Florida weekly

Material Information

Florida weekly
Place of Publication:
Naples, FL
Florida Media Group, LLC
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
1 online resource : ;


Subjects / Keywords:
Periodicals -- Naples (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
periodical ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Collier County -- Naples


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began with: Vol. 1, No. 1 (October 2-8, 2008)

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
Copyright, Florida Media Group, LLC. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
Resource Identifier:
on10387 ( NOTIS )
1038797485 ( OCLC )
2018226752 ( LCCN )
AN1.F6 N37 F56 ( lcc )

UFDC Membership

Florida Digital Newspaper Library


This item is only available as the following downloads:

Full Text


ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 HISTORY A14 HEALTHY LIVING A23 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B8-9 REAL ESTATE B11 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6-7 BOOK REVIEW C12 SAVE THE DATE C25-26 SOCIETY C27-29 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. III, No. 14 FREE WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011POSTAL CUSTOMER DATED MATERIAL REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: JANUARY 6, 2011 Typical teen, or not?David Lawrence Center adds group therapy for youngsters suffering depression, anxiety. A23 A Neapolitan New YearCelebrating on the beach and at an art fair, and more holiday fund. C27-29 One dog tale, twiceNaples Players, Florida Rep bring Sylvia to the stage. C1 To the cloudLocals test Googles new operating system. B1 John James Audubon explored Southwest Florida in the early 1800s as he worked on his unprecedented Birds of America. First published as a series between 1827 and 1838, the book contained 435 handcolored, life-size prints featuring nearly 500 bird species. Mr. Audubon returns to Naples in the persona of professional storyteller Brian Fox Ellis as part of the seventh annual Southwest Florida Nature Festival. Mr. Ellis portrays Mr. Audubon across the country via John James Audubon, a performance he researched and created in 2003 with a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of the 100th anniversary of the National Wildlife Refuge System. In character as Mr. Audubon, he will narrate a sunset birding and hors doeuvres cruise aboard the Marco Island Princess from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13. On Friday, Jan. 14, he will deliver the nature festivals keynote address from 5-8 p.m. at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. One of the highlights of the keynote evening will be 34 museum-quality Audubon prints that Mr. Ellis is bringing from his Actor brings John James Audubon to life in NaplesSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY KY KING, DAVY CROCKETT, TWEETY BIRD AND BARBIE watched Cassius Clay turn Muslim and JFK turn dead. Jackie K. turned Jackie O., while Johnny U. and G.I. Joe joined RFK and MLK on lists of long ago. What a long, strange trip its been, as the Grateful Dead sang in 1970, when the trip was still young.Along with thousands more icons and defining emblems of the baby boom generation The Beatles and the Stones, Dylan and Hendrix, The Nam, to name a tiny few when the first of the boomers began hitting 65 late last week, those memories collectively aged too, it seemed. And if major mirror-searching and minor soul-searching were any indications, so did American culture as a whole. Statistics flashed with near-neon intensity from almost every media source, as if to tattoo the new reality into the old bodies of people who once claimed to trust nobody over 30. Every day for the next 19 years, roughly 10,000 Americans will reach the age of 65, according to the Pew Research Center. About 26 percent of BOOMERSTURN 65& redefine what it means to be a seniorBY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ SEE BOOMERS, A8 I hope I die before I get old (Talkin bout my generation) The WhoPHOTOS COURTESY & LIBRARY OF CONGRESSCassius Clay, Bob Dylan, Jackie O., JFK and Keith Richards are all icons of the generation that is hitting retirement age. S KY K w a t Jac k Joe BY R O GER W r williams@ or 13 13% of population in U.S. that is 65 or older a sang in 1 9 A l on g wit h and de f inin g boom gener a the Stones, D Nam, to na m fi f h b What a 17 17% of population in Florida that is 65 or older bo late last week lectively aged And if maj o minor sou l -se cation s, so di a wh ol e Stati s ti cs fl i ntensity fro m fi rst o f t h e b la te l ast we e 27 27% of population in Collier County that is 65 or older SEE AUDUBON, A9 COURTESY PHOTOBrian Fox Ellis as John James Audubon


DR. H. KURTIS BIGGS is the founder of the Joint Replacement Institute and brings the experience of over 5,000 successful joint replacements to Southwest Florida. His unique practice style of personalized orthopedic care combined with state-of-the-art surgical techniques provides for unparalleled outcomes. Dr. Biggs completed his fellowship at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation before entering private practice. He was instrumental in developing a tertiary referral center as well as two, hospital-based joint replacement centers in Ohio before relocating to Florida. He continues to serve as a national knee and hip replacement instructor and an advisor on replacement technology development.Specializing inHIP, KNEE & SHOULDER SURGERY Free Seminar:January 15, 2010, 10:00 amNCH Downtown. Telford Center. Classroom 3. Call for reservations. Seating is limited.NEW PATIENTS WELCOME Privileges at all Area Hospitals Most Insurances AcceptedDr. H. Kurtis BiggsFellowship Trained Joint Replacement Surgeon Board Certi ed Orthopedic Surgeon 239 261.2663 {BONE}www.jointinstitute .com1250 Pine Ridge Road, Suite #3 Naples, FL 34108 CUSTOM FIT KNEE & DIRECT ANTERIOR HIP NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Old, old-timer, old man, old woman, old fogey, oldster. Ancient one, crusty old thing, old geezer, old codger, old fart. Geriatric, golden ager, pensioner. At the daily newspapers where I once worked family papers they called them writers were not supposed to use the term old, or any other term like it, to refer to people who had lived long enough to go over the hill. Come to think of it, you werent supposed to call a dead person dead, either. Instead, the rules required us to use such words as senior or elderly or even mature, or perhaps a euphemism like seasoned. In Collier County that etiquette is clumsy, since our current population of about 318,500 includes 85,350 who are 65 or older 26.8 percent, according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics. If youre telling Southwest Florida stories or any Florida stories youre frequently going to have to describe old people, in other words. The look-away rules dont apply just to newspapers, either. As everybody knows, theres a tacit cultural imperative directed at all of us to look away from old age. Ive always wondered why. Why do we pussyfoot around old either the term or the reality? Most or all of the old people I know arent deceived by the face in the mirror or the ache in the back or the date on the calendar or the many harsher realities that come with surviving youth and middle age and moving on. (Middle age defined literally, by the way, would be roughly 38 for white males in America, and a little less for black males. And it would be almost 41 for white females an a bit younger for black females.) Instead, younger people worry about old either being it or becoming it. Baby boomers, for example, often tend to be hypersensitive about references to their age. But old people usually seem to be able to handle both the tag and the reality.In general, our sensibilities about being old are riven with prejudice prejudice, meaning simply to pre-judge something. Younger people dont have enough experience with older people, so they prejudge them or misjudge them. When I was very young, my parents refused to look away from the notion or the reality of old, fortunately for me. Even so, most old people passed through my days only occasionally, like stately ships or slow, grand cars tha t sputte red a lot. Sometimes I enjoyed it, and sometimes I didnt. I remember kissing my great aunts, three of them who came from Kentucky and lived together all their lives, only with reluctance. They powdered their cheeks and beamed at my approach, lining up to present those cheeks with a warm formality that had to end in lips (mine) on soft wrinkled flesh (theirs). And I used to go with my parents to a nursing home to visit Auntie Witherspoon, because my mother insisted. The old lady won my admiration by dispensing with ceremonies of the cheek and asking me straight out, Did you shoot any rabbits? The last time I saw her she lay flat on her back, a woman so old that the geography of her face had become canyons and gullies and arroyos, and the teeth in her mouth only memories. But that didnt stop her from throwing up both her arms like a rifleman when she asked the question, and grinning at me toothlessly. The place smelled like urine, of course, and it took me years to separate that reality from the wonderful woman she was. And one of the last times I saw her brother-in-law, a rancher named Billy Witherspoon thin as a rail, brown as an Indian, old as the hills he stepped out of his cabin and shot a rabbit with a slingshot, then gave me some hard candy. My grandmother, on the other hand (she came from Kentucky with her sisters but raised seven children on a cattle ranch), was too familiar for me to call old. When I climbed in her bed in the mornings, she made sounds old ladies make, then told me to quit rustling around. In her flower-print dress, she chopped wood with an axe, cooked trout I caught on a wood-burning stove and roasted the grouse or rabbits we shot sometimes. Later, my grandfather gone, she traveled overseas to see what they did there to South America to visit ranchers, to New Zealand, Greece, Japan and Israel. She was unsentimental and kind and broad-minded and eternally cheerful. Somehow, those experiences and a herd of others have led to my present revulsion at the distance weve placed our own old from us at the way we pretend not to see them, at the way we so frequently fail to slow down for them, thus squandering a measureless wealth of knowing. We might as well ignore a rich bank account sitting available in our names, or throw away our maps and compasses while wandering the deep woods.We refuse to call them old when they are. We fail to celebrate their extraordinary beauty, both physically and mentally. We shield our children from them simply by making no extra effort to include old people in the lives of young people, no matter what they look like or smell like or sound like or think like. All of its just boneheaded and lazy and selfish, as I see it.Theyre old. And theyre beautiful though not always easy to understand, not always right, not always companionable. But here in this space, I can call them old. And feel grateful to know them today. And force my boys to spend time in their company, kissing their cheeks and looking at the lined leather of their faces and hearing their stories, whether they want to or not. And then I can become one myself, perhaps, with a sure sense of the direction home having watched them mark the trail all my life. Editors note: A version of this column first appeared in Florida Weekly in July 2009.Marking a trail home rogerWILLIAMS rwilliams@floridaweekly.comCOMMENTARY


MATTER BROTHERS MATTER BROTHERS MATTER BROTHERS Furniture and Mattress FactoryMATTER BROTHERSM B FORT MYERS11750 S Cleveland Ave 239.275.3968NAPLES7200 Trail Blvd 239.598.3330www.matterbrothersfurniture.comFREE DELIVERY FREE REMOVAL OF OLD MATTRESSMasterRest X-FrimSanibel FinnessePLUSH PRICED STARTING ATQUEEN SETS$99700SELECT PRICED STARTING ATQUEEN SETS$79700VALUE PRICED STARTING ATQUEEN SETS$59900MATTRESSES COMFORTERS & BLANKETS MATTRESS PADS OUTLAST SLEEP SYSTEMS SHEETS PILLOWS & PILLOW COVERSMATTER BROTHERS MATTRESS FACTORY MADE HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDAMATTER BROTHERS COMPLETE SLEEP SYSTEM MATTRESS FACTORY750 thread count deep pocket sheet sets, premium pillows and mattress pads HYPO-ALLERGENIC TALALAY LATEX MATTRESSESFACTORY DIRECT MATTRESSESFACTORY DIRECT ADJUSTABLE BEDSThe best mattress for your back, must provide support while cushioning and relieving pressure points. Our Talalay Latex Beds do more: they conform to the contours of your body and feel amazing as soon as you lie down! MATTER BROTHERS Split King Sheets (only place In-Stock in SWFL) The complete bed system with multi-position head and foot zones, rediscovers wellness and bedroom activity personalized to the way you live in bed; read, work, watch TV, eat even sleep! Temperature swings in the sleep environment are one of the main causes of sleep disturbances. Bedding with Outlast technology keeps you at a steady, comfortable temperature throughout the entire night so you sleep better, longer!ORIGINALLY DESIGNED FOR NASA BODY HEAT CAMERA HEAT IMPRESSIONS ON A CONVENTIONAL MATTRESS So isnt it important to get the best sleep possible?1/3 of your life in bed ...You spendVALUE PRICED STARTING ATQUEEN SETS$149700 Get a Cooler Night Sleep!100% Talalay Latex WE ARE THE FACTORY NO MIDDLEMAN WE PASS ON THE SAVINGS TO YOUSAVE HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS ON OUR HIGHER QUALITY, HIGHER DENSITY AND BETTER COMFORT MATTRESSES

PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 OPINION President Barack Obama signed a slew of bills into law during the lame-duck session of Congress and was dubbed the Comeback Kid amidst a flurry of fawning press reports. In the hail of this surprise bipartisanship, though, the one issue over which Democrats and Republicans always agree, war, was completely ignored. The war in Afghanistan is now the longest war in U.S. history, and 2010 has seen the highest number of U.S. and NATO soldiers killed. As of this writing, 497 of the reported 709 coalition fatalities in 2010 were U.S. soldiers. The website has carefully tracked the names of these dead. There is no comprehensive list of the Afghans killed. But one thing thats clear: Those 497 U.S. soldiers, under the command of the Comeback Kid, wont be coming back. On Dec. 3, Commander in Chief Obama made a surprise visit to his troops in Afghanistan, greeting them and speaking at Bagram Air Base. Bagram is the air base built by the Soviet Union during that countrys failed invasion and occupation of Afghanistan. Now run by U.S. forces, it is also the site of a notorious detention facility. On Dec. 10, 2002, almost eight years to the day before Obama spoke there, a young Afghan man named Dilawar was beaten to death at Bagram. The ordeal of his wrongful arrest, torture and murder was documented in the Oscarwinning documentary by Alex Gibney, Taxi to the Dark Side. Dilawar was not the only one tortured and killed there by the U.S. military. Obama told the troops: We said we were going to break the Talibans momentum, and thats what youre doing. Youre going on the offense, tired of playing defense, targeting their leaders, pushing them out of their strongholds. Today we can be proud that there are fewer areas under Taliban control, and more Afghans have a chance to build a more hopeful future. Facts on the ground contradict his rosy assessment from many different directions. Maps made by the United Nations, showing the risk-level assessments of Afghanistan, were leaked to The Wall Street Journal. The maps described the risk to U.N. operations in every district of Afghanistan, rating them as very high risk, high risk, medium risk and low risk. The Journal reported that, between March and October 2010, the U.N. found that southern Afghanistan remained at very high risk, while 16 districts were upgraded to high risk. Areas deemed low risk shrank considerably. And then there are the comments of NATO spokesman Brig. Gen. Joseph Blotz: There is no end to the fighting season. ... We will see more violence in 2011. Long before WikiLeaks released the trove of U.S. diplomatic cables, two key documents were leaked to The New York Times. The Eikenberry cables, as they are known, were two memos from Gen. Karl Eikenberry, the U.S. ambassador in Afghanistan, to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, urging a different approach to the Afghan War, with a focus on providing development aid instead of a troop surge. Eikenberry wrote of the risk that we will become more deeply engaged here with no way to extricate ourselves, short of allowing the country to descend again into lawlessness and chaos. A looming problem for the Obama administration, larger than a fraying international coalition, is the increasing opposition to the war among the public here at home. A recent Washington Post/ ABC News poll found that 60 percent believe the war has not been worth fighting, up from 41 percent in 2007. As Congress reconvenes, with knives sharpened to push for what will surely be controversial budget cuts, the close to $6 billion spent monthly on the war in Afghanistan will increasingly become the subject of debate. As Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz repeatedly points out, the cost of war extends far beyond the immediate expenditures, with decades of decreased productivity among the many traumatized veterans, the care for the thousands of disabled veterans, and the families destroyed by the death or disability of loved ones. He says the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will ultimately cost between $3 trillion and $5 trillion. One of the main reasons Barack Obama is president today is that by openly opposing the U.S. war in Iraq, he won first the Democratic nomination and then the general election. If he took the same approach with the war in Afghanistan, by calling on U.S. troops to come back home, then he might truly become the Comeback President in 2012 as well. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 800 stations in North America. She is the author of Breaking the Sound Barrier, recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best-seller.The comeback kid and the kids who wontThe text of ObamaCare is dry and legalistic, except when it summons the majesty of the King James Bible to intone imperiously, the secretary shall ... The secretary in question is the secretary of health and human services, Kathleen Sebelius, who shall and may do all manner of things to complete the great unfinished canvas that is ObamaCare. As George W. Bush might say, Sebelius is the decider. In the discretion shes granted to remake American health care, she rivals Nancy Pelosi, Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey as the most powerful woman in America.The New York Times reported the other week that HHS has created a version of the death panels, in Sarah Palins famous coinage, that were stripped out of the law after an uproar in 2009. Why did we bother having that fight, with all its fiery accusations, if Kathleen Sebelius and her underlings could simply act at their discretion? Our civics textbooks tell us we have a system of representative government, accountable to the peop le, to adjudicate just such intensely contested questions. The textbooks are wrong they fail to account for the Rule of Sebelius. Her HHS decided Medicare will cover endof-life consultations as part of ObamaCares annual wellness visits. Sebelius not only gets to make this call, she gets to don the Dick Cheney Shroud of Secrecy to do it. As The New York Times notes: Congressional supporters of the new policy, though pleased, have kept quiet. They fear provoking another furor. Ah, yes, the danger of public information: It might crimp the work of Kathleen Sebelius. Philip Klein of The American Spectator counted 700 references in ObamaCare to the secretary shall, 200 to the secretary may and 139 to the secretary determines. Last month, HHS announced that premium increases over 10 percent next year are unreasonable. It earlier had warned insurers it would have zero tolerance for unjustified rates increases. Why? Because Sebelius says so. The Obama administration has issued more than 100 waivers from provisions of ObamaCare, a sweeping round of exceptions. Why? Because Sebelius says so. The regulatory state isnt anything new, but the Obama administration is broadening and deepening it as a matter of philosophy and exigency. The administration has progressivisms taste for rule by self-appointed experts, and now it has little choice but to work around a Republican-held House of Representatives to pursue its goals. The Environmental Protection Agency plans to move to limit greenhouse emissions from power plants and oil refineries in response to Congress resistance to passing a cap-and-trade law. As President Barack Obama put it, theres more than one way of skinning the cat. He might have elaborated: Theres the democratic way, and the administrative way. The EPAs move is more audacious than anything yet attempted by Sebelius; its as if Congress had declined to pass ObamaCare, and Sebelius had gone ahead and begun implementing it anyway. All of this is deeply corrosive of selfgovernment. From we the people ... to the secretary may ... is a triumph of bureaucracy over republicanism. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.The rule of Sebelius amyGOODMAN Special to Florida Weekly richLOWRY Special to Florida Weekly GUEST OPINION 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.


The Time You Have Together is Precious.Dont let leg pain rob you of these special moments. One day soon, either you or she will get too old to enjoy fun times together. Dont let varicose veins make you the first to get there. Todays quick and virtually painless procedures will leave you wondering why you didnt take care of your varicose veins sooner. Laser therapy eliminates varicose veins right at the source. Youll be back to your normal activity the very next day.The Time is Now.Join us for a free vein screening to learn about your options. Its All A Matter of Time... CALL FOR YOURFREE VEIN SCREENINGAPPOINTMENT! Please wear shorts or a skirt to the screening239-243-9621311 9th Street N., Suite 301, Naples, FL 34102 www.gulfcoastsurgeons.comJames M. Scanlon, M.D. BEFORE AFTER


BriersCPA Tax laws change. Advance preparation and smart moves year-round help minimize taxes. Isnt it time you brought your tax planning home?3301 Bonita Beach Rd., Suite 306 Bonita Springs, FL 34134239-390-8882 At Physicians Regional, were pleased to welcome Linda Lucombe, M.D., board certified family medicine physician, to our team of specialists. With nearly 20 years experience in primary care, Dr. Lucombe is located on the beautiful campus of Physicians Regional-Collier Boulevard. She specializes in all facets of family medicine with special emphasis on hospice and palliative medicine. 4980 Bayline Drive, North Fort Myers, FL 33917 239.656.2300 | www.LCEC.netWith the LCEC kiloWATCH tool, the power to manage your electric usage and savings is just a few clicks away. You can track daily energy usage and also see an approximate dollar amount spent for a particular day. Plus, you can sign up to be alerted when your usage reaches a threshold that you set. Visit our website and click on the View Daily Energy Usage button for all the details. Its all very empowering. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 The inaugural Marco Town Hall Speaker Series begins with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Friday, Feb. 25, at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort. Mr. Bush served as governor of Florida from 1999-2007. According to the Associated Press, he has not ruled out a presidential run in 2016, although he has repeatedly said he will not run in 2012. Both his father, George H.W. Bush, and his brother, George W. Bush, have served as president of the United States.A 501(c)(3) organization like the Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speaker Series, the Marco series will present some of the worlds most influential leaders and speakers in a personalized, interactive setting. Tickets are $70 per person for general admission, $90 for reserved seating and $120 for premium reserved seats that also include a wine and hors doeuvres Marco Town Hall Speaker Series prepares to welcome Jeb BushAmericans who identify themselves as conservatives are likely to hold views on the U.S. Constitution far different than those who identify themselves as liberals or libertarians. GOOOH Marco will explore those varying perspectives in a program beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at Marco Presbyterian Church. In a presentation titled The Constitution: Is It Still Relevant?, Robert Levy of the Cato Institute will use the contentious issues of health care legislation and samesex marriage to illustrate how they play out in the public arena from the conservative, liberal and libertarian viewpoints. A question-and-answer period will follow. We are privileged to have someone of Bob Levys caliber with us to examine an issue of such deep significance, says Keith Flaugh, who directs GOOOH efforts in Southwest Florida. Get Out Of Our House is a non-partisan effort to evict career politicians from the U.S. House of Representatives. The public is invited. There is no admission charge. GOOOH invites public to program about relevance of the ConstitutionCOURTESY PHOTOJeb Bush is the first guest of the new Marco Town Hall Speaker Series. reception. For two close-up reserved seats, plus and private meet-and-greet reception, limited tickets are available for $500. On Marco, tickets are available at Iberia Bank.For more information, call Rick Borman at 389-4800 or e-mail


VISIT US ON THE WEB AT Follow us on Facebook & Twitter CAPE CORAL1780 NE. Pine Island Rd. In the Target Plaza242-9328Monday-Friday 9-7 Sat. 9-6 Sun. 11-5 Del Prado Blvd. N Pine Island Rd. GOOD DEALS Target Plaza NAPLES2604 Tamiami Trail, N.254-7630Monday-Friday 9-7 Sat. 9-6 Sun. 11-5 N GOOD DEALS US 4126th Ave. N.Golden Gate Parkway Kitchen Showroom Location14680 South Tamiami Tr.437-9134FORT MYERSMonday-Friday 9-7 Sat. 9-6 Sun. 11-5PORT CHARLOTTE OUTLET4079 Tamiami Trail Across the street from Bob Evans941-627-1634Monday-Friday 9-7 Sat. 9-6 Sun. 11-5 GOOD DEALS Gardner Drive NUS 41**See Sale Associate For Details. Pictures for illustration purpose only. No Prior Sales Apply. **Excludes one-of-a-kind oor models, discounted models and only applicable to comparable sales. Lets start the New Year with great savings at Good Deals! FRIDGE RANGE MICROWAVE DISHWASHER PROFESSIONAL STAINLESS STEEL4 PIECE PACKAGEWHILE SUPPLIES LAST, LIMITED QUANTITIES 799 799 $ $ FRONT LOAD WASHER FRONT LOAD WASHER 27 4.0 cu ft capacity 6 wash cycles 3 temperature settings FRONT LOAD DRIER FRONT LOAD DRIER 27 6.7 cu ft Electric Dryer 3 temperature settings 6 drying cycles REFRIGERATOR 25.3 Cu Ft Capacity Side-By Side Ice/Water On Door Spill Guard Glass Shelves MICROWAVE MICROWAVE 1,000 Watt Cooking Power Auto Cook, Defrost, Reheat Cycles 2 Speed Fan RANGE RANGE 30 Electric Range 4 Radiant Burners Ceramic Glass Cooktop 4.8 Cu Ft Capacity Oven Self Cleaning Oven DISHWASHER DISHWASHER Quiet PartnerTM II Sound Pkg 4 Automatic Cycles 5 Options Was Was 2 2 , 699 699 $ $ Now R R E E FRIG E E R R A A T T OR R R E E FRIG E E R R A A T T OR 1 , 699 699 $ $Limited Quantities 1st Come, 1st Served GOOD DEALS YOUR KITCHEN HEADQUARTERS GOOD DEALS YOUR KITCHEN HEADQUARTERS START SAVING NOW... START SAVING NOW... with every purchase of a Whirlpool 4 Piece Package you will Receive with every purchase of a Whirlpool 4 Piece Package you will Receive a Rachel Ray 10 pc. Cookware Set for only a Rachel Ray 10 pc. Cookware Set for only $ $ 9.99! 9.99! Limited Quantities 1st Come, 1st Served Limited Quantities 1st Come, 1st Served


307 million living Americans are boomers (born between 1946 and 1964), more than 79 million citizens. But if we think many intend to retire and move to Southwest Florida right quick for the sunshine and waterfront, bringing their money and saving the regional economy, as both demographers and chambers of commerce continue to suggest, wed better think again, says boomer Ray Snow, a Naples Realtor and commodity trader. Behind the baby boomer generation there may not be enough generation Xers and generation Yers to buy all their houses in the North or Midwest, which theyll need to sell to move someplace else, such as down here or to Arizona to get a home or condo, for retirement. Not to mention, they dont have the same equity they had in 2004 or 2005 or 2006. That presents a problem, if its true. So does this: retiring in the traditional sense might be tantamount to a death sentence. One thing thats a good change in the way we age is keeping people working longer, says Dr. Michael Raab, a geriatrician for Older Adult Services in the nowsprawling Lee Memorial Health System in Lee County. Working five more years could benefit your health and well-being. Doing things that require reasoning, working on deadlines those time-based and cognitive reasoning skills are very powerful in preserving (vitality). Partly because economics may require boomers to work past 62 or 65 or even 70, and partly because it just feels good, theyre looking for long-term stimulation with a payoff of one kind or another, says Mimi Ford, a fitness instructor and the older adult coordinator for the YMCA in Charlotte County. She founded the High-Yers Club, a year-old, first of its kind focus group for those 55 to 95 at the Y. Theyre a very vital and lively group, she observes. Lots are still working. They want education, education education they want to be stimulated. We want to provide workshops and social activities that are paramount in their lives, so we can continue to keep the fire burning under them. A lot of them.Running the numbersIn the U.S., almost 13 percent of the population is already 65 or older, according to the Census Bureau. In Florida, that figure is 17.2 percent of the 18.5 million Sunshine State residents. In the regions coastal counties, the percentages run even higher: 26.8 percent of 318,500 in Collier County, 22.7 percent of about 587,000 in Lee, and 34.3 percent of almost 157,000 in Charlotte. Whether they like it or not, the boomers are now going to swell those ranks, especially on the southwest coast. Here, Naples, Fort Myers and Punta Gorda/ Port Charlotte have each been named as a top-10 U.S. destination for retirees, by one prominent national news source or another (Money Magazine, U.S. News & World Report and others). Who are you? the boomers have continued asking of themselves, repeating the mantric question of an icon band, The Who, written in 1978. It took the band 13 long years even to get to the implied self-doubt in that question post Vietnam, post Watergate. The English band had come out with the assertive and unrepentant My Generation in 1965. That was the year after the Civil Rights Act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson, and the Beatles and the Rolling Stones played on the Ed Sullivan Show. The oldest boomers had just turned 19, and self-doubt was still an undiscovered country. As generational icons, the rock n rollers failed to impress everybody, especially some members of the now lionized greatest generation. Wondering why hed bothered to stop for lunch at the 4-Dice Restaurant in Fordyce, Ark., on the July 4th weekend, 1975, Keith Richards, the Stones lead guitar player, now 67, recalls his arrest and incarceration as part of a long assault, in his new and highly praised autobiography, Life. Every copper wanted to bust us by any means available, to get promoted and patriotically rid America of these little fairy Englishmen, Mr. Richards writes. It was 1975, a time of brutality and confrontation. Open season on the Stones had been declared since our last tour, the tour of 2, known as the STP. The State Department had noted riots (true), civil disobedience (also true), illicit sex (whatever that is), and violence across the United States. All the fault of us, mere minstrels. Who are you? the generation asked itself. Just a bunch of minstrels, perhaps? The question has never been answered. Baby boomers still arent entirely sure who or what they are, apparently. But whatever they are, it must be something good, something bold, something pioneering, perhaps at least thats Sue Maxwells view. Director of older adult services for Lee Memorial Health System, Mrs. Maxwell was born on a working Illinois farm in 1946. She turns 65 this year. Boomers will change how we actually perceive aging, although Im not sure we know what aging will be in the next 20 years, she explains. When we were born, there were not enough schools, not enough diapers, not enough teachers. They created pediatricians (in large numbers) for us. Dr. Spock came of age (he published The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care in 1946). We talked about how to raise children, we marched against Vietnam, we girls burned our bras. We became free and liberated whether that was good or bad we did it all. And now all is going to include less dramatic, more costly adventures. Now Im going to be on Social Security, she adds. Im going to be on Medicare. Its kind of like a rite of passage. I dont really feel that age, I dont look that age I dont really think that old. Now, 85 is the new 65. Its a whole different perspective. How society deals with that is how the boomers will demand that it does. We will make health care ready for us we will make everything ready for us. Maybe. Mrs. Maxwell acknowledges that the vast cost of this effort to make everything ready for us could have a downside if boomers arent aggressively flexible during the concluding chapters of their lives. For example, the current $500 billion Medicare effort to care for 46 million older Americans wouldnt get the job done in 2030, when 80 million Americans will qualify for Medicare, and fewer younger workers will exist to pour money into the program. How boomers and their children will work that out is not yet clear, but something else is, Mrs. Maxwell concludes: Were going to vote. If all that demands a pause for selfreflection, the pause came right on schedule Jan. 1. Headlines from one end of the media world to another reflected the boomer milestone, and not just for Americans. One In Six Will Live To Be 100, trumpeted a headline from a British paper, The Daily News. But that headline did not appear exclusively in Britain. The startling and slightly distressing announcement in large bold type sat prominently astride a newspaper rack in a Publix supermarket in Southwest Florida, where local newspaper headlines tried not to be outdone. Theyre Still Boomin, Baby, read The News-Press in Fort Myers. They sure are. In part, because they have no choice. Among other revealing snippets cited by pundits looking in the mirror on the first day of the 66th year of the youth generation, were these: Only about 15 percent of those working for private industry today have guaranteed retirement pensions. More than 50 percent of the so-called early boomers, those 55 to 65, will have to maintain a lower standard of living in retirement, and about 66 percent still have a mortgage with a median value of $85,000. Theres more, of course. Roughly three out of every four boomers will start taking Social Security payments at 62, which would be merely convenient if it werent also punitive: That will cut their monthly payments by about 25 percent. If they can wait until 70, the experts say, Social Security payments will be 75 to 80 percent higher than those of the start-at-62 crowd.Semper paratus NOTBoomers can never be accused of being boy scouts, either. Theyre simply unprepared for old age, suggests Margaret Lynn Duggar. Once head of elder services for Gov. Bob Graham, and now a private consultant (Margaret Lynn Duggar and Associates), she was Gov. Rick Scotts recent choice to head a transition team dealing with aging issues, in Tallahassee. While Florida has had plenty of notice that this is happening in our population were right at one in four being over the age of 60 Ive worked in many local communities, and they have not prepared adequately, she admits. I could go into any of eight or 10 communities tomorrow, and would any of them be prepared for this? No. Being prepared means dropping the traditional prejudices about old people and using them, which is a way of caring for them society has not tried since World War II, she explains. Being prepared means a huge array of all-community-wide and all-segmentdeep connections to older adults. But I would bet that probably not more than one or two counties in the state, if any, have anyone on their county planning staff who is knowledgeable about the aging of society, who goes to professional meetings about aging, to bring those views to planning and zoning decisions. By using the vast and mostly untapped resource of older people in schools, in community programs, wherever needs arises officials would not only contribute to the health and satisfaction of the aging, but they could help pay for the costs of a contemporary society always in need of human resources at low cost. I mentioned this when our transition team presented to Gov.-elect Scott 10 days ago, Ms. Duggar adds. I think the great untapped resource our communities are missing is all the contributions these folks could make to our economy, and our culture, and at very little cost to taxpayers. Doing things differently was always in the cards. When Mrs. Maxwell was born on the farm her parents and grandparents raised soybeans, corn and oats her own grandmother rarely left home, instead staying in the kitchen and devoting her life to making everybody else comfortable, she recalls. That typified old then. And so did 65. The life expectancy of Americans in 1946 was 66.7, statistics show. That year, the minimum wage was 40 cents an hour, monthly rent was $35, you could buy a new car for $1,125, a gallon of gas for 21 cents, and a new house for $5,150, according to Signal Magazine. Now, Mrs. Maxwell is a grandmother with four children and an urge to go kayaking or biking, not to stay in the kitchen, she says. Shes a long way from the farm where she lived with both her grandparents and her parents as a girl in fact, the New Year turned over with her core family members together for the first time in six years. If life experiences warranted flags, the Maxwells would fly boomer colors from the top of the mast. Two of our four sons are in the military (both are career Army majors returned from tours in Afghanistan or Iraq). Im married for the second time. I have a first husband and children by that marriage baby boomers all have these different family structures. My children also have a stepmother, and my grandchildren have I-dont-know-how-many sets of parents, she reveals. Our parents were so different, and weve been sandwiched between them and our children. Were the club sandwich generation. And like everything else, she concludes, that will lead to a unique old age, too. I have a lot of people in my life that may need care-giving, a lot who may be part of my retirement years I dont know. Its a whole different way of looking at things. Thats no problem, the evidence suggests. Boomers are good at looking at things in different ways. But one other thing is clear: What a long, strange trip its going to be. BOOMERSFrom page 1MAXWELL DUGGAR COURTESY LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Like the boomers they inspired, the Beatles keep going and going. This year, the band sold 450,000 albums within a week when its music was released digitally on iTunes. Stellar sales persist despite the fact that the band officially split up in 1970, Paul McCartney is 68, Ringo Starr is 70 and both John Lennon and George Harrison are deceased. FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011


