Charity for Change: ‘Student hero’ recognized by Costco at Fourth Annual Heroes Night
Published 10/13/2011 at 2:27 p.m.
Students in kindergarten through fifth grade who participate in Charity for Change’s School “Giver” Program learn to think of charitable giving as a way of living.
Many ‘wet and wonderful’ ways to enjoy National Estuaries Day
Published 09/22/2011 at 3:28 p.m.
Get a “fish eye” view of Rookery Bay through on-the-water experiences during National Estuaries Day on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve celebrates this environmentally-focused event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to help people learn ...
New school joins Charity for Change’s School ‘Giver’ program
Published 09/15/2011 at 4:57 p.m.
Charity for Change kicked off the school year with a new school participating in the School “Giver” Program — Royal Palm Academy. “We are honored to welcome the students of Royal Palm Academy into the School ‘Giver’ Program,” said Karen ...
Charity for Change: Teaching the next generation of philanthropists, volunteers and community leaders
Published 08/02/2011 at 12:44 p.m.
More than 3,000 local schoolchildren have raised almost $45,000 for 72 local charities during the past three years as part of the Charity for Change School “Giver” Program. This new monthly column will highlight their work with local elementary schools ...
Shark, coyote and sea turtle experts present lectures at Rookery Bay
Published 07/12/2011 at 11:12 a.m.
What was it like to be the first person to say, “I think I’ll swim with sharks…without a cage to protect me?” Find out when scuba pioneer Stan Waterman presents “In The World Of Sharks” as part of the Summer ...
History flies to Marco: Take a tour of WWII planes at ‘Wings of Freedom’
Published 01/26/2011 at 9:36 a.m.
Tour three World War II planes — and even take a ride, if you dare — at the Marco Island Executive Airport this weekend. The national Collings Foundation flies the planes around the United States for “living history” events that ...
Festival artist’s work is no fish tale
Published 01/14/2011 at 12:08 p.m.
Artist Bonnie Warecki knows how to “reel in” visitors to art shows. She displays and sells her captivating and colorful “Gyotaku” fish prints — rubbings made from fish she literally reels in from the ocean.
World Oceans Day: Discover what lies beneath the surface
Published 06/07/2010 at 11:05 a.m.
Turquoise blue water lapping against sandy white beaches. Giant waves crashing against sea walls. Large chunks of ice floating in the Arctic. However you see it or define it, the ocean is all around us. And today, in honor of ...
High tea: Spend an afternoon with Princess Diana’s personal chef
Published 04/23/2010 at 2:20 p.m.
What is it like to dine like a princess or a queen? You can find out on Sunday, May 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. when the von Liebig Art Center presents a Royal Afternoon Tea Party at the Ritz-Carlton, ...