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ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 HEALTHY LIVING A20 PETS OF THE WEEK A22 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B7-8 REAL ESTATE B9 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 FILM REVIEW C11 SOCIETY C20-21 CUISINE C23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. II, No. 46 FREE WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 POSTAL CUSTOMER DATED MATERIAL REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: AUGUST 19, 2010 Fun at Mercato First Friday continues to draw crowds for music, food and fun. C21 With only a handful of days to spare for summer fun, families are scrambling to squeeze in a few more memories. With that in mind, Florida Weekly has some suggestions for easy afternoon activities, day trips and one-night getaways that can make the perfect way to say so long to the lazy, hazy days and hello to homework.Keep it local The Edison & Ford Winter Estates Take the kids back in time with a visit to the winter homes of Thomas Alva Edison and Henry Ford on the Caloosahatchee River near downtown Fort Myers. New, behind-the-scenes tours of Seminole Lodge include a peek inside rooms that are typically closed to general tours. Visitor hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, and guided tours are available of the homes, gardens and laboratory. Before school starts, make a few more summer memoriesSEE SUMMER, A9 Last writesAuthor laments the passing of the art of handwriting. C1 Chasing his dreamNathan Brooks is getting close as he awaits the release of his first CD. A6 For a decade or so, Angel Fund investors elsewhere around the country have been dropping the middleman the professional investment expert and his hyper fees along with the expectations of quick and high returns that characterize so-called venture funds. Then theyve pooled their money and their wisdom and chosen early-stage entrepreneurs to back. In 2007, the year the recession began, 57,120 entrepreneurial ventures in the United States received $26 billion in angel funding, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. None of those dollars were invested in Southwest Florida. But that was then. Now, says Tim Cartwright, managing director of the Compass Advisory Group, part of Fifth Avenue Investors, the economic constellations have aligned themselves and conditions are right. That says a lot about how much money exists in Naples, and something about economic recovery post-recession, too.BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ SEE ANGELS, A8 angelinve$torsCARTWRIGHT TAMIAMI ANGEL FUND HOPES TO PROVE A BLESSING TO AREA ENTREPRENEURSVoting your walletWhy businesses should care about the primaries. B1 BY KELLY MERRITTSpecial to Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTOThe Edison & Ford Winter Estates There's still a lot to do nearby VOTE

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 Its time to talk about the big It not the big O, the big C, the big A,B & C, or X, Y & Z but the big It. And those who forecast the big It. And even those who make the big It. Each of us is an It maker, by the way, make no mistake about it. We make It, at least in part. Its hot now in the syrup days of deep summer, isnt it? Or I should say, isnt It? Sticky-wet-hot. Thats here, and I love sticky-wet-hot. Elsewhere, there are brutal heat waves or droughts draped across the Northeastern U.S., Africa, eastern Asia and Russia and there, drought and fire have exceeded anything in history. For Gods sake: first the Czars, then Lenin and Stalin, then Stalingrad, then some more Stalin, and now this heat, along with some Putin. Man, those folks have it hard. And they arent even called Job. But that shouldnt prevent us from asking: Why is It so dang warm? And why did It rained 19 inches in Tennessee in May, or flooded Pakistan recently? According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which was cited by a Sunday New York Times piece where I got it, the earth has warmed about 1.4 degrees since British and American cities began releasing nation-sized clouds of carbon dioxide skyward to kick off the so-called industrial revolution so lets say since roughly beginning about 1850. Thats not that long ago. There are people living today who knew people who lived then. But in those days there were only about 1.2 billion people on the whole planet, if that. Now there are 6.8 billion. And many of them eat red meat, not to mention fast food or other flatulence-inducing nourishment. And much of that requires cows, which require the fuel economy to produce the machine economy that can grow the grain economy on land cleared by the machine economy, which will transport the grain economy using the fuel economy to the cow economy, or vice versa. In Florida, mostly, you fatten your cows only a little so you can ship them 100-head per possum-bellied truck to the grain economy far away say in Texas or up in the Midwest. There, the grain economy can stuff them with four or five pounds of grain per single pound of fatty weight gain, so they can be butchered and shipped back to the food economy, which requires refrigeration and transportation both powered by the fuel economy. A few years ago, some scientists concluded that cows, about 1.5 billion of them on the planet, ought to be held responsible for significantly large contributions to the greenhouse effect about 18 percent, they said. Cows have four stomachs, after all, and theyre cud chewers they eat things that naturally produce a lot of gas, methane gas, which is 20 times more harmful in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide, since it breaks down into elements that very successfully absorb heat, heating up the atmosphere. That creates dryer drys, and wetter wets, and gets us back to the original question: Why is it so dang hot these days? Dairy cows in particular, according to somebody who did good work studying this in Colorado when he could have been trout fishing or mountain climbing or drinking the gas-inducing local beers in large quantities, can produce something like 100 pounds of manure a day, so you can imagine how much methane they put into the atmosphere. And all thats very impressive, and the implication is that if we dont want to have to worry every time we talk about It as in, Whats It going to do tomorrow, flood a city or kill 10,000 people in a blizzard or turn Europe in the Sahara? we need to cut back on red meat and cows and the way we live. Which may not be a bad idea, but it begs the question: How much gas do 6.5 billion humans produce? This gets more complicated, but its also a problem that dates back to Adam and Eve. In his famous and massive theological treatise, The City of God, St. Augustine defers with great respect to men who have such command of their bowels, that they can break wind continuously at will, so as to produce the effect of singing. Most men, he suggests, lost that ability after Adam and Eve were kicked out of the Garden of Eden, which shows you just how musical the garden must have seemed to Adam and Eve, who clearly had that ability in abundance but never mind that now. The human equation is obviously important whenever we consider why It is so much warmer these, but nobody seems to want to bring that up. Older humans, for example, contribute it to the atmosphere more frequently than younger ones thats statistically verifiable, and I fully expect a Colorado researcher to verify it for me before long. Not only that, but politicians from the local to the state to the national level are widely known to produce methane from more than one orifice, which means that in an election year, here in a democratic nation of more than 300 million coweating, gas-producing hot-air bags (free speech is no small socio-political factor when it comes to the greenhouse effect and a warmer climate), the temperature is likely to rise not just a paltry degree or two, but maybe 50 or 60 degrees on any given day. And how do we account for that? Why just the following names alone should be held at least as accountable for the greenhouse effect as the worlds cows: Rubio, Scott, McCollum, Crist, Meek. In Florida alone, there are probably more than 300 candidates running for some office, national state or local. All producing a lot of gas. So whats It going to be like tomorrow? Its going to be hot, I can tell you that. COMMENTARY Taking responsibility for It rogerWILLIAMS 239.234.1900 3325 Westview Dr., Naples, FL 34104 www.airportkianaples.comHOURS: M-F 8am-8pm, Sat. 9am-6pm, Sunday 11am-3pm SERVICE & PARTS: M-F 7:30am-5:30pm, Sat. 9am-1pm, Sunday Closed 2010 Kia FORTE Setting New Standards!*All leases are for 36 months with $2000 down plus tax, tag and dealer fee W.A.C. See dealer for details. Starting at$169/mo.* IIHS Top Safety Pick for Vehicles built after October 20092011 Kia SORENTO #1 Sorento Dealer on Floridas West Coast! 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 NEWS A3 Help us make sure that every child in our area has the basic school supplies they need to get the best education possible. Were proud to partner with education foundations in South Florida to collect school supplies for local students in need. To help, drop o your supplies at any Fifth Third location in South Florida.August 16 September 3Thanks for helping to make education possible for every student in our area.Fifth Third Bank. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. The results of a local candidate survey conducted by the non-partisan League of Women Voters of Collier County in collaboration with the American Association of University Women are available on the league website, www.lwvcolliercounty. org. The survey queried contenders for the Collier County commission and school board. The entire balance of both the school board and the board of county commissioners will be changed by this election, says Lydia Galton, league president. Voters should evaluate the candidates only after careful research and deliberation. In addition, the League of Women Voters of Florida has released its Pro/ Con Guide on the Amendments to help inform and educate voters. For each amendment coming up on the November ballot, the guide presents the exact language of the amendment, its sponsors, background information about the issue and a list of pros and cons of voting for or against it. Videos of candidate forums conducted by the league are also available at Florida voters have to navigate as many as 10 complex ballot amendments this year, states Deirdre Macnab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida. Their choices will have a major impact on everything from class size to property taxes, so we provide this guide, as we do every election, to help with voter education of these important issues. Its part of our effort to make democracy easy and help citizens cast an informed vote. To access the guide, visit votingEarly voting for those who want to cast their ballots before the Tuesday, Aug. 24, primary can be done from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Saturday. Aug. 21, at these locations in Collier County: Everglades City Hall: 102 Copeland Ave., Everglades City Golden Gate Library: 2432 Lucerne Road, Naples Immokalee Library: 417 N. First St., Immokalee Library Headquarters: 2385 Orange Blossom Drive, Naples Marco Island Library: 210 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island Naples City Hall: 735 Eighth St. S., Naples Supervisor of Elections Office 3301 Tamiami Trail E., Bldg. C2, Naples For more information, visit www. or contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 2528450. League of Women Voters presents candidate surveys, amendment guide 2005 PORSCHE CARRARA GT ONLY 1270 MADE 2K MILES $389, 1250 South Airport Pulling Road | Naples, Florida 34104 239-430-5655 | After Hours 239-821-2065 READY TO MAKE A STATEMENTFERRARIOver 20 Ferraris in stock with Prices Starting At $64,995lAMBORGHINI10 Lamborghinis in st ock with Prices Starting At $109,995SLR MCLAREN3 Mercedes Benz SLR Mclarens in stock with Prices Starting At $239,995.00ASTON MARTIN, BENTLEY, ROLLS ROYCE, MASERATI, LOTUS, MERCEDES AND BMWOVER 20 HAND SELECTED LATE MODEL LOW MILES! PRICES STARTING AT $34,995.00

PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 PublisherShelley Lundslund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Susan Powell Brown Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Pamela V. Krol Peg Goldberg Longstreth Jim McCracken Kelly Merritt Alysia Shivers Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Dennis Goodman Marla OttensteinCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comProduction ManagerKim Boone kboone@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersJon Colvin Paul Heinrich Natalie Zellers Dave AndersonCirculation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount 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. OPINION Our daily weather reports, cheerfully presented with flashy graphics and stateof-the-art animation, appear to relay more and more information. And yet, no matter how glitzy the presentation, a key fact is invariably omitted. Imagine if, after flashing the words extreme weather to grab our attention, the reports flashed global warming. Then we would know not only to wear lighter clothes or carry an umbrella, but that we have to do something about climate change.I put the question to Jeff Masters, co-founder and director of meteorology at Weather Underground, an Internet weather information service. Masters writes a popular blog on weather, and doesnt shy away from linking extreme weather to climate change: Heat, heat, heat is the name of the game on planet Earth this year, he told me, as the world is beset with extreme weather events that have caused the death of thousands and the displacement of millions. Wildfires in Russia have blanketed the country with smoke, exacerbating the hottest summer there in 1,000 years. Torrential rains in Asia have caused massive flooding and deadly landslides in Pakistan, Kashmir, Afghanistan and China. An ice shelf in Greenland has broken off, sending an ice island four times the size of Manhattan into the ocean. Droughts threaten Niger and the Sahel.Masters relates stark statistics: 2010 has seen the most national extreme heat records for a single year: 17. The past decade was the hottest decade in the historical record. The first half of 2010 was the warmest such six-month period in the planets history. The five warmest months in history for the tropical Atlantic have all occurred this year (likely leading to more frequent and severe Atlantic hurricanes).We will start seeing more and more years like this year when you get these amazing events that caused tremendous death and destruction, Masters said. As this extreme weather continues to increase in the coming decades and the population increases, the ability of the international community to respond and provide aid to victims will be stretched to the limit. And yet the U.N. talks aimed at climate change seem poised for collapse. When the Copenhagen climate talks last December were derailed, with select industrialized nations, led by the United States, offering a take it or leave it accord, many developing nations decided to leave it. The so-called Copenhagen Accord is seen as a tepid, nonbinding document that was forced on the poorer countries as a ploy to allow countries like the U.S., Canada and China to escape the legally binding greenhousegas emissions targets of the Kyoto Protocol, which is up for renewal. Bolivia, for example, is pursuing a more aggressive global agreement on emissions. Its calling for strict, legally binding limits on emissions, rather than the voluntary goals set forth in the Copenhagen Accord. When Bolivia refused to sign on to the accord, the U.S. denied it millions in promised aid money. Bolivias United Nations ambassador, Pablo Solon, told me: We said: You can keep your money. Were not fighting for a couple of coins. We are fighting for life. While Bolivia did succeed in passing a U.N. resolution last month affirming the right to water and sanitation as a human right, a first for the world body, that doesnt change the fact that as Bolivias glaciers melt as a result of climate change, its water supply is threatened. Pacific Island nations like Tuvalu may disappear from the planet entirely if sea levels continue to rise, which is another consequence of global warming.The U.N. climate conference will convene in Cancun, Mexico, in December, where prospects for global consensus with binding commitments seem increasingly unlikely. Ultimately, policy in the United States, the greatest polluter in human history, must be changed. That will only come from people in the United States making the vital connection between our local weather and global climate change. What better way than through the daily drumbeat of the weather forecasts? Meteorologist Jeff Masters defined for me the crux of the problem: A lot of TV meteorologists are very skeptical that human-caused global climate change is real. Theyve been seduced by the view pushed by the fossilfuel industry that humans really arent responsible ... were fighting a battle against an enemy thats very well-funded, thats intent on providing disinformation about what the real science says.It just may take a weatherperson to tell which way the wind blows. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 800 stations in North America. She is the author of Breaking the Sound Barrier, recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best-seller.News at 11: How climate change affects youNew York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is some sort of bigot. In a speech about the Ground Zero mosque and religious freedom, Bloomberg stipulated that it is fair to ask the organizers of the mosque to show some special sensitivity to the situation. Why do they, of all the sects represented in New York, have to show special sensitivity? Does the mayor demand special sensitivity of St. Pauls Church, the Episcopal parish a few blocks from Ground Zero? And who appointed him arbiter of special sensitivity? The mayor unloosed a self-righteous oration about how critics of the project are disgracing the memory of firefighters who died in 9/11, among other offenses against truth, justice and the American way. But even he had to admit that theres something different about building a mosque so close to the site of a horrific, history-changing act of Islamic terrorism. What Mayor Bloomberg refuses to see is that those who want to block the mosque are demanding a truly meaningful gesture in special sensitivity. Namely, moving it elsewhere. If the founders of the project are as serious about interfaith bridge-building as they say, theyd be delighted to find a less-controversial location. Rubbing hurt feelings raw is not an act of understanding. Stoking a religiously charged debate at Ground Zero is not a blow for tolerance. They are provocations, by people who are either witless or understand exactly what they are doing. It is true that Islam as such is not responsible for 9/11, but symbolism and the sensibilities of New Yorkers and victims of 9/11 cant be discounted. When the Anti-Defamation League bravely bucked elite opinion to oppose the project, its national director, Abe Foxman, made an illuminating comparison with a Carmelite convent established outside Auschwitz in the 1980s. Carmelites were not a cog in Adolf Hitlers death machine. Survivors of the Holocaust and Jewish groups nonetheless found the Catholic outpost offensive, which was enough for Pope John Paul II to ask the nuns to move. True interfaith bridge-building is made of such forbearance. The organizers of the mosque, in contrast, relish their hot-button address. Feisal Abdul Rauf, the projects imam, wont condemn the Palestinian terror group Hamas. Asked about Hamas in a recent radio interview, he said, Terrorism is a very complex question, the stock answer of anyone excusing terrorism. I am a peace builder, he explained so long as peace-building doesnt require saying a discouraging word about the Palestinian murderers of innocent Jews. Even if Rauf has the best of intentions, a $100 million mosque is an open invitation to Saudi funding. Nina Shea of the Hudson Institute has documented how Saudi materials at American mosques exhort Muslims to spill the blood of infidels and Jews, in interfaith bridgebuilding Wahhabi-style. If the Ground Zero project relies on Saudi money, the desert monarchy will have pulled a perverse twofer funding the radical version of Islam that created Ground Zero, then funding the mosque that outraged the families of the victims. No thanks. Good taste and common sense should prevail, or what Mayor Bloomberg, in his surpassing wisdom, calls special sensitivity. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.The Ground Zero mosque: Not the placeBY RICH LOWRY amyGOODMAN Special to Florida Weekly B Y RI C H L O WR Y richLOWRY Special to Florida Weekly GUEST OPINION


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I think in music, says Nathan Brooks. Music is where my greatest joy comes from both personally and professionally. As a tot in Kansas City, Mo., Mr. Brooks tried to conduct the church choir with such enthusiasm he nearly fell out of his pew. Although he doesnt remember that, he distinctly recalls his first must lessons. His school required students to begin with the violin, but the big stringed bass beckoned him from the corner of the room. I begged and begged, he says. After two weeks, those in charge caved and fifth-grade, Nathan got his wish. Just one of many to come. He began playing piano the same year, started writing his own music in high school and discovered the guitar in college. Although his musical influences are many, he names James Taylor and John Mayer as two artists whose styles in particular inspired him. His mother and father both play musical instruments, and he credits them with helping cultivate his passions: music, traveling and mission work. His father, who played violin with the Kansas City Symphony, took each of his three children on different mission trips. The younger Mr. Brooks has embarked on many other mission trips in his 29 years, both in and out of the United States, and says the work has shaped his life. His newest mission? Launching his first CD, Dream In Truths. After two years of painstaking preparation, he spent three weeks this past May in a Los Angeles recording studio. With positive themes throughout, the album reflects a culmination of Nathans experiences and perspectives on life. Despite being a relative newcomer to the area, Mr. Brooks says Naples has embraced him with open arms. The outpouring of support he has received since his arrival awes him, he says, adding many local people have been instrumental in the recording and upcoming launch process. Mr. Brooks moved to Naples with his wife, Stacy, three years ago to serve as director of music and youth at First Christian Church. In addition to his various mission trips, he says his participation in the Disciples Peace Fellowship intern program provided him opportunities to do events for youth all over the country. In concert with his lifelong love of music, these experiences helped prepare him for his responsibilities at First Christian and for the adventures unfolding before him with Dream In Truths.In his work, he sees both the extremely wealthy and the very poor. As a writer, this disparity provides fuel for the songs he creates. Through his music, he explores the difference between wants and needs, and the result is songs filled with soul, hope and a spirit that unites all people. I want to be able to play music and use it for good things, he says. In keeping with this reality (and in part as his own reminder), a portion of every Dream In Truths sale will benefit Global Ministries, which orchestrates mission work all over the world.His publicist, Teresa Morgenstern, sings Mr. Brooks praises not only as a musician, but as an individual. What impresses me most is his character, she says, adding his songs tell stories about life and transcend any particular genre. Hes got something to say, a story to tell.When asked for his personal motto, Mr. Books reflects before answering: Ask for what you want, but be prepared to get what you asked for. He should know. Hes happily married to a woman he says is perfect for him, and their first child is due in December. His job allows him encourages him to do his music, affording him both the time and the freedom to use and grow his gifts. He gets to play music at church and around town, and through Dream In Truths, hes getting ready to broaden his wingspan even further. Mr. Brooks Dream In Truths tour kicks off Friday, Sept. 10, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Hell perform the album live for the first time at 7 p.m. in a concert with a full band and, for some songs, a grand piano center stage. Tickets are $15.50 per person and can be ordered at Music breaks down all barriers, he says. That being the case, then as long as Mr. Books keeps thinking in music, hed best be prepared to get what he asked for exponentially. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 15 MINUTES Thinking in music leads to Dream In TruthsBY SUSAN POWELL BROWN_________________________Special to Florida Weekly tes. h e ence and ul t h d n s s y t s, s ll e sa Mr. on ly as a n in d ivi d u s me most h e sa y s, tell n d c o t a When asked f M r. Books re f in g : As k b ut be y ou a k no w rie is t h h t he g ro w p la y aro u Dr e g ett i his w Mr Tr ut hs da d y, S ep to n Gol f t h e al bu time at 7 p a fu ll ll band g ran d piano are $15.50 pe ordered at ht t s og o spot.c o M M us ic b re a he s s ays. Tha t as lon g as Mr in music, h e d get what he a tia lly COURTESY PHOTONathan Brooks


