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ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 NAPLES HISTORY A10 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B15 REAL ESTATE B17 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 MOVIE REVIEW C11 SOCIETY C18-21 CUISINE C23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. I, No. 47 FREE WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSH POSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: AUGUST 27, 2009 POSTAL CUSTOMERHe cant waitWillie Nelsons tour heads back to the Phil again. C15 Need a new buddy?Consider adopting a furry friend from Humane Society Naples. A18 Stylin in the hoodYouth Leadership Collier presents The Neighborhood Fashion Show. C20 & 21 Stliithhd Now hear thisArts writer Nancy Stetson tunes in to some serious listeners. C1 WOMEN WOMEN POWER POWER meet thein town{B1} FBI scores with help from Naples writerEverything good happens to me on July 5,says Dorothy Jane Mills. Indeed, she was born that day in 1928. She moved into her much loved home in The Carlisle, a retirement community in Naples, that day in 2007. And on July 5 this year, Mrs. Mills was credited in The New York Times with furthering a muchpublicized FBI investigation into the theft and fraudulent auctioning of rare baseball documents. A few weeks before the Times article was published, Mrs. Mills had received a phone call from an FBI agent asking her a question that probably no one else could have answered. The agent neededBY PHILIP K. JASONSpecial to Florida Weekly Research notes con rm historic baseball documents were stolen COURTESY PHOTODorothy Jane Mills with the red bat and ball award she received from the Womens Baseball League in 2001 in recognition of her writings promoting interest in women in baseball SEE CHEATS, A8

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 Open 7 Days! Mon Fri 9:30 8, Sat 9:30 6, Sun 10:30 5 99 9th St. South,U.S. 41 North at 1st Ave. South(next to Prestons Steakhouse, near Starbucks) with purchase of $399 and up! with purchase of $399 and up! FREE DELIVERY! FREE BEDFRAME! FREE REMOVALOF YOUR OLD MATTRESS! OR PLUS TWIN FULL QUEEN KING SET SET SET SET BEDFORD PLUSH PILLOWTOP.................WAS $279 $349 $399 $629 IS $229 $299 $349 $499 PRINCETON PLUSH SUPPORT AND COMFORT ...WAS $349 $479 $499 $799 IS $249 $329 $399 $599HERITAGE FIRM LUXURY FIRM SUPPORT ....WAS $499 $729 $799 $1099 IS $399 $529 $599 $749SIMMONS BEAUTYREST DRISCOLL .......WAS $799 $999 $1049 $1459 IS $499 $549 $599 $999MEMORY FOAM PRESSURE-RELIEVING! ....WAS $799 $929 $999 $1299 IS $549 $649 $699 $899 HUGE SELECTION OF HEADBOARDS! SALE ENDS SOON! HUGE SELECTION OF H 50% OFFBUY A MATTRESS SET GET 50% OFFHEADBOARDS! EXTRA FIRM, POCKETED COILS TWIN FULL QUEEN KI N G TWIN SETS starting at $ 89 each piece QUEEN SETS starting at $ 199 KING SETS starting at $ 349 TWIN SETS starting at $ 89 each piece QUEEN SETS starting at $ 199 KING SETS starting at $ 349 Its that wonderful time of year again, when all those who have never been old bend themselves to the instincts and customs of all those who feel like theyve always been old, and go to school. Remember school? You walk down the hall: They look at you, you look at them. If theyre members of the opposite sex you look at them even more, unless its too difficult, like looking at the sun. Very wise adults who appear inexplicably comfortable in their own skins, but absolutely clueless when it comes to fashion and the future, or anything else real, tell you very important things. They have funny haircuts and puffy bodies and they use profane and vulgar language without being criticized or suspended or expelled words like discipline and respect and study and planning and success and the future. You cant remember any of the things they say, and you might not even hear them say them in the first place, because youre busy looking at all the people who are busy looking back at you. The one thing you do learn (and youve learned it already no matter what grade youre in, which is why school is so booooorrrrrrrrriiinnnnngggg), is that they call it school for a reason. And its not because it comes from the Latin word, schola, which meant school. The plural form of that word, by the way, scholae, was used to define Roman imperial guards who protected rich kids such as senators sons (I aint no senators son) who were studying in Constantinople, which shows how little the Romans knew. No, its called school because it rhymes with drool and cool and rule and fool. In some places and in some generations, we can associate this time of the year with cooler mornings on country roads surrounded by hills with ripening apples up in the orchards and yellow school busses that catch the morning light and become almost animate with energy and hope. Not here not, at least, in high school. (For my second-grader, the peerless Nash, none of this applies. Yet.) At 30 minutes before the crack of dawn this morning at about 6:20 a.m. my 14-year-old son, the peerless D.P., emerged from the warm cocoon of his summer to enter high school for the first time in his life. In that meandering backwater of a soft season (summer, when the livin is easy) he had learned to sail; traveled to Colorado and climbed mountains; read adult travel books no one told him not to read, about roads that lead nowhere, like On The Road by Jack Kerouac and The Road by Cormac McCarthy; spent years texting his friends, all in 10 short weeks; ran up and down the road a few miles in his bare feet on most days so he could continue to look like an emaciated rocker from the s; and downloaded 6.7 million songs to his i-Pod, many of them by people who should probably be in jail, or should have been incarcerated when they were still living or working or doing drugs or behaving poorly in public. Sometimes he practiced his clarinet. But that summer season had somehow come to a violent halt between the hours of 8 p.m. Sunday and about 6 a.m. Monday, like a surfer hitting a bridge abutment. Now, D.P. was dressed almost entirely in purple. Purple haze, a purple cow, purple passion I dont know why. Im old. My reasons would be about as real to him as the planet Scatterbrain, located in the galaxy Witless, which lies out there somewhere beyond the known edges of the Dumbfounding universe this universe or any other. But it was purple all right, as purple as grape Kool-aid, the skin-tight jeans fitting his slender form like snakeskin, from his tummy to his toes, and the purple T-shirt clutching his chest and thin arms like a groupie at a Dead concert. There was a startling symmetry in it because D.P. finished middle school in early June with his hair dyed completely purple, too. Now its blond. But it was purple, I swear. His mother dyed it for him in good cheer, leaving our 3-acre property smelling like laundry day in the House of the Rising Sun. And it may be purple again. What does it all mean? It means sex, clearly. The problem with school is that its really not school; its a barnyard, and most old people arent willing to say that even though they know it to be true. School is where the call of the wild is more real than the call of a Jack London novel (he wrote the story, The Call of the Wild, which they have to read in school. It has nothing to do with sex, which means it was written by an adult who was clueless.) School is a place where most young people quickly realize that the only reason theyre there is to begin the mating dance. Sometimes the mating begins and ends before students can graduate, which is why the teenage pregnancy rate is so high. And sometimes it goes on for years and years and years, which is why so many older men marry so many younger women and lately, vice versa. I dont think thats a bad thing, necessarily, as long as my little D.P., the kid I once wrestled in a green carpet of scrubby grass and sweet summer laughter, throwing that happy hellion high into the air outside the brick walls of a long-ago school just two days before he entered kindergarten, can figure out that sex isnt the only thing that gives pleasure. And its not the only thing that inspires purple passion. Meantime by days end, only eight hours after the purple dawn Deep had proved everything I just said. The school nurse had called, and he came home with a temperature of 101. That boy was feverish, baby hotter than a purple star. I know the feeling well. Thats what the barnyard will do to you before you get old. COMMENTARY School days and purple haze rogerWILLIAMS


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PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 Nearly 6 years after the U.S. invasion, it is still possible to be shocked by the violence that plagues Iraq. And it is still as difficult as ever to get a clear sense of what Iraqs future might look like. This weeks bombings in Baghdad, in addition to leaving scores of Iraqis dead, bring a set of lingering questions back to the fore.What is striking, again, about Iraqs violence is its apparent nihilism. One asks oneself: Just what are the aims of those who wantonly kill so many innocent civilians? Are the bombings meant to drive U.S. forces out? Our troops have already withdrawn from the cities, with all combat troops set to leave Iraq by the end of August next year. The 50,000 or so that will remain in advisory and training roles are slated to come home by the end of 2011. Already the U.S. role is diminished to the degree that our troops were rendered bystanders to this weeks carnage, unable to participate in rescue and security efforts because the Iraqi government never called on them to do so.Or is the killing intended to keep our forces there? Under this interpretation, dramatically increased violence might cause President Barack Obama and Iraqs Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to push back the agreed-upon deadlines for our troops withdrawal thus keeping alive one of the central grievances from which groups such as alQaida in Mesopotamia (thought to be responsible for Wednesdays bombings near Baghdads foreign ministry) draw their strength: the continuing presence of American troops in the heart of the Muslim Middle East. Do the perpetrators of this violence have specific and concrete political goals? Put another way, is there an organized group the Baathist holdovers and Saddam loyalists we still hear about, perhaps that hopes to overthrow the current government in Iraq? Can we expect something along the lines of a full-blown guerrilla insurgency to erupt when and if we leave? If so, who would lead it, and to what end? What we may be witnessing at work is a grisly and cynical blend of politics and terrorism. Prime Minister al-Malikis government has been quick to acknowledge that lapses in security, such as the recent removal of the concrete blast walls that had surrounded Baghdads main thoroughfares, helped make this weeks bloodshed possible. With general elections set for early next year, violence such as that we saw this week may be aimed at undermining Iraqi voters confidence that the present government can maintain security. Perhaps Sunni Muslim extremists see this as the only way to reclaim power from the Shiite majority, so long oppressed under Saddam Hussein and now dominant in Iraqs government. For some of the same real and ostensive reasons we first went into Iraq, the question of what will happen there before and after we leave is one that goes well beyond humanitarian concern. America may be tired of the war, but we continue to have an enormous strategic interest in a secure and stable Iraq, along with specific and ongoing security challenges in the broader area, which of course includes Iran. This is not a problem from which we can simply walk away, even if we wanted to. In the meantime, Iraqs civilians continue to die, with hope for the future a casualty as well. As one Iraqi told The New York Times this week, This country is finished. These are frightening words from a place where more than 130,000 American men and women in uniform still stand guard. danRATHER Special to Florida Weekly Iraq: Renewed violence, lingering questionsGUEST OPINION PublisherShelley Lund slund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Pierce Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Pamela V. Krol Peg Goldberg Longstreth Jim McCracken Alysia Shivers Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographerJim McLaughlinContributing PhotographersPeggy Farren Marla Ottenstein Lori YoungCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comProduction ManagerKim Boone kboone@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersAmanda Hartman Jon Colvin Iris RiddleCirculation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationPaul Neumann Gregory Tretwold David Anderson Carl FundAccount ExecutivesTauna Schott Melanie Glisson Nicole Masse nmasse@floridaweekly.comBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Street Address: Naples Florida Weekly 2025 J&C Blvd., Suite 5 Naples, Florida 34109 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2009 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.333.2135 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One year mailed subscriptions are available for $29.95. MOMENTS IN TIME On Aug. 27, 1908, future President Lyndon Baines Johnson is born on a farm near Stonewall, Texas. As president during the 1960s, Johnson pushed through the creation of Medicare/Medicaid, Head Start, the Voting Rights Act, the Civil Rights Act and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. On Aug. 28, 1972, the U.S. Air Force gets its first ace (a designation traditionally awarded for five enemy aircraft confirmed shot down) since the Korean War. Captain Richard S. Ritchie in an F-4 out of Udorn Air Base in Thailand, shot down his fifth MiG near Hanoi. On Aug. 29, 1885, the worlds first motorcycle, made by Gottlieb Daimler, is patented. The two-wheeled vehicle gained immense popularity after 1910, and it was used heavily by all branches of armed forces during World War I. On Aug. 30, 1967, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black American to be confirmed as a Supreme Court justice. Over the next 24 years, Justice Marshall came out in favor of abortion rights and against the death penalty, and left a legacy of upholding the rights of the individual. On Aug. 31, 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales, dies in a Paris hospital after suffering massive chest injuries in an early-morning car crash. Her companion, Dodi Fayed, was killed instantly, as was driver Henri Paul, who was intoxicated and lost control of the speeding Mercedes in a highway underpass. OPINION One of the few strictly accurate things that President Barack Obama routinely says about his health-care reform is that its much bigger than just the so-called public option. Yet when his administration signaled that the public option could be dropped, the left threw a collective tantrum. Why the uproar over what Obama at his recent Colorado town hall called a sliver of reform? After all, the left should be delighted about the movable feast of statism in the congressional bills: new mandates on employers and individuals, $1 trillion in new spending over 10 years, heavy regulation on insurers, a vast accretion of new bureaucratic power, and higher taxes. Whats not to like?But nothing offers the near-term promise of moving toward a single-payer government-controlled system quite like the public option. A few Democrats are occasionally unguarded enough to speak about it publicly. A single-payer activist confronted liberal lion Barney Frank with a camera, demanding to know why he didnt support single-payer. Frank shot back that he favors such a system, only he realizes ObamaCares public option is the best way to get from here to there. Indeed, Obama says at his town-hall meetings that moving to single-payer would be too disruptive too many people now get insurance through their employers. By beginning to tip people out of private coverage, ObamaCares public option would conveniently remove that prudential obstacle to a government-run system. The public option is a laughably illdisguised Trojan horse. The left is emotionally vested in it for exactly this reason. Its the proxy for the long-cherished goal of socialized medicine. If it cant be achieved by a new, young, liberal president with sizable majorities in both houses of Congress, whats the use? Even without the public option, ObamaCare will effectively transform the private insurers into public utilities and set the predicate for more government intervention later. But it wont hold the same ideological romance. The question is whether Obama has already waited too long to dump it. Hes poisoned the well with Republicans who are disinclined to sign on to anything big, and he may have ruined his healthcare brand with the center. If so, hell get little credit for modifying his plan, only blame from his agitated base. And hell need all the political juice he can muster if hes really going to march congressional Democrats through a party-line vote for an expensive bill partly paid for by cutting a half-trillion dollars from Medicare and Medicaid. Its not inconceivable that the entire effort could collapse. Obama learned every lesson of HillaryCare except the essential one. Hillary wrote a bill in the White House; Obama gave Congress free rein. Hillary got savaged by the special interests; Obama bludgeoned them into cooperating. And Obama probably figured he is smarter, defter and more persuasive. So he managed to avoid all of Hillarys tactical mistakes while repeating her central error of proposing a frighteningly sweeping takeover of health care. Aint arrogance grand? Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.BY RICH LOWRYObamas option play


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PAGE 6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 BY PAMELA V. KROL ____________________Special to Florida Weekly ber of the 1968 U.S. National Olympic team. Michael Morgan is a legend in the sport, he says. Im very fortunate to have him as a personal instructor. Fencing has not just impacted Mr. le Masters professional life. He met his wife, pediatrician Michelle Prettyman, at fencing class. She was my instructor, he says about the class in Fort Myers. After six months of sparring, we realized there was a lot more going on between us than just fencing, he laughs, adding they still occasionally fence with each other, but not competitively. Mr. le Master has been engaged as a consultant for Opera Naples this season to help the professional company stage sword-fighting scenes in its productions. I consulted for a Lely High School performance of Macbeth one year and a woman in the audience screamed because she was convinced there was real sword fighting going on, he laughs. Im hopeful that we can attain that level of authenticity again for Opera Naples performances, he says. In order to provide opportunities for children and adults who are unfamiliar with the sport, Mr. le Master offers group classes for beginning students of all ages at Salle de Napoli, as well as camps over school breaks throughout the year. Its great to watch someone try the sport for the first time and really fall in love with it, he says. Fencing is good for mind and body, and something that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. Touch. 15 MINUTES university setting after they receive their designation. He enjoys the challenges of the rigorous certification program and continues to develop his skill through private instruction with his mentor, Michael Morgan, an A-rated fencer and memTheres something undeniably dashing about fencing, a mystique that few other sports can conjure. Perhaps its the fact that fencing didnt begin as a sport at all, but rather as a contest of either battle or honor. Or maybe its the inherent dichotomies of the sport itself, the raw aggression of combat disciplined by polite codes of conduct. Its a ballet of engagement that requires balance, speed, strength, agility and intelligence. Randall le Master, owner and instructor of the Salle de Napoli Fencing Club, fell in love with the sport for all those reasons, the first time he held a foil. I took a fencing class with my nephew just for the fun of it, and by the time the class was over, I was hooked. Fencing is like that, he says. People usually know right from the start if this is the sport for them. Born in Thornville, Ohio, Mr. le Master joined the Navy at 16 and worked on weapons systems for six years. During that time he boxed and did some martial arts, but he says neither sport appealed to him the way fencing immediately did. Perhaps thats because fencing also plays to his love of military and weapons history. Like Renaissance-era fencing, the modern sport utilizes three types of tournament swords: the foil, the epee and the saber, which vary in length and blade width. Mr. le Master instructs his students in the use of all three. He maintains an armory on the premises of Salle de Napoli to help his students customize and maintain their weapons. I dont have a forge here, so I dont create weapons from scratch, he explains. But Im able to make repairs and customize each weapon to the students grip right here at the studio. He opened Salle de Napoli (salle is the French term for fencing room) in North Naples three years ago as a satellite to the Fort Myers Fencing Club (now known as the Southwest Florida Fencing Academy). There were a number of kids commuting from Naples to Fort Myers each week, and their moms asked me to open something down here, he says. He began teaching in Naples one night a week, but after about 18 months the strong demand here prompted him to open his studio fulltime. Currently he has 65 students who range in age and skill level from very young beginners to highly skilled, tournament-level athletes. I enjoy working with them all, he says. A competitive coach in the sport, Mr. le Master is working to achieve his master certification. Its essentially like achieving a Ph.D. in fencing, he says. Candidates are required to write and defend a thesis, and to fence against a tournament opponent in either France or Italy before a panel of judges, he explains. Successful candidates are referred to as Professor if they choose to teach fencing in a Fencing coach enjoys teaching finer points of the sportMARI HORNBECK / FLORIDA WEEKLY Randall le Master


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PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 Diamond DistrictSouthwest Floridas D D D D 239.947.3434 Bonita Springs Bay Crossing Plaza U.S. 41 www. D iamond D istrict USA .com Next to Robb and StuckySend her an instant message to know if a certain letter had been part of the New York Public Librarys Spalding Collection, a repository of early baseball history. The letter was from a 19th century baseball player who had fallen upon hard times. He was asking baseball pioneer Harry Wright to help him out with some money. As soon as Mrs. Mills heard about its content, she remembered that she had seen the letter. Then she verified her memory by consulting the bibliography notes to my late (first) husbands doctoral dissertation. Indeed, that letter had been in the New York Public Library in the early 1950s when, as Dorothy Seymour, she had helped Harold Seymour prepare his dissertation at Cornell University. The notes she consulted in order to answer the FBI agents query made reference to it. Now, the FBI investigator told Mrs. Mills, the letter had turned up in an auction of rare baseball documents. There was already suspicion about the provenance of that letter; Mrs. Mills information provided evidence that it had very likely been stolen from the librarys Spalding Collection. There is growing concern that huge numbers of collectible historical documents are finding their way into auctions without any proof that the sellers are the legitimate owners. Theft from public collections is rampant, and most of it has probably not been discovered. Based on Mrs. Mills evidence, the letter and related items were withdrawn from the All-Star Game auction, which was organized by Hunt Auctions on behalf of major league baseball. Mrs. Mills says there are related cases involving Sothebys and items put up for auction on eBay, although she has not been consulted on those as of yet. The FBI investigation and what it suggests about the vulnerability of historical records, however, remains very much on her mind. Her participation in the matter is gratifying, she says, and she fervently hopes that the person or persons involved can be brought to justice. She also says she is deeply disappointed in the New York Public Library for its failure to protect its holdings, which are part of our national heritage. In her office in The Carlisle is a painting of the leonine entrance to the library for many years a kind of second home for Mrs. Mills which she has considered turning to face the wall.A unique collaborationSo how did the FBI find out about Dorothy Jane Mills, who has lived rather quietly in Naples for 10 years? It goes back to Harold Seymours dissertation, which grew in time into a three-volume history of baseball, published by Oxford University Press. Still in print and recognized as a masterwork, Baseball: The Early Years (1960), Baseball: The Golden Years (1971) and Baseball: The Peoples Game (1990) established Mr. Seymour as the first and primary historian of baseball. Few, however, knew that the 40-year project was one to which his wife made major contributions as a researcher, organizer, correspondent and writer. The material collected for the three volumes is a large part of The Harold and Dorothy Seymour Papers housed in the Kroch Library at Cornell University. That same FBI agent is now making use of this unique resource to carry forward his investigation. Mrs. Mills says she expects to hear more from the FBI as the investigator explores the Seymour Papers and begins to look through the original notes taken back in the 1950s from documents that are now missing.The queen of baseball historyIf Harold Seymour (who died in 1992, leaving Dorothy a widow she married Roy Mills, a retired Canadian Royal Air Force officer, in 1993) is acknowledged as the king of the field in baseball history, then she is the queen. Together, they have been honored by the Society for American Baseball Research with an award named after them. At each annual conference, SABR awards the Seymour Medal to the author of the best baseball history or biography published the preceding year. Before Mrs. Mills became involved with the issue of stolen documents, another baseball historian and avid collector Peter Nash, was already exploring what seemed like shady dealings in the auctioning of baseball artifacts and documents. While he was doing research at the New York Public Library, says Mrs. Mills, Nash discovered that a great many things were missing from Harry Wrights papers. It was Mr. Nash who suggested to the FBI agent that Mrs. Mills expertise might be of use. A call to the Baseball Hall of Fame provided the agent with her phone number, which resulted in bringing him that important clue and awareness of the Seymour Papers at Cornell. A diverse writing careerDorothy Jane Mills career as a writer includes much more than writing about baseball history. She has published three historical novels set in Europe in the 1930s, a vegetarian cookbook and about a dozen classic books for children. Several of her books for youngsters have been reissued, so that children are now enjoying books once enjoyed by their grandparents, including Ann Likes Red (published in 1965 and 2001), Ballerina Bess (1965 and 2002) and The Tent (1965 and 2003). Mrs. Mills 22nd book will come out in spring 2010. Chasing Baseball: Our Obsession with Its History, Numbers, People, and Places argues that baseball remains deep in the heart of Americans. While waiting for its arrival from MacFarland & Co., shes working on a novel about a young woman baseball player in Depression-era Cleveland. The heroine, like a few excellent women players of the past, is signed to an organized baseball contract only to have the contract cancelled by a higher authority because the signee was a woman, she explains. My heroine, unlike the real rejected women of the past, decides shes not going to accept that. What she does about it may surprise readers. This novel is darker than anything I have written before. I hope I can pull it off. BASEBALLFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTODorothy Jane Mills in her office at home in The Carlise.


back then. Perhaps we can learn something from these headlines and reports from The Naples Star, A Historic Edition (Oct. 23, 1984): Mrs. Maynard Made Chief Deputy Sheriff (Everglades City, 1926) The accompanying story read, in part: Mrs. Maynard, the diminutive wife of Collier County Sheriff W.R. Maynard, was made Deputy Sheriff in a ceremony officiated by her husband. She is one tough little gal. It went on to report on a Saturday-night boxing match that turned into a more spirited activity in which none of the bystanders could see a way to safely enter the ring to stop it. (I wager a guess it was their wager that actually stopped them.) Deputy Sheriff Mrs. Maynard reportedly entered the hall after placing Junior, her 2-year-old son, safely on the ground outside where she could still keep an eye on him. (I imagined the scene to be like Matt Dillon opening the swinging doors to the Long Branch Saloon.) She slipped under the rope and into the ring, then emerged holding one man by the ear and the other by the collar and proceeded to march them off to the jail, with a bystander in tow with Junior. The last line of the article read: Everglades City salutes you, Mrs. Maynard. Carry on. Doc Prince Christens Naples First Pharmacy (Naples 1928) John W. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 UNDERCOVER HISTORIAN Headlines and accompanying news deliver Naples history lessonsPrince and his wife, Mary, christened their pharmacy as The Naples Drugstore. Doc (who wasnt an M.D.) treated Neapolitans for dyspepsia, hangovers and sweet tooth attacks with over-the-counter cure-alls. He performed minor surgeries, such as fish-hook removal, and often served a bubbling brew of bromide seltzers and tonic elixirs and if you were lucky, I suspect, maybe a little gin every now and again. Telephone Service In Naples Will Be Revolutionized With The Coming Of Two Full-time Operators (Naples, 1945) The good news read: While there are only 17 telephones in the area, look for this number to increase. Newlyweds Earl and Ruthie Booker have moved into the Inter-County Telephone and Telegraph Company on Fifth Avenue South. The Bookers will be installing 2-3 telephones a week. Ruthie often accompanies Earl during installations beating back the water moccasins when necessary. (Today we have sharks in business; they had snakes.) Fire Destroys Briggs Boathouse, Two Yachts (Naples, 1959) The story read: Fire Chief Pearlie Riner estimates damages to the Briggs boathouse, which housed the Outboard Marine testing labs, to be $500,000. The yachts Ungave and Tayto were destroyed. The home of John Glenn Sample, the developer of Port Royal, reportedly was saved by soaking Australian pines between the boathouse and Mr. Samples residence. So what did I learn from the headlines? From now on, when Im up against a seemingly insurmountable task, I plan to meditate and visualize Mrs. Maynard coming through those swinging doors (mad cause she had to put her baby down), while Mrs. Booker whacks away at water moccasins. And if that doesnt work, a little gin (for medicinal purposes only, of course) might be in order.Lois Bolin is the co-founder of Naples Cultural Landscape, a fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County. Naples Backyard History is the funds educational initiative. For more information, visit the NBYH Mini-Museum at 1300 Third St. S., call 594-2978 or visit The new school year began this week, and with it a rekindling of the hopes and dreams of several generations: parents dreaming of a successful life for their children, children wanting to define success on their terms, old-timers wanting youth to learn from their experiences. The only commonality in reconciling these collective dreams is learning but learning what? Malcolm Cowley, American author and poet in the 1960s, said, A man rising in the world is not concerned with history; he is too busy making it. He went on to say that looking at our past reassures us of our importance and gives us strength to face the dangers that lie in front of us. Is this why, as we get older, history becomes important to reassure ourselves that our presence on earth had some meaning? Or is it to give us, under the guise of teaching youngsters, the strength to face our future? Is this why I was passionately selling participation in the Florida History Fair to Collier County social studies teachers (grades 6-12) at in-service training last week? Yes. Yes. And yes. Aristotle noted that in order to understand anything, we needed to observe its beginning and development. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 A11 RESTORATION HARDWARE CLEARANCE CENTERTHURS, SEPT. 3: 10A-9P FRI, SEPT. 4: 10A-9P SAT, SEPT. 5: 10A-9P SUN, SEPT. 6: 11A-6P MON, SEPT. 7: 10A-9P LABOR DAY WEEKENDSIDEWALK SALEOFF YOUR ENTIRE PURCHASESAVE AN ADDITIONAL20% Bright ideas Chicago banker George Michael, seeking to avoid $80,000 a year in property taxes, decided to call his $3 million mansion a church and apply for tax exemption as pastor. In July 2008, his application was somehow preliminarily approved by the Illinois Department of Revenue. According to a Chicago Tribune report, the application included a photograph of the church, which was just a shot of an outer wall of Michaels house with a large cross on it, except that the cross was later discovered to have been merely placed on the photograph in marker pen. In July 2009, a state administrative law judge finally reversed the earlier approval. The preferred disciplinary tactic of Tampa high school assistant principal Olayinka Alege, 28, is to have underperforming students remove a shoe so he can pop their toes. Five students at King High School complained, triggering a sheriffs office investigation, but Alege was cleared, and indeed, the students admit that the popping is painless (though weird, said some). One apparently incorrigible student said his toes had been popped 20 times. However, the principal recently ordered Alege to stop. The economy is working Officials in Heath, Ohio, might have solved their budget problems. The town (population 8,500) reported in July that its new, six-intersection traffic-camera ticketing system issued 10,000 citations in its first four weeks. (Nonetheless, officials admitted that was too many and were discussing how to ease up.) Carole Bohanan was hired among 300 applicants by the Wookey Hole tourist facility in Somerset, England, in July to be its witch-in-residence, at a pro-rated annual salary of the equivalent of about $83,000. The witchs job is to linger in the caves full-time during tourist season, looking like a hag and cackling. Cutting-edge breakthroughs In April, researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City reported the ability to encase scorpion venom in nanoparticles that were somehow able to guide the venom intravenously to the human brain, to attack tumors, potentially doubling the venoms success rate. A team from Britains University of Warwick announced in April that it had built a speedy, fully functioning Formula 3 racecar using biodegradable ingredients in the frame (including carrots, potatoes and soybean foam) and chocolate oils in the fuel. NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY CHUCK SHEPHERDDISTRIBUTED BY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATEThings that live in the water Goose barnacles: A 6-foot-long log composed of hundreds of barnacles, locked together, washed ashore near Swansea, Wales, in August. Each of the barnacles uses tentacles for snatching food, and a 6-foot mass of snake-like appendages, writhing simultaneously, terrified local beachgoers. Scientists said goose barnacles usually remain on the ocean floor. Tubifex worms: Using a flexiblehose camera, public utility officials in Raleigh, N.C., inspected a faulty water pipe under the Cameron Village shopping district in April and found a pulsating, tennis-ball-size mass attached to a pipe wall. Local biologists identified it as a colony of tubifex worms that navigated the system until finding a propitious feeding spot. Officials have attempted to assure residents that the worms are somehow no threat to water quality. The economy is failing A 36-year-old woman pleaded guilty to prostitution in Oklahoma City in June, for giving oral sex to a FritoLay employee in exchange for a case of chips. In an interview with the Toronto Star in June, a 36-year-old drag queen, who said he usually gets $60 for oral sex, was lately receiving offers as low as $5. Said Ray: I didnt spend two hours getting my makeup on and all dressed up for $5. No respectThe latest community to challenge the taboo about disturbing a graveyard is Peoria, Ill., where the Lincoln Branch Library is planning an expansion, though on land that was a 19th-century burial ground. By law, all bodies must be preserved, but each exploratory dig turns up more bodies, driving up costs to the city. News that sounds like a joke A 114-pound tortoise, part of the Zambini Family Circus performing in Madison, Wis., in July, escaped. He actually made good time on his dash for freedom, covering two miles in six days before being spotted. About 20 men were present for a Belgian body builders championship in May when three anti-doping officials arrived unexpectedly and requested urine samples. Every single contestant abruptly grabbed his gear and fled, according to press reports, and the event was canceled. Creme de la weirdAccording to prosecutors in Britains Preston Crown Court in July, Christopher Monks, 24, wanted two things (based on transcribed Internet chat room dialogue): his parents killed and his penis bitten off. As the Internet is fertile ground for communities of sexual aberrants, Monks easily found a man, Shaun Skarnes, 19, who was searching to accommodate someone on the latter desire and who allegedly agreed to kill Monks parents in exchange. However, Skarnes botched the killings, and Monks, himself, is still intact.

