ALL BOW TO THE KING OF SWFL FISH RUSH BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@floridaweekly.com ewi wi wi ewi ewi ewi ewi ew e ewi wi e ew w ewi e ewi e e e e lli lli lli lli lli li lli lli i li i i ams ams ams ams ams ams m m ams ams a @fl @fl @fl @fl @fl @fl @f @fl @ l ori ori ori ori ori ori ori o o o daw daw daw daw daw daw daw aw da a da da a eek eek eek eek eek eek eek eek eek eek k ek k k k e k k ly. ly. ly. ly. ly. y ly. ly. y y y y com com com com com om com com o om com com om c com c m m o The summer solstice doesnt happen for nearly another month, but spring is already melting into the rainy season. Sean McGarry called it on Kevin Verteschs boat when we went tarpon fishing off Sanibel Island on a hot, blustery Tuesday afternoon. Its summertime, he said. Other signs of seasonal change include the nesting of loggerhead turtles, the threat of hurricanes and the yearly migration of tarpon that come here for the (warm water) temperature, food and sex not too different than people, said Aaron Adams, a senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory and director of the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, which is studying tarpon Sitting under studio lights, Peter Busch looks down, looks up and smiles. Photographers tell him to think of high school. He thinks of college, looks down, looks up and smiles. Some shots he shows a little teeth, some shots no teeth, all the while demonstrating that he has done this before, this looking down, looking up, then smiling. Soon he will change his tie from cardinal red to apple green, look down, look up, and smile. And he will nail it that trustworthy yet charming news anchor smile, on that honest yet keen news anchor face the new face of NBC-2. Beyond his look, the station was attracted to Mr. Busch for his conversational writing and his storytelling style, a style earning him three consecutive Emmy Awards for compilations of his reporting. So while the studio lights suit him and the career man in him sits obliging, understanding the perfect headNBC-2 says farewell to Len Jennings, welcomes Peter Busch SILVER FLORIDA WEEKLY ILLUSTRATION Top sequence: Angler Rory Fink is assisted by Marty Scott as a tarpon is caught and released.VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY SEE TARPON, A8 SEE NBC-2, A12 BY ATHENA PONUSHISaponushis@ oridaweekly.com BUSCH JENNINGS Insurance checkProtecting your business is complicated these days. B1 www.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. IV, No. 33 FREE WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 OPINION A4 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 HEALTHY LIVING A20 PETS A26 NETWORKING B7-8 REAL ESTATE B9 OPEN HOUSE MAP B26 PUZZLES C10 FILM REVIEW C11 BOOK REVIEW C12 CLUB NOTES C15 CUISINE C30-31 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. Memorial Day eventsParalympic athlete will attend screenings of Wounded Warriors, and more goings-on. A10 Eugene OneginArtsNaples World Festival presents a night at the opera, and more Society events. C26-28 He saw it in the paperAustin Kleon culls poetry from newspaper pages. C1
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Cleveland Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33907 239.466.1800 1699 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island, FL 33957 239.472.7211 14812 Captiva Drive Captiva Island, FL 33924 239.395.0248 COMMENTARYThe case for American women rogerWILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com Lets start with what we know: There is no such thing as equality. You and I, for example, are never going to be equal. Theres a good chance that I am both uglier and more cheerful than you are, and you are both smarter and more practical than I am, although usually not at the same time (it depends on the challenges of the moment). Theres a 49 percent chance that I walk around with a third leg and a Y chromosome affecting my judgment, and you dont. Theres a 98 percent chance that I am older than everybody under 60, and an 8 percent chance that I am wiser than 75 percent of them. Confusing, I know. So what are we going to do about these brain-freezing inequalities, in a nation where all men are created equal? As your personal saddle burr and weekly columnist, I recommend this: We do what we always do at any Saturday night dance. We grin rakishly. We mutter, Oh, what the hell, and shrug stoically you keep your toes away from my big feet on the dance floor to avoid injury and possible hospitalization and we proceed to Enjoy with a capital E (but not for Equality). So were not equal, big deal. I couldnt care less. Lets dance. But not being equal and we are not is not the same thing as not having equal rights and opportunities. And we still do not. Suddenly, the deal gets a little bigger. And I do care. For six decades now, the same damn question has plagued my life: Whos the second-class citizen, and why? Who isnt sitting at my American table and getting results the same results I get when they say, Please pass the meat and potatoes? Please pass the peas and corn and the apple pie? Back in the Paleolithic when I was very young, it was the Coloreds (and various others, of course). They had no seat at the table, so I got the meat and potatoes and they finally got Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka (1954), outlawing schools separated by race. Then it was the Negroes (among others, including women). I got the peas and corn and they got the 1964 Civil Rights Act (99 years after the Civil War ended), outlawing discrimination in housing, in the workplace and everywhere else. Free at last? Can I sit down now and have some pie? Sorry, pal, not quite so fast. Not if youre black or a woman or both. So I got the apple pie and they got no Equal Rights Amendment (in the case of women). But somebody passed them Roe v. Wade and affirmative action, and they all got that a dessert course, if you will, that was more or less the equivalent of half-a-piece of the All American pie. Affirmative Action gave some individuals a leg up, and it ignored equal rights except as a distant goal, which we still havent reached. It used inequality to promote equality in the eyes of the law. But using the ends to justify the means is risky business. The right course, the better course, is this: Treat every single citizen as if he or she were you or me. Its the course of action each business owner, each voter, each military commander, each public servant or private entrepreneur or administrator or teacher must take beginning this week: Set an equal place at the table. Do it on the job. If youre a boss and you employ women who arent being paid as much as the men, change that now. You call yourself an American, dont you? Do it at home. Do it during the day and through the night, then get up and do it again. Im reminded of all this as women unite this week in cities and towns across the country to protest on Saturday, April 28 their continued treatment as lessthan-equal citizens in American society. This isnt a partisan issue. It isnt a contest between liberals and conservatives, or left and right, or Democrats and Republicans, although its frequently cast that way. It isnt even a contest between men and women but thats arguable, with good reasons on both sides. Instead, I see it as a contest between damned Yankees between the angel on one shoulder and the devil on the other. Or put another way, its a contest between what we do as Americans and what we should do as Americans. In the case of women, never have the oppressed been so comfortable. They can vote and some remain alive who were born when they couldnt, before 1920. They can work wherever they can qualify to do a job, like African Americans can now. And in spite of the continuing efforts of some self-righteous moralists who wish to regulate by law what women do, they can choose whether or not to get pregnant, and whether or not to have babies. But their comfort and freedom (relative to the past) in no way diminishes the injustice that continues to be done to women in American society. For example, women working today are paid about 80 percent as much as men. Theres no American excuse for that. That said, its also true that well-educated, urban working women do as well or better than their male counterparts. Those statistics represent realities that are inarguable and it doesnt matter whether youre a Republican, a Democrat, a member of the Green Party, a Christian, a Jew or a Muslim. What is also inarguable is that such a condition is wrong, by American standard principles. All men are created equal, including women and child-men, or children. The more passionately we embrace that notion, the more thoroughly we become Americans.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 richLOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONGay marriage is not inevitable amyGOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly Veterans say no to NATO Veterans of the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan are now challenging the occupation of Chicago. This week, NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is holding the largest meeting in its 63-year history there. Protests and rallies will confront the two-day summit, facing off against a massive armed police and military presence. The NATO gathering has been designated a National Special Security Event by the Department of Homeland Security, empowering the U.S. Secret Service to control much of central Chicago, and to employ unprecedented authority to suppress the publics First Amendment right to dissent. The focus of the summit will be Afghanistan. Operation Enduring Freedom, as the Afghanistan War was named by the Bush administration and continues to be called by the Obama administration, is officially a NATO operation. As the generals and government bureaucrats from around the world prepare to meet in Chicago, the number of NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan since 2001 topped 3,000. First Lt. Alejo R. Thompson of Yuma, Ariz., was killed on May 11 this year, at the age of 30. He joined the military in 2000, and served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Shortly after his death, The Associated Press reported that Thompson would be receiving the Purple Heart medal posthumously and is in line for a Bronze Star. On Wednesday, President Barack Obama awarded, also posthumously, the Medal of Honor to Leslie H. Sabo Jr., killed in action in Cambodia in 1970. While the president and the Pentagon are handing out posthumous medals, a number of veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan will be marching, in military formation, to McCormick Place in Chicago to hand their service medals back. Aaron Hughes left the University of Illinois in 2003 to join the military, and was deployed to Iraq and Kuwait. He served in the Illinois National Guard from 2000 to 2006. Since leaving active duty, Hughes has become a field organizer with the group Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW). He explained why he is returning his medals: Because every day in this country, 18 veterans are committing suicide. Seventeen percent of the individuals that are in combat in Afghanistan, my brothers and sisters, are on psychotropic medication. Twenty to 50 percent of the individuals that are getting deployed to Afghanistan are already diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, military sexual trauma or a traumatic brain injury. Currently one-third of the women in the military are sexually assaulted. IVAWs Operation Recovery seeks increased support for veterans, and to stop the redeployment of traumatized troops. Hughes elaborated: The only type of help that (veterans) can get is some type of medication like trazodone, Seroquel, Klonopin, medication thats practically paralyzing, medication that doesnt allow them to conduct themselves in any type of regular way. And thats the standard operating procedures. Those are the same medications that service members are getting redeployed with and conducting military operations on. Another veteran of the anti-war movement of the 1960s and now a law professor at Northwestern University, longtime Chicago activist Bernardine Dohrn, also will be in the streets. She calls NATO the militarized arm of the global 1 percent, and criticizes Chicago Mayor and former Obama White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel for misappropriating funds for the summit: Suddenly we dont have money here for community mental-health clinics. We dont have money for public libraries or for schools. We dont have money for public transportation. But somehow we have the millions of dollars necessary ... to hold this event right here in the city of Chicago. Occupy Chicago, part of the Occupy Wall Street movement, has been focused on the NATO protests. The unprecedented police mobilization, which will include, in addition to the Chicago police, at least the Secret Service, federal agents, and the Illinois National Guard, also may include extensive surveillance and infiltration. Documents obtained through Freedom of Information requests by the activist legal organization Partnership for Civil Justice indicate what the group calls a mass intelligence network including fusion centers, saturated with anti-terrorism funding, that mobilizes thousands of local and federal officers and agents to investigate and monitor the social-justice movement. PCJ says the documents clearly refute Department of Homeland Security claims that there was never a centralized, federal coordination of crackdowns on the Occupy Wall Street movement. Aaron Hughes and the other vets understand armed security, having provided it themselves in the past. He told me the message hell carry to the military and the police deployed across Chicago: Dont stand with the global 1 percent. Dont stand with these generals that continuously abuse their own service members and then talk about building democracy and promoting freedom. Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,000 stations in North America. She is the author of Breaking the Sound Barrier, recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best-seller.President Barack Obama insists that he didnt announce his support for gay marriage out of political considerations. Hes right. He did it out of self-regard. How it must have eaten away at him to be the first African-American president, yet not associate himself with what has been deemed the foremost civil-rights issue of the age. To be a progressive in favor of all things forward, but retrograde on marriage. To know that his stance was a transparent charade and see it treated as such by the lefty opinion makers he respects most. To watch his sloppy, unserious secondin-command get all the credit for moral courage by forthrightly endorsing gay marriage on Meet the Press while he clung to his artful dodge. As an act of personal catharsis, the presidents statement of support was in an appropriately first-person key: I, me and my. He had favored gay marriage back in 1996 when it was out on the fringe. He was one of the few people on the planet who flipped into opposition as gay marriage became more mainstream. For a while he invoked his faith in justifying his opposition, then he said he was evolving, which everyone understood to mean he would embrace gay marriage as soon as he wasnt running for re-election anymore. The presidents willingness finally to say what he believes increased the sense among gay-marriage supporters that final victory is inevitable. History with a capital H is on their side. The 21st century itself is practically synonymous with gay marriage. Although this smug confidence will envelope President Obama as he campaigns in such lucrative precincts as George Clooneys living room, it badly overstates gay marriages prospects. History is littered with the wreckage of causes pronounced inevitable by all right-thinking people. The failed Equal Rights Amendment looked inevitable when it passed Congress in 1972 and immediately 30 states ratified it. Opposition to abortion that was supposed to inevitably wither away is as robust as ever. The forces favoring gun control seemed unstoppably on the march when Congress passed the Brady Bill and the assault-weapons ban in the 1990s, but there are more protections for gun rights now than two decades ago. Gay marriages inevitability hasnt been evident to the voters in 31 states who have written into their constitutions that marriage is between a man and a woman. The latest is North Carolina, where 61 percent of voters embraced the traditional definition of marriage in a referendum. North Carolina isnt Mississippi. President Obama won North Carolina in 2008, and Democrats are holding their convention there. Nationwide, no referendum simply upholding traditional marriage has ever lost, and even in Maine, voters in 2009 reversed a gay-marriage law passed by the legislature. Theres no doubt that supporters of gay marriage have made progress, but they shouldnt congratulate themselves yet. Their cause is still subject to events, such as President Obamas fate this fall. If the presidents newly frank support for gay marriage costs him crucial swing states, his coming-out party will be seen inevitably as more a setback to the cause than a watershed. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. 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Keith has fond memories of growing up in Iowa, fishing and hunting with his dad and uncles (his father came from a family of 11 children; all six boys served in and survived World War II). My dad was in the Pacific in WWII and was injured in battle on Guadalcanal, Keith says, adding his father died at age 59. One big regret is he never talked about any of his combat experiences as an infantryman. All I really remember is he carried a flamethrower and doctors dug shrapnel out of his back on numerous occasions as I was growing up. Keith earned a bachelors degree in forestry and an MBA from the University of Montana. He worked for 27 years at IBM in several senior financial positions. In addition to heading up the GOOOH process, Keith has helped organize nonpartisan U.S. congressional candidate forums that have been well-attended and effective in helping citizens make informed decisions about the candidates. Although his work is largely behind the scenes, hes definitely making a difference on the Paradise Coast. Bob Harden is the producer and host of The Bob Harden Show, airing from 7-8 a.m. weekdays at www.bobharden.com. The show is archived for listeners convenience. bobHARDEN e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org PROFILES IN PARADISEUsing the power of one to boost accountability Talking points with Keith FlaughSomething your mother was always right about: Take responsibility for you actions, and do the best you can at whatever you try. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A forest ranger or a military person. I have a bachelors degree in forestry sciences from the University of Montana. I was an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate and received an army commission as 2nd lieutenant in 1969. I was in air defense artillery and ended up as a battery commander, serving in Europe from 1969-1972. I decided very early that military wasnt for me too regimented but the experience had a profound effect and was a major factor in IBM hiring me. Where else can a 24or 25-year-old get the experience of leading 100 men and millions of dollars in equipment? First job: Paper route. What would you be doing if you werent doing this? Id probably be gol ng and traveling more. I was happily retired for eight years until I reached the line in the sand with what was happening in our federal government. I got off the couch three years ago. Something youll never understand: Why people cant see that we are imploding nancially and morally as a country of people living at the public trough Many of us know in our gut that something is very wrong, yet we either give up or conclude that we are going to test Einsteins de nition of insanity one more time. It is the process that is broken. I am convinced that one person can make a difference. And most importantly, the power of one grows exponentially as we work together. Guilty pleasures: Traveling. Weve been to 72 countries and all seven continents. Red wine and cooking. Im a member of the Gourmet Stud Muf ns, a group of guys who do a couple of cooking events each month (I did not pick the name). Next vacation destination: In June, were crossing the Atlantic from Miami to Barcelona. Skill or talent you wish you had: I wish I could sing. What makes you laugh: Our pups (two Bichons) and good friends. Last book you read: Nulli cation by Thomas Woods. What are you most proud of? Our marriage of 44 years.