Tweet thisFind out whos doing business in 140 or fewer characters. B1 Proud AmericanA new citizen shares her story. A16 www.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. IV, No. 38 FREE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 OPINION A4 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 HEALTHY LIVING A22 PETS OF THE WEEK A26 NETWORKING B6 REAL ESTATE B7 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 PUZZLES C10 FILM REVIEW C11 BOOK REVIEW C12 ANTIQUES C18 SOCIETY C21, 23-24 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. Celebrate independenceGo for a run, join the parade, watch the fireworks on the Fourth of July. C1 The King and the BardElvis meets Shakespeare in The Naples Players big summer musical. C1 When the idea of building a 68-bed transitional homeless shelter was hotly contested by Bonita Springs residents, the city banned building anything like that for a year. That would give officials time to create regulations for whatever type of shelter facility, if any, should be in the city of about 44,000 residents, said Mayor Ben Nelson. One year or not, the move has apparently had the result many hoped for: The plan to open a St. Matthews House facility in Bonita is dead. Meanwhile, the emotionally charged debate raised questions about the level of need for shelters or other services in Bonita and surrounding communities, as well as the stigma attached to the words homeless and shelter. OPENING NIGHT AT MONGELLOS RESTAUrant: Diners are schmoozing over chicken Marsala and Mamas lasagna. Some sip red wine, others chew on olives. All are eager for the show to begin. In walk the duo. They sit down with the sole loner, the reporter. Shall they say what they have yet to say? No. Better just to say hello, no formal interviews before the show. The lights dim and the stage carries the affluent audience to an alternative retail utopia one where everythings a deal, all sales are final and taxes included; one where vendors are neighbors, fighting feuds and forging alliances; one where the landlord says, Good morning, then asks, Wheres your rent? The audience turns into the customer, meeting merchants who can offer them autographed pictures by Jesus, Viagra-infused coffee beans or celebrity orgasms, digitally recorded and dangling from key chains.Bonita strikes shelter plan, questions of need persistBY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com BY ATHENA PONUSHISaponushis@ oridaweekly.com EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe womens dorm at the St. Matthews House shelter in east Naples.SEE SHELTER, A20SEE FLEA BITTEN, A8 VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY Betsy Bennett and Rick ComptonComedy duo pulls from real life at Flamingo Island
NAPLES | PINE RIDGE | COLLIER | BONITA SPRINGS | MARCO ISLAND | FORT MYERS | CAPE CORAL (239) 434-6300 | www. SpecialistsInUrology .comHows your love life?The kids are gone. Now its our time. Testosterone Screening and Replacement Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Prostate Cancer Screening and Treatment Treatment of Enlarged Prostate Board Certied Urologists www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 If ever a brace of novels better suited to Independence Day burst gloriously into my life, I dont recall the occasion. Novels written by friends of mine, too, which is why this is a recommendation, not a review: I recommend you go buy them immediately at www.amazon.com or elsewhere (Barnes & Noble might do). Look for Robert Hilliard (Phillipa) and Thomas Fox Averill (Rode). Then watch your life lift and soar. There have been other stories of characters wrestling to be free Born on the Fourth of July, for example, by Ron Kovic. But that was an autobiography later fictionalized as an Oliver Stone movie, a story assaulted by irony. Mr. Kovic was born on July 4, 1946, then clapped into the ball-and-chain nightmare of Vietnam, where he was ambushed, shot, paralyzed from the chest down and permanently imprisoned in a wheelchair. The two Marines who saved him for that fate were both killed, one on the spot and the other later in the day. The novels that I recommend here, however, are not ironic. Instead, theyre ferocious, charming, arguably optimistic, and frequently terrifying. Robert Hilliards Phillipa is a lucent and harrowing exploration of German Jews and gentiles during the Third Reich. Two principle characters, Phillipa and Walter, struggle to survive their own comfort, their own weaknesses, and the banal and sometimes vicious cowardice of colleagues, friends and countrymen, while grasping for the sustaining freedom of l ove, both physical and mental. Thomas Fox Averills Rode, meanwhile spare and lyrical describes Robert Johnsons odyssey for love on a long, lean, green-eyed, sun-hued stud, from Tennessee through Arkansas and Texas, then into Mexico and back. He weaves his tale in the colorful cloth of the West, from the thin frame and slender thread of a vibrant old Jimmy Driftwood ballad, Tennessee Stud. Both novels are richly nuanced throwdowns. They challenge what I think of as evil: the dark caste within some humans that would drown the freedomloving soul of Independence Day with no more thought than a psychopath drowns a puppy. Against that reality stand two very different men and two very different stories but both champions of action in the face of tyranny, no matter how large and intimidating, no matter how small or banal, and no matter where: from eastern Arkansas to Auschwitz. I could tell you more about the books about the rare ability of both authors to paint complex women, for example but others have done so. Philip Jason feted Phillipa in the July 7, 2010 issue of Florida Weekly, and reviews of Rode appear at www.Amazon. com, and elsewhere online. Instead, let me tell you briefly what I know about these extraordinary writers. Dr. Hilliard is professor emeritus from Emerson College in Boston, author of more than 30 books and the former chief of public broadcasting for the Federal Communications Commission. Mr. Averill, whose novel won the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museums award for Best Western Novel of 2011 (Charles Portis, Cormac McCarthy, Larry McMurty and Barbara Kingsolver number among previous winners), teaches English literature and creative writing at Washburn University in his hometown, Topeka, Kansas. I met Tom when I was 18 and he was much older, maybe 22 or so. With Eva Tarnower, who had known him since childhood, we saddled our horses and rode halfway across Kansas. Tom kept a guitar braced across the pommel of his saddle, and I remember us all singing Tennessee Stud at least until that tough little pony developed a saddle sore. Then we carried on sans saddle and guitar, riding bareback in rotation. We rode out of the hilly eastern prairie around Lawrence, crossed the Potawatomi Indian Reservation near Mayetta, and finally reached a family farm maintained by a friend of ours in North Central Kansas. For Tom, that little trip was the least of it. He knows what hes talking about. I met Robert on the other end of my adult life, earlier this year at a Naples Philharmonic Center exhibit of 100 AP photographs of World War II. So Ive written about him before (see The bona fide red, white, and blue, Florida Weekly, March 28). Coming to know him both in short letters and in person has been a paramount gift of my later years. Born and raised in an immigrant Jewish family in New York City, Robert somehow survived the Battle of the Bulge (not intact, however). Then, when he was much older 19 he and an Army friend saved roughly 10,000 Jewish refugees who had been freed from concentration camps and then abandoned by American occupation forces. He knows what hes talking about, too, like Tom Averill. And so do I (sometimes). If you like to read, do yourself a favor and try these two stories. COMMENTARYIndependence Day, 2012 J R l o a c c rogerWILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com Hilliard Averill
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No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state richLOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONThe vanity leaks amyGOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly Among all the words in the press airing the Obama administrations secret national-security programs, one sentence stands out. Appearing in The New York Times, it explains why President Barack Obama personally approves drone strikes: A student of writings on war by Augustine and Thomas Aquinas, he believes that he should take moral responsibility for such actions. Now, who would know that President Obama is a student of Augustine and Aquinas or to put a finer point on it, that President Obama considers himself a student of Augustine and Aquinas? Its hard to see the president interrupting deliberations with his generals and top intelligence officials to parse the finer points of great Christian authors from centuries ago. And who would take care to tell a reporter that the presidents wide-ranging reading of works dating from the fifth and 13th centuries informs his work as commander in chief? The detail reeks of the sycophancy of a White House insider who wants his boss to get credit for all of his prodigious talents and enviable qualities. Leaks in Washington are nothing new, and they have many purposes to undercut rivals, to float preliminary proposals, to blow the whistle on potential wrongdoing. The Obama national-security leaks are overwhelmingly the product of vanity. They show off the presidents exquisitely thoughtful tough-mindedness and, above all, his killer instinct. In its report about Obamas kill list, The New York Times cited three dozen of his current and former advisers. Another Times story on cyberattacks on Irans nuclear program relied on officials involved in the program. In one tense meeting described by the Times, the president asked whether the Stuxnet computer worm should be shut down after it escaped into the wider world, according to members of the presidents national security team who were in the room. The dog that doesnt bark in the articles is the outraged dissenter, the leaker whos talking because he cant bear to be associated with a government that assassinates people from on high or launches cyberwarfare against another sovereign country. When The New York Times revealed the Bush administrations National Security Agency spying program back in 2005, it talked to officials who were concerned about the operations legality and oversight. The officials quoted in the Obama articles, in contrast, are practically bragging. In his new book on Obamas nationalsecurity policy, Times reporter David Sanger recounts then-Defense Secretary Bob Gates going into National Security Adviser Tom Donilons office in the wake of leaks about the bin Laden raid and suggesting a new communications strategy: Shut the f--up. Gates wasnt complaining about attacks on the administration from within often the cause of tensions in other administrations but of excessive self-glorification revealing sensitive operational details. The political imperative behind the leaks is demonstrating President Obamas toughness. But administrations also inevitably take on something of the character of the man leading them. No wonder that telling tales out of school about its own prowess is a failing of a team led by a supremely self-impressed man who has already written two memoirs. If he must boast about his coldblooded exploits, he should save it for his third. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.A movement built by dreamersUndocumented immigrants in the United States number around 12 million people, a group larger than the populations of most countries on the planet. Among those are as many as 800,000 young people who are now most likely eligible for limited legal status, thanks to executive action taken last week by President Barack Obama. In a Rose Garden speech, Obama said that he and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano weare working to mend our nations immigration policy, to make it more fair, more efficient and more just specifically for certain young people sometimes called Dreamers. Behind the speech was a movement for social change, built by millions, each with their own story. The Dreamers are those who are here without legal documentation, often derogatively referred to as illegals, but who came to this country as children, in some cases as infants. As he said in his speech: These are young people who study in our schools, they play in our neighborhoods, theyre friends with our kids, they pledge allegiance to our flag. They are Americans in their heart, in their minds, in every single way but one: on paper. For 10 years, people have pushed for an act of Congress to give these young people legal status, through a bill called the DREAM Act, short for the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act. People in the movement dont consider themselves alien. They call themselves undocumented Americans. One of those who stands to directly benefit from the White Houses decision is Lorella Praeli, from New Haven, Conn., a member of the United We Dream national coordinating committee. She fought for passage of the Connecticut version of the DREAM Act. The bill was signed into law last year, making undocumented students eligible for instate tuition at state colleges. Praeli is a 2011 graduate of Quinnipiac University, which she attended on a scholarship. I had a car accident when I was 2 and a half, which resulted in the amputation of my right leg, she explained. My family and I sought treatment at Shriners Hospital. So for many years, we spent time between Peru and Tampa, Fla., which is where the hospital is. When I was 10, my family decided to move to Connecticut. Thats how I ended up here. She went on, I didnt know I was undocumented until toward the end of my high-school career, applying to colleges. ... You need to fill out FAFSA [Free Application for Federal Student Aid], and you need a Social Security number. That was kind of my introduction to what being undocumented really meant and to start to internalize what it meant to be undocumented, feeling very isolated. She was invited by the New Haven mayors office to speak at a press conference. She recalled: I didnt have anything prepared. I got up, and I said something like I am done standing on the sidelines. And that was my coming out, very publicly. And that, I think, just changed my life for the better. They call them coming out stories. Another young immigrant, Jose Antonio Vargas, said it was, for him, less daunting to come out as a gay teenager than to come out as an undocumented American. He came from the Philippines at the age of 12, to stay with his grandparents in California. He didnt learn that he was illegal until he applied for his driving permit at the age of 16. Vargas ultimately became a reporter at The Washington Post. There he was part of a team that won the Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007. By 2011, after hiding his immigration status for almost 15 years, Vargas came out in a New York Times Sunday Magazine article. He explained what prompted his decision: Watching United We Dream and watching these four activists from Miami, (who) walked from Miami to Washington, D.C., to fight for the DREAM Act, the Trail of Dreams. I felt like a coward, and I felt accountable. And thats when I decided that, you know what? Ive got to go do this. Movements whether they are civil rights, gay rights or immigration rights are built on a foundation of innumerable small acts of courage. Like the four undocumented students who marched from Miami to D.C., or those who sat in at four of Obamas campaign offices around the country, immediately before his announcement last week (risking arrest, and thus, potentially, deportation), these Dreamers are committed, and organizing. As the anthropologist Margaret Mead said: Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world; indeed, its the only thing that ever has. 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.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 ZOOM! WHITENING (In of ce whitening treatment)For the Whitest, most con dent smile, look no further than Philips Zoom #1 Patient-Requested Teeth Whitening BrandComfortable Dentistry... The Mystery Solved! www.gulfviewdentistry.com | (239) 330-9693 | 501 Goodlette Road North, Suite B302, Naples I first had Nancy Koerner as a guest on my show to discuss her book, Belize Survivor: Darker Side of Paradise. In addition to being a wonderful storyteller, Nancy is a fervent advocate for womens rights and against domestic abuse. Although her book contains domestic abuse, she says, it is not about domestic abuse. And it is, she adds, a roman clef, based on her own experiences. Nancy met the man who would become her husband (and her abuser) at a hippie commune just north of Santa Cruz, Calif. Part of the back-to-the-land movement of the 0s, they wanted to raise their children in a clean, pollution-free environment. They chose Belize because it was English-speaking, agricultural and required no ocean crossings to get there. They started as subsistence farmers in the Macal River Valley of western Belize, growing vegetables and fruit and raising goats and chickens. They also became artisan crafters in tropical hardwoods, making jewelry and furniture. In a natural paradise of mountains, wild rivers and fertile valleys, they lived a simple, primitive lifestyle with little protection from natural disasters. But along with the adventures of thriving and surviving in Belize, Nancy also survived an abusive relationship. Insidious and subtle, the abuse began slowly, with controlling behavior and unreasonable demands mixed with verbal, mental and spiritual cruelty. It inevitably degenerated into appalling acts of physical violence. Today, Nancy is an advocate for the Shelter for Abused Women & Children and is also an inspirational speaker invited to address numerous and varied clubs, organizations and school settings. She also assists women in need in her own private capacity. Nancy grew up in Western Pennsylvania, the daughter of an insurance adjuster and a high school English teacher/guidance counselor. The family shared a love of music and singing and formed a quartet when Nancy was 10. For five years, they performed for church groups and at community events. Today, Nancys dad sings with the Paradise Coastmen Barbershop Chorus. I felt I was born in the wrong century, Nancy says about her childhood. I wanted to explore the unknown. I dreamed often of a faraway tropical river I always felt I would lead a very different life and knew that I would, one day, write a book about that very different life. Contact Nancy via www.belizesurvivor. com. When you purchase her book on her website, a portion of the cost goes to the Shelter for Abused Women & Children. 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. a c d s i S bobHARDEN e-mail: email@example.com PROFILES IN PARADISE Talking points with Nancy KoernerMentor: Explorer and photojournalist Jack Wood (1916-2006). In the 20 years I knew him, I never saw Jack upset, angry or even in a bad mood. Problems were nonexistent, only challenges to be met and overcome. Hes featured in the last few chapters of Belize Survivor as the character Jack Madera a little inside joke, as madera is the Spanish word for wood.Something your mom was right about: Everything! Especially acceptance, letting things go and moving on.As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Tarzan (not Jane). A cowgirl, archaeologist, adventurer, artist, explorer, sculptor, musician, writer. Interestingly enough, I have actually been all of the above, but I still dont know what I want to be when I grow up. High school job: I was a lifeguard at a hotel near Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Penn.Most recent vacation: I just returned from a solo spiritual pilgrimage into the Belizean jungle.Guilty pleasures: I rarely imbibe, but when I do, I enjoy chocolate soymilk and vodka. Sounds weird, I know, but dont knock it til you try it.Something people might be surprised to nd out about you: Im a gregarious loner, enjoying social activities only in limited quantities and on my own terms. I especially enjoy being alone in the great outdoors.Skill or talent you wish you had: Relaxing. Im just not good at it.Advice for your grandkids: The best education is outside the classroom. Push the limits. Test yourself. I have lived a lifetime doing things that others told me were impossible.Best thing about grandkids: They are pure energy, unprogrammed and with no preconceived notions about what they cant do.What makes you laugh: George Carlin and my pet ferrets, Quasimodo and Odie Cologne.Last books read: Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw by Bruce Barcott and Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer.Something youll never understand: People who do not live consciously, who merely go through the motions of their lives without ever feeling the reality of being the acute awareness of right now and I am.Pet peeve: The substitution of gadgets for real life Go out and PLAY. Live. Take a chance. Try something new. Learn from your own experience. Get in touch with who you are. What are you most proud of? Taking the road less travelled, being true to the ful llment of my dreams. Living a life of self-awareness and making it count. What the Paradise Coast really needs: More tropical avor and less Tuscan style in residential interior design. After all, this is Florida, not Italy.Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: The weather, the beach, the rivers for ( at-water kayaking), rainstorms and the ability to grow my tropical ornamental plants year round. What I miss about the Paradise Coast when Im away: Running on the beach in the early morning and the colors of the sky just after dawn.Born survivor leads a different life
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 The dinner plates cleared, diners now feast on a cast of delectable characters a hairdresser who sells wigs made from locally grown hair (she swears she swept up every strand herself); a blues man who repeats the same old sales pitch (because it sure beats having to pass a urine test); a woman looking for a man with money (like the manager of a RadioShack who can take her out to Red Lobster); and a pirate whose inventory includes parrots and paraphernalia (financed by way of the square grouper). Its buffoonery. Its brilliant. Its Compton & Bennett at the flea market. Just like a caricature artist has been trained to draw a big nose bigger, big ears bigger, a thick neck thicker, thats what we have done. We found the flea markets big nose and made it bigger, says Rick Compton. Mr. Compton would be the writer of the pair, the writer who can perform, as his creative partner Betsy Bennett would be the performer who can write. The two received much acclaim for Assisted Living: The Musical, but before they say more on Flea Bitten, the 14th show they have created and performed together, they tell the reporter: Meet us in the morning, between the man with the mini-evil-donuts and the King of Pork, right inside entrance No. 1 at Flamingo Island, the flea market on Bonita Beach Road.Buy or be entertainedThe morning brings aisles of shoes and handbags, luggage and perfume, leather (or pleather, perhaps) belts and wallets, greeting cards missing their envelopes and calendars minus the months of November and December, designer sunglasses and jewelry, pocketknives and socks (diabetic, sport or golf). From the middle ground of cinnamonsugar donuts and barbeque, Mr. Compton leads from the red aisle to the blue. Oh yes, theres aisle pride here, he says. The playwright distinguishes the red aisle as all business, where merchants are generally bitter. But he sees the blue aisle as more laid back, more cool. Fittingly so, the blue aisle pays less rent, as traffic hits the red aisle first. And standing under a dripping air duct at blue booth 32, he explains why he knows so much: Compton & Bennett run their own flea market booth Rockefellers Attic, where the two have spent the past four years collecting material for their 75-minute, two-person, 15-character show. The booth came first, but not by much. Surveying the treasures stashed in their collective garages, the two thought the flea market sounded like fun. It didnt take long for the social commentators to see the market as a fertile field. Its a little like the circus meets the mall, says Mr. Compton. A little like a sideshow circus meets the mall, quips Ms. Bennett, dually communicating the undercurrent of their play and their chemistry as creative partners, in this one exchange. The flea market has irony, Mr. Compton continues. Customers are not coming here to buy stuff, he says; they come for the inherent entertainment. And vendors are not really here to sell stuff, he adds; each has a story for why theyre here, whether it be boredom, retirement or parole. And seeing the two ensconced in Rockefellers Attic, surrounded by old brass lamps and framed prints, linens and cross stitch, Playboy cards and political buttons, you suddenly see, as much as they are actors, they are also characters in their flea market farce. Yes, their booth provided the vantage point from where they could observe and scribe stories of finding love and earning green cards, stories of how the fairest of the mall became the fairest of the market, stories of vacant booths and how it all went down. But watching Ms. Bennett in her Rockefeller element, you see her Flea Bitten character Ariel, a barefoot hippie working at a blue-aisle booth still finding its name. As a young girl, the character says she believed she chose from the lives of the people on TV, whatever I wanted to be. But on the blue aisle, adult Ariel says, I found the best deal, I am what I feel, she decides whats fake and whats real. And hearing Ms. Bennett wait on customers in a fake British accent, you see the purpose in her co-owned booth and her co-written play a stage her stage, where she can be whatever she wants to be, making Ariels words autobiographical. Its all in fun, Ms. Bennett says of the satire and her sales. And as much as Flea Bitten showcases dysfunction, she believes it showcases family, vendors/ neighbors who celebrate each others birthdays and call one another when they dont show up to work.A helluva show Gene Vaccaro, general manager of the 600 spaces at Flamingo Island, says he expected Compton & Bennett to do a show all along. He even asked the duo to open a booth at the flea market, because it was about time somebody wrote it all down. Flamingo Island, he says, would have made one helluva reality show, a flea market with a tiki bar. Searching for the words to describe the characters who work at flea markets, Mr. Vaccaro puts it this way: You dont herd cats and you dont herd flea market vendors. If you could, youd have one powerful force. But they all march in two hundred different directions. And because theyre all independent, they all come here. A leisurely stroll through the aisles to meet some of these characters finds Jim Hord, the voice of Flamingo Islands public announcement system. Mr. Hord read copy for Compton & Bennetts show, copy promoting the Stand Your Ground Handgun Store, where you dont want to make any sudden moves. But on a Friday morning at the market, he promotes pet sunscreen and announces Fla-Bingo numbers, a game for flea market vendors. The flea markets a strange place, Mr. Hord says a great place to learn all the little nuances and idiosyncrasies of the population at large. As far as characterizing the personality traits of flea market vendors, he says, Were different. Were a different group of people. When asked what he means by different, he answers with the same word, Different. Vendors farther down the aisle are equally vague, even wary to tell a reporter their name. They do say their target buyer is the snowbird. And sometimes it only takes one bird to have a good day. At A Perfect Touch Hair Faire, we find Susan Szabo. She always wanted a beauty shop, so she opened her booth. I love it. I love what I do, she says. I have people from all over the United States, Europe and Canada come in and say, I waited just for you to give me a haircut. Before she cut hair, Ms. Szabo was a legal secretary. She says the flea market sure beats having attorneys never tell FLEA BITTENFrom page 1 PHOTOS BY VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYBetsy Bennett and Rick Compton in Rockefellers Attic, their booth at Flamingo Island. Betsy Bennett can trace history through the collection of political buttons in the booth she operates with Rick Compton at Flamingo Island. Mai Nguyen and Drew Harness of C Grape add a bit of bistro flavor to Flamingo Island. Shelley Cahill, left, and Kathy Duffey await customers at Shelleys Casual Elegance. Tom Smith shops for a new chapeaux.
