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ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 PETS OF THE WEEK A22 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B8 & 9 REAL ESTATE B11 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 FILM REVIEW C11 SOCIETY C27, 28 & 29 CUISINE C31 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. II, No. 30 FREE WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 POSTAL CUSTOMER DATED MATERIAL REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: APRIL 29, 2010 Florida Weekly wins state awards for writing, designNifty ftyFlorida Weekly received more awards than any other newspaper in the Florida Press Associations 2009 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest. Contest organizers announced the winners last week. General excellence, overall graphic design and community service were among the categories where the newspaper garnered accolades. Florida Weekly received 18 awards in total, more than any other competing paper. What sets us apart from other newspapers in Florida is that were committed to good writing, good story-telling and great design, said Florida Weekly Executive Editor Jeffrey Cull. To achieve that, we hired the best writers, editors and page designers we could find. While these awards are nice, they just confirm what we already know. The design staff was recognized for its work in general while Presentation Editor Eric Raddatz was awarded for front-page makeup. We work very hard to give readers an appealing product every week, said Florida Weekly Creative Director Jim Dickerson. The production staff is talented, tireless and committed to quality. These awards are a credit to their work. Florida Weeklys writers were represented in various categories. Bill Cornwell won in the feature category for his story Evil, a haunting account of one of Southwest Floridas most disturbing criminals of all time. Artis Henderson and Nancy Stetson earned awards for humorous column and criticism, respectively. Evan Williams won for business and education writing while Roger Williams took awards for best news story and outdoor writing. The father and son team also won for community service writing. The Florida Press Associations Better Weekly Newspaper Awards are open to monthly, semi-monthly, weekly, semi-weekly, and tri-weekly newspaper members. The work was published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2009.Florida Weekly publishes weekly newspapers in Greater Fort Myers, Greater Naples and Punta Gorda/ southern Charlotte County with a combined circulation of more than 55,000. Other local winners included the Fort Myers Beach Observer and the Island Reporter on Sanibel, each with one award. T REALLY DOES TAKE A VILLAGE. For nearly 50 years, Fun Time Early Childhood Academy, in the heart of Naples River Park neighborhood, has proven just that, providing low-cost childcare and preschool education for low-income working families. Started in 1961 by a group of schoolteachers and members of the African American community, the center has grown from a babysitting service housed in a small classroom in the all-black Carver School to an acclaimed educational program that prepares a multicultural student body for success in kindergarten. Its been a big part of the River Park community, says Alma Cambridge, the centers first director and one of its founders. Most of the young people in the black community have gone to Fun Time.From education to oatmealNaples native Alma Williams joined the Fun Times staff as a teacher right out of high school. She celebrated her 40th anniversary there last summer. Its one of the first jobs I applied for after graduating from Naples High And tasty, tooWork up an appetite in time for the 27th annual Taste of Collier coming Sunday. C1 Bark in the ParkPeople and their pooches populate Fleischmann Park for Humane Society Naples. A14 Executive MBAFGCU program takes professionals to the next level. B1 Leading the wayLeadership Collier celebrates Class of 2010 graduation. B8 BY NANCI THEORETSpecial to Florida Weekly Fun Time Early Childhood Academy gears up for a golden milestone We have many generations of Fun Time families. Its an icon in our community. We have a maxedout waiting list.' Franny Kain, executive directorPEGGY FARREN/ FLORIDA WEEKLYFun and games happen alongside important preparation for kindergarten at Fun Time.KAIN SEE FIFTY, A8 I

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Call pool guys to install auto-fill -lost too much water last year!! 5. Talk to lawn man about summer maintenance plan 6. Get another price on re-finishing marble floors (1st guy too high) 7. Call electrician (AGAIN!) about back-up generator quoteCALL TOTALCARE!! He finally did it last week, and without much fanfare dead plus 100, and still walking among us. Thats quite a trick for anybody and I dont plan on performing it anytime soon. You die, and then 100 years later somebody writes something about you in Florida Weekly, which is an extraordinary honor, or in The New York Times (Tom Wolfe, Sunday, April 25), which is ok if you care about that sort of thing. Youre still current, in other words, whether you retain any voltage or not. Incredible! Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain, died on April 21, 1910, in Redding, Conn., way up in Yankee land. More importantly, he was born in Florida. The place contained a hundred people and I increased the population by 1 per cent, he once noted. It is more than many of the best men in history could have done for a town. It may not be modest in me to refer to this, but it is true. There is no record of a person doing as much not even Shakespeare. But I did it for Florida, and it shows that I could have done it for any place even London, I suppose. He did it for Florida, Mo., that is, way out in the show-me state and not far from Hannibal, where he famously spent most of his boyhood. There, he set his peerless duet of American novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. When Mark Twain first appeared in Florida as the 101st person, on Nov. 30, 1835, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams had only been dead nine years (they died within hours of each other on July 4, 1826). By the time he departed the American scene in possession of a prominent seat on the history train, Henry Ford was building cars, the Wright Brothers were flying planes, and the 93,000 Americans who remain alive to this day as centenarians more than 3,000 in Florida, alone, according to Census Bureau estimates were busy coming into the world. Mr. Twain brought three things to his brash and brawny young country: flesh, blood and a very big mouth. Im using very big mouth here as a cast-net euphemism. He had a poets gift for language, a philosophers gift for rational thought, and the gift of a skeptic to suss out con artists, arrogant elitists, pretenders, bigots, hypocrites, tyrants, false preachers and purveyors of superstition faster than you can cross the Mississippi at Lake Itasca, where its about 3 feet wide.He was none of those things himself, except in comedy and a strong case can be made that Mark Twain remains Americas single greatest stand-up comedian. Or perhaps he was just a little of all those things, a man who understood how they all worked and was willing to show us a Wizard of Oz perfectly happy to toss back the curtain, throw open the gates, and reveal the tricks. Dont tell fish stories where the people know you, he advised us because he understood that none of us is too good to benefit from the wisdom. But particularly, dont tell them where they know the fish. He started his career, Tom Wolfe reports, by burning up the 19th century lecture circuit after publishing his first short stories in 1865, set in Nevada and the West. He brought to public speaking and storytelling all the fervor of an impassioned man of God but a man of God dressed in a comedy club routine and polished off by a great deal of reading. Mr. Twain educated himself in public libraries, mostly, which is why he would later comment, I never let school interfere with my education.Instead, however, he was an impassioned man of the people, who could tolerate their weaknesses and foibles while simultaneously delivering a ceaseless and caustic commentary about their foolishness.He frequently offered advice to the very fools he panned, no doubt expecting and hoping that no one would take it. Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt, he said a comment that might have served me well on a number of occasions in this column space, if I had just been wise enough to heed it. In particular, Mark Twain was a ferociously irreverent critic of religion. But thats not quite accurate. He understood, I think, that religions are made up of people, and people are made up of imperfections, especially people who go around telling everybody else how to behave and what to think or believe.It aint those parts of the Bible that I cant understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand, he admitted. He could also wonder sarcastically, Who prays for Satan? Who, in 18 centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?And though he shunned formal religion, he wasnt above employing God to needle boneheads. In the first place, God made idiots, he observed. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. If God wasnt available at the moment, he relied on facts, more or less. It could probably be shown by facts and figures, that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress. His thinking seems to be ageless which suggests that he isnt really gone, even though he came and went with Halleys Comet. The famous comet arrived and departed at the time of Mark Twains birth, in Florida, in 1835, and it returned again to make its closest approach to earth one day after his death, in 1910. Strangely, he had predicted that outcome the year before. The Almighty has said, no doubt: Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together. But never mind what the Almighty said. Mark Twain once said, Rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated. (He delivered the comment in a telegram from Europe after his obituary wrongly appeared in an American newspaper). One hundred years later, that seems undeniably true. COMMENTARY Dead Florida boy makes good rogerWILLIAMS


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PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 PublisherShelley Lundslund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Pamela V. Krol Peg Goldberg Longstreth Jim McCracken Kelly Merrit Alysia Shivers Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Dennis Goodman Charlie McDonald Jim McLaughlin Marla OttensteinCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comProduction ManagerKim Boone kboone@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersAmanda Hartman Jon Colvin Paul HeinrichCirculation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationPaul Neumann Gregory Tretwold David Anderson Carl FundAccount ExecutivesNicole Masse Sandy Rekar Cori Higgins Business Office ManagerKelli CaricoSales and Marketing AssistantKim RiggiePublished 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 2010 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 April 29, 1986, in a game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park, Roger Clemens of the Boston Red Sox becomes the first pitcher in Major League Baseball to strike out 20 batters in a nine-inning game. Ten years later, Clemens repeated the feat, the only player in baseball history to do so. On April 30, 1789, George Washington is sworn in as the first American president and delivers the first inaugural speech, at Federal Hall in New York City. Observers noted that Washington fidgeted while he reiterated the mixed emotions of anxiety and honor he felt in assuming the role of president. On May 1, 1926, Ford Motor Company becomes one of the first companies in America to adopt a five-day, 40-hour week for workers. Manufacturers all over the country soon followed Fords lead, and the Monday-to-Friday workweek became standard practice. On May 2, 1933, the modern legend of the Loch Ness Monster is born when a sighting makes local news in the Scottish Highlands. The Inverness Courier newspaper related an account of a local couple who claimed to have seen an enormous animal rolling and plunging on the surface. Scholars of the Loch Ness Monster find a dozen references to Nessie in Scottish history, dating back to around 500 A.D. On May 3, 1933, James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, is born. Brown did his first gospel singing while in prison, and he impressed the warden and the Georgia State Parole Board with his seriousness of purpose enough to win his release after only three years of an 8-to16-year sentence. On May 4, 1970, in Kent, Ohio, National Guardsmen fire their weapons at a group of antiwar demonstrators on the Kent State University campus, killing four people, wounding eight and permanently paralyzing another. In 1974, a federal court dropped all charges levied against the Ohio National Guardsmen. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell met with two dozen top Wall Street executives recently and got his marching orders: Just say no to any new regulations designed to prevent another Great Recession, the worst economic calamity since the Great Depression in the 1930s. But something happened soon afterward. Faced with the politically tough strategy of defending Wall Street amid widespread public anger, McConnell stepped back and has begun talking about how a bipartisan bill to regulate Wall Street is likely to emerge from the Senate. I bet he got some strong advice from fellow Republicans, especially those facing re-election in November, along this line: This is not a great time for Republicans to be in bed with Wall Street, their natural constituency. And I can imagine that the mail and phone calls from constituents made it clear to McConnell that he was on the wrong side of the Wall Street issue, especially in the aftermath of the Securities and Exchange Commission charges against Goldman Sachs for its double dealing. The SEC may not win its legal case against Goldman, but Goldman has certainly lost its luster in the court of public opinion as the result of the charges and the apparent facts that underlie them. It was certainly timely for the SEC to go after Goldman Sachs just as Congress was taking up financial-reform legislation. Perhaps the Goldman Sachs fiasco will reignite voter rage over the greed and the Wild West mentality that anything goes on Wall Street, as long as you dont get caught. I grew up in the Depression and saw big men selling apples on the corner, men and women huddled against the terrible cold, scrounging to buy coal to heat their homes. There was hunger and hopelessness and much sacrifice. President Franklin D. Roosevelt did not hesitate to act. He drew political support for his sweeping legislative program by capitalizing on Wall Streets bad name. In his 1933 Inaugural Address (best known for the Fear itself sequence), Roosevelt zeroed in on Wall Street excesses. The practices of the unscrupulous money-changers stand indicted in the court of public opinion, rejected by the hearts and minds of men, FDR proclaimed. They know only the rules of a generation of self-seekers. They have no vision, and when there is no vision, the people perish. The money-changers have fled from their high seats in the temple of our civilization. We may now restore that temple to the ancient truths. I have to pinch myself every now and then to remember that it really is true: Nothing has been done to prevent the kind of financial meltdown that began three years ago. Nothing. I blame the cowards in Congress for failing to act during this time. And I assign partial fault to Obama for not putting financial reform higher on his agenda. The time to act is now. And Congress and Obama need to act with courage and toughness. Its time to stand up to Wall Street. helenTHOMAS Special to Florida Weekly Time to stand up to Wall StreetOPINION Nearly everyone understands that his taxes just went up. President Barack Obama wont admit it, although he must suffer from a guilty conscience. He uncorked a rambling, defensive 17-minute-long answer in response to a question at a town-hall meeting about new taxes in the healthcare bill, complaining about a whole lot of misinformation without citing any. In his cascade of words, Obama didnt get around to mentioning the $500 billion in new taxes during the first 10 years of the health bill. And they are merely a prelude. It doesnt take an economist to understand what public debt at Greece-like levels of 90 percent of GDP by 2020 inevitably portends. Nor to realize the effects of the yawning disconnect between federal spending at 24 percent of GDP and revenue at 19 percent of GDP. Nor to understand the most basic of all budgetary concepts that the bill, after the fizzy party, after all the huzzahs over making history, always comes due, and with interest. This is why the country has a roiling tax revolt prior to the imposition of any significant tax increases. The tea-party movement is an act of pre-emption, based on the simple calculation that higher spending eventually means higher taxes. For all the tsk-tsking about its supposed irresponsibility, the movement is attuned to the future in a way that the president who hopes to evade or hide the consequences of his budgetary choices for as long as possible is not. Obama has always been happy to boast that hell let the Bush tax cuts on high-end earners expire at the end of this year. This blow for justice will raise less than $700 billion over 10 years, or only enough to cover about half of the budget deficit this year alone. Obama will need more, and hes not going to get it all from the rich. The lefts image of the U.S. tax code as a predatory tool of the wealthy is a Michael Moore fantasy. The Associated Press reported recently that 47 percent of U.S. households dont pay federal income taxes at all. Either their incomes are too low, or their liability is wiped out by sundry credits, deductions and exemptions. A Tax Foundation study finds that the bottom 60 percent of American families will as a group receive more in government spending than they pay in taxes. No wonder Obama has now declared himself agnostic on his 2008 blood oath not to raise taxes on households making less than $250,000 (already violated at the margins) and his advisers float a European-style value-added tax, a broad-based tax on consumption. Hell have to go where the rest of the money is. I like to pay taxes, Oliver Wendell Holmes famously said. With them I buy civilization. With ours, we will buy a misbegotten stimulus program, bailouts, runaway entitlements, a costly new health-care program and a federal government where incontinence is a perpetual pre-existing condition. No matter what your tax bill this year, dont worry itll go higher. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.The pre-emptive tax revolt RICH LOWRY _________________________Special to Florida Weekly


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PAGE 6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 15 MINUTES Protecting and promoting local history is her passionIf the South is the Bible belt, then I was born right on the buckle, Lois Bolin proudly declares about her South Carolina roots. As the director of Naples Backyard History, Ms. Bolin knows well the importance of place in the development of both individual and community character. NBYH is the educational arm of Naples Cultural Landscape, a fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County, To a large degree, we are where we come from, she says, adding that the shared stories and collective experiences of the people and places that we see every day bind us as members of a community, in ways that resonate for generations. These are the things that connect children to the town where they grew up. Cultural amnesia, she believes, is a dangerous affliction. The faster we move in todays world, the faster we get away from who we are as a community and even as a country. Everything grows out of identity. With this in mind, and with the desire to protect, preserve and promote all that is best about Naples and Collier County history, Ms. Bolin partnered with community steward Laverne Norris Gaynor in 2007 to found Naples Cultural Landscape and the affiliated NBYH. Their goal was to organize our treasured past in to a fluid story that people could understand and continue to take part in. Everything we do today is tomorrows history, says Ms. Bolin. Everyone here contributes to our communitys colorful, ongoing narrative. Lately, thanks to the efforts of NBYH, history seems to be popping up all over the place. Since 2007, the organization has opened several mini-museums to showcase rotating exhibits of photos, artwork, relics and other items that have contributed to the making of the county. Among these is a spot in Tin City that highlights the history of Naples working waterfront. After checking out the display, visitors are encouraged to stroll beneath the nearby Gordon River Bridge to the mini-museum at Bayfront, where they can learn about the Everglades and the building of the Tamiami Trail. Ms. Bolin is also working with community leaders and local businesses to develop the Heritage Trail, an initiative to link the community to its local history at key points along State Road 29 from the Naples Pier to Immokalee. Understanding how we got where we are today helps us make better decisions about where were going, she says. To aid in that process, she is dedicated to helping kids form a connection to the area. Last year she registered Collier County to take part in the statewide Florida History Fair for middle and high school students. This year a number of local students took part at the county level, and 14 were selected to proceed to the state finals in Tallahassee coming up May 2-4. The kids loved it, and their presentations were remarkable, she says. Successful students at the statewide event will advance to the National History Fair finals held in June in Washington, D.C. May is a big month for local history. Its Naples History Month, and NBYH has numerous activities planned to help make people aware of the areas rich past. The events are designed to pay tribute to each specific area that makes up the Heritage Trail. The goal is for people to be able to not only see and learn about the places that are a part of our history, but also to interact with these places and, in that sense, to become a part of the countys continuing story, Ms. Bolin says. (For a full list, visit www. or call 5942978.) Ms. Bolin also believes a regions history can contribute significantly to its economic prosperity. Research has shown that people are attracted to culturally interesting places and authentic experiences when they travel for pleasure, as well as when choosing places to live and work. We have a wonderful and richly-layered history here, says Ms. Bolin. All we have to do is help people to learn about it. A Naples resident who holds a masters degree in education as well as a Ph.D. from Walden University in Minnesota, Ms. Bolin is also Florida Weeklys Undercover Historian and an active public speaker. Next month she will give a talk on the economic value of local history toward community sustainability at the Society of Florida Archivists annual meeting in Tampa.The history of a region is what makes it unique, she says. Those who live here recognize that theres no other place in the world like Naples. Knowing the history of our community helps us all to understand why. BY PAMELA V. KROL____________________Special to Florida Weekly For Promotional Use only. Please see official Service Agreement for details. Service That Works. Service That Award Winner 2009For a low annual fee, service calls, parts and labor are FREE on air conditioning & major appliance repairs.Dont Delay, Call Today!Toll Free 1-800-433-9740 Ext. 2 Collier County 597-1602 Ext. 2 A Home-Tech Service Agreement... COURTESY PHOTOLois Bolin


WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NEWS A7 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SEE IT! LEARN IT! BE THE FIRST TO KNOW!Free Seminars By The Experts OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Poggenpohl Walker Zanger Maxalto Strauss Roche Bobois Apostol Gallery Baker Lee Jofa45 SHOWROOMS OPENFor a schedule of upcoming events visit our website at Trade showroom hours s Saturday, May 1 at 2 p.m. Renovation: Generic Versus the Seed to Design Saturday, May 1 at 2 p.m. Moxie, Mojo and Magnetism RSVP is greatly appreciated. Call (239) 390-8207. A revised Collier County Animal Control ordinance goes into effect Saturday, May 1, with many regulation changes the public must learn. Changes adopted in the ordinance include allowing registered caregivers to trap-neuter-return feral cats to their colonies; establishing animal tethering restrictions along with a formula to calculate the proper amount of space for dog enclosures; and replacing the threeperson Dangerous Dog panel with the special magistrate for appeals hearings. Dogs in Collier County can no longer be chained and left alone. Only healthy dogs 6 months or older can be tethered, and there are a number of regulations that pet owners must meet. Tethering regulations include a responsible party being outside at all times with the animal and with the animal in line of sight. The reason for this change is to ensure dogs are cared for and not just left outside without food or water, and making sure they have human interaction can actually help the animals behavior improve, Amanda Townsend, director of Collier County Domestic Animal Services, says. Other safety precautions include using a tether that has swivels on both ends and that is at least five times the length of the dogs body. Dogs must have access at all times to shade, ample fresh drinking water and dry ground. An animal cannot be tethered during extreme weather conditions. Full enforcement of the new rules starts the first week of May, coinciding with Be Kind to Animals Week. The group Dogs Deserve Better is working with DAS to assist pet owners in transitioning animals that are chained and left alone during the day to become indoor animals. Many times pet owners chain animals for behavior issues such as housebreaking or jumping, and Dogs Deserve Better and DAS are working to educate pet owners. Violators of the ordinance can be fined $107 for the first violation. For more information, call 252-PETS (7387). New rules for pet owners include tethering guidelinesPlatinum Coast Dance Company is choreographing Unleashed, a variety dance show to benefit Collier County Domestic Animal Services. The performance will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at the Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. Dance company owner Michele Ryan, a volunteer with DAS, came up with the idea for the show as a way to boost the coffers of the trust fund that pays for medical needs of the shelters animals. Ms. Ryan and her dance students will perform along with guest dancers Mac McCord, Jennifer Schooley and The Calendar Girls, a nonprofit dance team made up of women 50 and older. DJ Kevin Smith from Florida Talent will provide the music. DAS staff and volunteers will perform a line dance to the song Hound Dog. Gift certificates donated by area business will be raffled off. Admission is $5 per person or a donation of an item for the shelter. For more information, call Ms. Ryan at Platinum Coast Dance Company, 262-1748. Unleashed variety show will benefit DAS

PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 School, she says. Its been amazing to watch these children grow up. Several generations of children have come through Fun Time, and I see some of the kids who are now lawyers and art connoisseurs. Our parents always give Fun Time credit. Theyll say its because their kids got their beginning here. Ms. Williams, who teaches the 2-to4-year-old group, stays in touch with several former students and often sees their parents at the grocery store and other places around town. Theyll tell me, Miss Alma, my child is now 13 years old and a straight-A student, she says. That makes me feel really good. Another student whos now 22 says I always made the best oatmeal in town. Although Fun Time has always had an educational focus teachers have been members of the staff since its opening today it is offers one of the best preschool educations in Collier County. Children come here and they cant speak English, says board member Delores Sorey. Within a month, theyre speaking English. The teachers and staff do such an amazing job to get these little children learning and participating. Last years 5-year-old students scored within the top 20 percent of all Collier County kindergarteners up from the class of 2008s top third posting. That shows that were making a huge difference in the public schools, says Executive Director Franny Kain. That our kids can march in right to the top 20 percent saves the school system mega bucks.The early daysBack in the 1960s during segregation, River Park was a predominantly black community, one where mothers worked once tourist season arrived. They worked in hotels, as chambermaids and in kitchens, or as migrant help in the fields during Floridas winter harvest. We noticed that the older girls were missing a lot of school, says Mrs. Cambridge. They had to stay home to babysit their younger brothers and sisters. We needed to keep these kids in the loop to keep up with their schoolwork. The community rallied to establish the Fun Time Nursery, and the name was eventually changed to reflect its educational mission. Staffed by volunteers, among them teachers, the nursery opened with 12 children and offered two meals and snacks daily. Food and financial contributions were donated by local churches, individual supporters and the state. The center was also one of the first Collier County organizations to receive funding from The United Way a commitment that continues today. The Naples Womans Club contributed quite a bit, says Mrs. Cambridge. We were very fortunate that people really joined in. The school and the churches played a central role in the community. According to archives, Fun Time remained segregated until 1965, when teacher Pat Schultheis joined the staff and brought her son. The following decade it relocated to a double-wide trailer, where it continued to operate until January 2009, when it moved into a brand new, 8,000-square-foot building just across from the trailer. It had a playground and other kids. What more do you need? says Rufino Hernandez, who attended Fun Time in the 1970s and returned to Naples seven years ago to open The Garden District, an upscale boutique specializing in outdoor furniture and accessories. I remember Mrs. Cambridge. She was a loving, welcoming spirit. I was always excited to go because of that playground. Mr. Hernandez, named one the centers distinguished alumni for its 50th anniversary next year, grew up with many of those children and still stays in touch with some of his Fun Time friends.Wilma and financial woesHurricane Wilma and lingering financial troubles packed a one-two punch four years ago. The storm blew the roof off of the double-wide. That gave us the impetus to get out there, get money and get moving, says Sue Manion, who serves as board of director co-chair with her husband, Peter. Fun Time was close to going out of business. It had been in Naples at that point for 45 years serving the River Park neighborhood and beyond. It was definitely worth saving. The Manions reached out to their friends, casting the safety net to a larger group of potential supporters, including Mrs. Sorey and her husband, John. We felt like Fun Time was too important to the city to lose, says Mrs. Sorey. Its a safe and wonderful place for children. Working mothers are always concerned about where theyre placing their children while they work. Among their first moves were hiring Ms. Kain, a former teacher, who joined the staff in December 2006, and tapping into funding to build a new center. The city gave us funds for new roof so we could hold it together, says Mrs. Manion. We built a new board and went out and raised money a series of grants and FEMA money because of the condition of the trailer. The Community Foundation of Collier County and United Way helped us through hard times. The rest was raised through the Naples Children & Education Fund, block grants, contributions from the Martin and Frey foundations, and private donations. The new building houses six classrooms and boasts two playgrounds. Its expanded space allowed the center to increase enrollment to 80 students, ages 1 to 5, who today represent a multicultural mix all the shades God created, says Ms. Kain. The majority qualify for financial assistance. Some still walk with their parents from their River Park homes; others come from as far away as Golden Gate. We have many generations of Fun Time families, says Ms. Kain. Its an icon in our community. We have a maxed-out waiting list. It would have been upsetting if Fun Time closed, adds Ms. Williams. We would have lost our jobs, but the children really would have been the ones hurting. Even with all the safeguards in place, funding Fun Times $1 million budget is always a fiscal challenge. It costs $260 a week to educate a child at the preschool, yet some parents pay as little as $6 a week for their children to attend. State and federal childcare and education monies contribute about $500,000 to the annual budget. We have to find $500,000 every year to subsidize the children, says Ms. Kain. Its a huge nut to crack every fiscal year. The remainder is raised through year-to-year commitments from various groups and foundations, grants, private donors and an annual appeal sources impacted by the current economic situation. The Play Date gala, Fun Times annual February fundraiser, also helps defray operating costs. Its enormously successful, which shows the community appreciates Fun Time and knows the importance of keeping it in operation to serve deserving children and families in Naples, Mrs. Sorey says. A golden momentAs part of next years golden anniversary, the center is working on creating an endowment fund and will focus on how Fun Time has shaped the lives of thousands of Naples children for 50 years. The Fun Time story will be told through its alumni, former students who will share their experiences for a 50th birthday video to be debuted at the 2011 Play Date fundraiser. Alumni who would like to participate are asked to call the center at 261-8284. We want to ensure Fun Time is here another 50 years, says Ms. Kain. FIFTYFrom page 1 >> Those were the days To help celebrate its 50th year in 2011, Fun Time Early Childhood Academy is seeking grownups whose education began at the beloved preschool. Whether you attended 15 years ago or 49, your participation in a video project and other golden anniversary events is most welcome. Call Franny Kain, executive director, at 261-8284. in the know PEGGY FARREN/ FLORIDA WEEKLYSpontaneous gymnastics is part of the fun on the state-of-the-art playground. FILE PHOTOBoard co-chair Sue Manion, left, and board member Delores Sorey at this years Follow the Yellow Brick Road Play Date for Fun Time. It had a playground and other kids. What more do you need? I remember Mrs. Cambridge. She was a loving, welcoming spirit. I was always excited to go because of that playground. Rufino Hernandez