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 migratory habits in partnership with the University of Miami. April through June is the height of tarpon season in Southwest Florida. The sport has drawn fishermen both famous and obscure ever since the first recorded catch of the magnificent silver fish in 1885 in Tarpon Bay, a habitat now part of Sanibels J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. People love fishing for the silver king so much that residents of Lee, Collier, Charlotte and Sarasota counties alone have a $108 million per year economic impact on the area roughly from Boca Grande to Fort Myers Beach. Thats according to a study the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust prepared for the Everglades Foundation in January 2011. Dr. Adams notes that the study did not include people who travel from outside the four-county area in pursuit of the gamefish. Youve got restaurants that are impacted, hotels, retail, marinas, boat shops a whole variety of residual economic impact from tarpon season, said Lew Hastings, executive director of the Boca Grande Chamber of Commerce and the 2012 Worlds Richest Tarpon Tournament, which was held last week. Having a tarpon on the line is like roping a bucking bronco. Its not exactly Jaws no harpooning necessary but it isnt really just fishing, either. The fish are known for the spectacle they create as they leap fully out of the water trying to shake the hook (they are successful more often than not). Their lunatic acrobatics include the moonwalk and bending into the shape of a crescent moon. They have what a football coach might call heart. As we motored out past the thick tangles of red mangroves lining an island canal on our way out into Tarpon Bay, Mr. Vertesch inquired about my own heart, asking me half jokingly if I had any type of cardiac condition Catching a 50or 60-pound tarpon is fun, he said, then added the caveat that at 150 pounds, Itll hurt you. Getting one in the boat is not fun; they can do serious damage, breaking equipment and bones. Mr. Vertesch and Mr. McGarry live on Sanibel and are expert fishermen, fishing buddies who each claim the other is the better angler. This time of year, they take an afternoon off whenever they can to hunt tarpon. Mr. Vertesch is an owner in a contracting business, Dan Hahn Custom Builders; Mr. McGarry, a former fishing guide and a boat captain for Captiva Cruises, grew up in Cape Coral and has been fishing so long he cant remember when he caught his first tarpon, but he thinks it was at about age 13. The two let me tag along with them for the special journalists rate of nothing as long as I spelled the names of their businesses correctly. Hiring a guide to take you out tarpon fishing can cost from $500 to more than $1,000 for a full day. Some have had luck catching them from shore. For bait, we needed to catch threadfin herring. Again and again, Mr. McGarry threw open a net that bloomed over the water near the Sanibel Causeway, but with little luck. The day grew hot and still. An airplane banked toward Fort Myers. Mr. Vertesch took a phone call. A brown pelican splashed down and stared at me with its beady eyes. My thoughts drifted, unanchored, out of the bright day and into a rainy evening the week before that I had decided was the beginning of summer. This, mostly, was fishing. Mr. McGarry finally brought up two good hauls of threadfins near Mile Marker 6. Then we keyed up the Mercury engine and headed out past the Lighthouse to a spot near Knapps Point where we began the lookout. I strained to see sunlight flash off a tarpons coat of hard, silvery scales when they jump or roll, breaking the surface to gulp oxygen through a primitive lung that supplements what they get through their gills. I saw something leap out of the water. It was a stingray. I thought I saw a silvery glint, but it might have been a whitecap. You dont have to have great eyes to see (a tarpon), you just have to kind of have trained eyes, Mr. Vertesch told me. He and Mr. McGarry taught me how to hold the rod and when to reel. Its not subtle when tarpon take the bait; the line bends and the drag whirs furiously. At that point, theres not a lot you can do but let the line run out. When the fish seems to slow down, you reel hard to keep the pressure on. When they go airborne, you lean forward and point the rod at them to give the line some slack so when it comes down it wont snap the line or throw the hook. This maneuver is called bowing to the king.R-E-S-P-E-C-TAll three of us ended up having a chance to fight one that evening near Knapps Point. I managed to get what we judged to be a 70-pounder to the side of the boat. Afterward, my writing hand felt shaky and it was hard to take notes. I had to lie back on the deck because that fish had kicked my ass, which was exhilarating. My right arm and left wrist were sore for a few days afterward. I had a scrape on my knee from stumbling around the boat while the fish fought for its life, and a red mark on my groin where Id steadied the rod. It was the first time Id been tarpon fishing, and the experience seemed to suggest I need more exercise. Itll humble you, Mr. Vertesch told me. Later in the evening, Mr. McGarry and Mr. Vertesch had a double: both of them hooked to a tarpon at the same time. We also caught a couple of black tip sharks, considered a nuisance, and as easy to reel in as floating seaweed in comparison to a tarpon. After dark we raced back around the edge of Sanibel where the pulsing lighthouse said home, as it has for more than a century. We sped over the mercury colored water under a bruised sky, Mr. Vertesch with a shirt wrapped around his face as if in a desert sandstorm, and Mr. McGarry with his hat turned backward like a rapper. I felt lucky and was lucky to have hooked a tarpon my first time out. Mr. Vertesch told me his neighbor has been trying to catch one for years without success. The inventor Thomas Edison reportedly also tried for years to catch one near Fort Myers and died before that happened. There are plenty of opportunities to try for tarpon all over the region. Harold Christy, manager of The Bait Box on Sanibel, said one of his guides has been having luck near Ching Island (on the bay side of Sanibel), and that tarpon often congregate in the passes Boca Grande Pass is famous for tarpon fishing, for example. But you can find them up and down the coast. Even for experienced fishermen, like the competitors at the The Worlds Richest Tarpon Tournament in Boca Grande, taming a tarpon takes endurance. You get an awful lot of respect for the fish, Mr. Vertesch said. And the last thing you want to do is hurt one. Theyre a precious resource.Tournament time The water was a gauzy green as if lit from below on May 17 in Boca Grande Pass, the first day of the spring tide. It was also the start of the Worlds Richest Tarpon Tournament, which began promptly at 3 p.m. and stressed conservation of the respected fish. The competition is strictly catch-and-release. About 40 boats bobbed in the pass between two green islands, where sunbathers on slivers of beach looked on. This is where Charlotte Harbor meets the Gulf of Mexico, and where the competition took place between 3 and 7 p.m. May 17-18 Capt. Rusty Pearsall steered the press boat, a 32-foot Boston Whaler supplied by MarineMax. When one of the competing teams hooked a tarpon, Capt. Pearsall would get us close for pictures a little too close for some of the competitors. We irritated the godfather of tarpon fishing, a long-time captain who crossed our bow and yelled at us to watch it. Capt. Pearsall hung back. I aint worried about it, he said. Its easier to get forgiveness than permission. Robert Neff was handling social media for the tournament for the chamber of commerce. A Twitter fanatic, he showed me how to use a hashtag to Tweet about the event in real time and noted that in the month leading up to the tournament, the Worlds Richest website received 2,960 hits from people in 529 cities in 10 countries. That included 315 visits from people in Fort Myers, 53 from Punta Gorda, 35 from Naples, 32 from New York City, 18 from London, and 14 from Philadelphia. And then there were The Shark Brothers, Sean and Brooks Paxton of Think Out Loud Productions, who were filming the event for the chamber. If theres one thing sharks dont eat, its clowns, do you know why? Sean Paxton asked. Because they taste funny. At that point both of the brothers pulled out red clown noses and attached them to their faces. Sharks do eat tarpon, by the way. Catch and releaseTournament rules dictate that live bait must be used and the tarpon are not taken out of the water or weighed, but released quickly near the side of the boat. Each boat, which paid a $2,000 entry fee that went toward prize money, had an objective observer, a local volunteer who determined that a fisherman was holding onto and in control of the leader for an official catch. This is the best conservational way that you can fish for tarpon: naturally presenting the bait and if they choose to eat it, they eat it, tournament judge Chad Lach told me In the past, it was more common to hang the fish up for a picture, or have it taxidermied. Advocates of the sport fishing industry discourage that today, however, because conserving the fish and its habitat is good for the economy. The quick-release method puts the least stress on the fish, calling for getting it up to the boat and then breaking off the leader while its still in the water. Doing so increases the survivability rate to more than 90 percent, scientists say. And you can have a fiberglass replica made of the one you caught, based on eyeballing it or a picture, if youd like a trophy for the wall. It was a good time seeing this tournament get back together and get back to this style of fishing, Shane Sovan, captain of the boat Haywire, said at the close of the first day of tournament action. Successfully conserving tarpon, their habitat and their economic benefits as a sought-after catch will require learning more about the fish, Mr. Adams of the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust said. Most fishing data is about fish we can eat, because we kill them and examine the bodies, he explained. But tarpon isnt commercially viable, so theres little historical data available about their population, their migratory habits and how we as humans affect their population for example, how the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill impacted them (some scientists believe ground zero for the spill is a place tar-TARPONFrom page 1 EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYKevin Vertesch tangles with a tarpon southwest of the Sanibel Lighthouse. Economic impact of local tarpon shing, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010There were 67,936 active licensed saltwater anglers residing in Lee, Charlotte, Collier and Sarasota counties during the year-long study. Resident anglers were on the water 268,000 days targeting tarpon, averaging about 10 days each. Tarpon anglers in the region spent about $237 per day and $2,362 annually. Anglers spent $63.5 million for shingrelated goods and services. Indirectly, these local residents had a $45 million impact, bringing their total economic impact to $108.6 million. Source: The Economic Impact of Recreational Tarpon Fishing in the Caloosahatchee River and Charlotte Harbor Region of Florida
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Willis recently shared an experience from his military service on the NBC Today show. He talked about a mission on which he flew a gravely injured young marine from the battlefield to the hospital. He delivered the man, who had lost a leg, an arm and an ear, to medics and was preparing to take off for another mission when a doctor waved him down with a message from the wounded marine: Tell the pilot, Thanks for the ride. The words still serve as a reminder to Capt. Willis that gratitude for whatever reason is always in order. All military veterans are invited and will be recognized and thanked for their service to the country. Patriotic music with brass accompaniment will be performed. First Congregational Church of Naples is at 6630 Immokalee Road. For more information, call 514-3500. Memorial Day observance has Wounded Warriors themeThe Collier County Veterans Council and Hodges Funeral Home will host a Memorial Day service and free picnic on Monday, May 28, at the funeral home in North Naples. A patriotic prelude by the Pine Ridge Middle School band will begin at 9:40 a.m., and the ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. In keeping with this years Wounded Warriors theme, the keynote address, Once a Marine, Always a Marine! will be delivered by Cpl. Bobby Joseph, who was wounded in Operation Enduring Freedom. Guest of honor will be wounded warrior and paralympian Scott Winkler, who broke the American paralympic record for the shot put in 2008. Mr. Winkler is featured Wounded Warriors: From Baghdad to Beijing, the movie that won Best Documentary in the 2010 Naples International Film Festival.Following the formal ceremony and picnic lunch, which is being provided by Cook Brothers BBQ in honor of their father, U.S. Navy veteran Ronnal Cook, the public will have two opportunities to watch the film and ask questions of Mr. Winkler afterward. Screenings will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Hodges Funeral Home chapel.For more information, call Bernadette La Paglia at 3 98-3951. Watch out for Memorial Day scams SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Better Business BureauMemorial Day is an occasion to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war. Unfortunately, the holiday weekend has also become a key opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans, plus the general public. The Better Business Bureau urges consumers and donors to be on the lookout for deals that seem too good to be true, and for disreputable charities. The unique lifestyle of our service members makes them prime targets for scammers, notes Brenda Linnington, director of the BBB Military Line. Its imperative that we educate our service members and ensure that the support we give to them equals the effort they make every day on behalf of us. Scams can target service personnel and their families directly, and also others by appearing to be helping military members via charities, she adds. Donors need to watch out for questionable charities that raise funds on behalf of military organizations, adds Art Taylor, president and CEO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. When you make a donation, always check www.give. org to see that the group meets BBB charity standards, especially around Memorial Day. Too many solicitors that fail to meet BBB standards call and say they help veterans, service members or their families, and little of the money donated will serve that purpose. Among the scams to watch out for: Callers who claim they are with the VA and say they need to update personal financial information; Any kind of investment offer; Offers of instant approval military loans that often carry high interest rates and hidden fees; Housing solicitors offering military discounts and incentives; Callers claiming to be a member of the military and saying they must sell their vehicle before deployment (its often a stolen vehicle); Sellers of home security systems claiming the overseas family member asked for it to be installed; Government contractors offering veterans overseas work and asking for passport and other personal information; Any caller charging for services that one could get for free or less expensively elsewhere. BBB advises service members, veterans and all consumers to never give personal identification information (Social Security, bank account, military identification or credit card numbers, etc.) to anyone who contacts you by phone or e-mail, and to be wary of any solicitations that involve purchasing something or transferring money. For more information, visit www. bbb.org/us/military-line. BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLYParalympian Scott Winkler, shown here at the 2010 Naples International Film Festival, returns to Naples for a Memorial Day event at Hodges Funeral Home.
Law Offices ofDavid L. Orosz Free Consultation Accredited VA AttorneyDavid L. Orosz5237 Summerlin Commons Blvd. Ft. Myers Nursing Home & Assisted Living Medicaid & Veterans Benefits NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 A11 Lose weight the lazy way Dr. Oliver Di Pietro of Bay Harbor Islands, Fla., is a leading prescriber of the K-E diet that offers desperate people drastic short-term weight loss by threading a feeding tube through the nose to the stomach and dripping in a protein-fat solution, as clients only meals, for 10 straight days. Within a few hours, Dr. Di Pietro told ABCs Good Morning America in April, your hunger and appetite go away completely. Fat is burned through ketosis, he said, and a loss of 10 to 20 pounds in 10 days is possible. Such short-term loss might be important, for example, for a woman prepping for her wedding day. One client said she doesnt have all of the time on the planet just to exercise, so I came to the doctor. Government in action The late Pennsylv ania Congressman John Murtha was a Capitol Hill powerhouse, and among his legacies is the federally funded airport in his district that largely served him and the local companies heading to Washington, D.C., to lobby for government contracts. (By contrast, the Pittsburgh airport is nearly 60 miles away.) Mr. Murtha died in 2010, but the airport (which cost $150 million in earmarked funds to build, upgrade and maintain) still, according to an April Yahoo News dispatch, handles only three flights a day, all from Washington, D.C., and about $100 of every passengers ticket is subsidized by the federal government. Officials in Burnsville, Minn., have brought the full force of the law to bear upon Mitch Faber (who was arrested, forced to pay a high bail and released under electronic monitoring and only on condition of drug testing), whom they have charged with the crime of not putting proper siding on his house. According to a March report on KSTP-TV, Mr. Faber said he started re-siding, but when the economy turned bad in 2008, he stopped, assuming that the worst he could eventually suffer would be a fine. Great architecture There are big plans in the city of Chiang Rai, Thailand, for a massive Buddhist temple that priests aim to make one of the most beautiful structures in the world, and have entrusted artist Chalermchai Kositpipat to design it in all-white with glittering glass and arrangements of rich symbolism derived from Buddhist and Hindu traditions. If Mr. Kositpipat has his way, according to an April Huffington Post dispatch, the temple will also have images of Superman, Batman and (from the movie The Matrix) Neo all of which, Mr. Kositpipat said, further Lord Buddhas message. Architect Sou Fujimoto recently unveiled his public restroom (for women only, though) whose one transparencyenclosed toilet sits in a 2,160-squarefoot private garden of cherry, plum and peach trees. The 6-foot-high-walled park is located beside a railway station in Ichihara City, east of Tokyo. Japan is a world leader in fanciful toilets, and Mr. Fujimoto said he thought the scenery would enhance the users feeling of release. The aristocratKelly Ervin, 48, was arrested in Salisbury, Md., in April and charged with littering under 100 pounds. According to police, Mr. Ervin routinely goes for a run every morning at 4 oclock, and just as routinely, has a bowel movement after about two miles. Most days, that puts him in a certain neighborhood, whose residents have been complaining. When questioned, according to a Salisbury Daily Times reporter, Mr. Ervin basically shrugged and said he thought many distance runners do the same thing. Police report In March, Jose Romero-Valenzuela, 34, in a hurry to get to the courthouse in Oregon City, Ore., for a hearing on drug charges, managed to pick up three speeding tickets on Interstate 84, one right after the other within the space of an hour. A sheriffs deputy and two different state troopers charged him with speeds in excess of 92 mph. (Another trooper, specifically monitoring Mr. RomeroValenzuela after the third stop, reported that, finally, he obeyed the speed limit.) William Todd arrived in Nashville, Tenn., on April 9 via Greyhound bus and faced a nine-hour layover. According to police, Mr. Todd committed at least 11 felonies during that time, one after another, with more charges still possible. Among Mr. Todds alleged diversions: shooting up a restaurant, setting it on fire, robbing four people at a bar, carjacking, breaking into a law office and defecating on a desk, trolling hotel rooms seeking theft opportunities and stealing a taxicab and robbing the driver. Said a police sergeant, Ive never seen anything like this before. He was finally captured at Opryland, where he had hidden by submerging himself in water up to his nose. In March, WTNH-TV in New Haven, Conn., obtained an internal police memorandum referencing a challenge from state troopers in one barracks to outperform colleagues in another barracks in writing traffic tickets. The memo, from Lt. Anthony Schirillo, refers to the need to issue at least 60 infractions/misdemeanors each shift. One day Troop F issued 301 tickets. Troop G responded by issuing 345 ... We can do better. I am asking that everyone, myself included, contribute to this effort. Note: If we happen to issue 350 tickets in one day that would be stellar. (The station spoke to Lt. Paul Vance of the Connecticut state police, who denied that quotas are given.) Convicted embezzler Antoinette Galluzzo, who admitted stealing more than $50,000 from a city youth agency in Englewood, N.J., was ordered in April to pay restitution, but the amount Judge Eugene Austin settled on was $10 a month and only during the period of probation (three years). 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We invite you to explore endless possibilities... with a Naples Grande Golf Club Membership. For more information please contact MARC FREIBURG PREMIER CLUB 7540 Golden Gate Parkway | Naples, FL 34105 | 239.659.3714Championship golf at Naples Grande Golf Club, an 18-hole, Rees Jones designed course spa therapy at the world renowned Golden Door Spa (located at Waldorf Astoria Naples) Professional instruction and play by Peter Burwash International pros at the Waldorf Astoria NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA16 WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 ON THE RUN The second annual Collier County Sheriffs Office 5K Run/Ride and Safety Fair takes place from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 25, at the Golden Gate Community Center. Registration starts at 6 p.m. The opening ceremony with a salute to fallen law enforcement officers will be at 8 p.m., and the race sets out at 8:30 p.m. Entry fee is a suggested $10 donation for Grace Place, a nonprofit organization that teaches at-risk children and impoverished families. To pre-register or for more information, call 530-9781 or e-mail email@example.com. The Roger RC Campagnolo 5K Heart Walk/Run steps out at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 7, at North Collier Regional Park and benefits the American Heart Association and The Roger Campagnolo Memorial Fund. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Advance registration is $35 for adults, $15 for ages younger than 18. Sign up on race day for $30 per person. For more information or to register, visit www.rcheartwalkandrun.com or facebook.com/rcheartwalkrun.com. For sponsorship information, call Symantha Campagnolo at 823-6574 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The sixth annual Junior Fitness Challenge sponsored by Naples Area Triathletes takes place Saturday morning, June 9, at North Collier Regional Park.Ages 7-10 will begin at 8 a.m., followed by ages 11-13 at 8:30 a.m. The younger group will run 0.4-mile, bike 1.5 miles and swim 100 yards in the Lazy River at Sun n Fun Lagoon; distances for the older group will be 0.8-mile, 3 miles and 200 yards, respectively. All participants must be accompanied by an adult. A free clinic to help prepare youngsters for the activities is set for 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at the park. Participants should bring a bicycle, helmet, goggles, swimsuit, running clothes and a towel. This years challenge benefits Youth Haven, a residential emergency shelter for boys and girls ages 6-14 who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. Entry fee is $15 per child. (Special arrangements can be made regarding the fee, and bicycles can be loaned if an interested child doesnt own one.) Register online at www.juniorfitnesschallenge.com or sign up at Naples On The Run, 2116 Tamiami Trail N. Registration must be completed by noon Friday, June 8. For more information, call 2524000.
