Photos by GLENN WALTON

  • Meals of Hope t-shirt being worn by an attendee during the Meals of Hope ëAfternoon Delightí fundraiser at Mangoís Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade Monday afternoon.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • Neil ëCapt. Hopeí Snyder hands Dick Shanahan a drink ticket during the Meals of Hope ëAfternoon Delightí fundraiser at Mangoís Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade Monday afternoon.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • Attendees enjoyed the Meals of Hope ëAfternoon Delightí fundraiser at Mangoís Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade Monday afternoon.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • Lee and Kathy pose for a picture during the Meals of Hope ëAfternoon Delightí fundraiser at Mangoís Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade Monday afternoon.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • Betsy Zinner, Marilyn Farlow, and Sharon Cook pose for a picture during the Meals of Hope ëAfternoon Delightí fundraiser at Mangoís Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade Monday afternoon.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • Dave Gardner, David G. Music, provided entertainment during the Meals of Hope ëAfternoon Delightí fundraiser at Mangoís Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade Monday afternoon.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • Erik Condee and Steve ëStefî Stefanides make their sushi selections from Luis Morales, Sushi Chef, during the Meals of Hope ëAfternoon Delightí fundraiser at Mangoís Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade Monday afternoon.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • Barbara Prigge shows Lee Cataldi a ticket for the 50/50 drawing that will take place during the Meals of Hope food packing event November 17, 2012 at the Marco Island Charter Middle School between 9:00 am and 11:00 am.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • Rebecca Snyder and Lorraine Corva welcomed guest to the Meals of Hope ëAfternoon Delightí fundraiser at Mangoís Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade Monday afternoon.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • The Meals of Hope banner welcomed attendees during the Meals of Hope ëAfternoon Delightí fundraiser at Mangoís Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade Monday afternoon.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • Uschi Seyler, right, purchases a 50/50 ticket from Barbara Prigge during the Meals of Hope ëAfternoon Delightí fundraiser at Mangoís Dockside Bistro at The Esplanade Monday afternoon.  Glenn Walton/Eagle Correspondent
  • Annie (Sierra Rose) sings “You Won’t Be An Orphan For Long” during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Annie (Sierra Rose) expresses her desire to find her parents to Grace Farrell (Makena Henell) while Warbucks (Jose Martinez) looks on during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Lily St. Regis (Blair Seidman), Rooster Hannigan (Wesley Lancaster) and Miss Hannigan (Danielle Pransky) at the conclusion of their performance of “Easy Street” during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Warbucks (Jose Martinez) presents Annie (Sierra Rose) with a new locket during the performance of Annie.  However, Annie did not want to replace her old locket, because it was given to her by her parents.
  • Miss Hannigan (Danielle Pransky), Rooster Hannigan (Wesley Lancaster) and Lily St. Regis (Blair Seidman) perform “Easy Street” during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Annie (Sierra Rose) performs “I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here” during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Warbucks (Jose Martinez), Annie (Sierra Rose), and Grace Farrell (Makena Henell) sing “N.Y.C” during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Annie (Sierra Rose) is overwhelmed as she makes the transition from the orphanage to the Warbucks’ Mansion during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Lt. Ward (Santi Ospina) brings Annie (Sierra Rose) back to the orphanage and the attention of Miss Hannigan (Danielle Pransky) during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Miss Hannigan (Danielle Pransky) performs “Little Girls” during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Annie (Sierra Rose) and Sandy – the dog (Steven Schneider) perform “Tomorrow” during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Annie (Sierra Rose) and Sandy – the dog (Steven Schneider) perform “Tomorrow” during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • The orphans perform “Hard Knock Life” during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Annie (Sierra Rose) receives an apple from an Apple Seller (Maya Roux) during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Annie (Sierra Rose) sings “Maybe” as she tucks the orphans in for the night during the Marco Island Charter Middle School’s ‘Allstarz’ performance of Annie Thursday night.
  • Fourth grade students from Tommie Barfield Elementary School take pictures of a dolphin that was playing in the wake of the Marco Island Princess during the “Nature & History Cruise”.
  • Fourth grade students from Tommie Barfield Elementary School watch a pod of dolphins from the forward portion of the Marco Island Princess Friday morning during the “Nature & History Cruise”.
