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INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. OPINION A4 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A11 HEALTHY LIVING A26 PETS A30 DIVA DIARIES A31 BUSINESS MEETINGS B4 NETWORKING B7-9 OPEN HOUSE MAP B30 FILM REVIEW C11 BOOK REVIEW C14 CLUB NOTES C22 CUISINE C35 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VI, No. 4 FREE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 Boo!See if you recognize anyone in our Halloween montage. A22-23 Keeping trackSurveillance goes high-tech at some local companies. B1 Stories of our livesPlaywright Donald Margulies on why his Collected Stories resonates with audiences. C1 Lend a handThere are many ways to volunteer around town. A13 ENTERING Mayberry meets the Twilight Zone at Cassadaga, Floridas haven for spiritualists, mediums and mystics ANOTHER WORLD BY ELLA NAYOR ENAYOR@FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM MOST HOMEOWNERS associations focus on the needs of their living residents. But one tight-knit community in Central Florida considers the needs of all of its residents living or otherwise. About an hour north of Orlando in rural Volusia County lies the South Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp. As soon as the tiny houses many of them fronted with picket fences come into SEE WORLD, A8 Michael Griffin, a member of the South Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp, chats with a woman heading into the camp bookstore.ELLA NAYOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYArmy sergeant and sniper Brent Hernandezs time in Afghanistan was brief, but not mercifully so. He was riding in a CV-22 Osprey aircraft, an unwieldylooking cross between a helicopter and an airplane, when it overshot a landing and crashed in the Zabul Province in April 2010, 13 days after he was deployed. The pilot, flight engineer, Army ranger and a civilian contract employee were killed, and Sgt. Hernandez was among 16 who were injured. His injuries were extensive, including a ripped intestine, collapsed lung and a traumatic brain injury but he survived. This month, the 27-year-old sergeant, his wife, Katy, and their two daughters are packing up to move from Fort Benning outside Columbus, Ga., to Naples with the help of a national nonprofit called Building Homes for Heroes. A new home in Naples for an American hero COURTESY PHOTOSKaty and Sgt. Brent Hernandez with their daughters.BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ SEE HOME, A29


7 Dangers of Foot/Ankle Deformities DR. LAM ** FACFAS, DABLES, DABPS DR. FAHIM DPM AACFAS DR. TIMM FACFAS, DABLES, DABPS DR. ADARVE DPM Now accepting new patients: North, Central and East Naples:(239) 430-3668www.NaplesPodiatrist.com1) Flat feet or high arches can cause your knees, hips, back to have massive pain 2) Unattended tendon injuries can cause permanent disability 3) Ingrown Nails can cause deadly MRSA infections 4) Diabetic foot infections are the leading cause of amputations 5) Bunions can lead to debilitating arthritis 6) Feeling of a pebble in your foot can be a nerve tumor 7) Heel/Achilles Conditions: If not treated early, will lead to chronic pain *Noninvasive Shockwave Therapy as used by the pros, now here for you. ** Scan to see Dr. Lam talk about foot & ankle trauma and the latest in technology NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 COMMENTARYRumor of LoveAs a columnist of sterling reputation and unimpeachable motives, I never deal in rumor. That is, unless I say Im going to deal in rumor, a word synonymous with fiction, Facebook accounts of family life, and weather reports. In that case, and after long and careful consideration, I spread rumor for only one reason, like foie gras or cream cheese or Nutella: to give my readers a richer understanding of the world around them. Which is why I will now report a luscious little rumor coming out of Tallahassee. Preposterous as it sounds, Gov. Rick Scott may soon declare 2014 to be the official Rick Scott Year of Love! Apparently, he was baldly intimidated after learning late last week that helmethaired challenger and centrist Charlie Crist, a real lover boy when it comes to politicking, has entered the race for governor. We will beat him with L ove, the governor is rumored to have ordered his senior staff. We will out-hug him, out-kiss-babies him, out stare-into-the-eyes-of-old-ladies him starting now, we will designate 2014 the Rick Scott Year of Love! If the rumor is true, its an ironic position for this governor. He is, after all, the man who started his working life by opening a doughnut shop in Kansas City. For those who miss the metaphorical irony there, let me explain: a doughnut is a circle of love with a big fat heartless hole in it. Gov. Scott is also the man whose healthcare company, Columbia/HCA, admitted to 14 felonies on his watch as an owner and CEO in the 1990s, including fraudulently billing Medicare, for which the company was fined more than $630 million by the U.S. government after its board forced him to step down. Thats not very loving, either. But in the governors defense, let me point out that people change (usually for the worse). Nowadays, Gov. Scott is proving to be one of the most Loving executive leaders weve ever placed in the state capitol. So the Rick Scott Year of Love makes perfect sense, to me and if the rumor isnt true, I think the governor should make it true. Here are three short reasons why: First, Rick Scotts Love of family. Second, Rick Scotts Love of people. And finally, Rick Scotts Love of country. Lets start with family. Not long after he won his first election by spending more than $75 million of his own money, Gov. Scott proposed a program to drug-test state employees, as many as 100,000 of them, along with welfare recipients, all at $10 to $70 a pop for the companies that get to do the work. About 12 weeks earlier, he had transferred his prominent holdings in a private company that stood to do a good deal of that lucrative testing, Solantic, to his wife. Clearly, he must Love his wife a lot. He loves people, too, some of them. True, Gov. Scott eviscerated the Everglades restoration program that former Gov. Crist had modeled his administration on, killing a deal that even the likes of U.S. Sugar was willing to make by selling its land (188,000 acres) to all of us taxpayers and no kidding, that would have saved the Everglades, which might be good for some people. In a single move, the plan would have cleaned up polluted water hosed into Lake Okeechobee from the north then dumped into the St. Lucie River on the east, the Caloosahatchee River on the west, the Atlantic Ocean off Stuart, the Gulf of Mexico off Sanibel, and Florida Bay off of everything to the south of the Florida Peninsula and the United States of America. How? By (get this!) sending it southward where it used to flow, thus restoring significant health to those once fecund water systems for future generations. But the governor killed that plan out of Love for his people and his people are not future generations. His people are golfers. After all, politicians arent elected by the unborn, who dont even have voter registration cards yet. Instead, theyre elected by people who spend their lives trying to lower their golf handicaps and avoid drinking before noon. Its all very well for people like Charlie Crist to go around worrying about future generations and kissing babies, but whos going to Love golfers? Gov. Scott, thats who. Golf is expensive, after all, and nobody drinks the water that keeps the back nine green, so who cares how clean it is? Let some other people spend their money on Everglades restoration, if they care about it so much. You know, someday. Which brings me to Gov. Scotts Love of country. Recently, after Gov. Scott first rejected the Affordable Care Act, he proved his Love of country by bravely refusing to accept federal government money that is part of it money already paid into the U.S. government by Florida taxpayers. That money, in a program called Medicaid expansion, was set aside to medically insure people living below the poverty line in the Sunshine State, a cool million of them or so. In other words, Gov. Scott turned down $51 billion that would have been paid into Florida over the next 10 years, in a move supported by the most conservative wing of the Republican Party in the state legislature. Along with Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford, the governor probably figured that all those little po boys can just go take care of themselves, to use a Loving euphemism. (Definition, po boys: n., the really, really, really poor people, not just the very, very, very poor people.) After all, they always have, havent they? The po boys get sick and either 1., Go to the emergency room, or 2., Die. Either way, problem solved. By turning down that federal money, Gov. Scott showed his unparalleled Love of country. He wanted to save the federal government $51 billion in Florida donations, and he by-God did. So, for all those reasons, I have brought this rumor to you, my readers. And I say spread it thick or thin, but spread it: 2014 may soon be designated The Rick Scott Year of Love. t a h c 1 C

PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 The rising resistance to Obamas drone wars I wasnt scared of drones before, but now when they fly overhead I wonder, Will I be next? That is the question asked by 9-year-old Nabila Rehman, from northwest Pakistan. She was injured in a drone attack a year ago, in her small village of Ghundi Kala. She saw her grandmother, Mamana Bibi, blown to pieces in the strike. Her brother Zubair also was injured. Their case has become the latest to draw attention to the controversial targeted killing program that has become central to President Barack Obamas foreign policy and global war-making. We really just have a very simple message to the U.S.: How do you justify killing a grandmother? How does that make anyone safer? Mustafa Qadri posed the question on the Democracy Now! news hour. Qadri authored a new Amnesty International report titled Will I Be Next? U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan. Nabila and Zubair are unique among the growing number of drone-strike victims: They were able to appear before Congress, along with their father, Rafiq ur Rehman, to testify about the strike and the devastation it brought to their family. They are featured in a new documentary being released for free on the Internet this week, Unmanned: Americas Drone Wars, by Brave New Films. In it, Rafiq, a primary-school teacher, describes that day: People enjoyed life before the attacks. It was 2:45 on October 24th of 2012. After school finished I went into town to buy school supplies. When he returned home, they told him his mother was dead. There was a crater where her garden was. She was picking okra with the children. Thats where my mother was killed, Rafiq continues. My family has been destroyed since my mother was killed. Nine children in all were injured, as this drone strike fit a typical pattern, with one initial strike, followed closely by another to hit the rescuers. Thirteen-year-old Zubair testified before Congress: When the drone fired the first time, the whole ground shook and black smoke rose up. The air smelled poisonous. We ran, but several minutes later the drone fired again. People from the village came to our aid and took us to the hospital. We spent the night in great agony at the hospital, and the next morning I was operated on. Attacking rescuers is a war crime. Mustafa Qadri from Amnesty International explained: For example, some laborers in a very impoverished village near the Afghanistan border, they get targeted, eight die instantly in a tent; those who come to rescue or to look for survivors are themselves targeted. In great detail, eyewitnesses, victims who survive, tell us about the terror, the panic, as drones hovered overhead. ... Theres a very high threshold for proving (war crimes). With the secrecy surrounding the program, the remoteness of this area, we can only get the truth once the U.S. comes clean and explains what is the justification for these killings. President Obama himself consistently defends the accuracy and legality of the targeted killing program. He was directly challenged on it recently, though, by his own 16-year-old humanrights hero, Malala Yousafzai. She is the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen for her outspoken support for educating girls and women. Many thought she would win this years Nobel Peace Prize. While the White House did not publicize her comments, Malala released a separate statement about her visit with the Obamas, saying, I also expressed my concerns that drone attacks are fueling terrorism. Innocent victims are killed in these acts, and they lead to resentment among the Pakistani people. If we refocus efforts on education it will make a big impact. Resistance to President Obamas drone wars is growing. In upstate New York, in a surprise ruling, five antidrone activists were acquitted after being tried for blocking the gate of Hancock Field Air National Guard Base near Syracuse. Code Pink is organizing a national conference in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 16-17, called Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance. And at least one drone pilot, Brandon Bryant, a former sensor operator for the U.S. Air Force Predator program, has now spoken out about the horrors of killing innocent civilians and the post-traumatic stress disorder that followed. While only five members of Congress (all Democrats) came to hear the Rehman family testify, the words of young Zubair are now on the record, a painful testament to President Obamas policy of so-called targeted killing with drones: I no longer love blue skies. In fact, I now prefer gray skies. The drones do not fly when the skies are gray. And for a short period of time, the mental tension and fear eases. When the skies brighten, though, the drones return, and so, too, does the fear. 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. m w o m u s amyGOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly To say that President Barack Obama is on the record telling Americans they can keep their current health insurance is an understatement. He repeated the assurance so many times during the health-care debate that it was almost a verbal tic. He was stirring: Americans must have the freedom to keep whatever doctor and health-care plan they have. He was adamant: If you like your health plan, you will be able to keep your health-care plan. Period. He was clear: Let me be clear: If you like your doctor or health-care provider, you can keep them. If you like your health-care plan, you can keep that, too. He had to keep repeating his promise, since there was so much bad information out there. No matter what youve heard, he said in a weekly radio address in August 2009, if you like your doctor or health-care plan, you can keep it. Practically no President Obama speech was complete without this disclaimer. Rarely has a major domestic program been sold on the basis of a premise so patently untrue. No matter what youve heard from the president of the United States, hundreds of thousands of people in states around the country are now receiving notices that their insurance is getting canceled. It raises the question of how the president could be so wrong about a basic element of his own signature initiative. Until now, President Obama hasnt been pressed to square what he said with the reality of those cancellation notices. But the dam is breaking. Former adviser David Axelrod has refined the Obama promise to say that most people can keep their insurance, which doesnt have quite the same ring as the presidents sweeping statements of yore. White House spokesman Jay Carney conceded under questioning that some plans are being axed. It may be true, per Mr. Axelrod, that most people with insurance in the country are keeping it, but most people in the individual market are losing it. Robert Laszewski of the consultancy Health Policy and Strategy Associates estimates that 19 million people are covered in the individual market and 16 million of them have plans that dont pass muster under the exacting new Obamacare rules. This is a problem of a different order than the travails of gov. The website will presumably get fixed; its failures are a bug, not a feature. Throwing people off old plans, in contrast, is central to Obamacares remaking of American health insurance. Mr. Carney justified the cancellations as the shedding of substandard policies, by which he means policies that are more affordable and less comprehensive than allowed under the law. Many of the people who found that those policies suited them will now be forced to buy different, more expensive policies. Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, is planning to offer legislation grandfathering those plans so people can really keep them. Sen. Johnsons bill would force Democrats to choose between defending the law and standing by President Obamas frequently repeated promise. They will, of course, choose the law. The line about how Americans must have the freedom to keep whatever doctor and health-care plan they have isnt operative, and never was. Welcome to Obamacare. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. b p h S i r g richLOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONObamacares false promise PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsKaren Feldman Artis Henderson Jim McCracken Athena Ponushis Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Maureen Sullivan-Hartung Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Tim Gibbons Bernadette La Paglia Marla Ottenstein Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Wendy Devereaux Paul Heinrich Elliot Taylor Natalie Zellers Circulation ManagerCameo Hinman chinman@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryan Cori Higgins Aron Hubers Mary Watts Sales and Marketing AssistantCarolyn AhoBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2013 by Florida Media Group, LLC. 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Jupiters New Downtown Waterfront Dining, Entertainment & Moreestined to be the only waterfront location for dining, shopping and entertainment in Palm Beach County, Harbourside Place will be more than Jupiters new downtown. This $144 Million development will offer a stunning setting for visitors staying at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter Beach, a 4.5-Star hotel that overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway.D Harbourside Place at a Glance: 112,840 square-foot Wyndham Grand hotel 12,000 square-foot rooftop plaza Open-air amphitheater 36,500 square feet of restaurant space 53,704 square feet of retail space 59,126 square feet of ofce space 2,500 square feet designated for cultural use 31 marina slips (leasable and transient) 929 parking spacesHarbourside Place and Wyndham Grand Jupiter Beach will open its doors in July 2014 and host its OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING in F all 2014 R eservations for cultural activities, conferences and ev ents along the water front, atop the rooftop plaza and at the 4.5-Star Wyndham Grand hotel are currently being accepted.Located on the East Coast equivalent to Naples, Harbourside Place offers a location for retailers, boutiques and restaurants searching for a market that is slated to deliver some of the highest earnings in the state. 561.799.0050 HARBOURSIDE NAPLES HARBOURSIDE NAPLES HARBOURSIDE NAPLES5 MILES 10 MILES 15 MILESAverage HH income$105,959$88,266$100,826$90,276$89,798$92,793 Total Population90,60684,890194,163215,815328,627307,550 Households38,93539,98584,62093,000139,925132,959 Median Age 485548494651 DEMOGRAPHIC COMPARISON NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 Learn the joys of being a school volunteer BY RAINER OLBRICHSpecial to Florida WeeklyA few months ago, Principal Tamie Stewart and guidance counselor Tom Gemmer of Parkside Elementary School spoke to my service club, the Kiwanis Club of East Naples. We were particularly impressed by their account of the numerous challenges their east Naples school of nearly 800 students faces. (Since it opened in 2007, Parkside has qualified as a Title I school, receiving federal assistance because of its high percentage of students from low-income families.) Nearly 90 percent of the students at Parkside come from homes where the adults speak only Spanish or Haitian Creole, and 97 percent of the children participate in the free or reduced-price lunch program, according to Collier County Public Schools figures. In addition, very few of the youngsters at Parkside have the advantage of grandparents living nearby or even in this country. In her second year as principal, Mrs. Stewart can already point to many new initiatives designed to help meet the mission of Empowering Students for Lifelong Success. Our Kiwanis Club has decided to help, too. Our goal is to match one volunteer with each of Parksides 41 classes, hence the name: Project 41 Parkside Elementary. We invite any retiree or stayat-home parent who is available during normal school hours to join our effort. We encourage seasonal residents to participate as well. Here are the basics: We need enthusiastic, giving adults who can adopt a class as their own for three hours on one day every week, from either 9 a.m. to noon or noon to 2:50 p.m. Helpers are needed for every grade, Pre-K through 5, and can choose the grade they feel most comfortable with. Additional opportunities for service exist outside the classrooms in activities such as tutoring, reading and helping out in the media center and on field trips. A word of personal testimony for those considering our invitation: A few weeks ago, when I began my Project 41 Parkside Elementary volunteer experience, I spent time in two second-grade classes. As I left the first class after 30 minutes, three children came running after me and presented me their little drawings that read Thank you for coming! and Please come back! How can you top that? So many rewarding moments await those who join us in Project 41 Parkside Elementary. But most importantly, we are helping some very deserving young children and are playing an important role in setting them on the right direction for their lives. Long ago, I recognized the powerful impact of school volunteers upon the lives of the youngsters they mentor. Having spent the past 10 years as a volunteer at another Collier County elementary school (the one my own grandchildren attended), I continue to be amazed by the many joys of this work. For me personally, it has been a unique learning experience filled with delight. Most of the volunteers I know share these feelings; for some of us, it has been a life-changing experience. Kids teach us in so many ways, day in and day out. To find out more, visit www.collierschools. com/pse. Additional information can be found at, the website of the Education Foundation of Collier County-Champions for Learning. And please feel free to arrange for a personal, nonobligatory get-acquainted visit to Parkside Elementary School as well. Call Mr. Gemmer at the school, 377-8900, or me at 601-0056. We look forward to meeting you. Rainer Olbrich bills himself as retired and a proud OPA (grandfather)! Concert band tuning up for patriotic programThe Naples Concert Band presents a patriotic tribute titled America Past and Present! at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in the band shell at Cambier Park. Special presentations will include Peter Thomas reciting What is a Soldier and Amy Bright singing Light the Fire Within and Lee Greenwoods God Bless the U.S.A, backed by the Barron Collier High School Choir. The choir will also join the concert band in America the Beautiful and the traditional Armed Forces Salute. Guests should arrive early and bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Admission to NCB concerts is always free; donations are always welcome for the bands scholarship fund. The NCB is in its 42nd season of presenting free community concerts. For more information, call 263-9521 or visit To audition for a place in the band, call Frank Burgeson at 598-2082. COURTESY PHOTO