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Monday, 10 am, May 28th Naples Memorial Gardens525 111th Ave. North Naples, Florida 34108(just west of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church) Army Veteran Earl Hodges with wife Thelma, and Captain James "Jim" Elson, U.S. Army (Ret.), President, Collier County Veterans Council Wounded WarriorsKeynote will be given by local vet CPL. Bobby Joseph, USMC (Ret.): Once a Marine, Always a Marine!Memorial Day ceremony in Collier CountyFree picnic will be catered by Cook Brothers BBQin memory of their beloved father, US Navy veteran, Ronald E. Cook Proceeds to bene t Wounded WarriorsMusic will be provided by the Pine Ridge Middle School Band under the baton of Kelly ParkerHodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens 239-597-3101 www.hodges atnaplesmg.comPresented by the Collier County Veterans Council
omas Quigley, M.D.Board Certied Eye Physician & SurgeonNaples Bonita Springs www.doctorquigley.comFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTS www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 Start a new chapter in your lifes story by facing the pastWe all love a great story. Whether via books, e-books, audio books or movies, we delight in losing ourselves in someone elses life story and feeling their pain, their sadness, their fear and even their joy instead of our own. Yet, we all have our own stories as well, complete with adventure, fantasy, drama, love and pain. These vignettes create the foundation upon which our lives are built. We stitch together fragmented pieces of our lives, like an old tattered and worn blanket, and hope that our past can keep us comforted and happy. For the lucky few who grew up without trauma, this is not an insurmountable task. For many, however, early childhood pain lingers and creates sadness and anger, distress and discomfort that play out in real life in adulthood. It is not, however, necessary or predetermined that the pains of ones early life continue as the present story. Although childhood experiences do shape the future, that future is molded in clay, not cement. Kind examination of leftover feelings and unresolved trauma can lead to psychological health and wellness. Focusing on the strengths of early childhood and accepting past struggles as only a distant chapter in your story will begin the process through which you can change what you see and believe today. Allowing the pain to dissipate as you craft a new story, complete with gentle forgiveness and gratitude, will create a new road map to your future. The path to letting go is not an easy journey, however, and may require the guidance and assistance of a trained mental health professional. In honor of Mays distinction as Mental Health Month, David Lawrence Center hopes to change the fact that fewer than 25 percent of people with a diagnosable mental disorder seek treatment. The center is partnering with agencies across the nation to raise awareness regarding mental health conditions and the importance of psychological wellness. Psychological distress occurs in many forms, including mental illness, and is a very real and treatable condition that impacts one in four families in Collier County. When mental health concerns go unchecked, they can significantly impact a persons daily life functioning, whether at school, work or in relationships with others. Studies show that residual energy from unresolved trauma impacts many aspects of the self, including intellectualism, spirituality, physical well-being and social connectedness as seen in relationships with self, others, community and the environment, often resulting in recurring feelings of shame, guilt, rage, isolation and disconnection. The creation of a new personal story and a brighter future can be made easier with treatment options available at The David Lawrence Center. If you or someone you care about has a mental health concern, ask for help. Take the first step and call 455-8500 or visit www.DavidLawrenceCenter.org. Caryn Hacker-Buechel serves on the board of directors for the David Lawrence Center and is a past trustee of the David Lawrence Foundation. She began writing books and articles during her 30-year career as a psychotherapist and motivational speaker and is the author of the childrens book, A Bully Grows Up: Erik Meets the Wizard. HEALTHY LIVINGResearchers reverse Type 1 diabetes in miceUniversity of Florida researchers have teamed with colleagues at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, Calif., to devise a new combination therapy that reverses established Type 1 diabetes in mice. The findings, which appeared recently in the journal Science Translational Medicine, set the stage for the development of a long-term human therapy for Type 1 diabetes. The two-step regimen involves bone marrow transplantation and substances that promote the growth of cells that produce insulin, the sugar-regulating hormone that is missing in people who have Type 1 diabetes. If our therapy is successfully translated to humans, patients will be able to have a life without Type 1 diabetes, says senior author and UF collaborator Dr. Defu Zeng, an associate professor of hematology and hematopoietic cell transplantation at City of Hope. More than 1 million people in the United States live with Type 1 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 30,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. People who have the disease must take insulin injections to survive, but insulin supplementation does not cure Type 1 diabetes or prevent complications such as blindness, kidney disease and heart disease. The only existing therapy that canSchool nurses make the grade with compassionate careLed by Chief Nursing Officer Michele Thoman, NCH nurses comprise an extremely hardworking group and are deserving of recognition. Here are three recent examples, from letters Ive received, of caring nurses who are saving lives every day. Neonatologist Jignesh Patel wrote about an incident at the NICU and newborn nursery involving nurse Lindsey Koepke: Nurse Lindseys vigilant observation and clinical skills picked up very subtle but important signals of a potential danger to a newborn. She ultimately decided to be the patient advocate and called me at almost 1 a.m. and asked me to come and examine this apparently well-looking infant. I agreed with her findings and transferred the baby into the NICU. In a few hours of work-up, we diagnosed a potentially fatal tumor in the babys pelvis. The baby was promptly stabilized and transported to Miami Childrens Hospital for surgical care. If Nurse Lindsey hadnt shown her qualities (critical thinking), this baby would have been dead. Especially impressive was her ability to pick up symptoms and signs of an extremely rare and fatal condition. I appeal that Nurse Lindseys work should be set as an example to other nurses of excellence in quality of care and being an advocate for this little newborn. Thank you, Dr. Patel, and thank you, Lindsey Koepke, for making us all proud. Stefani Cohen, operating room R.N., wrote about teamwork in the OR in an urgent case involving an 11-year-old girl: Administrative coordinator Melody Bacon, R.N., and Dr. Joe Talarico came to the OR to inform us that the girl had a fractured spleen and was too unstable to be airlifted. Melody called in the Certified Registered Nurse anesthesia students, while I spoke to Dr. Karl Horsten. Yves Desruisseaux picked the case and set it up. Dr. Horsten arrived quickly, and nurse Sharon Frank gave us a concise and thorough report. Once the patient was asleep, Dr. Talarico inserted the patients Foley catheter, while I counted with Yves, called for more blood and prepped the patient. Dr. Deborah Lopez came into the OR to observe and found a way to help out with the sponge count. The patient was transferred to Peds ICU, accompanied by Dr. Horsten, his two anesthesia students Julie Hannum and Todd Hartley and Kris Andreasen from PACU. The patient had a very good outc ome. It was a pleasure to work with this team. Joyce Campbell, who joined NCH as a NICU nurse in February, recounted a story about filling in at the Normal Newborn Nursery and working with Dr. Patel to help save a newborn with signs of cyanosis (bluish-purple skin color due to low oxygen in the blood). Nurse Campbells quick diagnosis helped expedite a rapid transfer of the stabilized child to Miami Childrens Hospital within nine hours of birth. As part of NCHS observance of National Nurses Week, some of our best were recognized during a celebration at the Naples Beach Hotel. This years top honors went to: Marie Mejia, Nurse of the Year-Downtown Jean Synder, Nurse of the Year-North Naples Elita McRae, Thelma Hodges Nurse Mentor-Downtown Deborah DOrazio, Thelma Hodges Nurse Mentor-North Naples Jennifer Hiatt, Rising Star-Downtown Amanda Reyes, Rising Star-North Naples Nazly Gallego, Support Super StarDowntown Vanie Cineus, Support Super StarNorth Naples Alena Sager, Unit Secretary-Downtown Linda Caldarone, Unit SecretaryNorth Naples Congratulations to these winners, and thank you to all of our nurses. Dr. Allen Weiss is the president and CEO of Physicians Regional Healthcare System. allenWEISSallen.firstname.lastname@example.org SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe University of Florida BY CARYN HACKER-BUECHELSpecial to Florida Weekly SEE DIABETES, A21 BUECHEL
e Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida is Growing.We are responding to the increased need for childrens health care services in our community by building a new Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. This lifesaving facility will house 136 beds and provide new and expanded specialty pediatric health care services to children from Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades Counties. We need your help in ensuring that all children who call Southwest Florida home will have access to the world-class medical care and lifesaving treatment programs they so need and deserve.For more information on how you can help save a childs life, please call 239-343-6950, or visit www.ChildrensHospitalGoal.org #1 cause of tooth loss is gum/periodontal disease 80% of all adults have periodontal disease Periodontal Disease may be a contributing factor to: The Warnings Signs and flossing your teeth Dr. Piotrowski is a diplomat of the American Academy of Periodontology. He utilizes the latest techniques in the diagnoses and treatment of gum disease. of treating gum disease is a conservative Dr. Bradley Piotrowski, D.D.S., M.S.D.Helping You Keep Your Smile For A Lifetime Please visit www.NaplesDentistPractice.com Ask About Dental ImplantsThere is no substitute for keeping your own natural teeth in health and comfort for a life time if you know how and Dr. Piotrowski can show you how.PSM 2011 Periodontal FREESCREENING($140 VALUE)Hurry Offer Expires XX/XX/XXCall and Schedule Today! 6/1/12 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 A21 reverse established Type 1 diabetes is transplantation of a type of pancreatic tissue that contains insulin-producing beta cells. But chronic rejection is a big problem with that approach, and the diabetes-reversing effect lasts only about three years. In addition, to get enough cells for each patient, two or three donors have to be found. Researchers have developed methods to blunt the action of immune system cells against beta cells. And previous experiments have shown that in the early stages of Type 1 diabetes, some insulin-producing cells still exist and can be cajoled into action. But at advanced stages of disease, those cells are mostly destroyed. The researchers concluded that a dual approach that prevents the immune system from killing beta cells and, at the same time, replenishes the supply of beta cells was needed. They used a growth hormone and another chemical to stimulate the production of new beta cells. In so doing, they verified that the treatment could induce new insulin-producing cells in mice whose immune system is programmed to kill those cells. And it turned out that the new cells came not just from the replication of existing cells, but also from the transformation of other kinds of cells. The findings suggest that, given the right stimulation, patients with diabetes could produce the needed cells on their own instead of having to wait for transplants from donors. But by itself, generation of new beta cells was ineffective at reversing late-stage Type 1 diabetes in the mouse models, because the immune system kills those cells as soon as they appear. First, the researchers had to create a safe environment that would allow the new cells to survive. For that, they explored an option more commonly thought of as a treatment for leukemia. Bone marrow transplantation has been shown to help the immune system learn how to recognize and tolerate newly formed insulinproducing cells. Together, the therapies did the trick, reversing late-stage diabetes in 60 percent of the mice in the study. UF collaborators and Dr. Zeng are working to form a national collaboration to further investigate and develop the new combination therapy. DIABETESFrom page 21COURTESY PHOTOBrian S. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D., (left) an associate professor in the College of Medicine department of pathology, immunology and laboratory medicine and the UF Diabetes Center of Excellence, confers with postdoctoral fellow Hyeong-Woo Lee, Ph.D. Dr. Wilson is part of a research team that devised a two-step Type 1 diabetes therapy demonstrated to be effective in mice.
