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INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A19 HEALTHY LIVING A26 PETS A30 DIVA DIARIES A31 BUSINESS MEETINGS B6 HOUSE HUNTING B9 OPEN HOUSE MAP B34 FILM REVIEW C11 ANTIQUES C14 SAVE THE DATE C22 CUISINE C30-31 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VI, No. 6 FREE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 JFK>>A8BOB DAVIDOFF / COURTESY PHOTO John F. Kennedys Florida home was a respite from a busy presidential life. www.FloridaWee kl kl kl y y. y. y y y y y y y y y co co c m m m V ol. VI No. 6 FRE E 50 years later Floridas presidential snowbird remembered Big stridesAmerican Cancer Society thanks Making Strides sponsors, and more Networking photos. B5, 7-8 Our TownNaples Players latest is set in the 1900s, but its anything but staid and stuffy. C1 Youll love it hereOur Newcomers Guide has everything you need to know. Orange you glad?Our Undercover Historian traces the history of citrus in Southwest Florida. A12 NewcomersSOUTHWEST FLORIDA2014 NEWCOMERS GUIDE TO LEE, COLLIER AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES 2014 NASA is developing a first-ever mission to identify, rendezvous with, capture and redirect a small asteroid into a stable orbit in the lunar vicinity, and then send humans to visit it using the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft. This mission represents an unprecedented technological feat and allows NASA to affordably pursue the Administrations goal of visiting an asteroid by 2025. The asteroid initiative will incorporate advanced solar electric propulsion technology as a power source for spacecraft, offering greater flexibility to the spacecraft and mission planners. The mission also leverages the agencys progress on the Space Launch System rocket, Orion spacecraft and other cutting-edge technology developments. NASA astronauts recently experienced what it will be like to launch into space aboard the new Orion spacecraft duringThis eras moonshot: Catching an asteroidSEE ASTERIOD, A24 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ NASA / COURTESY PHOTOAstronauts Rick Linnehan and Mike Foreman work with simulation instructor Juan Garriga, center, to prepare for their first ascent simulation inside a mockup of NASAs new Orion spacecraft at Johnson Space Center. BY ATHENA PONUSHIS APONUSHIS@FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 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 COMMENTARYMade in the U.S.A.Fifty years, and what a trip a tunnel of time that opened like a great maw sud-denly and precipitously with the crack of a rifle, in Dallas, Texas, five decades ago this week. One thing we can agree on: The past becomes mostly irrelevant. Events fade at the speed of a disappearing freight train even agonizing events. I said mostly irrelevant. Mostly forgotten, too. But not entirely. Heres a question: How could we have it so good as a nation, but choose to put ourselves through such torturous adventures, anyway? Maybe the answer is this: some of us dont really have it so good. Bang! at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, 1963. Followed by the Great Society and Civil Rights and Equal Rights and Left and Right. Bang, followed by the dead Kennedys and the dead King and the dead in Vietnam and the Grateful Dead. Bang, followed by riots and marches and sex and drugs and rock n roll. Bang, followed by Watergate and Carter and Reagan and Clinton and the Double-B Bushes. Bang, followed by war. So much friggin war, joined by so few Americans, especially after 9/11 one percent who served, in the case of Iraq and Afghanistan. Some of us started forgetting early, so early that we never even glanced out the window of our clubhouses or shopping malls, or our new cars and bigger houses. Or our career advancements and chest enhancements. We just plain forgot to notice all the commotion going on outside. Ive forgotten it now too, mostly. What I havent forgotten is this, however: In November 1963, I had fallen deeply in love with Miss Compton, my fifth grade teacher. You may not find that interesting, but you didnt know Miss Compton. She was young, she was blonde, and she had a sense of humor. Also, she was very nearly my age 25, I think. I was 10, which I considered virtually the same thing, especially when it came to Miss Compton. Unfortunately, I was too terrified ever to stand close to her. If I tried, Id hear a rushing in my ears. My vision would grow blurry. My heart would begin to beat like a Charlie Watts drum and my tongue would suddenly dry and swell, becoming a gluestuck cotton ball. Even rattlesnakes or bears or that mean old 2,000-pound bull in the pasture at the ranch who could outrun Big Daddy Lipscomb didnt worry me as much as Miss Compton. When it looked like she was going to hug me one day something I wanted to happen more than anything in the world except saving humanity while she looked on in bedazzled admiration from the sidelines I fishtailed away on some manly pretense (rescuing maidens, probably). I looked like a Chevy Corvair with a rearmounted, air-cooled engine, an engine that had been known to fall out of that American-made machine and hit the pavement, without reason or warning. This was a period in United States history when, only the next year, after LBJ had become president and my parents took me to New York City for the first time, we saw Bobby Kennedy walk right past our old Dodge with his hands in his pockets and his head down, grimly studying the filthy sidewalk like it was a future leading nowhere. But so what? Much more significantly, I would fall in love with a girl named Robin Hall (goodbye, Miss Compton, and fare thee well). I fell so deeply in love that when she went out on an evening walk with her much older, much cooler, much more experienced boyfriend, a seventh-grader named Tad, I would hide in the nearby rocks and howl like a coyote to show her that I came from the mountains, which was a lot cooler than some hotshot who came from the Connecticut suburbs. Also a lot loonier. In fairness, it was considerate of Tad to let me hang around in his fancy living room the time he talked Robin Hall into showing us her underwear. Ostensibly, she was demonstrating her ability to do handstands, which resulted in her dress riding up over her shoulders and head, as she and he knew it would. Once I had seen Robin Halls underwear Im almost certain they were white, by the way, even though I was too embarrassed to do more than steal a single swift glance I felt I had become an adult (if indeed there had ever been any question). So by then I could handle the fact that my president had been shot the previous fall, and Id seen Miss Comptons face turn alabaster white and my dad actually cry. In fact, I could handle everything that would follow the underwear incident for the next half century. In the vernacular of Muddy Waters, I had suddenly become a man: thats spelled M-A child N. That represent MAN. No B-O child Y. That mean Mannish Boy! But mannish boy or not, I was still terrified to get within 10 feet of Robin Hall, just as I had been afraid to get near Miss Compton. It was a character flaw, all right, but I thought of it this way: Adults in my experience had demonstrated some odd and completely inexplicable behaviors, so I was allowed one or two of my own. Or five or 10 of my own. Then time moved on, and so did I, and so did Robin Hall. And so did all those others who helped teach me to be a man, thats M-A child N, mannish boy. But isnt that life in America? Isnt that the product that says without apology, hesitation or any retreat, ever Made in the U.S.A.? You bet it is. Which brings us to the next 50 years, starting right now. Theres nothing else to do but do it. So what do you say? And when were through well by God stamp it this way, for better or worse: Made in the U.S.A. e w m O e n


GUEST NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 DAS Advisory Board is worth keeping BY STEPHEN WRIGHTSpecial to Florida WeeklyAt just after 6 p.m. Nov. 12, the Collier County Commission voted unanimously to keep Collier Countys Domestic Animal Services Advisory Board alive. This was great news to the eight or so DAS Advisory Board supporters who were in commission chambers and ready to speak up for keeping the board. Some had been there since 9 a.m. Commissioners were looking to eliminate any of the countys 51 advisory boards that were inactive, redundant or had served their purpose and not required by state statue. Somehow, the DAS Advisory Board got on the termination list along with eight other boards. But far from being an inactive group, the DAS Advisory Board has met regularly, eight to 10 times a year for almost 10 years, at DAS headquarters on Davis Boulevard. The meetings usually last for 90 minutes to two hours or more on the third Tuesday of each month. Agenda items include reports on DAS activities and citizen concerns. Anywhere from two to 60 members of the public attend these meetings; the average is about seven to 10. Created in 2004 by county ordinance, the seven-member advisory board is tasked with taking public input and working with DAS staff to recommend services and programs to the Collier County Commission for approval. The advisory board has done just that and more. Thanks to public input, this citizen advisory board has worked with DAS to develop a Trap-Neuter-Return program for feral and free-roaming cats and an anti-tethering ordinance so dogs arent left outside on chains. The board has influenced county staff to modify the DAS mission statement to include adoption as part of its official duties. And after two years of hard work by county staff and advisory board members, they have made significant revisions to the countys animal ordinance. Another task of the advisory board is to analyze and review construction and capital improvements to DAS facilities, both at the Davis Boulevard facility and the Immokalee shelter. The advisory board is cost effective, too, with members volunteering their time and energies to this service. Thats free. There is, however, a cost to the meetings (utilities and an hourly staff person to watch the front desk and a stenographerparliamentarian to take meeting notes and advise on meeting protocol). Other county staff in attendance are salaried. But this slight expense is well worth the cost. Each meeting is a form of community outreach and education that brings people into the public animal shelter. Much information flows about DAS operations, trends and actual situations animal control officers deal with each day. Ideas are expressed and comments invited. Perhaps no other county agency receives this much public scrutiny and input. The meetings also serve as a forum for the public, who either communicate their concerns to board members who then bring up the issue at meetings, or who can address the board in person during the public comment section of each meeting. For some, the Roberts Rules of Order that guide the meetings might seem formal, rigid and intimidating. But the rules do allow everyone a chance to voice their opinion and at the same time prevent one or a few people from monopolizing and disrupting the forum. Despite the rules of order, meetings can sometimes be very contentious because of the publics compassion for animals and their welfare. But thats not a bad thing. Points of contention need to be discussed. And thats one of the unwritten functions of the DAS Advisory Board: to act as a sort of pressure va lve, allowing some members of the public to let off a little steam. Venting eventually brings everyone to an understanding of the problem and clears the way for them to seek a reasonable solution. Thats a good thing that will now continue, thanks to the wisdom of Collier County Commission. A longtime friend of animals, Stephen Wright has attended almost every Collier County DAS Advisory Board meeting since 2004. 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. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state Election 2013: A grass-roots resurgenceTyphoon Haiyan, a storm of historic proportions, has devastated the largely impoverished population of the Philippines. Thousands of people are dead, hundreds of thousands are stranded with almost no food or water, and millions have been impacted. The struggle to survive competes with the race to bury the dead, treat the wounded and suffer through the onslaught of tropical storms in Haiyans wake. In seeming synchrony, halfway around the world, thousands of negotiators, scientists, politicians and journalists are gathering for the annual United Nations Climate Change summit, held this year in Warsaw, Poland. The changing seas that this week have whipped the Philippines demand a sea change in the worldwide response to global warming. As COP 19 opened in Warsaw the 19th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol one courageous climate negotiator took center stage, demanding action on climate change. What my country is going through as a result of this extreme climate event is madness. The climate crisis is madness, said Naderev Yeb Sano, representing the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, as the summit opened. We can stop this madness right here in Warsaw. This was not his first appeal to the U.N. body. Last year, when the summit was in Doha, Qatar, and not long after Typhoon Bopha killed 1,100 people in the Philippines, Sano implored the gathered negotiators, holding back tears: The outcome of our work is not about what our political masters want. It is about what is demanded of us by 7 billion people. I appeal to all: Please, no more delays, no more excuses. Please, let Doha be remembered as the place where we found the political will to turn things around. Doha did not turn things around. Report after report reinforces the science: Catastrophic climate change is accelerating. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the association of more than 1,800 scientists that is leading the global study of climate change, and which shared the Nobel Peace Prize with former Vice President Al Gore in 2007, recently released its fifth assessment report. With increasing certainty, the IPCC reports, the climate is changing, and humans are the cause. Jeff Masters is a meteorologist and founder of the popular weather website Weather Underground. Unlike most U.S.-based television weather forecasters, who rarely link extreme weather events to climate change, Masters regularly makes the connection. He said on Democracy Now! news hour, The proportion of these sorts of high-end Category 5 storms has increased... when we do get them theres a higher proportion of them coming in at these super-high intensities. Masters and the IPCC point out that no individual weather event can be directly attributed to climate change, but that the frequency and intensity of the storms will increase. While the science is dry and peerreviewed, the reality on the ground is grim and deadly. Typhoon Haiyan (which is called Yolanda in the Philippines) is the latest, epic example. Superstorm Sandy, one year ago, hit New Jersey and New York City, shutting down one of the largest cities on the planet. Its too soon to call the U.N. climate summit in Warsaw a failure. Earnest negotiators have gathered in Poland, alongside activists both inside the National Stadium, where the conference is being held, and outside, in the streets. Activists from Greenpeace called attention to Polands intense dependence on coal-fueled power plants by projecting messages onto the huge smokestacks stating Climate Change Starts Here. At the same time, 28 other Greenpeace activists face seven years in prison in Russia for protesting the first exploratory oil-drilling rig in the Arctic. The two journalists covering them face the same charges. Many consider Warsaw just a steppingstone to the climate summit planned for Paris in 2015, conceding that immediate action is not possible. Why? At the climate summit in 2011, in Durban, South Africa, a representative of the youth delegation addressed the closing plenary, expressing frustration with the slow progress. Anjali Appadurai said: Youve been negotiating all my life. ... Long-term thinking is not radical. Whats radical is to completely alter the planets climate, to betray the future of my generation, and to condemn millions to death by climate change. Whats radical is to write off the fact that change is within our reach. Yeb Sano is not giving up, either on his family, many of whom were directly hit by Typhoon Haiyan, or on the process. As he closed his statement at the opening session in Warsaw this week, he announced, I will now commence a voluntary fasting for the climate... during this COP, until a meaningful outc ome is in sight. 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. d t e t t amyGOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINION WRIGHT


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PAGE 6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 FINAL HOURS Evenings & Sundays by appointmentFort Mye14125 S. Tamiami TrailSanibel 1025 Periwinkle WayNaples 5015 Tamiami Trail N.Custom Window Treatments | Award-Winning Design Services Fine Furniture | Unique Accessories | Heirloom Rugs FINANCING FOR 12 MONTHS ANY ORDER OVER $1200%0 IN-STOCK ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. We are always considering qualied and experienced sales and design team members. See manager for details. %OFF*50 FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY. LAST TOMMY EVENT OF 2013 Art is an important part of any home, and should not only speak to you but also should tell everyone a little bit about you. We will be discussing dierent types of art, how it can be used and mixed together within a home, and tips on how to properly hang your prized possessions. as they discuss selecting the right art for your home.Join the talented trio:TOM KING, JUDY MATTERA & SUSAN SALIMBENEDESIGNER SEMINAR: Saturday, November 23rd 11:00 am Please RSVP to our Naples Location. 239.263.0580. Limited Seating. Distinctlnorris There are many signs of abundance and great wealth on the Paradise Coast. Not as evident are the problems facing many of our kids. Sixty-three percent of school-aged children in Collier County live at or below the poverty line thats more than 27,000 of the 44,000 students in our schools. The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County is dedicated to helping young people, especially those in need, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, caring citizens. Under the leadership of Theresa Shaw, president and CEO, the club serves nearly 3,000 young people ages 6-18 with daily afterschool and summer enrichment programs. While relatively new to the Paradise Coast, this is Ms. Shaws 10th year working with Boys and Girls Clubs and her 35th year of working and advocating for children and families. She moved here from Rocky Mount, N.C. Naples makes me feel like my work has just begun, she says. Ms. Shaw was born in Norfolk, Va., and grew up in the Shenandoah Valley. In school, her favorite subjects were history, math and science; her extracurricular activities included leadership clubs, chorus, cheerleading and basketball. She aspired to become a teacher and was a local member and eventually the president of the local Future Teachers of America. She went on to become president of the State Future Teachers of America. After earning a bachelors degree in special education from Norfolk State University, she taught for 15 years in elementary and middle schools in North Carolina and Wisconsin. She was named Teacher of the Year in two school systems and received the North Carolina Terry Sanford Award for creativity in education. She also worked for many years with Down East Partnership for Children, a North Carolina state-funded organization that awarded grants to community agencies working to improve day care centers. My happiness is working to make a difference for children, she says. I truly believe that my work with children is a small part of my purpose on earth. It is my passion. Her greatest desire is to work collectively with other nonprofits in order to have a greater impact on the community. Bob Harden is the producer and host of The Bob Harden Show, airing from 7-8 a.m. weekdays at I h c c b a t bobHARDEN e-mail: PROFILES IN PARADISEStriving to make a difference for children Talking points with Theresa ShawSomething your mother was always right about: Certain people do certain things. Something thats been on your mind: The overall health and wellbeing of our country. Advice for kids: Always look at obstacles as challenges. It helps prepare you for the ones to come. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher. First job: I was a waitress in high school. My rst career job was as a special education teacher in Windsor, N.C. One thing on your bucket list: To visit the Boys & Girls Club in South Africa. Guilty pleasures: Candy bars and pie parties. Next vacation destination: Italy. Skill or talent you wish you had: I would love to be able to remember the names of all the people I meet and put a face with the name. Last book you read: Control Your Destiny or Someone Else Will by Noel Tichy. Pet peeve: Disrespect. Something people might be surprised to nd out about you: I love to sing. I was an assistant coach of a girls basketball team and a cheerleader ad visor. I love to read poetry, biographies and inspirational books. What are you most proud of? My family. And even though we continue to need more support for our youth, I am proud of the support that has been given to the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County. What the Paradise Coast really needs: Additional affordable resources/ activities for the families who live here year round. Financial support for our schools so we could eliminate the costs to nonprofits associated with providing quality afterschool programs to our communitys children. Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: The beautiful weather and wonderful friends.


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PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 When the Kennedys bought their home in Palm Beach they were not as prominent a family as the Vanderbilts or the Phippses. They were not generations-long Republicans with centuryold money. They were Democrats. They were Catholics. They were nouveau riche. They, by no means, made Palm Beach, but they did add a little glimmer to the scene. Sitting in his West Palm Beach home, his Dalmatian Penny at his feet, The Breakers historian Jim Ponce recalls the coveted parties of midcentury Palm Beach when homes had ballrooms and orchestras were hired to serenade the wealthy at play. Banker H. Loy Anderson threw one such party of lore, with ex-president Herbert Hoover and president-elect John F. Kennedy in attendance. You see, thats the kind of thing that happens in Palm Beach, Mr. Ponce says. Oh, Im sure that was a sizeable party, cause after all, Mr. Ponce giggles under his words, down the line, people would say, You didnt invite me? When an ex-president and a president were both attending? They might be staunch Republicans, but if they were invited to H. Loy Andersons home for a party, and I dont even know if he was a Democrat, they would have, believe me, they would have been there for the party. Mr. Ponce moved to Palm Beach in 1951. Living on the island, he remembers the Kennedy boys coming home for spring break and drawing a small gallery of spectators as they played touch football on the lawn that had once marked the site of Col. Edward R. Bradleys gambling casino. He remembers watching the young president announce his cabinet appointees on TV from the ocean lawn of the Kennedy home on North Ocean Boulevard. And he remembers sort of a game arising among other Palm Beach Catholics President Kennedy was a good Catholic, he would always go to mass, but he would mix it up, sometimes going to Saint Anns, other times going to Saint Edwards, inciting other Catholics to go to two or three masses, trying to catch a glimpse, Which mass will the president go to today? Closing his eyes, Mr. Ponce seems to scan the back of his eyelids like microfiche searching for more memories. On one occasion, he laughs, I was there. He came into the lobby (of the Palm Beach Towers hotel) with the press corps. They told him to call the White House immediately, we didnt have all this communication in the car in those days, and of course, Jacqueline had gone into labor, and so he says, Back to the plane! When the president would fly into Palm Beach International Airport, his convertible would be waiting for him. Weather pending, he always drove to and from the airport in an open car. I remember so well, Mr. Ponce says, I was working at The Colony, preparing for the opening of the hotel, They announced that he was leaving his home for the airport. People would run down, cause he would always go down the oceanfront and take South Ocean Boulevard, because the private planes would be housed on the south side of the airport There was several of us that went down knowing that he would pass that way, waving to people and everyone waving to him, and of course, that was the last time he could ever, well, its the last time a president could ride in an open convertible. Mr. Ponce was also working at The Colony JFK50 years later Floridas presidential snowbird rememberedBY ATHENA PONUSHIS APONUSHIS@FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM ... they hadnt even announced that he was dead yet with the first announcement. And the fact that Id seen him just a few days before, it was just, it was just so hard to realize it happened Since he came here on numerous occasions, we felt like we were part of the scene. Jim Ponce, The Breakers historian S THE LIFE OF JFK DRIFTS FURTHER AND FURTHER INTO THE DISTANCE, IT does not fade. Nov. 22 marks the anniversary of his assassination. But its almost as if the span of 50 years has brought his life more sharply into view. Those who had any brush with the man or his family want to polish the moment, shine it up and reawaken the feel of the era that rang of rebirth and resurgence. Florida had the geographical luck of being close to the Kennedys. For a while, Florida was the winter cradle of Camelot.AClockwise from top: President Kennedy arrives at Palm Beach International Airport. Also at the airport, JFK poses with a donkey representing the Democratic Party.BOB DAVIDOFF / COURTESY PHOTOHISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 NEWS A9 days later when he heard over the radio that the president had been shot. Well, it was just, it was so just hard, he says. Of course, they hadnt even announced that he was dead yet with the first announcement. And the fact that Id seen him just a few days before, it was just, it was just so hard to realize it happened Since he came here on numerous occasions, we felt like we were part of the scene. The Kennedy scene was reinvigorating. The presidents youth and charm and optimism swept the nation with a feel of promise and possibility. Better yet, the ambiance of Camelot held the feel of promise on the cusp. For a while, people could almost touch it. Ever after, people want to relive it. Debi Murray tried to capsulize this essence of Kennedy SEE JFK, 10 Top: The Kennedy family at home on Easter Sunday. Left: The Kennedy estate. BOB DAVIDOFF / COURTESY PHOTO TRACY TRUMBULL / COURTESY PHOTO

PAGE 10 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 life for her exhibit Tropical Camelot: JFK in Palm Beach to The chief curator of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County, Ms. Murray had to pick and choose the stories she wanted to try to tell. The Society has close to 2 million photographs in its archive. Sitting in her office, Ms. Murray flips through some of the photographs she found, but could not use. Isnt that a great image? she says, handing over a picture of Jackie leaning over John, who lies on a stretcher, post back surgery. The picture was snapped at the airport, as he flew down to Palm Beach to convalesce, but Ms. Murray did not use it because it was taken in the mid-s, before his presidency. Oh, for Gods sake. I wish I had seen this one, she says, looking at an image of all the furniture the Kennedys carried with them on their travels, including the rocking chair John liked to sit in because it was the most forgiving on his back. This is a funny one, she says, grinning at a picture of the Democrat on Palm Beach streets, side-by-side with a donkey. That would have been a good one to put in mine (exhibit). Dang it, were at print. Ms. Murrays office spills over with books, binders and files, all marked with stick-it tabs and filled with clippings, like browning breadcrumbs of the past. Her coffee mug reads: I cant even clean my desk because I get distracted by the cool stuff I find. Pondering the impact the Kennedys may have left on Palm Beach, Ms. Murray says Jackie and John brought glamour, but she must admit, Palm Beach was already a glamorous place. One would like to think that it was an enchanting time, and for some people, it was, but again, one of those things Ive heard and cant verify was that he was not popular among the Palm Beach Republicans, she says. And you know, the people who live in Palm Beach dont appreciate the paparazzi that was before it got that moniker but they dont appreciate that kind of hoopla. They want hoopla on their own terms, for doing good works, not just for Top: The last photo taken of President Kennedy in Palm Beach. Middle: President elect John F. Kennedy, with former President Herbert Hoover and Ambassador Joseph Kennedy. Bottom: Palm Beach, Easter 1963.BOB DAVIDOFF / COURTESY PHOTO BOB DAVIDOFF / COURTESY PHOTOHISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTYJFKFrom page 9


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 NEWS A11 existing. Ms. Murray maintains that more than Palm Beach society wants photographs, they want private life. Researching her exhibit, she says people told her, Ive got stories, but I cant tell you, for in Palm Beach, discretion is the order of the day. Stories are off-the-record. Sticking to the timeline, she says Joe and Rose Kennedy bought their Palm Beach home in 1933. Jack would have been a teenager then. The society has pictures of him at the beach, on tennis courts or playing golf. After the 1960 election, he came down to Palm Beach to create his cabinet and write his inauguration speech. Im sure thats the kind of speech that you write up until youre walking down the aisle, Ms. Murrays says with a hearty laugh. Well, he started it here. Throughout the rest of his presidency, Kennedy and his family came in and out of town, especially during the holiday season, celebrating Christmas, celebrating Easter. Oftentimes, they stayed in other houses on the island. Once you become president with that full presidential detail, its kind of hard to camp out at moms place, Ms. Murray says. Moving from a jovial to a more somber tone, she adds, And he did spend the last full weekend of his life here, before he went on that tour and was killed in Dallas. Cynthia Ray never intended to write about the Kennedys. Working as Rose Kennedys secretary, she felt as though she had been entrusted with the care of their personal lives. But after reading so many exposes, she felt the sensational stories of the family needed context, needed balance. So she started writing her memoir of recollections. Mrs. Ray has yet to find a publisher. Sitting in her West Palm Beach living room, she reads aloud from her manuscript. Looking into her blue eyes, you feel as though you are dipping into wells of remembrance. She shares stories of swimming in the ocean with Rose, stories of Caroline and her ponies, stories of John John and puppy dogs. Mrs. Ray never met JFK. She started working for his mother within less than a month of his assassination. One indelible day, Mrs. Ray walked in on a tender moment. Rose was standing in her bedroom, looking out her window, looking out at the palm trees, Mrs. Ray remembers. She said thats where John wrote his Profiles in Courage, I used to see him there, out on the lawn of the familys Palm Beach home, writing in the shade of the palm trees. Mrs. Ray says whenever Mrs. Kennedy found herself talking about her son she would tend to change the subject. She says Mrs. Kennedy had to shape her own interpretations of life and not ponder long, so she could live with it. For all the Kennedy stories that are guarded or not spoken, it seems other Kennedy stories are passed along like a game of telephone, exponentially exaggerated and embellished. On the opening night of Tropical Camelot, it was rumored that a man who had worked for the president, a man who stood in the White House when they carried in the body, would be in attendance at the Historical Societys exhibit. Ken Peltzie was that man. He worked for the Office of Management and Budget, then called the Bureau of the Budget, but he was not present when the presidents body was transported. Nor did he ever have any direct contact with the president, but he does have stories of colleagues that stuck with him. When you worked in the Office of Management and Budget, you worked long hours. I lived about four blocks away, and so when the day was done, Id usually take my bundle of things to work on that were not classified and take them home, and after dinner, I would work on them, says Mr. Peltzie, who lives in Delray. But people who lived out in the suburbs, which were a lot, would work in the office, and so the lights would be on, and I had friends who would say, You know what happened last night? Sitting here working and the president walked in, sat down on my desk and said: Whatcha doin? Mr. Peltzie surmises that the president was home alone, saw the lights on in the executive office, which sits just to the west of the White House, and meandered on in. There was this excitement about Kennedy and that whole flavor. It just created an anticipation that gosh, youre really going to be able to do something interesting and useful. A lot of what you did actually was pretty mundane, but it was still exciting, Mr. Peltzie says. I think it lost excitement when Mr. Johnson came in He was not, he didnt have the same kind of life. Politically, wed just get things done. And well figure out how to maneuver people around to do things. And it wasnt a matter of were doing things because theyre important to be done, were doing things because we can do them. Mr. Peltzie remembers that November day, hearing something had happened. He ran down to the press room and read the news flash on the AP ticker: The president has been assassinated. He walked back up to his office, which overlooked the White House, looked out the window and saw someone walking across the roof, lowering the flag to half-mast. President Kennedy addresses the nation on June 11, 1963, to support civil rights for all Americans. HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTYJackie Kennedy leans over JFK, post back surgery. He flew to Palm Beach to recover. ,g h a s a pe h e pr d o s a M th e a l o th e sit s W h d e HISTORICAL SOCIETY OFPALMBEACH JackiK Robert Groden climbed out of his friends big Cadillac parked behind the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, checked his pockets, climbed back in, then reemerged with his briefcase. It was a black briefcase, like a black box, loaded with theories he would say evidence and proof that the nations 35th president was killed by conspirators who have never been identified. Almost 100 people had come to hear him present his case, and many of them had already decided: the CIA. The Mafia. Lyndon Johnson. Fidel Castro. Maybe even the Russians. Or maybe somebody else had directed the killing, and deployed more than one shooter. What we know for sure is this: On Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was shot while riding in an open limousine through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. That sunny day happened to be Mr. Grodens 18th birthday, and as his 68th birthday rapidly drew near, he had come to set the record straight, or at least place it under suspicion: The official version of events describing that long-ago tragedy in Dallas is bunk. He has made his career banking on conspiracy at times a lucrative career fueled by best-selling books and several 15-minute waltzes with fame. The other theory, that of the famous Warren Commission Report, concludes that one man, Lee Harvey Oswald, fired three bullets from the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository, less than 100 yards behind the president as he rode past. According to this version, one of those bullets went through Kennedy and tore up Texas Gov. John Connelly, sitting in the front seat. Mr. Groden is the man who presented the famous 8mm movie of Kennedys killing, filmed inadvertently by Dallas clothing-store owner Abraham Zapruder, to the American public on the Good Night America show, hosted by Geraldo Rivera, in 1975. He was also the primary consultant to Oliver Stones 1991 movie, JFK. And he is the author of more than one New York Times best-selling book on the subject, with his newest book coming out this month, he says. In an hour-long delivery, Mr. Groden uses dead-Kennedy pictures and diagrams. He talks forensics and rifle characteristics. He says Lee Harvey Oswald, a former Marine turned Communist, was really a low-level CIA spy who had been trained at the Farm in Virginia, the CIAs special school, before visiting the Soviet Union implying that somebody at the CIA directed the killing. He points out that President Kennedy felt the CIA was too big for its britches and planned a reduction in its force in 1963. Thus, he suggests, a small cabal of CIA leaders is the most likely force behind the assassination. At this point in time, most agree that the mystery remains a mystery. And some, who are generally considered the most level headed and unimpeachable, arent counting out the notion that more than one gunman was involved. Doctors who tried to save President Kennedy reported that there was an entrance wound in the front of his neck which would mean he was shot by somebody other than Mr. Oswald. Mr. Groden has pictures of the frontal neck wound, beneath the still handsome, but vacant, open-eyed stare of a dead president. The government version is that only three or four shots were fired by Oswald from the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository behind President Kennedy as he rode in the limo. One of them killed President Kennedy and deflected into Gov. Connelly. Nonsense, says Mr. Groden. As many as nine and possibly 15 shots were fired from more than one place. As he presents his case, Mr. Groden presents vivid slide images that seem unusually ominous: four men in a room, FBI agents, who appear conspiratorial just in the way they stand. A grinning mug of Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson standing behind President Kennedy in Dallas just before the motorcade left the airport, or winking at another official over the head of the shocked, pink-suited Mrs. Kennedy on Air Force One just after her husband had been killed and Mr. Johnson was about to be sworn in as president. Would you buy a used car from this man? Mr. Groden quietly asks the crowd, leaning into his microphone and pausing as people look for clues in the creases of Johnsons big smile. I wouldnt. It all comes down to this, Mr. Groden says: There were at least two shooters the evidence shows that. Who was responsible? We cant be certain. But we can be certain that the question of President Kennedys death still haunts Americans, and its still important to those who remember. The importance is, if there were room on Mount Rushmore, he would be there, explains FGCU Public Affairs Professor Peter Bergerson. The iconic nature of Kennedy has grown in the 50 years since hes been assassinated the analogy would be to Lincoln. Like Lincoln, he was a transformational president. Its high praise, and it stems in Professor Bergersons mind from JFKs ability to move in different directions taking us out of the war and the Eisenhower years and into new territory. As for the assassination itself, Professor Bergerson, who was 20 at the time and a political science student at Indiana State University, believes it probably happened the way they say it happened: Mr. Oswald acted alone. But whether these other theories are true or not, people want to believe them, Mr. Bergerson adds. They want to believe them because they want an answer to the mystery they want to bring closure in their own minds. A conspiracy theorist continues his long crusadeSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ COURTESY PHOTO Robert Groden of Punta Gorda addresses the subject of the Warren Commision.