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This year marks 90 years since she was ordained a deaconess in Portland, Ore. Harriet was born March 19, 1875, in Buffalo, N.Y. Her father drowned when she was 10, and her mother raised Harriet and two younger siblings. At the age of 29, Harriet questioned the visiting pastor on leave from his post in China about what steps she would have to take in order to become a mission teacher. At that time, she was earning a living as a teacher and assistant principal. She also learned bookkeeping, cooking and nursing. Although Harriet had her heart set on going to China someday, her mother did not have the same aspirations for her daughter. She finally agreed that Harriet could pursue deaconess classes, thinking this might deter the young womans desire to go abroad and minister. Upon completion of this deaconess training, Harriet was given her first assignment on a remote mission in northwest Oklahoma, working with the Cheyenne Indians. Fortunately for her, she had spent four years working with the Seneca Indian children from the Cattaraugus reservation just south of Buffalo. She would remain in Oklahoma, where she was well respected and trusted by the entire tribe, for the next nine years. Because of her extensive knowledge of Indian life, coupled with her teaching background, she was then asked to take on an assignment in the outer reaches of Nenana, Alaska. Braving subzero temps and long, severe winters, she asked for a transfer to Stevens Village, a remote town only 40 miles from the Arctic Circle, where she was once again the only white woman for miles around. Another transfer found her in Tanana, Alaska, at an abandoned mission hospital where she spent the next two decades of her life. In 1933, when she was 57 years old, Deaconess Bedell was invited to speak in Miami about the Alaskan field on behalf of the Chain of Missions. It was on this trip that she found her calling, after touring a Seminole reservation in Everglades. She never returned to Alaska, instead focusing on the living conditions of the Miccosukee and Seminole Indians. For the rest of her life, she campaigned to improve their quality of life, helping them to become more self-reliant while reviving their doll-making and basket-weaving skills, which had nearly become extinct. She rented a company house from the Collier Company right in todays Everglades City for the sum of $20 a month. She also learned how to drive an automobile within a weeks time after purchasing a secondhand Model A Ford sedan for $298. A car was essential, as her many charges lived miles apart from one another all along the Tamiami Trail. (And for those charges living in isolation within the swamps, it was nothing for Deaconess s m a fo f c j O a n maureenSULLIVAN-HARTUNGmshwrites@gmail.com UNDERCOVER HISTORIANDeaconess Harriet Bedell in her Ford Model A sedan was known to barely drive the legal limit, often resulting in backing up traffic for miles behind during her ministry jaunts.COURTESY PHOTOS / THE COLLIER COUNTY MUSEUMDeaconess Harriet Bedell with William Hartley and the local Seminole Indians. Mr. Hartley went on to write a book about Deaconess Bedell called A Woman Set Apart that was published in 1963.SEE DEACONESS, A11
Bedell to pole a dugout canoe in order to reach them to minister to them.) She soon established Glades Cross Mission, where she taught and healed the Indians as well as led them to Christianity. She also took it upon herself to work out a business arrangement with David Graham Copeland, Barron Colliers general manager of the Collier Company, in order to help the Indians. She would pay the Indians for their handiwork in tickets they could then redeem at the mercantile for food or other supplies. Their handiwork would be put on display at the Glades Cross Mission. The deaconess was, in essence, acting as a nonprofit agent for the Indians. Having been obliged to retire at the age of 68 in 1943, she would succinctly remind others that, There is no retirement in the service of the Master. Knowing there was still much work to be done, she was instrumental in the Indians gaining tribal status and acquiring some 200,000 acres of the Everglades where they could have their own school. And, she also made sure that they were not displaced when Everglades National Park opened in 1947. In 1960, Hurricane Donna essentially forced Deaconess Bedell into retirement, since it destroyed her church as well as her personal belongings. A few weeks after the storm, she was taken to the Bishop Gray Inn, an Episcopalian retirement home in Davenport, Fla., where she took charge of the locals until her death in January 1969, at the age of 94. Deaconess Bedell was added to the List of Lesser Feasts and Fasts at the national convention of the Episcopal Church of America in Los Angeles in the summer of 2009. Her feast day is Jan. 8, the anniversary of her death. Additionally, the Museum of the Everglades has erected a Great Floridian plaque in Deaconess Bedells honor. The museum is at 105 W. Broadway in Everglades City. Maureen Sullivan-Hartung arrived in Naples in 1981. Following a years stint as a reporter for the former weekly Everglades Echo newspaper, she began freelancing. Her first book, The Hidden History of Everglades City & Points Nearby, was published in 2010 by The History Press in South Carolina. Look for her Undercover Historian column every other week in Florida Weekly. Learn more about Ms. Sullivan-Hartung at www. maureenwrites.com. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 NEWS A11 N26 20.315 W 081 49.677 ALL BOATERS WELCOME ABOARD! Bonita BayMARINA DIRECT GULF ACCESS FULL SERVICE MARINA Boat storage & slip rentals from $264/month Dry storage for up to 32 & wet slips with lifts Non-ethanol fuel & ships store Boat launch & detail services Seasonal Waterfront Dining at Backwater JacksOPEN DAILYCall 239-495-3222 or visit BonitaBayMarina.net EMERGENCY HURRICANE HAUL OUT $75. 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Myers Nursing Home & Assisted Living Medicaid & Veterans Benefits Marco museum hosts exhibit of art quiltsThe Tamiami Trail, an exhibit of fiber art pieces by the Miami Art Quilters documenting sights along the highway that links Tampa to Miami, will be on display at the Marco Island Historical Museum June 30-July 31. An opening reception takes place from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, and is free and open to the public. The Miami Art Quilters is a group of dedicated artists who explore and promote creativity in the fiber arts. This exhibit con-sists of a series of small quilts documenting the sights, old and new, from one end of the Tamiami Trail to the other. Places include Miamis Domino Park in Little Havana, a landmark theater, a modern casino and the littlest post office in the United States. Interspersed are scenes of remaining Florida wilderness and wildlife. Part of the Collier County Museums system, the Marco Island Historical Museum is dedicated to bringing the vanished civilization of Southwest Floridas Calusa Indians to life. Temporary and traveling exhibits trace the settlement of this subtropical island paradise from its early pioneer roots as a fishing village, pineapple plantation and clam cannery, through its explosive growth and development in the 1960s. For more information, call 6421440 or visit www.colliermuseums. com. DEACONESSFrom page 10MARYA REPKO / COURTESY PHOTODeaconess Harriet Bedells Great Floridian plaque is posted on the exterior of the Museum of the Everglades in Everglades City. The Tale of the Trail
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The fellowship annually acknowledges an outstanding leader whose contributions mirror those of Mr. Mudds devotion to enhancing leadership and stewardship. Selected by a confidential committee from the Leadership Collier Foundation, each honoree is deemed to possess and exhibit the following attributes: Integrity: Doing what is right, always. Results-oriented: Focused on both people and program advancement. Selfless community service: Placing others before self. Inspiring: Motivating others to collaborate, follow and lead. Originally from Flemington, N.J., Mr. Durham first served in the United States Army from 1977 to 1990. During this period, he received numerous military awards and competed for Drill Sergeant of the Year honors in 1988. He reentered the Army following 9/11, after a 15-year service break, and was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He earned a bachelors degree in criminal justice from Rutgers University and a law degree from Florida State College of Law. He served as an associate professor at Thomas College in Georgia for four years, as an adjunct professor at Edison State College and in the Collier County Sheriffs Office and the Collier County Attorneys Office for five years. He has been an integral part of the Collier County Elections Office since 2005. In announcing the award, Mike Reagen, president and CEO of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, said Mr. Durham successfully guided and assisted with Collier Countys redistricting and precinct/polling place consolidation endeavors with critical deadlines and led a redistricting public education campaign that was unprecedented in depth and scope The program served as a primer in redistricting and greatly facilitated obtaining U.S. Justice Department approval of Collier Countys plans. Jennifer Edwards, Collier County Supervisor of Election, said, Tims last deployment was a year in harms way in Iraq, and he brings this same love of country and dedication to his role as Collier County chief deputy supervisor of elections. She added, He understands that we are gatekeepers of democracy, and that we provide a fundamental right to the residents of our wonderful community. His steadfast work and excellent service deserve our thanks and admiration and make him very worthy of this award. Mr. Durham will receive the James V. Mudd Fellowship award at a public ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, July 13, in the Leadership Collier Foundation Community Room at chamber of commerce headquarters, 2390 Tamiami Trail. All are welcome. Airport passes annual review with flying colors SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Federal Aviation Administration has completed its annual review and found Naples Municipal Airport 100 percent in compliance with all required standards. This is the 17th consecutive year the airport has earned a perfect score. The FAA inspection includes all aspects of airport operations: airfield, runway, lighting and fueling facilities, as well as an assessment of record keeping, training procedures and aircraft rescue and fire fighting safety drills. Each of these areas is reviewed annually as part of the airport recertification process. Safety is our No. 1 priority, and the annual FAA inspection validates our efforts to make the airport as safe and operationally correct as possible, Executive Director Ted Soliday says. No discrepancies for the 17th year in a row is a record few airports can claim and a testimony to the hard word and commitment of the airport staff. Naples Municipal Airport operates as a general aviation airport but complies with the standards of Federal Aviation Regulations Part 139, which sets safety guidelines for airports with commercial airline service. The airport also maintains the same level of security as commercial-service airports and adheres to all Transportation Security Administrative directives. Naples Municipal Airport, a certificated air carrier airport, is home to flight schools, air charter operators and corporate aviation and nonaviation businesses as well as fire/rescue services, mosquito control, car rental agencies and the Collier County Sheriffs Aviation Unit. All funds used for the airports operation, maintenance and improvements are generated from activities at the airport or from federal and state grants; the airport receives no property tax dollars. During the 2010-2011 fiscal year, the airport accommodated more than 84,000 takeoffs and landings. The Florida Department of Transportation values the airports economic impact to the community at more than $273 million annually. To learn more or to subscribe for e-mail updates about the airport, visit www.FlyNaples.com.
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WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 A17 SeriesNewOpportunitiesatShell PointThe public is invited and many of these events are Shell Point Retirement Community is located in Fort Myers, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway.Shell Point is a non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation 2012 Shell Point. All rights reserved. SLS-2156-12 (239) 466-1131 www.shellpoint.org Visit www.shellpoint.org/LES for full descriptions of this months events! FREE Shell Points Life Enrichment Series offers the opportunity to discover new things about yourself and the world you live in. Concerts, presentations, lectures, shows, special events, and more!July2012The Shell Point Golf Club is offering a special summer membership rate to golfers interested in joining the golf club from May 15 through October 15. The cost is only $150 and includes: Reciprocal privileges 21 days advance tee times (online) Reduced cart fees 10% off merchandise (soft goods) Charge accounts For information call(239) 433-9790. Play for less all summer longSummer Golf Memberships Available May 15 to Oct.15 July 3,11,17,25&31Discover Shell Point Tour & Presentationat 10:00am. Join us for a group presentation about the Lifestyle and Lifecare available at Shell Point followed by a narrated bus tour of the community. Light refreshments will be provided. Call (239) 466-1131 or 1-800-780-1131 for reservations.July 11 The Nature of Southwest Florida at 9:00am. Local author, Charles Sobczak, will offer a free presentation about the natural wildlife of Southwest Florida, highlighting alligators, sharks, and panthers. His books will also be available for purchase. Call (239) 489-8472 to reserve your place. July 13Turtles, Tortoises, and Terrapins at 1:00pm. 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Coming from Disney Worlds Grand Floridian Resort, listen to the toe tapping sounds of the Grand Floridian Society Orchestra who have beenentertaining guests for the past 25 years. Tickets are $15. Purchase tickets at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or call (239) 454-2067. Your Tickets will be available before the show at Will Call in the auditorium lobby.The Springs Assisted Living is Open!Shell Point announces the grand opening of its newest assisted living residence. Join us for a free tour of our new month-to-month private pay assisted living facility, The Springs. This opportunity gives you the flexibility to experience Shell Points assisted living services on your terms. Whether you are looking for a short term stay or a place to truly call home, we have the perfect option for you. To schedule a tour or request a brochure, call 239-454-2077 today! FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE!She began to teach me how to express myself to my customer. She taught me how to answer the telephone call. She taught me about the English sewing and alterations terms. We studied fashion magazines together, and little by little, I began to feel self confidence speaking English. This year I decided to apply to become an American citizen. When I communicated that decision to Lani, she nicely began to study with me. She brought me a lot of information about American culture, history and the role of every branch of government. She also brought me a lot of information about the origin of the country, the Pilgrims and the native Indians. We studied together and I learned many things relative to the citizenship test. I enjoyed every class and learning about this great country was really pleasant to me. I began to have so much admiration for how this country was founded. The most impressive things to me are the moral values and solidarity of the country. It is so much different than what I knew in Venezuela. When the day of the test arrived, I was a little nervous but I had enough self confidence to show them that I can speak English. The test was easy and went smoothly. It was a really nice experience. When the interviewer said to me, Congratulations, you passed your test, I felt like the happiest person in the world! Then my husband and I went to our oath ceremony. It was a very emotional ceremony. When I heard the Star Spangled Banner, I thought to myself: This is my anthem now. Then they said they had 173 people from 36 countries in the world (being naturalized that day) and began to call out every country. We stood up and of course I was crying. I began to feel really happy and proud to be an American citizen. I think this country is the best country in the world, which opens their arms to everyone. We are all one! I feel really proud of being an American citizen. Now I want to become a successful entrepreneur, and give to this country all that I have. I dont have enough words to say thank you to LVCC for helping me achieve my goal and especially to my precious tutor Lani for all her kindness and dedication to help me. Thanks a lot, a million thanks! God bless everyone, and especially Lani forever! Zhaydee Hernandez Ms. Fiordaliso and Ms. Hernandez have worked together studying English since Ms. Fiordaliso graduated from LVCCs tutor training program in July 2011. At the same time, Ms. Hernandez has been running her dressmaking business in North Naples. A seamstress with more than 35 years experience making wedding dresses, she also does alterations. I can transform, beautify and upgrade clothing from past seasons. So many people have favorite clothes in their closets occupying a useless spot because the clothes just need to be recycled. I can do that with great creativity and good taste, she says proudly. All of us at LVCC get a kick when we learn of successes like Zhaydees, says Rita Bleasdale, board president. The organizations challenge, she adds, is to train enough volunteer tutors to meet the demands of adult learners. We need more volunteer tutors. No experience is necessary, and no knowledge of a second language is required. Established in Naples in 1983, LVCC is dedicated to teaching non-English speaking adults and their families to read, write and speak English. Those interested in signing up for the next LVCC tutor training session in August should call 262-4448, ext. 301.
