Nearly 1,400 people picked up fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, cereal and canned goods when the Naples Children & Education Foundation and the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida delivered 12,000 pounds of food to underprivileged and at-risk children and their families at Golden Gate Elementary. The recent delivery brought the grand total to 1.5 million pounds of food distributed since NCEFs Lunch Boxes of Love program began in February 2011. While the Lunch Boxes of Love mobile food pantry was making its latest delivery, the annual Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation was released showing an increase in the number of impoverished children in Collier County, according to Karen Scott, NCEF trustee and grant chair. The foundation runs the annual Naples Winter Wine Festival. The latest data shows there were 12,397 impoverished children in the county in 2009, which is a 2 percent increase, Ms. Scott said. We know the increase is even greater today given the tough economic times, and it is why NCEF is passionate about finding a solution to childhood hunger in Collier County. The children love getting what they think are strange-looking things. We explain to them that they are fruits and vegetables and tell them the names of each piece of produce, says Katie Schweikhardt, food coordinator in CollierLunch Boxes of Love tops 1.5 million pounds of food donatedSEE FOOD, A9 COURTESY PHOTOS; FLORIDA WEEKLY ILLUSTRATION TRAVEL AGENT THE RETURN OF THEExotic, hot trips woven together for adventureBY ATHENA PONUSHISaponushis@ oridaweekly.com SIMON GLUCKMAN HAS SEEN A BABY elephant standing up to take its first steps and another elephant collapse to take its last breath. Born in South Africa, Mr. Gluckman grew up going on safari. Now living in Bonita Springs, he tailors the safaris of others. Adventurers may feel the impulse to climb Mount Kilimanjaro or hang glide over Victoria Falls Mr. Gluckman can help them do these things but if any of these adventurers were to ask the man his most memorable excursion, he would sift through more than 30 years of exploration,SEE TRAVEL AGENTS, A8 You go to someone for legal advice, you go to someone for medical advice, you go to someone for financial advice, so why would you not go to someone for your travel advice? Karen Pickrum, travel agent www.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. IV, No. 46 FREE WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 OPINION A4 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 LOCAL HISTORY A12 HEALTHY LIVING A16 NETWORKING B7-8 REAL ESTATE B9 OPEN HOUSE MAP B26 SANDY DAYS C2 PUZZLES C10 FILM REVIEW C11 SOCIETY C18-20 CUISINE C22-23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. INSIDEPet projectsFind your new best friend at Collier County DAS. A18 Hope for Haiti Annual pub crawl helps the cause, and more fun around town. C18-20 Remembering John CageRauschenberg Gallery celebrates legendary composer, author and artist. C1 Virtually vulnerableCyber thieves are on the prowl. B1 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________
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Fifty years ago this month, in the fall of 1959, Johnny Unitas took the field as a quarterback for the Baltimore Colts after having guided the team to the NFL championship the previous December against the New York Giants and quarterback Y.A. Tittle. That game has been called the greatest game ever played, and not just because it was exciting. Since NBC televised it nationwide the first time a football game had been broadcast on the boob tube from sea to shining sea the Giants-Colts shootout has been credited with changing forever both the sport and its reception by Americans. Only three or four television channels existed then, and none in the mountains, so it was a pretty big deal. A lot of people watched it, including hard-nosed merchants who knew a money train when they saw one. A mere 12 years earlier, Jack Kramer, the great American tennis player who died recently at 88 in Los Angeles, went pro officially, too, at the U.S. Open. In a defining sports moment reconstructed by Sports Illustrated magazine, he explained it like this: The amateur game was phony. Kids were all getting money under the table. So at the 1947 finals, he let it be known publicly that he was going to get paid. The decision created a furor in sports, and a force of Mr. Kramer. As tennis pundit Bud Collins noted in the magazine, From a competitor to an administrator to a broadcaster, Jack Kramer was the most important figure in the history of the game. For Mr. Kramer, it was a no-brainer. It was simple, he said. I needed the money. Now, sport is something nobody can explain in America. Most American sports have been outwardly and determinedly professional for roughly the length of my life, 56 years, give or take a decade. But thats true only for adults (and arguably for some misguided college or university players and coaches). While we dont really know what our changing perception of sport means about us, yet or at least I dont I figure it must put a lot of pressure on high school coaches and the honorable college coaches. After all, theyre required to behave with the highest standards of traditional amateur ethics. They have to pretend (if they dont believe it), that sport is designed to better your character, not to make you a winner which means not to make you both wealthy and well known. They even have to pretend that character is more important than victory that winning isnt everything, and if it is everything it isnt measured by the score, but by the courage and heart and grace of the person winning or losing. But I think most high school coaches are not pretending. They believe that character comes first: people like Bill Kramer at Naples High, or Sam Sirianni at Fort Myers High, or Phil Dorn at Bishop Verot, or David Hoffer at Port Charlotte High all football coaches. I pick them because all of them have coached winning teams, and all of them represent one of the sports under the most pressure to change, temperamentally. And each has been acclaimed as a good sportsman (a phrase thats aged about as well as a museum mummy it lasts a long time, but it never gets more lively). Its also true of people like Dave Balza, the head mens basketball coach at FGCU. Mr. Balza has rocketed his team from Division III to Division II and right into Division I status, and he probably has almost as much ambition as Vice Lombardi (the late Green Bay Packers coach who said famously, There is no room for second place. There is only one place in my game and that is first place.) But I suspect that Coach Balzas definition of winning of first place isnt quite what Coach Lombardis definition might have been. At least thats what he told me once, and I believed him. About recruiting one of his players, Roman Narmbye, he said, First, he is a good man. A GOOD man. And second, he knows the game better than anybody. He is very smart. A GOOD man first. Vince Lombardi wouldnt have worried first about whether a player was a good man, as long as the man didnt get caught being a bad man, and he kept winning. But Mr. Lombardi was a pro. The amateurs, though, hang on to the seemingly antiquated notion that both body and mind, training together in sport, become components of a single engine an engine designed to reach a destination people used to call the good man, or perhaps the good woman. Understanding the place of sports makes that engine run a bit better. Near the end of the greatest game ever played, I remember breaking into tears and sobbing. Johnny Unitas was my favorite player a man whod worked in a steel mill after college, been cut from a team, and later paid $6 a game in the semi-pros. His starting salary two years earlier was $7,000. The Colts were deep in their own territory with 60 seconds to go, behind by a touchdown. My father had borrowed a television set from somebody just for this game, and the picture was clear. I knew for sure that the Colts would win. But even with Big Daddy Lipscomb playing in the defensive line (mother killed in Detroit when he was 11, no college), Raymond Berry catching passes from the end position (joined the Army National Guard while playing pro football, served five years) and Lenny Moore doing the same thing from flanker back (played as one on the field with his teammates; frequently had to sleep in separate hotels or eat in separate restaurants, off the field), the Colts appeared to be going down. I wept like a Greek chorus. But Dad told me two things, and I remember the words exactly. The games not over yet, Roger, he said. Besides, its only a game. Note: As football players take the gridiron across Florida and the nation his week, Mr. Williams reflects on that sport and others. Some names have changed since the column first appeared in September 2009 Andy Enfield is now FGCUs head basketball coach, for example but little else, in the authors opinion. COMMENTARYIts only a game c c f w e rogerWILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 Paul Ryan: A man with a plan, from fiscal to the physicalThe floundering Romney campaign was thrown a life ring of sorts last week, from aboard the USS Wisconsin, a decommissioned U.S. Navy vessel based in Norfolk, VA. There, Mitt Romney introduced the man he said would be the next president of the United States, until he corrected himself. Every now and then Im known to make a mistake, Romney confessed. I did not make a mistake with this guy. But I can tell you this: Hes going to be the next vice president of the United States. And with that, Paul Ryan became Mitt Romneys vice presidential running mate, the man who, in the event of a Romney win in November, becomes a heartbeat away from the presidency. Ryan is considered by many a champion of small government. For women, though, the federal government that Paul Ryan envisions is big, intrusive and controlling. Paul Ryan would ban all abortions, with no exceptions, even in cases of rape, incest or the health of the mother. In other words, the mother could die as a result of complications from the pregnancy. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund highlighted several other issues, among them, his budget plan to dismantle Medicaid, jeopardizing the basic health care millions of women rely on, [and] his vote last year to end funding to Planned Parenthood, putting at risk the cancer screenings, birth control, STD testing and treatment, and other preventive care that nearly three million Americans rely on each year. The anti-choice National Right to Life Committee stated, Ryan has maintained a 100 percent pro-life voting record. He is a co-sponsor of the Sanctity of Human Life Act, what critics call the personhood bill, now in Congress, that would define in federal law that the life of each human being begins with fertilization ... irrespective of sex, health, function or disability, defect, stage of biological development, or condition of dependency, at which time every human being shall have all the legal and constitutional attributes and privileges of personhood. The law goes on, a one-celled human embryo ... is a new unique human being. As reported in Mother Jones, this law would make normal in vitro fertilization (IVF) practices illegal, as the process creates multiple fertilized eggs, one or two of which might be used to help a woman have a child. The others are frozen, used for research or destroyed, which, under this bill pushed by Ryan, would become murder. Mother Jones points out that at least three of Mitt Romneys sons have relied on IVF to give birth to several of his 18 grandchildren. Likewise, the IUD, intrauterine device, which prevents the fertilized egg from implanting, would be illegal. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell introduced Mitt Romney at the Norfolk event. McDonnell was recently in the national spotlight for promoting a state law that would force women seeking an abortion to undergo a transvaginal ultrasound. Republicans, who accuse President Barack Obama of putting government bureaucrats between doctors and their patients, were trying to mandate a medically unnecessary procedure that required the insertion of a wand into a womans vagina. The provision was widely ridiculed, and may have been one of the reasons Gov. McDonnell himself was not standing next to Romney as his running mate. Yet Ryan, who was, co-sponsored a similar bill, the Ultrasound Informed Consent Act. It contains a bizarre provision that states nothing in the law will prevent a pregnant woman from turning her eyes away from the ultrasound images. What we cannot do is turn our eyes away from just how radical Paul Ryans plans are for more than half of the U.S. population: women and girls. Antitax crusader Grover Norquist famously called for a government small enough to drown in the bathtub. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., told online news website Buzzfeed, House Republicans of which Paul Ryan is a leader would shrink government so small it can only fit under the door of a womans doctors office. As the Romney-Ryan team stood beside the USS Wisconsin, it was clear that we are not all in the same boat. Corporations are people to be protected. One-celled human zygotes are people to be protected. But when it comes to the already born, flesh-and-blood people of this country, reeling from a massive recession, they would shred the social safety net. Sink or swim is not a plan. 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. richLOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONThe anti-Ryan smears r t t t w h amyGOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly Democrats believe fervently in the folly of Paul Ryans ideas, yet somehow cant speak about them truthfully. They are confident they can destroy Ryan not because they think they can win the debate over his proposals on the merits, but because they are certain they can distort those proposals with impunity. Mitt Romneys inspiring (and inspired) choice of the Wisconsin budget maven as his running mate had commentators on both sides welcoming a clear choice for the country. Romney had done us a favor, they said, in ensuring such a stark clash of visions. The League of Women Voters would approve. This Hallmark sentiment is nice, though naive. The battle of ideas will be as unsightly and dishonest as the battle over Bain Capital. If Democrats will lie about Mitt Romney killing a woman, its only a matter of scale to lie about him unloosing a near-genocidal assault on Americas seniors. Immediately upon Ryans selection, Obama campaign manager Jim Messina scored Ryan for his budget-busting tax cuts for the wealthy (except that there arent tax cuts, budget-busting or otherwise), for bringing to an end Medicare as we know it by turning it into a voucher system (except theres no voucher, and Medicare benefits would stay exactly the same), and for shifting thousands of dollars in health care costs to seniors (except the Ryan plan doesnt apply to todays seniors, nor will it shift costs onto the seniors of the future). The Democrats never want to admit three things about Ryans Medicare plan. First, that it doesnt affect anyone over age 55 and wont kick in for another 10 years. Conceding this makes the job of frightening elderly voters trickier, so it is best ignored. Second, that the current version of the Ryan plan gives future beneficiaries the option to keep traditional Medicare. They will choose among a menu of insurance plans, including a fee-forservice federal option, all of which will be required to offer at least the same level of benefits as Medicare now. The federal government will pay everyones premiums up to a level matching the second-lowest-priced plan in a given area. Theres no reason a beneficiary will have to pay more (although he can choose a pricier plan and pay the difference). Third, that Ryan and President Barack Obama cap overall Medicare spending at the same level. The president is adamant that the growth of Medicare is unsustainable and rightly so. Everyone acknowledges that the program is the foremost driver of our longterm debt. Both Ryan and the president use the same formula of roughly GDP growth plus inflation for setting Medicares global budget. What the Ryan plan offers, most fundamentally, is a vision of a reformed entitlement state that wont require massive new tax increases or debt to fund. Ten years from now, federal spending still would be at a higher level of GDP than it was at the end of the Clinton years. This vision now at the center of the campaign deserves a serious, honest debate, and will assuredly not get it. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. 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I invited him on my show and enjoyed listening to portions of cuts from the CD while he explained the genesis of each song he wrote. (Gardens of Hope won the 2007 Lifestyle Music award for Acoustic Instrumental Album of the Year.) Franks fourth CD, Hope Returns, was released in February this year, and last month he was honored to have one of his songs recorded on The Gathering, Mr. Ackermans sampler album of music by 22 new generation musicians. Frank was introduced to Mr. Ackermans work in 1985 in Seattle, when a friend played the Imaginary Roads album for him to hear. I listened to the album twice and said, Im going to go home and make music like that, he says. Growing up in the 1950s in Birmingham, Ala., he had always enjoyed listening to music and thinking about how it made him feel. He got his first guitar when he was 12. After finishing high school, he attended community college before transferring to Oregon State University, where he majored in wildlife science. He and his wife, Heidi, moved to Seattle as newlyweds in 1975. Frank worked at a number of jobs, from building swimming pools to serving as the hazardous materials coordinator for the Cedar River Watershed and teaching safety classes through the Northwest. He also fine-tuned his skills on the acoustic guitar, and even hosted a regular open mic night for years at Crossroads in Bellevue, Wash. He never recorded anything, however, until a co-worker asked him to perform at his wedding, and the bride, Ann, wanted to hear his music first. So Frank recorded Anns Song. Once I turned on the recorder, I couldnt stop, he recalls. He recorded 17 songs, all instrumentals on acoustic guitar, which became his first CD, Assemblance of Rings. For his second CD, Im Coming Over, he added his soft vocals, singing lyrics he wrote. I knew the emotion behind every song, so I wanted to write my own words, he explains. After he sent Mr. Ackerman copies of his first two CDs, the famed producer asked if he could produce the next one. I was awestruck by the call, Frank says. Gardens of Hope was recorded in Mr. Ackermans Imaginary Roads studio in h i m w e r bobHARDEN e-mail: email@example.com PROFILES IN PARADISESharing his passions of song and safety Talking points with Frank SmithSomething your mother was always right about: The answer to every problem in life is LOVE. Something youll never understand: Prejudice. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An archaeologist. First job: Digging ditches for my dad. Guilty pleasures: Going to the movies. Fishing. Most recent vacation: I just got home from Thailand. Skill or talent you wish you had: I wish I could play the piano. Advice for your grandkids: I dont have grandkids yet, but when I do, Ill tell them to wear sunscreen. Last book read: Soul Currency by Ernest Chu. Its a must read. Pet peeve: Restaurants that wont allow me to give their employees choking hazard training, and the lack of AEDs in grocery stores. Something people might be surprised to nd out about you: Even though I perform in front of audiences and appear to be outgoing, Im really a shy person inside. What are you most proud of? My family. What the Paradise Coast really needs: Health care for everyone. Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: The weather and the people who live and visit here. What I miss about the Paradise Coast when Im away: The comfort of my home. Vermont about a year later. Frank and Heidi moved to Naples in 2003. In 2009, they opened Collier CPR and Safety Training. My two passions are writing and recording music, which I still do, and teaching, which I do through Collier CPR and Safety Training, he says. How many people get to do the two things they love most? I must be one of the luckiest people in the world. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 past his bachelor backpacking days through five African countries, past his luxury honeymoon in Botswana, to an experience with a transcendental touch gorilla trekking in Rwanda. There was this little baby gorilla sitting on her mothers shoulders, begins Mr. Gluckman. I was sitting 10 feet away, my legs crossed Indian style, taking pictures, adoring them. The baby gorilla stirred up enough courage to climb off her mothers shoulders, poke my leg and run back to her mothers shoulders. She was looking at me with as much awe as I was looking at her. Before his wondrous encounter, Mr. Gluckman was dropped off in the middle of the bush with his group and his guide and plenty of water to machete their way up the mountain to the band of habituated gorillas. As president and founder of Intrepid Expeditions, Mr. Gluckman now customizes itineraries for others who care to behold the same baby gorillas playing beside other baby gorillas, mother gorillas feeding and grooming, animated gorillas swinging branch to branch, while a silverback kicks back with a watchful eye over all. They are so human-like, Mr. Gluckman says of their tender, familial interactions. And so he carries on, aligning the flights and lodgings and guides for his clients to go find whatever profound experience awaits them in Africa, whether it be on walking safari or visiting a school. Theres a style of safari for everyone. Theres a style of Africa for everyone, he says. Once you go there and you smell it and you feel it and you hear the sounds and see the sights, it awakens something within you. It appears more and more travelers are reaching out to travel consultants like Mr. Gluckman for insights into these awakening expeditions. According to the travel research firm PhoCusWright, travel agencies experienced a second consecutive year of growth in 2011, with their bookings accounting for a third of the $284 billion United States travel market. You go to someone for legal advice, you go to someone for medical advice, you go to someone for financial advice, so why would you not go to someone for your travel advice? says Karen Pickrum, director of marketing for Preferred Travel of Naples. She sees the role of the travel consultant as creating an unforgettable experience. She classifies a travel consultant as more than a destination expert, but as an advisor, a sounding board, a sometimes confidant and many times mind reader, weaving together whatever the client may wish, even when the client cannot articulate what they want. So for those of you who are itching for a plane ticket, for those of you who have spent endless hours on the World Wide Web, clicking on pretty picture after pretty picture, reading questionable reference upon questionable reference, heres some human counsel to lend your travels confidence, here are the resurging voices of travel agents across the state, globe-setting gurus telling you where they have been and why you should go. Patagonia and beyondCassie McMillion drove into Patagonia at night. The next morning her waking words were, Who painted that view on my window? Looking at the peaks and valleys of Torres del Paine National Park, Ms. McMillion instantly envisioned her adventuresome clients hiking and rock climbing and horseback riding, as she was eager herself to jumpstart her voyage pairing the South American archipelago of glaciers to the Atacama Desert of Chile. I travel for people and culture, says the travel advisor of Naples-based Betty MacLean Travel. So it was fitting for her trip to be capped by a commonplace pastime with the indigenous Gauchos, or horsemen of Patagonia. We sat around a wood-burning stove, drinking their mate tea out of wood-carved cups, remembers Ms. McMillion. We were just sitting around, listening to them talk about their ancestors, what their ancestors did and what they still do. The tea was bitter, her experience was warm. Ms. McMillion tends to journal about such moments as a means to extend them to her clients or her company, which specializes in multigenerational travel. Our families love the Galapagos. Grandparents and grandchildren alike love all of the different creatures, says Ms. McMillion on a telephone call from Las Vegas, where she was attending Virtuoso Travel Week, a scene she describes as speed dating for travel agents. One destination to catch her eye was Bhutan, a landlocked state in South Asia. Ms. McMillion was impressed by the prince of Bhutan, who spoke on the opening night of the conference, saying his people pride themselves on their gross national happiness. But what would be the biggest mark on her radar? Outer space. As travel to that infinitely intriguing realm draws near, Ms. McMillion has tacked on the title of Virgin Galactic mission supporter. We already have 500 people signed up, ready to go, she says of Betty MacLean clients. As soon as all safety issues are put to bed, the first flight out will be the very next day.Heli-hiking the Canadian RockiesJeannelle Harrison spent days being lifted by helicopter to places almost no one has ever seen. Even though she did this back in the s, she still maintains, Its the most awesome, awesome trip ever. The only way to get theres by helicopter. Yeah, its totally cool. Each morning she was carried to a remote peak in the Colorado Rockies, heli-hiking through wildflowers, waterfalls and wilderness. Each evening she was lifted back to her lodge. Travelers were divided into groups of ambitious trekkers or leisure goers, so all could heli-hike at their own pace. The helicopter lands and you have this whole lunch spread set up on the top of a mountain, says Ms. Harrison, remembering her gourmet delicacies in the middle of nowhere. And as her helicopter traversed what she could not climb, her view kept extending for miles and miles. Being from Florida, where everythings flat TRAVEL AGENTSFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOSA mother and her two young cheetahs posing in front of a termite mound in Savute, Botswana. Simon Gluckman of Intrepid Expeditions and a French photographer spent half a day photographing the cheetah family while on safari. Simon Gluckman of Intrepid Expeditions on a game drive at Matusadona National Park in Zimbabwe.