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So began my business education during my highschool years from my Aunt Mozel, a no-nonsense Scots-Irish woman who understood business and that success was bassed on building trusting relationships. Later in my life, another mentor, someone skilled in international marketing, told me: Testing your idea against the forces of the marketplace will tell you if your idea is any good. While Mr. Edisons quote is more inspirational, and not as between-theeyes as those of my personal mentors, the inventors wisdom underscores why some long-standing Old Naples traditions were (and still are) great ideas. The month of May alone has some of our communitys most time-honored traditions, including the 41st annual Cambier Tennis Tournament, the 27th annual Taste of Collier and the 34th annual Great Dock Canoe Race. The tennis competition is under way all month long at Cambier Park, while Taste of Collier takes place Sunday, May 2, at Bayfront and the canoe race makes a splash Saturday, May 8, at Crayton Cove. One of our newest traditions, Naples History Month, also takes place in May. Like the aforementioned events, it was designed for people who call Naples home (although visitors are more than welcome to celebrate our heritage and participate in History Month programs and activities)..Sowing the seeds of traditionMay in some circles is known as the month of Maia, in honor of the good goddess of spring, who was so good that she was celebrated on the first and the 15th of the month. We like that tradition and will keep it alive this year. On Saturday, May 1, we have the opening of the Pioneering Matriarchs Photographic Exhibit at the Heritage Trail Museum at Bayfront. Two weeks later, on Saturday, May 15, well celebrate the patrons who brought to life the Working Waterfront Museum and the families who brought life to the waterfront at Tin City. The later celebration takes place from 6-10 p.m. and includes an old-fashioned dance and barbecue in the Tin City parking lot where fishing boats were repaired in the 1920s. While weve been testing the forces of the marketplace to see if Naples History Month would hold value in the community, several collaborative partnerships have been forged (which would make my Aunt Mozel very happy). These partnerships will display their tributes to local history throughout May. The city of Naples is hosting its first local history tribute featuring our first mayor, Speed Menefee The 15-Minute Mayor, whose grandma (a coconut head) was his confident. On display at City Hall will be Mayor Menefees painting along with other historical archives from Art Ullmann, Naples Backyard History and City Historian Doris Reynolds. Phil Fishers The History of Old Naples exhibit at his eponymous gallery in Crayton Cove and Natalie Guess Welcome to My World exhibit at the Guess-Fisher Gallery on Fifth Avenue South were already in the works for Naples History Month when we called to ask for their participation. Visit Mr. Fishers gallery on any Saturday evening to experience an atmosphere reminiscent of the jovial community gatherings that used to happen around the Back Bay (and still do). Gallery One on Third Street South, well known for its creative Christmas window displays, has quickly earned the reputation of one of our most creative community collaborators. This spirit will be obvious throughout Naples History Month in the gallerys window displays honoring different points along the citys Heritage Trail: the City Pier, the Naples Hotel, the Naples Depot and the City Dock. Dont worry if you cant get by during business hours; a peek in the window at Gallery One is just as enjoyable during an early morning walk or a late evening stroll. Mr. Edisons notion that a great idea lies in the art of using it is perfectly illustrated by the response offered by photographer Penny Taylor when the Undercover Historian inquired whether she had any interesting old pictures that would be appropriate to display as part of Naples History Month. When she told me the names of some of the older women she had photographs of from her earliest days in town, I suggested that Ms. Taylor had the makings of the first-ever Pioneering Matriarchs Photographic Exhibit. She loved the idea. Victor Hugo said, You can resist an invading army; you cant resist an idea whose time has come. The time has come once again to honor our local history and the pioneers who brought forth the magic in this place we call home. What a great idea indeed. BY LOIS BOLIN ____________________Special to Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTOThis photograph of Jerry Smith, wife of Naples longest-running mayor, Roy Smith, is in the Pioneering Matriarchs exhibit.


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PAGE 16 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA16 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 A fleet of luxury cars and boats, most forfeited by Scott Rothstein, will be auctioned on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 3, at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale. Cars going on the auction block include a 2008 Bugatti Veyron, a 2009 Bentley Continental GTC, a 2007 RollsRoyce Phantom, a 2009 Ferrari 430 Spyder, a 2009 Maserati GT, a 2010 Lamborghini LP-670SV and a 2007 Ford Expedition limo. Among the watercraft that will go to the highest bidders are a 2007 87-foot Warren yacht, a 1998 55-foot SeaRay Sundancer and several Yamaha Jet Skis.The public can preview the cars at Secure-All of Florida, 1240 N.W. 74th St. in Miami, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, May 10, and Wednesday and Thursday, May 26-27, and from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 2. Many of the cars will also be on view at the convention center beginning at 9 a.m. on the day of the auction.Most of these luxury vehicles and vessels were acquired by Mr. Rothstein through his involvement in a ponzi scheme and were seized from him as part of the investigation and prosecution of the case against him. Mr. Rothstein has entered a guilty plea and faces up to 100 years in prison at his May 6 sentencing. Registration for auction bidders will begin at 9 a.m. on the day of the sale. Bidders must have a cashiers check deposit in order to register.For a complete list and photographs of the items and for the auction terms of sale, visit treasury/gp.A video of the items for sale and auction details are available at For more information, call Rick Levin & Associates Inc. at (773) 252-4500. Ill-gotten gains go up on the auction block in LauderdaleLeslie Hindman Auctioneers brings Alexander Eblen back to its Naples satellite gallery for complimentary appraisals of fine jewelry and timepieces on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 4-5.Mr. Eblen first visited the Third Street South location in February. Several pieces of jewelry consigned from that visit were included in the fine jewelry and timepieces auction at the companys Chicago headquarters earlier this month. Mr. Eblen described the auction as one of the strongest in our companys his-Auctioneer brings jewelry, watches expert back for appraisals THE HOME OF EVERY SMILEPatricia Primero, DDS (239) 254-4480MOST INSURANCE ACCEPTED SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYtory. Highlights of the sale included a platinum ring containing a round brilliant cut diamond weighing 7.08 carats and six tapered baguettes, which sold for $304,000. In addition to its annual spring jewelry and timepieces auction, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers conducts up to 40 sales a year involving fine furniture and decorative arts, fine art, fine books and manuscripts and vintage couture and accessories. Founded in 1982, sold to Sothebys in 1997 and reopened in 2003, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers combines a local recognition as the Midwests leading fine art auctioneers with a global reach of buyers. The company opened its Naples office in January. To schedule a complimentary consultation with Mr. Eblen, call Kristin Vaughn or Maura Ross in the Naples office at 643-4448. ap pr ais j ewe l r y p ieces a nd M ay 4 M r. vi si t e S tr e loc r i n t h e a nd a ucti o pa ny h ea dq l i e r t h Eb le n COURTESY PHOTOThis Breguet watch sold for $13,420COURTESY PHOTOThis platinum and diamond ring with a 7-carat stone sold for $304,000 Look for our special issue covering the cultural highlights of Collier County, inside the May 6 edition of Florida Weekly. Florida Weeklys Best BY FLORIDA WEEKLY STAFFT IS THE BEST OF TIMES, IT IS THE WORST OF TIMES well, maybe a little of both. Its hard to get too depressed about the economy when the sun shines bright every day, world-class beaches and fishing holes are mere minutes away, breathtaking sunsets appear nightly and the local political theater-of-the-absurd keeps us all entertained. And, things are changing. New restaurants and shops and entertainment venues and people are popping up as old standbys fade into the sunset (a spectacular sunset at that). To keep up on what makes Lee County so special, Florida Weeklys staff searched high and low for the Best of. well, everything. The Best place for a first date? We got it. The best use of local tax dollars? Its here. The best local band? Yep. The best place to meet single men or women? Weve got the 411. Its all here in Florida Weeklys Best, along with the heart and soul of Lee County. Have fun.Iinside: >>local color {3}>>down time {15}>>goods & services {22}>>fresh air {32}


Moving. Parts. Combining Talent with Technology for Active People in Bonita & Estero.Our orthopedic surgeons are at the forefront in their eld. Weve combined them with the latest technological advances available, newly expanded surgical suites and a nursing and rehabilitation team of specialists highly trained in the care of the orthopedic patient. Its this winning combination that helps us treat thousands of people with bone, joint, muscle, and spine problems each year. And, its why weve been chosen as one of the Thomson Reuters Healthcare Top 100 Hospitals for orthopedics. Our All-Star Total joint Center is one of the busiest hospitals for joint replacement in the U.S. and one of only a handful of wellness based joint replacement centers in the country. Lee Memorial Health System and our expert physicians and care team continue to provide solutions to keep you active with less pain.World class health care is closer than you think.

PAGE 18 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 Community event spotlights tobacco risksSWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco), the Collier County Health Department and 3D (Dont Do Drugs) from Drug Free Collier invite the public to a free program featuring two guest speakers from 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, May 3, at Golden Gate High School. Dr. Victor DeNoble was recruited to develop a safer cigarette for the Philip Morris Tobacco Company in the 1980s. He travels the nation educating people about the effects of nicotine on the brain while revealing secrets of Big Tobacco.Rick Bender was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 26. In April 1989, he underwent the first of four major surgeries and has since lost part of his tongue and jaw, and 25 percent use of his right arm. He devotes his life to educating others about chewing tobacco, a product that is erroneously thought to be safe alternative to smoking. Parents and students are especially encouraged to attend the program. Skin cancer screenings set in CollierThe American Academy of Dermatology has designated May as National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month and the first Monday in May is designated as Melanoma Monday. In an effort to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection and treatment, CHS Healthcare in Immokalee will partner with 21st Century C.A.R.E. and a physician from Associates In Dermatology, Dr. Stanley Schwartz, to screen for skin cancer including basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma. The free screening will take place from 4-6 p.m. Monday, May 3, at the CHS/FSU Primary Care office on the Isabel Collier Read Medical Campus, State Road 29 at 1441 Heritage Blvd., Immokalee. To schedule an appointment, call 6583170. Walk-ins will also be accepted. Free hearing tests offeredDecibels Audiology and Hearing will conduct free hearing screenings from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 12, at Juniper Village, 1155 Encore Way. Audiologist April Royan will administer testing to anyone interested. Call 598-1368 to RSVP by Friday, May 7. Eye Center offers two free May seminarsDr. Jonathan Frantz will present two free seminars on eye treatments next month at Florida Eye Health, 2100 Tamiami Trail N. Advances in Cataract Treatment will be held at noon Wednesday, May 5. iLASIK will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19. RSVP by calling 430-3939 or register online at TO YOUR HEALTH HEALTHY LIVINGMental health association hopes one-woman show helps break the stigma of bipolar disorderNeed a little balance in your life? The Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida hopes to help by presenting Wambui Bahati and her original one-woman show about bipolar mood disorder, The Balancing Act the Musical, at The Norris Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 8. The 70-minute musical presents an informative, funny and poignant portrayal of bipolar mood disorder and the effects it has on self-esteem, careers, relationships and daily life. Julius Davis Jr. provides accompaniment on the piano. Ms. Bahati studied at New York University School of the Arts and performed on Broadway. She made her professional theatrical debut in Godspell at Fords Theatre in Washington, D.C., and went on to perform in Broadway productions of Godspell and Jesus Christ Superstar. But her promising career was sidetracked as a result of undiagnosed bipolar disorder, which lead to a kinetic lifestyle and a downward spiral that landed her in and out of mental institutions and homelessness. She suffered emotional abuse and lost custody of her two children. In The Balancing Act, Ms. Bahati shares how she reclaimed her life on her own terms, punctuating many of the vignettes she wrote with disco, blues and rock songs delivered in a cabaret setting. The show closes on the gospel tune I Forgot. The author of the autobiographical You Dont Know Crazy, Ms. Bahati has also written and performed custom shows for organizations including the National Organization for Women, Habitat for Humanity and The Carter Center. She has earned honors from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. The Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida is a nonprofit voluntary citizen organization that promotes healthy emotional and mental development. Admission to The Balancing Act is free, but donations will be welcome at the door. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For more information, call 261-5405 or visit www. This past Saturday night was a bit scary at NCH. Well, perhaps thats an overstatement, but its always a bit unnerving when you update your primary clinical information system, which is what we and our Cerner partners did. The update is a great success, with this most current platform (or backbone) allowing us to utilize all the enhancements of the Cerner Millennium. The systems improvement will increase our potential to move into the top tier of national hospital systems nationwide. According to the independent Health Information and Management Systems Society, we currently rank among the top 120 hospitals in the country. Clearly, the top-tier hospitals of the 21st century will be sophisticated users of cutting-edge technology. Here, we rank well ahead of many others, who are coping with rising capital costs and remain in the early decision-making stages on technology. NCH Chief Information Officer Susan Wolffs leadership with computer integration has added great value, and our partnership with Cerner has positioned us for continuous improvement. Computer technology to record, store, share and even help with the cognitive process of diagnosing and treating patients is increasingly important for quality. Thats where our Cerner partnership comes in. Four months ago, we upped the ante with Cerner. During this time we continue to migrate many of our clinical systems to the Kansas City data centers, while simultaneously, several senior Cerner engineers and leaders have moved to Southwest Florida. These high-level Cerner folks now have homes and families here, as we share the common goal of making our community a medical technology showcase for the nation. In fact, weve already had a few other hospital systems visit us to see our system in action. We enjoy sharing our best practices with others. With the newer code in place, we can simplify the computer provider order entry process, which makes medication administration safer for patients, nurses and physicians and improves medication reconciliation. All caregivers should be able to determine the specific medications a patient is taking when they enter the hospital, as they proceed through an inpatient illness and when they are discharged to go home. This will help end the confusion brought about when multiple physicians prescribe medications for the same patient. The Naples Heart Institutes nine cardiologists plan to use the same clinical system to incorporate inpatient records into office charts. Our Rehabilitation and Birth Place Units are also looking at fuller computer integration with a more robust, integrated and capable system. And Dr. Howard Cohen, an intensivist, plans to have his hospital follow-up notes electronically formatted, which constitutes the next major step in the paperless process. During rounds on the night of the upgrade, I enjoyed seeing Rica Isme, 5N night unit secretary, beaming as she explored the new system right before it went live at 5 a.m. A few minutes later, 4N R.N. Marisol Paz instructed colleagues on the finer points of navigating the new screens. It was exciting to witness yet another technological change that will improve the way we practice medicine and deliver care. Having a synergistic relationship with a world-class information technology leader like Cerner, and employing a team of intelligent and willing technology users, has created the platform that will help NCH realize its goal as a national health care quality leader. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Technology update gets NCH closer to the top tier STRAIGHT TALK allenWEISS SEE TO YOUR HEALTH, A19 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOWambui BahatiCOURTESY PHOTOThe writer and actress in a performance of The Balancing Act


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NEWS A19 Memory classes on tap in BonitaDo you rely on lists during shopping trips or sticky notes in your car to remind you to pick up Fido from the groomer? Have you felt a sense of dread after washing your hands, realizing that an important name or number youd written on them had also washed down the drain? If so, Lee Memorial Health Systems memory classes can help. The next class meets from 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, at Northern Trust Bank, 26790 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs. Cost for all four sessions is $20, plus $10 for a workbook. The class is part of the Healthy Brain Initiative designed to help boost brainpower and fight the onset of memory disorders. We teach tools and techniques to retain information, says program coordinator Sue Maxwell. Register by calling 772-6765 or visiting classes.asp. Glasses available for sampling by visually impairedLighthouse of Collier Inc. has 21 pairs of magnifying glasses on loan from the Collier County Association for the Blind. The specialty glasses are available for visually impaired people to sample at Lighthouse of Collier headquarters at 457 Bayfront Place. Volunteers staff the office from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. CCAB serves Collier residents who are visually impaired or legally blind. Members meet on the second and fourth Monday of every month, September through May, at the Golden Gate Community Center for fellowship, peer support and guest speakers. For more information about CCAB, call Carolyn McMahon at 774-9393. The mission of the Lighthouse of Collier is to promote the development, implementation and on-going evaluation of programs and services that foster independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired and their caregivers. For more information, call 430-3934 or visit www. Bereavement support group meets on MarcoIberiaBank Marco and Vitas Innovative Hospice Care of Collier County have started a Bereavement Support Group on Marco Island for those who are dealing with loss. Joell Canglin, a licensed clinical social worker and bereavement manager at Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, leads the support group from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Thursday in the boardroom at the bank. For more information, call Ms. Canglin at 384-9495 or Keith Dameron at IberiaBank at 734-1021. From page A18 TO YOUR HEALTH Bridgeport has scholarships for nursesBridgeport Home Health Care is offering two nursing school scholarships of $1,000 each. Applicants can be a home health aide/nurses aide or licensed practical nurse who has worked for two of the past three years in either capacity. They must be enrolling in LPN or RN school for the fall 2010 or 2011 term. One of the scholarships will be awarded to a current Bridgeport employee.Completed applications are due by May 15. Call Bridgeport Home Health Care at 344-7420 for more information. Completed applications are due by May 15. Childrens hospital screens for autismThe Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida and Ronald McDonald House Charities of SWF conduct free autism spectrum disorder screenings for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Conducted by an advanced registered nurse practitioner, the screenings are courtesy of The Childrens Hospitals neurosciences center under the guidance of pediatric neurologist Jose Colon and pediatric psychiatrist Marianne Krouk, D.O. Physician referrals are not required. Early diagnosis and early intensive behavioral intervention can make a difference in development of children on the autism spectrum and for their families. To schedule a screening, call 985-3608. Physicians Regional Healthcare System is the first in Florida to perform a robotic thyroidectomy. Otolaryngologist Jay Roberts, chief of surgery, performed the procedure and is one of only a handful of physicians in the country trained to perform this procedure, according to CEO Joe Pinion. A thyroidectomy is a removal of part or all of the thyroid gland at the base of the neck. There are a number of reasons why people might require a partial or total thyroidectomy, including overactive thyroid, thyroid cancer and enlargement of the thyroid. In comparison to traditional surgery, a robotic thyroidectomy utilizes an incision under the arm, which eliminates any visible scar on the neck. We can now offer patients a minimally invasive procedure that has real cosmetic benefits, Dr. Roberts said. He used the da Vinci-S Surgical System to perform the robotic thyroidectomy. The systems four robotic hands can grasp things and rotate a full 360 degrees, allowing the surgeon to make extremely precise movements. Physicians Regional Healthcare System introduced the da Vinci-S system in early 2007. The program is being utilized in several areas of medicine, including bariatric surgery, colorectal surgery, gynecology and urology. Physicians Regional Healthcare System has two hospitals in Collier County, with 201 licensed beds, an affiliated multispecialty physician group and a medical staff of more than 300 physicians. Floridas first robotic thyroidectomy performed at Physicians Regional 900 Neapolitan Way(Corner of US 41 & Neapolitan Way, Naples in the Neapolitan Shopping Center)239.434.9700 Open Daily 10-6 Sundays 12-5 OohLaLaNaples.comAppreciates Moms! FREE SPARKLY GIFT W/$30 PURCHASE! Exp. 5/15/10

PAGE 20 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 Saving pennies adds up! Thats what students in the Charity for Change School Giver Program learn. By donating their allowance, snack money and even what tooth fairy leaves them, Givers contribute money to various charities throughout the school year. Right now, students at Calusa Park and Lake Park elementary schools are raising money for the Friends of Rookery Bay. They have pledged to raise $160 by May 14 for the scientists who protect the Southwest Florida environment. Children are changing the world, said Karen Conley, president and CEO of the Naples-based Charity for Change, which also includes initiatives at Golden Terrace and Lely elementary schools. This program teaches them about local and national charities, helps them develop strong character traits and even ties in math, as they add up their donations and participate in a fun, online Counting for Charity math game. Inspired by the students philanthropy, Fifth Third Bank will match the amount the children raise, thereby doubling the donation to Friends of Rookery Bay. Fifth Third Bank has a rich legacy of community support and is focused on investing time, resources and people to help build a better tomorrow in the communities it serves, said Kathleen Leavesley, vice president and affiliate marketing director, South Florida. We are happy to partner with Friends of Rookery Bay and Charity for Change and match the funds collected by the children at Lake Park and Calusa Park elementary schools. Bruce Robertson, president of Friends of Rookery Bay, hopes the students encourage others to donate. We invite the public to share the students enthusiasm for charitable giving and send a check in their honor to Charity for Change, he said. Checks can be made payable to Charity for Change and sent by May 14 to: Charity for Change, 194 Ridge Drive, Naples, FL 34108 with a note for FORB in the memo line. What lurks below the surface of the beautiful waters surrounding Collier County? Learn how to find out during the sixth annual Dive Into Oceans Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. A 17,000-gallon pool will be set up to introduce youth and adults to the sport of scuba. Visitors can try scuba as well as enjoy presentations about plankton, sea turtles, sharks and manatees; watch nature movies; go on laboratory tours and guided nature walks; and explore the touch tank, aquariums interactive exhibits, art gallery and gift shop. The day is designed to help visitors become better acquainted with all life in the ocean, from plankton to manatees. Scuba participants must be 48 inches or taller. Children ages 10 and 11 must have parent in pool, and those 12 to 17 must have parent nearby. Adults 18 and older can dive on their own with the DEMA guides. Two short films will be shown as part of Dive Into Oceans Day. Ocean Men: Extreme Dive, a documentary that follows the fascinating story of two world champion freedivers and their unique relationship with the sea. Their goal is to dive deeper than anyone has ever gone before on a single breath of air. Through the use of breathtaking underwa-Elementary students are learning to change the world with charityTake the plunge at Dive Into Oceans DayEnjoy free scuba lessons, educational films at Rookery Bay Fifth Third Bank, Member FDIC. Reduce hunger in our community.Donate non-perishable food items at any one of our South Florida banking center locations during May. For questions or locations, please call 239-591-6507.IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Youll love our $1,250 LASIKIts our way of saying Thank You for four years in Naples and Bonita.SURPRISE!So grab your phone and call (239) 949.2021or visit Hwy 41 at Coconut Rd.PER EYESTEPHEN E. PASCUCCI, MD, FACS COURTESY PHOTOKids and adults get a lesson in scuba at last years Dive Into Oceans Day.ter photography and enchanting music, audiences are able to enjoy the feeling of diving into the deep blue world of danger and stunning beauty. The second film, Reflections: A Florida Keys Experience, is about a young girl growing up as an artist in the Florida Keys. The film reveals the beauty and diversity of the Keys through the eyes of the girl as she explores the mangroves, grass beds, open water and reefs around her. Dive Into Oceans Day is co-sponsored by Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Friends of Rookery Bay, Oceans for Youth Foundation, Florida Sea Grant, Dive Equipment Manufacturers Association and Collier County Public Schools. On April 29 and 30, 440 students from 12 middle schools will take a daylong field trip to Rookery Bay. In addition to a lesson in scuba, they will learn about the role climate change plays in the biology of the ocean, explore invertebrates in the touch tank, and more. For more information, visit or call 417-6310. Reservations are not required, and scuba opportunities are provided on a first-come, first-served basis.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NEWS A21 OUTDOORS Fazio courses get pretty wild. Capture the most thrilling game of your life on Bonita Bay Easts two Tom Fazio courses. Where will you nd the thrill of golf? Your hunt ends here. TEE-OFF MAY low as $60 per player book a tee time: or call 239-353-5100. On Immokalee Rd., 6 miles east of I-75. Rates and availability to play, subject to change without notice. One of the benefits of being a member of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is the ability to enjoy the Nature Center free of charge as many times as I like. When I visited last week, volunteer greeter Newt Ale was orienting a halfdozen new guests to the nature experiences available at the Conservancy. Newt mentioned the new filter marsh and how it will hold and help purify runoff from the Coastland Mall parking lot before releasing the cleaned up water into the Gordon River. At the mention of the river, I focused my attention on my objective of the day to take the Conservancy 45-minute narrated electric boat tour as a passenger rather than a captain/narrator. I was welcomed by volunteer dockmaster Joe Adams. I havent heard anything yet about nesting yellow crowns this season, Joe said. But go out and see for yourself. Soon I was aboard one of the Duffy electric boats captained by volunteer Larry Harris, moving with seven other passengers along the Gordon River. The boat was nearly silent as we glided along, so I had no trouble hearing Capt. Larrys comments. The lagoon were leaving was dredged by Julius Fleischmann. He once had a citrus grove here and used the lagoon to load and ship his oranges. This quiet body of water is now not only our launch site, but also an occasional refuge for manatees. We had a couple here two weeks ago. The passengers went around and introduced ourselves: two Londoners, three from Washington, D.C., and a couple with their 6-yearold son, Timmy, from Hamburg Germany. Hes fascinated, said Timmys mother. This is all so new to him. Very different from where we live. Almost immediately, we spotted a bird with the characteristic white cheek and yellow crown. It stood still a few feet from the bank as we passed. Look, Timmy, said the German mother pointing at the magnificent 2-foot tall bird. The boys eyes followed the mothers finger and saw something hed never seen before: a yellow crown heron. Well see nests on the rookery islands up ahead, said Capt. Larry. But before our little boat got to the islands, we saw four more yellow crown adults. Their thick dark bills are well adapted to their diet of crabs and crustaceans. Theyre called night herons, but are known to feed both night and day. Perhaps these birds had staked out a feeding territory in preparation for the arrival of the next generation. In the past seasons, Ive seen night herons fly at our boats and veer off at the last second, a move to dissuade an enemy from impinging on their territory. Unable to resist become a volunteer captain instead of a passenger, I blurted, Look sharp. Were coming to the rookery islands. Thirteen percent of all birds that are colonial breeders and yellow crowns are part of that number. They often build multiple nests on islands to be safe from elements and predators. As we passed the islands, I saw three nests, well protected within the foliage of the red mangrove islands. I saw two adults sitting in the nests, probably incubating eggs. Then I saw another yellow crown fly in with a stick in its mouth. People are surprised to find that these birds renovate their nests even as they use them to incubate eggs, I said. They can make home improvements and dont even need to pull a permit. The next several weeks should be an exciting time. As a member, you can observe the progress of the yellow crowns on the Conservancy of Southwest Florida narrated electric boats tours. The birds incubate the eggs for three weeks and the hatchlings grow at an amazing rate, reaching adult size and flying off in about six weeks. As the young ones grow, the adults retreat to nearby trees and watch the branchlings flap their wings and try to get up the courage to take off on first flights.I looked over at the little German boy Timmy, who will be soon setting off for the first day of school and a life of independence he himself also a fledging. Art Ritas is a volunteer at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Partnering with like-minded organizations, the Conservancy works to manage growth and protect area waters, land and wildlife. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida and Nature Center is at 1450 Merrihue Drive in Naples. For more information, call 262-0304 or visit www. peek at fledgling time for yellow crown heronsBY ART RITAS____________________Special to Florida WeeklyJOHN JOHNSON / COURTESY PHOTOYellow crown night heron

