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Botti beautifulGrammy Award-winning trumpeter heads this way. C1 BILL CORNWELL A2 OPINION A4 HEALTHY LIVING A34 PETS OF THE WEEK A37 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B9-11 REAL ESTATE B13 EVENTS C6-7 PLAY REVIEW C8 SAVE THE DATE C29-31 SOCIETY C32-37 CUISINE C39 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. III, No. 23 FREE WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011POSTAL CUSTOMER Irish pride33rd annual St. Patricks Day Parade promises music, dancing and more. A12 Collier K-9sOn duty or off, dogs and their sheriffs office partners take law enforcement seriously. A10 DATED MATERIAL REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: MARCH 10 2011 NCEF serves up first Lunch Boxes of Love On the heels of the Jan. 29 Naples Winter Wine Festival auction that raised $12 million, the festivals founding organization the Naples Children & Education Foundation is moving swiftly to get much-needed food to underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County through its Lunch Boxes of Love hunger initiative. Partnering with the Harry Chapin Food Bank, NCEF funded a specially outfitted and branded mobile food pantry to begin weekly distributions of approximately 16,000 to 18,000 pounds of food enough to feed about 600 families for several days. This week, the first food distribution took place at the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County, where the recipients were about 750 children, including many sets of brothers and sisters, who attend the clubs afterschool program. Nearly 90 percent of these children receive full scholarships based on need, and we felt it was a fitting kickoff of our hunger initiative to come to the Boys & Girls Club, says John Scot Mueller, NCEF trustee and vice chair of the foundations grant committee. The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has received grants from NCEF totaling nearly $10 million since the first wine festival in 2001, making it the No. 1 recipient B o tti b e a u tif u l G rammy Award-winnin g trumpeter heads this way. C 1 SUSAN G. KOMEN REACHES OUT TO RESCUE BREAST CANCERS VICTIMSAT BAD MOMENTS IT FEELS AS IF EVEN God is conspiring to keep her at arms length from survival, said 31-year-old Beatriz Ligas through a translator. Cancer first appeared as a cyst in her breast three years ago, and more recently recurred in her brain. Her husband gleans barely enough income from day labor jobs to pay for necessities, which makes you wonder how she even began to pay for, let alone navigate the red tape-heavy world of meds, tests and doctors that now swamp her. Ms. Ligas considers help received from a nearby family health care provider, funded by a Susan G. Komen of Southwest Florida grant, literally a lifesaver. Without it, I probably wouldnt be here, she admits. The Komen grants to local organizations bridge gaps in breast health SEE SURVIVOR, A8 SEE FOOD, A31 BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ >> Beatriz LigasEVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY CHARLIE MCDONALD/FLORIDA WEEKLYRain didnt keep anyone away from the first Lunch Boxes of Love distribution. ManscapingGuys are spending more on grooming. B1

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 Dr. Jamie E. Weaver, DPMBoard Quali ed Foot and Ankle Surgeon DR. JAMIE E. WEAVER, DPM the latest addition to the Joint Replacement Institute, will further the Institutes goal to provide comprehensive orthopedic care as a specialist in Foot and Ankle Surgery. A rm believer in patient education, Dr. Weaver prides herself in taking the time to educate her patients on diagnosis, treatment plans and expectations. Her motto is, Well-informed patients create positive and predictable outcomes. Dr. Weaver completed her residency training at San Francisco Bay Area Foot and Ankle Program af liated with Kaiser Permanente and The University of California, San Francisco. She has distinguished herself as a podiatric physician who offers complete patient care with state-of-theart treatment modalities and surgical techniques. Keeping patients pain free and active is both her passion and her mission. NEW PATIENTS WELCOME Privileges at BCHC | Most Insurances Accepted Specializing in FOOT & ANKLE SURGERYBunion and Hammertoe Surgery Diabetic Foot Care Laser Therapy for Toenail Fungus PodoPediatrics Flat Feet and Toe Walkers Achilles Tendonitis Heel Pain/Plantar Fascitis Foot and Ankle Arthritis Management Sports Medicine Neuropathy 239 676. 2663 (BONE) 3501 Health Center Boulevard, Suite # 2180 Bonita Springs, FL 34135 Monday Friday 8:30 AM 5 PM NOW OFFERING Pain Free Laser Therapy for Toenail FungusThe centennial of Ronald Reagans birth has produced a predictable flurry of retrospectives, books, documentaries and nostalgic remembrances. As one might expect, the depictions of our 40th president (usually produced by his admirers) are almost always favorable and many times downright fawning. Ronald Reagan is to Republicans what John F. Kennedy is to Democrats. Their admirers see both men as mythic figures who occupy special places in the pantheon of American presidents; however, neither man deserves such exalted status. I could go on at length about Mr. Kennedys shortcomings as both a person and a president, but lets concentrate for now on the late Mr. Reagan, since he is the man of the moment. Normally, I would pay little heed to the tidal wave of gushing praise that has been unleashed regarding Mr. Reagans presidency. But a recent Gallup poll that showed Americans believe Mr. Reagan to have been our greatest president surely calls for a sane reappraisal. (Mr. Reagan was picked by 19 percent of Americans, while Abraham Lincoln finished second with 14 percent. Equally ludicrous was that George Washington was ranked fifth, one spot behind the martyred Mr. Kennedy.) The legend of Ronald Reagan has grown stronger with each passing year. Among Republicans who seek public office, the slightest denigration of his presidency is tantamount to political suicide. There is no doubt that Mr. Reagan mastered the art of appearing presidential. He could give a great speech. He surrounded himself with wizards adept at staging grand, patriotic events, and he came across as a simple man who embraced core convictions and stood by them at all costs. In truth, Mr. Reagan was much more complicated and contradictory. He certainly was not the amiable dunce that his harshest detractors portrayed him to be. Nor was he always the steel-spined man of principle that his acolytes worship. He was a major force, of course, in ending the Cold War and dismantling the Communist bloc. His place in history is secure on that count. But he is also the man who could have cut a deal with Mikhail Gorbachev at Reykjavik in 1986 to eliminate the nuclear arsenals of the United States and the Soviet Union. Mr. Reagan blew that one because he remained wedded to a phantasmagorical outer space-based missile defense system derisively known as Star Wars. Scientists doubted that such a system was viable, but Mr. Reagan clung to this ludicrous fantasy to the bitter end, and the world remains a more dangerous place as a result. Unlike Theodore Roosevelt, Mr. Reagan often believed in speaking loudly and carrying a small stick. One of the most shameful moments of his presidency came in 1983 when a U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut was bombed by terrorists, killing 241 Americans. The servicemen were part of a peacekeeping force, and the consensus is they never should have been in Lebanon to begin with. Moreover, their building was poorly secured. Hezbollah, backed by Iran, was behind the bombing. Yet, Mr. Reagan never retaliated, never held to account those who had slaughtered the servicemen. France, which also suffered fatalities in the attack, bombed Hezbollah enclaves, but the United States did nothing, other than remove its troops from Lebanon a few months later. Mr. Reagans passivity emboldened future terrorists. Then there was the Iran-Contra affair, when the United States actually got in bed with terrorists and traded weapons for hostages and then used the proceeds from the sales of the arms to fund the Contras in Nicaragua. It was unseemly and illegal, and how Mr. Reagan escaped impeachment remains a wonder. He said he knew nothing of the sorry mess. Maybe he didnt, although that is hard to believe. But how could a president be so out of touch with what goes on within his administration? So, the choices here are that Mr. Reagan was either a liar or hopelessly incompetent when it came to overseeing his White House. Mr. Reagan violently opposed the establishment of Medicare. In one memorable speech in the 1960s, he declared that if Medicare came to pass we are going to spend our sunset years telling our children and our childrens children what it once was like in America when men were free. Well, if Mr. Reagan had had his way regarding Medicare, there would have been far fewer Americans living to see those sunset years. He showed no leadership and stood virtually mute as the AIDS crisis took root. Mr. Reagan was the man who believed that budget deficits were irrelevant and then validated that belief by tripling the national debt during his two terms. He railed against welfare queens and championed tax cuts for the wealthy, while opposing social programs designed to aid the poverty-stricken. (Remember when Mr. Reagans administration counted ketchup as a vegetable in school lunch programs?) Mr. Reagans trickle down economics (called voodoo economics by George H.W. Bush) never quite worked as advertised. The erosion of the middle class and the disparity between the super-rich and the rest of us got its momentum and took off under his watch. Ronald Reagan, on a personal level, was almost impossible to dislike. I covered his campaign in 1980 and spent time with him. One-on-one, he was funny, considerate and always a gentleman. Just a really nice guy, which is not a bad attribute for a politician to possess. So, what are we to make of Ronald Reagan at 100? Was he a fair-to-middling president? Sure. A good president? Umm, maybe. A great president? No way. Our GREATEST president? No way in hell. Mr. Reagan at 100 billCORNWELL bcornwell@floridaweekly.comCOMMENTARY

PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 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 2011 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $29.95 in-county$49.95 in-state $54.95 out-of-state OPINION Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Idaho ... these are the latest fronts in the battle of budgets, with the larger fight over a potential shutdown of the U.S. government looming. These fights, radiating out from the occupation of the Wisconsin Capitol building, are occurring against the backdrop of the two wars waged by the U.S. in Iraq and Afghanistan. No discussion or debate over budgets, over wages and pensions, over deficits, should happen without a clear presentation of the costs of these wars and the incalculable benefits that ending them would bring. First, the cost of war. The U.S. is spending about $2 billion a week in Afghanistan alone. Thats about $104 billion a year and that is not including Iraq. Compare that with the state budget shortfalls. According to a recent report by the nonpartisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, some 45 states and the District of Columbia are projecting budget shortfalls totaling $125 billion for fiscal year 2012. The math is simple: The money should be poured back into the states, rather than into a state of war. President Barack Obama shows no signs that he is going to end either the occupation of Iraq or the ongoing war in Afghanistan. Quite the opposite; he campaigned with the promise to expand the war in Afghanistan, and that is one campaign promise he has kept. So how is Obamas war going? Not well. This has been the deadliest period for civilians in Afghanistan since the U.S.-led invasion began in October 2001. Sixty-five civilians were reportedly killed recently in Kunar, near Pakistan, where mounting civilian casualties lead to increasing popular support for the Taliban. 2010 was the deadliest year for U.S. soldiers as well, with 711 U.S. and allied deaths in Afghanistan. Soldier deaths remain high in 2011, with the fighting expected to intensify as the weather warms.The Washington Post recently reported that Obamas controversial CIA-run drone program, in which unmanned aerial drones are sent over rural Pakistan to launch Hellfire missiles at suspected militants, has killed at least 581 people, of whom only two were on a U.S. list of people suspected of being high-level militants. Ample evidence exists that the drone strikes, which have increased in number dramatically under Obamas leadership, kill civilians, not to mention Pakistani civilian support for the United States. Meanwhile, in Iraq, the democracy that the neocons in Washington expected to deliver through the barrel of a gun with their shock and awe may be coming finally, not with the help of the U.S., but, rather, inspired by the peaceful, popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. However, Human Rights Watch has just reported that as people protest and dissidents organize, the rights of Iraqs most vulnerable citizens, especially women and detainees, are routinely violated with impunity. Protests have erupted in another Tahrir Square, in Baghdad (yes, it means liberation in Iraq and Egypt), against corruption and demanding jobs and better public services. Iraqi government forces killed 29 people over the weekend, and 300 people, including humanrights workers and journalists, have been rounded up. Yet, the U.S. continues to pour money and troops into these endless wars. Rolling Stones Michael Hastings, whose reporting exposed the crass behavior of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, has just exposed what he calls an illegal operation run by Lt. Gen. William Caldwell in Afghanistan, in which a U.S. Army psyops operation was mounted against U.S. senators and other visiting dignitaries in order to win support and more funding. One of Hastings military sources quoted Caldwell as saying: How do we get these guys to give us more people? ... What do I have to plant inside their heads? The recently retired special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR), Arnold Fields, just reported that $11.4 billion is at risk due to inadequate planning. Another group, the U.S. Commission on Wartime Contracting, concludes that the United States has wasted tens of billions of the nearly $200 billion that has been spent on contracts and grants since 2002 to support military, reconstruction, and other U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Which brings us back to those teachers, nurses, police officers and firefighters in Wisconsin. Mahlon Mitchell, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin, told me in the Capitol rotunda in Madison why the unionized firefighters were there, even though their union was one not targeted by Gov. Scott Walkers bill, This is about an attack on the middle class. By shutting down the attacks on the people of Iraq and Afghanistan, we can prevent these attacks on the poor and middle class here at home. 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 battle of the budgets: New fronts in Afghanistan and IraqWhen the Wisconsin General Assembly voted to pass Gov. Scott Walkers budget repair bill, the Democratic legislators made themselves indistinguishable from the protestors surrounding the assembly floor. They wore the same pro-union orange T-shirts. They behaved in the same sophomoric way, breaking out in a noisy, finger-pointing demonstration. They chanted the same ubiquitous word: Shame! They might as well have brought guitars onto the floor for a Woody Guthrie singalong. The fight in Wisconsin has focused on collective bargaining rights, but that is not the main event. As Daniel DiSalvo of the City College of New York-CUNY notes in a Weekly Standard article, 24 states either dont allow collective bargaining for public workers or permit it for only a segment of workers. Even if Walker prevails, Wisconsin will allow more wide-ranging collective bargaining than these states. No, the most important measure at stake in Wisconsin is the governors proposal for the state to stop deducting union dues from the paychecks of state workers. This practice essentially wields the taxing power of the government on behalf of the institutional interests of the unions. It makes the government an arm of the public-sector unions. It is a priceless favor. Wisconsin doesnt collect dues for Elks lodges or the NRA. What makes these organizations different from public-sector unions is that people freely choose to join them and freely choose to pay their dues. They are truly voluntary organizations that dont rely on the power of the state for their well-being. Walker wants to give members of public-sector unions a measure of this same autonomy. Perhaps some of these members arent liberal Democrats, so they dont want to pay dues roughly $1,000 annually in the case of teachers which will overwhelmingly go to funding and organizing for Democratic candidates. Perhaps some of them, regardless of their politics, want to spend that money on their families or other pressing needs. Walker will allow them to exercise a choice now closed to them. When Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels ended collective bargaining and the automatic collection of dues in 2005, the number of members paying dues plummeted by roughly 90 percent. In 2007, New York Citys Transit Authority briefly stopped automatically collecting dues for the Transport Workers Union, and dues fell off by more than a third. Without these dues, the ability of public-sector unions to influence elections what they care about most drastically diminishes. This is why Wisconsin Senate Democrats preferred to flee the state rather than stay and vote on a proposal that would curtail their fundraising and organizational base. They can dress up their opposition in the rhetoric of workers rights, but even if all collective bargaining were stripped from all Wisconsin public workers, theyd still have extensive civil-service protections. Public-sector unions are a creature of government, and the Democrats are the party of government. The two of them have identical interests and worldviews, and both want to leverage government to swell their campaign coffers. How to characterize this? The word shame comes to mind. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.The real shame in Wisconsin k w t T f amyGOODMAN Special to Florida Weekly richLOWRY Special to Florida Weekly

PAGE 6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 And so will the joy and optimistic outlook on life they represent when you consider the newest choice in retirement living in the Naples and Marco Island area The Arlington. Now you can look your best for the best years of your life in the easies t and most natural way possible. By appreciating each day for the wonder it brings. By giving up work and worry and gaining freedom and peace of mind. By taking control over decisions that affect your future. By being with others, having fun and laughing all the way. Its all part of The Arlingtons life nourishing, life ourishing and life af rming approach to retirement living. One that celebrates aging and every one of its many gifts. Laugh lines included. MODEL AND INFORMATION CENTER12276 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 501, Naples, Florida 34113 (239) 206-2646 or toll-free (866) The Arlington of Naples welcomes those of all faiths, beliefs and tradi ons.Located on Tamiami Trail East, across from the Freedom Horses Monument at Lely Resort. Open 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays by appointment. Laugh lines never looked so good. The favored Florida counties that have both Gulf beaches and warm winters boast dozens of barrier islands. From undeveloped spits to ber exclusive enclaves such as Useppa, barrier islands require an inescapable tribute from mainland dwellers: vast quantities of travel time. Unless you have access to a seaplane. My friend Robert Delleart has asked me to help scout locations for his seaplane touring business. Todays mission: check out the barrier islands north of the Caloosahatchee. His amphibious craft has both wheels and floats, so we meet at his Page Field hangar in Fort Myers. We pop off the runway and into a 60-degree bank, headed for the Sanibel Causeway like a shot.Its two in the afternoon on a school day, and the beach sprouts a psilocybin patch of brightly colored umbrellas. Clear blue-green water is a welcome side effect of our dry season. Spotting wildlife is easy from our 500-foot cruising altitude. Dolphins in pairs cruise just off the beach. Wouldnt mind coming back as one of those, says Mr. Dellaert. The tourists love seeing them and us, too, show off, judging from the waving hands.The chain of islands splays out to the north of us, strumpets flaunting their bare beaches while most of the nation covers up with snow. Captiva, Useppa, Cayo Costa, Gasparilla. The flats on the Lee side of Gasparilla reveal a big hammerhead wagging his tail. Sharks are easy to spot. The vertical fluke is a giveaway that theyre not dolphins. Sometimes the island coast waters are full of these fish going about their prehistoric routine, but we havent seen many today. Rays, on the other hand, are everywhere. Big schools echo skybound flocks as they move as a group on their slowmotion flight. I point out a golden patch of them to Mr. Dellaert just off Manasota Key. Lets check it out, he says. Before I can respond were in a tight spiral bank, water spinning below the starboard window. This is clearly not the starter tour. A calm female recording chants gear up for water landing as we drop towards the Gulf. Ive landed on calm water before, but this is the Gulf. Were going to power into this, standard roughwater landing technique says Mr. Dellaert. The engine revs along with my pulse. We nose up to hit the waves, and its like a series of speed bumps as the craft skips along the surf and settles to a rolling swell. The water is incredibly translucent and as green as glass. With the doors down, its kind of like being in a small open boat. Salt air blasts around us as we achieve takeoff speed in a splash of white and green to soar and bank over the waving crowds on the beach. Watching someone at ease with their profession is always cool, and Mr. Dellaert clearly loves the seaplane gig. The plane bobs around a bit, wind blasting Barnstorming the barrier islandsEXCURSIONS BY W. DEAN PULLEY____________________wdeanpulley@yahoo.comover my rear seat position. Its better than any roller coaster, and you cant beat the view. Anywhere you want to go? he asks. We could anchor off Cayo Costa, pick up some shells. Im thinking cheeseburger.Local legend holds the Cabbage Key Inn, perched on a Caloosa shell mound on diminutive Cabbage Key, as the inspiration for Jimmy Buffets Cheeseburger in Paradise. Like a lot of locals Im way past my limit of Parrothead anthems. I am, however, a big fan of John D. MacDonalds iconic Travis McGee novels. Everything worth knowing about South Florida (and life) is in those pages. I think of Doc Ford, hero of local writer Randy Wayne Whites equally popular mystery series, as his modern successor. Cabbage Key Inn is one of Doc Fords watering holes. My inner fanboy wants to be there. In minutes were circling the tiny key, easily identified by a wooden water tower. This landing is calm and natural, settling down on the calm backbay saltwater like the pelican icon of Mr. Dellaerts Air Expeditions logo. We taxi and landfall on Cabbage Keys pocket beach with a soft, satisfying crunch. A gopher tortoise checks us out, then returns his attention to mowing the lawn.The 1930s cypress structure has weathered countless storms and visitors. Theres not much evidence of Mother Natures wrath, but every surface in the bar is covered with currency left by patrons. Mr. Dellaert holds court to the curious at the bar while I snoop around. After lunch, the shallow drafting plane is easy to turn seaward. I give us a shove as Mr. Dellaert paddles from the bow of the starboard float. Pretty soon, were strapped in for the short trip back to Page Field. Weve covered the coast from Venice to Estero in three hours. Ive spent what seems that long in traffic during season. Life is good in a floating, flying time machine. s r, w r e r. e d d y, y n ravisMcGee returnshisattentiontomowingthelawn

PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 care for women (and a small percentage of men) in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. Theyve totaled about $4.5 million since the SWFL Affiliate began in 2002, says executive director Miriam Ross. Most of the money is raised through Komen of SWFLs annual Race for the Cure, this year on March 12 at Coconut Point mall. Some 12,000 supporters were present at the Race in 2010. Ms. Ross is pushing for even more this year, saying needs have risen and are still exacerbated by unemployment rates topping 12 percent. The reality is there is more need than there are resources, says Lesa Peterson, director of Collier Health Services, where Ms. Ligas sought help. We would not as an organization be able to provide all the mammograms and referrals without Komens assistance. We provide a lot of uncompensated care, but we can only provide enough that it allows us to stay in business. Last year, Komen of SWFL gave out more than $821,000 in grants to 11 nonprofit health care providers in the community, each from about $5,000 to more than $175,000. That community funding represents 75 percent of the money the local affiliate raises. The other 25 percent goes for research. Komen of SWFL, which quickly became the most organized and outspoken program to combat breast cancer in the region, aims to cover a spectrum of care through its grants, doled out a few weeks after the end of the race. It provides means for self-exam education, basic mammography screenings, diagnostic work, and at least the framework for coordinating full-scale treatment, such as Ms. Ligass. Grantees requested more funding than will probably be available for next year. What does get funded comes down to Saturdays Race for the Cure. Last years race raised more than $915,000. We have grant requests for $1.6 million in funding, Ms. Ross says. And I know were not going to be able to fulfill all those requests. Last year it was a tremendous amount of money, but it wasnt enough. Thats why the race is so crucial.Gaps in treatmentLiving in a quiet neighborhood filled last week with the smell of orange blossoms, Ms. Ligas described her life now as an emotional rollercoaster. One day I feel fine, one day I cry, one day Im sad. Few things in her life seem stable. Friends allowed the family to move into their house when they decided to move out. When her parents call from Mexico to ask how she is, Ms. Ligas tells them she is good, even when she is not. She often feels nauseous from her chemotherapy pills, or despondent because her doctors havent been able to set a time frame for when her treatment will end. She is usually alone with her thoughts in the borrowed house during the day, until its time to pick up her 7-year-old daughter from school. The time that theyre working I am by myself alone here thinking, Ms. Ligas says. Thinking about getting better, thinking about am I ever going to get better, thinking why this happened to me. When I question, I question God, why me, why I have to get it again, why you have to pick me. My faith is going through a roller coaster as well as my life. A nearby nonprofit, Collier Health Services, is her best advocate in getting treatment. CHS received a Komen grant of about $89,500 last year for such purposes. It helps pay for a fulltime breast health educator and coordinator, Kenia Mejia, to be an advocate for low-income women in Immokalee, such as Ms. Ligas. Ms. Mejia stresses education to women who come to the facility. If you take the time to tell them, something will stay with them, she said. Many require only a routine mammogram, sometimes a follow up ultrasound and a biopsy, which shows benign tissue. If one of the screenings catches a malignancy, Ms. Mejia can get patients started on a treatment plan right away. We grab you by your hands and until youre completely well we dont let you loose, Ms. Mejia said. Thats our job. Ms. Mejia helped Ms. Ligas apply and qualify for a $207 per month Medicaid co-pay. Most of her treatment beyond that is paid for, but its still a huge bill for the family. Once when Ms. Ligas missed the co-pay, CHS helped her cover the difference so the family could buy necessities. I had $190 to pay for bills and groceries and used it for that, Ms. Ligas explained. She said her husband insists medical bills should come first, even if the family has to tolerate hunger. Sometimes, my husband says that if we dont have money for groceries, we dont have money for groceries, Ms. Ligas said. Hell make sure I have my meds. She and her husband planned to have another child, but Ms. Ligas began to cry when she thought about the disease prohibiting it. Saturday is the only time her mind is at ease, she said, when she goes to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. I would like to tell every young woman to check on time, to have her mammogram, Ms. Ligas said.Bills dont foster healthWhen breast cancer is diagnosed, part of the scare is suddenly confronting mortality. But some say the escalating medical bills which can swamp people with no savings or lack of health insurance can be just as frightening. Its more stressful than the cancer itself, said Fort Myers resident Nancy Bergdall, 62, who survived a brush with the disease last year. It was for me. Ive never owed anybody anything, so having a debt was extremely stressful. The American Cancer Society says $8.1 billion per year is spent fighting breast cancer. Average individual costs are hard to measure. But insurance companies and organizations that act as patient advocates, such as those in this story, typically find a way to pay lower bills. For them, unlike for most patients on their own, the cost of medical care may be negotiable. Its so hard to say [what the average cost of breast cancer treatment is for someone without insurance] because it depends on the particular treatment and each persons case is unique, says Komen director Ms. Ross, in an e-mail. Ive seen estimates that range from around $50,000 to nearly $100,000 depending on the type of treatment that is needed. For many the health care system is full of financial and logistical land mines. Among those interviewed for this story, a few examples included an insurance company that abruptly canceled a policy because of a single missed payment, and unmanageable co-pays that led to despondency. SURVIVORFrom page A1 COURTESY PHOTOAbove: Joan Alexander got a biopsy through the Virginia B. Andes Clinic in Port Charlotte, a Komen grantee. Left: LIGHT of SWFL helped Nancy Bergdall with medical bills through a Komen grant. >> What: Susan G. Komen for the Cure of SWFL, Race for the Cure >> When: Saturday, March 12, starting at 8 a.m., rain or shine. >> Where: Coconut Point Mall in Estero, U.S. 41 and Coconut Point Road >> Registration: is available online. >> Registration costs: Adult 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Walk $35; Youth 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Walk $10; Adult 5K Chip-timed Run $40; Youth 5K Chip-timed Run $15 >> Parking: Plan to arrive an hour prior to the race start to allow plenty of time to park. Carpooling is encouraged. Parking is available throughout Coconut Point on a rst-come, rst-served basis. A lot north of the Sun Trust Bank on U.S. 41 directly across from the mall entrance provides an extra 700 spaces. >> Info: www.komensw .org in the know