Offer or coupon must be presented at time of contract. Off b d i f 239-210-7274 ADVANCESOLAR.COM Get Solar Pool Heating & Save $1,000s a Year! Advance Solar proudly uses Heliocol Solar Panels that come with the BEST warranty available. Our panels were chosen to heat the swimming pool facilities for the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta (1996) and Athens (2004) and on the Governors Mansion here in Florida (2007).Learn more at A d S l d $100 OFF & FREE Underwater Light ShowMust purchase by January 31, 2011NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY JANUARY 6-12, 2011 A9 private collection. Among the many birds Mr. Audubon spotted in Southwest Florida was the white pelican, shown in the image accompanying this story. The white pelican is a seasonal resident here, and experts think the image is based on a composition painted by Mr. Audubon perhaps in Florida in 1831 or 1832. Landscape artist George Lehman worked on the background. About the pelicans Mr. Audubon wrote: Ranged along the margins of the sand-bar, in broken array, stand a hundred heavy-bodied Pelicans... Pluming themselves, the gorged Pelicans patiently wait the return of hunger. Should one chance to gape, all, as if by sympathy, in succession open their long and broad mandibles, yawning lazily and ludicrously... But mark, the red beams of the setting sun tinge the tall tops of the forest trees; the birds experience the cravings of hunger... they rise on their columnar legs, and heavily waddle to the water... And now the Pelicans... drive the little fishes toward the shallow shore, and then, with their enormous pouches spread like so many bag-nets, scoop them out and devour them in thousands. On Dec. 10, 1826, Mr. Audubon wrote in his journal about the progress of the first proof impressions for Birds of America: It is now a month since my work was begun...; the paper is of unusual size, called double elephant and the plates are to be finished in such superb style as to eclipse all of the same kind in existence. The two plates now finished are truly beautiful. For tickets and information about the Marco Island Princess sunset cruise or Mr. Ellis presentation at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, call 417-6310 or visit www.rookerybay. org. White pelican image and print identification information courtesy of page 1 >> John James Aududon in Naples >> What: Actor/historian Brian Fox Ellis as the famed naturalist/illustrator John James Audubon >> When: Sunset cruise aboard the Marco Island Princess on Thursday, Jan. 13; keynote address at the seventh annual Southwest Florida Nature Festival at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14 >> Info: 417-6310 or in the know COURTESY PHOTOAudubon White Pelican Volunteer greeters are needed to work in the eco-center at the Naples Preserve, 1690 Tamiami Trail N. at the corner of Fleischmann Boulevard. A training session will take place from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12. Greeters inform visitors about the preserve and distribute brochures about recreational opportunities at other natural areas in Collier County, including city, county, state and national properties and nonprofit locations. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; volunteer shifts generally run three hours, are indoors at a desk and are not physically strenuous. For more information or to reserve a spot in the upcoming training session, call 213-3026 by Monday, Jan. 10. The seventh annual Southwest Florida N a tur e Festival on Jan. 14-16 celebrates the local environment through more than 40 guided field trips to 20 wildlife hot spots around Southwest Florida. Adventures include: Big Cypress Nature Preserve Plants, Trees & Cypress Knees Plant Ecology Hike; Kirby Storter & Turner River Road Birding Trip; and Bear Island Bike Trip Eagle Lakes: Birding For Beginners Tigertail Beach/Sand Dollar Lagoon: Family Fun Day Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge: Birding Hike Field trips range from $10-50 per trip. The cost includes admission to the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road in Naples, on the day of the field trip. Nature Festival activities at the center Jan. 15-16 include lectures on a variety of animal, plant and environmental topics, interactive childrens activities, a marine touch tank, live animals from the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, guided walks along the half-mile nature trail, a market showcase of nature-based vendors, nature films, food vendors and much more. For those not going on field trips, festival admission to the learning center on Jan. 14-16 is $10 for ages 16 and older and free for ages 15 and younger. Field trip reservations are required and can be made by calling 417-6310, ext. 401, or visiting Naples Preserve seeks volunteersGet out in the wild on nature festival guided field trips COURTESY PHOTO


Now Carry Telescope, Windward, Hanamint & More! Mon-Fri 9-5 Sat 9-1 Sun closedBedroom, Dining Living Room Furniture, Sink Vanities Outdoor Furniture and Accessories Inside Out Furniture Warehouse592-1387 2097 Trade Center Way NaplesWHY PAY MORE?WHOLESALE to the PUBLICSHOP US LAST FOR THE BEST PRICE!!!We NEW ITEMS ARRIVING DAILY!!! COMPLETE FLOOR SAMPLE CLEARANCE GOING ON NOW!!!Now Offering Full Design Service In Your Home!! 513-9004 HELP@JUBILEENAPLES.COMBRAND NEW STATE OF THE ART FACILITY LOCATED NEXT TO STAPLES IN THE COSTCO SHOPPING CENTER.The patient or any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, to cancel payment or to be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which has been performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to advertisement of the free service, examination or treatment. Offer does not apply to Medicare, Medicaid, Trica re or Champus.How much is your Pain and Bad Health COSTING YOU and YOUR family? How long has it been?! For how many days, weeks, months or even years have you been suffering with your pain or your conditions? Have you been watching your activity levels decrease when you know they shouldnt? Have you just learned to live with the pain, as so many others have. Do you feel like a wreck of your former self? Do you know the fear in the thought of what if the pain never goes away? You have good days and bad days of course, but how many more of the BAD DAYS are you willing to experience? When will enough nally be enough? Today, America is in the midst of a back pain epidemic and clearly it is only getting worse. There is an 80% chance that at some point in your life you will SUFFER from back pain! Unfortunately, most folks just learn to live with their PAIN and SUFFERING and continue to watch their ACTIVITY levels and their OVERALL HEALTH slip awayHOW DOES THAT MAKE YOU FEEL? How do YOU feel about struggling through your days? Do you personally know the feelings of frustration, irritability, anger, misery, or fear that unrelenting pain brings? How do you feel about your PAIN and SUFFERING taking the most important things in your life, like time with your family, sports, hobbies and activities, work, travel or just even the ability to STAND and WALK? Now, If your PAIN/HEALTH is this bad now and you dont do something about it, where will it be, along with your Quality of life, in 1 year, 5 years, 10 years, 20+ years etc? In my experience of dealing with health problems, I have found nothing is more expensive than regret. What have you done to try and x your pain in the past that hasnt worked? Most people come to see us frustrated and just plain worn-out from trying things that have not worked for them. DO YOU THINK ITS TIME TO TRY SOMETHING DIFFERENT?If you answered YES! Please take advantage of our nothing to lose offer. "For the Skeptic"No Cost...No Obligation Regaining Your Youth & Vitality Workshop Every Tuesday at 6pm$0NOTHING TO LOSE OFFER! FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Naples kids ages 10 and younger can learn the basics of old-school pond hockey at the Veterans Park roller rink this month. Coach Joe Lyons, founder of Pro Elite Hockey, will hold classes every Saturday, Jan. 8-29. Old-school pond hockey is the childhood stick-and-puck game: no referees, no goalies and no boards; just skates, sticks, gloves and at least up North enough layers to keep your sweat from freezing, the coach explains. The program is designed so that players can scrimmage and build upon their skills while having fun and making new friends. The coach will assemble new teams every week. Youngsters 8 and under will play from 8-10 a.m.; those 10 and under will play from 11 a.m. to noon. Cost of the four-week program is $39 per player (free for goalies). All players must have full hockey equipment, helmet and mouth guard. Space is limited.About Pro Elite HockeyCoach Lyons founded Pro Elite Hockey in 1983. He has conducted schools and clinics in the United States, Canada and Russia, and served for 16 years as a scout for the National Hockey Leagues Boston Bruins. He moved to Naples in 2009. To register for pond hockey, call Veterans Community Park at 566-2367 or Coach Lyons at 431-7090. Old-school pond hockey comes to local roller rinkThe Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida will benefit from sales of flatbreads at M Waterfront Grille every Saturday in January. Foster children will take part by preparing flatbreads on the veranda at the restaurant in the Village on Venetian Bay. Chefs will also prepare the breads inside. There are 500 children in the foster care system in Collier County, say Jackie Sereno, an FCC board member and the wife of restaurant co-owner Chris Sereno. We hope to raise awareness of this great need in our community and some much needed revenues, she adds. The average length of stay in foster care is 33 months, and 18 percent of the children are in care for five years or longer. The state provides the most basic necessities, such as room and board, for these children. FCC provides enrichment activities, clothing, birthday gifts, tutoring and more. Volunteers are needed to serve on the board of directors or the Childrens Needs Committee and to help with fundraising, grant-writing and other projects. For more information, call 262-1808 or visit Eat a flatbread, benefit foster friendsLYONS


Visit for more details on this and other spectacular offers and events.VOTED SOUTHWEST FLORIDAS BEST FACTORY OUTLET SHOPPING CENTER TWELVE YEARS IN A ROW OVER 140 TOP DESIGNER AND BRAND NAME OUTLETS COVERED WALKWAYS INDOOR & OUTDOOR DINING GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE AT THE VISITOR INFORMATION KIOSKINFO: (239) 948-3766 HOURS: Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. LOCATION: I-75, Exit 123, Corkscrew Road/Miromar Outlets Blvd. In Estero, between Naples & Fort Myers SINGLES MINGLESSATURDAY, JANUARY 22 7 9 Luna Rossa Italian Restaurant FREE CONCERTFRIDAY, JANUARY 28 6 8 the Restaurant Piazza FREE KIDS ACTIVITIESEVERY WEDNESDAY 10 A.M. 12 P.M.Join us each week for a different craft at FOLLOW US ON: EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT Located on the south side of the Outlets facing Corkscrew Rd. Presents the 7th Bi-AnnualJanuary 8 & 9, 2011At Miromar OutletsEstero Fine Art ShowEstella Fransbergen, SculptureJuried Fine Art & CraftsAward-Winning Artists from Around the WorldClay, Glass, Fiber, Jewelry, Paintings, Sculpture, Photography, Wood & More Free Admission & Free Parking Sat, Jan 8 & Sun, Jan 9, 10am-5pm dailyLocated at Miromar Outlets, I-75 & Exit 123 Corkscrew Road/Miromar Outlets Blvd.


Mark D. Generalesis a former manager and Wall Street Department Head since 1978. During his career, he has been the keynote speaker at over 1,000 nancial planning workshops across the USA. Today he focuses his experience and expertise on assisting investors in the SWFL communities from Naples to Ft. Myers. Mr. Generales is a Sr. V.P. of Investments with Southern Trust Financial.HOSTED BYSouthern Trust Financial Planning, a full service nancial planning rm, is a completely independent company. Having the strength of the fth largest independent broker dealer in the country* (Securities America Inc.) allows us the resources to manage investment portfolios very ef ciently. The following topics will be discussed in a completely unbiased manner as Southern Trust Financial Planning has no proprietary products: *Financial Planning Magazine Annual Dealer Survey; June 2009 **STFP is not in the business of providing tax advice and this information although taken from public sources believed to be reliable, may not be accurate and complete. You should consult your CPA to fully understand how these tax issues could affect you. Investment Advisory Services offered through Southern Trust Financial Planning, Inc. Securities offered through Securities America, Inc. Member FNRA, SIPC, Southern Trust Financial Planning Inc. is not af liated with the Securities America companies. Ination: Dont outlive your income! An in depth discussion of the importance of protecting your future income. Strategies designed to help protect against the taxation of your Social Security Income** Has a buy and hold strategy worked for you? If not, consider an actively managed strategy designed to quickly adapt to the current market environment. Is your estate set up properly for the Stretch IRA? Bene ciary naming is critical. Potential situations that could cost your estate thousands in taxes. How to hire an advisor that covers the entire 6 segments of the nancial planning process? Ideas to avoid the costly and time consuming process of probate. Southern Trust Financial Planning N S WE invites you to attend our seminar9420 Bonita Beach Rd | Suite 202 Bonita Springs, FL 34135239-676-5676WHEN & WHERE DINNERThursday Jan. 13th & 27th @ 4:30pm 1100 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL 34110 Dinner catered by Naples TomatoPlease call 239-676-5676 to reserve your spot! Reservations are Required.DINNERTuesday, January 11th & 25th @ 4:30pm 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs, FL 34134Please call 239-676-5676 to reserve your spot! Reservations are Required.YOUR MEAL IS ON US! Dont miss this opportunity!


COMPLETE REMODELING | NEW COUNTERTOPS | CABINET REFACING | DREAM KITCHENS | CUSTOM CLOSETS | LUXURIOUS BATHROOMSYour complete satisfaction is my rst and foremost priority.Tony Leeber Sr.Owner/Contractor Reality7700 Tamiami Trail N. NAPLES SHOWROOM 239-593-1112 Licensed and Insured General Contractor #CBC1253280 Youre invited to our ...3150 Metro Parkway FORT MYERS SHOWROOM 239-332-3020www.cornerstonebuilderssw .comFactory Direct Pricing... We are the Factory!Lifetime Warranty on any product we manufacture!We make your home remodeling vision a... VISIT OUR SHOWROOMS... Located in Naples & Fort MyersCornerstone stands behind every job... BEFORE. DURING. AFTER.Give us an opportunity to wow you!OPEN HOUSE MARKET OPENNNUMC Art & Farmers Market6000 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples Saturdays 7:30am 2:00pmProduce, Seafood, Art, Crafts, BBQ Complimentary Health or call 239-398-8623 Hwy 41 at Coconut Rd.STEPHEN E. PASCUCCI, MD, FACS Not anymore.Our Dual Vision LASIK corrects both distance and near vision This innovative treatment allows you to see near, far and in between without compromising balance, depth perception or night visi on. Best of all, this is not monovision! Come learn about Dual Vision LASIK. Youre too young to let your eyes slow you down. Call (239) 949.2021 or visit for your FREE Dual Vision LASIK consultation today. I TOO LATE LASIK? The Garden at Eden, Naples only community-based organic training farm, will host a farm tour from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 8. Operated by Eden Autism Services Florida, the garden is at 2101 County Barn Road. The free tour will give visitors the chance to see the production field, training field, community field, worm ranches and the plant and fruit tree nurseries. Two dozen fruit trees, courtesy of Collier Fruit Growers Inc., will be given away as raffle prizes. John Puig, president of the Collier County Fruit Growers Association, has been conducting organic gardening classes at te Garden at Eden since September. Topics have included an introduction to organic gardening, water reservoir container gardening, growing sprouts and composting in Southwest Florida. While serving the overall mission of Eden Autism Services Florida to provide services for children and adults with autism the garden has cultivated a mix of interest from local organizations that want to get involved with organic farming efforts. Bala Vinyasa Yoga has designated the Garden at Eden as a community outreach partner and is planning a February event with Mr. Puig. Free community Volunteer on the Farm work sessions take place from 2-4 p.m. every Thursday. Students seeking volunteer hours for school requirements and others are encouraged to join in the fun. Eden Florida is a division of Eden Institute Inc., which was founded in Princeton, N.J., in 1975. For more information, contact Raquel Torres at 9924680, ext. 210. Tour Eden Autisms organic gardenNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 A13


Assisted Living...24 Hour Professional Nursing Services ECC License Respite Care Relax and Enjoy Great Food and Great Friends On-site Events and ActivitiesCall today for a private tour and be our guest for lunch239.643.9175 At Its Finest. Month to Month Rentals Open to the Community Naples Daily News naplesnews.comBonita Daily News choice CHAMPION2010southwest orida NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA14 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 What will Gov. (and neighbor) Rick Scotts legacy be for Florida?The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example. Benjamin DisraeliSince Florida became a territory of the United States in 1821, 45 men have served our state as governor. Since the first inauguration was held in 1873, theyve all celebrated their victory with a swearing-in ceremony and parties on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January, following the November general election. All of our governors have their own distinct legacy, beginning with Gen. Andrew Jackson, who was appointed military governor pre-admission by President James Monroe on March 10, 1821. Gen. Jackson tendered his resignation less than a year later, however, after Spain transferred Florida to the United States the following November. William DuVal moved to Florida in 1822 after studying law in Kentucky and was appointed a territorial judge before President Monroe appointed him governor. His best-known legacy was nurturing peaceful relations with the Florida Indians and establishing Tallahassee as the territorial capital. Sidney Catts, candidate of the Prohibition Party, bears the distinction of being the first governor to have automobiles in his inaugural parade (on Jan. 2, 1917). By the 1930s, all governors used the radio and public address microphones in their celebrations. In 1909, Albert Waller Gilchrist, a ScotsIrish South Carolinian who was brought up on the values of the good book before he moved to Punta Gorda, became Floridas 20th governor. One hundred years later, an Indiana boy who was also brought up on the good book and who also came out of nowhere became the 45th governor of the Sunshine State. It took Gov. Gilchrist 24 months of campaigning to win the election, but it took Neapolitan Rick Scott just seven months. Gov. Gilchrist ran a clever campaign illustrated by the statuette of three monkeys depicting Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil. The strategy served him well, as he won by a large margin. Gov. Scott, too, ran a clever campaign with the theme of Lets get to work (my favorite of his numerous TV ads was the poopy baby diapers one). Gov. Gilchrist promoted Florida not only as a tourist state but also as a place to live and farm. While he did not mount a successful second bid for governor, during his tenure he created the Montverde Industrial School and several new counties, and he saw completion of the railroad linking the mainland with Key West. Gov. Gilchrist had a soft spot for children and the helpless. Under his watch, Florida saw the creation of a tuberculosis sanitarium, a pure food law, healthier conditions for state prisoners and a hospital for impoverished crippled children. His estate included a bequest for ice cream for children on Halloween, a practice that continued long after his death in 1926. While Gov. Gilchrist was a charming man, he did not like to make waves. He took his see no evil a little bit too far when he choose to neither see nor punish sharkes and bummers, labels given to those who sold Everglades lands by the gallons; nor did he see any undue violence in a 1910 cigar labor strike in Tampa where labor goons employed tactics including lynching to break the strike. Gov. Scott, on the other hand, has promised to make waves. He began laying out his plan days after he was elected and reached out to business and community leaders all over the state, setting the stage for implementation of his lets get to work promise to create jobs for Floridians. High on his list of things to do is weighing in on the Bio-Science Medical Village anchored by The Jackson Laboratory right here in Collier County. Will Rogers said we cant all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by. Im happy to take that position. Anyone who will take on a challenge like Gov. Scott has deserves hero status in my book. If he wants to stay there, however, hell have to earn it. And to do that, hell have to set forth a great example for our community and our state. So, Gov. (and neighbor) Scott, lets get to work. BY LOIS BOLIN ____________________Special to Florida WeeklyUNDERCOVER HISTORIAN BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLYRick Scott, our 45th governorOIL OVER PHOTOGRAPH, CLARIBEL JETT, CA. 1960Albert Gilchrist, Floridas 20th governor


TwinEagles Open Houses This Monday-Friday from 1-3 PM(Ask for Map at Gate)LOOKING for a Rental? Call Sandy & Don Lasch Today (239) 285-6413 Tiffany View these listings and more at: Take a PEEK at the Estates of Then Quail Creek is the Community for You! Are you looking for a Residential Community that is Truly Unique? Do you want a home that is custom and not cookie-cutter? Are spaciousness, privacy and security important to you? Do you enjoy being around nature and lush surroundings? Are you looking for a Country Club that is Member Owned, Debt-free and Financially Sound? Do you want a friendly club with 36 holes of golf, tennis, tness, spa, dining and loads of social activities? Would you like to hop in your own golf cart and enjoy this lifestyle?(Remember: Membership at Quail Creek Country Club is not Required for Residency!) 5 HOMES OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 PMAsk for Map at Gatehouse See you there!Then Quail Creek is the Community for You! Quail Creek Quail CreekQuail Creeks Listing & Sales Leader from 2006 thru 2010!From I-75, take Immokalee Road 1/2 mile east to Valewood Drive, turn left (North) and follow road to the Gatehouse. Tiffany View these listings and more at: Take a PEEK at the Estates of Then Quail Creek is the Community for You! Are you looking for a Residential Community that is Truly Unique? Do you want a home that is custom and not cookie-cutter? Are spaciousness, privacy and security important to you? Do you enjoy being around nature and lush surroundings? Are you looking for a Country Club that is Member Owned, Debt-free and Financially Sound? Do you want a friendly club with 36 holes of golf, tennis, tness, spa, dining and loads of social activities? Would you like to hop in your own golf cart and enjoy this lifestyle?(Remember: Membership at Quail Creek Country Club is not Required for Residency!) 5 HOMES OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 PMAsk for Map at Gatehouse See you there!Then Quail Creek is the Community for You! Quail Creek Quail CreekQuail Creeks Listing & Sales Leader from 2006 thru 2010!From I-75, take Immokalee Road 1/2 mile east to Valewood Drive, turn left (North) and follow road to the Gatehouse.


I can assist you with ful lling your boating dreams and beginning your boating lifestyle.Please call or visit me at MarineMax, Inc. of Naples to discuss your individual boating needs, so that we can work together to nd exactly the right boat for your lifestyle. We o er only the best quality boat lines, such as: Hatteras, Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, Mako, Cabo Yachts and Beneteau Swift Trawlers. We provide you with a Licensed Captains Deliver y & Orientation, all required Safety Equipment, dock lines, fenders, a full tank of fuel and unlimited complimentary training to ensure your comfort and con dence using new or used boat.Are you new to the Naples area? Sales Consultant/USCG Licensed Captain john.dean@marinemax.comMaximizing your enjoyment on the water South Floridas largest RV and boat consignment sales center Floridas largest indoor RV & boat showroom South Floridas largest independent RV and boat Service Center Insurance work welcomed941-883-5555 1-877-883-5555 www.CharlotteRVandMarine.comCharlotte RV & Marine NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Area chapters of the American Red Cross are creating heroes in January and February. Heroes for the American Red Cross is a grassroots campaign in which businesses, school and church groups, civic clubs and individuals pledge to raise $1,000, through any legal means they choose, for Floridas Southern Gulf Coast Region of the Red Cross. Although it does not receive government funding, the Red Cross is mandated by Congress to provide disaster relief and military support. Chapters in Collier and Lee counties receive support from United Way, but depend mostly on monetary donations from local residents and businesses. For more information about becoming a Hero for the American Red Cross, call 596-6868 in Collier County or 2783401 in Lee County. Become a Hero for the American Red CrossThe Catholic/Jewish Dialogue of Collier County presents the first of two sessions about How Catholics and Jews Practice their Faith at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at San Marco Catholic Church, 851 San Marco Road, Marco Island. The topic of the first session is Who Is Chosen, Who is Saved and How, in both Judaism and Catholicism. Presenters are Rabbi Sylvin Wolf of Naples Jewish Congregation and Father Robert Kantor, Pastor of St. Agnes Parish. The second session, set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, at St. William Catholic Church, 750 Seagate Drive in Naples, will be devoted to Judaism and Catholicism: How Do We Worship, What Are the Differences? Both sessions explore the respective commonalities and differences in the two faiths. Admission is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. Call Melissa Keel at 2634205. History lecturer Gerald Ziedenberg will pr esent the f ir st in a three-part series titled The Pillars of Zionism at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, at Beth Tikvah of Naples. Theodore Herzl is the initial subject, to be followed by lectures on Golda Meir (Feb. 7) and Menachem Begin (March 14). Mr. Ziedenberg is a popular speaker at houses of worship, youth groups, womens groups and civic organizations. His specialties include Zionism, the Shoah and Polish Jewish history. Beth Tikvah is 3765 Airport-Pulling Road in the Everglades Professional Center. Although there is no charge for admission, RSVPs are requested. Call 434-1818. Lectures compare/contrast Catholicism and Judaism Pillars of Zionism lecture series begins at Beth Tikvah e House of Prayer announces its 4th annual Spirituality Conference to be held January 21 and 22, 2011. Renowned presenter, Sister Barbara Fiand will speak on Seeing God with New Eyes and Embracing Jesus as the Christ of Our Today and Tomorrow. To register call 239-728-3614 or email


Diamond Ridge Center 28930 Trails Edge Blvd. Bonita Springs, FL 34134 4571 Colonial Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33966 990 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FL 34102 Physicians Regional 6101 Pine Ridge Road Naples, FL 34119 Regional Medical 8340 Collier Blvd. Naples, FL 34114 40 S. Heathwood Drive Marco Island, FL 34145 Specialists in Urology Specialists in Urology


MARC G. BODMAN, MD Fellowship-Trained Glaucoma SpecialistFor an appointment, call Fort Myers 418-0999 Cape Coral 542-4123 Lehigh Acres 369-2010Punta Gorda 505-2020 Naples 430-3939 Glaucoma can cause blindness if lef t untreated.Fortunately, early detection and treatment can help preserve your vision. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 The Monday morning after Christmas was cold for these parts, around 40 degrees, but quite sunny with a mild breeze out of the north. The morning news was wall-to-wall coverage of a blizzard in the northeast that disrupted travel and stranded thousands trying to get home after the holiday weekend. As I drove to Clam Pass Park for the nature walk I lead, I thought it was likely there would be few takers this frigid morning. I started down the boardwalk to the beach through the tangle of mangrove trees of this fragile estuarine ecosystem. The weather kept the number of regular walkers usually seen to a minimum and drastically reduced the number of beachgoers riding the trams. I savored the almost total silence that we almost never experience. The cold temperatures were responsible for the absence of activity of the little mangrove tree crabs that scuttle around the tree trunks when they are startled. As I approached the bridge over the Clam Pass inlet, I heard the solitary call note of the osprey, that master fish hawk, so perfectly adapted to his little niche in natures symphony. The tide was low. The ubiquitous white ibis with its long, downcurving bill and a blackbellied plover in his white-bellied winter costume were foraging in the mud and shallow water. I saw a shadow gliding over the water and looked up to see an osprey flying effortlessly with its morning catch in its talons, held in perfect aerodynamic alignment, head facing forward. Where did the expression eats like a bird come from, I wondered? When these dinosaur descendants arent eating they seem to be on a non-stop mission to find food. A little further along I came to the channel through the mangroves that was dug several years ago after a hurricane blocked off a good portion of water flow mangrove trees need in order to survive. Just beneath me in the shallow water were three of our longer-legged wading birds: a tri-colored heron (look for the white underpants), a little blue heron in its stunning gray-blue plumage, and a great egret, the official symbol of the National Audubon Society. At the beach the usual contingent of gulls, terns and pelicans were not to be seen. The only evidence of the cold front and mini-storm from the night before were several sea stars (now the preferred name for our starfish) stranded on the beach. On the slim chance that they might still be alive, I put them back in the somewhat rugged surf. What a great way to start the day. There is always something new to see, and I enjoy nothing more than sharing this special place with residents and visitors. Ira Rubenstein is a volunteer for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Free, guided nature walks along Clam Pass set out at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday from the tram parking lot next to the Naples Grande Resort. Parking is free for those who have a city or county beach sticker and $8 for others. No reservation necessary. For more information, call the Conservancy at 262-0304. It was cold, but not too cold for the birdsBY IRA RUBENSTEIN____________________Special To Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTOSWhite ibis at Clam Pass A great egret and a tri-colored heron at Clam Pass.