PAGE 22 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 Pets of the Week >>Casper is a white Siamese mix with peachcolored accents. Hes good looking and has a mellow disposition. His adoption fee is $55. >>Chase is a 4-month-old boxer mix. Hes a spunky lad, full of youthful energy and handsome, too. His adoption fee is $75. >>Ayla is a 1-year-old terrier mix. Shes quite serene and gets along well with other dogs. Her adoption fee is $75. >>Mr. Slinky is a 4-year-old tabby. Hes a big and quiet kitty who loves people, but is just a bit shy. His adoption fee is $55. our cats do that the big cats cant. Your cat, in other words, can do something even the biggest, most handsome and imposing King of the Jungle cant: Cats purr, but lions cant. On the flip side: Lions roar, which cats cant do. Still, its pretty special that no big cat can get his motor running the way our household kitties can, purring constantly as effortlessly as breathing, both in and out. Tigers can rumble a tiger-sized purr-like sound, but on the exhale only and really, would you like a tiger sleeping on your bed? A couple more cool cat facts to ponder: Squeezing in. Cats are able to squeeze through spaces that seem narrower than they are because cats dont have a rigid collarbone to block their way through nooks and crannies. Once they can get their head and shoulders through, their sleek bodies present no further obstacle. Thats if those bodies are sleek, that is. The world is full of fat cats, after all, and for them, fitting through tiny holes is not a given. For one thing, they may think theyre capable of fitting even if their paunch says otherwise. Thats because a cats whiskers super-sensitive specialized hairs spread roughly as wide as a cat does. But they dont grow longer as a cat gets wider, which can lead some corpulent cats into sticky situations. No sweet tooth on a cat. People crave sweets cakes, candies, cookies and sodas galore. But cats couldnt care less. Thats because the taste buds of a cat are incapable of detecting, appreciating or triggering a craving for foods that we recognize as sweet. As obligate carnivores meaning they need meat protein to survive cats dont need to have much to do with sweets. Its unclear whether the ancestors of cats had the ability to detect sweetness and lost it, or whether cats never developed a sweet tooth, since they didnt need it. People eat a much more varied diet, and our taste buds reflect that we have nearly 10,000 on our tongues. No such variety for cats, whod be happy to stick with small prey animals and need fewer than 500 taste buds to figure whats good on the menu. No doubt their limited abilities in this regard factor in the well-known finickiness of cats. Whats not a mystery about cats? How much we love them. They are the most popular pet in the United States, and they show no sign of giving up that No. 1 status. Its not a mystery that caressing a purring cat is a pleasurable experience itll even lower your blood pressure. But what is a mystery, strangely enough, is the mechanics of purring itself. In short: No one really, truly knows exactly how a cat purrs or even all the reasons why. The most common explanation of the source is that a purr originates in the voice box, with what are called the vestibular folds, or false vocal cords. The passing of air across these structures is thought to get the engine running. Cats purr when theyre happy, but cats also purr if theyre injured, while giving birth even when dying. British zoologist Desmond Morris has observed in his masterwork, Catworld: A Feline Encyclopedia (Penguin Reference), that purring is a sign of friendship either when (the cat) is contented with a friend or when it is in need of friendship as with a cat in trouble. If you think about it, a purr is kind of like a smile: Sometimes you smile from happiness, sometimes from nervousness. As with a smile, theres no such thing as a purr that isnt welcome. Cats know this themselves. Kittens start purring even before they open their eyes, rumbling while nursing, with what must be a reassuring sound to their mother whos likely purring herself.We even like that purring is something PET TALES Why do cats purr?BY DR. MARTY BECKER & GINA SPADAFORI_______________________________Universal Uclick To adopt a petAll dogs and cats adopted from The Humane Society Naples come with a medical exam, vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of free pet health insurance. Visit the ne pets ready for adoption at The Humane Society Naples, 370 Airport-Pulling Road North, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Call 643-1555 or visit


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BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUSINESS INDUSTRY BSECTIONWEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 WEEK at-a-glance PR prosSee who attended the latest PRACC meeting, plus more business events. B8-9 On the moveSee whos going where, doing what on the local business scene. B4 On Saturday, May 1, about 35,000 people will converge on Omaha, Neb., to attend the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and view the people behind it: Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. In the same vein as management, the people attending are not ordinary shareholders. The investors generally have a long-term horizon for their holdings as in forever or, at least, bought with the intent of portfolio permanency. The investors travel thousands of miles (airfare from New York to Omaha that weekend is higher than a plane ticket to Paris), year after year, to hear Mr. Buffett and Mr. Munger speak not just about the company but also about the U.S. economy and policies. For most, it is an education. It inspires those attending, it affirms long-term, value investing and puts smiles on shareholder faces as they understand the degree of truly exceptional performance delivered by this company for the benefit of the shareholder. From the beginning, in 1965, when the two took over Berkshire Hathaway, its value and stock price have exploded. These gentlemen prefer to use the book value not share price of the common stock as the best yardstick of their performance and it has appreciated on a compounded basis some 20.3 percent per year. The stock price has followed their good management and it has compounded over the same time at 22 percent per year. (The S& P has compounded at 9.3 percent over the same period and most of that has been in the form of dividends.) The seemingly small difference between 20.3 percent and 22 percent per year, when compounded, has translated into a huge difference in value: book value has appreciated 434,057 percent over 45 years; share price has appreciated 801,516 percent over the same period. Its the effects of compounding madeThe world according to the Oracle of OmahaSEE MONEY, B7 Trust in changeAdria Starkey always meets the unexpected head-on. B2 t jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA Michael Zeto answers his cell phone from Las Vegas. Hes in motion on his way to a meeting with potential investors. There are car sounds, music, people talking in the background, while he explains a product thats supposed to revolutionize advertising. For example, youre in Coconut Point, going past Grape to go to Ruths Chris for dinner. Grape would like to send you an offer. You hit yes and decide to go in because of the offer. And you had no intention of going to the Grape. It allows you to drive traffic that normally wouldnt have been there. Mr. Zetos company, Proximus, based in Naples would install a small iphonesized device in stores that would in turn, broadcast coupons and advertising to the cell phones of people passing by. It could be genius or the most annoying idea ever or a little bit of both. Mr. Zeto hopes he gets the funding to prove its a revolutionary and lucrative marketing tool. More than a year ago, Mr. Zeto knew he wanted to launch the project, but he wanted to make sure he had the skills to do it right. The sales team leader and project producer wanted to ensure that he understood the area of finance well. He looked at popular Executive MBA programs in schools like Xavier, Notre Dame and the University of Kentucky. He settled with the program at FGCU. Some of those programs, youre paying $90,000. I researched it, and at FGCU, the quality of the instructors was just as good. The quality of the education was just as good. You get the same program for less than $40,000, he said. The EMBA program is designed for working professionals, with a flexible schedule that includes lectures on Fridays or Saturdays, short lectures and a short trip to study businesses abroad. The program takes only 18 months and covers topics such as advanced marketing analysis, managerial accounting and business strategy. Dont leave home without it (the program) in a professional sense, says Dr. Allen Weiss, the president and CEO at NCH Healthcare System and one of the programs more high-profile graduates. I was in private practice and volunteering and running a physicians hospital organization and I didnt have the skill set to do it. Even just getting the fluency with the terms. I decided to enroll and saw a career change, he says. Physicians, like Dr. Weiss, who find themselves taking on more business duties are commonly participants in theFGCU program takes pros to the topSEE MBA, B5 BY OSVALDO PADILLAopadilla@ WEISS DREW We have people from their mid-20s into their 50s. The more common thing is people in their late 30s and early 40s who are moving from a specialist job to a more generalist job. Dr. Stephen Drew program director An Executive MBA can help professionals advance to the highest rungs of the corporate ladder.

PAGE 26 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 Life happens. Perhaps no one knows this better than the president of Naples Trust Co., Adria Starkey. At 26, when her father was killed by a drunk driver, she panicked because her mom had never really worked outside the home. And yet, even in the midst of tragedy, she saw her mother blossom. My mom could have fallen apart as a person, but shes 83 years old now and shes absolutely amazing, Mrs. Starkey says. Experiences like this compel her to let young people know its OK not to have a clear plan. Take, for instance, her move from Atlanta, Ga., to Crystal River, Fla., in her early 20s, when her first husband, a medical student, landed a job at the local hospital. Anti-nepotism laws forbade her from working there, so Mrs. Starkey ended up taking a position at the nuclear power plant, one of the only other places to work in town. Three weeks later, Three Mile Island happened. That unexpected turn of events actually landed her a job in the plant running surveillance procedures put in place by a newly formed regulation committee. I really grew to like my job, she says. But, a few years later, life intervened again. A new job for her husband meant relocating to Miami. Mrs. Starkey didnt let the move rattle her. Instead, she saw it as an opportunity to pursue a career in business and finance, the two areas she studied at the University of Florida. Up to that point, I hadnt really used what I learned in college at all, she notes. A large commercial bank hired her into its training program and she quickly grew into a health-care specialist, handling hospitals all over Florida. That eventually evolved into real estate development, helping large developers find financial solutions. I dont think of myself as a terribly analytical person, but Im drawn to it, she says. From there, her career flourished as she took positions with Northern Trust Bank, with whom she transferred to Naples with 22 years ago, First Union, where she managed the wealth management division, and eventually Wachovia, where she served as regional president. With 1,100 employees and 90 offices stretching from Manatee County south, Mrs. Starkey was loving life at Wachovia, but after five years in the same position she knew a move up would mean leaving Naples. I had gotten married again and my husband was here and our kids. I was not really going to do that at that point in my life, she explains. Instead, she did the unexpected. She retired. It was 2005, she had just turned 50, and the plan was to take two years to be with her family and focus on volunteer work. I was so busy it was ridiculous, she laughs. Her time was consumed with the Shelter for Abused Women and Children, the Naples Children Foundation, the University of Florida, school board panels and more, all work she is very proud of and causes she is dedicated to. She also took time to do some activities she always wanted like piano lessons and tennis. Two years came and went, and although she wanted to get back into real estate development, a passion of hers that emerged after leaving Northern Trust, the economy went to hell and took her plans along with it. Two years turned into four, and in 2009 she decided to go back to work, but not for a large bank and not in the capacity as an employee. Id already done that, she says. I wanted to do something entrepreneurial. At the advice of Richard Botthof, who she considers to be a second father, she talked with the founders of Sanibel Trust Co. and in January 2009 she and Mr. Botthof formed Naples Trust Co., a financial investment and wealth management company that is an operating division of Sanibel Trust Co. We are hoping to build this into a really nice company and we are doing better than expected, she says. We could have four offices before the end of the year. Additionally, shes also taken it upon herself to offer a series for women called WOW Women. Opportunity. Wealth, which teaches women how to take control of their financial future. The excitement of doing something on her own is evident on her face, which lights up as she talks about making her own path, lifes unexpected twists, and finally having the guts to do something for herself. I know my dad is proud of me, she says. I am confident about that. BUSINESS PROFILE Naples businesswoman relishes meandering career path Sunbelt O ce FurnitureNaples239-566-2857O ce Furniture & Design239-337-1212Let us create a healing environment for your patients byBY ALYSIA SHIVERS____________________ashivers@ COURTESY PHOTOAdria Starkey New York Style Pizza | 239.435.9333 Visit website for Calendar of Events and Menu1410 Pine Ridge Rd. | Open 7 Days 11a-2a M-F 11am-2pm 6 Lunches for $6 18 Lunches under $8Happy Hour$2DOMESTIC BOTTLES/DRAFTS$4ALL WELLS & HOUSE WINES$5SPECIALITY MARTINISIncluding Patron Ritas and Absolut Cosmos NEW MENU! NOW 22 BEERS ON TAP! $5 APPS & 9 PIZZAS(Toppings Extra)


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nator for oil and gas regulation for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. He served four terms as board secretary. Mr. Bachman, a board member since November 2000, is owner/president of WBG SW Florida. He previously served as president and vice president. Mr. Mathes, owner of Mathes Realty Appraisal and Mathes Realty Inc., has served on the board since 1990 and has held all four offices. Other board members include Hank Hochstetler, Frank Liles, Steve McIntosh, Robert Sharkey and Jim Strecansky.The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce announces the following officers and board members will take office June 1: Board officers: Chair, Katie Sproul, Baron Collier Companies; chair-elect, Michael Wynn, Sunshine ACE Hardware; past chair, CJ Hueston, Corporate Dimensions; vice chair, Bud Hornbeck, Lutgert Insurance; vice chair, Bill Spinelli, Titan Custom Homes; vice chair, Jim Warnken, Markham, Norton, Mosteller, Wright & Co., P.A.; vice chair, John Passidomo, Cheffy Passidomo Wilson & Johnson; vice chair, Lou Vlasho, Rimaco Corp.Board members (elected for three-year terms): Chris Doyle, Naples News Media Group; Todd Gates, GATES Company; Jim Hoppensteadt, Pelican Bay Foundation; Jason Korn, Cohen & Grigsby P.C.; Cheryl Pavlick, Collier Enterprises; Brian Stock, Stock Development; Jeanne Seewald, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP; Allen Weiss NCH Healthcare System. They join current board members whose terms extend to 2011 or 2012. Business Consulting Paul Messino, president of Business Technology Insight LLC, recently completed the Sage Software Consulting Academy in Dallas, Texas. The five-day academy educates Sage business partners in proficiencies and strategies to facilitate and deliver successful software projects. Sage offers more than 40 software products designed for smallto medium-sized businesses. Naples-based Business Technology Insight, founded in 1998, specializes in business customer management systems, loyalty management and customer relationship strategies. Banking & Finance Lisa Ervin has been named vice president and loan systems manager at Bank of Naples. She will be responsible for developing and maintaining technology systems and seeking efficiencies in the banks loan department. A long-time resident of Naples, Ms. Ervin has 27 years of local banking experience. Prior to joining Bank of Naples, she was a consultant handling a variety of special projects based on specified bank needs. Before that, she served in a variety of positions with Fifth Third Bank, formerly known as First National Bank of Florida. She also spent six years with Wells Fargo, formerly known as Naples Federal Savings & Loan Association. She is a graduate of Edison State College in Naples with an associates degree in banking and finance.Theo Constantin has joined Rand Financial Advisors LLC and Kovack Securities as a licensed investment advisor. Interior Design Kira Krmm of Kira Krmm Interior Design has been certified as a GREENleader Accredited Professional by the Sustainable Furnishings Council. The SFC is a nonprofit coalition of key industry players who promote and train business professionals to become experts in home furnishings sustainability. The six-unit GREENleaders program covers a wide range of topics such as environmental issues, sourcing green products and designing and operating green interiors. Board Appointments The Bonita Springs Utilities Inc. board of directors re-elected David McKee president for the 2010-11 term. Also elected were Paul Attwood, vice president; Bob Bachman treasurer; and John Mathes, secretary. Nine board members are elected by BSU membercustomers to govern the utility. Mr. McKee is a licensed professional engineer with a background in utilities design and land development. He has served on the board since 2002 and was vice president for one term before being elected president in 2007. Mr. Attwood, a board member since 2001, is district NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 ON THE MOVE Whether youre thinking of buying a biggeror smallerhome, renancing, or consolidating debt, theres no better time to turn your dream into reality. Contact me today by calling 239-591-6471 or by email at Stacey HerringSenior Mortgage Loan Originator Equal Housing Lender. Subject to credit review and approval. Fifth Third Mortgage Company, 38 Fountain Square Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45263 an Illinois Residential Mortgage Licensee. Fifth Third Mortgage is the trade name used by Fifth Third Mortgage Company and Fifth Third Mortgage-MI, LLC. Fifth Third and Fifth Third Bank are register ed service marks of Fifth Third Bancorp. Member FDIC. ERVIN MCKEE BACHMAN ATTWOOD MESSINO MATHES BUSINESS BRIEFS Southwest Computer Solutions, a computer sales and service company whose ownership has been doing business in Naples for nearly eight years, has opened a new retail store and repair shop in Kings Lake Shopping Center. To celebrate, the store is giving away an Acer Aspire One netbook. To register for a chance to win, stop at the store at 4814 Davis Blvd., next to Starbucks. No purchase is necessary. Southwest Computer Solutions specializes in repairs, onsite service, networking services, Web site development and custom-built computer systems. Store hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 776-4755 or visit Computer sales, service company expands with new retail locationCOURTESY PHOTOSouthwest Computer Solutions in Kings Lake Shopping Center Chris Meyers of Naples and Cheryl Good of Bonita Springs have teamed up to bring Whale Hunters to Southwest Florida. The sales coaching company helps entrepreneurs and small businesses land big accounts. Ms. Meyers and Ms. Good are launching chapters in Naples and Fort Myers. As the marketing manager of Pontiac with a $300 million budget, Ms. Meyers has been a whale herself. Later, as the founder of a national sales and marking company, she sold to automotive whales, package-good whales and financial whales and was named one of the Top 100 Salespeople in the United States by Advertising Age Magazine. Ms. Good has more than 20 years of experience in organizational effectiveness consulting and executive development. Based out of Bonita Springs for the past nine years, she has managed her own consulting practice with local and national clients, including a Florida whale in the hospitality business. The partners will present an Introduction to Whale Hunting in Fort Myers and in Naples on Wednesday, May 5, from 8-9 a.m. at the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, and from 4:305:30 p.m. at the Capital Grille in Mercato, North Naples. Register online at Whale Hunters can help land the big onesStevens Construction Inc. has been awarded the contract for retrofitting the Vascular Access and Intervention Center to accommodate the addition of innovative, diagnostic health-care technology from General Electric, Advanta, Welch Allyn and Stryker Medical. Designed by Sheeley Architects Inc., the facility will remain in operation during construction. At 2450 Goodlette Frank Road, the Vascular Access and Intervention Center serves as the offices of Drs. Hiranya Rajasinghe, Argyrios Tzillinis and Santiago Chahwan. Stevens Construction awarded project Joel Soorenko, BrokerVR Business Brokers 5627 Naples Blvd Naples Myers239-277-1662Charlotte County941-627-5565Naples239-596-8200 30 Years of Successful Guidance Business Valuation Existing Business Sales Mergers and Acquisitions Exit Strategy Global Marketing Tutoring Service Full Service Florist Pilates Studio Landscape & Curbing Co. Garage Door Service Co. 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Issued and guarantees backed by New York Life Insurance and Annuity Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, 51 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010 SMRU#00379740CV Exp. 9/10 The Company You Keepprogram. There are students from various industries, many of whom dont have the advanced degrees that are often necessitated for reaching the upper echelons of management. We have people from their mid20s into their 50s, the more common thing is people in their late 30s and early 40s who are moving from a specialist job to a more generalist job, says Dr. Stephen Drew, the director of the program. More significantly for local industry, the program helps create a local talent pool, lessening the need to import employees from other markets. There is a skill shortage coming up because of the demographics. I think we do see that, says Dr. Drew. A census report from 2006 to 2008 shows that 25 percent of Lee Countys population holds a bachelors degree or higher. Thats about 2.5 percent below the national average of 27.4 percent. Compare that with cities like Tampa and Orlando, where more than 31 percent of the population hold degrees. There are no census figures for how many of those hold advanced degrees like an MBA. The gap illustrates the one fault that Mr. Zeto finds with the FGCU program. The one thing is the fact that youre not in a major metropolitan area. The networking opportunities arent as good as if you were, say, in a Boston. Which is why, on this day, Mr. Zeto finds himself in Las Vegas. I swear I havent been to any strip clubs or pulled up to any tables. All Ive been doing is working, he says with an air of longing to make one believe hes telling the truth. Mr. Zeto has pitched his product around Southwest Florida but he says that local venture capitalists dont understand his high-tech offerings. Fortunately, he says, the professors from his EMBA program are well connected with the world of business outside of Southwest Florida. The Internet has made it much easier to make contact with Mr. Zetos potential financiers throughout the country and the world, mitigating FGCUs one drawback. Its a good lifestyle choice, Im in Naples where we have good quality of life, he says. I can always get on a plane and go to Vegas or California for business, then come back. MBAFrom page 1 >> The Executive MBA program at FGCU offers concentrations in general management, healthcare management and real estate development and nance. >> The program begins again this summer. For information, call 590-7308 or e-ail emba@ in the know Gulfshore Life and Sarasota Magazine have been purchased by the former owner who built them into one of the most successful regional publishing businesses in the country. Dan Denton, a Florida native who has homes in Sarasota and Naples, has reacquired the publications from Malibubased CurtCo Publishing. He had sold the group to them in 2004. The price was not disclosed. We have chosen to divest ourselves of our city/regional magazines in order to build upon the amazing growth we are experiencing at Robb Report this year, said Bill Curtis, CEO of CurtCo. Now, its fitting that the person who originally built the company should take it forward. Mr. Dentons new company, Gulfshore Media LLC, will maintain headquarters in Naples and Sarasota and retain most of the current staff many of who worked with him prior to the CurtCo sale. Gulfshore Media will also operate Florida Home Media LLC, a company Mr. Denton formed to publish Homebuyer magazines and ancillary products in Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville as well as Orlando Home & Leisure. Randy Noles, group publisher and COO of Florida Home Media LLC, will maintain his role with that company and will assume COO responsibilities for the Gulfshore Media LLC titles as well. Mr. Denton founded Sarasota Magazine in 1979 and first bought Gulfshore Life, now in its 40th year, in 2000. The company also publishes Gulfshore Business, Biz941 and a host of custom publications in partnership with local arts and business organizations. Chris Schulz, president and publisher under CurtCos ownership, is not joining the new organization and plans to move back to California in June. Magazines back in Dentons handsCURTIS

