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OPINION A4 BEHIND THE WHEEL A13 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A17 PETS OF THE WEEK A24 BUSINESS MEETINGS A27 OPEN HOUSE MAP B15 WRITING CHALLENGE C5 ANTIQUES C10 FILM REVIEW C17 CLUB NOTES C20 SOCIETY C21-23 CUISINE NEWS C24-27 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017Vol. IX, No. 41 FREE INSIDE BYTHE NUMBERS Opioid-related Opioid-related overdoses and overdoses and deaths on a steep deaths on a steep incline. A9 Deaths in U.S. Deaths in U.S. from drug overdose from drug overdose since 2000. since 2000. Deaths in U.S. Deaths in U.S. from overdoses from overdoses involving opioids. involving opioids. Q&A about opioids and why they are addicting millions. A11 BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ The drug epidemic is hitting SWFL hard N SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, AN ALREADY EPIN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, AN ALREADY EPIdemic trend in opioid drug overdemic trend in opioid drug overdoses and deaths is getting worse as a doses and deaths is getting worse as a toxic mix of heroin and fentanyl tears toxic mix of heroin and fentanyl tears through the state and the U.S.. through the state and the U.S.. Four Lee County hospitals run by Four Lee County hospitals run by Lee Health reported a record wave of Lee Health reported a record wave of 607 opioid overdoses from October 2016 607 opioid overdoses from October 2016 to April 2017, a seven-month period that to April 2017, a seven-month period that surpassed the already-growing number surpassed the already-growing number of overdoses in each of the previous four of overdoses in each of the previous four years. years. Four of those 607 patients died, a relaFour of those 607 patients died, a relatively low mortality rate reflecting the tively low mortality rate reflecting the success of an antidote, naloxone (brand mission reports indicate a steep rise in overdose deaths, but lag behind throughSEE OPIOID DEATH, A8 incline. inclin e. incline. A9 A9 Q& Q& Q Q& Q& & A A A A ab ab ab ab b ou ou ou u ou t t t t t op op op op io io io o id id id d s s s s s an an an an a d d d d wh wh wh y y y y th th th h ey ey ey e a a a a re re re re a a a a dd dd dd d dd ic ic ic ic ti ti ti ti i ng ng ng n n mi mi m mi ll ll ll l io io io o ns ns ns s ns n . A1 A1 A1 A1 A 1 1 1 1 mission reports indicate a steep rise in mission reports indicate a steep rise in overdose deaths, but lag behind through overdose deaths, but lag behind through SE E O PI O ID DEATH A 8 PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY; INSET PHOTO: EAST LIVERPOOL POLICE FACEBOOK PHOTO Salute to vetsAssuage Spa hosts benefit for veterans (A31), and more Business news and photos. A26-31 Soul matesMusic and poetry meet up for an evening in Naples. C1 House HuntingLiving large in Quail West for $1,565,000. B1 Double hitterTimeless eatery, La Comar bakery opening soon, side-by-side. C24 Senior lifetime parks pass to jump from $10 to $80Time is running out on one of the best travel deals around for seniors: On Aug. 28, the cost of a lifetime pass to U.S. national parks for those 62 and older will jump from $10 to $80. For Collier County residents, the closest places to purchase the pass are: Big Cypress National Preserve, Ochopee Everglades National Park, Homestead J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuge on Big Pine Key Biscayne National Park, Homestead Passes also can be purchased through the mail, though applications must be postmarked by Aug. 27 to secure the $10 price. And for an additional service fee of $10, passes can be purchased online at www.nps. gov/planyourvisit/passes. The pass called the America the Beautiful: The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass can be used for entry to more than 2,000 sites, monuments and parks across the country that are managed by the National Park Service. Those who purchase the passes before Aug. 27 will never have to pay an additional fee to visit any of the national parks, according to the NPS. The park service has offered the lifetime senior pass for $10 since 1994. It covers SEE PASS, A20 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________


A2 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY EXPLORE DESIGNER FURNISHINGS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NAPLES SHOWROOM 7200 TRAIL BOULEVARD239.598.3330STORES IN FT. MYERS, PINELLAS PARK, SARASOTA & TARPON INQUIRE ABOUT COMPLIMENTARY IN-HOME DESIGN SERVICES COMMENTARYHarvard LawHarvard Law School is perhaps the most prestigious law school in the nation. Quote-unquote. Thats the first sentence of a frontpage opinion in The Harvard Law Record. The words represent a mantra frequently repeated by those who care about money, status, power, and influence in law, business, higher education and government: Harvard is the best, they say. Yale, Princeton and Columbia are pretty good, too, along with a couple of others. The law schools current role is to produce the premiere legal guardians of international corporate control and state power, the writer adds apparently people like Anthony Scaramucci, Harvard Law 9, the ousted White House communications chief who stepped out of a highprofile career as an investment banker and hedge fund manager to take the job. With an endowment of $1.7 billion, Harvard Law has been compensated handsomely for its role defending corporate capitalism; indeed considered as part of Harvard Universitys sprawling $36.4 billion endowment empire, it might be seen more as a giant hedge fund masquerading as a teaching institution rather than the reverse. The institution socializes its student body to choose big law over the public interest through crushing student debt loads, courses that focus almost exclusively on the legal problems of the wealthy, and its attachment to elite foundations and projects. Getting a Harvard Law grad in your boardroom or government chambers these days, it seems, is like getting the gunfighter Jack Wilson (Shane) or the Sith fighter Darth Maul (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace) to help you put down wannabes, the little guys and do-gooders. Theres only one problem with that approach to success for the nations most prestigious law school: Its unethical and immoral. Since words are actions especially words in government that amount to far more than New York style, as some are falsely calling it Mr. Scaramucci has shown himself to be an unethical blowhard in both word and deed, in spite of his Harvard pedigree. What I want to do is, I want to f---ing kill all the leakers and I want to get the Presidents agenda on track so we can succeed for the American people, he told a reporter last week, adding some other more vulgar comments. Only one conclusion can be drawn from that statement: Harvard Law, along with Western Civilization, the basic goodness of the American people, public schools and Mr. and Mrs. Scaramucci of Long Island (where little Tony grew up) all appear to have failed the man. Especially if such a raging outburst is any indication of the best we can do and the brightest we can produce. Curious about the vitamins he failed to get in his Ivy League cereal, I called the Harvard Law School and asked if they require students to study ethics. Youve heard of ethics, perhaps: the moral principles requiring even-handed fairness in professional behavior; equal treatment of all under the law; equal opportunities for everybody; and defense of the weak, the poor, the young, the sick and the old, just to start with. We have a requirement that students take courses in professional responsibility, replied Michelle Deakin, managing director of media relations and public information at Harvard Law School. But to explain it and provide background, Ms. Deakin said, she would have to go off the record. Why? Because I dont want it to be about me, she said. Some spokeswoman. She wouldnt speak, but she emailed a link or two. Harvard Law students, apparently, can pick up ethics by taking courses in which doing the right thing is embedded in the subject matter. Among others theres a government lawyer course listed in the online catalogue that covers the ethics requirement: Students intern for part of a semester in Washington, D.C., probably with real government lawyers and ethicists like Anthony Scaramucci. Since Harvards spokeswoman wouldnt speak about ethics, I called the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida in Gainesville with the same question. The school is rated at 41 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, but second in tax law and ninth in environmental law. There, I found sunshine. Amy Mashburn, the associate dean for Academic Affairs and a professor, told me students at all accredited law schools (about 200 in the country) have to pass an ethics course in professional responsibility, as its called. And they take a specialized bar exam solely devoted to legal ethics rules that 40-some states have based their licensure on. Students here are also required to take an Introduction to Lawyering with an ethical component. It wasnt always that way. This is a result of Watergate, Professor Mashburn explained. The country was mortified because there was a lawyer under every rock in that scandal. So yes, Mr. Scaramucci had to take some kind of course that mentioned ethics at Harvard Law School. The public will say, Arent lawyers supposed to behave better? Professor Mashburn said. And what I say is, we emphasize professionalism at every turn. Unethical behavior does not come from ignorance. The rules are designed to insure that no lawyers could claim they were ignorant of their professional responsibilities. Or of the ideals of their profession. One of Mr. Scaramuccis classmates, Richard Kahlenberg, characterized him this way in a Washington Monthly recollection: a big personality an exuberant figure who proposed to his girlfriend on a Times Square bulletin board. At Harvard Mr. Scaramucci never even considered public interest law as many students did, however briefly, he added. Like the president whom Scaramucci would go on to serve, getting rich was the goal and winning was everything. s a p b d J roger


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comReporters & ColumnistsEric Bretan, Karen Feldman Jerry Greenfield, Bob Harden Dan Hudak, Myles Kornblatt Lindsey Nesmith, Drew Sterwald Nancy Stetson, Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren, Tim Gibbons Bernadette La Paglia Vandy Major, Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond, Ivan Seligman Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Alisa Bowman Paul Heinrich Hannah Kruse Meg Roloff Scott Sleeper Circulation ManagerMaggie Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg aschonberg@floridaweekly.comDrew McAuleyandrew.mcauley@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2017 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state OPINIONSimple justiceTo hear some people tell it, the Confederacy of the Old South was not about preserving state-sanctioned slavery; nor is the Confederate battle flag a 21st-century symbol of hate. The people making these denials go to great lengths to avoid owning up to historical fact, and they sanitize history and heritage so they will not have to. This is Southern heritage cleansed of its sins. It is accurate only insofar as it admits human tragedy on an unprecedented scale, omitting the legacy of damage and injustice done to millions of blacks. Anyone who challenges the myth-making stir a rebels resolve to justify a terrible wrong as a noble right. But a tidal shift occurred after the South Carolina State Legislature ordered the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds in Columbia. It was a sober act of modest contrition in response to the mass murder in 2015 of nine African-American worshipers attending an evening Bible study in downtown Charleston. The trial of the murderer left no doubt as to why the Confederate battle flag featured prominently in his crime. It was the symbol of his own and others racial hatred. South Carolina state legislators publicly acknowledged this fact when the flag was removed from state-sanctioned display on government grounds. Of course, the backlash was immediate. The Ku Klux Klan organized a march of white supremacists in protest and then a heritage, not haters rollback began, defending the flags display and to deter communities from re-visiting the placement in public places of memorials eulogizing the Confederate cause. But Americans werent deterred. They were moved to action by the consequence of sustaining a false narrative injurious in its extremes. Relics of the Confederacy are everywhere, in the halls of government, on public squares, emblazoned on public buildings, flying aloft and etched in stone. They are honorifics hidden in plain sight, memorials that evince, in these times, a welling contradiction between the more perfect union the Civil War fought to preserve and a vision of America had the South won the war and slavery survived intact. None has addressed this issue more bluntly than the mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu. Last May he made a public speech defending the removal of the last of four Confederate monuments in the city. He was plain-spoken about the historical heart of the matter. Said Landrieu, It is self-evident that these men did not fight for the United States of America. They fought against it. They may have been warriors, but in this cause, they were not patriots. The Civil War is over, and the Confederacy lost and we are better for it. Surely, we are far enough removed from this dark time to acknowledge that the cause of the Confederacy was wrong. Florida lawmakers have proven less sanguine about the need to move on. But there is hope. Following the Charleston massacre, the Florida Legislature agreed it was time to remove Confederate Gen. Edmond Kirby Smith from the U.S. Capitols Statuary Hall, one of two Florida honorees. (Dr. John Gorrie, the father of air conditioning, is the other.) Smiths likeness has been in Statuary Hall since 1922. His claim to fame? He was in Florida when he surrendered his saber and the last military force of the Confederacy in 1865. Though a Floridan by birth, his connections to Florida are otherwise unremarkable. A lengthy process ensued to replace Smith. Nominees were invited statewide. After winnowing the suggestions, three candidates emerged: Marjorie Stoneman Douglas, author of The Everglades: River of Grass and mother of the Everglades National Park; Mary McLeod Bethune, one of 17 children, daughter of former slaves, nationally known author, educator and civil rights activist and founder of Bethune-Cookman University; and George Washington Jenkins Jr., founder of the Publix grocery chain. In April, the Florida Senate passed a resolution to replace Smith with Bethune. The House resisted the Senates lead, proposing Douglas. Then a third possibility arose, blocking the bill and derailing the entire process. State Rep. Scott Plakon, the House committee chair, complained the process was flawed. But really, Plakon favored Walt Disney. His discontent brought legislation to a standstill and won Gen. Smith a reprieve from removal for another year. In reply, Randolph Bracy Jr., a guest columnist for the Orlando Sentinel wrote, Even as the Florida Legislature tries to address the states sordid history and mistreatment of African-Americans since the Civil War, some members of the Florida House of Representatives continue to drag their feet. Put Bethune in the statuary in Washington now, and stop fighting the Civil War over again. The postscript to his commentary added, Bethune would be the first person and woman of color from the 50 states voted to such an honor noting a special act of Congress inducted Rosa Parks in the Hall in 2005. That no woman of color has been honored by a state is a disgrace in and of itself. Mr. Bracy is right. The time is now for simple justice. Leslie Lilly writes frequently on issues of politics, public policy and philanthropy, earning national recognition for her leadership in the charitable sector. Email her at llilly@floridaweekly. com and read past blog posts on Tumblr at the Civil War no moreCan we finally put the Civil War to rest? The shooting is long over, the issues long decided. Yet fueled by atavistic vestiges, we now have controversy about the removal of Confederate public monuments and related emblems. From West Palm Beach to New Orleans, Alabama to South Carolina, neo-Confederates are fighting to prolong a discredited spirit of exclusionary regression, as forces for inclusionary progress strive to surmount it. This erupted after the 2015 massacre at an African-American church in Charleston, committed by a racist who embraced the Confederate flag. In a welcome reaction, that flag was lowered from South Carolinas statehouse grounds.The movement has spread. The Confederate flag came down from Alabamas state capitol. A Jefferson Davis statue was removed in New Orleans. And in West Palm Beach, the question has been whether to evict a privately owned similar statue from the city-owned Woodlawn Cemetery.While Confederate features on private property can be just as displeasing, they are free speech and dont suggest general acceptance. Also outside this debate should be objective historical markers. We must differentiate between respecting all who served in the Civil War and why the South fought. We can honor Southern soldiers as fellow human beings without honoring their cause of subjugating other human beings. An army battling for states rights to maintain slavery is nothing to celebrate. Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg praised these honored dead and the brave men, living and dead, who struggled here without limiting his tribute to Union soldiers. He wisely wanted post-war reconciliation but never legitimized an insurrection which the Constitution calls treason and neither should we. Even after 152 years, publicly sanctioned Confederate landmarks imply that secession was justified; its impetus, perpetuating slavery, was defensible; and the offense to African-Americans and all others who abhor racial prejudice is inconsequential. Avoiding those implications is not an attempt to erase history. Its an intellectually honest and morally imperative effort to put that dark chapter of history into perspective. Confederate memorabilia belong in places of study, where we can learn from that conflict while not glorifying the root cause. Its amazing that we still argue over this, but as William Faulkner noted: The past is never dead. Its not even past. For some people, thats true. Yet our country cant live in the past especially one corrupted by bigotry and public institutions should not encourage people to wallow in it. Lets outgrow misplaced romanticism. In our multi-racial country, no group should be denigrated explicitly or implicitly by a government that whitewashes past persecutions. Die-hard secessionists, white supremacists and their kind are a minority even if they imagine they have a friend in our divisive president. But despite any far-right backlash, the growing pressure to shun Confederate artifacts proves our progress. This wouldnt have happened generations ago. Our sculptures, flags and other symbols show what we Americans cherish the memories we value and the identity we prize. They should reflect the best of our past and hopes for the future. Reminders of slaverys supporters do not do that. Its time for public monuments and other hallmarks to stop saluting the defenders of a shameful practice. Its time that all our objects of honor, from flags to statues, declare that amid our diversity we are one people. Roger Buckwalter is a retired editorial page editor of The Jupiter Courier. t a w p b T p a e s i w S roger BUCKWALTERSpecial to Florida Weekly


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With a call to 911 and giving handsonly CPR, we all can be equipped to double or triple a persons chance of survival. Training courses developed and scientifically endorsed by the AHA are for every level of learner from lay rescuers to those trained to work in hospitals and intensive care units. Cardiac arrest happens when there is an electrical problem with the heart that causes irregular heartbeats. The victim will become unresponsive and stop breathing. Because the hearts pumping action is broken, the blood flow to the brain, lungs, and other organs is jeopardized and death will occur within minutes if treatment is not received. Heart attack happens when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked. This blockage may be caused by fatty deposit build-up in the heart vessels or arteries. The victim may have a wide range of symptoms including discomfort in the chest or other parts of the upper body, shortness of breath, cold sweats, and/or nausea/vomiting. Symptoms may start slow and then last for hours, days, or weeks before the heart attack happens. Men and women can have very different symptoms so it is important to address them right away. To address cardiac incidents occurring outside of the hospital, knowing the chain of survival is key. Recognition of cardiac arrest or heart attack and quick activation of the emergency response system, 911, is the first step in the chain and key to survival. Early cardiopulmonary resuscitation with an emphasis on chest compressions is the second step. Compressions should be delivered quickly with the victim laying on a hard surface, away from surrounding dangers. Rapid defibrillation, if available, using an automated external defibrillator device is the third step. This is an electrical stimulation of the heart muscle to get the heart beating at a normal rate. In recent years, these devices have been mandated for parks, arenas, schools, and other venues that draw large crowds. The last step is advanced life support and post-cardiac arrest care. This happens during the transport of the victim by emergency medical technicians/paramedics to the hospital where a team of physicians, nurses, respiratory care and cardiovascular technology professionals will take over the care. The FSW School of Health Professions is an approved training site for AHA life-saving courses. They are the exclusive training site for Lee Health Systems professional physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, cardiovascular technicians, and radiologic technologists. Additionally, FSW offers training for students entering the health professions. The business of saving lives is constantly proving to be an amazing return on investment. Witnessing a cardiac arrest is a frightening experience, so our goal is to give students the confidence they need to jump in and begin CPR. The FSW AHA instructors are skilled EMS professionals with a passion for their work in both the field and the classroom. Teaching 500 Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support students and healthcare workers each month gives them plenty of practice. Several of our students have proudly shared their heroic stories of real-life resuscitation experienced after taking our courses. While working at Starbucks, a man collapsed into cardiac arrest. The barista (FSW radiologic technology student) came around the counter and instantly began high-quality CPR until the ambulance arrived, saving the mans life. Another FSW AHA student successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver on a choking colleague. Recently, a Lee Health nurse recounted a dramatic save of a 2-year-old child drowning victim. There was a commotion when the child was pulled from the bottom of the pool. She ran toward them and immediately started CPR. She was transferred to the hospital and discharged the next day. It was beautiful, and she credits the PALS class that she took at FSW. Learn CPR. 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A8 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYthe first half of 2016, so its hard to know for sure. But addiction treatment specialists, law enforcement officials and anti-drug advocates in Lee, Charlotte and Collier counties say the problem with opioids a class of drugs that includes heroin as well as commonly prescribed painkillers that include fentanyl, oxycodone, hydrocodone and many others continues to grow. The recent spike in overdoses in Southwest Florida is due to drug dealers who have been more frequently cutting heroin with the much stronger yet cheaper fentanyl, doctors and law enforcement officials said. Fentanyl is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, so micro amounts can kill, wrote Dr. Aaron Wohl, a physician in Lee Healths Department of Emergency Medicine, who has been on the front lines of treating overdose patients. Even with declining prices, heroin costs about $65,000 per kilogram wholesale, whereas illicit fentanyl is available at roughly $3,500 per kilogram. Drug dealers thus face strong incentives to mix fentanyl with heroin and other street drugs. Those other drugs include cocaine, as well as counterfeit brand-name pills such as OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin and Xanax. Across the United States, drug overdose deaths have killed more than half a million people since 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says, with more than six in 10 deaths involving an opioid. In 2015, about 91 people per day died of an opioid overdose in the U.S., with the highest rates of death in West Virginia and New Hampshire. In Florida in recent years, Palm Beach County has become the epicenter of the crisis, with 296 deaths caused by heroin, morphine and fentanyl in 2015, a more than 500 percent increase from 2012. Experts believe deaths attributed to morphine are in many cases heroin since morphine isnt prescribed at a high enough rate to be the cause, and heroin is metabolized to morphine in the body. Deaths due to those three drugs have spiked across Charlotte, Collier, and especially Lee County during that time as well. Opioids are the drug of choice for almost eight in 10 people admitted in 2016 and 2017 to SalusCare, a Fort Myers-based nonprofit detox and behavioral health treatment center with seven locations. And most are shooting up heroin, said Janet Michael, acute care nurse manager for SalusCares detox facility. Thats opposed to 2012, when oxycodone pills were the most common way to take opioids among patients. Pretty much what happened is they did shut down the prescription medication (with Floridas legal system targeting doctors who over-prescribed it) but it changed the drug of choice, she said. We started seeing a lot of Dilaudid use at that time. I know you can see when you talk to the hospitals and other providers right now, IV heroin is just epidemic, thats what were seeing now. And weve been seeing it for a couple years. Ms. Michael read from her survey of patients admitted on July 21, a typical day, she said: out of 29 people admitted so far that day, 23 primarily used opioids and 18 of those were shooting heroin. Ones drug of choice was methadone, two Dilaudid, and two oxycodone. She added that patients were usually not using just one drug. In addition to the drug of choice, she read from the list of drugs used by admitted patients. One was heroin and cocaine, another heroin and Xanax, another heroin, cocaine and alcohol. Ms. Michael said many patients tend to be fairly young. Theyre in their 20s to early, mid-30s. There was also a pregnant woman that day who was detoxing, Ms. Michael said, before hopefully completing SalusCares 28-day rehab program. Her child would also likely need to be treated for neonatal abstinence syndrome. Thats not unusual for us, she said. We get them in occasionally. There were more people asking to be admitted that day than there were beds available, room enough for 31 people. I could probably fill these beds twice today, she said. Those who did not get a bed were referred to other treatment facilities in Southwest Florida, such as Charlotte Behavioral Health Care or David Lawrence Center. Kari-Anne Spiller, a 31-year-old who is nearing seven years clean, has also seen the effects of this emergency first hand. Ms. Spiller runs The Surrender House Recovery Residence, a group of seven transitional sober-living houses in Lee County, where she said opioids are the drug of choice for eight in 10 residents. We want to shed light that there is hope, she said. That may come partly from outside efforts to stem the crisis. Florida Gov. Rick Scott in May declared the opioid epidemic a Public Health Emergency, bringing in $54.3 million in federal funding over two years for prevention, treatment and recovery services, and adding harsher prison sentences for people in possession of four grams or more of fentanyl. Other efforts include educating communities on the addictive and deadly potential of opioids and how people can get help; a combination of medicine and behavioral therapy to treat addicts; and the use of naloxone (brand name Narcan), an injection or nasal spray that has been used with a high level of success, saving thousands of lives by shutting down the effects of opioids in someone who is overdosing. But Ms. Spiller and others point out that focusing on specific drugs is only scratching at the surface of a problem that begins with addiction. Any long-term success in overcoming it, nearly any addict in recovery will tell you, is a process that must come first from themselves, a personal realization and commitment to breaking down the scaffolding that supports destructive drug use and replacing it with a different support system, a new normal, a full life. Boy, that bliss, said Brenda Iliff, executive director of Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, a nonprofit drug treatment center in Naples and a recovered addict, describing what drugs can provide. That spiritual bliss, whatever, its pretty highly addictive and so part of recovery is learning other ways to get that calm. It also helps to put addiction in the proper context, as a medical condition for which patients can take responsibility like they might for heart disease or diabetes. We know without question now addiction is a disease of the brain, said Steven Hill, director of residential programs at SalusCare. Twenty years ago addiction was a disease of character. For Ms. Spiller, her addiction troubles started in high school with pills such as Xanax, and escalated to drugs such as cocaine, opioid pills and heroin in college to alleviate the pressures to perform on the basketball court and as a student on track for medical school. Eventually she found herself in and out of jail and detox, and finally homeless. It was all her experiences weighing on her that finally led her to get clean for the long term. And just knowing thats not what I was made to be, she said. Then years of repetition just broke my spirit and it wasnt until that breaking point that I began to change. It had to come from within. She left Miami to get away from the social snares of drug addiction, and got treatment in Southwest Florida with the support of 12-step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Cocaine Anony-OPIOID DEATHFrom page 1 EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYIn Cape Coral, Surrender House residence manager Eileen Kappenman, director Kari-Anne Spiller and counselor Adriana Franceschin i. COURTESY PHOTOSSalusCare, above, and David Lawrence Center are two treatment facilities that have seen a rise in opioid overdoses and addictions. ILIFF SEE OPIOID DEATH, A9 Were obviously aware of this problem and were aggressively addressing it on a daily basis. With new pharmaceutical diversion tactics in place prohibiting the use of pill forms of opioids, street users are turning back to heroin and other street-sold opioids. Unfortunately, heroin is being cut with various levels of fentanyl and carfentanil, which are leading to several overdose deaths. We continue to target anyone suspected of selling all narcotics and have recently made several arrests related to heroin sales. Lee County Sheriffs Office


