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Bail bondsmen take risk that accused will make court dateHE WAS SCARED, AND HE HAD EVERY right to be. He was 21 years old and his rap sheet was clean. But he had screwed up. Big time. He was caught selling pills to an undercover cop, and prosecutors were making noises about sending him away for 15 years. Fifteen years. Youre 21, with no criminal record (at least none detected by cops), and theyre talking about sending you to some hellhole like Florida State Prison for a decade and a half. Yeah, the guy was scared out of his wits, and he was getting antsier by the minute as his trial approached. He was free from Collier County Jail on a $45,000 bond. At some point, he had to make the inevitable decision. Do you stay, face the music and hope the judge shows some leniency? Or do you get the hell out of Dodge and, if youre lucky, spend the rest of your days on the lam? BY BILL CORNWELLbcornwell@floridaweekly.comSEE BOND, A8 free(on bond) Amen! Covenant Church of Naples celebrates its new homeDuring the last year, travelers on the Tamiami Trail have watched the progress of one of Collier Countys largest construction projects, Covenant Church of Naples/PCAs 32,500-square-foot Worship and Childrens Center. Ground was broken for the $10 million project in April 2010. Since then the construction team filled a 3-acre lake and demolished six structures to make way for the new center all while church activities and services continued. In fact, the congregation held services in the old 475-seat sanctuary last Sunday.SEE CHURCH, A9 BILL CORNWELL A2 OPINION A4 HEALTHY LIVING A18 PETS OF THE WEEK A21 BUSINESS B1 MOTLEY FOOL B6 REAL ESTATE B9 EVENTS C6 FILM REVIEW C11 BOOK REVIEW C15 SOCIETY C21 CUISINE C23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. III, No. 36 FREE WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. Public facesPhotographer Michelle Tricca wins first Bill Neal Award for her Bayshore Drive mural. C1 Get a roomLocal getaways wont break your travel budget. B1 All aboardCelebrate the Fourth of July on the Naples Princess with the Philharmonic League. A14 A stellar reviewDinner at Mimis Cooking earns five stars. C23 COURTESY PHOTOCovenant Church of Naples will celebrate the first service in its new Worship and Childrens Center at 6926 Trail Blvd. on Sunday morning, June 12. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 Of all the corrosively annoying little habits that one can fall prey to when living solo, keeping the television on to provide background noise in an empty house is among the worst. Not only does this practice spike the electric bill, it also invokes a soul-numbing thrum to daily existence. With that said, there I was on a recent evening in one part of the house doing something or the other while the television regurgitated its fare in another. Although I was not listening intently, enough of what I heard was so outrageously grating that I was forced to investigate. Somehow, the set was tuned to a cable station that features country music. Ive never been a huge country music fan, but Ive had a vague awareness for some time that the genre is not what it used to be. A quick look at the truly dreadful music videos playing out on my screen that evening confirmed my worst fears. To me, country music is Bob Wills, Hank Williams Sr., Patsy Cline. The current crop of performers Trace Adkins, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Shania Twain, to name but a few can hardly be mentioned in the same breath as their illustrious predecessors. As David Allan Coe observed, a proper country song must include allusions to at least some of the following: mama, trains, trucks, prison and getting drunk. Best I can tell, the new wave of country music is given to exploring things like FEELINGS! Honestly, if I want to wallow in a syrupy musical mess about feelings and emotions, Ill rush out and buy a Celine Dion CD. (Not that I ever have done such, mind you.)Sadly, the number of true greats is dwindling fast. Johnny Cash is gone, as are Waylon Jennings and Tammy Wynette. Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, George Jones and Loretta Lynn are in their sunset years. And in a couple of weeks, the greatest of them all Kris Kristofferson turns 75 years old. That Mr. Kristofferson is still alive is a testament to something, although Im not sure what. The man has survived what should have been lethal bouts with alcoholism, drug addiction and depression. He has undergone open-heart surgery. Janis Joplin once whacked him in the head with a bottle of Southern Comfort. Any of the aforementioned would have been enough to fell a lesser man. Yet through it all, Mr. Kristofferson has persevered and fashioned an iconic career as a songwriter, actor and stage performer. As a singer, Mr. Kristofferson has a voice thats at its very best serviceable. But the shifting gravel that comprises his vocal chords brings a kinetic force to his compositions that cannot be matched by anyone else. It is as a writer, not a singer, that Mr. Kristofferson has made his greatest impact. He is, in my unschooled view, the greatest songwriter of his generation regardless of genre. His music actually tells stories, and the words carry meanings that are laced with haunting echoes of William Blake, the English poet, engraver and mystic whose work in the late 18th and early 19th centuries has hugely influenced Mr. Kristofferson. I have long been an admirer of Mr. Kristofferson, but it was the late spring of 2001, when I was living in Houston, that his music became something more than entertainment. By that time, my life on many levels had come to resemble a Kris Kristofferson song, and that is not good. Broken of heart and spirit, I wallowed in abject misery. Id trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday (a line from Mr. Kristoffersons Me and Bobby McGee) had become my mantra. Weekends were the worst. Too little to do and way too much time to think especially about Libby up in Dallas. When I finally grew tired of having her slam the telephone receiver at the first sound of my voice, I filled the void with two old friends: Jim Beam and Kris Kristofferson. Night after night I sat and listened to Mr. Kristoffersons CD The Austin Sessions. I played and replayed Help Me Make It Through the Night, while the next evening might bring endless repetitions of Why Me. And then there was Sunday Mornin Comin Down, Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything Ill Ever Do Again), The Pilgrim, Chapter 33, Nobody Wins. The list goes on. Eventually, Jim Beam turned on me, as I suspected he would, and was sent packing. But Mr. Kristofferson remained true. Together, Kris and I rode out that tumultuous spring and early summer of 2001 one night at a time.When the emotional smoke finally cleared, there was one Kristofferson line that especially resonated with me. It is from The Pilgrim, Chapter 33: From the rockin of the cradle to the rollin of the hearse, the going up was worth the coming down. I find little to dispute in that assessment.Mr. Kristofferson now lives contentedly and quietly in Hawaii with his third wife. His work has always carried with it strong themes of mortality, so I was not surprised to learn that he has selected what he wishes to be engraved on his tombstone. I was surprised, though, to find that he did not choose any of his own wonderfully wrought words. Instead, he is said to have asked for lines from the song Bird On the Wire (written by Leonard Cohen). Like a bird on a wire Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free Of course I was not consulted on the matter, but had I been, I would have gone back to The Pilgrim, Chapter 33 and argued in favor of this: Hes a walkin contradiction Partly truth and partly fiction Taking every wrong direction On his lonely way back home But who am I to tell Kris Kristofferson a thing? After all, it was he who saved my life a decade back.Happy birthday, my man, and lets hope there are many, many more for us both. Riding out the low times with a little help from Kris billCORNWELL bcornwell@floridaweekly.comCOMMENTARY


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PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 PublisherShelley Lundslund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Jim McCracken 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 Hope Jason Nick BearCirculation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Masse Cori Higgins Jeff Jerome jjerome@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantSandi HughesBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished 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 While most in the United States were recognizing Memorial Day with a threeday weekend, the people of Honduras were engaged in a historic event: the return of President Manuel Zelaya, 23 months after being forced into exile at gunpoint in the first coup in Central America in a quarter-century. While he is no longer president, his peaceful return marks a resounding success for the opponents of the coup. Despite this, the post-coup government in Honduras, under President Porfirio Pepe Lobo, is becoming increasingly repressive, and is the subject this week of a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, signed by 87 members of the U.S. Congress, calling for suspension of aid to the Honduran military and police. As the only U.S. journalist on Zelayas flight home, I asked him how he felt about his imminent return. Full of hope and optimism, he said. Political action is possible instead of armaments. No to violence. No to military coups. Coups never more. When Zelaya landed in Honduras, he kneeled down and kissed the ground. He was greeted by tens of thousands of people cheering and waving the blackand-red flag of the movement born after the coup, the FNRP, or National Front of Popular Resistance, the resistance that Zelaya now leads. His first stop: a massive rally at the memorial for 19-year-old Isis Obed Murillo, who was killed one week after the 2009 coup when Zelaya first attempted to fly back into the country. Murillo was with tens of thousands awaiting Zelayas return at the airport. The military blocked the runway and dispersed the crowd with live fire, killing the teenager. Since then, violence and impunity have been constant. Farmers, journalists, students, teachers and anyone else in Honduras daring to dissent face intimidation, arrest and murder. At least 12 journalists have been killed there since the coup, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Scores of campesinos small farmers have been killed. High-school students protesting teacher layoffs and the privatization of education were violently attacked by police this week, with tear gas and live ammunition. At the rally, Zelaya, memorializing Murillo, said, Blood was not shed in vain, because were still standing ... resistance is today the cry of victory. The current Honduran government agreed to allow Zelayas return to gain readmission into the Organization of American States in an attempt to shed Honduras pariah status in Latin America for the coup. Pariah to Latin America, but not the United States. Even though President Barack Obama early on called Zelayas ouster a coup, the U.S. government soon dropped the term. But there is no other word for it. On Sunday, I spoke with Zelaya in his home. He recounted what happened. It was around 5 a.m. on June 28, 2009, when black-hooded Honduran soldiers stormed his house after shooting through the back door. They threatened me, that they were going to shoot, he said. And I said to them: If you have orders to shoot, then shoot me. But know that you are shooting the president of the republic. ... They forced me to go to their vehicles outside with my pajamas on. We landed in the U.S. military base of Palmerola. ... And then to Costa Rica. Ultimately, more important to Honduras is not just the return of Zelaya, but the return of democracy. Zelaya was gaining popular support for policies like a 60 percent increase in the minimum wage, the plan to take over the U.S. Palmerola air base and use it as the civilian airport in place of the notoriously dangerous Toncontin International Airport, plans to distribute land to peasant farmers, and to join ALBA, the regional cooperative bloc developed to diminish the economic domination of the United States. On the day he was deposed, Zelaya was holding a nonbinding straw poll to assess if the population wanted to hold a national constituent assembly to evaluate possible changes to the constitution. That, he explains, is why he was deposed. Secretary of State Clinton and close friend Lanny Davis, who is working as a powerful lobbyist for the coup regime, have pushed hard for the legitimization of the current Lobo government, despite Clintons own State Department cable titled Open and Shut: The Case of the Honduran Coup, released by WikiLeaks, that the coup was clearly illegal. As I headed to the airport to leave Honduras after this historic weekend, I passed a group of teachers, one month into their hunger strike outside the Honduran Congress. They, like a broad network of civil society groups in Honduras, while celebrating the return of their ousted president, are clear in their demand, now joined by 87 members of the U.S. Congress, for an end to violence and repression in Honduras Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 900 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.Hope and resistance in HondurasJohn Boehners constant refrain in advance of the 2010 elections was, Where are the jobs? It was a simple question pertinent to the concern far and away foremost in the public mind the state of the economy. Since the election, the question for the GOP has become, Where is your concern about jobs? The unemployment rate is still at 9 percent. According to Gallup, 35 percent of people say the economy is their top concern, and 22 percent say jobs. Just 12 percent cite the federal deficit and debt. Republicans have taken the top concern of roughly 1/8th of the public and made it their existential cause. On top of that, they have taken a subset of the debt issue, the long-term fiscal sustainability of Medicare, and made it their calling card. If you are worried about the security of your job, if your personal income is stagnant, if the value of your home is still declining, and if you are paying more for food and fuel, the perilous state of a government program that you know, one way or the other, will never be permitted to go bankrupt is not a subject of proverbial kitchen-table conversation.The special election in New Yorks 26th District served as an early, albeit imperfect, referendum on the Republicans new calling card. Democrats made the Republican plan to transition Medicare to a premium-support program the overwhelming issue. It worked. Henry Olsen of the American Enterprise Institute points out that blue-collar independents and Democrats who swung the GOPs way in 2010 swung against them this year. The Republican candidate Jane Corwin even bled blue-collar Republicans to a bogus tea party candidate. These voters are especially sensitive to economic conditions and especially chary of changes to government programs they will come to depend on. They also are absolutely essential to Republican hopes in 2012. Retreat on Medicare isnt an option now. Like Cortes in Mexico, Republicans have disabled their ships behind them. With Senate Republicans voting overwhelmingly in favor of the Ryan budget during a Democratic-engineered show vote, all but nine Republicans on Capitol Hill are on record for Paul Ryans reforms. Theyll have to fight it out, and, as Abraham Lincoln advised Ulysses S. Grant, hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible. But even the shrewdest Medicare messaging will not suffice. For a party obsessed with the legacy of Ronald Regan, post-2010 Republicans have been quick to forget the absolute pride of place he gave to economic growth. House Republicans just released a growth plan. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio has been evangelizing for a growth agenda since his election last year. The elements are familiar cutting taxes and reforming the tax code, reining in regulation, increasing energy production, passing free-trade agreements. It doesnt have much chance of getting signed into law, but neither does Ryans Medicare plan. All of it is an exemplary exercise setting out a vision counter to President Barack Obamas and demonstrating that Republicans still know the most important question in American politics: Where are the jobs? Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.The party that forgot about jobs amyGOODMAN Special to Florida Weekly richLOWRY Special to Florida Weekly


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PAGE 6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA The outpouring of support from the community during Conservancy of Southwest Floridas Saving Southwest Florida Capital Campaign can be summed up in three words: over the top! Thanks to the generosity of campaign contributors and the broader community, we exceeded our goal and raised $38.8 million to benefit Southwest Floridas water, land, wildlife and future. On behalf of the Conservancys board of directors, capital campaign cabinet and staff, we thank everyone involved for their outpouring of support donors, members, volunteers, community residents, the Board of County Commissioners of Collier County, the city of Naples and the state of Florida for their ongoing support. Our appreciation also extends to the members of the Village School Chorale for sharing their talents during our celebration. However, success is not just about numbers. Exceeding our goal sends a strong signal that our community at large is concerned about protecting the environment and is more than willing to invest the time, talent and treasure to do so. The gifts will help the Conservancy protect our environment on behalf of each resident and visitor to Southwest Florida. We are honored to be associated with so many caring, passionate and generous people. Andrew McElwaine, president Conservancy of Southwest Florida A Renaissance Celebration Committee has been organized to help plan a series of events for the grand re-opening of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center, tentatively scheduled for November 2012. More than 100 guests recently learned more about how they 100 guests recently learned more about how they can get involved at a luncheon hosted by Conservancy board members Sue Dalton, Maureen Lerner and Jeannie Smith along with Nancy White, chair of this years Magic Under the Mangroves gala.The new Nature Center will bring the Conservancy message alive in a fun, fresh and interactive way and is an essential part of the infrastructure ensuring the mission to protect the regions water, land and wildlife, Andrew McElwaine, Conservancy president, told the gathering. The mission is accomplished through the combined efforts of environmental education, science and research, policy and advocacy and wildlife rehabilitation. The first meeting for the Renaissance Celebration Committee is tentatively scheduled for November. For more information, call Barbara Wilson at the Conservancy, 262-0304 or e-mail Judy Hushon, Linda Diaz and Karen Cielsa Lisa Merritt and Gale GuildNancy Hamill, Patti Stratton, Susan Regenstein and Mary Smith Olga Hirshhorn and Sharon von ArxSue Dalton, Maureen Lerner, Nancy White and Jeannie Smith