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That seems intuitive: after contracting a deadly disease, a sudden escalation of large bills demanded of people who wont be able to pay them sounds like the polar opposite of healing. Susan G. Komen of SWFL found 30 percent of those with breast cancer were uninsured, according to its recent survey of 500 people in the region. The survey also showed the biggest reason patients failed to enter or follow through with the continuum of care (for breast cancer), were, in order: Money, lack of insurance, lack of time, painful exams and worry about radiation. As one woman put it, Its a pain in the ass, a preliminary version of the report reads. The American Cancer Society compared the number of uninsured women who had a mammogram considered the single biggest preventative measure along with selfexamination to their counterparts with private insurance. It cited a 2005/2006 study, which found about 75 percent of women age 40 to 64 with private insurance received a mammogram in the last two years, while only 38 percent of their uninsured counterparts had one. At every level of education, individuals with health insurance are about twice as likely as those without health insurance to have had mammography, reads the ACSs analysis. In a 1999-2005 study cited by the ACS, about 89 percent of women with private insurance survived breast cancer for at least five years versus 77 percent of the uninsured, and about 75 percent of those insured by Medicare. UnderinsuredEven many patients who do have health insurance find financing a fight against breast cancer too costly to continue, according to Long-term Impact through the Gift of Hope and Treatment or LIGHT of Southwest Florida. The nonprofit received a Komen grant of almost $15,000 last year. It gets funding and coordinates treatment for people with cancer of all kinds who have insurance but cant afford co-pays and deductibles. A lot of these people lose their battles with cancer and we dont want them to lose it because they dont have money, says LIGHTs treasurer, Chick Carruso. She negotiates with the billing departments of insurance companies, medical groups or doctors offices to save money. A patient trying to do that on their own would mostly likely get a flat denial, she said. Health care organizations will sometimes split the cost 50/50 if she pleads her case, Ms. Carruso says, and private doctors are sometimes even more generous. Its amazing how many individual doctors will say, Its a wash. Ill eat the whole thing, she says. Her rule: If a bill is $101 or more, she will try to negotiate a better price. I realize the insurance company is a business, she says. And we are also, but we think with our hearts first. Because of LIGHT, Ms. Bergdall was able to follow through with an outpatient surgery to remove a malignant tumor in her breast. They really helped by paying the things that were going to be very hard for me to do, the co-pay, the 20 percent up to a certain amount, she says. That added up. It always exceeds the insurance, it seems. Ms. Bergdall works at Bell Tower Shops, where shes a hostess at Blue Pointe Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill. When it comes to funding her treatment, she has been more successful in some areas than others. She and her husband are on early Social Security at 62. Even so, she says, they need help to make monthly payments on lingering medical bills, including a nearly $3,000 co-pay for an MRI that cost about $4,500. She also contacted Pfizer, the company that makes a drug doctors prescribed to keep her cancer free, which blocks estrogen. Based on her financial situation, the company agreed to pay for her supply of the medication. Even with LIGHTs help, she barely met deadlines for tests and procedures that leave her with a clean bill of health as of the middle of last year. Around the same time she finished her radiation treatments and surgery, her former insurance company priced her out of a plan, forcing her to scramble to find a different insurer. She was able to get health insurance from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida in the mid $200 range, after her former company quoted her a monthly premium of more than $900. Thats their way of saying, We dont want you, Ms. Bergdall says. They would write a policy, they wouldnt deny me, but when you say $900-something a month, thats as good as canceled.Good newsJoan Alexander, who lives in Port Charlotte, says her first course of action would have been a trip to the emergency room if the Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic wouldnt have been able to pay for her biopsy. Andes clinic was able to use a Komen grant last year of about $31,000 for screenings such as mammography and biopsies for around 200 patients. Its very gratifying to know that out of (those patients) we picked up two with early breast cancers, and its so rewarding to know those patients havent fallen through the cracks, says Dr. Eusebio Gonzales, clinic operations manager. We essentially saved their lives. Thats the way we look at it. Peggy Mankiewich, director of nursing, adds, I think also were able to provide the moral support. Its something that hits them right in the face, a diagnosis like that. A grandmother of three, Ms. Alexander is a certified nurses assistant, but has no health insurance and lives paycheck to paycheck. She grew up in Jamaica, and lived in Queens, N.Y, before moving to Florida in the mid1990s, in part so her children could have a bigger yard. Although doctors in the past have instructed her to get annual mammograms, especially since shes found benign lumps in her chest before, the Andes Clinic encouraged her to have the screening done last year. I went in and they were asking us if wed had a mammogram, all the ladies that came in, because they said they got a grant for mammograms, she says. So I went for a mammogram. And they found something they had to do a biopsy on to make sure that it was nothing, you know? And when you get this kind of news youre kind of like, Whats going on, whats going on? But I tried to think positive. When the doctor called me back again, I was like, OK, do I want to hear what he has to say, or not? But you have to know. He said, Joan, we have good news. It was nothing. And I was like Oh, thank God. DR. GONZALES DR. MANKIEWICH >> One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime >> About $8.1 billion is spent in the U.S. each year to ght breast cancer >> 2006 breast cancer mortality rates: Collier County: 14 percent Lee County: 18 percent Charlotte County: 24 percent >> Facts about women with breast cancer in Southwest Florida based on 500 local anonymous surveys. 30 percent had no health insurance 71 percent had received a mammogram in their lifetime 12 percent of those who had not received a mammogram in their lifetime were over the age of 40. Source: Susan G. Komen of SWFL >> Percentages of U.S. women age 40 to 64 who received a mammogram in the last two years: 74.5 percent of those with private health insurance 56.1 percent with Medicaid insurance 38.1 percent of the uninsured Source: The American Cancer Society, from reports in 2005-06 >> Mortality rates based on race for breast cancer patients in Florida from 2003 to 2007: African-American: 29.7 percent White: 21.3 percent Hispanic: 16.5 percent Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by the numbers Susan G. Komen of SWFL has awarded about $4.5 million since 2002

PAGE 10 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 Imagine being able to spend 24 hours a day with your best friend, companion and confidant. For the Collier County Sheriffs Office, K-9 officers are all that as well as highly trained and valuable partners in enforcing the law and protecting the public. The CCSOs nine K-9 officers assist road deputies, sniff out drugs or bombs depending on their training, track fugitives and aid in searches for missing and lost elderly people and children. The K-9 unit is a vital part of our agency, says Sheriff Kevin Rambosk. Whether these dogs and their handlers are tracking a suspect, helping us find a missing person or leading us to the location of illegal narcotics, they are helping us keep Collier County safe. In 1999, Det. Dan Muhlhahn donated his chocolate Labrador retriever to the departments new drug interdiction K-9 unit. Woody was the first K-9 officer dedicated fulltime to the unit, which assists narcotic investigators with search warrants and also assists U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, customs and postal officials in Collier County. Prior to K-9 Woody, CCSO officers sometimes had to call for dogs from offduty sheriffs officers and other sources such as the Florida Highway Patrol. In his first six weeks on the job, Woody seized more than $45,000 in drug money, along with narcotics and vehicles. He remained on duty until June 2006. In that same month, Det. Muhlhahn donated Dewey, Woodys son, to the CCSO K-9 unit. Just like his father, Dewey has had a very successful law-enforcement career. One of K-9 Deweys first accomplishments was assisting detectives investigating a drug trafficker with ties to a Mexican cartel. Detectives spent hundreds of hours working the case, and put the final piece in place when he alerted investigators to the drug traffickers vehicle. In that particular seizure, two kilos of cocaine were found, Det. Muhlhahn says. Deweys actions provided hard evidence needed to convict the drug trafficker to 30 years in prison, he says, adding Dewey continues to assist Collier County detectives and other agencies in drug suppression efforts.Everyday dangers on dutyThe jobs of the K-9 dogs are serious. In dangerous situations where criminals often have the upper hand, lives can be at stake. Public safety is the collective goal of all officers, including the dogs, which can mean paying the ultimate price. In Lee County recently, a K-9 was killed by a robber fleeing the scene of an armed robbery. Another K-9 was struck by a moving vehicle during the same incident and was forced into retirement because of his injuries. I always worry about the possibility of being involved in a car crash or a dangerous situation where my dog might be injured, Det. Muhlhahn says.Top dogs take a bite out of crime in Collier County BY KELLY MERRITT AND KATIE SARTORISSpecial to Florida Weekly xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Officer William Gifford and Bandit DEWEYSEE K9, A11 Cpl. Raul Roman and KasperDENNIS GOODMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY


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PAGE 12 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA12 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 Fashion Show, Lunch, Gifts, Prizes, Shopping!FASHION SHOW &LUNCHEONFRIDAY, MARCH 18 122:30PM SHELL POINT AUDITORIUM Shell Point is located in Fort Myers, Florida, along the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway. Shell Point. All rights reserved. SLS-1762-11 15101 Shell Point Blvd., Fort Myers, Florida 33908 1-800-780-1131 (239) 466-1131 A nonprofit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc. Join us for a delightful luncheon in an enchanting setting where fashion and whimsy meet while previewing the latest Spring and Summer fashions from your favorite Bell Tower Shops! Youre InvitedTickets are required and are available for $35 by calling (239) 454-2152. Group seating available.Enchanted Garden Enchanted Garden An An Spring arrives lightly this year and enters through an enchanted secret garden brimming with visual delights.SPRING FASHION SHOW andLUNCHEONFRIDAY, MARCH 18 122:30PM SHELL POINT AUDITORIUM The 33rd annual Naples St. Patricks Day Parade is set for Saturday, March 12. The Southwest Florida Harp & Thistle Band, the Champion Supreme Pipe Band of the Southern United States Pipe Band Association, will start the festivities with a performance at the 17th annual flag-raising ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at The Dock at Crayton Cove. The band also leads the way when the parade steps out at 10 a.m. and wends its way along a 1.8-mile route through Old Naples. Nearly 40,000 people are expected to line the streets for the show. Other parade units include the Lee County Pipes & Drums Band; the Manhattan College Pipes & Drums Band, directly from the campus in the Riverdale section of the Bronx; the Norwood Colonial Boys, a fife and drum band from Norwood, Mass.; the Paradise Coastmen Barbership Chorus; the Celtic Spirit School of Irish Dance in Naples and Marco Island; the Tir Na Nog Academy of Irish Dance in Naples; and the Kellyn Celtic Arts Irish Dance Academy in Fort Myers. Patrick Nolan of Fox4 News is this years grand marshal, and Naples resident Jack Dempsey will serve as the parades official St. Patrick, as he has done for the past 15 years. The Naples St. Patrick Foundation funds, organizes and sponsors the parade every year. Several pre-parade fundraisers help raise money to continue the tradition, as does parking for $5 on parade day in the vacant lot at Goodlette Road and Fifth Avenue South. For more information, visit or e-mail James McEvoy, president of the Naples St. Patrick Foundation, at All eyes are smiling as parade day approaches CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe eighth annual St. Patricks Day Parade Pub Crawl on March 4 helped raise money to ensure the parade tradition continues. 1. Morgan French, Little Miss Smiling irish Eyes 2011, with members of the Southwest Florida Harp & Thistle Band 2. Steve and Elaine DePaulo 3. Joe and Janet St. Jean 4. Vicki Weidle and Kim Heaslip1 2 3 4


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WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 A19 NewOpportunitiesatShell PointThe public is invited and many of these events are FREE! Seriesexp l ore imagine play create laugh inspire learnShell Points Life Enrichment Series offers the opportunity to discover new things about yourself and the world you live in. March EventsPurdue Glee ClubMarch 15 at 2:15pm and 7:15pm The Island at Shell PointPurdue Glee Club will offer afternoon and evening performances under the direction of Dr. Bill Griffel, with one-of-a-kind arrangements that show unparalleled showmanship. Tickets are required and are $10 each. Call (239) 454-2147 for ticket information. Learn about Special Discounts at Shell Point Tour & PresentationMarch 15, 23, and 29 at 10am Join us for a group presentation about the incredible incentives and discounts currently available at Shell Point followed by a narrated bus tour of the community. Light refreshments. Space is limited. Call (239) 466-1131 to reserve your place.An Enchanted Garden Fashion Show & Luncheon March 18 at Noon The Island at Shell PointSpring arrives lightly this year and enters through a secret garden brimming with delights. Enjoy a variety of fashions as the annual Shell Point Fashion Show takes place to celebrate the latest trends for spring. Call 454-2152 to purchase tickets for $35.The Four FreshmenMarch 24 at 7:30pm The Island at Shell PointThe Four Freshmen will take us back to the good old days with a vocal harmony like no other featuring a splash of swing and a whole lot of fun. These consummate entertainers offer lively blended arrangements combined with audience pleasing charisma and humor. Tickets are required and are $35 each. Call (239) 454-2067 to purchase tickets.Sanibel BIG ARTS Band March 28 at 7pm The Island at Shell PointThis band features 35-member musicians on utes, drums, saxophone, clarinets, and tubas. The performance specializes in show tunes, marches, and patriotic pieces; and members are from Sanibel, Cape Coral, and Fort Myers. Tickets are free but limited. Reserve yours by calling (239) 454-2054.Caregivers and Cupcakes March 31 at 2pm The Woodlands at Shell PointShell Point Retirement Community is partnering with the Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimers Resource Center to host a special event for family caregivers. Come enjoy an afternoon of mixing and mingling while enjoying delectable desserts. RSVPs are required, please call 239-437-3007 to reserve your space. Ask about Free Boat Dockage for Life! FREE! (239) 466-1131 www.shellpoint.orgShell Point is a non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missi onary Alliance Foundation 2011 Shell Point. All rights reserved. SLS-1758 -11Shell Point is located in Fort Myers, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway. FREE! FREE!Golden Gate goes back to the wild, wild West for its 27th annual Frontier Days festival, Thursday through Sunday, March 10-13. Hosted and manned by volunteers from the Golden Gate Area Civic Association, Golden Gate Estates Area Civic Association, Golden Gate Kiwanis Club, Naples Nites Lions Club, Collier Rotary Club and the Golden Gate Community Center, the festival takes place on the grounds at the Golden Gate Community Center. The fun is from 6 p.m. to midnight Thursday, with unlimited rides for $15 per person. Friday hours are also 6 p.m. to midnight; Saturday, 3 p.m. to midnight; and Sunday, 3-10 p.m. Friday is Country Night, with live musical entertainment by Night Sounds and DJ Diuvany Flores from 6-11 p.m. The Golden Gate Frontier Days Parade steps out at 2 p.m. Saturday from St. John Neumann High School and moves east down Golden Gate Parkway to the community center. The midway opens at 3 p.m. Saturday, which is Latin Day. The evenings entertainment will be by Con Junto Caf from 7-9 p.m. and the Azteca Dancers at 9:30 p.m. Sunday is Family Fun Day, with oneprice wristbands for rides and a variety of family activities. Golden Gate celebrates Frontier DaysNine historic homes and buildings in Everglades City will open their doors to visitors from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, March 12. The Everglades Society for Historic Preservation sponsors the tour. Tickets for $20 include a booklet with a map and information. The booklet serves as the ticket and allows entry to all nine homes and buildings on the tour at the ticketholders pace. Registration is on the circle in McLeod Park, across the street from City Hall. Also in McLeod Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, local artists will sell their jewelry, paintings, photographs, books and more at Art in the Glades. A bake sale and live music will be part of the fun as well. Call 695-0333 or 695-2905 or visit for more information. Everglades City has home tours and art showCOURTESY PHOTO The Bank of Everglades Building


North Naples United Methodist Church hosts its inaugural Faith For The Future gala dinner and auction Saturday, March 19, at the Hilton Naples. Soloists Peggy Ryba and Dan Lamey will entertain, and auction items will include fine art, vacations, jewelry, gift baskets and gift certificates for restaurants, spa treatments and golf. Tickets are $75 per person. For information or reservations, call Kim Friedman at 354-0722. Methodist church plans first gala NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 Men in Black Another Bright Idea!Now thats A Cool Idea! Cools up to 2800 sq.ft. Solar Solutions 239-466-8605 Theres a better way to keep cool in your atticInstall a SolarStarAttic FanOnly $525 10 Watt FanInstalled Shingle Roof Only Expires Mar. 31, 2011& Stop Living in the Dark!Bring sunlight into dark bathrooms, kitchens & halls! We specialize in tile roofs! Innovation in Daylighting LOL! I cant believe you wore that in public! Stop laughing!I couldnt see what I was putting on! 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! 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 Scientist, government agent and entrepreneur John Fishwick will discuss Critical Thinking and Effective Reasoning when the Naples Branch of the English Speaking Union meets at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Mr. Fishwick maintains that sound logic applied to valid information leads to making the correct decisions. He will discuss how this positivistic position counters much of the political speech from elected officials and distortions presented by commercial advertisers. During the 1950s, Mr. Fishwick was educated as a scientist in Great Britain and was then trained by British intelligence in Russian language and culture. Following employment with British intelligence he moved to North America, first as a field geologist in Canada and then as an agent of the U.S. government. He began a hi-tech materials company that he still manages. Wine and light refreshments will follow the presentation. The public is welcome. Admission is $15 (waived for potential new members and first-time guests of ESU members). For more information, call Karen Lannan at 434-2440 or e-mail The ESU is an international organization whose mission is to promote scholarship and the advancement of knowledge through the effective use of English. ESU will hear from former government agent Barbara Schwartz, left, won a $50 game and split the final coverall game to win another $125 at a recent Monday Night Bingo at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive. Congratulating Ms. Schwartz on her winnings is JCMI volunteer Bert Posner. In the photo above, Sylvia Bator holds up her winnings from two $20 games. Doors open every Monday at 5:30 p.m. Free kosher hot dogs are served on the first and third Mondays; salami sandwiches are served on the second and fourth Mondays. The JCMI is at 991 Winterberry Drive. For more information, call 642-0800.COURTESY PHOTOS


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 A23 UP TO12 MONTHS SAME AS CASH FINANCING*A NEW TRANE/LENNOX AC SYSTEM$3,500 OFF 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. www.LightingFirst.usGreat Selection, Great Prices available at: Making a selection is as easy as the Tommy Bahama lifestyle. 8595 Collier Blvd., Suite 110 Naples, FL 34114Located at the intersection of Rattlesnake Hammock Road and Collier Blvd. in the Publix Shopping Plaza. Wellness Exams Preventive Care Parasite Control heartworm and ea medications Vaccines plans tailored to individual pets General surgery and hospitalization Dentistry Digital Radiology On-site laboratory for screening tests Off-site laboratory for advanced testingServices: (239) 417-8338 NOW OPEN Laura Bush, the former first lady of the United States, will be the guest of honor at the inaugural Presidents Lecture Series sponsored by the Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation. Mrs. Bush, whose husband George W. Bush served from 2001-2009, will speak at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at FGCUs Alico Arena. The series is made possible with the generous assistance and support of the Hon. Francis and Kathleen Rooney, according to Wilson Bradshaw, president of the university. A few years ago, the University Lecture Series brought Maya Angelou, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Gen. Colin Powell to our community, Dr. Bradshaw says. I am pleased that FGCU will again bring national and international leaders to Southwest Florida under the new Presidents Lecture Series. Former first lady will inaugurate FGCU Presidents Lecture SeriesMembers and guests of the League of Women Voters of Collier County will hear about The State of Civic Awareness and Participation at a meeting beginning at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 14, at the Hilton Naples. Attendance is free; an optional luncheon beginning at 11:45 a.m. is $20 for league members and $25 for others. Guest speakers are Jeff Allbritten, president of Edison State College-Collier Campus; Terry Busson, chair of the Public Affairs Department at FGCU; and Robert Lee, Florida State University graduate faculty member and former Naples city manager. Luncheon reservations should be made by 5 p.m. March 10 by calling 2634656 or visiting www.lwvcolliercounty. org. League of Women Voters hosts panel discussion on civic awareness Laura Bush >>What: Former First Lady Laura Bush at the FGCU Presidents Lecture Series >>When: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6 >>Where: Alico Arena >>Cost: Free. Tickets available only at the arena box of ce from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. beginning Saturday, March 12. >>Info: Limit of two tickets per person, no exceptions. No phone or online orders. >>Info: 590-7145 or in the know SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY At Physicians Regional, were pleased to welcome James A. Hadley, M.D., board certified otolaryngologist, to our team of specialists. A former professor with 27 years experience in otolaryngology, Dr. Hadley provides comprehensive diagnosis and care of ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders, including surgical and nonsurgical treatment of sinus, nasal and sleep disorders. In addition, he specializes in pediatric ENT, including ear infections, tonsil and adenoid disorders, sinusitis and allergy problems.


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e Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida is Growing.Due to the increasing need for specialized pediatric services in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties, we are responding. A new state-of-the-art facility will be constructed at HealthPark Medical Center in South Fort Myers. Our new Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida will house 148 beds and all of the ancillary specialty services to treat the most critically ill children and their families. Please join us as we embark on this amazing journey of hope and care for the children of Southwest Florida. For more information on how you can help save a childs life, please call239-343-6950, or visit Wind Mitigation Home InspectionDont Keep Giving Your Money to the Insurance & Electric Companies!Inspection completed by: Gadoury & Gadoury & Associates, Inc. CGC019309Call For a Free Home Energy Savings Consultation!1-800-598-7506 WEST COASTSOLUTIONS, INC.REMODELING HURRICANE PROTECTION RESTORATION Windows Entry Doors Sliding Glass Doors Attic Insulation Lanai Enclosures Crown Moulding and Trim Hurricane Protection Chaos to ClarityOne Yoga One Life.Expansion of Being workshops After giving up I tried once more. Water Yoga worked for me. M. J. 2010Happy Healthy Powerful Fearless WaterYoga.orgFree Consultation 941.504.2816 Healing Where Others Failed 30 Day Life Transformation NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 The Naples Preserve and Eco-Center presents free nature talks at 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Visitors are welcome to explore the boardwalk after the lecture. Heres whats ahead: March 15: Dave Addison of the Nature Conservancy of Southwest Florida will discuss sea turtles. March 22: Joanna Fitzgerald of The Nature Conservancy of Southwest Florida will update visitors about wildlife rehabilitation efforts at the conservancy. March 29: Sally Stein of Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary will give a presentation about the famous wood storks of Corkscrew Swamp. The Naples Preserve and Eco-Center is at 1690 Tamiami Trail N. For more information, call 261-4290. Free talks are also presented at the Naples Pier from 1-2 p.m. every Thursday. Upcoming topics are: March 17: Brown pelicans March 24: Brown widow spiders March 31: American oysters In the learning center at Barefoot Beach, free presentations take place from 10-11 a.m. every Saturday: March 12: Of Time and Place: Native Plants and Native Peoples by Nancy Olson March 19: Southwest Florida shells by Jose Leal March 26: Snakes of Southwest Florida by David Tetzlaff Simply show up for free nature talksKeep Collier Beautiful needs volunteers to sign up for the 21st annual Bay Days Cleanup throughout Collier County. The community-wide effort along beaches and waterways takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 9. Supply/cleanup sites include: Delnor Wiggins Pass Sate Park, Vanderbilt Beach, Clam Pass, Lowdermilk Park, Naples Pier, Bayview Park, Rookery Bay area, Tiger Tail Beach and Golden Gate canals. Wear a hat, sunscreen and shoes that can get wet. Simply show up if you can pitch in. If you can gather together a group of 10 or more, e-mail or call 580-8319 to register for supplies including garbage bags, gloves, bottled water and T-shirts (while they last). Pitch in for 21st annual Bay Days CleanupThe Naples Orchid Society awards scholarships to students pursuing botany, conservation or environmental science as part of its mission to promote the appreciation and cultivation of orchids and the preservation of native orchids.The newest students who win $1,000 each are John McCormick and Haleigh Ray, both of Illinois College in Jacksonville, Ill. This summer they will monitor and survey native epiphytic orchids in the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge for infection of scale insects and will identify the scale insects to genus.For more information, call 403-7155 or visit Orchid society awards scholarshipsCOURTESY PHOTO

