Bargain Basket Manager Part of Leadership Marco


Samantha “Sam” Kopren is the final member of the Leadership Marco class of 2017 to be profiled. Leadership Marco is a Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce program that provides current and potential community leaders with exposure to the community’s essence. The four-month long program began in July and will see the 14-member class immerse itself in Marco’s history, infrastructure, […]

Tasty Treats Delivered to Your Door


Cauane Sanzera has always loved to bake. It’s a passion she shared with her three daughters when they were pre-schoolers, baking with them to keep them entertained when restlessness set in. She later began providing her eye-catching, tasty treats for teachers and staff at Tommie Barfield Elementary School, starting when her son, Benjamin, now 13, was a student there. Today, […]

A ‘Super’ Eclipse for Marco Resident


Suzanne Stone, long time Marco resident and owner of Island Rolfer, made sure she was on the path of totality for the solar eclipse on August 21st. She traveled to Metropolis, Illinois, a small town with a population of approximately 6,000 people, which included a super celebrity – Superman. For over a year, the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce has been […]

Marco Lightning

MIA Runners

Happy Hour for Hope

Art on Marco

MIA Volleyball

Eclipse Cat

Songwriters’ Curtain Drops, But Encore Planned


The 13-week Florida Songwriters’ Showcase has concluded with two fantastic shows to wrap things up. On August 22, the showcase had its biggest crowd, a SRO audience that watched as JRobert’s lineup of all-women artists took the stage. Cindy Hackney was the headliner on ladies night at the Marco Players Theatre—but she had lots of help. In all, eight ladies […]