Community Scene

Everglades Seafood Festival

This year’s Everglades Seafood Festival was a great success for guests of all ages, who enjoyed great food, fun rides and entertainment, and more.

EC Gators Basketball

Congratulations to the Everglades City Gators Basketball Teams for their winning performances at the 2019 Paradise Coast Athletic Conference Championship.

Community Scene | Lions Club

Bruce Weinstein, formerly with Marco Island Water Department, was the featured speaker at the January Lions Club meeting.  

Community Scene | Just Friends

At the Just Friends’ January luncheon, members enjoyed a presentation by Charlette Roman on Tigertail Beach animal life.

Community Scene | Celebration Service for Herb Savage

At the Sunday service, the Lutheran church celebrated Herb Savage’s 100th birthday with 100 biodegradable balloons tied to the railings of the bridge named in his honor. “God Bless America” was sung after Pastor Kevin sent one balloon up to Herb at his new home. 

Community Scene | Men’s Club

The Marco Men’s Club held their annual Christmas luncheon at Hideaway Beach Club, co-chaired by Steve Stefanides and Ray and Candy Seward.  

Community Scene | Kiwanis

Kiwanis had a busy month with a Christmas Sing-a-Long to benefit the Toys for Kids program, a gift exchange, the introduction of two new members, and the gift distribution to 700 students at Manatee Elementary School.

Community Scene | Italian American Society

Members of the Italian American Society of Marco Island helped Christmas Island Style volunteers with the tree trimming at Veterans Community Park.

Community Scene | MIA Carwash

Marco Island Academy high school students recently held a carwash fundraiser at Kretch’s.

Community Scene | Junonia Shell Found

Corey Lunn from Ankeny, Iowa found a junonia shell on Keewaydin Island. Corey had searched over 20 years for this shell, with multiple trips to Sanibel, Fort Myers and Naples.

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