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Email SWFL.FAR@gmail.com or call 239.330.3088www.FloridaAlimonyReform.com To the ninth ring of hell Debbie Stevens, 47, filed a claim before the New York Human Rights commission in April alleging that she was fired in November by Ms. Jackie Brucia, a controller of the Atlantic Automotive Group of West Islip, N.Y., after Stevens failed to recover quickly enough from major surgery in August. Ms. Stevens had donated a kidney to Ms. Brucia, who apparently could not understand why Ms. Stevens was still in pain by Sept. 6 so that she needed more time off. (Actually, since Ms. Brucia and Ms. Stevens were not perfect matches, Ms. Brucia had Ms. Stevens donate to a woman ahead of Ms. Brucia on the waiting list, which created an opening for Ms. Brucia. Ms. Brucias husband told a New York Post reporter in April that Ms. Stevens claims were far from the truth, but would not elaborate.) A CNN investigation revealed in May that the Disabled Veterans National Foundation had collected almost $56 million in donations over four years but given nearly all of it to two direct-mail fundraising companies. CNN was able to locate a small veterans charity in Birmingham, Ala., that received help, but mainly in the form of 2,600 bags of cough drops, 2,200 bottles of sanitizers, 11,520 bags of coconut M&Ms and 700 pairs of Navy dress shoes. Another, in Prescott, Ariz., received hundreds of chefs coats and aprons, cans of acrylic paint and a needlepoint design pillowcase. Said the manager of the Birmingham charity, I ask myself what the heck are these people doing.Oops! Andrea Amanatides suffered a booboo in May while being booked to begin a six-month jail sentence in Albany, N.Y., for a probation violation. As she was being placed in a holding cell, a cache of drugs fell onto the floor. Deputies soon figured out that a condom Amanatides had placed into a bodily orifice had burst. The final inventory: 26 Oxycontins, 10 Ambiens, 50 Valiums, 37 Adderalls, plus 133 more prescription pills and four baggies containing heroin. The sequence was captured on surveillance video. Weekend WTMW-TV (Portland, Maine) news anchor Meghan Torjussen was called on to deliver breaking sports news on June 3, the score of a playoff game between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat. Time had run out in the fourth quarter with the score tied, 89-89. I guess the game just ended, Ms. Torjussen announced. This is what my producer is telling me right now. Theres the score (on the screen), 89-89. Uh, went down to the wire ... ended in a tie. (A)ll right, lets move on to professional baseball. (Boston eventually won, in overtime, 93-91.)Things people believe Seattle attorney Andrew Basiago told Huffington Post in April that he time-traveled eight times as a child as part of the secret Project Pegasus staged by the Pentagons notorious Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Another lawyer, Alfred Webre, recently explained, matter-of-factly, to a seminar audience in Vancouver, British Columbia, that teleportation is an inexpensive, environmentally friendly means of transportation and was used most recently by then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to transport troops to battle. Basiago said, in a flourish of detail, that he was at Fords Theater the night Abraham Lincoln was assassinated but did not witness it, and said that twice, he ran into himself while back in the past. In June, the North Carolina Senate passed a state House of Representatives bill (House Bill 819) that orders scientists to use the correct way to predict weather in North Carolina. The bill requires that only historical analogies back to 1900 be used to predict sealevel rise meaning that scientists must ignore feedback loops in which recent, consistent heat and violent atmospheric conditions suggest more radical weather. For example, nine of the hottest 10 years on record have occurred since 2000, but North Carolina scientists must not be swayed by that fact because only patterns of the more stable 20th century can forecast 21st-century sea levels. (Many North Carolina coastal property owners believe the 40-or-more-inch rise in sea level by 2100 that is predicted by most scientists would threaten property values and would rather believe the perhaps-8-inch rise that House Bill 819 would dictate.)Sounds like a joke In testimony at an extortion trial in New York City in June, Anthony Russo (alleged Colombo family associate) told prosecutors that a mob war was narrowly averted after another Colombo hand learned that a new Staten Island pizza parlor (run by an alleged Bonanno associate) featured pies that suspiciously resembled those of the top-rated L&B Spumoni Gardens in Brooklyn, which has Colombo ties. Representatives of the families had a sit-down (at a neutral site a Panera Bread restaurant!) and worked out a payment plan to satisfy L&B. Seattle police reported that a woman had been walking her dog in Plymouth Pillars Park at about 2 a.m. on May 10 and allegedly making noise that disturbed another man. Both were carrying pooper scoopers, and it is unclear which of the two started it, but the woman claimed the man jousted his toward her off and on in a -minute duel, as she used hers to block his assaults. Police said a search failed to turn up suspects.Bright ideas Five hikers on holiday from Miami got lost overnight on May 3 high in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, N.Y., and endured a night of rain with temperatures in the 40s before they were rescued. One or more of the hikers (number unclear in the news report) got to test one theory of body-w arming, but learned that its benefit was illusory. That is, warming up a cold body by urinating on it provides only momentary, if any, relief. NEWS OF THE WEIRDBY CHUCK SHEPHERDDISTRIBUTED BY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 INDOOR MARKETSaturdays 8am-1pm2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road Unit 124/126 (near Pei Wei)(NW Corner of Airport Pulling & Vanderbilt Beach Road Behind CVS) Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. Got Download?Its FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comThe iPad AppSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. The fact of the matter is me, you, we all have our little quirks, Mayor Nelson says. People forget that not everybody who lives in a house is OK. About 11 percent of people who live in Bonita are below the poverty level, according to the U.S. Census, compared to 12.2 percent in Collier County and 12 percent in Lee County. The actual homeless population is difficult to count and numbers are unreliable, but efforts to seek out the homeless on any given day by local coalitions have yielded 30 to 40 homeless people in Bonita and more than 1,000 in adjoining areas. Residents in Bonita are concerned a transitional shelter of the size St. Matthews House proposed designed to fill a need both in Bonita and surrounding areas would lower property values and create a criminal presence, suggests Bonita Springs Councilwoman Martha Simons. I have no problem with women and children getting the care that they need, she says. But the concern is that thats not a lot of the people that will be brought to our facility. (Ms. Simons has also suggested that feeding the needy at a local park is inappropriate, and that free meals should be served in a nearby indoor facility instead.) Instead, Bonita officials are leaning toward smaller group homes that allow five to 10 people at a time. Me personally, I really dont think these large homeless shelters are appropriate for a community of this size, Mayor Nelson says. Kerri Sparks, director of development at St. Matthews House, says shelter rules and regulations make larger facilities orderly. For instance, residents are assigned case managers and chores; they must keep their dorms militaryneat and pay $50 or do additional work after being there more than two weeks. There are more single mothers and children who are homeless than years ago, shelter directors say, when that group was more typically men with substance abuse or mental health issues. The fastest growing subpopulation is families with children, says Janet Bartos, director of the Lee County Homeless Coalition. And it usually is a female with a child. Men with addictions and mental health problems are still a strong presence at shelters, including at the St. Matthews House transitional shelter in Naples. The mens dormitory is nearly double the size of the womens. Elsewhere, there are separate rooms for families. It used to mostly be (people came to shelters) because of alcohol and drug addiction, says Todd Malkowitz, who was one of them until he came to St. Matthews House and got clean seven years ago. But now its more financial. Im not saying the drug and alcohol part has gotten any less, but the need has expanded because of the financial difficulties so many people face today. The average stay at the shelter is two months, but there is a one-year program called Justins Place Recovery Program for treating addictions. Mike Peters recently completed that program. This is a program created to (help people) reintegrate to society, Mr. Peters says. This is not a flophouse. Its an extremely structured environment. A mother and her two sons who were homeless in Bonita Springs are currently at the St. Matthews House shelter in east Naples, says Heather Jackomino, case manager for the family unit there. It provides a transitional environment thats safe, says Ms. Jackomino, who was once homeless with her infant. She lived at St. Matthews House while earning an online certification in addiction counseling; now she works at the shelter fulltime. I cant imagine a town that wouldnt want that. The thought would never come to my mind its a bad thing. Councilwoman Ms. Simons suggests the city of Bonita, sandwiched between a portion of southern Lee and northern Collier, doesnt have the need or infrastructure such as a Social Security office or enough law enforcement to support a 68-bed shelter. We dont have a lot of homeless population in Bonita because we have several organizations that help prevent homelessness, she says, adding: There are people who dont go (to shelters) because they like living out in the woods Ive met people whove told me that. Last week at St. Matthews House there were 84 people, including six families, on the waiting list between the shelters three Collier facilities, director Rev. Van Ellison said. SHELTERFrom page 1EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYAbove: A shelter dorm room. Right: Heather Jackomino, a case manager for St. Matthews House, in the cafeteria.
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Distilling information from the American Hospital AssociationWe can learn a lot from the American Hospital Association, which gathers input from almost 5,000 hospitals of all sizes and types from around the nation. Heres some of what I learned from the AHA at the recent meeting of our southeastern regional policy board in Alabama: Redesigning primary care A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation disputed the notion that America faces an imminent shortage of primary care providers. It concluded that, Numbers of physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants have grown in recent years relative to the general population. What is bothersome, however, is the profound maldistribution of caregivers, resulting in severe shortages in rural areas and among overlooked populations. A new care model is needed; a team approach including a physician leader, one or more nurse practitioners or physician assistants, social service, dieticians and others can better care for the 5 percent of patients who make up the sickest and who use 50 percent of our health-care resources. As to the rest of us, we, too, can be cared for in innovative ways. One such way involves Dr. Watson, the IBM computer that understands most languages, can obtain a medical history over the Internet, gather lab and radiology information, make a diagnosis and send a prescription to a nearby pharmacy on your insurance plan. The Dr. Watson system, already functioning in several states, also completes the paperwork aspect by debiting a bank account and securing insurance company reimbursement. Other innovations in primary care include Walmart planning primary care clinics in its almost 4,000 stores, within 15 miles of 90 percent of Americans. Primary care is so important for the economic health of our nation; if we can prevent illness, we will have stronger individuals, more satisfied communities and a more self-sufficient nation. Sustaining Medicare and Medicaid Regardless of the Supreme Court decision on health care, we must make our system more efficient by embracing such things as adopting evidence-based medicine, reducing unnecessary testing and treatment, applying appropriate end-of-life care, investing in robust information technology as a backbone and rewarding performance based on value (quality or outcome divided by cost). Promoting personal engagement by patients is the other half of the equation. Everyone agrees we need to focus on caring for ourselves (by utilizing such tools as smoking cessation and weight control). But there is debate as to whether Medicare and Medicaid should evolve from a traditional fee-for-service to fully managed care, or even evolve to a system giving patients funding to shop for and buy their own health insurance. Update from Washington The AHA report from the nations capital was concerning, mostly revolving around the government not having enough funds to sustain the level of health-care reimbursement we have all come to expect. The average American familys net worth has dropped by some $50,000 during the most recent recession. When coupled with the projected need to have $20,000 per person per year in retirement just to pay for health care, this is a serious concern. Such uncertainty relative to limited health-care resources makes the AHA rallying cry that much more critical: We Care, We Vote. Dr. Allen Weiss is the president and CEO of NCH Healthcare System.www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 HEALTHY LIVINGFamily medicine puts the emphasis on relationships BY DR. MICHELLE BECKERSpecial to Florida WeeklyThe American Academy of Family Physicians defines family medicine as the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is a specialty in breadth that integrates the biological, clinical and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system and every disease entity. More simply, your family medicine physician is there to promote overall health and advocate all-encompassing well-being for people of all ages. But family medicine is much more. Treating families, sometimes four generations at a time, from the newborn baby to great grandparent and everyone in between, requires that the family medicine physician have a remarkable understanding of the relationships that exist between actual family members. One of the most common questions I am asked is how someone becomes a physician and then a family medicine physician. The process takes about 11 years. Typically, a doctor first obtains a bachelors degree in one of the core sciences. Then, another four years is spent at a medical school earning a doctorate degree in allopathic medicine (i.e., an M.D.) or in osteopathic medicine (i.e., a D.O.). After that comes a residency, which for family medicine is another three years of specialty training focusing on all that being a family doctor entails. Once upon a time, after becoming a physician, one could hang his or her shingle and immediately begin practice as a general practitioner. Back then, being a specialist meant completing more formal training in residency a sort of apprenticeship where one learns their craft by focusing on a particular organ or organ system, usually over the course of three to five years. Oh, but how times have changed. Todays primary care physicians, including those who practice family medicine, pediatrics and internal medicine, are also regarded as specialists who are trained to treat children and adults of all ages. In my case, after earning a bachelor of science in biological sciences from the University of Cincinnati, I earned a doctor of medicine at the Medical College of Ohio. During my family medicine clinical rotation, I met Dr. Archie Bedell, a true pioneer in family medicine who also happened to be director of the Mercy Health Partners, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program in Toledo. An old-fashioned family doctor and brilliant clinician, Dr. Bedell once graced the Vaudeville stage in between making house calls. There is no doubt that my character as a family doctor was greatly influenced by Dr. Bedells emphasis on personal care and traditional values. These days, when I walk into the room to see a patient, I am not just a doctor, but also a human being able to connect in a way that is difficult to put into words. The advice and treatment that occurs in the exam room is, on one level, medical science. But just as important is the time that is shared between a unique individual Stay Fit for Autism means music, cars, fitness and fun SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYStay Fit! and LA Fitness present the Stay Fit for Autism t the Pavilion Shops in North Naples from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 30, to benefit of Eden Autism Services. Pavilion merchants are joining to raise awareness and funds for Eden Autism Services while encouraging activities that promote wellness of mind, body and spirit. Event highlights include: Cars on display from a variety of local car clubs organized by Viet Dang of Wreckless Productions. Live music throughout the day with an all-star lineup of area bands organized by Denny Scott and sound production by Naples Park Music. Musical headliner SOWFLO band takes the stage at 4 p.m. Silent auction with gifts from the Pavilion merchants including a bike from Naples Cyclery. Blaze Right will demonstrate a full glossing restoration on the car of one lucky attendee. Eden Autism Services will host an information table with resource information for families. A variety of food from KC American Bistro, The Pad Thai and Margaritas. A group Zumba lesson and fitness/ exercise tips from LA Fitness trainers. Eden Autism Services mission is to improve the lives of children and adults with autism and support their families by providing a range of communitybased services to meet specific needs throughout the lifespan. These services include K-12 schools in Naples and Fort Myers, clinical services, consultations and community training along with adult residential, vocational training and employment services. For more information about Eden Autism Services, call 92-4680 or e-mail Eden.firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about Stay Fit!, which was founded by Juan Aguirre, event director at LA Fitness, call 465-8412 or e-mail email@example.com. t b I l allenWEISSallen.firstname.lastname@example.org SEE FAMILY, A23 Becker
and a medical advisor, confidante and even friend. Helping each person realize he or she can attain the greatest possible health is the family medicine doctors responsibility. As family medicine physicians, we are, in a sense, mechanics of the flesh sizing up health and disease, this part and that, in order to sustain health, prevent disease or fix a problem of the patient. But there is so much more to the sacred relationship between the patient and the doctor. Yes, there is a common goal between patient and physician toward quality of life and building greater health. But there is also something else, a special bond that develops from a unique type of human connection and that makes this line of work one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. Family medicine is a very special place, where professionalism, compassion, science and emotion blur into one another. Being a family medicine physician is not just what I do, but who I am. Dr. Michelle Becker is a specialist in family medicine with Physicians Regional Healthcare System.NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 NEWS A23 Charlotte Campus Collier Campus Hendry/Glades Center Lee Campus Edison Online800-749-2322 www.edison.eduIt all began in 1962 with a single graduate. Fast forward 50 years and more than 35,000 graduates later, Edison State College con nues to be a Southwest Florida leader in higher educa on. Our instructors are passionate about bringing real-world exper se to the classroom so our students are fully prepared for todays global market. See for yourself. Visit us on campus or online today. Edison State College. A Higher Degree of You.Educate. Innovate. Celebrate. 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RSVP by Monday, July 30.To RSVP please register online ONLY at MiromarDesignCenter.com Call (239) 390-8207 for more information.2ND ANNUAL Free Seminar Series omas Quigley, M.D.Board Certi ed Eye Physician & SurgeonBonita Springs Naples Fort Myers www.doctorquigley.comFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTS Free training for Alzheimers family caregiversHome Instead Senior Care has help for families managing the challenges of Alzheimers and other dementias via free, online training at www.HelpForAlzheimersFamilies.com. Until there is a cure, we offer an interim solution, says Sue Bidwell, owner of the Home Instead Senior Care office serving Naples.The foundation of the program is an approach called Capturing Lifes Journey that involves gathering stories and experiences about the senior to help caregivers provide comfort while honoring the individuals past. Because people with Alzheimers disease have difficulty with short-term memory, the Capturing Lifes Journey approach taps into long-term memory.The program for family caregivers consists of four classes: Overview of Alzheimers Disease and Other Dementias Capturing Lifes Journey Techniques to Manage Behaviors Activities to Encourage EngagementFor more information, call Home Instead Senior Care at 596-2030 or visit the website. Alyce chair included in exhibit onboard Queen MaryThe pink ribbon Alyce chair, designed by Glenn Midnet of Interiors by Design West in honor of his mother who died of breast cancer, is part of a new exhibition, Diana: Legacy of a Princess, that opened June 16 on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, Calif.Co-hosted by the ship and the breast cancer awareness organization Pink Ribbons Crusade, the exhibition showcases a collection of Princess Dianas evening gowns, dresses, accessories, photographs, heirlooms and other royal memorabilia. A portion of the proceeds generated by the exhibit will benefit Pink Ribbons Crusade and other nonprofit organizations dedicated to the fight against breast cancer and working specifically in the areas of awareness and prevention. The Alyce chair is the first piece designed by Mr. Midnet in a collection of Furniture for the Cure. Interiors by Design West is based in the Kreiss furniture gallery in Mercato. For more information, call 249-6800 or visit www.designwestfl.com.Continuing ed workshops for health-care prosArea health-care professionals can earn contact hours at the following workshops offered by Florida Gulf Coast University and Mission Sports Inc. at FGCU: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 7 Applied Therapeutic Practices of Motor Learning Rehab through Sport Skill Movement (Lower Extremities). Fee is $199; 10 contact hours. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 8 Introduction to Bio-Energetics. Fee is $149; 7.5 contact hours. Instructor for both workshops is William Elizuk, speaker, author, educator, fitness specialist, holistic health practitioner and creator of award-winning exercise DVDs for youth and adults. For more information or to register, visit www.registerce.fgcu.edu. FAMILYFrom page 22
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The walk starts with a healthy 2.5-mile trek through the countys largest public park at 9 a.m. and ends with contests and entertainment in the air-conditioned gymnasium. Organizers are putting some new sole in the community event by helping and encouraging businesses and groups create walk teams to compete for major prizes. Open to anyone regardless of whether they are on a team, Walk for the Way will feature some new and old favorites, including 100 percent participation by United Ways 30 partner agencies, live entertainment, contests and local celebrities. This years chair is Marla Ramsey, a United Way board member and the new wellness director of the Bonita Springs YMCA. Steve Sanderson, United Way president and CEO, says, Our objective is to build community awareness by providing a single destination day where families can learn more about the role of United Way and the agencies it funds. On walk day, organizers hope to see a sea of colorful T-shirts made by participating teams who will compete for prizes including: Largest Team, Most Funds Raised, Best Team T-shirt and Largest Student Team. The Walk for the Way is the United Way of Collier Countys flagship event that marks the beginning of the agencys annual giving campaign. Businesses that want to support the United Way walk efforts beyond the creation of or in place of creating a walk team can become a sponsor at levels from $250 to $2,500. Sponsor package details can be found at www.uwcollier.org/events. Businesses are also encouraged to donate goods or services for use in prizes and contests at the walk. Groups that want to participate in walk team contests must register and submit their fundraising donations by Thursday, Sept. 27. Registration and payment can be made online, or call 261-7112 to orchestrate check delivery. Presenting sponsors to date include Publix Supermarkets, Hilton, RWA and Collier County Parks & Recreation. For more information about the seventh annual United Way Walk for the Way, visit www.uwcollier.org/events. Summer c amp and much mor e in full b loom at the GardenThe next summer camp session at the Naples Botanical Garden for children ages 5-12 takes place July 2-6. Wildflower Wanderers is designed for adventurous youngsters who are curious about art, exploration and connecting to the natural world around us. Campers will get up close and personal with a b utterfly, follow marsh rabbit tracks through the Garden and investigate the walking mangrove tree. In the Solar Explorers session 9-13, campers will learn first-hand how humans can harness the suns rays to power a range of manmade objects, from a bicycle to a water pump. The concept of photosynthesis will come alive as campers plant seeds and discover how plants convert solar energy into food and fiber. Cost of each session is $250 per child for Garden members, $300 for others. Additional discounts may apply for siblings or multi-week registrations. Registration includes a breakfast, lunch and snacks from Whole Foods Market.F un for everyon eThere are plenty of ways for everyone to enjoy the Garden this summer. At 4820 Bayshore Drive, its open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 1-Sept. 16; closed for maintenance Sept. 17-28). Admission for members is free; others pay $12.95 for adults, $7.95 for ages 4-14, free for ages 3 and younger. For more information, call 643-7275 or visit www.naplesgarden.org. Among the summer highlights are: Snap It Up! Photography workshops Master naturalist and photographer Christine Cook will lead basic classes in nature photography techniques focusing on composition, all from 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 30 and July 7 and 14. Participants must have their own digital or SLR camera and tripod. Limited to 10 participants. Cost: $25 per class for Garden members, $30 for others. W.O.N.D.E.R. Young Garden visitors Walk, Explore, Navigate, Draw, Explore and Read at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Junes programming in the Smith Childrens Garden is all about bees. At-home activity packets related to each months theme are new for this summer. Children earn badges and other gifts. Dogs in the Garden Bring your canine friend for a relaxing stroll (excluding the Smith Childrens Garden) from 8-11 a.m. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Dogs must be leashed at all times. One dog per adult. Enter at the Visitor Center. Admission is $7.95 for non-members. The walks are supported by the Olde Naples Wellness Center, Animal Specialty Hospital of Florida, Bamboo Cafe, Sabal Palm Animal Hospital and Petco. Early Bird Hours Painters, photographers or hikers are welcome to enjoy the early morning hours beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesdays. Artists must keep all easels and tripods off pathways, do their own setup and breakdowns, use only eco-friendly paints and work on a tarp or canvas.
