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TOP TEN CAUSES OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES (*2009) SEPTICEMIA NEPHRITIS, NEPHRITIC SYNDROME, AND NEPHROSIS INFLUENZA AND PNEUMONIA DIABETESALZHEIMERS DISEASE ACCIDENTSCHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES STROKECANCERHEART DISEASE 100,000 200,000 300,000 400,000 500,000 600,000Source: Centers for Disease ControlMarco prepares to welcome The Traveling WallThe word Vietnam conjures up a swarm of emotions among every generation. This week, emotions run high with anticipation of the arrival of a national touring exhibit, The Wall That Heals, at Marco Islands Veterans Memorial Park. The park will be home to The Traveling Wall from 7 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, through sunset on Saturday, Dec. 10. Admission is free, and the exhibit will be open 24 hours a day. From 1:30-4 p.m. during each day, the names and ranks of all 1,954 deceased Vietnam Veterans from Florida will be BY SANDY REEDSpecial to Florida Weekly SEE WALL, A8 More people are surviving diagnoses that used to be death sentences BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com WITH ABOUT 70 MILLION U.S. RESIDENTS SET TO TURN 65 BY 2031, health-care professionals says theyre already seeing a bigger population living longer with more disease than past generations. That may be scary for an industry already besieged by ballooning costs, but it also suggests that the boogeymen of disease are being increasingly tamed. Heart disease and cancer are the two deadliest types of illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Yet falling death rates over the last 50 years suggest they could be going the way of HIV/AIDS after antiretroviral treatments were honed in the 1990s: still deadly but controlled by greater knowledge about prevention and more precise, effective medical care. Numbers three through six on the CDCs list of deadliest illnesses are stroke, chronic lower respiratory disease, diabetes and Alzheimers. Together with cancer and heart SEE DEADLY, A9 M ore peop l e a re surv i v i n g diagnoses t h at used t o b e d eat h sen t ences L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U U . . . . . . . S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S . . . . . 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I I I I I I I I D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D E E E E E E E E E E E E E E N N N N N N N N N N N N T T T T T T T T T T T S S S S S S S S M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M I I I I I I I I I L L L L L L L DEADLY ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 HEALTHY LIVING A32 PETS A34 NETWORKING B7-8 REAL ESTATE B11 EVENTS C6-7 ARTISTS AMONG US C9 FILM REVIEW C11 SOCIETY C30-33 CUISINE C34-35 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE www.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. IV, No. 8 FREE WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. Winning designsAIA chapter presents awards for architectural achievements. A12 Play ball!As tickets go on sale, spring training brings jobs and singing opportunities. A29 Fore!Area golf courses on the upswing. B1 The art of noiseCreating sound effects for a radio play calls for ingenuity. C1 Theartofnoise Theartofnoise A GUIDE TO THE GRE K OF NOV. 30-DEC. 6, 2011 MuJim N ISE WHEN ITS A WONDERFUL LI FE: A LI VE Radio Play opens at Florida Reper tory Theatre, Mark Chambers will be playing the part of a car door slam ming. Hell also be a train whistle, a rock thrown through a window, a police siren, George Bailey falling into a pool and the tinkle of a ringing bell when ever an angel earns his or her wings. And those are just some of Mr. Chambers roles. The play by John Landry focuses on a group of radio actors who put on a broadcast version of Its a Wonderful Life on Christmas Eve, 1946. Based on Frank Capras classic movie, its a show within a show. Mr. Chambers is the sound effects man or, as hes listed in the pro gram, the foley artist, though some in radio feel the term only applies to filmmaking, where sound effects are added after the scenes are shot. Creat ing radio MARK CHAMBERS CREATES SOUNDS FOR ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAYMAKING M M M M M M M M M M M A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K THE CLASSIC ART OFBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@oridaweekly.com SEE NOISE, C4 u COURTESY PHOTO A veteran at The Traveling Wall. Thousands expected to visit four-day exhibit of Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica

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Dr. Jamie E. Weaver, DPM Foot and Ankle Surgeon DR. JAMIE E. WEAVER, DPM the latest addition to the Joint Replacement Institute, will further the Institutes goal to provide comprehensive orthopedic care as a specialist in Foot and Ankle Surgery. She has distinguished herself as a podiatric physician who offers complete patient care with stateof-the-art treatment modalities and surgical techniques. Keeping patients pain free and active is both her passion and her mission. NEW PATIENTS WELCOME Privileges at BCHC | Most Insurances Accepted Specializing in FOOT & ANKLE SURGERYBunion and Hammertoe Surgery Diabetic Foot Care Laser Therapy for Toenail Fungus PodoPediatrics: Flat Feet and Toe Walkers Achilles Tendonitis Heel Pain/Plantar Fascitis Arthritis Management: Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine Neuropathy 239 676. 2663 (BONE) www.JointInstituteFL.com 3501 Health Center Boulevard, Suite # 2180 Bonita Springs, FL 34135 Monday Friday 8:30 AM 5 PM www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 The gift-giving season is upon us like a wet blanket in a house fire. And it comes this year coincidentally with a new English translation of the text and prayers used in the Catholic mass, the gift of an increasingly Latinate church to the faithful. Starting this week, when the priest says, The Lord be with you, the faithful will no longer reply, And also with you, as they have for a few decades. Now theyll intone these words, instead: And with your spirit. Whatever the words, I can get behind the spirit after all, its the spirit of Love, Im told. Who could disdain that? The faithful might not like to say (as they will have to say from now on) that Jesus is consubstantial with the Father, rather than one in Being with the Father and why wont they like it? Because they might not like language that rolls off the tongue like a sports car mounted on square wheels. But thats Latin for you, not Love. Love in any translation requires the same old thing: a willingness to consider and act for the good of another. And so in the spirit of love Christmas Love, Chanukah Love or any other Love with a capital L I offer my three annual gift suggestions for those who may need them most. 1. The Bury-Your-Differences Gift In the Love-Thine-Enemies spirit of the true mass, simply ask yourself: What can you do in the season of Love for that ex-spouse whos consubstantial with a wart hog, or that former business partner you hope takes up skydiving without a parachute, or that thankless adult child who hasnt called home in a year to tell you that you were right (he shouldnt have gone on the road with the band, hes very sorry about the four DUIs, and could you please wire him $500 to get home)? Answer: You bury your differences, literally. After your short scenic drive to Naples Memorial Gardens, you arrive at your beautiful destination lot 195, space three in the All Saints section of the cemetery. Space three is available during this season of Love gifts for a mere $3,000, according to www.finalarrangementsnetwork.com. This lovely space is beautifully landscaped and situated to offer unparalleled, heaven-front views of the vast beyond. Make your arrangements now to stand graveside with that SOB or that DOB on your special holiday, and bury your mutual bitterness in six feet of subterranean paradise. Together, you can lay your differences to rest. And if that wont work, you can always consider Plan B: Put the SOB himself in the hole in the name of L ove, of course. 2. The Stop-Illegal-ImmigrationNow Gift This is the ultimate in imaginative and practical gifts for that family member, relative, close friend or office mate who intends to solve the illegal immigration problem personally, by talking it to death. We all know this person: The one who raises the subject of illegal immigration at every water-cooler conversation or office party. The one who blames illegals when the supermarket bakery runs out of his favorite donuts, or when the light turns red just before he gets to it. The one who believes illegals should be shot or shipped back in a box without wasting bullets, whichever seems most convenient at the time. Now you can offer the timeless gift of his or her own Personal Impenetrable border (the PI). This mobile, 6-foot-high barbed wire fence on wheels is designed for the individual who cares too much. Comes in three sizes: Small (6-foot circumference), Medium (9-foot) or Large (12-foot). The PI can roll to work, to the store, to the mall, to the park, to the local bar or to the easy chair in front of the TV. To prepare the PI, simply visit any farmsupply store and purchase the following: one four-wheel dolly (about $200); one sheet of plywood (about $40 depending on the size); eight 4x4 fence posts (about $120); one 200-foot roll of barbed wired (about $50). Total cost: $410. A. Secure plywood to dolly. B. Nail four fence posts flat to the plywood base. C. Secure remaining posts in upright position to the base posts. D. Stretch barbed wire around the outside of the upright fence posts. E. Finally, place your favorite alien fighter inside the fence and let him or her live each day alien-free. Note: Deluxe gift packaage can include gun emplacements ($100 each for materials) and a crash course in Spanish profanity (a modest $200), so your favorite alien fighter can shoot and shout simultaneously at any who try to cross his borders. 3. The Get-Real-Jingoist-BumperSticker Gift Remember that fabulous bumper sticker that gave so much pleasure to so many for so long without wasting a lot of words the one that implied any who werent with us were against us? Of course you do. America: Love It or Leave It still takes the cake as the wham-bam-thank-youmaam model of laconic patriotic conviction the sticker you could slap on when all those damn lefties started questioning great American traditions like war and poverty and huge corporate gifts of cash to politicians and poorly paid workers and major corporations that pay no federal income tax. So where is it now? Well, the Love-Itor-Leave-It crowd discovered an unpleasant little fact. All kinds of people, many of them small and brown and capable of walking great distances through rough terrain, sashayed on up here from south of the border and read that bumper sticker. They also fell in love with this big fat inhospitable country. And now they wont leave because the good ol boys told them they dont have to. Not if they love it. So for those who need a new get-real bumper sticker one that doesnt equivocate, one that doesnt depend merely on a value such as Love of country to define who goes and who stays how about this: AMERICA: Love It or Leave It if you arent White, Working, Anti-tax, Antiimmigrant, Anti-government and Antieverything Else. Cost: About $10, not including shipping, from http://yardsigns. org/makestickers.html. Make a jingoist feel good again, in the name of Love. COMMENTARY (Another kind of) Love gifts rogerWILLIAMS rwilliams@floridaweekly.com

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 OPINIONLazy, soft and unimaginative richLOWRY Special to Florida Weekly Pulling accounts from the unaccountablePresident Barack Obama was wrong to say at the Asia-Pacific economic summit that America has gotten lazy in the past few decades at attracting foreign investment. What he should have said, in light of his administrations handling of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, is that America has become quite adept at blocking it. To delay the project for more than three years and then, after giving every indication that it would go through, announce the ultimate decision will be kicked past the 2012 election takes hard work and brio. TransCanada wants to invest $7 billion in building a pipeline across the United States to carry oil from Alberta, Canada, to the Gulf Coast. If we were merely lazy, wed have accepted the project and the thousands of associated construction jobs long ago. That would be the path of least resistance, not to mention common sense. The presidents lazy comment is one of a series of remarks carrying an undercurrent of disapproval of the country he is so luckless to govern. A few weeks ago, he observed that Americans had gotten a little soft and we didnt have the same competitive edge that we needed over the last couple of decades. At a San Francisco fundraiser, he lamented that we have lost our ambition, our imagination, and our willingness to do the things that built the Golden Gate Bridge and Hoover Dam. Obama is prone to the posture of the dispassionate critic, floating above the foibles of America. It never seems to enter his mind that he might have disappointed us, but he certainly seems to think that we have disappointed him. Weve been lazy and soft in our practices going back decades, hopeless until the advent of one Barack H. Obama, the would-be Redeemer President frustrated by the recalcitrant national material with which hes forced to work, Michelangelo with a bum piece of marble. The distance between President Obamas self-image and the reality is yawning. Ambition? His heroic stimulus bill funded roadwork to create temporary insta-jobs and subsidized greenenergy projects, some of which would have happened anyway. Imagination? He perpetually wants to send federal money to the states to prop up their existing unaffordable structures. Willingness to do the things necessary to build? He cant even disregard his left on Keystone XL. His National Labor Relations Board is harrying Boeing for the offense of building state-of-the-art aircraft in a nonunionized South Carolina plant. Its within the presidents power to do a few major things to make us more competitive. He could cut a deal with Republicans to reform individual and corporate taxes, exchanging lower rates for loophole closings. He could cut a deal restraining entitlements, sending a signal to the markets that Washington can begin to control its budget. Sen. Pat Toomey, a Pennsylv ania Republican on the super committee, has offered a compromise plan along these lines. The president has shown no interest. He apparently prefers waging a blunt-force campaign against a do-nothing Congress and carping about whats wrong with us. If this helps him win a second term, he can add poor judgment to his running indictment. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.Less than a month after Occupy Wall Street began, a group was gathered in New Yorks historical Washington Square Park, in the heart of Greenwich Village. This was a moment of critical growth for the movement, with increasing participation from the thousands of students attending the cluster of colleges and universities there. A decision was made to march on local branches of the toobig-to-fail banks, so participants could close their accounts, and others could hold teach-ins to discuss the problems created by these unaccountable institutions. Heather Carpenter, according to the federal lawsuit filed this week in New York, is studying to be a certified nursing assistant, working to pay for school as a counselor for mentally disabled people at a group home on Long Island. Her fiance, Julio Jose Jimenez-Artunduaga, is a Colombian immigrant, pursuing the American Dream, working part time as a bartender. They marched from Washington Square Park to a nearby Citibank branch, where she went to the teller to close her account, explaining her frustration with the banks new monthly $17 fee for accounts with balances below $6,000. As described in the lawsuit, the teachin began with participants announcing the amount of their debt, discussing their student loan experience, and reciting sobering statistics related to the debt of college graduates. The bank staff called the police, and Julio went outside to avoid any conflict. Heather closed her account and left as well. By that time, a large group of NYPD officers, including Chief of Department Joseph J. Esposito, as well as several plainclothes officers showed up. The police stormed into the bank, locked the doors and began arresting those involved with the teach-in. Even though Heather was outside, a plainclothes officer identified her as a protester and told her to get back in the bank. She said she was a customer and showed her receipt. To her shock, as documented by video, Heather was grabbed from behind by a plainclothes officer who began forcing her into the bank. She screamed, but within seconds disappeared into the vestibule, surrounded by a dozen cops, where she was roughly handcuffed and arrested. Julio was roughed up and arrested as well all for closing an account at Citibank. They spent more than 30 hours in police custody and were charged with resisting arrest and criminal trespass. A month later, the New York District Attorneys office indicated it would drop the charges at their court appearances. Heather and Julio still want to see Chief Esposito and the other arresting officers in court, though, for an explanation of the officers excessive force and unlawful arrest of the two. Just weeks after their arrest, on Nov. 5, thousands around the U.S. participated in Bank Transfer Day. Kristen Christian was upset with the announcement that Bank of America was going to charge a monthly $5 debit card fee. She created a Facebook event and shared it with her friends. Before long, Bank Transfer Day had 85,000 online supporters. She reported that 40,000 new accounts were created at nonprofit credit unions across the country that day. She said that the $5 fee, which Bank of America has since scrapped, illustrates how out of touch the executives of the large banks can be ... with Bank of America, the fee only applied to account holders with less than $20,000 in combined accounts. I couldnt support a business that would directly target the impoverished and working class. Just after the financial crash in late 2008, activists in Oregon started looking into the creation of a state bank, modeled after the only state-owned bank in the U.S., in North Dakota. The cities of Portland, Ore. and Seattle, Wash., are now looking into shifting their massive municipal accounts away from the Wall Street banks. According to one report, Bank of America may lose upward of $185 billion from customers closing accounts. In January 2010, the Move Your Money Project formed, encouraging individuals to shift their funds to local and nonprofit credit unions, to defund the Wall Street megabanks. Its organizers released a video based on the classic 1946 film of bank malfeasance, Its A Wonderful Life, in which protagonist George Bailey fights to protect consumers from the greedy bank president, Mr. Potter. As Bailey exhorted in the film, This town needs this measly one-horse institution, if only to have some place for people to come without crawling to Potter. The Move Your Money video ends with this message: If you leave your money with the big banks, they will use it to pay lobbyists to keep Congress from fixing the system ... dont just watch Its A Wonderful Life ... move your money. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 900 stations in North America. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 How do we better prepare our youth for the challenges of the 21st century? How do we become energy independent? Put an end to human trafficking? Address the economic issues of our time? Randy Antik believes there is an under-utilized resource to address these and other issues: the wisdom and experience of many residents of the Paradise Coast. A frequent, interesting and informative guest on my show, Randy brings boundless energy and enthusiasm to the notion that individually and collectively, we can make a difference in the world. In 2007, he and Tom Everist co-founded the Searching for Solutions Institute, a nonprofit organization to provide structure and mechanisms for addressing societal needs through an annual Imagine Solutions Conference and the resulting initiatives launched by conference attendees. Two conferences have been held to date, in 2010 and 2011. The March 2012 event, unfortunately, has been postponed due to the downturn in the economy and the markets (see www. imaginesolutionsconference.org); however, planning is in full swing for Imagine Solutions to return in 2013. The event brings 40 world-class speakers to Naples, each required to provide at least one actionable idea for the 500 attendees to consider. Attendees select the speakers and topics of interest, attend their brief presentations and then meet with them afterward to explore ideas and applications to bring about positive change. Conceivably, the conference ends with 500 motivated thinkers and doers collaborating on initiatives spawned by the conference. Results from the first two conferences are very real, among them: A new eighth-grade curriculum designed to teach middle-school students how to use business practices to develop social solutions. An initiative that promotes living wills as a means of controlling healthcare costs on a national basis. The development of a music education program for Collier County schools based on speaker David Wishs Little Kids Rock program. The formation of a local chapter of speaker Somaly Mams foundation to defeat human trafficking. And there are many more initiatives in the works. Randy Antik, in one sense, invested his entire life preparing to lead this project with Mr. Everist. Raised in Southern California, he attended Colby College and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. He spent more than 35 years in his professional career working for private families (Pritzger, Carlson, Bass) and private equity firms (Warburg Pincus and Wells, Carson, Anderson & Stowe). He led a number of turnaround and fast-growth situations with a strong emphasis on consumer products and marketing service companies. He has served as CEO for six companies on behalf of these major investors, representing more than $4 billion in annualized revenues. He has also been involved in a number of thought leader conferences, including TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design), The Aspen Institute, PopTech, MIT Media Lab, The Socrates Society, Agenda, Demo, EG, TEDMed and the Darpa Conference for Future Technologies. In this venue, Randy has built a network of friends who are thought leaders and experts in diverse fields. As a passionate and engaged attendee at numerous thought leader conferences, Randy saw an unmet need for intellectual networking with a purpose and an untapped resource for bringing together like-minded people who want to effect social change and make a difference both in Southwest Florida and at a national level. In his role as chief experience officer of the Searching for Solutions Institute, he is the principal author of the learn + involve strategy to bring alive the vision of enabling exceptional leaders to leverage their capabilities to effectively address social issues. Randy is married to Ronnie Antik. He has three grown children from a first marriage. In his singular way, he is making a difference on the Paradise Coast. As a result of his efforts, participants in ImagPROFILES IN PARADISEMore than just imagining a better world for the future a c a p a t C bobHARDEN e-mail: bob@bobharden.com Something thats been on your mind: Our lack of leadership addressing a myriad of critical issues. What your mother was always right about: Be honest, be positive, be nice. Something that makes you laugh: Our small grandchildren playing together. Last book you read: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson Something youll never understand: Sel shness Pet peeve: Waiting for a table at a restaurant. Talking points with Randy Antikine Solutions Conferences those that have already taken place and those that are to come will work to be part of the solution, not part of the problem. Bob Harden is the producer and host of The Bob Harden Show, which is broadcast from 7-8 a.m. Monday-Friday on www.bobharden. com. Programs are archived on the website.