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HOME MODIFICATIONSNAHB Certi ed Aging-In-Place Specialist 239 482 2145Terrell Sletten Protect YourselfHire a Florida Licensed Contractor!FREE GRAB BARSwith Bathroom Remodel NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 A23 Velma is among one in four in Collier County who suffer from a mental illness. One in nine of us will experience some form of substance abuse. When a family member, friend or coworker battles a mental health or substance abuse problem, we suffer with them. Thankfully, David Lawrence Center is here for our community. A not-for-prot organization founded and still governed by community leaders, the David Lawrence Center is the behavioral health component of our communitys healthcare network. A true local resource, it relies on donations, fees and grants to invest in the health, safety and wellbeing of our community. When you or someone you love needs help, call on the highly compassionate, committed and competent professionals of the David Lawrence Center to inspire you to move beyond the crisis towards life-changing wellness. Mental health is a community issue. Fortunately, theres a community solution. Her Mind is Our Concern. DavidLawrenceCenter.org NAPLES 239-455-8500 IMMOKALEE 239-657-4434After witnessing the unthinkable at 12 years old her mother shot at the hands of her stepfather Velma quit school and started picking in the elds of Immokalee to support her brothers and sisters. Velma remained upbeat and had a family of her own, but then experienced multiple, devastating losses and trauma and was diagnosed with a debilitating health issue. She felt suicide was the only way to escape her sadness, fear and pain. For her childrens sake, she nally asked for help from the David Lawrence Center. Here she found hope, healing and tools to cope with her mental and physical health problems by working with a case manager, therapist, and utilizing the Centers new, innovative telemedicine technology to meet routinely with her psychiatrist in Naples remotely from the Immokalee ofce. Collier County has the states highest safety belt compliance rate, 93 percent, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. But thats not stopping local sheriffs deputies from keeping a close eye on drivers and passengers with an extra focus on seat belts through June 3 as part of the annual, nationwide Click It Or Ticket campaign to increase safety belt usage and reduce fatalities. The Collier County Sheriffs Office is joining forces with other law enforcement agencies throughout Florida, plus the FDOT and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to crack down on drivers and passengers who fail to buckle up. Here are some seat belt safety basics to keep in mind: The driver and front-seat passenger must wear a seat belt Anyone younger than 18 must wear a seat belt, no matter where they are sitting Children 12 and younger should ride in the back seat Children from birth to 80 pounds and up to 4 feet 9 inches tall should ride either in a car seat or a booster seat, depending on their age. A ticket for a violation of child restraint requirements costs $163 The fine for not wearing a seat belt in Collier County is $113. Buckle up for safety (and to avoid a fine)
The WCI Communities Junior Golf Foundation kicks off the 2012 Junior Golf summer season with an adult-junior event Saturday, June 2, at The Colony Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs. The 2012 Junior Golf Summer Tour is open to juniors up to the age of 18, who must play at least six holes and supply their own golf equipment. The summer schedule continues as follows Wednesday, June 20: The Colony Golf & Country Club Tuesday, July 10: Raptor Bay Golf Club, Bonita Springs Monday, July 23: Tiburn Golf Club, Naples Wednesday, Aug. 1: Pelican Preserve Golf Club The season will finish with another adult-junior event on Aug. 25. For details on flights, levels of play or to register, call 498-8040 or visit www.WCIGolf. com. T2 Aquatics holds its second annual golf tournament Saturday, June 9, at The Quarry in Naples. Registration for the four-person scramble begins at 7 a.m. and the shotgun start is set for 8:30 a.m. The tournament will include an autograph reception with several USA Olympics Trials Qualifiers who train with T2 Aquatics, a year-round USA Swim Club and Racing Team based at the YMCA Norris Aquatic Center in Naples. Expected to appear are two-time Olympian and American record holder Katie Hoff, World Championship medalist and American record holder Elizabeth Pelton and PanAmerican Games medalist Erika Erndl. The complete T2 Aquatics Olympic Trials team will be in attendance. Tournament proceeds will go toward capital improvements to the YMCA Norris Aquatic Center, the primary host for numerous Collier County swim teams, including Barron Collier High School, Gulf Coast High School and the Community School of Naples. The center also welcomes more than 400 collegiate swimmers, coaches and support staff during the winter holiday season. Registration is $125 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information or to register, visit www.t2aquaticsgolf.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Set for Monday, Nov. 12, The Immokalee Foundations 2012 Charity Classic Pro-Am golf tournament will pair two dozen of the worlds greatest golfers with Naples most philanthropic players. It takes place at Bay Colony Golf Club, which also hosts participants for breakfast before the game and at an awards ceremony and lunch afterward. Registration is $5,000. All golfers also receive tickets to the Charity Classic Celebration dinner and auction Friday, Nov. 16, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. For more information, call 430-9122, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.immokaleefoundation.org. The inaugural Sun Cup Amateur Golf Tournament drew more than 50 golfers from across the country for a week of golf at several area courses. Fred Nagelson of Fort Myers, playing in the over-60 age category, had net scores of 71-69-70-82 in regulation and closed with a net 71 at Old Corkscrew Golf Club to claim the inaugural Sun Cup trophy. Nightly activities coincided with competitive tournament golf and provided a unique opportunity to link players with the Sun Cups sponsors and partners. The Sun Cup Expo at Daniels Driving Range featured a trick-shot exhibition by Golf Doctor Mike Calbot and a celebrity appearance by Kelly Jacques from Golf Channels Big Break. Participating clubs were: Plantation Golf and Country Club, The Verandah Golf Club, The Forest Country Club and Old Corkscrew Golf Club. Seventy-two holes of 100 percent handicapped net stroke play produced 18 qualifiers for the Sun Cup play-off at Old Corkscrew. Tournament participants were treated to nightly dinners and awards ceremonies where prizes were awarded for daily competitions. Mr. Nagelson took home a $750 gift package from Callaway Golf as part of his Sun Cup prize. For keep up with plans for the 2013 Sun Cup Amateur Golf Tournament, visit www.suncupgolf.net. WCI will give a free round of golf at any of three of its golf clubs in Collier and Lee and counties to those who donate at least $100 to United Way/Harry Chapin Food Bank (proceeds will be split equally). Participating clubs are the Colony Golf & Country Club and Raptor Bay Golf Club, both in Bonita Springs, and Pelican Preserve in Fort Myers. Donations can be made now, and foursome certificates are valid June 1-Sept. 30. Tee times can be reserved two days in advance and are based on availability for play after 10:30 a.m. Individuals may purchase up to two foursomes. Donations will be accepted through Sept. 14 and can be made through PayPal at www.WCIGolf.com. Sensational Smiles www.smilesbyrembos.com 2011 Voted Best Dentist Fifth Ave Mag Voted Best Dentist Sanibel/CaptivaALAN N. 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Connie from NaplesNaples North Naples Bonita Springs www.ecof.comTHE PATIENT AND ANY OTHER PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT HAS A RIGHT TO REFUSE TO PAY, CANCEL PAYMENT, OR BE REIMBURSED FOR PAYMENT FOR ANY OTHER SERVICE, EXAMINATION, OR TREATMENT THAT IS PERFORMED AS A RESULT OF AND WITHIN 72 HOURS OF RESPONDING TO THE ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE FREE, DISCOUNTED FEE, OR REDUCED FEE SERVICE, EXAMINATION, OR TREATMENT. BY GINA SPADAFORIUniversal UclickNever before have I been in a position to make end-of-life decisions for two pets at the same time. With a nearly 16-year-old Sheltie being treated for chronic kidney failure and a 7-year-old retriever in chemotherapy for a malignancy that turned up on her annual wellness check, you can well imagine that I spend a fair amount of time thinking that some hard decisions arent that far away. Both of my dogs are doing phenomenally well right now, and I am as comfortable as I can be with the decisions in our future. But I know that choosing to end a pets life is the hardest decision we make when it comes to our pets, and Marty and I can tell you from decades of experience that its a decision that never gets any easier. Everyone makes the decision a little differently. Some pet lovers do not wait until their pets discomfort becomes chronic, untreatable pain, and they choose euthanasia much sooner than others would. Some owners use an animals appetite as the guide when an old or ill animal cannot be tempted into eating, they reason, he has lost most interest in life. And some owners wait until theres no doubt the time is at hand and later wonder if they delayed a bit too long. Theres no absolute rule, and every method for deciding is right for certain pets and certain owners at certain times. You do the best you can, and then you try to put the decision behind you and deal with the grief. The incredible advances in veterinary medicine in the past couple of decades have made the decisions even more difficult for many people. Not too long ago, the best you could do for a seriously ill pet was to make her comfortable until that wasnt possible anymore. Nowadays, nearly every advantage of human medicine from chemotherapy to pacemakers to advanced pain relief is available to our pets. But the addition of high-level care shouldnt change much when it comes to easing suffering: If you can have a realistic expectation that a course of treatment will improve your pets life rather than simply prolong it then those options should be considered. But you must also ask yourself: Am I doing right by my pet, or am I just holding on because I cant bear to say goodbye? If its the latter, you know what decision you have to make. Many people are surprised at the powerful emotions that erupt after a pets death, and they can be embarrassed by their grief. Often, we dont realize were grieving not only for the pet we loved, but also for the special time the animal represented and for the ties to other people in our lives. The death of a cat who was a gift as a kitten from a friend who has died, for example, may trigger bittersweet memories of another love lost. Taking care of yourself is important when dealing with pet loss. Some people the Its just a pet crowd wont understand the loss and may shrug off grief over a pets death as foolish. I find that the company of other animal lovers is very important. Seek them out to share your feelings, and dont be shy about getting professional help to get you through a difficult time. Choosing to end a pets suffering is a final act of love and nothing less. Knowing that your decisions are guided by that love is what helps us all through the sad and lonely time of losing a cherished animal companion. And in the end and I hope that end is a long time away yet it is love that will see me through as well. PET TALESNot if, but whenKnowing when to say goodbye to a pet is a decision made with love McKenzie at Camp Unleashed last fall. She is holding her own in her fight against cancer for now. To adopt or foster a petDogs and cats adopted from Humane Society Naples come with vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of health insurance. Visit the animals ready for adoption at the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturda y and Sunday), or at the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during mall hours. Call 643-1555 or visit HSNaples.org for more information.>> Babe is a sweet, playful 4-year-old tuxedo who is patiently waiting for her forever home. Her adoption fee is $55. >>Dickens is a 6-year-old with medium-length hair. Although he loves affection, he can be a bit shy at times and needs a kind, patient person to take him home. His adoption fee is $55. >>Apple is a 9-year-old bulldog mix who was rescued from a hoarder facility in Alabama where she lived in deplorable conditions. She is a Cider House All Star Pooch, which means her $45 adoption fee will be refunded after 30 days and her owner will receive a $200 certi cate for goods and services at the Humane Animal Clinic. Apple chases cats, so she would not be good in a home with felines. >>Sheva is a beautiful 6-year-old purebred shiba inu. She loves to go on walks and loves to play. Her adoption fee is $275. Zazu is a 6-month-old terrier mix who loves to run, play and be outdoors. His adoption fee is $75.Pets of the Week
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 A credible, nonprofit think tank group has released a comprehensive report on the state of the U.S. housing industry that indicates the worst is over. The Demand Group is forecasting a turn in U.S. housing after six years of steady declines and after a loss of value of some $7 trillion in that asset class. The falloff in housing brought an attendant drop in consumer housing related expenditures estimated at $20 billion less between 2007 and 2011. The Shifting Nature of U.S. Housing Demand was released May 12 and is available at www.demandinstitutue. org. In my opinion, it is a must-read for those owning a home, considering renting versus buying and pondering investment in real estate properties basically, it is an insightful read for everyone. You might disagree with its findings, but you will appreciate the clarity of the report, how reader friendly it is (i.e., you do not need to a financial geek to read it); and you will definitely leave with a mental image of important U.S. housing facts. The Demand Institute is a ne wly formed collaboration of effort between two groups with great credibility: The Conference Board, which is known for its research and tabulation of its various economic indicators and Nielsen, the company that does interviews on the phone to determine all sorts of consumer intentions. As such, The Demand Institute has access to some seasoned analysts, economists and possibly an independence of political thought and agenda. Specifically, this groups charge is to study consumer demand around the world. This report is its first out of the gate and one would think that the group would want to get it right. Here are some of its summary findings: First, the report sees the U.S. housing market as having reached the turning point. Analysts expect to see housing prices to start to move upward in the second half of 2012. The turn will take place first in rental properties, unlike other previous housing recoveries where demand came from buyers acquiring properties for themselves. Specifically, More than 50 percent of those planning to move in the next two years say they intend to rent. The rental demand, to be led by young people and immigrants, will be met through existing homes for rent and new multi-family construction. The report cites the statistics for new starts for multi-family housing for 2011 as meaningful evidence. Developers started 178,200 new multifamily units in 2011 a 54 percent increase over 2010, although still well shy of the over 370,000 units averaged each year from 1980 to 2007. Instead of thinking that multi-family is about to bust or is too good to be true, consider the findings that, the median asking rent in the United States increased by 19 percent between the peaks of the housing market in 2005 and the first quarter of 2012. According to Trulia, the online real estate listing site, and others, in most cities it is now more expensive to rent than to buy. Since 2005, the median asking rent is up 20 percent. Second, More than 70 percent of those planning to move three to five years from now say they intend to purchase their home. This means that the dream of owning a home has not been vanquished. In fact, the study found that more than 80 percent of Americans thought buying a home remained the best long-term investment they could make. Third, the markets characterized as resilient walkables will lead the way. And this aligns with the multifamily concept; there is an attitude by the consumer that walking and mass transit are attractive elements of lifestyle. Suburban walkable works too. Fourth, big is no longer quite as beautiful. The baby boomers who delayed retirement and the average wage earner both think smaller is better. The reality is that the majority of Americans have seen little or no wage increase for several years, and many will scale back their housing aspirations. This is not to say the McMansions in high-end neighborhoods will not continue to enjoy popularity, as it seems to this columnist, the wealthy continue to garner wealth disproportionately. However, the reality for the middle class person includes: not seeing a better income, realizing losses in home equity and a disproportionately smaller allocation of the (now rebounded) U.S. equity market. All this good news assumes that the recovery in place does not stall out and, by nature of housing, any new building and housing-related expenditures will further help the recovery. Last, you may be thinking, What does the report say about the states in which I own property? Not telling. This way you might read the report. There is a substantial risk of loss in trading futures and options on futures contracts. Past performance is not indicative of future results. This article is provided for informational purposes only. No statement in this article should be construed as a recommendation to buy/sell a futures/ options contract or to provide investment advice. Jeannette Showalter, CFA is a commodities broker with Worldwide Futures Systems, 571-8896. For midweek commentaries, write to showalter@ww fsyst ems.com. MONEY & INVESTINGNational housing study reports the worst is over i o t t c D s jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFAshowalter@ww fsyst ems.com
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They are: James Campbell, retired group executive vice president of Wells Fargo and Company; Michael Dougherty, founder and chairman of the Dougherty Financial Group LLC; John Remondi, executive vice president and director of Fidelity Investments; and Adria Starkey president of the Naples Trust Company and COO of the Sanibel-Captiva Trust Company. Nonpro t Organizations Rachael Johnston has been named development associate at Humane Nociety Naples. Ms. Johnston was instrumental in opening the HSN satellite adoption center at Coastland Center last fall. A Naples native and a 2007 graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale with a degree in residential design, she worked and volunteered at HSN during high school. Joan Larson has been named chief operating officer of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Collier Foundation. She joined the chamber in January 2009 as controller and was later promoted to CFO. She holds bachelors degrees in accounting and business from Hodges University and earned her CPA designation in 1996. Her community involvement includes American Business Womens Association, Boys and Girls Clubs of Collier County and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Bill Pappalardo has been named executive director of Friends of the Collier County Library. He succeeds Linda Fasulo upon her retirement. An award-winning writer, editor and public relations professional with magazine and hard news experience, Mr. Pappalardo is the former communications manager for WCI Communities in Bonita Springs and a former director of public relations for Watermark Communities (WCI) in Palm Beach Gardens. While with WCI, his duties included managing corporate philanthropy initiatives and managing company volunteers are chair of the WCI Legacy Council. He has worked as managing editor for Naples Illustrated and as a feature writer with N magazine of Naples, as well as a reporter and editor for CNNs Day Watch and News Watch programs. He has also worked for the Associated Press in New York City and in corporate public relations for BMW North America and Mercedes-Benz North America. Carol Shaw has been appointed director of development for Youth Haven and will focus on boosting donor support for programs and services for abused, neglected or abandoned children and their families in Southwest Florida. Originally from Chicago, Ms. Shaw formerly served as vice president of development for Hazelden and as regional vice president for the American Cancer Society. She also served as a consultant to nonprofit organizations with the firm of Nike B. Whitcomb and Associates. She served as executive director of the David Lawrence Foundation for nine years, and in 2011 assumed the newly formed position of vice president of development for both the David Lawrence Center and Foundation. She attended the University of Illinois and Roosevelt University with majors in public administration and English. A member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and National Association for Female Executives, she is a former board member of the Economic Development Council of Collier County and was a founding board member of the Substance Abuse Coalition. Professional Advancement Ed Padden executive chef at Vi at Bentley Village, and David Schini director of dining services, recently attended a training summit focusing on healthy, nutritional meal preparation for the senior palate, service excellence and leadership at the San Antonio, Texas, campus of the Culinary Institute of America. Mr. Padden has been executive chef at Vi at Bentley Village for 17 years; Mr. Schini has been a director of dining services at Vi for 25 years. Eric Poeltl, a registered client associate with Moran Edwards Asset Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, has passed the Series 66 examination administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Mr. Poeltl joined the firm in June 2011. He holds a bachelors degree in mathematics from the University of Pennsylv ania. Karen Stevenson, chief advancement officer at Avow Hospice, received the 2012 Catalyst Award of Excellence from the Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association. The award was presented in Orlando earlier this month. Ms. Stevenson joined Avow Hospice in 2007 and was honored for leading Avows development, public relations, community outreach and bereavement departments to advance the companys reputation in the community, to enhance and expand bereavement and caregiver support programs and to raise more than $15 million for Avow Hospice through the Promise fundraising campaign. Real Estate VIP Realty, Naples, announces the following agents who earned club status in the first quarter of 2012. Executive Club: Connie Thomas, Sheree Goldenbaum, Guntis Lambergs, Casey Merriam and Harley Conrad Champions Club: Michelle Ross Combs and Martin Tavener. Mary Manganiello was named Salesperson of the Month for April at Tiburn in North Naples. She has held new homes sales positions in various WCI Communities over the past 13 years. A graduate of the University of Florida, she has been a licensed real estate professional since 1986. Mike Meeks has been named vice president of construction for Taylor Morrison West Florida. Mr. Meeks brings more than 20 years of experience in construction and operations management and will oversee all construction from Collier to Pasco county. A Florida-certified general contractor and a certified green professional, he earned a bachelors degree in construction management from Florida International University and an MBA from the University of Florida. Retail Blair DeLongy has been named vice president-retail operations for John Craig Clothiers. While attending Rollins College, Ms. DeLongy worked for three years at the John Craig JW Marriott location; after graduating in June 2007 with a degree in international business, she moved to Naples to manage John Craig at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. She continues to manage the Naples location and is a buyer for the family-owned businesss six mens specialty stores. In her new capacity she oversees operations for John Craig stores in Winter Park, Orlando and Naples as well as Current and Peter Millar shops in Winter Park. Sales & Marketing Beth Terron has joined ArgoTrak Inc. as vice president of sales and marketing. She helps customize ArgoTrak GPS systems for individual business needs. A graduate of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, she spent a summer in China studying business, networking, culture and development. larson Thomas lambergs Manganiello delongy