Positively Great Health & Wellness for Physicians Regional Healthcare SystemCALENDARJanuary 2011Free Upcoming Seminars Positively Great Call to Reserve Your Seat Today! Dr. Roberts Dr. Zehr Dr. Markovich Dr. Tomsick Dr. Liberman Dr. Portu Dr. BuechelDr. DounchisDr. GreeneDr. Havig Dr. Bhasin Learn about the simple everyday changes one can make to achieve overall health. Carlos Portu, M.D. Hospital Cafeteria 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Learn about MAKOplasty, an innovative new treatment option for people with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee. Frederick F. Buechel, Jr., M.D. Hospital Cafeteria 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Jon S. Dounchis, M.D. Hospital Cafeteria 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Frederick F. Buechel, Jr., M.D. Hospital Lobby 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment options for hernia repair, including advanced laparoscopic surgery that decreases pain and recovery time. Mark Liberman, M.D. Hospital Cafeteria 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Learn about the latest surgical and nonsurgical solutions to treat painful back conditions now available at Physicians Regional. R. Rick Bhasin, M.D. Hospital Cafeteria 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Learn about a safe and effective minimally invasive procedure to treat throat and thyroid cancer that eliminates the scarring and other traumatic aspects of traditional surgery. Jay Roberts, M.D. Hospital Cafeteria 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Learn about various skin cancers and the effective treatments available, including Mohs Surgery, a state-of-the-art procedure now available at Physicians Regional. Robert Tomsick, M.D. Hospital Cafeteria 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Learn about the many advances and minimally invasive options that result in less pain and a faster recovery, including robotic arm knee surgery, total knee replacement and much more. Michael T. Havig, M.D. Hospital Cafeteria 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Learn about the Balloon Sinuplasty System, a new solution to gently restructure and open blocked sinus passageways to restore normal sinus drainage and function. David Greene, M.D. Hospital Cafeteria 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Learn about the many advances and minimally invasive options for knee, hip and shoulder replacements, including robotic arm knee surgery, that result in less pain and a faster recovery. George Markovich, M.D. Hospital Cafeteria 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180 Learn about the many innovative procedures available for knees and hips, including Direct Anterior Total Hip, MRI-Directed Custom Aligned Total Knee, Oxford Unicompartmental Knee and the Rapid Recovery Program. Robert J. Zehr, M.D. Hospital Lobby 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 596-0100 Learn about one of the most advanced treatment options available for significant weight loss, and how it can result in successful long-term outcomes. Mark Liberman, M.D. Hospital Lobby 6101 Pine Ridge Road RSVP: 348-4180


WORK OUT HERE EVERYONE GETS STRONGERJOIN INChoose the membership that supports your communitys well-being.YMCA OF THE PALMS 239 597 3148 JOIN IN JANUARY AND SAVEBecome a member of the YMCA of the Palms before January 31, 2011 and well waive your joining feeup to a $100 savings!Offer valid on Adult or Family memberships. Additional monthly membership fees apply. Financial assistance available.FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FOR HEALTHY LIVING FOR SOCIAL RESPNSIBILITY


TO YOUR HEALTH Free seminars at Physicians RegionalPhysicians Regional Healthcare System presents the following free, hour-long seminars at Physicians Regional Pine Ridge: TORs and Thyroidectomy, by otolaryngology surgeon Dr. Jay Roberts, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11. Living with Knee Pain? Discover Robotic Arm Knee, by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jon Dounchis, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11. Skin Cancer: What You Should Know?, by dermatologist and Mohs surgeon Dr. Robert Tomsick, at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12. New Treatment Options For Knee Pain, by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Havig, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12. Sinuplasty for Chronic Sinusitis, by otolaryngology surgeon David Greene, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13. Robotic Arm Knee Surgery & Other Joint Replacement Advances, by orthopedic surgeon Dr. George Markovich at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13. The hospital is at 6101 Pine Ridge Road. Seating is limited. Call 348-4180 to RSVP. Visit for more information. Looking back to see how we did is important so that we can learn from our experiences. In the first Straight Talk of 2010, I predicted that we would begin to see four trends move to center stage in the health-care industry. Ill offer my predictions for 2011 next week. But first, howd I do with my 2010 prognostications? Well, I missed the mark on one of them but scored pretty well on the other three. Here are the four trends I talked about a year ago: 1. Physician integration Bulls eye on this fone. As the year ended, NCH had partnered with 65 physicians, 20 mid-level providers and about 400 new colleagues. And this is just a start on integration. Our payers Medicare, Medicaid and probably the private insurers will migrate as quickly as possible from quantity to quality and volume to value. Patients, insurers and caregivers alike should have the same goals of covering most everyone, removing barriers among caregivers, eliminating waste and fraud, creating seamlessness and focusing on evidenced-based medicine. Whether we evolve to a single-payer system depends on how well we can add value with integration. Certainly Medicare and probably soon Medicaid will strongly encourage an integrated system to ameliorate the crippling 6 percent annual increase on spending for health care. If we fail at integration, a single payer system will probably be imposed so we can compete in the global economy. 2. Technology Again, the prediction was on point. (Okay, maybe this was a nobrainer). The electronic medical record is thriving, as we partner with many outpatient offices already at an advanced state. Last week, L.P.N. Nancy Gould, longtime colleague of pediatrician Dr. Dulce Dudley, showed me the customized system in their office. They switched to electronic records about five years ago and are almost paperless today. Meanwhile, we made three significant upgrades to our Cerner inpatient system to facilitate a new look and friendlier feel. Weve started the discussion about integrating the inpatient system with our newly adapted outpatient system. Were working on simplifying documentation in our ER and ICUs. And the technology beat continues at full speed. 3. Prevention This is probably our regions and nations most important long-term community health goal. Locally, our progress was confirmed when the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin population department found that Collier County is the healthiest of 67 counties in Florida. We are second and third, respectively, in mortality and morbidity but 11th in health factors such as teenage pregnancy, access to primary care, percentage of uninsured, unemployment rates and air pollution-particulate matter days (which translates to smoke from forest fires). So we have much work to do in this area. 4. Personal health care and genomics This is the area that experienced slower-than-expected progress. One problem, noted in a Modern Healthcare article (Not Yet in Sequence, Nov. 22, 2010), is that the clinical utility of testing has not yet been established. The Government Accountability Office accused 10 of the 15 companies it investigated of engaging in deceptive marketing, misinformation and questionable practices. So the jury is still out on genomic medicine. As they say Three out of four aint bad. For 2011, Ill stick to areas where, like the first three predictions I made last year, I know we at NCH can make a significant, direct impact. Ill share those thoughts with you next week. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Before prognosticating about 2011, a look back at 2010 L k i b k t h d id i allenWEISS STRAIGHT TALK omas Quigley, M.D.Board Certied Eye Physician & Surgeoncomplete medical exam with one of our board certied eye doctors includes prescription for eyeglasses, and tests for cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases. Offer applies to new patients 59 years and older. Coupon Expires 01/31/2011Naples Bonita Springs www.doctorquigley.comFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTSNo Hidden Charges: It is our policy that the patient and or any other person responsible for payment or be reimburse by payment or any other service, examination or treatment Offer does not apply to Avantica managed insurance plans including Freedom, Optimum and some Universal.CODE: FW00 HEALTHY LIVINGNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 NEWS A23 MORE TO YOUR HEALTH, A25 Tough Times, a group therapy program targeted at adolescents ages 13-17 who struggle with anxiety and depression, is the latest expansion of childrens outpatient services offered by the David Lawrence Center. The group helps teens identify sources of their anxiety and depression and learn to cope in healthy ways. Sessions meet from 3:30-5 p.m. every Monday and cover topics such as understanding the causes of depression and anxiety, recognizing how symptoms of depression and anxiety can affect people and those around them, enhancing self esteem, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and developing stress management skills. With the dramatic increase in the amount of children being served in our Childrens Outpatient Services Center, the clinical team saw a growing number of adolescents having difficulty, says David Schimmel, the centers CEO.Group therapy program designed to help teens deal with depressionSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYSEE TEENS, A25 COURTESY PHOTO


SandraMcGill.comANAHATAHolistic Healing & Spiritual Center Have you been wanting to create your own Eat Pray Love experience since reading the book or seeing the movie? g g Join us for a powerful, life changing series of events designed to encourage and inspire you on your journey to greater joy, peace and love. Just what youve been waiting fora way to experience the lessons of Eat Pray Love without leaving the country! Whether youre ready to make big changes or want to try out some small steps come be part of the experience and be changed. Events held 1-4 pm at the Bellasera Hotel 221 9th St S. Naples, FL 34102. SATURDAY, JANUARY 15An Afternoon at the Piazza SATURDAY, JANUARY 29 Experiencing Pleasure without GuiltSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5Developing a Practice of Spiritual DevotionSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19Achieving Genuine Life Balance THANK YOU SPONSORS THANKYOUSPONSORS All pro ts will bene t the Shelter for Abused Women and Children.Call (239) 262-0811 for Event Details and Reservations or visit or visit www. A na h ata N a p p p l / eat p ra y y y y y l o v v v v v e e e e e A ll p r o ts will bene t the Shelter f or Abused Women and Children Call (239) 262-0811 f or Event Details and Reservation s s s s s AhNl/l Please Find Me and Bring Me Home! Brown Tabby Maine Coon w/ white belly 12 years old, 15 lbs. No Front Claws Indoor Cat frightened of people Missing from Ritz Carlton Tiburon 10/11/10 Microchip ID#453D5F192AMISSING CAT KITTS KITTS Dr. Carin Corbo 239-513-0213 Mary Ann Pawlik Braun 419-290-6783Please call if you nd her or have info! NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 NEWS A25 NCH president to address League of Women VotersThe League of Women Voters of Collier County invites the public to hear Dr. Allen Weiss, president and CEO of NCH Healthcare, discuss Health Care Reform: Whats Next... and What About Me? on Monday, Jan. 10, at the Hilton Naples. Lunch will be served at noon, and Dr. Weiss will speak at 12:30 p.m. A business meeting for members of the league will begin at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for league members and $25 for others. Reservations should be made by Jan. 6. Call 263-4656 or visit See how many push-ups you can doJubilee Chiropractic will hold Pushups for Wounded Warriors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at the clinic at 6291 Naples Blvd. The Wounded Warrior Project provides programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life. People of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to see how many pushups they can do in 90 seconds, with each pushup raising money for WWP. For more information, call 513-9004 or visit Donors welcome for inter-office blood driveJohn R. Wood Realtors of Naples and Element Funding are holding a competitive blood drive among three of their offices from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 13 (Central office,) Jan. 8 (Uptown office) and Jan. 20 (Bonita Office). Our intention is to ease the demand for blood when it is highest and the supply is often the smallest, says Phil Wood, president of John R. Wood. Our goal is to collect 53 pints of blood, one for every year that weve been in business. The drive is open to the public. Donating takes about 20 minutes. For more information, call the Community Blood Center at 436-5455. Workshop will examine mourning in young peopleHospice and faith community psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses and other health care workers, educators, teachers and schoolbased personnel are invited to a free workshop about the mourning process beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Ispiri, the center for healing, education and celebration at Avow Hospice, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane. Presented by Avow Hospice, HCH Healthcare System, 21st Century C.A.R.E. and Dignity Memorial/Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens, the evening will examine the ways attitudes toward death and grief change throughout childhood and adolescence. Attendees can earn two CEs. A light dinner is included. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 649-3683 by Jan. 13. Flu, pneumonia vaccinations recommendedInfluenza/pneumonia is the 11th leading cause of death in Collier County, with 31 deaths (out of 2,707) caused by pneumonia in 2008. The Centers for Diseases Control recommends the vaccine for anyone 65 years or older and also for anyone ages 2 to 64 who has certain health issues, including: Cigarette smoker Chronic cardiovascular or pulmonary disease Diabetes Alcoholism or cirrhosis of the liver Sickle cell disease Any immunocompromising condition Organ or bone marrow transplantation Chronic renal failure or nephritic syndrome Candidate for or recipient of cochlear implant For information and times/dates of vaccination clinics, call the flu hotline at 252-8212 or visit Cost for flu vaccine is $25 and pneumonia vaccine is $45. Medicare (Part B and Advantage plans) and private insurance will be accepted if card is presented. Learn about courses for visually impairedThe Hadley School for the Blind of Winnetka, Ill., has been providing free distance education courses since 1920. Approximately 100 courses are offered for people with visual impairments of all ages, for their family members and for professionals and volunteers who work with people who have visual impairments. Courses are free to Floridians, self-paced and taken in the privacy of ones home. Randy Morgan, a representative of the Hadley School, will discuss its programs and share information about additional available resources when he visits Lighthouse of Colliers Center for Blindness and Vision Loss from 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26. All are welcome. Lighthouse of Collier is at 424 Bayfront Place. For more information, call 430-3934. Research indicates that depressive illnes ses ar e br ought on by changes in the chemistry of the brain that often have their roots in the hormonal changes of the teen and young adult years. Studies also show that many children who struggle with depression also have anxiety symptoms. Tough Times has been designed to equip teens with effective coping strategies for dealing with the stressful adolescent years, Mr. Schimmel adds. Teens struggling with depression may sulk, get into trouble at school, be negative, grouchy, worry excessively, refuse to go to school and feel misunderstood. Children with anxiety often cant relax, have difficulty sleeping, startle easily, fear social situations and have difficulty concentrating. Anxiety can manifest into physical symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, headaches, stomachaches or diarrhea. As teens develop, it can be difficult to tell whether a child is just going through a phase or is suffering from depression or anxiety. Hoping it is a phase or hoping the child will grow out of it, is a very big mistake. These disorders cause distress and dysfunction, and without treatment, they can make people feel hopeless and potentially want to harm themselves. Parents, teachers, family and friends who have become worried about changes in a childs behavior should take the warning signs seriously and refer the young person to a mental health professional. In order to qualify for Tough Times, teens must meet certain criteria determined through a clinical assessment. Each client receives an individualized treatment plan prior to the start of group. The program meets for an average of six weeks, although treatment length is individualized based on the needs of the child. To obtain an initial assessment or to learn more about Tough Times, call the David Lawrence Center at 455-8500. TO YOUR HEALTH TEENSFrom page A23


It Only Looks Expensive 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 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE, MY ONLY Sunshine... The fact is, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer among adults 55 and over, which is why an annual full-body skin exam is just as important as an annual mammogram or PSA test.The good news is that skin cancer, when treated early, is the most curable of all cancers. We accept Medicare and most BlueCross BlueShield plans. AND ITS PUTTING ME AT RISK OF SKIN CANCER.FT. MYERS OFFICE 9090 Park Royal Drive, Ft. Myers, FL 33908 P 239 936 3344 F 239 936 5126NAPLES OFFICE 5415 Park Central Court, Naples, FL 34109 P 239 596 1848 F 239 596 CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT FOR A FULL-BODY SKIN EXAM! HDH 15059 FW_4.93x7.68_4C_L2.indd 1 11/1/10 12:51 PM NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 A27 The 2011 Diamond Volunteer award winners, selected on the basis of volunteer dedication and the impact each has in the community, are: Bedtime Bundles, Hope for Haiti, Senior Friendship Centers and Sunlight Home. Neapolitan Kelly Capolino founded the Diamond Volunteer program in 2009 and will host cocktail receptions in honor of each winning organization in the coming months. About Bedtime Bundles B edtime Bundles pr o vides migrant children with food, clothing, blankets, hygiene products, first aid supplies as well as gently used shoes, books and quite possibly, their only toy, all gathered together and packaged in a pillowcase. For more information or to make a donation, call 393-3415 or visit About Hope for Haiti H ope f or Haiti w as founded in 1997 with a mission to improve the quality of life for Haitian people, particularly children, through education, nutrition and health care. Since last years devastating earthquake, Hope for Haiti volunteers have been at the forefront of the emergency response and are committed to the countrys recovery. Call 434-7183 or visit www. About Senior Friendship Centers Senior F riendship C ent ers throughout Southwest Florida serve people ages 50 and older and provide volunteer opportunities for all ages. The Naples facility opened in 1985 for medical care; dental services were added in 1996. Patients served are living at or near the poverty level and would go without medical treatment if not for the clinic. To find out more, call 566-7425 or visit About Sunlight Home S unlight H ome w as founded in June 1994 to help break the cycle of poverty and abuse for pregnant women and teens. Hundreds of clients have come through the five-bed facility. Volunteers help new mothers with counseling, job training, schooling, prenatal care, childbirth and parenting classes and more, all in a Christ-centered environment. For more information, call 352-0251 or visit Four local nonprofits honored as 2011 Diamond VolunteersThe Community Foundation of Collier County celebrates its silver anniversary with a luncheon Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. The foundation will honor the people and organizations that enrich our community and make it a better place to live with the following awards: The Harvey Kapnick Award, to the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Leadership Programs; The Robert C. Cosgrove Award, to Geraldine Martin; and The Outstanding Corporated Philanthropy Award, to Gulfshore Insurance Inc. For more information, call Susan Utz at 649-5000 or e-mail Community foundation celebrates 25 years One phone call can make the difference when life feels hopeless and your family is being torn apart. Mental illness and addiction can be overcome. Thousands of families just like yours have found the David Lawrence Center and rebuilt their lives. Make the call. You have nothing to lose but the pain. MAKE THE CALL. | Naples 239.455.8500 | Immokalee 239.657.4434


Pets of the WeekTo adopt a petThese pets are available for adoption ($85 for dogs, $60 for cats) through Collier County Domestic Animal Services. The fee includes sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit these and other adoptable animals at DAS headquarters, 7610 Davis Blvd., from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call 252-7387 or for more information. >> Holly is a brown and white tabby whos about 2 years old. Affectionate, smart and calm, shell melt your heart.>> Joy is a 10-month-old German shepherd mix whos full of energy. She pulls on her leash and needs some training but her heart seems to be as big as her ears.>> Kringles is a 1-year-old, long-hair tabby. Handsome and alert, hes also very cuddly and gets along well with his roommate.>> Simon is a 3-year-old Plott hound mix. A big, lovable dog whos full of energy, he deserves a loving forever home. N26 20.315 W 081 49.677 The areas nest full-service marina.Bonita Bay Marina ClubDry storage for vessels up to 32 Wet slips with lifts for up to 16,000 lbs. Waterfront dining at Backwater Jacks Fuel, ships store, boat launch, detail services Rentals from $264 a month Call Tibe Larson 239-495-3222 or visit for more information. 239-261-7157 141 Ninth Street North Naples For over 70 years offering Wholeseome fresh products to our customers. Wynns is now carrying a large selection of Natural, Organic, and Gluten-Free products. Free with a $40 Grocery OrderFrom Spain: Red Guitar Wine .750 ml.Old Vine Tempranillo/GarnachaMust have coupon at time of purchaseFree with a $40 Grocery OrderRaos Marinara Sauce (only) 24 oz. JarMust have coupon at time of purchase NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA28 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 tein to be at the top of their game. Meat contains a nutrient called taurine that is essential for heart and eye health and normal cell, muscle and skeletal function. Cats cant synthesize taurine on their own, so they must get it from their diet. Cats also have other nutritional requirements that vary from those of dogs, such as the type of vitamin A they can use. Thats why you should never feed your cat the same food you give your dog. Their physiology is different. Cats metabolize drugs differently than dogs or people. Its very dangerous to give a cat the same drug that you or I or the dog next door might take, even if its for the same type of problem. Take pain, for instance. Ive seen clients kill their cats by going to the medicine chest and giving their cats aspirin or acetaminophen. The same holds true for parasite treatments: Never apply a flea or tick treatment or shampoo made for dogs to your cat. Always call your veterinarian first and ask if a particular medication is safe for your cat and at what dose. The way cats express pain is different. Well, its not really different. Its almost nonexistent. Its much easier to notice pain in a dog because we tend to interact with dogs directly. We take them on walks and we see whether theyre limping, for instance, or moving more slowly. With cats, its much more difficult to see the changes in mobility that signal injury or arthritis. Cats know instinctively that displaying pain puts them at risk from other predators, so they do their best to mask it. That works to their disadvantage when it comes to veterinary care. The signs that a cat is in pain are so subtle that most people miss them unless they are keen observers of their cats. Cats need to see the veterinarian. Its a mystery to me why people are so much less likely to provide veterinary care to their cats than to their dogs. Cats are the most popular pets in America, yet veterinarians are seeing a decline in veterinary visits for cats. Thats a shame, because cats need and deserve great veterinary care to ensure that they live long, happy, healthy lives. They might be intelligent and independent creatures, but they cant doctor themselves at least not yet. Providing your cat with regular veterinary care is a good investment, and its one of the responsibilities you owe your cat when you bring him into your life. Cats may prefer an air of mystery, but being mysterious doesnt always work in their favor. Some people are born into cat-loving families, while others have cats thrust upon them. And then, of course, there are those who independently make the decision to take up life with a cat. Cat lovers are members of an exceptional club. A relationship with a cat can be joyful, entertaining and sometimes frustrating, but in the end, its always rewarding. Life with a cat is special, if you know what to expect. Cats are so connected to myths and misconceptions that its no wonder they are often misunderstood. I want to help you separate fact from fiction. First and foremost, cats are not small dogs. When you are reading about different cat breeds or looking at the personality descriptions of cats at a shelter, you may come across some that are described as doglike. Its true that some cats, like dogs, will follow you around, play fetch or go for walks on-leash. But that is where the resemblance ends. Cats differ from dogs in many ways, but here are some of the most important: Their nutritional needs are different. Cats are what biologists call obligate carnivores. That means they must have meat in their diet to survive. Lots of meat. While dogs can exist on a diet that contains large amounts of grains, cats need meat pro-PET TALES Feline myth-bustingBY DR. MARTY BECKER _________________Universal Press Syndicate Understanding your cat the first step to better care


EXCLUSIVELY, AT EYE CENTERS OF FLORIDA...Softec HD LensThe Softec HD is the newest cataract replacement lens available, from the most experienced ophthalmology team in S.W. Florida. It is designed to be the World's Most Accurate Lens and is three times more precise, to more closely match your vision needs. And best of all, it is covered by Medicare and most insurance plans.Services at Eye Centers of Florida include: Sutureless Cataract Surgery Full service vision care with optical shops at each of ce For those without insurance: Vision exams for $99 Care and T reatment for Glaucoma Retina SpecialistsCare for Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy Eyelid Lifts and Skin RejuvenationBonita Springs North Naples Naples www.ecof.comDavid C. Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S.Founder and Medical Director Ophthalmologist and Cataract SurgeonBarrett R. Ginsberg, M.D., F.A.C.S.Ophthalmologist Cataract Surgeon Laser Vision CorrectionSunil M. Malkani, M.D.Ophthalmologist and Retinal Surgeon Macular Degeneration, Diabetic RetinopathyClaudio A. Ferreira, M.D.Ophthalmologist and Retinal Surgeon Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 NEWS A31 the sickness of morbid, alienated desperation. Play and despair both ride the third rale, both abiding in auscultation and ululation. Mixing play and despair is a successful hair of the dog strategy: Like cures like, like magic and homeopathy. In the mix-up, all is possible. Mithridates IV was master of this strategy. This first century BCE King of Pontus, a small kingdom on the southern shore of the Black Sea, administered to himself nonlethal amounts of many poisons. In this way he became fortified against poisons. Today the word from his name, mithridate, refers to confection that is effective antidote for poison. Mithridates was so successful that he was not able to commit suicide with poison. So he commissioned a mercenary to run him through with sword. If with repeated inoculation it is possible that inoculum becomes innocuous, then perhaps all things are possible. The possible can be; the potential may be. Effectively, the possible is portent of potency. The actual achievement of final result goes beyond possible into real effect. Some say that the influence on affect is measureable. Others say that is impossible. Pick your poison. In the face of this inquiry, I am impassible. Unlike the essay inquiry of James, my free will nonplus is how any one mind can know any two things. Or any old thing. At all. In 1895 William James posed the possible multiverse hypothesis. From Fish die belly-upward and rise to the surface. It is their way of falling. Andre GideWilliam James studied and taught medicine, physiology and biology. Later he, in his own words, drifted into psychology and philosophy from a sort of fatality, a soul sickness in which he was no stranger to intense suicidal ideation. James believed that being useful is what makes beliefs true. The useful is freely possible. He wrote that his first act of free will was to believe in free will. For James, free will was choosing to sustain one thought when he could be having a possible other. James had a mind spacious enough to hold widely disparate thoughts. For James, atomistic physiological brain changes form complex ideas. And that functional perspective was embraced by spiritualism, held together by soul. In that wide inner world, James struggled, precisely, with delineating how it is possible that two minds can know one thing. Perhaps it was in the transformative creativity of philosophical play that James inoculated himself against MUSINGS Mithridate 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. t r a p h l Rx this point of view, everything that could have happened but didnt has occurred in another universe. The multiverse is the set of possible universes that compromise all that exists. If everything is possible, where does the impossible live? Is there a universe in which there is no universal antidote? Doesnt that make a possible universal antidote impossible? Antoine de Saint-Exupery ends his adult fairy tale, The Little Prince, wondering what is possible: Here, then, is a great mystery. For you who also love the little prince, and for me, nothing in the universe can be the same if somewhere, we do not know where, a sheep that we never saw has yes or no? eaten a rose... Look up at the sky. Ask yourselves: is it yes or no? Has the sheep eaten the flower? And you will see how everything changes... And no grown-up will ever understand that this is a matter of so much importance!


Naples Finest Flooring Showroom Come Visit the Flooring Experts Starting at Carpet *EXTRA CHARGES MAY APPLY FOR STAIRS, CUSTOM WORK, LARGE FURNITURE, FLOOR PREPARATION, HARD SURFACE REMOVAL AND HIGH RISE CHARGES. FREEInstallation! Sale at $ Free Delivery & Set Up moves! Free Design Service $ $ $ $ Cherry $ Flooring Sale!


BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUS INESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011WEEK at-a-glance On the MoveIts your business to know whos going where, doing what on the local scene. B4 Pre-inaugurationRick Scott comes home before becoming governor, and more networking events. B9-10 Dream onAlways wanted a mountain getaway? Maybe you can win one. B11 Computers today are built with hard drives, which store most of the programs we need to use them, including the engines that run them, operating systems such as Windows 7 or Mac OS X. Those in turn run web browsers like Safari and Firefox, and software like Microsoft Office, also stored on the hard drive. But as more computing work is completed and stored online, will hard drives eventually go the way of other technological dinosaurs, like floppy disks? Google sees a future that looks something like that, in which people do all their computing and store all their work in the cloud, in other words, online. A new operating system the company is testing, called Chrome OS, it is built on the presumption the world is living more and more in the cloud. For many, that seems to be the wave of the future. The reality of it is, everythings going that way, said Robert More, store manager of Repair and More in Naples. Google agrees. The company plans to have Samsung and Acer build computers made to run Chrome OS sometime in the middle of 2011. Essentially, Chrome OS is a web browser in which all of your work is completed and stored, Google says. Its designed to be streamlined, faster, less expensive, and more secure than traditional operating systems. Using a computer made to run Chrome OS, the Internet would provide endless storage capacity, and also be the source from which all computing needs are met. All the programs you need called extensions or applications, like the ones created for smartphones are available on Googles online store. That includes everything from the basics, such as printing, to spreadsheets, documents, games or apps that allow you to price-check electronics. But there arent enough of those yet to make the system practical for everyone, Google says. Users who run more complex software, for example, for video or photography editing, would probably still need to use their current operating systems. Because the system depends on being online, computers running Chrome OS will come equipped with Wi-Fi as well as the 3-G network from Verizon.Security concernsGoogle says some businesses could switch to using only Chrome OS. That cloud To theSouthwest Floridians test Googles revolutionary Chrome OS BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ FLORIDA WEEKLY ILLUSTRATIONThe Google Chrome Operating System could change the way people and companies use, keep and store data. SEE CHROME, B7 The Entrepreneurs Law School, a oncea-year opportunity for small business owners to interact in hour-long sessions with local attorneys, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Florida Gulf Coast University. This is the 12th consecutive year that FGCUs Small Business Development Center has coordinated the program. Sponsors are the law firm of Alvarez, Sambol & Winthrop, P.A., and Key Bank. Presenters and topics include: Aaron Farmer, The Entrepreneurs Legal Checklist James Cardle, Identifying and Protecting Your Intellectual Property Donna Flammang, Considerations in Buying or Selling a Business Jeff Janeiro, Business Planning for 2011 Edward Livingston, The Entrepreneurs Guide to Protecting and Profiting from Intellectual Property Kristen Longberry, How Workers Compensation Impacts Your Business Rachael Loukonen, Legal Advice: Where, When, How and Why? Joseph Ariola, Strategies for Obtaining Financing in Todays Market Carol Porter, Time to Review Your Business Insurance Policies with the Florida Department of Financial Services Mary Saunders, The Entrepreneurs Guide to Contracts Jeffrey Thompson, What Health Care Reform Means for Your Business Paul Valenti, Hiring and Firing: Starting and Ending the Employer/Employee Relationship Jennifer Birmingham, The Changing Landscape for Condo and HOA Boards and Associations This years session will also have a special three-hour track for community association board members who want to fulfill the state of Florida certification requirement to serve on a board. Entrepreneurs Law School takes place in the Student Union Building on the main campus of FCGU. Tuition is $75 for the morning or afternoon sessions and $95 for the full day, purchased in advance. At the door, the cost is $105 for a half day and $125 for a full day. Lunch with the Lawyers is included. Some scholarships are available; call Dr. Beth Hagan at 947-8085 for details. To register or for more information, call 745-3700. Local lawyers will provide business advice


The Financial WorkshopJanuary 19, 2011 9am-12 noon Edison State College, 7007 Lely Cultural Pkwy Naples FL 34113 Learn how to manage your finances from the Teacher to the Pros: My workshop will help you: (make your money last) National Endowment For Financial Education Attendance limited to 50. Reservation required please call 877-860-0410. Its Your MoneyTake Care of it!Robert NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 MONEY & INVESTINGWoof-woof investing: Applying Dog strategy in 2011Dog owners love their pets and find them beautiful, cute and ever so smart. Despite the platitudes afforded mans best friend, a real dog is an often-used derogatory expression and, in investment parlance, has morphed into The Dogs of the Dow, a well-known investment strategy. At the end of each year, the 10 highest dividend-yielding Dow Jones Industrial stocks are identified for investment as they are expected to outperform the Dow, the S&P and other broad-based indices of large capitalization stocks in the coming year. The thought process is this: A very high dividend yield offered by a solid, large capitalization company (as suggested by inclusion in the Dow Jones Industrial Index) suggests that stock might be undervalued and that often translates into future price outperformance. The investment strategy worked well in 2010 as these Dogs returned price appreciation of 15.5 percent versus the DJIA with 11 percent and the S&P with 13 percent. And six out of the 10 2010 dogs returned above 15.5 percent. Each of 2011s Dogs yields 3 percent or better, a tidy return if one is investing in Treasuries. Generally, a stock trading at a 5 percent or better dividend yield has issues. What might they be? Concern about: a potential dividend cut, continued sub-par growth, etc. Chances are pretty good that one year from now some 2011 Dogs will have reinvented themselves into Wall Street darlings. Which ones? Unknown, but a simple and interesting exercise is to make your paper portfolio selection and then revisit on Dec. 31, 2011. Here is the list and some comments about each. The Doggies winners are two telecom stocks: ATT and Verizon. All nonVerizon investors might be kicking themselves for not buying at Verizons summer lows in the mid-20s. Then, the stock was yielding more than 7 percent, a major divestiture was complete and rumors abounded that an iPhone deal was in the works. High yield, corporate restructuring, and a link to Apples high growth all helped. The laggard wasnt going any place until it suddenly went a reminder that screaming buys dont tap you on the shoulder and tell you to buy. Not so clear what the growth trajectory is for ATT; the issue is that Apple is not continuing its exclusive contract with ATT and it is hard to see from where ATT will garner meaningful growth. Next come the three big pharma companies: Johnson and Johnson, Merck, and Pfizer. Health care is a big growth story except when health care became a cost-containment story. Sure, further international expansion is knocking at their doors just at lower prices and generic competition. Food plays would be McDonalds and Kraft. In 2010, the exceptionally wellmanaged Pershing Square hedge fund held big positions in each. Kraft was interesting because Pershings manager, Bill Ackerman, held Kraft after a mega acquisition (Cadbury) while Buffett was unloading; pretty interesting that two of the all-time greatest investors were at polar extremes on this stock. KFT was up 17 percent in 2010 nominally a Dog but not a real Dog. Also amazing is that McDonalds, another Ackerman pick, has appreciated 22 percent in 2010; again, a nominal Dog looking more like a beauty queen. (Current positions for the aforementioned hedge fund are not known.) DuPont, up 48 percent in 2010, and Chevron, up 18 percent in 2010, are international cyclical plays; that story seems intact as engines of growth are running strong in India and China. Beating out GE is Intel. Who would ever have thought that the 1990s tech darling would become an industrial Dog? Ther are some caveats on this investment strategy. Historical price Dog performance indicates that it is not always a slam-dunk winning or outperforming strategy. Just take a look at the website Secondly, as clearly seen in the price appreciation of DuPont, Chevron, McDonalds, Kraft, etc., some of 2011s Dogs were stellar price performers in 2010. So what sense does that make? Possibly part of the problem with the Dog theory is that, in more recent years, additions to the list of the DJI 30 stocks has included more companies that are really not industrial; they are technology, telecom and financial and are growthoriented stocks that tend not to be big dividend payers. So, in the 1990s the DJI stocks were all apples; now the DJI base is apples and oranges, in terms of orientation towards paying dividends. For instance, McDonalds is a nominal 2011 Dog, having appreciated 22 percent in 2010 while Bank Of America (a DJI stock) is not a 2011 Dog as its yield is only .3 percent. However, Bank of America has fallen in value some 11.4 percent. The same is true of the non-performer Cisco that is not a Dog, yet truly barked like a Dog in 2010. At year-end, there are nine stocks DJI yielding under 2.0 percent. These stocks dont rank as Dogs because they dont meet the high dividend yield criteria but many have desultory price performance. For companies that are mature and industrial, a ranking by dividend level probably means much more in Dog theory. As always, talk to your advisers about suitability, need for income and current portfolio allocations. Jeannette Rohn Showalter is a Southwest Florida-based chartered financial analyst, considered to be the highest designation for investment professionals. jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA New York Style Pizza | 239.435.9333 Visit website for Calendar of Events and Menu1410 Pine Ridge Rd. | Open 7 Days 11a-2a M-F 11am-2pm 6 Lunches for $6 18 Lunches under $8Happy Hour NOW 40 BEERS ON TAP! Purchase any Hoagie, Sandwich, Entree, Small Pizza or Stuffed Roll. Mon. thru Fri. from 11am 2pm, and receive another item of equal or lesser value free. Dine In ONLY. Restrictions Apply. Lite Lunches Not Included. Expires 1/21/11BUY 1 LUNCH, GET THE 2NDHALF OFF!BUY 1 LUNCH, GET THE 2NDHALF OFF!