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 read, and the playing of Taps will follow. The Traveling Wall is a half-scale replica of the original Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall) in Washington, D.C. Measuring 250 feet wide, it features all 58,272 names of American servicemen and servicewomen who are missing or were killed during the Vietnam War that ended in 1975. Since 1996, The Wall That Heals has spread its healing legacy to millions of people in more than 350 cities nationwide. Marco Island is the only Florida stop on the exhibits current two-year tour. And theres much more than The Traveling Wall. The exhibits transportation trailer transforms into an information center and traveling museum that display memorabilia and offer computers to help visitors search for names of Vietnam veterans. Tracing paper will be available for those who wish to trace a name on the wall. Nearly 200 volunteers will assist with The Traveling Walls visit to Marco Island. Resident Lee Rubenstein, who learned about The Traveling Wall while he was chairing the Marco Veterans Memorial Fund committee, led the effort to bring the wall to Marco. We expect a huge turnout, Mr. Rubenstein says about the four-day exhibit. Some high school teachers are incorporating the exhibit into their curriculum. Its a nice way to pay tribute to those whose lives were lost. Local residents can request that names of other fallen soldiers be included in the afternoon readings by e-mailing Carole Roberts at caroletroberts@comcast.net. Bereavement tents will be set up for veterans and their families who wish to speak with Marco Island clergy and local psychologists. Other interest groups will have helicopters and many other war-era transportation vehicles on display as well. The opening ceremony for The Wall That Heals is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. The ceremony also will recognize the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. A closing ceremony will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.A museum in Washington, D.C.The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund continues to raise money to build a major museum near The Wall in the nations capital. Visitors to The Traveling Wall are encouraged to bring photos of Vietnam veterans to be included in a national database now containing more than 20,000 photographs of the 54,292 men and women who died in Vietnam. On the date of death for each veteran, a life-sized photo and biography of the veteran will be projected onto a large screen at the planned museum. Monetary donations made during The Wall That Heals visit to Marco will be shared between VVMF and the Marco Veterans Memorial Fund, which is hosting the exhibit with support from IberiaBank. Not just anyone town host The Wall That Heals. Full support from the city and local merchants is required to pull off an event like this. Mr. Rubensteins 15-member committee raised $17,000 cash and numerous in-kind commitments in a short amount of time, and the Marco Island City Council waived the customary special event fees and arranged for additional law enforcement for safety and security. Join the escort ride down I-75Dave Belgrade chairs the team that will escort the exhibit onto Marco Island on Tuesday, Dec. 6. The entire escort team stretches for at least three miles, Mr. Belgrade says, adding the team is made up of state and local law enforcement along with hundreds of motorcyclists from veterans organizations and special motorcycle groups throughout Southwest Florida. The team will depart from the Daniels Parkway rest area at Exit 131 on I-75 at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6. Registration for those who would like to be part of the escort team will be from 8-10 a.m. For more information about the exhibit, visit www.vmf.org. WALLFrom page 1 The Wall That Heals>> What: The Traveling Wall exhibit, a halfscale replica of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. >> When: Dec. 7-10, open 24 hours a day; opening ceremony at 3 p.m. Dec. 7; closing ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 10 >> Where: Veterans Memorial Park, Marco Island (the only Florida stop on the national tour) Admission: Free >> Also: Escort of The Traveling Wall transportation trailer from Exit 131 off I-75 sets out at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6. Register to join the escort between 8-10 a.m. >> Info: www.vmf.org in the know VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL FUND / COURTESY PHOTO The Traveling Wall was in Apalachicola, Fla., in May 2009. VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL FUND / COURTESY PHOTO The Wall that Heals in Atlanta in October 2011.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 NEWS A9 disease, these often-related illnesses make up about 90 percent of Dr. Sean Morrisons patients. A specialist in palliative medicine, he focuses on qualityof-life care for people with chronic and complex illness. The remainder is AIDS, says Dr. Morrison, who is also head of the National Palliative Care Research Center at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York. In some ways thats a classic modern example. When I was training in internal medicine, AIDS was a fatal disease, not a chronic illness. He considers an illness chronic instead of deadly if patients live five years or more, and says that is now broadly true of heart disease and cancer. Reductions in the rates of death from... heart disease, cancer, stroke and chronic lower respiratory diseases have helped increase our average lifespan to 78 years and 10 weeks as of 2009, the longest in history, according to the CDC. Death rates due to heart troubles declined by two-thirds in the last 50 years, for instance. And 98 percent of women who discover stage 1 breast cancer survive without ever having a recurrence, compared to 74 percent in 1982. People didnt talk about it years ago; it was just something that was whispered, says Miriam Ross, director of Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Southwest Florida. Longer life in general, however, could be a conundrum for health care economists. W. Bruce Vogel, an economist by training and associate professor at the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy at the University of Florida, expects more hospitalizations and long-term care for those with chronic illness will strain government health programs. A major issue here is that very few people have long-term care insurance, and long-term care costs... can be very high because of stays of months rather than days, he writes. Medicare does not cover most long-term care, leaving many elders to depend upon Medicaid, which has strict income limits, he adds.Living longer, betterMedical specialties that focus on quality of life for people with chronic illness are keeping pace with longer lifespans. Its no surprise youve seen the development of this specialty, Dr. Morrison says of palliative care. Medicare and our hospitals were really designed in the 1950s and s when chronic illness didnt really exist, he adds. Southwest Florida hospitals are catching up. Lee Memorial Health System in Lee County and NCH Healthcare System in Collier County have both started palliative care programs since it became an official medical specialty in 2006. When hospice started 30 years ago, the primary diagnosis of the people in our hospice care was cancer, because cancer wasnt as treatable, says Samira Beckwith, director of Hope HealthCare Services, which helped start LMHSs program. Now, she adds, only 30 percent of the patients in Hope Hospice care have cancer. Weve seen an increase (in clients) with advanced heart disease, pulmonary disease, kidney disease (and) different neurological diseases. Especially for older patients, living well with a disease instead of curing it might be as much a medical goal for them as finding a cure for other patients, says Dr. Stephen Leedy, director of Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, which serves Charlotte, Manatee, Sarasota and Desoto counties. You can actually take a patient who has widespread disease and suppress it until they live quite a long time, he said. In some situations maybe its not important to completely get rid of the cancer, but rather take the approach, particularly in patients that are elderly, to have patients die with their cancer rather than of their cancer. There are other things people in their 90s die of sometimes they die of old age. Breast cancerOur bodies respond to and are affected by cancer in ways nearly as unique as our fingerprints, suggests Dr. David Rock, a breast cancer surgeon at 21st Century Oncologys Regional Cancer Center in Fort Myers. Decades ago, treatments such as chemotherapy were one size fits all, but they are increasingly tailored to individuals and their unique cancers. Thats one of the biggest reasons more women survive breast cancer. Ninetyeight percent of women who discover stage 1 breast cancer get rid of it and never have a recurrence, Dr. Rock says. For those who find it later, hormonal therapies and other treatments might serve a precise purpose in beating the disease. One drug called Tamoxifin blocks estrogen, essentially starving the cancer. Another treatment calls for surgically removing a tumor in the breast, then giving a dose of radiation to the area it used to sit in. The patient may or may not need chemotherapy after that. By studying cancer genes, doctors determined which patients benefit from chemotherapy rather than the old approach of using it for all. What we knew is a lot of women didnt benefit from it, Dr. Rock says about chemotherapy. A lot of them can avoid the toxicity of the chemo, and have the s ame clinical outcome... Thats really the focus of a lot of breast cancer research finding these targets to kill the cancer cells, he adds. Hes also following a breast cancer vaccine being tested by researchers at Cleveland State University, coming after vaccines that have been FDA approved for cervical cancer and prostate cancer. Such research is just one example in a vast medical field of why people are, little by little and sometimes suddenly all at once, sidestepping diseases that might have once been considered a death sentence. These boogeymen now are more like thugs in a dark alley: still scary, but identifiable and human, something we have a good faith chance of beating back or escaping. Dr. Leedy of Tidewell Hospice points out were still all only mortals, even though were all living longer and, hopefully, better. In American society these days, its almost as if death isnt mandatory, he says. DEADLYFrom page 1

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 During the 1920s, Florida became a closely watched socio-economic phenomenon when the Sunshine State began to experience a range of Americans in new financial strata. This unparalleled occurrence in the world, with the exception of the land boom in the south of France, didnt just change a region; it changed the state and Floridas image and value forever. Educated and skilled working Americans with paid vacations, pensions and fringe benefits all things unheard of during the Victorian era gave rise to welfare capitalism, a new culture with time and money to travel and even invest in real estate. Added to the widespread use of the automobile and an infrastructure of roads, Florida now welcomed a new kind of tourist: middleclass families. Pre -1921Tradition credits John and Madison Weeks as Naples first middle-class permanent residents. In 1876, they settled along Gordons Pass, which was named for an earlier nomad, Roger Gordon. In 1887, the Naples Town Improvement Company was reorganized under Gen. John S. Cerro Gordo Williams and Walter Haldeman, who launched an ambitious town-building program based on visions of winter tourism and future rail and sea commerce.By the summer of 1888, a general store, post office, hotel, real estate sales office, pier, a half-dozen beach cottages and 80 residents presented an optimistic start. But sagging land sales and mounting construction debts collapsed the newly named Naples Company within two years.For the next 30 years, faithful Kentucky and Ohio families visited the remote and private retreat. In 1914, Ohioan Edward Crayton purchased most of the Naples Companys holdings. Mr. Crayton, who is credited with guiding Naples in her earlier development, built the towns second commercial building in 1921 and became the first town council president (the infamous first town council meeting was held in the Olde Naples Building in 1925).Capturing historyFor years, many locals have been watching with great interest the last remaining historic commercial structure in Naples. The Olde Naples Building has withstood the test of time (and hurricanes) for some 90 years. At the corner of Broad Avenue South and Third Street South, it has provided a home for many firsts in our community, from town hall and community center to movie theater, real estate office, drug store, doctors office, bus station, jewelry store, Presbyterian church, Catholic church, Methodist church, barber shop, high school carnival and graduation hall, tap dance studio, photography studio, yacht supply house, library and, of course, a wine and cheese shop. Todays owners, the Camalier family, are bringing the Olde Naples Building back to its original state and even hired someone to trace the name on the building exactly as it was (1/4 inch off) so it could be replaced to retain its authenticity. Residents and visitors alike are invited to see the progress of the restoration and to use the Christmas Card Setting created in front of it for posing the family. We hope youll e-mail a copy of your photo to Elfin@naplesbackyardhistory.org. Six degrees of connectionWhen you visit the Olde Naples Building, look for a sign proclaiming: This Place Matters. The sign was presented to Naples Backyard History last month by Questers Naples in recognition of NBYHs efforts to raise the communitys awareness of local history and to promote something we call connectivity linking up people who were but a few connections away. NBYH has offered the use of the The Place Matter sign to the 1921 Old Naples Building as well as to the structure at 811 Seventh St. (est. 1947), which was the original home (not counting the Naples Womans Club) of the First Baptist Church. Its current owner, Stephen Fleischer, plans to retain the character of the building with an adaptive reuse. These places do, indeed, matter. And they share a special connection as well: The Olde Naples Building was once owned by the Naples Company, and the building at 811 Seventh St. was the last holding sold by that company. These iconic structures, built by the people who began the socio-economic phenomenon that changed the face of Florida and Naples forever, are being repurposed by their current owners in a way that will pay tribute to our local history. Lois Bolin, Ph.D., is a strategic consultant to and co-founder of Naples Backyard History, whose mission is to make local history more fun, more available and more meaningful. NBYH has a home at the Heritage Trail Museum, 436 Bayfront Place, and at the Old Naples Museum, 1170 Third St. S. Visit www.naplesbackyardhistory.org or e-mail dr.bo@naplesbackyardhistory.org. ba w fu co of st loisBOLIN Dr.bo@naplesbackyardhistory COURTESY PHOTOOwners Gail and Chris Camalier pose in front of the Olde Naples Building and invite others to do the same for their holiday season photos. UNDERCOVER HISTORIANStrike a holiday pose in front of an historic place that matters

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 A11 NEWS OF THE WEIRDBY CHUCK SHEPHERDDISTRIBUTED BY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATEDaffy dictators Leading economic indicators Feel-good news Cutting-edge science Our animal overlordsWas Moammar Gadhafi the last of the buffoon dictators, asked BBC News in October. His legend was earned not merely with his now-famous, dirty-oldman scrapbook of Condoleezza Rice photos. Wrote a BBC reporter, One day (Gadhafi) was a Motown (backup) vocalist with wet-look permed hair and tight pants. The next, a white-suited comic-operetta Latin American admiral, dripping with braid. Nonetheless, Gadhafi had competition, according to an October report in the journal Foreign Policy. For example, the son of Equatorial Guinea's dictator owns, among other eccentric luxuries, a $1.4 million collection of Michael Jackson memorabilia. North Korea's Kim Jong Il owns videos of almost every game Michael Jordan ever played for the Chicago Bulls. In Mar ch, William Ernst, 57, owner of the QC Mart chain of I owa convenience stores, excitedly announced a companywide employee contest with a prize of $10 for guessing the next worker that Ernst will fire for breaking rules. Once we fire the person, we will open all the envelopes (containing the entries), award the prize, and start the contest again. Ernst added, And no fair picking Mike Miller from (the Rockingham Road store). He was fired at around 11:30 a.m. today for wearing a hat and talking on his cellphone. Good luck!!!!!!!!!! (After firing a cashier who had complained about Ernsts attitude, he challenged the womans unemployment-compensation claim, but in October, a judge ruled in her favor.) Even in a flagging economy, Christies auction house in New York City was able to attract a record sales price for a photograph. In November, a 1999 photo by German artist Andreas Gursky, of a scenic view of the Rhine River, sold for $4.3 million. (It is possible, of course, that buying the actual waterfront property that Gursky photographed from to enjoy the same view every day would have been less expensive.) Unfortunately, Manulife Financial Corp. is a Canadian firm, and thus it had a very bad year. If exactly the same company had been magically relocated to anywhere in the United States, it would have had an outstanding year. Under Canadas hard-nosed accounting rules, Manulife was forced to post a loss last year of $1.28 billion. However, under the more feel-good U.S. accounting rules, according to the company, it would have shown a profit of $2.2 billion and been flush with $16 billion more in shareholder value. Japans Showa University School of Dentistry has for several years been training future practitioners using lifesized synthetic patients from Orient Industry, based on the companys sex dolls, and recently upgraded to the fancier silicone dolls with humanfeel skin that can cost as much as the equivalent of $9,000 when sold to perverts who custom-order young women for companionship. According to a July CNN report, advanced robotics added to the Showa version allow the doll to utt er typical patient phrases, to sneeze, and (when trainees mishandle tools) to gag. Japans National Police Agency revealed in August that during the five months following the tsunami-provoked nuclear disaster, super-honest searchers had turned in wallets containing the equivalent of $48 million and safes containing cash of the equivalent of $30 million. In August, the school superintendent of Fresno County, Calif., refused $800,000 in guaranteed salary and said he would run the 325-school system for three years on less pay than a first-year teacher makes. Employees at the dump yard in Pompano Beach, Fla., gave Brian McGuinn zero chance of ever finding the customdesigned ring he had given his wife but had accidentally tossed in his trash at home on Oct. 30. Facing nine tons of 10-foot-high rotten eggs, dirty diapers and other garbage (which made him vomit), he found the ring within 30 minutes. An Oxf or d University researcher reported in August on the African crested rat, which is so ingenious that it slathers poison, from chewing the A. schimperi plant, onto an absorbent strip of fur on its back as protection against predators many times larger. The researcher observed firsthand a dog quivering in fear after just one failed mouthful of a crested rats fur in his laboratory. The noxious goo is also used by African tribesmen on their hunting arrows. In October, Popular Science dubbed researcher Gaby Maimon of Rockefeller University as one of its Brilliant 10 for 2011 for his monitoring of neurons in the brains of fruit flies. Maimon first had to immobilize the flies brains in saline and outfit their tiny neurons with even tinier electrodes so that he could track which neurons were firing as the flies flapped their wings and carried out other activities (work that he believes can be useful in treating human autism and attention-deficit disorder). An October Associated Press dispatch from New Orleans warned that Caribbean crazy ants are invading five Southern states by the millions, and because their death triggers distress signals to their pals for revenge attacks, up to 10 times as many might replace any population wiped out. Said a Texas exterminator, of a pesticide he once tried, In 30 days I had 2 inches of dead ants covering (an) entire half-acre, and still the ants kept coming, crawling across the carcasses. Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi are currently the most vulnerable.

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The awards honor architectural achievements by AIA-Florida Southwest members and advocates. The chapter invited Joseph King, AIA, of Bradenton to select a jury outside of Southwest Florida to evaluate the projects submitted and to determine which would be presented with Awards of Excellence in Architecture. In his comments about the competition, Mr. King wrote: We enjoyed seeing the great variety of ideas and intentions expressed and the development of the projects Our attention was drawn to projects that we felt explored architectural ideas: the work that we and others might learn from, and appreciate over time Our selections tend toward smaller scale projects, each of which appeals to us as uplifting and expressing the visual pleasure of seeing the project, and how we imagine the spatial experience of being there day by dayDesign awards were presented in three categories: Built Excellence, Unbuilt Design and Architectural Graphics. In addition, AIA Honor Awards and Presidential Awards were also presented. The winners are: Designing men and womenAmerican Institute of Architects local chapter presents 2011 awardsBUILT EXCELLENCE AWARDS Merit Award New Work Commercial Project: E.B. Simmonds Corporate Center, Naples Firm: Architects Unlimited; Steve Hruby, AIA, LEED AP Client: Bernie Simmonds Contractor: DeAngelis Diamond Construction Jury comments: We appreciate the clear site strategy and strong imagery created with glass and solid massing at the street/north side of the building. The lobby with its integrated elevator and stair components introduces a dramatic spatial quality and discipline. Merit Award Restorations and Additions Project: Captiva Guest House, Captiva Island Architect/Firm: Architecture Joyce Owens LLC Client: W. and A. Winshall Contractor: Mark McQuade General Contractor Jury comments: This project gave new life to two small, decaying buildings by combining them into an efficient and spatially appealing guest house The simple materials are handled with purpose and intention in the relaxed island setting. Merit Award Restorations and Additions Project: Naples Academy of Ballet Architect/Firm: Architects Unlimited; Steve Hruby, AIA, LEED AP Client: Toshiko Tompkins Contractor: The Williams Group Jury comments: This complete transformation of a warehouse makes a welcome contribution to the cityscape. Merit Award Interiors Project: The Franklin Shops, downtown Fort Myers Architect: Studio + Architecture; Ted Sottong, AIA | Chris Ressler, Assoc. AIA Owner: Rene Miville Contractor: Liberty Coast Construction Jury comments: (an) ambitious, thoughtful and economical approach to designing this retail setting for start-up businesses. It conveys a sense of enthusiasm for creative business ventures and their potential for contributing to downtown community life. The project makes exceptional use of the existing building and spaces.UNBUILT DESIGN AWARDS Honor AwardProject: Ave Maria University Maronite Chapel Architect: Victor Latavish, AIA Owner: Ave Maria UniversityJury comments: This project inspires the imagination. At the same time, it is a remarkably well-resolved design, transforming a very specific religious program into an inspiring experience. We would like to see this project fully worked out in construction. The clarity of form, geometry and space, activated by light, illustrates a sure hand in architecture. Merit Award Project: Florida Case Study House Architect: Architects Unlimited; Tom Jones, Assoc. AIA Owner: VVV Partnership & DevelopmentJury comments: We present this award with the admonition to keep exploring. This is an intense project that grapples with many ideas of sustainability and building performance within a small house. We encourage the next phase, tied to practice, of financial and build ability considerations.ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS AWARDS Merit AwardProject: Gordon River Pedestrian Underpass Art Gallery Project Architect: Brandt Henning, AIA, LEED AP Firm: PK Studios Inc Jury comments: This projects exceptionally clear presentation illustrates the ability to make design choices about what not to do as much as what to doRANDALL PERRY PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTONaples Academy of Ballet won a Built Award-Restorations and Additions.RANDALL PERRY PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOThe E.B. Simmonds Corporate Center won a Built Award-New Work Commercial.JOCOF PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOThis guest house on Captiva won a Built Award-Restorations and Additions. The Gordon River Pedestrian Underpass Art Gallery presentation earned an Architectural Graphics Award.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 NEWS A13 AIA HONOR AWARDS W.R. Frizzell Medal of HonorJoyce Owens AIA, RIBA Architecture Joyce Owens LLC The chapters highest honor recognizes an individual AIA architect member who has distinguished him/herself in a manner resulting in a profound impact on the profession over a sustained period of time. Individual Honor AwardMichael Flanders, AIA Flanders Architecture This award is given to a licensed architect member of the AIA who represents architects as professionals and architecture as a profession, not as a trade or as an industry. Allied Member of the Year Honor AwardWorkplace: A Herman Miller Dealer, Fort Myers Builder AwardThe Henning Group, NaplesPRESIDENTIAL AWARDSPresented by Scott Anderson, AIA, 2011 chapter president, to: Charles Sappenfield, FAIA Barry Fez-Barringten, AIA Victor Latavish, AIA About AIA-Florida SouthwestAIA-Florida Southwest serves more than 200 members and the communities of Charlotte, Glades, Hendry, Lee and Collier counties. The mission of the organization is to orchestrate and unite the architects of Southwest Florida to promote the profession; to advance the science and art of planning and building; to coordinate the building industry and architectural firms to ensure the advancement of building standards; and to make the profession of ever-increasing service to society. For more information, visit www.aiaflasw.org. The design for the Maronite Chapel at A ve Maria University won an Unbuilt A ward. WHERE NO REASONABLE OFFER IS REFUSED Azar Naples 435-1883 Azar Bonita 495-1255 Azar Estero 948-0061 at the Miromar Design CenterAlways Open to the Public! 28500 Bonita Crossings Blvd 239-495-1255 Owners Private Collection Offered at Sacri ce Prices! OPEN 7 DAYS AT BONITA LOCATION FOR THIS EVENT! All Ticketed Items 75% OFF! Thousands of One of a Kind, Discounted, Closeouts, No Longer in Production! 35% OFF! ANY INSTOCK MERCHANDISE AND CUSTOM ORDERS!