PAGE 12 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA12 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 Blades Backyard BBQ I N A U G U R A LGermain Arena A A A A A D D D D D M M M M M M I I I I I S S S S S S S S S S I I I I I O O O O O N N N N N GREAT FOODPulled Pork, Burgers & Dogs right off the grill!BEER GARDENA great selection of domestic and import beers! JAMES WILLHITE BANDTHE NEW ARCHITECTSTJ KELLY BANDHOTHOUSEKIDS ZONEEverything from games to face painting to mascots!MEET THE EVERBLADESHang out with current and former favorites!GREAT GIFTS & PRIZES FROM: Have you ever been wading in the Gulf and seen a round, spiny creature slightly smaller than an orange? You were likely looking at a sea urchin. The pretty porcupines of the sea belong to a large group of saltwater animals that include starfish, sand dollars and sea cucumbers. All these cool little creatures have spiny skin and no backbone. In fact, sea urchins dont even have a brain. Nonetheless, they must be doing something right, as theyve been around for 500 million years. Several species of sea urchins live in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico around Florida. Their colors vary from black to purple, red and green. Some live on the ocean floor at depths up to 180 feet, while others prefer shallow inter-tidal waters. Youll find them on sandy bottoms, in seagrass beds and in the water beneath red mangrove trees. Often they live in groups of several thousand in urchin beds. Female urchins release millions of jellycoated eggs directly in the water. Males release sperm in much the same way, so fertilization is external and happens by chance. Depending on food supply and other factors, urchins take five years to reach adulthood. All sea urchins have a globe-shaped outer skeleton thats covered with long spines. These spines help them move, trap drifting seaweed or algae and also help protect the urchin from predators.Porcupines of the sea thrive, despite their lack of a brain BY LEE BELANGERSpecial to Florida WeeklyAT COLLIERSEMINOLE STATE PARK OUTDOORSSome crabs, fish, sea stars and even people eat sea urchins. To avoid capture, sea urchins hide during the day and move at night. One Florida variety, the variegated urchin (Lytechinus variegates), camouflages itself with bits of seashells and other debris, so that they look like spiny balls with scraps of paper attached. This probably helps them from being eaten by sea stars, which like to wrap around the urchin and dissolve the exoskeleton with their stomach juices before dining on the animal. Parrot fish, crabs and gulls crack the sea urchin skeleton, while some worms and snails drill into it. Amazingly, sea urchins can sometimes live with a hole in their skeleton. Urchins also fall prey to bacteria, particularly where water quality is poor. The Environmental Protection Agency uses sea urchin growth and development as a measure of water quality in some areas. Adult sea urchins provide refuge for small fish, hermit crabs and young sea urchins that carefully hide in the protective spines. These animals also eat pieces of food dropped by the urchins. Sea urchins have 10 rows of tube feet with suckers and operate by hydraulics. Depending on how much water the animal moves in or out, feet extend or contract. They use their feet to catch food, move and hold on to the ocean floor. (Dont confuse the feet with the spines, which are sharp and hard.) So how does this ball-shaped animal eat? It has a mouth in the center of its belly with five hard, white sharp teeth. The beak-shaped teeth scrape algae and other food from rocks and debris. They also eat seaweed, sponges, mussels, barnacles, dead fish and even sand dollars and other sea urchins. Like a smoke stack, urchins eliminate any unused food through a hole in their topside. When a sea urchin dies, the spines fall off, leaving only the outer skeleton called a test. Youll find tests washed up on Florida beaches. Look closely, and you can see little bumps where the spines were attached. This is a great time of year to look for these animals or to collect their tests, which some people dry and use for decorations. Take a child with you to the beach for some reason, they always seem to be the first to spot sea urchins and other neat stuff in the sand and surf Lee Belanger is a seasonal volunteer trail and canoe guide at Collier-Seminole State Park. To contact her, e-mail Take a hike or grab a paddle(and bring bug spray)Although guided canoe tours and hikes have ended for the summer, theres much to discover on your own at Collier-Seminole State Park: >>Rent a canoe Paddle down the Blackwater River through a mangrove forest toward the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy birding, shing (salt water license required) or just a relaxing paddle in this outdoor wonderland. Rentals available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. >>Hike 11 miles of trails Experience pine atwoods, cypress areas and rare royal palm hammocks. One of three trails is interpretative, another allows for off-road biking, and a third has a remote campsite. Be sure to stop to register at the ranger station for the two longer trails and call ahead to reserve the campsite. Trails are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The park also offers picnicking, birding, shing, camping, a boat ramp and a chance to see the historic walking dredge that was used to build the Tamiami Trail. The entrance to Collier-Seminole State Park is at 20200 U.S. 41 East, eight miles east of Highway 951. Park entrance fee is $4 for up to eight people in a car; there is an additional fee for camping. Call 392-3397 for more information. COURTESY PHOTOSTwo sides of a sea urchin: Top (left) and the underside (right) showing its mouth


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 NEWS A13 NABOR golf tourney will benefit Naples Equestrian Challenge Photo contest, spear-fishing tourney will aid Harry Chapin Food BankCast your sights on Conservancys RedSnook tourneyThe Naples Area Board of Realtors will host its annual golf tournament Thursday, Oct. 8, at The Club at Olde Cypress, with an 11 a.m. registration and a noon shotgun start. Cost is $125 per player with a discount given if registered by Sept. 1. All proceeds will go to the Naples Equestrian Challenge Inc. to help purchase a lift and ramp to safely place riders with disabilities on horseback. For information or to register as a player, major sponsor, hole sponsor or guest, contact Kari Greer at NABOR at 597-1666, or register online at www. under event calendar. Spear Fest 2009, a spear-fishing tournament and photo contest sponsored by FishTale Marina on Fort Myers Beach Sept. 11-13, will benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. Individuals and teams of up to three members can compete. SCUBA and free divers are welcome. Registration by Friday, Aug. 28, is $195 per person. A captains meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11; the competition will begin at daylight Saturday, Sept. 12, and will conclude by 8 p.m. A diving expo will be held at the marina from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Underwater photographers can enter the photo contest in four categories: macro, wide angle, diver interaction and fish portrait. Entry fee is $20 per photographers, plus $2 for each image. The awards ceremony for all events will be held in conjunction with a banquet on Sunday, Sept. 13. For information or registration details, call 872-6907 or visit The hook is set and registration is underway for The Conservancy of Southwest Floridas 2009 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament. Roland Martin, legendary angler and television host of the Fishing with Roland Martin show, returns as host for the Oct. 2-4 event. Certified by the International Game Fish Association, the tournament is open to teams, individuals and junior anglers under age 16. Registration is limited to the first 60 teams that sign up. The competition benefits The Conservancys study of juvenile game fish living within the mangrove tidal creeks and salt marshes of the Ten Thousand Islands. Biologists goal is to learn more about how to conserve and restore juvenile game fish habitat. Last years RedSnook tourney netted more than $60,000 for the cause. The tournament will begin with a kickoff party and auction at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort. Saturday and Sunday mornings, Oct. 3-4, anglers will launch from Naples, Goodland and Chokoloskee. An awards ceremony will be held Sunday evening Northern Trust in Naples. The event is sponsored by M Bank, Comcast, Florida Weekly, Outback, Amerivest Realty, Heatherwood Construction, LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort, Northern Trust, The Johnson Meland Group of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Calusa Island Marina, Renfroe Jackson, Naples Yacht Club and Whole Foods. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about registering a team or becoming a sponsor, call 403-4200 or visit www.conservancy. org/redesnook. Airport Shuttles Taxis Limos Vans Serving Ft. Myers, Bonita Springs, Naples & Marco Island 239.200.4600 239.248.5155Luxury transportation for smart travelers at reasonable rates Luxury transportation for smart travelers at reasonable rates 10% Off with this ad! OUTDOORS

PAGE 14 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA14 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 HEALTHY LIVINGAs pediatric health care continues to advance, The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida is determined to keep up. The only comprehensive childrens hospital in Southwest Florida, TCH offers more than 325 pediatric health care professionals working to provide quality care for children suffering from complex medical conditions. Children, who are often too small for regular adult medicine and surgical procedures, must be treated by specialized pediatric caregivers.New minimally invasive surgical proceduresIn the adult surgical world, there has been a movement during the past several years toward minimally invasive procedures, says Dr. Rodrigo Mon, a pediatric general surgeon. Now, it seems that the pediatric world is set to take advantage of the developments in the adult world. We have just acquired several threemillimeter laparoscopic instruments. Those will be used to perform minimally invasive procedures on the smallest of infants, says Dr. Mon.Minimally invasive surgical procedures involve making a limited number of small incisions into which ports are inserted. Instruments are then inserted through the ports, and the surgeon performs the surgical procedure by looking at a video monitor and maneuvering the instruments. Some surgeries, such as appendectomies, are even performed through just one incision.Most patients tend to recover faster from minimally invasive procedures. They have shorter hospital stays, return to their regular activities more quickly and dont have as much scarring, he says.BY DANA THIMONS ____________________Special To Florida WeeklyJIM MCLAUGHLIN / FLORIDA WEEKLYSome NICU babies begin the arduous climb toward normality as early as 23 or 24 weeks after conception, weighing as little as a pound or a pound plus a few ounces. Jen Bradbury now finds it easier to paint her toenails, she wears a little more makeup and she even applies wrinkle cream under her eyes before she goes to sleep. Ms. Bradbury recently lost 42 pounds in three months and now feels a new sense of empowerment about her life. But what inspired Ms. Bradbury to begin her weight-loss journey? I have three grandchildren and I want to be around for them, because they mean the world to me, said Ms. Bradbury, a surgical technician with a Fort Myers hospital. I want to be able to sit on the floor and play with them. I want to be able to run around the backyard. I want to be able to do whatever and them not be embarrassed of me. Now shes jogging on a treadmill, attending spinning classes and feeling energetic and confident. When asked how she encourages someone to live healthy and start walking, Ms. Bradbury answers simply, Invite them to go walking with you. Thats exactly what the American Heart Association did when it launched its new walking campaign, Start!, to promote physical fitness for a healthier heart. However, the group has taken it one step farther. It has invited the entire community from Port Charlotte to Naples to embrace walking for a more fitfriendly Southwest Florida. Our Start! campaign encourages corporations and individuals to promote physical fitness in their homes and work places, says Danielle Broderick, communications director for the American Heart Association. The movement focuses on people walking as an easy way to get active because its accessible, its free and it has the lowest drop-out rate of any exercise. Ms. Broderick suggests employees ask their employers to participate in START! by allowing employees to wear sneakers to work and maybe even going outside and walking together, if only for 15 minutes. It reduces stress, anxiety, cho-Heart Association urges Americans to START! walkingCutting-edge technologyIn July, the Neuroscience Center began offering treatment for epilepsy patients with a vagus nerve stimulator, says Dr. Jose Colon, a neurologist and medical director of the Center. The vagus nerve stimulator is inserted under the skin in the chest area of an epilepsy patient, or a patient who has a seizure disorder. The device then stimulates the vagus nerve, which sends signals to the brain that can lessen the number and severity of seizures. The vagus nerve stimulator can have a 30 to 50 percent reduction of seizures for a patient, Dr. Colon says. If a child is having a couple seizures a day, or even a couple of seizures a week, that is huge. Its a significant improvement in the childs quality of life. Another device new to TCH that will be used to diagnose seizure disorders is the amplitude-integrated EEG machine, or aEEG. An aEEG is used to measure brainwaves in neonates infants in the first four weeks of their lives. The aEEG will be up and running within the year. The aEEG will also be used in conjunction with a device called Blanketrol, which is a total body cooling blanket, says Michelle Waddell, RNC-NIC, BS, Director of Neonatal Services for TCH. When a baby has any type of incident where he or she is deprived of oxygen, like an umbilical cord wrapped around the neck, the Blanketrol can be used to cool the body to a much lower temperature during the course of a few days. This puts the body at a state of rest to decrease the degree of cellular damage in the brain and improve long-term outcomes for the baby, Ms. Waddell says. After 72 hours of treatment, the body is slowly re-warmed to a normal body temperature, she says. TCH is the only facility in the area to offer this type of treatment. The total body cooling process should be in place within six months.Childrens Hospital on cutting-edge of technology, procedures Infants benefit from researchPremature babies, fondly referred to as preemies, are often transported to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at TCH. These babies are often as small as the size of the palm of an adult hand. Dr. William Liu, a neonatologist with TCH, is one of several physicians nationally who have led the Vermont Oxford Neonatal Quality Improvement Collaborative, combining the efforts of physician researchers from five hospital NICUs in the United States and Canada. The research identified specific environmental and sensory practices, such as minimizing direct light and ambient noise, encouraging appropriate stimulation, preserving natural sleep patterns through the bundling of care protocols, and skilled management of pain relief medication. Quantitative research was then conducted in the five participating hospital NICUs. The Childrens Hospital has taken advantage of knowledge gained from this leading research and is among the first NICUs in the nation to incorporate techniques for sound-dampening, quieter technology and less direct light. Specific touch times where family members and staff interact with the babies have been incorporated in daily protocols to minimize over-stimulation and preserve infant sleep patterns. We are honored, with our peers, to be at the forefront of this cutting-edge research, says Dr. John Iacuone, executive director of The Childrens Hospital. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY >>65 percent of American adults (more than135 million) are overweight or obese. >>64 percent of Lee County adults are overweight or obese. >>Heart disease remains the No. 1 killer of men and women. >>Encourage your company to join Start! to get more employees moving during the day. >>Fight cardiovascular disease with exercise and strengthen your heart. Heart healthy facts lesterol, blood pressure and bone loss, Ms. Broderick says. Studies even show adults may gain as much as two hours of life expectancy for each hour of regular, vigorous exercise, such as brisk walking. Walking is also something you can do with your entire family as a fun activity. There are now local Start! walking paths at Cambier Park in downtown Naples, City Pier in downtown Fort Myers, Lakes Park in Fort Myers and Joe Stonis Park in Cape Coral for families to enjoy. Dont wait. Sign up for Start! at www.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 NEWS A15 Therapists at Massage Envy clinics through Southwest Florida will do their part for the fight against breast cancer by hosting Massage for the Cure on Tuesday, Sept 15. All day long, $10 from every $35 one-hour massage will be donated to the local affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure to fund breast cancer education, screening and treatment initiatives. Since the first Massage for the Cure event in 2005, Massage Envy clinics across the United States have raised more than $800,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. This years goal is to raise $500,000, with an estimated 590 Massage Envy clinics in 40 states participating. Appointments must be made for Massage for the Cure. In Naples, call 3253689; in Bonita Springs, 947-3689; and in Fort Myers, 333-3689. For more information, visit Eckerd Youth Alternatives Inc. has been selected to operate a 30-bed residential substance-abuse treatment program for boys in Immokalee. The Collier Halfway House will serve moderate-risk males ages 14-18 who have been committed by the courts and referred by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. Collier Halfway House will also offer individual, group and family counseling; year-round education and vocational programming; community service projects; life skills development; tutoring and spiritual and recreational activities. The private, nonprofit EYA serves nearly 12,000 children each year through nearly 40 programs in Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Louisiana. For more information, visit What do wrack lines, jellies, blue butt ons, beach hopper s, ghosts, sea pork and beans have in common? Find out at 10 a.m. every Monday, when a park ranger at Barefoot Beach conducts a free beachcombing and shelling program. The year-round talks begin at 10 a.m. in the Learning Center at Barefoot Beach Preserve. Turn south off of Bonita Beach Road onto Barefoot Beach Boulevard and go about 1 miles to park entrance. Park in the first parking area on the right and meet at the Learning Center. There is a park entrance fee for those who do not have a Collier County Parks and Recreation parking permit. For more information, call the ranger station at 5918596. Heres the rub: Visit Massage Envy and help fight against breast cancerCollier Halfway House will serve moderate-risk boys in ImmokaleeBarefoot Beach free program on MondaysVisit the Family Transition Blog at Follow me on Twitter@LifeBridgeSolns Schedule Your Complimentary Coaching Session! Managing the Business of LifeLifeBridge Solutions 20% OFF HHA299992099Services Available NationwideYou now have a choice to keep a frail, aging person in their own home and out of a nursing home. Let our professional Care Managers and their integrated team of SeniorBridge Caregivers provide care in your home 24/7. Benefits of SeniorBridge: Reduced hospitalizations Better overall physical health Improved quality of life Less family stress 5621 Strand Blvd. Suite 301 Naples (239) 594-5004 14260 Metropolis Ave. Suite 103 Fort Myers (239) 561-7100 Living Safely in the Comfort of Your Home Collier County(239)-430-8300 (239)-213-0355 HHA299991482Lee County(239)-561-7100 HHA299992947Charlotte County(941)-205-2956 HHA299992099 Serving Lee, Collier & Charlotte counties 25%DISCOUNT ON EYE GLASSESSTUDENT EYE EXAMS $69 STUDENT SPECIAL Eye Exam Cataracts Glaucoma Lasik Glasses Contacts Adult and Pediatric Care 21 and underGood vision and healthy eyes are key in academic success. Rick Palmon, M.D. Richard M. Glasser, M.D. Penny J. Orr, O.D. Leonard Avril, O.D. Brian Marhue, O.D. Cannot be used in conjunction with any insurance or other promotions. Offer expires 10/31/2009NAPLES 594-0124


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA16 NEWS AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 Five recycle bins delivered recently to the Collier County headquarters of the American Red Cross contained not the usual discarded plastic and paper, but brand new school supplies donated by Waste Management employees. For several years the local Red Cross has collected school supplies for distribution to homeless children in Collier County. This year, hoping to provide pencils and more to an estimated 800 children (up from 300 children two years ago), the organization put out an extra call for help. Employees from Waste Management answered the call and filled five recycle bins with notepads, pens, pencils, lunch boxes and backpacks. In addition, they donated nearly $300 in cash to the effort. Representatives from Red Cross will use that money to purchase additional school supplies. All school supplies received by the Red Cross are distributed confidentially through guidance counselors at individual Collier County public schools. Should there be any extra supplies, they will be given to St. Matthews House or The Shelter for Abused Women and Children. Waste Management employees know school supplies wont go to waste COURTESY PHOTODenise Rowe, Larry Berg, Deborah Horvath, Nita Humphrey, Christi Epperson and Ron CrowderSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 NEWS A17 HARNESS THE POWER OF THE SUN SOLAR POWER YOUR HOME & SAVE Up to 30% Hairstylist Suzanne Perry didnt know whether the lump she discovered in January 2009 was cancer, but with her family history of breast cancer she knew she couldnt put off seeing her doctor for very long even though she didnt have medical insurance. The lump was malignant, and now Ms. Perrys family, friends and colleagues are rallying to help her pay for her battle against instrusive ductal carcinoma. Their fundraising efforts include a Hawaiian luau dinner dance on Friday, Sept. 18, at St. Williams Catholic Church. Russells Clambakes has donated a Polynesian buffet for the first 200 people. Admission is free. Funds will be raised through raffles and a silent auction.Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and buffet service will start at 7:15 p.m. Dancing and more fun will happen from 8:3011 p.m. No reservations or tickets are required (only cash and checks can be accepted).A few days after receiving her diagnosis, Ms. Perry, a Naples resident since 1981, had a lumpectomy and underwent 16 weeks of chemotherapy, followed by Naples Historical Society goes digital 3D with historic recordsNew hours at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon water park are weekends only from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October. The Collier County park will close for maintenance November through January, but will reopen for the Christmas school vacation Dec. 19-Jan. 4. Collier County residents with a Florida drivers license enjoy $2 off the $12 entry fee for everyone in the party taller than 48 inches. Admission for children 3 and youngs is free; ages 4 and above who are shorter than 48 inches tall are admitted for $5.50. Group rates and seasonal packages are available. Sun-N-Fun attractions include five waterslides into a drop pool and one slide into Sunnys Lazy River; a heated family pool; the Tadpole Pool wading and childrens activity area; and Turtle Cove with lily pads and climbing ropes for ages 5-12. For more information about SunN-Fun or other public pool facilities, call 252-4021 or visit www.collierparks. com. Luau will raise money for womans fight against cancerThe Naples Historical Society has announced the creation and publication of digital 3D historic records for Palm Cottage and The Norris Gardens. The records are a realistic digital depiction of the cottage and other buildings, plus the surrounding landscape and gardens on NHS property at 137 12th Avenue South. Tabitha Ponte and Robert Zylstra of Ponte-Zylstra Design proposed the idea for the records to Elaine Reed, executive director of the society, as a means to reach out to a new and broader audience their own generation. Mr. Zylstra describes the records as a preservation of the techniques of the past combined with the technologies of today. The digital 3D records are available to the public online, live on Google Earth and also published and stored as a model in the Google 3D Warehouse. The society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation, receives no government funding and relies on membership dues and donations. One block east of the Naples Pier, Palm Cottage and The Norris Gardens are open from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday through October and Tuesday through Saturday starting in November. Admission is a donation of $8 per person. For more information, visit www. or call 2618164. Fall weekend hours begin at Sun-N-Fun water parksix weeks of radiation treatments. Shes now in the midst of a year of herceptive IV treatment. The efforts of my friends to help with medical expenses are very humbling, she says. I thank God for them daily. Bosom Buddies helped with some of her surgery medical expenses, but there isnt much financial help available for chemotherapy and radiation treatments, which could cost $100,000. To date, about $16,000 has been raised. Well keep finding ways to raise money until all her bills are paid, says Karen Ryan, a friend of Ms. Perrys for the past 10 years. She adds donations can be sent to The Suzanne Perry Wellness Benefit Fund Inc., c/o Karen Ryan (Registered Representative), 6085 Shallows Way, Naples 34109. To donate silent auction items for the Sept. 18 luau or for more information, call 596-7990 or e-mail Learn more about Ms. Perrys journey on her blog at or join her Facebook group at Suzanne Perry Wellness Benefit Fund. COURTESY PHOTOSuzanne Perry SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY F un L ag oon e n d s p .m. Col u r a $ 2 $ 5.50. s ona l p S u n in c in w

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A few minutes later I was sitting outside in my car, ready to go home, when I witnessed the most amazing transformation in the man. Once safely outside in his truck and thinking himself unobserved people in love are usually so oblivious the heman started sweettalking the kitten. Did they hurt you, little girl? he asked the kitten. Well, dont you worry, cause daddys going to go by the store and pick you up a special treat for tonight because youve been soooo brave! Huh? Could this be the same guy who treated the kitty that morning with the same fondness hed have for helmet laws and gun control? Oh yes, it was. As we veterinarians know, men like these arent too willing to let the world in on their little secret: that they love their little kitties and cant wait for their purring pets to curl up next to them at night. So the next time youre in the veterinarians waiting room and see a tough guy come in with a cat he seems to loathe, youll know what we veterinarians know: That cats not mas pet after all. I live on a horse ranch in Northern Idaho, in a part of the country where losing an arm in a logging accident is considered the cityfolk equivalent of a scratch. My poker buddies are men who eat nails for breakfast. The men up here like to project a Rambo-like image to the outside world, but inside theres sometimes a secret love that they wont freely admit, even to their own wives and especially to their veterinarians. You see, real men dont own cats. Thats their story, and theyre sticking to it. Now, let me explain. One of the things Ive always gotten a kick out of as a veterinarian is watching somebody bring a cat in, holding the animal lovingly, and then hurriedly passing it off to the receptionist like a furry hot potato, mumbling: This is mas cat. Im just dropping it off for her. Or, This is my girlfriends cat, and she asked me to bring it in for her. As veterinarians, were more than happy to oblige any request for care, but we know a dirty little secret thats not very well hidden. That little pussycat is their beloved pet, too. Its just that they cant admit it. Or worse yet, show their affection. Because real men dont own cats. Case in point: A few years back I was working at a cat-only veterinary hospi-PET TALES Real men love catstal and watched a guy who looked like a shoo-in for the Biker Hall of Fame walk through the door with a cute little kitten. Here, he said, setting the kitten on the counter. My woman asked me to drop this hairball off for you to spay and give her her shots. Ill come back tonight and pick her up. The veterinarian, with a wink and a nod to me, took the cat into the back and started the procedures. Later that day, the tough guy came in, paid the bill and received his fixed kitty minus a few things but now adorned with a cute little pink bow, thanks to a tech with an offbeat sense of humor. Thoroughly disgusted, the man hur-BY DR. MARTY BECKER ____________________Universal Press Syndicate Some men find it hard to admit that they love their cats.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 NEWS A19 Everblades Recreational Facility at Germain Arena (239) 948-7825 x1306 Early Bird Prices & 2 for 1 Registration Weeks For All Ice Programs AUG. 31ST-SEPT. 13TH, 2009Register For All Programs: 2 for 1 Eligibility 2 for 1Public Skating Coupon Expires 12/31/09Check out our new web site: www.SkateEverblades.Com Rx Do you know anyone who answers a question with a question? I have been accused of that. It is not that I want to be testy or paranoid, but something very strange happens when an open-ended question is posed to me. I am raw nerve, edgy but edgeless. I feel as if I myself become merely an open ending, a refrain in a room without walls or floor or ceiling. An echo without origin, I become an incomplete stranger to myself. Who, after all, is a pirate except the waves upon which is the riding? And then not even the waves, really, but merely the riding. Like an apocalyptic gerundive rider emerging out of the watery fog that turns out to be merely mirage that aye I roll about in my watery eye. And then the what I see is not the likes of me. Knock, knock. Whos there? Despair. Despair who? Da spare parts, dissembled, unassembled, not resembled. Spare and sparse and elongated into spidery shadows that could belong to retinal tears or daydreams or wet dreams or an art film MUSINGS Ask, and you shall Rx is the FloridaWeekly muse who hopes to inspire profound mutiny in all those who care to read. Our Rx may be wearing a pirate cloak of invisibility, but emanating from within this shadow is hope that readers will feel free to respond. Who knows: You may even inspire the muse. Make contact if you dare.flawed by the broken bound for parts unknown. Do you remember the story of the Sphinx? She lived outside of Thebes. And she asked all passing travelers a question. Those who failed to answer she would kill. And if she received a correct answer, the Sphinx would kill herself. She would ask: What goes on four legs in the morning, on two legs at noon, and on three legs in the evening? I think that she, the recumbent lion with human head and womanly breasts, eagle wings and serpent tail, was like me in many ways. I believe that she was also unable to answer questions. I believe that she was a quilt of identities, doing her best to improvise her story. She came from Old Kingdom Egypt, called there Shesepankh. The Greeks were the ones who reinvented her, calling her The Strangler. What did she know of strangling? She was really a guardian, carved out of living rock, that is, rock found on site at the pharaoh burial grounds. And as she appeared and reappeared, she was given, perforce, the faces of the pharaohs that she guarded. Lost in the quest of the others search for immortality of their unworthiest parts, conscripted into service impossible and of no consequence, she had no answers, only questions. In one version of the story, Oedipus solved her riddle. The human, he said, crawls as a baby, is bipedal in maturity and struggles with a cane in old age. Did she upon the hearing die by her own hand? In another version of the story, there is a second riddle: There are two sisters. One births the other, then she gives birth to the first. Ah, now I am more at home, here in the liminal land, on the threshold, open, indeterminate. Here I can thrive in the ambiguous. (When is a door not a door? When it is ajar.) Do you know people who immorally play 20 questions? Who change their object in midgame? And act as if? (What is yours but your friend uses more? Your name.) In the Poetic Edda, the great Odin in disguise visits the unconquerable giant Vafpronismal and proposes a wisdom contest. The loser loses his head. The questioner can only pose questions to which he knows the answer. When Odin asks what was whispered into his sons ear as he was placed on a funerary ship, the giant realizes he has lost. Only Odin can know this. The giant realizes he has been fooled by the master dissimulator. (What is brown and sounds like a bell? Dung.) When there is no question at all, I find voice emerging many memories. The day sister births the night; and, the night returns the favor. It is an abundance of opening. It is a crepuscular miracle, coming and going. Knock, knock. Whos there? Delight. Delight who? De light at the end of the tunnel.