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PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 view, you sense a change of place and time. Absent are any and all things commercial or blinking. Here, homes built in the 1920s nestle behind Spanish mossladen oak trees, and the only sounds are tinkling wind chimes and a soft, whistling breeze. Think Mayberry with a bit of a twist. Like the fictional hometown of Sheriff Andy Griffith, Cassadaga is quaint and filled with close-knit neighbors. But instead of pies cooling on windowsills, pastel signs indicating medium and clairvoyant adorn porches and yards. Cassadaga is home to more than 40 certified mediums and healers who help visitors seeking answers or relief for physical and emotional suffering. Other spiritualists and members of the Southern Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp also call the village home. The camp owns the land on which about 75 homes stand; the residents all are camp members. All together the camp is made up of 57 acres donated by George Colby, a spiritualist from New York who homesteaded the land in the late 1800s. A walk around the neighborhood and grounds leaves one with a sense of wonder and questions. Visiting CassadagaDuring a recent tour of the camp, certified mediums and healers opened up their homes and gave voice to the otherwise still neighborhood. This is a unique place with unique people, said board trustee and resident Michael Griffin. He and fellow board trustee Dennis Groseclose pointed to the homes of healers and mediums and detailed the kind of work they do. Artists, health-care professionals, musicians, clerical workers and military service members are among them. Im a professional clown, and I substitute teach and have an EKG license, Terri Swerdloff, an employee at the Cassadaga bookstore, said. A serene sense of focus and purposeful living pervades, much like one would expect in a religious commune. In fact, residents of the camp call it one of the oldest religious-based communities in the United States. They spend their time in reflection, communicating with the spirit world and beyond and guiding visitors in their personal journeys for knowledge and healing. First-time visitors to Cassadaga might describe Colby Memorial Temple and the Caesar Foreman Healing Gazebo as unworldly. Inside the gazebo are two chairs one for the healer and one for the seeker. The healers chair is a tufted red velvet stool; the seekers, a simple wooden one with claw feet on crystal balls. Benches line the walls for observers to watch the healing process. One can leave the room with a heady, energized feeling. The gazebo is open to the public for 30 minutes each week while healers work with visitors in rotation. This public viewing is offered as a greeting and a kind of introduction to the mystical work performed throughout Cassadaga. More involved and personal healings can be scheduled to take place in the homes of individual healers. Across from the gazebo, weekly services, healings and meetings are held in the Colby Memorial Temple. This building is the lifeblood of Cassadaga, where camp members and visitors worship God and communicate with the spirit world. The tenet of the spiritualists is the continuity of life. For them, death is merely a shift that signifies the opening of another portal to communication and connection. Spiritualism is what drew Mr. Colby here in 1875. According to camp board trustees, he was guided by a Native American named Seneca to settle the land that is now Cassadaga. The camp was formed in 1894, at the height of a time when people sought mediums to help them communicate with loved ones and seek advice from the spirit world. Cassadaga Rev. Janie Owens explained that spiritualists such as herself believe there is no original sin, that people are responsible for their own actions and have free will to change the way they live their lives. There is no creed, she said. Thats why I believe so many people are attracted. The pews are packed during church services at Cassadaga, and attendance continues to grow, she added. Theyre looking for answers. People want the healing. Its body, mind and spirit.Mediums and healersDuring the nearly 120 years Cassadaga has been in existence, its way of life has remained the same. Mediums and healers live and work to maintain communications with the spirit world and the living. Camp members have strict standards for working as a medium or healer. All of them must be certified with at least four years of study and training, according to Rev. Judy Cooper. This is a religion, she said. We take it very seriously. Cassadaga has no fly-by-night soothsayers, TV-based fortunetellers or carnival-style theatrics. Only old-school hard work and training will do. Theres a lot of foundation here, Rev. Cooper said. Mediums and healers are trained individuals. We have some of the best students you will run across. On the porch of the Andrew Jackson Davis Educational Building and Bookstore, a young medium in training flashed a smile and chatted with Mr. Griffin, the board member, about her studies. Just steps away at the Cassadaga Hotel, tarot card readers and mediums reside and work. The hotel, which at one time was part of the camp, was sold to a private party during the Great Depression. According to local lore, ghosts and spirits flit about the hotel property. The true South Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp experience starts at the bookstore. Any of the signs for mediums and psychics along the road before the camp cannot be vouched for. At camp headquarters, at 1112 Stevens St., visitors can peruse a book detailing the history of the camp as well as descriptions of the certified mediums and healers working there. References are good to use when choosing a medium or healer, but so is good old-fashioned intuition. You must have a connection, Rev. Cooper said. Insider her Victorian-style home, it was not hard to get comfortable. Incense infused the air, and purple-hued rocks and crystal sparkled on a table. (Purple is considered a color of spirituality and higher order, Rev. Cooper explained.) What one gets out of a reading is up to the person seeking guidance, she added. We make our own happiness. Rose Thorn, a Fort Myers psychologist, said mediums and healers should be looked at the same way one considers conventional medical and mental-health professionals: You find someone that works for you. All mediums are not the WORLDFrom page 1 Top: Rev. Don Zanghi displays a metal trumpet-like device sometimes used during sances to move and make sound signifying the presence of a spirit. Above: Marie Gates, a healer, medium and teacher, strolls with Princess Sadie. Michael Griffin, a member of the Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp. Cassadaga>> For more information about South Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp, go to www.Cassadaga. org >> Cassadaga is located at 1112 Stevens Street, Cassadaga Fla. Tips for seeing a reader>> Seek a mediums help when theres sincere need.>> Be receptive. Do not go for a consultation with a closed mind. The more relaxed you are, the better your reading will be.>> Your questions will usually be answered in the course of your consultation.>> Do not volunteer information to the medium. Be friendly, acknowledge when the medium speaks to you. A consultation should be an exchange.>> Each medium has a unique style. Seek out one with whom you feel comfortable with and in tune. South Cassadaga Spiritualist CampSpiritual healing guide>> Open your heart and mind to receive Gods healing energies.>> Place your feet at on the oor, hands in your lap with palms open, close your eyes, breathe slowly and relax.>> Ask the unseen healing force to remove all obstacles and obstructions from your mind and body.>> Allow the healing energies to balance your mind, body and spirit. Some healings are instantaneous and some take time. South Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp


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Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will allow investors to buy actual pieces of real players namely, rights to 20 percent of the players lifetime earnings (including licensing and product endorsement deals). The firm told The New York Times in October that it will soon stage an IPO for budding NFL star Arian Foster and hopes to sign up many more athletes, plus singers and actors similarly early in their careers. (On the other hand, Fantexs lawyers drew up a 37-page list of potential investment risks, such as injuries, slumps and scandals and the fact that the stock will trade only on Fantexs private exchange.) Cultural diversity For Japanese boys, the train driver sits alongside footballer, doctor and policeman as a dream job, according to a September Agence France-Presse dispatch, and consequently, the system for the Tokyo metro area (covering 35 million people) runs with the precision of a finely crafted Swiss watch, where delays, even for as long as a minute, seldom occur. (When they do occur, operators repeatedly apologize and hand out notes from home to commuters to present to their bosses to excuse the tardiness.) Among the systems drawbacks is the still-irksome groping of females on packed rush-hour trains, when operators routinely shove as many as 300 riders into cars designed for 150. Among the surprising legacies of the oppressions of communist East Germany is modern-day Germanys commonplace clothing-optional lifestyle (FKK, or Freikoerperkultur free body culture). A September Global Post dispatch counted hundreds of FKK beaches across the country and referenced a turned-up snapshot (not yet authenticated) of a young Angela Merkel frolicking nude in the 1960s or 1970s. Foreigners occasionally undergo culture shock at German hotels saunas and swimming pools, at which swimsuits are discouraged (as unhygienic). In December China joined only a handful of countries (and 29 U.S. states) by strengthening the rights of elderly parents to demand support from their adult children not only financially (which has been the law for more than a decade) but now allowing lawsuits by parents who feel emotionally ignored, as well. An October Associated Press feature on one rural extended family dramatized Chinas cultural shift away from its proverbial first virtue of family honor. Zhang Zefang, 94, said she did not even understand the concept of lawsuit when a local official explained it, but only that she deserved better from the children she had raised and who now allegedly resent her neediness. (A village court promptly ordered several family members to contribute support for Ms. Zefang.) Latest religious messages Recent separate testings in 21 springs in Austria and 18 fonts in Vienna yielded a conclusion that 86 percent of the holy water in the countrys churches was not safe to drink most commonly infected with diarrhea-causing E.coli and Campylobacter. University of Vienna researchers found samples with up to 62 million bacteria per milliliter of water, and the busier the church, the higher the count. Various studies show churchgoers to be happier, more optimistic and healthier than other people, leading some atheists and agnostics to wonder whether the church experience could be fruitfully replicated but minus the belief in God. Hence, the Sunday Assembly was created in London, and has now spread to New York City and Melbourne, Australia, with 18 other hoped-for openings by years end, according to a September report in The Week. Founders seek such benefits as a sense of community, a thought-provoking (secular) sermon, group singing and an ethos of self-improvement, exemplified by the motto live better, help often, wonder more, and they hope that eventually Sunday Assembly will organize Sunday school, weddings, funerals and nonreligious baptisms. First Things First: An alleged drug ring in the Brooklyn, N.Y., neighborhood of Sheepshead Bay was busted in September after police cracked a stream of Internet messages offering heroin (called DOB) and cocaine (white girl). Among the messages was one sent at 6:45 one Friday evening advising customers that they had 5 minutes to get their orders in for the weekend because the sellers would obediently shut down at 7:30 (i.e., sundown) for the Jewish sabbath. Questionable judgments Los Angeles Animal Services has proposed that the city be established as a Sanctuary City of Feral Cats and that cats should be an exception to property owners right to evict animals causing damage. Under the L.A. City Feral Cat Program, reported, felines will gain an inherent right to be on residential or commercial property. Animal Services believes that an enhanced spaying program will eliminate most feral-cat problems, including somehow their toileting excesses and their killing of neighborhood songbirds. You hired a convicted prostitute and thief to handle state money? asked an incredulous Connecticut state legislator in September when he learned that Suki Handly had been employed from 2008 to 2012 passing out welfare benefits in the states Manchester distribution center and that $44,000 was missing. Furthermore, Ms. Handly and two others had been found guilty of theft in Connecticut in 2010, yet word of her prostitution and 2010 convictions were not known to state investigators until a chance audit in 2012. (State hiring offices of course promised to strengthen background checks.)


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PAGE 12 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA12 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 Charting the evolution of The Immokalee FoundationEducation is key to empowering farming communitys young residentsFor the past 22 years, The Immokalee Foundation has been dedicated to empowering Immokalees children. Through programs focused on education, vocation and life skills, the foundation works with each child to develop a plan that nurtures his or her development as a student, citizen and future professional. It all began in 1991, when Parker Collier and several Naples residents founded TIF with the goal of improving the future of Immokalees youth by making people aware of their struggles and garnering enough financial support to make a difference in their lives. With Mrs. Colliers leadership and the generous help of philanthropic citizens, companies and institutions, TIF soon began to commit financial assistance to initiatives in education, career development and health care in Immokalee contributions that would not only benefit the kids, but also the community as a whole. In the latter part of the 1990s, TIF began concentrating its efforts more on education. Believing that education was an integral part of the economic development of Immokalee, the board commissioned a study to uncover and analyze the weaknesses that prevented the children of the farming community from attaining a post-secondary admission and/or achieving academic success. The results were disturbing: The report showed that approximately 65 percent of Immokalee children who entered kindergarten dropped out of school before high school graduation, and 60 percent of all elementary school students (75 percent within the sixth, eighth and 10th grades) scored at the lowest levels on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. Additionally, only 41 percent of high school graduates had any post-secondary plans. Clearly, after-school programs, early childhood intervention and career and college training needed to be implemented. Subsequently, TIF began to transform. What started out as a grant-awarding organization has expanded into a nonprofit focused on educational programs designed to give children the tools to believe and then achieve. TIFs partnership with Take Stock in Children, a statewide scholarship and mentoring program, solidified TIFs new educational path. But this was only the beginning of a whole new journey one that gave TIF the opportunity to take a closer look at other programs that would benefit Immokalees youth. By 2009, TIF had implemented multiple programs emphasizing education, leadership and other life skills. Those programs now serve more than 700 students and include TSIC, Immokalee Readers, Career Development and College Success. Each is essential to the mission of the organization. TSIC helps increase high school graduation rates by holding students to a pledge to stay out of trouble, keep their grades up and meet regularly with their volunteer mentor. Immokalee Readers is an early reading intervention program targeted to improve the reading skills of the bottom 17 percent performers on the FCAT state achievement assessment test of children from kindergarten through second grade. Led by certified teachers and supplemented with high school age tutors, the program is currently implemented in three Immokalee elementary schools. Through the Career Development program, TIF aims to increase awareness and knowledge of career paths through an array of panel discussions, seminars and industry-targeted tours. With scholarship support for training, the program helps students complete the journey of becoming economically independent. In 2010, through a partnership between TIF and the Fites Family Charitable Trust, Kelly Tractor and Caterpillar Foundation, a new training program for heavy equipment technicians began at the iTECH center in Immokalee. The program has led to graduates gaining employment in high-paying careers. Lastly, TIFs College Success program provides ongoing mentorship and support for students on a post-secondary path, helping them to set up individual academic plans to ensure graduation. 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FLORIDA WEEKLYA16 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 Local history repeats itself for Christmas at Palm CottageTis the season for Christmas at Palm Cottage, the time of year when the Naples Historical Society decorates its historic headquarters in an old-fashioned holiday theme. The unveiling is at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, and the decorations will remain for visitors to enjoy through 4 p.m. New Years Eve. Thousands of twinkling lights will illuminate Naples oldest house inside and out. This years event will feature docent-guided tours rather than an unattended walk-through, as well as a special exhibit of seasonal American cut glass representing Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. The pieces are on loan from the private collection of Barbara and Bill Meek. Christmas at Palm Cottage hours are 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 1-8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. The house will be closed on Thanksgiving; on Friday, Dec. 6, for the NHS gala; and on Christmas. Historic Palm Cottage and The Norris Gardens are at 137 12th Ave. S., at Gulfshore Boulevard one block east of the Naples Pier. Admission is $10 (free for NHS members and children younger than 10). For more information, call 261-8164 or visit Bid on eBay for Vineyards membershipTee up to bid online for a lifetime full golf membership at Vineyards Country Club. Bidding starts at $15,000 for the membership that has a retail value of $35,000. The eBay auction opens at 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, and closes at 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. All proceeds will benefit Charity for Change. The family membership, which was donated to Charity for Change, covers one household (both spouses and children under the age of 24). The certificate can be redeemed through Dec. 31, 2014. Members of the Vineyards Country Club are guaranteed no assessments, no food and beverage minimum and no hidden fees. The member is responsible for the annual dues, which for 2013 were $8,500 plus tax. Existing members holding a promissory note cannot bid. Membership privileges include two 18-hole championship golf courses, 12 Har-Tru tennis courts, swimming, a newly renovated fitness center with spa services and a clubhouse that hosts year-round social events and live entertainment in the banquet facilities and dining rooms, lounge, lobby bar and on the terrace. Charity for Change provides a character education program for elementary school students. For more information about the organization and for a link to the eBay auction, visit The Popcorn Cellar is a one-of-a-kind gourmet tasting bar. Presenting hundreds of innovative recipes using only the highest quality ingredients, The Popcorn Cellar offers tastings at our chic popcorn bar where you can taste an array of special avors.Pop by soon! Locally owned by Patti Fortune and Jeremy Dominwww 651 5th Avenue South, Naples (239) 263-0023 Open daily at 11amNow Open!


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Wi-Fi claim based on August 2012 study of comparable in-home wireless routers by Allion Test Labs, Inc. Voice: Text messaging requires XFINITY Internet subscription. Most Live Sports available with Digital Preferred TV and WatchESPN. Call for restrictions and complete details. Comcast. All rights reserved. 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee applies to one months recurring service charge and standard installation charges up to $500. NPA133127-0007 Call 1 877 519-8497 to learn more, or get started with this great XFINITY Internet oer.XFINITY delivers the fastest Internet and the best in entertainment. CenturyLink doesnt even come close. All backed by the 30-Day Money-Back Comcast Customer Guarantee.SM NO TERM CONTRACT REQUIREDINCLUDESCONSTANT GUARD(A $360 VALUE)a month for 12 months19$GET STARTED WITH ECONOMY PLUS INTERNET99 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 A21 6150 Diamond Centre Court #1300 Fort Myers, Florida (239) 344-9786 Dr. Raheb is accepting new patients. He accepts most major insurances. Call (239) 344-9786 to schedule a consultation or visit Surgical Practice Specializing in Bariatric Surgery, Body Contouring after Weight Loss, Advanced Laparoscopic AntiRe ux, & General Surgery The surgical practice of Dr. Moses K. Shieh introduces to you....John G. Raheb, DO, FACS. Dr. Raheb recently retired from a long illustrious career from the U.S. Navy, as a general & bariatric surgeon. He will partner with Dr. Shieh in providing exclusive and compassionate, 24/7 bariatric & surgical care. Visit our website for more details on Dr. Raheb. Moses K. Shieh, DO, FACOSScholarship fair for high school seniorsCollier County Public Schools and the school districts of Lee, Hendry, Charlotte and Glades counties present the Infinite Scholars Program Scholarship Fair from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Germain Arena. The free event offers financially disadvantaged students guidance on college admissions, ACT/SAT preparation and college scholarships. Two dozen schools will be represented, including Alabama A&M University, Citadel University, Florida A&M University, ITT Technical Institute, Kentucky State University, North Carolina A&T University, Oklahoma State University-Institute of Technology, Saint Louis University, Tuskegee University, University of Missouri and the University of North Florida Representatives from the United States Army ROTC program also will attend. Students must register online at www. and print a ticket that will be required for admission. They also must bring with them at least 10 unofficial high school transcripts and unofficial ACT/SAT scores, two letters of recommendation and a brief essay on Why I Want to Go to College. Youth lacrosse registration openAll youth teams in the Collier County Lacrosse Association are now the Collier Coyotes, represented by a new logo in the navy blue, silver and white team colors. CCLA has operated fall and spring youth lacrosse programs since 2003 for boys ages 7-15. This fall, more than 90 boys are attending weekly practices and playing scrimmages. Spring teams participate in the regional youth lacrosse league known as FLYLAX along with teams from Fort Myers and Estero. CCLA had seven teams and more than 125 boys in the FLYLAX league for the spring 2013. Sign-ups for the spring 2014 season can be completed at or in person at Coastland Center Mall between noon and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9-10. For more information, visit the website above. pare students for college and careers and solidify the countrys global competitiveness. Mr. Mucci, regional director of external affairs for AT&Ts Tampa region, praised the Conservancy facilities and its STEM program. This is an opportunity to see these kids grow in STEM, which is obviously where were headed actually, were already there, he said. These kids will be stronger workforce candidates going forward. As her students attention was wrapped up in specimen jars, miniature fishing nets and the filter marshs contents, Ms. Sturtz beamed while reflecting on what the Conservancy and its STEM Institute mean to their intellectual growth. The kids are so excited, she said. One boy said this is the best field trip hes ever had in the whole wide world. I think the facility is excellent, the learning opportunities are great and the equipment for children to actually use is wonderful. STEMFrom page 20


From storybook cowboys and The Lone Ranger to zombie toddlers, a Tennessee Volunteer and even a wattle of Boston terriers, there was no shortage of the Halloween spirit in Naples this year (is there ever?). We thank photographers Bob Raymond, who braved Fifth Avenue for downtowns Spooktacular affair; Amanda Rattigan, who snapped people and pooches at Humane Society Naples Strut Your Mutt; and lower school teacher Molly Smith, who focused on youngsters in Community School of Naples Halloween Storybook Parade, for sharing their spoils with us. With pictures this sweet and funny and frightening to enjoy, who needs candy? (2 3 9) 6 5 9-04 76123 4 Airport Pulling Rd., N. Naples, FL 3 41 04Dr. Gadaleta has been practicing for 20 years and has been in Naples since 1 998GadaletaChiropractic Vax-D Treatments, the most trusted form of Spinal Decompression FREE X-RAYWITH FIRST EXAMwith this ad. ($4 5 Value)Dr. Angelo Gadaleta The Patient Has The Right To Refuse To Pay, Cancel Payment Or Be Reimbursed For Any Other Service Or Treatment Which Is Perform ed As A Result Of, And Within 72 Hours Of Responding To The Advertisement For The Discounted Service. F. Rick Palmon, M.D.and The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination, or treatment that is performed as a result of, and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, or reduced fee service, examination and treatment. ($500.00 per eye) October 1 November 30 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 A SEASIDE CITY HALLOWEEN From stor y book cowbo y s an d A22 N E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S W EEK O F N OV is s we et a nd fun ny d fr ig ht en in g to enjoy, who needs cand y?


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PAGE 26 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 HEALTHY LIVINGUF survey: Adults lack basic knowledge on caloric intake THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDAAdults generally dont know how many calories they should consume daily to maintain their current weight, according to a new University of Florida survey, but that might not be a bad thing. Thats because knowing ones calorie needs can be a double-edged sword, says Cassie R owe, who worked on the survey as a graduate student and is now a study coordinator at UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. On one hand, it may allow people to balance energy intake with physical activity to manage their weight, Ms. Rowe says. On the other hand, I think most Americans get bogged down by the numbers. In this respect, knowing your calorie needs may lead to unnecessary stress surrounding counting calories. Calorie postings on restaurant menu boards were an impetus for the study, she says, adding, Do people even know what they mean? Are they going to have any context? Researchers surveyed 978 people of varying heights and weights from a cross-section of demographic groups, mostly on the UF campus. The survey found that people of all body mass indexes underestimate their daily energy requirements. Graduate students in the masters dietetic internship program in UFs Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition conducted the survey as a class project for their professor, Bobbi Langkamp-Henken. The survey, conducted in early 2011, is published in the current issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. Survey respondents answered 10 questions, including their height, weight and level of exercise. Based on those answers, researchers calculated how many calories the respondents needed daily, the research papers lead author, Lauren Headrick, says. Shes now state coordinator for Floridas Farm to School Partnership. What was so interesting in our study is, people underestimated their needs across the board, showing a clear lack of knowledge surrounding calories, Ms. Headrick says. Heres an example of the surveys results: Most people who need, for example, 2,000 calories a day, think they should only consume 1,500. This finding gives dietitians pause, Ms. Langkamp-Henken says, because if people learn their actual caloric needs are higher than they thought, they might be tempted to eat more than they normally would. On the nutrition facts panel of all food labels, the standard is 2,000 calories a day, although an individuals needs can be different, depending on their age, size and exercise habits. To the researchers surprise, they noted that people who are obese underestimated their caloric needs the most. But Ms. Langkamp-Henken offers a possible explanation: If they underestimate how much they need, its probably because theyve tried dieting in the past and gotten discouraged and realize it takes a whole lot of restriction of your intake to lose some weight. Luncheon will focus on womens issues regarding addictionWomen and Addiction, a free luncheon and continuing education program about the unique alcohol and drug addiction issues that women face in treatment and ongoing recovery, is set for noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Hazelden in Naples. All are welcome. Two free CEUs will be awarded. Brenda Iliff, executive director of Hazelden in Naples, will discuss how women generally progress faster in addiction than men, face different barriers in getting help and recover differently. Recognizing these differences can be critical in recognizing addiction and determining treatment. For reservations or more information, call Mary Campbell at 659-2351 or e-mail marycampbell@hazelden. org. Cancer research efforts reorganized21st Century Oncology will more closely combine cancer research initiatives with Massachusetts General Hospital, the original teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, when the National Cancer Institute implements a reorganized cooperative structure in February. The reorganization will combine three specialized oncology research bodies into one clinical research collective known as NGR Oncology. 21st Century Oncology is conducting clinical research trials at sites across the country and assessing the effectiveness of various cancer treatments. Physicians are currently evaluating advanced therapy in breast cancer, prostate cancer and bladder cancer and look forward to expanding to other sites including lung cancer, says Dr. Steven Finkelstein, national director of the 21st Century Oncology Translational Research Consortium. Avow counselors lead support groupsProfessional counselors at Avow lead several grief support groups at the Ispiri community center on the Avow main campus, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane in Naples, and also at the Marco Island office, 656 Bald Eagle Drive. For the complete schedule of meetings, call 261-4404 or visit www. Attendance is free, but registration is required. to schedule your appointment.Call 239-216-4337Free Skin Cancer ScreeningMonday, November 18th8 a.m. to 12 p.m. New patients only. Must have appointment. DOWNTOWN NAPLES OFFICE.Chethana C. Gottam, MD, FAADBoard Certified Dermatology