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NEWS A9 Collier County FloridaOpioid-related deathsLee County Charlotte County Palm Beach CountyDeaths due to heroin and fentanyl rose steeply in Florida from 2013 through the first half of 2016 in the latest records available. State reports also show a rise in deaths caused by morphine. Morphine is metabolized from heroin in the body, leading experts to believe most of those deaths to be heroin-related. Many people who first became addicted to opioid-based prescription medication later switched to heroin for the similar high and cheaper cost. Around 2010 Floridas law enforcement and legal system shut down many of the states pill mills, which supplied much of the prescription drugs one of the deadliest is oxycodone, which was found to have caused 1,516 deaths in 2010.2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 20092010201120122013201420152009201020112012201320142015200920102011201220132014201520092010201120122013201420158 1,185 895 733 705 565 302 122 95 0 400 800 1,200 1,600 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 0 10 20 30 40 50 0 3 6 9 12 15 0 50 100 150 200 Oxycodone Fentanyl Morphine Heroin 1,516201039 0 7 1 31 11 21 7 13 14 4 37 45 19 12 1 0 1 3 2 5 7 7 6 0 0 6 27 14 130 158 48 90 47SOURCE: FLORIDA MEDICAL EXAMINERS COMMISSION REPORTS, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA FROST mous that she said gave her a foundation and some tools to lead a newly sober life. For addicts struggling with opioid addiction in Southwest Florida, getting help is more than ever a matter of life and death because of the potency of the drugs that are available. Many arent aware if a bag of heroin, cocaine or even pills, which could be a genuine prescription or counterfeits, is cut with a dose of too much fentanyl. Law enforcement has found that street drugs have also more recently been mixed with an even more potent version of fentanyl called carfentanil, commonly used as a tranquilizer for large animals such as elephants, making potential overdoses even more likely. SWFL spike in overdosesOfficial drug-death reports from the Florida Medical Examiners Commission show deaths due to heroin and fentanyl rising steeply in Southwest Florida from 2013 through the first half of 2016. Although only one drug is listed as the official cause of death, nearly all those who died had multiple drugs in their systems that could have been a contributing factor, such as alcohol, cocaine, and benzodiazepines like Xanax. More recent figures from Lee Healths four Lee County hospitals show that opioid-related overdoses have increased at a faster rate during each fiscal year since 2013, which begins on Oct. 1. The 607 overdoses in the first seven months of fiscal 2017, October through April, far surpassed previous years. In all, from October 2013 to April 2017, the four hospitals treated 1,765 opioid overdoses. Twenty resulted in death. For the others, they received a life-saving dose of naloxone (Narcan), which reverses the effects of opioids and can be administered as a nasal spray or a shot. The drug is available without a prescription at CVS for $110. David Lawrence Center in Naples offers free vouchers for Narcan nasal spray for loved ones or caregivers of people who are at risk of an overdose by taking a training session on how to use it. People who overdosed on opioids at Lee hospitals were mostly white (96 percent), with a smaller number black (3 percent), Asian, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or unknown. U.S. Census figures show that Lee Countys population is 87 percent white, 20.5 percent Hispanic or Latino, 9 percent black, 1.7 percent Asian, and .1 percent Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. Fifty-eight percent of those who over-What is an opioid?Opioids are a class of drugs that include prescription medication used as painkillers such as oxycodone (OxyContin), hydrocodone (Vicodin), morphine, codeine, fentanyl and others, as well as illicit drugs including heroin. Although they vary widely in strength depending on the drug or mixture of drugs and how they are taken, opioids have similar chemical structures and work in the same way in the body and brain, binding with nerve receptors to relieve pain and also produce a sense of well-being and euphoria. Q&A with Dr. Aaron Wohl Lee Health, Department of Emergency MedicineAn emergency room physician, Dr. Wohl has for years treated patients overdosing from opioids and seen the epidemic first-hand. He answered questions via email in which he discussed the effects of opioids and overdoses at Lee County hospitals and the larger epidemic, and offered some solutions to the problem. Q: Opioid-related overdoses have steadily increased but the jump in overdoses from October 2016 to April 2017 was especially dramatic. What do you attribute that to and do you expect that to continue to rise? A: The answer is simple, fentanyl has been more frequently added to heroin to increase its potency and make a cheaper product. Recent literature states that early in 2015, heroin began to be cut with synthetic fentanyl. The high potency of synthetic fentanyl in the heroin supply as well as in counterfeit pills of OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, and even Xanax, has contributed to more fatal and frequent overdose. Fentanyl is 50-100 times more potent than morphine and so micro amounts can kill. It can rapidly suppress respiration and cause death more quickly than do other opioids. Even with declining prices, heroin costs about $65,000 per kilogram wholesale, whereas illicit fentanyl is available at roughly $3,500 per kilogram. Drug dealers thus face strong incentives to mix fentanyl with heroin and other street drugs. Adding fentanyl to heroin and other street products significantly reduces market prices of illicit opioids while dramatically increasing risk. As fentanyl found its way in to the Southwest Florida heroin supply, and the counterfeit supply of pills, there were more serious dosing errors by the dealers and/or the counterfeiters. Many people who overdose from fentanyl were unaware that they were using the drug. Thus the addict community is not tolerant to dosages of heroin (with fentanyl added) that they had previously been using. Many overdose victims expressed incredulity to the small amount of product they had overdosed on. In early 2017 at least five patients told me that they crashed their car right after they obtained their drug from the dealer because they snorted a small amount while driving. This shows how potent the fentanyl content can be. Normally they would inject a certain known amount (injecting is much more potent than snorting), but now a small bump of product snorted caused them to lose consciousness and crash the car on the way home from their dealers. Q: Will this trend continue? A: Its difficult to say, but many are concerned it will. We are using higher doses of naloxone in the hospital to revive patients and take home naloxone kits will need to meet higher dosages when fentanyl is present. There are some other harm reduction strategies in the community which involves increased access to naloxone, encouraging users not to use alone, and teaching them how to respond if they encounter a likely fentanyl overdose. Anecdotally, I feel as some of the overdose severity might level off a bit as there appears to be a learning curve of sorts with opioid abusers and dealers as to the potency of fentanyl mixed in with the other illicit products. I feel like word is spreading and the users have educated themselves to test the product with much more caution. So possibly overdoses could decline slightly because of increased awareness of fentanyls potency among the addict community. However, that might be an optimistic view point. Fentanyls low production costs and high death toll pose a distinctive challenge that requires a concerted response. This does not only involve our emergency departments of course, we are already beleaguered and overburdened because of poor access to care The basics: What you need to know about opioids SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________SEE OPIOID DEATH, A10 SEE BASICS, A10 WOHL Recent literature states that early in 2015, heroin began to be cut with synthetic fentanyl. The high potency of synthetic fentanyl in the heroin supply as well as in counterfeit pills of OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, and even Xanax, has contributed to more fatal and frequent overdose. Dr. Aaron Wohl Lee Health Department of Emergency Medicine


A10 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYdosed were men; 42 percent were women. Their average age was 40. The Lee County Sheriffs Office declined an interview for this story, but did send a written statement through its press office: Were obviously aware of this problem and were aggressively addressing it on a daily basis. With new pharmaceutical diversion tactics in place prohibiting the use of pill forms of opioids, street users are turning back to heroin and other street-sold opioids. Unfortunately, heroin is being cut with various levels of fentanyl and carfentanil, which are leading to several overdose deaths. We continue to target anyone suspected of selling all narcotics and have recently made several arrests related to heroin sales. Officers with the Collier County and Charlotte County Sheriffs offices said they are seeing similar trends, though not as severe as in Lee County. The pills have dropped off dramatically, said Lt. John Poling with the Collier Sheriffs Office. We see more heroin and were seeing more cocaine. In Collier, officers began in April using a new mapping system to track overdoses and target the most affected areas for community outreach; there isnt enough information yet to tell if there are hotspots. Officers said that other Florida counties may soon get on board with the system. A detective with the Charlotte Sheriffs Office, who asked that his name not be used because it could hinder investigations, called the problem severe and a current and ever so growing opioid epidemic. The drugs have factored into overdoses for years, he said. But I would say within the last year, more specifically within the last six months in our area it seems to have gotten a little bit more prevalent. Besides mixing fentanyl or carfentanil with heroin and cocaine, he described how dealers might use it to make a counterfeit pill: The issue with fentanyl is you could have very small, minute particles, as small as salt crystals. You could have roughly 10 of those and mix them with some other type of agent like baking soda and you could form a pill with that and stamp it with for instance Dilaudid or any type of current abused narcotic. You could even put a coloring agent into your baking soda to make it appear as if its that particular milligram, as well as pill markings.Before heroin, prescription pillsThese days, Eileen Kappenman is a manager for Surrender House Residences, as well as a resident at one of its soberliving transitional houses in Cape Coral. Over the past few decades she was swept up in the opioid epidemic that has hit other parts of the country and state hard. Like many people who first became addicted to opioid-based prescription medication, Ms. Kappenman later switched to heroin because it produces a similar if more powerful high, but is cheaper than the pills. Ms. Kappenman, now 50, recalled that after running out of a prescription for pain pills after her son was born, she started buying another opioid called Darvocet from her neighbor. The pills made her feel great. I could clean my whole house, cook dinner, be in a good mood, take my kids on bike rides. I could be the greatest mommy. And I just loved how they made me feel in the beginning. Opioids require larger and larger doses to get high, and if you stop taking it you get sick. The miseries of withdrawal are often described as like the flu but much worse, usually lasting three to five days, causing body aches, sweating, chills, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The addiction cost her a good job working for a risk management firm in the medical industry in Vero Beach. In the end, she said, they ruined me spiritually, financially, family, everything. She had moved in with her mom in Lehigh Acres and got clean at David Lawrence Center in Naples. For almost 10 years, she was clean, but points out that the tendency for addiction lies dormant in you. She relapsed after being prescribed opioid medication when she had neck surgery for degenerative disk disease in 2011. This is on me, I have to own this, I should have told them I was an addict, she said. But, I can tell you it was easy to get pills once I got that neck surgery, very easy. When the original prescription ran out, she went to a Southwest Florida pain management clinic and got a script for more. But soon that would run out as well. At the time, Floridas law enforcement and legal system had shut down many of the states so-called pill mills, which had fueled the prescription pill epidemic that peaked in 2010, then began to subside. The deadliest of the pills was oxycodone, which alone was found to be the cause of 1,516 deaths that year, though there are many others. Now, overdose deaths due to opioid medications is much lower but still endemic. Oxycodone was found to cause 565 deaths in Florida in 2015. We do see some pills, way less than we saw years ago, said Mr. Hill of SalusCare. There are always going to be people who choose to sell their prescriptions. When Ms. Kappenmans supply of medication dried up, a fellow addict had already found the next best thing. She said, I know what we can do, Ms. Kappenman said. Its not as expensive and we wont be sick. And it was heroin. Many addicts have turned to heroin since the street market for prescription opioids has become less available and more costly. Its cheaper than the pills but you use more of it and youll do anything to get it, she said. I fell in love with the heroin because it was quick an immediate high instead of waiting for a pill to kick in. With the addition of fentanyl to the mix before Ms. Kappenman got clean near the beginning of November 2015, shes lucky to be alive. Mostly she snorted it, but eventually started to shoot it up as well. If she went hours without it, she started getting sick. Eventually her kids reached out to her sister, who came along with Lee County Sheriffs deputies to the house where she was living with her mom for an intervention. She had to leave the house or else be charged with trespassing, and was taken to detox at SalusCare. It was there that Ms. Kappenman met Ms. Spiller of Surrender House Residences. She holds regular weekly group meetings there. I was scared, Ms. Kappenman said. I was homeless, 48 years old, didnt have anywhere to go. No money, and she let me come in there. One of the first things she noticed about Ms. Spiller and her group was their sense of humor. Just laughing was the biggest thing, she said. They were happy. OPIOID DEATHFrom page 9Note: Lee Healths fiscal year begins October 1. October through April CAUCASIAN1,687 (96%)BLACK/AFRICAN AMERICAN58 (3%)HAWAIIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER2 (0%)UNKNOWN12 (1%)ASIAN5 (0%)ETHNIC ORIGIN OPIOID OVERDOSE INCIDENTS/DEATHS SEX (Average age)MALE58%Average age39FEMALE42%Average age41 2017* 2016 2015 2014 2013607* 470 307 470 171 4* 5 4 4 3 FISCAL LEE GULF CAPE HEALTH PERCENTAGE YEAR MEMORIAL COAST CORAL PARK TOTAL CHANGE DEATHS OF DEATHS 2013 61 40 47 23 171 NA 3 1.8% 2014 67 33 68 42 210 23% 4 1.9% 2015 115 47 102 43 307 46% 4 1.3% 2016 183 78 149 60 470 53% 5 1.1% 2017* 276 89 160 82 607 NA 4 0.7% TOTAL 702 287 526 250 1,765 NA 20 1.1%Increasing opioid-related overdosesRecent figures from Lee Health, which operates four major hospitals in Lee County, shows that opioid-related overdoses have increased at a faster rate during each fiscal year since 2013. There have already been 607 overdoses in the first seven months of fiscal 2017.SOURCE: LEE HEALTHDEATHS DEATHS for many other patients not affected by opioids. Q: What are some solutions to the increase in opioid-related overdoses and death? A: Outpatient access to evidencebased treatment for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) like medically assisted treatment (MAT) such as naltrexone, methadone, and buprenorphine should be substantially and immediately increased as a public health priority. Action by the nations political and public health leadership is also needed to reduce new cases of prescription opioid-induced OUD (expose less new patients to these powerful drugs). Scientifically grounded policies and clinical practices to promote responsible opioid prescribing are needed, along with research to identify and develop non-addictive alternatives to opioids for treatment of pain. It will take years of sustained and coordinated effort to contain the current opioid epidemic and stem its harmful effects on our community and our society nationally. Q: While there have been more overdoses, the mortality rate has remained relatively low. Is that because the ones who die dont make it into the hospital or some other reason? A: Hard to answer without comparing community opioid death data from overdose as yes, you are correct, the dead are not brought to the hospital. Interestingly, opioid overdose (depending on potency of dose and tolerance of user) also provides many minutes, sometimes an hour or more to be resuscitated if found down or unresponsive. Opioids kill by slowly diminishing ones breathing drive. So as the respirations begin to cease, the brain slowly begins to receive less oxygen. Oftentimes, the patient is still breathing, but much more shallow and infrequently. This means that many people are found in the midst of overdose and there is still time to resuscitate them with the antidote, naloxone. If the patient was found quickly enough, there is oftentimes no permanent damage and the overdose is often times survivable. That is why harm reduction focuses on finding the overdosed patient and administering the antidote as quickly as possible. However, understand that if the patient ingests a large amount of fentanyl, fentanyl is so powerful that it causes a more abrupt cessation of breathing and less time to respond. Thus the reason that fentanyl overdose is so much more fatal. Q: We also noticed that most of the overdoses are Caucasian/white. Why is that? A: This is difficult to know for sure, and a complex question to answer. This has been a long-standing question among addiction experts with many theoretical answers. It can also be a sensitive subject to discuss for fear of being misinterpreted or accused of perpetuating racial stereotypes or bias. See this article for the theories: BASICSFrom page 9 EAST LIVERPOOL POLICE FACEBOOK PHOTOAn Ohio police department posted shocking photos to Facebook showing two adults, who police believe were on heroin, passed out in a car with a child in the back seat.

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No matter what level of option package is purchased, all trim levels come with the same standard gasoline engine. The 3.0-liter supercharged V6 produces 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. Its enough to get the job done, but it also ensures the V8s available in the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models remain the top dogs. And because the Discoverys only gasoline engine will never make it a hot rod, it might be worth investigating the diesel motor thats debuting in the U.S. This is only available on the higher trim packages, which means it will cost at least $60K. But the larger 443 lb-ft of torque can be best utilized with off-road features like the full hi/low 4x4 electronic transfer case and adjustable air ride suspension. We have yet to test the diesel, but it seems like the right recipe for a very capable seven-passenger crossover/SUV. The new Discovery continues the tradition of being the full-size gateway 4x4 to the luxurious Range Rover line. And now the styling is buddying up to its more deluxe siblings. Make no mistake, the Discovery carries a premium price tag of its own, but for those who can live without a V8, this feels like the bargain Range Rover.


A14 WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY THE ARLINGTON OF NAPLES WELCOMES PEOPLE OF ALL FAITHS, BELIEFS AND TRADITIONS. A LUTHERAN LIFE COMMUNITYSERVING SENIORS AND THEIR FAMILIES FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY. LUTHERAN LIFE COMMUNITIES: EMPOWERING VIBRANT, GRACE-FILLED LIVING ACROSS ALL GENERATIONS. LUXURY RETIREMENT LIVING WITHIN LELY RESORTOur spacious 2 and 3-bedroom single-family homes, built the epitome of independent living and unique to YOUR LIFE. YOUR STYLE. YOUR WAY. MAKE YOUR WAY TO THE ARLINGTON TODAY. Call (239) 307-3050 for your personal tour, or stop by at 7900 Arlington Circle | Naples, FL 34113 Schedule an appointment with Dr. Lasanta-Garcia at Dental Care Central today! Reinaldo Lasanta-Garcia, DMDDental Care CentralLocal youth bring medals home from US Open Judo ChampionshipsYoung judo practitioners from the dojo Real Judo of Naples traveled to Fort Lauderdale recently to participate in the 2017 US Open Judo Championships. The 14 Neapolitans were among 700 competitors from around the world. The following local youngsters earned medals: Katherine Carballera, 10, Silver medal in the 48 kg division Fabian Galarza, 8, Gold medal in the 35 kg division Jalal Naghib, 6, Bronze medal in the 25 kg division Tymur Nauholnyi, 11, Bronze medal in the 38 kg division Yaroslav Nauholnyi, 9, Silver medal in the 30 kg division Liberty Perez, 13, Bronze medal in the 64 kg division Alexander Prieto, 7, Bronze and Silver medals in the 23 kg division Laura Ramos, 10, Gold medal in the 30 kg division Pedro Ramos, 14, Silver medal in the 48 kg division. Women of Initiative nominations openThe Womens Foundation of Collier County, a fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County, is accepting nominations for the 2018 Women of Initiative. Each spring, the Womens Foundation honors 10 women who, through their leadership styles, inspire others to make a difference through philanthropy and civic engagement. The deadline for online nominations is 5 p.m. Oct. 1. Candidates must be an active volunteer in Collier County, must have held various leadership roles with local nonprofit organization(s) and made meaningful contributions through volunteerism and participation outside of their current and/or past employment. A nominee can reside outside of Collier County, but the greatest emphasis of her leadership and work has to benefit Collier County.Access the 2018 Women of Initiative nomination form and all instructions at will be reviewed by a committee of the Womens Foundation of Collier County. The winners will be introduced at the foundations Power of the Purse event on Dec. 1 and will be honored at the Women of Initiative awards luncheon on April 6, 2018. COURTESY PHOTOFront: Fabian Galarza, Alexander Prieto, Laura Ramos and Yaroslav Nauholnyi. Back: Sensei Pedro Moreno, Pedro Ramos, Tymur Nauholnyi, Libert Perez, Katherine Carballera and Sensei Ruperto Meneses.


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Call, click or stop by any of our area branches! 2470 Immokalee Road Naples (239) 908-5918NOW OPEN! 2470 Immokalee Road Naples (239) 908-5918 Immokalee RoadAirport Pulling Road. NCarter Oosterhouse, TV Host, Carpenter, Lake Michigan Credit Union Member Heavy equipment mechanic: Its not a job just for men SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYBethany Clay studied criminal justice at Clewiston High School for all four years, graduated and was well on her way to a career in the field. Then she took a tour of Immokalee Technical Center and the heavy equipment mechanics program. I kind of fell in l ove, she said. HEM, a two-year post-secondary program, is an unexpected choice for girls, Ms. Clay acknowledged. But it was the right choice for her. A few months ago, she became the first female to graduate from the program. I like it because it doesnt just require physical abilities; it requires you to think things through. And youre never going to go to work and do the same thing every day. After the first year of the program, the students apply for a 10-week internship in which the pay ranges from $14 to $17 an hour, Elda Hernandez, career and internship manager at The Immokalee Foundation, explains. Then the students return to complete the second year and earn their Automotive Service Excellence certification, she added. Once completed, job offers are usually $22 an hour or higher. Ms. Clay interned with U.S. Sugar, where she worked on the harvesters, rebuilt a water pump, changed out belts, replaced an elevator chain and rebuilt hydraulic pumps. Emily Trevino recently finished her first year in the HEM program. After aptitude tests showed her she was good at mechanics, she toured Immokalee Technical Center, was impressed and enrolled. Her parents were a bit shocked, she said with a laugh. But they knew I could do it because of the way I grew up on a farm. My brother was always trying to teach me mechanics, but I never took it seriously, she said. And then I took the test and scored really high. He said, See, thats what youre good at. Sometimes she feels as though she has to convince her classmates, who are all male. But the teachers dont treat us any different, Ms. Trevino said. The Immokalee Foundation launched the HEM program in the fall of 2010 under the guidance of Don Fites, a former CEO of Caterpillar Inc. Mr. Fites played a key role in developing the public-private sector collaboration that raised money to create the program. That partnership included the Caterpillar Foundation, Fites Family Charitable Trust, Kelly Foundation Inc., Kelly Tractor and Collier County Public Schools. The HEM program includes practical experience in engine operation, rebuilding diesel engines, hydraulic system testing, heavy equipment fleet maintenance and rebuilding transmissions, along with specialized skills in electronics, such as the use of manufacturers diagnostic tools. HEM offers students who arent bound for college the training for a well-paying job that is in demand. There is a waiting list because many students realize there is a huge call for knowledgeable heavy equipment service techs, Ms. Hernandez said. TIF provides a range of education programs that focus on building pathways to success through college and post-secondary preparation and support, mentoring and tutoring, opportunities for broadening experiences, and life skills development leading to economic independence. To learn more, including how to volunteer, becoming a mentor or make a donation, call 430-9122 or visit Free seminar offers strategies for nonprofitsFounder Sue Huff of E. Sue Huff & Associates invites staff and board members of nonprofit organizations in Collier County to register for the eighth annual Thinking Outside the Box seminar. The free event takes place from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 18, at the Naples Daily News Community Room. In addition to Ms. Huff, speakers who will discuss ways nonprofits can improve their marketing and development strategies are: Kelly Capolino, founder of the Diamond Volunteer Program; Sara Rose Bytnar of Scott Robertson Auctioneers; Matt Dykes and Hope Daley of Guerilla Media; Paul Kessen, president of Allegra of Naples; and featured presenter Sheryl Soukup, founder of Soukup Strategic Solutions Inc. Event sponsors are Allegra Naples, Scott Robertson Auctioneers, Ms. Capolino and Jasons Deli. Coffee and pastries will be served as check-in begins at 8 a.m. Sign up at https:// TREVINO COURTESY PHOTODon Fites congratulates Bethany Clay, the first female graduate of the heavy equipment mechanics program at Immokalee Technical Center. A former CEO at Caterpillar Inc., Mr. Fites helped The Immokalee Foundation launch the program.HUFF