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I think it was that movie, Tuscany something Her thoughts trail off and shes back to her gig, helping people narrow down too many places to go.Cruising Australia & New ZealandKate Fowkes likes to be pampered. My vacations are cruises, says the cruise specialist of Gadabout Travel in Melbourne. And if the professional had to pick her most indulgent cruise, she would go with the 21 days she spent cruising around New Zealand and Australia, with a stopover in Fiji. The terrain goes from ocean to mountain, she says of New Zealand. Its like the United States in many ways, but condensed onto two islands. Drifting over to Tasmania, she learned of the early life of swashbuckling devil Errol Flynn and sauntered around Baldwin Street, considered to be the steepest street in the world. Off to the city of Melbourne with its old street cars and British-inspired gardens. Next stop Sydney. One of the highlights of my trip, Ms. Fowkes says. What would be the words to explain it? The Sydney Opera House was right outside my balcony. Onward to the Blue Mountains where she visited a wildlife sanctuary. Oh, the kangaroos. As they were bending over, you could see the babies in their pouch, says Ms. Fowkes, who was able to walk among ostriches and koalas, too. Sailing through the glacier-carved fiords of the appropriately named Fiordland National Park may have been the most sensory stunning part of her cruise. With steep cliffs bookending each side of the ship, Ms. Fowkes describes the voyage looking almost as if an island had parted right in front of you. Take off as much time as you can afford to spend, Ms. Fowkes says of the New Zealand-Australia-coupled destination. Think about it as a once in a lifetime trip, the flights surely long enough. And in true travel-agent fashion, she adds, Remember the seasons. Our summer months are their winter months. Another hip mode of travel Ms. Fowkes has noticed of late: European riverboat cruises. You board the vessel and you unpack once, though the cathedrals and languages keep changing around you.Interest in Russia, Vietnam As the leisure manager and a senior consultant of Preferred Travel of Naples, John Burgess does a lot of custom design work. People dont want cut and paste anymore, he says of their travels. Its my job to fit it together And to fit it together seamlessly. When he travels he does relish in the moment, but his clients are forever in the back of his mind. I never shut down what Im doing with what I do. So when he made his way to Moscow, he paid attention to his feelings, knowing his clients would experience the same revelations. To be in Moscow with my own visa allowed to walk around freely in the Kremlin, he says, rendering the moment. I stood there thinking, Oh, my God. Who ever thought this would happen? He ventured down into the subway, a pride of Moscow he had heard about ever since he was a little boy. He hopped on for four or five stops, then stepped out to take in all the marble and granite and frescoed paintings. Rode down another four or five stops, then out again to behold all the chandeliers and sconces and crystal. From Moscow, he headed north to Saint Petersburg. The wealth of czarist Russia is almost impossible to believe, says Mr. Burgess, recalling the summer palaces of the czars. These palaces have 800 rooms gilded in more gold than I thought was available anywhere in the world. Just as Mr. Burgess has noticed interest in Russia, so has he noticed interest in Vietnam another destination that at one time may have felt unimaginable. People seem intrigued by what once was restricted. Travelers trace the history of Saigon, the history of Hanoi, the tunnels where the Vietnamese hid during the war and view the Killing Fields of Cambodia. From these fields to the temples. The French discovered the temples of Angkor Wat. With Banyan tree roots draping down the temple walls, it looks as though these temples are peeping out from behind the chambers of the jungle. Its absolutely the most amazing thing I think I have ever seen, Mr. Burgess says. You feel like the French discovering the temples for the first time, for the roots leave the scene feeling raw and untouched. Mr. Burgess recommends making your way to the temples early in the morning to see the sunrise. Then again in the evening, to see the sunset from the vantage of a lake. Remembering the perfect reflection and double exposure of it all, brings Mr. Burgess to the point he would like to make most about travel agents: We do this every day. And we do this all over the world. COURTESY PHOTOSIntrepid travelers canoe past an African elephant on the Zambezi River. Cruise specialist Kate Fowkes and her friend James Moore pet a koala at Feathlerlake Wildlife Park near Sydney, Australia. County for the Harry Chapin Food Bank. We hope that providing healthy food to children will encourage them to eat better throughout their lives, and we appreciate NCEF for their commitment to providing nutritious food to children in Collier County. The Lunch Boxes of Love hunger initiative began when $630,000 was raised at the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival through a fund-a-need auction lot. After the festival, NCEF partnered with the Harry Chapin Food Bank to have a mobile pantry outfitted and stocked for weekly deliveries of nutritious food at schools and child-focused agencies with the most underserved and at-risk children in the county. To date, 108 deliveries have been made, and the 1.5 million pounds of food distributed is in addition to the Harry Chapin Food Banks ongoing food distributions to families in need. Since 2000, NCEF has been dedicated to making a profound and sustaining improvement in the lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County, where pockets of poverty threaten thousands of childrens ability to thrive. Through the Naples Winter Wine Festival, NCEF has raised $107 million since 2001, making it the most successful charity wine auction in the world. Proceeds have impacted more than 150,000 children through 37 charities, and major initiatives funded in collaboration with other private and public entities have included a pediatric dental clinic and an early learning center. The 2013 Naples Winter Wine Festival will take place Jan. 25-27. For more information, call (888) 837-4919 or visit www. napleswinefestival.com. The Harry Chapin Food Bank solicits, collects and stores food for distribution to families in need through a network of nonprofit agencies in Lee, Collier, Hendry, Charlotte and Glades counties that provide more than 1 million pounds of food to more than 30,000 people monthly. For every dollar donated, about $6 in food value goes back to the community. In the past calendar year, the agency distributed more than 13.7 million pounds of food and other grocery items valued at more than $22.5 million. This is roughly the equivalent of 11 million meals to people in need. FOODFrom page 1
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA12 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 Free Consultation Law Offices of David L. Orosz Security is Knowing the Right Answers Security is Knowing the Right Answers PROTECT YOUR LIFE SAVINGS! PROTECT YOUR LIFE SAVINGS! Accredited VA AttorneyDavid L. Orosz5237 Summerlin Commons Blvd. Ft. Myers Nursing Home & Assisted Living Medicaid & Veterans BenefitsLaw Offices ofDavid L. OroszFree Consultation UNDERCOVER HISTORIANHurricane Andrew made history 20 years agoOn Aug. 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew plowed through Everglades National Park, packing 140-mph winds (the official estimate; many have said they were much higher) before pounding full force into southern Dade County. The eye of the storm passed over Homestead at 4:30 a.m. A few hours later, Sen. Bob Graham declared the area from Kendall to Florida City looked like a war zone, everything is gone. Miraculously, the death count was fewer than 60. Miraculous indeed, considering that even though people were told to evacuate, thousands simply ignored the warnings. A Category 5 hurricane, the strongest on the National Hurricane Center chart, Andrew was an environmental disaster, wreaking millions of dollars of damages to mangrove wetlands, coral reefs and fisheries. Gov. Lawton Chiles estimated that over $7 million in damages was created within Everglades and Biscayne national parks alone, with yet another $67 million in damages to area marinas and parks. The $7.6 billion President George H.W. Bush asked Congress for in emergency aid wouldnt be enough, the governor said. Because of the sheer enormity of the damages, both federal and state emergency responders were overwhelmed, much like after Hurricane Katrina hit the Louisiana coast in 2005. Emergency shelters were packed. Relief agencies floundered for nearly the first week, until help finally arrived in the form of National Guardsman and regular military soldiers. Convoys of help rolling along the Florida Turnpike were a welcome sign, delivering much-needed water and food. The South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach became the hub of the disaster relief effort and remained so through mid-September. When all the tallying was said and done, it was reported that Hurricane Andrew was the most expensive natural disaster in American history. Lest you think we escaped unharmed, Ken Pineau, then-director of emergency services for Collier County, estimated that Andrew wrought roughly $34 million in damages, mostly roof-related, here. Twenty years ago, buildings in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties were constructed to withstand winds up to 120 mph. In the wake of Hurricane Andrew, much-needed changes were made in construction codes throughout the state. It took Florida Power & Light three days to completely restore power to those hit by Hurricane Andrew here in Collier County. Spokesman Terry Hall reported that 27 of FPLs 41 main feeder lines into Collier County were damaged, and more than half of the companys customers lost power. The storm also brought considerable damages to RV parks, marinas, seawalls, trees, signage and more throughout Marco Island, Goodland, Everglades City and nearby Chokoloskee.Whats in a name?The National Hurricane Center annually assigns hurricane names from a predetermined list that rotates every six years. Each year, 21 names are selected, with every other year alternating between male and female names. A name is retired from the list if it causes massive destruction or loss of life. Among the Florida storms whose names will never be used again, in addition to Andrew, are: Donna (September 1960), Charley (August 2004), Frances and Ivan (September 2004), Katrina (August 2005) and Wilma (October 2005). I remember the day Hurricane Andrew hit. My husband and I had stocked up with the obligatory supplies; but thankfully, we did not need them. We only lost power for four hours. The trees on our 3 acres received a major pruning, however, and the family of quail we had observed the day before the storm were never seen again. All of us living in this paradise of Southwest Florida must acknowledge that we will most likely encounter yet another Hurricane Andrew, perhaps even more than one, in the future. We need to learn how to be prepared for it. 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. g m t s f u o maureenSULLIVAN-HARTUNGmshwrites@gmail.com
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All are invited to join FGCU alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the university. Last years sold-out fundraiser raised nearly $5,000 for student scholarships. The evening includes a behind-thescenes tour of Beacon Bowl Lanes for lifetime members and VIP lane participants starting at 5:45 p.m., followed by two games of bowling, food and beverages at 6 p.m. Silent auction items include a spa basket from Waldorf Astoria Naples and a stay at South Seas Island Resort. Prizes will be awarded to bowling competitors in three categories: Most Spirited Team, Top Turkey and Top Bowler. Lane sponsorship is $250; individual registration is $25 for adults and $15 for ages 7 and younger. VIP lane upgrades ($35 for adults, $25 for children) include special accommodations with leather couches, private lane-side bar service and snacks. Spectators can support the event and enjoy food and beverages for $10. For more information, call 590-1087 or sign up at www.fgcu.edu/alumni. Gear up for AARP Driver Safety ClassThe next AARP Driver Safety Class led by instructor Greg Johnson is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Golden Gate Community Center. The class is designed to help drivers learn about new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 might be eligible for a discount on auto insurance upon completion of the course. Registration is $12 for AARP members, $14 for others. Sign up by calling 732-5310. Join the cleanup on Keewaydin The marine bureau of the Collier County Sheriffs Office and the Collier County Marine Alliance invite everyone to pitch in for the fourth annual Keewaydin Cleanup. This years effort has been expanded to two Saturdays: Aug. 25 and Sept. 8. On Aug. 25, transportation to and from Keewaydin Island will be provided by the Sweet Liberty, which will depart the City Dock at 8:30 a.m. and return around 12:30 p.m. On Sept. 8, volunteers will board the Calusa Spirit at 8:30 a.m. at Pelican Bend Restaurant on Isle of Capri. The boat will return to the dock around 12:30 p.m. Space is limited, and reservations are required. E-mail Keewaydincleanup@ gmail.com and including the name and phone number of each participant and which date you would like to attend. Seniors ready to show they got talentStarting with a ventriloquist who has opened for the likes of Liberace and Kenny Rogers, some of Collier Countys most talented seniors will step into the spotlight for Seniors Got Talent from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Hodges University. The talent show is organized by the philanthropy committee of Cooperative Associates Marketing Elderly Options, a group of sales and marketing professionals who serve the senior community in Collier County. The aforementioned ventriloquist, Marie Rotunda, will perform as a special guest. Judges include Myra Janco Daniels, the retired founder and CEO of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, along with Dolly Scott and NBC2s Krista Fogelsong and Clay Miller. Tickets are $10 per person and can be obtained by calling Sally Watts of Home Instead Senior Care at 963-5542. All proceeds will benefit organizations that serve local seniors. Love the dresses! Love the cause!The second annual Love That Dress! fundraiser for PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee takes place from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. VIP tickets are sold out, and limited general admission tickets remain available for $25. Guests will scour racks holding 2,000 gently used dresses and more than 500 handbags that have been donated to the cause over the past several weeks at a series of collection parties across Collier County. Styles range from daytime casual and office appropriate to cocktail fancy and black-tie formal. At pennies on the dollar, prices promise to give double meaning to the name of the event, Love That Dress! Purchase tickets www.pacecenter. org/love-that-dress-collier. For more information, call event chair Nannette Staropoli at 676-9756 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Collier 211 calls keep coming Calls to Collier 211 have increased steadily every month since the information and referral service was launched in February. The service is available by dialing 2-1-1 or 2 63-4211 and also by visiting www.collier211.org. Statistics taken from the data provided by the call center indicate that: 782 individuals have contacted Collier 211 175 people inquired about housing/ u tilities, 7 9 people asked about food, 70 people asked about health care and 50 people asked for legal, consumer or public safety. The remaining 408 callers inquired about other resources. About two-thirds of callers were female. The top four referrals were Project Help Hotline, St. Vincent De Paul, Salvation Army of Collier County and the Goodwill-Job Link and Family Strengthening Center. The majority of the callers were between the ages of 35 and 59. For more information about Collier 211, e-mail Mary George at email@example.com or visit www.collier211.org.