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WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 A17 Lunch & Learn about panthers at Rookery BayBring your curiosity and your appetite to the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center for the next session in the Lunch & Learn series from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. Dennis Giardina, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission biologist for the Everglades Region, will present Capturing Florida Panthers: A Tree Climbers Perspective. For the past 22 years, Mr. Giardinas career has focused on endangered species recovery and invasive species management. He will discuss his work with FWS and the National Park Service panther capture teams. On Jan. 4, nationally recognized artist, author and instructor Lee Hammond will discuss her 20-year career as a nature artist. Lunch & Learn lectures are free for Friends of Rookery Bay members and $8 for non-members. Lunch is provided by series sponsors Carrabbas and Costco Naples. Call 417-6310, ext. 401, to register, or visit www.rookerybay.org or facebook. com/friendsofrookerybay for more information. Free seminar about laws related to domestic violenceUnderstanding Domestic Violence Law is the topic of a free seminar presented by the clerk of court of Collier County from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Frances Pew Center of Lifelong Learning at Hodges University, 2647 Professional Circle. The seminar will provide an overview of Florida statutes designed to protect the rights of citizens to live free from domestic violence and abuse. The role of the clerk of courts in domestic violence cases, as well as the roles of other community agencies, will also be discussed. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit www.collierclerk.com. COURTESY PHOTO Dennis Giardina on the job

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 BY CINDI PACKARDSpecial to Florida WeeklyThe five recipients of the Education Foundation of Collier Countys 2011 Glass Slipper Award will be honored Tuesday evening, Dec. 6, at If The Shoe Fits, a celebration sponsored by Naples Illustrated magazine and hosted by Clive Daniel Home. The annual Glass Slipper Award recognizes women for dedication and service to the children of Collier County. This years recipients are: Ingrid AielliHer desire to help children piqued when Ms. Aiellis brother created the Training Kids Foundation in 2002. When her brother passed away, she launched the Nane Kimijan Memorial Scholarship fund in his memory. The fund assists Naples High School students with college tuition. For the past three years, Ms. Aiellis restaurant, Sea Salt, has participated in the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Festival, a benefit for The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida and other childrens charities. The restaurant also hosts events for a number of nonprofits dedicated to Collier Countys children and families. Ms. Aielli believes that one should always be grateful and give back to the community from which success has been possible. Bunny Brooks On a visit to a trauma center in Tampa for wounded soldiers, Ms. Brooks encountered a badly burned soldier from the 82nd Airborne Division and thought, That could be my son because her son served with the same unit. Ms. Brooks works to raise money for the higher education of children of wounded soldiers. She also helps the Golden Gate High School JROTC program raise funds to send senior cadets to Washington, D.C., each year. And she presents a program to Collier County second, third and fourth graders based on the book If You Lived in Colonial Times. She arrives dressed in the garb of a colonial dame (teacher) identical to the pictures in the book. Linda FlewellingWith an extensive history of community involvement, Ms. Flewelling loves having direct contact with students. On behalf of Northern Trust, she hosts a professional etiquette luncheon for students in the Education Foundations Take Stock in Children Scholarship and Mentoring Program. In addition to serving on the board of the Education Foundation, she was on the foundations steering committee for Connect Now, a countywide initiative to elicit feedback on the common goals for community education. Ms. Flewelling also serves on the boards of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts and NCH Healthcare System, where she chairs the investment committee. She is a past chair of the Community Foundation of Collier County and the Forum Club of Southwest Florida. The motivation behind commitment is her belief that education is a pathway Five Glass Slipper recipients to be honored at If the Shoe Fits

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Purchase Your Tickets Today!February 25th, 2012 The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples 239.659.6524 www.NaplesTownHall.orgLive Auction to Benet Childrens National Medical Center and Naples Town Hall NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 A21 to advancement, a better life and the building blocks for a better community and economy. Jo OReilly When Ms. OReilly moved to the United States in the fourth grade, she spoke no English. Because she understands firsthand the frustration and difficulties non-English-speaking children face, she wants to make a difference. In 1978, she became a migrant tutorial aide at Naples Park Elementary. It wasnt long before she realized the joyful impact of her work and became hooked. She also supports hungry children at Mike Davis Elementary by packing food for Catholic Charities. That food is then sent home with students so they have it for the weekend. Currently, 257 children at Mike Davis Elementary do not have a home of their own. Sandy WaiteThe most rewarding part of helping children, Ms. Waite says, is seeing how the little things you do impact a child seeing the smile on their faces and sharing in their sense of achievement.Ms. Waite first became involved with giving back to children as a mentor with the Take Stock in Children program. She went on to serve on the Education Foundation board of directors and today is involved in the Take Stock Leadership Council and is the co-chair of Take Stock University. She also serves on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Collier County. In addition to honoring and celebrating the 2011 Glass Slipper recipients, If The Shoe Fits involves a silent auction and raffle prizes, hors doeuvres and sweets plus the events signature Shoetini cocktail. Tickets for the 7-9 p.m. event are $100, with all proceeds benefitting the Take Stock in Children Scholarship and Mentoring Program. For tickets, call 643-4755 or visit www.getonthebuscollier.org/events. To see the entire catalog of auction items and place a bid online, visit www. IfTheShoeFits.dojiggy.com. Online bidding will be open until 8:20 p.m. on the night of the event; bids from the floor will be posted on the site throughout the evening. Cindi Packard is the communications and marketing coordinator for the Education Foundation of Collier County.COURTESY PHOTOSandy Waite, Jo OReilly, Linda Flewelling, Bunny Brooks and Ingrid Aielli. Dont Move IMPROVE! D o n t M o v e I M PR OV E! COMPLETE REMODELING | NEW COUNTERTOPS | CABINET REFACING | DREAM KITCHENS | CUSTOM CLOSETS | LUXURIOUS BATHROOMSYour complete satisfaction is my rst and foremost priority.Tony Leeber Sr.Owner/Contractorwww.cornerstonebuilderssw .comFactory Direct Pricing... We are the Factory!Lifetime Warranty on any product we manufacture!Cornerstone stands behind every job... BEFORE. DURING. AFTER.Now Offering Mold RemediationGive us an opportunity to wow you! VISIT OUR SHOWROOMS... Located in Fort Myers & NaplesLicensed and Insured General Contractor #CBC1253280 Youre invited to our ...OPEN HOUSECOMPLETE REMODELING | NEW COUNTERTOPS | CABINET REFACINGThinking of Moving?Kitchen Refacing at Half the Cost of New Cabinets and More. We Do Complete Home Remodeling SOLID SURFACE COUNTER TOPSas low as$19per sq. ft. QUARTZ COUNTER TOPSas low as$29per sq. ft. 3CM GRANITE COUNTER TOPSas low as$39per sq. ft. FORT MYERSHANSONFOWLER ST METRO PKWYWINKLER COLONIAL N S Mon-Sat 10:00am 4:00pm Evenings available by appt. only NAPLES SHOWROOM7700 Tamiami Trail N. 239-593-1112 FORT MYERS SHOWROOM3150 Metro Parkway 239-332-3020Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm Evenings available by appt. only

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Due to the increasing need for specialized pediatric services in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties, we are responding. A new state-of-the-art facility will be constructed at HealthPark Medical Center in South Fort Myers. Our new Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida will house 150 beds and all of the ancillary specialty services to treat the most critically ill children and their families. Please join us as we embark on this amazing journey of hope and care for the children of Southwest Florida. For more information on how you can help save a childs life, please call 239-343-6950, or visit www.LeeMemorial.org/Foundation Keep Children Close to Home for Health Care W e are responding to the increasing need for specialized pediatric servic es in Southwest F lorida by building a new state-of-the-art Childrens Hospital Our new Childrens Hospital of Southwest F lorida will house 148 beds and many specialty servic es to treat the most critically-i ll childr en and their families.For more information on how you can hel p save a chil ds life, p l ease ca ll 239-343-6 950, or visit www.LeeMemorial .org/Foundation www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA24 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 BY CONNIE DILLONSpecial to Florida WeeklyCHS Healthcare has participated in Reach Out and Read, a national childrens literacy program, for a number of years, but only at half of its pediatric primary care locations. Soon, however, the three other CHS pediatric sites will also embrace the ROR philosophy and techniques. The success of ROR relies on partnerships with pediatricians and organizations like CHS Healthcare that can promote to parents the importance of reading out loud to their children. Sending the family home with a book ensures they have the tools to begin the process. In 2010, CHS cared for more than 16,000 children ages 5 and younger, many of whom fall into the low-income demographic targeted by ROR. According to www.reachoutandread. org, 34 percent of American children entering kindergarten today lack the basic language skills they will need to learn to read. Children living in poverty are especially at risk. Research shows that when children begin school already behind in their ability to read, they are at greater risk of remaining poor readers. This increases the likelihood of failure in their efforts for academic achievement. As these children mature into adults with low literacy proficiency, they face a much more limited economic potential. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners have officially endorsed the Reach Out and Read model of early literacy promotion. The ROR program currently serves families at CHSs Central Naples Pediatrics, East Naples Pediatrics and Golden Gate Pediatrics offices. The physicians at each of the newly accepted locations Marco Island Pediatrics, Creekside Pediatrics and CHS/FSU Pediatrics must complete online training before those offices begin the program. The training requirement is an important aspect of the program. ROR has a specific method of educating and encouraging children and their families to read. In addition to interacting with these young patients, the pediatricians will take the time to advise the parents of the importance of and the benefits of reading aloud to their children. CHS expects to have books available in English, Spanish and Creole to accommodate our multicultural patient base. Dr. Karimu Smith-Barron at CHS/ FSU Pediatrics did her residence at an ROR facility and is excited about having the program in Immokalee. She has already had discussions with Immokalee High School about providing volunteers interested in reading to children in the waiting room. As the ROR program expands at CHS, engaging volunteers from the community is something the CHS Healthcare Foundation would like to do. Eventually the program will use volunteers to help organize books in the offices, re-order when necessary, complete the reports required by ROR and read to children in the waiting rooms. It is our hope that as volunteers see the quality care we provide to Collier County children, they will become advocates for CHS, spreading the story of the good work we do, promoting early literacy and school readiness and sharing with others the impact CHS makes on the community. The CHS Healthcare Foundation is working to secure sponsorships to help purchase the childrens books that will be given out by CHS pediatricians as part of the ROR program. We extend our thanks to Brown & Brown of Florida Inc. and to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida for their financial support of our effort. Connie Dillon is the executive director of the CHS Healthcare Foundation, the fundraising arm of CHS Healthcare. As a private, nonprofit safetynet provider, CHS Healthcare has been e we provide to Collier n they s S e S n n g nel p h i lh at o ut t rit he We a nk s o wn and Blue CHS Healthcare expands Reach Out and Read programAll six pediatric offices will promote early literacyCOURTESY PHOTODr. Scott Needle and a young patient at CHS Creekside Pediatrics office.delivering primary care to residents of Collier County for 34 years. For more information about CHS Healthcare, visit www.collier.org. For information about the foundation, call Ms. Dillon at 658-3111.

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Pucci & CatanaLuxury Pet Boutique DESIGNERS VACUUM TUNEUP SPECIAL! One Block North of Home Depot NAPLES VACUUM Sales & Repairs (Not Installed) VACUUM CLEANER TUNE-UP$19.99Only VACUUMS SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYTickets go on sale Dec. 17 for the Boston Red Sox 2012 spring training schedule, which includes 18 games at the new JetBlue Park at Fenway South in Fort Myers. Tickets range from $5 to $46 (most are $27 or less, and most seats are in the shade) and as of 10 a.m. Dec. 17 will be available at City of Palms Park in Fort Myers, online at www.redsox.com or by calling (888) 733-7696. The spring training season opens with two college exhibitions on p.m. Saturday, March 3: a matinee game against the Northeastern University Huskies, followed by a nightcap with the Boston College Eagles. The Red Sox kick off the 2012 Grapefruit League schedule at home at 1:35 p.m. Sunday, March 4, against their Mayors Cup rival, the Minnesota Twins. The Twins host Boston at Hammond Stadium the following night, the second of six total contests between the cross-town foes. The Red Sox will visit their American League East rival, the New York Yankees, at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in Tampa, and will host the Yankees at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, March 22. The contests are Spring training brings job oppsWith JetBlue Park set to open in just a few months, the Boston Red Sox are looking to hire individuals to work during the 2012 spring training season and beyond. Game-day staff positions include customer service, food service, security, ticket office staff, tour guides and ushers. Applicants should fill out a questionnaire at www.redsox.com/ JetBlueParkjobs. Full-time Southwest Florida residents are preferred. The deadline to apply is Dec. 10. Oh, say can you sing?Think you have what it takes to sing in front of thousands? The Red Sox need new talent to perform the national anthem through the inaugural spring training season at JetBlue Park. All interested performers are invited to open auditions at City of Palms Park, 2201 Edison Ave. in Fort Myers, between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 7-8. Reserve a time slot by calling Andrea Torigian at 226-4781 or e-mailing atorigian@redsox.com no later than noon Wednesday, Dec. All ages are welcome to audition. Those who want to audition but cannot make the above dates can inquire about submitting an audio recording. Snap up some Red Sox memorabiliaThe Boston Red Sox will hold a City of Palms Park Yard Sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at the park at 2201 Edison Ave., Fort Myers. In a first-come, first-served basis, fans will be able to buy items from the Red Sox 20-year history at the City of Palms, including memorabilia from former and current players, ballpark furniture and collectables. Admission is free, and all sales are cash only. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Police Athletic League of Fort Myers, Abuse Counseling and Treatment, and Child Care of Southwest Florida. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYNEWS TWOA29NEWSHealthy Living Pets of the Week WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011Time to get ticketsBoston Red Sox spring training includes games at new Fenway South in Fort Myers SEE SOX, A31 Boston Red Sox spring training in Southwest Florida>>Tickets: On sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 17 >>How to buy: Visit www.redsox.com, call (888) 733-7696 or go to City of Palms Park in Fort Myers >>Southwest Florida games: 2:35 p.m. Saturday, March 3 Northeastern,JetBlue Park 7:05 p.m. Saturday, March 3 Boston College, JetBlue Park 1:35 p.m. Sunday, March 4 Minnesota Twins, JetBlue Park 7:05 p.m. Monday, March 5 Minnesota Twins, Hammond Stadium 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 Baltimore Orioles, JetBlue Park 7:05 p.m. Friday, March 9 Pittsburgh Pirates, JetBlue Park 7:05 p.m. Saturday, March 10 Tampa Bay Rays, JetBlue Park 1:05 p.m. Sunday, March 11 Baltimore Orioles, Sarasota 1:35 p.m. Monday, March 12 Miami Marlins, JetBlue Park 2:35 p.m. Thursday, March 15 St. Louis Cardinals, JetBlue Park 7:05 p.m. Friday, March 16 Minnesota Twins, JetBlue Park 1:05 p.m. Saturday, March 17 Baltimore Orioles (SS), Sarasota 1:35 p.m. Saturday, March 17 Baltimore Orioles (SS), JetBlue Park 1:05 p.m. Sunday, March 18 Tampa Bay Rays, Port Charlotte 1:35 p.m. Monday, March 19 Minnesota Twins, JetBlue Park 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 Toronto Blue Jays, JetBlue Park 7:05 p.m. Thursday, March 22 New York Yankees, JetBlue Park 1:05 p.m. Friday, March 23 Baltimore Orioles, Sarasota 1:35 p.m. Saturday, March 24 Philadelphia Phillies (SS), JetBlue Park 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 Tampa Bay Rays, JetBlue Park 1:35 p.m. Thursday, March 29 Toronto Blue Jays, JetBlue Park 1:05 p.m. Friday, March 30 Minnesota Twins, Hammond Stadium 1:05 p.m. Saturday, March 31 Tampa Bay Rays, Port Charlotte 1:35 p.m. Sunday, April 1 Minnesota Twins, JetBlue Park 1:35 p.m. Monday, April 2 Washington Nationals, JetBlue Park >>Complete schedule: www.redsox.com in the know

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Laurie Wise Colorectal Cancer Nurse Navigator Emili Garcia Colorectal Cancer Survivor Navigating hrough Colon Cancer Caring people, caring for people.Regional Cancer Center is a unique partnership between Lee Memorial Health System and its private physician group partners. Working together, the health system and physicians now can oer cancer patients treatment for nearly every aspect of their cancer care under one roof. From the latest treatments and technology to workshops and design features intended to soothe the mind and body, cancer patients will know that they do not have to ght their cancer alone.When 36-year-old Emili Garcia experienced severe bleeding, her physician immediately referred her to a gastroenterologist, who performed an emergency colonoscopy. The test revealed a tumor on Emilis colon and she turned to the Regional Cancer Center. In addition to her concerns about having colorectal cancer, Emili was worried about the cost of treatment without health insurance. With the help of Laurie Wise, RN, colorectal cancer nurse navigator, Emili received guidance on her treatment plan and nancial assistance for chemotherapy and radiation. She is now cancer-free and enjoying life with her family. To read Emilis story, please visit www.LeeMemorial.org/caringwww.LeeMemorial.org