PAGE 30 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 BUSINESS MEETINGS A Twitter tutorial titled Is Twitter Worth Using for Your Business? begins at 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 30, at the Collier Building Industry Association office. Cost is $5. Visit to register. SCORE Naples presents The SCORE QuickSTARTSM Series of workshops to help entrepreneurs test a small business idea and begin to plan its start-up. The series includes one free Start-up Basics workshop and four business planning sessions at a modest fee. SCORE includes three free and confidential mentoring sessions as part of the series. The Start-up Basics session takes place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 29, at Headquarters Library on Orange Blossom Drive. Business planning sessions will be held on consecutive Saturdays at 9 a.m. starting May 1 at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Call 430-0081 or visit www. A Leadership Development Program is set for 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, at NABOR, 1455 Pine Ridge Road. Visit or call 597-1666 for details. Member of N.A.P.L.E.S. (Naples Area Professional League of Executive Services) meet at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 6, aboard the Naples Princess, 550 Port OCall Way. Networking begins at 7 a.m. and the meeting will start at 7:45. The speaker is Jennifer Alvarez, owner of Purely You Salon, speaking on The Truth about Anti-Aging for Men and Women. For more information, call Tim Tillapaugh at 825-7711 or Patrick Dearborn at 877-4340 or visit www. The Goal Setters Chapter of Business Networking International meets from 8-10 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd. This is a professional organization focusing on business networking. All are welcome. For more information, call Denise Brimmer at 404-9261 or visit An Accelerated Networking Luncheon hosted by the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at The Pub in Mercato. Cost is $15; pre-registration required and for members only. Register at The Public Relations Association of Collier County presents How to Build Your Business Using Gender Marketing from 1-5:30 p.m. Monday, May 17, at the Inn on Fifth. Guest speakers include Kerry Cullen Baldwin of Web. com. Susan McManus of the Education Foundation of Collier County, Ginamarie Pugliese from The von Liebig Art Center, several representatives from area media and The Man Panel with Big Mama from B103/9-FM. Cost is $50 for PRACC members and $60 for others. A cocktail party at the Jolly Cricket after the workshop is $10 per person. Register online at A million dollars may seem like a lot, but you may need more than that for a comfy retirement. 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PAGE 32 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB8 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 2010 Leadership Collier graduation celebrationNETWORKING The graduates BOB RAYMOND/GREATER NAPLES CHAMBER OF COMMERCEWe 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@ and Michelle Lavender Patrick Trittler and Lisa Vinciguerra Beth Krier with Larry and Donna Martin Gloria and Forrest Taylor Stephanie and Steve Spell Mary Jo and Jim Spartz, Lauren and Clay Brooker Pam MacKie, Anne Marchetti, Todd Bradley and Gary Pickel Patrick and Brenda OConnor, Daniel OConnell, Erika and Jesse Hinson Michele and Matt Klinowski Jeff and Danielle Ahren Earle and Barbara Borman


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Sixteen 95-foot-wide lots are now available in the Newlands and Tamworth neighborhoods, complete with views of preserves and golf as well as lake views. Lots are priced from $300,000; custom homes are offered from under $1.5 million. Luxury estate homes, ranging fromSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Variety of homes, wealth of amenities distinguish the Quail West lifestyleStock Development has released a first quarter 2010 sales report showing 117 new home sales at Lely Resort and Paseo. CEO Brian Stock reports sales volume was $41.6 million from 81 sales at Lely Resort in Naples and 36 at Paseo in Fort Myers. Our first quarter sales increased a remarkable 63 percent over the same time in 2009, said Mr. Stock. The sales momentum we had at the end of 2009 increased in the first quarter of this year. The surge in sales was continuing into April, he added, with nine pending sales at Paseo and seven at Lely Resort. In the past two years we have continued to introduce new floorplans, new neighborhoods and upgraded amenity offerings. It has paid off as buyers have recognized our long-term commitment to development in Southwest Florida, he said. More than 50 furnished models are open in Lely Resort and Paseo. We have been aggressively building a wide variety of new homes so that inventory will be available for homebuyers who want to move in immediately, said Claudine Lger-Wetzel, vice president of sales and marketing. We have more than 100 homes under construction or in permitting, which distinguishes us in this market. The companys efforts have also garnered numerous awards for new home designs, amenities, interior designs, marketing efforts and sales personnel. Stock Development headquarters are at 2647 Professional Circle in Naples. For more information, visit Bradshaw will discuss FGCUs economic impactWhile the development of the Florida Gulf Coast University campus continues to generate construction activity, the universitys academic and research programs are also emerging as important catalysts for economic growth in the region. Dr. Wilson Bradshaw, president of FGCU, will address the schools role in Southwest Floridas economic development at a luncheon meeting of the Real Estate Investment Society on Tuesday, May 11, at Pelican Preserve in Fort Myers. Dr. Bradshaw will deliver an overview of the FGCU Innovation Hub, the centerpiece of a 1.2-millionsquare-foot research and development area being developed adjacent to Southwest Florida International Airport. He will also explain the synergy between the business community and the unive rsitys Lutgert College of Business, its Small Business Development Center, the Florida Institute of Government, the Regional Economic Research Institute and the Whitaker Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education. Following his presentation, Dr. Bradshaw will respond to questions of specific interest to the real estate and development community. Dr. Bradshaw is FGCUs third president and leads a period of major growth and innovation for the school, which includes 11,000 students, a 70-building campus, more than 80 academic programs, and a thriving intercollegiate sports program. Sponsored by Vanasse Daylor, a Weston and Sampson Company, the meeting will begin at 11:45 a.m. Admission is $25 for Real Estate Investment Society members and $35 for guests. Reservations are required by May 5 and can be made at www.reis-swfl. org. Partner companies buy AndaluciaThe Andalucia community has been purchased by Landove LLC, a land development firm with offices in Atlanta and Tampa, and Chicagobased Walton Street Capital LLC. The joint-venture partners bought theBRIEFSREAL ESTATE Stock Development charts strong new home sales COURTESY PHOTOTennis lessons will be offered to the public this summer. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________BRADSHAW COURTESY PHOTOSAn aerial view of the Qual West clubhouse and adjacent tennis courts SEE BRIEFS, B14 SEE WEST, B14 SEE CAMP, B14 Quail West is planning a new summer sports camp designed to fit the needs of parents and kids alike. For the public as well as for Quail West residents, the four-day sessions will offer golf, tennis, fitness, swimming and an abundance of fun for children ages 8 to 16. Additional activities include soccer, volleyball and bocce ball. Under the direction of Sol Mandel, head fitness trainer; Warren Eber, director of tennis; Andrea Drake, PGA teaching professional; and Kim Meador, membership director, the camp will ensure the youngsters are engaged in activities that will keep their minds and bodies active whenSports camp kicks off this summer


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB14 WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 Visit your new house today!www.OpenHouseSWFL.comThe rst stop to nding your new house!OpenHouse Southwest Florida lists the open houses for any given day in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero. Customize your search by choosing location, living area, price range and more, quickly and easily.We make nding your new home easy!The Of cial Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero REALTORS Website Buying and Selling Real Estate is Important Business!The Perfect Time IS NOW. The Perfect Agents ARE US! WE MAKE HOUSE CALLS-THE PERFECT PRESCRIPTION Jacki StrategosInternational Diamond Society SRES, G.R.I., www.JackiStrategos.comRichard DrosteRealtor239-572-5117rddsmd@comcast.netBill FeehanRealtor239-293-3557feemarco@marcocable.comResidential, LLCHawthornes at Lely $265,000 & $299,000Large sq. footage, wonderful lake view. Granite, large tile, soaring ceilings, 2-car garage. 2BR/2BA, 1st oor. 2 units available. 8859 Lely Island Circle $745,000 Wonderful non-gated community in Lely Resort. Delightful street w/mature landscaping. Beautiful wide lake view from an amazing lanai! 3BR & 3 in-suite BA. State-of-the-art kitchen.Falling Waters Beach Resort $324,900Unbelievably renovated unit & professionally decorated everything newI mean everything! 2nd oor with laundry in unit, 1-car garage, 2BR & 2BA in this very spacious unit in a great community.Tiger Lily/Vacant Lot $119,900Build your dream home here in Lely Resort with this great deal! Corner lot. Floor plans for a 3,400 s.f., 3-car garage home available. Take advantage of this opportunity.. Annual RentalsOther Rentals Available from $525 mo.www.truesw orida.com239-210-1521 e Strand/Pinnacle 2bd+den/2ba. Furnished $1700 mo. Annual (Available 5/1/10)$699,9003bd/2ba, 1725 S.F. Renovated home with covered boat dock & new boat lift. Minutes to the Gulf. e Strand/Mango Cay 3bd/2.5ba. Furnished $2000 mo. Annual Vanderbilt Beach/Airport Rd. development from DJMC Homes for an undisclosed amount. This is the second residential community investment Landeavor and Walton Street Capital have made in Florida as part of a long-term investment portfolio strategy. We are extremely excited about the opportunity to continue developing Andalucia, said David Frame, managing principal of Landeavor. Naples is an enormously popular real estate community with tremendous projected growth potential. West of I-75 on Whippoorwill Lane, Andalucia has 167 homesites on 78 acres. Landeavor is developing land plans and securing new builders. Sales of detached single-family homes from the mid-$300,000s to $600,000 are expected to begin in the next year. New entrance at Players CoveStock Development has completed construction and landscaping for the new entry at Players C ove, a neighborhood of coach homes within Lely Resort. The new entry features a pond and a monument supported by a stackedstone wall, with waterfalls on either end of the monument cascading into the pond. Theres also a vertical fountain and a bridge over the pond. Each coach home building at Players Cove offers four residences. The neighborhood has two floor plans, the Medallion and the Whitestone, with prices beginning in the $320,000s.4,500 square feet to 10,000 square feet under air, are offered from $2 million. One of the many advantages to living in Quail West is the wealth of amenities offered, including the member-owned and controlled Quail West Golf and Country Club. The $20 million in combined club assets and amenities were turned over by Quail West Development Company at the end of 2009 without charge. The club is debt-free. To view model homes available for sale, visit the sales center at the entrance to the community. The entrance to Quail West is east of I-75, one mile south of Bonita Beach Road on Bonita Grande Drive. To view a photo gallery and register for updates, go to For more information, call 592-1010. BRIEFSFrom page 11WESTFrom page 11school lets out for the summer. This camp isnt all about sports, its also about learning to eat properly, said Mr. Mandel. The Quail West Country Club will offer healthy food choices for lunch and snacks. Camp dates are June 15-18, June 29-July 2 and July 6-9. Cost is $159 per week. All equipment is provided; only a bathing suit is required. For information or reservations, contact Ms. Meador at 593-4190 or CAMPFrom page 11


Behind the gates you are welcomed by fountains of fire and water. A private beach embraces you with serene sunsets and warm waters. The concierge, beach and poolside services cater to your every need. Few beachfront residences remain where inspiration and location await.Picture yourself living in the last, new beachfront residences in North Naples. EXCLUSIVE REPRESENTATIVES 239.514.5050 11 125 Gulf Shore Drive. Naples, FL 34108Oral representations cannot be relied upon as correctly stating representations of the developer. For correct representations, make reference to this brochure and to the documents required by chapter 718.503, Florida statutes, to be furnished by a developer to a buyer or lessee.New models shown by appointment. Residences from $2.5 million.




Amerivest Realtywww.MediterraFlorida.comNewly member owned Mediterra Golf & Beach Club! Featured Mediterra Properties: Featured Mediterra Properties: Benvenuto Lot 2 $1,500,000 SOLD! Il Corsini Lot 18-$1,100,000 Bello Lago Lot 7-$998,500 Teramo Lot 3 $789,000 Serata Lot 35$675,000 Serata Lot 5 $550,000 Serata Lot 9 $ 529,000 Serata Lot 27-$425,000 SOLD! 15163 Brolio Ln-$3,695,000 29070 Marcello Way-$2,199,500 SOLD! 14806 Bellezza Ln-$1,298,500 Furnished 15504 Monterosso Ln #201-$749,000 PENDING! 15520 Monterosso Ln #201-$729,900 17035 Porta Vecchio Way #201-$699,500 17066 Porta Vecchio Way #201-$679,000 SOLD! 17025 Porta Vecchio Way #201-$599,900 Furnished 17066 Porta V ecchio Way #102-$598,500 Furnished New Cabreo Detached Villas From $559,000239-273-1376David William Auston, Mediterra Resident & Specialist Visit for property details Visit for lot details Beautiful designer furnished former model in a private setting with luxurious appointments and upgrades. 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Study Pool, Spa Outdoor Kitchen 2 Fireplaces Elevator Wine Room Priced at $2,295,000 furnished Airport Pulling Road, north of Golden Gate Parkway, in the heart of NaplesOffered by Grey Oaks Realty, Inc., a licensed real estate broker. Prices, features and availability subject to change without notice. Broker participation encouraged. 2207 Miramonte Way FEATURED RESIDENCE MUST SEE!!! The Rogers Teammarcoareaexperts.comPlatinum Elite Club Nothing compares to this on Marco! Unit 201 3BR/3.5BA with almost 2900 sf under air! Travertine marble oors, granite counters, state-of-the-art kitchen, master suite with marble shower and ooring, bamboo ooring in den, 2 lanais, beautiful outdoor kitchen with granite counter! Boat slip and lift available up to 30 boat. OPEN DAILY! SLASHED! $1,591,000 NOW $1,099,500 UNIT 303 SLASHED $1,571,000 NOW $1,069, #260115 SLASHED AGAIN! BRAND NEW LUXURY CONDOS REDUCED $500,000! WATER DIRECT, NO BRIDGES, 2 MINUTES TO OPEN WATER. ONLY 7 UNITS IN ENTIRE BUILDING! PRIVATE ELEVATOR TO EACH UNIT! GARAGE UNDER BUILDING WITH 2 PARKING SPACES!Phil Rogers, MBA, GRI, USAF-Ret239-821-7924Cathy Rogers, CDPE, PA, GRI,


41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Blvd. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 Florida Weeklys Open HousesCall 239.325.1960 to be included in Florida Weeklys Open Houses. >$900,00018 OLD NAPLES TUSCAN 741 3rd Street South #4 $995,000 Premier Properties Larry Roorda 860-2534>$1,000,00019 MARINERS PALM HARBOR 908 Panama Court Unit 201 $1,099,500 Unit 303 $1,069,500 Keller Williams, Cathy & Phil Rogers, 239-821-7926 or 239-821-7924 Open Mon. Fri. 2-5, Sat and Sun 1-5 20 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 7698 Santa Margherita Way $1,145,000 Premier Properties Dave/Ann Renner 784-5552 21 BONITA BAY AZURE 4931 Bonita Bay Blvd. #CH-104 $1,175,000 Premier Properties Peter Lent 273-1122 22 MEDITERRA FELICITA 16487 Felicita Court $1,249,000 Premier Properties Emily K. Bua/Tade Bua-Bell 2137420 23 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE TOWER 4251 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #8C $1,350,000 Premier Properties Angela R. Allen 825-8494 24 ESTUARY at GREY OAKS 1485 Anhinga Pointe Priced from $1,795,000 Premier Properties Call 239-261-3148 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun: 11-5 25 OLD NAPLES 663 11th Avenue South $1,949,000 Premier Properties Virginia/Randy Wilson 450-9091 >$2,000,00026 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive From $2,500,000 Premier Properties Call 239514-5050 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 27 BAREFOOT BEACH BAYFRONT GARDENS 209 Bayfront Drive $2,595,000 Premier Properties Cynthia Joannou 273-0666. call for entry>$4,000,00028 OLD NAPLES 155 20th Avenue South $4,295,000 Premier Properties Marty/Debbi McDermott 564-4231 29 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1280 Osprey Trail $4,995,000 Premier Properties Call 239-261-3148 >$7,000,00030 PORT ROYAL 1527 Galleon Drive $7,950,000 Premier Properties Michael Lawler 571-3939 >$8,000,00031 PORT ROYAL 963 Galleon Drive $8,900,000 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 PELICAN LANDING POINTE 3461 Pointe Creek Court #204 Premier Properties of Southwest Florida, Inc., REALTORS $199,000 Stephanie Coburn 825-3470 >$300,0002 BONITA BAY HAMMOCK ISLE 26010 Hammock Isle Court #101 $349,000 Premier Properties Carol Johnson/Michael Lickley 948-4000 3 PELICAN MARSH CLERMONT 1575 Clermont Drive #202 $369,000 Premier Properties Pam Hartman 216-7949 >$400,0004 THE STRADA AT MERCATO Located just North of Vanderbilt Beach Rd on US 41 Priced from $400s Premier Properties Call 239-594-9400 Mon. Sat. 10-8 and Sun: 12-8 5 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1801 From the Mid $400s. Premier Properties Tom Gasbarro 404-4883 Mon. Fri. 10-4 and Sat. Sun. 1-4 6 PARK SHORE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #1403 $485,000 Premier Properties Ed Cox/Jeff Cox 860-8806 >$500,0007 OLD NAPLES PETTIT SQUARE 292 14th Avenue South #A $575,000 Premier Properties Scott Pearson (612) 282-3000 8 CROSSINGS MILL RUN 6854 Wellington Drive $595,000 Premier Properties Mara Muller 272-6170 NEW LISTING>$600,0009 PARK SHORE HORIZON HOUSE 3951 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #601 $649,000 Premier Properties Pat Duggan 216-1980 10 PELICAN BAY CHATEAUMERE ROYALE 6000 Pelican Bay Blvd. #1001 $649,777 Esther Van Lare 404-3045 11 PARK SHORE COLONADE 235 Colonade Circle $695,000 Premier Properties Linda Ohler 404-6460 >$700,00012 BONITA BAY ESPERIA & TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive New construction priced from the $700s. Premier Properties Call 239.495.1105 Mon. Sat.10-5 and Sun. 12-5 13 MEDITERRA BRENDISI 29111 Brendisi Way #201 $739,000 Premier Properties Milton Collins 564-1266 14 PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB III 425 Dockside Drive #403 $749,000 Premier Properties Suzanne Ring 821-7550 15 PELICAN BAY INTERLACHEN 6770 Pelican Bay Blvd. #234 $769,000 Premier Properties Kristin Mikler 370-6292 16 BONITA BAY VISTAS 4751 Bonita Bay Blvd. #2103 $795,000 Premier Properties Cathy Lieberman/Cindy Reiff 777-2441>$800,00017 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $875,000 Premier Properties Call 239-594-1700 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5


239.592.1010 800.742.8885 QuailWest.comOPPORTUNITY ISNT JUST KNOCKING... ITS KICKING IN THE DOOR. Just south of Bonita Beach Road on Bonita Grande. 6289 Burnham Rd., Naples, Florida. 13940 WILLISTON WAY4 bedrooms plus den, 4 full baths and 2 half baths, enormous leisure room, pool, screened outdoor living with panoramic golf course view. 5,668 sq. ft. under air, 8,561 sq. ft. total area Priced at $3,195,000 HOMESITES WITH UNBELIEVABLE VIEWSAlthough your dream home plans are still in the making, the unprecedented pricing and developer incentives on homesites are too good to pass up.Priced from $290,000 JUST COMPLETED Quail West Golf & Country Club is offered by Quail West Realty, LLC., a licensed r eal estate broker. Prices, features and availability subject to change without notice.Excellence has an Address. 28704 LA CAILLE DRIVE1 story, 3 bedrooms plus den, 3.5 baths, pool. Brand new and professionally decorated. Lake and golf views. 3,139 sq. ft. under air, 4,751 sq. ft. total area. (Floorplans from $985,000)Priced at $1,335,000 NEW VILLAS RELEASED5922 BURNHAM ROAD2 story, 5 bedrooms plus den, 5 full baths and 2 half baths, pool. 900 ft. winding driveway, island-style lot. Panoramic golf and lake views. 9,528 sq. ft. under air, 16,538 sq. ft. total areaPriced at $8,900,000


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010WEEK at-a-glance Important potteryAntiques expert Terry Kovel says art pottery can sell for more than $1,000. C21 National acclaimNaples Flatbread & Wine Bar earns accolades for its fast-casual concept. C31 Wilde and wittyTheater critic Nancy Stetson says its important to see The Naples Players Earnest. C8 W i lde and w i tt y ThtitiNStt Hodges HumanitariansLuncheon honors three Sproul women, and more good-news events. C27-29 Recital celebrates 40 years of music scholarshipsFood fest a flavorful tradition that celebrates the end of seasonForty years is a long time by many standards, but especially when were considering the history of Naples. The city in 1970 was far different from the Naples of today. Even then, however, the Naples Music Club was a vital organization that had as one of its objectives the raising of funds to help young musicians continue their music education. Every year, many of those who receive NMC scholarships perform a spring recital for club members and the public as part of the scholarship awards ceremony. Seventeen of this years 33 winners will perform in the 40th Anniversary Winners Recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at First United Methodist Church. Admission is free and open to the public. A freewill offering will be taken. The young artists on the program are: Jared Blajian, Jeremy Brachle, Phillip Brindise, Nathaniel Cornell, Jon Coulter, Elizabeth Drugan, McClaran Hayes, Joseph Lang, Bennett Lanni, Johanne Nordilus, Christian Ostolaza, Joseph Peliska, Natalie Peliska, Rafael Rivas, Daniel Rosman, Catherine Schramm and Christian Stahlman. The remaining 16 scholarship winners Twenty-seven years ago, a pioneering couple wanted to find a way to say thank you to the Naples community at the end of a busy winter and spring. That year, they gathered a handful of restaurants to offer samples of their most popular dishes for the public to enjoy. Ray and June Singer hoped with each passing year, that the event would grow as an end-of-season showcase for restaurateurs. SEE RECITAL, C4 SEE TASTE, C4 Taste CollierofCOURTESY IMAGESAbove: Mayor Bill Barnett, left, and Trey Radel served as persuasive celebrity auctioneers at Taste of Collier 2009 and promise to deliver the same performance this year. Top: Naples artist Nora Butler created the poster and T-shirt art this year, as she has done for the past two Tastes.SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________JEANNETTE BOUCHER/COURTESY PHOTOJared Blajian warms up before his scholarship audition at Gulf Coast High School. He is among the winners who perform in Sundays recital. BY MARILYN STANHOPESpecial to Florida Weekly

PAGE 46 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 Merchants of Beauty and Value275 Broad Avenue So. Naples, FL 34102 (239)262-4551 www.debruyne Tuesday thru Saturday 11 to 5 P.M. Closed Sunday and Monday 19th, 20th & 21st Century Art for the Discriminating Collector, Both Beginning and Experienced Contact Artis >>Send your dating tips, questions, and disasters to: down, guys want decent, generous, affectionate women. In the chapter titled In His Own Words, Mr. Gilderman quotes a man named Jimmy who puts it this way, When a woman acts with true selflessness, I think it makes men think about her in a different way. Thats the moment hes going to think about being with you long-term. With Michelle, perhaps the problem lies less with the men she dates and more with the way she schemes to get them. If character indicates a keeper, this one is a throw back. On a recent afternoon, my friend Michelle, a slim, foxy young woman with dark hair and soft brown eyes, made a pass at an older man at the local library. You look like youre doing a lot of work there, she said, tilting her chin at the pile of books stacked on the table they shared. The man nodded. Im in law school, he said. Then, throwing his hands up in a helpless gesture and rolling his eyes toward the ceiling, Exams. Michelle laughed. They whispered back and forth for several minutes, then the man asked for Michelles phone number. She handed over her digits and marked the meeting a success. In fact, Michelle had been on a mission for months to track down just the sort of man sitting across from her at the library worktable. Inspired by a married friend who extolled the virtues of wedlock, Michelle had decided to move her relationships away from casual flings and toward a path that would lead to marriage. She deemed her 22-year-old contemporaries not ready for the relationship longhaul and set out to find an older man with solid job prospects and the potential for romantic stability. Over the next two weeks, the soonto-be-lawyer wooed Michelle with skim Scheming to score a man nets zero SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS ArtisHENDERSON ... she thought herself a worthier catch, but surely compromises pave the road to matrimony...lattes and tofu chow mien. He picked up the tab every time the two stepped out, and Michelle counted this a good sign. A man who invests cash in a relationship is in it for keeps, she reasoned. True, she imagined herself better looking than her beau and, also true, she thought herself a worthier catch, but surely compromises pave the road to matrimony. What a shock then, when she discovered her suitor sipping lattes with another woman at their favorite coffee shop. He looked up in time to see Michelle before she hurried away and then sent her a smiley face text message a few minutes later. Not a winky face? I asked when Michelle told me the story. Definitely a smiley face, she said. He was mocking me. What hurt the most, to hear her tell it, was not the deception itself but the promise she imagined hed broken. His age, his nascent law career: These things pointed to a stable man, a man willing to embark on the journey to matrimonial commitment. I dont think guys are ever ready, Michelle moaned. Not so, says Gregory Gilderman in his fantastically entertaining new book, Shes the One. A one-time television personality and Cosmopolitan magazine relationship guru, Mr. Gilderman says all men like women are searching for the One. What makes a guy view a girl as marriage or serious girlfriend material is her character, Gilderman writes. Deep >> d isas t W m w s t T ab lem an d to g k e ep i cked u p ped out, d si g n. A a tions h ip T rue, she t han her h erself a pr omises e discovh another s hop. He e fore she m ile y f ace d n d n t d o oe r a n e w me p ol Mr. w omen a girl as a terial is Deep