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 A27 We are honored to introduce Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida.Scheduled to open in 2017, this lifesaving facility will house 128 beds and provide new and expanded specialty pediatric health care services for children from Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. e Childrens Hospital is Growing. Please consider a lifesaving gift to help build Americas Newest Childrens Hospital.Call 239-343-6950 or visit Goli h edul e 8 b e d s e alth c a t to he C all 239-343-6950 or v i S c h 1 1 2 8 h h h e e P P P P P l l l e e a a s s e e c c o o n s i i d d e e r r a a l l l i i f f e e s a a v v v i i i n n g g g g g i i f f t 20%off 8811 North Tamiami Trail | 239.514.0535The Marketplace at Pelican Bay next to PublixOne time use per transaction on one sale item. Cannot be combined with other coupon offers on this item. Excludes Red Dot Clearance, Gift Cards, Fabulous Finds, BOGO, Mad Dash and Doorbuster merchandise. Not valid on previously purchased merchandise. May be used with Stein Mart MasterCard Rewards Certicates. Coupon must be surrendered at time of sale. Valid 11/8 through 11/11/2013 in our Naples store. Reproductions will not be accepted. Not for use by Stein Mart associates. For in-store use only. 7002001020446689Friday through Monday Any One Sale ItemVALID IN NAPLES STORE ONLY. Valid on all Home Red Dot Clearance items. Cannot be combined with other coupon offers on these items. Not vali d on previously purchased merchandise. May be used with Stein Mart MasterCard Rewards certicates. Coupon must be surrendered at time of sale. Valid 11/8 through 11/11/13 in our Naples store. Reproductions will not be accepted. For in-store use only. 7002001050222372Entire Purchase of HOME Red Dot Clearance50%offVALID IN NAPLES STORE ONLY.Entire stocks not included unless specied. Styles and colors will vary by store. Some merchandise may not be available at every store or online. Valid through 11/11/13.Friday through Monday EXTRA SAVINGS OFF Our Everyday Discount Prices VETERANS DAY SALE Friday, November 8 through Monday, November 11 SALE 30% off Famous Maker career separates now 34.96 to 55.96 was 49.99-79.98 compare at $99-$179 Men's outerwear now 20.96 to 69.96 was 29.99-99.99 compare at $120-$275 SALE 30% off BOGO 50% off Scarves, hats & gloves 19.99 to 49.99 compare at $36-$88 SALE 30% off Holiday collections now 4.16 to 279.96 was 5.99-399.99 compare at $8-$800 Excludes Fabulous Finds In-store onlyAND MUCH MORE IN-STORE! HEALTHY LIVINGThe 55th annual Hospital Ball: A night of NCH honorsWe honored more than a few heroes at the 55th annual NCH Ball recently at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The evenings celebration was dedicated to expansion and renovation of the Pediatric Emergency Department at our North Naples campus. Our growing community now has more than 80,000 children under age 18. This past year we served a record 17,000 children in the North Naples ER, an increase of 33 percent since 2008. Plans for the new ER, which separates children and adults, have 12 patient rooms, two trauma rooms for children and a pediatric waiting room with a state-of-the-art entertainment center to engage all ages. At the ball, we announced a $6 million gift from our board chair and her family and the naming of the Robert, Mariann and Megan MacDonald Pediatric Emergency Department. This is the MacDonald familys second major gift to NCH. The standing ovation they received from the 500 attendees was richly deserved. Our 2013 Physician of the Year award, sponsored by Herb and Mary Ehlers and voted on by the medical staff, resulted in a tie for the top honor between Dr. Deborah Lopez and Dr. Alberto de la Rivaherrera. Drs. Paul Jones, Ken Plunkitt, Carlos Quintero, Dennis Stapleton and Justin Warner were also recognized. Our 2013 Nurses of the Year were Elizabeth Foster and Stephen Taylor. And the 2013 Compass Award winners, nominated by NCH employees for their compassion, were Drs. Damian McGovern and Charina Yango-Cadavos. We also honored Mary Jane Briggs, who served as this years Honorary Ball Chair. The Briggs family has supported NCH and the community at large in countless ways for more than half a century. Finally, the evenings unsung heroes were the Hospital Ball Committee members, led by co-chairs Sen. Garrett and Diana Richter, auction chair Pat Schultz and sponsorship chair John Clough. The night was one of inspiration and synergy. The national health-care environment might be maddeningly uncertain, but here in Southwest Florida we enjoy the constant of a competent, caring community that takes seriously its obligations to maintain and sustain high quality, local health care. NCH would not be what we are today without the support of our community. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System.




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PAGE 30 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA30 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 For more information: or contact Tom DeMarchi at (239) 590-7421 or SANIBEL ISLAND BIG ARTS and Sanibel Island Public Library, Sanibel Island, Fla.NOV. 7-10, 2013 EIGHTH ANNUALSANIBEL ISLANDWRITERSCONFERENCE PRESENTERS: Steve Almond (Creative Nonfiction) Lynne Barrett (Fiction) Dan Bern (Songwriting) Lisa Borders (Fiction) Margaret Cardillo (Childrens Literature) Christopher Castellani (Fiction) Brock Clarke (Fiction) Ron Currie Jr. (Fiction) John Dufresne (Screenwriting) Patricia Engel (Fiction) Beth Ann Fennelly (Poetry) Craig Finn (Songwriting) Roxane Gay (Creative Nonfiction) Kristen Iversen (Creative Nonfiction) Tim Parrish (Creative Nonfiction) Benjamin Percy (Fiction) Nahid Rachlin (Creative Nonfiction) Kathleen Rooney (Poetry) Christopher Schelling (Literary Agent) Michael Steinberg (Creative Nonfiction) Darin Strauss (Fiction) Johnny Temple (Publishing) Emma Trelles (Poetry) Laura Valeri (Fiction) Alexis Washam (Publishing) Robert Wilder (Creative Nonfiction) KEYNOTE SPEAKERRichard Blanco (President Obamas 2013 Inaugural Poet)PRESENTED BY Periodontal FACTPeriodontal Disease may be a contributing factor to: gum periodontal disease periodontal diseaseDr. Bradley Piotrowski, D.D.S., M.S.D.BOARD CERTIFIED PERIODONTIST Hurry offer expires 11/30/13 PET TALESEye spyVision problems a common concern in older pets BY DR. MARTY BECKER AND KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal UclickWhoever said that getting old isnt for sissies knew what she was talking about. All of us, including our dogs and cats, find that as we age, our bodies just dont work as well as they used to. Eye diseases are among the most commonly seen problems in older dogs and cats. One change you may notice is a condition called lenticular sclerosis, or nuclear sclerosis. That bluish haze you may see in a pets eyes isnt cataracts, as is often suspected, but the result of a normal aging of the lens. The good news is that it doesnt affect vision and doesnt require any treatment. Cataracts are cloudy spots on the normally transparent lens of the eye. They look like a milky gray film behind the pupil. Cataracts may start to appear when dogs are 6 years old to 8 years old and can eventually lead to blindness. Dogs rely more on scent than sight, however, and they can get around very well simply by using their noses as long as you dont move the furniture. If your dogs cataracts are so bad that hes running into things, ask your veterinarian about cataract surgery. Older cats rarely develop cataracts. They are more likely to suffer vision loss from retinal diseases, uveitis (a painful inflammation of certain eye structures) or glaucoma. Like dogs, cats adapt well to vision loss. They compensate by relying more on their hearing or their whiskers. Other age-related vision problems, such as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, better known as dry eye, require aggressive treatment. Tears, which are produced by the lacrimal glands, lubricate, protect and cleanse the eye. Tear production tends to decrease with age. If that happens, the eye becomes dry and irritated. It starts to produce more mucus, causing a goopy discharge. Dry eyes are itchy, and dogs may scratch at them or rub them on the carpet in an attempt to relieve the itch. Dogs with dry eye are also more likely to develop corneal ulcers. Dry eye is diagnosed with a Schirmer tear test. The veterinarian places a tiny paper strip at the inner corner of the eye, where the tears pool, and holds it there for one minute to see how much of the strip becomes wetted with tears. If the result indicates that tear production is below normal, the animal likely has dry eye. Dry eye is less common in cats than in dogs. Depending on the condition of the eye, your veterinarian may prescribe artificial tears (not saline solution), antibiotic eye drops or an immunosuppressant drug that stimulates tear production. This helps to keep the dog comfortable and the cornea healthy. The medication may need to be compounded at a special pharmacy. Glaucoma is an increase in pressure within the eye. It can develop quickly and is extremely painful. If your pet is squinting and the eye is tearing and feels harder than normal, consider it an emergency. A dog or cat with an acute case of glaucoma can lose his eyesight within 48 hours if the condition isnt treated immediately. Take your dog to the veterinarian for an eye exam any time you notice the following signs: Redness Cloudiness Discharge Opaque or whitish film over the eye Tearing, squinting, pawing at the eye or other signs of pain Sensitivity to light An unusually soft or hard eye A swollen, crusty or itchy eyelid A bulging or sunken eye If you notice that your pets vision is not as keen as it used to be, dont simply chalk it up to old age. Oftentimes, medication or other treatment can help, especially if the problem is diagnosed early. Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss in older dogs, but they usually dont require surgical removal unless the dog is having trouble getting around. >> Charlie is a handsome, affectionate guy whos about 7 years old. His adoption, including a complete care package, is free to a qualied senior citizen. >> Slater is a black mouth cur mix whos about 3 years old weighs about 56 pounds. Gentle and friendly, he sits, waits, is good on a leash and likes to play Frisbee. >> Snowy is a 7-month-old domestic longhair who is as sweet as she is beautiful. >> Zensah is a sweet, 1-year-old cur mix who weighs about 50 pounds. Shes good on her leash and even likes to sit on laps.To adopt 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 Pets of the Week


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PAGE 34 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 The Of ces at Mercato 9128 Strada Place, #8105, Naples, FL 34108 MLD 420/NMLS ID: 167191 Foreclosure, Bankruptcy or Short Sale?Sometimes Bad Things Happen to Good People American Eagle would like to announce... The Rollout of our Latest Non-Agency program: Contact us for more details! Your Non-Agency Specialist. Foreclosure, Bankruptcy or Short Sale?Sometimes Bad Things Happen to Good People COME AND JOIN THE FCB MORTGAGE TEAM!Florida Community Bank N.A. is seeking seasoned mortgage professionals to join FCB in Collier and Lee County: Area Sales ManagerVisitApply Online! contact us Stronger Than EverInvestors mistime and consistently misallocate Bull markets and bear markets have a way of changing the individual investors best-laid plans for portfolio allocations. In fact, research proves that individual investors are terrible at making investment decisions: they capitulate/sell when already in a bear market and they chase performance in a bull market. In doing so, they wrongly rebalance asset classes within their portfolios at exactly the worst possible times. Individual investors understand the profit premise: Buy low, sell high. Unfortunately, an investors understanding of such does not mean that his or her behavior is in sync. Behavior often is dominated by emotions of greed and fear in bull and bear markets, respectively. Most often effected is the converse of the maxim; the investor proceeds to buy into the market peak (as the investor has a feeling of confidence based on historical gains of the bull) and to sell into market lows (as the investors has a feeling of despair, confusion, or just downright panic based on recent losses of the bear). The poor decision making of investors has been studied by the highly regarded and independent research group, DALBAR. DALBAR analyzed historical purchase and sale patterns and found that: investors move their money in and out of the market at the wrong times, according to Louis Harvey, president of DALBAR. They get excited or they panic, and they hurt themselves. (March 11, 2013, MONEY NEWS, DALBARs Harvey: Individual Investors Brilliant at Mistiming Markets.) How much do they hurt themselves? A DALBAR study of the last 20 years shows that investors in U.S. stock mutual funds earned an average annualized return of 4.25 percent during that period, while the Standard & Poors 500 stock index generated an 8.21 percent return. Some underperformance was attributable to fees but the preponderance of explanation is that individual investors are notorious for exactly mistiming the market in equities markets in general. It stands to reason that if investors are buying equities at market peaks, then they are selling out of some other asset class in order to create investable funds; conversely, if they are dumping equities at market lows, then they are taking proceeds and buying into another class, typically bonds. The poor decision-making of investors has also been studied by mutual funds. In fact, a white paper by Vanguard affirms that individual investors wrongly time equities and bonds for entry and exit. Many (investors) are influenced by capital market performance; this is often evident in market cash flows mirroring what appears to be an emotional response fear or greed rather than a rational one. Investors also can be moved to act by fund advertisements that tout recent outperformance, as if the investor could somehow inherit those historical returns, despite disclaimers stating that past performance is not a guarantee of future results (Vanguard, Advisors Alpha, April 22, 2013). Vanguards historical studies of mutual fund net cash flows show that, after protracted periods of relative outperformance (in one asset class), sizable cash flows tend to follow (into that asset class). The data showed that the peak of equity cycles saw large equity inflows; at the trough of the equity declines, equities are exited and there are large bond inflows. Here are some examples of classic investment wrongdoing. In 1999, near the equity market peak, there was a net inflow of $160 billion into equity funds and a net outflow of $2 billion out of bond funds; in 2000, there was a net inflow of $262 billion into equities and $48 billion out of bonds. In 2001, during the severe equity correction, there was only $70 billion net cash flow into equity funds and $81 billion into bond funds. In 2006 through 2007, there was $464 billion put into equity funds and $182 billion into bond funds. In the period 2009 through 2012, there was $140 billion put into equities and a jaw-dropping $790 billion put into bond funds. How can any investor expect to outperform or just even perform as well as market averages if he buys high and sells low? Answer: he cant. It is a losers game. If investors mistime equities and bonds, might they also mistime other classes, including hedge funds, private equity, real estate, managed futures? Most probably so as these asset classes are not currently making headlines as the hot asset class. Instead of making another ill-timed reallocation, the individual investor should heed the counsel of DALBARs president: The most important thing, once you have a strategy is to find a way to actually stick with it (MONEY NEWS). What investors should really be considering is adding to their position in lackluster asset classes in order to rebalance their portfolios. The next time that you consider rebalancing your portfolio to more heavily weight into a bull market, think about whether you are behaving as a typical individual investor who wants to be riding the winning horse. Jumping from one winning horse to the next generally results in falling off the horse. Consult your adviser as to the suitability of these ideas and consult investment specialists for counsel on specific asset classes. Jeannette Showalter, CFA is a commodities broker with Worldwide Futures Systems. Find her on Facebook at Jeannette Showalter, CFA. Trading futures and options on futures and Forex transactions involve substantial risk of loss and may not be suitable for all investors. You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. 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Send it in see Write to Us 86 r e r e r e ges s t h k e v e d d e B T M f r e Pr oc Some 20 12 sa p ro d uc t Kn o w t o u s wi th F to p an d yo u d rawin g for a a new BUSINESS MEETINGS A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at or visit www. The general membership of the Collier County Bar Association meets for lunch at noon Friday, Nov. 8, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker David Stevens, principal at Investment Properties Corp. of Naples, will present his Real Estate Outlook for Collier County. Sign up at The Above Board Chamber of Florida welcomes members and guests to its luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Hilton Naples. $23 for members, $28 for guests. Reservations required by Friday, Nov. 8. Call Jeanne Sweeney at 910-7426. The Collier Building Industry Association and the Lee Building Industry Association present 013 Market Trends from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Miromar Design Center. $25 for members, $50 for others. For more information, e-mail Wake Up Naples for members of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Hilton Naples. The 10th annual Distinguished Public Service Awards presentation will take place. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Sign up at www.napleschamber. org/events. The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Harvest Night Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Gulf Coast Coin & Jewelry, 25355 S. Tamiami Trail. Guests are asked to bring a donation of canned food for the Bonita Springs Assistance Office. $10 in advance, $15 at the door for members; $30 for non-members. Call 992-2943 or visit The second annual Marco Island Area Home Show sponsored by the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort. Networking for exhibitors will start 30 minutes before the doors open to the public. Exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Call 394-7549 or e-mail Katie@ The East Naples Merchants Association meets for Business After Business at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Physicians Regional-Collier Boulevard. For more information, call 4359410 or 643-3600 or visit The Collier Building Industry Association hosts a builders roundtable from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at CBIA headquarters, 3200 Bailey Lane. Panelists will be Jonathan Walsh, building official for Collier County; Jamie French, CCGM administrator; and Rich Long, CCGM plans review and inspections manager. Have a topic youd like to be discussed? E-mail nancy@ by Nov. 12. For more information, visit Business After Five for members and guests of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Arturos Restaurant. $5 for members, $10 for others. For more information, call 394-3061.


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Owner Melody Bales welcomes Peterson Joseph as the first featured artist in her shops new location. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Awards & Recognition Jim Eldridge has been made an honorary lifetime member of the board of directors of the American Cancer SocietyFlorida Division. Mr. Eldridge began his volunteer career with the ACS in Naples as a participant in the Relay For Life of Naples in 1997. Since then, he has served on countless local, state and national ACS committees. Louis Traina, EdD, executive director of the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, has been named Fundraising Executive of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Everglades Chapter. Mr. Traina has led several multimillion dollar campaigns for institutions including St. Ann School and Edison State College, as well campaigns that brought about the naming of Hodges University, the Kenneth Oscar Johnson School of Business, the Nichols School of Professional Studies, the Fisher School of Technology, the Francis Pew Hayes Center for Lifelong Learning and the Lavern Norris Gaynor Presidents Chair. He has served on the boards of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Leadership Foundation, the Village School of Naples, North Naples United Methodist Church and the Forum Club. Mr. Traina will be honored as Fundraising Executive of the Year at AFPs National Philanthropy Day celebration Thursday evening, Nov. 14, at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Five Paradise Coast resorts have been recognized as top resorts in Florida on Cond Nast Travelers 26th annual Readers Choice Awards that rank the best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels and resorts in the world. Included on the list of the Top 40 Resorts in Florida were: The Ritz-Carlton, Naples; The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort; the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa; LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort; and Marco Beach Ocean Resort. Board Appointments Andrea White, production manager and social media manager at AdSource, has been named president of the board of directors for Project HELP, Naples certified crisis and sexual assault center. Ms. White has served as a board member for six years, has been chair of the marketing committee for more than a year and has volunteered at the center for more than three years. Members of the board of trustees for the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation for 2013-14 are: Joel Whittenhall, CNL Bank, Southwest Florida, chairman of the board; Frederick Barber III, Agnoli, Barber & Brundage; Jon Davis, CPA, P.A.; Brian Farrar, BCF Management Group; Dr. Owen Feeney, Jr. Bonita Estero Dental Group; Wendi Fowler, The Client Server; Dennis Gilkey Gilkey Organization; Kitty Green, Habitat for Humanity; William Shikany, Shikanys Bonita Funeral Home; and Sharon VanRite, Platinum Media Services of SW Florida. Club Management Andrea Bach has been named general manager and COO at The TwinEagles Club. Ms. Bach has worked as the clubs assistant general manager for the past three years and previously worked at The Estero Country Club, ShadowWood Country Club and The Commons Club in Estero. She began her club industry career at the Daniel Island Club in Charleston, S.C. She graduated from the College of Charleston and earned a masters degree at the University of Dayton. She belongs to the Everglades Chapter of the Florida Club Managers Association of America and is a featured speaker on industry issues at a number of state and chapter association meetings. She also mentors students and graduates of the hospitality management program at FGCU. ON THE MOVETRAINA BACH

PAGE 38 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 whereabouts unless theyre physically in the vehicle, riding shotgun. Were just keeping honest people honest, says Tom Rohde, service manager for Fort Myersbased HomeTech, an appliance service and repair company with a fleet of 70 take-home vehicles for employees from Bradenton to Naples. With the price of gas, it can be tempting to run to the store or run here and there. Crowther Roofing does have some checks and guards in place but doesnt monitor employees as much as wed like to, says President Kevin Callans. From being out in the field and being in that position I know there are things people will do, but the cost impact is kind of hard to swallow. Were looking at 300 employees and 200 trucks and $30 a month per vehicle. The math works out to $6,000 a month for employers out of its Fort Myers, Naples, Sarasota and Jupiter locations. Employees are also fully aware supervisors monitor data usage on companyissued cell phones especially now that many service providers no longer offer unlimited data. We know who the high data users are and should be, says Mr. Callans. We also know who the people are who abuse it. Position Logic calls its line of GPS devices asset management solutions. The Naples company, one of Inc. magazines 500 fastest-growing U.S. companies, offers fleetand personnel-tracking services to businesses throughout the world. With most of HomeTechs manpower on the road, theres no way to be allseeing. Its not like a mechanics garage where a supervisor can watch employees, Mr. Rohde says. I put a lot of trust and faith in my service techs. Key times are the beginning and end of the work day. We want to know when employees check out at the end of the day and that theyre not out gallivanting around. Guys will call me and ask if they can stop at a grocery store if theyre going right by it. Like Crowther, HomeTechs IT department has a good feel for how much time techs should spend on their laptops and on a job. One anomaly will send up a red flag and supervisors, says Mr. Rohde, will simply tell the employee whatever youre doing, stop. If someone is doing anything crazy its picked up pretty quick and corrected immediately. Our employees know we dont have tolerance. It also has the capability to monitor websites and e-mails, but doesnt. There have been a couple of times where the employee was using the laptop to play music or the kids got a hold of it. Monitoring has its advantages. Increased productivity was the main reason for HomeTechs move to randomly and spot-monitor the GPS-equipped laptops issued to employees in the field. The laptop is supposed to remain with the vehicle, providing supervisors with location services 24/7. They know theyre being monitored and it keeps them on the up and up, says Mr. Rohde. Knowing an employees whereabouts also improves customer service by narrowing down wait times. No more whiling away that precious 10 to 2 timeslot waiting on the cable tech. GPS allows customer service to pinpoint a drivers exact location and call ahead with a more precise time. It has added cost to the company but weve also seen an improvement on insurance, Mr. Rohde says. There are also fewer excuses for getting lost. I used a map book when I was in field, he says. Technology can be a beautiful thing in finding the shortest route but now if the GPS goes out, some of these guys dont have a clue. Mr. Callans says Crowther Roofing is happy with the status quo for now. We feel we have enough controls though supervision and are OK for the time being, he says. In this day and age, with the everpresent eye in the sky, its always safe to assume somebodys watching. And its not just the boss or the IT department. The public vigilantly reports infractions caused by a vehicle boasting one of those How am I driving? bumper stickers, says Mr. Callans. We get calls all the time. A businesss reputation is also at stake. No exec wants one of his companys logo-emblazoned trucks parked at a bar all night. Guys are out there, roaming around with our vehicles and our names on them, Mr. Rohde says. Trust is part of our hiring process. TRACKINGFrom page 1 VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYHomeTech employee Brett Boehmer loads his van. His employer will know exactly where he is as he makes 10 stops during the day. A morning meeting at HomeTech headquarters. We want to know when employees check out at the end of the day and that theyre not out gallivanting around. Guys will call and ask if they can stop at a grocery store if theyre going right by it.Tom Rohde HomeTech service manager


