3 To Do: Happy Hour for Hope

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1. Monday: Happy Hour for Hope

Marco Island Meals of Hope’s July “Happy Hour for Hope” will be from 5 until 7 p.m., Monday, July 30, at Stonewalls, 551 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island.

Happy Hours for Hope are fundraisers for Marco Island’s Meals of Hope. The $20 admission fee helps the organization buy food for its packaging event in November.

A 50/50 drawing is always offered. Meals of Hope will also have a cumulative 50/50 drawing to build until the winner is selected at the packaging event on Nov. 17.

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Marco Meals of Hope is a joint effort of Kiwanis, Noontime Rotary and Sunrise Rotary Clubs. Information: 239-642-6020; www.mohmi.org. 

2. Naples Zoo: August is first responders appreciation month

In appreciation of the police, sheriffs, paramedics, firefighters, and TSA agents who help keep everyone safe, Naples Zoo is once again offering free admission to active and retired professional emergency workers.

Guests with first responder will receive $2 off admission. A workplace ID must be presented at admission.

The offer is good Aug. 1 through 31 at the Naples Zoo, 1590 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples. Information: Napleszoo.org.

3. All next week: Marco Presbyterian VBS

Taking reservations now. Marco Presbyterian Church’s vacation Bible school is 6 until 8 p.m., July 30 through Aug. 3. Dinner is served at 5:30.

Special guests: Sports World Ministries, retired NFL players Steve Grant (Indianapolis Colts & Tampa Bay Buccaneers) and Jimmy Bell (New York Giants, San Diego Chargers).

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Reservations at marcochurch.com, visiting the church at 875 W. Elkcam Circle, Marco Island or by contacting Dena Hatt, children’s director, at 239-394-8186 or dena@marcochurch.com.