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PAGE 33 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA34 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 HEALTHY LIVING Vein Center opens at Physicians RegionalThe Vein Center at Physicians Regional has opened on the Pine Ridge campus of Physicians Regional Healthcare System. The Vein Center team includes cardiologists Richard Gelb and Julian Javier and vascular surgeon Argyrios Tzilinis. The center has four private suites two for patient evaluations, consultations and follow-ups, and two for procedures including: Laser and radiofrequency ablation to seal leaky veins and improve circulation and appearance; Microphelebectomy to remove varicose veins; Ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy to inject varicose veins with a liquid solution that causes them to dissolve; and Sclerotherapy, a non-surgical procedure in which a solution is injected into spider veins. Symptoms of venous insufficiency or venous disease include leg pain, heaviness, tenderness along a vein, burning, numbness, restlessness, night cramps, edema or swelling, skin changes or discoloration and ulcers. For more information about The Vein Center at Physicians Regional-Pine Ridge, call 304-4900. Parkinson group has programsThe Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida provides several regular programs and services for those who have Parkinsons disease and their caregivers. Free dance classes: 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Fleischman Park. Support group meetings: 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Bentley Village; 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at PASFl headquarters, 2950 Tamiami Trail N. Free and open to the public. Also coming up: The 13th annual Educational Symposium: Noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Guest speaker is Dr. Robert Hauser, professor of neurology at the University of South Florida. Cost is $15. RSVP by March 23. For more information about any of the above, and to make reservations for the symposium, call 417-3465. Cancer alliance has scholarships for local studentsGraduating seniors of Collier County high schools who are cancer survivors or who have a parent or sibling with cancer are invited to apply for a scholarship from the Cancer Alliance of Naples and Kidscan, kids helping kids with cancer. Application deadline is March 15. For more information, call 643-4673. To download an application, visit www.cancerallianceofnaples and click on KIDSCAN. TO YOUR HEALTH STRAIGHT TALK People might not agree about much these days, but here is a statement on which there is near universal agreement: Its all about the children. Theres nothing more important to our society than providing a positive future for our children. This message has come through loud and clear to me twice in recent weeks: first, at the 11th annual Naples Winter Wine Festival, which raised $12 million for the kids, and then at the 50-year birthday celebration for Fun Time Early Childhood Academy, which does such a wonderful job with our communitys preschool children. That same message about the importance of serving our children is a constant priority at NCH, where we will soon offer dedicated pediatrics ER services to complement our refurbished outpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Center. At the most recent Department of Pediatrics meeting, chairman Dr. Todd Vedder and Dr. John Lewis, chairman of our Emergency Department, jointly introduced Dr. Pia Myers as the first director of our Pediatric Emergency Department. Dr. Myers trained and cares for children at the University of Florida and at Shands Jacksonville and Wolfson Childrens Hospital, also in Jacksonville. I had the pleasure of hearing her discuss the ambitious plans to enhance NCHs pediatric emergency capability, so that children and their families in Collier County can enjoy a safer, more comforting experience right here at home. We currently care for about 110 children in our Pediatric Rehabilitation Center. Under Karen Judd, rehabilitation director, we have four physical therapists, one assistant, three speech therapists, two occupational therapists and one professional each in Immokalee, Bonita, Marco and at the downtown Briggs Center all for the kids. At a ceremony for the new space for childrens therapy services at Greentree, Dr. Vedder praised the quality, dedication and commitment of the therapists that staff Greentree, as well as their satellite offices in Immokalee, Bonita and downtown. These are also the therapists who provide inpatient care to our hospitalized children and neonates. This fully integrated team helps children like 4-year-old Zane, who has cerebral palsy. Certified speech pathologist Lauren Rusnik and physical therapist Deborah Flanagan-Thornton work with Zane to help him learn to use his abdominals and ribcage muscles to have longer, louder sentences, and use his core more effectively to sit and stand with less support, and to reach and walk with greater control and efficiency. Walking, reaching for a crayon or spoon and balancing for muscle coordination to support his body are additional examples of how the team at Greentree works with Zane. Ms. Rusnik and Ms. Flanagan-Thornton agree that helping a child gain independence is the most rewarding aspect of their work. Outpatient pediatrics rehab supports this NCH continuum of childcare. Occupational therapist Charry Taylor works in our neonatal ICU. With more than 20 years of experience, she ably and immediately treats patients from early diagnoses be it Down syndrome, developmental delay or oral-motor feeding difficulties all the way through to outpatient care. Ms. Taylor says her work is very fulfilling to watch a child progress and make an impact in the childs life and the life of the family is extremely meaningful to me. She adds that the children she treats are very much our future and shouldnt be excluded or overlooked because of any disability or limitations they face. I couldnt have expressed the NCH commitment to local childrens health care any more profoundly. NCH bolsters its commitment to serving children allenWEISS might not be the bully of the gym after allMRSAA sweat-drenched treadmill seems a likely haven for germs to set up housekeeping, including the dangerous antibiotic-resistant bug MRSA. This is one of the reasons why most fitness centers sanitize equipment and supply members with antibacterial wipes. But these aggressive cleaning policies may not actually be necessary to prevent the spread of the community-acquired form of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, according to a new University of Florida study published in the American Journal of Infection Control. UF researchers found no trace of MRSA on fitness equipment or even floor mats in three community gyms, where they collected samples. This finding supports the notion that MRSA may be more likely to pass from skin to skin than from surfaces to skin, says Dr. Kathleen Ryan, a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics in the UF College of Medicine. We have an increasing incidence of MRSA in the community, and we are looking for the sources of infection, Dr. Ryan said. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYRYAN COURTESY PHOTO SEE MSRA, A35


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The community-acquired form of MRSA accounts for about 14 percent of cases, and children and athletes are more likely than most people to become infected, according to the CDC. The researchers tested 240 samples collected from equipment housed in three area gyms, including a university gym, a community fitness center and a high school gym. They swabbed the equipment at different intervals, capturing samples on places people are more likely to touch, such as handles. They specifically looked at cardio machines, barbells, benches and weight machines. All the gyms have a high user rate, Dr. Ryan said. If (MRSA) had been there we believe we would have found it. People have almost gotten to the point where they dont want to touch anything anymore. I think we can relax a little. I dont think we need to feel like everything we touch is some bad thing that is going to give us disease. While the study provides reassurance that some surfaces and areas may not harbor the high levels of contamination that people imagine, Dr. Aaron Milstone, of Johns Hopkins University, cautions that more sensitive testing measures may reveal lower levels of MRSA contamination on gym surfaces. It is another provocative piece of the puzzle in the role the environment plays in the transmission of Staph aureus between people, said Dr. Milstone, an assistant professor of pediatric infectious diseases and a hospital epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins Childrens Center, who was not associated with study. The researchers say more testing is needed to confirm the findings, and they are now investigating surfaces in child-care settings to see if they detect MRSA. MSRAFrom page A34 COURTESY PHOTO Theresa Norton of Driftwood Garden Centers helps a Lighthouse of Collier visitor with his herb container garden. Center holds classes, activities to help visually impairedLighthouse of Collier Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss offers two classes for those who are going blind or having vision loss. Daily Living Skills, for those who have recently been diagnosed with macular degeneration, cataracts, tunnel vision and other conditions, will be taught from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, March 14-May 17. Participants will learn skills for safe, independent navigation at home, work or in the community, as well as how to read tactile medication labels, cook, identify money and more. Part of the class also teaches the use of assistive technology such as large-print displays and talking computers. Coping with Vision Loss will be taught from 10 a.m. to noon and also from 1-3 p.m. Thursdays, March 17-June 23. This class will help those facing vision loss or impairment gain confidence that they can live healthy, productive lives. Seating is limited for both classes, which are taught at Lighthouse of Collier headquarters, 242 Bayfront Place. Lighthouse of Collier also conducts a monthly activity especially for children and teens who are visually impaired or blind. The February activity involved a trip to Driftwood Garden Center, where kids created their own sensory gardens of herbs with help from Theresa Norton. Parents or guardians of blind or visually impaired children are encouraged to call for information about upcoming activities. In addition, Lighthouse of Collier has magnifiers and optical character readers available to the public for evaluation from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For class reservations or for more information, call 430-3934 or visit www. Type O blood in demandCommunity Blood Centers in Collier and southern Lee counties has put out the call for types O-positive and O-negative blood. Donors are urged to visit CBC donation centers or the bloodmobile to help replenish supplies. In Naples, the blood center is at 311 Ninth St. N. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Call 436-5455. The Bonita Springs center is at 9170 Bonita Beach Road. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday. Call 495-1138. For a complete list of times and locations for the bloodmobile, visit www. HEALTH NEWS

PAGE 35 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA36 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 NO RAIN, BUT CATS AND DOGS GALORE Young and old, people and pets (some animals needing permanent homes) gathered at For Footed Friends to celebrate the stores third anniversary and to learn about proper nutrition and dietary needs for canines and cats at the annual For Footed Friends Food Fair.HELEN CATLIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Indie and Rio, Great Pyrenees showdogs owned by Chad and Sue Dunn Sharon Norgart with her best friend, Bows Marco, a King Cavalier spaniel owned by Barbara England Emma in the arms of Stephanie Norgart Angel and her owner, Eloisa Palau Alison came with her owner, Bob DiCicco Christopher and Kat Sullivan from Brigids Crossing Cat Sanctuary Mary Ann Green and her buddy, Duncan Karen Hill of Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue holds Blinky, a one-eyed cat Mar y Ann Green a nd her budd y, y y y y Du nc an Volcano meets Kiss (and gets a kiss) Magnus Joslin with adoptable kitties Blinky and Pansy Priss from Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue


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A newly moved cat will learn to accept the territory he has been offered, and if the outdoors isnt part of it, he wont miss it as much. Above all, dont rush your cat through a move. Confinement during the transition is also good for avoiding behavior problems that might pop up with the stress of moving. By limiting your cats options to the litter box and the scratching post in his small safe room, he will quickly redevelop the good habits he had in your old home. BY DR. MARTY BECKER and GINA SPADAFORI__________________________Special To Florida Weekly Simple, safe steps for moving with a catstress of seeing people tromping around his house with the family belongings. Confining your cat also prevents him from slipping outside, which is a danger at both the old and the new home. A frightened cat may be hard to locate on the day of the move if you dont make sure hes somewhere that you can put your hands on him. When you get to your new home, leave the carrier with its door open in the safe room. Close the door to the room and leave him be while you unpack. Coaxing him out of the carrier with treats and praise is fine, but let him choose when and how much of the safe room he wants to explore. Never drag him out youll upset your cat, and you might get scratched or bitten. A couple of days after youve unpacked and things have settled down, open the door to the safe room so your cat can One of the most pervasive myths about cats is that they care more about places than people. Its true that cats are territorial and will seek out familiar places when stressed, which is why they sometimes attempt to return to their old homes when moved. But theyll be much happier going where you go if you take steps to ease their transition from one home to another. While youll never manage a stressfree move for either yourself or your cat, you can make the best of the situation by keeping your pet secure before, during and after the move, and then by allowing your pet to gradually adapt to his new surroundings. The best way to move your cat is to confine him to a safe room before and after the m ove, and to transport him from one house to another in a secure carrier. The ideal safe room is a spare bedroom or bathroom where your cat isnt going to be disturbed, and where he can be outfitted with food and water, a litter box, a scratching post and toys. Dont feel bad about confining your pet. Hell be more relaxed in a small space where he wont be subjected to the PET TALES On the move While cats dont like change, theyll handle a move better if secured away from the activity. COURTESY PHOTO Pets of the Week >> Betty is an 8-month-old pointer and American foxhound mix. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 NEWS A39 FREE car wash for all north-bound cars Fuel prices are rising daily! Lock in your rate TODAY! Oh dear, oh dear: I shall be too late.... White Rabbit, in Lewis Carrolls Alices Adventures in Wonderland High in the sky as the moons left eye.... If you look and shes not running for you, half close your eyes and youll see her I assure you. Angelo Branduardi, The Hare in the Moon First, catch your hare. Cut into little pieces, lard them here and there. Hannah Glasse, Art of Cookery, recipe for jugged hare And if you go chasing rabbits... Jefferson Airplane, White RabbitLosar is the celebration of New Year in Tibet. It is the time of the spring new moon, the first thaw, a new warming, a new beginning. And 2011 is the year of the female iron rabbit, generally considered to be the most fortunate of all possible years. This is in sublime contrast to the prophecies of the Mayans, the Hopis, Nostradamus, and others regarding the year following, 2012. It seems that, due to polar shift, asteroid collision, and violent solar activity, there is coming to the reality near you earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, droughts, and other myriad conflagration and perpetration. Perhaps it will be the end of time and space as we know it. This pirate is looking at 2011 as a kind of opening act. You know, like the hack magician who comes on stage before the run-a-way audience settles into looking. And there he is: pulling a rabbit out of a hat. Perhaps it is a lop-eared bunny and a silk top hat. Or maybe its a March hare, pulled out of a fez or a beret. Or maybe its a white rabbit pulled out of the shadowy moon seas by an imagining audience. Who can know? The rabbit hopes it does not turn out to be jugged hare. Civet de lierre is whole bunny, cut into little pieces, cooked in wine and berries in a jug set into a pan of water. It is served up with hares blood and port wine. This dish is not kosher. No wonder a carpe-diem sentiment characterizes the oddly frenzied mating season of hares. This season, which lasts from February until September, birthed the expression mad as a March hare. During this mating season, the hares randomly box and thump and jump into the vertical. There is no predicting their behavior. Their unusual kinetic skulls, jointed even into adulthood, are clearly advantageous evolutionary deviation. Better than iron corsets. We are familiar with the singular March Hare who appears in Lewis Carrolls Alices Adventures In Wonderland. He has straw on his head, the visual signature of his madly excitable and unpredictable nature. He is foil for, in stark contrast to, White Rabbit, brandisher of watch, logical and straight, always late. Lagomorph manifests in various guises. And in various locations. The moon rabbit can also be seen going deep into earth, down the rabbit hole. Rabbit hole is an expression used in ARGs Alternate Reality Games for the initial clue found which brings the player into the play world. This interactive situation uses the real world as a platform to tell a story that is affected by players actions and ideas. The game creators, called puppet masters, both aid and frustrate players. The prevailing attitude is one of TINAG, an acronym for this is not a game. The play of clues occurs in the mainstream of everyday life, not separated from ordinary, non-game experience. The distinction between game and life appears both real and illusory, like rabbits that emerge from a matrix of hats and holes and sky. Three Hares is a symbol which features three hares running after each other in a circle. Three rabbit ears meet in the center of the circle. Each ear is shared by two rabbits. So each rabbit, when seen individually, seems correctly complete. But when one tries to see more than one rabbit, there is a problem. Clarity evaporates into confusion. It is a strange loop. The three-fold rotational symmetry of this design is amazingly non-sectarian. The symbol has been used in diverse contexts: Buddhist, Christian, Islamic, Judaic, pagan. The meaning of the image emerges magically, imputed in the glow of shifting musings. Amazing show. Price of admission: Pay attention. 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. 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BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUS INESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011Jeb Bush is backFormer governor launches Town Hall series on Marco, and more business events. B9-11 Building in flexibilityLondon Bay Homes incorporates buyer options into its plans in Mediterra neighborhood. B13 Leadership Collier is accepting applications for the 2011-12 class. Founded by the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce in 1988, Leadership Collier is designed to develop a network of informed citizens prepared to assume leadership roles in the local community. Its mission is to build a broad-based network of people who enhance their leadership abilities and skills through continuing education, shared perspectives and community involvement, and enable them to work toward solutions in the public interest. The primary objective is to educate local business leaders about the societal and economic challenges facing the community today. The nine-month program begins in September and includes 10 full-day sessions throughout the class year, beginning with an overnight retreat in September and ending with graduation in the spriing. Participants experience one to two full-day sessions each month focusing on human services, government, education, health care, agriculture, growth management, arts, the mdedia, law enforcement, commerce and the environment. Applicants should have proven leadership skills and decision-making responsibilities in their organization. The Leadership Collier Foundation, established in 2004, encompasses Leadership Collier, GAIN (Growing Associates in Naples), Youth Leadership Collier, the Campaign for Leadership and the Leadership Institute. The foundation governs all Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce leadership programs. Graduates of these programs work to strengthen the community through nonprofit organizations, local government boards and educational institutions. Interested and qualified candidates should apply by submitting their application no later that April 15. Applications can be obtained online at http://tinyurl. com/lcf2012. For more information, call Bob Sandy at 298-7926 or e-mail bob@napleschamber. org. Apply now for Leadership Collier class of 2011-12 INSIDE The Fool knowsWhos the worlds largest producer of fresh fruit and veggies? B6 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY MAN SCAPING SCAPING More and more men are spending money on groomingBY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ AMERICAN MEN ARE NOT GOING TO BE PINNED LIKE BUTterflies to the old stereotypes. No clearer proof of that notion exists up and down the Southwest Floirda coast than the increasingly robust business of manscaping a term of art that embraces any service men use to remove hair or rely on a medical or grooming technique to look better. From the simple to the grand, from $15 to $1,500 and even more, in increasing numbers men are paying for services with names that once seemed purely part of the American womans purvey: waxes, removals, facials, tightenings, lifts, colorings, manicures and pedicures. When it comes to hair, though, if nature doesnt take men by the horns, men are taking nature by the horns. Chest hair, back hair, facial hair, leg hair, arm hair the reasons men choose to have hair removed are as many as the hairs they remove. Its changed dramatically in the two years since weve opened were probably seeing about 10 percent of our business in men, now, says Jonathan Sigg, a certified physicians assistant who owns the Laser Lounge Spa in Estero. Then, of course, there are BOTOX treatments, tanning, coloring and even plastic surgeries. Variations on all of these aesthetic options are offered at such now-thriving businesses as the Laser Lounge Spa, or the green and organic Purely You Spa in Naples, or Riverchase Dermatology in Naples and SEE MANSCAPE, B8 Were probably seeing about 10 percent of our business in men now. Jonathan Sigg, owner, Laser Lounge Spa in Estero


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As of the close on March 4, the S&P 500 at 1321 is down some 2 percent from a recent high of 1344, the equity volatility index has greatly increased, and certain commodities surged higher. Gold is up 9 percent and silver is up 35 percent, measured from January retracement lows to the March 4 close. The bulls case for gold has been tirelessly made in all sorts of financial publications. It is thought to be a safe haven in times of trouble. It is considered to offer inflation protection and it has become a form of currency in a worldwide environment where multiple developed countries are believed to be intentionally devaluing their currency. So, a sharp rise in the price of gold often means that something not so good is happening in the world. But a rise in gold does not necessarily cause economic dislocations. There is little in day-to-day living of the U.S. citizen that is impacted by a sharp rise in the price of precious metals. There are only a few companies that will have profit margins hurt by a rise in precious metals. But a sharp rise in the price of oil absolutely does cause economic dislocations and often recessions. What is sharp? Oil was $75 a barrel in August 2010; it was approximately $90 at years end. These were times when there were no supply concerns. But as of March 4, at a time when there are supply concerns in the wake of Middle East political uprisings, the price of oil is $104 more than double (actually, 2.7 times) its interim low in early 2009, when it traded around $40 a barrel. The rise in the price of oil is getting attention from many international money managers and economists. This point is well-described in John Mauldins most recent e-mail newsletter from March 5, titled, Are Booming Economies Good For the Market? (Mr. Mauldins newsletter is free online at In that article, he quotes research from highly esteemed money manager Gave Kal: periods of strong economic growth do not always equate to tremendous stock market performance over the following six months. Equity markets struggle all the more if, while growth is booming, oil prices suddenly surge; a relationship which makes sense given that a high price of oil further drains excess liquidity from financial markets and typically generates large misallocations of capital (moving money from the pockets of Western consumers to those of Ahmadinejad, Chavez and Gaddafi is not really a good long-term use of capital). In fact the most dangerous periods for equity markets are typically periods of strong economic activity combined with rapidly rising oil prices. David Rosenberg, economist for Gluskin Sheff (the Canadian money management firm somewhat noted as correctly forecasting the housing and credit market crises of 2007-2008), wrote an interesting piece on how doubling in the price of oil (if it happens within a narrow time framework such as within a two year period) have historically caused or been correlated with recessions. (March 1, 2011, Is a Doubling in the Oil Price a Game-Changer? This, too, is free online at https://ems. Regardless of the cause of the price rise (either a strong demand or uncertain supply causing the rise), the longer the oil price stays elevated, the more lasting damage it will inflict on the global economy, primarily the countries that are large net importers of energy. Of the five instances cited above, all but one involved a recession for the U.S. economy and that was in 2005 during the height of the credit and housing boom, which acted as a huge offset. Mr. Rosenbergs research shows that four of those oil price doubles were followed by precipitous slowdowns in the U.S. economy: an average 2.3 percent drop in GDP and a range of .9 percent to 4.4 percent drop. And the recession/slow down came one year after the peak in oil price. With the U.S. not being on solid footing with an anemic recovery; 9 percent unemployment; and spending at federal and state levels which must be curbed or for which taxes must be raised having a sharp increase in the price of oil could be significant head wind against the economy and the stock market. It is timely to have a discussion with your investment adviser about diversification not just in equities or in bonds, but across all asset classes. And if your adviser cannot address your concerns, you might consider initiating dialogue with professionals who can address these portfolio issues. Jeannette Rohn Showalter is a Southwest Florida-based chartered financial analyst, considered to be the highest designation for investment professionals.An investment in futures contracts is speculative, involves a high degree of risk and is suitable only for persons who can assume the risk of loss in excess of their margin deposits. You should carefully consider whether futures trading is appropriate for you in light of your investment experience, trading objectives, financial resources and other relevant circumstances. Past performance is NOT necessarily indicative of future benefits. jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA

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This is the 10th time in 10 years that the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Naples has been awarded the Pride Award and the seventh time for it to receive a Connie Award, says Gerry Gabrys, president and CEO of Guest Services Inc., the company that owns and manages the hotel. It is rare to find a group of innovative people who have a true passion for serving guests, and we are proud to see them achieve recognition for a superior level of performance attained by the entire staff, he says, adding, General Manager Jennifer Robbins has done an amazing job motivating her team in Naples. The Pride Award is presented to the Top 10 hotels based on guest loyalty and satisfaction and brand consistency, which the Naples team has achieved every year since the hotel opened. The annual CARE Cup is awarded to the hotel that embraces Doubletrees seven brand values to the fullest extent and demonstrates true community involvement. Ashlie Downing volunteers as the CARE Committee president and relishes her role in motivating her teammates to continually identify new ways to improve guest service. Doubletree Suites by Hilton Naples won the Housekeeping Award of Excellence for the first time, which is presented to the hotel housekeeping staff with the highest aggregate scores relative to helpfulness of staff and overall cleanliness. Led by Desiree Gutierrez, the housekeeping team is trained to engage with guests who appreciate prompt personalized service and attention. The Hospitality Award of Excellence measures front desk, maintenance and housekeeping staff members on their attitude and ability to make guests feel welcome. A new achievement for the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Naples is the Environmental CARE Award, presented to the hotel that best demonstrates outstanding commitment to implementing and demonstrating sustainability and environmental outreach efforts that impact guests as well as the local community. In 2010, the Doubletree Naples team created and implemented a Keys for Trees campaign to recycle plastic guest room key cards. For every 10 keys returned for recycling, a tree is planted locally through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. The Doubletree Suites by Hilton Naples has 101 suites, each with two 37-inch LCD HD televisions, a wet bar with refrigerator, Wolfgang Puck gourmet coffee service, brand name bath and body products and the signature Sweet Dreams by Doubletree sleep experience. Wireless high-speed Internet access is complimentary. Hotel amenities include two full-service restaurants, riverside heated pool and hot tub, a 24-hour business center and a Fitness by Precor fitness center. For reservations or more information, call 593-8733 or visit Watch Group adds to its servicesHome Watch Group of Southwest Florida has earned is state of Florida security license, enabling it to add home security services to its line of home watch services. Home security services include alarm installation and testing, as well as checking doors and windows for signs of forced entry, adjusting blinds, light and relocating parked cars to make a vacant home appear occupied. Bob Myers, company president, also announces that Gerald White, a state-licensed security agency manager, has joined the firm to lead its security services. Originally from Baltimore, Md., Mr. White retired from a 20-year career as a detective on the Baltimore Police Departments robbery and burglary squad. In the years since then, he has put his expertise to good use as a sales consultant with ADT, Brinks Home Security and Broadview commercial and residential security companies. He surveys homes and helps clients recognize and address possible security weaknesses to help protect their property while they are away. Home Watch Group of Southwest Florida provides home watch, security, maintenance and concierge services throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. For more information, call 9800366 or visit www.homewatchgroup. investment in private enterprise subject of seminarFlorida Gulf Coast University hosts Public Investment in Private Enterprise: Benefits to Bondholders, Taxpayers and Industry, a seminar sponsored by The Certified Financial Analysts Society of Naples and the Financial Planning Association of Southwest Florida, from 4-6 p.m., Monday, March 28, in the Student Union ballroom at FGCU. Free and open to the public, the program will consist of presentations from three points of view on municipal bond issues to support private firms and whether public funds should be used to attract private business. Speakers will be experts on Jackson Labs and the Boston Red Sox, among others. Space is limited and reservations are requested. To make a reservation, call Jennifer Hernandez at 590-7308 or visit Collier Business Women starting on MarcoLee Collier Business Women is paving a new way for women who have small or home-based businesses on Marco Island. When considering where to open new chapters, LCBW takes into account the quality of leadership available and the need for all women in business and the community. We are very excited about our newest chapter on Marco Island, says Robin Schwartz, founder and president of the networking organization. We invite all women to our monthly networking breakfast, whether you are in business now or looking to start your own business. The chapters first meeting on Marco is set for 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, at Chef Express. To register or for more information, visit Laboratories receives $5 mil for expansion in Lee The Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee Countys Economic Development Office, has approved financial incentives totaling $5 million to help VR Laboratories create 208 fulltime jobs in Lee County over the next five years with average salaries of $66,850 plus benefits. The anticipated economic impact to Lee County is in excess of $40 million per year upon project completion. The $5 million in county incentives is awarded from Lees Countys Financial Incentives for Recruiting Strategic Targets Initiative, a fund created with $25 million in reserves to build Lee Countys economy through diversification. Our goal is to further diversify the economic environment in Lee County, says Lee County Commission Chairman Frank Mann. We believe that VR Laboratories holds great promise for helping us accomplish that. They have a seasoned management, research and development team and are poised to serve as a catalyst for additional research and development partnerships. This translates to higher wage jobs and career opportunities not currently found in Lee County. VR Laboratories formulates and produces FDA-approved botanical pharmaceuticals and medicines and proprietary ingredients for medicinal and functional foods and beverages. Medicinal and functional foods and beverages are the fastest growing segments of the global food market. FDA-approved botanical pharmaceuticals, the newest segment of the global pharmaceutical industry, are estimated to achieve a combined annual growth rate of 600 percent. Achievement of VR Laboratories growth goals will necessitate moving to a new production facility by early 2013 or expanding its leased facilities. Details are being negotiated. We will bring a world-class team under one roof to collaborate, manufacture and market botanical, medicinal and pharmaceutical products to foreign and domestic markets, says Reginald Steele, executive chairman, VR Laboratories. BUSINESS BRIEFS COURTESY PHOTODoubletree Suites, Naples WHITE