First Class Clothing For A First Class F Cbt Annfr 2240 Davis Blvd Naples, FL 34104 Open 6 days a week! Complete Collision Repair 24 hour Towing Rentals239-775-6860 Email : If an ACCIDENT gets you off course Remember.......ALL ROADS LEAD TO US YEARS PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ALL INSURANCE CARRIERS WELCOME ON-SITE RENTALS STATE OF THE ART PAINT BOOTHS DIGITAL PAINT MATCHING SYSTEM DIGITAL MEASURED FRAME MACHINES PAYMENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE Mary JaneReceives 7% Guaranteed FOR LIFENow you can receive 5, 6, 0r 7% for life.Featured in Financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and USA Today. For a review of the CD Buster call Patrick Esce CD BUSTER Members: National Ethics Bureau, Naples Chamber of Commerce. 1011793_08-0280-001 *Individual replacement needs may vary. Placed by a hearing professional during a routine ofce visit. **Professional fees may apply. Annual subscription begins the rst day of trial. Lyric is not appropriate for all patients. See your Lyric hearing professional to determine if Lyric is right for you. 2010 InSound Medical, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Uses the ears anatomy to naturally minimize background noise Wear Lyric 24/7 for up to 4 months at a time* No daily hassles no batteries to change, no daily insertion or removal requiredThe Center for Hearing of Naples, Inc.Certied Lyric Hearing Professional1000 N. Tamiami Trail, Suite 403 Naples, FL 34102Call 1-239-434-0086 today!For more information visitwww.napleshearing.comThe first and only 100% invisible, extended wear hearing device. HEARING DEVICEGAME CHANGER!My Lyric hearing device tackles almost anything, even stadium background noise.Coach Mike WaufleProfessional Football Coach, Lyric Wearer Since 2008 Invisible. Effortless. 24/7. l y b l e Lyr ic Wear RISK-FREE 30-Day Trial**Timothy J. Roupas Au.D., FAAA Doctor of Audiology NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 ON THE MOVE for Wachovia/Wells Fargo. Mr. Gensler is a former McDonalds owner/operator and current supervisor for McDonalds. Mr. Atkinson is vice president of investor and community relations for Chicos FAS Inc. Mr. OReilly is a McDonalds owner/ operator and partner in Adams & OReilly Inc. Mr. Austin is an independent contractor and longtime volunteer and supporter of RMHC of Southwest Florida. Dr. Edmundo Muniz, president and CEO Tigris Pharmaceuticals Inc., has joined the board of directors for TheatreZone. Dr. Muniz also serves as a member of the board of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and the Hodges University Foundation. Health Care Vitas Innovative Hospice Care announces the following additions to its staff: Velma Delgado, Hispanic community liaison, will work with individuals, churches, civic groups and health-care providers that have a high Hispanic population. She has more than 17 years experience in New York as a caseworker and advocate in the Hispanic community and for the past four years has worked for Community Blood Centers as a MEDS liaison. Automotive Gary Meyer has joined John Marazzi Nissan of Naples as parts and service director to oversee the dealerships entire parts and service operations. Mr. Meyer jolds a bachelors degree in business management from the University of Wisconsin and a certificate from ATcon Service College. He previously worked with John Marazzi for 18 years at a local Toyota dealership. Awards & Recognition Justin Einstein has been selected to receive the 2010 Presidents Award from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida. Mr. Einstein, director of operations at Aubuchon Homes, is a longtime volunteer and advocate for RMHC of Southwest Florida and has served on the board of directors since 2009. Board Appointments Stacey Carbone, John Gensler, Robert Atkinson and Tom OReilly have joined the board of directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida. Tim Austin has joined the RMHC advisory council. Ms. Carbone is vice president and principal business banker Dawn McBride, Vitas representative, will educate healthcare professionals about the Medicare hospice benefit with the purpose of identifying patients early so they can receive all of the services hospice has to offer. Ms. McBride has more than 25 years of experience in nursing home administration and sales and marketing in the senior living sector. Myra Williams, community liaison, will reach out to the community at large with information about Vitas Innovative Hospice Care. A resident of Naples for 22 years, she has more than 14 years of experience in the nonprofit sector as a director of development and major gifts officer. Law Enforcement The Naples Police Department announces the following promotions: Sgt. Ralph Anthony to the rank of lieutenant as watch commander of the evening/ night shift. A member of the NPD force since 1992, Lt. Anthony has worked in several areas, including K-9 and road patrol. Det. Seth Finman to the rank of sergeant as a squad supervisor on the evening/night shift. Det. Finman joined the department in September 1998 and has worked in the road patrol division, the marine unit and most recently as a senior detective in the Criminal Investigations Division. Master Officer Mike Herman to the rank of sergeant as a squad supervisor on the evening/night shift. With the NPD since 2003, Sgt. Herman has worked in the road patrol division and also as the departments public information officer. As a sergeant, he will be a squad supervisor on the evening/night shift. Publishing Kelley Lavin has joined Gulfshore Media LLC, publisher of Sarasota Magazine, Gulfshore Life and other titles throughout Southwest Florida, as executive vice president, group publisher. A 14-year Sarasota resident, Ms. Lavin has more than 25 years of experience at regional and national publications including Texas Monthly, Chicago Magazine, Metropolitan Home and Vogue. She has also created marketing and branding programs for such companies as Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Walmart, Kraft and Colgate. She has operated her own marketing consulting company specializing in business development, sales strategies and digital and social media. She recently completed an assignment for the city of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, for which she trained arts organizations in marketing and audience engagement. Although her home base will be Sarasota, Ms. Lavin will have responsibilities across Gulfshore Medias offices in Naples, Sarasota, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville. MUNIZ MEYER DELGADO EINSTEIN LAVIN McBRIDE WILLAIMS

PAGE 37 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 THE MOTLEY FOOL Were trained to worry about inflation and to pay attention to its level, but published inflation rates are rather problematic. Thats because the inflation rate that each of us experiences is different. Over the long run, inflation has averaged about 3 percent to 4 percent annually. But in any given year, health insurance premiums and milk may rise 10 percent, cable television bills and college tuition may rise 5 percent, but peanut b utter, clothing and gas might fall by 5 percent. How that all affects you depends on your personal expenses. To understand the situation better, it helps to know what the official inflation rate really measures. The most common measure of it is the urban (i.e. non-farmer, non-military, non-institutionalized) Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures, year by year, the cost of a basket of common goods and services we Americans purchase, such as food, clothing, housing, medical care, energy, and so on. (Some versions of the Misleading In ation What Is This Thing Called The Motley Fool?Remember Shakespeare? Remember As You Like It? In Elizabethan days, Fools were the only people who could get away with telling the truth to the King or Queen. The Motley Fool tells the truth about investing, and hopes youll laugh all the way to the bank. 401(k) or Direct? Q Should I do my investing through my 401(k) account or by directly buying individual stocks? S.F., Flagstaff, Ariz.A Consider doing both. Individual stocks offer you more control and opportunity for rapid appreciation but they can be riskier, too. Meanwhile, 401(k)s, which are tax-deferred and tend to offer mostly mutual funds, are a powerful way to save for retirement. If your employer matches any part of your contribution, that represents free money rarely worth passing up. Its smart to at least learn more about your companys 401(k) or other available retirement plan. With any investing process, its best to start socking money away as early as possible, because the longer your nest egg has to grow, the bigger it should get. Also, consider plunking much or all of your long-term 401(k) money into a broad-market index fund. If your plan doesnt offer one, ask for it. Learn more about retiring well at and by trying our Rule Your Retirement newsletter for free, at Is buy and hold the best way to invest? D.L., Statesboro, Ga.A Theres no one-size-fits-all investment approach. Buying and holding can be effective, but think of it as buying to hold. In other words, never buy a stock and then just blindly hold it for years, without ever checking up on it. Fortunes can change, even for the best companies. Instead, carefully select promising companies, intending to hold for the long term as long as they remain healthy and growing. Millions of dollars have been made by people who held shares of great companies for decades, through ups and downs. Even super-investor Warren Buffett has said that his favorite time to sell is never.Got a question for the Fool? Send it in see Write to Us. Ask the Fool Fools School My Dumbest InvestmentTo Educate, Amuse & EnrichCPI exclude food and energy prices, as theyre particularly volatile.) The food at home category recently made up about 8 percent of the basket, and food away from home about 6 percent. If youre someone who rarely cooks at home and always dines out, this isnt really reflecting your lifestyle. Housing makes up a whopping 43 percent of the basket, but if your home is paid off, or youre living in your parents basement, your personal profile is vastly different. (Housing prices also vary widely across the country, so while overall housing costs may fall, they may be surging in your region.) Medical care is 6 percent of the basket, but theres a good chance that you spend more than that percentage of your income on health insurance and other medical expenses. Get the picture? Its interesting and informative to note the changes in the CPI over time, but its also important not to assume that its reflecting the inflation that each of us faces. Instead, wed do well to figure out our own inflation rate, by tracking our actual expenses and how they fluctuate over time. My most costly investing decision is not nec ess arily the dumbest. I had just started investing in 2004, when I was 24. Netflix was one of the first stocks I was watching. I was ready to pull the trigger when it was around $12 per share, but then it suddenly it dropped to $9. I couldnt figure out why it fell, or if it was in serious trouble, so I didnt buy. I spent the next couple years watching it hover around the $20s and $30s, and then watched it move up to $100 and beyond. I dont feel all that bad about it. I was new, and wasnt confident in my ability to pick a solid winner for the long term. D.C., onlineThe Fool Responds: All investors can point to winners they missed out on. Youre right: Its critical to be comfortable with and confident in your investments, lest you just be speculating. Not all your researched purchases will deliver, but the more you know, the less risk youll take on. For those who believed, Netflix has been a stunner, recently trading near $200. The Motley Fool TakeAs the global economy begins to recover, it pays to keep a close eye on which countries are showing stronger GDP growth than the norm such as Mexico. Heres a company that can benefit domestically from Mexicos growth but also sells its products internationally: Grupo Simec (AMEX: SIM), a producer of special bar quality (SBQ) steel for non-residential construction and the automotive industry. Mexicos automotive industry is poised to outpace growth in the U.S. thanks to lower labor costs. For U.S. manufacturers looking to tap Mexico more, to reduce overhead costs, Grupo Simec offers axles, hubs and crankshafts. Rising steel prices have A Promising Steel Stock Name That CompanyIm the worlds fifth-largest publicly traded, integrated -international oil and gas company. Valued at more than $110 billion, I explore and produce fuel in more than 40 countries and operate in more than 130. Ive got more than 16,000 service stations, and I sell about 3.6 million barrels daily. Im developing alternative energies, too, such as solar, biomass and nuclear, and have interests in coal mining and power Last weeks trivia answerBorn in 1990 and based in El Segundo, Calif., Im one of the worlds oldest and largest satellite television providers, serving 19 million subscribers in the U.S. and more than 8 million in Latin America. I launched my service in 1994 and had a million customers the next year. I bought PrimeStar and USSB in 1999. I own 65 percent of the Game Show Network. I offer more than 285 digital channels (160-plus in high-def) and sports packages such as NFL Sunday Ticket and MLB Extra Innings. I rake in more than $23 billion annually. Who am I? ( Answer: DIRECTV )generation. I also produce chemicals such as fertilizers and adhesives. Given my broad scope, my name makes sense. My shareholders include more than half a million French people. Who am I? Know the answer? Send it to us with Foolish Trivia on the top and youll be entered into a drawing for a nifty prize! brought higher revenues and a healthier profit for the company this year. Recently trading below book value, Grupo Simec has more than $200 million in net cash, and has surpassed Wall Streets earnings-per-share expectations twice this year. It also maintains the strongest free cashflow margin of any of its major steel competitors. Keeping costs under control has allowed Grupo Simec to be more nimble than larger competitors. Over the past few years, it has grown through the acquisition of steel mills in the U.S. and Mexico. Grupo Simec appears in good shape to benefit from any uptick in global steel demand, but only time will tell if it can translate its momentum into creating value for shareholders. Do you have an embarrassing lesson learned the hard way? Boil it down to 100 words (or less) and send it to The Motley Fool c/o My Dumbest Investment. Got one that worked? Submit to My Smartest Investment. If we print yours, youll win a Fools cap! Write to Us! Send questions for Ask the Fool, Dumbest (or Smartest) Investments (up to 100 words), and your Trivia entries to or via regular mail c/o this newspaper, attn: The Motley Fool. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Missed Opportunity y y n ad at a nd u n 1 30. c e l ng as ve wer g c i z m y ma e r s in l ion F re Know with Foo l youll be en nifty prize! The Executive Club of the Greater Naples Chamber o f Commerce meets for networking from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at Avow Hospice. There is no cost for this members-only event. Register at www.napleschamber. org. Real estate attorneys of the C ollier Count y Bar Association meet for lunch at noon Thursday, Jan. 13, at Carrabbas, 4320 Tamiami Trail N. The general membership luncheon for January begins at noon Friday, Jan. 14, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. Register for any of the above meetings at www. The Gulf Coast Venture Forum, N aples chapt er meets from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in the members club room at Tiburon Golf Course, 2610 Tiburon Drive. Members and those interested in learning more about joining are welcome. Call 262-6300 or visit The Bonita Springs Area Chamber o f C ommer ce holds its next Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at Wiebel, Hennells & Carufe, 9420 Bonita Beach Road. Cost is $10 in advance for chamber members and $20 for others. Call 992-2943, visit or e-mail The Bonita Springs Area Chamber o f C ommer ce holds its next Back 2 Basics brown-bag lunch from noon to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at chamber headquarters, 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive. Attendance is free for chamber members and $20 for others. Call 992-2943, visit or e-mail Stephanie@ The Collier Building Industry As socia tion holds a members mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at Dimensions Design Center, 4531 Enterprise Ave. Cost is $15 for CBIA members and $20 for others. Sign up at or call 436-6100. The Greater Naples Chamber o f C ommer ce holds its next Business After 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at Encore Bank, 3003 Tamiami Trail N. Cost is $5 for members and $20 for others. Register at PRACC, P ublic Relations and Mark eting P rofessionals of Collier County, holds a luncheon meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of the month at McCormick & Schmicks in Mercato. Next meeting: Jan. 20. For more information, visit The ABWA Neapolitan Chapter meets f or dinner and a busines s meet ing with program at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Bellasera Hotel. Next meeting: Jan. 25. For more information, visit BUSINESS MEETINGS


O er Good thru 01/31/11 WITH THIS AD $350.OFFNew Orders OnlyCoupon Must Be Presented At Time Of Order. Why Do More Home Owners ChooseComplete Line of Rolldowns Clear Pan ccordionsCall For FREE Estimate594-16161762 Trade Center Way, Naples Florida, 34109Hurricane 2 WEEKS INSTALLATION GUARANTEED!! QUALITT RVICE Need a Copier? BUDGET COPIER$(239) would require that their most sensitive and important information is stored in the cloud, protected by Google. Although the idea of your companys private financial statements, for instance, being online may at first seem bracing, Google asserts that its more secure than keeping information on a hard drive protected by anti-virus software. Even at this early stage, we feel there is no consumer or business operating system that is more secure, the companys website says. Eitan Bencuya, a Google spokesperson, compared storing your files in the cloud to keeping money in a bank. In the past, people kept their money under their mattress or in a jar on top of their bookcase and nobody thought of this idea of putting their money somewhere else, he said. At some point, people realized it was actually safer to put your money in a bank rather than keeping it under a mattress. And in a similar way people today are recognizing the security and efficiency benefits of storing their data in the cloud. He adds, People are always a little afraid of these types of transitions, but its the natural way to go. Although Naples computer repair store manager Mr. More said he hadnt heard of Googles new system specifically, he wouldnt be too worried from a security perspective. The reality is, someone can get to your information now if they want to, he said. Its not going to be any less secure online than it is on your computer. The browser on the new computers looks very much like Google does now. In fact, if you want to get a taste of what the new Chrome OS computers will feel like, you can download the Chrome web browser, which has been around for a few years. Because Chrome OS is just the Chrome browser running on hardware, we are able to provide users with a fundamentally different computing model that provides a number of speed and security benefits under the hood, Mr. Bencuya said. For example, if you have three tabs open at once in your browser, each one has its own security sandbox, which blocks spyware or other malicious software. No one can break into your computer to get information, because theres not anything stored on it. And Google does all the security updates automatically. And if your computer is lost or stolen, it wont do anyone else any good. You can just log onto a different computer and go to your cloud. The new computers will also have a security feature called Incognito mode, in which your browsers history isnt saved. Pilot programGoogle built a prototype of what those new computer models will look like called CR-48. As part of a pilot program, the company is allowing thousands of individuals, including some in Southwest Florida, to try out the entirely online computing model for themselves. One website tracking the laptops said about 15,000 were sent out, and nearly 60,000 are rumored to have been built. But Google isnt going into to detail other than to say it plans to distribute thousands of (test) notebooks. Anyone can apply to test one. About a dozen large businesses will be testing Chrome OS on the hard drive-free laptops. For some of those businesses, which do reservations work online, which do reservations work online, such as a hotel chain or an airline, Chrome OS could cut costs and keep information more secure, Google says. InterContinental Hotel Group, for example, has expressed its support of Chrome OS and plans to use it. Fort Myers resident Kevin Pierce, the husband of Florida Weekly Naples managing editor Cindy Pierce and a voiceover artist for public radio and TV, is testing Chrome OS on one of Googles prototype computers. Mr. Pierce says the system is fast. And theres no bootup sequence like with traditional operating systems you just turn it on. I have flashlights that come with longer instructions, Mr. Pierce said. Theres an icon of an insect on the browser window. Anytime the computer does something wrong, he clicks on the bug and it opens up a reporting form to send to Google. So far there havent been any major glitches. My question is, how much of your days work or play are you able to do on your (Chrome OS) computer without having to go back to your desktop? he asked. Some might be able to use Chrome OS solely. But Mr. Pierce does voice-over and narration work, which means he uses a recording studio with very robust audio recording software. Chrome OS doesnt have the tools at this early stage for him to do that work. When Im doing that work I cant do it on this new computer yet, he said. But when Im doing any writing or correspondence, e-mailing, or keeping up on my calendar or working on spreadsheets I can do all that on Google services in the cloud. CHROMEFrom page 1 In the past, people kept their money under their mattress or in a jar on top of their bookcase and nobody thought of this idea of putting their money somewhere else. At some point, people realized it was actually safer to put your money in a bank rather than keeping it under a mattress. Eitan Bencuya, Google spokespersonCOURTESY IMAGESGoogle hopes consumers will choose its Chrome OS over more popular, but hard-drive bound systems. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 BUSINESS B7


Over 150 individuals dedicated to childrens health careThe Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida is the only accredited childrens hospital between Tampa and Miami. More than 5,000 children were admitted last year. 101-bed hospital specialized medical programs: neonatal neurodevelopment follow-up, medical day care, cystic brosis, neurobehavioral, cancer, sickle cell, neuroscience center, and cancer counseling center of the top 3 ranked neonatal intensive care units in Florida fellowship trained pediatric specialists 6 certied child life specialists 2 certied pediatric pharmacists 1 certied music therapist 1 certied full-time school teacher For more information, call 239-343-5000 or visit of the Florida Association of Childrens Hospitals Member of the National Association of Childrens HospitalsAnd, our numbers are growing!The Childrens Hospital is opening a specialty clinic in Naples in early 2011. Quality Counts at Your Childrens Hospital


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 BUSINESS B9 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@ taking office, the governor-elect comes home for a visitRick Scott greets friends at Food & Thought 1. Jim Hansen, Corbin Wyant, Wes English and Jim Gover 2. Helice and Steven Picheny 3. Sen. Garrett Richter and Burt Saunders 4. Diana Richter with Ian and Elizabeth Psota 5. Thomas Donahue and Gov. Rick Scott 6. Dawn Dzurilla and Roxanne Stagg 7. Patricia Carroll and State Rep. Kathleen Passidomo 8. Carla Channell with Dr. Ronald and Lenka Nikolich 9. Joan and Neil CurleyBERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 3 2 1 6 7 8 9 4 5


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@ NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB10 BUSINESS WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 CHARLIE MCCORMICK / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1. Elizabeth Bernardez, Melissa Shannehan 2. Kimberly Doerseln, Jennifer Johnson 3. Melody Kappauf, Francine Cavasino 4. Max Passino, Claire Pera 5. Jay Westerlund, Niki Dutton 6. Ann Marie Ashline Membership Directors Association of SWFA luncheon at McCormick & Schmicks COURTESY PHOTOSLaurie Cassell and Phil Wood Derek Arnett, Holly Robinson, Steven Rogers and Allison Gallagher Beth and Dr. Bryan Hanypsiak, Aiste and John SodeikaArthrex celebrates with Holiday Pops at the Phil 1 3 5 6 2 4


COURTESY PHOTOSThe warm and welcoming HGTV Dream Home 2011 in Stowe, Vt.A ski retreat in Vermont could be yours from HGTVIn your dreamsHGTV celebrates 15 years of making dreams come true with the 2011 HGTV Dream Home, a modern rustic mountain home in Stowe, Vt. N estled beneath Mount Mansfield, the fully furnished and outfitted house is part of a $2 million grand-prize package that includes a GMC Acadia Denali and $500,000 cash. With nearly 3,400 square feet, the 2011 Dream Home has three bedrooms, including a dorm-like room that sleeps eight, 3 bathrooms and two gathering spaces. The HGTV Dream Home Giveaway 2011 is open for entries through 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY The dining area accommodates a large gathering with a maple table surrounded by sleek leather chairs.SEE DREAMS, B15 REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE GREATER FORT MYERS REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B11WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Premier team attends conference for newcomers to SothebysRepresentatives from Naplesbased Premier Sothebys International Realty Inc. recently participated in an orientation conference for companies that are new to the Sothebys International Realty network of residential real estate brokerages. Last months conference included business meetings at Sothebys corporate headquarters in Short Hills, N.J., and a networking event at the Sothebys Auction House in New York City. Premier Properties of Southwest Florida Inc. became a Sothebys International Realty affiliate in December. The network includes more than 11,000 sales associates in approximately 500 offices in 42 countries and territories worldwide. Premier Sothebys International Realty continues to be a wholly owned subsidiary of The Lutgert C ompanies, with Scott Lutgert as chairman. This long-term strategic move will serve to solidify our corporate footprint and reach, says Mr. Lutg ert. In addition to extending our immediate geographic reach, this affiliation will enhance our ability to serve our luxury clients. It is a major milestone for T he Lutg ert Companies. With offices in Naples, Marco Island and Bonita Springs, Premier Sothebys International Realty offers exclusive Sothebys International Realty marketing, advertising and referral services designed to attract well-qualified buyers to the firms property listings. Sales associates also benefit from real estate referral opportunities with Sothebys Auction House clientele. As a Sothebys International Realty affiliate, the firm can refer real estate clients to the auction house for appraisal services for jewelry, art, antique furniture and collectibles. Property listings from Premier Sothebys International Realty also are marketed on the global website as well as on the local website, Our network helps connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world, says Michael Good, CEO of Sothebys International Realty Affiliates LLC. A t t orney Patrick Neale, a member of the Collier County Foreclosure Task Force, testified before the Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee in early December. Mr. Neale was invited to present senators his perspective on changes facing Floridians in the enduring foreclosure crisis. He affirmed that a significant percentage of the people currently in foreclosure followed conservative financing guidelines when purchasing their homes. They did everything right, he said. They put 20 percent down and have conventional mortgages; however, their paychecks have ceased or have been drastically reduced through no fault of their own. Unemployment and underemployment have taken a huge toll, he said, adding many of his clients are Realtors, small business owners and independent contractors who are not counted in unemployment statistics. While we continue to seek solutions for this ongoing crisis, families that only two years ago were financially sound and living within their means are now being put out of their homes he said. He concluded by asking the committee to consider the information presented when putting forth legislative efforts to address the foreclosure crisis in Florida. GOOD NEALE Local attorney addresses state senate committee




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. DAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA AMERIVEST REALTY | NAPLES, FL | Former model offered furnished. Golf & lake views. 3505 sq ft. $1,499,900 at Tuscany Reserve. 4,164 sq ft. 4bed/5bath. Lake & Golf views. $1,495,000 at Tuscany Reserve 3,786 sq ft. 4bed/4bath. Built in 2007. Private lakeviews. $1,999,999 at Mediterra. 1.27 acre lot. Golf/Lake Views. New 5bed/6bath. 10,262 total sq ft. $4,995,000 at Mediterra. 5,807 sq ft. furnished model with long lake/golf views. $3,495,000 at Mediterra. Brand new. 7,316 total sq ft. 1 acre lot. 4bed/4bath. $2,975,000 at Mediterra. mediterra naples luxury real estate 2,876 sq ft. Offered furnished. Private preserve views. $689,000 at Mediterra Build your custom Mediterra home on one of the few remaining lots. From $398,000 at Mediterra Spectacular private long lake views. 1st Floor. 2503 sq ft 3+Den/3bath $619,000 at Mediterra 3 distinct golf courses. Single family homes from 1.5 million to 5million + Luxury high rise beachfront condos. Priced from $2 million + New Furnished Beachfront Model. 4,184 sq ft. 4bd 3.5bath. $3,800,000 From 2 million + in Park Shore to over 10 million in Port Royal Bay Colony Grey Oaks Moraya Bay Luxury Waterfront Homes Tuscany Reserve Tuscany Reserve Open Sun 1-4 Open Sun 1-4


.. premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. E ach Office Is Independently Owned And Operated. In our ever-changing market, you need honest, accurate and timely advice to make an informed decision about selling or purchasing real estate. Cathy has been working with buyers and sellers in the Greater Naples Area since 1992. PELICAN BAY | 7853 COCOBAY Three + den pool home with guest cabana in gated neighborhood close to beach tram, tennis & fitness. Aggressively priced for quick sale. $1,500,000 PELICAN MARSH | 9194 TROON LAKES Three + den pool home in pristine condition. Volume ceilings & numerous upgrades. Gated community with tennis, fitness, community center. $620,000 PARK SHORE | THE TROPICS 4500 Gulf Shore Blvd N #243 Spectacular 3 bedroom bayfront condominum with new kitchen & wood floors. Walk to beach, shops, dining of the Village. $950,000 LITTLE HARBOUR | 286 LITTLE HARBOURFour bedroom custom waterfront retreat in gated enclave near Old Naples. 3,800 SF home designed for privacy. $3,000,000 OPEN SUN 1-4 OPEN SUN 1-4 OPEN SUN 1-4 fl Li f esty l eINSPIRED SANCTUARIES Realtor PreviewBuyers WelcomeJanuary 12th & 13th 3:00pm to 7:00pm628 106th North Naples 613 109th North Naples 692 94th North GARDEN BEACH BUNGALOWS Entrants may enter once per day on as well as once per day on HGTVs or as often as they wish by regular mail. The winner will be announced on HGTV at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 19. See a photo gallery and a 360-degree virtual tour of the custom-designed home at DREAMS From page B11COURTESY PHOTOAbove: Floor-to-ceiling curtains mark the entrance to the master bathroom. Left: Up to eight guests can sleep in the ski dorm. WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 BUSINESS B15FLORIDA WEEKLY


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 DOWNING-FRYE REALTY INC. VASARI $349,9003 bed/2bath plus den 2nd oor carriage home with attached garage, Professionally decorated with loads of upgrades!VASARI $565,0003+den, 2 full bathes. This fabulous Porta Rosa villa has western exposure located on Lake Vasari. VASARI 349,000Spacious carriage home boasts 3 large bedrooms+ Den 2 full baths. Bundled golf, tennis and CC amenities included. VASARI $219,9002 bedrooms +den/2 baths Don't miss this newly listed 2nd oor garden home with outstanding lake and golf course views.Bonita Springs, FL 34135 The Good Life... is closer than you think!Greg A. Pedrotty, REALTOR Cell: 239.776.4251 Whether you are Buying or Selling let me go to work for you to exceed your expectations in the real estate process. My goal is to relieve the stress and make the transaction an enjoyable memory. J Cbt 287-6732Nnb Of Tn Prfr Br Cr 370-8687 239-596-2520 STOP BY TO VIEW THESE AND OTHER PROPERTIES VILLAGE WALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION 4BR,3.5BA, features both formal living and dinning, replace, custom moldings, and pool w/lake views! Pristine Condition. over-sized lot is only one of the fabulous features this 3BR,2.5 BA plus den has to offer. Upgraded throughout with tile in living areas, new stainless appliances, granite, private pool with lake view and more! beauty has the WOW factor for its views. Outstanding Sunset and wide water views from inside and out! Original owners have taken pride in their seasonal home and it shines throughout. 2BR,2BA open oor plan, nicely upgraded tile throughout entire home, large screened lanai with lake views! 3BR, 2.5 BA plus den completely renovated! Features new porcelain tile in living areas, new A/C, Granite, new carpet in bedrooms, freshly painted interior hurricane protection and more! Owner Agent with screened patio. Original owner, very clean, near all amenities. REDUCED with wide water views. Clean, light and bright, ready for quick closingenjoy it this season! ISLAND WALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION 4 BR, 3.5 BA, features unparalleled craftsmanship throughout entire home, gourmet kitchen with top of the appliances, designer nishes,genuine hardwood oors, private pool with lake views and much more! A must see home! REDUCED BARGAIN SHORT SALE TURNKEY PACKAGE offers 3BR, 2.5BA plus den, tile throughout entire home, built-in entertainment center, and large screen lanai with lake views. Desirable location just steps from all amenities. Oakmont with real wood oors, full hurricane protection"turn key" package available. REDUCED need to sell quickly. Tropical retreat complete with Koi pond. 2BR, 2BA value pack! One Di Vosta most popular home styles ever and with good reason! This lovely home features upgrades galore, tile in living areas, corian counters, custom heated pool, full hurricane protection and more! EXTENDED 2BR,2BA lake view Carpi offers 1680 sq ft under air! Desirable oor plan features tile, built-in entertainment center, New A/C, private pool with lake views and desirable southern exposure. $265,900 FEATURED PROPERTY


Three of the most exclusive golf courses in Naples. Breathtaking. Much like the rest of the lush lifestyle at Estuary. Upgrade Your World.LUXURY ESTATES with 54 driveways.1485 Anhinga Pointe, Naples, Florida 34105 | 239.261.3148 | EXCLUSIVE REPRESENTATIVES Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each ofce is independently owned and operated. Prices, features and availability subject to change without notice. Equal Housing Opportunity.


