Sunday , November 25, 2018!
 
"News, Happenings & Opportunities"    
"Enjoy Our Paradise"
BILL'S STUFF!!
                      DID YOU MISS ME!!!!
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE 10 YEAR HISTORY OF EYEONMARCO, I MISSED MY FRIDAY BROADCAST DEADLINE.  I am hanging out in a hospital (nothing serious), should be on the streets again Monday! 


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QUOTE OF THE WEEK: 
"The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
       --- Mark Twain
 
FOOD FOR THOUGHT:   
"God's definition of what matters is pretty straightforward. He measures our lives by how we love."   
- Francis Chan


DILBERT:  Link.
CITY STUFF!!!
             YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS STUFF UP!!!!
1. "Council Reverses Stance on Former Chairperson Grifoni!"  Link.
  AND The new Democratic Congress is going to UN-IMPEACHED Clinton!!!

2. "Marco Citizens Remain Upset About Councilor's Website."  Link.
Gotta wonder why this "crack investigative reporter" won't ask Honig ON CAMERA, if he authored anything on the website.  Might help for deposition!
   LTE: City Council Theatre: Link.   LTE: Affront to Councilor Roman. Link.
The CHICANERY going on with this council is unbelievable.  
I think I will move the "City Stuff" Block below the cartoons!
DON'T MISS OPPORTUNITIES!!
DON'T MISS OPPORTUNITIES!!       Let's Pass Our Blessings On!!!
1. TOY DRIVE-CHRISTMAS ISLAND STYLE.  Dedicated to Hurricane Michael's First Responders. Collection of "unwrapped toys" at all Christmas Island Style Events (see Link for list). OR drop off anytime to Marco Fire Rescue or MI Chamfer. Also, send checks to:  
Christmas Island Style  
PO Box 1216  
MI, Fl 34146.  

 

2. November 30, Friday, 12:30-5PM. MI CHRISTMAS TOUR, featuring four (4) homes decorated for the holidays. Christmas Bites & Beverages & Christmas Centerpieces raffled at each home. Deluxe Coach Transportation-only $75 pp. Limited tickets. Call (239) 207-9116, visit  Link.

3. FOOD PANTRY NEEDS OUR HELP! As the holidays approach and the need for food increases, The Family Church Our Daily Bread Food Pantry, is a remarkable service to those who are having difficult times and often the decision is between eating and a roof over their head.  More info:  Link.
Bill's note: If more convenient or you are off Island  and want to help this worthwhile cause, send a check to: Family Church Our Daily Bread Food Pantry 1450 Winterberry Rd, Marco Island, FL 34145.

4. CROSSING FOR A CURE.  
Only a select group of people have paddled 80 miles of open ocean from the Bahamas to Florida and can claim the title of Crossing Crusader. It's all in the name of Epic Love for something much greater than themselves, to help families and patients in the cystic fibrosis community live healthier, happier, longer lives.  Register NOW!  Link.
IN MEMORY OF JOHN GOLEC!
IN MEMORY OF JOHN GOLEC! A MAN OF THE COMMUNITY.
John Sidney Golec, 62, of Marco Island, Florida, Doves formerly of Contoocook, New Hampshire, passed away at Avow Hospice in Naples, Florida on October 29, 2018 of extended heart issues.   Read Full Obituary: Link.
He worked for both the Marriott and Ritz Carlton resorts in Marco Island and Naples. John was an avid volunteer in the community with The Family Church, the Marco Players, Sunrise Service, etc.
Prayers for John's wife, Brenda (nee Komazec); his mother, Patricia; his three children, Jacob Alexander, Joseph Aaron and Jenna Angel.
A celebration of life and potluck will be held on December 2, 12 PM-2 PM at the Family Church Marco, 1450 Winterberry Drive.  RIP John
 IN MEMORY OF MARGOT KNAUERHASE!!
IN MEMORY OF MARGOT KNAUERHASE !!  ONE FINE LADY!
Margot and husband Gerry, moved to Marco Island in 1979.  Doves She had long worked beside her husband in his accounting practice, and in the mid-1980s she returned to school for formal accounting classes and eventually earned her real estate license. She sold her last property as a real estate agent when she was 80 years old.  
Margot was preceded in death by her husband, Gerold Knauerhase.    Read full obituary.  Link.

A memorial service, followed by the celebration of Margot's life, will take place on December 15, 2018 at 11 AM at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1101 North Collier Blvd Margot & Gerold were great Marcoites!   RIP Margot
 MARCO MOVIES--PLAYING NOW!!!
Marco Movies
 NEW:  RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET  also playing    FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD, also playing DR. SEUSS: THE GRINCH, & BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
Show times:  Link. Tickets:  Link.


       FOOD, BEER, WINE, POPCORN, STEAKS AND LOTS MORE!!!!!  
      THUNDER STORMS, COLD, RAIN ----COME EARLY-BEST SEATS! 