Walmart Foundation awards $42,000 grant to the Harry Chapin Food Bank The Harry Chapin Food Bank has received $42,000 from the Walmart Foundation to help fund mobile pantries in the five-county area the food bank serves: Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry. The grant is one of 17 grants made to Florida nonprofits totaling more than $940,000. Walmart is uniquely positioned to help fight hunger here in Florida and create a long-lasting, positive impact in communities across the state, said Monesia Brown, Walmarts state Giving Program Council chair. Supporting local hunger-relief programs is one way in which we are doing just that, helping Florida children and families have access to nutritious food. Mobile pantries are one of the most efficient ways for the Harry Chapin Food Bank to distribute fresh, nutritious food directly to clients, many of whom do not have access to grocery stores due to location or lack of transportation. Mobile pantries are an important part of our strategy to end hunger, especially in outlying areas, said Richard LeBer, president and CEO of the food bank. Walmart is a great partner, and we are very grateful for their generous support for this program. Each mobile pantry distribution can serve up to 250 households. Clients receive an average of 30 to 40 pounds of food. During the last fiscal year, the food bank distributed 1,018,281 pounds of food through 204 mobile pantries. For every dollar donated, the food bank can provide $8 in food value. In fiscal year 2015-16, The Harry Chapin Food Bank distributed 20.6 million pounds of food and other grocery items, including 6.4 million pounds of fresh produce. The food, valued at $34 million, is the equivalent of 17 million meals for people in need. The Harry Chapin Food Bank is recognized as a four-star organization by Charity Navigator, the national nonprofit watchdog organization. The food bank is also a United Way partner agency. For more information or to make a donation, call 334-7007 or visit A16 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PROFESSIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES LOW PRICE GUARANTEE CUSTOM WINDOW TREATMENTS & FLOOR COVERINGS WORLDWIDE DELIVERY AVAILABLEFORT MYERS: 13170 S. Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33907 Phone: (239) 415-2800 Store Hours: Mon Sat: 10am 6pm, Sun: Noon 5pm See more products online at ROBBSTUCKY.COM *R&S never sells at MSRP; our prices are always lower. Percentage o applies to in-stock & oor samples only, no special orders. Robb & Stucky is not responsible for typographical errors. FLOOR SAMPLE SALE 70%save up tooff MSRP*CLEARANCE TABLES, BEDS & STORAGE 70%save up tooff MSRP*CLEARANCE UPHOLSTERY ITEMSPLUS, BIG SAVINGS ON CLEARANCE & OVERSTOCKS S1,S2, S3


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The AFSCMEs grievance cites a collective bargaining agreement with WMU, but university officials counter that the area is rife with poison ivy and other invasive species, which are difficult for humans to remove. The 20-goat crew, rented from Munchers on Hooves in Coldwater, Mich., is ahead of schedule in clearing a 15-acre area.With friends like these Robert Kanoff, 49, celebrated Independence Day in an unusual way: High on drugs, he was dropped off in his birthday suit at a Tempe, Ariz., Walmart by two people who thought it would be funny to see him naked, said police. There he walked around the store wearing only shoes and carrying methamphetamines. Maricopa County sheriffs officers caught up with him around 10 p.m. across the street from the store.The entrepreneurial spiritFirst bikes, then cars ... now umbrellas. Maybe. Sharing E Umbrella hit the streets of 11 Chinese cities in April with more than 300,000 umbrellas for rent from subway and bus stations. Unfortunately, the companys founder, Zhao Shuping, didnt provide instructions about returning the rentals after use, and most of the umbrellas have disappeared. Zhao noted his mistake, saying, Umbrellas are different from bicycles. ... With an umbrella you need railings or a fence to hang it on. He plans to replenish his stock with 30 million umbrellas nationwide by the end of the year.Questionable judgmentsThe Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival, in which water buffalo are pitted against each other, has been a tradition in Hai Phong, Vietnam, since the 18th century. But on July 1, buffalo trainer Dinh Xuan Huong, 46, met his doom when his own bull turned on him. The buffalo first knocked Dinh to the ground, then flipped him over its head, goring Dinhs leg with its horn. Dinh later died at the Vietnam-Czech Friendship Hospital. Buffalo fighting was stopped in the country during the Vietnam War, but the fights resumed in 1990.Under the influence Police in Slidell, La., stopped a car full of drunks on July 8 and arrested the driver for driving while intoxicated. The cars passengers rode home in a taxi, but one of the women then drove back to the police station to bail out the driver. Slidell officers arrested the woman for DWI, and she joined her friend in jail. Lesson of the day, Slidell officers posted on their Facebook page: Dont drive drunk to a police station in order to bail out your drunk friend! Police in Swansea, Ill., suspect the heir to a brewery fortune has graduated from driving drunk to flying high. August Adolphus Busch IV, 53, landed his helicopter around noon on July 10 in an office complex parking lot outside St. Louis. Police and FAA investigators were still trying to determine why he had landed there and whether any aviation laws had been broken when they were called back to the parking lot around 8 p.m., where Busch, appearing to be intoxicated, was trying unsuccessfully to take off. Swansea police reported that Busch failed field sobriety tests but passed a breath test, and after they secured a warrant, Busch was taken to a local hospital for blood tests. (Also found in the helicopter: four loaded guns, several prescription pill bottles and eight dogs.) At press time, no charges had been filed. Lacking a filterBaseball fans at the Los Angeles Dodgers-Kansas City Royals game in Dodger Stadium on July 8 were treated to some righteous moves on the dance cam by Rally Granny, an older fan who capped her performance by flashing her bra at the 40,000-plus spectators. You dont see THAT much at a baseball stadium, deadpanned Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger (who actually missed the spectacle).From bad to worseTwo women in Arlington, Texas, called police for help on July 10 as a mentally ill man doused himself with gasoline in preparation to commit suicide. When responding officers began talking with the distraught man, he poured more gasoline on himself and appeared to be holding a lighter in his hand. Hoping to subdue him, one of the officers used his Taser on the man and the gasoline ignited, engulfing him in flames. Officers wrapped him in blankets and removed him from the house. His family reports he was severely burned, and at press time he was in critical condition. NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY THE EDITORS AT ANDREWS MCMEELDistributed by Universal Press Syndicate


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 A19 DONATE TODAY Southwest Floridas children are counting on it! (239) 214-0642 | BEAUTIFUL new childrens hospital has captured our communitys heart, but its what is inside that counts. Its the CHILDREN who keep ghting, the families who keep HOPING and the physicians and staff who keep CARING, and they need your SUPPORT. THIS PLACE OF HEALING GETS MORE INSPIRING with every donation you make to Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, Golisano | Nicklaus Childrens Health Center in Naples or the Pediatric Specialty Clinic in Port Charlotte. Feeling INSPIRED? Save a Childs LIFEwith a Gift to Golisano Childrens Hospital Step Up In at AGOSTINOS Call Today! 239.594.303711985 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FLOPEN MONDAY-SATURDAY 10-5, SUNDAY 11-4Visit our new website at Also visit: Visit Our ShowroomFINE FURNITURE. ART GALLERY. DESIGN STUDIO. ACCESSORIES & BOTANICALS LIGHTING FURNITURE UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MIRRORS & LARGE ART GALLERYComplimentary Interior Design SUMMER SALE! Marco museum hosts naturalist with details about Big Cypress Florida Master Naturalist Bob McConville will share details about Big Changes at Big Cypress Bend at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Funds are in place and plans are in the works for a new parking lot, new pavilions and more boardwalks at the national preserve in the deepest part of the Fakahatchee Strand. The largest bald cypress/royal palm swamp in the world, the preserve is home to a bounty of Mother Natures treasures, and Mr. McConville loves nothing more than sharing his knowledge of the magical place with others. He conducts walking tours of the Big Cypress National Preserve and is a member of a dolphin research team on Marco Island. He also an avid photographer, and many of his encounters with nature are documented in his recently published book, Beyond the Mangrove Trees. Admission to the lecture is free to members of the Marco Island Historical Society, $10 for others. The museum is at 180 S. Heathwood Drive, across from the Marco Island Public Library. For more information, call 389-6447 or visit DENNIS GOODMAN / COURTESY PHOTOBig Cypress Bend Preserve


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At a site that charges perperson fees, pass holders can bring along three other adults for free. The first senior pass price increase will raise revenue to enhance the visitor experience in refuges and parks, where recent federal budget cuts have meant diminished staff and services. At Ding Darling alone, staff has been slashed in half during the past decade, according to a statement from the Ding Darling Wildlife SocietyFriends of the Refuge. Seniors can still opt to buy an annual pass for $20. Those who purchase an annual pass for four straight years can convert that pass to a lifetime senior pass. Even with the 700 percent price increase, the lifetime pass is still quite a bargain: Single park-admission fees to the most popular sites which include the Grand Canyon, Great Smoky Mountains and Yosemite national parks can run as much as $30. If a senior visits three of the $30 parks, she or he has already saved money, NPS spokesperson Kathy Kupper told AARP last month. Plus, the pass allows those traveling with seniors to enter the park with them. In late 2016, Congress approved the National Park Service Centennial Act, legislation that raised fees and set up an endowment to help pay for projects and visitor services. Passes are non-refundable and nontransferable and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. If lost or stolen, a new pass will need to be purchased. For more information, call 888-2758747, option 3, or visit planyourvisit/passes. PASSFrom page 1There are more manatees and sea turtles in Florida than in any other state. More than 6,000 manatees swim in our coastal waters, rivers and freshwater springs, and thousands of sea turtles nest and hatch on our Atlantic and gulf coast beaches. Its easy to show support for these iconic Florida species by sticking on a decal. Every year the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission introduces new manatee and sea turtle decals that can be acquired with a $5 donation when registering or re-registering a vehicle or boat at your local tax collectors office. New and previously issued decals are also available for purchase online at Decals generate funding for research, rescue and management efforts that help Floridas manatees and sea turtles survive. For instance, when someone calls the FWCs Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-3922 to report an injured, entangled or sick manatee or sea turtle, FWC staff responds with efforts to rescue and rehabilitate the animal. The decals also address important conservation issues: Look out for manatees is the message on the new manatee decal, which shows boaters in the distance as a manatee mother and calf swim along with only her back above water. Even though mature manatees grow to 1,000 pounds or more, they can be difficult to see when theyre swimming, grazing or resting underwater. Wear polarized sunglasses, and then watch and listen carefully to detect the signs of manatees nearby. Look for circles on the waters surface indicating their underwater movement and snouts sticking out of the water as they surface to breathe. You might also hear huffing noises when they come up for air. Helping sea turtles survive is the message on the new sea turtle decal, which shows a green sea turtle. Green sea turtles nest on Floridas Atlantic and gulf coast beaches, and until recently were classified as endangered. Now after years of conservation efforts, the species has been reclassified as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act. Thats a major step in green recovery. Remember, hands off is the best policy for beachgoers encountering any species of nesting or hatchling sea turtles. 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A22 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY with Surgeon-Controlled, Patient-Specic Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted SurgeryPRECISE ACCURATE MINIMALLY INVASIVE PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENTRobert J. Zehr, M.D. CEO Medical Director Southwest Floridas premier outpatient surgery facility, designed specically for joint replacement239.592.4955 SeasideSurgeryCenter.com1879 Veterans Park Drive, Suite 1101 Naples, Florida 34109 HEALTHY LIVINGHigh hopes for NCH as a teaching hospitalAfter a decade of planning and preparation, NCH became fully engaged in teaching and learning in less than a month as 12 medical residents and two pharmacy residents joined our team and made us a teaching institution. Our hope is that some of those who learn from us here might stay and care for all of us here. Teaching/learning occurs at the bedside, in nurses stations and every Monday, Wednesday and Friday when our medical residents meet for almost two hours to present interesting patient cases and discuss other relevant medical topics. Discussions are led by our new chief resident, Dr. Rachel Pyngolil, who just finished Brown Universitys three-year medical residency, and also by 63 NCH attending staff physicians who are following their passion for medical education. A recent session I attended began with a review by resident Dr. Zakia Rauf on the significance of heart sounds. Nicely researched and beautifully explained, it will be remembered by everyone as they lay a stethoscope over the heart. Next came resident Dr. Lesly Silvas presentation of a patient with a very unusual illness, an insulinoma. This rare and difficult-todiagnose condition occurs in fewer than one in 250,000 people. Talk about a one-in-a-million chance of seeing this condition so early in Dr. Silvas training as only her second patient. Dr. Silva shared the patients history with built-in pauses so that her colleagues could share questions they might ask if they were taking a history. The same Socratic method was employed with the presentation of physical findings, lab results and treatment options. During the discussion endocrinologist Jim Bernene, medical director of our Department SEE WEISS, A23 Biosensors: Whats your body trying to tell you? SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYNational Institutes of HealthYour body alerts you to many aspects of your health. Your stomach growling tells you when to eat. A powerful yawn lets you know youre tired. Your body gives off many other valuable signals but requires technology to detect them. Scientists are looking for new ways to track and use your bodys signals to improve your health and manage disease. Physical activity trackers and step counters are now helping people develop and maintain healthy habits. These devices have also opened doors for people to participate in health research. Now, researchers are designing more advanced devices called biosensors that measure biological, chemical and physical signs of health. The variety of biosensors used by researchers, clinicians and people from every walk of life is growing, says Dr. eila Selimovi, a biosensors expert at the National Institutes of Health. Some speed up test results so treatments can be started promptly. Others provide the benefits of continuous monitoring of health conditions. (Biosensors) function in fascinating ways. (They use) chemical attraction, electrical currents, light-detection systems and compact wireless-sensing technologies. The mercury thermometer is one of the earliest biosensor technologies used in medicine. In modern thermometers, mercury has been replaced by safer temperature-sensitive probes. But the goal is still the same: to detect changes in your body temperature. Another common biosensor used at home is the pregnancy test. Home pregnancy tests use color-changing strips to detect pregnancy hormones in urine. Pregnancy tests are still done in doctors offices. But the home test has become a reliable alternative since it was first introduced more than 40 years ago. The rapid strep test is another commonly used biosensor. If you have a sore throat, your doctor may want to use one to test for bacteria called streptococci. The rapid strep test can provide results from a swab of the back of your throat in a few minutes with 95 percent accuracy. Your doctor may still send a throat swab to a lab to confirm a positive test result. But he can use the rapid test results to start treatment immediately. In parts of the world where public health care isnt readily available, researchers hope to introduce rapid tests for people living in remote regions to test for infections such influenza, HIV and hepatitis C. New biosensor technologies can now be combined with smart phone cameras and wireless signaling. These advances make health tests more portable and affordable than lab-based equipment. Biosensors can also be used to continuously monitor a health condition. Blood-oxygen monitors are now found throughout hospitals and in patients homes. These devices detect changes in the level of oxygen in the bloodstream. A rapid drop in oxygen can cause brain injury and requires quick medical attention. Blood oxygen monitors are ideal for people with lung and heart conditions, those undergoing anesthesia, or those being treated in intensive, neonatal or emergency care. Other biosensors can be used to continuously monitor your blood sugar levels (for managing diabetes), blood pressure or heart rate. Flexible sensors are making even more types of monitoring possible. A team of engineers, led by Dr. Patrick Mercier and Dr. Joseph Wang at the University of California San Diego, is developing a flexible sensor that measures blood alcohol levels. It looks like a temporary tattoo. The sensor releases a sweat-promoting chemical into the skin and detects alcohol in the sweat. The sensor then sends the information wirelessly to a laptop or mobile device. Similar devices are being developed by other groups to monitor cystic fibrosis and other diseases and conditions. SEE BIOSENSOR, A23


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WEISSFrom page 22of Medical Education and a Master of the American College of Physicians (an accomplishment limited to a very few top academic internists), shared pertinent questions and observations that contributed richly to the learning environment. Resident Jason Smith, a third-year UCF medical student, shared an overview of the related literature, another important aspect of training. Radiologist Yash Jadhav then reviewed how to read a CT of the chest and abdomen as everyone searched carefully for the insulinoma in the image of the pancreas. The use of our interactive smartboard, which projects images and computer graphics and can also be written on, reminded us how technology has changed the traditional blackboard in remarkable ways. Also participating was Dr. Charles Graeber, director of the NCH residency program, and some of our senior physician educators who are now Mayo School of Medicine faculty, among them Drs. Hermes Koop, David Linz, Carlos Quintero and our newest academic hospitalist, Brian Pulford. Another way NCH residents learn is during Grand Rounds, an engaging forum convened at 7:30 a.m. every Thursday in the Telford Auditorium on the downtown Baker campus and broadcast to the North Naples campus. It attracts interested physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and supporting colleagues. At a recent Grand Rounds, oncologist Michele Ramirez thoughtfully discussed a patient with amyloidosis, another interesting diagnostic challenge. A famous clinical aphorism is, When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras, meaning commonly occurring illnesses are more likely to be the diagnosis. However, as Dr. Ramirez sagely suggested, our patient was a zebra in plain sight. She proceeded to share an erudite overview of amyloidosis that served as a great review and reminder for everyone from our new residents to our senior clinicians. Teaching, learning, challenging, stimulating and refreshing our clinicians and caregivers in an academic setting combine to make for a savvy and smarter medical community, resulting in everyone living a longer, happier and healthier life. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. At the University of Minnesota, a group of researchers led by Dr. Michael McAlpine has developed inks for 3D printing sensors that are flexible, stretchable, and sensitive. These sensors can be used to detect human movements, such as flexing a finger. They can be printed directly onto skin and used to detect body signals, like a pulse. They can also detect chemicals in the environment and be used to warn of hazards. NIH also supports research to use sensors to gather data about environmental and other factors involved in childhood asthma. These sensor systems monitor what children are exposed to and their bodies reactions. For example, Dr. Zhenyu Li, a biomedical engineer at George Washington University, is developing a sensor that can be worn on a childs wrist to detect formaldehyde, an air pollutant that can trigger asthma. Researchers dont have tools at the moment that can monitor environmental triggers, physiological responses and behavior without interrupting normal activities, Dr. Li says. There are many different asthma triggers, he explains. He expects to have a wearable sensor prototype that he and his clinical partners can begin testing with patients. Hes also working on a device that can be placed in a childs home to detect multiple air pollutants, like those found in tobacco smoke and some manufactured wood products, such as flooring and furniture. Biosensors can be placed inside your body as well. Dr. Natalie Wisniewski, a biomedical engineer at a medical device company in San Francisco called Profusa, is developing miniature sensors that can be injected under the skin. These sensors automatically track chemicals in your body without drawing blood. They continuously scan multiple factors at once. Normally, you need to stay in a hospital to have your body chemistry continuously monitored. With this technology, information about the chemicals in your body could be accessed around the clock, from anywhere. Once placed under the skin, such biosensors can last for months to years. They can monitor various body functions through chemical changes. All this information can be collected on a cell phone app and shared with your physician, a caretaker or anyone else you choose. Health sensors have the potential to dramatically improve the way we practice medicine and shift the focus away from reactive treatments to preventive maintenance, Dr. Wisniewski explains. Biosensors are quickly becoming part of our normal health care routines. New sensor technologies are opening avenues to better health. Researchers are working to develop the biosensors of tomorrow. These could provide access to better health in ways we cant yet imagine. BIOSENSORFrom page 22


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Stares, pointing, odd expressions and sometimes even laughter followed us as we rolled our Top Paw over cobblestoned walkways in Paris and Versailles, our cavalier King Charles spaniel Harper riding in stately splendor. Harper was in a stroller because she was recuperating from heart surgery, but of course onlookers didnt know that. They just thought we were crazy Americans with a spoiled dog. Cultural contrasts between American and European pet owners touch all areas, including acceptance in public places, health care and even potty rules. As a traveler, especially one accompanied by a dog, its fascinating to experience the differences firsthand even when someone stops to tell me that people are laughing at my dog in a stroller. On the plus side, Harper enjoyed dining with us at Chez Michel, one of our favorite Paris restaurants. Even though I had emailed in advance to ensure that she would be welcome there, I was a little hesitant as I walked in to claim our reservation. But the hostess showed us right to our table and brought a bowl of water for Harper. To other diners, she was obviously nothing out of the ordinary; they paid her no attention. At home, when were seated outdoors at restaurants, passersby cant resist stopping to pet her as she mugs for attention. In Paris, she adopted Gallic savoir faire and refrained from trying to visit people at other tables. Some things are the same in France and the U.S. Dogs arent allowed in grocery stores or bakeries, for instance. Usually farmers markets are a non non, as well. But Harper has ridden public transportation in both San Francisco and Paris. In both cities, wellbehaved dogs are permitted on subways, although there is sometimes a requirement for the dog to be in a carrier or to be muzzled. Department stores, boutiques and businesses in both countries may or may not allow dogs, depending on the typical clientele and the attitudes of owners. Parks are a different matter entirely. In the U.S., dogs frequent most grassy, open spaces, or even have parks devoted solely to them. Not so in France. Park areas are strictly for humans, with signs at entrances reading chiens interdit (no dogs allowed). Rare exceptions include Parc Montsouris in the 14th arrondissement, the north end of the Tuileries and the south end of the Luxembourg Gardens. Dogs are expected to do their business in the street, not in park grass. You may have heard that French sidewalks are a minefield of dog poop, but that is less the case these days, thanks to hefty fines for people who dont pick up. Dogs must wear a leash in most public places. Identification is required as well, in the form of a tattoo or microchip. French veterinary hospitals at least the one we went to are much the same as those in the U.S. Pet owners sit with their German shepherds, Labs, Brittanys or cats in the lobby, waiting to be seen. On the walls are posters about parasites, and shelves are filled with bags and cans of name-brand pet foods. Interestingly, some pet food brands are sold in shops that carry nothing else no toys, treats or other pet paraphernalia. Pet boutiques in Paris include BHV La Niche, Moustaches and one known simply as Dog Store. Regardless of differences in laws, culture or philosophy of pet lovers at home and abroad, French and American animal aficionados share one thing in common: Their humans love and dote on them, even if its expressed in different ways. Vive la difference! Pets of the Week>> Black Cherry is a young female mix who has a Labrador retriever look. She may be the runt of her litter, but she has a huge spirit that she cant wait to let shine through in her forever home. >> Caramel Sundae is a spayed adult. The mom of the ice-cream puppies, she came to us beyond skinny and in need of lots of TLC, which her foster home made happen. Now shes ready for her forever family. >> Hawk is a neutered adult domestic shorthair who likes to talk to anyone who will listen. >> Teagan is a spayed adult domestic shorthair who is full of curiosity and affection.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks adoptable pets are from Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue, an all-volunteer, foster home rescue organization. For more information, call 434-7480, email or visit On a recent visit to France, a cavalier King Charles spaniel enjoys dining at restaurants and cafes.