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13,700 associates. 640 oces. 49 countries worldwide. 20 locations along the Gulf Coast.Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. 10/29/13. THE VILLAGE ..4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Suite 100 Naples, FL 34103BROAD AVENUE .bb.bb390 Broad Avenue South Naples, FL 34102FIFTH AVENUE .bb.tnn500 Fifth Avenue South Naples, FL 34102MARCO ISLAND .b.760 North Collier Boulevard, Suite 101 Marco Island, FL 34145ESTUARY SALES CENTER ..bt1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 34105THE GALLERY .f.4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 102 Naples, FL 34103 RENTALS ..bb1395 Panther Lane, Suite 200 Naples, FL 34109VANDERBILT .fb.bb325 Vanderbilt Beach Road Naples, FL 34108BONITA BAY SALES CENTER .bf.f26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 34134MERCATO SALES CENTER .fb.b9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 34108THE PROMENADE .bt.b26811 South Bay Drive, Suite 130 Bonita Springs, FL 34134SANIBEL .bn.nf1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 1 Sanibel, FL 33957VENICE b.b.400 Barcelona Avenue Venice, FL 34285PLAZA AT FIVE POINTS b.b.b50 Central Avenue, Suite 110 Sarasota, FL 34236CAPTIVA .f.ftbn11508 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva, FL 33924 LONGBOAT KEY b.t.f517 Bay Isles Parkway Longboat Key, FL 34228CLEARWATER nn.ftf.321 Indian Rocks Road North Belleair Blus, FL 33770LAKEWOOD RANCH b.n.fb8141 Lakewood Main Street, Suite 101 Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202SOUTH TAMPA t.n.ftt202 South Moody Avenue Tampa, FL 33609 1 2 3 1 Port Royal 10 60 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $5,650,000 2 Aqualane Shores 20 22 5th Street South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $5,250,000 3 Grey Oaks 191 1 Cocoplum Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $4,400,000 4 Old Naples 60 5 Palm Circle East Marty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.4231 $3,775,000 4 Like. @PremierSIR Pin.@PremierSIR Tweet.@PremierSIR Watch.@SothebysRealty

PAGE 51 Port RoyalSurrounded by water, this elite residential community has direct deepwater access to Naples Bay, Gordon Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. Exclusive Port Royal Club memberships are for residents only. Old Naples Aqualane ShoresVintage cottages, contemporary mid-rises and majestic manors are interwoven among lush, mature ora in Old Naples. Just south is the community of Aqualane Shores with waterfront estates on deepwater canals that connect to Naples Bay. Coquina Sands The MooringsThese quiet, tree-shaded neighborhoods are a mix of single-family homes and condominiums; some enjoy waterfront access on Moorings Bay, Compass Cove, Venetian Bay and Hurricane Harbor. The Moorings has a private golf and country club. 1100 Spyglass Lane K a ren Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 p $19,900,000 3130 Gin Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $9,950,000 775 Galleon Drive Rick Marquardt 239.289.4158 $8,495,000 3595 Gin Lane Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 $7,950,000 3380 Rum Drive Sherree Woods 239.877.7770 $4,995,000 59 Cove Lane Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 $495,000 OLD NAPLES 616 Palm Circle East S u e Black 239.250.5611 p $1,549,000 OLD NAPLES Lantana #201 Caro l Sheehy 239.340.9300 $1,400,000 OLD NAPLES Broadview Villas #7 Li nda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 $1,300,000 OLD NAPLES Parkside O 5th #203 Ri chard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 $1,175,000 OLD NAPLES Pierre Club #11 Ma rty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.4231 $439,000 OLD NAPLES 705 11th Street South Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 $240,000 OLD NAPLES 1625 Gulf Shore Blvd. South P h il Collins 239.404.6800 p $6,495,000 AQUALANE SHORES 440 15th Avenue South Vinc ent Bandelier 239.450.5976 $4,300,000 OLD NAPLES 282 1st Avenue North Ce line Julie Godof 239.404.9917 $3,995,000 OLD NAPLES 63 13th Avenue South Ka ren Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $2,985,000 OLD NAPLES 650 9th Avenue South Ka ren Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $2,950,000 ROYAL HARBOR 2323 Tarpon Road Vi rginia/Randy Wilson 239.450.9090 $2,895,000 OLD NAPLES 391 4th Avenue South M a ry Catherine White 239.287.2818 p $2,749,000 OLD NAPLES 205 Lake Drive South Ka ren Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $2,695,000 OLD NAPLES 391 4th Avenue South Ma ry Catherine White 239.287.2818 $2,599,000 ROYAL HARBOR 2650 Tarpon Road Mi chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,250,000 OLD NAPLES Isla Mar #202 Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,699,000 OLD NAPLES Villas Amal #103 Ma rty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.4231 $1,695,000 THE MOORINGS 1839 Hurricane Harbor Lane S h erree Woods 239.877.7770 p $5,195,000 COQUINA SANDS 1740 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $3,700,000 COQUINA SANDS 1720 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $3,075,000 THE MOORINGS 650 Regatta Road Mi chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,995,000 COQUINA SANDS 740 Coral Drive Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $2,595,000 THE MOORINGS 610 Springline Drive Mi chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,495,000 THE MOORINGS 475 Putter Point Drive L a rry Roorda 239.860.2534 p $2,000,000 THE MOORINGS Gramercy #N-5 Sh aron Kaltenborn 239.248.1964 $1,750,000 THE MOORINGS Admiralty Point #708 La rry Roorda 239.860.2534 $1,595,000 COQUINA SANDS Charleston Square #310 Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $1,395,000 COQUINA SANDS Charleston Square #302 Lo dge McKee 239.434.2424 $1,290,000 THE MOORINGS Martinique Club #101 Ba rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $1,050,000 COQUINA SANDS Charleston Square #208 C a rolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 p $995,000 THE MOORINGS Royal Palm Club #503 Ry an Nordyke 239.776.9390 $689,000 THE MOORINGS Royal Palm Club #203 Ry an Nordyke 239.776.9390 $649,450 THE MOORINGS Carriage Club #64 R i ck Marquardt 239.289.4158 $649,000 THE MOORINGS Madrid Club #5-D P a t Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $529,000 THE MOORINGS Harborside West #306 L a rry Roorda 239.860.2534 $349,900

PAGE 52 Pelican BayPelican Bay is home to many distinctive neighborhoods, comprised of single-family estate homes, towering high-rises and a wide spectrum of coach homes and villa enclaves. Its set amidst hundreds of acres of natural habitat, with large lakes and preserves. Discover all of Naples nest amenities here. Private golf and club memberships. North NaplesNorth Naples boasts beautiful beaches, ne dining, shopping and essential amenities. Single-family homes, villas and towering high-rises dot the landscape. Public and private golf courses, water sports, tennis and more. Pelican MarshPelican Marsh is located in North Naples, 1.5 miles from some of the nest beaches on Floridas West coast. Inside this exclusive, gated community, enjoy tennis, tness, spa facilities and more. Sophisticated shopping and dining are just blocks away at Mercato. Or, take in a show at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 8695 Purslane Drive Te r ri Moellers 239.404.7887 p $2,475,000 9033 Terranova Drive Rod Soars 239.290.2448 $1,775,000 9069 Terranova Drive Cheryl Turner 239.250.3311 $1,599,000 1337 Little Blue Heron Court Dorcas Briscoe 239.860.6985 $1,250,000 8809 Muireld Drive Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 $1,075,000 Osprey Pointe #202 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $637,000 Grand Bay #17 Jerry Wachowicz 239.777.0741 p $2,095,000 St. Raphael #1503 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 $1,475,000 St. Raphael #606 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 $1,425,000 Crescent #C-26 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 $1,195,000 812 Pitch Apple Lane Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $1,100,000 Coronado #1002 John Hamilton 239.552.5531 $1,095,000 St. Raphael #702 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 p $995,000 Crescent #D-35 Cheryl Turner 239.250.3311 $850,000 St. Pierre #105 Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $700,000 Laurel Oak #104 Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 $375,000 Glencove #601 Linda Ohler 239.404.6460 $339,900 Barrington Club #101 Carolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 $329,000 THE DUNES THE GRANDE PRESERVE Grande Geneva #404 Jenni f er/Dave Urness 239.594.1700 p $925,000 FOUR SEASONS 1301 Silver Sands Avenue Pa ul Gray 239.273.0403 $875,000 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 7641 Ponte Verde Way Dave /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $848,000 TIBURON Bolero #503 Ri chard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 $699,000 OLDE CYPRESS 2893 Lone Pine Lane Dave /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $639,000 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 2104 Mission Drive Dave /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $599,000 TIBURON 2569 Escada Drive M i chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 p $3,495,000 TIBURON 2531 Escada Court Jul ie Rembos 239.595.1809 $3,250,000 QUAIL WEST 5817 Glenholme Circle Pa ul Gray 239.273.0403 $2,750,000 QUAIL WEST 4341 Brynwood Drive Jane B ond 239.595.9515 $2,150,000 OLDE CYPRESS 3088 Strada Bella Court Jane B ond 239.595.9515 $1,399,000 TIBURON 2718 Medallist Lane Jul ie Rembos 239.595.1809 $1,399,000 THE DUNES THE GRANDE PRESERVE Grande Geneva #1104 Jenni f er/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 p $1,300,000 THE DUNES THE GRANDE PRESERVE Grande Excelsior #403 Jennif er/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 $1,250,000 COLLIERS RESERVE 1023 Barcarmil Way Linda R oberts 239.450.2864 $1,250,000 THE DUNES THE GRANDE PRESERVE Grande Phoenician #504 Jennif er/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 $1,125,000 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 213 Charleston Court Fer n Ritacca 239.405.6210 $970,000 COLLIERS RESERVE 12603 Colliers Reserve Drive Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $927,000 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 1981 Imperial Golf Course Blvd. T ess McCarthy 239.207.0118 p $548,000 THE STRAND 5803 Persimmon Way Ry an Batey 239.287.9159 $499,000 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 1850 Mission Drive Dav e /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $469,000 NAPLES PARK 711 104th Avenue North F a hada Saad 239.659.5145 $455,000 CARLTON LAKES 6199 Ashwood Lane Ga y le Fawkes 239.250.6051 $365,000 ISLAND WALK 4225 Saint George Lane P a trick OConnor 239.293.9411 $295,000

PAGE 53 Park ShoreGlistening beachfront towers, bayside mansions and nely crafted inland homes make Park Shore the perfect blend for desirable living. Enjoy superlative shops and bistros at The Village on Venetian Bay plus beach and boating amenities. Grey OaksGrey Oaks 54 holes of award-winning golf serve as the centerpiece in this heart-of-Naples community interspersed with luxurious single-family estate homes of a grand scale and elegant villas. Bay ColonyBay Colony is the very denition of privileged living. From the beachfront high-rises to the golf course estate homes to the villas in quiet alcoves, this is luxury living at its best. Golf and beach club memberships. 1223 Gordon River Trail M e lissa Williams 239.248.7238 p $7,495,000 2133 Canna Court Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 $5,200,000 2614 Bulrush Lane Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 $3,700,000 2708 Buckthorn Way Carol Gilman 239.404.3253 $2,995,000 1315 Noble Heron Way Dan Guenther 239.357.8121 $2,049,000 2004 Isla Vista Lane Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,950,000 1331 Noble Heron Way Lynn Anderson 239.290.6674 p $1,800,000 1568 Marsh Wren Lane Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,684,900 1268 Osprey Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 $1,200,000 2634 Trillium Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,150,000 Terra Verde #2362 Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $650,000 Terra Verde #2448 Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $645,000 Contessa #PH-22 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 p $6,000,000 Trieste #1104 Carol Gilman 239.404.3253 $2,495,000 Toscana #1104 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 $1,995,000 Mansion La Palma #203 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $1,095,000 Mansion La Palma #402 Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 $1,050,000 Mansion La Palma #302 Dorcas Briscoe 239.860.6985 $995,000 A llegro #7C Marlene Suarez 239.290.0585 p $827,500 Esplanade Club #1205 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 $800,000 Terraces #505 Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 $799,000 Terraces #PH-03 Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 $794,500 Hidden Lake Villas #F-25 Angela R. Allen 239.825.8494 $299,000 Hidden Lake Villas #D-38 Angela R. Allen 239.825.8494 $215,000 Horizon House #PH-2A Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 p $1,750,000 The Savoy #PH-6 Sarah Theiss 239.269.0300 $1,599,000 Park Shore Tower #12B Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 $1,295,000 Colony Gardens #4041 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $1,250,000 4833 West Blvd. Kathy Morris 239.777.8654 $1,125,000 Colony Gardens #401 Jerry Wachowicz 239.777.0741 $849,900 Regent #PH 1 Bet Dewey 239.564.5673 p $14,400,000 Regent #6N Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 $5,900,000 Regent #5-N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $5,500,000 Aria #802 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.571.5614 $4,395,000 310 Neapolitan Way Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 $4,300,000 Le Jardin #403 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.571.5614 $2,695,000 4010 Old Trail Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 p $2,695,000 Brittany #1606 Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 $2,495,000 750 Fountainhead Lane Sherree Woods 239.877.7770 $2,495,000 4790 Whispering Pine Way Marty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.4231 $2,225,000 Park Plaza #1903 Susan Barton 239.860.1412 $2,095,000 Park Plaza #1704 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $1,999,000

PAGE 54 Naples & SurroundsWith sun-drenched sugary-sand beaches, stretching over 10 miles, temperate year-round weather and abundant shing and boating activities, Naples has been a natural attraction for auent travelers and sun seekers from around the world for decades. LELY RESORT 6953 Bent Grass Drive S h aron Kaltenborn 239.248.1964 p $489,000 HAWKSRIDGE The Colony #1304 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 $462,500 LOGAN WOODS 4820 Teak Wood Drive Dave /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $395,000 GLEN EAGLE 5718 Lago Villaggio Way Go rdie Lazich/Nick Stepan 239.777.2033 $375,000 WYNDEMERE Commons #303 Ro xanne Jeske 239.450.5210 $290,000 AVIANO Aviano #204 Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $285,000 Vanderbilt BeachVanderbilt Beach is home to The Ritz-Carlton, trendy shops, cafes and a host of retail establishments. Single-family homes, luxurious beachfront and waterfront condominiums and mid-rise living are found here. MARCO SHORES Fairways II #1622 M i chael/Maureen Joyce 239.285.6275 p $230,000 EAGLE CREEK Waterford Place #103 Mi chelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 $229,900 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 3275 68th Street SW Su san Barton 239.860.1412 $199,000 WYNDEMERE 36 Water Oaks Way Kathry n Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $190,000 ISLES OF CAPRI Tarpon Village Apartments #B-8 Cy nthia Corogin 239.393.6747 $150,000 WYNDEMERE Courtside Commons #202 Ka thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $127,500 Strada Residences at MercatoLive a lifestyle that puts a world of shopping, dining and entertainment within walking distance of home. These 1-, 2and 3-bedroom condominiums are spacious, lavishly appointed and fully-amenitized examples of ultra-chic living at one of Naples best addresses. The Strada #7517 S u san Gardner 239.438.2846 p $1,265,000 The Strada #7502 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $1,250,000 The Strada #5502 Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 $1,199,000 The Strada #7416 Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 $1,139,000 The Strada #7406 Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 $599,000 The Strada #7504 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 $599,000 165 Channel Drive Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 p $2,650,000 239 Channel Drive Cheryl Turner 239.250.3311 $2,350,000 327 Flamingo Avenue Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 $1,695,000 Vanderbilt Bay #211 Pat Callis 239.250.0562 $695,000 279 Heron Avenue Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 $600,000 Anchorage #201 Gayle Fawkes 239.250.6051 $545,000 WYNDEMERE 186 Edgemere Way South K a thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 p $725,000 WINDSTAR Somerset #12 V. K. Melhado 239.216.6400 $619,900 WINDSTAR 2217 Paget Circle V. K. Melhado 239.216.6400 $598,900 WYNDEMERE 260 Edgemere Way East Jo e Garabed 239.571.5700 $575,000 WATERFRONT IN NAPLES Waterfront In Naples #2174 Linda Ohl er 239.404.6460 $544,000 WYNDEMERE 910 Wyndemere Way Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 239.248.7474 $529,000 ISLES OF CAPRI 160 Tahiti Circle Jim / Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 p $3,800,000 PINE RIDGE 367 Ridge Drive Ter ri Moellers 239.404.7887 $3,195,000 NAPLES CAY 76 Seagate Drive Ba rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $2,650,000 LIVINGSTON WOODS 6720 Hunters Road Ba rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $2,350,000 NAPLES CAY Baypointe #PH105 Jul ie Rembos 239.595.1809 $2,095,000 PINE RIDGE 585 Ridge Drive Li nda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 $1,870,000 PINE RIDGE 23 Banyan Road S u san R. Payne 239.777.7209 p $1,350,000 WYNDEMERE 324 Edgemere Way East Ka thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $1,100,000 HAMMOCK BAY Lesina #801 Da rlene Roddy 239.404.0685 $999,000 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 3410 3rd Avenue NW Bil l Duy 239.641.7634 $995,000 BANYAN WOODS 5000 Rustic Oaks Circle Ca rolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 $995,000 LELY RESORT 9101 Shenendoah Circle Heid i Deen 239.370.5388 $758,700

PAGE 55 Sanibel, Captiva & SurroundsLong beloved for their white-sand beaches, prolic seashells, and ora and fauna, the Islands provide a haven for families, vacationers and those who simply enjoy a slower pace of life. From condominiums to resorts to villas to cottages, the Islands are the perfect refuge for living year-round or as a getaway in the sun. Fiddlers CreekFiddlers Creek is a master-planned community oering luxury residences, resort-style living, golf and access to a full-service marina. Marco IslandGraced with miles of powder-white sand beaches, Marco boasts luxurious real estate, shopping, dining, entertainment and a bounty of recreational activities from boating and shing to golf and tennis and more. 9314 Chiasso Cove Court M i chelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 p $1,275,000 3860 Mahogany Bend Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $799,900 Serena #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $499,900 Varenna #204 Michael/Maureen Joyce 239.285.6275 $399,000 Montreux #104 ML Meade 239.293.4851 $398,000 Cherry Oaks #101 Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 $384,900 V arenna #203 Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 p $349,000 Cascada #101 Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 $324,000 Varenna #103 Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 $319,900 Laguna #102 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $309,000 Deer Crossing #203 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $225,000 4534 Cardinal Cove Lane Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 $198,000 Royal Marco Point I #404 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 p $595,000 Sandcastle II #107 Dave Flowers 239.404.0493 $549,000 South Seas Tower IV #704 Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 $545,000 Moorings of Marco #202 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 $310,000 Tropic Schooner #1 Dave Flowers 239.404.0493 $139,000 Ville de Marco #E-1 Robin Taylor 239.250.9016 $135,900 1240 Stone Court Dave Flowers 239.404.0493 p $849,000 1284 Collier Blvd. North Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $759,000 Hideaway Beach #310 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $749,500 Sandpiper #1403 Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 $720,000 Courtyard Towers #301 Angelica Andrews 239.595.7653 $599,000 Royal Marco Point I #302 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $599,000 Belize #2506 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 p $10,500,000 570 Bareld Drive South Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 $3,495,000 589 Inlet Drive Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 $3,475,000 1458 Buttereld Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $2,495,000 325 Seabreeze Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $2,250,000 Belize #507 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $2,249,000 1825 April Court Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 p $1,600,000 Belize #401 ML Meade 239.293.4851 $1,475,000 1816 Woodbine Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $1,300,000 1570 Doxsee Terrace Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $1,125,000 341 Seabreeze Drive Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 $1,050,000 1113 Whiteheart Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $935,000 CAPTIVA 11522 Andy Rosse Lane J a ne Reader Weaver 239.850.9555 p $2,450,000 SANIBEL 512 Periwinkle Way Jenni f er Berry 239.472.3535 $999,000 SANIBEL 366 Lake Murex Blvd. Jenni f er Berry 239.472.3535 $749,000 FORT MYERS 14106 Creek Court Au gu stina Holtz 914.648.8888 $429,900 FORT MYERS Pointe Royale #201 De b Smith 239.826.3416 $287,000 FORT MYERS 15216 Cape Sable Lane D e b Smith 239.826.3416 $224,000