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PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 He bolted. Skipped bail. He didnt stop running until he had hit Argentina, where, presumably, he remains to this day. That was four years ago. When the young man fled, he left in his wake a tab of $45,000 that the Collier County courts demanded in lieu of his appearance. The young mans father had guaranteed the bond, but after his son skipped, it turned out that he couldnt come up with the cash to cover it. That left Jimmy Baier, the Naples bail bondsman who sprang the young man in the first place, on the hook. Mr. Baier shelled out the dough, but in an unexpected twist, the father said he wanted to do the right thing and make good on the debt. So, for the last four years, the broken-hearted father has been making payments to cover the forfeited bond. (The fugitives dad) is a real honorable guy, Mr. Baier says as he reflects on the case. Hes still making payments. Like I said, a real honorable guy. The above drama encapsulates the high-risk world of the bail bondsman. Every time a bondsman gets someone out of jail, it is a gamble a bet that the defendant will appear, as scheduled, for all of his court appearances. Contrary to what some laymen think, a bond is not intended to be punitive. The amount of the bond should reflect the seriousness of the crime, but at heart, its primary purpose is to provide a financial incentive for the accused to appear. Basically, the bondsman acts as an insurance agent who provides the court with a contract that says he (the bondsman) is responsible for the bond if the defendant does not appear. The vast majority of defendants meet their obligations, but some dont, and that (along with the staggering economy) keeps bondsmen swigging Maalox. Bounty hunters (were talking dudes like the infamous Dog of cable TV fame) are outlawed in Florida, so if a defendant runs, it is up to the bondsmen to track him down and bring him to court unless, of course, law enforcement does it first. But lawmen are swamped with cases, and those fugitives fleeing relatively piddling charges first-time DUIs, minor thefts and the like get scant attention. Yet, these low-grade offenders are the backbone of a bondsmans business, so they cant have too many skedaddle if they hope to keep doors to their business open. Last month, two bondsmen were shot one fatally by police in Jacksonville in a monumental sc rew-up. The police mistook the bondsmen, who were armed and one of whom was wearing a mask, for home invaders. The bondsmen were seeking a man who had skipped on charges that involved minor traffic violations. Last year, a bondsman was shot and killed in Glades County by a bail jumper who got the drop on him. The number of people who dont show is very low, says Michael Big Mike Nefzger, a bondsman in West Palm who is president of the Bail Agents Independent League of Florida. Id estimate that less than one-quarter of 1 percent of my people run. Thats not many. But when they do run, getting them back can be dangerous. When Big Mike is asked to discuss his methods of tracking a fugitive, he responds with a coarse laugh. I do not wish to discuss my investigative techniques, he says. No reason to tip off any of my clients as to what I do. Better to keep them guessing. While bail jumpers are perhaps the most visible and exciting facet of the bonding industry, there are a thousand other things that bedevil those who pursue this line of work. As the economy has soured, bondsmen increasingly rely on gut instincts and quick decisions when it comes to prospective clients. In the past, if a defendant couldnt come up with 10 percent of the bond amount upfront, a bondsman wouldnt touch him. In these uncertain times, though, bondsmen like other business people have had to show some flexibility. We work out payment plans in some cases, says Mr. Baier, who is an agent with Mary & Jimmys Bail Bonds in Naples. If bond is set at $10,000, for example, the 10 percent upfront fee amounts to $1,000. If the defendant cant raise that, according to Mr. Baier, a bondsman might collect 6 percent upfront and work out a payment plan for the remaining 4 percent. In this economy, you have to make adjustments, says Lidia Aulen, whose company, Lidia Aulen Bail Bonds, services Lee and Charlotte counties (along with Desoto, Glades and Hendry counties). But even if the initial payment can be met the 10 percent figure is set by Florida law getting someone else to guarantee the remainder of the bond is becoming increasingly dicey. It used to be that homes were routinely used to guarantee bonds, says Mr. Baier. But with all the foreclosures and whatever down here, you never know exactly what the status of a home is. You can run a search, but it doesnt always reflect if the property is under foreclosure or under water (worth less than the mortgage). Bondsmen are insured against losses, but Mr. Baier says insurance policies, which all licensed bondsmen are mandated to have, rarely pay claims. This is because insurance companies require bondsmen to pay 10 percent of what they take in from every bond into what is called a build-up fund that the insurance company holds. If someone skips bond and the person guaranteeing the bond cannot pay, the bondsman withdraws monies from his build-up fund to cover the forfeited amount. For bondsmen like Mr. Baier, who has been around for about 20 years, the build-up fund almost always covers any claims. Ive never had the insurance company pay a dime of its own money for any of my bonds, he says. Its virtually worthless, but the law says youve got to have it. Pretrial release programs also threaten the bail bond industry in Florida. These programs generally allow for the release of selected defendants without bond. These defendants are monitored through personal visitation by court officials, phone contacts and sometimes electronic monitoring. Proponents say it is a more effective and efficient way of dealing with defendants who are charged with lesser and non-violent crimes. Bondsmen say the program, which has been in effect for just three years, is too lax and encourages defendants to miss court dates, further straining an already overloaded system. There is no hard evidence yet to support either argument, although a study last year by the Florida Office of Program Policy Analysis & Government Accountability looked at the failure to appear rates of defendants in Miami-Dade County. The study found that 5.3 percent of those in the pretrial release program failed to appear, as opposed to 4.3 percent of those who were released on surety bonds (the kind bail bondsmen provide). The lowest failure to appear rate (2.2 percent) was among those who were released on recognizance. Bondsmen insist their industry in Florida is highly regulated. It is overseen by the Department of Financial Services. Those seeking a license must undergo background checks and complete specific educational courses related to bail bonding. Applicants also are required to complete an internship of more than 1,500 hours with a licensed bondsman before they can obtain a license. Despite the regulation, the industry carries with it a whiff of disrepute, which may be understandable given the fundamental nature of the business and its clientele. But many bondsmen concede there are some shady types out there doing business. It is time that we get the (Department of Financial Services) to start weeding out those agents who dont really have the interest of our industry in mind, Mr. Nefzger recently wrote in a letter to BAIL members. Id say most bail bond agents really do not like going out and chasing down (bail jumpers), says one bondsman in Fort Myers, who asks not to be quoted by name. There are those who really do like it. They like the rough stuff, and they dont shy away from it at all. Some bail bondsmen treat their clients like scum, says Mr. Baier. Thats a complaint you hear a lot in this business. Terry Corn, a truck driver from Memphis, Tenn., echoes Mr. Baier as he details his recent efforts to secure bond for his stepson, who had been charged with DUI and drug-related charges in Lee County. Mr. Corn says his stepson is a good boy who got all twisted around by getting mixed up with a girl who cooked meth back in Tennessee. This (bondsman) treated us like we were hammered dog (dung), he says. We were the lowest of the low. Hell, the boy aint been convicted, and theyll be making money off of us, so where do they get off acting like that? It just made a bad situation that much worse. Bondsmen enjoy extraordinary latitude in chasing down their prey. By law, they are allowed to carry firearms. Most work in concert with law enforcement when they are about to make a capture, but some do not. The dangers of not informing authorities can result in serious misunderstandings, which can prove deadly as recent events in Jacksonville show. The United States Supreme Court in the 1873 case of Taylor v. Taintor laid out what is sometimes called the bounty hunter law. The ruling, rooted in contract law, gives bondsmen and bounty hunters wider powers than police in going after bail skippers, and it virtually removes Fourth-, Fifthand Sixth-Amendment constraints. The ruling stated that bail bondsmen and bounty hunters have their principal on a string, and may pull the string whenever they please. When I got started, it was a lot easier to get a license, notes Mr. Baier. For one thing, there wasnt any internship. Mr. Baier holds a degree in business from Indiana University. He attended law school at the University of Texas at Austin before dropping out in advance of receiving a degree. He made his way to Southwest Florida, where he worked as a bartender. While I was tending bar more than 20 years ago, I ran into a bail bondsman, who said I ought to give it a try, Mr. Baier says. I told him he was crazy. I said Ive been to law school, and my moms a lawyer. Shed kill me if I became a bail bondsman. Despite his misgivings, Mr. Baier gave it a shot, working one day a week with a bondsman. He found the work enjoyable and discovered that his legal education came in handy. He settled in Naples, opened his own business, and hasnt looked back. Serendipity also guided Ms. Aulens career. In 1988, Ms. Aulen was studying to become a court reporter. She soon grew bored with that pursuit but had no clear idea about what she wanted to do instead. One day, she set out to find a job any job in downtown Fort Myers. She walked into business after business, seeking employment. No one had anything until she knocked on the door of a bail bondsman, who hired her as a clerical work. As with Mr. Baier, Ms. Aulen found that she liked the work and was good at it. In 1996 she opened Lidia Aulen Bail Bonds, with its principal offices on Hendry Street in Fort Myers. Since she does a good deal of work in Charlotte County and elsewhere, she spends much of her time on the road. She employs a single part-time assistant agent. As a one-person show especially one who ranges over a wide geographic area Ms. Aulen is on-call almost every hour of every day. The good news is that I work for myself, she says. The bad news is that I have to be available almost constantly. Sometimes, when I think it is going to be slow, Ill try to break free and do something for fun. On Memorial Day, I took a chance and went out on the boat. Luckily, I didnt get any calls. Ms. Aulen, 46, flies in the face of every stereotype that pertains to the bail bond industry, which is heavily populated with swaggering cowboy types. She is well-spoken, quiet, polite and witty. She has fashioned what may be one of the few boutique bail bond operations anywhere. She moved to Fort Myers with her family from Montana when she was 2 months old. She is a graduate of Riverdale High School. Unlike other bond companies, she plasters no ads in the Yellow Pages and generally operates a low-key business. I really do rely on contacts I have made in the community over the years, she says. Ive had people get in touch with me and say they went to high school with me or they knew my family. Referrals from clients who were pleased with my service help. In this line of work, you get a lot of repeat customers. Ms. Aulen also is very selective in choosing her clients. As with other bond pr o viders, the economy dictates some of this selectivity, but Ms. Aulen also prefers to deal with the more genteel denizens who populate local jails. I dont think Ive ever made bail for anyone charged with murder, she says. When it comes to hunting down bail jumpers, Ms. Aulen allows that is my least-favorite part of the job. She says she has few people skip out on her, but, of course, some do. I try to let law enforcement pick up most of these people, she says. If I have a particularly difficult case or one that I think could be dangerous, Ill get another bondsman who is affiliated with my insurance company to help out. She did acquire a license to carry a gun, but she has never bothered to buy a weapon. If at all possible, Id like to avoid having a gun, she says. But who knows, at some point that might become a necessity. Well see. BONDFrom page A1AULEN Id estimate that less than one-quarter of 1 percent of my people run. Thats not many. But when they do run, getting them back can be dangerous. Michael Big Mike Nefzger, president Bail Agents Independent League of Florida


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Member FNRA, SIPC, Southern Trust Financial Planning Inc. is not afliated with the Securities America companies.invites you to attend our seminarAs the trafc thins, lines at our restaurants disappear and the beach is returned to us, we both have the time now to devote to your personal nancial and investment needs. Lets talk over dinner9420 Bonita Beach Rd | Suite 202 Bonita Springs, FL 34135239-676-5676WHEN & WHERE YOUR MEAL IS ON US! Dont miss this opportunity!DINNERTues., June 14th @ 4:30 p.m.24041 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, BONITA SPRINGS PLEASE CALL 239-676-5676 to reserve your spot! Reservations are Required. This Sunday, June 12, members will celebrate the first service in their new church home. On 16 acres along a quarter-mile stretch of U.S. 41 between Vanderbilt Beach and Pine Ridge roads, the campus includes 543 parking spaces, two office buildings, a student ministries building and a place for outreach to the Hispanic and Haitian people of Naples. Designed as a bridge to the future, the Worship and Childrens Center equips the church to better serve Naples growing population of young adults and families. The two-story facility includes classrooms and nurseries a few steps from the worship center, so children are nearby while parents are in services or Sunday school classes. The entrance hall includes a welcome center and gathering area that will serve as flexible space for receptions, art exhibits and other events. An adjoining catering kitchen expands the capabilities of the facility. The choir has its own room, and the sophisticated audio-visual control center, on the second floor balcony, will provide streaming video of Sunday services online. The building was designed for functionality, but aesthetics were not ignored. Wegman Design Group of Naples chose a transitional interior design using rich walnut and shades of blue and ochre. A set of signature floor-to-ceiling arched windows dominates the two-story foyer. Three starlight chandeliers shine through the windows around the clock, serving as a beacon to drivers on the Trail. The sanctuary is both intimate and inspirational, with 65-foot-tall ceilings and light streaming from high windows. The area can seat as many as 675 in freestanding chairs, which are more functional than fixed pews. (The current worship center eventually will be demolished and, in time, the new center will be expanded to seat 1,000.) During the centers planning stages Pastor Robert Petterson and several church members traveled to Jerusalem, open to ideas that could be incorporated into the design. The gnarled trees in the Garden of Gethsemane inspired the 28-foot-tall wooden cross that serves as the focal point of the worship center. Craftsmen at Thomas Riley Artisans Guild hand-carved the rustic cross from reclaimed butternut. Dramatic lighting illuminates the cross with effects appropriate to the service and time of day. The architects for the Worship and Childrens Center were Sizemore Group of Atlanta and Alliance Design Group of Punta Gorda. Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. of Fort Myers served as general contractor.Fulfilling a need Covenant Church of Naples was established in 1966. Dr. Petterson, who has served as senior pastor since 2002, is not surprised at the generosity of church members, who fully pledged funding for the construction project. Despite these difficult economic times, our members recognize the need for this center and appreciate how much it will allow us to do for the community, he says. One of the first community activities in the new center will be complimentary Vacation Bible School scheduled each morning June 20-24. Children from age 4 through fifth grade are invited to study and memorize the Lords Prayer, play games and enjoy crafts, music and skits each day. Covenant Church of Naples is Biblically based, contemporary, evangelic and welcoming to different denominations. Members strive to reach out to people with programs that equip them for all phases of their lives. The church is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in America, which has more than 1,450 churches and missions throughout the U.S. and Canada. CHURCHFrom page A1 PETTERSON >> Dedication of Covenant Church of Naples/PCAs new Worship and Childrens Center >> When: Open house and continental breakfast at 8 a.m. Sunday, June 12, followed by worship service at 10:30 a.m. >> Where: 6926 Trail Blvd. >> Who: All are welcome. >> Info: 597-3464 or www.CovenantNaples. com in the know COURTESY PHOTOThe gnarled trees in the Garden of Gethsemane inspired the 28-foot-tall wooden cross that serves as the focal point of the worship center. Craftsmen at Thomas Riley Artisans Guild hand-carved the rustic cross from reclaimed butternut.