Bridgette Foster 2392538001 Gene Foster 2392538002Endless waterfront views, redone 3/3, 10ft ceilings. $1,195,000 Pelican Isle I #10033+Den/3.5Ba. completely refurbished 2872SF end unit. $985,000 Pelican Isle II #201Great Gulf views, 2677SF, 3/3, 2 lanais. $894,000 Pelican Isle I #402Dramatic 2677SF, elegant upgrades, beach/Wiggins Pass views. $879,900 Pelican Isle II #302Refurbished 3/3, redesigned kit. Gulf/Bay/W.P. views. $1,425,000 Pelican Isle II #903New A/C units & hot water heater, 2677SF, Views. $899,000 Pelican Isle II #702Walk into breathtaking views! Wood rs, Granite kit. 3/3. $889,000 Pelican Isle II #303New granite in kit, surrounded by water, end unit, 2872SF. $895,000 Pelican Isle II #304Beautiful waterfront! New decor, 2677SF, 3/3. $839,000 Pelican Isle III #6023096 SF, lanais off living & Master suit, amazing views. $1,499,000. Pelican Isle III #605Bright, spacious great room, w/ water views, 2 lanais, 2428SF. $749,000 Pelican Isle III #403 2677SF, designer decorated, wood rs, Gulf/Bay/River views. $895,000Pelican Isle III #702Marble rs, new granite kit, Gulf views, 3+Den/3.5Ba. $1,399,000 Pelican Isle III #906 AMERIVEST Realty (W-10 $82,500) (W-31 $191,000) (N-79 $195,000) (N-25 $249,900) Boat Slips Available'Download AT&T code or = scanner on your 'Smart phone' and read our QR code' O H b-t


Jacki StrategosSRES, G.R.I., Richard Residential, LLC 4.77 AcresCleared, lg. lake, 3 stall barn/tack room. Utilities. $395,000 $355,000 2nd spacious coach home. 3 BR/2 BA. Golf course/lake view. 1-car garage. $299,000 Large 2/2 rst unit. Granite, upgraded cabinets, high ceilings. Garage, Clubhouse. Buy With Bristol, Sell With BristolForest Park 239.352.6400 877.352.6404www.BristolRE.com3790 Recreation LaneLovely 4+ Den Floorplan w/ Dream Kitchen$359,900 Featured Agent Hiring Agents Call For Details Exciting Opportunities 791 10th Street South Ste. 202 Naples, FL 34102 Dave Ison hails from San Diego. With a love for nding and refurbishing distressed Real Estate in the San Diego area and transforming them into beautiful homes, David naturally fell into the Real Estate Industry. Having lived on both Florida Coasts, Dave has a unique perspective of the Florida Lifestyle. An avid boater, and outdoorsman, he knows and loves what Naples can offer. His continued involvement of buying, selling and deciphering market trends, has sharpened this skill set and rates Dave high in Client Satisfaction and makes him the Referral of Choice. As a local business owner and operator, Dave has powerful negotiating skills. Your most important investment requires the strength and professionalism of this Bristol Team member to work with you; from the initial negotiation to the successful close. Dave Ison is the Professional Choice for you! Dave IsonCall Today: 239-963-7825 Florida Weekly 11/15/2010 4:44:17 PM THE MARBELLA IN PELICAN BAY, RESIDENCE 304Exquisitely decorated, equity ownership, independent living & extensive in-house amenities with four distinct dining venues. $599,900HORIZON HOUSE IN PARK SHORE, RESIDENCE 304Beach-front, renovated, spacious & decorated with Beach-cottage ambiance! Never miss a sunset again! $599,000 ...Cal Jud Toda! 239-248-4735 Picture Perfec View To View ese and Other Boulevard Homes, NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 REAL ESTATE B19 RECENT TRANSACTIONS Bear & Associates LLC has purchased 3, 111 square feet of industrial office space at 3575 Mercantile Ave. for $217,700 from Jonathan Clark Russell Trust. William Gonnering of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. E xecutive Bullion LLC has leased 2, 1 31 square feet of retail space at Bellagio Shoppes, 877 91st St., from LBUBS 2006C6 Tamiami Trail LLC / LNR Partners Inc. Bill Young of CB Richard Ellis, Fort Myers/Naples represented the landlord; Steve Wood of Woodyard & Associates represented the tenant. Gala ti Financial has leased 720 squar e f eet of office space at 3033 Riviera Drive, Suite 101, from Beasley Broadcasting Management Corp. Patrick Fraley of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Island As sociates Inc. has purchased 1 500 square feet of industrial space at 3899 Mannix Drive, Unit 423, for $100,000 from Bank of Naples. Christine McManus of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. L uxury Nails & Spa has leased 1,400 squar e f eet of space at Bonita Grande, Bonita Springs. Tom Strauss and Matt Yaniglos of LandQwest Commercial represented the landlord in the transaction. Ma gic Power Distribution LLC has leased 2, 01 5 square feet of packaging and distribution space at 1440 Rail Head Blvd., Unit 2, from Rail Head 1440 LLC. The building is now fully leased. Christine McManus of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Manuel Gonzalez has leased 1 ,381 square feet of retail space at 849 Seventh Ave. S., Unit 104, from Fontana LLC. Paige Eber of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Mattress Xpress Inc. has leased 3, 600 square feet of retail space at 5325 Airport Road from Ridgeport Limited Partnership. Patrick Fraley of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Naples Academy of Beauty LLC has leased 6,819 squar e feet of retail space at Bougainvillea Center, 7740 Preserve Lane, from Pacifica Companies. Bill Young of CB Richard Ellis, Fort Myers/Naples brokered the transaction.


41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Blvd. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Florida Weeklys Open HousesCall 239.325.1960 to be included in Florida Weeklys Open Houses. Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise markedDrive $1,285,000 Premier SIR Terri Moellers/Sharon Kaltenborn 404-7887 24 BONITA BAY HORIZONS 4731 Bonita Bay Blvd. #502 $1,295 ,000 Premier SIR Trudy Salyers 398-8901. 25 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE TOWER 4251 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #8C $1,350, 000 Premier SIR Angela R. Allen 825-8494 26 COQUINA SANDS CHARLESTON SQUARE 1400 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #206 $1,375,000 Premier SIR C indy Thompson 860-651327 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1485 Anhinga Pointe From $1,499, 000 Premier SIR Call 239261-3148 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun. 12-5 28 PINE RIDGE 59 Myrtle Road $1,699,000 Premier SIR Dave /Ann Renner 7845552 29 VANDERBILT BEACH MANATEE RESORT 9566 Gulf Shore Drive #PH03 $1,874,000 Pr emier SIR Pat Callis 250-0562 30 COQUINA SANDS 1775 Hurricane Harbor $1,890,000 Premier SIR Michael Lawler 571-3939. 31 MEDITERRA 17001 Cortile Drive $1,999,999 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239-273-1367 >$2,000,00032 PELICAN BAY COCOBAY 7922 Cocobay Drive $2,395,000 Premier SIR Kristin Mikler 370-6292 33 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive From $2,500, 000 Premier SIR Call 239-5145050 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 34 MEDITERRA 17002 Verona Way $2,975,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239-273-1367>$3,000,00035 PORT ROYAL AREA LITTLE HARBOUR 286 Little Harbour Lane $3 ,000,000 Premier SIR Cathy Owen 269-3118 36 BONITA BAY BAYWOODS 26360 Woodlyn Drive $3,795,000 Pr emier SIR Gary L. Jaarda/Jeff Jaarda 248-7474 37 OLD NAPLES 155 20th Avenue South $3,995,000 Premier SIR Marty/Debbi McDermott 564-4231 >$4,000,00038 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1280 Osprey Trail $4,995,000 Pr emier SIR Call 23 9-261-3148 39 PORT ROYAL 645 Galleon Drive $4,995,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Ann Zampogna 580-7367 >$5,000,00040 AQUALANE SHORES 2026 7th Street South $5,650,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals William O. Farrington 572-1518 41 PORT ROYAL 2550 Lantern Lane $5,950,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Celine Van Arsdale 404-9917 >$8,000,00042 PORT ROYAL 3243 Gin Lane $8,900,000 Premier SIR Scott P earson (612) 282-3000 >$10,000,00043 PORT ROYAL 1176 Spyglass Lane $10,995,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Thomas L. Campbell, Jr 860-4923 44 PORT ROYAL 3775 Rum Row $14,250,000 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 to $400,000 Illustrated Properties Real Estate, Inc. Call 239-5 96-2520 Mon. Fri. 11 to 4 and Sat. Sun. 11-42 PELICAN LANDING BAYCREST 25274 Galashields Circle $375,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Stephanie/John Coburn/Pam Umscheid 948-4000>$400,0003 THE STRADA AT MERCATO Located just North of Vanderbilt Beach Rd on US 41 From $400s Premier SIR Call 239-594-9 400 Mon. Sat. 10-8 and Sun. 12-8 4 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1602 Prices from the mid $400s. Premier SIR T om Gasbarro 4044883 Open Mon. Fri. 10-4 and Sat. Sun. 1-4 5 PELICAN MARSH CLERMONT 1610 Clermont Drive #105 $415,000 Premier SIR Mara Muller 272-6170 6 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT YACHT AND RACQUET CLUB 11030 Gulfshore Drive #401 $459,990 Pr emier SIR Jennifer/Dave Urness 273-7731 7 KENSINGTON CANTERBURY GREENS 5013 Kensington High Street $465 ,000 Premier SIR Virginia/Randy Wilson 450-9091 8 PELICAN MARSH SEVILLE 1816 Seville Blvd. #922 $498,000 Premier SIR Judy Perry/Linda Perry 261-6161>$500,0009 BONITA BAY ESPERIA AND TAVIR A 26951 Country Club Drive New construction from the mid $500s. Pr emier SIR Call 239-495-11 05 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 10 MARCO ISLAND 1045 Cottonwood Court $549,000 Premier SIR Michelle L. Thomas 860-7176 11 BONITA BAY BAYVIEW I 4811 Island Pond Court #503 $574,000 Pr emier SIR Car ol Johnson/ Michael Lickley 948-4000 12 OLD NAPLES PETTIT SQUARE 292 14th Avenue South #A $575,000 Premier SIR Beth Hayhoe McNichols 821-3304 >$600,00013 PARK SHORE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #1402 $635, 000 Premier SIR Polly Himmel 290-3910>$700,00014 PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB CONDOS 435 Dockside Drive $749,000 to $1,499,000 Bridgette Foster 239-253-8001, Amerivest Realty >$800,00015 PELICAN BAY VILLAS AT PELICAN BAY 561 Gulf Park Drive #4 $849,900 Premier SIR Kathy Morris 777-8654 16 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $875,000 Premier SIR Call 239594-1700 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun.12-5 17 VINEYARDS GLEN LAKE ESTATES 996 Glen Lake Circle $879, 000 Premier SIR Dina L. Moon 370-1252 18 PELICAN LANDING SANCTUARY 23817 Sanctuary Lakes Court $890,000 Premier SIR Roxanne Jeske 450-5210>$900,00019 AQUA 13675 Vanderbit Drive (take Wiggins Pass Road to Vanderbilt Drive) From the $900s Premier SIR Call 239-591-2727 Open Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-520 PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB II 435 Dockside Drive #703 $925,000 Premier SIR Suzanne Ring 8217550 >$1,000,00021 PARK SHORE ALLEGRO 4031 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #PH2F $1,100,000 Premier SIR Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 261-6200 22 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 207 Cheshire Way $1,198,000 Premier SIR Connie/Max Lummis 289-3543 23 COLLIERS RESERVE 12495 Colliers Reserve 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 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 21


Cell: (239) 572-2200 Email: chris@allnaples.comVisit www.allnaples.comto search for active listings, view photos, maps, virtual tours, and much more. CHRISTOPHER A.BRAUN DOWNING-FRYE REALTY, INC. AQUALANE SHORES PORT ROYAL ROYAL HARBOR OLDE NAPLES PELICAN BAY PARK SHORE MOORINGS PARK COQUINA SANDS VANDERBILT BEACH BAY COLONY OLDE NAPLES Exceptional and private beachfront residence offers 5BR + spectacular study and park like grounds. Magni cent design with true interior architecture delivers BEACH VIEWS everywhere you look. High caliber quality and appointments. Call for private appointment. $13,900,000 SUPERIOR VALUE BRAND NEW. Private pool, luxury villa of nearly 4,000sf, quiet interior Moorings w/ walk to beach, high end custom nishes 4BR+Den/5.5BA.$1,395,000 MOORINGS BUY!! Built in 2009, exceptionally gorgeous 4 bedroom (all suites), 5.5 bath, plus den/loft residence w/ pool and spa. Wolf gas range, huge ceilings, impact glass, elevator and summer kitchen. $1,395,000 PRICED FOR IMMEDIATE SALE Built in 2008, fantastic amenity package for this 3+Den and 4 Bath unit with over 3,000sf thats never been lived in. Gulf access marina views. $1,199,000. VALLEY OAKS Lovely ranch home w/ quiet interior location. 3BD/2.5BA, private pool and backyard. Thoughtful interior renovations. $450,000 CALUSA BAY2+Den/ 2BA on 1st oor, private courtyard entry. Updated interior, tness center, clubhouse, 1 mile to Philharmonic and Mercato. $239,000 GULF SHORESFantastic direct Gulf access, close to downtown, 3BR / 2BA, priced to sell! $239,500 PARK SHORE2 BR/ 2BA on 3rd oor, elevator, covered parking, pool area, great westerly views. Furnishings negotiable. $199,000 VANDERBILT BEACH Grand views, walk to beach, 2BR/ 2BA 7th oor unit fully furnished. $439,500 NEW LISTING NEW LISTING OLDE NAPLES Classic Florida architecture with Brazilian Ipe hardwood wrap-around porch, walk to 5th Avenue, perfect for entertaining! 4+Den/5BA, 4,000 SF. $2,495,000 NEW LISTING


A No, No not to missTheatreZone presents a classic tap-dancing musical. C3 A hidden worldPhil Jason reviews a new book about the colorful history of Everglades City. C12 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 No passport? No problemEnjoy a true taste of Italy at Caffe dell Amore. C31 BROUGHT TO YOU BY: InsideHigh-Rises at Bonita Bay 495-1105 Estuary at Grey Oaks 261-3148 The Strada at Mercato 594-9400 The Village 261-6161 The Gallery 659-0099 Old Naples 434-2424 North Naples 594-9494 Promenade 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 643-3445 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 Opera Naples brings Gaetano Donizettis Lucia Di Lammermoor to the Miromar Design Center for performances at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16. Opening night is also a fundraising gala that includes a black-tie champagne reception. Universally acknowledged as Donizettis masterpiece, Lucia Di Lammermoor is described as a tragic love story of gigantic proportion, technically challenging, deeply moving and visually dramatic as well as a showpiece for the soprano. Coloratura soprano Audrey Elizabeth Luna, who made her Metropolitan Opera debut last month as the Queen of the Night in Julie Taymors production of Mozarts The Magic Flute, stars in the coveted title role for Opera Naples production of Lucia Di Lammermoor. Her character is caught in a feud between her family and that of the Ravenswoods. Singing opposite Ms. Luna as Edgardo Di Ravenswood is the celebrated Irish tenor Anthony Kearns, returning to Opera Naples after wowing audiences as Romeo in last seasons Romeo and Juliet. Baritone Christopher Holloway, who most recently appeared with Opera Naples in La Boheme in January 2009, performs as Lucias brother, Lord Enrico Ashton. Metropolitan Opera conductor Franz Vote conducts Lucia Di Lammermoor for Opera Naples. Robert Swedberg, the former general director of Orlando Opera, is stage director. The production is underwritten by Moran Edwards Asset Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors. Tickets to the Jan. 15 gala are $135; tickets for Jan. 16 range from $25 to $95. For more information, call 514-7464, e-mail info@ or visit www. Opera Naples presents Lucia Di LammermoorMiromar Design Center sets stage for tragic love story A.R. Gurneys romantic comedy finds a spot on two area stagesCOURTESY PHOTOSSUDDENLY,SYLVIABY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ HO CAN RESIST THE LURE OF AN ADORABLE dog? The Naples Players cant. And apparently, neither can Florida Repertory Theatre. Both are staging A.R. Gurneys Sylvia this month. The play revolves around a couple, Greg and Kate, whove been married for 22 years. Their children are grown, and Greg and Kate have moved from the suburbs back into New York City, where one day at the park, a dog jumps into Gregs lap. According to the tag on her collar, shes Sylvia. Greg brings her home. Suddenly, Sylvia is in their life. But Kate doesnt want her. Shes raised dogs before. Shes just finished raising children. She wants to concentrate on her blossoming career. But Greg is quite taken with Sylvia.WSEE SYLVIA, C4 Carrie Lund, Gordon McConnell and Michelle Damato in Florida Reps SylviaJim Heffernan and Jesica Walck in The Naples Players production SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY LUNA KEARNS

PAGE 56 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 If prostitution is the oldest profession in the world, then pimping is the oldest managerial position. As long as escorts have turned tricks, men and women have taken a cut for the protection and organization they provide. Now, in this ever-expanding global economy, pimping has gone international. As part of an investigation on human trafficking, obtained a pimps business plan from a local prosecutor. The document and I use the term loosely consists of a set of hand-written business goals. Stay in high pursuit looking for a prostitute, the author strategizes. Take my game to the next level (from the concrete streets to the executive suites). He wraps up with plans for a global venture: Set-up a international operation (have five hoes on every continent). What shocks me most about the pimp business plan other than the terrible grammar is its boldly hustling nature. Not everyone has the money-making mentality it takes for the thievery and self-promotion pimping requires. Whenever I meet this Pimping aint easy ArtisHENDERSON kind of person, Im always dismayed and awed. So it was on a recent trip out of the country with my mother. On our first day, still weary from the flight, we set out for a tour of the city with an American-gone-native as our guide, a woman who had lived abroad for 13 years and taken to the local culture like a hippo to a riverbed. She had assumed the hustling ways of the people who surrounded her, and she gave no breaks to the American tourists who crossed her path. In fact, she gave them a special mark-up, knowing their dollars could handle her steep prices, even with the dismal exchange rate. Toward the end of our city tour, after we had snapped photos at the lighthouse and bought beaded necklaces in the market, our guide gave us the hard sell. I actually offer a lot of services, she said. She ticked off her local products inventory, the clothes she designs and the tours she runs to neighboring destinations. I also can provide escorts, she added.I had been lounging in the back seat of the car, my eyes gritty from the sand blowing in on the hot wind, my deodorant long since having checked out, but I suddenly sat up. Escorts?A lot of women come here traveling alone she cut her eyes at SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTStoo, had straightened in her seat. Ive got a couple of them, the guide continued. One is in his second year of law school. Really smart. A good conversationalist. The other here she looked at my mom is a surfer. You know, young and buff. There it was. Our tour guide had become a madam, and my mother and I were the Johns (Jeans?). The car dropped us off at our place, and we tittered as we unlocked the door. Escorts? we asked each other. Who did she think she was? The answer, of course: a pimp. It aint easy, says Ice-T, but it sure pays the bills. ...It aint easy... but it sure pays the bills... d g p g e e r t e s h e h e t s d s, k m d ng p v a t too, had Ive g g ui d e c o s econd y s mart. A Th e o th e my mom y oun g an d T h ere i t b ecome a a nd I were dropped us tere d as we E sco rt s ? did s h e thi n The ans w a int eas y s t he b i lls me and theyre afraid to go out at night. I can provide men that will take you out to dinner or to the clubs. I noticed that my mother,


Although not a household name, veteran theater, television and commercial actor Wayne Mortons body of work is well-known for its forte, diversity, and longevity, says Mark Danni, artistic director of TheatreZone. Mr. Morton makes his TheatreZone debut in the tap-dancing musical comedy No, No, Nanette, running Friday, Jan. 6, through Sunday, Jan. 16, at the G&L Theatre on the campus of Community School of Naples. Mr. Morton has performed in productions of My Fair Lady as Alfie Doolittle, The Wizard of Oz as The Wizard and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying as J.B. Biggley. He co-starred with Sally Struthers in Hello, Dolly in the role of Horace Vandergelder on Broadway. His most recognizable television roles include Raytowns Mr. TV on the TV series Mamas Family and The Meineke Muffler Man in commercials in the 1980s. Thanks to the popularity of cable channels Nick @ Nite and TV Land, his guest-starring roles on television shows like Happy Days, Mork & Mindy, M.A.S.H., WKRP-Cincinnati and Newhart have introduced a new generation of viewers to Mr. Mortons acting prowess. He began his professional career in Dallas, Texas, in 1966 in the Dallas Summer Musicals season opener An Hour and 60 Minutes with Jack Benny and Wayne Newton, and has steadily worked in Los Angeles and New York for more than 35 years. Critically acclaimed as The Happiest Show In Town, No, No, Nanette is the second show in TheatreZones sixth season. The lineup continues with the powerful musical Blood Brothers, starring Andrea McArdle (March 10-20); and Beehive: the s Musical! headlining Naples own American Idol finalist, Paige Miles (May 5 -15).About TheatreZoneTheatreZone is a nonprofit organization that relies upon community support. All performances take place in the G&L Theatre at Community School of Naples, one block north of Pine Ridge Road at 13275 Livingston Road. Individual tickets are $43-$48. Group rates are available. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the box office or call (888) 966-3352 or visit www.theatrezone-florida. com. Bha!Bha!A Persian Bistro 320 13th Avenue South Naples, FL 34102 (239) 263-8881 NAPLES CHARM Enjoy Patio Dining for Breakfast and Lunch.1209 3rd Street South(Behind Concierge Gazebo)(239) 261-2253 Daily 8:00am 5:00pm Breakfast & Lunch: Mon-Fri All-Day Weekend Brunch Happy Hour 3 Dinner on Thursday Nights with Live Entertainment in the Courtyard 5-9 pm NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 C3 Mamas Family actor joins TheatreZone family Veteran actor Wayne Morton cast in musical comedy No, No, Nanette COURTESY PHOTOWayne Morton


And Sylvia, with that lack of restraint inherent in dogs, loves him back completely. Mr. Gurney loves to push conventions as a playwright. For example, in other works he has relayed the entire arc of a relationship via letters (Love Letters) and told the stories of various families through time via a dinner table (The Dining Room). In Sylvia, a young woman plays the dog, who talks to her humans. Initially, the play met with some resistance, because it was thought actresses would not want to play a dog. But when it was produced in 1995 at the Manhattan Theatre Club, starring Sara Jessica Parker as the title character, it garnered Drama Desk Award nominations for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Actress in a Play (for Ms. Parker), and Outstanding Costume Design. Both Florida Rep and the Sugden Community Theatre, home of The Naples Players, are dog-friendly venues. Florida Rep Producing Artistic Director Robert Cacioppo and his wife, actress Carrie Lund, own Annie, an affectionate golden retriever in her golden years. Annie, who appeared at The Rep in The Last Romance, is wellknown to the companys actors. Everyone loves the dog, says Associate Director Jason Parrish. Shes like a member of the Florida Rep family. And Dallas Dunnagan, producing artistic director of The Naples Players, often takes her 15-year-old rat terrier, Roxie, to work with her. Everybody knows shes the theaters dog, Dolores Fetters, administrative assistant for the Players, says. Coming soon to the SudgenIf youve ever cried over those puppy advertisements or been embarrassed by your dog, or changed your entire life because of your dog, Sylvia will really strike home, says Megan McCombs, director of The Naples Players production of Sylvia. Ms. McCombs, who is the KidzAct director at the theater, was seen onstage as Lady Bracknell in last seasons The Importance of Being Earnest. Shes also the owner of Ginger, a 14-year-old rat terrier. Ginger, she says, is very much a house dog who loves to stay home. Even when she takes her on a walk, if they go beyond the property, Ginger sits down on the sidewalk and doesnt want to go any farther. The first time she had to put Ginger in a kennel because she was going out of town, Ms. McCombs recalls, I had to cook food for her and put it in baggies, and I had to call every day to see how she was she was trembling because she thought we wouldnt come back. For anybody whos ever had an association with a pet, this play really captures it. Ms. McCombs has knows the play well; she performed in it once, as Kate, and has also directed it before. I really like what Gurney does, he writes for the theater, she says. He uses some theatrical conceits to show us the actors ability. In Sylvia, the girl playing the dog has inherent comedy built into it, she says, but there are also three different parts played by one actor, which gives that actor a chance to show off versatility and strut their stuff. The humor of the play is situational and comes out of playing the characters, she says. Gurney doesnt really write punch lines. Well, he does write some punch lines, but he writes situationally funny things, Ms. McCombs says. It doesnt come off the page that way (when you read it.) Its really brought to life by the actors; when they play it correctly, it becomes very funny. There are wonderful situations that strike home, and you laugh. Thats what I like about it. There are some over-the-top moments a man playing a woman, a woman playing a dog. Youre stretching reality a little bit. But for the most part, theyre playing the truth of the moment, and thats where the humor is. At its core, Sylvia is about the nature of love, and the nature of love in a marriage the sacrifices, negotiations or demands that each partner makes on the other, Ms. McCombs says. What happens in the course of this play is that theyre changing, she adds. The children have left and theyre reinventing their lives. She wants to go one way, he wants to go another. The bond of wanting to stay together is there. Theyre testing that, in a sense, but the love between them is whats holding them together. And the dog is the catalyst for that. Its through the dog, and the love of the dog, that the husband is finding a new identity for himself, a new fulfillment. The wife is not interested in taking care of another entity. Shes done her maternal thing. She has to find a way of coming to terms with what he wants. Is it going to break them apart, or are they going to find their way back together again? Hes more emotionally available, hes found this bond and could express himself with the dog, perhaps in a way he hasnt been doing for a long time. Its interesting that an animal, or this other, instinctual being, has awakened something in him, and ultimately makes him more available as a person and as a partner. Opening first in Fort MyersSylvia is a fun play, an interesting play, says Maureen Heffernan, director of the Florida Rep production. This is her first time working with the play. Its a real favorite of Bobs (Cacioppo), and one Ive known about but never had the opportunity to work on. Its about relationships, which is something that draws me. Its all about the sort of foibles that we have in relationships, and certainly about the unconditional love that those of us who have been lucky enough to have pets enter our lives know about. Ms. Heffernan is dedicating this production to Chloe, the miniature poodle she adopted four years ago. I never grew up with dogs and never wanted one, but encountered somebody elses little dog and was taken with it, she says. So we were thinking about fostering a dog, and were working with a rescue (organization). A 9-pound miniature poodle was found wandering in a park. Shes amazing Shes truly the light of my life. She makes me laugh and smile and everything else. Im a mad dog mommy now, and Im shamelessly a dog mommy. Almost everyone in the show is a dog person, she says, so they all have stories to tell and have experienced things they can connect to the play. The writer has done a wonderful job with how we anthropomorphize animals, she says. We fill them with thoughts and emotions, they help complete us. Ms. Heffernan is pleased to be working with Michele Damato again, who plays the dog for Florida Rep. The two previously worked together when Ms. Heffernan directed Rabbit Hole and Dancing at Lughnasa. If Im thinking of a person who is a wonderful speaking actress and a wonderful physical actress, shes at the top of my list, Ms. Heffernan says about Ms. Damato. This has been an opportunity to let a wonderful performer explore all sorts of possibilities. Youd think this role was written for her. The director predicts that audiences will divide as they watch Sylvia, with some relating to Kate and others to Greg. One of the things that strikes me in the play is that Greg says he wants something real, a connection to life, Ms. Heffernan says. Its totally about connection. Often we get to a certain point and our roles begin to change. We might find less meaning in work, or the kids are gone, or were living in a new place, and we realize how disconnected we feel. For some people that might take them back to the church, or to changing their career. Some people have affairs. Kate is looking for this connection in new, meaningful work. Both Kate and Greg are struggling with those timeless questions: Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going? He confronts all that: Who am I now? Why am I here? What holds me to the earth anymore? Where am I going? I have a friend who talks about the last third of her life, about entering Act III; she asks herself, what do I want this journey to be, how do I want it to end? Those questions are in this real comedy of manners. There are big questions in this, but were allowed to laugh at our own foibles as humans, yet explore some serious questions with a lightness and affection. I think it will be a charming evening in the theater that will let you feel good about being alive and about caring about people or animals, whether you have a fish or a cat or a dog. SYLVIAFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOFor The Naples Players, Colleen OLeary as Kate, left, wrestles with Jessica Walck as Sylvia.COURTESY PHOTOFor Florida Repertory Theatre, Carrie Lund, left, plays Kate, the wife who feels her marriage is threatened by a mutt named Sylvia, played by Michelle Damato, right. A picture says 1,000 wordsPooch pics could get you into a doggone-good playFlorida Weekly wants to see a picture of and hear a bit about the dog (or dogs) that changed your life. And well sweeten the deal by giving our favorite entry two tickets to Sylvia at Florida Repertory Theatre in Fort Myers. The theater company will throw in dinner at the Morgan House restaurant. Send us a picture with a brief description about how your pooch remade your world. Pictures should be in jpeg format, and descriptions should not exceed 150 words. E-mail entries to sylvia@ or post on the Reps Facebook page at FloridaRep by Sunday, Jan. 16. >> Sylvia in Naples >> When: Jan. 12-Feb. 5 >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre, 701 Fifth Ave. S. >> Cost: $30 >> Info: 263-7990 or >> Sylvia in Fort Myers >> When: through Jan. 23 >> Where: Florida Repertory Theatre, 2267 First St. >> Cost: $20-$44 >> Info: 332-4488 or www. in the know NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011


