Fitting In: Back-to-School Shoes and Supplies

August 13-17 is Guadalupe Center’s 20th annual shoe and school supply drive for the children of Immokalee. Who doesn’t remember those stressful thoughts on the first day of school: “Will my best friend be in my class? Will I like my teachers (and will my teachers like me)?” For many of us fortunate enough to live or vacation on Marco, […]

“i Gives Back” Provided Much Needed Supplies for Our Local Humane Society

IBERIABANK (www.iberiabank.com), a 125-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, concluded a county-wide pet supply collection at the end of June with carts full of cat litter, canned food, dog toys, leashes, cleaning supplies and much more. The Naples Humane Society was the recipient of the company’s “i Gives Back” community outreach program. Associates and clients generously donated much needed pet supplies, and […]

TIF 2012 Charity Classic Celebration date announced

The Immokalee Foundation 2012 Charity Classic Celebration dinner and auction will take place Friday, Nov. 16 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. The theme of this year’s event encourages guests to follow the “Pathways to Success” and better understand the foundation’s mission to provide educational opportunities that make aspirations come true for the youth of Immokalee. The event will provide an opportunity […]

After school ASPIRE Program at the Greater Marco Family YMCA

Help your children stay active with the gift of ASPIRE (After school Program for Inspiration, Recreation, and Education). Components of the after school program includes; Homework Assistance, Recreation- Health Enhancement Programs, Arts and Humanities programs and Nutritional Snacks.  The Greater Marco Family YMCA stresses its Core Values of Respect, Responsibility, Honesty and Caring in the ASPIRE Program. The after school […]

KEEWAYDIN CLEAN-UP

The community is invited to join the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Marine Bureau and the Collier County Marine Alliance for a pair of great days at the beach during the fourth annual Keewaydin Cleanup. Crews will head out to the island to collect and remove trash on Saturday, Aug. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 8. Participants will enjoy this pristine stretch […]

ALICE STRONG JOINS KELLER WILLIAMS GOLF TO GULF TEAM

Alice Zaimes Strong, well known martial arts instructor and Realtor has joined The Golf to Gulf Team at Keller Williams Realty. The team was organized just one year ago and is quite unique in real estate because the team members are selected on the basis of specialization in specific geographic areas as well as past experience which better services the […]

Do you like sailing?

The members of the Sailing Association of Marco Island (SAMI) sure do, but in the summer months the heat is strong and the breezes are weak. That doesn’t keep good friends from getting together and enjoying their boats and a little socializing. On June 21 the monthly meeting was catered by Porky’s at the Isles of Capri Community Center and the […]

SALE E PEPE EARNS PRESTIGIOUS WINE SPECTATOR RESTAURANT AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF ITS TOP-QUALITY WINE LIST

Sale e Pepe, an elegant yet resort casual restaurant located at the Marco Beach Ocean Resort overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, has received the 2012 Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine. The restaurant is one of just 878 restaurants across 50 states to receive this award in recognition of its top quality wine list. Sale e Pepe […]