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PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 Never waste a good crisis, Mr. Cartwright notes cheerfully. Hes president of the Gulf Coast Venture Forum, whose brand new Tamiami Angel Fund is seeking stellar start-up entrepreneurs from the region or state. Beginning this month, 30 investors, most from Collier County, are putting $1.5 million on the table $50,000 each for the good idea. They wont have to observe the typical venture fund business model of 2 by 20, either. Two percent gives you money to buy fancy offices and pay your team good money, and investors generally agree to give 20 percent of the profit to the team, explains Mr. Cartwright, who has worked on the Tamiami Angel Fund idea since 2005. The Angel Fund is different because you dont hire a professional team. You allow the angels the investors to make the decisions. Were at a fixed administration fee and 5 percent carried interest. None of this could have happened before the recession, when real estate, tourism and agriculture were the only games in town, and investors could turn a quick buck or a million bucks on homes, condos or land, Mr. Cartwright surmises. Now, he says, we have an innovation economy, with universities of scale or specialized research such as FGCU, the University of South Florida and The Jackson Laboratory, and with access to seed capital and professional networks such as the Southwest Florida chapter of BioFlorida. Jackson Labs, for example, is a Maine-based medical research firm getting taxpayer-funded benefits to open a Florida branch in Collier County which proves that local government is on the side of business and investment. Seed capital, in this case, means the Tamiami Angel Fund. For an entrepreneur who can sell an idea to a committee of five chosen from among the 30 investors and then sell it to the entire chorus of angels this may be the blessed intervention that inspires success. Most of these investors have more money than $50,000 to put into play, so if the Angel Fund invests and they like the deal, theyll do add-on investing, Mr. Cartwright explains. You might get somebody who will add on another $150,000, he adds. The power of the Angel Fund is the collective wealth that sits in the audience and that can be activated at any point when they feel the right company has come along. Back when people could invest in pre-construction condos and put down 10 percent, then flip the condo in two weeks, it was impossible for me to say, Why dont you invest in unknown management teams and an unknown market? Theyd say, Forget it. Im doubling and tripling my money in two weeks. These 30 very solvent men and women, brags Mr. Cartwright (who carefully mapped their careers when they sought to join the Tamiami Angel Fund), represent 105 board-of-director positions and 105 companies between them, including some listed in NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange, and some large privately held companies. Never let it be said, therefore, that such investors are like lawyers a profession in which only a fool would have himself for a client, as the saying goes. In this case, their knowledge and investment savvy is probably equal to any professional investors, which means they can make good clients for themselves and are more likely to pick the good bets. Although there is significant risk, they also stand at the head of the soup line awaiting the best and brightest ideas first, since todays entrepreneurs have few other options. If you think youre going to get a bank loan, forget it there are no bank loans for startups, says Bud Stoddard, one of the Tamiami Angel Fund investors. Also, its hard to go to the relatives. If youre sitting across from your father-in-law at the Thanksgiving table, what do you say, Pass the stuffing? Probably, and with a please to follow. What you dont want to say is, Pass the stuffing, please, and can you also pass $200,000 for my brilliant start-up? But thats what the angels expect to hear when they begin soliciting ideas this fall. Mr. Stoddards reasons for putting in $50,000 before the July 31 cutoff date for investors to join an end date required by the Securities and Exchange Commission, which uses very specific rules to regulate Angel Funds and protect both investors and entrepreneurs may or may not reflect those of other investors. (Several did not respond to interview requests from Florida Weekly.) But his reasons are distinct and clear. For the investor, which we all are, the Angel Fund is a better strategy, he explains. Heretofore, entrepreneurs would make a presentation and individuals by themselves would decide if they wanted to support it. But the angels act collectively, with their combined wisdom, judgment and committed capital and thats also better for the entrepreneur. If they can work with us as a group, they get more of a professional process of vetting ideas. In a fundraising mode, and having done it myself, in many cases its a one-on-one. You meet somebody in a group, but a week later you go to Perkins or somewhere for one-on-one pitch. Here, the entrepreneur can pitch a group, and the group has much more capital. That doesnt mean any of it will be easy for entrepreneurs or investors, either one. Mr. Cartwright expects many to apply and only a few to be chosen, an expectation born out by the experience of a successful Angel Fund called Springboard Capital based in Jacksonville, Fla. There, according to published comments by Vice Chairman Alan Rossiter, roughly 300 entrepreneurs are picked to pitch their ideas to investors each year, and about five actually receive money for earlyor mid-stage businesses. Many of the good bets are recommended by lawyers or accountants, by members of the fund who become aware of them or by venture capital funders who want something larger but who recognize a good bet and pass on the information, Mr. Rossiter told an online publication looking at entrepreneurial opportunities, Mr. Stoddard, who has started five companies in five different industries and authored the new book, Reflections of a Serial Entrepreneur: A Street-Smart Guide To Starting Your Own Company (see, knows the competition for Tamiami Angel Fund support will be fierce for entrepreneurs. He also points out that too often, entrepreneurs start a business for the wrong reasons. When unemployment is in the double digits, people think, Ill just start a business because I lost my job. But starting a company for that reason, I think, is a mistake. Are entrepreneurs made or born? To a large extent they may be born, and statistics bear that out. If you grew up in an entrepreneurial household and your mom and dad were entrepreneurs you have a better chance of succeeding as an entrepreneur. Mr. Stoddard believes the individual is as important or more important than the idea and sometimes a good idea can lack common sense. In the dot-com era, there was a group that wanted to sell groceries online. They raised a huge amount of capital, and my wife, who doesnt have a business bone in her body, said, Thats never going to work. And it didnt. She said, Shopping is a social occasion for me. Its not just shopping. I see friends and people I know and Im not going to give that up. Often, he adds, common sense plays a significant role in a business. And so does the individual, whatever the idea may be. A great entrepreneur could take a mediocre idea and make something of it. But a mediocrity could take a great idea and ruin it. Which is why at the Tamiami Angel Fund, I think were backing the person as much as were backing the idea. That makes plenty of sense to J. Howard Finch, Alico chair in financial management and planning at the Lutgert College of Business at FGCU. Professor Finch distinguishes venture funds from Angel Funds in somewhat similar terms. They have very different objectives, from the investors standpoint, he explains. Think of an Angel Fund as investing in the individual, whereas a venture capital fund invests in the business concept. Angel funds are pure start-up capital, designed to get the business idea up and running and provide enough capital to survey the initial stages of the businesss life. Venture capital funds are for existing smallor medium-sized businesses that are trying to position themselves for rapid growth into the next stage of their business life and that do not have access to other sources of new equity capital. Both carry significant risk. Asked what the downside of his investment might be, Mr. Stoddard laughs brightly and says, I could lose my money. Professor Finch describes it this way: Both types of funds have high risk, simply because they involve new and/ or small business ideas that might have great potential but that have as yet unproven track records. The motivation for investing in these funds can be very different, he adds. Angel investors are often individuals who have experienced entrepreneurial success and seek to help others succeed in starting and growing a new business venture. Job creation and economic diversification are two important goals in having a successful Angel Fund in a region. Venture capitalists, on the other hand, are investors who seek to earn very high returns on investment through a pre-determined exit strategy that involves selling their equity stake in the business within a set time frame. Thats not completely the concern of serial entrepreneurs such as Mr. Stoddard or Mr. Cartwright, as they refer to themselves. Our investors want to give back to entrepreneurs, explains Mr. Cartwright. Its a double bottom-line investment. They say, If I break even, Ill be OK. ANGELSFrom page 1 Almost 700 Angel Funds exist in the United States. The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission requires investors to be wealthy, goals to be set out and a time line to be established for an Angel Fund. In 2008, 12 public and private organizations through Southwest Florida studied the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the regions economic health and came up with the recommendation an Angel Fund be established here. Academic and professional organizations involved in the study included economic councils and corporations or of ces from Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, Glades and Hendry counties. The Tamiami Angel Fund has 30 investors. Entrepreneurs will be recruited for the local fund beginning in October. Companies typically receive $50,000$200,000 from an Angel Fund, with add-on investments from individual Angels as they see t. Learn more at in the know Who: Tim Cartwright, president of Gulf Coast Venture Forum, an Angel investor network Title: Managing director, Compass Advisory Group LLC, a Fifth Avenue Advisors company Education: University of Wisconsin undergraduate degree; MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University Experience: Began his career at Arthur Anderson in Chicago; founded By-Products Interactive, an electronic trading, market-research and publishing company; founded Benchmark Solutions, a supply chain consulting company What the GCVF does: We look at companies that are pre-revenue a product has not been sold yet for need in the marketplace based on customized research. We look at revenue companies that arent cashow positive they still arent making a pro t. And we look at companies making money but looking to do a new product line to expand to another region. This is a ve-year fund starting Aug. 1, 2010. We anticipate investment to occur during the rst two to 2 years, followed by 2 to three years of investment monitoring and mentoring.Profile of an angel investor COURTESY PHOTOSTODDARD FINCH


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My fellow voters, Take a good look at the ethics of the County Commission candidates before you vote in the upcoming Primary Election. Joe Foster was a primary player in the Cirrus Pointe scandal where he orchestrated an insider deal to enrich his law rm while causing the county to lose $350,000. He arranged for no-bid funding for the project that had no security for our tax dollars. Fosters law rm carried out all project legal work after he cleverly resigned to run for commissioner in 2006. Foster professes that he favors auditing by the Clerk of Courts, yet his law rm has fought the clerks subpoena which would disclose details of what transpired at Cirrus Pointe. He has now teamed up with Fred Coyle, holding a joint fundraiser on June 22, 2010. Foster and Coyle are now operating together as one. Gina Downs says shes working for you but she obtained $7,436 in campaign contributions from Marco Islands gated Hideaway Beach Club, just before her mentor, incumbent Frank Halas voted on 3/23/10 to award Hideaway a $1.6 million project. Fred Coyle also reaped his share of contributions from Hideaway Beach residents (over $10,000) in return for the same vote. Do you want these characters making decisions for Collier County? Beware of glib tongues and wolves in sheeps clothing. Do your homework: research these topics, and please do not make the mistake of voting for Downs or Foster.u bReferences:Hideaway Beach Naples Daily News article, Though they cant vote for her, Islanders support Gina Downs campaign, 3/10/10 Supervisor of Elections, Candidate Financial Reports Board of County Commissioners, Meeting Minutes, 3/23/10 Cirrus Pointe Naples Daily News, Brent Batten article Brock, county still clash over independent audits, 5/14/10. Call the Clerk of Courts (239-252-2646) if you have any questions about Joe Foster and Cirrus Pointe. He has to show you the public records, just as he did to me when asked.Chuck Roth Political advertisement paid for and approved by Chuck Roth, write-in candidate for Collier County Commissioner, District 2Primary EthicsFoster Downs


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The Renaissance Academy, Florida Gulf Coast Universitys life-long learning program for adults, seniors and retirees, seeks topics and instructors for its fall, winter and spring sessions. The academy offers single lectures, short courses, films and life enrichment courses at 14 locations from Marco Island to Port Charlotte. Class proposals are now being accepted for consideration. There are no advanced degree requirements for instructors; life experience and a passion to share may be all you need. Diverse and challenging programs are welcome, from art to business and computers, ecology and the environment, history, law and government, literature, language, film, music and dance, philosophy, religion, psychology, science, medicine and U.S./world affairs. The fall Renaissance Academy session takes place in October-November; the winter/spring session is JanuaryMay 2011; and summer classes meet in July-August 2011. Presenters are needed for single lectures and also or short courses that meet from two to four times. Lectures are usually 75 minutes long and are followed by a question-and-answer session. Presenters receive an honorarium of $75 per 90-minute lecture. Programs take place at: The FGCU Naples Center in Naples; Atrium Executive Center and Cypress Cove, South Fort Myers; FGCUs main campus in Fort Myers; Calusa Harbor and Art of the Olympians near downtown Fort Myers; Grandezza Country Club, Estero; Steinway Piano Gallery, Bonita Springs; Bentley Village, North Naples; Herald Court Centre and Burnt Store Presbyterian Church, Punta Gorda; South Port Square, Port Charlotte; and in Marco Island and Cape Coral at locations to be announced. If you have an idea for a class or single lecture you would like to present as part of the Renaissance Academy program, you must complete a proposal form for review. Detailed instructions and forms are available for downloading at www.fgcu/racademy. For more information, call John Guerra at 425-3260 or 425-3272, or e-mail NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA16 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 Reginald A. Reg Buxton For the Children... Through the Teachers... to the Community! Reg Buxton, a journalist, impressed the GNBGC with his commitment to the community. Buxton is serving or has served on the boards of ten organizations, all devoted to making Collier County a better place. Greater Naples Better Government Committee Endorses Reg Buxton. District 3 Reg Buxton He says he brings a businesslike approach, and actually delivers. He spots the need for improved bottom up communication inside and outside the school system, and he wants the school system attorney and two new hires an internal auditor and public interest ombudsman to report to the board rather than the superintendent. He first proposed the School Boards current plan to gradually test Floridas budget busting class size rules, and says the way to get teachers input on a regular basis is simple You listen. Endorsed by Naples Daily News Editorial Board Visit E-mail 239-777-4294 Paid Pol. the Reg Buxton for Collier County School Board District 3 Campaign Fund Approved by Reg Buxton (n) Mayor Bill Barnett Luis Bernal Dr. Lois Bolin Ernie Bretzmann Jim Coletta Joe B. Cox Fred Coyle Donna Fiala Todd Gates Bruce Gilbert Brian Glaeser Kaleigh Grover Bob Guididas Gina DeMartin Hahn Murray Hendel Tom Henning Matt Hudson Tina Haut Nancy Lasheid Bill Lascheid Chris Lombardo Peter Manion Leo Mediavilla Bob Murray Pat Neale Joe Paterno Dave Pfaff Gary Price Renee Relf Garrett Richter Jim Rideoutte Ann Rowe Walter Schacht Wayne Smith John Sorey Ron Stamarro Fred N. Thomas Jr. Peter Thomas Vicky Tracy Jack Tyman Lou Vlasho Sandy Waite Dave Weston Don York The following Civic & Political Leaders are endorsing Reg Buxton Endorsed by the following : To see the video of this endorsement at www.naplesnews. com/election If youve always wanted to teach, life-long learning program wants youLocal Boy Scouts invite all area boys in elementary, middle and high school to a Beach-Ree from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park. The fun will include water sports, Ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, canoe races, paddle boarding and more. Attendance is free, although state park fees apply for entry into the park. For more information, e-mail Boy Scouts prepared to hit the beach 239-261-7157 141 Ninth Street North Naples Must present coupon at time of purchase.Must Have CouponFree with a $30 Grocery OrderTamas Double Decker Red Wine .750 ml.Must Have CouponWhile Supply Lasts Assorted Flavors B&F Italian Pasta Sauce24 oz jar $2.99 For over 70 years offering Wholeseome fresh products to our customers. Wynns is now carrying a large selection of Natural, Organic, and Gluten-Free products.