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A Job Search Support Group meets from 1 0:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at or visit www. The Greater Naples Chamber o f C ommerce holds its next membersonly Executive Club mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Marh 10, at Brooks Brothers in Waterside Shops. Register at www. The Bonita Springs-Estero Chapt er o f the Womens Council of Realtors meets at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 11, at Grandezza Country Club in Estero. Cost is $20. Guests are welcome. RSVP at The Collier County Bar Association holds its g ener al membership luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 11, at Carrabbas, 4320 Tamiami Trail N. Register at The Greater Naples Chamber o f C ommerce holds its next Wake Up Naples at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, at the Hilton Naples. Guests will hear from Jon Levinson, immediate past chair of Leadership Florida, about results from the recent Leadership Florida survey. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for others. Sign up at The Marco Island Area Chamber o f C ommerce holds its next Business After Five networking event from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, at Mutual of Omaha Bank, San Marco Road and Barfield Drive. The evening is sponsored by Avow Hospice. For more information, contact Vicki Williams at 394-7549 or PRACC, Public Relations, Marketing and A dvertising Professionals of Collier County, holds a luncheon meeting and scholarship fundraiser with an allIrish theme at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 17, at McCormick & Schmicks. Cost is $25 for members, $30 for others. Call 4362105 or sign up at Collier Building Industry Association members will meet and mix with members of the Lee Building Industry Association at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at Mr. Shower Door, 13500 Tamiami Trail N. Cost is $15. Call 436-6100 or sign up at The Womens Council of Realt ors N aples-on-the-Gulf Chapter will hold its 2011 Top Producers and Awards Luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, March 18, at the Naples Botanical Garden. Cost is $35 per person. For reservations or more information, visit www. The Neapolitan Chapter of the American Busines s W omens Association presents Maximizing Mileage: Hills and Valleys as part of its Roadmaps to Success series beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at Bellasera Hotel. Advisors from the Small Business Development Council at FGCU and SCORE of Naples will participate in a BUSINESS MEETINGS SEE MEETINGS, B7


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To reserve a spot as a vendor, contact Vicki Williams at 394-7549 or The Bonita Springs Area Chamber o f C ommerce Foundation will host a Kentucky Derby party from 4:307:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. A hat contest for men and women will be part of the fun. Tickets are $85. For reservations or more information, visit Thirty-five new members have joined the Gr eat er Naples Chamber of Commerce so far this year. Based in Naples unless otherwise noted, they are: January Bill Goddard-Keating Associates Real Estate; Capital Guardian Wealth Management; Concrete Crack Solutions Inc.; David M. Kover & Associates LLC; dotNaples LLC; For Eternity Photography; Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Sarasota; Hulett Environmental Services, Fort Myers; Naples Home Watch Inc.; Niche Event Rentals; Spankys Speakeasy; Sugar Palm Bakery LLC; and Trim Wellness Caf. February Assisting Hands; Ave Maria School of Law, Ave Maria; Aztec Plumbing Inc.; Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners LLC; Bruce Miller-John R. Wood Realtors; Digital Marketing & Imagery; Edward Jones InvestmentsLeann Burkholder; Finials Foray LLC; iSekurity, Bonita Springs; J&J Sons Inc.; Chris St. Cyr-John R. Wood Realtors.; Linda Loomis-John R. Wood Realtors; M&M Caf; Naples Boat Charters; Naples Scene Visitors Guide; Tess and Tom McCarthy-Premier Sothebys International Realty; LLC; TeamLogic IT; Ted Todd Insurance, Bonita Springs; Trade Wind Pools Inc.; Univision SW Florida WUVF/ WLZE, Fort Myers; and VSM Inc., Punta Gorda. For more information about membership in the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, contact Don Neer at 4032906 or Chamber of commerce welcomes new membersThe Miromar Design Center invites the public to attend educational and creative seminars throughout March. These conversations include the 2011 Distinguished Speaker Series. All seminars and lectures are free. 2 p .m. Saturday, March 12: Ask the Org anizers Professional Organizers Association of Southwest Florida founding board members will help attendees find solutions to the organizing problems that drive them crazy during a panel discussion. Each panelist is an expert in various areas including garage and residential spaces, electronics and computers and moving and relocation. Take this opportunity to bring some peace and calm to your life. 2 p .m. Thursday, March 17: Disting uished Speaker Series: Alexa Hampton, Decades of Design with Mark Hampton presentation and book signing One of Architectural Digests Top 100 Interior Designers, Alexa Hamp-Check out free seminars at Miromar Design Centerton is president and featured designer of world-famous New York design firm Mark Hampton. Her work is classic, traditional and eclectic. RSVP by March 11. 2 p .m. 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PAGE 47 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB8 BUSINESS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 south Fort Myers, or Gails Hairstyling in east Lee County, or the Spago MediSpa in Punta Gorda, owned and operated by plastic surgeon Michael Stampar. Times have changed and men have become aware of the other services besides just haircuts or shaves that are available to them to look and feel better, says Jennifer Alvarez, owner of the Neapolitan Purely You Spa. It is now not considered uncommon for men to visit the spa for hair removal, waxing, as well as to get a gentlemens facial. Exactly. Men will wax their eyebrows, shave their bodies, their haircuts are shorter, theyll color their hair in the shop, whereas before they would do it at home, says Gail Day, who owns Gails Hairstyling in Lee County. Todays men will go to spas, she says, eyeing the changing customs from the vantage of 20 years in the business.Going high-techAnd for men who want to go the distance with a facial, Dr. Stampars own invention at Spago MediSpa, Pellev, is probably the ultimate manscape. Pellev works by gradually and progressively heating the skin with a warming device to stimulate new collagen production, which results in the appearance of firmer skin, Dr. Stampar explains. We raise the temperature of the skin gradually instead of suddenly, so the patient experiences the feeling of a warm facial massage. The treatment tightens deep tissue between skin and fat, he adds, and costs from $500 to $1,200. Theresa George, a marketer for the Laser Lounge Spa, offers a brief statistical look at the changes in male grooming habits: According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, in 2009, men had 9 percent of all cosmetic procedures in the United States. Of nearly 1.28 million laser hair removals, men had 166,035 of them. Overall, since 1997, nonsurgical procedures like laser hair removal and microdermabrasion have increased 290 percent. And according to Philips Norelco, Ms. George adds, percent of men ages 20 to 49 body groom.Dedication to follicular eliminationIn this business, you wont hear anybody singing break-out lyrics from the 1979 musical Hair: Give me a head with hair, long beautiful hair, shining gleaming steaming flaxen waxen. Give me it down to there, hair, shoulder length or longer, here, baby, there, mamma, everywhere, daddy daddy hair! Flow it, show it, long as God can grow it, my hair! No, thank you. Take Tom, a 30-something man who asked that his full name be withheld from this story because broadband isnt broad enough to handle all the e-mails Id get if I started talking about this. Tom is Italian, described by his friends as a real macho guy. As an Italian-American male, plentiful hair is not a problem for Tom, he says. It grows like wheat in Kansas or grapevines in Sienna. Tom is married with children, he has a lot to do, and he got tired of spending his time shaving twice a day to meet the expectations of employers and colleagues. And Toms hair was not just a problem on his face; it was everywhere. So I just decided to take care of the problem this way, he say about opting for laser hair removal from his face, from his arms, chest and back anywhere the hair irritated him. Sounds painful, right? Tom thought so, too, but shrugged it off. That was a couple of years ago, however, before the advent of the Laser Lounge Spa. What people compare this to is a rubberband snap to your skin, Mr. Sigg says. We use the Candela laser, which is the Cadillac of lasers in dermatology. On the first treatment, if you feel its more uncomfortable than you like, then we use a topical numbing cream. Mr. Siggs own story is telling. I dont like neck hair and back hair myself, so I started to research my choices, he recalls. The ultimate result, of course, was a more hairless Mr. Sigg and a new business a medical spa that includes all the comforts of luxury living in a 3,500-square-foot home, including pool, bar and South Beach-style dcor, says Ms. George, the public relations spokesperson for the spa.Demand drives affordabilityThe bottom line is not only looking good, but looking good at the right price. At Laser Lounge Spa, for example, you can have hair removed permanently from both ears for $200. Nose hair removal is another $100. Depending on the amount of hair and the number of treatments required to remove it, a back or a chest might range from $400 or $500, up to about $2,200. If lasers or injections or surgical techniques make a man flinch, however, there are options. At Purely You Spa, Ms. Alvarez describes what can happen to a man when he darkens her doorway: He can enjoy the relaxation lounge before and after his service. In addition, while most places have one or two types of wax, we offer an extensive selection of waxes both natural and organic.Typically used for facial waxing is lavender, zinc, aloe or soy, she adds. Typically used for body waxing is calendula with tea tree oil, citrus mojito or cherry wax. The esthetician is able to choose from the variety of waxes and customize the wax experience to this skin and hair type.Dont worry, guys, theres still a chance to suffer, and to man up. Sit through a waxing and tell your friends you didnt scream like a girl. Waxing the chest, back and stomach can be painful, admits Ms. Alvarez. Waxing of the eyebrows is the least painful, and includes a head, neck, and scalp massage. That cant be all bad. As waxing is continued, Ms. Alvarez continues, the treatments become less painful. Clearly, numbness sets in. Your wallet wont feel too much of a pinch, either, she says, adding waxing starts out at $25 for eyebrows. With waxing, of course, nothing is permanent, like love in San Francisco. If you need a long-term relationship with change, Mr. Sigg and businesses offering similar techniques can give it to you. For faces on men, we can give you a nice clean look around the neck so you dont have to shave that area. We can leave a little stubble just above the cheekbones, where the hair will raise up higher. If you get laser on your face, we can leave it with a perfectly even 5 oclock shadow. We can get inside of the circular part of the ear and remove hair. About 92 to 95 percent is permanently gone.Want to leave a little manly chest hair, but reduce the effect around the abdomen and therefore, presumably, distance yourself from all the other great apes?No problem. And no going back, either. When it comes to backs, says Mr. Sigg, we do a full back. Its a permanent fix. MANSCAPEFrom page B1COURTESY PHOTOGail Day, a hair stylist and business owner, says men now ask for grooming services once considered out of the question. Be In the Know. In the Now.Subscribe now and youll get comprehensive local news coverage, investigative articles, business happenings as well as the latest in real estate trends, dining, social events and much more.Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$2995*PER YEAR Call 239.325.1960 or visit us online at*Rates are based on standard rate postage. A one-year in-county subscription will cost $29.95 to cover shipping and handling. Call for out-of-county and out-of-state postage and pricing options.


1. Trey Radel, Austin Beverage and Karen Young 2. Robert and Sharon Korolevich, Earle and Barbara Borman 3. Linton and Gail Webster Patterson 4. Jeb Bush, Jill Fralick and Rick Borman 5. Jeb Bush at the podium Cindy Giles of Gulf Coast High School, Founders Fund trustee John Levy and Peg Reale of Lely High School Mary Linda Sanders of Naples High School with Founders Fund trustee Tom Lear Melissa Hunter of Barron Collier HIgh School, Founders Fund trustee Sue McNaghten and Melissa Owen of St. John Neumann High SchoolREAGAN RULE / COURTESY PHOTOS COURTESY PHOTOS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 BUSINESS B9 Jeb Bush launches Marco Island Town Hall Distinguished Speaker Series The Founders Fund hosts high school counselors at Club Pelican BayNETWORKING 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 4 5 23

PAGE 49 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB10 BUSINESS WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 The United Arts Council celebrates Stars in the ArtsNETWORKING Be In the Know. In the Now.Subscribe now and youll get comprehensive local news coverage, investigative articles, business happenings as well as the latest in real estate trends, dining, social events and much more.Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$2995*PER YEAR Call 239.325.1960 or visit us online at*Rates are based on standard rate postage. A one-year in-county subscription will cost $29.95 to cover shipping and handling. Call for out-of-county and out-of-state postage and pricing options. 1. Marilyn Varcoe and Bob Saltarelli 2. Elaine Hamilton and Donna Fiala 3. Jeannette Boucher and Marilyn Bogen 4. The Stars of 2011: Donna Fiala, Mark Danni, Steffanie Pearce, Kristen Coury and Marilyn Bogen 5. Lavern Gaynor 6. Tom Moran 7. Roz Travis, Lois Thome and Mally Khorashanti PEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 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 4 5 6 7 2 3


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 BUSINESS B11 ABWA Neapolitan Chapter honors Women in HistoryEvening at Tonys Off Third benefits substance abuse treatment center Young Professionals for David Lawrence hold wine tastingNETWORKING 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. Dan Barone and Alex Daane 2. Matt Sutton and Brendon Tripodo 3. Allison Durian and Kelly McCready 4. Cindy Johnston, Daniela and Ryan Needler 1. Raven Lamoreux-Donn and Mari DeWess 2. Colleen Kvetko and Adria Starkey 3. Annalise Smith and Katharine Auksel 4. Women in History honorees, with emcee Lois Thome (standing) 5. Sandra Black and Suzanne LouatCOURTESY PHOTOS 1 2 4 3 1 4 5 2 3


REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B13WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 The Collier Building Industry Association holds its 2011 Parade of Homes in several Naples neighborhoods Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 11-13 and 18-20. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Featured communities include Andalucia, Briarwood, Marbella Lakes and Sacoya Reserve, all of which have designer-decorated models by builders including GL Homes, Stock Construction, Titan Homes and Taylor Morrison. For details about models, pricing and communities in the 2011 Parade of Homes, visit or call the CBIA office at 436-6100. Florida Lifestyle Homes has unveiled thr ee ne w designs created for the Tamworth collection at Quail West Golf & Country Club. Although the single-family designs were created for the 95-foot-wide home sites in Tamworth, they meet the architectural specifications for much larger lots, according to Brad Kiraly, director of sales for the homebuilder. The Las Brisas, the San Mateo and the Sarzana II have all of the luxurious details of our estate homes, with coffered and cove-lighted ceilings, lavish master suites and spectacular outdoor living areas, Mr. Kiraly says. The same allowances that Florida Lifestyle Homes includes in the price of its estate homes are offered in the three new home, he adds. As an example, we offer the new owner an $85,000 allowance to design the pool of their dreams. The La BrisasLas Brisas is a great room plan with four bedrooms plus a study and 4 baths in 4,148 square feet of air-conditioned space. With three-car garage, lanai and entry, the home has a total of 6,233 square feet. Details include: A rotunda formal dining room with a butlers pantry and wet bar; An informal dining area with mitered glass overlooking the pool; Wall-to-wall bowed windows in the master suite; and An outdoor living are with complete outdoor kitchen, bar and fireplace.Models on parade in several Naples neighborhoodsNew designs in Tamworth at Quail WestSEE QUAIL WEST, B17 SEE LONDON BAY, B17 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY As economic trends turn into the new economic reality, smart builders across all segments of the industry are delivering homes that are more livable and more affordable. London Bay Homes Lucarno neighborhood at Mediterra is a good case in point, where a maintenance-free lifestyle in an award-winning luxury community is available at prices not seen in years. We follow our industrys trends very closely, says Mark Wilson, president of the company. Its become very clear that most homebuyers today have reassessed their needs and fewer of them are looking for the large, ostentatious homes of five years ago. London Bay has responded to this new reality with flexible home designs priced to their clients needs. At Lucarno, the company offers five villa home designs that range from about 2,800 square feet under air to more than 5,100 square feet of total area. Buyers can make more than a dozen structural design changes to some of the plans.One of the more striking homes in Lucarno is the 3,701-square-foot Asti model, with arched hallways, WCI Communities has opened the doors of its redesigned sales center at Tiburn. Community representatives Linda Gallo and Mary Zentner are on-site seven days a week to help introduce the Tiburn community to potential homebuyers with tours of the sales center, the new luxury penthouse condominium residences at Marquesa Royale, the Tiburn clubhouse and fitness and health club, and the adjacent Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Marquesa Royales final phase features four buildings, each with six full-floor luxury condominiums that include 2,900 square feet of living space, three bedrooms with a den, private elevator, enclosed garage, designer appliances and wraparound loggias that overlook one of two Greg Norman-designed golf courses. The homes begin at $720,000. The Tiburn Golf Club boasts a 27,000-square-foot clubhouse with fine dining, private member locker rooms and lounge areas and a golf shop. There are two 18-hole golf courses and the Rick Smith Golf Academy. The members-only fitness and health club includes state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength training equipment, an aerobics room, massage treatment rooms, steam rooms and a club room for private member functions. For more information, visit Custom builder incorporates choices in plans for Mediterra neighborhoodRedesigned sales center welcomes visitors to Tiburn London Bay in Lucarno London Bay in LucarnoCOURTESY PHOTOSAbove: The entrance to Lucarno in Mediterra. Inset and below: Scenes from the Asti model by London Bay Homes.


The Experience Is Everything. All references to clubs and membership opportunities and other amenities are subject to fees, dues and availability. Some photographs may be of locations or activities not in the community. All amenities are subject to change without notice. This advertisement does not constitute an offer to sell real estate in any jurisdiction where prior registration or other qualication is required and further information cannot be provided (unless we have already complied with such requirements). Void where prohibited. WCI Communities, Inc. All rights reserved. CGC 058796An Ideal Naples Address A Price That Makes Sense Its That Simple. ARECA attached villa 2 Bedroom + Den/2 Bath, 1,558 sq. ft. of living areaFrom $219,990ORCHID single-family home 4 Bedroom + Library/4 Bath, 3,304 sq. ft. of living areaFrom $419,990 951 Gulf of MexicoImmokalee Rd.Goodlette-Frank Rd. Airport Pulling Rd. Livingston Rd.Naples Vanderbilt Beach Rd. Pine Ridge Rd. Manchester Square Whippoorwill LaneOsceola Trail Exit 107 Exit 111 13659 Manchester Lane I Naples, FL 34109 NOW OPEN! Six Home Designs from $ 219,990


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QUAIL WEST $3,975,000 Enter a world of Presge & Charm in this Exquisite home built by Newbury North with over 10,000 sq. of meculous details. 5BR+Den, 4+BA Magnicent 1.71 acres with, lake golf and preserve views. Large pool/spa. 4+Garage. Truly one of a kind! Kathie Soller 239 CAP FERRAT AT PELICAN BAY $3,185,000 Breathtaking Gulf and Golf Views. Private Elevator. Private PoolSide Cabana. Volume Ceilings w/ Custom Lighng. Gas Fireplace. Custom Cabinetry. 3 Lanais. 2 Parking Spaces & Extra Storage. Sally Masters or June Miller 239/502 QUAIL WEST $2,995,000 Over 8,000 sq. 6+BR, 8.5BA Estate Must Sell! One Acre Site. Custom built. Excellent Condion. Large screened lanai with pool and summer kitchen with lake and golf course views. 3+garage, lots of storage, elevator. Kathie Soller 239 VANDERBILT BEACH $949,000 Gorgeous Sunsets, Breathtaking Views & the Sound of the Surf! Upgraded & meculously maintained, this 7th oor 2BR 2BA beachfront unit is turnkey fur nished and features over thirty ve feet of unob structed views of the Gulf. Barry Brown 239 HISTORICAL OLDE NAPLES $1,325,000 Located just 4 blocks from Naples white sandy beach es. Surround yourself with lush landscaping and a Key West seng in this charming 4BR/3.5B A residence with wraparound veranda, mulple screened lanais, storm shuers and more. Judy Hansen 239 PELICAN BAY $1,439,000 Direct Gulf views from this elegant & exquisitely decorated 3BR/BA 11th oor luxury condo. Outstanding renovaons with top of the line nishes and upgrades. Enjoy all the fabu lous Pelican Bay amenies private beach pavilion, walking paths, tennis & more. The Price Team 239 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1 4 Sunday 1-4 PM Sunday 1-4 PMEAGLE CREEK $675,800 Seller will purchase a $ 35,000.00 Golf Membership for the buyer. Immaculately maintained 3BR/3BA home in E agle Creek C.C. Golf views. All new appli ances, great open oor plan. Sally Masters, P.A. 239 SURFSEDGE IN PARK SHORE $645,000 Enjoy life at the beach in this marvelous 2BR/2BA 7th oor condo directly on the Gulf. Meculously maintained & taste fully updated, the furnishings are negoable. Building ameni es include pool/spa, exercise room & more. Near dining & shopping at Venean Village. Garry Moore 239 AVELLINO IN THE VINEYARDS $589,000 Gated. Luxurious 1st Fl 3/3.5 Coach Home 2800+ SF coered ceilings, niches, columns, marble, wrap around lanai overlooking a lake. Community Jr. Olympic innity edge pool, spa, BBQ's. Debra Gladchun 239 WALDEN OAKS $329,000 Spacious 3BR/2.5BA home on an oversized lakefront lot. Open oor plan, volume ceilings, formal living and dining rooms plus an eatin kitchen. Lanai overlooks a lushly landscaped yard with room for a pool. Only 3 miles to beach and near shopping and restaurants. Carole DiCupero 239 DELASOL $375,000 UNBELIEVABLE VALUE! Immaculate 3BR/2.5BA home with numerous upgrades including le throughout living areas, granite counters, upgraded carpet, stain less steel appliances & much more. Plus great ameni es and a wonderful school district! Beth Brown 239 HORIZON HOUSE IN PARK SHORE $579,000 Beachfront, renovated, spacious & decorated with Beachcoage Judy Hansen 239 Sunday 1-4 Sunday 1-4 PM Open Sunday 1-4 VILLAGE WALK OF BONITA SPRINGS$319,900 A True Gem! 3BR+Den/2BA poured concrete Oakmont POOL home featuring crown molding, cus tom paint, new carpet, upgraded appliances, wain scong, shuers, generator in place in case of power failure plus much more! Beth Brown 239 MOORINGS $310,000 Priced below assessed value! Fabulous locaon just across from beach access. This 2BR/2BA condo in a small community has been updated & is turnkey fur nished. Community pool overlooks Moorings Bay. Perfect for casual Florida living or vacaon getaway. Larry Bresnahan 239 STONEYBROOK VILLAS $149,900 All the amenies of a gated golf course community without all of the costs! Beaufully maintained 2BR/2BA villa with golf course view. Oversized garage, 2 screened lanais & fresh paint in main areas. Conveniently located only minutes from great shopping & dining. B. Jean Adams 239 Sunday 1-4 PM Open Sunday 1-4 6427 Dunberry Lane, Naples, FL 34119 6542 Highcroft Drive, Naples, FL 34119 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd, #1107 1355 4th Street South, Naples 9362 Gulfshore Dr, #703 505 EAGLE CREEK DR 4001 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #702, Naples 15506 Cadiz Lane, Naples, FL 34110 2500 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #N-2 21526 Portrush Run, Estero Priced Reduced LAKEFRONT! Just Reduced


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Each Oce Is Independently Owned And Operated.RENTNAPLES.COMNAPLES AREAUNFURNISHED CONDOMINIUMSLemuria .................................................$2500 Park Shore Beach/Vistas .....................$2200 Pelican Marsh/Mont Claire................$2000 Old Naples/Alcosa.................................$1700 Banyan Woods ......................................$1700 Parkshore/Bordeaux Club ..................$1400 Mimosa Club .........................................$1050 Furnished Annuals from $1200 Doreen Vachon 643-0636Home Grown Girl!Resident in Naples since 1969 OWNER FINANCE OR LEASE OPTION 161 4th St. 3/2, tiled oors, updated kitchen/baths. New windows. Wrap around covered deck, carport, workshop/shed. $809 per month* $159,500*owner nance with 15%-20% down PITI, amortized over 30 years at 6% interest 3587 Bolero Way 3/2 garage, all updated, oversized lot backs up to golf course. $930 per month* $179,900 Lake views from most rooms, volume ceilings, plantation shutters, granite island kitchen with double ovens. Oak and tile oors. Tennis and walking trails. Beautiful Southwest exposure, long views of golf course lake lagoon, preserve from your private mini pool. Big bedrooms, lots of walk-in closets. $10,000 Down, 6% Interest, Amortized over 20 years$143 per month* $29,900 $240 yearly H.O. $359,900 $105 yearly H.O. $219,900 Berkshire Lakes Lely Mary H. Raymond(239) 269-6105 Pristine Turnkey 2/2 in Cypress Trace. Priced for quick sale. LeCiel Venetian Tower, #1001. 2+den/3baths. 2 car garage. $1,800,000 Alva on the Caloosahatchee River. 4/3 with 2 car gar and boat dock. $649,999 SOLDOPEN HOUSESunday, March 13, 1-4PM. 3971 GSBN. LeCiel Venetian Tower. No sign. Tell guard here for open house. 239 269-6105 Gated community home w/numerous upgrades. Oversized lanai w/extended pool.Masters Reserve Lely Resort $444,500More of everything for less. Spacious 3 BR villa, upgraded kitchen. ++features. Rialto at Hammock Bay $337,000Lower upgraded unit, huge s.f., 2 BR/2 BA. Soaring ceilings, 2 car garage. Many extras. Hawthornes in Lely Resort $299,000 Jacki Strategos SRES, G.R.I., Richard Droste Seller Financing Membership Included NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 REAL ESTATE B17 QUAIL WESTFrom page B13The San MateoThis two-story design has formal living and dining rooms plus a family room and den, four bedrooms and 4 baths in 3,898 air-conditioned square feet. With outdoor living areas, balcony, entry and three-car garage, the home has a total of 6,467 square feet. Features include: Curved glass windows and a multitiered coffered ceiling in the formal living room; Stacked sliding glass doors that open an entire corner of the family room to the 1,451-square-foot outdoor living room; and A fourth bedroom with full bath and balcony comprising a private suite on the second level. (The San Mateo is also offered as a single-story, three-bedroom plus den, 4-bath design.)The Sarzana IIDesigned with a three-car motor court, the Sarzana II is a great room plan with five bedrooms and four full baths in 3,912 air-conditioned square feet. With outdoor living areas, second lanai, entry and garage, the home has a total of 5,954 square feet. Details include: 10-foot-tall triple sliding glass doors from the great room to the lanai; A master suite that is its own wing of the home, accessed via double doors opening to a rotunda vestibule; and Two guest suites complete with full bathrooms and a private lanai. Quail West is an 1,180-acre golf course community in North Naples. For more information about the new models under way in Tamworth at Quail West, call Mr. Kiraly at 561-8022 or visit LONDON BAYFrom page B13hand-scraped walnut wood floors, granite counter tops and Wolf brand appliances. A spacious master bedroom is separated from the main living area of the home by a foyer that opens onto the pool and private courtyard. A secondstory guest suite provides seclusion and beautiful views of a lake and one of the communitys colorful and manicured gardens. The courtyard includes a well-appointed summer kitchen and dining area.With more than 5,000 square feet of total living area, the move-in ready Asti is priced at $1,699,000. We have seen product, material and labor prices drop by as much as 40 percent during the last couple of years, Mr. Wilson says, adding homes at Lucarno start at less than $700,000, not including the home site. The neighborhood has 55 lakeside home sites. For more information, call 949-8989 or visit COURTESY PHOTOThe gourmet kitchen in London Bay Homes Asti model in Lucarno at Mediterra.