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In preparation for their visit to the store, the students explored various career options, practiced interview skills and resume writing and learned how to put their success skills into action within a 21st century global economy. Home Depot store manager and veteran Junior Achievement volunteer Daniel Zurbrigg hosted the field trip and kicked off the day by introducing the mission, history and values of the company. Students enjoyed demonstrations and hands-on activities as they toured different departments throughout the store. Each participant had come prepared with three interview questions. When rising seventh grader Efrain Reyes asked, What kind of experience do you need to get a job at Home Depot? he and his peers learned that opportunities range from entry-level positions to high-skilled careers requiring a higher education. Students left with an armful of goodies and an excitement for the newfound career opportunities available to them right in their local community, says Anne Frazier, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida. Many of them are eager to turn 18 so they can work at The Home Depot. More than 800 individuals are enrolled in classes at Grace Place for Children & Families, learning skills to help them overcome the barriers of poverty and language in order to reach their goals for school, employment and life. For more information, call 455-2707 or visit www.graceplacenaples.org. For more information about Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, call 225-2590 or visit www.jaswfl.org. Each year, Texas Roadhouse holds its f our-da y managing partner conference at a different vacation destination. Three days are spent enjoying the location, and one day is set aside as a humanitarian day to give back to a charity in the community they visit. Naples was the companys destination of choice in 2011, and The Immokalee Foundation was the chosen charity. When Kirsten Sands, regional marketing director for Texas Roadhouse, asked TIF Executive Director Liz Allbritten what Texas Roadhouse could do for foundation, the answer surprised her. Liz suggested that instead of just focusing on TIF, we do something for the entire community stating that anything we do for Immokalee helps the children of TIF, Ms. Sands recalls. It was the most unselfish act I had ever seen. After numerous meetings with other nonprofit organizations in Immokalee, a town hall meeting and a tour of the community led by TIF students, the long planning process began. Six months later, more than 1,250 Texas Roadhouse employees and vendors came to Immokalee for the companys Humanitarian Day. The Immokalee High School athletic facility was renovated, fruit trees were planted, improvements were made to the Immokalee Friendship House building, nearly 10,000 boxes of nonperishable food were prepared and distributed to Immokalee residents, and a mural depicting three children from Immokalee was painted on the Immokalee Housing and Family Services building by volunteers. If the support of Texas Roadhouse ended on that day, TIF and the community of Immokalee would have remained grateful for the incredible experience. But the companys support did not end. In fact, since that time, Texas Roadhouse has been a staunch supporter of TIF and its mission to enhance the lives of Immokalees youth by emphasizing education, career development, scholarships and life skills. The most recent show of support came with the hiring of TIF student Aaron Daniels, a recent graduate of Immokalee High School. Mr. Daniels will be working at the new Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Fort Myers while attending Edison State College to major in dental hygiene. Its a wonderful example of two organizations collaborating to improve the lives of students. It began when Linda Ayers, the former activities coordinator at Immokalee High School, recommended Mr. Daniels sister, Adrienne Daniels, to Ms. Sands, who then forwarded Adriennes resume to her contacts in the Atlanta area. Texas Roadhouse has employed Adrienne, a 2006 graduate of Immokalee High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of North Florida, since August 2011. As the local store marketer for Texas Roadhouse in Marietta, Ga., Ms. Daniels has won three Marketer of the Quarter awards. My sister told me that a Texas Roadhouse was going to be built in Fort Myers and that I needed to apply, Mr. Daniels explains. I did and they immediately called for an interview. About 15 minutes into the interview, they gave me the job. He said he recognizes that his ties to the Texas Roadhouse family through his sister and The Immokalee Foundation certainly helped him gain employment, but thats not the only factor that got him the job. I think they really targeted my outgoing personality, he says. Mr. Daniels gives credit to TIF for helping him prepare for the interview process. TIF has really helped open my eyes to the world. They give us great advice on what to do during an interview. Partnerships like the one between TIF and Texas Roadhouse are crucial to the success of the foundation. This is a great example of how our partnerships are making a difference in the lives of the youth we serve, Ms. Allbritten says. The Immokalee Foundation has a range of programs that focus on building pathways to success through college and career development, direct scholarships, mentoring and tutoring, and opportunities for broadening experiences and life skills development. To learn about volunteering as a mentor or for additional information, call 430-9122 or visit www. immokaleefoundation.org. Grace Place kids learn about careers at The Home DepotTexas Roadhouse forges lasting bond with the Immokalee community SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________COURTESY PHOTOSStudents from Grace Place for Children & Families potted their own flowers in The Home Depot kids workshop. Sixth grader Sherlay Cajuste practices her work-readiness skills as she processes a customers order in the pain center at The Home Depot in East Naples.
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Let the reservationist know which Irish surname you are interested in learning more about. The Inbetweeners, a social group for singles ages 40-65, welcomes newcomers and regulars at gatherings every Wednesday. The Aug. 29 gathering will be from 5-8 p.m. at Bokampers, 8990 Fontana Del Sol Way. For more information, visit www.meetup.com/inbetweeners or e-mail naplesinbetweeners@gmail. com. The Tiger Bay Club of Southwest Florida will welcome political consultant and commentator James Carville as the keynote speaker at its annual dinner Monday, Sept. 17, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Registration and networking begin at 6 p.m. The former co-host of CNNs Crossfire, Mr. Carville gained prominence as a political mastermind for his work on Bill Clintons 1992 presidential campaign. He is a recurring guest on CNNs The Situation Room and often debates political topics with his wife, Republican strategist Mary Matalin. His presentation for Tiger Bay Club members and guests will provide insight into the post-convention political scene and what he expects for the November elections. Tickets are $200 per person. For reservations or more information, visit www.swfltigerbay.org. Ikebana Naples Chapter #160 invites the public to the first meeting of the new season from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Guest speaker Karou Sweet will discuss the basic principles of the Ohara method of flower arranging, which employs a flat bowl rather than a tall vase. Ms. Karou earned the third term masters degree from the Ohara School in Japan and has taught the method for more than 20 years in the United States along with maintaining a career as a tennis professional. She will demonstrate a more advanced modern Ohara style and a beginner style and will give the audience an opportunity to try an Ohara design. Chapter members and guests should visit www.IkebanaNaples.com for details of what supplies to bring. Non-members are asked to make a reservation by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Toastmasters International teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Guests are always welcome. Local Toastmasters chapters, meeting times and locations include: Bonita Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at the Bonita Springs Fire Station, 27701 Bonita Grande Drive. For more information, call Scott Vail at 7773642. Collier Communique Club: 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Books-A-Million in Mercato. Call Robert Rizzo at (407) 493-8584. Naples Sunrise Bay Toastmasters Club: 7:45 a.m. on the first and third Tuesday in Moss Hall at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. Call Steve McCann at 777-8851. Naples Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday at Naples General Aviation Center, 200 Aviation Drive N. Call Steve Jallad at 776-5398. Toast of the Coast Toastmasters Club: Noon on the second and fourth Friday at Stantec (previously Wilson Miller), 3200 Bailey Lane, Naples. Call Gwen Greenglass at 431-0931. Naples Advanced Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday in the meeting room at the North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive. Call Linda Valentine at (954) 780-6683. This club has prerequisites for membership. Toastmaster Academy: 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday in the meeting room at the North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive. Call R. Sunde at 5943828. For more about the organization, visit www.toastmasters.org. The Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have been permanent residents of Naples for no more than five years and who want to meet others who are new to the area. The club meets for lunch at 11:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of every month at country clubs throughout the area. In addition, groups within the club plan outings and dates to share varied interests, such as mahjongg and duplicate bridge, gourmet cooking and discussions about philosophy. Prospective members are invited to coffee at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month. For meeting locations and more information, call 298-4083 or visit www.naplesnewcomers.com. Membership in the Social Butterflies, a new group for women, is open to all who want to cultivate friendships, support one anothers career and personal efforts and also help local charities. For more information, call Nicole Forbis at 784-7987 or look for Social Butter flies Naples on Facebook. The Womens Cultural Alliance, an affinity group of the Jewish Federation of Collier County, welcomes new members for the 2012-13 season. Programs range from book groups and Spanish and French classes to art studio tours and tai chi classes. Social groups that plan various events are: the Serious Foodies, WCA Couples, the Single Connection, Dinner Dames and Jazzophiles. Kathleen van Bergen, CEO and president of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, will be the guest speaker at the seasons first luncheon on Friday, Nov. 16, at Grey Oaks Country Club. For more information, contact Jane Hersch 948-0003 or janehersch@ comcast.net. The Southwest Florida Federated Republican Women invites registered Republicans interested in making a difference to join like-minded women for a lunch meeting on the first Wednesday of each month in the clubhouse at Arbor Trace. Cost is $18. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Anne Brown at 2549979.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA16 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 Mensa chapter starts new series of free monthly health seminars SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYA series of free monthly health seminars presented by Southwest by South Florida Mensa, the local chapter of American Mensa and one of the many groups that comprise Mensa International, begins Saturday, Sept. 1. Reservations are requested by Tuesday, Aug. 28. Launching the Mensa Health Sciences Seminar Series is a screening and discussion of Burzynski, a multi-award winning documentary about cancer researcher and Ph.D. biochemist Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski and the largest, and possibly the most convoluted and intriguingly vicious legal battle waged by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration in American history. In a battle that spanned nearly two decades, Dr. Burzynski stood against Big Pharmas attempts to outlaw nondrug therapies from which they do not profit, even at the expense of the lives of thousands of patients. Dr. Burzynskis ability to successfully and consistently treat incurable cancer has baffled the industry. Ironically, this fact prompted numerous investigations by the Texas Medical Board, which relentlessly took Dr. Burzynski as high as the state supreme court in its failed attempt to halt his practices. Likewise, the FDA engaged in five federal grand juries attempting to indict Dr. Burzynski, all of which ended in no finding of fault on his behalf. Hosted by Sam and Bunny Sewell at their home in North Naples, the Mensa Health Sciences Seminar Series takes place from 2-4 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month. Membership in Mensa is not required for attendance; all are welcome. Reservations for the upcoming program and can be made by calling the Sewells at 591-4565. For more information about the Southwest by South Florida Mensa chapter, visit www.swsf.us.mensa. org. HEALTHY LIVING NCH becomes first in Florida to join Mayo Clinic networkNCH Healthcare System has become the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in Florida and the Southeast region of the United States. The Mayo Clinic Care Network extends Mayo Clinics knowledge and expertise to physicians and providers interested in working together in the best interest of their patients. NCHs physicians will have access to Mayo Clinic, including the ability to collaborate with Mayo Clinic physicians on patient care, community health and health-care delivery. Were excited to formalize our relationship with NCH, says Dr. William Rupp, CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida. Collaborating with other medical providers to provide the best possible care for patients has always been part of Mayo Clinics culture, and the Mayo Clinic Care Network helps Mayo and community care organizations work closer together, in new ways, to enhance the lives of patients. NCH is honored to be the first hospital in Florida selected to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network member, says Dr. Allen Weiss, president and CEO of NCH Healthcare System. Sharing a common philosophy, commitment and mission to improve the delivery of health care through the use of best practices and evidence-based medical care and treatment provides a solid foundation for this collaboration. The networks primary goal is to help people gain the benefits of Mayo Clinic expertise close to home, ensuring that patients travel outside the region only when necessary. Through the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Mayo Clinic is able to develop broader and stronger relationships with culturally like-minded organizations, says Dr. Stephen Lange, southeast medical director of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. By working together, sharing our expertise, more people in more places can benefit from the specialty knowledge and expertise that are hallmarks of Mayo Clinic. We are delighted to welcome NCH as the first Florida location, and we look forward to working with them. As the health-care environment in this SEE MAYO, A17 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ Lavern Gaynor named honorary chair of NCH Hospital BallLong-time Naples resident and philanthropist Lavern Norris Gaynor has been named honorary chair for the 2012 NCH Hospital Ball. Themed Saving Our Tiniest Treasures, this years gala takes place Saturday, Oct. 27, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. One of Southwest Floridas most dedicated and influential philanthropists, Mrs. Gaynor continues a legacy of community involvement that spans generations and benefits worthy causes in support of health care, education, the arts, historical preservation, environmental conservation, child protection and more. Her parents were among the early contributors and leaders of the original Naples Community Hospital that would eventually become the NCH Healthcare System, and her father served as a trustee of the hospital for many years. NCH is a beneficiary of her vision and selflessness and is honored to serve the community she has helped to make great, says Dr. Allen Weiss, president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. The 54th annual NCH Hospital Ball will benefit expansion and renovation of the NCH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Tickets are $500 per person. A variety of sponsorship opportunities are also available. For tickets or more information, contact Cynthia Bennett at the NCH Healthcare System Foundation by calling 436-4511 or e-mailing email@example.com. COURTESY PHOTOLavern Gaynor COURTESY PHOTOIn a scene from the documentary, Stanislaw Burzynski, M.D., Ph.D., holds brain cancer patient Dustin Kunnari during a 1997 protest with other patients outside the Houston Federal Courthouse.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 NEWS A17 omas Quigley, M.D.Board Certi ed Eye Physician & SurgeonNaples Bonita Springs www.doctorquigley.comFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTS Earl & Thelma Hodges Month August 2012 All month long, mention Hodges Funeral Home of Dignity Memorial and enjoy special Earl & elma Hodges rates at these ne establishments: 50 percent o most items. 2157 Pine Ridge RoadAug. 23 and 30 Mr. Hodges and his grand nephew, Leslie King, serve as lunchtime celebrity burger-meisters, and diners will enjoy 50 cents o the price of every burger. 51 Ninth St. S. and 9331 Tamiami Trail N.1 p.m. Calling all Junior Deputies of yesteryear! Mr. and Mrs. Hodges are the guests of honor at an ice cream social celebrating Earls pioneering advocacy of the Junior Deputies League of Collier County. Cake and ice cream courtesy of Goodwill Industries. Naples Depot Museum 1051 Fi h Ave. S. For more information, call Ellie Krier at 262-0015. Naples Family Fitness, in the former Lifestyle Family Fitness space at the intersection of Airport-Pulling and Vanderbilt Beach roads in North Naples, introrduced Les Mills Bodypump, a non-impact, weights-based exercise class that works every major muscle group in the body using weights, a bar and step to strengthen, condition and tones muscles fast. High repetition with low weights means you tone your muscles, making them strong and lean rather than bulky, while also burning calories and fat, says Josh Sharlow, manager of the new center. Les Mills Bodypump instructors offer guidance on the correct lifting techniques throughout each 45to 60-minute class. Bodypump is one of five Les Mills exerciseto-music programs developed in New Zealand and offered at Naples Family Fitness. Bodyattack is for high-energy cardio; Bodybalance Bodyflow combines yoga, tai chi and pilates; Bodycombat uses martial arts; and Bodystep involves step aerobics. For a free trial of Les Mills Bodypump, call 594-5050. Pump it up at Naples Family FitnessThe 2013 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is set for Saturday, March 9, at Coconut Point in Estero. Registration is now open. Those who sign up by Dec. 31 pay $25 for the 5K run or walk and $35 for the chip-timed race. Fees will increase by $5 after Jan. 1 and again for Race Day. Sign up by Sept. 30 and be entered into a drawing for a round-trip American Airlines ticket valid through March 9, 2013, anywhere in the continental U.S. We encourage participants to sign up early so we can start a dialogue as soon as possible, says Miriam Ross, executive director of Komens Southwest Florida affiliate. We are planning contests, social media promotions, kick-off and team events and much more that we want to communicate on an ongoing basis. New additions for the 2013 race include a team village for top fundraising teams, a T-shirt design contest, entertainment along the race route and a tailgate party. More than 10,000 participants, volunteers and sponsors attended the 2012 event. Seventy five percent of all net proceeds from the Southwest Florida Race for the Cure stay in Southwest Florida, and 25 percent of proceeds are given to national research programs. This year the Southwest Florida affiliate bestowed grants totaling more than $825,000 to 12 nonprofit agencies that provide breast cancer education, screening, treatment and support in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. Since 2002, the local affiliate has given more than $5.5 million to area organizations. For more information or to register for the 2013 race, visit www.komenrace.org or call 498-0016. Sign up now to Race for the Cure 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. country continues to change, providers seek meaningful relationships that allow them to best address their patients needs while improving the efficiency and effectiveness of care, says Dr. John Noseworthy, president and CEO of Mayo Clinic. The network is about advancing longstanding relationships with organizations that share a commitment to improving care and value for our patients. We welcome NCH to the network and look forward to our continued, collaborative commitment to those we serve. We want Floridians to live longer, happier, healthier lives through access to the highest-level knowledge and expertise, Dr. Weiss adds. The Mayo Clinic Care Network represents non-ownership relationships. Since its launch last year, it has formed memberships that extend to Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Dakota and, now, Florida. An alliance of 650 physicians and medical facilities throughout Collier County and Southwest Florida, NCH Healthcare System has 715 beds at NCH Downtown Naples Hospital and NCH North Naples Hospital. For more information, visit www.NCHmd.org. Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. For more information, visit www. mayoclinic.org. MAYOFrom page 16