PAGE 12 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA12 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 Map Us: 11000 Terminal Access Road, Fort Myers, Florida 33913 Parking Information: Relax your stress-free holiday begins the moment you drive in! UNDERCOVER HISTORIANSqueezing out the history of oranges in the Sunshine StateAfter drinking my glass of orangejuice one recent morning, it dawned on me that I didnt really know how long oranges have been around here in the Sunshine State. So I did some research to uncover the history of the citrus fruit for which we are so famous. Even though this delectable fruit had been grown around the world for centuries, it was during the Middle Ages that it became highly prized in Europe. The first oranges in Florida were brought here in the mid-1500s by Spanish explorers. Several sources credited Christopher Columbus for planting the first orange seeds in the settlement of St. Augustine around the year 1493. It took nearly 400 before the state had enough citrus to turn it into a profitable business. Floridas soil and its hot, sunny weather combine to create ideal growing conditions that result in our oranges being the juiciest, biggest and most delicious grown in the U.S. My research showed that the first cultivated trees were planted in the early 1800s around Ocala. Orange and grapefruit trees today cover more than half a million acres in Florida, spreading south to the edges of the Everglades and east and west from the Orlando area. While citrus trees can be found throughout Florida, the major commercial production areas are in the southern part of the state. It is incredible to think that this seed, actually a berry, originally grown to grace imperial gardens of ancient Oriental kings, today provides countless opportunities of commerce in what is a gigantic industry. A 2011 listing at www.stateofflorida. com reports that Florida produces about 67 percent of the oranges in the U.S. and accounts for about 40 percent of the worlds orange juice supply. Since the only means, originally, of transporting oranges was by water, most of the commercial production of citrus was confined to the coastal areas for the first 300 years after its introduction. After being loaded on horse-drawn wagons, oranges were carried by barge to the St. Johns River and reloaded onto steamboats. As the boats sailing up the Atlantic coast, they delivered oranges along the way and as far north as New York, where fresh Florida oranges were a luxury. When railroads opened up Floridas interiors, the citrus boom began. Freight trains could move crates of the fruit in a matter of days. It was these freight trains that shifted the concentration of citrus to the warmer southern areas of the state, following the Great Freeze of 1895 that nearly wiped out all of Florida citrus. There are many types of oranges, and the taste and aroma of each differ by type, season, country and state. The ones that you can reach and pick from the ground called ground fruit are not as sweet as the fruit that grows high on the tree. And oranges grown on the south side of a tree are sweeter than all the others. Citrus ripens on the tree and is hand picked just before going to market. Trees must be at least three years old in order for their fruit to be harvested, and the best fruit comes from trees that are at least 10 years old. The Florida Valencia orange, harvested in late March, has emerged as the most universal orange of the century. It is more widely and extensively planted than any other orange. Temple oranges, very juicy, are named after William Chase Temple, the former manager of the Florida Citrus Exchange. The navel orange is the best eating fruit. Various types of tangelos are deep to red-orange in color and sweet and juicy with few seeds. Tangerines are nearly seedless, too. Both the Hamlin and pineapple orange are better for juicing rather than eating. Now, orange you glad you read this? Maureen Sullivan-Hartung arrived in Naples in 1981. Following a years stint as a reporter for the former weekly Everglades Echo newspaper, she began freelancing. Her first book, Hidden History of Everglades City & Points Nearby, was published in 2010 by The History Press in South Carolina. Learn more at 1 f m t a c F The Florida Citrus Showcase and Citrus Hall of Fame in Winter Haven offer a fascinating history of the citrus industry along with the men and women who built it. Check it out at www. Vero Beach is home to the Indian River Citrus Museum, which is dedicated to preserving the history of the citrus industry from the late 1800s to the present. Learn more at


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(Snuggle House has prominent surveillance cameras and panic buttons f or the staff.) Oh, dear Among the underreported catastrophes caused by Hurricane Sandy in the New York-New Jersey area in October 2012 was the tragedy that befell the 27,000-case WineCare storage cellar in Manhattan. Though it claimed to have lost only about 5 percent of its inventory when waters from the Hudson River flooded its supposedly secure warehouse, that number apparently did not count the many preserved bottles whose labels washed off, dramatically reducing the value of customers toweringly priced grape and forcing WineCare into bankruptcy court, according to a New York Times report in July. The California genetic testing company 23andMe was recently awarded a patent for a computer program that lets parents, by running probabilities through the known relevant cell and DNA variables (of over 240 conditions and traits), predict their perfect baby. Of course, the program can provide only the percentage likelihoods, and a company spokeswoman, anticipating a backlash against the concept of designer babies, rejected the idea that 23andMe would work with fertility clinics. In July, just days after the one-year anniversary of the spree killing of 12 people at the Century 16 Theaters in Aurora, Colo., Cassidy Delavergne was arrested after he entered the NCG Trillium theaters in Grand Blanc Township, Mich., wearing full body armor and carrying a loaded gun and a fake CIA badge (and alarming some but not all bystanders). Mr. Delavergne explained that he wore the equipment only because he did not want to leave it in his car while he watched the movie and thought the badge might alleviate other patrons fears. Update: Person-to-person fecal transplants have been mentioned here several times for the bizarre but therapeutic idea that gastrointestinal illness results from an imbalance between healthy and unhealthy gut bacteria and that a transplant of healthier antigens may relieve the sickness. But what happens if no compatible donor is available? Emma Allen-Vercoe and her team at Canadas University of Guelph are thus creating artificial gut bacteria (robogut) under demanding control conditions, for implantation. (Ms. AllenVercoe grumbled to Popular Science in August that the most disagreeable part of the job is disposing of excess sludge the process for which causes the whole building to smell like poop.) A Brazilian minor-league soccer match in September ended in a 2-2 tie only because, with minutes left, the trainer for one team stepped to the goal and cleared two quick tie-breaking shots that his players could not have reached in time. It was our only chance, he said later. (The referee allowed play to continue.) Bringing her basketball skills to an October five-on-five contest in Thimphu, the queen of Bhutan, 23, scored 34 points with 3 rebounds and 4 assists, and talked up basketballs imminent rise in the Asian kingdom to a New York Times reporter. The queen said she, and the king, play almost every day. Super protests Artist David Cerny, fed up with the collapse of the governing parties in the Czech Republic, launched a barge on the River Vitava in Prague in October, holding a gigantic purple hand with middle finger extended, aimed at Prague Castle (the office of President Milos Zeman). (2) In a November protest against Russias police state, artist Pyotr Pavlensky, in front of horrified tourists at Moscows Red Square, nailed the skin of his scrotum into cobblestones near Lenins Mausoleum. Pavlensky, who was arrested, earlier called his stunt a metaphor for the apathy, political indifference and fatalism of contemporary Russian society. Cliches come to life The Azerbaijani governments official vote totals for the Oct. 8 elections (showing President Aliyev winning, as expected, with 72.76 percent of the votes), was mistakenly released to the public on Oct. 7. (Officials blamed a computer app bug.) Terry Jenkins, 25, was arrested for domestic battery in Myrtle Beach, S.C., in September after, according to the police report, he had asked his girlfriend and her female cousin for a bedroom menage a trois. He then allegedly became enraged when the women paid more attention to each other than to him. Least-competent criminals Steven Campbell, 51, entering a courthouse in Kelso, Wash., in November for a hearing on his previous arrest for possession of methamphetamine, apparently failed to consider that he would be searched and was forced to hand over to courthouse screeners a 3-inch methamphetamine pipe with suspected meth residue on it. 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FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 1892 Trade Center Way Naples, Fl 34109 Ph:(239)596-8282 Fax:(239)513-9055 www.alohanaples.comOur 25th Year in NaplesTitanium Heat Pumpsfrom$2,695.00 Weekly Pool Service from $70 a month Titanium Heat Pumps fr o m $ Before After After Before Add a donation to the Shelter to your regular grocery list The Shelter for Abused Women & Children needs to stock its pantry shelves to meet the needs of adult and child victims and survivors of domestic violence living in its 60-bed emergency safe-haven. Especially needed are: peanut b utter and jelly, macaroni and cheese mixes, crackers, jarred baby food, canned fruits and vegetables, canned meats and fish, condiments of all kinds, pasta and tomato sauce, rice and beans, chicken noodle and other soups, cereals, cooking oil, fruit juices, coffee and tea. Donations can be dropped at Options Thrift Shoppe, 968 Second Ave. N., between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Businesses, clubs, neighborhoods and other groups are encouraged to hold donation drives to help keep the Shelters pantry stocked. Volunteers are always needed to help in various capacities at the Shelters offices in Naples and Immokalee, in its thrift shops, at the main shelter and at pubic events. For more information about hosting a donation drive or becoming a volunteer, call Rebecca Thompson at 775-3862, ext. 235, or e-mail rthompson@ Sponsors needed to fill Empty BowlsThe Harry Chapin Food Bank has several sponsorship levels for its Empty Bowls Naples event that combines art and music with soup and bread. The 2014 lunch takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Cambier Park. Thousands of people will pay $15 each to select a hand-crafted pottery bowl created by area students and will fill it with soup provided by local restaurants and bread from Panera Bread. Bowl-making and bowl-painting workshops are already under way, thanks to Clay More Ceramics, Masterpiece Mixers, Barron Collier Potters Guild, Pelican Bay Rotary Club and Rinny Ryan. Sponsorship opportunities are available from $100 for a bowl sponsor to $10,000 for presenting sponsor. For a $50 donation, individuals can become a Friend of Empty Bowls and enjoy admission to the lunch and a bowl made especially for Friends. For more information, call Joyce Jacobs at 334-7007, ext. 130, e-mail or 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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Shieh, DO, FACOS31st Thanksgiving in the Park will feed thousands in ImmokaleeFor the past 30 years, the Guadalupe Center, partner churches and hundreds of volunteers have provided Thanksgiving dinner to residents of Immokalee as a way of giving thanks to those who work in the fields and who hold multiple jobs in the local service industry. Despite their hard work, many in Immokalee still live below the poverty line. This Thanksgiving, as in years past, more than 2,000 of those workers and their families will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings: turkey, green beans, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, served with a smile. For many of them, Thanksgiving in the Park has become their family tradition. The Guadalupe Center partners with the members of Moorings Presbyterian Church to coordinate volunteers and donated food items for the meal. The church will accept cooked turkeys and pies from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27. If it is more convenient, donations can also be delivered to St. Williams Catholic Church between 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27. To make a financial contribution to Thanksgiving in the Park, mail a check payable to the Guadalupe Center to 509 Hope Circle, Immokalee, FL 34142, call 657-7711 or visit www.guadalupecenter. org. The Guadalupe Center is a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty in Immokalee by providing educational, social and other support programs and resources. Farm City BBQ coming in for a landingFor almost 60 years, the agricultural and business communities in Collier County have come together to break bread on the day before Thanksgiving. Rotating from year to year from a rural location to a city one, this year the 58th annual Farm City BBQ takes place at Naples Municipal Airport. Collier County politicos, business leaders and celebrities do the serving from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27. For $20, enjoy a grilled steak and corn on the cob. For $10, take home a grocery bag filled with farm-fresh produce (if youre lucky enough to get there before the bags sell out) donated by local farmers and packing houses. Sheriff Kevin Rambosk chairs this years Farm City BBQ. Tickets are available online and can be designated to benefit either the Collier County 4H Association, Youth Leadership Collier, the Collier County Junior Deputy League or the Collier County Key Clubs. Visit Here are some tips from the website for making the best of whats already a great event: Come early for the networking. Come hungry. Buy a raffle ticket. The Leadership Collier Foundation is sure to have some valuable prizes. Bring a friend. 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Registration is $30 through Nov. 27 and $40 on race day ($15 for ages 17 and younger). Moes Southwest Grill has pledged to donate 1 pound of rice or beans to St. Matthews House for every registrant. In addition to Moes, race sponsors include Arthrex, the Naples Pathways Coalition and Naples Velo. Sign up at Prepare yourself for feasting at the Thanksgiving dinner table by getting the day off to a running start in the Gobble Gobble 4-Miler that takes off from The Village at Venetian Bay at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28. The annual run hosted by the Gulf Coat Runners benefits St. Matthews House. For registration and more information, visit www. The ninth annual Iron Joe Turkey Ride to benefit the Naples Pathways Coalition takes place Sunday, Dec. 1. The race sets out from North Collier Regional Park and gives bicyclists the change to pedal 15, 30 or 62 miles, or to take the 15-mile Crossfit Box Challenge, with the box challenge taking place mid-ride on the beach. The day begins with sunrise yoga from 6:30-7:15 a.m. and includes lunch. Registration for each of the above is $30 in advance, $35 on the day of. To sign up or for more information, visit or e-mail info@naplespathways. org.


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Grand Car Menorah Parade set to light up the night Naples first-ever Grand Car Menorah Parade & Festival with a lineup including a 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish, Maserati Ghibli, Maserati Quattroporte, Rolls-Royce Wraith and Bentley Flying Spur promises to light up U.S. 41 like never before. Chabad Naples has partnered with Naples Luxury Imports for the fun that begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Chabad Naples just south of Coastland Center. Cars outfitted with magnetic menorahs will make their way down U.S. 41 to Fifth Avenue South and then to Third Street South before returning to Chabad Naples for festival activities. All are welcome to enjoy live music, crafts and activities for children, traditional latkes and donuts. Mayor John Sorey will light a menorah created especially for the evening by Chabad Naples preschoolers. For more information, call 262-4474, e-mail or visit Chanukah the humanistic wayThe Humanistic Jewish Havurah of Southwest Florida holds a Chanukah celebration and dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Vasari Country Club in Bonita Springs. The menu includes roasted chicken, salmon, matzo ball soup and latkes. All are welcome. Cost for non-members is $40. Attendees are asked to bring travel-size toiletries for donation to homeless students. For reservations or more information, call Cynthia Cook at 254-1092 or e-mail CynthiaECook@ Deck your door with a new holiday wreathScore a new holiday wreath for your front door at Marco Islands inaugural Deck the Doors silent auction Sunday evening, Dec. 1, at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Threedozen individuals, businesses and organizations responded to the call to decorate a wreath in the holiday spirit. The results will be on display and up for bids and for the Peoples Choice award from 4-6:30 pm. Carolers and actors from the Island Theater Company will enterain while guests enjoy holiday treats and place their bids. Admission is free. All auction proceeds will benefit the Marco Island Historical Society and the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call 642-1440. Salvation Army extends assistance deadlineThe Salvation Army has extended the deadline for Collier County residents to apply for holiday assistance until Friday, Dec. 6. Those in need can apply online at and then bring their documentation and the online receipt to The Salvation Army Toy Store, 2975 Horseshoe Drive South, between 9 a.m. and noon Friday, Dec. 6. Last years effort provided more than 25,000 individuals with Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and new toys. For details about necessary documentation, visit the website above. For more information about the local Salvation Army and its programs, visit Dont suffer sadness through the holidayNorth Naples United Methodist Church invites those who struggle during the holidays to attend one of two Blue Christmas programs. People dealing with a recent loss or diagnosis, a family change, empty nest, financial setback or other difficulties are welcome to attend at 4 p.m. in the chapel and at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary at 6000 Goodlette Frank Road. For more information, call 593-7600 or visit NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 NEWS A25 Size Matters40 x 40 Spun Bamboo Chandelier Available exclusively atEAST INDIES HOME COLLECTION11985 US 41 N., Naples 34110 239-596-7273 Mon-Sat 10:00-5:00 Sunday 12:00-5:00 Your Future Starts Here! Classes start January 6. You can start 2014 off preparing for your future!Become a Higher Degree of You!Edison State College is committed to providing an educational and working environment free from discrimination and harassment. All programs, activities, employment and facilities of Edison State College are available to all on a non-discriminatory basis, without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or veterans status. The College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution. Questions pertaining to educational equity, equal access or equal opportunity should be addressed to the Colleges Equity Officer.The Colleges Equity Officer/ADA and Title IX Coordina tor is: Ronald A. Dente, Jr. Director, Human Resources Royal Palm Hall, N-120 Lee Campus 8099 College Parkway SW Fort Myers, FL 33919 (239) 489-9293 1.800.749.2322 @EdisonState /EdisonStateCollege Email: En Espaol: Start preparing for your future at Edison State College!Edison State College is accepting applications for Spring 2014 classes. Avoid long lines. Apply at today. Register early for the classes you want. Priority admissions deadline is December 11. Classes start January 6.

PAGE 26 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 Chethana C. Gottam, MD, FAADBoard Certi ed DermatologyNow accepting new patients in Downtown Naples and Marco Island. Same Week Appointments.Call 239-216-4337 to schedule your appointment.950 N. Collier Blvd., Suite 303 Marco Island Pediatric and Adult Dermatology Dermatologic Surgery Cosmetic Rejuvenation Smokehouse Bay N. Collier Blvd. N. Bar eld Dr. Bald Eagle Drive HEALTHY LIVINGAchievements reflect the ability to adapt to changeTwo prestigious awards and two important meetings have marked recent achievements at NCH. First, the awards. Truven Health Analytics has named us among its 2014 Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals based on inpatient and extended o utcomes, clinical process, efficiency and cost for the two most common cardiovascular conditions (heart attacks and heart failure) and the most common cardiovascular interventions (cardiac catheterizations and heart bypass surgery). Truven uses only public data sources and peer-reviewed methodologies. The National Research Corp. recognized us as one of 17 of approximately 305 hospitals in Florida to receive its 2013-14 Consumers Choice award. Winners are determined by consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings collected in the NRC market insights survey. No other study measures hospital performance and preferences and contains more consumer responses than this annual analysis. Second, the meetings: U.S. News & World Report hosted 600 professionals for Hospital of Tomorrow, a groundbreaking summit at which scores of top hospital executives, medical experts and other health-care visionaries addressed the industrys most critical challenges. Presenters Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention addressed the need for health-care systems to reduce the use of overused antibiotics, to address alcohol abuse and unrecognized HIV/AIDS, to make the workplace baby friendly and to address the epidemic of opiate abuse. Also at the summit, Dr. Patrick Conway, chief medical officer of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, shared that the immediate future for health care must be patient-cent ered and outcomesdriven, with sustainable coordinated care and no more fee-for-service. HealthLeaders convened 40 healthcare system CEOs from around the nation for a frank discussion about the risky new payer universe, the big clinical shift, evolving cost-reduction strategies and other topics of mutual interest and concern. Most systems in attendance were bigger than NCH. We all were on various stations of the journey from volume to value, with some of the California and Texas systems way out front and realizing success. We need to learn from them and move forward. And we will. Our excellent capabilities and personnel and the huge drive by payers to move from volume to value will lead us into the future of health-care delivery. Charles Darwin said: It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. NCH plans to be a survivor. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Newborns do better in Southwest FloridaState says best neonatal survival rates found at HealthParkThe Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center of Lee Memorial Health System was recently recognized for having the best neonatal survival rates of all RPICC centers in Florida. Lee Memorial Health Systems RPICC includes the high-risk OB unit at HealthPark Medical Center and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. It is one of only 11 such facilities in the state, and the only one in the five-county Southwest Florida area. Its primary goals are to provide the best medical care to mothers during highrisk pregnancies, as well as care to low birth weight or critically ill infants while they are in the womb and after birth. When Deborah Sellick went to the doctor for a checkup 22 weeks into her first pregnancy, she thought her appointment would be routine. Instead, she was told she was going into labor 18 weeks early. They told us to prepare for the worst, says Deborahs husband, Matt Sellick. Kayden was born nine days later weighing just 1 pound, 8 ounces. From there, he had some serious, life-threatening challenges, Ms. Sellick says. The only Level III facility in the area, the NICU at HealthPark provides the highest level of neonatal care available in the region. It is staffed by a dedicated team of board certified neonatologists, neonatal ICU nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory and physical therapists, dieticians, and many subspecialty medical staff members who are experienced in caring for ill infants. The extraordinary care these tiny patients and their mothers receive is the result of a high level of dedication and teamwork among the medical staff, from the obstetrician to the neonatal doctors and nurses involved within the RPICC Program, explains William Liu, M.D., neonatologist and medical director of RPICC at Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. We continually participate in programs and quality initiatives to maintain a leading edge on the newest care techniques and technological advances. This recognition acknowledges our hard work and dedication to providing the best care and meeting the needs of these fragile infants and their families. The RPICC Program is administered by Childrens Medical Services in the Florida Department of Health. Lee Memorial Health System is required to submit data to the state RPICC Program for evaluation. Surveyors visit the hospital to examine performance in areas such as patient care, policies and procedures, documentation and safety and quality initiatives. Among sever al top o utcomes, the most recent evaluation found that Lee Memorial Health System had the lowest overall neonatal and perinatal mortality in the state RPICC system. Every year our outcomes have been high and each year they impr ove, but being recognized as the best in the state is a special distinction, reflective of our dedication to provide the best care, says Kathy Bridge Liles, CAO of Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. The team has such a special sense of pride in the unit and that really comes through in their work. Kayden spent his first 137 days in the NICU, aided by oxygen. He had bleeding in the brain and three holes in his heart, but his lungs were the biggest setback. Early delivery also made him susceptible to numerous infections. Today, Kayden is doing well and catching up with other toddlers his age. Ms. Sellick credits the caring staff at the childrens hospital for their tenacity in helping Kayden heal. We had so much support from family, friends and people we didnt even know. Until you have been in this situation, you have no idea how difficult it is its humbling, says Ms. Sellick. Neonatal intensive care unit graduate Kayden, and his parents, Matt and Deborah Sellick, celebrate with NICU nurses Jami Sealey and Jovita Jackson during a NICU reunion pajama party.


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The center will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, Nov. 29. Heres the bloodmobile schedule: Monday, Nov. 25: 7 a.m. to noon at First Presbyterian Church of Naples, 250 Sixth St. S.; 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, 300 Tower Road Tuesday, Nov. 26: 9-11 a.m. at NCH Support Services, 2157 Pine Ridge Road; 12:30-6 p.m. at NCH in North Naples, 11190 Healthpark Blvd. Wednesday, Nov. 27: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Commons, 6251 Pelican Bay Blvd. Friday-Sunday, Nov. 29-Dec. 1: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sembler Plaza, corner of Naples Boulevard and Airport-Pulling Road (near Panera Bread) Tuesday, Dec. 3: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Florida Gulf Coast University, 10501 FGCU Blvd. S. 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Research shows that alcoholism and the misuse of prescription drugs are becoming a life-threatening epidemic in older people. It is estimated that 70 percent of all hospitalized older persons and up to half of nursing home residents have alcohol-related problems. Among older people there is reason for concern about mixing alcohol and drugs. More than 83 percent of people over age 65 take some form of prescription medications, and half of those contain sedatives. Older adults have dramatically different needs, says Heather Burton, clinical director at Hazelden in Naples. For example, our metabolism changes as we get older, which can affect our tolerance. And complications from diabetes can arise from drinking alcohol. There are also gender differences, she adds. Older women conceal their addictions better, even though it affects them more. For more information about the afternoon intensive outpatient treatment program or Hazeldens comprehensive continuum of care, call 659-2340 or visit www. Musical tells story of a Balancing Act As a thank-you to the community for 56 years of support, the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida invites the public to a free presentation of Balancing Act: The Musical at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Hodges University. Written and performed by Wambui Bahati, the one-woman show tells her true story of a journey that includes mental institutions, Broadway, welfare mom and dining with presidents. Seating is limited. Reserve yours now by calling Brian Follweiler at 261-5405 or visiting those with visual impairmentLighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss and the Florida Division of Blind Services offer programs to help blind and visually impaired be independent in Collier. 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FLORIDA WEEKLYA28 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 Discover the full ESSENCE COLLECTION at Pandora.netPASSIONFREEDOMHEALTHRESPECT HOPEHAPPINESSCOMPASSIONTRUST CONFIDENCEFAITHSTABILITYENERGY Express the essence of youNew bracelet and charms collection COCONUT POINT MALL 23106 Fashion Drive, Suite 111 Estero, FL 33928 239.390.7100 Hours: MonSat 10pm Sun 12pm B G For a limited time at participating McDonalds. Price of required purchase on menu board. Many locations open 24 hours. McDonalds. ITS THE TALK OF SWFL x2.Buy 1 Get 1 Free Sausage McMuf n with EggNovember 1st December 31st Make morning sizzle with a freshly toasted English muf n made with eight grams of whole grain, savory sausage hot off the griddle, a slice of melty American cheese and a Grade A egg.Follow us on @ McDonalds_SWFL Living with back pain? Dr. R. Rick Bhasin, MDNeurosurgeon Clinical Af liation, Department of Neurosurgery University of Florida Minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat neck pain, back pain and spinal stenosis. Neuroscience and Spine Associates Of ces in Naples and Ft. Myers(239) 649-1662 CLUB NOTES The new Florida Poetry Club will meet for open mic readings at The Norris Center from 4-5 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month beginning Dec. 10. Members and guests are welcome to enjoy dinner together at Albertos on Fifth afterward. For more information, call Jan Cosner at (440) 554-1144 or e-mail The Genealogical Society of Collier County holds its next regular meeting and a holiday dessert buffet Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker Ray McAdams will present part two of Identifying, Dating and Preserving Old Photographs. The annual business meeting and election of officers will also take place. The society celebrates its 29th anniversary with a dinner for members and their guests on Tuesday, April 8, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. A regular meeting and program will follow and is open to those interested in genealogy. Guest speaker Tom Tyrell, a retired lawyer and family historian, will present Tales of the Unexpected, his best stories from 30 years as a genealogist in Europe. Mr. Tyrell was born in London and educated at Cambridge and London universities. He and his wife divide their time between Naples and the Isle of Man. Attendance at regular meetings is free. For reservations or more information about the anniversary dinner, call 593-4550 or visit Toastmasters International teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Guests are always welcome. Local Toastmasters chapters, meeting times and locations include: Bonita Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at the Bonita Springs Fire Station, 27701 Bonita Grande Drive. For more information, call Scott Vail at 777-3642. Collier Communique Club: 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Moorings Professional Building, 2335 Tamiami Trail N., Suite 208. Call Robert Rizzo at (407) 493-8584. Marco Island Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Centennial Bank, 645 Elkcam Circle, Marco Island. E-mail Chris Pritchard at


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 NEWS A29 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 beds e alth c a t to he Call 239-343-6950 or v i Sc 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 ns 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 Naples Sunrise Bay Toastmasters Club: 7:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesday in Moss Hall at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. Call Steve McCann at 777-8851. Naples Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday at Naples General Aviation Center, 200 Aviation Drive N. Call Steve Jallad at 776-5398. Toast of the Coast Toastmasters Club: Noon on the second and fourth Friday at Stantec (previously Wilson Miller), 3200 Bailey Lane, Naples. Call Gwen Greenglass at 431-0931. Naples Advanced Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday at the North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive. Call Linda Valentine at (954) 780-6683. This club has prerequisites for membership. The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance holds its next meeting and program Thursday, Nov. 21, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1255 Piper Blvd. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a onehour, cashonly sale of orchid plants from private collections, orchid artwork and orchid novelty items. At 7 p.m., guest speaker and Everglades photographer John Brady will present How to Take Great Photos of Orchids. Attendance at GCOA meetings is free. Alliance members are encouraged to bring in their blooming plants for entry into the monthly exhibition judging. Annual membership is $25 for individuals, $45 for joint memberships, free for ages 18 and younger. For more information, call 498-9741 or visit The Naples Area Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club invites all Pi Phi alumnae in Naples, Bonita Springs and Marco Island to a mixer from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at at C.J.s Gazebo in the Esplanade, 740 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. The chapter also welcomes all Pi Phi alumnae to a Christmas potluck dinner from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the clubhouse at Marbella Lakes, 6678 Marbella Lane, Naples. Spouses and significant others are welcome. Cost is $5 per person, plus a dish for 10-12 to share. For reservations to the holiday dinner or more information about either of the above events, call Donna Issenmann at 431-6524 or e-mail donna@ The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. The next meeting is Nov. 21. Call 513-4568 for location. The Naples Music Club invites members and guests to a holiday party beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Quail Creek Country Club. Award-winning students will present a short recital after dinner. Admission is $50. Reservations are required and can be made at The Naples Newcomers helps those who are new to the area make new friendships centered on various social activities. Members meet to share a variety of interests and activities, including couples and singles groups, bridge, mahjongg, crafts, gourmet cooking, coffees, movies, card games and book discussions. Membership is for women who have been permanent residents of Naples for no more than five years. Luncheon meetings are on the second Thursday of each month at Naples area country clubs. An orientation coffee for prospective members takes place on the first Thursday of each month. For more information about the Dec. 5 orientation or the Dec. 12 luncheon, call 298-4083 or visit The Greater Naples Branch of AAUW holds its next meeting beginning from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in the Science & Technology Building at Hodges University. Guest speaker Eileen Keesler-Connolly, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Collier County, will present An Insight Into the Community Foundation. Guests are welcome. Reservations are not necessary. For more information, visit Chess players of all ages and levels of ability are welcome to join the Chess Club at the Moorings, which meets for friendly competition from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at Moorings Park. Each morning begins with a brief discussion by various experts about some aspect of the game. Participation is free. Bring your own chess set or use one provided by the Moorings. Moorings Park is on the east side of Goodlette-Frank Road just south of Pine Ridge Road. Stop at the entrance gate for directions to the Chess Club meeting. For more information, call Wade Keller at 389-2525. The Naples Womans Club is cooking up its second annual Naples Kitchen Tour showcasing kitchens in Port Royal area homes where prominent Naples restaurant chefs will offer their finest gourmet samplings. Each home will also have musicians, floral designs, gift boutiques and prize drawings. The date is Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, with tours setting out from the Naples Womans Club at either 10 a.m. or noon. Tickets are $100 for general admission, $150 for patron level. Proceeds will benefit Friends of Foster Children, the David Lawrence Center, Youth Haven and the Naples Womans Club philanthropic efforts. To purchase a ticket, call the club at 262-6331 or send a check made payable to the club to Naples Womans Club, 570 Park St., Naples, FL 34102. E-mail club news to Cindy Pierce at CLUB NOTES

PAGE 30 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA30 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 PET TALESBest smellerTeach your dog how to use his nose for good BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal UclickHave you ever wished there was a dog sport that anyone and any dog could do? Wish no more. Nose work is what youve been looking for. If your dog can eat treats out of a box or has a favorite toy, he can excel at this fun sport. Purebreds and mixed breeds of all ages, sizes and abilities are finding a place in nose work classes and competitions. The object of the game is for the dog to find a particular odor birch, anise or clove and alert his handler to the find by sitting, looking at the person or displaying some other signal. It can be played indoors or outdoors on all types of surfaces. Weather or environmental factors such as wind, rain, snow, air conditioners or heating vents affect the dispersal of scent and the difficulty of the find. Nose work, which was invented in 2006 by three California dog trainers, isnt just a way for your dog to use his sniffer. It helps shy or fearful dogs learn confidence, strengthens the bond between dog and handler, and permits older dogs to remain active and interested in life. In this sport, the dog takes the lead. Its his nose that does the work, after all. Both dog and handler must learn to read and respond to the subtleties of each others body language, and dogs must learn to overcome distractions, handler interference and individual fears, such as shiny floors or tight corners. For people, it can be difficult to step back and not try to direct the dog. The word No is off the table, as are any other corrections and obedience commands. Letting the dog work and believing him when he gives the alert signal is easier said than done, but youll find that practice enriches communication between you and your dog. Its essential to reward the dog for finds. Thats where treats or a favorite toy come in. Dogs start by finding an open box on the floor filled with treats. They get to eat the treats out of the box, plus they get more treats and praise when they find the container. Even if he needs a little help, the dog is always rewarded for finding a scent. Gradually, scent is paired with the treats in the box. As the dog progresses, hes eventually searching for scent alone, but he always gets rewarded with treats or a favorite toy and praise when he makes a find. Thats a big ego boost for any dog, but it especially benefits dogs with little confidence. Its not unusual to see shy or timid dogs become excited about searches after just a couple of classes. Got a dog who barks or snarls at his fellow canines? Thats not a problem in nose work. Each dog works individually while the others are out of sight in a car or crate. They might see each other in passing, but class members learn quickly which dogs need more space and then work together to accommodate their needs. Even after the dog learns the basics, most people continue to go to class for practice and camaraderie. Nose work is a game that you can do just for fun, but it also has a competitive element. After passing an Odor Recognition Test (ORT) proving that the dog has the ability to find and recognize a particular odor, dog/handler teams can compete for titles at different levels: NW1, NW2, NW3 and NW3 Elite. Find classes through the National Association of Canine Scent Work, which held its first national trial earlier this year. The highly developed canine sense of smell makes nose work an ideal sport for any dog. Bazinga is a neutered Jack Russell/fox terrier mix whos about 6 months old and wont grow much bigger. Sunny Bear is a sweet, neutered, 2-year-old Scottish terrier/ schnauzer mix who weighs about 30 pounds and is oh, so cute. Tia Mia is a spayed hound mix whos about 6 months old. She weighs about 20 pounds now and will probably top out at around 35 pounds. Wild Mama is a spayed, 2-year-old Bassett hound/ rat terrier mix. Shes about 25 pounds of happiness.To adopt or foster a petCThis weeks adoptable pets are from Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue, an all-volunteer, foster home rescue organization. For more information, call 434-7480, e-mail or visit of the Week


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 NEWS A31 THE DIVA DIARIESSlow down and smell the pumpkin spice latte The Grinch isnt going to steal Christmas this year; hes already stolen November. I hear the complaints everywhere I go these days: What happened to November? Surely youve noticed it, too. We went straight from Halloween to Christmas with no regard for Thanksgiving whatsoever. Ive lived here most of my life, but like most of you, Im from Ohio (nods to those of you from Michigan and Indiana), and my earliest memories of November are of fall dcor cornhusks, colorful leaves, paper pilgrims, shiny apples, scarecrows, pumpkinscented everything and, most importantly, gourds. Gourds everywhere. But here in Southwest Florida, Ive already started seeing garland on storefront awnings and red ribbons on street lamps. I was used to aisles of holiday dcor in Walgreens and other retail stores theyve been selling it since late August but theres something jarring about seeing it outside, in public, in the harsh glare of the sun so early in the season. One night last week as I was driving through a neighborhood on my way to a party, I was shocked to see that the Griswolds had moved in. There was a house lit up from stem to stern. Giant candy canes dotted the yard, as did eight reindeer, a nativity scene (complete with the little drummer boy) and more, more, MORE. The other day, when the temperature actually fell into the low 70s for a minute, a friend reported that a woman in her office showed up to work in a turtleneck Christmas sweater with actual jingle bells that jingled as pranced through the halls. When I vented about all this on Facebook, everyone agreed that they were appalled by the sudden leap to Christmas and the blatant disregard for poor November. Then there was a comment from the heartland Amy Wampler from Tipp City, Ohio (who Ive known since nursery school), wrote: Our family intends to enjoy the fall harvest, Thanksgiving and a month of gratitude for all our blessings before we jump into the winter holidays. Take some advice from Amy, Southwest Florida. Life is short. Slow down and smell the pumpkin spice latte once in awhile.Farm City BBQYou can stroll, drive or even fly to the 58th annual Farm City BBQ on the day before Thanksgiving. If youre looking to see lots of familiar faces, fill up on local food and give back to the community while youre at it, put this uber-local event on your must-do list. For $20, youll eat like a king, with all proceeds designated for these great programs for kids: the Collier County 4H Association, Youth Leadership Collier, Collier County Junior Deputy League and Key Club International. This years location is the Naples Municipal Airport, where stacks and stacks of wooden pallets will serve as tables for the masses who show up for the feast. If you get there in time, you can even take home a bag brimming with local produce for $10. The Farm City BBQ lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27. Go to to find more info and even pay for your tickets. And come time to get ready, be sure to heed the organizers advice: Wear jeans and boots; you want to look like a regular. p w l c d t M stephanieDAVIS BOB RAYMOND / FLORIDA WEEKLYAbove: Gary Moore, Bob Bodine, Rob Stonebruner and John Riley ready to chow down at the 2012 Farm City BBQ. Left: The scene from last year at the Barron Collier Company Farm.


