SW FL/ COLLIER County (Marco Island) I'm offering FREE
NARCAN & 2 hour class @ Moose Lodge-Aug 17-11AM & 2PM-
RSVP @ 9548594696
Tuesday is Matinee Day at the Marco Island Library (210 S. Heathwood Drive) Free family-fun; all movies are rated G or PG.
Stolen Vessel Warning!!
Boater owners can reduce the risk of theft by the following methods include:
· Move the boat lift’s electrical power shut-off inside your house.
· Secure the boat to the lift.
· Secure the lift to the dock.
· Install an alarm system on your dock.
· Install a GPS enable alarm system on your boat.
· Installing covert fuel cut-off or ignition / battery switches.
· Exterior lighting that shines on your vessel and dock.
· Remove the keys from your boat when on the lift.
· Removing all valuables to include GPS, Radar, and Radios.
· Report all and any suspicios activity.
Who was Barron Collier?
Read about the amazing man who bought over 1 million acres of South Florida land and had a county named after him.
Besides completing the Tamiami Trail across the swamp and developing Everglades City, he also owned a group of resort hotels which attracted the rich and famous to Useppa, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Boca Grande, Lakeland, Bradenton, Punta Gorda, Sarasota, and to the most renown one, the Everglades Rod & Gun Club. But that’s not all -- he operated a telephone service, published newspapers, and provided transportation on ships and buses.
And, he was a big player during the Roaring Twenties in New York City where he hobnobbed with important people and reduced traffic accidents with his “Aunty J. Walker” campaign. He had grown up in Memphis and made his fortune in streetcar advertising which he used to promote charitable causes such as the Boy Scouts.
A new book EVERGLADES ENTREPRENEUR by local historian Marya Repko summarizes it all in her flowing prose illustrated by a plethora of old photos. To order online, see www.ecity-publishing.com or for more information, call the author at (239) 695-2905.