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And while children are 10 times more likely to be hurt in organized sports than be bitten by a dog, the risks of the latter can and should be minimized. The experts say the signs are usually there long before a dog attacks. The dog is typically young, male and unneutered. He is usually unsocialized a backyard dog with little to no interaction with the family. He is often inadvertently conditioned to be vicious by being kept full-time on a chain or in a small kennel run. While people are wary unfairly so, in many cases of breeds with bad reputations, its important to remember that all breeds and mixes can and do bite. Thats why you have to make sure your children know how to behave around dogs to protect themselves. Heres what everyone should know, and what parents need to teach their children: Never approach a loose dog, even if he seems friendly. Dogs who are confined in yards, and especially those dogs on chains, should also be avoided. Many are very serious about protecting their turf. If the dog is with his owner, children should always ask permission before petting him and then begin by offering him the back of a hand for a sniff. Further, they should pat the dog on the neck or chest. The dog may interpret a pat on the head as a challenging gesture. Teach your children to avoid fast or jerky movements around dogs, since these may trigger predatory behavior. Be a tree when a dog approaches, standing straight with feet together, fists under the neck and elbows into the chest. Teach your children to make no eye contact, since some dogs view eye contact as a challenge. Running is a normal response to danger, but its the worst possible thing to do around a dog, because it triggers the animals instinct to chase and bite. Many dogs will just sniff and leave. Teach your children to stay still until the animal walks away, and then back away sl owly out of the area. Feed the dog a jacket or backpack if attacked, or use a bike to block the dog. These strategies may keep an attacking dogs teeth from connecting with flesh. Act like a log if knocked down: face down, legs together, curled into a ball with fists covering the back of the neck and forearms over the ears. This position protects vital areas and can keep an attack from turning fatal. Role-play these lessons with your child until they are ingrained. They may save your childs life. Discuss safe behavior with your children and role-play how to approach dogs, when not to approach, and what to do if confronted or attacked. You dont need to scare your children, but you do need to make sure theyre ready, just in case. And going over the what-ifs isnt a bad idea for you as well, especially if you enjoy outdoor activities such as jogging or biking. What if the dog youre worried about is in your own home? Ask your veterinarian for a referral to a veterinary behaviorist sooner rather than later. Aggression doesnt go away on its own: Someone will get hurt, and your dog will likely end up euthanized as a result. Dont take a chance: Get help before someone gets hurt. COURTESY PHOTOMost dogs truly are a kids best friend, but its essential that children learn how to protect themselves against dangerous dogs. To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats are $60 and dogs are $85 and include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit www.colliergov.net/pets. Pets of the Week>> Billy is a 4-month-old domestic shorthair whos full of love and affection. >> Bojo is an approximately 5-yearold treeing cur mix who has a friendly disposition and is well trained. Hes OK with cats. >> Daneka is a 4-month-old German shepherd/Labrador retriever mix. Sweet and ever alert, shes relaxed and comfortable with people, other dogs and cats. >> Pebbles is a 5-month-old domestic shorthair whos classically beautiful and totally adorable. She loves to snuggle and purr and promises to reward her owner with a lifetime of love.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 NAPLES: www.aemc.cc Are you looking to purchase or re nance a home? Homepath Making dreams come true... SW Floridas Fastest Growing Mortgage Bank! MONEY & INVESTING Whos afraid of the fiscal cliff? Driving a car to the edge of a known cliff, without any plan to avoid the cliff, could easily be considered verifiable insanity. Such is the life of the U.S. citizen. To further complete the allegorical picture, imagine that the car is going full speed and you, the U.S. citizenry, are its passengers. You think, Surely, the car will stop before the cliff, but your cries for such assurances cannot be heard by a car on autopilot. And that is comparable to the situation in which we find ourselves visa-vis the current fiscal cliff, a term coined by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to describe the plight in which the U.S. will find itself come Jan. 1, as various tax cuts are set to expire and forced reductions on government spending (greatly impacting the military related industries) go into effect. The word cliff suggests that we will fall into an economic abyss as a huge, recessionary multiplier effect ripples through the U.S. economy and the worlds GDP. The new year brings major reversals in taxes (existing payroll tax cuts and 2001/2003 Bush tax cuts; loss of certain 2012 unemployment benefits; and activation of a new 3.8 percent tax on certain passive income) and the beginning of sequestered spending cuts (which greatly impact companies that are direct military contractors and companies that are peripheral suppliers and employers to those companies.) Some despise the military complex and may think, Well and good to cut military. Some others think, Well and good that the rich will pay more taxes. However, those well and good moves might have recessionary implications. Those cuts might not be such good ideas as they could halt probable GDP growth of 1.5 percent, after we have spent trillions (e.g., $5.2 trillion in fiscal deficits since 2009) to resuscitate the economy. The cliff-side danger is already being internalized by corporate America. In anticipation of a possible crash and burn, companies with core military exposure are scaling back. Even the companies that are peripheral to the industrial military complex are canceling expansion and hiring plans. An example of the latter Hubbell, a maker of electrical products, has canceled several million dollars worth of equipment orders and delayed longplanned factory upgrades in the last few months It has also held off hiring workers for about 100 positions. (as) The fiscal cliff is the primary driver of uncertainty, (the CEO of Hubbell, Timothy Powers) has decided to postpone hiring and investments, as Hubbell already sees it in the order patterns of their customers. (Fearing an Impasse in Congress, Industry Cuts Spending, New York Times, Aug. 5, 2012) The anticipatory cutbacks of corporations can clearly hurt GDP and income tax receipts. Now, what can the Treasury do if the statutory debt ceiling is now set at $16.4 trillion and, per www.treasurydirect.gov on Aug. 16, the debt was $15.9 trillion (of which $5.2 trillion is from deficits since 2009)? Not much. Congress holds the power to change the limit. Still, what can the Treasury do? It can employ variations on robbing Peter to pay Paul. A widely used estimate is that by October/November, the ceiling will be reached and the Treasury will have to liquidate portions of various U.S. trust funds in order to continue to make government disbursements. Further, by January/February 2013, the Treasury will likely begin to prioritize/allocate disbursements. Once these interim measures run their courses (techniques that just delay the moment of reckoning), then sequestering would begin, as exceeding the debt ceiling is a sequester trigger. Companies in the military sector (and possibly others) see sequestration as an event of high probability. Companies are required to give employees 90-day advance notice that they will be cut and some companies are circling Oct. 1 (90 days prior to Jan. 1) as a notification date. Back to the car and who is at the wheel of this car heading for the cliff? Our collective, illustrious, self-serving (both sides of the aisle) politicians who are paid to create a solution and yet continue runaway spending. To employ another metaphor, it could be said that the can has been kicked down the road since the U.S. last ran a surplus in fiscal 2001. (In 42 years since 1961, the only surplus years were: 1969, and 1998 through 2001. www.cbo.gov) Some might think that Congress surely will get its act together as members of that body are in the car with the rest of us. Such is not the case; these politicians enjoy preferential, personal economic rules unlike the rules they have made for us. Their retirement plans, health plans, college education financing, pension plans, etc., are so superior to the rank and file of U.S. citizens that, if it was not so very tragic, it would be comical. Before finger-pointing at others regarding economic and taxation disparity, they need to end their own very elevated status. In simplest of terms, the fiscal cliff can cause huge economic harm to the U.S. If the economic future of the politicians were on the line, if their personal finances were set to veer over the cliff as can ours, the problem would have been solved yesterday. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 BUSINESS BRIEFSMoorings Park makes the grade SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYMoorings Park, the continuing care retirement community founded 29 years ago in Naples, has earned an A+ issuer credit rating from Standard & Poors Ratings Services. It is the only CCRC in the country to achieve this distinction. The following areas were highlighted as rationale for this determination: Continued strong demand for existing and new units resulting in high occupancy. Healthy 230-person wait list indicative of continued future demand. Excellent governance and management team with successful record of expanding service offerings. Favorable Naples location. Strong finances including operating margins and debt service coverage. Very strong balance sheet. Moorings Park employs 704 people. Its nearly 700 residents pay a onetime entrance fee and monthly service fees. If a resident cannot live independently, the facility provides assistedliving and skilled nursing care. Recent expansion projects include 53 independent apartment homes added in 2004 with an additional 29 added in 2007. During the fourth quarter of 2012, another 29 presold apartments and new restaurant will be opened. For more information, call 261-1616 or visit www.mooringspark.org. Naples chamber welcomes new members The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce welcomed the following 37 new members in June and July: Advanced Biohazard CTS Decon, LLC; American Momentum Bank; Americans for Prosperity; Ballenger Law Firm, P.A.; Bay Electric of Collier County Inc.; BlooEarth (Cape Coral); CarMax; Club Naples RV Resort; Coastal Staffing Service Inc.; CruiseOne; Everglades City Boat Tours Inc.; First Coast Mobile Imaging SVC Inc.; Good Deals Appliances; Harry Chapin Food Bank of SW Florida Inc.; Joes Diner; Keiser University (Fort Myers); Lisa Gruenloh, Leadership Training and Coaching; Leading Edge Benefit Advisors (Fort Myers); Maguro Japanese Steak House; Marine Team International Inc.; The Miller Construction and Engineering Co.; MY-D Yogurt, LLC dba Lets YO; Naples Engraving; Naples RV Resort; Palm Coast Landscaping Inc.; The Posh Plum; RealEstateAuctions.com; Robb & Stucky International; Ross Gary Creative; RT Design Group; Sam Sneads Tavern at Lely Resort; Skin Deep Naples; Software Made Easy, LLC; TGM Malibu Lakes; Tiffany & Company; VFW Post 2271; The Wood Floor Company. For more information about the above new members, visit the chambers online business directory at www. napleschamber.org. For information about membership in the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, call Don Neer, new member services director, at 403-2906 or e-mail email@example.com. Awards and Recognition Vi at Bentley Village recently received top honors at a company-wide leadership meeting held in Chicago, home of corporate headquarters of Vi, a developer, owner and operator of older adult living communities. The Bentley Village community earned first place in sales nationwide, and its community outreach program was named best in the country. Marjorie Johnson is the Vi and Bentley Village community outreach manager. Board Appointments Guy Blanchette, CEO of business consulting firm Eaglevue Technologies, has been elected chairman of the board for the Greater Naples YMCA. Other new board members to the Greater Naples YMCA include Kelly Benson, vice president of operations, Naples Daily News; Joe Bernard, COO, Physicians Regional Healthcare System; Deborah Campbell, past senior vice president, Allstate Insurance; Kevin Cooper, chief of staff, NCH Healthcare System; Kimberly Dillon, attorney, Quarles & Brady; and Dan OBerski, managing director/principal, Trinity Commercial Group. The board of directors of the United Arts Council has elected the following officers for 2012-2013: Bob Saltarelli, PNC Wealth Management, president; Sandi Moran, arts patron, presidentelect; Mark Klym, Hahn Loeser, past president; Felix Mehler, Cohen & Grigsby, treasurer; and Betty Newman, artist, secretary. Chambers of Commerce Kim Olson has joined the staff of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce as senior accountant to handle all accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue recognition calculations and various other accounting department duties assisting the chambers CFO/ COO. She previously served as a trading assistant at Wasmer, Schroeder & Company and worked for 10 years as the accountant at the David Lawrence Center. She earned a bachelors degree in business management and graduated with honors from Florida Gulf Coast University. Interior Design Jennifer Harris has joined Renee Gaddis Interiors as an interior design associate. A native of Southwest Florida, Ms. Harris recently earned a degree in interior design from the University of Florida with high honors. She served as the American Society for Interior Designers student representative to the board and also served as president of the universitys ASID chapter. Her work at Renee Gaddis Interiors will relate to digital renderings, AutoCAD drawings and project presentation. Finance Kimberly Crews has joined Moran Edwards Asset Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors as a client associate. She is a business student at Edison State College. She previously worked at Wells Fargo Bank. Nonpro t Organizations Joe Cox, founding executive director of the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples, has resigned that position to serve as president of the EcoTarium science and nature center in Worcester, Mass. While the search for a new executive director is under way, Dave Imbrogno has been retained as transition director. Lauren Fernandez has joined the staff at Humane Society Naples as assistant director of development/special events. A native of Miami, she earned a bachelors degree in hospitality management and a certificate in event and meeting planning from Florida International University. Jim Saltness has been named director of school-age programs at Grace Place for Children & Families in Golden Gate. Mr. Saltness retired in 2001 as the superintendent of the Mill A and Stevenson-Caron School Districts in Stevenson, Wash. He previously served as principal at several Washington schools and started his career in education as a high school algebra and woodshop teacher. Margie Ribeiro, certified orientation/ mobility specialist and certified vision rehabilitation therapist, has joined the staff of Lighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss.Stephen Wheeler has joined the David Lawrence Center as chief development officer. For the past eight years, Mr. Wheeler served as the senior director of development for Lee Memorial Health System Foundation, where he was responsible for major and planned gifts in the Collier County market in support of the capital campaign to build the new Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. His previous not-for-profit leadership positions include: founding executive director of Cancer Alliance of Naples, executive director of the Collier County and Marco Island offices of American Cancer Society, and vice president of business and member services and director of tourism for the Naples Area Chamber of Commerce. His for-profit business experience spans 20 years in management positions in the hospitality industry. He holds a bachelors degree in business management from Keystone College in Pennsylvania and is a certified hotel administrator. He is a graduate of the inaugural class of 1989 of Leadership Collier. Real Estate Lynn Bower, an agent with John R. Wood Realtors and president-elect of the Naples-on-the-Gulf Chapter of the Womens Council of Realtors, recently completed two-day WCR Leadership Academy in Chicago. Cheryl Nouvelle has joined the staff at Prudential Florida Realty in the rental/property management division. She recently relocated to Naples from Weston/ Fort Lauderdale. Victor Spina has been named vice president of sales for Talis Park, a Kitson & Partners county club community in North Naples. He is a former vice president of sales and marketing with WCI Communities and a co-founder of Sentry Homes in Indiana. He most recently was director of sales at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club.Carrie Horner has been named marketing manager at WCI Communities and will be responsible for in-house advertising, media placement and marketing for multiple new-home communities. A graduate of the University of Florida, Ms. Horner has more than 10 years of experience in the real estate industry. Most recently, she served as director of member services for the Collier Building Industry Association. John R. Wood Realtors welcomes the following new agents to its offices: Vennie Owen and John Russo, Fifth Avenue; Ranieri Rene Briganti, Central; Charlina McGee and Mary Ann Josh, North Naples; and Amy Acker, Bonita Springs. David Gallus of Premiere Plus Realty in Naples announces the Sept. 1 opening of the companys branch office in the Bonita Springs Executive Center, 8891 Brighton Lane in Bonita Springs. Travel Julia Fisher has joined the staff at Betty Maclean Travel as a luxury travel consultant. A native Neapolitan, Ms. Fisher has traveled extensively through Europe, Asia, the Caribbean and the United States. She earned a bachelors degree in marketing from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Rollins College. She belongs to the Naples Junior Womens Club. ON THE MOVEBLANCHETTE CREWS COX NOUVELLE SPINA FISHER FERNANDEZ SALTNESS RIBEIRO WHEELER HARRIS
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Experts both in and out of Southwest Florida recommend three distinct strategies for business owners who want to sleep well at night: education, due diligence and relationship building. Like anything worth doing, they take some time and effort. Education and awarenessRead. Attend industry-approved seminars. Pay attention, the experts advise. You cant place enough emphasis on education, an inexpensive, effective way of getting the message out to better protect systems, says Ken Kilby, chief information security officer at BB&T (an acronym for Branch Banking & Trust). Headquartered in WinstonSalem, N.C., the bank reported total assets of $157 billion last year. It operates across the South, with 311 branches in the Sunshine State alone, including roughly a score in Charlotte, Collier and Lee Counties. As a business owner, you should know to update PCs with the latest antivirus, for example. You should read the policies of folks you will do business with and to whom you will hand over data. You should have conversations with them, he advises. Thats to start with, and its all part of getting educated. Practice due diligenceExercising the newest security measures and employing the newest firewall defenses, for example, is more than just a strategy. Its also the legal responsibility of business owners who might have to seek remuneration from insurance companies or banks when or if cyber theft occurs, says David Steckler. A lawyer who spent three decades considering the rights and liabilities of businesses and individuals in his New York practice, Mr. Steckler now teaches Law and Justice Studies at Florida Gulf Coast University. There is no certain inoculation against theft or even negligence, he admits. But if you have strong compliance, which means you follow the prescribed procedures, which you trained on and if you have a vigorous system of internal order and investigation to randomly monitor, review and speedily react to problems you will be protected by the law. Not to do so, in the eyes of the law, is roughly equivalent to climbing into a car after dismantling the airbags and the seatbelt, or leaving your personal checkbook complete with numbered checks lying out in public its irresponsible, even if you are victimized. And with legal rights (the right to expect redress from an insurance company or bank that loses your money) come responsibilities. Bond with your bankerSome bank officials those at Stonegate Bank, for example, who declined comment for this story from the banks headquarters in Fort Lauderdale are loathe to talk about security breaches and dangers, possibly for fear of losing clients. And some are not. Bill Valenti, president and CEO of Florida Gulf Bank (as of this week a fully operational division of IBERIABANK), can speak from experience about the somewhat ironic need for old-time personal relationships in a new-time, high-tech electronic world that seems increasingly impersonal. At the risk of sounding like an advertisement, let me give you an example of why a business owner would do well to develop a personal relationship with the banker, Mr. Valenti says. We had a client call the bank and ask to wire a large sum of money outside the country. The person provided his home phone number and personal information, and it was verifiable. But the employee who took the call thought it sounded just a little odd. So I called the home phone number and I got an answer from a fellow whose voice I didnt recognize. Then I called his work number and talked to the person whose voice I did recognize. Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Valenti had seen a few con artists and he recognized the stripe. The (crook) had deceived the phone company and conned it into diverting our clients home number to his cell number. It was their bad but then (the crook) tried to use that information, and other personal information, into deceiving the bank and wiring out a large sum of money. Our employee even said, We cant do it without your signature (on a form). And this guy said, Sure, just fax it to me and Ill sign it. Which he did. The crook returned a legitimate-looking signature, by fax. But hed run smack dab into a personal relationship between a very good banker and his client arguably the best firewall in the business. If we had been relying solely on the Internet and the phone, we would have been deceived, points out Mr. Valenti. Instead, they prevented a catastrophe. IBERIABANK officials, who have retained the Florida Gulf Bank staff top to bottom, promised to maintain that personal approach as they concluded Iberias purchase of Florida Gulf Bank last month. Headquartered in Lafeyette, La., Iberia includes 267 branch offices across the South, including 18 along the Southwest coast of Florida. As of June 30 it reported total consolidated assets of $12.1 billion, to which it added Florida Gulf Banks consolidated assets of $357 million. Gone are the good ol daysThings just arent what they used to be back in 1994, when Russian cyberthieves hit Citibank in one of the first major breaches of electronic security in the modern era. That fiasco, which took place over a couple of days of electronic combat between confused and startled bank security officers and smart crooks, resulted in a $10-plus million heist piecemealed from many customer accounts. Now, theft can occur in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee, if not faster. And now the opposition is not only numerous, but many, says Mr. Kilby, at BB&T. We are very transparent about all of this, because were all in the same boat together, he reasons. And we have a lot of information about who our adversaries are. Now nation-states such as China or Russia theyre picking us off one by one and Im trying to prevent that from happening. Preventing it takes a lot more than it might have in 1994. It takes information sharing, for one thing. The problem has changed in the sophistication of attacks, the number of attacks and the automation of attacks, he explains. Were seeing billions of attacks on a quarterly basis. The speed, capacity and storage of information (from major) systems to handheld devices has expanded the universe of attacks. Now, cyberthieves can strike from hand-held vectors or any others. Mr. Kilby is a member of a national commission of a half-dozen privateindustry experts who work with the FBI and other government agencies to communicate ideas and experiences in the security fight, he says. BB&T also takes pains to share information and strategies with the top 10 banks, while providing copious information to its clients (http://bbt.com/bbtdotcom/ security/default.page). If thats the big picture, the little picture is equally as important. Lt. Chad Parker, who chases cyberthieves, counterfeiters and others for the Collier County Sheriffs Office, advises that business owners pay close personal attention to the flow of company money, looking for any changes in pattern. They should also request that credit card and bank statements be delivered monthly to their homes, not just their businesses, and they should carefully and judiciously limit credit card use by employees, whom they should also take pains to know well. But the biggest problem he encounters is the electronic doctoring of company ledgers, Lt. Parker says. The person in charge of the books will doctor the ledger to say a check was paid to the order of a vendor. But if you look at the actual check, you discover that it was paid to the order of a person. We have a lot of theft that way. For any business owners who deem themselves better at managing people than understanding IT and security, Mr. Steckler concludes with some very good free advice. First, if youre a small or mid-size business and you have a relationship with a bank, you will almost certainly have an accounting firm. And that firm will do an audit, he says. An important part of this is to review internal controls. That accounting firm will know best practices, so talk to them. Number two, insurance companies have loss-prevention staff that will come to a business and run their own insurance analyses its in their interest to prevent loss. So for small to medium businesses there are professionals there who as part of their services to you will begin to give to you the required level of due diligence both in understanding the new security risks, and in dealing with them. CYBER From page 1 Were seeing billions of attacks on a quarterly basis. The speed, capacity and storage of information (from major) systems to handheld devices has expanded the universe of attacks. Ken Kilby, chief information security officer at BB&T
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 THE MOTLEY FOOL Return on EquityPart of becoming a better investor is learning how to evaluate companies. Return on equity (ROE) is a helpful tool for that. When a company generates earnings, there are many things it can do with that profit. For example, it can pay shareholders a dividend, pay down its debt, buy back shares of its company stock or reinvest in operations. ROE reveals how effectively reinvested earnings (and capital that shareholders originally invested in the company) are used to generate additional earnings. For example, profits might be used to acquire another company or to build a new factory. To determine how productive a company is with its net assets (assets minus liabilities), you can calculate its ROE. To do that, take one years (or four quarters) worth of earnings (often referred to as net income) from the income statement. Next, look at shareholders equity on the balance sheet. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB8 BUSINESS WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 NETWORKING Chamber members Go for the Gold at annual trade showWe 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.BOB RAYMOND / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 Larry Berg, Stephanie Kissinger and Tony McCormick 2 Lindsey Rees and Jeanna Courtney 3 Harlan Dam and Vicki Tracy 4. Larry Fontana, Dawn Hughes and Mike Tarantino 5. Brenda and Randy Thomas 6. Sue Huff and Karole Davis 7. Trish and Eric Borges 8. Emily Sousa and Jenny FoegenIberiaBank on Marco hosts a Physicians Regional Healthcare System lecture 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 Guest speaker Dr. Robert Tomsick, center, with Gerald and Patricia Jacoby 2 Nora and George Terian 3 Assistant branch manager Laura Burgo with bank mascot Peppers 4. Barbara Dameron and Susan Hunt 5. Emily and Herb Savage 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8
REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE LOCAL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B9WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012NABOR reports summer numbers on the increase SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYNaples area real estate activity remains strong this summer, with an increase in pending sales, closed sales and the median sales price, according to the newest report from the Naples Area Board of Realtors. The figures represent the overall Naples housing market for the 12-month period ending July 2012. NABOR tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island). If we look at July 2012 compared with July 2011, we see an average increase of 30 percent in each of the over $500,000 price categories, says Phil Wood, president and CEO of John R. Wood Realtors. In addition, inventory continues to decline. Single-family home inventory is down 14 percent and significantly below the 3,000 unit mark, says John Steinwand, president of Naples Realty Services. Inventory dropped in every price segment for single-family homes, and as of July 2012 there were only 2,889 properties available for purchase, he adds. The NABOR July report provides annual comparisons of single-family home and condominium sales (via the SunshineMLS), price ranges and geographic segmentation and includes an overall market summary. The numbers also indicate that, for the 12-month period ending July 2012: The overall median closed price increased 9 percent, from $175,000 to $190,000. Overall pending sales increased 16 percent in the $500,000 to $1 million category and 12 percent in the $1 million to $2 million category. Overall inventory decreased by 12 percent, from 7,010 6,188 in July 2012 (pending sales with contingent contracts are included in the overall inventory number). The average days on the market increased slightly, by 2 percent, from 173 to 176 days. Overall pending sales in the Naples coastal area increased 11 percent from 1,747 units to 1,940 units, and closed sales increased 11 percent, from 1,541 units to 1,718 units. View the entire report at www.naplesarea.com. On a premium site with sweeping g olf c ourse views in the Savona neighborhood of Mediterra, this estate home has four bedrooms plus an office and five full baths under nearly 4,400 airconditioned square feet. Interior details include a bar with a wine cooler and a dishwasher, extensive crown molding and designer baseboards throughout, marble and wood flooring, Andersen impact glass windows, fabric hurricane screening and a whole-house water filtration system. The expansive outdoor living area has a full kitchen and a double-sided fireplace, and the custom pool has a swimming lane and multiple rock waterfalls. Built in 2005 and within walking distance to the Mediterra Club, this estate home is listed for $2.799 million by David William Auston of Amerivest Realty. Call 280-5433, e-mail email@example.com or visit www. davidnaples.com. House Hunting: h e me n e e 9 COURTESY PHOTOS15817 Savona Way, Mediterra Our Portfolio of Southwest Floridas Rental Properties RENTAL DIVISION239.262.4242 800.749.7368RentNaples.com PremierSothebysRealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each Oce Is Independently Owned And Operated.NAPLES AREAQuail Run VerandasRenovated 1st oor corner condominium. 2BR/2BAs. $1,200Moorings Port-au-VillaBayside, 1st foor 2BR/2BAs, furnished. $1,800Park Shore Harbour Cove ClubNicely furnished 2BR/2BAs on the bay. 2nd oor, pool & bay views, close to Venetian Village. $1,800WyndemereGated community, 2BR+den, 2nd oor with elevator. Covered parking. $2,200 Sterling OaksDesirable gated tennis community, 2-story home with 3BR+loft/2.5 BAs. $2,500Park Shore-VistasUpdated, beachfront building, 2BR/2BAs, 16th oor, gulf views, unfurnished. $2,500Pelican Marsh Island Cove Beautiful detached villa, 2BR+den, 2-car garage, furnished. $3,000Imperial Golf Estates Unfurnished 5BR+den with pool and summer kitchen. Unfurnished. $4,700 Olde Cypress Furnished pool home with 3BR+den/3BAs. Golf transfer available for fee. $5,500Pelican Bay MarbellaFurnished 2BR/3BA including Health, Concierge and Room Service. $6,000FT. MYERSESTERO BONITA SPRINGS AREA Bonita Bay Oakwood Lake VillasRarely available 3BR/2.5BA villa overlooking golf course. 2-car attached garage. Unfurnished. $1,700Bonita Bay Sandpiper1st oor residence, 3BR/2BAs, unfurnished. $1,800Mediterra Calabria 3BR+den/3BAs 1st oor carriage home. 2-car garage REDUCED $2,500 South Ft. Myers Belle LagoSingle family home with 2BR + den and pool. Furnished. $3,500Bonita Bay EstanciaGulf and Golf views. 3BR/3BAs 2,867 sq. ft. Furnished. $4,000 The Colony -Bellagio Furnished pool home, 4BR/3.5BAs. Pets with approval. REDUCED $4,500
Enjoy Resort Style Living at Village Walk and Island Walk of North Naples! Serving North Naples and surrounding area.Stop by our on-site Village Walk office Mon-Fri 10-3 Sat-Sun 10-3.All homes now on re-sale market and priced from the low 200's to 500's. Illustrated PropertiesJoanne Ciesielski | 239.287.6732 Brian Carey | 239.370.8687 OPPORTUNITY Village Walk Town Center is the focus of the community's unique lifestylea lifestyle people dream about; meeting friends for a swim, a work out or a set of tennis..then grab bing lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant...relaxing to the soothing sounds of fountains or taking a relaxing stroll back home around the many lakes and footbridges. Village Walk o ers a full array of activities, and full recreational facilities reserved exclusively for resident's use with no equity or membership fees! Schedule a private tour of this award winning community today! Island Walk o ers luxury resort style living yets its the way of life enjoyed everyday by the residents! e Town Center is reserved for the exclusive use of the residents and there are no equity or membership fees to enjoy this unique lifestyle. e heart of the community is the unique Town Center that has an appealing country club feel and o ers meeting rooms, open air community pool and lap pool, state of the art tness center, putting greens, working post o ce, on site restaurant, lighted Har-Tru Tennis courts, gas pumps, beauty salon, nail salon, and so much more! Schedule a private tour of this award wining community today.Pristine Pool Home! Pristine 4BR,3.5BA Carlyle with Southern exposure, features plenty of windows to let in the natural light! Cherry, bright neutral interior, upgraded throughout, screened lanai with lake views and heated pool. OWNER WILL CONSIDER ALL REASONABLE OFFERS. $465,000 ISLAND WALKLOOK NO FURTHER! Once you see this 2BR, 2BA Carpi with PRIVATE CUSTOM POOL and SPA you will want to make it yours! This lovely villa is located on a larger home-site and is just steps from the Town Center and all the wonderful amenities Island Walk has to offer! The home is just prefect for the full time resident or an occasional vacation home! CHECK IT OUT TODAY! $279,900 VILLAGE WALKOakmont 3BR,2.5BA with huge screened patio facing South. Full hurricane shutters, great location and a spotless home. $367,000 Well cared for Oakmont 3BR,2.5BA Single family home on a wide, cul-de-sac! The home is located in the middle of the community, and offers pool, granite in the kitchen, crown molding, and new a/c unit. $399,000 MAKE OFFER
Were here for you. Worldwide. GLADES COUNTRY CLUB, NAPLES Outstanding opportunity to live the good life in this bundled golf community with two courses. Charming condo has a picture perfect setting with golf course views. 2BD 2BA $139,900 To view, call 239 692-9449. GULF FRONT, NAPLES Make this gulf-front luxury condominium your own with the $40,000 decorating allowance! Wonderful sunset views! 2BD+Den 2BA 1GA $639,000 Call for all details 239 692-9449. PELICAN LANDING, BONITA SPRINGS Courtyard home with spacious guest house at Pelican Landings in an excellent value! Open and airy. 4BD+Den 3BA 3GA $698,500 Call to schedule a tour 239 692-9449. FOREST GLEN, NAPLES with views of the lake and 5th green. Bundled golf community rich with amenities including gorgeous clubhouse. 2BD+Den 2BA $159,000 Call for details 239 692-9449. SORRENTO TOWER, BONITA SPRINGS The Colony Golf & Beach Club. Unique and spacious mezzanine level residence with southern expose makes the unit light and bright. Extended patio. 3BD 3BA 1GA $529,000 Call for details 239 692-9449. MARCO ISLAND Very clean pool home has landscaping creates privacy. Area of highest elevation on the island. 3BD 2BA 2GA $279,000 See it today! Call 239 692-9449. Pelican Isle III #803: Expansive water views, new A/C units, 3/3 open oorplan, 2 lanais, turnkey furnished. $759,000 INTEGRITY EXPERTISE DIRECTION FOR REAL ESTATE AMERIVEST Realty Pelican Isle III #601: 3050SF spacious end unit,w/ two lg. wrap around lanais, Gulf/River/Bay views. $989,000 www.WigginsPass.com firstname.lastname@example.org GENE FOSTER 239.253.8002 BRIDGETTE FOSTER 239.253.8001 Pelican Isle II #302: 3/3, wood rs., fresh paint, 2 lanais,Gulf views, Laplaya Membership available. $765,000 Pelican Isle II #303: Walk into breathtaking views, wood oors, granite kit. wine cooler, plantation shutters, furnished. $829,000 Pelican Isle III # PH-04: Penthouse completely redone, gourmet kitchen,10ft ceilings, oversized lanai, amazing Gulf views! $2,500,000 Pelican Isle Boat Slips: Boaters dream 1200 yards from your slip to the Gulf of Mexico with no bridges. Imperial Golf Estates 2119 Imperial Golf Course Blvd: Renovated 3233SF, chefs kitchen w/6 top gas stove, replace, lg.lanai, pool, lake view. $889,000 Residences of Pelican IsleOpen House Sunday, August 26th 1-4pm
A I Nb Atbb A Ptn Tfr Mb Sb Irb Tfr Sn 239.598.2370 13659 Manchester Lane I Naples, FL 34109 I ManchesterSquareWCI.com 95 9 1 1 Imm o k a l e e Rd d d d d . Good lette-Frank Rd. A i rport Pulling R d. Livin g ston R d N aple s N N Va n d er b ilt Beac h R d Pine Ri dg e R d. M a nc he s t er r r Sq ua q q r e Whippoo r w ill La ne Osc e ola Tr a i l Exit 1 07 E E x i t 11 1 Ti b u rn Va derbi a n ilt Beac ch Su n-N-F u n L a g oon Wate rs side Shops at Pel elican Bay p Me r ca t o Whether youre grilling with friends or letting the kids romp on the playground, the Clubhouse at Manchester Square complements the way you live. Stay in shape at the state-of-the-art tness center. When you return home, take a relaxing swim in the pool or hit the court for a pick-up basketball game. With an unbeatable North Naples location close to dining, shopping and beaches, plus seven fabulous single-family home designs oering from 1,557 to 3,395 sq. of air-conditioned living area, Manchester Square oers the latest in Naples lifestyle livingyour lifestyle.Amenities that enhance your life. New Homes from the $220,000s The Experience Is Everything. Final Phase RELEASED!*Offer good on select inventory homes. Offer expires September 30, 2012. Contact WCI Sales Manager for details. Pictures shown may not be actual homes listed, but a representation of home designs available. Some photographs may be of locations or activities not in the community. Pricing and availability subject to change without notice. Void where prohibited. Offer is subject to change or cancellation without notice. All references to clubs and membership opportunities and other amenities are subject to fees, dues and availability. WCI Communities, Inc. All rights reserved. CBC058372 Gardenia II Magnolia MODELDESCRIPTION A/C SQ. FT. HOMESITE/ ADDRESS WASNOW*AVAILABLEMagnolia4BR/3BA, 2-Car Garage2,688D11$401,695$381,695NovemberGardenia II5BR/3BA, 3-Car Garage2,805C8$426,750$406,750September M M l l i i Take Advantage of SPECIAL PRICING on Select Inventory Homes
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WINNER #1 COMMUNITY AND #1 CLUBHOUSE IN THE UNITED STATES!* ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATION OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, M AKE REFERENCE TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. This is not intended to be an offering or solicitation of sale in any jurisdiction where the development is not registered in accordance with applic able law or where such offering or solicitation would otherwise be prohibited by law. Prices, plans, artists renderings, photos, land uses, dimensions, specications, improvements, materials, amenities and availability are subject to change without notice. Copyright 2012, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Lakes is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporatio n. Discover Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, an award-winning fusion of architecture, waterfront homes, ve-star resort style amenities and vibrant lifestyle. Water-ski, sail or sh on the 700 acre freshwater lake, play golf on the Arthur Hills signature championship golf course, hone your tennis skills, enjoy a luxurious treatment at the full-service European style spa, attend one of hundreds of events on the social calendar or simply relax in the dreamy beachside cabanas on our three miles of private white sandy beach. Its all here, in one luxurious location unparalleled in Florida. New homes from $600,000 to over $5 million. 08222312-1878*National Association of Home Builders GOLD AWARD winner for Community of the Year, the only Florida Winner in 31 years, and NAHB Gold Award for Best Clubhouse.NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 B23 Treat yourself to a tour of new models at The Strada SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYInterior designers from Clive Daniel Home will dish up the scoop on how to take a vanilla residence and churn it into a sweet Naples retreat at an ice cream social and new model home tour from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at The Strada at Mercato. Interior designer Charlie Hansen and design consultant Rebekah RerrettPikosky will share how they transformed four plain vanilla boxes (real estate terminology for an unfinished designer-ready unit) into warm and inviting homes that cater to a sophisticated clientele. Among the newly finished models on tour are a nautically-inspired residence anchored with a navy blue and white schematic; a coastal retreat condominium accented with seaside blues, sunny creams and fresh corals; a city chic residence emboldened with shades of gray, black and white; and a transitional elegance pied--terre featuring a subdued formality highlighted by hues of sage green and brown. Neapolitans love ice cream and tasteful design. This new model home tour double dips on both trends, says Todd Kendall, director of developer sales for Premier Sothebys International Realty, the real estate division of the Lutgert C ompanies. This is a fun way to introduce our newest models during the final days of summer. The ice cream social begins at the amenity deck where guests will receive a cupcake courtesy of Mercatos popular sweet shop Grace and Shellys Cupcakes. The tour starts off with a look at a vanilla residence before visiting four models. After completing the tour, guests will gather in the sales center for sundaes and ice cream cones and the chance to put their names in a drawing to win a weeks worth of cupcakes. The afternoon is part of the exciting The Strada at Mercato/Clive Daniel Home partnership that offers new buyers of unfurnished, two-bedroom residences at The Strada a $20,000 gift certificate for Clive Daniel furniture and accessories and complimentary custom decorating services. Two-bedroom residences at The Strada are offered at $599,000; other units range from $390,000 to $1,270,000. All residents enjoy urban resort living with amenities including a fitness center and a rooftop heated pool, gas grills and fire pit. Guests for the ice cream social and model home tours must sign up by Thursday, Aug. 23, by calling The Strada sales center at 594-9400 by Thursday, Aug. 23. Space is limited, and ice cream cones and cupcakes are limited to two per family.