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BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUSINESS INDUSTRY BSECTIONWEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 Times are tough and money is tight, which means bartering, the age-old system of exchanging goods and services rather than parting with hard-earned cash, is becoming more popular. It can be handled in many ways, from a casual arrangement between friends or a mutual agreement between neighbors, to a business-to-business transaction. But rather than go it alone, why not join an official bartering community? ITEX is a network of businesses throughout the United States and Canada whose members trade products and services via a cashless system. Donahue and Katie Silvis are the ITEX brokers for Collier and Lee counties helping guide local members through the system and promoting the goods they wish to barter. Barter is usually one-on-one, but with ITEX it is a 24,000-to-one trade, Mr. Silvis says. Heres how it works: You fill out an application online at no cost, receive an account number and a credit line of ITEX dollars anywhere from $500 to $2,000, and advertise the services you are willing to barter on the Web site. We work just like a bank, Mr. Silvis adds. The Silvis Southwest Florida office has about 200 members, and membership is growing due to the national exposure bartering is receiving as of late. Yet Mr. Silvis, who also is the broker of the Denver, Colo. and Orange County, Calif., ITEX offices, says his Florida operation is the smallest of the three in dollar and trade volume. People here just dont understand it as well, he says. Those who are members, however, are doing well, he says. Sergio and Bettina Flores of Bead It in Naples have been ITEX members for 15-plus years. Bartering has allowed them to travel to Turkey and Switzerland on business, buy braces for theirIn tough times, business owners find bartering has its benefits POWER POINTS AlysiaSHIVERS SEE POWER POINTS, B14 WOMEN WOMEN POWER POWER meet the HETHER SHES STRATEGIZING A corporate initiative, managing resources and mobilizing volunteers for a nonprofit, raising money and awareness for charity or listening and responding to her constituents, a power womans work is never done. Just ask any of the CEOs, executive directors, philanthropists and public servants whove been selected as Florida Weeklys 2009 Power Women. They come from a variety of backgrounds and fill myriad positions of importance. And they pour equal energy, expertise and commitment into whatever task is at hand, whether its for the betterment of their colleagues, their families or their communities. At the end of every busy day, theyve helped make a difference for everyone who lives and works in Southwest Florida. And lucky for us, theyre not done yet.WSEE B2-9

PAGE 22 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 Grey Oaks Tuscany Reserve Mediterra Saturnia Lakes LongShore Lakes Park Shore Royal Harbour Tiburon Moorings Bay Colony . is Patrick Dearborns middle name.SoldOlde Cypress Vineyards Indigo Lakes Wilshire lakes Marbella Lakes Lely Olde Naples Aqualine Shores Port RoyalLife is great in NaplesPatrick Dearborn, LLCRealtor/John R. Wood RealtorsMulti Million Dollar Producer - 239-877-4340 mobile Patrick sells the Naples lifestyle.www.iLoveNaplesFLA.comCall Patrick today and let him get your home or condo in Naples SOLD!Myra Daniels:A CULTURAL LEGACY Myra Janco Daniels is the undisputed cultural diva of Collier County. When Naples was still in its formative stage, it was she who understood the need to create a world-class performing arts center, and later a world-class art museum. And it was she, through sheer conviction, who made both of these ambitious cultural resources, the Philharmonic Center for the Arts and the Naples Museum of Art, reality. Even more, she has built an endowment that will sustain them in perpetuity. But then, accomplishing the unthinkable has been a repeating theme in Mrs. Daniels life. She was the first woman in the country to head up a major national advertising firm as president of the Chicago agency Draper Daniels Inc. and the youngest person ever honored as National Advertising Woman of the Year by the Advertising Federation of America. She also was executive vice president of the Roche, Rickerd, Henri, Hurst Inc. agency, and ran her own agency, Wabash Advertising, in Terre Haute, Ind. The recipient of bachelors and masters degrees in business and communications from Indiana State University, she held a six-year associate professorship at Indiana University while she pursued doctoral studies in marketing management there. As would be expected, Mrs. Daniels is also the recipient of numerous honors, including a Jefferson Award for community service and the Women of Initiative Award. In addition, both the University of North Carolina-Asheville and Allegheny College have bestowed honorary doctorates upon her. She attends virtually every Philharmonic event, from her mezzanine box relishing not only in the performance, but also in the enjoyment she has created for so many. As a direct result of her efforts, Naples in now considered a cultural mecca. Her vision and legacy, without question, will continue to benefit and shape our community for years to come. Melanie CarolLauren Stillwell Bernaldo:SHAPING NEWS COVERAGE Lauren Stillwell Bernaldo says she is too introverted to be comfortable working in front of a camera as a television news anchor. But her behindthe-scenes work as executive producer of special projects for Waterman Broadcasting, which owns NBC2 and manages ABC7, is crucial to how major local news stories are presented to and perceived by the viewers of those stations. I never was that interested in being on-air, she says. Im a little introverted But I do love to write, and I love helping to shape how major news stories are covered. She does that as leader of a team of reporters, producers and photojournalists called into play for significant events things like hurricanes, elections, investigative pieces and long-term projects. She did not set out to be a journalist. In fact, it took a failure of sorts to lead her into the news business. She originally enrolled at DePauw University in Indiana as one of the schools prestigious Management Fellows. Her grades in the required business and economics courses were not high enough to sustain the fellowship, however, and she gravitated to the schools recently opened Media Center, where she quickly found a home. Following graduation, she worked at the NBC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, and then moved on to New Jersey and a producers job with MSNBC. It was at MSNBC that she met her future husband, Matt Bernaldo, who currently oversees the online news content for WBBH and WZVN. The couple has three children, ages 5, 3 and 1. I really missed local news, Mrs. Bernaldo says of her time at MSNBC. I missed the immediacy and the feeling that what you do really does make a difference in your community. The Bernaldos moved to Fort Myers 12 years ago after visiting and deciding it was the place they wanted to live and raise a family. Mrs. Bernaldo has no regrets about leaving the national platform that MSNBC provided. Of course, being in Florida has allowed her to cover stories that not only are significant locally but also national in scope Hurricane Charley and the states 2000 presidential vote fiasco being two prominent examples. Looking back, she says its ironic that failure as a business student led her to a profession that seems perfectly tailored to her talents and interests. I learned that it is OK to fail, she says. Sometimes failure opens your eyes to things that you otherwise might not see. Bill Cornwell B 2 B U S INE SS W EEK OF AUGU ST 27-SEPTEM BE M useum o f Ar t ha s b uilt an e nd t hem in perpe t Bu t t h en, ac c ab l e h as b een a M r s Dani e l s l w oman in the m ajor na tion al a s p re sident o f Draper Danie l e st p erson e v e A dve rtising W A d vertisin g Fe Sh e a l so was e of the Roche R Inc. agency, a n W a b as h A d v er I n d. T he reci pi e n ters de g rees in in WOMEN WOMEN POWER POWER meet the


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 B3 Jane Billings:LISTENING, LEARNING, FACILITATING Beneath her British reserve, Jane Billings has a fiery determination to make a difference. It started at a very young age, when she dreamed of saving the world. She may not achieve that ambitious goal, but she surely is changing Collier County for the better. The vice president of marketing and community programs at The Community Foundation of Collier County since 2003, she specializes in collaboration and innovation. Trained as a mediator, she listens, learns and facilitates carefully and graciously bringing people together to get the job done. The foundations emerging Senior Initiative is a prime example. Reviewing data on Collier nonprofits, Mrs. Billings and her committee identified both a dearth of senior services and a disconnect among agencies geared toward seniors. By convening these groups, Mrs. Billings became the catalyst for creating a public-private partnership with Collier County to build a senior center, complete with a 211 hotline that will serve the whole county. Much of the funding is already in place. Jane is a community treasure, says Dolly Roberts, chair-elect of the foundation. She inspires all of us to do more than we knew we could. Mrs. Billings came to Naples in 1994 from Milwaukee, Wis., where she and her husband Zeb had invented the electronic childrens book and then built and sold a publishing company based on the technology. Although she thought she would retire, her service on the foundation board, together with serving as a guardian ad litem, as a member of the Golden Apple committee for the Education Foundation of Collier County, and as a founding board member of the Naples Equestrian Challenge, left her hungry to do more. The transition to a staff position at the Community Foundation was a natural. The Billings and their daughter Tiffany live in Old Naples amid spectacular English gardens. Melanie CarolWilma Boyd:A WOMAN BEFORE HER TIME Wilma Boyd can make anyone feel like the center of the universe. The president and CEO of Preferred Travel of Naples extends a warm welcome to all who enter her office in the Sun Trust building, huge digs sporting a fantastic view of the Philharmonic and Waterside Shops. She founded the company in 1984 and now employs 36 people who handle everything from corporate and family travel to student exchanges abroad. Her career includes a wide range of travel industry experience. In 1972, while living in Pittsburgh with her husband, Bill, three daughters and a son, she went to work for TWA recruiting flight attendants (stewardesses in those days). Soon she was the airlines flight attendant supervisor for the entire East Coast of the United States. Entering a male-dominated work environment at the outset of her career inspired Mrs. Boyd to prepare other women for the experience. After 13 years with TWA, she founded the Wilma Boyd Career School to train students for jobs in hotels, car rentals and airline reservations. More than 1,600 students graduated from the school each year with an 80 percent placement rate. She also authored the textbook that many travel schools still use today: Travel Agent, published by Simon & Schuster. Working Woman magazine said, Her vision was always on the future. She was a woman before her time. A champion of many community causes, she says some of her favorites are Boys & Girls Club of Collier County, Step by Step, Neighborhood Health Clinic, NCH Healthcare System and The Immokalee Foundation. The Philharmonic is dear to her heart, too. The Naples Daily News named Mrs. Boyd Outstanding Citizen of the Year in 2008, and earlier this year, Mayor Bill Barnett presented her with the key to the city and declared Feb. 10 Wilma Boyd Day. Her secret to squeezing every minute out of each day? While giving a good part of the credit to her staff, she concedes that shes driven. Im blessed with energy, she says. And I dont wait. People who get things done are always busy. If someone says, We need to have this... Im on it. And why not? George RaabConnie Dillon:HELPING OTHERS TO GIVE As executive director of the NCH Healthcare Foundation, the fundraising arm of the NCH Healthcare System, Connie Dillon is inspired every day by those who give so much, whether their time or their treasures. As a supporter of many organizations herself, Mrs. Dillon is familiar with the monetary and personal commitment that so many make, and yet she never imagined herself being the one to ask for donations. I couldnt do it for just any organization, she explains. I have to believe in the cause. With a bachelors in history and a masters in business administration, Mrs. Dillon happened into a fundraising career as a matter of chance, when a position in corporate relations opened at the University of Notre Dame in the late s. Her path up until that point was literally all over the map, with her husbands career taking her and their two boys from New York City to Tokyo, Taiwan, southern California and Arizona before returning to her Midwestern roots. Traveling the globe with her family

PAGE 24 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 was thrilling. I was so excited to live in another country, she says. I figured whatever I was giving up on my career path would be made up for in the living experience. But after raising her sons and operating a home-based desktop publishing business, the Notre Dame opportunity turned out to be a nice fit with her MBA background. After she had spent six years with the university, her husband was once again relocated this time to Naples and in a span of three weeks she said goodbye to Notre Dame and hello to the NCH Foundation. Today, five years later, she finds fulfillment in helping donors contribute to an area of the hospital that is in need of a gift. And yet, shes still in awe of all those that do it so quietly. These people really care about something and make it happen, she says. Alysia ShiversDonna Fiala:A TRUE PUBLIC SERVANT As the first two-time female chairman of the Collier Board of County Commissioners, Donna Fiala holds a special place in our communitys history. But shes likely to be remembered more for the depth of her commitment than the length of her term. Donna is a true public servant who always keeps the best interests of her constituents in the forefront of her mind, comments Marci Seamples, vice president of the East Naples Civic Association, an organization for which Mrs. Fiala has served as president. Having raised her family here and served as director of community relations for Naples Community Hospital and PBA Airlines, Mrs. Fiala has long been a community activist. Her view of Naples and Collier County is grounded in 35 years of observation, conversation and participation. Today, a special interest for her is the arts; shes delighted to see that her concept of bringing the arts to the Bayshore area is coming to fruition with the Naples Botanical Garden and the Bayshore Performing and Cultural Arts Center. In the year 2000, she determined that her next logical step in community service was the position of county commissioner for District 1. Elected that year, she has been twice re-elected; her current term extends to 2012. Her commitment to remain close to the people she serves is as strong as it has ever been, perhaps even stronger. I take this job to heart, she says. She has a will to make a difference, and is driven by it. Before each commission meeting, she repeats her mantra: Every vote you make today affects somebodys life, home, neighborhood, community. Vote carefully. Humbled by the trust her constituents have placed in her, she has become very protective of that trust. Above all, Donna Fiala always wants to do the right thing. Melanie CarolDottie Gerrity:PASSIONATE ABOUT CAUSES Carve your name on hearts, not on marble, reads Dottie Gerritys e-mail sign-off. And so has she done, with a broad-ranging group of organizations and individuals throughout Collier County. She is as selfless, dedicated and hardworking as anyone I know, Mike Ellis, executive director of the Collier Health Services Healthcare Foundation, says about Mrs. Gerrity. The Naples community has a lot to thank her for. Having moved 16 times in 32 years as a Ford Motor Company gypsy, Mrs. Gerrity and her husband Bob moved to Naples from Michigan, where they still summer, 18 years ago. Since that time, she has been involved in numerous organizations and has encouraged numerous people to become involved with her. Among her proudest accomplishments are her service as chair of the Community Foundation of Collier County, and her help in bringing the University of Floridas ELLM program to Collier. A graduate of Greater Naples Leadership and the recipient of the community foundations Women of Initiative Award among others, she currently serves as director and secretary of First Book, and as a founding board member of the CHS Healthcare Foundation. Children are often a focus of her work, and its not just her devotion to her own four children and five grandchildren that makes it so. Because of the learning disability she had as a child, Mrs. Gerrity knows what it means to struggle to learn. And so, she is dedicated to helping kids who need it. What makes this tiny dynamo so successful? In part, it is her business experience as a partner in a Michigan construction company, where she learned the power of positive coalitions. But even more, she says, Its passion. And I can get passionate about a lot of things. She asserts that she cannot imagine life without her volunteer work. What good luck for Collier County. Melanie Carol Ellin GoetzALL ABOUT CONSERVATION Ellin Goetzs life was shaped by her environment from an early age. Growing up in Staten Island, N.Y., she witnessed her hometown change from a pastoral setting into a place of intense development during the 1960s. Little did she know that she would again encounter this extreme change in landscape when she moved to the quiet town of Naples in the early s. When she was a child, her parents were always involved with local issues, helping to stop construction and preserve what is now the greenbelt of Staten Island. As an adult, Ms. Goetz is now the one who fights to preserve land, except her cause is focused on her home of Southwest Florida. Looking back, she appreciates the fact the Naples smallness 30 years ago allowed her to become involved in the community almost immediately and with great effect. I didnt really appreciate it at the time, she says, but it was a wonderful opportunity that I would know my state senator and the mayor. It was so personal to interact with people and to have an effect on the shape of the community. She and a group of local volunteers committed to land preservation are responsible for the founding of the Southwest Florida Land Preservation Trust, which today, with the help of an ad valorem tax, allows Collier County to buy lands for conservation. Just this year, 2,500 acres of what Ms. Goetz refers to as real Florida land has been purchased. People can access these lands and enjoy nature, she says. When shes not consumed with conservation, Ms. Goetz is busy operating her business, Goetz + Stropes Landscape Architects, which has worked on such well-known projects as the Edison-Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers, the Fifth Avenue South revitalization and, most recently, the site planning and design of the Naples Botanical Garden, which will open in November. Every day she walks a fine line keeping a balance between the human use of land and retaining its natural systems, but she knows it will have an enormous impact on future generations. Alysia ShiversHarriet HeithausSHARING HER PERSPECTIVE She says shes grateful to everyone who has agreed to an interview with her. But in fact, every community in which she has worked has greatly benefited from the talent and perspective of Harriet Heithaus, who considers it her journalistic responsibility to both reflect her readers reality and to lead them to a more empowered one. In pursuit of that responsibility, she has suffered through roller-coaster preview rides and tracked FAA flight logs to ferret out corporate merger talks on the sly. She has interviewed famous (Dave Brubeck) and infamous (Alice Cooper) musicians. She has covered nearly every beat in three newsrooms, each time distinguishing herself as she rose through the ranks. Today she serves as arts and entertainment editor as well as a member of the editorial board at the Naples Daily News, her journalistic home for the last nine years. The Florida Society of Newspaper Editors has awarded her first place for criticism three of the last four years. Harriet makes sure that our communitys cultural aspects are an integral part of the news landscape, observes Brian Holley, executive director of the Naples Botanical Garden. Mrs. Heithaus began her career in her native Ohio, becoming the managing editor for the Troy Daily News, winning the William Allen White Prize and the UPI Newspaper of the Year Award. She also was a founder of the Miami (Ohio) Shelter for Abused Women. Then, for a dozen years she worked in Fort Wayne, Ind., at the Journal Gazette, serving as its Living section editor and editing a new Travel and Arts section. Immediately prior to moving to Naples in 2000, she worked for magazines and with Scripps Cincinnati-area publications. She says she owes a special debt to her husband, Chick, who is her favorite copy editor and critic. In fact, Collier County owes a special debt to Mrs. Heithaus. Melanie CarolPatty HornbeckCOMMITTED TO VOLUNTEERING Patty Hornbeck is the director of marketing at Lutgert Insurance, but that role pales in comparison to her numerous volunteer efforts. As she rattles off the time she devotes to various organizations, you realize this is not just something she does in her spare time; it is a serious commitment. To date, shes logged more than 1,000 volunteer hours in Collier County public schools and 750 hours with Naples Community Hospital. Shes also spent countless hours helping out at the concession stand for the Greater Naples Little League, served as a Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Award observer since the programs inception, and organized Heart Walks for the local American Heart Association and Relays for Life for the American Cancer Society with her colleagues. Ive always been interested in volunteer work, she says. Its always been a part of my life. Her devotion to others started when, as a high-school student, she worked with academically challenged students and taught mentally handicapped children to swim. Even though she has a degree in special education, she never taught, and instead dedicated her life to her husband of 35 years, their three children, and to the Naples community, where theyve resided since 1985. Shes most proud of her involvement with the Winged Foot Scholarship Foundation, one of the most coveted awards among Collier County high schoolers, and her assistance in starting the kids club at North Naples United Methodist Church, which started with 33 children and has since grown to more than 300. Much of what I have done has been behind the scenes, but I would hope that Ive helped to make a difference, she says. Just as her parents inspired her to give back, Mrs. Hornbeck is proud to say that the family tradition is continuing as her two daughters devote their energy to worthy causes. Our son is still a work in progress, she adds with a laugh, adding that raising children never ends and she continues to guide them with where they need to go in life. Alysia Shivers


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She spoke with several hospital administrators and was told that the Neighborhood Health Clinic, which delivers quality medical care to low-income, working but not insured people of Collier County, was the perfect cause. Since that time, the popular Physicians Talent Show (coming up Oct. 20 at Sugden Community Theater) and the Pastors Talent Show (held for the first time last spring) have raised $80,000 for the clinic. Mrs. Lascheid is focused on the challenge at hand. On a quiet afternoon in August, she prepares to open the clinic with seven doctors and 11 nurses to handle approximately 80 patients. The need is great. Donations have dropped off at a time when the patient load is spiking. The clinic is seeing 20 percent more patients than usual in the past six months. Providing a niche service, the clinic does have a significant positive impact on the emergency rooms at Physicians Regional Healthcare System and NCH Healthcare System by treating those who need urgent care but not emergency care. While not receiving money from the hospitals, the clinic receives in-kind service from volunteering physicians. Mrs. Lascheid, a registered nurse, and her Bill, a physician, retired from busy medical careers in 1998 and wrote the plan for the clinic the next day. Theyve been running at top speed ever since. We didnt know whether the idea would fly or not, so we were going to give it three years minimum and five years maximum, she explains. Were now going into our 11th year, and still working as hard as ever. George RaabSusan McManus:ALWAYS AN EDUCATOR With Susan, its never about Susan or even the Education Foundation. Its about doing the right thing for our children. Thats what Alan Horton, an Education Foundation of Collier County board member, says about Susan McManus. Mrs. McManus serves as president of the foundation, an organization she helped found 20 years ago. Its a passion passed through generations of her family she was a teacher in her native Canada and in Florida, and so were her grandmother, mother and aunt. Her father was a businessman, and she feels comfortable in both worlds. She describes her job with the foundation as the equivalent of running a small business. She is visionary-in-chief, fundraiserin-chief and cheerleader-in-chief, Mr. Horton says. Mrs. McManus, however, stresses the role of the exceptional people who give their expertise, time and funds to the foundation and adds their leadership allows her to continue to learn and to aspire to ever-higher goals. Today, she finds herself amid one of the most rewarding and fascinating experiences of her career the foundations Connect Now Initiative. This twoyear process is giving the community a common voice on education, teaching the schools what the community wants and expects from them, and building a trusted relationship between the community and the schools. The initiative has been so successful that the Collier County District School Board has committed to using the same process to guide its strategic planning. The next step, Mrs. McManus believes, will be integrating the Connect Now program with the Economic Development Council of Collier Countys Project Innovation initiative, assuring educations critical role in the overall business model. Societies are founded on good education, she says. That is my core belief. Fortunately, she has found just the right vehicle to exercise that core belief for the betterment of Collier County. Melanie CarolThe Naples High School Girls Varsity Softball Team:CAMARADERIE AND CLASS These 2008 State Champs are not just power women because of how they perform on the field, but also because of their attitude and camaraderie off the field. Coach Robert Iamurri, who has coached the Naples High School girls varsity softball team since 1986, says its this combination that makes a good team great. When the pressure is on, those who bond together are more successful, he says. Its not always the most talented team that is successful. Throughout his 23 years as coach, Mr. Iamurri has seen a lot of girls come and go, and he believes their time spent in team sports has prepared each and every one for life, work and family. Senior Erika Parry, the teams catcher, agrees. Ive learned many life lessons, including you have to work hard for what you want, she says. Whats nice about the team is that by the time theyve reached the high school field, most of the girls have played together since their Little League or even T-ball days. The five returning seniors on this years team Jaclyn Traina, Ryan Iamurri, Ms. Parry, Hilary Brown and Ragan Ball have been playing together since they were 9 years old. They be-


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Looking ahead to the upcoming season, the teams goal is always to win state, but Mr. Iamurri and fellow coaches Steve Weigle and Mike Morris instill in each of the girls that they are champions whether they win or lose. We always try to keep our class and poise, he says. Plus, the girls know academics come first. Mr. Iamurri is proud to say that four of the five seniors are in the top 25 of their class and the team as a whole has always boasted a 3.0 or higher grade point average. We work so hard and we all get along. Thats what makes it so enjoyable, Ms. Parry says. Alysia ShiversTammie Nemecek:ENERGY AND ENTHUSIASM The e-mails sent at 3:20 a.m. and 4:50 a.m. are telling: Tammie Nemecek is a woman driven to succeed. And as president and CEO of the Economic Development Council of Collier County, she is doing just that. Shes called Naples her home since she was 4. A graduate of Barron Collier High School and International College (now Hodges University), she ahs spent her entire career at the EDC, working her way to from a self-described jack of all trades to the top position in 10 years. Tenacity, focus and adaptability are the traits to which she attributes her success. To her, power is all about getting the job done, which is precisely what she is doing now with Project Innovation. To combat an economic downturn of unprecedented proportion, Ms. Nemecek and the EDC board determined to redouble their efforts at broadening Colliers business base and creating economic stability. Mounting a highly ambitious program of speakers and community input and convening a group of more than 70 endorser organizations, the EDC now stands ready to introduce an action plan to the community this fall. Two-time EDC chairman and community leader John Passidomo sums it up: Tammies energy and enthusiasm are extraordinary, and her accomplishments prove it. In addition to her local responsibilities, shes making her mark on statewide. She is the current chair for the Florida Economic Development Council and serves on the Stakeholders Council for Enterprise Florida, among many others. She is the recipient of the Hodges University Founders Award, the AAUW Women of Achievement Award and several other major recognitions. A graduate of Leadership Collier and Leadership Florida, she is also mom to Zachary (who will enter her alma mater Barron Collier this year), Blake and Lyndi. Melanie CarolKatie Sproul:A CONTINUING LEGACY Quietly and without fanfare, Katie Sproul is bringing her familys legacy into its second century. As vice president of real estate and director of strategic planning and special projects for the Barron Collier Companies, she represents the fourth generation of the family to do business and good works in the county that bears its name. A graduate of Cornell University who earned her MBA from the Yale School of Management, she earlier served in management positions for Citibanks Global Consumer Bank, American Express Financial Direct and Chase Manhattan Bank in New York. She returned to Naples, where she spent much of her childhood, in 1999 and in the ensuing 10 years has woven herself into the fabric of her company and her community. As a director and an officer of Barron Collier, she helps manage one of Southwest Floridas largest diversified companies, which encompasses real estate development, agriculture and mineral management. Barron Collier Companies is also managing partner of the development company for the new Town of Ave Maria. The company, which has donated countless acres of land to community uses and has supported countless community organizations, proudly sustains its founders commitment to philanthropy as a core principle. Still, Ms. Sprouls influence extends far beyond her profession. Katies intelligence and perspective make her an exceptional community leader, comments CJ Hueston, current chair of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Ms. Sproul is chair-elect of that same board and also serves or has served as a director of the Junior Achievement Hall of Fame, the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Estuary Conservation Association. She is a graduate of both Leadership Collier and Leadership Florida. She and her husband, Richard Molloy, have two young sons. Melanie CarolLinda Oberhaus:WORKING TO END ABUSE Abuse leaves entire families with permanent scars. An unlucky spouse


