www.FloridaWeekly.com PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VII, No. 2 FREE WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A15 HEALTHY LIVING A30 PETS A34 NETWORKING B8-9 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 PUZZLES C12 FILM REVIEW C15 BOOK REVIEW C25 WRITING CHALLENGE C26 ANTIQUES C28Here comes Grease!Naples Performing Arts Center kids tuning up to bring iconic musical to the local stage. C1 In the pinkA Physicians Regional party, and more events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A31 Out and aboutThe Naples Art Association Faculty Biennial, and more Society events. C37-39 In their dreamsEntrepreneurs hope to turn big ideas into reality. B1 INSIDE Naples Botanical Garden reopens this week with the debut of the Eleanor and Nicholas Chabraja Visitor Center. The Garden has been closed for the past several months for construction of the 25,000-square-foot center and three new gardens the LaGrippe Orchid Garden, Irmas Garden and Kathryns Garden, all designed by renowned landscape architect Raymond Jungles. The energy-efficient and environmentally friendly visitor center was designed by Lake|Flato Architects from San Antonio, Texas, incorporating two important principles throughout: visitor engagement and green building practices. Sustainable innovations in construction materials and techniques include rainwater collection tanks that allow the storage of 18,000 gallons of rainwater for irrigation, extensive use of recycled wood and orientation of building to maximize the impact of shade Naples Botanical Garden debuts visitor center, three new gardens inside:(when youre lucky enough to live along or visit the Paradise Coast)NO MATTER WHERE YOU CHOOSE to lose your shoes and dip your toes in the sand, there are plenty of beaches to suit your personal style along the Paradise Coast from Marco Island to North Naples and into southern Lee County. Two of the areas most popular beaches Barefoot Beach and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park are included in the 2014 Top 10 Beaches list produced by coastal expert Stephen Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach. Barefoot Beach and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park are featured on the list at No. 2 and No. 10, respectively. This is the third time BarefootSEE BEACHES, A8 SEE GARDEN, A16 DELNOR-WIGGINS PASS STATE PARK CLAM PASS PARK LOWDERMILK PARK NAPLES PIER TIGERTAIL BEACH DOG BEACH AT NEW PASS LOVERS KEY COURTESY PHOTOThe Berger Entry Pavilion is the first thing visitors to Naples Botanical Garden will see upon their arrival. De De De e e De De De De De De ln ln n n ln ln ln ln ln l or or or or or or or or or -W -W -W -W W ig ig ig ig i i g gi gi gi gi i gi i n n n n n in in in in i cl cl cl cl ud ud ud ud ud ud ed ed ed ed ed ed li li li li li li st st st st s st p p p p p ro ro ro ro r r te te te te te te ph ph ph ph ph ph ph p en en en en en e e ch ch ch ch c . . B B B B B B B a a a a a a a W W W W W W W ig ig ig ig g i gi gi gi gi gi g n n n n n n o o o o o n n n n th th th th th h t e e e e e e e e e e e e sp sp sp sp sp sp ec ec ec ec ec ec e ti ti ti ti ti ti i s s s s s th th th th th th t h h e e e e e e e th th th th th h th G I N A R A R M I L A R P I E A C A C P A K E ar ar ar ar ar a e e e e e e in in in in n Be Be Be Be Be e ac ac ac ac ac ac a a he he he he he he e s s s s s ex ex ex ex x ex x pe pe pe pe pe pe p rt rt rt rt t t S S S S S S S t t t t D D D D D r. r. r. r. r. r B B B B B B ea ea ea ea c c c c De De De De e De e D ln ln ln ln n l n or or or o or o r r -W -W -W -W W -W W fe fe fe fe fe f at at at at at a ur ur ur ur ur ur ed ed ed ed ed ed No No No No No No N . . 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 1 , , re re re re r r Th Th Th Th T Th h is is is is is is s i i i i i i s s s s N S RK RK LK R K E R C H C H AS S E E E E Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y COURTESY PHOTOFLORIDA WEEKLY STAFF____________________SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________
A2 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY AFK AFFORDABLE FLOORING & KITCHENS239-4-FLOORS (239-435-6677)afknaples.com 2700 Immokalee Road, #14 (in the Uptown Plaza near Sams Club)Affordable Luxury! To see more remodels by AFK visit Like us on to follow our work! COMMENTARY Ebola-schmolaFinally, another terrible disease. This one could wipe out the entire human race along with the residents of Texas. We knew it was coming. Hollywood hotshots are probably kicking themselves for not thinking of this earlier, before the virus was identified in 1976 along the Congo in Africa. It could have been another hit movie, like The Andromeda Strain, only better: The Ebola Virus. Its brutal. You can bleed from your eyelids not to mention less mentionable places. If you get it, you could turn into something out of the movie Alien. One minute youre sitting there with a good job: Youre an astronaut on the spaceship Earth. Youre having a nice supper in the galley with your pals, maybe wild-caught salmon and organic kale sauted with garlic, anchovies, extra virgin olive and red jalapenos, complimented by a fine sauvignon blanc. Say the Henri Bourgeois 2011 Sancerre Jadis, a wine with the sultry intensity of a parisiennes kiss, and the power of an F-350 truck. But the next moment something busts you wide open from the inside and youre spewing fluids, which get on everybody else. Result? End of humanity. AIDS seemed like that too, once. That was back when folks wouldnt even stand in the same room with an infected person because they were certain AIDS could kill them and all their children. And it did kill people. But not because they breathed on each other or hugged each other or sat in the same classrooms together. Not because they rode on the same airplanes together. No. In the vernacular of that day and age, they had to exchange bodily fluids, like the three Ray brothers from Arcadia in DeSoto County. Born in the 1970s, the boys were hemophiliacs infected by blood transfusions. That was long ago and the Ray family took the blunt end of a hammer called irrational fear, which is springing up again among some Americans. When Louise and Clifford Ray fought the DeSoto County School Board in court to let their kids continue in public schools, they won. Their courage ultimately changed the way Americans thought about the disease. But the next week somebody burned their house down, so they had to move to Sarasota. Two of the boys ultimately died and one continues to manage his disease with prescribed drugs. Now, living with AIDS is like living with diabetes. Its no fun, but you can enjoy a productive life. Like my niece, Yenu. Shes 16. Plays on the high school volleyball team. Became an American after my sister adopted her and three other kids from Ethiopia a few years ago. Unfortunately, she was born HIV positive. So what? The United States wasnt listening to Tea Partiers yet, so the state department let her into the country. Now shes part of a happy family. When families, communities and even countries put away the fear and look at the science before they go off halfcocked, they prosper. Back in the day, the science suggested that HIV or AIDS wasnt a threat if you didnt exchange bodily fluids. Which is pretty much what you have to do to get the Ebola virus, too. Heres what the Centers for Disease Control says about it, and about our risk as Americans: Health-care providers caring for Ebola patients and the family and friends in close contact with Ebola patients are at the highest risk of getting sick because they may come in contact with the blood or body fluids of sick patients. People also can become sick with Ebola after coming in contact with infected wildlife. For example, in Africa, Ebola may spread as a result of handling bushmeat (wild animals hunted for food) and contact with infected bats. The virus also can be spread through contact with objects (like clothes, bedding, needles, syringes/ sharps or medical equipment) that have been contaminated with the virus or with infected animals. Thats what we know. Thats based on science. So if youre in the habit of eating bushmeat from the Congo or cutting down trees with bats hanging from the branches, knock it off until they figure this thing out. Meanwhile, AIDS-schmades and Ebola-schmola. Of course, it seemed a lot more dangerous to dismiss AIDS so confidently 25 years ago because it really was a grim reaper. Retired infectious disease expert Dr. Bob Schwartz, who started the first AIDS clinic on the southwest coast and saved thousands of lives and who went to Arcadia to try to calm the fears of local officials when the Rays lived there told me this a couple of days ago: Its likely were going to contain this, and contain it fairly efficiently. But you have to get everybody on the same page (health departments, hospitals, the CDC). AIDS could have been altogether easily contained, too, if we didnt have a president with a gay son who ran away from it (Ronald Reagan), and a gay mayor of New York who ran away from it (Ed Koch). At least it was a bipartisan retreat. So how risky is Ebola? To date in our nation of 316 million people, three have died of the disease. Statistically, therefore, you have less than a one-in-100-million chance of winning a title role in the new reality horror flick, The Ebola Virus. And the only people who have been infected in the U.S., so far, are caretakers. So you Republicans are off the hook, as one comedian pointed out. She was joking, of course. Thats why shes a comedian. Were all in this together, this great country. And Ebola is not going to be its downfall or mine or yours, either. e i t c t roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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A4 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.com Reporters & ColumnistsKaren Feldman Artis Henderson Don Manley Jim McCracken Lindsey Nesmith Athena Ponushis Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Tim Gibbons Bernadette La Paglia Marla Ottenstein Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Marissa Blessing Nick Donato Amy Grau Paul Heinrich Natalie Zellers Circulation ManagerCameo Hinman firstname.lastname@example.orgCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryan email@example.com Cori Higgins firstname.lastname@example.org Adam Schonberg email@example.comSales and Marketing AssistantCarolyn AhoBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis firstname.lastname@example.org Jeffrey Cull email@example.com Jim Dickerson firstname.lastname@example.org 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 www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state East coast flooding portends more water woes unless we fix it BY RAY JUDAHThe sixth annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit recently held at the Miami Beach Convention Center was a tremendous reflection on proactive cooperation among Southeast Florida counties and municipalities raising public awareness on the consequences of sea level rise. Southeast Florida is on the front line experiencing the impacts of sea level rise and in 2009 Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe counties developed a Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact to address the threat of saltwater intrusion on the public water supply, erosion of beaches, flooding of roads and buildings as well as to incorporate resiliency action plans in their local comprehensive plans to prepare for a projected sea level rise of twenty-four inches by 2060. Low land areas, wherein the majority of the population and infrastructure are located in areas less than four feet above sea level, are already experiencing flooding of streets and neighborhoods during extreme high tides and storm surge. The initial response involves a variety of measures including the installation of pumps and one-way valves in the piping system to prevent saltwater from running into the streets, retooling the storm water master plan and elevating new structures and roads. Of noteworthy interest at the summit were the quality of presenters, including business leaders from the insurance and banking industries who spoke on their concern with the effects of sea level rise due to increase claim costs and the financial risks of flooding. South Florida was frequently mentioned as ground zero for climate change due to its low topography and the acceleration of sea level rise and the elevated intensity of major storm events. The insurance industry is no longer able to rely on historical data because conditions are changing so fast due to climate change. Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe counties account for a combined Gross Domestic Product of more than 37 percent of statewide economic output. Economic analysis based on sea level rise models show significant decline in GDP due to climate change. James Morales, city manager of Miami Beach, spoke on the importance of communities implementing resiliency measures to provide predictable benefits to residents and predictable returns to investors. Mr. Morales further stated that the new reality requires comprehensive risk assessments to take into account such economic indicators as worldwide currency exchange as well as sea level rise. One of the most compelling presentations was given by Shannon Estenoz, director of the Office of Everglades Restoration, U.S. Department of the Interior. In her PowerPoint, Mrs. Estonez provided a historical perspective on how water from Lake Okeechobee used to flow to the Everglades and Florida Bay. Unfortunately, more than 400,000 acres of sugar cane fields in the Everglades Agricultural Area, or EAA, south of the lake has severed the hydrological connection in the Lake Okeechobee watershed and excessive release of water is redirected to the coastal estuaries on the east and west coasts of South Florida. One of the most meaningful solutions to counter sea level rise in South Florida would be to restore some semblance of a flow way in the EAA. Re-establishing the appropriate quantity and quality of water south of Lake Okeechobee would be extremely beneficial in helping to recharge the Biscayne Aquifer to protect southeast Florida's primary water supply, greatly reduce the risk of saltwater intrusion of public well fields and protect South Florida's ecosystem. Ray Judah is a former Lee County Commissioner. GUEST OPINIONSAmendment 1 will protect Floridas environment and economy BY RAE ANN WESSELThis Novembers election will be a critical turning point for Floridas future. On many levels the results of this years election will dictate the direction of what Florida will look like in the next 20 years. Why? Because Floridas population is projected to grow by 30 million over the next 20 years. Resources that are not thoughtfully and selectively protected will be lost to development. In the past four years the states growth management agency was eliminated, jeopardizing regional coordination, assessment and connections between critical state resources. Amendment 1 is the Floridas Water and Land Conservation Amendment designed to protect funding for conservation land purchases and restoration for the next 20 years. By passing Amendment 1, we can support our largest economy tourism while providing for our own quality of life, clean water and space for wildlife. As we emerge from the recession, growth is increasing, making it imperative that we identify and protect wildlife corridors and special places for recreation and relaxation including water recharge and wetland habitats that store and filter water before they are reduced to postage stamp tokens of what Florida used to be. Florida is the wonderful place that attracts visitors and residents from all over the world because its where one can enjoy healthy and diverse beaches, rivers, springs, forests and their unique wildlife. We can thank those who came before us who had the vision and saw the need to invest in wild Florida to protect it. Make no mistake, the economy we enjoy today is the legacy of that investment decades ago. This investment amounts to less than 1 percent of the states annual budget and, for that, it returns our largest income, tourism. Unfortunately, the legislature in recent years lost the vision that provided what we enjoy today. Voting Yes on 1 will help us protect Floridas economy and unique natural heritage for generations to come. Below are some reasons why we should all support Amendment 1: Amendment 1 is not a new tax, the money would come from 33 percent of doc stamp taxes for 20 years.The funds could be used by local governments for matching funds.It would raise $10 billion and sunset in 2035.Funds can be used to support Everglades Restoration projects that will help address excess flow and water quality in our river and coastal waters.The investment enhances and protects drinking water sources across the stateIt enables us to protect and restore beaches and shorelines on state and local parks.It allows connections between preserve land s with wildlife corridors and buffers to maintain water quality for fish and wildlife habitats.It continues a proud tradition of conservation of natural resources in Florida for future generations. This year we will determine the future of Florida. The choice is clear: support our tourism economy, clean water and natural resources unique to Florida or squander the opportunity and the resources, without which Florida will have lost the soul and essence that makes it special. Help us preserve the unique and wondrous natural and cultural heritage of Florida. Vote Yes on 1. Rae Ann Wessel is the natural resource policy director for the SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation. WESSEL JUDAH
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A6 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PROFILES IN PARADISEMeet the queen of Shakespeare and drama: Gail PasterLast spring I attended a small reception hosted by Gail Paster for playwright Ken Ludwig, whose The Games Afoot was being produced at that time by Gulfshore Playhouse. Gail serves on the board of directors for the profesional theater company. As it turns out, Mr. Ludwig is a Shakespeare buff as well as a playwright. At the end of the evening, we were mesmerized as he quoted and explained Shakespeare in a way most of us had never experienced. Ms. Paster, too, is a Shakespeare buff. Well, more like an authority, having earned a doctorate in English renaissance literature and served several years as director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. By the end of the delightful evening, the hostess and her guest of honor were acknowledging one another as leading authorities on Shakespeare. The oldest of six children, Gail grew up in Sea Cliff on the north shore of Long Island. Her favorite classes in school were always history, English and French. She and her future husband co-edited their high school newspaper (the relationship didnt progress to romance until after college). Gail graduated from Smith College and earned her doctorate at Yale. She has won numerous fellowships and awards from organizations including the National Endowment for the Humanities, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Mellon Foundation. In 2011, the same year she was named to the Queens Honours List as a Commander of the British Empire, Gail was named director Emerita of the Folger. She continues to edit the Shakespeare Quarterly, write articles and pursue her scholarly interests in the cultural history of the body and the emotions. Gail says her teaching experience in modern British drama helped feed her interest in becoming a board member for Gulfshore Playhouse. I love theater, she says, adding she serves on the Scholars Council of Theater for a New Audience in New York City. Fine Furniture | Unique Accessories | Heirloom Rugs | Custom Window Treatments | Award-Winning Design Services Naples 5015 Tamiami Trail N. Fort Mye 14125 S. Tamiami Trail Sanibel 1025 Periwinkle WayDistinctlyNorris.com By Steven King, Norris Home Furnishings Sleep Expert, Author, Columnist, TrainerSKing@norrishomefurnishings.com Quick tip: After 8 hours of sleep, often we awake partially dehydrated. Drink a tall glass of water to recharge your cells. bobHARDEN email@example.com Mentors: I have to say that Howard Paster, my beloved husband of 41 years who died in 2011, was a mentor. We were exact contemporaries having gone to high school together, but he was a source of wisdom and what he called advanced common sense.As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I fantasized about living in Paris and being a foreign correspondent I got a Ph.D. in English renaissance literature instead, and began a career as a college English professor, which turned out to be perfect for me.First job: In the long-ago days of the Sears catalog, I was a catalog order clerk after school and on summer breaks.Guilty pleasures: Craft beer and dark chocolate.Next vacation destination: Patagonia in November.One thing on your bucket list: Zip-lining in Costa Rica was on my bucket list, but I just did that. Suggestions welcome!Skill or talent you wish you had: I wish I could sing so that people would want to listen.Last book you read: Jacksons Dilemma by Iris Murdoch. Im a huge fan.Something youll never understand: The rules of cricket. Luckily it doesnt come up much. Pet peeve: As a Shakespeare scholar, I would have to say that those folks who ask if Shakespeare really wrote his plays wear me down. Of course he did! The record is quite clear and the achievement is remarkable.Hidden talent: Alas, I have no hidden talents. What you see is what you get. Talking points with Gail Paster I have no hidden talents. What you see is what you get. Gail Paster
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A8 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Beach has made the list. It was previously listed as No. 6 in 2013 and No. 10 in 2006, while Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park makes its debut on the annual list this year (the unspoiled beach regularly makes it on to Dr. Beachs list of Americas Top 20 Best Beaches). Barefoot Beach, which is 12 miles north of downtown Naples and accessed through Bonita Springs, covers 8,200 feet of beach and sand dunes. Part of Barefoot Beach Preserve, an area that spans 342 acres, it is one of the last undeveloped barrier islands on Floridas southwest coast. Praising it for its shallow water and gentle surf, Dr. Beach declares it ideal for bathing and swimming. Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park is a 166-acre park characterized by sea oats, sand dunes and fine white sand sprinkled with seashells. On this 2014 Top 10 list, Dr. Beach notes the parks observation tower and conveniences including bathrooms, changing stalls and outside rinse showers. Dr. Beach uses 50 criteria, including water and sand quality as well as safety and environmental management, in evaluating beaches. He has published 16 books and hundreds of scientific articles and reports about storm impacts, coastal erosion and ways to improve beach health and safety. The complete list of Dr. Beachs Top 10 Beaches for 2014 can be found at drbeach.org/top10beaches. In the meantime, here are the basics about some of Florida Weeklys favorite beaches.Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Delnor-Wiggins Pass is lined with red-rooted mangroves and fishermen who congregate at the curve of the beach where the pass becomes aquamarine ocean. Along the beach itself around noon on a Monday was a loose smattering of colorful umbrellas and sunbathers on this spacious, mile-long stretch of sand. If the sun and the view of sand, water and sky grow old, you can always duck into a shady coastal hammock. There are five miles of boardwalk and trails to explore and dogs are allowed here, though not on the beach (bring your own baggies). Along one trail an observation tower makes a nice spot to observe eagles, ospreys and other birds (bring binoculars); a sliver of the beach and the tops of condos are just visible in the distance. Sandwiches and cool treats are served from a food truck in parking lot No. 4 (there are five lots total). Kayaks, paddleboards and other equipment rentals are available here as well. The entrance to Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park is at 11135 Gulfshore Drive in Naples. Hours are 8 a.m. to sunset every day. Admission is $2 for those on foot or bicycle, $4 for one in a car and $6 for a car with more than one. Info: 597-6169 or floridastateparks. org/delnorwiggins/ Evan Williams Lowdermilk ParkDrive down Gulf Shore Boulevard BEACHESFrom page 1 EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYDelnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Lowdermilk Park
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NEWS A9North and check out the beachfront mansions on your way to Lowdermilk Park. The residences are private, but the city of Naples beach park welcomes all comers. A large shaded concession area is filled with picnic tables and serves offerings such as burgers, grilled-cheese sandwiches and ice cream ($3 to $7). Beyond that, there is about 1,000 feet of pristine beach. Parking is relatively cheap ($1.50 per hour). So are kayak ($25 per hour) and paddleboard ($20) rentals. There are also sandy volleyball courts, a playground and bathroom facilities. A few gregarious escapee parakeets have made the park their home, says Brad Hanson, who works at the concession area, and bald eagles occasionally swoop down and take fish off the beach. Mr. Hanson says beachgoers like Lowdermilk Park for its prettiness factor, ease of access and beautiful waters. He notes regular visitors include a man named Bill who shows up on his bicycle nearly every day. On holidays, he adds, its not uncommon for whole busloads of people to come over from the east coast of the state to enjoy the gulf beach. The entrance to Lowdermilk Park is at 1301 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. Hours are 8 a.m. to dusk every day. Info: 213-3029 or naplesgov.com Evan WilliamsClam Pass Park Clam Pass Park in Naples offers a unique entry point to the beach. After you park and pay ($8 without a county permit), stroll over to the kiosk where trams stop and go taking passengers to the beach (no charge). The drivers zip along a wide boardwalk (a plaque notes that it is actually made out of 4.23 million recycled gallon milk jugs), wending through a thick forest of mangroves and foliage for a kilometer until it opens into a lovely full view of white sands, water and sky. Once at the beach, theres a pavilion for shade and bathroom facilities. If you have a few minutes, skip the tram ride and enjoy a peaceful and shady walk. Among other creatures, colorful spiders make their homes in the foliage. (Volunteer guides from Conservancy of Southwest Florida conduct free nature walks at Clam Pass from December-April. For more information, call 2620304 or visit conservancy.org.) The entrance to Clam Pass is at 465 Seagate Drive. The Collier County park is open from 8 a.m. to sundown daily. Info: 252-4000 or colliergov.net Evan Williams Naples PierReaching about 1,000 feet into the gulf, Naples Pier is one of the areas oldest, originating in the late 19th century as a freight and passenger dock. Surrounded by a long stretch of white sand beach and populated by visitors and locals alike, the popular pier stretching off the west end of 12th Avenue South is a community all its own. Youll find regulars such as Frank Vitiello, a fisherman who has frequented this spot since the 1970s, and a resident osprey that people occasionally feed fish to. Fishermen line the pier and congregate at the end; no license is required since the city of Naples bought one for the general public. There are restrooms, a concession and bait shop and fish-cleaning stations as well as a shady cabana out at the end. On-street parking is supplemented by a parking lot one block east, with additional parking at beach ends on the avenues to the north and south. Its $1.50 per hour to park. The Naples Pier is at 25 12th Ave. S. Info: 213-3062 or naplesgov.com Evan WilliamsDog Beach at New PassThose who own and love dogs, especially dogs who like water, recognize that a dog on a beach is a thing of joy to behold which is why they pick Dog Beach at New Pass. Here, they can share their own love of sand, sea and sky with mans best friend. And here, too, the welcome is unrestrained both the official welcome and the welcome of other dogs and people. Officially, there are signs explaining the rules. There are dog showers, too, right off the parking lot, which means you wont spend the rest of the evening after you get home ridding your car of sand carried in by your canine. Unofficially, the people and dogs greet each other warmly. Pretty much anybody who brings a dog here knows it can get along with other dogs, says Doug Meyer, who climbs out of his vehicle with his girlfriend, Kaela Ballard, and their majestic companion, King, a dog so eager and friendly that Mr. Meyer keeps him on a tight leash at first. He and Ms. Ballard bring King to the dog beach about once a week. With the tide up, the three wade through a foot of water past patches of mangroves to get out to the beach itself from the parking lot. Other cars pull into the parking lot bearing more dogs and humans, and the occasional energetic barks suggest happy overexuberance, never hostility. If its a dogs life, its a good one, here. Info: 533-7275 or leeparks.org Roger Williams Dog Beach at New Pass Doug Meyer and Kaela Ballard with King. SEE BEACHES, 10 Clam Pass Park Naples Pier
A10 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYTigertail Beach Late one recent afternoon soft thunder rumbled over Marco Islands Tigertail Beach, accompanied by mist from nearby rain. But the rain never reached the beach. This is one of if not the widest beaches in the region from the gulfs edge it seems to run on forever, a small sea of white sand, until it reaches condo buildings. A software engineer from Atlanta, Juan Robles, walked along by the water, taking a break from a conference he was attending. He said it looked like a good place to meditate, with the cool air blowing in under graying skies. Tigertail Beach is unique for a few reasons. When you arrive (parking is free with a Collier County permit, $1.50 per hour or $8 for all day), you have a few options for getting to the beach itself. There is a tidal lagoon (providing a wealth of wildlife in itself) thats shallow enough to wade across to the beach on one end, or you can take a few minutes to walk around it the other way. The lagoon also separates the beach from a small island-to-be called Sand Dollar Spit. Signs warn No Lifeguard and Very Dangerous Currents, but Tigertails abundant natural beauty makes it well worth the visit. The park is also listed in the Great Florida Birding Trail Guide as one the best birding spots in the area. There are also bathrooms and a playground. Tigertail Beach is at 490 Hernando Drive, Marco Island. Hours are 8 a.m. to sundown. Info: colliergov.net Evan WilliamsLovers KeyThe state of Florida is a fine manager of beach retreats and their commercial pleasures. At Lovers Key State Park ($4 for a vehicle with one, $8 for a vehicle with more than one) south of Fort Myers Beach, the parking lot is where all that starts and ends, with food and drink, a well-planned gift store and the offer of guided tours, rental kayaks or bicycles (the kind with clownishly large tires that can handle sand). The beach is, after all, more than 2 miles long and laid out in a slender filament of barrier island just north of Little Hickory and Big Hickory passes, at the end of a long ranger-patrolled boardwalk that even accommodates a shuttle for those who dont want to walk the 250 or so yards out to the waters edge. For those seeking beaches with less people and more wildlife, this is certainly one of them. Posted signs warn visitors of a gopher crossing, while others advertise possible sightings of roseate spoonbills, green herons, little blue herons, white ibis, yellowcrowned night herons, tri-colored herons and great egrets, all waders by habit and inclination. Just like humans such as Martina Kopp, freshly arrived from her home near Hanover, Germany, and hustling along the boardwalk to catch up with her husband and son, who was enjoying a 10-day holiday from school. The family has friends in Fort Myers Beach, and they discovered Lovers Key after an online search, Ms. Kopp says. I like the life here I like what you see. We wont come in August too hot, she adds. But now, beautiful. Farther along, Tennesseans Susan and Ralph Bagnall have given up Nashville permanently and moved to Lee County for a very simple reason: Nashville is seven hours from a beach, he says. So once their kids were off to college, they made their way to Lovers Key. Just down the beach a ways, the Bagnalls stumble upon a remarkable sight: scores of horseshoe crabs scuttling along the water line in the mating dance theyve practiced for about 445 million years, the age of the oldest known shell. To see living fossils moving forward through time is worth any thousand sun-tanned beach bodies or jumbo dogs, they figure. Info: 463-4588 or floridastateparks. org/loverskey Roger WilliamsBEACHESFrom page 9EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Naples Pier Tigertail Beach Lovers Key
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A12 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PELICAN MARSH GOLF CLUB Celebrates 20 th Anniversary Reciprocal Tee Times Reserved Club to Club Visit us during reciprocal season.Located on US 41 North of Vanderbilt Beach Road, next to Mercato.PelicanMarshGC.com Schedule a Private Tour (239) 597-0016PREMIER. PERFECT. PELICAN MARSH.Fundraising underway to establish Imagine Childrens Health Center BY DON MANLEYFlorida Weekly CorrespondentMolly Barrow has had a policy of not letting money be a barrier to treating teenagers who approach her Naples-area mental health counseling practice seeking help. Now, she is stepping up to expand the availability of mental health services for youths throughout Collier County with the Imagine Childrens Health Center, which she hopes to open by December. Ive been doing that for years, says Ms. Barrow, who is a clinical psychologist, a licensed mental health counselor and Imagines executive director. It just felt right. From that I would like to expand it to be a free clinic where cost doesnt inhibit a parent from bringing a child in whos having trouble. Imagine Childrens Health Center will treat emotional trauma in the countys school-age children suffering from anxiety, depression, PTSD, autism, suicidal ideation, stress, low self-esteem, selfdestructive behavior or grief. The organizations mission statement declares it will provide hurting children with an opportunity to avoid lifelong suffering and to function again at their highest level in school, at home and with friends. Aiding teens afflicted with emotional issues is crucial, says Ms. Barrow. Teenagers can be so locked down emotionally that they resist nearly all parental advice, she says. Sometimes they will listen to a teacher or a counselor, but you are often walking on eggshells. I wish I could help all kids get perspective on what is important in their life and learn to ignore the drama of the trivial frustrations. Ms. Barrow is currently raising funds to establish the new center, which for now is operating out of the Anchor Rode Drive office her practice shares with her counseling staff and Dr. Christy Cugini, Imagines medical director. Its just too small and its not set up for children, says Ms. Barrow of the space. Imagine will be set up for children so they can walk in the door and feel immediately at ease. It will be the opposite of what a scary doctor would be. The first major fundraiser will be a Childrens Day celebration set for 3:305:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Freedom Park at the corner of GoodletteFrank Road and Golden Gate Parkway. The Bumbles and the Honeybees will entertain. A gala-auction fundraiser is planned for next spring. Ms. Barrow says shes heard from a multitude of people from all backgrounds that there is a definite need for such a facility in Collier County, especially for people of limited financial means. She also points to the findings of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, which puts on the annual Naples Winter Wine Festival fundraiser, regarding the need to broaden the availability of mental health services in the county. The NCEF states that 10 percent of the Colliers children will struggle with a mental health issue before the age of 10, regardless of race and income, and at least half of them will never receive help. The NCEF has a childrens mental health initiative dubbed Beautiful Minds that is also aimed at expanding mental health services for at-risk children. Ms. Barrow has applied to be a funding recipient in 2015. They rarely fund start-ups, but they can, she says. Hopefully Ill be one of the ones they fund because Im not really a start-up. She has been treating children in Collier County since 1988. Nutritional counseling from Dr. Cugini will be part of Imagines treatment regimen. Ms. Barrow says she has found from talking with youths that as some doctors believe, there is a direct link between consumption of wheat and dairy products and emotional problems. Itll be spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, grilled cheese sandwiches, she said. You look at all of these kids foods and the kind of nutrients that the brain wants, theyre not going to be in those foods. Prescribing psychotropic drugs, she says, will not be the linchpin of her treatment approach. I dont like that, she says. That will the last thing that we try. Not the first. Ms. Barrow is considering a 2,000-square-foot, ground floor space in a building at the corner of GoodletteFrank and Pine Ridge roads for Imagines permanent home. She is hoping space for the facility will be donated, because many of the programs advisors and supporters own office buildings. It will take $50,000 for Imagine to equip its facility and begin receiving patients. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NEWS A13 Mental health is a community issue. Fortunately, theres a community solution. Mental Health is Our Concern.DavidLawrenceCenter.org NAPLES 239-455-8500 IMMOKALEE 239-657-4434 FOR MENTAL WELLNESS National studies indicate that two to four children in every American classroom struggle with a social emotional condition. Without treatment, grave consequences and challenges can develop. Thankfully, David Lawrence Center is here for our community. A not-for-prot organization founded and still governed by community leaders, the David Lawrence Center is the behavioral health component of our communitys healthcare network. A true local resource, it relies on donations, fees and grants to invest in the health, safety and wellbeing of our community. When you or someone you love needs help, call on the highly compassionate, committed and competent professionals of the David Lawrence Center to inspire you to move beyond the crisis towards life-changing wellness.David Lawrence Center and Collier County Public Schools have been long-standing partners in ensuring the mental wellness of children in the classroom and beyond. This collaborative partnership is designed to improve student achievement by addressing mental health concerns. From strengthening awareness for teachers and parents so they are better equipped to address student mental health needs to developing new in-school services to manage specic student needs, this partnership is crucial to childhood wellness in todays complex, high stress environment. David Lawrence Center and the School District are committed to the health and happiness of our children. Together, we are identifying needs and ensuring appropriate access to services for early identication and intervention. Scott Burgess, CEO DLC Dr. Kamela Patton, Superintendent CCPS Holiday season means foods bank, pantries need stockingThanksgiving is fast approaching, and the Harry Chapin Food Bank needs to provide about 12,000 turkeys and chickens for families. You can help by donating frozen holiday birds or making a financial contribution. Frozen turkeys or chickens can be dropped off at the food banks Naples warehouse, 2221 Corporation Blvd. Monetary donations can be made online at harrychapinfoodbank.org. It costs the food bank about $12 to purchase and distribute each holiday bird through its network of partner agencies. The Harry Chapin Food Bank, an affiliate of Feeding America, solicits, collects and distributes quality food to families in need through a network of 150 nonprofit agencies in Collier, Lee, Hendry, Charlotte and Glades counties. These partner agencies operate food pantries, soup kitchens and other feeding programs that serve 30,000 Southwest Floridians each month. The food bank distributes more than 1 million pounds of food every month to its partner agencies. The Harry Chapin Food Bank can distribute $6 worth of food and grocery items for each donated dollar. Last fiscal year, the food bank distributed more than 18.7 million pounds of food and other grocery items, valued at more than $32 million. This was the equivalent of 15.5 million meals to people in need. For more information, visit the website or call 334-7007.More pantry needsSeveral nonprofit organizations throughout Collier County maintain pantries for food distribution and for serving meals to clients in need. Here are a few of the places that welcome non-perishable staples such as peanut b utter and jelly, macaroni and cheese mixes, crackers, jarred baby food, canned fruits and vegetables, canned meats and fish, past and tomato sauce, rice and beans, coffe, tea and condiments of all kinds. Grace Place for Children & Families: Donations welcome anytime, but 9 a.m. to noon weekdays preferred, at 4300 21st Ave. SW. 234-2400 or graceplacenaples.org. Guadalupe Social Services: Donations welcome anytime, but 9-5 p.m. preferred, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 211 Ninth St., Immokalee. 657-6242 or catholiccharitiescc.org. The Salvation Army: Donations are welcome at the Naples center, 3050 Horseshoe Drive N., 210-4009; and at the Immokalee center, 2050 Commerce Ave.; 6572199. The Shelter for Abused Women & Children: Drop off items at Options Thrift Shoppe, 968 Second Ave. N., between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 7753862 or naplesshelter.org. St. Matthews House: Donations are welcome from 67:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily at 2001 Airport-Pulling Road. 774-0500 or stmatthewshouse.org.
A14 WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Wine festival auction lots prove just about any luxury is possible SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYAn adventure through Southeast Asia with visits to royal palaces and Mt. Everest. Grand format bottles of the first five vintages of H. William Harlans newest project. A visit with celebrity jeweler Robert Procop in his Beverly Hills home for a private wine tasting and the opportunity to design a pair of wine goblets with the master jeweler. This is just a sampling of the items bound for the auction block at the 14th annual Naples Winter Wine Festival, which takes place at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort Jan. 23-25. Guests will also bid on a 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Final Edition (one of 350 in the world), tickets to the Golden Globes (including Harvey Weinsteins after party) and a private tour and dinner at the Mondavi Continuum estate in St. Helena, Calif. Most people can only imagine the possibilities. The highlight of the festival has always been the live auction, says Chuck Hallberg, festival co-chair and chair of the auction committee. We pride ourselves on assembling exceptional auction lots that include extraordinary wine packages, travel adventures and exclusive experiences. Each year, were blown away by the amount of money raised, the generosity of festival attendees and the amazing impact this has for thousands of children and families in need. Over the years, the festival has raised more than $123 million for the Naples Children & Education Foundation, which gives out annual grants that have provided nearly 200,000 children with the services and resources they need to excel. In addition to the grand tasting and auction, guests attend private dinners prepared by the countrys finest chefs and paired with wines from vintners spanning the globe. Chef de cuisine for 2015 is Barbara Lynch, CEO of Barbara Lynch Gruppo, comprised of many of Bostons best restaurants and culinary experiences, including No. 9 Park, B&G Oysters and Menton, Bostons only AAA Five-Diamond, Forbes Five-Star, and Relais & Chteaux property. Recently named Outstanding Restaurateur by the James Beard Foundation, Ms. Lynch is a fourtime James Beard Award winner and is the only female in the country to hold the title of Grand Chef Relais & Chteaux. Ms. Lynch will be joined by 17 all-star chefs and 41 acclaimed vintners for the festival weekend. Ticket packages start at $8,500 per couple and include a $20,000 package that comes with reserved seating for a party of four at the same vintner dinner and at the live auction. For more information, call (888) 837-4919 or visit napleswinefestival.com. HEATER SALEBELIZE POOL & SPA239.599.5666 firstname.lastname@example.orgNEW CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATIONGAS HEATER Propane 250,000 BTU Pool Heater $1,995HEAT PUMP Built Right 100,000 BTU 7-Year Warranty $2,795Salt Systems From $695We have just acquired a truckload of heaters. We also carry the brands you are looking for. Installation and service is available for any heater. CALL TODAY! 24-HOUR SERVICE: 239.438.6918 Call Us For A FREE ESTIMATE239-357-1177Licensed, Insured, Bonded and Locally OwnedCleanGreenNaples.comFOR DETAILS ON OUR SERVICES, VISIT US AT Customized cleaning packages available. Weekly/monthly agreement discounts.
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Tamiami Trail Fort Myers 239.322.5488, 12879 S. Cleveland Ave. www.LightingFirst.us IN STOCK Clean & ContemporarySOLARIS by Signs of the timesSelfie fever has begun to sully the sacred Islamic pilgrimages to Mecca, according to scholars who complained to Arab News in September. What for centuries has been a hallowed journey intended to renew the spirit of Islam (that all Muslims are called upon to experience at least once) has come, for some in the so-called Facebook era, to resemble a trip to Disneyland, with visitors to the Sacred Mosque texting friends the evidence of their piety. (Another scholar complained in a New York Times opinion piece in October that Mecca is often experienced more as a tour packaged by marketers and centered around Meccas upscale shopping malls rather than religious structures.) The new normal Just in time for Californias new law requiring explicit consent for students sexual activities is the free iPhone/ Google app Good2Go, which developer Lee Ann Allman promises will simplify the consent process (and even document it). As described in a September Slate. com report, Good2Go requires the initiator to send the prospective partner to at least four smartphone screens, wait for a text message, provide phone numbers (unless he/she is a multiple-user with an account) and choose accurately ones sobriety level all before the mood evaporates (ending the apps usefulness). It took the tech-savvy Slate writer four minutes to navigate the process and she was still unclear which sexual activities had been consented to, since those specifics arent referenced. (The app has since been pulled from the market.) New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell manages his own fantasy league team by drafting NFL players for virtual competitions based on their real-life statistics of the previous weekend. Donnell lamented to New Jerseys The Record in October that he had benched virtual Larry Donnell on his fantasy team the week before because he thought his other tight end (Vernon Davis) would do better. In reality, real Donnell had a careerhigh game, with his three touchdowns leading the real Giants to a 45-14 victory. However, Donnells fantasy team lost badly because virtual Larry Donnell (and his weekend statistical bonanza) was on Donnells bench. A perfect worldIn August, the Tampa Bay Times reported a dispute in Dunedin, between 12-year-old lemonade-stand operator T.J. Guerrero and the adult neighbor (Doug Wilkey) trying to close him down as an unlicensed entrepreneur, despite T.J.s business plan for assisting his favorite animal shelter. Of course, T.J. was quickly inundated with donations, media praise and more lemonade sales. Wilkey, however, is under investigation by the city after a tipster revealed that Wilkey himself might operate a home-based financial services business not properly licensed.The campaign trailMy Friends, I Am a Man of Action!: Roger Weber, running for a Minnesota House seat in November, is now being sued by a neighbor over a propertyline dispute near Nashwauk. Rather than working with an arbitrator or mediator, or letting the legal process run its course, Weber in 2013 took a chain saw and sliced completely in half the large, twocar garage that Weber says sat half on his property and half on the neighbors. Sensitive in Vermont Lianne and Brian Kowiak of Waterbury, Vermont, complained to Ben & Jerrys in September that its new ice cream flavor, Hazed & Confused, was shock(ing) and upset(ting) and should be changed immediately. Though most customers recognize the name only as a play on the 1993 cult movie Dazed & Confused, the Kowiaks insist that they never be reminded that their 19-year-old son died in a college hazing incident. In Winooski, Vt., in August, the local eatery Sneakers Bistro earned public advertising space by beautifying one of the citys flower beds, and managers used it for the quixotic ad, Yield for Sneakers Bacon. After one woman complained that the sign disrespected those who do not consume pork, Sneakers took it down. The foreign press In October, workers at a clinic in Honda, Colombia, reported helping a 22-year-old woman who came in several days earlier with vegetation growing from her vagina. She said her mother had told her that inserting a potato (now sprouting) was effective contraception. An 18-year-old woman was admitted to Bishkek Hospital in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, in September with severe stomach pains, which doctors discovered was due to her long-standing habit of chewing both discarded hair and her own. Doctors removed a hairball that weighed 8.8 pounds (and a Yahoo News report had a photo). The family of Kai Halvorsen of Lillestrom, Norway, planning a holiday in Thailand, feared that their bulldog, Igor, would be traumatized, having never been left alone. Halvorsen and a friend arranged with Labben Kennel to make a replica of the family living room to calm Igors anxiety. The two men painted the walls the same shade of gray, brought in the family couch, built a replica coffee table, and moved in Igors bed, carpet, pillows and blankets. (However, according to the friend, Igor spent much of the holiday cavorting outside with his new friend, Helga, the St. Bernard.) NEWS OF THE WEIRDBY CHUCK SHEPHERDDISTRIBUTED BY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE
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Find more information at facebook.com/sunsetandsuds5k. Learn how you and your friends, neighbors, colleagues or fellow club members can join the fight against cancer by taking part in the Marco Island Relay For Life. An informational kickoff party tatkes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Marco Lutheran Church. RSVP by calling 642-8800, ext. 3890, or emailing sue.olszak@cancer. org. The Marco Relay For Life takes place Saturday, April 18. The sixth annual Tour de Taverns bicycle poker run starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, on Marco Island. Participating restaurants are: Snook Inn, Sunset Grill, Rookies, CJs on the Bay, Crazy Flamingo, Old Marco Pub, Marco Speakeasy and Sand Bar. Free bike rentals from Island Bike Shop. $25 for a T-shirt and a ride sheet. Proceeds will help 2-year-old Harper Stapleton battle viral encephalitis. For more information, email capri. sandbarmarco@ yahoo.com. The fifth annual Southwest Florida Walk the Talk for Epilepsy sets out Saturday morning, Nov. 1, at North Collier Regional Park. Sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, the noncompetitive walk welcomes individuals and teams to collect donations and join the effort to raise awareness of the disease that affects 375,000 Floridians. Activities begin at 8 a.m. on walk day. Register in advance at swfl.kintera.org. The 11th annual FORE the Kids golf tournament to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County tees off Saturday morning, Nov. 1, at Fiddlers Creek Golf & Country Club. Pulte Homes is the title sponsor. Registration is $1,000. A variety of sponsorships opportunities are available. For more information, call Kim Komorny at 325-1765 or email email@example.com. The Collier County Heart Walk takes place at Cambier Park on Saturday, Nov. 1, with activities starting at 8 a.m. More than 4,000 participants are expected to step out at 9 a.m. on either a 1-mile route or a non-competitive 5K course. Leashed dogs are welcome. Heart-healthy sandwiches from Subway will be available, as will information about preventing heart attack and stroke. New to this years event are Selfie Stops along the walk route. There is no registration fee, although donations for the American Heart Association are encouraged. For more information, call 495-4915 or visit collierheartwalk.org. Join a rolling show of solidarity combining the love of cycling with awareness about childhood bullying from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15. Bicycle Bully Busters participants have the choice of three rides, all setting out from the Trek Bicycle Store at Coconut Point. A 40-mile ride sets out at 7 a.m.; a 25-mile ride starts at 7:30 a.m.; and a 10-mile ride sets out at 8 a.m. Fun and educational activities will take place as well, including demonstrations about proper helmet fit and tips on bicycle maintenance. Physical exercise is a key component to developing discipline and overall health. It also contributes to a strong sense of self-esteem, making it a perfect activity for taking a stand against bullying, since bullies thrive by taking that away. A group ride is a natural fit for the issue, as well, in that the more people who speak out against bullying, the less mainstream it is allowed to be. Registration is $25 for ages 16 and older, $15 for others. A pre-ride breakfast, post-ride lunch and a T-shirt are included. Sign up at active.com. The annual Jolley Be Good 5k Run-Walk that crosses the Jolley Bridge to Marco Island takes place Sunday morning, Nov. 16. Start time is 7:30 a.m. at Veterans Park on Marco. Organized by Gulf Coast Runners, the race benefits the Marco Island Parks & Recreation Department. Registration is $23. Call 642-0575 or visit gcrunners. org. Bonita Bay Club hosts the Copacabana Celebrity Gala and Golf Classic to benefit the Sunshine Kids Foundation Nov. 20-21. The gala kicks off the festivities from 6-9 p.m. Nov. 20; the golf tournament follows the next day, starting with a helicopte r golf ball drop and shotgun start at 1:15 p.m. $250 for the gala and golf, $100 for the gala only. Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty sponsors both events. For more information, visit sunshinekids.org.
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All attractions and show locations can be located through MyBoatShow, the shows free smartphone app. Visit www.ShowManagement.com for locations and other information. >> SHOW SCHEDULE: Thursday, Oct. 30 (Prime Time Preview) 10 a.m. 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. 5 p.m. >> ADMISSION: Adults $22 online, $24 at show Children (ages 6-15) $7 online, $9 at show Children (under 6) Free Prime Time Preview (Thursday, Oct. 31) $38 online, $40 at show Two-Day Ticket $40 online, $42 at show More than $4 billion worth of boats runabouts, sportfishers, high performance boats, center consoles, cabin cruisers, flats boats, skiffs, express cruisers, sailing yachts, motor yachts, bowriders, catamarans, ski boats, jet boats, trawlers, inflatables, canoes and super-yachts, to name a few will be on display for the 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The largest in-water boat show in the world is Oct. 30 through Nov. 3, set on 3 million square feet of exhibit space over seven locations. This year we have more exhibit space than ever before, further-improved navigational aids and additional dining options, said Efrem Skip Zimbalist III, CEO of Show Management, the company that manages and produces the show There is a film festival, a bikini fashion show, artwork and food, as well as interactive fun and educational seminars. This year, for the first time, Hughs Culinary is having a Pop Up Restaurant at the Hall of Fame Marina. The marketing and event coordinator for Hughs Culinary, Alexandra Kamper, said there will be breakfast and lunch available and the evening will be reserved for private events. There will be a cocktail happy hour and a sushi roller. Cruiser Port at Bahia Mar, Slip 209 on the B Dock will also be hosting a happy hour daily, as well as free seminars for marine industry professionals on everything from the cost of cruising to boat handling, or tips and tricks for making the best boat purchase. The iconic Pier 66 is remodeling and will open its Grille 66 & Bar and Pelican Landing. Other locales around the area to grab some food or spirits include Coconuts restaurant, G&B Oyster Bar, the IGFA Sportfishing Lounge and the Sailfish Pavilion Bar and Grill. The Blue Wild will have plenty of ways guests can learn more about the various activities that can be done in the deep blue sea. They are located between lobby B and C. Look for their directional signs. A lot of people are not going to buy boats, but they can still learn and enjoy. We have seminars on Intro to SCUBA to free diving, to Spearfishing to Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), said event producer Sheri Daye, who holds 15 world records in spearfishing. A lot of young people are getting into (paddleboarding). It is a growing activity, said Ms. Daye, who added that the seminars are all led by industry pros, like Manny Puig, who is a shark wrangler and swamp explorer. Besides seminars, The Blue Wild is also offering a huge collection of marine art, by artists like Carey Chen, Pascal Lecocq, Don Ray and others. Mr. Puig also is an artist and has created necklaces, knives and bronze sculptures. Another hot trend is SUP Yoga, and they will have that available as well. Elisa Buller will be hosting the class. This is the first time doing the class here. I offer a quick paddle technique lesson and then we have a short paddle to some calm water where we drop a kayak anchor and stay in a group for a flow that lasts about 75 minutes. No yoga or paddleboard experience is required for these classes. I will teach the students how to paddle and guide them through a basic flow. I will offer more advanced students variations and time at the end to attempt inversions and arm balances, said Ms. Buller. The International Game Fish Association will also offer seminars. Were going to have seven different captains: offshore guys Bouncer Smith, Ray Rosher, Anthony DiGiulian, Jamie Bunn and RJ Boyle and inshore guys Rick Murphy and Mike Holliday, talking about a wide range of subjects from the fundamentals and basics to specifics ... fishing offshore for sailfish and tuna, inshore as well, said Jeff Mackin, educational director for IGFA. Weve been doing this since 2010. The show always has interesting new technology and products. You never know what youre going to see. He added that now is a great time of the year to be fishing for mullet, baitfish, snook, sharks, tarpon both inshore and offshore, saying that the cold weather up north pushes the fish southward. He also sees a lot of sailfishing and kitefishing at this time of year. Kids can get into the fishing fun with a special clinic by Hook the Future. Aquazone is bringing the water fun indoors by setting up a huge pool to let people get a quick try at all the on-water action. What we have done is to bring in a 25 x 50 x 4 deep pool to the sailfish pavilion, 10 vendors and manufacturers, kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards, hovercrafts, propane motors We are giving free live demos, General Manager Spencer Milligan said. He said they cater to the kayak and SUP crowd, which are popular sports that they allow people to try firsthand, but also guests can view the hovercraft. Last year, we had four booths. We have 17 booths this year with 22 different brands. It is a bit of a monumental undertaking. In addition, they will do Yoga as well, and have clothing and other products available. Mr. Milligan said that the show is moving toward showing larger and larger boats, moving away from the normal person. Show management wanted to bring it back to the everyday person bring toys back, he said. Once the daytime activities are over, there are parties and also the film festival. On Nov. 2, the Fort Yachtie Da Starlight Screening will include the best entries from their fest from 2008 to 2013 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the new 2014 entries from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Guests can vote for their favorites via text. Food and drink will be available at the concession. The event takes place at Bahia Mars beer garden. There will be films shown in Lobby D at the convention center throughout the fest as well. $4 billion in boats to anchor at 55th annual Fort Lauderdale boat show COURTESY PHOTOThe largest in-water boat show takes place on 3 million square feet at seven locations.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NEWS A27 NAPLES SHUTTER, INC.1025 Power StreetNaples, Fl239.566.8161 OTHER FEATURES FREEMeasuring & installation, SALE! 10% OFF Offer valid on new orders only. Cannot be combined with other offers. Sale Ends 11/30/14. 1892 Trade Center Way Naples, Florida 34109 countertopsnaples.com239.431.8394We are loaded with granite and need to reduce our remnants. You pay only for the fabrication. Pick any level 1 from hundreds of in-stock choices, and the material is FREE! CLUB NOTES Naples Nites Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road at Interstate-75. The next meetings are Oct. 28 and Nov. 11. All current and former Lions are welcome. For more information, call Dan Sams at 352-2827. The Naples base of the U.S. Submarine Veterans (USSVI) meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month at the American Legion Post 303, 27678 Imperial Shores Blvd. in Bonita Springs. The next meeting is Oct. 28. Membership is open to active duty and retired submariners who have earned the Qualified in Submarines designation. The local USSVI base commander is John Dykhuis of Naples. For more information, visit ussvi.org/base/naples.asp. The Naples Christian Womens Connection invites area women to a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at Quail Creek Country Club, 13300 Valewood Drive. Guest speaker will be Marilyn Nase. Music will be provided by Nancy Diller, Gordon Bleich and Marija Sommer. Guests are encouraged to bring something to exchange in the Swap n Shop. Cost is $23. Call 592-0229 for reservations. For more information, visit cwcfl.net. The Genealogical Society of Collier County meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Guest speaker Jean Kearney will present Genealogy & Social Media, how to use computers, iPads and tablets to enhance your search for ancestors. Refreshments will be served. Guests are always welcome. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and reservations are not required. For more information, go to thegscc.org. Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Perkins, 3585 Pine Ridge Road in Naples. The next meeting is Nov. 13. Pilot International focuses its charitable and educational efforts on brain-related disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. Guests and new members are always welcome at meetings. Reservations are not required. Attendees order from the menu and pay for their meals. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268. 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. 20. Call 963-4670 for location. The Democratic Womens Club of Collier County welcomes members and guests to its meetings from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month in the Walden Oaks Professional Center, 6710 Lone Oak Blvd. The next meeting is Nov. 15. For more information, email email@example.com. The Naples Womans Club holds its annual Holiday Boutique from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the clubhouse at 560 Park St. in downtown Naples. Admission is free. A percentage of all sales will benefit Providence House. For more information, call Raenell Murray at 530-0765 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. Nery Kircher is president. The next meetings are Nov. 12 and 26.The newly chartered Marco Island Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at Marios Restaurant at 845 Bald Eagle Drive. The next meetings are Oct. 28 and Nov. 11.The international service club focuses on assisting people with developmental disabilities and finding the cause, cure and better treatments of brain disorders including autism, Alzheimers disease and Down syndrome. For more information about the local clubs, call 774-2623 or email email@example.com. 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 Pamela Houze at (214) 355-6069. Collier Communique Club: 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday at the North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Dorian Ray at 260-4709 or email email@example.com. Toast of the Coast Toastmasters Club: Noon on the second and fourth Friday at the American Cancer Society, 5020 Tamiami Trail N. Call Marianne Oehser at 434-9900. Naples Advanced Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday at the North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive. Email Christine Cargnoni at firstname.lastname@example.org. This club has prerequisites for membership. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com.
A28 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Salvation Army is ready to help families in need during the holidaysCollier County residents in need of holiday food for their families and Christmas toys for their children can apply for assistance from The Salvation Army. After making an online application, residents must register in person with their documentation; however, they will save time in the Express Application line. Last year more than 14,000 people received food and toys, according to Major Dan Proctor, regional coordinator for The Salvation Army. The organization is the official partner of the Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign. Online registration for assistance is available in English, Spanish and Creole and is open through Dec. 5. The in-person follow-up to complete the process must be done at The Salvation Army Toy Shop in Courthouse Shadows, 3360 Tamiami Trail E. The next times to do so are: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Nov. 3-6, and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7. Applicants must show photo ID (valid driver license preferred, although passport, birth certificate, school ID and green cards are also acceptable); proof of income, proof of childs age (birth certificate required) and childs clothing and shoe size. For more information, visit salvationarmynaples.org. Parents, high school seniors can learn about college financial aidParents of Collier County Public Schools high school seniors are invited to learn about college financial aid at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Lely High School. Students are encouraged to accompany their parents. Financial aid experts will discuss federal grants, student loans and scholarships, including what is available, how to apply, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and how the process works. In addition to the Oct. 23 program, financial aid information nights are planned for: 6 p.m. Jan. 14, Naples High School. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Gulf Coast High School. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Barron Collier High School. 6 p.m. Jan. 26, Immokalee High School. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Palmetto Ridge High School. 7 p.m. Jan. 28, Golden Gate High School. All of the evenings are hosted by the counseling departments at the listed schools. To learn more, contact the school hosting the meeting you would like to attend.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 A29 CALLING ALL ALUMNI The Harvard Club of Naples welcomes all residents of Collier County and southern Lee County who have a connection with Harvard University. Upcoming events include a welcome back reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Pelican Marsh Community Center. The evenings sponsor and host is Fiduciary Trust. Reservations are required by Nov. 2. A Get to Know Your Members luncheon with The Hon. Lewis Whitman (Harvard Law School, 1960) starts at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at a private club in Pelican Bay. Judge Lew will share his observations on the foibles of the human condition gleaned during 20 years as a judge in Massachusetts. Reservations are required by Nov. 14. Harvard Club and Yale Club members will gather for lunch and to watch the Harvard-Yale football game Saturday, Nov. 22. Information about club membership and the seasons full schedule of events are available by calling 793-7887 or going online to harvardclubofnaples.org. Ohio State University alums and fans are welcome to join the Naples Buckeyes for OSU football at the following locations in Naples on every game day: Bokampers Sports Bar and Grille, Stevie Tomatos Sports Page, Harolds Place at the Gulfcoast Inn and Gatsbys Pizza. The Oct. 25 game against Penn State starts at 8 p.m. The club also invites fellow Buckeye fans to the annual Welcome Back Party from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Wells Fargo Private Bank in Mercato. RSVP by calling Sue Goldsberry at 405-7068 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Members of the Naples IOWA Club invite University of Iowa Hawkeyes fans to join them at Weekend Willies to watch the seasons football games. Up next is the Nov. 1 game against the Northwestern Wildcats. Kickoff time is TBA. The Greater Naples Branch of AAUW olds its monthly meeting starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Hodges Universtiy. The meeting with speaker begins at 10 a.m. Jackie Stephens, CEO of the Childrens Advocacy Center of Collier County, will discuss A Refuge for Children. All are welcome, and reservations are not necessary. For more information, visit aauwgnb.org. Pi Beta Phi alumnae are invited to join the alumnae club of Naples, Bonita Springs and Marco Island for monthly luncheons, social mixers and other events. The next luncheon is set for Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. Guest speaker Diane Ketchum is an award-winning New York Times columnist and author. Reservations and advance payment are required. For more information, contact chapter president Donna Issenmann by calling (919) 612-1217 or emailing email@example.com. The Naples area chapter of Gamma Phi Beta alumnae meets regularly for lunch and a program at a variety of venues in Collier and Lee counties. All Gamma Phi Betas who are living in or visiting Southwest Florida are welcome. For more information, call 594-8420. Email alumni news to cpierce@ floridaweekly.com. Serving Naples the finest products for over 70 years. All Halloween Gifts & Decor 50% Off Raos Pasta Sauce $5.99/24OZ
A30 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY American Heart Association Fit-Friendly program promotes corporate wellness The American Heart Association is accepting applications for the FitFriendly Workplace award that recognizes companies who are leading the way in providing a culture of physical activity and health for their employees. Companies can use the AHA FitFriendly certification in their hiring and recruitment processes. There are Platinum, Gold and Community Fitness Innovation award levels. Applicants are judged on three criteria: 1. Physical activities encouraged on-site 2. Nutritional education and healthy food options available 3. General culture of health promoted at the work place Companies that do not yet meet the criteria can implement the AHA walking program in order to be considered for Fit-Friendly status. Physical inactivity doubles the risk of heart disease, the No. 1 killer in America, and leads to obesity, a health concern that costs American companies $225.8 billion per year in lost productivity. The Fit-Friendly Workplace program provides businesses the tools to proactively address these issues. There are 43 companies in Southwest Florida that have earned Fit-Friendly certification. Arthrex, Edison National Bank, Fowler White Boggs P.A., Lee Memorial Health System, Moorings Park, Lee County School District, The Commons Club (Brooks) and NCH have attained the Platinum level, meaning they have taken the Fit-Friendly program a step further by measuring the outcomes of their wellness efforts. Gold level companies include: Barron Collier Companies, Bonita Bay Club, Chicos FAS, Collier County Health Department, Collier County School District, Community School of Naples, DeAngelis Diamond Healthcare Group, Enterprise Holdings of SWFL, FineMark National Bank & Trust, Florida Southwestern State College, Gartner Inc., Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A., Gulf Coast Village, Gulfshore Insurance, Hodges University, HomeTech, Hope HealthCare Service, LeeSar, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners, Lee County Electric Cooperative, the Lee County Health Department, the Lee County Port Authority, Lee County Sheriffs Department, Lehigh Regional Medical Center, Lexington Country Club, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, Mike Davis Elementary School, Physicians Primary Care, Physicians Regional Healthcare System, Scotlynn USA Division, Shaw Development, SymMetric Revenue Solutions and Ted Todd Insurance. Companies interested in joining the Fit-Friendly Workplace program can find more information and the official application at ffc.heart.org. Applications are due by Jan. 31. We're giving you something to crow about this October with a special 31% savings on Botox Cosmetic at your local Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery office! 31% OFF BOTOXValid October 1 through October 31, 2014. Not valid with any other discount. Restrictions apply. 1-800-591-DERM | www.RiverchaseDermatology.com HEALTHY LIVINGSound Minds music fest coming up The David Lawrence Center, Collier Countys only comprehensive, not-for-profit mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving children, adults and families, partners with the International Mental Health Research Organization to host the firstever Sound Minds Music Festival & Mental Health Symposium on Saturday, Nov. 15, at Naples Botanical Garden. The Naples Children & Education Foundation is a sponsor. Sound Minds is modeled after IMHROs wildly successful Music Festival for Brain Health, which has taken place every year for the past 20 years at Staglin Family Vineyard in Napa Valley. The inaugural Naples symposium will be from 1-3 p.m. and will feature nationally renowned scientists, local experts and mental health advocates for early detection and intervention of brain disorders. Attendees will learn how to recognize early signs of mental illness in youth and improve patients outcomes. Speakers include: Carrie Bearden, Ph.D, professor in the departments of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and psychology at UCLA; Scott Russo, Ph.D., assistant professor of neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Scott Haltzman, senior psychiatrist, outpatient medical services, at the David Lawrence Center; and Brandon Staglin, mental health advocate/consumer and director of marketing communications for both IMHRO and the Staglin Family Vineyard. Fox 4 News anchor Patrick Nolan will emcee and moderate a question-and-answer session. After the symposium, ticket holders will enjoy a private reception, wine tasting and concert at 3 p.m. with performances by local artists Alex Dean, Chloe and John Bowlin. Tickets are $125. VIP admission for $1,000 includes dinner at Windstar on Naples Bay with wine pairings from the Staglin Family Vineyard. Sponsorship packages are available. Proceeds from sponsorships and ticket sales will allow the symposium portion of the event to be free to the public and help spread awareness to students, mental health and health care practitioners, concerned citizens, consumers and supporters. Additionally, proceeds will also be shared between David Lawrence Center and IMHRO to provide mental health and substance abuse services to the community and fund neuropsychiatric research initiatives. The symposium is open to the public but registration is required. Tickets are required for the concert and dinner. To register or to reserve a ticket, call the David Lawrence Foundation at 304-3505 or visit davidlawrencecenter.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NEWS A31 BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH The Stiletto Sprint 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 Third Street South A light-hearted, 500-yard race for the entire family to benefit the Garden of Hope & Courage and Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida. Info: 434-6697 or 498-0016 Pin-Up for Pink 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 Bonita Boat Club, Bonita Springs As You Like It Salon Aveda hosts Pin Up for Pink to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at the Bonita Boat Club. Dress in pink, pin-up, retro or military style and you could win a prize. Other fun includes a silent auction and raffles; food from Fresh Market, Casa De Frida and Kristis Key Lime Cookies; dancing; and live entertainment. $45 for one, $70 for two. Info: 949-0500 or asyoulikeitsalonaveda.com. Bosom Buddies Benefit 6-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 Freds Food, Fun & Spirits 2700 Immokalee Road Come enjoy the jazz jam with Jebry & Friends, who will donate all of the evenings tips to Bosom Buddies. Freds will donate 10 percent of the nights food and drink sales to the cause. Reservations recommended. Info: 431-7928 The Pink Heals Tour 4-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 Mercato The North Naples Fire Control and Rescue District and other area firefighters and first responders welcome four pink fire trucks from the national Pink Heals tour to raise awareness and funds in the fight against breast cancer. Pink Promise Luncheon 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort The second annual luncheon to benefit Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida features keynote speaker Christine Clifford, author of Not Now Im Having a No Hair Day. Oct. 31 would have been the 70th birthday of Susan G. Komen, who died from breast cancer in 1980 at age 36. Tickets: $150 Info: 498-0016 or komenswfl.org Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Regular meetings Bosom Buddies support group meetings begin at 7 p.m. on the second and last Wednesday of every month in the Telford Education Center at the NCH downtown campus. Info: 417-4600 or bbbcsi.org Paragon Theaters At the Pavilion Paragon Theaters at the Pavilion in North Naples believes in pink and proves it this month by donating a portion of the price every large soda or popcorn purchased to the fight against breast cancer. Free refills, too. Info: paragontheaters.com Sweet Pink Pumps Norman Love Confections 11380 Lindbergh Blvd., Fort Myers 3747 Tamiami Trail N., Naples Miromar Outlets, Estero Throughout October, a portion of every sale of the chocolatiers $28 milk chocolate pink high-heels benefits Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida. Info: normanloveconfections.com Love, Hope & Pizza Hungry Howies Locations throughout Southwest Florida Throughout October, Hungry Howies large pizzas all come in pink boxes, and patrons can also purchase Love, Hope & Pizza wristbands and totebags, with all proceeds going to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Email information about Breast Cancer Awareness Month events to firstname.lastname@example.org.Physicians Regional hosts The Pink Party at Hotel Escalante STEPHEN WRIGHT / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 5 12 13 2 6 9 10 11 7 8 3 41. Eva Fish and Kaitlyn Fish with Pzazz stilt-walkers 2. Rick Locastro and Martha Consuegra 3. Amanda Erwin and Jeff Nichols 4. Anne Kurz and Alice Giordano 5. Pzazz entertainer 6. Ann Musselman, Andreas Pac and Mazuera Yanima 7. Linda Karp and Chaundre Cross 8. Barbara Dameron and Keith Dameron 9. Robyn Gallow and Carol Farengo 10. Teri Magnuson and Pam Eichler 11. Doug Morrison and Joannie Matter 12. Poolise at Hotel Escalante 13. P.J. Fuerstman-Meyer, center, flanked by Pzazz entertainers
A32 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYWorld Stroke Day raises awareness of warning signsThe American Heart Association and American Stroke Association observe World Stroke Day on Wednesday, Oct. 29, in hopes of preventing some of the more than 137,000 deaths annually from stroke. Stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. Here are some other statistics: About 795,000 Americans each year suffer a new or recurrent stroke. On average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. About 40 percent of stroke deaths occur in males and 60 percent in females. The 2006 stroke death rates per 100,000 population for specific groups were 41.7 for white males, 41.1 for white females, 67.7 for black males and 57.0 for black females. In 2010, Americans paid about $73.7 billion in stroke-related medical costs and disability.What is a stroke?A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or ruptures. When that happens, part of the brain cannot get the blood and oxygen it needs, so brain cells die, causing the portion of the body affected to not function as it should. The Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T. app, available for free download, has helpful resources and a video providing a short overview of the warning signs of a stroke: Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg. Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding. Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes. Sudden difficulty walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination. Sudden severe headache with no known cause. Anyone experiencing some or all of these symptoms should seek immediate medical attention, even if the symptoms go away. 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SWFLEYE.COM Nina Nordgren, M.D. NCH Concierge Medicine practice opens in North NaplesOpen house events set for Oct. 23 and 30The NCH Healthcare System announces the opening of NCH Concierge Medicine, a personalized health assessment and health management program that offers increased access to a personal physician. Drs. Robert Hanson and Jesse Haven, family medicine puysicians, are the first physicians to join the NCH Concierge Medicine practice. They have been providing care to local patients for 22 and 13 years, respectively, and are accepting a limited number of patients in the new practice. Dr. Hanson is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He graduated from the University of Florida, College of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg. Also board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, Dr. Haven graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and completed his residency at Bayfront Family Practice in St. Petersburg. Patients who join the NCH Concierge Medicine practice will receive medical care tailored to their individual needs. Appointments will be made quickly on the same day, if necessary. Patients can see or speak with their physician about any medical concern in an unhurried environment where more time is allotted for appointments. They will have enhanced accessibility to their physician by phone, text or email. NCH Concierge Medicine physicians will help coordinate and manage health care needs with specialists all over the country to ensure continuity of care. This includes hospitalization or emergency room care at an NCH facility. An emphasis will be placed on preventive care, including nutrition and fitness counseling. The new practice is at 870 111th Ave. N., near the NCH hospital in North Naples. The public is invited to open house events from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 and 30. For more information or to register for either open house, call 624-8200. Dr. Bradley Piotrowski, DDS, MSD Is A Leading Periodontist in dental implants, the permanent, hassle-free solution to loose or missing teeth. His expertise in having done thousands of your comfort and relaxation during treatment. What Are Dental Implants? Implants are teeth that are placed below your gum line as securely as your original teeth. They can replace a single tooth, a few teeth or an entire upper or lower set of teeth. Because they are permanently attached, they usually last a lifetime. You will have the same chewing power and natural comfort of your original teeth. Most patients say More Affordable Than You Think. Nothing should stand between you credit cards are also accepted. Are Implants For You? and explain your options. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 A33 Dr. Jensen Dr. Carr90 Cypress Way E, Suite 20, Naples, FL 34110239-596-5771 E x p e e r i e e n c e e th e D i e r e e n c e BIG ARTS and Sanibel Island Public Library, Sanibel Island, Fla.Ninth Annual SANIBEL ISLANDWRITERSCONFERENCEFor more information: www.fgcu.edu/siwc or contact Tom DeMarchi at (239) 590-7421 or email@example.comSteve Almond (Creative Nonction) MK Asante (Screenwriting) Lynne Barrett (Fiction) Derrick Brown (Poetry) Kevin Clark (Poetry) Dean Davis (Narrative Performance) John Dufresne (Screenwriting) Beth Ann Fennelly (Poetry) Emily Franklin (Young Adult) Tom Franklin (Fiction) Artis Henderson (Memoir) John Hoppenthaler (Poetry) Gary Louris (Songwriting) Jen McClung (Songwriting) Karen McElmurray (Memoir) Kathryn Miles (Creative Nonction) Dinty W. Moore (Creative Nonction) Je Newberry (Poetry) Je Parker (Fiction) David James Poissant (Fiction) Julia Scheeres (Creative Nonction) Christopher Schelling (Literary Agent) Jennifer Senior (Nonction) George Singleton (Fiction) Christine Sneed (Fiction) Wesley Stace (Songwriting) JL Stermer (Literary Agent) Megan Stielstra (Narrative Performance) Parker Stockman (Narrative Performance) Darin Strauss (Fiction) Johnny Temple (Publisher) Karen Tolchin (Narrative Performance) PRESENTED BYGULF COASTFLORIDAUNIVERSITY SANIBEL ISLAND NOV. 6-9, 2014 KEYNOTE SPEAKER:RICHARD RUSSOPulitzer Prize-winning author & screenwriter PRESENTERS: OPEN 50 YEARS DELS 24 HRSTOREROUND THE CLOCKBEST LIVE & FROZEN BAIT PRICES IN TOWN! 24 HOUR LIVE BAIT SHRIMP BUY 3 DOZEN, GET THE 4TH DOZEN FREESAVE $4 BUCKSMust present coupon. While supplies last. Expires 10/29/14. COUPON 305 CIGARETTES KINGS OR HUNDREDS$33.74 A CARTONSAVE $4 BUCKSMust present coupon. While supplies last. Expires 10/29/14. COUPON PEPSI PRODUCTS12 PACKS BUY 2, GET 1 FREESAVE OVER $5.00Must present coupon. While supplies last. Expires 10/29/14. COUPON Must present coupon. While supplies last. Expires 10/29/14. COUPON2802 THOMASSON DRIVE, NAPLES, FLORIDA 34112 (ON THE WAY TO BAYVIEW PARK BOAT LAUNCH) (239) 774-3853 or (239) 250-7754 www.Dels24.com BUDWEISER ORBUD LIGHT OR COORS LIGHT ORMILLER LIGHT24 Packs $17.99LIMIT 2We all constantly have to improvise when life throws curve balls. Improv comedy techniques can help decrease the stress of dealing with such difficult situations. Learn more at Managing Stress with Improv Comedy, a workshop presented by improv actor and licensed clinical social worker Margot Escott from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Unity of Bonita. Improv techniques are a fun and healing medium to help people tackle conflict and other tough issues because they allow people to be fully in the moment and go with the flow. After all, every day we use improvisation in our conversations with others; we dont rely on a script, and we dont have to try to be funny. The concept of, Yes, and (always accepting the ideas of others) is the first rule of improv. The second is that there are no wrong ways to improvise. Ms. Escott has practiced psychotherapy in Naples for 30 years and for the past 25 years has lectured locally and nationally about the healing power of humor and the importance of laughter and play. She teaches improv techniques to children and adults and performs with Improv Anonymous at the Centers for the Performing Arts of Bonita Springs. Registration for the two-hour workshop is $20. Unity of Bonita is at 28385 Imperial Parkway in Bonita Springs. Sign up by calling Ms. Escott at 434-6558 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Ad lib your way through stress 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.
A34 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY David C. Brown, M.D. and Associates12 Convenient Southwest Florida Locations239.939.3456 www.ecof.com David C. Brown, MD and Associates proudly offer same day service. Honoring the legacy of ... Earl G. Hodges Dedication will be done by State Representative Kathleen Passidomo.Please join us for our Dedication Ceremony and ReceptionSunday, November 16th Sunset Beach Cremation Garden111th Avenue N. | Naples, FL 34108 | 239-597-3101 www.HodgesNaplesMG.com* Preferred but not required BY DR MARTY BECKERUniversal UclickOur culture has become very pet-friendly, but as much as I love this shift in attitude, I am also aware that some people dont approve of the change, especially when other people start planning to bring dogs home for the holidays. Now Im a veterinarian, not a family counselor. But I do have some suggestions for minimizing the friction between those who always want their dogs with them and those who believe pets should never be imposed on people who dont like them. When bringing together people and pets, everyone should be honest about potential problems, as well as likes and dislikes. And you need to be honest with yourself about your dog. Is your pet well-socialized, wellmannered, and well-groomed? If not, your dogs not ready to tag along on a family visit. Your pet should also be up to date on preventive health measures, especially those involving parasites. If your dog is a party-ready animal, ask your host if its OK to bring your dog along. Never just show up at someones house with a pet in tow. My ground rules suggestion is that the person who has the ground sets the rules, and the decision to bend or break them is hers alone. If you want to take your pet to a family gathering but your son-in-law says absolutely not in his house, respect that. If your host has pets who dont get along with or would be stressed by a canine visitor, respect that, too. If youre dealing with someone who will become ill if exposed to a pet, the discussion is over. Leave your pet out of the mix. This extends to people who are afraid of animals or when there will be other guests who might be at high risk of injury around a pet, such as your great-great-aunt who has already broken her hip twice. If youve been invited to bring your dog along, heres what you will need: A considerate attitude Taking your dog to someone elses place is a privilege. Ask where your dog is and isnt allowed to be and where youll be taking him to potty. Potty bags You will need to pick up after your pet. And ask where those little bags should go after you pick up. Leash Your dog might be awesome at home, but in a new environment you never can tell. Good manners dictate you keep your pup under control. Crate Taking a crate when you visit someone allows you to give your dog a room of his own wherever you are and provides your host with options to accommodate other guests.Food dishes Dont expect to borrow bowls from your hosts kitchen. Take your own and ask where you should clean them after meals. Dont be offended if its a utility sink in the garage. Linens Its a good idea to take a sheet to throw over your bed if youre allowed to have your dog in your bedroom when you stay over at someones house. Pack towels as well, since your host may not want you to use the good towels to dry your dog. If youre a considerate guest, chances are even those who dont like dogs wont have complaints and you and your dog will be welcome back. Thats the goal, isnt it? PET TALESDogs welcomeTaking pets to visit family means permission and planning Before taking a dog to visit family, the health and safety of everyone pets and people, alike must be considered. Pets of the Week>> Abigail is a sweet, 1-year-old domestic shorthair whose favorite pastime is bird-watching on the patio. Because she has been at the shelter for more than 180 days, her adoption fee is waived. >> Gilligan is a 5-year-old, Jack Russell terrier mix with an infectious smile. He loves to play, sit for treats and receive belly rubs. His adoption fee is $150. >> Heidi is a playful, 2-year-old tuxedo who gets along great with other cats and loves a warm lap to sit in. Her adoption fee is $55. >> Paprika is a smart and beautiful, 4-monthold, black mouth cur mix who loves to run and play and will make a great family pet. Her adoption fee is $75.To adopt or foster a petDogs and cats adopted from Humane Society Naples come with vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of health insurance. Visit the animals ready for adoption at the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), or at the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during mall hours. Call 6431555 or visit HSNaples.org for more information.
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Artists on exhibit in addition to Mr. Goodman are RL Caron, Marc Damon, Nick Dantona, Dennis Gormley, Christina Grun and Everglades Imaging. The gallery offers custom framing, classes in photography and editing and fine art reproduction services for artists who want to reproduce their work in a larger or smaller format or in a different medium. Board Appointments The Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes the following new board members for three-year terms: Ron Albeit, general manager at Fiddlers Creek; Nancy Carrington, owner of Marco Island Florist and a 2007 graduate of Leadership Marco; Donald (Erik) Condee, Condee Cooling and Electric and a 2012 graduate of Leadership Marco; Brian Gilmore, the owner of Collier Seawall and Dock; Rick LoCastro, COO of Physicians Regional Medical Center-Collier Boulevard; Jada Shigley, director of reservations at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa; and Lori Wagor, enterprise manager of the Marco Island Historical Society and a 2013 graduate of Leadership Marco. Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center announces the following new members on its board of directors: family law attorney Tamara Lynne Nicola, P.A.; Naples City Councilwoman Linda Penniman; and Charles (Doug) Hartman. PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee announces the following new directors: Libby Fero, owner of Diamond Limousine and Realtor at McWilliams Buckley; Shelley Hobbs, publisher, Naples Florida Weekly; Claudine Leger-Wetzel, vice president, Stock Development; and Pat Patterson, broker associate at Sothebys International Realty. The new members join Lori Cohen, chair; Angelina Spencer, vice chair; Michelle Shaw Hashman, secretary; David Crisp, treasurer; and Andrew Reiss, Gayle Nelson, Mindy DiPietro, Marina Zelner, Joanne Jacobs, Julie Diermeier, James Price and Stacy Herring. Media & Communications Nicole Black is the new director of marketing and events for Gulfshore Life and Gulfshore Business magazines. Ms. Black most recently was director of fundraising events for Humane Society Naples. In her new position she will oversee events and community outreach, public relations and digital branding. Demitri Blanco has been promoted to casting producer at ITZ Studios. Mr. Blanco joined the Naples film and television production company two years ago and was promoted to production assistant last year. In his new position, he is responsible for casting on all scripted and unscripted shows produced by ITZ Studios. A Naples native, he is studying communications at Florida Gulf Coast University. Jonathan Foerster has joined the staff at ArtisNaples as director of communications. Mr. Foerster was most recently executive editor of Gulfshore Life magazine and before that was editor of Showcase magazine and a features writer for the Naples Daily News. He holds a degree in magazine journalism from the University of MissouriColumbia and serves on the board of the United Arts Council of Collier County. Nonpro t Organizations Kaydee Tuff has joined the staff at The Shelter for Abused Women & Children as communications manager. A 25-year Collier County resident, Ms. Tuff served as managing editor for Tuff Publications from 19892005 and as editor of the Collier Citizen from 2005-2010. She most recently was communications coordinator for the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida.Paul Siefert has joined the staff at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida as vice president of marketing and development. A certified fundraising executive, Mr. Siefert most recently served as chief advancement officer at Community School of Naples. He is president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Everglades Chapter, serves on the board of the Greater Naples Area Planned Giving Council and is a member of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning. Recreation Mark Fogg has been named head golf professional at La Playa Beach & Golf Club. For the past three years Mr. Fogg has been a seasonal golf assistant at the club. 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B4 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY of heating both neck and chest in cold weather with a small battery that can also be used to charge a cellphone. A mobile application/text notification s y stem (that) will alert consumers of discounts on nearexpiring produce and other perishable good in their local grocery stores in order to liquidate fresh food, which could be cheaper for the consumer, more effective and economical for the grocer, and a way of reducing greenhouse emissions in landfills, according to the entrepreneur. An idea to distribute worldwide the w or lds first functional artificial finger for amputees (which has) changed the way finger amputees are treated in the U.S. today. Mr. Riley and his team, which included one former Shark Tank competitor who had been through the process and knew what Shark Tank did to help bring the entrepreneurs up to par, look for three qualities in the bold, brilliant and ambitious, he says. Knowledge, first. Know not only your product and business, but know the competition and the market. Second, the ability to be extremely persuasive. And finally entertainment, humor and just passion thats an intangible in some ways. Presenting entrepreneurs also include those who aim to distribute cheese cake or barbecue sauces and rubs; those who will suggest design or use changes in buildings to turn power expenditures into profits, they say; an entrepreneur who is developing a system that will allow field scientists to collect and store data and metadata without any reliance on hand-written records or photos, thus reducing errors associated with those and providing both the parameters and various fields of data for given disciplines. In marine biology, for example, the system would bring up fields for dissolved oxygen, pH, conductivity, temperature and ORP. No matter how good their ideas, most entrepreneurs start the process of pitch with some rough edges, when it comes to their own brain children. There is a definite different eco-culture and ecosystem of entrepreneurs, says Mr. Riley. They think a little differently, a little off-center in focus because they are completely laser-beamed about their business and they need help. Some dont know how to raise money, some dont know how to pitch well enough. Thats where we brought value. Judges and speakers together form a compliment of turbo-charged entrepreneurial engines capable of bringing significant value to any who attend theyre people who have made millions by relying on ingenuity, inventiveness and hard-nosed business acumen. Which is just what theyre looking for in the competitors. But the competition might also bring forward those qualities in investors, creating a perfect storm of opportunity for all, not just the entrepreneurs, says Craig Pisaris-Henderson, a 44-year-old Fort Myers-based superstar in the entrepreneurial world. He will service as one of the judges in the semi-final round of American Dream Seekers. Mr. Pisaris-Henderson, who now heads Lexos Media, has built a number of companies, including FindWhat.com that ultimately went public and had just under $1 billion capital on the NASDAQ and hes raised $250 million for various ventures over time, he says. He knows what it takes to be an entrepreneur, and its not just a good idea. Its also a good investor. Ive built companies large and small, and one that became publicly traded, and even though I tried to access local investors early on, they werent available. A lot of resources here hadnt been organized yet no one had put them in an organized system. American Dream Seekers, he adds, may help change what amounts to investor malaise in a region of great investor muscle. We have a wealthy area for finance and brain power, and most folks here who have been large business people, they come here from elsewhere to relax and not build their businesses. So they miss opportunities. On the day of competition, the 50 entrepreneurs who qualified as semifinalists will be culled to five finalists by late afternoon. Those five will present to the final-round judges in the evening, vying the $5,000 prize. Among the final-round judges are Michael Dent, a co-founder of InLight Capital Partners; Marc Farron of Kadima Consulting; Derek Vest, the founder of GenTech Pharmaceutical; David Diamond, a co-founder and owner of Diamond DeAngelis Construction, which includes a group of businesses; Steve Walling, who heads SJW Strategic solutions; and Timothy Cartwright, who manages Fifth Avenue Advisors in Naples, along with the Tamiami Angel Group of investors in two separate funds that have been powering up entrepreneurs with solid capitol for several years. Geographically, the investors range from Marco Island to Sarasota. Economically, theyve anted up millions so far, to collectively make private equity investments in promising early stage through expansion stage commercial ventures, in the boilerplate words of the Tamiami Angel Group. So far, the second of those angel funds, created last March with 39 investors and known as T2, has invested $850,000 of a $2.85 million fund to date (the goal for T2 is $5 million) in five entrepreneurial ideas that were once in the competition stage themselves. Now, they have moved far beyond that into real-world success. In addition, members of the T2 have thrown in an additional $700,000-plus to support ideas they like, on their own, notes Mr. Cartwright. This kind of support is where the competitors jumping into American Dream Seekers want to be. On the other hand, the entrepreneurs T2 is supporting also may hint at which way the world of entrepreneurship is going. Those ventures include Naples-based MassiveU, which designs online education and training programs; Miamibased Senzari, which offers an on-line engine to recommend music in playlists or song lists based on all public information provided about an individual but this idea has a social component, too. Friends can help create the playlists, even based on who the individual is with at the time and what they all might like to hear together. There is also Detroit-based Level 11, which follows and collects all the data that sales personnel are supposed to provide about their calls, contacts, number of meetings with decision makers, what they say and how they present their ideas and then allows management to set up competitions among them, and enforce right behavior. Or the Miami-based company 71 Pounds, a company that tracks your Fed-Ex or UPS shipments and holds those companies to their guarantees: if a shipment comes in even one minute late, 71 Pounds recovers the cost of shipping as promised, takes 30 percent, and returns 70 percent to your business or account. And not only that, adds Mr. Cartwright, but if you live in a highrise above ground floor commercial operations, for example, the company will ensure you get the benefits and guarantees of personal, not commercial, deliveries including delivery to your door and not a business downstairs, if warranted. Finally, theres an entrepreneurial start-up called Moveable, a Clevelandbased company that offers an internet-enabled small wearable device that tracks your physical movement, says Mr. Cartwright. Aimed at Fortune 500 companies or digital education programs in which students can take physical education courses on-line, the device allows monitors to judge the level of activity of individuals. In the case of the companies, managers can require employees to stay healthy enough, based on the level of activity, to help lower health care costs across the board for everybody. In any of these ventures, says Mr. Cartwright, success will not ultimately be achieved unless both entrepreneurs and investors can together create an alchemy he calls deal flow. As a judge of the finalists in American Dream Seekers, thats what he hopes to see on the crucial day nearly instant deal flow. The number of deals you see is the lifeblood that keeps your organization alive, he explains. So when I get a chance to look at (these entrepreneurs in one place) Im going to be there, and so should any other serious investors. There are lessons here for the entrepreneur, but also lessons and benefits for the investor. Among those benefits might be onestop-shopping, in effect. Think about what an individual angel investor has to do to go about attracting deal flow, says Mr. Cartwright. He has to go meet with an attorney, with an accountant, with the economic development director. He might have to try to arrange a meeting with the university. So actually finding good deal flow is a challenge for an individual investor. But here with American Dream Seekers you have prepackaged deal flow already vetted by the community and business leaders that could take months to develop, otherwise. And that could prove good not only for those who attend the competitive culmination of American Dream Seekers, but somebody for the community at large, as companies and jobs pour in, seeking a climate in which entrepreneurs are born. DREAMSFrom page 1CARTWRIGHT We have a wealthy area for finance and brain power, and most folks here who have been large business people, they come here from elsewhere to relax and not build their businesses. Craig Pisaris-Henderson, Fort Myers-based entrepreneur
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MassiveU, which started as the worlds first mobile MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), is accelerating its growth as a project-based, social learning Platform-As-A-Service (PLAAS) company. The company works with content providers, publishers and school district leaders to deliver learning solutions that help students prepare for college and careers.MassiveU is honored to be a part of the type of high-potential, accelerated growth companies sought by T2 and its members, which include former executives of major national and global corporations. By supporting MassiveUs Southwest Florida entrepreneurs, T2 is helping talented individuals grow education technology companies quickly and meet the needs of online learners today and in the future.With the latest round of $330,000 in funds plus an additional $370,000 from a complementary group of investors with an interest in education technology, as well as initial funding from the Tamiami Angel Fund I T2, as lead investor, has raised more than $1.08 million for MassiveU. T2 sees MassiveU as a strong business entity that can make a real difference in terms of 21st century skills development for students, says Don Kiernan, a Tamiami Angel Fund II member and MassiveU board member. MassiveU is going to enhance the learning process in the country and worldwide. MassiveU was founded in 2012 by Angelo Biasi, a former New York University educator, and started generating revenue in April 2013. Today, MassiveU utilizes best-in-class technologies to support competency-based learning and 21st century skills. T2 has been involved with MassiveU since the companys early stages, working with Mr. Biasi from the development of his idea for a mobile-first learning solution to providing mentoring and funding. MassiveU is the perfect combination of a passionate founder with a technology-enabled idea, an experienced management team with a previous exit, and a solution to a real problem inside a large marketplace, says Timothy Cartwright, chairman of T2. Not only does the Tamiami Angel Funds investment support local entrepreneurs and job growth, it also supports the education of students in Southwest Florida and beyond, Mr. Biasi says. With the investment, the resources and the mentorship from T2 into MassiveU, were experiencing how early-stage investing can transform our Southwest Florida communities.The most recent funding enables MassiveU to create a fulltime management team of five individuals, including John Gamba, a new director of MassiveU and a Tamiami Angel Fund II member. Mr. Gamba has founded, funded and managed five internet companies in his 20-year career. Less than eight years after he cofounded PACE (Partnership for Academic and Community Excellence), a school-tohome telecommunications network that connected thousands of K-12 schools to millions of families in all 50 states, it was purchased by NTI Group Inc. and then sold to Blackboard Inc. for $182 million.MassiveU will also use the investment capital to further build out its technical platform to execute large opportunities with publishers and content providers in Latin America and other countries, Mr. Biasi says. Tamiami Angel Fund I & II LLC is a member-managed Florida Limited Liability Company designed to enable private accredited investors to participate in a disciplined investment process to fund promising early-stage through expansion-stage commercial ventures in the U.S., with a preference to those in the state of Florida. The fund is a member of the Angel Capital Association and the Florida Venture Forum. For more information about MassiveU, visit massiveu.com. For more information about Tamiami Angel Fund I and II, visit tamiamiangels. com. BIASI CA RTWRIGHT
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From a pure investment perspective, its no riskier for you to own your employers stock than it is for any other investor to own it. But from a total financial risk perspective, trouble at that particular company can hurt you far more than it would hurt an outside investor. After all, should the company get into trouble, not only would your investment be at risk, but your job could be, too. In the 12 months ending June 30, 30,113 companies filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Many were small, but even big businesses can run into trouble that forces them into bankruptcy.Just this past April, Energy Future Holdings filed for bankruptcy protection. It was taken over in a leveraged buyout that saddled it with over $40 billion in debt. That, combined with some bad bets on natural gas prices, sent Energy Future Holdings into bankruptcy. It wasnt a small company, either it had more than 9,000 employees and nearly $6 billion in 2013 revenue. Think of Enron, too, and the many employees whose retirement accounts there were unexpectedly wiped out. Of course, many companies offer some sort of equity stake as part of employee compensation, often via matching contributions to 401(k) plans made with company stock. If you find yourself with a significant stake in your employers stock, its not automatically a bad thing. But save and invest on your own for your retirement as if your companys stock were to wind up worthless. If your employer thrives, then your shares can be icing on your retirement cake. Consider your company stock a bonus and maybe an opportunity to retire earlier, but dont make it the cornerstone of your retirement plan, lest you lose both your job and your financial future. Both Dumb and SmartMy dumbest investment was not paying attention to my stocks. I let several stocks decline over time because my portfolio was not a priority. I just held on as though they would perform well forever. 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The bank is at 800 N. Collier Blvd. Call 389-5108 to RSVP. The next members-only Accelerated Networking luncheon for members of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Lighthouse of Collier, 2685 Horseshoe Drive S. Sign up at napleschamber.org/events. The Above Board Chamber meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, at the Hilton Naples. $25 for members, $30 for others in advance; $28 and $33 at the door. Registration required at aboveboardchamber.com. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its next Wake Up Naples for members and guests from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the Hilton Naples. The annual Distinguished Public Service Awards will be presented. The event sponsor is ArgoTrak. Sign up at napleschamber.org/events. 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Resident Ready Barlovento Model Now Open At Talis ParkFox Custom Builders fully-furnished, 3,433 square feet under air Barlovento model residence is now open for viewing and purchase in Talis Parks Brightling neighborhood. Brightlings captivating golf course, water and preserve views showcase the North Naples communitys In the Park lifestyle. Homes by Fox, Sunwest Homes, and Harbourside Custom Homes range from 2,600 to 3,400 square-feet and offer Caribbean Colonial and Spanish Eclectic architectural designs. Brightling is a single loaded neighborhood with south facing homes on just one side of the street. Unobstructed views to the north include a preserve and a golf course in an adjacent community. The Barloventos great room floor plan features a walled courtyard entry, three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a study, a formal dining room, an island kitchen and breakfast area, and an outdoor living area that includes a covered lanai, pool, spa, and an optional fireplace and outdoor kitchen. The furnished Barlovento model is priced at $1,725,000 and showcases an interior design by Kelley Bridwell and C. Chad Elkins of Clive Daniel Home. Their design presents a modern take on coastal chic that is refreshing and comfortable. The color palette mixes greys and beiges with gold, silver, and aqua accents. Flooring throughout the living areas is a 30.5 x 30.5 polished porcelain tile. Eight-inch distressed wood flooring with a grey/beige tone is featured in the study, while medium brown-toned flooring set on a diagonal is included in the master bedroom. A ceiling detail of circles and intersecting grid patterns adds drama to the enormous great room. A custom drywall built-in creates a feature wall with bookshelves on either side of a television console in reclaimed wood. Behind the television, the wall is encased in gray beige distressed wood to match the study and master bedroom floors while the bookshelf walls are painted aqua gray. The seating group includes two large gray tufted sofas and two French provincial side chairs in khaki linen. The Barlovento is one of six impeccably designed and detailed Resident Ready homes by Fox, Sunwest, and Harbourside available in Brightling. The completed 3,083 square feet Camilla residence by Fox offers a thoughtfully designed floor plan that includes three bedrooms, three and a half baths, a spacious great room and island kitchen that open to a large covered lanai with an optional outdoor kitchen and fireplace, a formal dining room, a study and a three-car garage. The Camilla is priced at $1,475,000. Foxs two-story Nadia residence offers a total of 3,648 square feet. A portico entry opens to a wide foyer and gallery hallway with a two-story ceiling. The foyer and hall way offer a spectacular see-through view and lead to a sprawling great room, kitchen and dining area that fully opens to the outside. The homes study opens to a garden while the downstairs guest suite features a private outdoor courtyard. Upstairs, a loft with a stunning ceiling detail and a beautiful guest suite open to a covered balcony overlooking the homes pool and long range golf course and preserve views. The Nadia is priced at $1,595,000 and scheduled for completion in early December. Sunwests 3,709 square feet Amalfi-2 is completed and priced at $1,650,000. The floor plan includes three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a study, a great room that opens to a covered lanai and outdoor living area, a gourmet island kitchen, dining area, a study, an optional butlers pantry, a three-car garage, and a separate golf cart garage. The completed Caribbean great room residence by Sunwest measures 3,527 square feet and includes three bedrooms, three and a half baths and a study. Priced at $1,650,000, the Caribbeans living areas fully open to the outdoors. The great room includes a wine bar and flows into a spacious island kitchen. Columns define a formal dining room situated off Sunwests signature gallery hallway. Harboursides Resident Ready Villa Adriana is under construction in Brightling. The 2,622 square feet under air floor plan includes a wide gallery entry hallway leading to a great room with pocketing sliders that open to a spacious outdoor living area with a pool, optional fireplace, and optional outdoor kitchen. The plan also features three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a study, and a three-car garage. A gourmet kitchen showcases a large island and pantry and is situated adjacent to an open dining area with sliders leading to the lanai. The Villa Adriana is currently priced at $1,275,000 with options and upgrades and scheduled for completion in January. In addition to the Brightling residences, T. Scholten Builders Casa El Nido furnished estate model is now open and available for purchase in Talis Parks prestigious Prato neighborhood. The 6,491 square feet, five-bedroom, six-and-a-half bath residence joins a select group of magnificent residences in Prato, an enclave of 24 Park Estate Homes offering enhanced privacy and some of the most spectacular golf, water and preserve views in Talis Park. Pratos one-of-a-kind residences range from 4,500 to over 7,000 square feet on 125 x 175 sites and start at $2.5 million. The Casa El Nido is offered at $3,750,000 with furnishings. A Kitson & Partners community, Talis Parks residences range from penthouse style condominiums priced from the $700s to luxurious estate residences starting at $2.5 million. The community is conveniently located on Livingston Road in North Naples, just minutes from the beach, Mercato, Coconut Point Mall, and Gulf Coast Town Center. To learn more about Talis Parks Resident Ready homes, visit the communitys Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Road in North Naples, or visit Talis Park online at talispark. com. ADVERTORIALT. Scholten Builders Casa El Nido furnished estate model is now open and available for purchase in Talis Parks prestigious Prato neighborhood. The Casa El Nido is offered at $3,750,000 with furnishings. The completed Caribbean great room residence by Sunwest Homes in Brightling at Talis Park measures 3,527 square feet and includes three bedrooms, three and a half baths and a study. Priced at $1,650,000, the Caribbeans living areas fully open to the outdoors. Fox Custom Builders two-story Nadia residence in Brightling at Talis Park offers a total of 3,648 square feet. The Nadia is priced at $1,595,000 and scheduled for completion in early December. Fox Custom Builders 3,433 square feet furnished Barlovento model in Brightling at Talis Park is now open and priced at $1,725,000. FoxCustomBuilders 3433squarefeetfurnishedBarloventomodelinBrightlingatTalis FoxCustomBuilders two storyNadiaresidenceinBrightlingatTalisParkoffersatotalof Th e co mp le te d Ca ri bb ea n gr ea t ro om r es id en ce b y Su nw es t Ho me s in B ri gh tl in g at T al is P ar k TShltBildCElNidfihdttdli dilblfhiTliPktiiPt
BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. Visit our Sales Center today. 8020 Grand Lely Drive, Naples, Florida 34113 (239) 793-2100 Lely Resort Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate Broker At Lely Resort, the lines between fantasy and reality have vanished. This is a world of 3 championship golf courses, 4 clubhouses, 13 tennis courts, 4 resort-style pools, a luxurious spa and tness center, a village center, and a newly expanded 30,000+ square foot Players Club & Spa, and 7 distinctive neighborhoods... and it can all be yours in a way most people only dream of. www.LELY-RESORT.comCapture the lifestyle you ve always wanted from the $200s to over $2 millionLive Beyond Your Dreams FLStockDevelopment Ol from the $200sAlden Woods from the $300sCordoba from the $400sPlayers Cove from the $400sCanwick Cove from the $500sThe Estates at The Classics from the $900s Lakoya from the $300s to over $1 million ONLY 2 REMAINING! ONLY 3 REMAINING!
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 REAL ESTATE B21 Richard DrosteREALTOR239firstname.lastname@example.orgJacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro 239-370-1222JStrategos@att.net Marco Island & Southwest Florida Real Estate SpecialistsVisit www.JackiStrategos.com Today!Greenlinks Several AvailableResort-style complex; income producing or family vacations. 2 or 3 bedrooms. Under $200,000 GREAT AMENITIES Sands #D-307 $319,000Charming 2 BR/2 BA corner unit. Nice ow oor plan, lovely view. Some updates. ALL ABOUT LOCATION1642 Rainbow Court $610,000Delightful Florida-style home. Impeccable condition. New windows. Parking for 4 cars. Recreation room. DOCK & LIFT 8998 Lely Island Circle $599,900Outstanding in every way. 4 BR/3 BA, stunning views, large lanai w/pool & spa. 3 car garage. BUILT IN 2000 Mary H. Raymond (239) 269-6105www.maryraymond.com email@example.com 20 Years in DE & PA 14 Years in Naples Listing & Selling Real Estate VASARI: HUGE REDUCTION, now $555,000 for this 3/2 professionally decorated house. Turnkey and bundled golf.PARK SHORE BEACH: Nine-foot ceilings and steps to the beach. 270-degree panoramic view from all windows. $1,800,000OLDE NAPLES ON OYSTER BAY: Two condos with boat docks. $460,000 and $239,000OLDE NAPLES: Dressed to the NINES! This 1BR is GORGEOUS! Granite, stainless steel appliances and most furniture. $299,999THE STRAND: Coach home with 3/2 and 2-car garage. Private elevator; on lake and golf course. $350,000 broker for Equity Realty. Agents are showing homes every day because the new construction market has finally caught up to the demand. But the resale market is still desirable location continues to be a factor for many new home buyers, and the new construction market cant be everywhere. Pat Pitocchi, NABOR president and corporate trainer at Downing-Frye Realty, says the latest report shows a bigpicture view of how the local resale market is behaving in general. However, she adds, it does not report all new homes sales, which appears to be a considerable segment of the current market activity according to reports from local brokers. Wes Kunkle, a commercial broker at Kunkle Realty, points out that the 21 percent decrease in overall pending sales in the $300,000 and below market drove the overall 10 percent decrease. Overall pending sales in every price segment over $300,000 increased in the third quarter 2014, he says. Overall closed sales increased in two of the five price segments, $300,000 to $500,000 and $1 million to $2 million, as well. The NABOR third quarter 2014 report provides comparisons of single-family home and condominium sales (via the Southwest Florida MLS), price ranges and geographic segmentation and includes an overall market summary. Among the findings: Pending sales of single-family homes over $2 million increased 26 percent, from 43 in third quarter 2013 to 54 third quarter 2014. Pending sales of condominiums between $1 million and $2 million increased 29 percent, from 38 in third quarter 2013 to 49 in third quarter 2014. Overall closed sales in the $300,000 to $500,000 category increased 13 percent, 398 in third quarter 2013 to 451 in third quarter 2014. Overall closed sales in the $1 million to $2 million category increased 14 percent, from 91 in third quarter 2013 to 104 in third quarter 2014. Overall median closed price increased 13 percent, from $234,000 in third quarter 2013 to $265,000 in third quarter 2014. Overall median home price of homes over $300,000 decreased 7 percent, from $530,000 in third quarter 2013 to $493,000 in third quarter 2014. Overall inventory decreased 9 percent, from 4,080 homes in third quarter 2013 to 3,702 homes in third quarter 2014. Overall inventory of single family homes in the $300,000 to $500,000 market increased 15 percent, from 422 in third quarter 2013 to 487 in third quarter 2014. Although homes priced under $300,000 make up more than 60 percent of the market, This is not our entire market, says Kathy Zorn, broker/owner at Florida Home Realty. In fact, she adds, the third quarter report shows an increase in inventory of single-family homes in the combined price categories above $300,000, which accounts for 1,564 homes or 42 percent of the overall third quarter inventory.And in SeptemberNABOR also released its September 2014 market report, which reveals the following: Overall pending sales increased 2 percent, from 810 in September 2013 to 829 pending in September 2014. Overall closed sales decreased 3 percent, from 9,919 in the 12 months ending September 2013 to 9,585 closed sales in the 12 months ending September 2014. Overall median closed price increased 14 percent, from $230,000 in the 12 months ending September 2013 to $262,000 in the 12 months ending September 2014. Overall inventory decreased 9 percent, from 4,080 in September 2013 to 3,702 in September 2014. View the entire third quarter report and the September statistics at naplesarea.com.NABORFrom page 10 Vi (pronounced vee) at Bentley Village recently celebrated the opening of its new sales center. Part of a $70 million dollar redevelopment project, the 4,500-square-foot center emphasizes advanced technology to enhance prospective residents understanding of their living choices at the Continuing Care Retirement Community in North Naples. Sales counselors now utilize two Ideum tables with multi-touch displays and individual iPads to explain the amenities, apartment selections and other aspects of life at Bentley Village. With the tap of a finger, they can show clients the features of existing and future Bentley Village, including renderings of two new clubhouses, floor plans and three-dimensional images of current and new apartments. The center also has a design center that showcases the options available to customize apartments, a theater with seating for eight people and a putting green with sand trap. Naples-based Stofft & Cooney Architects and DeAngelis Diamond Construction collaborated to complete construction of the sales center. The Sales Center is the first visible sign of the significant investment we are making in the future of Bentley Village, Ann Walsh, executive director of Vi at Bentley Village, says. We are eager to move forward with the next phase of the redevelopment project and to continue enriching the environment we have provided for our residents to age well physically, emotionally and intellectually. The communitys redevelopment project also includes 72 new independent living apartments and two new clubhouses with three restaurants and a caf, a new theater, auditorium, library, lounge and arts and craft room. Both the clubhouses and 72 new apartments are scheduled already in place include an 18-hole executive golf course, 12 miles of walking trails and cart paths, and an array of outdoor features including swimming pools and tennis and bocce courts. For more information, visit viliving. com/evenbetter. New sales center opens at Vi at Bentley village COURTESY PHOTOThe new sales center at Vi at BentleyVillage. See more photos on page B8.
B22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Pkwy. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$200,0001 CALUSA BAY 6859 Satinleaf Road South #103 $280,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sharon Kaltenborn 239.248.1964>$400,0002 PELICAN BAY INTERLACHEN 6770 Pelican Bay Boulevard #235 $425,000 PSIR Martha Kelly 239.877.4569 3 GOODLAND CALUSA ISLAND VILLAGE 318 Angler Drive #401 $429,900 PSIR Wendy Happney 239.398.10374 ISLAND WALK 3924 Valentia Way $478,000 PSIR Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.94145 STERLING OAKS 1330 Old Oak Lane $479,000 PSIR Diane Solomon 301.343.55856 VASARI PIENZA 28656 Pienza Court $480,000 PSIR Aysim Eserdag 239.404.68917 BONITA BAY VISTAS 4751 Bonita Bay Boulevard #402 $486,000 PSIR Teresa Rucker/Ginger Lickley 239.281.23768 BAY FOREST NAPLES WALK 15191 Cedarwood Lane #2704 $490,000 PSIR Dominic Panozzo 239.821.9321>$500,0009 PELICAN BAY LAMBIANCE 200 Lambiance Circle #102 $525,000 PSIR Linda Roberts 239.450.286410 BANYAN WOODS 5050 Blauvelt Way #201 $525,000 PSIR Brandon Dowdy 239.287.624311 BRENDISI AT MEDITERRA 29140 Brendisi Way #201 $584,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$600,00012 OLD NAPLES NAPLES MARINA VILLAS 995 9th Avenue South #5 $625,000 PSIR Paul Graffy 239.273.0403>$700,00013 OLDE CYPRESS SANTA ROSA 7391 Monteverde Way $769,000 PSIR Joe Garabed 239.571.570014 PELICAN LANDING GOLDCREST 24961 Goldcrest Drive $779,000 PSIR Stephanie Coburn 239.825.3470>$800,00015 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD KENWOOD 22221 Kenwood Isle Drive $859,000 PSIR Joan Crompton 239.565.485616 VINEYARDS HAMMOCK ISLES 5910 Hammock Isles Circle $875,000 PSIR Denise Sands 215.327.9930>$900,00017 LIVINGSTON WOODS 6480 Sandalwood Lane $999,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176>$1,000,00018 COACHMAN GLEN 2830 Coach House Way $1,100,000 PSIR Janice Fonda 402.208.227619 THE DUNES GRANDE DOMONICA 295 Grande Way #T-3 $1,145,000 PSIR Aysim Eserdag 239.404.689120 PELICAN LANDING GOLDCREST 24851 Goldcrest Drive $1,165,000 PSIR Pam Umsheid 239.691.354121 FIDDLERS CREEK BELLAGIO 8532 Bellagio Drive $1,195,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.717622 PELICAN LANDING RIDGE 25130 Ridge Oak Drive $1,239,000 PSIR Stephanie Coburn 239.825.347023 GREY OAKS LERMITAGE 2630 Grey Oaks Drive North #18 $1,250,000 PSIR Jutta V. Lopez 239.571.533924 CROSSINGS 7371 Stonegate Drive $1,695,000 PSIR Terri Moellers 239.404.788725 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,795,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open Mon-Sat 9-5 & Sun 12-526 OLD NAPLES GOLF DRIVE ESTATES 586 South Golf Drive $1,995,000 PSIR Kathryn Lyons 734.476.2666>$2,000,00027 CLUB ESTATES 4429 Club Estates Drive $2,395,000 PSIR Lizette Candela/Jane Bond 239.293.237828 MEDITERRA MEDICI 15243 Medici Way $2,795,000 PSIR Jutta V. Lopez 239.571.5339>$3,000,00029 QUAIL WEST 28950 Somers Drive $3,850,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$4,000,00030 PELICAN MARSH CLERMONT 1530 Clermont Drive #104 $4,450,000 PSIR Linda Perry 239.450.9113>$5,000,00031 PORT ROYAL 870 Nelsons Walk $5,950,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$9,000,00032 PORT ROYAL 3605 Fort Charles Drive $9,450,000 PSIR Ryan Nor dyke 239.776.9390>$10,000,00033 PORT ROYAL 1001 Spyglass Lane $10,500,000 PSIR Frank Sajtar 239.776.8382 Florida Weeklys Open Houses 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 21
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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NAPLES 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 Lori Oliver sits to the side of her dance studio and watches her teen performers trail in for rehearsal. This little boy here, she says, pointing to a tall youth loping across the floor, He will be on Broadway. She continues greeting her students one by one before directing them onto the floor for rehearsal. The controlled chaos eventually quiets after increasingly urgent commands for the performers to find their places. Suddenly, the group converges and everyone is ready to rehearse Born to Hand Jive for their November performances of Grease! at ArtisNaples. For many of these young actors, performing Broadway musicals is not The center where stars are made SEE GREASE, C20 SEE SCARE, C4 BY ATHENA PONUSHISaponushis@ oridaweekly.com THE HORDE IN RED ROBES WITH EXPRESsionless faces, void of individuality, stood by the general, the doctor and the executioner in their haunted house, dress rehearsal huddle. Go for the chicken, coached creative director Craig McInnis. Dont waste your big scare on the front of the line if the person hiding behind the first person is like this, crouching and trembling in fear. The best thing that can happen to you, he taught his cast, Experts say fear helps us escape the true anxieties in life ADAM BARON / FLORIDA WEEKLYIts hard work for performers at Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds who spend their evenings in makeup, creeping, screaming and doing their best to get under peoples skins. Escapism is a necessity. Life sometimes gets too serious, too mundane and definitely too vanilla. We need to mix it up. Craig McInnis, Coaching director at Orwellian-themed haunt at Fright Nights at South Florida FairgroundsSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ Halloween collectibles Vintage jack-o-lanters can command frightening prices. C28 Cuisine news Wine expert Sukie Honeycutt prepares to pop the cork on a new shop. C40 Meet the chef Rafael Rottier knows exactly whats cooking at Incas. C43 VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYNPAC students rehearsing Grease! Scare up some fun.C5 >>inside:
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 C3 239.434.6533/thirdstreetsouth.com very Saturday INTRODUCING PANDORA'S NEW AUTUMN 2014 COLLECTION.*Free single-strand leather bracelet (US retail value up to $45) or multi-strand color cord ($35 US retail value). While supplies last, limit one per customer. Bracelet upgrades available. This offer may not be combined with any other PANDORA offer. Charms sold separately. See store for details. October 23-26 Free PANDORA leather or color cord bracelet, with $100 PANDORA purchase.*AT THE MERCATO Bluegrass begins with Claire Lynch Claire Lynch and her band open the new season of Bluewater Acoustic and Bluegrass concerts at The Norris Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Long recognized as a creative force in acoustic music and at the forefront of women who have expanded the bluegrass genre, Ms. Lynch has been named Female Vocalist of the Year three times by the International Bluegrass Music Association and has two Grammy nominations. Earlier this month, her Dear Sister won the 2014 IBMA Song of the Year. The anthemic ballad about the Civil War was co-written by Ms. Lynch and Louisa Branscomb. Dear Sister is also the title of Ms. Lynchs newest album. A mix of bluegrass, folk and Americana numbers, the 2013 release showcases Mark Schatz on bass, Matt Wingate on guitar and mandolin, Bryan McDowell on fiddle and mandolin. Tim OBrien also joins the band on some numbers on vocals and bouzouki. In 2012, Ms. Lynch was awarded one of 50 USA Fellowships from United States Artists. USA Fellows represent the most innovative and influential artists in their fields, including architects, writers, dancers and other performance artists. Only seven of the 2012 fellows were musicians. For the past 20-plus years, Ms. Lynch has delighted audiences at music festivals and in theaters around the world. Her acoustic sound has been described as classic bluegrass with thoughtful infusions of contemporary folk, country, rock and swing. Her works as a songwriter have been recorded by Kathy Mattea and Patty Loveless, and she has performed as a backing/harmony vocalist with Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris and Pam Tillis, among others. Tickets to the Claire Lynch Band concert at The Norris Center are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Call 213-3049. Also coming up in the series: Saturday, Nov. 22: Southern Bluegrass Express Saturday, Dec. 13: Ernie Evans & The Florida State Bluegrass Band Saturday, Jan. 10: The sixth annual Neapolitan Opry, Cluster Pluckin Saturday, Feb. 13: Guitarists Richard Smith and Andy Wahlberg and cellist Julie Smith Saturday, March 28: The Nu Bluegrass Band COURTESY PHOTOClaire Lynch and her band perform at The Norris Center on Saturday, Oct. 25.
C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYwould be for the biggest chicken to be right in the middle, cause if you scare that person, theyre going to jolt and it will ripple. The coaching continued: Dont forget the back of the line. Give them some action. Give em a scare, not the same scare, a fresh scare. Those end-of-theliners think theyve made it through your room, whisper in the last guys ear, something chilling, right before he turns the corner. If its a girl, blow her hair: Woo and disappear. Beware, there will be sprinters. Better a sprinter than a crawler. Youve got to move those crawlers out of your room before the next group comes in and clumps up, nothing scary about a conga line. Keep your vocal chords hydrated. You cant speak at a fever pitch every night, cause if you get laryngitis, you cant do your job. You cant shuffle alongside a group of teenage girls screaming their faces off and ask, Why are you here? You cant greet the horror-hungry with a hearty, Welcome to the New World Order, the Orwellianthemed haunt at Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach. No swearing. No touching. Those are the two rules of Fright Nights. But you can threaten them, Mr. McInnis tells his ghoulish enthusiasts, though he does not recommend a threatening scare to the face of Johnny Steroids, thats how you get a black eye or a fat lip, but those are the scares he loves the most the adult male thats the target, thats the reward, scaring the tough ones, the more tribal tattoos the better, bonus if hes wearing an Affliction T-shirt. Thats why these actors, these creative directors, these scary, little devils do it. They get paid peanuts and risk twisted ankles, but they are hooked on adrenaline, and if theyre not the ones feeling the rush, they want to be the fright, the startle, the stun to chill the spine, race the heart, raise the neck hairs. They believe people want to be scared to feel the relief of living through it. They study the science of the scare, so people can step into the nightmare of Halloween and escape it. To scare people, you have to get inside their heads. Mr. McInnis says it starts with the advertising. The grittier, the grimier, the more dangerous the haunts appear. The atmosphere must amplify the scare and arouse the senses the sound of chainsaws, the smell of rotting corpses, the sight of blood still shiny and wet. Designers employ the same handful of scares, reimagined. The direct scare, Muahaha! The distraction scare, lure you into feeling a sense of security, something comes from somewhere else and gets you. A blast of air, the animatronic scare. The scare of anticipation, hearing the screams of those that dared to tread before you, the suspense of wondering, What happened? Whats going to happen? Musing on the evolution of fright, Mr. McInnis fears the subtlety has fallen away. His creative process starts with his notebook. Its pages show his brain. He always has it near to sketch some character, scribble some dialogue. He weaves subtlety into his designs. He likes you to have 30 seconds alone so you can be scared by your own head. Its amazing where your brain can go in 30 seconds, similar to what Mr. McInniss brain can do with a blank sheet of paper. Pondering the popularity of fright, Mr. McInnis says, Escapism is a necessity. Life sometimes gets too serious, too mundane and definitely too vanilla. We need to mix it up.The doctors will see you nowTo escape the anxieties of real life, sometimes you need a vicarious scare, to fear for another. Doc Swan, Psycho Sideshow entertainer, does things with fire, swords and icepicks that people peek through their fingers to see. Im not much of a destiny kind of guy. Im not much of an everything happens for a reason kind of guy, Doc Swan says. But over the years, Ive convinced myself that Im on the planet to do two or three things to make people laugh, to make people applaud, to make people squirm. Having shivered crowds at Six Flags and Walt Disney World, he now performs in the Field of Screams Village at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, a new Halloween event also featuring a haunted hayride, designed by Doc Swan. As a boy, he would string spiders behind cupboards or place dolls on rockers to scare his mother out of her skin. Back then, he sometimes felt guilty for scaring others. He would apologize. Thats such a foreign thought to him now, he cant imagine feeling guilty for scaring people. As he came of age, he accepted his fervor for the fiendish. Told himself, My ideas really do scare people, and thats a good thing, because thats what I want to do, and people like being scared. As hes talking, a zombie commercial comes on his TV, as if to prove his point. Im a human being just like everybody else, Doc Swan says. I love ice cream, I love Christmas, I love picnics and I love to get scared. Whether its a roller-coaster drop or a zombie-charged hayride, Doc Swan says people want to clutch their hearts to feel their hearts. They want to be scared to feel the relief of living through it. Sounds good to me, says Peter Karl Jonason, Ph.D. Earning his Ph.D. in psychology, Dr. Jonason has taught social psychology and evolutionary psychology at universities in Florida and Alabama. He now lectures on personality or individual differences at the University of Western Sydney in Australia. He was awarded the 2014 Ig Nobel award in psychology for his research into the darkside of human nature. Expanding on the psychological validity of seeking out a scare to survive it, he writes, The relief we feel is related to the relief one feels that their life is not going to end. This is all part of the fight-flight and resolution response. Fear activates these systems to get us ready to run, fight or flee. He describes fear as a psychological system evolved to alert us to dangers, individuals not sensitive to fear, would have been selected from the species. Though some may want to pontificate on what the spread of haunted attractions says about todays society or communal mindset, Dr. Jonason boils it down to fun. We have become a culture of entertainment. The proliferation of movie theaters, amusement parks, haunted houses are all manifestations of the prioritization of fun as a social value, he writes. Our grandparents just got up, went to work and lived on. It is the modern generations that institutional enjoyment has taken over. This might very well be part of the increasingly narcissistic population that characterizes western, and American in particular, culture. That is, it is not about communalism at all. It is about enjoyment. There you have it, the why behind the scare, the critter behind the trapdoor: Joy. SCAREFrom page 1Michael Aiello has been brewing up fear as the creative director of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Orlando for more than a decade. Here, he spills his guts. How do you scare the bejesus out of someone? We try to engage as many senses as possible. With sight, we want to immerse the guests in an environment that feels real Sound is also huge. When the event first started, performers would hold tin cans filled with nuts and bolts, and they would shake them at the guests when they popped out. Nowadays, were able to employ a lot of technology. Many of our scharacters have triggers theyre able to push an audio stinger or a lighting effect, so we can strobe the area or possibly blind the guests to disorient them further Touch... well put fabrics or freezer panels in the guests path. We really like smells whether its a rotting underbrush, foliage kind of smell if its a forest were putting you into, or a rotting meat smell if youre entering a dark and dank butcher shop. Has the fact that you like to scare people, ever scared you? No, it hasnt, actually, no. I think because I love people, one of the best things that we tend to do the first weekend of the event, well pick a couple of mazes where well just stand outside the exit of the maze and listen to the guests coming out, some screaming, some laughing, some commenting on the set design. I think its really cool that there are events that can drop you into a place and time that you would never willingly put yourself in beyond the confines of this theme park. People enjoy that about it. So no, it doesnt scare me that we like to scare people a lot of us take it as a privilege that were able to. What scares you? Deadlines. What does the expansion of more and more haunted attractions say to you about our society, our mindset? I think its interesting that Halloween as a holiday has kind of escaped the shackle that its only kids trick or treating its really grown ... I think its on par with Christmas now, as far as the business behind Halloween As far as society, theres an escape there, its escapism. Why do people dress up? Why do we like wearing costumes? I think its because for one night a year we can escape who we are and what we look like and present something different and unique and horrifying and/or beautiful. Compiled by Athena PonushisA master of fright COURTESY PHOTODoc Swan performs at Field of Screams at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers. COURTESY PHOTOMichael Aiello
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C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERTime Stands Still Through Nov. 15 at Sugden Community Theater. 701 Fifth Ave. S. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.orgMurder, Music & Mayhem Oct. 24-25 at the Murder Mystery Dinner at the Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.Deathtrap By Laboratory Theater of Florida through Oct. 25 at 1634 Woodford St., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or laboratorytheaterflorida.com.Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story Through Nov. 15 on the main stage at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com.Better Late Through Nov. 1 in the Off Broadway Palm Theatre at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com.Stonewalls Bust Oct. 30-Nov.9 by The Island Theater Company on Marco Island. 394-0080 or theateronmarco.com.THURSDAY10.23Garden Grand Reopening Naples Botanical Garden celebrates its grand reopening and the new Eleanor and Nicholas Chabraja Visitor Center with a ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org. See story on page A1.Travel Talk Learn about travel opportunities to Iceland, Ireland, Eastern Europe and Morocco with the Renaissance Academy of FGCU in an informational meeting at the FGCU Naples Center. 10 a.m. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu/racademy.Garden Tour Join the Naples Historical Society for a guided garden tour of historic Palm Cottage in downtown Naples. $10. Reservations required. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or napleshistoricalsociety.org.Women in History South Regional Library presents Janina Birtolo in a onewoman show about the life of the fiesty, resourceful Abigail Adams at 2 p.m. Free, but reservations required. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252-7542.Classic Rock Sal Desantis performs 5-8 p.m. at Tavern West. 8004 Trail Blvd. 596-6377.No Strings Attached Celebrate Old Naples Comedy Clubs first anniversary with a string of performances from ventriloquist Peter Hefty tonight through Sunday. Mr. Hefty has opened for a variety of big names over the years, including Jay Leno and Dennis Miller. $18. 455-2844 or oldnaplescomedyclub. com.Jazz at Alto The Dan Heck Trio performs 7-10 p.m. at Alto Live Jazz Kitchen. 492 Bayfront Place. 261-2586.FRIDAY10.24Celebrity Bartenders Local personalities Lavigne Kirkpatrick, Paul Thein, Vicki Tracy and Sam Saad step up behind the bar at Shulas from 5:307:30 p.m. to help raise funds for Special Olympics Florida-Collier County. $25 in advance, $30 at the door for one drink, appetizers and a $25 Shulas gift card. Purchase tickets at Eventbrite or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Night in the Swamp Experience Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in the evening light from 5:30-9 p.m. Enjoy guided walks, night sky exploration, lectures and other activities. 348-9151 or corkscrew.audubon.org.Movie in the Park Bring the kids and some chairs or blankets to Marco Islands Mackle Park for a free screening of Muppets Most Wanted starting at 7 p.m. 642-0575.Spiritual Humor Unity of Naples presents Pamela Gerali in Confessions of a Spiritually Promiscuous Woman at 7 p.m. $15 donation at the door, or in advance by PayPal at naplesunity.org. 2000 Unity Way.Eww! Take the kids to the Collier County Fairgrounds for the Haunted Gross House from 7-11 p.m. today and Saturday and Oct. 30-Nov. 1. Halloween night Oct. 31 also features trunk-ortreating and hayrides.Fall for Fall The Bonita Springs YMCA hosts a fall festival with costume contests, face painting and other family activities. 27200 Kent Road, Bonita Springs. 221-7560 or swflymca.com.Live Music Raiford Starke takes the stage at 8 p.m. at Little Bar on Goodland. 394-5663.Jazz at Alto The Susan Chastain Trio performs 7-10 p.m. at Alto Live Jazz Kitchen. 492 Bayfront Place. 261-2586.Jam Session Head to Freds Food, Fun & Spirits for live bluegrass music starting at 7 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or fredsdiner.com.Country Rock Gator Nate and the Gladezmen play at Tavern West starting at 9 p.m. 8004 Trail Blvd. 596-6377.SATURDAY10.25Breakfast with the Birds Take an early walk with Friends of Tigertail for some bird-watching starting at 9 a.m. at Tigertail Beach on Marco Island.Kids Day Kids up to 12 years old are invited for fun activities starting at 10 a.m. at the Miromar Outlets Mundofox Playland. 948-3766 or miromaroutlets.com.Sprint for the Cure Don your favorite pair of running pumps and race to beat breast cancer at the fifth annual Stiletto Sprint on Third Street. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. $35 for adults, $15 for children. 498-0016 or komenswfl. org for more information.Art Show Naples Artcrafters hold their first juried art show of the season from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cambier Park. naplesartcrafters.com.Fall Festival All are welcome to Longshore Lakes community fall festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include a yard sale, classic car show, arts and crafts for kids and more. 11399 Phoenix Way. Free admission. 566-2304.Riverwalk Autumn Festival Head down to the Liles Hotel in Bonita Springs for a day of family activities, canoe and kayak races and live music. 26740 Pine Ave. 992-2556.Family Origami The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts a free family fun day starting at 11:30 a.m. focusing on the current exhibit of origami by 45 paper artists. 26100 Old 41 Road. 4958989 or artcenterbonita.org.Whole Foods Halloween Come in costume and enjoy a pumpkin-pie eating contest and more fun from 3-7 p.m. at Whole Foods Market in Mercato.Pickin and Grinnin The Florida Fish Hook Tour and Bluewater Acoustic and Bluegrass series at The Norris Center begins with the Claire Lynch Band at 7 p.m. 755 Eighth Ave. S. 213-3049. See story on page C3.Halloween Milongo Pablo Repun Tango hosts a Halloween milongo and costume contest from 7-11 p.m. $20. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or pablorepuntango.com.Boogie Woogie Little Eddie and the Fat Fingers jumps, jives and wails starting at 8 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or fredsdiner.com.Live Music Rock out with Pete Gallagher and Pat Barmore starting at 8 p.m. at Little Bar in Goodland on Marco Island. 394-5663 or littlebarrestaurant.com.The Jazz Men The Dan Miller/ Lew Del Gatto Quintet performs straightahead acoustic jazz 7-10 p.m. at Alto Live Jazz Kitchen. 492 Bayfront Place. 261-2586.Country Jam Fakahatchee plays Tavern West starting at 9 p.m. 8004 Trail Blvd. 596-6377.SUNDAY10.26Community Day ArtisNaples welcomes the public to its annual Community Day & Family Fun Festival from noon to 4 p.m.Foreign Film FGCU Renaissance Academy presents a screening and discussion of The Last Station (Germany, 2009) starting at 2 p.m. Set in the last tumultuous years of famed Russian author Leo Tolstoys life, the film centers on the battle for his soul waged by his wife Sophia Andreyevna and his leading disciple Vladimir Chertkov. Rated R. $5 for Renaissance Academy members, $6 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Reservations required. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu/racademy.Love Songs Singer-songwriter Duncan Christy performs a blend of his original music with classic love songs from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Chez Boet French restaurant. Free, but those attending will be encouraged to consider a glass or two of Champagne and perhaps a romantic dinner to set the right mood for Chansons dAmour. 755 12th Ave. S. 643-6177.Whistlin Dixie Naples Dixieland Jazz Band performs at 2 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. Free.Ramblin Man Take yourself back with classic rock songs sung by Merrill starting at 6 p.m. at Little Bar in Goodland on Marco Island. 394-5663 or littlebarrestaurant.com.All That Jazz Bob Zottola and Stu Shelton jazz things up from 6-9 p.m. at Alto Live Jazz Kitchen. 492 Bayfront Place. 261-2586.Jazz Jam Michael Blasucci and Black Sheep host a jazz jam from 7-10 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. The Naples Players present Donald Marguiles Time Stands Still through Nov. 15 at the Sugden Community Theatre. The drama stars Anthony Renda and Victoria Diebler as James and Sarah, a photojournalist and a reporter who are accustomed to living on the edge in the worlds deadliest war zones until a traumatic event renders Sarah physically and emotionally scarred. $30 for adults, $10 for students. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. Singer-songwriter Duncan Christy performs Chansons dAmour from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday at Chez Boet French restaurant. 755 12th Ave. S. 643-6177.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOMONDAY10.27Films for Film Lovers The Center for the Arts Bonita Springs presents Wadjda (Saudi Arabia, 2012) at 7 p.m. An enterprising Saudi girl signs of for her school Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road S.E. 4958989 or artcenterbonita.org.Jammin with Jebry Join Jebry & Friends for a jazz jam starting at 6 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928.TUESDAY10.28Making Movie Magic Explore the story behind the making of Gone with the Wind from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Naples Center of FGCU. $20 for FGCU Renaissance Academy members, $25 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Reservations required. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu/racademy.Gardening Clinic Stop by Collier County Headquarters Library to pick the brain of a master gardener from 1-4 p.m. No reservations required. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive.Tricks & Treats Mercato shops welcome trick-or-treaters from 5-7 p.m. Look for a jack-o-lantern on the doors of participating merchants.Baby Dolphins Bob McConville presents Marcos Newborn Dolphins from 7-8 p.m. at the Marco Island Historical Museum. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. Free. 642-1440 or themihs.com.Trombones The trombone ensemble from FGCU performs at 7 p.m. at United Church of Christ. Free, donations encouraged. 5200 Clayton Road. 248-3941.Jazz Trio Andy Lutkoff Jazz Trio plays from 6-9 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928.More Jazz Stu Shelton entertains from 7-10 p.m. at Alto Live Jazz Kitchen. 492 Bayfront Place. 261-2586.WEDNESDAY10.29Walking Tour Enjoy a docent-led walking tour of Old Naples courtesy of the Naples Historical Society starting at 9:30 a.m. at Palm Cottage. Free for NHS member, $16 for others. Reservations required. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or napleshistoricalsociety.org.All That Jazz Jason Marsalis on vibraphone joins the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra for performances at 6 and 8:30 p.m. in the Daniels Pavilion at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.Art After Hours The Baker Museum at ArtisNaples stays open late and offers free admission from 6-9 p.m. A local band entertains, and docents are happy to discuss current exhibitions. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.All That Jazz The Rick Howard Duo jazzes things up 7-10 p.m. at Alto Live Jazz Kitchen. 492 Bayfront Place. 261-2586.COMING UPLive & Local Head to the Daniels Pavilion at ArtisNaples to hear local favorite Little Eddie and the Fat Fingers beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 30. $15. #NO STRINGS #FOLD IT #PICK IT Ventriloquist Peter Hefty performs Thursday through Sunday at the Old Naples Comedy Club. $18. 455-2844. oldnaplescomedyclub.com 10.2510.28 Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spik e, opens at the Florida Rep and plays through Nov. 19. $45-$49; previews $25-$29. 2256 First St. 332-4488 or floridarep.org. Family fun day with paper crafts focusing on the origami exhibit currently on display starts at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs. 26100 Old 41 Road. 4958989 or artcenterbonita.org. Put on your best running pumps and join the race to beat breast cancer when the Stiletto Sprint takes off along Third Street South at 4:30 p.m. komenswfl. org for more information. g i t l y on dis p la y 0 a .m. h e C enter f or n ita S prin gs s R oa d. 4 95 nterbonita.or g. s d m P ut on your b est runn i ng pumps a n d j o i n t h e race to b eat b reast cancer w he n t he S tiletto S prin t ta k es o ff a long Thir d Street South a t 4:30 p.m. ko m e n s wfl. o rg for more i nformation The fifth annual Naples Stone Crab Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday in and around Tin City. stonecrabfestival.org. 10.24-26 Experience Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in the evening light from 5:309 p.m. Friday. 348-9151 or corkscrew. audubon.org. 10.24 A new season of bluegrass starts when the Claire Lynch Band commences pickin and grinnin at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Norris Center. See story on page C3. S
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 C9 WHERE TO GO (239) 261-1177 (800) 523-3716www.preferrednaples.comSunTrust Building at Pelican Bay Wilma Boyd CEO *Prices are per person, cruise only, based on double occupancy, and interior stateroom. Offer applies to selected sailings and ships. Book by October 31, 2014. All other charges, including, but not limited to, taxes, fees and port expenses, are additional for all guests. If booking ChoiceAir, an additional 5% off the cruise fare for the 1st and 2nd guests is applied. Use promo code OCTOBERAIR. To receive discount, guest must book air travel through ChoiceAir. For ChoiceAir program details, visit choiceair.com. Prices and offers are subject to availability and change without notice; capacity controlled, and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions apply. Royal Caribbean International As youre bundling up for winter, weve put together a bundle of ways you can save on your next Royal Caribbean International cruise. 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The evenings theme is Friends, Lovers and Monkeying Around. 2637990 or naplesplayers.org.Early Florida Authors Literary historian and actress Betty Jean Steinshouer portrays Harriet Beecher St owe, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Marjory Stoneman Douglas during Lunch & Learn at Rookery Bay on Nov. 4. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or rookerybay.org.River Facts Kevin McCarthy presents Ten Little Known Facts about the Caloosahatchee River at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Marco Island Historical Museum. 180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island.La Dolce Vita Join the Italian Cultural Society for a screening of It Started in Naples starring Sophia Loren, Clark Gable and Vittoria DeSica at 6:45 p.m. Nov. 4 at The Norris Center. Sparks fly as an American lawyer and the Italian bombshell fight for custody of their nephew in post-WWII Naples. $5 donation.Art Alive The first First Wednesday Art Alive of the season takes place from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 5 in the North Naples Art District north of Pine Ridge Road and west of Airport-Pulling Road. More than two dozen galleries and working art studios stay open late. Sponsored by Art Alliance Naples. Free. 821-1061.Storytellers Conference The fifth annual Storytellers Conference for emerging and professional artists takes place Nov. 6-8 at Covenant Church of Naples PCA. scaconference.com.Dinner with Artists The Naples Art Association holds the seasons first Palate & P alette evening Nov. 6 at HobNob on Fifth Avenue South. The featured artist is local artist/instructor Anne Chock. 262-6517, ext. 100, for reservations.Trunk Show Signatures boutique in the Promenade at Bonita Bay and Mercato hosts a trunk show for Peace Of Cloths resort line from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. Nov. 6-7, respectively. 254-5800.Cultural Celebration Take a trip to the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation in Clewiston for the American Indian Arts Celebration Nov. 7-8. (863) 902-1113 or ahtahthiki.com.Bluegrass Eddie and Martha Adcock take the stage at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 when the Florida Fish Hook Tour continues at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 for reservations.More Bach The Bach Ensemble performs selections by Bach, Vivaldi and Galuppi starting at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Community Congregational Church. $25 ($10 for students with ID). 15300 Tamiami Trail N. 732-1055 or thebachensemble.orgHoliday Bazaar Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church holds its holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 8. Handmade teddy bears, gently used books, baked goods and jewelry are some of the items to be purchased. 1225 Piper Blvd. 5975410 or vpcnaples.org.Art Social Mingle with friends and artists at the Marco Island Center for the Arts from 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 11. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or marcoislandart.org.USO Show Join the Naples Depot Museum to commemorate Naples role as an Army Air Corps training base during World War II. With the old train station shut down to traffic for the duration of the war, it came alive every Saturday night with USO shows for the benefit of the soldiers. The Depot recreates the excitement with 1940s themed entertainment from noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 11. Bring lawn chairs for seating. 2626525 for more information.Music in the Park The Naples Philharmonic performs at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 in the band shell at Cambier Park. Yaniv Segal conducts the orchestra through popular works by composers including Copland, Verdi and Brahms. 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Heres my round-up of artistic wonderfulness:Moses supposesIn The Table, presented by Londons Blind Summit Theatre, were given a simple wooden table on a stage, and a cardboard-headed puppet who lives upon it. (The Blind Summit Theatres puppetry was seen in the opening ceremonies of the Olympics in London.) Hes operated by three people dressed in black: Mark Down, Sean Garrett and Laura Caldrow but after a few minutes, its almost as if they dont even exist. The puppet addresses the audience directly, telling us were going to see Extreme epic biblical puppetry on a table and explaining that hes made in the style of Japanese Bunraku puppetry, which means no strings, no hands up a body. Amazingly, this little creature made of cardboard, cloth and plastic comes to life for us, with a personality all his own. So much so that at one point, when the puppeteers lay him down on his side on the table and quietly step aside, you believe he is only sleeping. Such is the skill of this trio, and the intelligence and cleverness of the script (which is also highly improvised upon), that when the puppet speaks to his handlers or even explains how he works, you still believe hes real. He talks of being asked to portray Moses in his last hours for a Jewish community center in London and re-enacts a dialogue between Moses and God during Mosess last hours. Throughout the 70-minute show, he even name-checks people such as Sandra Bullock, Madonna and Tom Cruise and throws in a reference to Law & Order and Mission Impossible. Im a puppet on a table. Thats it, Moses declares. But he is so much more than that. The Table is a witty and insightful commentary on the nature of existence, self-awareness and mortality. Afterwards, Moses and the puppeteers greeted people in the lobby, and many had their photos taken with him. It was interesting to note most people addressed Moses directly, not the puppeteers.Sludgey radio dramaThe Intergalactic Nemesis, Book One: Target Earth is promoted as being a live-action graphic novel. It combines old-time radio drama with 1,250 projected comic book images (by Tim Doyle), accompanied by a pianist/organist (Harlan Hodges) and a Foley artist (Cami Alys) making sound effects. Three actors (Rachel Landon, Brock England and Jeffery Mills) portray dozens of characters. Id really been looking forward to this show. But somehow, the experience didnt live up to my expectations. The actors were incredible. (Mr. Mills plays both the villains and the heroes, which is as broad a range as you can get.) I found myself most entertained by the actors and the Foley artist, whose sound effects were highly creative and surprising. But the story itself isnt as solid as it could be, or as campy. And I wish the graphic images had been stronger. The most effective ones showed robots or planets or spaceships; Mr. Doyles people paled next to the real deal: the actors themselves. I love sci-fi and graphic novels, but this left me feeling disappointed. (And some who left at intermission didnt return.) The show would have been much stronger in its original form a radio play performed onstage minus the projected graphics. The actors could easily have carried the show. The images they created in my head along with the music and sound effects were much more interesting than what the artist had drawn. I loved the idea of a sludge-based alien life form, but the graphics of these monsters werent half as scary as the ones in my imagination.Mathematical jazzThe highly propulsive, rhythmic jazz of the Vijay Iyer Trio, with Vijay Iyer (piano), Stephan Crump (stand-up bass) and Marcus Gilmore (drums), is the musical equivalent of an abstract action painting. Its a swirl of complexity, a jazz language all its own. Mr. Iyer introduced himself simply: My name is Vijay Iyer. I play piano. And the trio proceeded to play for 40 minutes straight, without stopping between songs. The tunes included Wildflower and Lude. When they finally paused for a breath, Mr. Iyer introduced what theyd just played and, true to his non-linear thinking, introduced the most recent first, then a couple after that, then jumped to the tune theyd opened with, and named the ones after that. The Grammy-nominated pianist/ composer was named DownBeat Magazines 2014 Pianist of the Year. Hes also a 2013 MacArthur Fellow and a 2012 Doris Duke Performing Artist, just to mention only a few of his honors. At times all three seemed to be in their own individual musical worlds, intertwining. The tunes were like complex algebraic equations that were somehow all solved in the end. They closed the show with Duke Ellingtons The Village of the Virgins.Mattress dancingThe performance by modern dance troupe Keigwin + Company was perhaps the most exhilarating show of this years RIAF. Fresh, original and witty, the performance opened with Mattress Suite, a series of four dances, all involving a mattress and dancers in their underwear. (Dance Magazine calls it Larry Keigwins signature work that Unofficially launched Keigwin + Co into the big leagues.) Straight Duet featured Ashley Browne and Matthew Baker as a couple fighting, loving, snubbing, pursuing, miscommunicating. Each had a solo dance as well, Sunshine for Mr. Baker and At Last for Ms. Browne. Perhaps the most humorous of the quartet was Three Ways, a dance for the companys three males (Mr. Baker, along with Brandon Cournay and Kile Hotchkiss.) The three tumbled and jostled and paired off together until, at the end, one regretfully got up and put his clothes on and left, leaving the other two behind on the mattress. Contact Sport, originally performed with four men, was performed with the three men and Jaclyn Walsh. Set to four songs sung by Eartha Kitt, it was joyous sibling-like rough housing. Love Songs was set to music by Roy Orbison, Aretha Franklin and Nina Simone. The stand-out was a sultry and sassy dance to Ms. Franklins I Never Loved a Man (The Way That I Love You), by Ms. Walsh and Mr. Baker, a perfect marriage of music and movement. What I appreciate about Mr. Keigwins choreography is that when his dances are set to songs that have lyrics, rather than having his dancers explicitly act out the lyrics, he has them act out the emotions, giving us a much richer experience. The much-too-short performance ended with Triptych, set to the electronic music of Jonathan Melville Pratt. The six dancers were human semaphores, constantly waving, motioning: I am here. nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com COURTESY PHOTOThe Intergalactic Nemesis
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C12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PUZZLES HOROSCOPES MIXED BREEDS 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, C11 SEE ANSWERS, C11 SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Dont accept halfway explanations for a situation that requires full disclosure. The more you know now, the better able you will be to handle any complications that might arise. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) The cooperation you relied upon might not be easy to get. Maybe theres an information gap. See if everyone understands the situation. If not, be sure to offer a full explanation. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Problems caused by that recent workplace distraction should soon be easing, allowing you to resume working at a less frantic pace. That personal matter also begins to ease up. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Changing your mind about a job decision isnt easy for the usually committed Aquarian. But once you check it out, youll find facts you didnt know before. And facts dont lie. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Your unique way of sizing up a situation gives you an edge in resolving that upsetting workplace problem. Stay on your current course regardless of any attempts to distract you. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Lots of choices could make it difficult to select what is best for your needs. Avoid snap judgments. Take the time to check them all out to find the one that really meets your goals. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You could once again experience pressure from others who would like to see you move in another direction. But heed your Bovine instincts to stay on your own path. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Taking charge of a project that seems to be about to stall or collapse altogether could be a challenge. But once everyone knows what you expect of him or her, things should go smoothly. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Avoid the pressures of the upcoming holiday period by setting a time right now to discuss how to divide up the responsibility of helping a loved one come through a difficult period. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Its not too early for all you Leonas and Leos to start making long-distance travel plans. The sooner you stop procrastinating and start deciding where, when and how youre going, the better. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Someone youve known for years might disappoint you, or even make you feel youve been betrayed. But check the facts carefully before you make charges that could backfire on you. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A holiday plan might need to be revised to accommodate an unexpected complication. Come up with an alternative arrangement as soon as possible to avoid more problems down the line. BORN THIS WEEK: You are emotionally attuned to whats going on around you, and you easily pick up on peoples needs.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 C13 FALLSWINGSPECIALSBUYLESSONSANDGETFREEb STRINGtRACKETSb TEAMLESSONnfPEOPLErbbFor information call the Tennis Shop at 855.923.7314 or email the Tennis Director at email@example.com. CONTRACT BRIDGECard readingBY STEVE BECKERThis deal occurred in the Life Master Pairs at the 1992 Summer North American Championships. It features an unusual play by one declarer, who succeeded where many others in the same contract failed. South arrived at four spades as shown, and West led the K-J of diamonds. Declarer played low from dummy on the second diamond, but East overtook the jack with the ace and continued with a third diamond, bringing South to the critical point of the play. Given the bidding and play thus far, it was clear that West had started with only two diamonds. If declarer discarded on dummys established diamond queen, or if he ruffed low, he was virtually certain to lose the trick to a low trump in Wests hand. This was an acceptable loss if West had started with three spades to the king, since a subsequent spade finesse would allow declarer to pick up the rest of the suit. But if East started with the spade king, discarding or ruffing low at trick three would ultimately lead to defeat. The question, therefore, was who had the spade king? Based on Easts overcall and the fact that West had already turned up with the K-J of diamonds, South decided East was far more likely to have the king of spades. Accordingly, he ruffed the third diamond with the jack. After this held, he led a spade to the ace, disdaining the finesse, and returned the spade four. East won with the king, but no matter what he returned, dummys queen of spades would sooner or later capture Wests ten, and the contract was home.
C14 WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY naplesclubsushi.com 239.261.4332 Located at:2555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 Enjoy our fresh atmosphere and friendly service right in the heart of Naples. Private Lunches Available for Small or Large Parties Catering Available Lunch Specials Available for Carry OutNOW OPEN FOR LUNCH MONDAYFRIDAY 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM Like Us on: CLUB SUSHI ROLLS Spicy Tuna $9.00 California $6.75 Japanese Bagel $7.75 Makimono and Nigiri Combos Served with Soup and Salad Starting at $9.50 Bento Boxes Served with Soup, Salad, Steamed Rice, Pork Dumplings and Fruit Cup Starting at $12.50 FILM CAPSULESThe Judge (Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga) Hotshot defense attorney Hank Palmer (Mr. Downey) defends his small-town judge father (Mr. Duvall) in a murder trial. Mr. Downeys charm is enough to keep you interested throughout this too-long legal drama. Rated R.Gone Girl (Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris) Nick Dunne (Mr. Affleck) looks increasingly suspicious after his wife (Ms. Pike) disappears on their fifth wedding anniversary. Fantastic performances and precise directing from David Fincher (The Social Network) make this one of the best of 2014. Rated R.Hector and the Search for Happiness (Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Toni Collette) Bored British psychiatrist Hector (Mr. Pegg) travels the world investigating what makes people happy. Its an impossible question to answer, but this earnest comedy provides just enough laughs. Rated R.The Hero of Color City (Voices of Christina Ricci, Owen Wilson, Sean Astin) Crayons come alive after their owner goes to sleep, but calamity strikes and Yellow (Ms. Ricci) has to lead the other colors before they fade away. Its strictly for little kids, and Im not even sure if theyll enjoy 77 minutes of this. Worse, its torture for parents. Rated G.A Walk Among the Tombstones (Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour) An unlicensed private eye (Mr. Neeson) helps a drug lord (Mr, Stevens) find the men who murdered the drug lords wife. While its always fun to watch Mr. Neeson as a badass, the story is unfocused and lacks surprises. Rated R.The Trip to Italy (Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rosie Fellner) In this sequel to The Trip (2010), friends Mr. Coogan and Mr. Brydon play a version of themselves as they tour fine eateries in Italy. Its more consistently funny than the original, and the beautiful Italian landscape is nearly worth the price of admission alone. Not Rated (strong language). Tusk (Justin Long, Michael Parks, Genesis Rodriguez) An arrogant podcaster (Mr. Long) is taken captive and tortured by a madman in the Canadian woods. Writer/ director Kevin Smiths (Clerks) film is incredibly bizarre and not always in a good way. Its funny, horrific, unwatchable and yet unforgettable. It is an odd experience that I have to recommend based on the fact that I cant get it out of my mind. Rated R. SHOWROOM OPENMONDAY-FRIDAY 9AM-5PMinsideout furnituredirect 239-450-92962367 TRADE CENTER WAY, NAPLES, FL New Merchandise Arriving Daily! LOWEST PRICES GUARANTEED! WE DO CONDO AND RESORT POOL FURNITURE! CALL US TODAY FOR HUGE SAVINGS! Shop Us LAST for the BEST PRICE!
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 C15 For Grown-Up Ghouls!Alfred Hitchcocks Psycho (1960) Tuesday, October 21 | 7pm Join us in the darkness of the lawn for a FREE screening of this horror masterpiece. Skulls, skulls & more skulls at Z Gallerie A Taste of Fall at Silverspot Cinema $7 Pumpkin Pie Cocktail.Wicked cocktails at TAPSPumpkin ale, $5 carmel apple punch and much more. Spook-tacular at Whole Foods Market Saturday, October 25 | 3-7p Children & adult costume contest, free beer and wine samples, photo station and a Team Member pumpkin pie eating contest.PUBkin Fest at The Pub Naples October 27-31 Oct. 27 Costumed Quiz Team Night with Halloween themed rafe items. Oct. 28 Pumpkin carving contest on the patio from 7-9p. Oct. 30 Keep the Glass Night with Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Pumpkin Ale, 6-8p. $6.95. Oct. 31 Costume contest and live music from Pub Mustard. Yelloween at Burn Friday, October 31 Masquerade Ball and $75 bottles of Veuve Clicquot! Reservations are a must 239.653.9013 Halloween Celebration & Costume Party at Blue Martini Friday, October 31 | 7:30p $1,000 cash prize and Blue Martini gift cards. Day of the Dead Celebration at MASA Saturday, November 1 Halloween Hangover at Burn Saturday, November 1 Nurse the curse with $75 bottles of Veuve Clicquot while they last! For The Kids!Spook-tacular at Whole Foods Market Saturday, October 25 | 3-7p Children & adult costume contest, Halloween cookie decorating, photo station and more. Trick-or-Treat Tuesday, October 28 | 5-7pm Look for the Jack OLantern on the door of over 20 participating merchants. Counter Burger Tuesday, October 28 | 5-7pm FREE kid-sized Halloween candy milkshake with the purchase of each adult entre. Trick-or-Treat at Jos. A. Bank October 28 & October 31 NOVEMBER 6-9at the Hottest Haunt in TowNHalloween at MercatoChills & thrills LOCATED JUST NORTH OF VANDERBILT BEACH ROAD ON U.S. 41239.254.1080 | MercatoShops.com LATEST FILMSFury Is it worth $10? YesFury treads in places war movies rarely find success, and it does so with captivating force. Writer/director David Ayer (End of Watch) strikes a clean balance between the brutality of battle and the humanity of war, and the result is a stellar film that reminds us of the mental toll war takes on its combatants. Its April 1945 in Germany. The war isnt over yet, but the Germans know the end is close, meaning theyre more reckless than ever in their attacks on American troops. Leading the five-man Sherman tank nicknamed Fury is Wardaddy (Brad Pitt), who early on tells nave and innocent Norman (Logan Lerman) to kill an imprisoned SS officer. Norman has never killed anyone, and he doesnt intend to start. Its not right, he says, sticking to his morals as if he has a choice. Were not here for right and wrong, Wardaddy barks, giving Norman a rough education on the reality of war. Its a fascinating moral dilemma other war films gloss over: Does Norman have to abandon his values to survive in war? Is Wardaddy or the SS officer the bigger monster? Doesnt Wardaddy have to make sure Norman can kill in order to protect the rest of the squad, which is depending on Wardaddy to keep them alive? Fury certainly isnt the first movie to address these themes, but its one of the few to successfully make an emotional impact and then seamlessly move back to battlefield violence. Joining them in the tank, where war names are commonplace, are Bible (Shia LaBeouf), Gordo (Michael Pena) and Coon-Ass (Jon Bernthal). They, along with Wardaddy, have accepted murder as part of their duty and are numb to it. This is what makes Norman so interesting hes an innocent who doesnt belong in war, like so many before him whove gone to battle and had to do what they always thought was unthinkable: kill another human being. Normans transition and the nickname he earns is one of the most devastating character arcs in quite some time, and Mr. Lerman is fantastic in the role. Ideals are peaceful, history is violent, Wardaddy says. So is the movie. Its no worse than Saving Private Ryan and other R-rated war films, but the action is intense and harsh. The story takes place over 24 hours. The cold muck, overcast skies and plethora of corpses cast an ambiance of gloom over the proceedings. Additionally, the battle scenes, which are masterfully done, provide only the relief of survival, not happy endings. Grasps at humanity from all members of the squad are always desperate, never feasible. Of all the places in the world to be throughout history, this is toward the bottom of the list. Your eyes see it, but your head cant make no sense of it, Gordo says of the horrors of war. Indeed, we come to realize that Fury isnt just the name of the tank (or movie), its also the state of mind needed to defeat an enemy that will kill you without hesitation. There are a few minor flaws/clichs, but Fury is one of the best war movies in quite some time. dan HUDAKwww.hudakonhollywood.com >> Prior to the 12 weeks of production in England, the ve lead actors endured a six-day boot camp conducted by the lms military advisors. The rst few days broke them down mentally and physically, then they were built back up with a sense of togetherness and teamwork.
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C18 WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY MANUEL PEA, M.D.Board Certi ed Plastic SurgeonLocated at Exit 107, off I-75 6360 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 101 Naples, Florida 34119 Since 1990, we have performed innovative cosmetic procedures on more than 25,000 patients. Dr. Pea is considered to be one of the leading surgeons in Southwest Florida. Whatever type of cosmetic option you are considering, we can promise well work hard to deliver spectacular care and do all we can to get your face and body looking great.best you! While celebrating the anniversary of the late Susan G. Komens birthdayAT THE RITZ-CARLTON, NAPLES 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guest Speaker Survivor & Author www.komensw.org | 239.498.0016 Educational breakout sessions Live auction trips Heart healthy lunch Ladies shopping venue EntertainmentWe invite you to join us at the second annual Christine Cliord is a pioneer in the eld of therapeutic humor, particularly as it relates to coping with cancer. Ground-breaking Author of Not Now... Im Having a No Hair Day! $150 per ticketStonewalls Bust opening night movedThe Island Theater Company announces a change of date for the opening of Stonewalls Bust. Due to a family emergency of a cast member, the opening night has been changed to Thursday, Oct. 30. A matinee has been added to the schedule on Sunday, Nov. 9. The play by John Morogiello is a Southern comedy about nervous New Yorker Paul Streyker who bites off more than he can chew when, while visiting his girlfriend's hometown deep in Dixie, he breaks a priceless Confederate heirloom and lies about it. Pauls attempt to save his own skin with a dubious story involving moans, chains and a supposed poltergeist sets off a string of hilarious and dire events that threaten his career, his relationship and his very life. Playing the lead role of Paul Streyker is Joseph Lang, who has performed in local productions including Visiting Mr. Green, Come Blow Your Horn and Les Liaison Dangereuses. Playing opposite Mr. Lang as small-town debutante Nancy Weller is Karen Frizzell-Anglin, who most recently appeared in last years Island Theater Company production of Always a Bridesmaid. The remaining cast is made up of Mai Puccio as Nancys mother Liddy, Cheryl Johnson as housekeeper and curator Bathsheba Polk, Abby Yetter as Bathshebas daughter Kim, Jared Wagner as town sheriff Slab, John Moulton as televangelist Earl Templeton and Guy Glover as Earls cameraman. Tickets for $20 are available at the Marco Island Historical Museum and at Centennial Bank on Marco. Tickets can also be purchased by calling the box office at 394-0080 or visiting theateronmarco. com. Group discounts are available. The Island Theater Company season continues with: The Music Man Junior, Nov. 21-23 Frankenstein, Feb. 26-28 Arsenic and Old Lace, April 9-18 Leading Ladies, June 12-20 COURTESY PHOTO The cast of Stonewalls Bust Men, left to right: Joe Lang, Jared Wagner, John Moulton and Guy Glover. Women, left to right: Mai Puccio, Karen Anglin, Abby Yetter and Cheryl Johnson.
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C20 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYsimply a way to pass time between the school bell and Snapchat. These kids are serious, Ms. Oliver, who directs the show, says. Musical theater is their passion Theres a level of excellence in our shows that draws the best of the best.Nuturing aspiring starsMs. Oliver opened her Naples Performing Arts Center in May 2011 after noticing the struggle other families had coordinating their childrens lessons and rehearsals at several different facilities one for dance, another for acting and a third for voice and music in many cases. As an artist herself, opening up a run-of-the-mill studio didnt appeal to her. I didnt want to be just another place where kids come in in herds. I wanted it to be a place where kids could grow up, she says. By modeling her small studio on Juilliard, with all of the performing arts under one roof, Ms. Oliver has created an incubator for the areas aspiring stars. Her actors won first place two years in a row in Atlantas Junior Theater Festival, an annual competition that attracts groups from all around the country. This year, Ms. Oliver decided to forgo the competition in favor of bringing workshops by Young Performers of America to her Naples center. Young Performers of America approached her after the studios wins in Atlanta. As a participant in the program, the center will host three current Broadway and television stars for a series of workshops and critiques when Grease! concludes. Students will acquire in-depth instruction in acting, music and dance from highly esteemed and recognized performers. The course concludes with a panel critique of small group performances. Engaging with performers who are currently in hit shows is critical to her students development, Ms. Oliver says. You cant just be good, she continues. You have to make it your craft and your passion. (With) these people who have arrived and done all that, the kids can say I really want to do that or they can say I dont really have it in me.Rehearsals and critiquesOnce the base line to Born to Hand Jive starts thumping, the free-floating enthusiasm that hung in the air moments before focuses into a chorus of rhythm and youthful exuberance. After the first run-through, the actors are subjected to a critique by dance instructor Christopher Dean, a Broadway veteran and longtime choreographer of the Rockettes. The energys easier to believe more and more, he tells his students. Its coming along. Just dont let it sag. He quickly follows with a reminder that as professionals, everyone should arrive to rehearsal ready to work. The cast of Grease! 40-plus kids has been rehearsing with Mr. Dean, Ms. Oliver and musical directors Heather Aretekis and Phil MacMillan since early September. Though rehearsal is only twice a week, several cast members also come to the center for a variety of lessons during the week. Daniel Rosales, who has dual roles in Grease! as a T-Bird (the gang that rules Rydell High) and a Frankie Avalon-type crooner called Teen Angel, fills his after-school hours with singing and action lessons as well as rehearsals for Aladdin (involving the centers youngest students). Daniel has already nailed the Broadway voice necessary to project over the top of amplified back-up music to the audience. Last summer, at 12 years old, he was chosen to participate in a workshop in New York City for Lion King JR. He played young Simba and can be seen in the choreography videos the show distributes to licensed productions. It was the best experience of my life, he said.A platform for talentA number of families travel from all around Southwest Florida to take advantage of the quality instruction and productions offered at the Naples Performing Arts Center. Sara Brady drives daughter Lexi, 13, from Cape Coral twice a week for Grease! rehearsals and also regularly makes the trip to Miami for auditions, casting calls, workshops and lessons. She estimates she spends about nine hours a week in driving time to Naples and a total of 20 per week getting Lexi to and from her performance commitments. With the familys two oldest children soon leaving home, the Bradys are preparing to move to South Fort Myers, at which point theyll consolidate Lexis singing, dancing and acting lessons at NPAC. Its been tough not having a center that made training in all three disciplines available, Ms. Brady says. For kids to become a triple threat, you have to do all three regularly, she says. And for parents, its hard. I think what Lori has done is great. Shes given a platform to the kids to come to one place and do all of it. 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Let m m me nd t he e p p e r fe c ct s o ol ut t i o n f fo r y yo u u. 5606 6th Street West Lehigh Acres, Fl 33971 V V V i i s s s i i t t o o o u u r w w e e e b b s i i i t t e e : : w w w w w w w w w w a a a l l l l a a b b b o o u t t c c l l o o o s s e e e t t s s c c c o o o m m m m e e Call for a FREE Professional Design Consultation! 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 9 9 9 9 . 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 3 3 3 . 5 5 5 8 8 8 8 2 2 2 2 9 9 9 9 9 GREASEFrom page 1 Grease!>> Who: Students of the Naples Performing Arts Center >> When: Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 20-22 >> Where: In the Daniels Pavilion at Artis Naples >> Tickets: $20 >> Info: 597-1900 or artisnaples.orgThe Naples Performing Arts Center>> What: Classes in acting, singing, dance, music >> Where: 6646 Willow Park Drive >> Info: 597-6722 or naplesperformigartscenter.com OLIVER VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY Above: Twelve-year-old Daniel Rosales, center, plays two parts in the Naples Performing Arts Centers production of Grease! Left: Lori Oliver, far left, coaches her students in another scene from Grease!
CHANGES FUTURE FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATESFUTUREMAKERS COALITIONA special supplement produced by the Southwest Florida Community Foundation | | FALL 2014 INSIDE: FutureMakers Participants 2 School-by-school FAFSA Completion 3 The Financial Challenge 4 our GIVING MATTERS IF NOT YOU, THEN WHO? I WAS ASKED THIS recently about our work in the Southwest Florida region. The SWFL Community Foundation, once strictly a granting organization, has evolved to that of a convener, leader and change maker. And its working! Last year we reviewed research of community needs and chose a challenge and an opportunity. We invited others in our community to explore this issue with us and together we decided to do something about it access to education or training after high school. We created an initiative and named it FutureMakers which focused on graduating high school seniors in our five-county area, the future of our region. We invited partners in each county, including The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, Big Brother Big Sisters of Sun Coast (Charlotte County), Career Source (Hendry and Glades counties), and The Education Foundation of Collier County Champions for Learning to work with us and together we designed and executed a program to increase the number of students accessing federal aid, Pell grants and scholarships. And, we had a hunch if we worked together, others would notice. They did. Lumina Foundation, a national education foundation, invited us to be a longterm partner which will bring new funding and expert resources to our community. We invited others to help us shape the partnership a diverse group of educators, business people, philanthropists, nonprofit and government leaders. Lumina believes in our region and its future because we are working together. We are now launching a multi-year initiative with Lumina and scores of regional leaders, agencies and institutions that will focus on post-secondary access and attainment. But thats not all. Others saw what we were doing and wanted to partner as well. This year the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy invited us to develop a family literacy program and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation tapped us to help them with their funding in Southwest Florida which will infuse more than $250,000 in new dollars into our region. This is in addition to all the amazing work being done every single day by the nonprofits the Southwest Florida Community Foundation is funding and working to support throughout the year, thanks to our generous donors. It works, when we work together O C OWEN SarahPresident & CEO, Southwest Florida Community Foundation Better TogetherSEE LUMINA, 2 DURING THE PAST YEAR, THE WORK OF FutureMakers in the Southwest Florida region has gotten the attention of Lumina Foundation. An independent, private foundation with $770 million in endowment, Lumina is committed to increasing the proportion of Americans with highquality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025. As the coordinator for regional participation, the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and its FutureMakers participants (who are recognized in this report) will benefit from Luminas collaborative approach that connects us to renowned national thought-leadership organizations and provides technical and planning assistance, data tools and flexible funding as we customize our attainment goals and plans. The graduating class of 2014 is just getting settled into their first year out of high school, parents college weekends events are over and transition has officially begun. A year ago, recent Southwest Florida high school graduates Niannia, Christine and twins Fritz and Fritzlene thought theyd be standing on the sidelines watching friends gleefully buying a bungee chair for the dorm room, attending sports events, and figuring out schedules for their biggest life-changing milestone. But thanks to the regional FutureMakers coalition, these newly minted grads have joined the ranks of the college class of 2018 or are attaining postsecondary technical training after securing financial aid and receiving college and career prep from caring mentors. For Niannia, shes spent the months since high school getting acclimated to college life at Florida State University. Others in her high school class are have furnished their dorm rooms, purchased course books and are immersed in the life of academia thanks to federal grants and financial aid that are making the dream of a postsecondary degree attainable for more local students. Were the first generation going to college and being successful, said Fritzlene, a smile broadening across her pretty face as she and twin brother Fritz talk about their next step after high school. That makes my mom really, really proud. Shes attending Florida SouthWestern State College (formerly Edison); hes traveling to Trinity College of Florida in Tampa. O CA REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY_________________________________Lumina Foundation Spotlights Southwest FloridaStudents take their next big stepResearch shows a direct correlation between thriving cities and education beyond high school. Increased attainment delivers stronger local economies, greater individual earning power and better quality of life. Every community in America wants that, and weve designed this work to give civic leaders the tools they need to be successful. Jamie Merisotis President & CEO, Lumina Foundation COURTESY PHOTO Above are FutureMakers students, mentors and representatives of The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools at Cypress Lake High School.
| A special supplement produced by the Southwest Florida Community Foundation | | FALL 2014 2 | o u r Our Approach: The Birth of FutureMakers The Southwest Florida Community Foundation convened our first Regional Call to Action, assembling school officials, mentors, financial contributors and other stakeholders to discuss solutions. FutureMakers was born in 2013 with the mission of getting students in eight selected local high schools engaged and excited about college and career training. Regional schools were selected based on the low percentage of seniors filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid in recent years. Education and community organizations in each county assisted the FutureMakers coalition in providing one-on-one and group mentoring, FAFSA workshops, financial-aid application support and career coaching.This is not a sprint. We are just beginning our journey as a region committed to increasing college attendance and graduation. It will take all of us and the collective will of this community to achieve our goals. In just a year, the work of FutureMakers has been recognized by Lumina Foundation, with the inclusion of the Southwest Florida region in its community-based postsecondary education attainment strategy. The strategy was designed to help communities and regions dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials. We have always believed that when our region works together to solve a problem, we can achieve great results, said Sarah Owen, Southwest Florida Community Foundation president and CEO. Our great team of partners working together has produced some positive short-term results. We are so pleased that this spirit of collaboration will now be both resourced and supported by Lumina and a broader group of stakeholders in our region. As our coalition around college and certification attainment grows, individual students and our region as a whole will reap the benefits Lumina plans to invest approximately $5.6 million in its newest 35 partners and more than $13 million directly to communities during the program. We will work with Lumina through 2016 to establish attainment goals best suited for our communities. Research shows a direct correlation between thriving cities and education beyond high school, said Jamie Merisotis, president and CEO, Lumina Foundation. Increased attainment delivers stronger local economies, greater individual earning power and better quality of life. Every community in America wants that, and weve designed this work to give civic leaders the tools they need to be successful, O CParticipants:These FutureMakers participants demonstrate a strong sense of community and collaboration by helping the Southwest Florida Community Foundation craft the charter that will be the framework for the next two years of work in the region with Lumina Foundation. Inke Baker President and CEO, Greater Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce Ava Barrett Library Director, Clewiston Public Library Marshall Bower President and CEO, Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Stephen Bienko President, College Hunks Hauling Junk Barbara Billie Administrative Assistant, Seminole Tribe of Florida Diana Blakey Receptionist, Credit and Finance, Seminole Tribe of Florida Mike Boose Human Resources Manager, Arthrex Steve Brettholtz President, Myers, Brettholtz & Co. Lori Brooks Assistant Director, School Counseling Services, The School District of Lee County Mei Mei Chan President and Publisher, The NewsPress Charles Chapman Hendry County Administrator, Hendry County Carolyn Conant Trustee, Southwest Florida Community Foundation Melissa Congress President, Board of Directors, Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife Eileen Connolly-Keesler President and CEO, Community Foundation of Collier County John Cox President and CEO, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Pat Dobbins Health Officer, Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties and Trustee, Southwest Florida Community Foundation Dawn-Marie Driscoll Immediate Past Chair, Southwest Florida Community Foundation Board of Trustees George Duckstein Principal, Clewiston High School Debra Faulk Vice President, Community Affairs, Wells Fargo Joe Frank Board of Directors, Big Cypress Representative, Seminole Tribe of Florida John Gamba CEO, JJ Enterprises and Trustee, Southwest Florida Community Foundation Mali Gardner Commissioner, City of Clewiston Meg Geltner Executive Director, PACE Center for Girls Jeff Gibbs Director, Florida SouthWestern State College Hendry/Glades Campus Gregg Gillman President, Hendry County Economic Development Council Dudley Goodlette Founding Member, Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance Richard Grant Attorney, Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A. Dennie Hamilton President, Lee County Electric Cooperative Randy Henderson Mayor, City of Fort My ers Jadir a Hoptry Vice President, Community and Economic Development, Fifth Third Bank Sylvester Humphrey Community Leader, Hendry County Gary Jackson, Director, Regional Economic Research Institute, Lutgert College of Business Florida Gulf Coast University Jeanine Joy Vice President, Resource Development and Marketing, United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Christy Kutz Assistant Superintendent, Teaching and Learning, The School District of Lee County Mark Lapp Attorney, Hendry County Janice Lee District Administrator, Hendry County Schools Linda Lehtomaa Senior Director of Advancement, Florida Gulf Coast University Duncan Macdonald Vice President of Procurement and Investment, United States Sugar Corp. Joy Mahler CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Marilyn Massaro Director, Post-Secondary Programs, District School Board of Collier County Bill McCormick Director, Fort Myers Institute of Technology Susan McManus President, Champions for Learning John Meyer Dean, School of Business and Technology Florida SouthWestern State College Steven Nisbet, Jr. Supervisor of Restaurant Operations, McDonalds Joe Paterno Executive Director, Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board Antonio Perez Attorney, McGahee & Perez, PL Al Perry City Manager, City of Clewiston Steve Pontius Executive Vice President, Waterman Broadcasting Bruce Register Director, Business and Economic Development, Collier County Al Reynolds Vice President, Community Development, Stantec Pat Riley Executive Director, Alliance of Educational Leaders Lori Sampson Wilson Accounting Services Manager, Myers, Brettholtz & Co. Kim Spiezio Provost, Hodges University Lynnae Stewart Director of Development, PACE Center for Girls Sam Stewart Retired Superintendent, Mercer County, New Jersey Donna Storter Long Chair, Board of County Commissioners, Glades County Janet Taylor Commissioner, Hendry County Nancy Tedros Campus President, Keiser University Randy Toscano Director of Human Resources and Workforce Strategist, Lee Memorial Health System Karson Turner Commissioner, Hendry County Janet W atermeier President, Cushman & Wakefield Jim Wohlpart Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Florida Gulf Coast University Sarah Zaiser Associate Grants Director, Naples Children and Education Foundation Joe Zednik Chair, Immokalee Foundation Board of DirectorsLUMINA FROM PAGE 1 2014 FutureMakers by the Numbers2,167 seniors in 2,302 one-on-one 501 108 FutureMakers events912 FASFAs of June 201,681 next step
FALL 2014 | | A special supplement produced b y the Southwest Florida Community Foundation | | 3 o u r WE LAUNCHED FUTUREMAKERS WITH optimism and realism, knowing a program of this magnitude requires baby steps before it can take off running. According to Florida College Access Network data as of June 20, 2014, five schools improved their Free Application for Federal Student Aid completion rates and four were above the states declining 31.18 percent (see graph below). East Lee recorded the biggest increase at 11.1 percent. Cypress Lake, where Fritz and Fritzlene attended high school, had the highest FAFSA completion rate with 44.6 students completing the form as of June 20. There are many challenges affecting FAFSA completion throughout the state, one of them attributable to the state no longer requiring the application to qualify for Floridas Bright Futures Scholarship program. O CSchool-by-school FAFSA Completion School yearNo. of 12th-grade students Nov. 2013 2013-14 152 44.6 Improved 7.2 percent, above state average 2012-13 423 158 2011-12 360 153LEE COUNTY School yearNo. of 12th-grade students Nov. 2013 2013-14 135 36.7 Improved 11.1 percent 2012-13 106 25.6 2011-12 144 36.5 School yearNo. of 12th-grade students Nov. 2013 2013-14 146 36.8 Improved 4.1 percent 2012-13 141 32.6 2011-12 140 38.7 School yearNo. of 12th-grade students Nov. 2013 2013-14 184 43.9 Improved 4 percent, above state average 2012-13 161 40.0 2011-12 216 47.4CHARLOTTE COUNTY School yearNo. of 12th-grade students Nov. 2013 2013-14 122 42.2 Improved 3.3 percent, above state average 2012-13 105 38.9 2011-12 82 33.1COLLIER COUNTY School year 2013-14 38.18 2012-13 39.87 School yearNo. of 12th-grade students Nov. 2013 2013-14 104 42.6 Above state average 2012-13 114 44.9 2011-12 102 50.7HENDRY/GLADES COUNTIES School yearNo. of 12th-grade students Nov. 2013 2013-14 51 30.4 2012-13 77 34.7 2011-12 69 35.2 School yearNo. of 12th-grade students Nov. 2013 2013-14 18 36.7 2012-13 20 38.5 2011-12 20 37.0 2013-14 9122012-13 8822011-12 FutureMakers Partners The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast (Charlotte County) Career Source (Hendry and Glades counties) The Education Foundation of Collier County Champions for Learning Smith Family Foundation Wells Fargo MassiveU Sherwood Brown The Price FoundationParticipating Schools Port Charlotte High School Golden Gate High School Cypress Lake High School East Lee County High School Clewiston High School LaBelle High School Lehigh Senior High School Moore Haven Junior Senior School
| A special supplement produced by the Southwest Florida Community Foundation | | FALL 2014 4 | our A smartphone app providing students with relevant content proved an ideal format to reach graduating seniors. Development of our GradApp by Naples MassiveU was funded by a grant from Wells Fargo and promoted by local hero Sherwood Brown, former shooting guard for Florida Gulf Coast Universitys NCAA Sweet 16 mens basketball team. The mobile application provides comprehensive information about career opportunities, skills and education requirements for a variety of careers, links to jobs, educationplanning resources, available scholarships and financial aid, money management and more. I wanted to give back to the community that has been so good to me. All the information graduating seniors need is in one place with the GradApp. Its a great help to parents, and Im really excited to be a part of it, said Mr. Brown.One day we will collectively look back and know weve solved a big problem together. Mostly our success will be told in the eyes and stories of students who are now on their way to college. Susan McManus, Education Foundation of Collier County Champions for Learning OUR COMMUNITY IS A PUBLICATION OF THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 8771 College Parkway Building 2, Suite 201 Phone: (239) 274-5900 www.FloridaCommunity.com The Board of Trustees of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation is made up of community leaders who are representative of the communities we serve. Trustees approve all grants made by the Community Foundation and ensure that the organization meets all laws and legal requirements. For a list of our trustees, go to our website at www.floridacommunity.com Copyright The Florida College Access Network got the attention of the Southwest Florida Community Foundations Initiatives team when it reported more than $100 million in Pell Grants free money for college went unclaimed by Floridas class of 2012 because graduates didnt know the funding existed. Students also were not aware that filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as FAFSA, would determine how much grant funding and financial assistance they could receive for postsecondary training and college. Completing the FAFSA determines eligibility for all financial aid and student loans plus state programs. Less than one-third of high-school seniors in our five-county area fill out the FAFSA, said Sarah Owen, president and CEO, Southwest Florida Community Foundation. Understanding what type of financial aid is available and how much they may qualify for can make the difference between going to college or not. The government provides more than $150 billion in federal aid, grants, work study funds and financial assistance for students pursuing masters and bachelors degrees or technical training certificates. A lot of students and parents dont realize there is federal and state money out there for college, said Troy Miller, senior researcher and policy analyst for FCAN, a statewide organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting communities efforts to improve college and career preparation and access. FAFSA completion does lead to enrollment. On average, the form takes fewer than 30 minutes to fill out, which is less time most students spend completing an actual college application. We at the Southwest Florida Community Foundation already knew some of the areas talented and brightest students were forgoing postsecondary educations because of the expense. But we were shocked that so much money was left behind and so few high school graduates were completing the form. A high-school diploma is simply not enough today for many Floridians to qualify for well-paying jobs, said FCAN Executive Director Laurie Meggesin. Communities, like Southwest Florida, can work together to close the achievement gap and in the process, raise the quality of life for their residents as a whole. Obtaining a college or technical school degree is important in todays global economy. By 2020, 60 percent of Florida jobs will require a postsecondary degree or certificate. Currently only 38 percent of working-age Floridians have earned a twoor four-year degree, according to FCANs analysis of national and state education data. We made a commitment this year to walk alongside high school seniors and work with a team across Southwest Florida to expose them to resources for college and career planning, financial aid and scholarships, said Mrs. Owen. OCThe Financial Challenge Sherwood Brown Grad App
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C25 FLORIDA WRITERSGood things come in threes from Southwest Florida writers D.A.S.P.O. by Ronald B. Fenster and Jerold A. Greenfield. Creative Products International. 360 pages. Trade paperback, $14.95. I Know What My Cat Is Thinking by Dorothy Seymour Mills. Barrington Publishing. 24 pages. $12.95. Steve Cantons Tributes, Memories & Observations of the Sweet Science. SJC Boxing. 370 pages. Trade paperback, $29. Here are three new titles by Southwest Florida writers. One, two or all three of them are books that may appeal to your reading pleasure or your giftgiving needs. The first D.A.S.P.O. carries the subtitle An Unhinged Novel of Vietnam. While there have been plenty of those, I havent come across any new ones for quite a while. The initials in the title stand for Department of the Army Special Photographic Office. The primary mission of this offices Pacific Detachment was to document U.S. Army activities in South Vietnam. Though there is some continuity to the story, its more of whats called an episodic novel in which scenes and chapters are relatively self-contained. The unity comes from tone, theme and setting. These guys live high on the hog, find ways of getting in trouble and manage to benefit from the thriving drug trade. They are noncombatants who are constantly in combat zones, allowed to operate outside the local chain of command. Anyone who likes the whacky side of war fiction think M.A.S.H. and Catch-22 will enjoy this hilarious send-up, which is based on author Ron Fensters experiences.Feline mind readingPet lovers often have strong relationships, even psychic connections, with their beloved animals. Dorothy Mills, whose book should not be mistaken for a kind of childrens book it physically resembles, has fun with the idea of a cat owner reading her pets mind. Thus, its the perfect book for cat lovers. I Know What My Cat Is Thinking contains a series of cute cat photographs captioned by the cats usually disdainful thoughts. Ms. Mills knows that cats have a sense of independence and superiority thats manifested in their facial expressions and body language. She just translates that communication into words. Since this particular cat is owned by an aspiring writer, however, the book is simultaneously about writers insecurities as the cats thoughts somewhat cruelly undermine the owner/writers confidence. Essentially, the cat is an unsympathetic critic. Short and funny, the book reprises Ms. Mills relationship with feline Toto when the prolific and accomplished author was between husbands and far from established in her writing career. A dance around the ringSteve Cantons book is a fascinating compendium of boxing lore that grows out of Mr. Cantons insider experience as cut man, trainer, broadcaster, journalist and owner of the SJC Boxing Gym in Fort Myers. Its a treasure trove of information for the boxing aficionado and a delight for anyone who enjoys colorful sports anecdotes. Individual boxers, both well known and less known, are profiled. Just as often, a turning point match gets enshrined in Mr. Cantors sturdy, vivid prose. The book covers not only accomplishments within the ring, but also whatever is notable about a pugilists pathway through life. The authors lengthy tribute to Emanuel Steward is an example of such a full-length portrait, in this case of a significant trainer. Mr. Canton treats his subjects in their full humanity, not just their fisticuff prowess. A special highlight of this book is the generous inclusion of more than 500 photographs that help bring the stories to life. This book would probably be more successful if it were more effectively organized and more attractively designed. Like many self-published products, it lacks a certain polish. The glorious and flavorful material along with Mr. Cantons experience, knowledge, and passion allows the book to survive these handicaps. It will no doubt find a worthy trade publisher and the present edition will become a collectors item. So get yours now. Its likely to be a good investment. Order it from the website SJCboxing.com. 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. m O o u V t philJASONpkjason@comcast.net Norman Love Confections is now celebrating the grand opening of its third Chocolate Salon in Southwest Florida. 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Venue: Herons Glen Ballroom, 2250 Avenida Del Vera Way, North Fort Myers, FL 33917Date: November 1, 2014 Time: 7:30pm Tickets: $20 per person sold at door For presales call: (813) 389 1807 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Maelstrom By Jackson Barnett, Punta Gorda The first thing he felt when he fell overboard was the cold. The freezing water in the dead of night shocked him. He could hardly move. Looking around, he couldnt see the boat. It belonged to the ocean now. The clouds covered most of the stars. He swam as hard as he could, he didnt know where, but his clothes weighed him in place. Lightning briefly illuminated the sky. He saw the waves, taller than any mountain barreling his way. The waves sucked him in, slammed him into the water and held him down. Pulling and smashing him over and over without respite. He gasped for air, each breath only bringing a mouthful of salt water that burned his gut. The man came to a sole belief: Im going to die, His strength had evaporated as another wave threw him deeper down into the ocean. He struggled one last time to the surface, bracing for the impact of the next wave, but there was none. The water had calmed. He floated on his back, conserving his energy, too tired to cry. Minutes later the waves came back stronger than ever and again the man was thrown deep into the icy water. But it stopped again. Each grouping of waves became weaker and more spread out, giving him time to conserve his strength. Eventually, the waves were so small that he could continue to float above them. Day broke, and a glimpse of the sun began to appear on the horizon and with it, the sight of a shore. It was low tide. There caked in mud was the boat, run into a sand bar just off shore. He rose, legs buckling with every step. The man walked past the beaten vessel, stroking the bow with the tips of his fingers, his eyes never losing sight of land. A new belief rang in his mind: Im going to live. Cut Man By Lyn Millner, Fort Myers As soon as the Naples Philharmonic season ended, Diane quit and went to carpentry school. She had been a bassoonist for seven years, when an accident changed her mind. She was riding in a car with her friend Thor Himmelfarb, principal trumpet, when they were hit head-on. She called 911 and stayed with him in the car; he squeezed her hand and looked at her with his eyes wild, his breath rapid, his chest rising unevenly, and his nostrils aring. The paramedics stuck a large needle in Thors chest, and she heard a whoosh of air that would save his life from the wreck that took his career. Months later, as Thor recovered, she could still hear the sound of his gasping and gurgling and wheezing. Anyone who depends on wind for a livelihood couldnt forget. Everything reminded her of it. A potato hissing in the microwave. The sound of a drain sucking water from a sink. Her first carpentry job was on Fort Myers Beach, building decks for seven attached clapboard condos. The place was well built but made to look shabby, painted in a trio of pastelspink, pale blue and mintlike summer gelato flavors at Norman Love. A dilapidated rowboat sat on the beach in sight of the condos. Diane wouldnt be surprised if it was a prop, given how precious the place looked. The boat certainly wasnt seaworthy, the wood was in terrible shape, and two planks were splitting away from the bow. Her job was to measure the space where the decking would go, call down the measurements to Billy, the cut man, who sawed the boards and handed them up to her. Then she tacked the boards to the joists. Calhoun, the owner, worked ahead of them, building the frame. Diane didnt like him much. He nicknamed her HGTV and was always telling her to hurry. On the first day, Billy showed her pictures of his wife and four children. He told her he found Jesus in prison, where he served time for growing thousands of marijuana plants. Since he got out three years ago, he had worked for Calhoun as a carpenters apprentice. She and Billy had lunch every day sitting in the boat, which faced the condos. Billy liked it that way. He could look at the deck work from a distance. Diane would have preferred for the boat to face the water, but she didnt know Billy well enough to tell him why. The lapping waves behind them made her uneasy, like water was reaching for them, about to seep into the hull. Diane quizzed Billy about how to build a deck. She wanted to know the process, but all of the major work on the project had been done before she got theredesigning the deck, digging the footings, setting the posts and hanging the ledger board. Im just the cut man, Billy said. But youre a carpenters apprentice. That doesnt mean anything. She didnt know how to ask her next question because she didnt want to offend him. Two gulls strutted up to the boat, checking them out, waiting for crumbs. So its possible to work for a deck guy for three years as a carpenters apprentice and never do a whole deck? Oh, its more than possible, Billy said. That is exactly how it works. How does that not make you crazy? He shrugged. At least Im working. She changed the subject. Maybe one day, she said, we could turn this boat so it faces the water. And move it inland a bit so it doesnt get wet. That would be all right, he said. And maybe, she thought to herself, we could restore it, though she knew from carpentry school that the wood was too far gone. Or she could sand it and glue things on it, encrust it with seashells and beach glass and star sh and it would be a glittering prop for the condos, as opposed to something doomed, waiting for the tide to dismantle it. The next day, she and Billy did turn the boat to face the water. The following day, he showed up with a gift for her. It was unwieldy and tall and wrapped in newspaper. She took it curiously and tore into it. A pair of oars. But not just any oars. Handmade. From ash. With at blades and tapered shafts. They were astonishingly light. You made these, she said, but it wasnt a question, more an expression of amazement. Billy beamed. They climbed into the boat and faced each other, and she couldnt stop smiling. Couldnt stop looking at them and running her hands over them. Then she held them the way oars were supposed to be held, gripping the handles and pointing the blades out over the ground. And she rowed, sweeping the ground lightly, making neat arcs in the sand. WRITING CHALLENGE
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 C29 EncoreResale.org 3105 Davis Blvd., Naples 239-775-0032 Make your heart happy by donating your gently used, high quality items to Encore or by shopping today. Your kindness helps support the mental health and substance abuse services at David Lawrence Center. Q: I have a hand-stitched stuffed toy dog covered in a red felt-like material. It has a tag that says Shaggy and another tag that says Stuffed Toys, Registration Number 1, Approved, Penn sylv ania. Id like to know how old it is. I think Pennsylv ania had a law that regulated what kind of stuffing could be used in plush toys, but I couldnt find the date for that. Can you help? A: Pennsylv ania enacted a law regulating the manufacture of stuffed toys for retail sale in 1961, so your toy dog is less than 53 years old. The law has been amended several times. It requires All New Material or All New (Type) Material, free from dangerous or harmful substances. It must meet flammability standards and the parts and decorations must be securely fastened. Manufacturers get a certificate of registration from the state after they meet the standards and pay a fee. The registration number must be shown on the toy. Q: I have a small oil lamp that was used in our two-generation family home in rural Illinois. My family owned the home from 1867 to 1950. The lamp has an amber glass base embossed Wide Awake. Its 9 inches tall and 3 inches wide at the base, which has a finger handle. The acorn burner is brass and the chimney is clear glass. Please share its history and value. A: Miniature finger lamps like yours often were called night lamps or night lights. The name Wide Awake was one of many given to these small lamps. They were sold in the United States between about 1875 and the early 1900s. A Wide Awake lamp with a cobalt-blue base sold for $184 earlier this year. Q: Years ago, I was given an armless rocking chair by a friend. The seat is upholstered and the back has a vaseshaped splat. A label on the bottom reads, Brumby Chairs, Since 1875, The Brumby Chair Co., Marietta, Ga. Its not in the greatest condition, but Im wondering what the chair is worth. A: Brumby Chair Co. still is in business in Georgia. It is best known for its Jumbo Rocker, a large rocking armchair with a hand-caned seat and back. The company sells a new Jumbo Rocker for $995. Your chair, in a less-desirable style and in less than perfect condition, would sell as a used piece of furniture. You might get $20 to $40 for it. Q: My large fancy perfume bottle is labeled Uninhibited and Cher. It has never been opened and is nearly a foot tall. Age? Price? A: Chers Uninhibited perfume was marketed from about 1988 to 1998. Your bottle is called a factice, the word for a perfume display bottle set on a stores countertop. A full Cher factice in mint condition, like yours, sells for about $125. Tip: Dont sticky-tape a top on a teapot. The decoration may come off with the tape. Secure a top with dental wax or earthquake wax. 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 email 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.
C30 WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY THIS WEEK ON WGCUTVTHURSDAY, OCT. 23, 9 P.M. Doc Martin Dannys near-death experience has made him appreciate how precious life is, and how special his relationship with Louisa is to him. Louisa tells Martin that she has split up with Danny and invites him to join her for a glass of wine. FRIDAY, OCT. 24, 9 P.M. Great Performances Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek From Jazz at Lincoln Centers Rose Theater in New York City, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga perform selections from their collaborative classic jazz recording. SATURDAY, OCT. 25, 10 P.M. Keeping Up Appearances Hyacinth Bucket is in a perpetual quest for perfection, to the chagrin of her downtrodden husband. SUNDAY, OCT. 26, 8 P.M. Masterpiece Mystery The Paradise An heirloom watch incites sales, seduction and sorcery at the Paradise. The protagonists find themselves in new roles. MONDAY, OCT. 27, 8 P.M. Antiques Roadshow: Jacksonville See a NASA Mercury 7 signed photo, circa 1960; an 1862 Lincoln signed document; and Tiffany gold necklace. TUESDAY, OCT. 28, 9 P.M. Makers: Women in Business Told by female business leaders, this is a candid exploration of what it takes to make it and a celebration of the women who, over the course of 50 years, have blazed trails on Wall Street, in corporate America and in business empires of their own. BRANTLEY GILBERTWITH THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS PARK OPENS AT 9:00 AMGATES OPEN AT 12:00 PM$46 ADVANCEGENERAL ADMISSION$56 AT THE GATE$66 PREFERRED SEATING SECTION$76 AT THE GATETICKET SALE LOCATIONS: TYLER FARR LET IT RIDE TOUR Great Performances, Oct. 24 Doc Martin, Oct. 23 NAPLES ARTCRAFTERS Fine Art & CraftsSaturday, October 25th10 a.m. to 4 p.m.CAMBIER PARK DOWNTOWN NAPLES580 8th Street South JUST SOUTH OF 5TH AVENUE FIRST SHOW OF THE YEAR! naplesartcrafters.com
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C32 WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ALL ABOUT CLOSETSWe Create Function and Storage with Style. Call for a Free Professional Design Consultation! 239.303.5829WWW.ALLABOUTCLOSETS.COM 9 M 9 M Innovative Design. Impeccable Craftsmanship. Flawless Service. (Home Depot Plaza, Bonita Beach Road) 11920 Saradrienne Lane Bonita Springs, FL 34135 239.263.6979 Artichoke & CompanysSTAGS LEAP WINE DINNERJoin us for an evening of tasting and dining with ne wines from Stags Leap Winery. Enjoy a ve-course menu perfectly complimented by Stags Leap handpicked wines. Reservations required; $79.95 ++ per person. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30 6:30 P.M. All membership proposals processed in accord with Club By-laws. Location. Location. Location.Tucked right in the center of Naples between Goodlette-Frank and Pine Ridge Road is a hidden gem of a Club with a great golf course that will exceed your expectations, a vibrant social calendar, and a very welcoming membership. We invite you to inquire about our Golf, Associate and Young Executive Memberships. Come meet new friends and discover The Country Club of Naples.www.ccnaples.netHolly Stephens 239.261.1032 Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary celebrates its 60th anniversary with the Cypress Jubilee the evening of Friday, Dec. 5. Guest of honor and keynote speaker is Jim Fowler, a professional zoologist who was host of the Emmy Award-winning television show Mutual of Omahas Wild Kingdom. Tickets for $200 include a fourcourse dinner by Crave Culinaire, walks through the ancient bald cypress forest under the stars, an art and photo exhibit and music by Naples Philharmonic violinist Jeff Leigh. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For reservations or more information, call Beth Preddy at 435-3938 or email email@example.com, or call Lori Piper at the sanctuary, 348-9151, ext. 113. Proceeds from the Cypress Jubilee will benefit the restoration, science, advocacy and education programs of the sanctuary. The Light the Way gala to benefit the Salvation Army in Collier County takes place Saturday, Nov. 1, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Co-chairs are Sharon Treiser and Sheila Zellers. Tickets are $300. Donations for the evenings silent and live auctions are being sought, as are individual and corporate sponsorships. Contact Chris Nind, director of development, by calling 210-3081 or emailing chris_nind@ uss.salvationarmy.org. The American Girl Fashion Show to benefit Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida returns to the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club with seatings at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. The event showcases historical and contemporary fashions for girls and their American Girl dolls. Local young models (and their dolls) present the fashions. An American Girl doll salon and pop-up bookstore will be set up. Tickets are $100. Call Nicki McTeague at 343-6106, email Nicole.McTeague@LeeMemorial.org or find American Girl Fashion Show, Southwest Florida on Facebook. TheatreZone welcomes Oscar-winning actress Shirley Hones and Emmywinning music director/composter John McDaniel (Bonnie and Clyde, The Rosie ODonnell Show) for the companys gala fundraiser, An Evening with Shirley Jones, Sunday, Nov. 9, at T-Michaels Steak & Lobster House. Mr. McDaniel directs the show and plays piano in the three-piece band that backs Ms. Jones. Others in the band are bassist Joe Choomack and drummer Mark Danni (who is also founding artistic director of TheatreZone). Tickets are $275 for the gala, $425 for VIP admission. Seating is limited to 150 guests. For reservations or more information, call Karen Kayser Benson at 293-0354. Boogie on the Beach: Music for the Soul, an afternoon of food, fun and a silent auction to benefit Lighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss, takes place from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, on the main lawn at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Live music will be by Sanctum Soul. Tickets are $75 for adults, $25 for ages 6-18 and free for ages 5 and younger. Call 430-3934 or visit lighthouseofcollier.org. Humane Society Naples holds its 16th annual Tea & Fashion Show from 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at The RitzCarlton Beach Resort. This years theme is Ride Along the Riviera. Co-chairs Philip SAVE THE DATE
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 C33 VEUVECLICQUOT CHAMPAGNEDINNER FEATURINGCHEFDECAVES PIERRECASANAVEFRIDAYOCTOBERTHbtPM nffPERPERSON rFORRESERVATIONSPlease join us for an unforgettable evening of premium champagne and masterful cuisine. Enjoy five exquisite champagne inspired courses prepared by Veuve Clicquots very own Chef De Caves Pierre Casanave paired with some of the Maisons finest wines including their 2004 Vintage Champagne and their legendary La Grande Dame. 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 27thEarly Dinner: 12-2pm Sunset Dinner: 4:45-6:45pm $59.50* per adult $29.75* 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... To register visit www.EpilepsyFLA.orgOr call us at:239-254-7710 SWFL 5th Annual Walk-a-thonFor Epilepsy AwarenessJoin Us!Saturday, November 1, 2014 North Collier Regional Park 1500 Livingston Road Naples, FL 34109 Registration begins at 8 a.m. Walk begins at 9 a.m. WALK THE TALKFOR EPILEPSY 2014 SAVE THE DATEDouglas and Doug Olsen, along with their pampered pooch Eva, promise an afternoon of furry fun, fashion, fine food and refreshments, all to benefit the orphaned and abandoned pets awaiting their forever homes at the HSN shelter. Tickets for $175 are available at hsnaples.org. GirlTalkTV presents A Stylishly Fun Night to benefit Dress for Success Southwest Florida on Wednesday evening, Nov. 19, at Naples Botanical Garden. Guests will learn about fall fashion trends and more. Tickets for $25 will be available at the door or can be purchased in advance by emailing sherry@ girltalktv.com. Naples Botanical Gardens 11th annual Hats in the Garden luncheon and fashion show, Couture et Fleurs: Runway Fantasies Inspired & Created from Nature, is set for Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the Garden. The event is always a sell-out. For information about tickets, call 643-7275 or visit naplesgarden. org. The United Arts Council of Collier County hosts its annual Celebrate the Arts gala Thursday, Nov. 13, at the LaPlaya Resort. Robin Hamilton and Robin Bache Gray as cochairs of the evening themed A Hot Night for Cool Arts. For more information, call 254-8242 or visit collierarts.com. The Immokalee Foundations 2014 Charity Classic Celebration: Hope Grows takes place Friday, Nov. 14, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The evening of fine dining, entertainment and the Fund A Dream auction highlights the successes of TIF students in the foundations various education programs. Joe Zednik, president of the TIF board of directors, is chair of the celebration. Tickets are $550. Call 430-9122 or visit immokaleefoundation.org. The third annual Santa PAWS party to benefit the Puppy Project of PAWS Assistance Dogs takes place from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Hilton Naples. Guests will meet the newest PAWS Puppy Cadets and enjoy cocktails and tapas as well as live and silent auctions. The Puppy Project was created last year with a goal of bringing up to 15 new puppies into the training assistance dog program each year. For information about tickets or sponsorship packages, call 775-1660 or email tiffany@ pawsassistancedogs.com. The Community Foundation of Collier County hosts the 2014 Power of the Purse luncheon to benefit its Women of Initiative program Thursday, Dec. 4, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Erin Brockovich, the legal clerk and environmental activist whose story became a hit movie starring Julia Roberts, will be the keynote speaker. The 2015 Women of Initiative honorees will be announced at the Power of the Purse event. The 2015 Women of Initiative awards ceremony will be held in March 2015. Call 649-5000 or visit cfcollier.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 C34 Alice in a Witches Wonderland Tenth Annual October 29, 2014Location: Escalante 290 Fifth Avenue South, Olde Naples 6:30-9:00 pm $60.00 pp RSVP: Holly Baldwin (239) 571-1058 Reservations only Costumes encouraged cc, check, and cash payment due by 10/21/14 A Naples HideawayThe Escalante Monaco Mo invites you to our 16th annual tea & fashion show tuesday, november 11th from 2-5pm at the ritz-carlton, naples beach resortRide Along the riviera for tickets & Sponsorships please visit: www.hsnaples.orgNicole Black, Director of Special Events Events@HSNaples.org 239-643-1880 Ext. 18 Call: 239-513-0333 or 800-865-8111 Info@BettyMacleanTravel.com Explore Our Website: www.BettyMacleanTravel.com 35BETTY MACLEAN TRAVELYEARS OF TRAVEL EXCELLENCEYEAR ANNIVERSARY BETTY MACLEAN TRAVEL Inc. e Adventure Travel Company your own perfect private journey. Abercrombie & Kent Call today to enjoy extra bene ts and savings courtesy of the only locally-owned Virtuoso agency in Southwest Florida SAVE THE DATE C34 WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Make-A-Wish Southern Florida holds its fourth annual Tea at The Ritz from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Tickets are $125; sponsorships start at $500. Ccall Lesley Colantonio at 9929474, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to Event Brite and search Tea at the Ritz. The fifth annual Gulf Ball hosted by the David Lawrence Center Young Executives takes place from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club. Jack Dillman will entertain while guests enjoy cocktails, hors doeuvres and a silent auction. Tickets are $50 if purchased by Dec. 1 and $60 thereafter. Call Paige Simpson at 304-3505 for tickets or information about sponsorship opportunities. Laughter will be an additional benefit and a guaranteed bonus at the 14th annual Comedy Cabaret to benefit the Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida on Saturday evening, Dec. 6, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Two nationally known comedians Jake Johannsen and Nigel Lawrence headline the cabaret-style evening. Mr. Johannsens HBO special Thisll Take About an Hour, earned an Ace Award nomination for Best Writing in an Entertainment Special. Mr. Lawrence, a young Canadian comic, has written and starred in a comedy special for CTV and The Comedy Network and has performed at Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, where he won The Homegrown Comedy Competition. He has also performed on Comedy Centrals Live at Gotham and Chelsea Lately on E! Television. Event sponsors include Arthrex, Naples Auto Donation Center, Nest International and The Woodruff Institute. Tickets are $175 ($250 for patron tickets). Table sponsorships start at $2,500. For reservations or more information, call 262-1808 or visit friendsoffosterchildren.net. Naples Botanical Garden celebrates the opening of the Eleanor and Nichole Chabraja Visitor Center with cocktails, dinner and dancing under the stars Thursday, Jan. 8. Tickets start at $300. Call 643-7275 or visit naplesgarden.org. Harmon-Meek Gallery hosts the second annual Visionaries of the Visual Arts dinner and awards ceremony Tuesday evening, Jan. 13, at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. Three individuals will be recognized for their contributions to the visual arts in Southwest Florida. Andy Lowe of Suffield Academy in Connecticut will be the keynote speaker. Honorary chair of the evening is Joan Loos; co-chairs are Kristine Meek and Juliana Meek.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 Coupon required at time of purchase. Limit one coupon per day per person. Not valid with any other offers or specials. Expires 10/31/14 FW$5.00OFFPurchase of $50Coupon required at time of purchase. Limit one coupon per day per person. Not valid with any other offers or specials. Expires 10/31/14 FW$10.00OFFPurchase of $100Shoppes at Vanderbilt2355 Vanderbwilt Beach Road #178 | Naples(239) 596-5044MON-FRI 10AM-6PM NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARYCoconut Point Mall23106 Fashion Drive | Estero(239) 992-7007truefashionistasresale.com Resale! Consignment! Trade! Pre-Owned Womens, Mens & ChildrensDesigner Fashions with Impeccable Style and Sophistication SAVE THE DATETickets are $175, with all proceeds benefitting art programs for children and at-risk youth in the local community through the Harmon-Meek Gallery Fund at the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. Mail checks 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 261-2637. The Fire & Ice gala to benefit the Guadalupe Center of Immokalee takes place Wednesday, Jan. 14, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Tickets for the evening of dinner, dancing and a live auction are $500. Sponsorships are available. Call 657-7711 or visit guadalupecenter.org. The ninth annual Wishmakers Ball: Magical Moments to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida takes places Saturday, Jan. 17, at Quail West Golf and Country Club. Tickets are $250; sponsorships start at $2,500. Call Lesley Colantonio at 992-9474 or email email@example.com. The David Lawrence Center hosts Signatures of Greece: An Elegant Evening at the Parthenon Saturday, Jan. 17, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. There will be silent and live auctions as well as bountiful Greek cuisine and entertainment by Wonderama. Honorary co-chairs are Marissa, Burt and Jay Hartington. Co-chairs are Caryn Buechel, Renae Burgess and Jenny Haire. Tickets are $500 per person, $1,200 for VIP patrons, and $10,000 for a premier sponsor table of 10. For sponsorship information or to reserve a ticket, call Paige Simpson at 304-3505. Champions For Learning hosts its inaugural Night of Champions in celebration of its 25th year and to honor community leaders who are connecting Collier County students to their future from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. For information about tickets and sponsorship tables, call Marylee Tirrell at 643-4755 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The inaugural For the Love of Art gala to benefit the Naples Art Association is set for Saturday, Feb. 7, at Grey Oaks Country Club. The evening will include presentation of three new awards: the Gulfshore Life Emerging Art Leader Award for a new and/or young artist or arts leader in the community; the Hirshhorn Award for an individual who has shown visionary leadership and a commitment to advancing and enriching the arts in the community, and the Impact Award for a business or business professional who has demonstrated significant leadership in the arts and culture of the community though involvement in, or support of, innovative programs and creative partnerships. For information about sponsorships, email Maureen.christensen@ naplesart.org. For tickets, email Chelsea.Ziton@NaplesArt.org or visit naplesart.org. The Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to benefit charities serving children takes place Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28, in private homes and at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. Tickets are $500 for the grand tasting and auction, $1,500 for a vintner dinner and the grand tasting and auction. Visit swflwinefest.org. Drug Free Collier holds its seventh annual fundraising luncheon Thursday, March 5, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Tickets are $100. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call 377-0535 or email email@example.com. Hope for Haiti holds its 25th anniversary gala, Passport to the Heart, Saturday, March 7. Call the development office at 434-7183, ext. 4, for more information. Email Save the Date details to editor Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C37PEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Aimee Schlehr, Lorraine Capps and Stann Dzedzy Charles Marshall Jr., Laura Haack, Joe Haack and Richard Tooke Christin Goodell, Jim Ory and Tony Ory Fred Klaucke and Naomi Rosen Bill Giffin and Nancy Giffin Bud Johnson and Tiffany Chang Jeannie Oelerich, Brad Heiges and Aimee Schlehr Jan Evans, Melanie Stoddard and Deanna Dugan Patricia Esposito and Renee Rey Diana George, Jose Maria Castillo, Wayne Newman and Edith Szoke Like us on Facebook.com /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. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to society@ oridaweekly.com. SOCIETYNaples Art Association Faculty Biennial and Southwest Florida Craft Guild opening reception
C38 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY L O T S A L O B S T E R ! Waterfront Dining TWO 1 pound lobsters with Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch Established 1976 239-263-9940 Established 1979 239-263-2734 www.napleswaterfrontdining.com fries and slaw or black beans and rice $26.95 Expires 11/2/2014 Not good with any other offer.The Real Taste of Naples The Flavor of the Gulf CoastLike us on Facebook.com /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. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to society@ oridaweekly.com.TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY Holly Douglas with Caitlin and Mathew Jerry Becker and Stephen Reid Jolen Mayberry Sarah Renfroe and Chloe Collins Cyndee Verhelle with Brad, Mitch and Luke Margaret Villaverde with Olivia and Sophia Rohan, Patrick and Coner MacDonald Danielle and Mikey Paze Sabrina and Hailey Macias SOCIETYThe 18th annual Naples Kids Fishing Clinic at the Naples Pier
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C39 SUE HUFF / COURTESY PHOTOS LANE WILKINSON / COURTESY PHOTOS Lisa Wilson Spiller and Muppet, Karen Gross and Chewbacka, Lane Wilkinson and Ruffino, Amanda Jaron and Pearl, Sharon DeLaura and Magnus, Sonya Sawyer and Paris, Mary Kaye and Giuseppe Denise Maher and Ellen Kelly Madison Bates and Cameron Bates Lane Wilkinson with Ruffino, Amanda Jaron with Miss Pearl Bug Penny Stasio, Amanda Jaron and Laura Press Alexandra Wilkinson and Lesley Morrow with Frankie Sharon DeLaura and Magnus, Sonya Sawyer and Paris Mary Kaye with Giuseppe Grace Stewart and Linda Stewart Judy Carr and Natasha Alveshire Rose Potteiger and Kathy Leis Tammy Turner Kipp and Julie Witkop Like us on Facebook.com /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. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to society@ oridaweekly.com. SOCIETYA birthday paw-ty at Naples Wine Collection to benefit The Glitter Foundation Charity Saturday at Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour for Cancer Alliance of Naples
Now Serving Lunch Organic Healthy Local Sustainable Seasonal Wednesday Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner 7 Nights a Week: Starting at 5:00 p.m. 1234 8th St. South Naples, FL 34102 239-261-8239 BlueProvenceNaples.com C40 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE NEWSBaconFest, sausage marketplace good news for pork aficionados LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comSlab bacon, fatback, lardons, pancetta local lovers of cured pork can pig out at the inaugural BaconFest Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8, at Hodges University. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Pelican Bay, the festival will feature bacon-centered noshes from a variety of local restaurants along with live music and family activities. The fun starts Friday night with a gala to benefit Kiwanis Childrens Charities of Southwest Florida and continues with events for the public starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Event proceeds will also benefit the Hodges University Veterans Scholarship Fund. Gala tickets are $100. Festival tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children and $30 per family. Call 2930104 or visit baconfestnaples.com for more information. In more good news for pork fans, Wisconsin-based Johnsonville Sausage opens its first retail outlet in Naples at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 16. The Johnsonville Sausage Marketplace at 6355 Naples Blvd. will carry more than 40 different varieties of sausage, sausage products and cheeses particularly Wisconsin cheddar. The public is invited to enjoy free Johnsonville bratwurst and Beddar with Cheddar sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on opening day from the sausage purveyors Big Taste Grill, an 18-wheeler that can turn out 750 brats at a time, or 2,500 an hour, and travels around the country raising money for local organizations. Johnsonville will be accepting donations at the event to benefit the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples. Naples veteran wine expert Sukie Honeycutt opens Sukies Wine Shop at the Village on Venetian Bay on Saturday, Nov. 1, offering both high-end and everyday wines not typically available in grocery stores. Ms. Honeycutt has created the wine lists for numerous local restaurants and has won several awards for her selections, including the 2013 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Wine List for her own Ridgway Bar & Grill. As it does four times a year, Seasons52 has changed its menu with the season. Diners will find autumnal favorites such as mushrooms, squash and apples featured in dishes from appetizers to desserts. Think portobello mushrooms, oyster mushrooms and black trumpets sauted together and served with oak-grilled filet mignon, and Granny Smith apples baked with cinnamon, vanilla and brown sugar and topped with steel-cut oats and aged cheddar cheese. The restaurant at 8930 Tamiami Trail N. is open for lunch and dinner. Call 5948852 for reservations. Promenade at Bonita Bay is host to a new Italian-flavored enterprise owned by restaurateur Francis Cuomo. The 18,000-square-foot DeRomos Gourmet Market and Restaurant offers cured meats, cheeses, seafood and wine, and customers soon will also find custom gift baskets, fresh pasta and catering services. The 300-seat restaurant has a private dining room that seats up to 30 guests. 325-3583 or deromos.com. The Good Life of Naples has recommenced its classes where eager cooks can learn a variety of skills, techniques and dishes. Prices per class vary, but each session ends with attendees enjoying the meal theyve prepared together. 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 514-4663 or goodlifenaples.com for complete schedule and to make reservations. Take noteWine dinner at Barbetella: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, featuring Argiano wines. $65 Call 2 63-1955 for reservations. Wine dinner at Sea Salt: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, featuring Antinori wines. $65. Call 434-7258 for reservations. Beer dinner at Agave: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, featuring a fourcourse dinner (including an achiote chicken taco with tomato relish, bacon jam and queso fundido) paired with craft beers from IPAs to porters by Bradentons Motorhouse Brewing. $50. Call 598-3473 for reservations. The Sauce Lady grand opening: Thursday, Oct. 30, at 9331 Tamiami Trail N. (just north of the main entrance to Mercato). 592-5557 or saucelady.com. Beer dinner in the private dining room at Tarpon Bay Restaurant: 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, featuring four courses paired with handcrafted Samuel Adams brews. $65. The restaurant is at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort. Call 390-4295 for reservations. Email dining news and photos to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. Send Word or text documents and jpgs. Deadline for submission is noon Friday for the next weeks edition. TWO GREAT OPPORTUNITIES FOR EARLY DINERSCHOICEchoicesHAPPY HOUR ITS ONE OF THE BEST THINGS GOING DOWNTOWN! 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 C41 SUNTHU 11:30AM TO 10:00PMFRISAT 11:30AM TO 11:00PM THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY4360 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, Florida 34103 239-263-FISH (3474)fishseafoodrestaurant.com FISHRESTAURANT MondayFishermans Platter $19 (Fried) Oysters, Scallops, Calamari, Shrimp, White Fish, Tarter Sauce, Malt Vinegar Slaw & ChipsTuesday1/2 Price Sushi All NightWednesdayRaw & Chilled Bar12 Oysters $12 $6 1 lb. Lobster $14$12 1 lb. Alaska King Crab Legs $90Fri.-Sat.-Sun.Two 1 lb. Lobsters or Branzino $28Happy Hour3-6PM Every Day (Bar Only) Wine & Well Cocktails Half Price SPECIALS! 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 239.592.0050 NoodlesCafe.comLUNCH/MONSAT 11 to 4DINNER/SUNTHU 4 to 10 & FRISAT 4 to 11Not valid with any other offers or discounts. Must present ad. Expires 10/31/14. Caesar Salad Chicken Parmesan Homemade Meatballs Penne with Marinara Fettuccine Carbonara Cannoli Gratuity added before discounts. Not valid with any other offers or discounts. One coupon per check. Expires 10/31/14. not valid with Italian Feast Dinner THE DISHThe dish(es): Tacos and ceviche The place: Happy hour at Masa in Mercato The price: $5 The full menu: masa-restaurant.comThe details: We came out of a Sunday afternoon movie at Silverspot and were feeling a bit hungry. It was 4 p.m., and the sign at Masa across the street caught our eye: Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. / $5 Appetizers, Margaritas, House Wines and Cocktails; $4 Import Drafts. Our party of four made a beeline for the bar and settled in at a table. Since this column is about The Dish and not The Drink, I wont go into detail about the Margarita de Diabolita (think serranoand habanero-infused tequila) I sipped. Suffice it to say Id have the same thing next time. There are three appetizers on the $5 happy hour menu at Masa: Quesadilla con Pollo, Ceviche and Tacos. Order the tacos and you have your choice of two (yes, two for $5): Carne Asada, with marinated flank steak, avocado, radish, onion and cilantro; Taco Duro, with chicken, chipotle crema and cotija cheese; Conchinitas Pibil Puerco Yucateca, with roasted pork, habanero and orange salsa; and Vegetales, with squash, chorizo spices, requeson cheese, avocado and pepitas. We asked for two orders of ceviche ($10), and then each of us ordered two tacos ($20). The small plates of ceviche mahi-mahi chunks marinated in citrus juice and tossed with tomato, olives, cilantro and a tiny bit of red onion held just enough for each of us to have a couple of bites, which was also enough to lead to a unanimous ruling that wed order it again. We came to the same conclusion about our tacos. And then we told our server to bring us two more orders of tacos ($10). All told, we each had three tacos and some ceviche. A little bit of sharing allowed each of us a taste of all four tacos on the menu. Once again we were unanimous: The roasted pork was our favorite, although wed order any of the tacos again. We hadnt even spent $60, but so stuffed were we that no one could even consider ordering the fourth $5 offering on the happy hour menu: Churros, consisting of warm fritters with Oaxacan chocolate sauce. There will be a next time. One more thing: Happy hour at Masa happens in the bar from 3-6 p.m. every day and from 10 p.m. to closing SundayThursday and 11 p.m. to closing FridaySaturday. Cindy Pierce firstname.lastname@example.orgA $5 appetizer of ceviche
C42 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Subject to change. agavenaples.com I 239-598-3473Corner of Airport & Vanderbilt Locally owned & operatedFeaturing fresh avorful food, cocktails and entertainment. Visit www.agavenaples.com for schedule.Let us entertain you!Thursday, Oct. 23 6-9 p.m. Motown Mike Friday, Oct. 24 10-11:45 p.m. A200 Saturday, Oct. 25 10-11:45 p.m. Night of the Dead Halloween Party with A200Sunday, Oct. 26 1-4 p.m. Capt Jack Su b ject to c h ange a g avenap l es.com I 239-598-3 4 7 3 Corner o f Ai rp ort & Vanderbil t L ocall y owned & operated Featuring fresh avorful food, cocktails and entertainment V isit www.agavenaples.com f or schedule. T h urs d a y Oct. 23 6-9 p .m. Moto w n Mi k e Fri d a y Oct. 24 10-11:45 p .m. A2 00 Satur d a y Oct. 25 10-11:45 p .m. Night o f the Dead Halloween Party with A20 0 Sunda y Oct. 26 1-4 p .m Ca p t Jac k Sizzilin Wood Grilled FajitasWood Grilled Pork Chop THE BAY HOUSE & THE CLAW BAR AT TIERNEYS TAVERN 799 WALKERBILT ROAD, NAPLES OFF U.S. 41, MILE NORTH OF IMMOKALEE ROAD LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY STONE CRAB SEASON IS HERE! VINO Taking a fresh look at some well-known whitesAs Count Dracula once famously said, Permit me to introduce myself. As the new wine columnist around here, I have to fill Jim McCrackens shoes, and theyre very large indeed. Jim wrote this piece for more than seven years, offering his excellent opinions and reviews, and helping a lot of enthusiasts discover new wines. Ill try to do the same, but may wander off into uncharted territory and unknown vineyards. Im delighted to take over from Jim, and hope I can live up to the standard he has set. Where to start? Well, before we go off the beaten vineyard path, it might be a good idea to take a new look at some of our favorite, most famous wines starting with the well-known whites. In the wine world, as everywhere else, fashions evolve, and styles change. So if you got fed up with, say, those heavily-oaked super-buttery California chardonnays a few years ago, maybe a sip of the more modern offerings will bring you back. Worked for me. Chardonnay is the worlds favorite white wine, but wines, as I mentioned, go in and out of fashion. To paraphrase Yogi Berra, Chardonnay is so popular nobody drinks it anymore. But people drink plenty of it, and the shelves at the wine stores groan under the weight of all the different bottles. Besides, winemakers love this grape because they can make it in an enormous range of styles. Oaky and buttery. Lean and minerally. And just about everywhere in between. Best of all, unlike some other wine grapes, its not all that particular about where you plant it. In the wine world, certain grapes are classified as noble varietals. Chardonnay is one of these, because its capable of gaining elegance as it ages. White burgundy is an excellent example. Chablis, which is a district of Burgundy, is another. And champagne is generally a blend of chardonnay with other grapes. A few years ago, wine lovers started yelling, A-B-C! Anything But Chardonnay. The reason? Winemakers, mostly in California, had, almost en masse, swung toward a style that was soaked in oak, which pretty much covered up all the other elegant flavors that this grape is capable of delivering. Too bad, because these days, the style has come back in the other direction, and many wines deliver a wide range of tutti-frutti flavors that make chardonnay so much fun. Why not do a taste test, and find out for yourself? For example, buy a bottle each of Mer Soleil Chardonnay with the gold label, and a Mer Soleil Silver, that comes in a very cool-looking white stone bottle. Same wine, same producer, same vineyards but completely different styles. The Silver will be clean, minerally, with a nice zippy acidity on the palate. The Gold will be much richer on the nose, and the aroma of oak will be unmistakable. On the palate, theres a buttery feel, a mouthfilling weight to the wine thats both very pleasant and very different from the unoaked style. Each has its fans, and each can be paired with a wide variety of cheeses and other foods. Since there are so many chardonnay styles, a stroll off the beaten track can provide some tasty new discoveries, and not always at the price of a new BMW. Bargains can be had. Dont ever be shy about trying new wines from new places. The Chileans are making some very fine examples, as are the South Africans. And even in Burgundy, there are some excellent chardonnays available for under $30 a bottle. Our favorites right now: Wente Chardonnay Riva Ranch This is a California creamy style, but the oak isnt overwhelming. There are nice notes of honeydew melon, fig, and spice. Domaine Chenevieres Chablis One of my favorite moderately-priced white burgundies, this style is an attractive straw color in the glass, with crisp apple, citrus, apricot and peach flavors. The lively acidity keeps it from that old fashioned buttery style, as does the minerality. For more information about Jerry Greenfields books and other publications, visit winewhisperer.com. jerryGREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 23-29, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C43 700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102 Reservations 239.659.7008 VerginaRestaurant.com You can get 5% return on every visit at Vergina with your newVergina Loyalty Membership CardSign up and generate a HUGE discount during the year, plus anniversary and birthday prizes exclusively for Gold Star Club Members ONLY!Call 239.659.7008 to nd out how to sign up for your FREE Gold Star Club Membership Card and get your rst return immediately. CHEF PROFILEChef brings vibrant Peruvian cuisine to the Naples dining sceneThe computer industrys loss is the culinary worlds gain. Rafael Rottiers, born and raised in Lima, Peru, studied to be a system engineer at San Martin Universidad Veritas. But when he landed an internship 24 years ago in California, he found his passion in the restaurant business. He promised himself that one day hed have a great restaurant that would showcase the diverse and vibrant cuisine of Peru. He realized that dream when he opened Incas Kitchen in Golden Gate in October 2008. Hes expanded the original restaurant over the years from a modest little spot to its current chic, spacious self. He went on to open Al Carbon Peruvian Rotisserie last spring, and a second Incas Kitchen will open in the Pavilion Shopping Center any day now. What led you to become a chef? The passion I found in cooking was something that was always inside. It started when I came to America on an internship in systems analysis. To pay the rent, I had a part-time job as a busser at the Cheesecake Factory in Newport Beach, Calif. Thats when I promised myself that someday I would open my own restaurant and show the world Peruvian food. What motivated you to open Incas in Golden Gate in October 2008? Werent you worried that Naples diners wouldnt make the trip out there? I did open when the economy was in its worst stage, but I was and I am very confident about my concept. I think that is what drove me. At first I was afraid, but I was waiting for the first write-up about the restaurant. That was when you and Dr. Ivan (Seligman, a blogger) came, wrote about the restaurant and helped me to build what I have now. How will the second Incas at the Pavilion be different from the original? I think the Pavilion will give us better exposure. Peruvian food is one of the best foods in the world. Incas in the Pavilion will also give us the opportunity to offer the ceviche bar concept, Sunday brunch and more classic Peruvian cuisine. How do you keep your cooking so authentic? I blend the concept with a modern touch and utilize original ingredients from Peru. Could you describe Peruvian food to those who are not familiar with it (and lets not forget to talk about all those great peppers)? Peruvian food is all about flavor and blending ingredients that are not well known outside the country unique ingredients like huacatay (Peruvian black mint) and muna, herbs you only find in Peru. And the peppers rocoto pepper, Limo peppers, yellow pepper and panca pepper (purple) all these peppers have flavor and energy when they share places on a plate. The biodiversification of Peru is unbelievable. We have 2,800 types of potatoes, 385 peppers, 85 different corns. In addition, we have influences from all over the world Italy, China, France. Did you grow up in a family of cooks? Was there a family member who influenced you? In Peru most people claim to have the touch and the best food in their homes. My family was very into food. Even though my mother and father have different careers, there were no days without cooking. When my mother cooked, my favorite dish was chupe de camarones (shrimp bouillabaisse). My father was in charge of the best barbecues ever, with handmade special sausage that everybody was desperate to have. What makes your ceviche and tiradito (Peruvian style sashimi) so good? The fresh ingredients like fresh limejuice prepared a la minute, with love and passion and the perfect recipe. The ceviche mixto and rocoto apiscado (mixed ceviche with calamari, octopus, shrimp and fish served with citrus lime rocoto pepper blended with drops of Peruvian brandy) has become very popular among ceviche lovers. Lets talk about lucama. Most Americans dont know about it. Tell us about what makes it so special and how you use it. Lucama is a unique fruit that only grows in Peru where the desert ends and mountains begin. It has a unique flavor (like butters cotch) and a consistency that works well in various desserts. Do you have any favorite dishes on the menu? I like pescado alo macho (white fish seared and grilled topped with seafood, aji amarillo, with rice, golden fried potato and mango salsa), lomo saltado (beef loin with onions, tomatoes, yellow peppers, cilantro flambe and soy sauce), aji de gallina (shredded chicken with creamy gold-yellow peppers, golden potatoes, black olives, hardboiled eggs and pecans), ceviche mixto, tiradito Nikkei and lomo ala huancaina (beef loin in creamy cheese sauce with aji Amarillo and Peruvian salsa criolla). On those rare days when you are at home, do you cook? If so, whats for dinner? To be honest, I only cook for festivities or special occasions. Otherwise, I like to enjoy a good homemade dinner made by my wife or a good restaurant. What I like to do is to drink my wines, discovering, tasting and creating different ideas. When you go out, what sort of restaurant are you likely to go to? Sushi and steak houses, seafood and unique cuisines. Anything else youd like to share with readers about you, your restaurant or life in general? There is always something more to say, but its enough to say that with what is coming at Incas Pavilion, Naples will have a unique cuisine. o c c a karenFELDMANcuisine@floridaweekly.com Age: 48Restaurants: Incas Kitchen, 11985 Collier Blvd. and Pavilion Shopping Center (opening any day now) and Al Carbon Rotisserie, Radio Road Plaza, 6002 Radio RoadCulinary training: Rancho Santiago College for hospitality management; culinary training at Florida International University; hospitality training with the SheratonPrevious experience: Worked his way up to banquet manager at Sheraton Newport Beach, Calif., then transferred to Bal Harbour Sheraton in Miami; director of food and beverage at the Sonesta Hotel in Coconut Grove and the Hilton Hotel on Marco Island Rafael RottiersVANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY
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OLD NAPLES Dorset Club #103 Lura Jones 23 9.370.5340 premiersir.com/id/214023773 $7 95,000 ROYAL HARBOR Naples Bay Resort #E-203 Ann Marie Shimer 23 9.825.9020 premiersir.com/id/214029702 $6 49,000 OLD NAPLES Olde Naples Seaport #BS-8 Daniel Pregont 23 9.272.8020 premiersir.com/id/214022971 $5 99,000 OLD NAPLES Village Green Jasmine Club #674 Celine Julie Godof 23 9.404.9917 premiersir.com/id/214044290 $320,000 PARK SHORE Regent #PH 2 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.213.7227 premiersir.com/id/214031060 $1 3,900,000 PARK SHORE Regent #4N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.213.7227 premiersir.com/id/213024984 $8 ,500,000 PARK SHORE 334 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 23 9.261.3939 premiersir.com/id/214029943 $5, 950,000 PARK SHORE Provence #PH3 Susan Barton 23 9.860.1412 premiersir.com/id/214045233 $5,500,000 PARK SHORE 320 Neapolitan Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 premiersir.com/id/214015185 $5,150,000 PARK SHORE 308 Neapolitan Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.213.7227 premiersir.com/id/213024991 $4 ,600,000 PARK SHORE 315 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 23 9.261.3939 premiersir.com/id/214055933 $4 ,295,000 PARK SHORE Venetian Villas #600 Tom/Tess McCarthy 23 9.243.5520 premiersir.com/id/CARR090214IHE $2,0 95,000 PARK SHORE Park Plaza #700 Sherree Woods 23 9.877.7770 premiersir.com/id/213506207 $1, 895,000 PARK SHORE 720 Fountainhead Lane Michael G. Lawler 23 9.261.3939 premiersir.com/id/214026454 $1,295,000 PARK SHORE Park Shore Resort #212 Susan Barton 239.860.1412 premiersir.com/id/214042129 $190,000 PELICAN BAY 705 Hollybriar Lane Jane Darling 239 .290.3112 premiersir.com/id/213511542 $2 ,195,000 PELICAN BAY Montenero #308 Frank Pezzuti 23 9.216.2445 premiersir.com/id/214025140 $1,5 75,000 PELICAN BAY Montenero #206 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 2 39.213.7463 premiersir.com/id/214035094 $1, 495,000 PELICAN BAY 571 Gulf Park Drive Richard/Susie Culp 23 9.290.2200 premiersir.com/id/214055628 $9 25,000 PELICAN BAY Marbella #405 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 premiersir.com/id/214056964 $725,000 PELICAN BAY Calais #205 Jane Bond 239.595.9515 premiersir.com/id/214044545 $649,000 PELICAN BAY St. Tropez #602 Gary Blaine 23 9.595.2912 premiersir.com/id/214056245 $6 25,000 PELICAN BAY St. Lucia #205 Ann M. Nunes/Cheryl Turner 23 9.860.0949 premiersir.com/id/214028056 $5 49,000 PELICAN BAY Chateaumere #D-104 Heidi Deen 23 9.370.5388 premiersir.com/id/214033772 $48 5,000 PELICAN BAY Clermont #D-201 Kelly Kent 23 9.250.5480 premiersir.com/id/214030385 $3 95,000 PELICAN MARSH 956 Spanish Moss Trail Lisa Tashjian 23 9.259.7024 premiersir.com/id/214003757 $1,000,000 PELICAN MARSH Seville #321 Roya Nouhi 239.290.9111 premiersir.com/id/214055936 $525,000 ESTATES AT BAY COLONY 1254 Waggle Way Marybeth Brooks 23 9.272.6867 premiersir.com/id/214028817 $4 ,200,000 BAY COLONY Trieste #101 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 2 39.213.7463 premiersir.com/id/213018474 $2 ,995,000 BAY COLONY Toscana #202 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 premiersir.com/id/213506357 $1,225,000 BAY COLONY Mansion La Palma #102 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 premiersir.com/id/214031263 $975,000 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 4260 15th Avenue SW Deb Welch 23 9.293.5294 premiersir.com/id/214025021 $4 ,390,000 ISLES OF CAPRI 8 W Pelican Street Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/id/214041281 $3, 950,000 CLUB ESTATES 4429 Club Estates Drive Lizette Candela 239 .293.2378 premiersir.com/id/214053890 $2,395,000 CLUB ESTATES 4521 Club Estates Drive Lizette Candela 239.293.2378 premiersir.com/id/214053923 $1,920,800 NAPLES 10551 Greenway Road Patrick/Phyllis ODonnell 23 9.250.3360 premiersir.com/id/214027760 $1,5 99,000 NAPLES CAY Baypointe #501 Michael G. Lawler 23 9.261.3939 premiersir.com/id/214015069 $1, 595,000 VINEYARDS 5851 Bromelia Court Julie Rembos 23 9.595.1809 premiersir.com/id/213513887 $1 ,099,000 HAMMOCK BAY Lesina #2101 Roe Tamagni 23 9.398.1222 premiersir.com/id/214016141 $9 99,000 HAMMOCK BAY Lesina #1106 Helga Wetzold 23 9.821.6905 premiersir.com/id/213512359 $899,000 PARK SHORE 4010 Old Trail Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 premiersir.com/id/214057111 $2,750,000 PARK SHORE Provence #1605 Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 premiersir.com/id/KNEE101714IHE $2 ,695,000 premiersothebysrealty.comYou might not know what youre looking for, but now you know where to find it.
VINEYARDS 5910 Hammock Isles Circle Denise Sands 215.327.9930 premiersir.com/id/214056264 $875,000 HAMMOCK BAY Lesina #106 Sherrie Pfeer 239 .734.0539 premiersir.com/id/214043934 $7 99,000 NAPLES BATH TENNIS 1031 Oriole Circle Debbi/Marty McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/id/214035465 $6 99,000 WYNDEMERE 212 Via Napoli Bordner/Hurvitz 2 39.560.2921 premiersir.com/id/213008056 $469 ,000 WYNDEMERE 208 Via Napoli Bordner/Hurvitz 239.560.2921 premiersir.com/id/214039398 $450,000 WATERFRONT IN NAPLES Waterfront In Naples #2174 Frank Pezzuti 23 9.216.2445 premiersir.com/id/213010829 $4 49,900 WYNDEMERE 127 Via Napoli Bordner/Hurvitz 2 39.560.2921 premiersir.com/id/214017881 $4 38,000 HAMMOCK BAY Rialto #202 Vince Colace 23 9.260.3333 premiersir.com/id/214055500 $4 29,900 WATERFRONT IN NAPLES Waterfront In Naples #2206-C Celine Julie Godof 239.404.9917 premiersir.com/id/214053324 $399,000 WYNDEMERE 64 Water Oaks Way Bordner/Hurvitz 2 39.560.2921 premiersir.com/id/214049372 $3 40,000 FOREST GLEN Bishopwood West I #202 Jesse Moreno 23 9.405.0065 premiersir.com/id/214011975 $3 39,900 WINDSTAR Windward Cay #823 ML Meade 23 9.293.4851 premiersir.com/id/214038337 $3 25,000 VERONA WALK 8395 Borboni Court Torry Sigvartsen 23 9.595.5525 premiersir.com/id/214056201 $2 60,000 GLEN EAGLE 877 Marblehead Drive Bobby Long 23 9.776.4650 premiersir.com/id/214052157 $245,000 WYNDEMERE Commons #204B Bordner/Hurvitz 239.560.2921 premiersir.com/id/214053782 $189,000 BRIARWOOD Dover Parc #1303 Bordner/Hurvitz 2 39.560.2921 premiersir.com/id/214017989 $1 63,000 MARCO SHORES Mainsail #1612 Krystal Bernhardt 239 .529.8994 premiersir.com/id/214055605 $14 6,900 GREY OAKS 2956 Bellower Lane Fahada Saad 23 9.659.5145 premiersir.com/id/MOOR092614IHE $8 ,200,000 GREY OAKS 1261 Gordon River Trail Sam Heitman 239 .537.2018 premiersir.com/id/214003197 $7 ,995,000 GREY OAKS 1234 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 23 9.248.7238 premiersir.com/id/214000494 $6,995,000 GREY OAKS 1213 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 premiersir.com/id/214007227 $6,995,000 GREY OAKS 1473 Anhinga Pointe Melissa Williams 23 9.248.7238 premiersir.com/id/209007441 $3, 995,000 GREY OAKS 2809 Tarower Way Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 23 9.659.5113 premiersir.com/id/214055357 $2, 250,000 GREY OAKS 1513 Marsh Wren Lane Daniel Guenther 23 9.357.8121 premiersir.com/id/214029823 $2,185,000 GREY OAKS 1517 Marsh Wren Lane Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 premiersir.com/id/214018524 $1,910,000 MEDITERRA 15923 Roseto Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.213.7227 premiersir.com/id/214047087 $5, 995,000 MEDITERRA 16045 Trebbio Way Tom Gasbarro 23 9.404.4883 premiersir.com/id/212019551 $2 ,195,995 QUAIL CREEK 12997 Coco Plum Lane Jane Bond 23 9.595.9515 premiersir.com/id/213508890 $1,199,000 MERCATO The Strada #7502 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.213.7227 premiersir.com/id/211500266 $1,190,000 THE DUNES Grande Dominica #T-3 Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/id/213513355 $1 ,145,000 TIBURON Ventana #C-305 Sherree Woods 23 9.877.7770 premiersir.com/id/214056773 $9 75,000 MERCATO The Strada #5508 Susan Gardner 239 .438.2846 premiersir.com/id/214050705 $8 59,000 WILSHIRE LAKES 3937 Deep Passage Way Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/id/214050732 $6 49,000 OLDE CYPRESS 2893 Lone Pine Lane Lynn Applebaum 23 9.776.5055 premiersir.com/id/214055671 $619,000 DELASOL 16112 Parque Lane Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 premiersir.com/id/214047607 $595,000 SATURNIA LAKES 1874 Ivory Cane Point Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 23 9.216.1980 premiersir.com/id/214022353 $5 79,900 QUAIL CREEK VILLAGE 10378 Quail Crown Drive Erik David Barber 32 3.513.6391 premiersir.com/id/213512056 $5 39,000 BAY FOREST Naples Walk #2704 Dina L. Moon 23 9.370.1252 premiersir.com/id/214042660 $4 90,000 ISLAND WALK 3924 Valentia Way Jon Peter Vollmer 23 9.250.9414 premiersir.com/id/214056421 $4 78,000 OLDE CYPRESS 3094 Santorini Court Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 23 9.287.7921 premiersir.com/id/213511624 $399,900 THE MOORINGS 614 Bow Line Drive Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/id/214056508 $2,495,000 MARCO ISLAND 440 Heathwood Drive South Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/id/214011766 $1 ,650,000 premiersothebysrealty.comWe proudly present a selection of our residences along Floridas Gulf Coast.
CALUSA BAY Calusa Bay South #103 Sharon Kaltenborn 239.248.1964 premiersir.com/id/214055800 $280,000 THE ORCHARDS 7810 Gardner Drive Helen Baker 23 9.580.9522 premiersir.com/id/214055520 $2 49,900 HERITAGE BAY Heritage Bay #2125 Mira Rochford 23 9.287.2929 premiersir.com/id/214051217 $17 4,900 VANDERBILT BEACH 434 Conners Avenue V.K. Melhado 23 9.216.6400 premiersir.com/id/214053285 $2 ,398,900 VANDERBILT BEACH Vanderbilt Yacht Racquet #201 Jon Peter Vollmer 23 9.250.9414 premiersir.com/id/214050512 $6 79,000 VANDERBILT BEACH Vanderbilt Yacht Racquet #1104 Vanya Demireva 23 9.565.0550 premiersir.com/id/214046574 $649,000 BEACHWALK Beachwalk Villas #10 Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 premiersir.com/id/214043891 $429,000 MARCO ISLAND 820 South Bareld Drive Paul Strong 23 9.404.3280 premiersir.com/id/214055880 $8,5 95,000 MARCO ISLAND 795 Waterside Drive Michelle Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/214056883 $4 ,725,000 MARCO ISLAND 831 Inlet Drive Roe Tamagni 23 9.398.1222 premiersir.com/id/214006016 $2,500,000 MARCO ISLAND 631 Inlet Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 premiersir.com/id/213513909 $2,000,000 MARCO ISLAND 111 East Avenue Vince Colace 23 9.260.3333 premiersir.com/id/214015891 $2 ,000,000 MARCO ISLAND Belize #1104 Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.821.9545 premiersir.com/id/212039528 $1 ,949,000 MARCO ISLAND 1891 Honduras Avenue Michelle Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/214057065 $1,875,000 MARCO ISLAND Dunnfoire #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/214027945 $1,685,000 MARCO ISLAND 1221 Stone Court Cynthia Corogin 23 9.393.6747 premiersir.com/id/212026671 $1, 349,500 MARCO ISLAND 381 Red Bay Lane Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.1133 premiersir.com/id/214014596 $1 ,335,000 MARCO ISLAND 616 Waterside Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.1133 premiersir.com/id/211524107 $1 ,250,000 MARCO ISLAND Sandpiper #1702 Cynthia Corogin 23 9.393.6747 premiersir.com/id/214015209 $1 ,250,000 MARCO ISLAND Royal Marco Point I #610 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.1133 premiersir.com/id/214056257 $1,090,000 MARCO ISLAND 988 Hunt Court Vince Colace 239.260.3333 premiersir.com/id/214055970 $977,700 MARCO ISLAND Monterrey #1105 Vince Colace 23 9.260.3333 premiersir.com/id/214014603 $9 00,000 MARCO ISLAND 374 Red Bay Lane Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.1133 premiersir.com/id/214012514 $8 89,000 MARCO ISLAND 1901 Kirk Terrace Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.821.9545 premiersir.com/id/213005335 $7 95,000 MARCO ISLAND 70 Heathwood Drive South Michelle Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/214047296 $6 78,000 MARCO ISLAND Marco Inn Villas #C-14 Paul Strong 23 9.404.3280 premiersir.com/id/214049406 $129,000 MARCO ISLAND Seabreeze #R-2 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 premiersir.com/id/214057312 $123,500 FIDDLERS CREEK 9314 Chiasso Cove Court Michelle Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/213015935 $1 ,275,000 FIDDLERS CREEK 8532 Bellagio Drive Michelle Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/214056571 $1, 195,000 FIDDLERS CREEK 8504 Bellagio Drive Michelle Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/213510912 $8 75,000 FIDDLERS CREEK 3299 Hyacinth Drive Michelle Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/214057092 $817 ,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Menaggio #202 Michelle Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/214025564 $550,000 FIDDLERS CREEK 8948 Cherry Oaks Trail ML Meade 239.293.4851 premiersir.com/id/213513130 $549,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Montreux #104 ML Meade 23 9.293.4851 premiersir.com/id/213505258 $4 49,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Cascada #202 ML Meade 23 9.293.4851 premiersir.com/id/214008317 $4 49,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Marengo #204 Lura Jones 23 9.370.5340 premiersir.com/id/214054221 $449,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Laguna #204 ML Meade 239.293.4851 premiersir.com/id/214016240 $349,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Varenna #102 Michelle Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/214021168 $3 45,000 FIDDLERS CREEK 3794 Cotton Green Path Drive Lura Jones 23 9.370.5340 premiersir.com/id/214017217 $3 43,000 FIDDLERS CREEK 3793 Cotton Green Path Drive Michelle Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/id/214057325 $3 22,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Deer Crossing #102 ML Meade 23 9.293.4851 premiersir.com/id/DAVI050814IHE $3 09,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Whisper Trace #G203 Deb Welch 23 9.293.5294 premiersir.com/id/214024981 $159,000 THE DUNES Grande Dominica #1104 Lisa Tashjian 23 9.259.7024 premiersir.com/id/214055856 $1, 295,000 WWW.RENTNAPLES.COM Explore our collection of properties available for weekly, seasonal and long-term accommodations. 239.262.4242 Like.@PremierSIR Tweet.@PremierSIR Pin.@PremierSIRWatch.@SothebysRealty premiersothebysrealty.com