Chief Schettino Briefs Woman’s Club


The Marco Island Woman’s Club (MIWC) held their first meeting of the season at the Marco Island Yacht Club (MIYC). The ladies enjoyed a champagne toast, compliments of Chef Bob, toasting their return to the Yacht Club for season. Woman’s Club President, Christine Koppel, welcomed the ladies and opened the meeting before lunch was served. As the ladies enjoyed their […]

Gearing for Next Cystic Fibrosis Marathon Paddle

Athlete Josh Ferris to show documentary at Movie in the Park

Dedicated dads all want the best in life for their daughters. But if there’s a heart-wrenching challenge along the way – such as faces 11-year-old Piper Suit – that daddy dedication becomes extra special. At age 4, Piper was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a disease that causes mucus build-up in the lungs, pancreas and other organs, and invariably leads to […]

Tickets Available for Dolphins vs. Jets in Miami


The Marco Men’s Club has available tickets to the Sunday, November 4th Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets football game at SunLife Stadium in Miami. You don’t have to be a Marco Men’s Club member to attend. It is a good way to find out more about the club and meet its members. The cost is $100 per person, which […]

Marco Island Reef Clean-Up Planned


Divers, boaters, and marine environmental enthusiasts are needed to help with an organized clean-up of debris and trash on our local reefs and wrecks on Saturday, October 20th from 8 AM to 2 PM. Sorting, disposal, pictures and refreshments to follow at the Snook Inn. Objective: To eradicate reefs of plastics and trash focusing on ghost cast nets, fishing, nylon […]

Modern Marco Exhibit to be Named for Herb & Emily Savage


On October 24th at 4 PM in Rose History Auditorium, the Marco Island Historical Society will host a very special event to celebrate the naming of the Marco Island Historical Museum’s Modern Marco Exhibit for beloved Marco Islanders Herb and Emily Savage. Herb and Emily are at the heart of our island’s history. It is fitting that the exhibit that […]

Garden Club Learns About Bromelaids, Iceland Flora


The Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island recently held its first meeting of the season. President Sandy Wallen presided over the business meeting, and Membership Chairperson Jackie Purvis welcomed new members and guests. Donna Kay, Master Gardener, presented a horticulture workshop on bromeliads with assistance from Barbara Messner and Sue Oldershaw. Members enjoyed seeing the wide variety of bromeliads and […]

Engle Ribbon Cutting


Engle Dentistry has opened their new, modern and state-of-the-art Marco Island facility located at 1845 San Marco Road. The recent grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony, complete with Dom Perignon, was catered by Wynn’s Market. Guests had an opportunity to tour the new office and surgical center, and enjoyed the live music, raffle prizes and giveaways. To learn more, visit www.engledentistry.com […]

Meet the Marco Island City Council Candidates


On Election Day, November 6, 2018, Marco Islanders will choose among five candidates to fill three seats on the Marco Island City Council. To bring our readers fair and unbiased information about the city council candidates, Coastal Breeze News asked each candidate to answer the same 10 questions. Their responses have been printed verbatim. For more information on the General […]

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Treasures in the Trunk Returns


On Saturday, November 10, 2018, the San Marco Columbiettes will host a Treasures in the Trunk Sale Fundraiser in the parking lot of the San Marco Parish Center from 8 AM – 12 PM. Don’t miss this opportunity to sell your new, used or antique treasures from the trunk of your vehicle. Vendors must be set up by 7:30 AM. […]