Art League appoints new Executive Director

The Art League, Marco Island Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that D Michaels has been selected as its new Executive Director. With a background in Shakespearean theater and English literature, Michaels brings with her a wealth of experience in all facets of the arts. Among her successes are the Downtown Denver Arts Festival which she started in […]

Let’s Keep Our Beach Beautiful!

The Beach Advisory Committee~Publix Monthly Beach Clean Up is regularly the third Sunday of each month. This month, October, the Hilton Resort is the sponsoring business. Due to the “Octoberfest” event this weekend and Publix’s involvement at that event, the date of the Monthly Clean Up has been changed from this Sunday, October 17th to the fourth Sunday, October 24th. […]

Big Prize Winner!

Nancy Short of Naples was the Big Prize and Hot Ball winner at Monday night’s Bingo game at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island. She is being congratulated by Miriam Slavich, Bernie Seidman and Paul Kurztman, members of the Bingo committee. Bingo is being played every Monday night. Supper is served without charge. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Everybody is […]

Blue Chip Award

The 16th Annual Southwest Florida Blue Chip Community Business Award, coordinated and sponsored by BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company, recognizes small businesses that have overcome adversity to achieve success. The luncheon ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 4 at Harborside Event Center, located at 1375 Monroe Street in Fort Myers. Registration begins at 11 a.m. The program starts at 11:30 […]

City of Marco Island Farmers’ Market

The City of Marco Island Farmers’ Market will be starting up another great year of produce, crafts, and delicacies this season. Beginning Wednesday, November 3rd and open through April 13th from 7:30am – 2:00pm. The market will be located at Veterans’ Community Park (corner of Park Avenue and Elkcam Circle). Some of our market vendors this year include: JC’s Daily […]

Movie in the Park Fall Series

Marco Island Parks and Recreation will be hosting a monthly Movie in the Park during the months of October, November, and December for the fall season. Our special feature showing for October is the movie Alice in Wonderland. The movie will start 15 – 20 minutes after sunset (6:48pm) Friday, October 29th on the Mackle Park soccer field. While enjoying […]

New Hours For Marco Museum

At this time the MIHS is planning for the museum to be open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM each day. Currently on display is a temporary exhibit on Florida Indians that includes many articles uncovered in Old Marco several years ago. The cowboy exhibit has been downsized to a traveling exhibit and is housed […]

Sample ballots mailed

On Friday, October 1, the Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office began mailing sample ballots for the November 2 General Election. A sample ballot was mailed to each registered voter who has not requested an absentee/mail ballot. For most Collier County voters, the ballot for the 2010 General Election will be three pages in length. Registered voters in the City […]

Don’t Just Take Our Word for It

by Susan Ackerson For those who are ready and able to make homeownership a commitment, there are great benefits, both social and financial, of owning a home. In all the recent debate about the value of homeownership in America today, the National Association of Realtors® advocates responsible, sustainable homeownership. Research has consistently shown the importance of the housing sector on […]

Time To Clean Your Closets, Garages And Storage Rooms!

The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island will hold a Nearly New Sale on Sunday, January 2, 2011, at the Synagogue, located at 991 Winterberry Drive, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Co-Chairpersons, Phllis Borr, Sue Baum and Shirley Posner, announced that they are seeking donations. The Committee said: “This is the perfect opportunity to clear the clutter from your houses and garages and at […]