Breakfast & Birds

By Linda Colombo The Friends of Tigertail Beach presented their twelfth Breakfast & Birds for the community on Saturday, January 28th. Over sixty attendees arrived to share donuts and hear information about the birds they could be spotting that morning. Vice President Susan Kubat and member Fran Huxley, who are also beach walkers for the Conservancy, gave their talk on […]

Glitz, Glamour & Giving Imagination Ball 2017

By Coastal Breeze News Staff  On Saturday, February 4 the JW Marriott Beach Pavilion will be the scene of the elegant “Glitz, Glamour & Giving,” Marco Island American Cancer Society’s 2017 Imagination Ball. NBC’s Stacey Deffenbaugh will act as emcee for the evening. Guests will enjoy fine dining, music by the Stacey Allison Band, dancing and a silent and live […]

Marco Islanders On The Road For Fun

By Steve “Stef” Stefanides Each day offers up a wide variety of activities and opportunities for islanders to take advantage of, whether they are here fulltime or just for the season. Some enjoy golf, while others enjoy tennis, or just a day at the beach.  Bocce ball, fishing, senior softball, and even pickleball are just some of the sports and […]

Kathein Jewelers’ Shop For a Cause Benefits ACS

By Maureen Chodaba The Kathein family loves life and loves Marco Island. Like so many of us, Annelie and Amir Kathein fell in love with the island from the moment they crossed the Jolley Bridge. The Katheins began their jewelry business in Fort Lauderdale over 30 years ago. Today, the Katheins are the proud owners of Kathein Jewelers (formerly called […]

Hideaway Hosts Courts and Course vs. Cancer

By Maureen Chodaba Today I heard the words “You have cancer.” How I wish I could hide away from this reality. ~ From the 1995 journal of a 38-year-old woman Here is a new reality: That 38-year-old woman is now almost 60 years old and spends her days living cancer-free on beautiful Marco Island. The American Cancer Society (ACS) has […]

City Advisory Boards Have New Members

By Steve “Stef” Stefanides There are a number of new members sitting on the city’s advisory boards beginning their responsibilities since being appointed on January 23 by the four newly-elected councilors. They assumed their roles February 1. The first reconfigure committee to meet will be the Beautification Committee, which will see Linda Columbo reappointed for another four year term by […]