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Businesses should review their policies at least once a year and contact their agent immediately if theyve undergone changes in operations, purchased additional inventory or property or introduced a new product line, says Bud Hornbeck, president and CEO of Lutgert Insurance in Nap les. Theyre may be a gap in coverage. Usually sold as a package, property and liability are the two policies every business should carry. But basic liability coverage only scratches the surface of the seemingly endless list of exposures businesses can face. Understanding your needs means assessing and managing your risks and knowing what additional coverage is available: Umbrella policies: Most businesses enhance their basic liability coverage through umbrella policies, sold in $1 million increments. Again, your coverage will depend on your risks and can be determined through that risk-assessment conversation with your agent. Typically its not too expensive to go from $1 million to $2 million, says James Kubek, owner of Time Insurance Agency in Punta Gorda. It might cost a couple of hundred dollars a year extra. As a service to its customers and offered for a fee for non-clients, Lutgerts full-time loss control engineer will conduct a walk-through of a business in search of risks and exposures. Its always good to have another set of eyes looking for potential claims, says Mr. Hornbeck. It makes businesses aware of what could lead to a claim, things they can do to reduce or eliminate the risk, and protects against something from happening. Businesses may also need specialized liability coverage for their line of work. While workers compensation is mandated for companies with four or more employees, construction companies with just one employee must carry it. Even a retail store with one employee should consider coverage in case that person is injured on the job, says Mr. Hornbeck. Errors and omissions policies cover professionals, occupations such as lawyers, doctors, insurance agents and Realtors whose primary business is to make recommendations, says Mr. Kubek. He also suggests businesses consider purchasing fidelity/crime insurance that protects from dishonest employees, embezzlement, forgery, robbery and other crimes committed by an employee or third party. Christine Olson, a partner in Olson and DiNunzio Insurance Agency, a Nationwide office in Naples, says certain occupations require licenses, which in turn require specialty insurance. Contractors, for example, are required to have specific liability limits when they renew their licenses. Business interruption: Hurricanes Charley and Wilma forced many Southwest Florida businesses temporarily out of business. A business owners policy covers fixed expenses and lost profits, the latter determined by the companys past profitability during the time of year its affected by a shut down. Its one of the most effective coverages even if a business doesnt sustain damages to their building or premises, says Mr. Shaw, noting several of his clients benefited from their policies after the storms. A hurricane can shut a business down for weeks or months. The business loses income but expenses continue. This covers those fixed expenses like rent, employee salaries for however long a business is out and can reopen or move to another location. The policy also provides provisions for recreating lost records. Hack and attack: Cyber liability insurance, one of the industrys newest products, reduces a businesss liability should its computers be hacked and sensitive information exposed. Its a necessity for any business doctors offices, insurance agencies, attorney and other companies that maintain clients Social Security numbers, credit card information and other personal data that can lead to identity theft. Fraud is rampant and people are constantly looking for ways to find information and use it illegally, says Mr. Hornbeck, who has written several policies and points to the 70 million customers compromised when Sonys PlayStation network was hacked. The cost for restoring data and repairing the companys reputation costs $200 per customer. People need to know the exposure theyre up against, says Mr. Hornbeck. The FBI reports thousands of these cases happen every day. Floods and natural phenomena: Like homeowners policies, protection against flooding is not included in basic business insurance, says Ms. Olson. A lot of businesses dont feel like this is something that will happen to them, that they can get their computer equipment out before theres damage, she says. I really dont know what their philosophy is for not buying it. Federal flood maps determine primary and secondary zones where a major event has historically occurred within the past century. But even businesses located out of a flood zone can be affected. Nationally, 30 percent of flooding happens in non-flood zones. Federal flood insurance is offered by all agencies with no price differentiations. Its set in stone and is relatively inexpensive. Ms. Olson also recommends a business consider additional wind coverage if its located close to the coast and protection against power outages, especially important to restaurants. Accidents can happen: Accidents and thefts involving commercial vehicles are the No. 1 claim for Lutgert Insurance, according to Mr. Hornbeck, and one of the reasons that combined liability and umbrella package are so important. Injuries, property damage and medical costs can be absolutely huge, he says. In addition to a commercial vehicle policy, employers can also add hired and nonowned auto coverage that protects them should an employee be involved in an accident while driving a personal vehicle. Almost every business sends someone to do something in their own car, says Mr. Kubek. It covers employers if their employee is on company time, doing something in their car and gets into an accident. Bad employees: Business owners often think their general liability policy protects them from an employees less-thanprofessional actions. Not so, according to Mr. Hornbeck. Employment practices liability insurance safeguards a business from actions brought by an employee, including age, gender and religious discrimination, sexual harassment, abuse and wrongful termination. Everybody who has employees needs to have this, he says. Something as simple as an off-color joke overheard by another employee can be offensive. If they file a claim, theyll probably get something. We see a lot of discrimination claims. Also overlooked: There are countless additional insurance products businesses can consider, many of them liability based, including coverage for directors and officers who may be singled out and sued, says Mr. Hornbeck. Also, 60 percent of most homebased businesses dont have adequate coverage, which can be purchased as an endorsement to a homeowners policy or a separate business policy to cover liability. INSURANCEFrom page 1
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 BUSINESS B7 NETWORKINGCOURTESY PHOTOS 1. Alicia Rosales, Kathy Christensen, Michele Meyer and Shirley Rainwaters 2. Judy Coleman, David Call and Susan McManus 3. Julie Sprague, Barbara Oppenheim and Dianne Mayberry-Hatt 4. Gina Lostracco and Karey Stewart 5. Nancy Beights, David Stump and Jeanine Brakefield 6. Cherie Allison and Kimberly Stalcup 7. Kamela Patton and Jerald Thompson 8. Diane Fontdevila and Jackie Lippold Hodges U. hosts the Education Foundation Educators RoundtableWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ oridaweekly.com. 1 2 4 8 3 5 6 7
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Park Shore Regent #19N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 premiersir.com/212004954 $6,990,000 Regent #5-N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 premiersir.com/210021357 $6,250,000 4100 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 premiersir.com/212001775 $5,700,000 4740 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 premiersir.com/210035558 $3,295,000 Provence #1003 Otto Becker 239.250.6808 premiersir.com/212001910 $3,195,000 Provence #604 Jerry Wachowicz 239.777.0741 premiersir.com/210042005 $2,445,000 Le Ciel Venetian Tower #1803 Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 premiersir.com/212008219 $2,150,000 233 Mermaids Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 premiersir.com/206048596 $1,495,000 Park Shore Tower #17-B Angela R. Allen 239.825.8494 premiersir.com/212008256 $1,299,000 Belair #7 Richard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 premiersir.com/212000756 $459,000 Pelican Bay / Pelican Marsh Bay Colony Trieste #1203 Cli Donenfeld 239.398.0335 premiersir.com/212004878 $3,195,000 Trieste #1104 Carol Gilman 239.404.3253 premiersir.com/212014368 $2,495,000 8800 La Palma Lane Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 premiersir.com/211004528 $2,250,000 Toscana #1603 Ray Couret 239.293.5899 premiersir.com/211512351 $1,795,000 Toscana #601 Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 premiersir.com/211518051 $1,750,000 Moorings 2765 Leeward Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 premiersir.com/211516201 $2,795,000 Westgate #S-8 Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 premiersir.com/212003352 $1,695,000 Martinique Club #101 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 premiersir.com/212016107 $1,050,000 Commodore Club #402 Vickie Larscheid 239.250.5041 premiersir.com/212001427 $539,900 Executive Club #405 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 premiersir.com/211515282 $459,000 premiersothebysrealty .comBridge Way Villas #180 Vickie Larscheid 239.250.5041 premiersir.com/212007061 $1,100,000 PELICAN BAYSt. Raphael #11 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 premiersir.com/212006994 $850,000 PELICAN BAYGrosvenor #1705 Jeri Richey 239.269.2203 premiersir.com/210004123 $749,000 PELICAN BAY1774 Ivy Pointe Court Janet Rathbun 239.860.0012 premiersir.com/212005044 $725,000 PELICAN MARSHCrescent #2021 Chris Wortman 239.273.2007 premiersir.com/210031093 $645,000 PELICAN BAYSt. Tropez #504 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 premiersir.com/211004545 $590,000 PELICAN BAYMont Claire #202 Dina L. Moon 239.370.1252 premiersir.com/212002636 $575,000 PELICAN MARSHSan Marino #208C Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 premiersir.com/212007226 $569,000 PELICAN BAYSanctuary #125 Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 premiersir.com/210004724 $399,000 PELICAN BAYRavenna #102 Janet Rathbun 239.860.0012 premiersir.com/212005375 $375,000 PELICAN MARSH
Naples / North Naples Marco Island 781 Caxambas Drive Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 premiersir.com/212015974 $3,900,000 Cozumel #PH03 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 premiersir.com/212001223 $3,250,000 616 Waterside Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.2222 premiersir.com/211524107 $1,850,000 1271 Ember Court Brock/Julie Wilson 239.595.5983 premiersir.com/212016619 $1,800,499 Madeira #906 Laura/Chris Adams 239.404.4766 premiersir.com/211503172 $1,485,000 281 Hideaway Circle South Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.2222 premiersir.com/212000249 $1,350,000 South Seas Tower II #1611 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 premiersir.com/212016334 $749,000 850 Bareld Drive South Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 premiersir.com/211518746 $599,900 Commodore Club #211 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 premiersir.com/212016091 $475,000 South Seas Tower II #408 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 premiersir.com/212001580 $374,500 Vanderbilt Beach Regatta I #808 Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 premiersir.com/212008688 $785,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside I #502 Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 premiersir.com/211513417 $739,900 Regatta I #PH08 Patricia Bucalo 239.248.0694 premiersir.com/211502836 $675,000 Anchorage #409 Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 premiersir.com/212010389 $525,000 Vanderbilt Towers I #603 Philip Mareschal 239.269.6033 premiersir.com/211511410 $324,500 Grey Oaks 2804 Silverleaf Lane Carol Gilman 239.404.3253 premiersir.com/211517276 $4,100,000 2955 Bellower Lane Carolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 premiersir.com/212006087 $3,350,000 2928 Indigobush Way Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 premiersir.com/211511774 $2,795,000 1220 Gordon River Trail Sales Center 239.261.3148 premiersir.com/EST $1,500,000 Terra Verde #2458 Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.571.5339 premiersir.com/212016400 $639,000 premiersothebysrealty .comThe Seasons #401 Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 premiersir.com/212007574 $2,800,000 NAPLES CAYGrande Preserve Grande Phoenician #504 Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 premiersir.com/212015201 $1,199,000 THE DUNESGrande Preserve Grande Phoenician #T-1 Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 premiersir.com/211521995 $1,125,000 THE DUNES92 Center Street Sue Black/Kristin Mikler 239.250.5611 premiersir.com/210017940 $1,050,000 PINE RIDGE8027 San Simeon Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 premiersir.com/212000843 $669,000 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY4356 7th Avenue SW Fred Alter 239.269.4123 premiersir.com/211523846 $599,000 ESTATES HOME3907 Midshore Drive Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 premiersir.com/212006875 $545,000 WILSHIRE LAKESMarina Bay Club #1002 Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 premiersir.com/211520612 $499,000 MARINA BAY CLUB6757 Southern Oak Court Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 premiersir.com/211503159 $449,000 AUTUMN WOODSNaples Bath & Tennis #2A Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 premiersir.com/211506564 $129,000 NAPLES BATH TENNIS MONSAT SUN
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your beach home awaitsPrivate and secluded beachfront home with Gulf views everywhere you look. Magnicently designed with ve bedrooms ensuite, library, theater room, formal dining room with built in temperature controlled glass wine coolers, glass elevator & shaft, custom glass hemmed balconies, and luxurious pool area with extensive water features. $11,400,000CHRISTOPHER A. BRAUNchris@allnaples.com 239.572.2200 www.allnaples.comExpert Naples Real Estate Services for Buyers & Sellers Since 1984 DOWNING-FRYE REALTY INC. rarely availableEnjoy your main residence and detached guest home with private southwesterly water orientation on a quiet cul-de-sac tucked away near Port Royal and Little Harbor. This home features 140 feet of protected and direct Gulf access water frontage as well as your own private cut-in boat slip. $2,495,000 tranquil & privateSerene 4/3 courtyard design in Pelican Marsh, quiet cul-de-sac, lake & golf course view. $799,000 panoramic vistas3/2 in Bayfront, large open terrace, shopping & dining within property, walk to 5th Avenue. $599,000 vanderbilt beach2/2 with Gulf views, turnkey furnished, steps to Vanderbilt Beach & Delnor-Wiggins State Park. $395,000 beach & boatingGulf Shore Boulevard, sunny 3/3 built 2004, deeded boat dock included, beach access across street, gorgeous move-in condition. $1,295,000 secluded moorings4/4, West of Crayton, elegant simplicity, large tropical lot, deeded City park green space across the street. $1,095,000 perfect parkshoreWOW updated 4/4, private & quiet large interior lot, impact glass and doors, large paver pool area with bath access. $ 849,000 Just Reduced! Just Reduced!
Pelican Isle III #803: Expansive water views, turnkey furnished, 2428SF. $759,000INTEGRITY EXPERTISE DIRECTION FOR REAL ESTATEAMERIVEST Realty Pelican Isle II #302: 2677SF, wood rs, Gulf views, LaPlaya membership avail. $729,000 Pelican Isle II #402: Granite kit, wood/tile rs, Gulf of Mexico views, 3/3 2677SF. $839,000 Pelican Isle III #602: Waterfront! Marble oors, new decor, 2 lanais, 2677SF. $799,000 Pelican Isle II #404: Waterfront, amazing views, furnished, 4/3.5Ba., end unit. $1,099,000 Pelican Isle II #303: Walk into breathtaking views, wood rs, granite kit, furnished. $829,000 Pelican Isle III #601: 3050SF, end unit, 2 lg. wrap around lanais, Views! $989,000 Boat Slips Available: Boaters dream 1200 yards from your slip to the Gulf of Mexico www.GulfnGolfNaples.com www.WigginsPass.com www.Fosterteam.Listingbook.com www.youtube.com/fosterteamnaples firstname.lastname@example.org GENE FOSTER 239.253.8002 BRIDGETTE FOSTER 239.253.8001 'Download AT&T code or = scanner on your 'Smart phone' and read our QR code' Residences of Pelican Isle Open House Sunday, May 27th 1-4 Pelican Isle II #702: New A/C units & water heater, W. views of the Gulf of Mexico. $899,000 SOLD 2119 Imperial Golf Course Blvd.: Lake view lot,completely renovated, chefs kitchen, den w/gas replace, 3+den/3233SF $889,000 Old Naples Seaport Slip #11: Close to 5th Ave. accomodates a boat up to 125' LOA with a beam of 24' $750,000 Marina Bay Club Slip #4: Island Marina Slip oating dock for a vessel of LOA 32Ft. $59,900 Unique Properties
PRIME NAPLES VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATIONServing North Naples and surrounding area. Stop by our on -site Village Walk office Mon-Fri 10-3 Sat-Sun 10-3 All homes now on re-sale market and priced from the low 200's to 500's. Illustrated Properties Real Estate Mortgage Insurance Title Joanne Ciesielski"Dedicated to customer service, integrity and professionalism"239.287.6732 Brian Carey 239.370.8687 Village Walk of Naples Resort Style Living at its Best! Village Walk Town Center is the focus of the community's unique lifestylea lifestyle people dream about; meeting friends for a swim, a work out or a set of tennis..then grabbing lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant... relaxing to the soothing sounds of fountains or taking a relaxing stroll back home around the many lakes and footbridges.Village Walk o ers a full array of activities, and full recreational facilities reserved exclusively for resident's use with no equity or membership fees! Pristine Pool Home! Pristine 4BR,3.5BA Carlyle with Southern exposure, features plenty of windows to let in the natural light! Cherry, bright neutral interior, upgraded throughout, screened lanai with lake views and heated pool. OWNER WILL CONSIDER ALL REASONABLE OFFERS. $465,000 UPGRADED CUSTOM POOL HOME! 4BR,3BA plus den, Windsor model offers formal dining and living room, updated kitchen,granite, newer appliances, large tile in living areas, large screened lanai with private pool and lake views! $480,000 Oakmont 3BR,2.5 BA with custom kitchen and custom pool, east facing lanai, quick closing available. $399,000 Oakmont 3BR,2.5BA with huge screened patio facing South. Full hurricane shutters, great location and a spotless home. $367,000 STOP YOUR SEARCH! This is the one you have been looking for! Pristine 3BR, 2.5BA Oakmont has all the features today's buyer is looking for! New kitchen cabinets, granite, stainless, newer A/C, complete hurricane protection, screened lanai with lake views and more! $369,900 NEW LISTING ISLAND WALK
M e d iterra Sales Cente r 15836 Savona Wa y DiscoverMediterracom DiscoverMediterra com SL L 10 0 36 3 3 107 SL 1036107 S che d ule a Showin g w ith J oni Alb er t 239.451.953 9 JoniAlbert@MediterraNaples.com 16619 Cortona Lane 3 Bdrm, 3.5 bath, Library, Game Room, Sundeck, 3 Car Garage and more! Stunning Villa Pool Home $1,545,000 16664 Lucarno Way 3 Bdrm, Study, 3.5 Bath, 2 Car Garage, 3,000+ sq. ft. Many Amenities! Beautiful Villa Pool Home $1,525,000 18222 Lagos Way 3 Bdrm, Study, 3.5 Bath, Study, 3 Car Garage Many Amenities! Beautiful Villa Pool Home $949,000 15509 Monterosso Lane #102 Coach Home 2 Bdrm, Den 2.5 bath, 2 Car Garage Beautiful Lake Views -$499,000 28570 Calabria Court #102 Coach Home 3 Bdrm, Den, 3 Bath, 2 Car Garage Private Preserve View $465,000 REALTY LLC 16473 Celebrita Court 3 Bdrm, Study, 3.5 Bath, 3 Car Garage, 3,600+ sq. ft. Stunning Lagoon Style Pool Home $1,625,000 Were here for you. Worldwide. OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 23853 Sanctuary Lakes Ct., Bonita Springs. Courtyard home with spacious guest house at Pelilcan Landing 4BD+Den 3BA 3GA $698,500 Stop in on Sunday! VILLA VISTANA AT THE VINEYARDS Attached villa is open and spacious. Large kitchen, living room, master bedroom and screen lanai all have pretty lake views. 3BD+Den 2.5BA 2GA $299,000. HORIZONS AT BONITA BAY Beautiful 21st Bay and the Gulf of Mexico from three large balconies and living area. Luxuriously furnished. 2BD+Den 4BA 2GA $1,795,000. QUAIL CREEK ESTATES Beautifully maintained family home offers golf course, lake and sunset views! Many recent updates throughout the home. 3BD+Den 4BA 3GA $865,000. QUAIL CREEK, golf course view. Approx. 7000 total sq ft with 1BD 1BA guest home. 4BD 6BA 3GA $2,150,000 Call for an appointment. OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 346 Central A venue, Olde Naples. Masterpiece in the heart of Olde Naples. Just a couple of blocks to the beach and Fifth Ave. 3BD+Den 3BA 2GA $2,695,000. Stop by Sunday.