NEW: OPERATING HOURS:    MATINEE'S ARE BACK !!
HURRICANE, RED TIDE & 10 DAY WEATHER FORECAST!!!
 
HURRICANE, RED TIDE & 10 DAY WEATHER FORECAST!!!
   1. NO TROPICAL STORMS OR HURRICANES ON RADAR!

2. NO 
RED TIDE: WATER CLEAR, NO DEAD FISH, NO RESPIRATORY
IRRITATION.  Info updated twice (2) a day!!  Visit: VISITBEACHES.ORG  Link.

3. 7  DAY WEATHER FORECAST.     MARCO TIDE CHART:  Link.
 
KEEP SMILING--LAUGH MORE!--ENJOY!
KEEP SMILING--LAUGH M
ORE!!     TA
KES ALL KINDS
                                         
FLY YOUR FLAG EVERY DAY!!
           FLY YOUR FLAG EVERY DAY!!
Buy American made Flags. Dave Gardner,   239-289-5862.  New #
The War Veterans of Marco Island (previously VFW meet at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Omaha Bank building.
           FOR FLAGS: Dave changed his number, call: 239-289-5862. 
HONOR OUR HEROES--NEVER FORGET!!
                      GOD BLESS OUR GREAT COUNTRY!!!
Flag "We live in the land of the free because of the brave!"   Powmia
              Pray for our military and their families!!
                             ALL GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL!
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SGT. LEANDRO JASSO  was killed in Afghanistan this week on his third deployment while conducting combat operations in the Khash Rod District of Nimruz Province in southwestern Afghanistan.   
Pray for Sgt.  Jasso and his family.    RIP Hero!
LOCAL HEADLINES:
BREAKING NEWS:   Marco Island eases parking restrictions over the holiday season.  Link.
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1. $60 million later: Renovated Marco Hilton reopens -overnight stays. Link.
2. Jury duty scam making rounds in Collier County.  Link.
3. You can charge your electric vehicle at Gorman's Auto.  Link.
4. For the Love of Marco's Owls.  Link.
5. Collier County offers 2 options for ambulance coverage on Marco.  Link.
WORLD HEADLINES!!!
1. USPS increases stamps price to record-high 55 cents.  Link.
2. What to know about E. coli after romaine lettuce-related outbreak. Link.
3. Ship that sank 90 years ago found with 1927 classic car on board. Link.
  What's a few barnacles among friends!  Pretty cool!
4. CDC Issues New Vaccine Guidelines for Adults. Link.
5. Secret Service cracks down on credit card skimming at gas pumps. Link.
GARAGE, YARD, ESTATE SALES!
Garage Sale Gif
          NO PUBLISHED GARAGE SALES!

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NOVEMBER HAPPENINGS & OPPORTUNITIES!!
RECURRING EVENTS:

1.  
CITY OF MI TOP TEN THINGS TO KNOW FOR NOVEMBER.   
Link.    

2.  
November thru Febuary 1.  "enGULFed" presented by MI Historical Museum. Mr. Robert Eder and 
his talented art class at the MI Ac
ademy inspire and foster appreciation of the Gulf of Mexico.  Opening reception is October 11  from 5-6PM with refreshments.    Flyer.
   
3. MONDAY'S   thru April 2019. 
 
BINGO AT JCMI  
    
Doors open at 5:30, Bonanza posted at 6PM. First game starts at 7PM. FREE Kosher Hot Dog Supper with pickles, relish, sauerkraut, chips & baked goods. Coffee. 3 FREE Bonanzas.   Print coupon & present at door!      Flyer.

4.  MONDAY'S, 9AM-12PM.    CHESS CLUB.   Casual chess.  FREE. Open to all players. Marco Lutheran
 
Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd.  Everyone's welcome.   Call Wade Keller 239-389-2525.

5. TUESDAY'S 6:30-8:30PM.  ENGLISH CLASSES  FREE! 
Fellowship Hall at Marco Presbyterian Church until December 18, 2018.   
Open enrollment - can begin classes on any Tuesday.  
Childcare available upon request - call church office (239-394-8186) to request the week before.

6. WEDNESDAY'S . 7:30-1:30. November thru Apr. FARMERS MARKET.   (Thru April)
 
7.  THURSDAY'S thru April 2019--THURSDAYS!   BINGO- KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS  San Marco Council
 #6344 will host a 
Bingo Night Fundraiser in the San Marco Parish Center, doors opening at 5:30 pm and Bingo starts at 7:00 pm.  Every Thursday from October 18, 2018 to November 15, 2018 and resumes on January 3, 2019.  Open to the public and everyone is invited.  Come join us for an evening of fun and games and celebrate the 41th anniversary of K of C Bingo.  For more information,  
contact 239-389-5633 or visit our website at  www.marcoknights.com.    Flyer.