Illustrated Properties Joanne Ciesielski | 239.287.6732 Brian Carey | 239.370.8687 OPPORTUNITY Enjoy Resort Style Living at Its Best In Village Walk & The Heart of VILLAGE WALK and ISLAND WALK is the focus of the communitys unique Town Center that creates a carefree lifestyle a lifestyle people dream about; meeting friends for a swim, a work out at the state of the art tness center, a set of tennis, or meeting for one of the planned activities...then grabbing lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant... relaxing to the soothing sounds of fountains or taking a relaxing stroll back home around the many lakes and footbridges! The Town Center is reserved exclusively for residents use with no equity or membership fees! The communities offer prime locations close to local beaches, ne dining, entertainment, shopping, area hospitals, and SW International Airport. Schedule your private tour of the awarding winning communities today! MAGNIFICENT details set this 4BR, 3.5BA 3 Car Garage Stately Manor apart from all the rest! The open oor plan is stunning, offering plenty of room to entertain family and friends with formal dining and living rooms, a large family room and Florida room, 3 guest suites, and a private master suite that is a self contained hideaway designed to give the homeowner a private retreat. The master suite offers a sitting room, walk-in closets, and a fabulous master bath that has just been completely updated with new shower, new counter tops, and cabinets. This lovely home also features new Granite counters, cook top, microwave, and double oven. The very private screened lanai features a heated pool, lush tropical landscaping and is sure to be a favorite gathering place. This meticulously maintained home also has newer A/C units, electric hurricane shutters for the entire home, and a paver brick driveway creates get curb appeal! VISUAL TOUR AVAILABLE! A MUST SEE OFFERED AT $563,000 VILLAGE WALK VILLAGE WALKClassic DiVosta 3BR,2.5BA plus den Oakmont with pool on Benicia Court with easy access to the gate and a short walk to the amenities center. Well cared for home by these original owners on a very wide easement lot with wide water views. Love this home and Love this community come see it today! $399,000 VILLAGE WALK FEATURED PROPERTY VILLAGE WALKGREAT LOCATION! Oakmont 3BR, 2.5BA plus den and 2 car garage. This lovely single family is nicely upgraded and MOVE IN READY! Features include freshly painted neutral interior, upgraded tile in the living areas and guest bedroom, updated master bath, plantation shutters, brand new stove and microwave, built-in entertainment center, hurricane shutters, and large screened lanai with private pool and lake views. Perfectly located in the community just step from the amenities Center! Visual Tour Available Call to schedule you private showing today! $390,900 VISUAL TOUR AVAILABLE! THE WINDSOR COMBINES ELEGANCE AND FUNCTION! At almost 2,600 square feet this 4 bedroom, plus den, 3 full bath pool home has it all! With lanai and pool views from almost every room, this home offers outside living at its best! Come see this home and learn why many folks nd this to be the builders best design. $549,900 VILLAGE WALK EXTENDED CAPRI in the cul-de-sac of Ventura Court. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, large screened patio, roll down hurricane shutters, lake and fountain views. PRICED TO SELL $280,000 VILLAGE WALK CLASSIC EXTENDED 2/2 CAPRI VILLA in the original North Naples Village Walk. LESS THAN 5 MILES TO VANDERBILT BEACH AND LESS THAN 4 MILES TO MERCATO SHOPPING and dining. Cul-de-sac location, large screen enclosed patio, hurricane shutters, wide side yard, inside painted less than one year ago, and carpet was replaced last year too. $279,000 VILLAGE WALK


Prices, terms and availability subject to change without notice.*$8,000 closing cost paid by builder is contingent upon buyer c losing a loan with builder approved lender and title company and is subject to limits. Financing example is based on the Maple Ridge at Ave Maria by CC Devco, Almanor home with a sales price of $207,990, a 0% down payment and a minimum credit score of 640. Mortgage is a USDA 30 year xed rate loan in the amount of $212,323 (including nanced upfront mortgage insurance premium) with an interest rate of 4.500% (4.627% APR) and monthly payments of $1,572.14. Monthly principal and interest, taxes, HOA dues, mortgage insurance and hazard insurance are included in the above payments. Interest rates, payments, terms and availability of this loan program, and the sales price, are examples only and are subject to change without notice an d may not be available at time of loan commitment or closing. Loans are subject to credit approval. Restrictions and conditions may apply. USDA Loan program is available through American Ea gle Mortgage Co. License Number: NMLS#167191.Take Immokalee Rd east, turn right onto Oil Well Rd, turn left into Ave Maria. Think you cant own a great new home for $0 down and just over $1,500 a month*? Think again. Brand new, beautiful homes amazingly priced from the mid $100s to the $400s! Youll nd them and more at Ave Maria. Featuring condominiums and single-family homes with 2-6 bedrooms starting at just over $1,500 a month*. Overlooking lakes, preserves, the golf course or our Town Center. All located in a great newPull up a chair. community with onsite water park, championship golf course, parks, lakes, Publix grocery market, private schools and university, shopping, and dining. Plus, A-rated Collier Schools are located just down the street. So if youre looking for a great new home with a low, low price, pull up a chair, sit down and relax in Ave Maria. Homes from the mid $100s! Maple Ridge Lennar Pulte Homes Del Webb Naples 5076 Annunciation Circle #104, Ave Maria, FL 34142 Models Open Daily Ave Maria. Life. Made Simple. Sneak Peek. New Models.WEEK OF NOV. 7-13, 2013 B25 Marco association gives photos, maps to historical societyThe Marco Island Area Association of Realtors has donated an assortment of important photographs, films and maps to the Marco Island Historical Society. The gift consists of 369 photographs, five 16mm films and several large contour maps of Marco Island development projects. Present at the donation were Shirley English, CEO of the MIAAOR; Gerry Rosenblum, president of the association; Barbara Rosenblum, member of the association; and MIHS representatives Kathy Miracco, board member and chair of the archives committee, and Austin Bell, curator of collections. The photos had been in collections storage at the Marco Island Historical Museum since March 2011, when they were loaned to the MIHS on a temporary basis. A formal deed of gift was signed by both Ms. English and Mr. Rosenblum to finalize the agreement. The photographs are comprised almost entirely of aerial shots of Marco Island, most taken in the early 1980s and 1990s but with some dating as long ago as 1952. These birds eye views offer unique glimpses into Marco Islands development, capturing snapshots in time as the city grew into what it is today. The five films, however, remain a bit of a mystery because the museum does not currently have access to a 16mm projector. With titles such as Marco, Natural Florida and Marco Island Get Away From It All Have It All, the films surely offer an important glimpse into Marco Islands recent history. The MIHS plans to convert these 16mm films into DVDs in order to view their contents and evaluate their suitability for public viewings and future exhibits. The collection will be accessioned, catalogued and preserved at the museum for posterity. 14th annual outlook conference set The 14th annual Southwest Florida Real Estate Outlook Conference is set for 7:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers. Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are available now. The conference is for any individual or company that deals with commercial real estate transactions, including brokers, investors, buyers, sellers, bankers, lawyers, insurance agencies, and title insurance companies. Attendance is open to all, and admission is $50. For tickets or more information on vendor and sponsorship opportunities, visit 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.


Two new luxury models open at The ColonyWCI Communities has opened two new furnished models in Terzetto at The Colony Golf & Bay Club. The neighborhood has low-rise buildings with golf and lake views. With interior design by award-winning Beasley & Henley Interior Design of Naples and Winter Park, the new models represent the two floor plans that are available in Terzetto. Each with three bedrooms and 2 baths, one of the designs has 2,100 square feet of living area and the other 2,624 square feet of living area. Each home occupies a single floor and offers an attached twocar garage, private elevator and staircase entries. Luxury features and finishes include granite kitchen countertops and tray ceilings, as well as wet bars in the secondand third-floor residences. Terzettos first phase offers 10 threestory buildings and a recently completed neighborhood swimming pool, hot-tub spa and cabana building. Homes at Terzetto are priced from the mid-$400,000s. In addition to Terzetto, WCI Communities has released for sale the first of 12 buildings in Cielo. The newest neighborhood in The Colony features five-story buildings, also offering luxury penthouse-style residences with parking on the first floor. Prices are from the $640,000s. For more information about Terzetto and Cielo, call the sales center at 4951300 or visit NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB26 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 A nearly $7 million sale in Estuary at Grey OaksThe Savannah model home by Covelli Development Group in Estuary at Grey Oaks recently sold. The home at 1433 Nighthawk Pointe has six bedrooms, 7 baths, a theater, wine room, a wood-paneled library and a five-care garage. Listing price was $6.995 million, furnished. Interior designers Rebecca ErrettPikosky and Charlie Hansen of Clive Daniel Home completed the interior of the 9,300-square-foot Savannah to reflect its West Indies-inspired architecture. Covelli Development Group is one of the preferred custom-home builders at Estuary at Grey Oaks. The community is a joint venture between The Lutgert C ompanies and Barron Collier Companies. Premier Sothebys International Realty, the real estate division of The Lutg ert Companies, is the exclusive sales and marketing representative of Estuary at Grey Oaks. Model homes in Estuary at Grey Oaks are open daily. For more information, visit the sales center at 1220 Gordon River Trail, just west of Airport-Pulling Road, call 261-3148 or visit COURTESY PHOTOSThe West Indies-inspired Savannah has wide-plank walnut wood floors and a neutral color scheme throughout the main living area and loft. The custom gourmet kitchen is open to the family room with 90-degree pocketing electric sliders that transition to the covered loggia with open pool area beyond. A new model in Terzetto at The Colony Golf & Bay Club COMBINING TASTE, VALUE & FINE CRAFTMANSHIP. THATS THE KEY TO A GREAT CUSTOM HOME. TURNKEY SERIES HOMES*Lot priced separately The Frey family of companies has been building exquisite custom homes in Southwest Florida since 1972. We are now pleased to move that long tradition of excellence, pride and expertise south to Marco Island. Whether you choose one of our select waterfront homesites or opt to build on your own, Frey & Son Homes TurnKey Series strikes the perfect balance of taste, value and ne crasmanship. Not an easy task, to be sure. But making it easy for you is what we do best. Contact Tina Deady at 239-404-4468 or Donna Panarello at 239-405-3621 to schedule an appointment. Opportunities from $550k to over $1.5 millione Barbados (Model) 861 N. Bareld Dr. Marco Island, FL 34145 Model Home Now Open!


The Saad Team invites you and your guests to theGrey Oaks Open House Homes will be open for viewing on Friday, November 8th, 2013 from 1-4pm.What an opportunity to view these beautiful homes! The list of open homes will be available at and at each home. Fahada Saad, P.A.The Saad Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Equal Housing Opportunity. MAJESTIC ISLE | 1911 Cocoplum Way4BR+den/5.5BA 9,195 total SF $4,400,000 ISLA VISTA | 2004 Isla Vista Lane3BR+DEN/3.5BA 5,163 total SF $1,950,000 ESTUARY | 1568 Marsh Wren Lane4BR/4.5BA 4,936 total SF $1,684,900 ISLA VISTA | 2056 Isla Vista Lane3+den/3.5BA 4,229 total SF $1,670,000 LERMITAGE | 2640 Grey Oaks Dr. N. #263BR/5.5BA 4,397 total SF $1,350,000 TORINO | 2095 Rivoli Court3+den/3.5BA 4,107 total SF $1,285,000 AVILA | 2634 Trillium Way4BR/3.5BA 5,070 total SF $1,150,000 TRADITIONS | 2323 Tradition Way #1013BR+den/3.5BA 2,533 total SF $875,000 TERRA VERDE | 2362 Terra Verde Ln #23623BR/3BA | 3,514 total SF $650,000 TERRA VERDE | 2448 Terra Verde Lane3BR/3BA 3,514 total SF $645,000 THE ESTATES | 2610 Bulrush Lane4BR+den/5.5BA 6,104 total SF $2,650,000


G ul f o f Mexi co N 951 91 Naples M ar co Isl an d Ex i t 1 0 7 Alligator Alley 5th Ave Co ll ier B l v d 3rd Street 951 91 75 41 Tamiami Trail Prices subject to change. Copyright 2013 Lennar Corporation. Lennar, the Lennar logo, Everythings Included Home and the ei logo are registered service marks of Lennar Corporation and/or its subsidiaries. CGC 1507191 11/13 EVERYTHINGS INCLUDED HOMES SM TheLocationof aLifetime! The location of Copper Cove is one of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities people talk about. Its nestled between the vacation paradise of Marco Island and the distinction of Naples famed boutiques, dining, entertainment and Gulf Shore pleasures. Hurry. Your location of a lifetime will soon be sold out!LUXURY FEATURES & UPGRADES INCLUDED AT NO EXTRA CHARGE! Nexia home automation Control access, lights, thermostat & video surveillance from computer, smartphone or tablet Granite kitchen countertops Stainless steel appliances Ceramic tile (per plan) Much more!8 Executive Home Designs From the Low $200sOPEN MON-SAT 9AM-6PM, SUN 10AM-6PM3815 Treasure Cove Cr., Naples, FL 34114888-204-3475 Directions from I-75: Exit Collier Blvd (101). Go south past 41. Turn left on Championship Road to community entrance. HURRYBEFORE THEYRE ALL SOLD! Final Phase! Last Season of Sales! Map not to scale.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 B29 *3-year homeowner warranty available on Vista Pointe and Avellino Isles residences. Prices and availability subject to change without prior 239-353-1920 | 800-749-1501 | 75 Vineyards Boulevard, Naples, FL 34119 Ask about our new No Initiation Fee Introductory Membership 239-353-1500 | VineyardsCountryClub.netPlease follow us on Dont miss out on a very sweet deal!With less than 30 homesites remaining, your chance to own the home of your dreams at Vineyards is fading fast. 3 new oor plans with endless designs to choose from. Single-family home too big? Try one of our coach homes at Avellino Isles or spacious condominiums at Vista Pointe. Plus, with every new home purchase youll receive a Free Full Golf Membership. When theyre gone, theyre gone.Enduring. Luxury. Home. Values.Vineyards Priced from the low $400s Vista PointePriced from the mid $500s Avellino IslesPriced from $1.6 Million Venezia Grande EstatesPriced from the mid $800s Hammock Isleswww.JackiStrategos.comJacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro239-370-1222JStrategos@att.netRichard Droste Deerwood Villas $224,9002 BR/2 BA + loft for 3rd BR or den. High ceilings, eat-in kitchen. Garage. SUPER LOCATIONSome personal attention needed to this great inland home. Pool, oversized lot. 1570 Villa Court $405,000 SUPER STREETBeautiful section of Lely w/larger lots. Lake/golf course views. No mandatory fees.8998 Lely Island Circle $644,900 MANY UPGRADES8998 Lely Island Circle $644,900 REAL ESTATE ROUNDUP Gulf Coast International Properties has affiliated with Bob Melvin, formerly of Gasparilla Properties in Boca Grande. Mr. Melvin has been the topproducing real estate agent in the Boca Grande/Cape Haze peninsula region for the past 20 years, with $1.25 billion in career sales. He will be broker-associate for the GCIP Boca Grande office. GCIP has locations in Olde Naples at 1144 Third St. S. and at 707 12th Ave. S. The new Boca Grande office is at 411 Park Ave. The company is the Regent representative for Naples and Boca Grande for worldwide. For more information, visit or www.gcipbocagrande. com. An undisclosed private investor has purchased the 75,000-square-foot Uptown Center, above, in North Naples for $11.2 million. The neighborhood shopping center next to Sams Club at the southwest corner of Immokalee and Airport-Pulling roads is anchored by restaurants including Jasons Deli, CiCis Pizza, Freds and Pelican Larrys. The buyer was represented by Dougall McCorkle of Premier Commercial Inc. The seller was represented by David Stevens of IPC. It is the buyers first acquisition in the Naples market, according to Mr. McCorkle. The seller was an affiliate of Halstatt Holdings, a real estate fund managed by the Barron Collier Companies. Premier Commercial Inc. will continue providing leasing services for the center. For more information, call Mr. McCorkle at 2137234 or e-mail Anthony Emma, chairman of Insignia Real Estate and managing partner for Strada Holdings LLC, owners of the wedding cake building at 9045 Strada Stell, above, has announced that the building will be called Vanderbilt Financial Center. The five-story building towers over the Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt. Mr. Emma and his investors purchased the 58,000-square-foot building in January 2013. Since then, leases have been signed with firms representing the wealth management, financial and legal services industry. There are two additional deals pending with firms in the same industry, according to Mr. Emma. For more information, visit www.


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 Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$200,0001 BERKSHIRE VILLAGE 1403 Monarch Circle $220,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Susan Payne 239.777.7209>$300,0002 PELICAN LANDING SOUTHBRIDGE 3441 Ballybridge Circle #201 $300,000 PSIR Jack Despart 239.273.79313 MARCO ISLAND PELICAN PERCH 919 Huron Court #203 $319,000 PSIR Cynthia Corogin 239.963.55614 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES PARK PLACE WEST 1191 Imperial Drive $339,000 PSIR Pat Callis 239.250.05625 PELICAN BAY GLENCOVE 5803 Glencove Drive #601 $339,900 PSIR Linda Ohler 239.404.64606 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD OAK HAMMOCK 10331 Autumn Breeze Drive #102 $359,900 PSIR Roxanne Jeske 239.450.52107 GLEN EAGLE LAGO VILLAGGIO 5718 Lago Villaggio Way $375,000 PSIR Mark Maran 239.777.33018 PELICAN MARSH RAVENNA 2390 Ravenna Blvd. #102 $375,000 PSIR Kim Rose 239.404.72039 PELICAN BAY LAUREL OAKS 824 Tanbark Drive #104 $375,000 PSIR Sharon Kaltenborn 239.248.1964>$400,00010 VASARI CASSIA 28462 Altessa Way #201 $430,000 PSIR Roxanne Jeske 239.450.521011 COPPERLEAF AT THE BROOKS 23531 Copperleaf Blvd. $469,000 Engel and Volkers Thomas Ostrander 239.692.9449 Saturday & Sunday 1-4pm12 MERCATO THE STRADA 9123 Strada Place From $498,500 PSIR Call 239.594.9400 Open Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm & Sunday 12-8am>$600,00013 WINDSTAR 2145 Paget Circle $619,900 PSIR V.K. Melhado 239.216.640014 SPANISH WELLS 9928 Treasure Cay Lane $645,000 PSIR Peter Simmons 239.822.7745>$700,00015 THE COLONY AT PELICAN LANDING 24011 Via Castella #2104 $769,000 Engel and Volkers Thomas Ostrander 239.692.9449 Sunday 1-4pm16 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $799,000 PSIR Call 239.594.1700 Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 12-5am>$800,00017 THE COLONY AT PELICAN LANDING 23850 Via Italia Circle, Unit#1105 $825,000 Engel and Volkers Thomas Ostrander 239.692.9449 Sunday 1-4pm18 THE COLONY AT PELICAN LANDING 23850 Via Italia Circle, Unit#1702 $859,000 Engel and Volkers Thomas Ostrander 239.692.9449 Sunday 1-4pm19 PELICAN LANDING THE RIDGE 25048 Ridgew Oak Drive $865,000 PSIR Stephanie Coburn 239.825.3470>$900,00020 COLLIERS RESERVE 12603 Colliers Reserve Drive $927,000 PSIR Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 21 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 213 Charleston Court $970,000 PSIR Fern Ritacca 239.206.8890>$1,000,00022 VILLA LAGO AT MEDITERRA 18051 Lagos Way $1,250,000 John R Wood, Realtors Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009723 BONITA BAY TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive From $1,306,000 PSIR Call 239.495.1105 Open MondaySaturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm24 LUCARNO AT MEDITERRA 16642 Cortona Lane $1,479,000 John R Wood, Realtors Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009825 MARCO ISLAND DUNNFOIRE 530 Collier Blvd. South #301 $1,495,000 PSIR Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.717626 BONITA BAY SPRING RIDGE 26053 Fawnwood Court $1,595,000 PSIR Ginger Lickley/Carol Johnson 239.860.466127 BELLEZZA AT MEDITERRA 14878 Bellezza Lane $1,595,000 John R Wood, Realtors Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009728 THE MOORINGS ADMIRALTY POINT I 2321 Gulf Shore Blvd. North #708 $1,595,000 PSIR Larry Roorda 239.860.253429 OLD NAPLES 1003 4th Street South $1,699,000 PSIR Janice Fonda 402.208.227630 PARK SHORE HORIZON HOUSE 3951 Gulf Shore Blvd. North #PH-2A $1,750,000 PSIR Suzi Barton 239.860.1412>$2,000,00031 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $2,049,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open MondaySaturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm32 QUAIL WEST 6320 Burnham Road $2,775,000 John R Wood, Realtors Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009733 OLD NAPLES 270 5th Avenue South $2,695,000 PSIR Tom McCarthy 239.243.552034 BANYAN ISLAND AT GREY OAKS 1659 Chinaberry Court $2,795,000 John R Wood, Realtors Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0099>$3,000,00035 GREY OAKS 2955 Bellflower Lane $3,195,000 John R Wood, Realtors Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009736 AQUALANE SHORES 533 15th Avenue South $3,495,000 PSIR Vincent Bandelier 239.450.597637 PARK SHORE 311 Neapolitan Way $3,795,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.393938 BONITA BEACH 27768 Hickory Blvd. $3,966,000 PSIR Victoria ClarkPayton 239.692.1065>$4,000,00039 PARK SHORE 310 Neapolitan Way $4,300,000 PSIR Roxanne Jeske 239.450.521040 PORT ROYAL 3060 Green Dolphin Lane $4,695,000 PSIR Frank Sajtar 239.776.8382 Florida Weeklys Open NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB30 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 21 35 36 38 37 39 40


