the Butterfly Garden in Calusa Park on Winterberry Road. They come ready to prune, weed and water the flowering shrubs, making sure the butterflies have plenty of flowers for nectar. Calusa Park is located on a one-half mile linear pathway on […]

A Race For Charity


Throughout Marco Island, people donned their best hats and gathered at their favorite spots to take a shot at picking the next Kentucky Derby winner. Keith and Jennifer Reeves, owners of the Sunset Grille at the Apollo Condominiums on South Collier Boulevard, closed the popular eatery to support the Optimist Club of Marco Island. The club, along with Reeves and […]

Marco Island Woman’s Club Awards Our Youth


Graduation season is quickly approaching, and local high school seniors are in the midst of finals and college preparations. As our young residents take those first steps toward their bright futures, they tackle a new challenge presented by the high cost of a college education. Recently, the Marco Island Woman’s Club (MIWC) awarded four qualified students scholarships to help defray […]

Happy Hour Supports Meals of Hope Mission


Marco Island Meals of Hope announced today its May “Happy Hour for Hope” will be Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Old Marco Pub and Restaurant from 5 PM to 7 PM. Old Marco Pub and Restaurant is located at 1105 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island. Susan and Tom Ackerson are graciously hosting this event and look forward to offering drinks […]


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