is often too scared or beaten down to leave. Children who witness emotional or physical abuse are likely to experience abuse in the same home. Left with low self-esteem, they struggle in school and in life. In adulthood, they often have problems with drugs and alcohol and are more likely to be suicidal. Many recreate the chaos theyve grown up with because its what they know. Others recognize the signs and reach out to help. Mrs. Oberhaus is empathetic to the plight of the abused; her mother is a survivor. Oftentimes when youre leading a mission-driven organization like this, I think the passion has to come from somewhere, and so probably what my mother went through is why I ended up doing the work that I do today, the executive director of the Shelter for Abused Women & Children reasons. She has worked in the social service arena for the past 20 years, beginning at age 18 when she was caring for developmentally disabled adults at a community mental health center. While earning bachelors and masters degrees in social work at the University of South Florida, she was in the same field on the side. She worked for 12 years at The Spring in Tampa, Floridas largest certified domestic violence shelter, and was executive director there when Collier County recruited her in 2007. She and her husband had vacationed in Southwest Florida and were intrigued with the idea of moving to a familiar vacation destination. They live here with their daughter and have a son who is in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. The 60-bed Shelter, a 30,000-squarefoot facility with 60 beds, is rated among the top domestic abuse programs in the nation. Charity Navigator gives it four stars, a rating bestowed on only 25 percent of the charities the independent evaluator examines. Our goal is to shelter less, educate more and eliminate domestic violence, Mrs. Oberhaus explains. So far we have not seen the numbers go down, but hopefully they will someday when society is ready to embrace change and address root causes. We realize that we cant do it alone. It really takes a community to step up and make a decision that violence is not going to be tolerated. George RaabBrenda OConnor:HELPING THE CHAMBER GROW Brenda OConnors dance card is full for the next year at least. As senior vice president of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, she oversees everything to do with at least 120 programs throughout the year, many attended by hundreds of enthusiastic people who, like her, love to network and support the community. In her seven years with the chamber, shes helped to push membership to 1,700 and has had a role in expanding the number of programs offered. Mrs. OConnor is most proud of the chambers Distinguished Public Service awards. In its seventh year, the program singles one person each from law enforcement, fire and emergency medical service who have gone above and beyond the call of duty (the 2009 awards ceremony will be held at the Hilton Naples on Oct. 7). Her role at the chamber seems to fit with her positive attitude and incredible energy. I have a wonderful job, she says. Shes known for a high level of involvement in community causes, including the Naples Junior Womens Club, Naples Botanical Gardens, the Heart Walk for the American Heart Association and the Cattle Barons Ball for the American Cancer Society. Shes currently on the citizens advisory board for the Shelter for Abused Women & Children. Her extensive background in retail management was an excellent launching pad for a career in the public eye. After seven years of volunteer work with one of the areas most public fundraisers, the Hospital Ball for the NCH Healthcare Foundation, shes one of three vice chairs for the 2009 gala (Venetian Voyage takes place at the Naples Grand Beach Resort on Nov. 14). The night before the ball, Mrs. OConnor will dance the foxtrot with her husband Patrick in Dancing with the Stars for Literacy, a fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Collier County. Husband and wife had both had to juggle their calendars to make room for lessons at Fred Astaire Dance Studio. November is a busy month, Mrs. OConnor exclaims. She laughs when asked how she finds the time. I dont know, she says. If I didnt have my husband, Im sure I couldnt do all this. Hes very involved in the community as well, and we just find the time. George RaabKathleen Passidomo:30 YEARS, 60 ROLES How is it possible, one wonders, to be a successful attorney, a devoted wife and mother and a community volunteer of epic proportion? For Kathleen Passidomo, the key is a sense of humor. I dont take myself too seriously, and that makes everything I do more enjoyable, she says. More enjoyable, and quite clearly, extremely effective. In her 30 years in Naples, Mrs. Passidomo has served in more than 60 leadership and membership roles in professional and community organizations. Included are such distinguished appointments as trustee and executive committee member of Hodges University; director of The Moorings, Inc.; vice chairman of the Education Foundation of Collier Countys Connect Now Initiative; founding member of the 20th Circuit Juvenile Justice Board; and chairman of the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. A graduate of both Leadership Collier and Leadership Florida, her contributions have been recognized with countless awards; the Leadership Collier Distinguished Alumni Award and the Collier County Citizen of the Year Award, which she won together with her husband John, are just two examples. Her profession, too, has acknowledged her excellence. Currently a partner in the firm of Kelly, Passidomo & Alba LLP, she received both the 1990 Attorney of the Year Award from the Florida Law Related Education Association of the Florida Bar and the Attorney of the Year Award from the Collier County Womens Bar Association. At the same time, Mrs. Passidomos dedication to her family remains preeminent. She takes inspiration from her husband, whose professional and community commitment equals her own, and her three accomplished daughters. They help focus her objective: to make this the very best place to live. As Mary George, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Collier County, comments, Kathleen Passidomos service to our community simply knows no bounds. Melanie CarolNancy Payton:ADVOCATE FOR WILDLIFE Nancy Payton is right. For many, a job is just a job. 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As the sole field representative for the Florida Wildlife Federations Southwest Florida office, Ms. Payton promotes land conservation and protects wildlife habitat. As long as Ive been working in Southwest Florida, theres been an appreciation for the natural world, she said. In most cases, its what draws people here. Her early roles working up north for the SPCA and the Society for Animal Rights, lobbying for animals and influencing legislation, resulted in some worthwhile and creative efforts on behalf of animals. But after moving to Naples, she decided to discontinue her domestic animal advocacy work and focus her skills on the environment and wildlife conservation. Her career has been anything but easy. As an advocate, shes used to being ignored and even ridiculed, but eventually, she says, people start listening and take you seriously. Shes most proud of Collier Countys Rural Land Stewardship Program, an innovative approach to accommodating growth in a responsible manner, the Florida Panther Protection program and Conservation Collier. And while her biggest challenge is elected officials who are not sensitive to the environment, shes honored that the Collier County Commission named a 65-acre parcel of land after her in 2006. Most of my focus has been on local government and keeping them accountable for their actions regarding the environment, she says. In the midst of her continued conservation efforts, Ms. Payton spends time with her homebound furry friends, who include Moses, a spaniel/bearded collie mix she adopted from the county shelter; and three cats, Josie, a stray; Charlie, who appeared at her door after Hurricane Charley; and Blue, who she adopted from Friends of Gummi. Im very fortunate to do something I enjoy and that gives me great satisfaction, plus its a benefit to our community, she says. Alysia ShiversUrsula Pfahl:A GEM OF A PHILANTHROPIST Selling beautiful jewelry and philanthropic giving seem to be a winning combination for Yamron Jewelers. Ursula Pfahl, Ph.D., will attest that her employment also involves a fortunate combination. She came to Naples 14 years ago following a career in education and administration at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo. As chief operating officer of Yamron for 12 years, shes been able to use her business acumen in the realm of fine jewelry and community involvement. When I started with Yamron Jewelers, Bruce Yamron (president) asked me how I felt with being involved with the community, she remembers. When I told him that this was a passion of mine, he not only allowed it, he encouraged it. He said, Take Yamron Jewelers into the community and do it on my time and do it as much as you can. One of the companys core values, contributing with a generous heart, is usually mentioned together with its business success. The company gives to a broad range of causes, and not all of its giving is in the form of jewelry or checks. Over the years, Dr. Pfahl and others on the Yamron team have been involved in charitable and civic causes and organizations that improve lives. A member of the advisory board of the Guadalupe Center of Immokalee, she has rolled up her sleeves to help with the marketing and public relations for its signature event, A Taste of Africa, to be held on Jan. 25, 2010, at the Club at Pelican Bay. Born and raised in Germany, she came to this country as a bride. Shes learned over time that she prefers the challenge of specific projects with measurable goals. In that regard, shes fine-tuning her approach. While we have given our assistance with board development or organizational types of issues, Ive personally made a strategic switch, she explains. Earlier I was a member of many different boards, but I found that my time would be more helpful to take on projects rather than participate in board meetings. I just like to do things that are tangible and concrete. I like to offer a finished product which may address an organizations specific need. George RaabDolly Roberts:MAKING A DIFFERENCE Dolly Roberts doesnt tout herself as an influential woman, yet the many who know her and the brilliance shes capable of would no doubt disagree. She, however, sees herself as more of a behind-thescenes woman, counseling and partnering with organizations and individuals in a valuable and meaningful way. As founder and president of DBR Marketing, Mrs. Roberts prefers the spotlight to be on her clients and rightly so, considering shes responsible for the public relations and advertising campaigns that bring them business. But throughout her 22 years here in Naples, shes made quite an impact and an impression herself, especially when it comes to her community involvement. She has sat on numerous boards and committees influencing the future direction of the county. Currently, her role as chair-elect for the Community Foundation of Collier County has provided her with an increasing understanding of the dynamics associated with the entire nonprofit community. Winner of numerous awards for her creative savvy, it is not industry or public recognition that motivates her. Instead, her greatest satisfaction and accomplishment come from her involvement in significant issues that will affect the community, including Ave Maria, Project Innovation and the Naples Botanical Garden. Shes also been involved in the political campaigns of State Reps. Tom Brady, Garret Richter and Dudley Goodlette and former Collier County Sheriff Don Hunter, individuals who she felt were crucial to Naples future. This is what motivates me, she said. I can actually be engaged in something that will make a noticeable difference. As an entrepreneur, she counts herself

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I have the best client list in the universe, she says. From a community standpoint, she chooses to be involved in high-profile initiatives that will make all the difference to future generations. Alysia ShiversJeanne Seewald:PRO BONO FOR NONPROFITS The managing partner of the Southwest Florida offices of Hahn Loeser didnt know if shed want to leave her secure legal practice in Little Rock, Ark., to move to Naples 10 years ago. Her husband, who had just sold his business and taken early retirement, talked her into it. She laughs when remembering her reluctance to leave Little Rock, saying that she loves her life here, maybe even more than her husband loves it. Early on, Mrs. Seewald became involved with the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and starting working with nonprofits. Shes a member of the chambers board of directors and one of its officers. A 2004 graduate of Leadership Collier, she found that experience rewarding. We still get together every month, she reports. She also on the advisory board for the United Arts Council of Collier County. She serves on the board of the Collier County Bar Association and is secretary of its Collier County Bar Foundation, a nonprofit that, among other things, promotes careers in the legal field. Her legal work anything that relates to buying, selling or running a business, including Internet-based businesses evolves with the economy. Although 60 percent of her work is local, as one of 185 attorneys who are board-certified in intellectual property in a state with 85,000 lawyers, shes also tracked down for that specialty. Mrs. Seewalds dream for the area is growth of higher-paying, technology-based business. Whenever possible, she refers people to advanced training in programs like Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Lutgert C ollege of Business entrepreneurship concentration, or guides them to seek advice from groups like the Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership. During the boom times of the real estate era, there were soft voices out there saying that we really need to diversify our economy, but not a lot of attention was paid, she reasons. While she does pro bono work for nonprofits around town that need a hand with anything from corporate organization and bylaws to trademark issues, she keeps the nature of the relationships confidential. When you live in a community, I think you want to make that community as good as possible, she says. You can meet people anywhere, but when you serve on committees and work on fundraisers, you forge lasting relationships. George RaabPenny Taylor:SETTING AN EXAMPLE Change doesnt scare Penny Taylor. In fact, her creed is Change is inevitable, so embrace it. As vice mayor of the Naples City Council, Ms. Taylor has been urging her constituents to do just that. Yes, Naples is changing, but even as growth knocks at residents doors, she believes it is possible to save the quality of life and preserve the charm that makes Naples what it is. Mayor Bill Barnett, who has known Ms. Taylor for many, many years, says, When she is very committed to something she believes is the right thing, she wont let it go. Since she was first elected in 2000, Ms. Taylor says, voters have become much more aware of the precarious balance that lawmakers have to maintain the fine line between growth and quality of life. And while she finds it empowering to be able to reach out and affect change in her community, there was a time when politics took a back seat to her other priorities: her daughter, who she raised as a single parent, and her photography passion, a love which she discovered while living in New York City as a young woman in her 20s. These days, though, Ms. Taylor is able to concentrate on her political career and some other ambitions close to her heart, one of which is being a foster parent. Shes been a foster parent now for about six years and currently is caring for three teenagers and a 6-year-old. Whether in her business, as a parent, or in her role as a public figure, Ms. Taylor believes she sets an example not by what you say, but by what you do. Alysia Shivers Pe n n n y Ta y l or: S ETT IN N G AN EXAMPL E ng e d oe s sn t scare P enny T ay l or. In r cree d d is Chan g e is inev it ab le r ace i t. t. As vic e ma y o r o f the City C Co uncil, Ms. Tay lor has be e en h er c o on stituents to d o just tha t. N ap l e s s is c h a n g in g b ut e ve n as s k no ck k s at res i d ents d o or s, s h e s it is p p ossible to sav e the qu al l i it y a nd pr e es erve the c harm tha t ma a ke s w h at i it is. o r Bi ll B B arnett, w h o h a s k n ow n y lor f or r man y man y y e ar s, s a y s, she is v v ery commit ted to someh e beli e ev es is the ri g h t thin g she e t it g o. e she wa s s f irst electe d in 200 0 Ms. s ays, vot e er s have become much w are of th h e precarious b alance w makers h a av e to maint ain the fine t ween g ro wt wt h h and quality of life. h ile she f inds it it e mpowering to to reach out a nd d a a ff f ect change in ih ih p s ix years and currently is carin g f or three teen ag g ers an d d a a 66 ye ye ar-old. W hether in her business, as a parent, or in her role as a public fi g ure, Ms. Tay l o r b e l ieves s h e sets an exam pl e not b y wha t y ou sa y but b y what y ou do. Alys ia Shivers WOMEN WOMEN POWER POWER meet the


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Its smart to invest in healthy and promising companies that you know well, such as your employer, but dont overdo it. Spread your fiscal eggs over a bunch of baskets. Dont invest too conservatively, either. If youre far from retirement, favor stocks over bonds. The Motley Fool TakeNot even Mickey Mouse is immune to this recession. But hell make it through all right.Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) is a strong international performer in most economic climates. The star performer in its third quarter was the media networks division. ESPN, ABC and the Disney Channel collectively held their ground year over year, losing just 2 percent of their sales. With the broadcasting industry fighting online piracy, reticent advertisers, and worries that TiVo boxes and other DVRs will kill traditional TV advertising, that performance is an impressive show of Mouse muscle. All told, revenue fell 7 percent from 2008 levels to $8.6 billion, and net income was Disneys Cash Machine Name That CompanyFounded in Arkansas in 1935, Im the worlds largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef and pork. I process 40 million chickens per week and the chicken wings I produce each year would stretch from Los Angeles to New York and back more than six times. Im Americas No. 2 tortilla producer, the leading supplier of protein to all large American restaurant chains and a top provider of cooked meat toppings Last weeks trivia answerSome people know me as the Federal National Mortgage Association, but most people know me by a name that makes me sound like one of the Beverly Hills Clampetts. Born in 1938, Im a government-sponsored enterprise, chartered by Congress. My mission is to help keep the American housing market stable and liquid by working with banks, brokers and others to ensure that theyre able to offer affordable mortgages. I buy many mortgages, securitize them, and then sell them on the markets. Last year I was put under the conservatorship of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Who am I? ( Answer: Fannie Mae )to the U.S. pizza industry. Ive contracted with more than 6,000 family farmers. In 2008, I raked in $27 billion, and Im the Fortune 500s second-largest food company. Who am I? Know the answer? Send it to us with Foolish Trivia on the top and youll be entered into a drawing for a nifty prize! down 23 percent. Still, thats $954 million of earnings and $881 million in free cash flow, straight into the bank. Disney remains a true cash machine, even at the worst of times. Disneys solid brands and near-constant stream of fresh, high-quality entertainment content drives this strength. The upcoming slate of Disney movies inspires confidence. The Princess and the Frog looks like a return to Disneys Brothers Grimm-style storytelling roots. The star-studded live-action remake of Alice in Wonderland at the hands of real-life Mad Hatter Tim Burton ought to draw a crowd. And then theres the third installment of Toy Story next year. Nuff said. Disney appears to be doing all the right things to stay healthy. Do you have an embarrassing lesson learned the hard way? Boil it down to 100 words (or less) and send it to The Motley Fool c/o My Dumbest Investment. Got one that worked? Submit to My Smartest Investment. If we print yours, youll win a Fools cap! Write to Us! Send questions for Ask the Fool, Dumbest (or Smartest) Investments (up to 100 words), and your Trivia entries to or via regular mail c/o this newspaper, attn: The Motley Fool. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Skipped the Options y y o r a nd e ns s I r om ck s dge a i n gs t I th e r s b i ll 500s pan y W Know with Foo li youll be en t nifty prize! Lee-Collier Networkers meets for lunch onc e a month in Bonita Springs and also in Naples. The Naples meeting is at 11:15 a.m. on the fourth Friday (next meeting Aug. 28) at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club; $30 at the door or $25 in advance. The Bonita Springs meeting is at 11:15 a.m. on the second Thursday (next meeting Sept. 10) at the Elks Lodge on Coconut Road; $21 at the door (cash only), $16 in advance. www. A series of programs on social media present ed by The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce continues at chamber headquarters from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 (Part 3: Twitter) and Tuesday, Oct. 13 ( Creating Movement: Now What Do You Do?). Sessions are conducted by Cyndee Woolley of C2 Communications. Cost is $15 each. Register at The Collier Building Industry Associa tion Lunch n Learn Series for members takes place from noon to 1 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month at CBIA headquarters, 4779 Enterprise Ave. Coming up Sept. 2: Understanding and Leveraging IT. Call 436-6100 for more information. The Naples Area Professional Lea gue of Executive Services, N.A.P.L.E.S., meets from 7-9 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month at The Club at Naples Bay Resort. www. WNOC C Womens Networking of C ollier County meets at 11:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month (next meeting Sept. 8) at the Collier Athletic Club. For more information, call Nancy Dalaskey at 280-3803. T he Jewish Business Network of Sou thwest Florida meets for breakfast and business on the second Friday of the month (next meeting Sept. 11) from 7:30-9 a.m. in the conference room at Robb & Stucky, 13170 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers. Cost for members is $5 in advance, $10 at the door; non-members pay $10 in advance and $15 at the door. To RSVP and for more information, call 433-7708 or e-mail Busines s Network International holds its weekly meeting at 7:15 a.m. Thursdays at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 7100 Airport-Pulling Road N., North Naples. For more information and to make a reservation, call 354-3224. Goal Set t ers Business Network International holds its weekly breakfast meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesdays at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd. For information, call Lola Moore at 398-3006 or Kelly Salmons at 597-0787. C ollier County Womens Bar Associa tion holds its lunch meeting beginning at noon on the fourth Wednesday of the month (next meeting Sept. 23) in the community room at Northern Trust, 4001 Tamiami Trail N. The Bonita Springs Area Chamber o f Commerce presents Jerry Ross, executive director of the Disney Entrepreneur Center, with Tactics for Tough Times from 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Embassy Suites in Estero. Registration is $20 by Oct. 18 and $30 after that. Call 9922943 or visit www.BonitaSpringsChamber. com. BUSINESS MEETINGS


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However, few argue against that idea that longer-term risks are significant. The dramatic increase in money supply in the U.S. and around the globe has many investors, strategists and economists quite worried about the prospects of inflation. Advice on protecting against the possibilities of latent inflation might lead to a discussion on U.S. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, commodities or foreign investments. TIPs and commodities have proven to be effective inflation-fighting instruments. Arguments in favor of foreign investments tend to be based on the idea that the U.S. is in greater trouble than other parts of the world; that inflation overseas will be relatively less and therefore equities will fare better as will foreign currencies. These approaches, while all valid, tend to remain in the fringes of most Dividend growth and inflationinvestors comfort zones due to either difficultly in understanding these approaches, the low yields provided by TIPs, or the volatile nature of commodities and foreign investments. There is another approach that is seldom mentioned. Namely, investment in dividend-paying stocks. Most investors do not consider that the inflation protection from dividend-paying stocks as dividend growth because it may not necessarily appreciation in the price of the stock. Specifically, companies that declare dividends tend to increase the dividend over time and avoid cutting their dividend. This story plays out consistently across companies and throughout history. Interestingly, dividends tend to grow faster than inflation. The S&P 500 stocks have seen 3.5 percent annual dividend growth versus 2.2 percent annual inflation over the past 139 years. Further, when inflation heats up, so does dividend growth. Take for example, the 1970s, when inflation and dividend growth both averaged 7 percent. To better envision the effects of inflation consider that $100 spent at the grocery store in 1970 would have escalated to $200 by 1980; the exact same goods doubled in cost over a 10-year period. However, in early 1970, the average S&P 500 company had a dividend yield of 3.4 percent. An investment of $2,950 in common stocks with a dividend yield of 3.4 percent would have provided enough dividend income to cover your $100 tab in 1970. Dividends were raised concurrent with inflation and by 1980 the same common stocks provided $200 income of dividend income covering your inflated grocery tab in 1980. Note that this does not take into account the price change in the common stocks during that time; $2,950 appreciated to $5,715. In the 1980s, inflation cooled off (averaging 5 percent) while dividends kept growing at 7 percent. In fact, dividend growth matched or outstripped every major inflationary or deflationary period in history since 1872 (the first year that market data is readily available) with the exception of 1900 to 1920 when inflation averaged 5 percent and dividend growth averaged at 2.5 percent.Over the last six months, many companies have reduced dividends particularly within the financial sector. This highlights the point that companies do in fact cut dividends occasionally and the companies that offer dividends are not without risk. Despite these dividend cuts, companies in the S&P 500 currently provide a dividend yield of 3.5 percent on average, the rate in 1970 prior to inflation. It is reasonable to assume that companies will raise their dividends as corporate earnings recover. It is also reasonable to assume that, should we find ourselves in a higher inflationary environment, overall dividend growth will once again outflank inflation. While resurgence of inflation is not known with certainty, what is known is that historically dividend paying stocks have provided a very good source of protection. Jack Brown is founder of Laureola Asset Management Company. His primary responsibilities include portfolio management and investment research. He has been a chartered financial analyst since 2003 and is the vice president of the CFA Society of Naples. JackBROWN, CFA

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Recently the Flores family has traded those services for tile work at their home as well as for hiring someone to move display cases into their new store location on Santa Barbara Boulevard. It allows us to get a lot done without spending the cash, says Mrs. Flores. Yes, there are some cash costs associated with barter, including a $20 monthly membership fee and a 6 percent transaction fee that is charged to both the buyer and seller. Still, Mr. Silvis maintains, The cost to barter is peanuts. He feels strongly that any business with goods or services to provide would benefit from barter restaurants with empty tables, hotels with unsold rooms, service businesses with hours available. Mr. Flores agrees it can work for everyone, but he advises you have to be patient and use it wisely. In a bad economy, its ideal, he says. But in any economy, barter is a benefit. For more information, visit www.itex. com. 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Seminar will explain incentives for first-time homebuyersDesign center, Robb & Stucky host seminarsREAL ESTATEA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY B17Everglades Isle RV resort opens in Everglades CityEverglades Isle, a new Class A motor coach resort in Everglades City, offers residents a doorway to adventure in the Everglades National Park and the Ten Thousand Islands. More than half of the communitys sites are on the Barron River and have deepwater access to the Gulf of Mexico Each of the 61 motor coach sites includes a boat slip, and 12 additional live-aboard wet slips are available for lease or purchase. A select number of 20-foot to 40-foot wet slips are available for sale without site purchase, for lease or as daily rentals. A wet slip purchase requires a separate social membership. Everglades Isle has a full-service valet marina as well as a network of experienced fishing guides and captains who are available on request. Marina services include discounted fuel, ships store, a fish-cleaning station and pump-out facilities. Dry dock storage will be available in Phase II. Coach sites are also available as rentals, and reservations are now being accepted for fall/winter 2009-210. Site owners can choose to place their site in the rental program when they are not using it for themselves. Special incentives are being offered on purchases and rentals during the resorts grand opening. Purchase incentives include upgrades such as custom brick pavers, decks or a chickee hut built by local Miccosukee Indians.SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYSEE EVERGLADES, B18 SEE SEMINARS, B18 Kelly Capolino, a top-producing agent with Coldwell Banker, will host and co-present a free seminar to explain the new government incentive for homebuyers beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Coldwell Banker office at 550 Fifth Avenue South. Ms. Capolino and Rosa Ivey of Regions Bank will provide details on The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which authorizes a tax credit of up to $8,000 for homebuyers who purchase before Dec. 1. Any purchaser who has not owned a principal residence during the three-year period prior to the purchase is considered a firsttime homebuyer and is eligible for this program. The tax credit is equal to 10 percent of the homes purchase price up to a maximum of $8,000 and is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in what the taxpayer owes.The income limit for eligibility is $75,000 for single taxpayers and $150,000 for married taxpayers filing a joint return. The tax credit amount is reduced for buyers with a modified adjusted gross income of more than $75,000 for single taxpayers and $150,000 for married taxpayers filing a joint return. The tax credit is claimed on your federal income tax return. Ms. Capolino has earned the International Presidents Circle designation, representing the top 2.6 percent of Coldwell Banker sales associates nationwide. She was listing leader for the month of July in Naples. Ms. Ivey, the assistant vice president of Regions Mortgage, has been in the mortgage industry for more than 18 years and will present from the lending perspective during the seminar. She is in the top 1 percent at Regions in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina. The seminar is free and open to the public, however reservations are needed as space is limited. Continental breakfast will be served. Reserve your spot by call Ms. Capolino at 262-7131, ext. 149, or by e-mailing The International Design Center in Est er o and the Robb & Stucky showroom in Naples invite the public to free seminars about design tips and trends. The September lineup is as follows: 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at Robb & S tucky Interiors, 2777 Tamimia Trail N., Enlightening Design Design consultant Eva Thomas will discuss the latest trends in lighting and show how to bring new applications of general, ambient, task and mood lighting to your home. 11 a.m. W ednesda y, Sept. 9, at Robb & Stucky Patio, 2840 Tamiami Trail N., Fun in the Sun: The Latest Trends for Your Patio As the summer season comes to a close, the lovely weather of autumn in Florida is just beginning. Design consultant Melissa Shannehan and Brown Jordan representative Miles Fenn will discuss how to incorporate the latest patio trends into your Florida lifestyle. 11 a.m. T hursday, Sept. 10, at Robb & S tucky Interiors, Bed Head: Stunning Headboard Designs Whether in a master suite or a guest room, headboards can create a dramatic focal point in the bedroom. Design consultant Mary Beth Binkley-Gill will demonstrate innovative ways to design a headboard from fabric, paint or with an accessory. 2 p .m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the IDC, F eng Shui for New Beginnings Sarasota design professional Jeannie Bloomfield will help participants discover fresh ways to support new beginnings. A personal feng shui consultation and other gifts will be raffled off. 11 a.m. T hursday, Sept. 17, at Robb & S tucky Interiors, Core Dcor Furniture Must-Haves Design consultant Sheila Doud will outline the essential, timeless furniture pieces to create a strong foundation in your living room, bedroom and dining room. 2 p .m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the IDC, T ricking the Eye with Trompe-loeil Techniques Trompe-loeil fools the eye and adds realism to wall or mural art. See a demonstration of techniques, including color theory and the basics of light and shadow, along with a slide presentation by faux art expert Art Morehead.CAPOLINO More than half of the sites at Everglades Isle are on the water. Lots are being sold, and rental reservations are also being accepted.COURTESY PHOTOS COURTESY PHOTODramatic headboard treatments will be the subject of a Sept. 10 seminar at Robb & Stucky.SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY

PAGE 38 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 616 Fifth Avenue South, Old Naples, Florida 239-280-2238 NaplesHomeExpert.comBuyer to Realtor: I want amenities and a central Naples location in a newer carriage home but I dont want to skimp on living space, storage and finish. Best choice?Realtor to Buyer: The only choice! 5004 Maxwell Circle, #201 in sought-after Banyan Woods. A beautifully-decorated, impeccably-maintained 2ndoor condo built in 2005 with the highest level of nish, a superb oor plan and loads of storage. 3,084 square feet under air and a 2-bay garage. 3 bedrooms plus a study plus a bonus/media room. Top of the line kitchen. Expansive screened lanai overlooking pool and lake. Aggressively priced at $539,000. Visit Today to find your Naples Dream home! FEATURED luxury PROPERTIES David William Auston, 11,780 living sq ft, 17,000 sq ft estate. Visit for details. 6.3 million in Grey Oaks. 2nd Floor townhome with fantastic upgrades. Premium SW views of golf course & lake. 749k in Mediterra. New model by Harwick Homes. Decorated by Collins & Dupont. 7624 total sq ft on premium golf course lot. 5.25million in Mediterra. Best vacant lot in Serata with premium lake and preserve views. On model row. 550k in Mediterra. Private Estate Lot In Teramo. 180 of Frontage & 200 of Depth, Almost 1 acre to build your estate. 789k in Mediterra. 3bd/3.5ba Former model priced 100k below the builder AND professionally furnished and decorated! 1.475 million in Mediterra. Mediterra Resident & Luxury Specialist EVERGLADESFrom page B17SEMINARSFrom page B17Social memberships are included with the purchase of a coach site and are also available for sale without site purchase. Boaters from the surrounding areas of Naples and Marco Island will find a social membership provides an enjoyable means to spend a day on and off the water. A social membership includes full use of the resorts amenities, including access to the 8,500-square-foot Lighthouse Club, complete with restaurant/ lounge, resort-style pool, spa and sun deck, movie theater, fitness center, spa treatment salons and billiards room. All club and resort amenities are private and available for use by members only. Everglades Isle is professionally managed by Space Coast Hospitality Management Services. Residents and social members are invited to regularly scheduled community outings such as boating excursions, fishing lessons, kayaking, cocktail cruises, day trips and sporting events. For more information, call 695-2600 or visit 11 a.m. T hursda y, Sept. 24, at Robb & Stucky Interiors, From Napkin Folding to Dining Details The holiday season is just around the corner, which means entertaining at home with family dinners and friendly cocktail parties. Design consultants Merrlis Weed and Gail Kappotis will discuss how to entertain your guests in Robb & Stucky fashion. 2 p .m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the IDC, S taging and Rearranging Small Changes for Big Results A flair for design is helpful but not necessary as you learn tips for making small changes to give your home or office a whole new appearance. This concept is especially helpful for those who have a limited budget yet want a fresh look, or for those who need to stage a home for sale. Ellen Police and Sandy Davis of Pierre Deux will introduce the program, and several design professionals will provide additional resources. For more information about programs at Robb & Stucky, call 261-3969, ext. 7000. Seminars are free, but reservations are requested. For more information about events at the IDC, call 390-5111 or visit www.IDCFL. com. The IDC is located on Corkscrew Road in Estero across from Miromar Outlets.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 REAL ESTATE B19 Doreen Vachon 643-0636Home Grown Girl!Resident in Naples since 1969 OWNER FINANCE OR LEASE OPTION YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL161 4th St 3/2, tiled oors updated kitchen/baths. New windows. Cul-de-sac, wrap around covered deck, carport.$859 per month*$159,5003587 Bolero Way 3/2 garage, all updated, oversized lot backs up to golf course.$1,080 per month*$199,9005325 Cypress Ln4/3 newer 2 stories, large barn/workshop, in-law suite, 2 laundry rooms, plenty of storage for RV, boats, 4 car garage$529,000*owner nance with 10% down PITI, amortized over 30 years at 6% interest RENTNAPLES.COMFeaturing our Portfolio of Southwest Floridas most Luxurious Rental Properties239.262.4242 800.749.7368 RENTAL DIVISION BONITA SPRINGS & ESTERO AREAPelican Landing/Florencia .................$3200 The Colony/La Scala .........................$3000 Bonita Bay ................................ from $2500 The Brooks/Oak Hammock ..............$2200 The Reserve/House ..........................$1650 Coconut Point/Residences .................$1495 Rapallo .............................................$1300Furnished Annuals from $1000 ANNUAL RENTALSwww.premier-properties.comUNFURNISHED CONDOMINIUMSBay Colony/Trieste .................. from $6200 The Vanderbilt .................................$6200 Parkshore Beach/La Mer ...................$3850 Old Naples/Cambier Place .................$3500 Dunes/Grand Excelsior .....................$3750 Pelican Isle .......................................$2995 Parkshore/Colonade ..........................$2995 Park Shore Beach/Solamar ................$2200 Kensington/Westchester ....................$1900 Pelican Bay/St. Marissa .....................$1800 Banyan Woods ..................................$1800 Old Naples/Duplex ...........................$1600 Hidden Cove ....................................$1350 The Orchards ...................................$1300 Moorings/Binnacle Club ....................$1300 Imperial ............................................$1200 Stonebridge/Carrington .....................$1150 Berkshire Village ..............................$1000Furnished Annuals from $1000 UNFURNISHED HOUSESGrey Oaks ......................................$13000 Park Shore .....................................$12000 Port Royal .............................. from $10000 Moorings ......................................... $8500 Mediterra ..........................................$5500 Royal Harbor ............................ from $2400 Pelican Bay/Villa Lugano ..................$2400 Vanderbilt/Canal ..............................$2200 Country Club of Naples ....................$2200 River Reach Estates ..........................$2000 Palm River Estates ............................$1500 Just as football fans are gearing up for another season, Toll Brothers is hosting a Pre-Season Kickoff Sales Event now through Sunday, Aug. 30, at communities throughout Florida. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Traditionally a coin toss sets the stage for the kickoff, says Ken Thirtyacre, president of Toll Brothers Florida West and Central Divisions. So we are offering new home buyers the opportunity to flip a coin heads or tails to decide which option package will be included in their new home at no extra cost. Among the options being offered are an outdoor package including a summer kitchen with barbeque, screened lanai and outdoor speakers, or an indoor package with kitchen cabinet upgrades, under-cabinet lighting, 52-inch flat screen TV with Bose surround sound and a wet bar. Specific packages vary by community. In Southwest Florida the Pre-Season Kickoff Sales Event is taking place at Firano at Naples, a community of single-family homes off Davis Boulevard; and in Estero at Belle Lago and at The Reserve at Estero. Eight home designs, each with a Toll Brothers game plan includes pre-season kickoff sales events at Naples, Estero communities choice of four exterior designs, are offered at Firano at Naples. Priced from the upper $300,000s, these homes range from 2,058-3,753 square feet of air-conditioned space. The new community clubhouse and amenities are open for residents use. Belle Lago offers a total of 13 home designs from 2,501-4,354 square feet and priced from the mid-$300,000s. Four furnished models are available for viewing; completed amenities include community pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, fitness center and more. A variety of designs are offered at The Reserve at Estero, ranging from 1,509-2,545 air-conditioned square feet. Several move-in-ready homes are available. Prices are from the low $200,000s. Completed amenities include community pool, clubhouse, tennis courts and more. For more information, visit COURTESY PHOTOIn Firano at Naples, the Tiena has three bedrooms and three baths and is priced from $534,995.Eight Terrace Condominium residences at Heritage Bay off Immokalee Road easy of I-75 sold in one week recently, according to a release from Lennar Homes. Matt Devereaux, director of sales for Lennars Southwest Florida division, said all eight sales were in Building 15 and were priced from the mid$100,000s. Only nine residences remain in the building, which is set to open in November. Three floor plans are available, with two and three bedrooms and two baths. New homebuyers at Terrace Condominiums at Heritage Bay receive free membership in the 27-hole Heritage Bay championship golf course, which includes country club and tennis memberships and privileges at the Heritage Bay spa and fitness center. The Heritage Bay community center has a two-story clubhouse, a resort-style swimming pool with poolside chickee bar and seven lighted tennis courts with stadium seating. For more information, contact Mr. Devereaux at 278-1177. Stock Development has released a new phase of six casitas at P aseo a gated, resort-style community in South Fort Myers. The new homes are priced from just $204,990 and include a $15,000 upgrade package chosen by the homebuyer, according to Tim Clark, vice president of sales for Paseo. The upgrades package gives homebuyers the opportunity to tailor their home to suit their precise desires at no extra charge, Mr. Clark says. They may add granite countertops, Europeanstyle cabinetry, built-ins or other options in the pre-construction stage. Paseos casitas are built with the privacy of single-family homes around a common driveway. The Cordova is a two-bedroom/2b a th home with 1,531 square feet under air and a total of 1,978 square feet. The Carmel, a two-bedroom/2b a th home with 1,531 square feet under air and a total of 1,978 square feet, includes a courtyard and an attached two-car garage. The Capistrano, with 1,776 square f eet, is t wo-bedroom/three-bath home with a loft that serves as a study or that can be converted to a third bedroom. With 1,776 square feet under air, the C ast ellas open floor plan has two bedroom suites and a versatile loft. The Laguna is two-bedroom, threeb a th Casita offering a study, a loft, two one-car garages and 2,039 square feet. The Escondido is two-story, threebedr oom, 2-b ath home with a loft, formal living and dining rooms, two attached one-car garages and 2,080 square feet. The master suite is on the ground floor. The Paseo Sales Center is at 11940 Palba Way in South Fort Myers. Call 5616421 or visit Eight condos sold in one week at Heritage Bay Stock Development releases new homes at Paseo


premier THE VILLAGE 239.261.6161 OLD NAPLES 239.434.2424 THE GALLERY 239.659.0099 FIFTH AVENUE 239.434.8770 MARCO ISLAND 239.642.2222 LUXURIOUS LIVING NAPLES.COM MARCOISLAND.COM BONITASPRINGS.COM Single Family Homes BAY CEDAR 25061 Bay Cedar DriveRenovated 3 BR, 2 BA home takes advantage of fabulous golf & lake view. Just turn the key and enjoy this pool home.$539,000 | Roxanne Jeske | 450-5210BAY CEDAR 25260 Bay Cedar DriveCul-de-sac homesite no neighbor to one side. Spacious single-family home. Pool, spa, 3 bedrooms + den, 3 baths.$485,000 | Roxanne Jeske | 450-5210BAY CEDAR 25030 Bay Cedar DriveSpacious 2 BR + den with an oversized pool & lanai area. New A/C, fresh paint inside and out, & new tiled oors.$449,000 | Roxanne Jeske | 450-5210BAYCREST 25344 Galashields CircleExpansive 2 bedroom + den/3rd bedroom villa beautifully updated in 2009. 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Master offers lanai access & jetted tub.$289,000 | Jack Despart | 273-7931SANDPIPER GREENS 25161 Sandpiper Greens Court #103One owner, immaculately maintained 3 BR/2 BA home. Lake & golf course view. Walk to the Club with many amenities.$285,000 | Roxanne Jeske | 450-5210SANDPIPER GREENS 25130 Sandpiper Greens Court #105Overlook the 9th green & straight up the 9th fairway of the Gator course! Wood oors & many upgrades throughout.$215,000 | Doug Davlin | 272-5060THE POINTE 3491 Pointe Creek Court #204Preserve views, furnished 3 BR condominium. Many recreational & social amenities. Private memberships available.$197,500 | Jack Despart | 273-7931CREEKSIDE CROSSING 25272 Pelican Creek Circle #201Fantastic corner 2 bedroom. Granite kitchen and updates galore! Den/media room can transform into 3rd bedroom.$349,000 | Stephanie/John Coburn/Pam Umscheid | 948-4000THECOLONYATPELICANLANDING MERANO 23750 Merano Court #201Western lake to golf views. Beautiful 3 BR/3 BA + den with 2-car garage. Private Golf Club membership available.$499,999 | Stephanie/John Coburn/Pam Umscheid | 948-4000 PARK SHORE LE CIEL PARK TOWER t#1701 Spectacular Gulf and Bay views. Expansive three bedroom corner residence with 3,200+ total SF and oor-to-ceiling windows. $2,195,000 | Michael Lawler | 571-3939AQUALANE SHORES tApproximately 167 of waterfront! 58x195x167x136 site with cut-in boat slip. Direct Gulf access. Older home on property. $2,895,000 | Marty/Debbi McDermott | 564-4231ROYAL HARBOR tViews of Bay! Expanded/remodeled in 1995 with three bedrooms plus ofce. Pool/spa and summer kitchen, 660 SF boat house. $2,950,000 | Isabelle Edwards | 564-4080PORT ROYAL tA beautiful site overlooking Runaway Bay just waiting for your dream design. Or, for those who enjoy the unique history of Port Royal, a Henry Harding-designed home with delightful Spanish-Moorish air. Offered As Is. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. $3,490,000 | Ruth Trettis | 434-2424 PELICAN MARSH MUIRFIELD tMagnicent custom-built home. Two home theaters, wine cellar, wood oors, and granite counters. Pool, waterfall spa. $1,299,000 | Alison Kalb | 564-0714GREY OAKS AVILA tFurnished 3 BR, 3.5 BA home with lake and golf course views, faux nished ceilings and walls, and wide crown mouldings. $1,495,000 | Emily K. Bua/Tade Bua-Bell | 213-7420OLD NAPLES tExpansive two-story living room, wraparound porch, oak oors, three bedrooms, and outdoor living area. Beautifully furnished. $1,595,000 | Karen Van Arsdale | 860-0894BAY COLONY tMagnicent 3 bedroom courtyard villa on a private cul-de-sac lot featuring 3,215 A/C sq. ft. including a private 2-story poolside cabana. VALUE PRICED. $1,995,000 | Leah D. Ritchey/Ray Couret | 293-5899 TIBURON VENTANA t#502 Furnished penthouse southwest views of preserve & golf course, 3 BRs, den, wraparound balcony, wood & tile oors. $1,175,000 | Kathryn Tout/Beverley Dale | 261-6161NAPLES CAY BAYPOINTE t#402 Cheerfully decorated 2BR+den/3BA offering tropical views! Amenity rich building, walk to shops, dining and beach. $1,175,000 | Paula Sims/Julie Rembos | 262-6600BONITA SPRINGS ARROYAL tThis riverfront property includes a 30 x 19 covered boat dock with lift. Sold furnished with four bedrooms and three baths. $1,200,000 | Connie Lummis | 289-3543MARCO ISLAND HIDEAWAY BEACH ROYAL MARCO POINT I t#PH-E Penthouse with Gulf view and private elevator. Vaulted living and dining areas, plus glass-enclosed lanai. $1,250,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133 MEDITERRA VILLORESI tViews beyond open salt water pool/spa. Professional decor, integrated sound system, home generator. A/C garage. $995,000 | Mitch/Sandi Williams | 370-8879THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE GRANDE DOMINICA t#301 Furnished, 3 BRs. Views of Gulf & Turkey Bay. Private elevator, marble & hardwood oors. Beach club available. $995,000 | Ellen Eggland | 571-7192PINE RIDGE tTropical paradise! Great room concept 4BR pool home. Fenced in back yard, 1.3 acres, guest house, 5+ car garage. $999,999 | Dina L. Moon/Esther Van Lare | 659-0099TREVISO BAY VIA VENETO tA large 2-story, attached villa home with a covered porch, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and an open loft above the kitchen. $1,095,106 | Call 643-1414 for more information VANDERBILT BEACH PHOENICIAN SANDS t#201 Small intimate complex right on the sand. Furnished 2 bedroom with over 2,052 total SF. Newly decorated. $849,900 | Teri Purvis | 597-2993WYNDEMERE VILLAGES tBeautiful home with gorgeous tile oors, crown mouldings, & coffered ceilings. Fabulous lake & golf course view. $895,000 | Kathryn Hurvitz | 659-5126COQUINA SANDS tClose to beach & the Gulf! Split bedrooms featuring 3 separate master suites and a study. Private lot, pool, spa. $950,000 | Karen Coney Coplin | 261-1235FIDDLERS CREEK MAHOGANY BEND tNew, luxury home with western exposure golf course views, 3BRs plus den, 3.5BAs, 3-car garage, and pool/spa. $950,000 | Michelle Thomas | 860-7176 Condominiums/Villas BANYAN WOODS tLake view 4 bedroom plus den, 3 bath with hurricane impact windows/doors, electric shutters, and gourmet kitchen. $795,000 | Claire Catalano | 571-7223VILLAGES OF MONTEREY tBeautifully renovated! Five bedroom plus den, 3.5 bath with wood oors. Terric yard and oversized garage. $799,000 | Dave/Ann Renner | 784-5552THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD HAWTHORNE tSpectacular villa home with built-in cabinetry, wood and marble ooring, home theater & gourmet kitchen. Pool/spa. $799,999 | Gary L. Jaarda/Jeff Jaarda | 248-7474KENSINGTON KENSINGTON PARK tUpdated villa offers great room with gas replace, formal dining, 3BRs + den. Renovated master bath with marble. $840,000 | Mary Morris | 784-8599 LEMURIA t7172 Lemuria Circle New luxury community of 3 or 4 bedrooms, 3 bath condominiums with open oor plans, high ceilings and attached 2-car garages. Prices from the mid $400s. Thomas Gasbarro | 404-4883VINEYARDS ARBOR GLEN tPrivate lake views by the heated pool with large pavered lanai. Four bedrooms and oversized family room. $695,000 | Mara/Michael Muller | 272-6170PELICAN BAY ST. MARISSA t#1002 Endless Gulf of Mexico views from this 2BR plus den condominium. Beautifully updated building with great amenities. $719,000 | Jennifer/Dave Urness | 273-7731MOORINGS LAUSANNE t#PH-701N Impeccably detailed & renovated penthouse level residence. Tile ooring, crown mouldings and hurricane shutters. $749,000 | Patrick OConnor | 293-9411 PELICAN LANDING SANCTUARY LAKES tFabulous Mediterranean-style 4BR+den/3BA home with quality enhanced features inside and out. Heated pool/spa. $1,135,000 | Roxanne Jeske | 450-5210PELICAN LANDING HERON POINT tPeaceful lakefront/preserve view. Modern amenities with 4 BR plus den & spacious outdoor living area. $1,190,000 Pam Umscheid/Stephanie/John Coburn | 948-4000PELICAN LANDING LONGLAKE tThree bedroom plus den home, 3-car garage, replace, outside grill, pool water feature and landscaped deck area. $1,199,000 | Roxanne Jeske | 450-5210PELICAN LANDING BAY CREEK tCustom built 4 bedroom, 4 bath home, open oor plan and outdoor pool area with a summer kitchen for entertaining. $1,240,000 | Fran Rauschelbach | 287-7393 OPEN MON-FRI. 10-4 SAT. & SUN. 1-4 PELICAN LANDING Condominiums/Villas


NORTH NAPLES 239.594.9494 THE PROMENADE239.948.4000 COMMERCIAL 239.947.6800 DEVELOPER SERVICES239.434.6373 RENTAL DIVISION 239.262.4242 BONITA BAY premier NAPLES.COM MARCOISLAND.COM BONITASPRINGS.COM BAY WOODS tSpectacular and sleek 3 bedroom plus den, 3.5 bath home built by Snell Construction. Two A/C 2-car garages! $2,995,000 | Gary L. Jaarda/Jeff Jaarda | 248-7474SPRING RIDGE tGorgeous 4 bedroom plus den Harwick home. Marble oors and wine cellar. Credit towards golf membership included. $2,999,000 | Connie Lummis | 289-3543BAY WOODS tExquisitely detailed 4 bedroom + den, 4.5 bath home with 3-car garage. Private view of lake and nature preserve. $3,395,000 | Carol Wood | 822-3709BAY WOODS tSpectacular, London Bay built 4 bedroom plus den on an elevated, expansive lot with an estate-like approach. $3,795,000 | Gary L. Jaarda/Jeff Jaarda | 248-7474 IBIS COVE tOn a cul-de-sac, this lake front home provides wonderful views. Spacious lanai featuring heated pool and spa. $1,375,000 | Carol Wood | 822-3709COCONUT ISLE tExpansive lake and golf course views. Three bedrooms plus den, 3 full baths. Marble ooring & granite countertops. $1,650,000 | Gary L. Jaarda/Brian Nelson | 948-4000SPRING RIDGE tBeautiful golf course home with 4BRs + den, 4BAs, fauxed tray ceilings and double crown moulding. Heated pool/spa. $2,100,000 | Harriet Harnar | 273-5443ROOKERY LAKE tTropical paradise. Lake & golf views, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 3-car garage, den, great room plan, pool and spa. $2,500,000 | Billie Jans/Chris Mier | 948-4000 HIDDEN RIVER tLake view, pristine 4 BR/4.5 BA, 3-car garage, expansive lanai & pool area. Many quality upgrades throughout. $1,325,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441CREEKSIDE tCustom built Harwick Home located on the 13th hole. Desirable southern exposure, large pool, and outdoor kitchen. $1,350,000 | Teresa Rucker | 281-2376 BERMUDA COVE tGreat villa offers 3BRs, 4BAs, plantation shutters, wood oors, crown moulding and tropical pool/spa. $925,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441BERMUDA COVE tGorgeous villa looks like-new. Upgraded diagonal tile, granite counters, 3 BRs, 3 BAs, large lanai and pool/spa. $1,097,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441VISTAS t#2203 Views over the Gulf, bay and Bay Island golf course. Screened balcony and open terraces off bedrooms. Furnished. $1,175,000 | Pamela Heron | 273-4785COCONUT ISLE tFabulous 3BR + den villa. Many upgrades; Hardwood oors, newly painted interiors & salt water pool lter system. $1,295,000 | Connie Lummis | 289-3543 HAMMOCK ISLE t#202 Beautifully updated designer interiors, 3BRs + media room, crown mouldings, built-in cabinets and golf course view. $649,000 | Connie Lummis | 289-3543BAYVIEW I t#1103 Fabulous views of Bay & Gulf from this open oor plan w/neutral colors, wood toned kitchen & Corian tops. $825,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441ANCHORAGE tFantastic views of Imperial River inlet. Brick pavered patio, 3 bedroom plus den, 3 bath villa. Upstairs loft. $895,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441CREEKSIDE tCustom-built home with tile oors, crown mouldings & cathedral ceilings. Pool/spa, 3-car garage. Open and airy. $897,000 | Harriet Harnar | 273-5443 THE HAMPTONS t#202 Exotic tropical landscaping, spotless former model. Elevator, 3BRs, 3BAs, media room, Romeo & Juliet balcony, pool. $635,000 | Cathy/Jim McCormick | 850-4278 ESPERIA & TAVIRA t26951 Country Club Drive (Sales Center) Breathtaking views over Bay Island Golf Course, Estero Bay and the Gulf. An idyllic community devoted to golf courses, parks, natural areas, marina and more! New construction priced from the $600s. Please call 800-311-3622ESTANCIA 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #1102Superior contemporary interior design features, 3BRs+media/den w/lighting & sound control throughout. Sunset views.$1,395,000 | Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley | 564-1282ESTANCIA 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #2101Spectacular sunrise-sunset views. Light backgrounds and marble ooring; oorto-ceiling windows.$1,349,000 | Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley | 564-1282ESTANCIA 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #1404Truly, a one-of-a-kind residence with an open and very social oor plan, wet bar, and a huge den/family room.$1,299,000 | Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley | 564-1282ESPERIA SOUTH 4951 Bonita Bay Blvd. #2001The rarest nd, with 2 lanais, westward over the bejeweled sunsets. Exquisite granite, marbles and natural woods.$995,000 | Brian Nelson | 572-2903VISTAS 4751 Bonita Bay Blvd. #1002Wonderful 10th oor residence with Bay, Gulf & golf views. Immaculate 2 bedroom plus den with incredible upgrades.$899,000 | Connie Lummis | 289-3543ESTANCIA 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #304CARRIAGE HOME LIFESTYLE WITH ALL HIGH RISE AMENITIES! Three bedroom with over 2,930 total SF, Bay views & sunsets.$895,000 | Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley | 564-1282ESPERIA SOUTH 4951 Bonita Bay Blvd. #1605Views of the Gulf, Bay & golf course from this corner residence with neutral backgrounds and upgraded appliances.$799,000 | Harriet Harnar/Cathy McCormick | 948-4000LOST LAKE 27124 Lost Lake LaneSpectacular lake to preserve views! Bright 3 bedroom villa with upgrades. Private courtyard, heated pool/spa.$795,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441EAGLES NEST 25961 Nesting Court #201Spacious 3BR, 3BA plus den and bonus room condominium overlooks lake, golf course & preserve beyond.$649,900 | Carol Wood | 822-3709BAY HARBOR 27134 Shell Ridge CircleBeautiful preserve views. Two bedroom plus den, 2.5 bath villa. Granite countertops, wood ooring. Lanai with spa.$599,900 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441TUCKAWEYE 2911 Greenflower CourtCharming villa with heated pool, three bedrooms, two baths, great room plan & vaulted ceilings. Turnkey furnished.$575,000 | Harriet Harnar | 273-5443BAYVIEW I 4811 Island Pond Court #503Gulf and Bay views! Leaded glass front door, 10 ceilings, 3 BR, 3BA, plantation shutters, electric storm shutters.$574,000 | Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley | 564-1282 HAMMOCK ISLE 26001 Hammock Isle Court #101Private golf course views from this 2 bedroom + den, 3 bath residence. Two-car attached garage. Turnkey furnished.$559,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441EGRETS LANDING 26690 Egrets Drive #202Private elevator to 2nd oor living. Immaculate condition. Electric hurricane shutters, built-in bar & media room.$545,000 | Connie Lummis | 289-3543WATERFORD 3320 Glen Cairn Court #202Second oor condominium w/soaring ceilings, remodeled bathrooms, tiled lanai, & a 2-car garage. View of lake/golf.$525,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441HAMMOCK ISLE 26011 Hammock Isle Court #102Expansive golf course and cypress views. Glassed-in lanai, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and 18 tile on the diagonal.$499,000 | Gary L. Jaarda/Jeff Jaarda | 248-7474THE HAMPTONS 26841 Wyndhurst Court #101Lake & golf course setting. Glassed-enclosed lanai, mouldings, wood oor, plantation shutters & 18 diagonal tile.$449,900 | Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley | 564-1282ENCLAVE 27150 Enclave DriveThree bedroom villa overlooks fairway. Over 3,000 total SF and large 2nd oor master suite. Amazing amenities.$449,000 | Pamela Heron | 273-4785WATERFORD 3310 Glen Cairn Court #201Large lanai overlooking lake & golf. Spacious w/3BRs/3BAs, over 2,400 SF AC & 2-car garage. Furnishings negotiable.$399,900 | Bet Dewey | 564-5673WATERFORD 3311 Glen Cairn Court #104Golf course & lake views, 3 BRs, 3 BAs, 2-car detached garage, granite counters, & stainless appliances. Furnished.$399,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441BAY POINTE 26951 Montego Pointe Court #202Furnished turnkey, 3BRs, 2BAs, volume ceilings, tile on the diagonal, tiled lanai for comfortable year-round use.$395,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441WATERFORD 26310 Devonshire Court #102Great room oor plan with 3 BRs/3 BAs. New wood oors throughout. Lake and golf course views. Turnkey furnished.$389,900 | Harriet Harnar | 273-5443LAKE VILLAS OF WEDGEWOOD I 26881 Wedgewood Drive #201Recently refurbished 3 bedroom with new tile in the living areas, new tile counters in kitchen & new refrigerator.$389,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441HARBOR LANDING 4461 Riverwatch Drive #201Bright, sunny residence is immaculate! Two bedroom plus large media room residence, 18 tile. Preserve view.$385,000 | Carol Wood | 822-3709CROSSINGS 3260 Crossings Court #13Long lake views. Furnished 2 BR+den, 30 ft. wide screened lanai, 2-car garage. Walk to tness center & clubhouse.$385,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441HARBOR LAKES 27011 Lake Harbor Court #202Beautifully appointed 3BR with southern views to lake & preserve. Great upgrades and neutral palette throughout.$380,000 | Billie Jans | 980-0522BAY POINTE 26974 Montego Pointe Court #101Desirable southwest exposure & preserve views. Screened & glass-enclosed lanai, tiled living areas & 2-car garage.$359,000 | Suzanne Ring | 821-7550WATERFORD 3331 Glen Cairn Court #204Fantastic views of golf, lake & marsh from this remodeled 2nd oor residence with glassed-in lanai. 3 BRs, 3 BAs.$350,000 | Gary L. Jaarda/Jeff Jaarda | 248-7474 ARBOR STRAND tGreat room floor plan with large kitchen and extended lanai. Two bedrooms, large den, spa on lanai. Preserve view. $595,000 | Carol Wood | 822-3709THE HAMPTONS t#202 Electric hurricane shutters, diagonal tile in all main areas, and extensive use of crown moulding. Three BRs + den. $599,000 | Doug Davlin | 272-5060CROSSINGS 3260 Crossings Court #11AWESOME lake view! Turnkey furnished 2BR\2.5BA + den, 2-car garage home. Oversized lanai, has never been rented.$349,000 | Roxanne Jeske | 450-5210WEDGEWOOD 26930 Wedgewood Drive #201Rarely available corner 3 BR, 3 BA with a 2-car garage & view of fairway. Community pool, tennis courts. Furnished.$325,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441 TUCKAWEYE tCompletely renovated villa home. Cathedral ceilings, private pool, plantation shutters, and new green A/C. $535,000 | Judy Stead | 273-3438GREENBRIAR 4130 Bayhead Drive #204Beautifully updated 2 BR/2 BA plus den condominium. Dramatic golf course and long marsh views, turnkey furnished.$295,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441 #PH402 Views of Bay, Gulf and golf course from this 3 BR + den penthouse. Private elevator lobby. World-class amenities. $2,499,000 | Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley | 564-1282 #1802 Magnicent 3 BR, 3 BA nished with marble, granite, & hardwood oors. Views of Bay/Gulf. Furnishings negotiable. $1,375,000 | Tom McCarthy | 243-5520 #1101 Magnicent views of bay Gulf, and the Bay Island Golf Course. Marble oors; furnished. Floor -to-ceiling windows. $1,330,000 | Harriet Harnar | 273-5443 #2202 Elegant, sophisticated 22nd oor 3BR/3BA residence, exquisite upgrades. Vistas over the Bay Gulf & Bonita Bay $1,100,000 | Billie Jans | 980-0522ESTANCIA #2403 Extraordinary and limitless views over Estero Bay and the Gulf. Over 4,860 total SF, three bedrooms, three baths. $2,095,000 | Brian Nelson | 572-2903 #1802 Panoramic views of the Gulf, Bay & the Bay Island golf course. This oor plan offers 3 bedrooms w/den & 4 baths. $1,995,000 | Harriet Harnar | 273-5443 #702 A perfect setting with Gulf, Estero Bay & golf surrounding you. Exquisite detail & comfort in this 3BR+ den, 3.5BA. $1,875,000 | Brian Nelson | 572-2903AZURE #401 View of 2 fairways & Estero Bay. Three bedroom plus den and 4,470+ total SF, coffered ceilings. Luxury amenities. $1,825,000 | Cathy/Jim McCormick | 850-4278 #1701 Panoramic views. Custom residence with 3BRs, den and 3.5 BAs. Fireplace, 10 ceilings, and granite counters. $1,799,000 | Judy Stead | 273-3438 #1803 Spectacular views, cherry and marble oors, crown mouldings, granite counters. Three bedroom plus den, 3.5 bath. $1,665,000 | Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley | 564-1282 #1601 Reduced $324,000 for contract by 8/17/09! Luxuriously appointed residence. Sunset/sunrise views from 4 terraces. $1,575,000 | Harriet Harnar | 273-5443HORIZONS #1202 Incredible views, 3BRs/3BAs. Quality nishes of Mocha Bomania 24 x 24 Travertine ooring. $1,199,000 | Teresa Rucker | 281-2376 #1602 This 3BR offers exquisite nishes of natural wood cabinets and granite tops in the kitchen. $1,099,995 | Brian Nelson | 572-2903 #1801 Expanded southwest corner luxury home w/glass-enclosed lanai. $1,040,000 | Cathy/Jim McCormick | 850-4278 #1204 Over $135,000 in smart upgrades. Added 3rd bedroom/den and a 3rd full bath. Fully furnished. $985,000 | Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley | 564-1282 #2405 3BR/3BA high-rise residence with expanded oor plan & many upgrades. $895,000 | Connie Lummis | 289-3543 #704 2BR/2BA with handsome cabinetry in kitchen & baths. T wo-car garage. $889,000 | Cathy/George Lieberman | 777-2441ESPERIA SOUTH tLuxurious high-rise living. Explosive views of Estero Bay, Gulf and golf course. Lagoon-style pool, game rooms and more. OPEN MON-SAT 10-5; SUN 12-5