www.JackiStrategos.com2 level condo, on the water. New kitchen & baths. Multiple balconies. Bright and cheerful. Model Village $229,000 BEAUTIFUL VIEWS Smokehouse Bay $165,000 IDEAL LOCATIONOutstanding buy for this delightful unit in popular complex. 2 BR/2 BA. Super amenities. Jacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro239-370-1222JStrategos@att.net Richard Droste Realtor239email@example.com Floor end unit with soaring ceilings. Top quality w/every detail. All large rooms 2 BR/2 BA + den. Mystic Greens Lely Resort-$313,900 NO MANDATORY FEES NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 B25 OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY 8/26 2PM Your Home... in Golf Paradise!Quail Creek Village10368 Quail Crown Drive Chris Lecca eLeccaTeam@gmail.com www.LetsMoveToNaples.com239.776.5423 3 Bedrooms plus Den, 2.5 Bath, 2 Car Garage$299,000Quail Creek Village's Finest! is gorgeous, recently renovated, move-in ready Single Family home in Quail's Nest is just what you are looking for! Featuring a open and airy layout with Formal Living Room/Den, Dining Room, Remodeled Kitchen (2008) with Custom Cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Counters, Over & Under Cabinet Lighting, and Large Family Room. Also in 2008, new tile oors on the diagonal, carpet, Hurricane Shutters, alarm system, Wood Plantation Shutters, Window Treatments, Light Fixtures, and Completely New Roof were all installed. is home is located just steps away from the Quail's Nest Clubhouse Pool! Quail Creek Village features a Gordy Lewis designed, 69 hole golf course and equity club with 340 members. ere are also Tennis Courts, Clubhouses, and Pools. Club and Golf Equity included. Mary H. Raymond(239) 269-6105 www.maryraymond.com firstname.lastname@example.org Years in DE and PA and 12 Years in Naples doing Real Estate TARPON COVE: New Listing:3/2 villa w/2car gar. Furnished. $410,000 PARK SHORE LANDING: 2+den/2 just like new. New windows and turnkey. Beautiful Bay view. $675,000 Make Offer. MARINA BAY CLUB : 2/2 furnished unit with granite kitchen updated for you. Take your boat and go from pass to Gulf. *REDUCED* COVE INN : 2nd unit all updated and overlooking bay. 3rd oor unit with huge balcony overlooking bay and has kitchenette. Also updated. PARKSHORE RESORT: 2nd totally updated unit.In rental pool. GULFCOAST INN : Just Listed. West of 41 and furnished condo/hotel. Great investment or private usage.Live large in Tiburon condominiumMarquesa Royal model has nearly 3,000 square feetWCI Communities newest condominium model at Tiburn is in the three-story Marquesa Royale and features interiors by Beasley and Henley Interior Design. With nearly 3,000 square feet under air, the residence has three bedrooms and a media room. In the kitchen, a storage area has been converted to a bar with an under-counter wine refrigerator, glass tile backsplash and upper cabinets with glass doors, an option offered to homebuyers through WCIs Design Studio. Marquesa Royale penthouse homes are priced from the $800,000s and offer great room floor plans and wrap-around loggias with golf views. Each home has a private elevator, enclosed garage, designer appliances and upgrades. For more information, stop by the Tiburn sales center at the entrance to the community on Airport-Pulling Road north of Vanderbilt Beach Road in North Naples or visit www.TiburonWCI.com. COURTESY PHOTOSCOURTESY PHOTOSMiromar Design Center prepares for Richlin Interiors showroomsRichlin Interiors is opening two new showrooms at Miromar Design Center featuring contemporary home products from luxury European lines. Scheduled to open early fall, the new showrooms will offer kitchen and bath elements, furniture, custom doors, closets and wardrobes and lighting from premier product lines including Poliform-Varenna, Flexform, Dedon, Rifra and Tre-Pi. We want to be located in the heart of the interior design industry in Southwest Florida, says Maxine Corbett, the principal owner of Richlin Interiors. The design centers accessibility to Southwest Florida International Airport provides the firms diverse clientele a convenient place for work and collaboration on local projects, she adds. The new showrooms will be on the first floor of Miromar Design Center. For more information, call 659-3007 or visit www. RichlinInteriors.com. Outdoor furniture by Dedon, top, and bathroom fittings by Rifra are among the lines that will be featured in the new Richlin Interiors showrooms at the Miromar Design Center
41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Pkwy. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island Florida Weeklys Open Houses Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise markedwww.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB26 REAL ESTATE AUGUST 23-29, 2012 >$300,0001 OLD NAPLES WARWICK CLUB 280 2nd Avenue South #102 $345,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Carol Steeves 239.240.7809 >$400,0002 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1602 From $400,000 PSIR Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Sun 12-4 3 MERCATO THE STRADA 9123 Strada Place From $400,000 PSIR Call 239.594.9400 Mon-Sat 10-8 & Sun 12-8 4 PARK SHORE BELAIR 3602 Belair Lane #7 $449,000 PSIR Richard Culp 239.290.2200 Open Friday 8/24 1-4pm>$500,0005 BONITA BAY ESPERIA & TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive From $500,000 PSIR Call 239.495.1105 Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 10-5 6 PARK SHORE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Blvd. North #1403 $525,000 PSIR Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 7 MARCO ISLAND ROYAL SEAFARER 300 South Collier Blvd. #702 $545,000 PSIR Angelica Andrews 239.595.7653 8 MERCATO THE STRADA 9115 Strada Place #5511 $569,000 PSIR David Milner 239.223.6023 9 MERCATO THE STRADA 9115 Strada Place #5414 $599,000 PSIR David Milner 239.223.6023>$600,000 10 TWINEAGLES 12300 Wisteria Drive $695,000 PSIR Dayle Cartwright 239.595.7853 >$700,00011 PELICAN BAY CHANTECLAIR 5924 Chanteclair Drive $725,000 PSIR Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 12 PELICAN ISLES CONDOMINIUMS 435 Dockside Dr 729,000 2,500,000 Amerivest Realty Bridgette Foster 239.253.8001 Sunday 1-4 13 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $799,000 PSIR Call 239.594.1700 Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 12-5>$800,00014 TWINEAGLES 12312 Wisteria Drive $830,000 PSIR John DAmelio 239.961.5996>$1,000,000 15 MOORINGS ADMIRALTY POINT 2332 Gulfshore Blvd. North #608 $1,095,000 PSIR Jeri Richey 239.269.2203 16 PARK SHORE 502 Whispering Pine Lane $1,195,000 PSIR Linda Ohler 239.404.6460 17 BONITA BAY HIDDEN HARBOR 27231 Lakeway Court $1,275,000 PSIR Lynda Kennedy 239.564.1579 18 PARK SHORE THE SAVOY 4041 Gulf Shore Blvd. North #301 $1,350,000 PSIR Gary Blaine 239.595.2912 Also Available: #103 $795,000; #105 $525,000 19 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,500,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Mon-Sat 9-5 & Sun 12-5 20 OLD NAPLES ISLA MAR 1006 5th Street South #503 $1,700,000 PSIR Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 21 PELICAN BAY ST RAPHAEL 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd. #1709 $1,895,000 PSIR Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 Also Available: #909 $1,650,000; #609 $1,550,000; #601 $1,525,000; #901 $1,495,000; #1907 $1,365,000; #11 $850,000>$2,000,00022 OLD NAPLES 120 5th Avenue South $2,295,000 PSIR Dana Marcum 239.434.2424 23 VILLAS ESCALANTE 260 5th Avenue South #H3 $2,395,000 Naples Estate Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.465.4645 1-4 pm 24 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive #407 From $2,500,000 PSIR Call 239.514.5050 Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 12-5 25 COQUINA SANDS NAPLES CASAMORE 1752 Gulf Shore Blvd. North From $2,800,000 PSIR Call 239.963.4242 Open Daily 12-4>$3,000,00026 OLD NAPLES 175 3rd Street South $3,450,000 PSIR Celine Julie Godof 239.404.9917 >$10,000,00027 PORT ROYAL 1007 Galleon Drive $10,900,000 PSIR Scott Pearson 239.300.3534 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 24 27 26 21
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INSIDE A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTION BROUGHT TO YOU BY:The 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 Jane Eyre, continuedBook reviewer Phil Jason likes what he reads in new offering by Joanna Campbell Slan. C16 Can do withoutMovie critic Dan Hudak says Expendables 2 is just that. C11 Have a seatCalled a cricket in the old days, petite footstools gave youngsters a place to perch. C12 THE INSISTENT TAP-TAP-TAP OF A HAMMER DRIVING nails into the wall. The low murmur of two voices speaking, first one, then the other responding. The quiet statement of footsteps in a spacious room, with an occasional squeak of rubber sole on the wooden floor. The ominous rumble of thunder from a late afternoon rain, grumbling just above the roof. To John Cage, it would have been a symphony.BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com The Naples Art Association shines the spotlight on its member artists with the fifth annual Non-Juried All Artist Member Show of Shows at The von Liebig Art Center, featuring works in all media by 112 area artists. A preview reception takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24. Sponsored by Walmart, the reception is a benefit of NAA membership. Nonmembers are welcome at $10 per person. Everyone who attends the preview reception will have the opportunity to vote in the Peoples Choice election for Best of Show (for a $200 prize) and First Place ($100). Voting will be overseen by the Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office. In addition, two $75 Blick Art Materials gift certificates that will be awarded. Winners will beMember artists in the spotlight at The von LiebigThe Bob Rauschenberg Gallery pays tribute to John CageSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________SEE ART SHOW, C5 GE CATHE JOHN CAGE TRUST / COURTESY IMAGESEE CAGE, C4 i b C C
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 After all, he was the man who composed in which musicians are instructed to sit quietly with their instruments. (The purpose is for the audience to be aware of sounds of everyday life.) Cage might have called the above series of overlapping sounds Impromptu Prelude to a 100th Birthday Happening. It was the music of a recent afternoon at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery as curator Ron Bishop and guest curator Jade Dellinger, assisted by artist Lawrence Voytek, worked on hanging the upcoming exhibit, Things Not Seen Before: A Tribute to John Cage (With 33 1/3 Performed by Audience). Mr. Dellinger and Laura Kuhn, executive director of the John Cage Trust, will speak at the opening reception, which runs from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24. The exhibit runs through Oct. 13. It seems the perfect time to pay tribute to Cage. This is the centennial of his birth, Mr. Dellinger says. Its been 20 years since his death in 1992. And its been 10 years since Ron (Bishop) curated a seminal exhibition here, The Visual Art of John Cage. This year, all around the world, concerts, symposiums, festivals and exhibitions are celebrating Cage the composer/ artist/innovator. Considered the most prominent experimental American composer of the 20th century, he was also known for his experiments in the visual arts. He and his life partner of 50 years, choreographer/dancer Merce Cunningham, were longtime friends with artist Robert Rauschenberg. The three collaborated, inspired and influenced each other, spurring each other on to greater artistic heights. In a video interview at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Rauschenberg said of Cage: We were soul mates right from the very beginning, philosophically or spiritually. (It was Cage who helped Rauschenberg create his 1953 work, Automobile Tire Print, by driving his Model A through black house paint and across sheets of typewriter paper.) They were very intimate friends, longtime collaborators, Mr. Dellinger says. The Things Not Seen Before exhibit combines and expands projects initiated by the Tampa Museum of Art and Tempus Projects and includes many pieces not exhibited before. The show displays a number of works by Cage, as well as works by artists influenced by him. This show is a little different for us, Mr. Bishop says. The gallery typically exhibits works by one artist that show that artists development, he explains. This time were going to have, in different ways, work from 40 people, but they can all be traced back to John Cage, this major thinker of the 20th century. This is work we may not have had, if not for John Cage.Cages workTo enter the exhibit, attendees have to walk through a portrait of Cage by Florida artist Theo Wujcik. Based on a photo Mr. Wujcik took of Cage in Florida in the 1980s, the portrait hangs over the gallerys entryway in 2-inch mylar strips. Its a haunting image of Cage, ghostly, Mr. Dellinger says. People pass through, seeing things through the image of Cage. The guest curator devoted an entire wall to Cages own visual work, beginning with what he says are the first two he ever made. It includes a lithograph and one of eight plexigrams he made in 1969 as a tribute to Marcel Duchamp, called Not Wanting to Say Anything About Marcel. The plexigram consists of a series of plexiglass panels standing in slots in a wood base, with various letters and words of differing typeface on them. Placement of the panels in each plexigram was determined by the I-Ching. They were a big influence on Rauschenberg. This is a good example of that, Mr. Dellinger says. The show also has a page from the 1969 original score, Busoni Chart for HPSCHD. (The Museum of Modern Art in New York City also owns a page of the score.) Mr. Dellinger notes that Cage wrote it in red ink, which makes it very difficult to read, especially as the ink has faded over the decades. Its like disappearing ink, he says. He wouldve liked that. Also on display: three pages from the trial proofs of his Mushroom Book. In 1962, he got really interested in mushrooms, Mr. Dellinger explains. He co-founded the Mycological Society. These are his journal words about mushrooms. Theyre cutups, collages of some of the maps where they would hunt mushrooms, along with overlapping text. He wanted you to have to really search to read the text as diligently as you would if you were looking for mushrooms. One line mentions Duchamp, Zen and Buckminster Fuller. Another line reads, No mushrooms in the woods. Lets go buy some real ones. Placement of the text and maps in Mushroom Book was also determined by the I-Ching. Cage, who possessed a strong interest in Buddhism, often used chance operations in his work. Mr. Dellinger includes in the show a note Cage wrote to him and an outline of his left hand, which he traced. When Mr. Dellinger was an art history student at the University of South Florida, he wrote a couple of fan letters/inquiries to the artist. I knew he was very influential on visual artists I was studying: Duchamp, Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, he says. He was very thoughtful in his response My line of inquiry was, how do you see the work of Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, how do you categorize them? He wasnt interested in categorizing As he wrote: I am very happy to have known Marcel Duchamp and to be living still in the time of Rauschenberg I am not interested in the names of movements, but rather in seeing and making things not seen before. Mr. Dellinger employed that last phrase as the name of his exhibit. He also employed Cages use of change operations in determining how the show would be hung. Randomly numbering the work of the other artists, and randomly numbering a grid of where works could be hung, he then picked numbers from two baseball hats to determine placement of the work.Cages influenceThe exhibit includes Sound Holes, a series of 21 black and white photogravures by Christian Marclay. (Mr. Marclay was the only artist named in Time magazines recent 100 Most Influential People, Mr. Dellinger notes.) The images show the circular patterns of intercom speakers in elevators and apartment buildings in Europe and U.S. His work is tied to the representation of sound, says Mr. Dellinger. He was a DJ in the late 1970s/early s. He became an inventor of turntablism, using the turntable as an instrument. Things Not Seen Before also includes two 1973 Rauschenberg prints using chance procedure and cut-up newspapers. Other works in the show by artists influenced by Cage include small lithographs by Nam June Paik, a 1977 photograph by performance artist Laurie Anderson (of her tape bow violin, which used videotape, not horsehair, on the bow) and Audio Environmental Transformation, a 2003 pencil-on-paper flowchart by former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne. The center of the gallery holds the dozen record players and hundreds of albums that make up the participatory 1/3 Performed by Audience. (See sidebar for more information.) Mr. Bishop is pleased the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery is hosting this exhibit. Its a big-time show, he says. It fits into national (celebrations.) Im excited that (the show will be here during) Cages birthday, on Sept. 5. I dont know if John Cage ever saw boundaries; music overlapped to visual things. Its an exciting show, he says. Its provocative, challenging, smart. CAGEFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOJohn Cage popularized the prepared piano, where sound was altered by placing objects on or between strings. COURTESY PHOTOSome Sound Holes by Christian Marclay. Things Not Seen Before: A Tribute to John Cage>> When: Aug. 24-Oct. 13 >> Where: The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Edison State College, 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers >> Cost: Free >> Info: 489-9313 >> Opening reception: 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, with a 7 p.m. talk with curator Jade Dellinger and Laura Kuhn, executive director of the John Cage Trust. Sonic Combine, featuring Kat Epple, Lauren Getford and Lawrence Voytek, will perform alternative music. >> Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. MondayFriday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday. Its the coolest record collection on the planet, Jade Dellinger declares. Hes talking about the more than 300 vinyl records in the participatory art piece titled 1/3 Performed by Audience. Its situated smack in the middle of Things Not Seen Before: A Tribute to John Cage, the exhibit Mr. Dellinger guest curated that opens the Bob Rauschenberg Gallerys 2012-2013 season. 1/3 Performed by Audience consists of 12 black Crosley record players housed on white pedestals, and record collections requested from artists and musicians who knew or were influenced by John Cage. Gallery visitors can listen to whatever albums they want; anywhere from one to a dozen record players can be playing at the same time. There are moments of total cacophony and then moments of clarity and beautiful melody that you could have never predicted, Mr. Dellinger says. When he asked people to provide records for the piece, he says, there were no restrictions; he let them choose whatever they wanted to contribute. Artist Christian Marclay donated 35 red vinyl records ranging from Elvis to Devo to death metal. Yoko Ono gave albums that she, John Lennon, Sean Lennon and Julian Lennon recorded. Jack White, formerly of The White Stripes, sent 10 records he pressed especially for this project. The artist John Baldessari had his archivist go to his home and randomly pick 10 from his personal collection. Then later, he sent an 11th record Early Sound Effects, Vol. 9, from 1969. Others who donated records include Alex James (Blur), Iggy Pop, Mark Mothersbaugh (Devo), Richie Ramone (The Ramones), Meredith Monk, William Wegman, Graham Nash, Bryan Ferry (Roxy Music), David Harrington (Kronos Quartet), Vito Acconci, Jim Rosenquist, Ed Ruscha, David Byrne and Emil Schult (Kraftwerk). David Bowie and Brian Eno respectfully declined to participate but expressed interest and support in the project. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers were so hugely influenced by John Cage, Mr. Dellinger says. They responded with such reverence. Cage, he adds, was famous for saying that he only wanted to listen to a record once, because it sounded the same every time you played it. 1/3 is a way of playing records so they sound different every time. Weird things happen, he says about how the music sounds at any given time as gallery visitors choose which records to play. Sometimes everything aligns. Playing at 33 1/3BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 C5 MACARONI ROSA PENNE CARDINALE DI BEPPO 1893 SALAD CHICKEN GLORIOSO & MACARONI ROSA BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! BACK TO BUCA WEVE B ROUGHT BACK A FEW CLASSICS FOR A LIMITED TIME! ANY PURCHASE OF $20 OR MORE$10off NAPLES8860 Tamiami Trail North 239.596.6662One coupon per visit per table. Minimum purchase of $20 required excluding tax, tip or gratuity. Must be presented at time of purchase. Not valid with any other offers or discounts. Unauthorized internet distribution, replication or resale is strictly prohibited. Not refundable or redeemable for cash. Not valid on banquet and group menus, alcohol, merchandise and purchase of gift cards. Offer must be surrendered upon redemption. VALID FOR DINE IN ONLY. Expires 9/30/12. Ope Dail for Lunc & DinnerBUCADIBEPPO.COM announced Aug. 31 on the NAA website, www.naplesart.org. A full list of Show of Shows exhibiting artists is available on the website. The exhibition will remain on display through Oct. 5. Regular hours at The von Liebig Art Center are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, call 262-6517. ART SHOWFrom page 1 The fth annual Non-Juried, All Artist Member Show of Shows sponsored by the Naples Art Association>> When: Aug. 27-Oct. 5 >> Preview reception: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 (free for NAA members, $10 for others) >> Where: The von Liebig Art Center >> Info: 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org COURTESY IMAGESAbove: Art David Naples Pier Memorial Day 2011 digital photograph image composition Right: Anne Chaddock Carnavale in Venice watercolor