32'x14'x4', slip is permitted for a vessel w/ LOA of 32ft. $94,500 S. Ft. Myers: Well maintained, new A/C,carpet, paint, lake view, 3/2. $239,900'Download AT&T code or = scanner on your 'Smart phone' and read our QR code' S. Boat Slip #11: LOA of 125'/24', close to 5th Ave. $1,349,000 BRIDGETTE FOSTER 239.253.8001 | GENE FOSTER 239.253.8002 | Properties...Estate home/guest house, 1.4 acres, 9640SF, exceptional detail! $3,950,000 Elegant 4669SF, 4+Den/4.5Ba. w/private guest cabana. $2,149,000 10 Acre w/home, can be subdivided, west of 75. $3,900,000 5898SF, 4+den, private estate pool home. $1,795,000 Pine Ridge | 60 North Street Mediterra | 15204 Medici Way Livingston Woods | 6520 Daniels Rd.Audubon | 345 Chancery Way Authentic beach cottage, 2642SF, amazing views, replace. $999,000 3+Den, oversized pool-extended lanai, like new. $695,000 Bermuda Bay II: Refurbished, 2/2, Hi-Ceilings, top r, single car garage. $248,000 Immaculate home, spacious lanai w/ 33'x13 pool, Motivated! $237,000 Estancia | 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #603West Bay Club | 22129 Natures Cove Ct. Bay Forest | 15465 Cedarwood Ln. #303 Spring Lakes | 11600 Red Hibiscus Dr. Laurel Oaks | 5769 Elizabeth Ann WayOld Naples Seaport | 1001 10th Ave. Marina Bay Club | 13105 Vanderbilt Dr. #4 INTEGRITY EXPERTISE DIRECTION FOR REAL ESTATE AMERIVEST Realty Unique Properties... UiqeProperties BRIDGETTE FOSTER 239.253.8001 | GENE FOSTER 239.253.8002 | erteam@comca Unique Properties qp U i Ui Ui q Sterling Oaks Condominium For SaleOffered at less than half of the purchase price! Paid $330,000 Now $122,908 Florida Home Realty Lori Young, REALTOR


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Join us on Friday Sunday, March 11th 13th and March 18th 20th, at Secoya Reserve for the Grand Opening of 3 new fully furnished models by some of the areas top designers. You wont want to miss your chance to visit this exclusive new single-family home enclave. With attractive pricing, low maintenance fees, and an unbeatable North Naples location in a great school district, Secoya Reserve has it all. Be sure to also stop by Black Bear Ridge, our other new North Naples community. Both offer unmatched style and sophistication, with several oorplans from which to choose, and brought to you by Single family homes from $329,990. Single family homes from $259,990.Located o Livingston Road on Veterans Memorial Blvd. approximately 2 miles north of Immokalee Road. Located on Vanderbilt Beach Road, east of I-75 and west of 951. Broker participation welcomed. Oral representation cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the representations of the developer. Secoya Reserve Developed by Secoya, LLC and Black Bear Ridge Developed by Black Bear Ridge Naples, LLC member of the Stock Development family of Companies. The renderings, designs and other depictions may be of locations or activities not on the property however, are based on current development plans and are for the purpose of illustration only and subject to change without notice. Now Offering $10,000 Towards Options & Upgrades During Our Grand Opening SALES CENTER NOW OPEN SALES CENTER NOW OPEN


$19,900,0003760 Fort Charles DriveIt is all that the price might imply.for photos and floor plans go to: Patrick Murphy 239-571-1177 Patrick Murphy Realty$19,900,0003760 Fort Charles DriveIt is all that the price might imply.for photos and floor plans go to: Patrick Murphy 239-571-1177 Patrick Murphy Realty 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 Panoramic Gulf and Sunset Views 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd. #1109 OPEN HOUSE Sunday March 13th & 27th 1-4pmST. RAPHAEL #1109An Architectural Masterpiece Sharon McKie Voted Peoples Choice... Best Real Estate Ofce From the gleaming marble oors to faux nishes, you feel the elegance and comfort in this outstanding 3 bedroom/3 bath condo, end unit, east to west views, in one of Pelican Bays nest and newest buildings with fabulous amenities. Easy beach access steps from outstanding pool area. $1,799,000. Subscribe online at or Call 239.325.1960 Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$2995PER YEAR*Rates are based on standard rate postage. A one-year in-county subscription will cost $29.95 to cover shipping and handling. Call for out-of-county and out-of-state postage and pricing options. Sally Masters, P.A.Broker Associate(239) 253-1579June MillerRealtor(502) 836-0890Cap Ferrat in Pelican BayBreathtaking Gulf and Golf Views. Private Elevator. Private Pool-Side Cabana. Custom Ceiling Detail & Lighting. Gas Fireplace. Custom Cabinetry. 3 Lanais. 2 Parking Spaces & Extra Storage.MUST SEE! $3,185,000


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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 lake views. $1,995,500 at Mediterra 3,786 sq ft. 4bed/4bath. Built in 2007. Private lake views. $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 2,876 sq ft. Offered furnished. Private preserve views. $689,000 at Mediterra Brand new. 7,316 total sq ft. 1 acre lot. 4bed/4bath. NEW PRICE $2,750,000 at Mediterramediterra 2,505 sq ft. 1st oor 3+den/3 bath coach home with spectacular long lake views. $595,000 at Mediterra Build your custom Mediterra home on one of the few remaining lots. From $299,000 to over $1M Possibly the best home site available in Cabreo. 2,875 sq ft 3+Den/3.5bath $679,000 at Mediterra SOLD Open Sun 1-4 DAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA AMERIVEST REALTY | NAPLES, FL | SW Gulf views. Over $300K in renovations. 2,076 sq ft. $1,329,000 in The Moorings. The Moorings Brand new luxury beachfront condos from $2.4 million and up Moraya Bay From $2 million + in Park Shore to over $10 million in Port Royal Luxury Waterfront 4,164 sq ft. 4bed/5bath. Lake & Golf views. $1,495,000 at Tuscany Reserve Tuscany Reserve Luxury high rise beachfront condos. Priced from $2 million + Bay Colony Rare pie-shaped lot. Approx 135 of waterfront. Quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. $2,499,000 Aqualane Shoresnaples luxury real estate Pending SOLD Open Sun 1-4


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PAGE 76 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB38 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 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 Florida Weeklys Open Houses Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$1,000,00022 AQUA 13675 Vanderbit Drive (take Wiggins Pass Road to Vanderbilt Drive) Priced from $1,000,000 Pr emier SIR C all 239-591-2727 Open Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 23 BONITA BAY ESTANCIA 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #2301 $1,050,000 Pr emier SIR Brian Nelson 572-2903 24 MOORINGS ADMIRALTY POINT I 2388 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #2388 $1,099,000 Premier SIR Sue Black/Kristin Mikler 2505611 25 PELICAN BAY COCOBAY 7853 Cocobay Drive $1,445,000 Pr emier SIR Heidi Deen 370-5388 26 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1485 Anhinga Pointe From $1,499,000 Pr emier SIR C all 239-261-3148 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun: 11-5 27 OLD NAPLES CASA BELLA 458 11th Avenue South $1,700,000 Pr emier SIR Beth McNichols 821-3304 28 ST. RAPHAEL 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd #1109 $1,799,000 Downing-Frye Sharon McKie 239-352-4945 Sun. March 13th and 27th 1-4pm 29 COQUINA SANDS 1775 Hurricane Harbor $1,890,000 Pr emier SIR Michael Lawler 571-3939 30 ROYAL HARBOR 2192 Kingfish Road $1,995,000 Pr emier SIR Is abelle Edwards 564-4080 >$2,000,00031 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive From $2,500,000 Pr emier SIR C all 239-514-5050 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 32 BONITA BAY BAYWOODS 26301 Woodlyn Drive $2,700,000 Pr emier SIR Carol Wood/Claire McMahon 822-3709 >$3,000,00033 OLD NAPLES 531 8th Avenue South $3,495,000 Pr emier SIR Marty/Debbi McDermott 564-4231 NEW LISTING34 OLD NAPLES 155 20th Avenue South $3,995,000 Pr emier SIR Steve Smiley 298-4327 >$4,000,00035 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1280 Osprey Trail $4,995,000 Pr emier SIR C all 239-261-3148 >$5,000,00036 AQUALANE SHORES 2026 7th Street South $5,650,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals William O. Farrington 239-572-1518 37 PORT ROYAL 2550 Lantern Lane $5,950,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Peter G. Reppucci 239595-6500 >$6,000,00038 PORT ROYAL 3999 Rum Row $6,950,000 Pr emier SIR Tess McC arthy 2070118 >$10,000,00039 PORT ROYAL 3775 Rum Row $13,100,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Richard G. Prebish, II 239-357-6628>$200,0001 PARK SHORE LEXINGTON 4022 Belair Lane #2 $229,000 Pr emier Sothebys International Realty Ed Cox/Jeff Cox 860-8806 2 PELICAN LANDING MYSTIC RIDGE 25200 Goldcrest Drive #511 $255, 000 Pr emier SIR Maryanne Kennedy 405-0266 3 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD PALMETTO RIDGE 9241 Palmetto Ridge Drive #202 $299,000 Pr emier SIR Fred Alter 2694123 >$300,0004 BONITA BAY THE HAMPTONS 26911 Wyndhurst Court #101 $389,000 Pr emier SIR Connie/Max Lummis 289-3543>$400,0005 THE STRADA AT MERCATO Located just North of Vanderbilt Beach Rd on US 41 From $400s Pr emier SIR C all 239-594-9400 Mon. Sat. 10-8 and Sun. 12-8 6 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1602 Prices from the mid $400s. Pr emier SIR Tom Gasbarro 404-4883 Open Mon. Fri. 10-4 and Sat. Sun. 1-4 7 STONEBRIDGE THORNBROOKE 1849 Pondside Lane $444,500 Pr emier SIR Dave/ Ann Renner 7 84-5552 8 KENSINGTON CANTERBURY GREENS 5013 Kensington High Street $449,500 Premier SIR Vir ginia/Randy Wilson 450-9091 9 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE LANDINGS 355 Park Shore Drive #134 $450,000 Pr emier SIR Larry Roorda 860-2534 10 PELICAN MARSH SEVILLE 1816 Seville Blvd. #922 $450,000 Pr emier SIR Linda Perry/ Judy Perry 261-6161 11 PELICAN MARSH OSPREY POINTE 9009 Whimbrel Watch Lane #101 $499,900 Premier SIR T erri Moellers/Sharon Kaltenborn 404-7887>$500,00012 BONITA BAY ESPERIA AND TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive New construction from the mid $500s Pr emier SIR C all 239-4951105 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 13 MOORINGS MIRAMAR CLUB 2750 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #202 $555,000 Pr emier SIR Ruth Trettis 403-4529 14 PELICAN MARSH TROON LAKES 9194 Troon Lakes Drive $593,500 Pr emier SIR Cathy Owen 269-3118 >$600,00015 WYNDEMERE GOLF COTTAGES 264 Edgemere Way East $685,000 Pr emier SIR Kathryn Hurvitz 659-5126 >$700,00016 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way Starting in the $700s Pr emier SIR Call 239-594-1700 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 17 BONITA BAY ESPERIA SOUTH 4951 Bonita Bay Blvd. #803 $795,000 Pr emier SIR Carol Johnson/Michael/Ginger Lickley 948-4000 NEW LISTING 18 PELICAN BAY GROSVENOR 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd. #1705 $795,000 Pr emier SIR J eri Richey 269-2203 19 PELICAN BAY VILLAS AT PELICAN BAY 561 Gulf Park Drive #4 $799,000 Pr emier SIR Kathy M orris 777-8654 >$800,00020 PARK SHORE 743 Old Trail Drive $849,000 Pr emier SIR Mitch/S andra Williams 370-8879 >$900,00021 PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB II 435 Dockside Drive #703 $925,000 Pr emier SIR Suzanne Ring 821-7550 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 35 36 37 38 39 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 21


Royal Harbor, 2651 Tarpon Rd Panoramic view of Naples Bay. 4 bedroom, pool/spa, 80 of dock with lifts, just under 6,000 sq. ft. of Naples nest. For more info Text MHG1 To: 97063. 4/5.5 (H5516) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $3,495,000 Pelican Bay, 806 Slash Pine Ct Tucked away in serene cul de sac, 5870 T.Sq Ft Pool Home. Lovingly renovated in 08 & 09, upgrades incl new tile roof, new Hurricane windows, resurfaced pool. Open Sunday. 3/2.5 (H4744) e HutchisonCarmony Team, 272-4462 $1,369,000 Colliers Reserve, 862 Barcarmil Way London Bay (former model) custom home w/over 6000 T.sq ft of living space. Superb finishes incl hdwd flring, wet bar, frplc, marble, granite, pvt elevator. Open Sunday. 3+Den/3.5 (H4839) The Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-4462 $1,279,000 Moorings, 2905 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #N7N is tremendous unit is completely updated, granite counter tops, new appliances, a truly luxurious nish. Watch sunrise and sunset 2 lanais. 3/4 (C5043) Dustin Beard, 289-2650 $1,250,000 Pelican Bay, 815 Arrowhead Ln Special home on huge cul-de-sac lot w/crown molding, vol/tray ceilings, pool, spa, chipping & putting green. Attached garden apt is ideal for guests & family. 4+Den/3 (H5561) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $939,000 Stonebridge, 1975 Essex Cir Seldom available Faireld with den on cul-de-sac. Former decorator model with heated pool in sunny private setting in the desirable Hawthorne of Stonebridge. 4+Den/3 (H5682) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $829,000 Pelican Bay, 807 Knollwood Ct Heres your opportunity to own a SFH in Pelican Bay priced to accommodate YOUR style of FL living. Bright, open oor plan, vaulted ceilings, replace, lg lot. 3/3 (H5465) Mary Halpin, PA, 269-3005 $799,000 Old Naples, 555 5th Ave S #PH-4 e Grand Penthouse East. Strong new decorator model close to the beach. Nestled away from the others and oers elegant living at tree top level. 2+Den/2 (C5120) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $744,900 Pelican Bay, 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd, #1503 Spectacular! Watch sunsets from your 15th oor lanai w/unrestricted views of Gulf. SW exp. Spacious unit-newer A/C, tile, updated baths. Turnkey/move-in ready. 2+Den/2.5 (C6967) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $724,900 Pelican Bay, 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd, #1404 Breathtaking Gulf Views from 14th oor! Many upgrades include newer A/C, granite, tray ceilings. Huge master bedroom. Turnkey and move-in ready. 2/2.5 (C6970) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $712,500 Moorings, 2200 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #J4 Situated at the entrance of Doctors Pass, this updated, turnkey furnished unit oers view of Gulf, Pass & Bay. Steps from beach, 2nd unit oers a 1-car gar. 2/2 (C6163) Dustin Beard, 289-2650 $699,999 Tiburon, 2843 Tiburon Blvd E, #102 Beautiful turnkey furnished 2nd oor condo with private elevator has many upgrades in 2400 sq ft living area plus 2 car garage and signature membership. 3/2 (C7239) Mark Maran, 777-3301 $687,900 Vanderbilt Beach, 25 Bluebill Ave, #PH 4 Aordable Penthouse Living! SW Exp w/views of Gulf. Spacious 11th unit. Updates incl 18 tile/diag throughout, crown molding & plantation shutters. Turnkey. 2/2 (C6981) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $674,900 Kensington, 4360 Kensington High St Custom 2-story Villa, over 4000 T. Sq Ft., New pool & spa, Oce-family room plus bedroom with ensuite bath. Golf course view. Open Sunday. 3+Den/3 (V1366) e HutchisonCarmony Team, 272-7000 $640,000 Tiburon, 2805 Tiburon Blvd E, #102 2-car garage, private elevator 2400 sq ft of living area. Amenities include: tness ctr, clubhouse, community pool/spa, concierge service, pvt beach shuttle. 3/2 (C6573) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $625,000 Mediterra, 15509 Monterosso Ln, #102 Loaded with extras and professionally furnished. Spectacular long lake views & is within walking distance to the Mediterra clubhouse. 3/2.5 (C5214) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $600,000 Imperial Shores, 4865 Regal Dr A Boaters Dream & priced to sell. Unique Key West style home w/ boat dock, lift & seawall. Super southern views of canal & bay to Gulf. Bi-level lanai. 3 bdrm. 3/2 (H4238) e HutchisonCarmony Team, 272-4462 $590,000 Pelican Marsh, 9146 Troon Lakes Dr Delightful spacious pool home with private setting, mature landscaping. Plantation shutters, electric storm shutters, 2 car garage. 3/2 (V1451) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $560,000 Spanish Wells, 28401 Sombrero Dr Bright, airy home w golf course/water views. Updated kit w granite. 2+car gar. volume ceilings, pool. 2710 sf. Golf avail. Beaches 3 miles. 3/3.5 (H5212) Connie Spitzmiller 248-7616 $539,000 Naples Lakes Country Club, 4740 Cerromar Dr Well maintained Franklin model. Pool, hurricane shutters, pillared columns. Bundled golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. Seller oers a 1 year HO Warranty!. 2+Den/2 (H5345) Annemarie M. Giannini, 289-1820 $464,000 Lake Park, 1171 14th Ave N Newly renovated lakefront home. New kitchen, baths, hardwood oors, A/C, windows to current hurricane code, fenced yard & fabulous location. 3+Den/3 (H5409) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $450,000 Pelican Bay, 6500 Valen Way, #405 Outstanding 3 bedrm 2 bath end-unit oor plan in heart of Pelican Bay featuring 3 lanais is just short stroll or tram ride thru nature preserve to the beach. 3/2 (C7279) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $450,000 Spanish Wells, 28622 Highgate Dr Bright, spacious home with golf/lake views. Vaulted ceilings, pool, electric shutters, pavers, many updates. 2571 sq. ft. Golf available. 3 miles to beaches. 3/2.5 (H5594) Connie Spitzmiller 248-7616 $440,000 Naples Bay Resort, 1055 Sandpiper St, #H 205 Many ne restaurants, shops, art galleries and attractions on 5th Ave. South, Bay front, and Tin City are within walking distance. Great amenities. 2/2 (C4072) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $439,000 Pelican Bay, 6520 Valen Way, #C303 Pleasant hide-away in the treetops overlooking golf course and lake. Well-kept 2/2 with rental history. All amenities of Pelican Bay. 2/2 (C7171) Merry Coolidge, 450-4924 $425,000 Pelican Marsh, 2420 Ravenna Blvd, #202 Outstanding lake view from this lovely 2nd oor coach home. 2,015 air-conditioned sq. ft. Minutes to Beaches, shopping dining and entertainment. 3+Den/3 (C6226) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $400,00 Banyan Woods, 5008 Maxwell Cir, #101 2000+ sf 1st oor coach home in sought-after location w/in walking distance to shopping & restaurants. Rich details & upgrades make this home truly exceptional. 3/2 (C7310) Linda C. 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Cuba on My Mind, a collection of Cuban and Cuban-American art, will be on display March 12 through April 30 at The von Liebig Art Center. The show came about after curator Jack OBrian of The von Liebig was invited to Cuba last summer to visit several artists in their studios. What he found was a prolific art scene where artists openly expressed symbols of freedom, feelings of loss for loved ones, a longing for travel and even some satire in their work. The show consists of more than 30 paintings, photographs and mixed media works from private and public collections. Artists who live in Cuba are represented, as are some Cuban-Americans who live in the United States. They include: Third-generation painter Eduardo Miguel Abela Torras, who lives in Old Havana and whose poster design was chosen by the Cuban Institute of Art and Commercial Cinematography for the 2010 Cuban Film Festival. Works by Mr. Torras father and grandfather will also be in the show.Dirty, rotten goodThe Naples Players tale of two con men earns rave reviews. C8 Mending Broken HeartsThe Shelters annual luncheon, and more important happening from all around town. C32-37 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011Art After DarkCrayton Cove galleries welcome evening browsers and buyers. C12 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 COURTESY IMAGETorr s Infanta & Malec n, by Eduardo Miguel Abela SEE CUBAN, C4 A r t Af t e r D a r k von Liebig showcases works by Cuban and Cuban-American artistsSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY o m w Dirty, r o Th e N a pl es o f two con ra ve r ev ie w horn Dit golden THE MAN WITH THE The Grammy Award-winning Chris Botti also has a great stage presenceBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ WHEN CHRIS BOTTI PUTS HIS 1939 Martin Committee Handcraft trumpet to his lips, its like a siren singing: compelling, haunting, beautiful and moody impossible not to listen to. It uncovers the loneliness within your heart and speaks its secrets. The best compliment is when someone comes up (after a show) and goes, I didnt know SEE BOTTI, C4 >> Chris BottiCOURTESY PHOTO

PAGE 80 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 that marriage is just a long-term opportunity to practice loving someone even when they dont deserve it, she writes. Because most of the time, your messy, farting, macaroni-and-cheese eating man will not be doing what you want him to.I see her point, but I still think it sounds like a lot of (not very rewarding) work. A lot of cleaning, a lot of cooking and a lot of catering to someone elses needs. Maybe instead of worrying about why were not married, we should worry about why we want to be married in the first place. Television writer Tracy McMillan has published a scandalous article on The Huffington Post with the appropriately controversial title, Why Youre Not Married. Ms. McMillan, whose screenwriting credits include Mad Men and United States of Tara, identifies herself as a sort of jailhouse lawyer of relationships. Accurate, considering shes been married three times. Listening to relationship tips from Ms. McMillan is like learning how to have a successful marriage from Steve Harvey, who is also thrice married and who left his second wife for his mistress. But, truth be told, they both give good advice. Ms. McMillan says if youre an unmarried woman over 30, youre doing something wrong. For starters, youre probably angry. Youre mad at your ex-boyfriend, your father or past presidents, and you carry that anger like a Ferragamo bag filled with rocks. Or perhaps youre shallow. Yes, you want a man whos tall and good-looking, wholl make people at your high school reunion forget you ever had bad teeth or big hair. But Ms. McMillan says only one thing really matters when choosing a husband, and thats character.Why were not married SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS artisHENDERSON ...marriage is just a long-term opportunity to practice loving someone even when they dont deserve it...If you were looking for a man of character, you would have found one by now. Men of character are, by definition, willing to commit. The third reason youre single? Youre giving it away for free. Hooking up with some guy in a hot tub on a rooftop is fine for the ladies of Jersey Shore but theyre not trying to get married. You are. You also might be lying to yourself. You know a mans not ready to commit, but you let him get away with bad behavior anyway. Hell call in the middle of the night just to see whats up (and can he come over?), but he never takes you out for brunch the next morning. And another reason youre not married, at least according to Ms. McMillan: Youre selfish. Chances are you think a lot about you, she says. You think about your thighs, your outfits your career. A married woman doesnt spend much time weighing her own problems because, as Ms. McMillan writes, She has too much s**t to do. She should know. She lives with her 13-year-old son who is a single-cell protozoa ver sion of a husband. Heres what my son wants out of life: macaroni and cheese, a video game and Kim Kardashian. Come to think of it, isnt that what every man wants?Ms. McMillan ends her article on an optimistic note, acknowledging that marriage might not make us happy, but it offers us the chance to be bigger (and better) than ourselves.The bottom line is th at marri a o pportunit y s omeone e d eserve it m ost of t h tin g mac a m an will n w ant him I see h e r i t sounds r ewardin g in g, a lo t cat e n o we r should w o to be marri e n of char e by now i on, will e ? Youre in a hot ladies o f tryin g to yoursel f commit a d behav d le of th e d can h e s yo u ou t n ot mar M cMi ll an : o t about o ut you r r t s p en d p roblem s t es, Sh e w it h h e r cell pro u t of life: ame an d a t e edgm ake u s h app y bu t t t i t offe r s u s th e c han ce to be bi gg er (a nd b etter ) th an o ur se lv es Th e bo t t om l ine is (239) 263-8881 320 13th Ave. South, Naples, FL 34102Trunk ShowMarch 23rd & 24th CWC Magnetic Necklaces 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