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NABOR leader is sold on his new hometown BY DON MANLEYFlorida Weekly CorrespondentMarty Manion has been a busy man since becoming CEO of the Naples Area Board of Realtors about 18 months ago. On the personal side, there was a move from Pennsylv ania with his wife, finding and purchasing a home in Naples and getting familiar with their new surroundings. Professionally, hes been engrossed with familiarizing himself with and the 6,000-member NABOR and serving its board of directors. But the job is one he was well prepared for thanks to his almost 24 years in association management, which included a solid background in utilizing technology in the field. Prior to joining NABOR, Mr. Manion was executive director of the Pennsylv ania-based American Association of Meat Processors, North Americas largest meat trade organization, for about three years. He had previously spent 21 years with the Pennsylv ania Association of Realtors, joining the organization shortly after college and rising from membership department assistant to membership director, director of information technology and lastly, to heading the associations nonprofit subsidiary that operated local associations on a contractual basis. It was a great organization, he said of the Penn sylv ania organization. I was glad to be there and they gave me a great deal to learn. All in all, a really nice experience that served me very well. BUSINESS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017A26 | WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM GROWINGSTRONGSouthwest Floridas economic engine driven by diverse industries ERONAUTIC ENGINEERS, WORLDleading software application designers, national defense contractors and advanced manufacturers a mere sampling of the diverse industries and companies doing business in Southwest Florida. Although the largest employers in Lee, Charlotte and Collier counties typically fall into hospitality, retail, health care and education categories, 90 per26ent BY NANCI THEORETFlorida Weekly Correspondent SEE GROWING, A28 ASCORE Naples presents COLLIER 2020, the biggest small business event in Collier County on Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Hodges University. With a concept of 0 for 5, Collier 2020 will feature senior executives of 10 major Collier County business organizations speaking for five minutes each about numerous new and upcoming factors and developments that will affect Collier County businesses in the immediate future. In 50 minutes, attendees will get a crash course covering the major sectors in Collier County to help them develop factbased plans for their companys growth. Attendees are asked to bring their toughest questions for their business sector expert to answer. Michael Dalby, president of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce will deliver opening remarks and introduce the panelists. They are: Kristi Bartlett, vice president/economic development at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Eric Berglund, president of the SWFL Economic Development Alliance Cindy Carroll, president of Carroll & Carroll real estate appraisers Tim Cartwright, chairman of Tamiami Angels Funds Lois Croft, SWFL regional director at the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Kathy Curatolo, executive vice president of the Collier Building Industry Association Tammi Teece of Regions Bank Aysegul Timur, Ph.D., dean of the Johnson School of Business at Hodges University Kris Van Lengen, community planning manager at Collier County Growth Management Jack Wert, executive director of the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau Registration is $25. Check-in and continental breakfast starts at 7:45 a.m. The program takes place from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Coming up nextA SCORE workshop for potential business owners, Is Starting a Business Right for You? What you need to know to reach a go or no-go decision is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Community Foundation of Collier County, 1100 Pine Ridge Road. SCORE mentors will take attendees through a series of simple steps addressing what entrepreneurs should do and what they should not do when launching a business. Three two-hour sessions will address key start-up activities, marketing must-dos and funding/finance basics. There will be ample time for Q&A. Presenters are Karl William, a retired GE executive with experience in several of GEs businesses including aerospace, telecommunications and industrial products; Michael Zahaby, the owner of a multi-unit Wendys franchise who has 39 years of experience in banking and lending with leading financial institutions; and business consultant Joseph Binder, the owner of a software services company and a publishing group and a senior sales and marketing executive in the computer industry. Registration is $50 and includes breakfast and lunch. To sign up for either of the above events, all SCORE at 430-0081 or go to For more information about SCORE services and programs, call Frank Friend at 206-0058 or send an email to Get ready for the biggest small business event in Collier County MANION FROM THE TOP SEE MANION, A29


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 BUSINESS A27 BUSINESS MEETINGS Womens Network of Collier County meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at Etudes de Ballet. Guest speaker will be marketing/management consultant Jessica Macera of Dynamix Solutions. For more information, visit Wake Up Naples for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Hilton Naples. $25 for members, $35 for others. Sign up at Business After Hours for members and guests of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples. $15 in advance, $20 at the door for members; $40 for others. To RSVP or for more information, call 992-2943 or visit www. The East Naples Merchants Association welcomes members and others from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at GreenLinks Golf Villas Hotel at Lely Resort. $10 for members, $20 for others. RSVP required. Visit The Above Board Chamber meets at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, at the Hilton Naples for lunch and a program about The Seven Deadly Sins of Finance. Timothy Cartwright of Fifth Avenue Advisors will moderate a discussion with panelists including David Kover, president of David M. Kover & Associates, LLC; Linda Lowery, vice president at Encore Bank; Karen Mosteller, consulting partner at Markham, Norton, Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A.; and Giovanni Matita, area manager of Marketplace Home Mortgage, LLC. Meeting sponsors are Mr. Kover and Michelle Graham of Pool Renovations by Siesta Pebble Inc. $25 for members, $30 for others who register by Aug. 8; $30 and $35 afterward. For reservations or more information, call Jeanne Sweeney at 910-7426 or email The next Power Networking Lunch sponsored by Comcast Spotlight for the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Artichoke & Company, 11920 Saradrienne Lane, Bonita Springs. Guest speaker Ron Rothberg, senior digital sales manager for Comcast Spotlight, will discuss TV: A Forecast of Innovation. $35 for members in advance, $40 at the door; $45 for others. To RSVP or for more information, call 992-2943 or visit The Public Relations Society of America-Gulf Coast Chapter meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the Hilton Naples. The program, in conjunction with the Naples Daily News, the Naples Press Club and the Association of Fundraising Professionals, will be a panel discussion about social media. Panelists will be Catherine Bergerson, director of communications and marketing for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida; Jigsha Desai, digital director of the NDN; Georgia Beasley, director of TopicPulse Strategic Initiatives; Matt Bernaoldo, director of digital at NBC-2; and John Miller, attorney at law with Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt. $30 for PRSA, AFP and Naples Press Club member, $25 for students, $38 for others. Reservations required by Aug. 18. 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A28 BUSINESS WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY STOPPS & KIDWELLTAX & ACCOUNTING SERVICES28179 Vanderbilt Drive, Suite 2 Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 Want to learn more?CALL US AT 239.992.9299Free Introductory Consultationof the areas companies are small business employing 20 people or fewer. Small businesses in Collier alone are fulfilling 106 defense contracts worth $43 million, said Jace Kentner, director of the countys Business and Economic Development Office. Economic development offices throughout the region have an eye toward attracting more businesses with highpaying jobs and growing their existing economic base the majority of them companies not in the public spotlight. In Collier County, manufacturing positions factor heavily in its future job growth. The arrival of Western Michigan Universitys aviation science program and developable land near the Punta Gorda Airport is expected to drive economic development in Charlotte County as is the proposed development of the first 160 acres in the beleaguered Murdock Village. The five-county region has good economic diversity. Each county has a different flavor, said Eric Berglund, executive director of the Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance, which also includes Glades and Hendry counties. We have a ton of tech going on in the Bonita-Estero corridor between Lee and Collier. Were popular with foreign firms because of our climate and lifestyle. Tech meets health care is one of the strongest growing industries. Attracting new business is good business, and economic development directors dream about landing the next Hertz a coup for Lee County when Hertz Global Holdings announced in 2013 it was moving its headquarters to Estero.Keeping businesses happyJohn Boland, Lee Countys economic development director, said hes more focused on growing existing companies large and small which added 1,500 jobs during the past 18 months. They include more well-known companies such as Gartner and ACE Hardwares customer care contact center in Fort Myers as well as eMaint, a Bonita Springs software platform for maintenance professionals acquired last fall by Fluke Corp., a global leader in electronic tool tests and software. Our goal is retaining existing companies and encouraging entrepreneurship, said Mr. Boland. We have 20,000 businesses and those are who we want to keep. Lee County has done little to attract new companies, said Mr. Boland. While there are no big announcements like Hertz lingering on the horizon, the county provided 1,484 incentives in the past two years, compared to 1,559 during the previous five. Its an attractive area to do business, he said. We have the best airport, great air quality and a creative workforce and the age keeps dropping. Mr. Bolands office is also devoted to connecting existing businesses with potential clients. In late July, it offered its second annual government contract symposium to help local business owners learn how to land local, county and state contracts. In July ranked Cape Coral/Fort Myers as the fifth best place for young entrepreneurs followed by Punta Gorda at seven. The results were based on fast-growing populations, a favorable business climate, education levels and the localitys receptiveness to creating opportunities. Collier County and Naples have been singled out by Wallet Hub and Forbes among the top three and four places, respectively, to start a business in Florida and the best city for future job growth. Mr. Kentner strategizes with Mr. Berglund as well as the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerces economic development director to develop synergisms among existing business clusters. Growing current businesses and attracting new ones is fostered by the Naples Accelerator which provides support, funding and networking opportunities and workspace for companies everything but retail and hospitality, he said. Advanced manufacturing is one of the nine core industries Mr. Kentner calls our bread and butter. Arthrex, Structured Medical and other medical device manufacturers have created a need for skilled employees and technical colleges have responded by adding programs to train qualified candidates in as little as nine months. These jobs are in high demand and its a great opportunity for high school graduates, he said. We believe there are many Arthrexes out there getting ready to happen.The international influenceSince the county started targeting overseas businesses in 2013, theres been a lot of interest from several European and Japanese companies, the latter considering Collier and Naples for advanced manufacturing, nanotechnology and 3D printing. These are technologies we want to capture, Mr. Kentner said. The Naples Accelerator allows companies that want to do business in the U.S. to make a soft landing, set up here, make connections to local businesses, create joint ventures and opens a world of opportunity to them. To that end, Mr. Kentner actively courts European prospects, chief among them companies headquartered in France, Germany and England. He often entertains visiting foreign executives, introducing them to local business owners, mom and pop stores and other services in the community. It creates trust, he said. If theyre dealing with Silicone Valley or New York City, they dont get that. We offer a sense of community; they dont feel like a little fish in a big pond. In December, representatives from 25 European companies will journey to Collier County to explore potential business opportunities. All of them are paying their own way. We have at least four projects and very good commitments, Mr. Kentner said. The world is one big market and bringing folks here brings capital and jobs. We have some very healthy projects in the pipeline that will be announced with budget talks coming up. Collier County also has a plethora of software and mobile application developers among the best in the global market. We have the privilege to have companies that are leaders in connectivity, Mr. Kentner said. Our software and app cluster is robust. Its going to grow like gangbusters.Food as businessThe planned fall opening of the Culinary Accelerator in a renovated warehouse at the Immokalee Airport will propel the food production industry by providing a facility for the regions small farms, food scientists and entrepreneurs to prepare, package and distribute products. Its success will eventually lead to expansion at the airport. We will be able to advance 250 existing products to the shelves in stores, said Mr. Kentner. Not only is there a lot of produce grown in Immokalee but there truly some unique and interesting food items the accelerator will give people the opportunity to market and sell. The $1.2 million accelerator will also offer 18-month culinary programs in a full kitchen with commercial-grade equipment and guidance in marketing, licensing and acquiring funding. Three-star Michelin French Chef Christian Le Squer will help with fundraising and taste testing. Hes brilliant at being a chef but hes also a great humanitarian, Mr. Kentner said. If you have a product tasted by the No. 1 chef in France, and arguably the world, and he likes your food, that man is going to do anything to help people be successful. This is going to be a big deal for Immokalee and Collier County. Its going to burst forward with all kinds of unique opportunities and create a subeconomy. Mr. Kentner also predicts significant growth in untapped segments of tourism, saying the county has only scratched the surface on its ecotourism possibilities. He also sees gains in ag-tourism prompted by new craft breweries and distillers and the advent of local businesses like Oakes Market offering ready-to-eat foods. Medical tourism will continue to attract surgery candidates whod rather recover in Naples than Minneapolis. I see very steady growth during the next two years, Mr. Kentner said.Aviation takes off in CharlotteIn Charlotte County, the start of Western Michigan Universitys bachelors program in aviation flight science this fall in partnership with Florida SouthWestern State College will launch an aggressive campaign targeting aviation and aerospace manufacturers, said Lucienne Pears, director of the economic development office. WMU will also bring its healthcare classes to FSW. Its great to have WMU as a partner offering courses for jobs that are in demand locally, she said. Were fortunate in the community to have business and political leadership thinking how to do what it takes to provide everything a business is looking for. We have an appropriate lifestyle, great educational partners and are planning for future infrastructure demands. Were removing barriers to development and eliminating risk to save time for really good business opportunities. Ms. Pears said the county will continue to attract distribution and logistics industries and back office support. Light and advanced manufacturing is always a target, she said. We know were not going to be strong in financial services like Manhattan, Jacksonville or Tampa but we have been wise in planning to reserve an industrial type environment. The recent announcement of the potential $6.8 million sale of 160 acres in Murdock Village, pending county approval, could be the catalyst for getting the much-delayed village off the ground. The $132 million entertainment district project will offer hotels, spas, a convention center, nightclubs, golf, a destination water park and a downtown retail environment. Its expected to create 1,000 jobs during the next six years and generate a $60 million economic impact. Were very happy with this, said Ms. Pears. Its a decent proposal and project and it creates jobs. Its super exciting and we love to make big announcements like this. While no one can predict the future, county economic development officials remain optimist about the coming years. Lee Countys Mr. Boland believes the stock market will drive the economic engine. Every so often it makes a correction, he said. We just dont know. But we do know there are 6,000 job ads in Lee County right now and our employment rate is 3.8. Floridas is 4.3. GROWINGFrom page 26 Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile.Its FREE!Search Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today. Visit us online at Got Download?The iPad App iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 BUSINESS A29 MONEY & INVESTINGCan Buffalo Wild Wings defeat the foul factors causing its stock decline?I think a great first date would be to take someone for wings and see what flavor he or she orders. Does the person go for the mild or the five-alarm fire hot? Does he order the sweet barbecue or the exotic tai garlic? Or is she a middle-of-the-road medium? I think you can tell a lot about a person by the flavor of wings that individual prefers. Unfortunately for Buffalo Wild Wings, there are not enough people taking my advice and going out for a delicious plate of wings lately. In fact, the last few quarters have been miserable for the casual dining company. The company has been battling multiple headwinds and its stock price has been hit hard by the bad news. So what is ailing this restaurant chain and can it rebound from its many problems?BWW first went public in 2003 at $17 a share. At the time, the restaurant had 220 locations, mostly in the heartland of the U.S. During the next decade, BWW capitalized on peoples love of watching live sports, beer and wings and the restaurant experienced explosive growth. By 2015, the company had over 1,000 locations and its share price rose to over $200 per share. The last couple of years, in contrast, have not been kind to the restaurant or its stockholders. Today its stock hovers at around $110 a share. The first cause of this is declining revenue growth rates. Millennials are abandoning casual dining chains and BWW has not been immune from this change in consumer behavior. Young people are gravitating to healthier, less expensive fast casual food or are taking advantage of delivery services like ubereats and are eating at home. This has negatively affected foot traffic at Buffalo Wild Wings locations. Second, higher food costs are hurting BWW. Chicken wing prices have been climbing to historical highs as demand for this food continues to outpace supply. This has directly and dramatically affected the restaurants profitability as it has been unable to pass these higher costs off to its customers. Finally, in attempt to drive more customers to its restaurants, BWW has been forced to offer significant discounts and promotions which has been hurting its margins. For example, halfprice-wings-Tuesdays definitely draws people on the slowest day of the week for the restaurant. However, profitability is hurt when people are just ordering half-priced items, especially as wing prices continue to climb. So what is Buffalo Wild wings doing to improve its profitability and boost its stock price? In its most recent earnings release, the company focused on two areas. First, the company is attempting to steer consumers to its boneless wings compared to traditional chicken wings. These boneless wings are significantly more profitable for the company compared to traditional wings in that they are just a piece of chicken meat that is breaded and fried. However, what does it say about the company when it is attempting to steer customers away from ordering their signature product?Second, the company is now focused on cutting costs where it can, given it cannot control its main costs, chicken wings. So far, it has been unsuccessful even with this strategy as restaurant operating expenses were 110 bps higher quarter over quarter and General and Administrative expenses were 31 percent higher year over year. Given all of these problems, it should be no surprise that BWWs stock has been on the decline. But even after this fall, the stock still trades at a very rich P/E of 26. Therefore, despite my love of its signature products, I would advise staying away from this restaurants stock until it can prove it can control its food and other expenses along with growing its revenue and foot traffic. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. How I explain it is: Ive done many jobs, so I not only know the overall concept of the job, but Ive done it. NABOR has always been well run, he said, so he hasnt made major changes since he assumed the post held for 30 years by his predecessor, Mike Richardson. What Ive done is Ive brought in some more uses of technology, he said, citing as an example the addition of a staff videographer to document events and meetings for live streaming or viewing at a later date. The general workings of the association are pretty much the same as they were before, he added. Its the back-end stuff that Ive been working with to enhance the technology we use to provide those services. Its an exciting for us. Were providing a lot of classes. Our marketing efforts are going through the roof. Our members definitely are getting a sense of what were doing. Theyre attending our classes and utilizing our products and services, too. Mr. Manions duties are all encompassing. While I have good staff and good directors in place, generally what I do is make sure that the association and all the committees and services run well, he said. My job, in a very broad brushstroke, is the finances, the management of the staff and making sure that those services get delivered at the level of excellence this board has come to expect. With his previous experience as a point of reference, Mr. Manion credited NABORs board and members with being extremely proactive and always open to new ideas. The really nice thing about this group is they have great ideas and the funds to make them happen, he added. A lot of groups have great ideas, but then after a few days its, How do I keep the lights on? Our group is financially sound, and every conversation begins with, Is this good for the membership and why? And thats a very satisfying job to be in because you know youre doing good work and people are benefitting from it. The size of NABORS membership, which Mr. Manion said is a large association by any standard and ranks 12th in Florida, helped attract him to the job. The attractiveness was a larger group, more projects and services to work on and a larger staff to work with, he said. It was a well established, well run organization before I got here. I mean, theyre just good business people. They provide great service to the membership. It was a very compelling environment to look at and say, Yes, I definitely want to be part of that. A native of Philadelphia, Mr. Manion earned a bachelors degree in communications from Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pa. Patti, his wife of 23 years, works in medical records for Florida Cancer Specialists. Since arriving in Southwest Florida, the couple has enjoyed exploring all the area has to offer, which falls in line with one of their favorite hobbies: traveling. There are a multitude of things to enjoy about living in the region, he said, including getting to know transplants like themselves who hail from all over the United States and the world. The weather, being near the water, the diversity, so many things to do he said. We have found it to be a very welcoming area. For more information about the Naples Area Board of Realtors, visit Interview with Marty Manion First job: Sales assistant in a publishing firm. Favorite business book: The Will to Govern Well: Knowledge, Trust, and Nimbleness, by Glenn Tecker. Two things you look for when hiring: Someone who takes ownership of their work and who has the ability to work as part of a team. Any job openings now? No. MANIONFrom page 26 COURTESY PHOTOMarty Manion and his wife, Patti Manion.


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Naples TOP 1 % Our Experience Counts. Our Expertise Sells. luxeexclusivelyFrom Port Royal to Bonita Beach, The Bua Bell Group serves the Luxury Market. Were Local, Were Global! | Emily K. Bua 239.659.6115 or Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Quail West $2.599 M 13871 Williston Way Pine Ridge $8.250 M 209 Ridge Drive REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSAlliant Property Management, LLC, has opened an office at The Strand Executive Park in North Naples. The new office, which includes managers and administrators, is the companys second location. The announcement was made by Millie Strohm, president and CEO of the company that represents more than 150 community associations and more than 28,000 residential units and employs more than 90 people in Southwest Florida.Lane Boy has joined Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida, LLC, as director of real estate. Mr. Boy recently returned to Southwest Florida after several decades in Australia, where he was the CEO of two real estate-related businesses for 20 years, a direct investor in Southwest Florida real estate and the founder of a company that published one of Australias highest selling real estate magazines. He is a graduate of University of Queensland in Australia and Duke University. Susan Gutknecht has been promoted to senior escrow officer to handle residential and commercial accounts at Access Title Agency. Ms. Gutknechts career encompasses 25 years in the banking and mortgage fields as a loan officer, compliance officer, branch manager and loan servicer. She has been in the title industry since 2000 and joined Access Title Agency in 2012. The company provides title, escrow and closing services in Michigan and Florida. Jeff Kelley has joined Harwick Homes as a project manager. Mr. Kelley began his career in the building industry in 1983 in Indianapolis, Ind., and relocated to Naples in 2002. For the past 10 years he owned and operated a pool cleaning business. In his new WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 | B1WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYCOASTAL REAL ESTATE GUIDE This captivating estate on .64 acres in Quail West boasts an idyllic setting with a panoramic view of fairways and woods. A dramatic entry with arched French casement doors and a mosaic inlay on polished travertine flooring is just the beginning. All four bedrooms are en-suite, and the main floor master retreat has access to the outdoors for private evenings. There is also a den, plus a lovely loft area that opens to a balcony overlooking the pool. The stainless steel and granite connoisseurs kitchen adjoins the breakfast room, which has seamless corner windows, upholstered window bench and access to the family room. Richly detailed cabinetry, wall finishes, ceilings and art niches are among the many fine interior details. The expansive alfresco living area includes pool and elevated spa with dual staircase access, a kitchen, dining area and secluded covered outdoor living room. Total square footage is 7,137 square feet, with 4,169 square feet under air.Emily K. Bua and Tade Bua-Bell of John R. Wood Properties have the listing for $1,595,000. To arrange a showing, call 595-0097 or visit www. House Hunting4649 Idylwood Lane, Quail West COURTESY PHOTOSSEE NEWSMAKERS, B3 Gutknecht Gutknecht


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position, he is responsible for client walkthroughs, scope of work development, proposals, bids and budgets. A U.S. Navy veteran originally from Ohio, he worked on the flight deck on the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy as an aviation boatswains mate.Michael Mahan has joined Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida, LLC, as director of retail. Mr. Mahan relocated to Southwest Florida from Atlanta, where he worked as a senior transaction specialist for Georgia State Properties Commission, overseeing commercial real estate activities for the state as well as negotiating and renegotiating more than 1,500 statewide real estate contracts and 300plus individual contracts per year. His 15 years of real estate experience goes back to Charlotte, N.C., where he founded and managed Red Oak Commercial. A graduate of Ball State University, he served in the 3/505th 82nd Airborne Infantry of the U.S. Army. Mercedes Sifontes has been named leasing agent for Milano Lakes, an FL Star Development apartment community under construction off Collier Boulevard at The Lords Way in south Naples. The community will have 296 apartment homes in eight buildings. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 B3 Richard DrosteSales Associate239.572.5117richard.droste@sothebysrealty.comJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. AWESOME LOCATIONDela Park 204$545,000Over 1,200 s.f., 2BR/2 BA with charming views of the island & panoramic views of the Gulf. Near beach, numerous amenities, gated complex & beautiful landscaping. BEAUTIFUL LELY RESORTGreenlinks #223$219,000 Income producing or owner enjoyment. 2BR/2 BA + den, tons of amenities. Beautiful Resort community. Oered fully furnished & rental history. WATER DIRECT ACCESS 1830 Menorca Ct.$798,000 Exceptional curb appeal, light pours in from all the windows/ sliders. Very large rooms for all furniture types. Formal Dining Room, breakfast nook, large pantry, oversized garage. Hurricane Protection. GREAT NAPLES LOCATION212 Deerwood (Glen Eagles)$174,900 Delightful complex in the center of Naples. 2 BR/2 BA fully furnished 2nd oor unit. Eat in kitchen, bright & cheerful. Laundry in unit. Carport available for separate purchase. Nice view of pool & grounds. 1461 Anhinga Pointe LISTED AT $3,895,000 489 1st Ave South LISTED AT $4,175,000 DANTE.DISABATO@RAVEIS.COM | CELL 239.537.5351 | @DANTEDISABATO 720 5TH AVE | NAPLES | FL 34102 | OFFICE 239.231.3380 DANTE DISABATOBROKER ASSOCIATE NEWSMAKERSFrom page 1


B4 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYStock Development Offers An Exceptional Array Of Homes:Furnished Models & Move-In Ready Homes Available From Marco Island To Brandenton.This summer, Stock Development offers homebuyers an unparalleled selection of exquisitely furnished models and move-in ready inventory homes. Homebuyers can tour dozens of homes that are ready for immediate occupany across 15 communities from Bradenton to Marco Island. No other builder has such a diverse array of residences in highly amenititzed communities. Stock is one of Southwest Floridas most successful and respected builders. Stock has the best locations to chose from! said Claudine Lger-Wetzel, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Stock Development. And we are having a great summer of sales. We recently sold out our homes available in Bonita Bay and we have only 10 coach homes, twin villas and single-family homes remaing in Lely Resort! One of the keys to Stocks success has been its aggressive inventory and custom homes program. The company maintains an unparalleled portfolio of homes available for immediate occupancy. Stock has move-in ready and soon to be complete homes available in Quail West, Lely Resort, Naples Reserve, The Isles at Collier Preserve, Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples, Fiddlers Creek, Twin Eagles, Renaissance, Hidden Harbor, The Concession, The Lake Club, Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch and Country Club East. Stock Signature Homes has completed its furnished Polynesia model on Marco Island. The 3,903-square-foot, two-story Polynesia features an interior by Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore. The open concept plan includes a great room, dining area, and island kitchen, a study, four bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths, an upstairs loft, a three-car garage, and an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, fireplace, pool and spa. The Polynesia model is priced at $2.895 million. Nestled within a pristine natural setting just minutes from Downtown Naples, The Isles of Collier Preserve features a colorful update of classic coastal living. Inspired by the timeless architecture and traditions of Old Naples, homes overlook miles of scenic kayak and hiking trails. Stock is offering four floor plans from its Magnolia Collection with two furnished models open for viewing. The Marigold model features an interior by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti, IDS. The great room plan includes 3,578 square feet plus a covered lanai measuring 1,062 square feet. Stock Signature Homes has opened furnished models at Naples Reserve. Stock is building in Naples Reserves Parrot Cay and Sparrow Cay neighborhoods. The Madison is located in Sparrow Cay and is part of the Stock Classic Homes Series. It offers 2,947 square feet under air with four bedrooms, four baths and a stunning interior design by Vogue Interiors. Within Quail West two new furnished models have made their debut. Priced at $3,974,990 with furnishings and now open for viewing and purchase, Stocks 4,855 square feet Sophia II models formal living room includes a fireplace and sliders that open to a covered lanai. A rectangular wet bar and formal dining room present a setting ideal for entertaining. The model includes a study, a game room, a master bath with an outdoor shower, two guest ensuites, a powder bath, and two two-car garages. The Sophia II presents an interior by Soco Interiors Daniel Killgore. Stock Signature Homes Majestic II model is located in Esplanade Golf and Country Club of Naples, a beautiful golf course community. The Majestic II is a four-bedroom, four-bath home offering 3,843 square feet under air and a total of 5,735 square feet. The spacious floor plan features a formal living room and an informal family room, both of which provide direct access to the covered lanai via stacked sliding glass doors. An outdoor kitchen and an elaborate pool and spa package complete the idyllic scene. It is priced at $1,599,990. Stock Development has five models open at Babcock Ranch, a new 18,000acre eco-centric, solar powered town being developed by Kitson, east of Fort Myers off State Road 31 in Charlotte County, north of the Lee Civic Center. Located in Lake Timber, the towns first neighborhood, the five floor plans are base priced from $419,990. The residences at Babcock Ranch are being built to Florida Green Building Coalition Certification standards. Stocks furnished Bartow model is a lakefront residence offering a 2,822-square-foot great room plan with an island kitchen, study, three bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a two-car garage, and an outdoor living area with a pool. Hidden Harbor offers homes with boat docks and access to the Gulf of Mexico with base prices from the mid-$400s. Among the move-in ready homes is the Tivoli III. This exquisitely designed home provides spaciousness and livability in a three-bedroom, three-bath great room-style home. The home offers 2,062 square feet under air and is a total of 3,057 square feet including the lanai, the entry and the garage. It is priced at an amazing $508, 685! Please visit our sales centers. We are confident that Stock has the home of your dreams waiting for you this weekend! For full details of all of Stock Developments offerings, visit the company website at or email at or call (239) 592-7344. Stock Development is on Facebook at www.facebook. com/FLStockDevelopment. Stock Development is headquartered at 2639 Professional Circle, Suite 101 in Naples. The Corleone model at Hidden HarborThe Sophia II at Quail WestThe Players Club & Spa at Lely ResortThe Madison at Naples Reserve The Atherton at Quail WestADVERTORIAL rt s a The Sophia II at Quail W es t Th e So ph ia I I at Q ua il W es t