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 The Show www.bobharden.comNews and commentary you can use to help you enjoy life on the Paradise Coast.Streamed live, Monday-Friday, 7-8 a.m. The show is archived for your listening convenience. Brought to you in part by like us on facebook WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Theater Art of Murder By Theatre Conspiracy through Sept. 1 at the Alliance of the Arts, Fort Myers. A matinee begins at 2 p.m. Aug. 26. 936-3239 or www.theatreconspiracy.org.Five Kinds of Silence By The Laboratory Theater of Florida Aug. 24-25 at 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com. Thursday, Aug. 23 Wine Time Sample 8-year-old muscadet and 22-year-old bourgueil, among other wines, at the Loire Valley wine tasting from 5-7 p.m. at Bleu Provence and Bleu Cellar, 1234 Eighth St. S. The $12 charge covers wines and hors doeuvres. Stay for dinner and get a $10 credit on your wine check. Reservations: 261-8239.Jazz Jam Join Jebry and friends for a jazz jam from 6-9 p.m. at New York Pizza and Pasta. 11140 Tamiami Trail N. 594-3500. History Lesson Naples Backyard History presents Naples Then and Now, a lecture and aerial photography exhibit by Art Ullmann, from 6-9 p.m. Free. 1170 Third St. S. 774-2978 or www. naplesbackyardhistory.net. Margaritaville Tribute The Stage presents a Jimmy Buffet tribute show at 7:15 p.m. 9144 Bonita Beach Road. Bonita Springs. Call about more tribute shows on the schedule, including The Eagles, Neil Diamond and Fleetwood Mac. 405-8566. Open Mic South Street City Oven Bar & Grill hosts Frankie Colt and guests for open mic night starting at 9 p.m. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 435-9333. Friday, Aug. 24 Florida Flick Sit back for a free screening of Wind Across the Everglades, starring Burl Ives and Peter Falk and filmed in and around Goodland, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Collier County Museum. 3331 Tamiami Trail E. 252-8476 or www.colliermuseums.com. Show of Shows The Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center hosts a preview reception for its Show of Shows exhibition from 5:307:30 p.m. See story on page C1. Art Party An opening reception Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity is set for 5-7 p.m. in the arts complex at Florida Gulf Coast University. 590-7199 or email@example.com. Back to School Bash The Collier County Sheriffs Office hosts a party for local kids at 6-9 p.m. at Sun-n-Fun Lagoon at North Collier Regional Park. The fun includes water slides, music, dancing games, roller-skating and more. Deputies will serve Sno-cones, popcorn and hot dogs. Say Cheese Celebrate American Artisan Cheese Month by sampling and learning about a variety of artisanal cheeses from creameries across the United States in a class from 6-7:30 p.m. at Whole Foods in Mercato. $10. Preregistration required. 552-5100 or www. wholefoodsmarket.com/naples. Rock n Roll Memories Brylcream performs A Tribute to Old Time Rock n Roll starting at 7 p.m. at The Islander Restaurant. 1093 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 389-4545 or www. islandermarco.com. Saturday, Aug. 25 All That Jazz Enjoy a celebration of Dixieland jazz from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S. 213-3049.Charity Slots A slot tournament from 1-9 p.m. at Seminole Casino Immokalee will benefit The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. $10 entry fee. www. seminolecasinoimmokalee.com.Dog Daze Hammond Stadium presents Dog Daze #5, including a pet expo and free Miracle dog leashes, as part of the Miracle vs. the Palm Beach Cardinals game that begins at 6:05 p.m. 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy., Fort Myers. 768-4210.Jazz on the Beach New Groove City performs as part of the 27th annual SummerJazz on the Gulf series beginning at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. The series continues Sept. 22 with Eight to the Bar. 261-2222 www .naplesbeachhotel.com. It Takes Two Brush up on your tango technique with a lesson at 7:30 p.m. and stay for milonga beginning at 8 p.m. at Repun Tango Naples. $15 per person. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184. Favorite Hits Ron Stanley performs from 4-7 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www.MiromarOutlets.com. Sunday, Aug. 26 Happy Birthday, Marco Join the fun when the city of Marco Island celebrates its 15th birthday from noon to 3 p.m. at the San Marco Fire Department. All are welcome to enjoy familyfriendly games and refreshments. 1280 San Marco Road. 389-3917. Music Jam Freds Food, Fun & Spirits hosts a singer/songwriter workshop and jam session from 5-6:30 p.m., followed by The Notorious Band of Misfits from 7-10 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or www.fredsnaples.com. More Music South Street City Oven Bar & Grill presents The Sheffield Crew beginning at 9:30 p.m. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 435-9333 or www.southstreetnaples.com. Monday, Aug. 27 Make Arrangements Learn to make fall flower arrangements in a class from 1-2:30 p.m. at Whole Foods in Mercato. Vases, scissors and flowers will be provided. $10. Pre-registration required. 552-5100 or www.wholefoodsmarket.com. For the Cats Its Brigids Crossing Day at Barbatella, when the restaurant donates 25 percent of the price of every pizza served to the cat sanctuary in North Naples. 1290 Third St. S. 2631955 or www.barb atellanaples.com. Movie Time The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents a screening and discussion of The Grocers Son beginning at 7 p.m. $8. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. More Movies The Fort Myers Film Festival presents TGIM: Thank God for Indie Mondays with host Eric Raddatz at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 7 p.m. Tonights show: Journey to Jamaa, the story of brother and sister orphans who travel across Africa in search of their remaining family. $5. www.fortmyersfilmfestival.com. Jazz and Dancing Take to the dance floor as Jebry jazzes things up from 6-9 p.m. at Mongellos. 4221 Tamiami Trail E. 793-2644. Tuesday, Aug. 28 Painting Classes Christine George instructs an oil painting class at Rosen Gallery & Studios, 2172 J&C Blvd. $85 per class. Reservations required. (727) 560-8264. Meet artist Madelon Grosky, whose Take One Step at a Time is above, during the opening reception for the Summertime Blues exhibit from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 24 at The Sweet Art Gallery. Also featured in the show, which hangs until Sept. 21, are works by abstract expressionists Nancy Siebert and Marilyn Crawford. Free. 2054 Trade Center Way. 597-2110.
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Now its Theatre Conspiracys turn. Its easy to see why this play is so attractive to theater companies. Its witty and suspenseful. It deals with artists and the New York art world and, as its title promises, it also contains murder. And there are only four characters: Annie and Jack, her famous artist husband, their maid Kate and Vincent, Jacks New York art dealer. The story: Annie and Jack have invited Vincent to their Connecticut house for dinner. Something is up, because theyre very concerned that the maid (Brittany Albury, whos quite excellent in this small role), not be home that evening. The show, which won the Edgar in 2000 for Best Mystery Play, opens with Annie (Denise Scott) singing, Jack and Jill went up the hill/to fetch a pail of water. And then, with a gleam in her eye, she gleefully declares: But Jill couldnt take his crap anymore, so she killed him! She also makes this little speech a bit later: Theres a monster, a monster in all of us. I dont care how decent we are, theres a monster deep inside of us And every once in a while the monster needs to come out and do what it must. And during the course of the show, the monsters do indeed come out. Jack (Miguel Cintron) is angry because Vincent hasnt sold his latest painting angry enough to pull a gun on him. Mr. Cintron plays Jack like an overgrown child: petulant, self-centered, demanding, given to yelling when he doesnt get his way. Though he refers to himself in the third person and has great lines such as, Im an artist. Never judge me, he doesnt exude the arrogance such a man would possess. Chas Greer, as the art dealer, doesnt quite fulfill his role either. Unfortunately, his Vincent is a walking, talking gay stereotype: simpering, mincing, fluttery and limp-wristed. His shiny black three-piece suit looks as if it were made of some kind of plastic or rubber material (even the director isnt sure what the material is). He seems to be wearing eyeliner, lipstick and rouge, almost as if he were trying out for the role of the emcee in Cabaret. He sports a bow tie. And his shirt is lavender! Talk about overkill. The playwright gives this character some of the best lines, but Mr. Greer doesnt deliver them with zing and snap. His Vincent is oddly passive, almost a professional victim. Its difficult to believe that this man actually sells paintings for a living. Ms. Scott, on the other hand, delivers a performance well worth the price of admission. Her multi-layered Annie displays a full range of emotions. She can get a laugh simply by the way she says the name of a painting. And shes full of surprises. Ms. Scott is undeniably the plays spark of life. I only wish the men had given as nuanced a performance. Director Mike Breen seems to miss some of the plays opportunities, both for humor and for suspense. The production falls apart during the end of Act II, just when the tension should be at its height. A scene that should have the hairs on the back of our neck standing up merely seems muddled. Act of Murder has a minimalist set, created by the companys artistic director, Bill Taylor. With its modern red leather couch and white leather chairs and red and white curtains, it almost looks as if it were designed by The White Stripes. Local artist Lia Galletti provided the sets modern paintings. A few quibbles: Whenever Jack steps out of his isolation tank, he doesnt appear to be wet. Its as if theres no water at all in the tank. Also, when a character slides a deadbolt in the play, we dont hear any sound. No squeak or grinding or click. Perhaps the isolation tank is totally soundproof, but the lack of sound when this happens took me out of the play itself and made me wonder why there had been no sound. And when we see the painting on the easel, it looks radically different in style than the paintings on the wall, almost like a childs poor imitation of Keith Haring. Art of Murder has some great lines in it. An early work of Jacks a collage of shoes and boots is described as looking like the Payless Shoe Store exploded. And in discussing the early death of an artist, death is declared an excellent career move. The play touches on the commercialization of art, the role of women artists (Women are still second-class citizens in the art world) and examines the parasitic relationship of art dealers and critics with artists. This production of Art of Murder isnt all it could be, but Ms. Scott and Ms. Albury make it worth seeing. nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com a s if it h ite Str ip es. rovidedthe ex pl oded. And indiscussingtheearlydeathofanartist COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: Chas Greer, Denise Scott and Miguel Cintron. Right: Chas Greer and Denise Scott in Art of Murder. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 Real Food. Real Options. A cricket is an insect, but it also may be a footstool. The cricket (footstool) was usually no more than l2 inches high. It was used as a seat for very young children in school or as a foot rest. Larger stools, 12 to 18 inches high, were used for seating teenage children and adults. A few stools were used like steps to help short people get into bed, and some very tall stools were made for standup desks. Taverns often used stools as seats. Chairs were made only for kings and very important people until the early 1700s. Chair-makers made stools in popular chair styles. Upholstered stools were billed as chairs were: one charge for the frame, an added one for the upholstery. Fabrics were expensive before the end of the 1800s, so the frame usually cost less than the fabric. Footstools are still popular as pull-up seating, low tables and foot rests and for small children. They have been made in all styles and all sizes. Q: I have an old 9-inch figurine with Chas Chaplin engraved into the front of the base. The mark printed on the bottom is Mark Hampton Co. Inc., 1328 Broadway, New York City, Copyrighted 1915-1910. What is it worth? A: Charlie Chaplin was the most famous film star in the world by the end of World War I. His legacy and star power carry on to the present day. Early 20th-century figurines like yours are collectible. A Mark Hampton Co. Charlie Chaplin figurine in good condition with the original box recently sold at auction for $275. Q: My coffeepot is marked D.W. Haber & Son, pat. 3994044, N.Y. I have been unable to find out anything about it. Its heavy and polishes up like silver. I bought it for $1 at a yard sale. A: D.W. Haber & Son was founded in 1902 in New York and is still in business. It began as a silver repair business and then began making heavy silverplated hollowware for hotels, cruise lines and other commercial uses. Since 2001, manufacturing has been done outside the United States. The company holds several patents, which include improvements to chafing dishes, coffeepots, compotes and urns. The patent on your coffeepot is for a heavy-duty hinge for restaurant and commercial ware. It was filed on Dec. 15, 1975, and issued on Nov. 30, 1976. Q: I have some Jaru ceramic accessories from the 1970s: three vases, a covered ginger jar and a stylized nude figurine. They are all covered with a brown glossy glaze. What value would you attach to these pieces? KOVELS: ANTIQUES Versatile stool served as commomers seating solution 1 f e p 2 c terryKOVELnews@floridaweekly.com BUY 1, GET 1 HALF PRICE: Wednesday Dinners Saturday Lunch Sunday Hors doeuvresBased on availability. Valid on Adult Tickets. Call (239) 649-2275 for Reservations www.NaplesPrincessCruises.com Naples Princess Naples P rin cess The Best Way to Experience Naples from the Water. Celebrating 17 Years!
A: Jaru Art Products was started in 1950 by Jack and Ruth Hirsh in Culver City, Calif. The name is a combination of the first two letters of their first names (Ja and ru). Jaru sold artwares and figurines by different artists. The company later created its own lines. Most pieces were marked with a simple paper sticker, although some have an impressed mark. Jaru changed hands in 1968 and stayed in business until the 1990s by diversifying and importing products. Collectors prefer pieces made before 1980. Your vases and ginger jar could sell for $20 to $75 each; the figurine is worth about $100. Q: I have a Salvador Dali etching of El Cid. There is a certificate of authenticity glued to the back that states it is an original etching. The certificate is from the Collectors Guild of New York City. Im curious about the value. A: Salvador Dali was a famous 20thcentury Spanish surrealist painter. Besides painting, he also experimented with sculpture, film and photography. In the early 1960s, he was commissioned to make a print series titled Five Spanish Immortals and based on historic Spaniards. The five included El Cid. The original etchings were printed in a total edition of 180 on two types of paper, one in black ink and one in sepia ink. Each example of this edition was hand-signed by Dali in pencil on the lower right corner. Many were marketed by the Collectors Guild. In 1968 the Collectors Guild published a new edition of the Immortals. For this edition, Dali etched his name into the printing plate instead of handsigning the prints. Thousands were printed. A rare hand-signed edition sold at auction in 2012 for $250. An etched-signature edition recently sold for $40. Tip: Fishing line is strong and almost invisible and can be used to tie fragile items to a base or wall. This will prevent damage from earthquakes, toddlers and dogs with wagging tails. Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or email addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The volume of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019. *Call or visit our showroom for details. Limit one offer per person. 09/29/2012 Fresh. Natural. Delicious.NORTH NAPLES Fountain Park 7941 Airport Rd. (239) 596-8840 NAPLES CoastlandCenter 1860 Tamiami Trail N. (239) 352-8642 FT. MYERS Gulf Coast Town Center 9924 Gulf Coast Main St. (239) 466-8642 $2 OFFany purchase over $6.99 after 4pmSome restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Must present coupon. No cash value. One coupon per customer per visit. Valid only at participating locations. LIMITED TIME OFFER EXPIRES 8/30/12 www.CalistogaCafe.com FREE Text CBAKE to 97063 to receive more special offers & promos! NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 C13 Omelets ~ Breakfast Sandwiches French Toast ~ Crepes Mimosas ~ Bloody MarysExperience the Difference Good Taste Makes. Serving Lunch & Dinner Now Introducing Our Original COURTESY PHOTO Heywood-Wakefield Co. made this wicker stool at the end of the 1890s. It is 9 by 14 by 11 inches. It matches other wicker furniture the company made. The stool sold for $48 at a Grays Auctioneers sale in Cleveland.