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PAGE 48 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 We just wanted to create an event where the restaurants could thank everyone for season. Those first couple of years, it was just a handful of restaurants and maybe a hundred people attending, said Ray Singer. Fast forward to this coming Sunday, May 2, when the Taste of Collier will showcase more than 35 area eateries and attract a hungry crowd of more than 15,000 people. In addition to sampling a wide variety of tasty treats things like Potstickers and Pulled Pork Sliders, Stone Crab Claws and Grilled Swordfish with Rice Pilaf, WoodGrilled Szechuan Baby Back Ribs and BBQ Shrimp, just for starters attendees can also enjoy ice carving contests, live music, chef demonstrations and the Bayfront Boat Show. For the second year, Naples Mayor Bill Barnett and Trey Radel, host of Daybreak on 92.5FM and former WINK News anchor, will dish out their special brand of humor and persuasive skills for the live auction. Prizes up for the highest bidder include rounds of golf, hotel stays, a gourmet dinner for eight prepared by a personal chef and a family membership to a private club. Lined up for this years live entertainment are: Symon, Mike Simons World Music and The Stacey Allison Group. Just as important as assuaging the appetites of the masses, Taste of Collier raises money for local charities. Over the years, more than $750,000 has been donated to worthy causes. This years beneficiaries are St. Matthews House, the Collier Chapter of the American Red Cross and the ProStart culinary program for Collier County students. Presenting sponsor of 2010 Taste of Collier is Iberia Bank. Chef demonstrations are sponsored by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery; the ice-carving contest is sponsored by Rasmussen College; and the live auction is sponsored by Sweetbay Supermarket. Additional sponsors include Conditioned Air, Bayfront, MarineMax Naples, Naples Daily News, Gulfshore Life, Naples Bay Resort, Bob 102.9-FM, Mix 104.7-FM, Gator Country 101.9-FM, 98.9-FM WGUF, Comcast,, Talent! The Agency of Choice and WordPlay Inc. Admission is $5 per person, with children 5 and younger admitted free. Food and drink is $1 to $5 per item, purchased with tickets that will be sold onsite. For more information, visit names will be announced as part of the awards program. This year 64 students competed in the following categories: brass, woodwinds, piano, percussion, strings and voice. The NMC was founded in 1965 by Tom and Grace Truesdale, but it wasnt until 1970 that members were able to offer the first NMC scholarship: $500 to 17-year-old Anita Boqvist for summer study. Now Anita Boqvist Smith, she will attend the recital this weekend. Ms. Smith has taught all grade levels of music education during a career that took her from Naples to Boca Raton in 1985. There she has conducted choruses and taught vocalists who have excelled in district festivals in Florida and the southeastern U.S. She is the soprano soloist at St. Pauls Episcopal Church in Delray, Fla., does accompanying in Palm Beach County and sings with big bands and small combos whenever she has the opportunity. That $500 award in 1970 certainly went a long way. Over the years since then, the club has awarded nearly $400,000 to more than 600 middle and high school students. Among the more recent recipients is Janelle House, a Turiel Award winner in 2000. The clubs top award, the Turiel is typically given to a senior who best meets a number of criteria. Ms. House performed earlier this year on the harp alongside her teacher, Naples Philharmonic principal harpist Dickie Fleisher. Pianist Alden Gatt, now a senior at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y., won the Turiel in 2006. He returned to Naples and performed a recital for NMC members and the community in March. Lederian Townsend, the 2007 Turiel recipient, is a junior at Florida State University. Majoring in music education, he hopes to teach in his hometown of Immokalee, go to graduate school and eventually lead a symphony orchestra. Last year, Laura Chami won the Turiel with her beautiful vocal performance of an Offenbach aria. Ms. Chamis musical talents extend beyond her voice to the piano and the alto saxophone as well. Currently attending FSU, she is majoring in music therapy and minoring in vocal performance. TASTEFrom page 1RECITALFrom page 1 >> What: The 27th annual Taste of Collier >> When: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 2 >> Where: Bayfront, at the corner of Goodlette Road and Fifth Avenue South >> Cost: $5 per person admission; food and drink $1 to $5 per item, purchased with ticket sold onsite >> Parking: Free, at the former Grand Central Station site >> Info: in the know >> Among those who will be serving samples of their signature dishes at Taste of Collier are: Berts Seafood and Chowder House Caf Luna Calistoga Bakery Caf Emack & Bolio Flemings Steakhouse Freds Diner Greek Gourmet HBs on the Gulf Jets Pizza Longhorn Steakhouse McCormick and Schmicks Moes Southwest Grill Mulligans Sports Grille Olio on the Bay Panera Bread Pinchers Crab Shack P.J. Skinnys Pub at Mercato Real Seafood Company Roys Ruths Chris Steakhouse Sam Sneads Tavern Seminole Casino 1st Street Deli St. Matthews House Catering Stoneys Steakhouse Tavern on the Bay Terracina Grande Trulucks The American Culinary Federation Zizis great eats >> What: 40th Anniversary Winners Recital >> Who: The Naples Music Clubs 2010 student scholarship winners >> When: 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2 >> Where: First United Methodist Church, 388 First Ave. S. >> Admission: Free, but a freewill offering will be taken >> Info: 290-0501 or www.naplesmusicclub. org in the know COURTESY PHOTOSAs these photos from last years Taste of Collier show, presentation gets as much attention as taste in the dishes served. JEANNETTE BOUCHER/ COURTESY PHOTOSThese photos were taken on scholarship audition day, April 17, at Golden Gate High School. Above, left to right: Sergei Lugovskoy, Marcelo Marsalli and Tarik Machado Marque await their turns. Nicole Pavlisin Hao-ting Wu


WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY THE MUSIC GOURMET I grew up in bluegrass country. Even though I was trained as a classical musician, there has always been a special place in my heart for the quintessentially American art form we call bluegrass (and great gospel music, too, but thats another story). Until I heard a sold-out performance at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center on April 16, however, I thought the Cherryholmes Family Band was the best in the business. They brought down the house at the Phil two years ago, and will return in May, combining their talents with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, which promises to be a blockbuster event. But the Cherryholmes Family Band now has some serious competition for first place in my heart. At Bluegrass Meets the Maestro, I was overwhelmed by The Kruger Brothers talent combined with the Charlotte Symphony. Under the director of Francis Wada, the orchestra played as if theyd been doing bluegrass all their lives, never stumbling, miscounting or missing a cue. The audience ate it up, swinging and swaying to the beat and toe-tapping and clapping along with many of the pieces. Of course, it didnt hurt that their charismatic conductor, attired in an over-thetop cowboy shirt and matching slacks appeared to be having as much fun as the audience as he guided his musicians through their paces like a mother hen. Now completing his first year as conductor and music director for the Charlotte Symphony, Mr. Wada has brought a whole new level of excellence and excitement to Charlotte County. A native of Japan, where he was born into privilege only to have the familys wealth evaporate overnight during a bank collapse, he views those bleak times as the perfect venue for learning the lesson of perseverance. And persevere he has, emigrating to this country, graduating from the Catholic University of Americas School of Music, and proceeding to electrify audiences with his conducting skills and charm these past 30-plus years, 28 of which hes spent as conductor and music director of the Thayer Symphony in Leominster, Mass. He is clearly unafraid to do things differently, take chances. And from what I have observed thus far, his choices have been right on. Hence his decision to bring The Kruger Brothers to Punta Gorda and combine the bands rare bluegrass talents with the Charlotte Symphony. Im sure the maestro fully expected the symphony to rise to the occasion. And it did. Unlike the Cherryholmes Family Band, which plays more what I classify as Appalachian bluegrass, The Kruger Brothers play I call new American bluegrass. Same instruments, same picking and strumming, same rhythm but they speak proper English and have very different themes to their story lines. Born and raised in Switzerland, Jens Kruger, who is the banjo player, also is its amazingly talented composer. His brother, Uwe, makes a guitar sing like theres no tomorrow. Joel Landsberg, the quiet one, plays a mean bass guitar. Josh Day adds percussion to the mix. Although they began performing professionally in Europe in 1973, it wasnt until 1997 that America finally got a chance to hear and see them. They live in North Carolina on the rare occasions when they are not on the road, delivering their special brand of magic to audiences everywhere. The first half of the program in Punta Gorda was a shimmering composition of, theoretically, nine separate movements or pieces. I say theoretically because numbers segued into one another so perfectly, it was sometimes impossible to discern where one ended and the next began. This lush composition titled Music from the Spring was composed by Jens Kruger, whose banjo playing sounded just like a flamenco guitar on several occasions. Several selections were based on simple, redundant melody lines that were transfigured into a modern masterpiece in the course of a few bars. And sing! Well, of course they can sing. Uwe has a baritone voice that is somehow reminiscent of Gordon Lightfoot. But this concert wasnt just about The Kruger Brothers; it was also the exciting ways the symphony enhanced each number on the program. The flutes lead off in Up 18 North, and the violins took on the role of fiddlers in another piece. Then came the horns, taking the lead in one. The combination of sounds and rhythms was, frankly, intoxicating. Run Run Run, sang Jens, his banjo nearly exploding as the rhythm practically overwhelmed the room. You would swear Uwes guitar said, My turn! as the two instruments traded off time and again. I sure hope this will not be the last time we get to enjoy The Kruger Brothers. They and the Charlotte Symphony gave 110 percent to the performance. Everyone was excitedly talking about having a terrific evening when I left. Anytime an audience responds so enthusiastically, you know you have a real winner. Peg Goldberg Longstreth was trained as a classical musician. She owns Longstreth-Goldberg Art Gallery in Naples. Bluegrass Meets the Maestro for a terrific show in Punta Gorda th th d lo w m PegGOLDBERG LONGSTRETH THE CHARLOTTE SYMPHONY / COURTESY PHOTOMaestro Wada gets in the act with his harmonica during the encore. Darren McGrady, former senior chef at Buckingham Palace and Dianas personal chef at Kensington Palace, will discuss royal life and the history of high English tea. Refreshments based on McGrady's recipes will be served. Darrens cookbook as well as Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration exhibition tickets and catalogues will be sold.MAY 2, 2010 1-3 PMTHE RITZ-CARLTON, NAPLES 280 VANDERBILT BEACH ROADHave Afternoon Tea with Princess Dianas Personal ChefExhibition open daily with TIMED entries $100 per person RSVP by April 28 to 239-598-6644Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration Exhibition ON VIEW THROUGH JUNE 27 DARREN MCGRADYA portion of all event proceeds bene t local breast cancer charities.

PAGE 50 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO This weeks theater Menopause the Musical At the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall April 28-29. 481-4849. The Big Bang At Florida Rep May 7-23, with previews May 4-6. 3324488 or The Importance of Being Earnest By The Naples Players at The Sugden Community Theatre through May 15. 263-7990. The House of Bernarda Alba By The Laboratory Theater of Florida April 29-May 15 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. 333-1933. This weeks symphony Pops No. 4 A Long and Winding Road: The Concert Starring Maureen McGovern at the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts April 28-May 2. 597-1900. Thursday, April 29 Exhibit Opening The Florida West 2010 Awards Exhibit opens with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and runs through May 20. The gallery is at Bonita Commons, 25987 South Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs. 948-4427 or Special Show Maria Callas is portrayed by Elizabeth Bonnie Bozzo at 2 p.m. at Headquarters Library, 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. Free. Registration is required: 593-0177. Art Studios The Art League of Bonita Springs presents an art walk at the Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 S. Bay Dr. from 4-7 p.m. Enjoy art and musical entertainment. 495-8989 or Thursdays on Third Enjoy live music and free entertainment along with shopping and dining every Thursday evening between November and May on Third Street South. Quiz Night The English Pub hosts Quiz Night at 8:30 p.m. 775-3727, 2408 Linwood Ave. East Naples. www. Friday, April 30 Pink Fundraiser A Hot Pink Party fundraising event is set for 8-10 p.m. at Noodles Italian Caf & Sushi Bar. Behold Naples & The Little Black Dress Club of Naples hold a silent auction to benefit the Shelter for Abused Women and Children. Outdoor Tunes Angie & Perfect Gentlemen perform from 6-8 p.m. in the restaurant piazza at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766. Weekend Concerts Gulf Coast Town Center offers its free Weekend Concert Series in Market Plaza from 7-9 p.m. Tonight: Classic hits by Pat Trick. 267-0783 or Saturday, May 1 Ocean Day Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts Oceans Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 300 Tower Rd. In its sixth year the free event includes a touch tank, Casting for Conservation interactive fishing demonstration, environmental movies and other presentations. 417-6310 or visit Blues Fest Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels headline Blues on the Green today and Saturday at the Fort Myers Beach Golf Course. Enjoy blues, food and drink; bring chairs or blankets. Tickets are $20 or $25. 765-6988 or www.islandartsfoundation. org. Pet Party Freds Diner, 2700 Immokalee Road, hosts Party With The Big Dogs from 1-5 p.m. on Derby Day. Enjoy an afternoon of food, fun and spirits and meet Labrador retrievers for adoption. Adoptions through Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida will receive a free dinner from Freds in their adoption package. 431-7928. Bluegrass Concert Thundering Bluegrass, with Grammy winner Paul Brewster, plus Clay Hess, Cory Walker, Jason Jones and Jon Garon, is set for 7-10 p.m. at The Norris Center. $20. 2133049. Derby Party The Art League of Bonita Springs presents Affairs of the Arts No. 18 You Can Bet On It at 5 p.m. Catch the excitement, and flavors, of the Kentucky Derby in Bonita Springs for $120 per person. 495-8989 or Weekend Concerts Gulf Coast Town Center offers its free Weekend Concert Series in Market Plaza from 7-9 p.m. Tonight: Classic hits by Richie C. 267-0783 or Chess Anyone? The Southwest Florida Chess Club invites players of all ages and abilities to gather at Books-A-Million at Mercado from 1:30-5 p.m. 898-0458 or e-mail swflchess@ Sunday, May 2 Canine Stroll Dogs in the Park KEN HOWARD/COURTESY PHOTORenee Fleming and Lawrence Brownlee star in The Metropolitan Operas production of Rossinis Armida, the mythical story of a sorceress who enthralls men in her island prison. The matinee performance of Armida will be shown live in HD beginning at 1 p.m. Saturd ay, May 1 and 22, at Hollywood Stadium 20 in Naples and at Hollywood Coconut Point 16 in Estero. The four-hour opera has two intermissions. T ickets are $15-$22. For more information, visit Smokefish is a mixed media on canvas work by Lucien Dulfan. See it and more by the Russianborn conceptual artist, as well as a wide array of paintings and sculptures by more than 40 contemporary artists, at Longstreth Goldberg Art. The gallery at 5640 Taylor Road is a great place to begin on Underground Art Wednesday coming up May 5. More than a dozen galleries and working artists studios in the North Naples neighborhood off Pine Ridge Road will be open from 6-9 p.m., with many offering entertainment and refreshments.


WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOWEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Interactive Friendly Pirate Fun for the Whole Family Set sail on a 90 minute swashbuckling show! 239-765-7272 2500 Main Street Ft Myers Beach Located at Salty Sams Waterfront Adventures Arrive 30-40 minutes prior to departure. Call For Times and Reservations 239-765-7272 Happy Hour 5-6pm Every DayIncludes the Lounge and Dining Room 1/2 off cocktails, house wine, domestic beer and appetizersEarly Dinner O erings 5-6pm $16.95 Per PersonMake your Mothers Day Reservation Today!4050 Gulfshore Blvd. N. Naples The Venetian Cloydes Steak & Lobster House takes place from 3-5 p.m. at the Naples Botanical Garden. Bring your dog and stroll the pathways of the garden. One dog per adult; dogs must be current with all vaccinations and registrations. $4.95 for non-members and free for members. or 643-7275. Water Ski Show A free water ski show by the Southern Extreme Water-Ski Team starts at 4 p.m. every Sunday at Miromar Outlets near the Restaurant Piazza. Monday, May 3 Love Trivia? The Pub at Mercato has Trivia Night every Monday at 7:30 p.m. 594-9400. Tuesday, May 4 Exhibit Opens An opening reception for the multi-media exhibit is set for 5:30-7 p.m. at the Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr., Marco Island. Admission is free to members and $5 for guests. 394-4221. Garden Art Artist in the Garden is set for 8 a.m.-noon at the Naples Botanical Garden. Artists and photographers are welcome to set up easels and tripods on any of the gardens lawn and public pathways and be inspired by the gardens beauty. 643-7275. Team Trivia Boston Beer Garden Team Trivia is played at 9 p.m. every Tuesday at 2396 Immokalee Rd. 596-2337. Wednesday, May 5 Art Event The North Naples Arts Alliance hosts Underground Art Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at numerous galleries and studios. 821-1061. Butterfly Program A Life Long Learning Program: Getting to Know You-Local Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars is set for 10 a.m.-noon at the Naples Botanical Garden. Discover the world of lepidoptera with the Gardens own Britt Patterson-Weber. $20/members, $30/non-members. 643-7275. Fiesta Time The Hilton Naples hosts a Cinco de Mayo Party from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 5111 Tamiami Trail N. Admission includes appetizers, one margarita and a live DJ. $10 in advance and $15 at the door. 430-4999. Bike Night Naples HarleyDavidson hosts a Hog-O-De-May-O celebration from 6-10 p.m. Enjoy $1 beer, Mexican food and live music. 594-5504 or Pirate Night Join The English Pub every Wednesday for Pirate Night and Hermit Crab Races as well as live entertainment at 6:30 p.m. 775-3727 or History Tours Walking tours of the Naples Historical District start at 10 a.m. at 137 12th Ave. South. Requested donations are $15 adults, $5 children. Reservations are required: 261-8164. Song Night Wednesdays are Singer/Songwriter Night from 7-10 p.m. at Freds Diner, 2700 Immokalee Road, Naples. 431-7928 or www.fredsdiner. com. Upcoming events Pottery Party A Taste of Raku is offered at Rosen Gallery & Studios in Naples by artists Annabelle Johnson and Richard W. Rosen from 6-9 p.m. May 6. Enjoy an extraordinary pottery-filled evening of glazing, socializing and firing. Cost: $43; includes materials, refreshments and a finished piece of raku to take home. Reservations: or 821-1061. Elvis Event Blue Suede Shoes: The Ultimate Bash Celebrating Elvis 75th starts at 8 p.m. May 6 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900. Student Showcase The Art League of Bonita Springs hosts a Student Showcase Opening Reception from 6-8 p.m. May 7 at the Center for the Arts, 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or Friday Tunes The Mercato First Friday Concert is set for 6-10 p.m. May 7. 403-2204. Funny Stuff Naples City Improv takes the stage at the Norris Center at 8 p.m. May 7. $15. Museum Event Enjoy coffee with the Curator at 10 a.m. May 8 at the Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art with Michael Culver, who will be your guide through the exhibitions marking the museums 10th anniversary season. Afterward, adjourn to the Dome for coffee and conversation. 597-1900 or Canoe Competition The Great Dock Canoe Race starts at 11 a.m. May 8 at Crayton Cove. 263-9940. Gallery Event The Galleries of Crayton Cove host an evening of special events, music, food, drinks and assorted art from 6-9 p.m. May 8. 403-8393. Tango Event The monthly Repun Tango Milonga in Naples takes place May 8 at the Bath and Tennis Club, 4995 Airport Pulling Rd. Enjoy music and dancing on the second Saturday of the month. Garden Brunch A Mothers Day Garden Brunch is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 9 at the Naples Botanical Garden. Enjoy a variety of food to satisfy everyones palate. Pre-registration required; $50 for members and $55for non-members. 643-7275. Raku Party The Art League of Bonita Springs hosts Raku and You from 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 11 at the Center for the Arts, 26100 Old 41 Road. $39. Enjoy a picnic-style meal and create your own pottery, 495-8989 or www. Opera Celebration The Naples Opera Society presents an evening of Opera and Memories celebrating its 10th anniversary as a nonprofit organization at 7:30 p.m. May 11 at the Norris Center. Popular vocalists from the years of concerts perform, and a history of the nonprofits birth, development and community service will be shared. No tickets required. 598-6110. Send calendar listings to events@