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 NEWS A19 In recognition of International Homeless Animal Day, Humane Society Naples is holding an adoption special all day Saturday, Aug. 21, when all pets that have been in the shelter 90 days or more will have a $21 adoption fee. HSN adoption fees normally range from $35 to $250, with $75 the average price for a dog and $55 the average price for a cat. The fee includes a complete pet medical exam, vaccinations, ID microchip and 30 days of pet health insurance a $300 value. Each year, millions of animals die because there arent enough people to provide them with a loving home. Efforts on the part of shelters and rescue groups to convince pet owners to spay or neuter their animals have had some effect, but much more needs to be done to end the crisis of pet overpopulation. To this end, HSN has a special fund to cover some or all of the cost of pet sterilization for pet owners of modest means. Called SNAP, the Spay Neuter Assistance Program continues as long as there are funds available, and HSN is always seeking funds to carry that work forward. For more information, call Andy Reed at 6431880, ext. 21. In addition, there is a constant need at the no-kill shelter for cleaning supplies such as liquid laundry detergent, bleach, hand soap, sanitizer, paper and cloth towels and pet toys (no dry food, please). HSN is at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. Adoption hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For adoption information, call 643-1555 or visit Adopt a new best friend for $21 Bentley Robbie Livingston Teresa

PAGE 19 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 TO YOUR HEALTH HEALTHY LIVING No component of NCH is more vital to our reputation than our volunteers, the unsung heroes who do so much to enhance our role and our name in the community. And at the heart of our relationship with our volunteers is the continuing educational mission of NCH to share our knowledge and experience with others. We discussed this mission when I was invited by Director of Volunteers Amanda Smith and her associate Lauren Turner to address our young volunteens at this summers closing celebratory lunch. This summer, 102 high-school students contributed to our efforts in numerous departments and, in the process of volunteering, learned about health care and how a hospital functions. They joined three college and law-school summer interns, working shoulder-to-shoulder with senior leadership on important projects, such as the impact of Jackson Labs (Brandon Perkovich, Harvard senior), the duties and responsibilities of directors and executives within the system (Brad Byars, St. Louis University School of Law and a junior in the masters in health administration program), and the complex role of health care in our community (Marla Perez, Harvard sophomore). These young people joined our year-round students from nursing and health-care programs at schools including the Lorenzo Walker Institute, Edison State College, Florida Gulf Coast University, the Wolford School of Nurse Anesthesia and Nova Southeastern University. We also have students who are studying for degrees in physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as clinical pastoral care and advanced nursing programs. Why so many students from so many different schools? First of all, because we will need more and more individuals to keep us healthy, particularly as health care solutions become more complex and sophisticated. But second, and even more important, the quality and safety of the NCH system is stimulated by highly motivated students wishing to join our noble profession. Indeed, a noble profession is defined as one in which the patients, students, supplicants interests are placed above the providers, teachers or religious leaders motivations. As the Medical Executive Committee and board learned at a recent retreat, objective evidence shows institutions that pursue continuing education programs regularly deliver higher quality to their patients. Quality improvement, of course, has been priority number one at NCH for the past 10 years. To reach the next level of quality delivery, we are considering recruiting Graduate Medical Education candidates namely, interns and residents who are at a later stage in their training. GME can lead to better quality outcomes for patients. Weve had great success growing our own with the Edison State College nursing program that has introduced to the community so many talented, compassionate and competent nurses. Likewise, Im confident we can train interns and residents with a strong tendency to remain in the community and put down roots. As our friends and colleagues from the University of South Florida have noted, such well-structured programs provide cost-effective patient care, coverage and access. GME can be yet another transformational change for NCH and our community. Before we begin the journey, we will need to educate everyone patients, medical staff, colleagues, our community on the benefits and challenges involved. I am excited about this particular educational challenge, which can yield lasting benefits that will dominate our culture for years to come. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Volunteer and continuing education programs provide lasting bene tsSTRAIGHT TALK allenWEISS Cast your vote for Collier blind services centerLighthouse of Collier is in the running for a $250,000 grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project, and Collier County residents can help by casting their votes online or via text message. The funds would help Lighthouse Collier refresh independence for the 14,000 blind and visually impaired people who live in Collier County. Anyone can vote once a day through Tuesday, Aug. 31. Simply go to www. and click on VOTE, or text 101683 to Pepsi (73774) on your mobile phone. Lighthouse of Collier is the only center for blindness and vision loss in Collier County. Its mission is to promote the development, implementation and ongoing 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 Juniper Village hosts programsDr. Catherine Cruikshank, director of education for the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Alzheimers Association, will lead a family and friends support group from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Juniper Village of Naples, 1155 Encore Way. This months topic is Diet and Dementia Risk. RSVP by calling 5981368. The American Holistic Nurses Association holds its monthly meeting at Juniper Village from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. All professionals are welcome. For more information, e-mail Kimla Stewart at or DonnaWolf at Maybe that disgruntled JetBlue flight attendant should have popped a couple of Tylenols. A University of Florida researcher says acetaminophen might relieve social pain from hurt feelings. The findings suggest for the first time that emotional and physical pain are interrelated, says Gregory Webster, a UF psychologist who co-authored the study with a team of researchers. We think that social pain piggybacks onto physical pain and the two systems sort of bleed into each other, so that just as you feel emotional distress from physical pain, the social pain of having a romance breakup or getting a horrible grade can translate into feeling sick to your stomach or getting a bad headache, Mr. Webster says. In the study, to be published in the journal Psychological Science and available online, people who took acetaminophen daily for three weeks reported less emotional suffering over time and showed less activity in regions of the brain previously shown to respond to social rejection than those who took the placebo. Even so, Mr. Webster says, we dont want to tell people to go take Tylenol to cope with their personal problems until more research is done. The findings have the potential for acetaminophen eventually to be used instead of more powerful drugs to treat minor social pains. Acetaminophen might also show promise in curtailing antisocial behavior, Mr. Webster adds. The fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) results from our study show that acetaminophen diminished reactivity in regions of the brain that have been linked to emotional processing, which helps regulate aggression, he explains. Study participants received fMRI during a computerized game of cyberball that simulated social rejection. Each participant, accustomed to passing a ball with two images of people who were ostensibly other participants, was suddenly excluded from the exchange as the others pass it back and forth. They were not given a reason why, which made it frustrating, which is exactly what we wanted to do, Mr. Webster says. We wanted to give them this feeling of being socially ostracized. By random assignment, nearly half the participants, 24 women and six men, took a 500-mg pill of acetaminophen immediately after waking up each day and another 500-mg pill one hour before going to sleep, while 24 women and eight men took a placebo. Each night the participants filled out a survey to assess their level of hurt feelings during the day. Throughout the three weeks, those who took acetaminophen reported significantly fewer hurt feelings on average than participants in the placebo group. In addition, they showed much less activity in areas of the brain linked with emotional feelings such as hurt and rejection. Our findings have important implications because social exclusion is such a common part of life, Mr. Webster says. People can feel ostracized at work, snubbed by friends, excluded by their partners or slighted in any number of situations. Research shows pain meds might reduce hurt feelings BY CATHY KEEN, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDASpecial to Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTO


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For more information or to register, visit The sixth annual 5K Run/Brain Power Walk coordinated by the Naples Pilot Foundation joins the John Clay 5K Run and Walk on Labor Day weekend, Saturday, Sept. 4. Registration opens at 6 a.m. and the race sets out at 7:30 a.m. Sign-up deadline is 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2. Proceeds bene t Project Lifesaver and efforts to promote awareness and education of brain injuries and brain disorders such as autism and Alzheimers disease. For more information, call 434-9786 or e-mail The Shark Shootout Charities 5K Race sets out at 7 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort and meanders through the Tiburon residential community. Registration is $25 in advance and $30 on race day ($10 for ages 18 and under) and includes one daily grounds ticket to the Shootout. Proceeds will bene t CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation. For more information, visit The Naples Half Marathon 2011 takes place at 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2011. Registration opens on Sept. 1. The USATF-certi ed course begins on Fifth Avenue South and returns to Cambier Park. In-line skates, baby joggers or strollers and bicycle support are not allowed on the course. There is a time limit of 2 hours and 45 minutes, due to course closure restrictions.For more information, call 262-5653 or 434-9786 or e-mail Make a run for it Golfers can tee up for deals and charity tournamentsHeres whats teeing up on the local links: Bonita Bay East has extended its Passport Program through Dec. 31, offering unlimited play on its two Tom Faziodesigned courses for $100 per month and a cart fee of only $22 per person. Passport holder enjoy full use of the practice facility and range one hour prior to tee time and also receive a logo golf shirt, hat, sleeve of balls and a $20 PGA Superstore gift certificate. Players can also use the 8,000-squarefoot clubhouse, dining room and bar one hour prior to play.Bonita Bay East is on Immokalee Road six miles east of I-75. For more information, call 353-5100 or visit The eighth annual Marco Police Foundation Golf Tournament takes place Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Island Country Club on Marco Island. Check-in and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m., and the shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $110 per person and includes breakfast and luncheon. All proceeds benefit the Marco Police Foundation scholarship and police emergency funds. For more information or registration, contact Richard Shanahan at 8604354 or Debra Sanders at 248-7419. The inaugural Golfing for Charity event to benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank takes place Friday, Oct. 15, at West Bay Club in Estero. Servpro is the sponsor. The shotgun start is at 9 a.m. Registration is $85 per person and includes cart and green fees, two beverages on the course and the Score Board Party following the tournament. Non-perishable food items for the food bank will be collected. For more information, call 430-9300. The 19th annual Florida Gulf Coast University Founders Cup is set for Friday, Oct. 15, at Grey Oaks Country Club. A buffet lunch will be followed by tournament play with a shotgun start at 1:15 p.m. An awards reception and dinner will follow the game. Registration is $2,000 per foursome and $500 for individuals. Various sponsorship opportunities remain available. All proceeds benefit the FGCU Foundation, which provides funds to enhance scientific, educational and athletic programs at the university. For registration or more information, contact Michelle Kroffke at 590-1074, e-mail or visit The East Naples Professional Firefighters will hold the second annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Mustang Club at Lely Resort. The shotgun tee-off begins at 11 a.m. with a better-ball scramble format. Golf package includes a round of golf, cart, prizes, catered banquet and an awards ceremony. All proceeds benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. For more information, call Sean Hunt at 641-2383 or e-mail The Immokalee Foundations 2010 Charity Classic Pro-Am Golf Tournament takes place Monday, Nov. 15, at Bay Colony Golf Club. The event pairs foundation supporters with some of the biggest names in golf. Only 24 foursomes, plus the pros, will participate. The tourney begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and golf demonstrations, followed by a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m., and an awards luncheon following the tournament. Entry fees begin at $5,000. All pro-am golfers will receive tickets to a dinner auction Friday, Nov. 12, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples.The event benefits The Immokalee Foundations various educational programs. Presenting sponsor for 2010 is Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; gold level sponsors include Bigham Jewelers, Jaguar Naples and Porsche of Naples. For more information or to make reservations, call Lori Apolito at 430-9122. The eighth annual Ave Maria University Golf Classic takes place Thursday and Friday, Dec. 2-3. The Scholarship Soiree on Dec. 2 takes place at The Country Club of Naples; the tournament is played at Ave Maria. For more information, call 280-2580. The National Kidney Foundations Cadillac Golf Classic takes place Monday, Dec. 13, at Tiburon Golf Club. The fourperson scramble competition is open to all male and female amateur golfers. For more information, call Bryan Williams at (407) 894-7325, ext. 305, or e-mail SPORTS NOTES

PAGE 21 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 Pets of the Week >> Ella is an 8-month-old, 25-pound Welsh Corgi mix. Sweet, active and alert, shes good with people and other dogs. Her previous owners moved and couldnt take her with them.>> Harley is a 4-year-old Schnauzer who weighs in at 15 pounds. Hes very cute, alert, unruf ed and friendly. He was found as a stray and needs a forever home. >> Herbie is a 5-yearold domestic short-haired tabby, gray with white trim. She has been spayed and is declawed in front. Herbie needs a new owner to love.To adopt a petCollier County Domestic Animal Services is at 7610 Davis Blvd. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Adoptions begin at 11 a.m. and are processed through closing time. Adoption fees are $60 for cats and $85 for dogs and include spay/neuter surgery, a bag of pet food, pets license and a micro-chip ID. Call 252-PETS (7387) or visit to search for a lost pet or to nd a new pet. 8595 Collier Blvd., Suite 110 Naples, FL 34114Located at the intersection of Rattlesnake Hammock Road and Collier Blvd. in the Publix Shopping Plaza. Wellness Exams Preventive Care Parasite Control heartworm and ea medications Vaccines plans tailored to individual pets General surgery and hospitalization Dentistry Digital Radiology On-site laboratory for screening tests Off-site laboratory for advanced testingServices: (239) 417-8338 NOW OPEN 25%DISCOUNT ON EYE GLASSESSTUDENT EYE EXAMS $69 STUDENT SPECIAL Eye Exam Cataracts Glaucoma Lasik Glasses Contacts Adult and Pediatric Care 21 and underGood vision and healthy eyes are key in academic success. Rick Palmon, M.D. Richard M. Glasser, M.D. Penny J. Orr, O.D. Leonard Avril, O.D. Brian Marhue, O.D. Cannot be used in conjunction with any insurance or other promotions. 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And when that last puppy shot is in, at 14 to 16 weeks, pull out all the stops when it comes to socialization. Why take any chances at all? Because doing so is important. An unsocialized dog, whether fearful or aggressive, is at a high risk for ending up in a shelter, with little chance at being adopted again. Some experts argue that, in the long run, behavior problems kill more dogs than parvovirus does, which puts the importance of proper and safe socialization in perspective. Dogs are genetically predisposed to have more potential to become part of human society than wolves or coyotes, but its not always easy for them. When you give your pup an understanding that living with humans means that new adventures are not to be feared, you are sharing a wonderful gift.So socialize, and remember that the world is full of scary things, especially to a little puppy. At times, even the boldest of puppies is paralyzed with uncertainty when faced with something hes never seen before. Your response to his fear is very important.Dont soothe your pup. Petting him and saying, Its OK, baby (or something similar) gives your puppy the idea that being scared is OK and that youre rewarding him for the behavior. Instead, be matter-of-fact and encouraging. Let him work it out, and when he takes that step forward, praise him for his courage. Then move on, one more step into your life together. Puppies grow up too soon, as anyone who has ever loved one can tell you. When your pup has grown, youve lost not only some of the cuteness, but also a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get him off to a good start in life. Its always easier to prevent problems than to try to fix them later, and one of the most important ways to do this is by socializing your puppy. Introduce a puppy to all the new things you can people, places and other animals. When a puppy isnt exposed to new things, social development stops or even regresses. The goal of socializing is a confident, outgoing dog who isnt shy or aggressive. A good pet, in other words. But wait! you say. What about disease? My veterinarian told me to keep my puppy at home until his last puppy shot. And youre saying I should go out? Is that safe? Your veterinarian is right: Your puppy is at risk for contracting diseases from other dogs before his full immunity is in place. This is why you shouldnt go anywhere where dogs you do not know hang out parks, dog events or pet stores until your veterinarian gives the go-ahead. But that doesnt mean you should leave your puppy at home. PET TALES Get social Turning your puppy into a friendly, well-mannered companion means making socialization a priority.BY DR. MARTY BECKER & GINA SPADAFORI_______________________________Universal Uclick


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BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUSINESS INDUSTRY BSECTIONWEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 WEEK at-a-glance Lets Make a DealChamber trade show draws hundreds. B7 Lets go to the hopNABOR members and friends dance the night away for Laces of Love. B8 Coming soonThe Tamworth Collection will open this winter in Quail West. B9 The Leadership Collier Foundation announces the 2011 Leadership Collier class. Over the course of the yearlong Leadeship Collier program, participants learn from a broad-based network of community leaders who enhance their leadership abilities and skills through continuing education, shared perspectives and community involvement. The programs primary objective is to educate local business leaders on societal and economic challenges facing the Collier County community, making Leadership Collier graduates better enabled to become engaged, address area challenges and work toward solutions in the public interest. The class of 2011 will be the programs 22nd graduating class. Its members are: Monica Aranegui, Office of U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart; Jill Barry, Naples Botanical Garden; Kristi Bartlett, Economic Development Council of Collier County; Joseph Bernard Jr., Physicians Regional Medical Center; Nick Casalanguida, Collier County Government; David Crisp, Solaraegis LLC; Jonathan DePasquale, Dock 5 Inc.; Joseph Devore, Moorings Park Inc.; Michael Diamond, Newport Customer Homes; Sonia Diaz, Coleman, Hazzard and Taylor, PA; Jason Diefenthaler, Wasmer, Schroeder & Company; Tricia Dorn, Lee County Electric Cooperative; Thomas Drumm, Collier Enterprises; David Dunnavant, Barron Collier Companies; David Farmer, Keystone Development Advisors; Nicole Flesvig, Edison State College; David Fralick, Alpha Media Inc.; Paul Garrah, Collier County Public Schools; Jonathan Garrick, Brown & Brown Insurance Services; Matthew Grabinski, Yovanovich & Koester, PA; Nancy Graham, Collier County Public Schools; Ekkehard Grampp, Council for International Visitors in Collier; Trisha Hare, Key Private Bank; Lisa Koehler, South Florida Water Management District; Kelly Lauman, Lutgert Insurance; Martha Marland, Northern Trust; Susan Maurer, BB&T; William McDonald, Collier County Sheriffs Office; Lisa Mead, Collier County Bar Association; Sean Nolan, Rogers, Wood, Hill, Starman & Gustason, PA; Mary Qunell, Barron Collier Companies; Marci Seamples, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce; Orly Stolts, North Naples Fire District; Michele Thoman, NCH Healthcare System; Brendon Tripodo, Fifth Third Bank; Jacob Tuchman, Yamron Jewelers; Gligor Tuparov, Rimaco Corp.; John Wasmer III, Morton Wasmer Abraham Construction Managers LLC; Thomas Weschler, City of Naples; Tricia Yeggy, Immokalee Housing and Family Services; Carlo Zampogna, Woodward, Pires and Lombardo, PA. Leadership Collier Foundation announces class of 2011SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYRecords show that the vast majority of people reading these words dont give three tugs of the voting lever about the primary election. Thats despite the fact that during midterm elections, some races for local offices are decided. During midterm election years like this one in particular, when theres a governors race but not a presidential one, people tend to shy away from involvement in the electoral process. Less than 18 percent of eligible voters in Collier County cast a ballot during the last midterm in 2006, back when Republicans Charlie Crist and Tom Gallagher were fighting over their partys nomination for governor. Nevertheless, numerous races that impact businesses and their respective bottom lines will be decided when the polls close on Aug. 24. Knowing whats going on is very significant for small business, said Steve Tirey, president of the Chamber of Southwest Florida. Its something that comes down to a pothole in the front of your business that can turn into a major construction project and you didnt know about it because youre not following whats going on, he said. Control of tax dollars, how much is levied and where those dollars go, is as much at stake during the primaries as it is during general elections, where turnout can range anywhere from 50 to 80 percent, depending largely on how contentious the races at the top of the ticket, specifically presidential or governors races, are in a particular year. With the school board or county commission elections, theyre going to have a much more day-to-day impact on local business, than someone who sits in the White House or the governors mansion in Tallahassee, said Peter Bergerson, professor of public affairs at FGCU. As if business considerations werent enough of an incentive to follow the electoral process closely, theres also the sheer entertainment value of the whole thing. The attorney general race between Democrats Dan Gelber from Miami and Dave Aronberg, who has made a name for himself among some powerful Republicans in Southwest Florida has made its way into the mud wrestling ring. A report in the St. Petersburg Times last week detailed how both BY OSVALDO PADILLA ____________________opadilla@ oridaweekly.comKnowing whats going on is very significant for small business. Steve Tirey, president of the Chamber of Southwest Florida VOTEBUSINESSOF YOURHow this years primaries will impact local commerce{{THE SEE VOTING, B5