Jacki Strategos SRES, G.R.I., e-Pro239-370-1222JStrategos@att.netwww.JackiStrategos.com Richard Droste Realtor239email@example.com 3 BR 3 BA + den w/extended lanai. Large eat-in kitchen. No Mandatory Fees.8836 Lely Island Circle $449,500 CORNER LOT LOCATIONMint condition, 2nd 2 BR/ 2 BA + den. Professionally decorated. ALL NEW FURNISHINGS. $323,900 Mystic Greens Lely Resort BONUS ROOM Beautiful layout. Extremely spacious 1st oor unit. 2 BR/2Ba/2 car garage.HawthornesLely $254,900SELLER MOTIVATED Wilderness Condo Wilderness CC Large End Unit with Patio & Golf Views! 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,700 sq. feet Offered at $360,000 Terra Verde Condo Grey Oaks The Best Golf Views in Terra Verde! 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,699 sq. feet Offered at $599,000 Kasota Bay Condo Olde Naples Remodeled, Private & Fabulous Location! 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,235 sq. feet Offered at $498,900 NAPLES LUXURY REAL ESTATE Professionals on Your Team 239.537.3732 Karyn 239.298.3555 Rowan www.lovingnaples.com Knowledge. Service. Integrity. www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 290 Dundee, Ft Myers BeachExquisite custom home boasts Olde Florida charm and todays hurricane standards with 210 of wraparound gulf access canal and widows walk with 360 views. Stone salt water pool & spill over spa. Viking Gas Cooktop, Radiant heat stone floor in master, and so much more! $1,495,000 Treviso at The Colony at Pelican LandingStunning 10th floor SW corner unit! A million dollar view for under a million! $999,000Offered by Tauna YerkesLAHAINA REALTY OPEN SATURDAY 1-4 ensconsed in the banister which is OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 CHECK OUT THIS HOT NEW LISTING IN Chris Lecca eLeccaTeam@gmail.com www.LetsMoveToNaples.com239.776.5423 Chris Lecca eLeccaTeam@gmail.co www.LetsMoveToNaples.c 239.776.5423 S HO T NEW LI ST I N G I N I N G I N Quail Creek Quail Creek Open HouseTHIS SUNDAY 5/27 2-4PM 10368 QUAIL CROWN DR.3 BED.+ DEN, 2.5 BATHS, SINGLE FAMILYQuail Creek Villages Finest! This gorgeous, recently renovated, move-in ready Single F amily home in Quail s Nest is just what you are looking for! Featuring a open and airy layout with Formal Living Room/Den, Dining Room, Remodeled Kitchen (2008) with Custom Cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Counters, Over & Under Cabinet Lighting, and Large Family Room. Also in 2008, new tile oors on the diagonal, carpet, Hurricane Shutters, alarm system, Wood Plantation Shutters, Window Treatments, Light Fixtures, and New Roof were all installed. Call for a private tour today! Priced to Sell $319,000For more info, visit www.10368QuailCrownDriveNaples.comLook for more Lennar Homes throughout SWFLennar Homes has acquired several new properties in Southwest Florida, including one in Naples and one in eastern Collier County. The builder will offer its executive homes in Naples Madison Park community off Davis Boulevard, where its manor homes already have been built. At Emerson Park in Ave Maria and at Hawthorne in Bonita Springs, Lennar will offer its executive floor plans, starting in the high $100,000s. Lennar coach homes are now available in Emerson Square in Fort Myers, a community developed by Centex Homes. Executive floor plans are offered in Cypress Falls at the Woodlands, a 55-and-old community in North Port in southern Sarasota County. Quail West model showcases London Bay Homes best features SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYLondon Bay Homes has reduced the price of its Chiara model in Quail West. The three-bedroom, 4,300-square-foot home is now offered at $1.795 million, move-in ready. Among the highlights of the Chiara is a wine cellar adjacent to the dining room, complete with a tasting table constructed from a four-inch slab of chiseled granite. Outdoor living spaces include a courtyard off the library and breakfast area, and a covered outdoor living room with summer kitchen and a dining area that can seat eight. London Bay Homes has incorporated several of its signature design elements into the Chiara, including an oversized island breakfast bar in the kitchen and an adjacent area offering a walk-in pantry and built-in desk. The gourmet kitchen has a Wolf and Sub-Zero appliance package, white cabinetry with open display shelves and glass doors, granite countertops and chicklet mosaic tile accenting the stove backsplash. The builder also captures buyers demand for private and open spaces, offering the library and two en-suite guestrooms with walk-in closets and private full baths. These intimate areas are balanced by an open floor plan, where dining room, kitchen and great room mingle into adjoining spaces and flow outside via sliding glass doors to the outdoor living room or courtyard. The Chiara has three full baths, two powder rooms and a staggered two-car garage with separate entry doors. Interior design is by Romanza in a soothing palette of blues and neutral tones that mimic the sea. The Chiaras setting, overlooking a golf course fairway, defines the best of Southwest Florida, with its layered views of greenness, sand and sky. For more information, call 592-1400 or visit www.LondonBay.com. Premier Sothebys earns top rankings from REAL Trends 500Premier Sothebys International Realty was ranked by 2012 REAL Trends 500 as No. 46 of the Top 500 brokerage companies in the U.S. by closed sales volume. The agency achieved sales of more than $1.7 billion through the end of 2011, landing it among the top 50 residential real estate brokerages in REAL Trends Billionaires Club. With a 17.8 percent increase in sales year over year, the firm was also listed as one of the top movers by volume. With an average sales price of $761,894, the firm ranked among the top 20 firms with the highest average home sales prices. With 18 offices along Floridas gulf coast and more than 450 associates, the firm was also recognized among the top 40 firms nationwide with the highest productivity per sales associate. The Chiara
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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTION BROUGHT TO YOU BY: INSIDEThe High-Rises at Bonita Bay 495-1105 Estuary at Grey Oaks 261-3148 The Strada at Mercato 594-9400 The Village 261-6161 The Gallery 659-0099 Old Naples 434-2424 North Naples 594-9494 The Promenade 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 434-8770 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 East of the SunPhil Jason reviews a powerful, bittersweet memoir about a life of constant change. C12 Taste of MexicoSeor Tequilas spotlights interesting dishes specific to the Jalisco region. C31 Corks & CandlesNCH Auxiliaries join forces for a fundraiser, and more fun around town. C26-28 Lead singer reflects on picking up with StyxBand headlines Cape Coral concertBefore he had ever sung a note on stage with Styx, lead singer Lawrence Gowan says, he knew he had made the right move to put his solo career on hold to join the band. When I met them, I just knew that we were musically kind of locked (in), he says of his first impressions of his band mates. At first, we thought wed just test it out. But we knew after three shows it was working so well that it was destined to continue. That was a welcome realization for both Gowan and Styx. Both had a lot at stake at that point in time in 1999. For Gowan, he was stepping away from a six-album solo career in Canada that had included a pair of top five albums and a half dozen top 15 singles. But because of contractual obligations with his label, he had never had the opportunity to extend that success to the United States by releasing his music in this country. As for Styx, Gowan would fill a critical vacancy in the lineup that was created by the rather turbulent split with Dennis DeYoung, the bands primary singer/keyboardist and writer of many of the groups hits. The bands future essentially hinged on finding a musician who could fill DeYoungs major role in the group. Almost 14 years have passed since those first three concerts, and Styx and Gowan are still going strong. They headline HUGEfest, a free BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com THE POET WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS once claimed: It is difficult to get the news from poems. Ive flipped that around, says writer/artist/blogger Austin Kleon, who has figured out how to get poems from the news. Mr. Kleon studied creative writing at Miami University in Ohio. After graduation, however, he found himself wrestling with writers block. I was struggling to come up with ideas for my work staring at the Microsoft Word screen, he says. The blinking cursor seemed to be mocking him. Then he happened to glance at the stack of newspapers in the recycling bin next to his desk. I thought, I dont have any words, but right next to me are thousands of them, he says. So he picked up a newspaper and a black marker, and started drawing Austin Kleon finds poetry in newspapersSEE MARK, C4 SEE STYX, C16 Making his mark AUSTINKLEON.COMA piece by Austin Kleon where he blacks out newspaper stories to create a poem.COURTESY PHOTOFront: James JY Young, Tommy Shaw and Lawrence Gowan. Back: Chuck Panozzo, Ricky Phillips and Todd Sucherman.BY ALAN SCULLEYFlorida Weekly Correspondent
SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSLetting go of being rightWhen it comes to pop culture, Im often behind the curve. I like to wait until the hype over a new movie or CD or book has faded so that my take isnt clouded by popular opinion. Which is why Im only now coming to read The Corrections, Jonathan Franzens 2001 National Book Award-winning novel about the members of a Midwestern family. Its taken me more than a month to slog through its 466 pages not because its not brilliantly written (which it is) or because the story isnt compelling (its that, too) but because the characters are so inherently unlikeable. Mr. Franzen is a master of voice and a perceptive chronicler of the human condition, but I would hate to know any of the characters in his book. Much of the story centers around Alfred and Enid Lambert, a couple married more than 40 years, whose relationship is a study in marital dysfunction. In the last pages of the book, Enid visits Alfred at the nursing home where he lives out his final days and unloads a lifetimes worth of passive-aggression. Shed felt wrong all her life and now she had a chance to tell him how wrong he was, the book says. She had to come and tell Alfred that he was wrong to dribble ice cream on his clean, freshly pressed pants. He was wrong not to recognize Joe Person when Joe was nice enough to drop in. He was wrong not to look at snapshots of Aaron and Caleb and Jonah. He was wrong not to be happy or grateful or even remotely lucid when his wife and daughter went to enormous trouble to bring him home for Thanksgiving dinner. Its a tough scene to get through, mostly because it hits so close to the truth. Weve all witnessed those couples some together for decades, some just down the aisle who engage in the same emphatic insistence on being right, a behavior pattern that is appealing in its own unhealthy way, like fast food or pop music.Katherine Woodward Thomas, author and psychologist who I seem to be quoting every week, says that letting go of the need to be right will make a monumental difference in our relationships. It feels good to be a big person the one to forgive, the one to apologize first, the one to give up saving face, she writes in Calling in The One: 7 Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life. She tells us: Once you take a deep breath and give up the need to be right, to look good, to punish someone for hurting you, or to make someone wrong, then you are free to experience a profound love that becomes a way of life. Which is exactly what most of us are aiming for. We get so wrapped up in asserting our infallibility that we lose sight of the ultimate goal of our relationships: to make ourselves and our partners happy. Why not take a step back, open our curled fists, and try for a few hours, for a few days not being right. That could mean the difference between being unlikeable characters and characters that others love. And that makes all the difference in the world. Am I right? artisHENDERSONsandydays@floridaweekly.com www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 Schedule your coolsculpting consult today! 239-449-8328www.RiverchaseDermatology.comComplimentary Consultations available at these locations: Fort Myers Spa Blue MD at Riverchase North Naples Spa Blue MD at Riverchase Downtown Naples Riverchase DermatologyNorth Naples 1015 Crosspointe Dr. Downtown Naples 261 9th St. S. Marco Island 950 N. Collier Blvd., #303 Ft. Myers 7331 Gladiolous Dr. Cape Coral 1425 Viscaya Pkwy., #102 Settle the score with stubborn lumps and bumps like muf n tops.Show off the body youve always dreamed of.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 boxes around words that popped out at him. I was connecting the words to phrases and funny sayings, he recalls. Then he blacked out everything he hadnt circled. I thought I was doing a writing exercise, he says. I really thought this was just a way to get to other writing, that the little exercises would lead to a bigger piece. But then he realized he was writing poems. The newspaper blackout poems, as he called them, put him back in touch with the joy of writing. For those of us (for whom) writing becomes a career or job, we forget very quickly what bought us to writing in the first place, he says. The newspaper blackout poems melted his writers block and reunited Mr. Kleon with a sense of play and fun in writing. It was a different approach from the typical way of writing poetry, which he describes as: You read things, and you collect words, you form your own internal vocabulary. You combine those words in your own way and that makes your own writing. But now he was discovering words that were already there, and combining them in new and unusual ways. Like Allen Ginsberg in his poem, Supermarket in California, he was shopping for images, he says. He began posting his newspaper blackout poems on his blog, and readers discovered them and started sharing them with friends. I thought, This is a side project, not serious. This is nothing. This is just something weird I do to put on my blog, he says. But the Internet kind of latched onto it, and I became the blackout guy. So I just kept making newspaper blackout poems. It wasnt until three years later, however, in 2008, that the poems became even more popular.Every writers dreamIts funny, Mr. Kleon says. Everyone thinks of overnight success online. But its been my experience that people who you think have had it have been at it for at least half a decade. That was certainly true in my case. In 2008, a couple of popular blogs featured his poems, and then NPRs Morning Edition did a feature on them. Soon after, an editor at Harper Perennial, an imprint of HarperCollins, contacted Mr. Kleon and asked if hed ever thought of doing a book. It was every writers dream. He of course said yes. They wanted the book to consist of poems not already posted on his blog, so Mr. Kleon, who had a day job designing websites for the University of Texas School of Law, spent his morning and evening bus commute, as well as his lunch hour, writing new ones. The poems in Newspaper Blackout reflect a wide variety of emotions. Some are poignant, such as On Top of Wheat Silos: on top/of the/wheat silos/we see/the birds/venture/farther from their/nests than/we/ever/ have. Some are whimsical, such as Martin Stepped In: Martin stepped in,/he was not scared/ This thing flies/he said/to prove it/he/jumped off/my garage/in his/jet pack/fueled by/dreams. Or they can be mystical, such as On Her Planet: there wasnt much:/a windmill,/the radio,/a lot of country music/on Her Planet/you get the sense that/the End of the World/is like any other/adventure. Newpaper Blackout was released in April 2010. Just prior to its release, Mr. Kleon spoke at TEDxPennQuarter in Washington, D.C. After the books release, PBS NewsHour ran a segment about the poems, and Mr. Kleon gave a workshop at the Austin Museum of Art and spoke at SXSW.Not the firstWhen he started making his poems, Mr. Kleon didnt realize he was part of a 250-year history of using newspapers to find poetry. Readers of his blog sent him information about those who had come before him. For example, back in the 1700s, Caleb Whitefoord would read across two columns in the newspaper, creating what he called cross-readings. The combination of lines from two disparate columns led to things like: On Tuesday both Houses of Convocation met:/Books shut, nothing done. In the 1920s, Tristan Tzara created poems by cutting out words from papers and randomly pulling them out of a hat. And in Paris in 1959, the Canadian poet Brion Gysin cut up strips of newspapers and reassembled them, calling them cutups. The American writer William Burroughs also made cut-ups. And, continuing the tradition, Tracy McCusker published Manifesto for All in March, a collection of newspaper blackout poems assembled from the Communist Manifesto. She mentions Mr. Kleon in her acknowledgements, saying that his belief that creativity comes from what we subtract from the world around us and his latest book, Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative, inspired her.Using words like LegosAs for his own inspirations, Mr. Kleon names Shel Silverstein, Joe Brainard, Frank OHara and Kenneth Koch as some of his favorite poets. He can also point to a family history with newspapers. His uncle was an editor for the Youngstown Vindicator for approximately 20 years, before being called to become a preacher. His father-in-law is a reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, writing for them for 35 years. And while many of his peers may shun papers, considering them a dying medium, Mr. Kleon, 28, reads the newspaper every day. To me, the newspaper has this kind of magic to it that youll never be able to replicate, he says. Theres a serendipity to the newspaper that you still really cant replicate online. Theres something about having this kind of tapestry of human experience kind of laid out on this huge broadsheet page, and when you open it up, youre bombarded by all these different stories. When you read a newspaper, your mind is already making a collage out of everything you read. People have asked him why he hasnt created a newspaper blackout app for the iPad. I say to them, theres magic in feeling a newspaper in your hands. Theres a magic to smelling the marker fumes when they come out. Theres the sound of the paper, how it crinkles. For me, the more senses I can bring into the act of writing, the more of an engaging activity it is. The minute I started making writing with my hands, it became clear to me that writing is a craft. You push words around on a page. Words are like Legos, you snap them together and you get combinations.Its all just marksWhen he began, he would typically use stories from a newspapers local news or arts sections. Lately, hes begun grabbing the sports section because coaches and players talk in metaphors a lot, in everyday language, with lots of quotes and lots of funny images, he says. The poems, with the words popping up here and there in a sea of black, crossed-out lines, look like redacted government documents. I thought of newspaper blackout poems as if the CIA did haiku, Mr. Kleon says, explaining that the poems are short like a haiku and (have) images like a haiku. Theres usually a turn or a twist at the end. Im really an artist; pictures and words arent separate for me, he says. Its all mark-making for me. Its all just marks. Read more about Austin Kleon and his new book, Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative, on page C8.MARKFrom page 1 AUSTINKLEON.COMA newspaper blackout poem by Austin Kleon.
