Community Scene

Community Scene: Tourism Star Awards

The Paradise Coast Tourism Star Awards at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, hosted by Jack Wert, Executive Director of the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau, recognized excellence in the local tourism industry.

Community Scene: Woman’s Club

The Marco Island Woman’s Club recently held a luncheon at La Tavola Restaurant.

Community Scene: Just Friends

Just Friends, a social club for past members of Newcomer’s Club, recently held its monthly meeting. Members with a September birthday received a rose.  

Community Scene: Calusa Garden Club 

Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island members met for lunch at Joey D’s, shared their summer adventures and talked informally of upcoming club events.

Community Scene: Texas Open Pickleball Championship

The competition was fierce at the Inaugural Texas Open Pickleball Championship, where 320 players from 28 states battled it out. For the story and more photos visit

Community Scene: MIA Golf Team

The Marco Island Academy Golf Team practices at Hammock Bay Country Club for an upcoming match.

Community Scene: Celebrating Herb Savage

At Emerald Beach a gathering of friends celebrated Herb Savage, his longstanding friendships and accomplishments. In attendance with Emily and Herb Savage: Gary Bourassa, Roma Brodak, Susan Ediss, Lisa and Mike Hogan, Marian Nicolay, and Lee Pershing.

Community Scene: BurgerFi Hosts ENMA

The East Naples Merchants Association’s monthly business networking event was hosted by BurgerFi, and attended by 50 members who enjoyed delicious burgers while meeting other business owners.

Community Scene: Realtors Lunch & Learn

Marketplace Home Mortgage’s Cheryl Stokes and Marc Creach partnered with Fred Kramer, Esq. to discuss the financing contingency clause with Marco Island realtors, at the Hilton’s newly remodeled meeting room.

Community Scene: Lisa Lang, RN

Many know Lisa Lang as the friend RN for 28 years, “I love changing people’s lives, one patient at a time. If I can help make them a better person, that is meaningful.” In 2007, Lisa decided she had an obligation as a nurse to be a healthy role model. As a result, she began her weight loss journey. Eleven […]

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