  • Brian Laurent, 10, watches a pod of dolphins during the “Nature & History Cruise” aboard the Marco Island Princess Friday morning.
  • Fourth grade students from Tommie Barfield Elementary School watch a pod of dolphins from the aft portion of the Marco Island Princess Friday morning during the “Nature & History Cruise”.
  • The second floor forward viewing area was a popular place to watch wildlife during the “Nature & History Cruise” aboard the Marco Island Princess Friday morning.
  • A juvenile Osprey practices flying, to build up flight muscles, in a nest during the “Nature & History Cruise” aboard the Marco Island Princess Friday morning.
  • Sam Rafferty, 10, and Justin Pham, 9, work together to take a picture of an Osprey during the “Nature & History Cruise” aboard the Marco Island Princess Friday morning.
  • Conner McClain, 10, and Christine Farhat watch a juvenile Osprey in a nest during the “Nature & History Cruise” aboard the Marco Island Princess Friday morning.
  • Jordan Vann shares a laugh with a friend during the “Nature & History Cruise” aboard the Marco Island Princess Friday morning.
  • Jacob Schneller, 10, poses for a picture in the forward area of the Marco Island Princess Friday morning during the “Nature & History Cruise”.
  • Susan Faremouth, 9, who is in Mrs. Pam Baldwin’s class, composes her notes about the “Nature & History Cruise” aboard the Marco Island Princess Friday morning.  The notes from the students in Mrs. Baldwin’s class will be used for a presentation to air on The Morning Show at Tommie Barfield Elementary School.
  • Daniel Nguyen, 10, Luis Aguilera, 10, and Rubi Olalde, 10, enjoy the sights and companionship during the “Nature & History Cruise” aboard the Marco Island Princess Friday morning.
  • Luis Roblero, 11, points to a dolphin while Matthew English, 9, looks on during the “Nature & History Cruise” aboard the Marco Island Princess Friday morning.
  • Over 80 fourth grade students from Tommie Barfield Elementary School, teachers and parent chaperons pose for a picture before boarding the Marco Island Princess for a “Nature & History Cruise” Friday morning.  When all cruisers were counted, over 110 people enjoyed the cruise.
  • A scene from the Marco Players production of 'The Fourth Wall.' From left:  Lisa Lang, as 'Peggy,' Randall Jones as 'Floyd,' Karen Anglin as 'Julia' and Joseph Lang, as 'Roger.'
  • Charles, wearing his 136th Kentucky Derby hat and Marina Priestap watch the pre-race festivities during the “Talk Derby to Me” fundraising event held at Guy Harvey’s Island Grill Saturday evening.  The Priestap’s just moved to Marco Island about a week ago from Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Krystal Birmele, left, thanks Kathy Scheetz after receiving a Larry Scheetz Memorial Scholarship.  The scholarships are given in memory of Kathy’s late husband Larry to students perusing education in the medical field.
  • Kathy Callahan with her horse’s placard during the “Talk Derby to Me” fundraising event.  Callahan was the lucky horse owner who pick Paddy O’Prado placard.  Three of Paddy O’Prado’s owners have homes in the Naples and Marco areas.  The horse was also a sentimental favorite during the event and came in third place.
  • Mike and Dorothy Wilkins and Doris and Eddie Webb pose with their horse’s placard during the “Talk Derby to Me” fundraising event held at Guy Harvey’s Island Grill Saturday evening.
  • Craig and Bronwyn Jones, Audrey Darling and Tom Tapscott pose with their horse’s placard during the “Talk Derby to Me” fundraising event held at Guy Harvey’s Island Grill Saturday evening.
  • Jim Watt holds a placard with what he hopped would be the winning horse during the “Talk Derby to Me” fundraising event held at Guy Harvey’s Island Grill Saturday evening.
  • Guy Harvey’s Island Grill was packed with derby enthusiast during the “Talk Derby to Me” fundraising event held at Guy Harvey’s Island Grill Saturday evening.
  • Michele Sanchez, Upon A Star Foundation President and Rosa Scola, Upon A Star Foundation Past-President during the “Talk Derby to Me” fundraising event held at Guy Harvey’s Island Grill Saturday evening.
  • Kim Polley, Patty Poling, and Heidi Moss in their best derby dress during the “Talk Derby to Me” fundraising event held at Guy Harvey’s Island Grill Saturday evening.

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