PAGE 25 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 Sunbelt O ce FurnitureNaples239-566-2857O ce Furniture & Design239-337-1212Let us create a healing environment for your patients by 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 24 BEERS ON TAP! $5 APPS & 9 PIZZAS(Toppings Extra) MONEY & INVESTINGThe elephant in the investment room: riskEveryone likes to talk about his or her returns, especially profits. If returns are not positive in the short term, the typical investor speaks about risk in the context of the bigger picture or long-term results. But talk about risk? Nada. Investors, both individual and institutional, generally wont go there. And the there is critical to any investors performance and strategies. Its so critical that top investment firms place the role of the chief financial officer on par with the chief risk officer. Sure, investor banter is specific about the earnings per share of the company-past, projected and actual. Sure, people have stories about how companies have turned the corner by doing x, y and z. A great story stock has all heads turn. All of this is about return, all about making money. Risk is not topical as, to most, it infers losing money and who wants to think about that? Bad trades get stuffed into physical and mental drawers. Beyond those reactions, the reality is that risk is difficult to measure, even for the largest financial institutions, the private money managers. Many of the hedge funds did not really understand risk at the time of the debt market collapse in 2007/2008 and the equity market collapse in 2008. You might be thinking that hedge fund manager John Paulson understood it. He did, but it was somewhat isolated in the specific CDO market. You might be thinking that Goldman Sachs clearly understood it. Clearly this company understood it better than others. Consider an often-told story about Goldman. In 2007-2008, it was using the same measures of risk as peers, but at some point, it figured something was very wrong with its measures of risk. Its data was suggesting low probabilities of loss over the short term but in actuality, for stretches of continuous days, the losses were being exceeded. Officials' guts became operative and they decided to get closer to home or unload positions to a point of market neutral. They couldnt be in a market that was continually losing money and their risk assessment stats had departed from the reality of continuous, large actual loses. At the time, Goldman and most of the largest investment firms were relying on measurement of risk called VaR (Value at Risk). The regulatory bodies, including the Federal Reserve and the SEC, also required VaR calculations; even the now famous Basel Accord used for regulating international banks capital require VaR. In short form, VaR relied on the capture of historical data to create a probability curve. The output is stated in terms of probabilities (generally 1 percent and 5 percent probabilities) of a specific amount of loss for the specific portfolio in the short term (one day, one week or two weeks). For instance, a weekly VaR (which is expected to be reliable for one week) of 1 percent on a portfolio of $5 billion indicated there was a 1 percent chance that the portfolio might lose $50 million or more. That is very specific. Except the problem is the or more was ignored and not quantified. To accept VaR in the 2007-2008 environment would be like saying, No worries. You have a short-term risk of losing $50 million. Relax, it is only a 1 percent chance. But, by the end of the week, your new calculation of weekly VaR has exploded into a $100 million loss on the portfolio. Risk is a quants or a geeks domain. A lot of senior managers at financial institutions dont like to talk about something they dont understand. (Recall that form Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan did not want to talk about derivatives to Congress.) And for those managers who do understand risk, many are now cautious about using a measurement tool that did not perform well. And there are other tools; some are called the Greeks as in Greek letter names. Is the issue of risk management resolved? Not at all and it might have gotten more complex. Many firms are writing/selling exotic derivatives that are not listed; they are over the counter and there are big challenges to accurately price them, as there is no auction market. If you cant price it, you cant measure risk/reward. Risk assessing vanilla was hard; now it uses Rocky Road flavor instruments. Running the value of a portfolio under a variety of circumstances dire circumstances might be a good way to understand the risk of your portfolio, for the individual or the institutional investor. For instance, you might entertain having your investment adviser price your portfolio under several situations especially for changes in interest rates. Different scenarios might be the 30-year governments drop to 3 percent or they rise to 5 percent. You might want to take a look at how an equity portfolio with calls written against it might look in a down equity market (e.g. down 10 percent from current levels, down 20 percent etc.) Investment advisers rarely will call you up and suggest you talk about the risk of your portfolio; it is tantamount to suggesting losses are on the horizon. But that does not mean that you shouldnt initiate conversation with your adviser to understand what downsides your portfolio is exposed. Jeannette Rohn Showalter is a Southwest Florida-based chartered financial analyst, considered to be the highest designation for investment professionals. She can be reached at jshowaltercfa@ jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA

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Floridas economic recovery depends on our ability to help companies accelerate their growth in terms of revenue and job creation, says Stee Quello, president of CEO Nexus. One of the best ways to do this is to give second-stage CEOs the opportunity to meet and learn from the insight, experience and acumen of the CEOs of thirdand fourth-stage companies in the setting of an open forum.Tom ONeal, executive director of GrowFL, the University of Central Floridas Economic Gardening Institute, says CEO Nexus plays a critical role in GrowFLs effort to revitalize Floridas economy and create jobs.Economic gardening to accelerate the growth and development of promising enterprises ranks as the most effective way to expand Florida-based operations and create the jobs that will stimulate real economic growth, Dr. ONeal says. Admission is free to area CEOs.For more information or to register, call Brooke Gabrielson at the EDC, 2638989. The Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has opened a satellite office at Florida Community Bank on Golden Gate Parkway. The objective of the chamber is to serve as a bridge between the areas Hispanic and nonHispanic communities. A nonprofit, non-sectarian, and nonpartisan organization established in 1989, it serves Collier, Hendry, Glades, Lee and Charlotte counties. Membership is open to any person or organization. For more information, call 418-1441 or e-mail The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce welcomed the following new members in July: Bank of America Home Loans, Bristol Properties International, Clinical Compound Pharmacy Dex One Insurance Source of Naples Inc. MindZoo, PJNF Technologies, Inc., Procon General Contractors, Sarah Anderson Interiors Sound of Celebration, Steen Studios, The Continental Group Inc., www. Charming Charlie is the newest fashion accessory boutique in Mercato. The shop has 9,500 square feet of earrings, necklaces, bracelets, handbags, scarves and belts, all organized by color and enhanced by sparkling chandeliers, upbeat music and cheerful greeters. Founded in Houston, Texas, in 2004, the chain was named a 2010 Hot Retailer by the International Council of Shopping Centers. Fashionistas on a budget will delight in the trendy accessories and classic staples with pricetags from $5 to $50. Charming Charlie is next to Stage 62 Deli on the main street of Mercato. Stores hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 254-1702 or visit CEO Nexus, EDC to co-host CEO ForumHispanic chamber opens Golden Gate Parkway officeChamber welcomes 12 new membersFashion boutique opens in Mercato COURTESY PHOTOCharming Charlie is the newest boutique in Mercato. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 BUSINESS B5 candidates have admittedly raised large sums of money to attack and respond to advertisements. The attacks between Bill McCollum and Rick Scott in the governors race and Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio for the U.S. Senate are daily fodder for the TV and radio programs that relish the political spectacle. Some of the more exciting races that have received attention will have to wait until November. Mr. Rubio, for instance, doesnt have any significant challengers competing for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat. Voters will have to wait until November for the face-off between him and Independent Gov. Charlie Crist and whomever receives the Democratic nomination. The Democratic side of that race is also running hot, as billionaire Jeff Greene has challenged the established politician Kendrick Meek. Still, its the smaller races where local voters wield the most power, in terms of being the sole deciders of those contests. They are also the races that appear to attract the least amount of interest. The school board has property tax interests, the county commission has zoning, property taxes, roads, said Professor Bergeson. Thats something for local business people to be concerned about of course. Political experience considers only public elected of ce held by the candidate. Many candidates have held positions in governement and been appointed to various committees, etc. Some races listed below do not include low-polling candidates.UNITED STATES SENATORRepublicansMarco Rubio Occupation: Attorney Political Experience: Former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives Education: JD, University of Miami, 1996; BS, University of Florida, 1993 DemocratsJeff Greene Occupation: Entrepreneur, most recently in real estate Political Experience: Ran for Congress in the 1980s as a Republican Education: MBA, Harvard Business School; BA/BS, Johns Hopkins UniversityKendrick Meek Occupation: Former captain, Florida Highway Patrol Political Experience: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2003-present; Senator, Florida State Senate, 1999-2002; Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, 1995-1998 Education: BS, Criminal Justice, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1989GOVERNORRepublicansBill McCollum Occupation: Attorney General Political Experience: Attorney General, State of Florida, 2007-present; candidate, United States Senate, Florida, 2004; candidate, United States Senate, Florida, 2000; Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1981-2000 Education: JD, University of Florida, 1968; BA, University of Florida, 1965Rick Scott Occupation: Co-founder of Solantic, former CEO, Columbia/HCA Political Experience: None Education: JD, Southern Methodist University, BBA, UMKC Democrats: Alex Sink Occupation: Chief Financial Of cer of Florida, former president, Bank of America Political Experience: Chief Financial Of cer, State of Florida, 2006-present; State Fire Marshal, State of Florida, 2006-present Education: BA, Mathematics, Wake Forest UniversityATTORNEY GENERALRepublicansJeff Kottkamp Occupation: Lt. governor, attorney Political Experience: Lieutenant Governor, State of Florida, 2007-present; Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, 2001-2006; Deputy Majority Whip, Florida State House of Representatives Education: JD, University of Florida College of Law, 1987; BS, Florida State University, 1984; AA, Edison Community College, 1982Holly Benson Occupation: Attorney Political Experience: Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, 2000-present; Secretary, Agency for Health Care Administration, 2008-2009; Secretary, Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR), 2007-2008; Representative, Florida House District 3, 2000-2007 Education: J.D., University of Florida College of Law, 1996; A.B., Dartmouth College, 1993Pam Bondi Occupation: Prosecutor, 13th Judicial District Political Experience: None Education: BS, Criminal Justice, University of Florida, 1987; JD, Stetson Law School, 1990 DemocratsDave Aronberg Occupation: Attorney Political Experience: Senator, Florida State Senate, 2003-present Education: JD, Harvard University, 1996; BA, Harvard University, 1993Dan Gelber Occupation: Attorney Political Experience: Senator, Florida State Senate, 2008-present; Minority Leader, Florida State House of Representatives, 20062008; Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, 2001-2008 Education: JD, University of Florida College of Law, 1985; BA, Tufts University, 198STATE REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 76RepublicansKathleen Passidomo *wins by default. Occupation: Attorney Political Experience: None Education: Graduate of Trinity University; JD, Stetson UniversitySTATE REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 112RepublicansJuan DArce Occupation: Educator Political Experience: Community board appointments in Miami-Dade and partyelected committeeman. Education: BA, Florida International UniversityJames Patrick Guerrero Occupation: Owner of contracting and insurance adjusting businesses Political Experience: None Education: MS, Boston UniversityJeanette Nuez Occupation: Vice president of external affairs at Kendall Regional and Aventura medical centers Political Experience: None Education: MA, BA, Florida International University DemocratsJohnny G. Farias Occupation: Electrician, business owner Political Experience: NoneSandra Ruiz Occupation: Administrator Political Experience: Doral City Council*County Commission races are non-partisan, open to all registered voters. COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 2RepublicansGina Downs Occupation: Retired economics instructor Political Experience: None Education: Shippensburg University; MBA, Frostburg State UniversityJoe Foster Occupation: Attorney Political Experience: None Education: University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; JD, Case Western Reserve University Georgia Hiller Occupation: Attorney Political Experience: None Education: MA, Florida Atlantic University; JD, Florida State UniversityCOUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 4RepublicansFred Coyle Occupation: Retired IT business owner Political Experience: Collier County Commission, 2001-present, Naples City Council 1998Education: BS, MBALavigne Ann Kirkpatrick Occupation: Registered nurse Political Experience: NoneCOLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD*These are all non-partisan races, open to all registered voters. DISTRICT 1Pat Carroll Occupation: Comptroller Political Experience: Incumbent Education: BS, Denison UniversityEric Cox Occupation: Retired Political Experience: None Education: Ohio State UniversityRosanne Lee Winter Occupation: Former Naples High School principal Political Experience: None Education: BA, MA, Kent State UniversityDISTRICT 3Barbara Berry Occupation: Realtor Political Experience: Collier County Commission, 1996-2000, Collier School Board, 1990-1996 and 1984-1988 Education: Bachelors, Iowa Wesleyan CollegeReg A. Buxton Occupation: Publisher Political Experience: None Education: University of MichiganKathy Ryan Occupation: Former principal and teacher Political Experience: None Education: Ed.D. Florida Atlantic University; M.A. Michigan State University; Bachelors from Michigan State UniversityDISTRICT 5Mary Ellen Cash Occupation: Educator Political Experience: None Education: BS, University of Maryland; MA, University of Central FloridaRoy M. Terry Occupation: Retired principal Political Experience: Incumbent Education: Bachelors from Western Maryland College; MA, Colorado State UniversityJoe Whitehead Occupation: Retired Naples P.D. Political Experience: None Education: BA, MA, St. Meinrad College VOTEFrom page 1 State launches website to track election resultsThe Florida Department of State, Division of Elections has a new election results website called Florida Election Watch at Voters and visit the site and try tools including MyElectionTracker, which allows the voter to select speci c races and track those results. The site also provides the new option of viewing races by county. On election night, visitors to the main Division of Elections website, http:// doe.dos.state. .us, will be automatically sent to the Florida Election Watch site; however, they can get back to the regular DOE site through a link in the top banner. Election results will begin posting after 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24. Collier County will provide a hyperlink to the new site from the Supervisor of Elections Of ce website, in the know SCOTT RICK SINK ALEX NK NK NK NK K NK EX EX X X EX LEX LEX EX LEX LEX E EX EX EX X EX EX X ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY ILLUSTRATION