Rise & Shine... ...for a Second Time ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. & Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Wilson& Associates Tower 2 makes its debut at Kalea Bay. Pre-construction pricing. With Tower 1 nearly sold out, Kalea Bay proudly announces Tower 2. Breathtaking views from 22 stories. 6 floor plans, rooftop pool & fitness center, plus one spectacular clubhouse. Rise and shine every day of your life at Kalea Bay. Residences priced from $1.4 million. 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 239-793-0110From US 41 take Wiggins Pass Road and go north on Vanderbilt Drive. (Bridge on Vanderbilt Drive, between 111th Ave. N. and Wiggins Pass Rd. closed)


B6 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYKalea Bays first tower nears selloutTower 2 released for saleThe first residential tower at Kalea Bay, the gated, resortlifestyle, high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples, is 90 percent sold. Of the 120 residences in the 22-story tower, only 12 remain. The approaching sellout of Tower 1 and the overwhelming response from our buyers prompted us to release Tower 2 earlier this year, stated Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kalea Bay. Currently, the number of residences already under contract in the second tower exceeds the $60 million mark. The new 22-story tower, with 120 residences, will have 20 floors of residences over two floors of parking. The incredibly designed residences offer views of the Gulf of Mexico and pristine nature preserve. Six floor plans are available in Tower 2. Residences 1 and 6 are 3-bedroom plus den/3.5 bath plans with 3,704 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5, with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, have 3,791 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are 4-bedroom/4.5-bath plans also with 3,791 total square feet. Residents will revel in Gulf views, open floor plans, a private elevator leading directly into their residence and wood floors throughout, said Lodge. The custom kitchens have Wolf and SubZero appliances, a natural gas range, luxury cabinetry, quartz countertops, a Butlers pantry and oversized island, all of which are standard features. Our floor plans have an open design we call lifestyle designs that blends the kitchen seamlessly into the living and dining rooms, perfect for the way people live today, said Lodge. The master bedroom includes an oversized walk-in closet while the master bath has his and hers vanities, quartz countertops, luxury cabinetry, a soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. All master suites, kitchens and main living areas have direct views to the water and preserve. They are perfect vantage points to watch our spectacular sunsets, Lodge said. Additional residential features include floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that open to large lanais with transparent glass rails. We take our outdoor living as seriously as our indoor living with oversized lanais on every residence, said Lodge. High-tech wiring and fully equipped laundry rooms round out the list of features, she noted. Dramatic views are available to every homeowner, no matter which floor they live on as the towers amenities are located on the rooftop including the sky lounge, a dramatic pool and the openair fitness center. From the rooftop, residents can enjoy daily views of the Gulf of Mexico, the nature preserves and two beaches ranked among the best in the United States. Prices at Kalea Bay begin at $1.3 million in Tower 1 and $1.4 million in Tower 2. In addition to the rooftop amenities, the residents of Kalea Bay will also enjoy the communitys clubhouse area, which is also under construction and due to be completed when the first residents move into their new homes. The clubhouse area will be the social and recreational centerpiece of the community, said Lodge. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. It will feature three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, a poolside bistro, open-air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, a sundries shop, and a state-of-theart fitness center. All three pools will overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Lodge. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants will separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. What better way to celebrate the good life in Florida than meeting family and friends for drinks while watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico, said Lodge. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Adjacent to the clubhouse is the tennis pavilion with Har-Tru tennis courts, as well as pickleball courts, and 24 guest suites to accommodate overnight guests and family members. Having that number of guest suites is unusual for a luxury high-rise community, but its an amenity our residents are excited about especially when they have extended family visiting, said Lodge. The Club at Kalea Bay will be in excellent hands when it opens. Thats because Stephen G. Jones, CCM, has been hired as the Clubs General Manager. Jones is a Certified General Manager, one of only 1,200 in the country. The Manchester, England native has worked in the cities of London and Atlanta, as well as on Grand Cayman Island in the Caribbean. More than 20 years ago he moved to Naples and has been associated with some of the finest Beach and Golf Clubs in the area. For more information regarding Kalea Bay visit the onsite sales center. Due to bridge closings in the North Naples area, take US 41 to Wiggins Pass Road, then right on Vanderbilt Drive, twotenths of a mile. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at Above: The first tower at Kalea Bay is slated to be completed in No vember Kalea Bay residences have very open floor plans. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse features three separate pools. Right: All master bedrooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico. Below: Kalea Bays Tower 1 and Tower 2 were designed with rooftop amenities, including a sky lounge, spectacular pool and open-air fitness center.ADVERTORIAL Ab ov e: Thefir st t ow er a t Kale a Ba y is s la te d

PAGE 39 2 2 2 3 3 3 9 9 9 2 2 2 1 1 1 6 6 6 6 6 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 DI DI DI RE RE RE CT CT CT 2 2 3 3 9 9 5 5 9 9 8 8 2 2 4 4 4 4 1 1 OF OF FI FI CE CE Cypress Woods Golf & C.C. $207,500Turnkey 2BR, 2BA, 1st oor condo with fabulous views of the lake & golf course. Steps to the pool & spa and golf equity. Pine Ridge $229,0002nd oor, 2BR, 2BA condo. Superb local to walk to Mercato shops & restaurants Beautifully maintained! Heritage Bay $279,0001st oor, turnkey 2BR, 2BA plus den freshly painted condo. Golf equity, tennis, exercise room & wonderful amenities. A GOLFERS PARADISE! SUNDAY BRUNCH AT THE CLUBHOUSE! LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! NEW LISTING! VISIT WWW.DWANAPLES.COM FOR INFO ON THESE AND OTHER NAPLES LUXURY PROPERTIESDAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA NAPLES LUXURY REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTOVER $140 MILLION IN CLOSED TRANSACTIONS SINCE 2014! AMERIVEST REALTY | Ofce: 239.280.5433 f Ravello at Mediterra10,746 SQ FT | $8,250,000 Il Corsini at Mediterra7,857 SQ FT | $5,495,000 Verona at Mediterra6,240 SQ FT | $3,950,000 Bellezza at Mediterra3,836 SQ FT | $1,995,000 Buonasera at Mediterra3,477 SQ FT | $1,695,000 Lucarno at Mediterra3,624 SQ FT | $1,595,000 Calabria at Mediterra2,589 SQ FT | $729,000 Calabria at Mediterra2,873 SQ FT | $625,000 SOLD! SOLD! Park Shore | $795,000141 COLONADE CIRCLE TOGETHER WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING OUR PERSONALIZED CONCIERGE SERVICE TO OUR BUYERS AND SELLERS. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS Each o ce is independently owned and operated. GORDIE LAZICH239.777.2033 MARK MARAN239.777.3301 GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN Park Shore | $1,095,000SURFSEDGE #1407 Old Naples | $4,195,000272 1ST AVENUE SOUTH OPEN SUN 1-4 OPEN SUN 1-4

PAGE 40 | 239. 2 EXCELLENC E Florida Locations: Bonita Springs/Ester o Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina Locations: Ca s and Sapphire Vall e 1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES Extraordinary 5 BR, 6 BA Estate, Over 9,700 S.F. $13,975,000 MLS 217020067 Don DeLuca 239.213.9100 OPEN 8/5 & 8/6 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL NAPLES Timeless, 8 BR, 8 Full BA, 2 Powder BA Golf Course, Preserve w/Sunset Skies $7,950,000 MLS 215050309 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS NAPLES Tranquility, a Contemporary Zen Design Over 9,000 S.F. Indoor/Outdoor Living Space $3,795,000 MLS 217029954 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 PARK SHORE NAPLES $1,995,000 MLS 217006667 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 NAPLES $1,499,000 MLS 217031403 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NAPLES $1,499,000 MLS 216066094 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ESTERO Highly Desirable Neighborhood Long Golf Course Views, Near Clubhouse $1,050,000 MLS 217015367 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS NAPLES 4 BR, 4 BA, 1 Acre, Highly Sought After Commercial Size Pool & Infinity Edge Spa $1,049,000 MLS 216054371 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 FOUR SEASONS NAPLES New Look Contemporary, 20' Ceilings $999,000 MLS 216008506 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 LUSSO VILLAS ESTERO $929,900 MLS 217029133 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 NAPLES $925,000 MLS 217005410 Zach Fischer 239.777.7500 ESTERO $745,000 MLS 217039527 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 ESTERO Quiet Wooded Lot w/Park Next Door Private Pool/Spa Surrounded by Vegetation $735,000 MLS 217016458 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS NAPLES Totally Remodeled, 3 BR, 2 BA Condo On the Bay Across from the Beach $649,000 MLS 217026301 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 MOORINGS 7461 LANTANA CIR., NAPLES Entertainer's Paradise, Open Floor Plan Upgrades, Indoor/Outdoor Surround Sound $649,000 MLS 217046089 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 OPEN 8/6 1:00PM 4:00PM LANTANA AT OLDE CYPRESS NAPLES 3 BR + Den, 2 BA, Pool, Southern Exposure Many Modern Updates, Lake & Preserve Views $635,000 MLS 217033522 John Aycock 239.777.9898 CROSSINGS AT MILL RUN BONITA $610,000 MLS 217027486 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 ESTERO $599,000 MLS 217032148 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 NAPLES $569,000 Call for Details Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 BONITA $549,000 MLS 217036945 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 NAPLES 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, 3-Car Garage Upgraded Kitchen/Breakfast Bar $549,000 MLS 217045269 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 BLACK BEAR RIDGE 25961 NESTING CT. #101, BONITA Unobstructed Lake, Golf & Preserve Views Glassed-In Lanai, 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2-Car Garage $539,000 MLS 217027383 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 NEW PRICE OPEN 8/6 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY BONITA Turnkey, 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, Pool/Spa Beautiful Golf Course & Sunset Views $509,900 MLS 217022861 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 SPANISH WELLS 9832 ALHAMBRA LN., BONITA Lovely 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, Pool Home Located in Quiet, Peaceful Setting $495,000 MLS 217036495 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 OPEN 8/6 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS BONITA $489,000 MLS 217029244 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 BONITA $478,000 MLS 217044447 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 NAPLES $459,000 MLS 217033486 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES $449,000 MLS 217030991 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NAPLES Exceptional 2-Story Home Lake View from Beautiful Pool & Spa $429,000 MLS 217042915 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 NEW LISTING LAUREL LAKES BONITA Bright Top Floor Condo w/High Ceilings 34-Acre Private Beach $349,900 MLS 217040962 Ilse Lefas 239.269.4289 PELICAN LANDING BONITA 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Den A Stunning 2,275 S.F., Turnkey Furnished $349,500 MLS 216073148 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 VASARI NAPLES Completely Remodeled, 4 BR, 3 BA New Island Kitchen, Cabinets & Granite $339,000 MLS 217034044 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 OPEN 8/6 1:00PM 4:00PM VALENCIA LAKES ESTERO $320,000 MLS 217015772 Bette Pitzer 239.560.2627 NAPLES $319,000 MLS 217021679 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 BONITA $299,900 MLS 217030489 Al Diago 239.333.2375 BONITA $297,000 MLS 216031021 Darlene Rice 239.325.3537 9305 LA PLAYA CT. #1624, BONITA Turnkey, 3 BR, 2 BA, 2nd Floor End Unit Outstanding Lake, Golf & Preserve Views $271,900 MLS 217037153 Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 OPEN 8/6 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS MARBELLA NAPLES Lake Views, Tastefully Decorated 2nd Floor Condo Turnkey with All New Furnishings $259,000 MLS 217034005 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 OPEN 8/6 1:00PM 4:00PM VINEYARDS BELLERIVE BONITA Well Maintained 2 BR, 2 BA, SS Appliances Landscaped Views from Your Lanai $239,900 MLS 217035711 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY WILD PINES BONITA 2 BR, 2.5 BA, Newly Remodeled Townhome Private Corner Unit w/Preserve View $235,000 MLS 217046297 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 NEW LISTING HACIENDA VILLAGE ESTERO $181,900 MLS 217025671 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 NAPLES $169,900 MLS 217029236 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 NAPLES $159,900 MLS 217024029 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NAPLES $159,900 MLS 217044976 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312


2 13.9100 | E o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island s hiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands e y/Lake Toxaway 1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES $13,975,000 MLS 217020067 Don DeLuca 239.213.9100 NAPLES $7,950,000 MLS 215050309 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NAPLES $3,795,000 MLS 217029954 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 NAPLES A Singular Opportunity at Venetian Villas Bay, Dock, 2-Car Garage $1,995,000 MLS 217006667 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 PARK SHORE NAPLES Price Adjusted to Sell Quickly Brand New, Prime Lakefront Home $1,499,000 MLS 217031403 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE NAPLES 2-Story Victorian Charmer w/Refreshed Look Front Porch, Wraparound Balconies $1,499,000 MLS 216066094 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 HEMINGWAY PLACE ESTERO $1,050,000 MLS 217015367 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 NAPLES $1,049,000 MLS 216054371 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 NAPLES $999,000 MLS 216008506 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ESTERO Private Lot w/Great Lake Views 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms + Den $929,900 MLS 217029133 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS NAPLES Build Your Dream Home Over an Acre Corner Lot $925,000 MLS 217005410 Zach Fischer 239.777.7500 PINE RIDGE ESTERO Rare 3 BR, 3 BA, 1st Floor Unit Incredible Outdoor Patio $745,000 MLS 217039527 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 THE COLONY ESTERO $735,000 MLS 217016458 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 NAPLES $649,000 MLS 217026301 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 7461 LANTANA CIR., NAPLES $649,000 MLS 217046089 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NAPLES $635,000 MLS 217033522 John Aycock 239.777.9898 BONITA 130 Along Imperial River Gulf Access 3 BR, 2 BA, Charming & Fully Renovated $610,000 MLS 217027486 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 PLAN OF RIVERSIDE ESTERO Oak Hammock, 3 BR, 3 BA Den Golf & Lake View, 2-Car Attached Garage $599,000 MLS 217032148 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 NEW PRICE SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS NAPLES Remodeled Canal Home w/Gulf Access 3 BR, 2 BA, Tile Flooring Throughout $569,000 Call for Details Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 GULF SHORES BONITA 2 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, Loft, 1,980+ S.F. Under Air Turnkey Condo, Southern Lake View $549,000 MLS 217036945 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 BONITA BAY GREENBRIAR NAPLES $549,000 MLS 217045269 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 25961 NESTING CT. #101, BONITA $539,000 MLS 217027383 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 BONITA $509,900 MLS 217022861 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 9832 ALHAMBRA LN., BONITA $495,000 MLS 217036495 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 BONITA Private Lakeside Setting 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms + Den $489,000 MLS 217029244 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 BONITA BAY THE HAMPTONS BONITA Canal Front, 3 BR, 3 BA, Large Pool Beautifully Remodeled Throughout $478,000 MLS 217044447 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 NEW LISTING JOLLY ROGER NAPLES Resort Style Living, 2 BR, 2 BA, Turnkey 5 Minute Walk to 5th Ave. $459,000 MLS 217033486 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES BAY RESORT NAPLES Yacht Harbor Manor Gem Beach Access Across the Street $449,000 MLS 217030991 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 MOORINGS NAPLES $429,000 MLS 217042915 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 BONITA $349,900 MLS 217040962 Ilse Lefas 239.269.4289 BONITA $349,500 MLS 216073148 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NAPLES $339,000 MLS 217034044 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 ESTERO Turnkey Low-Density Bundled Golf $320,000 MLS 217015772 Bette Pitzer 239.560.2627 COPPERLEAF AT THE BROOKS NAPLES Nicely Appointed, 3 BR, Walk-Up Condo Beautiful Lake Views $319,000 MLS 217021679 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 BRIDGEWATER BAY BONITA 3 BR, 2 BA, Double Lot, 1,640 S.F., Lake View 55+ Community, Great Amenities & Low Fees $299,900 MLS 217030489 Al Diago 239.333.2375 NEW PRICE BONITA FAIRWAYS BONITA Investors Dream 1st Floor, 3 BR, 2 BA, 2-Car Garage $297,000 MLS 216031021 Darlene Rice 239.325.3537 SPANISH WELLS 9305 LA PLAYA CT. #1624, BONITA $271,900 MLS 217037153 Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 NAPLES $259,000 MLS 217034005 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 BONITA $239,900 MLS 217035711 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA $235,000 MLS 217046297 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 ESTERO 1st Floor, 1 BR + Den, 2 BA, Great Location Great Room Design, Southern Lake View $181,900 MLS 217025671 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 VILLAGIO NAPLES Completely Remodeled & Updated Private Setting $169,900 MLS 217029236 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 EDGEWOOD NAPLES 1st Floor 2 BR, 2 BA Turnkey Condo Golf Course Views, Bundled Golf $159,900 MLS 217024029 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 GLADES GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB NAPLES Gorgeous Golf Course and Lake Views 3rd Floor Unit w/ Elevator $159,900 MLS 217044976 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 LELY GOLF ESTATES


YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH BAY COLONYRemington #204 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200Web ID 217003493 $4,799,000BAY COLONYToscana #1703 Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web ID 217021231 $2,395,000BAY COLONYRemington #402 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID MILL052617IHE $4,995,0001 2 3 FEATURED LISTINGS 2 31351 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216063829 $11,900,000 Gramercy #8N Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216056046 $1,799,000 5 90 Palm Circle East Deb Welch 239.293.5294 Web ID 215065517 $3,495,000 La Mer #1200 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217012326 $1,485,000 Sanctuary #123 Kelly Kent 239.250.5480 Web ID 217031433 $585,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS OLD NAPLES PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY1212 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217004127 $10,900,000 Royal Palm Club #507 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216032028 $749,000 505 on Fifth #204 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID W204062917IHE $2,595,000 Villas Pienza #B106 Claudia Vitulich 216.470.5500 Web ID 217030337 $1,150,000 Toscana #1602 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 216042456 $2,288,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS OLD NAPLES PARK SHORE BAY COLONY3300 Green Dolphin Lane Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Web ID 216011338 $6,995,000 Holly Greens Villa #104 Steve Allison 239.776.8160 Web ID 217013728 $539,990 1975 Tarpon Road Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217045145 $1,095,000 Colony Gardens #301 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216066805 $875,000 Mansion La Palma #203 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 216016653 $1,199,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS ROYAL HARBOR PARK SHORE BAY COLONY3200 Gordon Drive Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 217001730 $5,995,000 Spindrift Club #34 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 217003393 $445,000 Country Club #N-203 James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217048311 $379,900 Mystique #701 Urness/Tarkenton 239.598.9900 Web ID 216016741 $6,000,000 2011 Timarron Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217045770 $625,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS OLD NAPLES PELICAN BAY PELICAN MARSH565 Fairway Terrace Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 217006721 $2,595,000 2027 5th Street South Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID 2027030617IHE $9,999,999 737 Willowhead Drive Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217022234 $3,695,900 St. Raphael #1406 Gordie Lazich/Mark Maran 239.777.2033 Web ID NEME052217IHE $2,995,000 1958 Dory Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217046152 $615,000 THE MOORINGS AQUALANE SHORES PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY PELICAN MARSH PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 1


#35on the REAL Trends 500 by sales volume, 2017NATIONALLY RANKEDSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. Al l information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Premier Sothebys International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted. *Real Trends 500, 2017 to p U.S. residential sellers by volume. Bay Harbor by Fred Wagner used with permission. 20,000 ASSOCIATES | 880 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 70 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY | 40 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS Bay Harbor Fred WagnerFIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161SANIBEL | 239.472.2735CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847GREY OAKS ESTUARY | 239.262.5557BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424MYSTIQUE AT PELICAN BAY | 239.598.9900 9771 Niblick Lane Michael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 239.213.7344Web ID 216074432 $4,150,000 221 29th Street SW Jari Philson 239.331.0294 Web ID 217047964 $565,000 Terra Verde #2378 Carol Reid 239.269.9555 Web ID 217011324 $824,999 12856 Bald Cypress Lane Debra McInnis 239.776.4946 Web ID 217048024 $779,000 7661 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217046406 $699,000 1421 Forrest Court Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 216033605 $2,925,000 The Enclave #201 Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070 Web ID 217048228 $399,000 ESTATES AT BAY COLONY GOLDEN GATE ESTATES GREY OAKS QUAIL CREEK FIDDLERS CREEK MARCO ISLAND PALMIRA GOLF CLUB7542 Snead Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217033288 $1,590,000 Dominica Isle #202 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 217003177 $549,500 4448 Wayside Drive Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216005639 $2,090,000 2854 Lone Pine Lane Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 Web ID 217036782 $599,000 2822 Aviamar Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217046782 $580,000 945 Caxambas Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217010668 $1,950,000 27140 Lost Lake Lane Cathy/Jim McCormick 239.850.4278 Web ID 217047957 $722,000 LELY RESORT ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE QUAIL WEST OLDE CYPRESS FIDDLERS CREEK MARCO ISLAND BONITA BAY7482 Martinique Terrace Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217003852 $795,000 1420 Nighthawk Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216068009 $6,395,000 Aqua #510 John DAmelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 216036267 $1,789,000 8187 Wilshire Lakes Boulevard Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 Web ID 217028677 $549,900 Marengo #204 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217046395 $410,000 1775 Waterfall Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 215066841 $635,000 11531 Paige Court Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web ID 217047352 $3,590,000 LELY RESORT GREY OAKS PELICAN ISLE WILSHIRE LAKES FIDDLERS CREEK MARCO ISLAND CAPTIVA2742 14th Street North Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 216052142 $679,000 1460 Anhinga Pointe Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 217019026 $4,495,000 Grande Excelsior #506 Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 Web ID 217026968 $1,329,000 278 Willet Avenue Debron Fowles 239.826.6655 Web ID SUNA050917IHE $3,399,000 24451 Woodsage Drive Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 217047448 $849,000 Vantage Point #117 Dave Flowers 239.404.0493 Web ID 217025353 $425,000 1035 South Yachtsman Drive Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217048306 $1,149,000 NAPLES TERRACE GREY OAKS THE DUNES VANDERBILT BEACH PELICAN LANDING MARCO ISLAND SANIBEL14712 Windward Place Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216050698 $599,900 2211 Residence Circle Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Web ID 217023822 $1,499,000 Castillo #1-102 John DAmelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 217011607 $812,500 Le Dauphin #104 Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web ID 217022373 $1,999,000 26454 Doverstone Street Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 217048174 $459,000 Grandview #301 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217026280 $389,500 9820 Capstan Court Russ Crutcheld 239.560.2742 Web ID 217013167 $549,000 NAPLES RESERVE GREY OAKS TIBURON VANDERBILT BEACH HAWTHORNE MARCO ISLAND FORT MYERS PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM


B12 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 14 15 9 Seaglass at Bonita Bay26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 seaglassatbonitabay.comAltaira4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 AltairaWCI.comKalea Bay13910 Old Coast Road Naples, FL 239.793.0110 Mediterra15836 Savona Way Naples, FL 855.810.7976 mediterranaples.comQuail West6289 Burnham Road Naples, FL 239.592.1010 QuailWest.comTalis Park16980 Livingston Road Naples, FL 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comTwin Eagles11330 Twin Eagles Boulevard Naples, FL 239.352.8000 TwinEagles.comOlde Cypress7276 Lantana Circle Naples, FL 239.596.4794 OldeCypressLantana.comRaffia Preserve4075 Wolfe Road Naples, FL 239.598.2370 raffiapreserve.wcicommunities.comNaples Square100 S Goodlette-Frank Road Naples, FL 239.228.5800 NaplesSquare.comThe Isles of Collier Preserve5445 Caribe Avenue Naples, FL 844.838.3392 MintoUSA.comLely Resort New Home Sales8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg 8-102Naples, FL 239.793.2100 stockdevelopment.comMangrove Bay201 Goodlette Road South Naples, FL 239.261.2200 MangroveBayNaples.comResidences at Mercato9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 239.594.9400 ResidencesAtMercato.comLivingston Lakes15161 Palmer Lake Circle Naples, FL 239.444.3490 livingstonlakes.comThe Colony Golf & Bay Club4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 1 13 16 Ave Maria5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL 888.841.3477 AveMaria.comSienna Reserve14656 Reserve Lane Naples, FL 239.643.4333 siennareservenaples.comAndalucia1336 Andlaucia Way Naples, FL 239.304.8314 17 18 Estuary at Grey Oaks1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 239.261.3148 estuaryatgreyoaks.comONE1300 Hendry Street Fort Myers, FL 239.500.5294 EXT. 1 20 19 Gulf of MexicoAirport Pullin g RdBayshore DrRattlesnake Hammock RdRadio RdLivingston RdThomasson DrMassey StGoodlette RdVanderbilt Beach RdImmokalee RdFrank Blvd DrLivingston Rd SCray ton Rd111th Ave NPlateau RdGoodlett e Rde BlvdPelican Marsh BlvdCounty Barn Rd5th Pine Ridge RdGolden Gate PkwyLogan BlvdTamiami TrlTamiami TrlTamiami TrlBonita Beach RdSanta Barbara Blvd Santa Barbara BlvdOld Hwy 41Green BlvdGolden Gate BlvdLivingston RdFiddlers Creek PkwyDavis BlvdCollier BlvdCollier BlvdNaples Municipal t N Naples Reg ParkLely Pelican Bay Naples VineyardsGolden GateIsland WalkNaplesPine RidgeVerona Walk Naples Manor Lely Resort East Naples Port Royal Belle Meade Shell Island Palm River 846 31 867 951 951 84 41 41 75CENTRAL NAPLES NORTH NAPLES OLD NAPLES EAST NAPLES BONITA SPRINGS ESTEROHickory B lvdlBon ita Be ach RdImpe ria l Pkwy Impe rial B oni ta B each R d SEOld 41 RdShangrila RdCoconut Rd 865 75 NAPLES 1 14 13 15 3 R R d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 12 11 2 5 d 6 4 7 10 8 9 ell Grade RdRandall Blvd47th AveOil Well Rd p Keais RdEverglades BlvdEverglades BlvdMassey St m okalee RdWilson BlvdDesoto BlvdPlateau RdDesoto Blvd N d Golden Gate BlvdCollier Blvden eOrangetreeGolden Gates Estates 75EAST NAPLES 17 16 N a apl ap ap ap ap p ap p p pl p p ap p p p pl p l l l apl p p p pl l l a p l a l a ap ap ap p l a ap a a a a p es e e e e e e e e e e e s g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g P Pa P P P P P P P P P P P P r rk r r k r r r r k k k r r r r r k P P P P P P P P P P Pa P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P r rk rk r k k r k r k k rk k r rk k r r k r r r k r k k k r r k 18 19 20 FORT MYERSPalm Beach Blvd n Midpoint Bridge Cl eveland AveDr MLK BlvdVeronica S Shoemaker Blvd v dFowler StC oloni al BlvdCle veland AveH anson S t R dPondella Rddge Pkwy 21 Historic Downtown River District 21


FLStockDevelopmentBROKER 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. For directions and complete listings of all our models & communities please visit StockDevelopment.com2639 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE | SUITE 101 | NAPLES, FL 34119 | 239.592.7344THE BEST QUALITY. THE BEST CHOICES. THE BEST LOCATIONS. MOVE-IN-READY HOMES NOW AVAILABLE! PRESENTING SIGNATURE CLUB LAKOYA TIVOLI III MAJESTICMADISONSTOCKS BEST MUIRFIELD V COCOPLUM PARK SHORECustom Estate Home 3750 Fountainhead Lane 4 Bed, 4 Baths, 4,189 sq. ft. $3,395,000 Furnished POLYNESIA Now Open Custom Estate Home 236 Polynesia Court $2,895,000 Furnished 3750 Fountainhead Lane 3750 Fountainhead Lane LELY RESORTVENICE B CIPRIANI COACH HOME 2/2.5 2,230 sq.ft. WAS $4 13,100 NOW $383,100 WENTWORTH SIGNATURE CL UB COACH HOME 2/2.5 2,091 sq.ft. WAS $4 72,990 NOW $437,990 CAPRI LAKO YA VILLA 3/2 2,107 sq.ft. WAS $470,445 NOW $445,445 SAN MARCO B CIPRIANI CO ACH HOME 3/3.5 2,919 sq.ft. WAS $4 79,760 NOW $449,760 NAPOLI LAKO YA VILLA 3/2 1,882 sq.ft. WAS $484,260 NOW $459,260 ARVANITA LAKOYA VILLA 3/2 1,916 sq.ft. WAS $484,9 50 NOW $459,950 TIVOLI III LAKOYA SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 3/3 2,062 sq.ft. WAS $6 92,155 NOW $629,990 ST. ANDREWS SIGNATURE CLUB CO ACH HOME 3/3.5 2,743 sq.ft. FURNISHED NOW $742,975ESPLANADE OF NAPLESMAJESTIC SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4 3,843 sq.ft. WAS $1,608,290 NOW $1,599,990ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVECOCOPLUM SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4.5 3,641 sq.ft. WAS $1,313,945 NOW $1,263,945 MARIGOLD SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 4/4.5 3,578 sq.ft. WAS $1,311,510 NOW $1,261,510NAPLES RESERVEBELFIELD SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/3.5 2,812 sq.ft. WAS $95 2,460 NOW $927,460 MADISON SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 4/4.5 2,947 sq.ft. WAS $1,222,500 NOW $1,197,500**Offered as a model leaseback. See Sales Associate for details.TWINEAGLESMUIRFIELD V SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4.5 3,375 sq.ft. WAS $1,384, 185 NOW $1,334,185 LELY RESORTVENICE B COACH HOME 2/2.5 2,230 sq.ft. WAS $422, 025 NOW $377,025 SAN MARCO B CO ACH HOME 3/3.5 2,919 sq.ft. WAS $4 79,760 NOW $434,760 WENTWORTH SIGNATURE CL UB COACH HOME 2/2.5 2,091 sq.ft. WAS $4 72,990 NOW $437,990 ARVANITA LAKOYA VILLA 3/2 1,916 sq.ft. WAS $484,950 NOW $444,950 TIVOLI III LAKOYA SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 3/3 2,062 sq.ft. WAS $ 725,790 NOW $644,990 SAN REMO III LAKOYA SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 2/2 1,809 sq.ft. WAS $ 709,655 NOW $634,655ESPLANADE OF NAPLESMAJESTIC II SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4 3,843 sq.ft. WAS $1,608,290 NOW $1,599,990ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVECOCOPLUM SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4.5 3,641 sq.ft. WAS $1,313,945 NOW $1,263,945 MARIGOLD SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 4/4.5 3,578 sq.ft. WAS $1,311,510 NOW $1,261,510NAPLES RESERVEBELFIELD PARROT CAY SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/3.5 2,812 sq.ft. WAS $95 2,460 NOW $927,460 VENICE SPARRO W CAY FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/2.5 2,643 sq.ft. WAS $981, 750 NOW $956,750* MADISON PARRO T CAY FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4.5 2,947 sq.ft. WAS $1,222,500 NOW $1,197,500**Offered as a model leaseback. See Sales Associate for details.QUAIL WESTGLENMORE SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4.5 3,591 sq.ft. NOW $1,633,085 STELLA SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 4/4.5 4,238 sq.ft. FURNISHED NOW $2,338,365TWINEAGLESMUIRFIELD V SINGLE FAMILY HOME4/4.5 3,375 sq.ft. NOW $1,362,850 SOLD SOLD PENDING SOLD


B14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRonto creating legacy in Southwest FloridaThe Ronto Group continues to create an impressive legacy within the luxury homebuyer market in Southwest Florida. From TwinEagles country club ambiance, to Naples Squares walkable lifestyle, the Seaglass tower at Bonita Bay, and the gated resort-style Naples Orange Blossom community, Rontos brand of luxury is shaping how people live in one of the worlds most desirable locales. A new project on Central Avenue in downtown Naples is in development. Ronto was named recipient of the Gold Award for Best Developer in the Naples Daily News 2016 Peoples Choice Awards. When the real estate market collapsed in 2008, growth at TwinEagles subsided. In September 2010, Ronto acquired TwinEagles and began to revitalize the community. Ronto focused on enhancing TwinEagles amenities, enrolling outstanding Preferred Builders, and introducing new product offerings and neighborhoods. Under Rontos leadership, six neighborhoods have sold out, and three new neighborhoods have been introduced. TwinEagles luxury residences range from carriage homes priced from the mid$300s to estate residences priced into the millions. After 28 sales in Rontos first two years, things shifted in 2013 when 65 sales were processed. That was followed by 95 sales in both 2014 and 2015. In 2016, 184 new construction contracts worth $120,844,552 were processed. A tranquil setting, the multi-faceted product offering, and an array of world-class amenities, including two championship golf courses, continue to attract homebuyers. The community was recognized by Boardroom magazine as a Distinguished Emerald Club. A golf membership is included with every newly constructed home at TwinEagles. TwinEagles Talon Golf Course hosted the Chubb Classic PGA Champions Tour in February. The communitys Eagle Course was named Best New U.S. Private Course of the Year by Golf Magazine. In addition to a golf pro shop, the 47,000 square-foot Clubhouse offers an unparalleled dining experience created by the 2015 ACF Presidents Medallion recipient Chef Chas Tatigian. The Clubhouse is complemented by a community swimming pool and fitness center. The complex includes a 2,500-square foot pool with a spa, a zeroentry feature, and a sunning deck. An outdoor lounge, dining venue, and lighted Har-Tru tennis courts are located adjacent to the pool. The 6,430-square foot fitness center includes locker rooms, aerobics and yoga, and an expansive fitness hall. At Naples Square, Ronto embraced the trend toward transforming downtown areas from serving as attractive destinations to places where people are fully engaged in city life. This new form of urbanism presents an opportunity to live in a way that puts every aspect of life within walking distance, including dining, grocery shopping, retail stores, entertainment, theater, healthcare and specialty services. This type of walk-able lifestyle is especially attractive to Baby Boomers and retirees who put a premium on active, healthy living and convenience. Naples Square is being developed by Ronto at the corner of 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples and has transformed the downtown district. The communitys walk-able lifestyle and the availability of one and two-story, two and three-bedroom plus den floor plans with open-concept living areas and open-air terraces continue to generate strong sales and homebuyer traffic. Phase I is sold, Phase II is nearly sold out and Phase III purchase agreements worth nearly $30 million have been processed. Ronto expects to start Phase III construction in fourth quarter of this year. Ronto has announced plans for the Shoppes at Naples Square are being developed. The project offer a combination of retail and restaurant space to be developed on the eastern edge of Naples Square. Ronto anticipates retail openings in 2019. Gulfshore Playhouse is poised to close on its purchase of a three-acre tract within Naples Square in mid-August and is developing plans for the construction of a multimillion-dollar 56,000 square feet complex with two theaters and an education wing. The complex will serve as an anchor for the Shoppes at Naples Square. With nearly $135 million in sales processed and construction scheduled for completion in 11 months, sales continue to expand at Rontos 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass at Bonita Bay high-rise tower. With the buildings tower floor plans, Bonita Bay Club membership opportunities, and amenities that include a 60,000 square feet Lifestyle Center, five championship golf courses, formal and informal dining, a full-service marina, hiking trails, a tennis complex, and a residents-only private beach park, Seaglass is redefining the high-rise living experience. A selection of tower residences remains available. The Seaglass tower will feature fullycompleted, ready for occupancy residences with premium finishes, including flooring, paint, and trim. Each residence will come with two protected access underbuilding parking spaces. Private enclosed two-car garages will be available. Three tower residence great room floor plans range from 2,889 to 3,421 square feet and are priced from just over $1 million. The tower residences will include dual private elevator foyers, island kitchens, three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths, or three bedrooms plus a den or fourth bedroom and three-and-a-half baths, walk-in closets, and sliders opening to outdoor spaces that include a gas grill. Naples Orange Blossom at 1948 Oil Well Road offers an affordable resort lifestyle with amenities including a new Community Center with a fitness center and catering kitchen, swimming pools, a spa, hammocks, a shade pavilion, cabanas, beach chairs, tennis courts, sand volleyball, bocce ball, and basketball courts. Stylish new residences by Lennar Corporation include Executive Homes from 1,677 to 3,867 square feet priced from the mid-$200s and Manor Homes offering 2,244 to 3,867 square feet priced from the $300s. Additional product choices will be available. To learn more about The Ronto Group, visit Above: Naples Squares Phase I is sold, Phase II is nearly sold out and Phase III purchase agreements worth nearly $30 million have been processed. Ronto expects to start Phase III construction in fourth quarter of this year. Right: TwinEagles is one of a variety of distinctly different communities being developed by the awardwinning Ronto Group. A golf membership is included with the purchase of every newly constructed home at TwinEagles. Below: With nearly $135 million in sales processed and construction scheduled for completion in 11 months, sales continue to expand at Rontos 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass at Bonita Bay high-rise tower. ADVERTORIAL


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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM The DishIvan Seligman tucks into a delicious seafood salad at DeRomos (C25), and more Cuisine News. C24-27 INSIDEWEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017Cheers to ShulasToasting VIP happy hour at the Hilton Naples, and more fun around town. C21-23 Sneak peeksFort Myers Film Festival leads the way into a new season with T.G.I.M. nights. C2 Marco Island | 239.642.2222 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Estuary at Grey Oaks | 239.261.3148 Mystique at Pelican Bay | 239.598.9900 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt | 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs | 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals | 239.262.4242 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYMarco Island Center for the Arts celebrates young and old in its newest exhibit, Over 80, Under 30, consisting of original works by artists who are either over the age of 80 or under the age of 30. The show is on display Aug. 3-29, with an opening reception set for 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8. The mature artists represented in Over 80, Under 30 were around when the Hindenburg airship burst into flames in 1937 and when Amelia Earhart disappeared. They remember when the Golden Gate Bridge opened and when Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs first appeared in movie houses. The exhibits emerging artists experienced epic Nickelodeon episodes and probably collected Beanie Babies, Pokemon cards and CD singles. When they were older, they started their social media journey with a Myspace profile. In the centers main Lauritzen and Rush galleries, visitors can admire works by Alyssa Baladad, Tanner Castle and Caitliin RosolenDe Jesus (under 30) and Marian Miller, William Ward Moseley and Edythe Newbourne (over 80). Here are some excerpts from their artist statements: Art is an expression of feeling, be it whatever medium is used. Edythe Newbourne Art is what it is, was what it was, and will be what it wants to be. We just have the good fortune of being a part of it. Caitlin Rosolen-De Jesus No more school means losing touch with friends, starting a career and a family, jumping into adulthood face-first. It is a lot of weight to carry, and I know Im not the only one having this revelation. So why Age matters in new exhibit at Marco centerMYRIAM KRIEL / COURTESY PHOTOLucille Rich, 96, poses with a photograph of herself and her husband, Henry Rich, in their vaudeville days. SEE ART, C18 BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.comIt blew our heads off, Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke says about hearing his poetry put to music. He and his wife, artist/illustrator Jeanne Clark Meinke, were sitting in composer William Dawsons car. Mr. Dawson had just played them a song hed composed, using the poet laureates verse as lyrics. The reason they were listening to it in the car, Mr. Meinke says, is because he and his wife as not very tech-y. We listen Florida poet laureates words set to music by local composer Perfect soul mates Composer William Dawson Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke SEE PERFECT, C4


C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WelcomeGeorge Anderson, MPAS, PA-CCertied Physician Assistant Now accepting new patients atNAPLES HEALTH PARK LOCATION 11181 Health Park Blvd., Suite 2280 Naples, FL 34110 1-800-591-DERM | NAPLES HEALTH PARK With the darkness, quiet and anticipation that precede the opening credits of a new film, movie theaters are one of the secular worlds sacred spaces where awe meets entertainment. Capitalizing on the publics love of the big screen, local arts organizations have grown film festivals that celebrate the ritual of cinema to screen films that are small, independent and occasionally quirky, much to the delight of local cinemaphiles. Fort Myers Film FestivalKicking off movie season this year is Fort Myers Film Festivals Thank God for Indie Mondays, or T.G.I.M. for short, a popular screening event that allows the uninitiated to gain insight into how the organization chooses films for its annual spring festival. Using cocktails, live music and a heavy dose of camaraderie and comedy, organizers invite the public to view a grab bag of undisclosed short films the first Monday of each month leading up to the big show, scheduled for Thursday through Monday, March 21-25. The first T.G.I.M. party takes place Monday, Aug. 7, at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. Its a community coming together to discuss not just film, but the effects of film and why its important. We talk about everything, brutally and bluntly, said festival founder and executive director Eric Raddatz, who is also presentation editor of Florida Weekly. All T.G.I.M. films are under consideration for the festival, he added. If they make the grade, we make them part of the official programming. Though FMFF organizers screen a wide variety of movies, from full-length features and documentaries to student films, emphasis the last few years has turned to local filmmakers and topics that that resonate with Southwest Floridians. For example, the 2017 festival opened with Black Tide, a documentary by former Sanibel Island resident Steven Johnson about Lee Countys ongoing environmental crisis caused by The U.S. Army of Engineers alleged mismanagement of Lake Okeechobee. Another favorite was the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award winner Alive Inside, another documentary that chronicles the link music creates between Alzheimers disease patients and the outside world. I think we played it third in the nation after Sundance, Mr. Raddatz said of Alive Inside. Southwest Florida is ground zero for Alzheimers patients, and it was such a heartfelt film. While its not a loudly celebrated craft in Southwest Florida, filmmaking is an undercurrent that bubbles beneath the mainstream arts scene in the region. The people who do it are passionate and committed to their art, creating fantastic cinematic opportunities for residents to learn more about their environment and their neighbors, Mr. Raddatz said. Because Florida no longer offers enticing tax break packages to filmmakers and hence has lost billions of dollars of revenue from Hollywood filmmakers who put their money and time into making locally driven movies are creating the some of the best work the festival has seen the last few years. Theyre still independent. Theyre still filmmakers who are running and gunning and who love the area, Mr. Raddatz said. It may be a side job, but theyre looking to make it more of a fulltime profession and like to concentrate on issues that are relevant to our community. Mr. Raddatz and Melissa DeHaven, development director at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, will host this years first T.G.I.M. event. Happy hour begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by screenings of several short film submissions at 7 p.m. Guest judges Tyler Shore, Mercedes Gutierrez and Jason Parrish will Fort Myers leads the way into a new season of film festivalsBY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ GARTH FRANCIS / COURTESY PHOTOIndie filmgoers get to have a say at T.G.I.M. evenings at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. MILA BRIDGER / COURTESY PHOTOFMFF founder Eric Raddatz and Melissa DeHaven co-host T.G.I.M. nights starting Monday, Aug. 7.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C3 evaluate the films in front of the audience, and everyone will enjoy live music by Frankie Colt. Theres a camaraderie among people who get it, especially among people who enjoy discussion of issues through the looking glass of film. Youll find points of view that are wide and varied expressed with a sense of respect and understanding, Mr. Raddatz said. Not only that, he added, Its just fun. Theres comedy, theres food and drink, a full bar. It certainly beats happy hour anywhere else. For more information about the eighth annual Fort Myers Film Festival, including how to submit a film for consideration, visit Naples International Film FestivalAfter years of collaboration, Naples International Film Festival and Artis Naples have merged to continue bringing high quality, independent films to local residents. Organizers are working hard to ensure that the ninth annual festival remains relatively the same experience Friday through Sunday, Oct. 26-29. With the festivals former executive director Shannon Franklin working with ArtisNaples artistic team, audiences can expect a festival that is consistent with the festivities from years past. Were excited to take it on as part of our organization, Jonathan Foerster, communications director for ArtisNaples, said. The NIFF screening committee is working furiously to winnow down this years 450 submissions in categories ranging from feature-length films and documentaries to animated shorts and student works to 50 films for screening at Silverspot Cinema over the course of the festival weekend. Each entry is reviewed by at least three volunteers on the screening committee. Its a lot of movies to screen and we want to make sure we give every film and every filmmaker the attention they deserve for their work, Mr. Foerster said. A lot of manpower and time goes into it. A finalized list of films, a screening schedule and related special programs wont be released until the review processed is finished, but film lovers can still count on the festivals key components: a red carpet kick-off party and opening film screening at Artis Naples on Friday, several screenings at Silverspot Cinema of each selected film through the weekend, and a wrap party with an awards ceremony back at the arts centers Daniels Pavilion. The opening night is great because not only is it always an amazing film (the 2017 opening film is TBA; the 2016 film was Alive and Kicking, a documentary about the culture of swing dancing), its an early season kick-off and an opportunity to come out, have a great time and be surrounded by people who are into the arts and love film, Mr. Foerster said. There are so many opportunities to see great films over those three days, and its stuff youre not going to see anywhere else, even in the age of Netflix and Hulu. Also running at ArtisNaples this coming season are film series led by critic Elaine Newton that examine current releases and a classic films, and a collaboration with Naples Philharmonic in which the orchestra will play the scores of La La Land and Casablanca while the films run on the big screen. People just love to see a film and talk bout it with a friend and enjoy the communal experience go going to the movies, Mr. Foerster said. People are excited about film in general. For more information about NIFF, visit Bonita Springs International Film Festival As the baby festival on the list, the Bonita Springs International Film Festival returns for its third year Wednesday through Saturday, Jan. 25-28, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs headquarters off Bonita Beach Road. While its currently accepting submissions in nine categories, deadlines are approaching and the screening committee will start the review process in late fall. About 70 films will make the cut. We had a lot of great feedback last year from attendees and from filmmakers, said organizer Kathy Saldivar. As with other festivals, organizers pack the event with much more than screenings. In addition to indie films, festival patrons can attend opening night and wrap parties, filmmaking workshops and Q&A sessions with directors, writers and actors. Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs also runs a Monday night film series, Films for Film Lovers, featuring foreign, independent and documentary films. Admission is $10. Coming up this month are The Vanishing (Aug. 7), Women on the Sixth Floor (Aug. 14), Tampopo (Aug. 21) and Sarahs Key (Aug. 28). For more information about the Bonita Springs International Film Festival, visit One more festival to keep in mind, though its still a long way off: Fort Myers Beach Film Festival is entering its 12th year and is scheduled for Wednesday through Sunday, April 25-28, and will begin accepting submissions in October. For more information, visit www. CHARLIE MCDONALD / COURTESY PHOTOOpening night at the 2016 Naples International Film Festival.SHORE PARRISH GUITERREZ