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Its fighting pollution and saving the world one aluminum can at a time. Its ordinary kids making a difference. Its Super Kids Save the World! And its the first traveling exhibit to make a stop at the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples. It opens with a Cmon member-only preview on Saturday, June 30, and welcomes everyone to the museum at North Collier Regional Park starting Sunday, July 1, and through Sept. 9. Super Kids Save the World! is based on the British childrens book George Saves the World by Lunchtime. Written by Jo Readman and illustrated by Ley Honor Roberts, the story follows an ordinary family who in the course of their day save the world simply by making responsible choices. At the Super Kids Save the World! exhibit, kids can tag along on young Georges heroic adventures, donning a cape and boots to become an energy-saving super hero, peddling a bike to light up a city street, visiting a farmers market, dressing up at the Reuse Charity Shop, making science discoveries about alternative energy sources in the research lab, tearing up old newspapers for the bunnys hutch, decorating get-well cards using leftover wrapping paper and other reusable supplies for children staying in local hospitals and much more. The traveling exhibit was created by The Magic House, St. Louis Childrens Museum in partnership with the Crawford Taylor Foundation and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Designed with green materials and practices, the exhibit gives kids real superhero training starting with the four Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle. Sponsors of Super Kids Save the World! include the Crawford Taylor Foundation, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, The Magic House, St. Louis Childrens Museum, Collier County Government and Tourist Development Council, Naples Daily News and Mrs. Joan Loos. Mother, driver will share DUI storyDrug Free Collier and the Meagan Napier Foundation present Parent Night: DUI Awareness from 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 29, at New Hope Ministries, 7675 Davis Blvd. in Naples. Guest speaker Renee Napier will tell the audience about how her daughter, Meagan, and Meagans best friend, Lisa Jo Dickson, were killed by a drunk driver on May 11, 2002. The Napier and Dickson families, along with the family of the driver, Eric Smallridge, founded the Meagan Napier Foundation with a mission to raise awareness of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and to promote forgiveness and healing. Since March 2004, Mrs. Napier has traveled the country sharing her story. For the past two years, Mr. Smallridge, bound by shackles and handcuffs because he is still serving his sentence, has been able to accompany her and tell his story as well. Last spring they gave their presentation at seven Collier County high schools. The June 29 presentation is sponsored by Arthrex. Attendance is free and everyone is welcome. For more information, visit www.drugfreecollier.org. Super Kids Save the World!>>What: A traveling exhibit about going green >>Where: The Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples >>When: July 1-Sept. 9 (members-only preview June 30) >>Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday >>Admission: $10 for adults and children (free for ages 1 and younger); free for Cmon members >>Info: 514-0084 or www.cmon.org FREE WITH A$25 Grocery OrderWhole WatermelonsWhile supplies last. Limit one per customer, must have coupon at the time of purchase. Good thru 7/5/12FREE WITH A$50 Grocery OrderWynns Store Made Key Lime PieWhile supplies last. 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REMBOS, D.D.S., P.A.Northwestern University Graduate Implant Dentistry Fellowship Certification ICOI Gl&CD Comprehensive Dental Care in a Comfortable Environment! all treatment Safe on the Fourth of JulyMedications, special shirts may calm anxious pets when fireworks BY GINA SPADAFORIUniversal UclickIf theres one holiday thats not popular at U.S. shelters and veterinary emergency hospitals, its probably the Fourth of July. Thats because the fireworks and other celebrations of this midsummer bash trigger pet care tragedies a flow of lost pets, sick pets and injured pets. Loud noises startle and distress many pets, with their supersensitive hearing. Scared pets have been known to jump out of apartment windows, leap over or dig under fences, or chew their skin until its raw. They may also bolt out an open door to become lost and never found, or hit by a car. Even the ones who just tremble in terror may be safe, but theyre miserable. Even calm pets may seize the opportunity offered by a holiday buffet to eat something they should not. While most of the danger is on the actual holiday, the noise and parties can continue for days, especially when the Fourth falls midweek, as it does this year. The best defense against Fourth of July problems is a good offense started weeks or months before summer. Professional trainers and behaviorists start socializing dogs and making every potentially negative experience such as fireworks and thunderstorms into something rewarding. If a negative experience comes with tasty treats, then your pet is going to at least tolerate it, if not welcome it. This works best when started as a puppy, but dont give up hope if your dog is already an adult: New behaviors can be learned. One way to help your pet is to expose him or her to commercial recordings of thunderstorms or fireworks and play them at increasing volume. Play the recordings at low volume recognizing how acute a pets hearing is and give praise and treats. Its a party! As the volume and duration are increased during subsequent sessions, give him really tasty treats so he has the expectation of a repeat treat. Initially, play the recording for five minutes, eventually leaving it on during daily activities as normal background noise. Thats fine for next year, but what about this years holiday? Provide pets with safe hiding spaces inside your home during the holiday fireworks or a storm. Dogs and cats who are comfortable in crates can find them a good place to ride out the noise, especially if the crate is put in a quiet, darkened part of the house. Some pets are so unhinged by noise that veterinary-prescribed medications are needed to keep them calm. Valium and Xanax (and their generic versions) are well-tolerated by most pets, and many veterinarians are happy to provide you with a pre-holiday prescription. Remember to give the medications as recommended they usually work best before the rockets red glare begins. And talk to your veterinarian about other calming techniques. Some alternative-care veterinarians may recommend the herbal product Rescue Remedy, while others can show you acupressure and massage techniques to keep pets calmer. Pet-supply retailers offer additional ways to calm your pet, such as with pressure shirts for animals, which work off the same principles that calm autistic children. The Thundershirt and The Anxiety Wrap are two such products for dogs and cats. The Calming Cap, which reduces sensory input, is another product meant to ease anxious pets. Finally, for dogs theres the Through a Dogs Ear series of music CDs that are clinically proven not to cover noise, but to use sound to calm canines. Make sure your pet isnt a casualty of Independence Day. If nothing else, keep your pet inside until the celebrations are over, and call your veterinarian for medication that can help ease the fear. PET TALES To adopt or foster a petThis weeks adoptable pets are from Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue an all-volunteer, foster home rescue organization. For more information, call 434-7480, e-mail Admin@BrookesLegacyAnimalRescue.org or visit www. BrookesLegacyAnimalRescue.com.>>Banjo Billy is a neutered, 3-year-old beagle mix who weighs about 20 pounds and is a totally adorable package. >>Cammalita is a spayed, 5-year-old Jack Russell terrier mix who weighs about 15 pounds. Shes a very sweet girl. >>Captain Max is a neutered, 2-year-old Maltese who weighs about 10 pounds and would love to work his way into your heart and home. >>Forte is a neutered, 3-monthold boxer. He and his siblings are waiting for their permanent family.Pets of the Week
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QUALITT RVICE available exclusively atEAST INDIES HOME COLLECTION11985 US 41 N., Naples 34110 239-596-7273 Mon-Sat 10-5 Living LargeMontserrat Rattan Club Chair & OttomanThe central bankers have assumed the task of bailing out the world, notably the U.S. and the EU. Though possibly handling problems of their own making, they are coping with problems created by their respective (oft times undisciplined) governments, including: runaway budget deficits that require central banks to create electronic money to purchase their sovereign debt and failed fiscal policies of their governments. Conveniently, many governments have laid the sovereign debt and unemployment problems at the doorstep of central bankers. The worlds central banks bear a variety of different names. The U.S. central bank is called the Federal Reserve (the Fed); the European Unions central bank (for those countries using the euro) is the European Central Bank (ECB); Chinas central bank is the Bank of China, etc. However, the countries subject to the ECB did not dissolve their national central banks (e.g., Germany still keeps its Bundesbank operational). There are core similarities in the mandates of these diverse central banks. In times past, their roles were more narr owly defined or executed. However, post 2008 (the onset of the financial crisis), central bankers undertook unconventional actions; the U.S. Fed was the first to aggressively expand the scope of monetary actions and many of the central banks are now mimicking the Feds creative solutions. For simplicitys sake, the rest of this column will narrow its scope to focus on the U.S. central bank. The Federal Reserve board members are not elected by U.S. citizens. In fact, the president selects new board members, but only from the short list of candidates submitted by the Fed itself. Beyond its nonelected aspect, the Fed is not an agency of the U.S. It is privately owned by the large U.S. banks, which it is supposed to be governing. Yet these banks do not have shareholder voting rights nor can they sell their ownership interest. Further, the Fed reports to Congress but it is not beholden to Congress. It is a very strange hybrid of public and private at work. The fact that the Feds leadership is: somewhat self-chosen, not under the governments thumb and limited to a small group of decision makers might be the very reasons why the financial world was kept afloat in 2008 to 2009. The fact that a small group makes extremely important decisions quickly without having to consider their congressional/political careers is needed in todays topsey-turvey world. The Fed has two primary jobs. It controls the money supply of the U.S. and, accordingly, the Fed is charged with containing inflation/preventing deflation. In 1978 (upon passage of the Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act), the Feds role was expanded to include fostering full employment through monetary policy. This additive role is very much criticized. Many believe that the Feds monetary easings (intended to promote full employment) have caused most of the asset bubbles in the past 30 years. Others chant, But for the Fed! believing that the Feds quick and massive actions were things that stopped a depression and they point to a congress that fails to put forth and enact a fiscal agenda. Beyond those two mandates, the Fed also took on the role of buyer of last resort at U.S. Treasury auctions that were not fully absorbed domestically or by foreign sovereigns. To fill the remaining gaps, the Fed bought what was needed in the Treasury auctions via electronic creation of money. Yes, this increases the money supply, but such growth in money supply is not necessarily dollar devaluing or monetizing of the debt although it very well could turn into such. The Fed has faced shrinking velocity and has chosen to grow money supply so as to avoid outright deflation.What most dont know, however, is the gargantuan size of the various monetary actions undertaken by the Fed since 2008, now quantified at $29 trillion of asset purchases and direct lending, far greater than Bloombergs $7.7 trillion number. In 2008, the Fed became a lender of last resort to the private sector and to other central banks. It began a primary dealer credit facility (nine trillion) and offered central bank liquidity swaps (ten trillion). For the nine trillion of currency swaps with the ECB, the Fed loaned dollars to the ECB and took euros as collateral, with a stipulated maturity and interest rate. (Source: The Levy Economics Institute, $29,000,000,000,000: A Detailed Look at the Feds Bailout by Funding Facility and Recipient, December 2011, www.levyinstitute.org.) Legal? Yes. The authorization of many of these unconventional measures (is found in the) Federal Reserve Act Section 13(3), which gave authority under unusual and exigent circumstances to extend credit to individuals, partnerships, and corporations. (Source: The Levy Institute report.) So what does all this mean to an investor? The central banks are wielding great power until such time as governments can create fiscal policies sufficient to address economic ills. Further, Congress does not challenge these unconventional actions because few in Congress understand what the Fed is doing and why it was necessary. Further, Congress cannot chastise the Fed as it is the Fed which is acting as buyer of last resort for Treasury debt. The investor should expect continued uncertainty and turmoil. 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. Like Jeannette at www. facebook.com/JeannetteShowalterCfa. MONEY & INVESTINGCentral bankers currently rule the world m i u U a jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFAshowalter@ww fsyst ems.com
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 ON THE MOVE New in Business Advance Auto Parts Inc. recently opened at 1016 Immokalee Road. This is the fifth Naples location for the business. General manager Rick Hughes oversees nine employees. Board Appointments Ray Carroll, president of Carroll & Carroll property appraisers, has been elected president of the board of directors of the Friends of Fakahatchee. Literacy Volunteers of Collier County announces the following officers for 2012-13: Rita Bleasdale, president; Janet Saltarelli, vice president; and Dick Melick, treasurer. Board members for the coming year are: Robert Breitbard, Ellen Goldman, Kathy Hughes, Pam Hunter, Jennifer Immel, William Nichols, Judy Peterson, Sandra Rasmussen, Kitty Sachs and Amy Hoffman. Former board member James Galton has been elected to the organizations honorary board of directors. Chamber of Commerce Debra McGennis-Howe has joined the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce as membership development representative. Continuing Education Brittany Fincher, production assistant at Royal Palm Chocolates, recently completed a three-day course titled The Science of Chocolate at the Notter School of Pastry Arts in Orlando. Hospitality Megan Wells has joined the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club as sales manager for the group market in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and South Central regions. Ms. Wells previously worked as sales manager at Embassy Suites in Grapevine, Texas, and as corporate sales manager at the Super Media Hotel & Conference Center in Dallas. Entertainment Joan Wood has been named event producer for the 2012-13 Erich Kunzel Community Concert Series sponsored by Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center, and Dan Miller has been named event producer for Bayshore CAPAs 2012-13 Jazz in the Park series. Ms. Wood, a CAPA board member, is vice president and senior producer of Like Magic Entertainment Inc. She wrote and produced KIDSTV, an Emmy-nominated educational series for the Showtime Network, and is director and supervising producer for National Geographic Childrens Television and Geo Kids. She has coached acting students for The Naples Players, The Marco Players and Southwest Florida Talent Agency. Mr. Miller, a CAPA leadership council member and jazz trumpeter who divides his time between New York City and Naples, spent 11 years as a member of the Harry Connick Jr. Orchestra and has also toured and recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Maynard Ferguson, Tom Jones and Woody Herman. Jaclyn Rainey has been named acting principal horn of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra for the 201213 season while principal horn Ellen Tomasiewicz is on sabbatical. Ms. graduated from the Eastman School of Music and earned her masters degree from the New England Conservatory of Music. She is currently principal horn with the Atlantic Symphony (Massachusetts), second horn with the Cape Ann Symphony (Massachusetts) and utility horn/Wagner tuba with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also performed with the Boston Ballet, the Albany, Harrisburg, Rhode Island and Buffalo symphony orchestras and the Erie Philharmonic. Nonpro t Organizations Debra Weaver has joined the Naples Children & Education Foundation, creators of Naples Winter Wine Festival, as events director. She will work with NCEF trustees to put on the wine festival and smaller events in support of the foundations mission to improve the lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County. Ms. Weaver worked as a meetings and special events manager at The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples for more than eight years and was events director for Searching for Solutions Institute in Naples for two years. Before coming to Southwest Florida, she owned and operated a restaurant in Minnesota for 12 years. She earned a bachelors degree in composite social sciences from Black Hills State University in South Dakota. WELLS WEAVER sports mom and a haiku master (write well in brief is the art of the tweet) is the celebratory marketing voice of the Gulf Coast Symphony. She was doing what many marketers in the region now do: They use wit, humor, imagination, a bit of themselves and intensely condensed writing skills to market their companies and products through social media. They used to do something else go to breakfast, go to lunch, glad-hand and backslap, perhaps. The funny thing about social media, quote-unquote, is that its just a new term. It used to be called Rotary or Kiwanis or the Chamber of Commerce. Its an electronic handshake, observes Nicolette Beard, the new communications manager for the Naples Botanical Garden (@ NaplesBontanical, on Twitter). Youd be surprised what kind of personality comes through on Twitter, she adds. But theres a rule of thumb with tweeting, as well as with posting on Facebook