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Including SPATIAL & SENSORY AWARENESS, ACTION & REACTION, IMPROVISATION & CHARACTERIZATION, PROPS, COSTUMES & MORE !Wednesdays 4:30-5:45 pmSession I: SEPT 5 NOV 7 Session II: JAN 9 MAR 20 Session III: MAR 27 MAY 29$250 first session $200 each additional session ATRE ED U C ATI O N PR O J E C T EA THE TH SKTHEPOWEROFTHEATRE W student theatre artists inresidenceST R ROPS MAKING & o n Ages 3-5 & SOUND ROLE ditionalsession Ages 7-10 l session Ages 11-14 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 FLORIDA WRITERSIn the first of a series, Jane Eyre resurrected as amateur sleuth Death of a Schoolgirl by Joanna Campbell Slan. Berkley Prime Crime. 352 pages. $15. Like many novels of its time, Charlotte Bronts Jane Eyre was presented in the guise of autobiography, though nonetheless with attribution to one Currer Bell, Charlottes pen name. Joanna Campbell Slans bright idea is to extend the Jane Eyre autobiography, picking up Janes life at the point Ms. Bront left off, soon after her marriage to Edward Rochester and the birth of their son. Death of a Schoolgirl, then, is positioned as the first in a series of mystery novels, The Jane Eyre Chronicles, a promising competitor in the popular field of historical mysteries. Though Death of a Schoolgirl moves a bit slowly at the beginning, when the author provides background for her characters and situation, it soon gains direction and momentum. Choosing 1820 as the year of Janes first adventure, Ms. Slan launches an intriguing premise: Adle Varens, a 10-year-old French girl who is Mr. Rochesters ward, writes from her expensive boarding school that she is very unhappy and feels threatened. Jane and Mr. Rochester, who is striving to recover from a severe vision handicap, decide that Jane should leave for London prepared to investigate the childs situation. Along the way, she is attacked and robbed of precious gems, and when she arrives at the school, she is at first mistaken for the expected new German teacher. The students and staff are extremely agitated because one of the girls is most likely the victim of murder. Jane decides to stay on if she can in part to protect Adle, but more and more to investigate the death of Selina, Adles classmate. She is now Jane Eyre, amateur sleuth. Unexpectedly, Jane encounters an old friend, Nan Miller, who is teaching at the school. Though Nan learns that Jane is now Mrs. Rochester, she helps Jane keep this a secret. The school would not hire a married woman to be on its teaching staff, and Mr. Rochesters horrible reputation has prejudiced the schools director against his ward. When director Thurston discovers that Jane is not the expected German teacher, Nan helps smooth things over, vouching for Janes character and credentials in a way that leads to a temporary position for her at the school. From here on, the plot introduces frightening events and revelations, as well as a large cast of intriguing characters. Several of the girls have wounds on their backs from severe canings. Laudanum is being overused to control behavior and perhaps worse. Selina had treated the other students so horribly that they could be considered suspects. Thurston allowed her to get away with vile behavior, and the teachers were not permitted to reprimand her. This factor becomes a mystery within the mystery. Janes observational prowess and sharp reasoning gain her grudging respect from the high-ranking official investigator, whose presence suggests that the Selina case is of special importance. The reason, when revealed, is quite surprising. As Ms. Slan elaborates her story, she builds a credible sense of place. Her descriptions of architecture, dcor, clothing, transportation, sanitation, meals and manners ring true, yet she wisely avoids overdoing them. Distinctions of social class are important to the novels time and place, as they were in the source novel by Ms. Bront, and Ms. Slan handles these matters with authority. Death of a Schoolgirl is likely to be a huge breakthrough in audience for an author who has already published 18 books, including an earlier mystery series that has garnered acclaim. One of those titles was named an Agatha Award finalist. Ready, Scrap, Shoot, the fifth title in the Scrap-n-Craft Mystery series (aka the Kiki Lowenstein Mystery series), appeared this past spring. The authors life is bookended by Florida: Born in Jacksonville, she now resides on Jupiter Island. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. philJASONpkjason@comcast.net Author Joanna Campbell Slan Roc h es l l b h
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Well accept your original stories in Word format or pasted into the body of an e-mail until Saturday, Sept. 1. E-mail them to email@example.com. No snail mail, please. Be sure to include your name, address and contact information, along with a headshot if you have one. Well print our favorites from week to week as space allows. The earlier we receive your submission, the better your shot at seeing it in print. Well continue with new photo prompts and showcase a few ultimate winners in November. Thanks for writing, and good luck. Raindrops keep falling on my head: Alpha3Gs story BY BILL BROWER, FORT MYERS BEACHThe dark racing cloud that was to give birth to Alpha3G crackled with supersaturated air. The 432,162,667,003 H2O molecules that were going to make up the Alpha3G water droplet were looking forward to a long lifetime in Southwest Florida. They knew that 3G droplets would eventually nucleate out of this wonderfully dark cloud. Unaccountably many little subcritical nuclei were already forming all around them, but they all shrank back into the dark, angry vapor. None of them yet could get big enough to be that first stable droplet that would have the honor of being called the first of the 3Gs, the Alpha3G. A cloud to the northwest of Alpha3Gs cloud was already pouring down a hard rain. Although the H2Os in Alpha3Gs cloud envied those nucleated droplets, they tisked tisked to each other about the retired life, a fraction of a second, that those droplets would experience before dissolving into the salty gulf waters. Alpha3Gs cloud, however, was flying straight at the wide expanse of sugar sand near the south end of Fort Myers Beach. The H2Os gave satisfied molecular smirks to each other, happy that the Alpha3G had not yet formed in their cloud. More pregnant moments of high flying passed. With a jolt, the Alpha3G finally did nucleate. Now a stable raindrop, he grew and grew as he fell down out of his cloud for nearly 100 seconds, already a respectable droplet lifetime. Now he was plunging over the convergence of the gulfs blue-brown waters and onto the sandy palm-lined beach. Many of Alpha3Gs H2Os had fallen into the hot, dry sand before a somewhat painful retirement of 10 to 15 seconds. A few H2Os told of a droplet that landed on a low-lying palm frond. A retirement as a pleasing hemisphere of cool water was interrupted when that unlucky droplet was drunk up by an ibis and made a long journey down its curved beak to salty, clammy darkness and oblivion. Some of Alpha3Gs H2Os had ridden the high winds all the way down from the north to escape retirement there. They told bizarre tales of having no retirement at all after being caught in instantly rigid hexagonal flakes (if that could be believed). Alpha3Gs cloud swept south toward the beach where a number of humans were watching his cloud loom above them. Head for the humans. Now there is a splendid retirement, Alpha3Gs H2Os all sang. Harry was thoroughly enjoying his first day on the beach. Down from Milwaukee for a long weekend, he had generously slathered on his sun block. Harry had especially slathered it on up top, as he called it. Harry did not live up to his namesake up top. He had seen the almost black cloud racing for him on the beach. No rain drops had fallen yet, so he stayed on the wide expanse of the beach, fascinated by so much stormy, violent potential. Then, SPLAT, the Alpha of the 3Gs arrived on Harrys bald pate. What a humongous raindrop, thought Harry, as he retreated to the Tiki-Tiki bar for some shelter and a drink. Alpha3G had swept down directly over the lone remaining human who was turning up to admire his cloud. As he hit the humans smooth fleshy top, all of his H2Os were jarred to a halt. Soon the word spread that their droplet had not only landed on human skin, but also that that skin was heavily coated with oil, ensuring the Alpha3G a long retirement of many seconds. Joy spread throughout the H2Os as they danced around free in Alpha3Gs warm liquid state which had formed a hemisphere on the oh-so-smooth top of Harrys head. As Harry trotted to the beachside Tiki Tiki pub, Alpha3G experienced an amazing 45 more seconds of retirement. As Harry opened the pub door, a typical blast of Florida air conditioning hit him and Alpha3G. After a satisfying 60 seconds of retirement, Alpha3G rapidly lost his H2Os and was a droplet no more. Harry was struck by a faint, but rising thought. Why not retire here? My retirement will be long and free in this slice of paradise. The thought came at first from afar, as if from many voices. Then Harry took the cheery musings about his retirement in Southwest Florida as his own. His plans were a swirling cloud in his mind, and then the Alpha plan began to nucleate.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 SOCIETY Hope for Haiti hosts its annual pub crawlWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ oridaweekly.com. 1 1 2 2 4 4 3 3 5 5 6 6 7 7 1 Terry and Andrew Jessen, Elizabeth Davison, Al Beatrice, David Key and Dee Dee Nye 2 Jessica and Ryan Benson, Bill and Anne Towers 3 Charlie Franck, Ellen McGloin and Scott Tressler 4. Mike Stewart, Tiffany Kuehner, Till von Ruexieben and Bettina Brodtmann 5. Stephanie Jepsen, Mark Hindley and Elaine Williams 6. Kelly and Kevin Brachle 7. Allison Jacks and Sara DewberryJenny Foegen and Melissa Lucas PEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC20 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 SOCIETY Backstage Pass at Waterside Shops leading up to Love That Dress!We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ oridaweekly.com. 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9COURTESY PHOTO 1 Donna Caruso, Kelsey Thompson, Diani Willis, Melissa Cofta, Amy Sedlacek and Tara Molloy 2 Laurence Hulbert, Richard Penix III, Yvonne Bourk and Nicole Angelo 3 Kristen Weardon, Diovionne Clifton and Nannette Staropoli 4. John Baron and Nannette Staropoli 5. Leslie and Robert Colantonio 6. Lisa Wilson 7. Kristen Weardon, Nannette Staropoli and Shelia Smith Davis 8. Nancy White and Gayle Nelson 9. Kristin Cartwright and Melissa TaylorKelly Creswell and Krista Fogelsong CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 If you live and breathe the game of golf, youre bound to hunger for more than a few birdies. www.samsneadslely.com OAK GRILL & TAVERN AT LELY RESORTVisit Us Today! Visit Us Today! OAK GRILL & TAVERN AT LELY RESORT OAK GRILL & TAVERN AT LELY RESORT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC $5.00 O with purchase of $15 or more*not valid with any other discounts. 18% gratuity added before discount. Expires 8/30/12. $10.00 O with purchase of $30 or more*not valid with any other discounts. 18% gratuity added before discount. Expires 8/30/12. PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: Caf Normandie, 3756 Tamiami Trail N.; 261-0977 This low-key outpost along U.S. 41 manages to provide delightful French fare and a casual, laid-back hospitality, compliments of owner Benoit Legris. The wine list is brief but well chosen, a snapshot of wines that please the owner. You cant go wrong with mussels in Normandie cream sauce or the escargots de Bourgogne. Roasted duck with spicy peach sauce was a glorious variation on duck lorange, and the shrimp and sea scallops au gratin were simple yet elegant. Dinner concluded with a classic raspberry tart and whisper-thin crepe Suzette. The service, Old World atmosphere and moderate prices all enhanced a wonderful meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2010 Caf Lurcat, 494 Fifth Ave. S.; 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). 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, sugar snap peas and fresh fava beans sauted in butter for us will delight. Be sure to save room for the signature cinnamonsugar doughnuts or fried huckleberry pie. Dessert is not to be missed. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere:Reviewed September 2011Coconut Jacks Waterfront Grille, 5370 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs; 676-7777 A lovely water view paired with good food is a rarity around here, but one that Coconut Jacks manages to deliver. The vastly remodeled Vincenzos on the Bay has a Caribbean atmosphere and menu to match. Chef Jon Venuto gives calamari a fresh taste by pairing it with a light and refreshing lemon-garlic-banana pepper sauce. Hot voodoo wings were perfectly cooked and crisp with a tongue-tingling sauce. Both the (grilled) scallop basket with fries, cole slaw and citrus remoulade, and the mambo mahi tacos with cilantro salsa and Key lime aioli were terrific. The meal ended with a fittingly tropical dessert of coconut sorbet with strawberry-mango salsa, served in a coconut shell. Service was friendly and attentive throughout the meal. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed April 2011Seasons 52, 8930 Tamiami Trail N.; 594-8852 This small chain, new to Southwest Florida, has a lot going for it. Start with the regularly changing menu that features seasonal ingredients at their peak of flavor in dishes that forswear indulgence without sacrificing flavor (nothing contains more than 475 calories). Consider the globe-spanning wine list, which includes more than 100 selections 52 or more by the glass. Start with one of the flatbreads, cracker-thin pizzas carpeted with precisely arranged toppings and baked in a super-hot brick oven. The menu achieves a good balance of seafood and meats. An artichoke-stuffed shrimp dish was succulent and redolent of sage, while wood-grilled T-bone lamb chops were perfectly cooked and remarkably tender. Save room for dessert without guilt: Seasons 52s Mini Indulgences are tiny treats red velvet cake, pumpkin mousse and much more served in shot glasses. Theyre the perfect way to end a meal without going over the edge. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed November 2011Shulas Steak House, Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail; 430-4999 You dont have to love football to enjoy a meal at Shulas, but Miami Dolphins fans get an added bonus of dining amidst a host of memorabilia from the legendary undefeated team of 1972. Oh yes, and the cuts of beef are listed on a Don Shula-signed football served to the table. Beyond that, the place has the feel of a well-appointed mens club with service to match. Although steak is the star here, seafood lovers arent ignored, with offerings such as crab cakes and lobster bisque on the menu. I enjoyed a salad of beefsteak tomatoes and tangy gorgonzola and, as with most items here, it could have been a meal in itself. Both a prime rib and a 24-ounce Porterhouse steak were properly cooked and seasoned just enough to enhance the natural flavor of the meat. Grilled asparagus and lobster mashed potatoes were nicely done (a la carte) side dishes. Lava cake with vanilla ice cream was just the right finish to an indulgent meal. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2010 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor 100% PROCEEDS GO TO HELP BUILD THE NEW CHILDRENS HOSPITAL TOWER
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF AUGUST 23-29, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY FROM 8:30-CLOSE Lunch: Tue.-Sat. 12pm till 3pm Dinner: Daily 5:pm till closed 700 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102 (239) 659-7008VerginaRestaurant.com 2 DINNERS 2 COURSES AND A BOTTLE OF WINE FOR$39.95and... BARHAPPY HOUR Daily 5-7pm We Prepare Food With Passion For Lasting Impressions CUISINETaste tequilas with a true connoisseur at AgaveTequila connoisseur and Milagro Brand Ambassador Jaime Salas, who has amassed a personal collection of hundreds of 100 percent agave tequilas from his travels throughout the Jalisco region of Mexico, hosts Milagro Mixologia from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Agave Southwestern Grill. Guests will receive a lesson in mixology while creating and sampling Milagro cocktails paired with Agave cuisine. The evening will begin with the Worlds Freshest Margarita, to which Mr. Salas will then add fresh fruits and herbs to craft several signature cocktails. All guests will receive a Milagro tote bag, recipe book and Milagro agave nectar. Cost is $25 per person in advance, $35 on the day of the event, plus tax and gratuity. Agave Southwestern Grill is at 2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road. For reservations, call 598-3473.More dining at MercatoIts great to be able to welcome new restaurants into Mercato, especially since a couple closed recently. One time-tested establishment now up and running there is Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar, the brainchild of owner Ralph Desiano. This is the third location in Southwest Florida for this concept, which appears to be working just fine in Naples and Estero and seems a good fit for Mercato in North Naples as well. The variety of appetizers, flatbreads, pizzas, salads, panini, desserts and a broad wine selection make this a great place to stop for a light meal before or after a movie at nearby Silverspot Cinema. Coming soon is an emerging concept from another established restaurant company, DAmico and Partners. Known for DAmicos, Campiello and Cafe and Bar Lurcat, all in Naples, the company plans to open Masa, a contemporary Mexican restaurant in the spot where Pure Urban Oasis operated. Masa, which is Spanish for the corn dough used to make tortillas, aims to show customers the flavors that make Mexican regional cooking so interesting and so unlike the Tex-Mex thats widely mistaken for Mexican. Look for fare such as that served at the Minneapolis location of Masa, including ceviche, sea bass Veracruzana, and ribeye steak with chile ancho-chipotle butter. Other menu items will highlight dishes from such regions as Baja, Puebla and Oaxaca. A late November opening is planned. And dont forget Grace and Shellys Cupcakes, which also has a branch at Mercato now.Rally round the trucksSeminole Casino Immokalee holds its monthly Paradise Food Truck Rally from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, complete with a DJ for music and family-friendly games. Participating trucks include The Nosh Truck, Travelin Blues BBQ, Cucina Al Mare, Dolce Gourmet Cupcakes, La Nostra Pizza, Mobile Culinary Kitchen, Rio Samba Grill, Miami Spice Grill and Out of Many. Admission is free and food items at each truck start at $5. The casino is at 506 First St., Immokalee. For details, visit www.seminolecasinoevents.com.Bha! Bha! heads downtownAfter doing well in North Naples for 15 years, owner Michael Mir is moving his Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro to Old Naples. Beyond dropping the A (as in A Persian Bistro), the restaurants Facebook page promises the same winning combination of Old World flavors with New World style at the new location at 865 Fifth Ave. S. I am keeping my cooking formula the same, based on aromatic and flavorful Persian cuisine with all my own touches and market fresh, Mr. Mir writes on Facebook. A new website www.bhabhapersianbistro.com is under construction and will reveal further details. The restaurants phone remains the same: 594-5557. Skillets coming to the PavilionWhile the Pavilion Shopping Center is losing Bha! Bha!, its gaining Skillets, as the popular restaurant adds a fourth location to its current breakfast-andlunch spots at Airport-Pulling Road, U.S. 41 and Bonita Beach Road. The owners hope to open the doors on their new restaurant by early November.BRAVO debuts summer specialBRAVO! Cucina Italiana in Mercato offers a new $19.95 three-course dinner menu, available 4 p.m. to closing, Sunday-Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 30. Choose from a salad or soup, plus entree and dessert. Appetizer choices include a house salad, chopped salad or soup of the day. For entrees, the options include lemon shrimp Florentine pasta; chicken Parmesan Milanese; lobster ravioli alla vodka; grilled lemon chicken; and grilled tilapia with crab and shrimp. Finish the meal with tiramisu, berry cake or chocolate cake. BRAVO! is open from 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. MondayThursday and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 514-0042.New chef at MediterraTyler Field, a certified executive chef, now holds the position of executive chef at The Club at Mediterra. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, he comes to Mediterra from Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Windemere. He was also named 2011 American Culinary Federation Certified Executive Chef, 2009 Florida Restaurant Association Gold Medal Winner in Team Super Challenge and 2007 and 2008 Gold Medal Winner in the Taste of Elegance Competition.Short subjectsReopening: Ciao Ristorante reopens Monday, Aug. 27, at 835 Fourth Ave. S., Naples. On hiatus: Pizzeria PiccoBello reopens Wednesday, Sept. 19. Its at 13510 U.S. 41 N. Steak and sangria: Through Sunday, Aug. 26, Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar offers a threecourse meal for $39.95. Start with the tomato and mozzarella salad, move on to a prime New York strip with crispy gorgonzola, grilled asparagus, pickled fennel and baby golden beets, and finish with lemon-poppy seed butter cookies with vanilla ice cream and warm apple-ginger sauce. For an additional $7.95, add the Sailor Sunset Sangria. Flemings is at 8985 Tamiami Trail N. Call 598-2424. Summer special: AZN Cuizine in Mercato offers surf and surf, a lobster tail and spicy sea scallops for $22, Waygu beef sliders for $9 and a couples menu (Sunday-Thursday) for $30 or $50, which includes a bottle of wine. Call 593-8818 for reservations. Send items to firstname.lastname@example.org. karenFELDMAN email@example.com COURTESY PHOTOChef Tyler Field
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