C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYto the radio, basically. We never use our computers. They dont listen to CDs unless theyre traveling in their car, he e x plains. Mr. Dawson, a fan of Mr. Meinkes poetry, had asked if he could put music to the poets words. Mr. Meinke was very receptive. No one had ever done that before, he says, except for a college student here and there over the years who had strummed a guitar and sung his poems. When Mr. Dawson eventually drove up from Fort Myers to St. Petersburg to meet with the Meinkes and play them the music hed composed, the 82-year-old poet was surprised to hear opera soprano Steffanie Pearce singing his words. It was so different from singing words with a guitar, a totally different version, the poet says. But we liked it. We like the idea of mixing the arts. After all, he adds, his wife has illustrated many of his books with her pen and ink drawings. (Her work has also appeared in The New Yorker, Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines.) Mr. Dawson says he suspected the poet laureate was initially put off by the recording because it was operatic. I dont think he thinks of his poems as high art, like opera, the composer explains. But Steffanie really knows how to deliver his poems, he adds. She is a consummate singer, a world-class opera singer For her to be championing my songs is an extra honor for me. This was a couple of years ago. Since then, the composer has brought baritone Christopher Holloway and concert pianist Richard Bosworth with him on return visits to the Meinkes. Having a baritone sing some of the works puts a different style and different interpretation to the poems, says Mr. Dawson. Its also a contrast with Ms. Pearces singing. In total, Mr. Dawson has set five of Mr. Meinkes poems to music. The world premiere of this song cycle for soprano, baritone and piano will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, in Beverly Hall at First United Church of Christ in Naples. Ms. Pearce and Mr. Holloway and soprano Nadia Marshall will sing, accompanied by Mr. Bosworth. They will also perform other new vocal music, including songs Mr. Dawson composed from the work of Mexican poets. Mr. Meinke will read some of this work, talk about poetry and sign books. Im not an opera lover, Mr. Meinke confesses. We dont know much about it. He and his family did spend one year in Warsaw, Poland, in the late 1970s, when he was a Fulbright professor of American poetry. It was still communist there, he says. You couldnt get anything except bread, vodka and really cheap opera, like for a dollar. They had a wonderful opera house, as good as the Met. We went all the time to whatever was playing. It was cheap entertainment. They vowed to continue attending opera when they returned to the U.S., but we really didnt pick up on it.Rugged poetry and beginningsWhat attracted me to his poems and made me want to put them to music is his love of words, Mr. Dawson says about Mr. Meinke. Hes an astute poet in that regard. He loves the sound of words and the juxtaposition of words against other words. And his imagery is so creative and so interesting. Hes also a very rugged American. Theres nothing of artifice about his poetry. When I met him, he was just like his poems: What you see is what you get. Composing music for them was pretty easy, because I just let his poetry be my guide, he says. The music comes out as I follow the lines of his poems. Its almost like the music composes itself. I do have to bring some craft to it, obviously, he adds. I make decisions and change things and revise. But it was a relatively easy process, he says. Mr. Meinke grew up in a blue-collar family in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, N.Y., and says he kept his love of poetry a secret while a child. Like every other boy, he wanted to play second base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. But the appeal of words lured him. Id tell my students, I was not precocious. I came out of a blue-collar family. I loved poetry right away and kept it a secret. I came out now and then to show a teacher and get some encouragement. I was so ignorant. Even when I went to college, I didnt know of literary magazines. So he submitted his poems to The Ladies Home Journal and Cosmopolitan, and they were published. Early in his career, he taught high school English, then earned his Ph.D. and taught on the college level. He and his family moved to Florida in 1966, where he founded and became the director of Eckerd Colleges creative writing program, one of the first in the country. Now retired, hes been writer-in-residence at several dozen colleges. Hes written 18 books of poetry and short stories and received numerous awards, including two NEA Fellowships and three prizes from the Poetry Society of America. His first book of short stories, The Piano Tuner, won the 1986 Flannery OConnor Award for Short Fiction. Mr. Meinke was appointed poet laureate of St. Petersburg in 2009, but stepped down to become poet laureate of the state.Language with wingsOne of his roles as poet laureate is to be an ambassador and an advocate for poetry. Poetry has various ways in which it appeals to people, he says, adding that one definition of poetry is the emotional history of the world. A response to poetry frequently is recognition, he says. Someone reads a poem and says, I thought that, but didnt know I knew it, or didnt know how to say it. If more people read poetry, theyd have more experiences like that. Poetry is a different kind of language, he says, but no one can agree exactly what it is. He realizes that its not the bestloved art, especially in the United States. Americans are generally not fond of poetry. Its a little too French-y, or European or intellectual, he says. Were practical, were tough. (Poetry) is something that the elite did, and we know what a lot of Americans think of the elite. Yet, he says, when people feel something important is happening to them, they often turn to poetry even Americans. Ive read that after 9/11 happened, more poems were written in America than any point in our history, he says. Its because at important times in our lives when a baby is born, when we get married, when someone we love dies or a terrible disaster occurs in those special moments, Americans know that prose doesnt cut it, regular language doesnt cut it. Rather than the flat, practical language we live by, he says, poetry is a language we need to express the things that are important to us You need language that has wings of some sort, just the sound of it suddenly the language takes off, and no one agrees what that is. He recognizes that poetry can be challenging (though his own is very accessible.) Its intense, he says, and demands more time than usual. You cant speed-read a poem, he says. You read it slowly, if youre going to get anything from it at all. You dont just read it once; you read it over and over. Poems are written in a denser way, so there are surprises in there. This is true of almost all good poetry: It has secrets buried in there, in the rhythm and in the meaning. Thats another thing poetry does: It gives life; it has a depth that recognizes the depth in our lives. Poetry says we are connected and we do have meaning. And it develops imagination and empathy. Poetry opens your mind to all kinds of differences and surprises, more than any other kind of writing, he says. It would be great for a country to have more people reading poetry, more young people.Poetry is also subversive, he says, which is why so many dictatorial governments have thrown poets in jail or exiled them. The government officials might not understand what theyve written, but they know its not toeing the party line, its not propaganda. Whatever it is, they dont want any of it around, he says. They cant control it. Its subversive. Its not the regular message, its a kind of deep truth that is not controllable. Poetry & Music Unite>> What: World premiere of a song cycle using Florida poet laureates words >> When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15 >> Where: First United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road, Naples >> Cost: $40 >> Info: 646-734-8179 or www. Poem to Old Friends Who Have Never MetBY PETER MEINKEWhen Im not wishing I could nd a unicorn I wish all our old friends knew each other The very least they deserve is the pleasure of each others company Wed go down by the river and the rocks would hum with this rich collection of men and women They would look around and see themselves no longer isolated no longer points in the darkness pointing nowhere but as links in a magni cent chain of impossible owers girdling the world and their talk (they are all talkers) would burst like spray in the sunlight and I would smile saying nothing with a bottle of beer in my hand and a small white bird banging in my heart From The Contracted World, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006Miss ArbuckleBY PETER MEINKEMiss Arbuckle taught seventh grade She hid her lips against her teeth: her bottom like the ace of spades was guarded by the virgin queen Miss Arbuckle wore thick-soled shoes blue dresses with white polka dots She followed and enforced the rules: what she was paid to teach she taught She said that Wordsworth liked the woods that Blake had never seen a tiger that Byron wasnt always good but died in Greece a freedom ghter She gave her students rigid tests and when the school let out in June she painted rings around her breasts and danced by the light of the moon HOLLOWAY MARSHALL BOSWORTH PEARCEIve read that after 9/11 happened, more poems were written in America than any point in our history. Its because at important times in our lives when a baby is born, when we get married, when someone we love dies or a terrible disaster occurs in those special moments, Americans know that prose doesnt cut it, regular language doesnt cut it. Florida Poet Laureate Peter MeinkePERFECTFrom page 1


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C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERInto the Woods By students in Gulfshore Playhouses STAR Academy summer camp at 4 and 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at The Norris Center. 261-7529 or www. Act: The Musical By The Naples Players KidzAct Aug. 4-6 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or The Cocktail Hour By The Studio Players through Aug. 6 at the Golden Gate Community Center. 398-9192 or The Smell of the Kill By Laboratory Theater of Florida Aug. 4-20. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or Poppins By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through Aug. 12. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or & the Giant Peach By The Naples Players KidzAct Aug. 11-13 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or in Jeopardy By Theatre Conspiracy Aug. 11-26 at the Alliance for the Arts. 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. 936-3239 or That Dress! Purely You Spa hosts a dress collection party for PACE Center for Girls annual Love That Dress! from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy mini spa treatments, gifts and consultations. Free with the donation of a new or gently used dress. Reservations requested. 3066 Tamiami Trail N. 3318266 or Pizza Party Cosmos Italian Caf & Pizzeria hosts an all-you-can eat pizza party from 6-8 p.m. with a blue-light processional of emergency vehicles. $10 donation suggested for the Collier County 100 Club, which supports fallen local responders and their families. 536 Tamiami Trail N. 262-8181 or Free Concert Electric Mud performs from 6-9 p.m. on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops. com. Funny Guy Comedian Drew Lynch (Americas Got Talent) performs tonight and Sunday, Aug. 6, at Off The Hook Comedy Club. FRIDAY8.4Free Stuff for Kids Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers free admission and themed programming to kids ages 12 and younger from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This weeks theme: sea turtles! 300 Tower Road. 530-5977 or Classic Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Shall We Dance (1937), starring Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. A budding romance between a ballet master and a tap dancer becomes complicated when rumors surface that they are already married. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or Dance Venue Naples hosts an evening of dinner and dancing lessons from 7-10 p.m. $65 per person for food, instruction and a glass of champagne. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or SATURDAY8.5To Market, To Market Third Street South hosts a farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or www. in the Swamp Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a guided meditation from 9-11:30 a.m. in the preserves amphitheater. $10 for members, $20 for others. 348-9151 or BuildBot Barnes & Noble hosts a community build event for LEGO and robotics enthusiasts who can build, code, program and play with Vernie the Robot at 2 p.m. Free. 598-5200 or SUNDAY8.6Dig In Head to a decadent brunch at Tarpon Bay at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point and enjoy seafood and dessert buffets, a make-your-own Bloody Mary bar, farm-to-table entrees and live jazz from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 5001 Coconut Road. 444-1234 or www.coconut. MONDAY8.7Songwriter Showcase The Marco Players host singer/songwriters Pete Gallagher and Pat Barmore in concert at 7 p.m. followed by a reception and Q&A with the musicians and a jam session until 10 p.m. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens The Vanishing (1988) at 7 p.m. Rex and Saskia are on vacation when she is abducted. After no sign of Saskia for three years, Rex receives letters from her abductor. $10. 495-8989 or TUESDAY8.8Free Film Paragon Pavilion hosts a free screening of Home at 10 a.m. today through Thursday, Aug. 10. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or Art Reception Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts an opening reception for the exhibit Over 80, Under 30 from 5:30-7 p.m. Free, but donations welcome. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 3944221 or See story on page C1.WEDNESDAY8.9Wild Wednesdays Naples Botanical Gardens conservation team leads a walk through the gardens natural areas in the Smith Upland Preserve from 9-10 a.m. Free with regular admission. 6434737 or Hey, Ladies The Center Bar at Promenade at Bonita Bay hosts Ladies Night with $5 house wine and margaritas and $3.50 well drinks from 4 p.m. to close. 2 6795 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. Is Up Traditional Irish musicians take the stage and kick up their heels at 7 p.m. at Riptide Brewing Company. 987 Third Ave. N. 228-6533 or Crystal Clear The Gypsy Sea Witch hosts a crystal bowl meditation at 7 p.m. at Koreshan State Historic Site. $15-$20, must pre-register at website. 7544449779 or COMING UPArt Awards Naples Art Association hosts an awards ceremony, reception and live music by Joel Osment for Your Choice 2017, the annual non-juried exhibition of NAA member works, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11. The exhibition will hang through Sept. 29. $10. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or Ma Belle Liverpool Live performs a tribute to The Beatles from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. $25-$75. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or Nature Film The Conservancy of Southwest Florida screens Disneynatures Wings of Life at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug 12. 1495 Smith Preserve Way. 262-0304 or Songwriter Showcase The Marco Players present singer/songwriter Andy Wahlberg in concert at 7 p.m. followed by a reception, Q&A and jam session until 10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or For The Birds Rookery Bay Environmental Learning center hosts a light breakfast and lecture about citizen science from 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15. $10 for members, $15 for others. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or Poetry and Piano Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke and composer William Dawson Jr. present their original collaborations at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Naples United Church of Christ. $40. 5200 Crayton Road. 646734-8179 or Third Thursday Musicians Steve and Shelley perform from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Third Street Souths Fleischmann Courtyard. Free. 434-6533 or on the Gulf Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club presents Gloria West and The Gents when the 32nd season of SummerJazz on the Gulf concerts continues from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. Free. 2612222 or www. Opera Naples hosts a Eurofest celebration featuring Italian cuisine and music at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Ristorante Ciao. $90 per person. 8354th Ave. S. 963-9050 or www. Songwriter Showcase The Marco Players hosts Sawgrass Cindy Hackney in concert at 7 p.m. followed by a reception, Q&A and jam session until 10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www. Songwriter Showcase The Marco Players presents singer/songwriter Joerey Ortiz in concert at 7 p.m. followed by a reception, Q&A and jam session until 10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or Piano Concert Pianist Bryan Wallick performs works by Liszt, Bach, Brahms and Albeniz from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, at Shangri-La Springs. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 646734-8179 or Art, Drink and Be Merry Naples Art Association invites guests to sip wine while instructors help them complete an acrylic painting from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. $50. 585 Park St. 2626517 or Free Concert Rockin Horse performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or SummerJazz on the Gulf Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club presents Late Night Brass when the 32nd season of SummerJazz on the Gulf concerts concludes from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. Free. 2612222 or www Free Film Mercato screens The Angry Birds Movie (2016) on the lawn at sunset on Tuesday, Sept. 19. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, its up to three unlikely outcasts to figure out what the porkers are up to. 254-1080 or Thursday Love Hunter performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Third Street Souths Fleischmann Courtyard. Free. 434-6533 or Tera Nicole Miller, Lucy Sundby and Neapolitan Jessica Walck star in The Smell of the Kill, a politically incorrect black comedy onstage Aug. 4-20 at Laboratory Theater of Florida. Nicky, Molly and Debra are old college pals who now share a growing disdain for their husbands. 1634 Woodford Ave. in Fort Myers. 218-0481 or


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For more information or to sign up, call 226-4783 or email The fifth annual Save-A-Life golf scramble to benefit the NCH Safe & Healthy Kids Coalition tees off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at W yndemere Country Club. Registration for $150 per person or $560 per foursome includes breakfast, lunch and prizes. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information, call Paula DiGrigoli at 5373436 or email info@safehealthychildren. org. RMC Group hosts the second annual RMC Open to benefit Cancer Alliance of Naples on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Moorings Country Club. Breakfast and registration start at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The day concludes with lunch, awards and prizes. Registration for $100 includes meals, greens fees and drink tickets. Sign up by calling Ashley Simpson at 298-8210 or emailing Girls on the Run of Collier County hosts its third annual Scavenger Dash that blends elements of The Amazing Race, with trivia and other challenges to cover four miles of downtown Naples from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 7. Registration is $140-$220 per team and includes after party lunch, awards and raffles. Only 40 teams permitted. For more information, visit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida hosts its 2017 Walk for Wishes stepping out at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Florida Gulf Coast University. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the race is followed by family activities. For more information, visit The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts its annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Tournament Friday through Sunday, Nov. 3-5. The weekend begins with a Friday kick-off party including cocktails, dinner, raffle and live auction. Anglers will launch from locations in Naples, Everglades City and Goodland for two days of fishing, wrapping up with a Sunday awards dinner at Northern Trust. The public is invited to the kick-off party. For more information or to register, email or visit www. The 2017 Collier Heart Walk to benefit the American Heart Association sets out at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Cambier Park. The non-competitive, threemile walk is free; participants are encouraged to solicit pledges of support. For more information or to become a sponsor, call 495-4910 or visit The Immokalee Foundations 2017 Charity Classic Pro-Am pairs local players with more than 20 of the worlds greatest golfers at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Bay Colony Golf Club. The day starts with breakfast and demonstrations at 7:30 a.m. and the tournament is followed by lunch and an awards presentation. Registration starts at $5,000,with proceeds benefitting TIF programs that build pathways to postsecondary education for Immokalees youth. For more information, call 430-9122 or visit Pilot Club of Naples hosts its Pilot Holiday 5K Walk/Run at 7 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at North Collier Regional Park. Registration is $15-$40. For more information, call 289-8968 or visit Humane Society Naples hosts its 12th annual Run for the Paws to support the organizations rescue and adoption efforts at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Naples Municipal Airport. Participants can bring their dogs for a timed 5k walk/ run. Registration is $25. For more information or to register, call 643-1555 or visit Email news about charity sports events to Lindsey Nesmith at lnesmith@ CLUB NOTES The Naples Christian Womens Connection invites area women to lunch and a program at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at the Quail Creek Country Club, 13300 Valewood Drive. Guest speaker Becky Burgue will discuss The Letter That Changed My Life. Musical guest will be violinist Sara Doma. Cost is $28 (half price for firsttimers). For reservations, call 514-2207 or email Wine Tasters of Naples is a social club that meets from 5-7:30 p.m. every Friday at different locations around town. More so than wine, members enjoy socializing and working together on philanthropic and service projects to benefit the community. Members pay a $7 door fee; guests pay $9. Light bites are served, and attendees pay for their own beverages. The Aug. 4 place to be is Agave, followed by Hyatt House on Aug. 11. The club sponsors other social events throughout the year as well. For more information, visit www. Solo Singles of Collier County was organized more than 25 years ago to create and promote recreation, culture, charitable and social activities for those persons single, divorced or widowed. Members meet at 5 p.m. every Friday for happy hour and dinner at different restaurants around town. Upcoming gathering spots are: Aug. 4, Under the Shady Palm Pub, 210 Tamiami Trail N.; and Aug. 11, Miller Ale House, 6320 Hollywood Blvd. For more information, call Carey Hughes 262-0278 or email Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of every month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next meetings are Aug. 5 and 19. Members should bring their works in progress and be prepared to share techniques and tips. All are invited to enjoy lunch afterward at Fitzgeralds. RSVP by emailing Joe Geithmann at For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email dcritchie@comcast. net. Alliance Francaise de Naples invites all who enjoy conversing in French to join La Table Franaise at noon Thursday, Aug. 10, at The French Brasserie Rustique, 365 Fifth Ave. S. Denyse Jenkins will guide the conversation. All are welcome. The only cost is for lunch ordered from the menu. To make a reservation, call the restaurant at 315-4019. For more information about Alliance Francaise de Naples, email Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. The next meeting is Aug. 10. Guests and new members are always welcome. Reservations are not required. Attendees order from the menu and pay for their meals. Pilot International focuses its charitable and educational efforts on brain-related disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268. Toast of The Coast Toastmasters Club #6544, recognized by Toastmasters International as a Presidents Distinguished Club, meets from noon to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Friday of every month at the American Cancer Society office, 5020 Tamiami Trail N. The next meetings are Aug. 11 and 25. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 777-0416 or visit Gamma Phi Betas who are living in or visiting Southwest Florida are welcome to join members for lunch on the second Monday of every month at Brio Ristorante in Waterside Shops. The next meeting is Aug. 14. For more information, call Lynne Nordhoff at 594-8420. Kappa Alpha Theta alumnae in Naples, Marco Island and Bonita Springs enjoy lunch together on the second Monday of each month MayOctober at different local restaurants. The next Lunch Bunch is Aug. 14. For more information, call 434-5610 or visit Pi Beta Phi alumnae in the Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island areas are invited to mix and mingle from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Seasons 52, 8930 Tamiami Trail N. To RSVP or for more information, call 908-7301 or email bhc9514@ Email club news to Cindy Pierce at


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C24 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.389.69012500 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 1100, Naples, FL 34109 LIVE ENTERTAINMENTWednesday 5:00-7:30pm EVERY TUESDAY NIGHTLOBSTAH FEST Whole Main Lobsterwith Potatoes & Corn on the CobHouse Cut Prime Ribwith Baked Potato & Seasonal Vegetables OR HAPPY HOURTuesday-Sunday 4:00-6:00pmHalf Price Cocktails & Bar Menu EVERY WEDNESDAYULTIMATE DANCE & LEGENDS SHOW DUOMANHATTAN CONNECTION CUISINE NEWS Rise and shine. After a series of invitation-only events, Timeless and La Colmar Bakery & Bistro, adjoining establishments at 80 and 90 Tamiami Trail N., open their doors to the public early Monday morning, Aug. 7. Billed as an MHK eatery, Timeless is a collaboration between Chef David Nelson and well-known Naples architect Matthew Kragh. The coffee and espresso bar will welcome the first patrons at 6 a.m. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant aims to provide casual dining, snacking and drinking opportunities that offer a contemporary twist on classic comfort foods. Among the menu items: bagels and classic brunch staples, wood-fired pizzas, gourmet salads and seasonally driven small plates and appetizers. Breakfast will be offered from 7-10 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., happy hour from 4-6 p.m. and dinner from 4:30 p.m. to close. There are indoors, patio and bar/lounge seating options. Takeout and delivery services will be available starting Aug. 14. Opening at 6:30 a.m. and closing at 10 p.m., La Colmar will offer French delicacies like a variety of pastries, confections and breads; charcuterie options from France, Spain and Italy; cheeses, pate, foie gras, cold and hot sandwiches (think Apple Brie, Croque Monsieur and Baguette Flambe), salads and more. Local beers on draft and a variety of craft beers from France, plus wines from around the world will be available for dining in and also for retail purchase. A signature drink at La Colmar is the Fros, a slushie made with ros wine. Proprietors are French-trained master baker Yannick Brendel and his wife, Ana Brendel. Mr. Brendel started working in his family bakery in Colmar, France, when he was 16. He interned with Dany Husser, Frances most award-winning master pastry chef, and was recruited to come to America by the owner of La Provence, a French bakery in Miami. For more information about TimelessAn MHK Eatery, call 331-4325 or visit For more information about La Colmar Bakery & Bistro, call 315-4303. Cosmos Italian Caf & Pizzeria offers all-you-can-eat pizza sausage, pepperoni, cheese and margherita with a donation to Collier County 100 Club from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3. Guests will also be treated to emergency vehicle displays and a blue light procession on U.S. 41. $10 suggested donation. 536 Tamiami Trail N. 262-8181 or In honor of National Watermelon Day, Zen Asian BBQ offers a free Drunken Watermelon cocktail, made from watermelon pulp and soju, with the purchase of two menu items on Thursday, Aug. 3. 10823 Tamiami Trail N. 949-7117 or Jasons Deli lets kids ages 12 and under eat free during Floridas Tax Free Weekend, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 4-6. Diners will receive up to two free kids meals with an adult entre and drink purchase. The promotion is an effort to lighten the financial burden on parents purchasing back-to-school items for their kids. 2700 Immokalee Road. 985-7215 or Bleu Provence hosts a wine dinner showcasing five of the complex, refreshing wines of Alsace beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10. After a welcome glass of 2014 Kuentz-Vas Alsace Blanc, each of four courses will be accompanied by a different wine. $65. 1234 Eighth St. S. 261-8239 or Chef David Speegle of Grand Cru in Baltimore will create a tasting menu for dinner starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Venue Naples. $75 without wines, $125 with wine pairings. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or Want to work on your skills in the kitchen? Here are some cooking classes on the front burner: The Good Life, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663 or French Bistro Night: Wednesday, Aug. 9 ($65); Paleo Diet Meets Authentic Italian Cuisine: Thursday, Aug. 24 ($65). Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or Date Night Italian Summer: Friday, Aug. 4 ($79); Best of Summer Tomatoes: Saturday, Aug. 5 ($69); Date Night Summer Surf: Saturday, Aug. 5 ($85); Spectacular Summer Macarons: Sunday, Aug. 6 ($69); Cooking 101: Sunday, Aug. 6 ($69); Ricotta & Mozzar ella: Monday, Aug. 7 ($69); Tasty Tapas Party: Tuesday, Aug. 8 ($69); Master Class Steak: Wednesday, Aug. 9 ($85). Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at La Colmar Bakery & Bistro TimelessAn MHK Eatery