41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Blvd. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road M Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 Florida Weeklys Open HousesCall 239.325.1960 to be included in Florida Weeklys Open Houses. 18 AQUALANE SHORES 725 18th Avenue South $1,795,000 Premier Properties Mary Johnson 250-5732 19 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1485 Anhinga Pointe Priced from $1,795,000 Premier Properties Call 239-261-3148 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun. 12-5 20 GREY OAKS 1609 Chinaberry Way $1,995,000 Premier Properties Angie White 821-6722>$2,000,00021 OLD NAPLES CASA BELLA 458 11th Avenue South $2,150,000 Premier Properties Jeannie McGearty 248-4333 22 VINEYARDS TERRACINA 432 Terracina Way $2,199,000 Premier Properties Julie Rembos 262-6600 23 PARK SHORE 537 Devils Lane $2,995,000 Premier Properties Michael Lawler 571-3939>$3,000,000 24 OLD NAPLES 1355 Gordon Drive $3,495,000 Premier Properties Marty & Debbi McDermott 564-4231 25 MEDITERRA RAVELLO 14915 Celle Way $3,499,000 Premier Properties Emily K. Bua/Tade Bua-Bell 213-7420 26 OLD NAPLES 244 4th Avenue North $3,595,000 Premier Properties Marty & Debbi McDermott 564-4231>$4,000,000 27 OLD NAPLES 155 20th Avenue South $4,695,000 Premier Properties Marty & Debbi McDermott 564-4231>$5,000,000 28 AQUALANE SHORES 2163 21st Court South $5,500,000 Premier Properties Michael Lawler 571-3939 29 PORT ROYAL 777 Kings Town Drive $5,950,000 Premier Properties Richard G. Prebish II 357-6628 30 PORT ROYAL 2550 Lantern Lane $5,950,000 Premier Properties Celine Van Arsdale 641-6164>$9,000,000 31 PORT ROYAL 963 Galleon Drive $9,900,000 Premier Properties Jerry Wachowicz 777-0741 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 21Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$100,0001 TRAIL ACRES 161 4th St $159,500 Downing Frye Doreen Vachon 239-643-0636 >$300,000 2 THE STRADA AT MERCATO Located just North of Vanderbilt Beach Rd on US 41 Contemporary living from the $300s. Premier Properties of Southwest Florida, Inc., REALTORS Call 800-719-5136 Mon. Sat. 10-8 and Sun. 12-8>$400,0003 MOORINGS HARBORSIDE GARDENS 3400 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #M6 $419,000 Premier Properties Keith Alexander 250-5156 4 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1801 From the Mid $400s. Premier Properties Tom Gasbarro 404-4883. Mon. Fri. 10-4 and Sat./Sun. 1-4>$500,0005 TREVISO BAY 9004 Tamiami Trail East Priced from $500s Premier Properties Call 239-643-1414 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun. 11-5 6 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE LANDINGS 355 Park Shore Drive #134 $549,000 Premier Properties Larry Roorda 860-2534 7 PARK SHORE VENETIAN COVE CLUB 3500 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #404 $549,000 Premier Properties Ed Cox/Jeff Cox 860-8806>$600,000 8 BONITA BAY ESPERIA & TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive New construction priced from the $600s. Premier Properties Call 800-311-3622. Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 9 MOORINGS SOUTHERN CLIPPER 3333 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #11 $625,000 Premier Properties Mitch/Sandi Williams 370-8879 10 PELICAN BAY INTERLACHEN 6732 Pelican Bay Blvd. $699,500 Premier Properties Marty & Debbi McDermott 5644231>$800,000 11 SEAGATE 5133 Seahorse Avenue $899,000 Premier Properties Lodge McKee 434-2424 >$900,00012 COQUINA SANDS 1170 Oleander Drive $988,500 Premier Properties Emily K. Bua/Tade Bua-Bell 213-7420 13 PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd. #207 $995,000 Premier Properties Jean Tarkenton 595-0544 14 OLD NAPLES SPELLBINDER VILLAS OLD NAPLES VILLA 1070 5th Street South $999,000 Premier Properties Marty & Debbi McDermott 564-4231>$1,000,000 15 MEDITERRA VILLORESI 15628 Villoresi Way $1,225,000 Premier Properties Marty & Debbi McDermott 564-4231 16 MEDITERRA VILLORESI 15683 Villoresi Way $1,375,000 Premier Properties Emily K. Bua/Tade Bua-Bell 213-7420 17 OLD NAPLES 181 15th Avenue South $1,500,000 Premier Properties Ruth Trettis 434-2424


THE VILLAGE 239.261.6161 OLD NAPLES 239.434.2424 THE GALLERY 239.659.0099 FIFTH AVENUE 239.434.8770 MARCO ISLAND 239.642.2222 NORTH NAPLES 239.594.9494 THE PROMENADE239.948.4000 COMMERCIAL 239.947.6800 DEVELOPER SERVICES239.434.6373 RENTAL DIVISION 239.262.4242 premier NAPLES.COM MARCOISLAND.COM BONITASPRINGS.COM MARCO ISLAND & SURROUNDS MADEIRA t#PH-202 Beachfront penthouse with 6,500+ SF of living area. Gulf, beach & island vistas from 2,140 SF of multiple terraces. $7,495,000 | Brock/Julie Wilson | 595-5983ROYAL MARCO WAY tExquisitely furnished. Rare beachfront home, six bedrooms, 8,894 SF under air. A Christies Great Estates Property. $9,400,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133CAXAMBASCOURT tSlocum-Christian, waterfront home with 243 ft. of direct access water frontage. Great docking facility. Furnished. $9,500,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133SHORESCOURT tBreathtaking panorama, 691 of direct access-protected water frontage, 6 bedroom suites, boat lifts. Furnished. $9,900,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133HIDEAWAYBEACH tSpacious beachfront estate home built in 2003 w/4 BRs, 4 full & 3 half-baths & 9,200 SF. Exceptional views of Gulf. $10,800,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133 COPELAND DRIVE WEST tBig view, tip lot location with 242 feet of direct access water frontage. Very spacious, 5 bedroom, livable home. $3,395,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133SOLANA COURT tMajestic custom home with spectacular panoramic views of Smokehouse Bay. Featuring 5 bedroom suites plus a study. $3,695,000 | Brock/Julie Wilson | 595-5983 HIDEAW AYBEACH SEABREEZE DRIVE t Spacious 3BR beachfront home with pool/spa. Multi-level balconies, oor-to-ceiling windows & plantation shutters. $4,900,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133HIDEAWAYBEACH SEA DUNELANE tCustom-built modern architectural masterpiece with 152 on pristine beach. Luxury appointments abound. FURNISHED. $5,700,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133MADEIRA t#PH-201 Beachfront penthouse w/7,414 total SF. Rookery Ambassador Membership included. A Christies Great Estates Property. $6,950,000 | Chris Adams | 404-5130 MADEIRA tSituated along Crescent Beach, Madeira embraces pretty panoramas. Amenities invigorate mind, body & spirit. FROM $1,547,000 | Laura Adams | 404-4766HEIGHTS COURT tMajestic Estate home, 4,100+ A/C SF, 3BR/5BA, den, family room. Screened lanai, pool, spa, dock, direct Gulf access. $2,500,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133 NEW LISTING CAXAMBASCOURT tGulf & Caxambas Pass views. Spacious 4 bedroom w/3,600 SF of living area. Offered at lot value. Dock included. $3,250,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133 THE ESPLANADE I t#204 Magnicent Smokehouse Bay views await you in this waterfront condominium. Crown mouldings, new tile throughout. $839,000 | Darlene Roddy | 404-0685JOYCIRCLE tFurnished 3 bedroom on a huge lot (210 deep) with 166 of waterfront with southwest exposure. Dock, lift and new seawall. $849,000 | Michelle Thomas | 860-7176GERANIUMCOURT tCustom built 3 BR + den, 2 BA home. Screened lanai, heated pool & spa. Quick, direct Gulf access from dock w/lift! $849,000 | Brock/Julie Wilson | 595-5983DUCHESS t220 S. Collier Blvd. #305 Just remodeled! Marble ooring, stainless appliances! South facing 3BR w/2,450 A/C SF. Beach views & 3 balconies. $995,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133 OPEN SUN. 1-4 CHALETOF MARCO ISLAND t#201 Rare front residence, three bedrooms, there baths, furnished. Fabulous views of the Gulf and beautiful Crescent Beach. $995,000 | Chris Adams | 404-5130 Single Family Homes GOODLANDHEIGHTS 323 Pettit DriveNear restaurants & parks. This 2BR+den home is on two lots with wide waterway views! Adjacent properties for sale.$500,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133GOODLANDHEIGHTS 315 Pettit DriveCharming, updated efciency w/direct access, adjacent properties for sale that could all be packaged together.$400,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133HIDEAWAYBEACH THE HABITAT 816 Hideaway Circle East #232Top oor 3 bedroom penthouse with Southern exposure and golf views. Spacious lanai and covered parking. Furnished.$595,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-11331051Barfield Drive SouthViews of Caxambas Pass! Four bedroom pool home with 80 dock & 16,000 lb. lift. A Christies Great Estates Property.$3,395,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133999Caxambas DriveOne of the best tip locations with 197 of direct access water frontage. Wide water views of the 10,000 Islands.$2,999,999 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133949San Marco RoadCustom-built home within walking distance to Residents Beach. Six BRs, dock/lift, spacious lanai. Views of the bay.$2,950,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-11331190 Mimosa CourtThis price reects $1,000,000 under the cost to construct. 100% generator power; 4BRs, 3-car garage. A Christies Great Estates Property.$2,295,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133580HammockCourtBeautiful key lot home built by Slocum & Christian. Southwest exposure with 167 ft. of waterfront and Bay views.$2,000,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133HIDEAWAYBEACH 616 Waterside DriveViews of Gulf, skyline & beach. Custom 3-story Eastwood-built home with 3,000+ SF, elevator & rooftop sundeck.$1,999,999 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133660CenturyCourtIncredible tip lot home with views of Smokehouse Bay; 169 feet of water frontage with 15,000 lb. boat lift & dock.$1,699,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-11331193 Winterbery LaneNew model home. Tray ceilings, stone ooring, innity-edge pool, direct access. To be completed late Fall .$1,680,000 | Natalie Kirstein/ML Meade | 784-0491350 Meadowlark CourtThree bedroom + study, 3 bath home. Great room design, 13 tray ceiling, crown moulding. Pool/spa & summer kitchen.$1,550,000 | Brock/Julie Wilson | 595-5983HIDEAWAYBEACH 854 West HideawayCircleCustom home has private loft-style masters quarters with study & balcony. Spa, negative-edge water. Elevator.$1,495,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133720SouthBarfield DriveBeautiful inland home on an oversized homesite. Great oor plan, hurricane shutters plus an open lanai w/pool/spa.$1,450,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-11331820TravidaTerraceA mansion on the hill with 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, elevator, faux nishes & approx. 5,400 A/C SF. Lavish pool/spa.$1,295,000 | Dave Flowers | 404-0493HIDEAWAYBEACH 871 Sea Dune LaneBright, exquisite home boasts a built-in pool & spa. Pickled red cedar ceilings, replace, 2nd oor loft.$1,260,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133499 Adirondack CourtPanoramic views of Marco & 169 of waterfront from this furnished home w/Gulf access. Beamed ceilings & replace.$1,250,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133690 Pelican CourtAn absolutely gorgeous custom-built 3BR/2BA pool home. Dock w/direct Gulf access. Lush landscaping, oversized lot.$1,200,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-11331261LaurelCourtDirect access & beautiful views! New home by Marco River w/great room plan, 3BRs, den, 3BAs & Viking appliances.$1,195,000 | Brock/Julie Wilson | 595-5983633CrescentStreetIncredible custom 3BR/3BA pool home. Direct Gulf access, 70 dock, 30 boat slip & lift. Many special features.$1,175,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-11331124 Whiteheart CourtGreat open oor plan with 4 bedrooms, 4 baths. Outdoor kitchen, Jenn-Air grill, screened pool. Dock with lift.$925,000 | Darlene Roddy | 404-06851131 Vernon PlaceOld Florida style home w/quick direct access & 160 ft. of waterfront, large wraparound verandas, new oors & paint.$899,000 | Brock/Julie Wilson | 595-59831160 LudlamCourtWell-maintained 3 BR/2 BA home. Direct access to Pass & Gulf. Updated kitchen, dock with lift for 12,000 lb. boat.$795,000 | Darlene Roddy | 404-0685243SeahorseCourtGorgeous 3 BR home, beautifully landscaped tip lot. Wide waterway views, 40 ft. dock, 14,000 lb. lift, new A/C 2009.$795,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133KEY MARCO 786 Whiskey Creek DrivePreserve views from this 3,000+ SF A/C, 3BR plus den, large lanai with pool/spa. Three-car garage. Direct access.$700,000 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133150 June CourtBeautiful 4BR waterfront home built within 2 miles of Residents Beach. Just under 2,300 A/C SF. Lanai with pool.$699,500 | Jim/Nikki Prange | 642-1133165 Kirkwood StreetOver 3,600 SF living area, two-story, 6 BR/3 BA pool home. Large 2nd oor playroom. Corner lot, circular drive.$699,000 | Chris Adams | 404-5130355 Marquesas CourtLovely 3BR plus den or 4th BR totally updated in 2007. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONAUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009WEEK at-a-glance Whats it worth?Terry Kovel says collectors prize antique fabrics depicting American heroes. C16 Fancy that!Fans of Fancy Nancy books gather at Barnes & Noble, and more. C 18-21 HowtolistenDifferent views from experts who work with sound Opera Naples 2009-2010 season includes the return of Opera Stars Under the Stars at Cambier Park, as well as brand new productions of Verdis Il Trovatore and Romeo & Juliet Then and Now, featuring the American operatic debut of acclaimed Irish tenor Anthony Kearns. Mozarts The Magic Flute will close the season. Tickets will be available for purchase by the general public beginning Sept. 1 by calling 514-SING (7464) or online at In addition to public performances, Opera Naples will continue its educational outreach program that engages students throughout the area and exposes them to an art form that offers the magical combination of music and poetry, song, drama, dance and the visual arts. Now entering its fifth season, Opera Naples has regaled audiences with its highly acclaimed productions of Rigoletto, La Boheme, H.M.S. Pinafore and Madama Butterfly, among others. Southwest Floridas first and only professional regional opera company, it was founded by Artistic Director Steffanie Pearce in March 2005 and afterStars Under the Stars will launch Opera Naples new seasonSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________SEE OPERA, C7 Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantinos lastest offering is worth the $10, says Florida Weekly film critic Dan Hudak. C11 Ready, aim, firePaintball can develop trust in a relationship, says columnist Artis Henderson. C2 e who has ears to hear, let him hear. Matthew 11:15When Rickey Minor was a young man, he was given a copy of the Charles Mingus album Mingus Mingus Mingus. He listened to it once, and hated it. The album was immediately exiled to the top of his refrigerator, where it gathered dust. But one day, Mr. Minor attended a lecture at UCLA by Nat Adderly, Cannonball Adderlys brother and frequent collaborator. Nat Adderly played the audience a cut from a Charlie Parker album. But they didnt like it. He then told them a story of how his brother invited him to hear Charlie Parker play in a club. He hated it. Afterwards, he told his brother, That was nothing butHSEE LISTEN, C4 BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@

PAGE 46 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 467 5th Av Naples AFE LUNAAFE LUNA A Veally Good Deal $29.992Dinners1Bottle of Wine EVERYDAY Noon to Close D Spaghetti & Meatballs Chicken Parm w/ Spaghetti Penne w/ Chicken & Broccoli Penne Bolognese Eggplant Parm w/ Spaghetti Cheese Ravioli Contact Artis >>Send your dating tips, questions, and disasters to: On the paintball field Friday night, I heard the pop-pop-pop of rapid fire before I felt the sting of a bullet on my neck. I cussed (two out of three in one night) and headed for the safe zone to watch the match play out. My neck throbbed where the bullet had nailed me and my hands shook from the post-adrenaline buzz, but I smiled wide beneath the facemask when my gun-toting, mask-wearing hunk of a date led us to victory. I will follow you into any battle, I thought. Its not every weekend I get to wear a facemask. But this past Friday night I not only slipped into a black plastic faceguard, but I strapped on a chest shield, too. Somewhere between stepping into protective coveralls and checking my weaponry, I started to wonder if I wasnt in over my head. After all, it was my first time on a paintball course and only the second time Id handled a weapon. Im a subscriber to certain beliefs the kind that say ladies dont spit, cuss or shoot and I thought it would take an act of Congress to get me on an artillery field. As it turns out, it took a man in uniform. A commander in the U.S. military, the Captain sports the kind of soldierly virtues that make women swoon. Hes kind, honest, and courteous. He always has a clean haircut and polished shoes. He opens doors, carries bags, and buys dinner. Did I mention his broad shoulders and ripped biceps? When a man like that suggests a special date night, a girl like me doesnt say no. Even when its paintball. As we slipped into our protective gear, the Captain gave me instructions. Trust-building on the paintball field SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS ArtisHENDERSON Somewhere between stepping into protective coveralls and checking my weaponry, I started to wonder if I wasnt in over my head...Stay close behind, he said. Ill take the fire for you. Then, you cover me as a I circle around. All that warfare talk was mystifying, but I listened and trusted him implicitly. When he showed me how to load my weapon, the best place to carry ammunition, how to crouch low and where to aim, I paid attention. Not because hes a man a lot of men give orders and I rarely pay attention and not just because hes in the military. Its because his character exudes trust. In these troubled relationship times, we rarely cross someone that makes us feels that way. In fact, its usually the opposite. Our cable news programs feed us stories of the latest affairs: Mark Sanford, John Edwards, and now even Bernie Madoff. We shake our heads and send up a chorus of Uh-huhs and There goes another one, but truthfully were not shocked by this bad behavior. In fact, weve seen it so much that its begun to translate to our own relationships. Screening a partners e-mail messages is now common practice. And scanning their cell phone while theyre in the shower? Second nature. In the compendium of dating advice, we need more emphasis on trust: How to look for it in others, how to develop it in ourselves, and how to build it in our relationships. Weve armed ourselves with doubt for too long. e showed m e m y weappl ace to u n i t i on h lo w an d m I paid t b ec au se a lot o f d ers an d I t tention t because il itary. Its ch ar ac te r o unw e s s t s n n n n n n u e a m s s of i r s : r d d s, e n d a k e se en i t so m uc h th a i ts begun to transl at to o ur o wn r el at io sh ips. Screenin g a ne r s me s is n ow co mm o n t ice. An d s their cel l w hile they s h ower? na tu re I n the c d ium o a d vic n ee d em o to i t i s e l v how i t in o tions h ip s. a rme d ourse lv d oubt f or too l o betwee p ro t an we a towo d u p a c h orus o f h ere g oes another we re e b a d v e at at a a t t at at a a a at t t a a at at t t a a t t at t a a t t at a a a a a t a at t e o nparte -mail s s ag es snow


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PAGE 48 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 noise. That aint music. Cannonball Adderly told him he was ignorant, that he didnt like the music because he didnt understand it. It didnt have to be his favorite music, he said, but he should at least attempt to understand it. As Mr. Minor writes in his book Theres No Traffic on the Extra Mile, Nat Adderly went on to tell us that once we truly understood the music we had just heard, our appreciation would go up. He reiterated what his brother had said, that everything we listen to will not be our favorite piece, but we should learn to recognize and appreciate what goes into it: the artistry, the talent, the craft, and all the various nuances. After the lecture, Mr. Minor went home, took the Mingus album off of the top of the refrigerator, and gave it another listen. This time, he listened to it with new ears. To this day, I can sing all of the parts of the orchestra, the drums, the bass and the horns. Suddenly, I discovered what a phenomenal arranger Mingus was. I listened to it differently this time for one main reason. I had made a major attitude shift, he writes. The Charlie Mingus album was a challenge to me to move out of my complacency, a brisk slap in the face. It was as if a doorway had magically opened once I was willing to take that album on and learn to appreciate it. The next level was waiting. It taught me as well that at the moment youre about to have a breakthrough, there is usually an accompanying discomfort (and, most definitely, some hard work.) Mr. Minor went on to have a career in which hes worked with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Sting, Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock, Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys, The Dixie Chicks and Beyonce. Hes worked on the Grammys and the Super Bowl and is now the Emmy-nominated music director of American Idol. Soon after I read Mr. Minors book, a close friend told me that her father, who had grown deaf over the years, was going to undergo surgery for a cochlear implant. What I found intriguing was that after the operation, he had to go for auditory therapy sessions to learn how to listen again, how to interpret the sounds he was once again able to hear. And I thought about audiences here in Southwest Florida, how they seem so adamantly wed to the tried and true, how classical music lovers only want to hear their favorite composers, how opera lovers want to attend the same handful of operas over and over again. How people after a Wynton Marsalis concert here complained that he wasnt playing jazz! (I think they wanted to hear Benny Goodman-style music.) I guess they didnt know that Mr. Marsalis is the artistic director of jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City and received a Pulitzer Prize for Music for his 1997 oratorio, Blood on the Fields, the first jazz composer to receive such an honor. I decided to talk to a handful of people who work with sound, to ask them how to listen. I talked to two classical music conductors, a jazz musician and an auditory therapist/researcher. Heres what they had to say. THE MAESTROJorge MesterMusical director The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra Its easier to learn a foreign language when youre a child, says Naples Philharmonic Orchestra music director and conductor Jorge Mester. Adults have to work harder. I guess its the same with listening, the maestro says. As a child, he grew up in a house filled with music. I dont understand how people do listen to music. Ever since I was a baby, I listened to music, and as I have some kind of talent for it, I listen to it, and I practiced the violin. A person whos a layperson, I dont know how they listen to music. I dont know what it is that goes through their mind. The way I listen to music is part of the vocabulary I learned as a little baby. A layperson doesnt have a musical education. Im not sure what it is they do with their brain when they listen to music. In addition to his responsibilities with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, the maestro also conducts the Pasadena Symphony (this is his 25th year with them) and is currently the musical director of the Louisville Orchestra, after having had the job from 1967 through 1979. Im breaking down prejudices, is what I think Im doing, he says. The first is: I dont understand music. Thats a prejudice. I dont think theres anything you should understand about it, though I dont deny an intellectual understanding of the process is helpful. For example, he says, you gain a deeper feeling for a painting if you take a guided tour in a museum. It helps in the sense of, Oh, I did not realize that these are converging lines, and before a certain age, they didnt use converging lines. Thats similar to what he does with his pre-concert talks. For example, he might explain that the third movement of Shostakovichs 8th Symphony consists of only quarter notes. Everyone plays four quarter notes per bar. Its a composer thinking outside of the envelope for a piece. People enjoy it, they understand there is something very unusual about this. At the same time, how do you explain to somebody who doesnt get it the incredible power of a late painting by Van Gogh? If they dont get it, what can you tell them about it that will all of a sudden create a cataclysm in their soul, and they burst out in tears at the paintings? Can you approach the soul through the brain? I dont have an answer. I just have a bunch of questions. Audiences in Europe are much more educated about music, he says. We dont have that educated audience in the United States. When you go to a concert in Germany, they listen, because theyve had an education. Thats why people in the United States need a pre-concert lecture. I dont think they have them in Europe. Maybe if someones written a brand new piece, the composer comes out and talks about it. Be open to new music and be open to changing your mind, he suggests. When he was a boy he loved Beethovens music, but thought Mozart was namby pamby music, ridiculous. But when he was 16, he heard Leonard Bernstein lecture at Tanglewood about Mozart. Incredible. It totally changed my life, he says. I was on my way to becoming a professional musician. I was able to appreciate the subtleties. Mozart is very popular with the masses. But the maestro wishes audiences would stretch more and not just limit themselves to a few cherished favorites. I dont know if theres any way to convince people what an incredible composer Haydn was, he says. You can sell out an all-Mozart concert, but I couldnt sell out all-Haydn. I would love to be able to do that. You might be able to raise interest if you lectured people on Haydn and what makes his music special, he speculates. Its obvious he was an incredibly great composer who was able to write music that is witty and profound and learned at the same time. But its not sexy like Mozart, he says. In other words, it wouldnt sell as well. Classical audiences in the United States arent very willing to stretch and tend to want to hear what they already know. The maestro would also love to put on concerts of contemporary classical music. Wouldnt it be nice if they would think of that kind of music as a language? he says. Instead of saying, Aw, I dont like it, come to a series of rehearsals, seat them in the middle of the orchestra, (have them) come to all four rehearsals and see how its put together. All of a sudden they start hearing connections within the music that gives them an idea of the structure and common themes that run through it. That would really be some fantastic experience. That would be something. Listening takes effort. Its hard work to actually really listen, the maestro says. Its hard work to read a Shakespeare play. If youre fed a whole bunch of pablum then you dont think you have to work. There are many places in the U.S. people go for entertainment. Going to a concert is not an entertainment. Its not easy listening. At the same time, you have to play for your audience. He recalls receiving a very nice letter from a subscriber in Naples who said, Why do I have to listen to Prokofievs symphony? It might be my last one. I want to hear Beethoven. Youre tired, you play golf all day, you want to have a nice time, Maestro Mester says, explaining the mindset. But, he adds, Certain pieces require that you give yourself over to an emotional experience that is far beyond and more profound than entertainment. THE AUDITORY REHAB INSTRUCTORLisa Potts, Ph.D.Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo. Lisa Potts, Ph.D., helps the deaf hear again. An instructor with clinical and research responsibilities at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, she works with deaf adults whove received cochlear implants. Cochlear implants consist of a device planted in the skull by the ear working in conjunction with a microphone worn over the ear like a hearing aid. The adults that she works with primarily have had normal hearing throughout most of their life, and then gradually lost their hearing. Sometimes theres a sudden loss. According to Dr. Potts, a cochlear implant changes the way sound passes. It no longer comes through the ear canal, through the middle ear and into the nerve. Instead, with the implant, the hearing nerve is being stimulated directly. So this is a different pathway, a different type of stimulation, Dr. Potts says. Instead of getting acoustic stimulation, theyre getting electrical stimulation. It takes the place of the hair cells that are in a normal hearing ear; thats usually what quits working. A normal person has about 30,000 hair cells. And were replacing that with about 22 electrodes. People with cochlear implants attend auditory therapy sessions to help them interpret the sounds that theyre suddenly able to hear. Sometimes, when the sound is first turned on, it sounds like beeps and buzzes to the person, she says. Sometimes, as their understanding starts to build, they say the sound is cartoon-like. It doesnt have the clarity of regular speech. Each implant can be programmed differently. It can take as many as eight or 10 sessions, each an hour or an hour and a half long, to find the best setting. While doing so the patients also undergo auditory therapy. We start off with detection of sound, then discrimination of sound. Then identification of words and sentences. It goes from very, very simple exercises to more complex, during the three to four months of training. For example, they may be initially told two words, such as foot and footprint, and have to determine which word is longer. Then, theyll have two words in print in front of them, and have to determine which one the therapist says. Next, they move on to entire sentences. Then, they have to repeat what they hear spoken. Patients receive 12 to 16 weeks of auditory training, meeting once a week. At home, they have to do hearing exercises every day, to build their understanding with the implant. Adults who become deaf later in life have an advantage over children who have never heard, because they have the speaking and language foundation they learned in childhood. Some who have undergone the process have compared it to learning a foreign language. It kind of is, says Dr. Potts, but its different in that you have to take the same sounds, same information, same sentence structure, you have to take these reduced cues, and you brain fills in the blanks. Patients vary in how well they regain hearing. Focusing is extremely important, Dr. Potts says. I tell my patients, you have to be on all the time, focused, listening, trying to fill in the blanks, whether its LISTENFrom page 1 A person whos a layperson, I dont know how they listen to music ...The way I listen to music is part of the vocabulary I learned as a little baby. A layperson doesnt have a musical education. Jorge Mester, musical director The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra


WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.comcontext of the situation or the persons facial expression. Other people might be able to skate by, but they have to pay attention. Oftentimes, if theyve had a hearing loss for very long, they've started tuning the world out, and that is a big obstacle. Thats what makes my job so interesting. Every individual is different. Different learning styles, different aptitudes. You see that play a factor. While cochlear implants can help recipients understand speech, its not as effective with music. Most implant patients dont like the quality of the music, she says. The sound is not natural, what they remember it being like. Its not very full. We tell them that we dont know how music will be for them. They may grow to recognize songs they knew, but they dont sound the same. Songs they dont know can just sound like noise to them. One of Dr. Pottss patients had been a musician in an orchestra, but now music has no quality to her, she says. Yet another patient who was a musician still plays in his band. He plays his instrument, can differentiate notes, and knows when hes off-key. Compared to a typical, functioning human ear, a cochlear implant is crude, she says, but (when you consider) the way it can work, and how much understanding it can give a person when they have no hearing, it is amazing technology. JAZZMAN Chris BrubeckJazz musician, composer The Brubeck Brothers Quartet As a jazz musician, Chris Brubeck is familiar with all the complaints people have about jazz: Its too difficult to listen to. It doesnt make sense. It goes on and on and doesnt go anywhere. Jazz musicians are too self-indulgent and their solos go on forever. Heres one of my favorite stories to illustrate when someone is really listening to jazz from an ignorant point of view, he says. I was playing with a jazz group, improvising, having a good time. Afterwards, a woman came up and said, I really enjoyed it. It was almost as if you were making it up as you were going along. He laughs. From her point of view, it didnt occur to her that we could be simultaneously creating something together on the spot that sounded that good and that organized! Mr. Brubeck grew up surrounded by music; his father is jazz great Dave Brubeck, composer of classics such as Take Five, the first jazz instrumental to sell more than a million copies. Chris Brubeck plays jazz with his brother Dan in the Brubeck Brothers Quartet, and also composes. Recently, he collaborated with his father on Ansel Adams: America, an orchestral work. When you see a magician cut a deck of cards, good magicians can tell the weight differential, whether their right hand has 32 cards, or what, he says. Its the same with musicians; playing and improvising is an acquired skill. They know what note and chord changes will sound good in different situations. When youve been doing it for 10 years, or the rest of your life, 70 years, it become a subconscious thing, he says. A listener of jazz has to appreciate, Oh my God, this guy is so good, hes making up all this stuff,' a melody or its variation, sheets of sound. Coltrane would play sheets of sound. It dazzled you. It takes a lot of technique to do it, just the fingering, the mechanical technique to do it, and then the mental dexterity to think of it. A good jazz player is able to spontaneously go into a new place He might listen to a drummer play an accent, and he might play in a certain way in response to it. The combination of people playing on the bandstand will respond. They will create a situation where a great jazz player will play something he has never played before. Any given bar you listen to, different bass notes, crazy chords and piano, and you respond. At the same time, jazz musicians or blues musicians might know a thousand licks, things they have played before in a previous situation. Its a combination of playing things that are a part of your idiom, whether its jazz or blues, and stringing them together in new ways to make an exciting chorus, plus playing things youve never played before. Theres jazz, and then theres smooth jazz, which doesnt demand much from its listeners. When the Brubeck Brothers Quartet was making a new record, their jazz guitarist, when recording a solo, worried that the 35th note shouldve been sharp or flat. In fact, the average person will probably say, Gosh, I dont know if I want to play this record when Im eating dinner. Its this distracting fast thing going on in the background. And thats where smooth jazz comes in, its perfect for that background, for wallpaper. The more modern jazz gets, the more it pushes that gray area, Mr. Brubeck says. It comes down to this: all rules are made to be broken Ornette Coleman, screaming in his sax, or Coltrane; you can hear all the pain in his soul. He might be playing a note that from some other era might be incorrect, but this is what makes someone a musical innovator. You play what was once thought was incorrect, with such soul and passion and intensity, that people think he has his own style and own musical voice. If you have an open mind, you can hear something youve never heard before, he says. You might not understand whats going on, and think its fascinating. Ive had that experience with music from other cultures. Like the Monkey Dance from Bali, which I heard in college, and blew my mind. I loved it. Its the sound of a thousand people doing this chanting all together. Hearing the varied patterns of staccato chanting was powerful and bizarre and weird, he says. You can hear stuff you dont understand. Its fascinating and you want to listen to it. Conversely, he says it can also help to understand the technique and history behind a style of music. Its true for all genres, he says, explaining that in country music, youll probably like Keith Urban better if you like Johnny Cash or Hank Williams. He recalls seeing the famous acting coach, Stella Adler, on TV. She believed that Americans could legitimately deliver Shakespeare, despite the fact they werent English. She said something I related to music, though she didnt know I was interpreting her words that way: Shakespeares words are the vehicle for conveying an emotional truth to the audience. And for musicians, notes are vehicles for conveying some sort of emotional truth to the audience. That s why you can get a guy like Louis Armstrong, someone Wynton Marsalis worships as being a communicator of truth inside the music he plays. Emotional truth, both through his playing, his tone, and his singing. Theres lots of other trumpet players that maybe can play faster, are technically dazzling, playing higher, lower. But few that can reach an audience like Louis Armstrong did. Ultimately, if youre a musician, what is your goal? Theres an individual goal for each person, but I think one of the most honest of goals is to reach an audience and other musicians emotionally. And also, have fun. Its called playing music, he says. You dont say you are working music today. It should be a joyful, personal expression. ANOTHER MAESTROToshimasa Francis WadaMusic director/conductor The Charlotte County Symphony Everybody has a different way of listening to music, says Toshimasa Francis Wada, the new music director and conductor for the Charlotte County Symphony. I approach it as a painter, visually. Thats how I approach the music. I see the colors. I try to convey that with my gestures to the orchestra, hopefully. All evening Im painting a masterwork. Everyone has a different way of looking at things, even a house, he says. He lives in a completely restored 100-yearold Victorian house in Massachusetts. People often drive up and ask him questions about it. People comment on our color combination, our architectural design, some come to look at the foundation, he says. It hit me that listening to music is very similar, depending on your personal interest. You might be interested in colors, the exterior, or the inside. The structural design. Some people might be interested purely in the construction part of it, the foundation, what type of materials used, more analytical. With music, its similar. People listen and say, This sounds wonderful. Some might say, The way its orchestrated is beautiful, or The way its composed is beautiful. Everyone has a different emphasis and background to digest what theyre hearing, what theyre seeing. Can a more intellectual understanding give you a more enhanced understanding of the music, he asks. Not for many people, he reasons. I think most people come in just to enjoy the collection of the sound, and how thats presented to the audience. Its like a flower arrangement, he says. Five people may use the same material, depending on who placed them and how, the height is important, the location, the arrangement is different in the presenter as well as the audience who looks at it and gets different impressions. Thats where the conductor comes in, he says. Each conductor approaches each composition differently. I bring the more emotional sounds, Maestro Wada says. Im not into the French impressionistic of pastel colors, but more vivid, (its a) more aggressive color Im looking for. I work on emotional journey, in a concert, how I want my audience to leave at the end of the night. Thats the beginning of my process, then work backwards in a way. He wants to bring the audience on an emotional journey with the music. Truly, I am very concerned that my audience will have the finest experience by coming to a concert, he says. Even if hes conducted a piece before, hell start with a new, clean score, making notations as he goes along. Then comes the complexity of a conductors job, what he does. Hes like a painter. He can visualize a whole canvas before he paints, what colors go where, and what colors to combine. Painters already have whole ideas in their head before they put the first stroke of paint on the canvas. They know already all the details. Thats a very similar process that conductors go through. We study an entire score, do an analysis of every little detail. Then begin to put it together structurally as well as the interior decorating. What kind of carpet, what kind of painting on which wall. Thats the process we go through, it takes a long time, it seems never ending. After making his notations, he then looks at his old scores, reading the notes he made 15 or 20 years ago. Its fascinating: I come to different interpretations now than 20 years ago. Why did I do it that way? Why do I feel this way now that I didnt feel then? Its just a fascinating journey. It goes back to the emotional journey. Intellectually, I tend to find more detail that I missed (earlier). Analytically, it gets more detailed. The emotional aspect depends upon what I went through in the last 10 years. Did I have a tragedy? I sure did. Did I have a great happy moment? I sure did. I use this to interpret the musical notes. All these factors come together to create the best possible way for that moment. Thats the reason I always approach every music as if Id never done it before. Its never the same. He doesnt know if he has the answer for how people can listen to classical music, because people are so varied in their taste. He suggests they do a sampling, perhaps starting with the Baroque era, whose music has a more simplistic structure and might be easier to understand, then move up to the romantic period, then to contemporary music. But theres nothing like attending a live performance. Today, you can hear performances on CDs, DVDs, YouTube, he says. But nothing can replace a live performance. Youre surrounded by the music. Its performed just for you. Its like having a private caterer making a special meal for you. You experience the environment with every sense you have. Then see if you like it or not. Theres nothing like exploring yourself. Anybody can approach classical music if theyre open minded about it and theyre willing to attend a live concert. BRUBECK WADA

PAGE 50 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO This weeks live bands Best bets for the weekend Thursday, Aug. 27 Friday, Aug. 28 This weeks theater Saturday, Aug. 29 Heres what the United Arts Council of Collier County suggests you work into your plans for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 28, 29 and 30. Its a good idea to call ahead for open hours and specific show times: Catch a Tiger The Naples Zoo will have a white tiger through Labor Day. The 4-year-old cat has been visiting the Zoo since Memorial Day. The best viewing time is at 11 a.m. daily during the Meet the Keeper program. 2625409 or The Bay House 6-9 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday: Jazz with Stu Shelton and Patricia Dean. 799 Walkerbilt Road. 591-3837. Bayshore Coffee House 7-10 p.m. Friday: Frontline Bluegrass. $5 cover. 2727 Bayshore Drive. 775-5676. Married Alive Broadway Palms Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers presents Married Alive through Sept. 26. 2784422 or ArtWalk Artists exhibitions and live entertainment take place from 4-7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. 495-8989. Ad-libbing Naples City Improv performs at The Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and show time is 8 p.m. 213-3049 or www. Ha! Ha! Ha! Laugh it up with the Naples Laughter Club from 9:3010:30 a.m. at Lowdermilk Park. Free. 821-1073 or e-mail napleslaughterclub@ Made in Florida The Collier County Museums presents a free showing of movies made in Florida at 1 p.m. every Saturday. 3301 Tamiami Trail East, in the Collier County Government Center. 239-252-8476 or Imaginarium Celebration The 14th Birthday Bash for the Imaginarium Hands-On Museum in Fort Myers takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with live animal exhibits, hands-on activities, magic shows, face painting and more. 2000 Cranford Ave. 321-7420. Motown & Blues Gulf Coast Town Center presents Riverside Blues in a free concert under the stars beginning at 8 p.m. in Market Plaza. 267-0783 or M o n -Fri 3-6 pm H a lf priced B e er, $3.50 W e ll Dri n ks & $5 Martinis Bar Menu 3pm to close with 4 dishes under $5.00 Tuesdays 5-6:30 Dogs Welcome!!! 12th Avenue South at the City Dock 263-9940 Happy Hour Happy Hour www.napleswaterfrontdining.comMon.Fri. 3 to 6 pm at Tin City 263-2734 All Drinks at the Bar are Two for the price of One! H APPY H O U R Tom Arnold Frontline Bluegrass Island Music Get down to the reggae sounds of Cruzan Vibes from 6-8 p.m. at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers. 489-1221 or Classic Rock Miromar Outlets continues its free concert series from 6-8 p.m. near the restaurant piazza. Tonights band: classic rock with Str8Shot. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets. com. Stand-up Comedy Marco Islands Off the Hook Comedy Club welcomes Tom Arnold tonight, Saturday and Sunday. 389-6900. What the Butler Saw Theatre Conspiracy presents What The Butler Saw through Sept. 5 in the Foulds Theatre at the Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers. 936-3239. Bill W. and Dr. Bob The Off Broadway Palm Theatre in Fort Myers presents the story of a stockbroker and a surgeon, both alcoholics, whose relationship inspired the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonyous, Aug. 27 through Oct. 3. 278-4422 or Farmer and Jeff Ostermueller in Married Alive mond starting at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 p.m.: Brown Truck. Sunday, 9:30 p.m.: Reggae Lushon! Monday, 7-11 p.m.: Megan Rose at the piano. Tuesday, 9 p.m.: Karaoke. Wednesday, 9:30 p.m.: Maxi Courtney. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 435-9333. Capri, A Taste of Italy 6 p.m. Thursday: Jebrys Jazz Jam; 6 p.m. Monday: Bob Zottola and the Expandable Jazz Band. 11140 Tamiami Trail N. 938-1342 or Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday: Blues and jazz with Rick Howard, Dave Tregether, John Lamb and Bob Zottola; 8-11 p.m. Saturday: Acousticlectic Music for the Easily Amused featuring Beck; 6:30-9 p.m. Sunday: Bob Zottola and The Expandable Jazz Band. 6436 Naples Blvd., 598-9463. Paddy Murphys Thursday: Justin; Friday: Barefoot Geno; Saturday and Tuesday: Michael Maxi Courtney; Monday: Patrick. 10 p.m to closing. 457 Fifth Ave. S., 649-5140. Piola 6-9 p.m. Sunday: Mark Meyers playing jazz, rock and popular favorites at the piano. 9118 Strada Place in Mercato. 592-5056. Ridgway Bar and Grill 7-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, live entertainment under the stars. 1300 Third St. S., 262-5500. South Street City Oven and Grill Thursday, 9:30 p.m.: Kenny Grubbs. Friday: Maxi Courtney with acoustic rock at 5:30 p.m.; Justin RayColor Vibrations Dont miss the Marco Island Art Leagues juried member show on display at the Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or All That Jazz Naples Jazz Masters perform Saturday afternoon at the Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S. 213-3049 or Local History Palm Cottage, home of the Naples Historical Society, is open for docent-guided tours from 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays, 137 12th Ave. S. Suggested donation $8 for adults and $5 for children. 261-8164 or RICK SHACKLETON / COURTESY PHOTO4-year-old visiting white tiger


WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Upcoming events WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Seasons Opener The Florida Gulf Coast University Art Gallerys first exhibition of the season, a solo show of recent works from Los Angeles-based artist Kent Anderson Butler, opens with an artists reception at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3. The exhibition runs through Oct. 9. 590-7199 or Golden Oldies Night Freds Diner in North Naples hosts an evening of fun, food and oldies tunes from 6-9 pm. Saturday, Sept. 5, to benefit Golden Retriever Rescue of Southwest Florida. s attire suggested; owners with dogs can dine on the patio. Reservations: 4317928. More info: 248-3388 or alesia40@ Auditions Kids ages 7-17 can try out for the Philharmonic Youth Chorale on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Phil. 2542642. See story on page C12. Book Signing Joe Carufe, author of Repeat Business, will speak about his first novel from 11 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Delnor-Wiggins State Park in North Naples. The event is part of the parks One Good Book Deserves Another, a book exchange in celebration of National Literacy Month. Served Mon-Sat 6:30AM until 11AM Mon-Sat 11-4 Happy Hours at Mels all day everyday price draft beer and house wine Naples 643-9898 Bonita Springs 949-3080 Ft. Myers 275-7850 Cape Coral 242-0218 Golden Gate 455-4242only two years of operation was named Best Performing Arts Group in Southwest Florida by Gulfshore Life Magazine. The company has been designated as a Partner in Education by Collier County schools for the past three years. The 2009-2010 season is as follows: Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13-14: Opera Stars Under the Stars Back by popular demand and quickly becoming a community tradition, the seasons opening production will feature Metropolitan Opera vocalists Ashley Howard Wilkinson, bass, and Heather Buck, soprano, performing highlights from Opera Naples three full-scale productions scheduled for the season: Il Trovatore, Romeo & Juliet then & now and The Magic Flute. The Opera Naples orchestra and chorus plus other soloists join in to fill the stage and the evening with song. Show time is 7:30 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. Tickets are $75 for center stage seating, $35 for general admission seating and $20 for open lawn seating (blankets and folding chairs welcome). Friday and Sunday, Jan. 22 and 24: Verdis Il Trovatore (plus a tribute to the legendary heldentenor James King prior to the performance) Il Trovatore, the story of a good guy, a bad guy, a distraught noble woman and a crazy gypsy caught between them, will star dramatic tenor Jeffrey Springer as Manrico, baritone Stephen Kechulius as Count DLuna, and Opera Naples own Ms. Pearce, soprano, as Leonora. Show time will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, in the performing arts hall at Gulf Coast High School. Tickets are $25, $50, $75 and $95. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20 and 21: Romeo & Juliet then & now, featuring the American operatic debut of Anthony Kearns in the roles of Romeo/Tony. Conducted by Cal Steward Kellogg, this semi-staged production of the worlds favorite love story will include highlights of Gounods opera Romeo & Juliet and Leonard Bernsteins Broadway hit West Side Story on the same theme. A black-tie gala and champagne reception will provide a fitting welcome for Mr. Kearns. Metropolitan Opera soprano Heather Buck will perform the roles of Juliet/Heather. Shows will be staged at the International Design Center in Estero at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. Tickets are $75, $95 and $125. Friday and Saturday, March 5 and 6: Mozarts The Magic Flute Opera Naples 20092010 family opera production will showcase a cast of 18 soloists, including many local and regional performers from the companys Young Artists Training Program. William Noll will conduct the story about a young prince who must rescue a beautiful princess in a magical, far-away realm. Bass James Patterson will perform as Sarastro. Tenor Colm Fitzmaurice will perform as Tamino, returning to Opera Naples after a dazzling performance as Ralph in last years production of H.M.S. Pinafore. Soprano Ava Pine will sing the role of Pamina. Show time will be 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 5 and 6, in the band shell at Cambier Park. Tickets are $25, $50, $75 and $95, or a Family 4-Pak (two adults and two children) for $100. OPERAFrom page 1 KEARNS KECHULIUS PATTERSON BUCK FITZMAURICE SPRINGER PINE PEARCE WILKINSON Entrance to the park Sept. 11-13 will be free for anyone who brings a library card or book or who donates a new or gently used family book. 597-6196. Auditions The Naples Players will hold tryouts for the main stage show, Crimes of the Heart, beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. The show runs Nov. 25-Dec. 19. No appointment necessary. Auditions take place at Sugden Community Theatre, 701 Fifth Ave. S. 434-7340, ext.10. And More Auditions Artistic Director Mark Danni of TheatreZone will hold auditions for the professional equity companys new season from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 19-20, in the G&L Theatre at Community School of Naples. 249-2090 or for more information. Monday, Aug. 31 Tuesday, Sept. 1 Wednesday, Sept. 2 Lifes a Beach Barefoot Beach Preserve presents Beachcombing & Shelling with a park ranger at 10 a.m. Meet at the Learning Center off Bonita Beach Road. The program is free, but there is an entrance fee into the park for those who do not have a Collier County park permit. Trivia Night Test your knowledge of the small stuff beginning at 7:30 p.m. at The Pub at Mercato. 594-9400. Sunset Cruise Enjoy a twohour cruise along Rookery Bay aboard the Conservancy of Southwest Floridas Good Fortune. $25 for Conservancy adult members and $12 for member children ages 3-12. Non-member cost is $30 for adults and $15 for children. Reservations required. 403-4236 or www. Story Time Moms and tots are invited to story time beginning at 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble in Waterside Shops. 598-5205. Love That Dress A dress Chess anyone? The Southwest Florida Chess Club invites players of all ages and abilities to gather at Books-A-Million at Mercato from 1:30-5 p.m. 898-0458 or e-mail swflchess@ Sunday, Aug. 30 Estuary Exhibit Friends and Family of the Estuary showcases the artwork of staff, volunteers, friends and family members of Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Exhibit hangs through Sept. 21. 300 Tower Road, 417-6310 or sale/fundraiser for the PACE Center for Girls-Lee County takes place from 6-9 p.m. at Embassy Suites in Estero. Donated fancy frocks will be sold at bargain prices. Team Trivia Its team trivia night beginning at 9 p.m. at Boston Beer Garden. 2396 Immokalee Road. 596-2337.




FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 A&E C9 GIVING Fourteen men and women from throughout Collier County are the newest graduates of Literacy Volunteers of Collier Countys tutor training course. Already, all 14 have been assigned students drawn from a pool of more than 100 non-English speaking adults who are waiting to learn English. The 16-hour training course, one of the most comprehensive in the country, was given by Sandra Rasmussen, Margaret Leonard and Danny Tyler, all of whom are currently tutoring either a LVCC class of adults or on a one-to-one basis.The volunteers who completed the course are from all walks of life and include former educators and nurses. They are Shari Britton, Mimi Brown, Christina Carranza, Andrea Casement, Christine Cook, Ann Dilbone, Jean Gates, Andrew Reid, Linda Roberts, Joy Simeonova, Maureen Straight, Howard Wilensky, Janet Butler and Sara Gray. Volunteer tutors are the backbone of our organization. We would not be where we are today, helping hundreds of people in Collier County learn English, without tutors. And we can always use more tutors. No experience in teaching or command of a second language is necessary. All that is required is that the volunteer be a highschool graduate, have a desire to help someone learn to read, write, speak and understand English, and be willing to devote two to three hours a week to tutoring a student. LVCC covers the cost of the training and provides tutors with workbooks, lesson plans and all the resources necessary to begin working with as student. Ideally, volunteers commit to a year of tutoring upon completion of training.Tutors and students usually meet once or twice a week in a public place such as a library, a community building, a mall and so forth.They may also use the LVCC offices when space is available. The next LVCC tutor training session will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 6, and conclude on Thursday, Oct. 15, at LVCC office at 281 Airport Road South. In addition to tutors who teach English, LVCC has many opportunities for volunteers with various schedules, interests and skills. For example: Do you enjoy office work? Theres always typing, copying, mailings and filing to be done, as well as answering telephones and taking messages. Interested in fundraising and/or marketing? LVCC welcomes assistance with writing grants, working on the annual appeal and developing brochures and newsletters. Do you have artistic skills? Graphic artists can also help work on newsletters, brochures and the LVCC Web site. Do you have computer skills and like to work with people? Volunteers oversee ELLIS, the English Language and Learning Instruction System computer lab, a selfpaced program for learning English. Whether you want to become a volunteer tutor or give your time and talent in some other capacity, write us a check for a donation or buy a ticket to our of our fundraisers, we would love to hear from you. When you support literacy, everybody wins. Elaine Mayrides is the executive director of Literacy Volunteers of Collier County. For more information or to sign up for the next tutor training session, call 262-4448 or e-mail Naples Botanical Garden is seeking people who enjoy learning and sharing their knowledge with the public to volunteer when the renovated and expanded Garden opens in November. Training will be provided so that volunteers are well versed in a particular area of the Garden: The Vicky C. and David Byron Smith Family Children's Garden, the Brazilian Garden, the Kathleen and Scott Kapnick Caribbean Garden or the Preserve. Avid gardeners who dont get enough potting, weeding, raking, pruning and watering time in their own backyards can also be put to work as volunteers at the Garden. Party planners and social organizers can lend their skills to the Garden by working on special events and pitching in with decorating, registering guests, running silent auctions and raffles and helping with crowd control. And those who prefer to work indoors (and who also have a taste for cookies) will always be welcome as volunteers to help with the Gardens many mailings. Newsletters and others materials about the Garden create a regular need for sorters, stuffers, sealers and stampers. For more information about volunteer opportunities at the Naples Botanical Garden, call volunteer coordinator Sally Richardson at 643-7275, ext. 28. 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PAGE 54 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 FLORIDA WEEKLY PUZZLES Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.HOROSCOPES CAREER CHOICES By Linda ThistleSponsored By: Moderate Challenging Expert SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. Puzzle Difficulty this week: VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Take some time out from your many tasks and see if someone might be trying to reach out to you. You could be surprised to learn who it is and why you might want to reciprocate. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) You still might want to do more investigating before taking on a new commitment. Later would not be the time to try to fill in any crucial gaps in what you need to know about it. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A new opportunity should be carefully studied. It might offer some of the things youve been looking for. Or it could contain new possibilities you never considered. Check it out. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) You might have to work harder this week to get people to listen to what you have to say. But if you stay with it, you could start to get your message out to many by the weeks end. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Although family matters again take up a big chunk of the Goats time, the week also offers a chance to explore a new career move youd been contemplating for a while. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Applying your practicality (what does it offer me?) and your creativity (how can I improve on it?) could provide sound reasons for seriously considering that new offer. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) The single set will find that keeping their romantic aspirations on high gives Cupid a better target to aim at. Paired Pisces will find that this week helps reinforce their relationships. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Changing your mind doesnt come easily for Lambs, who place a high value on commitment. But new facts could emerge that might persuade you to rethink your situation. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) This is a good time to put that fine Bovines eye for beauty to work in redecorating your home or workplace. And dont forget to indulge yourself in some personal time as well. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Your sense of loyalty to someone who asks for your help is commendable. But make sure there are no information gaps that should be filled in before you move too far too quickly. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Dont let difficult people raise the Crabs ire levels this week. Avoid them if you can. If not, resist telling them off, even if you think they deserve it. Things improve by weeks end. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Your suspicions about a colleague might be on the mark. But you also could be misreading the signals you believe youre getting. Do some discreet checking before jumping to conclusions. BORN THIS WEEK: You believe in encouraging others to demand the best from themselves. You would be a fine sports coach, as well as an enlightened teacher. Get Great Information on how to plan your nancial situation in todays changing times.Call Today For A 1 Hour Complimentary Consultation263-2204www.peterdjepson.comEvent Sponsor:Peter D. JepsonPeter D. Jepson offers securities through AXA Advisors, LLC (NY, NY 10104 (212)-314-4600), member FINRA, SIPC, and offers annuity and insurance products through AXA Network, LLC and its subsidiaries. Peter D. Jepson & Associates is not owned or operated by AXA Advisors or AXA Network. #PPG-50758 (7/09)


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Please call for specic showroom hours. s Saturday, August 29 at 2 p.m.From Design Concept to CompletionSaturday, September 12 at 2 p.m.Feng Shui for New BeginningsRSVP is greatly appreciated. Call (239) 390-8207. FURNITURE FABRICS FLOORING LIGHTING KITCHEN BATH ART Shirley Street Auto Repairs CERTIFIED MASTER MECHANICS Check engine light on? Call UsFREE CHECK UP FREE A/C CHECK Brakes Tune-Ups Transmission Rebuilding Diagnostics Air Conditioning5950 Shirley Street Naples, FL HOURS: Mon.-Fri 8am-5pm WE DO IT ALL 239-592-5714 WHEEL ALIGNMENTS$4995 OIL CHANGE STARTING AT$1395 Quentin Tarantino needs to get over himself. Aside from the eccentrically brilliant Pulp Fiction, far too much of his work (Death Proof, Kill Bill Vol. 2) is filled with self-indulgent dialogue that does his films a huge disservice. His most recent effort, Inglourious Basterds, is a great movie in many ways, but it also has too many tangential asides to realize its full potential. And its all writer/director Tarantinos fault. He wrongfully believes a 20-minute opening scene featuring a farmer (Denis Menochet) and Nazi colonel (Christoph Waltz) in a tense standoff is a smart way to set the tone for the movie. The writing is snappy at times, but its also way too talky in this scene and for most of the film. The real story kicks into gear as Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) inspires his squadron of Jewish-American soldiers to hunt and kill Nazis. Known as the Basterds, the group becomes infamous for scalping SS soldiers after interrogating them for more information (the violence is graphic, but not gory). The Basterds soon join up with a beautiful German actress and undercover agent named Bridget von Hammersmark (Diane Kruger), who plans to get them into a world premiere movie screening expected to be attended by a number of Nazi officials. Little do they know that the owner of the theater, Shosanna Dreyfus (Melanie Laurent), plans to take down the Third Reich herself. In many ways the movie plays like a graphic novel set during World War II, meaning it takes place in a surreal alternate reality that freely combines fact and fiction. This approach is largely effective, as Mr. Tarantino is not bound to conventional reality and can use real history as needed while his imagination does the rest. Unfortunately, his imagination does too much. For as good as many action scenes and some performances (notably Mr. Pitt and Mr. Waltz) are, and for as many Mr. Tarantino touches that are deliciously cinematic, there are just as many ill-advised asides that prevent the story from moving forward. For example, theres a scene with three of the German-speaking Basterds in a basement bar. The underlying tension of them getting caught is palpable, but it cannot be sustained at a high level with all the chitchat we must endure, especially when a vital player doesnt enter the scene for 10 minutes. Inglourious Basterds attempts to have the epic feel of Sergio Leones great spaghetti westerns (The Good, The Bad, The Ugly). But the difference is that Mr. Leones movies, while unbearably long at times, remained focused on their subject matter and almost always moved forward. Mr. Tarantino moves to the side far too often, occasionally having flashbacks within flashbacks. With such a compelling WWII story to tell, its silly for him to go out of his way to distract us from it. Dan Hudak is the chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a nationally syndicated film critic. You can e-mail him at and read more of his work at FILMS Inglourious BasterdsPost Grad (Alexis Bledel, Michael Keaton, Rodrigo Santoro) A recent college graduate (Bledel) sees her life fall apart when she doesnt get the job she desires and is forced to move back in with her parents (Keaton and Jane Lynch). Its an occasionally amusing coming-of-age tale thats neither heartwarming nor moving. Tack on a bogus ending and this becomes one to miss. Rated PG-13.District 9 (Sharlto Copley, Louis Minnaar, Vanessa Haywood) After aliens and humans have peacefully co-existed for 20 years in Johannesburg, South Africa, corrupt government officials order the aliens to evacuate their secluded area and move to a slum. The son-in-law (Copley) of a high-ranking official (Minnaar) leads the way, with unexpected results. The fast-paced movie grips you immediately and keeps you interested, but the heavy-handed U.S. foreign relations allegory is a bit much. Still, its good entertainment. Rated R. CAPSULES REVIEWED BY DAN ............Is it worth $10? Yes danHUDAK >>After 10 years of writing and a 14-week pre-production period, lming began on Oct. 9, 2008, in the small German town of Bad Schandau, near the Czech border. The lm was shot almost entirely in sequence. Did you know?