for business: Youre there as a service and as a servant to your customer base, so you want to be perceived as a resource. I post resource links, or the education department will post what theyve found blooming in the garden, or what unique species theyve found that kind of thing. And Twitter in particular, as everybody knows except males 55 and older (the demographic least likely to use it, she notes), works best when the tweeter tones down the rhetoric and tones up the light touch. People are not on Twitter to be sold thats why they have DVDs, so they can avoid commercials, explains Samantha Scott, the marketing and public relations Grand Poobah at Pushing the Envelope (@getpushing, on Twitter). The company builds Twitter into wideranging social and other media strategies for clients across the region. Twitter is about social relationships first, not about advertising, she notes. Her own Twitter autobiography suggests that, a blend of the personal and the marketable. Beneath her smiling photo she has written, Christian, triathlete, immoderate lover of dogs/animals, wannabe foodie, consortium of random knowledge & Grand Poobah @ Pushing the Envelope, a mar-com firm, Fort Myers. She follows that with what now seems like an old-hat web address: www.getpushing.com.Finding a strategyIn fact, all social media including the web can be connected and used in tandem, and should be, the marketing experts say. But Twitter has a distinct character requiring a strict skill-set. Microblogging is the crux of Twitter, says Ms. Scott. We use it for communication and research, for monitoring competition, and for sharing value-added information. Offering followers useful information without advertising is something a lot of businesses should be doing and may not be doing, she notes. Ms. Scott allows herself a 4-to-1 ratio in tweets to 1,476 followers of @getpushing: For every four tweets you send out that are industry related or value added or related to the community youre in, you get one promo post or advertising tweet. This is not how everybody does it. At the other end of the strategy universe, marketers at Southwest Florida International Airport (@fortmyersflights) use Twitter as an indiscriminate billboard, sometimes delivering tweets every hour or two, 24/7. They all begin this way: Cheap Fort Myers flights to Strategy, advises Ms. Beard at the Naples Botanical Garden, should come first. Then marketers should find the technology to fit it. Which is exactly what Miracle Baseball (@miraclebaeball.com) promoter Gary Sharp has done to appeal to his 3,918 followers tops in the Florida State League, he says, and up in the top 50 of all minor league baseball teams. Its been a huge tool. We were one of the first teams in all of minor league baseball to embrace social media and turn it into a valuable asset. We use Twitter on a daily basis and year-around, not just for in-game updates TWEETINGFrom page 1 A sampling of local Twitter accounts >> Sam Galloway Ford, Fort Myers, @GallowayFord >> Following: 232 >> Followers: 79 >> Tweets: 732 >> Typical Tweet: Trade the carpool lane for the sand this summer. Pack up your @Ford and enjoy a day on your favorite Florida beach. http://ow.ly/bnIOj >> Lee Memorial Health System, Fort Myers, @Lee_Memorial >> Following: 413 >> Followers: 1,054 >> Tweets: 1,988 >> Typical Tweet: Are you a caregiver? Learn more at Powerful Tools for Caregivers class. Take care of yourself. Call 343-2751 to enroll. >> Fort Myers Miracle, Fort Myers, @MiracleBaseball >> Following: 257 >> Followers: 3,920 >> Tweets: 4,524 >> Typical Tweet: Congrats to former Miracle OF Oswaldo Arcia on his selection to the MLB Futures Game >> Chicos, Fort Myers, @LoveChicos >> Following: 1,841 >> Followers: 3,492 >> Tweets: 1,150 >> Typical Tweet: Black Label by Chicos continues to rede ne luxe looks. This latest collection is such a splash! http://bit.ly/ JimaE1 TwitterAn information network made up of 140-character messages from all over the world.Tweet (verb)Tweet, tweeting, tweeted. The act of posting a message, often called a Tweet, on Twitter. Find out how to post a Tweet.Tweet (noun)A message posted via Twitter containing 140 characters or fewer. Find out how to post a Tweet.Retweet (noun)A Tweet by another user, forwarded to you by someone you follow. Often used to spread news or share valuable ndings on Twitter.HashtagThe # symbol is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. To learn more, visit www.twitter.com. Amy Padilla put her beloved Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra on the not-so-crowded map of Symphonic Slapstick last month, with this comic but well-versed Tweet: Faster than a Rimsky-Korsikov piece! More powerful than Bruckner 8! Its a violinist! Its a conductor! Its Pinchas Zuperman.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 BUSINESS B5 THE MOTLEY FOOL Private Equity 101Thanks in part to Mitt Romney, many people are hearing about private equity firms such as Bain Capital and wondering what they are. In general, these outfits make their money by offering companies guidance to boost their efficiency and funding to rescue them or help them grow. There are several different kinds of private equity organizations. Venture capital (VC) enterprises tend to make somewhat risky investments in young, growing firms, before the firms have IPOs (initial public offerings) and issue stock to the public. Companies such as Apple and Microsoft once tapped venture capital. Then there are the leveraged buyout (LBO) outfits, which like to buy big public companies by taking on a lot of debt. The LBO firm will often take the company private and use much of its excess cash to pay off its debt, often while trying to improve the efficiency of the company (frequently via layoffs, among other things). Eventually, the acquired company will be sold to another buyer or to the public, via an IPO. Other private equity investments include buying chunks of private companies or distressed companies, with the intent of restructuring and then selling them. There are private equity funds, too, which aggregate and invest the money of smaller investors (generally those who have more than $1 million in net worth). Money invested in private equity is often tied up for at least several years. Private equity organizations arent required to make public the kind of information that public companies must disclose. They neednt release quarterly performance reports or audited financial statements, for example. And they enjoy some tax advantages, as well. Some of the big names in private equity are TPG Capital ($50.6 billion raised, and past deals including J. Crew, Petco and Burger King), Goldman Sachs Capital Partners ($47.2 billion, Alltell Wireless, Biomet), The Carlyle Group ($40.5 billion, Dunkin Brands, HCR Manor Care), Kohlberg Kravis Roberts ($40.2 -billion, RJR Nabisco, Toys R Us), and The Blackstone Group ($36.4 billion, Hilton Worldwide, Dynegy). What Is This Thing Called The Motley Fool?Remember Shakespeare? Remember As You Like It? In Elizabethan days, Fools were the only people who could get away with telling the truth to the King or Queen. The Motley Fool tells the truth about investing, and hopes youll laugh all the way to the bank. Ask the Fool Fools School My Dumbest InvestmentTo Educate, Amuse & EnrichSold Too SoonI have so many dumb investments to choose from! For example, I owned 5,000 shares of IMAX and sold all but 500 at $5 per share. They traded above $20 recently. I owned so much that I got scared out of the position. My lesson there was to know what you own and why you own it, so you can hang tough when the market tests you. I also sold Ford stock around $2 per share, when I saw General Motors and Chrysler slump, locking in a loss from my purchase price at $20. Again, panicking is bad so aim to really know what you own, so when the idiots say sell, you hang on. J.S., onlineThe Fool Responds: Thats a good lesson. Too many people lose money in the market because they get impatient or scared. The more you understand your holdings, the better youll be able to distinguish between temporary challenges and long-term problems. If youre rather confident that a company will be worth much more in the future, hang on. Ford has recently been trading around $10 per share. The Motley Fool TakeAn Appealing Equipment MakerCrane maker Manitowoc (NYSE: MTW) has been performing pretty well, but its shares have taken a beating. That presents an opportunity for long-term investors. The crane business has bounced back strongly after the financial crisis. In Manitowocs fourth quarter, sales growth hit the highest year-over-year rate since 2007, and new orders climbed to levels last seen in 2008.The company kicked off 2012 on a solid note, too, with the divisions first-quarter backlog value reaching its highest level since the recession. A recovery seems to be under way, with data from the U.S. Census Bureau finding the dollar value of total construction put in place in March and February 6 percent and 5.8 percent higher, respectively, than last year.Manitowocs other business, food-service equipment, seems poised for a good year, too, thanks in part to new products.The company does carry a lot of debt, but it has initiatives in place to reduce that. Its growth plans are robust as it expands in developing markets; the proportion of revenue Manitowoc is generating from Asian markets has doubled over the last five years. It recently became the first company to make rough-terrain cranes in Brazil. The time is ripe, as the nation gears up for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics. Give this stock some consideration. Name That CompanyI trace my roots back to 1927, when two cousins founded me in Michigan. Today Im a premier residential furniture maker. My early work included novelties such as the Gossiper chair for sitting, chatting on the phone and storing things. In 1928, I swept folks off their feet with an innovative and relaxing chair design. (A rejected name for it: The Sit-N-Snooze.) Along with my flagship brand, my other names include Bauhaus, American Drew, Kincaid, Lea, Hammary and Last weeks trivia answerTracing my roots back to 1858, Im the product of a big 1989 merger that created what was then the worlds second-largest pharmaceutical company. In my past, youll find a laxative mineral salt, Clairol hair products, Vitalis hair tonic for men and Mum underarm deodorant. I introduced the first electric toothbrush in 1961. In the 1940s, I had the largest penicillin production plant in the world. I rake in more than $21 billion annually, and spend close to $4 billion on research and development. My biggest sellers include Plavix for preventing clots and Abilify for mental health. Who am I? (Answer: BristolMyers Squibb) England Furniture. I can help you live life comfortably. My name may be an insult, but my reputation is sound. Who am I? Know the answer? Send it to us with Foolish Trivia on the top and youll be entered into a drawing for a nifty prize!Do you have an embarrassing lesson learned the hard way? Boil it down to 100 words (or less) and send it to The Motley Fool c/o My Dumbest Investment. Got one that worked? Submit to My Smartest Investment. If we print yours, youll win a Fools cap! Write to Us! Send questions for Ask the Fool, Dumbest (or Smartest) Investments (up to 100 words), and your Trivia entries to Fool@fool.com or via regular mail c/o this newspaper, attn: The Motley Fool. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. nts y y y y y y w o d ay k er. u ch atIn a n A e .) m y ia nd E c c o ma m y r Wh o a m Know th to us with the top and into a drawin Playing It SaferQI want to buy my first home in a few years. How should I invest the money Ive saved for that? T.J., Jacksonville, Ill.AUnfortunately, you should consider the place thats usually best for long-term appreciation, the stock market, to be off-limits. In the short run, the market can go up or down sharply. In the long run, it has averaged roughly 10 percent per year, but even that is an average, not a guarantee. Dont risk money youll need within three years (or even five or more years, to be more conservative) in stocks, or you may end up able to afford only a corrugated aluminum shack. Keep short-term moolah in a safer place, such as CDs or money market funds, to protect your principal. Learn more about short-term savings at fool.com/savings and bankrate. com.***QWhat are frontier funds? E.F., Escondido, Calif.ATheyre geographically focused mutual funds. Youve probably heard of emerging markets, which typically include Brazil, Russia, India and China (sometimes referred to as the BRIC countries). Those have been rapidly growing economies, unlike the slower and steadier economies of the more developed world (think Japan, Europe and the U.S.). For those whod like to invest in countries that are even less developed than the BRIC ones, there are frontier funds. They focus on smaller, often riskier, economies, such as Qatar, Lebanon, Poland, Peru, Kazakhstan and Namibia. Be careful with these funds they tend to charge relatively high fees, and theyre likely to be rather volatile, as many of the nations theyre invested in arent too stable. Remember that you can invest in the whole world market via a simple (and often inexpensive) total stock market fund.Got a question for the Fool? Send it in see Write to Us but our whole operation of Miracle baseball, he explains. The only way our Twitter count is effective is if we provide value a sentiment that echoes the thinking of Ms. Scott and Ms. Beard. So every time the Miracle tweets, followers learn about players or events in a game, as expected, but also about what the team does in the community, or what special deals or celebrations may becoming along for followers. We want people to react and re-tweet what we put out there, says Mr. Sharp.Farming it outWhile those are all local approaches, a major company such as McDonalds use Twitter the same way, on a local or regional basis. But the company hires an ad agency a marketing and communications firm to do it, in this case Fahlgren Mortine, with offices scattered around the Midwest and in Fort Lauderdale. @McDonalds_SWFL is local we want consumers in Charlotte, Collier, Hendry and Lee counties, plus part of Sarasota County, to be aware of McDonalds news, offers and events, explains Amy Bagner, a communications expert for Fahlgren Mortine. Regional owner-operators establish business strategies and directions what promotions to offer, what charities to support, who to sponsor and so on and Fahlgren Motine tweets. Were doing our job well when we engage a follower in conversation about who they like to share a meal with, or how a Rolo Mcflurry can make all the problems of your day vanish. The strategy requires joining other businesses in the area Miracle baseball, for example to make hay while the sun shines. Which is why McDonalds recently sponsored a Family Fitness Night with the Miracle. Prior to the game, we conducted a week-long trivia event where we gave away tickets to the game via Twitter. Twitter becomes a tool in charity fundraising too last year during one 11-day period, recalls Ms. Bagner, McDonalds owners in the region donated a quarter to a charity for every new Twitter follower. Asked how much is too much, she replied this way: McDonalds is fortunate to have a strong, loyal customer base in Southwest Florida. Our goal is to engage these consumers in a dialogue about a brand they love. Its a balance we want to be considerate of their time but keep McDonalds top of mind. All of it will change, of course. Its an evolution. And all of its an evolution for everybody. Who knows whats around the corner? The key is to be adaptable, notes Ms. Beard at the Naples Botanical Garden. The advice I have for others, suggests the Miracles Mr. Sharp, is dont be afraid to embrace Twitter, but have a plan that enhances what your business is trying to achieve. In other words: Dont get jittery about the new technology, just get twittery. (NOTE: Gulf Coast Symphony promoter Amy Padilla is married to Osvaldo Padilla, Fort Myers editor of Florida Weekly.)
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 NETWORKING PRACC hosts its annual professional workshopWe 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.Wake Up Naples with the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 Orestes Baez 2 Nicole Howard, Mayela Rosales and Natalia Zambora 3 Odamis Martinez and Bryan Filson 4. Carla Channell and Ann Hughes 5. Jamie Gregor, Richard Lange and Kathy Perkins 6. Orestez Baez and John Riley 7. Mollie Page and Meg Stepanian 8. Carolyn Tieger, Dan Shnaider and Deborah Strandiue 9. Nicole Mihelich and John Riley 1 1 2 2 8 8 9 9 6 6 5 5 3 3 4 4 7 7 1 2 3 4 5 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 Jill Longfellow and Carla Channell BOB RAYMOND / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 Paul Yetter, Katie Sproul and Michael Wynn 2 Monika Walerys and Betty Stauber 3 Harris Lanzel, Jim Castaldi and Tony Costello 4. Blase Ciabaton, center, with sons George and Jack 5. Ashley Williamson and Cormal Giblin
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Meet the artists at complimentary wine receptions from 4-7 p.m. No RSVP required. 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 24: The Ralph Lauren Style Learn how to achieve the iconic Ralph Lauren look using accessories. RSVP by Monday, July 23. 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 31: Dress Up Your Home Learn how to balance accessories and furnishings to achieve different looks. RSVP by Monday, July 30. Register online only at www.MiromarDesignCenter.com or call 3908207 for more information. All seminars are free and include refreshments. Accessories bring the theme of the room to life. In this case, driftwood, shells and sea glass complete a coastal look.Designers share secrets at Norris showroomsNorris Home Furnishings hosts two free seminars in July: 11 a.m. Saturday, July 7, in the Fort Myers showroom: Whats Your Style? Designer Domnick Minella describes how to determine if you design tastes lean more toward traditional, contemporary or tropical. Hell share tips on where to start when designing a new home or updating existing rooms and will explain how to apply a theme to your design plan and choose the right colors to pull it all together. The Fort Myers showroom is at 14125 S. Tamiami Trail. Call 690-9844 for reservations. 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, in the Naples showroom: Guest Rooms: Style and Function in a Small Space Designer Harriet Mitchell offers guidelines for choosing furnishings, bedding, window treatments, lighting and accessories to ensure the comfort of your houseguests. The Naples showroom is at 5015 Tamiami Trail N. Call 263-0580 for reservations. Minella Mitchell Select light fixtures that complement the design style of your room. Light fixtures are also a great way to add color where you need it most. Neutral walls and furniture mean you can go bold with accessories.