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PAGE 82 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 anything about what to expect, and I cried three times in the middle of the show! he says. To me that means that theyre not on their BlackBerry, theyre in the moment with the music, and it takes them to that place. Its a great compliment. Those who pigeonhole Mr. Botti in the smooth jazz/aural wallpaper category would be wrong. His music has much more substance and creativity than that. After all, this is a guy whos toured with Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon and Frank Sinatra, for two weeks. He toured with Sting for 26 months as a featured soloist on the Brand New Day tour. Now he headlines his own shows. He comes to the Philharmonic Center for the Arts on Monday, March 14. As of press time, tickets were sold out, but its always worth checking for last-minute availability due to cancellations. Barring that, a road trip to West Palm Beach on Thursday, March 17, or Sarasota on Saturday, March 19, might be in order (see box for details). Mr. Botti plays between 220 and 250 shows a year and is on the road 300 days a year, he calculates. This year alone, we have eight trips abroad; Australia, Japan and Europe are already booked.Addicted to touringFor eight of the past 10 years, he literally had no home, and very few possessions, save his suitcase and trumpet. Now he has a home in Los Angeles, and a few possessions. But hes touring so much, hes not there very often, he says. Asked if owning a house means hes finally putting down roots, he replies, At least the house has roots. I have yet to cook a meal in the kitchen. But I have a beautiful view. Its a place to practice. Perhaps its best to say that this mans home is on the stage. Im addicted to (touring). I have an appetite for it, he says. Being in Stings band, I developed a real affection for the road, and it hasnt stopped. Even if they love to perform in concert, many musicians find the road grueling. But you cant have one without the other, Mr. Botti knows. What its all about for him, he says, is going into a city and so impressing the audience that the bookers call you the next day and invite you back for the following year. Thats your main currency as a musician People like Sting, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, U2 whats the one common thread? They tour non-stop. They dont let their audiences go.Giving guests their dueIn addition to loving his audiences, Mr. Botti also follows a philosophy on the road: Instead of spending money on a light show and an entourage, he spends his money on better guest artists. Hes generous with stage time, and doesnt hog the spotlight. When people come to the show, they wont see things exploding on stage or fancy costumes, he says (though he always cuts a sharp figure in a black or navy Tom Ford suit, black tie and white shirt). Theyll say, Oh my God, Ive never seen musicians like Lisa Fisher singing, or a violinist like that, or a drummer like that, or seen a band with such camaraderie. Ms. Fisher, who joins Mr. Botti on this tour, has been touring with the Rolling Stones for the past 18 years. Shes still touring with them, but theyre on hiatus, Mr. Botti says. Shes got a voice! I tell people about it, I tell them, You gotta hear it! Shes a mixture of Mariah Carey and Andrea Bocelli. For his latest CD, Chris Botti in Boston, recorded with the Boston Pops (Keith Lockhart conducting), he had Yo-Yo Ma, Josh Groban, John Mayer, Steven Tyler, Sting, Dominic Miller, Lucia Micarelli and Katharine McPhee as guest artists. (The concert is also available as a DVD.) He believes in interacting with the audience and with his band. Pop music now is all phoned in from a computer beneath the stage, he says. Its sad. Theres a camaraderie thats been lost. You see a singer in front of the stage, and the band is faceless background. They dont interact with one another in an old school way, the way Sinatra and Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. would. The result, he adds, is that the audience doesnt get a sense of the artist as a person.More than stage presenceAs much as he enjoys being a showman, however, Mr. Botti is serious about his craft and possesses a strong work ethic. And though he loves jazz, he doesnt like jazz shows that are way too obtuse, he says. Im a trained musician. And if its over my head, what is the average audience member thinking? he asks. He feels he owes his success to Sting. In fact, he separates his career into two parts: everything he learned up to the time he began touring with Sting, and everything that came after. How do I say this without sounding corny? he says. My whole career, everything, the success of my career, is linked to Sting. I was in his band for two years, and then he hired me and my band to be an opening act for him. Hes my closest friend. Hes like family. Touring with Sting gave Mr. Botti exposure to a wide audience. Hed say, I think you can do this. Step out there with your band, surround yourself with the best and go for it. All the dominoes fell for me in a positive way (because) I had that guy that believes in me and thinks Im fantastic. Of course, Mr. Botti has a strong work ethic himself and was smart enough to realize that touring with big-name musicians was an ideal opportunity to learn about the business firsthand. I tried to watch everything (Sting) did, he says. He had a real workmans ethic about touring: This is what you do. You dont make millions and say goodbye. You tour as much now as 30 years ago. He gets up everyday and practices his guitar. With three gold records and two platinum DVDs of his concerts, Mr. Bottis career has taken off like hed never dreamed. Hes recorded with artists such as Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin and Thomas Dolby and performed with James Taylor, Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli. One person I have not worked with that I would like to is Peter Gabriel, he says. I love his music, the sound of his instrument, his voice. Ive played with so many great musicians, my wish list is short. Id like to play with (pianist) Keith Jarrett Id like to perform with Barbra Streisand. You never know. The skys the limit. He sometimes has unusual guest artists. At a recent Kennedy Center performance, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright came up on stage and played drums on a song. When I asked her (if shed play with us), her eyes lit up. She said she was glad she was wearing her leather skirt she felt more rock n roll in it. She was like a kid. She held her drumsticks up like she was playing with Metallica!Remembering whenMr. Botti says he knew he wanted to play the trumpet the first time he heard bandleader Doc Severinsen on The Tonight Show. When he was 12 and heard a recording of Miles Davis doing My Funny Valentine, his world turned upside down and his fate was sealed. It was a concert album of a 1964 performance given at Lincoln Centers Philharmonic Hall, now known as Avery Fisher Hall. There was an intro by Herbie Hancock, he recalls. With the first notes by Mr. Davis, he continues, My whole world just went bang! I was into it. This January, Mr. Botti found himself performing in an all-star band at the White House for the Obamas, the Clintons, the Carters, and Chinese President Hu Jinato. In one of those funny ways that life sometimes comes around full circle, he was invited to play My Funny Valentine with Herbie Hancock. As much of an honor as it was to be one foot away from political royalty, he says, in my head, Im reliving my experience as a 12-year-old. Herbie didnt know the impact of the song on me. He plays that introduction, the way Herbie does, and it was a big rush for me. Never in a million years did I think it would happen. It was a couple of weeks later that he played the Kennedy Center and invited Ms. Albright to join him on the stage. Never for one second does Mr. Botti take his success for granted. Theres no combination for whats going to make a person like an instrumentalist, he says. Its so haphazard Im really, really lucky. BOTTIFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTOChris Botti forgoes an entourage and fancy light show in favor of world-class guest artists. Chris Botti in concert >> When: 8 p.m. Monday, March 14 >> Where: The Philharmonic Center for the Arts >> Cost: Sold out at press time; check for lastminute availability >> Info: 597-1900 or >> At the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, Thursday, March 17; (800) 572-8471 or >> At the Van Wezel in Sarasota, Saturday, March 19; (800) 826-9303 in the know Cuban Eduardo Roca Salazar, also known as Choco, who creates limited edition collagraphs. Cuban-American Jos Andres Matos Alonso, who goes by the name JAMA and lives in Naples. JAMAs large-scale paintings are widely collected and adorn the walls of galleries worldwide. One of his works in Cuba on My Mind is titled The Conflict. It was painted shortly after the artist left Cuba in 2002 to begin a new life.Special eventsCarol Damian, an expert in Latin American art and the curator at the Patricia and Philip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, helped procure some of the works for Cuba on My Mind. Ms. Damian will present a lecture about the exhibit at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at The von Liebig. Tickets are $10 for Naples Art Association members and $15 for others. An opening reception for the exhibition takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, at The von Liebig. Admission to the catered event is free for NAA members and $10 for others. For more information, call 262-6517 or visit CUBANFrom page 1 Cuba on My Mind, an exhibit of works by Cuban and Cuban-American artists >> Where: The von Liebig Art Center, 585 Park St., Naples >> When: March 12-April 30 Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday >> Admission: $5 donation requested Opening reception: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, >> March 11; free for Naples Art Association members, $10 for others >> Exhibit lecture: 3 p.m. Thursday, March 10; $10 for NAA members, $15 for others >> Info: 262-6517 or in the know COURTESY IMAGEJos Andres Matos Alonso The Conflict


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 Man cant live off of Meatballs alone Buca Favorite NAPLES 8860 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH 2 3 9.596.6662 Art in Bloom A judged flower show takes place today and Sunday at the Marco Island Art League, 1010 Winterberry Drive. The show launches Arts Afire, a weeklong celebration of the arts on Marco Island. 394-1375 or hfdiebler@ More Marco Art The second annual Marco Island Art and Fine Crafts Festival runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Veterans Park. Underground Art Underground Art Saturday runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Pine Ridge Industrial Park. 821-1061. Big Bonita Show The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents the Bonita Springs National Art Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. $5 donation requested. 495-8989 or www. Beach Fun The Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival runs today and Sunday with activities planned throughout the weekend at a variety of locations. 229-0649. Art After Dark Art After Dark runs from 6-9 p.m. at the Galleries of Crayton Cove. Refreshments, entertainment and exhibits at several art galleries and studios. 659-2787. See story on page C12. Sunday, March 13 Foreign Film The FGCU Renaissance Academy presents Breaker Morant (Australia, 1980) from 1-4 p.m. at the Naples Center of FGCU, 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Suggested donation: $5. Big Band The Gulf Coast Big Band performs at 2 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. Bring a blanket or chairs. 434-4925. Outdoor Concert The Bonita Springs Concert Band plays at 2 p.m. at Riverside Park on Old 41 Road. 4053320. Devotional Tunes St. Pauls Episcopal Church, in cooperation with the Southwest Florida Italian Opera Society, presents Walking With God at 3 p.m. at the church. $20. 643-0197. Films on Fifth See Maos Last Dancer at Blackburn Hall at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 for time and tickets. Music & Laughs An Evening of Comedy and Music starring Vic Arnell and Holly Lipton begins at 7 p.m. at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive. $40. 6420800 for more information. Monday, March 14 Opera Benefit Irish tenor Anthony Kearns performs at 7 p.m. at North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette Rd. N. in a benefit concert for Opera Naples. $35-$55. 514-7464. Mamma Mia! The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs Films for Film Lovers presents Mamma Mia at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. $8. 495-8989 or Concert Pianist The Italian Cultural Society presents internationally acclaimed concert pianist Cristiana Pegoraro at 5 p.m. at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Dr. Wine and hors doeuvres follow. $49. 434-3323. See story page C16. Tuesday, March 15 Meet the Author Sunshine Booksellers hosts author Karen Harper from 1-3 p.m. at 677 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 393-0353. Pop Divas The Pop Divas of the s and s is presented at 2 p.m. at the South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542. Dance Show Burn the Floor takes the stage today through Sunday at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 481-4849 or www. Wednesday, March 16 Irish Dance The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Live at the Promenade! Irish Dance with Kellyn Keltic Arts at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. 495-8989 or www. All About Opera The Italian Opera Society presents a lecture and performance on Verismo Opera Cavalleria Rustican and Pagliacci at 3:30 p.m. at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. (313) 702-9264 or dinoopera@ Partner Yoga Wednesday Night Out at the Naples Botanical Garden features partner yoga with Shanti Shanbon from 6-9 p.m. or 643-7275. Dinner & Show Freds Food, Fun & Spirits presents Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad at 8 p.m., with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Rd. 431-7928. Coming up Alls Fair The Collier County Fair runs March 17-27, with rides, entertainment, food and more. Concert Series The Fifth Third Bank Erich Kunzel Community Concert Series presents the Naples Orchestra and Chorus at Edison State College-Naples Campus at 7 p.m. March 18. 641-9801. Bluegrass Tunes Avery County Bluegrass performs at 7 p.m. March 18 at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or www. Dinner Show The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Live at the Promenade! Joey & Marias Comedy Italian Wedding at 6 p.m. March 18-19 at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. $45-$50. 495-8989 or www. Music Program The Presidents Concert is presented by the Bower School of Music at 7:30 p.m. March 18 in the Music Building at FGCU. 590-7851 or Guitar Duo Aztec Two Step performs March 18-19 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900. Ice Show The Smuckers Stars on Ice 25th Anniversary Show starts at 7:30 p.m. March 19 at Germain Arena. 948-7825. Jazz It Up The Naples Daily News Jazz Band performs from 2-4 p.m. March 20 in the band shell at Cambier Park. 435-3493. Jazz in the Garden The Naples Botanical Garden presents The Stu Shelton Trio 2-4 p.m. March 20. Bring a blanket or chair. Uplifting Tunes Voices of Naples presents All Things Bright and Beautiful at 3 p.m. March 20 at East Naples United Methodist Church. www. Jazz Concert The Naples Jazz Orchestra performs from 7-9 p.m. March 21 I the band shell at Cambier Park. 592-9205 or 348-3675. Youth Theater The Naples Players and KidzAct present High School Musical 2 March 21-22 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or Film Fest The inaugural Fort Myers Film Festival kicks off at 7 p.m. March 23 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. 481-4849. Perfect Harmony The Paradise Coastmen Barbershop Chorus performs at free concert at 7:30 p.m. March 24 at Our Savior Lutheran Chur ch, 1955 Curling Ave. 597-4091. Flowers & More The Naples Botanical Garden and the Naples Garden Club present the 58th annual Naples Flower Show from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 25-26 at the Garden. 643-7275 or www. Send calendar listings to events@ Plain e-mail, jpegs or Word documents, please. No pdfs.WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO COURTESY PHOTOKennedy Center Honoree Leon Fleisher makes his first appearance with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra when he performs Fleisher Plays Rave at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 10-12. Michael Stern conducts. A Concert Prelude with both Mr. Fleisher and Mr. Stern begins one hour before each concert. Tickets are $64 for adults and $25 for students. Call 597-1900 or visit

PAGE 86 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 NAPLES 11965 Collier Blvd. #1 (239) 352-1242 BONITA 26801 S. Tamiami Tail (239) 948-9700www.senortequilasnaples.comFamily Owned & Operated with 21 Years ExperienceFresh Food Prepared Daily Authentic Mexican Food.LIVEEntertainment! BUY ONELunch or Dinner Entre and get the SECOND FREEWith the purchase of 2 Drinks. Bonita Location Only. HAPPYHOURWeekdays 3-7pm Large Variety of Tequilas Best Mexican Restaurant in Town! >> What: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels >> When: through April 2 >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre >> Cost: $35, $10 for ages 18 and under >> Info: 263-7990 or If you go some of the best scenes of the musical. Ms. Guthery knows how to belt out a song, and few in the area can match her at musical comedy. New Yorks loss is definitely our gain. If acting is playing dress-up for adults, the women of the cast must be thrilled. They not only get to wear fancy gowns, but also dress up as nuns, French maids, cowgirls and ugly Americans, thanks to costume designer Dot Auchmoodys efforts. Mr. Flynns spacious and airy set makes creative use of white shutters and imaginatively lit backdrops. Ms. Fornaras choreography is sparkling. Its amazing to see what she does with this troupe of amateurs and how well they dance throughout the show. The Players dancing, once an object of derision, is now something to be admired, thanks for Ms. Fornaras instruction over the years. And Mr. Fornaras orchestra is top-notch. Signs at the box office and by the stage doors warn of adult language and situations. And Dirty Rotten Scoundrels does contain some language and scenes not typical of a classic Broadway musical. (Many scenes seem to appeal to the male sense of humor, especially.) Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is clever, fun and way, way overthe-top. In fact, the Love is My Legs duet with Ms. Needle and Mr. Freshko is a send-up of the great overwrought romantic duets often found in musicals. The night I saw it, the audience seemed a little subdued at first, not getting the jokes, maybe not sure what to make of it. But soon, they were laughing. (But they seemed to miss the Mutual of Omaha joke, among others.) Ms. Dunnagan has done a smash-up job with this, and once again, has a hit on her hands. can swindle $50,000 out of soap heiress Christine Colgate (Laura Needle) wins; the loser has to leave town and never return.And so the fun begins. The suave and debonair Lawrence is one of the best roles Ive seen Mr. Little play. And Mr. Freshko is his perfect foil: crass and socially inept. When he performed Great Big Stuff, which is more spoken than sung, I thought: oh no, he cant sing. But then later, in Nothing Is Too Wonderful, he opened his mouth and I thought: Where did that gorgeous voice come from? The score, written by Tony-nominated composer/ lyricist David Yazbek (who also wrote the incredible songs for The Full Monty), has extremely clever lyrics, so I was pleased to see the Players had taken pains with the sound balance, so the singers could be heard clearly. And they were, until some microphone feedback early in Act I inspired someone to turn down the volume on the two male leads. They then battled the wonderful orchestra for the rest of the evening. And that was a shame, because the lyrics are very, very witty. There also seemed to be some problems with the lighting. While the set was nicely lit, the actors didnt always enjoy such care. Spotlights often came on late, and sometimes the ensemble seemed to be dancing in the dark. Ms. Needle is perfect as the soap detergent heiress. When she arrives toward the end of the first act in a lime green dress that practically shouts, Look at me! she provides a zippy energy to the whole proceedings. She plays sweet and nave very well, though on Here I Am! her timing seemed a bit off.ARTS COMMENTARY You might think Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has worn out its welcome. After all, the current production at the Sugden Community Theatre by The Naples Players is the third time in three seasons that the musical has played here. Last season it played at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers, and the season previous to that, the Philharmonic Center for the Arts had the national tour of the show for a week. (And I had the good fortune of seeing it on Broadway just prior to that, so the Naples Players performance made it the fourth time for me.) The good news about Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is that the show holds up well, even under repeated viewings. And The Naples Players have done an outstanding job with it. Smart theatergoers know that the Players generally put on two big musicals each year one during the height of season and one in the summer. Generally, the Players artistic director, Dallas Dunnagan, directs, Matt Flynn is in charge of the sets, Charles Fornara handles the music and Dawn Lebrecht Fornara choreographs. This team is almost always a winning combination. And Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is no exception. Based on the 1988 Michael Caine/ Steve Martin movie (which itself is loosely based on the 1964 David Niven/ Marlon Brando movie Bedtime Story), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels tells the story of Lawrence Jameson (a dapper James Little), a con man living off of women in the French Riveria. In exchange for some romance and lots of attention, the ladies gladly turn over money and jewelry to him. Hes assisted in his cons by Andre (a droll Randy Jones), the chief of police, who gets a cut. One day, a new con man, Freddie (a scruffy Michael Freshko), shows up in town. Freddie is vulgar and uncouth, and when he realizes Lawrence is making lots of money, he threatens to expose him unless he teaches him the ropes.So the two make a deal: Whoever c o C w t nancySTETSON Scoundrels proves sometimes crime does payMary Ann McAvoy McKerrow pleased the audience with her over-the-top portrayal of Jolene, a dim-witted Oklahoman in cowgirl attire and bright blue eye shadow. (Mr. Yazbek cleverly titles his song Oklahoma? with a question mark, probably because the Broadway musical Oklahoma! uses an exclamation point.) But its Debi Guthery who almost runs away with the show in her portrayal of Muriel Eubanks, of Omaha. Lawrence, concentrating on trying to win his bet with Freddie, passes Muriel off to Andre, in hopes of convincing her to leave town. But sparks fly between them, almost despite themselves, and they give sp sh t e u th er de ad i n t o t h g R s t m : s y / o e ) r e e n s so rd m e r l y n e o n t he n n f m g d c t A s s b u t e ) e Michael Freshko as the not-so-suave con man Freddy, with hotel staffers in a scene from Act 1. COURTESY PHOTOSRandall Jones and James Little make conning a snap in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.


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VAN CLEEF & ARPELS WILL ALSO DONATE 5% OF SALES MADE AT THEIR BOUTIQUEMarch 11 March 13BEGINING AT 2PM ON MARCH 11TH, UP TO $5,000 OF SALES* AT WATERSIDE SHOPS WILL BE DONATED TO IMMOKALEE FOUNDATION.March 12GOLISANO CHILDRENS MUSEUM OF NAPLES BEAUTIFULLY OUTDOORS A HANDS-ON CHILDRENS EVENT. ALL ARE INVITED! 11AM 3PM IN THE PAVILION(*Up to 5% of $100,000)Waterside Shops events are secrets meant to be shared... PUZZLE ANSWERS The Community Foundation of Collier County is celebrating 25 years of providing services to donors and nonprofits throughout the community. The celebration continues on Thursday, March 24, when we present checks totaling $172,450 to 23 organizations. Our grant program has a specific focus based upon the many years of observation and feedback from our communitys nonprofits. The findings have shown that in most cases, nonprofits find it easier to raise funds for programs, rather than for operations. Unfortunately, this can lead to a lack of resources to develop the internal sustainability that is so vital for any nonprofit. In response to this, the Community Foundation board of directors has directed that our grant program focus less on program funding and more on grants that strengthen the internal skills, processes and resources that sustain organizations and the community. As a result, our program specifically targets ways to help nonprofits grow their capacity to better serve their constituents. Capacity building is defined as actions that improve nonprofit effectiveness and enhance a nonprofits ability to accomplish its mission.A focus on infrastructureExamples of capacity-building grants the foundation has funded this year will: 1. Create a pool of well trained substitute teachers for the Immokalee Early Childhood Care Collaborative; 2. Fund a comprehensive strategic plan for The Naples Zoo; 3. Fund the writing of a community plan for the Collier County Hunger and Homeless Coalition; and 4. Hire a consultant to assess the technology needs of the Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled and then purchase the needed equipment. A second, but equally important goal is to mobilize community resources by engaging our donors in the grant process and leveraging our dollars to the community. In support of this, 28 civicminded citizens dedicate hundreds of hours to review grant applications and then conduct interviews and site visits. Grant committee volunteers reap numerous rewards. When asked why he serves on the health care committee, Don Grandi is quick to reply: Too often, nonprofits get so focused on their service mission that they fail to build an organization that will allow for continuing service delivery and improving the quality of that service. Our capacity-building focus allows them to improve their internal infrastructure. The foundation believes this effort will have a positive effect, but it also requires that nonprofits think strategically and long-term. Our grant committees and foundation staff members all are committed to working with the nonprofit community to ensure best practices, efficient service delivery mechanism and sustainability. Colleen Murphy is president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Collier County, which manages more than 450 funds established by charitable individuals and organizations. To learn more about the foundation and its work, call 649-5000 or visit Community Foundation awards $172,450 in grants to Collier County nonprofitsBY COLLEEN MURPHY SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTO Volunteer members of the Community Foundations health grants committe reviewing applications. m unity. ues 4 d un dmost goa l i s r e so do a t in G teer s

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 C11 Concert Series sponsored in part by: CALL454-2067 FORTICKETS!Additional information at: Point is located just off Summerlin Rd. and McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway. CONCERTSPEAKER&SERIES 2010-2011 Four Freshmen Four Freshmen Tickets Just $35Thursday, March 24, 2011 7:30 p.m. The The You know when something feels right, and everything in your body is telling you its the right thing to do? That impulse is at the heart of The Adjustment Bureau with the hook that its manipulated by an outside, omniscient source that has no regard for your wants or desires. Its mandate is solely to do what it believes is best. Its an intriguing premise for sure, and director George Nolfi pulls it off reasonably well (he also wrote the script, which is based on a Philip K. Dick short story). The it pulling the strings is a godlike figure referred to as the Chairman, and the people who worked under the Chairman are members of the titular Adjustment Bureau. Religious devotees might see connections to God, disciples, etc., but before you cry blasphemy know that youll be tickled by the identity of the Chairman when its revealed. Until then he/she is referred to only as a person who keeps the world on track for the greater good, and is presented as someone we should be grateful for. Of course, there wouldnt be a story if everyone were so grateful. Hotshot aspiring senator David Norris (Matt Damon) has a very bright future according to the Bureau, but it doesnt include the love of his life, Elise (Emily Blunt), whom he keeps encountering on chance events that the Bureau cannot control. With the Bureau trying everything it can to keep them apart, David and Elise run and avoid the Bureau in any way possible, including by making use of the Bureaus own magical doors that connect various locales in New York City. The story would be laughably bad if we didnt believe David and Elise are in love and deserve to be together; Damon and Blunt do, thankfully, keep us rooting for their characters throughout. But this is more of a challenge than you might think: David and Elise meet during a brief encounter, which is followed by months apart, then they meet and fall deeper in love only to endure years apart after that. Even after the Bureau tells them theyre not meant to be together they never doubt their love, and because they dont, neither do we. Interesting thematic questions come into play here, specifically the idea of destiny vs. fate (which The Matrix also presented before making our minds go numb with endless action and two sequels). If nothing else, the film will get you thinking about the forces (if any) that control our lives, and speculating what our futures might hold. Any movie that opens our eyes in such a way is certainly doing something right. Thats not to say it gets everything right: Mr. Nolfi also gives us some unimpressive action sequences, and youll leave with unanswered questions. Also, the last third of the movie all but derails the intrigue that has come before it but not entirely, which is why The Adjustment Bureau warrants a marginal recommendation. Dan Hudak is the chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a nationally syndicated film critic. You can e-mail him at and read more of his work at (Voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Ned Beatty) A lizard (Mr. Depp) who pretends to be a hero happens upon a small western town thats depleted of water, leaving him forced to save the day for real. Theres an interesting political allegory in play if you read into the story, but on the surface this is a Chinatown knock-off that struggles for laughs. Rated PG.Take Me Home Tonight (Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Teresa Palmer) In this throwback to s comedies, aimless college grad Matt (Mr. Grace) has one last chance to score with high-school crush Tori (Ms. Palmer) while his sister (Ms. Faris) and best friend (Dan Fogler) also deal with moving into adulthood. It has a great s soundtrack and some amusing moments, but the story is too off-kilter and far-fetched to really click. Rated R.Beastly (Alex Pettyf er, Vanessa Hudgens, MaryKate Olsen) This modern take on Beauty and the Beast follows an arrogant high schooler (Mr. Pettyfer) consumed with appearance as hes cursed by a witch (Ms. Olsen) and forced to find love based on who he is. The teenage girl target demo will find much to cheer about, and for everyone else this one is surprisingly tolerable. Rated PG-13. LATEST FILMS CAPSULES The Adjustment Bureau REVIEWED BY DAN ............Is it worth $10? Yes danHUDAK >> Michael Bloomberg, Jon Stewart, James Carville and others appear as themselves in the opening moments. in the know


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC14 WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 The Marco Island Foundation for the Arts presents a screening of Bizets Carmen at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, at Marco Movies, 599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. The performance was recorded live at The Metropolican Opera in 1989. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 389-9463. Marco Movies presents Carmen from 1989Lyric tenor Anthony Kearns, known to millions as one of The Irish Tenors, will give a benefit concert for Opera Naples at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14, at North Naples United Methodist Church. Opera Naples fans will remember Mr. Kearns as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor earlier this year and as Romeo in last seasons Romeo and Juliet. For his upcoming performance, he will be accompanied by fellow Irishman Patrick Healy at the piano in a program of favorites from the Emerald Isle to Broadway. The Opera Naples childrens chorus will step up to the stage to join them for two numbers. A veteran of numerous opera productions and performances with orchestras around the world, Mr. Kearns has also appeared with The Irish Tenors in celebrated venues including Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, the Hollywood Bowl and on the grounds of the Capitol on the Fourth of July. Mr. Healy has toured as an accompanist for more than 50 years and spent 12 years with the National Opera in London. Considered a preeminent authority on Gilbert and Sullivan, he is also noted for his performances and recordings of Irish folk music. Celebrate the luck of the Irish with famed tenor and Opera NaplesCOURTESY PHOTOPatrick Healy accompanies tenor Anthony Kearns. >>Tenor Anthony Kearns>>What: Bene t concert for Opera Naples >>When: 7 p.m. Monday, March 14 >>Where: North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette-Frank Road >>Cost: $35 and $5 >>Info: 514-7464 or in the know