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 INTERACTIVE FRIENDLY PIRATE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! PIRATE CRUISE THRILLING PIRATE STORIES, MUSIC AND GAMES FULL SERVICE BAR SET SAIL ON A 90-MINUTE SWASHBUCKLING SHOW Reservations are RequiredCall for Cruise Times 239.765.7272Arrive 30-40 minutes prior to departure. Salty Sams Waterfront Adventures 2500 Main Street Fort Myers Beach 239-649-0559At Corner of Airport-Pulling & Pine Ridge Roads In Carillon PlaceVisit our website : www.wildsidecafe.orgwith purchase of 2 beverages** Must bring ad. One coupon per visit. Not valid with any other offer. *Coupon valid 7 days a week.EXPIRES 9/02/09BUY ONE Entre& receive secondEntre at 50% OFF*ALL DAY! EVERY DAY!8oz.Filet Mignongarlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, soup or salad13995pm 8pmEXPIRES 9/23/09 at Carillon Place is OPENSun.-Tues. 7am-2:30pm Wed.-Sat. 7am-8pm Show your AAA card and receive25% offyour meal! $1BEER*7oz. Beers*NOW OPENfor DINNERWed. Sat. 25% OFF1 Entre*Excluding Dinner Specials *Excluding Dinner SpecialsEXPIRES 9/02/09Young people between the ages of 7 and 17 who love to sing are invited to audition for the Philharmonic Youth Chorale on Saturday, Sept. 5. The chorale performs with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and rehearses under the direction of James Cochran every Saturday morning, with breaks that coincide with public school vacation schedules. Young singers wishing to try out should prepare a song of no longer than two minutes that they think showcases their vocal talents. A copy of the music should be provided for the accompanist. All auditions must be with piano accompaniment, not to recorded music or a cappella. Applicants will be asked to match pitch and, depending on their musical background, might be asked to sightread. Annual tuition for the Philharmonic Youth Chorale is $100. The music fee is $25. Some scholarships are available. Auditions will be held in the administration building at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. For more information or to make an audition appointment, call 254-2642. Young singers invited to audition for the Philharmonic Youth Chorale


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C14 WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Esteros Happehatchee Center hosts flutist Kat Epple and harpist DL Turner in concert under the stars Saturday, Sept. 19. Enchanted Nature Music offers spellbinding music on flutes and harp in a beautiful Old Florida landscape. Some of the music, inspired by the natural beauty of Southwest Florida, will be created especially for this pristine, natural setting. Ms. Epple, an Emmy Award-winning and Grammy-nominated composer and flutist, has performed at the Guggenheim Museums and the National Gallery, has released 23 CDs of original music and composes and produces music for television, including National Geographic and PBS Nova. She has traveled the world collecting flutes from other cultures and will play some of those unique instruments during the concert. Harpist and composer DL Harpo Turner sweeps across the strings of his hand-made instrument, The Rose Crystal Harp, to create a powerful and evocative musical poetry that is rich, profound and deeply emotional. He has released many CDs of his original music and produces albums for other musicians in many styles The concert begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $15. Refreshments and seating available, or bring your own. The Happehatchee Center is at 8791 Corkscrew Road, Estero. For more information, call 206-4393 or visit http:// Happehatchee, an Indigenous word that means Happy River, is a place to make sacred connections with people, nature and the divine. It is a sacred space for people to gather, celebrate, learn, heal and grow. Enchanted Nature Music coming to Estero Sept. 19 IN A JACUZZI HOTTUB THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD DISAPPEARS Dont Be Fooled... We have the BEST PRICESin Town! Up to $1000 off!Voted BEST place to buy 12 years in a row! We Love Warm Water We match internet prices with unmatched customer service!20 Years In The Tennis Business! GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLESUMMER HOURS: Monday-Saturday-10am-5pm Closed Sunday514-87007700 Tamiami Trail NorthJust south of Vanderbilt Beach Road at the Pelican Bay Blvd. N. stoplightFamily Owned and Operated STOREWIDE CLEARANCE SALEOn Selected Mens, Womens & KidsAPPAREL, FOOTWEAR & RACQUETS20-50% off Bring this ad in and receive 10% off any purchase. Not valid with any other offers. Saturday, August 29th at 11 am the festivities begin.Special activities include: Celebrate t he Imaginariums 14th Birthday! COURTESY PHOTOKat Epple, left, and DL Harpo Turner


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 A&E C15 The Art League of Bonita Springs presents ArtWalk at the Promenade from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Are artists will display and sell their works in pottery, jewelry, paintings, sculpture, glass, mixed media, photography and more. More than 60 juried artists are scheduled on a rotating basis to participate in ArtWalk on the last Thursday of each month. Entertainment in the center courtyard will be by The Stacey Knights Duo, performing stylish jazz with a contemporary flair. A sidewalk sale will coincide with the event. Restaurants, retail stores and artists studios will be open to the public. Artist studios in the Promenade are normally open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. New exhibitions and artists occupy the studios every 30 to 60 days. Artist studios and ArtWalk are provided through a partnership between The Art League of Bonita Springs and the Promenade at Bonita Bay. For more information, call Susan Bridges at 4958989 or e-mail Multiple Grammy Award-winner Willie Nelson returns to the Philharmonic Center for the Arts for one performance at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18. Mr. Nelsons career has spanned six decades and includes such hit songs as On the Road Again, Whiskey River and You Were Always On My Mind and the groundbreaking albums Red Headed Stranger, Stardust and Wanted! TheOutlaws. One of the founders of Farm Aid, Mr. Nelson is considered among the greatest live performers in the world. The Country Music Hall of Fame inductee has also had many crossover successes, including With Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain and For All the Girls Ive Loved Before, his duet with Julio Iglesias. Tickets are $69. For more information or to order tickets, call 597-1900 or visit www.thephil. org. ArtWalk fills the Promenade at Bonita Country music icon Willie Nelson just added to the Phils lineup Willie NelsonCOURTESY PHOTO


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 A&E AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 Naples 239-591-0733 Sarasota 941-923-4455 Bonita Springs 239-948-7444 Close(Wells, selected calls, domestic beers and house wines.) FRIDAYSBIG ALS FISH FRYServed beer battered with pub fries and coleslaw9 OZ LOBSTER TAILserved with baked potato, veggie and salad$999 3pmClose$1999 3pmClose The month your birthday falls you get off your dinner entree every Monday that entire month! 3-Close (Valid ID required)BIRTHDAYSMONDAYSFAJITA-MARGARITAChoice of Steak or Chicken THURSDAYS3pm-Close$999 SATURDAYS4 COURSE DINNERSFeaturing Prime Rib of Beef Served with appetizer, salad and dessert.10 oz.only... $1299 4pm-CloseA FULL SLAB OF BABY BACK RIBSEnjoy a Full Slab of Baby Back Danish Ribs brushed with our Signature Whiskey BBQ, Crispy Fries and Homemade Coleslaw or Potato Salad.$999 only... ALL DAY EVERY DAY11am-Close STIMU-LUNCHSPECIALS!$499MON-FRI 11AM 3PM DINE IN ONLY!Smokers Welcome on Our Patios 1/2 PRICE PIZZA NIGHT TUESDAYS House Specialties tamales, salsa, guacamol and excellent desserts made fresh daily. 10823 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida 34108 239-597-5855with true Mexican dining your taste buds will love.Spoil Yourself BRING THIS AD FOR A FREE NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE OF YOUR CHOICE! Summer Hours:Monday-Closed Tues thru Thurs, 11 am -9 pm Fri & Sat, 11 am 10 pm Sun, Noon 8 pmReservations are not required but call aheads are welcome for 5 of more. Happy Hour every Friday & Saturday from 6 to 9pmfeaturing DJ Dave Devereaux Nightly drink & dining specials, dancing for your pleasure.A radio professional DJ FORT MYERS Next to Cru & Ulta outside the Bell Tower Shops, Suite 245 433-4700 BONITA Across from the Coffee Mill at the Promenade 949-4820 At Last! Celebrate Our Opening of our new location at the Bell Tower Shops with Wine & Appetizers catered by CruThursday, August 27th from 5:30-8pm Fort Myers location only! Many different drapery fabrics and bed coverings were decorated with pictures of famous men of the day. Some were made for political campaigns. A printed fabric of the Apothesis of Franklin that pictured both George Washington and Benjamin Franklin was made in 1785. Another showed William H. Harrison, a log cabin and other symbols from the 1840 campaign. Many fabrics of the late 1840s shows Zachary Taylor riding a horse. Fabrics were also made during the campaigns of Ulysses S. Grant (1868) and James Garfield (1880). Horace Greeley was suggested in a fabric decorated with rows of his hat, initials and pipe, but no picture. Many fabrics picturing past presidents and heroes were made in years celebrating worlds fairs and events like the countrys centennial and bicentennial. There was even a drapery fabric that pictured Charles Lindbergh and his plane after his successful 1927 flight. Many collectors tend to think designs and pictures of past events were made at the earliest possible date which would mean a fabric showing George Washington must have been made in 1776. Not true. Each national celebration seems to inspire both old and new designs related to U.S. history. Ms. Kovel answers your questions: Q: I have an eight-sided Dr. Cronk Sarsaparilla bottle and havent been able to find any information about it. Can you tell me anything? A: Dr. Cronk sarsaparilla beer was bottled in both stoneware and glass eight-sided bottles. All of the bottles, as well as Cronk bottles in other shapes, appear to date from the 1840s-60s. Some experts think the brand name Dr. Cronk, while originally used by a brewer named Cronk, was later licensed to various manufacturers and bottlers. A stoneware Cronk bottle in excellent condition sells for $50 or so. A glass bottle sells for at least 10 times as much. Q: I collect old school slates. I know they wrote on slates instead of paper in schools in past centuries. When did students stop using slates? A: Slate is still used as blackboards in many school buildings, although new rooms use painted or dry erase boards. Small pieces of slate, usually framed with wood and bound in red cord, were used by American students until about the 1880s. The cord binding helped keep the slate from making scratching noises when it was dragged across a desktop. Early slates were often marked with the owners initials. Slates for school children were still being sold in some areas in the 1930s. Q: What does the term blown out Fabrics depict American heroes, political campaignsKOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING terryKOVEL SEE KOVEL, C17


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C18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 10 Southwest Florida Locations To Find Your Makeover in Paradise Of cial salon of Hair Cut$35 Hair that Flamingo Vegas Style Games PROGRESSIVE Machines . NOW HERE! Drawing 4 Times Daily From Our Prize Wheel Wednesday Sunday Weekly Drawings for Visa Gift Card 7:30 & 9:00pm Friday Complimentary snack & beverages All Day Daily Jackpots Huge Weekly JackpotsFLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY 1. Kendell and Dellene Hasen 2. Mia, Jessica and Madelyn Painter 3. Katherine Richards with Toby, Becca and Emma Richards 4. Renata and Alberto Hernandez with daughters Annette and Natalie Hernandez 5. The party scene at Barnes & NobleA Fancy Nancy tea party at Barnes & NobleMARLA OTTENSTEIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 2 45 3 We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ See all the images from this event and more at Youvebeen shot!


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C19 FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY 1. Kathy Spalding, Bruce Conley and Scott Herstin 2. Rhona Saunders and Brad Heiges 3. Lori Fowler and Ed Wollman 4. Jack OBrien, Joel Kessler, Geraldine Martin, Joel and Stacy McEachern 5. Jon and Becky Zoler with Sandra and Reg Buxton 6. Joan Kessler, Emily Bua and Elaine FosterOpening reception at The von Liebig for artists Kathy Spalding and Joel McEachernLANE WILKINSON / THE VON LIEBIG ART CENTER 1 2 5 4 6 3 UPCOMING KEY WEST EVENTS GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN The Best Way to Travel to Key West 1-888-539-2628*Minimum 8 day advance pre-purchased ticket, non-refundable, no cash value, cannot be combined with other offers. Excludes weekend fee.Depart from Ft. Myers Beach $109*ROUND TRIPwith this adReg. $139August 28th: Kickoff for the King and Queen of Fantasy Fest August 31st: Dog Daze of Summer sponsored by AT&T We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@


C20 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYFLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY 1. Tyler Paine and Robert Koehler 2. Dr. Gregory Casey and Dr. Maryann Kriger 3. Cecilia Almeida and Lavigne Ann Kirkpatrick 4. Bella Frankline and Evelyn Sevilla 5-8. ModelsA Neighborhood Fashion Show at the SugdenAn evening to benefit the Neighborhood Health Clinic presented by Youth Leadership CollierPEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY NY WATER BOILED BAGELS On the corner of 7th Ave. N. and US 41272-0143 Daily Breakfast & Lunch SpecialsThe Quality You Expect, The Service You Deserve!BAGEL BREAKFASTBacon,Egg & Cheese$4496oz Burger with Fries& drinkwith Bacon, Ham or Sausage$650 We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 68 1 3 2 4


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C21 FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY 1. Model 2. Dr. Bill and Nancy Lascheid 3. Emcee 4. Jesse and Monika Haven 5. Donna MacNiven, Tiffany Lehman and Kiersten Lehman 6. Kimberly Centalonza, Kristin Guoan, Dalna Berrios and Gaby Passidomo 7. Kathryn and Peter Regala, Ali Keegan 8. Sarah Zion, Johnathan Wimberly, Laura ZionMore Neighborhood FashionsPEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 2 6 5 4 8 7 3We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@


C22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Sunday only Closed 300 Fifth Ave. South, Naples, FL 34102 239 262 4044$19prix xe menu (5pm to 6:30pm)prix xe menu (5pm to 6:30pm)$24 2 for 1Join us for Happy Hour (on selected drinks) Every day from 4 to 6 2 for 1 Happy Hour on selected drinks Every day from complimentary buffet &With 1234 8th St. South | Naples, FL 34102239.261.8239Delicious Dealsall Summer Long Choose 1 Appetizer, Entre & Glass of Wine From Select MenuFrom 5-6:30 PM|Open Tuesday SaturdayMenu Decouverte$23.95Visit us at for our summer specials. 1550 AIRPORT-PULLING ROAD N., NAPLES (239) 643-1559 Open 6 days a week Lunch 11 a.m. 4 p.m. Dinner 4 p.m. 10 p.m.Free Wi-Fi for our Patrons MONDAY RIBS THURSDAY PRIME RIB EARLY BIRD SPECIALS Monday-Thursday (4-6) Daily Lunch Specials Available until 8pm Celebrating 25 Years in Business Dine in Naples most unique atmosphere, Nostalgia reigns Supreme in this Delightful Eatery. Seafood, Steaks, Prime Rib, Soup & Salad bar, BBQ, Pasta Dishes, FULL LIQUOR BAR. Rockys Back!Come in and see the Bartenders! Wanda, Kim & Rocky!Here are capsule summaries of previously reviewed restaurants: Bha! Bha! A Persian Bistro, 847 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples; 594-5557 The promise of whats to come reveals itself as customers walk in the door and the scents of saffron, cinnamon, ginger and garlic waft over them. Chef/proprietor Michael Mir has created a bastion of fine hospitality and creative cuisine, with many recipes passed on by his Iranian mother. Among the highlights of dinner were haleem bademjune, a creamy concoction of eggplant, lentils, garlic and sour cream; plum lamb, spicy seafood gilani and squash jewel cake with apricots, prunes and mango sauce. There was belly dancing on the night I visited, which added another authentic note to this exotic, sensuous meal. Beer and wine served.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Blue Water Bistro, Coconut Point, 23151 Village Shops Way, Estero; 949-2583 The newest of the Culinary Concepts restaurants, Blue Water Bistro fits in well with the contemporary look and feel of Coconut Point. A casual bistro specializing in seafood, theres something for everyone on the menu. High points of a recent meal included craband lobster-stuffed pot stickers, crispy crunchy calamari, morning-after mussels, chicken limone and a delicious vegetable platter (create your own from the list of veggies and starches). Less successful was a nightly special, of three white fish that came devoid of sauce or color. Pineapple upside down cake with rum raisin ice cream ended the meal nicely. Full bar.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Naples Tomato, 14700 Tamiami Trail, Naples; 598-9800 A vast wine selection and a menu of American Neapolitan cuisine make this a justifiably popular establishment. I particularly like that the management buys its tomatoes from local farms and the kitchen makes its own pasta. The Real Deal Crab Cake appetizer is one of the best Ive had south of Baltimore and is worthy of its name. A pane cotto escarole, white beans, bread and Parmesan cheese was another great starter. The pasta sampler was a winner, with raviolinni in Bolognese sauce, lasagna and shrimp and vegetables over angel-hair pasta. Only the bland rainbow trout disappointed. For dessert, I can heartily recommend the Chocoholic, a warm chocolate cake with chocolate sauce and ice cream. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Noodle Saigon, 13500 Tamiami Trail North, Naples; 598-9400 This well-appointed but modest restaurant touts itself as the freshest and healthiest taste of Vietnam and I fully concur. The menu has lots of photos and descriptions, making ordering easy even for novices. For those who love pho thats not five-alarm hot, Noodle Saigon allows you to control the burn by adding the hot sauce yourself. Other noteworthy dishes include shrimp-filled summer rolls, a vegetarian salad (tastes far better than it sounds), a pan-fried crepe and rice noodles with seafood. All were wonderful, but its the pho, a soup thats a meal in itself, that was the star of the meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Sweet Mamas Island Cuisine, 336 Ninth St. North; Naples; 331-8509 Tucked between Leonis Pizza and Grouper and Chips lies this promising newcomer, an intimate, unfussy outpost of delicious Caribbean cooking presided over by chef/owner Sheraz Roobena Kahn. I enjoyed the jerk chicken, but both lamb and shrimp can be prepared with the same seasonings. Fried gator bites with calypso sauce were great starters. The standout of the meal was the snapper escoveitch, a tender, moist fish that doesnt appear to have sauce but is full of flavor from the marinade in which it soaked prior to cooking. A square of Coca-cola cake bore little resemblance to the fizzy drink but its chocolate layers, gooey chocolate icing, nuts and marshmallows made us wish wed ordered two pieces. Service often by Ms. Kahn herself is hospitable, and the relaxed dining pace a pleasant departure from the usual rush. Prices are astoundingly low. Food: Service: Atmosphere: PAST REPASTS Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYPomegranate lacquered barramundi sits atop a bed of saffron lentils with apricots, raisins and grilled vegetables.KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYSnapper escoveitch features pan-fried fish thats ultra-moist and full of flavor. KARENFELDMAN/FLORIDAWEEKLY


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 diningCALENDAR Thursday, Aug. 27, 6 p.m., Whole Foods: Chef David Schue of Naples Grande Beach Resort presides over a class on barbecue favorites, just in time for the Labor Day weekend; $5; 9101 Strada Place; 552-5100. Advance registration required. Thursday, Aug. 27, Two Brothers Baci: Comedienne Laurie Fondiler entertains during a dinner show; $40, Imperial Golf Course Blvd.; 5974800. Reservations requested. Saturday, Aug. 29, 7:3011:30 a.m., Third Street South: The weekly farmers market features local farmers, artisans, chefs and fishmongers selling a variety of goods; Third Street South and Gordon Drive; 434-6533. Saturday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m., Ridgway Bar & Grill: Chef/owner Tony Ridgway leads a class on soups, during which students will learn how to make 30-minute New England clam chowder and crab and corn chowder; $20; Third Street and 13 Ave. South; 2625500. Reservations required. Wednesday, Sept. 2, Norman Love Confections: Learn how to create scooped and cut cookies under the supervision of professional pastry chefs; $95, 11380 Lindbergh Blvd., Fort Myers; 561-7215. Saturday, Sept. 5, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Third Street South: The weekly farmers market features local farmers, artisans, chefs and fishmongers selling a variety of goods; Third Street South and Gordon Drive; 434-6533. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 10 a.m., Roys: The restaurants chefs will demonstrate how to prepare a variety of dishes; $40, includes lunch; Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26831 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs; 498-7687; and 475 Bayfront Place, Naples; 261-1416. Saturday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m., Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa: The 20th annual March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction features food from a dozen area chefs along with dancing, silent and live auctions; $125, 17260 Harbour Pointe Drive, Fort Myers; 433-3463. Submit event listings to Cuisine@ s n ca uc H ar F or t FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE karenFELDMAN The Time for Lunch campaign launched by Slow Food USA aims to focus the nations attention on the state of school lunches this Labor Day. Whole Foods Market and Slow Food Southwest Florida have teamed up for the Time for Lunch Eat-In, set for 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7, at Whole Foods in Naples. Whole Foods will offer a dinner and dessert buffet in the caf. A donation of $10 is requested. That money will be divided between the School Lunch Revolution and Slow Food Southwest Floridas mini-grant program to promote school and community gardens. The School Lunch Revolution aims to develop a Web site to help schools replace processed foods with fresh, natural ones. Slow Food Southwest Florida is the local chapter of the national non-profit organization aimed at promoting sustainable agriculture, fair wages for farm workers, healthier eating and the enjoyment of dining with family and friends. Whole Foods is at 9101 Strada Place, Naples. Call (239) 552-5100. For more information on Slow Food, visit www., or check it out on Facebook.Familiar face returns to regionChef Martin Murphy returns to the Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center on U.S. 41 in Bonita Springs this fall. Mr. Murphy became a well-known and beloved chef in the area, first at the former Blue Pepper Market, where he both cooked and led cooking classes, then at Robb & Stucky, where he opened the culinary center in 2005. In February 2008, he and his family moved to Lyme, N.H., where Mr. Murphy headed up the kitchen of Stellas Italian Market & Restaurant. The family had wanted to return to New England, where they were from. But Mr. Murphy apparently had deeper roots in Southwest Florida than hed thought and he wound up working much longer hours at his northern gig. Hell be back at the culinary center in Bonita Springs in October. This time, hell be the primary owner as well as the executive chef, working for himself rather than for KitchenAid. Expect lots of classes, wine dinners and other special events.Bamboo Caf pays homage to ChildThe Bamboo Caf kicks off four weeks of meals that honor the culinary contributions of Julia Child. The series, called Thursdays with Julia and Julius, features three-course meals inspired by the French techniques brought to America by the legendary chef. Julia Child is and has always been my inspiration and mentor, says Bamboo Caf co-owner Lisa Kelly Boet. In honor of the fifth anniversary of her death at age 91 in August 2004, Bamboo Caf presents a series of evenings featuring tribute meals to her. The cafs chef, Julius Minarik, will create the meals and discuss the food tableside. This weeks menu includes Provencal soupe au pistou, coq au vin and apple clafouti tarte. Its $24.95 plus $10 for two glasses of paired wines. The other three dinners will take place on subsequent Thursdays. Buy all four three-course dinners for $85 per person. Bamboo Caf is at 755 12th Avenue S. Call 643-6177 for reservations. Grilling maestro gets folks fired up about barbecueBy day, Emmett Todd delivers packages for UPS. On weekends, hes the guru of the grill, delivering lessons aimed at helping others become barbecue masters in their own right. Mr. Todd, with an assist from his wife, Jessica, teaches Backyard BBQ School. I love the topic, he says. Its my passion. He holds class once a month at Lakes Park in south Fort Myers. Over five hours, students learn about tools and fuels and how to use them, the history and regional influences of barbecue, cuts of meat, basic sauces and rubs and proper cooking techniques. The day culminates with what Mr. Todd calls the Q de gras a feast featuring the ribs and mojo chicken cooked during the class as well as traditional fixings, such as potato salad, cole slaw and baked beans. We stuff you full of barbecue, he says. According to Mr. Todd, his journey into barbecue mastery began by suffering and humiliating myself and my family. After a lot of trial and error, he started to get the hang of it, then attended a class. As he sat there, it occurred to him that he could do it better and offer people a less expensive cooker than those being sold there for upwards of $3,000. He founded Backyard BBQ School in January 2008.The cost of the class is $65, including lunch. If they choose, students can also order custom-made barbecue pits, which Mr. Todd will create and install for about $1,000 each. Or, if you want him to do the cooking, hes also a licensed caterer and can provide a grilled feast for up to 200 people.Theres a special interaction, an intimacy involved when you have people sitting down and sharing a meal, especially if they can relate while cooking, too, he says. I believe its God given. It makes us feel a little better, makes problems go away for a while. I think its awesome. Id like to see more people slow down, tend a fire and eat some barbecue. The next class is Saturday, Sept. 26, and is limited to 16 participants. For more information, contact Mr. Todd at 822-1088 or check out his Web site, and goings Patrics, previously on Davis Boulevard, has teamed up with and reopened at The Cookie Jar, 1485 Pine Ridge Road, serving breakfast and lunch from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Breakfasts include homemade muffins, omelettes, skillets, stuffed French toast and homemade grilled breads. Lunch (which starts at 11 a.m.) includes grilled portobello sandwiches, smoked salmon BLT, fresh pulled mozzarella salad, fried green tomatoes and Garys cheesecake bananas Foster. Free wireless Internet is available. Call 304-9754. Blue Martini has opened at Mercado, with a menu that offers 25 martinis, among many other cocktails, along with shrimp martinis, miniature martini lamb chops, lobster tacos, flatbreads and other chic munchies. Its a sleek and sophisticated setting for mixing and mingling. Its at 9114 Strada. Call 591-2583. Shrimp Shack has closed at Royal Palm Square in Fort Myers but will open a branch at the Shoppes at Pelican Landing in Bonita Springs, where Cheeburger Cheeburger used to be. Its expected to open in early September. Mile High Burger has moved from the Sunshine Plaza to Center of Bonita Springs Plaza, into the space occupied by Pinchers Crab Shack before it moved to its current, larger location. On hiatus: Stoneys Steakhouse at Bayfront Place will be on vacation Sept. 7-30. School lunches focus of Labor Day eat-in at Whole FoodsKAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYEmmett Todd demonstrates how to cook ribs during the most recent session of his Backyard BBQ School at Lakes Park in Fort Myers. KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYChef Martin Murphy COURTESY PHOTOJulia Child Norman Love Confections Comedienne Laurie Fondiler

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