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Here are some ways to celebrate Independence Day in Southwest Florida, starting as early as Saturday, June 30: Everglades City gets into the Independence Day spirit on Saturday, June 30. Opening ceremonies are at 9:30 a.m., and a parade steps out at 10 a.m. The day also includes an arts and crafts sale in McLeod Park and the Little Miss Firecracker and Little Mister Firecracker patriotic costume contest. Fireworks beginning at 9 p.m. bring the festivities to a close. For more information, call 695-2695. The skies above Miromar Outlets in Estero light up with fireworks on Tuesday, July 3. The centers 13th Heres to the Red, White and BlueSEE FOURTH, C5 BOB RAYMOND / FLORIDA WEEKLY2011 Naples Independence Day Parade. A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 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 Broad Avenue 434-2424 Vanderbilt 594-9494 The Promenade 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 434-8770 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ ALLSHOOKUPThe Bard meets the King in a fresh, fun musical by The Naples PlayersTHE HYPERKINETIC PERFORMERS FILL the stage at the Sugden Community Theatre, swiveling their hips and wiggling about as they sing and dance. Though casually dressed in shorts and T-shirts and tights, most of them are wearing blue suede shoes. Appropriately, theyre singing Blue Suede Shoes, the Carl Perkins song made famous by Elvis Presley. Many in the cast werent even born until a decade or two after Elviss death in 1977. But tonight theyre singing more than two dozen of the Kings songs as they rehearse the music and choreography of All Shook Up. The summer musical by The Naples Players opens June 29 and runs through July 29. Director Dallas Dunnagan describesBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com SEE SHOOK, C4 COURTESY PHOTOThe cast of All Shook Up, the Elvis-inspired musical comedy playing June 29-July 29 at the Sugden Community Theatre. Natalies in love with Chad but playing Ed, because Chad seems not to pay attention to her unless shes a guy. Director Dallas DunnaganHeartbroken Lisa Ungers latest is another profound thriller. C12 Ladies nightMen might be the least important part. C2 A different kind of princessBrave features a liberated lass. C11 Men might be the least i m p ortant p art. C 2
Heres to ladies night, always on an off-night, never the good nights, always a Tuesday or a Thursday some throwaway day of the week. Women elbowdeep at the bar and the men absent until later, until after the ladies have consumed enough two-for-one beers or dollar-off margaritas to make them socially lubricated, when the tight groups of females have loosened and the toasts turned from, Who needs a man? to Tonight were getting lucky. Fish in a barrel, the guys might say. They show up with their fresh-shaved faces wearing department store cologne and offer to buy one of the women a drink not the prettiest, maybe, but the one who looks most fun and suddenly the group splinters. What happens to those ladies scooped up by men in button-down shirts? The usual: a first date followed by breathless phone calls to the same group of girlfriends to report every detail. What did you wear? her friends will ask. What kind of car does he drive? Then, the uncertainty. The will-he-orwont-he-call. Dont worry, hell call, the friends say. Theyll be the first to know when he asks her on a second date. Later, over ribeye and baked potatoes at some chain restaurant T.G.I. Fridays or Applebees shell sit stiffly as the man drones on about his job, as he talks and talks and talks, and shell think, Do I have lettuce stuck in my teeth? When he pauses for breath, hell ask if hes boring her and shell smile a close-lipped smile (because of the lettuce) and shake her head. Shell eye his jawline and evaluate his nose, wondering about the potential for cuteness of their genetically blended offspring. If all goes well, not just at dinner but later, that night and the next week and the week after that, theyll tumble into a life together, and although he will be the person she goes to bed with at night with and wakes up to in the morning, shell still confide her worries and expectations in her girlfriends because there is something to be said for those women who have known her for so long. The relationship will go the usual way: marriage, kids, a house with furniture not bought from Ikea until it ends, as marriages always do, in divorce or death. Nothing lasts forever. And when her children have grown and her husband has left or died, shell gather up her friends for another ladies night. I saw one of these get-togethers during a recent night out with my beau. At the table across from us there were five women in their early 60s, dressed well but not extravagantly, the kind of women who have worked hard their whole lives and now seem to be enjoying retirement. One of them raised her glass to the woman next to her. Happy birthday, she said and the others joined in. I watched as they laughed and talked easily together, and I couldnt help but wonder if they were relieved that the early days were over, that all the worrying and searching had passed, that they had made their lives and survived and were with good friends once again. artisHENDERSONsandydays@floridaweekly.com SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSThe enduring power of ladies night t h? When he p auses for ? if hes bori ng her and s e-lipped smile (because n d shake her head. Shell an d eva l uate h is nose, t the p o t e nof th ei r dw ell, ner ight eek er h o in h ell stil l r i es an d h er gi r l th e r e is e sai d n wh o r fo r h i p a l up her friends for another ladies ni gh t I saw one of these g et-t og ethers dur in g a recent ni gh t out wit h my b eau. At th e ta b l e a c r oss f r o m u s th e r e w e r e f iv e women in t h eir ear l y 60s, d resse d we ll but not extravagantly, the kind o f women wh o ha ve w or ke d ha rd t he ir w ho le l iv es an d now seem to b e enjoying retirement. One o f them raised her g lass to th e w o man n e xt t o he r Happy b irt h in g and searchin g had pa ssed th at t h e y h a d ma d e t h eir l ives an d s urv iv ed a nd w e r e w ith good f riends once aga i n. www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 Schedule your CoolSculpting consult today! 239-449-8328www.Riverchase-FatFreeze.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 413 Del Prado Blvd. S., Suite 101CoolSculpting is a registered trademark and the CoolSculpting logo, the Snowflake design, and Lets Get Naked are trademarks of ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. Results and patient experience may vary. Consult your physician. 2012. All rights reserved. IC0712-A 90 days after one treatment. Photo: Flor Mayoral, M.D. Its not what you lose. Its what you gain. So say goodbye to stubborn fat. And say hello to the body you once had with our clinically proven, FDA-cleared, totally non-surgical treatment without the downtime. How cool is that? To learn more, call us today.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 the musical as Footloose meets Elvis meets Twelfth Night. Theres a lot of the tip of the hat to Shakespeare, she says. Although the Bard and the King might sound like a nightmare mash-up to some, it not only works, but works well, she insists. Musical director Charles Fornara, dressed in a T-shirt declaring Grumpy on the front, is anything but as he explains: Its the music of Elvis, but its not one of those crappy jukebox musicals. They didnt shoehorn the songs in. They make organic sense. None of these songs are not where they belong in the show. Its brilliant. The playwright, Joe DiPietro, currently has two shows on Broadway: Memphis, which received a Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, and Nice Work If You Can Get It, which received the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical and was nominated for a Tony for Best Book of a Musical. I hate the word clever, Mr. Fornara continues. It always makes me think of something micromanaged and contrived, but I find (this musical) to be really clever. I love it. Its a show I didnt know at all. Hes using the same orchestrations as Broadway, he says, including two guitarists in his 12-piece orchestra. Tonight, the cast is doing what they affectionately call a dance-and-sing rehearsing just the songs and the choreography, skipping over the dialogue. Its based on the sit-and-sing, Ms. Dunnagan explains, where performers sit and rehearse the songs for a show. But we found that if theyre up and moving, it seems to help them, she says. Shes watching the show from midtheater, along with hair and make-up designer Carol Smith, choreographer Dawn Lebrecht Fornara, stage manager Rhoda Pugh and assistant director Charles Kolmann. Craig Walck, in charge of sound, sits in the back, behind the soundboard.Love and marriageThe musicals a little difficult to follow with the dialogue excised. Loosely based on Shakespeares Twelfth Night, it tells the story of Chad (Chris Valente), a guitar-playing roustabout just released from jail. He rides into a small town and meets Natalie (Alana Neuman), the young mechanic daughter of the gas station owner. When most of the girls in town including Natalie fall for Chad, she disguises herself as a man, Ed, and becomes Chads sidekick. Natalies in love with Chad but playing Ed, because Chad seems not to pay attention to her unless shes a guy, Ms. Dunnagan says. Then, Ms. Smith adds, Its everybody falling in love with the boy whos really a girl. There are various cases of unrequited love and, ultimately, several marriages. This is very Shakespearean, too everybody getting married in the end, Ms. Dunnagan says, adding that Mr. DiPietro the playwright does a great job with the overall arc and theme: Take a chance on love. The shows set right around 1955, which is just the start of the Civil Rights movement, she adds. He deals quietly but very cleverly with the civil rights issues, with interracial issues, with blacks and whites mixing. He also spreads out into a fabulous love theme with Chad.The show takes shapeMr. Fornaras hunkered down in the orchestra pit, conducting the musicians. Occasionally he climbs out and roams the theater, checking the sound balance. At one point he stops the cast because he cant hear the vocals in his speaker. This is a very busy show for the ensemble, Ms. Dunnagan says. When theyre not on stage, theyre backstage singing. Ninety percent of the performers are graduates from The Naples Players KidzAct program, she adds. The rehearsal is running fairly smoothly, but then theres a glitch and the actors miss their cue. Everyone stares at the empty stage. This is my favorite part of the show, Mr. Fornara says, joking. Dont you like the existential statement Im trying to make? Ms. Dunnagan replies. The actors, belatedly realizing their cue, rush out on stage. Its a little less than two weeks before opening night, and this is the time to work out the kinks and tweak the show. But Mr. Fornara and Ms. Dunnagan seem pleased with what theyre seeing on the stage. Ms. Fornara, who is married to the musical director, is also pleased. She admits that creating the choreography was a challenge, initially, because its not a show where the musical numbers move the plot. There are just some numbers that are kickass dancing. Its super fun. Because the music is varied in style, the dance numbers have to be varied, too. Theres like a million songs in the show, so you want to make them all different and distinct, and not have the same choreography, she says. There are all styles of dance in this: tango, jive, a little bit of Fosse. Theres a swing step in Jailhouse Rock. I even put a little hip-hop into it. The energy in all of the music is incredible. Songs in the show include Elvis hits such as Hound Dog, Teddy Bear, Its Now or Never, Heartbreak Hotel, Dont Be Cruel and of course, All Shook Up. Though this isnt a dress rehearsal, some of the cast members wear black leather jackets, including Mr. Valente as Chad. The character of Chad, Ms. Dunnagan points out, is Marlon Brando, James Dean not just Elvis. Hes that iconic figure from the s, the young rebel. His foil is Mayor Matilda, portrayed by Naples Players veteran Ellen Cooper. She thinks Chads corrupting the town and leading everyone into immorality. She performs her big solo, Devil in Disguise, drawing chuckles from those watching, even though theyve seen it dozens of times before. As the rehearsal draws to an end, the stage explodes with singing and dancing as the entire cast performs Burning Love. Our audiences will love this, Ms. Dunnagan predicts. You know why? Its innocent fun. Theyll love the Elvis music. All Shook Up is full of fun music and has a fresh new look. SHOOK UPFrom page 1 All Shook Up>> When: June 29-July 29 >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre, Naples >> Cost: $35 for adults, $10 for ages 18 and younger >> Info: 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org COURTESY PHOTOSAll Shook Up hero Chad (Chris Valente) and heroine small town girl Natalie (Alana Neuman). Chad (Chris Valente) finds his bike draws a lovely crowd: Alana Neuman, Ricci Prioletti, Johanna Nordilus, Megan Faulconer, Lauren Raleigh, Megan Attanasio (kneeling) and Joyce Austin. Songs in the show include Elvis hits such as Hound Dog, Teddy Bear, Its Now or Never, Heartbreak Hotel, Dont Be Cruel and of course, All Shook Up.
SPONSORED BY: MIROMAR OUTLETS AND GERMAIN ARENAPRESENT 13TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION Have a Blast! taking care of our recycling needs SIDEWALK SALESave even more off already low factory outlet prices!Miromar Outlets will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Independence Day INFO: HOURS: LOCATION: MiromarOutlets.com06272812-1526Copyright 2012, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Outlets is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporat ion. will be accepting donations. 2:30 8:30 p.m. Blood Mobile near Reebok Outlet Store (Southside of Mall) 5:00 8:00 p.m. Henna Tattoos and Face Painting 5:00 8:00 p.m. Bounce House provided by of Fort Myers and Bonita Springs 5:30 p.m. LIVE music by The Push Band Miromar Outlets Gift Cards* are the perfect gift for any occasion and may be purchased at the Visitor Information Kiosk or Mall Ofce. FOLLOW US ON: *Subject to monthly maintenance fee. Terms and Conditions of the Card Agreement are set forth at MiromarOutlets.comNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 BOB RAYMOND / FLORIDA WEEKLY2011 Naples Independence Day Paradeannual Independence Day celebration includes a chance to donate blood at the Lee Memorial Bloodmobile from 2:308:30 p.m. Live music by the Push Band begins at 5:30 p.m., and fireworks over the lake will begin at dusk. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Admission is free. Coolers and personal fireworks are not permitted.And on the Fourth Early bird fitness buffs can get Independence Day off on the right foot by showing up for the 31st annual Moes Firecracker 5K Run at Fleischmann Park. Starting time is 7 a.m., and the track is flat and fast and open to all comers. Gulf Coast Runners is organizing the event. For registration or more information, call 434-9786 or visit www. gcrunner.org. Starting at 10 a.m., downtown Naples comes to life with the citys traditional Independence Day Parade. Beginning at Broad Ave. South, the route takes festive floats, entertainers a salute to the armed services and much more north up Third Street South before turning east along Fifth Avenue South. Pack a picnic lunch (no alcoholic beverages) and enjoy it on the grounds of the Naples Botanical Garden while listening to the sounds of The De Leied Parrots from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The band plays a mixture of oldies, standards, trop-rock and original tunes. Regular Garden admission applies (free for members; $12.95 for adults, $7.95 ages 4-14). For more information, call 643-7275 or visit www.naplesgarden.org. Star Spangled Bonita begins with the ever-popular bed race at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, along Old 41 Road near Riverside Park. Sponsored by Bonita Springs YMCA, the race is open to the first 10 teams that register. To sign up or for more information, call the YMCA at 221-7560 or contact Jack Brown at email@example.com or 325-7866. The bed race will be followed by childrens activities and live music by Wildfire and Deb & The Dynamics leading up to the 9 p.m. laser light show and fireworks display at Riverside Park. Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase with proceeds going to local charities. For more information, call 949-6262 or visit www.cityofbonitasprings.org. The night sky over Naples will light up with the citys July Fourth fireworks extravaganza beginning at 9 p.m. over the Naples Pier. Pure Naples is offering a limited number of seats on the M/V Double Sunshine to watch the display from the water. The three-hour cruise departs from Tin City at 7:30 p.m., and passengers will enjoy hors doeuvres, a beverage and a sweet treat. Cost is $60 per person. For reservations or more information, call 263-4949 or visit www. purenaples.com. For a birds-eye-view of the fireworks, Independence Day partiers are invited to the rooftop parking garage at Waterside Shops. Food and games begin at 7:30 p.m. as a precursor to the fireworks. Admission is free; space is limited and reservations are required. Call 598-1605 by June 30. Dine at Chez Boet in Crayton Cove and stay for a fabulous view of the fireworks show. Piano music will serenade diners before the skies light up. Call 6436177 for reservations. Join friends of Opera Naples for an evening next door to the Naples Pier at the Gulf Shore Boulevard home of Bronwen Adams and Gerald Goldberg beginning at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $74 per person, and all proceeds benefit Opera Naples. For reservations, call 963-9050. Celebrate with food, fun and fireworks from the Naples Princess as a guest of the Naples Philharmonic Leagues final Party of Note for the 2011-12 season. All proceeds benefit the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and its youth music education programs. Boarding begins at 7 p.m. at Port-O-Call Way. Tickets for $125 per person include buffet dinner with cash bar. For reservations or more information, call the league office at 2542777 or Jo Ann Ward at 877-4262. FOURTHFrom page 1
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 Theater All Shook Up By The Naples Players June 29-July 29 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www. naplesplayers.org. Kokonut Kapers KidzAct of The Naples Players presents Kokonut Kapers July 6-8 at the Sugden Community Theatre. $12 for adults, $6 for childrens. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. Grease At the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, through Aug. 18. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. A Midsummers Night Dream By Laboratory Theater of Florida June 29 at 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com. Thursday, June 28 Art Opening RAPT Art & Design hosts an opening reception for Over, Under, Sideways, an exhibit of works by fashion and celebrity photographer Jennifer Graylock, from 6-8 p.m. 291 Broad Ave. S. 304-8374. Art & Music Art Walk at the Center for the Arts Studios runs from 5-7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Free. 495-8989. Music & Shopping The Village on Venetian Bay presents a sidewalk sale and live entertainment today through Sunday. DJ Michael J. Levaul spins tunes for Dancing by the Fountain from 6-9 p.m. tonight. Saxophonist Boris performs on the south side of the plaza. www.venetianvillage.com. Wine & Food Enjoy a wine and food pairing benefiting The Ricky King Childrens Fund from 6-9 p.m. at Decanted Wine & Beer of Naples. $75. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. (800) 980-5766 or www.decantedwines.com. Tribute Show A Jimmy Buffett tribute show starts at 7:15 p.m. at The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road in Bonita Springs. Call 405-8566 for the schedule of other tribute shows including The Beatles and The Eagles. Friday, June 29 Live Music The Little River Band, Brian Howe and PUSH perform at Ballyorney Irish Pub, 13851 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers. Doors open at 6 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m. 628-1444. Hot Summer Nights The Collier County Sheriffs Office hosts an evening of fun for middle and high school students from 6-9 p.m. at Vineyards Community Park. On-Air Talent Seminole Casino Immokalee hosts a VIP meet-and-greet with 96K-Rock personalities Bubba the Love Sponge, Zito & Garrett and Stan & Haney from 7:30-8 p.m. $50 for appetizers, a 96K-Rock T-shirt and a $25 food and beverage voucher for use inside the casino. Saturday, June 30 Diva Breakfast Whisk! Treats and Eats hosts a Diva Breakfast to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer from 6:30-11:30 a.m. 935 Third Ave. N. 216-1123 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Kids Theater Gulfshore Playhouse presents Beauty and the Beast at the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free for Cmon members, $10 for others. 15080 Livingston Road. 514-0084 or www. cmon.org. All That Jazz A celebration of Dixieland Jazz runs from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S. 213-3049. Miromar Music Kim Jenkins performs from 4-7 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www.MiromarOutlets. com. Love That Dress! Noodles Italian Cafe and Sushi Bar hosts a dress collection party as a prelude to PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalees Love That Dress event coming up in August. Bring a dress or fashion accessory for donation and enjoy mingling and dancing from 6-9 p.m. 676-9756. Islander Entertainment Brylcream performs a tribute to oldtime rock n roll beginning at 7 p.m. at The Islander Restaurant, 1093 North Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 389-4545 or www.islandermarco.com. Sunday, July 1 Miromar Music Jim Blackburn performs from 1-4 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www.MiromarOutlets. com. Music Jam Freds Food, Fun & Spirits hosts a singer/songwriter workshop and jam session with Lucia and Bob 5-6:30 p.m. Stay after and hear The Notorious Band of Misfits from 7-10 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Derby Girls The Fort Myers Misdemeanors meet the Rockabilly Rebels at Bamboozles Skating & Event Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.). 2095 Andrea Lane, Fort Myers. South Street Jam The Sheffield Crew takes the stage at South Street City Oven & Grill starting at 10 p.m. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 435-9333 or www. southstreetnaples.com. Monday, July 2 Acoustic Night Its Acoustic Artist Night at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Tuesday, July 3 Movie Night Gulf Coast Town Center presents Puss in Boots beginning around 8:30 p.m. on the lawn at Market Plaza. 267-0783 or www.gulfcoasttowncenter.com. Wednesday, July 4 Happy Fourth of July For complete listings of todays festivities, see page C1. Inbetweeners The social group for singles ages 40-65 gathers from 5-8 p.m. at the English Pub, 5047 Tamiami Trail E. www.meetup.com/inbetweeners or e-mail naplesinbetweeners@ gmail.com. Coming Up Mercato Music The Damn Outlaws perform from 6-9 p.m. July 5 outside at Mercato. www.mercatoshops. com. Art & Fun The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts Alla Prima, Alla Fun, Hearts from 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 5. Learn to paint under the direction of Patty Kane while enjoying pizza and wine. $42. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Museum Matinee The Collier County Museum presents a free screening of Distant Drums beginning at 1 p.m. July 6. The 1951 film starring Gary Cooper was shot in Naples and the Everglades. The museum is in the Collier Government Complex, U.S. 41 East and Airport Road. 252-8476 or www.colliermuseums.com. Childrens Theater The Broadway Palm Childrens Theatre presents Puss in Boots July 5-6, 11, 13, 15, 19, 20, 21, 25, 27, 29 and Aug. 2-4. Buffet begins at noon and the show starts at 1 p.m. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. Art Party The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts an opening reception for Sand, Surf, Summer from 6-8 p.m. July 6. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. Really, Really Free Market Share your useable items, skills, ideas, music and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 7 at Fleischmann Park. email@example.com. MMA Fight A Mixed Martial Arts bout begins at 8 p.m. July 7 at Seminole Casino Immokalee. www.seminolecasinoevents.com. Marine Lecture The Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center presents marine mammal researcher Denise Boyd with Helping Stranded Marine Mammals from 6-7 p.m. July 7. Wine and light refreshments will be served. $8 for Friends of Rookery Bay memers, $10 for others. 300 Tower Road. Reservations recommended. 417-6310 or www.rookerybay.org. Painting Workshop Christine George leads a workshop in how to paint an egret from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 6-7 at the Rosen Gallery & Studio. $170. Limited to eight students; reserve by July 15. (727) 560-8264. NIFF Movie Night The Naples International Film Festival hosts a screening of Memento beginning at 7 p.m. July 10 at Silverspot Cinema in Mercato. $25 per person includes a glass of wine, beer or soda, savory bites and sweet treats. 775-3456 or www.naplesfilmfest.com. Be a Kid Again The monthly grown ups-only evening at the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples takes place from 5-8:30 p.m. July 12. Enjoy food, drink and big kid fun for $15 for Cmon members, $25 for others. 5140084 or www.cmon.org. SummmerJazz The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club continues its SummerJazz on the Gulf series with Late Night Brass (July 21), New Groove City (Aug. 25) and Eight to the Bar (Sept. 22). The free concerts are from 7-10 p.m. on the Watkins Lawn. 2612222 or www.naplesbeachhotel.com. Ongoing Exhibits Ship to Shore Ship to Shore Featuring the Titanic runs through June 30 at the Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art. The centerpiece of the exhibit is a 10-foot-long model of the Titanic constructed of 75,000 toothpicks. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org. Holocaust Cartoons American Cartoonists, Nazi Germany and the Holocaust is on display through July 31 at the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, 4760 Tamiami Trail N. The exhibit highlights how American cartoonists used Superhero comic book characters, posters and animated films to inspire patriotism and boost the countrys morale during World War II. 263-9200 or www.holocaustmuseumswfl.org. 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. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Sunday. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOSee an HD encore of The Metropolitan Operas production of Offenbachs Les Contes DHoffmann, starring Joseph Callaja (above) in the title role, beginning at 6:30 p.m. July 11 at the Hollywood Stadium 20. James Levine conducts. Running time is 3 hours. Tickets are $12.50.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 C7 475 Seagate Drive, Naples, FL 34103 | waldorfastorianaples.com Sleepover.*Valid until September 30th. Subject to availability. Taxes and resort charge are in addition.This summer, save and play at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. As a Collier or Lee County resident, book and stay by September 30th and receive a preferred rate of $129 per night* with self-parking included. For more information and reservations, please call 888.722.1269 and request code plocal. The stars will align for the 2013 Naples Winter Wine Festival SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Naples Children & Education Foundation hosts the world-renowned Naples Winter Wine Festival Jan. 25-27. The theme for the 2013 festival, When Stars Align, is a nod to the many stars involved, from celebrity vintners and chefs to donors, sponsors, volunteers, nearly 600 guests and the children who benefit from their generosity. Chairing the 2013 festivities are NCEF trustees Bob and Terry Edwards. Mr. Edwards is the cosenior partner and senior portfolio manager of a Naples-based investment management group that is responsible for managing client assets in excess of $2 billion. Recognized by Registered Rep among Americas Top 100 Financial Advisors, he is a frequent industry speaker and has been ranked nationally for peer group performance of investment portfolios managed. He and his business partner and their team have also been ranked by Barrons, Lipper and Research magazine. A resident of Naples for more than 40 years, he serves on the boards of the Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art and the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Mrs. Edwards serves on the board of the Shelter for Abused Women & Children and NCEFs grant committee. Since its inception in 2001, the Naples Winter Wine Festival has raised $107 million for underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County. Proceeds have helped 150,000 children through grants to childrens charities and collaborative funding of major projects including a pediatric dental center and early learning center. Wine Spectator has ranked the festival the most successful charity wine auction in the nation since 2004, and the Luxury Institute places it among the top 10 arts and entertainment events for wealthy Americans. Festival ticket prices are $8,500 per couple and $20,000 for reserved seating at the same vintner dinner for two couples. For a complete schedule of 2013 festivities, call (888) 837-4919 or visit www.NaplesWineFestival.com. ROLAND SCARPA / COURTESY PHOTOTerry and Bob Edwards, NCEF trustees and co-chairs of the 2013 Naples Winter Wine Festival.