PAGE 10 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 Outdoor Furniture and Accessories Bedroom Dining Living Room Sink VanitiesInside Out Furniture 592-1387 2097 Trade Center Way NaplesWHY PAY MORE?NO REASONABLE OFFER REFUSED!ALL FLOOR SAMPLES MUST BE SOLD!SHOP US LAST FOR THE BEST PRICE!!!We Now Carry: Irwin & Sons Telescope Casual Chicago Wicker Hanamint Huffman Koos Windward & More Mon-Fri 9-5 Sat 9-1 Sun closed A Naples connection today to the Lindbergh Law of yesteryearThe U.S. Department of State estimates there are more than 2,000 open cases of international parental abductions involving 3,000 children. This trend parallels another snatching racket in the 1920s and s that took an international hero and the death of 20-month-old child to wake Congress to what was happening right here in America.Landing of a heroIn 1919, the French owner of the Brevoort and Lafayette hotels in New York City, Raymond Orteig, made a stunning offer: $25,000 to the first aviator to fly nonstop from Paris to New York or New York to Paris. When he had no takers after five years, Monsieur Orteig extended it for another five years. Midway through the second offer, on May 20, 1927, Charles Lucky Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis at Paris Le Bourget airfield. After 34 hours of nonstop flying without the aid of a radio, co-pilot or guide manual, this shy Minnesota boy became a reluctant international hero. His modesty made an adoring public yearn for more stories about their new American idol. After his marriage to Anne Morrow and weary from the limelight, Mr. Lindbergh and his family found solitude at their massive estate in the Sourlands just north of Trenton, N.J., where the seclusion paralleled that of their southern home near Captiva Island. From time to time when the family was in residence in Florida, they would fly into Naples for supplies, landing near the corner of Third Street South and Fifth Avenue South. There was never a need to worry about mobs of people, as Naples only had about 80 or so residents at the time. The Lindberghs blissful seclusion abruptly ended on March 1, 1932, when their 20-month-old son, Charles A. Lindbergh Jr., was kidnapped and murdered. The shock felt around the world moved Congress to pass the Lindbergh Law on June 17 that year, finally addressing Americas most booming and darkest criminal enterprise of the time: the snatching racket.The Snatch RacketIn the 2010 publication, California Snatch Racket: Kidnappings During the Prohibition and Depression Eras, authors James W. Smith and W. Lane Rogers brought back into Americas consciousness one of her darkest criminal enterprising eras. The snatch racket was driven by greed and desperation as ransom artists arbitrarily chose their prey from socialites, heiresses and sometimes even from those who had no means to pay.As kidnapping rates rose, so, too, did the publics fear along with newspapers sales that took the sensationalism into every town in the world even into the sleepy little town of Naples.Fear in paradiseNaples has always hosted discerning citizens, so when news of the Lindbergh kidnapping reached here, winter residents Eleanor DuPont Rust and her husband, Phillip, heeded the warnings by building a wall around Palm Villa, the home where their children and their nanny resided at the corner of Broad Avenue South and Gulf Shore Boulevard (behind Palm Cottage and The Norris Gardens). Larry Ingram, a Naples old-timer and attorney, remembers the locals who were hired as night guards for Palm Villa. One particular night, he recalls, Mr. Rust walked across the street (from their other home) only to find the guard asleep. Mr. Rust picked up the guards gun and fired it about three inches behind the sleeping mans his head, he says. Then he promptly fired the confused guard, who I reckon went home to change his pants.The Lindbergh Law and laterIn a time when gangsters and the Great Depression had seemingly numbed America, the Lindbergh case thawed the countrys heart not necessarily because Mr. Lindbergh was their hero, but because he was a parent. Congress back then made kidnapping across state lines a federal felony; sadly, today it is not just state lines that parents have to contend with. One Naples father, Doug Trombino, knows only too well the burden of having a child become the victim of an international abduction. According to the website, Mr. Trombinos daughter, Morgana, was 23 months old when she was taken to Colombia by her mother without his knowledge or permission. That was in November 2010. Pursuant to The Hague Convention, he and his attorneys in Naples and in Cali, Colombia, have been waging a costly fight for her return ever since. Doug Trombino and friends are gathering at Burn in Mercato from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 15 Morgana Trombinos third birthday to help raise awareness and funds to help bring Morgana home. Admission is a donation of $30 per person. To RSVP, e-mail rsvp@ To find out more about this case, including how to join a letter-writing campaign to those in Congress, visit LOIS BOLIN ____________________Special to Florida WeeklyUNDERCOVER HISTORIAN intoeverytowninthe T G n t n w a p n th On How it works: Find a Buddy Choose a family member, friend or coworker Mark Your Calendar On the 2nd of each month, mark your calendar as a reminder Call Your Buddy Remind each other to do breast self exams To Get A Free Packet Visit Call 1-800-NEW-HELP or visit any 21st Century Oncology ofce Get your free Buddy Check tool kit as a simple reminder to do your breast self-exam every month. Rie Aihara, M.D. Amy Fox, M.D.


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According to an April report in Londons Daily Mail, only virgins with strong necks and lips (and a bra size of C-cup or larger), and without visible scars or blemishes, will be considered for the equivalent-$80-aday jobs (an almost unheard-of salary in China, especially for agricultural field work). Beauty contests for camels are very big busines s in S audi Arabia, as News of the Weird reported in 2007, but the first one in Turkey (in Selcuk) was held in January and featured considerably lower-market camels. (The Turkish winner had been purchased for the equivalent of $26,000; a Saudi camel once won $10 million in a single show.) Judges supposedly look for muscle tone, elegance of tail wag and tooth quality, according to a January Wall Street Journal dispatch. Charisma is also important, according to one judge. Camels, he said, realize that people are watching them (and) are trying to pose. Some will stop, open their back legs, and wave their tail, or (throw) their head back and moan ... this is the kind of posing we (judges) are looking for. Cliche come to lifeThe person in the news most recently for slipping and falling on a banana peel might be Ida Valentine, 58, who filed a lawsuit in February against the 99 Cents Only chain after slipping on one while shopping in its store in Fontana, Calif., in April 2010. The fall, she said, left her with a herniated disk and tissue damage. Do-it-yrselfersReports still frequently emerge of homeowners battling household pests, yet only creating an even worse problem (as if the pests ultimately outsmart them). In recent cases, for example, Robert Hughes tried to oust the squirrels from his townhome in Richton Park, Ill., in March, but his smoke bomb badly damaged his unit and his neighbors. (Firefighters had to rip open the roof in the two units to battle the blaze.) Two weeks after that, in Mesa, Ariz., a man set his attic on fire trying to get rid of a beehive with brake fluid and a cigarette lighter. Gaming the systemBritish welfare benefits are being reduced in two years, but for now, workshunning parents who blithely navigate a series of government support payments can make a nice living for themselves. Kathy Black, 45, of East Hanningfield, Essex, with 16 children by six fathers thus qualifies for the equivalent of at least $1,000 a week (the take-home pay of someone earning the equivalent of $68,000 a year), and child support from one of the fathers adds even more to her account. Ms. Blacks second husband, her 17-year-old son and her 22-year-old daughter spilled secrets of her irresponsibility to a Daily Mail reporter in February. NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY CHUCK SHEPHERDDISTRIBUTED BY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATEDreadful drainsThe powerful suction of swimming pool filters can trap not only toddlers against the drain but a grown man in excellent physical condition, according to a lawsuit filed in May by the family of the late John Hoy Jr., who drowned when unable to pry himself loose from the vacuum drain of a hot tub at the Sandals resort in Nassau, Bahamas, in 2010. (The most notorious drain-pegging of all time was perhaps a 1994 incident at a Scottish Inn motel in Lakeland, Fla., when a 33-year-old guests penis became stuck in the drain, apparently as he was testing the filters suction. That story did not appear in News of the Weird, but several sources cite a July 1994 story in the Sarasota Herald Tribune.) Great art!News of the Weird has reported several times on the confusion many art gallery visitors reveal in evaluating abstract impressionist pieces when they compare them to random scribblings of toddlers (and animals, such as chimpanzees and elephants). In April, academic researchers at Boston College reported that, indeed, gallery patrons correctly differentiated serious works from squiggles only about 60 percent to 70 percent of the time. Commented one survey subject, apparently realizing his confusion: The chimpanzees stuff is good. I like how he plays with metaphors about depth of field, but I think I like this guy (Mark) Rothko a little bit better. Crapper crittersFrom time to time, someone visiting his bathroom looks down and finds eyes of a critter staring back at him from the toilet bowl. In March, Dennis Mulholland, 67, of Paisley, Scotland, encountered a 3-foot-long California king snake hiding in the bowl after escaping from elsewhere in the building. In December a woman in Edmond, Okla., had a similar experience with a squirrel, which, hypothesized police, might have crawled through a sewer drain.


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PAGE 17 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 HEALTHY LIVINGNCH is on a journey to national prominence. One of every eight patients who spend a night or more in one of our 681 beds (and that will be 715 beds by year-end) comes from outside our five-county region. We are in the midst of six major building and renovation projects, which will pump more than $35.3 million into our community by year-end. Orchestrating our future is arguably the most important responsibility of NCHs 23-member community board of trustees. Discussions at the boards most recent meeting covered a broad canvas: our patient-centered culture, quality, finances, 3,750 extraordinary colleagues, growth, market share, image and philanthropy. Our advantages are numerous, among them geographic diversification, improved reputation, market share growth, financial stabilization (through revenue growth), quality improvement, sharing best practices (e.g., information technology), adding leadership talent at all levels board, leadership team, director level, physician specialties), growing medical staff and augmenting philanthropic potential. The board also noted that with change comes challenge, in such things as potential loss of autonomy, which could limit future opportunities; possible additional layers of bureaucracy, which could disrupt profit margins; philanthropic confusion; the increased need for communication; and distraction if the plan veers off track. Thus far, even in the midst of culture change, we are doing well with our execution and are now just reaching our stride. The board discussed options to energize our efforts toward national prominence, including partnering with a luminary institution, to achieve leaps in such areas as patient education, expanded patient-centered culture, graduate medical education, third party administration of medical insurance, accountable care organization expertise, supply chain management and primary care integration (so that patients receive care closer to home even if they need to leave the area for an unusual illness or surgery). To help weigh these options, the board added two new members with valuable experience: Frank Linsalata, past chairman of the board of Case Western Reserve and the major force behind Clevelands Linsalata Capital Partners; and Robert Moses, portfolio manager and general partner of RGM Capital. The board also examined the progress of NCH Healthcare Group, now 67 physicians and 20 nurse practitioners and physician assistants strong. In that context, I visited one of our premier primary care offices, led by Dr. Karen Henrichsen and nurse practitioner Doreen Cassarino. Their team consists of Courtney Krehling, Stacey Osborne and medical assistants Katy Adamson and Beth Errigo. Their newly renovated space in the heart of Park Shore at Neapolitan Way is welcoming, spacious and patient-friendly. Ultimately, health care will migrate from an inpatient repair shop mentality to outpatient preventive success. This office is the model for the future. Our board recognizes, as we all do, that NCH faces daunting challenges going forward, most especially reduced reimbursement from Medicaid, Medicare and most other payers. But we have great confidence that with continued strong leadership, steady focus and, most of all, superior performance from our dedicated caregivers, we will continue to meet the challenges of the future while continuing to add value to our community every day. Trustees review progress plus a wide range of challengesTO YOUR HEALTH allenWEISS STRAIGHT TALK Give blood, get a gift from PatricsDonors visiting any Community Blood Center bloodmobile blood drive or fixed site center in June will receive a gift card to Patrics restaurant on Pine Ridge Road in Naples.Community Blood Center in Naples is at 311 Ninth St. N., on the first floor of the NCH Medical Plaza Building, next to the NCH Healthcare System parking garage. Valet parking is offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Call 436-5455. In Bonita Springs, Community Blood Center is in Sunshine Plaza at 9170 Bonita Beach Road. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday (closed for lunch from 12:15-1 p.m. Call 495-1138. For a list of upcoming bloodmobile locations, visit Grief support group meetings setThe Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida begins a new series of bereavement support meetings from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 16, at Jewish Family Services, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. Sessions will meet for eight Thursdays. All are welcome. To sign up or for more information, call 325-4444. Free presentation about treatments for hip and knee arthritisLearn about the latest advancements in pain relief and surgical techniques to treat hip and knee arthritis at a free presentation by Dr. Robert Zehr beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Physicians RegionalPine Ridge. Dr. Zehr will discuss minimally invasive surgical techniques, computer-assisted surgery, rapid recovery programs, MRI-directed total knee replacement and the direct anterior approach to total hip replacement. Reservations can be made by calling 5960100 or visiting When these three dogs meet their friend Savannah in the park, she discovers that they cannot play and enjoy themselves because of the negative feelings they are carrying around. Savannah leads them to think of their external features as far less significant than their inner nature. She lets them know that she has befriended them because of who they are inside and how they behave, not because of what they look like. Of course, we realize that the strategies of I Am Brilliant! are part of an uphill battle. Building self-esteem is a complicated process. Still, an engaging book like this is one useful tool. Part of its appeal comes from the cute, captioned photographs of the four dog characters. We all know children who can benefit from this book, which should also find a place in every guidance counselors library.For Ms. Craig, this book is a part of a larger project. Her Live Your Power program is designed to build strong leaders with open hearts. The program, in various configurations, is aimed at corporate team building, adult self-improvement and positive attitudes and behavior in young students. The writers goal is to help people of all ages and situations live their best life. Jennifer Craig will sign copies of I Am Brilliant! during Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Naples Area Board of Realtors, 1455 Pine Ridge Road. Find out more at Philip K. Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text.big message about appearancesLittle book packs I Am Brilliant! by Jennifer Craig. Insight Strategist. 32 pages. $10. Child and family therapist Jennifer Craig has penned a delightful book for children (or their parents) that strives to offset the media blitz of debilitating messages about beauty. Weve all seen the impossibly gorgeous, slender models with the perfect skin and hair used by advertisers of cosmetic products to sell their wares. Weve all seen attractive younger models donned in outfits for the ideally proportioned teen or tween. So have young girls who will never attain the outward appearance that consciously or otherwise registers as their worth indicator the key to acceptance and popularity. Ms. Craig, a licensed mental health practitioner, is out to redirect young peoples understanding of the keys to self-esteem. In I Am Brilliant! Steps to Finding Your Brilliance, she encourages youngsters (primarily girls, though the problem exists for boys as well) to focus on individuality and inner beauty. The young reader might find herself truly being herself and enjoying being herself rather than chasing the accoutrements of fashion and developing unhealthy eating habits in an attempt to copy an impossible and misleading standard. Readers are also likely to better understand how to value others by looking for the inner beauty and brilliance of those whom they meet. I Am Brilliant! is a tiny book with an enormous message. In it, we meet a dog named Sugar who notices that the dogs on television are all smaller than she is, and those very dogs are flattered with attention and opportunity. Sugar thinks she has to shrink to find happiness. Of course, this cannot be. Theres also Angel, a shorthaired dog who longs for the much longer hair of the dogs featured on television, and Star, a dog with a naturally wrinkled face who is considering surgery to remove the wrinkles that are deemed ugly. Pa fr o p h do w th al g li b l lithllfll y f s s rn g s e philJASON CRAIG


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 NEWS A19 Last week, Gov. Rick Scott signed a landmark Medicaid overhaul that calls for shifting hundreds of thousands of low-income and elderly Floridians into managed-care plans. Gov. Scotts signature on a twobill package (HB 7107 and HB 7109) was not a surprise he has long pushed for transforming the Medicaid system. Now, it will be up to the state to convince the federal government to go along. The state Agency for Health Care Administration is required to submit a proposal to federal Medicaid officials by Aug. 1 and is scheduled to start a flurry of public hearings June 10. If the overhaul is approved, AHCA in July 2012 would start moving forward with a mandatory managed-care program for seniors who need long-term care. That phase would be finished by October 2013. AHCA would then start putting in place the managed-care requirement for a broader Medicaid population such as low-income women and children in January 2013 and finish by October 2014. The plan, however, has faced opposition from Democratic lawmakers and some patient advocates. They argue, in part, that relying on HMOs and other types of managed-care plans could squeeze needed services for Medicaid beneficiaries. Lawmakers spent more than a year considering changes to the $20 billion Medicaid program and passed the two bills on the final day of the 2011 legislative session. Gov. Scott also signed one in a series of controversial bills dealing with abortion. The bill (HB 97) would ban abortion coverage from policies sold through a health-insurance exchange a type of insurance marketplace that is scheduled to start operating in 2014 as part of last years federal health law. The governor also approved another measure (HB 1193) that takes aim at the hotly debated federal health law. That bill says people cannot be compelled to buy health insurance, except in limited circumstances. The Republican-controlled Legislature passed the bill in response to what has become known as the individual mandate in the federal law. That mandate will require almost all Americans to have health insurance starting in 2014. A University of Florida researcher has developed a technique to make peanuts safer for people with peanut allergies.Wade Yang, an assistant professor in UFs food science and human nutrition department, used pulsed ultraviolet light, or PUV, to reduce the allergenic potential of peanuts by up to 90 percent. The study was published this week by the journal Food and Bioprocess Technology.By releasing concentrated bursts of light containing multiple wavelengths, PUV changes peanut allergens so that human antibodies cant recognize them and cause the release of histamines that are responsible for allergy symptoms such as itching, rashes and wheezing.We believe the allergen can be controlled at the processing stage, before the product even goes to the shelf, Dr. Yang says. More than 3 million Americans are allergic to peanuts and tree nuts, and reactions can range from skin rashes to death. Peanuts have been found to cause the majority of deaths in the U.S. from anaphylaxis, or severe allergic reaction. Allergic reactions can occur from eating peanuts or from even the slightest exposure in some individuals. Currently, the best way for those with the allergy to be safe is to completely avoid peanuts. Using PUV, Dr. Yang, a member of UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, reduced the allergenic potential of three of the most allergenic proteins in peanuts. The reduction of one of the proteins Ara h2, the most potent of the three marked the first time this reduction has ever been achieved with PUV. Dr. Yang confirmed the allergy reduction using a biochemical test and by exposing the proteins to serum samples from patients with peanut allergies to see if an allergic reaction occurred. Allergens were reduced in peanut extracts and peanut b utter. Preliminary, unpublished results also demonstrate that PUV can significantly reduce the allergenic potential of whole peanuts. Dr. Shih-Wen Huang, a pediatric allergist in UFs College of Medicine, says epidemiological data show an increase in food allergies over the last 20 years. Scientists dont know why, he adds, but there could be multiple factors involved, including living in a cleaner environment that shifts our immune response away from protecting against germs to reacting to innocent food substances. He also notes that increased peanut consumption is part of an overall trend toward healthier eating. While epinephrine and antihistamines can be prescribed to alleviate allergenic symptoms, Dr. Yang says he would like to prevent the allergy at the processing stage with PUV, before it reaches humans. Scott overhauls Medicaid, revamps other health lawsPulsed UV light can reduce allergic potential of peanutsBY JIM SAUNDERS____________________The News Service of FloridaBY ROBERT WELLS____________________The University of FloridaSCOTT TYLER L. JONES / IFAS COURTESY PHOTOWade Yang, left. an assistant professor in UFs food science and human nutrition department, and graduate student Sandra Shriver use pulsed ultraviolet light to reduce allergens in peanuts in Dr. Yangs laboratory.

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Returning as keynote speaker for the second year, Cindy Solomon ourlined the four types of courage and discussed when and how to invoke each for success in business, why finding the courage to move forward is the key to success in todays business world, and how to inspire courage personally and professionally.The president of Solomon & Associates, Ms. Solomon has served as an advisor to General Motors, Coca Cola, Microsoft, Clairol and AT&T. Her presentation drew from patterns identified in more than 5,000 interviews to help dissect the fears that can keep professional women from making bold decisions quickly and confidently. Key4Women was started in 2005 to help women business owners achieve their goals by providing access to capital, customized service, networking events and educational opportunities. Since it began, the program has loaned $3 billion to qualified women business owners and is committed to lending another $3 billion by 2012. The Island Coast AIDS Network has received a $2,500 Quality of Life grant from the Million Dollar Round Table Foundation, a philanthropic association of insurance professionals. Craig Ruthsatz, president of the ICAN board of directors, belongs to the foundation and nominated ICAN for the grant, which will fund the purchase of two new refrigerators, a freezer and an air conditioner for the ICAN food pantry. To extend the grants purchasing power, Earl Smith of Bill Smith Appliances and Electronics deeply discounted the needed equipment.A United Way partner agency, ICAN provides food, transportation and case management to more than 400 AIDS-infected individuals and their families in Southwest Florida and is a leader in the fight to stop the spread of HIV infection by providing a variety of education and prevention programs. Key4Women program benefits the Shelter, Leadership Collier Grant will help ICAN purchase appliances for food pantryCOURTESY PHOTOLeft to right: Trisha Hare, vice president, Key Private Bank in Naples; Claudia DAlessandro, development associate at The Shelter for Abused Women and Children; and Michael Dillon, president, Florida District, KeyBank.COURTESY PHOTORick Marsten, ICAN pantry manager; Carolyn Moore, ICAN executive director; Gary Trippe of BB&T OswaldTrippe & Company; and Roxanne Smith, ICAN case manager supervisor. United Way lining up sponsors for annual walkIn gearing up for the sixth annual Walk for the Way, the United Way of Collier County is lining up business sponsors the Saturday, Sept. 24, event at North Collier Regional Park.Walk for the Way marks the beginning of the agencys annual giving campaign. Businesses that support the walk either financially or in kind will benefit from public exposure while joining thousands of residents in helping 29 charities that assist one in every four residents of Collier County.John Brucato, United Way board member and chairman of this years walk, and a committee of 20 volunteers and 30 board members are working to build awareness and participation for the agencys only public fundraising event. Sponsorships range from $75 for a sign on the walk path to $2,500 for Presenting Sponsor. Businesses can also donate goods or services in exchange for sponsorship. Early sponsors whose donations exceed $1,500 include Publix Supermarkets, Collier County Parks & Recreation, Ave Maria Development, Cohen & Grigsby, First Call Restoration, IRMS, RCMA, Yale Freeman, UPS, Naples Daily News, T-shirt Express and Bond, Schoeneck and King. To become a sponsor, e-mail Mike Gentzle at or call Amanda Eberl at 261-7112. For more information about Walk for the Way, visit www.unitedwayofcolliercounty. org.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 NEWS A21 food in the bowl. This new habit will translate into cost savings and result in a healthier animal, which means fewer veterinary bills. Be a savvy consumer of supplements for your pet. Some supplement suppliers would like you to believe that your pets good health is dependent on their products. Avoid being seduced by such ads, and talk to your vet about exactly which supplements are worthy expenditures for your dog or cat. Investigate options for paying your veterinary bills. Perhaps the clinic administrator is willing to barter for products or services. Look into CareCredit, for example, a reputable line of credit that can be used to pay for veterinary expenses. The company provides interest-free payment plans that may be advantageous compared to standard credit card payments. Consider investing in pet health insurance, especially if you are inclined to take the do everything possible approach for your pet. Do the math and determine if insurance makes financial sense in the long run. And before you sign on the dotted line, do some research to find a provider that is a good fit for you and your pet. What should you do if your pet is ailing and you are forced to contemplate euthanasia because of financial constraints? Before succumbing to such a drastic decision, I strongly encourage a thorough investigation of every other conceivable option. Consider researching rescue associations, borrowing money from friends or relatives, applying for a donation from a pet health assistance organization, or finding a financially capable guardian for your pet. Exploring these options might just save a life and will do wonders for your peace of mind. BY DR. NANCY KAY _______________________________Special to Florida WeeklySimple strategies can save money without short-changing your petyou know if your bill will be $200 or $2,000? Requesting an estimate does not reflect how much you love your pet; you are simply being fiscally responsible. Kick the once-a-year vaccine habit. We used to think that standard vaccinations such as distemper needed to be given annually. We now know that these vaccinations provide a minimum of three years worth of protection, once the puppy or kitten series has been completed. If your vaccine reminder card suggests otherwise, talk to your veterinarian. Dont neglect your pets preventive health care, as it could cost you money in the long run. For example, administering a heartworm preventive is less expensive for you (and safer for your dog or cat) than treating heartworm infection. Feed your pet less food! Just as with humans, many dogs and cats are overweight. Ask your vet for her honest opinion about your pets waistline. If she agrees that your precious family member could lose a few pounds, put less Today, the human-animal bond is stronger than ever. The more tumultuous the world is around us, the tighter we cling to our beloved pets. They soothe us with their predictability and unconditional l ove, and they consistently give in excess of what they receive. Imagine then, the heartache someone feels when its necessary to cut back on a pets health care because of financial hardship. If you are in a financial pinch who isnt these days? here are some things you can do to economize while still doing a great job of caring for your pets health. Lay your financial cards on the table when talking to your vet. Talking about your bank account may be difficult, but such a discussion can lead to options that make better financial sense. Rarely is there only one way to diagnose or treat a disease, and you are entitled to an explanation of every single option for your pet. Request a written cost estimate for veterinary services before they are provided. How else can PET TALES Cut pet care costs talk to y our v eterinarian y ti a s y o u l on g p le, a h eart w i s less e x ( and safer c at ) than tr e inf ec ti o n Feed y J ust as wit do g s and w ei g ht. A s h er h ones t your pets a g rees t ha f p a financial pinch s e d ays? h ere you can do to e still doin g a n g for your pets n ancial cards on the ng to your vet. Talk ank account may be h a discussion can t h at ma k e b etter Rarel y is there t o dia g nose or and you are x planation of o n ie rinary he y are l se can Pets of the Week >> Buster Beany is a 2-year-old coonhound. His facial expressions make everyone smile.>> Dutch is a chocolate Hotot dwarfeared rabbit. At 2 years old, he is nicely trained and looking for a home.>> I-Hop is a 5-monthold Labrador retriever mix. His name is based on a rumor that he loves maple syrup.>> Jami and George are 2-monthold tabbies that can be adopted as part of the shelters twofor-one summer special on kittens.To adopt a petAll dogs and cats adopted from The Humane Society Naples come with a medical exam, vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of pet health insurance. Visit the animals ready for adoption at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. Adoption center hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Call 643-1555 or visit


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 NEWS A23 An actor rides in a bus or railroad train; he sees a movement and applies it to a new role. A woman in agony of spirit might turn her head just so; a man in deep humiliation probably would wring his hands in such a way. From straws like these, drawn from completely different sources, the fabric of a character may be built. The whole garment in which the actor hides himself is made of small externals of observation fitted to his conception of a role. Elenor Robson Belmont Wait a minute, Mr. Postman. Look and see....Cmon deliver the letter, the sooner the better. Marvelettes How come everything I think I need always comes with batteries? John Mayer, Somethings Missing Merism: synecdoche in which totality is expressed by contrasting parts. Miriam Webster Unabridged DictionaryThis could have been an advice column. In the British English, advice columnists are called agony aunts or agony uncles. Agony columns can be the advice they write. Or this term can also be used to describe classified ads attempting to find missing loved ones. Perhaps the agony is in the missing piece. Whats missing? The word agony comes from the Greek word meaning a struggle for victory, or an assembly for a contest. This brings to mind the entry into this world, a mere 17 minutes apart, of twin sisters Popo and Eppie. They grew up together in Sioux City, Iowa, daughters of Russian Jewish immigrants. Their father made enough money peddling chickens from a push cart to buy into a grocery store. He then became involved in the business of theatre and vaudeville. The sisters went to the same high school, wrote for their same college newspaper, married on the same day, their July 4th birthday, in a joint wedding ceremony. In 1955 Eppie Esther Pauline Friedman began writing the advice column we know as Ann Landers. In 1956, Popo Pauline Esther Friedman began writing the advice column we know as Dear Abby. Eppie died in 2002, at the age of 83. It is not clear if Popo is dead or living with Alzheimers. Her daughter officially assumed all responsibility for the column in 1987. There is a mythos surrounding the sisters, a sense of a competitive struggle between them that is not completely clear. At this time, it is not even clear if Popo knows that Eppie has died. This sounds like it all could have been agony. But whats missing? This privateer amuser offers no advice, merely receiving every positional thread, every propositional fabric. Ideas are born, in agony and ecstasy, and are sewn, reified, into some seemingly seamless something. Or somebody. Columns are born. These word columns may be less articulated and less solid, less upstanding than their stony counterparts. More beholding than upholding. But less agony and ecstasy? You dont know what youre missing. Check the column for moving parts, substantive lyrics, knowledge gaps. But dont be tempted to fill in the blank. No contest: Bask in the release of the strain of an extended synecdoche. Rx is the FloridaWeekly muse who hopes to inspire profound mutiny in all those who care to read. Our Rx may be wearing a pirate cloak of invisibility, but emanating from within this shadow is hope that readers will feel free to respond. Who knows: You may even inspire the muse. Make contact if you dare.MUSINGS Rx Merism


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BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUS INESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011Legislative updateEDC luncheon guests hear from state lawmakers, and more networking events. B7-8 Made for MarcoCustom home designed to maximize water views. B9 INSIDEOn the MoveIts your business to know whos going where and doing what. B4 von Rinteln named James V. Mudd FellowJim von Rinteln, retired regional CEO of the Collier County Chapter of the American Red Cross, has been named the 2011-2012 James V. Mudd Fellow by the Leadership Collier Foundation. The fellowship honors former Collier County Manager Jim Mudd for his outstanding leadership in the public service and for his contributions to the Collier County community. Underscoring Mr. Mudds legacy of stewardship, the award enhances and supports Leadership Collier Foundation initiatives and provides scholarships and recognition for participants in the Leadership Collier program. Each years recipient receives full tuition for a foundation program Leadership Collier, The Leadership Institute, Growing Associates in Naples (GAIN) or Youth Leadership Collier. Among the attributes the fellowship selection committee noted in Mr. von Rinteln were his: Integrity; Selfless service to the community by placing others before self; and Leadership that inspires others to not only follow but also to join as leaders. Mr. von Rinteln holds a bachelors degree in political science from the University of Maryland and a masters in human resource management from Hawaii Pacific University. Prior to moving to Collier County, he spent a career in the United States Army as a helicopter pilot and staff officer in command and staff positions worldwide, including a tour as an intelligence officer at the Pentagon specializing in threat assessment and terrorism. He joined the Collier County Emergency Management Department in 1996 and has been involved as an emergency management professional during every natural disaster and emergency in Collier County since then, including five major SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY SEE FELLOW, B4 No need to fight airport crowds or even fill the gas tank for this summers travel plans. Some of Naples and Marco Islands top gulf-front resorts are on sale, offering discounted meals, reduced room rates and spa services, and even loyalty programs that reward longer stays and those of you reading Florida Weekly right now (more on that later). And this being summer, theres always that added bonus: Fewer people on the beach. At Naples Grande Resort, now a member of the prestigious Waldorf Astoria family, guests who take advantage of summer deals can rack up the savings. The 474-room resort has specially priced spa services, prix fixe meals and even $3 glasses of fine champagne through Oct. 31. For the ultimate savings strategy, opt for all of Naples Grandes summer discounts and free amenities. Book a $109 massage, facial or mani-pedi at the hedonistic Golden Door Spa, then chill out at the beach or one of the resorts three pools (channel your inner child on the 100-foot water slide). If its Friday afternoon, start happy hour early at 3, when the resorts Aura Bar features $3 glasses of Veuve Clicquot. Linger past 4 and the price increases $3 each hour until 7 p.m., then drops in $3 increments until midnight. Our suggestion: Splurge the extra $3 at 4, which is when the lounges jazz act gets started and the local in crowd starts trickling in. Nosh on $5 bar appetizers or dine at Aura, where a three-course prix-fixe dinner costs just $27 a person. Venture to the beach for the sunset and return to the lounge later for a champagne nightcap. For families, Naples Grande offers its Best of Waldorf, a package that includes complimentary breakfast for children and a $25 per night resort credit. More active pursuits can be found on the resorts off-site Rees Jones-designed golf course or at the tennis complex, rated among the best in the country and the world by Tennis Magazine. Naples Grandes Tennis for Life package, offered Monday through SaturdayGreat escapesBY NANCI THEORETSpecial to Florida Weekly Cash in on summer specials and get away without going farSEE ESCAPES, B8 COURTESY PHOTOThe Naples GrandeCOURTESY PHOTOThe Naples Grande lobby VON RINTELN

PAGE 25 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 Joseph R. Catti, President and CEO of FineMark National Bank & Trust and Richard E. Riley, President of FineMark National Bank & Trust, Coconut Point, are pleased to announce Ceil Mosher has joined the bank as Vice President, Private Banking at the Coconut Point office. Ms. Mosher comes to FineMark with more than 20 years of banking experience. Most recently she managed a Private Banking Team in Bonita Springs. Prior to that, she held the position of Vice President and Branch Manager at a retail bank in Lee County. Ceil is dedicated to personal service and building deep relationships. We are fortunate to have her join the FineMark team, said Catti. Riley added, Ceil has a proven track record in Southwest Florida. She is committed to excellence and personifies FineMarks service oriented culture. Ms. Mosher has lived in Estero with her family since 1982. 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QUALITT RVICE MONEY & INVESTINGInvestor attitudes might limit performanceThe idea of investing is to make money. The problem is that it is not always that easy to do so. Surely the blame can be placed at the feet of the various markets, as they might not provide a raging bull market in which money thrown here, there and anywhere turns a profit like in the roaring 1990s. Surely there can be blame if the portfolio is concentrated in only a very limited number of asset classes. Surely. But a lot of the blame is more appropriately directed toward the myriad of investment attitudes of investors and advisers, whose behaviors are made manifest in their investing. The two attitudes that this column will look at are a disdain for short selling and taking losses. First, many investors are unwilling to invest in anything but a long position. Deep down inside, they feel that short sales are still considered to be un-American. What is it? Selling short of equities is the sale of stock which you do not own but which you borrow with the promise to later return to the owner. You take the borrowed securities and turn around and sell them selling them at what you feel is an inflated price about to drop much lower; the sale is made because you think the asset is overpriced and you expect that you will be able to buy back the asset at a much lower price. The entity lending you the stock eventually gets the asset back and is paid a very small sum for the loan. For some, short selling is tantamount to selling short U.S. ingenuity and capitalism. National pride and a sense of patriotism do not allow that. If short selling was looked at from a different perspective, it might not be anathema to the American way. So how can you look at shorting? It is basically selling something that you think is overpriced. Sometimes the overpricing is egregious; sometimes the overpricing is founded on a belief that the company is smoke and mirrors and implosion is around the corner; and sometimes it is a short sale to hedge a long position. In the latter case, the valuation case is not absolute but rather relative. that the security or asset that you are long is a much better value than the counterpart that is priced too richly. Here is another way to look at shorting. In some markets, shorting is an absolutely necessary and ordinary course of business: those markets in which a contract is being traded a contract requiring future performance (purchase or sale) at a stipulated price. But at the time the contracts are entered into, the asset really doesnt exist. It is a promise that at the time of contract expiration, one party will deliver the asset to the other for the stipulated contract compensation. And this is the futures market. Shorting in futures is normal. For instance, when a futures contract is entered into for cattle, the contract seller does not necessarily have to own the cattle for sale at the time the futures contract is shorted ; the seller could be just agreeing to the price at which this transaction will ultimately be consummated and the performance of such. Looked at that way, shorting isnt so bad; shorting provides much-needed liquidity in the futures market. It is very American to provide additional market liquidity for U.S. farmers, miners, cattle and hog ranchers. Another investor mindset that constrains good investing is behavior best described as Cut profits and let losses run. Oops, isnt it supposed to be Cut losses and let profits run? But there is well-known investor behavior that simply refuses to take losses, as it is painful to the psyche to do so. If the sale is not computer executed based on trading rules, it is left to human decision-making. When in a loss situation, a lot of individual investors hold to the premise that the fundamental reasons for which they made the investment decision are still in play or applicable to the stock (i.e., that it is just a matter of time before the stock will right itself, end the red ink and get into the black.) Equally true is a behavior that sells the winners too soon: Nothing wrong with booking a gain and, sure, capping the gain makes better sense if you are also capping the losses. Otherwise, you are not allowing runaway gains and yet you are allowing runaway losses. What is it about a loss that damages the psyche? The loss is an admission that hard-earned money was lost and the intellectual basis on which you invested is flawed; denial becomes operative. So what is an investor to do? Consider reversing it. Let the profits run by giving them some room to run. That is to say, consider the merits of not necessarily selling on the first hint of some price consolidation. Big bull moves do not always go straight up. Consider tighter stop losses. You might ask your investment adviser what trading rules are employed. If there is no limit to losses, no trigger for exiting a loss position, you might want to think about employing some. Talk to your advisers and determine suitability. Consider the merits of having several advisers as frequently each has an area of expertise and brings different insights to the table. There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, options and off-exchange foreign currency products. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Jeannette Rohn Showalter, CFA, can be reached at 444-5633, ext. 1092, or Her office is at The Crexent Business Center, Bonita Springs. jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA THE FUTURE OF NEWSPAPERS IS HERE FREE FOR ALL Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comEnjoy a complete issue of Florida Weekly on your iPad. 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FELLOWFrom page B1The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce has announced a new program to help meet the networking needs of its growing and diverse membership. The AM Business Blend will give members an opportunity to network before traditional business hours. The chambers popular Business After 5 will continue monthly as well for members who prefer to attend a networking event after traditional business hours. A smaller sized program, AM Business Blend will be held at 7:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of every month at a chamber member location/storefront. Each event will be limited to 25 attendees and will not be a structured networking program. While it might occasionally feature guest speakers, the primary purpose will be to provide a members-only opportunity to make contacts, build business referrals and become acquainted with fellow chamber members and business. The $5 admission will include continental breakfast. The first AM Business Blend takes place Tuesday, June 21, at Ardent Manor. Registration is required and can be completed at For information about sponsorships and hosting opportunities for future AM Business Blend events, contact Lisa Swirda by calling 262-6141 or e-mailing For information on chamber membership, contact Don Neer at 403-2906 or Chamber announces program for networkingON THE MOVE Board Appointments Dr. Frederick Brown and Marv Lader have been appointed to the board of directors for Lighthouse of Collier Inc., Cenbter for Blindness and Vision Loss. A board-certified optometric physician with Eye Centers of Florida, Dr. Brown has been in practice for 30 years. Mr. Lader retired as CEO of a software company. He also serves on the board of Chicago Lighthouse and Jewish Family Services of Collier County. Thomas Moran, managing director-investments and founding member of the Moran Edwards Asset Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, has been named to the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce board of directors. A graduate of the University of Colorado, Mr. Moran also serves on the corporate advisory board of the United Arts Council and on the boards of directors for Opera Naples and Youth Haven and on the scholarship committee for the Culinary and Hospitality Education Foundation. Albert Moscato Jr., a principal of NM Development Group LLC, has been appointed to the Collier County Advisory Board for Stonegate Bank. Board members serve as community liaisons in examining the banks services, collaborate with management in the implementation of new services and assist in the development of new relationships within the banks market area. Chambers of Commerce Cotrenia Hood, an account executive with the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, has been named program administrator for the chambers Council for International Visitors to Collier County. Ms. Hood will oversee the international visitor program for CIVIC, coordinating itineraries for U.S. State Department international visitors to the greater Naples and Collier County area. She has been a Naples resident since 2007, when she relocated from Covington, La. Education Nancy Farris Dagher has been named development director at Royal Palm Academy in North Naples. Ms. Dagher moved to Naples in 2001 and founded Wind and Water, a public relations and marketing consulting firm, after an overseas assignment with Motorola in London and Dubai. Her clients over the past 10 years have included the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, TheatreZone, The von Liebig Art Center and the Naples International Film Festival. Ms. Dagher earned an MBA from Northwestern University and is an alumna of Leadership Collier and Indiana Universitys Center on Philanthropy. Government Kristi Bartlett has joined the Collier County Board of County Commissioners as executive aide to Chairman Fred Coyle, District 4 commissioner. Ms. Bartlett previously worked at the Economic Development Council of Collier County and the University of Central Florida. She holds a bachelors degree in political science from UCF and is a 2011 graduate of Leadership Collier. Law Cheryl Hastings of Grant, Fridkin, Pearson, Athan & Crown P.A. has received the BV Distinguished Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. She is a shareholder and a member of the firms transactional real estate and business practice group, focusing her practice on residential and commercial real estate development and finance as well as condominium and homeowners associations. Medicine Dr. Sandler Burkley has joined Florida Eye Health as a primary care provider and will see patients in the practices Naples, Fort Myers and Lehigh offices. He holds a doctor or optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry and has been in practice since 1974. He is a member of the American and Florida optometric associations. Nonpro t Organizations Joseph Zednik has been name chairman of the Immokalee Foundations Charity Classic Celebration set for Nov. 11 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. A member of the foundations board of directors, Mr. Zednik is the CEO of Prescient Ridge Fund LLC and is a former member of the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Board of Options, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Eurex and National Futures Association. BROWN LADER MOSCATO HOOD FARRIS DAGHER BARTLETT HASTINGS BURKLEY ZEDNIK MORAN

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If so, then its implied price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio will top 50, which is on the steep side ($100 billion divided by $2 billion is 50). Apples forward-looking P/E ratio was recently around 12, and Googles around 13. For more context, consider the rough market values of Apple ($300 billion), General Electric ($200 billion), Google ($170 billion) and ($90 billion). Looking at those, does a $100 billion value for Facebook seem reasonable? Think about how reliable the companys expected earnings and growth rates are, and how sure you are that it will still be around in five or 10 years. With new companies it can be smart to wait for a promising track record before investing. (The Motley Fool owns shares of Google and Apple, and our newsletter services have recommended Apple, Google and many mutual funds are there? M.R., Gainesville, Fla.AAccording to the Investment Company Institute, at the end of 2010, there were 8,545 mutual funds in existence. 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No More Frantic Trading y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y h e ru c l lan d a y l ion, on ar a l he e s o tt F A B Lo n D o r L a dy b s ta k e i n Wh o a m Know with Fooli yo ull be en nift y pr ize! 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 The East Naples Merchants As socia tion meets for Business After Business at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Hibiscus Golf Club. For more information, call 435-9410 or 643-3600. Young Professionals of Naples holds its next net working event from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Naples Botanical Garden. Hors doeuvres will be provided by Artichoke & Company, and there will be a cash bar. Admission is free for members and $5 for guests. Sign up at The Collier Building Industry As sociation holds its next general membership meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Olde Cypress. State Rep. 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Guest speaker Jessica Macera will discuss the value of networking. Members are encouraged to bring a guest who would benefit from joining the association. For reservations or more information, contact Jessica Redburn, chapter president, at naplespresident@NAWP. com or 280-7729, or visit www.naples. Success in the City is the theme of the 2011 tr ade show sponsored by the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. To reserve an exhibit space, contact Brenda OConnor at BUSINESS MEETINGS


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PAGE 40 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 Jacki Strategos SRES, G.R.I., Richard Droste Great home w/3BR/3BA. Den, dining room & family room. $490,000Lely Resort Great Home Preserve View3 BR/2 BA villa. Garage, laundry, lanai & view. Tasteful upgrades. Rialto at Hammock Bay $337,000 Membership Optional Exceptional complex. Shed for Storage. GREAT view. ++ location.Silver Lakes RV Parcel $92,000 Buy or Rent Here 791 10th Street South Suite 202 Naples, FL 34102239.352.6400 .877.352.6404 www.BristolRE.comNaples, FL Boca Raton, FL .Palm Beach, FL .Blue Bell, PA .Paris, France West Bay 6023 Bayshore Drive 19505 Emerald Bay, #102 3 Bed / 2.5 Bath Like a Model Beach & Golf Club Nick Angelillo 860.729.8088 6023 Bayshore Drive Commercial Zoned C-2 Bayshore Gateway Triangle Joni Henderson 239.877.6399 Judy Farnham 239.405.3258Simplify your life! Call us today to speak with one of our real estate experts. A Whole New World Of Real Estate Services TM$324,900 $205,000 1.877.352.6404 Jean Ankner Raymond Ankner Judy Farnham Nick Angelillo Joni Henderson Dave Ison Alan Caroll Mary Carol Fitzgerald Keri Johnson-FitzgeraldBroker/CEO Realtor Realtor Realtor Realtor Realtor Broker Assoc. Realtor Realtor throughout Southwest Florida and the United States, including interests in Boston and Washington, D.C. Katy Walker has been named marketing manager of Taylor Morrison-West Florida to provide key support for the companys communities from Naples to Tampa. Her professional background includes marketing leadership positions for environmental and technology consulting companies and working as a business process analyst for Accenture. She earned a bachelors degree in journalism with a concentration in public relations from the University of Georgia. Stan Winters, sales manager at The Reserve at Estero, has been named Toll Brothers Sales Manager of the Month for May. Mr. Winters began his career in real estate sales in 2001 and joined Toll Brothers in February 2007. A native of Orlando and graduate of the University of Central Florida, he previously worked in construction sales. He is a member of the National and Florida associations of Realtors. Jose Aviles, Kathy Holbrook and Jacek Jack Rynkiewicz have joined the Naples sales team of Weichert, Realtorson-the-Gulf. Mr. Aviles serves buyers and sellers throughout Estero, Bonita Springs and Naples, where he has lived for seven years. Prior to entering real estate, he worked in a service industry and spent 12 years in the U.S. Navy. Ms. Holbrook brings seven years of experience to the agency as a certified home staging professional. She is the past owner of Connecticut Realty Staging and current owner of Southwest Florida Realty Staging. Mr. Rynkiewicz came to Southwest Florida from Poland in 2002 and lives in Bonita Springs. NEWSMAKERSFrom page B1John R. Wood opens online real estate schoolJohn R. Wood Realtors has opened an online, Florida state accredited residential real estate school offering prelicense and post-license course training for brokers and sales associates as well as the 14-hour, biennial continuing education as required by the state. Broker Jeri Cobb, a licensed residential real estate instructor since 1994, heads the new Wood Real Estate School. In 1996, Ms. Cobb was named Educator of the Year by the Florida Association of Realtors. We are particularly excited to see younger applicants in the 22-to 35-yearold range, which demonstrates to us that this remains a great industry with lots of potential, she says. John R. Wood Realtors represents more than 2,000 clients annually through its 300 agents in eight offices from Marco Island to Sanibel/Captiva. 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PAGE 44 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 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 marked19 OLD NAPLES 280 5th Avenue South, H-1 $2,695,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Peter G. Reppucci 239-595-6500>$3,000,00020 OLD NAPLES 155 20th Avenue South $3,995,000 Premier SIR Jan Martindale 896-0360 >$5,000,00021 PORT ROYAL 777 Kings Town Drive $5,950,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Richard G. Prebish, II 357-6628 >$6,000,00022 PORT ROYAL 3999 Rum Row $6,950,000 Premier SIR Frank Sajtar 7768382 >$9,000,00023 PORT ROYAL 1176 Spyglass Lane $9,750,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Thomas L. Campbell 239-860-4923 24 PORT ROYAL 885 Admiralty Parade East $9,990,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Sean Hussey 239-821-8500 >$10,000,00025 PORT ROYAL 3045 Fort Charles Drive $11,950,000 Premier SIR Michael Lawler 571-3939 26 PORT ROYAL 3775 Rum Row $12,950,000 ampbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals William O. Farrington 239-572-1518>$200,0001 VILLAGE WALK 3250 Village Walk Circle Ste #101 low $200,000s to mid $400,000s Illustrated Properties Real Estate, Inc. Call 239596-2520 Mon. Fri. 11-4 and Sat. Sun. 11-4>$400,0002 THE STRADA AT MERCATO Located just North of Vanderbilt Beach Rd on US 41 From $400s Premier Sothebys International Realty Call 239-594-9400 Mon. Sat. 10-8 and Sun. 12-8 3 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1602 Prices from the mid $400s. Premier SIR Tom Gasbarro 404-4883. Open Mon. Fri. 11-4 and Sat. Sun. 1-4 4 PARK SHORE TERRACES 4751 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #504 $449,000 Premier SIR Larry Roorda 860-2534. 5 OLD NAPLES THE LANDING 306 2nd Street South $499,000 Premier SIR Cindy Thompson 860-6513 >$500,0006 BONITA BAY ESPERIA AND TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive New construction from the mid $500s. Premier SIR Call 239-4951105 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 7 PELICAN MARSH ISLAND COVE 2255 Island Cove Circle $530,000 Premier SIR Linda Perry/Judy Perry 261-6161 >$700,0008 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way Starting in the $700s. Premier SIR Call 239-594-1700 Mon. Sat. 10-4 and Sun. 12-4 9 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT GULFSIDE II 10851 Gulfshore Drive #304 $739,000 Premier SIR Pat Callis 250-0562 10 PELICAN BAY VILLAS AT PELICAN BAY 561 Gulf Park Drive #4 $799,000 Premier SIR Kathy Morris 777-8654 >$800,00011 VANDERBILT BEACH BEACHMOOR 9051 Gulfshore Drive #203 $899,000 Premier SIR Patricia Bucalo 248-0694>$900,00012 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE TOWER 4251 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #3-A $949,000 Premier SIR Susan Barton 860-1412 >$1,000,00013 PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd. #401 $1,399,000 Premier SIR Jean Tarkenton 595-0544 14 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1485 Anhinga Pointe From $1,499,000 Premier SIR Call 239261-3148 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun. 12-5 15 OLD NAPLES 605 6th Avenue North $1,775,000 Premier SIR Celine Van Arsdale 404-9917 16 OLD NAPLES 383 2nd Avenue North $1,995,000 Premier SIR Marty/Debbi McDermott 564-4231 17 ROYAL HARBOR 2192 Kingfish Road $1,995,000 Premier SIR Isabelle Edwards 5644080 >$2,000,00018 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive From $2,500,000 Premier SIR Call 239-514-5050 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 24 26 21


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 BROUGHT TO YOU BY: INSIDEThe High-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 The Promenade 434-8770 Fifth Avenue 643-3445 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 Wine festival notesWeve got the scoop on winters biggest fundraiser. C18 Opera in HDArea theaters present summer encores from The Met. C3 More on filmNaples International Film Society presents Woody Allens latest to launch monthly screenings. C12 Photographer Michelle Tricca, producer of Naples first public photography installation, has achieved another first: She is the recipient of the inaugural Bill Neal Award for Public Art. Ms. Triccas A Face in the Crowd is a 1,300-square-foot mural consisting of nearly 1,000 portraits she took on-site and installed on the wall of a vacant building at 3945 Bayshore Drive earlier this year. Bill Neal was a Naples local and activist who directed his attention to many charitable efforts. He was instrumental in the creation of the Bayshore MSTU and Bayshore/Gateway Triangle Community Redevelopment Agency. His dedication to these efforts earned him the honorary title of the Mayor of Bayshore. Mr. Neal died in 2009. Ms. Tricca, whose work has taken her from the slums of African townships to FLORIDA IS A BIG CHUNK OF REAL ESTATE TO NAVIGATE. It can seem even bigger if youre in search of contemporary art. Thats why the annual Florida Contemporary show at the Naples Museum of Art is so efficient; its an overview of what contemporary artists living in Florida are creating these days, from photography and paintings to sculptures and mixed media works. Now in its third year, the show contains 52 works by 41 emerging and established artists. Although by no means all-inclusive or exhaustive, its a good way to check in every year and see whats going on visually around the state. Florida Contemporary 2011 amazes, perplexes, challenges and provokes discussion. The artists selected do not have to be natives, but have to live and work in the state at least part of the year. And the subject matter does not have to be Floridian, though, like many retirees who decide to take up painting in their golden years, some of these artists are inspired by their immediate Inaugural Bill Neal Award goes to Michelle TriccaBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ Museum showcases a variety of fresh work by Sunshine State artistsFLORIDA CONTEMPORARY 2011 SEE CONTEMPORARY, C4 SEE AWARD, C13 The Lay of the Land, Michael Vasquez A Womans Prerogative, Lydia Nelson Friedland Blue Totem, Hans Feyerabend MICHAEL VASQUEZ, FREDRIC SNITZER GALLERY, MIAMI / COURTESY IMAGE LYDIA NELSON FRIEDLAND / COURTESY IMAGE HANS FEYERABEND / COURTESY IMAGESPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYCESAR ALSINA / COURTESY PHOTOMichelle Tricca in front of her her mural M o r e o n f i l m

PAGE 48 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 Sorry Were Closed! Paradise Shrimp Co. is closed and will be reopening in mid June at their new location. New restaurant featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner. Gourmet market featuring new products. Seafood market featuring a live aqua farm. We apologize for the inconvenience... Stay tuned for updates!Bonita Springs Location 25010 Bernwood Ave. Off Old 41 behind Truly Nolen 239.593.5555www.randys shmarketrestaurant.com10395 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34108 In the Meantime Visit...North Naples, 10395 Tamiami TrailOPEN 7 DAYS A WEEKAt your table enjoy...Colby Red Wine $ 12.99 Every Tuesday...Black Angus Prime Rib Special Everyday Fish Taco Lunch Special $ 13.95 $ 7.99Pick up a signed bottle of Fuzzys Ultra Premium VodkaA portion of all proceeds goes to The Magnolia Health Systems Wolf Challenge, to help children in numerous ways. HAPPY HOURMonday Friday 3-6 Saturday & Sunday 11-6bottle domestic beer draft beer wells (one shot only) $ 2selected appetizers 1/2 price 10% OFFyour next retail purchase at Randys seafood market in Naples Park!!With this ad. May not be combined with any other offer. Its Huuuuge!"Fuccillo Kia of Cape FEATURED INDEPENDENT BUSINESSwhile it lastsbut...were getting closer! see no need to keep coming around. We appreciate it when women treat us like men, when you let us know that you need us. John Gray makes a similar point in Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. After the workshop, I listened to the mutt erings of offended women as they headed out the door. But I wondered if they wouldnt be better off and certainly less single if they tried this approach. The idea isnt that women cant do the job hell, Ive got a tool belt around here somewhere but that were willing to let a man try. The woman was what you might call a bruiser T hick arms. Thick chest. Thick waist. She had a general toughness about her, like she wouldnt think twice about pummeling you in the face. She stood before the gathered women, women who were all hurting, who had lost a partner but were making the transition back into the world of dating. The bruiser took the microphone and raised an angry fist. She peeled her fingers way from her palm, one at a time, as she numbered her good traits. Im a surgeon, she said. She raised a finger. I have my private pilots license. Another finger. I can shop at the hardware store and Ive got my own tool belt. The women in the audience cheered and clapped. I dont understand, the bruiser continued, why I cant find a man. Are they afraid of me? She cocked an eyebrow and scanned the room. Some of the women cowered. In the silence that followed, a lone masculine hand reached into the air. The workshops moderator called on him. Would you like to offer a mans opinion? she asked. The man took the proffered mic. Hanging up the tool belt SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS artisHENDERSON ...why I cant find a man. Are they afraid of me?...He tugged on the hem of his shirt and straightened the waistband of his shorts before squaring his shoulders and locking his knees. Let me give you some advice, he said. There was a rustling in the room. Nervous shifting. The women glanced at the women next to them then turned back to the man at the center of the room. He cleared his throat. If you want a man and I mean really want one, one to keep then you need to let us take care of you. A din rose over the room as each woman let out a disbelieving yelp. Was he kidding? These women were proud of their self-sufficiency. They had made not needing a man one of their defining virtues. Im not saying you cant take care of yourselves, he said. Im just saying you need to let us keep our tool belts on. What are you all doing in Lowes anyway? The women in the audience whispered in scandalized anger. The man handed the mic back to the moderator and retreated to his seat. I thought about what he said and realized hes not alone in saying it. In Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Steve Harvey writes: If youre practically shouting from the rooftops that you dont need a man to provide for you or protect you, then we will s W us y o u J M Ve n A t h e th e d e r ce r ap p T th e ar o we f his shirt a nd of his shoulders a dvice, he the room. e n g lanced h en t ur ne d n t e r of th e y ou want a n t one, one l et us ta k e m a s e a ch i n g ye l p. w omen i cien d ing n g t e whi sT h e man m od erator t h ou gh t i z e d h e s nk Li k e a I f y oure e roo f tops t o provide n we will


The Metropolitan Opera presents Summer HD Encores, a series of six repeats of Live in HD presentations beginning with Puccinis Madama Butterfly on Wednesday, June 15, in more than 425 cinemas across the country. Show time in Southwest Florida is 6:30 p.m. at Hollywood Stadium-20 in Naples, Hollywood Coconut Point-16 in Estero and the Bell Tower-20 in Fort Myers.Academy Award-winning film director Anthony Minghellas critically acclaimed production of the clas sic Madama Butterfly stars Patricia Racette in the title role. Marcello Giordani is her lover, the callous Pinkerton, and Dwayne Croft sings the role of Sharpless. Patrick Summers conducts. The performance was originally transmitted live on March 7, 2009. Running time is 2 hours, 41 minutes. The series continues with Donizettis Don Pasquale on June 22; Verdis Simon Boccanegra. June 29; Donizettis La Fille du Rgiment, July 13; Puccinis Tosca, July 20; and Verdis Don Carlo, July 27. Tickets for $15 are on sale now and can be ordered at hdlive. Tickets also will be available at participating theaters. Choose from any of the week-long art and science-based camp programs:Wild Florida Wanderers: June 20-24 or July 11-15 Solar Explorers: June 27-July 1 or July 18-22 Green Gardeners: July 5-8 or July 25-29 Cost: $300 ($250 for Family Garden Members) per week, which includes breakfast, snacks and lunch. Garden Adventurersat Naples Botanical Gardens Summer CampThis summer, give your kids the chance to become Visit for more information or call 239.643.7275 to register today! NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 C3 1209 3rd Street S. (239) 261-2253 www.janesnaples.comNATURAL & ORGANIC BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND WEEKEND BRUNCH GLORIOUS PATIO & COURTYARD DINING Sunday Brunch 8am-3pm oldenaplesvet349 14th Ave. South Naples, Florida 34102 239.331.3345 NOW OPEN Full Service Boutique Style Veterinary Hospital in the Heart of Naples. MARTY SOHL / THE METROPOLITAN OPERA Patricia Racette in a scene from The Metropolitan Operas Madama Butterfly. Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Christiano, winner of the Southwest Florida Symphonys Van Sickle Award, will perform in a short recital at Euro Grand Piano Gallery at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 12. Accompanied by Ronald Doiron, she will sing selections from Carmen and Barber of Seville, among others. Ms. Christiano, 22, has performed with Opera Naples and for the Naples Opera Society. She is concluding her bachelors degree in vocal performance at Florida State University and has a last-minute opportunity to study this summer in Germany, working with Renate Behle at the Hochschule fr Musik und Theater Hamburg in preparation for graduate studies there next year. The recital in Naples will help raise funds for her travel expenses. All donations will be most welcome.The Euro Grand Piano Gallery is at 975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd. in North Naples. For more information, call 591-0304. Mezzo-soprano will perform recital to raise funds for study in Germany The Mets Madama Butterfly starts Summer HD Encores in area theaters

PAGE 50 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 surroundings, with varying success. Charles Rowes Ozello Marsh Hawk, an oil on board, looks like something Vermeer might have painted if he lived in Crystal River, Fla., and painted landscapes. Mr. Rowe gives exquisite attention to detail, creating a work with realistic light and shadow as his hawk flies over a Florida marsh. Compare that to Neapolitan Ron Abbes oil painting, Minor Explosion, which shows vegetation growing in a marsh. The bright green, surrounded by the various browns of mud and dirt and branches, looks like fireworks in the middle. The highly textured piece is both realistic and abstract; the closer you get, the more it becomes a pleasing composition of abstract juxtaposed colors. On the other hand, Neapolitan Robert Charles Gruppes two oils on canvas Backlit Canal and Naples Beach seem very traditional and conventional. Theyre pretty, but without a voice, and seem almost out of place in this exhibit when many artists are pushing the boundaries.Finding inspirationOther Florida Contemporary artists were inspired by different surroundings. Miamian Gustavo Acostas Displacement, an acrylic on canvas, shows the cold concrete of a parking garage at twilight. Part of the garage forms a grid of lines and rectangles, while a circular ramp reminds the viewer of Frank Lloyd Wrights Guggenheim Museum. In the upper right, a sliver shows a tilted landscape: houses on a flat land, and the darkening sky. Michael Vasquez, another Miami artist, has two pieces in the show. His acrylic on watercolor paper, Its All Mine, which the museum has on its website to promote the exhibit, shows a pensive young man in red sitting on the back of a red pickup truck. But its Mr. Vasquezs larger piece, a 72-by-150-inch triptych titled The Lay of the Land, that packs a real emotional wallop. The center shows a grid of streets, as if seen from a satellite. That map is bookended by two larger-than-life young men dressed in red and flashing gang signs. The streets between them contain red blotches, as if to signify bloodshed at those numerous areas. Another artist with a pointed view about Florida is Jami Nix Rahn of Weston, who has a sculpture and a painting in the exhibit. Her life-sized Gardener (Immigrant Series) of fiberglass resin is the figure of a laborer, with wrinkled shirt and pants, protective gloves and work boots but no head. Hes anonymous, seen as his job rather than as an individual. As Ms. Rahn writes in her artists statement: Seen but not seen, familiar figures that are sustainable forces in our everyday lives go unnoticed until they disappear. The figure is also missing his right hand, which is instead attached to the leaf blower resting near his foot. Her oil painting, A Hallmark Moment, shows, from the rear, a group of elderly people in a nursing home, their wheelchairs parked in front of a flatscreen TV. Some are sleeping, some are in their own world. Not very many are paying attention to the television program, which has the familiar white Hallmark logo in its bottom right corner. Living out the last days of their lives, their reality is very unlike the fairytale ending of the show unfolding in front of them. The title is of course, ironic. Miami artist Gonzalo Fuenmayors Genesis, a charcoal on paper work, shows a Victorian crystal chandelier dangling from a bunch of bananas that appear to be aflame. These images reappear in his work. According to his artists statement: Through a series of large scale charcoal drawings I explore ornamentation and its role in contemporary culture. Victorian-style elements (such as chandeliers, mirrors and lamps), reminiscent of a colonial past, proliferate from banana bunches, alluding to a tragic and violent history in a Banana Republic such as Colombia. These hybrid images attempt to evidence the complicit and amnesic nature of ornamentation and its relationship to tragedy. Neapolitan John Carroll Long found inspiration in the Old Testament story of Adam and Eve. His mixed media piece, Waiting for Eve, pr esents a new story about the creation of Eve. Rather than being formed from Adams rib, shes taking form in a cocoon. Mr. Long has gathered a variety of dried branches together to make a large, leafless bush or tree. Hanging from one branch that juts out is a pod, opened at the bottom to reveal a naked woman Eve. At the base of the tree, a red apple awaits her. According to Mr. Longs artist statement, this Eve is not what Adam expected; she has wings and can fly. One work receiving a lot of attention from museum visitors is A Womans Prerogative, by Lydia Nelson Friedland of Titusville. The piece, which consists of staples, cloth, sewing notions and aluminum, is a sleeveless dress whose surface is covered with staples. (The staples, the artist has said, can resemble or evoke armor or beadwork.) Scattered on the body of the dress are sewing scissors, bobbins and small sewing machine parts. The metallic frock hangs on a stand, as if waiting to be donned. One work of art seems especially polarizing: Enrique Gomez de Molinas Crabby, which combines a rats head with a crabs body. Some viewers are intrigued by this Miami artists work, while others feel repulsed. Provocateur and street artist Typoe, who lives in Miami, is represented by Bandit, an assemblage of five framed, found vintage photographs. A closer look at these sepia images of serious, well-dressed white men reveals that Typoe has painted bandanas across the lower half of their faces; one has the image of a skull on it, as if the handkerchief is an X-ray machine. A simple but intriguing piece, its open to myriad interpretations.Known CommoditiesFlorida Contemporary 2011 also exhibits work by some familiar artists. Fort Myers painter Marcus Jansen has Friedenstaube, which is German for peace dove. The oil enamel collage on canvas shows a pigeon on a sidewalk. Another Fort Myers painter, Sherry Rohl, is represented by Influences, from her series of paintings of horses. Kathleen Holmes of Fort Worth might also be familiar to local viewers, as she had a show at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery in Fort Myers in 2000. She likes to create works in the shape of dresses. Nightingale, her piece in the Naples exhibit, is a work she created in 2010 of cast glass and mixed media. The blue dress is draped with small chains, from which hang figures of colorful birds. Florida Contemporary 2011 is best when it surprises and intrigues us. From Tampa teens flashing gang signs to elderly people in a nursing home waiting to die, the artists present startling images that make us look at our world with new eyes. CONTEMPORARYFrom page C1 RON ABBE / COURTESY IMAGE JAMI NIX RAHN / COURTESY IMAGE A Hallmark Moment, Jami Nix Rahn GONZALO FUENMAYOR, DOT FIFTYONE GALLERY, MIAMI / COURTESY IMAGEGenesis, Gonzalo Fuenmayor TYPOE / COURTESY IMAGEBandit, Typoe >> Florida Contemporary 2011 >> When: Through June 30 (museum closed Mondays) >> Where: The Naples Museum of Art >> Cost: $8, $4 for students >> Info: 597-1111 or in the know Minor Explosion, Ron Abbe

PAGE 52 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 Bha!Bha!A Persian Bistro 3 COURSE SET MENU Not valid on holidays. Expires 6/16/11 2-4-1 Sunday thru Thursday 5pm-6pm18% gratuity added before discount. Must present coupon. Dine-in only. Limit 2 persons per coupon. Expires 6/16/11 Located inside the Pavilion Shopping Center. Call for reservations. 239.566.2371. www.kcamericanbistro.com885 Vanderbilt Beach Road. Naples, FL 34108Welcomes the Summer! 1/2 OFF ANY BOTTLE OF WINE ON OUR LISTWith the purchase of two entreesMust present the coupon to redeem the offer. Only one coupon per table. Not redeemable with other offers. Discount applies only to the rst bottle of wine purchased. Valid thru July 30th, 2011WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Weekend Best Bets June 10-12: Movies Made in Florida. Marco Island Historical Museum. 642-1440 or June 10-12: Emerging Art of the Everglades. Museum of the Everglades. 695-0008 or June 11: Mary Watkins oral history film. Naples Historical Society. 261-8164 or June 11: Art After Dark. GuessFisher Gallery. 659-2787 or June 11: Irish music at the Third Street South Farmers Market. 649-6325. June 12: Opera Hits Recital. Naples Opera Society. 591-0304 or Theater Paler Than Grass By FGCU student Brittney Beady at FGCUs Theatre Lab, June 15-19. 590-7268. Pinkalicious By The Naples Players at the Sugden Commuity Theatre through June 26. 263-7990 or www. See How They Run By Theatre Conspiracy, Fort Myers, through June 11. 936-3239 or Smoke on the Mountain At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, through July 2. 278-4422 or www. Thursday, June 9 The Kings Speech Watch the Academy Award-winning film beginning at 2 p.m. at the Naples Regional Library. Free. 263-7768. Art Party The United Arts Council of Collier County hosts a Hot Nights Cool Sights reception from 5-7 p. m. at Sheldon Fine Art, 460 Fifth Ave S. Free with advance reservations. 263-8242. Abracadabra Magician Cesar Domico performs at 5:30 p.m. at the Immokalee Library, 417 N. First St. 657-2882. Night Out Evening on Fifth runs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Fifth Avenue South 435-3742. Laugh a Lot Laugh a Lot Dov Davidoff performs at the Off The Hook Comedy Club tonight through Sunday. 599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 389-6900. Friday, June 10 Free Concert FGCU instructor of bassoon Kristen Sonneborn teams up with friends of the Bower School of Music, the Naples Philharmonic and other musicians to present the music of Naplesborn composer Jeremy Franklin Goodman at 8 p.m. at the FGCU Music Building Recital Hall. Art Opening The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts an opening reception for the Well, Hello Summer exhibition from 6-8 p.m. 495-8989 or www. Bluegrass Tunes The BugTussle Ramblers perform from 7-10 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Saturday, June 11 Tune In Joe Whitehead of WGUF98.9 FM interviews skunk ape expert Dave Shealy on The Joe Whitehead Show from 10-11 a.m. The Discovery Channel will film the interview for an upcoming program titled Waiting for Skunk Ape (air date TBA). Dixieland Jazz The Naples Jazz Masters perform from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris Center. $15 per person, $25 for two. 213-3049. Jazz and Rock Hung Jury performs from 8-10 p.m. outdoors at Gulf Coast Town Center. Free. 267-0783 or Sunday, June 12 Swiss Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy presents a screening and discussion of As It is in Heaven (Sweden 2004) beginning at 1 p.m. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. $5. 425-3272. Make Waves The Southern Extreme Water-Ski Show makes a splash from 4-6 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. Heres to the Grape Join the Greater Marco Island Chamber of Commerce for Glory of the Grape, a wine tasting and more fun at 6 p.m. at CJs on the Bay. 394-7549. Monday, June 13 Family Film The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents a Spirited Away at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 S. Bay Drive. $5 children, $8 adults. 495-8989 or Tuesday, June 14 Film Night The Naples International Film Festival launches its monthly Film Society screening at Silverspot Cinema. See Woody Allens Midnight in Paris at 7 p.m. $25 includes ticket, beverage and snacks. Art After Five The Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts its Second Tuesday After Five Social from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www. Free Family Film Gulf Coast Town Center presents The Karate Kid under the stars beginning at 8:30 p.m. Hula and More Learn Hawaiian dance moves from 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays through July 5 at Etudes de Ballet, 3285 Pine Ridge Road. $50 for the series. 593-8280. Wednesday, June 15 Kids Crafts Fun activities for toddlers to kids 12 years old are offered from 10 a.m.-noon at Playland at Miromar Outlets. The Kings Speech A free screening of the Academy Award-winning film begins at 2 p.m. at the Marco Island Library. 263-7768. Coming Up Fashion Lesson Marissa Collections hosts Cheap and Chic: How to Dress for Less on Sale on June 16. 1167 Third St. S. 687-1148 or Free Family Movie The next Cambier Park Family Movie is Daddy Day Care at 7 p.m. June 18. Dads in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden celebrates Fathers Day by allowing fishing in two lakes and remote-control boats in the Brazilian Garden pool from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 19. Dads get in free when accompanied by a child. Barbecue and beer will be for sale. 643-7275 or Good Catch The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall hosts A Night with Captain Sig and the Hillstrand Brothers from Deadliest Catch at 7:30 pm. June 22. 481-4849 or Send calendar listings to Plain e-mail, jpegs or Word documents, please. No pdfs. n e y r t F e P e m 1 m T u w i 3 5 COURTESY PHOTOSweet Art Gallery hosts an opening reception for Shell Seekers, an exhibit of works celebrating coastal Florida, from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 10. Included in the show is Two Girls in Tide Pool by Bob Norman, above. The gallery is at 2054 Trade Center Way. 597-2110 or www.


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PAGE 54 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 NAPLES Also try our traditional Italian dishesfeaturing CHICKEN PARMIGIANA, SPAGHETTI WITH MEATBALLS, CHEESE MANICOTTI, MOZZARELLA CAPRESE and many more! LOBSTER SPECIALS Summer Lobster Ravioli ARTS COMMENTARY Bodies on the floor. Bodies in the closet. And vicars galore, running about in their black suits and white collars or in various states of undress. Theatre Conspiracys See How They Run! has all that, as well as an escaped Russian spy. Its not the best farce to have played in Southwest Florida, but if youre looking for some harmless diversion during these hot days, it could do the trick. Thats not to say that See How They Run! is a holy mess. Its just not as wickedly funny as one might wish. As with a James Bond movie, you have to suspend disbelief from the very beginning. Most farces demand this, but with this one you need to do so even more, because the plot is so threadbare and the coincidences utterly ludicrous. Written in 1944 by Philip King, the story revolves around an American actress married to a British vicar. Tera Nicole Miller plays Penelope, the wife, in what might be her best role at Theatre Conspiracy, though her character could have done with a touch more grandeur and self-possession. Her husband, The Rev. Lionel Toop (Mike Breen) is a tangled mess of neuroses and anxiety. Hes so polite and milquetoast that you wonder how these two ever fell in love and seriously question whether theyve even consummated their marriage. First the couple receives a visit from Miss Skillon (Karen Goldberg), a selfrighteous, self-important woman from the village who had her eye on the vicar before he went and married Penelope. After Miss Skillon departs and the reverend is off as well, Penelope has a visit from Clive (Christopher Brent), an old actor friend whos now stationed in the Army in England. (Yes, an American named Clive.) When the two decide to go to a Noel Coward play, Clive, who cant be seen in town in uniform, changes into one of the reverends outfits, complete with clerical collar. You know immediately that hell be mistaken for Penelopes husband (and any other vicars mentioned in the play.) When its announced that a Russian spy has escaped nearby well, you know whats going to happen next, too. The playwright is so slow in how he sets up his premise, and so obvious about whats coming, that many of the scenes are not as funny as they couldve been.Some bright spots British farce is also difficult for many American actors to master especially untrained ones. They just dont get the nuance right, the tone, the madcap insanity of it all. Good actors can make even a not-sofunny plot hilarious. Unfortunately for director Stephen Hooper and this cast, that doesnt happen with See How They Run for the most part. There are, however, a couple of exceptions. In the role of Miss Skillon, Ms. Goldberg is a force of nature throughout the entire play, her comedic lines landing with the accuracy of a prizefighters punches. And when her character gets into the cooking sherry, shes even funnier, whether slurring her words or passed out on the sofa or floor. In fact, when her totally soused character is propped up against the staircase, Ms. Goldberg had me laughing just by the way she stood there. Thats acting. Though Miss Skillon, is supposed to be unlikeable, I couldnt help liking her for all the laughs she gave me. Ms. Goldberg steals the show, along with Helena Finnegan, who plays the maid, Ida, whos a bit ditzy, a little flirty and definitely her own person. Ms. Finnegan delivers her lines with just the right amount of sass and breeziness. Though their characters are peripheral, these two women are the best things about the show. Diana Waldier has created some wonderful costumes for the women. (The men are, for the most part, dressed dully as vicars. Not much room for creativity there.) Note Ms. Millers purple kimono with white doves, and her spangled going-out-on-the-town outfit. And Ms. Goldbergs atrocious outfit, complete with plaid cape, boots and black hat, suggests that shes going to set out hunting for some good gossip. Theatre Conspiracy founder and Artistic Director Bill Taylor created the set, which, with its colorful striped walls, seems almost circus-like. Some of the religious items border on kitsch, and the juxtaposition of alcohol placed next to the portrait of Jesus is part of the humor. In addition to stairs leading up to the second floor, the set boasts four doors, including a closet door that gets plenty of use throughout the night. And that pretty much capsulizes the play right there: Its a four-door farce. Theatre Conspiracys mess of vicars not quite wickedly funnyCOURTESY PHOTOTheatre Conspiracys production of See How They Run! is a farce that calls for extreme suspension of disbelief. nancySTETSON n r y d d e n e y s u e d o s s e n COU RTE SY PHO TO TheatreConspiracy sproductionof SeeHowTheyRun! isafarcethatcallsforextremesuspensionofdisbelief See How They Run! by Theatre Conspiracy>> When: Through June 11 >> Where: The Foulds Theatre at the Alliance of the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers >> Cost: $18 >> Info: 936-3239 or in the know