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Collier Blvd. Reservations: 3894545. www.islandermarco.com.Patriotic Pops The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents a starspangled celebration of America with Naples own Casey Weston, at 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org. Saturday, May 26 Top Dogs The Fort Myers Dog Club holds the Greater Fort Myers Dog show from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. today and 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers. 839-4434 or www.fortmyersdogclub.com.All That Brass The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents a Magic Carpet concert featuring members of the brass section at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org.Fun at the Y The Bonita Springs YMCA reopens with a free community celebration from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Festivities include food and snacks, face painting, bounce houses and swimming. (941) 441-6322 or www.facebook.com/ bonitaspringsymca.Kids in the Garden The Naples Botanical Garden hosts a day of W.O.N.DE.R. from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Bring the family to Walk, Observe, Navigate, Draw, Explore and Read. 643-7285 or www.naplesgarden.org.Hit Man Miromar Outlets presents Ron Stanley performing a myriad of hits hits from 1-4 p.m. www.miromaroutlets. com.Mob Music The Chicago Mob plays blues and Motown sounds from 8-10 p.m. in Market Plaza at Gulf Coast Town Center. 267-0783 or www.gulfcoasttowncenter.com.Laugh It Up The Mosquito Bus hosts headliners Mike Mercadal and Scott Lenter beginning at 9 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. Open mic follows the stand-up comedy show. $12 at the door or $6 in advance at www. mosquitobus.com. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or www.fredsnaples.com. Sunday, May 27 One Baby Boomer Kim Jenkins, the One-Man Baby Boomer Band, performs music of the s and 0s from 1-4 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. www. miromaroutlets.com.Roller Derby The Fort Myers Derby Girls collect donations for ACT-Abuse Counseling & Treatment at tonights bout against the River City Rat Pack at Bamboozles, 2095 Andrea Land in Fort Myers. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and the bout starts at 6:30 p.m. www.fortmyersderbygirls.com.s Party Dress to impress in your favorite fashions from the s for a tribute to Bon Jovi at Blue Martini in Mercato. 591-2583 or www.bluemartinilounge.com. Monday, May 28 Garden Event Enjoy Memorial Day in the Garden from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Naples Botanical Garden. Activities include a summer picnic and musical performances. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org.Jazz and Dance Dance to jazz by Jebry and her jazz musician friends Jean Packard, Carol Fusaro, Bobby Phillips from 6-9 p.m. at Mongellos. Jazz musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in. 4221 Tamiami Trail. 793-2644. Movie Night The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents a screening and discussion of Kolya at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Tuesday, May 29 Movie Night Gulf Coast Town Center kicks off its fifth annual Cinema Under the Stars series with a showing of Happily NEver After around 8:30 p.m. on the Market Plaza Lawn. 267-0783 or www.gulfcoasttowncenter.com. Coming Up A Sip of Scotch Shulas at the Hilton Naples hosts a four-course dinner with scotch pairings at 6 p.m. May 31. 659-3176 for reservations.Village Dancing The Village on Venetian Bay hosts Dancing by the Fountain from 6-9 p.m. May 31, with music by DJ Michael J. Levaul and dance demos by Jim and Tammy Clemens from Modern Steps School. 261-6100. Rod Stewart Tribute The Islander Restaurant on Marco Island presents a tribute to Rod Stewart beginning at 7 p.m. May 31. 1093 N. Collier Blvd. Reservations: 389-4545. www.islandermarco.com.Art Opening The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts an opening reception for Inside and Out: Inspired by Nature from 6-8 p.m. June 1. Enjoy a display Ikebana arrangements by member artist Ihoko Cummings and watch her at work on her art form. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.Art Night Art Walk takes place from 6-10 p.m June 1 in downtown Fort Myers. www.fortmyersartwalk.com.Makeover Time Make-up artist Ricardo Costales will work his makeover magic from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 2 at the Lancome counter at Dillards at Coconut Point. $35. Appointments: 9474133, ext.5018.NIFF Summer Films The Naples International Film Festival starts its summer film series with a screening and discussion of American Graffiti at 7 p.m. June 5 at Silverspot Cinema in Mercato. $25 includes a glass of wine, beer or soda plus savory bites and a sweet treat. NIFF members enjoy complimentary popcorn. Www,naplesfilmfest.com or www.silverspotcinema.com.Walking Tour See and hear about the sights of the historic Third Street South district on a guided tour with a docent from the Naples Historical Society. Tours set out from Palm Cottage at 9 a.m. June 6, 13, 20 and 27. $16 per person ($10 for NHS members); children free. 137 12th Ave. S. Reservations: 261-8164.Ocean Art Tampa artist Sigrid Tidmore presents a lecture titled Exploring the Oceans Edge through Art at 5:30 p.m. June 6 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road. Ms. Tidmores exhibit, Oceans Edge: The Corridor of Life is on exhibit at the center through Sept. 7. Reservations: 417-6310. www.rookerybay.org.Garden Tour Enjoy a guided tour of the Norris Gardens at Palm Cottage, home of the Naples Historical Society, beginning at 10 a.m. June 7 and 21. $10 per person (free for children and NHS members). 137 12th Ave. S. Reservations: 261-8164.Time for a Trunk Show A carefully curated collection of 200 certified pre-owned Tourneau timepieces will be at the Tourneau showroom in Waterside Shops June 9-16.Downtown Jazz Jazz musicians Glenn Basham, Lew Del Gatto, Dan Miller, Dan Heck, Jerry Stawski, Paul Shewchuk, Ron Hefner and vocalist Susie Hulcher pull out the stops for Jazzin It Up! beginning at 6 p.m. June 14 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in Fort Myers. The evening is a benefit for Footsteps to the Future. 281-7378.Beachfront Jazz The Legendary JCs open the 27th annual SummerJazz on the Gulf series of free concerts on the lawn at the Naples Beach Hotel at 7 p.m. June 16. The series continues July 21 with Late Night Brass, Aug. 25 with New Groove City and Sept. 22 with Eight to the Bar. 2612222 www .naplesbeachhotel.com. Submit calendar listings and high-resolution photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. E-mail text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of flyers. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon Sunday. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOCOURTESY PHOTOSShip to Shore Featuring the Titanic runs through June 30 at the Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures and scale models exploring a wide range of oceanic and nautical themes. The centerpiece of the exhibition is Wayne Kusys Titanic (1985), a 10-foot-long model constructed of 75,000 toothpicks. $8 for adults, $4 for students. 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org. The Naples Players presents Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type as part of its Family Theatre series at 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 26-June 24, at the Sugden Community Theatre. The musical is based on the Caldecott Honor childrens book by the same name. $25 for adults, $10 for kids. 2637990 or www.naplesplayers.org.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 Orderonline: www.jasonsdeli.com Homemade,Fresh&Oh, SoDeliciousStrawberryShortcakewith Driscollsstrawberries WeDeliverDailyPortCharlotte:USHwy.41&776941-235-3354 FortMyers:ReectionsPkwy.@CypressLake239-590-9994 CapeCoral:SantaBarbaranearVeterans239-458-8700 Naples:ImmokaleenearAirport239-593-9499 Austin Kleon believes writers should write the book they want to read. So he followed his own advice and wrote Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative ($10.95, Workman Publishing). It started as a series of blog posts: heres 25 quotes to help you steal like an artist, he says. Then he was asked to give a convocation speech at Broome Community College in Binghamton, N.Y. So he talked about the 10 things he wishes hed known when he was in college, weaving in some of the quotes. The book an expanded version of his talk was published in February. All advice is autobiographical, he writes in the introduction. Its one of my theories that when people give you advice, theyre really just talking to themselves in the past. This book is me talking to a previous version of myself. At 28, Mr. Kleon hasnt been out of college for that long, but Steal Like an Artist shows what hes learned since then. His list of 10 things you should know about being creative: 1. Steal like an artist. 2. Dont wait until you know who you are to get started. 3. Write the book you want to read. 4. Use your hands. 5. Side projects and hobbies are important. 6. The secret: Do good work and share it with people. 7. Geography is no longer our master. 8. Be nice. (The world is a small town.) 9. Be boring. (Its the only way to get work done.) 10. Creativity is subtraction. The first item on the list, which doubles as the books title, has been problematic for some people, he admits. In a world where the Internet makes it frighteningly easy for those without scruples to borrow without attribution and claim others work as their own, encouraging people to steal like an artist can make it sound as if hes encouraging creative theft. People forget the like an artist part, they just hear the steal part, he says. The like an artist part is what the book is about. People say, Why do you have to use the word steal, but all the people I look up to use it: Picasso (who said Art is theft,) Steve Jobs, Woody Allen, Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel, Kurt Vonnegut. The list goes on and on of people who use those words, whether theyre being tongue-in-cheek or not. There is a kind of opportunistic side to artists; they really look at the world as if theyre casing the joint. But hes not advocating plagiarism or the misappropriation of others intellectual property. You are a mashup of what you choose to let into your life, he writes. You are the sum of your influences. The whole point is to transform what you see and hear and read into something new, something that reflects your personal vision. A good example is Paul Simon incorporating African music into his own songs and coming out with Graceland. Or, the music of Vampire Weekend, who were most likely influenced by Paul Simon and African music. (A good example of not transforming something: David Lee Roth singing Just a Gigilo/I Aint Got Nobody and using, note-for-note, the arrangement Sam Butera wrote for Louis Prima.) Imitation is not flattery, Mr. Kleon writes. Transformation is. Its an artists job to notice things, he says. Their job is to find those gems that are worthwhile and take them and do something with them You take whats come before you, you add a little bit extra and try to push it where it hasnt been before. The book is being promoted as a guide to creativity in the digital age, though ironically, he urges people to step away from their computer screens and use their hands. Computers engage the brain but not the heart, he feels. He quotes cartoonist Lynda Barry: In the digital age, dont forget to use your digits! I am someone who writes traditionally, he says. When I write my books, everything starts longhand for me. A lot of my books start on index cards. I write ideas and images and phrases on index cars. When I get a big stack of them, I start spreading them around on the floor. Thats how all my writing begins. His office is divided in two: a digital section and an analog section. And he always carries a notebook and pen with him. In this celebrity-centric world, he urges his readers to revel in obscurity and not chase after fame. You can make more mistakes, learn your craft, and have less pressure when everyone doesnt know you, he says. His advice to be boring may also seem counter-intuitive to some as well. Artists should be more about doing the work than projecting a wild image and partying every night. The thing is: It takes a lot of energy to be creative. You dont have that energy if you waste it on other stuff, he writes. And he quotes Gustave Flaubert: Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work. The work is the whole point, he says. I had one teacher who said: The only reward for being a writer is that you get to write. What we have now is people who want to be writers, but they dont want to put in all the sweat and toil and hours it takes to find your work. People can be absorbed (with) the image of being a writer, he says or obsessed with the image of being an artist or filmmaker or musician. Mr. Kleon is currently on a 20-city tour for Steal Like an Artist, which he describes as an Artists Way for the digital age and a road map. I always try to keep low expectations when I put things out, but Steal has far exceeded and blown away any expectations I had for it, he says. I think the biggest compliment I get is just the huge diversity of people who like it. Its hit its target audience, which is college kids, young people and struggling young art students, he says. But it also hit retirees trying to figure out what the next step is. Hes heard from everyone from military people to preachers. Its really hit this kind of nerve, he says. Creativity really is for everyone. Creativity can be a part of everyones life. Its what pushes us as a race forward. And everyones interested in being more creative. I dont necessarily think you can teach creativity, but you can teach people how to build a life around themselves that makes it easier for them to harness their creativity. It gives people a map for how they can situate themselves so they can have better access to it. People have to take an active role in their own creativity and influences, he says. They have to be active about their lives. ARTS COMMENTARYWhat they dont teach you about being creative l ( S B e l p nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com Austin Kleon
Memorial Day 2012 www.navy.mil/moh/mpmurphyDDG 112 USS Michael Murphy God Be Americ NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 C9 The Venetian Village Naples, Florida (239) 434-2233 www.phelpsjewelers.comNaples Nature Collection Have you seen? PUZZLE ANSWERS The Naples Players will hold auditions for Shout! The Mod Musical by appointment on Saturday, Aug. 4. The show calls for a racially diverse cast of women ages 20-60 who can sing and dance. Actresses who can speak in convincing British dialects of all types are preferred. Those auditioning should prepare at least 16 bars of a 1960s pop/ rock or contemporary musical theatre song. An accompanist will be provided. Rehearsals for Shout! The Mod Musical begin Aug. 20, and show dates are Oct. 3-27. Dawn Lebrecht Fornara will direct and choreograph, and Charles Fornara will serve as musical director. Auditions for Les Liaisons Dangereuses are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. No appointment is necessary. A show for mature audiences, Les Liasons Dangereuses features a cast of six women ages 18-80 and at least four men ages 18-60. Rehearsals for Les Liaisons Dangereuses begin Sept. 10, and performance dates are Oct. 24-Nov. 17. Paul Graffy will direct. To schedule an audition for Shout! The Mod Musical and for more information, visit www.naplesplayers.org or follow The Naples Players on Facebook Naples Players schedule auditions for first shows of the new season
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch www.napleswaterfrontdining.com263-2734 7 d a y s a w e e k 3 6 pm Happy Hour Happy HourAll Drinks at the riverwalk bar are Two for the price of One! Bar Menu 3-6pm TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) New facts emerge that help put an irksome workplace situation in perspective. Meanwhile, pay more attention to a family member who needs your wisdom and strength. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A slight setback in plans is nothing to worry about. Use this delay to deal with a number of matters you might have ignored for too long. Expect news from someone in your past. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Youre entering a period of stability. Use it to straighten out any outstanding problems related to a very personal situation. Also, pay closer attention to financial matters. LEO (July 23 to August 22) As much as you love being a social Lion, you might well benefit from staying out of the spotlight for a while. You need time to reflect on some upcoming decisions. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A difficult family situation improves, thanks to your timely intervention. You can now start to focus more of your attention on preparing for a possible career change. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) An on-the-job change works to your benefit by offering new opportunities. Its up to you to check them out. Meanwhile, a stalled romantic situation starts up again. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) That flare-up of Scorpian temperament cools down, leaving you more receptive to suggestions about changes that might need to be made in your personal life. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) An unusual period of indecisiveness is a mite frustrating. But things soon clear up, allowing the sage Sagittarian to make those wise pronouncements again. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) You might feel that you know best, but its not a good idea at this time to try to force your opinions on others. Best advice: Inspire change by example, not by intimidation. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Some setbacks could affect your plans to fortify your financial situation. But things start moving again by early next week. Meanwhile, enjoy your resurgent social life. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Show that often-hidden steely spine of yours as you once again stand up to an emotional bully. Youve got the strength to do it, especially as friends rally to your side. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A heads-up alert to all free-spirited Ewes and Rams: Be wary of a deal that could result in compromising your independence. Check every detail before making a commitment. BORN THIS WEEK: Your ruling planet, Mercury, endows you with a gift for writing. Have you considered penning the worlds greatest novel? SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9012 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. 012 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. PUZZLES HOROSCOPES SOMETHINGS FISHY By Linda ThistlePlace a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Sponsored By: Moderate Challenging ExpertPuzzle Difficulty this week:
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SCOTCH DINNER TASTING APPETIZER Blackened Sea Scallop Pineapple-mango salsa and agave nectar SCOTCH PAIRING: Macallan 12 SALAD Spring Salad Baby greens, spinach, fresh orange goat cheese and spiced pecans SCOTCH PAIRING: Macallan 15 Fine Oak ENTRE SHULA CUT 8oz. Filet Mignon Horseradish mashed Yukon gold potatoes, spring vegetables with stone fruit and scotch infused demi SCOTCH PAIRING: Macallan 18 DESSERT Seven Layer Chocolate Cake with Caramelized Bananas SCOTCH PAIRING: Highland Park 18 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 C21 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs | 239.390.3187 www.angelinasofbonitasprings.comLike me on Facebook: AngelinasRistorante | Follow me on Twitter @AngelinasBonitaReal. Italian.Locally Owned and Operated.Make everyday a special occasion at my place... Summer hours starting June 1st, Tuesday-Saturday 5pm-10pmEnjoy our summer wine promotion. Half off bottles of wine up to $175 throughout the restaurant.WOW!! EAS2, Minneapolis, MN TripAdvisor Everything was perfect and delicious... Hot spot!!! RMancini, New York City, New York TripAdvisor We came in to town to see some friends in Naples. My friend suggested Angelina's. Said that it was their favorite, and now I know why...Experience award winning, romantic dining at Southwest Floridas most elegant restaurant. Experience the Difference Good Taste Makes. True Neapolitan Pizza and Authentic Italian Food NONPROFIT NEWSKey4Women raises funds for two groupsMore than 110 women attended the 2012 Key4Women forum sponsored by KeyBank earlier this month. The event raised $1,860 for the PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee. Each year, our Key4Women forum events raise thousands of dollars for local nonprofit organizations that benefit women and girls, says Trisha Hare, vice president at Key Private Bank in Naples. We are thrilled to support the PACE Center for Girls and their work providing girls and young women with an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training and advocacy. An additional $1,860 was donated to Leadership Collier Foundation, a program designed to hone the skills of key leaders for the purpose of discussing challenges and opportunities facing the community. The forum, The New Realities: Three Communications Shifts Todays Business Leaders Cant Afford to Ignore, featured social media experts Debra Jasper and Betsy Hubbard of Mindset Digital. Founded in 2005, Key4Women helps women in business achieve their goals by providing access to capital, customized solutions, ongoing education and networking opportunities. See photos from the forum on page B8. Healthcare Network receives $5,000 grant The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida has received a $5,000 grant from The Immokalee Foundation for its Childrens Fund. The fund, a resource of last resort for the most impoverished children in the community, was established 15 years ago by the Healthcare Network with the help of TIF to help provide for fundamental medical needs of Immokalees children, such as prescription medications, dental emergencies, eye exams and glasses. Healthcare Network is a safety net provider offering primary and preventative medical and dental health care services throughout Collier County through a network of 12 locations and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. For more information, visit www.healthcareswfl.org. JoAnn Johansen, intern and volunteer manager at The Conservancy, presents a "check" for $905,705 to Andrew McElwaine, president of the organization
799 Walkerbilt Rd., Naples off US 41, 1/4 mile North of Immokalee Rd.open for dinner nightly beginning at 4pm Ten in Tavern Items are $ 10 all evening happy hour 4-6pm in the tavern three course early dining menu 4-6pm GRACIOUS HOSPITALITY Sunday brunch! 11 to 2 pm every sunday NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 NONPROFIT NEWSWine fest foundation receives awardRepresentatives of Naples Children & Education Foundation, founding organization of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, accepted a 2012 William J. Gies Award at the national American Dental Education Association conference held recently in Orlando. The awards are presented to individuals and organizations in recognition of vision, innovation and achievement in dental education, research and leadership. NCEF was among nine recipients this year. In 2008, NCEF, in collaboration with University of Florida College of Dentistry and other public/private partners, fulfilled a vision of creating The NCEF Pediatric Dental Center to address the pediatric oral health crisis in Collier County. The impetus for the center came from a 2005 needs assessment commissioned by NCEF that revealed an estimated 17,000 children in the county lacked adequate dental care. To date, the center has provided care through more than 30,000 patient visits. For more information, visit www. napleswinefestival.com. COURTESY PHOTO John Scot Mueller, an NCEF trustee, with Dr. Teresa Dolan of the University of Florida College of Dentistry and Todd Foege, acting executive director of the NCEF, at the awards presentation in Orlando.
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They arent sure how to pair a Riesling with food. With a bit of experimentation, however, wine drinkers can find that Rieslings range widely, more than most grape varietals. They possess complex flavors and run the gamut from starkly sweet to crisp and dry. Pricewise, they are easy to swallow, generally coming in at less than $25 a bottle. Most importantly, they pair well with a variety of foods because they have a higher acidity than many wines. Seafood pairs well with drier styles and their mineral notes, while spicy foods go marvelously with a light sweet Riesling that cuts through the heat. One common theme, no matter where Riesling is produced, is an enticing perfumed bouquet thats layered with stone fruit, apple and citrus notes. First grown in Germany in the 15th century, Riesling wines range from very dry (trocken) to incredibly sweet lateharvest wines with enormous power and longevity. The Germans produce Rieslings with apricot and citrus flavors, and the sweeter wines have a distinctive honey flavor as well. These late-harvest wines (auslese, beerenauslese and trockenbeerenauslese) are afflicted on the vine with botrytis cinerea, a mold that punctures the grape skin in thousands of little spots, allowing the moisture out and concentrating the flavors and acids left behind. This same mold in Bordeaux makes rich and much-sought-after Sauternes such as Chateau D Yquem, occurring there on sauvignon blanc and semillon grapes. Alsace-Lorraine produces a dry, crisp and well-balanced Riesling. When young, these wines are light yellowgreen in color with flowery aromas and apple and citrus notes; when aged, they develop mineral flavors that make them great mates to seafood, as well as traditional Alsatian meals featuring sausage and hearty meat dishes. Australian Rieslings were brought from Germany in the 1840s, and the wines produced are dry, crisp and racy, with an underlying minerality. Typical flavors include floral notes, with apple and tropical fruit merging with stone fruits on the palate. Austrian Rieslings resemble their German cousins, but the flavors are more focused on peach and softer flavors because of their lower acid content. The wines are drier and a little lower in alcohol as well. These wines are harder to find in our local marketplace because total vineyard acreage is roughly half that of Germany. California Rieslings are drier and typically possess peach, pear, apricot and lemon flavors. The better ones come from cooler climes such as Monterey and Mendocino counties. Washington State makes excellent Rieslings as well, where the wines are usually a little lower in acid than those from the Old World. This enables the wines to be softer in flavor and in the mouth, while retaining the typical fruit profiles with apple and citrus predominant. Wherever it is made, Riesling is truly a delicious wine with many different styles and flavors. My only dilemma: Which one is right for tonight?Wine picks of the week: Paul Blanck Riesling Alsace 2009, $22: Traditional mineral dry style with white peach and apple notes, brisk acidity with a touch of spice. J.J. Prum Riesling Kabinett 2010, $30: This top Moselle winemakers entry-level release shows bright apple and grapefruit flavors and has a crisp, lingering finish. Eroica Riesling Columbia Valley 2010, $22: This one is made at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Washington State in cooperation with noted winemaker Dr. Loosen of Germany. The light sweetness of the orchard fruit flavors is balanced by a lingering mineral acidity on the finish. Jacobs Creek Riesling Barossa Dry Reserve 2010, $15: Clean, fresh aroma and flavors of lime, apple and a touch of spice on the lingering finish. Pacific Rim Columbia Valley Riesling 2010, $12: Rich and fruity, this is an off-dry Riesling that starts with peach and pear aromas, merging with apple on the palate and with a touch of mineral in the lingering aftertaste. Chateau St. Jean California Riesling 2010, $12: Apple blossoms and tropical fruits start on the nose of this off-dry selection, followed by stone fruit and apple flavors, ending with a light citrus finish. Fess Parker Riesling 2010, $14: A rich blend of tropical fruit fragrances and flavors of mango, ginger and passion fruit with a hint of lime on the finish. a R a h w e v jimMcCRACKENvino@floridaweekly.com
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MAY 24-30, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 Theres no shortage of Mexican restaurants in southern Lee and northern Collier counties, but distinguishing the better taquerias from the mediocre ones takes trial and error. There are rustic moms-and-pops serving food thats muy autentico; and then there are slicker establishments pushing food thats more Americanized. Seor Tequilas, which has locations in both counties, falls somewhere in the middle foodwise. On the plus side, the menu spotlights dishes specific to the Jalisco region of western Mexico, which is a little more interesting than the usual tacos, enchiladas and burritos. Whats more, the owners have gone to the trouble of adding their own flair to the interior dcor: The restaurant logo is burned into the leather backs of the booths and painted onto the table tops; rows of emptied Jose Cuervo bottles line shelves around the perimeter of the ceiling; and landscape murals and agave plants are painted on the walls. If it werent for the layout, with a bar in the center of the dining room, youd never know this place used to be an Applebees. On the downside, Seor Tequilas occasionally falls into the trap of going gringo with too many toppings. One dish was so deeply buried in sour cream and guacamole that we could barely tell what was underneath. A margarita is always a good way to start a Mexican meal, and flavors here include mango, raspberry and kiwi. Considering the restaurants name, we were surprised there wasnt an assortment of premium tequilas for sipping as well. A word of warning: The house margarita on the rocks ($6.75) comes in a huge goblet and is not light on tequila. Drinks were 2-for-1, which makes Seor Tequilas a good happy hour spot, but my second margarita went largely unsipped. Chips and two salsas promptly arrived at the table. One was pico de gallo and the other had a smoky, spicy kick, and both tasted freshly made. The appetizer list consists of a dozen items nachos, quesadillas, jalapeno poppers and such. We chose to start with the queso fundido con chorizo ($8.75) and tacos al carbon ($10.99), both of which could have constituted meals unto themselves. The fondue was a large saucer of melted cheese topped with crumbled chorizo sausage. At some Mexican restaurants, the cheese is thinned out to create more of a dipping sauce; here its thick and ropy, which makes it difficult to scoop with tortilla chips or slather onto the tortillas it came with. The sausage added a spicy punch, but we soon gave up on trying to find a viable way to eat this. In contrast, the tacos were one of our favorite dishes of the entire meal. The corn tortillas were dipped in a special sauce then grilled, which gave them crispy edges and heightened the corn flavor. You can order them stuffed with char-grilled chicken or beef; the steak we had was superb juicy but with crusty edges. Unlike some dishes, the tacos did not suffer from too many toppings just pico de gayo and crumbled white cheese. The dishes were cleared promptly by a bus person. Seor Tequilas appears to be well staffed and the servers well trained. We saw no shortcomings in the service throughout the evening. Unless you have a very limited range when it comes to Mexican cuisine, the 75-plus entrees (!) can be daunting. Ultimately, we decided to stick with the regional specialties because they represented a departure from the more common chimichangas, fajitas and tostatas. Sopitos ($13.99) are palmsized shells of corn masa that are fried so that they come out with a crisp crust while fluffing up like cake in the middle. Here they are topped with refried beans and choice of meat, then buried under diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, sour cream, guacamole and crumbled cheese. Whew! It was difficult to appreciate the corny cakes, let alone see them. A better approach might be to offer garnishes on the side so that patrons can choose how much of each on to use. Another regional dish is molcajete Jalisco ($24.95), which could amply serve a family of four. The presentation was impressive, with grilled meats, sausages and vegetables served in a steaming-hot molcajete the rugged stone bowl used for grinding spices and sauces in Mexico. It was topped with a grilled cactus pad that doubled as a lid to keep the heat in. Strips of chicken and steak were juicy and slightly charred, while the chorizo and grilled jalapenos added a dash of heat to the pot. We simply tucked bits of meat and vegetables into the tortillas provided and ate them as you would a fajita. With the usual refried beans and rice on the side, all of this was quite filling. All we could handle for dessert was an order of churros ($3.75), wonderful fried strips of dough sprinkled with sugar and drizzled with caramel. You wont go hungry at Seor Tequilas, for sure. If you can steer clear of overdressed dishes, its a decent alternative to more Americanized Mexican restaurants. Saturday, May 26, noon-1:30 p.m., Whole Foods Mar ket: Sample dishes from around the world at this block party with international flair, as each department competes for best recipe and customers vote for their favorites; free, Mercato; 5525100. Saturday, May 26, noon, Ale xander s: Upgrade your grilling skills and learn how to make great chutneys and salsas at the last cooking class of the season (which includes lunch); $55, 4077 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 262-4999. Wednesday, May 30, 7 p.m., Hemingw a ys Island Grill: Enjoy a multi-course meal paired with the wines of the house of Mondavi; $39.95, Coconut Point, Estero; 4957240. Reservations required. Thursday, May 31, 6:30 p.m., Sea S alt: Enjo y a f our-course meal prepared by chef/owner Fabrizio Aielli with wines from Donna Fugata; $50, 1186 Third St. S.; 434-7258. Reservations required. Thursday, May 31, 6 p.m., Shulas S t eak House: The restaurant hosts a four-course dinner and scotch tasting with Macallan scotch ambassador Randy Adams; $95, 5111 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 659-3176. Reservations required. Thursday, June 14, 5-7 p.m., Decant ed: T ry y our hand at a blind tasting, figuring out how to identify wines solely through taste, aroma and sight; $15, 1410 Pine Ridge Road; (800) 980-5766. Reservations required.Farmers markets Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the Collier Count y Government Complex, 3335 U.S. 41 E. Saturday, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Third S treet South, behind Tommy Bahamas between Third Street and Gordon Drive. Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon, F r eedom Park, 151 Golden Gate Parkway. Send items to email@example.com & wine CALENDAR CUISINESeor Tequilas celebrates Jalisco region of Mexico Seor Tequilas Fine Mexican Grill>> Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $5.95-$13.50; entrees, $12.50-$24.95 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Specialties of the house: Mexican >> Volume: Low >> Parking: Adjacent lot >> Website: senortequilasnaples.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 26801 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 948-9700 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Top to bottom: Tacos al carbon are corn tortillas dipped in a house-made sauce, grilled and stuffed with meat. A specialty of the Jalisco region, sopitos are fresh masa shells stuffed with beans and choice of meat. Molcajete Jalisco is a regional dish of grilled meats and vegetables served in a hot stone bowl. Gooey, stringy cheese fondue with crumbled chorizo sausage. Even those who are full are likely to find room for a few churros. r t o t d c l drewSTERWALDpgnews@floridaweekly.com DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY