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The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is calling for Publix to extend the same Fair Trade principles used as advertising on its GreenWise coffee to fieldworkers who pick tomatoes in Immokalee. A message on Publixs GreenWise brand coffee reads, Were proud to say that this coffee is Fair Trade. Why? Because Fair Trade prices help small farmers provide employees with livable wages and work conditions. Which fosters the same values we do: community, well-being and a nicer world. But so far Publix, which said it had 2009 sales of $24.3 billion and operates 1,025 stores in the southern United States, hasnt agreed to pay the additional cent to benefit wages and living conditions of Immokalee workers. Theyve now started to embrace Fair Trade for the coffee suppliers, says Jordan Buckley of Interfaith Action of Southwest Florida, a CIW partner. But theyCoalition asks Publix to pay a fair price for tomatoes, tooSupermarket says it stays out of labor disputes ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 HEALTHY LIVING A24 PETS OF THE WEEK A26 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B13 REAL ESTATE B15 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6-7 FILM REVIEW C11 SOCIETY C26-29 CUISINE C31 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. III, No. 2 FREE WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010POSTAL CUSTOMER DATED MATERIAL REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: OCTOBER 14, 2010 Art healsSheriffs office exhibits works by clients in Shelters Healing Arts program. A10 Size mattersWhen watching your weight, be sure to watch portion size. A24 Strike up the bandAmy Bright joins the Naples Concert Band to open its 39th season in the park. C1 Stepping out in styleA Community School fashion show, and shots from more great places to see and be seen. C26-29 EMIKO SOLTIS / COURTESY PHOTO Romeo Ramirez, a longtime member of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, holds a bag of Publix GreenWise coffee. BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ POWER WOMEN 2010 IN COLLIER Vo Vo l l. I I II II II , N No No 2 2 FREE A look at who's making an impact >>B1SEE CIW, A8

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Its nearly Halloween, so heres a suggestion for a costume that will frighten the bejeezus out of a cast of thousands up and down the southwest coast: James Madison. Its hard to believe, isnt it? His wife, Dolly, invented ice cream, one of the great antidotes to fright. He came from Virginia, went to Princeton, and earned a reputation as a framer of the Constitution and the father of the First Amendment, championing free speech and freedom of religion. From 1809-1817, he even served as president, our fourth. Innocuous as all that sounds, Jimmy, like Freddy (Krueger, a Halloween nightmare made for the silver screen), strikes terror into the heart of God-fearing Christians up one side of the gulf coast and down the other. Not all of them, of course, and perhaps not even a majority of them. But many.And why? Well, just take one look at him (you can Google his image) the powder, the wig, the drawn cheeks, the fact that hes been dead for 177 years, which doesnt speak well for anybodys appearance. Would you like to have a ghoul like him come knocking on your door? By the standards of Main Street Naples, the guys appearance is more than a little worrisome. But thats not what terrifies the mob, whether Christian or politician. What really gets their goats is what Mr. Madison said and wrote, which keeps echoing around public forums like a midnight howl from the mausoleum of the First Amendment. For one thing, he wrote, Religion is essentially distinct from civil government, and exempt from its cognizance; a connection between them is injurious to both; there are causes in the human breast which ensure the perpetuity of religion without the aid of law. And for another thing, The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people, have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state. Heres what Mr. Madison did not mean by that thinking: He did not mean that politicians, public school officials or other public officials cannot stand up and express their beliefs as individuals anywhere they choose, including at city hall or in some other public space. Heres what Mr. Madison did mean and this, along with his wifes ice cream (which goes perfectly with apple pie, just like a separation of church from state goes perfectly with freedom to worship), pretty much defines the American Way: He meant that a government of elected officials and its hired or appointed representatives should stubbornly insist on showing no hint of favoritism, support, aid, promise or for that matter persecution to any one religion, or non-religion. And that includes letting churches or faith groups settle in to use public property, which suggests more than a hint of government favoritism. Mr. Madisons First Amendment remains the sentry that guards religious freedom. To it, the founders welded two clauses that give it some real endurance, like additional fuel tanks attached to the wings of long-range aircraft: the establishment clause and the free exercise clause. Theyre not complicated. One says government should do nothing to establish any religion, and the other says government should do nothing to prevent the free exercise of any religion. By insisting on those principals, Mr. Madison said, officials actually increase the vitality of religion, which he favored. But he pointed out something else: There remains in others a strong bias towards the old error, that without some sort of alliance or coalition between Government or Religion neither can be duly supported. For the religious sponsors of closer public and religious activities for those who would throw open government or public spaces such as public schools to Christians or other religious groups denial of their religious practices or ceremonies in public spaces amounts to unfair and unequal treatment of their churches. Recently, for example, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes sponsored a dodge-ball tournament at a local public high school, bringing in a fire-and-brimstone preacher. Heres what the man told my son and the 50 or so kids who had to listen to him before they could play dodge ball in the school gym: He said that most people in the room would go to hell because few were pure and sin free. To avoid that, however, they could quit listening to rock n roll (he named a particularly devilish group), confess their sins, go to church and accept Jesus, whom theyd discover to be a kind and loving God but not if they didnt believe. Jesus died for all of you, he told the students, and the only hope was to follow him and only him. The Fellowship, apparently, sees itself a Christian group willing to preach a narrow version of the Christian gospel on ground set aside for all Americans by Americans of all religions and beliefs, or non-beliefs not only as sacrosanct, but as no different in obligation or right than, say, the football or baseball teams or the debate team or a chess club or the band or the cheerleading squads or the garden club or the Junior League. None of those groups make a practice of telling students they might go to hell, of course, but never mind that now the Fellowship was just exercising free speech. Not in church, of course, where its preachers can exercise free speech all they want and pay no taxes to boot, but right there in the heart of American public life, at a public school. Is that so bad? Naw, its fun to see somebody put the fear of God in some rabblerousing teenagers, isnt it? Sure. But heres what would be even more fun: To see James Madison come back from the dead on Halloween and preach the First Amendment at the public-place Bible thumpers. Now that would be a big boo-hoo, indeed! Editors note: A version of this column ran a year ago in Florida Weekly.COMMENTARY The big boo-hoo rogerWILLIAMS 12276 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 501, Naples, FL 34113(239) 206-2646 or (866) Introducing a Different Choice in Retirement LivingThere are many choices for retirement living in southwest Florida ...but there will be only one Arlington. Close to everything you love about Naples and Marco Island, The Arlington will be ideally situated in the acclaimed Lely Resort. The Arlington will be the first and only faith-based continuing care retirement community in the area. 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PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 PublisherShelley Lundslund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Susan Powell Brown Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Peg Goldberg Longstreth Jim McCracken Kelly Merritt Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Bernadette La Paglia Dennis Goodman Marla Ottenstein Charlie McDonald David MichaelCopy 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 Cori Higgins Jeff Jerome jjerome@floridaweekly.comBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoSales and Marketing AssistantKim RiggiePublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Street Address: Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 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 News broke last week that the U.S. government purposefully exposed hundreds of men in Guatemala to syphilis in ghoulish medical experiments conducted during the late 1940s. As soon as the story got out, President Barack Obama phoned President Alvaro Colom of Guatemala to apologize. Colom called the experiments an incredible violation of human rights. Colom also says his government is studying whether it can bring the case to an international court. The revelations came about through research conducted by Wellesley College medical historian Susan Reverby on the notorious Tuskegee syphilis study. The two former U.S. government research projects, in Tuskegee, Ala., and Guatemala equally noxious are mirror images of each other. Both point to the extremes to which ethics can be disregarded in the pursuit of medical knowledge, and serve as essential reminders that medical research needs constant supervision and regulation. Reverby is the author of the recently published book Examining Tuskegee, a comprehensive history of the Tuskegee syphilis study. Tuskegee, Ala., is in the heart of the Deep South. From 1932 until it was exposed by the press in 1972, the U.S. government conducted a long-term study on the effects of syphilis when left untreated. Four hundred men with syphilis were told that they would be given a special treatment for their bad blood. Unbeknownst to them, the men were given useless placebos, not the promised cure, and their debilitation caused by the untreated syphilis was tracked over decades. In its advanced stages, syphilis can disfigure and can cause dementia, blindness and extreme, chronic pain. It is a horrible way to die. Ten years into the Tuskegee Study, penicillin was found to cure syphilis. Yet the men were not told about the potential cure and were actively denied treatment when some of them sought it. In Tuskegee, infected men were left untreated. In Guatemala, the opposite happened. There, U.S. government researchers actively infected men in prison with syphilis, then treated them with penicillin to measure the antibiotics effect immediately after exposure. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease, and that is how the lead doctor, Dr. John Cutler of the U.S. Public Health Service, attempted to infect the prisoners. First, they hired prostitutes with syphilis to have sex with the prisoners. When transmission rates were not sufficiently high, the researchers lacerated the mens penises and applied syphilis-infected cotton to the wounds, or directly injected a fresh syphilitic mixture into their spines. Similar procedures were used on mental patients and soldiers. Ironically, the Guatemala study began in 1946, the same year as the Nuremberg tribunals, the first of which tried Nazi doctors accused of conducting heinous experiments on concentrationcamp prisoners. Half of those accused were put to death. The tribunals produced the Nuremberg Code, which set ethical standards for human medical experimentation and informed consent. Yet Nuremberg didnt seem to bother the U.S. researchers. Dr. Cutler, the head of the Guatemala project, later joined the Tuskegee Study. He said in a 1993 PBS NOVA documentary, It was important that they were supposedly untreated, and it would be undesirable to go ahead and use large amounts of penicillin to treat the disease, because youd interfere with the study. The U.S. government has frequently conducted experiments without the informed consent of the subjects. Women in Puerto Rico were given estrogen, at dangerous levels, when testing birth control pills. Researchers injected unwitting hospital patients with plutonium to study its effects on the human body. Dow Chemical, Johnson & Johnson and Pennsylvania prison authorities exposed inmates to chemicals, including dioxin, to test their effects. Subjects of a number of these experiments and others have died or had their lives indelibly harmed, all in the name of progress or profit. Researchers are quick to point out that such practices are a thing of the past and have led to strict guidelines ensuring informed consent of subjects. Yet efforts are being made to loosen restrictions on medical experimentation in prisons. We need to ask what informed consent means inside a prison, or in a poor community when money is used as an incentive to volunteer for research. Medical research should only happen with humane standards, informed consent and independent oversight, if the lessons of Nuremberg, Tuskegee and, now, Guatemala are to have meaning. 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 bestseller.From Tuskegee to Guatemala via NurembergOf all the things the Newark, N.J., school system needs, the last of them is more money. Newark spends more per pupil than any other city in the country, and gets dismayingly little for it. For $22,000 per pupil more than twice the national average it graduates half its students. Its easy to imagine Newark spending $44,000 per pupil and arriving at the same dismaying outcome. Nonetheless, billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is showering money on a school system thats about as short on cash as he is. His $100 million grant is a vote of confidence in Newark Mayor Cory Booker and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, both compelling reformers. Even if they had a clear plan to fix Newarks schools, though, they wouldnt need to add another $100 million on top of the systems $940 million annual budget to do it. In microcosm, the Newark gift captures this moment in education reform. Theres earnest chatter about change and even some progress on the ground, at the same time that the bloated, ineffectual and corrupt status quo has never been more flush in federal dollars. The stimulus bill devoted $100 billion to education (about $80 billion of it for K-12). As Reason magazine notes, thats twice the Department of Educations annual budget. These funds have kept school systems from having to undertake wrenching changes, or any changes at all. They have helped goose federal spending on education from $37.5 billion in the last year of the Bush administration to $88.8 billion in the second year of the Obama administration, according to the calculations of Jay Greene of the University of Arkansas. While the private economy has shed 8 million jobs in a work force of 150 million during the downturn, the $550 billon education system has added jobs. Its the great wonder of the American economy, growing during recessions and regardless of its quality. If everyone in America were a teacher, wed truly be a workers paradise. The spending would be justified if it correlated with outcomes. It doesnt. We have tripled per-pupil spending during the past four decades while results have largely stayed flat. The money has been poured into personnel, on the theory that more teachers equal more learning. If the teachers are unexceptional, thats not true. The compensation structure of teachers with a large portion of their pay devoted to pensions and benefits tends to attract careerists looking to settle into jobs for life. The resulting insular culture of nonaccountability is nearly impossible to crack. In Washington, D.C., Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee has made an impressive go of it. Shes the heroine of the new, buzz-generating documentary Waiting for Superman. The films release may turn out only to be a perverse prelude to Rhees defenestration, since a political backlash against her system-rattling reforms has unseated her mayoral patron, Adrian Fenty. Whether the likes of Rhee succeed or not, we can be sure that the maw of the education system will continue to gobble up whatever resources are thrown at it. For decades, national education reform has meant more centralization and more federal spending. Maybe its time to try the opposite. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.An education in spendingBY RICH LOWRY amyGOODMAN Special to Florida Weekly B Y RI C H L O WR Y richLOWRY Special to Florida Weekly GUEST OPINION


Mary Nichols spends her days in the realm of fantasy and imagination, surrounded by tiny clothes and accessories and dolls like Kit, an intrepid reporter manufactured by the American Girl company. If you dont take a shine to Kit, there are Elizabeth, Felicity, Kirsten, and many other dolls to choose from. Ms. Nichols spends her days at Its Just 4 Dolls, the store she opened last summer under the umbrella of her company, Its Just 4 Girls. The shop was inspired by her own fondness for dolls and by her 8-year-old daughter, Christianna. When Christianna first started getting into dolls, we went up to the American Doll store in New York. Its three stories high! she says, adding theres also a place where dolls can get their hair done and ears pierced. Her own first doll was one her grandmother handed down to her sister, which was then handed down to her after her sister joined a convent. And her first job was at a KB Toys in St. Louis over Christmas break, when she was 16. Ive always liked toys. My husband says Im a big kid, says Ms. Nichols, who is 49. Thats OK. He is, too. Were both big kids. She grew up playing with Barbie or baby dolls, but wished for more toy animals, inventory she has considered adding at her store. Her mother was a homemaker and her NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 15 MINUTES Getting all dolled up for a special baby showerBY EVAN WILLIAMS_________________________ewilliams@ Mary NicholsEVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLY >>What: Its Just 4 Dolls Baby Shower >>When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 >>Why: Bene tting Sunlight Home of Naples >>Where: 1485 Pine Ridge Road, #4 >>Details: No RSVP necessary >>Info: 431-7477 in the know father an electrical engineer who ran a small company. They moved often when she was growing up, living in Ohio and Wisconsin as well as Missouri. Her parents eventually retired to Florida from El Paso, Tex. Ms. Nichols moved to Naples in the late 1980s. She tried several jobs, such as a dental assistant and at a day care center, before starting an interactive childrens puppet show. She brings the party aspect of that show to the store, hosting Friday movie nights and birthday parties there. Another aspect of her store was inspired by a trip to the Middleton Doll factory in Belpre, Ohio. She was in Ohio to see her oldest daughter graduate from college, and then-1-year-old Christianna was with her. At the Middleton factory there was a nursery looking into a maternity center where children could adopt a doll. She offers a similar adoption at Its Just 4 Dolls for children ages 5 to 10. A prospective mommy fills out an adoption form, including a short list of questions such as, Will you read to the baby? Will you change your baby when needed? The process takes about 45 minutes and includes a birth certificate. While the play adoption only hints at the real adult responsibility of child rearing, Ms. Nichols is throwing a baby shower on Saturday, Oct. 16, to benefit real soon-to-be mothers. People are welcome to come to Its Just 4 Dolls and bring a donation for Sunlight Home of Naples, a maternity home for pregnant women and teens in need. Ms. Nichols said there are two teenage girls at Sunlight now who are due in November. Ones having a girl, the other a boy. Sunlight Home has a wish list of items that would benefit those women and others things like photo albums, baby wipes and gas cards, for example. The list and more information about the home are at I truly believe in what theyre doing, Ms. Nichols says. As for the dolls, its all in fun. She picks up a baby doll from the counter and holds it expertly. It looks surprisingly convincing not quite a living, breathing Pinocchio, but real enough.



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The 4,000-member CIW, through its Campaign for Fair Food, has already persuaded food industry giants including McDonalds, Burger King, Subway, Yum Brands (Taco Bell and KFC), Aramark, Compass, Sodexo and Whole Foods to pay at least a penny more to tomato suppliers, who have agreed to pass it on to workers. Publix spokeswoman Shannon Patten says the company takes issue with the CIW asking it to pay an extra penny because it is above the market value of tomatoes. I think theres a huge difference here, between the Fair Trade principles touted on the coffee package and paying an extra penny per pound of tomatoes for fieldworkers in Immokalee, she says. We pay the price the coffee supplier asks, just like the tomatoes. Publix distances itself from the CIW, suggesting that the workers living conditions are their own business, that of their employers or law enforcement officials. If they need a penny more per pound that means thats something they should go back to their employer about, says Ms. Patten, not someone outside the relationship. We pay whatever the market value is. We arent paying the farmworkers. Ms. Patton calls the CIWs request a labor dispute, something she says Publix historically ignores. We have more than 35,000 products, she said. Tomatoes are just a small part of that product mix. A small part of the product mix for Publix, yet a more significant consideration for people such as Oscar Otzoy, a farmworker and member of CIW. There is no labor dispute, he says. Publix buys tomatoes from three farms that are willing to pass on the penny per pound. The CIW said Publix should be part of the solution to farmworker poverty. Publix is involved because theyre a major buyer of Florida tomatoes, says Leonel Perez, a farmworker and CIW member. With that power, Publix could decide to support fair wages and fair working conditions, the exact same thing theyre doing with their coffee suppliers. Rev. Buckley of InterFaith Action and leaders of local churches from different faiths have drafted a letter to Publix imploring them to pay the extra cent for a pound of tomatoes. We joyfully welcome Publixs enthusiasm for Fair Trade coffee and hope that Publix also will make a powerful contribution toward ending the human rights crisis in Floridas fields, the letter reads. The group, along with its partners from the CIW, students from Florida Gulf Coast University and others, plan to lead a protest outside a new Publix starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at Marketplace at Pelican Bay, 8833 N. Tamiami Trail. Thats a half hour before Publix plans to hold a grand opening for its first-ever, 54,000-square-foot hybrid store there, which will feature its GreenWise brand. Were going to try to get some Fair Trade coffee for all the protestors, Mr. Buckley said. CIWFrom page 1Publix is set to open its first hybrid concept store at 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Marketplace at Pelican Bay. The 54,000-square-foot supermarket will stock conventional items and an abundant selection of earth-friendly, all-natural and organic products like those found in Publix GreenWise Markets. We recognize that our customers want to explore an array of foods and services found in our Publix GreenWise Markets at our traditional Publix locations, says Shannon Patten, Publix manager of media and community relations. Store features will include: A certified cheese specialist in the deli area to assist shoppers with selecting and pairing cheeses with other foods and beverages. Specialties such as cedar plank salmon, twice-baked potatoes and grilled asparagus with vinaigrette and bleu cheese in the prepared foods department. There will also be a full salad bar, a soup bar and a Pacific wok station with Pan-Asian dishes. Coffees, espressos, lattes, teas, gelato, gelato smoothies and assorted pastries in the caf at the front of the store. There will be free Wi-Fi service. An event planning center with staff to assist customers with special occasions. Organic wines and wine specialists to help customers match wines with their menus. Two recipes each week in Aprons Simple Meals. Meals clerks will conduct cooking presentations in the kitchen area on a daily basis. All of the ingredients for these recipes will be available in the Aprons Simple Meals case next to the kitchen. A sushi counter with sushi made with brown rice. A body care section stocked with natural and conventional vitamins, minerals and supplements and staffed by a personal care specialist. A HealthNotes kiosk will provide customers with additional information. Hours at the new Publix will be 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. The pharmacy will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The adjacent liquor store will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day. New Publix brings GreenWise products to the forefrontSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY >> Floridas rst hybrid Publix (store #1337) >> What: 54,000 square feet with emphasis on GreenWise products >> When: Grand opening 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21; regular hours, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week >> Where: The Marketplace at Pelican Bay, 8833 Tamiami Trail N. >> Info: in the know


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PAGE 10 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 ... where youre treated like www.bettervision.netOur premium lens implants offer you a full range of vision near, intermediate, and distance.Fort Myers 418-0999Cape Coral 542-4123Lehigh Acres 369-2010Punta Gorda 505-2020Naples 430-3939Cataract surgery is covered by Medicare & most insurances. JONATHAN M. FRANTZ, MD, FACS From chaos comes hope. These emotions set the tone during the debut of the Community Gallery, a new arts exhibit housed within the Collier County Sheriffs Office. The CCSO hosts a reception for its debut exhibit, Healing Arts, from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, in the administrative offices on the second floor of the Collier County Sheriffs Office, Building J of the Collier County Government Complex. Members of the Naples Orchestra and Chorus have volunteered their talents to provide music for the evening. The gallery was created to showcase the partnerships developed between the CCSO and community. The first exhibit comes from the Shelter for Abused Women & Children and features the artwork of domestic violence survivors who participate in the Shelters Healing Arts Program. The Healing Arts exhibit will be on display through December. A display of artwork by young clients of Youth Haven will be the second installation at the gallery. The exhibits featured at the Community Gallery are to rotate every three months. Opening receptions will be held for each new exhibit to continually showcase the art and partnership of the participating organization. The public is welcome. The Community Gallery project provides the opportunity for local public service organizations to raise awareness of poignant social issues by displaying the artistic works of Collier County citizens, says Sheriff Kevin Rambosk. For more information about the gallery and how to participate as an exhibiting organization, contact Stephanie Spell, CCSO community outreach director, at 793-9396 or Healing Arts is debut exhibit at CCSO Community Gallery COURTESY PHOTOSThese are just a few of the pieces on exhibit at the sheriffs office.


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For information,call 466-1131There is a hint of fall in the air and were celebrating! Join us on Thursday, October 14, from 1 3 p.m., for a fun and informative afternoon!Shell Point is located just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway. From I-75, take Daniels Pkwy., exit #131, and travel west 5.5 miles to Summerlin Road. Turn left and travel 8.5 miles to the light at Shell Point Boulevard. Turn right and follow the signs to parking. Shell Point is a non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation.2010 Shell Point. All rights reserved. SLS-1594-10 FALLOPENHOUSE UPCOMING EVENTS & FREE SEMINARS FURNITURE FABRICS FLOORING LIGHTING KITCHENS BATH ARTPlease RSVP to (239) 390-8207For a schedule of upcoming events visit our website at Monday Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trade showroom hours vary on Saturdays. Please call for specic showroom hours. (239) 390-5111 10800 Corkscrew Rd., I-75, Exit 123 in Estero, between Naples & Ft. Myers across from Miromar Outlets SIMON JACOBSENof Jacobsen Architecture, Washington, D.C. ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST TOP 100 Thursday, October 28, 2010 2 to 3 p.m.Thursday, October 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. The 3rd Annual Bon Appetit!Saturday, October 16 at 2 p.m.The Edison & Ford Winter EstatesThe rst in the Distinguished Speakers Series at Miromar Design Center; Jacobsen Architecture has been named to Architectural Digest magazines list of Top 100 Designers and Architects for the past seven years. Managing Design Partner, Simon Jacobsen, presents The Process and Patience, examining the unique process by which the world renowned architectural rm painstakingly designs its buildings inside-out.FREE ADMISSIONPRESENTS THEDISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS SERIESThe Shelter for Abused Women & Children presents numerous programs in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. In addition to the Healing Arts exhibit opening at the Collier County Sheriffs Office (see story on A10) heres whats coming up: Women of Color Caucus Meeting, Friday, Oct. 15 The Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence Women of Color Caucus meets at Shelter headquarters to discuss issues and identify critical needs across the state of Florida. Haitian Symposium, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 First Baptist Church Naples hosts this educational program for all members of the Haitian community. Seminole Tribe Red Ribbon Parade, 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18 The Shelter participates in the Seminole Tribes Red Ribbon Parade in Immokalee. No Wrong Door: Serving Survivors of Domestic Violence, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 The Naples Botanical Garden hosts free training for victim advocates, law enforcement, adult protective service staff, senior service providers, health care workers and disability service providers. Strut Your Mutt, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 The Shelter partners with Humane Society Naples for this annual pet Halloween costume contest at Germain BMW, 11286 Tamiami Trail N. The event raises awareness about the fact that animal cruelty is domestic violence. Immokalee Childrens Fair, Vigil and Peace March, Tuesday, Oct. 26 Activities begin at 3 p.m. with games and refreshments, as well as booths by local service agencies, followed by a Candlelight Vigil at the Immokalee Sports Complex remembering lives to domestic violence and honoring victims and survivors. The police-escorted Peace March on Main Street begins at 6 p.m. The community joines Shelter staff and volunteers advocating for peace in every home. Legal symposium, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 Attorneys, law enforcement, judiciary, advocates, court personal and other legal services providers will delve into the issue of batterer accountability. RSVP required by e-mailing or calling 775-3862. KAW Gallery Fundraiser, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 An evening of art and entertainment at KAW Gallery, 2950 Tamiami Trail N. in the ZaZou Plaza, to support The Shelters Haitian Initiative. For more information about any of the above programs and events, call 7753862 or visit Domestic Violence Awareness Month programs and activities contines


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Friday, October 22nd For rules, registration on-line and more information go or call: 239-591-8393(Miracle Limbs-Courage in Motion is a Florida registered 501 (c) 3 non-pro t organization)Entry Fee: $300.00 per boat (Max. 4 anglers) GENTLEMENS START, CATCH & RELEASEAfternoon BBQ, Ra e, Silent Auction 3:30-5pm, Awards 5pm($20.00 fee for non-anglers must pre pay)A support Foundation for Florida amputees and their needsMaximizing your enjoyment on the waterMarineMax Naples, your authorized Boston Whaler, and Sea Ray Dealership, is pleased to help sponsor the Miracle Limbs Second Annual All Species Photo Catch & Release Fishing Tournament. Come and join us for a fun day of shing for a great cause! For assistance with nding the right Boston Whaler or Sea Ray for your familys boating lifestyle, please stop by our Naples location next to Tin City and ask for John Dean. He would be happy to share his 40+ years of boating experience with you to select the boat that is just right for your needs. You can reach John at 239-262-1000Mention this ad United Way launches campaign for $2.3 millionThe 2010 RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Tournament, which took place Oct. 1-3, reeled in more than $75,000 for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. The funds will help the Conservancy continue its water quality and estuary research and protection efforts. We are extremely pleased with these results, says Conservancy President Andrew McElwaine. The event itself was a success in helping us forge stronger relationships with anglers, while the money raised will ultimately help ensure that our waters and estuaries remain viable for sport fishing far into the future. Tournament chairman was Wayne Meland. Julie Kukk served as auction chairmam. The Naples Yacht Club hosted a kick-off party with help from Outback Steakhouse and Whole Foods Market. Northern Trust hosted the awards ceremony. The primary sponsors of the tournament included Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, M&I Bank and Comcast. Florida Weekly, CenturyLink, Heatherwood Construction, the Naples Yacht Club, Outback Steakhouse, Whole Foods, CRS Technologies, South West Computing, the Miami Dolphins, Naples Harbour Yacht Club, Betty Maclean Travel, Pinchers Crab Shack and Glades Haven also were sponsors. Nominations for the Community Foundation of Collier Countys 2011 Women of Initiative Awards will be accepted until Nov. 1. The award recognizes 10 women who through their voluntary charitable activities have helped improve the well-being of citizens in Collier County. Through their inner confidence, personal commitment and leadership styles, they are an inspiration to all women seeking to make a difference through philanthropy and civic engagement. The awards will be presented during a luncheon set for Tuesday, April 5, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. For more information or for a nomination form, call Susan Utz at the Community Foundation, 649-5000, or visit www. The United Way of Collier County kicked off its 2010-2011 campaign with a sold-out breakfast at Hilton Naples. A record number of 170 community leaders, partner agencies and major donors attended the Oct. 6 event launching the 53rd annual fundraising drive. The goal is to raise $2.3 million between now and March 31. Our objective this year is not only to continue with our conventional efforts, but as the demand for services provided by our agencies continues to increase dramatically, we believe it becomes even more important for us to make greater efforts reach out to the community and let people know how they can help, said Nancy Pelotte, who along with Clark Hill is co-chair of the campaign. Ms. Pelotte announced the drive already has more than $500,000 in pledges from Pacesetter companies, new donors and diverse local groups who have already made their annual commitments. Pacesetter companies represented at the breakfast included; Fifth Third Bank, Iberia Bank, Key Bank, Northern Trust Bank, Publix Supermarkets and Sun Trust Bank. The generosity these organizations show continues to amaze us, Mr. Hill said. He made special mention of Iberia Bank, the most recent addition to this elite group of donors, who came to us with tremendous enthusiasm and spirit.Dr. Leo Mediavilla was presented with the Above and Beyond Award for his volunteer work on behalf of the United Way. Ernie Bretzmann, United Way of Collier County president and CEO, said Dr. Mediavillas leadership and enthusiasm have enhanced the visibility of UWCC and opened new avenues for outreach to more and diverse parts of our community. Donations to the United Way support more than 300 programs and services provided by 30 partner agencies in Collier County that receive no local public funding. These programs touch more than 100,000 residents every year. A large volunteer budget review committee assesses partner agencies funding proposals annually in order to assure donors that the UWCC is a good steward of their contributions.To donate to the 2010-11 campaign or for more information, call 261-7112 or visit RedSnook tourney is a Conservancy keeperCommunity Foundation seeks nominationsJ. MARK STRONG / COURTESY PHOTOFirst-place winners of the 2010 RedSnook tourney in the Unguided Spin/Plug Category were Jeff Ball and Derek Pruitt, center. With them are tournament chairman Wayne Meland, left, and Conservancy CEO Andrew McElwaine, right. See more photos on page C28.


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See agent for details. SPORTS SHORTS Fishing tourney will benefit amputee groupMiracle Limbs-Courage in Motion and Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club present the second annual family fishing tournament to benefit Florida amputees on Saturday, Oct. 23. The captains meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Pinchers Crab Shack in Tin City. Entry fee for the all-species, catch-andrelease competition is $300 per boat, with a maximum of four anglers per boat. New this year is a junior division for anglers 15 and younger. An afternoon barbecue, raffle and silent auction will be part of the awards celebration. For rules, registration and more information, call 591-8393 or visit Tennis, golf, fun for Avow at VineyardsServe, Swing and Celebrate features tennis, golf and more fun at the Vineyards, all to benefit Awow Hospice. The Saturday, Nov. 13, event will consist of tennis clinics in the morning, an afternoon golf tournament and an evening social. Evening social attendees will enjoy food, fun, music and dancing as well as a brown-bag (Chinese style) auction with items donated from more than 30 local vendors. Social tickets are $100 per person. Vineyards Country Club membership is NOT required. Social ticket holders may also choose to participate in the morning tennis clinics at no additional cost or in the afternoon golf tournament for an additional fee ($50 for Vineyards Country Club Golf members; $130 for others). The golf tournament will include two hole-in-one contests with prizes sponsored by Germain Lexus (an IS250 Lexus) and the PGA Tour Superstore ($1,000 gift certificate). Serve, Swing and Celebrate is cosponsored by BNY Mellon and IMC Insurance Management Consultants. Eric Kronen is chairman of the event. For more information or to register, call Deb Jonsson at Avow Hospice, 649-3689. Firefighters tee up for golf tourneyThe East Naples Professional Firefighters will hold their second annual golf tournament to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation on Sunday, Nov. 14, at Lely Resort. The four-person scramble will include a blessing of the helmets and performances by the Harp and Thistle Pipe and Drum Band. The PGA Super Store in Naples and Hooters have partnered with the firefighters to provide prizes, giveaways and food during the tournament. A dinner and awards ceremony will feature keynote speaker Roger Nadeau, who lost his brother, Deputy Fire Chief Roger W. Nadeau, in the line of duty in 2002. The NFFF honors firefighters who died in the line of duty, provides resources for their surviving family members and works to prevent future fire service fatalities.For more information, contact Sean Hunt at 641-2383 or More on the links:Here are some additional golf tournaments coming up around Naples and Collier County: The CREW/Stanley Hole Tournament to benefit the CREW Land & Water Trusts environmental education programs takes place Friday, Oct. 29, at the Old Corkscrew Golf Club, Estero. Entry fee $100 per player or $500 for a sponsorship (includes a foursome). Tournament sponsors include Hole Montes Inc., the Everglades Golf Course Superintendants Association and Dr. Charles and Linda Cheng Karpas. For more information, call 657-2253 or 513-8016. The Education Foundation of Collier County holds its annual Men of Distinction Tournament on Friday, Feb. 11, at The Quarry. Hosted by The ACE Group Classic, about 100 players will experience the tournament-ready course at The Quarry just days before The ACE Group Classic begins. Prizes will be awarded for lowest gross and longest drive, among others. Winner of the putting contest will earn an official pro-am spot in the ACE Group Classic. Entry fee is $900 per foursome with hole sponsorship or $200 per player. For more information, call the Education Foundation of Collier County at 643-4755. The Immokalee Foundations 2010 Charity Classic Pro-Am takes place Monday, Nov. 15, at Bay Colony Golf Club. The event pairs foundation supporters with some of the biggest names in golf. Mark Lye, PGA Tour professional and analyst on The Golf Channel, has recruited the field of professionals from the LPGA, PGA Tour and Champions Tour. This years lineup includes Andy Bean, Brett Quigley, Eric Booker, George McNeill, Bruce Fleisher and Terry-Jo Myers and broadcasters Frank Nobilo and Mr. Lye. The tournament begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and golf demonstrations, followed by a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. The scramble format pairs players with a different pro for each nine holes. An awards luncheon follows the tournament. Entry fees begin at $5,000 and include a dinner and auction Friday, Nov. 12, at The Ritz-Carlton, 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 four-person 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 Youth Haven and Wyndemere Country Club hold the 24th annual Wyndemere Tradition Golf Tournament on Monday, Jan. 24, at Wyndemere Country Club. The 18-hole tournament has raised more than $900,000 for Youth Havens children and families. Entry fee is $250 for individuals and $900 for complete foursomes. Registration and lunch begin at 11 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Tournament format is best ball of the foursome. Awards are presented at an evening cocktail reception. Tee sponsor signs are available for $150. For more information or to register, contact Jamie Gregor at Youth Haven, 687-5153 or The Southern Seniors Golf Association holds its Presidents Trophy competition Sunday through Thursday, Jan. 23-27, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The mens tournament is a 54-hole, two-man-team round robin format. For more information, call Dulany Hall at (912) 638-3969.


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GPS: 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Friday, Nov. 3 and 5 Students receive hands-on experience using a provided Garmin GPS 72 handheld unit. Boaters Local Knowledge: 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9 This recently updated program was developed at the request of local boaters who want to know more about the waterways in and around Marco Island and the Ten Thousands, Isles of Capri, Goodland, Naples and Keewaydin Island. Aerial photos are used to help identify shallow areas for safe navigation. Handouts and a CD of the program material are provided, along with shelling and fishing locations. Radio/Marine Communication: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16 This new program was developed to help boaters understand the new DSC radios and the many tools they provide. To registration or for more information, call Doug Johnson at 642-8406. Marco Coast Guard Auxiliary has classes for local Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center invites volunteers ages 15 and older to support the youth education programs, community outreach events and fun fundraisers that help people understand and appreciate Southwest Floridas coastal environment. Here are just some of the ways to get involved: Estuary Explorers is program offered to all Collier County fourth grades. Students take field trips to Rookery Bay almost every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon from Oct. 5 through the end of April. Volunteers help students identify specific species of the estuary with use of microscopes and oyster samples. Volunteers may also lead in the water quality portion of the field trip and assist teachers in the learning center. Serve lunch during the Lunch & Learn lectures at noon on the first Wednesday of every month. Carrabbas and Costco Naples provide the meal. Volunteer helpers enjoy lunch and get free admission to the lectures. The next event is Nov. 3. Trail maintenance is needed on an ongoing basis. The Trail Team volunteers will meet from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, to plan upcoming work, including exotic plant removal. The Environmental Learning Center returns to opening on Saturdays for season beginning Nov. 6. Help is needed at the admission desk and in the gift shop for morning and afternoon shifts six days a week. The center also needs greeters, exhibit interpreter and trail guides. Training is provided. The facilities department always welcomes volunteers who are handy and who like to work outside on projects such as painting and general carpentry. Rookery Bay goes on the road to community activities such as Boo at the Zoo from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, the Naples Bay Resort Boat Show and Farmers Market on Oct. 23-24, and the Lovers Key State Park Great Outdoor Adventure Day on Oct. 30. There are many opportunities to help staff the Rookery Bay information table at these fun outreach events. Friends of Rookery Bay hosts the Party of All Parties from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7. Help shoppers who come to buy from the more than 35 home party and other vendors, and assist with the tea party. The Friends of Rookery Bay group, along with Up a Creek Kayak Tours, presents the first annual Adventure Race beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4. Help is needed to assist the kayakers and runners as they compete. Also, join the Friends and the education staff for a book fair, gift wrapping and day of fun activities at Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops on Saturday, Dec. 11. There are even more opportunities than those listed here. To learn more, contact volunteer coordinator Donna Young at 417-6310, ext. 412, or attend the next volunteer meeting from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. Fall volunteer opportunities abound at Rookery BayCollier County University of Florida Extension Service and the Collier County Master Gardeners hold the 2010 Yard & Garden Show on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 30-31, on the grounds of the Collier County/UF Extension Service, 14700 Immokalee Road. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. More than 30 vendors from the area and around the state will have flowering shrubs, orchids, native plants, tropical plants and fruit trees for sale, as well as pots and decorative items for the garden. Educational programs are also part of the activities, with topics such as the importance of coastal plants, creating living walls for small gardens spaces and garden sustainability with the right plant in the right place. Plans take root for Yard & Garden Show Co ll ier C o ty of Florida vice and the Ma s t e r G ard 20 1 0 Yar d & G Satu r d E xtens i o n I mm o ka l are 9 a.m

PAGE 20 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Everyone has a squirrel story to tell. It often goes like this: Whenever I buy a squirrel-proof bird feeder, a squirrel finds a way to get in anyway! These clever animals are both cute and mischievous. Florida has three species of tree squirrels: the Eastern gray squirrel, the fox squirrel and the Southern flying squirrel. We also have one ground squirrel, the Eastern chipmunk. If you see a black squirrel, its just a color phase of the gray squirrel. The Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinenis), like all squirrels, is a rodent. All rodents gnaw their food using strong jaws and front teeth that grow continuously. (Interestingly, rabbits are not classified as rodents, even though their teeth also grow throughout their lives.) The squirrels large, bushy tail sets it apart from other rodents such as rats and mice. The Latin word for squirrel comes from the Greek words sika (shadow) and orua (tail). It means, One sitting in the shadow of its own tail. The squirrel uses its tail as a rudder when jumping or swimming, and also to signal its mood to other squirrels and distract a predator chasing it. A twitching tail means the animal is nervous and uneasy. In northern winters, gray squirrels wrap their tails around themselves to keep warm. In Florida, their tails become sunshades for most of the year. Eastern gray squirrels live from southern Ontario and Quebec to Texas and Florida. They need a thick canopy of trees for nesting and protection, but have learned to live in treed urban areas. While the population of many animals has declined because of human encroachment, the gray squirrel continues to multiply by adapting to its changing environment. Florida gray squirrels prefer hardwood forests (oak, hickories or pecans) or a mix of hardwood and pine. They live in old woodpecker holes, natural cavities or in nests they build out of leaves in treetops.Gray squirrels are primarily vegetarian, but theyre also opportunists. They eat acorns, hickory nuts, berries and pine seeds, but will also eat insects, caterpillars, fungi and occasionally bird eggs or young birds. This is something to consider if you have a bird feeder.Eastern gray squirrels do not hibernate, even in the north. They can locate buried or snowcovered food using their sense of smell rather than their memory. When startled, gray squirrels sound an alarm by a series of rapid clicks: tut-tut-tut.Its typical for several males to chase a female during the mating ritual. When males pursue the same female, they click their teeth together. The males are great bluffers, however; they sound fierce, but they dont fight.Then nest building begins as squirrels collect twigs for a base and add an outer layer of leaves. They line nests with closely woven grasses, shredded bark, moss or feathers. In Florida, gray squirrels have two litters of two to four young every year, one litter in January/February and another in the summer. Newborns are blind and nurse for at least a month. After about 2 months, theyre ready to be on their own.Mature gray squirrels weigh about a pound and are about 15 inches long, half being tail. Males and females are the same size. Weve all watched squirrels chasing each other. Did you ever notice they go up and down trees head first? And when you try to take their picture, they move around the tree, out of sight.Theres no doubt that these cute little critters are annoying around a bird feeder and can cause immense damage if trapped inside a porch or building. Even so, theyre great entertainers. I have stopped many times to watch their antics. I bet you have, too. Lee Belanger is a Master Naturalist who writes about Southwest Florida flora and fauna. E-mail her at lungwort@ aol.comOUTDOORS Cute, curious, but still a rodent: the Eastern gray squirrelBY LEE BELANGER____________________Special To Florida Weekly Fall programs begin at Naples Preserve The fall season is under way at Naples Preserve, with programs ranging from nature talks to eco-tours. The preserve is at 1690 Tamiami Trail N. For more information, call 261-4290 or 213-3020. Tuesday Morning Nature Talks Marine biologist Gary Pettits fall series of nature discussions focuses on invertebrates. Talks begin at 11 a.m. and are followed by a light lunch and discussion. The talks are free and open to the public; donations are appreciated. Coming up Tuesday, Oct. 19, Dr. Pettit will discuss early crustacean ancestors; his Oct. 26 topic will be fairy shrimp. Friday Afternoon History Talks Free and open to the public, these monthly talks take place from 3-4:30 p.m. Coming up Oct. 22 is Lila Zuck with a program titled Swamp Buggy Days: Naples 1948-1970. LEE BELANGER / COURTESY PHOTOAn Eastern gray squirrel


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O.M.D (China)Licensed Acupuncture Physician Over 25 years experience in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Visit us in our new location at 5683 Naples Boulevard, Naples 239-263-2322 BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Drink Pink All month long Decanted Wine & Beer 1410 Pine Ridge Road Decanted is donating to Bosom Buddies a portion of the proceeds from all pink wine sales in October. The wine store has increased its offerings of dry, sweet and sparkling rose wines for the occasion. Prices range from $10 to $50; 10 percent of each sale will go to the Naples-based Bosom Buddies. Third Street South Goes Pink All month long Third Street South, Naples Retailers and restaurants sponsor various pink promotions to raise awareness and fund for the Garden of Hope & Courage and Susan G. Komen for the CureSWF Affiliate. $99 Mammograms for the UninsuredAll month long Bonita Community Health Typically mammograms are covered for women over the age of 40 by their insurance. But for someone without insurance, the cost can be upwards of $300. Bonita Community Health Center, a partnership between NCH Healthcare System and Lee Memorial Health System, is off of U.S. 41, near Coconut Road just south of Coconut Point in Bonita Springs. Info: 949-1050. Lets Push Pink 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14 Noodles Italian Caf and Sushi Bar Noodles and the American Cancer Society present an evening of fun to raise money for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. $25 admission includes one free drink. Info: 216-1123, 628-5667 or For the Girls 7-10:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14 Fifth Avenue South, Naples Sidewalk performances, cancer organizations and breast cancer survivors handing out pink beads and pink carnations. Pink specials at restaurants and retailes. Rain date: Thursday, Oct. 21. Info: 4353742. Spirit Girls Night Out 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14 NCH, Downtown Naples This educational evening focuses on positive attitudes and actions t increase breast cancer awareness, wellness and bone and joint health. Reservations and info: 552-7554 or Pretty in Pink 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15Salon International, Naples Bay ResortSalon International and Petunias pair up to support Bosom Buddies with an evening of food, music, fashion and beauty tips and a silent auction. Staff from Decanted Wine & Beer will serve samples of rose wines. Info: 261-3899. FI(gh)T for the Cure Friday, Oct. 15 Macys, Coastland Center Mall Whether youre looking for a great basic bra or a whole new style, Wacoal and Macys fit experts are ready to help during complimentary fittings. For each fitting, Wacoal will make a $2 contribution to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. For each purchase made, Wacoal will make an additional $2 donation. Take 15 minutes to meet with a Wacoal fit expert and contribute to an important cause. Appointments suggested. Info: 434-1442. Divas Night Out Pink Party 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 La Miranda Nails & Spa 287 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island Dress up in pink and enjoy music and dancing, a pink carpet, pink champagne and pastries and pink nail art, plus a raffle and various items to purchase, all to benefit the American Cancer Society-Marco Island. Cost: $25 in advance (purchase at the spa, the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce or the American Cancer Society) $35 at the door. RSVP: 970-0178 or e-mail Octoberfest 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 Fifth Avenue South, Naples Guess how many pink balloons are stuffed in a Volkswagen. Stroll down to Sugden Plaza and eat at the Stone Crab Big Tent hosted by Trulucks. A portion of the proceeds from each event will benefit Susan G. Komen-SWF Affiliate. Carve for the Cure 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 Robb & Stucky Casual Living Outdoor 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs Local physicians and artists carve pumpkins for an auction to benefit Susan G. Komen-SWF Affiliate and The United Way of Lee County. The fifth annual event features a creative menu by The Flying Pig in keeping with the Cirque Culinaire theme. Tickets: $50. Reservations: The United Way, 433-2000, ext. 259. Women Supporting Women 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 Handsome Harrys 1205 Third St. S., Naples Enjoy creative cuisine and sample select wines at the ninth annual Women Supporting Women evening to benefit Cancer Alliance of Naples. Tickets: $65 in advance (mail a check payable to CAN to Alice Carlson, 2730 Leeward Lane, Naples, FL 34103) or $75 at the door. Info: e-mail womensupportingwomen. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 23 The Village on Venetian Bay, Naples Gather pledges and step out for this noncompetitive walk to raise awareness and dollars to fight breast cancer. Pledges are dedicated to the American Cancer Societys research, education, patient support and advocacy programs to defeat the disease. Info: 403-2204. Cut for the Cure 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 La Mouche Salon & Spa 26251 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs Enjoy a day at the spa as you help in the fight to end breast cancer. Special prices on services include: Shampoo and haircut or blow dry $15; shampoo, cut and blow dry, $30; dermabrasion, $25; manicure, $15. All proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen-SWF Affiliate. For appointment: 949-2233. Bowl for the Cure 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 Beacon Bowland Beacon 5400 Tamiami Trail N., Naples A tournament sponsored by the United States Bowling Congress to benefit Susan G. Komen-SWF Affiliate. Info: 597-3452.

PAGE 24 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA24 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 TO YOUR HEALTH HEALTHY LIVINGPartnering is the operative word across the health care continuum today. That came through loud and clear at the recent Premier meeting of hospital CEOs in Washington, D.C. We learned from experts like the point person for White House health care change, Nancy-Ann DeParle, and from legislators who created the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Healthcare Reform).Here in Naples, we are putting partnership to work, as we welcome the well-known and respected Anchor Health Centers 54 physicians, 12 nurse practitioners, eight physician assistants and more than 300 colleagues to the NCH family. Together since 1997, these competent and compassionate caregivers serve more than 100,000 patients.Our affiliation with Anchor follows our recent alliance with the Naples Heart Institute, with its 10 physicians, two nurse practitioners, three physician assistants and 42 colleagues, who joined NCH in March. As we work with our new colleagues to meld cultures and operating systems toward our mutual goal of providing the best possible care for the most people focusing on prevention, we are changing the face of health care in our community. Our partnering efforts reflect similar initiatives across the country to promote more efficient use of scarce health-care resources and more effective care for patients. Indeed, we have begun our partnership journey with strong local support. We have a governance structure initiated, led and managed by physicians. We have a hospital system board of directors that understands the urgency to evolve from a traditional inpatient model to a comprehensive health-care system focused on prevention. We have a strong informational technology backbone through our robust partnership with Cerner. We have a committed community, which has encouraged NCH progress since creating our not-for-profit hospital in 1955. And most importantly, we have more than 3,700 competent and compassionate colleagues working together. The kind of change we are experiencing isnt easy. Indeed, we will have many different methods of health-care delivery as we evolve. People have different health-care needs, which demand alternative solutions. Consequently, we will continue to practice in a pluralistic health-care environment. As Mrs. DeParle of the White House puts it, Anyone who works on health policy for more than half an hour sees how tough it is. Health care has constant innovation and delivery needs constant innovation also. The payment system is the hang up.Accordingly at NCH, we will work to convert the payment system from one compensated for high volume to one rewarded for high quality. In health-care economic terms, we are evolving from fee-for-service to global payments for episodes of care or for long-term chronic care. This means working to rid the system of chronic waste, which benefits no one and, in fact, puts our country at a tremendous global disadvantage. By partnering with all our colleagues, we will continue to enhance our communitys health-care quality and capacity and to eliminate waste and inefficiency. We welcome anyone who embraces our values of quality and efficiency and our ethics of professionalism and responsibility patients, physicians, nurses, caregivers of every kind, other organizations and members of the Naples community at large. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Partnerships will help change the face of health care Partnering istheoperativeword allenWEISS Cancer treatment is topic of talk at Bentley VillageDrs. Michael Smith and Nicolas Zouain of Premiere Radiation Oncology will discuss the latest treatment options for breast and prostate cancer during a free presentation sponsored by the American Cancer Society from 10-11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at Bentley Village. Seating is limited. Reservations can be made by calling Kim Azar-Anderson at the American Cancer Society, 261-0337, ext. 3857, or Wellness/Health Services at Bentley Village, 514-7421. Free classes for caregiversCollier County residents who are caring for loved ones are invited to free caregiver training classes sponsored by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida. Classes will address how to be a better caregiver and also how to take better care of yourself as a caregiver. Sessions take place from 1-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19 and 26, and Thursday, Oct. 21 and 28, at St. William Catholic Church on Seagate Drive. There is no cost, but registration is required. Call (866) 231-0921. Relay For Life steps out with kick-off partyProducing a Cure is the theme for the evening when the American Cancer Society kicks off the 2011 Relay For Life of Naples from 5:45-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Telford Center Auditorium at Naples Community Hospital, 350 Seventh St. N. The party is open to anyone who wants to learn more about Relay For Life, form a team, or get an early start on the 2011 season. Cancer survivors and those undergoing treatment are especially welcome. The 2011 Relay For Life will take place at Gulfview Middle School on April 15-16. Teams already are forming among local buinesses, schools, clubs, families, friends, hospitals, churches and service organizations. The Naples Relay has for several years been the number one Relay For Life out of 347 similar events in Florida, and is consistently among the top relays nationwide in terms of fundraising. The 2010 event raised more than $525,000. Relay For Life is also about celebrating and remembering cancer survivors. More than 500 survivors and caregivers were honored at the 2010 Naples event when they walked together in the opening lap. For more information, call the Naples office of the American Cancer Society, 261-0337, ext. 3861, or visit STRAIGHT TALK Size does count when it comes toportion control SEE TO YOUR HEALTH, A25 Bigger is better has become something of a mantra in our society, and nowhere is that more evident than in the growth of food portions over the past two decades. Twenty years ago, the typical bagel measured 3 inches in diameter and contained 140 calories. Today, that bagel is likely to be 6 inches in diameter and carry 350 calories. Similarly, the usual restaurant serving of spaghetti and meatballs used to be a 500-calorie combination of one cup of spaghetti with sauce and three small meatballs. Today, the average consists of twice that amount of pasta and three large meatballs, delivering a whopping 1,025 calories.Even the seemingly heart-healthy, dietfriendly turkey sandwich has undergone a drastic makeover. Twenty years ago, it was served with lettuce and tomato on two slices of bread and had 320 calories. Today, its likely to come on a sub roll and drag along 820 calories.Given such changes, its not surprising that the United States is facing an obesity epidemic. According to Learning ZoneXpress, an online resource for nutrition education, 61 percent of Americans are overweight, and the number of overweight people in the world 1.1 billion now equals the number of undernourished people.Mindless consumptionFast food restaurants are often fingered as the culprits who started us down this heavy road, and anyone who still remembers the size of the hamburgers first sold by such chains as McDonalds can verify that portions at these establishments have grown consistently bigger. What these restaurants offered (and continue to offer) was inexpensive, consistent food served up quickly. The latter is a key ingredient. As peoples lives got busier, finding cheap and fast ways to get through meals became more and more attractive. The high fat content made the food taste good, and the consistent quality meant you got what you expected. I think sometimes were not paying attention when we eat, says Mary McElligott, diabetes program coordinator at NCH Healthcare Systems von Arx Diabetes Center of Excellence and Nutritional Health. Restaurants arent the only places where mindless consumption of oversize portions takes place. The labels on packaged foods can easily mislead people into thinking they are consuming far fewer calories than they actually are. Lays Cheddar & Sour Cream chips, for example, proudly proclaims grams of trans fat on the front of its package, making it seem a healthy choice. The nutritional label on the back advises that one serving has 160 calories not too bad until you also notice that one serving is equal to about 15 chips. The 10.5-ounce bag contains approximately 11 servings. So if you polish off the bag while watching TV, youre consuming 1,760 calories. Or take a look at an 18.4-ounce bag of peanut butter M&Ms. A bright green label lets you know whats inside: 240 calories, 15 grams of fat, 8 grams of saturated fat, 20 grams of sugar and 90 milligrams of sodium. What this handy panel doesnt include is the information that these numbers are all based on a single serving about a quarter of a cup. The entire bag has about a dozen SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYFrom NCH Healthcare System SEE CONTROL, A25


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PAGE 26 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Pets of the Week >> Bella is a sweet and adorable, 3-year-old, spayed, 72-pound, Labrador retriever mix. >> Douglas is an 8-month -old beagle/pointer mix. Hes gentle and good on a leash. His big black ears feel like silk. >> Oliver is about 4 months old. He adds a sweet, calm personality to his good looks. >> Wilson is a 3-monthold domestic shorthair. Hes a handsome little guy who likes people and gets along well with his roommates. 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. Protect Your Precious Cargo Did you know that 80% of all car seats are installed incorrectly? More than 1,700 children have been saved since 1996 just because they were riding in a properly tted car seat and in the back seat. A correctly used car seat reduces child fatality risk by 71% and serious injury by 67%. bac k seat. A c ar seat a talit y d Car Seat FittingJoin Kohls and The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida for a free car seat safety check.Car Seat Fitting Saturday, October 16 9 am 12 noonYMCA of the Palms 5450 YMCA Road Naples, FL 34109Call 239-343-5224Bilingual tting technicians will be available.Appointments are strongly encouraged. Call 239-343-5224 for more information and to book a time thats convenient for you. 8595 Collier Blvd., Suite 110 Naples, FL 34114Located at the intersection of Rattlesnake Hammock Road and Collier Blvd. in the Publix Shopping Plaza. 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Some added benefit for you: Giving your dog a tummy rub after every session is sure to relax you (and your dog, of course) and ease the stress of your day. And for allergy sufferers, keeping a dog clean may make having a dog possible. BY DR. MARTY BECKER & GINA SPADAFORI_______________________________Universal UclickKeeping pets clean and huggable is good medicinemore involved. Breeds such as collies, chows, Keeshonden and Alaskan malamutes are double-coated, which means they have a downy undercoat underneath harsher long hair. The down can mat like a layer of felt against the skin if left untended. To prevent this, divide the coat into small sections and brush against the grain from the skin outward, working from head to tail, section by section. In the spring and fall the big shedding times youll end up with enough of that fluffy undercoat to make a whole new dog. Keep brushing and think of the benefits: The fur you pull out with a brush wont end up on the furniture, and removing the old stuff keeps your pet cooler in the summer and lets new insulation come in for the winter. Silky-coated dogs, such as Afghan hounds, cockers and Maltese, also need constant brushing to keep tangles from forming. As with the double-coated dogs, work with small sections at a time, brushing from the skin outward, and then comb back into place with the grain for a glossy, finished look. Coats of this type require so much attention that having a groomer keep the dogs trimmed to a medium length is often more practical. Curly and wiry coats, such as those on poodles and terriers, need to be brushed weekly, working against the grain, and then with it. Curly coats need to be clipped every six weeks; wiry ones, two or three Beauty is more than skin-deep when it comes to your dog. Keeping your pet well-groomed not only gives you a cleansmelling companion, it also helps keep your dog more comfortable and allows you to spot health problems before they become serious, even life-threatening. How important is grooming to your pets comfort? Consider a simple hair mat, so easy to overlook. Have you ever had your hair in a ponytail that was just a little too tight? A mat can feel the same way to your dog a constant pull on the skin. Try to imagine those all over your body and you have a good idea how uncomfortable an ungroomed coat can be. Your dog need never know what a mat feels like if you keep him brushed and combed but thats just the start of the health benefits. Regular grooming allows you to look for lumps, bumps and injuries, while clearing such things as mats and ticks from his coat. Follow up with your veterinarian on any questionable masses you find, and you may detect cancer early enough to save your pets life. For short-haired breeds, keeping skin and coat in good shape is easy. Run your hands over him daily, a brush over him weekly, and thats it. For other breeds, grooming is a little PET TALES Groom for health Regular brushing not only keeps pets more comfortable, but also helps catch health problems early.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NEWS A27 At Physicians Regional, were pleased to welcome optometrist Robert Guda, O.D. to our team of specialists. With over 16 years experience in optometry, Dr. Guda specializes in the follow-up care for preand post-cataract surgery and glaucoma, as well as specialty contact lenses and primary care optometry. This November, Dr. Guda will oversee the new Optical Center at Physicians Regional, which will stock the latest in eyewear accessories. 900 Neapolitan Way(Corner of US 41 & Neapolitan Way, Naples in the Neapolitan Shopping Center)239.434.9700 Open Daily 10-6 Sundays 12-5 OohLaLaNaples.comIt Only Looks Expensive The discarded other shoe drops and reappears in mythos. In an ancient Egyptian story an eagle snatches the sandal of the lovely and rosy-cheeked Rhodopsis, and drops it onto the lap of the king who is presiding in an open-air court. Rhodopsis, like Cinderella who comes as a later incarnation, becomes united to the royal one. Even the Internet is not in want of a shoe. Here we can find websites of artists that Google map and photograph myriad single shoes littering roadways and hanging from trees and electric lines. Where is the other black boot, flip-flop, sneaker, red stiletto heel? Perhaps the other shoes have found their way, time travelling, to fifteenth century Netherlands. Perhaps they are in solidarity, I and I, with the wooden shoes, the sabots, thrown by textile workers into the newly automated machines that threaten to take away their work. In nineteenth century France the word for wooden shoe became slang meaning unskilled worker. Today this shoe word is deliberate subversion, the sabotage of saboteurs. Shantideva, the eighth century Indian Buddhist monk, was seen as a subverter. Other monks saw him as lazy and corrupt, and so named him the monk of the three realizations, i.e., sleeping, eating, and defecating. The limitation of their attribution became apparent. Shantideva wrote a much renowned text delineating the path from first thought to complete awakening. And he extolled the wisdom of shoes: Where would I possibly find enough leather with which to cover the surface of the earth? But just leather on the soles of my shoes is equivalent to covering the earth with it. Walk a mile in these shoes. Experience the insole, the internal bottom. Experience the outsole that contacts the ground. Experience the midsole, which lies between in and out. It is the midsole that most interests this pirate. That transitional connector between I and I. That elusive illusion is bridge between what is seen as inherently exterior and what is ultimately the ground of total possibility. We allow shoe to drop onto the other foot. Completion comes in the experiencing of the other. We fill some ones shoes. If this shoe fits, wear it. But what shoe is a shoe in? The word shoe does not only point to outer foot coverings. It also indicates a myriad of devices. Devices that retard motion. Or devices that guide movement. Or perhaps we might be indicating the milelong point of view of the other. Or merely a box that holds nothing but packs of cards. On that holy ground Moses, who like Cinderella achieved recognition unexpectedly after obscurity and neglect, had a question. Who should I say I spoke with? I am that which I am. The pure awareness of bare attention, shoe-less shoe-in of in, out, and mid-soles, sings groundless and grounded. Someone else is speaking with my mouth, but Im listening only to my heart. Ive made shoes for everyone, even you, while I still go barefoot. Bob Dylan, I and IIn Iyaric, the English dialect created by Rastafari, the term I and I replaces first person pronouns. I and I signifies the oneness of persons. The self is united with the divine; and, the self is united with the other. In such a space of ultimate union, on such sacred ground, the custom is to remove ones shoes. In the Hebrew scriptures, in the Book of Exodus, Moses sees a bush that is on fire but is not consumed by the flames. And he hears a voice that tells him to take off his sandals because the ground on which he stands is holy. The word holy comes from Old English word which means complete, whole, free of defect. On the ground of whole, non-defective union we can place our naked feet. Here, on holy ground, our feet are non-dual, not separated from the earth. I and I has no need to be shoedin, to be wrapped in animal skins dominantly ripped away from animal bodies in the pursuit of safe separation. MUSINGS r t t a i Rx Shoe In Rx is the FloridaWeekly muse who hopes to inspire profound mutiny in all those who care to read. Our Rx may be wearing a pirate cloak of invisibility, but emanating from within this shadow is hope that readers will feel free to respond. Who knows: You may even inspire the muse. Make contact if you dare.


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BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 POWER WOMEN 2010 IN COLLIER HETHER SHES STRATegizing a corporate initiative, mobilizing volunteers for a nonprofit, raising money for a charity or responding to her constituents, a power womans work is never done. Just ask any of the CEOs, executive directors, philanthropists and public servants whove been selected as Florida Weeklys 2010 Power Women. They come from a variety of backgrounds and fill myriad positions of importance. And they pour equal energy, expertise and commitment into whatever task is at hand, whether its for the betterment of their colleagues, their families or their communities. At the end of every busy day, theyve helped make a difference for everyone who lives and works in Southwest Florida. And lucky for us, theyre not done yet. W >>B4 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. The Womens Excel-eration Summit presented by Go Beyond Network and Ebella Magazine takes place from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Naples Grande Resort. Six women-led companies will be showcased. Registration is $35. Call (941) 893-0881, e-mail info@ or visit www. Lee-Collier Business Women members and guests meet for lunch and networking at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Roys in Bonita Springs. Cost is $16 for LCBW members and $20 for guests. A Naples meeting is set for Tuesday, Oct. 26, with the location TBA. RSVP at or by calling 985-0400. The Christian Chamber of SWF meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette Road. Reservations required. Call 481-1411 or visit PRACC, the Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising Professionals of Collier County, meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at McCormick & Schmicks in Mercato for a program about multimedia services available from the Naples Daily News. Call 4362105 or visit The Collier Building Industry Association and the Florida Home Builders Association hold a reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Florida Builder Appliances, 27180 Bay Landing Drive. Cost is $20 for CBIA members. Register at or by calling 436-6100. ABWA Neapolitan Chapter meets at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Bellasera Hotel. Cost is $26 for members and member-sponsored guests, $30 for others. Reservations are due by noon on the Thursday before each meeting date. Next meeting: Oct. 26. For more information, visit www. BUSINESS MEETINGS

PAGE 30 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Elizabeth Fox, M.D.Dear Dr. Fox: I am a 57 year old woman and am so disappointed when I look in the mirror and see how I have aged. I know I need a facelift, but how do I make sure that I just look younger and dont look like Ive had any work done? Its important to understand how your facelift surgery is performed. In order to remain looking exactly like yourself without any distortion, your facial muscles and connective tissues need to be elevated to their original position. Particular attention must be paid to the jowls the corners of the mouth, the neck, and of course, the eyes. We pay special attention to these areas as they show the most signi cant signs of aging. In order to avoid looking like youve had work done, you have to choose a surgeon who can elevate your tissues to their original vertical positions without displacing them at a new angle toward your ear or towards your cheeks. Q: A:BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON Bonita Springs-based startup Gulf City Solar is marketing a line of ultra-thin and light solar panels, proprietary regulator settings and ultra-portable packaging that are easy for people of all ages to carry, install and use. The companys first product was solar conversion kit for electric golf carts. Unlike solar kits that use heavy glass panels or require cart owners to replace their roofs, Gulf City Solars kit uses a thin film-like panel weighing about nine pounds. Owners can peel off the double-sided tape and stick the panel onto their carts. The regulator that controls energy production and flow constantly recharges a carts battery, enabling more drive time and less reliance on electricity. With its first product off and running, the company turned its attention to developing a solar power generator. Using the same thin, film-like panels and proprietary technology, the generator packs enough power for essentials like lamps, computers, televisions, and fans, along with limited television, refrigerator and hot plate use into a carry-on suitcase-sized package. A day-long charge can also power medical equipment through the night. Products range in price from $1,440 to $2,250 and are eligible for tax credits. The company is also working to develop are energy cost saver boxes, water purification systems, and aeration systems. The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association welcomes Dr. Shihab Asfour, professor and chairman of the Department of Industrial Engineering and director of the Industrial Assessment Center at the University of Miami, at 6 p.m. Wednesdayu, Oct. 20, at Edison State College in Fort Myers. The assessment center is one of 26 centers supported by the U.S. Department of Energy at universities across the country. Dr. Asfour has been performing industrial green assessments for more than a decade, saving manufacturers an average of $55,000 a year. He will discuss a long list of corrective items he has found over the past 10 years and will give specific examples that can save businesses thousands of dollars. He will also explain the assessment process and how other companies can benefit from a review of their practices. Dr. Asfours team spends eight hours going through every facet of the company: hooking up electrical watt meters, analyzing trash, poring through water, electrical and waste bills. They return to the plant to collect their instruments with one week of second-by-second data collected. When the team convenes at the university laboratory, the real work begins analyzing, calculating and putting together a massive report with detailed recommendations. The assessments are free to qualified manufacturers, paid for by the U.S. Department of Energy. The grant reimburses the university for its full expenses, which are generally in excess of $10,000. Qualifying for the free assessment begins with a simple application. All manufacturers that meet the guidelines will be approved. The public is invited to the meeting. Reservations are required. A buffet dinner will be served. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. For more information, call 634-4295 or visit www. Bonita Springs company markets peel-and-stick solar powerManufacturers green assessment leads to large savingsSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOGulf City Solars golf cart solar conversion kit Federal grant funds free in-depth study for businesses

PAGE 32 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Martha Bibby is one of those rare people whose left brain and right brain seem to operate with equal (and considerable) efficiency.Ms. Bibby, who arrived in Naples eight years ago as a senior vice president and director of corporate compliance for FNB Corp., has forged a reputation as a banker, entrepreneur and administrator. But she also possesses a highly creative side, as evidenced by her longstanding interest in fashion (she studied to be a fashion merchandiser) and her co-founding of a company that hopes to revolutionize the way people look at socks. (Yes, socks, as in those things we put on our feet.) First, about the socks. Ms. Bibby and her friend, Kathleen Fleming, were spurred to design a new kind of sock because Ms. Fleming could not locate suitable ones for her boyfriend. She wanted a sock that wouldnt show in her boyfriends shoes, Ms. Bibby recalls. We couldnt find anything, so we thought why dont we design something and see what happens. Ms. Bibby and Ms. Fleming whipped out their scissors and began reconfiguring socks and experimenting with different fabrics. That was roughly three years ago, and the result is a company called Toeds that sells socks that cover rough roughly half of a foot and dont show when shoes are worn. The socks have been a hit with golfers and others. But theyre just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Ms. Bibby still runs Bibby Inc., a management consulting firm, and she only recently stepped away as program administrator for the Leadership Collier Foundation. She was a member of the Leadership Collier Class of 2007. A native of Deland, she moved to Naples from Jacksonville, where she had worked with Barnett Banks, Bank of America and Bombardier Capital. Since her arrival here, she has been active in a variety of causes, including PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee and the Juvenile Detention Center Community Advisory Board. She holds a degree in information management from Jacksonville University and studied fashion at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. I know information management and fashion dont seem to go together, she says with a laugh. But those are areas that really interest me. Asked to assess her strengths, she says she believes she has the ability to bring people together. She adds: I get my greatest satisfaction in using whatever knowledge and skills I have to help other people, particularly young people, and that has made working with young people in Leadership Collier and the girls at PACE particularly satisfying. Bill Cornwell I know information management and fashion dont seem to go together, but those are areas that really interest me. martha BIBBY rarepeople As a first-year medical student Aurora Estevez found her calling: The miracle of life. Before medical school I was thinking about emergency medicine, but that changed when I became pregnant with my daughter, says Dr. Estevez, who left an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Boca Raton to become NCH Healthcare Systems chief medical officer and vice president in January 2008. I was interested in embryology and the more I looked into the ob-gyn field I realized it captured some of the same elements of sink or swim and think on your feet as emergency medicine. Plus, I already had my first year under my belt. As CMO and a member of the senior executive management team, Dr. Estevez is involved in the big picture of the nonprofit system, whose 3,800 employees she says share this real sense of social responsibility and taking care of everybody. She works with other administrators on issues as diverse as quality of care, patient safety, internal peer reviews and equipment purchases, and leads its 600 staff physicians in developing and implementing system-wide initiatives for both hospitals. During her two years with NCH, Dr. Estevez has identified three issues she deems as important to the systems ongoing success: The start-up of a residency program that could have NCH designated as a teaching hospital by 2013 or 2014; a paperless, electronic medical record-keeping system thats about 80 percent there; and continuing the journey that began when NCH was recently ranked a top 100 hospital. Its an administrative role her younger self probably couldnt have foreseen. I absolutely loved patient care until the day I stopped, she says. I really enjoyed private practice but I couldnt have done it for another 20 years. Things had evolved. That evolution plus a state of constant change guides the doctors business philosophy: Expect the unexpected, she says. It doesnt matter how much you think youve got it figured out, theres always a curve ball. The statement might seem a tad bit ironic coming from a woman who as the child of a Miami-area pediatrician knew she wanted a career in science and as a young woman who met and married her college sweetheart. When I was very young I thought I might be a biologist and study animals in the wild. Her daughter, now a law student at Harvard (Dr. Estevez received her masters of business from rival Yale), and international banker husband have been Dr. Estevezs constants for decades. Ive been married to the same man for 27 years and we still like each other, she says with a laugh. My daughter is my pride and joy, the heart and soul of my existence. She puts things in perspective for me; anything else I do is just icing on the cake. Nanci Theoret It doesnt matter how much you think youve got it figured out, theres always a curve ball. aurora ESTEVEZ uroraEsteve z Around Southwest Florida, shes known as Kristin Cartwright. But in the late 1990s, she was recognized throughout the world as Buster Lutgert, one of the first women professional wakeboarders.I had a lot of fun with wakeboarding, Ms. Cartwright, age 35, recalls. I traveled all over the world, sponsored by all sorts of companies. After five years in the sport, she and husband Dayle settled down and began a family that includes daughter Ella, 6, who attends Community School of Naples, and son Noah, 5. But the water is never far away. The Cartwrights, along with partner Nick Demasi, own Revolution Cable Park in North Fort Myers, where riders can wakeboard, kneeboard, waterski or wakeskate. Ms. Cartwright also uses her degree a bachelor of arts in business administration from the University of Florida as director of shopping center marketing for the Lutgert Companies, the family business. She also oversees marketing for three of the companys real estate projects: The Highrises at Bonita Bay, Estuary at Grey Oaks and The Strada at Mercato). I like that its always changing, with many events going on she shares of her work promoting the Village on Venetian Bay, Promenade at Bonita Bay, and Mercato. If work and family arent enough, Ms. Cartwright carries on the family legacy of volunteerism and philanthropy. Grandfather Ray Lutgert was a major supporter of various community projects, including Naples Community Hospital, and father Scott Lutgert is a founder of the Naples Winter Wine Festival. The Lutgert family also gave Florida Gulf Coast University $5 million for its business school. Having young children helps Ms. Cartwright focus her volunteer activiIf work and family arent enough, Ms. Cartwright carries on the family legacy of volunteerism and philanthropy. kristin CARTWRIGHT k n o w n a s ties on providing opportunities for the youth in Collier County. She is active with the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples, two years ago co-chairing the Yabba Island Pirate Ball that raised more than $400,000. She also helped run the Great Venetian Duck Race at The Village to benefit CMON, has served on the board of the Education Foundation of Collier County and is involved with the foundations If the Shoe Fits fundraiser. She helps out at Community School as well. She grew up in Naples, moving to Ocala in fifth grade but returning to graduate from Barron Collier High School in 1993. She considers the Lutgert family name and legacy an opportunity more than a pressure. Im very proud of what my family established here in this community, she says. I see a lot of people giving back so generously to this community, and I hope that my generation will continue to do that and see the value it brings. Robin DeMattia a $4 Vill Found POWER $ Vi WOMEN N OMEN O M E N 2010 W O ME W O ME IN COLLIERLois Gomez devotes her life to helping children improve their lives.The mother of three grown boys and grandmother to one spent eight years working at Lutheran Services center for runaways, first counseling troubled kids ages 8 to 17 and then serving as house manager. After a stint as volunteer services manager for Hope Hospices Joannes House, she was recruited by The Immokalee Foundation, a nonprofit organization that offers empowerment and educational opportunities for at-risk children in Immokalee. Originally, she served as program manager of the Children of Promise program, geared to reducing truancy. Today, she is the mentor coordinator for Take Stock in Children, a program that works with children starting in the seventh grade. Those accepted for the program promise to study hard, stay out of trouble and meet weekly with an adult mentor. The reward for fulfilling those requirements and graduation: a full scholarship to college. lping lois GOMEZ


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Sunbelt O ce FurnitureNaples239-566-2857O ce Furniture & Design239-337-1212Let us create a healing environment for your patients by NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 POWER WOMEN N OMEN OMEN 2010 WOME WOME IN COLLIER kayleigh GROVERCollier County is recognized as one of the most affluent communities in the country. But people involved in local charitable efforts often see another side of life here. neofthe Ms. Gomez loves her job, which involves working with 86 volunteers who mentor 96 students. All of my experiences here have been amazing, she says. The families and the people I work with are amazing. We are really making a difference in the lives of these children. Beyond matching mentors up with students and ensuring that all runs smoothly, Ms. Gomez mentors two teens herself, helping guide them and serving as a role model. Shes mentored a Haitian-American girl since she was in seventh grade. Shes now a sophomore at Immokalee High School. Its so exciting to see the changes in her, her confidence level and self-esteem, she says. At first she was very shy. It was hard to have a conversation. Over time, shes gained trust in me and started to open up. Weve become very good friends. She comes to me for advice; I go to her for advice. Its been so satisfying she took on another student a couple of weeks ago. They are so appreciative of the new things were showing them, she says. Their eyes are being opened to the possibilities that can change their lives. Liz Allbritten, The Immokalee Foundation executive director, says, Lois is the perfect person for to serve as the Take Stock in Children mentor coordinator. She has a great passion for the program, and has advanced it by getting more mentors involved. The need for mentors is the one component that keeps the program from growing more rapidly. Were hoping to induct 32 new students into the program, but we cant do that without 32 mentors, Ms. Gomez says. We have the scholarships. For anybody who wants to get involved here in Immokalee, we have lots of kids. Lynn HunterKaleigh Grover has had such an experience. Through her board position with the Collier Building Industry Association, she participated in one of the groups first toy drives for Immokalee children. At that time, the students made wish lists. Ms. Grover recalls that one boy desperately wanted cowboy boots, so she purchased those along with basic necessities such as underwear and toiletries. As the boy surveyed his gifts during the holiday party the group hosted, he reached down and grabbed not the boots, but a toothbrush. I got my own toothbrush! he exclaimed as he ran excitedly around the room. Then, unselfishly, he asked if the group had anything he could give to his sister. Theres a misconception that all the children here are spoon-fed, but its far from true, Ms. Grover asserts. Over 90 percent of children at this school in Immokalee are on special assistance for breakfast and lunch at school. Today, CBIA purchases extra toys for the parents to wrap up and put under the family tree, and Ms. Grover remains involved in the holiday effort and on the associations board. Born and raised in Tampa, Ms. Grover majored in business at Auburn University and got into hotel management, including three years at a Colorado ski lodge. She and husband Michael moved to Naples in 1986, when Ms. Grover got a job as assistant director of catering at the Registry Resort. She worked there for 14 years, leaving her position as national sales manager to work as account manager at Gulfshore Life. For the past four years, she has been associate publisher of Naples Illustrated. In her media roles, she participates in many charitable activities, currently serving as chair of the board of directors of the Education Foundation of Collier County, which she praises for the variety of programs it provides for children. I found my home there, she states. The mother of Sara, a sophomore at University of Central Florida, and Alleigh, a senior at Gulf Coast High School, Ms. Grover enjoys working for the good of the community, especially its children. I love Collier County, she says. Its a solid, very family-oriented and giving community. I try to wake up every day with a smile. Im a happy person, and I strive to make other peoples day happy, too. Robin DeMattia The families and the people I work with are amazing. We are really making a difference in the lives of these children. I love Collier County. Its a solid, very family-oriented and giving community. I try to wake up every day with a smile. Im a happy person, and I strive to make other peoples day happy, too.


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Walk inside her Marissa Collections on Third Street South and the pages of Vogue, Town & Country and other major fashion magazines suddenly leap to life. The always poised and polished owner and founder (along with husband Burt) seems forever in juggling mode jet setting around the world, attending fashion shows and discovering new designers and jewelry all for the sake of giving Naples the best single source for haute couture, even jeans, T-shirts and makeup. Mrs. Hartingtons keen fashion sense makes Marissa Collections a favorite for Naples power women and a fashionable first stop for those in search of an outfit that rivals New York City or Paris. Her secret is most likely that eye of an artist very few of us possess. It helps, too, that she counts people like Mr. Kors, Mr. Valentino and Oscar de la Renta among her fashion-forward friends. Marissa Collections has sold Mr. Kors designs for 26 years, making her the design houses longest-running independent retailer. Testimonials on the boutiques web site read like a whos who in the fashion world. Marissa brought to Naples the very best of fashion, scribes shoe maven Manolo Blahnik. She has one of the keenest eyes in the business. She tweaks each collection in her own special European way. Says Roberto Cavalli: Marissa with her exquisite taste and expert fashion eye always selects the best items in my collection. She knows her clients and delivers outstanding customer service. I wish we had Marissa in Italy. Rumor has it or so said a 2006 New York Times article that Mrs. i marissa HARTINGTON POWER WOMEN N O M E N O M E N 2010 W OME WOME IN COLLIERHartington started the business in 1975 with $500, a small storefront and a handful of individual clients. 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The love fest began about 10 years ago. While on an extended visit to Naples, Ms. Kain accepted a position with Childcare of Southwest Florida. It fit her background perfectly: She holds a bachelors of science in special education and elementary education and a masters degree in guidance and psychology. Her first assignment was to help improve the quality of the program at Fun Time Early Childhood Academy. After a year, the preschool was stable and Ms. Kain returned to the headquarters office of Childcare of Southwest Florida. But Fun Time and its mission of providing safe, affordable, quality childcare and early education for the children of low-income working families remained in her heart. In 2006, it was a leap of faith and the joy of my life to return to Fun womanof franny KAIN Manolo Blahnik Dr. Xiu Qiong Cen A.P. O.M.D (China)Licensed Acupuncture Physician Over 25 years experience in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. 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PAGE 36 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB8 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Time as executive director, she says. The preschools dilapidated, double-wide trailer had been devastated by Hurricane Wilma. Under her leadership, Fun Time remained open and funding was secured for a new home. Today, the academy occupies a state-of-the art facility just around the corner from the original site, enrolls 82 preschoolers ages 2-5 and is nationally accredited. In 2011, Fun Time Early Childhood Academy will celebrate 50 years in Naples. The goal for the next 50 years is to better serve more families, and thats where Ms. Kains vision comes to the forefront. We cannot grow any more on this property, she says. But there is a small, unused gravel area adjacent to our land, and if we could expand into that small space, we could serve many more families and children. The community needs us to serve more than 82 children. She believes life experiences have given her the maturity and confidence to count on herself and on her ability to find and coordinate others for a team effort. Her philosophy is that no one person can do it all, but together a team can succeed. Its a wonderful lesson to impart to everyone, but especially the children, lucky enough to be in her midst. Rhona Saunders 5 POWER WOMEN N OME N O M E N 2010 W OME WOM E IN COLLIER Fun Time is truly what I am about; it is the joy of my life.As a circuit court judge, Elizabeth Krier has presided over some heart-wrenching cases involving children and families.Shes witnessed the worst of people, yes, but shes also seen loving parents reunited with their children, and foster parents willing to accept the lifelong commitment of raising an adopted child. Shes nearly three years into her elected six-year term as Collier Countys 20th Judicial Circuit judge, and for the past year has been the decisionmaker for dependency court cases involving the safety of children, probate, guardianship, truancy, mental health and non-criminal domestic violence. Its a role the jurist rotated into after serving the first 18 months of her term in criminal court. She describes her court as a very hopeful court because of its ability to steer parents to services and programs that will help them become better people, better parents. Ive seen success stories, people changing their lives, and that makes me happy, she says. Even when we have to remove children from the family, theyre adopted into loving families I always tell parents who are giving consent to have their children adopted that they have a choice, that its not about being a bad parent. This is about the choice youve made for the best of your child. This niche suits Judge Krier well. As an attorney in private practice, she was boardcertified in marital and family law and heard similar cases as a circuit magistrate the two years before her election. A native of Chicago and a practicing attorney for 21 years, she relocated in 1985 to Naples, which had just 10 other female attorneys at the time. She says law was always a career path she seemed destined to follow. I think I knew in fourth grade, she says. One of my friends was unfairly accused of something. I felt I wanted to make things fair for people. Ive always been concerned about helping people, and Ive always been inspired by public service and making a contribution. Law, she says, is the fundamental glue that holds us all together. It defines us in terms of Americans. Without this system there would be chaos. The system is not perfect, she allows, but it does work. Judge Krier says shed be happy to ride out her legal career on the dependency bench. Appellate work would be interesting, but personally I want to be more connected to helping people, she says. She also recognizes that dependency court needs to have a consistency. Some of these cases take one to two years to resolve. As long as Im allowed to stay here, I will. As part of that hopeful court philosophy, Judge Krier is involved in judicial committees exploring additional services and programs to benefit children and families. I like being part of these innovations, she says. Judge Krier is married to a fellow attorney; they have four children among them. Families are the basic molecules of society, she believes. And if we dont strengthen that, everything falls apart. Nanci TheoretIn her role as The New Millenniums Dear Abby, April Masini has seen it or, more accurately read it all. Ms. Masini is the queen of online dating and relationship advice, and she says the variety of people seeking her thoughts on romantic bliss and dating etiquette truly is startling. I get 13-year-olds writing to me at three in the morning, says Ms. Masini, and then I get people in their 70s and older asking for advice about dating and relationships. I have to think Viagra has a lot to do with the number of older people who are writing me. She came to the advice game almost by default, after initially making her mark as a model, actress and producer of projects for television and the big screen. She counts the iconic Baywatch television series as one of her many successful ventures. While living in Los Angeles, Ms. Masini taught a course at the Learning Annex there that dealt with dating. She thought little of it until some of the attendees encouraged her to set down her musings in book form. Since she had experience as a scriptwriter, Ms. Masini was not daunted by the idea. The result has been four best-selling books with titles like Date Out of Your League and Think & Date Like A Man. Buoyed by her success as an author, Ms. Masini branched out into the column-writing field. Its been like a runaway train, she concedes. In four years there have been four books and 1,800 columns. With people living longer and with the high divorce rate, more people than ever are dating, she says. The market for advice in that area is only growing. Ms. Masini spent most of her time working in California and Hawaii, but moved to Naples four years ago to be near her mother, who lived on Marco Island and was battling ovarian cancer. Ms. Masinis mother died two months ago. Honestly, I never would have considered living in Naples had it not been for my mother being down in this area, she says. Shes unsure if she will remain in Naples, and shes not even certain she will continue to concentrate on doling out dating advice on www.askapril. com. Im looking for a new challenge, she says. I dont know what that might involve or where it might take me. God works in strange ways, you know. Bill Cornwell JoAnne Kuehner, founder and president of the board of the Naples-based nonprofit organization Hope for Haiti, is a compassionate, committed humanitarian. Krierhas u m s elizabeth KRIER april MASINI Families are the basic molecules of society,and if we dont strengthen that, everything falls apart. Im looking for a new challenge, I dont know what that might involve or where it might take me. God works in strange ways, you know. jo anne KUEHNERFor two decades, she has lovingly and unselfishly dedicated herself to improving the quality of life for the poorest of the poor. Twenty-one years ago, when she and her husband were searching for a warmer climate for health reasons, they found Naples and instantly knew this was the place for them. Were not a glitzy kind of couple, she explains, and Naples is the closest Ive come to fairyland. Around the same time, as a member of the board of AmeriCares, Mrs. Kuehner traveled to Haiti on an emergency airlift mission. Although she was an experienced world traveler, the unimaginable poverty she witnessed in Haiti impacted her deeply. It became her passion to help improve the quality of life for the people of Haiti, and particularly the children, through education, nutrition and health care. And so, Hope for Haiti was born. Today, Hope for Haiti helps to educate more than 10,000 children in 40 schools, provides $30 million worth of medication and medical supplies to more than 40 facilities annually, and assists the United Nations and others in hurricane and earthquake relief efforts. The humanitarian programs, schools and clinics are overflowing, local Haitians are being hired, and there is hope for the future. Promise, commitment and purpose have always defined Mrs. Kuehners life. She has taken vows as a Dame of Malta, a lay religious order of the Catholic Church whose goal is to assist the downtrodden of the world, without distinction of race or religion. My focus is on the poor and the sick, she says. Its a very important part of my life and the way I structure my life. Family is also a priority. She has been married to Carl for 48 years and fondly describes the relationship as the odd couple. They have four children and 10 grandchildren; the oldest granddaughter, Tiffany, is also involved in Hope for Haiti and recently took her marriage vows on a raft floating on a small lake at the Kuehners vacation home in the Poconos. Friends and family describe Mrs. Kuehner as a woman of promise, commitment and purpose, and as a dedicated, creative and passionate leader. Im my own person, she says, and Im living the life I believe. Rhona Saunders My focus is on the poor and the sick, its a very important part of my life and the way I structure my life.


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PAGE 38 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB10 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 became managing director of Gibraltar Trust in Naples, where both assets and client relationships grew significantly under her watch. She also dedicated herself to community activities, including service on the Lee Memorial Hospital Foundation Board, with special interest in the campaign to build a new childrens hospital, and on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Collier County. Pulling people together around a cause proved such an important source of satisfaction that she recently shared with a friend her desire to work in the not-for-profit sector. Perhaps it was kismet that just days later, she learned of an available position at the Community Foundation. Her financial prowess and community outreach capabilities proved a compelling combination, and she started in her new position on Oct. 1. A competitive swimmer, synchronized swimmer and water skier, Ms. Murphy recently has taken up tennis. She is married to Paul Skapura, who in retirement found new energy in working with speakers in the Lifelong Learning program at the Phil. This remarkable woman, who has been said to have no off button, looks forward to marrying her business and nonprofit roles, and doing something truly important for the community. That seems a fitting goal for a woman who already has achieved so much. Melanie Carol POWER WOMEN N OME N O M E N 2010 W OME WOM E IN COLLIERMayela Rosales is proud to say she is living the American Dream. Born and raised in Venezuela, Ms. Rosales and her husband Orlando moved to Naples in 1996.While he immediately began work as a computer engineer, Ms. Rosales went to school, learned English and raised their sons (Gabriel, now 11, and Daniel, 8). She holds masters and bachelors degrees from the University of Zulia in Venezuela, and had been associate creative director for Target DDBY Needham Worldwide Advertising in her native country. So it wasnt long before her creative juices began flowing here and she found a niche to fill: She created and hosted the areas first Hispanic television show, DLatinos, which initially aired on Comcast. She and her husband formed Media Vista Corp., added a magazine and website under the same brand and acquired a broadcast station. She is now executive vice president of both Media Vista and Azteca America of Southwest Florida. But, her life isnt just about the work. I wanted to be involved in the community, she explains. And I feel very proud that, from day one, community leaders and organizations have opened the door for me personally and for my company. They understood the importance of the diversity in our community and the growth of the Hispanic market, which had been underserved. As the community embraced DLatinos, Ms. Rosales embraced it back. She serves on many boards, including the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce (for which she chairs the Council of Hispanic Professionals), the Economic Development Council of Collier County, Fifth Third Bank and the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples. Previous board service has included Catholic Charities and the Naples Press Club. Her success has also brought her many awards, including Most Powerful Woman in Southwest Florida in 2009 from the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce, and one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in the U.S. in 2009 from Congressman Mario Diaz Balart. And she has had her own day, April 1, in Cape Coral since 2005. When youre in the media and youre a minority and part of a culture, you need to be part of the system, she explains of her wide-ranging involvement. I feel the responsibility that I can be the channel of communication between these organizations and my community that I serve. Robin DeMattiaEva Sugden Gomez, a member of the generous Sudgen family, is a focused, determined, caring person with a mission of her own.I care about people and what is going on in our world, she explains, and that is what her life has been all about since she moved to Collier County 15 years ago. Her parents, Herb and Margaret Sugden, were here and, as Ms. Gomez says, Whats not to love about Naples? She does her part to make this a better world, and her generous gifts reflect her beliefs. She recently donated $2 million to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida to help establish the Sugden Gomez Environmental Planning Center. I am absolutely on the green team and am committed to saving our wildlife and our planet for our children and grandchildren for generations to come, says the mother of five, proud grandmother of five and very proud great-grandmother of 2 (one is on the way). Her latest contribution to the environment is her purchase of a Tesla Roadster, an electric car. I love it, she says. I plug it in, there are no emissions, and I help create a nice, clean environment. Perhaps one of the most intriguing and defining aspects of Ms. Gomez life is her passion for ballroom dancing. She has mastered 14 different dances and competes nationally and internationally; she won silver in her most recent competition. For her, ballroom dancing is a hobby as well as exercise and fun, and it all began with a Welcome Wagon gift certificate from Arthur Murray Dance Studio when she moved to Naples. Now, she shares her love of dancing with Collier County kids. She supports the World Dance Arts Foundation, which encourages young people to learn and enjoy ballroom dancing and which is based in Naples at her request. Locally, Ms. Gomez has helped Cypress Palm and Immokalee middle schools become Schools that Rock. Other community organizations that have benefitted from Ms. Gomez generosity with her time, talents and financial resources include the Education Foundation of Collier County, the Guadeloupe Center, the American Red Cross, The Naples Players and the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. We all can make a little difference in the world, she believes. Being a good human being with a smile on your face means something. Rhona SaundersIts no coincidence that Third Street South, where Old Naples was born, is still a local treasure. A fair share of the credit goes to Joan Fleischmann Tobin.Ms. Tobin came to her exquisite sense of style and sophistication honestly. Her parents, Julius (Junkie) and Dorette Fleischmann, were worldwide entrepreneurs and philanthropists who locally created not only Third For Adria Starkey, life is all about learning, and so she is a continuous student. Formal education, such as her degree from the University of Florida; professional training, from institutions such as Wachovia; or everyday observation, in business, community and travel all have contributed to an attitude and experience that breeds success. Born to a proud and entrepreneurial Italian-American family, Ms. Starkey attributes her drive to her father, her dynamism to her mother and her devotion to family and community to both. This powerful combination of traits has allowed her to accomplish her ambitious goals. Before settling on a banking career, she sold lab equipment and supervised surveillance procedures for a nuclear power plant. Eventually, however, her interest and training in finance and marketing led to Southeast Bank in Miami for a year-long training program she considers equivalent to a masters degree. eislivingthe thegenerous eet mayela ROSALES eva sugden GOMEZ joan fleischmann TOBIN adria STARKEY I care about people and what is going on in our world. Her power is the kind that comes from within, fueled by personal growth and development and resulting in making good choices. Then, 23 years ago, she transferred to Naples with Northern Trust and, after a stint in redevelopment of Fifth Avenue, to First Union to establish a wealth management division. She later became regional president and supervised the Wachovia merger and the SouthTrust acquisition. After merging families with Jerry Starkey and a four-year hiatus, she found another opportunity to partner with Dick Botthof, who as president of First Union had hired her there. Helping to found The Naples Trust Company, she discovered the intellectual capital, entrepreneurial spirit and unerring integrity that are the cornerstones of its parent company, The Sanibel Trust Company. Ms. Starkeys life has been distinguished not only by business success and family commitment, but also by community service. She loves Naples and is determined to help retain its character and appeal. She remembers a luncheon with philanthropist Lavern Gaynor that resulted in the launch of Girls Inc. (now the Boys and Girls Club) in Naples. Today, however, her passion is for the Shelter for Abused Women & Children, for which she serves as board chair, and for the Naples Children and Education Foundation, for which her husband is a board member and she has served on the grant committee. Even her work is directed to social needs; for example, she has created the WOW program, which empowers women to be more informed, confident and prepared to handle their financial future independently and dynamically. Her power is the kind that comes from within, fueled by personal growth and development and resulting in making good choices. It also is the kind of power to which others are attracted. It is a winning formula for extraordinary achievement. Melanie Carol When youre in the media and youre a minority and part of a culture, you need to be part of the system.

PAGE 40 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB12 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Street South, but also Caribbean Gardens (now The Naples Zoo), an eco-tourist destination before the term was invented. Nurturing her parents vision, Ms. Tobin has preserved many of the original structures on Third Street South and enhanced them with courtyards, statues, fountains and lush landscaping that invite visitors to linger and wander among the carefully chosen boutiques, galleries and world-class restaurants that make the area notable on a national scale. Although her father is her major influence, she is far more than her fathers daughter. She has been a venture capitalist, venture funder, political staff person (for Nelson Rockefeller, among others), magazine owner (The Washington Woman) and commercial real estate developer and owner. And her community work is even more remarkable. A political activist, she was involved in the National Womens Political Caucus and was a founder of the National Womens TalentBank through which highly qualified women were given top-level jobs in Federal Cabinet departments. She also was a founder of The Committee of 200, a national womens business organization. Her current commitment is to the next phase of womens issues: the global movement for the human rights and the economic and political empowerment of women as a path to stability in lesser developed countries. Specifically, Ms. Tobin supports the work of Somaly Mam, an extraordinary woman who escaped a brutal life in brothels, returned to rescue others and is now a global leader in the fight against human trafficking. Ms. Tobin, who attended Vassar College and graduated from the University of Cincinnati, has been married for 38 years to attorney and entrepreneur Maurice Tobin, whose community service has included environmental issues and the rescue from demolition of the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. Splitting their time among residences in Washington, East Hampton, Aspen and Naples, they have two New York-based children, a daughter who is the development director for the Somaly Mam Foundation, and a son who is a stockbroker with a boutique Wall Street firm. How does this Power Woman define power? As the ability to influence events and/or points of view hopefully in a balanced way. By this definition, she is a powerful woman indeed. Melanie Carol To say that Sharon Treiser is an active community volunteer is an understatement.Take a breath, and here we go: She serves on the board of the Naples Art Association, the advisory board for the Salvation Army of Collier County (she has chaired the Red Kettle Campaign for two years), the Planned Giving Council for NCH Healthcare System and the Planned Advisory Committee for the Community Foundation of Collier County. She served four years on the Education Foundation of Collier County board of directors, including one year as chair, and this year will be her third as chair of the NCH Hospital Ball. She chaired the Princess Diana: Legacy of Giving gala for the art association this pat spring, and she has chaired the Humane Society Naples Pet Lovers Ball for two years. Ms. Treiser also won the Literacy Volunteers of Collier County Dancing with the Stars event, though one wonders when she had time to rehearse. Not surprisingly, she was honored in 2009 by the Community Foundation of Collier Countys Women of Initiative program. Whew! My parents would always say Many hands make light work and If not now, then when? Ms. Treiser recalls. They taught me that its important to give back and to help make the world a better place. Professionally, Ms. Treiser serves as vice president and senior relationship manager with PNC Wealth Management in the Naples office. She has more than 20 years of financial services industry experience, most recently with BNY Mellon Wealth Management. One of my passions is helping empower women, through knowledge, including financial knowledge, she says. It does not matter how wealthy a woman is. If she does not understand the power and fragility of her financial holdings, then she will not be comfortable or confident in her ability to take care of her family and community. Born in Princeton, N.J., and raised in Akron, Ohio, from the age of 4, Ms. Treiser earned her bachelors degree and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. She has two sons, Michael and Sean, and husband David Leigh. Robin DeMattia a c t i v e sharon TREISER How does this Power Woman define power? As the ability to influence events and/or points of view hopefully in a balanced way. One of my passions is helping empower women, through knowledge, including financial knowledge. the FGCU WOMENS VOLLEYBALL TEAMIf youve ever played volleyball, then you know: Its a game made for beaches, afternoons in the park, and easy-going fun followed by a picnic afterward a mildly active entertainment taken up by the youthful leisure class, right?Wrong. At the college level, where FGCUs 17-member womens team is known across the league as an NQ Squad (Never-Quitters), players are roughly as familiar with leisure as mountain climbers are with flatlands. Which makes every one of these young ladies a power woman. We really complement each other this is a fun, enthusiastic, hardworking environment, explains Keishla Negron, a 5-foot 8-inch junior (considered small) from Puerto Rico majoring in environmental studies. Thats what the girls bring to the team. Dedication. Coach Dave Nichols, a 33-year veteran of the coaching ranks, puts it this way: They learn a sense of humor about life. A sense of humor beginning as early as 6 a.m., with a rigorous weight regimen or some other workout that serves up three hours, on average, of practice before lights out in the evening. The biggest difference these girls have from the general population is this: Theyve been forced to acquire some poise and toughness through years of sport, Coach Nichols explains. Getting up early, facing pressure situations, working with coaches they dont necessarily like, dealing with failure its all being part of a team, a community. Its unique to the athletic experience, and a lot of women dont get that. Of course, volleyball isnt the only arena where they exercise their poise and toughness. The team grade point average is roughly 3.2, and all of them engage in other activities. Ms. Negron, for example, maintains a G.P.A. of 3.75. She serves in student government, sits on the Environmental Initiatives Committee, the Tree Care Advisory Committee, the Environmental Association of FGCU, and she does nonprofit work with the Sierra Club. I dont know if this girl ever sleeps, remarks Coach Nichols. And shes only one of 17. Emma Racila, a 6-foot 1-inch senior from Fort Myers, made the USA National Deaf Team this year, says Coach Nichols. Senior Jacqueline Cowden, a 6-foot 2-inch California girl, volunteers at nursing homes and runs to practice. Every one of them has a story and a record as strong and singular as a railroad spike or a volleyball spike. That fact isnt lost on those who seek talent. When CEOs come on recruiting trips, their number one population is female athletes, notes Coach Nichols. And for good reason. Volleyball has helped me build my team skills, explains Ms. Negron. What I want to pursue, environmental law, involves knowing and working with people who have different ways of thinking and working. Cultural backgrounds are a big influence. So is the FGCU womens volleyball team. Roger Williams t t t t t t t t t t I k n o POWER I WOMEN N O M E N O M E N 2010 WOME WOME IN COLLIER We really complement each other this is a fun, enthusiastic, hardworking environment. LAUREN STILLWELL BERNALDO HARRIET HEITHAUS BRENDA OCONNOR JANE BILLINGS PATTY HORNBECK KATHLEEN PASSIDOMO WILMA BOYD NANCY PAYTON MYRA DANIELS NANCY LASCHEID URSULA PFAHL CONNIE DILLON SUSAN MCMANUS DOLLY ROBERTS DONNA FIALA TAMMIE NEMECEK JEANNE SEEWALD DOTTIE GERRITY KATIE SPROUL PENNY TAYLOR ELLIN GOETZ LINDA OBERHAUS NAPLES HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM 2009 LAST YEARS POWER WOMEN


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 BUSINESS B13 NETWORKING 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@ RULE / COURTESY PHOTOS1. Sen. Garrett Richter and Al Zichella 2. Allen and Marla Weiss Health Sciences Hall rendering 3. Randall Parrish Jr. and James Martin 4. Jeff and Liz Allbriten, Marla and Dr. Allen Weiss 5. Kristen Zimmerman, Helena Thom and Brett BohrGroundbreaking celebration at Edison State College-Collier Campus Specialists in Urology grand opening of Fort Myers office1. Lisa Long, Dr. Alan Tannenbaum, Sara Geist and Dave Courson 2. Kristina Jay, Susie Mehas and Jason MItchell 3. Dr. Michael DAngelo, Adriana Lozada and Carlos Zapat 4. Jim and Liz Graham 5. Dr. Carolyn Langford, Susie Mehas, Dr. David Harris and Kathy SwankCORI HIGGINS / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 4 2 3 5 1 2 3 4 5


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REAL ESTATEA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY B15SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Our Portfolio of Southwest Floridas Rental PropertiesRENTNAPLES.COMA Rb Bonita Bay/Esperia ........................$2500 Bonita Bay/House ................. from $2300 Shadow Wood Preserve .................$1275 Brooks/Sunset Stream ...................$1250 Stoneybrook/Pinecrest ...................$1000 Furnished Annuals from $1200BONITA SPRINGS & Bay Colony/Trieste ....................$6200 Grand Preserve/Dunes ..............$4500 Monaco Beach Club ...................$4000 Park Shore Beach/Vistas ..........$2200 Pelican Marsh/Mont Claire ......$2000 Old Naples/Pierre Club .............$1800 Kensington/Westchester ...........$1800 Pelican Marsh/Clermont ...........$1800 Autumn Woods/Cedar Ridge ....$1500 Pelican Bay/St. Simone .............$1350 Tarpon Cove/Barbados ..............$1300 Tiburon/Ventanas ......................$1300 Park Shore/Hidden Cove ..........$1250 Stonebridge/Carrington ............$1250 Park Shore/Swan Lake .............$1200 High Point/Catalina ..................$1000 Furnished Annuals from $1200UNFURNISHED CONDOMINIUMS Grey Oaks ................................$13000 Park Shore .................................$7000 Port Royal ..................................$6700 Vanderbilt ..................................$5500 Royal Harbor .............................$4500 Coquina Sands ..........................$4500 Firano ........................................$3900 Pelican Marsh/Island Cove .......$2500 River Reach Estates ..................$2400UNFURNISHED HOUSES 239.262.4242 800.749.7368RENTAL Two-story eleganceThe Tiena model in Firano at Naples is a gracious design with three bedrooms plus a study and four full baths. The twostory home encompasses 3,024 square feet of air-conditioned living space and 3,940 total square feet. With more than $400,000 in upgrades and furnishings by Design Group West, the model is offered at $739,995. The Tienas covered entryway includes a cobblestone terrace that leads the way to a leaded glass door with flanking glass panels and an arched transom. A private courtyard off the living and dining rooms provides an intimate outdoor seating area complete with a copper fire pit. The heart of the home is the expansive family room and kitchen, which share a view of the pool area and lake beyond. On the second floor, the master suite is a spacious getaway with French doors leading to a private balcony. Two guest bedrooms share access to an upstairs bath with twin vanities and a tub/shower combination. A loft and laundry room complete the second floor. Firano at Naples is a Toll Brothers community encompassing 40 acres off Davis Boulevard. When complete, it will have 112 homes and a clubhouse with a community room, catering kitchen, fitness center and media center. There is also a community pool with sunning decks, a spa and a childrens playground. For more information, call 596-5966 or visit Toll Brothers Tiena in Firano at Naples a gracious design COURTESY PHOTOSA two-story covered entryway welcomes all who visit the Tiena model in Firano at Naples. The master bedroom in the Tieina Billie Jans and Douglas Davlin have joined Jeffrey DeAngelis as the Premier Properties sales team for The High-Rises at Bonita Bay. They specialize in the sale of new residences at Tavira and Esperia, two towers that overlook Estero Bay, Bonita Beach and the Gulf of Mexico from the 2,400-acre Bonita Bay community. Mr. DeAngelis has more than two decades of Southwest Florida real estate experience and joined Premier Properties in 2008. A graduate of West Virginia University in Morgantown, he was recognized as a top producer at Tiburon and Gateway. Ms. Jans joined Premier Properties in 2002, after launching her career with Prudential Florida Realty and spending five years on the Bonita Bay residential sales team. She holds the designation as a CertifiedJANS DAVLIN DEANGELIS REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS SEE NEWSMAKERS, B18


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 RE WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Oral representations cannot be relied upon as correctly stating representations of the developer. For correct representations, make reference to this brochure and to the documents required by section 718.503, Florida statutes, to be furnished by a developer to a buyer or lessee. Not an offer where prohibited by state statutes. RESIDENCE FEATURES Spectacular water views from every residence 9 foot ceiling height minimum, with 10 feet in Penthouse units and Lanai oors Impact-resistant oor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors Expansive private terraces with glass railings for exceptional unobstructed views Deluxe appliance pack.age from GE Monogram (oven, dishwasher and refrigerator) and Bosch (cooktop and microwave), in stainless steel nish Spacious eat-in kitchens with italian cabinetry, granite countertops and bar pass through to dining room framing the waterview Master bath with elegant Kohler xtures, his and hers undermount porcelain sinksSATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20Starting at 10AMOasis Fort Myers Condo 3000 Oasis Grand Blvd, Fort Myers, Florida 33916 Sales Center Open DailyInternet & Telephone Bidding Available 3% Commission to Participating Brokers239.494.8779 OasisCondoAuction.comLamar Fisher / AU93;AB106 Subject to all Terms of Sale Sales & Marketing by ON THE WATER FORT MYERS, FL 125 NEW LUXURY RESORT WATERFRONT CONDOS 40 TO BE SOLD ABSOLUTE TO THE HIGHEST BIDDERS REGARDLESS OF PRICENo Minimums/No Reserves Buy One or More NEVER BEFORE, NEVER AGAIN OPPORTUNITY J Cbt 287-6732Nnb Of Tn Prfr Br Cr 370-8687 239-596-2520 STOP BY TO VIEW THESE AND OTHER PROPERTIES ISLANDWALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION VILLAGE WALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION4BR, 3BA, plus Den. Rarely available Exceptional oor plan offers newer appliances, tile in living areas, private pool with lake views. $485,000 Extra clean Oakmont with real wood oors, full hurricane protection "turn key" package available. $359,000 3BR,2.5BA, plus Den. Home received a complete renovation, freshly painted interior, New 20"Porcelain tile, New carpet in bedrooms, granite, New A/C, electric hurricane shutters and more! Ready to move right in. $358,900. The Lowest Priced Oakmont in Village Walkneed to sell quickly. Tropical retreat complete with Koi pond. Asking $335,000 Extended Capri with screened patio. Original owner, very clean, near all amenities. $259,000 Capri with wide water views. Clean, light and bright, ready for quick closing enjoy it this season! $249,000 When only the Finest will do! 4BR,3.5BA Unparalleled craftsmanship throughout the entire home, gourmet kitchen with top of the line appliances, designer nishes, private pool with lake view and more! $599,000 Causal Elegance 4BR,3.5BA, features both formal living and dinning, replace, custom moldings, and pool w/lake views! Pristine Condition. Furnishings Included! $499,000Island Walk Village Walk Resort Style Living Established Communities Club House Fitness Center Restaurant and More! Capri 2 BR, 2 BA 2 Car garage. Just prefect for a full time residence or occasional vacation home w/spacious oor plan and pool. Furnishing package available. $249,900 SHORT SALE Great buy! Capri 2 BR,2 BA, 2 Car garage. Upgraded with tie though out entire home, large screen lanai with lake views and more! Make Offer $205,000 You can live on the golf course without paying the green! Club home Villa with golf and lake views offers 2 BR, 2BA plus den 1 car garage. $162,500 Heritage Greens REDUCED Residential Specialist. Mr. Davlin has three decades of experience and is a Graduate, Realtor Institute; a Certified Residential Specialist; and a graduate of Florida Atlantic University in business administration. He is a member of the Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors. All three hold memberships in the Naples Area Board of Realtors. Terrilyn VanGorder of SouthBay Realty has earned the Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource certification from the National Association of Realtors. The designation signifies the expertise to help both buyers and sellers navigate the complicated transactions involved in short sales and foreclosures. The certification program includes training on how to qualify sellers for short sales, negotiate with lenders, protect buyers and limit risk. Stan Winters has been named Toll Brothers Sales Manager of the Month for September. Mr. Winters is a sales manager at The Reserve at Estero, a Toll Brothers community of single-family homes on Estero Parkway in Estero. He began his career in real estate sales in 2001 and has worked in new home sales for eight years. He joined Toll Brothers in February 2007. He is a member of the National Association of Realtors and the Florida Association of Realtors. He has earned the CSP certification and Graduate, Real Estate Institute designation. Prior to entering the real estate field, he worked in sales in the construction industry for 15 years. Originally from Orlando, he attended the University of Central Florida. Realty Direct Naples has grown by 75 agents in the first eight months since opening for business. Franchise owner Adrian Petrila attributes the offices success to the agent-focused culture in which associates are in business for themselves but not by themselves. The office offers technology support to all associates, from managing contracts and files digitally to social media services and mobile property searches. Realty Direct was awarded Top 500 Franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine in 2007 and 2008. Keating Associates has moved into its new, larger office at 850 Fifth Ave. S., Suite C. A grand opening celebration will take place in November. The new office has a contemporary design and provides an interactive experience for clients to search for homes, training space for sales associates and multiple high-definition televisions featuring sales and rental properties. The firm opened its original Fifth Avenue location in March 2006. From page 15COURTESY PHOTOKeating Associates REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS


/SWFLSAVE Discounts available on specic homes as determined by Lennar. See New Home Consultant for more information. Copyright 2010 Lennar Corporation. Lennar and the Lennar logo are registered service marks of Lennar Corporation and/or its subsidiaries. 10/10 80 80 80Palm Beach Blvd.N. River Rd.Buckingham Rd.River Hall Pkwy 75 To 31 31 78 78 78 78Fort Myers Shores Directions: Take I-75 to Exit 141 (FL-80/Palm Beach Blvd). Head east 6 miles. Turn right at River Hall Pkwy.G2 Capri 3 bed/ 2 bath/2 car $194,410 $179,410 G18 Alam 4 bed/3 bath/2 car $234,410 $209,410 G19 Trevi 4 bed/3 bath/2 car $214,410 $189,410 G22 Barcelona 4 bed/2 bath/2 car $199,625 $183,625 0005 Hampton Lakes -Trevi 4 bed/3 bath/2 car $211,705 $181,705 285 Hampton Lakes-Navona 4 bed/3.5 bath/2 car $254,300 $224,300 G004 River Hall-Trevi 4 bed/3 bath/2 car $225,705 $194,705 G47 River Hall Tivoli 4 bed/3 bath/3 car $244,500 $214,705 LOT PLAN BED/BATH/GARAGE WAS: NOW:LOT PLAN BED/BATH/GARAGE WAS: NOW:Moody RiverImmediate-occupancy homes MUST BE sold this weekend!River HallNew move-in-ready homes MUST BE sold. Offers to be considered. Pondella Rd. 80 45 Viscaya PkwyHancock Bridge Pkwy 78 78 41 41 41 75 Directions: Take US-41 over the Caloosahatchee Bridge to Hancock Bridge Parkway and head West. Entrance is on the left.239-652-5580 239-693-1281


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB20 RE WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Jacki StrategosSRES, G.R.I., Richard Residential, LLC $355,000 2nd oor spacious coach home w/3 BR/2BA. Gracious view of golf course/lake. $324,900 Unbelievably renovated unit. 2nd oor, 1-car garage, 2 BR/2 BA. Spacious. 11441 Riggs Rd. Naples5 agricultural acres, cleared, fenced, pond. 3 stall barn***$315,000 8 8 4 4 6 6 Imm ok alee Rd d Rd V a a nderbilt Beach Rd n Da Da vis Bl v v d R a adio Rd a di Livingston Rd n Bon nita Beach Rd n a CO LLIE E R R CO U N TY Y N a ple es e s Spr i ng s Bo ni ta 1 2 3 1 Valencia Golf & Country Club 239.354.0243 2 Horse Creek 239.593.1633 3 IL Regalo 239.593.1633 C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d TOWNHOMES FROM THE $100s* | SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES FROM THE $130s* *Homes and community information, including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities are subject to change and prior sale at any time without notice or obligation. Pictures, photographs, features, colors and sizes are approximate for illustration purposes only and will vary from the homes as built. Complete plans are available for review upon request. Due to D.R. Horton, Inc.s continual housing research and possibility of material shortages, there may be existing or future changes made in the building products, materials, methods, or designs used in our homes which are not reected in our models. Please consult one of our Sales Representatives for the latest community information. CGC059394 H OMEComing2010COME HOME to one of our Southwest Florida communities. D.R. Horton communities are perfect for people of all ages and families of all sizes. Youll love the locations, just minutes to the beaches, shopping, and dining that you came to Florida to enjoy. Stop in and tour a model home and Welcome Home! Visit your new house today!www.OpenHouseSWFL.comThe rst stop to nding your new house!OpenHouse Southwest Florida lists the open houses for any given day in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero. Customize your search by choosing location, living area, price range and more, quickly and easily.We make nding your new home easy!The Of cial Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero REALTORS Website RECENT TRANSACTIONS Boos Development Group Inc. has purchased a 1-acre outparcel in the Shoppes at Hammock C ove, northwest corner of Tamiami Trail and Cardinal Way, for $1,050,000 from the FDIC. Dan OBerski and Matt Fredrickson of CB Richard Ellis, Fort Myers/Naples negotiated the transaction. Edwin Groff has leased 1,330 square feet of retail space at 649 Fifth Ave. S. from Minanis Inc. Patrick Fraley of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Financing LLC has signed a lease agreement with Schilling Properties Inc. for 2,609 square feet of space in the Shilling Professional Building, 1845 San Marco Road, Marco Island. Gary Tasman and Brandon Stoneburner of Commercial Property Southwest Florida negotiated the transaction. Naples Floral LLC has leased 1,500 square feet of retail space at 5411 Airport Pulling Road N. from Ridgeport Limited Partnership. Clint Sherwood of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Norman Love Confections Inc. has leased 1,258s square feet of retail space in Parkshore Centre at 3747 Tamiami Trail N. from Musca Properties LLC. Randal Mercer and Rob Mintz of CB Richard Ellis, Fort Myers/Naples represented the tenant, and Andrew Saluan of AJS Realty Group Inc. represented the landlord. Pulmocair Respiratory Inc. d/b/a HME Partners, has leased 2,293 square feet of industrial space at 1440 Rail Head Blvd., Unit 7, from Rail Head 1440 LLC. Christine McManus of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Southwest Florida Design has leased 1,750 square feet of retail space at 10341-10351 Bonita Beach Road from Quality State Investment LLC. Paige Eber of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. SQ Advisors LLC has leased 2,400 square feet of office space at Charleston Square, 1400 Gulf Shore Blvd., #178, from Charleston Square of Naples. David Stevens of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Youngs Gourmet Foods LLC d/b/a Paradise Seafood & Gourmet Market, has leased 1,500 square feet of retail space in Pelican Plaza, at 701-721 Bald Eagle Drive, Unit 721, Marco Island, from 102 Development Company LLC and RAR-1 LLC. Bill Young of CB Richard Ellis, Fort Myers/ Naples negotiated the transaction.


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 RE B21 Built in 2007. 6,350 sq ft. 9,400 total. Bay views. $5,500,000 in the Moorings 7,668 sq ft. 5bed/6bath, furnished model. Lakeview. $4,995,000 at Mediterra 5,807 sq ft. furnished model with long lake/golf views. $3,495,000 at Mediterra Bank Owned. 5,734 sq ft. Built in 2008. Bay views. $3,300,000 at Park Shore 3,049 sq ft. furnished villa decorated by Collins & Dupont. Golf course views. $1,998,500 at Mediterra Built in 2007. 3,925 living sq ft. Private lakeviews. $1,995,500 at Mediterra 2,876 sq ft. Offered furnished. Private preserve views. $689,000 at Mediterra 1st oor 3bed+den/3bath. Wood oors. Lake/golf views. $549,000 at Mediterra 239-273-1376 David William Auston, PA Amerivest Realty Build your custom Mediterra home on one of the few remaining lots. From $398,000 at Mediterra SOLD Open Sun. 1-4 SUZIE LEATHERBURY Mortgage Loan Originator MAKING MORTGAGES EASIER EVERY DAY. SUZIE LEATHERBURY Mortgage Loan Originator 239.293.2207 Cell The Robb & Stucky showrooms in Naples and Bonita Springs present free design seminars led by industry experts and Robb & Stucky designers and consultants. Heres whats coming up: In Naples, at 2777 Tamiami Trail N.: 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21: The Art of Tile Robb & Stuckys Meghan Garrett-Ruffino displays and discusses tiles from around the world and shows how tile art can be incorporated into your home. 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 28: The Caracole Collection Robb & Stuckys Bob Jones and Caracole representative Johnathan Graubart will discuss Caracole signature furnishings and accessories. Reservations are requested. Call 2613969 or visit In Bonita Springs, at 3181 N. Bay Village Court: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19: Furniture Must Haves Robb & Stuckys Cherie Baer discusses the requisite furniture pieces to create a strong foundation in any room. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26: Creative Design With Your Treasured Items Robb & Stuckys Ellen Barron will help you determine what to restore, repaint, recover or relinquish. Reservations are requested. Call 9493001 or visit Robb & Stucky has designs on seminars


41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Blvd. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Florida Weeklys Open HousesCall 239.325.1960 to be included in Florida Weeklys Open Houses. 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 21Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked21 PELICAN BAY CHATEAUMERE ROYALE 6000 Pelican Bay Blvd. #PH2 $1,299,000 Premier Properties Larry/ Mary Catherine White 287-2818 22 ESTUARY at GREY OAKS 1485 Anhinga Pointe From $1,499,000 Premier Properties Call 239-261-3148 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun. 12-5 23 FIDDLERS CREEK MAHOGANY BEND 3848 Mahogany Bend Drive $1,500,000 Premier Properties Michelle L. Thomas 860-7176 24 PELICAN MARSH GRAND ISLE 1020 Grand Isle Drive $1,599,000 Premier Properties Jeri Richey 269-2203 25 OLD NAPLES 663 11th Avenue South $1,795,000 Premier Properties Virginia/Randy Wilson 450-9091 26 MEDITERRA 14866 Bellezza Lane $1,998,500 Amerivest Realty David Williams Auston, PA Call 239-273-1367>$2,000,00027 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive From $2,500,000 Premier Properties Call 239514-5050 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 28 BONITA BAY ESTANCIA 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #PH-102 $2,595,000 Premier Properties Carol Johnson 564-1282 29 AQUALANE SHORES 221 Aqua Court $2,995,000 Premier Properties Michael Lawler 571-3939 >$3,000,00030 MOORINGS 3139 Leeward Lane $3,490,000 Premier Properties Dave/Ann Renner 7 84-5552 >$4,000,00031 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1280 Osprey Trail $4,995,000 Premier Properties Call 239-261-3148 >$5,000,00032 PORT ROYAL 777 Kings Town Drive $5,950,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Peter G. Reppucci 595-6500 33 PORT ROYAL 2550 Lantern Lane $5,950,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals William O. Farrington 572-1518>$8,000,00034 PORT ROYAL 3243 Gin Lane $8,900,000 Premier Properties Scott Pearson (612) 282-3000>$10,000,000 35 PORT ROYAL 1176 Spyglass Lane $10,995,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Thomas L. Campbell, Jr 860-4923 36 PORT ROYAL 1060 Nelsons Walk $12,990,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Richard G. Prebish, II 357-6628>$300,0001 VILLAGE WALK 3250 Village Walk Circle Ste #101 $300,000-$400,000 Illustrated Properties Real Estate Inc. Call 239596-2520 Mon. Fri. 11-4 and Sat. Sun. 11-4 2 PELICAN BAY AVALON 8410 Excalibur Circle #A5 Premier Properties of Southwest Florida, Inc. $369,000 Richard/Susie Culp 290-2200>$400,0003 THE STRADA AT MERCATO Located just North of Vanderbilt Beach Rd on US 41 From $400s Premier Properties Call 239594-9400 Mon. Sat. 10-8 and Sun. 12-8 4 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1602 From the Mid $400s. Premier Properties Tom Gasbarro 404-4883 Mon. Fri. 10-4 and Sat. Sun. 1-4 5 BONITA BAY OAKWOOD 27187 Oakwood Lake Drive #202 $409,000 Premier Properties Cathy Lieberman/Cindy Reiff 7772441 6 PARK SHORE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #1403 $485,000 Premier Properties Ed Cox/Jeff Cox 860-8806 7 BONITA BAY THE HAMPTONS 26891 Wyndhurst Court #101 $499,000 Premier Properties Gary L. Jaarda/Jeff Jaarda 248-7474>$500,0008 BONITA BAY ESPERIA and TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive New construction from the mid $500s. Premier Properties Call 239.495.1105 M-Sat:10-5 and Sun. 12-5 9 PELICAN LANDING LONGLAKE 3481 Muscadine Lane $539,000 Premier Properties Pam Umscheid 691-3541 NEW LISTING 10 PELICAN MARSH ISLAND COVE 2271 Island Cove Circle $599,000 Premier Properties Judy Perry/Linda Perry 261-6161 >$600,00011 MOORINGS ROYAL PALM CLUB 2121 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #206 $635,000 Premier Properties Steve Smiley 298-4327 >$800,00012 MARCO ISLAND 1389 Bayport Avenue $825,000 Premier Properties Roe Tamagni 398-1222 13 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT GULFSIDE II 10851 Gulfshore Drive #304 $829,000 Premier Properties Pat Callis 2500562 14 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $875,000 Premier Properties Call 239-594-1700 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5>$900,00015 AQUA 13675 Vanderbit Drive (take Wiggins Pass Road to Vanderbilt Drive) From the $900s Premier Properties Call 239-591-2727 Open Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 16 PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB II 435 Dockside Drive #703 $925,000 Premier Properties Suzanne Ring 821-7550 17 OLD NAPLES 455 Central Avenue $995,000 Premier Properties Ruth Trettis 4034529 18 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 7705 Santa Margherita Way $999,000 Premier Properties Dave/Ann R enner 7845552 >$1,000,00019 OLD NAPLES RIDGE LAKE 620 Bougainvillea Road $1,195,000 Premier Properties Beth Hayhoe McNichols 821-3304 20 COLLIERS RESERVE 12495 Colliers Reserve Drive $1,285,000 Terri Moellers/Sharon Kaltenborn 404-7887


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010WEEK at-a-glanceFlorida Weekly film criticDan Hudak says dont put your money on Secretariat. C11 Designs on Palm BeachReview and conversation with the author of a book about architect Maurice Fatio. C13 Galleries, classes, showsA roundup of all things related to fine art. C15 Where theres smokeAntiques expert Terry Kovel explains the allure of wooden Indians from old tobacconist stores. C18 The Naples Concert Band kicks off its 39th season of free concerts for the community at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at Cambier Park. Music Director/Conductor Harris Lanzel will lead the band in favorite marches, classical pieces and popular standards. Guest artists will include vocalist Amy Bright singing a Gershwin medley and Hoagie Carmichaels Georgia On My Mind, a jazz trio, a Dixieland pianist and a xylophonist. Guests are encouraged to arrive early with lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Although admission is free, donations are always appreciated and go toward the bands scholarship fund for its student members. An all-volunteer ensemble, the Naples Concert Band is a nonprofit organization dedicated to entertaining the community with old-fashioned concerts in the park. For more information, call 263-9521 or visit Strike up the band for 39th season of free concerts SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY h a n d yman What makes a good hand is one that you dont notice too much. Andrew DawsonANDREW DAWSONS EXPRESSIVE HANDS TELL THE TALE OF THE HISTORIC MOON LANDINGCOURTESY PHOTOAndrew Dawson performing Space Panorama BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ HEN BRITISH PERFORMANCE ARTIST Andrew Dawson was challenged to create a piece of theater using only a table for a stage, he said, Sure! Then, he panicked. I thought, I wish I hadnt said that, he recalls. Then you think, OK, all right, what should I do? If Im going to do something small like that, I better do a really, really big story. Going to the moon was the biggest thing I could think of. Hed been a rapt boy of 7 when man first landedSEE HANDS, C4 WBRIGHT DiPlBh

PAGE 54 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 Q:Dear Seafood Professor,In my travels around S.W. Florida I often see a pick-up truck parked in some vacant lot, tail gate open with an ice cooler atop, and a hand written sign advertising FRESH SHRIMP. Are these guys regulated? Is it safe to buy seafood from them? Where do they get their seafood? June M., Golden Gate Estates A:June, thanks for the great question. The Florida Department of agriculture classifies these operations as Mobile Food Establishments(MFE). Florida, perhaps because of the favorable weather, seems to have a lot of these types of seafood vendors selling all kinds of fresh seafood to the public out of the back of trucks. Yes, there are state regulations on MFEs. They are permitted to sell headless shrimp, head-on shrimp, and whole or eviscerated fish. However, they are not allowed to do any processing on the mobile unit. Processing must be done at a licensed and inspected commissary prior to loading of the MFE. In addition, the MFE selling seafood must have a state license to sell retail seafood, the operator must have certification as a food protection manager, the seafood must be protected from contamination, there must be a state certified scale for weighing the product, a means of refrigeration is required with a thermometer to monitor product temperature, containers for solid waste must be provided, a potable water supply and hand washing capability is required, as is a container large enough to hold all waste water generated within the unit. In reality, many mobile seafood vendors do not meet the state requirements. The regulations are difficult to enforce since these operations are, by definition, mobile. They constantly move around and usually operate on weekends. This is why the seafood professor advises against buying seafood from the roadside vendors. If you are tempted to do so, verify that they meet the state requirements, and as always, use your nose. 239-593-5555www.randysfishmarketrestaurant.com10395 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34108 Retail Seafood Market HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pmRestaurant HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pm 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 SHIPPING NATIONWIDEVisit Paradise Shrimp Company On Line! For many years now, the sex tourist has been disparaged. The images coming out of prime sex tourism spots mainly Thailand make your skin crawl: disheveled older men accompanied by young women barely out of their teens. They paint a picture of sex, power, money and the barter system based on all three. What we see less is the reverse: the same scenes, but with older women accompanied by buff young men. If you believe the news reports coming out of developing nations and watch documentaries like Kuta Cowboys set on Balis pristine beaches, then the sex trade catering to women is brisk. European women, especially, are tapping into this natural resource abroad, and older widows and divorcs from the continent are making their way to vacation spots in the Caribbean and along Africas western shores. There, the strong euro buys cheap souvenirs and a roll in the sand with one of the local studs. Many condemn the practice as exploitative, but others say its an easy way for men with few alternatives to bring in a few bucks. On a beach vacation to a foreign destination recently, I got my own peek at the sex tourism industry geared at women. I In foreign flesh trade, sometimes women have the upper hand ArtisHENDERSON watched from the water as a woman walked across the yellow sand of the beach and into the green-grey ocean. She waded in, swam a few strokes, and then bobbed in the salty sea. Within minutes, a small crowd of men had formed around her. They were all young and handsome, with sleek muscles defining their chests and arms. They flirted with her unabashedly. She laughed and tittered and spoke to them in her German accent. Her hair was blond but shot through with grey, and she had perhaps indulged in too many wiener schnitzels over the years. But from the way the men grinned their wolfish grins at her, you would think she was the best catch on the beach. Which perhaps she was. The men the ones people say are being exploited seemed to have a clear grasp of what they were doing. Sex for money is the oldest trick in the book. Sex for a green card is newer, but the principle is still the same. So, if the men are not being exploited, who is? Is it the women, the ones who take their foreign beaux out to dinner and send cash from abroad? Maybe. But I dont think so. Fundamentally, these relationships are like any other: founded on a basic exchange. On some level, we all trade love for money and money for love. Whats unsettling about female sex tourists is that for once, women control the cash flow. Even more unnerving SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSand rare is that theyre the ones dictating the terms of the exchange. It feels unnatural, like writing with the opposite hand. But who are we to condemn? When I saw the plump German matron surrounded by a gaggle of handsome young men, my first reaction was to give her a high five. Now I wonder when this hot commodity will reach our gulf shores. ...When I saw the plump German matron surrounded by a gaggle of handsome young men, my first reaction was to give her a high five... a wo ma n n d of the cean. 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PAGE 56 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 on the moon in July 1969. He even remembers the TV set he was watching when astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped foot on lunar soil. So Mr. Dawson created Space Panorama, a 30-minute retelling of the lunar journey, using only his hands. Originally, he was going to use props. In his case, the moon was not made of cheese, but salami. He sat in a friends kitchen in Brussels and messed around with bits of salami, which makes a good moon more mottles, and its round. Knives could be the rockets. Maybe you could (tell the tale) with breakfast. But, he discovered, it was easier not to use objects at all. In the end, it was easier to convey the colossal scale of space without any objects, he says in a trans-Atlantic phone call. I had to determine what gestures and movement would illustrate that. It was just my hands and me. He wrote some text and had an actor friend record the narration. And he added Shostakovichs Symphony No. 10, epic music just to keep it epic, he says. The whole piece takes half an hour. Hell perform it six times at the Sarasotas Cook Theatre as part of the Ringling International Arts Festival, which takes place Oct. 13-17. Presented by the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in collaboration with New Yorks Baryshnikov Arts Center, the festival offers cuttingedge theater, music, dance and visual art. This years offerings include the world premiere of Hurricane, a new play by Cuban-American playwright Nilo Cruz, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Anna in the Tropics,; a ballet/ hip-hop hybrid dance by the Canadian Rubberbandance Group; The Forman Brothers Opera Baroque, a farce that combines marionettes with live actors; and dance performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov and David Neumann. Some programs have already sold out. A Florida debutIts the first time Mr. Dawson will perform Space Panorama in Florida, the state from which the Apollo 11 launched. He debut the piece back in 1989 in a classroom that held an audience of about 30 people. It was like a little black box theater, he says. That was really exciting. I never imagined I would take it to anything bigger. But he did. Hes taken Space Panorama all over the world, including Japan and Australia. Hes performed it at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and earlier this year at New York Citys Under the Radar Festival. One fun one was Oshkosh, Wis., at the air show, he says. Its the largest air show in the world. I got to walk around planes all day. Im into all that, he says. He performed it at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., for the 40th anniversary of the moon landing. And he also did the piece for perhaps his toughest and most knowledgeable audience: an astronaut reunion in Houston, Texas, in 2001. John Young, the Apollo 16 commander who flew the first space shuttle, had seen Mr. Dawson perform in London and invited him to the Texas event. Mr. Dawson estimates there were 200 astronauts there, including Buzz Aldrin (who was the second human being to step foot on the moon) and some of the old guys, and lots of space shuttle guys They really, really liked it, he says. They gave him a standing ovation. They were great. I think they just really enjoyed the imagination of it. It was not a dry documentary about something they all knew. They enjoyed the humor.A fitting celebrationSpace Panorama incorporates drama and humor. Its a fine line, he says. He readily acknowledges that the very fact that Im doing this with my hands is ridiculous. But, he says, its also a celebration. I celebrate the fact that its an amazing thing. I think of it as a visual poem to the Apollo 11 moon landing. It captures a certain essence of what the mission was like. Though hes been doing Space Panorama for more than 20 years now, he never tires of it. Its really weird, he says. I never bore of it because its like watching a movie of the moon landing, with my hands. I always wonder if theyre going to make it. I always think during it, Bloody hell, 41 years ago, men got to the moon, and Ive got more technology in my washing machine than they had in their whole space (craft.) What an amazing thing. I always hold my breath for them. Cars now have 15 computers in them. You look at the engine, you have no idea how they work. When you had your car serviced, in the old days, they took the engine apart and mended cars with nuts and bolts. They built the Saturn V rocket and the Apollo rocket with no more technology than that! Apollo 13 was risky, but they all got back, in a thing that was basically low tech. Every time I do the piece, I think its amazing.An in-between placeMr. Dawson, studied dance with Merce Cunningham, but knew he was never quite good enough to join the company. And I was never going to be a great classical actor, in terms of learning scripts and doing plays, and doing Hamlet, he says. That was never my interest. I was more interested in dance and music I found this place in-between. He also discovered that he had magic hands. Hes worked as a hand model in commercials for McDonalds and Citrix computer software. He was Clive Owens hand in a perfume commercial. What makes a good hand is one that you dont notice too much, he explains. If it was really interesting, youd look at the hand and not the product. It has to look really natural: length of the fingers, length of the hand. When its like that, you just look at the product. Graceful, but not calling attention to itself. But Mr. Dawsons hands call attention to themselves on stage although in Space Panorama, you dont see his hands when you look at them, but the lunar module. He has mastered the art of the simple gesture, of lyrical movement. So much of the world is communicated through our physicality, he says. I think our hands are like the eyes The eye sees, and the hand touches as if it sees. Simple contact is vitally important, he adds. A huge part of our brain is relegated to the hand. You know so much through your hand: weight, temperature, texture. Hes working on a new project, The Articulate Hand, which looks at hand impairment: people who have strokes and cant move their hands anymore, those with spinal cord injuries who may have limited use of their hands, and those suffering from arthritis. Also in his repertoire: the moving Absence and Presence, inspired by the death of his father in 1985. A widower, he lay undiscovered in his house for 10 days. I was always fascinated by this empty house, where his body was, but life went on outside it, he says. Grass still grew, cars went by, people were walking by, and no one knew. In the end, I made a piece about my missed relationship with my father. Working as he does, with movement and minimal props, is a very essential kind of theater, Mr. Dawson says. Its going back to how we told stories before. Its the simplest part of story telling. You dont need lots of props and things to tell it. You have to capture the essence and spirit of the story itself. HANDSFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTOSpace Panorama with Andrew Dawson plays Oct. 14-17 in Sarasota. >> Space Panorama with Andrew Dawson >> When: 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14; 2 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16; and 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17 >> Where: The Cook Theatre, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota >> Cost: $40, $35, $30, $20 >> Tickets: (941) 360-7399 or (800) 6604278 >> Info: in the know



PAGE 58 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Theater I Do! I Do! By The Naples Players at Sugden Community Theatre through Oct. 30. 263-7990 or Auditions The Naples Players holds auditions for the main stage production of Sylvia Oct. 16 at Sugden Community Theatre. No appointment necessary. 434-7340 ext. 10. Whos Afraid of Virginia Woof By Laboratory Theater of Florida at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers, though Oct. 23. Hairspray At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, through Nov. 20. 278-4422 or Cynthias Lament New Play Contest winner, presented by Theatre Conspiracy at the Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, through Oct. 23. 936-3239. Thursday, Oct. 14 Bon Appetit Miromar Design Center brings together restaurants, caterers and confectioners for the third annual Bon Appetit Food and Wine Tasting hosted by Bonita Springs-Estero and Fort Myers Chapters of the Womens Council of Realtors. 4-8 p.m. $25 at the door. Evening on the Avenue Evening on Fifth starts at 7 p.m. on Fifth Avenue South. 435-3742. Open Mic Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar in Miromar Outlets and on Naples Boulevard hosts open mic nights from 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Thursday. www. Quiz Night The tough questions and the fun begin at 8:30 p.m. at The English Pub. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-3727 or Friday, Oct. 15 Southern Rock The Charlie Daniels Band performs at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers. Doors open 5:30 p.m. 543-8368. Live Music Bob Zottola and the Expandable Jazz Band performs from 5-8 p.m. Fridays at Shulas Steak House, 5111 Tamiami Trail N. 430-4999. Pickin and Grinnin Freds Food, Fun and Spirits presents bluegrass music from 7-10 p.m. every Friday. Tonight: Monroe Station. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. More Pickin The Skeeterland Band performs from 6-9 p.m. at Cracklin Jacks Restaurant, 9080 Collier Blvd. Tickling the Ivories Pianist Kary Regragui plays in the lounge at Angelinas Ristorante in Bonita Springs every Friday and Saturday evening, beginning at 7:30 p.m. 24041 Tamiami Trail. Saturday, Oct. 16 Story Time Bring the little ones for story time from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Childrens Garden at the Naples Botanical Garden today and Sunday. Regular admission applies; free for Garden members. 643-7275 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 Orchids Galore The Naples Orchid Society holds its annual plant sale from noon-4 p.m. at Moorings Presbyterian Church. 404-1916. City Fest The Downtown Naples Association presents Oktoberfest along Fifth Avenue South. The street will be closed to traffic from 1-9 p.m. Check out new cars on display, refresh yourself at two beer gardens and enjoy the sounds of several entertainers. The Trulucks Stone Crab Festival for charity will be set up in Sugden Plaza. Island Sounds Enjoy reggae, jazz and food at the Caribbean Music Festival from 1-9 p.m. today and 1-6 p.m. Sunday at Riverside Park on Old 41 in Bonita Springs. Tickets are $18-$45. or 498-7900. History Lesson Learn all about the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in a program by Estates CEO Chris Pendleton at 2 p.m. at the Miromar Design Center. Ms. Pendleton will share tips on conservation of antiques and family heirlooms, and guests will receive passes for a Sneak Peek at the estates in Fort Myers. 390-5111 or visit Art at Crayton Cove City Fest and Naples Backyard History present arts and music from 3-9 p.m. on the waterfront at Crayton Cove. 777-2281. Film Festival The Naples International Film Festival presents Triumph of the Spirit starring Willem Dafoe at 7 p.m. at Temple Shalom, 4630 Pine Ridge Road. $5 per person. 775-3456. More Movies Its Outdoor Family Movie Night from 7-10 p.m. at Cambier Park. Tonight: How to Train Your Dragon. Free. 213-3058. Walk This Way Downtown Fort Myers monthly Music Walk begins at 7 p.m., with a variety of musical acts performing throughout the historic district. 332-0161. Sunday, Oct. 17 Welcome Back The Naples Concert Band opens its 39th season of free concerts in the band shell at Cambier Park. Show time is 2 p.m. 593-5054 or See story on page C1. Polka Time Seminole Casino Immokalee holds an Oktoberfest with traditional polka dancing and the German folk band Sonnenschein Express from 1-5 p.m. (800) 218-0007. Just a Taste The third annual Taste of Coconut Point takes place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Coconut Point in Estero. 992-9966. If You Think Hes Sexy Freds Food, Fun & Spirits presents a Rod Stewart impersonator and the Hot Rod Band. Doors open at 5 p.m.; show starts at 6:30. $29.95 dinner and show; $15 show only. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Monday, Oct. 18 Jazz It Up Enjoy Jebrys Jazz Jam session from 5-8 p.m. at the Island Pub, 600 Neapolitan Way. 262-2500. Sweat the Small Stuff Trivia Night begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Pub at Mercato. 594-9400. Italian is more fun at Buca. HOORAY FOR GIANT MEATBALLS. Delicious, family-style food and all the fun of an Italian gathering. Its a recipe for good times. One coupon per visit per table. Must be presented at time of purchase. Not valid with any other offers or discounts. Unauthorized internet distribution or resale is strictly prohibited. Not refundable or redeemable for cash. Excludes banquet and group menus, tax, alcohol, gratuity and purchase of gift cards. Valid for dine in or Buca To Go. Expires 11/30/10. LMP$offANY PURCHASE OF $20 OR MORE$10offNAPLES8860 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH 239.596.6662 The documentary Afghan Star, winner of the Sundance Audience and Directors awards, opens the new season of Films of Fifth at the Sudgen Community Theatre, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17. After 30 years of war and Taliban rule, millions in Afghanistan are watching the TV series Afghan Star, as four contestants risk all for the chance of fame. Tickets are $12. Call 434-7340, ext. 10.RONALD RIETMAN / COURTESY PHOTO The Grammy Award-winning Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band takes the stage at The Norris Center beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20. In his 50-year career, Mr. Rowan has performed solo and with the likes of Bill Monroe and Jerry Garcia. Tickets are $22 in advance, $25 at the door. 213-3049.


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C8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY L O T S A L O B S T E R ! Waterfront Dining Friday, Sunday Saturday, TWO 1 pound lobsters with Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch 263-9940 263-2734 fries and slaw or black beans and rice Not good with any other offer. Expires 11/4/10. $24.95 Cynthias Lament, Theatre Conspiracys first offering of this new season, is an unintended object lesson in the importance of good casting. When a show is well cast, you believe the actors actually are the characters theyre portraying and become lost in the world being presented to you. Written by Paul J. Lawrence, Cynthias Lament is the winner of Theatre Conspiracys annual New Play Contest, chosen from among more than 300 entries from the U.S., Canada and England. It tells the story of Taylor, a spoiled brat of a man whos made his fortune writing romance novels as Cynthia Silver. But hes tired of donning heels and gown for public appearances and longs to write a serious novel as a man. But everyone else, including his elderly editor, Agnes, is invested in him continuing to write as Cynthia. Theatre Conspiracy gave patrons a sneak peek at the play this summer when, as a fundraiser, it presented a reading of scenes from the top three contenders for the 2010 New Play Contest prize. Cynthias Lament was the hands-down audience favorite. Simply put, Cynthias Lament was hysterical. I laughed so much my face hurt. I was angry when the reading ended, because I found it so entertaining I wanted to see the entire thing. So I was eagerly looking forward to the opening-night performance; surely, with sets and costumes and rehearsals, it would be even better. Unfortunately, the casting has changed dramatically, and the new cast fails to provide the magic the reading possessed.Bill Taylor, Theatre Conspiracys founding producing artistic director, is no longer the lead. (He did, however, direct the show.)In the reading, Mr. Taylor had a lightness in delivering Taylors lines; he possessed just the right nuance and inflection. His attitude seemed to say: Isnt this absurd? Isnt this amusing? He got the joke. J. Mitchell Haley now plays the lead, and the humor is much broader. Unfortunately, on opening night, many of the lines fell flat, and even the sight of him in a black gown and pearls his chest and back shaved only halfway failed to provide gales of laughter. Its not that Mr. Haley cant act; its just that he doesnt seem to be exactly the right person for this role. Hes great at playing the heavy, at being bombastic or explosively angry. In fact, he participated in the summer reading and was wonderful but in a different role. As Marcus, Taylors very much put upon assistant, Mr. Haley sputtered and simmered, vibrating with a barely controlled anger. He was perfect in the role, and made the audience laugh much more heartily at his lines than he does now in the lead. In the full production, Jordan Wilson plays the assistant as whiney and petulant. When Mr. Haley played the role, he was a ticking time bomb about to explode. But Mr. Wilson is much more low key too much so. You feel that if pushed to his limits, the worst Marcus might do is stomp his foot. The character of Agnes was originally played by age-appropriate local actor Betty Madonna, a beloved performer who has appeared in many Theatre Conspiracy shows. In the reading, she garnered howls of laughter by snapping Bite me or by simply glaring at Taylor. The witty repartee between the two had sparks and left the audience helpless with laughter. With Lisa Marie in the role, however, Agnes seems to be aiming at the Borscht Belt. Her verbal sparring with Taylor now comes across as more cruel than funny. (Though Mr. Haley did get a laugh when he called her you gin-soaked liver spot!) Lisa Marie portrays her character with broad strokes a bad wig, oversized glasses and clothes, and a walk that leaves her posterior sticking out. Whereas Ms. Madonnas Agnes was feisty and crotchety, Ms. Maries is a caricature. Is it fair to compare? After all, Broadway changes actors all the time in shows. And every actor puts his own stamp on a role, giving his own interpretation of a character and the play itself. I wouldnt have minded different interpretations of the characters, if theyd been just as funny. But this full-blown production of Cynthias Lament falls far short of the riotously humorous partial reading presented this summer. A show that was similar in tone to Jeff Goodes Love Loves a Pornographer with witty, clever dialogue, now drags. On opening night, the actors stumbled with their lines or stepped on others lines, seeming to just be waiting until the other actor finished talking so they could say their line. There didnt seem to be real interaction going on. The comedic rhythm was off, too. Unfortunately Mr. Taylor couldnt get this ensemble to mine the wonderful humor of Mr. Lawrences play. For the most part, they deliver the lines as sitcom dialogue, rather than urbane banter. John Brothers, thankfully, reprises his role as Hudgins, the butler. He is the calm in this storm, always helpful, always discreet. (Though at one point he claims to know what hell is, because he once worked for Truman Capote.) Nancy Antonio, Mike Breen and Willie Filkowski round out the cast. The show starts with the full playing of Frank Sinatras rendition of Luck Be a Lady. The audience has to sit through the entire song before anything starts happening onstage. Mr. Lawrences play has great wit and some terrific lines, but it needs actors who know how to deliver them properly. Unfortunately, the script itself also has problems. It runs out of steam toward the end, resorting to vomit jokes and a resolution thats as unlikely as it is hasty. This production is so much less than what this play could be. And thats real cause for lamentation. ARTS COMMENTARY Lamenting over contest winner Cynthias Lament NancySTETSON >>What: Cynthias Lament >>When: through Oct. 23 >>Where: Theatre Conspiracy at the Alliance of the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers >>Cost: $18 ($10 for students) >>Info: 936-3239 or in the know COURTESY PHOTOSLisa Marie, John Brothers and J. Mitchell Haley (seated) in Cynthias Lament. Nancy Antonio and J. Mitchell Haley on the couch with Lisa Marie in a chair during Theatre Conspiracys production of Cynthias Lament.


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 C9 GIVING The mission of the Professional Advisors Council of the Community Foundation of Collier County is to provide education, resources and experience on charitable planning to promote strategic philanthropy in our community. Along with the technical aspects of giving, the PAC also provides tools and insights into the soft side of philanthropy: why donors give, the value of these gifts to the community, where and how to give with impact, family succession and charitable giving plans, and donor education programs. The foundation views its relationship with professional advisors as a pivotal element of its efforts to educate the public about the value and benefits of planned giving strategies and tax deferred charitable vehicles. Many different financial events can motivate a client to seek professional advice that might lead to a charitable opportunity. Among them are need to develop an estate plan, retirement, longterm capital assets, a financial windfall, an inheritance and ownership transitions in closely-held companies. The Community Foundation benefits from many volunteers who, be serving on the PAC, provide a wealth of knowledge and experience that helps to guide all aspects of the foundations work. PAC members have a commitment to philanthropy and an understanding of the benefits their clients can enjoy from working with the foundation. There are multiple benefits to the PAC, the foundation and individual donors. Working together, PAC and the foundation can educate the public about the value and benefits of planned giving strategies and tax-deferred charitable vehicles. We gain information on the technical side of giving and insight into the reasons donors choose to give. The foundation can provide information on the more than 165 nonprofits in Collier County that assist in identifying community needs and the impact of gifts to these organizations. Working together assures that donors have the information they need to make informed decisions about their personal estate planning, for not only the present but the future.Its conference timeOne of our most successful PAC programs is an annual conference. This year, Thursday, Oct. 28, marks the eighth annual Professional Advisors Conference. It takes place at the Hilton Naples and is open to professional advisors throughout Southwest Florida. Presentations will be made on the following topics: Roth Beyond the Basics and Year End Planning Ideas Lester B. Law, J.D.; U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management Family Business Succession Planning Gerald Le Van, chair; Family Wealth Mediation; Upchurch, Watson, White & Max Why Civility Matters Gregory T. Holtz, CTFA; Private Client Reserve at US Bank Estate Planning War Stories Moderator: Ellen Vanderburg, CPA, MBA; Key Private Bank. Panelists: Ken Krier, Esq.; Cummings & Lockwood and Robert Landon, Attorney; Dunwody, White and Landon This years conference presenting sponsor is U.S. Trust. Gold level sponsors are Key Private Bank, Regions Morgan Keegan Trust and U.S. Bank, The Private Client Reserve. The foundation welcomes attorneys, financial planners, accountants, insurance professionals and trust officers to join our PAC. For more information, contact William Franz at 649-5000. For reservations or more information about the upcoming Professional Advisors Conference, contact Susan Barton at or 649-5000. To view a complete list of the Community Foundation of Collier Countys PAC members, visit our website (below).Nominate a Woman of InitiativeThe Community Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2011 Women of Initiative Award. Ten women will be chosen in recognition of their volunteer and charitable activities that help improve the quality of life for citizens in Collier County. Through their inner confidence, personal commitment and leadership styles, they are an inspiration to all women seeking to make a difference through philanthropy and civic engagement. The 2011 Women of Initiative Awards celebration will take place Tuesday, April 5, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Nominations must be submitted by Monday, Nov. 1. For guidelines and more information, call Susan Utz at 649-5000 or visit The Community Foundation of Collier County manages more than 400 funds established by charitable individuals and organizations and offers donor advised funds. For more information, visit www. Advisors Council is important asset for foundationSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.690.9844 14125 S. 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PAGE 62 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. SMARTINDUSTRIES STRMLicense #CRC056857 LOWEST PRICES OF THE YEARON IMPACT WINDOWS www.StormSmart.comTHIS MONTH ONLY CALL TODAY! 888.962.7283 Lower your utility bills and save money on your homeowners insurance. MENTION THIS AD FOR FREE INSTALLATION**Some Restrictions Apply 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 FRIENDLY By Linda ThistleSponsored By: Moderate Challenging Expert Puzzle Difficulty this week: LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A newcomer helps keep things moving. There might be some bumpy moments along the way, but at least youre heading in the right direction. You win praise for your choices.SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) You could be pleasantly surprised by how a decision about one thing opens up an unexpected new option. Also, assistance on a project could come from a surprising source.SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) With more information to work with, you might now be able to start the process that could lead to a major change. Reserve the weekend for family and friends.CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) This could be a good time to begin gathering information that will help you turn that longheld idea into something substantive. A personal matter might need extra attention.AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) That new challenge might carry some surprises. But you should be able to handle them using what you already know. That new supporter should be there to lend assistance.PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Someone might be trying to disguise his or her true motives. But the perceptive and perspicacious Pisces should have little or no problem finding the truth in all that foggy rhetoric.ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might be growing impatient with a situation that seems to resist efforts to resolve it. But staying with it raises the odds that youll find a way to a successful resolution.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Travel and kinship are strong in the Bovines aspect this week. This would be a good time to combine the two and take a trip to see family members for a pre-holiday get-together.GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A colleague could make a request youre not comfortable with. If so, say so. Better to disappoint someone by sticking with your principles than disappoint yourself if you dont.CANCER (June 21 to July 22) The Moon Childs ability to adapt to lifes ebbs and flows helps you deal with the changes that you might confront at work or at home, or both. Things settle down by the weeks end.LEO (July 23 to August 22) Its a good week for Leos and Leonas to get some long-outstanding business matters resolved. Then go ahead and plan a fun-filled family getaway weekend with the mate and the cubs.VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A possible workplace change seems promising. If you decide to look into it, try not to form an opinion on just a small part of the picture: Wait for the full image to develop.BORN THIS WEEK: You can always rely on your people skills to help you find solutions to problems others often give up on.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 C11 NOW OPENTWO HAUNTS under ONE ROOF Over 20,000 Scare Feet!SPONSORED BY SPONSORED BYTour this OPEN HOUSE, but Visitors BEWARE, you may or may not get out but Enter if you Dare!Challenge your inner demons with PURE Heart-pounding Scares! Visit us on Facebook at Fright Factory Naples 2320 Vanderbilt Beach Road (Between Airport-Pulling & Goodlette-Frank Road)Buried (Ryan Reynolds, voices of Robert Paterson, Stephen Tobolowsky) While working in Iraq, American truck driver Paul Conroy (Mr. Reynolds) wakes to discover hes been buried alive inside a coffin in the Iraqi desert. The camera never leaves the inside of the coffin, so this certainly isnt for the claustrophobic. It is, however, very intense and nicely done, especially as we learn more about Paul and why hes there. Rated R.Life As We Know It (Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel, Josh Lucas) After their mutual best friends die in a car accident, Holly (Ms. Heigl) and Messer (Mr. Duhamel) are given joint custody of their friends orphan baby. It has some nice dramatic and comedic moments, but it labors toward an ending it wants but doesnt need. Rated PG-13. CAPSULES REVIEWED BY DAN ............Theres a reason more movies arent made about horses: Theyre boring. Unless its pitch-black and ridden by the Headless Horseman, theres not much a horse can offer besides looking nice, running and eating hay. So if equestrian events are your thing, enjoy Secretariat. If not, the movie is a bit of a bore, with standard sports-flick underdog sentimentality and an ending thats far from Google-proof. Diane Lane stars as Penny Chenery, a housewife who takes over her ailing fathers (Scott Glenn) Virginia horse farm in 1969 after her mother dies. Her husband (Dylan Walsh) wants her to stay home in Denver and raise their children, and her brother (Dylan Baker) is worried about debt, but Penny is determined to use her good business sense in the male-dominated world of horse racing. She hires a kooky, overthe-hill trainer named Lucien Laurin (John Malkovich, hammin it up) and a jockey named Ron Turcotte (real-life jockey Otto Thorwarth) to start winning some races. It doesnt take long. By July 1972, we know the horse, Secretariat, is a winner because director Randall Wallace gives us the standard victory montage weve grown to expect in sports movies, in which the hero reels off five, six or more wins to emerge as a legit contender. It all leads up to the summer of in which Secretariat must complete three races the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes in three states in five weeks in order to become the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years. The biggest competition? A horse named Sham, who turns out to be just that. In a desperate attempt to have an antagonist in the one-note story, Shams obnoxious owner, Poncho (Nestor Serrano), trash talks even after Sham loses. Heres an unwritten rule for all sports: When you get beat, shut your mouth and do your talking during the rematch. Anything you say until then just makes you a gasbag. There are some fun shots as we ride with the horses during the races, and the costumes and production design look genuinely, painfully s. The fact that this is based on a true story is almost a moot point, as the movie plays out like a typical sports movie, with no surprises or twists anywhere in sight. This is not to suggest that artistic license should have been taken to distort the truth, but rather to say that better, crisper editing would have cut out the minutiae and concentrated more on the horse, races and winning rather than economics. Ms. Lane is fine in the lead, and Mr. Malkovich goes through the paces of the eccentric old guy he seems to be playing a lot of lately (wait until you see him in RED next week). But whereas Secretariat the horse had heart, grit and determination, Secretariat the movie has schmaltz, sentimentality and predictability and that means its not a winner. Dan Hudak is the chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a nationally syndicated film critic. You can e-mail him at and read more of his work at FILMS SecretariatIs it worth $10? No >> In 1973, Secretariat graced the covers of three magazines in the same week: Time, Newsweek and Sports Illustrated. in the know danHUDAK


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C13 Its never to early to book your trip to Depart from Marco Island at Rose Marco River Marina*Month of September day trips on Monday, Thursday or Saturday. Call for information, qualications and reservations. w w w w FANTASY FEST CRUISEOctober 30th departing Fort Myers Beach @ 10:00AM departing Key West @ Midnight HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY CRUISE$75*ROUND TRIP UPCOMING KEY WEST EVENTS10/22:Goombay Festival10/23:Christopher Peterson in Eyecons / Las Vegas or Bust10/31:Childrens Day11/01:Eco Week 201011/04:19th Annual Parrot Heads in Key West Kim Mocklers study of Maurice Fatios contributions to the way of life among the powerful and wealthy denizens of Palm Beach is a treatise on American taste and splendor in the years leading up to the Great Depression and the decade that followed it. The descriptive text is crisp and clear, presenting architectural detail in a way that is at once knowledgeable, lucid and accessible to novices. Maurice Fatio: Palm Beach Architect is lavishly illustrated with a generous assortment of period photographs and new ones, as well as floor plans rendered especially for this gorgeously produced volume. In presenting 26 representative examples of Mr. Fatios designs, Mr. Mockler incidentally provides us with a whos who in American society and culture. If homes reflect their inhabitants and owners, then this presentation of Mr. Fatios Palm Beach achievement reflects the inspiration and aspiration of the American Dream. However, this landscape of material culture never forgets its European heritage. Mr. Fatios designs are characterized by a variety of European influences, from Mediterranean palaces to British Colonial mansions and even homes with modernist influences. He made extensive use of quarry key stone mined in Florida, and his plans typically included a central courtyard that provided wind-sheltered outdoor entertainment space. Mr. Mocklers descriptive narratives include intriguing biographies and family histories; vivid word portraits of the residences; details about ornamentation, interior design and furnishings; information about additions, renovations and successive including current owners. We learn about where stones were quarried, which local artisans (wrought-iron craftsmen, etc.) made contributions to the architects vision and how the various residences were situated with respect to the ocean and to Lake Worth. For whom did Mr. Fatio design his Palm Beach estates? His list of clients is a whos who of American and international affluence and influence. Among them: Joseph E. Widener, the art collector who donated his familys famous them collection to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. He is also known as the man who brought Hialeah Park to prominence as a world-class horseracing track. E.F. Hutton, founder of the brokerage house that bears his name. He built his first Fatio house with wife Marjorie Merriweather Post and his second with his next wife, Dorothy Dear Metzger. And several members of the Vanderbilt family. The books introduction has a biography of Mr. Fatio that includes the contours of his career and his influence on Palm Beach architecture during his lifetime and beyond. Theres also a rewarding sketch of Palm Beach social life during the period of Mr. Fatios enormous productivity. Mr. Mockler reminds us that the Palm Beach abodes of the elite were for the most part seasonal residences, supplemented by several other homes in similarly prestigious communities. The study concludes with a catalogue of Mr. Fatios approximately 160 residential commissions on Palm Beach and nearby communities. A Fort Lauderdale interior designer, Mr. Mockler is a native Floridian whose many years of studying Palm Beach architecture has given rise to a remarkable achievement. In expounding upon the achievement of Maurice Fatio, he has evoked the spirit of an epoch and a place as lived in by those who could FLORIDA WRITERS The architectural legacy of Maurice Fatio BY PHILIP K. JASONSpecial to Florida Weekly Maurice Fatio: Palm Beach Architect, by Kim I. Mockler. Acanthus Press. 256 pages. $65. s o s h e h t to a e ro n, e ra rs h is w ith r ri his MOCKLER afford to fulfill their dreams. A conversation with Kim MocklerFlorida Weekly: How did you get the idea for this book? Kim Mockler: In the introduction, I explain how a friend and I drove around Palm Beach looking at houses as teenagers. This is a true story and pretty much lead me to my introduction to Maurice Fatio. Many of the houses I admired the most had been designed by him, although I didnt find that out until later. Once I did discover who he was, I wanted more information about him, but could never find that much written about him. In 1984, Dr. Donald Curl wrote a book about Addison Mizner called Mizners Florida. I loved that book, and strange as it seems, I thought a book like that should be written about Fatio. In 1992, Fatios daughter Alexandra edited letters written by her parents to her grandparents and published them in a book, Maurice Fatio, Architect. This wonderful book was a huge help but still left me wanting more. Then, in 2002, Michael Kathrens wrote American Splendor: The Residential Architecture of Horace Trumbauer, and at that point I decided Fatio should have a book written about him like that one. And since no one else was writing one, I would have to be the one to do so. FW: How did you prepare yourself to create it? KM: I was very lucky in writing the book. Most everything just fell into place. The Palm Beach Historical Society has a large collection of the work of Treanor & Fatio, and the director of archives, Debi Murray, was very helpful in letting me have access to it. In turn, she introduced me to the architects daughter, Alexandra Fatio Taylor, who answered any of my questions about her father and gave support and became a very dear friend. It was Alex who, in speaking to the publisher, Barry Cenower at Acanthus Press in reference to another matter, mentioned that I was writing a book about her father, which led to my publishing the book through Acanthus Press. FW: What did you learn along the way that surprised you? KM: I never really thought of myself as a writer and couldnt see sitting down and writing thousands of words that would be of interest to a reader. But surprisingly enough I guess it was the love of my subject once I started, each chapter just flowed. FW: What were the greatest difficulties you had to overcome? KM: I dont think that I really had difficulties per se. The only problems that I did run into involved research on some of the individuals who built the houses. Not all of them were an Otto Kahn, a Harold Vanderbilt or an E.F. Hutton; I had a lot of trouble finding information about several of the people who werent as famous. Luckily and I dont how I did finally find information about all of them. FW: Any similar projects in the works? KM: I have a couple of ideas rattling around in my head that I think might make for good books. I think Ill see how the public likes this book before proceeding with a new endeavor.