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This is not a surprise to those whove enjoyed director Matthew Vaughns other films (Kick-Ass, Stardust), but it will come as a shock to naysayers who thought the franchise was dead after X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009). Rest assured, its not just alive, its thriving. Set to the backdrop of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, the story follows Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender) and Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) as they learn of their powers and become friends. While they work with Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Beast (Nicholas Hoult) and other mutants alongside Moira MacTaggert (Rose Byrne) and the U.S. Government, trouble brews from afar. Specifically, mutants Sebastian Shaw (Kevin Bacon) and Emma Frost (January Jones) are manipulating the Russians into attacking the United States and starting World War III. Shaw believes nuclear radiation will make mutants stronger; little does he know that his killing of Eriks mother during the Holocaust is about to come back to haunt him in a very big way. All the performances are strong except for Ms. Jones, who doesnt radiate the sexiness her attire suggests. But two actors deserve special notice: Mr. Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds), for giving such gravity to the metal-manipulating Erik/ Magneto; and Mr. Bacon, who rarely gets the respect he richly deserves. His Shaw has a calm quiet that is very disconcerting, and appropriately, Mr. Bacon never goes over the top to show the extent of Shaws power. It takes courage to restrain yourself when playing the main villain. There might be a few things Marvel Comics loyalists take issue with, but fans of the X-Men movies are sure to enjoy some of the true origin moments: We learn how the mutants got their nicknames and we see the establishment of the school for mutants. We see the founding of Prof. Xs Cerebro device and watch how he gets confined to the wheelchair. We watch Hank McCoy become the Beast, and much more. There are also some references to the X-Men cinematic world created by producer Bryan Singer, who directed the series first two films. As fun as all the story elements are, what makes this movie great are the serious moments between Charles and Erik in which they discuss the future of mutants and humans. The dialogue is smart and the acting dead on as they both raise valid points and, ultimately, conclude with philosophical differences in much the same way Democrats and Republicans disagree on political issues. Both sides are doing what he/they believe is in peoples best interests, and both are willing to fight for their beliefs. Whats more, Mr. Vaughns emphasis on dramatic story elements gives the movie weight and thereby elevates it above standard comic book fare. Without doubt, X-Men: First Class is on par with Batman Begins and Star Trek in terms of being much better than average reboots of well-known commodities. Thats high praise, indeed. Dan Hudak is the chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a nationally syndicated film critic. You can e-mail him at and read more of his work at FILMS X-Men: First ClassIs it worth $10? Yes >> It took seven makeup artists eight hours to get Jennifer Lawrence into costume as Mystique. in the know danHUDAK Midnight in Paris (Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Tom Hiddleston) On vacation in Paris with his fianc (Ms. McAdams) in the present day, Gil (Mr. Wilson) believes life in different time periods was superior and is whisked away to Paris of the 1920s, where he meets the likes of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Mr. Hiddleston) and Ernest Hemingway (Corey Stoll). 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C21 Making Meals of Hope at Covenant Church of NaplesFLORIDA 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@ Sharla Potter, Ashley Johnson and Ashley Potter2. Rev. Sainvil Dorsainvil, Mireille Joseph and Bob Palmer 3. John Granholm, Jeffrey and Bruce Gilbert, Jon and Mark Granholm 4. Conrad Jakubowski 5. Ryan and Bill Potter, Stuart Wood, Nate Johnson, Devon Moll and Tom Potter 6. Steve Popper and Pastor Bob Petterson7. Emily Casto, right, with Hudson 8. Jen Denard with Owen and Eli COURTESY PHOTOS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

PAGE 68 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 Fathers DayComplimentary Draft Beer and Meatball Dinner for all Fathers! Independently Owned & Operated The OriginalSince 1991 (239) 261-1177 (800) 523-3716www.preferrednaples.comSunTrust Building at Pelican Bay 801 Laurel Oak Drive Suite 300 Wir Sprechen Deutch Hablamos Espanol Wilma Boyd CEO EUROPE SUITE SALE Save 50% or more. Fares from $2,499* All Suite Accommodations Open Seating Dining Complimentary Fine Wines & Spirits EXCLUSIVE Private Car & Driver Tour on most sailings 7 DAY GREEK ISLES & DALMATION COAST Seabourn Odyssey 7/18, 8/15, 10/10, 11/7 Seabourn Quest 7/25, 8/22, 9/19, 10/17 Athens Venice 7 DA Y GEMS OF THE ADRIATIC Seabourn Spirit 8/5, 8/19, 9/2, 10/28 Round-trip Venice Additional itineraries and departur e dates available. Reserve Early & Save!Book by June 30, 2011 for best selection of staterooms, savings and amenities Applies to select sailings. Subject to change and availability. Restrictions apply. Please contact us for complete details. Ships registry: Bahamas Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Here are some capsule summaries of previous reviews: Chops City Grill, 8200 Health Center Blvd., Bonita Springs; 992-4677 Stylish, hip Chops manages to offer something for everyone with a full bar and extensive wine list, aged meats and fresh seafood, classics like New England clam chowder and beef Oscar as well as inventive dishes such as handrolled shrimp and beef spring rolls and oysters Chopafeller (oysters with crab, andouille sausage, spinach and smoked gouda). The oysters, crab and lobster cakes, entrees of spiced yellowfin tuna and a 10-ounce filet with blackberrycabernet sauce with a side of butternut squash with brown sugar and almonds made for an outstanding meal. A warm wedge of Grandmas apple pie proved the crowning touch. The staff does a great job of taking care of even the smallest details, making customers feel welcome and pampered. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2010Fuji Sushi Bar & Asian Bistro, 6355 Naples Blvd.; 593-5550 This cozy little restaurant manages to accomplish what many of the big boys dont: It delivers first-rate Asian fare with style and flair in an intimate and peaceful setting. Owners John and On Augsondthung are from Thailand but have a firm grasp on the intricacies of sushi, which Mr. Augsondthung expertly crafts while his wife handles the front of the house and an uncle takes care of the hot Thai dishes. A Fuji lobster roll melded tempura lobster, avocado, asparagus, scallions and masago. Another clever dish is called tuna chips, which blends raw tuna, avocado, scallions and a spicy sauce with tortilla chips. Pad Thai devotees will swoon at Fujis version. Other standouts include lettuce wraps, ninja shrimp, royal duck curry and fried bananas served with blueberry jam and stripes of chocolate sauce. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed October 2009Loving Hut, 975 Pine Ridge Road; 254-9490 Vegans will rejoice and even die-hard carnivores are likely to reconsider their 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. 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, which features 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 2010Martin Fierro Restaurant & Steak House, 6002 Radio Road; 6595996 Meat lovers will be well rewarded for taking the time to find this Argentinean-style steak house tucked into a small strip center on Radio Road. The house specialty is parrillada, or a meat platter containing a cornucopia of animal flesh served on an open grill over smoldering wood chips. Although fairly meat focused, the kitchen conjures up an excellent ceviche. A grilled salmon entre delivered to a nearby table looked so good I was sorry I hadnt ordered it. Appetizers of steamed mussels and veal tongue vinaigrette were also delicious. There are no fancy trappings here, no leather booths or tuxedoed servers. Prices are modest and vegetables accompany entrees without an added charge. For dessert, dulce de leche crepes came filled with rich, gooey caramel cream topped with generous mounds of real whipped cream. Service is leisurely but hospitable. Beer and wine served.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed February 2011The Pub, Mercato, 9118 Strada Place; 594-2748 At this lively gastro pub tartan-clad servers deliver well-prepared British fare in a room that appears to have been lifted whole out of the U.K. then plunked down in Naples. It offers a broad assortment of beers 25 on tap alone as well as a full bar that includes an impressive range of gins, bourbons, single-malt scotches and wine. The Scottish egg was a tasty concoction of hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage and breadcrumbs then fried. Spicy pub mustard completed the dish. An order of curry chips crisp fries with red and yellow curry sauces was plenty for two. The fish and chips (made with pollock) were excellent, and the Youngs Double Chocolate Stout BBQ burger was large, juicy and delicious with bacon, cheddar and tangy-sweet barbecue sauce. For dessert, we shared a Tipsy Laird two slices of fried pound cake with fresh berries sauted in brandy and creamy English custard. Full bar.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed November 2009 PAST REPASTS


Mimis Cooking>> Hours: Lunch served 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; dinner served 5-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $5.95-$11.75; entrees, $19.75-$26.75 >> Beverages: Wine served >> Seating: Conventional tables and chairs >> Specialties of the house: onion soup, smoked salmon and asparagus, Belgian salad, bouillabaisse, coq au vin, roasted duckling, let of sole amandine, roasted Alaska king salmon >> Volume: Low to moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Web site: www.mimiscooking.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: Orange Pine Plaza, 2099 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 566-2275SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor In the know NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 9-15, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 The stark seasonality of Naples hit home Saturday evening when we walked into Mimis Cooking and were the only customers. I thought it might be because we arrived early (a few minutes before 6 p.m.), but two hours later, the only other diners were owner Marie-Michelle Rey and her two companions. Considering that this 32-seat restaurant is jam-packed during season, it seemed sad that its virtually abandoned at a time when we full-time residents should be taking advantage of its accessibility. Despite the lack of clientele, it would have been hard to improve upon the meal we enjoyed there and that includes the service, the food and the oh-so-French atmosphere, with its cozy tables, woven chairs, abundance of rooster art and background music featuring French songs and artists. If a restaurant as wonderful as this one does so little business this time of year, its no surprise that so many close for the summer. Perhaps the problem is the location. While Mimis is visible from Pine Ridge Road, it faces west and isnt as apparent as it might be if the front looked straight out onto the road. I also suspect that people may have forgotten or never knew that the proprietor previously ran the wonderful Marie-Michelle Restaurant on the Bay at Venetian Village (where Miramare now operates). Though considerably smaller, the commitment to quality remains intact. Granted, it doesnt have the spectacular waterfront view of the previous location, but the intimate setting and classy yet casual ambience create a sensation of sitting in a Parisian caf. Listening to our fellow diners converse in French only added to that impression. The lone server was understandably happy to see us, inviting us to make ourselves comfortable at a roomy table for four. We settled in, ordered a bottle of A to Z Pinot Gris 2009, which arrived promptly and chilled to perfection, and set about the difficult task of ordering. The menu isnt large, but everything on it looked enticing. Would it be bouillabaisse or roasted Alaska king salmon with ginger and cilantro beurre blanc? Roasted Long Island duckling or coq au vin? Lamb chops, pork shank or steak? Two French classics finally won out: the karenFELDMAN food & wine CALENDAR Friday, June 10, 5:30-7 p.m., Ton ys off Third: Sample the wines of Argentinas Vina Cobos, produced by Paul Hobbs Imports; $15 (with $10 credit toward a featured wine purchase), 1300 Third St. S.; 262-7999 or 262-5500. Reservations required. Friday, June 10, 6:30 p.m., Ruths Chris S t eak House: The wines of Charles Krug shine at this four-course meal that includes fried beefsteak tomatoes with goat cheese, roasted sea bass with banana curry butter, beef Wellington with roasted seasonal vegetables and Ruths chocolate explosion; $89, Coconut Point, 23151 Village Shops Way, Estero; 948-8888. Sunday, June 12, 19 and 26, 4-8 p.m., P atrics in the Evening: Sundays are for tea dances at Patrics, with a DJ, bar menu, drinks and a casual atmosphere; 1485 Pine Ridge Road; 304-9754. Sunday, June 12, 6-9 p.m., Roys Bonit a Springs: Chef Jason Grasty leads a cooking class featuring oysters Rockefeller, veal Acadian and banana Foster cheesecake; $55, Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26831 South Bay Drive; Bonita Springs; 498-7697. Tuesday, June 14, 10:30 a.m., Ro ys downtown Naples: Chef John OLeary offers a cooking class with a three-course lunch and wine pairings; $39, 475 Bayfront Place, Naples; 261-1416. Tuesday, June 14, 11 a.m., Roys Bonit a Springs: Chef Jason Grasty prepares a three-course lunch with wine pairings; $39, Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26831 South Bay Drive; Bonita Springs; 498-7697. Wednesday, June 15, 6-8 p.m., T he Good Lif e of Naples: Learn how to make creative Asian appetizers; $50, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663. Reservations required. Wednesday, June 15, 7 p.m., Angelinas Rist orante: The Summer Wine Dinner series continues with an evening featuring Burgundies from Cote du Beaune; 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 390-3187. Reservations required.Farmers markets Saturday, 7:3011:30 a.m., T hird Street South, behind Tommy Bahamas between Third Street and Gordon Drive. S aturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., N orth Naples Green Market, Olympic Plaza, 2320 Vanderbilt Beach Road (inside the Fright Factory); 5949358. The markets 30-plus vendors and shoppers spend the summer in airconditioned comfort. Send items to cuisine@ WEEKLY CUISINE Time is right to savor a taste of France at Mimis Cooking 0 Street my Ba h amas t and Go rd o n a.m. 1p.m., bouillabaisse du Gulf ($22.75) and coq au vin de Bourgogne ($19.75). From the appetizers, which were equally appealing, we tried an endive salad ($7.75) and a bowl of organic carrot and ginger soup ($5.95), regretting that we couldnt also sample the classic French onion soup and country sausage with white beans. However, neither of our starters disappointed. The soup was a lovely orange hue and tasted like pureed carrots, with just a hint of ginger that enhanced their sweet essence. As good as the soup was, it took second place to my companions superb salad, with its julienned endive mixed with fresh spinach, topped with big chunks of tangy Roquefort cheese and drizzled with a sesame dressing. It came with two crisp slices of bread layered with garlic and a hint of cheese. The entrees were beautiful, too, reinforcing the fact that theres no skimping here on ingredients or preparation. The bouillabaisse held an appealing mlange of scallops, shrimp, mussels, sole and potatoes in a light saffron bouillon scented by the sea without tasting fishy. The final touch: two crusty slices of bread slathered in a saffron-mustard rouille, a spicy spread traditionally served with fish stews such as this. Coq au vin or chicken with wine is a simply named dish but one that possesses great complexity when done right. This one was done right. Although our server supplied me with a sharp knife, I didnt need it to disassemble the fork-tender chicken that had been simmered in a rich Burgundy broth full of onions and carrots. It was served atop a mound of ultra creamy mashed potatoes that helped mop up the sauce, as did the bread served with it.Portion sizes were just right, neither so large you had no hope of finishing nor so small you felt as if youd just had a taste. Despite having consumed two courses, we had room to share dessert.That dessert was an outstanding tarte tatin ($6.75). The pastry base was tender and flaky, with a mound of warm, caramelized apples, a sweet but surprisingly light sauce and an ethereal topping of whipped cream. Not a crumb went to waste.While I cant guess how service would have been had it been crowded, I can say that our server was warm and welcoming. She missed nothing, making sure our wine glasses were kept filled, checking to see that each course was to our liking and generally keeping a watchful eye on our progress.Mimis is an exceptional little restaurant and one worthy of patronage year-round. If you cant make it to France this summer, consider spending a couple of hours enjoying a meal at Mimis. It doesnt get more authentic than this. Soup made with organic carrots and a touch of ginger is a refreshing summer starter. Julienned endive, spinach, Roquefort and sesame dressing comprise this imaginative and satisfying salad. Bouillabaisse, a classic French seafood stew, contains a wealth of fresh fish, shrimp, mussels and scallops. A warm apple tarte tatin topped with whipped cream was just right for sharing. 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