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The South All-Star Squad will be comprised of players from Naples, Golden Gate, Community School of Naples, St. John Neumann and Lely. Coaches select the players from each high school for the all-senior team. Senior cheerleaders will also participate.Related eventsThe Rotary Club will also sponsor the All-Star banquet for the athletes on Monday, Dec. 5, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker Fred McCrary starred on the prep field in Naples and went on to an 11-year career in the NFL as a fullback. On game night, cadets from all Collier County JROTC programs will present a halftime ceremony honoring veterans. Uniforms are encouraged, and admission for all WWII vets is free. For more information about the ceremony, contact Cadet First Lt. Zulie Pena at 377-2444. High school All-Star Football Classic pits North against South for scholarshipstwo of nine scheduled night games for the Red Sox this spring, including six at home. Starting at 1:35 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, the Baltimore Orioles will visit JetBlue Park as part of a split-squad St. Patricks Day match-up. The team will also play a 1:05 p.m. game against the Orioles in Sarasota. Other division matchups include three additional contests against Baltimore, four versus the Tampa Bay Rays and four with Toronto.Warming upPrior to the start of the exhibition season, Red Sox will hold workouts at the organizations new Player Development Complex at Fenway South. Pitchers and catchers report on Sunday, Feb. 19, and hold their first workout on Tuesday, Feb. 21; the first full squad workout is set for Saturday, Feb. 25. All workouts are open to the public free of charge. JetBlue Park sits within Fenway South, the Red Soxs new 106-acre spring training and player development complex off Daniels Parkway in Fort Myers. JetBlue Park will have a capacity of approximately 11,000 (including standing room and reserved lawn) and will provide a year-round site where the Red Sox Major and Minor League teams can train together. The ballpark includes new food options, an HD video board and interactive family areas. During springtraining, the Yawkey Way experience at Bostons Fenway Park will be recreated on the road just south of JetBlue Park, adding a street festival feel to the ballparks concourse with entertainment, concessions and other activities. SOXFrom page 29

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA32 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 HEALTHY LIVING TO YOUR HEALTH Take your meds for a pharmacists brown bag reviewA CVS pharmacist will hold a brown bag review of medications from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the United Church of Marco, 320 N. Barfield Drive, Marco Island. Residents are encouraged to throw all their medications prescription and over-the-counter into a paper bag and bring them to the church for review. The pharmacist will answer questions and offer advice about how to avoid errors in taking medications. A similar session will take place from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Homewood Residence, 770 Goodlette Road, Naples.Free seminars at Physicians RegionalThe following free seminars are coming up at Physicians RegionalPine Ridge, 6101 Pine Ridge Road: MAKOplasty: Why It Is Superior, presented by orthopedic surgeon Frederick Buechel Jr. at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 Dr. Buechel will discuss diagnosis and treatment advances for early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee and hip. New Vein Treatment Options, by cardiologist Julian Javier, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 Dr. Javier will highlight treatment options including sclerotherapy and laser therapy procedures for varicose and spider veins. Skin Cancer: What You Should Know, by dermatologist Robert Tomsick at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 Dr. Tomsick will discuss various skin cancers and treatments, including Mohs surgery. Whats New and What Works for Painful Knees and Hips, by orthopedic surgeon Robert Zehr at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 Dr. Zehr will discuss several of the latest treatment options. For more information or registration, call 348-4180 or visit www.physiciansregional.com/events.Lighthouse has free classes for visually impairedLighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss and the Florida Division of Blind Services offer programs to help blind and visually impaired be independent in Collier. Classes take place at Lighthouse of Collier headquarters, 424 Bayfront Place. For more information, call 4303934 or visit www.lighthouseofcollier. org. The sobbing didnt start until it was time t o pu t the lights on the tree. For years, Nancy had chided Don that it was time to ditch the old artificial spruce: It was spindly, with bits of tinsel from earlier Christmases stuck to some of its prickly plastic branches. It also wasnt pre-lit, the way newer trees were. So every holiday season, Don patiently untangled string after string of multicolored bulbs and green wires. Without fail, a loose bulb darkened an entire strand. Nancy would have ditched the whole set and bought a new one, but Don enjoyed the challenge of finding and fixing the problem. He twisted and tugged on the little bulbs until the entire string twinkled with light in his hands. Ten months had passed since Dons death 10 months filled with depression, loneliness and poor sleep, but also with the first signs of healing. Nancy had coped when Dons birthday and their anniversary came and went; shed attended their daughters wedding alone and had joined a book club. So she was surprised when the floodSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe University of FloridaWhat is your exercise style? If you are a woman between the ages of 40 and 60, chances are you prefer a moderate rather than a strenuous workout. Thats the finding of a recent Penn State University study suggesting that middle-aged women who exercise at a moderate level are much happier and more likely to continue their fitness program than peers who do a more intense workout. This is especially true of women who have been previously inactive, the study reports. Moderate-intensity exercise is an activity that has you working hard enough to raise your heart rate and break a sweat. As long as women engage in a regular exercise program that meets the federal guidelines of at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity on most, and preferably all, days of the week, they will see significant health benefits, says Natalie Lahnan of Naples/Marco Island Adventure Boot Camp for Women. Adding strengthening exercises two or three times a week will yield even better resultsm she adds. Among the health benefits of a regular moderate exercise program is prevention of three leading causes of death among American women: heart disease, breast cancer and stroke. There are other advantages as well, Ms. Lahnan points out. You will manage your weight, help prevent osteoporosis, arthritis and type 2 diabetes, increase energy and stamina and reduce stress and anxiety, she says. In other words, your regular moderate exercise routine will be good for your body and soul. While a moderate fitness program is clearly beneficial, Ms. Lahnan suggests that some women might want to give more vigorous training a try. Intense activity means you are breathing hard and fast, and your heart rate is going up quite a bit. Intensity training, which alternates bursts of high-intensity activity with periods of rest, is twice as effective as normal exercise when it comes to weight and fat reduction, she notes. Thats because you will continue to burn fat and calories for up to 36 hours after your workout is finished. If you want to lose weight rather than merely maintain it, vigorous routine such as interval training will give you better results, she adds. No matter which training style you choose, however, Just keep exercising, Ms. Lahnan turges. As long as you make physical fitness part of your life, you will reap great benefits. Just do it: Moderate or intense, regularity is the key to reaping the benefits of exercise How to cope ... when the only thing you want is the only thing you cant haveSEE LOSS, A33 BY KIT CHAMBERLAINSpecial to Florida Weekly

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It was the sight of the tangled lights, waiting for Dons patient touch waiting, as she was, for things to be the way theyd always been.How to copeIf this is your first holiday season grieving the loss of a loved one, you may feel lost, like Nancy. Family traditions may feel hollow or pointless, given the reality of your life without the person who has died. There are some things you can do to live more peacefully through a season that focuses on families, togetherness and celebrations even if all you want to do is curl up on the sofa and stay home until the New Year arrives. Here are some suggestions. Acknowledge how you feel. If youre in lousy spirits, admit it. Dont try to pretend that this year will be no different than past years. Express your emotions in ways that feel right for you. For Nancy, giving way to a big cry was cleansing. You might feel better talking to a friend, writing in a journal, taking a long walk, dancing, singing or painting. The secret is to be you. Accept your feelings, whatever they may be. Some people are horrified to find themselves angry at the person who passed away angry for being in the uncomfortable world of living without a spouse, parent, child or other important person. Others feel guilty for having fun and forgetting about their grief in the midst of holiday merriment. Theres no one right way to feel. All feelings are a sign that youre human and reflect where you are in your healing process. Talk with others about the difficulties youre afraid you may encounter. If youve always shared a holiday dinner with another couple and this year youre alone, you might feel awkward or left out. Talking with others can help you identify ways to handle the occasion with a minimum of pain or sorrow. Tell people what youd like them to do or not do to help you. Theyll appreciate your candor; most people want to be helpful and sensitive but need your guidance. Do something for someone else. Maybe youd like to walk the dogs at the local animal shelter, cook a meal for someone whos alone, help a senior or other person tackle their holiday shopping, run errands for someone with no car or no time, bake cookies for the reception at your club or church whatever feels good and right to you. Remember your loved one to help him or her stay alive in your heart. Read his favorite poem, plant an herb she would have liked to cook with, buy something for yourself in memory of your loved one, look at photo albums or play the holiday music that meant so much to the person you loved. Reminiscing is healthy and can help you find joy in difficult times. Reach out for help. There are great listeners at Avow Hospice who know all about loving, losing and missing someone. Avows grief support services are offered without charge to anyone who needs them. To talk to a licensed counselor, call 261-4404. Avow is always open and ready to take your call. Kit Chamberlain is director of pubic relations at Avow Hospice.LOSSFrom page 32 TO YOUR HEALTH Support for Parkinsons patients and their caregiversThe Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. holds exercise, speech and art therapy classes at locations in Naples and Bonita Springs for those who suffer from Parkinsons disease. Support programs for families and caregivers are also offered, and various opportunities are available for volunteers at PASFI headquarters, 2950 Tamiami Trail N. Dance classes take place from 1-2:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Fleischmann Park in Naples and from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Fitness for Life Center in the Shops of Hidden Lakes in Bonita Springs. Attendance is free. PASFI has recently signed a contract with NCH Healthcare System to hold speech classes at the North Collier Hospital. Classes will take place once a week for eight weeks, beginning early in 2012. To sign up for classes or for more information about services and programs offered by PASFI, call Executive Director Ruth Hubing at 4173465, e-mail pasfied@aol.com or visit www.PASFi.org. Opening the Heart grief workshop coming in January Avow Hospice will present the nationally known Opening the Heart workshop from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Ispiri, the on-campus community center at 1095 Whippoorwill Lane. Led by nationally recognized grief workshop facilitators, the program provides a supportive atmosphere to help adults heal grief using a variety of activities including music, meditation and holistic exercises. Participants make a commitment to con dentiality regarding information shared during the workshop. Working through complex emotions in a supportive, workshop environment can be transformative for someone whos experiencing the death of a loved one, Avow bereavement counselor Louise Kenny, LCSW, says. This workshop offers participants the opportunity to release the effects of deep grief from the body, mind and spirit. Registration is $95 and includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Professionals and students can earn six CEUs. Enrollment is limited and early registration suggested. Call 261-4404, ext. 3733. in the know

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA34 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 Naples Grande Golf Club invites you to come Explore Golf, Beach, Pool, Spa, Fitness, Tennis & Dining. For more information please contact MARC FREIBURG | PREMIER CLUB 7540 Golden Gate Parkway | Naples, FL 34105 | 239.659.3714 Rees Jones designed course. e Waldorf Astoria Collection. (located at Naples Grande). Naples Grande Tennis Center. With New Greens, the Best Course in Naples Just Got Better! (239) 417-8338 www.sabalpalmanimalhospital.com Cupcakes & Pupcakes PET TALES BY DR. MARTY BECKERUniversal UclickAn eye-popping $50 billion is spent on pet care every year, with the lions share going to the dogs, literally. But even though thousands of dog-care supplies are in the market now with thousands more introduced all the time, I think there are but a handful that have been game-changers. Here are my top five: Crates Shipping crates for animals have been around forever. But the original Vari Kennel line of high-impact plastic crates forever altered the way we raise and train our dogs. Most notably, crates are now used routinely for housebreaking working with a puppys natural desire to keep the area around him clean to help him learn to hold it until he can be taken outside and praised for going in the right place. Crate training also helps to teach growing puppies which items are OK for chewing and which are off-limits, based on whats inside the crate and whats not. A crate also provides a safe place for a dog to ride in a vehicle, teaches him to be more relaxed when confined at the veterinarians and even provides him a safe, secure place to be when evacuated during a disaster.Kong Formed from durable rubber, the Kong is arguably the best dog toy ever invented. Kongs now come in a wide range of sizes and chew strengths. But its the hollow center of most Kongs (the floatable Kool Kongs are the exception) that gives this toy superstar status.Dog trainers recommend keeping crated dogs busy with Kongs stuffed with a variety of fillings, such as kibble, cheese, peanut butter and rawhide sticks. Theres no telling how many happy dogs have been distracted from destruction by the mighty Kong.Snap bucklesEarly dog collars were made of metal to protect the necks of war dogs; later ones were made of leather to identify owners and allow for controlling animals with leashes or keeping them from roaming with chains. But fashionable collars werent available for the ordinary dog until the invention of the snap-together clasp. The plastic clasps also help make collars so affordable that many dogs have more than one, and not a few have collars for every occasion.The Chuckit I throw like a girl. But even if I didnt, I know that no one with the possible exception of a major league outfielder could throw a ball far enough to keep my two retrievers happy. Since I like my retrievers to be happy not to mention exhausted, so they dont drive me crazy I own a Chuckit. Actually, I own three. Maybe four. Simply put: I cant live without them. Seemingly based on the cesta used to fling the pelota in jai alai, the Chuckit gives even the wimpiest dog owner a rocket launcher for an arm. With little effort you can fling to the point of your dogs happy exhaustion without working up a sweat yourself.Head haltersLegendary veterinary behaviorist Dr. R.K. Anderson had a simple idea: Why wouldnt something that has worked with horses for countless years control a dog just as painlessly? Head halters for dogs are simply modified versions of horse halters, and they work on the same principal: Guide and control where the head goes and the rest of the body will follow. How many shoulder joints has the head halter saved? Hard to say, but the ability to take an unruly dog for a walk benefits both pet and owner, helping lessen behavior problems caused by inactivity and health problems caused by excess weight. Next week, Ill have my five cat-care products that have changed the world. Picks of the litterAmong countless dog-care items, a handful really stand out Games of fetch can last until even the most active dog is exhausted with the Chuckit, which gives nearly everyone the arm power of a major league outfielder. Pets of the Week To adopt or foster a pet All dogs and cats adopted from 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 the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday) or at the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during regular mall hours. Call 643-1555 or visit www.HSNaples.org for more information. >>Ember is a friendly 4-year-old gal who has the softest black fur. >>Daffodil is a 2-year-old rat terrier mix who really is as pretty as her name. >>Icho is a 6-year-old, female Labrador mix who really, really wants a forever home. >>Carmen is an adorable, uffy Pomeranian. Shes about 8 years old. >>Little Bit is a sweetheart of a 6-year-old who simply adores people. 37 YEARS OF LIVE PERFORMANCE ART Marco Island, Florida COME WORK AND PLAY AT OUR BLACK BOX THEATER Experience the intimacy, creative environment and welcoming audiences of the Island. 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Thats how long weve been here. Since then, weve grown to 3 locations in Southwest Florida by doing it the right way.1984.LIGHTING FANS HOME DCOR Naples 239.775.5100, 4600 Tamiami Trail E. Fort Myers 239.322.5488, 12879 S. Cleveland Ave Bonita Springs 239.949.2544, 28801 S. Tamiami Trail www.LightingFirst.us NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 NEWS A35 Simple Simon went a-fishing for to catch a whale; All the water he had got was in his mothers pail.... He went for water in a sieve but soon it all fell through; And now poor Simple Simon bids you all Adieu. Simple Simon, Roud Folk Song Index 19777The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar Wilde, Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious PeopleA speculum (Latin for mirror)...is a medical tool for investigating body cavities, with a form dependent on the body cavity for which it is designed....A speculum is intended for direct vision. from Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia...He thought, Ill make me a man! James Weldon Johnson, The CreationBut come away. Get me ink and paper: He shall have every day a several greeting. Or Ill unpeople Egypt. William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, end of Act OneThe brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body. Arthur SchopenhauerThe medium is the message. Marshall McLuhanA deity walks into a void and orders a bar. And so it was. And it was good. Mourning and even-ing of the first daze. And then there was an advert, posted on the personals message board:Sigh Man looking for Pie ManWho could know that such would come into being? Merely out of the sires desire, it seems, this enfolded fecundity. For, before there and then, beneath the first ground, unground, intact lies: the inviolate seed, independent, singular, untouched. Shelled impenetrable and imperturbable. Greatly sealed. A holographic nihilistic ice queen image surrounds, feigning Hatshepsut: A bearded fence. Worse than angels with swords aflame. Worse than three-headed dogs. Worse than eyes larger than tea cups. Or even hoary protectors. But inside this little uncanny scion, not yet traded for stew or cow, there might be green beyond Oz or emeralds. There might be red morning skies replete with sun and moon. And flying things of many sorts with wings that flap or snap or merely white spread to rest on the ever moving wind within. Before chapter and verse 86d into cement shoes and overcoat, asleep with the fishes; before apples and snakes and failing markets; a dainty dish before sets and kings: Who knows? All you moebius stripped, hygienically saturated ingenues, please, dare to wonder, eat a peach, cast a stone, head for the hills. Cry out with Isadora Duncan: Je vais lamour. 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. MUSINGSSpeculum p e Rx rx@floridaweekly.com positivelyIn case of emergency dial 911. PhysiciansRegional.comCheck ER wait times online at PhysiciansRegional.com JOHN ZELAHY, M.D., EMERGENCY MEDICINEWhen you positively need emergency care, the last thing you want to do is wait around for treatment. The new ER Extra program is now available at two convenient locations: Ph ysicians Regional-Pine Ridge and Physicians Regional-Collier Boulevard. We will get you in to see a doctor extra fast, make the entire process extra easy, and deliver extra great care every time. Its the extra you need for emergency care.positively fast. positively easy. positively great. positively er extra.PHYSICIANS REGIONAL-PINE RIDGE (corner of 1-75 and Pine Ridge Road) PHYSICIANS REGIONAL-COLLIER BOULEVARD (on 951 just south of Rattlesnake Hammock Road) PHYSICIANS REGIONAL COLLIER PHYSICIANS REGIONAL PINE RIDGE3 Min5 Min LAST UPDATED ON 11/17 2:35 PM*Actual ER wait time on date and time shown*

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The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce has two special events coming up for the public. Both take place in the Leadership Collier Foundation Room at chamber headquarters, 2390 Tamiami Trial N. Being Brand Savvy, a workshop about marketing strategies, takes place from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6. SCORE Naples co-sponsors the interactive presentation by Camden Smith and Maurica Hurley of DREAMFly Marketing. Ms. Smith and Ms. Hurley will help participants identify brands they love and brands they dont and in the process will help them understand the essential elements of a successful branding strategy. Registration is $25 by Dec. 1 and $35 after that. Visit www.napleschamber. org/events. The chambers CIVIC group presents China/Russia Two Very Different Paths from Communism to Capitalism, Part II from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8. This presentation will examine China and Russia in the context of the current tumultuous world economic environment and where their policies might take them in the future. Admission is $5. In addition to the above special events, the chamber continues its weekly support group sessions for people in the job market. Meetings are at 10:30 a.m. every Monday at chamber headquarters. The group is geared toward white collar, administrative and professional workers, rather than trade and service workers. It is not a job placement service. Emphasis is on networking, resumes, interviewing skills and best practices for a successful transition. Participants should come prepared to discuss who they are, what type of opportunity they seek and what makes them good candidates for jobs. Assistance is available to those who are still working through these topics. Each session offers an in-depth look at tools and critical elements for a successful transition. For more information, e-mail Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net. No advance registration is required, and there is no charge to attend. Legal representationA gala for the Ave Maria School of Law, and more see-and-be-seen events. B7-8 INSIDE House HuntingHeres a bit of Bermuda for $7.495 million. B11 Ask the FoolWondering what to do with $10,000 to invest? B6 Special events coming up, weekly job search group continues BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE LOCAL BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 Golf, among the legions of industries affected by the economic recession, is on an upswing at least in Southwest Florida. After years off declining rounds played a trend that continues nationally more players are returning to the game locally, according to the National Golf Foundation, the Jupiter, Fla., association that tracks the economy of golf. While rounds played nationwide this year are off 3.5 percent as of Sept. 30, courses in the Fort Myers/Naples areaBY NANCI THEORETSpecial to Florida Weekly SEE GOLF, B4 upswingLocal courses buck the national trendon the Golf