C8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY When we fall in love, do we fall in love with the person, or with our idea of him? In Oscar Wildes classic The Importance of Being Earnest, at least three people fall in love with their idea of the other, rather than with the flesh-andblood person. Algernon (Robert Armstrong) falls in love with Cecily (Jasmine Vizena) simply upon hearing a description of her. And when they do meet, Cecily informs him that shes long been in love with him and, in fact, that theyre already engaged. Shes fantasized an entire romance, complete with impassioned diary entries, and has even taken it upon herself to write his love letters to her. Cecily loves him, madly and deeply, in that way that only teenagers can when they fall in love for the first time. Of course, she also thinks his name is Earnest. Gwendolyn is in love, too, though shes a bit more mischievous and mysterious about it. Her feelings for Jack (Mark Vanagas) are based on her belief that his name is Earnest. The two men proclaim love for these women, but yet, theyre also playboys. Both pretend to be called Earnest. And both have created imaginary people they use as an excuse to run off and do what they please. Jack, who lives in the country, has created a brother, Earnest, who lives in the city and is always getting into scrapes. Algernon, who lives in the city, has created a friend called Bunbury, whose constant illnesses give Algernon an excuse to run off to the country. Algernon tells Jack that a man who marries without having a Bunbury an excuse that allows him to leave whenever he wants has a very tedious time of it. You dont seem to realize that in married life, three is company and two is none. This is just one of Mr. Wildes clever comments in a play chock-full of them. A master of witty repartee and arch social commentary, he possessed a singular knack for turning language on its head. For example, Algernon proclaims that, Divorces are made in heaven, and complains about married women who flirt with their husbands, declaring it scandalous. It looks bad, he says. It is simply washing ones clean linen in public. Later on, Gwendolyn complains that, Few parents today pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old-fashioned respect for the young is fast dying out.Listen carefullyThough the cast of The Naples Players production delivers the lines well, much of the humor seemed to fly over the heads of the opening-night audience, which was a shame. (Even with delicious throw-away lines like this: I never travel without my diary. One should have something sensational to read in the train.) The dialogue works on numerous levels. (Some, through the years, have speculated that Mr. Wilde sprinkled inside jokes throughout his play: that earnest means gay, for instance, and bunburying is code for having a tryst.) Mr. Armstrong plays Algernon as a pretty boy all looks and no substance. Even his own aunt dryly admits that, He has nothing, but he looks everything. His Algernon is petulant, spoiled, and self-indulgent. Mr. Vanagas, as Jack, is a dandy from head to foot; hes perfectly natural in the role. He delivers his lines as if hed been born in the 19th century. And his hangdog looks when he pretends to be in mourning are priceless. Though not masquerading as an Earnest, Ms. Vizena plays her role with the most earnestness of the cast, wearing her heart on her sleeve. Ms. Walck is more restrained, portraying Gwendolyn with a barely restrained inner glee, as if shes carrying around a secret. Sepp Ronay has two roles, as a butler and a reverend, and gets laughs simply walking out of a room as the former. John Van Engelen also plays a polished butler, professional but confused by the goings-on in the household. Tricia Laycock, whose time on stage is all-too-short, portrays Miss Prism, Cecilys delightfully befuddled governess. She proves the adage that there are no small roles, as she creates a highly memorable character from a minimum of lines. An imp on stage, she drew laughter just by the way she examines a handbag. The plum role, perfectly playedMegan McCombs rules the stage as Lady Bracknell (Gwendolyns mother and Algernons aunt) with her flinty squint and commanding voice. You get the feeling she could stop a river dead in its tracks if she wanted to. Its a plum role, one often played by men, and Ms. McCombs pulls out all the stops. Like Mr. Vanagas, she seems born to say these lines; she gets the humor of them, and knows just how to deliver them. Though she never resorts to milking a scene, her wonderful wardrobe (by Dot Auchmoody) almost does, teetering precariously on the verge of being over-the-top. Her initial outfit includes a hat with two feathers waving like antennae. In Act III, she wears a dress with sleeves so puffy and wide you suspect she has to walk through doorways sideways. Its obvious Ms. Auchmoody had fun costuming this crew in spats and ascots, gloves, pocket watches and lavish gowns. (Mr. Vanagas was responsible for the wigs and millenary.) An innovative settingThe Importance of Being Earnest takes place in 1895, but The Naples Players cleverly present it as a mix of old and new. The costumes and props are late 19th century, but the set (by Todd Potter) shouts 21st century. Its white and clean and minimalist, very contemporary. In her program notes, director Dallas Dunnagan says she wondered how to give the play modern sensibilities, yet let it remain true to the period it was written. It was Mr. Potter who suggested designing a modern set, very clean and clear so the audience can focus on the dialogue. And it works. It works stupendously. Its one the more creative sets Ive seen in a while, and I applaud The Naples Players for their innovation. Ms. Dunnagan has cast this play thoughtfully. (Id rush to see any play that boasts Ms. McCombs, Ms. Laycock or Mr. Vanagas; having all three in the same production is a triple treat.) And with her staging and direction, Ms. Dunnagan skillfully brings out both the physical and verbal comedy of this classic. Mr. Wilde subtitled his play A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, and thats exactly what it is silly comedy that also makes you think. Algernon declares near the beginning of the show that, The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Perhaps. But in Mr. Wildes hands, it is sparklingly witty and thoroughly entertaining. THEATER REVIEW NancySTETSON Most importantly, this play is delightfully Wilde and EarnestCOURTESY PHOTO Onstage during a confrontational moment in The Importance of Being Earnest, from left: Sepp Ronay as Rev. Chasuble, Tricia Laycock as Miss Prism, Megan McCombs as Lady Bracknell, Mark Vanagas as Jack, Jessica Walck as Gwendolyn, Robert Armstrong as Algernon and Jasmine Vizena as Cecily. >>What: The Importance of Being Earnest, by The Naples Players >>When: Through May 15 >>Where: The Sugden Community Theatre, 701 Fifth Ave. S., Naples >>Cost: $30 ($10 for students) >>Info: 263-7990 or in the know Share light bites & bubbly while browsing our NEW LOCATION Meet Textile/Jewelry Designer Cynthia Slack for a T runk Show Meet representatives from Douglas Brooke Salon for skin, hair and makeup consultations Register to win: A custom designed necklace from Cynthia Slack A Gift Certicate and gift bag from Bradleys Jewelers A Gift Bag from Miss Lucys House of Holidays Special Discounts given throughout the day an in-store, all day event for the launch of our NEW LOCATIONWho: What: An in-store, all day event When: Thursday, May 6th 11:30 am 6:30 pm Where: Our new location at the Park Shops at Andrea Lane Why: To launch our fabulous new store! 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FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 C9 GIVING The Community Foundation of Collier County provides donors with the opportunity to create a philanthropic fund from which they can support their charitable causes. A donor advised fund enables you make gifts to charity from a collective fund, much like your own foundation. This article will describe a creative and efficient method for building your donor advised fund. A Charitable Lead Trust is created for the purpose of providing a current stream of distributions to fund a charity over a period of years. The charity that is funded can be your donor advised fund at the Community Foundation. There are two types of CLTs, based on how the distributions are determined: A unitrust makes a distribution that is a percentage of the principal value at the end of the previous year; an annuity trust makes a distribution of a fixed amount every year that is determined by the initial funding of the trust. Most donors choose the annuity trust because the growth of the trust can then pass to heirs, instead of sharing the growth with charity. The CLT has many tax and estate planning benefits, particularly in our current financial environment. Since this trust is designed to provide current funding to charity while transferring assets to your heirs, it is most effective in a low interest environment (at the time of the funding) and when assets are depressed in value and have a good chance to grow. Here is how it works: A donor establishes a CLT and transfers assets, such as stocks and bonds, to the trust. The CLT will make periodic distributions to the Community Foundation to fund your donor advised fund. Once the term of the trust is complete, the remaining principal may be passed to your heirs. A typical CLT is designed to exist for a period of years, most often 10-20 years. During this term, the annual distributions will provide significant funding for your donor advised fund. Once your donor advised fund is established and the CLT has begun making distributions, you will be able to make gifts to charities from your fund. As your fund grows with investments and additional contributions, your gifts to charity will become more significant. This is a great way to involve your family in the philanthropic process.An illustrationLets put some numbers to this so that you can see the specific advantages.Mr. and Mrs. James establish a charitable annuity lead trust and contribute $500,000 of stock, bonds and mutual funds from their investment account. The trust will make annual distributions at the end of each year of $35,000 or 7 percent of the initial principal of the trust. The trust will exist for a term of 15 years. The James two children will receive the remaining principal of trust at the end of 15 years. Since it is considered a completed gift when the trust is funded, then Mr. and Mrs. James would need to allocate some of their unified credit or pay the gift tax on the value of the gift. The trust will be making $35,000 annual distributions for 15 years; therefore, the gift tax deduction would be $411,845 if the trust is funded in May of 2010. This means the James are making a taxable gift, as recognized by the IRS, of $88,155 to their children. In reality, the principal amount the children will receive in 15 years may be in excess of $500,000. During the 15-year term, the CLT will be fund your donor advised fund with $525,000. This is an exciting result. The CLAT can help you accomplish several planning goals. First, you will have created a charitable fund of more than $500,000, from which you make your annual gifts to charity. In addition, you are passing $500,000 to your children as a taxable gift of $88,155. This is an example of how to accomplish great things by taking care of your family and philanthropy at the same time. Steven Benson, certified financial planner and the principal of Palm Coast Financial Group, is a member of the Community Foundation of Collier Countys Professional Advisors Council. The foundation manages more than 400 funds established by charitable individuals and organizations and offers donor advised funds. For more information, call 649-5000 or visit Lead Trusts: A creative way to fund a charity over several yearsBY STEVEN BENSON ____________________Special to Florida Weekly Theclosest(you)cangettoElvisintheflesh.CNNThursday,May6,8p.m.$ orcall(239)597-1900orvisitourBoxOce 5833PelicanBayBoulevard,Naples,FL34108-2740BoxOffice/phonehours:Monday-Saturday,10a.m.-5p.m.;Sunday,noon-5p.m. ScotBruce MikeAlbertINTHECRITICALLYACCLAIMEDTRIBUTESHOWBlueSuedeShoes: eUltimateElvisBashStarringScotBruce,MikeAlbertandtheBigEBandELVIS LIVES!Notone,buttworenownedElvisimpressionistsMikeAlbert,playingthe olderElvis,andScotBruce,performingastheyoungerElviswillhaveyou allshookup!BothmenhaveportrayedTheKinginvenuesaroundthe country.DontmissthematthePhilinNaples! PUZZLE ANSWERS BENSON

PAGE 54 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 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 FOR THE BIRDS 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: TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Going to new places and meeting new people appeals to both the Taureans romantic and practical side. After all, you never can tell where those new contacts can take you. Right? GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) That career-change opportunity that didnt work out when you first considered it could come up again. But this time, remember that you have more to offer and should act accordingly. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) There could be some tensions in relationships domestic or workaday. But a calm approach that doesnt raise the anger levels and a frank discussion soon will resolve the problem. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Its a good idea to begin preparing for that career change youve been thinking about for a while. Start to sharpen your skills and expand your background to be ready when it calls. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Bless that Virgo skepticism that has kept you from falling into traps others seem to rush into. But you might want to give a new possibility the benefit of the doubt, at least on a trial basis. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Traveling and career are strong in your aspect. Perhaps your job will take you to someplace exotic. Or you might be setting up meetings with potential clients or employers. Whatever it is, good luck. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Someone might use deception to try to push you into making a decision youre not fully comfortable with. But those keen Scorpio senses should keep you alert to any such attempt. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Romance dominates this week when Cupid spears the Archer, for a change. Positive things also are happening in the workplace. Expect important news to arrive by the weeks end. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Anyone trying to bully the Sea Goat -whether it involves a personal or a professional matter -will learn a painful lesson. Others will also benefit from the Goats strong example. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Congratulations. With things going the way they are, you should be able to spare some time and take a break from your hectic schedule for some well-earned fun and games. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Your sharp Piscean intuition should be able to uncover the true agendas of those who might be trying to catch the Fish in one of their schemes. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A seemingly stalled romantic situation could benefit from your reassurance that you want this relationship to work. And if you do, use a tad more of that irresistible Aries charm. BORN THIS WEEK: Your flair for innovative art and design keeps you at least a step ahead of most everyone else. *Colorado State University hurricane team **Call for details.License #CRC056857STRM SMART INDUSTRIESare predicted for 2010*.Dont delay,call Storm Smart today. Intelligent Hurricane Protection.888.962.7283 Buy any 4 Storm Smart Products and get the 5thFREE!**Plus register to save 10%4Major HurricanesSTRM SMART4Major Hurricanes888.962.7283


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C12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY FLORIDA WRITERS Sanibel author creates guide to paradiseA lavishly produced coffee table book and an authoritative, userfriendly field guide, Charles Sobczaks Living Sanibel is also a labor of love. Twentyfive years ago, Mr. Sobczak and his wife moved to his treasured island from the Midwest. He explored its soul its inner nature with his first title, the novel Six Mornings on Sanibel (1999). Now, six titles later, he has explored its body its outer nature. Although Mr. Sobczak apologizes for what he has had to leave out, he erred on the side of being utilitarian rather than encyclopedic. Who would want to carry three volumes around to become intimate with the flora and fauna of those delightful islands off the Lee County coast? This single volume manages to cover its subject generously and with passionate attention. Each entry in Living Sanibel begins with a color-coded rectangular field, like a broad index tab, including a box to be checked off when the reader-explorer finds and identifies the critter or plant in question. Within the colored rectangle, entries continue with standard names (like Little Blue Heron), followed by scientific names, other familiar names, population status, life span, abbreviation codes for ecological zones (just where each species is primarily found), dimensions and weights, and other basic facts. In the body of each entry, abundant and remarkably varied color photographs and illustrations combine with mini-essays on the various species to provide readers with the tools for identification and understanding. Each major section of the book (Mammals, for instance) begins with an introductory essay placing the category as it exists on Sanibel and Captiva into a global context. Subsections on major species (like Marine Mammals West Indian Manatee) provide narrower and deeper histories that include economic and ecological concerns. Many of the entries benefit from the authors decision to inject BY PHILIP K. JASONSpecial to Florida Weekly Living Sanibel: A Nature Guide to Sanibel and Captiva Islands by Charles Sobczak (Indigo Press. 498 pages. $26.95) narrative materials. A natural storyteller, Mr. Sobczak provides treatments that are at once scientifically sound and colorfully personal. On occasion, his sense of humor energizes what would otherwise risk becoming dry fact. Living Sanibel offers, as introduction, a 33-page environmental history of the islands. Back matter includes sections on Museums and Eco-Attractions, Getting Around Naturally (leaving the car behind), and the Hiking and Biking Map Section. Mr. Sobczak also provides a convenient bibliography and an index. A guide book this thorough, detailed, attractive and accessible is bound to promote curiosity, seducing readers into exciting first-hand experiences. As readers take their own personal journeys through Sanibel and Captiva, relishing their growing familiarity with the astonishing environment, they will share the joy that Mr. Sobczak felt in writing this book. It is, most of all, a guidebook for celebrating (and protecting) one delicious slice of the natural world. Whats coming next from this prolific, multi-genre author? The Living Gulf Coast: A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida is in preparation for 2011. Living Sanibel is or will soon be available in all local and online bookstores, as well as from the publisher at COURTESY PHOTOCharles Sobczak


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Z313570 EQUIPMENT: 1.8L 4CYL, A/C, AM/FM/CD MP3/WMA PLAYER, ANTI-LOCK BRAKES, VEHICLE STABILITY CONTROL W/ TRAC, 4SPD AUTO, POWER WINDOWS/ DOOR LOCKS, TILT STEERING, INTERMITTENT FRONT WINDSHIELD WIPER & MORE PRIUS $169 mo for 3 yrsMDL # 1223 STK #0117259 PKG II, HYBRID EQUIPMENT: 1.8L 4CYL, A/C, AM/FM/MP3 CD PLAYER W/6 SPKRS, ANTI-LOCK BRAKES W/ EBD & BRAKE ASSIST, VSCNTRL W/TRAC, POWER WINDOWS/DOOR LOCKS, TILT STEERING, CRUISE CONTROL & MORE $239 mo for 3 yrs TUNDRA $ MDL# 8215 STK # X023015 EQUIPMENT: 4.0L V6, 236HP/266 LB-FT, A/C, AM/FM/MP3/CD W/6 SPEAKERS, 5SPD AUTO,CRUISE CONTROL, MAX TOW CAP = 4800LBS, 4 WHEEL ABS W/ EBD, BRAKE ASSIST, VEHICLE STABILITY CONTROL W/ TRAC, PWR WINDOWS/DOOR LOCKS, REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY, TILT STEERING, INTERMITTENT WINDSHIELD WIPERS $199 mo for 3 yrsMDL# 4430 STOCK #D024943 EQUIPMENT: 2.5L 4CYL, 4SPD AUTO, A/C,AM/ FM/CD W/6SPKRS, ANTI-LOCK BRAKES/BRAKE ASSIST, VEHICLE STABILITY CTRL W/TRAC, CRUISE CONTROL, POWER WINDOWS/DOOR LOCKS/KEYLESS ENTRY & MORE 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Complimentary 2yr/25K mile Basic Maintenance provided by TMS on any New Toyota Vehicle lease or purchase. Leases shown for 36 month term-12k miles yr-720 beacon/$ down on New 2010 Leases: Matrix $ 3380 down, Prius II $ 3295Down, RAV4 $ 3060 down, Tundra $ 4900 down, Corolla LE $3455 down, New 2011 Camry $4500 down, & New 2011 Sienna LE $3770 down. Buyer pays tax/tag/title fees. Offers cannot be combined. While supply lasts. Offer expires May 3rd. Dealer fee included. Dealer not responsible for typographical errors, Good date of publication, pictures for illustration purpose only.2005 CHEVY AVEO 6,852 2004 HONDA CIVIC 6,986 2003 TOYOTA MATRIX 8,265 2002 TOYOTA TACOMA 9,869 2004 TOYOTA CAMRY LE 10,895 2008 HYUNDAI ACCENT 11,963 2007 CHEVY HHR 13,852 2008 TOYOTA COROLLA 12,986 2008 TOYOTA COROLLA 14,856 2007 SCION TC 15,638 2006 TOYOTA AVALON XL 15,896 2009 TOYOTA CAMRY 15,968 2007 TOYOTA SOLARA 16,895 2007 TOYOTA CAMRY 18,792 1997 FORD TAURUS 2,989 2001 KIA RIO 3,259 2003 CHEVY CAVALIER 4,189 1994 BUICK ROADMASTER 4,896 1999 FORD MUSTANG 5,389 199 CHEVY MALIBU 5,769 1998 TOYOTA CAMRY 6,185 1998 FORD EXPEDITION 6,897 2003 HONDA ODYSSEY 11,895 2004 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER 12,967 2001 LEXUS RX330 13,785 2007 JEEP LIBERTY 14,796 2006 HYUNDAI SANTA FE 15,789 2005 TOYOTA 4RUNNER 15,987 Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E O R R R R R R O R R R R O O O R R R R R R R R R R R E E E E E E E E E E E E E E R R R R R R R R R R R R O O O O R R R R O O O 0 % 0 % % 0% O O THRU MAY 3RD


C18 WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY $39*Introductory 1-Hour Massage Session F btn fr nnf n nt tn rfn t tn bn tn Kfn, tf ntn Lf LtC tn 239.213.1983 Shopping enthusiasts and art lovers will revel in the special events at The Promenade at Bonita Bay this week. The annual sidewalk sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 29, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 30 and May 1. Enjoy live entertainment on Thursday by Cahlua and Cream and kick back to the tropical sounds of Jim Tucke duo from 1-4 p.m. Friday in the center courtyard. On Thursday from 4-7 p.m., Art Walk offers an opportunity to view works of art, watch demonstrations, meet the artists and enjoy refreshments. Artists display for purchase an array of works including pottery, jewelry, paintings, sculptures and glass. More than 60 juried artists are scheduled on a rotating basis to participate in the monthly event. Artist Studios and Art Walk are provided through a partnership between the Art League of Bonita Springs and the Promenade. Voda Lounge will host its own taste of the Kentucky Derby on May 1. From 3 to 7 p.m., sip on mint juleps, mojitos and bourbon as multiple TVs televise the race. Prizes will include $100 tab at Voda for the best hat. Participants will have a chance to win a two-night stay at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort. The Promenade is located at 26811 South Bay Drive off U.S. 41 in Bonita Springs. For more information, visit or call 4032204. Rosen Gallery and Studios in North Naples presents workshops in raku pottery and in watercolor-plus painting. A Taste of Raku is taught by awardwinning artists Annabelle Johnson and Richard Rosen. The pottery-filled evenings of glazing, firing and socializing take place from 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, April 29 and May 6 and 27. No experience is necessary. Cost is $43 per person and includes materials, refreshments and your finished piece of raku to take home. Groups are welcome, although participation is limited to 15 per class. For reservations, call 821-1061 or e-mail The Creativity Series is a watercolor-plus workshop led by resident artist Patty Kane. Sessions take place from 6-9 p.m. Monday, May 3, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 1 and 9. Cost of $35 per person includes materials, refreshments and a finished piece of art. For reservations, call Ms. Kane at (321) 277-9880 or e-mail Rosen Gallery & Studios is in North Line Plaza, 2172 J & C Blvd. Sale, art walk and entertainment coming up at Bonitas PromenadeEncourage your inner artist at raku, painting workshops


C20 WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY FIRST SEATING 4:00PM5:30PM Entrees Under $20 Choose from 13! AUTHENTIC ITALIAN CUISINE HAPPY HOUR 4-6PM BAR ONLY LIVE MUSIC 5-9PM The Village on Venetian Bay ~ Naples MIRAMARE RISTORANTE Waterfront Dining OPEN FOR LUNCH WITH SPECIALS FROM $12.10 THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 9 P.M. The Civil War The Cause 1861 Part 1 Beginning with an examination of slavery, the causes of the war and the burning questions of union and states rights are plumbed. Significant events include John Browns rebellion at Harpers Ferry, the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860, and the firing on Fort Sumter. FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 8:30 P.M. Connect! Teenage Realities Learning how the Juvenile Justice System is finding alternative programs to jail time; assessing the job market for teens; finding out how the Lee County School System provides special programs for pregnant teenage moms; and raising funds for home-schooled students. Hosted by Jim McLaughlin. 9 P.M. Bill Moyers Journal Tune in for the final broadcast of this long-running, topical public affairs series. SATURDAY, MAY 1, 8 P.M. Antiques Roadshow Phoenix Hour 2 A 1982 bronze maquette by renowned sculptor Henry Moore; an heirloom amethyst jewelry collection; and an early abstract painting by modern artist Chuck Close. SUNDAY, MAY 2, 9 P.M. Masterpiece Mystery! Foyles War: The Russian House In the aftermath of the jubilant celebration of V-E day, a wave of crime has swept across England. Foyle, keen to retire but bound to his old job, stumbles upon an international cover-up. If exposed, it could reveal the darkest secrets of the War Office and bring down the British government. 10:30 P.M. Great Romances Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy Theirs was one of the greatest Hollywood romances, a remarkable meeting of opposites. The deep feeling Hepburn and Tracy had for each other is preserved in a series of classic movies in which they co-starred beginning in 1941. MONDAY, MAY 3, 9 P.M. American Experience Roads to Memphis The wildly disparate yet fatefully entwined stories of an assassin, James Earl Ray, and his target, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., were set against the backdrop of seething forces in American society that led these two men to their violent collision in Memphis, Tenn., on April 4, 1968. Based on the forthcoming book Ghost Soldiers, this documentary relies on eyewitness testimony from Kings inner circle and the officials involved in Rays capture and prosecution. TUESDAY, MAY 4, 8 P.M. NOVA Mt. St. Helens Back from the Dead Over the course of 30 years, plant and animal life has returned to the barren landscape of Mount St. Helens after the eruption in 1980. But theres a new threat: The mountain, too, is coming back to life. This week on WGCU TV 24041 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, BONITA SPRINGS 239.390.3187 | WWW.ANGELINASOFBONITASPRINGS.COM Indulge. Its Italian, redefined. Daily Indulgence Therapy In Angelinas LoungeSunday Friday 5 6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers and antipasti platters Half-price bottles of wine valued up to $150 Double your pleasure on selected beers and cocktails.Isnt it time I meet your mother?Celebrate Mothers Day with my champagne buffet brunch 10:30 2:30, or dinner from 3 until 8...Call me... Angelina


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C21 Art pottery was first made in the United States by a group of women in Cincinnati who had seen pottery exhibits at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876. Several groups were making pottery by the 1880s. One particiular pottery was started in 1883 by two men: Matt Morgan, an English political cartoonist, and George Ligowsky, the inventor of the clay pigeon for target shooters. The Matt Morgan Art Pottery Co. of Cincinnati made pieces inspired by Moorish designs and colors. The pottery closed in 1884. Matt Morgan pieces are hard to find today, even though almost all are clearly marked with the name of the firm. Important pieces sell for more than $1,000.The expert responds: Q: I bought a wooden night table at an auction years ago. Its a 1950s style, but the finish is reddish brown, not blond. The single drawer in the stand is marked Heywood-Wakefield within a circle. Also in the circle mark are the initials HW and an eagles head. Below the circle, the mark reads, Est. 1826. How old is the night table, and what is it worth? A: Heywood-Wakefield Co. of Gardner, Mass., traces its history back to 1826, but it didnt start using the name HeywoodWakefield until 1921, and it began using the eagle trademark in 1946. So your nightstand dates from the late 1940s or early s. If your nightstand is in excellent shape with its original finish, it could sell for a few hundred dollars. Heywood-Wakefield closed in 1979, but the brand and designs were resurrected in 1992 by South Beach Furniture Co. of Miami Beach. Q: I have an 11-inch Barbie-type doll that actually gets a tan if shes in sunlight. Her hair color is reversible from blond to brunette. I cant find any information on it. Can you help?A: Your doll was made by Ideal and is not one of the Barbie dolls, which were made by Mattel. Ideal made three different dolls that tanned when exposed to the sun. Suntan Tuesday is 11 inches tall and has hair that swivels to change from blond to brunette. Her boyfriend, Suntan Eric, is 12 inches, and her little sister, Suntan Dodi, is 9 inches. They were made for Ideal in Hong Kong in 1977 and 1978. Your Suntan Tuesday doll is worth about $40 to $70 with its original box.Q: I just inherited a collection of Bakelite jewelry. How can I tell which pieces are valuable? A: Condition, rarity and design determine value. Condition is easiest to figure out. Examine each piece for cracks; discolored or missing hinges, pins, chains, etc.; and repairs, especially glue. Its a little more difficult to learn to recognize good and bad colors. Bakelite gradually changes color through the years. Colors should be in the yellow-orange, red-cream or muddy-green shades. You should never find blue or clear old Bakelite. Visit shops and online sites that sell Bakelite jewelry and read books on the subject. You will soon learn what is rare and expensive.Q: I keep an old tin toy truck stored away in an old Sharps toffee tin. I was going to ask you a question about my truck, but Ive become more interested in the toffee tin. Its a cylinder covered in paper painted to look like a dandy. Hes wearing a monocle and carrying a cane. The round tin top is shaped like a hat with a brim. Its marked The Happynak Series, British Made. How old is it, and is it worth saving?A: Edward Sharp & Sons was founded in Maidstone, Kent, England, in 1911. Its Sharps Kreemy Toffee was sold in all sorts of decorative tins until the company closed in 1999, when it became part of Cadbury. Your tin is an early one, perhaps made as early as 1930. Old figural tins are collectible and, in good condition, sell for $50 to $150. Q: I have an upright cedar chest that was in my grandparents house for many years. Inside the lid, it is marked West Branch Novelty Company, Milton, Pa. I think its mahogany. Can you tell me anything about it? A: West Branch Novelty Co. was founded in 1893 in Milton. The company started out making bamboo furniture, but by the early 1900s, cedar chests were its most important product. The company made boxes for shrapnel shells during World War I. Furniture production was resumed after the end of the war. The company is no longer in business. Many different styles of cedar chests were made. Some sell for $50 to $100 or more, depending on size and condition. Tip: Cover the nose of your hammer with a piece of felt to protect the wall when you are putting up picture hooks. If the wall is smooth, some of the new stick-on hooks might work. Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or e-mail addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The volume of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019. Hand-painted art pottery highly valuedKOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING terryKOVEL This red clay vase is marked Matt Morgan Art Pottery and . The landscape decoration on the 7-inch vase was hand-painted. COURTESY PHOTO