C14 WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Taste ofCOCONUT POINTCOCONUT POINTU.S. 41 between Corkscrew Road and Coconut Rd. Mall Information 239.992.9966October 17th, 2010 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Panera Bread Parking Lot $3 and Children 12 and under are free Bands, Childrens Area and much more! Florida Gulf Coast University invites aspiring writers to attend the Sanibel Island Writers Conference Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 4-7, at BIG ARTS on Sanibel Island. Participants can attend a variety of workshops, panels, lectures and readings presented by writers and teachers.The conference is open to any aspiring writer who wants to create new work or refine a project already in progress, Tom DeMarchi, conference director and an instructor in the FGCU College of Arts and Sciences, says. We invite anyone interested in reading, writing and publishing to attend. Attendees participate in a variety of morning workshops in fiction, poetry, online publishing, humor, screenwriting, childrens literature, memoir, songwriting and creative nonfiction. Afternoon panels include workshops in publishing, freelance writing, journalism, obtaining a literary agent and the creative process. Each evening will feature readings and book signings with two to three authors. This years keynote speaker is Augusten Burroughs, and there will be a musical performance by Stanley Brinks. Participants registered for the entire conference can attend all events. Specific afternoon events and all nighttime events are open to the public. Keynote speaker Mr. Burroughs chronicled some of his childhood experiences in the 2002 memoir Running with Scissors, which was later developed into a film. In addition to Scissors, Mr. Burroughs penned a second memoir, Dry (2003), about his experience during and after treatment for alcoholism. His first novel, Sellevision (2000), is in production as a feature film. Mr. Brinks will conduct a songwriting workshop and perform a Friday night concert that is open to the public. Veteran political journalist and publisher Martin Tolchin and his wife, public policy specialist Susan Tolchin, will discuss their latest book, Pinstripe Patronage: Political Favoritism from the Clubhouse to the White House and Beyond on Saturday afternoon. Their discussion is open to the public. Literary agents Lisa Gallagher and Christopher Schelling will discuss how they recruit clients and manage their careers. Literary editors Jeanne Leiby and Nick Marino will hold panels on choosing which authors to publish, and how much they edit. Other conference presenters include writers Steve Almond, Lynne Barrett, Bonnie Jo Campbell, John Dufresne, Denise Duhamel, Beth Ann Fennelly, Tom Franklin, William Greenway, Kristin Hersh, Karl Iagnemma, Walter Kirn, Jeanne Leiby, Nick Marino, Campbell McGrath, John McNally, Debra Monroe, Keith Lee Morris, Robert Olmstead, Margo Rabb, Danielle Sellers, Jeffrey Thomson and Robert Wilder. The cost for the entire conference is $350, which includes all workshops, panels, lectures and readings. Registration is limited to 150 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration forms are available at For an additional $50, participants can meet privately with a writer or editor to discuss a maximum of 10 pages of a presubmitted manuscript. Space is limited for individual manuscript consultations. Fifth annual Sanibel conference welcomes writers of all levels


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C15 TM Family Day at art museumThe Naples Museum of Art holds a freeadmission Family Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. In the spirit of the season, guests will enjoy a trick-or-treat treasure hunt, costume contest, ghost stories with Carrie Sue Ayvar, face painting with Cori Scheft and portrait sketches by artist Jason Weber. Hands-on art activities, such as masquerade masks, a spooky mural and pumpkin decorating will also be part of the fun. Docent-guided tours of the museum will take place at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Current exhibitions include Three Visions in Glass, Cristiano Bianchin; Yoichi Ohira and Laura de Santillana; Illusions of Reality, Steven Assael; Lightpaintings, Stephen Knapp; Modern Mexican Masters; Leaders in American Modernism and Don Gorvett, Woodcuts and Drawings. At the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, the museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 5971900 or visit Apply now for Naples Invitational ArtfestArtisans and craftspeople from around the country are invited to apply to show and sell their works at the 14th annual Naples Invitational Artfest set for Jan. 29-30 at Fleischmann Park. In adidtion to the juried show, the event has an Art for Autism silent auction. Proceeds from the auction, concessions and entry donations benefit Eden Autism Services Florida, which serves children and adults with autism and their families. Artists interested in participating can download an application and entry instructions at or contact Taire Malloy at 992-4680, ext. 207. Applications are due by Nov. 15. Learn to point-andshoot like a proInternationally known photographer J. Tomas Lopez presents Point and Shoot: Cameras and Accessories, a class for digital photographers with point-and-shoot cameras, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Participants will learn how to use their pocket-sized cameras the way many pros use theirs. Still photography, panoramics and video modes will be covered. The class will also provide a basic understanding of the language of photography. The director of electronic media at the University of Miami, Mr. Lopez is an internationally acclaimed photographer, whose work is in collections at the Smithsonian and the International Museum of Photography, among others. Cost of the workshop is $200. The supply list is available online at www.thephil. org. Its all about raku at Rosen Gallery & StudiosA kid-friendly version of A Taste of Raku takes place from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at Rosen Gallery & Studios in North Naples. Award-winning artist and instructor Richard Rosen will lead youngsters ages 7 and up through the afternoon of glazing, socializing and firing their raku creations.No experience is necessary, and an adult must accompany each participant. Cost is $48 per child and includes all materials, refreshments and a finished piece of raku to take home. Mr. Rosen will begin a five-week class in hand-built clay and raku techniques on Monday, Nov. 1. Sessions will meet from 6-9 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 29 and will cover slab and coil construction as well as raku glazing, firing and post-firing reduction techniques. Class size is limited to 10 participants. Cost is $175 per person and includes clay, glazes, firing fees and up to three finished pieces (within size parameters). Optional tools list available. Reservations are required for kids raku and for the fiveweek session. Call 821-1061 or e-mail Hodges U. holds free workshopThe Hodges University Hispanic Institute, in partnership with the REE Corp., is hosting a workshop to showcase artists participating in the Its All About Women exhibit on display this month in the Filciglia Gallery at the schools Naples campus. Participating artists will showcase their art, demonstrate how they work in their medium and answer questions from visitors. Art will be available for sale as well as drawings and a silent auction with a portion of proceeds to benefit AVOW Hospice of Collier County.The workshop takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at 2655 Northbrooke Drive. Admission is free. For more details, call Bob Encarnacion at 243-6253. ALL ABOUT ART COURTESY PHOTOSweet Art Gallery will present singer-songwriter Bobby Goldsboro with his newest paintings including Honey, above at a reception from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. The contemporary art gallery is at 2054 Trade Center Way. Call 597-2110, e-mail or visit


C16 WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY FeaturingGuestConductorBrentHavens withVocalistsTerryBrock,RandyJackson&JohnHinesWITHAFULLROCKBAND! WITHAFULLROCKBAND!Thisrockintwo-hourconcertfeaturesmorethan15ofyour favoriteEaglessongsincludingsuchclassicsas HotelCalifornia, HeartacheTonight,Desperado,NewKidinTown &manyothers!Saturday,October23,8p.m.Startingat$59 PHILHARMONICCENTERfortheARTSBuyticketsnowatThePhil.orgorcall(239)597-1900orvisitourBoxOfficeat5833PelicanBayBlvd.,Naples Hours:Monday-Saturday,10a.m-5p.m.;Sunday,noon-5p.m. P L US, R OCKONwi t htheM us i cofP INKFLOYDD e cember 7 onl ya t the P HIL! AREYOUREADYTO ROCK?AREYOUREADYTO ROCK?THEEAGLESperformsWindbornesMusicofNAPLESPHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Heres some of whats ahead on the program at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. For more information about or tickets to any of these performances, call 597-1900 or visit The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra performs Symphonic Dances, a fun, fast-paced program featuring over 200 years of great dance music, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. Stuart Chafetz will conduct numbers including Bohemian Dance from Bizets Carmen, Dvorks Slavonic Dance, a Strauss polka, Tchaikovskys waltz from Sleeping Beauty, Faures Pavane and Artie Shaws big band Clarinet Concerto, featuring principal clarinetist Paul Votapek. Tickets start at $37 for adults and $25 for students. The Philharmonic will soar with The Music of The Eagles at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. Joining the orchestra will be a full rock band led by acclaimed vocalist Randy Jackson (lead singer of the rock band Zebra) and guest conductor Brent Havens. This concert will stay true to the spirit of The Eagles original recordings, including their signature harmonies, while adding an orchestral dimension. The two-hour show will feature more than 15 hits, including Hotel California, Heartache Tonight, Desperado and New Kid in Town. Tickets start at $59. An annual free concert in the band shell at Cambier Park is the Philharmonics way of saying thank you to the community. This years concert is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24. Guest conductor Andrew Lane will lead a program of classical favorites and popular hits, including Tchaikovskys waltz from Sleeping Beauty, Coplands Variations on a Shaker Medley, Gershwins Embraceable You, a tribute to the Beatles, an armed forces salute and more. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. Maestro Andrew Lane will lead the orchestra in Halloween Spooktacular at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. Orchestra members will be in costume as they perform selections including the finale of the original 1925 classic silent film Phantom of the Opera starring Lon Chaney. Also featured will be Mussorgskys spooky A Night on Bald Mountain, Danse Macabre by SaintSans, Bachs Toccata and Fugue plus movie music from Spiderman, Batman, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and more. Dress in costume if you dare! Tickets start at $47 for adults and $26 for students. The seasons first Major/Minor concert, in which musicians from the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra play alongside professional from the Philharmonic, begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7. Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition winners will be also featured. Andrew Lane conducts. Tickets are $10.COMING TO THE PHIL


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 A&E C17 The More the Merrier! BRIOITALIAN.COM The More the Merrier! RECEIVE A $10 GIFT FOR YOU AND EACH OF YOUR GUESTS WHEN YOU HOST YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY AT BRIO* *For parties hosted Nov. 15 thru Dec. 23 Promotion valid Sunday Thursday for parties of 15 or more $10 OFF Valid 1111 thru 31511 A Taste of Tuscany For You! THE WATERSIDE SHOPS5505 TAMIAMI TRAIL N, NAPLES FL 34108(239) 593-5319 Luxury expedition 100 passenger vesselsAward winners forBest Small Ship Antarctica ~ Australias Kimberley ~ Borneo New Zealand ~ Melanesia ~ Papua New Guinea Russian Far East ~ Southeast Asia ~ Sub Antarctic Tuesday, October 26th 5:30pmRSVP 513-0333 Seating is limited 2245 VENETIAN COURT NAPLES, FL 34109239-513-0333 Info@BettyMacleanTravel.comBETTY MACLEAN TRAVEL Inc. SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE ST NAZAIRE CALDERA ST MAARTEN ST PETERSBURG NAWILIWILI LIBSONCALDERA ST MAARTEN ST PETERSBURG NAWILIWILI LIBSON VANCOUVER CALDERA SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE ST NAZAIRE SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE ST NAZAIRE CALDERA ST MAARTEN ST PETERSBURG NAWILIWILI LIBSONCALDERA ST MAARTEN ST PETERSBURG NAWILIWILI LIBSON VANCOUVER CALDERA SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE ST NAZAIRE SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE Mid-year auditions for the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Audition excerpts and other audition requirements may be found online at www. or by calling 254-2612. Brass and string bass players are especially needed. Under the direction of Charles Gottschalk, the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra rehearses weekly on Sunday afternoons and performs on its own and with the Philharmonic. Mid-year tuition is $125 and the refundable music deposit is $35. The Doobie Brothers come rockin down the highway to the Phil for a concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11. The Grammy Award-winning band has sold 50 million records worldwide, including 11 multi-platinum albums and 27 hit singles. Among the tunes audiences will hear are China Grove, Black Water, Takin It to the Streets, What a Fool Believes and Listen to the Music. Tickets start at $69. Diana Ross will make her first-ever Southwest Florida appearance at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at the Phil. The pop icon will perform her greatest hits in a production that includes full costumes and stage designs along with live string and horn sections. The winner of eight American Music Awards and a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors, Ms. Ross has sold more than 100 million records and recorded 18 No. 1 hits. From her storied days with the Supremes to her extraordinary solo career, she is a music legend who sings the soundtrack of our lives. Tickets start at $98. From the producers of Broadways Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy comes the touring production of Cirque Dreams: Illumination A New Dream Appears, at the Phil Tuesday through Sunday, Jan. 11-16. Evening and matinee performances are scheduled. Cirque Dreams: Illumination blends urban acrobatics with imagination and theatrical innovation as 27 artists illuminate objects, balance on wires, leap structures and redefine flight, all to a stylish original score of jazz, salsa, ballroom, pop and trendy street beats. Tickets start at $62. COMING TO THE PHIL COURTESY PHOTOThe Doobie Brothers play the Phil Nov. 11.


C18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PRIX FIXE EARLY DINING MENU$18.00 720 5th Avenue Naples239-304-9461Lunch: 11:30am-4pm Dinner: 4pm close Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 10:30am-4pm Bar Menu available all day Happy Hour 4pm 6pm OPEN FOR LUNCH 7 DAYS A WEEKPRE-THEATRE DININGLIVE ENTERTAINMENT MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY Wooden Indians have been displayed at tobacco stores since the 19th century. Store signs at that time were often pictorial, because many customers could not read. Mayan Indians introduced tobacco to Christopher Columbus and his crew in 1492, but no one understood how the dried leaves were used. But by the 1500s, Englishmen and others were smoking or chewing tobacco. Legend says that Sir Walter Raleigh gave some to Queen Elizabeth after his voyages. By the 1800s, tobacco was used in most parts of the world and was an important agricultural crop. The wooden Indian figure was kept on the street to lure customers inside a tobacconists store. Other advertising figures used through the years have included a Chinese man for a tea shop and a jockey, baseball player, Uncle Sam or even Santa Claus for other businesses. The best wooden Indians were carved in 3-D from a single rounded log. Some were later made of iron. The Indian chiefs, princesses and braves were painted, and usually held a bundle of tobacco leaves or cigars. It is claimed that more than 100,000 carved store figures were in use by 1900. But new laws forced the figures off sidewalks, and most were destroyed. A well-made, wellpreserved antique wooden Indian sells today for thousands of dollars. The record price for a cigar-store figure is $542,400 for a Punch figure, an English comic character (not an Indian) attributed to Samuel Robb (1851-1928), a famous American carver. A few flat Indians also are known. These are made from a flat board, and can have shallow carving or just be painted cutout figures. These folk art pieces sell for much less than the 3-D carvings. Q: I inherited an Archie Bunkers Grandson Joey Stivic doll, made by Ideal. Its in its original box with an instruction sheet and has never been played with. Is there any value to it? A: The Joey Stivic doll was made by Ideal Toy Co. in 1976. Joey Stivic and Archie Bunker were characters on the TV series All in the Family, which ran from 1971 to 1979. Joeys birth was featured on the show in December 1975. Ideal advertised the drink-and-wet doll as physically correct. It caused a stir at the time because it was the first anatomically correct boy doll. Value: about $50. Q: Can you tell me anything about Artistic Pottery in Whittier, Calif.? It was on Workman Mill Road in the 1940s. My father worked there prior to going to Franciscan Pottery in Glendale, Calif. He was a chemist and glaze maker. A: Artistic Potteries operated a factory in Whittier and a showroom in Los Angeles. Little is known about the company, except that it was in business from about 1945 to 1948. The pottery made vases, bowls, figurines and other art pottery. Pieces are marked Artistic Potteries California or just Artistic California. Items made by Artistic Potteries show up on the Internet periodically and usually sell for under $50. Q: I have a folding rocking chair thats marked The Telescope Folding Furniture Co., Inc., Granville, N.Y. I would like to know something about the company. A: The Telescope Folding Furniture Co. was founded in Granville, N.Y., in 1903. The company is still in business making outdoor furniture. Q: I recently acquired a pair of antique opera glasses. I hope you can tell me something about their history and value. The glasses were made by Hirsch, Kahn & Co., Manufacturing Opticians, 333 Kearny St., San Francisco. Thats whats embossed on the inside of the lid of the black leather case they came in. Hirsch, Kahn & Co. is also imprinted on the eyepieces. The barrels, eyepieces and focus knob are mother-ofpearl. Theres an engraving on the front plate that readss, Frank to Kate, 89. A: Opera glasses were very popular during the 19th century, when theater and opera played a larger part in the publics social life than they have since the advent of movies and television. The firm of Carvings that once lured shoppers now lure collectorsKOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING terryKOVEL Hirsch, Kahn & Co. was in existence for only 10 years, from 1886 to 1896. So the engraved on your glasses probably means that the glasses were purchased and engraved as a gift in 1889. It also is likely that the glasses were sold by Hirsch, Kahn & Co., but were manufactured by another firm, probably a French one. Many American opticians ordered opera glasses from France but marked them with their own name. Most antique opera glasses like yours sell today for $100 to $200. Tip: Look out for reworked antique jewelry. An Art Deco diamond bracelet with a large, colored center stone may have once been a watch. 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.COURTESY PHOTOThis painted cutout cigar-store Indian was made about 1900, probably in the Midwest. The back is a flat board. The front has some shallow carving to indicate the figures limbs and facial features. Copake Auction in Copake, N.Y., sold it for $575 in March 2010. ia. Items i es s h ow o d ica lly r $50. rocking e Te l ee Co., o uld e n y n g d a ll e ir a ss h H i r on 8 9 me a an d i s H f a F o b n y j e le N


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C20 WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Join our family friendly crew of Pirates for Halloween Costume Cruises of Chaos on the High Seas Oct. 15 Oct. 31 Call For Times and Reservations 239-765-7272 H D auntePirate Ship Wear ye costume or be ogged!Located at: 239-765-7272 2500 Main Street Ft Myers Beach 90 Minutes of Thrills, Chills, Music and a Swashbuckling Pirate Show Onboard a 65ft. Replica Spanish Galleon Thisyear,allowustohandcraft theperfectfinishtoyour holidaycelebrations,madewith loveusingtheworld'sfinest ingredients.Placeyourorder todaytoensuretimelyavailability offreshlybakedgourmetholiday piesfromtheworldclasspastry chefsatNormanLoveConfections. NEWNAPLESLOCATION OPENINGSOON! 11380LindberghBoulevard,FortMyers MondaythruFriday,7:30a.m.5:30p.m. Saturday,7:30a.m.5p.m.239.561.7215Zonta Club presents funds, honors memberThe Zonta Club of Naples recently awarded funds to the Pace Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee, the Naples and Immokalee Teenage Parenting Programs and Miracles in Action for women in Guatemala. The club also presented its first Sally Sitta Scholarship to the Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology. Funds will be awarded to students in the institutes health sciences program. In addition, Ms. Sitta was presented with a certificate honoring her 37 years of service to the local club. Last year, local Zontians donated $33,600 and volunteered more than 600 hours to nonprofit organizations that enhance the status of women.The club holds its business luncheon meetings at 11:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Hilton Naples. For more information, call Bernie Garabed at 571-2466 or visit Press club ready for new season Take note of the Naples Press Clubs first meeting of the new season. The dateline is Bellasera Hotel for lunch and a program at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 28. Guest speakers will be Wayne Simons and Chad Rufer of WINK News Radio. Cost is $20 for NPC members and $35 for non-members. RSVP by e-mail,ing Get acquainted with newcomers clubsThe Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have been permanent residents of Naples for no more than five years and who want to meet others who are new to the area. The club meets for luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month, year round. Prospective members are invited to coffee at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month. For meeting locations and more information, call 298-4083 or visit The Bonita Springs Newcomers Club welcomes women who have lived in Bonita for less than three years. Luncheons are held at area country clubs on the third Thursday of every month (December meeting is on the second Thursday). For more information, e-mail or visit Ikebana International meets Nov. 3Ikebana International Naples Chapter meets from 9-11 a.m. on the first Wednesday of every month in Moss Hall at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Topic of the Nov. 3 meeting will be Rozome, an ancient Japanese technique using wasresistant fabric, which is currently being used by Japanese kimono masters. New CLUB NOTES


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 A&E C21 TM THE ENGLISH PUBNaples Oldest Authentic British Tavern EST. 1969 Friday & Saturday 4 pm-11 pm FREE Domestic Beer, Glass of House Wine or Soft Drink. Open 7 Days a Week Live Music Wednesday thru Sunday239-775-3727 2408 Linwood Avenue, East Naples Sunday 3 pm 8 pm Served with homemade fries & slaw HALLOWEEN WEEKENDFRIDAY 29 SATURDAY 30 Dress, Huge Prizes, No CoverSUNDAY 31 Vamps, Werewolves, Drink Specials member Leigh Herndon will explain the process and demonstrate the waxing and dyeing process on silk. A member ginza precedes the meeting and a light luncheon will end the program. Attendance is free and all are welcome. Non-members are requested to make a reservation by e-mailing Further more information about the club, visit Local club hosts Florida Camera Club CouncilThe Naples Digital Photography Club will host the annual convention of the Florida Camera Club Council on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 6-7, at Edison State College-Collier Campus. This is the councils first convention since 2006.Photographer and conservationist Clyde Butcher will be the keynote speaker, in keeping with the conventions theme of The Nature of Photography.Saturday workshops will include: an Everglades adventure with Mr. Butcher, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary with Larry Richardson, Shy Wolf Sanctuary with Sonny Saunders, Naples Botanical Gardens with Jim White and at Kowiachobee Game Preserve with Demaris Gonzalez. Jane Zizer will instruct a class in Photoshop, and Carmen Schettino will teach a class in lighting. Seminars and instructors on Sunday will include: Birds as Art, with Artie Morris; lighting, Carmen Schettino; outdoor portraiture, Peggy Farren; framing and matting, Barbara DiMattio; HDR, Jim Trunck; coffee table books, Robyn Scott; slide shows, Jeff Bilyeau; and Adobe Lightroom, R. L. Caron.A pig roast and luau on Sunday evening will be followed by Mr. Butchers keynote address and a panel discussion titles Is it Graphic Art or Photography?The Naples Digital Photography Club meets from 7-9 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month in the conference center of Building J at Edison State College-Collier Campus. The next regular meeting is Thursday, Oct. 14. For more information about the upcoming convention, visit For more information about the photography club, visit CLUB NOTES COURTESY PHOTOSButterfly by Eric Hansen and Ostrich by Betty Saunders


C22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY FREE Admission & Parking!Free Raffle for Great Prizes! 239-352-68003106 Tamiami Trail N., Deadline is the 21st. Quantities are limited. HAVE YOU ORDERED YOUR HALLOWEEN CUPCAKES? ORDER TODAY! i mited A A A A A A A Y Y Y Y Y Y ! ! Cookies ~ Cakes ~ Chocolates Take Out! FL ST#37304 FL ST#37304 5 nt Caribbean fr. $199 7 nt Caribbean fr. $349 7 nt Caribbean fr. $599**Balcony & Bus! 1 0 nt Caribbean fr. $449 19 Day Vegas & The Canal3nts Las Vegas plus Mexico, Costa Rica, full Canal transit, Colombia & Key West!FREE AIR & BUS! fr $1,399 10 Day Alaskan Spotlight2nt in Seattle plus Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Victoria & Tracy Arm Fjord! Air add-on available! fr $699 17 Day Spring TransatlanticSail to the Canary Islands, Palma de Mallorca & Corsica plus 3 nts in Rome! FREE AIR & BUS! fr $1,399 18 Day Enchanting TransatlanticPt. Canaveral to the Azores, Portugal, Belgium & Holland plus 2 nts Copenhagen! FREE AIR & BUS! fr $1,399 Located inside the Hilton Naples 5111 Tamiami Trail N.239.321.5015 Oktoberfest Beer & Burger Tasting! Thursday, October 14 5:30-7:30 PM. Sampling of 5 beers and mini burger trio $20 advance/$25 door. Makers Mark Bourbon Dinner! Wednesday, October 20 6PM, 5 bourbons, 5 courses. $65 Cigar and Rum Tasting! Wednesday, November 17 5:30-7:30 PM! Poolside, live music, and paired with appetizers $20 advance /$25 door. Details/Online Tickets: SHULAS UPCOMING EVENTS!Big Magic for Big Brothers Big SistersEarvin Magic Johnson will be at Bentley Jaguar of Naples from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, for the Big Magic benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Florida. The basketball legend will discuss the sport and his best seller, Ways To Be A Champion Business. Cocktails, hors doeuvres and a silent auction are part of the evening as well. Tickets are $125. A donation of $1,000 per couple will allow entry to the Magic Circle for a private reception with Mr. Johnson at 6 p.m. Funds raised will help almost 200 Collier County children on the waiting list to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Big Magic sponsors include Kohls, Arthrex, FGCU and Hodges University. For more information, call Carolyn Kurtz at 281-4414 or visit Pubs for Paws makes the rounds for pet clinicThe Collier Spay Neuter Clinic holds its third annual Pubs for Paws from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. The pub crawl embarks via Naples Transportation trolleys from South Street City Oven Grill and proceeds to The Pub at Mercato, Boston Beer Garden and Applebees Neighborhood Grill before returning to South Street for live music and more. Raffle prizes, food and drink will be at each stop along the way. Tickets are $45 per person. To sign up, call 514-7647 or e-mail Family fashions on parade for NCH pediatricsThe NCH North Naples Hospital Auxiliary presents Generations, a fashion show by Trish Williams Productions to benefit the NCH North Naples Hospital Pediatrics Department at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at The Club at The Strand. In addition to fashions for the whole family from boutiques in Mercato, The Promenade at Bonita Bay and The Village on Venetian Bay, the afternoon will include guest speaker Dr. Deborah Lopez, a specialist in pediatric critical care and director of the Pediatric Department at NCH-North Naples. Tickets for $45 are available at the volunteer office and at the gift shop at NCH-North Naples. For more information, call 552-7703 or e-mail Barbara. Celebrate the arts with the UAC at Masquerade MagicThe United Arts Council of Collier County kicks off November Celebrate the Arts Month with Masquerade Magic at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Hilton Naples. Tickets are $75 for general admission and $125 for a VIP package that includes reserved seating, two drink tickets and gift bags. Title sponsor for the 2010 Celebrate the Arts Month is Moran Edwards Asset Management Group. For more information, call 263-8242 or visit Make sure the Bucket List Bash is on your listThe American Cancer Society presents the first Bucket List Bash at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at The RitzCarlton Golf Resort. High bidders on an array of creative auction items designed to celebrate life will be able to cross off incredible experiences on their bucket lists. Event chair is Donna Solimene; co-chair is Katie Doerr. Tickets for $375 per person will go on sale when sponsorships are sold out. Platinum sponsors to date are Premiere Radiation Oncology, Ms. Solimene and Dan and Katie Doerr. Additional sponsors already signed on are Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust, Wells Fargo-Moran Edwards Asset Management Group, Arthrex, 21st Century Oncology, Audi Naples and Naples Illustrated. For reservations or more information, contact Kim Azar-Anderson at the American Cancer Society, 261-0337. Red Cross getting ready for gift seasonThe Collier County chapter of the American Red Cross hosts Red, White & Brew from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, at the Hilton Naples. Proceeds will help fill Stockings for the Troops packages for military personnel stationed overseas. The local ARC sends more than 1,000 packages to troops every year. Red, White & Brew sponsorships are still available, and silent auction donations are welcome. Tickets for $50 are available by calling Julie Fuller at 596-6868, ext. 22, e-mailing or visiting Fashion show will benefit Childrens HospitalThe Lutgert Companies presents a Trish Williams Production fashion show along with an auction and luncheon to benefit The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. Professional models will stroll the runway along with local residents Nancy Near and Patti Peterson and hospital patients Chase Hoover and Amanda Cregmiles, all donning fashions from shops in Mercato, Neopolitan Way, The Village on Venetian Bay and The Promenade at Bonita Bay. Tickets are $65 each. Table sponsorships including 10 priority seats are $1,000. For tickets or more information, call Pat Smart at 495-8295. SAVE THE DATE


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 YOU ONLY NEEDONE CLUB For more information please contact MARC FREIBURG | PREMIER CLUB 7760 Golden Gate Parkway | Naples, FL 34105 | 239.659.3714FOR A LIMITED TIME, PREMIER CLUB IS OFFERING A TRIAL MEMBERSHIP. Book your tickets for casino nightFriends of the Library of Collier County are betting in Red, White & Roulette, their second annual casino night, to raise funds for the Collier County library system. The gaming and more fun begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church. For more information, visit Immokalee agency plans fundraisersImmokalee Housing & Family Services is planning a Youre My Hero luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. Tickets are $50 per person. IHFS is also planning a dinner dance on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at the Hilton Naples. Tickets are $100. For more information or tickets to either of the above events, call 657-8335 or visit Handbag Happy Hour at Miromar The eighth annual ICAN Handbag Happy Hour is set for Friday, Nov. 5, at the Miromar Design Center in Estero. The doors open at 4 p.m. and the party begins at 5 p.m. Donations include an autographed PUCCI handbag from Gwyneth Paltrow. Chicos FAS is designing a one-of-a-kind purse for the live auction. Sponsorship packages from $500 to $5,000 are still available. Tickets are $75. For more information, contact Mitch Haley at the Island Coast AIDS Network, 337-2391, ext. 211, or e-mail Catholic Charities dinner and concertCatholic Charities of Collier County will host America the Beautiful, a Veterans Day dinner and fundraiser in honor of all military service men and women, veterans and chaplains, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at St. John the Evangelist Church. Paul Todd and Friends will perform their new America the Beautiful concert. Tickets are $100 per person. Proceeds will benefit charities' various efforts, especially the School on Wheels program in Immokalee and scholarships for counseling services. For more information and tickets, call CCCC at 455-2655 or Paul Todd Charities at 262-6577. Tea and fashions for humane societyThe Humane Society Naples holds its 12th annual Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Naples Yacht Club. Models will wear the latest fashions by Marissa Collections, and pets from the Humane Society Naples will sporting their own canine couture from Pucci and Catana. Tickets for $110 are available at www. or by calling Patricia Connell at 643-1880, ext. 18. Try If the Shoe Fits on for sizeThe eighth annual If the Shoe Fits, a benefit for the Take Stock in Children program of the Education Foundation of Collier County, takes place Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Saks Fifth Avenue at Waterside Shops. About 300 guests will shop, bid on auction items and enjoy food and drink including the signature Shoetini provided by sponsors McCormick & Schmicks and Pinnacle Vodka. Kathleen Passidomo, recipient of the Education Foundations 2010 Glass Slipper Award, will also be honored for her dedication and service toward the betterment of Collier Countys children. Tickets are $100. For more information, call 643-4755. Evening of history at the GardenThe Empowerment Alliance of Southwest Florida presents Legends and Lore: Celebrating the Past to Empower for the Future at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Naples Botanical Garden. The evening of stories about Southwest Florida history will feature author and historian Robert Macomber, Lodge McKee of the Collier County Historical Society and a speaker from the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum. The goal is to raise $50,000 to help families who are struggling to keep their homes or who need education and counseling prior to purchasing a home, and to assist them in obtaining mortgages and building homes. Sponsors to date are Brian Sullivan Contractor, Henderson Franklin Attorneys at Law and Stroemer & Company CPAs. Additional sponsors and silent auction donations are welcome. Tickets for $50. Call 658-3315 or visit Marco rescue group is having a HairballThe annual Hairball to benefit For the Love of Cats, Marco Islands no-kill rescue organization and shelter, is set for 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Island Country Club. Bill Wood from Fox 4 News Rising will host the evening, which includes dinner, silent auction, a hole-in-one Purrfect Putt game and a reverse raffle for a 42-inch LCD television. Sweet auction for local charitiesBonita Estero Area Realtors and Mediterra are teaming up for BEARs annual dessert auction from 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, in the clubhouse at Mediterra. All proceeds will benefit area charities. Admission is free for those who RSVP by calling 992-6771. Cost at the door with no RSVP is $20. Attendance is limited to 150 people. For more information, call Emily Fleming at BEAR, 992-6771. SAVE THE DATE


C24 A&E WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Announcing NFL Tailgate Parties at The Bayfront Inn You won't want to miss them! All the games Widescreen HD TV Tailgate specials beginning at 12:00 pm NFL SUNDAY TICKET! 1221 5th Ave South Call (239) 649-5800 for more info Enough said... Now be there! KIDS EAT FREE!!! River Bar River Bar OPEN Join Jack s Club Great food!Cold drinks!Good times! never Best $11.99Includes FREE soup or salad, glass of house wine and ice cream dessert with choice of:ROAST PORK SHRIMP PASTA CHICKEN PARMESAN SOUTHWEST CHICKEN FETTUCCINE WITH CLAM SAUCE KEY LIME GROUPER ALASKAN POLLOCK Expires 10/17/10.OPEN 7 DAYS 11am-9pm Everyday Sunday Breakfast 8am 3pmNeapolitan Way Shopping Center 745 Neapolitan Way 25% OFFEntire CheckNot valid with any other offers.Expires 10/17/10. $5.00 Express Lunch Specials11-2 pm Happy Hour 5-7 pm 2 for 1 well, house wine or beer! Literacy volunteers get ready to danceThe fourth annual Dancing with the Stars to benefit Literacy Volunteers of Collier County takes place Friday, Nov. 19, at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. Community leaders who have been paired with professional dancers from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio are: Lou Traina, Hodges University; Karen Coney Coplin, Downing-Frye Realty; Dr. Lisa Caprio, anesthesiologist; Troy Melancon, nurse anesthetist; Stacey Herring, Fifth Third Bank; and Vicki Tracy, The Arlington. Tickets are $150 per person. For more information, call LVCC at 262-4448. Red Kettle drive coming up soonThe Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign for the holiday season kicks off with dinner and an auction at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. Tickets are $75 per person. For more information, call Ms. Batten at 6596185. Evening in India for David LawrenceThe David Lawrence Foundation will hold India: An Exotic Journey, on Friday, Jan. 14, at the Naples Yacht Club. Dinner, dancing, live entertainment and a silent auction will add to the excitement of this mystical themed event. East Indian attire is encouraged. A variety of sponsorship opportunities and levels are available. Tickets to the event are $500 per person, $1,200 per VIP patron and $5,000 per table of 10. For additional information or to reserve a ticket, contact the David Lawrence Foundation at 354-1416. Church plans fundraising galaFaith for the Future is the theme for North Naples United Methodist Churchs the first fundraising gala and dinner auction. An elegant evening of dinner, contemporary Christian music by Peggy Ryba and Dan Lamey and live and silent auctions is set for Saturday, March 19, at the Hilton Naples. Tickets are $75 per person, and proceeds will support the missions and ministries of the church. Honorary chairs are Kim and Kent Friedman. For more information, call 354-0722. Ave Maria gala for scholarshipsAve Maria University holds its seventh annual Gyrene Gala on Saturday, March 5, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. Proceeds will benefit the schools scholarship fund for Marines and combat veterans from all branches of the military who are interested in attending AMU. Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available. For more information, call Dalna Berrios at 280-1523 or e-mail SAVE THE DATE


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C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYFLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY Community School of Naples fashion show CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY C HARLIE M C D O NAL D / FL O RIDA WEEKL Y 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@ 8 9 10 11 6 7 2 1 4 3 1. Mark Danni 2. Valerie and Martyn Price 3. Kaleigh Grover and Shalyn Ormsby 4. Karin and Ron Ciesla 5. Annah Price 6. Rosalie Johnson-Fogg, Wendie Smith and Brenda Canada 7. David and Jeanine Eklund 8. Valentina Grekos 9. Deanna Celano and Laura Hoake 10. Ioana Relics and Kelly Hammer 11. Vivian Grimes


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ The Education Foundation's 2010 Glass Slipper reception The United Arts Councils annual arts forumTerri Wegman, Mark Danni and Robin DeMattia Amy Snyder and Joe Cox Mally Khorasantchi and Elaine ReedCOURTESY PHOTOS DAWN DINARDO / COURTESY PHOTOS 10 Neighborhood Locations In Lee & Collier Counties View Our Entire Menu Online @ 1 5 3 2 41. Sania Rizk, Ginger Barkhausen, Mike Davis and Cyndy Kirkham DiNardo2. Rachel Gutman, Emily Bua, 2010 Glass Slipper honoree Kathleen Passidomo, Debbi Wallace and Linda Morton3. Rachel Gutman and Debi Brown4. Lisvet Luceno and her Take Stock in Children mentor, Patsy Carter-Rattigan5. Kaleigh Grover and Di Severns


C28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 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@ The Conservancys RedSnook tournament party Cancer Alliance of Naples toasts auction bachelors at happy hour 1. Kara Selvia and James Kurnik 2. Jerry Van Degrift, Meghan Toppino and Seth Berman3. Lori Pheasant, Don McHugh and Allyson MacLea 4. Jennifer Nackley, Patricia Williams, Sean Nolan, Jenny Craig and Kena Yoke5. Ken Kelly, Richard Ballo and Sonny Grech 1. Fitzgerald Grass flanked by Miami Dolphin cheerleaders 2. Roland Martin, Lori and Tom Wagor3. JoAnn Johansen4. Andrew McElwaine, Jim Lozelle and Gil LaCroix5. Kevin Johnson and Mike Klein DENNIS GOODMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY PEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Be sure to visit my Web-Site today for all South West Florida Active Listings! D eNomme Villas Pienza: Listed at 870,0004852 W. Boulevard CourtBolero at Tiburon: Listed at 524,0002647 Bolero Drive, Unit 101 Ventanas at Tiburon: Priced from 638,000 to 299,900 2748 Tiburon Blvd, Unit C-102 2748 Tiburon Blvd, Unit C-103 2748 Tiburon Blvd, Unit C-406Walden Oaks: Priced at 249,000 6989 Lone Oak Boulevard Denotes Open House this Sunday from 1to 4 PMLets Talk!Open House Sunday from 1 to 4 PMwww.NaplesHomeSweetHome.com239.404.7787 MichelleDeNommeyour fine home specialist REALTOROpportunities await you with fantastic Buyer Incentives! Contact me today!My expertise is invaluable to the selection process whether you are Buying, Selling your home or Relocating to South West Florida! 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C29 FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ night of the bluegrass season at The Norris Center 1. Phyllis and Larry McCommon2. Billy Metts, Patty Hisler and Evie Metts3. Ronald Smith and Chris Hisler4. Andrew OConnor and John Hisler5. The band Lost and Found: Allen Mills, Scott Napier, Ronald Smith, Scottie Sparks6. Russ Morrison and Jerry Williamson7. Gianna and Jean Cardarelli8. Mark and Janice EvansIris LaBrie and Stu Jenne Beth Crosley and Julio PintsoPEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY1 Also at The Norris Center: The Crosleys: A Family Affair art exhibit 1 4 2 3 56 7 8


Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY CAPRIA TASTE OF ITALY ENTERTAINMENT Comedy at the CARPI COMEDY SUNDAYS STARTING OCTOBER 17OPEN MIC NIGHT DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? THURSDAYS6pmJebry Jazz Jam FRIDAYS6:30pmManhattan Connection TUESDAYSSteve RobertsKaraoke 6:30pm1/2 Price Cheese Pizzadine in only WEDNESDAYS October 276:30 pmNevada Smith PIZZERIA ~ RISTORANTE ~ LOUNGE 11140 Tamiami Tr. N., Naples 239.594.3500 Riverchase Plaza at US 41 & Immokalee MONDAYS6pmBob Zottola and the Expandable Jazz BandSATURDAY OCTOBER 30Bill Jollie6:30pmNEW COMEDIANS EVERY WEEK! PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous reviews:Alexanders, 4077 Tamiami Trail N.; 262-4999 A splendid courtyard and equally lovely dining room afford customers plenty of charm that pairs well with chef/ owner Alexander Bernards food, a mix of European and American fare. There are also several dishes marked as healthier lower in calories, fat and/or salt. Jumbo lump crabmeat in garlic butter was simple and succulent. Equally good was a wild mushroom and goat cheese strudel served with caramelized apples and sun-dried cherry gastrique. Misocrusted butterfish was another simple but elegant dish and the duck with its crisp skin, moist flesh, and tart-sweet lingonberries and port wine reduction was excellent. Leave room for the house-made desserts, such as apple nut cake with ice cream and Monikas crepe of passion. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2008IM Tapas, 965 Fourth Ave. N.; 403-8272 Theres nothing puny about the small plates that emerge from the kitchen at IM Tapas. Each looks like a work of art and possesses big, fresh flavors that reveal the passionate dedication to this classic Spanish cuisine of its creators, chefs Isabel Polo Pozo and Mary Shipman. A polished staff and stylish dining room add to the warmth and conviviality of meal at this little off-the-beatenpath gem. Highlights from a recent meal included fresh anchovies in garlic, chorizo in cider, wild bonito with pomegranate seeds and pomegranate foam, duck breast with figs and port wine reduction, bacalao-stuffed peppers and a plate of stellar artisanal cheeses. While not situated in one of the citys popular dining areas, it could easily hold its own among them, its easy to find and theres plenty of parking. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2009Noodles Italian Caf and Sushi Bar, Mission Square Plaza, 1585 Pine Ridge Road; 592-0050 Pasta and sushi just doesnt seem a natural combination to me, but Noodles makes it work, offering upscale Italian fare, first-class sushi and a handful of low-carb options served by an able staff in a swanky club setting. Items from both East and West were excellent, including a nightly special of grilled shrimp and the whimsically named Paisano roll (fried snapper, scallions and cucumber topped with smoked salmon, avocado, sesame and sweet sauce). The lamb shanks were tender and delicious, served with natural juices enhanced by a bit of wine, garlic, rosemary, bay leaves and celery over house-made fettuccine. The cioppino featured a fresh mix of seafood also served over pasta. For dessert, one wedge of light, creamy Key lime pie was plenty for two. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2009Tavern on the Bay, 489 Bayfront Place; 530-2225Its a sports bar, but one that offers a more diverse selection of food and drink than you might expect in a place where people gather to cheer on their teams via satellite TV. Revel in wings, burgers, nachos and such if you want, but there are also wok dishes, salads and full-scale entrees, some even of a heart-healthy nature. Thai Bangkok wings were crisp, sweet and spicy, while an ahi tuna appetizer was lightly seared with a peppery-herbed exterior accompanied by pickled ginger, wasabi and soy vinaigrette. A mushroom Swiss burger was well executed, served with delicious house-made potato chips and a fried shrimp platter with fries was bountiful and tasty with the exception of some room temperature slaw. Service was above average throughout the meal, from the host to the server and expediters. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed April 2009Thai Star, 26521 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 992-9825 Tucked into a side wing of a small strip center, Thai Star isnt highly visible from U.S. 41, but lovers of authentic Thai fare will be well rewarded for finding it. Chef Vong Vilaysack makes magic in the kitchen while her husband, Bill, does an equally good job at the front of the house. The appetizer menu is dizzying some 50 choices and worth making a meal of themselves. The som tum was a first-rate version of this popular salad that melds shredded papaya with tomato, peanuts, fish sauce, garlic and chilis. The larbkoong featured steamed shrimp with scallions, red onion, mint, kaffir leaves, lime and roasted crushed jasmine. A classic pad Thai, vibrant red curry with tofu and ginger talay (with mixed seafood, ginger, vegetables and brown sauce) were perfectly cooked, properly seasoned and served with just the degree of heat requested. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2009


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 14-20, 2010 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE It wasnt long after Id reviewed Sweet Mamas Island Cuisine last year that chef/owner Sheraz Khan ran into landlord issues and had to shut the doors on her little caf across from NCH on U.S. 41. All too often, that sort of ending usually means its the last youll see of even gifted chefs like Ms. Khan, aka Sweet Mama. But thats not the end of the story in this instance. Sweet Mamas headed on down the Trail and took over the former Mr. Moms diner, resulting in a larger dining room and a roomier kitchen in which she can whip up a more varied assortment of goodies, Jamaican and otherwise. The new restaurant offers more substantial tables and chairs in a room with brick walls, Tiffanystyle hanging lights and island art that those who frequented the first incarnation of the restaurant are apt to recognize. Theres a second, smaller dining room for larger parties or overflow. Except when shes cooking, Ms. Khan is likely to be in the dining room greeting new arrivals. On the night I visited, she was about to give a youngster a tour of the kitchen, but stopped to welcome a party of five first, telling the little boy, You dont want to leave them at the door by themselves. The menu is largely island influenced, although theres a nod to Italy where Ms. Khan trained as a chef as well as China and India countries she says are part of her lineage. It all makes for an eclectic selection and allows those whose palates arent quite ready for the all-out spice of the Jamaican dishes to choose something tamer. While perusing the menu, we tried a bottle of Red Stripe beer and one of Jamaican ginger beer, a tangy effervescent beverage without alcohol but with a gingery kick. All entrees come with salads, which turned out to be large and fresh. We tried the house dressing, ginger balsamic, and enjoyed the light tang the ginger added to the well-balanced vinaigrette. Next came appetizers: fried calamari ($9.99) and coconut shrimp ($8.99). Both were properly fried to golden brown. The calamari rings were crisp outside but tender within. We liked the tangy cocktail sauce served with them, a clever departure from the usual marinara. The crunchy breading on the shrimp had plenty of coconut, but it wasnt the super-sweet variety so it didnt overpower the shrimp. A creamy sauce with notes of mango and a spicy finish was just right for dipping. Next came small pieces of warm corn casserole, something of a cross between cornbread and corn pudding. It was sweet, moist and far too small a portion for my taste. I may order that as my main course on my next visit. Our entrees arrived steaming hot. My companion tried the jerk shrimp ($16), while I sampled the curry chicken ($13.99). Both came with large mounds of rice studded with peas and beans, which helped balance the fiery jerk and curry sauces. Theres no dumbing down the seasoning for Americans accustomed to mild flavors here. These sauces were bold, sizzling and authentic. The ginger beer helped diminish the burn, but it took a large piece of homemade Key lime pie to vanquish it entirely. Sweet Mamas Key lime uses the traditional sweetened condensed milk but does so sparingly so that the lime flavor stands out. Freshly made whipped cream and ripe strawberries all made for a rich, soothing finish to the meal. If theres one area in which Sweet Mamas could use a boost, its in service. The lone server on duty the night of our visit told us she generally works the day shift. That might be why she seemed unfamiliar with the dinner menu. But she also appeared unschooled in some service basics, such as bringing the beer bottle to the table then pouring it rather than simply delivering a full glass. We needed to ask three times for glasses of water, and she set our totaled bill on the table without asking if wed like any coffee or dessert, which, as it turned out, we did. In the big picture, however, such service peccadilloes are minor when compared with the charm and hospitality of Ms. Khan, her taste-bud-tingling cuisine or the pleasure of a leisurely meal on island time at Sweet Mamas. karenFELDMAN Sweet Mama reopens in better digs with a bigger menu Thursday, Oct. 14, 5:30-8 p.m., Decanted: Sparkling wine is not just for special occasions anymore. Learn about sparklers from all over the world and how to incorporated them into meals; $10, with $5 credit toward purchase, 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 434-1814. Thursday, Oct. 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Shulas Steak House: Celebrate Oktoberfest with a beer and burger tasting, featuring five beers and a mini burger trio for $20 in advance, $25 at the door; Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail N.; 430-4999. Thursday, Oct. 14, 6-8 p.m., Whole Foods Market: Experience a full German banquet prepared by Chef Illansy Ruiz; $10, Mercato, 9101 Strada Place; 552-5100 or register at www.acteva. com/go/LifestyleCenter. Advance registration required. Saturday, Oct. 16, 23 and 30, 7:3011:30 a.m., Third Street South: The weekly farmers market sets up in the parking area behind Tommy Bahamas between Third Street and Gordon Drive. Sunday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Coconut Point: The third annual Taste of Coconut Point features food from the shopping complexs restaurants as well as live entertainment; $3 adults, children 12 and younger free, 23106 Fashion Drive, Estero; 992-9966. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m., Shulas Steak House: Sample three Makers Mark brands never sold to the public during this dinner that features a total of five bourbons and five courses; Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail N.; 430-4999. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m., Angelinas Ristorante: This dinner, the kick-off for the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, features a four-course meal and wines from Staglin Family Vineyards, the festivals signature vintner this year; $119, 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 390-3187. Reservations required. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 5:308 p.m., Decanted: The Ultimate Throwdown features the stores wine distributors bringing several of their best wines for competition. Taste up to 30 wines and help determine the winners, which will compete in the finals in December; $25, 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 434-1814. Reservations required (this event sells out). Submit event listings to food & wine CALENDAR v e H ilT rail N N .; m. An n geer th h e ri da a m hi s 8 Th wi ne of the i Taste de term in co mpete in $2 5, 141 0 Re se r ev e Cu i Sweet Mamas Island Cuisine, >> Hours: Open 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. daily and 5-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted. >> Price range: Appetizers, $3.25-$10; entrees, $13.99-$21 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served. >> Seating: Conventional tables and chairs >> Specialties of the house: Fried calamari, coconut shrimp, macaroni pie, gator bites, jerk chicken pasta, Singapore fried noodles, curry chicken, jerk lamb, curry goat, Chinese ve-spice duck breast, seafood jambalaya, shrimp etouffee >> Volume: Low to moderate >> Parking: Free lotRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 3560 Tamiami Trail East, Naples; 692-9442 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor If you go SWEET MAMA KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYTop: Large salads accompany all entrees. Left: Shrimp fried in a crisp coconut breading are served with a creamy dipping sauce thats sweet with a spicy finish. Below: Sweet Mamas serves jerk shrimp in a traditional fiery sauce. Chicken and lamb are also available prepared jerk style.

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