ARTS COMMENTARYRelishing an awards show worthy of its own award Asking friends and acquaintances if they watched the Tony Awards the other week has garnered two responses: Of course! and Huh? Its a great litmus test not to gauge friendship, but others passion for theater. If you missed it, well, I feel sorry for you. The show was just a swift-moving, well-oiled machine. It was almost as if the producers realized that people today have the attention span of gnats. It was nothing like watching the Academy Awards, where, 10 hours into the ceremony, it feels as if youve been watching for weeks and they still havent named Best Actor, Best Actress or Best Picture. The charming Neil Patrick Harris was superior as host of the Tony Awards show for his third time. His lines were clever, the jokes funny. The show opened with a number from The Book of Mormon, last years Tony Award winner for Best Musical. The affable Mr. Harris then welcomed everyone to the 66th annual Tony Awards Or, as we like to call it, Fifty Shades of Gay, he quipped. He then went into a big opening number hypothesizing what it would be like if life were more like theater. The song was written by David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger. (The two co-wrote the lyrics for the Broadway show Cry-Baby. Mr. Javerbaum was a comedy writer for both David Letterman and Jon Stewart; Mr. Schlesinger is also the bassist for Fountains of Wayne.) And what if all your questions had rhyming answers/And you never left home without your back-up dancers? Mr. Harris sang. What if life were tightly written/And divided into nifty little scenes/and then apropos of nothing/ There were crazy dance routines.He went on to sing about the joy of being able to call in sick and have an understudy stand in for you, and how itd be wonderful if life came with an intermission and a simple motivation and a plot.The legendary Patti LuPone even made a cameo appearance in the song as Mr. Harris neighbor. Dressed to the nines, complete with elbow-length white gloves, she pushed a lawn mower across the stage while singing a couple of lines. The show had many humorous moments, including Mr. Harris hanging upside down like Spider-Man and a woman in the audience body-surfing down a row of seated attendees. Then there were Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of the aforementioned Book of Mormon and TVs South Park. As presenters for this years Best Musical Award, they pretended to be pretentious Broadway theater insiders looking down their noses at everyone else and speaking in affected, arch tones. The Tonys were a golden opportunity to see selections from musicals on Broadway, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Once, The Gershwins Porgy and Bess, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Newsies, Evita and Follies. I hadnt been excited about Once coming to Broadway, but I was surprised to find myself terrifically moved by their number, Walking on Moonbeams, which also featured actors playing acoustic guitars, a concertina, a mandolin and what looked like a ukelele. Live music on stage you cant beat it. Even if you have no plans to go to Broadway to see any of these shows or performers, its quite likely some will play here in the future. And you may have already seen some of these performers locally. Ms. LuPone has performed at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts in Naples a number of times. Tony winner Audra McDonald, starring in The Gershwins Porgy and Bess, has appeared at The Phil, too. And Tony-nominated Kelli OHara, who performed Someone to Watch Over Me on the awards show and is now starring in Broadways Nice Work If You Can Get It, gave four cabaret performances in The Phils Daniels Pavilion in 2010. Laura Osnes, who played Bonnie in Bonnie and Clyde on Broadway, and was nominated for Best Performance in a Leading Role in a Musical, performed the role at the Asolo Theatre in Sarasota in the fall of 2010. And Christopher Plummer, who presented two awards, was honored at the Sarasota Film Festival in April 2011, where his film Beginners was screened and where he was interviewed by David Edelstein. When he presented the Tony to Nina Ariandra for Best Performance in a Leading Role in a Play for Venus in Fur, she squealed with joy. Then she said to Mr. Plummer: Sir, you were my first crush. When that whistle was blown in The Sound of Music and here she stomped her foot, as his character would, you made my day! Mr. Plummer looked simultaneously amused and pleased. The show ended with another song by Javerbaum and Schlesinger. With some lyrics obviously written during the award ceremony itself, it namechecked people who had won.Mr. Harris, claiming he didnt have time to sing the closing song, started singing: If I had time, Id sing a little song recapping these awards/A jazzy ditty set to introspective chords/With lyrics that would cite who won and lost tonight/ With jokes wed have to write mid-show/ Theyd all be on topic and each one would rhyme/But theres no time. The remaining lyrics went on to cite exactly the winners and losers, and then complained more about how they were out of time. The lyrics were so smart, Ive watched both the opening and closing numbers on YouTube. If you missed them, you can still see the entire 2012 Tony Awards at www. tonyawards.com or www.cbs.com/shows/ tony_awards/video through July 3. Critics Choice final selectionsThe Phil has announced the books Dr. Elaine Newton will cover in this coming season at her popular Critics Choice lecture series. They are: The Submission by Amy Waldman, Nov. 15 and 17 No Time Like the Present by Nadine Gordimer, Dec. 6 and 8 State of Wonder by Ann Patchett, Jan. 10 and12 Girl Reading by Katie Ward, Feb. 7 & 9 (Dr. Newton will also interview the author) The Cats Table by Michael Ondaatje, March 14 and 16 Gold by Chris Cleave, April 11 and 13The Submission, State of Wonder and The Cats Table have recently been released in paperback. The original summer reading list of 39 titles (from which Dr. Newton chose the final six) is available from the Phil at www.thephil.org/education. Stealing successIn May, I interviewed artist/writer/ blogger Austin Kleon about his newspaper blackout poems and his book, Steal Like an Artist. My pieces ran in the May 24-30 edition of Florida Weekly. Since then, Steal Like an Artist has enjoyed three weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List Paperback Advice & Misc. list. (No, I cant claim any credit, unfortunately.) Last week and this week, it was No. 14 and No. 15, respectively. The book was also excerpted in the June/July issue of American Craft magazine, which devoted four full pages to it. Mr. Kleons 20-city tour is obviously paying off. m i a d S nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com w ay t h eater i ns id ers l oo ki n g d own n oses at ever y one else and ng in affected, arch e Ton y s were a n opportunity to se l ec ti o n s fr o m a ls on Broadwa y i n g Jesus Christ s tar, Once, G ershwins Por g y e ss Nice Work if an Get It NewsE vita and Follies. adnt bee n e x c it e d Once comin g to w ay, but I was sur to find m y self c all y moved e ir number, in g on n beams al so f e aa c t o r s g acous itars, a r tina a o lin and l oo k e d uk e l e l e m u s i c o n you be at i t. n if you n o plans t o Broado see any se s h o w s p erformts q uite some will h ere in the d y ou ma y a lready seen o f these pe r r s locall y. LuP o n e ha s m ed at the r m o ni c Ce nr th e Ar ts i n s a number of Tony winner McDonald ng in The Bonn i e an d C l y d e on Broa d wa s no mi na te d fo r Be st P er f in a Leading Role in a p erformed the role at t Th e atr e in Sara so ta i n o f 2 0 1 0 And Christopher P who p resented tw o wa s h o n o r e d at th e Film Festival in A p where his film B e wa s sc r ee n e d and w was interviewed b Edelstein. When he p the Tony to Nina Ari a Best Performance in a Role in a Play for Ven u s he squealed with jo y T sa id t o Mr. Plummer: were my first crus that whi s tl e wa s b l ow S o und o f Mu s i c she stom p ed he r his character w y ou made m y d M r. P loo k e d si ously am u pl eased. Th e e nd e d another J averba u Schle With s i cs o writte t h e a w emo n i t c h p e o ha d M r is in g ha v toCOURTESY PHOTOThe charming Neil Patrick Harris was superior as host of the Tony Awards show for his third time. www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 L O T S A L O B S T E R ! Waterfront Dining Friday, Sunday Saturday, TWO 1 pound lobsters with Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch 263-9940 263-2734 www.napleswaterfrontdining.com fries and slaw or black beans and rice $26.95 Limited time offer. Not good with any other offer.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 C9 PUZZLE ANSWERS Naples Ballet offers summer instructionNaples Ballet holds its annual summer intensive program Aug. 6-17 at the Naples Academy of Ballet. A wide variety of dance classes will be offered, including: ballet, pointe, variations, modern and hip hop dance as well as flexibility and Pilates. Instructors include Melanie Atkins, childrens ballet mistress for The Boston Ballet; Daryl Bjoza, co-director of The School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati; Christophe Maraval, Liliam Gomez and Rosario Charin of Naples Ballet; Jasen Page of Studio Swag in Arkansas; and Mia Brown of Elevation in Colorado. Founded in August 2009, Naples Ballet is a nonprofit company dedicated to providing the art of ballet as a component of education and promoting cultural enrichment and awareness within the Southwest Florida community. The academy offers pre-ballet classes for ages 4-7 and a number of classes for older children and adults through a wide range of dance disciplines including pointe, variations, pas de deux, character, floor barre and adult jazz.For more information about the summer intensive program and other programs offered throughout the year, including scholarships, call 7321000 or visit www.naplesballet.org.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your aspect indicates some uncertainty about one of your goals. Use this period of shifting attitudes to reassess what you really want and what youre ready to do to get it. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Your social life is picking up, and youll soon be mingling with old friends and making new ones. But twixt the fun times, stay on top of changing workplace conditions. VIRGO (August 23 September 22) A trusted friend offers understanding as you vent some long-pent-up feelings. Now, move on from there and start making the changes youve put off all this time. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) You might well feel uneasy as you face a difficult situation involving someone close to you. But you know youre doing the right thing, so stick with your decision. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Youre a good friend to others. Nows the time to allow them to be good friends to you. Rely on their trusted advice to help you get through an uncertain period. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Family and friends are always important, but especially so at this time. Despite your hectic workplace schedule, make a real effort to include them in your life. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) That project youve been working on is almost ready for presentation. But you still need some information from a colleague before you can consider it done. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Dont let those negative attitudes that have sprung up around you drain your energies. Shrug them off, and move ahead with the confidence that you can get the job done. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Aspects favor some dedicated fun time for the hardworking Piscean. A nice, refreshing plunge into the social swim can recharge your physical and emotional batteries. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You clever Ewes and Rams love nothing more than to rise to a challenge. So, by all means, if you feel sure about your facts, step right up and defend your side of the issue. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Youve done some great work recently. Now its time to reward yourself with something wonderful, perhaps a day at a spa or a night out with someone very special. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You love to talk, but dont forget to make time to do a little more listening, otherwise you could miss out on an important message someone might be trying to send you. BORN THIS WEEK: You love to travel and be with people. You probably would be happy as a social director on a cruise ship. SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9012 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. 012 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. PUZZLES HOROSCOPES SWEET GNAWTHINGS 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:
PLUS, FREE ADMISSION TO: NAPLES MUSEUMOFART PATTY&JAY BAKER OUT OF THIS WORLD: Extraordinary Costumes from Film & Television (from the Experience Music Project, Seattle) FLETCHER BENTON: The Artists Studio (from the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art) MARTIN SCHOELLER Close Up: Larger-than-life photographs of the most recognizable faces of our time SIGHT UNSEEN: International Phot ography by Blind Artists PAINTING WOMEN: These works from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston explore the role of women in art REVELATION: Major Paintings by Jules Oli tski MULTIPLICITY: Multiple angles, perspectives & meanings Or use your Free Admission Pass to see any of these exciting exhibitions next season... SHIP TO SHORE: Featuring the Toothpick Titanic and all things nautical! 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Rated R.People Like Us (Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde) After his father dies, Sam (Pine) is asked to track down his long-lost sister (Banks) and nephew and give them the $150,000 bequeated to them. The problem is that Sam needs the money and cant bring himself to hand it over. Although his actions are understandable, the fact that the premise hinges around a one-sentence lie is too thin for the film to hold up for two hours. Rated PG-13. CAPSULES Is it worth $15 (3D)? No Is it worth $10? YesBrave features a different kind of princess for a different kind of Disney fairy tale. Far from the feminine innocence of Snow White and Cinderella, Merida (Kelly Macdonald) is a Scottish lass who thinks and acts like one of the boys, which makes it all the more torturous when shes expected to act like a lady. That her story is told with strong Pixar animation, decent comic relief and genuine warmth is befitting for the stellar role model shes bound to become for girls all over the world. The daughter of a king (Billy Connolly) who once fought off a horrific bear, and with bright red hair, a feisty attitude and excellent archery skills, Merida would be a handful for any man. Against her wishes, her mother Elinor (Emma Thompson) invites three suitors to their kingdom to win Meridas hand in marriage. They all fail; Merida escapes and asks a witch (Julie Walters) to cast a spell that will change her mothers mind about not letting Merida determine her own future. The spell works, but not without side effects. What happens from there follows conventional fairy tale storytelling, but does so in a way that always has surprises around the corner. This PG-rated film is a story full of imagination and wonder. Theres nothing girly about it and thats a great thing. To dumb it down or worse, add a male lead wouldve been a cop out. But will pulling no punches with its protagonist make a difference? This is the first time a female has been at the center of a Pixar story (as opposed to toys, a rat, a fish, cars, etc.), and history tells us that female-driven fairy tales without a Prince Charming are a risky box office proposition. Remember The Princess and the Frog? It wasnt Pixar, but it was Disney and it was extremely well done. Too bad nobody saw it. Another problem Brave will have, aside from keeping boys interested throughout, is that theres little here for adults. The humor is cutesy, not sophisticated Meridas three rapscallion little brothers provide the biggest laughs, and its all kids humor. And the theme of be careful what you wish for is beaten into our heads by directors Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman and Steve Purcell, leaving no doubt that the message is especially intended for the films younger target demo. Lastly, the 3D animation is not spectacular, so no need to pay the up-charge. Brave wont rank among Pixars best efforts, but it is the studios boldest film to date in terms of going a little darker in tone and centering on a female heroine. Time will tell if the risk pays off, but itd certainly be nice for young girls to have one of their own to cheer for instead of talking animals. >> Although the exact time period is not revealed, judging by the food and attire, Brave takes place no later than the 1600s, making this the rst Pixar lm to be a period piece.
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Pre-Owned Womens, Mens & ChildrensDesigner Fashions with Impeccable Style & Sophistication NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY TO SELL YOUR ITEMS! AIRPORT PULLING RD.VANDERBILT BEACH RD.At the Shoppes at Vanderbilt Across from Lifestyle Fitness Resale! Consignment! Trade!Anne Klein | Chanel Louis Vuitton | Versace and many more! (239) 596-5044www.truefashionistasresale.comAt the Shoppes at Vanderbilt2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road #178 | Naples $5.00OFFa Purchase of $20Expires 7/3/12$10.00OFFa Purchase of $50Expires 7/3/12FW FW www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 A&E WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 We will be closed on July 4th$10.00 OFF ENTIRE CHECK!$50 OR MOREDine in only, cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts, one per table, expires 7/28/12EARLY BIRD SPECIALSALL NIGHTLY SPECIALS SERVED FROM 4:30 TO 6PMWith purchase of a beverage, Dine in onlyTuesday Pasta night Buy One Large Pasta Entree, Get a Small Pasta FreeWednesday Pizza nightHalf-priced PizzaThursday Ladies nightAll entrees $21 and under half priceHappy HourFull Service Bar & $3.75 Bar Menu Monday-Friday 4:30-7pm25265 Chamber of Commerce Dr Bonita Springs, FL 34135 Reservations Can Now Be Made Online or by Calling: 239.948.3885www.cirellasrestaurant.com 4236 Gulfshore Blvd N., Naples 239-430-6273 www.miramarenaples.com Online Reservations Available TUESDAY Pasta Night Choose from 12 different pastas. All for only $10 THURSDAY Pizza Night $10 First Seating: 3-Course Dinner $20.12 4:00-5:30pm Summer Special HAPPY HOUR All well drinks are only $2.12 1/2 price well martinis, house wine and beer $5 small plates MiraMare Ristorante A dummy board is a decoration first used in the 16th century, probably in Holland, then England. It is a figure made from a flat piece of wood carved to make a tall flat person to stand in a corner of an empty room. The edges of the board were beveled so they would not be seen from the front. There are boards attached to the back to make an easel that propped the figure up a short distance from a wall or chair. The figure was painted with oil paint and covered with varnish so cleverly it looked like a live person or animal. The figure was put in a dark area at the top of a stair, the end of a hall or a corner near a door. Some were made to look like household help, a sweeping maid, a seated girl peeling apples, a maid carrying a tray with food. Some were soldiers. Many were men, women, boys or girls dressed in the expensive clothes of the day. Each held a sword, book, bird, flowers or other appropriate object. A few looked like poor peasants. Dogs and cats also were made as dummy boards and placed near a fireplace or chair. There were even some figures that looked like real gardeners that were put outside. These are rare today because the weather damaged them. The dummy boards are hard to find today, but an antique pair sold recently for $6,000, and a single one for $950. Q: My aunt gave me a sterlingsilver telephone dialer that came from Tiffany. It is in its original box with a card from Tiffany that tells what it is and how to use it. The box says Tiffany & Co., Fifth Avenue at 57 Street, New York. Can you tell me something about this? A: Telephone dialers were used to keep fingernails from breaking when dialing a rotary phone. They look a little like the handle of a spoon with a small knob at the end that can be inserted into the holes on the dial in order to turn the dial. Rotary dials were first made about 1900 and were standard on phones made in the 1920s to the 1960s. The first push-b utton phones were made in 1941 but were not available commercially until 1963. Tiffany no longer makes the telephone dialers. A Tiffany sterling-silver telephone dialer was shown in the 1961 movie Breakfast at Tiffanys. When Holly and Paul go shopping at Tiffanys, they decide not to buy the telephone dialer, which cost $6.75, but pay to have a Cracker Jack ring engraved at Tiffanys instead. Today KOVELS: ANTIQUES Dummy boards: Collectibles that keep you company a e b a $ terryKOVELnews@floridaweekly.com This dummy board is a little girl holding a bird in her hand. She is dressed in 17th-century style. A hinged board that is nailed to the back helps her stand up. She was bought at an auction in New York in the 1960s for $100 and has been in a hall corner ever since. Got Download?The iPad AppIts FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile.