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 SHIPPING NATIONWIDEVisit Paradise Shrimp Company 866-949-6005 239-949-6001 24851 Tamiami Trail, S. Suite 5 Bonita Springs, FL 34134 At the Palm City Market on concourse D at S.W. Florida International Airport2 Locations!www.paradiseshrimponline.comor Online! 239-593-5555www.randys shmarketrestaurant.com10395 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34108 Retail Seafood Market HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pmRestaurant HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pm Check out Randys New iPhone App! NEW LOCATIONWe are opening a new location in Bonita Springs! Our new location will feature a shmarket (Randys Paradise Shrimp Co.) a new restaurant featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner, a live aquaculture sh farm, gourmet market and much more!!! FREE SAMPLES AVAILABLE DAILY!Paradise shrimp company only. NEWS FLASH! Check out Fitness for Life in Naples www. Signed Bottles For Sale!Only Available at Randys Sun Harvest Orange Juice $ 2 99 Reg. $4.99The Italian Cultural Society of Naples presents internationally acclaimed concert pianist Cristiana Pegoraro performing a new repertoire at 5 p.m. Monday, March 14, at the Moorings Presbyterian Church. Ms. Pegoraro performed to a sold-out audience in 2010. This years program will feature works by the great Italian composer Domenico Scarlatti, as well as Chopin, Beethoven and two compositions by Ms. Pegoraro, a lullaby and a tango. Ms. Pegoraro has won acclaim for her interpretations of Cuban and South American compositions. In 2007 she was given the President of Italy Award in recognition of her performances around the world. Several samples of her performances are available on YouTube, and her full biography can be found at The Italian Cultural Society will host a wine reception and hors doeuvres following the performance. Tickets for $49 are available by calling 434-3323. Acclaimed Italian pianist returnsPEGORARO The Village Church at Shell Point Retirement Community on the way to Sanibel Island presents the Purdue Varsity Glee Club from Purdue University at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 15. Founded in 1893, this select ensemble has entertained on behalf of Purdue University for campus, community, state, national and international events, averaging between 50-60 appearances each year. Embodying the spirit of service above self, the men of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club represent different backgrounds and hometowns across the country and consistently maintain a high level of academic excellence with majors ranging from engineering and education to management and biological sciences. Tickets are $10 each. For more information, call 454-2147 or visit Purdue Glee Club performs at Shell PointCOURTESY PHOTO Purdue Varsity Glee Club


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 Showcasingour Smoked Salmon Sandwichduring MarchTry ourSmoked Salmon Sandwichtoday!$8.99 Plus TaxSmoked Atlantic salmon, sliced tomato, cucumbers and basil-chive aioli on our ciabattaAirport Rd Naples, FL (239) 596-8840 Gulf Coast Town Center Ft Myers, FL (239) 466-8642 Coastland Mall Naples, FL (239) 352-8642 Text CBAKE to 97063 to receive more special offers & promos! YOU ONLY NEEDONE CLUB For more information please contact MARC FREIBURG | PREMIER CLUB 7760 Golden Gate Parkway | Naples, FL 34105 | 239.659.3714FOR A LIMITED TIME, PREMIER CLUB IS OFFERING A TRIAL MEMBERSHIP. Blood Brothers, the powerful and rags-to-riches tragedy that had the courage to tackle the urban blight of Margaret Thatchers Great Britain, runs March 10-20 at the G&L Theatre at Community School of Naples, home of the equity company TheatreZone. Willy Russells haunting musical is the story of twin brothers whose mother was forced to give one of them away at birth. The show ran for two years on Broadway and garnered seven Tony Award nominations. The London production opened in 1983 and won the Olivier Award for Best New Musical and Best Actress in its first year. It transferred to the Phoenix Theatre in Londons West End in 1991 and remains there today. For the TheatreZone production, Artistic Director Mark Danni has cast Broadway actress Andrea McArdle in the lead role as the mother, Mrs. Johnstone. Ms. McArdles real-life daughter, New York actress Alexis Kalehoff, plays Linda, the young woman who finds herself as the rope in a game of tug-of-way between the brothers. Show time for Blood Brothers at the G&L Theatre is 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $43 and $48. Group rates are available for parties of 10 or more. TheatreZones sixth season concludes in May with Beehive: The s Musical! starring Naples own Paige Miles of American Idol fame. For tickets or more information, call (888) 966-3352 or visit Tickets can also be purchased at the box office between noon and 2 p.m. Wednesdays. TheatreZone presents Blood BrothersSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY >> Blood Brothers by TheatreZone >> When: March 10-20 >> Where: G&L Theatre at Community School of Naples >> Tickets: $43 and $48 >> Info: (888) 966-3352, or at the box of ce between noon and 2 p.m. Wednesdays in the know MCARDLE KALEHOFF


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC20 WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 Breakaway Sports Pub (overlooking the ice) opens at 5:30 before every game. 239.948.PUCK (7825) 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 Heres some of whats ahead on the program at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. For more information about or tickets to any of these performances, call 597-1900 or visit The one and only Sauce Boss returns at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 11-12. The inventor of gastronomical boogie woogie sings the blues. He plays guitar. He cooks the gumbo. He makes his very own hot sauce. He cooks up a pot of gumbo right on stage during the show, and at the end everybody eats. Tickets start at $42. Elaine Newton, professor emeritus of humanities at York University in Toronto, will discuss The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman as part of her Critics Choice series at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12. Tickets are $32. M -pact, hailed as one of the best pop-jazz vocal groups in the world by the San Francisco Chronicle, brings its six voices to the Philharmonic for shows at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, March 14-15. Using only their voices, the group produces the smooth soul sounds of Stevie Wonder, the percussive power of Stomp, the funk and drive of Earth, Wind, & Fire, the hip licks of Take 6 and the brass bite of the Harry Connick Jr. Big Band. Theyve performed with Sheryl Crow, Boyz II Men, Liza Minnelli, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Bobby McFerrin, the Woody Herman Orchestra and the Maynard Ferguson Big Band, among others. Over the COMING UP AT THE PHIL COURTESY PHOTOM-pact


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 C23 With Patrick HealyThe Victor Borge of Ireland ANTHONY KEARNSSINGING BELOVED MELODIES FROM HIS HOMELAND MONDAY, MARCH 14th 7pm North Naples United Methodist Church 6000 Goodlette Rd. N. Naples Anthony Kearns presents a program spanning Ireland to Broadway, Popular Opera to Timeless Classics, and Well-Loved Melodies of a Golden Age. Generously underwritten by Eileen & Bill FullerTickets: Preferred $55General $35 AnBenefit Concert Irelands Finest Tenor Just in time for St. Pats Day All Tickets: 1-800.771.1041 239.514.Sing (7464)Generously underwritten by Wells Fargo Advisors Thursday, March 31, 7:30pm & Saturday, April 2, 3:00pm Moorings Presbyterian Church 791 Harbour Drive, NaplesNEXT Many Thanks to our Media Sponsors: TEQUILA TASTING! Wed, 3/30/11 5:30-7:30PM Sample 5 Patron tequilas and appetizers! Margarita served at the door (as your chaser). $25 advance/$30 door. Shulas Monthly Tasting Events! Last Wednesday of every month 5:30-7:30pm. Premier food, wine, liquor tastings, live music, cooking demonstrations, and more! Details/Advance online tickets: Win tickets, event updates, exclusive offers and more! Text SHULAS EVENTS to 97063 or event updates and a FREE APPETIZER! SHULAS EVENTS! THE ENGLISH PUBNaples Oldest Authentic British Tavern EST. 1969 Saturday, March 12thBACK BY POPULAR DEMAND The Rod Stewart Tribute Starring George Orr3 Course Dinner at 6:30 with show starting at 8:00. Reservations A Must!!! Just $34.95ST. PATRICKS WEEKMarch 12th to 17thLive Music Corned Beef & Irish Stew Cheapest Guiness & Harp in Town 40th Great Year!!! Make A Reservation Now For After The Parade. Floridas Oldest Authentic British Tavern Your Royal Wedding Headquarters! 2408 Linwood Avenue, East Naples Zontians have designs on fashionThe Zonta Club of Naples will hold its sixth annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, March 25, at The Strand. Proceeds will benefit the clubs Sally Sitta Awards, Naples and Immokalee teenage parenting programs and Zonta International scholarships and awards. Tickets are $80 per person. For reservations and more information, call Honey Gardiner, club president, at 598-9058. Get acquainted with newcomersThe Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have been permanent residents of Naples for no more than five years and who want to meet others who are new to the area. The club meets for a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month, year-round. In addition, groups within the club plan outings and dates to share varied interests, such as mah-jongg and duplicate bridge, gourmet cooking and discussions about philosophy. Prospective members are invited to coffee at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month. For meeting locations and more information, call 298-4083 or visit The Bonita Springs Newcomers Club welcomes women who have lived in Bonita for less than three years. Luncheons are held at area country clubs on the third Thursday of every month (December meeting is on the second Thursday). Members must attend five luncheons a year and pay annual dues of $40. A wide variety of other club activities are organized and directed by an all-volunteer board of directors. A monthly newsletter keeps members informed of programs and activities. For more information, e-mail or visit www. Club meets MondaysThe Naples Scrabble Club meets from 5:30-8:30 p.m. every Monday at Wendys on the corner of Airport Pulling and Immokalee road. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 304-5444. CLUB NOTES

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 And luxuriate in an inviting and welcoming boutique hotel in the heart of Downtown Naples. With 87 elegantly appointed rooms & suites, an intimate spa, inspired dining at Trulucks, lively McCabes Irish Pub & Grill, just steps from the beaches and everywhere you want to be.Enhance your Naples experience with one of our all inclusive packages. fth avenue south 699 fth avenue south, naples, orida 34102 888.403.8778 | 239.403.8777 | innon authenticallynaples. distinctivelydowntown. staycentered 2930_TIOF_FlaWeeklyNaplesAd.indd 1 1/24/11 11:02 AM Minor League Football TeamCarnage takes on the Pasco Poison First Home GameGolden Gate High SchoolTickets $10 Ricardo Skerrett Law Firm COLLIER CARNAGE 2011 Zoom Tan Carnage Dancers and so much more! Swamplandia!The gator-wrasslin Bigtree family made Swamplandia! a fun, kitschy destination for generations of Florida tourists. But now the parks glory days are over. With the death of its star performer, Swamplandia! lost the tourists that were its livelihood. But the Bigtrees also lost their beloved wife and mother, and without her, they are coming apart at the seams. Father Chief Bigtree (in reality a miners son from West Virginia) has concocted grandiose plans for the future that involve him disappearing for a while. Desperate to earn some money, brother Kiwi defects to the mainland to work at a nearby high-tech theme park thats hellish in every possible way. Back on the island, dreamy sister Ossie is dating a guy who might be a ghost thats the best-case scenario while 13-year-old Ava just wants to grow up already so she can win a gator-wrestling championship and save the park singlehandedly. When Ossie suddenly elopes with her phantom paramour, Ava must set off into the wilderness after her, accompanied by a mysterious feather-cloaked Bird Man and a baby alligator the color of rubies. Her quest will pull her beyond the familiar fictions of Swamplandia! and into the perilous, halfglimpsed truths that reside in the heart of the real swamp. Ms. Russells dreamlike evocation of the Florida landscape, its history and its denizens is masterful, measured yet resonant. But both its gothic mysticism and its persistent quirkiness are tinged throughout by the unsettling sense of real-world melancholy and foreboding that permeates the book. Each Bigtree kid is a unique mixture of toughness, smarts and heartbreaking naivete. Its not easy to imagine what their lives would have been like coming of age outside the unique cauldron of the swamp, the theme park and its hundred toothy residents. For kids used to wrestling real live monsters, the metaphorical ones can be the real horrors. By Karen Russell (Knopf, $24.95)REVIEWED BY EALISH WADDELL_________________________Special to Florida Weekly BEACH READING March 28th 7:30 PM $35 per personSugden Theatre 701 Fifth Avenue South Naples, FL Box Ofce 239-263-7990The Early YearsThe Later YearsMICHAEL DUTRA RICHARD DELUCA

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA & E TW0 C25ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTSave the Date Society Cuisine WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 Fishermans Wharf Book Signing Event Ft. Myers Beach March 13th Times: 12-2pm & 4-6pm Doc F ords.comDoc Fords Ft. Myers Beach708 Fishermans Wharf Dr. 239.765.9660Doc Fords Sanibel975 Rabbit Road239.472.8311 ZAGATZAGAT.COMRated by: Find Us On VOTED Best Restaurant & Best Waterfront Restaurant @ 11AM Live Music Nightly Enjoy Outdoor DiningROOFTOP THE WHALE Voted Best Casual Dining St. Pattys Day Boys of County Lee 7p-10p Shrimp Fest March 12thWeve Got Your Game! NBA, NCAA & NHLMarch Madness Starts The 15th Live Music Wed, Fri-Sun Snow on the Golden Horn, by Walt Breede. AuthorHouse. 228 pages. $14.90 hardback, $9.90 paperback. While asking readers to accept more than the usual amount of improbabilities and questions of motive, first-time novelist Walt Breede has fashioned a rousing story of international intrigue and mayhem. Whats unusual and charming in this retired Marine officers book is how he blends an idyllic portrait of American small town family life with a harrowing tale of abduction, chicanery in the art world, Turkish delights and menaces, and Russian Mafia operations. Mr. Breedes protagonist Alan Llewellyn narrates the chapters in which he appears. Like the author, Alan is a retired Marine officer whos enjoying life as a high school mathematics teacher and coach. As a sideline, he hires out as a mathematics consultant. So Alans family life is enviable, and his professional life is satisfying. His military background, including years stationed in Turkey, is a receding pool of memories until one of his consulting clients, defense contractor Sam Whelan, asks him to accept an unusual assignment. Sams younger sister Andrea, an artist whose reputation is on the upswing, has disappeared from her home just outside of New York. Sam asks Alan to provide a mathematical estimate, based on available facts, of where she is likely to be. And he offers him plenty of money to do it. Overcoming reservations about taking time away from his family, Alan accepts the assignment. In alternate chapters narrated in the third person, Mr. Breede allows readers to follow Andreas situation. We witness her abduction to Istanbul, where she is essentially imprisoned in luxury and offered a great opportunity that she cant refuse (literally). A major art dealership with wealthy clients wants her to create original artworks to order. Their customers will pay astounding prices. In addition, Andrea is asked to make copies of other artists works which she is assured will be sold as copies and not forgeries. Hmmm. Where can it go from here? Andrea is worried. Alans early explorations and calculations suggest that there is a 60 percent chance that Andrea is in Turkey. After a detective Sam hires to investigate further FLORIDA WRITERS A tale of high tension in todays Turkey philJASON produces no useful result, he persuades Alan to take the next step and assume the investigator role. The price is right, and after Alan assures his wife and daughter that everything will be okay, he arranges trips to Turkey that will not cut into his school responsibilities. More and more, Alan draws upon his military experience and skills to pursue the facts and find Andrea. The author raises the tension thermometer with each episode focusing on Andrea and her increasingly hazardous situation. She and her companion Semra, an employee of the art dealership, are under constant scrutiny. The Turkish art firm, a branch of a larger one headquartered in Russia, is manipulated by the Russian Mafia, whose agents are on hand in case the Mafias plans for managing enormously profitable art frauds are compromised. In these chapters set in Istanbul and elsewhere in Turkey, Mr. Breede lovingly draws the delights of the Turkish landscape and culture. Whenever Alan is back home in Chestertown, Va., or on a trip to a sports meet, readers see his dedication to that part of the American dream captured by the joy, fellowship and discipline of athletic competition. These chapters also lower the temperature of the tension thermometer, allowing it to be raised even higher when we return to Andreas plight and, in the latter portion of the book, to Alans strenuous efforts to find and rescue her. Well-drawn supporting characters meet the needs of the plot, and Mr. Breedes eye for authentic (or authentic-seeming) detail allows readers to enter the various settings. If anything, the author might overdo his quest for verisimilitude, giving readers too much imagery to process. However, its a small miscalculation, and that effort most often provides one of the novels many pleasures. If you like suspense, exotic locations and effective characterization, youll enjoy Snow on the Golden Horn. Keep up with Jupiter, Fla., author Walt Breede at According to the website, Mr. Breede and his wife settled in Florida after a maelstrom of a life that saw the Breede family or members thereof move from Maryland to Virginia to California to Southeast Asia to Oklahoma to Japan to Washington, D. C. to Turkey... Snow on the Golden Horn is his first novel, but not his last. i h

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda at941-575-2121 ZERONA LASER SYSTEM is HERE!!!!Body SlimmingNO INJECTIONS NO SURGERY Minimum Loss of 3 Inches & More in 2 WEEKS!North Naples (239) 594-9075 Bonita Springs (239) 498-0473 The Brooks (239) Dr. M.J. LipnikBoard Certied DermatologistLipnik Dermatology and Laser Center Thursday March 10, 2011 Free Preview Night Unlimited rides opening day special only $15 Admission Friday-Saturday-Sunday: Children under 5 $1 Children 5 16 $2 Adults 17 and up $5 Friday March 11, 2011 Country Night Entertainment Schedule Country Night 6 pm to Midnight 7:00 to 9:00 pm Country Band Night Sounds 9:30 to 11:30 pm DJ Diuvany Flores More events to be added Midnight Madness $20 unlimited rides 9 pm to Midnight Saturday March 12, 2011 Latin Night Parade Parade 2 pm Midway 3 pm to Midnight 5:00 pm Kellyn Celts Arts Irish Dance 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Latin Salsa Band Con Junto Cafe 9:30 pm Azteca Dancers More events to come Sunday March 13, 2011 Family Fun Day Super Sunday Unlimited Rides for those purchasing a Bracelet 3 pm to Close Pony Rides Entertainment All Day special events planned 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm DJ Diuvany Thank you to all of our sponsors: Waste Management | Reitchoffer | Yahl Mulching & Recycling KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING Bottles can be labeled with paper labels, painted (pyro) labels, embossed lettering or, most unusual of all, labels under glass. Bottles used for show, like the fancy bottles used in a Victorian barbershop to hold Bay Rum or other hair tonic, were made in distinctive shapes and colors. A few have a multicolored paper label that includes a picture of an attractive woman. The label was sealed under a thin piece of glass. The top of the bottle was made with a screw cap and a long neck with a spout to pour out the hair product. Apothecary stores used a different kind of label under glass that listed the contents in black lettering, often in Latin. The edge of the label was usually painted gold to form a frame and camouflage the extra glass. Bottle collectors and others like these bottles because they are attractive and use a technique for labeling that is not often seen today. Q: I own a bronze sculpture that a dealer would like to buy from me. I dont know what its worth. Its titled Reaper and is signed H. Muller on the base. The sculpture is 15 1/2 inches tall. A: Your sculpture is from a series of Glass-ensconced labels loved by collectors terryKOVEL Farmers sculptures by Heinz Muller (1872-1937) of Dusseldorf, Germany. Original bronzes from the series sell individually for prices ranging from $750 to $1,500. Prices of many bronzes are listed free at Q: I have a Northwood bowl in the Rose Show pattern, and I cant find any information about it because its opalescent glass, not carnival glass. The color at the base is clear blue and the opalescence extends up toward the ruffled edge. When held up to the sun, the opalescence shows amber colors, so Im not sure what color to call it. Im a novice, and your help would be appreciated. A: Harry Northwood founded his glass company, H. Northwood Co., in Wheeling, W.Va., in 1901. Rose Show pattern was made in several different colors of carnival glass, including aqua opalescent and lime-green opalescent. The pattern was pictured in a 1910 catalog. Northwood pieces made between 1905 and about 1915 may be marked with an embossed underlined N trademark. Hold the bowl up to the light and look for the mark in the center of the bowl. Harry Northwood died in 1919, and the plant closed in 1925. Opalescent Rose Show bowls are rarer than clear carnival glass colors. The value of your Rose Show bowl is more than $750. Q: I am 91 years old and have a purse that was given to me 80 years ago. It has never been taken out of the box. Its eggshell color with an orange and green print and 1-inch fringe. The card in the bag says Color Vision Bag and Mandalian Originators. The inside of the purse is marked Mandalian Mfg. Co. on the frame. What is the value of the purse?A: Mesh bags became popular in the 19th century. Mandalian Manufacturing Co. was founded by Sahatiel Gabrabed Mandalian in North Attleboro, Mass. Sahatiel emigrated from Turkey in 1889 and began making jewelry and novelties in the United States. In 1906 he formed a partnership with Eugene A. Hawkins and started producing mesh bags under the name Mandalian & Hawkins. In 1915 the company name was changed to Mandalian Manufacturing Co. Many of the designs used on the bags look like Turkish carpets. The company was sold to Whiting & Davis in 1944. Early mesh bags were expensive because the mesh was made by hand. After an SEE KOVELS, C27

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ON MY MINDCUBAOn Display March 12 April 30585 Park St. ~ Downtown Naples 239.262.6517~ naplesart.orgSupporting & Media Sponsors: Title Sponsor: MAGAZINE Carlos Luna, Cafe Caliente Juliana Two Dinners & a Bottle of Wine239-263-45811100 Tamiami Trail N., Naples 6 blocks South of the Coastland Mall, next to the Ramada$1995Dinners Include: ALL NIGHT EVERY NIGHT!King sh Napa Valley{} Entertainment FromNAPLES PREMIER STEAKHOUSE Open 7 Days Dinner 4:30pm-10pm Happy Hour 4:30pm 6:30pm Serving the Evening Meal Since 1947per person Our family invites you to dine while enjoying the casual elegance of Miramares Al Fresco Patio overlooking the water on Venetian Bay. Serving Lunch Daily Happy Hour First Seating Dinner 4236 GULFSHORE BLVD N. NAPLES 239-430-6273 | WWW.MIRAMARENAPLES.COM automatic meshmaking machine was invented in 1912, bags became more affordable. Mandalian bags in good condition sell for more than $200.Q: I have a plate decorated with a picture of a Colonial couple and a gentleman in the center and a wide gold rim. The back is marked Crest O Gold, Sabin, Warranted 22K inside a partly rounded shape with lines through it. The name W.S. George also is on the back of the plate. Can you tell me anything about it? A: Your plate was made by Sabin Industries, a decorating company in business from 1946 to 1979. The company was founded by Samuel Sabin in McKeesport, Pa. In the mid-1960s, David T. Chase and Chase Enterprises bought the company, but it continued to operate as Sabin Industries. Sabin used several variations of a mark picturing an artists palette with the company name or the initial S in the center. The company decorated blanks made by other potteries. Your plate was made by W.S. George Pottery Co. of East Palestine, Ohio, and was decorated by Sabin. Dishes decorated with decals of Colonial people were made in the 1950s by many companies. Plates like yours retail for about $15. Q: I have a miners lamp marked with the words Justrite Made in U.S.A. It is marked with the patent dates May 7, 1912, Oct. 28, 1913, and Nov. 28, 1913, and also says Others pending. What is it worth? A: Justrite Manufacturing Co. was founded in Chicago in 1906. The company made machinery and tools. Justrite began making carbide miners lamps in 1911 and was the major producer of carbide lamps in the early 20th century. Justrite lamps were popular until the company began making plastic lamps in the 1970s. The plastic cracked and melted, and the lamps were never used by miners. Early Justrite lamps sold for a dollar. Lamps like yours sell for about $10 to $30. Tip: To find a small crack in porcelain or glass, try this: Put the piece on a table. Tap it with your fingernail. A cracked piece gives off a dull thud; a perfect piece will ring. Learn to recognize the sound by practicing on some pieces you know are broken. 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. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 C27 as EE KL Y COURTESY PHOTOThis powder blue milk glass barbers bottle was offered for sale in a 2010 online auction by Glass Works Auctions of East Greenville, Pa. It was made in about 1910, is 10 3/4 inches tall and has its original metal neck band and screw cap. Its estimated value is $500 to $700.KOVELSFrom page C26

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC28 WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 ST. PATRICKS EVE FESTIVITIESWednesday, March 16th, 2011 ST. PATRICKS DAY FESTIVITIESThursday, March 17th, 2011 FREE CONCERT!6-8 pm, Center Court MARCILLE WALLIS & FRIENDS Celtic Music with Traditional Irish Dancers Live Entertainment, Center Court Noon-3 pm and 5 pm-9 pm 5 pm 5:30 pm Fishermens Village Waterfront Mall, Resort & MarinaDirections: Take U.S. 41 South, turn right on Marion Ave. From I-75, take exit 164, turn left on U.S. 17 (Marion Ave) go 3 miles to Fishermens Village941-639-8721 Follow us on Facebook! Naples Daily News naplesnews.comBonita Daily News choice CHAMPION2010southwest orida Open Every Day 6:30 am 239-304-9754 for more info1485 Pine Ridge Rd., Suite 3, Naples | Mission West Square BREAKFAST, LUNCH & MORE THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 8 P.M. Grea t Performances Billy Joel: Last Play at SheaShortly before the demolition of New York Citys Shea Stadium in July 2008, superstar Billy Joel performed two farewell concerts at the historic arena with special guests Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, John Mayer and Sir Paul McCartney. FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 8:30 P.M. FGCU Spor ts Report Catch Florida Gulf Coast Universitys weekly sports scores and highlights, as well as interviews, profiles and a preview of upcoming events on the Eagles schedule. Hosted by Tom James. 9 P.M. T he Amen Solu tion: Thinner, Smarter, Happier with Dr. Daniel Amen Award-winning psychiatrist and bestselling author Daniel Amen gives you 10 simple steps based on his brain-imaging work during the past 20 years that will help you: lose weight, boost your memory and improve your mood. SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 9 P.M. Gr ea t Performances The Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends The 14-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter, producer, and maestro to the stars performs an all-new concert with a host of chart-topping stars ranging from The Canadian Tenors to Donna Summer and Chaka Khan. SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 8 P.M. R ock, P op and Doo Wop Rock and pop legends Jon Bowzer Bauman and Ronnie Spector bring back the best songs from the late 1950s and early 1960s rock, pop and doo wop era in an all-new My Music concert event. This new special includes live performances and rare, never before available archival classics from the Dick Clark vaults. MONDAY, MARCH 14, 8 P.M. Ma gic M oments: The Best of s Pop Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone and Nick Clooney host this nostalgic trip back to the 1950s, with a mix of live performance and archival footage. TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 8 P.M. Rick S t eves Viva Espaa! The quintessence of Spain is caught in vivid, high definition. Rick experiences the joys of Andaluca, marvels at the grandeur of the Moors, and dazzling equestrian art Spains passion for sherry and the good life on the Costa del Sol, where he feasts on paella. He continues his journeys in southern Spain; sets sail for Africa to explore a thriving Moroccan city; and then heads to northern Spain to follow a centuries-old pilgrim trail. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 9:30 P.M.John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind A treasure trove of historical footage of the classic 1950s and s folk era. Featuring Pete Seeger and Judy Collins, Harry Belafonte, Bobby Darin and more. This week on WGCU TV RICK STEVES

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 C29 CUPCAKESBell Tower Shops 13499 S. Cleveland Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33907 239.415.0300Moorings Plaza 1803 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34102 239.331.8944 www.graciescupcakes.comServing Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream The Shirley Street Sixteen Come Meet the Artists Saturday and Sunday 5760 & 5850 Shirley St.239-249-2205North Naples off Pine Ridge Rd. 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 fac b ebo ok com / / Key We s tEx press Reasons to VISIT KEY WEST March 18th 51ST ANNUAL HOUSE TOURSEach tour features lovely homes and gardens reecting the varied tastes and originality of their owners.March 19th 33RD ANNUAL ST. PATRICKS DAY BAR STROLLMarch 19th DAVID BURNS: NEVER ENOUGH CONCERTTickling the keys with jazzMarch 20th 21ST ANNUAL AIDS HELP ART AUCTIONBenetting AIDS Help Preview 4:30pm Contact Pam DeMala $ 5 OFFFull Fare Roundtrip AdultCannot be combined with other offers. Hodges U. honors Naples philanthropistsHodges University honors Dolph and Sharon von Arx at the 2011 Humanitarian of the Year award luncheon Tuesday, March 29, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The 15th annual award recognizes those who have nudged society forward through their philanthropic actions and who have touched the lives of many in the community. Tickets are $175 per person. For more information, call Hodges University at 598-6159 or visit Incognito and take home a piece of artThe Friends of Art at the Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art present Incognito at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at the museum. For the first-time fundraiser, 300 international, national and local artists are painting 300 original 8-by-10-inch works of art for the cause. Everyone in attendance will go home with a work of art, which will be distributed by raffle (as tickets are drawn, the ticket-holders will select the painting of their choice). Each work will be signed on the back so the identity of the artist will be known only after it has been selected. Incognito also will have music, cocktails and hors doeuvres, and many of the artists will be in attendance. Only 300 tickets will be sold. Proceeds will help the Naples Museum of Art transport Collier County schoolchildren to the museum and underwrite gallery exhibitions and lectures. Tickets are $300 for one raffle ticket, $500 for patrons (includes one raffle ticket and $200 tax deduction) or $1,000 for sponsors (includes two raffle tickets and $400 tax deduction). Patrons and Sponsors will be invited to a mimosa party and preview of the paintings between 11 a.m. to noon on the day of the event. For tickets, call 597-1900. For more information about the event, call the Friends of Art office at 254-2776.Philharmonic League steps out in styleThe Naples Philharmonic League presents Stepping in Style, a luncheon and fashion show as part of its Parties of Note fundraising program on Friday, March 18, at Quail Creek Country Club. Proceeds benefit the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and its youth music education programs. Springs fashions from shops in the Village on Venetian Bay, The Promenade, Neapolitan Way and Mercato will be presented by Trish Williams Productions. Music will be by Naples Philharmonic Orchestra musicians Ellen Tomasiewicz and Tracy Leonard. Tickets are $90 per person ($45 tax deductible) and can be purchased by calling the Naples Philharmonic League office at 254-2777.SAVE THE DATE

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 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 OFF Guadalupe Center will benefit from s supper club fun9MEN, a new fundraiser for the Guadalupe Center, makes its debut at M Waterfront Grille on Thursday, May 5. For that night, the restaurant in the Village on Venetian Bay will revert back to the supper-club nights of the s, complete with gin martinis and Rob Roys, Steak Diane, Seafood Newburg and tableside Bananas Foster. Tickets are $125 per person. For tickets, visit www.guadalupecenter. org/239MEN. For information about sponsorship opportunities, e-mail Craig Bambert at 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.Go wild at Rookery Bay Batfish BashThe second annual Batfish Bash presented by Friends of Rookery Bay is coming up Saturday, March 12, at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. The evening features a cocktail hour, wild silent auction, Old Florida fare and dancing to the Raiford Starke Band. Tickets are $150. Proceeds will benefit Rookery Bays youth science education, environmental research activities and community outreach programs. For tickets or more information, call 262-0750, visit or e-mail Ball set for March 18The fifth annual Wishmakers Ball to benefit Make-A-Wish of Southwest Florida takes place Friday, March 18, at The Club at the Strand. British entertainer Jimmy Keys will delight guests with his signature mix of music and comedy. Individual tickets are $175 and sponsorships start at $2,000. For reservations or more information, call Pam LaFrance at 992-9474 or visit www.wishmakersball. net.SAVE THE DATE

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 C31 CHARTER SIGHTSEEING BOATMaritime Lady | 239-593-7475 Naples Boat Charters | Captain Jim Albert Dolphin Watches, Sunsets, Trips to Marco Island for Lunch, Port Royal Homes & Yacht Tours, Waterfront Property Tours for Agents & Buyers 1/2 Priced Drinks in Tavern 5-6 and $25 Three Course Menu 5-6 7 days a week 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 BrunchMON & THURS: Rick Howard TrioTUES & WED: Michael Blasucci and Diego FRIDAY: Meagan Rose SATURDAY: Meagan Rose and Bill Zink SUNDAY BRUNCH: Rick Howard and Don Mopsick Juried Flower Show, Shopping & DemonstrationsPresented by Naples Garden Club & Naples Botanical Garden Naples Botanical Garden Friday March 25th Saturday March 26th 9 a.m. 5p.m.$12.95 Adults / $7.95 ChildrenSponsored by:4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112 Garden Party OVER 30 VENDORS Garden Plants, Accessories & Botanica-inspired JewelryFRIDAY 10am Ikebana: Imperfect Beauty, Wabi Sabi 12pm Easy and Fun Floral Design Demo 2pm Native Plants for Your Home Landscape SATURDAY 11pm Horticulture Talk 12pm Easy and Fun Floral Design Demo 2pm What makes an Orchid an Orchid? Check our website for more information or call 239.643.7275. Book your plans for WanderlustBid on fabulous travel, culinary and sports packages including a seven-night voyage aboard The World, a three-day spa interlude for two, and trips to London, Paris, Aruba, Hawaii, New York, Napa and Key West at Wanderlust 2011 on Saturday, April 2, at Florida Gulf Coast University. Hosted by Southwest Floridas major resorts, private clubs, restaurants and tourism partners, Wanderlust raises funds for FGCUs Resort & Hospitality Management program. The 22nd annual auction will bring together more than a dozen Southwest Florida chefs to showcase Herbert J. Sugden Hall, the state-ofthe-art home of the FGCU program. Tickets are $250 per person. Corporate sponsorships are available. Call 277-3963 or e-mail abell@gravinasmith.comFrom Memphis to Naples for NCH Magnolia BallA true southern spirit will grace the Magnolia Ball 2011 when Chad Kimball from Broadways Memphis greets guests at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Saturday, April 9. The evening includes a champagne pre-party, live music and dancing to raise awareness and money for the health and well being of NCH cancer patients. Since 2001, the event has raised more than $5 million to help the NCH Healthcare Foundation provide equipment, facilities, treatment and caring support for Naples area cancer patients and their families. For reservations or more information, contact Cynthia Bennett at 4364511 or visit Tasters planning a Decanted EveningThe Wine Tasters of Naples are planning the groups second annual charity event, Some Decanted Evening, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at The Players Club at Lely Resort. The islandinspired evening will include a wine tasting, dinner, live music and silent auction. Admission is $85 per person. Checks can be made payable to The Community Foundation of Collier County and mailed to Dan Leaman, Wine Tasters president, 5637 Whisperwood Blvd. #601, Naples FL 34110. Last years event sold out and raised more than $42,000 for Youth Haven, St. Matthews House and the Shelter for Abused Women and Children. The three charities have also been named beneficiaries of this years fundraiser. SAVE THE DATE

PAGE 110 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC32 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 1. David DeMaine and Jacquelyn Pierce 2. Janet McClutch, Jean Thoma and Elizabeth Pascal 3. Kirsten Ferrara 4. Lou Ann Hansen and Karen Blackwell 5. Janice Gatti and Muffy Basile 6. Maureen OGorman, Carol Dinardo, Elaine Cole and Terry Rayburn 7. Joan Shipman and Sue Krumholz 8. Lacey King, Sandi Moran and Thelma Negley Harriet Schley and Carole Musgrave Eve May, Lynn Sherr and Jutta Parsons Angela Munro, Shirley Anderson and Ellie Kendrick COURTESY PHOTOS BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLYA luncheon for The Shelter for Abused Women & Children Alumna Lynn Sherr at lunch with Neapolitan Wellesley grads Mending Broken Hearts with Hope 1 4 7 8 6 5 2 3

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Private viewings available by appointment. 1190 ird Street South, Naples, Florida, 34102 239.649.8088 www.theEnglishmanusa.comOTHER PAINTINGS INCLUDE: Pittsburgh Monongahela Warf in 1883 e Artic Whale Ships returning Home from Artic Waters Venice Cape May e Barkentine passing Cape May Lighthouse Milwaukee Naples Pier limited edition print. Naples Pier special commission from e Englishman Gallery. PROUDLY PRESENTS AN EXHIBITION AND SALE OF ORIGINAL PAINTINGS BY CELEBRATED MARITIME ARTIST JOHN STOBART. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C33 HSH Prince Albert of Monaco comes to townFLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 1. Lois Bolin, seated, with Leslie Vega, Kendra Wise, Ingrid Aielli, Melissa Moes, Hanna Roppo and Karen Coney Coplin 2. Ivan Seligman and Prince Albert II 3. The Ganzi family Wally and Sandra, Gryphon and Elizabeth with Prince Albert II 4. Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson and his wife, Ginny, Bonita Springs Mayor Ben Nelson, Prince Albert II and Naples Mayor Bill Barnett 5. Eiizabeth Star and Prince Albert IIIVAN SELIGMAN / COURTESY PHOTOS 1 23 4 5

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Gentle, Caring Dentistry Since 2003 239.261.7291 | www.naplesdentalcenter.com201 8th St South, Suite 106, Naples | Downtown at the Baker Center In-Of ce Teeth WhiteningIncludes Touch-Up Trays* Current X-Rays Required$290regular $700 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 Having a Beach Ball for the Childrens Advocacy Center of Collier CountyFLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ Dean, Vincent LaCourt and Gladys Foskey Lois Ricci and Patsy Zalokar Chuck Young and Kathleen PeckCOURTESY PHOTOS MARY LINA IVES / FLORIDA WEEKLYArtist Val McGann helps raise $7,000 to benefit the visually impaired Lighthouse of Colliers second annual Eye for Art 1. Tom Conrecode 2. Tina Streeter and Shawn Beams 3. Jessica Meschko, Melissa Saitta, Ellen McGlain and Celine Goget 4. Matt and Megan Greene 5. Susanne Fox, Peggy Munson, Veronica Andis and James Roberts1 2 5 3 4

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 The Hope for Haiti gala at the St. Ann Jubilee CenterFLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 1. Vera Lopez and Carl Kuehner 2. Candi Thompson, Elizabeth Davison and Cassandra Hill 3. Tom and Nancy Cooper 4. Sandi and Tom Moran 5. Ruth and Cliff Manchester 6. Francesca Copeland, Fr. George Ratzmann, Jo and Tom OReilly 7. Sarah Dutcher and Roshan Shah 8. Peter and Susan Manion 9. Jerry Goldberg and Bronwyn Adams PEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 4 6 2 5 7 9 8 3

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18-21 MARCH 2011 CONTEMPORARY ART FAIRWelcome to the premiere of Art Naples, a dynamic event in beautiful Southwest Florida. Art Naples will gather prestigious international galleries, representing approximately 600 of the most innovative artists from across the globe. The carefully selected presentation will feature all forms of contemporary art including paintings, sculpture, photography, design, fine art glass, video and installations from modern art to new cutting-edge artists, as well as an extensive lecture and panel series from some of the art worlds leading experts. welcome to the premiere of naples rst international contemporary art fairPREVIEW MARCH 17 | 6 PM 7 PM PRIVATE VIEWING HONORING THE FRIENDS OF ART AT THE PATTY & JAY BAKER NAPLES MUSEUM OF ART FOR MEMBERSHIP INFO CALL: 239 597 1900 7 PM 10 PM COLLECTORS INVITATIONAL PUBLIC FAIR HOURS MARCH 18 21 | 11 AM 7 PM LOCATION NAPLES INTERNATIONAL PAVILION 4835 IMMOKALEE ROAD @ LIVINGSTON NAPLES, FL 34110 MORE INFORMATION 239 949 5411 WWW.ARTFAIRNAPLES.COM advance discount tickets & info at

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C37 FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 1. Cliff and Georganne Williams 2. Patty Sandker 3. James and Tommie Schiro 4. Andie and Don Vogt 5. Larry and Kathy Courtnage 6. Auctioneer Scott Robertson COURTESY PHOTOSDinners, auction net a record $1.6 million for childrens health care The Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest 1 3 56 4 2

PAGE 116 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC38 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 Call (239) 649-2275 for Naples Princess Naples Princess LIVE ENTERTAINMENT CRUISESTuesday, March 150s, 60s, 70s Cruise featuring Joe Marinos live piano show 5:15-7:15pm Thursday, March 3 Wearable Art Fashion Show featuring Leighs Designs and Karis Kreations: 11:30-1:30pm Join our VIP Club and Receive Special Offers and Updates. Text NP to 97063. Standard data and messaging rates apply.550 Port-O-Call Way | Naples, FL 34102 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Here are some capsule summaries of previous reviews: Fernandez the Bull, 1201 Piper Blvd., Naples; 254-9855 This restaurant has thrived for years at its 1265 Airport Road location. Now, with its sleek second location, even more people can enjoy the authentic Cuban cuisine served up by the hospitable Fernandez family and staff. I can recommend the Cuban nachos, an inventive mix of thinly sliced fried plantains, savory chicken, cheese sauce, capers and parsley (perfect for sharing); calamari in a lively tomato sauce with pepper and onions, a refreshing departure from fried calamari; ropa vieja, a classic dish of shredded flank steak in a tomato sauce with peppers and onions; and shrimp and scallops in white wine, garlic and capers. Yuca in creamy garlic sauce, black beans and yellow rice and sweet fried plantains were great sides. Both the flan and tres leches cake were great desserts. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed March 2010Loving Hut, 975 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 254-9490 Vegans will rejoice and even die-hard carnivores are likely to reconsider their anti-vegetarian stance after a meal at Loving Hut. Simply put: the food tastes great and the types of protein used make it seem as if theres meat in all of the vegan fare served here. Using the lively flavor palette of Asia, the restaurant serves dishes such as crispy golden rolls (eggrolls minus the meat), papaya salad, tamarind-laced Thai hot and sour soup, zesty Vietnamese pho and Dancing Mushroom, a delicious blend of mushrooms, soy protein, bell pepper, onion and garlic served on a sizzling platter, which presumably makes the mushrooms dance. Even the cheese-free cheesecake was delicious. Soft drinks served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2010Old 41 Restaurant, 25091 Bernwood Drive, Bonita Springs; 948-4123 Diner lovers especially those who love the Philadelphia-style version will rejoice at finding Old 41, which doesnt have the chrome-covered exterior, but possesses the heart and soul of a true diner, complete with hoagies, Philly cheese steaks and scrapple. I can attest that the cheese steak is a winner consisting of thinly sliced steak, melted American cheese and grilled onions contained in a sturdy Amoroso Bakery roll. The fries that accompanied it were golden, crisp and devoid of grease. My companions spinach, feta and onion omelet was well balanced, properly cooked and accompanied by just-right home fries. The boardwalk waffle cone sundae featuring a Carbons malted waffle with two mounds of Royal Scoop ice cream, chocolate syrup, whipped cream and a cherry was perfect for sharing. Service was great from start to finish. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2010Omei Chinese Cuisine, 14700 Tamiami Trail; 254-8973 Devotees of authentic Chinese food finally have a place in which to celebrate a widely misunderstood cuisine. Mark and Mary Cheng bring an elegant new standard to the region with their exceptional food and service. Youll find no egg foo yung or crab Rangoon on this menu, just imaginative, artfully plated real Chinese food. Never mind the name: order the salted pepper calamari, which consists of tender tubes of squid fried to perfection and topped with toasted garlic and onion. The Peking duck is always available and well worth ordering. Chilean sea bass with two sauces hearty black bean and delicate garlic was terrific, as were the mango prawns, with sweet mangoes and hot red peppers topped with pine nuts. Service was as polished as the cuisine. Full bar.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2010Sophias Ristorante Italiano, 3545 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 597-0744This classic and classy establishment serves ultra-fresh, well-executed Italian dishes along with house-made breads and desserts. From the warm bread with olive oil and al dente broccoli rabe with spicy homemade sausage and crisp polenta to the vivid red tuna carpaccio with caper berries to the huge and delicious zuppe di pesce, to desserts of tiramisu and sfogliatelle, this was an exceptionally good meal. Service was also excellent, including table checks by owner Jay Cherr, one of which included a visit with one-year-old daughter, Sophia, on whom he and wife/co-owner Camille clearly dote. The ambience is lovely as well, reminiscent of trattorias found in Italy. Beer and wine served.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed August 2010 PAST REPASTS g Old 41 w hi c h eco ve re d ex te art and soul of a h h oa g ies, P h i ll y p le. I can attest a winn e r co n steak, melted gr i ll e d onions m oroso Ba k er y p anied it were of gr ease. My e ta and onion n ce d pr op er ly e d by just-right w al k wa ff le c on e C arbons malted d s of Ro y al a te s y rup, c herry n g. m oil an d home m t h e vi v b erries pe sce, t telle, t h S ervic e c hecks inc l u de ter, So p e r Ca m lovely f ound i Fo Fo Fo Fo Fo F F F F F F F F F F Fo F F F o o o d BOAT RENTALS RATES:

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 10-16, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C39 food & wine CALENDAR Friday, March 11, 4-6 p.m., Whole Foods: Sample the wines of B.R. Cohn, a family-operated winery in Sonoma Valley, and have a bottle of wine signed; Mercato; 552-5100. Friday, March 11, 6-8:30 p.m., Ar tichok e & Co.: Enjoy a five-course Tuscan dinner paired with Super Tuscan wines; $55, Village at Venetian Bay, 4370 Gulf Shore Blvd.; 263-6979. Saturday, March 12, 2:30 p.m., Nap les Tomato: Learn how to make fresh mozzarella while sampling cheeses, then bring some home from this popular class; $35, 14700 Tamiami Trail N.; 598-9800. Saturday, March 12, 7 p.m., R obb & S tucky Culinary Center: Savor a four-course meal featuring seasonal ingredients, paired with appropriate wines by Chef Martin Murphy; $60 inclusive, Robb & Stucky Casual Living Outdoor, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Sunday, March 13, 1 p.m., Shula s S teak House: Have a three-course lunch with Don Shula and four of the Miami Dolphins from the legendary 2 perfect season Bob Griese, Larry Little, Earl Morrall and Mercury Morris at a benefit for the United Way of Collier County and The Don Shula Foundation; $75 in advance, $85 at the door, 5111 Tamiami Trail N.; 430-4999. Or reserve online at Monday, March 14, 5-7 p.m., Pur e Urban Oasis: Sample the wines of the Sonoma Valley; $10 (can be used as credit toward dinner that night), Mercato; 514-7873. Reservations preferred. Thursday, March 17, all day, Whole Foods: Celebrate St. Patricks Day with a $1 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation and a chance to win a green basket. Enjoy grilled Irish cuisine (noon-2 p.m.) and samples of Irish beer and cheese; free, Mercato; 552-5100. Friday, March 18, noon, Bamboo C af: Its a canine and companion lunch for Havanese and their humans that includes a two-course lunch and tips on keeping your Havanese healthy; $25, 755 12th Ave. S.; 643-6177. Reservations required. Monday, March 28, 4-6 p.m., Whole F oods: Learn how to make banana-date tea cake with no oil or added sugar during this healthy eating demonstration; free, Mercato; 552-5100. Thursday, March 31, 6-7 p.m., Whole Foods: Enjoy a relaxed, buffetstyle supper and taste traditional meals made the Engine 2 Diet way; Mercato; 552-5100. Submit event listings to Cuisine@ jam-packed dining room on a Tuesday night is a sure sign that something good is happening at La Fontanella. Considering that its virtually hidden in the sprawling Shoppes at Pelican Landing, dwarfed by the Shrimp Shack next door and Publix a few doors to the north, its even more impressive that so many people chose to dine there on whats traditionally a slow night. It was just about 7:30 p.m. and there were only three vacant tables. The hostess led us to one of those, a cozy four-top in a corner. The dining room has warm taupe walls adorned with metal sculptures of sheaves of wheat and a smattering of Italianate prints. Long, graceful curtains hang from the front windows, helping to conceal the fact that beyond those windows is a busy shopping center. As she seated us, the hostess quickly produced black napkins for the two of us who were wearing black pants, collecting the white ones from the table before they could shed any telltale lint on us. Its a nice touch and one that indicates that the management considers customer comfort a top priority. A loaf of fresh, hot peasant-style bread and butt er appeared shortly after we were seated. The bottle of 2004 Travaglini Gattinara followed. La Fontanellas wine list contains a well-chosen selection of Italian bottles at a variety of prices as well as a respectable number of New World options and more than 20 choices by the glass. The menu offers an interesting array of Italian dishes without getting bogged down in predictability. Dont look for lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs or eggplant Parmigiana. Not that theres anything wrong with those dishes, its simply that they seem to show up on every menu. Omitting them from the menu at La Fontanella allows the kitchen staff to concentrate on more intriguing selections, such as grilled calamari, veal osso buco and chicken with fresh porcini and wild mushrooms. The osso buco was one of several specials on the evening I visited. Another was an appetizer of escargots with tomatoes and pasta shells in a delicate pink sauce ($11). The snails were plentiful and plump, tucked into the creamy sauce with little pasta shells. It was an imaginative treatment and one that worked well. Grilled calamari ($11) was lightly charred, lending the squid a smoky flavor, served with arugula, dried tomatoes, lemon and balsamic vinaigrette. This was a soulful dish, possessing an inspired blend of textures and flavors. The mussels in garlic, basil and white wine sauce ($10) might sound ordinary, but it wasnt. The mussels were large and tender and each possessed the essence of the sauce and herbs in which they were cooked. I love mussels and eat them often. These were among the best Ive had. As I mentioned earlier, osso buco ($32) was a nightly special and it deserved the distinction. The large veal shank had been braised until the meat almost fell off the bone. It was swathed in a rich, brown sauce that tasted of garlic, wine, demiglace and a host of herbs. Paired with creamy risotto, it was a delicious dish. The only element missing was the classic garnish of gremolata (a blend of lemon zest, garlic and parsley) thats traditionally served with it. From the menu, we chose pan-sauted salmon ($22) and chicken La Fontanella ($21). The flaky salmon filet was covered in a bounty of mushrooms, artichoke hearts, dried tomatoes and a fragrant white wine and garlic sauce. It came with potatoes and a mix of al dente vegetables, making for a presentation that was as lovely as it was delicious. In the right hands, chicken can be a surprisingly tasty protein, and thats what the chicken La Fontanella turned out to be. A sauted chicken breast was topped with mushrooms, dried apricots, raisins and pine nuts and a creamy brandy demiglace. The chicken blossomed with the addition of dried fruits, pine nuts and the hint of brandy in the sauce. Dinner concluded with a shared crme brulee ($6.50). While it had the requisite velvety texture and a thin layer of caramelized sugar on top, the menu indicated it had raspberries in it. Apparently, the chef had opted to go with the classic preparation on this evening. Service was good overall, although it would have been better had our server had the time to make table checks after serving each course. With a full house, he was too busy to do that. An additional server would have helped ease the load. A full house also meant that the volume was high, making it difficult to converse. Some parties compensated for that by raising their voices, which exacerbated the problem. The walls on two sides of us likely added to the cacophony. La Fontanella has been a reliable purveyor of out-of-the-ordinary Italian food for close to a decade. The noise level aside, its comforting to see that it still delivers a superior product. karenFELDMAN FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE Gracious dining, elegant food make La Fontanella special La Fontanella Ristorante >> Hours: 5-10 p.m. daily >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $7-$11; entrees, $18-$27 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served >> Seating: Banquettes and conventional tables and chairs >> Specialties of the house: Beef carpaccio, grilled calamari, cavatelle with broccoli and sausage, gnocchi with pesto sauce, linguine with red or white clam sauce, salmon with shiitake mushrooms, sole Francese, chicken La Fontanella, sirloin steak in Barolo wine demi-glace >> Volume: Moderate to high >> Parking: Free lot >> Web site: www.lafontanellarestaurant.netRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: Shoppes at Pelican Landing, 24600 Tamiami Trail S., Bonita Springs; 498-6808 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor In the know KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYPlump, fresh mussels take on the lively flavors of the seasonings in which they have been cooked. Sauteed salmon is dressed up with mushrooms, artichoke hearts, tomatoes and a garlic white wine sauce. Osso buco, a nightly special, features a veal shank braised to extreme tenderness, paired with creamy risotto. Grilled over a charcoal fire, the calamari possess a smoky flavor that blends well with arugula, dried tomatoes, lemon and balsamic vinaigrette. Classic crme brulee features rich, eggy custard topped with a layer of caramelized sugar. m ushrooms, artichoke o es and a f ra g rant a rlic sauce. It and a mix e s, makt ation a s it s a d e l ivers a su p erior p ro d uc t. > > > $ > > ta > c sa sa re m n n > > > ee u s ay er s u g ar their wo co ur se e ping your 7 55 12th Ave. s require d.