PAGE 29 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 A Job Search Support Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at or visit www.naples The Public Relations Society of America, Gulf Coast Chapter meets for Tips For Effective and Efficient Print Documents beginning at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, at the Hilton Naples. Speakers will be Tim Philbrook of Print and Copy Center and Blase Ciabaton of Naples PrintSource. Luncheon reservations must be made by Friday, Aug. 20. Contact Kathy Saenz at The Presidents Club of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce meets from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, at The Colony Golf & Bay Club. The complementary reception is for Presidents Club members only. Call 9922943 or register at www.bonitasprings Business Before Business for members and guests of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 8-9:15 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at the DoubleTree Guests Suites in Naples. Cost is $5 in advance or $10 at the door for members, $30 for non-members. Register at www. Leadership Bonita 2011 kicks off with a cocktail reception from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. An alumni dinner will follow the reception. Register at Marketing 101 is the topic of a free workshop presented by SCORE Naples and the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at the chamber. Robyn Bonaquist of B-Squared Advertising will discuss the importance of targeting and understanding your audience, creating and maintaining a brand, and the three kinds of marketing plans: must-have marketing, in-a-perfect-world marketing and marketing en masse. Register in advance at The Collier County Bar Association holds its trial lawyers luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Bonefish Grill, 1500 Fifth Ave. S. Guest speakers will be David Fauss and Melissa Pigott of Magnus Research Consultants. For more information, visit www. The next Accelerated Networking Luncheon hosted by the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Naples Flatbread, 6434 Naples Blvd. Cost is $15 for members only. Register at www. Zonta Club of Naples meets at noon on the first Tuesday of the month at the Hilton Naples. RSVP to Sally Sitta at 2621283. For more information, visit www. Next meeting: Sept. 7. The Council of Hispanic Business Professionals meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Cost is $18 for members and $23 for guests. For more information, visit www.chbpnaples. org. Next meeting: Sept. 8. BUSINESS MEETINGS THE MOTLEY FOOL Its smart to add exposure to foreign economies to your portfolio, to not be completely dependent on the U.S. economy. But international investing carries some risks.For starters, many countries can be dangerous places to invest. Shareholder rights and protections you enjoy in the United States are reduced or nonexistent in many places. Placing your money under the regulatory oversight of developing economies is risky. Some countries (such as China) have created different classes of shareholders, domestic and international, and these classes wont necessarily have the same rights. Reporting standards differ, too. A company listed and based in the United States must publicly report its earnings each quarter. Thats not so elsewhere. Its required only twice a year in the United Kingdom, for example. Few nations have reporting requirements as stringent as ours. Many dont track insider buys and sells, lock-ups, deals with related entities, executive salaries and dividends. Each country has its own form of Generally Accepted Accounting Prin-Domestic, Yet International What Is This Thing Called The Motley Fool?Remember Shakespeare? Remember As You Like It? In Elizabethan days, Fools were the only people who could get away with telling the truth to the King or Queen. The Motley Fool tells the truth about investing, and hopes youll laugh all the way to the bank. Thinking about IPOs Q Are IPOs good investments? D.A., Farmington, N.M.A Its best to steer clear of most initial public offerings (IPOs), as they can be volatile and frequently dont fare too well in their first year. Also, its mainly been the rich or well-connected who get shares at their low initial prices. The rest of us end up buying later, often after prices have risen considerably. 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REAL ESTATEA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY B9Coming this season: A new collection from Quail Wests featured builders NABOR reports pending sales, closings are upAccording to the latest report from the Naples Area Board of Realtors, which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), overall pending sales in the Naples Beach area increased 13 percent, with 112 contracts in July 2010 compared to 99 contracts in July 2009. Among other statistics in the NABOR report: The median closed price for single-family homes in the same area increased 123 percent, up from $500,000 in July 2009 to $1,117,000 in July 2010. Available inventory declined 7 percent to 8,731 in July 2010, compared to 9,359 in the same month last year. The overall median closed price for properties over $300,000 increased 21 percent to $592,000 in July 2010, up from $489,000 a year ago. Overall pending sales in the $1 million to $2 million category increased 82 percent, with 31 contracts in July 2010 compared to 17 contracts in July 2009. For the 12 months ending July 2010, overall pending sales increased 28 percent with 9,785 contracts compared to 7,655 contracts for the 12 months ending July 2009. Condo pending sales saw a 6 percent increase, with 328 contracts in July 2010 compared to 309 contracts in July 2009. The average days a property was on the market in July 2010 decreased by 24 percent in the $1 million to $2 million category and by 25 percent in the $2 million and above category. To view the full report, visit www. The featured builders in Quail West Florida Lifestyle Homes, Fox Development, Imperial Homes of Southwest Florida, London Bay Homes, McGarvey Custom Homes, The Newport Companies and Robert DAngelo Jr. Construction Company will soon unveil a new dimension to the 1,180-acre luxury golf course community in North Naples. The Tamworth Collection will consist of an assortment of 3,800-square-foot to 4,500-square-feet estate homes priced from $1.6 million to $2 million. Furnished models on 95-by200-foot lots will be available for viewing and purchase during the upcoming season. The Tamworth Collection is a perfect addition to the luxury product mix at Quail West, says Cheryl Deering, vice president of sales and marketing. The community has two Arthur Hills championship golf courses, a 70,000-square-foot clubhouse with a ballroom and wine grotto, full-service spa and beauty salon, pro shops, fitness center, card room, eight lighted red-clay tennis courts and a junior Olympic-sized solarium pool. All of the communitys amenities are owned debt-free and run by its members. For more information, visit COURTESY PHOTOSThe Tamworth Collection models at Quail West will include features and finishes like those found in the Newport Companies Lucia residence.BRIEFSREAL ESTATE SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010WEEK at-a-glanceAll the high notesOpera Naples announces its sixth season. C4 See who enjoyed a touch of Europe at Opera Naples to-do. C20 Tribute to a legendPatricia Neals biographer shares his memories with Nancy Stetson. C8 Casting callsPerformance organizations lining up auditions for the season. C16-17 Here at Florida Weekly, we enjoy telling stories. We love to find people and situations that speak to us. When we write, we strive to capture the essence of life in Southwest Florida as honestly as we know how. This summer, weve presented a series of photographs in hopes of prompting some inspired creative writing among our readers. We havent been disappointed, as many of you have delivered enthralling, imaginative and sometimes disturbing tales. Now we want more. And we think you do, too. That said, were launching the next round of our challenge. Almost as much fun as opening your e-mails as they ping into our in box is picking the picture that we hope will get your creative juices flowing. Sometimes we scour thrift stores and family albums; this time, we fished around our files and landed this one. The rules remain the same: Using this photo as a starting point, come up with a narrative story of no more than 600 words. Well accept your original work in Word format until Friday, Sept. 3. E-mail to, and look for our favorites on these very pages in the weeks ahead. Be sure to include your name, address and contact information with your submission. Feel free to include a headshot of yourself as well. Thanks for writing and good luck. A convenience store was holding a sale on the type of pens I like to use, so I went in to buy as many as I could. But they were completely out of stock.I asked for a rain check. No problem. The cashier, who looked as if she were in her early 20s, filled out a form and then called her manager on the store phone to come and sign it. He told her to sign his name for him. She hung up the phone, stared at the form and looked me quizzically. How do you make a cursive J? she asked. I dont know how. At first I thought she was joking. But when I realized she was serious, I wrote a couple of curvy, capital Js for her, and she signed her bosss name to the rain check. This story did not surprise Kitty Burns Florey, author of Script & Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting. She knew a signature was in cursive, Ms. Florey says. People still have the idea that when you sign your signature, you sign it in cursive. Thats the only remnant of handwriting thats left your signature. Fifty years from now, she cautions, maybe no one will be writing in cursive or be able to read it. 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PAGE 41 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 Q:Dear Seafood Professor,I was at a local restaurant the other night and saw Escolar on the menu. Then a friend of mine told me that Escolar can make you sick. Whats the story with this fish? Liz, Bonita Springs A: 239-593-5555www.randysfishmarketrestaurant.com10395 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34108 Retail Seafood Market HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pmRestaurant HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pm SHIPPING NATIONWIDEVisit Paradise Shrimp Company On Line! Dear Liz,Escolar is in the mackerel family and is sometimes referred to as White Tuna. It is a very popular fish, especially for grilling. But, it has a high oil content and contains a type of oil called waxy esters. Although the waxy esters are not harmful, they can have a laxative effect on some people. For people who are eating Escolar for the first time, the Seafood Professor recommends a small portion of 4 to 6 ounces. HAPPY HOUR IS BACK!MONDAY-FRIDAY 3pm 6pm SATURDAY-SUNDAY 11am 6pm1/2 Price on Selected AppetizersBeers(domestic)$2Drafts(domestic) $2Well Drinks(one shot)$2 Im currently wading my way through Gone with the Wind, that tome of antebellum Southern culture that paints a time when men were men and women were, well, fainting. Or pressing trembling hands to fluttering hearts. Or in a ruckus about some breach of Southern etiquette. That the famously impetuous Scarlett OHara has a hard time reining in her Irish blood makes for great reading. Whats even better and laughable is the advice her stern mother delivers about the proper ways for a lady to behave. In fact, the book says, the mothers of all her girl friends impressed on their daughters the necessity of being helpless, clinging doeeyed creatures. Im tired of everlastingly being unnatural and never doing anything I want to do, Scarlett complains. Im tired of saying, How wonderful you are! to fool men who havent got one half the sense Ive got, and Im tired of pretending I dont know anything so men can tell me things and feel important while theyre doing it. Amen to that. But even Scarlett, for all her un-ladylike rages, acknowledges the wisdom in it. She was willing to appear demure, pliable and scatterbrained, if those were qualities that attracted men. Just why men should be this Southern belles trapped in the past ArtisHENDERSON way, she did not know. She only knew that such methods worked It was like a mathematical formula. This quaint approach to matrimony captures the spirit of an age that, thankfully for women, has come to pass. Until, of course, you pick up any modern dating advice book. Its been nearly 150 years since the Civil War ended and more than 70 since Margaret Mitchell turned her green-eyed heroine loose on the world, but the same tips still govern dating behavior for women. As Im reading Gone with the Wind, Im also paging through The Rules, a handbook for catching a husband first published in the mid-1990s. The book is shocking in its candid acknowledgement that the ultimate goal of The Rules is to help women attract the marrying kind. Frankly, I love it.But reading The Rules in isolation is not the same as SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS ...the mothers of all her girl friends impressed on their daughters the necessity of being helpless, clinging doe-eyed creatures...Rules, the authors acknowledge, When we told you to be quiet and mysterious, act lady-like, and cross your legs and smile and dont talk so much on the first few dates, we did not mean that you shouldnt think! Well, at least theres that.But thinking or not, a woman who follows The Rules often meets with success. Just like Scarlett and her mathematical formula. When it comes to women finding love, little has changed in the last 100 years. At least we dont have to wear hoop skirts. reading The Rules alongside Gone with the Wind. There is surprising overlap between the two, and Im shocked to see how little has changed in a century.Rule No. 1 says: Be a Creature Unlike Any Other. How? The suggestions could come straight from a handbook on Southern charm: Its the way you smile (you light up the room), pause in between sentences (you dont babble on and on out of nervousness), listen (attentively), look (demurely, never stare), breathe (slowly), stand (straight), and walk (briskly, with your shoulders back).In their sequel to The d not know. She t h at suc h met h d It was l ik e a a l f ormula i nt ap pr oach to matri u res the spirit of an age f ully for women, has s s. Until, o f course, an y modern datin g k Its been nearl y 150 t h e Civi l War en d e d h an 70 since Margaret rne d h er g reen-eye d s e on the world, but the i ll go vern datin g behave n. e a d in g Gone wit h Im also pa g in g T he Rules, a fo r catchin g a s t pu blished 1 99 0s Th e o ckin g in a ck n o wl h at t h e o al o f s is men m ar nd I e s r eadin g The R al ongsi d e Gone w i Win d T h ere is s u i n g over l a p b etwe e two, and Im shocked how little has cha n a century Ru l e No. 1 Be a Cr e U nlike A ny Ot h How? T h e gestions cou ld s trai g ht f rom a bo ok o n So ut he rn c Its the wa y yo u smil e light up the room), in b etween sen t (y ou dont bab b a n d o n o ut o f vousness), ( attentive ly ) ( demurel y s tare ) b r ( slowl y) (strai a n d ( bri with shou b ack In s e to


Saturday 7:30 11:30 a.m Third Street South Farmers MarketFruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses, fresh sh, food, owers, plants, herbs, soaps, and much more can all be found.Music lls the air. Located behind in the Neapolitan parking lot between Third Street South and Gordon Drive. Lunches $10 Monday Friday 1209 3rd Street South(Behind Concierge Gazebo) (239) 261-2253 Daily 8:00 am 3:00 pm Breakfast & Lunch, Sunday Brunch Tickled Pink Celebrate Summer with


Mass on Thursday, March 31, and Saturday, April 2, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. More than 150 performers will gather for ONs grandest scale production to date. Ms. Pearce, a soprano, will be joined in Requiem Mass by Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Laura Vlasak Nolen, tenor Kurt Lehmann, bass Gustav Andreassen and members of the ON chorus and ON orchestra, under the baton of maestro William Noll. Also on the programIn addition to the four major performances, the 2010-11 season will also mark the debut of ONs American Opera Workshop and other works in the companys Community Concert Series. The first American Opera Workshop production, Mark Adamos Little Women, is set for Friday, Sept. 24, and Sunday, Sept. 26, at a location to be announced. The cast includes ON Professional Young Artists Melissa Vitrella, Annie Leonardi, Rebecca Richardson and Carolyn Greiner. ONs annual holiday performances of Amahl and the Night Visitors are set for Friday, Dec. 10, and Sunday, Dec. 12, also at a location to be announced. Emerging regional artists and stars of the ON Young Artist Program will perform. For more information and tickets to all of the above ON performances, call 514SING (7464) or visit www.operanaples. org. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 A&E WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 Interactive Friendly Pirate Fun for the Whole Family 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 239-352-68003106 Tamiami Trail N., FREE DOZEN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIESWITH PURCHASE OF $15 OR MORE! Cookies ~ Cakes ~ Chocolates Made to order. Expires 8/30/10. Limit one dozen per customer. Opera Naples sixth season will feature international stars in performances of some of the genres most passionate and emotional works. Seven guest artists have multiple Metropolitan Opera credits. The season opens Thursday, Nov. 18, with the World Stars Benefit Concert at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Vienna State Operas leading dramatic soprano Nancy Gustafson, a part-time resident of Naples, headlines an all-star cast that includes Metropolitan Opera tenor Richard Leech and renowned soprano Sylvia McNair. Irish Tenor Anthony Kearns returns to Naples for the seasons first opera, Donizettis love story Lucia Di Lammermoor, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 15-16, at the Miromar Design Center in Estero. Opening night will include a black-tie champagne reception. The stars come out again for Opera Naples sixth seasonSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY >>What: Opera Naples sixth season Sept. 24 and 26: Amerian Opera Workshop production of Little Women, location TBA Nov. 18: World Star Bene t Concert at Moorings Presbyterian Church Dec. 10 and 12: Amahl and the Night Visitors, location TBA Jan. 15-16: Lucia Di Lammermoor at the Miromar Design Center Feb. 18 and 20: Carmen at Coast High School March 31 and April 2: Verdis Requiem Mass at Moorings Presbyterian Church >>Info: 514-SING (7464) or in the know On Friday and Sunday, Feb. 18 and 20, mezzo-soprano Audrey Babcock stars in Bizets Carmen, one of grand operas most revered roles. Performances are at Gulf Coast High School. Audrey Babcock is absolutely wowing audiences everywhere she performs, says Steffanie Pearce, ON general and artistic director. The reviews she receives for her rendition of Carmen are nothing short of amazing. Young dancers in this production of Carmen will have the privilege of working with choreographer Rosa Mercedes, who will instruct selected members of the Naples Academy of Ballet in Spanish dance technique. Members of ONs Young Artist Program will appear in the secondary roles of Frasquita and Mercedes. The 2010-2011 season closes with Verdis Requiem Pearce Babcock Gustafson Kearns

PAGE 45 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Theater Ad Libbing Naples City Improv performs a dinner show at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21. 2700 Immokalee Road. Reservations: 4317928. Searching for Eden: The Diaries of Adam & Eve By Theatre Conspiracy, Aug. 20-Sept. 4 at the Foulds Theatre, Fort Myers. 9363239. I Love a Piano A new show saluting Irving Berlin, one of Americas greatest songwriters, plays Aug. 19-Oct. 2 at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422. High Rollers Tuscany Villa of Naples hosts High Rollers for Habitat for Humanity from 5-8 p.m. 775-2233. Call to confirm. Scotch Sipping Sample a variety of Johnnie Walker scotches paired with heavy hors doeuvres during a tasting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Shulas at the Hilton Naples. For $25, sip Johnnie Walker Red, Black and Green; for $55, add Johnnie Walker Gold, Blue and King George to the mix. 430-4999. Third Thursday Third Thursday on Third kicks off at 6 p.m. with music and entertainment at various locations along Third Street South, including Bob Zottola and The Stu Shelton Trio in the courtyard at Gattles from 7-10 p.m. 434-6533. Summer Sizzle Live at the Promenade! presents Summer Sizzle, an evening of hot dances with Erin Dunbar and Jessie Garcia, plus cool hors doeuvres and drinks. Things heat up at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay, Bonita Springs. $15 in advance for members of the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs, $20 non-members; $25 at the door. 495-8989. Jazz It Up Jebrys Jazz Jam happens Thursdays at Capri: A Taste of Italy, 11140 Tamiami Trail. 594-3500. More Jazz Freds Food, Fun & Spirits presents The Expandable Jazz Band with Bob Zottola, Stu Shelton and John Lamb from 6-8:30 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. That Thursday Thing Enjoy live music from 6-11 p.m. at CJs on the Bay, Marco Island. Outside entertainment from 6-9 p.m., inside from 8-11:30 p.m. Open Mic Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar in Miromar Outlets and on Naples Boulevard hosts open mic night from 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Thursday. Friday, Aug. 20 Canines on Canvas Dog Day Afternoon takes place from 6-9 p.m. at Sweet Art Gallery, 2054 Trade Center Way. Pets are welcome. 597-2110 or Benefit Bingo Play your cards from 7:30-11 p.m. every Friday at the Dance Studio in Ave Maria, 5068 Annunciation Circle, Suite 103. Proceeds go to dance scholarships. 261-2606. All That Jazz Hear Bob Zottola and The Expandable Jazz Band from 5-8 p.m. at Shulas Steak House at the Hilton Naples. 430-4999. Tickling The Ivories Pianist Kary Regragui plays in the lounge at Angelinas Ristorante in Bonita Springs beginning at 7:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. 24041 Tamiami Trail. Bluegrass Sounds The Saw Grass Drifters perform from 7-10 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. $5 cover. 2700 Immokolee Road. 431-7928. Motown And Blues Gulf Coast Town Center presents Motown and The Cracker Blues in a free concert under the stars from 8-10 p.m. Motown and blues by Cracker Blues. 267-0783 or Saturday, Aug. 21 Fashion Tips Nordstrom at Waterside Shops and the Wishing Well Foundations present Fabulous New You from 9-11 a.m. Check out the top 10 must-have items for fall, plus makeovers and hairstyles by Colour U Salon. Mimosas and fresh fruit will be served. $10 at the door. 213-0397 or Its Your Move The Southwest Florida Chess Club invites players of all ages and abilities to find a partner at Books-A-Million in Mercato anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. 898-0458 or e-mail Love The Locals Embrace Naples celebrates local restaurants, retailers, artists and musicians from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mission West Shopping Center, 1485 Pine Ridge Road; 304-9754. Flower Class Lead florist Rebecca Oros of Whole Foods Market in Mercato leads a flower-arranging class from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $10 includes a vase for your creation. To register: 552-5100. Garden Tales Kids are invited to story time in the Childrens Garden at the Naples Botanical Garden from 10:30-11:30 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Regular admission applies; free for Garden members. 643-7275 or Free Film See the classic film It Happened One Night in the air-conditioned comfort of the Collier County Museum beginning at 1 p.m. Free. 252-8476. Jazz Tunes The Naples Jazzmasters perform from 2-4 p.m. every Saturday through the summer at the Norris Community Center. 213-3058. Guy Harvey Fundraiser Guy Harveys Island Grill on Marco Island hosts a fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. for the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation to support oil spill recovery efforts in the Gulf of Mexico. Cost is $25 per person. 825-5485 or Music Walk More than 30 venues in downtown Fort Myers participate in the new Music Walk at 7 p.m. Enjoy tunes, food and art downtown. 332-0161 or Sunday, Aug. 22 Live Tunes Bob Zottola and the Expandable Jazz Band perform from 6-8:30 p.m. at Naples Flatbread, 6434 Naples Blvd. 687-3454. Tuesday, Aug. 24 Photo Show An exhibit of works by Clyde Butcher opens at the SWFL Museum of History, 2031 Jackson St., Fort Myers. The show runs until Oct. 2. 321-7430. MoTown Tunes Freds Food, Fun & Spirits hosts MoTown from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesdays, with Omar Baker performing favorites from the s, s and s. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Yappy Hour Every Tuesday is Yappy Hour at The Dock at Crayton Cove from 4:30-6 p.m. Pups and their people can get acquainted, have a drink and a snack, with contributions accepted for the Naples Dog Park. Twilight Time Gulf Coast Town Center presents a free showing of Twilight beginning at 8:30 p.m. under the stars in Market Plaza. Wednesday, Aug. 25 Cowboy Culture Florida Cowboys: Keepers of the Last Frontier, featuring photographs from the book by Carlton Ward, is on display at the Marco Island Historical Museum through Aug. 31. The museum is open from 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 389-6447 or Swing And Sway Vergina on Fifth Avenue holds a summer dance contest at 8 p.m. every Wednesday, leading up to contest finals Nov 17. 6597008 or Send calendar listings to events@ 10 Southwest Florida Locations Whos Got Time To Cook?WE DO! To Find Your Neighboorhood Location! COURTESY PHOTO Kick back and get into the bluegrass sounds of the Saw Grass Drifters from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits, 2700 Immokalee Road. $5 cover. Coming next Friday, Aug. 27: Monroe Station. 431-7928 or Thursday, August 19 Thursday, Aug. 19