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Awards & Recognition Dr. Kelley Johnson, chief dental officer for the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, has been named the 2013 Harold Slavkin Oral Health Science Education Award recipient by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Dr. Johnson will be honored on Nov. 21 during the NIDCR National Conference in Washington, D.C. She was instrumental in establishing the dental sealant pilot program that serves second-grade students at Title I schools in Collier County. The program is a partnership between the Healthcare Network, the University of Florida College of Dentistry and Oral Health America. Dr. Johnson helped leverage the success of the program to secure a $2.4 million grant from the Naples Children and Education Foundation to establish a multi-year health education and prevention program in partnership with Collier County Public Schools. Naples Municipal Airport has received the Florida Airports Councils 2013 Community Affairs Award in recognition of successful efforts to increase awareness of the airport and strengthen its position as a good corporate citizen and neighbor. Recent efforts to increase communication with airport users, residents of the region and the aviation community include an enhanced website; a subscription service to update stakeholders via e-mail; the production of annual reports for the airport authority and the Noise Compatibility Committee; and monthly summaries of airport activity distributed to Naples city council members, among others. The award also recognized the airports noise consultant, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson, and its public relations counsel, Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing and Public Relations. Board Appointments Richard Mellon has been elected chair of the Naples Airport Authority Noise Compatibility Committee and Edith Scott Scottie Yeager as vice chair. Ms. Yeager served as chair for the past two years. The committee helps monitor the impact of aircraft noise and makes recommendations about noise-mitigation procedures for consideration by the Naples Airport Authority. Mr. Mellon has been a licensed pilot for 50 years and is active in the Civil Air Patrol. He practiced law in Pittsburgh for 25 years and served as an arbitrator and judge in Pennsylvania. Ms. Yeager is a real estate broker, private pilot and ground instructor whose professional career includes nearly two decades in aircraft marketing, leasing and sales. Chamber of Commerce The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce welcomes Lori Lou Waddell has joined the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce as its visitor information center specialist. She is responsible for daily operations of the downtown visitor information center, working with volunteers and chamber representatives in Immokalee, Marco Island, Everglades and the Naples area to promote activities and events in Collier County. Ms. Waddell has worked in all aspects of the hospitality industry, including restaurant groups and boutique hotels. She most recently was sales manager for a national restaurant concept in Naples. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 Understanding equity options can open new doors for investorsMany experienced equity investors remain unfamiliar with equity options. Investors might consider expanding beyond their curiosity and adopt a game plan to learn how to use them. They offer some opportunities to increase total return and to protect an individual stock position. Options are a type of derivative. They are derived from another asset. Most financial derivatives are contracts between two parties. In this case, a stock option is a contract relating to a specific stock. The contract with which investors are most familiar (and which is used analogously in this column) is a real estate contract in which one party is a buyer of specific real estate asset and the other party is a seller of the real estate specified under the contract. In a real estate contract, performance is desired: the buyer and seller want to, ultimately, exchange the property covered under the contract terms exchanged for specific consideration at a specific time and in a specific way. Financial contracts are different from real estate contracts as many times performance is not the ultimate goal it can be the end result of the financial contract but most times the contract is exited before expiration (or end of the contract) where performance would be required. Terms are standardized and there can be sufficient liquidity to exit the position. Within the world of financial contracts, the most commonly used are stock option contracts. There are two types of stock option contracts: call option contracts and put option contracts. A call option contract gives one of the parties to the contract the option/the right to buy from the other at a specific price (the strike price). A put option contract gives one of the parties the right to force a sale to the other. The contract terms are standardized except that the strike prices and expiration dates of the contracts will vary. The concept of calls and puts will be applied to a real estate example. A hypothetical call option in real estate would give the owner of the call the right to buy a property at a specific price and at a specific time (i.e., the right to call for the property). The call option owner does not have the obligation to buy the property. This right is not freely given and it requires a payment to induce the seller of the property to enter into such a contract. Why would a call on the property be of value? It might be that the call owner expects real estate prices to rise but he is not sure that real estate prices will rise and he doesnt want to tie up all of his funds. He is willing to pay a premium for the option to buy at a later time. (Obviously the seller of the option is thinking that real estate will remain stagnant or fall.) A hypothetical put option in real estate would give the owner of the put the right to force a sale to a buyer: He wants the right to put the property to a buyer at a specified price and at a specified time. He will have to pay a premium in order to get this option. The seller does not have the obligation to sell the property. Why would a put on the property be of value? The put is of protective value to the seller in that, if real estate prices fell, then he has the right to force a sale of the property at the formerly agreed price that is now above current market value. Back to equity options With an equity call option contract, the buyer of the call has the right to buy the underlying stock at a specified price at a specified time in a specified amount of shares. Importantly, this is a right to buy the stock, but not an obligation to buy the underlying stock. If the underlying equity rises, and rises above the strike price, then it is likely that the buyer of the option will call for the stock (i.e. exercise the right to buy). The other side of this call contract is held by the seller of the option who is obliged to provide/deliver/sell the underlying stock if it is called away. If the stock has risen in value since the time the contract was entered into, then most often the investor who sold the call option will lose money. If the option premium received plus the strike price is greater than the current price of the stock, then the investor has profited. Conversely, if the option price plus the strike price is less than the current value of the stock, the buyer of the call option lost money.The buyer of the equity put option has the right to force a sale of the underlying stock at a specified price at a specified time. Importantly, this is a right to force a sale, but not an obligation to sell the underlying stock. If the underlying equity falls below the strike price, then it is likely that the buyer of the put option will force a sale. The other side of this put contract was the sale of the put by the party who was betting that the stock would not fall below the put strike price. He collected the premium for taking the risk that the stock price would fall and they would be required to buy the stock at a price below the strike price. And that is possibly why investors dont get involved with puts and calls because it has its own set of terms and it involves a logic different than just buying low and selling high. But once learned, options can be very useful tools to accomplish purposes that simple buys and sales just cannot accomplish. Consult your adviser and determine if they have the expertise in options and, if so, then ask if options have a role in your portfolio. 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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The company plans to lease another 8.5 acres of adjoining land to complete its Fort Myers campus, which will be used for food production as well as training and development purposes for iSeedUSAs mission. In one part of the warehouse, long rows of nutrient-rich microgreens sit in trays in a cavernous darkened room with optimal lighting. Outside, lettuces in pots under a greenhouse-style canopy are stacked one on top of the other to use space efficiently. The farms first fish harvest, from a series of 6,000-gallon tanks, each holding 3,500 tilapia sustained by organic feed, is slated for March 2014. A portion of water from the tanks is used to fertilize the farms crop; the rest is either discarded or made into an organic liquid fertilizer that itself has broad retail possibilities, from sports turf to home gardens. Since the process is patent-pending, Ms. Fuller declined to go into great detail about how it works. Already, Florida Urban Organics products are being carried at Adas Natural Market in Fort Myers, she said. Its wheatgrass will be used at the juice bar, for instance. Lettuces and microgreens are being marketed to gourmet restaurants and stores such as Whole Foods in Naples. Im exited to see what the consumer reaction is going to be to this different variety of produce, Ms. Fuller said. I think chefs will get very excited about this. I hope they will. I would if I were a chef.iSeedUSAOne of iSeedUSAs smaller systems is designed to produce enough fish and vegetables for a family of five to both feed themselves and produce an income. It can be scaled up or down; a larger system could feed and provide income for a village of 100 people. A smaller system costs about $5,000 (although that could change as it continues to be developed) and includes all the hardware such as a greenhouse structure and pipes, as well as training materials and assistance, seeds and fish. That price point is out of the range of many communities that iSeedUSA seeks to help. Thats why part of Beverly E. Niles job as iSeeds outreach coordinator is to connect people who could benefit from it with groups or individuals who have the money to pay for the systems. Ms. Niles explained the Fort Myers farm is also looking for volunteers of ages ranging from high school and college students to the retirement community, for work in both the for-profit and nonprofit sides of the farm. For instance, volunteers might run tours of the Fort Myers facility once its fully operational, complete community service hours for a school project, or even go overseas to help provide training for aquaponics systems. The farm is also welcoming interns, who could be involved in fields as diverse as accounting, marketing, social media, microbiology, engineering and horticulture. There are so many possibilities because we have such a broad spectrum of disciplines, Ms. Niles said. AquacultureAquaponics and other aquaculture systems that integrate agriculture, arent ideas exclusive to Selovita, of course. The Royal Tila farm advertises itself as a state-of-the-art aquaponic farm in Punta Gorda, one of at least a handful of blended farms throughout the United States that have popped up in recent years as the idea gained popularity. There is a lot of interest in new forms of aquaculture that integrate multiple species, Ken Peterson, communications director for Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, wrote in an e-mail. At the heart of the issue, its a way to turn what otherwise would be waste products and potential sources of pollution into productive uses. For decades, the sprawling North Fort Myers garden and farm ECHO has developed practical farming techniques that can be used by impoverished people in different climates throughout the world. About three months ago they began using a demonstration-size aquaponic system with a large fish tank and roughly 100-square feet of vegetable growing space, said Craig Bielema, ECHOs appropriate technology specialist. In general, it uses much less water than conventional agriculture because theoretically theres none leaching through the soil, he said. Its especially impactful for very dry regions, open countries, and typically those are the ones that have the biggest problems with agriculture anyway. He adds that the method is far from magic: A lot of things you read or see or hear make it sound like a food vending machine where you put in some fish pellets and out pops all this wonderful lettuce, he said. (But) theres a large amount of work that goes into it. There are different types of chores to do but its still work to manage your crops and animals. Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota is designing an aquaculture-agriculture project connected to freshwater sturgeon ponds, Mr. Peterson noted; And a well-known chef in Kentucky is raising tilapia and salad vegetables for her restaurant at an aquaculture farm in Lexington. But the Fort Myers farm off Metro represents the most advanced aquaponics system out there, Ms. Fuller said. In one of the Selovitas smaller applications, it will provide Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm in North Fort Myers with spent wheatgrass soil to provide fodder for Rosys pigs, chickens and cattle, said owner Rose ODell King. Its been pretty exciting taking what is a waste product for them and turning it into food for our animals here on the farm, she said, adding that it could be composted as well. I just fell in love with what theyre doing there. Its high-tech and low-tech all at one time. Less directly, urban farming that aims to produce food in relatively tight spaces dovetails with New Urbanism, a design movement with roots in Florida, which aims to rein in suburbia by encouraging dense, mixed-use developments. New Urbanism is simpatico with the local food movement for sure, said Tim Halbur, communications director at Congress for the New Urbanism, an advocacy group. The caveat there is that densification makes more sense, though. If you can do it on a smaller scale so that it melds with the urban fabric I think thats great. FARMFrom page 1 For more information on volunteer or internship opportunities at Selovita and iSeedUSA, contact outreach coordinator Beverly E. Niles at 245-8659 or e-mail or (still under development): >> >> >> www. COURTESY PHOTOSWheatgrass and microgreens grow on a rack at Florida Urban Organics.


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She started the State Early Intervention Program in Southwest Florida for children with developmental delays, and opened the Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Center, a day care center for children with medical and developmental needs. She was instrumental in opening the Pediatric ICU at HealthPark Medical Center and its outpatient pediatric oncology program. She is now working closely with the construction management team to design and build the new Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. She serves on the board of directors for the Ronald McDonald House and is a past executive board chair for Floridas Healthy Start Coalition. She earned an associate of science degree in nursing from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pa.; a bachelor of professional studies with a concentration in health services and administration at Barry University and a masters in human resource development and administration at Barry University. 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PAGE 43 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 $19,900,000 775 Galleon Drive Rick Marquardt 239.289.4158 $7,995,000 1060 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $5,650,000 3280 Gordon Drive Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 $5,000,000 224 Little Harbour Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $4,875,000 59 Cove Lane Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 $495,000 OLD NAPLES Isla Mar #202 F a hada Saad 239.659.5145 p $1,649,000 OLD NAPLES 616 Palm Circle East Sue Black 239.250.5611 $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 1625 Gulf Shore Blvd. South P h il Collins 239.404.6800 p $6,495,000 OLD NAPLES 282 1st Avenue North Ce line Julie Godof 239.404.9917 $3,995,000 AQUALANE SHORES 251 Aqua Court Vic kie Larscheid 239.250.5041 $3,650,000 AQUALANE SHORES 445 16th Avenue South Ge rard Swart 239.552.5506 $3,645,000 OLD NAPLES 63 13th Avenue South Ka ren Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $2,985,000 AQUALANE SHORES 1540 4th Street South Ruth T rettis 239.571.6760 $2,950,000 OLD NAPLES 650 9th Avenue South K a ren Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 p $2,950,000 ROYAL HARBOR 1340 Jewel Box Avenue Tom /Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 $2,895,000 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 1570 Chesapeake Avenue Tom /Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 $2,200,000 OLD NAPLES Villas Amal #103 Ma rty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.4231 $1,695,000 THE MOORINGS Sancerre #602 John Hamilt on 239.552.5531 p $3,550,000 THE MOORINGS 261 Harbour Drive Ba rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $3,500,000 THE MOORINGS 255 Bay Point Mi chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,975,000 COQUINA SANDS 740 Coral Drive Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $2,595,000 THE MOORINGS 475 Putter Point Drive La rry Roorda 239.860.2534 $2,000,000 THE MOORINGS Gramercy #6N Je Cox/Ed Cox 239.777.0078 $2,000,000 THE MOORINGS A dmiralty Point #708 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 p $1,595,000 COQUINA SANDS Charleston Square #310 Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $1,395,000 THE MOORINGS Martinique Club #401 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 $1,250,000 THE MOORINGS Martinique Club #101 Ba rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $1,050,000 THE MOORINGS Lausanne #501-S Pa t Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $789,900 THE MOORINGS Billows #9 Caro l Sheehy 239.340.9300 $745,000 THE MOORINGS Lucerne #604 L a rry Roorda 239.860.2534 p $650,000 THE MOORINGS Carriage Club #64 R i ck Marquardt 239.289.4158 $649,000 THE MOORINGS Shores of Naples #12 Ry an Nordyke 239.776.9390 $625,000 THE MOORINGS Royal Palm Club #308 L a rry Roorda 239.860.2534 $549,000 THE MOORINGS Executive Club #109 L a rry Roorda 239.860.2534 $385,000 THE MOORINGS Harbour Lights #372 L a rry Roorda 239.860.2534 $250,000

PAGE 44 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. 8655 Blue Flag Way Te r ri Moellers 239.404.7887 p $2,750,000 9033 Terranova Drive Rod Soars 239.290.2448 $1,775,000 9085 Terranova Drive Cheryl Turner 239.250.3311 $1,640,000 1009 Grand Isle Drive Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 $1,275,000 Osprey Pointe #201 Roya Nouhi 239.290.9111 $610,000 Ravenna #102 Kim Rose 239.404.7203 $375,000 St. Raphael #1005 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 p $2,295,000 St. Raphael #1609 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 $1,795,000 704 Hollybriar Lane Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,790,000 7030 Greentree Drive Janet Rathbun 239.860.0012 $1,495,000 708 Heathery Lane Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 $975,000 St. Raphael #11 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 $895,000 507 Bay Villas Lane Jerry Wachowicz 239.777.0741 p $875,000 Crescent #A-32 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 $850,000 504 Bay Villas Lane Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $750,000 Marbella #705 John Hamilton 239.552.5531 $675,000 St. Vincents #15 Amy Atherholt 239.592.6343 $595,000 Lugano #104 John Hamilton 239.552.5531 $525,000 THE DUNES THE GRANDE PRESERVE Grande Phoenician #505 Jenni f er/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 p $965,000 THE DUNES THE GRANDE PRESERVE Grande Geneva #404 Jennif er/Dave Urness 239.594.1700 $925,000 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 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 2104 Mission Drive Dave /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $599,000 ISLAND WALK 5117 Inagua Way Dina L Moon 239.370.1252 $560,000 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 MEDITERRA 16045 Trebbio Way Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $2,399,995 AQUA Aqua #610 John D Amelio 239.961.5996 $1,950,000 AQUA Aqua #605 John D Amelio 239.961.5996 $1,750,000 TWINEAGLES 11864 Hedgestone Court John D Amelio 239.961.5996 $1,725,000 OLDE CYPRESS 2743 Olde Cypress Drive Jane B ond 239.595.9515 p $1,595,000 QUAIL CREEK 4502 Pond Apple Drive North Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,590,000 TIBURON 2718 Medallist Lane Jul ie Rembos 239.595.1809 $1,399,000 QUAIL CREEK 4701 Pond Apple Drive South Kim Rose 239.404.7203 $1,245,000 QUAIL CREEK 12997 Coco Plum Lane Ri ck Marquardt 239.289.4158 $1,244,900 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 783 Brentwood Point Jo hn Hamilton 239.552.5531 $995,000 CROSSINGS 7052 Mill Run Circle L e ah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 p $499,000 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 NORTH NAPLES 4340 Montalvo Court M a ry Catherine White 239.287.2818 $389,000 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY Monterey Villas #10 Dav e /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $269,000 CYPRESS WOODS Laurel Greens #202 Jane B ond 239.595.9515 $218,000

PAGE 45 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. 1394 Great Egret Trail Sam Hei tman 239.537.2018 p $5,895,000 3145 Dahlia Way Lynn Anderson 239.290.6674 $5,795,000 1245 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 $4,795,000 1610 Chinaberry Way Carolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 $4,595,000 1460 Anhinga Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 $4,450,000 1486 Anhinga Pointe Dan Guenther 239.357.8121 $4,295,000 2190 Miramonte Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 p $1,825,000 1504 Marsh Wren Lane Dan Guenther 239.357.8121 $1,725,000 1227 Gordon River Trail Dan Guenther 239.357.8121 $1,500,000 1222 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 $1,300,000 1216 Gordon River Trail Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 $1,100,000 Terra Verde #2452 Carolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 $609,000 Trieste #1506 Dorcas Briscoe 239.860.6985 p $2,495,000 Brighton #303 Carol Gilman 239.404.3253 $2,495,000 Toscana #1603 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 $1,795,000 Toscana #204 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 $1,495,000 Toscana #202 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 $1,225,000 Marquesa #502 Carol Gilman 239.404.3253 $1,195,000 3940 Crayton Road Dorcas Briscoe 239.860.6985 p $795,000 Meridian Club #202 Tess McCarthy 239.207.0118 $749,000 The Savoy #206 Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 $649,900 Terraces #1803 Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 $575,000 Gulfside #103 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 $569,000 Hidden Lake Villas #D-38 Angela R. Allen 239.825.8494 $215,000 Le Parc #704 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 p $1,435,000 Venetian Villas #500 Patrick/Phyllis ODonnell 239.250.3360 $995,000 Terraces #1206 Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 $950,000 Terraces #1706 Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 $875,000 532 Pine Grove Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $850,000 Vistas #1906 Ed Cox/Je Cox 239.860.8806 $799,000 Regent #4N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 p $8,200,000 Regent #7S Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $6,995,000 321 Neapolitan Way Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $5,800,000 308 Neapolitan Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $4,800,000 Provence #402 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.571.5614 $3,395,000 319 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,995,000 Brittany #1606 Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 p $2,495,000 4790 Whispering Pine Way Marty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.4231 $2,225,000 Park Plaza #1704 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $1,999,000 Horizon House #PH-2A Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 $1,750,000 503 Turtle Hatch Lane Vincent Bandelier 239.450.5976 $1,550,000 Le Ceil Venetian Tower #302 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.571.5614 $1,545,000

PAGE 46 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. GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 390 17th Street NW Mar l ene Suarez 239.290.0585 p $499,000 WYNDEMERE 2 Golf Cottage Drive Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $415,000 WYNDEMERE 120 Water Oaks Way Kathry n Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $395,000 NAPLES LAKES COUNTRY CLUB Lake Arrowhead #104 Su san R. Payne 239.777.7209 $299,000 AVIANO Aviano #204 Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $285,000 WYNDEMERE 103 Amblewood Lane Ka thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $260,000 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 Thomas 239.860.7176 $229,900 BIRKSHIRE VILLAGE 1403 Monarch Circle Su san R. Payne 239.777.7209 $220,000 WYNDEMERE Villages #201 Ry an Batey 239.287.9159 $179,000 VINEYARDS Tuscany #1206 Amy Atherholt 239.592.6343 $164,900 ISLES OF CAPRI Tarpon Village Apartments #B-8 Cyn thia Corogin 239.393.6747 $150,000 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 $1,695,000 279 Heron Avenue Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 $600,000 Anchorage #201 Gayle Fawkes 239.250.6051 $545,000 Vanderbilt Palms #204 Pat Callis 239.250.0562 $239,000 LELY RESORT 9101 Shenendoah Circle Hei d i Deen 239.370.5388 p $758,700 WYNDEMERE 212 Via Napoli Ka thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $595,000 WINDSTAR 2217 Paget Circle V. K. Melhado 239.216.6400 $580,000 WYNDEMERE 910 Wyndemere Way Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 239.248.7474 $529,000 LELY RESORT Legacy #404 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $515,000 WATERFRONT IN NAPLES Waterfront In Naples #2174 Linda Ohl er 239.404.6460 $499,900 NAPLES CAY The Seasons #1803 B a rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 p $6,450,000 PINE RIDGE 367 Ridge Drive Ter ri Moellers 239.404.7887 $3,195,000 GOLDEN SHORES 1320 Osprey Avenue Pa trick OConnor 239.293.9411 $2,795,000 LIVINGSTON WOODS 6720 Hunters Road Ba rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $2,350,000 SEAGATE 5115 Starsh Avenue Cheryl Turner 239.250.3311 $2,100,000 PINE RIDGE 600 Ridge Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 $1,199,000 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 3410 3rd Avenue NW Bi l l Duy 239.641.7634 p $995,000 BANYAN WOODS 5000 Rustic Oaks Circle Ca rolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 $995,000 HAMMOCK BAY Lesina #801 Da rlene Roddy 239.404.0685 $949,000 WYNDEMERE 838 Wyndemere Way Kathry n Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $885,000 NAPLES CAY Club at Naples Cay #1102A Dave /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $875,000 WYNDEMERE 126 Edgemere Way South Ka thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $799,000

PAGE 47 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. 8531 Bellagio Drive Lur a Jones 239.370.5340 p $939,000 7656 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $929,000 Menaggio #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $648,500 9112 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $589,000 Montreux #104 ML Meade 239.293.4851 $449,000 Serena #102 ML Meade 239.293.4851 $399,000 Laguna #101 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 p $397,000 Montreux #103 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $359,000 Varenna #101 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $349,500 3835 Cotton Green Path Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $349,000 Marengo #101 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $290,000 8591 Pepper Tree Way Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $282,000 South Seas Tower I #1209 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 p $559,000 651 Inlet Drive Paul Strong 239.404.3280 $499,000 601 Somerset Court Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $425,000 524 Bareld Drive North Angelica Andrews 239.595.7653 $415,000 Admiralty House #606N Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $379,900 Wexford Place #9 Angelica Andrews 239.595.7653 $116,000 1389 Bayport Avenue Roe Tamagni 239.398.1222 p $799,000 1901 Kirk Terrace Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $795,000 Duchess #605 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 $725,000 1131 Vernon Place Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $695,000 Dela Park Place #307 Cullen Shaughnessy 239.248.3978 $694,000 Villa Del Mar #205 Sherrie Pfeer 239.734.0539 $599,000 870 Sea Dune Lane Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 p $3,500,000 1670 Copeland Drive Paul Strong 239.404.3280 $3,495,000 860 Sea Dune Lane Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $3,450,000 851 Eubanks Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $2,700,000 580 Bareld Drive South Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $2,250,000 1167 Bluehill Creek Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $1,750,000 470 Renard Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 p $1,650,000 Dunnfoire #301 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $1,495,000 1221 Stone Court Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 $1,349,500 1230 Stone Court Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 $1,259,000 357 Morning Glory Lane Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 $1,199,500 815 Caribbean Court Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 $1,095,000 SANIBEL 2984 Wulfert Road J a ne Reader Weaver 239.850.9555 p $2,450,000 CAPTIVA 11541 Wightman Lane Ki m Herres 239.233.0252 $1,495,000 SANIBEL 2449 Harbour Lane J a ne Reader Weaver 239.850.9555 $878,000 FORT MYERS 1 Island St epha nie Bissett 239.292.3707 $749,000 FORT MYERS BEACH Island Reef Club #103 St epha nie Bissett 239.292.3707 $380,000 CAPE CORAL 5227 27th Place SW St epha nie Bissett 239.292.3707 $269,900


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Moorings Park is a nationally accredited, non-prot, Medicare certied community and the only A+ S&P and Fitch rated continuing care retirement community in the country. All dimensions, specications and prices are subject to change without notice. All images are conceptual renderings and developer reserves the right to make modications without prior notice. 2406 Grey Oaks Drive North Naples, Florida 34105 239.919.1711 Please Join us for an Informational Luncheon December 3rd at 11:30 amEverglades Room Grey Oaks Country Club 2406 Grey Oaks Drive NorthRSVP by November 27th by calling 239.919.1711 or online at Learn about Moorings Park at Grey Oaks Featuring3,000 sq. ft. 2 BR + Den, 2 BA ResidencesPrices from $1.1 Million 90% Refundable Entrance Fees Grey Oaks Sports Membership Included BUY TODAYthenlive it up tomorrow 11571 Verandah Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33905 888-431-8006Directions: From I-75 take Exit 141. Right on Palm Beach Boulevard for 2 miles to Verandah.*Offer valid on all inventory homes closed on or before December 31, 2013. Purchase one of our ready now homes by December 31st and get a free pool!*Purchase one of our inventory homes today and well give you a free pool for endless hours of fun and relaxation. Kolter Homes at Verandah features spacious, open oor plans of 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms starting from the $200s. Each nestled among the quiet, serene setting of Verandah including 36 holes of championship golf, miles of walking trails, riverside clubhouse and more. But hurry, buy today so you can live it up tomorrow. New single-family homes from the mid $200s. Estate homes from the $600s.


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PAVIA WINDSOR #1 | 4 bed/4.5 bath | 4,155 sq. ft. | $1,019,990 LIPARI GENE VA #24 | 4 bed/4.5 bath | 3,597 sq. ft. | $829,990 SOLDSINGLE FAMILY ESTATE HOMES BUONASERA PONTE VEDRA II #3 | 4 bed/4.5 bath | 3,490 sq. ft. $1,235,065 PENDINGCELLINI RIVIERA II #4 | 4 bed/4.5 bath | 3,203 sq. ft. | $1,155,423 From the $300s Naples 239.514.2706From the $400s Naples 239.687.2264 Includes $15,000 T owards Options & Upgrades Plus Full Golf Membership From the $600s to over $2 million Naples 239.249.6210Includes a $15,000 Social Membership to the Club & Spa at Fiddlers Creek and up to $20,000 Towards Options SGA O S From the $700s to over $7 million Naples 239.592.1010 SINGLE F A A M M ILYH O M From the $800s Naples 239.949.8989 From the $700s Naples 239.249.6220 SINGLEFAMIL Y Y E E S S TA NGLEFAMIL S IN From the $200s to over $1 million Naples 239.793.2100 From the $160s Ft. Myers 239.425.6777COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR 8 YEARS IN A ROW! COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR 6 YEARS IN A ROW!




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Illustrated PropertiesJoanne 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. $525,000 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 PENDING PENDING


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB28 REAL ESTATE NOV. 21-27, 2013 www.JackiStrategos.comJacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro239-370-1222JStrategos@att.netRichard Droste Deerwood Villas $224,900Spacious unit with 2BR/2 BA + loft. Large eat in kitchen, spacious, high ceilings. FLORIDA LIFESTYLE VIEWSGreat family home w/super kitchen owing into a large family room. Villa Court (Cul-de-sac) SUPER LANAILarge home, super curb appeal with a great oor plan. Outstanding views.8998 Lely Island Circle $644,900 3 CAR GARAGE8998 Lely Island Circle Lely Resort REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSLena White has been named vice president of marketing for Premier Sothebys International Realty. The company has 525 associates throughout 19 offices along the Gulf Coast. Ms. White will oversee all aspects of the companys marketing divisions, including advertising, communications, creative design and strategic planning. She will also focus on marketing initiatives for new development projects for The Lutgert C ompanies, Premier Sothebys International Realtys parent company. Previously with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate and Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT, Ms. White served as the firms statewide marketing manager and its international and luxury markets manager. She was instrumental in the redesign and development of the companys luxury division throughout the Florida, Dallas-Fort Worth and Atlanta markets. She also directed the creation of the firms international division through education and marketing support for associates to accommodate the growing needs of foreign nationals purchasing real estate. A licensed sales associate with Graduate of Realtors Institute designation, she has been recognized among the Whos Who in Luxury Real Estate and is a member of FIABCI, a business club of real estate professionals in 60 countries.Timothy Savage and Andrew Arreola of the Gulf Coast International Properties Old Naples office, and Bob Melvin, broker associate of the GCIP office in Boca Grande, attended the Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, in Atlanta. Mr. Arreola received the Significant Sales Award for selling an Aqualane Shores beachfront home for $16.465 million. Friley Saucier of Premier Sothebys International Realty joined more than 100 top real estate professionals serving the upscale residential market who converged last month at The Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle for the Institute for Luxury Home Marketings annual Leaders in Luxury conference. The invitation-only educational and networking event was designed for real estate professionals who handle million and multi-million dollar homes and estates. Top producers for October in the Park Shore office of Royal Shell Real Estate were: The Boeglin Team, top listing producers team; Meli Chelon-Gumma, top listing producer individual; Treasure My Home Team, top sales producer team; and Kathy Mahoney, top sales producer individual. Jenna Kowalcyzk has been named design center manager at WCI Communities to manage and oversee activities at WCIs three regional design centers where homeowners make design selections for their new homes. She will also be responsible for managing trade partners and product selections. A graduate of the University of Florida, Ms. Kowalcyzk most recently was a marketing coordinator with a south Florida homebuilder. She brings eight years of sales and marketing expertise to her new position. White Nestled within a pristine natural setting just minutes from Downtown Naples, Floridas preeminent homebuilder is creating a colorful update of classic coastal living. Inspired by the timeless architecture and traditions of Old Naples, elegant new Minto homes will overlook miles of scenic kayak and biking trails. With over half its 2,400 acres dedicated to lakes, nature preserves and natural habitat, outdoor-inspired amenities will complete an extraordinary new community where the magic of Old Naples and Mother Nature still coexist. Schedule Your Tour Of Our New Discovery Sales Center Today! Luxury Single Family and Coach Homes Open January 2014 Inspired by nature... imagined by Minto. On the south shore of Naples Bay A setting only nature could create. 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WEEK OF NOV. 21-27, 2013 B29 NABOR report shows signs of a strong season SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Overall closed sales for homes over $300,000 continued to climb with doubledigit activity in October, while overall days on the market decreased 37 percent, according to a report released by the Naples Area Board of Realtors. NABOR tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island). The Naples area housing markets October 2013 Southwest Florida MLS statistics also show an 18 percent decrease in inventory overall, with a 25 percent decrease in inventory in the $300,000 and below price category. The overall median closed price has neutralized in the $300,000 and above category, which demonstrates stability in the middle of the market, says John Steinwand of Naples Realty Services. In the $300,000$500,000 category, the overall median closed price has increased only 1 percent, from $375,000 for the 12 months ending October 2012 to $377,000 for the 12 months ending October 2013, the report indicates. The overall median closed price has seen no change in the $500,000 to $1 million category and only a 2 percent increase in the $1 million to $2 million category, from $1.35 million to $1.375 million, in the same 12-month period.The only segment of the market that has seen a marked increase in overall median closed price is the $300,000 and below price segment, which increased 14 percent from $140,000 to $160,000. Median closed prices in both the single-family and condo market in the $300,000 and below category have contributed equally to this increase in overall median closed price. The median closed price for single-family homes under $300,000 increased 18 percent, from $147,000 to $173,000; the median closed price for condominiums in this category increased 13 percent, from $135,000 to $152,000.The ingredients are in place to drive prices up this season, says Mike Hughes, vice president and general manager of Downing-Frye Realty. Savvy sellers are in a good position to benefit from the reduced inventory and increased demand. View the entire report at Prices, terms and availability subject to change without notice. *$8,000 closing cost paid by builder is contingent upon buyer closing a loan with builder approved lender and title company and is subject to limits. Financing example is based on a sales price of $212,990 with a 0% down payment with a minimum credit score of 640. Mortgage is a USDA 30 year xed rate loan in the amount of $217,428 (including nanced upfront mortgage insurance premium) with an interest rate of 4.250% (4.507% APR) a nd monthly payments of $1,529.11. Monthly principal and interest, taxes, HOA dues,mortgage insurance and hazard insurance are included in the above payments. Interest rates, payme nts, terms and availability of this loan program, and the sales price, are examples only and are subject to change without notice and 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 Eagle Mortgage Co. License Number: NMLS#167191.Take Immokalee Rd east, turn right onto Oil Well Rd, turn left into Ave Maria. Maple Ridge Lennar Pulte Homes Del Webb Naples 5076 Annunciation Circle #104, Ave Maria, FL 34142 239-352-3903 AveMaria.comModels Open Daily Sneak Peek Model Event This Sat. & Sun. Now Open. 4 New Models.Our door is wide open. Looking for new homes priced from the mid $100s? And you thought it couldnt be true. 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 overlooking lakes, preserves, the golf course or our Town Center. All located in a great new community with onsite water park, championship golf course, lakes, parks, 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 low, low prices, remember the door at Ave Maria is always open. Homes for just $1,500* a month! Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$3195*PER YEAR*Rates are based on standard rate postage. A one-year in-county subscription will cost $31.95 to cover shipping and handling. Call for out-of-county and out-of-state postage and pricing options. Subscribe online at or Call 239.325.1960

PAGE 62 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB30 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 REAL ESTATE ROUNDUP The first four models in Maple Ridge at Ave Maria make their debut Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23-24. The models, which will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both days, feature some of the latest trends in homes, such as rock wall swimming pools and sport courts. Ten floor plans are available for homeowners in Maples Ridge. The first four models to open are part of the Captiva Garden Collection. The Almanor has three bedrooms and 2 baths in a total of 2,569 square feet; pricing begins at $212,990. The Bristol has three bedrooms and baths in 3,000 square feet, with pricing from $240,990. The Caples is a two-story design with three bedrooms and baths in 3,614 total square feet; pricing begins at $268,990. Another two-story home, the Danby has four bedrooms and a loft, three baths and a three-car garage in 4,228 square feet; pricing is from $294,990. For more information about Maple Ridge, call 300-5153 or visit www.MapleRidgeFL. com or Gulfshore Homes has completed building No. 4 in the Ravenna neighborhood of Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. All six of the buildings condominium residences are occupied, according to Steve Watt, president of the Bonita Springs-based builder. The residences were priced from the $600,000s to the $800,000s. There are two condominiums per floor, with first-floor homes having two bedrooms and three baths and secondand third-floor homes having three bedrooms and three baths. Each home includes a two-car garage and an elevator. For sales information about Gulfshore Homes in Ravenna, call the Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club sales center at 425-2340 or visit The Creek Course at Fiddlers Creek has been ranked among Golfweek Magazines Top 100 residential golf courses in the United States for the ninth year. 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Its three bedrooms, four baths and a study are situated around a family room; there also is a formal living and a second-floor bonus room with wet bar and bath. The model also has the pool/spa package and a summer kitchen. Base price of the Laurel is $712,990. The new inventory home is priced at $899,365. Runaway Bay is a village of 98 single-family homes along The Creek Golf Course in Fiddlers Creek. The entrance to Fiddlers Creek is off Collier Boulevard between Naples and Marco Island. For more information, call 732-9300 or visit The Club at Mediterra has been named one of Americas Healthiest Clubs, ranking it among the top 10 percent of private clubs for its commitment to fitness and wellness for members and staff. Mediterra now qualifies for inclusion as one of 2013s Top 100 Healthiest Clubs in the country. 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PAGE 64 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB32 BUSINESS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 NETWORKINGGrand opening celebration at The Terraces in Bonita Springs Premier Plus Realty hosts its annual trade show Like us on / NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area events t han 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 COURTESY PHOTOS Doran Bouchard and Eric Gallus Ashley Johnson and Lauren Canterna Valerie Relay and Von Demosthenes Doug Potts, Rebekah Sidener and JoAnn Burns Doug Potts, Ross Dickmann and Troy Hart Gloria Kennedy and Dr. Andrew Oakes-Lottridge Jamie Berkovitz and Michelle Krumm Jeanne Beaulieu and Maureen Oravec Jimmy Underwood and Erik Eaton Lisa Dolan, Jamie Fox and Lori Priselac Kelly Gregory, Kerri Pyne, Jimmy Underwood, Michelle Krumm and Kim Kane Sharon Hutson, Maureen Oravec, Brett Dalziel, Shaun Miller and LeAnna Bates Cheri Piglia, Dawn Legan, Lisa Nakfoor, Ginny Curran, Stephanie Theberge and Sam Munn Jeanne Peters and John Burton Madeline Gallus Marlo Rimes and Yasmine Awad




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>$300,0001 COCONUT POINT RAPALLO 22311 Piazza Doria Lane #204 $308,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jerry Feldstein 239.908.14002 BONITA BAY WEDGEWOOD 26930 Wedgewood Drive #201 $329,000 PSIR Ginger Lickley/Carol Johnson 239.860.46613 THE MOORINGS PALM BAY VILLAS 1950 Gulf Shore Blvd. North #209 $359,000 PSIR Patricia Bucalo 239.248.06944 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD CYPRESS HAMMOCK 9560 Cypress Hammock Circle #102 $379,000 PSIR Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210>$400,0005 PELICAN LANDING LAKEMONT 3761 Catbier Lane $449,000 PSIR John Coburn 239.825.34646 COPPERLEAF AT THE BROOKS 23531 Copperleaf Blvd. $469,000 Engel and Vlkers Thomas Ostrander 860.304.1037 Saturday 1-4pm & Sunday 1-4pm7 BONITA BAY MONTARA 3352 Montara Drive $490,000 PSIR Cathy Lieberman/Cindy Reiff 239.777.24418 MERCATO THE STRADA 9123 Strada Place From $498,500 PSIR Call 239.594.9400 Open Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm & Sunday 12-8pm>$500,0009 PELICAN LANDING PINEWATER PLACE 25015 Pinewater Cove Lane $534,900 PSIR William Charbonneau 239.860.6868>$600,00010 WINDSTAR 2145 Paget Circle $619,900 PSIR V.K. Melhado 239.216.640011 MEDITERRA MONTEROSSO 15508 Monterosso Lane #202 $659,000 Amerivest Realty Joyce Etchison 239.860.165012 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT BAY 10482 Gulfshore Drive #211 $695,000 PSIR Pat Callis 239.250.056213 TIBURON BOLERO 2642 Bolero Drive #503 $699,000 PSIR Susie Culp 239.290.900014 INDIGO PRESERVE 14681 Beaufort Circle $699,900 PSIR Sherrie Pfeffer 239.734.0539>$700,00015 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $799,000 PSIR Call 239.594.1700 Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm>$800,00016 THE COLONY AT PELICAN LANDING 23850 Via Italia Circle, Unit #1105 $825,000 Engel and Vlkers Thomas Ostrander 860.304.103717 THE COLONY AT PELICAN LANDING 23850 Via Italia Circle, Unit #1702 $859,000 Engel and Vlkers Thomas Ostrander 860.304.103718 FIDDLERS CREEK MAHOGANY BEND 3812 Mahogany Bend Drive $899,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176>$900,00019 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 213 Charleston Court $970,000 PSIR Fern Ritacca 847.361.3376>$1,000,00020 NAPLES BAY RESORT 1540 5th Ave S., #D305 $1,150,000 John R Wood, Realtors Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009721 OLD NAPLES BAYFRONT 451 Bayfront Place # 5511 $1,175,000 PSIR Jane Bond 239.595.951522 PELICAN MARSH GRANDE ISLE 1009 Grand Isle Drive $1,275,000 PSIR Terri Moellers 239.404.788723 BONITA BAY TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive From $1,306,000 PSIR Call 239.495.1105 Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm24 PINE RIDGE 23 Banyan Road $1,350,000 PSIR Susan Payne 239.777.720925 LUCARNO AT MEDITERRA 16642 Cortona Lane $1,479,000 John R Wood, Realtors Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009726 PELICAN BAY BARRINGTON 7030 Greentree Drive $1,495,000 PSIR Mark Maran 239.777.330127 QUAIL WEST 6524 Highcroft Drive $1,499,000 Premier Property Management Gordy Henke 239.272.795428 MEDITERRA CELEBRITA 16473 Celebrita Ct. $1,499,000 Amerivest Realty Dave Stewart 239.450.696929 MEDITERRA CELLINI 16535 Cellini Lane $1,599,000 Amerivest Realty David Auston 239.273.137630 OLD NAPLES VILLAS AMALFI 285 2nd Avenue South #103 $1,695,000 PSIR Marty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.423131 PELICAN MARSH TERRABELLA 9033 Terranova Drive $1,775,000 PSIR Jeannie McGearty 239.248.433332 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY WOODS 704 Hollybriar Lane $1,790,000 PSIR Janice Fonda 239.595.8500>$2,000,00033 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $2,049,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm34 BONITA BEACH 27390 Hickory Blvd. $2,495,000 Engel and Vlkers George Safrany 239.908.7826 Saturday 1-4pm35 BONITA BEACH 27390 Hickory Blvd. $2,495,000 Engel and Vlkers George Safrany 239.908.782636 QUAIL WEST 6320 Burnham Road $2,775,000 John R Wood, Realtors Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009737 BANYAN ISLAND AT GREY OAKS 1659 Chinaberry Court $2,795,000 John R Wood, Realtors Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$3,000,00038 AQUALANE SHORES 533 15th Avenue South $3,495,000 PSIR Sarah Theiss 239.269.030039 THE MOORINGS 1831 Crayton Road $3,995,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939>$5,000,00040 GREY OAKS ISLE ROYALE 2133 Canna Court $5,200,000 PSIR Jutta V. Lopez 239.571.5339>$7,000,00041 PORT ROYAL 775 Galleon Drive $7,995,000 PSIR Rick Marquardt 239.289.4158 Florida Weeklys Open NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB34 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 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 37 38 39 40 41


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Winners of the United Arts Council of Collier Countys Stars in the Arts awards for 2014 are: Linda Cummings, Mally Khorasantchi, Megan McCombs, Jon and Sonja Laidig, the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida and Naples Botanical Garden. The UAC introduced the awards eight years ago to recognize individuals and organizations for leadership in the arts. Nominations are accepted from the public, and this year, 39 were received. Each years selection committee consists of past Stars in the Arts winners and proponents of the local arts community. The 2014 Stars in the Arts winners will be honored at a luncheon Friday, March 7, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. Heres a bit more about each of them: A true champion for the arts in our schools, Ms. Cummings serves as the fine arts coordinator for Collier County Public Schools. Before joining CCPS 10 years ago, she worked for the Bonita Springs Art League and taught school in Minnesota for 13 years. A former Minnesota Middle School Art Teacher of the Year, she has initiated numerous collaborations in music and art between CCPS and nonprofit arts groups. She oversees annual student art shows and honors concerts for band, orchestra and chorus. Upon her retirement in May, she will A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 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 The real thingTheater critic Nancy Stetson says Gulfshore Playhouses Something Intangible is sheer genius. C8 Welcome back!A luncheon of the WCA, and more fun around town. C26-29 A troubled bridgeBook critic Phil Jason reviews the true story of Tampa Bays signature skyway. C12 OUR TOWN IS THE MOST MALIGNED and magnificent of American plays, director Michael Scanlan says. Hes in the midst of rehearsals for The Naples Players production of the classic, which run Nov. 27-Dec. 21 at the Sugden Community Theatre. Its maligned because we were all forced to read it as sophomores in American literature in high school, he explains. It doesnt read well. Its a play that exists only in performance. Playwright Thornton Wilder won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Our Town in 1938. Its probably one of the most performed works in the American canon, Mr. Scanlan is anything but dated and stuffyBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ SEE OUR TOWN, C4 SEE STARS, C20 Newest Stars put their shine on the arts COURTESY PHOTOBrigid Wallace and Michael Frank as Emily Webb and George Gibbs in rehearsal for Our Town by The Naples Players. TOWN OURSet in the 1900s,SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________


SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSWith apologies to my writing workshop partnerTo the young man I met at the Sanibel Island Writers Conference: My apologies. I should have known better. When the presenter at one of the workshops said we would try a short writing exercise, I should have known we wouldnt keep it to ourselves. But before I knew it, she had set the timer and said, Go. Without thinking, I started to write. The thing about my writing lately is that it has been a little, shall we say, salacious. Im in between big projects, just off a two-year bookwriting binge that took all of my time and most of my sanity. Im only now pulling my head out of that sand. When I do write, I seem to be circling the same few topics. They are all it should come as no surprise filthy. Its just a phase youre going through, a writer friend said to reassure me. A wildness. That wildness came out at the conference, in the auditorium at BIG ARTS on Sanibel. For 10 minutes, I wrote my nowfamiliar smut. Nothing new, nothing alarming, just the same topics Ive been working over for weeks. The alarming part came after the presenter announced time was up. Go ahead and share what youve written with the person next to you, she said. Do what? I looked around the room. Everyone else had already partnered up, so that I was alone in that writerly sea with a man young enough and cute enough to make me blush. He turned around and passed his notebook to me. I started to say something about my piece not being ready, that I wasnt comfortable sharing it, but I glanced down at the page he had written and I could see right away that it was a brave, bold piece of writing. He launched into family secrets of abuse and alcoholism from the first line. He probably wasnt old enough to buy a drink and still he was willing to share this powerful material with a stranger. And I was going to sit there and not hand over mine? No way. So I gave him my notebook. It took him forever to read it. Not only am I a smutty writer, but Im also a fast writer. I had filled an entire page. When he finally finished, he looked up and said, This is good. I smiled sheepishly and thanked him, turning red all the way to my hot little ears. When the class ended, I thought to lean forward and put a hand on his shoulder, that I might tell him I was sorry he had to read what I wrote, that I never intended for it to be seen, but he left before I had a chance to say anything. I started to put my notebook away and I paused to glance over the first few lines of what I had written. Maybe it wasnt so bad after all. Actually, it was worse. Where that kind of lasciviousness came from, I cant say. But I had written it. And that kid had read it and then he had run, terrified, from the auditorium. And for that I am sorry. o f a b T T a NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 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 72 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 says but often for all the wrong reasons. For years, everybody who didnt have a budget did it, he says. It has no sets, so its very easy to produce, in one sense. But its a difficult play to do well. Many of us have seen bad productions of Our Town. I think its mostly because people think its easy to produce, but I think its very complicated. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies thinks so highly of the play that every year he has his students at Yale University read it. He considers it one of his pleasures in teaching. Many of his students, Mr. Margulies says, have sort of disparaging things to say about the play, based on having seen very poor or primitive depictions of it when they were growing up. They have quaint notions of it being like a Norman Rockwell painting, but its much darker and existential. I think when they look at it again and see where it fits into American drama, and realize it was written in 1937, (they change their minds). In his essay that acts as a foreword for the HarperPerennial Modern Classics edition of Our Town, Mr. Margulies calls it possibly the great American play. He confesses he didnt like the play all that much until he saw a 1988 Lincoln Center production, directed by Gregory Moser and starring Spalding Gray as the Stage Manager. I was so mesmerized by its subversive power, so warmed by its wisdom, so shattered by its third act, that I couldnt believe it was the same play I thought I had known since childhood, he writes. Its a work of art, he says. Wilder was trying theatrical devices that had not been used in American drama before. Its an artistic milestone in modern American drama. Mr. Wilders stage instructions begin:No curtain. No scenery. The audience, arriving, sees an empty stage in half-light.Mr. Scanlans theater history teacher at the University of Kentucky, Wally Briggs, attended the opening night performance of Our Town. He said people absolutely gasped in the beginning, because before then, no one had ever showed a theater stage, he recalls. It was always a set: a living room, a dining room. A play was always highly produced. All of a sudden, theres an empty stage, a back wall with a couple ladders. Mr. Wilder also opens the play with a character referred to as the Stage Manager, who directly addresses the audience. He says, This play was written by Thornton Wilder, he says. Its clear from the beginning its a play. Nobody tries to fool you into thinking its anything else. When Our Town first opened, 75 years ago, the idea of an actor speaking directly to the audience and narrating was shocking. The structure is completely radical, Mr. Scanlan says. The centerpiece is not a problem that needs to be resolved. In Oedipus Rex, Hamlet (and all other plays), theres always a problem. But in Our Town, there are no problems that need to be resolved. (Instead) its an experience for the audience to go through. Its the most challenging play to produce in the American canon, he adds, because theres no one to hook your hopes on, no suspense in whats going to happen. The Stage Manager tells you in the beginning whos going to die, and when. Theres no suspense. Its all about building a world and inviting the audience into that world. The best theater, he says, is when the audience feels a part of the world. A lot of times, the audience is just observing the world (thats on the stage). If you can get them participating in that world, thats where the catharsis comes in, the identification. Our Town is a great opportunity for the audience to identify with the action of the play, because theres not that separation between audience and actors thats kind of built into the structure of a lot of plays.Birth, death and in-betweenOur Town is about community. Because the audience plays a central role in the reason why the play exists, Mr. Scanlans production for The Naples Players stresses communication back and forth from the stage to the audience and vice versa. For example, theres congregational singing we ask the audience to join in on, the director says. We use hymns to involve the audience. We have the audience help us make the sound effects. We want the audience to feel that they are part of the production, they are part of the town, and part of the community that is Our Town. He cast 25 people for the show, all with varying degrees of experience. The cast and design staff have become a community themselves, he says, with the more experienced actors helping those who are less so. Mr. Scanlan has noticed that the young people in the cast cant resist watching the scenes between the two young lovers, Emily and George, even though its nothing like what relationships are like today, he says. When they hold hands its the tiniest touch that is so exciting. In that way, its so different. And theres something magical about the love between those people, and the love between the families. The young people get it. You wouldnt think they would. More mature people relate to the plays depiction of the life cycle: birth, marriage, death. Mr. Scanlan compares it to looking at a painting and seeing one thing when youre 20, and another thing when youre 60. Beginning with a birth and ending with a death, the play is the whole arc of life, he says. We have birth and marriage and we have death the whole of human experience, in two hours and three acts. The death in Our Town is that of a young woman in childbirth. Mr. Scanlan describes Mr. Wilders handling of it as magnificent. Theres the kind of comfort that death is just the next step, he says. Death is seen as something you have to relax into. Its a letting go of those things that keep you from relaxing into it. Because its set in the early 1900s, some people tend to think of Our Town as a stuffy, old-fashioned and dated play. Not so, Mr. Scanlan insists. Thornton Wilder is a brilliant writer, and this is a very special play, he says. Its asking us to look at life and see life as it is, and as we very rarely recognize, in its beautiful, complicated detail. We want to disabuse anybody of thinking its a dead, old-fashioned play. Its not. Its not dead. Its not old-fashioned. Its very contemporary and very exciting. Its so strange, and so radical in so many ways. OUR TOWNFrom page 1SCANLAN COURTESY PHOTOSMr. Webb, played by Greg White, converses with George Gibbs, portrayed by Michael Frank, in Our Town, performed by The Naples Players at Sugden Community Theatre. Sharon True as Mrs. Webb consoles her on-stage daughter, Emily Webb, played by Brigid Wallace in Our Town, performed by The Naples Players at Sugden Community Theatre. Our Town>> Who: The Naples Players >> When: Nov. 27-Dec. 21 >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre >> Cost: $35 >> Info: 263-7990 or


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Theater Something Intangible Through Nov. 24 by Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center. 261-7529 or See review on page C8.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. Absalom Through Nov. 24 by The Marco Players at The Marco Players Theater. 642-7270 or Our Town By The Naples Players Nov. 27-Dec. 21 on the main stage at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or See story on page C1. Collected Stories Through Dec. 7 by Florida Repertory Theatre in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, Fort Myers. 332-4488 or Away in the Basement: A Church Basement Ladies Christmas through Dec. 25 at the Off Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. $28-$49. 278-4422 or 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 Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune By Laboratory Theater of Florida through Nov. 23 at 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or Thursday, Nov. 21 Oh, La, La Learn about insider French culinary/wine tours hosted by Lisa and Philippe Boet when the couple present their 2014 itineraries at their Chez Boet restaurant at 3 p.m. 595-7002 or Exotic Autos The Exotic Car Owners Club of Southwest Florida partners with BB&T Wealth for the Wish Drive 2013 benefiting Make-A-Wish at 4 p.m. at Capital Grille at Mercato. More than 20 rare and exotic high-end cars will be on display. 405-0529 or www. Latte Time The public is invited to Lattes, Libations and Local Delights, the grand opening of Floridas flagship Second Cup, from 5-7 p.m. at Mercato. The Canadian-based coffee shop will serve complimentary coffee and desserts from Mitchs Cookies and Mikkelsons Pastries. E-mail secondcuprsvp@ to RSVP. Grand Opening T-Michaels Steak & Lobster (formerly Cloydes) celebrates its grand opening with complimentary champagne and hors doeuvres from 5-8 p.m. 4050 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. 261-0622 or Corner Chef Kristina San Filippo of The Good Life hosts a class in Thanksgiving Favorites with a TWIST from 6-8 p.m. $60. 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 514-4663 or Tunes Lynn Carol tickles the ivories at Capers Kitchen & Bar from 6-9 p.m. tonight, Friday and Wednesday. 2460 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 431-7138. Wine Dinner Artichoke & Company and Paul Hobbs Winery host a wine dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. $79.75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. 1410 Rail Head Blvd. 263-6979 or www. Auction The Naples American Association of Zoo Keepers hosts the third annual Wild Tracks Art Auction at the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens from 7-10 p.m. $20 per person includes two drinks and appetizers. Proceeds benefit the Lemur Conservation Foundation. (508) 737-4889 or e-mail Go for Baroque The Bach Ensemble presents Highlights of the French Baroque at 7 p.m. at St. Marks Episcopal Church on Marco Island. Young singer Andrew Meyers, 8. and violist Cassie Drake, 15, will be featured. 732-1055 or Last Laugh The Old Naples Comedy Club hosts Preacher Lawson at 8:30 p.m. tonight through Nov. 23. $15. 1100 Sixth Ave. S. Funny Guy J Chris Newberg takes the stage tonight through Nov. 24 at the Off the Hook Comedy Club, Marco Island. 389-6901 or Friday, Nov. 22 Wine Tasting Naples Wine Collection hosts a Champagne tasting from 5-7 p.m. this evening. 2367 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 513-0095. Pigs in Paradise Seminole Casino Immokalee hosts its third annual barbecue festival with live music, pig races, an art show, motorcycle rally and more starting at 3 p.m. today through Nov. 24. Country star Josh Turner performs at 6 p.m. Nov. 24. (800) 218-0007 or www. Date Night Sur La Table in Mercato holds a couples cooking class focusing on spicy Latin American cuisine at 6 p.m. $69 per person. (800) 2430852 or Tunes Larry Moss performs from 6-9 p.m. at Capers Kitchen & Bar. 2460 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 431-7138.See You at Stans One Love Duo performs from 6-10 p.m. at Stans Idle Hour on Marco Island. 394-3041 or Live Tunes Porkys Restaurant & Lounge presents Rockin Horse from 8-11 p.m. 701 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island. 394-8727 or Saturday, Nov. 23 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. For the Birds Naples Botanical Garden presents a walk and talk all about birds with Bill Overton from 7:30-10 a.m. $8 for Garden members, $12 for others. 643-7275 or Go Hawkeyes The Naples Iowa Club meets at Weekend Willies at noon to cheer on the Hawkeyes against Michigan. 5310 Shirley St. Naples. Home Tavira at Bonita Bay hosts the 2013 ASID Holiday Home event. Festive interiors by designers from the local American Society of Interior Designer chapter will be on display from 1-5 p.m. 4851 Bonita Bay Blvd., Bonita Springs. 498-6656 or Tunes The Raiford Starke band performs at Joanies Blue Crab Caf from 2-5 p.m. today and Nov. 24. 39395 Tamiami Trail E. 695-2682 or Violin Recital The FGCU Bower School of Music presents a violin recital by senior Kirsten Trembley at 3 p.m. 10501 FGCU Blvd. S. (click on concerts).Music Carnival First United Methodist Church hosts A Musical Carnival at 3 p.m. Free. 388 First Ave. S. 262-1033.It Takes Two Pablo Repun Tango hosts a beginners class from 7-8 p.m. and Milogna from 8-11 p.m. $15 per person. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or Bluesy Tunes Little Eddy & the Fat Fingers perform from 8-11 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Sunday, Nov. 24 Little Bar Jam The Raiford Starke band performs at 2 p.m. at the Little Bar Restaurant in Goodland on Marco Island. 394-5663 or NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO CATERING FOR ALL EVENTS Professional Chefs Exhibition Cooking Business and Residential CATERING Photographer John Brady, above, presents How to Take Great Photos of Orchids when the Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance meets on Nov. 21 at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a one-hour, cash-only sale of orchid plants from private collections, orchid artwork and orchid novelty items. All are welcome. For more information, call 498-9741 or visit www. Seminole Casino Immokalee hosts its third annual Pigs in Paradise barbecue festival with live music, pig races, an art show, motorcycle rally and more starting at 3 p.m. today through Nov. 24. Country star Josh Turner, above, performs at 6 p.m. Nov. 24. (800) 218-0007 or www.


Foreign Film The Renaissance Academy of FGCU hosts a screening and discussion of Dirty Pretty Things (UK, 2002) from 1-4 p.m. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Pre-registration strongly suggested. Big Band The Music Makers Big Band Show takes place from 2-4 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. today. Free. 594-5141 or www.fifthavenuesouth. com.Sing-Along Messiah Voices of Naples community chorus presents the 11th annual Sing-Along Messiah at 3 p.m. at Naples United Church of Christ. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 5200 Crayton Road. 455-2582 or by Side Members of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra play alongside the full orchestra in the seasons first Side by Side concert at 7 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www. 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. 25 Nuts for Napa! Decanted Wines hosts a wine tasting featuring wines from Napa from 5-7 p.m. $15 per person. Reservations required. 434-1814 or www. Jam Jebry and her jazz friends perform from 6-9 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928.Movie Night The Center for the Arts Bonita Springs presents a screening and discussion of The Kid with a Bike beginning at 7 p.m. $9. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or Tuesday, Nov. 26 Sing Along Its karaoke night from 9 p.m. to midnight at South Street City Oven Bar & Grill. 1410 Pine Ridge Rd. 435-9333 or Wednesday, Nov. 27 Farm City BBQ A decades-old tradition continues when the Farm City BBQ takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Naples Municipal Airport. See story on page A19. Coming up Turkey & Tunes Jebry puts on a special Jazz Jam for the holiday from 3-6 p.m. Nov. 28 at Freds Food, Fun and Spirits. Freds will offer a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all of the trimmings. 431-7928. Gobbler Dash The Village on Venetian Bay hosts the Gobble Gobble Four Miler walk or run and Lil Gobbler Dash for children starting at 7:35 a.m. Nov. 28. Participants in Thanksgiving attire will receive a special gift. www. Tree Lighting The Village on Venetian Bay holds its annual tree lighting from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 29 with music, face painting, photos with Santa and more. Last Laugh The Old Naples Comedy Club hosts BJ Odom Comedy & Magic at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 29-30. $15 per person. 1100 Sixth Ave. S. Nutcracker Ballet Miami City Ballet performs George Balanchines The Nutcracker at 2 and 8 p. m. Nov. 30 and at 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Up the Band The Naples Concert Band presents a free concert beginning at 2 p.m. Dec. 1 in the band shell at Cambier Park. The program includes a selection of Chanukah and Christmas tunes. Alive Art Alliance Naples in the Naples Art District (north of Pine Ridge Road and west of Airport-Pulling Road) invites the public to enjoy artist demonstrations and more from 5-8 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 821-1061. Dancing Under the Stars Top dance instructors from Arthur Murray Dance Studios of Naples teach new dance techniques under the stars at Mercato from 6-9 p.m. Dec. 4. www. Music at Mercato Mercato hosts a free concert with the soulful blues and rock n roll sounds of Victor Wainwright from 6-9 p.m. Dec. 5. www. Grandmas Christmas Goose By Compton & Bennett at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits Dec. 5, 12 and 19. $39.95 per person. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or Champagne Tasting Tonys Off Third hosts its 15th annual Champagne & Sparkler Tasting from 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 6. $28. 1300 Third St. S. 262-7999 or Cool Cruisers Admire vintage autos when the Cool Cruiser Car Club rumbles in to Ave Maria for the Celebration of Lights from 5-9 p.m. Dec. 6. www. Winning Plays Etc Readers Theatre of The Naples Players presents readings of its 10th annual New Play Contest winners at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. $10. 263-7990 or www. Breakfast with Santa The Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples hosts breakfast with Santa from 9-10:30 a.m. Dec. 7-8. Reservations required. 2601600 or e-mail Jazz on the Green Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center and Edison State College present a free concert by the Danny Sinoff Quartet from 2-4 p.m. Dec. 8 on the green behind Building M at ESC. 7007 Lely Cultural Parkway. 775-2800 or www. Holiday Rock-n-Roll JT Musical Productions presents Johnny Ts Holiday Rock-n-Roll Review starring Terry Johnson & The Flamingos at 6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Sugden Community Theatre. $45. 263-7990. Artist Party The Artists Gallery on Marco Island hosts Its a Holly Jolly Artists Party showcasing works by local artists from 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 11. 784-4436 or Submit calendar listings and high-resolution photos to events@floridaweekly. com. E-mail text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of fliers. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon Sunday. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GONAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 Open Daily 9-5:30239-313-821318500 St. Rd. 31 Alva Fl 33920 Follow us on facebook for everyday updates on whats available. Home of the WORLDS LARGEST Strawberr y Man! We are picking Dragon fruit, Zucchini, Squash, Cucumbers, Okra and Tomatoes! We now have open the only gem and fossil mining in SWFL. NOW SELLING HORSE HAY T&A 50/50, O&A 50/50 & O&A75/25 THE NEW ADDITION AND BAKERY ARE NOW OPEN!!! 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PAGE 76 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 Coleman Eye Care239-597-2792 10661 Airport Pulling Rd., Suite 12, Naples 34109 (Located in the Greentree Professional Center) Complete Eye Care Cataract and Eyelid Surgery Monthly Botox Specials Austin Wm. Coleman, D.O. ARTS COMMENTARYSomething Intangible is the real thing: sheer geniusArt and commerce may walk handin-hand, but the journeys not always smooth. They tug and pull at each other, demanding dominance. Each needs the other, but a peaceful coexistence isnt always possible. Creativity thrives in chaos, in novelty, in the unexpected. Creativity dwells in possibilities. Business requires order, precision, absolutes. Business worships predictability. Something Intangible, playing at the Gulfshore Playhouse through Nov. 24, reveals how the two grapple, but also complement each other. Tony Wiston (Shawn Fagan) and his brother, Dale (Ian Merrill Peakes) run an animation studio. Their star character, Petey Pup, is the second-most recognized face in the world. (Hes second to Charlie Chaplin, but more recognizable than FDR.) Petey Pup is described as a combination of Horatio Alger and Harold Lloyd, an animated figure who defies logic, gravity and even death itself, though he has his own set of rules. (For example, he must always appear in his green shorts.) The two brothers, of course, are thinly disguised stand-ins for Walt and Roy Disney. Tony is the creative; ideas simply tumble out of him. Dales the suit, dealing with numbers and financing. As he tells his psychoanalyst, Sonia Feldman (Charlotte Booker), Im a numbers person. I love nice, neat columns, when everything adds up. But creativity doesnt happen in neat columns. It only exists by taking wild leaps and being, at least on the surface, impractical. You get the feeling that as much as Dale wishes Tony were more like him (more adult, more responsible), he also wishes he could be more like Tony (free, unrestrained, creative). He longs for his brothers love, for some recognition. Dale works behind the scenes obtaining funding, while Tony enjoys the limelight and the applause. Yet without Dale, Tony wouldnt be able to put Petey Pup or anyone, for that matter on the screen. For the entire show, Dale wears a doublebreasted, navy blue pinstriped suit. Hes so uptight, so by-the-book, you suspect he was born wearing that suit, or one similar. Mr. Peakes excels in his role: fidgety, nervous, full of emotions he keeps tightly bottled inside. He starts seeing a psychoanalyst, though hes not sure why. Ms. Booker, as the analyst, remains seated on-stage for the entire performance, suggesting, perhaps, that were seeing the story through Dales eyes, as he relays scenes to her. Tony is as uninhibited as Dale is uptight. Hes like a child: The world is full of curiosities and delights to explore. Hes limited only his boundless imagination. Mr. Fagan plays him as an overgrown child, bouncing about onstage, mercurial, impetuous. He fires a worker, only to rehire him moments later. The two leads play well off of each other. They also demonstrate the stereotypes of birth order: Dale, the older, is more responsible, more staid; Tony, the younger, is fun-loving and irresponsible. Three other actors fill in the ensemble, though Dale and Tony remain in the spotlight. Josh Tobin plays Leo, a young artist at the studio. Mr. Tobin plays him with the right mixture of vulnerability and eagerness. Tonys fame and success come at Leos expense; he works the young man mercilessly, taking credit for his work. Peter Reznikoff plays dual roles: as Doc, he is the friendly but prudent banker who holds the purse strings; as Gustav Von Meyerhoff, hes a pompous, fiery conductor participating in Tonys masterpiece: a never-done-before, full-length film of animated imagery set to classical music. And then theres the aforementioned Ms. Booker, whose character, it turns out, loves movies as much as she does probing psyches. Through his staging, director Cody Nickell makes creative use of The Norris Centers small space. The action takes place in a 1940s Hollywood studio office designed by Ken Goldstein. Its all blonde wood and an oversized window that looks like an opened scroll. But Mr. Nickell also uses it for a variety of other settings, including the therapists office, a boat, a water tower and a screening room. Thanks to David Uptons clever lighting and Gabriel Luxtons keen sound design, this all works. One of the more creative scenes occurs when two characters are watching a movie. We dont see the movie itself, but we see its light flickering in the dark over the people, and we see the characters reactions to what theyre seeing onscreen sheer joy and hilarity. Costume designer Jennifer Bronsted perfectly captures the era with the clothing: the textures and cuts of the suits, the eyeglasses, shoes and haircuts. Bruce Grahams play doesnt shy away from the ugly parts of Tonys personality: his homophobia and anti-Semitism, his willingness to make his money on the backs of his employees. But he is so playful you cant help but like him. Something Intangible shows the way the mind sparks with inspiration: Making wild leaps, it displays the relentless drive to perfection, the inner compulsion to keep working on a project until its the best it can be. Not only the story of two Disney-like brothers, its an examination of the creative process, of art versus commerce, of collaboration and, yes, sibling rivalry. And its about the love of movies, those strips of celluloid that can transport us and make us laugh. Every person in this play is in love with movies. Tony is forever in search of something intangible that magical something in a creative work that moves the hearts of an audience. This Gulfshore Playhouse production has it in spades. Something Intangible>> When: Through Nov. 24 >> Where: Gulfshore Playhouse, The Norris Center, Naples >> Cost: Single tickets start at $33 >> Info: (866) 811-4111 or COURTESY PHOTOIan Merrill Peakes and Shawn Fagan in Something Intangible. FAGAN PEAKES OVERWEIGHT?Lose up to 30 lbs in 30 days! 1-800-WEIGHT-LOSS $99 LASER WEIGHT LOSS SPECIALMUST CALL BEFORE 11/28/13 2590 Northbrooke Plaza Dr., Suite 103 Naples, FL 34119 Located on the corner of I-75 & Immokalee Rd. Naples Weight Loss & Wellbeing


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PAGE 78 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 239.593.5555 www.randys Stop by & visit our Great Seafood Selection and Gourmet Retail Market Now Open at our Bonita Location. 25010 Bernwood Dr. (Bernwood Center) 239-949-6001 $5 DISCOUNT on orders of $40 or more Excludes stone crab. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A new development could snarl travel schedules or other holiday-linked projects. Some flexibility might be called for to deal with the problems before they get too far out of hand. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) High-energy aspects dominate, both on the job and at home. Use this time to put some long-range plans into operation. Things level off later in the week. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Even the usually gregarious Goat might feel overwhelmed by a flurry of activities. Be patient. Things soon return to your normal social routine. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Career choices that seem too confusing to deal with at this point probably are. More information would help uncomplicate them. On the personal side, a friend might need your advice. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Your Piscean imagination is stimulated by possibilities you see in a new opportunity. But keep those ideas to yourself until you feel ready to translate them into a workable format. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Decisions involving your finances might seem to be foolproof. But they could have underlying risks you should know about. Dont act on anything until all the facts are in. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Youre attracted to a situation that appeals to your Bovine intellect. And thats good. But dont neglect your passionate side when romance comes calling later in the week. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A recent development enhances that special relationship. Spending more time together also helps make the bonding process stronger. Expect news about a possible career change. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A suspicious situation should be dealt with before it leads to serious problems. Get all the facts needed to resolve it. Then refocus your energies on those tasks that need your attention. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Try to be more open-minded in working toward a resolution of that standoff between yourself and a colleague or family member. A little flexibility now could work to your advantage later. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) You might feel a bit threatened by a proposed workplace change. The best way to deal with it is to ask questions. Youll find that those involved will be happy to provide you with the facts. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Feeling alone in a crowd during the early part of the week is an unsettling emotion. But your spirits soon perk up, putting you into the right mood to start making holiday plans. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A pesky problem should be dealt with immediately so you can put your time and effort into something more important. Someone from your past could have significant news for you. BORN THIS WEEK: You have an ingratiating way of helping people deal with their fears. Have you considered a career in social work or with the clergy? PUZZLES HOROSCOPES PEOPLE BY THE SOUND By Linda ThistlePlace a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Sponsored By: Moderate Challenging ExpertPuzzle Difficulty this week: SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 C11 Nov. 27 Dec. 21, 2013 THE NAPLES PLAYERS PRESENT In Blackburn Hall at Sugden Community Theatre Gift Certicates AvailableTickets: Adults $35 Students to age 21 $10Tickets: 239-263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.orgNaples Players at Sugden Community Theatre 701 5th Ave. South, Naples, FL 34102Set in the early 20th century in the ctional town of Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, the play explores the beauty of love, marriage, family and the everyday precious moments that may be taken for granted. This Pulitzer Prize winning play is a rich, poignant piece of theatre that makes the mundane riveting and gets to the core of the human experience.Performances: Wednesdays Saturdays 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3rd 8:00 p.m. Sundays 2:00 p.m. Sponsored By: 11 times awarded Best Live Theatre Is it worth $10? YesSometimes the best experiences at movies come when you least expect it. Take The Best Man Holiday, for example. Having not seen its predecessor, the critically lauded and reasonably successful (see below) The Best Man (1999), The Best Man Holiday is a pleasantly surprising, well-rounded, thoughtful, funny and heartfelt look at a group of African-American friends caught in between the exuberance of youth and oncoming mid-life crises. The opening credits provide a bit of the back story, and the rest is filled in through context and discussion. Struggling author Harper (Taye Diggs) and his wife Robyn (Sanaa Lathan) are expecting a baby. Hed like his next book to be a biography of star professional football player/his longtime friend Lance (Morris Chestnut), but Lance stills holds a grudge against Harper for sleeping with Lances wife Mia (Monica Calhoun) years ago. Also desiring Harpers affection but never receiving it is Jordan (Nia Long), who brings her white boyfriend Brian (Eddie Cibrian) to Lances home when all are invited for the holiday season. Old friends Quentin (Terrence Howard), real housewife Shelby (Melissa De Sousa), and married couple Julian (Harold Perrineau) and Candace (Regina Hall) bring issues of their own to the table. If youre thinking this is a lot to handle, it is; however, at no point does it overwhelm writer/director Malcolm D. Lee. In fact, each character is nicely developed and given a logical story arc, and we grow to care for all of them. This is important because it means the movie exists for a reason, because these characters still have relevant and interesting experiences to endure. More importantly, this is certainly not just a money-grab sequel. Its also a welcome change of pace to see a story about affluent African-Americans dealing with modern real-world issues. Consider: If youd never been to the United States and only had movies to get a sense of American culture, what would the film industry say about African-Americans? That theyre stuck in the past (Django Unchained, Years A Slave), they feel oppressed and live in harsh conditions (Precious), theyre treated unfairly (Fruitvale Station) and their comedies are stupid beyond belief (Soul Plane). Rare indeed is it to see a movie in which the main characters have dark skin and the main issue isnt race. Instead, in The Best Man Holiday the characters worry about family, friendship, loyalty, respect. You know, just like everyone does. Better, Mr. Lee, who also made the first film, does this in a poignant, touching way thats also very funny. Howard gets most of the big laughs, and Calhoun handles the bulk of the heavy drama, but all the key players more than hold their own. Also, the element of the holiday season automatically heightens the sentimentality and sensitivity of both the characters and the viewers, meaning were ready to be touched by a warm confession or a heartbreaking goodbye. The fact that Mr. Lee delivers on all he sets out to accomplish is a noble feat indeed. Granted, some of the conflicts and situations might feel artificial and forced, but by the end The Best Man Holiday will touch your heart and leave you smiling. LATEST FILMSThe Best Man Holiday T t t i i m CAPSULESThor: The Dark World (Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman) Thor (Mr. Hemsworth) must save Jane (Ms. Ortman) and protect the universe from a longthought-dead Dark Elf named Malakith (Christopher Eccleston). The action is rousing and the comic relief is spot on. Theres no doubt that Thors movies are the best of the Avengers individual efforts. Rated PG-13.Last Vegas(Michael Douglas, Kevin Kline, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman) F our old friends reunite in Las Vegas when Billy (Mr. Douglas) decides to marry someone half his age. The veteran Oscar-winning actors share affable chemistry and the film is genuinely funny. Rated PG-13. Diana (Naomi Watts, Naveen Andrews, Douglas Hodge) In the last two years of her life, Princess Diana (Ms. Watts) has an affair with a Pakistani heart surgeon (Mr. Andrews) in London. The premise is interesting, but Diana is too one-dimensional to carry our sympathy, and Ms. Watts and Mr. Andrews have little chemistry. Rated PG-13.Gravity (George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, voice of Ed Harris) After debris destroys their ship, astronauts Kowalsky (Mr. Clooney) and Stone (Ms. Bullock) work together to survive. The visuals are absolutely stunning and a strong lead performance from Bullock makes this one of the years best. Rated PG-13. >> The Best Man made $34 million on a $9 million budget, per Box Of ce Mojo.


FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 FLORIDA WRITERSA troubled bridge over shallow waters Skyway: The True Story of Tamp a Bays Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down by Bill DeYoung. University Press of Florida. 208 pages. $24.95.A skillful combination of local history and biography, Bill DeYoungs book reveals the sharp eye and patient research of a seasoned Florida journalist. His study makes us think about the societal role of iconographic structures, their majesty and their destiny. Mr. DeYoungs portrait of the interplay between natural forces and human limitation reminds me of Shelleys great sonnet, Ozymandias, with its timeless concern about human vanity and human vulnerability: I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desart. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed: And on the pedestal these words appear: My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair! Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away. The history that Mr. DeYoung assembles is marked by four important moments. First, the opening of the original, majestic span of the bridge in 1954. Next, the delayed opening of its twin span in 19 71. Then, most notably, the freighter Summit Ventures collision with and destruction of the newer bridge on May 9, 1980. Finally, the replacement of the twin bridges in 1989 with an even more astonishing structure. The author places the planning and execution of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in the context of the Tampa Bay regions Bill DeYoung Independently Owned & Operated The OriginalSince 1991 ITALIAN FEAST FOR 2SERVED FAMILY STYLE$29.95Not valid with other coupons or discounts. Expires 11/30/13 All You Can Eat Pasta $5.99 All You Can Eat Sushi $9.99 SUNDAY SPECIAL 5PM-9PM Its time to sign up for:Visit us this weekend at these farmer market locations: Sat 7:30am-11:30am 3rd St South Sun 9am-2pm at Marquesa Plaza on Pine Ridge Rd/Livingston Rd. Its Fresh. Its Organic. Its Local.Your New Neighborhood Farm Its time to sigp /// Organic Produce/// /// Delivery/// $25 OFF Classic CSA if you sign up before Dec 1! WE GUARANTEE TO BEAT ALL PRICES!insideout furnituredirect SHOWROOM OPENMONDAY-FRIDAY 9AM-5PM SATURDAY & SUNDAY BY APPOINTMENTWWW.INSIDEOUTFURNITUREDIRECT.COM WWW.SINKVANITIESDIRECT.COM WE DO CONDO AND RESORT POOL FURNITURE!! CALL US TODAY FOR HUGE SAVINGS!


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 C13 population and economic growth. He discusses, perhaps too briefly, the tragedy five months earlier when a U.S. Coast Guard vessel and a passenger ship collided near the bridge, underscoring the difficulty of navigating the deep, manmade shipping channels of otherwise shallow Tampa Bay. In his moment-bymoment narration of the 1980 disaster, Mr. DeYoung creates the intensity we are used to finding in mystery thrillers. He takes us, as much as possible, into the thoughts and emotions of the principal players as the unfolding calamity is perceived too late in the fury of a sudden, blinding rainstorm. The principal character, who receives a full-dress biography, is harbor pilot John Lerro. His education and training, his experience, his reputation among his peers and his domestic life are given detailed attention. It was Mr. Lerro who had the responsibility of boarding the inbound Summit Venture and guiding it under the Sunshine Skyway to its port destination. Mr. Lerro failed. But could anyone have succeeded given the combination of circumstances that Mr. DeYoung so effectively presents? Depending in large part on interviews with Mr. Lerros lawyer, Steve Yerrid, the author maps out the investigations by civil authorities and the Coast Guard. He builds the tension once again in his handling of transcripts and remembrances. A strong case was built against Mr. Lerro, although he was eventually exonerated. Mr. Lerro, who died in 2002 at the age of 59 from multiple sclerosis, was always haunted by a sense of guilt. Thirtyfive people perished in this catastrophe. Mr. DeYoung details the ways in which Mr. Lerro strove to build a life of helping others as a kind of atonement for this guilt. The author provides brief, memorial profiles of those who were crossing the bridge when tragedy struck, putting us into their final moments. He also does an excellent job of representing the chaos in the immediate aftermath of the bridges failure. With a handy index and extensive notes on his sources, Mr. DeYoung, opens the door for other writers to look further into the facts and meaning of this monumental accident. Do we yearn, collectively and through our government leaders, to immortalize our greatness like emperor Ozymandias with colossal monuments on the sands or over the waters? What will time tell us about our vanity? A native of Pinellas County, Mr. DeYoung spent 26 years as a feature writer and editor with Florida newspapers. Since 2008, he has been an arts and entertainment writer/editor based in Savannah, Ga. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. e n e ar o r o f e p, ng s e y n r e g h aun t e d i s f a i n a t f a e x M 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... www.CapersKitchen.com2460 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. Naples239.431.7438 Come see why Capers was voted Best Breakfast in Naples!Fresh Baked Breads Homemade Jam Crab Cake Benedicts over Fried Green Tomatoes topped with Old Bay Hollandaise 10% OFFValid Monday thru Friday. Not valid with any other discounts or promotions. KITCHEN & BAR OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 8 AM 9 PMServing Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner!


FLORIDA WEEKLYC14 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 KOVEL: ANTIQUESA place to keep your prized pies safe for consumption BY TERRY AND KIM KOVELSpecial to Florida WeeklyIts time to think about Thanksgiving and the abundant dinner expected for the holiday. Tradition today suggests a menu of turkey with stuffing, cranberry sauce, creamed onions, sweet potatoes and apple or pumpkin pie. A greenbean casserole and deep-fried turkey are newer ideas. But the first Thanksgiving probably featured very different food: deer, turkey, wild birds, perhaps even passenger pigeons, fish, clams, mussels, some nuts and a grain called maize that was used to make bread. But by later Colonial times, pies were popular for a main course when filled with meat and for dessert when made with fruit. There were no refrigerators, not even ice boxes, but a cooked pie could be safely stored for about a week if kept away from bugs and mice. A pie safe was used for food storage by the 19th century, especially in the Midwest. A wooden cupboard on four tall thin legs was made with shelves and drawers. But the sides and the cupboard doors had panels made of pierced tin. The sharp edges of the holes kept out most creatures and the holes let in air so the cooked fruit did not create mold. The cabinet was kept on a porch on the cool, shaded side of the house. Collectors today like handmade informal kitchen furniture. The best pie safes had tin panels with the holes placed in attractive patterns. Sometimes the tin or the wood was painted. Some experts today say a pie can stay on a shelf for two or three days and still be OK to eat. Refrigerating a fruit pie lowers the quality of the pie. Q: My mother has some Royal Doulton figurines of women dressed in elaborate ruffled hoop skirts, bonnets and shawls. But one figurine seems a bit This yellow pine pie safe was made in Virginia in the 19th century. It is 65 inches high. An eager buyer paid $3,159 for it at a Pook & Pook auction in Downingtown, Pa., in April 2013. Discover the full ESSENCE COLLECTION at Pandora.netPASSIONFREEDOMHEALTHRESPECT HOPEHAPPINESSCOMPASSIONTRUST CONFIDENCEFAITHSTABILITYENERGY Express the essence of youNew bracelet and charms collectionAT THE MERCATO www.CapersKitchen.com2460 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. Naples239.431.7438 $4.99 Bar Bites (ONLY offered in piano lounge) $3.99 House Wine $2.49 Domestic Draft/Bottle Beer $2.99 Well Drinks Early Bird Special2 FOR$29994 til 5:30 pmOffer valid 7 days a week. Must be seated by 5:15 pm, order placed by 5:30. Includes choice of soup or house salad, choice of early bird entre and a house dessert. Includes one glass of house wine per guest. No substitutions without upcharge.HAPPY HOUR 2-7 pm EVERY DAYIn Lounge AND Dining Room until 7 pm KITCHEN & BAR Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner! at Mercato $100 per couple 70s night December 4th. Dance lessons from Arthur Murray plus Dinner! Hump Day Wednesday December 4th...get your humps dancing under the stars! 70s Disco Party DRESS AND DANCE CONTESTS!Includes:Dinner of your choice at Bravo, AZN, Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar, Capital GrillePLUS... Dance instruction from Arthur Murray! Got Download?The iPad AppIts FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 C15 239.348.7362 6370 Pine Ridge Road | Suite 101 Naples, FL 34119www.dr-pena.comWRINKLES GOT YOU DOWN? YOUR SMILE SHOULD BE FLAWLESS! NO DOWNTIME, LOOKS LIKE YOU SPENT THE DAY IN THE SUN! CAN BE USED TO TREAT GENERAL SKIN TONE, FINE LINES, ACNE & GENERAL SCARRING, HYPERPIGMENTATION (BROWN SPOTS) MEDIAS # 1 SKIN REJUVENATION TREATMENTFREE CONSULTATION OFFERED TO LEARN MORE. Fraxel Laser Resurfacing BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON Follow us on Facebook Pena Plastic Surgery risque for Royal Doulton. She is wearing a tight, revealing dress while sprawled on a couch. Could it be a fake? A: The Royal Doulton figurines made by Doulton and Co. after 1902 were made to sell in gift shops. Most of the figurines were sentimental, lovable, beautiful ladies from a more romantic century. But one of Doultons designers, Leslie Harradine, made small anthropomorphic animals and other figures that were unusual. He designed several figurines of women lounging on couches in provocative poses. One called Dreamland, made in the 1930s, was in the Art Deco style. Another, Siesta, made between 1928 and 1938, featured a shapely blond in a flimsy dress leaning on a sofa covered with a pink shawl. Both of these figurines are rare and expensive today. Siesta sold in 2013 for $1,560. Dreamland was listed a few years ago for $7,000, but is worth a little less today. The fame of the artist is the reason the figurines sell for high prices. Q: A gumball machine was left in a commercial building we bought back in 1968. There is a one-cent decal on the glass top. A metal label on the silver lip where the gum comes out reads, Parkway Machine Corp., 715 Ensor St., Baltimore 2. Md. Can you give me any information about the machine? A: Parkway Machine was founded in 1938 by Irv Kovens. He was a Baltimore cab driver who repaired and sold stamp machines on the side. Parkway Machine initially repaired vending machines. The company began selling vending machines and supplies in 1941. Your gumball machine was made between 1943, when oneor two-digit postal zone numbers were first used, and 1963, when five-digit ZIP codes were introduced. In 1999 the companys name became A&A Global Industries. Its still in business, run by members of the Kovens family, but is now based in Cockeysville, Md. Q: I have a grayish foot warmer about 11 inches long. The words in blue on the top are Henderson Foot Warmer. The bottom is marked Dorchester Pottery Wks., Boston, Mass. There is a brass screw filler with a chain attached to the neck. On the filler it says Pat. Nov. 15, 1912. What would this foot warmer be worth today? A: George Henderson founded Dorchester Pottery in Dorchester, Mass., in 1895. The pott ery made jugs, jars, flower pots, butter pots, specialty items and, later, dinnerware. Henderson was granted a patent for a new and useful improvement in taps or nipples for earthenware containers in 1912. He designed a metal screw-off tap that was used in place of a rubber stopper. The Henderson foot warmer became one of Dorchester Potterys most popular products. The pottery made foot warmers until 1939. The pottery went out of business in 1979. The value of your foot warmer is $50-$100. Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel answer questions sent to the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or e-mail addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of photographs, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The amount of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019. Discover a Dozen Glorious Restaurantsand Cafes...Over 50 Unique and Sophisticated Shops and Galleries...Gracious Strolls amidst Abundant FlowersFountains and Courtyards! 239.434.6533


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FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 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.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 V isit www.sho p coconut p for more informatio n CONTRACT BRIDGEThe one and only chanceBY STEVE BECKERAssume you get to five clubs on the bidding shown and West leads a heart. East wins with the ace, felling your king, and returns a heart. What is your best chance for the contract? The outlook certainly is not promising. In addition to the heart already lost, it seems likely that youll have to lose a spade and a diamond. True, you also might lose a trump trick, but you should discount that possibility because East is almost sure to have the king of clubs for his opening bid. Despite this dim outlook, though, you should try to visualize a lie of the opposing cards that might give you a chance for the contract. It cant be right to just give up without a fight. This brings you to the conclusion that while there is practically no chance of West holding the ace of diamonds, there is a chance of his holding the J-10 of that suit. Accordingly, you discard a spade on the heart queen at trick two and lead the jack of clubs from dummy. When the jack wins, you continue with a trump to the ace and then lead a diamond toward the K-Q-9. After West follows low, you insert the nine, hoping it will force Easts ace. Luckily, this long shot comes through, and you later discard a spade on one of dummys diamonds to make your game. Note that even if dummys nine loses to the ten or jack, you still go down only one. A second diamond lead later will force out the ace, allowing you to avoid a spade loser.


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The Education FoundationChampions For Learning will honors Myra Janco Daniels, Stacey Herring and Adria Starkey as its 2013 Glass Slipper Award recipients at the Women Tomorrow event Wednesday evening, Dec. 11, at The Club at Olde Cypress. The annual award honors local women for their passion, dedication and lifelong commitment for serving children. Attendance at Women Tomorrow is by invitation only. For more information, call 643-4755 or visit The 11th annual Neighborhood Health Clinic Block Party takes place Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. Susan Jones, R.N., returns to chair the clinics signature event that includes cocktails, dinner and dancing to Cahlua and Cream. The party generates approximately 25 percent of the Neighborhood Health Clinics annual operating budget. Using a professional volunteer staff and funded by private philanthropy, the clinic delivers medical and dental care to lowincome, working but uninsured Collier County adults. Invitations will be mailed in early January. Tickets are $300 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are available now. For information, call Marsha Stefan at 529-2247 or e-mail communityoutreach@neighbhorhoodhealthclinic. org. Gulfshore Playhouse holds its 10th anniversary gala, Bubbles, Baubles & Broadway, on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf. The celebration will honor Bob Harden, a longtime board member and theater patron. Tickets range from $300 for a single ticket to $5,000 for a VIP table of eight, which includes show partnership for a production in the 2013-14 season. For reservations or more information, call 261-7529 or visit Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida hosts Make the Night Bright, an evening of food and libation, silent and live auctions to benefit abused, neglected and abandoned children, from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at The Naples Depot. Sponsorship opportunities are available now. Call 533-1435 or visit for more information. The Womens Initiative Network of the Community Foundation of Collier County hosts the inaugural Power of the Purse luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Grey Oaks Country Club. Guest speaker Connie Rose endured 16 years of childhood sexual abuse, much of it at the hands of her serial sex offender father. She founded Victims2Survivors to raise awareness and provide support for victims and survivors of sexual violence, sex trafficking and domestic violence. The foundations 2014 Women of Initiative honorees will also be formally announced at the luncheon. The award ceremony will be held on March 31 at the Naples Beach & Golf Resort. Tickets to Power of the Purse are $125 per person, $250 for patrons and $2,500 for a patron table. For more information, visit Humane Society Naples holds its 15th annual Tea & Fashion Show: Passport to Paris on Thursday, Dec. 5, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For tickets or more information, visit www. 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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. Likeminded 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, award-winning 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 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 304-3505 or visit The eighth annual Wishmakers Ball for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida takes place Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Hilton Naples. Engle Dentistry is the presenting sponsor of the When You Wish Upon a Star evening. 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PAGE 94 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 SOCIETYWelcome Back luncheon at Grey Oaks for Womens Cultural Alliance of the Jewish Federation of Collier CountyLike 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 Mary OHaver and Jane Hersch Wendy Richman and Jeanne Berger Helene Krivosha, June Rifkin and Susan Pittelman Marsha Goldfine, Iris Sissler and Rosalie Sitzen Gina Cannon and Elaine Silverman Janet Cooperman and Jane Shaw e Magic of e Woodhouse Gi Card the Perfect Holiday Gi.Get a FREE Woodhouse Robe with a Woodhouse Gi Card purchase of $450 or more*.* btn fr b f b f.Located in the Naples Plaza (across from Coastland Center) nfbfb nfb n, f, t | SPAS Ask about our special Holiday Packages...they make great gis!


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PAGE 96 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 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@ SOCIETYThe Inaugural Presidents Scholarship Dinner for Hodges University at the Naples Beach HotelBERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY Howard Isaacson, Judy Bishop and Mary Watkins (seated) Dan and Michele Lavender Barbara Burris and Greet Baestaens Michele McKenney and Patrice Magrath Mike Watkins and Marilyn Varcoe Jacquelyn Pierce, Gordon DeMaine and Carol Dill Myra Janco Daniels, Mei-Mei Chan and Thelma Hodges Bob Hetzel, Marilyn Glow and Susan Rice Aysegul Timur, Joseph Donahue and Pat Morrison Hodges U. President Jeanette Brock and President Emeritus Terry McMahan Sadie McNally and Alyssa DeLora


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PAGE 98 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: Caf Alfredo, Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt, 2359 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples; 431-8605 Boisterous yet stylish, Caf Alfredo offers white linens, well-executed dishes crafted in an open kitchen and reasonable prices. A Margherita pizza billed as personal size was ample enough for two and had a crisp, thin crust that held a tasty blend of fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella. Clams casino and mussels in white wine sauce are also good starts to a meal here. Shrimp fra diavolo was satisfyingly zesty and the veal chop asparagus Parmesan was large with a liberal application of asparagus, marinara and mozzarella. The standout was the lamb shank over pappardelle, featuring fall-off-the-bone tender meat in a savory brown sauce. The tiramisu was delicious and ample for sharing as well. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed March 2013 The Chapel Grill, 811 Seventh Ave. S., Naples; 206-4310 This lovely restaurant in the 65-yearold former First Baptist Church is packing the pews with a wide-ranging menu that manages to put a new spin on some familiar dishes. The calamari, for instance, is strewn with chorizo sausage and tempura-fried julienned carrots. Marinara would be too mundane for such a concoction, so the chef dreamed up a delicious mango-rum sauce that complements the calamari nicely. Seafood or steak, Chapel Grill seems blessed for success. A New York strip was perfectly grilled to mediumrare yet achieved a crusty exterior that most home grillers would envy. The well-marbled 14-ounce cut was dry-aged for 21 days, which imparted a noticeable richness. Red rock cod Florentine was a hefty fillet with thick flakes of moist white meat within its crisp oven-baked Parmesan crust. Inventive cocktails like a vodka gimlet with balsamic-laced strawberries and fresh basil, or a bourbon highball spiked with The Kings Ginger liqueur and a kiss of cloves are sinfully indulgent. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2012 Docs Beach House, 27908 Hickory Blvd., Bonita Springs; 992-6444 One of Southwest Floridas oldest sand-scoured institutions, Docs Beach House isnt likely to win any culinary contests or rave reviews. The food can be hit and miss, and the menu can vary depending on the vagaries of supply or the competency of the pantry keeper. But it does have several things in its favor: convenience for beachgoers who can bop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner without bothering to get cleaned up; a terrific view of the Gulf of Mexico from upstairs; and relatively inexpensive food considering its prized real estate. Considering all that, this modest, casual restaurant established in 1987 is good enough for a daytime beach break or sunset drink and nosh. Appetizers are mostly typical fried bar food, such as pretty good calamari and pretty bland conch fritters that were mostly breading. Better were a perfectly broiled grouper sandwich and a grilled mahi-mahi that was moist and flaky and simply seasoned with salt and pepper. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2012 Masa, Mercato, 9123 Strada Place, Naples; 598-0887Masa successfully bridges oldworld Mexican cooking and modern approaches and ingredients. Expect to find a range from traditional to trendy: richly flavored cocoa-infused chicken mole, say, as well as a ceviche pairing snapper and shrimp with bits of fried plantain and diced mango. Even chili rellenos gets a new twist courtesy of a roasted jalapeno filled with crumbled chorizo, apples and Chihuahua cheese. A sampler platter of tacos, sopes and tamales would be a welcome addition; the tamales alone were redolent of fresh-ground corn and came with raveworthy frijoles churros studded with pork. For dessert you cant go wrong with lush tres leches cake or churros dipped in molten chocolate. Masas modern Mexican food, stylish atmosphere and stellar service will leave you wanting mas. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2013 Tierneys Tavern, 799 Walkerbilt Road, Naples; 591-3837 Owners of The Bay House have rolled out a new, more casual concept in what used to be an expansive bar next to the restaurant. At Tierneys Tavern, you can savor similarly Southern-inspired and equally well-executed food for much less money. Entrees top out at $24, and its possible to dine well for much less. The menus coastal cuisine spans a broad range, from the North Atlantic to Carolina Low Country, around the Florida peninsula and up the Gulf to New Orleans. The Southern Collection is a good way to sample a range of appetizers, including Charleston crab dip, pimento cheese, house-made pickles. The shrimp and grits lacked spunk even with horseradish cream and diced andouille sausage; but the Sea BLT layers of arugula, fried green tomatoes and fresh seafood salad sprinkled with roasted corn and crumbled bacon would delight any discerning palate. Perched on the banks of the Cocohatchee River, the restaurant and bar are nestled among old oaks and mangroves and have plenty of windows for enjoying the unique vista. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2012 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor I 239-598-3473Corner of Airport & Vanderbilt Sunday Thursday 11:30 am 10 pm Friday & Saturday 11:30 am Midnight Coming Soon: The NEW Agave Bar & Grill Agave will be closed Nov. 17-28 to refresh and prepare our new menu created by celebrity chef and culinary artist Chef Carmen Gonzalez. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-27, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 CUISINENew Fords Garage in Estero passes test driveFords Garage rolled out its latest model this fall, a sprawling indooroutdoor venue at Miromar Outlets in Estero thats already left the locations previous failed restaurants most recently The Tipsy Tarpon in the dust. During visits for lunch and dinner, we found the staff firing on all cylinders to meet the needs of the steady stream of diners who just happened to be shopping at the outlet stores or who had sought out the place based on knowledge of the Fords Garages in Fort Myers and Cape Coral. Both of those locations are thriving, but we hadnt checked under the mini-chains hood since the original spot opened in the River District in 2012. So off we went to kick the tires in Estero, first at lunchtime and then a week later for dinner. The design concept of retro service station remains consistent throughout the locations, and its well executed from the antique chassis hanging over the hammeredcopper bar down to the oil rag napkins rolled up in O-rings. With brick-and-mortar walls and rough wood paneling, theres not much to absorb noise, but this location seems to achieve lower volume than the others due to its spaciousness and open floor plan. Fords offers 25 beers and ciders on tap as well as too many bottled brews to count and a selection of beer-tinis such as Hop in my Gin, a combination of Hendricks Gin, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Cigar City Jai Alai IPA and grapefruit and pineapple juice. Doesnt sound appetizing to me, but to each his own. We enjoyed pints of Breckenridge Vanilla Porter and Cigar City Espresso ($4.50 on special). Getting down to business, the snacks and bar bites portion of the menu includes eight options ranging from deep-fried soft pretzels with cheese dip to the ubiquitous ahi tuna with Asian slaw. I liked the deep-fried pickle slices on a previous visit, but they seemed more of a novelty back then. Instead, we decided on Firestones shrimp ($10) and pulled pork sliders ($9) from another section of the menu. If youve had the boom-boom shrimp at Bonefish Grill or any of its copycats, youve had Firestones shrimp: deepfried shrimp tossed in a spicy red sauce. This version wasnt as kicky as some weve had, but a flaming stripe of sriracha on the plate added some heat. The 10 large shellfish were deftly fried to create a crunchy crust without overcooking the interior. The diminutive pork rolls contained juicy, smoky meat with a crisp pickle slice for saltiness; I would have liked a splash more barbecue sauce on the meat, but wetness is a matter of personal taste in barbecue matters. Appetizers were served and cleared quickly by various staff members. They appeared to be primed to keep the tables turning for maximum sales. However, later on the check arrived without a suggestion of dessert, and once we ordered our apple pie the reconfigured bill took a long time to come back again. During our lunch visit, we sampled a couple of the burgers of fame named after local people and institutions of note. The Dunk City burger (a $9.95 bacon cheeseburger with barbecue sauce) was a nod to the nearby Florida Gulf Coast University campus, as was the Joe Dooley (a $10.95 bacon cheeseburger with fried egg, arugula and pico de gallo) honoring the schools new mens basketball coach. Both burgers were a mouthful and a handful, with toppings sliding around and creating a mess. They also were cooked past the medium wed asked for, with nary a blush of pink within. Ive had burgers correctly cooked as ordered at the downtown Fort Myers location, so this might have been a fluke. But a restaurant staking a claim on its burgers should be able to deliver consistently. For our dinner visit, we tried an alternative burger and one of several macaroni and cheese variations. The menu also offers salads that can be amped up as entrees with additions of chicken, beef, shrimp or tuna; the comfort food section includes a churrasco steak, meat loaf and fish n chips. Tuna Me Up ($13.50) managed to get right what the burgers got wrong: The slab of tuna was perfectly cooked still pink and moist. Topping it off: crunchy Asian slaw, tomato, cucumber, cucumber-wasabi mayo and boom boom sauce. Frankly, one sauce would be sufficient for a sandwich, but we liked the extra flavor kick. Accompanying French fries were thick, golden, crisp and not too oily just like on previous visits. The lobster mac n cheese ($14) did not disappoint, either. There was plenty of succulent claw meat and other chunks scattered among the curlicue cavatappi pasta, which was thoroughly coated in creamy, cheddary sauce. Every time I dug in, expecting that Id enjoyed my last morsel, another bit of shellfish would present itself. Dessert seemed superfluous after two hearty courses, but we managed to polish off a small, individual hot apple pie ($6) diced Granny Smiths in a flaky, free-form crust. The people behind Fords Garage appear to have a well-thought-out business model. With a more consistent execution, their food just might outpace the increasingly crowded field of fancy burger joints. Fords Garage, Miromar Outlets10801 Corkscrew Road, Estero; 495-FORD (3673) Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 11 a.m.-12 a.m. MondayWednesday, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday >> Reservations: Accepted for parties of 12 or more >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $6-$11; entrees, $6.50-$15.50 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Specialties of the house: Prime burgers and craft beers >> Volume: Moderate >> Parking: Free >> Website: www.fordsgarage .comSuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Dunk City Burger is black Angus beef, aged Vermont cheddar, applewood smoked bacon and bourbon barbecue sauce on a sesame seed bun. The lobster mac n cheese has plenty of shellfish chunks. 700 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102 239.659.7008 | www.VerginaRestaurant.comVergina will serve Your Thanksgiving Feast 12:00 to 9:00 pmThanksgiving at Vergina on FifthVergina, Where Old World QualityMeets New World Innovation ina Ne Ve M W or re O CALL 239.659.7008 TO RESERVE YOUR TABLE Regular Dinner Menu Will Also Be AvailableCOMPLETE THANKSGIVING DINNER FOR $ 29.99Join me to Celebrate Thaksgiving! APPETIZER COURSEPumpkin Cappuccino OR Beet SaladENTRE COURSERavioli di Zucca followed byTacchino Stuffed Turkey BreastDESSERTPecan Pie

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Douglas H. Joyce, DO, FACOSTriple Board Certi ed in CardioThoracic & Vascular Surgery, General Surgery and Phlebology (Venous Disease) VEIN TREATMENT TESTIMONIALS What a caring, professional staff! Dr. Joyce answered my questions and concerns. I am extremely What a caring, professional staff! Dr. Joyce answered my questions and concerns. I am extremely happy with the results of the procedures. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Joyce to friends and happy with the results of the procedures. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Joyce to friends and M.B., North Port, FL My legs have not felt this good in twenty years. My legs have not felt this good in twenty years. M.W, Arcadia, FL JVAI VISIONJoyce Vein & Aesthetic Institutes vision is to foster excellence in patient care and continually improve our services. Our goal is to be the leader in the area for both venous surgery and non-surgical medical aesthetic services.JVAI MISSIONAt JVAI, our job is to heal people of venous disease and provide aesthetic skin care and beauty enhancements that are safe, effective, affordable and convenient for patients. JVAI State-of-the-Art Approach Triple Board Certi ed in CardioWhat a caring, professional staff! Dr. Joyce answered my questions and concerns. I am extremely happy with the results of the procedures. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Joyce to friends and family. My legs have not felt this good in twenty years. VEIN TREATMENT MEDICAL SPA AESTHETIC SKIN CARE AND BEAUTY TREATMENTS The board certi ed vein treatment medical professionals led by Dr. Douglas H. Joyce, D.O., triple board certi ed in Cardio-Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, General Surgery and Phlebology (Venous Disease) at JVAI, offer you the bene t of over 70 years of combined medical and surgical experience. Our gold standard treatment of venous disease is unique and based on correctly diagnosing and treating the causes of subcutaneous venous hypertension. At JVAI, our approach continues to be recognized nationally resulting in numerous speaking engagements, research grants and education of physicians from all over the country. We have continued to innovate and develop new techniques enabling us to provide all patient treatments within our facility. Dr. Joyce has performed over 13,000 venous procedures and has the experience to provide an exceptional level of care for his patients.Our certi ed and experienced medical aesthetic professionals, under the direction of Dr. Joyce, provide state-of-the-art medical spa treatments in line with a foundational and exclusive JVAI Four Step Approach to beautiful, healthy and young looking skin. Advanced technologies and state-of-the-art equipment proven through clinical research and FDA approval, is exclusively used at JVAI in the services we provide. Our aesthetic staff has special training and certi cations to select, administer and manage appropriate treatments for aesthetic patients. AESTHETIC SKIN CARE AND BEAUTY TESTIMONIALS AESTHETIC SKIN CARE AND BEAUTY TESTIMONIALS I am so excited with my results after receiving Radiesse llers from JVAI. I no longer have those deep wrinkles I am so excited with my results after receiving Radiesse llers from JVAI. I no longer have those deep wrinkles around my nose and mouth staring back at me in the mirror. The results are AMAZING! I feel so refreshed! around my nose and mouth staring back at me in the mirror. The results are AMAZING! I feel so refreshed! Thank you JVAI for making this a wonderful experience for me. Thank you JVAI for making this a wonderful experience for me. LAB, El Jobean, FL Another great experience at Joyce Vein & Aesthetic Institute today. The HydraFacial feels relaxing and my skin Another great experience at Joyce Vein & Aesthetic Institute today. The HydraFacial feels relaxing and my skin feels rejuvenated and fresh. A treat to myself. The entire staff is always wonderful. feels rejuvenated and fresh. A treat to myself. The entire staff is always wonderful. Beth P, Punta Gorda, FL

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NC13 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 13BoSox bring bling to JetBlueRed Sox stadium melds modern, Fenway and Florida HE BOSTON RED SOXS JETBLUE PARK, A SCUL P tural shrine to the boys of spring training who just capped a memorable 2013 season, offers a Fenway-meets-Florida experi ence as it enters its third spring. Sure, the stadiums white-washed undulating steel faade said to abstractly reference stands of neighboring cypress trees is a stark juxtaposition to the red brick of its century-old northern sister, but inside, the park channels vintage Fenway, down to the original manual scoreboard and 37-foot Green Monster. Designed to seat up to 11,000 fans including some on and in the famed wall the stadium offers three private party suites, rows of the same green, metal-framed bleach ers as Fenway and the exact field dimensions. It also melds traditional Boston baseball fare with a taste of Florida Fenway franks with home-spun Pinchers Crab Shack and Norman Love Confections. JetBlue Park, 11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers, 888-RED-SOX6 (tickets), Market, To MarketThird Street Farmers Market offers Florida, foreign flair and fareThird Street South is already Naples go-to destina tion for shopping, dining and nightlife. But its farmers market gives early birds and night owls a reason to rise and shine (or just stay up) every Saturday morn ing from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Offered for more than 20 years, the now year-round market is a weekly social scene set to music and the occasional bark of almost 50 vendors hawking their wares everything from home-grown organic soaps and candles to pottery and pet items and a cornucopia of foods, fresh fruit and produce. The market also delivers flavors from around the world Susan Yees yummy Chinese steamed dumplings, French and German baked goods and delicious Dutch pastries, called Dutchkinz. Third Street Farmers Market, Neapolitan parking lot (behind Tommy Bahamas) between Third and Gordon Drive, Naples, 239-434-6533, FLORIDA WEEKLY FILE PHOTOS The Boston Red Sox will bring a championship team to Fort Myers and sparkling JetBlue Park, which opened in March 2012 .VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INSIDER

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NC14 14 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLYSerenity Now!Koreshan State Park offers history lesson, nature immersionThis 135-acre park is a little gem of wilderness, wildlife and historic wonderment along the Estero River. Eleven landmark buildings provide a peek into the areas 1890s origins as New Jerusalem, home to the Koreshan Unity that believed the universe existed within a giant, hollow sphere. Today, visi tors can explore the Koreshans Victorian Gardens, take a rang er-guided tour or wan der to the riverfronts historic Bamboo Landing. Hiking trails showcase Florida flora and fauna, including resident bobcats, birds and river otters; a kayak launch lets visitors explore the scenic Estero River and paddle 3.5 miles to Estero Bay and Mound Key Archaeological State Park. Stay the night: Koreshan offers camping facilities, pictur esque picnic areas and a fire circle offering seasonal Saturday night programs. Koreshan State Historic Site, 3800 Corkscrew Road, Estero, 239-992-0311,, Start Your Engines!Muscle Car Museum gets your motors runnin high-performance styleThe revved-up sign outside Rick Treworgys Muscle Car Museum in Punta Gorda harkens back to the mid1900s, when American boys (and girls) indulged their need for speed in now-iconic muscle cars such as the Pontiac GTO, Z-28 Camaro and the classic Corvette. Mr. Treworgy, a hobbyist-turnedcurator, pays homage to that era and 80 years of automotive history in his 99,000-squarefoot museum, which boasts more than 200 vintage cars and more horsepower under one roof than some area car dealers. The collection includes some 1920s models, but the emphasis here is on pure power classic cars, hot rods and one of the largest GM performance car collections in the country, all in prime operating condition. The museum also has a 1960s-inspired diner, an onsite restoration shop and hosts monthly cruise-ins. Muscle Car City, 3811 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, 941-575-5959, The Founders House at Koreshan State Historic Site. Rick Treworgys Muscle Car Museum is a private collection of more than 200 highperformance vehicles. The Koreshans inside-out view of the world.

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NC17 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 17 ANG UP YOUR COATS AND MITTENS YOU wont need those anymore. If the idea of pristine beaches without crowds, sunny days and sea salt-scented air appeals to you, then you are vacationing in the right place. Here in Southwest Florida, the people are warm, the weather is mild and the fun to be had is endless. We are listing a few of the best ways to experience and remember Southwest Florida.Manatee Park State Road 80 (Palm Beach Boulevard), Fort MyersHave you ever seen a manatee (or sea cow as they are often called) in Southwest Florida? If not, Manatee Park is the place to go. The 17-acre regional park is a non-captive refuge for the Florida manatee, a large sea mammal that can grow up to 12 feet in length. They are considered gentle animals and on the endangered spe cies list. At Manatee Park, kayaking and canoeing rentals are available through Calusa Blueway Outfitters. The program All About Manatees is presented regularly and is free. Manatees, which sustain on vegetation, are best seen in the winter months. There is a modest park ing fee. For more information, visit VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY Manatees find warmth in the waters of Manatee Park near the FPL power plant. 5 WAYS TO EXPERIENCE FLORIDA

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NC18 18 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLYCorkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and Blair Audubon Center375 Sanctuary Road West, NaplesNature is one of the best gifts Southwest Florida has to offer. For a chance to get a feel for the abundant wildlife and birds that live here, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a must-see. Meander beneath pine flatwoods and into North Americas largest bald cypress forest along 2.25 miles of boardwalk. Along your trek, you will see wet prairie, marsh and maybe spot an alligator, bald eagle, black bear or otter. Seminars and classes are held regu larly. Many family friendly programs at the Audubonaffiliated sanctuary do not charge a fee. The Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is open daily from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit riding on Sanibel Sanibel IslandPerhaps one of the best ways to explore Southwest Florida is by bicycle. And if you are hankering for a cool bike ride, Sanibel is the place to indulge. Whether you are a seasoned bicyclist or a leisure rider, there is noth ing like taking a spirited jaunt around Sanibels almost 30 miles of biking trails. The trails are smooth, wide and comfortable for single riders or groups. Take your own bike or rent one from Billys Bikes or Finnimores Cycle Shop on Sanibel. Both businesses offer a variety of bikes and services. And remember: All things lead to the sea. While biking, take a trip to one of the local beaches and enjoy some surf and turf.FLORIDA WEEKLY FILE PHOTO ELLA NAYOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY An egret looking for food in the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. Biking on Sanibel Island is a preferred mode of transportation.

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NC19 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 19Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary 41660 Horseshoe Road, Punta GordaLions, tigers and bears, oh my! Ready to put some adventure into your Southwest Florida vacation while supporting a great cause? Octagon is just the place to learn about local and exotic wildlife in a natural setting. At this nonprofit refuge, injured and captive animals, many abused, are rehabilitated and given a chance to live out their golden years. Octagon is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and weekdays by appointment. Dont forget to bring a packed lunch and enjoy sitting at a picnic table under a lush canopy of palm trees and tropical vegetation. There is a donation of $10 for adults and $5 for seniors older than 55 and children 8 to 17. For more information, visit octagon Beach505 Barefoot Beach, Bonita Springs If you want to slip off your flip-flops and massage your toes through warm sand while hearing little else but the sound of the surf, then Barefoot Beach in Boni ta Springs has your name written in the sand. Barefoot Beach is part of the same strand of coastline that Bonita Beach occupies. This is a beach for nature lovers who want to experience unspoiled Southwest Florida. The south end of the island has a preserve, and there are numerous nature and environment-based activities. Shelling and water equipment rentals are available. There is an $8 entrance fee per vehicle. Rest room and shower facilities are available.VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY Sabrina, a female cougar, enjoys life at the Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary in Punta Gorda.

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North Naples Resort Style Living! Tennis6 Har -Tru courts Water Aerobics3 Heated Community pools Fitness Center Miles of BikeWalking Paths Bocce Ball Village Walk Town Center is the focus of the community's unique lifestylea lifestyle people dream about; meeting friends for a swim, a work out or a set of tennis..then grabbing lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant...relaxing to the soothing sounds of fountains or taking a relaxing stroll back home around the many lakes and footbridges. Village Walk o ers a full array of activities, and full recreational facilities reserved exclusively for resident's use with no equity or membership fees! Serving North Naples and surrounding area.Stop by our on-site Village Walk office Mon-Fri 10-3 Sat-Sun 10-3. Illustrated PropertiesJoanne Ciesielski | 239.287.6732 Brian Carey | 239.370.8687 OPPORTUNITY VILLAGE WALK IS A MULTIPLE RECIPIENT OF THE "COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR"Dedicated to customer service integrity and professionalism Bocce Ball Bocce Ball L'Osteria RestaurantLunch-Dinner VILLAGE WALK OFFERS PRIME VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION ONLY 4.5 MILES TO THE BEACH! Village Walk of North Naples NC20

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NC21 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 21 N RECENT MONTHS, A NUMBER OF RESTAURANTS HAVE opened or reinvented themselves in ways that make them worthy of a visit simply to see how imaginative people reinvent a space and how that changes the dining experience. The prize for most dramatic makeover this year goes to Chapel Grill, formerly the First Bap tist Church on 7th Avenue South in Naples. The 65-year-old landmark, at which evangelist Billy Graham once preached, closed in 1975, reopened as a medical center, then closed again in 2010. Stephen Fleischer bought the building in 2011 and set out to restore it to its former glory, complete with vaulted ceil ings, a steeple and chimes that sound on the hour. Chef Jorge Nolasco and his staff serve an amalgam of American fare, specializing in seafood and steaks along with a wealth of liquid refreshment. A close second for best renovation goes to The Hut and Peace Tropical Gardens in Buckingham, east of Fort Myers. This propertys development began some 80 years ago when Edwin Peace brought his young bride, a Tahitian princess named Ramira Stephagee, there to live. He began experimenting with tropical plants and even hosted visits from Fort Myers snowbird Thomas Edison, who shared Mr. Peaces passion for plants. Edwin and Ramira Peaces children sold the property in the late 1960s to a woman who turned it into a tropi cal restaurant. The Hut was a popular spot for weddings and special events, but eventually lost favor as the Fort Myers restaurant scene cranked up. A couple ofICOURTESY OF BHA! BHA! PERSIAN BISTRO Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro in Naples offers mango garlic shrimp, top right, and fresh pomegranate baby spinach salad, right.LOCAL FLAVOR

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NC22 22 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLYVANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY IMAGE COURTESY OF MISTO BAR & GRILL halfhearted efforts to revive it were short-lived. Then entrepreneur Tommy Lee Cook, owner of the Buckingham Blues Bar, decided to restore it, lavishing it with money and love. It reopened late last year. Mr. Cook has done a remarkable job of restoration, replacing the many boardwalks with sturdy new ones, reviving the gardens to their former lushness and div vying up the big building into four venues, ranging from fine dining at The Hut to The Shack Out Back, which dispenses snacks and beverages on the go. Executive Chef Mark Wilson makes just about every thing from scratch. The menu proclaims that every thing is fresh and a recent meal there backed up that claim nicely. A sampling of the menu includes fried green tomatoes, Everglades gator soup, wet-aged prime rib, blackened grouper and coconut shrimp. Go at night for live music or by day for a great view of the gardens with their languid pools of water. Other noteworthy newcomers include: Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro, which operated at the Pavilion Shopping Center in Naples for 15 years, has moved up to a lovely brick building on 5th Avenue South. The menu still features many old favorites, such as plum lamb, kabobs and haleem bademjune (a heav enly eggplant and lentil concoction), but now you can have a saffron lemongrass martini with your meal in a setting thats as seductive as the food. Misto, which means varied in Italian, is Jorge Laneses new Cape Coral restaurant. He has trans formed the former pizza joint into a handsome dining destination serving Italian fare and a variety of other dishes. Mr. Lanese makes virtually everything served there, including the chorizo and desserts. Sasses has been an in spot for lovers of Italian fare served in huge portions for two decades, but Chef Josef Zimmerman recently bought it and is giving it a fresh new menu that includes wood-fired pizza, cing hiale (papardelle pasta with wild boar ragout, root veg etables, Barolo wine and herbs), and a pumpkin cake that is not to be missed. Santhinos is a Punta Gorda establishment that serves Mediterranean and Peruvian dishes. Its not new, but it is somewhat hidden in a strip shopping center a bit south of downtown. Its worth ferreting out for its excellent ceviche, shrimp in yellow Peruvian pepper sauce, reliable Italian fare, a friendly staff and live jazz on Friday nights. Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro, 865 5th Ave. South, Naples; 594-5557 or Chapel Grill, 811 7th Ave. South, Naples; (239) 206-4310 or The Hut and Peace Tropical Gardens, 5150 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers; (239)225-0907 or www. Misto Bar & Grill, 231 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral; (239) 673-9799 or Sasses, 3651 Evans Ave., Fort Myers; (239) 278-5544 or Santhinos, 65 Cross St., Punta Gorda; (941) 8330380 or The Hut restaurant in Buckingham first opened in the 1960s. Chapel Grill in Naples, left, and delicious lamb dish from Misto Bar & Grill in Cape Coral.

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You Can Make An Appointment At Our 13195 Metro Pkwy. Fort Myers Ofce Medicaid, Medicare and Most Private Insurance AcceptedPatients With or Without Insurance Cared For Dr. Alex GumiroffGraduated from St. Matthews University School of Medicine in Orlando, Florida. Trained in OB/GYN at Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York and New York Downtown Hospital in New York City. Hospital in New York City. Dr. Juan RichiusaGraduated from Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Trained in OB/GYN at Hospital Episcopal San Lucas in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese. You Can Make An Appointment At Our 13195 Metro Pkwy. Fort Myers Ofce Medicaid, Medicare and Most Private Insurance Accepted Patients With or Without Insurance Cared For Dr. Juan Richiusa Dr. Juan Richiusa Graduated from Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Trained in OB/GYN at Hospital Episcopal San Lucas in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Jeff Garner and Dr. James Oram Welcome Dr. Alex Gumiroff and Dr. Juan Richiusa To Their Obstetrics and Gynecology Practice NC23

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The Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte CountyYour Chamber of The Arts! www.charlottearts.orgVisit our website and on-line calendar for information on all the cultural happenings in Charlotte County. WelcomeRAFFAELE PONTIYou voted for CHARLOTTE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRASNEW MUSIC DIRECTOR with your comments Charismatic Outstanding Fabulous Hes the One! Professional & Polished Many thanks to our donors, sponsors, and patrons for your support this past season. Your continued generosity enables us to bring superior quality entertainment to Charlotte County.FOR PRICING AND SEATING OR TO ORDER TICKETS:(941) 205-9743www.CharlotteSymphony.comSEASON 2013/2014 CONCERTS: November 17th Spectacular December 8th Glorious January 12th Exhilarating February 23rd Brilliant March 23rd Triumphant RAFFAELE PONTI SEASON 2013/2014 CONCERTS:November 17th Spectacular December 8th .. Glorious January 12th ....Exhilarating February 23rd .. Brilliant March 23rd .......Triumphant WelcomeCHARLOTTE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRASNEW MUSIC DIRECTORFor Pricing and Seating or to order tickets: (941) FUN CLASSES & ORIGINAL ARTWORK at the VISUAL ARTS CENTER 941.639.8810 and always A D M I S S I O N MF, 9am4pm & Sat, 10am 2pm Bringing you the Finest in Contemporary Art 210 Taylor Street, #116 Punta Gorda, FL941-639-6365 Creations at the Village Located in Fishermans Village near Harpoon Harrys941-639-6363 Located in Fishermans Village Located in Fishermans Village Dec. 4Dec. 22, 2013 A CHRISTMAS CACTUS Jan. 22Feb. 16, 2014 THE LAST ROMANCE Mar. 12Apr. 6, 2014 A TOUCH OF DANGER Apr. 30May 18, 2014 THE FOURPOSTER Jun. 11Jun. 29, 2014 THE HEIRESS 2013-2014 SEASON PRODUCTIONS!Box Office(941) 475-675610:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WEEKDAYS AND ONE HOUR BEFORE A PERFORMANCE PH. 941-255-1022 OR WWW.CHARLOTTEPLAYERS.ORG Your Community Theater Center Your Community Theater Center Your Community Theater Center Creators Touch Featuring Local Artists 941-575-0022 Unique and Distinctive Gifts for Every Occasion Open 7 Days a Week During Season CHARLOTTE AREA ARTS

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NC25 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 25 HE BEST SOUVENIRS TO TAKE HOME AFTER vacation are things that will remind you of the place you visited. They are also the best items to decorate a seasonal residence, so your home has a local theme and feel. Through Southwest Florida, independently owned retail stores and artist cooperatives offer everything from craft beer to craft jewelry. And, of course, you can also find that must-have back scratcher made from petrified alli gator claws, the perfect present for Uncle Bob. Our list can guide you to shops from Punta Gorda south to Marco Island where you can find everything from fine art to fun and frivolous things that say South west Florida.Lovegrove Gallery & GardensVibrant paintings by Pine Island resident Leoma Lovegrove depicting local wildlife and scenery on canvas, coconuts, furniture, apparel, roof shingles, card board. 4637 Pine Island Road NW, Matlacha (239) 283-6453 Ms. Lovegrove is also represented at: Blue Mangrove, Marco Island Denmark Interiors, Fort Myers and Naples Dennison-Moran Gallery, Naples Edison-Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers The Franklin Shops, downtown Fort Myers Island Girl, Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs http://www.leomalovegrove.comCreations Gallery Fine, fun and functional art by local artists. 210 Taylor St., Punta Gorda (941) 639-6365 www.creationsgallery.netLocal ColorArtwork by local artists, one-of-a-kind jewelry, resort wear and gifts. 1021-B Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach (239) 463-9199 www.localcolorfmb.comNaples Beach BreweryNew artisanal microbrewery offering tours and tastings of yearround and seasonal beers. Sells logo t-shirts, hats, pint glasses, bumper stickers. 4110 Enterprise Ave., Naples (239) 304-8795 www.naplesbeachbrewery.comNaples Soap CompanySoaps (80 varieties), bath bombs, sham poo, conditioner, moisturizers, scrubs with natural olive oil, shea butter, coconut oil and cocoa butter bases. Top seller: Sea salt soap (no fragrance/color). Three locations: 1. 1200 Fifth Ave. S., Naples (888) 256-8265 2. Fishermens Village 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda (941) 916-9260 3. Downtown Fort Myers 2273 First St. (239) 226-9005 www.naplessoap.comT SHOPPING IN THE SUNSHINECOURTESY IMAGES and artist cooperatives offer everything from craft Naples Beach Brewery offering tours and tastings of yearround and seasonal beers. Sells logo t-shirts, hats, pint glasses, bumper stickers. Naples Soap Company Soaps (80 varieties), bath bombs, sham poo, conditioner, moisturizers, scrubs with natural olive oil, shea butter, coconut oil and Beatles on the Beach by local artist Leoma Lovegrove.

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NC26 26 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLYSun Harvest CitrusSeasonally sells (and ships) oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, tangelos, Key lime items, peaches. Top sell ers on-site: fresh-squeezed juices (orange, grapefruit, strawberry orange, cranberry orange, lemonade) and soft-serve ice cream (orange-vanilla and key limechocolate). 14810 Metro Parkway, Fort Myers (800) 743-1480 www.sunharvestcitrus.comNav-A-Gator Alligator heads, claw keychains, claw and tooth neck laces, petrified gator claws back scratches, alligator jerky. 9700 S.W. Riverview Circle, Lake Suzy (941) 627-3474 www.nav-a-gator.comSea Grape Gallery A member cooperative gallery offering original fine art paintings and 3D art pieces. 113 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda (941) 575-1718 www.seagrapegallery.comTin CityNaples themed and inspired memorabilia. Stores include: Caribongo (sun-activated shirts), Peace Frogs (magnets, mugs, shot glasses, t-shirts) and Bondi Surf (childrens clothing). 1200 Fifth Ave. S., Naples (239) 262-4200 www.tin-city.comVisual Arts Center Art, jewelry, accesso ries, clothing by mem ber artists available in the gift shop. The center also houses three galler ies and an art library. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda (941) 639-8810 www.visualartcenter.orgSanibel storeshttp://www.shoponsanibel.comTahitian GardensShops in this center include Adventures in Paradise and Sanibel Resort Wear for island t-shirts and C. Tur tles, Cedar Chest Fine Jewelry and Shiny Objects for fine jewelry and fun baubles. 1975-2019 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Sun Harvest Citrus is the place for fresh citrus and terrific ice cream.Flamingo by Marcus Thomas.Frilled Lizard by Tanis Begg

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NC33 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 31 VANDY MAJOR / FLOIRDA WEEKLYCOURTEESY PHOTO The Caloosahatchee River and downtown Fort Myers from the rooftop lounge at the Firestone Grille, Martini & Sky Bar.FABULOUS VIEWS The landmark Naples Fishing Pier at sundown.

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NC36 36 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLY OUTHWEST FLORIDA RESIDENTS LIVE IN A SUNspangled corner of the world that attracts folks from around the world. All of Southwest Florida, from Marco Island to the beaches off Sarasota, is a haven from cold and dreary places, from lands of strife and out-of-control crime. The lure is more than warm weather, sandy beaches and blue skies. Those amenities cant be discounted. Not for a moment, of course. Southwest Florida, though, bursts with destinations and reasons to visit. Its about golf courses and fish ing and birding. Its fine dining along Fifth Avenue South in Naples and in downtown Punta Gorda and places in between. Its three spring training ballparks that attract tens of thousands of baseball fans every February and March. Folks come from far away to golf, swim, boat and go a-birding, if theres such a word. But for locals, there are many nearby destinations worth a drive that dont require airfare. Many Naples residents have never, perhaps, visited Boca Grande, an enclave of tony homes and lovely res taurants on Gasparilla Island in Lee County. How many Port Charlotte residents have attended plays at Florida Rep in downtown Fort Myers? How often do Sanibel residents venture all the way to the Mercato in Naples to shop, dine and watch movies in the sumptuous Sil verspot Cinema? So many places. So many destinations. Cape Harbour NESTLED IN THE MIDDLE OF LEE COUNTY, SITUATED IN CAPE Coral and across the Caloosahatchee from south Fort Myers, Cape Harbour provides more than a place to dock boats and quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. The abundance of things to do is clear from clicking on Cape Harbours website, There, the website proclaims, the place is all about the boating.S COURTESY PHOTO Cape Harbour is all about the dining and lifestyle.OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

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NC37 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 37COURTESY PHOTOThen a slide show on the web site advises that Cape Harbour is all about the shopping. And so it goes. Cape Harbour is all about the dining and its also all about the lifestyle. So, its clear Cape Harbour is about all those things for those lucky enough to reside there. Yes, there is a marina at Cape Harbour, one only 3 miles from the Gulf. What would a place with Harbour in its name be without a marina? The marina includes a place to store boats called, appropriately enough, The Boat House. There are also 76 wet slips. Theres also places for human beings, lots of them in two 15-story condo tow ers. And a fairly new addition to the community are the Funky Fish Houses, which are described as Key Weststyle cottages. Although the homes are private, much of Cape Harbour is open to the public. That includes restaurants and shops and a farmers market. All right there in Cape Coral and a short drive from Fort Myers. (Directions: From U.S. 41 in south Fort Myers, go west on College Parkway and over the Cape Coral Bridge. The road turns into Cape Coral Parkway. Stay there until South Chiquita and turn left. Then a right on Cape Har bour Drive.)Goodland DOWN NEARLY TO THE SOUTHERNMOST POINT OF WHAT COUL D be considered Southwest Florida is the hamlet of Good land on the southeast corner of Marco Island. The community consists of 256 acres, a tad smaller than 279-acre Lakes Regional Park in south Fort Myers. Goodlands population was listed as 267 in the 2010 U.S. Census. That means every resident could fit in the 326seat Blackburn Hall, the Sugden Community Theatres main venue in downtown Naples. The towns tidy size and quaintness are part of the charm of Goodland, a place where streets sport names such as Sunset Court, East Mango Avenue and Angler Drive. One of Goodlands best known residents died in 2012, but his legacy continues. Stan Gober, 86 when he passed away, owned Stans Idle Hour Seafood Restaurant, a slice of Old Florida where the menu includes conch fritters and gator bites. Yall aint in Kansas anymore when you dine at Stans Idle House. Mr. Gober also started the popular Goodland Mullet Festival in 1985. His memorial service was attended by hundreds of friends, who came to pay respects to a man who helped put the Good in Goodland, down there nearly at the end of Southwest Florida. (Directions: South on I-75, take exit 101 and get on S.R. 951 toward Marco Island. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for Rookery Bay Reserve/Edison College/ Naples/Marco Island and merge onto Collier Boulevard/ C.R/ 951. Turn left on S.R. 90/U.S. 41. Go about eight miles and turn right onto San Marco Road. Go about 6.6 miles and then left toward Goodland Drive and then left on Goodland Drive.EnglewoodEnglewood is a singular place in two counties, strad dling the Charlotte and Sarasota county line about 50 miles north of downtown Fort Myers. Englewood touts itself as the Gem of the Suncoast. It is a jewel of a place much closer to the Gulf of Mexico than to Interstate 75. Although Englewood doesnt have easy Interstate access the town is within 90 miles of three airports, Tampa, Sarasota and Southwest Florida International. To get there by car from U.S. 41 turn west on S.R. 776 and head toward the Gulf, go past Charlotte Sports Park and drive a few more miles. And youll be in Englewood. The town of 14,863 is near another gem, Manasota Key, a barrier island with beautiful homes and a canopy road. Englewood offers a bit of everything from Stump Pass State Park to Catanias Winery and the Lemon Bay Playhouse. Downtown Englewood offers a small town feel that is clearly smaller than downtown Punta Gorda, Fort Myers and Naples but has some of the same pleasures. Vino Loco is a place for wine and live music. There are places to shop such as Dearborn Street Jewelry and places to eat such as the Mango Bistro. Englewood also boasts the Lemon Bay Chord Company, a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society. Thats yet another reason Englewood is proud to call itself the Gem of the Suncoast. (Directions: From I-75, take Exit 164and go west on U.S. 17 toward Punta Gorda. Then left on S.R. 35/U.S. 17. Then north on U.S. 51 and then left n W. River Road, which will lead you to Dearborn Street in Englewood.) Stans Idle Hour Seafood Restaurant in Goodland is a slice of Old Florida.

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NC38 38 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLY OUTHWEST FLORIDA HAS SOME OF THE BEST ECO tourism in the world. Thanks to its natural beaches, slender barrier islands and wild life-laden backbays, you can get up close and personal with nature. Plus, its inland locations offer eco-diversity like youd find surfing through Discovery Channel. Whether youre on vacation or live here, being an eco-tourist is made easier because of the highquality eco tour providers throughout Southwest Flori da, many of which belong to the statewide Florida Soci ety for Ethical Ecotourism. They emphasize responsible trips to natural areas that conserve the environment, rather than impact it. Besides feeling good about that, you get to take home an outdoor experience worth bragging about. Here are five eco-tours that showcase Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties from the freshwater wonder land of the Everglades to the magical saltwater expans es of the regions estuaries. Everglades day tripEverglades Day Safari is a Fort Myers-Naples com pany that provides one of the best full-day, guided eco-tours of the Everglades. Each tour is designed to explore the four main ecosystems that make up the Glades: the sawgrass prairie, mangrove estuary, cypress swamp and pine savannah. The cool thing about this tour is you dont have to fumble with your GPS to get yourself to the Everglades. For example, there are four Lee County-based pickup stops in Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach and Estero. Each trip includes an airboat ride, a boat cruise into the Ten Thousand Islands, a lunch (gator appetizers, of course), a drive through Big Cypress Preserve and a nature walk.; 800-472-3069 or 239-472-1559 Breakfast eco-tourHow bout a little wildlife with your morning OJ? Sanibel-based Tarpon Bay Explorers does an ecologi cal tour aboard a 40-passenger vessel and serves you breakfast with your sunrise. Its the perfect way to beat the crowds and experience one of the most scenic set tings on Sanibel Tarpon Bay, which is part of the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.S FLORIDA WEEKLY FILE PHOTOS With 1.5 million acres of swamps, sawgrass prairies and subtropical jungles, Everglades National Park is one of the most unusual public parks in the U.S.ON THE WILD SIDE

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NC44 44 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLY STATE PARKS Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park ( 12301 Burnt Store Road Punta Gorda (941) 575-5861 Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park is comprised of 42,000 acres and protects 70 miles of shoreline along Charlotte Harbor in Charlotte and Lee Counties. Boating, canoeing and kayaking, fishing. Gasparilla Island State Park ( 880 Belcher Road Boca Grande (941) 964-0375 The centerpiece of Gasparilla is the restored Boca Grande Lighthouse built in 1890. Swimming, snorkeling, shing and nature study are popular activities. Beaches, bicycling, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, picnicking, restrooms, swimming, wildlife viewing. Don Pedro Island State Park ( 880 Belcher Road Boca Grande (941) 964-0375 Don Pedro, part of an extensive chain of barrier islands extending along Floridas Gulf Coast, is accessible only by private boat or ferry. Boaters can tie up at the dock on the mangrove-lined bay side of the island. Boating, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, picnicking, restrooms, swimming, wildlife viewing. Cayo Costa State Park ( 880 Belcher Road Boca Grande (941) 964-0375 With nine miles of beautiful beaches and acres of pine forests, oak-palm hammocks and mangrove swamps, this barrier island park is a Gulf Coast paradise. Beaches, bicycling, boating, cabins, camping, canoeing and kayaking, concession and restaurant, fishing, hiking/ nature trail, picnicking, swimming, wildlife viewing. Mound Key Archaeological State Park ( Managed by Koreshan State Historic Site 3800 Corkscrew Road Estero (239) 992-0311 Prehistoric Native Americans are credited with creating this islands complex of mounds with an accumulation of seashells, sh bones and pottery. Mound Key is believed to have been the ceremonial center of the Calusa Indians when the Spaniards rst attempted to colonize Southwest Florida. Boating, fishing, hiking/nature trail, interpretive exhibit, restrooms, wildlife viewing. Lovers Key State Park ( 8700 Estero Blvd. Fort Myers Beach (239) 463-4588 A haven for wildlife, the islands and their waters are home to West Indian manatees, bottlenose dolphins, roseate spoonbills, marsh rabbits, and bald eagles. The two-mile long beach is accessible by boardwalk or tram and is popular for shelling, swimming, picnicking and sunbathing. Beaches, bicycling, boat ramp, canoeing and kayaking, concession and restaurant, fishing, hiking/nature trail, picnicking, playground, restrooms, showers, swimming, tours, visitor center, wildlife viewing. Koreshan State Historic Site ( 3800 Corkscrew Road Estero (239) 992-0311 Visitors can sh, picnic, boat and hike where Cyrus Teeds visionaries, who came to Estero in 1894 to build New Jerusalem for his new faith, Koreshanity, once carried out survey experiments to prove the horizon on the beaches of Collier County curves upward. Boat ramp, camping, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, historic site, picnicking, playground, restrooms, wildlife viewing. Estero Bay Preserve State Park ( Managed by Koreshan State Historic Site 3800 Corkscrew Road Estero ( (239) 992-0311 The rst aquatic preserve established in Florida, this is one of the most productive estuaries in the state. The bay is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including the bald eagle. Bicycling, boating, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, restrooms, wildlife viewing. Collier-Seminole State Park ( 20200 E. Tamiami Trail Naples (239) 394-3397 The 7,271-acre park lies partly within the great mangrove swamp of southern Florida, one of the largest mangrove swamps in the world. Bicycling, boat ramp, camping, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, picnicking, playground, restrooms, showers, wildlife viewing. Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park ( 11135 Gulfshore Drive Naples ( (239) 597-6196 The mile-long stretch of white sugar sand at Delnor-Wiggins has been rated one of the best beaches in the nation. The 166acre park is a tropical paradise for beach lovers, boaters and divers. Beaches, boat ramp, boating, fishing, picnicking, restroom facilities, scuba diving, showers, swimming, wildlife viewing. Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park 137 Coastline Drive. Copeland (239) 695-4593 A 2,000-foot long boardwalk at Big Cypress Bend, meandering through the old growth cypress, enables the visitor to experience the beauty of this unusual swamp. Hiking/nature trail, tour, wildlife viewing. Big Cypress National Preserve Oasis Visitor Center 52105 Tamiami Trail East Ochopee (239) 695-1201 ( Big Cypress National Preserve contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plant communities that are home to a diversity of wildlife, including the elusive Florida panther. Canoeing and kayaking, hiking, hunting, ORV use, tours. J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge 1 Wildlife Drive ( Sanibel (239) 472-1100 ( The refuge is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States. It is world famous for its spectacular migratory bird populations. Everglades National Park Gulf Coast Visitor Center 815 Oyster Bar Lane ( Everglades City (239) 695-2591 Everglades National Park, the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, boasts rare and endangered species. Hiking, camping, fishing, boating, canoe and kayak trails, tours. SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AREA STATE PARKS Koreshan State Historic Site Gator at J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

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NC45 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 45 LEE COUNTY PARKS Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium 3450 Ortiz Ave. Fort Myers (239) 275-3435 The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium is an environmental education organization. The 105-acre site has a museum, three nature trails, a planetarium, buttery and bird aviaries, a gift shop and meeting and picnic areas. Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve Located just north of Veterans Parkway, East end of SE 23rd Terrace Cape Coral (239) 549-4606 Four Mile Cove / Eco Park is a brackish water wetland area that features a walking trail, visitor center, Veterans Memorial Area, and seasonal kayak rentals. Possible wildlife sightings include eagles, ibis, herons, other wading and migratory birds, raccoons and snakes. Lakes Regional Park 7330 Gladiolus Drive Fort Myers (239) 533-7575 The 279-acre facility features 158 acres of freshwater quarry lake. The lake, with depths ranging from a few inches to 20 feet, boasts good shing for bass, bream and other freshwater species. The lake also supports an array of wildlife, including the American alligator. A variety of birds including ibis, egrets, herons, cormorants and anhingas will offer good bird watching and photographic opportunities. A miniature train runs through the north end of park. Boat and bike rentals are available. Manatee Park 10901 Palm Beach Blvd. Fort Myers (239) 690-5030 Manatee Park is a non-captive refuge for the Florida manatee. View manatees in the wild between the months of November and March. The park has an extensive buttery garden along with picnic areas and shelters, a shing pier on the Orange River, canoe/kayak launch to the Orange River, a program amphitheater and playground. Ostego Bay Marine Science Center 718 Fishermans Wharf Fort Myers Beach (239) 765-8101 The center provides a marine science experience through interactive exhibits, aquariums, hands-on tank, collections and displays. Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road Sanibel (239) 472-2329 The foundation is dedicated to the conservation of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed. It manages more than 1,300 acres on the island. Its Nature Center features four miles of trails (with an observation tower), exhibits, a touch tank, buttery house and nature shop. Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve 7791 Penzance Crossing Fort Myers (239) 533-7550 The Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve is more than 2,500 acres of a wetland ecosystem. Myriad animals such as otters, alligators, turtles, wading birds, and more live at the Slough (pronounced slew) year round. Others, such as migrating birds and butteries, use the Slough as a feeding area or a winter home.COLLIER PARKS North Collier Regional Park 15000 Livingston Road Naples (239) 252-4000 The park has eight soccer elds, ve softball elds, the Sun-N-Fun Lagoon Water Park, a tness complex, Calusa fossil dig play area for children, an interactive playground, tours and education. Freedom Park 1515 Golden Gate Parkway Naples (239) 252-4000 The park is approximately 50 acres and sits at the northeast corner of Goodlette-Frank Road and Golden Gate Parkway. Amenities include a 5-acre lake with approximately 3,500 feet of boardwalk constructed throughout the park. Other amenities include a 2,500-square-foot education facility with restrooms, six lookout pavilions, water fountains and walking trails. Educational and information signage is available throughout the park. Sugden Regional Park 4284 Avalon Drive Naples (239) 252-4000 This waterfront park boasts the beautiful view of Lake Avalon with one of Collier Countys only freshwater beaches. Amenities include a 60-acre lake, lakeside beach, paddle boat rentals, walking path around the lake, a gazebo, playground, picnic areas, and sailing and water ski lessons. Lowdermilk Beach Park 257 Banyan Blvd. Naples (239) 213-3029 Lowdermilk Beach Park is one of those Naples beaches that is a hot spot for tourists and locals alike. The beach park offers 1,000 feet of pristine beachfront, plenty of picnic tables for a lunch with your family and friends, a playground for the kids, volleyball court, and a wonderful duck pond. Located near Fifth Avenue South, Third Street South and Tin City, Lowdermilk Beach Park is a great spot to take a break from shopping and go relax in the Florida Sunshine. Vanderbilt Beach Park End of Vanderbilt Beach Road Naples (239) 252-4000 Vanderbilt Beach offers wide space for all visitors, gorgeous white sand surroundings, sea oats and restroom access. During season, it can be a task nding a spot on the beach, but there is plenty of sand for everyone. If you arrive before 10 a.m. January to March, there will be plenty of spreading room on beautiful Vanderbilt Beach.CHARLOTTE PARKS Gilchrist Park 400 W. Retta Esplanade Punta Gorda (941) 575-3324 Eleven acres along Charlotte Harbor, sidewalk for walking, jogging and biking, basketball court, playground, two tennis courts, shing pier, gardens, gazebo, restrooms, shelters, picnic tables, small beach and four parking lots. Laishley Park 100 Nesbit St. Punta Gorda ( Gazebo with pond and fountain, veterans garden, shelter with picnic tables, restrooms, shing pier, boat ramp, sidewalk for walking, jogging and biking, parking throughout park. Ponce de Leon Park ( 3400 Ponce De Leon Parkway ( Punta Gorda park_locations.htmlTen acres on Charlotte Harbor at Ponce de Leon Inlet, quarter-mile raised boardwalk through wetland area, educational signage, boat ramp, boat trailer parking, two shing piers, playground, man-made beach, shelter, restrooms, picnic tables, Peace River Wildlife Center, parking and beautiful view.COURTESY PHOTOS Everglades National Park

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NC48 48 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLY Voted BEST Family Dining Last 6 Years and counting! Voted as a Top 5 Best Breakfast in Florida By Southern Living Breakfast Live Music Huge Kids Menu Outside Tropical Dining Endless Happy Hour Open 7 am 10 pm 7 Days a Week Microsoft Tag 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Thank you for your continued support! 2013 Attractions Edison & Ford Winter Estates The winter homes of Thomas A. Edison and Henry Ford, beautifully situated along the Caloosahatchee River, are some of the greatest historic treasures in Southwest Florida. The Estates offers extensive guided tours of the Edison and Ford homes, gardens and laboratory. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. 2350 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers (239) 334-7419 Shell Factory The Shell Factory is one of Southwest Floridas top destinations for family entertainment and shopping. It holds the worlds largest collection of seashells and shell specimens. You will also nd the nest fossils and sea life, not to mention the most beautiful, top-of-theline coral. 2787 North Tamiami Trail North Fort Myers (239) 995-2141 The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums purpose is to educate about shells, mollusks, and the natural environment through exhibits, educational programs, library services, and publications. 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road Sanibel (239) 395-2233 Imaginarium Hands-on Museum & Aquarium Learning is fun for the whole family at the Imaginarium Hands-On Museum & Aquarium. There are more than 60 exhibits as well as a hands-on experience at the marine touch tank with stingrays and more. Other displays include live sh, sharks, turtles, swans and iguanas. 2000 Cranford Ave. Fort Myers (239) 321-7420 Mike Greenwells Bat-A-Ball & Family Fun ParkFor family fun, Greenwells has it all: go-cart tracks, miniature golf, batting cages, paintball and a 6,000-square-foot arcade.35 NE Pine Island Road Cape Coral (239) 574-4386 Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Racing & Poker A long-time landmark and popular recreational facility on Floridas southwest coast, the racetrack operates throughout the year with greyhound racing, full card simulcasting of dogs and thoroughbreds, as well as a casino-style poker room. 10601 Bonita Beach Road Bonita Springs (239) 992-2411 Naples Fishing Pier The Naples Fishing Pier is one of the most popular attractions in Naples. Originally built in 1888 as a freight and passenger dock, the Naples Pier stands as a Left: A conch shell from the Shell Factory. Above: Imaginarium Handson Museum & AquariumCOURTESY PHOTO

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Island Hopping: Drive out to beautiful Captiva Island and enjoy one of our extraordinary island expeditions. Useppa Island, Cabbage Key, Cayo Costa, Boca Grande, Dolphin, Sunset and Sailing Cruises. PR I VATE EX PE DI TI ON S AND CHARTERS AVA I LA B LE. Call 239-472-5300 Reservations & Departure CAPTIVA CRUISES Passport Passport Passport TO AMAZING ISLAND ADVENTURES Passport Passport Passport Goodtimes Boat Rental941-629-5600 Located at the El Jobean Public Boat Ramp on 776 www.goodtimesboatrental.comDAILY, WEEKLY, AND MONTHLY RENTALSALSO AVAILABLE SAVE 50% ON YOUR BOAT RENTALSJOIN GOODTIMES BOAT RENTAL CAPTAINS CLUB AND ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF A BOAT WITHOUT OWNING IT NC49 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 49community landmark. Open 24 hours daily. 25 12th Ave. S. Naples (239) 213-3062 Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens A paved path almost a mile in length winds past rare and beautiful animals residing within a historic tropical garden planted in 1919. In this tropical setting, guests delight in seeing many of their favorite animals including lions, antelope, tigers and monkeys. In addition, they also discover an array of more rarely seen creatures such as the endangered Malagasy fosas, Red River hogs, or an Asian deer that barks and eats meat. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. 1590 Goodlette-Frank Road Naples (239) 262-5409 Red Neck Yacht Club Go mudding at Floridas largest off-road mud camp featuring an oval mud race track, mudding trails, camping, RV parking and mud holes. 44570 Bermont Road (County Road 74) Punta Gorda (941) 505-8465 Fishermens Village Located directly on Charlotte Harbor, Fishermens Village offers an array of exclusive boutiques, shops and superb dining. The award-winning marina offers cruise boats, shing boats, rental speed boats, kayaks, bicycles and a heated swimming pool. 1200 West Retta Esplanade No. 57A Punta Gorda (941) 639-8721 The Military Heritage & Aviation Museum The museum displays include authentic artifacts and memorabilia representing most military conicts in which the United States has participated, from the Civil War to the present. Fishermens Village 1200 West Retta Esplanade # 48 Punta Gorda (941) 575-9002 Babcock Wilderness Adventures Babcock Ranch offers visitors the perfect setting to immerse themselves in nature. From swamp buggy tours with Babcock Wilderness Adventures to overnight accommodations at the Cypress Lodge, youll nd yourself face to face with wildlife in an Old Florida setting. 8000 State Road 31 Punta Gorda (800) 500-5583 Warm Mineral Springs The ancient springs is a pool of 87-degree water with 51 minerals that draws visitors from around the world. 12200 San Servando Ave. North Port (941) 575-9002 Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center The center provides more than 20 different educational programs and has more than 8 miles of hiking trail and other recreational opportunities. Alligator Creek 10941 Burnt Store Road Punta Gorda (941) 575-5435 Cedar Point 2300 Placida Road Englewood (941) 475-0769 Blanchard House Museum A museum of African American history and culture in Charlotte County. 406 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Punta Gorda (941) 575-7518 www.blanchardhousemuseum.blogspot. com Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary Pack a picnic lunch and spend a day at the sanctuary that provides recovery and living environments for abandoned and abused exotic wildlife. 41660 Horseshoe Road Punta Gorda (239) 543-1130 Nav-A-Gator Grill Air boat rides, river boat tours, boat and canoe rentals, Old Florida rock music. The Nav-A-Gator is a slice of Old Florida. 9700 SW Riverview Circle Arcadia (941) 627-3474 Nav-A-Gator Grill

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Three locations to serve youCharlotte Countys #1 Independent Used Car Dealer for 18 Years in a Row Gene Gormans Family Motors4380 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33980 (941)-625-2141 Gene Gormans Premier Auto Sales1305 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda, FL 33950 (941)-639-7300 Gene Gormans Dirt Cheap Cars3305 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33980 (941)-639-1601 GENE GORMANS Owen Gorman Owen Gorman Owen Gorman Owen Gorman Owen Gorman Owen Gorman Owen Gorman Owen Gorman Owen Gorman Owen Gorman Owen Gorman Owen Gorman TEAM OF DEALERSHIPS Charlotte Countys #1 Independent 2011-2013 Farm & Ocean to table Fine wines by the glass & bottle10 time winner peoples choice Best All Around RestaurantValue, Year round Early Diner Advantage 131 West Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 941-639-9080 The Leader in downtown Punta Gordas Renaissance NC52 52 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLY Cultural venues BIG ARTS Center Music, dance, visual arts, lectures, lm, live theater 900 Dunlop Road Sanibel (239) 395-0900 Florida Repertory Theatre Drama, comedy, musicals 2268 Bay St. Fort Myers (239) 332-4488 Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall Orchestra, Broadway, performances 8099 College Parkway Fort Myers (239) 481-4849 Broadway Palm and Off Broadway Palm Comedy, musicals 1380 College Parkway Fort Myers (239) 278-4422 Alliance for the Arts Theater, art exhibits, classes 10091 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers (239) 939-2787 Theatre Conspiracy Drama, comedy, new plays The Foulds Theater 10091 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers (239) 936-3239 Gulf Coast Symphony Symphonies Various locations in Lee County (239) 481-4849 Southwest Florida Symphony Symphonies Various locations in Lee County Box Office: 12651 McGregor Blvd. No. 4-403 Fort Myers (239) 418-1500 Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center Art exhibits, music, theater, lm 2301 First St. Fort Myers (239) 333-1933 The Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater Drama, comedy, musicals 2200 Periwinkle Way Sanibel (239) 472-6862 FGCU Bower School of Music Music 10501 FGCU Blvd. Fort Myers (239) 590-1000 Bob Rauschenberg Gallery Fine art 8099 College Parkway Fort Myers (239) 489-9313 Naples Players Drama, comedy, musicals 701 Fifth Ave. South Naples (239) 263-7990 ArtisNaples Philharmonic orchestra, Broadway, performances, speakers 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd. Naples (239) 597-1900 COURTESY PHOTOArtisNaples.

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We take the time to get to know you and your medicationsCaring beyond prescriptions.Come join our family! WE DELIVER! 941-505-1095 Fax 941-505-1590U.S. 41 NEXT TO CROSS STREET NC53 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 53 The Naples Museum of Art at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts Fine art 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd. Naples (239) 597-1900 The von Liebig Art Center and the Naples Art Association Fine art, exhibits, classes 585 Park St. Naples (239) 262-6517 The Norris Center Music, lms, comedy, live performances 755 Eighth Ave. S. Naples (239) 213-3049 aspx?NID=119 Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs Art exhibits, performances, classes 26100 Old U.S. 41 Road Bonita Springs (239) 495-8989 Asolo Repertory Theatre Drama, comedy, musicals FSU Center for the Performing Arts adjacent to the Ringling Museum of Art 5555 North Tamiami Trail Sarasota (941) 3518000 or (800) 361-8388 Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Broadway, performances 777 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota (800) 826-9303 Visual Arts Center Galleries, art exhibits, classes 210 Maud St. Punta Gorda (941) 639-8810 Charlotte Symphony Symphonies Center for Performing Arts and Education 701 Carmalita St. Punta Gorda. (941) 205-9743 The Cultural Center Theatre A venue of the Charlotte Players 2280 Aaron St. Port Charlotte (941) 625-4175, Ext. 220 The Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater, music, community events 2280 Aaron St. Port Charlotte (941) 625-4175 Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center Concerts, dancing, symphonies 75 Taylor St. Punta Gorda (941) 833-5444 Langdon Playhouse A venue of the Charlotte Players 1182 Market Circle St. Murdock (941) 625-4175, Ext. 220 Lemon Bay Playhouse Community theater 96 West Dearborn St. Englewood (941) 475-6756 COURTESY PHOTOThe Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center.

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FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED4462 Duncan Rd (Hwy 17) Punta Gorda40 YEARS EXPERIENCEMANY MAKES AND M ODELS AVAIL ABLE! (941) 624-0077 3785 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte Thankful To Be Consistently Voted # 1 Thankful To Be License # AAA00101150 NC54 54 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLY Not-to-miss events ArtFest Fort Myers Feb. 1-2 ArtFest Fort Myers is one of Southwest Floridas premier art festivals. Enjoy and purchase artwork in a variety of mediums and prices from more than 200 nationally recognized artists from across the country and around the world. Admission is free. 2443 First St. Fort Myers (239) 768-3602 7th annual Coconut Point Art Festival Feb. 8-9 Coconut Point, in Estero, will host the annual Coconut Point Art Festival. Fine art, music and more will occupy the streets for two fun-lled days. There will be paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics, and more. Coconut Point 23130 Fashion Drive, Estero The Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade Feb. 15 The Grand Parade, one of the largest nighttime parades in the country, pays tribute to celebrated Fort Myers winter resident Thomas Edison. It has been named one of North Americas top 100 events and one of the top 20 events in the Southeast. Downtown Fort Myers, (239) 334-2999 Bonita Springs National Art Festivals Jan. 11-12, Feb. 8-9, March 8-9 Enjoy the work of national and international artists, plus the ambiance of the Promenade while supporting the many programs of the Center for the Arts. The Promenade at Bonita Bay Charlotte County Fair Jan. 31-Feb. 9 Amusement rides, animals, fair food and bull riding. 2333 El Jobean Road Port Charlotte (941) 629-4252 The Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair Feb. 27March 9 An old-fashioned country fair features agriculture, horticulture, home-baked goods, small farm animals and a horse show. It also includes 50 to 60 carnival rides, games and food booths. Lee Civic Center 11831 Bayshore Road North Fort Myers, (239) 543-7469 34th annual Naples National Art Festival Feb. 22-23 Entertainment, juried art, food Naples Art Association Cambier Park and Eighth Street, Naples Collier County Fair March 13-23 Midway rides, 4-H competitions and favorite fair foods.The Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade takes place Feb. 15. COURTESY PHOTOS SPECIALIZING IN FOREIGN NATIONALS FROM GERMANY, CANADA AND SPAIN SPECIALIZING IN FOREIGN NATIONALS FROM GERMANY, CANADA AND SPAIN SPECIALIZING IN FOREIGN NATIONALS FROM GERMANY, CANADA AND SPAIN TimothyJBlanton@yahoo.com239.246.8952TimBlantonREALTOR www.TopProducerTim.comAs your trusted, professional real estate partner, I am dedicated in helping you achieve your real estate goals-whether you are buying, selling your home or relocating to Southwest Florida.MEMBER OF LEE, COLLIER AND CHARLOTTE COUNTY BOARD OF REALTORS

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Call Dr. Okomski today at 941-205-2666 to learn why da Vinci Hysterectomy may be your best treatment option.Today, Dr. Okomski a skilled gynecological surgeon, can treat early stage gynecologic cancerminimally invasively with da Vinci Hysterectomy. Dr. Okomski performs a number of procedures requiring only a few small incisions, so you can get back to life faster. at means much smaller scars and without the usual recovery following major surgery. Dr. Charlene Okomski, D.O.P.A.-FACOOG Dr. Charlene Okomski Board Certied Obstetrics & Gynecology941-205-2666 (Medical)941-205-5500 (Cosmetics)Call for a FREE Consultation for Cosmetics Punta Gorda, Healthcare with a Womans Touch Call Dr. Okomski today at 941-205-2666 to Call Dr. Okomski today at 941-205-2666 to Hysterectomy. Dr. Okomski performs a Dr. Okomski performs a number of procedures small incisions, so you recovery following major recovery following major NC56 56 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLYFairgrounds are 10 miles east of I-75 (exit 111) Immokalee Road, (239) 455-1444 Fort Myers Film Festival March 19-23 With opening night gala at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, lms at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center and awards ceremony at the Broadway Palm Theatre. (239) 810-6323 Recurring events Fort Myers Art Walk First Friday of each month The monthly Art Walk runs throughout downtown Fort Myers from 6 to 10 p.m. on the rst Friday of each month. It includes more than a dozen art stops and features new art shows, displays, live music, and the traditional after party. Downtown Fort Myers MusicWalk Third Friday of each month The downtown Saturday event features live music at a variety of venues, including restaurants, galleries and bars, plus COURTESY GARTH FRANCIS PHOTOGRAPHY The Fort Myers Film Festival takes place March 19-23.a variety of street performers all over the newly renovated downtown Fort Myers River District. MusicWalk venues showcase a variety of music, from acoustic soloists to punk rock, piano, steel drums and saxophone. Downtown Fort Myers Downtown Punta Gorda Gallery Walk Third Thursday of each month From 5 to 8 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, visit any of the downtown merchants, restaurants and galleries for your game card. There is live entertainment, food and drink samplings, art, beauty and health demonstrations, a free trolley and an evening of fun. There is plenty of free parking. Downtown Punta Gorda (941) 639-3720 Art Walk at the Promenade Last Thursday of each month The last Thursday of each month the Promenade merchants, restaurants and artists team up to host an Art Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. Artists will provide art demonstrations. A live music performance will be featured in the courtyard. Visitors can stroll, listen to the music, enjoy the art demonstrations and visit great merchants, all in the lovely ambience of the Promenade. The Promenade at Bonita Bay 26811 S. Bay Drive Bonita Springs (239) 495-8989 ART ALIVE walks First Wednesday each month November through April (5-8 p.m.) and third weekend in November and January through March (11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday). Studios and galleries north of Pine Ridge Road and south of Trade Center Way between Taylor and Airport Pulling roads in Naples Art District. Brochures are available at Rosen Gallery & Studios 2172 J & C Blvd. Naples (239) 821-1061 The Downtown Punta Gorda Gallery Walk is the third Thursday of the month.

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NC59 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 57 GETTING CONNECTED CABLE TV/PHONE/ INTERNETCollier County Comcast Cable Naples Phone: 239-353-4832 4294 Golden Gate Parkway Comcast Cable Immokalee 239-657-8306 108 New Market Road E Comcast Cable Sales Naples Phone: 239-300-9589 1900 Tamiami Trail N. Marco Island Cable Marco Island Phone: 239-642-4545 924 Windward Drive Marco Island Cable Marco Island Phone: 239-394-4895 914 Park Ave. Suite BCharlotte County Comcast Cable Punta Gorda Phone: 941-637-1859 6400 Taylor Road Cable Television Installation Service Port Charlotte Phone: 941-391-5267 20174 Kenilworth Blvd. Lee County Comcast Cable Cape Coral Phone: 239-549-0625 4205 SE 9th Ave. Phone: 239-574-2020 1425 Viscaya Parkway No. 205 Cable Corporation of America Fort Myers Phone: 239-939-7285 2350 Crystal Cable Connection and Supply Inc. Fort Myers Phone: 239-931-9889 6250 Metro Plex Drive Time Warner Cable Fort Myers Phone: 239-543-5677 18141 N. Tamiami Trail Time Warner Cable Cape Coral Phone: 239-829-6238 2503 Del Prado Blvd. S.ELECTRIC Florida Power & Light For customer service, you can call: Lee County 239-334-7754 Collier County 239-262-1322 Charlotte County 941-639-1106 To report a power outage, call 800-4688243 or call customer service. There is no weekend customer service. People can also go to the website at Lee County Electric Cooperative Lee County Electric Cooperative covers Cape Coral, North Fort Myers, Pine Island, Sanibel, Captiva and parts of Lehigh Acres. Call 239-656-2300 or 800-5992356 or visit COMPANIESSprintFor customer service, visit or call 1-800-339-1811 or 888-723-8010. For repairs, call 1-800-788-3600, and for directory assistance, call 411.CenturyLink (formerly Embarq)For customer service, visit, or call 866-304-6820.AT&TFor customer service, visit GARBAGE COLLECTIONFort Myers City Solid Waste 239321-8050 Waste Pro in Cape Coral 239-9450800 Lee County 239-533-8000 Collier County 239-403-2380 Charlotte County 941-764-4360

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NC60 58 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLY ENROLLING IN SCHOOL HEALTHCARE SCHOOL DISTRICTSTo enroll their children in Florida schools, parents need the following information and materials: ofcial birth certicate or passport, physical exam, Florida immunization form, custody documentation, proof of residency, ofcial transcript from previous school (mandatory for high school), withdrawal form or last report card from previous school (elementary and middle school students). Each school district has enrollment periods and school choice options based on geographic area. For information on each district, contact or visit the websites of the respective county schools: Charlotte County, 1445 Education Way, Port Charlotte, 941-255-0808; www. Colllier County, 5775 Osceola Trail, Naples, 239-377-0001; www. Lee County, 2885 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, 239-334-1102; www.leeschools. net HOSPITALSLee CountyLee Memorial Health System runs four of the countys ve hospitals: Cape Coral Hospital, 636 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, 239-424-2000 Gulf Coast Medical Center, 13681 Doctors Way, Fort Myers, 239-343-1000 HealthPark Medical Center, 9981 S. HealthPark Drive, Fort Myers, 239-3435000 Lee Memorial, 2776 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, 239-343-2000 Lehigh Regional Medical Center, 1500 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres, 239-369-2101Collier CountyNCH Healthcare System operates these Collier County hospitals: Naples Community Hospital, 350 Seventh St. N., Naples, 239-436-5000 North Collier Hospital, 11190 Health Park Blvd., Naples, 239-513-7000 Physicians Regional Healthcare System operates these Collier County hospitals: Physicians Regional-Collier, 830 Collier Blvd., Naples, 239-354-6000 Physicians Regional-Pine Ridge, 6101 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, 239-348-4000Charlotte CountyCharlotte Regional Medical Center, 809 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, 941-6393131 Peace River Regional Medical Center, 2500 Harbour Blvd., Port Charlotte, 941766-4122 Fawcett Memorial Hospital, 21298 Olean Blvd., Port Charlotte, 941-629-1181FIND A PHYSICIAN OR CAREGIVERFlorida Weeklys 2014 Physcians Guide is a comprehensive listing of medical practitioners in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties. Go to www.oridaweekly. com, select your area and click Special Sections. Your guide to Southwest Florida Physicians: Lee County 16Collier County 85Charlotte County 100 to reach residents looking for information on local medical professionals. Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory DISTRIBUTED IN LEE, COLLIER AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES 3RDANNUAL 2013-2014 Southwest Florida Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory Physician Directory 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida 2013-2014 Southwest Florida ENROLLING IN SCHOOL ENROLLING IN SCHOOL SCHOOL DISTRICTS To enroll their children in Florida schools, parents need the following information and materials: ofcial birth certicate or passport, physical exam, Florida immunization form, custody documentation, proof of residency, ofcial transcript from previous school (mandatory for high school), withdrawal form or last report card from previous school (elementary and middle school students). Each school district has enrollment periods and school choice options based on geographic area. For information on each district, contact or visit the websites of the respective county schools: Charlotte County, 1445 Education Way, Port Charlotte, 941-255-0808; www. Colllier County, 5775 Osceola Trail, Naples, 239-377-0001; www. Lee County, 2885 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, 239-334-1102; www.leeschools. net

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NC59 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 59 COMMUNITY VOTINGFor information on voter registration, eligibility, precincts, early voting, election dates, absentee ballots and other information, contact the supervisor of elections ofce in your county: Charlotte County, 226 Taylor St., Punta Gorda, 941-833-5400, www. Collier County, 3295 Tamiami Trail E., Naples, 239-252-8450, www.colliervotes. com Lee County, 2480 Thompson St., Fort Myers, 239-533-8683, www.leeelections. comGETTING A DRIVERS LICENSETo get more information and specic locations for Florida Department of Motor Vehicles ofces, go to www.dmvorida. org and click on the link to DMV ofces. Following is general information on obtaining a Florida drivers license: Classes and Class E license (18 years and older) In Florida there are several types of drivers license classes, restrictions and exemptions. The most common type of drivers license is a Class E. For age 18 years or older you need: Substance Abuse Education Course or license from another state, country, or jurisdiction. Learners permit If you are under the age of 18 you must complete and pass a: Education Course or in person at the DMV) In addition, when you apply for your license you must have: and Substance Abuse Education Course Alcohol Course) number and proof of residential address. Information on these is available at Road Rules/Road Signs Practice Test: A short practice test for learners permit exam questions can be found at Intermediate license (ages 16-17) To get an intermediate license in Florida you must be at least 16 years of age and have your learners permit for 1 year without any trafc convictions. If you have received a trafc ticket while driving with your learners permit, you may be able to take trafc school to avoid a conviction. To apply for your drivers license, you need: of at least 50 hours of behind the wheel training, 10 hours of which are at night. For more details, click here: http://www. SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ANIMAL SHELTERS Lee County 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers Gulf Coast Humane Society 2010 Arcadia St., Fort Myers 239-332-0364 Collier County Humane Society Naples 239-643-1555 Collier County Domestic Animal Services 7610 Davis Blvd., Naples Charlotte County 3519 Drance St., Port Charlotte 941-625-6720

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FLORIDA WEEKLYFlorida Weekly is one of the largest circulating newsweeklies in Florida, with more than 90,000 papers in Lee, Collier, Charlotte and Palm Beach counties reaching more than 180,000 readers in print and online each week. We provide weekly print editions, online, iPad and mobile for your iPhone or Android device. Electronic Online In addition to our complete print edition, our website, www., provides photo galleries, contests, pick up locations, special sections and proles of all of our advertisers. iPad We were the rst South Florida newspaper to introduce an application for the iPad. Read the entire edition of Florida Weekly in an easy to navigate format. Go to the iTunes store and download the app to read Florida Weekly anywhere. iPhone/Android Download the easy-to-navigate smart phone version of Florida Weekly at mfm.oridaweekly. comPrintSix weekly editions covering: Fort Myers, Naples, Bonita Springs, Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte, Palm Beach Gardens/Jupiter and West Palm Beach and the Palm Beaches. Luxe Living Naples and Bonita Springs luxury living guide. At Home Charlotte Countys guide to everything about the home. Healthy Body Charlotte Countys guide to your health. Healthy Living Palm Beach Countys guide to looking and feeling better. Destination Southwest Florida (January) Discover the great things about our Southwest Florida communities. Arts Preview (February) Our denitive guide to the Southwest Florida arts, theater and music scenes. Florida Weeklys Best (May) Florida Weeklys intrepid writers and editors scour South Florida looking for the best of everything. Florida Weekly/NBC-2 Hurricane Issue (June) Southwest Floridas most complete guide to weathering a hurricane. Power Executives (September) Our nod to the men and women who run Southwest Floridas companies. Power Women (October) Our salute to the women who are committed to their families, our community and their work. Southwest Florida Physicians Directory (November) A comprehensive guide to the leading doctors and medical services in Southwest Florida. Southwest Florida Newcomers Guide (November) Everything you need to know to settle down in paradise. Very Merry Gift Guide (December) Whats new and interesting for the holiday gift-buying season. New Years Eve Party Guide Where to go and what to do to ring in the new year. NC60 60 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLY NEWS AND INFORMATION to the iTunes store and download the app to read Florida Weekly anywhere. iPhone/Android easy-to-navigate smart phone version of Florida Weekly at mfm.oridaweekly. com Print Six weekly editions covering: Fort Myers, Naples, Bonita Springs, Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte, Palm Beach Gardens/Jupiter and West Palm Beach and the Palm Beaches. Luxe Living Springs luxury living guide. At Home everything about the home. guide to your health. Healthy Living guide to looking and feeling better. Destination Southwest Florida (January) about our Southwest Florida communities. Arts Preview (February) denitive guide to the Southwest Florida arts, theater and music scenes. Florida Weeklys Best (May)

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NC57 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 61 NC58 Naples Golf CoursesPublic Courses Arrowhead Golf Club 2205 Heritage Greens Drive, (239) 596-1000. Eagle Lakes Golf Club 18100 Royal Tree Parkway, (239) 732-0034. Call for playing privileges, Open year round, 18 holes. Embassy Woods Golf & Country Club 6680 Weston Way, (239) 353-3699. Call for playing privileges, Open year round, 18 holes. Hibiscus Golf Club 5375 Hibiscus Drive, (239) 774-0088. Open year round, 18 holes. Ironwood Golf Club 4710 Lakewood Blvd. (239) 775-2584. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. La Playa Golf Club 327 Palm River Blvd., (239) 254-5014. Lely Flamingo Island Club 8004 Lely Resort Blvd., (239) 793-2223. Open year round, 18 holes. The Links of Naples 16161 E Tamiami Trail, (239) 417-1313. Marco Island Marriott Golf Resort featuring Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club addn the Rookery. 400 South Collier Blvd. (239) 394-2511. Golf Club at Fiddlers Creek 3470 Club Center Blvd., (239) 732-3030. Open year round, 18 holes. Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club 18520 Miromar Lakes Blvd., (239) 4827644. Open year round, 18 holes. Riviera Golf Club 48 Marseille Drive, (239) 774-1081. Open year round, 18 holes. The Rookery at Marco 3433 Club Center Blvd., (239) 389-6600. Valencia Golf & Country Club 1725 Double Eagle Trail, (239) 352-0777. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes.Resort Courses Lely Resorts featuring Flamingo Island and Mustang Golf Club 8004 Lely Resort Blvd., (239) 793-2600. Open year round, 18 holes. Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club 851 Gulfshore Blvd. N., (239) 261-2222. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Naples Grande Golf Club 7540 Golden Gate Parkway, (239) 659-3700. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Quality Inn Golf & Country Club 4100 Golden Gate Parkway, (239) 4551010. Tiburon Golf Club 2620 Tiburon Drive, (239) 594-2040. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes.Semi-Private Courses Baytree Golf Club 701 Overlook Drive SE, 888-325-8880. Cedar Hammock Golf & Country Club 8660 Cedar Hammock Blvd. (239) 793-1134. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Cypress Woods Golf & Country Club 3525 Northbrook Drive, (239) 593-5311. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Glen Eagle Golf & Country Club 1403 Glen Eagle Blvd., (239) 353-3699. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Hibiscus Golf Club 5375 Hibiscus Drive, (239) 774-0088. Open year round, 18 holes. High Point Country Club 1100 Highpoint Drive, (239) 261-4442. Guest policy open. Open year round, 9 Holes. Naples Lakes Country Club 4784 Inverness Club Drive, (239) 732-6700. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Vanderbilt Country Club 8250 Danbury Blvd., (239) 348-2662. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes.Private Courses Audubon Country Club 625 Audubon Blvd., (239) 566-9800. Guest must be guest of or accompanied by member. Open year round, 18 holes. Bay Colony Golf Club 9740 Bent Grass Bend, (239) 592-9515. Guest Policy Closed. Open year round, 18 holes. Bears Paw Country Club 2500 Golden Gate Parkway, (239) 262-1836. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. The Classics at Lely Resort 8004 Lely Resort Blvd., (239) 732-1200. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. The Club Pelican Bay 707 Gulf Park Drive, (239) 597-1183. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 27 holes. Colliers Reserve Country Club 11711 Colliers Reserve Drive, (239) 597-7200. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. The Country Club of Naples 185 Burning Tree Drive, (239) 261-1032. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Countryside Country Club 600 Countryside Drive, (239) 353-1780. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Eagle Creek Country Club 11 Cypress View Drive, (239) 793-0500. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Foxre Country Club Blue Course or Red Course or Silver Course 1030 Kings Way, (239) 643-3139. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 27 holes. Glades Country Club 174 Teryl Road, (239) 601-8383. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Golf Club of the Everglades 8835 Vanderbilt Beach Road Extension, (239) 354-4727. Open year round, 18 holes. Grey Oaks Country Club 2400 Grey Oaks Drive N., (239) 262-5550. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club 1370 Borghese Lane, (239) 389-6600. Hideout Golf Club 3025 Brantley Blvd., (239) 352-4141. Guest Policy closed. Open year round, 18 holes. Hole in the Wall Golf Club 3600 Goodlette Road, (239) 261-0756. Open year round, 18 holes. Imperial Golf Club 1808 Imperial Golf Course Blvd., (239) 597-8165. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 36 Holes. Kensington Golf & Country Club 2700 Pine Ridge Road, (239) 649-4440. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Lakewood Country Club 4235 Lakewood Blvd., (239) 775-0765. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. La Playa Beach & Golf Resort 9891 Gulf Shore Drive, (239) 597-3123 or 800237-6883. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Mediterra 15755 Corso Mediterra Circle, (239) 254-3030. Guest policy open. Open year round, 36 holes. Moorings Country Club 2500 Crayton Road, (239) 261-0909. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Naples Heritage 8150 Heritage Club Way, (239) 417-2555. Guest policy reciprocal. Open May-October, 18 holes. Naples National Golf Club 9325 Collier Blvd., (239) 775-3468. Guest must be accompanied by a member strictly private. Open October-June, 18 holes. The Club at Olde Cypress 7165 Olde Cypress Blvd., (239) 596-4797. Open year round, 18 holes. Olde Florida Golf Club 9393 Vanderbilt Beach Road, (239) 353-7667. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. The Club Pelican Bay 707 Gulf Park Drive, (239) 597-1183. Open year round, 27 holes. Pelican Marsh 1800 Persimmon Drive, (239) 597-3000. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. The Club at The Strand 5840 Strand Blvd., (239) 592-7710; 27 holes. Quail Creek Country Club 13300 Valewood Drive, (239) 597-2831. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open Nov. 1 April 30; 36 holes. Quail Run Country Club 1 Forest Lakes Blvd., (239) 261-2198. Quail Village Golf Club 11719 Quail Village Way, (239) 598-9922. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Quail West Golf & Country Club 5950 Burnham Road, (239) 593-4100. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 36 holes. Royal Palm Country Club 405 Forest Hills Blvd., (239) 775-1150. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Royal Poinciana Golf Club Pines Course or Cypress Course 1600 Solana Road, (239) 261-3968. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Royal Wood Country Club 4300 Royal Wood Blvd., (239) 774-2213. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Silver Lakes RV Resort & Golf Club 1001 Silver Lakes Blvd., (239) 775-2575. Guest must be accompanied by or guest Stoneybrook Golf Club

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NC57 Its Time to Protect Your Boat! Your South Florida Boat Li Covers and Canopies Provider!CALL TOLL FREE 877-201-3606 OR CHARLOTTE COUNTY 505-0327 LEE COUNTY 239-340-8429 With competitive rates and personal service, its no wonder more drivers trust State Farm. Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.CALL FOR A QUOTE 24/7. Ride with the #1 car insurer in1001142.1State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company State Farm Indemnity Company Bloomington, IL Mike Martin, Agent 425 Cross St (Tamiami Trail), Suite 114 Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Bus: 941-505-2550 www.mikemartininsurance.comFLORIDA. NC58 62 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLY NC59 of member. Open year round, 9 holes. Stonebridge Country Club 2100 Winding Oaks Way, (239) 592-5252. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Twin Eagles Golf & Country Club 11725 Twin Eagles Blvd., (239) 403-1028. Guest Policy Reciprocal. Open year round, 36 Holes. Vineyards Country Club North Course or South Course 400 Vineyards Blvd., (239) 353-1500. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 36 holes. Wilderness Country Club 101 Clubhouse Drive, (239) 261-1140. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Windstar on Naples Bay 1700 Windstar Blvd., (239) 775-3500. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Wyndemere Country Club 700 Wyndemere Way, (239)263-1700. Guest Policy Reciprocal. Open year round, 18 holes.Marco Island golf coursesPrivate Courses Hideaway Beach Club 250 South Beach Drive, (239) 394-5555. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Reciprocal dates May 1-Oct. 31. Open year round, 9 Holes, walking only, no carts. Island Country Club 500 Nassau Court, Marco Island, (239) 394-6661. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Resort Courses Marco Island Marriott Resort 400 South Collier Blvd., (239) 394-2511 or 800-438-4373.Bonita Springs golf coursesPublic Courses Bonita Fairways Country Club 9751 West Terry St., (239) 947-9100; 18 holes. Stoneybrook Golf Club 21251 Stoneybrook Golf Blvd., (239) 948-3933. Guest policy open. Open year round,18 holes. Resort Courses Raptor Bay Golf Club 23001 Coconut Point Resort Drive, (239) 3904610. Guest policy open. Open year round,18 holes. Semi-Private Courses The Villages at Country Creek 21180 Country Creek Drive, (239) 9473840; 18 holes. Spanish Wells East/North/South Course 9801 Treasure Cay Lane, (239) 992-5100. Open year round, 27 holes.Private Courses Bonita Bay Club 26660 Country Club Drive, (239) 495-0200. 90 Holes. Courses: Creekside, Bay Island, Marsh, Cypress and Sabal. Breckenridge Golf & Tennis Club 20091 Wimbledon Court, (239) 992-5959. The Club at Grandezza 11481 Grande Oak Blvd., (239) 948.3569. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. The Colony Bay Club 5200 Pelican Colony Blvd., (239) 992-2100. 13771 Waterfront Drive 239-283-3999 Relax while experiencing the Old Florida charm of our 1926 historic Tarpon Lodge on Pine Island, nestled against the pristine SW coast. Enjoy our panoramic waterfront views, island casual restaurant & unique amenities.Designed For The Sportsman Perfect For A Romantic Getaway! Perfect For A Romantic Getaway! Perfect For A Romantic Getaway!

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NC58 NC59 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 63 The Colony Golf & Country Club 4101 Pelican Colony Blvd., (239) 3904710. Copperleaf Golf Club at The Brooks 23101 Copperleaf Blvd., (239) 390-2027. Guest policy open. Open year round,18 holes. ( Fountain Lakes Golf Course 22700 S Tamiami Trail, (239) 495-3555. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 9 holes. Glen Eagle Golf & Country Club 1403 Glen Eagle Blvd., (239) 353-3699. ( Highland Woods Golf & Country Club 9100 Highland Woods Blvd., (239) 498-9332. Must be member or guest of member to play. Open year round,18 holes. Hunters Ridge Golf & Country Club 12500 Hunters Ridge Drive, (239) 9476467;18 holes. ( Palmira Golf & Country Club 28501 Matteotti View, (239) 949-4466. Open year round, 27 holes. Pelicans Nest Golf Club 4450 Pelicans Nest Drive (239) 947-4600. Open year round, 18 holes. Shadow Wood Country Club 22801 Oakwilde Blvd., (239) 992-6000. Open year round, 56 Holes. Spring Run 9501 Spring Run Blvd., (239) 949-0707; 18 holes. Vasari Country Club 11250 Via De Vasari Drive, (239) 594-3959.Guest must be guest of or accompanied by member. Open year round, 18 holes. West Bay Golf Club 4606 W Bay Blvd., (239) 948-3482. Open year round, 18 holes. ( Wildcat Run Country Club 20300 Country Club Drive, (239) 947-6066. Guest must be guest of or accompanied by member. Open year round, 18 holes.Fort Myers golf coursesPublic Courses Copperhead Golf Club 20910 Copperhead Drive, Lehigh Acres, ( (239) 369-8200. Open year round,18 holes. ( Crown Colony Golf & Country Club 8851 Crown Colony Blvd., 590-9044; 18 holes. Eagle Ridge Golf Club 14589 Eagle Ridge Drive, (239) 768-1888. Open year round, 18 holes. ( Eastwood Golf Course 4600 Bruce Herd Lane, (239) 321-7487. Open year round, 18 holes. ( Fort Myers Country Club 3591 McGregor Blvd., (239) 321-7488. Open year round, 18 holes. Mirror Lakes Golf Club 670 Milwaukee Blvd., SE Lehigh Acres, (239) 369-2974. Open year round, 18 holes. Semi-Private Courses Cross Creek Country Club 13050 Cross Creek Blvd., (239) 768-1922. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. ( Del Tura Country Club 18621 N Tamiami Trail, (239) 731-7814. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. ( El Rio Golf Club 1801 Skyline Drive, N., (239) 995-2204. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. ( Golfview Golf & Recreation 14849 Hole-In-One Circle, (239) 489-2264. Guest policy open. Open year round, 9 holes. ( Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club 10420 Washingtonia Palm Way, (239) 278-9090. Open year round. Private January-April. 36 Holes. ( Herons Glen Championship Golf & Country Club 2250 Avenida Del Vera, N., (239) 731-4520. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. ( Hideaway Country Club 5670 Trailwinds Drive, (239) 275-6232. Guest policy open. Open year round. Open to public May-October. ( 18 holes. ( Lake Fairways Country Club 19371 N Tamiami Trail, N., ( (239) 731-2900. NC60 Deep Creek Golf Club

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NC59 rf r nr t rbrf$100 in FREE PLAY or FREE BETPresent this coupon to the Seminole Casino Immokalee Players Club on NC60 64 Newcomers SWFL 2014 II FLORIDA WEEKLY Majestic Golf Club 350 Homestead Road, S. Lehigh Acres, (239) 369-8216. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Pine Lakes Country Club 10200 Pine Lakes Blvd, North Fort Myers, (239) 731-5822. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Riverbend Golf Course 6270 River Club Court, North Fort Myers, (239) 5432200. Guest policy open. Open every day but Christmas Day. 18 holes. Sabal Springs Golf & Racquet Club 3347 Sabal Springs Blvd., North Fort Myers, (239) 731-0101. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. San Carlos Golf Club 7420 Constitution Circle, (239) 267-3131. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Shell Point Golf Club 16401 On Par Blvd., (239) 433-9790. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Pelican Preserve Golf Club 9802 Pelican Preserve Blvd., (239) 985-1707. Guest policy open. Open year round, 27 holes. Terraverde Country Club 17000 Terraverde Circle, (239) 433-7733. Westminster Golf Club 2199 Berkley Way, Lehigh Acres, (239) 368-1110. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes.Private Courses The Club at Renaissance 12801 Renaissance Way, (239) 561-4170. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Colonial Country Club 9181 Independence Way, (239) 768-9421. Open year round. 18 holes. Cypress Lake Country Club 6767 Winkler Road, (239) 481-1333. Guest Policy Reciprocal during summer months. Open year round, 18 holes. Fiddlesticks Country Club 15391 Cannongate Drive, (239) 768-1114. Guest Policy Reciprocal. Open year round, 36 holes. The Forest Country Club 6100 Club Blvd., (239) 481-5700. Guest Policy Reciprocal. Open year round, 36 holes. Gateway Golf & Country Club 11360 Championship Drive, (239) 561-1010. Open year round, 18 holes. Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club 14500 Vista River Drive, (239) 444-3626. Must be member or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. The Hideaway Country Club 5670 Trailwinds Drive, (239) 275-5581; 18 holes. Kelly Greens Golf & Country Club 12300 Kelly Greens Blvd., (239) 466-9552. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Landings Yacht, Golf & Tennis Club 4420 Flagship Drive, (239) 482-0242. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Legends Golf & Country Club 8600 Legends Blvd., (239) 561-7757. Open year round, 18 holes. Lexington Country Club 16257 Willowcrest Way, (239) 437-3380. Open year round, 18 holes. Myerlee Country Club 1380 Myerlee Country Club Blvd., (239) 481-1440. Olde Hickory Golf & Country Club 14670 Old Hickory Blvd., (239) 7682400. Open year round, 18 holes. Olde Orange at Verandah 11571 Verandah Blvd., (239) 694-4229. Open year round, 36 Holes. The Club at Renaissance 12801 Renaissance Way, (239) 561-6335. Six Lakes Country Club 9151 Littleton Road, N., (239) 995-0595. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Estero Golf & Country Club at The Vines 19501 Vintage Trace Circle, (239) 267-7000. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes. Whiskey Creek Country Club 1449 Whiskey Creek Drive, (239) 4813021. Guest Policy Reciprocal. Open year round, 18 holes. Resort Courses Miromar Lakes Golf Club 18520 Miromar Lakes Blvd W Miromar Lakes, (239) 481-5721.Cape Coral golf coursesPublic Courses Coral Oaks Golf Course 1800 NW 28th Ave., (239) 573-3100. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Hunters Run Golf Club 1006 SE 4th Place, (239) 574-4454. Guest policy open. Open year round, 9 holes. Semi-Private Courses Alden Pines Country Club 14261 Clubhouse Drive, Bokeelia, (239) 2832179. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Royal Tee Golf Course King/Queen/ Prince courses 11460 Royal Tee Circle, (239) 283-5522. Open year round, 27 holes. NC61 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY DANCE FLOOR WINE, DINE & DANCE OPEN 4PM DAILYWHERE DINING AND DANCING COME TOGETHER WITH CLASS12984 S. Cleveland Ave. Fort Myers online reservations available239-433-4449Try the Cold Water Lobster Tail & Steak every Monday & ursday NIGHTLY DANCE FLOOR WINE, DINE & DANCE Brattas Offers Nightly Promotions & Drink Specials Visit us online to view entertainment/events and for more information FIND US

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NC60 NC61 FLORIDA WEEKLY II 2014 Newcomers SWFL 65 Private Courses Palmetto-Pine Country Club 1940 SW 9th Court, (239) 574-2141. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes.Sanibel/Captiva golf coursesSemi-Private Courses Beachview Golf Club 1100 Par View Drive, (239) 472-2626. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club 949 Sand Castle Road, Sanibel, (239) 4722535. Guest policy open. Open year round, 18 holes. Resort Courses South Seas Resort 5400 Plantation Road, Captiva, (239) 472-5111. Guest policy open. Open year round, 9 holes. Sundial Beach & Golf Resort 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel, (239) 4724151. Open year round, 18 holes. Private Courses The Sanctuary Golf Club 2801 Wulfert Road, Sanibel, (239) 472-6223. Guest must be accompanied by or guest of member. Open year round, 18 holes.Charlotte County golf courses Blue Heron Pines 29200 Jones Loop Road, Punta Gorda, (800) 635-4834. Semi-private golf course. Open year round. 18 holes. Deep Creek Golf Club 1260 San Cristobal Ave. Punta Gorda, (941) 6256911. Semi-private golf course. Open year round. 18 holes. Kings Gate Golf Club 24000 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte, 941-625-0680. Semi-private golf course. Open year round. 18 holes. Kings Island Golf Course 175 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte, (941) 743-4611. Semi-private golf course. Open year round. 18 holes. Maple Leaf Golf & Country Club 2100 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte, (941) 625-3130. Semi-private golf course. Open year round. 18-hole executive golf course Port Charlotte Golf Club 22400 Gleneagles Terrace, Port Charlotte, (941) 625-4109. Semi-private golf course. Open year round. 18 holes. Punta Gorda Country Club 6100 Duncan Road, Punta Gorda, (941)-6391494. Semi-private golf course. Open year round. 18 holes. Riverwood Golf Club 4100 Riverwood Drive, Port Charlotte, (941) 764-6661. Semi-private, 18 holes. Open year round. Seminole Lakes Golf Course 26200 Stillwater Circle, Punta Gorda, (941) 6395440. Semi-private golf course. Open year round. 18 holes. Twin Isles Country Club 301 Madrid Blvd., Punta Gorda, (941) 637-1232. Private club. Open year round. 18 holes. Adapting to todays changing consumer.Visit us online at Florida Weekly is available on the iPad.TM With tens of thousands of downloads in seven different countries, Florida Weeklys app for the iPadTM is leading the way for todays readers.Download it today for FREE on the App Store.iPadTM is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved.

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