From Marco Island to Naples to Bonita Springs to Sanibel and Captiva $1,386,137Average List PriceFrom August 15, 2012 to August 15, 2013Active ListingsAs of August 15, 2013235WHERE WE LIVEFrom the notable neighborhood of Park Shore to exclusive beachfront high-rise condominiums on Gulf Shore Drive, the area north of Old Naples has easy access to pristine beaches, nearby shopping and other conveniences. In Park Shore, high-rise condominiums dot the wide, sandy stretches of beach, while many low-rise condominiums on the east side of Gulf Shore Drive have serene views of inland waterways. The historic Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is a magnet for visitors, while full-time residents intermingle with seasonal guests at nearby shops and restaurants. If You Go: The Naples Beach Hotel & G o lf Club hosts a summer jazz series on some Saturday evenings; dine and dance while the sun sets. Coquina Sands The Moorings Park Shore Seagate Naples Cay I know of no other way to nourish the soul so completely than to walk on the beach.PARK SHORE SNAPSHOT Pine Ridge RdGulf Shore Blvd N Crayton RdGoodlette-Frank Rd Golden Gate Pkwy 41 THE MOORINGS COQUINA SANDS SEAGATE PARK SHORE NAPLES CAYGulf of MexicoAverage List Price to Sold PriceFrom August 15, 2012 to August 15, 2013 94.40% PARK SHORE Average Sold ListingsFirst 6 Months of 2012 vs. First 6 Months of 2013 Single-Family Homes Condominiums2830 139164 Single-Family Homes Condominiums$1,376,000$970,000$912,000$1,063,000WEST OF THE TAMIAMI TRAIL U.S. THE GULF COAST CORRIDOR LOCATION: North of Old Naples, south of Seagate Drive and west of Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41).ARCHITECTURAL STYLES: Mid-century, ranch-style homes; high-rise beachfront condominiums; low-rise condominiums with Gulf of Mexico access; and Venetian-style villas perched on the Venetian Bay. THINGS TO DO: Shop and dine at e Village on Venetian Bay; enjoy beach sunsets from Lowdermilk Park; kayaking and birding at nearby Clam Pass Park; dine or attend events at e Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. WHY COQUINA SANDS: Homes with golf course views are within walking distance of the beach. WHY THE MOORINGS: Private beach access at e Moorings is one of many perks enjoyed by residents, who also have several shopping and dining venues nearby. e Moorings Country Club features an 18-hole golf course for members. WHY PARK SHORE: Shopping, dining and entertainment at e Village; steps away from fabulous sunsets on the Gulf of Mexico and close proximity to other area destinations. WHY SEAGATE: A quiet community, where a majority of homes have water access along a small canal system. Naples Cay condominiums are situated on a 33-acre protected nature preserve with their own private so-sand beach. RANGE OF HOME PRICES: Luxury tower sky homes in Park Shore with Gulf of Mexico views range from under $1 million to $12 million or more. Lowand mid-rise condominiums on Gulf Shore Boulevard range from $150,000 for a charming pied--terre to $3 million or more for a penthouse residence. Average Sold PriceFirst 6 Months of 2012 vs. First 6 Months of 20137.14% 17.99% -29.51% 16.56% 2012 2013THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY


A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF NOV. 7-13, 2013NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTION INSIDEBROUGHT 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 Tosca in townYou dont have to be in New York to see opera live from The Met. C20 RedSnook seasonCatch-and-release for the Conservancy, and more fun around town. C31-33 Winning writersRead the top two entries in this years challenge. C30 FLORIDA REPERTORY THEATRE / COURTESY PHOTOWinning playwrights comment on their new worksWhat inspired the four finalists in The Naples Players ETCReaders Theatres 10th annual Evening of New Plays Contest for Southwest Florida playwrights? How do they describe their works, and how do they feel about being winners? Will they continue to write plays? What are their roles as playwrights? Heres what they say. Carole Fenstermacher, Clarissa My husband and I stopped for dinner in a very small town. By the time we paid our check, we knew every detail of our waitresss life. We could barely get a bite down between her chatter, but she was so entertaining we didnt care. Thus Clarissa was born. It was the ETC contest that first inspired me to try my hand at playwriting. Now I cant stop. I have a folder full of ideas begging to be out on paper Also a resident of Naples, Ms. Fenstermacher has been a finalist in the New Play Contest three times previously. Joan Hetzler, The Bridge Party I was inspired to write The Bridge Party when the women in my writing group shared stories about growing up in a small town in the 1950s. Although this play is a comedy and a work of fiction, it serves as a tribute to those women and their lives. I see the role of the playwright as a good story teller who pulls people into an interactive entertainment experience. Im honored to be STORIES LIVES THE OF OURPulitzer Prizewinning playwright Donald Margulies talks about his Collected Stories BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ What am I without my stories? Im nothing. Ruth in Collected StoriesWe humans are made of flesh and blood, bone and sinew. But were also made of stories the accumulated incidents that have happened to us up to this point. Theyre what make us uniquely us; no one else has experienced life in exactly the same way we have. Its as if each one of us is a living, breathing volume of collected stories. Writers are often urged to write about whatSEE STORIES, C4 Sara Morsey, left, and Deanna Gibson in rehearsal for Collected Stories SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________SEE ETC..., C16


SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSA Tinder convert sings its praisesYou probably know this about me by now: I talk a big game, but my follow-through is not so good. When I recently told a group of girlfriends about Tinder the dating app that lets you scroll through singles in the area they asked over dinner if Id met anyone new. Me? On Tinder? I said. Ladies, please. Ive never tried it. They gave me a collective exasperated look. What are you waiting for? one asked. What was I waiting for? Tinder is ridiculously low-commitment. The app uses your Facebook profile picture a photo thats already public and you scroll through singles as easily as you might flip through real estate. The only way to know if someone likes you is if you both give each other the thumbs-up. From there, you have the option to start chatting online. The only part that felt threatening was actually putting myself out there. Go ahead, one of my friends dared me. So I pulled out my phone, logged in for the first time and tumbled down the Tinder rabbit hole. It was fascinating. And addictive. And perhaps the best thing to happen to dating since birth control. By the end of dinner I had five matches, and by the end of the night I was chatting with three of them. I cant remember ever having such a good haul. I felt like Id stepped into a singles bar where all the awkwardness of first introductions had been stripped away. The conversations flowed naturally and there was none of the hypersexual weirdness I had anticipated. In fact, almost every conversation followed the same format: Where are you from? What brought you to the area? What do you do for a living? Not surprisingly, these are exactly the questions youd ask if you met face-to-face. For someone like me, who is a touch quiet on first meeting, the typed conversation let me relax and open up. I was warmer on Tinder than Ive ever been on a first date. Interestingly, you can still tell a lot about a person from an online conversation. Each of the men I chatted with had his own distinct voice Cuban Etien was chatty, flirtatious and sweet; public defender Brian was inquisitive and to-the-point; Ryan, who I never got far enough with for any identifiers, was too pretentious for my taste. They were, in short, an accurate rep-resentation of the datable male population. I understand that nobodys perfect, and Tinder certainly has its flaws. Age, for one. Most of the people on there skew young some used their prom pictures as their profile photos. I had to scroll through a lot of men under 25 to find any in their 30s. Tinder is also a little too low-commitment. Conversations stop and start based on when people are on their phones, so nailing down any sort of date can take days. And theres always the possibility that the people youre chatting with are not actually who they say they are. But hiccups aside, Tinder sure is a good time. Maybe Ill see you on there. i d A p m a te repre re e e e e e e e e e e e e e re e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e re re e e e e e e e e e e e e re r r e e e e e e e e e e e e r r r e e e e e e e e e e r r r r r re e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e r r e e e e e e e e e e e e r r r r e e e e e e e e e e e e e r r r r r r e e e e e e e e e e e r r r r r r r r r e e e e e e e r r r r r r r r e e e e e e e e e r r r r r r r r re e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e o f th e mal e o n. de r s tand b od y s per d Tinder cer s its flaws. A g e, M ost of the p eo h ere skew youn g used their p rom a s their p rofile p hod to scroll throu g h a n und e r 25 t o find e ir 30s. i s al so a littl e w co mmitm e nt. tions sto p and e d on when p eon their p hones, g down any sort a n tak e n d h at e o p le h atting with actually who t he y are. c cu p s aside, u re is a g ood y be Ill see h ere. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 North Naples 1015 Crosspointe Dr. Downtown Naples 261 9th St. S. Fort Myers 7331 Gladiolus Dr. Cape Coral 413 Del Prado Blvd. S., Suite 101 CoolSculpting Available in:Medical Director: Andrew T. Ja e, MD, FAADComplimentary consultations 239-313-2553*Restrictions apply. Individual results may vary.Transform your bodywithout surgery or downtime. BEFORE AFTER Revolutionary Fat FreezingGuaranteed* fat reducing resultswhen you Treat-to-Complete withExclusively at Riverchase: Welcome...Robert G. Chami, MD, FACSBoard Certi ed Plastic Surgeon Aesthetic and Reconstructive Facial Surgery Aesthetic Breast Surgery Body Contouring Dermatologic Surgery Providing Expert Care to Patients in Marco Island and Cape Coral Now accepting new patients! Call 1-800-591-DERM to schedule an appointment



PAGE 68 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 they know, to mine their own lives for material, for ideas. But what happens when they appropriate someone elses life for their creative work? When is it homage, and when is it stealing? Where is the line between creative freedom and thievery? Donald Margulies Collected Stories, the seasons opening production in the black box theater at Florida Repertory Theatre, examines these questions when Lisa (Deanna Gibson), the protg of Ruth (Sara Morsey), a published author and professor, takes a private incident from Ruths life a youthful love affair with the poet Delmore Schwartz and turns it into a novel. While Lisa feels she was merely doing what Ruth had instructed her to do as a writer (You cant censor your creative impulses because of the danger of hurting someones feelings) and says she did it to honor her, Ruth feels betrayed. Some things you dont touch, the teacher tells her student.Work with staying powerMr. Margulies awards and honors are too many to list, but a highlight of his career is the Pulitzer Prize for Drama he won in 2000 for his play Dinner With Friends. Collected Stories and Sight Unseen were Pulitzer finalists in 1997 and 1992, respectively. And his works have staying power. Primary Stages in New York just closed a revival of his The Model Apartment, and an Off-Broadway revival of Dinner with Friends will begin early in the New Year at the Roundabouts Laura Pels Theater. Mr. Margulies plays are popular with Southwest Florida audiences as well: Florida Rep has staged Dinner With Friends and Time Stands Still. The Naples Players have also performed Dinner With Friends, and Theatre Conspiracy has staged Shipwrecked! An Entertainment The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told by Himself). The playwright believes Collected Stories has resonated with audiences all over the world because it allows them to watch the relationship between Ruth and Lisa evolve over the course of several years. And they can relate to it themselves. Weve all been in situations of being under the wing of a mentor, or we have been the mentor, Mr. Margulies says. I think that there comes a time in those relationships, even the parent/ child relationship, where you sort of switch places, and the acolyte (now becomes) the primary achiever. Does Lisa betray Ruth? That may intrinsically be a betrayal of sorts, he says of Lisas choice to write about Ruths affair. Time and age, he says, are also betrayers. Age always seems like such an affront, an outrage. But, he adds, Clearly, Ruths time had passed, and Lisas time was just beginning. It was Lisas time in the spotlight. The play, he says, came from different places. In 1993, the author David Leavitt was sued by the British poet Stephen Spender for copyright infringement over the publication of his novel, While England Sleeps. Mr. Margulies was fascinated by the incident. He took a chapter of Spenders autobiography as inspiration and, he felt, brought it into the 20th century, in terms of the sexuality of it, which seemed veiled because of the constraints of the time in which it was written, he explains. He made it much more explicit much to Spenders dismay. Mr. Leavitts publisher wound up withdrawing the book, and two years later, a different publisher released a revised version. Also, when Mr. Margulies started writing Collected Stories, he was fairly new to teaching. (He is a professor of English and theater studies at Yale University.) As a newly minted professor, he wanted to capture the teacher-student dynamic in his play as well. Now hes older than the character, but when he created Ruth, he says, It seemed she was far ahead of me. Another influence for Collected Stories was the question of where stories and art come from. Art comes from real life, but has been transmogrified into something else, he says. Thats something that has always interested me. In his play Brooklyn Boy, a novelists friends and family dont understand how things from life get transformed into art and insist they know who the people in the novel really are. Although the novelist is writing, from what he knew, what he grew up with, Mr. Margulies says, its not just picking somebodys pocket. Its taking the essence of someone and reconfiguring it, so it becomes a story you can (make all your own and shape how you want).Common themesThe action in Collected Stories takes place over six years. In each scene, we see different colorations in each of the women, Mr. Marguiles says. Its important to not play the same note. Youre given these different snapshots over time, between these people. Youre getting a progression of time, in subtle and more obvious (ways) in their relationship. I think part of the audiences pleasure in the play is that things emerge in Collected Stories, and then you see them pay off. Things happen in unexpected ways. He points out that Lisa draws out Ruths story about her affair with Delmore Schwartz after the two women have a spat. Thats rooted in the kind of complicated relationship they have, he says. And I think thats like life: Things happen in unexpected ways. You cant contrive them to happen; they happen, and maybe six months later, there are reverberations. While the play is a two-hander, Delmore Schwartz is the third person in the play, Mr. Margulies says. This presented itself to me as a twohander, that particular dynamic over the course of years. This is where the focus, my intent as a writer, was on the examination of this relationship, he says. Bringing in Delmore Schwartz as an object of contention between the two women is one of the things that give the play its dynamism and conflict, he adds. Even though hes not physically present, he is bartered over. The memory of this man is very present tense. After writing plays for more than 30 years, certain themes crop up again and again unconsciously, he says. Loss is the theme that permeates most everything Ive written. Every title of mine has to do with the effect of time on people and how relationships change which in itself is a kind of loss, a loss of what is dependable, and what is considered eternal and turns out not to be. Mr. Margulies calls his current work in progress, a play titled The Country House, his Chekhovian pastoral. It will premiere at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles next spring. Its very much about grieving, he says. So Im touching on loss again. In Collected Stories, its about Ruths loss of power, or her artistic power, her vitality, her creative juices. I think that in any kind of metamorphosis, there is loss. You lose a sense of dependability and normalcy. STORIESFrom page 1 Collected Stories>> When: Nov. 8Dec. 7 (previews Nov. 7) >> Where: The ArtStage Studio Theatre of Florida Repertory Theatre, downtown Fort Myers >> Tickets: $40 ($25 for previews) >> Info: 332-4488 or www. In addition to writing award-winning plays, Donald Margulies is a professor of English and theater studies at Yale University. What are the basics of the craft this Pulitzer Prizewinner wants his playwriting students to learn? Im always talking with them about what is the event of the scene, the event of this play? Why is this night different from all other nights the Passover question, he jokes. Drama requires that element, that uniqueness, to make it stage-worthy. Why are we seeing this drama today? What if we looked at it yesterday or tomorrow? What would that look like? What is different today? What has changed? What makes this a story worth telling? Some of (what I teach) is extremely fundamental (For example,) you have to have conflict to have drama, people wanting different things. I love teaching these very bright young people. Theyre just terrific. Nancy StetsonWhat the drama professor wants his students to learn FLORIDA REPERTORY THEATRE / COURTESY PHOTOGreg Longenhagen and Tyler Layton in Florida Reps production of Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies.FLORIDA REPERTORY THEATRE / COURTESY PHOTOSara Morsey, left, and Deanna Gibson toast in Collected Stories. Donald MarguliesWeve all been in situations of being under the wing of a mentor, or we have been the mentor. I think there comes a time in those relationships, even the parent/ child relationship, where you sort of switch places, and the acolyte (now becomes) the primary achiever. Donald Margulies ETHAN HILL / COURTESY PHOTO

PAGE 70 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 Theater Something Intangible Through Nov. 24 by Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center. 261-7529 or The Mystery of Irma Vep Through Nov. 23 by The Naples Players in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www. Blame it on Beckett Through Nov. 16 by the Island Theater Company at the Marco Island Historical Museum on Marco Island. 394-0080 or Absalom Through Nov. 24 by The Marco Players at The Marco Players Theater. 642-7270 or Cuff Me: The Fifty Shades of Grey Unauthorized Musical Parody! Nov. 9 At the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 481-4849 or Social Security Through Nov. 20 at Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers. 332-4488 or See review on page C8.Collected Stories Nov. 8-Dec. 7 by Florida Repertory Theatre in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, Fort Myers. 332-4488 or See story on page C1.Away in the Basement: A Church Basement Ladies Christmas Nov. 7-Dec. 25 at the Off Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. $28-$49. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm. com.CATS Through Nov. 23 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or How I Became a Pirate Through Nov. 22 at the Broadway Palm Childrens Theatre, Fort Myers. 2784422 or Thursday, Nov. 7 Green Market Naples Green Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot at Clive Daniel Home. 2777 Tamiami Trail N. 594-9358 or www. Music at Mercato Mercato Nights presents Randy Stephens & The Blue Shades from 6-9 p.m. on the lawn across from Naples Flatbread. www. Up to Code Jessimae Peluso of MTVs Girl Code and Chris Distefano of MTVs Guy Code take the stage at 8 p.m. at the Off the Hook Comedy Club, Marco Island. 389-6901 or Trombone Ensemble The FGCU Bower School of Music presents a trombone ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Free. 248-3941 or (click on concerts). Harry Connick Jr. Harry Connick Jr. brings his signature sound inspired by his New Orleans roots to ArtisNaples at 8 p.m. $95-$149. 5971900 or Friday, Nov. 8 Wine Tasting Decanted Wines hosts a tasting of premium wines from Napa and Sonoma with light appetizers from 5-7 p.m. $15. 434-1814. Music & Arts Storytellers Creative Arts hosts an evening of music, dance, live art and other performances starting at 5:30 p.m. at Covenant Church of Naples-PCA. Admission is free, but reservations required. 6926 Trail Blvd. 250-1822 or Parisian Romance Sur La Table in Mercato holds couples cooking class focusing on French cuisine at 6 p.m. $79 per person. (800) 243-0852 or www. See You at Stans Pyrate VooDoo performs from 6-10 p.m. at Stans Idle Hour on Marco Island. 394-3041 or Tribute Band Porkys Restaurant and Lounge presents a ZZ Top tribute band at 8:30 p.m. 701 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island. 394-8727 or Saturday, Nov. 9 Orchid Sale Naples Orchid Society holds its annual orchid sale from 9 a.m. to noon at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Free admission. 775-5220 or Holiday Bazaar North Naples United Methodist Church holds its annual bazaar with Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations, gift baskets, homemade jams, a raffle and more from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 6000 Goodlette Rd. N. 593-7600 or Artcrafters at Work The Naples Artcrafters hold a juried fine art and craft show and sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cambier Park. Free admission, free parking. 250-0804 or Muck Around Guided swamp walks take place every Saturday through March in the wet wilderness behind Clyde Butchers Big Cypress Preserve gallery off U.S. 41 in Ochopee. $50 for adults; $25 for ages 18 and younger. Reservations required. 695-2428 or www. Live Tunes The Raiford Starke band plays from 2-5 p.m. today and Nov. 10 at Joanies Blue Crab Caf. 39395 Tamiami Trail East. 695-2682 or www. Heres to Beer Naples Beach Brewery offers a tour and tasting from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. $15 for the tour includes sample of 6 beers. 4110 Enterprise Ave. 304-8795 or www.naplesbeachbrewery. com. It Takes Two Pablo Repun Tango hosts a beginners class from 7-8 p.m. and Milogna from 8-11 p.m. $15/person. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or www. Sunday, Nov. 10 Cmon for Vets The Golisano Childrens Museum hosts a Veterans Day celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to make packages to send to troops overseas. Veterans with proper identification gain free admission. Boogie on the Beach Lighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss hosts a Beatles-themed Boogie on the Beach from 12:30-4:30 p.m. at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. $75 for adults, $25 for ages 18 and younger, free for ages 5 and younger. 4303934 or Foreign Film The Renaissance Academy of FGCU hosts a screening and discussion of Where Do We Go Now (Lebanon, 2011) from 1-4 p.m. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Pre-registration strongly suggested. Symphony Preview Gulf Coast Symphony hosts a season preview at 2 p.m. with music, refreshments and insights about the upcoming concert season at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. Free. www. Little Bar Jam Mark Thompson performs at 2 p.m. at the Little Bar Restaurant in Goodland on Marco Island. 394-5663 or Chamber Music The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra performs works of Bach and Vivaldi at 3 p.m. at the Daniels Pavilion at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or More Tunes Kirk Mcfee performs at Vandys & 5 Brothers starting at 11:30 p.m. 1089 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 394-8767. Monday, Nov. 11 USO Show Naples Depot Museum presents a USO Show re-creating the sights and big band sounds of the 1940s from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. The show follow a Veterans Day service that begins at 10 a.m. in Cambier Park. 2626525 or Baby Basics The sixth annual Champagne Brunch & Fall Fashion Show to benefit Baby Basics of Collier County starts at 9:30 a.m. in Dillards at Coastland Center. $75. Movie Night The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents a screening and discussion of T he Butte rfly beginning at 7 p.m. $9. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Naples Orchid Society holds its annual orchid sale from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 9 at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Free admission. 775-5220 or Private & Small Group Training Fitness/Stretch Classes MEDX Spinal Fitness TRY US OUT! 6 Sessions $149.002 Private Sessions (Includes Assessment) 2 Group Training 2 Group Classes Purchase by 12/15/13STRENGTH AND MOVEMENT FOR LIFE BEGINS AT CORE360 WELLNESS BOUTIQUE PERSONAL TRAINING & MASSAGE THERAPY STUDIO 7700 Trail Blvd., Suite 107, Naples, FL 34108 239-325-9082