MIROMAR DESIGN CENTER PRESENTSTHE DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIESMon. Fri.: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sat.: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trade showroom hours vary on Saturdays. Please call for specific showroom hours. (239) 390-5111 Located at 10800 Corkscrew Rd., I-75, Exit 123 in Estero, between Naples & Fort Myers across from Miromar Outlets MARK YOUR CALENDARS Melissa GaltGalt Interiors, Atlanta Designing a Signature Life SATURDAY, JANUARY 22 at 2 p.m.Its not just about designing home interiors; Melissa explains that a life well-lived includes relationships, cooking, travel, entertaining and passions. Melissa takes her inspiration from her great grandfather, Americas most famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. She will share simple steps to nd your dreams and live by design. Book signing to follow. RSVP by Monday, January 17David EastonDavid Easton, Inc., New York Timeless Elegance THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3 at 2 p.m.A look back at some of his favorite projects and a brief glimpse into the future. Named to Architectural Digests Top 100 List and inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame in 1992, David Easton is considered to be one the worlds most soughtafter interior designers. Book signing to follow. RSVP by Monday, January 31Deborah BurnettDesign Service Inc., Nashville Sleep, Weight Loss & Enhanced Memory: Who Knew Light Bulbs and Paint Colors Could Do So Much?THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17 at 2 p.m. Deborah Burnett is a nationally recognized health and wellness design authority specializing in how color, light, sound and daylight affect sleep, weight loss and memory. RSVP by Friday, February 11 Jennifer PostJennifer Post Design Inc., New York Elegance! Elegance! Elegance! THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24 at 2 p.m.An Architectural Digest Top 100 List designer, Jennifer Post is known for her elegantly minimal approach to design, creating clean, sophisticated modern interiors using light and volume like artists tools. Her client list includes celebrities Matt Lauer, Jennifer Lopez, Simon Cowell and more. RSVP by Friday, February 18 Alexa HamptonMark Hampton LLC, New York Decades of Design with Mark HamptonTHURSDAY, MARCH 17 at 2 p.m. Now one of Americas most inuential designers herself, Alexa Hampton provides a tour of stunning residences from her own portfolio. Listed as an Architectural Digest Top 100 designer, Alexa has worked on the cast of PBS This Old House and Find. Book signing to follow. RSVP by Friday, March 11ALL SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.Seating is limited. Kindly RSVP to guarantee your seat. Call (239) 390-8207 or register on-line at LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS AND GET INSPIRATION FOR YOUR HOME!The inaugural Distinguished Speaker Series kicks off its 2011 line-up with the Whos Who of interior design and architecture from around the country. Open to the public and free of charge, the series features some of the most important voices in design today. Many are among the elite Architectural Digest magazines Top 100 list of Architects and Designers.NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 The Southwest Florida Pastel Society will hosts an Artists Studio Tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22. Six artist studios will be open in Naples and Bonita Springs. Each studio represents the space in which the artist pursues the creative process. They reflect individual personalities and preferences and may provide useful ideas for visiting artists on the tour. The participating artists are: Sandy Jackoboice, Alice Fjelstul, Donna Elliott, Tanya Trinkaus Glass, Karen Stone and Lynne Wilcox. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope with check payable to SWFPS to the Society, 128 First Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102. Locations and driving directions to each studio will be given with the purchase of a ticket. The ticket will serve as a badge to be worn during the tour. Last-minute tickets can be purchased on the day of the tour by beginning at Ms. Wilcoxs studio, 128 First Ave. S. in Naples. The SWFPS is a nonprofit organization that supports a number of educational opportunities for adults and youth in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. Proceeds from the Artist Studio Tour will help fund those education efforts. Pastel artists open studios for toursCOURTESY PHOTOKaren Stone COURTESY PHOTOTanya Glass


CHARTER SIGHTSEEING BOAT Dolphin Watches, Sunsets, Trips to Marco Island for Lunch, Port Royal Homes & Yacht Tours, Waterfront Property Tours for Agents & Buyers Maritime Lady 239-593-7475Naples Boat Charters| Shula's Monthly Tasting Events! Last Wednesday of every month 5:30-7:30pm Premier food, wine, liquor tastings, live music, cooking demonstrations, and more!01/26/11 5:30-7:30pm Martini Tasting! Sampling of 14 martinis from Shulas signature martini menu and appetizers! $20 advance/$25 door! Details and online tickets at Win tickets, event updates, exclusive o ers and more! Text SHULAS EVENTS to 97063 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Theater No, No, Nanette By TheatreZone in the G&L Theatre at Community School of Naples, Jan. 6-16. (888) 966-3352 or See story page C3. Seascape By The Marco Players through Jan. 23 in the theater at Marco Town Center. 642-7270 or Sylvia By The Naples Players, Jan. 12-Feb. 5 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or See story page C1. Sylvia By Florida Repertory Theatre in Fort Myers through Jan. 23. 3324488 or See story page C1. The Full Monty At the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers through Feb. 12. 278-4422 or Frank Lloyd Wright By Will Stutts at Theatre Conspiracy in Fort Myers, Jan. 7-22. 936-3239 or Symphony Classical Series The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents A Third Of Beethoven at 8 p.m. Jan. 6-8 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Conductors Prelude begins one hour before each concert. 597-1900 or Swing Tunes The Southwest Florida Symphony presents When Swing was King at 8 p.m. Jan. 7-8 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. 418-1500 or www. From Canada The Toronto Symphony Orchestra performs at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Jan. 9. 597-1900 or Thursday, Jan. 6 Art Lecture The Auction Market Revealed: A View from Inside the Industry is presented by Leslie Hindman of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers at 6 p.m. at The von Liebig Art Center. $10 for Naples Art Association members; $15 for nonmembers. 262-6517. Taste of Raku The Rosen Gallery and Studios holds a class in A Taste of Raku from 6-9 p.m. $48. 2172 J&C Blvd. 821-1061 or Village Nights The Village on Venetian Bay presents music by Cahula and Cream, Jessie Cohen and the Larry D Duo from 6-9 p.m. Tennessee Tramp Janet Williams, aka The Tennessee Tramp, performs tonight through Sunday at the Off the Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island. 389-6900 or Art Opening Weird and Wings, an exhibit of photographs by Charles Fritsch and Cynthia Walpole, opens with a reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Florida West Gallery, 25987 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs. 948-4427 or Friday, Jan. 7 Cmon Down Get a sneak peek at some of whats in store at the future Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples with hands-on art activities from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Mercato. 403-2204 or Art Reception The Kathleen Bradford Studio/Gallery hosts a reception from 5-7 p.m. for wood sculptor Peter Sargent at 4259 Bonita Beach Road. 776-6844 or First Friday Fun Mercato presents live entertainment and more throughout the complex from 6-9 p.m. 403-2204 or Saturday, Jan. 8 Arts and Crafts The Naples Artcrafters Fine Art and Craft Show runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Cambier Park. 3533092 or 434-0781. Fine Art Hot Works presents the seventh bi-annual Estero Fine Art Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday at Miromar Outlets. (941) 755-3088 or www. Folk and Art A Folk and Art Event takes place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday at the Naples Depot. 293-9448. Creative Journey Join Lulu Carter on a creative and intuitive journey to create your own set of mediation cards from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Outside The Box Studio, 1610 Trade Center Way. $25. 2726152 or Bike Night Its Bike Night in downtown Fort Myers from 6-10 p.m. 849-1380. Sunday, Jan. 9 Free Market Future A meeting to discuss the future of the Really, Really Free Market runs from noon-2 p.m. at Outside the Box Studio, 1610 Trade Center Way. 450-1663. Open House Learn all about FGCUs Renaissance Academy winter/ spring classes during an open house from 2-4 p.m. at the Naples Center of FGCU, 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737. Show Band The Music Maker Big Show Band performs from 2-4 p.m. in the bandshell at Cambier Park. 596-6143. Jazz in the Park The Bob Zottola Group performs from 3-5 p.m. at Freedom Park. 252-4000. Church Concert The Festival Singers of Florida & Friends concert starts at 4 p.m. at North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette Rd. N. A freewill offering will be accepted. 593-7600. Organ Recital The Hyacinth Series presents organist Diane Bish at 4 p.m. at Moorings Presbyterian Church. 261-1487. Monday, Jan. 10 Jewish Film The 23rd annual Jewish Film Festival opens with the Israeli comedy A Matter of Size at 7 p.m. at Regal Bell Tower Cinema in Fort Myers. $10. 481-4449, ext. 9, or Tuesday, Jan. 11 Trunk Show Marissa Collections hosts a Rena Lange spring trunk show today and Wednesday. 1167 Third St. S. 687-1148. Youll Flip The Friends of the Library of Collier County present a free screening of Flipped, a coming-of-age romantic comedy, at 6:30 pm. at the South Regional Library and at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Headquarters Regional Library. Book Discussion Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis is the topic of discussion at 2 p.m. at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. 263-7768 or 262-4130. More Book Talk Kings of the Earth by Jon Clinch will be the subject at 4 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Beach Library, 788 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 597-8444. Wednesday, Jan. 12 Variety Show Lisa Manning and friends perform cruise music, Hollywood favorites and Americana at its best at 2 p.m. at the Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. 263-7768 or 262-4130. Film Fest The 23rd annual Jewish Film Festival continues at the Hollywood Theater at Coconut Point with The Golden Pomegranate at 7:45 p.m. 481-4449, ext. 9 or Coming up Trunk Show Marissa Collections hosts a Bochic jewelry show Jan. 13-15. 1167 Third St. S. 687-1148. Book Talk The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot is discussed at 2 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Golden Gate Library, 2432 Lucerne Rd. 252-4542. Gallery Opening Aura Fine Art celebrates its grand opening with a reception for an exhibit of works by Neapolitans Tim Parker and Barbara Groenteman from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 13. 837 Fifth Ave. S. (above Chops). 572-3386 or www. One-Man Show Bugles in the Afternoon: The Life and Times of George Armstrong and Libbie Bacon Custer comes to The Norris Center for one performance at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13. $12. 213-3049. Jazz Tunes Mark Barrios and his band perform at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. $30 for Bonita Springs Center for the Arts members/$35 for non-members. 495-8989. Church Concerts The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra hits the road with Mendelssohn & Mozart at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at First Presbyterian Church in Bonita Springs and at 8 p.m. Jan. 14 at Wesley United Methodist Church on Marco Island. 597-1900 or Keep On Truckin Germain Arena hosts the Monster X Tour Jan. 14-15. Ask about the Pit Party Pass. www. Porcelain Painting The Naples Porcelain Artists offer free lessons at 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive. Wilma@ Dali Exhibit New River Fine Art presents a collection of Salvador Dali original watercolors, graceful drawings and fine etchings Jan. 14-Feb. 4. The exhibit opens WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO COURTESY PHOTOLou Reid, second from left, who has performed alongside Ricky Skaggs and Vince Gill, among others, and his band Carolina will present an all-gospel show from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at New Hope Ministries, 7675 Davis Blvd. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 348-0122. The group will also perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at The Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S. Tickets are $22 in advance and $25 at the door, For more information, call 287-2035.


1 1 1 1 1 1 8 8 8 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 K K K K K K W W W W W W E E E E E E 7 7 7 7 7 7 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 9 9 9 9 ww ww w w. se se k ak ak ey ey we we t st st ex ex pr pr es es s s. co co m m January 6th-16th 29TH ANNUAL KEY WEST LITERARY SEMINARExplore food and literature through a diverse program of readings and panel discussionsJanuary 15th 6TH ANNUAL FLORIDA KEYS SEAFOOD FESTIVALEnjoy the best seafood Florida has to offer with this annual traditionJanuary 17th-21st KEY WEST RACE WEEK 2011Nearly 300 racing yachts compete for class championships in this international midwinter sailboat regattaJanuary 22nd-23rd 13TH ANNUAL KEY WEST 1/2 MARATHON13.2 mile race through historic old town $ 56Each Way*Roundtrip Required Reasons to VISIT KEY WEST 16205 S. Tamiami Trail Fort Myers, FL 33908(across from The Forest Country Club) (239) 245-7335www.abedrof MURPHY BEDS HOME OFFICES Happy New Year! Office A BedR Open Monday-Saturday 9-5 Open Thursdays till 7 pm Sunday 11-4 NOW 3 STORES IN NAPLES OUR NEWEST IS DOWNTOWN ON FIFTH AVENUE! 747 Fifth A ve S., Naples 239-262-8771 NAPLES GIFT STORE 3754 Tamiami Trail N. 403-7030 Next to Mels Diner NAPLES 3652 T amiami Trail N. 403-8771 Located behind Mels Diner BONIT A SPRINGS 28194 T amiami Tr. S. 948-5828 Just south of Bonita Beach Rd., ne xt to KFC KENNEBUNKPORT, MAINE www.bestofeverythingnaples.comTHE BEST JEWELRY THE BEST BRACELETS THE BEST NECKLACES THE BEST PINS THE BEST RINGS THE BEST WATCHES THE BEST STERLING SILVER THE BEST MUSIC THE BEST DANCING THE BEST SMILES THE BEST ACCESSORIES THE BEST HANDBAGS THE BEST SCARVES THE BEST HAIR ACCESSORIES THE BEST SUNGLASSES THE BEST VISORS THE BEST REPUTATION THE BEST ATMOSPHERE THE BEST STAFF THE BEST GIFTS THE BEST ELIZA B SANDALS THE BEST GIFT CERTIFICATES THE BEST STUFFED ANIMALS THE BEST CARDS THE BEST GIFTSSimplythe best. COURTESY PHOTOLast chance to see Naples Collects, an exhibition of works on loan from private collectors throughout Naples, at The von Liebig Art Center. This years exhibition includes Larry Rivers de Chiricos Dilemma (oil on canvas, mounted on sculpted foamcore, 48x91 inches), above, as well as works from Thomas Hart Benton, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Motherwell, Phillip Pearlstein and more. Show closes Jan. 9, The art center is open from 10 4 p.m. M-Sat and from 1-4 p.m Sun. Admission is $3 for NAA members and $5 for others. Call 262-6517 or visit WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 C7 with a champagne reception from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 14 at 600 Fifth Ave. S. RSVP: 435-4515. Hello, Dollies The Naples Doll Club holds its annual doll show and sale to raise money for childrens charities Jan. 14-15 at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. www.naplesdollsclub@ Ad Libbing Family-friendly ad-libbing by members of Naples City Improv begins at 8 p.m. Jan. 14 at The Norris Center. $15. 213-3058. Choir Performs The Westminster Choir performs at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd. A free-will offering will be collected. www.vpcnaples.or 597-5410. Medieval Times A medieval faire takes place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 15-16 and 22-23 at Lakes Park in South Fort Myers. Arts Galore The Bonita Springs National Art Festival runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 15-16 at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. 495-8989. Art in the Park The Friends of Delnor-Wiggins Pass present their 13th annual art show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 15 at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. 597-6196. Antiques Show Fine antiques will be on display and for sale at the Olde Naples Antiques Show from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 15 in the Jubilee Center at St. Ann School. 430-6515. Lucia Di Lammermoor By Opera Naples Jan. 15-16 at Miromar Design Center. (800) 771-1041 or See story on page C1. Jazz in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden presents the Rebecca Richardson Quartet from 2-4 p.m. Jan. 16. $9.95 for adults, $4.95 for children. www. Naples Concert Band The bands 39th season of free concerts in Cambier Park continues at 2 p.m. Jan. 16. 263-9521 or www.naplesconcertband. org. Free Recital The Delray String Quartet plays a free recital at 4 pm. Jan. 16 at Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church, 553 Galleon Drive. 262 6581, ext. 207. Seven Sisters Social Seven Sisters college graduates will gather from 5-7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 for wine and hors doeuvres at Longstreth Goldberg Art Gallery, 5640 Taylor Road. RSVP by Jan. 15 to 293-0354 or e-mail kkbcoach@ Fire and Fashions Celebrate 50 years of the North Naples Fire Department from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 21 at Mercato, where retailers will stage a fashion show, firefighters will sign their calendars and fire trucks will parade down the centers main street. Send calendar listings to events@


until every home is a safe haven for the family that it shelters To Prevent. To Protect. To Prevail.condential 24-hour crisis line: 239.775.1101 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Will Stutts: Being Frank NancySTETSON ARTS COMMENTARY God, in a business that is not survivable, simply because I had something that I could do. It provided an intensive learning experience. Ive experienced so much in the theater that it takes others so many years to experience, he says. As a result, I cant wait to get up on stage. Nothing is going to throw me in a flip. When you perform as Mark Twain on a metal platform during a thunderstorm in the public square in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., then nothing really bothers you much any more.A theatrical characterThis month, Mr. Stutts brings Frank Lloyd Wright to Theatre Conspiracy. The play, which was nominated for the Barrymore Award for Outstanding New Play, looks at the tumultuous life of the architect/designer who changed the way we look at buildings. Mr. Wright created the carport, Mr. Stutts says, and, He created the whole idea, which exists to this day, of open spaces between the communal area and the kitchen, a counter that separates the kitchen and the family room, he says. Up until then, the dining room was its own separate box. Many of those things using natural lighting are still used today as the norm for most houses. At first, he adds, Many people didnt like them at all. He readily agrees that Mr. Wright was egotistical, bombastic and opinionated. In the basic sense, theatrical, he says. It was just a part of him. The creativity and the genius were a part of him as well. Why do a theatrical treatment of an architect? Because Frank Lloyd Wright and his persona are as theatrical as you can get. You have every sense of drama that you can get, every element from one spectrum of the human experience to the other. He suffered financial difficulties; was arrested for immorality; and ran away with the wife of a client, leaving his own wife, only to have his mistress murdered. Most of the characters Mr. Stutts portrays on stage possessed a particular expertise at promoting themselves, realizing that eccentricity was one of the ways to do so. Look at any of them, he says. Mark Twain basically began wearing white suits most of the time to make himself more conspicuous I think part of it is calculated. It makes them stand out. Frank Lloyd Wright did the same thing. Combined with his expertise, it was the eccentricity that caused him to have clients. All these people were doing exactly what Paris Hilton and everybody else does today. They were constantly in the business of notoriety of themselves. I think Frank Lloyd Wright was rather a genius, and I still appreciate his designs. There are people who revere him to this day, but just as many people who didnt like him at all, and still dont. The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia commissioned Mr. Stutts to write the piece in 1996. This was more than a decade before Nancy Horans popular Loving Frank and TC Boyles The Women hit the bestseller lists. A biography of Mr. Wright had just come out then, and though Mr. Stutts hadnt read it, the producer at the Walnut Street Theatre did and thought the architects life was ripe for theatrical treatment. Madison Opera in Madison, Wis., had performed an opera about Mr. Wright called Shining Brow three years earlier, but Mr. Stutts wasnt aware of any plays about the architect.Neither bio nor documentary His theatrical version follows the format he uses in most of his one-man shows, he says. The objective is to give the audience a feeling that they have met the character, that theyve been in the presence of Frank Lloyd Wright or Edgar Allan Poe or whomever. Theyre not biographies, theyre not documentaries, because you cant do that. Frank Lloyd Wright is an hour and 20 minutes long. And for that time, I dont think you can sum up Paris Hiltons life, someone as uninteresting as that. There is no effort to be comprehensive. Frank Lloyd Wright is presented as the architect greeting potential apprentices and their parents at Taliesin, the architects summer home near Spring Green, Wis. Mr. Wright was notorious for charging apprentices who worked for him a steep tuition, while getting free labor from them. They got to study directly with him, but he got work out of them. They were doing all the fundamental drafting work, Mr. Stutts says. The thrust of that was to perpetuate his ideals and ideas and to make money. Not to be forgottenThe key to writing these shows and portraying these people is the little kernel of vulnerability within them something about them that goes beyond the basics of ambition or drive or ego or competition A desire to live and be immortal, Mr. Stutts explains. And the only way to do that is to leave something behind that wont be forgotten. Thats why the ancient pharaohs had the pyramids built, and why people donate millions to have their name put on a building, he says. I think thats what everybodys looking for, what everybody wants, whether they know it or not: Let me be convinced that my being here was important, and that I wont be forgotten. I am vast/I contain multitudes, the poet Walt Whitman once declared. That could very well be actor Will Stutts motto, because he undeniably contains multitudes. including Walt Whitman. For more than four decades, Mr. Stutts has written and performed one-man shows, portraying a variety of famous people such as Tennessee Williams, Mark Twain, and yes, Walt Whitman. Locally, hes been seen as a witty and urbane Noel Coward on stage of the Florida Repertory Theatre, a wise-cracking Tallulah Bankhead at BIG ARTS on Sanibel and a moody Edgar Allan Poe at Theatre Conspiracy (a performance he reprises at Sanibels BIG ARTS on Jan. 26.) also in Fort Myers. According to Mr. Stutts bio, no other actor has worked as much or as extensively in the one-man genre, with the exception of Hal Holbrook, who began portraying Mark Twain in 1954. Born in Alabama, Mr. Stutts has often claimed hes a second cousin to Ms. Bankhead. Its probably more distant than that, he admits. Tallulah said that anyone born and raised in Alabama is related to everybody else born and raised in Alabama. That takes care of that. There is a relationship, but its probably further back than second cousins. Mr. Stutts, who attended Yale Universitys School of Drama, has appeared in seven Broadway shows, including Spoon River Anthology, Night of the Iguana, Richard II and Present Laughter, acting with people such as Colleen Dewhurst, Will Geer, Agnes Moorehead, George C. Scott and Richard Chamberlain. He fell into doing one-man shows while in school; in an American literature class, the instructor, knowing Mr. Stutts was also majoring in theater, asked him to do a presentation on some of the authors they were studying. It was popular, and Mr. Stutts continued doing them, even after school. Performing one-man plays became his fall-back job when he wasnt in a show. So instead of being like my friends, fine actors, many of them, who between acting jobs would tend bar and drive cabs, I would go tour my one-man shows. Frankly, I thought it was something that would fade out after a while, but 42 years later, Im still doing it Ive been able to survive, thank COURTESY PHOTOSWill Stutts as Frank Lloyd Wright... ... and as Edgar Allan Poe. >>What: Frank Lloyd Wright >>When: Jan. 7-22 >>Where: Theatre Conspiracy at the Foulds Theatre, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers >>Cost: $18 ($10 for students) >>Info: 936-3239 or in the know >>What: A Journey Through the Mind Edgar Allan Poe with Will Stutts >>When: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26 >>Where: BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel >>Cost: $36 ($15 for students) >>Info: 395-0900 or


45 SHOWROOMS OPENMonday 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 SEE IT! LEARN IT! BE THE FIRST TO KNOW!Free Seminars By The ExpertsOPEN TO THE PUBLIC FURNITURE FABRICS FLOORING LIGHTING KITCHENS BATH ART Apostol Gallery Roche Bobois Strauss Walker Zanger Poggenpohl Baker Clive Christian Jardin de VilleSaturday, January 8 at 2 p.m.Mural Decorative Finishing: Current Trends and Classic Favorites Painting techniques and artistic favorites.Saturday, January 15 at 2 p.m.Faux Finish and Decorative Painting Creative ideas and live demonstrations.RSVP is greatly appreciated. Call (239) 390-8207.For a schedule of upcoming events visit our website at www.MiromarDesignCenter. com. Saturday, January 22 at 2 p.m.DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES Designing a Signature Life Melissa Galt, Galt Interiors, AtlantaSaturday, January 29 at 2 p.m.A New Year, a New Organized You by California ClosetsSaturday, January 29 at 3 p.m.The Art of Photography: Creating and Decorating with Fine Art Photography Start your week with me...Call me... lets do brunch!Sunday from 10:30 2:30 Angelina Half Price Bottles of wine On Sundays & Mondays up to $175 Half price appetizers In the lounge, 7 days a weekLive MusicWednesday Saturday 8 10 p.m. 24041 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, BONITA SPRINGS 239.390.3187 | WWW.ANGELINASOFBONITASPRINGS.COM Real. Italian. PUZZLE ANSWERS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 C9 GIVING New iTECH course exemplifies public/private collaborationForwarders. Backhoes. Skidders. Pipelayers. Cold planers. Kunckleboom loaders. Fell bunchers. Road reclaimers. Telehandlers. Harvesters. Graders. These are the types of machines that heavy equipment mechanics are familiar with operating. With the guidance of Don Fites, the former CEO of Caterpillar, Immokalee students including The Immokalee Foundations Vocational Success students are learning how to work these machines, too. Through the new Heavy Equipment Mechanics training program at iTECH, foundation students receive training in heavy equipment operation, production and repair that gives them valuable handson experience and direct preparation for the workplace. More than two years ago, The Immokalee Foundation introduced Mr. Fites to iTECH Principal Dorin Oxender, who had the ambition, passion and space for a diesel program but no funding. The former Caterpillar executive assured the school leader that would not be a problem. A public/private collaboration was developed, raising more than $500,000 with the support of Mr. Fites; Pat Kelly; president of Kelly Tractor; The Caterpillar Foundation; The Immokalee Foundation; and The School District of Collier County. The new Heavy Equipment Mechanics training program at iTECH is a stateof-the-art curriculum that will prepare graduates to enter a field currently in high demand throughout the United States and Latin America. The program includes instruction for diesel engine technician, diesel engine mechanic/technician helper, diesel drivetrain technician and more. The iTECH Heavy Equipment Mechanics program is a dream come true, says Mr. Fites. This partnership will open the doors to high caliber training for HEM for years to come. Partnerships such as this are breaking through barriers to make positive things happen in Immokalee. By combining the strengths of both public and private sectors, the Heavy Equipment Mechanics program will help build successful careers for talented and dedicated students. This is a win-win program for The Immokalee Foundation and the school district, adds John Henry, vice chair of the foundation board of directors. The foundation is in the business of changing lives and building pathways to success for the youth of Immokalee. Francisco Vega-Calderon is a foundation student who has been accepted into the two-year program. His father was in construction, and Francisco, like many young boys, was fascinated with big trucks. I always wanted to have a career, not just an ordinary job, he says. Now Ill have a skill that I can always take with me. The Vocational Success programs are just one of many programs of The Immokalee Foundation that focus on college and vocational scholarships, mentorship, tutoring, the development of vocational skills and after-school activities. As a road map toward a brighter future, the foundation manages seven core programs: Take Stock in Children, Vocational Success, College Success, Direct Scholarships, The First Tee of Naples/Collier Program in Immokalee, Immokalee Readers and Community Grants. For more information, call 430-9122, e-mail or visit TO FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOiTECH students in the Heavy Equipment Mechanics program flanked by John Heller of Caterpillar, far left, and at right, Bob Moore of iTECH and Don Fites, a former Caterpillar CEO.


Naples Daily News naplesnews.comBonita Daily News choice CHAMPION2010southwest orida MR. TEQUILA RESTAURANT 3216 North Tamiami Trail(239) 304-8629 HAPPY HOUR 4-6pm 2-4-1 Margaritas Domestic Draft Beer $2.50 Everyday!Hours: Open 7 Days Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri & Sat 11am-10:30pm Best Margaritas in Town! Spend $25 Receive $5 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9011 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. 011 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved.FLORIDA WEEKLY PUZZLES HOROSCOPES CENTENNIAL By Linda Thistle CAPRICORN (December 22 to J anuary 19) While your creative aspect remains high this week, you might want to call on your practical side to help work out the why and wherefore of an upcoming decision. AQUARIUS (January 20 to Febr uar y 18) Dealing with someones disappointment can be difficult for Aquarians, who always try to avoid giving pain. But a full explanation and a show of sympathy can work wonders. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Get ting a job-r elated matter past some major obstacles should be easier this week. A personal situation might take a surprising but not necessarily unwelcome turn by the weeks end. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Aspects call f or car e in preparing material for submission. Although you might find it bothersome to go over what youve done, the fact is, rechecking could be worth your time and effort. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) T he w eek is favorable for Bovines who welcome change. New career opportunities wait to be checked out. You might also want to get started on that home makeover youve been considering. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Y ou might ha ve to be extra careful to protect that surprise you have planned, thanks to a certain snoopy someone who wants to know more about your plans than youre willing to share. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) F amil y ties are strong this week, although an old and still-unresolved problem might create some unpleasant moments. If so, look to straighten the situation out once and for all. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Although the Lion might see it as an act of lo y alty and courage to hold on to an increasingly shaky position, it might be wiser to make changes now to prevent a possible meltdown later. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22 ) Y our gift for adding new people to your circle of friends works overtime this week, thanks largely to contacts you made during the holidays. A surprise awaits you at the weeks end. LIBRA (September 23 to October 2 2) Dont hide your talents. Its a good time to show what you can do to impress people who can do a lot for you. A dispute with a family member might still need some smoothing over. SCORPIO (October 23 to N o vember 21) Be open with your colleagues about your plan to bring a workplace matter out into the open. Youll want their support, and theyll want to know how youll pull it off. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 t o Dec ember 21) Trying to patch up an unraveling relationship is often easier said than done. But it helps to discuss and work out any problems that arise along the way. BORN THIS WEEK: Y ou can be both a dr eamer and a doer. You consider helping others to be an important part of your life. 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.Sponsored By: Moderate Challenging ExpertPuzzle Difficulty this week:


Men in Black NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 C11 The Naples Players Films on Fifth series presents the awardwinning Austrian film Revanche (Revenge) at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, in Blackburn Hall of the Sugden Community Theatre. In the demi-monde of Vienna, Alex, an ex-con, plans a bank robbery before fleeing to the south with his girl, a Ukranian prostitute. The disastrous fallout from his attempt entangles others in a complex web as he seeks refuge in his grandfathers rural home. Critics have praised Revanche as an absorbing morality tale about the way life never turns out as planned (Alistair Harkness, The Scotsman); for Spielmanns final reckoning of accounts, unexpected, subtly satisfying (Anton Biel, Eye for Film); and as good a thriller as youll see this year (Ian Freer, Empire Magazine). Noted writer/director Gotz Spielmanns film was nominated for an Academy Award and received the Berlin International Film Festival Directing award, as well as another nine awards. Revanche runs just over two hours, is R-rated and is subtitled. Films on Fifth is sponsored in part by Karen Van Arsdale of Premier Properties. Subscriptions were offered for the six-film season; however, some seating for individual films, at $12 per person, is available at the Sugden box office, 701 Fifth Ave. S., two weeks prior to each screening. Next up after Revanche is the Swedish film You, the Living, showing at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13. In a series of 50 interconnected vignettes filled with wry Nordic humor, the absurdist masterpiece by Roy Anderson explores the dark and light sides of existence and the complexity of the human condition. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun Times describes You, the Living as a film like nobody else has ever made, a comedy with a twist of the knife. The film is not rated. For more information about Films on Fifth, call 263-7990 or visit www. Austrian thriller next up for Films on Fifth The Old NaplesAntiques ShowJanuary 15 & 16, 2010Sat 9am 4pm ~ Sun 10am 4pmAllman Promotions LLC 239-877-2830 Admission is $8.00 With This Ad Only $7.00Featuring Quality Antiques, Art & JewelryGlass Repair AvailableLunch available for purchase by the students of Saint Ann School542 8th Avenue S, Naples, FL


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 FLORIDA WRITERS Hidden History of Everglades City & Points Nearby, by Maureen Sullivan-Hartung. History Press. 128 pages. $19.99. Local and regional histories have come into vogue in recent years, especially those that savor and save a vanishing or already vanished way of life. Its clear that Maureen Sullivan-Hartung loves her topic, and her industry in seeking out the facts, tales and personalities of the Everglades City area is commendable. As both a freelance writer and as a reporter for the Everglades Echo, the author has developed a keen sense of where the story lies. The individual portions of the book in many cases originally periodical pieces are usually well shaped; however, they havent always been recast to flow smoothly into one another, nor are they arranged for maximum effect. The whole is somewhat less than the sum of its parts, but one can savor the parts. The book begins with a history of the Everglades City area (once called Everglade), figured as Floridas Last Frontier. This introductory section underscores the importance of the key player in the regions history, Barron Gift Collier, and his leadership role in making development of what became Collier County possible through building a major stretch of the Tamiami Trail. The author details this engineering feat, recognizing the talents of David Graham Copeland. Ms. Sullivan-Hartungs descriptions of the construction equipment are impressive, as is her discussion of law and order taming a frontier society. She continues to draw the history of the city proper through an examination of its major buildings, their genesis and changing uses. Along the way, readers are introduced to prominent families and businesses, to significant events and to a way of life in transition. Portraits of pioneers and colorful characters give humor and flavor to the readers journey. The section on Harriet Bedell, Deaconess of the Everglades is particularly intriguing. In a chapter on special events, Ms. SullivanHartung pays attention to the annual Seafood Festival, the dedication of Everglades National Park, the visits of Hollywood filmmakers to the Everglades City environs, the impact of several major hurricanes and the curtailing of the illegal square grouper (marijuana) industry by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The author offers a great deal of variety as she builds our understanding of Southwest Floridas fringe. Later chapters focus on distinctive nearby communities. One treats Chokoloskee Island, notable for the Smallwood Trading Post where commerce with Native American tribes took place and where tiny cemeteries hint at family histories. Once again, readers can enjoy portraits of pioneers and colorful characters, including C.G. McKinney, known as The Sage of Chokoloskee, and Loren G. Totch Brown. A chapter on Copeland, Jerome and Lee-Cypress reviews these small communities, which were not always as small as they are today. Revealed in this section is the fascinating story of the Lee Tidewater Cypress Company, a logging enterprise that for a decade or so ruled the local economy. Additional treatments of important buildings and colorful citizens flesh out the chapter. Maureen Sullivan-Hartung closes her book with a history of Ochopee, once a modest boomtown with a sizeable packinghouse, and as is her pattern with a remarkable character portrait, this time of Clara McKay, known as Mama Hokie. Readers, be patient with the stylistic infelicities that threaten, on occasion, to undermine this otherwise engaging, vibrant and useful publication. Its a treasure of local color. More than 70 black-and-white illustrations, carefully selected and arranged, help bring the many interrelated stories to life. Philip K. Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text.The hidden world of the receding past in Everglades City philJASON SULLIVAN-HARTUNG s y ve rPark the visits o f Grand Opening


ANewDreamAppears ANewDreamAppears The grandest circus spectacle eastof Vegas! Fromthecreatorsof thegroundbreaking Broadwayhit CirqueDreams JungleFantasy !CirqueDreamsIllumination blends urbanacrobatics,world-renowned imagination,criticallyacclaimed theatricalinnovationand breathtakingpresentation. Marvelasworld-classartists illuminateobjects,balanceonwires, leapstructuresandredefineflight withentertainingvariety.Dazzling choreographyandbrilliantillusions areignitedbyspecialeffectsand performedtoastylishoriginalscore ofjazz,salsa,ballroom,popand trendybeatsfromthestreets.Tuesday-Friday,January11-14,8p.m. Saturday,January15,2&8p.m. Sunday,January16,2&7p.m.Ticketsstartat$,call(239)597-1900orvisitourBoxOfficeat5833PelicanBayBoulevard,Naples,FL34108Monday-Saturday,10a.m.-5p.m.;Sunday,noon-5p.m.PHILHARMONICCENTERfortheARTS ONEWEEK ONLYAT THEPHIL INNAPLES! 550 Port-O-Call Way | Naples, FL 34102Call (239) 649-2275 for Naples Princess Naples Princess Live Entertainment Cruises January 11, 2011Tropical Sounds of J Robert January 25, 2011Sounds of Sinatra featuring Tony Avalon All cruises 4:45-6:45pm $55.95 with dinner $30.00 sightseeing*prices do not include tax, port charge or gratuityJoin our VIP Club and Receive Special Offers and Updates. Text NP to 97063. Standard data and messaging rates apply. WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C13 The 2011 Historic Homes Tour sponsored by the Naples Historical Society is set for Friday, March 4. The popular annual fundraiser will begin at 9:45 a.m. at Palm Cottage, home of the NHS. From there, society docents will lead tours to three beautifully restored homes nearby. Some of the oldest and most historic homes in Naples, none of the three have been featured on the tour before. See them inside and out, and learn about their significance in the history of Naples, by joining the tour, which ends with a luncheon in The Norris Gardens at Palm Cottage. Tickets are $200 per person. Space is limited and reservations are required. To join the mailing list for invitations, call 261-8164 today. NHS members will automatically receive invitations. The Naples Historical Society receives no government funding and relies on membership dues and donations. Palm Cottage is at 137 12th Ave. S., one block east of the Naples Pier. Palm Cottage and The Norris Gardens are open to the public from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is $10 per person (free for NHS members). For more information, visit www. Naples potter Richard Rosen will lead a f i v e-week series of classes in clay including hand-building, raku glazing, firing and post-firing reduction techniques beginning Monday, Jan. 10. Sessions will meet from 6-9 p.m. Mondays through Feb. 7. Participation is limited to 10 and costs $175 per person, which includes clay, glazes, firing fees and up to three finished pieces (within size parameters). An optional tools list is available. Classes take place at Rosen Gallery & Studios in North Line Plaza, 2171 J&C Blvd. To register, call 821-1061 or e-mail Tour three historic homes with Naples Historical SocietyPotter offers series of classes in clay techniques


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC14 WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 The Metropolitan Opera presents Puccinis La Fanciullo del West live in select movie theaters around the world at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. Southwest Florida opera aficionados can see the broadcast, part of the companys Peabody and Emmy award-winning series The Met: Live in HD, at Hollywood Stadium-20 in Naples, Hollywood Coconut Point-16 in Estero and the Bell Tower-20 in Fort Myers. An encore performance will be broadcast at all three theaters beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26. A Wild West story set in the time of the gold rush and sung in Italian, La Fancuillo del West had its world premiere in 1910 at the Met. The most modern of Puccinis operas and widely considered an oddity in his work, its characters include Minnie, the owner of the Polka Saloon; the town sheriff; a bandit; a bartender; and a Wells Fargo agent. On the occasion of the operas centennial, all-American diva soprano Deborah Voigt sings the title role of Minnie, the Girl of the Golden West, starring opposite Marcello Giordani. Nicola Luisotti conducts. Expected running time is 3 hours, and there will be two intermissions. Up next in The Met: Live in HD is John Adams new production of Nixon in China, showing in theaters at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, with an encore screening at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2. Expected running time is four hours. Tickets range from $18 to $24. For more information, visit www.metopera. org/hdlive. The Wild West, live at The MetThree area cinemas to show Puccini opera Marcello Giordani as Dick Johnson Deborah Voigt as MinnieKEN HOWARD / COURTESY PHOTOS / THE METROPOLITAN OPERA


Voted BEST Seafood Restaurant 12 Years In A Row!561-6817772-1060495-1077 www.ShrimpShackUSA.comSouth Fort Myers 561-6817 Cape Coral 772-1060 Bonita Springs 495-1077Florida Weekly15 % gratuity added BEFORE discount. Expires 1/31/11 Not valid with any other coupon or offer. BUY ONE ENTRE GET ONE ENTRE FREEBUY ONE ENTRE AND TWO BEVERAGES AND GET THE SECOND ENTRE OF EQUAL OR LESSER VALUE FREE**RESTRICTIONS APPLYSELECT MENU ITEMS ONLY. ASK SERVER FOR DETAILS. COUPON MUST BE PRESENT AT TIME OF VISIT.VISIT ONE OF OUR 3 GREAT LOCATIONS Valid thru 02/09/11 600 5th Avenue South, Suite 102 | Naples, Fl 34102 Salvador DaliPresentsMASTER OF SURRELAISMVIP Opening Reception RSVP requested 239.435.4515 To preview the exhibition online visit: NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 C15 The Opera Naples Guild will present The Madness of Opera during afternoon tea at Brambles Tea Room from 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, and Friday, Jan. 14. The entertaining presentation will be made by Ronald Bowman, president of the Naples Opera Society and a member of the Opera Naples advisor board. Cost is $35 per person. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Call Sue Christiano at 898-1194 or Bronwen Adams at 435-1401. For more information, e-mail theoperanaplesguild@ Membership in the Opera Naples Guild is open to all. Members volunteer for ON in various capacities during the performance season and throughout the year; participate in educational outreach programs and opera study groups; attend dress rehearsals; assist with fundraising events; and travel to performances by other opera companies. The guild also sponsors and/or assists with activities such as luncheons in advance of each new production, opening-night cast parties and end-of-season events. Annual membership is $35 per person or $50 per couple. Guild hosts The Madness of Opera over afternoon tea at BramblesThe Naples Opera Society offers season subscriptions and single opera trips via coach bus to the Florida Grand Opera 2010-2011 season in Miami. The bus picks up and drops off at Crossroads Shopping Center in Naples. Tickets include round-trip bus, driver tip, gourmet dinner in Coral Gables, pre-performance lecture and the opera. Seats are in the mezzanine and rear orchestra. All trips are on Saturday afternoon/evening. The three remaining operas in this years season are: Tales of Hoffman, Feb. 5 Don Giovanni, April 30 Cyrano, May 7 Checks can be sent to Naples Opera Society, 1200 LAmbiance Circle #101, Naples, FL 34108. For more information, call 431-7509 or e-mail ehandjhb@ Catch the bus to Florida Grand OperaCOURTESY PHOTO Tales of Hoffnan


TWOSHOWS!COSB Y BILL Americasfavoritefunnyman returnstothePhilfor www.billcosby.comMonday,January17, 5:30&8:30p.m.Startingat$59The5:30p.m.showisgenerouslyunderwritten byPhysiciansRegionalHealthcareSystem.PHILHARMONICCENTERfortheARTS Buyticketsnowat,call (800)597-1900orvisitourBoxOfficeat5833PelicanBayBoulevard,NaplesHours:Monday-Saturday,10a.m.-5p.m.;Sunday,noon-5p.m. 10 Southwest Florida Locations Whos Got Time To Cook?WE DO! To Find Your Neighboorhood Location! MIRAMARE RISTORANTE Waterfront Dining4236 GULFSHORE BLVD N. 3-Course Dinner FALL SPECIAL $19.10 4:30 PM 6:00 PM Everyday Waterfront Reservations Recommended NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 COMING UP AT THE PHIL Heres some of whats ahead on the program at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. For more information or tickets to any of these performances, call 597-1900 or visit Carlos Miguel Prieto returns to lead the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra in A Third of Beethoven, the third program in the orchestras Classical Series, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 6-8. Violinist Tim Fain, who appears in the hit movie Black Swan, joins the orchestra for the performance of Prokofievs Violin Concerto No. 2. Mr. Fain replaces Hahn Bin, who had to cancel because he has tendonitis. In Black Swan, he plays all of the solo violin parts and also appears performing a solo from Swan Lake. The Boston Globe called Fain a charismatic young violinist with a matinee idol profile, strong musical instincts and first-rate chops. He previously provided the sound of Richard Geres violin in the film Bee Season. Mr. Fain will also take part in the Concert Prelude one hour before each performance of A Third of Beethoven. Tickets start at $64 for adults and $25 for students. The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, under the direction of Peter Oundjian. Now in its 89th season, the TSO has worked with leading composers, conductors, musicians and vocalists, helping to secure the future of the symphonic genre while nurturing Canadian talent. This concert marks maestro Oundjians first appearance in Southwest Florida. Tickets start at $89. From the producers of Broadways Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy comes the touring production of Cirque Dreams: Illumination A New Dream Appears, with evening and matinee performances Tuesday through Sunday, Jan. 11-16. The show 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. Bill Cosby returns to the Phil for performances at 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17. From his top-selling comedy albums, which earned five Grammy Awards, to his groundbreaking television roles in I Spy and The Cosby Show to his sold-out stand-up concerts, git movies and bestselling books, Mr. Cosby possesses the unique ability to touch peoples hearts while making them laugh. Tickets start at $59.COURTESY PHOTO Violinist Tim Vain joins the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra Jan. 6-8.


The Magic returns... COCKTAILS SILENT AUCTION DINNER LIVE AUCTIONJoin us for this gala fundraiser at Gulf Bays Cap dAntibes mangrove-fringed property located at Pelican Bay.Proudly Sponsored byTHURSDAY MARCH 3, 2011 Tickets & Reservations 239.403.4219 Visit for more information. BETTY MACLEAN TRAVEL, INC. 1450 Merrihue Dr. Naples, FL 34102 www.conservancy.orgA gala benefit for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 C17 COMING UP AT THE PHIL Singer, pianist and dancer Mark Nadler presents his wacky tour de force Mark Nadler In a Nutshell #2 as part of the Phils Cabaret Series at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 19-20. Mr. Nadlers cabaret show has been the toast of New York City for the past several years at venues including Caf Carlyle, the Oak Room and Carnegie Hall. David Finkle of The Village Voice raved: If you think Victor Borge was funny, you aint seen or heard nothing Tickets start at $42. Mentalist Marc Salem leads a captivating and surprising journey through the possibilities of the human mind when he returns to the Phil with Mind Games as part of the Cabaret Series at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 21-22. Using psychological techniques, a sharp eye for human nature, a quick wit and more than 20 years of studying the human mind, Mr. Salem creates an astounding, mystifying and often hilarious show that is, in the words of Clive Barnes of the New York Post, Fabulous! Miraculous! Brilliantly entertaining! Tickets start at $42. Sci-Fi Spectacular, a program showcasing the music of John Williams, opens the Naples Philharmonic Orchestras 2011 Pops Series at 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Jan. 18-22, and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 22-23. Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly conducts. George Takei, Mr. Sulu on the original Star Trek, narrates the program that also features soprano Kristen Plumley and The Sci-Fi-ettes. Selections include Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Star Wars as well as some nonWilliams sci-fi classics. Tickets start at $74. Smokey Robinson presents Human Nature: The Ultimate Celebration of the Motown Sound at 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23. Human Nature is an Australian vocal group known for its infectious pop sounds and riveting stage performances. For its Southwest Florida debut, Human Nature performs its acclaimed Motown celebration show. Tickets start at $49. Steve Forbes, chairman and CEO of Forbes Media and editor-in-chief of Forbes business magazine, appears as part of the Phils Speaker Series at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24. A Republican candidate for president in 1996 and 2000, Mr. Forbes was a pioneering proponent of the flat tax and the author of the best-selling book, Flat Tax Revolution. Tickets start at $69. TAKEI FORBES


Interactive Friendly Pirate Fun for the Whole Family 239-765-7272 2500 Main Street Ft Myers Beach Located at Salty Sams Waterfront Adventures Arrive 30-40 minutes prior to departure. Call For Times and Reservations 239-765-7272 Sundance Orchids and Bromeliads WINTER SALES EXTRAVAGANZAJanuary 12-15 9-5 FREE SEMINARS AT 2:00 PM THURS. SAT.BROMELIADS BUY 5 GET ONE FREE!!489-123416095 S. Pebble Lane, Fort MyersDirections: 2 lights south of Gladiolus on 41. Turn east on Briarcliff Rd. Go 1.5 miles to a right on S. Pebble Lane. Greenhouse is 1/2 mile on left. RARE, EXOTIC GHOST Cats are favored over dogs when it comes to collecting. Those who devote sales to paintings, figurines and other depictions of animals find that sales are better for cats, then dogs, then horses, then chickens and roosters, followed by pigs and maybe frogs. But birds are probably the most popular of all. Emile Galle (1846-1904) is best known as a maker of cameo glass. He opened his own factory in Nancy, France, in 1873 and made cameo glass, enamel-decorated glass and art glass in the art nouveau style. But he also made unusual pottery from about 1874 to 1904. Galle pottery is not as well-known as Galle glass, and it is rare. Collectors today like all Galle pottery, but most intriguing are his many figures of cats, each about 10 inches long. The cats have human expressions and are decorated with flowers and other designs. The cats sell today for more than $500 if in perfect condition. Q: I have a J.K. Rishel Furniture Co. desk that must be more than 50 years old. Please give me some information about the company.Cats beat dogs when it comes to Galle potteryKOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING terryKOVEL A: The J.K. Rishel Furniture Co. was founded in Hughesville, Pa., in the late 1800s. By the early 1900s, the company was headquartered in Williamsport, Pa. Rishel continued making furniture until at least the mid-20th century. Some Rishel pieces, particularly those 100 years old or more, sell for thousands of dollars. Pieces from the mid-1900s attract less interest and much lower prices. Q: I have a strange metal picture made with bullet holes. I have heard that this type of bullet picture might be valuable. Can you tell me something about it? A: Bullet drawings are made by shooting bullet holes into a target. The technique was made popular by Texan Adolph Toepperwein (1869-1962) in the early to mid 1900s. After a brief stint as a newspaper cartoonist, he performed as a marksman on the vaudeville circuit and later in a traveling circus. In 1901 he became an exhibition shooter for the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. He and his wife, Plinky, toured the country giving shooting exhibitions for more than 40 years. He ended each show by drawing an indians head with bullet holes shot into a board. Silhouettes of indians, cowboys, cartoon characters and Uncle Sam were made by several hundred bullet holes spaced a half-inch apart on a sheet of tin. Other shooters also made SEE KOVEL, C19 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011


FL ST#37304 FL ST#37304 17 Day S. American Treasures Visit Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru & Chile plus a full Canal transit! FREE AIR & BUS! fr. $1,699 1 6 Day Mediterranean Sail to Ponta Delgada, Barcelona, Marseille & Palma! New Ship! FREE AIR & BUS! fr. $1,099 26 Day Viking Adventure Sail from Copenhagen to Port Canaveral visiting Germany, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Holland, Belguim, Portugal & the Azores! FREE AIR & BUS! fr $2,199 10 Day Highlights of AlaskaVisit Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway & Prince Rupert plus 2 nts in Seattle! FREE AIR! fr $999 15 Day Panama CanalVisit Mexico, Costa Rica & Colombia with a full Canal transit! FREE AIR & BUS! fr. $1,099 Dr. Xiu Qiong Cen A.P. 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 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda at941-575-2121 T T T T T r r r e e e a a a t t y y y y o u u u r r r s s s e e e l l l f f f f f t t o o o s s o o o m m m m e e e t t t h h h i i i n n g g s s p p p e e c c c i i a a a l l l TheRuby Slipper 7th annual Southwest Florida Nature Festival Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center 300 Tower Road, Naples, Florida 34113 Field trips for all ages* Includes birding and plant walks, PLUS (from 9-4 Sat & Sun) SPECIALSJan. 13 cruise with "John James Audubon" on the Marco Island Princess* Jan. 14 Keynote address from "John James Audubon" * SPONSORED BYJan. 14-16bullet drawings, but those made on tin by Toepperwein bring the highest prices. His pictures sell for several hundred to a few thousand dollars. Q: My clock was made by the Prentiss Clock Improvement Co. of New York. It was hung in the Phillipsburg, N.J., railroad station in1929. It has square openings at the bottom that were supposed to display the month and date, but the printed pieces are missing. I would appreciate any information about this clock. Where can I find the calendar parts? A: Calendar clocks have dials or hands that indicate the month, date and day of the week, and sometimes the phase of the moon. They were invented in Europe in the 1600s. John Hawes of Ithaca, N.Y., was granted the first patent for a calendar clock in 1853. Calendar clocks were popular in the United States from the 1860s until the early 1900s. Prentiss Clock Co. was founded in New York in about 1870. It became Prentiss Calendar & Time Co. in about 1880 and Prentiss Clock Improvement Co. in 1897. Prentiss Improvement Clock Co. was known for its calendar clocks and long-running clocks. Some could run for 60 days before being rewound. Most small clock companies like Prentiss bought clock movements from Seth Thomas and other well-known clock companies. Companies that supply parts for clocks are listed in the directory on our website, You also can try searching the Internet for companies that provide replica parts for old clocks. Type the words calendar clock parts into a search engine. Q: A dear friend of mine gave me a demitasse set she received as a wedding gift in 1946. She never used the set. The sets only identification is a paper label on the coffee pot that says Brad Keeler Artwares. Can you give me more information about dishes he designed? A: Brad Keeler (191 3-1952) started modeling clay figures, mostly birds, in the mid1930s. By 1939 he was working out of a ceramics studio in his familys garage in Glendale, Calif. Within a short time, the popularity of his lifelike bird figurines led him to lease space at Evan K. Shaws American Pottery Co. in Los Angeles. Shaw liked Keelers work so much he included Keelers figures in the giftware line he sold to the trade. After Shaws pottery burned down in 1946, Keeler opened his own plant in Los Angeles and expanded his production lines to include vases, bowls, ashtrays and tea sets. So your set dates from 1946, the year your friend received it as a gift. Keeler died of a heart attack in 1952 and his business closed the following year. Sets of Keeler dishes do not interest collectors as much as his animal figures and lobster dishes. T ip: T he more a charm for a charm bracelet moves or makes noise, the higher the price. Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or e-mail addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The volume of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019. KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING From page C18 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 C19


The Ideal Protein Weight Loss MethodThe Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method is a quick and healthy protocol with proven long-lasting results. Our gourmet protein foods contain assimilable high biological value protein isolates combined with essential amino acids and are complimented with supplements and mineral salts. One-on-One Service keep the pounds off and enjoy the renewed skin, body shape, health and energy level you deserve At Jubilee 513-90046291 Naples Blvd., Naples your last Diet?I know You hate looking in the mirror. It sure feels frustrating to know you have to change but dont really putting yourself and your health last?Are you ready to do something that will change the course of your life? If you said Yes!... Call today Kelly lost 25 pounds in 5 Weeks!Only 20 spots left!SPORTS SHORTS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC20 WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Step up the plate for Red Sox ticketsTickets to the Boston Red Sox 2011 Spring Training games go on sale Saturday, Jan. 8. The season includes 17 games at the downtown Fort Myers City of Palms Park. Boston opens the spring season with two college exhibitions on Saturday, Feb. 26: a matinee against the Boston College Eagles followed by a nightcap with the Northeastern University Huskies. The 2011 Grapefruit League season kicks off Sunday, Feb. 27, when the Mayors Cup rival Minnesota Twins host Boston at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. The Red Sox will host the Twins the following day at City of Palms Park, the second of five total contests between the cross-town foes. Boston will visit the American League East rival New York Yankees on Friday, March 4, in Tampa and will host the club on Monday, March 14. Other division matchups include four contests against the Baltimore Orioles, four versus the Tampa Bay Rays and two with Toronto. On Thursday, March 17, the New York Mets will visit City of Palms Park in a St. Patricks Day matchup. Also in March, the Red Sox will host Atlanta, Philadelphia, Florida, Detroit and St. Louis. The Red Sox have sold out every Grapefruit League game at City of Palms Park since March 16, 2003. The upcoming season marks Bostons 19th at City of Palms Park. New facilities are under construction in Lee County and scheduled to debut in 2012. Prior to the start of the exhibition season, the Red Sox will hold workouts at their Player Development Complex at 4301 Edison Ave. in Fort Myers. Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to hold the first workout on Tuesday, Feb. 15, and the first full-squad workout is set for Saturday, Feb. 19. All workouts are open to the public free of charge; shuttle bus transportation from City of Palms Park is $2 per person for a round trip. Make a run for it in half marathonThe Naples Half Marathon 2011 takes place at 7 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 16. The USATF-certified course begins on Fifth Avenue South and returns to Cambier Park. Pursuant to USATF rules, inline skates, baby joggers or strollers and bicycle support are not allowed on the course. There is a time limit of 2 hours and 45 minutes, due to course closure restrictions. For more information, call 262-5653 or 434-9786 or e-mail questions@ napleshalfmarathon. net.


2770 Davis Blvd. Davis Village Shopping Center(Corner Davis Blvd. and Shadowlawn, look for the American Flag)239-304-8500with minimum $10 on cardJanuary 2011 EVERY DAY!Monday, February 28 9pmYOU COULD BE THE NEXT WINNER!Full Screen Frenzy Drawing TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST Monthly Party & Drawing SATURDAY, JANUARY 15 Progressive Cash Drawing Wed & Sat @ 9pm 1st Prize $100 min/$300 max 2nd Prize $25 Gift CardBingoTUES, THURS, SUN @ 1-3-5-7-9 pm Super Bingo Win up to $250 Monday $50 Lottos $10/$5 free Tuesday Tournament Day #1 $5/$5 free 12 5pm Double Ticket Day Bingo 1-3-5-7-9pm Wednesday Progressive Cash Drawing $10/$5 free Thursday Tournament Day #2 $5/$5 free 12 5pm Double Ticket Day Bingo 1-3-5-7-9pm Friday Dollar Daze $10/$5 free Super Bingo win up to $250 Saturday Progressive Cash Drawing $10/$5 free Sunday Tournament Day #3 $10/$5 free Double Ticket Day Bingo 1-3-5-7-9pmCongratulations Karen O.! Winner of the 42 Plasma TV! New Years Eve Grand Prize Winner$3,650mp Ralph C. r r SPORTS SHORTS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 C21 Naples Pathways Coalition all set for Bicycle BrunchThe Naples Pathways Coalition invites bicyclists of all ages and skill levels to participate in the fifth annual Pedaling for Pathways Bicycle Brunch on Sunday, Jan. 23, at Lowdermilk Park. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast. Bicycle rides will set out as follows: 7 a.m., 100-mile ride 8 a.m., 62-mile ride 8:30 a.m., 30-mile ride 9 a.m., 20-mile ride 10 a.m., 10-mile ride A brunch buffet for all registrants will follow the ride. All children riding will receive for a special prize for completing their ride. Registration fees are as follows: B efore Jan. 18: $55 for new or r ene wing NPC members and ride; $35 for existing NPC members; $40 for nonNPC members. After Jan. 18: $60 for new or r ene wing NPC members and ride; $40 for existing NPC members; $45 for nonNPC members. One child 10 years and younger rides free with each paid parent/guardian. Additional children under 14 are $10 each. Checks made payable to Naples Pathways Coalition can be mailed to 300 Fifth Ave. S., Suite 101, Box #464, Naples, FL 34102. Online registration is available at For more information, including route maps, go to Experience golf at WCI propertiesWCI Communities offers two distinct golf experiences platinum and silver through its 2011 WCI Experience Card. The Silver Experience provides yearround access to renowned Florida golf courses including Tiburn Golf Club, Naples; Raptor Bay Golf Club, Bonita Springs; and Lost Key Golf Club, Perdido Key. It also includes conditional access (May 1-Oct. 31) to Hammock Bay Golf Club, Naples; Venetian Golf Club, Venice; and The Colony Golf Club, Bonita Springs. A portion of the proceeds from the $45 fee benefits the WCI Communities Jr. Golf Foundation for college scholarships. For $1,500, the Platinum Experience provides the cardholder and a guest access to WCI golf clubs year-round and VIP rates. It has 36 plays during the seasonal months and unlimited play during the off-season on courses designed by golf greats such as Greg Norman, Raymond Floyd and Peter Jacobsen.For more information, call 390-3643 or visit


