The Collier County Parks and Recreation Department will provide nutritionally balanced meals to all children regardless of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. All children 18 years old and younger, if open site, are eligible for meals at no charge, and there will be no discrimination in the course […]


Brand Releases First-Ever Ranked List in Special 15th Anniversary Issue From beach communities in California to cottage-lined streets in Cape Cod, seaside towns are the ultimate places to live in natural beauty and bliss. In a special 15th anniversary issue,Coastal Living releases its first-ever ranked list of the 15 “Happiest Seaside Towns,” an exclusive roundup naming some of the best places to live along the […]

Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk Joins The Shelter’s Board of Directors

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children welcomes Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk to the nonprofit domestic violence center’s Board of Directors. “Sheriff Rambosk’s commitment to ending domestic violence is exhibited through his work as Sheriff, his support of the Domestic Violence Task Force, his role in National Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities and the like,” explains Executive Director Linda Oberhaus. “Today, he solidifies […]


The Collier County Lodging & Tourism Alliance (CCLTA), a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing regional issues of mutual importance to the tourism industry and the local community, will host a tourism update breakfast on Wednesday, June 27th. The program will be held at Bellasera Hotel, 221 Ninth Street South. Registration and social begin at 8 a.m., with the program starting […]

Independence Day CELEBRATION! Everglades City, Florida

We’re getting excited down here about our annual Patriotic Parade and Family-Fun Festival to celebrate Independence Day … We hope everyone will join us! Celebrate Independence Day at a family-fun event in historic Everglades City on Saturday, June 30. This small friendly community will have a parade, arts & crafts sale, raffle, contest for best-dressed kiddies, music, and food. The event kicks […]

Second Chance Cell Dogs Still Looking For Forever Home

The next CCSO Second Chance Cell Dog class is preparing to graduate May 31

Babylon Vacation Bible School at Marco Presbyterian Church

Children age five to ten will deepen their love of God and His Word as they join Bible hero Daniel in Babylon at Marco Presbyterian Church’s “Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity” Vacation Bible School, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 18 to 21. Children will explore the exotic sights and smells in a Babylonian bazaar as they learn that they’re […]

Summer Programs for Families at Marco Presbyterian Church

Marco Presbyterian Church’s Children, Youth and Family Team will host an informal Coffee Chat, Sunday mornings during the 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday school hour in June, July and August. All interested adults are welcome. It will include: information for parents on what their children are learning; suggestions for follow-up and reinforcement of lessons; an informal, interactive climate to discuss […]

Co-Ed Softball 5-24-2012

Co-Ed Softball 5-24-2012 Rookies secured the number one seed heading into the playoff next week, with its victory over Kretch’s’ 9 to 3. Rookies was led by Marc Canady and Daphine Moss three hits , and by HR from Kevin Hennings and Casey Canady. Roe Tamagani , Eddie Kirst, Leo Rill and Sean Shea all added singles for the winners. […]

Hilton Naples and Greater Marco Family YMCA to be recognized as 2012 Commissioner of Education’s Business Recognition Award Recipients

Hilton Naples & Shula’s Steak House and the Greater Marco Family YMCA are being recognized as the 2012 Commissioner of Education’s Business Recognition Award (CBRA) for being an extraordinary and creative partner of education and supporter of student success in Collier County. Hilton Naples & Shula’s Steak House is a business partner that is strongly committed to education and providing […]