Tuesday, Nov. 12 Holiday Style Clive Daniel Home interior designer John Tweet demonstrates napkin-folding techniques along with place setting ideas for the perfect holiday table at 2 p.m. Free. Reservations required. 213-7844 or Im a little Teapot Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts an opening reception for the exhibit Fun and Funky Teapots from 5:30-7 p.m. Free for members, $5 for others. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or Wednesday, Nov. 13 Kayak Tour Up A Creek Kayak offers a two-hour guided paddle through the mangrove waters of Rookery Bay Reserve beginning at 9 a.m. All equipment provided. $45. Registration required. 2936232 or Happy Birthday, RLS Arsenault Gallery presents an exhibition of paintings and a celebration of Robert Louis Stevensons birthday at 5 p.m. RSVP required. 263-1214. Student Concert FGCU Bower School of Music students present an instrumental ensembles concert at 7:30 p.m. (click on concerts). Coming up Time for Tea Learn the history of English high tea and enjoy a cup or two with other traditional treats when the Renaissance Academy of FGCU presents its first lecture of the season at the Marco Island Center for the Arts from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 14. $25. Reservations required. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 3944221 or Music on the Bay The Village on Venetian Bay hosts a musical performance by students from the Village School of Naples from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 14. 261-6100 or Beer Tasting Whole Foods Naples hosts a beer tasting with live music from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14. $5 donation benefits the St. Matthews House. www. Dance, Laugh Blue Martini and Off the Hook Comedy Club host Dance, Laugh & Give Back, a benefit for the Southwest Florida Performing Arts and Cultural Learning Center, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at 9114 Strada Place, Suite 12105, in Mercato. The evening will have live music and comedienne Janet The Tennessee Tramp Williams. $25 (ages 21 and older only). 676-0785 or Pack Your Bags The Renaissance Academy of FGCU invites the public to learn about its 2014 advetures abroad during an open house from 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the FGCU Naples Center. Trips are planned to France, Italy and Peru. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Register at The Little Mermaid Jr. Students of the Naples Performing Arts Center present The Little Mermaid Jr. at 7 p.m. Nov. 15-16 at Lely High School. $15. 597-6722. Cooks Corner Chef Kristina San Filippo of The Good Life hosts a class featuring knife skills from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16. $50. 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 514-4663 or www.goodlifenaples. com. Art Alive! Art Alliance Naples hosts a weekend of artist demonstrations from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 and from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 17 in the North Naples Art District north of Pine Ridge Road and west of Airport-Pulling Road. Free. 821-1061. Family Fun at Cmon The Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples holds its second annual Cmon Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17. Free. Classical Concert The Bach Ensemble performs at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at Grace Lutheran Church. 860 Banyan Road. 732-1055 or Submit calendar listings and highresolution photos to E-mail text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of fliers. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon Sunday.NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 CATERING FOR ALL EVENTS Professional Chefs Exhibition Cooking Business and Residential CATERING WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOEnjoy a cup of English tea and traditional high tea treats and learn about the history of the tradition from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. Its the first in this seasons series FGCU Renaissance Academy lectures at the center. $25. Reservations required. 394-4221 or Arist Paul Arsenault invites the public to celebrate the birthday of Robert Louis Stevenson from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 13 at Arsenault Gallery in Crayton Cove. Mr. Arsenault describes Tracking Robert Louis Stevenson: Scotland and Beyond as an exhibition of paintings revealing the mutual haunts of a traveling artist and a favorite Scottish storyteller. Mr. Arsenaults ITAL Edinburgh, Stevensons Home Town END ITAL is shown above. His opening remarks at 5 p.m. will be followed with a bagpipe performance from 5:30-6 p.m. RSVP by Nov. 10. 263-1214 or info@ arsenaultgallerycom.


ARTS COMMENTARYWhat are we going to do about Mother?For many, there are probably no four words in the human language scarier than: Moms coming to visit. Except for maybe these six: Moms coming to live with us. In Social Security, playing at the Florida Repertory Theatre through Nov. 20, two sisters grapple with the age-old problem of What To Do About Mom. And what a mother Sophie is: relentlessly demanding, critical and needy, and, like all of us, full of quirks that have only grown stronger and stranger as the years have accumulated. Like King Kong beating his chest or Beowulf pounding on the castle door, you hear Sophie before you meet her: Bam! Bam! Bam! It sounds as if shes turned into the Hulk and is hurling her walker against the door. But Ann D. Hurst portrays Sophie with a mischievous charm. Her maternal torment is more passive aggressive. Im not sure if this is director Robert Cacioppos intention or playwright Andrew Bergmans direction, but you get the feeling that the 80-something Sophie would gum you to death rather than bite your head off. I found myself liking the woman from the get-go, rather than feeling dismayed about how she was terrorizing her family. While Ms. Hurst has many wonderful moments on stage, one of the comedic highlights has to be when we get a glimpse of her in her underwear (though some may feel as though they want to bleach their eyeballs afterwards.) Shes wearing one of those bullet-shaped, industrial white bras from the s, as well as a garter belt girdle that holds up beige stockings on her scrawny chicken legs. (Bravo to costume designer Roberta Malcolm.) This is the type of play where cotton housecoats and turbans, pocket protectors and pocketbooks reign. The clothing says a lot about the characters. For example, Barbara (Kate Hampton) wears a hot red dress while her sister, Trudy (Carrie Lund), is spectacularly dowdy in a practical, buttonedup pants suit. Trudys accountant husband, Martin (Mark Lainer), wears a plain brown suit, while Barbaras husband, David (David Breitbarth), sports a shiny gray suit apropos of his rather slick and showy ways. Its difficult to write about Social Security without giving too much away. Its a light souffl of a play that takes some unusual turns in plot and tone. But to give away the details will spoil the fun. Suffice it to say that it opens with Barbara and David in their Upper East Side home in Manhattan. Hes an art dealer, and their living room (designed with understated elegance by Richard Crowell) has abstract paintings on the wall and modern sculpture tastefully scattered about. Barbaras sister has called to say she and her husband would be stopping by to talk with them, as they have something to discuss. And Barbara is in a tizzy about it. She flits about, working herself into a state. Ms. Hampton is perfect at playing this manic woman, a jumble of nerves and anxieties. David, on the other hand, is sardonic and more laid-back. He claims flirting is his professions obligation, but its just an excuse for his roving eye. He even fantasizes about his college-age niece, which is a little creepy. The play starts slow, with the couple worrying about the impending visit from Barbaras sister and brother-inlaw. But once the second couple arrives, the play takes off. On opening night Ms. Lund received gales of laughter just by walking through the door, her pocketbook clutched with both hands, and saying Hello in a flat, deadpan delivery. Shes so dour, she makes Grant Woods American Gothic couple look downright giddy. And while its her mother, Sophie, who chews on sourballs then leaves them in unusual places, Trudy looks as if shes ingested an entire can all at once. Ms. Lunds comedic timing and delivery are impeccable, her Trudy marvelously prickly and perpetually dissatisfied. Mr. Lainer, who plays her husband, gets major comedy points for making a boring character funny. Like his wife, he is a by-the-book type of guy, without one iota of imagination or whimsy. And David S. Howard, a Florida Rep favorite, has a small but pivotal role as Maurice Koenig, a Chagall-like painter in his late 90s. He plays his character with such charm and adorableness you just want to put your arms around him. Mr. Bergman, who wrote Social Security, also wrote and directed feature films such as The Freshman and Honeymoon in Vegas. He wrote the original story and co-authored the screenplay of Blazing Saddles. The plot of Social Security doesnt hold up to intense scrutiny; its pretty insubstantial, like cotton candy melting on your tongue. But, like cotton candy, its also sweet and enjoyable while being consumed. Under Mr. Cacioppos direction, and with a top-notch cast that knows how to do comedy well especially Ms. Lund, Ms. Hurst and Mr. Breitbarth this play accomplishes what it sets out to do: make you laugh. COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: Mark Lainer and Carrie Lund. Below: Ann D. Hurst in Social Security. Social Security>> When: Through Nov. 20 >> Where: Florida Repertory Theatre, downtown Fort Myers >> Tickets: $45 and $40 >> Info: 332-4488 or NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013


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Yes, both center on bachelor parties in the city of sin, but Last Vegas has a gentler, more grounded tone that makes its characters likable and funny when cracking jokes at the others expense. More importantly, the humor feels natural rather than forced, which means its never so far over the top that it escapes reality. This is a thoroughly enjoyable comedy that makes the most of its premise: At nearly 70 years old, Billy (Michael Douglas) is about to marry a woman (Bre Blair) half his age. When he calls his childhood friends Sam (Kevin Kline) and Archie (Morgan Freeman), they decide to throw a bachelor party in Vegas. They even convince the grumpy fourth member of their old crew, Paddy (Robert De Niro), to join the party. Expectedly, the latter three guys need a jolt of life in their old bones, while Billy needs a reality check regarding what he really wants. When they meet lounge singer Diana (Mary Steenburgen), the past rears its ugly head in interesting ways. What happens in Vegas: Archie has a good roll at the blackjack table, which nets them a posh penthouse suite; they convince a punk teenager (Jerry Ferrara) theyre gangsters; they judge a bikini contest; we get to see Freeman drunk dance, which is hilarious; their bellhop (Romany Malco) gives them his eternal respect; and they throw an epic party thats impressive even by Vegas standards. The five Oscar winners (including Ms. Steenburgen) handle themselves well. Mr. De Niros Paddy is a frustrating old sourpuss, and Mr. Freemans Archie is very funny. But Mr. Klines Sam steals the show with his one-liners and timing. Given that Sam has a hall pass from his wife (Joanna Gleason) and is trying to get laid, Mr. Kline had the most opportunities for fun and he hits on darn near all of them. Credit also goes to writer Dan Fogelman (Cars) and director Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure) for providing structure and storylines. Far too many movies start with an idea Hey, lets send four old dudes to Vegas on a bachelor party but have no clue where to take the story from there. Last Vegas, however, has nicely developed characters and a story that provides them something to do and somewhere to go as people. Given that its funny all the while, Last Vegas is a winner. Deeper than that, though, is the message that you always have to keep living, even when you think youre out of steam. One recalls the great line from Mr. Freemans The Shawshank Redemption: Get busy living, or get busy dying. Sometimes, you forget to capture all that life can offer. Last Vegas is a reminder to never forget. LATEST FILMSLast Vegas b e p s M >> Michael Douglas won his rst Oscar for producing One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest C APSUL E SFree Birds (Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler) Modern turkeys Reggie (Mr. Wilson) and Jake (Mr. Harrelson) travel back in time in an attempt to get turkeys off the Thanksgiving menu forever. 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FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 Celebrate Thanksgiving! Relax this Thanksgiving! Treat you and your family to a cruise and delicious Thanksgiving dinner on the water! Cruise Naples Bay catching the beautiful homes of Port Royal while enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner. The best part ... No cooking, no mess! Thursday, November 28thEarly Dinner: 12-2pm Sunset Dinner: 4:45-6:45pm $28.48* per child tax, port and service not included. No Coupons or Discounts Call (239) 649-2275 www.NaplesPrincessCruises.com550 Port -O-C all Way | Naples, FL 34102Book yourself and your family today! Aboard the... plays. Ms. Hetzler lives in Naples. Marc Simon, Thus Saith the Angel of the Lord The playwrights role is to entertain us, make us think and push our emotional b uttons. I hope Thus Saith The Angel of The Lord does all three. The issues found in Genesis 22 in the Old Testament inspired me to write this play. I hope it inspires the audience. Mr. Simon, a resident of Naples, is a two-time previous winner in the contest. Chuck Wood, Waiting for My Vote I was inspired to entertain the audience and also to challenge the audience. My play is a drama with light moments. I am honored to be a Finalist again after being one in 2005. Mr. Wood lives in Lehigh Acres. The four winning plays will be presented in staged readings at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7, in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. A reception with the playwrights will follow Fridays performance.Honorable Mention for 2013 was awarded Natalie King of Naples for Speed. Judges were Patti Caroli, Val Kuffel and Nancy Menaldi-Scanlan. Dallas Dunnagan, artistic director for The Naples Players, approved the final selections.ETCs 12th season continues with the following evenings of staged readings: Sunday, Feb. 16: The Whole Shebang by Rich Orloff, How To Speak Man by Sharyn Rothstein and Charity Begins at Home by Bettine Manktelow. Sunday, April 6: A Young Lady of Property by Horton Foote and Brazilian Wax Eloquent and Berlin Promotion, both by Rich Orloff. The season closes Sunday, May 4, with a reading of a full-length, classic comedy TBA. Tickets for all ETC Readers Theatre presentations are $10 and go on sale at the box office 30 days prior to each performance. Call 263-7990. ETC ...From page 1 4360 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. shseafoodrestaurant.comLocated on the Bay at Venetian Village Waterfront Dining at Its Best MiraMareRistorante11:30AM 10PM SUN THURS 11:30AM 11PM FRI SAT WELL MARTINIS, HOUSE WINE & BEER EVERYDAY 3 6PM BAR ONLY4 6PM1 PLATE, 2 COURSES EVERYDAY 11:30AM 3PM11:30AM 10PM SUN THURS 11:30AM 11PM FRI SAT FISHRESTAURANT 4 6PM3 6PM 3 6PM Calling young actors for KidzAct tryoutsKidzAct, the youth theater program of The Naples Players, holds host auditions for Camp Rock, Rugrats The Musical and Cinderella on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9-10. All auditions are by appointment. Heres the schedule: Camp Rock Starting at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and noon Nov. 10. Those who audition should come prepared to sing 32 bars of a song of their choice. Rugrats the Musical and Cinderella Starting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Those who audition should come prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of their choice. Young actors must enroll in KidzAct classes starting in January in order to try out for these two shows. An accompanist will be provided at the auditions. Actors are asked to bring sheet music; those who do not will have to sing a cappella. No CDs can be used in an audition. Auditioners should wear comfortable clothes and close-toed shoes to dance in. A short dance combination will be taught for auditioners to perform. KidzAct performance dates are March 11 for Rugrats the Musical, March 15 for Cinderella and May 23 and 25 for Camp Rock. To schedule an audition appointment, call 434-7340, ext. 10.


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Our 19th Season of Great Concerts, Kids Programs, and Community Enrichment Saturday, November 23 at 7pmBarbara B. Mann Performing Arts HallTickets from $22Stravinskys ground-breaking Rite of Spring turns 100 as we recreate the excitement in a multimedia presentation, paired with Beethovens seminal and ever-moving Symphony No. 5. Check our website for FREE community lectures and listening parties that celebrate revolutionary themes, November 4-21.We Play The Music You Love To Hear! Stravinskys Rite of Spring and Beethovens Symphony No. 5 FOR TICKETS: 239.481.4849 GulfCoastSymphony.orgDONT MISS SOUTHWEST FLORIDAS NEWEST HOLIDAY TRADITIONDec 7 at 7pmWith Mark Sanders, George Pellegrino, Kellyn Irish Dancers, Ft. Myers Symphonic Mastersingers. FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 MILITARY NIGHTS: 11/8 VS ELMIRA 7:30PM 11/9 VS TOLEDO 7:00PMTONIGHT: 11/6 VS ELMIRA 7:30PM$2 Dogs, Drafts & Wine239.948.PUCK Brought to you by: GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSEWalk the walks, run the runs, hit the links or bait a hook in the name of a nonprofit organization. Here are some opportunities for getting out for a good cause. The inaugural Ted Todd Insurance Fort Myers Beach Marathon expects 1,500 runners from 37 states on Sunday, Nov. 10. Proceeds benefit Able Academy, the Harry Chapin Food Bank and Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers. The starting line for the Eident Racing event is at Nervous Nellies restaurant. The marathon and half-marathon races set out at 7 a.m. A 5K race will begin five minutes later. The course crosses the Matanzas Pass Bridge and goes down Summerlin Road and through Lakes Regional Park before returning to Nervous Nellies. For registration details, call Eident Racing at 653-7881, ext. 102, or visit The second annual Footloose & Fancy Free 5K run/walk takes place Saturday, Nov. 10, at Koreshan State Park in Estero. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m. Participants are asked to bring a pair of used shoes for donation to Soles4Souls and Shoes for the Cure. Shoes can be donated at Foot Solutions Estero in Corkscrew Village Plaza prior to the race. Registration forms and sponsorship information are available at the store and online at estero. For more information, call 495-8911 or e-mail estero@ The fifth annual All Species Fishing Tournament to benefit Miracle LimbsCourage in Motion is set for Saturday, Nov. 16, at Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club. Anglers in the catchand-release competition will earn points for 19 different species and a mystery fish. Participation is limited to the first 30 boats that sign up. For more information, call Bob Ayers at 591-8393 or Diana Ayers at 300-8156, e-mail or visit www.miraclelimbs. org. The Immokalee Foundations 2013 Charity Classic Pro-Am golf tournament pairs two dozen of the worlds greatest golfers with Naples most philanthropic players on Monday, Nov. 18, at Bay Colony Golf Club. Entry


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For tickets or more information, visit The third annual Tea at The Ritz to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida is set for 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The afternoon, which includes a silent auction, is a popular holiday treat for men, women and children of all ages. This years chair is Dylan Sanders; tea host and hostess are Craig and Kelly Chasnov. Tickets for $100 can be purchased by calling Lesley Colantonio at 992-9474 or e-mailing lcolantonio@ The David Lawrence Center Young Executives hosts the 2013 Gulf Ball on Saturday, evening, Dec. 7, at Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club. Like-minded philanthropists and professionals are invited to enjoy cocktails and hors doeuvres, a silent auction and live music by Brendon McDonnell. Tickets for $50 until Nov. 14, $60 until Dec. 6 and $65 thereafter can be purchased by calling 304-3505 or by visiting Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida presents Planting Seeds for Better Tomorrows from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at ArtisNaples. Guest speaker Kim Lear will discuss Four Generations of Family and Philanthropy. Guests will be able to wander the centers galleries while enjoying cocktails and hors doeuvres before the program. The evenings sponsor is BMO Private Bank. Event co-chairs are Marvin and Carol Lader and Dr. Nat and Susan Ritter. Tickets are $225. JFCS is a non-sectarian social service agency. For tickets or more information, call Jaclynn Faffer at 325-4444 or e-mail Rebuilding Childrens Lives, Youth Havens fourth annual benefit luncheon, is set for Wednesday, Jan. 22, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Guest speaker Antwone Fisher, awardwinning film and literary writer, was the subject of the eponymous movie co-starring and directed by Denzel Washington. Like Youth Havens children, Mr. Fishers young life was scarred by abandonment and abuse. The loving support of a special therapist, friends and, ultimately, a reunion with his family, changed everything for the better. Chair and co-chair of the 2014 luncheon are Liz Jessee and Diane McGinty. Tickets are $300. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, call Aileen Carrol at 687-5155 or e-mail Harmon-Meek Gallery hosts the inaugural Visionaries of the Visual Arts awards and benefit dinner Tuesday evening, Jan. 14, at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. Three individuals will be recognized for their contributions to the visual arts in Southwest Florida. Keynote speaker Charles Shepard is director of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in Indiana. Tickets are $125 per person, with proceeds benefitting art programs for children and at-risk youth in the community through the Harmon-Meek Gallery Fund at the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. Co-chairs are Kristine and Juliana Meek. Tickets can be purchased by sending a check made payable to the Southwest Florida Community Foundation to Harmon-Meek Gallery, 599 Ninth St. N., Suite 309, Naples, FL 34102. For more information, call the gallery at 261-2637. The NAACP of Collier County holds its 31st annual Freedom Fund banquet Saturday evening, Feb. 8, at the Hilton Naples. This years gala has a Let the Good Times Roll Mardi Gras theme and includes a cocktail reception, dinner, silent and live auctions and live music and dancing. For tickets or more information, visit or e-mail The Childrens Advocacy Center of Collier County holds its 18th annual Beach Ball on Saturday evening, Feb. 15, at a private beach club in Naples. Leave the gown and tuxedo at home and have a ball on the beach. Tickets are $250 per person. Call 263-8383 or e-mail info@ The David Lawrence Center and Foundation holds its signature destination-themed gala Friday, Jan. 17, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Guests at Under the Eiffel Tower: A Journey to 1920s Paris will be transported to the City of Lights in an era when soulful jazz played through the evening streets and gas-lit promenades were filled with people dancing, dining and indulging in economic prosperity and social and artistic dynamism of the day. Tickets are $500 per person, $1,200 per VIP patron and $10,000 per premier sponsor table of 10. A variety of additional sponsorship opportunities also are available. For more information or to reserve a ticket, contact Monica Biondo at 3043505 or visit www.davidlawrencecenter. org. E-mail Save the Date items to Cindy Pierce at THE DATE