THE CHAMPAGNE HOUSES OF FRANCEPrestige cuves with Olivier Krug at Krugs Tasting RoomJune 4 10, 2011 IL PALIO: WINDOW VIEWS OF SIENNAS HISTORIC HORSE RACEAward-winning Super Tuscans with Salvatore FerragamoJune 29 July 5, 2011 ZYTHOLOGY: CELEBRATE THE BEERS OF EUROPEVIP brewery access with AnheuserBusch Brew Meister George ReischSeptember 12 20, 2011 Plus... many more privileged access tours available. Call today for complete listing. Authentescapes PresentationThursday, Jan. 13th 3:00PMExperience the worlds most intriguing destinations with iconic gures in food, wine, sports, entertainment and global culture. RSVP 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 LISBONCALDERA ST MAARTEN ST PETERSBURG NAWILIWILI LISBON VANCOUVER CALDERA SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE ST NAZAIRE SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE ST NAZAIRE CALDERA ST MAARTEN ST PETERSBURG NAWILIWILI LISBONCALDERA ST MAARTEN ST PETERSBURG NAWILIWILI LISBON VANCOUVER CALDERA SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE ST NAZAIRE SHANGHAI CARTAGENA BRISBANE Q:Dear Seafood Professor,I was at a local restaurant the other night and saw Escolar on the menu. Then a friend of mine told me that Escolar can make you sick. Whats the story with this fish? Liz, Bonita Springs A: 239-593-5555www.randysfishmarketrestaurant.com10395 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34108 Retail Seafood Market HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pmRestaurant HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pm SHIPPING NATIONWIDEVisit Paradise Shrimp Company On Line! Dear Liz,Escolar is in the mackerel family and is sometimes referred to as White Tuna. It is a very popular fish, especially for grilling. But, it has a high oil content and contains a type of oil called waxy esters. Although the waxy esters are not harmful, they can have a laxative effect on some people. For people who are eating Escolar for the first time, the Seafood Professor recommends a small portion of 4 to 6 ounces. HAPPY HOUR IS BACK!MONDAY-FRIDAY 3pm 6pm SATURDAY-SUNDAY 11am 6pmBeers(domestic)$2Drafts(domestic) $2Well Drinks(one shot)$2 SPORTS SHORTS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Hit the links for a good causeHere are some charity golf tournaments coming up around Naples and Collier County: The Gulf Coast Retired Firefighters Association will hold its second annual golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. The four-person scramble begins with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $125 per person and includes breakfast and lunch. All proceeds will benefit the Collier County Freedom Memorial in Freedom Park. For registration form and more information, call John McGowan at 514-7149. 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. Awards are presented at an evening cocktail reception. For more information or to register, contact Jamie Gregor at Youth Haven, 6875153 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. 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. 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 2011 ACE Group Classic comes to The Quarry Feb. 14-20. Tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are $100 per day. Weeklong grounds passes are $50 ($60 at the gate). Daily tickets, valid any one day Wednesday-Sunday, are $25 in advance and $30 at the tournament entrance. Kids 17 and under are admitted free all week with a ticketed adult. For information, call 593-3900 or visit The 16th annual Terra Cotta Invitational will be held Friday through Sunday, April 8-11, 2011, at the Naples National Golf Club. Entrants in the 54-hole stroke play tournament will play 18 holes per day. Entry is $175 and includes the breakfast, lunch and dinner each day. Proceeds will benefit a local childrens charity. The winner will receive Scratch Players and R&A World Amateur Ranking Points. Prizes will be awarded for first through fourth place. The Terra Cotta is an invitational; however, applications are encouraged. For more information, visit


Civitans plan musical mealThe Neapolitan Civitan Club hosts its first musical dinner with accomplished singers to benefit the Naples and Golden Gate High School Junior Civitan Scholarship Program at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at Flamingo Island Country Club at Lely Resort. Tickets are $40 and can be reserved by calling 774-2623 or e-mailing Republican women will hear from school board memberThe Womens Republican Club of Naples Federated Inc. holds a luncheon meeting and program beginning at 11:30 a.m. the second Friday of the month at the Country Club of Naples. The public is welcome. Guest speaker for the Jan. 14 meeting is Roy Terry, newly elected Collier County School Board member. Club officers also will be installed. Cost is $20. Call Pat Wagner at 5989833 for luncheon reservations. For more information about the club, call 566-8138. ESU will hear from engineering professor, Constitution expert The English Speaking Union-Naples Florida Branch has two programs coming up this month. Luncheon with Libations and Conversation with Richard Hertzberg, professor emeritus at Lehigh University, begins at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Country Club of Naples. In his signature entertaining fashion, Dr. Hertzberg will discuss such things as: Why do bridges collapse, ships break in two and planes fall from the sky, and why did the Liberty Bell crack? Tickets are $25 per person. Call 4342440. In a program beginning at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Moorings Presbyterian Church, lawyer, entrepreneur and professor Robert Levy of the Cato Institute will discuss the Constitution and whether the 18th century leaders of our nation would have approved the growth and centralization of power existent in todays federal government. He will make the case that we should return to the beliefs and words of the founding fathers and their interpretation of the Constitution. Wine and light refreshments will follow the presentation. The public is invited. Admission is $15 (waived for first-time guests of members or potential new members). For more information, call Karen Lannan at 434-2440 or e-mail CLUB NOTES NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 C23 HERTZBERG Saturday, Jan.15, 7:30 PM Sunday, Jan.16, 4:30 PM S a t u r d a y J a n 1 5 7 : 3 0 P M Mar. 31, 7:30 PM Apr. 2, 3:00 PMMoorings Presbyterian Church Underwritten by Wells Fargo Advisors Feb. 18, 7:30 PMFeb. 20, 3:00 PMPerforming Arts Hall of Gulf Coast HS. Underwritten by Moran Edwards Asset. Mgmt. Group of Wells Fargo Audrey Elizabeth Luna Soprano Metropolitan Opera in the coveted role of Luciaa voice capable of soaring powerfully into the stratosphere Cincinnatti Enquirerinvites you to our production ofOpera Naples thanks the sponsors of of Lucia di Lammermoor MANY THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS 2010 CORPORATE AND MEDIA SPONSORSOpera Naples, Inc. 2408 Linwood Avenue Naples, FL 34112 239.514.7464Miromar Design Center, Estero Champagne Reception Opening Night The Ibarra Calleja Groupat Tickets: 1.800.771.1041 or www.OperaNaples.orgFor personalized priority seating, subscriptions, group sales & Flexpass, call Gary Kelson at 239.514.7464 Franz Vote Conductor Metropolitan Opera Christopher Holloway Baritone Houston Grand Opera Anthony Kearns The Irish Tenors Robert Swedberg Stage director Orlando Opera SMALL WORKS OF ARTfeaturingH Sbthrough January 14 HARMON-MEEK GALLERY599 Tamiami Trail North, #309 Naples, Florida 34102 (239) 261-2637 Open Monday through Friday 10 am to 5 pm Saturdays by Appointment


RODORODOOne of Naples Finest Consignment Shops Rediscovered Womens Fine FashionSpecializing in Designer ClothingClothing received by appointment only. Cannot be combined with sale items.North Naples 239.598.1222975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd. Mon-Fri: 10-5 Saturday: 11-3 www.RodeoConsignment.com20% OFF On one item with this ad. FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT (239) 593-7600North Naples United Methodist Church 6000 Goodlette Road Naples, Florida 34109Free will offeringThe Festival Singers of Florida!Songs of Hope & Courage for our NationJanuary 9th 4:00pm CLUB NOTES NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Penn State alum will get togetherThe Penn State Alumni Chapter of Naples will hold its monthly luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Country Club of Naples, 185 Burning Tree Drive. Guest speaker will be Barbara Korner, dean of the College of Arts and Architecture. All Penn Staters and friends are welcome. Deadline for reservations is Thursday, Jan. 6. Call 597-2681. German American Club dinner danceThe German American Club Gemuetlichkeit holds a dinner dance Friday, Jan. 14, at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 7100 Airport Pulling Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $25 for members, $30 guests. Call 774-1582 to make a reservation. Zonta Club plans spring fashion showThe Zonta Club of Naples will hold its annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, March 25, at The Strand. Proceeds will benefit PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee, the Immokalee and Naples Teenage Parenting Program, the Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology Award, the Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships and the local chap-Kimono presentation highlights Ikebana luncheon meetingThe Naples chapter of Ikebana International holds its annual demonstration and luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Grey Oaks Country Club. Yoshiko Carlton, a professionally licensed kimono dresser, and her assistant will give a presentation on the various types of kimono, how they are worn and for which particular occasions. Several kimonos will be modeled.Everyone is welcome. The event includes a silent auction beginning at 9:30 a.m., followed by the program at 11 a.m. and the lunch. Tickets are $60 per person and must be purchased by Jan. 15. Send a check made payable to I.I. #160 to the following address: Ikebana International #160, P.O. Box 825, Naples, FL 34106.For more information, visit ters Young Women in Public Affairs aw ar ds. Tickets are $80 per person. For reservations and more information, call Honey Gardiner, club president, at 5989058. Ave Maria U. founders plan Naples, Marco eventsAll are invited to the next Ave Maria University Naples Founders Club dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker Kevin Joyce, director of external and governmental relations at the university, will discuss From Chicago Politics to Ave Maria, the story of his journey from being a state representative in the Illinois General Assembly to AMU. Cost is $35 per person. Deadline for reservations is Thursday, Jan. 6. Call 254-9730 or e-mail Mr. Joyce will repeat the program at the next AMU Marco Island Founders Club luncheon on Friday, Jan. 14, at the Marco Island Yacht Club. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $25 per person. Call 642-9116 for reservations by Tuesday, Jan. 11.

PAGE 79 720 5th Avenue South (239) 304-9460 ird Street Al Fresco Patio Dining1209 3rd Street S. (239) 261-2253 8am-5pm Daily Breakfast & Lunch: Mon-Fri All-Day Weekend Brunch Happy Hour 3-5pm DJ on Friday Nights Kim Page on Saturdays Early Dining Menu with Wine $18 From 5 6pm Dinner on ursday Nights with live entertainment in the Courtyard 5 9 pm 1/2 Priced Drinks in Tavern 5-6 and $25 Three Course Menu seven days a week NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH Waterfront Dining on the Cocohatchee River... (239) 591-3837 www.bayhousenaples.com799 Walkerbilt Road Naples, Florida, 34110 LIVE ENTERTAINMENTMonday, Wednesday thru Saturday night and Sunday BrunchMONDAY: Rick Howard TrioWED & THURS: Michael Blasucci and Diego FRIDAY: Meagan Rose SATURDAY: Meagan Rose and Bill Zink SUNDAY BRUNCH: Rick Howard and Don Mopsick Joseph Ribkoff Frank Lyman Barara Lesser Clara S XCVI BelldiniGreat Gifts are found at(941) 575-1911 Unit Nicholes Collections 20% to 70% o3652 Tamiami Trail N. Located next to e Best of Everything Artful Woman's Apparel 70% o Everything NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 C25 Wine, Women & Shoes will benefit CANWhat do a strappy stiletto and a sauvignon blanc have in common? What pinot would you pair with platform pumps? These queries and more will be answered at Wine, Women & Shoes, a fundraiser for Cancer Alliance of Naples, from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at the Hilton Naples. We speak the language of Barolo and Manolo! quips Elaine Honig, the founder of Wine Women & Shoes. Since its inception in Napa Valley six years ago, it has raised almost $6 million for various womens and childrens causes. Naples most wine-savvy, shoe-loving women will kick up their heels and sip varietals from some of the countrys top winemakers, shop the latest trends in a multi-designer marketplace and swoon over Shoe Guys serving up this seasons must-haves on silver platters. A silent auction will also be part of the fun. Tickets are $100. For more information and to buy a ticket, visit or e-mail Marianne Larimer at Charity Chuckle will raise funds for art and youthGuaranteed to bring loads of laughter, Comedy Centrals Juston McKinney will headline the Charitu Chuckle to benefit the Naples Art Associatoin and Youth Have from 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at The von Liebig Art Center. Mr. McKinney is a former patrol deputy and Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) instructor turned comedian. The evening is hosted by the Collier County Sheriffs Office and the Naples Art Association. Tickets are $100 per person. For more information, call Edyie Bird at 793-9204 or Capt. Tim Guerrette at 793-9204. TV veterinarian will promote the pet-human bondAmericas Favorite Veterinarian Dr. Marty Becker will reveal The Health Secrets to Long Life and Happiness Achieved Through the Human-Animal Bond and share his Top 10 Tips to Keeping our Pets Healthy when he visits Naples on Sunday, Jan. 16. The program is presented by The Brody Project for Animal Assisted Therapy. Dr. Becker will speak at 7 p.m. at the Pelican Bay Community Center. Admission is $75 per person. For an additional $75, guests can attend a cocktail party and book signing with Dr. Becker beginning at 5:30 p.m. Call Diane Koestner at 649-8040 or e-mail for reservations. Make sure the Bucket List Bash is on your listThe American Cancer Society presents the first Bucket List Bash to help raise funds and awareness beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at The Ritz-Carlton 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. For reservations or more information, contact Kim Azar-Anderson at the American Cancer Society, 261-0337. SAVE THE DATE


Special Events Special Orders Holidays BAKERY COFFEE From the... Voted Southwest Floridas Best Steakhouse. 403 Bayfront Place Downtown MONDAY & FRIDAY Great Seafood Night Live Maine Lobster 1 1/2 lbsIncludes salad & potatoWEDNESDAY Great Steak Night/12 oz. USDA Pr ime NY Str ip Includes salad & potatoIncludes salad & potatoTUESDAY & THURSDAY The One & Only Great Prime Rib Night Includes salad & potato $2995 $2495 $2195 1/2 Price Complete Lounge Bar Menu 5-6:30 2 for 1 Wells & House Wines EVERYDAYLive MusicThursday thru Sunday Naples Best Entertainment! Naples ONLY waterfront sports bar with the largest HD BIG SCREEN in SW FLORIDA Fun Fare Sports & SpiritsFOOTBALL MANIA!.40 Wings $5 Nachos $2 Domestic Drafts Kids Eat Free From 5p.m. on! TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY NIGHT... Where Goodlette Frank meets 41 in downtown Naples. Parking garage in the back!489 Bayfront 239.530.2225 Happy Hour $2 Drafts and $4 Wells $3.50 Apps 3-7 pm Daily GATOR MANIA!See the game on our big screen! Daily Lunch Specials $6.99HAPPY HOUR NFL/College Football NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Explore India here in NaplesThe 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 are on the evenings program, all designed to recreate elements of Indias rich history, exquisite palaces and temples, opulent royal cities and diverse kaleidoscope of landscapes. From snake charmers to elephants and the beauty of the Himalayas and the Taj Mahal, every detail will be carefully attended. East Indian attire is welcomed and encouraged. Tickets are $500 per person, $1,200 per VIP patron and $5,000 per table of 10. For more information or to reserve a ticket, contact the David Lawrence Foundation at 354-1416. Lace up your sneakers for the YYMCA of the Palms holds its annual Sneaker Ball the evening of Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Greater Naples YMCA, 5450 YMCA Road. Leave your gown and tux at home and dress casually from head to toe for this fun event that helps the Y help underprivileged children and families in the Collier County community. Tickets are $150 per person. For more information, call 598-5143 or visit Saint Anne School celebrates with SaksThe Saint Anne School Foundation celebrates 10 years of partnering with Saks Fifth Avenue for a benefit fashion show the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 19. The event will honor that history with a retrospective of fashions by Saks Fifth Avenue designers of the past 10 years. The elegant evening of cocktails, dinner, fashions and entertainment takes place at the Saint Anne Jubilee Center. For more information, call 262-4110. Ave Maria founders plan fashion showThe Ave Maria Founders Club of Naples will holds the third annual Spring Luncheon and Style Show from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Ave Maria University. The event benefits the Ave Maria University Student Financial Aid Fund. Free bus transportation from Naples will be provided. A gentlemens table will be available for spouses, who will also be able to take a guided tour of the Ave Maria oratory, the Annunciation sculpture and the school campus. Call Sydney McManus at 250-3537 or e-mail for reservations. Overnight accommodations can be arranged in the universitys Xavier Hall by calling 304-7206. SAVE THE DATE


FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 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@ 1. Welcoming in the New Year 2. Leo Litzinger, Jackie Beale, Ken Ekberg 3. Mike Manley, Walter Kopka, Patrick Manley 4. Maureen Bennett, Lou Bennett, Sharon Ferguson, Bill Ferguson, Ronald Riegan, Moreen Riegan, Jack Reuter, Alyce Reuter 5. Dave Roby, Judy Roby, Jodie Kalousek, Tom Kalousek, Ryan Carrol, Jessica Whipkey 6. Jordan Fulton, Dan Fulton 7,8,9. Scenes from downtown art fairMARY LINA IVES / FLORIDA WEEKLY A Neapolitan New Year Celebrating on the beach and at the downtown art fair 1 2 6 78 9 3 4 5


BONITA SPRINGSNAPLESLock the door,Uncap the bubblebathwww.LightingFirst.usGreat Selection, Great Prices available at: 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@ FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY Shulas hosts reception for Ave Maria Gryene Gala Remembering the holidays at Naples Memorial Gardens NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 1. Lt. Col. Edwardo and Robin Rivera 2. Dalna Berrios and Don Montroy 3. Trey Radel and Cindy Dobyns 4. Robert and Kathryn McArdle 5. Colleen Kvetko and AMU Chancellor Tom Monaghan This is Pastor Timothy Navin and Kathleen Reynolds at A Classic Irish Christmas at San Marco. An incorrect name accompanied the photo on Dec. 23. Earl Hodges, Sean Gallagher, Michael Whyte and Thelma HodgesBERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 2 3 4 5


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@ FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C29 1. Paul Neptune, Lorene and Wayne Rose 2. Barbara Bulmash and Roberta Schwartz 3. Tammy Green, Sandy Rick and Bonnie Perlman 4. Phyllis and Sam Borr 5. Joyce Lozow and Hanalie Treiber 6. Deanna Kuder and Rob McKinneyBERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLYStarting the New Year at the Nearly New Sale A Jewish Congregation of Marco Island tradition 1 4 5 6 2 3


River Bar River Bar OPEN Join Jack s Club Great food!Cold drinks!Good times! never Best NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 Whether it was overspending on holiday gifts, a resolution to stick to a budget in the New Year, or simply greater awareness of the precarious nature of the economy, we all seem to be seeking bargains. What that means in the overall marketplace remains to be seen, but for wine lovers, there are more good, bargain-priced wines available than ever. Wines priced at $20 and below now account for more than 90 percent of wines sold in the United States, according to the Beverage Testing Institute, a private independent company that tastes and reviews wines, beers and liquors.There are excellent wines from around the world in this price range, primarily made by small, lesser-known producers in spots such as South Africa and Spains Bierzo district.But there are also well made wines made by high-profile producers that are available at very reasonable prices, including Chateau Ste. Michelle in Washington State, Peter Lehmann in Australia and Kendall-Jackson in California. This week I have listed several wines worth tasting. Some are my picks, while others come from local retailers. From Jessica Fialkowski of Decanted Wines in Naples: Pavilion Merlot Reserve 2008 Sonoma County, California ($15): In my opinion, this merlot is better than some that are two or three times the price, Ms. Fialkowski says. It is deep ruby and purple with flavors and aromas of black cherries, currant and chocolate. The fuller flavor profile makes it the perfect wine for non-merlot fans as well. Corvidae Mirth Chardonnay 2009 Columbia Valley, Washington ($15): This wine is aged in 100 percent stainless steel, says Ms. Fialkowski, and is refreshingly clean and vibrant with flavors of green apple, lemon and pineapple. It displays the fruit without hiding it behind oak aging. Jason Adams of Real Wine in Pinebrook Plaza in Fort Myers offers the following: Fantail Merlot 2005 Morgenhof Estate, South Africa ($16): This merlot is a happy medium between new and old world styles, Mr. Adams says. It will have good fruit combined with the Old World earthiness. It is really nice to have a wine in this price range with five years aging. La Vendimia 2009 Palacios Remondo, Rioja Spain ($13): This wine is a blend of garnacha and tempranillo grapes, says Mr. Adams, giving it great aromatics and slight spice on the finish. Its medium in body and ready to enjoy. Here are a few of my suggestions, which are widely available and reasonable priced: Dr. Heidemanns-Bergweiler Riesling QbA Mosel 2009 ($12): I last tasted the 2008 vintage, and this wine is consistent in quality every year, with flowery aromas of peach and rose, fruity lime, apple and mineral flavors and a nice finish. Peter Lehmann Barossa Shiraz 2008, Australia ($17): This classically styled shiraz has inky dark color, with a rich mix of dark fruits, plum flavors and aromas, and good spice on the end. Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Chardonnay 2008 ($16): A significant upgrade from the ubiquitous Vintners Reserve, this wine is fuller bodied and crisp with flavors of limes and pineapple, hints of grapefruit and a light touch of oak on the long finish. Ravenswood Vintners Blend Zinfandel 2007 California ($12): Well-known for high quality zins, this entry-level wine has flavors of blueberries and black cherries, balanced with spice and hints of oak and tannins on the finish. Juan Gil Monastrell 2008 Jumilla, Spain ($15): I have tried this wine many times and continue to be impressed. It opens with a pleasant berry nose, dark purple and cherry color, dark cherries and plums on the palate and a satisfying round mouth-feel, leading to a long finish. Chateau Ste. Michelle Horse Heaven Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2008 ($14): A great selection from Washington, the nose is citrus and apple, with slight herbal notes on the palate. This one is light, crisp and refreshing. Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Private Bin 2009 ($20): Ample fruitiness, both on the nose and the palate. With citrus, passion fruit, lime and grapefruit, the flavor is crisp, clean and racy. Ponzi Pinot Noir Rosato, Willamette Valley 2009 ($20): This beautiful ros offers strawberry and cherry nose, followed by watermelon and strawberries, with excellent balance and refreshing acidity. Tormaresca Neprica Puglia 2008, Italy ($10): This is a well made, food-friendly wine crafted by the Antinori family (you know, the ones who started the Super Tuscan wine movement). Made from a blend of three grapes, the wine has good nose and flavors of cherry, nicely balanced with acid and a smooth finish. Make it your New Years resolution to find some of these flavorful, well made wines that will please the wallet as much as the palate. jimMcCRACKEN Resolve to drink fine wines at great prices this year VINO PALACIOS REMONDO / COURTESY PHOTOLaVendimia PAVILION WINERY / COURTESY PHOTOPavilion Merlot Po l a m s b ry w w e s P u g is w f t f a f r t w w a P C P W il l Th is ber r by ries refr e P V int d 1 u v u i n s d el 1 2): u al v el u e i es n d s


ed 2006 Allegrini La Grola ($70) as soft but with power, and he was correct. A blend of Corvina Veronese, Rondinella, syrah and Sangiovese grapes, it had soft tannins but robust flavor that worked well with our appetizers and entrees.I enjoyed it with the soup of the day, a rich, creamy pasta fagioli ($11), full of firm cannellini beans, thick, flat noodles and vegetables. Id have preferred the soup to be more than lukewarm, but chose not to send it back since it was wonderful in every other respect and the room was now full of hungry customers. Cool and refreshing was a salad of shaved fresh fennel, pecorino cheese, black olives and an orange slice ($11). The delicate anise flavor of the fennel was a marvelous match for the sharp, slightly salty cheese and olives. Considering that the lasagna alla Bolognese ($25) is one of the chefs specialties, I felt compelled to try it. We also chose a nightly special, zuppa de pesce ($34), which is an Italian version of bouillabaisse. Neither disappointed. Caffe dellAmore >> Hours: Opens daily at 5:30 p.m., with the last reservations taken at 8 p.m. >> Reservations: Recommended >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $11-$12; entrees, $22-$32 >> Beverages: Extensive list of Italian wines by the bottle, as well as some by the glass >> Seating: Conventional tables and chairs plus one banquette >> Specialties of the house: Caprese salad, shaved fresh fennel, goat cheese salad, goat milk ricotta gnudi with sausage fennel ragu, lasagna alla Bolognese, osso buco alla Milanese, shrimp alla Siciliana >> Volume: Low to moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Web site: www.caffedellamore.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: Charleston Square, 1400 Gulf Shore Blvd. North, Naples; 261-1389SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor In the know A Dec. 2 review of Caf Normandie incorrectly reported that Best of Everything was out of business. Its doors remain open in Naples and Bonita Springs. Mea culpa The lasagna contained no marinara or ricotta. Instead, the chef combined organic ground beef, veal and pork, layering it with tender noodles, a touch of Parmigiana Reggiano cheese and just enough bchamel sauce to lend a creamy note. It wasnt as pretty as some of the other dishes, but it was a superb rendition. The zuppa de pesce consisted of a large bowl filled with mussels, giant shrimp, scallops, yellowtail and calamari in a delicate tomato broth. Two crostini were thoughtfully provided for sopping up some of that succulent sauce, which we did. For dessert, we shared a small, heartshaped chocolate cake paired with coconut semifreddo which translates to semifrozen with a drizzle of rich, dark chocolate sauce over both. The cake and sauce were warm and rich, the semifreddo was creamy, full of toasted coconut and a cool counterpoint to the chocolate. Mr. Tripputi suggested glasses of brachetto dAcqui dessert wine, a slightly sweet, sparkling red, to accompany the dessert and, once again, he was right. Despite the fact that the restaurant was full for most of our meal, our server and server attendant made regular checks to see how we were doing, and Mr. Tripputi visited almost as often himself. I cannot imagine being made to feel more pampered or indulged than at this lovely little restaurant. Its been a long time since Ive visited Italy, but dinner at Caffe dellAmore was as close as it gets without leaving the country. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 6-12, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 One of the treats of traveling in Italy is driving in no particular direction and happening on a tiny trattoria in an equally diminutive town. More often than not, the food, hospitality and wines are superb, satisfying not just the appetite, but the soul. The chef/owner is apt to be welcoming guests, chatting with regulars and making newcomers feel as if they belonged, too. Id bet that many who discover Caffe dellAmore in Naples experience a similar sort of wonder at the Italian marvel upon which they have stumbled. And for many thats just what they do its tucked into the middle of Charleston Square, at the corner of Gulf Shore Boulevard North and Banyan Boulevard. (Its easier to see at night when the signs are lit.) karenFELDMAN FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE Friday, Jan. 7, 6-8 p.m., Whole Foods: Sample up to 2 5 wines from around the world as well as a host of intriguing cheeses as part of the Mercato Winter Wine & Concert Series; $10, Mercato; 5525100. Reservations recommended. Go to Saturday, Jan. 8, 9:30 a.m., Le Lafayet t e: Chef/owner Sebastien Maillard leads a class in boeuf Bourguignon, with lunch and soft drink included; $29.50, 375 13th Ave. S.; 403-7861. Reservations required. Saturday, Jan. 8, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Whole Foods: V isit the bakery department for a free tasting of the stores 365 peanut butt er and whole grain hearth bread. Also, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the store holds a fundraising cookout for Make-a-Wish Foundation. Stop by for an all-natural Angus beef burger or veggie burger plus chips and drink for $5; Mercato; 552-5100. Monday, Jan. 10, 5-7 p.m., Pure Urban Oasis: S ample a v ariet y of Italian wines at this biweekly tasting; $10 (can be used as credit toward dinner that night), Mercato; 514-7873. Reservations preferred. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 9:30 a.m., Le Lafayett e: Chef/ owner Sebastien Maillard leads a class in seafood risotto, with lunch and soft drink included; $29.50, 375 13th Ave. South; 403-7861. Reservations required. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Roys Bonita Spring s: Executive Chef Jason Grasty leads a cooking class featuring the restaurants Hawaiian fusion cuisine; $40, 26831 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs; 498-7697. Thursday, Jan. 13, 5:30-8 p.m., Decanted W ines: Learn about making sake and how to pair it with food, including a variety of sushi prepared by Sushi One; $10 (with $5 credited toward purchase that evening), 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 434-1814. Reservations required. Saturday, Jan. 15, 9:30 a.m., Le Lafayet t e: Chef/ owner Sebastien Maillard leads a class in seafood risotto, with lunch and soft drink included; $29.50, 375 13th Ave. S.; 403-7861. Reservations required. Tuesday, Jan. 18, and Saturday, Jan. 2 2, 9:30 a.m., Le Laf a yette: Chef/owner Sebastien Maillard holds a class in the art of creating a lemon meringue tart, with lunch and soft drink included; $29.50, 375 13th Ave. South; 403-7861. Reservations required. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 6-7:30 p.m., Whole Foods: T he store offers its Health Starts Here tour, where participants will learn to use the Aggregate Nutrient Density index to identify foods with higher nutritional values and how to incorporate these foods in the diet; free, Mercato; 552-5100. Advance registration required. Go to go/LifestyleCenter. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 5-6:30 p.m., Ro ys Bonita Springs: The monthly wine club gathers to taste wines and sample some Hawaiian-fusion signature dishes; $30, 26831 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs; 498-7697. Thursday, Jan. 20, 7-8:30 p.m., Whole Foods: T he First Supper Club features healthy enchiladas, spring green salad and fruit bowl with soy drizzle, from the Engine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn; $10, Mercato; 552-5100. Register online at www. Submit event listings to food & wine CALENDAR e, s tr aco m/ 0 e Caffe dellAmore re-creates authentic taste, feel of ItalyWith just 40 seats, reservations are strongly recommended. Chef/owner Fabio Tripputi, born and raised in Italy by a wine-making family, creates perfectly rendered dishes from organic produce and meats, imported specialty items and a passion that permeates it all. As if thats not enough, his wife, Kelly Lee, performs much the same sort of magic with the desserts.Mr. Tripputi is clearly enamored of his all-Italian wine list, and for good reason. It would be considered extensive even for a far larger restaurant than this one. Caffe dell Amores website claims that a meal there is like a trip to Italy without a passport. I couldnt have phrased it more eloquently. Even the room looks as if its been plucked from a charming villa and transported whole into its current spot. The lower half of the walls possess a faux marble finish. Above that, creamy beige walls bear intricate Italianate stencils filled with delicate fleur de lis, stylized fish and the requisite cherubs. At the center of each is a painting in a gilded oval frame. Velvety mauve chairs, thickly upholstered with high backs, surround all but one of the tables. That one (at which we sat) had more utilitarian woven chairs, which, though not quite as luxurious, were comfortable nonetheless.Both our able server and Mr. Tripputi offered their services when it came to selecting a wine. While we looked over the list and the menu, a server attendant delivered a basket containing slices of springy artisan bread. No olive oil or butter came with it and we soon discovered why: It was perfect on its own. Olive oil gave it a rich flavor and moist consistency; a sprinkling of salt and herbs on top added just enough flavor.Mr. Tripputi described the wine we select-Its not always on the menu, but when zuppa de pesce is one of the nightly specials, order it. A warm, heart-shaped chocolate cake paired with house-made coconut semifreddo and topped with dark chocolate sauce is a delicious dessert meant for sharing. Shaved fennel topped with pecorino cheese, black olives and a slice of orange makes a light and refreshing appetizer at Caffe dellAmore.KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYLasagna alla Bolognese is one of chef/ owner Fabio Tripputis signature dishes. la c o t a ni c i n g f P us t a c s o a o g a br fully t hat succ u e even Awarmheart-shapedchocolatecake s rn g d f re T he or ri c o r ga e r i of o j j fu are n g e a-


What makes your burger the best in Florida?There are a few things that differentiate our selves from the rest! First, we take pride in everything we do! We handle the food with care and ensure that it is wholesome and fresh. We hand patty every burger and use a very light special seasoning. Secondly, cooking on a very hot at grill ensures that the juices are sealed in as soon as it hits the grill. Last, we use an all Black Angus All Natural beef program that is second to none. Oh yeah, and fresh vegetables right from our friends across the street at Cooper Farms (3rd and 41) to top off the perfect burger!!NEW OWNERS! NEW LOOK! NEW MENU! COLD BEER!BEST BURGER IN FLORIDA! 25 YEARS! GREAT WINE! 239-262-1127330 South 9th Street Naples, Florida 34102 (corner of 3rd ave south and 41) A quote from Dale Fysher. He has been a patron of Lindburgers for over 20 years. Thank you for bringing back Lindburgers. COME MEET THE BROOKS FAMILY AND GET 20% OFF FOOD ANYTIME NOW UNTIL DECEMBER 31 WITH THIS COUPON.NOT GOOD WITH ANY OTHER OFFER. MAXIMUM $10.00. Christine Vertin PhotographyChristine Vertin Photography