C8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY UPCOMING KEY WEST EVENTS GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN*Round trip required. Minimum 8 day advance pre-purchased ticket, non-refundable, no cash value, cannot be combined with other offers. Excludes weekend fee. Expires 08/31/2010 $56*SUMMER SAVINGS*Round Trip RequiredEACH WAY Its never to early to book your trip to 1-800-593-7259Depart from Marco Island at Rose Marco River Marina09/07: Womenfest Key West09/10: S.L.A.M. (Southernmost Light-Tackle Anglers Masters) Celebrity Tournament.09/17: Phil Petersons 38th Annual Key West Poker Run09/25: PConch Life Scramble Marathon Editors note: Academy Awardand Tony Award-winning actress Patricia Neal died Sunday, Aug. 8 of lung cancer. She was 84.When Stephen Michael Shearer first met Patricia Neal, she was busy saving the world. The world, back then, was black and white, and Mr. Shearer and Ms. Neal were much younger. It was 1961, and he was 10. I saw Patricia Neal on Saturday Night at the Movies, he says. It was, of course, The Day the Earth Stood Still, and Ms. Neal rescued the earth by saying, Klaatu. Barada. Nikto! I knew it was make-believe and she was an actor, but I was stunned by the fact that Patricia saves the world, Mr. Shearer says. He was intrigued by this woman with the sultry, gravely voice. I wanted to be an actor after I saw that movie, he says. Years later, when he originated a role in Luigi Jannuzzis off-Broadway play, The Appointment, he got to meet Ms. Neal. Philip Langner, head of the Theatre Guild, and his wife, Marilyn, brought Ms. Neal to see The Appointment. I met Pat, I loved Pat, he says. We just became very, very good friends. When I was in the city, Id go up to her apartment to visit. She invited my partner Michael and me to Marthas Vineyard. I know she had leagues and leagues of friends, (but) she liked me, and I liked her. Mr. Shearer was not only a friend to Ms. Neal. He also became her biographer. Though Ms. Neal had written her autobiography, As I Am, Mr. Shearer felt a definitive biography, complete with photos and discussion about her film and stage career, was necessary. I wanted them to know, this is Patricia Neal. Shes a very important actress. Unfortunately, her career took a turn in the s when she had her strokes, and she could not regain that momentum she had. But she is a legend. She told me, Write it, warts and all, he recalls. She said, Dont tell lies. Ms. Neal experienced a series of tragedies in her life: Within a five-year period, her infant son, Theo (who now lives in Naples), suffered brain injury when his pram was struck by a taxi, her daughter Olivia died of complications from measles, and Ms. Neal herself suffered a series of strokes. She was married to Roald Dahl, the British childrens book author who penned James and the Giant Peach and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He cheated on her, and she divorced him. Mr. Shearer, who calls Ms. Neal his muse, says she opened doors for him. Other people loved her so much that they were willing to talk with him about her for the biography. Actor Robert Stack, who didnt give interviews, granted him one. (As he put it, Look son, I dont write other peoples books for them by giving interviews about people I worked with. But for you I will make an exception because it is Patricia and she is magnificent.) Mr. Shearers book, Patricia Neal: An Unquiet Life, is in its third printing and is the largest-selling biography for the University Press of Kentucky.On stage, in film, on TVIn addition to The Day the Earth Stood Still, Ms. Neal was known for her roles in Breakfast at Tiffanys, A Face in the Crowd, The Fountainhead, In Harms Way and The Subject Was Roses. She won an Academy Award for her role opposite Paul Newman in Hud. Mr. Shearer recalls seeing Hud on the big screen at a film festival. It was completely different than watching it on TV, he says. I was engrossed in the movie, in her choices. I dont think they were choices; she was that character. On the screen, Ms. Neal played opposite Kirk Douglas, Ronald Reagan, John Wayne, Tyrone Power, Andy Griffith and Gary Cooper. She portrayed other roles later in life, including the lead in Cookies Fortune, a Robert Altman film. In one of her many TV roles, she portrayed John Boys mother in The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, but didnt reprise the role when it became a regular series, The Waltons. She was also a force to be reckoned with on stage. In 1947, the first year the Tony Awards were given out, she won the Newcomer of the Year Award for her work in Another Part of the Forest. And when she portrayed Helen Kellers mother in The Miracle Worker, there were 13 curtain calls on opening night. Mr. Shearer calls her the last of the great American dramatic actresses. Theyre all gone now: Helen Hayes, Geraldine Page She started a trend of strong women of a certain age not the pretty little teenyboppers, the Sandra Dees, the Annette Funicellos but women of strength. She could give you a line reading that would break your heart. She didnt have to say a thing, because she was like Nicholson, like Meryl Streep; her thoughts washed over her face.Always an actressShe was first and foremost an actress, Mr. Shearer says. She was very driven, and always wanted to act. Ms. Neal and Mr. Shearer attended the Marco Island Film Festival in 2003, when Ms. Neal was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Also at the festival, they met film director Jim Amatulli, who, a couple of years later, had a script he thought would be perfect for Ms. Neal. If she were willing, he would expand her scenes. The movie was Flying By. It also starred Virginia Madsen, Billy Ray Cyrus and Heather Locklear. Mr. Shearer was also given a small part.I did a scene with Patricia Neal! he says. I can take that to my grave with me.Earlier this year, Ms. Neal was diagnosed with lung cancer. Mr. Shearer says when he talked with her on the phone just a couple of weeks ago, she was surrounded by family and friends at her Marthas Vineyard home. Pat always had a houseful of company, he says. We were talking, we laughed about this, that and the other. She sounded very good. I said, Pat, its so good talking with you. I hope youre doing a lot better. And she said, You know darling, I know some morning I wont wake up. But her own mother had lived to 103, and she herself seemed indestructible.The night before she died she had a big dinner party. And as she bid her guests good night, Mr. Shearer says, she told them, Good night. Ive had a wonderful time. She died in her sleep. She exited the way she wanted to exit, he says. Thank God we have her film work, he says. Robert Osborne, the host of Turner Classic Movies, sent at e-mail telling Mr. Shearer the network will pre-empt an evening or a day of film in September and give her a special tribute. Shes always been my friend, and Im going to miss her. Im going to miss my talks with her. She was a star and is a star. She is a legend, says Mr. Shearer. The world is going to be a little sadder now, because shes not here. ARTS COMMENTARY Remembering a legend who will be missed: Patricia Neal NancySTETSON g n the movie, k t h ey were e r. l ay ed o pp oR e ag an, John Griffith and ot h er e ro l es in i Co ok k ies m. l es, s he h p p orT h e Homeb ut d i d nt c c am am e a a ec k t h e e u t h h e e i n d d e s, d a cer tee t h e DAVID SHANKBONE / COURTESY PHOTOPatricia NealANNEX / COURTESY PHOTOPatricia Neal with Gary Cooper in The Fountainhead


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 C9 GIVING PUZZLE ANSWERS COURTESY PHOTO Paul Stevens, a client of Naples Equestrian Challenge, receives assistance from NEC instructors and volunteers preparing him to mount a horse using a special ramp and electric lift. The equipment was a gift from the Naples Area Board of Realtors, purchased with funds raised at the 2009 NABOR Golf Tournament and presented to NEC in memory of Paul Antonmattei, who was serving as president of NABOR when he died in a plane crash last year.COURTESY PHOTO Fifteen children and their families were treated to a day at The Naples Zoo complements of the Fifth Third Bank Womens Network. The kids, all from Collier and Lee counties, were winners of the banks Coloring Dreams Every Day contest.Pros will help nonprofits with PR, marketingThinking Outside the Box, a free seminar about marketing and public relations for representatives of area nonprofit organizations, will take place from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, in the Community Room at the Naples Daily News. Sue Huff, owner of E. Sue Huff & Associates, and Kelly Capolino, the founder of the founder of the Diamond Volunteer Program, are organizing the workshop and will make presentations along with Cyndee Woolley of C2 Communications and Paul Kessen of Allegra of Naples. They will share tips in the areas of public relations, media coverage, social media campaigns, fundraising opportunities, volunteer appreciation programs and cost-saving advice for purchasing goods and services. All attendees will have a chance to nominate their organization for a Diamond Volunteer Program award and reception. Although attendance is free, space is limited and reservations are required. E-mail the name of your organization and the number of people who would like to attend to

PAGE 49 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved.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 DISCOUNTING DAD By Linda ThistleSponsored By: Moderate Challenging Expert Puzzle Difficulty this week: LEO (July 23 to August 22) Learning how to live with a decision is a challenge, but one you Leos and Leonas could really enjoy. Youll also be pleased to see your social life take that upsurge youve been hoping for.VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Use your perceptive Virgo instinct to help you see the positive aspects of what, at first, appears to be a disappointment. You could find that it proves to be quite the contrary.LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Your ability to maintain a balance between sense and sentiment once again helps you sort through apparently conflicting choices and ultimately arrive at the right decision.SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Before you seek the advice of colleagues about a potential career move, you might be better off getting counsel from someone who wont be affected by the choices you make.SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) It can be a challenging week for some relationships if the normal give-and-take flow changes with one side doing most of the giving and the other the taking.CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A new opportunity could bring with it much anticipation along with some anxiety. Take time to sort out your options as well as your emotional considerations.AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Are you sure you have all the facts you need to let that matter move to another level? Dont be rushed into a decision unless and until you feel its the right thing to do.PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Pace yourself as you prepare to take on that more demanding project. Be careful not to let your energy reserves drain away. Take time to relax with people close to you.ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This could be the time to try soothing whatever bad feelings might be lingering twixt and among colleagues, friends or family members. But be sure you do so without favoring any side.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) An idea is only an idea until you put that clever Bovine mind to work to develop it from concept to substance. This could lead to something rewarding, both emotionally and monetarily.GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) The early part of the week could have some disconcerting moments, but approaching them with a calm, unruffled attitude goes a long way toward helping to get things nicely settled down.CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Getting used to change continues to mark much of the week. But accepting what you have to do makes adapting that much easier. A welcome visitor could turn up sooner than expected.BORN THIS WEEK: You have the ability to see both sides of a situation. You would do well as a counselor or a judge.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 C11 Diamonds are bright, white and lively!FULL SERVICE JEWELRY REPAIR ESTATE JEWELRYDavid Yurman | Tiffany | Kabana MikiMoto Pearls | Chopard | Rolex LATEST FILMS The Expendables danHUDAK www.hudakonhollywood.comThe Expendables is spectacularly bad and spectacularly awesome at the same time. Theres no plot, the dialogue is terrible and the acting is on the level of professional wrestling. But, oh, what fun it is. Fist fights, car chases, knives flying everywhere, bigger, more powerful guns than youve ever imagined, explosions galore. This is crack for action-movie junkies, and it left me high as kite. What serves as the story involves Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) and his team of mercenaries, the self-proclaimed Expendables: knife expert Lee Christmas (Jason Statham), hand-to-hand combat specialist Yin Yang (Jet Li), longbarrel weapons specialist Hale Caesar (Terry Crews) and demolitions expert Toll Road (Randy Couture). Sniper Gunnar Jensen (Dolph Lundgren) is also part of the team, until hes not. Then he is again. I predict it becomes a college drinking game to take a swig every time Gunnar shifts allegiances. The team is hired to go into a fictional South American country and remove a corrupt general (David Zayas) from power. Little does Ross know that former FBI Agent James Munroe (Eric Roberts) is taking advantage of the general, and that Munroe has a bodyguard named Paine (Steve Austin) watching his back at all times. Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger also appear in one of the most testosterone-laden casts youll ever see. Please pause for a moment to review the names of the actors and their characters above. Clearly, The Expendables was made by and for meatheads who dont want to think for 103 minutes, but who do want to see decapitations and glorious, massive explosions. If you make the mistake of worrying about plot holes, character motivations and other things that make, you know, a good movie, the whole appeal of The Expendables will be lost. Its the guiltiest of guilty pleasures. If you argue that I often call action movies out when they dont have enough plot to support the story, thats fair. But in those cases I didnt laugh in gleeful shock at someone getting shot and having his upper body ripped from his legs and splattered against the wall. Nor did I enjoy the energy of an entire theater cheering after Ross and Christmas make a daring escape in a seaplane and then turn around to magnificently destroy a harbor full of bad guys. Co-writer/director Mr. Stallone has openly stated that action movies changed after the early s. Gone were the musclebound heroes of his era, and in were comic book superheroes and effects-heavy action. In a sense, its the truth to say they dont make em like The Expendables anymore, and as a whole thats probably a good thing. But how nice of Mr. Stallone to give us one more for old times sake. Dan Hudak is the chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a nationally syndicated film critic. You can e-mail him at and read more of his work at Is it worth $10? Yes >> The scene in which Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis appear was shot in secret. Production began shortly after 4 a.m. and wrapped by 7 a.m. inside a church. No one, Mr. Stallone asserts, knew they were there. in the know Charlie St. Cloud (Zac Efron, Charlie Tahan, Amanda Crew) After his little brother Sam (Tahan) dies, Charlie (Efron) promises Sams ghost that hell play catch with him every day at sunset. After five years of doing this, Charlie meets a girl (Crew), and it becomes harder to see Sam. Mr. Efrons performance is fine, but the story is such a sappy tearjerker it cant be taken seriously. That is, unless youre one of the women who cried during and after the screening I attended. Rated PG-13Predators (Adrien Brody, Alice Braga, Topher Grace) When a group of murderers is dropped in a foreign land, its members (Brody, Braga, Grace) must work together to fight off vicious alien monsters. Its as violent, action-packed and full of testosterone as youll expect. And there are some new predators here in the form of dogs and birds but too little context is offered for the story to have any meaning. We dont need much in this regard, but we certainly need more. Rated R.Knight & Day (Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Viola Davis) On her way to her sisters wedding, June (Ms. Diaz) gets entangled with a superspy (Mr. Cruise) and doesnt know if she should trust him or the FBI agents (Davis, Peter Sarsgaard) telling her hes gone rogue. Its nice to see Mr. Cruise having fun, the story keeps you guessing and the action is exciting without getting too ridiculous. In short, its exactly what its supposed to be. Rated PG-13. CAPSULES REVIEWED BY DAN ............


C12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY of trouble reading it, too, she notes in her book. Will my mothers diaries look like Sanskrit to her great-grandchildren? Will it be only a small group of specialists who can make sense of the original handwritten manuscripts of Jim Harrison and Wendell Berry, the heartbreaking letters home from soldiers in the American Civil War, or artifacts like (a) Christmas note Walt Whitman sent to his publisher in 1879?From vital skill to dying artMs. Florey wonders if, by the time her grandchildren are all grown up, handwriting will have become a skill like French cooking or embroidery something a few people do and are passionate about it. I really think were heading there, she says. And for that, she blames technology. Fewer and fewer kids know (script) well enough to write it and read it People feel we dont need it, they think we all have computers. Now its iPhones and texting. Ms. Florey has always been under the spell of handwriting, as she puts it. In the preface to her book, she writes: Theres a widespread belief that in a digital world, forming letters on paper with a pen is pointless and obsolete, and that anyone who thinks otherwise is up there with folks who still have fallout shelters in their backyards. But Im part of the last generation for whom handwriting was taught as a vital skill. All through school, it was an important part of our lives: You had good handwriting, or you had bad handwriting at some level, the way you wrote was a part of you. That identification with my own script has never left me. Jane Chidley knows the connection, too. I had bad grades in elementary school for handwriting, Ms. Chidley, a library associate at the Fort Myers Lee County Library, says. She remembers coming home in second grade with a note from the teacher about her poor penmanship. Its been a problem with me my whole life. Prior to becoming a library associate, Ms. Chidley worked as a nurse for 15 years and had to write all her nursing notes by hand. There was a lot of repetition, she says. Maybe its all computerized now. She looks at a sample of her handwriting. Its pretty bad, isnt it? she says, even though its readable. She laughs. Ms. Florey was inspired to write Script & Scribble by an article that said handwriting wasnt being taught much beyond the fourth grade anymore. Theyre teaching keyboarding in kindergarten, she says. I didnt know keyboard was a verb. Not only are they not teaching handwriting, theyre teaching little kids to keyboard instead. I thought, This is awful. Then she learned that teaching keyboarding meant explaining what the various keys on a computer keyboard do; it didnt include teaching children how to type. This explains why so many young people today use the hunt-and-peck method at the keyboard. Along with handwriting, Ms. Florey laments, touch-typing is becoming an oldfashioned, obsolete skill.Writing in longhandMs. Florey has written nine novels and the nonfiction national bestseller, Sister Bernadettes Barking Dog: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences. She started using a computer in the late 1980s. Before then, she had to literally cut and paste sections of copy she had composed at a typewriter. She could never go back to that way of writing books, she says, though, I love e-mail. I love my computer. When working on a book, she prints out drafts and edits in longhand on the pages. After inputting the changes on the computer, she throws out her edited pages. I have no record of all the changes what I took out, what I put in the way I used to, she says regretfully. Recently, she read a story about John Updikes manuscripts, which are at Harvard. They reproduced a page of manuscript from one of the Rabbit novels Updike had typed it, and you could see his own handwritten changes on the manuscript: a little caret between two words, a different adjective. For Ms. Florey, seeing the work in progress of someone she considers a great writer yielded a very emotional reaction. Although a few writers today work in longhand, most use computers, which means future generations will never know the thrill she did, looking at handwritten manuscripts. There are a lot of great writers in the world, but we wont have that record, she says. No one will have that reaction that I did.SCRIBBLEFrom page 1 >> Script & Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting is about the history of handwriting and the instruments we use to write with. Author Kitty Burns Florey also includes references to Edgar Alan Poe, Shakespeare, Hannibal Lecter and more. Here are some interesting facts gleaned from the book: A typical pencil can draw a line 35 miles long. Pencils date back to the Middle Ages, when they were made of soft lead wrapped with twine or wool. Henry David Thoreaus father and uncle manufactured pencils. At auction in Massachusetts in 2006, two Thoreau & Son pencils one sharpened, one not sold for $2,088. Laszlo Biro, a Hungarian journalist, created the ballpoint pen in 1938. The most enduring example of Spencer penmanship, the fancy style of cursive that was so popular in the 1800s, is the Coca-Cola logo. In 2006, a mere 15 percent of the students taking the SAT wrote their essay in cursive; everyone else printed. in the know For the most part, beautiful penmanship now lives on in the planet where people gather around the piano and sing, watch Gunsmoke on TV, and go to majorleague baseball games in the afternoon: its the planet of nostalgia. from Script & Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting, by Kitty Burns Florey Excerpts of letters from her prisoner friend Jack to Mary Jo Cartledgehayes. She posts the correspondence on her blog, Way Ahead Threads. Be In the Know. In the Now.Subscribe now and youll get comprehensive local news coverage, investigative articles, business happenings as well as the latest in real estate trends, dining, social events and much more.Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$2995*PER YEAR Call 239.325.1960 or visit us online at*Rates are based on standard rate postage. A one-year in-county subscription will cost $29.95 to cover shipping and handling. Call for out-of-county and out-of-state postage and pricing options. CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C13 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Just buy one entre at the regular price, and a second of equal or lesser value is free!! Cannot be used for stone crab, lobster or steak. Must present coupon on arrival. Gratuity of17% will be added to check total prior to discounting. Not valid in connection with any other offer.Valid through September 2, 2010. Buy One, Get One 12th Avenue South at the City Dock 263-9940 1200 Fifth Avenue South at Tin City 263-2734 Can you read the writing on the page? Handwriting has become a dying art, according to Kitty Burns Florey. With so much use of technology e-mailing, texting we just dont write as much as we used to. Our handwriting is also highly idiosyncratic, as unique and individual as our voices. Some of us have pretty voices on the page, others mumble. Few of us write as gracefully as our ancestors did. Then there are the stereotypes: Is it true that all doctors have illegible handwriting and teachers and librarians have impeccable penmanship? Just for fun, we asked people from various walks of life in our community to pen the same phrase in their everyday longhand and send to us. See if you can read what they wrote, and if you can tell which writer is the educator, the landscape architect, the novelist, the librarian, the architect and the longtime philanthropist/founder of Naples Backyard History. BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ A C D B F EThe demise of lettersAs handwriting becomes a dying art, it follows that handwritten letters are becoming an endangered species, something else Ms. Florey sees as a fallout of technology. A friend told her about an organization that urges people to write letters to soldier in Iraq, but they have to be handwritten. And I thought, My God, can they read them? They want them to be handwritten because its so much more personal. The author Mary Cartledgehayes includes in one of her many blogs, Way Ahead Threads, letters to and from her friend Jack, whos in prison. (She has his permission to do so, scanning in their handwritten correspondence, and writes, ...I believe that if one person on reading the letters comes to think of prisoners as human beings rather than as refuse, I will have done something of significance in the world.) One exception to Ms. Cartledgehayes longhand letters to Jack is this typewritten one, scanned and included in the blog: Im opposed in principle to letters that arent handwritten, she writes, but Im making an exception this one time because of your recent reference to preferring this sort when you yourself are writing. Ive been thinking it over since I began, and the problem with (typewritten letters) is that theyre too easy to read and therefore end too quickly. A letter in my handwriting is an expedition, a guessing game, an exercise in, if not futility, then perhapsability (as in perhaps that word is leprechaun; or maybe its Connecticut), which allows the reader to practice skills of contextual reading first encountered in grade school. At 67 years old and with arthritis in her right hand, Ms. Florey uses e-mail for much of her correspondence and is happy to have it. But she also hears from from quite a few people, including readers, via old-fashioned letters through the mail. And she writes back that way. She carries on a regular handwritten correspondence with a reader from Cambridge, Mass. Weve become really good friends. Hes an interesting person, she says. They exchange letters weekly. There are people in this world who have never had a handwritten letter and never will, she adds. Its the end of something that was really nice. CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Who wrote it: A Bill Weber, architect; B Ellin Goetz, landscape architect; C Marilyn Matthes, Collier County Public Library; D Susan McManus, president, The Education Foundation of Collier County (and a former teacher); E Lavern Gaynor, founder, Naples Backyard History; F Ad Hudler, novelist


Three Dog NightC14 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY OPEN HOUSE REGISTRATION August 20th-31st 10:00 8:00 WE ARE THE PERFORMING ARTS Offering Classes for Ages 3 AdultAUDITIONS! AUDITIONS! AUDITIONS!For Naples only Multi-Platinum Award-Winning Competition Team Thursday August 19th 3:00 6:00 for all ages Call for additional dates! Come see our state-of-the-art facilities! 1826 Trade Center Way Naples, Florida 34109239-566-9508 Now in his 60s, rock star Peter McAllister has known both the glamour and grime of a four-decade career. Ever since he made it big with his group, Hazy Dayz, Peter has given far more attention to his career than to the three children he shared with the beautiful and supportive Carla. But with Carlas death, he is lost. Complicating his grief is a group of letters he now receives from his brother, letters that Stan has been keeping, unread, for more than 40 years. In these letters, Mary Pierce, with whom Peter he had a brief relationship in Vermont, tries to persuade him to return to her and to their love-child, Bobby. Peter had disbelieved eccentric stoner Marys claim of pregnancy before he left her, thinking it a ploy to hold onto him. Because Mary was freakishly possessive, he felt he had to escape from a dangerous relationship. Now the series of letters, the final one quite recent, preys on his conscience. Indeed, that last letter finds Mary ecstatic. She has reunited with Bobby, whom she had been forced to give up for adoption when he was very young. He is now Dr. Robert Williams, a successful physician in Burlington. Could Peters offspring have a brother only slightly older than Veronica, his oldest acknowledged child? Peter must know the truth and, if necessary, make amends. But he fears what Mary might have become in the intervening years. As the novel progresses, the reader discovers that Peter has every reason to be apprehensive. Ms. Frost reveals Marys abusive upbringing as prisoner to a demented grandmother who forced the child to give sexual favors to the local banker. Utterly convincing in presenting the physical and psychological reality of Marys childhood and its horrifying aftermath, the author skillfully manipulates her magnetic horror element. We want to turn away from its fearful ugliness, but we cant. Peters mission brings the fractured family together. Of his three children, only Veronica had tolerated his selfish behavior. Isabelle, the middle child, fled from the family as a troubled teenager due to her fathers indifference to her own aspirations for pop music success. She later reinvented herself as an obstetrician and hasnt looked back until now. Peters son, Dean, had also stepped away from his father, but not to the extent that Isabelle did. Married to a self-absorbed stripper and taking little responsibility for his failed career, Dean redeems himself as a responsible parent when their first child is born. And now Veronica is primed to explode out of her goody-goody conventionality. Peter and his children head for Vermont with varied motives for discovering what awaits them. Alternating with the present-time scenes are those that record Marys experiences as a reclusive single parent bringing up an undersized child who is picked on by other children on those rare trips into town for supplies. In these eerie episodes, Ms. Frost opens up an intriguing, sometimes chilling vein in the novel: We are never sure whether Marys experiences are rooted in reality or if they are only projections of her madness. Perhaps there is a middle ground. Immediately after Peters meeting with Mary, he becomes seriously ill and almost dies. Perhaps predictably, he comes under the care of the very man who might be his son. However, no one is ready to take Mother Marys version of things for granted. To complicate matters further, Isabelle, now preparing to divorce her cheating husband, is mightily smitten by the handsome physician. Is he her half-brother? Thats as far as the prudent reviewer can go. Naples resident Lesley Frost has fashioned a skillful piece of genre fiction with vivid characters, suspenseful plot twists and a mysteriously menacing madwoman. Some unfortunate gaffs in the final editing rob this novel of the full success it might otherwise have; however, there is plenty here to admire and enjoy. FLORIDA WRITERS Lesley Frost fashions a chilling family psycho-drama BY PHILIP K. JASONSpecial to Florida Weekly Mother Mary, by Lesley Frost. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C15 Located inside the Hilton Naples 5111 Tamiami Trail N.239.321.5015 Happy Hour! Mon-Fri 4-6P Half Price Drinks! Dave Elliott Live 98.9FM! Wed 3-6P and appetizers! Live Jazz! Fri 5-8P and appetizers! $20 New York Strip! August All Month Long! Scotch Tasting! Thu, 8/19 5:30-7:30P. Sampling of Scotches and appetizers 20 advance/$25 door. Champagne Tasting! Thu, 9/23 5:30-7:30P. Sampling of Champagnes and appetizers 20 advance/$25 door. Octoberfest! Thu, 10/14 5:30-7:30P. Sampling of 5 beers and mini burger trio $25 advance/$30 door. Cigar and Rum Tasting! Wed, 11/17 5:30-7:30P! Sampling of Rum and appetizers $20 advance/$25 door. Details/Advance Tickets: SHULAS EVENTS! Designers working after 1920 created very different looks for many common household objects. For centuries a teapot had a rounded body, a handle and a spout. Twentieth-century designers made modern teapots in angular or biomorphic shapes. Spouts were shorter or hidden and handles could be made of Bakelite or some other new material. A modern tea set from the late 1920s or the s could be like a jigsaw puzzle, with creamer and sugar shaped to fit together in a compact form. In about 1928, Gene Theobald, working for Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (part of the International Silver Co.) made the dinette set, an unusual silver-plated tea set. Its three parts teapot, creamer and sugar fit closely together on a round tray. Some of the finished sets looked like ocean liners, some like the New York skyline and some like a waffle iron. Today, these sets are wanted by collectors and museums because theyre examples of the most innovative work of their day. One set sold recently at a Rago Arts auction for $5,185, a high price for a silverplated tea set. Ms. Kovel answers your questions:Q: What can you tell me about my small walnut parlor table? The label on it says it was made by Matthews Brothers Furniture Co. of Milwaukee. The table, 29 inches high by 16 inches square, has spiral-turned legs splayed out at the corners and a spiralturned cross-stretcher. Theres a small shelf below the tabletop. The top and shelf are connected by spiral-turned supports.A: Matthews Brothers Furniture Co., renamed Matthews Brothers Manufacturing Co. in 1891, was founded in 1857 by brothers E.P. and A.R. Matthews. It is best known for manufacturing furniture for Milwaukees Pabst Mansion in the 1890s and, later, for making pieces designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The companys business fell off after World War I, and it officially closed in 1937. Spiral-turned supports became popular after the U.S. centennial in 1876, when furniture makers started producing variations of 17th-century Colonial styles. Your table was probably made between about 1880 and 1891. Q: I have four cups, three saucers and six lunch plates with a motif of bamboo and two owls sitting on a branch. When the cups are held up to a light, you can see the image of an Asian woman on the bottoms. The mark on the bottom of the plates is the name Nakashima with a wreath and writing inside the wreath. Can you tell me what these are and what theyre worth? A: You have part of a Japanese lithophane tea set. Lithophanes are porcelain pictures made by casting the porcelain in layers of various thicknesses. When a piece is held up to light, a picture is seen through it. Japanese tea sets were popular souvenirs brought home by American soldiers after World War II. Several Japanese companies used wreath marks with an initial inside the wreath, but the best-known is Noritake, which has been in business in Nagoya, Japan, since 1904. A teapot with a set of six plates, cups and saucers comprises a complete set worth $150. Your partial set is worth under $50. Q: I have a gold-tone pot-metal figural inkwell thats stamped Lincoln Imp in the front and England on the back. You remove the imp-shaped lid to get to the well where ink is stored. Can you tell me anything about it? A: Up until the early 20th century, inkwells were a necessity for anyone who wanted to write a letter, sign a document or jot down a shopping list. Inkwells made a century ago or so from inexpensive pot metal are abundant. Most sell for about $100 if theyin excellent shape. The Lincoln imp is a sort of mascot for the city of Radical design changed tea sets in the 1920sKOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING terryKOVEL Lincoln, England. The legend behind the connection goes back to the 14th century. Two imps were said to have been sent to earth by Satan to wreak havoc. They made their way to Lincoln Cathedral and made a mess inside until they were stopped by an angel, who turned one of the imps to stone (the other escaped). Q: Back when the TV show M*A*S*H was nearing the end of its run, I was given a bottle of MASH vodka. The bottle is shaped like an IV bottle, so the words on it can be read only when the bottle is upside-down. The wording on the bottle, in red, says, MASH 4077th Vodka, bottled by Hawkeye Distilling Co., Princeton, MN. The bottle came in a box with an IV stand and tubing. I have the whole set with the box, but the vodka is gone. I understand the set is collectible. How much is it worth? A: M*A*S*H ran on CBS from 1972 to 1983. Your MASH vodka bottle IV set is not rare and can be found labeled with other locations for the Hawkeye Distilling Co. We have seen complete sets sell for $10 to $25. If the vodka were still in the unopened bottle, it might sell for $50 or more. 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. 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.This is a tea set made about 1928 in the latest style. The handles are Bakelite, and the set is made of nickel silver over brass. It is 8 inches in diameter and sold in April for $5,185 at a Rago Arts auction in Lambertville, N.J. l l f r e o ., ry s i t pnd Li co T ea i on up in b


C16 WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY At Physicians Regional, were pleased to welcome Argyrios Jerry Tzilinis, M.D., board certified vascular surgeon, to our team of specialists. With over seven years experience in vascular surgery, Dr. Tzilinis specializes in patients with peripheral vascular disease, aortic aneurysms, carotid artery blockage and venous disease. He performs a variety of procedures, including traditional and minimally invasive surgery, to treat all vascular disorders. Opera NaplesSaturday, Aug. 28 and Oct. 9 The company welcome candidates to try out for secondary grand opera roles to be filled by regional professional Young Artists, paid chorus section leaders, volunteer chorus members, children ages 8-15 to sing in the chorus in an upcoming production, and students ages 10-18 for the Opera Naples student apprentice program. All auditions are by appointment only. The audition schedule is as follows: All positions: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, North Naples United Methodist Church chapel, 6000 Goodlette-Frank Road. Chorus, teens and children: 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, the ON Center for the Arts, 2408 Linwood Ave. Regional professional Young Artists: 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, North Naples United Methodist Church sanctuary, 6000 Goodlette-Frank Road. To make an audition appointment, contact Robin Shuford Frank, ON chorus master, director of educational outreach and music administrator, at rfrank@ For more information about ON, visit Naples PlayersSaturday, Sept. 11 The Naples Players will hold auditions for A Christmas Carol beginning at noon Saturday, Sept. 11. No appointments are necessary. A Christmas Carol is a holiday classic, and adaptor John Jakes uses a unique dramatic concept in his vivid retelling of the timeless tale. Adding Charles Dickens himself as narrator, Mr. Jakes version adds new life and theatricality to the piece. Naples Players Artistic Director Dallas Dunnagan directed the world premiere of Mr. Jakes production at his home stage in South Carolina. The show calls for at least 10 women and 11 men, ages 16-60; and six boys and five girls, ages 8-15. Singing roles are available and will be auditions at callbacks, if necessary. Rehearsals for A Christmas Carol will begin Oct. 4. Performances on the main stage at the Sudgen Community Theatre are set for Nov. 24-Dec. 19, at 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. No roles are pre-cast, and everyone is invited to audition. Scripts are available at the box office for 72 hours perusal with a $20 deposit. Call the box office at 263-7990 to check availability. Auditions for the seasons later shows have not been scheduled yet. For more information, call 434-7340, ext. 10.The Naples Concert BandAuditions every Tuesday This season will be the Naples Concert Bands 39th year of presenting free concerts for all to enjoy. Rehearsals start at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Gulf View Middle School; the first concert of the season will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, in Cambier Park. To audition for the band, contact the band hotline at 263-9521 for further information or visit www. Auditions will continue every Tuesday until all positions are filled. Think you can act, sing or play an instrument? CASTING CALLS Fine Italian Cuisine.Well Guarded Recipes.pasta fresh seafood daily specials homemade desserts Naples 935 Airport Pulling Rd. N. 239-566-1100 Monday Saturday Lunch: 11am 4pm Dinner: 4pm Close 15 Years of Culinary Excellence in Florida.Now Serving Homemade Pizza! BUY ONE LUNCH OR DINNERGET ONE 50% OFF PLEASE PRESENT AD


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C18 WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY $20School & Sports Physicals or Eye Exams* Now offering weekday and evening hours in four convenient SW Florida locations: Gulfshore Playhouse is gearing up for its fifth season with an eclectic mix of productions. Ranging from hilarious to heartwarming, the lineup includes the work of an American master as well as beloved classics and brand new shows.Subscription packages are on sale now. Tuesdays with Morrie opens the season Oct. 29-Nov. 21, with a preview performance Oct. 28. Based on the book by Mitch Albom, its the heartwarming, autobiographical story of a journalist driven solely by his career who reconnects with a former college professor whos battling ALS. The show will star Hal Robinson as Morrie, the ailing professor, and Wayne LeGette as Mitch, his former student. Unnecessary Farce will be staged Jan. 28-Feb. 13, with a preview on Jan. 27. Paul Slade Smiths over-the-top comedy stars three crooks, eight doors and a cheap motel room. Arthur Millers American classic, A View from the Bridge is on the boards March 4-20, with a preview March 3. The drama about love, belonging and betrayal centers on Eddie Carbone, an Italian-American longshoreman who lives in Brooklyn with his wife Beatrice and his orphaned 17-yearold niece Catherine, with whom he is obsessed. The seasons fourth and final show is Noel Cowards Blithe Spirit, running April 8-23, with a preview April 7. This stylish comedy is the story of a cantankerous novelist, Charles Condomine, who is re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira. When a happy medium conjures up the specter of his former spouse, all the personalities, worldly and otherwise, clash with uproarious results.Subscribe nowAll Gulfshore Playhouse productions are staged at The Norris Center in downtown Naples. Threeand four-show subscription package are available now, as are single tickets. For more information, call (866) 811-4111 or 261-7529, or visit Subscribe now to Gulfshore PlayhouseTuesdays with Morrie starts new seasonCOURTESY PHOTOSHal Robinson, left, as Morrie and Wayne LeGrett as Mitch Albom star in the seasons opening production of Tuesdays with Morrie.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY AUGUST 19-25, 2010 A&E C19 COLLECTIONS AT VANDERBILT 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Suite 150239.514.5009 luxnaples@gmail.comGIVE BACK FOR BACK TO SCHOOLBring your gently used kids clothing or any school supplies to Lux Boutique before September 1st and receive $25 off regular price items Create a bra for breast cancerThe Art League Marco Islands Center for the Arts invites area artists to create art bras for entry in an exhibit and auction that will raise funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure-SWFL Affiliate. The Bras for Life live auction will take place from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in the Rush Gallery at the center on Marco Island. Artists do not have to belong to the Art League Marco Island in order to participate. They are encouraged to create bras that are crazy and creative or elegant and beautiful. Although they can be constructed out of any medium, from fabric to ceramic or stone, bras must be life-sized and able to hang from a hanger or stand up on their own for display. All entries must be available for sale.Intake is between 1 and 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at the center, 1010 Winterberry Drive. For more information, call 394-4221 or visit Sweet Art Gallery considering new talentSweet Art Gallery is seeking new professional fine artists to show their work in the 2010-11 season. Artists are invited to make an appointment to present their portfolios and one or two pieces of original work to the gallery owner for consideration. Appointments are available between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, and between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28. The gallery is at 2054 Trade Center Way North Naples. E-mail or call 597-2110 to set up an appointment. Jpegs may be e-mailed in advance as well, with Call to Artists in the subject line of all correspondence. The BIG ARTS Film Society seeking entriesThe BIG ARTS Film Society on Sanibel Island is seeking entries for its second annual Filmmakers Showcase in March. Any filmmaker who is a resident of Southwest Florida can enter. Films must not exceed one hour in running time. The showcase committee will also be looking at YouTube shorts to encourage first-timers and student filmmakers to submit their work. To enter a film, download the application at, found on the Film page. Send your application and production in DVD format to: Filmmakers Showcase, BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel, FL 33957. There is no entry fee. Deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 30. Films chosen for the showcase will be screened before an audience on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. For more information, call 395-0900, e-mail, or log on to CALLS TO ARTISTS G Ko Af fi l iv e f ro m 5, i n ce n t Ar t to t t t t t t h i n a b Bistro Italiano 239.262.85002500 Tamiami Trail N., Naples CATERING AVAILABLE Dinner parties are our specialty! In-house or on premise, we come to you! No party is too big or too small!SUMMER HOURS WEDNESDAY SATURDAY 4 PM-CLOSE2 ENTREES & BOTTLE OF WINEINCLUDING VEAL*SOME RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY.$35HAPPY HOUR 4pm 7pm AT THE BAR25% OF ALL APPETIZERS


C20 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYFLORIDA 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@ SELIGMAN / COURTESY PHOTOSA European evening for Opera Naples patrons and friends 1. Lacey King and Lady Carlyon Coates 2. Steffanie Pearce, Deborah Berioli, Melissa Vitrella, Carolyn Greiner and Stephen Mumbert 3. Kelli Savercool and Dennis Mitrovich 4. Frank Montemurro, Sandy Badash, David and Phyllis Andrews 5. Maestro William Noll 6. C.C. LeBlanc, Joyce Lanford, Natasha Lido and Ingrid Jansons 7. Bronwen Adams $39*Introductory 1-Hour Massage Session 1 4 6 7 5 2 3


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But for the overheated and cranky among us (and I include myself), a pleasant new juice could be just the thing to see us through the final stretch of summer. With that in mind, I queried several local wine lovers about what theyre enjoying right now. Some of their favorites might suit you, too. Derek Lohrey of Naples: I enjoy drinking malbec wines from the Mendoza district of Argentina. For me they are the best values in wines these days. Great taste, great dollarto-drinking value. Its hard to beat that. When I lived in Australia, I really liked inexpensive shiraz, like Lehmanns. They used to have the same price and quality as these malbecs, but they cant compete anymore because theyve raised prices in Australia. I dont want to spend more than $20 to $25 per bottle, he said while purchasing a bottle of Antigal 1 Malbec from Argentina ($20) at Decanted. The rest of my conversations took place at Total Wine in Fort Myers. Brenda Booth of Fort Myers: When I lived in Oregon, I enjoyed pinot noir, but my taste is shifting to white wine now that I live in this hot climate. Some friends recently introduced me to pinot grigio. I like it because it is light, crisp and refreshing. Today Im making paella and will use this Conte Priola Pinot Grigio 2009 ($10) to make a nice white sangria to go with it. Barry Weir of Cape Coral: I like Vinho Verde 2009 ($9) from Portugal. Crisp and refreshing for our hot weather, its a good summertime wine. I was a chardonnay addict forever, but that seems too buttery for me now. Ron Steedman of Cape Coral: I used to drink a lot of white wines, especially chardonnay. When I took a trip to Italy four years ago, I fell in love with the fuller bodied and flavored red wines. Today I have some Vasco Sessetti Il Ginerro Sangiovese 2008 ($12) and Per Me Sola Sangiovese 2008 ($8). I am also giving myself a gift of Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino 2004 ($75). I dont usually buy wines this expensive, but I have a gift card. Dan Simpson of Estero: My tastes have shifted to white wines. I like Alsatian whites because they are nice, dry and crisp with flavor and are food-friendly wines. I like the Hugel and Trimbach labels, and usually get the riesling or pinot blanc. Im also a fan of white Bordeaux. Annette Barbaccia of Fort Myers: I typically buy both white and red wines. I like chardonnay and sauvignon blanc in the summer, but buy reds as well. It depends on what were having for dinner. I like red Bordeaux, cabernet sauvignon and merlot. If we are having Asian food or something spicy, I like a bottle of slightly sweet gewurztraminer. Its a real treat finding an inexpensive wine that is really good. Each time I go shopping I buy a new bottle to try. Today Im buying Nero dAvola 2008 ($10), a nice hearty red wine that goes well with steak, sausage and richly flavored pasta dishes. Ive also selected La Crema Sonoma Chardonnay 2007 ($20), which I really like. Someone tipped me off about Juan Gil 2007, a Spanish red ($14), so thats my new wine this trip. Stephen Nordstrom of Fort Myers: Juan Gil Monastrell 2007 ($14) is one of my favorite Spanish wines. It goes perfectly with my pulled pork dish. Todd Johnson, co-owner and chef of Rumrunners in Cape Coral: Darcie Kent whites from California are tasting good in this heat. Two in particular that (my wife) Dana and I have been drinking are Rava Blackjack Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc ($20) and Rava Blackjack Vineyard Gruner Veltliner ($20). Tropical fruits, spices and citrus flavors give a crisp finish to the sauvignon blanc, while the softer gruner veltliner has white flowers, lime and peach notes. Wine lovers open up about what theyre enjoying now VINO jimMcCRACKEN LOHREY BOOTH WEIR STEEDMAN SIMPSON BARBACCIA Bha!Bha!A Persian Bistro (239) 594-5557


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF AUGUST 19-25, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 food & wine CALENDAR Thursday, Aug. 19, 6 p.m., Bamboo Caf: Well-mannered canines and their companions are invited to dinner with dog trainer Lyn Morningstar, who will discuss Decoding Canine Body Language. Proceeds benefit The Brody Project for Animal Assisted Therapy; $55 (includes $25 tax-deductible donation), 755 12th Ave. S.; 643-6177. Saturday, Aug. 21 and 28, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Third Street South : The weekly farmers market sets up in the parking area behind Tommy Bahamas between Third Street and Gordon Drive. Saturday, Aug. 21 and 28, 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m., The Collection at Vanderbilt: More than 30 vendors gather for the North Naples Green Market; northwest corner of Vanderbilt Beach and Airport roads; 249-9480. Saturday, Aug. 21, 6-9 p.m., Robb & Stucky Culinary Center : Its food trivia night, during which teams of four will compete for prizes while enjoying tapas, wine and beer; sign up as a team or join other singles; $45, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Saturday, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m., Freds Food, Fun & Spirits : Naples City Improv teams with Freds for an evening of food and laughter; $29.95 (or $15 for show only), 2700 Immokalee Road; 431-7928. Reservations recommended. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 6:30-8 p.m., Decanted : Explore the process of winemaking in a class that includes discussion of techniques and terminology; $20, 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 434-1814. Reservations required. Wednesday, Aug. 25, 6-8 p.m., The Sauce Lady : Chef Ela Vivonetto demonstrates five-minute meals at weekly cooking classes through October; $20, 1810 J&C Blvd.; 592-5557. Reservations required. Wednesday, Aug. 25, 6-8 p.m., Whole Foods Market : Chef Justin Falata of Flemings Steakhouse demonstrates ways to prepare sea scallops and tilapia; $10, Mercato, 9101 Strada Place; 552-5100 or register at Wednesday, Aug. 25, 6:30 p.m., Angelinas Ristorante: Its the fifth Spend the Summer in Italy wine dinner; $89 per person, 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 390-3187. Reservations required. Wednesday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m., AZN Restaurant: Myung Kim, proprietor of Kindred Wines, is the special guest for a four-course dinner featuring Kindred wines; $75, Mercato, 9118 Strada Place; 593-8818. Thursday, Aug. 26, 6-9 p.m., Robb & Stucky Culinary Center : Chef Lisa Fidler of The Flying Pig and Chef Vincent Savignano of Tarpon Bay Restaurant at The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point face off in the AlmostFamous Chef Throw Down, an Iron Chef-style competition, while guests enjoy tapas and wine; $50, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Friday, Aug. 27, 6-8 p.m., Whole Foods Market: Theresa Clark and Quinten Grier explain the flavors and textures of artisanal cheeses; $10, Mercato, 9101 Strada Place; 552-5100 or register at www. Submit event listings to Cuisine@ WEEKLY CUISINE Tempura Butterscotch Krimpets are a Philadelphia-style interpretation of the fried Twinkie.Tastykake snack cake, which looks much like a Twinkie but has a more tender cake and a delicious layer of butterscotch icing. South Street serves them fried with a generous accompaniment of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce. Id have been happy with an unadulterated Krimpet, but this was an amusing variation of the fried Twinkie that was all the rage a few years ago. Less adventurous diners might want to consider the chocolate martini or cannoli instead. Our server was friendly without overdoing it and had a good grasp on the wide-ranging menu, including the beers. The other servers appeared equally affable, the ominous message on their backs notwithstanding, as I saw several customers embrace their servers as well as some of their fellow patrons. It all contributes to that convivial atmosphere that makes a neighborhood joint, well, a neighborhood joint, and South Street in particular a hip place to meet. For half a century, Philadelphias South Street has been a gathering spot for the artsy and eccentric, for hippies, street performers and the oh-so-trendy. Whether its an obscure craft, the latest culinary craze or a showy new tattoo, South Street has faithfully delivered. The street even has its own song, made famous in 1963 by the Orlons. Feel free to sing along if you know the tune:Where do all the hippest meet? (South Street, South Street) Where the dancin is elite (South Street, South Street) Side by side were loose and neat When were stompin down the street Hurry down, baby shes the hippest street in town!South Street City Oven & Grill takes its inspiration from that happening thoroughfare, blending it with a generous dose of neighborhood bar. Its brick walls are covered in the artistic graffiti found in Philly. The banners and paraphernalia of the Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles share wall space with that of the University of Floridas Gators as well as paintings of Billy Idol, The Clash and Robert Indianas iconic LOVE sculpture. Televisions broadcast sporting events above a 50-seat bar.The graffiti motif carries over to the backs of the servers shirts, which have artistically rendered tags that read Tip or U die. On most nights, theres a live band. I visited on a relatively sleepy Sunday, so the music was provided by a classic s alternative channel on Sirius XM radio playing hits from the likes of Freddie Goes to Hollywood, INXS and David Bowie. The menu is something of an amalgamation as well, offering bar food (wings, sliders and quesadillas), Italian fare (pizza, pasta and shrimp scampi) and Philadelphia favorites (hoagies, cheese steaks and soft pretzels). South Street provides lots of options, including 22 beers on draft, which are available in flights just like wine. We started with a flight (referred to as a paddle) of wheat beers ($7) a mellow medley of Hoegaarden, Starr Hill, Lost Coast Tangerine and Widner Hefeweizen and a cocktail called an Antioxidant ($8), consisting of VeeV Acai Spirits, Pama pomegranate liqueur, lemon and simple syrup (the name comes from the reputations of acai and pomegranate as cancer-fighting fruits). South Streets fried calamari ($12.49) appetizer can easily feed two or three with its mix of ringlets and crunchy little legs lightly breaded and fried to a lovely golden hue. I liked that it came with both savory marinara and tangy alfredo sauces, affording some dipping variety. A grilled shrimp skewer ($11.49) was lighter but equally satisfying, with plump, juicy, grilled shrimp seasoned with garlic and served with focaccia bread and a fresh blend of tomatoes, onions and basil. A spritz of lemon added bright notes to the mix. Next up: ziti Napoli ($12.99) with shrimp ($4) and a Philadelphia cheese steak ($9.99). Al dente pasta had plenty of sauted spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic and olive oil, along with more of those shrimp, creating a colorful and relatively light entre, just right for summer dining. Then there was the cheese steak, which our good-natured server assured me was terrific, although he readily admitted hed never had one in Philadelphia. But considering that the owner clearly has roots in the City of Brotherly Love and cheese steaks, I took a gamble. It turned out to be a faithful rendition of the citys best-known creation. The well-chopped meat was tender and karenFELDMAN South Street brings hip Philly flavor to the sultry subtropics South Street City Oven and Grill>> Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily >> Reservations: No >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted >> Price range: appetizers, $2.99-$12.49; pizza, $9.49-$13.99; hoagies, $8.49-$9.99; entrees, $10.99-$16.99 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Seating: Conventional tables (indoors and on the sidewalk in front), banquettes, high tops and at the bar >> Specialties of the house: grouper tacos, killer sliders, black bean hummus, Buffalo style wings, pizza, hoagies, cheese steaks, lasagna >> Volume: Moderate to high >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.southstreetnaples.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 14120 Pine Ridge Road; 435-9333SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor in the know flavorful, studded with onions and mushrooms (peppers are available, too). I chose provolone over Cheez Wiz or American, even though purists insist Cheez Wiz is the only choice (I find it too gooey and, when over applied, it can overpower the meat). The hoagie roll did a good job of containing the fillings, although it didnt quite measure up to those made by the Amoroso Bakery, the standard for authentic cheese steaks. For dessert, my companion and I shared an order of tempura Butterscotch Krimpets ($4.99), a fried version of the beloved m ., : Chef d Chef Ba y y l ga n gs, z za, d el a nd o ns, are o as m el H ill, KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Tas l o o bu an t e se g pe in T r m c n r ine z en le d 8 ), c a i e o n h e e d nd ) It may not be the most beautiful of sandwiches, but a well-made cheese steak is a joy to behold.South Street's beer paddle

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Ask for 802NA10016438. 1-866-657-2300 IMPERIAL RIVER LIVING$462,900 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 FORT MYERS CONDO RESORT STYLE LIVING$439,900 Wow 3 bed 2 bath on the 14th floor The view is spectacular Resort style living, pool tennis. Ask for 802NA10005968. 1-866-657-2300 SAFE HARBOR BEAUTIFUL POOL HOME$350,000 Bank Owned Property. Here is a Rare Opportunity to own a large 5 bedroom plus den and 4 full bath pool home Ask for 802NA10021785. 1-866-657-2300 LUXURY 2 1/2 ACRE ESTATE$349,000 Outstanding Landscape, impeccable home, foyer is breathtaking, all granite gourmet kitchen, volume tray ceilings. Ask for 802NA10009577. 1-866-657-2300 FLORIDA STYLE HOME$329,900 3 plus bed, 2 bath on water with dock and pool Priced to sell yesterday. Ask for 802NA10026027. 1-866-657-2300 3 BEDROOM POOL HOME$329,000 Victoria Park. Living, dining, family rooms. Boat launch, children's play area. community amenities. Ask for 802NA10026190. 1-866-657-2300 STUNNING POOL HOME$296,300 Expansive 4 Br + den, fam rm, foyer, lanai tiki bar, granite kitchen, split floor plan. WOW move in ready Ask for 802NA10026186. 1-866-657-2300 CONTEMPORARY IN ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN$265,000 Builders former model with so many upgrades! beautiful home features an open floor plan decorator mirrors,crown molding Ask for 802NA10001761. 1-866-657-2300 STUNNING GOLDEN GATE ESTATES POOL$244,900 Bank Owned Property. Built by Kaye Homes and is the Dover model, spacious layout, newer built in 2007 Ask for 802NA10017721. 1-866-657-2300 THREE BEDROOM PLUS BONUS ROOM$239,999 Immaculate 3 plus den (18x13) or family room, 2.5 bathroom Pool and Spa Tub Home with caged enclosure and huge lanai Ask for 802NA10011887. 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 802NA10011406. 1-866-657-2300 ISLAND WALK VILLA$198,000 Bank Owned Property. 2 BR+Den, 2 Bath attached villa w/ attached 2 car garage in ISLAND WALK! DeVasta built community Ask for 802NA10024957. 1-866-657-2300 GOLF COURSE 5 BED 2 1/2 BATH 2$193,000 Bank Owned Property Available. Here is a great opportunity to own a quality built home at a fraction of it's value. Ask for 802NA10026192. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$179,900 3 bedroom, 2 bath pool home with spa, tile roof, 3 car garage, open floor plan. Ask for 802NA10019115. 1-866-657-2300 NAPLES PARK CLOSE TO GULF OF MEXICO$170,000 3 bed, 2 bath close to the beach in Naples Park, one car garage. Great rental opportunity. Ask for 802NA10019165. 1-866-657-2300 BEAUTIFUL 2/2 TIMBER LAKES$154,900 Beautiful 1st Floor Unit Professionally Decorated -New Appliances. Ask for 802NA10013389. 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 802NA10004231. 1-866-657-2300 SECOND FLOOR$147,900 Great condo 2 plus den priced to sell yesterday. Pool, tennis, BBQ, club house and low fees, will go fast. Ask for 802NA9029766. 1-866-657-2300 SUMMIT PLACE OF NAPLES$140,874 Townhouse home with 3 bedrooms 2.1 bath and single car garage in gated community Ask for 802NA10023466. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$140,000 No need to look further if you are a first time buyer, a retiree looking for a smaller home, this is the one for you. Ask for 802NA9028804. 1-866-657-2300 QUARTZ AT SAPPHIRE LAKES$130,000 First floor unit with attached garage. Dual sinks in master, carpet and tile floors. Water View. Close to schools Ask for 802NA10024646. 1-866-657-2300 TOWNHOUSE BUILT IN 2007$129,900 3/2.5/1 attached garage. Granite tops in kitchen priced to sell. Amenities include pool and basketball. Great location Ask for 802NA10003287. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$126,000 Bank owned, not a short sale, quick response from seller. Large home 3/2/2 situated on 2.44 acres Ask for 802NA10023152. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE CITY$124,900 short sale opportunity 3 bed 3 bath with office (converted garage ....this was permitted) large back yard quiet street Ask for 802NA10021528. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$119,900 Three bedroom 2 bath home with bonus suite on 1st floor on 2.73 acres! Florida Home Builders Key West style Ask for 802NA10023442. 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 BLUE HERON$115,900 Third floor, 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo and elevator, neat and tidy community offering pool, clubhouse and quiet relaxation Ask for 802NA10024668. 1-866-657-2300 HIDDEN GEM NEAR DOWNTOWN NAPLES$95,000 Great location and convenient to the best Naples has to offer. This thoroughly up to date Villa has been remodeled. Ask for 802NA10015454. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$89,000 Potential Short Sale, this lovely home has 3bed/2bath/2 car-garage on a mostly clear lot. Ceramic tile throughout, Ask for 802NA10012872. 1-866-657-2300 GREAT 2 BED 2 BATH CONDO$87,900 Bank owned, not a short sale. Sold as is with right to inspect. Third floor unit with all appliances. Lake view, Ask for 802NA10022074. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE CITY$87,000 3 bedroom 2 bath home with tile floors throughout. Screened patio, plenty of room for a pool, potential short sale Ask for 802NA10009288. 1-866-657-2300 3 BED 2 BATH 2 CAR GARAGE$86,500 Beautiful lake front view to enjoy with your family.AS IS Ask for 802NA9042546. 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 802NA10009867. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE CITY$74,900 Nice home in quite area of Golden Gate City. Two bedroomplus den, tile and carpet,1 bath home on nice lot, Ask for 802NA10025426. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$64,900 3/2 on 1.59 acres, owner was replacing frame work around doors, newer wood flooring, sold as is Ask for 802NA10024350. 1-866-657-2300 GREAT VALUE$58,900 Two bedroom two bath home with large screened lanai. Great opportunity for the handy buyer. Quick response from seller. Ask for 802NA10025522. 1-866-657-2300 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES$57,500 3/2 on 1.17 acres off Everglades Blvd. Tiled floors throughout CBS home needs TLC Ask for 802NA10023308. 1-866-657-2300 GREAT STARTER OR INVESTMENT PROPERTY$51,900 Bank owned not a short sale! Adorable 2nd floor condominium, in move in ready condition.Located in Springwood community Ask for 802NA10019723. 1-866-657-2300