Marco Presbyterian Church’s Music for the Soul Concert Series Continues with the Blackwood Brothers Quartet

The third of Marco Presbyterian Church’s free Music for the Soul Concert Series will feature the Blackwood Brothers Quartet 7 p.m., Friday, March 2. Members of the Blackwood family have been singing gospel music for over 75 years. This is the seventh year for Marco Presbyterian Church’s concert series. Upcoming concerts in the “Music for the Soul” series are: March […]

Marco Island Center for the Arts Presents Tour Artists’ Studios in Marco Island ·Isles of Capri ·Naples

March 23rd • 11am-4pm Participating Artists: Artist Colony at the Esplanade Diane Reed Eiler ·Edythe Newbourne ·Inez Hudson ·Marco Island Center for the Arts ·Malenda Trick ·Pat Perotti ·Phyllis Pransky ·William Ward Moseley Cost: $20 RESERVATION DEADLINE: March 19th Support the Arts and Register Today! 394-4221


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012 10:00 A.M. A brief, ground-breaking ceremony is scheduled for the Marco Island Executive Airport Taxiway Project on Friday, February 24 at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Marco Island Executive Airport, 2005 Mainsail Drive. The public is invited to attend. One or more members of the Board of County Commissioners may be in attendance. District 1 Commissioner […]

The 11th Annual Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Local Charities

Sunday, February 26th In partnership with the Island Country Club’s Charitable Foundation and the Island Parks and Recreation Foundation 2012  Student Golfers Barron Collier Stephanie Carlozzi Brighton Summers Michael Stuckert Madison Hotchkiss Antonio Sorhegui Chris Garbo Gulf Coast   William Shisler, Jr Cheyenne Hemberger Alex Sapp Anastasia Talalenko Elizabeth Manley Lely Lucas Avila Brandon Black Samantha Camposano Michael Mitchusson Tom Zelenik Naples […]

“MAKOplasty®: Why It Is Superior To All Other Technology

Frederick Buechel, Jr., M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon   Tuesday, February 28, 2012 6:30-7:30 p.m. 605 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island   Join IBERIABANK and Physicians Regional Healthcare System for an early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee and hip. Dr. Buechel will speak about MAKOplasty® joint resurfacing, an innovative new treatment option that is exclusively available at Physicians Regional. Dr. Buechel specializes in robotic knee […]

Research: Improving Life with Parkinson’s

KENT STATE PROFESSOR’S PIONEERING RESEARCH TO HELP IMPROVE LIFE FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE Dr. Angela Ridgel, an assistant professor of exercise science/physiology at Kent State University, is leading two new research projects to help individuals with Parkinson’s disease improve cognitive and motor function. Ridgel has been studying Parkinson’s disease for five years, and the two new research projects are bringing […]

Special Olympics Collier County

Special Olympics Collier County took a delegation of Twenty One Special Olympics athletes to the 2012 South Western State Basketball Competition in Tampa Bay, FL on February 10th and 11th  to compete against athletes from around the State.  Our athletes gave their all to their competition with the following results.   Team Skills of Naples                                    Gold Medal                  Team Members: Tony Denson, Fernando […]

stay-n-play everglades ride

february 26, 2012 brought to you by Snook Publications Dragonfly Expeditions – Everglades Area Tours – Shamrock Bank the vibe: cycling, nature, local kitsch everglades city is a wild-west cowboy town in the swamp — renegade, independent, adventurous – with great seafood and stories to tell. lots of other stuff to do (on your own) before/after the bicycle ride: kayak, […]

Travel Back in Time

The Collier County Museum will host  its signature event, Old Florida Festival, at its expansive five-acre main museum property, March 10-11, 2012. The annual family-style adventure into Florida’s rich and colorful past has received several updates with new and exciting exhibits, bringing together some of the State’s finest historical re-enactors, craft workers, and performers to recreate ten centuries of life in Southwest […]


ACCEPTING CATEGORY “A” GRANT APPLICATIONS COLLIER COUNTY, FLORIDA The Coastal Advisory Committee is currently accepting Category “A” grant applications for fiscal year 2012-2013. The application is located on the following Web page and is due by the close of business Friday, March 30, 2012.  Applications can be mailed to the Coastal Zone Management office, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 103, Naples, FL  34112. For more […]