The Big Parade

The Wearin’ of the Green started a tad early on Marco Island. On March 11, six days before St. Patrick receives his annual tribute, Islanders had a treat…the big parade! No corned beef and cabbage, but two marching bands, colorful floats and prominent Marco citizen, Dick Shanahan, as Grand Marshal. His wife, Debra, looked regal as she waved to the […]

Neither Rain nor Wind can deter St. Baldrick’s Event

As the annual St. Baldrick’s head shavings were about to commence, the sky darkened and the rain came down. Quickly moving indoors, the shaving of 19 heads for a cause was no less enthusiastic. Over the past 5 years, Mike Assaf has led this worthwhile fundraiser for children with cancer. In total, the event has raised in excess of $50,000 […]