8. AMERICA'S BOATING CLUB-MARCO ISLAND (previously MARCO ISLAND SAIL & POWERCLUB) invites ALL to Join members of the Marco Island Sail and
 Power Squadron, Americas Boating Club, at the Captain's Meeting (social hour), at CJ's on the Bay, 5:00 p.m. on the  4th Wednesday of each month.  No need to own a boat or be a Captain; just an interest in boating and enjoying the beautiful waters of Marco Island. Please introduce yourself to a member wearing a name tag and allow us to welcome you.  For more information: email  JustUs8032@yahoo.com or call (239) 393-0150,  
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CALENDAR EVENTS!

1. November 30, Friday, 12:30-5PM. MI CHRISTMAS TOUR, featuring four (4) homes decorated for the holidays. Christmas Bites & Beverages & Christmas Centerpieces raffled at each home. Deluxe Coach Transportation-only $75 pp. Limited tickets. Call (239) 207-9116, visit   Link.

2. November 30, Friday, 5:30 PM.   BOOTS & BLUES fundraiser for MI Charter Middle School. Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort. Silent auction, Dinner, Dancing, featuring the Ben Allen Band. Link.
DECEMBER'S HAPPENINGS & OPPORTUNITIES!!
RECURRING EVENTS:

1. CITY OF MI TOP TEN THINGS TO KNOW FOR DECEMBER
 (coming soon)


2. November thru February 1. . "enGULFed" presented by MI Historical Museum. Mr. Robert Eder  
and his talented art class at the MI Academy inspire and foster appreciation of the Gulf of Mexico.  Opening reception is October 11  from 5-6PM with refreshments. Flyer. 
Extended by popular demand!
   
3. MONDAY'S  thru April 2019.       BINGO AT JCMI  
 
Doors open at 5:30, Bonanza posted at 6PM. First game starts at 7PM. FREE Kosher Hot Dog Supper with pickles, relish, sauerkraut, chips & baked goods. Coffee.  3 FREE Bonanzas.   Print coupon & present at door!      Flyer. 

4. MONDAY'S, 9AM-12PM.   CHESS CLUB.
  Casual chess.  FREE. Open to all players. Marco Lutheran
   
Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd.  Everyone's welcome.   Call Wade Keller 239-389-2525.

5. TUESDAY'S 6:30-8:30PM.  ENGLISH CLASSES  FREE!   Fellowship Hall at Marco Presbyterian Church until December 18, 2018.    Open enrollment - FREE  can begin classes on any Tuesday.  
   Childcare available upon request - call church office (239-394-8186) to request the week before.

6. WEDNESDAY'S. 7:30-1:30. November thru Apr. FARMERS MARKET.   (Thru April)

7. THURSDAY'S thru April 2019!  BINGO- KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS  San Marco Council   #6344 will host
  a Bingo Night Fundraiser in the San Marco Parish Center, doors opening at 5:30 pm and Bingo starts at 7:00 pm.  Every Thursday from October 18, 2018 to November 15, 2018 and resumes on January 3, 2019.  Open to the public and everyone is invited.  Come join us for an evening of fun and games and celebrate the 41th anniversary of K of C Bingo.  For more information,   contact 239-389-5633 or visit our website at www.marcoknights.com.   Flyer.

8. AMERICA'S BOATING CLUB-MARCO ISLAND invites ALL to Join members   at the Captain's Meeting (social hour), at CJ's on the Bay, 5:00 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of each month.  No need to own a boat or be a Captain; just an interest in boating and enjoying the beautiful waters of Marco Island. Please introduce yourself to a member wearing a name tag and allow us to welcome you.  For more information: email JustUs8032@yahoo.com or call (239) 393-0150,   
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS!!
1. December 1, Saturday, 11AM=4PM.  HOLIDAY ARTS FESTIVAL at Wesley United Church, 320 S. Barfield Dr.   Professional Artists, Free event & free lunch.  Flyer.

2. December 4, Tuesday, 11:30AM. MIHS HOLIDAY LUNCH & ANNUAL MEETING. Bistro Soleil only $40. Reservations required RSVP to Susan Pernini @ (239) 389-6447. Flyer.

3. December 5, Wednesday,10AM. PARTNER IN COMMAND sponsored by America's Boating Club-Marco Island. Only $70 per couple. Flyer.

4. December 8, Saturday, 6-8PM.  CHRISTMAS ISLAND STYLE BOAT PARADE. See parade route. Flyer.

5. December 20, Thursday, 11AM.   
LUNCH WITH FRIENDS, hosted by Family Church on Marco.   All the 
youngsters over 60 are invited!   Flyer   Join the Marco YMCA and Our Daily Bread Food Pantry for a free lunch the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Family Church on Winterberry.   Each monthly event includes a time for networking, lunch, a program, and door prizes.  We also offer rides to and from. Contact Nancy Kot if you can join us 706-566-8532.

MAXINE KNOWS BEST!!
  

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