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 April 29: The Royal Male May 13: Royal Fashions & Faux Pas May 27: Elizabeth StyleIn association with the Princess Diana: Dresses of Inspiration exhibition at the von Liebig Art Center, join international style and image expert Cheryl Lampard of Style Matters International on A Cruise Fit for a Princess, aboard the luxurious Naples Princess. Enjoy champagne and cupcakes and a series of fun and informal presentations on the worlds most famous royals and their in uence on fashion.June 10: Royal Jewels June 24: Diana ... Style Icon2:00-3:30 pm $49per person (price includes tax and charitable donation) Images of a Princess on the A Cruise Fit for a PrincessDonations bene t:Call (239) 649-2275 for reservations www.NaplesPrincessCruises.comNaples Princess | 550 Port-O-Call Way | Naples, FL 34102 ABOARD THE NAPLES PRINCESS SUNDAY, MAY 9 LUNCH OR SIGHTSEEING CRUISE SIGHTSEEING SPECIAL SUNSET DINNER CRUISE Treat your mom to a delicious double entree dinner on the water featuring carved beef tenderloin, pecan encrusted tilapia, served with Caesar salad, fresh baked rolls, asparagus, twice baked potato and a scrumptious chocolate pyramid for dessert. Mothers Day 3 Cruises Complimentary rose for every mother. 489 Bayfront 239.530.2225 ww Where Goodlette Frank meets 41 in downtown Naples Parking Garage in the back! Naples ONLY waterfront sports bar with the largest HD BIG SCREEN in SW FLORIDA Where Go W h e r e G o Fun Fare Sports & Spirits W W $2 Drafts and $4 Wells 4-7 pm Daily $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 2 2 2 2 2 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 Happy Hour THURSDAY PRICE PIZZA NIGHT STARTING AT 4 P.M. MONDAY $4 Margaritas $5 Nachos WOK Night! $9.99 $5 Apple Martinis TUESDAY CREATE YOUR OWN Major league baseball games every night! $5 Owith the purchase of any 2 lunch entrees.exp. 6/15/10 Tavern on the Bay SUNDAY BRUNCH BUFFET 10:30 AM -2:30 PM $14.99 All you can eat wat erfront Brunch! NEW SUNDAY CRAB RACING 6-8 PM Nl N l ONL O N L L Maj Ma Maj j as e Ma Ma ba ba Fu Fu Fu u u u u Fu Fu Fu Fu u Fu F n n n n n n n n n n n n F F F F F F Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa a Fa re re re re re S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S po po po po po po po po po po p po p p t t t rt t rt rt rt rt rt rt rt rt rt s s s s s s s s s s s s & & & & & & & S S S S S S Sp Sp Sp Sp Sp Sp Sp Sp Sp Sp S Sp p i i i ir r ir r ir ir i ir ir ir ir i i i it it it it it it it it it it it it it s s s s s s s s s s s s s FRIDAY Fish Fry Night NEW BEER PONG Hosted by 99X Starts at 10 PM SATURDAY Prime Rib Night $16.99 $5 Bloody Mary ASK ABOUT OUR LUNCH SPECIALS FOR $6.99 WEDNESDAY 3 Course Italian Dinner $14.99 $4 House WineNEW THE ENGLISH PUBNaples Oldest Authentic British Tavern EST. 19692408 Linwood Avenue, East Naples 239-775-3727 www.naplesenglishpub.comFloridas Best Faux Diamond!SATURDAY MAY 8th6:30pm Dinner 8:00pm Show$34.95 ppCall for Reservations Neil Diamond Dinner Show The Marco Island Historical Society invites members and guests to a program titled : The Year China Discovered America presented by Tom Menaker at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, at Mackle Park. The name of the program is also the title of a recent bestseller by Gavin Menzies, the British submariner who became interested in early Chinese circumnavigations while visiting foreign ports on duty with the royal Navy. When Mr. Menaker went around the globe in a 40-foot sailboat between 1991 and 2000, he observed some of the same evidence Mr. Menzies described. Mr. Menaker will discuss he massive financial, provisioning and navigational obstacles overcome by the Chinese, as well as the discovery of their routes and the influence their voyages had on European navigators and explorers of the 15th century. Doors open at 7 p.m. for refreshments and social period, followed by a brief business meeting before the speaker is introduced. The Marco Island Historical Society welcomes new members. For more information, call Jerry Masters at 3943917. Marco Island Historical Society will hear about Chinese mariners


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 A&E C23 Featuring Wild Alaska Seafood Starting at $19.95 Also Serving Sunday Brunch Specials and Our Daily Printed MenuMothers Day WeekendFriday, May 7 Sunday, May 9 Complimentary Dessert for Mom on Sunday THE MERCATO 9114 Strada Place | Naples (239) 591-2299 The Naples Historical Society is seeking volunteers interested in being a part of living history. From docents to garden assistants, the society has a range of jobs to fill. For more information, call 261-8164. Volunteer opportunities include: Educational tours for adults Docents are people who love local history and are great communicators. Instruction is provided in groups or individually. Docent-guided tours of Palm Cottage are: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, November through April; and 1-4 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, May through October. Walking tours of the Historic District are: 10 a.m. every Wednesday, November through April; and 9 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month, May through October. Docent-guided tours of The Norris Gardens at Palm Cottage are: 10 a.m. on the first and third Thursday of every month, year-round. Field trips for childrenPupils at Palm Cottage consists of one-hour tours for Collier County students in lower elementary school. Tours are from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays in April, May, September and October. Gardenside chickee chats Free presentations take place January through March in The Norris Gardens. Diverse topics are related to historic preservation in the local community. Greeters and coordinators for each lecture needed at the registration table. Archival management Volunteers can set their own schedule and meet like-minded colleagues. Garden committee The Norris Gardens are lush and maturing beautifully, but always need some TLC. Christmas at Palm Cottage This November-December program that showcases Palm Cottage in seasonal splendor has a multitude of opportunities for volunteers. No training needed. Speakers bureau and tour promotion Arrange speaking engagements and promote tours of Palm Cottage. Historical society always has opportunities for volunteers For Reserva ons Call 403-3020DAY TRIPSNOW AVAILABLE! BOOK NOW! KEY WEST KEY WEST


C24 A&E WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY The Best Homemade Food In Bonita! P 239.948.4123 Old 41 & Bernwood Parkway Homemade Specialties including eggs, omelets, pancakes, waf es, scrapple, homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, chili, Taylor pork roll, sausage gravy, creamed chipped beef, homecooked roast beef & turkey, and Real Philly cheesesteaks.Open Daily 7am to 3pmBreakfast Served all day Dine-In or Take Out Invite Us To Your Next Event & Well Do ALL The Cooking!In Lee & Collier Counties Call our Catering Manager at (239) 209-0940 Catering Services from 25 5,000 C Ca Ca Our Award Winning Baby Back Ribs, Chicken, Pork and Beef accompanied by our homemade Cole Slaw and Baked Beans can be brought to your event by our mobile char-grill. Wine Tasters give to three agenciesThe Wine Tasters of Naples raised $42,000 at a luau-themed party attended by more than 500 people at Lely Resort. Cheers for Charity proceeds have been earmarked for Youth Haven, St. Matthews House and The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. The Wine Tasters of Naples was created in 2007 by Dan Leaman. Membership has grown from the original 17 to more than 500. The organizations mission is to bring together people who appreciate fine wines in a social atmosphere and to help local charities and businesses prosper. For more information, contact Mr. Leaman at 404-0254 or Womans Club awards art studentsThe Naples Womans Club has awarded its 2010 Art Award in the amount of $1,000 to Kelsey Schirard, a senior at Gulf Coast High School. Ms. Schirad maintains a 4.0 grade point average and is working on her second studio art portfolio for college credit. She also has found passion with orchestra and the dramatic arts. She has spent summers volunteering at The von Liebig Art Center and plans to pursue a degree in art education and fine arts at Flagler College. Several students received certificates of artistic achievement from the club. They were: Diana Castillo, Golden Gate High; Hillary Harlan, Palmetto Ridge High; Alexandra Dominguez, Gulf Coast High School; and Jessica Jones, Naples High School. Since 1932, the Naples Womans Club has been dedicated to enhancing the community through philanthropic activities and volunteer service.Republican women meet for lunchThe Southwest Florida Federated Republican Womens group meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 3, at Arbor Trace, 15661 Vanderbilt Dr. Cost is $15 and reservations are required. For more details, call Anne Brown at 2549979. League Club awards $10,000 The Civic Involvement Committee of The League Club Inc. has awarded the David Lawrence Center and Foundation a $10,000 grant from its Community Trust Fund. CLUB NOTES SCHIRAD Ristorante & Bar ItalianoVisit Our Website For Online Reservations, Full Menu and Gift Certi cates


e CluSceneFortMyers 239-590-9994 Naples 239-593-9499 CapeCoral 239-458-8700 PortCharlotte 941-235-3354 OrderOnline:jasonsdeli.come CluSceneFindyourFavorite!ChicagoClub-Thelatestcrave,starringsmokedturkeybreastand smokedredpepper-cilantroaioliandmoreontastyherbfoccaciaDeliClub-Not-SoTraditionalclubhighlightedbyovenroastedturkey breastandREALbacon,cheddarandSwissplusmore,layeredbetween wholegrainwheatClubRoyale-Trendsetterclubsandwichwithbothsmokedturkey breastandpremiumhamandmoreinatoastyallbuttercroissantCaliforniaClub-ACaliforniadreamwithhomemade guacamoleandsproutsinthemixOpenEvery Day&Night! UPCOMING KEY WEST EVENTS GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN 1-800-593-7259*Minimum 8 day advance pre-purchased ticket, non-refundable, no cash value, cannot be combined with other offers. Excludes weekend fee.Depart from Marco Island at Rose Marco River Marina Your Way to Key West $5.00OFF ROUND TRIPRegular Adult Full Fare05/01 : Spring Shorts Collection of 10min plays05/06 : Stepping Out05/07 : FL Keys SPCS Spring Social05/21 : Harry S. Truman Legacy Sumposium NEAPOLITAN WOOD FIRED PIE Our Pizza is a mastery of flavor and an age old tradition using original pizza culinary techniques that were started in Naples Italy more than 200 years ago Indoor / Outdoor Dining Serving Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 C25 The grant will be used to fund family intervention services for adults who struggle with substance abuse problems and, as a result of their addiction, have been deemed a possible risk for child abuse and neglect. The goal of these services is to monitor parents with identified substance abuse problems and help manage and encourage their recovery process for the betterment of the entire family.Penn State coach coming to townThe Penn State Alumni Chapter of Naples will hold its monthly luncheon meeting Tuesday, May 4, at Shadow Wood Country Club at The Brooks in Bonita Springs. Lunch is at noon; social time begins at 11:30 a.m. Mike McQueary, Penn States wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator, will be the speaker. All Penn Staters and friends are welcome. For reservations, call 597-2681 by noon on Friday, April 30.Christian women have fashion showsThe Naples Christian Womens Connection is planning two luncheons with fashion shows at Quail Creek Country Club. Both begin at 11:30 a.m. and cost $23 per person. Traveling Light, Fashions for Travel and How to Pack Them, presented by Chicos of Venetian Village, takes place Friday, May 7. Vocalist Judy Campbell will entertain, and Kelly Stigliano will be the inspirational speaker. Fashions from Hazels Closet consignment store will be featured on Friday, June 4. Marilyn Nase will be the inspirational speaker. For reservations to either luncheon, call Roberta McFarland at 591-2074 or e-mail robertamcfarland00@comcast. net.SWF Gator Club set to welcome Coach AddazioSteve Addazio, University of Florida interim head football coach, will be the guest speaker at a Gator Gathering on Wednesday, May 12, at Three Oaks Banquet & Conference Center in Estero. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. No formal autograph session is scheduled. Dinner will be by Fat Rocks Bar-BQue. Tickets are $25 for members of the UF Alumni Association and $30 for nonmembers; children 12 and younger are $15. VIP tickets for $50 include priority seating. There will be a cash bar. All proceeds benefit a scholarship fund for area students attending UF. Deadline for reservations is May 7. Call Bill Turner at 851-2430 or e-mail CLUB NOTES


C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY $1Off any purchase of $6.99 or moreSome restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Must present coupon. No cash value. One coupon per customer per visit. Valid only at participating locations. Expires 4/30/10.Text CBAKE to 74700 to receive more special offers & promos!FT. MYERS, FL(Gulf Coast Town Center) 9924 Gulf Coast Main St. Fort Myers, FL 33913 (239) 466-8642NAPLES, FL(Coastland Center) 1860 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34102 (239) 352-8642NORTH NAPLES, FL(Fountain Park) 7941 Airport-Pulling Rd Naples, FL 34109 (239) 596-8840 Derby Day party for humane society Fancy hats, mint juleps and cosmopawlitans will be the order of the evening at Racing for Rescues, a Kentucky Derby cocktail party to benefit the Humane Society Naples from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at the Port Royal Club. Post time is 6:10 p.m. Tickets are $75 per person, $125 per couple. Call Patricia Connell at 643-1880, ext. 18, or e-mail La La invites moms, daughters Mothers and daughters are invited to an evening of fun and fashion to benefit the Women In Need Foundation from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, May 3, at Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour. The evenings hostess is Kristen Weardon, Ms. US Globe 2009. Just in time for Mothers Day, guests will see the latest in hairstyles as well as the newest selections in jewelry and accessories that only look expensive. A portion of the evenings sales will go to WIN. Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour is at 900 Neapolitan Way. Call 434-9700 or visit a ball for foster care kidsPut on your boots, kick up your heels and join the Foster Care Council for an evening of barbecue, bull riding, line dancing and Texas hold em from 6-11 p.m. Friday, May 7, at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. Proceeds from the Boots, Boogie and Bourbon Ball will benefit the councils efforts to help children who are in the foster care system. Tickets are $150 per person. For more information, call Stan Appelbaum at 947-2213. Save this dance for Make-A-WishDance the night away at the Make-AWish Foundation of Southern Floridas fourth annual Dancing with the Stars Wishmakers Ball beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs. Tickets are $175 or $1,600 for a table of 10. Contact Connie Martin at 992-9474 or It Be at Mercato for Youth HavenThe first-ever British Invasion to benefit the children of Youth Haven is set for 6-9 p.m. Saturday, May 22, on the rooftop parking deck at Mercato. The ideal answer to a hard days night, the festivities will take concertgoers back to the s with The Beatles tribute band Let It Be. Food with British flair and beer, wine and Beatle-themed cocktails will be provided by The Pub. Tickets for $75 per person include hors doeuvres, one drink ticket, musical entertainment and valet parking. Groovy attire is encouraged. The British Invasion raffle will have a grand prize of a trip for two to Las Vegas to see LOVE, the Cirque du Soleil celebration of the musical legacy of The Beatles at The Mirage. Raffle tickets are available for a suggested minimum donation of $25. Winners need not be present at the event. For more information or to purchase event and raffle tickets, call Jamie Gregor at Youth Haven, 687-5153 or e-mail jamie. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.Have a heart for NCH Hospital BallWe dont have a lot of details yet, but we do have the date and we know that the NCH Hospital Ball on Saturday evening, Oct. 23, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, will benefit NCH Cardiology. Thats enough information to warrant saving the date until the formal invitation arrives in the mail. For more information, call 436-4511 or e-mail foundation@nchmdorg.Happy New Year with Paul AnkaIts never too early to make plans for New Years Eve. Ring in 2011 with Paul Anka and members of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra at the Phil. Early birds can celebrate with champagne and hors doeuvres at 5 p.m. followed by a 6 p.m. performance. Those who like to stay up late can enjoy a 9:30 p.m. performance followed by dessert and champagne. Either way, tickets are $129 per person, $200 for limited guest circle seating. Reserve your spot now by calling 597-1900.Robin Givens will share her storyThe Shelter for Abused Women & Children announces that actress, author and domestic violence survivor Robin Givens will be the keynote speaker at the 11th annual Mending Broken Hearts with Hope luncheon, which takes place Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. Married in 1998 to boxing legend Mike Tyson, Ms. Givens found herself in the national spotlight 16 months later as rumors of abuse surfaced. In her memoir, Grace Will Lead Me Home, she explored her familys secret legacy of intergenerational violence and how the consequences haunted her own life through her marriage to Tyson. In her luncheon presentation, she will share how she found her voice as an advocate for victims of domestic violence and how sharing her story has helped her take the sadness away. Tickets for Mending Broken Hearts with Hope are $300 per person and $1,500 for patrons. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call Mary Ann Green at 775-3862, ext. 211, or e-mail SAVE THE DATES GIVINS


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 1. Mary Eggleston, Xylia Horgan, Miriam Horgan, Dylan Eggleston and Autumn Eggleston 2. Mia and Lacey McKee 3. Tracy Stephanski and Larry Thompson 4. David and Sammie Goodman4Hodges University 2010 Humanitarians of the Year Awards ceremony for the 2010 Jade N. Riedel Scholarship Competition at The von Liebig Art CenterFLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY 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@ PEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 2 3 4Honoring Judy Sproul, Katie Sproul and Jennifer Sproul Sullivan CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY1. Lois Bolin, Earl and Thelma Hodges and Howard Isaacson 2. Tom Bringardener, Howard and Rachel Gutman and Phil Lewis 3. Jerry Williams and Jennifer Sproul Sullivan 4. Rufino Hernandez and Ellin Goetz 5. Gail Williams and Adriana Buitrago 6. Emmy Quinby and Leslie King 7. Geoff Moser and Elena Comperatore 8. Brendon Tripodo and Michael Morris12 345 678


C28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY1. Kathy Britney and Natalie King 2. Kathleen Pinizzotto and Rhona Saunders 3. Kathy Britney and Lynn Drexler 4. Vic Caroli and Pat Bush 5. Joe Moran and Steve Pozgay The Naples Players volunteer appreciation party FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY 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@ PEGGY FARREN/FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 2 3 4 5


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C29 American Cancer Society Laureate Luncheon at The RitzFLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY 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@ Dr. Bernard Lublin, Dr. Andrew Alpin and Torrey Foster 2. Edna Roth, Joe and Lindy Roth and Kim Azar-Anderson 3. John DallePezze, Jerry Casey and Bob Evans 4. Donna Solimene and Ron Ciesla 5. Dottie Gerrity, Joyce Evans Rosalind Barr and Susan Lomastro COURTESY PHOTOS 1 2 3 4 5


C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY (239) 430-4999 CINCO DE MAYO PARTY!WEDNESDAY MAY 5, 20105:30PM 7:30PM M UPCOMING EVENTSMAY 13: 48 MAY 9: JUNE 27: DETAILS/PURCHASE TICKETS AT Verginas chefs prepare world-class, Italian inspired cuisine sure to please traditionalists, as well as those looking for that unique selection. 3 Course Dinner with a Glass of Wine $24.95Served 4:00-6:00pm Salad, Entree & Dessertwww.VerginaRestaurant.comDAILY LUNCH SPECIALS Served 11:30am till 4:00pm DAILY DINNER SPECIALS served 6:00pm till close LIQUOR PROMOTIONS AT THE BAR $2.00 daily 4:00pm -6:30pm LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY: Starting at 8:00pm DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL Here are some capsule summaries of previous reviews: The Jolly Cricket, 720 Fifth Ave. S.; 304-9460 The club-like Trilogy has been artfully transformed into a handsome upscale British gastro pub with a wide-ranging menu that encompasses pub grub, tropical flavors and locally grown organic produce. As befits a pub, the beer selection is extensive and theres an intriguing list of ciders as well, including Ace apple cider, which has a lovely pear essence. The ploughmans board comes three ways. We tried it with smoked ham and Brie, both of which were tasty. The fish and chips were just right, enhanced by tangy homemade tartar sauce. Though beautifully plated, the chicken curry was under seasoned. Those wanting a zesty version should tell their server when ordering. An apple tart with ice cream, oatmeal cookie and caramel sauce was lovely and satisfying. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Marias Restaurant, 27080 Old 41, Bonita Springs; 495-1868 For those who know Mexican food is much more than fajitas and tacos, theres Marias, a bastion of authentic south-of-the-border fare at bargain prices. Located just north of Everglades Wonder Gardens, its been a fixture on Old 41 since the early s. The menu offers a dizzying array of Mexican food. I loved the queso fundido, a cheese dip full of chewy crumbles of chorizo, and the sopecitos, three corn masa pancakes topped with refrieds, onions, hot sauce, cheese and chicken. Lamb tacos were delicious with onions and parsley and tampiquena tender, well-seasoned pork served with three cheese enchiladas and tomatillo sauce were excellent as well. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: M Waterfront Grille, Village on Venetian Bay, 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Naples; 263-4421 Maxwells on the Bay has undergone a fabulous update with a sleek new look and a sophisticated menu to match. There was no improving upon the view of Naples Bay, which remains a focal point, but the dining room, done in lots of woods and earth tones, gives the restaurant a contemporary, stylish air. Executive Chef Brian Rolands menu features cutting-edge Continental cuisine, with dishes such as heirloom beets with fried goat cheese, escargot with wild mushrooms, spinach and Boursin cream, orange miso-glazed sea bass with goat cheese dumplings and milk chocolate lava cake. Polished service and an exemplary wine list further enhance the meal. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Olio on Naples Bay, Naples Bay Resort, 1500 Fifth Ave.; 5305110 Italian-inspired, Napa Valley influenced is this stylish restaurants theme. Dine outside along the waterfront, in the bar or the main dining room with a prime view of the open kitchen. Small plates abound here. We loved the crispy polenta fries with roasted mushroom demi glace, parmesan cheese and white truffle oil; spicy shrimp and calamari scampi; limoncello-cured salmon with horseradish mascarpone, fried capers and crostini; and roasted red and yellow beet salad with baby arugula, sherry vinaigrette, crumbled goat cheese and hazelnuts. Large plates of seared diver scallops and jumbo shrimp over risotto, sous vide duck breast with root vegetables and seared veal medallions with olive oil whipped potatoes, mushroom demi glace and crumbled goat cheese were first rate as well. For dessert, Italian strawberry shortcake and cherry pistachio bread pudding with housemade vanilla gelato were excellent. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Saffron, 2059 Pine Ridge Road; 331-3319 Saffron is a little tough to find tucked into a shopping center obscured by a gas station, but its well worth the effort. The hospitable owners are friendly and helpful so even novices will find something theyll enjoy. Everything we tried was well prepared, combining fresh ingredients and that heady mix of seasonings that makes Indian food so addictive. Spinach dip with house-made cheese spread on fresh naan was a delicious beginning. We also enjoyed a sampler plate containing samosas, pakoras and kabobs served with mint chutney. Salmon cooked in a tandoori oven was moist and well seasoned. Rogan josh, a classic lamb curry, paired well with Bombay dal, a savory cumin-scented lentil, onion and tomato dish. From the dozen or so breads, we sampled keema naan, which was stuffed with ground lamb; kabuli naan, which contained cashews and raisins; and paneer kulcha, filled with house-made cheese, coriander and onion. All were tender, warm and delicious. Mango kulfi, a frozen blend of mango puree, cream and sweetened condensed milk, proved a great ending to a delicious and economical meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: PAST REPASTS Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 diningCALENDAR Friday, April 30, 3-7 p.m., Freedom Park: Collier County Parks and Recreation sponsors Market in the Park, with a portion of proceeds benefitting horticultural and health programs for Collier County children; 1515 Golden Gate Parkway. Call 252-4060 or 438-5682. Saturday, May 1, 1-5 p.m., Freds Diner: Celebrate Derby Day at Party with the Big Dogs, a benefit for Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida, with refreshments, a raffle and more; $10, 2700 Immokalee Road; 431-7928. Saturday, May 1, all evening, Roys: Celebrate Lei Day with a four-course dinner paired with Saintsbury Vineyard wines; $75, 26831 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs; 498-7697; or 475 Bayfront Place; 261-1416. Saturday, May 1, 7 p.m., Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Enjoy a multi-course dinner with wine pairings; $75 inclusive, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Monday, May 3, 6 p.m., Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Executive Chef Martin Murphy creates a traditional Japanese dinner featuring miso soup, crab and cucumber salad, sashimi and sushi; $40, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Tuesday, May 4, 5:30-8 p.m., Decanted: Its 90-Plus Club night, with tastings of wines rated 90 points or more by Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator or Stephen Tanzer; $10, 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 434-1814. Reservations required. Tuesday, May 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Jerry Greenfield provides a fun-filled lesson on wines from Frances Loire Valley, with four wines to sample and food to match; $40, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Wednesday, May 5, noon, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Executive Chef Martin Murphy serves up classic Mexican dishes in honor of Cinco de Mayo; $35, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Wednesday, May 5, 6 p.m., Whole Foods Market: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a surprise quesadilla, a new type of taco and lemon flan; $10, Mercato, 9101 Strada Place; 552-5100. Register at www. Friday, May 7, 6-9 p.m., Whole Foods Market: The Mercato Concert Series and Wine tasting benefits First Book Collier County and features more than 20 wines; $10, Mercato, 9101 Strada Place; 552-5100. Friday, May 7, 7 p.m., Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Its date night with a three-course dinner filled with little extras and appropriate wines for each course; $90 per couple inclusive, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Submit event listings to karenFELDMAN FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE A Naples-based company has made Fast Casual Magazines Top 100 Movers and Shakers list for 2009. Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar, with locations in Naples and Estero, came in at No. 97, and was a complete surprise to owner Ralph Desiano. No one called and we didnt enter anything, he says. We are flattered to be part of the Top 100 and to even be mentioned in the same conversation with Panera, Five Guys and Pei Wei. I am blown away that our little concept has garnered so much attention. Fast-casual restaurants combine quick service and traditional sit-down dining, providing a speedier meal that is still cooked to order. Other Florida companies with local outlets that made the list include Pizza Fusion of Fort Lauderdale, ranked number 4; and Firehouse Subs of Jacksonville, which was ranked 9. For more information on Naples Flatbread, call 495-3528 or visit View the complete list of restaurants to make this years list at new around townThere are new restaurants cropping up all over town, despite the fact that the busy winter tourist season as ended. Heres a look at some of the promising newcomers: PURE Urban Oasis, a sleek space that features American-style food with an innovative twist, has opened at Mercato. Chef/ founder Peter Schmid previously of Peters La Cuisine in downtown Fort Myers and Blu Sushi in Fort Myers, Estero and (formerly) Naples has created this interesting new concept that features a DJ playing acid jazz and house music. The menu has a variety of crisp rice cakes topped with tartare and ceviche, among other things. Its open from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. daily. Wednesdays are Ladies Nights, and women drink free all night. Thursdays are PURE Professionals Nights, when you can get a free drink in exchange for your business card. PURE is at 7135 Strada Place. Call 514-7873. The Pewter Mug, a Naples fixture for decades, is up and running again under new owners after being closed for about a year. Curt Boyette, Larry Smokey Genta Jr., Pat Murphy and Bobby DiModica have joined forces to bring the restaurant back. Theres a full bar, and the menu features many of the items for which the Mug has long been known, including an extensive salad bar and prime rib that comes in cuts ranging from 8 ounces to a whopping 32 ounces. There are also baby back ribs, Tads fried pickles, oysters Rockefeller, a variety of seafood, burgers and more. Eight early bird specials range from $8.99 for the salad bar and bread to $16.99 for a prime rib dinner. And, of course, theres live music several nights a week. Its open from 3 p.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday, from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, and from noon to 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Its at 12300 N. Tamiami Trail. Call 596-6844 or visit *What was formerly Harvest Moon Modern Chinese at Tamiami Square is now Omei Chinese Cuisine. Mark and Mary Cheng have opened the restaurant with an upscale ambience and a host of interesting Chinese dishes, such as scallion pancakes, crispy seaweed, Chinese eggplant, Peking duck, Beijing chicken and lots of other dishes you dont see much in these parts. Omei, at 14700 Tamiami Trail, is open 4-10 p.m. daily. Call 254-8973 or visit www.omeinaples. com.Decanted hosts wine throwdownThe second Ultimate Wine Throwdown is set for Thursday, May 20, at Decanted. It features the wine and beer establishments suppliers entering their best four wines (two costing less than $25, one less than $50 and an open entry). There will be 30 wines available for sampling at the event, which is limited to 50 people. Its $25 to attend. Decanted is at 1410 Pine Ridge Road. Call 434-1814.Flemings has gift for momsLots restaurants are serving Mothers Day meals, but Flemings is throwing in something extra special. Treat mom to brunch and shell receive a $25 dining card for a future visit. The restaurant is offering a threecourse brunch menu from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 9, for $29.95 per person. Flemings is at 8485 N. Tamiami Trail. Call 598-2424.Sweet Tomatoes to the rescueThe new Naples Sweet Tomatoes raised more than $12,000 for the American Red Cross, Collier County Chapter with its pre-opening promotion. Guests paid $5 each and the money was donated to the nonprofit organization. More than 2,000 people participated in the benefit. The pre-opening fundraiser was a great success for the restaurant and the American Red Cross, says Keith Lum You, Sweet Tomatoes general manager. We love the mission of the organization and are excited that we are able to give back to the community with the help of all of our guests during the two-day event. Sweet Tomatoes is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays. Its at 10940 Tamiami Trail N. Call 597-1112.Something completely differentI dont usually talk about distilled spirits, but Ive recently discovered Veev, made with beneficial acai fruit by an environmentally conscious company, and it deserves a mention. VeeV Spirits LLC is the first spirits company to become certified carbon neutral. It helps protect the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, the primary source of acai, by donating $1 per bottle sold to Sambazons Sustainable Acai Project. Not only that, it tastes terrific. Tart with dark berry flavors, it can be combined with a vast number of ingredients to make some great new drinks. I recently had one called the Antioxidant at the new The Art of Being at the Pavilion Shopping Center. Check it out at Fast-casual Naples Flatbread earns national acclaim s; o ns to FILE PHOTORalph Desiano of Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar

PAGE 76 Barbara M. WattBroker/Owner t Own er Sunbelt Realty, Inc. SunbeltRealtyInc Sunbelt Real ty Inc. c eltRealtyInc b b S S ty ty S R Sunbelt Realty, Inc. B ro k 1-866-657-2300 Call Toll Free a M. /O Wat t O Barbar a Bk NO TRANSACTION FEE/NO PROCESSING FEE NO TRANSACTION FEE/NO PROCESSING FEE 7 UNIT CONDO$1,685,000 On Canal Direct Access. Pre construction Mariner's Palm Harbor. Will be 7 Units over Parking. South end of Marco slip's available. Ask for 802NA7051982. 1-866-657-2300 5 BEDROOM ESTATE W/ GUEST HOUSE$1,229,000 Palatial Estate Two Pools 5 Total Garage Spaces 8 Total bedrooms Custom tile flooring throughout. Ask for 802NA9007703. 1-866-657-2300 TWO STORY QUAIL CREEK$914,900 Rare offering! BANK OWNED Quail Creek Courtyard home, oversized pool area with outdoor fireplace, guest cabana. Ask for 802NA210011327. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES TWO STORY$575,000 3 Bed + Den 2 Bath 2 car garage with Hurricane Impact windows and doors and many upgrades.Park like 5 acre setting. Ask for 802NA8023774. 1-866-657-2300 IMPERIAL RIVER LIVING$519,900 5 Bedroom home with 3 1/2 baths and 3 car garage pool and boat dock boat lift and access to the Gulf of Mexico Ask for 802NA9036763. 1-866-657-2300 BETTER THAN NEW BEAUTIFUL FLOOR PLAN$489,000 Expansive pool lanai area tile and wood flooring large workshop / storage fenced property horses & pets welcome. Ask for 802NA9026354. 1-866-657-2300 STUNNING 4 BED 4 BATH POOL HOME$411,500 2 master suites, 20 X 42 foot pool with raised spa two covered lanai's and a covered BBQ area, all on 2.50 acres. Ask for 802NA210004740. 1-866-657-2300 LUXURY 2 1/2 ACRE ESTATE$400,000 Outstanding Landscape, impeccable home, foyer is breathtaking, all granite gourmet kitchen, volume tray ceilings. Ask for 802NA210009577. 1-866-657-2300 BEAUTIFUL SINGLE FAMILY POOL HOME$390,000 Meticulously maintained home, Cayman Model Home. Formal living area, Great room and open kitchen tray ceiling. Ask for 802NA210003832. 1-866-657-2300 OASIS IN PARADISE$349,900 This lovely home sits on beautifully manicured property of 4.78 acres that includes 2 ponds. Ask for 802NA210007916. 1-866-657-2300 NEW POOL AND CAGE$289,900 3/2/2 home in great location. new pool and cage,roof,water heater. Needs some care but a great buy. Ask for 802NA210003004. 1-866-657-2300 CONTEMPORARY IN ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN$282,000 Builders former model with so many upgrades! beautiful home features an open floor plan decorator mirrors,crown molding Ask for 802NA210001761. 1-866-657-2300 BEAUTIFUL 3 BEDROOM WATER VIEW$274,400 The original owners of this well maintained condo have methodically and tastefully added upgrades to many of the areas, Ask for 802NA9026365. 1-866-657-2300 HEMINGWAY CABIN ON PRIVATE ISLAND$249,000 2 Bed 2 bath beautifully decorated cabin on 4.2 Acre Island in the Fishing Capital of Florida. Private Ferry to Island. Ask for 802NA8017808. 1-866-657-2300 FORMER BUILDER'S MODEL$229,000 Garage was originally built into an office by the builder, later converted to a family room Large kitchen, tile throughout Ask for 802NA210011406. 1-866-657-2300 CLOSE TO BEACH$179,900 Naples Park 3 bed 2 Bath 1 car garage Tile floors Combo tub and shower Family room 1,823 sq ft under air Ask for 802NA210010118. 1-866-657-2300 VALENCIA LAKES NAPLES$169,900 Move in condition granite counters stainless steel appliances 3 bed plus den 2 1/2 bath 2 car garage Ask for 802NA210010964. 1-866-657-2300 FIDDLERS CREEK NAPLES FLORIDA$169,900 Huge 3 bed/2 bath with one car garage super open kitchen lots of room with over 2000 sq. ft. Ask for 802NA210013301. 1-866-657-2300 TIMBER LAKES BEAUTIFUL COMMUNITY$154,900 Beautiful 1st Floor Unit Professionally Decorated well maintained. New Appliances. Tile Floor in Kitchen and Baths Ask for 802NA210013389. 1-866-657-2300 GULF ACCESS$149,999 This charming home is located in the boating community of Henderson Creek Park, which has direct access to the Gulf Ask for 802NA9024291. 1-866-657-2300 WINTER PARK BEAUTY$149,900 2 Bedroom / 2 Bath, fully renovated, tenant occupied, 4 miles to the beach, convenient to shopping. Such A Deal Ask for 802NA210004231. 1-866-657-2300 OPPORTUNITY CAPE CORAL$139,900 Water front 4 bedroom 2 bath priced to sell yesterday home is on three lots Ask for 802NA210009730. 1-866-657-2300 ANGLERS COVE$129,900 1 bedroom 1 bath Great amenities, 2 pools, tiki bar and tennis. Steps to boat docks and a renter is in place. Ask for 802NA210006817. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 3/2/2$129,900 Three bed two bath nice size home over 1650 sq ft with beautiful pool package....2.27 acres Ask for 802NA210005868. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES GREAT PRICE$119,000 Potential Short Sale, spacious 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, 2 car garage, tile throughout, vaulted ceilings. 2,020 sq under air Ask for 802NA8046224. 1-866-657-2300 TRIPLEX$109,000 Bank owned. Income producing property located within Golden Gate City. Close to school & shopping. Great investments. Ask for 802NA2100116. 1-866-657-2300 GLADES COUNTRY CLUB$109,000 2 bedroom 2 bath-carpet and wood like flooring, window coverings. Country club living at a price you can't pass up Ask for 802NA210008034. 1-866-657-2300 BEAUTIFUL HOME ON 1.14 ACRES$105,900 Bank owned property. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage situated on 1.14 acres. CBS construction, shingle roof. Ask for 802NA210010377. 1-866-657-2300 TWO STORY HOME$100,000 Bedrooms upstairs. Bank Owned Property This spacious property is a 3 bed 2 1/2 bath 1 car garage townhouse located close to everything Ask for 802NA210012936. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$99,000 Potential Short Sale, this lovely home has 3bed/2bath/2 car-garage on a mostly clear lot. Ceramic tile throughout, Ask for 802NA210012872. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES BUILT IN 2004$85,000 Bank owned 3 bed 2 bath property situated on 2.27 acres Ask for 802NA210012648. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$84,000 Bank owned property spacious 3 bedroom 2 bath home on luxurious 2.73 Acres Ask for 802NA210012248. 1-866-657-2300 4 BED 2 BATH 1 CAR GARAGE$79,750 4 bed 2 bath on 1.14 acres priced to sell yesterday needs some paint and carpet and a little TLC. Ask for 802NA210009867. 1-866-657-2300 GREAT BUY IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$79,000 This cozy 3 bed 2 bath is a great opportunity for a first time home buyer or investor.Call and make an offer. Ask for 802NA9023648. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE CITY$75,000 3 Bedroom 2 bath and 2 car garage Wood Frame home close to shops and schools Ask for 802NA9043806. 1-866-657-2300 3 BED/2 BATH/1 CAR GARAGE$75,000 Foreclosure, sold as is with right to inspect. Only 5 years old, tile and wood floors, well maintained, being painted Ask for 802NA9031964. 1-866-657-2300 1.14 ACRES IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$75,000 3/2/2 car garage w/paver drive and fence. breakfast bar, dining-Living,eat in kitchen w /Pantry. Screened lanai Ask for 802NA210005498. 1-866-657-2300 HOME IN SAN CARLOS$49,900 Three bedroom to bath home priced to sell yesterdaygreat starter or rental Ask for 802NA210008303. 1-866-657-2300 GREAT 2 BED 2 BATH TOWNHOUSE$39,900 two bed two full bath town home in very nice gated community Two pools two tennis courts and low fees make this a great Ask for 802NA9037808. 1-866-657-2300 BANK OWNED CONDO$39,900 Second floor condo with 1 bedroom plus den and 1 bath Stainless steel appliances, needs floor coverings. Ask for 802NA210013511. 1-866-657-2300


And there has never been a better time. As buyers are coming out of recession hibernation, this is the time have your home shine. One way to have your home shine, literally, is to let in the light. To do that, lets wash those windows and screens. Ideally, you should complete this task twice a year. To get streak free windows, there is a great time saving option available. Use a high quality squeegee in horizontal strokes. (If youre a real expert, try making an s pattern.) ese great little tools can help you clean in just a fraction of the time that it takes with other methods, such as paper towels and windex. You can even use simple dishsoap in a bucket of water as your cleaning solution. A er a couple strokes of the squeegee, be sure to wipe o the blade with a work rag. is will help to avoid streaking.For tough stains, consider using a very ne steel wool. What about the window screens? You can scrub them down outside in your yard with a regular scrub brush and some soapy water. Rinse with a simple garden hose. If you dont have outdoor space to work in, you can always just give those screens a good old fashioned bath in your tub.For sellers looking to add even more light, consider changing out your curtains during showings, using simple sheers instead of heavy drapes. Inside your home, a great way to lighten up the appearance is touching up the walls. If you have kids or animals, you may have grubby hand and paw prints. is is exactly why you should always keep an extra gallon of paint whenever you makeover a room. Use it for years to come to cover stains, holes, and blemishes. Our next cleaning tip can also have a positive e ect on your health. Allergens live deep down in your carpet, and vacuuming may not be enough. ere are steam cleaners for purchase at most home stores, or industrial ones for rent. Steam cleaners can deep clean away allergens and improve the appearance of your carpet. Or contact your local professional. Ask, though, if your carpet cleaning professional has green cleaning options you can choose from. And the nal tip: Clean that fridge. Believe it or not, prospective buyers ... and sometimes just guests ... will have a look in your fridge. Remove everything and wash the shelves in a sink. Wipe down the inside of the fridge with your daily household cleaner. And then to retain the fresh smell, place an opened box of baking soda in the fridge. Use these tips and youre on your way to a Spring clean home!Copyright 2004 Realty Times. All Rights Reserved APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2010 NEWS YOU CAN USE:Copyright: The contents of the Levitan-McQuaid Real Estate Services Weekly are copyright 2010. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Levitan-McQuaid Real Estate Services. FINANCIAL CYBERSUPPORT is site o ers up-to-date rates for just about everything from mortages and auto loans to CDs! It o ers amazing calculators that will assist you in nding out how long it will take to pay o credit card debt and more... & ese sites allow you to browse through hundreds of life insurance policies which give you rates comparison and assists you in nding the best deals. HUNT FOR HOUSES!OPEN SUNDAY, |MAY 2ND FROM 1-4PMSATURNIA LAKES 2029 Isla de Palma Chris Lecca 776-5423 QUAIL WEST 6357 Highcroft Drive $1,995,000 Steve Levitan 269-4700 QUAIL WEST 4661 Idylwood Lane $1,375,000 Steve Levitan 269-4700 QUAIL CREEK VILLAGE Pick Up Map at Gate Don & Sandy Lasch 2856413 QUAIL CREEK ESTATES Pick Up Map at Gate Tiffany McQuaid 287-6308 BREAKWATER AT PELICAN BAY 805 Bentwater Circle $549,900 Sandy Sims 595-2969 HOT BARTi any Mcuaid(239) 287-6308tiffmcquaid@gmail.comA Lot to LOVE!! QUAIL CREEK ESTATES 13002 WHITE VIOLET DRIVE3 BR-3 BA2.5 CAR GARAGE$625,000 d 8 m E NEW LISTING Spring Cleaning Tips


Real Knowledge. Real Commitment. Real Results. Allow Me to Introduce You to Quail Creek Estates... A stunning North Naples Community with only 291 Single-Family Homes surrounding beautiful Quail Creek Country Club. Each home has a view of one of the TWO 18 hole golf courses and the lots are close to, or more than an acre. This is a unique community offering excellent golf, tennis, tness and ne dining. Conveniently located to the airport, hospitals, shopping and the beach. As a homeowner, Quail Creek Country Club Membership is optional, but the convenience of Country Club Living is a lifestyle not to be missed! Quail Creek is member-owned and uniquely DEBT-FREE!Quail Creek!The Estates of Directions: From I-75, take Immokalee Road 1/2 mile east to Valewood Drive, turn left (North) and follow road to the Gatehouse. Pick up Map at Gatehouse! Tiffany McQuaid 239-287-6308 Follow Me on McQuaid 4687 Pond Apple Drive S NOW $925,000 4+Den, Features Galore! 4255 Pond Apple Drive S NOW $1,100,000 4 BR, Walls of Windows! View these listings and more at: 13001 White Violet Drive $1,395,000 4+Den, Renovated to Perfection! 4456 Pond Apple Drive N NOW $1,295,000 4+Den, Move Right In & Enjoy! 13255 White Violet Drive NOW $1,197,000! 5+Den, Knock Your Socks Off VIEW! 13102 Valewood Drive NOW $1,775,0004+ Den, Entertainers Dream! 12955 White Violet Drive $1,695,000 5+ Den, Perfect in Every Way! 13401 Rosewood Lane $2,900,000 $2,350,000 Knock your Socks off! 13324 Pond Apple Drive W. $1,449,950 4+ Den, New Construction! UNDER CONTRACT!13323 Pond Apple Drive E. $1,165,000 3+ Den, Palatial Home with View!4302 Pond Apple Drive N. $1,395,000 4+Den, Resort-Style Lanai 13102 Bald Cypress Lane $1,375,000 $1,275,000 4+ Den, One of a KIND LOCATION! UNDER CONTRACT 4788 Pond Apple Drive N $1,400,000 4 BR5 BA, PRISTINE! NEW LISTING! 13033 Coco Plum Lane NOW $759,000 LOWEST IN QC! 4 BR+ Den, Best Buy! OPEN Sunday 1-4 PM 13024 Valewood Drive $1,164,000 3+Den, Very Serene & Very Special! OPEN Sunday 1-4 PM 4301 Snowberry Lane NOW $825,000! 3+Den, OVER AN ACRE! OPEN Sunday 1-4 PM 13501 Pond Apple Drive E$1,399,0004 BRLOTS OF STYLE NEW LISTING! 4388 Silver Fox Drive NOW $1,035,0005 BR Spacious & LOADS of Charm! 4355 Silver Fox Drive $1,310,000 $849,000 POTENTIAL SHORT SALE UNDER CONTRACT!Quail Creek is a RARE-Find in Naples! 12824 Pond Apple Drive $1,575,000 New Listing! 4 BR, Walls of Windows! UNDER CONTRACT! 13002 White Violet Drive $625,000 3 BR Spectacular LOT! NEW LISTING! OPEN Sunday 1-4 PM 4287 Silver Fox Drive $1,100,000 3+Den and Guest Cabana! NEW LISTING! 4201 Silver Fox Drive $1,475,000 3+Den, NEW CONSTRUCTION! 13388 Rosewood Lane$1,292,0003+DenEstate Row! NEW LISTING! Allow Me to Introduce You to Quail Creek Estates... A stunning North Naples Community with only 291 Single-Family Homes surrounding beautiful Quail Creek Country Club. Each home has a view of one of the TWO 18 hole golf courses and the lots are close to, or more than an acre. This is a unique community offering excellent golf, tennis, tness and ne dining. Conveniently located to the airport, hospitals, shopping and the beach. As a homeowner, Quail Creek Country Club Membership is optional, but the convenience of Country Club Living is a lifestyle not to be missed! Quail Creek is member-owned and uniquely DEBT-FREE! Quail Creek!The Estates of Directions: From I-75, take Immokalee Road 1/2 mile east to Valewood Drive, turn left (North) and follow road to the Gatehouse. Pick up Map at Gatehouse! Tiffany McQuaid 239-287-6308 Follow Me on McQuaid 4687 Pond Apple Drive S NOW $925,000 4+Den, Features Galore! 4255 Pond Apple Drive S NOW $1,100,000 4 BR, Walls of Windows!View these listings and more at: 13001 White Violet Drive $1,395,000 4+Den, Renovated to Perfection! 4456 Pond Apple Drive N NOW $1,295,000 4+Den, Move Right In & Enjoy! 13255 White Violet Drive NOW $1,197,000! 5+Den, Knock Your Socks Off VIEW! 13102 Valewood Drive NOW $1,775,0004+ Den, Entertainers Dream! 12955 White Violet Drive $1,695,000 5+ Den, Perfect in Every Way! 13401 Rosewood Lane $2,900,000 $2,350,000 Knock your Socks off! 13324 Pond Apple Drive W. $1,449,950 4+ Den, New Construction! UNDER CONTRACT!13323 Pond Apple Drive E. $1,165,000 3+ Den, Palatial Home with View!4302 Pond Apple Drive N. $1,395,000 4+Den, Resort-Style Lanai 13102 Bald Cypress Lane $1,375,000 $1,275,000 4+ Den, One of a KIND LOCATION! UNDER CONTRACT 4788 Pond Apple Drive N $1,400,000 4 BR5 BA, PRISTINE! NEW LISTING! 13033 Coco Plum Lane NOW $759,000 LOWEST IN QC! 4 BR+ Den, Best Buy! OPEN Sunday 1-4 PM 13024 Valewood Drive $1,164,000 3+Den, Very Serene & Very Special! OPEN Sunday 1-4 PM 4301 Snowberry Lane NOW $825,000! 3+Den, OVER AN ACRE! OPEN Sunday 1-4 PM 13501 Pond Apple Drive E$1,399,0004 BRLOTS OF STYLE NEW LISTING! 4388 Silver Fox Drive NOW $1,035,0005 BR Spacious & LOADS of Charm! 4355 Silver Fox Drive $1,310,000 $849,000 POTENTIAL SHORT SALE UNDER CONTRACT!Quail Creek is a RARE-Find in Naples! 12824 Pond Apple Drive $1,575,000 New Listing! 4 BR, Walls of Windows! UNDER CONTRACT! 13002 White Violet Drive $625,000 3 BR Spectacular LOT! NEW LISTING! 5 BR Spacious & LOADS of Charm! Quail Creek is a OPEN Sunday 1-4 PM 4287 Silver Fox Drive $1,100,000 3+Den and Guest Cabana! NEW LISTING! 4201 Silver Fox Drive $1,475,000 3+Den, NEW CONSTRUCTION! 13388 Rosewood Lane$1,292,0003+DenEstate Row! NEW LISTING! Levitan-McQuaids BEST BUYS! UAIL CREEK VILLAGE $320,000 SATURNIA LAKES $599,900 You will enjoy this homes formal living and dining rooms, rst oor guest room, O ce with door to driveway, and family room open to kitchen and eating area with bay window. e SECOND FLOOR MASTER SUITE is t for a King with Seperate Sitting Area/Exercise/Dressing Room, Large Seperate Closets, and His & Hers Bathrooms! Attractive and a ordable, this 3 bedroom home features all new tile throughout and a stunning new kitchen with granite countertops. A rarend o ering tremendous privacy and a side-entry 2.5 car garage, with an additional door for the golf cart. You will truly enjoy the large and grand backyard with golf course view which leaves you feeling like you live in your own private world in the heart of uail Creek Village! BERMUDA PALMS $149,000 Cypress Woods Bundled Golf and Country Club~. Lowest List Price for your money. 3 bedroom/2 bath/ 2 car garage located in Jasmine Lake. Do not miss this oppurtunity to see this beautiful home.Centrally located in North Naples, right o Immokalee Rd, just East of Livingston. Ground oor unit, includes brand new furnishings and carpeting. Pristine, clean, perfect unit for investors and new home buyers. Reserved parking in front of unit. Screened lanai with views of lake and water feature. Enjoy this small, quiet community with its lovely pool and spa. Cypress Woods Bundled Golf and Country Club~. Lowest List Price JASMINE LAKES $295,500 COVENT GARDEN $299,900 ree bedrooms, 2 Full Bath, 2 car garage, lake view, single family home. is energy e cient home includes hurricane impact windows, vaulted ceilings, and security system. Overlook the nature preserve view as you enjoy this one of a kind new custom pool with waterfall, vegetation area, and neon lights. Pultes newest oor plan, built only in TWINEAGLES. SPANKING CLEAN almost new 2,367 A/C Sq. Ft., two bedrooms, 2 large full baths plus den. Large 18 tile throughout great room, den and huge eat-in kitchen with center island. Stainless appliances. Casual snack bar opens to the living room. Oversized 2-car attached garge. Long uninterrupted driveways, can park 4 cars comfortably. Private nature lled views. ree bedrooms, 2 Full Bath, 2 car garage, lake view, TUSCANY COVE $299,900 $299,900 $299,900


Beautiful Courtyard Home feature 3 Bedrooms plus Den ~ Fairway Course Views ~ Situated on cul-de-sac lot ~ Outdoor shower, kitchen & grilluail West: From I-75, take Bonita Beach Road (exit 116) 1/2 mile east to Bonita Grande, turn right (south) and follow road to Main Gatehouse.4661 Idylwood Lane uail WestVIRTUAL TOUR @ Fantastically Priced $1,375,000! $1,375,000! OPEN SUNDAY, MAY 2ND FROM 1-4PM Quail West