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 We are a direct lender offering the following loan products: Conventional | FHA | VA | USDA | Florida Bond | Homepath If you are looking to purchase or re nance a home give us a call! THE OFFICES AT MERCATO 9128 STRADA PLACE, #10106 NAPLES, FL 34108239-434-0300www.aemc.ccNMLS ID 167191 OH: MBMB.850023.000 FL: MLB0700103 KY: MC24222 IN: 15191 THE ORION CENTER 6611 ORION DRIVE, #103 FT. MYERS, FL 33912 American Eagle Mortgage is looking for seasoned & talented licensed loan of cers to join their growing team. Most competitive pay structure in the business! Each year brings new financial innovations, phenomena, disasters, etc. Along with these changes come new words, acronyms and phrases to describe them. This new vocabulary is often the brainchild of bankers innovative underwriters, analysts and traders whose agile minds create all sorts of financially engineered products (some quite infamous). In their spare moments, they devise new financial expressions. LDL (no, not LOL) became an acronym widely used by banks when a subject of an e-mail required full disclosure that bankers did not want to have recorded in an e-mail/paper trail, a sender might write, LDL, meaning Lets discuss live. The New York Times, May 29, 2001 column, The Trouble with E-Mail, described how LDLs, surfaced during the SECs investigation of Goldman Sachs a trader named Fabrice Tourre described a mortgage investment in e-mail as a way to distribute junk that nobody was dumb enough to take first time around. The Goldman recipient of the e-mail, Jonathan Egol, e-mailed back: LDL. How much more interesting the Goldman investigation might have been had no LDLs been employed. OPM Banks, or Other Peoples Money Banks, became a more common expression in 2011. It refers to the many business practices of the too-bigtofail-banks including their proprietary trading: leveraging to the hilt and, if profitable, the spoils going to the bankers and, if unprofitable, the losses going to the shareholders, FDIC and tax payers via bailouts. While this acronym fits todays banks, the expression probably finds its history with a book published in the very early 1900s but which has been recently re-released as it quite eerily describes financial machinations of the early 1900s that still afflict our banks today. Other Peoples Money and How the Bankers Use It was written by Louis Brandeis before he became a Supreme Court Justice in 1916. Suffice to say, OPM might get morphed to OCM as the countries and governments loaded with debt (i.e. those in Europe) will be looking to Other Countries Money for a bailout. In 2011, CDOs (Collateralized Debt obligations) which played a leading role in the 2008 crisis were tweaked and CDOs squared were created, i.e. a CDO further collateralized by another CDO. Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, became officially known as The Bernank. Some use the expression to refer to the policy of quantitative easing which The Bernank popularized. Do another Bernank means to do more quantitative easing. Rogue trader is a feared label on Wall Street as the actions of such an individual trader can and have brought the end to several large investment firms. It simply means an authorized trader undertaking unauthorized trades, usually of great size and failed in their outcome. Rouge traders often go to jail. (As opposed to the rogue traders whose bets pay handsomely, get crowned brilliant and get promoted.) The name resurfaced this year when UBS announced that 31-year-old Kweku Adoboli had caused a $2 billion loss at UBS. Not at all related to rogue trading but very much related to rogue sovereign lending is the phrase too big not to fail, a revision of the expression given to U.S. banks in 2008-2009 when they were deemed too big to fail. But, in Europe, the size of the banking problem is considered horrifically larger (trillions larger than the U.S. debacle.) The toobig-to-not-fail institutions include a lot of French banks, which hold very large amounts of sovereign debt of several countries that are or were teetering on failure. The first four known to have insolvable debt issues were called the PIGS (Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain). The acronym was changed to PIIGS to include Ireland. Around the corner from those countries are Belgium and France; there is uncertainty whether the swine acronym can be morphed yet again to accommodate the additional names. Not all acronyms are found to be socially acceptable. PIGS No Longer Fly was the title of a column by Bloomberg in 2011 telling the story of how Barclays Bank (an international bank headquartered in London) had issued a memo that banned further use of the swine acronym. BRIC, an oft-used reference to the upcoming developing countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China, denotes nothing derogatory and has not been banned. So useful were these acronyms to describe groups of countries that a third was created: MIST, signifying Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea and Turkey, countries of significance but in a category behind BRIC. The expression which came from nowhere but is now constantly used in the newspapers and on the cable news is: risk on and risk off, referring to major moves in the financial markets into risk assets and moves out of risk assets. For instance, if there is good news out of Europe, then risk is on; but risk is off when there is bad news out of Europe, or the U.S., the Middle East, China, etc. Given that season is here in Florida, understanding these expressions might be useful for hobnobbing in cocktail chatter. Jeannette Showalter, CFA is a commodities broker with Worldwide Futures Sytems, 571-8896. For mid-week commentaries, write to showalter@ wwfsyst ems.com. An investment in futures contracts is speculative, involves a high degree of risk and is suitable only for persons who can assume the risk of loss in excess of their margin deposits. You should carefully consider whether futures trading is appropriate for you. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. MONEY & INVESTINGOMG, financial shorthand for U and your BFFs e b f t p a t jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA jshowaltercfa@yahoo.com Florida Weekly brings you the first local newspaper available on the iPadTM. 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Youll Never ForgetElephant Table Lampavailable exclusively atEAST INDIES HOME COLLECTION11985 US 41 N., Naples 34110 239-596-7273J. Thai Lamps www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 (239) 643-0249 HughesMcGrath.com WATCH YOUR BUSINESS SOAR...Advertising Marketing Public Relations Strategic Planning M-F 8-5 and Sat 8-12239-775-6860 www.economybodyshop.com Email : economybodyshop@aol.com 2240 Davis Blvd., Naples, FL 34104Complete Collision Repair 24 hour Towing Rentals O er Good thru 12/31/11 WITH THIS AD $350.OFFNew Orders OnlyCoupon Must Be Presented At Time Of Order. Why Do More Home Owners ChooseComplete Line of Rolldowns Clear Pan ccordionsCall For FREE Estimate594-16161762 Trade Center Way, Naples Florida, 34109Hurricane IMPACT WINDOWS & DOORS!! QUALITT RVICE are reporting a 6.6 percent gain during the same time period, according to year-to-date data compiled by the NGF and Golf Datatech. This, despite a weak September: Rounds at local courses daily fee, private and municipal facilities were down 5.8 percent in September and 4.4 percent across the country. Still, local golf experts are preparing to host more golfers during the coming months as visitors and part-time residents return. Golf memberships at area country clubs are also on the rise, according to membership directors at several Lee and Collier facilities. Ditto for requests from resort and hotel visitors. Golf used to be a huge request for guests staying with us, says Cathy Christopher, director of sales and marketing for the Inn on Fifth in Naples, which partners with some of the areas more exclusive country clubs. As the recession closed in, golf declined in equal proportion. I suppose it was one of those things people dropped or cut back on. For a while we didnt offer any golf packages because there really wasnt a demand. Ms. Christopher says the inns regular golf following declined from 30 to eight groups. More requests, she says, has prompted the inn to offer golf packages in 2012. We have always had a great following with golf groups, she says. They love our location because they can play golf during the day then come back to Fifth Avenue, have a pint or two, and walk to many bars and restaurants. They dont need a car. Were getting back into the golf business. We feel this season well start picking up golf groups. Also helping to lure local golfers back are discounted country club initiation or joining fees, which during the height of Southwest Floridas real estate market boom reached upward of $300,000. For a one-time $15,000 nonrefundable joining fee and about $580 monthly, players can become full golf members at Verandah Club in Fort Myers, which offers 36 holes designed by Bob Cupp and Jack Nicklaus and son. Thats a fraction of the former $50,000 hey-day initiation fee, which was marketed as fully refundable a plan that prompted lawsuits against Verandahs developer Bonita Bay Group after financial difficulties prevented it from living up to that promise at its other Southwest Florida golf communities. Everything we offer now is nonrefundable, says Jay Severson, director of membership sales and marketing, who notes that membership numbers and rounds played are up. We did lose some folks because of the issues Bonita Bay went through, but even in this economy we have managed to turn it around and even gain members. The club, says Mr. Severson, has added 44 new golf members during the past 13 months, and currently has a membership roster of 354 less than half of its 750 cap. It also offers corporate membership opportunities. Were working on a few programs for this coming season, including a non-resident membership that offers the same full golf program we offer to residents. The joining fee and monthly dues would still be the same. During peaking playing months January through April the club recorded in excess of 350 rounds a day. Play also picked up in September and October, says Mr. Severson. November has been pretty good, too. Theres a trend here: Members come down during the fall to get their house ready for season. They play golf then go home until after Christmas or New Years. Golf and home sales, intertwined in the creature known as the golf course community, have also proven beneficial to would-be members. Some communities have discounted golf memberships for homebuyers; others are granting buyers immediate golf privileges while their homes are under construction. Since its Jerry Pate-designed course opened in 1999, The Colony Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs has yet to reach its 325 capacity for equity golf memberships, says Bob Radunz, general manager. But its current membership of 217, helped by the addition of 28 equity members in 2010 and 18 so far this year, is the highest its been. Were one of the few clubs that has a great success story to tell, says Mr. Radunz. We continue to increase our membership numbers even in inarguably the worst of times. The last three years have been the most challenging in our clubs history. Equity membership, which entitles members who resign to a 90 percent refund of what theyve paid in, carries a $75,000 initiation fee and includes privileges at club restaurants, a sports club, six-court tennis complex, onsite spa and pools. The club also has 33 other golfrelated members: six non-resident golf members and 27 associate members, the latter who pay a $15,000 nonrefundable joining fee, knowing theyll forfeit their membership once the club approaches its capacity. Most of our members live here in the community, which currently has 824 doors, he says. And the membership is playing. According to Mr. Radunz, annual rounds were up slightly in 2010 193 more than in 2009 for a total 27,876. March was the busiest with an average 118 rounds played daily. Weve budgeted in an increase in rounds for next year, he says. Sixty-six percent of our rounds are played in season, from November through April. As the regional manager for other WCI Communities golf facilities, Mr. Radunz also oversees the Raptor Bay course at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs. Raptor Bay is enjoying a good 2011, too. His colleague Jim Magnusson, director of marketing and membership sales at Tiburn Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, says member and resort golf rounds are also on the uptick. Since 2008, Tiburn Golf Club has seen a slight increase of rounds of golf, growing approximately eight percent year over year, he says. Our resort rounds of golf from the two Ritz-Carlton resorts in Naples have increase 12 percent year over year during the last two years. Industry analysts also expect modest but continual improvement in the games popularity as an influx of baby boomers turn 65 and retire to Florida. I think the future is good, says Mr. Radunz. As long as the snow falls up north and we have sun and beautiful beaches, people are going to gravitate to this market. GOLFFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOThe Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

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Port Royal Fort Charles DriveSpectacular long water view estate site. Close to the Port Royal Club. Expansive lot and one-half creates a large building envelope along Morgans Cove. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. $5,900,000 Old Naples CondominiumEnter this professionally decorated Villas Escalante residence and you will feel transported to a tropical oasis of quintessential relaxation and warmth. Enjoy al fresco dining on the sundrenched patio, complete with private pool and grill area. Port Royal Kings Town DriveDramatic views over Treasure Cove from this architectural masterpiece designed by renowned architect Kasimir Korybut. Elegant, yet comfortable, tropical living. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. $5,950,000CAMPBELL & PREBISH, LLC | Real Estate Professionals1167 THIRD STREET SOUTH | SUITE 209 | NAPLES, FL 34102 | P. 239.357.6628 | F. 262.4601WWW.CAMPBELLPREBISH.COM Sancerre, A Condominium Unit 401e turquoise Gulf waters, the ebullient palms, and the fresh white sand merge in the minds eye with the soft palette of interior nishes. Eortless living with available concierge services. $4,290,000 CAMPBELL & PREBISH, LLC Real Estate Professionals Port Royal Galleon Driveis enchanting Port Royal residence oers a tropical motif, including rich wood nishes, stone ooring, and tongue and groove ceiling treatments. ere are direct views of Limpkin Cove with ample green space for gardening and outdoor entertaining. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. $3,700,000 Kensington CondominiumNewly renovated & beautifully appointed 2nd oor condominium with spectacular lake and sunset views. Finishes include an updated kitchen with new appliances and gorgeous marble and wood ooring. Bathrooms newly nished with granite counters, custom mirrors, and hardware. Kensington oers a range of membership opportunities. $549,000 Pelican Bay CondominiumA spacious split bedroom oor plan on a comfortable living level combined with a large wrap-around lanai overlooking the expansive terrace and beautiful preserve makes this a unique oering in the highly acclaimed community of Pelican Bay. Well situated within Pelican Bay, the Dorchester has convenient access to the tram system and the two beach pavilions. Port Royal Spyglass LaneSituated on two wide water estate lots with magnicently landscaped grounds. Originally built in 1993 and renovated in 2006 & 2008 by Newbury North Associates. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. Port Royal Rum RowWith captivating long water views of Galleon Cove, this beautiful Costa del Sol architectural masterpiece captures the essence of Floridas indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Located on one and one-half Port Royal lots, this ve bedroom home is designed for glorious water views. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. $6,850,000 Port Royal Spyglass LaneCommanding views over Treasure Cove from this magnicent estate home situated on one and one-half Port Royal lots. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. $9,450,000 Port Royal Rum RowBeautiful western exposure on Rum Row with inspiring multidirectional views of Man of War Cove and Hidden Bay. Substantial building envelope. Terric safe harbor, no bridge access to the Gulf of Mexico. Port Royal Club membership eligibility. $4,240,000Port Royal Cutlass LaneCutlass Cove is a coveted address by people who appreciate its safe harbor, proximity to Gordon Pass, and its membership eligibility to join not only the Port Royal Club but, in addition, the Cutlass Cove Beach Club. e size of the property permits a substantial building envelope with sought after southwest exposure. $3,850,000 JUST SOLD JUST SOLD JUST SOLD

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The Marco Island Chamber of Commerce holds its 2011 Christmas Gala beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at Bistro Soliel, 100 Palm St. Festivities will include presentation of the chambers Lifetime Achievement Award. Cost for dinner and dancing is $75 per person. RSVP by calling 394-7549. SCORE Naples holds it annual meeting and luncheon beginning at noon Monday, Dec. 5, at Bears Paw Country Club. The meeting is closed to SCORE members and guests. For more information, contact Roy Duffus at 649-1308 or royduffus@aol. com. The Collier Building Industry Association celebrates the installation of new offices and board members on Thursday Dec. 8, at Olde Cypress Country Club. A cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $45 per person. Call 436-6100 or e-mail carrie@cbia.net for reservations no later than Dec. 2. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce hosts its pre-legislative breakfast with Sen. Garrett Richter beginning at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, at the Hilton Naples. $20 for members in advance; $25 for non-members and at the door. Make a reservation at www. napleschamber.org/events. The Collier County Lodging & Tourism Alliance holds its holiday membership mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. All business owners and individuals involved in the local tourism industry are welcome. Admission is free for CCLTA members and guests; $10 per person for non-members. Reservations are required by Dec. 8. E-mail Pam Calore at pam.cclta@gmail.com. The Gulf Coast Venture ForumNaples Chapter meets from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at The Ritz-Carton Golf Resort. The primary purpose of the GCVF is to promote the success of Southwest Floridas new and emerging businesses by educating and bringing together the best entrepreneurs and Angel Investors. For information about membership requirements, call 262-6300 or visit www. gcvf.com. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its annual holiday party from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Hilton Naples. Guests are asked to bring a donation for Toys for Tots. Register at www.napleschamber.org/events. The Marco Island Chamber of Commerce holds its next Business After Five for members and guests from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort. Cost is $5 for members, $10 for others. Call 394-7549 or visit www.marcoislandchamber.org. The East Naples Merchants Association meets for Business After Business at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month. For location and more information, call 435-9410 or 643-3600. BUSINESS MEETINGS

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This nearly half-acre Port Royal estate, recently completed by Omni Builders and on the market for $7.495 million, offers gracious, Bermuda-style details in 6,300 square feet under air and a total of nearly 9,000 square feet. A brick paver driveway adorned by fountain and tropical greenery leads to mahogany doors that open wide to welcome visitor s. Teal decorative shutters accent pale yellow stucco, and two secondstory balconies adorn the front exterior as well. Inside, American walnut and travertine floors will get buyers in the mood for luxury living in a tropical setting. The kitchen boasts SubZero and Wolf appliances, and the family room is adjacent to a climate-controlled wine room. Including formal living and dining rooms, this estate has four bedrooms, five full and two half baths, as well as luxurious guest quarters. The outdoor living area, complete with a summer kitchen and a fireplace, has lovely views of Hidden Bay. To top it off, a 40-foot dock and gulf access complete this impressive Port Royal estate. Robyn Pfister-Griffin of John R. Wood Realtors has the listing. For more information, call 404-8222. REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE LOCAL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B11WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011House Hunting: A bit of Bermuda in Port Royal COURTESY PHOTOS House Hunting is a new Florida Weekly feature that focuses on one listing in the local marketplace. J. Dean Farris, Allied ASID, has joined the design team at Interiors by Design West. Specializing in interior design of single-family homes, condominium residences, remodels, new construction and model merchandising, Mr. Farris brings more than 25 years of design experience to the company. He has led design services for a number of furniture retail and design centers in Naples. In his previous role as a visual merchandising coordinator, he led sales merchandising for a furniture retail company and served as a member of the sales team. He earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY in New York. His community involvement includes the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association and the Shelter for Abused Women & Children. Frank Petras of John R. Wood Realtors has earned the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation from the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. Debbie Puccio has joined GCR Property Management as sales and marketing manager. Ms. Puccio has 16 years of experience in sales and marketing in various industries, including commercial and residential real estate and hospitality. Mark Schwab has joined GCR Property Management. Mr. Schwab earned his Community Association Manager designation in 2009 and brings more than 30 years of property management, construction and real estate experience to GCR, with expertise in financial management, maintenance services, vendor management, board and residential communication and adherence to contracted services and Florida state law. Heather Wightman of John R. Wood Realtors has been awarded the Performance Management Network designation from the Womens Council of Realtors. Ms. Wightman serves as president of the Bonita SpringsEstero Chapter of WCR. REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS Flexibility is the key to floor plans offered by Toll Brothers in three of its Southwest Florida single-family communities. The Gianna is available at The Reserve at Estero; the Tiena is in Firano at Naples; and the St. Lawrence is in Belle Lago, also in Estero. All of the plans allow buyers the flexibility to personalize their new home on numerous ways. The home designs offered in our Southwest Florida communities offer a wide selection of options, says Ken Thirtyacre, president of Toll Brothers Florida West Division. Each floor plan provides a choice of four exterior designs and a variety of exterior colors, he adds. At Firano at Naples, a community of single-family homes off Davis Boulevard priced from the upper $300,000s, the Tiena is a two-story design with three bedroom plus den. The plan can be altered in several ways, creating five bedrooms, expanding the family room, adding a cabana bath or adding a balcony. At Belle Lago, the St. Lawrence is singlestory home that pro vides an alternative Buyers who choose Toll Brothers have choices to makeSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________FARRIS PETRAS WIGHTMAN SEE PLANS, B18

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KEYWEST LIFESTYLE IN OLDE NAPLES 1355 4TH STREET S.Just 4 blocks from the beach! Stunning 4BR/3.5BA/2 Car residence with wrap around verandah. O ered at $1,249,000 YACHT HARBOUR COVE 5075 YACHT HARBOR CIRCLE #604Views of Windstars Marina & Naples Bay. 3BR plus a Study/3.5BA residence with 640 sq. ft. of covered balcony. O ered at $1,200,000HIGH POINT COUNTRY CLUB 49 HIGHPOINT CIRCLE S #206Renovated, turnkey furnished 2BR/2BA condo with lake & golf course views. Call Kay Miller at 239-298-3693. O ered at $149,000EMERALD LAKES 7156 MILL POND CIRCLEIncredibly priced 3BR/2BA residence with southern exposure & room for pool. O ered at $234,900 GRAND PHOENICIAN AT THE DUNES 275 INDIES WAY TERRACE 6 is 3BR/3BA residence includes a private elevator, electric hurricane shutters, community pool & workout facility. O ered at $669,000 WATERFRONT IN THE MOORINGS | 210 SPRINGLINE DRIVEMinutes from Doctors Pass & the Gulf 3BR+Den, 3.5BA pool home on .45 acre lot with 167 of waterfront living, 2 boat docks one with a 20lb. lift O ered at $2,425,000 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Previews International, And Previews Are Registered Trademarks Licensed To Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Owned And Operated By NRT LLC.

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BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATION CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. SECOYA RESERVE DEVELOPED BY SECOYA, LLC AND BLACK BEAR RIDGE DEVELOPED BY BLACK BEAR RIDGE NAPLES, LLC MEMBER OF THE STOCK DEVELOPMENT FAMILY OF COMPANIES. THE RENDERINGS, DESIGNS AND OTHER DEPICTIONS MAY BE OF LOCATIONS OR ACTIVITIES NOT ON THE PROPERTY HOWEVER, ARE BASED ON CURRENT DEVELOPMENT PLANS AND ARE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ILLUSTRATION ONLY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. Nows the time to buy at Black Bear Ridge! For a limited time, were offering a free luxury pool package with the purchase of one of our exceptional single-family homes. Come see our collection of model homes and discover our tranquil North Naples enclave, tucked away from major roads yet convenient to everything. Its all youve come to expect from Stock Development: quality construction, exceptional value and an amenity-rich lifestyle with its own clubhouse, pool, playground, party room and tness facility. All brought to you by award-winning Stock Development, celebrating 10 years in Southwest Florida. Single family homes from 2,062 sq. ft. starting at $299,990.Located on Vanderbilt Beach Road, east of I-75 and west of 951.239.514.2706Developer of the Year StockDevelopment.com Come see our gorgeous model homes today. Open 10:00 AM 5:00 PM, 7 days a week. FROM $299,990! AWARD-WINNING DEVELOPER! ESTATE SIZE LOTS! COMMUNITY CENTERWITH POOL, FITNESS CENTER & TOT LOT DESIRABLE NORTH NAPLES LOCATION! FREE POOL with new home purchase! BLACK BEAR RIDGE The best...for less

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Sales Center 10-6pm I 13100 Plantation Roadwww.bellacasaluxury.com e joy o bei a Home H H e joy o bei a Home Home Hme Hme Hme joy o bei a Home e j a H H Hme Hme Hme joy o b b j j H H H b H H e jy e jy joy joy b b a H a H H H H H Hme Hme Hme Hme Luxury Condominium Residences Best Location in Fort Myers Can NOW be yours TODAY!Oral representation cannot be relied upon as correctly stating representations of the developer for correct representations, make reference to this brochure and to the documents required by section 718.503, orida statues, to be furnished by a developer to buy or lessee.LUXURY DECORATED MODELS OPEN DAILY off Daniels Pkwy & Plantation Road(239) 288-5117 $79,999frombrand new units www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 Jacki Strategos SRES, G.R.I., e-Pro239-370-1222JStrategos@att.netwww.JackiStrategos.com Richard Droste Realtor239-572-5117rddsmd@comcast.netLarge 1st oor 2BR/2BA condo. Granite, bonus room, view of lake, great storage 2 car garage. Clubhouse. Hawthornes in Lely $244,900 PRICE CHANGE Oversized corner lot, upgraded pool & lanai. 2,395 S.f. newer home. 3BR/3BA.8836 Lely Island Circle $490,000 OPTIONAL CLUB MEMBERSHIP2nd spacious coach home. 3 BR/2 BA. Golf course/lake view. 1-car garage. Ascot at Lely Resort $320,000 BEAUTIFUL DCOR master suite. The St. Lawrence has three bedrooms and three full baths, and the master suite can be built with his-and-hers baths. His bath includes a shower, vanity and walk-in closet, while hers offers a garden tub, separate shower and vanity and has its own walk-in closet. The second St. Lawrence option creates a master suite with a single expansive bath with twin vanities, private water closet, a garden tub and separate shower. There is also an oversized walk-in closet. In The Reserve at Estero, the twostory Gianna model has three bedrooms plus a study, a second-story game room and two full baths. The home can be constructed with the option of three bedrooms plus a study, four bedrooms, or three bedrooms with an upstairs bonus room. The home also has the option of two or three full baths. The sales center and designer-decorated models in each community are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. MondaySaturday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit www.tollbrothers.com. PLANSFrom page 11COURTESY PHOTOThe Tiena is in Firano at Naples.COURTESY PHOTOThe Gianna model is in The Reserve at Estero 5247 Parkway LLC has purchased a 4,700-square-foot retail building at 5247 Golden Gate Parkway for $375,000 from the FDIC. Enn Luthringer, Dan OBerski and Matt Fredrickson from CBRE brokered the transaction. B&B Properties of Naples LLC has purchased Monroe Avenue Apartments, a nine-unit property at 2083 Monroe Ave., for $400,000 from PTMB LLC. Jonathan Richards of CBRE represented the seller. Heather Dameron of Anchor Realty of Naples represented the buyer. Bank of America has renewed its lease for 12,427 square feet of office space at 4501 Tamiami Trail N., Suites 102 and 220, from Triple Net Properties. Doris Taylor, Scott Dunnuck, Mike Concilla, Randal Mercer and Javier Osuna of CBRE brokered the transaction. Capital Bank N.A. has sold 5,354 square feet of office space at 4522 Executive Drive, Suite 201, to FHL Group LLC for $420,000. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan of Premier Commercial Inc. represented the seller. David Bartley of Bartley Realty Services represented the buyer. D&V Enterprises of Naples LLC has sold a 4,540-square-foot, freestanding retail building at 2905 Davis Blvd. to LTNC LLC for $170,000. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan of Premier Commercial Inc. represented the seller. Dr. Alberto Vera has leased 1,748 square feet of office space at 1048 Goodlette Road from Eickoff Economics Inc. Doris Taylor of CBRE represented the tenant. Chip Olson of Colonial Square Realty represented the landlord. Elegant Outdoor Living / NTS Enterprises II LLC has leased 6,908 square feet of retail space at Tower Plaza, 3650-3666 Tamiami Trail N., from Commercial Trust Real Estate Services Land Trust. Bill Young of CB Richard Ellis Fort Myers/Naples represented the tenant. Nick Paulus of Invest Realty represented the landlord. Embarq Florida Inc., d/b/a CenturyLink, has leased 12,900 square feet of office space and 8,900 square feet of warehouse space at 3530 Kraft Road from Kraft Office Center LLC. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan of Premier Commercial Inc. represented the tenant. Clint Sherwood of Investment Properties Corp. represented the landlord. Everglade Development LLC has purchased 1,199 square feet of office condo space at 3435 10th St. N. for $140,000 from Terence Fitzgerald, as Successor Trustee under Trust Number 102926. William Gonnering of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated the transaction. Express Transfer LLC has purchased a 4,280-square-foot office condo at Stanford Square, 2340 Stanford Court, Unit 201, for $540,000 from Naples Classic Mortgage LLC. Dave Wallace of CBRE represented the seller. Michael Maurer of RE/MAX represented the buyer. RECENT TRANSACTIONS

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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 HousesOpen Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked16 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,500,000 Premier SIR Call 261.3148 Mon-Sat 9-5 & Sun 12-5 17 PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd. #901 $1,595,000 Premier SIR Jean Tarkenton 5950544 Also Available: #501 $1,425,000; #1203 $1,425,000; #401 $1,295,000; #303 $1,100,000; #608 $765,000 18 VANDERBILT BEACH ESTATES 311 Flamingo Avenue $1,595,000 Premier SIR V.K. Melhado 216-6400>$2,000,000 19 PINE RIDGE 696 Hickory Road $2,150,000 Premier SIR Michael Lawler 571-3939 20 BONITA BAY RIVERWALK 27840 Riverwalk Way $2,195,000 Premier SIR Gary L. Jaarda/Jeff Jaarda 248-7474 21 BONITA BAY AZURE 4931 Bonita Bay Blvd #701 $2,249,000 Premier SIR Ginger Lickley 860-4661 Also Available: #CH107 $869,900 22 PELICAN BAY COCOBAY 7922 Cocobay Drive $2,395,000 Premier SIR Call Kristin Mikler 370-6292 for gate access 23 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive #407 From $2,500,000 Premier SIR Call 239.514.5050 Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 12-5 24 PARK SHORE 320 Pirates Bight $2,695,000 Premier SIR Michael Lawler 571-3939 25 COQUINA SANDS NAPLES CASAMORE 1752 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. From $2,800,000 Premier SIR Paul Drake 272-8471 M-Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5>$3,000,000 26 OLD NAPLES 175 3rd Street South $3,450,000 Premier SIR Celine Julie Godof 404-9917 27 OLD NAPLES 150 Gulf Shore Blvd. South $3,995,000 Premier SIR Kevin Rathburn 269-4575 >$5,000,00028 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1481 Anhinga Pointe $5,100,000 Premier SIR Jeannie McGearty 248-4333>$6,000,000 29 PORT ROYAL 3999 Rum Row $6,950,000 Premier SIR Scott Pearson 612-282-3000 >$11,000,00030 PORT ROYAL 3045 Fort Charles Drive $11,950,000 Premier SIR Michael Lawler 571-3939 >$300,0001 PELICAN LANDING COSTA DEL SOL 3444 Marbella Court #404 $379,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Stephanie/John Coburn/Pam Umscheid 9484000 >$400,0002 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1602 From $400,000 Premier SIR Tom Gasbarro 404-4883 Sun 12-4 3 MERCATO THE STRADA 9123 Strada Place From $400,000 Premier SIR Call 239.594.9400 Mon-Sat 10-8 & Sun 12-8 4 OLDE CYPRESS 3078 Santorini Court $419,000 Premier SIR Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 287-7921 >$500,0005 BONITA BAY ESPERIA & TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive From $500,000 Premier SIR Call 239.495.1105 Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 12-5 6 NORTH NAPLES MARINA BAY CLUB 13105 Vanderbilt Drive #410 $599,900 Premier SIR Suzanne Ring 8217550 Also Available: #1002 $520,000; #406 $478,500>$600,0007 MOORINGS 2331 Crayton Road $645,000 Premier SIR Beth McNichols 821-3304 8 PELICAN MARSH MONT CLAIRE 2440 Mont Claire Court #201 $649,000 Premier SIR Terri Moellers 404-7887 A MARCO ISLAND 1633 Barbarosa Court $695,000 ML Meade 293-4851 Open Sat 1-4>$700,000 9 VINEYARDS VILLA FLORENZA 910 Villa Florenza Drive $719,000 Premier SIR Roya Nouhi 290-9111 10 PARK SHORE AREA LUSSO VILLAS 4882 West Blvd. Court #105 $789,000 Premier SIR Carol Steeves 240-7809 11 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $799,000 Premier SIR Call 239.594.1700 Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 12-5>$900,00012 PARK SHORE SAVOY 4041 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #PH-7 $995,000 Premier SIR Carol Loder 860-4326 >$1,000,00013 OLD NAPLES VILLAS TORINO 355 9th Avenue South #102 $1,125,000 Premier SIR Marty/Debbi McDermott 5644231 14 COLLIERS RESERVE 12495 Colliers Reserve Drive $1,285,000 Premier SIR Terri Moellers 404-7887 15 GREY OAKS ESTUARY MARSH WREN 1535 Marsh Wren Lane $1,500,000 Premier SIR Call 261.3148 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 A 21www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 REAL ESTATE DECEMBER 1-7, 2011

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Port Royal, 336 Galleon Dr Charming home overlooks scenic Lantern Lake. Walk or bike to beach, tness center and club. Qualies for immediate Port Royal Club membership. 3+Den/3.5 (H5249) Sally Pratt, 280-2219 $2,775,000 Bonita Bay, 27831 Riverwalk Way Completely upgraded & remodeled home features all the latest state of the art amenities. Gourmets dream kit w/ dark wood cabinetry & natural stone countertops. 4+Den/3.5 (H5737) e Dillard Team, 4982888, Nina Link, PA, 357-5058 $1,575,000 Bonita Bay, 3733 Royalfern Ct Everything Old is New again! Completely remodeled and tucked away on a large irregular lake front lot. Master bedroom w/replace. Guest suite with private entry. 4+Den/4.5 (H6166) Roger Brunswick, PA, 989-6457 $1,545,000 Admiralty Point At Moorings 1 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #402 10 acre Gated Luxury Beach Resort. One of a kind, facing beach & Gulf. 4th floor. Owner paid $1.6, then renovated/furnished. Turnkey. 3 pools, boating. Stunning. 3/3 (C7666) The Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-7000 $1,490,000 Bonita Bay, 4080 Marshview Ct Frey & Son built in 2003. Two master suites, custom cabinets w/center island & granite counters, gas cook top, hobby room, den, family/media room, marble oors. 3+Den/3.5 (H5600) e Dillard Team, 498-2888, Nina Link, PA, 357-5058 $1,280,000 Pelican Bay, 806 Slash Pine Ct On quiet cul de sac, 5870 T.Sq Ft Pool Home boasts Total Renovation. Granite Kitchen & BAs, Marble, Tile, Fireplace, Cathedral Ceilings, New Roof & Pool. Florida Rm. 3/2.5 (H4744) e HutchisonCarmony Team, 272-7000 $1,229,000 Tiburon, 2932 Tiburon Blvd E Captivating Manressa model. Escape daily commotion to relax by private pool/spa. Great room w/ replace, volume ceilings. Pocket doors to covered loggia. 3+Den/3.5 (H4335) Lynn H. Fulton, 293-3125 $1,225,000 Colliers Reserve, 862 Barcarmil Way London Bay Award winner. 6000 sq. ft. Superb nishes, marble, granite, hardwood. 3 car garage. Elevator to 2nd level bonus suite. 3+Den/3.5 (H4839) e Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-7000 $1,199,000 Bonita Bay, 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd, #1802 Sit in awe watching beautiful multi-colored sunsets from this exquisitely appointed 18th oor elevated home. Hardwood oors, granite countertops, SS appls & more. 3/3 (C7457) e Dillard Team, 498-2888, Nina Link, PA, 357-5058 $1,150,000 e Landings 5260 Landings Dr S, #1707 Amazing view of Caloosahatchee River & Marina from majestic Penthouse. Completely remodeled, Turnkey, 3600 sf living area. Furnished w/Robb & Stucky furniture. 3/3.5 (C7117) Teresa Flack, 822-7979 $913,000 River Reach Estates 27600 River Reach Dr Direct Gulf access, new villa home in Bonita Springs, deeded boat dock, custom pool/spa, outdoor kitchen & fireplace, 3-car garage, furnished model. 3+Den/4+2half (V1577) The Dillard Team, 4982888, Nina Link, PA, 357-5058 $849,000 Pelican Bay, 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd, #801 Crisp, clean and ready for a new owner! 2,583 A/C Sq. Ft, 60 foot lanai, 2 garage spaces, spectacular panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. 3/3 (C7794) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532 $799,000 Pelican Bay, 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd, #401 Living, dining, kitchen and all bedrooms overlook the Gulf, new kitchen renovation (new cabinetry, granite, tile and appliances). 2,532 A/C sq ft, 60 ft lanai. 3/3 (C7619) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532 $795,000 River Reach Estates 27576 River Reach Dr Direct Gulf access, new villa home in Bonita Springs, deeded boat dock, custom pool/spa, outdoor kitchen & replace, 2-car garage & more. 3+Den/4+2half (V1575) e Dillard T eam, 498-2888, Nina Link, PA, 357-5058 $749,000 Pelican Bay, 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd, #G14 St Raphael luxurious garden villa, comfortable easy living, 10 foot ceilings, stone oors, screened lanai and outdoor patio, private garden w/pool, gated. 2/2 (C6907) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532 $700,000 Pelican Bay, 7032 Pelican Bay Blvd, #E302 Calais unit overlooking the golf course, 10 foot plus ceiling, storm shutter, elevator access, private garage. Single Purpose Corporation buying opportunity. 3/2 (C7922) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532 $669,000 River Reach Estates, 27588 River Reach Dr Bonita Springs direct access to Gulf of Mexico new villa home, GE monogram appliances, deeded dock lift, custom pool & spa, outdoor kitchen, outdoor fireplace. 3+Den/4+2half (V1583) The Dillard Team, 498-2888, Nina Link, PA, 357-5058 $649,000 River Reach Estates 27592 River Reach Dr Direct Gulf access, new villa home in Bonita Springs, dock & lift avail at additional cost, custom pool/spa, outdoor kitchen & replace & more. 3+Den/4+2half (V1576) e Dillard Team, 4982888, Nina Link, PA, 357-5058 $649,000 Palmira Golf And Country Club 28529 Azzili Way Beautiful Courtyard Home with over 2800 sq ft of living space. Eastern exposure overlooking Palmiras Osprey course. Cabana oers special treatment for guests. 4/3.5 (H5667) Jim Flack, 877-2334 $624,900 Pelican Bay, 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd, #603 Impressive Southwest Gulf view, bright and spacious, wood oors, electric shutters. www. Grosvenor603.com 2+Den/2.5 (C7087) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532 $619,000 Eden On e Bay, 392 Mallory Ct Jacaranda model, 2,438 a/c sq ft, lakefront, volume ceilings, tile & bamboo oors, granite, outdoor kitchen, storm shutters, surround sound & more. Built 2005. 3+Den/3 (H6045) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532 $595,000 Lely Resort, 8993 Maverick Ct Fabulous upgraded Tilbury oor plan. Tile, granite, cherry cabinets, vaulted & tray ceilings, West rear exposure. Fantastic Lely Resort amenities, gated golf comm. 4/3 (H6189) Robin Hill, 776-0733 $525,000 Vineyards, 955 Fountain Run Large pristine single-villa w/pool & beautiful lake view. 2 master beds: 1 upstairs w/replace & balcony. So many extras. New AC, pool heater, generator & tile roof. 3+Den/3 (H6127) Bobbie Dusek, 659-6132, Alexander Dusek, 207-7263 $520,000 Pelican Bay, 6020 Pelican Bay Blvd, #105 Exceptional lake and golf course view, corner unit, large rooms, extremely large wrap around lanai, new hurricane rated sliders and windows. 3/3 (C6906) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532, Douglas Treadwell, 919-2002 $499,000 Firano At Naples, 7932 Piemonte Way -is pristine home is the gold standard in this gated boutique Toll Bros. community. 2775 s.f. with pool and lake view. 3/3 (H6149) Bobbie Dusek, 659-6132, Alexander Dusek, 207-7263 $492,000 Island Walk, 4795 Martinique Way Perfect Carlysle DiVosta model 4 beds, 3.5 baths, roomy living areas. Sparkling white and granite kitchen, stainless steel appliances, heated pool, lake view. 4/3.5 (H5928) Monte Gerard, 784-4437 $485,000 Bonita Bay, 3788 Cracker Way Sensational Key West style on beautiful preserve lot. Updated kitchen and baths with granite, wood oors. 1st oor space not in A/C sq. ft. 3/2 (H6118) Roger Brunswick, PA, 989-6457 $419,000 Bonita Bay, 26951 Montego Pointe Ct, #201 Immaculate seldom available end unit upstairs with southern lake view, cathedral ceilings, new hot water heater, built-in media center, storm shutters & more. 3/2 (C7873) e Dillard Team, 498-2888, Nina Link, PA, 357-5058 $363,500 Imperial Golf Estates, 1969 Imperial Golf Course Blvd Lovely Classic home located on lake & parkette. 2800 T. Sq Ft. Carefree Naples lifestyle awaits you. 5 Min drive to Beach. Pristine condition, turnkey furnished. 3/2 (H5822) e Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-7000 $359,000 Moorings, 2100 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #103 Facing Gulf, sugary sand beach steps away, Top renovation in complex. Turnkey furn, all new interior, full size washer/dryer, Large Custom Tile, Hurricane shutters. 2/2 (C7757) e HutchisonCarmony Team, 272-7000 $319,000 Old Naples, 980 7th Ave S, #11 1st Floor, perfect Apt, beside pool, no stairs, & 1 of only four, 2BR, 2BA in Castleton Gardens. Reno & furniture included, 2 blocks to 5th Ave, 9 blocks to Beach. 2/2 (C7085) e HutchisonCarmony Team, 272-7000 $299,000 Moorings, 2170 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #24W Leisure living in this Tommy Bahama dcor 1 bdrm, 1 bath, up to the minute pied-e-tierre. 3 Full beds, a must see (not pull out sofas), 2 decks o LR. Carport. 1/1.5 (C6636) e HutchisonCarmony Team, 272-7000 $279,000 Worthington, 13311 Southampton Dr Large villa on corner lot with hurricane shutters, pool, oversized garage with golf cart path & entry door, newer A/C and new garage door. 3+Den/2 (V1606) Sharon HammondTurnblad, 851-6918 $272,000 Worthington, 28032 Cavendish Ct #5504 Fabulous 2nd ., south exposure over golf and lake from glassed lanai. Quartz counters, raised panel cabinets. Tiled throughout. Newer appliances, A/C and HWH. 2/2 (C7904) Diane Rudd, 405-1862 $249,500 Worthington, 13966 Southampton Dr, #4504 One of the nicest views in the community. Second oor. Boasts largest glass lanai. Storm shutters. Lake and golf view. Newer kitchen and appliances. Furnished. 2+Den/2 (C7595) Diane Rudd, 405-1862 $225,900

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 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 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 434-8770 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 A few more HatsPlus photos from several other top-notch to-dos around town. C30-33 Opera in HDCatch three performances from the Met at area cinemas this holiday season. C18-19 A tisket, a tasketAn antique basket for roasted chestnuts. C26 TheaterZone opens its seventh season with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a musical that features audience participation and chronicles the experience of six adolescents vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show opens Thursday, Dec. 1, at the G&L Theatre on the campus of Community School of Naples. As the awkward students go agonizingly through their paces, three adults adjudicate the proceedings: a nostalgic former spelling bee winner, a mildly insane vice principal and a counselor completing his community service to the state of New York. Before the play begins, audience members can sign up in the lobby to act the part of spellers in the spelling bee. Four are chosen at each performance to hit the stage and play their parts alongside the cast. Were looking for that special theater-loving orthographer to try out, but weve also planned a few special surprise guests who plan to test their skills on stage, says TheatreZone Artistic Director Mark Danni. Conceived by novelist Rebecca Feldman with additional materials by Jay Reiss, and with lyrics and music by William Finn, the shows Tony Award-winning creative team created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a charmingly quirky cast of Theater-loving orthographers can try out for Spelling Bee N ISE WHEN ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE Radio Play opens at Florida Repertory Theatre, Mark Chambers will be playing the part of a car door slamming. Hell also be a train whistle, a rock thrown through a window, a police siren, George Bailey falling into a pool and the tinkle of a ringing bell whenever an angel earns his or her wings. And those are just some of Mr. Chambers roles. The play by John Landry focuses on a group of radio actors who put on a broadcast version of Its a Wonderful Life on Christmas Eve, 1946. Based on Frank Capras classic movie, its a show within a show. Mr. Chambers is the sound effects man or, as hes listed in the program, the foley artist, though some in radio feel the term only applies to filmmaking, where sound effects are added after the scenes are shot. Creating radioMARK CHAMBERS CREATES SOUNDS FOR ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAYMAKING THE CLASSIC ART OFBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com SEE NOISE, C4 SEE BEE, C5 DAVID DACK MAKI / SNAP FLASH PHOTOSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________

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www.RiverchaseDermatology.com Same week appointments available. SWFLs Most Comprehensive Skin Center Three Fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeons Dermabeam Non-surgical Radiation Therapy Camisa Psoriasis Center Cosmetic and Laser Dermatology Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Spa Blue MD Medical Spa A Melanoma InitiativeThei on P ass Proud supporter of the Passion Foundation. North Naples 239-596-90751015 Crosspointe Dr.Downtown Naples 239-216-4337261 9th St. S. Marco Island 239-642-3337950 N. Collier Blvd., #303Ft. Myers 239-437-88107331 Gladiolous Dr.Cape Coral 239-443-15001425 Viscaya Pkwy., #102See Spot. See Spot Change. See Riverchase Dermatology. www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 I recently spent a week on a small island off Seattle. This was just before Thanksgiving, early winter in other parts of the world even if its still air conditioning season in our corner of paradise. For my trip to the Northwest I had to dig old sweaters out of my closet. I found a coat stuffed in the back with a pair of gloves in the pocket. A ratty scarf materialized. I managed to cobble together a wardrobe that made me look like a homeless woman. But at least Id be warm. Or so I thought. It turns out the Seattle area is colder than I realized, and I was quickly reminded of all the degradations of below-freezing temperatures: the runny nose, the red cheeks, the stiff fingers. I spent my week in a cabin heated by a space heater and a wood stove that is to say, barely heated at all. At night I slept fully dressed, with a ski cap pulled down over my ears and a hot water bottle clutched to my chest. In the mornings I smelled like rubber. The purpose of the week was to spend time alone. To commune with the self. To free my life of distractions so I could focus on my work. I spent a lot of time thinking about sex. What can I say? There wasnt much else to do. But, more specifically, I thought about sex in the North. I tried to figure out the mechanics of it, how two people can get together in a place so cold I couldnt imagine taking off my gloves, let alone my shirt. Or, God forbid, my pants. The ski cap would definitely have to stay on. I once read a novel set in pre-war Japan where a Japanese man fell in love with a young American woman. When the two finally consummated their relationship, he was startled to see that she approached the act completely nude. In Japan, the narrator reflected, people made love in a state of undress. They carefully opened certain garments and purposefully closed others so that the moment unfolded in a series of delicately revealed skin. I thought this might be how people handled it in the Northwest: a consciously orchestrated act that involved the unzipping of parkas and moving aside of fleece. I imagined the whole process happened quickly and never in the nude. That it was a chilly, infrequent affair. But when I suggested the idea to friends at dinner during my stay, they laughed. We have sex all the time, one woman said. Thats all we ever do. Its too cold for anything else. We take a lot of hot baths, another said. In fact, you guys are the ones we dont understand. I looked up from my plate, surprised. How does anyone do it in all that hot weather? she asked. The woman next to her leaned in. When Im on vacation in Florida, I wont even let my husband touch me. Its too hot. I laughed and shook my head. This is what people refer to when they talk about the ingenuity of the human species. We are amazingly adaptable creatures. SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSIn a state of undress s t s l e artisHENDERSON sandydays@floridaweekly.com

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FaithAll proceeds benet local Collier Charities239.597.9518886 110th Avenue North | North Naples, FL 34108(West o Tamiami Trail, 1 block south of Immokalee Road) Absolutely b e autiful clothing for the whole family and terric home furnishings at very aordable prices.St. Johns Shoppe An Upscale riftAn outreach ministry of St. Johns Episcopal ChurchHoliday Open HouseDec 10, 2011 | 10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.Monday Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. www.stjohnsshoppe.comSo NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 C3 AUDITIONS Marco Players casting for next two shows Strike up a position in the Naples Concert BandSingers, dancers of all ages needed for Naples Players Hello, Dolly!The Marco Players will hold auditions for Visiting Mr. Green and Bus Stop at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 5-6, at the theater in Marco Island Town Center. Written by Jeff Baron, Visiting Mr. Green is the witty and moving story of two men who unexpectedly teach each other about family, friendship, open-mindedness and forgiveness. The show has roles available for two men age 25-35 and age 65-75. Performance dates are Feb. 15-March 4. A 1955 play by William Inge, Bus Stop is described as a tale of love and romance for the lonely and hopeful spirit in all of us. The script calls for five men ages 30-60 and three women ages 25-55. Performance dates are March 29-April 15. For more information, call Beverly Dahlstrom at 404-51998 or e-mail yordax@aol.com. The Naples Concert Band holds open auditions f or w oodwind, brass and percussion players at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Gulf View Middle School. The bands 2011-12 season continues with a performance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in the band shell at Cambier Park. This is the 40th year the group has provided free concerts for everyone in the Naples community. For more information, call Frank Burgeson at 598-2082. Auditions for The Naples Players musical Hello, Dolly! will be held by appointment only on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Sugden Community Theatre. In the whirlwind adventure, matchmaker Dolly Levi attempts to find herself a husband in the wealthy Horace Vandergelder. Meanwhile, she matches widow Irene Molloy with Mr. Vandergelders employee, Cornelius Hackl. She also sets up Irenes assistant, Minnie, with Corneliuss assistant, Barnaby. To complicate matters further, she pairs the poor artist Ambrose with Mr. Vandergelders niece, Ermengarde. Memorable songs include Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Ribbons Down My Back, Before the Parade Passes By, Elegance, It Only Takes a Moment and, of course, Hello, Dolly! Cast openings include: five principal women one age 40-65; two ages 25-45; and two ages 18-30; five principal men one age 45-60; two ages 25-45; and two ages 18-30. The show also requires a large singing and dancing ensemble, and anyone 15 years or older is welcome to try out. Some small speaking parts are also available. All who audition will be asked to learn a brief choreographed routine and should prepare 16 bars of a song. An accompanist will be provided. Rehearsals will begin Jan. 9. Dallas Dunnagan will direct, with musical direction by Charles Fornara and choreography by Dawn Lebrecht Fornara. Performances will be on the main stage Feb. 29-March 31 (preview night Feb. 28). Perusal scripts are available for 72 hours, with a $20 deposit, at the box office. For more information, call 434-7340 ext 10. oldenaplesvet349 14th Ave. South Naples, Florida 34102 239.331.3345 Mobile Pet Club: Text ONV to: 97063 www.OldeNaplesVet.comFull Service Boutique Style Veterinary Hospital in the heart of Historic Olde Naples.Anne Lozynski, D.V.M"Yappy Hour" Wed., Nov 30th from 5-7pmDrinks and light food will be provided for our 2 footed and 4 footed friends! THIRD STREET SOUTHThe Birthplace of Old NaplesThird Street South Concierge 239-434-6533 www.thirdstreetsouth.com GLORIOUS FOOD, GREAT SHOPS & GRACEFUL BYWAYSGlamour & Good Times Since the 1930s

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 sound effects is much more difficult, as the sound effects man has to provide all the right sounds live, as the action unfolds. It doesnt look like a lot, but its quite a challenge, Mr. Chambers says, explaining that he has several sound cues on each page of the 80-page script. He has to make sure he creates the right sound at precisely the right time, while also looking ahead so hes prepared for the next pages worth of sound effects. Im always getting ready for the next (cue), he says. I have to look a page or two ahead, then I have to clear the table to make room for new things. Its constantly changing. Its a Wonderful Life opens Dec. 2, with preview performances Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. His character is nameless in the script, so Mr. Chambers christened him Melvin Swabbington. Its the name I went by in the seventh grade, he explains. Its the only one I would answer to. I went to a Catholic school in Memphis, so there were a lot of Marks and Michaels and John Pauls. Lots of biblical names. In the play, he and his tables full of bells and whistles and boxes and buzzers are set up stage right. Though hes in plain view for the entire show, You sort of forget about me, he says. There are times when my humor has to come through, but for the most part, Melvin is just a crusty old worker. Hes not interested in what theyre doing. He doesnt care; its just another days work. So I dont become so interesting (that you focus on me.) You follow the story. You do forget about me. But his role is essential in creating not only ambience but a sense of reality. With the radio play were doing, the sound has to compensate for the lack of physical storytelling, he says. Theyre just saying the words. Without the sounds, how would you know hes jumped into the water?A bit of backgroundFor those not familiar with the film, Its a Wonderful Life is about a good, decent man named George Bailey. He had big dreams of traveling and making his mark on the world, but winds up staying in his hometown of Bedford Falls, N.Y., where he marries and has a family. Driven to despair one Christmas Eve, George contemplates suicide while standing on a bridge. He wishes hed never been born. Then his guardian angel, Clarence, appears, and shows him what the town and its inhabitants would have been like if George had never existed. Mr. Chambers remembers watching the movie as a boy. When I was little, there were only three television stations, he says. There were no DVDs or computers or DVRs. You had to watch a movie when it was being broadcast, or you missed it. It would be a holiday treat, the one time you got to see Peter Pan, The Wizard of Oz, Its a Wonderful Life. It was more of an event, watching TV. Wed get our TV trays, sit in front of the TV and watch the movie. I always liked Its a Wonderful Life, all the bell ringing. We had bells on the Christmas tree at home, blue and green.When corn flakes dont work And now Mr. Chambers gets to make the sounds of the movie for the stage, sometimes with very unusual devices. For example, the sound of a car door slamming shut is made by shutting a toolbox, and the crackle of a fire is really a lighting gel being wiggled. You dont have as many visuals as you would in a movie, he explains. You cant see the ice cracking, the brother going through the ice. But snapping a piece of bamboo sounds just like ice cracking, he says. And pulling a little bucket out of a big galvanized tub full of water makes the sound of someone falling into the water. Then when theyre flailing in the water, I use a plunger to make sloshing around noises. Its kind of fun. Mr. Chambers says he had to experiment a little to get the sound of someone walking through snow. Originally, he used corn flakes, but that wasnt quite right. We went through a box or two of corn flakes, but it wasnt a snappy enough sound, he says. The microphone changes how the sound is heard, and corn flakes didnt sound right on the microphone. The perfect solution: He squeezes a box of cornstarch instead. When the druggist spills a prescription bottle, Mr. Chambers drops kidney beans into a pan. Then he scoops them up and puts them into a different pan, so it sounds as if hes putting them into a bottle. The script suggested jelly beans, but in the hot lights they would melt, and my hands would be sticky, he says. Director Robert Cacioppo is also making sure the show itself doesnt get too saccharine, Mr. Chambers says. Robert keeps reminding us, the syrup doesnt need added sugar, he says. Its already sweet enough. We have to make it honest and not go over the line. Its a lovely little story, a good little Christmas story. Though the story first came out on film more than 60 years ago, its still relevant. Its very much like todays world, Mr. Chambers says. Mr. Potter (the evil banker who drives George to contemplate suicide) wants his world to be Pottersville. Its very much like the politics of the world today: Keep the poor poor and make the rich richer. Its very simpatico with todays world, if you layer that into it.No cake walkThough he doesnt have a speaking part, Mr. Chambers does make noises with his mouth, blowing whistles and making the sound of a champagne cork popping on cue. Throughout the show, hes constantly in motion, hitting a baseball mitt with a rubber hose to make the sound of someone being punched, rubbing a washboard with a brush to create the sound of a locomotive. His tables are cluttered with belts and bottles and plates, coins, telephones, car horns, bird whistles and even a Zippo lighter. First I thought, This will be a piece of cake, he says. But it takes more effort than I thought. It goes by so fast, it makes my head spin. Its exhausting. Im surprised at the stamina I have to bring forth just to stay on top of it. He cant be late on a cue, because the other actors cant cover for him. Its a different kind of role for Mr. Chambers, whos played Scrooge in A Christmas Carol for five different holiday productions over the years. Its a good challenge, he says. Im up for it. NOISEFrom page 1 Its a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play>> When: Dec. 2-18 (previews Nov. 30 and Dec. 1) >> Where: Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers >> Cost: $45 and $40; previews, $25 and $20 >> Info: 332-4488 or www. oridarep.org >> Note: Be sure to arrive 30 minutes early, as each performance has a pre-show that runs for a half hour. in the know COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: Some of the tools used on stage to create the sounds of crunching through snow or falling into the water, among others. Left: Claire K. Guy, Chris Kipiniak and Avery King in Its a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.

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WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 C5 outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee won two Tony Awards in 2005, one for Best Book (Rachel Sheinkin) and another for Best Featured Actor (Dan Fogler). It premiered on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theater in 2005 and closed in 2008 after 1,136 performances, and 21 previews. Adult actors play the students in the spelling bee. For TheatreZone, Billy Sharpe returns in the role of Douglas Panch. Many will recall his breakout performance in last years Blood Brothers alongside Broadway star Andrea McArdle. Other returning audience favorites include Ladd Boris as William Barfee (Hucklebee in The Fantastiks); Olli Haaskivi as Leaf Coneybear (Woof in Hair); Laura Needle as Logainne Schwartz and Grubenierre (from the ensemble cast in Nine) and Karen Molnar as Rona Lisa Peretti. Newcomers Aaron Reeder (Mitch Mahoney); Brigid Kegel (Olive Ostrovsky), Rebecca Larkin (Marcy Park); and Sheldon Gamabon (Chip Tolentino) round out the cast. Sponsored by Moorings Park, Theatre Zone will present 10 performances of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee from Dec. 1-11. BEEFrom page 1 >> What: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee >> Who: TheatreZone >> When: Dec. 1-11 >> Where: G&L Theatre at The Community School of Naples >> Cost: $45-$50 >> Season subscriptions: $182 for four shows; $144 for three shows >> Info: (888) 966-3352 or www.theaterzoneorida.com in the know The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee won two Tony Awards in 2005, one for Best Book (Rachel Sheinkin) and another for Best Featured Actor (Dan Fogler). It premiered on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theater in 2005 and closed in 2008 after 1,136 performances, and 21 previews. Southwest Floridas largest tequila selection. tequila inspired. real wood FIred. www.aga venaples.com 239-598-FIRE (3473) 2380 V anderbilt Beach ROAD, Naples happy hour with great deals 3:30-7:30. 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs | 239.390.3187 www.angelinasofbonitasprings.com Follow me on Twitter @AngelinasBonita Real. Italian.Come in and experience my new menu featuring braised center-cut pork shanks and many other new items straight from Nonnas kitchen. Call me, lets do dinner -AngelinaExperience award winning, romantic dining at Southwest Floridas most elegant restaurant. THE ALL NEW, AGAVE SOUTHWESTERN GRILL IN NORTH NAPLES... IS DIFFERENT! Help us reach 500 fans on facebook and we will extend Happy Hour to 8 hours a day, 7 days a week!Book your holiday gatherings, with space for up to 50 people. @HotSpotNaples Agave puts sophisticated spin on humble, homespun food. 1/2, Drew Sterwald, Florida Weekly I would go back to Agave Southwestern Grill in ve seconds any day of the week any time, with anyone... Kelly Merritt, Naples Daily News Food is best part of great Agave Southwestern Grill. Jean le Boeuf, The News-Press