PAGE 94 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 WRITING CHALLENGE Writing contest has its winnersOur inbox was deluged with 145 high quality submissions for this years Writing Challenge. During judging, editors revisited all the stories. Each story that was published in our pages, plus another 40 or so entries were selected by our editors. A smaller pile of the most notable entires was then handed to Florida Weekly reviewer, Phil Jason, who picked the two winners. Nancy Murvine took first place for her story, Waiting to be Seen, inspired by the misty park scene from round four of the competition. Second place went to Crystal Chilcott, a junior at the University of Colorado who discovered our contest while on vacation on Sanibel. Her untitled story was based on the photo of the pier from round one. Both winners will attend the Sanibel Island Writers Conference taking place this weekend. Thanks again to everyone for writing. Waiting to be SeenBY NANCY REGES MURVINEShe disappeared long before she ran away. Teachers labeled her anti-social. Therapists tried to pigeon-hole her with Aspergers. The only common thread was that Esme was quite content to be alone. She liked solitude, craved its solemn silence and self-reliance. No one understood Esme except Esme. And Mr. Simonton. It was love at first sight. The widower moved in next door when Esme was 5. She stood on the sidewalk watching the parade of men empty the truck. Each carried something that looked nothing like the over-sized, over-stuffed furniture in Esmes house. Although the furniture was new when the Simontons first bought it, it was now a menagerie of highly collectible mid-century modern, according to her parents. To Esme, each piece resembled a slender-legged animal. She imagined if the furniture could move, the sofa would be a gazelle; the end tables newborn colts. But it was the easels and brushes and boxes filled with crumpled tubes of paint that Mr. Simonton was unpacking in the garage that impelled her to skip across the street and introduce herself. Esmes mother was shocked when her daughter came to the front door to ask permission to have lunch with Mr. Simonton. Over her daughters shoulder, she studied the new neighbor. The man, she guessed to be in his late 70s, stood, hunched with arthritis, at the foot of his driveway and waved shyly. She waved in return, walked Esme back across the street, and introduced herself. But he already knew the major details: name, how long they had lived here, jobs, and other bits of family background that might best have remained within the family. The daughter who often seemed like a stranger in her own house was a chatty ambassador that day and about to become Mr. Simontons first and only art student. In his garage studio, Esme discovered the world of color with its hues and tints and shades and tones, and the symbols each represented. But the day Mr. Simonton shared an old photo album of black and white landscapes, she found her love and became fascinated with the method of grisaille painting, mixing only gray colors on her palette. He did not tell her about grays symbolism of sadness and death and boredom. He commended her instead for picking a color that represented intelligence and maturity. She embraced the idea and reflected them in mini-masterpiece after mini-masterpiece. Her grisaille paintings with their monochromatic grays amazed Mr. Simonton as much as they dismayed Esmes parents. By 10, she was being ushered from psychologist to psychologist to figure out this disquieting dark side of their child. World weary from the day she was born was the way her parents described Esme. Each therapist handed the parents a bill and their regrets and closed the door. If they had only asked Mr. Simonton, he would have told them the truth. Their daughter joyfully found her place in life, not by mimicking humans but by echoing the world around her, a world of gray fog and misty mornings and afternoons weighty with coming rain. Life on the Olympic Peninsula and Esme were the perfect harmonic pairing. No one was happier than she. And no one, it seemed, was happy for her. Except Mr. Simonton. He watched her skill and technique develop as she studied the masters of grisaille, but her paintings were not the usual portrait or sculptural work of older artists. Esme chose landscapes, and by 15, she was a true artist with a unique and strong point of view. Mr. Simonton encouraged her to show her work, to make her private world public. People deserve to see these paintings, Esme. She smiled at her mentor, They are not ready yet, was her simple reply. His joking return: Not ready? Do you mean your paintings or the world? He suspected the world. She disappeared into her work, and then one day she actually disappeared. Mr. Simonton was heartbroken. If her parents could be honest, they were thankful when she ran away. Of course, they did everything loving parents should do, but Esme, without irony, was gone for good. Where she went, no one knew. She attempted no contact with her parents. Mr. Simonton, on the other hand, swore she visited him on several occasions over the years. In the early visits, she promised she was living happily alone in the surrounding rain forests. Later she assured him she was settled in a small town near Seattle. Eventually, she was painting in the San Juans. Of course, dementia was the satisfying label given to what were surely a 95-year-olds delusions. When he mentioned whimsically that his end tables were acting like frisky colts, he was sent to a nursing facility. The invitation to a one-woman show in a gallery in New York came on Mr. Simontons 99th birthday. The announcement contained a separate, beautifully rendered copy on heavy stock of what the gallery owner called Esmes newest and most deeply satisfying landscapes. Mr. Simonton began to weep. He remembered the scene of a nearby park he and Esme walked almost every day a decade ago. For inspiration, she reminded him on mornings when he was reluctant to move and awaken every ache in his ancient body. He recognized the tall, stately lamppost insinuating itself among the sturdy white oaks, and their favorite, the lone saw palmetto, a hardy hanger-on, peeking above the bushes. All this framed two figures sitting opposite each other on benches: a bent, old man and a young woman. He recalled the benches as massive, uncomfortable concrete slabs; here the artist chose the slim lines of the mid century modern furniture with gazellelike legs. He easily accepted the change in memory. And Esmes ubiquitous veil of haze cocooned the two subjects in a paradise of solitude. But it was the color that shocked him and brought him to tears. Every shade of green. He remembered the exact moment he had taught her about the color green. He was working on a still life of grapes and pears and apples. She had wrinkled her nose at his abundant use of green. You are the grisaille genius. I am the humble verdaille painter. Some day you will come to love green as much as you love gray. After all, green is the color of nature, the most restful to the human eye; it is a symbol of harmony and safety, with the power to heal. He winked at her. She nodded. They went back to work, happy in their choices and alone in their work. He turned the miniature painting over. Esmes clear script condensed a decade of wondering where she was and what she was doing with the simplest of words: They are ready now. He touched his fingers to his lips and then to the message. Yes, he whispered, the world is ready for you, Esme. UntitledBY CRYSTAL CHILCOTTWaves splashed against the barnacleencrusted beams. Palm branches, broken fishing rods, and a gopher tortoise crossing sign pummeled the pier. The wind of a Category 4 hurricane slammed against the structure as if it were instead a slab of cement. The pier creaked as a board snapped, falling into the churning sea below. It left behind a hole, an opening large enough for a child to slide into the tormented ocean. The piers boards were worn with the treads of three generations of Pearlstons. Just a week earlier, Jane held her little sisters hand and watched as Marie waddled down the dock pretending to be a penguin. A lace bonnet fell down to her eyes and her neon pink water wings were thrice the size of her arms. Then, she became infatuated with jumping from board to board as if it were a hopscotch court. The construction of the pier was a common topic of conversation when Grandma Pearlstons grandchildren came to visit. She always said that she completed the pier in a single evening while stingrays lashed against her heels and the sun beat down on her head. Wow! Marie always said from her high chair and then resumed her peaflinging. Jane would always roll her eyes and find an excuse to leave the table. Right before they evacuated, Jane had walked down the dock, her bare feet rubbing the wet boards. The slimy damp-board feel usually repulsed her enough to put on shoes, but there were worse things in life than getting a splinter on the bottom of her big toe. She clutched a brown paper bag to her chest and cradled it with her chin. Jane ignored the gentle gulf waves lapping at the piers beams. She ignored the setting sun, bleeding its subtle red into the sea. Aside from the red and blue swirls of emergency vehicle lights and the heavy traffic, it was easy to pretend there was no storm coming. The distant sirens left her mouth dry and sucked her oxygen away. Those noises had been tainted. It was on this very pier that Jane spent her 15 summers with Emily. Sometimes theyd sit and shed swing her legs over the side, the smacking of her plastic flipflops the constant metronome for their conversations. Sometimes theyd sneak into the covered room, that forbidden fishing abode. Grandpa Pearlston had lined the walls with poles, their hooks ready to puncture her skin at one simple misstep. His top catches were mounted to the walls, always staring with accusing eyes. Jane never liked the room, but Emily was rebellious even before they reached their teenage years. Jane didnt want to go in the fishing room. Those mounted fish had known all those years. They knew what she had done. They knew what happened to Emily. Instead she slipped around to the very end of the pier. The breeze was harsh, sending her light hair across her eyes like a whip. No-see-ums began to attack her, their teeny mouths like a million pointed thumbtacks. She didnt move her hair or swat the bugs away. When they were 12, they had sprawled out on the dock during one of the summer meteor showers. It was past midnight and silver stars were sprinkled across the inky sky. They saw the first meteor. I made a wish! Emily said. Jane giggled, her new braces biting into her lip. You still wish on shooting stars? Of course I do. What is it going to hurt? Jane didnt reply what she was thinking: that if you wished for the wrong thing that could cause harm. She tried not to bring out Emilys argumentative side, for that was always the first step before she got her next destructive idea. Youre right, she said. Ill make a wish. But, three years later, no amount of wishing would bring Emily back. No amount of hoping could undo Janes mistake. The meteors began coming quickly, streaking across the celestial sky. For a moment, they were brilliant, commanding all attention. Then they were gone, just a chunk of uninteresting rock. Like Emily, who lived like a fireball, wrecking mindlessly around the island. But her light had burnt out, her flicker of existence complete. Jane removed a box of matches from the bag. She struck the first one and dropped it on the dock. It went out right away, faster than the shooting stars that sped across the sky. With hands shaking with rage, she lit up a quarter of the box and dropped them to the boards. The wind burnt it out as if it were blowing out birthday candles. She scrunched her face into a mask of anger and hurled the box of matches into the sea below. The pier withstood Janes matches, but it could not beat the hurricane. An empty piece of cardboard splashed across the boards, followed by one of the Pearlstons watering cans. The rain was a sheet of water, slapping against the pier. Another board cracked, but it didnt fall into the watery grave below. Instead it flew into the air and was carried onto the shore. Finally, the beams folded under the pier and it collapsed into the swirling sea.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 Like us on /NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area events th an we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. 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@ WRIGHT / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYKicking off Conservancys 2013 RedSnook Catch-and-Release Charity TournamentBarbara Lawrence, Robin Hamilton, Bob and Christine Neagle Jennifer Rowe makes a bid Lois Moran and Betsy Patton Rob Moher, Lynn Slabaugh, Rhett Robicheaux and Wayne Meland David Henley Shotwell, Mokey Shea, Lloyd Liggett and John Skiffington Jolee Farro, John Schultz and Judy Svetaka Nancy Seeley, Patsy Schroder and Ian Bartoszek Ian Bartoszek with Karen and Bob DiBenedetto Larry Birt and Robbie Biles Peter and Carol Girardin Susan Calkins and Jennifer Hecker Terry McMahan and Andy Hill

PAGE 96 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC32 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 Like us on /NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area events th an we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. 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@ FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY STEPHEN WRIGHT / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYNaples Garden Club celebrates 60 years at Windstar Country Club luncheon Carol Levy, Chuck and Betty Morris, Frank and Peggy Lynch, Lanny Rashbaum Seated: Naomi Rosen and Marilyn Siegel. Standing: Teresa McAllister, Carol Pier, Linda Roberts and Larry Kish Chloe Adamski Melinda Earle and Linda LaRue Brown Susan Boland, Corey Adamski and Anne Fleming Corey Adamski and Vincent Russell Deirdre Benson and Gail Duke Edythe McCutcheon and Mark English Donna Fiala and Sondra Quinn Doris and Henry Bachman Waterside Shops welcomes Pelican Bay Year Rounders Ann Westerfield, Jane Corbly and Myra Morrison Sallie Miller and Roberta Ross Susie Yoda and Christian Busk


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PAGE 98 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 I 239-598-FIRE (3473)Corner of Airport & Vanderbilt Sunday Thursday 11:30 am 10 pm Friday & Saturday 11:30 am Midnight Best Happy Hour in Town! 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Now featuring an expanded line of Craft beers. $3 domestic and $5 Craft, bottles and draft, during Happy Hour in the Lounge. PIGS IN PARADISE PIGS IN PARADISE November 22 24Live Entertainment Featuring: Appearances by:Amy Lynn Cat Country Big Mama B103.9 Jim Syoen FOX-4 Meteorologist Mark Miller 99.3 ESPN Radio Stan and Haney 96.1 krock M M M M M M M M M k k k k kM kM kM M M M k M M M il il l l ll l l ll l S S S S S S S S S S S S d d d d d d d H H H H H H H H H H H H H H Free For EveryoneFor complete details visit semi nole casi noev ents .com No coolers or pets permitted but please bring a chair for concert seating Sponsored by: Lazy Bonez Friday, 7:30pmThe ultimate 80s Rock tribute bandSouthern Rock Legends Saturday, 7:30pmFeaturing original band members of Molly Hatchet and Blackfoot.Josh Turner Saturday, 7:30pmHeadliner of the weekend and a Grammy nominated chart topping country star. S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J J S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S 506 South 1st Street, Immokalee, FL 34142 800.218.0007 TM PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previously reviewed restaurants: Albertos on Fifth, 868 Fifth Ave. S., Naples; 430-1060 Serving Northern Italian cuisine not the heavy, marinara-drenched fare that dominates so many area Italian restaurants Albertos is a breath of fresh air. Chef-owner Alberto Varetto hails from Torino and presided over the kitchen of the venerable Sale e Pepe on Marco Island for more than 10 years. Youll find no mass-produced pasta here. Only freshly made ribbons of pappardelle and taglierini are good enough to be laced with Varettos ragouts; only hand-folded envelopes of agnolotti, raviolini and tortelloni are worthy of being stuffed with meats, cheeses and herbs. Flavor pairings such as plump sea scallops with lush lobster sauce and sweet onion confit, and salty prosciutto with sweet roasted pears and peppery baby arugula, are well conceived. If the to-die-for taglierini with pesto and copious amounts of jumbo lump crabmeat is a fair indication, the fresh pasta dishes are not to be missed. Because the portions of each course were so reasonable, we left feeling fully satisfied but not stuffed. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed April 2012 Alpine Restaurant, Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 325-9499 Step into Alpine Restaurant and be instantly transported to that lovely part of the world filled with snow-capped mountains and comforting food. Theres rib-sticking goulash and hearty schnitzel, plus lighter options, charming service and a dining room that seems lifted whole from some cozy Austrian village. Start with a bowl of goulash or the sauerkraut soup, with strands of sauerkraut, smoked pork, potatoes and mushrooms. The chicken version of Alpine schnitzel (pork is another option) is marinated, grilled then topped with provolone and a fried egg. Served with bacon-laced farmers potatoes and a medley of green beans, red peppers, peas and water chestnuts, its a meal that guarantees leftovers. The knedlo-vepro-zelo, a traditional Czech dish, features pork, dumplings and sauerkraut accompanied by caramelized cabbage. A fitting finish is the aptly named Triple Yummy crepe, a delicate pancake filled with Nutella, bananas and strawberries. Beer and (basic) wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2013 Chops City Grill, 8200 Health Park Center, Bonita Springs; 9924677 More than a decade after my memorable first visit, and as the economy still struggles to recover from the inevitable bust that follows boom, Chops still delivers dazzling food and draws diners willing to pay luxury prices for it (a 22-ounce dryaged bone-in ribeye costs $52.50 and sauces are extra) The Asian-accented menu remains focused on grilled prime steaks and other meats, though Chops has never given seafood short shrift. You can even get a choice of wetor dry-aged beef. A nearly 2-inch-thick ribeye was flawlessly grilled to create a crispy, bronze crusted while sealing juices in the deep red medium-rare interior. With its deeply beefy flavor, this is about as good as steak gets. A pan-seared black grouper with wild mushroom risotto and screaming hot rock shrimp sauce was perfectly cooked but overwhelmed by its sauce. Desserts are the usual suspects; you might want to enjoy another one of Chops sexy cocktails instead. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed June 2013 Meredays Fine Dining, Naples Bay Resort, 1500 Fifth Ave. S., Naples; 732-0784The eponymous restaurant of chef/ owner Charles Mereday is a wonder of gracious service, lovely setting and the inspired cuisine that its creator simply terms American but that is so much more. Food is served as multi-course small plates (choose three, four or five courses or sit at the bar and order a large plate) and changes as seasonal ingredients do. I can vouch for the perfectly crafted heirloom red and gold beet salad with grilled ricotta salada, mint and orange segments; superb seared scallops with arugula and parsnip puree; butternut squash ravioli with tempura-fried squash blossom; Creole shrimp and cheddar grits; grilled salmon on sweet potato puree; crispy duck leg with wild mushroom risotto; and warm sticky toffee pudding with sweet toffee sauce and brown sugar ice cream. Theres an excellent wine list to choose from as well. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere Reviewed September 2013 Michelbobs Champion Ribs, 371 Airport Pulling Road, Naples; 6437427 Michelbobs signature spice rub enhances its slow-smoked Danish baby backs, a mustard and paprika blend presented in shakers on every table just in case you want an extra punch of flavor. There are also two bottled sauces to slather on the meaty bones one tangy with mustard (complex and well balanced) and one smoky-sweet (tasting heavily of Liquid Smoke). When all was said and done, and all saucy fingers were licked clean, the baby backs truly stood out from the rest of the meal. The flesh was tender enough to slip off easily and had those crispy edges that just add a little extra texture to the experience. The barbecued chicken had rubbery skin and lacked seasoning. A smoked pork dinner had an ample stack of sliced meat but was somewhat dry. Among the side dishes, the smokysweet baked beans studded with chunks of pork were a real standout. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2012 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-13, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 CUISINEFilling, fresh and comforting, Grouper Grille reels you inSometimes you want someone else to handle the cooking, serving and cleaning, but you dont want to get all gussied up in order to make that happen. All you require is a peaceful, casual spot where you can show up in your comfortable clothes and deck shoes, skip the linen tablecloths and enjoy some simple but well-prepared food devoid of emulsions, aiolis, coulis and confits. That would be a good time to try Grouper Grille Seafood, where, but for the chicken noodle soup and grilled chicken, all the offerings come from the sea, are grilled, fried, blackened or sauted, and are served with familiar sides such as fries and cole slaw. The menu sets out the philosophy well: Casual, everyday-style food made from fresh, natural ingredients from local farms makes our menu reminiscent of Moms home cooking. There are but 10 tables in the unfussy dining room of the Grouper Grille, which occupies the space that used to be Falafel Grill (which relocated to U.S. 41 some months back). Framed posters of idyllic island scenes and lovely flowers adorn the walls. Mauve paper placemats share space with wire containers holding ketchup, malt vinegar, salt, pepper and hot sauce on each spotless table. The smiling proprietress who also comprises the entire wait staff invites you to sit at whatever table appeals to you and then promptly stops by to take a drink order. Im not sure that this would be the case if the place were busy but, with only three other tables occupied the night we visited, she had no difficulty attending to everyones needs. My companion ordered a glass of wine (I think it was a pinot noir) from the menu. Our hostess returned with an apology that she didnt have that one, but offered a glass of malbec instead, which was fine. We liked that there were options beyond the usual jug varieties that serve as house wines in many places. Looking at what our fellow diners had ordered, it appears that the grouper baskets are the big attraction here. I suppose that makes sense, given the name of the place. If you have a hankering for fried grouper, its likely youd find your way here. Nonetheless, there were plenty of envious glances at our table when our homemade clam chowder ($4.95) and fried calamari ($10.95) arrived. The chowder was fragrant, creamy but not overly so, the broth delicately flavored and studded with clams, potatoes and onions. The calamari was crisp with a nicely seasoned batter and accompanied by a spicy marinara. The only complaint I have is that for the price, I thought the portion was a little skimpy. Naturally, we felt compelled to order the grouper basket, but chose one that also included shrimp ($14.95). Another option is the captains basket, which contains fried grouper, six shrimp and four scallops ($17.95). The fish fillet was thick and properly fried, with a satisfyingly crunchy coating. The shrimp were good sized and were also cooked properly, crisp but still moist within. These came with little plastic cups of tartar and cocktail sauce for dipping, as well as excellent French fries and fresh, well-chilled cole slaw. Not everything on the menu is fried. There are platters of grilled, blackened or sauted grouper, grilled shrimp, sauted crab cakes and grilled shrimp. Pasta options include shrimp, clam or mixed seafood. I chose the latter ($23.95), which included shrimp, clams, calamari and mussels in a tomato ga rlic butt er sauce over linguini. It was a lovely presentation, the mussels and clams in their shells, the mound of seafood tangled in the long strands of pasta all adorned with shreds of freshly grated cheese. The pasta was cooked to a proper al dente and the seafood was just right as well, but the sauce needed more kick an infusion of garlic, perhaps some basil or other fresh herbs and there could have been more of it. A squeeze of lemon borrowed from my companions basket added some zest, as did a bit of salt and pepper. Grouper Grille is also open for lunch, serving its signature baskets as well as grilled or blackened grouper salad, and platters of grilled or sauted grouper, crab cake, and shrimp or clams with pasta as well as sandwiches grouper, spicy shrimp, clam strips or grilled chicken breast. Im not sure if any desserts are available, as they are not listed on the menu. We didnt inquire since we were well filled after appetizers and entrees, and none were offered. And thats just fine. After a hearty basket of fried seafood, dessert would be overkill. What Grouper Grille offers isnt fancy, but it is filling, fresh and comforting. On some days, thats exactly the right combination. Grouper Grille Seafood 2075 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; (239) 963-2058 Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. MondaySaturday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $4.95-$13.95; entrees, $12.95-$23.95 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served >> Seating: Standard tables >> Specialties of the house: Seafood >> Volume: Low >> Parking: Free parking lot >> Website: www.groupergrilleseafood.comSuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYAbove: Mussels, clams, shrimp and calamari are mixed with linguini and tomato garlic butter sauce. Left: Creamy New England clam chowder makes a nice start to a meal at Grouper Grille. Bottom: Grouper baskets are popular here. This one also contains shrimp. 700 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102 239.659.7008 | www.VerginaRestaurant.comVergina, The Taste Youll Never Forget in a Place Youll Always Remember VALUE LUNCH SPECIAL$12.95MAIN COURSE & BEVERAGE INCLUDED O ered Daily 11:30am-3:30pmCan not combine with other promotions. Holidays and Special Events Excluded. DINE WITH WINE$34.95CHOOSE TWO MAIN COURSES AND A BOTTLE OF HOUSE RED OR WHITE WINE O ered Daily 4:30pm-6:30pm Need to be seated by 6:15pmCan not combine with other promotions. Holidays and Special Events Excluded. BAR HAPPY HOUR HALF PRICE BEVERAGES! SERVED AT BAR ONLYCan not combine with other promotions. Holidays and Special Events Excluded.

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