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The ring pictures Lindberghs airplane on the top and has the words New York above the plane and Paris below. What is my ring worth today? A: Your ring is a known souvenir of Lindberghs famous flight. If its in tiptop shape, it could sell for close to $250. Dings, bends and scratches would drop the price down to well below $100. Q: I have an old drum with Union Drum Manufacturing Co. No 98 West Baltimore St., Baltimore Md. printed inside. The drum has the usual 13 stars, but no other markings. Any history or price information will be appreciated. A: Union Drum Manufacturing Co. made drums for the Union Army during the Civil War. Drums were an important part of a martial band. The music served to motivate soldiers before and after fighting on the battlefield. Boys under the age of 16 enlisted in the Army as field drummers. Condition and verified history determine the price. A Union Drum Manufacturing Co. drum in fair condition with the name of the original drummer could sell for $2,000-$3,000. With no name it could sell for $300-$500. Q: My parents left me a houseful of antiques, and I dont know what theyre worth. I found a local appraiser, but she wants $500 to come to my house. Is this standard? What do you suggest I do?A: We receive a lot of questions like yours and are preparing a report on how to deal with inheriting an estate, whether large or small, valuable or not so valuable. There is no national accreditation agency for appraisers of antiques, but you can still ask appraisers about their training, experience, references, hourly rate and if they belong to a national appraisal association. And you can call a few appraisers before you hire one. An appraiser should not charge a fee for simply coming to your house. Tell the appraiser how many antiques you would like to have appraised and ask about an hourly rate. Do you want a written or oral appraisal? A legitimate appraiser should never offer to buy anything. You can find links to national appraisal associations and various appraisers on our website, Kovels.com. The website and many books list hundreds of thousands of prices of antiques and collectibles to use for research.Q: Could you tell me what an original NFL Jeff Garcia figure is worth? It dates from when he was a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. A: McFarlane Toys of Tempe, Ariz., issued a 7-inch figure of Jeff Garcia in 2002. Garcia, now 42, played for the 49ers from 1999 to 2003. If your figure is in its unopened original package, it would sell for $35 to $40. Its worth less than half if you have an unwrapped figure. Tip: Never try to clean a doll with polish or wax. It will put a layer of wax on the surface, making it almost impossible to repaint the dolls face. Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. 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Literacy Volunteers of Collier County stage the annual Dancing with the Stars for Literacy beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. Amateur dancers, including several notable Neapolitans, are paired with professional dancers from the Naples Academy of Performing Arts to dance two-minute routines before a panel of three judges. As well as being judged on their dancing ability, performers also compete for a prize awarded to the dancer who raises the most money for LVCC. Tickets are $175 per person. Advertising sponsorships, table sponsors and a silent auction produce additional funds for LVCC. The organization is dedicated to teaching non-English speaking adults and their families to read, write and speak English in small classes, one-to-one sessions and outreach programs. For information about becoming a volunteer tutor or to purchase tickets for Dancing with the Stars for Literacy, call 262-4448 or visit www.collierliteracy.org. Trendy Tours and C I Travels GetAway Club present Get On the Bus, a luncheon and travel expo to benefit the Education Foundation of Collier County, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at The Club at The Strand, 5840 Strand Blvd. A silent auction and raffle will be included along with dozens of travelrelated displays and vendors. Tickets for $49 per person include a travel tote bag and a raffle ticket. RSVP by calling Trendy Tours at 449-5065 or e-mail TrendyTours@aol.com. Dates with some of the best men in town go up on the block for Some Enchanted Evening, a bachelor auction to benefit Cancer of Alliance of Naples, at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Hilton Naples. In addition to great local guys, the evenings special guest will be Jason Resmiti from TVs The Bachelorette. Tickets are $125 per person or $800 for a table of eight. For reservations or more information, call 643-4673 or visit www. cancerallianceofnaples.org. The second annual Love That Dress! fundraiser for PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee takes place Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. VIP admission and shopping from 4-6 p.m. is $150; general admission from 6-9 p.m. is $25. Backstage Pass, a sneak peek fashion show to give fashionistas an idea whats in store in new and gently used dresses and handbags for the big sale, is set for Thursday, Aug. 16, at Waterside Shops. Tickets are $75. Tickets for the above two events go on sale online Wednesday, Aug. 1, at www. pacecenter.org/love-that-dress-collier. Several dress collection parties are planned in the weeks ahead, giving donors a chance to meet and mingle at the same time they offer up fashions for the cause. The next collection party is from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at Noodles Italian Caf and Sushi Bar, 1585 Pine Ridge Road. Call 592-0050 for details. If you cant get to a dress collection party, two drop-off locations in Naples will welcome your contribution: Pristine Fine Dry Cleaners, 506 Ninth Ave. N., and the management office at Waterside Shops. For more information about donating a dress, volunteering to help with a collection party or Love That Dress! sponsorship opportunities, call event chair Nannette Staropoli at 676-9756 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Humane Society Naples holds its popular Strut Your Mutt costume parade and contest for best-dressed pets (and owners) on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Germain BMW. Its a great event for vendors of pet products of all kinds as well. The societys 14th annual Tea & Fashion Show moves to The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort this year on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 6. Visit www.humanesocietynaples.com for information about tickets and sponsorship opportunities as the dates draw closer. The Collier County NAACPs 30th annual Freedom Fund Banquet is set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Hilton Naples. Tickets are $100 per person. For reservations or for information about sponsorships or advertising in the banquet program, call 455-2886, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.naacpcolliercounty.com. The third annual Naples International Film Festival is set for ThursdaySunday, Nov. 1-4. The red carpet opening night gala and screening take place at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, while features, documentaries and film shorts of all genres will be screened at Silverspot Cinema at Mercato Nov. 2-4. Check www. naplesfilmfest.com for details as the date draws near, or call 775-3456. Naples Botanical Garden and Marissa Collections welcome Michael Kors as the featured designer for the ninth annual Hats in the Garden luncheon Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Garden. Mr. Kors will present a runway show of his Spring 2013 ready-to-wear collection. Marissa Collections will host a Michael Kors Spring 2013 trunk show at the Third Avenue South boutique Nov. 15-17 in conjunction with the fashion designers visit to Naples. Patron tables for Hats in the Garden are $10,000 and are available now; a limited number of single tickets for $500 are also available. For more information, call the Garden at 643-7275 or visit www. naplesgarden.org. Joe-Jo Jennings, Mayela Rosales, Pyro Rodriguez, Lori Vallieres and Chad Oliver at Literacy Volunteers of Collier Countys 2011 Dancing with the Stars for Literacy.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 SOCIETY Friends of the Library welcome author Dorothea Benton FrankWe 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.BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 Sara and Nick Linn, seated, with Larry Caliguiri, Nita Leftwich, Dorothea Benton Frank and Maggy Caliguiri 2 Amy Sedlacek, Dennis Landfried and Shelley Anderson 3 Rosemarie Biank and Gail Nochta 4. Hope Wood, Pat Allen and Shirley Slater 5. Meghan and William ONeil 6. Jeanne Cardillo and Bobbi Katz 7. Terry and Larraine OConnell 8. Nita Leftwich and Dorothea Benton Frank 9. Patrick Brown, Kelly Kelso and Amy Mataro 10. Lorna Scharlacker and Bill Pappalardo 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10
41 Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadOld U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Blvd. Davis BlvdAirport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Rattlesnake Hammock Road Vanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Park Shore Dr.Goodlette Frank RoadLivingston Road 5th Ave. Florida Weeklys Restaurant Guide1 BAY HOUSE RESTAURANT799 Walkerbilt Road Naples, FL 34110 239.591.3937 www.bayhousenaples.com2 BUCCA DI BEPPO8860 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34108 239.596.6622 www.buccadibeppo.com3 AGAVE SOUTHWESTERN GRILL2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road Naples, FL 34109 239.598.3473 www.agavenaples.com4 CALISTOGA BAKERY & CAF7941 Airport Pulling Road Naples, FL 34109 239.596.8840 Or 1860 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34102 239.352.8642 www.calistogacafe.com5 SHULAS STEAK HOUSEAt the Hilton Naples & Towers 5111 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FL 34103 239.430.4999 www.donshula.com6 NOODLES ITALIAN CAF & SUSHI BAR1585 Pine Ridge Road Naples, FL 34109 239.592.0050 www.noodlecafe.com7 ROSEDALE PIZZA1427 Pine Ridge Road Naples, FL 34109 239.325.9653 www.rosedalepizza.com8 TAVERN ON THE BAY489 Bayfront Place Naples, FL 239.530.2225 www.tavernonthebay.net9 VERGINAS700 5th Avenue South Naples, FL 34102 239.659.7008 www.verginarestaurant.com10 RIVERWALK AT TIN CITY1200 5th Ave South Naples, FL 239.263.2734 www.riverwalktincity.com11 THE DOCK801 12th Ave South Naples, FL 239.263.2734 www.dockcraytoncove.com12 JASONS DELI2700 Immokalee Road Naples, FL 239.593.9499 www.jasonsdeli.com13 SAM SNEADS OAK GRILL & TA VERN8004 Lely Resort Blvd. Naples, FL 239.793.6623 www.samsneadslely.com 8 5 9 11 10 6 2 4 7 3 1 13 12
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If you live and breathe the game of golf, youre bound to hunger for more than a few birdies. 8004 Lely Resort Blvd. Naples, FL 34113 239-793-6623www.samsneadslely.com For information on Lely Resort Golf & Country Club Summer Golf Specials Call 239-793-2600 OAK GRILL & TAVERN AT LELY RESORT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews:Caf Lurcat, 494 Fifth Ave. S., Naples; 213-3357 Despite its grand scale vaulted ceilings, oversized pendant lamps, sprawling dining areas spilling into the outdoors Caf Lurcat manages to create a sense of warmth with muted colors, light woods and white linens. Its the kind of place where you want to slow down and savor several courses of food and several glasses of wine, though it will come at a price. ($14.50 for a single crab cake? Really?) The menu ranges from simple comfort food (pot roast or roasted chicken and grapes) to more complex creations (pork tenderloin with spiced cherries and couscous with toasted pumpkin seeds). Either way you go, you wont be disappointed. Even side dishes a mlange of English peas, sugarsnap peas and fresh fava beans sauted in butter f or us will delight. But be sure to save room for the signature cinnamon-sugar doughnuts or fried huckleberry pie. Dessert is not to be missed. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2011Fernandez the Bull, 1201 Piper Blvd., Naples; 254-9855 This restaurant has thrived for years at its 1265 Airport Road location. Now, with its sleek second location, even more people can enjoy the authentic Cuban cuisine served up by the hospitable Fernandez family and staff. I can recommend the Cuban nachos, an inventive mix of thinly sliced fried plantains, savory chicken, cheese sauce, capers and parsley (plan to share this one); calamari in a well-seasoned tomato sauce with pepper and onions, a refreshing departure from fried calamari; ropa vieja, a classic dish of shredded flank steak in a tomato sauce with peppers and onions; and shrimp and scallops in white wine, garlic and capers. Yuca in creamy garlic sauce, black beans and yellow rice and sweet fried plantains were great sides. For dessert, you cant go wrong with the flan or the tres leches cake. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed March 2010IM Tapas, 965 Fourth Ave. N., Naples; 403-8272 These small plates are packed with flavor and style. Each looks like a work of art and possesses big, fresh flavors that reveal the passionate dedication of its inspired creators, chefs Isabel Polo Pozo and Mary Shipman, both of whom are experts in this inspired Spanish cuisine. A polished staff and stylish dining room add to the warmth and conviviality of a meal at this little off-the-beatenpath gem. If theres a less-than-wondrous dish on the menu, I havent found it yet, despite several visits. Among my favorites are chorizo in cider; beets napoleon; garlic-laced white anchovies; diver scallops on octopus slivers; spinach wilted a la Catalana; wild bonito with pomegranate seeds and pomegranate foam; and a plate of stellar artisanal cheeses. Its situated a few miles north of the citys tonier dining areas, but it surpasses many of the more high profile establishments in both cuisine and style. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed November 2010Pagellis Italiano, Coconut Point, 8017 Plaza Del Lago, Estero; 226-4242 Italian classics are served with a twist in a sprawling setting that evokes an outdoor plaza with textured plaster and lots of metal work. Inspired by the Pagelli familys Sicilian roots, the menu covers a lot of territory, including hearth-baked pizza, grilled meats and seafood as well as the usual Italian pastas and baked dishes. A warning about the small plates: The crunchy prosciutto-arugula flatbread and rustic sausage-roasted potato plate we had were ample enough to serve as entrees (and both were delicious). Entrees were equally well conceived and executed. The veal and sea scallop rosemary with capellini was a most unexpected pairing; meat and seafood were cooked perfectly, and the rosemary added depth to the tomato sauce. A steak and shrimp combo was also well done, though the peppercorn sauce paired with the beef didnt bring much to the plate. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere:Reviewed September 2011Swan River Seafood Restaurant and Fish Market, 3741 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 403-7000 North meets South at Swan River, which has been serving the best of New Englands catch beside the treasures of Southwest Florida waters for more than 10 years. It captures the spirit of the Cape, with its nautical blue and white interior, oars and sh utters on the walls and menu offerings of whole belly clams, broiled scrod and lobster rolls. The offerings are complemented by Florida stone crab claws (in season), Gulf grouper and Southern oysters. Appetizers of fried oysters and steamed clams proved that the kitchen has mastered varying cooking methods. And you wont find food buried under piles of fruity salsas and painted with colorful drizzles of infused oil or creamy coulis; its seafood cooked simply in order to showcase the quality of the main ingredient. Nowhere was that more evident than with the Maine gray sole, which was broiled to perfection with only white wine, lemon and butt er complementing the delicate flavor of the fish. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed April 2012 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 Located in the Old Naples Shopping District 1311 Third Street South | Naples, Florida 34102 239.262.1877 www.oldnaplessurfshop.com SHOP SURF SKIM SUP Join us for Zap Demo Day, Saturday July 7th! Call for more details. UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP! CUISINEFamiliar faces team up at BOND restaurant and loungeBOND restaurant and lounge is scheduled to open Thursday, June 28, in the luxurious space previously occupied by Encore, Caf Italia and, most recently, Latitudes. Among those who have teamed up to open the new restaurant are Adriano Pucci, who formerly operated Caf Italia, as general manager; chef Daniel Regalado, also from Caf Italia; and beverage director Larry Genta, who has been involved in the Lee and Collier county restaurant scene for about 30 years (among his best-known gigs: the singing bartender at The Witches Brew in Naples). Scott DAntuono, a driving force behind Aja and Vision nightclubs, is entertainment director. A sampling of the menu includes Maine lobster mac and cheese, miso calamari, Parmesan cheese fries, buffalo chicken pizzetta, encrusted grouper, Thai ahi tuna, pork shank osso bucco, Caribbean mahi mahi and prime cuts of filet mignon and New York strip steaks. The restaurant and lounge will offer a full bar, specialty drinks and live music. Its at Naples Walk Plaza, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. Call 596-5600 for reservations. For more information, visit www.bondnaples.com.New owner at CloydesCloydes Steak & Lobster House has a new owner: Michael Hocter, who has given the waterfront steakhouse a facelift, expanded the summer menu and increased the number of steak options. Chef Smith Smitty Saintheard continues to head up the kitchen, which has been refurbished. Interior improvements include replacing carpets, upgrading bathrooms, installing wood flooring and painting the walls a soothing Anjou pear green that complements the aquamarine waters of Venetian Bay. A cherry oak wine cabinet now showcases Cloydes collection in the entryway, and an open kitchen permits patrons to see the chefs at work. The revamped menu has a focus on the family and includes a 20 percent price reduction on dinner entrees. New dishes include tilapia Alexander, pork chop Milanese, seafood pasta primavera, fish and chips, cedar plank roasted organic Scottish salmon and traditional prime rib. In addition, there are now 30 wines available by the glass, with the assortment changing monthly. Cloydes opens daily at 5 p.m. The last orders are taken at 8:45 p.m. SundayThursday and at 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Appetizers run $7-$15; most entrees are $17-$28. The restaurant is at 4050 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. in the Village on Venetian Bay. Call 261-0622 for reservations or visit www.cloydes.com.Angelinas summer wine series Angelinas Ristorante in Bonita Springs treats locals to a summer of special dinners featuring artfully paired wine and food. This years series features a distinguished group of wine makers who create wine in Europe one season and in North or South America in the off-season. Executive chef Greg Scarlatos crafts menus to pair with the wines. Dinner is $89 per person. Wine series diners receive a 25 percent discount off the price of special tequila dinners at Angelinas sister restaurant in North Naples, Agave Southwestern Grill, on the fourth Wednesday of each month (more info at www.agavenaples.com). The Angelinas wine dinner series is as follows: July 18: Allegrini, Italy; Renacer, South Africa Aug. 15: Tablas Creek, Calif; Chateau Beaucastle, France Sept. 19: Antinori, Italy; Antica, Calif. Oct. 17: Masi, Italy and South America Nov. 21: Special guest producer to be announced in September. Angelinas is at 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs. For reservations or more information, call 390-3187.Calamondin Caf opens doorsPhysician Laurie Gutstein and her family have had a long love affair with the calamondin, a tiny, super-tart member of the citrus family. Shes planted two local groves and has perfected recipes for calamondin jam and cake. Now shes opened the Calamondin Caf selling what else? calamondin cakes. For those who want to try a nibble first, theres a samples of three mini-cakes for $16. A classic cake that serves 12-16 or a bakers dozen minicakes are $50. Check out www.calamondincafe.com to place an order or for information on the healthy ways in which Dr. Gutstein grows the fruit and bakes and stores the products. Or call the caf at 288-5535.Short subjects Roys Bonita Springs offers two cooking classes with executive chef Jason Grasty this summer. Interact with the culinary staff, learn techniques used to create the restaurants signature Hawaiianand Asian-fused flavors and enjoy lunch and a glass of wine. Classes are set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10 and Aug. 14. Cost is $40. Roys is at 26831 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. To reserve a spot, call 498-7697. Seminole Casino Immokalee hosts a food truck rally from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, July 15. A variety of food trucks will dish up gourmet treats while a DJ entertains. The casino is at 506 S. First St. in Immokalee. For more information, call (800) 218-0007. Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar holds a Party on the Patio from 5:308:30 p.m. Sunday, July 1, on the upper deck, complete with live music and a special menu of grilled items. Register at www.baysideseafoodgrillandbar.com for $29.95 per person by Friday, June 29 (walk-ins pay $34.95). The restaurant is at 4270 Gulfshore Blvd. N. in the Village on Venetian Bay. Chez Boet celebrates Independence Day with dinner and piano music followed by a prime view of the Naples fireworks show from the bistros lawn from 9-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 4. The restaurant is open 5-10 p.m. WednesdaySunday. Its at 755 12th Ave. S. in Crayton Cove in Old Naples. Flemings is sponsoring Monday wine tastings throughout the summer. Hosted by wine manager William Mattrey, each tasting includes six wines along with hors doeuvres, fresh fruit and chocolates. Cost is $20 per person in advance or $25 at the door. Flemings is at 8985 Tamiami Trail N. Call 5982424. Shulas has introduced a new dinner menu that includes many old favorites but that also offers new options for diners. Its at The Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail N. For details, call 6593176. Send items to firstname.lastname@example.org.Gina Birch, Larry "Smokey" Genta and Val St. John at the preview party celebrating the new BOND restaurant and lounge at the corner of Vanderbilt Beach and and Airport-Pulling Roads. karenFELDMANcuisine@floridaweekly.com
BOND's Open-Kitchen format allows the client to witness quality in the making. Our kitchen, staff and libations are our main attraction. Come see for yourself. The equation is simple; you take a master chef, great support staff, the freshest and finest fare and the sum total, is an epicurean experience second to none.2500 Vanderbilt Beach Roadr e e s e r v a t t i i o n l i i n n n e239.596.5600Open Mon. Tues. 11:30am till closeOpen Wen. Sat. 11:30am till 2am Closed on Sundays W W h h e r r e e F F F oo d, Ar t a a n n d d F a a s s hi o n Co nv e e r r g e e e Every Day 4:00pm 8:00pm Night Life DJ Wed |Thurs | Fri 9:30 2amLIVEEntertainment 6:30 9:30