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 C25 239.263.9940 5 apps drinks 5 5 $ just each! Choose one from todays selection From 5 7pm everyday at the dock barFish Kabobs COME FOR THE FOOD, STAY FOR THE SPORTS! Naples 239-352-4233, Pebblebrooke Plaza, 15215 Collier Blvd # 301, Naples, FL 34119 MONDAY G GOU RME T T BURGERS, B BBQ & BRE W W BUR UR G GER $7 $7 .9 .99 C CHE ES SE E BUR GER R $8 .99 9 ANY O OT T HER BU BU U R RGE R $9. $9. 99 99 MOO NSH NSH INE INE BBQ PLA P TTER $12. 99 9 Half rack of ribs, pulled pork slider, 2 chicken wings, fries, homemade coleslaw and baked beans TUESDAY NEW EW YO RK/ RK/ C CHI HI CAGO P IZZ ZZ A A PAR TY $5 5 OFF ME DIU U U M $ $7 7 OFF LA RG GE E MED IT ITE E RRA RRA A N NEA N SAL AD AD $3 $3. 50 CHI I CKE C N P ARM ESA SA N WIT H P H P AST A $ $ 11 11. 99 WEDNESDAY F FA JI JI T TA R IT IT AS S A $5 5 OFF F A AN Y F Y F AJI TA TA $5 M MA AR GAR R I ITA S $ $5 QUE UE E SO SO B BL LA NCO O & C C HIP HIP S 2 2 F OR 5 S OFT T SHE HE LL TAC AC O OS Choice of chicken or beef. MON-FRILUNCH SPECIALAvailable till 3 pm 7 7 7 7 c c h h h o o o i i i c c c e e e s s f f o o o o r r r r $ $ 7 7 7 7 e e a a c c c c h h h h 7 7 7 7 7 $ $ $ 7 7 7 7 7 SATURDAY AUG 5 1 15 15 % Of f f f f Entire F Fo Fo od B il l l l l Must present coupon. Valid one day only, Sat 08/05/17. Beverage purchase each person required. Not valid with other oers including daily promotions. Friday FridayTASTE OUR NEW MENU BETTER QUALITY. PRICED RIGHT. Thursday Thursday KILLER WINGS & THINGS $ $ $ $ 2 2 2 O O F F F F F F F AN AN Y Y ST T E EV IE IE E S BA A SK SK SK E ET T 1 0 0 0 0 F F F O O R R $ $ 5 5 5 9 9 9 9 9 B BO NE NE NE LE LE L SS S CH H I IC K KE E N W WI NG NG E ER S S 6 6 6 6 9 9 9 9 JU JU U MB MB MB O O WI WI I W NG NG G S 2 for 1 DRINKS ALL DAY House Wine, Domestic Drafts & All Well Drinks T T TA ST T E E OU R R NE E W W ME E NU N GREA T FOOD BE TT TT ER QU AL ITY. PRICED RIGHT. FULL RACK OF OUR MOONSHINE BABY BACK RIBSServed with Fries and Cole SlawOffer available with the purchase of a beverage. Dine in Only. ROLL INTO THE WEEK WITH US Saturday & Sunday Saturday & Sunday $10.99SAT & SUN AUG 5 & 6 Entertainment Friday Evening! 4-6pm & 7-10pm FISHING LODGE FISH FRY YUENGLING BEER BATTERED FISH FRY $9.99 Served with fries and slaw.GROUPER FRY $12.99Served with fries and slaw. ENTERTAINMENT 4-6PM THE DISHThe Dish: Mare Azzurro (Italian Seafood Salad) The Price: $18 The Place: DeRomos Promenade Shopping Center 26811 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs The Menu: The Details: De Romos Gourmet Market and Restaurant is a Southwest Florida culinary destination. Whether your taste is for lunch al fresco, $5-$6 happy hour treats, a craft cocktail or a relaxing caf dinner, De Romos can assuage your appetite. Love fresh seafood? Order a bowl of Mare Azzurro brimming with the deep blue seas harvest of tender shrimp, calamari rings, plump diver scallops, clams and mussels, all gently tossed with diced red onions and celery. Everything is atop a generous bed of baby mixed greens and drizzled with a lively Sicilian-style salmoriglio dressing. Trust me: You wont be hungry when you get to the bottom of this deep bowl. Other must-haves at DeRomos are the Cavatelli De Romos sweet sausage and the New York Times-featured Vitello Schantinella with veal medallions, sea scallops, shrimp and a sherry cream sauce served over a luscious risotto. One more thing: Give yourself time to explore the bountiful gourmet market, where a sign notes: A meal without wine is breakfast. Youll find dozens of wines, cheeses, seafood, fresh produce, prepared foods and an entire bakery, including hot pizzas and signature pastries to take home. Ivan Seligman ivandenaples@hotmail.comIVAN SELIGMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY


C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 3-9, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY HOURS: MondayThursday 11:30am9:00pm FridaySaturday 11:30am10:00pm 12:00pm9:00pmLunch Specials*Monday-Friday, 11:30am-3:00pm*Includes your choice of soup, salad or fries(239) 325-9653rosedalepizza.com1427 Pine Ridge Road, #105, Naples, FLAuthentic NY Style Italian Food & Wood Fired, Brick Oven Pizza NapoletanaPizza Shrimp Pad ThaiChicken AlfredoPasta Primavera Mac N MeatballChicken, Shrimp & VeggiesChicken Alfredo Spinach Salad Caesar Salad Turkey BurgerItalian Chicken WrapBLT Wrap $5 OFF $25OR MORE SPENTCan not be combined with other discounts, coupons or lunch specials. Expires 8/31/17. VINOSmall stores, big winesOver the past 20 years or so, Ive noticed a sort of cycle in the world of wine consumption. Specifically, the partial demise of the small neighborhood wine retailer, and the rise of big box stores that stock hundreds (even thousands) of wines. But in the last few years those smaller stores have made a comeback. Thats a good thing, because wine consumers (especially those just starting out) really need the attention and advice of store personnel who know what theyre talking about. And care about their wines and customers. Ive written about such treasures several times in this space, like Peter Rizzos Natural Wines Naples and others. The latest discovery is Punta Gorda Chocolate and Wine, owned by Stephan Herndon and Patti Haley Herndon. Its located in the Herald Court Centre at the north end of town, and its a whole new take on wine enjoyment. First of all, Patti is a Level I Sommelier, so the wine inventory (about 120 labels) is quite interesting. We select great quality wines from smaller vineyards, she says. And we try to get them before theyre rated and the prices go up. I taste everything we offer, and we show our customers wines and varietals theyve never had before. Thats for sure. The selection, which features around 120 wines from well-known regions, also includes several wines from Greece, two Petit Verdots (which is seldom bottled as a single varietal) and even a few from Uruguay. (Dont laugh theyre delicious). Says Patti, we want to make wine approachable and fun. Husband Stephan, who teaches art and design at the North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts, has used his experience as a business consultant to steer the couples enterprise in the right direction. After all, wine and chocolate are a natural pairing, he observes. With our chocolate selection, and our cheese and charcuterie plates, we offer a new and different kind of culinary experience. Customers can order cheese selections and enjoy them at the stores sidewalk caf. They can also purchase a bottle of wine at regular retail, take it outside, and sip and relax. About that different culinary experience Stephan offered me a sample of bitter chocolate bark drizzled with raspberry balsamic reduction. Revelation. The chocolate is made by Patti, who calls it Haley Handcrafted Chocolates, since Haley is her maiden name. Ive been making chocolates for over 20 years, she says, and did it mainly as gifts for my family and friends. Its nice to see more people enjoying them. But the Herndons arent limited to wine and chocolate. They also stock a selection of over 100 craft beers. The Millennials have really made the craft beer market explode, observes Stephan. Hes right. Market research shows that Millennials enthusiasm for these new beers has significantly cut into wine sales. I had to ask one question: why did they decide to locate their store in Punta Gorda? It was a great choice, says Patti. First, of all, weve always dreamed of owning a wine and chocolate store. And second, the merchants association in Punta Gorda has been very helpful and supportive. They wrap their arms around small businesses. The couple is dedicated to offering wines that are not generic. Many large wineries produce wines that are consistent from year to year. They have a house style, Patti notes. Thats fine, but theres nothing distinctive about them. She selects mostly well-known varietals (plus a few surprises, as mentioned above) that have distinctive flavor profiles. It seems to be working. The store has been open for over a year, and the Saturday tastings are well-attended. People are discovering us, says Patti. Besides, we sort of like being the hidden gem in this area. Here are some gems that arent so hidden. Saved Red Blend 2014 ($22) A nice surprise. Dark ruby in the glass with aromas of cedar, dark cherry, and vanilla. Spice and cedar on the palate, supported by mixed dark fruit. WW 90. Saved Magic Maker Ros California 2016 ($13) Pleasing light strawberry color with minerals and peach on the nose. Peach flavors and a slight fizz on the palate. Refreshing. WW 88. Dierberg Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley 2013 ($44) Medium translucent ruby color that gives off aromas of smoke and bold black fruit. Soft, silky and round, with predominant flavors of black plum. Lovely. WW 91.Ask the Wine WhispererQ: What does the word appellation mean? Carl F., BuckinghamA: An appellation is a legally designated winegrowing region. They are often very strictly defined and controlled by a government agency, such as the INAO in France. For example, Napa Valley is an appellation. Within an appellation there are sub-districts, such as Mount Veeder, Oakville, etc. Jerry Greenfield is The Wine Whisperer. See his website at t r G b f c Stephan Herndon and Patti Haley Herndon 1300 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES 239-262-7999 TONYSOFFTHIRD.COM FREE every Friday 3-5pm Key Lim Tar Tastin


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(Must present this ad to receive the discount)Summer Early Bird Hours: Sun-Thu 3pm-5:30pm Fri-Sat 3pm-4:30pmSummer Wine Special(SundayThursday; All Day)20% o all bottles of wine on our wine list The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! SUMMER DINING DEALS4221 East Tamiami Trail, 239.455.5111Specials good from July 27-29, 2017. Lobster prices subject to change without notice. Please call for pricing.Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-9pmFri-Sat 11am-9:30pm CHEF BILLS WEEKLY FEATURES SERVED ALL DAY Surf & Turf Dinner For 2$89.9932oz Bone in Tomahawk steak served with 2 one-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, baked potato and veggiesTwin Lobsters$29.99Two one-pound Maine lobsters served with a cup of NE clam chowder, corn on the cob and drawn butterLobster Dinner For 2$99.99Two 2-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, corn on the cob and baked potatoes CHEF BILLS LUNCH SPECIALS SERVED 114 Caesar Salad Special$13Topped with sauted shrimp and served with homemade crustini Baked Haddock Nate$13 Topped with sauted mushrooms and Swiss cheese served with rice and veggies Grilled Salmon BLT$10Grilled salmon, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onions and mayonnaise on a bulkie roll served with fries and a pickle Super Saver Lunch Specials CUISINEDivieto Ristorante goes big at Coconut PointWhen Bice Grand Caf closed a year ago at Coconut Point, it left a massive space that would seem challenging to fill by any non-chain restaurant that might be attracted to the sprawling commercial and residential complex. But a month ago, in swooped another big Italian restaurant for the pseudoItalianate mall. Divieto Ristorante is an offshoot of a 5-year-old restaurant in the small Miami suburb of Doral. Theres nothing small about Divieto, though, in capacity or gesture. It boasts a big-city, Old World feel, with its checkerboard-tile floor, pressed-tin ceiling and brick kitchen faade. The bustling wait staff wears black and white, including neckties and braces on men and women. The vast, dimly lit space has been subdivided with private areas that can be closed during slower seasons, but theres still a sense of immensity and a high level of clamor even on a Thursday night in July. The lively evening was punctuated by periodic crashes of dishes and silverware, which suggested lingering opening jitters. We didnt expect to be asked if we had reservations when we arrived and had to cool our heels a bit before we were seated next to the bar with a view of the restrooms. Yes, it happens to me, too. Divietos bar prices can reflect bigcity living, too. Yes, Grey Goose is expensive, but $17 for a martini? The wine price points are more reasonable, and my companions sangria ($10) was better than average; the fresh fruit didnt overwhelm or over-sweeten the red wine. We sipped while munching on a single whole-grain roll that was sliced like a loaf of bread. No worries about filling up on too much bread here. The extensive menu can take some time to digest, so we quickly ordered appetizers and set to flipping through the main course sections. Chef Cesar Rodriguez throws in a few curve balls among the Italian-American classics, such as shaved jicama tacos stuffed with surimi. We stuck to more familiar fare, starting with carpaccio di manzo ($13.50) and burrata ($14.25). The former was dramatically served on an oval platter almost as wide as our table and contained a surprising bounty of super-thin slices of raw beef. I counted at least 16, though there may have been more hidden beneath the shower of baby arugula and shavings of mushrooms and Parmesan. A drizzle of white truffle oil added a rich, earthly note. Both appetizers were served with the thinnest focaccia Ive ever seen it almost resembled pita bread. Burrata fresh mozzarella with a cream center is finally catching on in America and its a welcome addition to the Italian-American restaurant experience. Milky and luxuriant, its heaven spread on bread, especially when paired with peppery arugula and juicy cherry tomatoes and garnished with pesto and balsamic glaze, as it is at Divieto. (Though they are rather stingy with the basil sauce.) Honestly, if the average party had those two starters and a glass of wine they could probably call it a meal. But we had more work to do. Our pleasant server was mindful of our progress and my companions allergy to black pepper. Some of the bus staff, though, is a little too eager trying to clear dishes. Theres much to explore when it comes to the main course at Divieto. There are tantalizing thin-crust pizzas, seafood dishes such as lemon-butter seabass and grouper scampi, heartier pork ossobuco and steak offerings and more than a dozen pasta dishes. Some of the classics get unusual twists, such as chicken piccata ($18.50), which had a much creamier, less tangy sauce than is typical. Even if youre accustomed to tart lemon being the dominant taste, this version is worth trying, though a few more capers wouldve added interest to the flavor profile. The generous portion consisted of three breast cutlets, lightly floured and sauted to juicy, tender perfection and mingled with mushrooms and artichokes. A small nest of capellini was served on the side, along with some misfired vegetables; the carrots were almost raw, while the zucchini were overcooked. This was really the only major misstep of the meal, which speaks well for a fairly new restaurant. Our other entree, fiocchi di pera ($18.50) was superb. These are delicate little pasta sheets folded around a filling of pears and mild Italian cheeses into purse-like bundles. The delicious dumplings were dressed with a surprisingly light four-cheese cream sauce and topped with fresh arugula and cherry tomatoes. Candied walnuts were strewn across the plate, adding a flourish of crunch and sweetness. Among the desserts are sumptuously satisfying tiramisu ($7.95), and crostata di mele ($7.95), a rustic puff-pastry tart filled with green apples seasoned with just the right touch of cinnamon. Somehow, we managed to finish both. I guess when a restaurant goes big, as Divieto does, you might as well go along with it and eat big. Divieto Ristorante23161 Village Shops Way, Estero 390-2977 Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $10.50-$23.50; entrees, $14.95-$35.50 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Specialties of the house: Italian-American cuisine >> Volume: Loud >> Parking: Mall lot >> Website: Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor drew DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYClassic chicken piccata gets a creamy sauce at Divieto. Cream-filled burrata mozzarella is served with focaccia, arugula and tomatoes. Fiocchi di pera are pasta purses filled with pears and cheese.




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ww om c. T LT .w w C21SUNBEL AILABLE LISTINGS! VA A V ALL TO VIEW .COM T. .C21SUNBEL W. WWW T VISIT Wow 3/2/2 Condo in Concordia LakesLake view sun-filled condo, lots of upgrades! Granite throughout, vaulted ceilings, breakfast bar, screened in lanai.$189,9001-866-657-2300 800CC044164. CAPE CORAL Beautiful Updated Whiskey Creek Villa2 bed/2 bath/1 car garage villa in Sec. 1-No age restrictions in these adult villas!$189,9001-866-657-2300 800FM020333. FORT MYERS Wyldewood 3 Bed 2 Car Garage VillaBeautiful Wyldewood Lakes, 3 bed/2 bath villa in the highly desirable and convenient Whiskey Creek area.$189,9001-866-657-2300 800FM038606. FORT MYERS 3 Bedroom on 1/2 AcreCustom upgrades including oversized enclosed front porch with tinted windows, separate living room and family room.$194,9001-866-657-2300 800LE031550. LEHIGH ACRES Built in 2005 3 Bedrooms plus DenOpen floor plan with tile floors and cathedral ceilings. South exposure and privacy fence.$198,0001-866-657-2300 800CC046372. CAPE CORAL Large Pool Home Seeking New OwnersIf you are tired of seeing the same house for sale come see this large pool home ready for you.$199,9991-866-657-2300 800LE008137. LEHIGH ACRES Move in Ready Pool Home on 1/2 Acre PropertyThis home boasts of space and possibilities! Come see how you can add your personal touches and move right in.$199,9991-866-657-2300 800LE027777. LEHIGH ACRES NFM Orange Grove Blvd BeautyStately well-built home (previous Michigan Homes Model Home) Lakefront and in a beautiful, quiet neighborhood!$203,9981-866-657-2300 800FM023521. NORTH FORT MYERS Best Location in Lehigh AcresBest location in Lehigh Acres! It offers three bedrooms, two baths. This home has two living rooms.$207,0001-866-657-2300 800FM042807. LEHIGH ACRES Kitchen with a View3/2/2 on golf course in San Carlos. Huge yard with lots of parking. Great view of golf course.$215,0001-866-657-2300 800FM033290. FORT MYERS Direct Access Waterfront CondoFabulous 3 bedroom 2 bath on large 200+ canal just off the river. Boat slip, covered parking, extra storage.$220,0001-866-657-2300 800FM035965. CAPE CORAL Look No Further Your Large Home is Now on the MarketThis fantastic move in read home offers 3 bed & a great den space. Enjoy the picture beautiful view from any back window.$220,0001-866-657-2300 800LE079985. LEHIGH ACRES Pristine Lakeview Coach HomeLike new 2 bedroom, plus den and 2 bath coach home with 1 car garage. The home has a large lanai.$244,9001-866-657-2300 800FM028424. FORT MYERS One of the Best Maintained Properties in Lehigh AcresStunning, immaculate, and tasteful are words that best describe this well maintained home.$249,9421-866-657-2300 800LE038205. LEHIGH ACRES Great Price 2/2 + Den/2 Car Garage VillaGorgeous, immaculate open floor plan villa with many upgrades! Amazing amenities!$258,0001-866-657-2300 800CC045056. FORT MYERS Lakefront Western Exposure with Lots of UpgradesLakefront western exposure with lots of upgrades. Home has paver driveway & tile roof. 18" diagonal tile throughout.$259,0001-866-657-2300 800CC045991. FORT MYERS Perfect First Floor VerandaAll upgraded with great furniture and golf course view!$239,0001-866-657-2300 800FM025917. FORT MYERS Silverlakes Community in GatewayVery clean, 3/2/2 home is located in a wonderful community. Enjoy the view from your screened\lanai.$239,9001-866-657-2300 800FM029654. FORT MYERS Spacious 3/2/2 Pool Home in SW Cape Coral2 bedroom 2 bath pool home in Palmetto Pine Country Club. Impressive views of the golf course!$239,9001-866-657-2300 800CC043667. CAPE CORAL Top Floor End Veranda Condo Kelly GreensRare listing of upper end unit with a great lake view!$240,0001-866-657-2300 800FM021623. FORT MYERS Island Club Gated CommunityThis is a beautiful 2 bedroom 2 bath 1.5 car garage home located in a Island Club gated community just off of 75.$224,9001-866-657-2300 800FM022651. ESTERO Almost New 4 Bedroom HomeThis 4 bedroom, 2 bath plus family room was built in 2014 on an oversized lot. Plenty of room in & outside of this home.$228,9001-866-657-2300 800CC046348. CAPE CORAL Coach Home in Gated Community of Majestic PalmsBeautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath coach home with a 1 car garage built in 2006. The condo has over 1800 sqft.$234,9001-866-657-2300 800FM031408. FORT MYERS Grand Palm BeautyBeautiful second floor coach.$235,0001-866-657-2300 800FM031313. ESTERO


C -2300 7 6-65all 86 .COM T. C21SUNBEL T LISTINGS! HOME & LOT 550 SEARCH OVERCOME TRUE! MAKING DREAMS TE OF FLORIDA AT TA ST A Y 21 IN THE CENTUR#1 TO SCHEDULE YOUR SHOWING! 866-657-2300 CALL Great North Port homeLarge 3/2/2 pool home secluded in this growing area of North Port.$259,9001-866-657-2300 800CH239075. NORTH PORT 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Gateway HomeWell maintained 3 bed 2 bath home in gateway! Low home fees!!!$260,0001-866-657-2300 800FM063178. FORT MYERS Water View Villa at EsteroLovely 2 bed 2 bath + den with a beautiful view.$264,9001-866-657-2300 800FM058614. ESTERO Olympia Point BeautyThis home has it all. Upgraded appliances, upgraded carpeting and 3 bedrooms, plus a den and 3 full bathrooms.$269,0001-866-657-2300 800LE033922. LEHIGH ACRES Gated Community2 bedroom + den, 2 bath spacious home in The Reserve at Estero. 24 hour guard gated community surrounded by nature.$269,9001-866-657-2300 800CC027012. ESTERO Bring Your Suntan LotionThis pool home comes with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, den, great room, walk in pantry, open kitchen with island.$289,9001-866-657-2300 800CC045506. CAPE CORAL Beautiful Lake Home South Western ExposureSouthwestern exposure pool home in desirable Deep Creek community. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with 2 car garage. Sold turnkey!$299,0001-866-657-2300 800CC038179. PORT CHARLOTTE Beautiful 3/2 Pool Home in Punta Gorda IslesGorgeous pool home! Beautiful living space with upgrades, landscape and pool! Don't miss it!$299,8881-866-657-2300 800CH235126. PUNTA GORDA Fully Furnished Pool Home Close to Cape HarbourLocated in one of the most popular neighborhoods in the SW Cape. 3 Bedrooms/2 bath pool home.$309,0001-866-657-2300 800CC021663. CAPE CORAL Fantastic 4 Bedroom in Beach-Chiquita AreaSeller put in many upgrades and improvements since 2015. Solar water heater, new a/c, new pool heater. 4/2 pool home.$315,0001-866-657-2300 800CC022513. CAPE CORAL Newly Constructed Home3 bedroom 2 bath ultra efficient home on Imperial Shores.$374,0001-866-657-2300 800BS035740. BONITA SPRINGS Immaculate Gulf Access Pool HomeLovingly updated, Gulf access home completely updated! Gorgeous updated kitchen 3 bed/2 baths, heated salt water pool!$379,9001-866-657-2300 800CC044104. CAPE CORAL Enjoy the Florida Lifestyle3 bedroom 2 bath stilt home. Home is perfect for entertaining. Walking distance to Fort Myers Beach!$379,9001-866-657-2300 800CC044962. FORT MYERS River DistrictCharming Mid-Century Modern River District pool home, fenced yard, open floor plan, new upgrades, tropical private backyard.$389,0001-866-657-2300 800FM038495. FORT MYERS 3 Bedroom Home on 3 Lot SiteThis beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath pool home sits on three lots. It is fenced in making it great for pets, kids.$349,5001-866-657-2300 800FM026839. CAPE CORAL Almost One Acre Pool HomeAlmost one acre of land (.85) with an over 2300 sqft home nestled in the center. Lots of room! New kitchen and roof.$349,9001-866-657-2300 800CC034268. CAPE CORAL Whiskey Creek-Pool & CCSpacious 3 bed + den 2 bath in Whiskey Creek. Expansive living room opens into enclosed lanai overlooking large pool deck.$359,0001-866-657-2300 800FM045799. FORT MYERS Direct Access Pool HomeFeaturing 4 bedroom, 2 baths and a 2 car garage pool home is located on a wide canal minutes from the river.$369,9001-866-657-2300 800CC036731. CAPE CORAL The Reserve at EsteroLarge 4/2/2 home built by Toll Brothers.$315,0001-866-657-2300 800FM076548. ESTERO Single Family Pool Home2 bed 2 bath with pool right on the lake Awesome view move in ready turnkey.$319,0001-866-657-2300 800FM032145. ESTERO Gorgeous New Construction Home3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, fantastic open floor, 1 car garage, and open lanai, lot of room for pool.$320,0001-866-657-2300 800BS035782. BONITA SPRINGS Magnificent 2 Story 3 Lot Site2 master suites 2 1/2 bath, den, formal living & dining. Family room 2 1/2 car garage. Many upgrades alarm system salt water pool.$329,9001-866-657-2300 800CC055707. CAPE CORAL


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