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 INTERACTIVE FRIENDLY PIRATE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! SET SAIL ON A 90-MINUTE SWASHBUCKLING SHOW Reservations are Required Call for Cruise Times 239.765.7272 Also Ask about our Sunset Cruises,Private Parties & Charters. Full Service Barwww.PiecesofEight.com PIRATE CRUISE WITH THE PURCHASE OF TWO FARES. NO OTHER OFFERS APPLY COUPON MAY BE USED FOR UP TO 4 PEOPLE EXP. 12/14/11 $5 OFF PIRATECRUISE FW-11 Theater An Evening of New Plays The first public readings of the three finalist one-act plays in the eighth annual An Evening of New Plays contest for Southwest Florida playwrights begin at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2-3 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. $10. 263-7990. Sherlock Holmes, the Final Adventure By The Naples Players through Dec. 17. 263-7990 or www. naplesplayers.org. See review page C8. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee By TheatreZone at The Community School of Naples through Dec. 11. (888) 966-3352 or www.theatrezoneflorida.com. See story page C1. Beckys New Car By Theater Conspiracy, Fort Myers, Dec. 2-17. 9363239 or www.theaterconspiracy.org. Its a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play By Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, through Dec. 18. 332-4488 or www.floridarep.org. See story page C1. Irving Berlins White Christmas By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, through Dec. 25. 2784422 or www.broadwaypalm.com. A Christmas Survival Guide At Off Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, through Dec. 25. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com. Thursday, Dec. 1 Art Lecture Art historian John Stewart presents Degas, the Passionate Observer, the first lecture in the Looking at Art series, at 10 a.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. $34. 597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org. Looking Ahead Marissa Collections presents a Marchesa resort and spring fashions trunk show today and Friday. 1167 Third St. S. 687-1148 or www. MarissaCollections.com. Holiday Open House Petunias of Naples hosts an open house from 5-9 p.m. with book signings by author Lauren E. Smith. A Bombay Bangles trunk show takes place in the shope from 1-9 p.m. 852 Fifth Ave. S. 403-355 0. Mingle and Jingle The Collier Community Cat Coalition hosts a holiday party and fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. at the Inn on Fifth. 699 Fifth Ave. S. $35. 431-0331. Christmas Walk The 37th annual Christmas Walk and Tree Lighting takes place from 5-9:30 p.m. along Fifth Avenue South. 692-8436. See story page A18. Music at Mercato The Mercato Nights Music Series features Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones, one of Tampa Bays top swinging jump style blues bands, from 6-9 p.m. www.mercatoshops.com. String Sounds The FGCU Bower School of Music presents a string orchestra concert at 7:30 p.m. in the music building. 590-7851 or pharkins@ fgcu.edu. Friday, Dec. 2 Trunk Show Provident Jewelry and Breitling co-host a luxury trunk show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m at Provident Jewelry, 766 Fifth Ave. S. 649-7200 or SDS@ProvidentJewelry.com. Mandala Celebration Unity of Naples opens its new mandala with a program called Journey to the Roof of the World at 7 p.m. Love offering. 2000 Unity Way. 775-3009 or http:// naplesunity.org. Celebration of Lights Ave Maria Town Center holds a Celebration of Lights from 5-9 p.m. with ice-skating (free skate rentals), an inflatable gladiator joust, pictures with Santa and a holiday parade with local bands. Free admission. www.AveMaria.com. Bonita Art Party The Literacy Council Gulf Coast hosts the grand opening of its second annual art fundraiser, Deck the Halls, from 5-8 p.m at the councils headquarters, 26820 Old 41 Road in Bonita Springs. Enjoy a showcase of jewelry, sculpture and paintings by local artists today through Sunday. www.bonitaliteracy.org. Fort Myers Art Walk Art Walk runs from 6-10 p.m. in downtown Fort Myers. Shops and galleries say open late, many with refreshments and live entertainment. www.fortmyersartalk.com. Saturday, Dec. 3 Jingle Jog The second annual Taras Jingle Jog, presented by Riverchase Dermatology, steps out at 8 a.m. at Estero Community Park, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. Registration is $30 to benefit The Passion Foundation, a local nonprofit dedicated to keeping schoolchildren shaded from the suns harmful rays. www.active.com. Let It Snow Golden Gate Community Park is the site of Snowfest 2011 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Have fun with tons of snow, a sled mountain, an ice-skating rink and photos with Santa. 252-4000 or www.snowfestnaples.com. Songwriting Workshop Orange Glow Music hosts a writers workshop with Nashville songwriters Dave Gibson and Gary Hannan from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $60 and includes lunch. 3880 Via del Ray, Bonita Springs. 947-4664. Venetian Holidays Grand Illuminations runs from 4-7 p.m. at The Village on Venetian Bay. Enjoy holiday music, Victorian carolers, a magician and photos with Santa. 261-6011. Tree Lighting A holiday tree lighting starts at 6 p.m. at Veterans Community Park, 403 Elkcam Circle on Marco Island. Sunday, Dec. 4 Strike up the Band The Naples Concert Band continues its 40th anniversary season with a free concert at 2 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. Special guest is 10-year-old soprano Zofia Majewski. Guests are encouraged to bring a toy for Toys for Tots. The afternoon is sponsored by Harris Private Bank.Choir Concert The FGCU Bower School of Music presents the University Choir in concert at 3 p.m. Free. 590-7851 or pharkins@fgcu.edu. Monday, Dec. 5 Let It Be The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to the Beatles at 8 p.m. tonight and Tuesday at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org. Christmas Concert A Christmas benefit concert by Paul Todd starts at 7 p.m. at Shepherd of the Glades Lutheran Church, 6020 Rattlesnake Hammock Road. $20. 774-5822. B-I-N-G-O! Bingo at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island begins with a free kosher hot dog dinner at 5:30 p.m. The first game is called at 7 p.m. 991 Winterberry Drive. 642-0800. Tuesday, Dec. 6 Holiday Luncheon The Marco Island Historical Society holds its Christmas luncheon and annual meeting at noon with entertainment provided by the Marco Island Charter School Jazz Band. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 642-1440 or www.themihs.org.Pet Photos Have your pet pose with Santa for a holiday photo from 3-5 p.m. at Marco Town Center. 793-0500, ext. 111.Holiday Tunes Its the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, a holiday concert with Jane Galler, Joy Spivak, Art Isenberg and Arnold Saslavsky, starts at 5 p.m. at the Marco Island Branch Library. Free. Register at www.colliergov.net/library. 394-3273. Holiday Parade The City of Naples 2011 Christmas Parade starts at 6 p.m. on Broad Avenue, winding its way to Eighth Avenue South and Eighth Street South. Foreign Film The Italian Cultural Society presents a screening of Io Non Paura at 6:45 p.m. at The Norris Center. $5. www.italianculturalsociety.com. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO The national tour of Shrek The Musical comes to the stage at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers, through Dec. 5. 481-4849 or www.bbmannpah.com.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 A&E C7 A Very Beautiful... Christmas Tree Trimming Holiday Styling Personal Shopper Pretty Package Wrapping Service by Wendy Special Occasions StylistAllow Spun Sugar to fancifully dress and undress your holiday home, business or celebration. By Appointment (239) 687-6130Spun Sugar ACCESSORY SALE!thru DEC 23 TRADITIONSClassic Home Furnishings870 6th Ave S, Naples (239) 213-1240 Minneapolis Saint Paulwww.Traditions.com Hostess Gifts & Fine Accesories WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOFor the Birds The Collier County Audubon Society celebrates its 50th anniversary at 7:30 p.m. in the Kapick Center at the Naples Botanical Gardens. After the cake cutting, Marty Folk of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will present a program about birds. 643-7822 or www.CollierAudubon.org. Wednesday, Dec. 7 Underground Art Underground Art Wednesday takes place in galleries and studios of the North Naples Arts Alliance from 6-9 p.m. in the Pine Ridge Industrial Park. 821-1061. Holiday Sounds A holiday concert and a salute to veterans takes place from 6:30-8 p.m. at Marco Island Charter Middle School, 1401 Trinidad Ave., Marco Island. Open Mic Freds Food, Fun & Spirits hosts open mic night for singers, songwriters and musicians from 7-10 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Upcoming Events Art Opening The Sultan Gallery at KVS Interior Design hosts an opening for the Landscapes exhibit from 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 8. 3820 Via Del Rey, Bonita Springs. Barbershop Concert The Paradise Coastmen Barbershop Chorus performs a Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Our Savior Lutheran Chur ch, 1955 Curling Ave. Freewill offering. 597-4091 or oursaviorlutheran2@embarqmail.com.Boat Parade The Village on Venetian Bay holiday boat parade plies the waters of Venetian Bay from 6:309:30 p.m. Dec. 8. 261-6100. Santa & Sweets Enjoy cookies with Santa from 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 10 at Mackle Park on Marco Island.Holiday Tunes The Barron Collier High School Band performs a Christmas concert from 7-9 p.m. Dec. 8 at Cambier Park. Free. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. 213-1000 or 450-7863.Voices of Naples The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Live at the Promenade! The Voices of Naples at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever By The Island Players at 7 p.m. Dec. 8-9 and 2 and 5 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 394-7242. More Barbershop The Paradise Coastmen Barbershop Chorus performs at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at The Norris Center. $15. 213-3049. Mercato Tree Lighting Gather around the 24-foot, 650-pound Colorado blue spruce and enjoy holiday performances and festivities at Mercato starting at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Cool Wheels Mercato hosts a collector car show featuring over 100 luxury, sport and classic models from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 10. Music by Little Eddie & the Fat Fingers. Bring donations for Toys for Tots. Arts & Crafts Naples Artcrafters Fine Art and Craft Show is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10 at Cambier Park. 250-0804.Piano Concert St. Vincent de Paul presents a concert by Jan Mulder at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 to benefit its Meals-On-Wheels program. The concert takes place at the Euro Grand Piano Gallery in the Imperial Square shopping plaza. $30. 775-1667.Everglades Art Art-in-theGlades runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 10 in Everglades City. 695-2905 or www. evergladeshistorical.org. Snow Show Let it Snow runs from 4-7 p.m. Dec. 10 and 17 at The Village on Venetian Bay. Enjoy holiday entertainment, carolers, face painting and more. 261-6100.Santas On His Way The Waterside Shops hosts Saturdays with Santa from 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 10 and 17. Join Santa as he reads holiday classics. 598-1605.Christmas Party Enjoy a holiday party with music, food and Santa and Mrs. Claus from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Barber Parlor in Green Tree Center, 2386 Immokalee Road. Santa visits from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 254-1234. The Nutcracker Naples Ballet presents The Nutcracker, featuring students from a variety of Southwest Florida dance academies and community adults, at 5 p.m. Dec. 10 and 3 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Performing Arts Hall at Gulf Coast High School. $10-$30. www. naplesballet.org or 732-1000. A World of Christmas Christmas Around the World, featuring a parade through Immokalee, snow, sledding, Santa Claus, music and games, runs from 5-10 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Immokalee Sports Complex. 657-1951. Bonita Boat Parade The Bonita Springs holiday boat parade starting at 6 p.m. Dec. 10, beginning and ending at The Fish House restaurant. 495-0455 or www.www.bonitaboatparade.com. Marco Festivities The Marco Island boat parade is set for 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Esplanade. Naples Parade The Marine Industries Association of Collier County Christmas boat parade starts at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 in Naples Bay. 682-0900. See story on page A18. Waterside Entertainment The Seacrest Singers perform from 1-2 p.m. Dec. 11 in the pavilion at Waterside Shops. 598-1605. Christmas Movie Watch Home Alone under the stars from 7-9 p.m. Dec. 16 at Mackle Park on Marco Island. Chorale Classic The Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida performs The Messiah at 8 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. 418-1500, 560-5695 or www.swflso.org. Submit calendar listings and photos to events@floridaweekly.com. E-mail text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of flyers. COURTESY PHOTOSThe Acoustic Music Society presents the fourth annual Florida Bluegrass Extravaganza from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 3-4 at Koreshan State Park. Performers include Frontline Bluegrass, the Bean Pickers, the Bugtussle Ramblers, above, and more. 248-8906 or www.acousticmusicsociety.org.

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Stress less this holiday... leave your party to BucaThis Holiday Season, think of Buca when planning office parties or family get-togethers. Whether you bring them to Buca, or bring Buca to them, we know how to feed a crowd. MEATBALL STRESSBALLHOLIDAY GATHERINGS | GIFT CARDS | PARTY PANS TO GOPerfect for NAPLES 8860 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH 2 3 9.596.6662 BUCADIBEPPO.COM OPEN CHRISTMAS DAY www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 I know Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character, but at intermission at the Sugden Community Theatre recently, I was almost wishing for his assistance, because I was totally mystified how a cast and director so abundant with talent could produce such an unexciting show. But then, Holmes probably wouldve loved it. After all, hes the star, and the play highlights his powers of deduction. And I think that might be the problem right there: This is an extremely cerebral play with a lot more talk than action. This drama well, lacks drama. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure lacks the necessary tension to engage us and keep us on the edge of our seats. (Perhaps this is why last years Sherlock Holmes movie starring Robert Downey Jr. had him boxing and running around like a Victorian superhero?) The Naples Players production at the Sugden is an adaptation by Stephen Dietz, based on the original 1899 play by William Gillette and Arthur Conan Doyle. It combines two stories: A Scandal in Bohemia and The Adventure of the Final Problem. Although it has promise, and some interesting moments, it fails to take flight. Sometimes it reminded me of advice often given to fledgling public speakers: Tell the people what youre going to tell them, tell them, then tell them what you just told them. That seems to be what this play does. Holmes and his sidekick, Dr. Watson, discuss whats going to happen. Then we see it play out on-stage. Then they explain or describe what just happened. Yet, at intermission, I heard several patrons complain that they couldnt understand what was going on, and that they couldnt understand what was being said because of the British accents. Some didnt return after intermission.Top-notch actorsMark Vanagas is a superb Sherlock Holmes. Hes arch and intelligent and droll. His Holmes is a more human Holmes, because hes not obnoxious or haughty. But make no mistake: This man is still living in his head and is not very skilled in social graces. The man whos so good at reading clues the rest of us cant even see is clueless when it comes to interacting with women. Vic Caroli is perfect as Dr. Watson. Hes the stand-in for the audience, always asking Holmes how he deduced something. Hes intelligent, yet not in Holmes league. Mr. Caroli plays the good doctor as an affable man. Not only is he in the action, but steps out of it from time to time to address the audience and narrate the play. These are two top-notch actors. And add Paul Graffy to the mix, as the King of Bohemia. In what seems like a somewhat silly addition to the plot, the king is about to get married, but had a previous dalliance with Irene Adler (Laura Lorusso), an opera diva. And there exists an incriminating photograph that hed like to get back. Mr. Graffys role seems to be one of comic relief, as the king is overly passionate and emotional. Hes also very slow to grasp what Holmes is plotting. The other strand of the play is Holmes battle with his archrival, Professor Moriarity (Jim Heffernan). Holmes seems almost gleeful at combating the man, seeing it all as a big game, as evidenced by his famous line: The games afoot. Perhaps this is partially why were never truly fearful of anything bad happening; Holmes keeps reminding us that its all just a game. Its almost as if the professor and Holmes could not survive without one other. At one point, Holmes even declares, We are two men who share a shadow. Unfortunately, the play doesnt delve very deeply into this. (It also hints at a romance with Irene, but only teases us.) Professor Moriarity does evil things, but he doesnt give us chills up the spine when hes on stage. (The audience did boo and hiss at him at the curtain call, however.) Sepp Ronay plays one of his minions, providing much liveliness and comic relief whenever hes on stage. His performance is a prime example of how to do much with a smaller role.The set, costumes and lightingThe creative set, by Todd Potter, recalls a theater stage filled with props a brick-walled warehouse of a room with stacks of chairs, empty picture frames and street lamps. It is an Everyroom, used for various locations throughout the plot. Just as in the play The 39 Steps, various simple props transform into different things: trunks become seats on a train, a table and chairs transform into a carriage and steps. The same table and chairs, covered with brown dropcloths, become the rocks next to the Reichenbach Falls, where Holmes has his famous last fight with Moriarity. The late 19th century was a time of top hats, dinner jackets and ascots. Costume designer Dot Auchmoody obviously had a field day with this production, going all out with the clothing. Holmes wears his iconic plaid double-breasted ulster topcoat with shoulder cape and hunting hat, and he looks right at home in it. He changes costumes to disguise himself from time to time, at one point, for example, donning a priests robe and a wide-brimmed black hat. And Mr. Graffy, whos wearing an almost Zorro-like outfit in Act I, has an exquisite white embroidered tunic suit in Act II. e d l i k e one of o f n i t a t d i w le r n m THEATER REVIEWSherlock Holmes and the mystery of the missing drama s u c s e h nancySTETSON nstetson@floridaweekly.com Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure by The Naples Players>> When: through Dec. 17 >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre, Naples >> Tickets: $35 >> Info: 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org in the know JENNIFER ZIEGELMAIER / COURTESY PHOTOSPaul Graffy as the King of Bohemia and Mark Vanagas in the title role of Sherlock Holmes, the Final Adventure. The costuming, sets and lighting in this show are all top of the line, creating a moody and menacing ambience. And the actors, especially the leads, are quite believable in their roles. Director Dallas Dunnagan has done a terrific job not only in casting, but also in directing these actors in bringing the characters to life.Unfortunately, they are all working with a play that fails to enthrall. Mark Vanagas as Sherlock Holmes and V ic Caroli as the f aithful Dr. Watson in a scene from The Naples Players Sherlock Holmes, the Final Adventure.

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Located just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41239.254.1 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 C9 What is your art form? Acrylic mixed media collage. It involves monoprinting, stenciling, metallic paints, gold and silver leaf and hand-painted papers on raw silk and linen. The pieces can be made to any size configuration and can hang like a tapestry or be framed. Im probably best known for my large-scale tapestries that are displayed in homes and offices. How do you describe your style? Ethereal, spiritual contemporary. What is your hometown? I grew up in Dodge City, Kansas, but I consider Naples my hometown because Ive been here for over 20 years. When did you discover your artistic talents? When I was about 5 years old. Ive been a full-time studio artist for 35 years. Where do you work? I own a commercial studio space on Linwood Avenue. Its warehouse space with 24-foot ceilings. What inspires you? I am inspired by my surroundings in Southwest Florida the ocean and nature as well as my spiritual journey. How are you involved in the community? I have contributed thousands of dollars worth of my art to local charity auctions and events. How do you use technology in your work? I have a website that I built and maintain myself, and I use the Internet to market my work. I also use Adobe Photo Shop to send sketches to prospective clients to show them how art will look in their space. Outside of your art, what are you passionate about? I am passionate about ending pain and suffering through coherence of the heart and mind. Who have you studied with? Joel Moss, Daryl McGinnis and Jade Riedel. What are you reading now? The Lost Mode of Prayer by Gregg Bradens. Who is your favorite artist? Edna Hibel. Education: BFA from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. Website: www.BHawley.com. Artists Among Us is provided by the United Arts Council of Collier County. The council promotes all the arts in Collier County and provides education in the arts for at-risk students. For more information, call 263-8242 or visit www.CollierArts.com. Call Pamela for an appointment (239) 682-6084Located in Pure Elements SalonPelican Village Shopping Center | 24830 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 1900 Expires 12/31/11 Expires 12/31/11Gift Certi cates Available December 8th Open House Holiday Party!All proceeds will be donated to the Childrens Hospital of SWFL cember 8th p en H H ouse l l i i d d a a y y P P a a r r t t y y ! ARTISTS AMONG USBonny HawleyArthrex, First National Bank of the Gulf Coast and Home-Tech are partnering with Eden Autism Services to present the 15th annual Naples Invitational Art Fest. The juried art shows will take place Jan. 28-29 and March 17-18 at Fleischmann Park.Consistently ranked as one of Americas top art shows by industry magazine Sunshine Artists, the show is judged by prominent art collectors, gallery owners, educators and guest artists. All proceeds benefit Eden Autism Services, whose mission is to provide support to children and adults with autism and their families through a range of community-based services. Eden operates K-12 schools in Naples and Fort Myers and provides clinical services, consultations and community training, and adult residential vocational training and employment services.Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available for the 2012 art shows. For more information, contact Susan Suarez at 992-4680, ext. 5010, or Susan. suarez@edenautism.org. Major sponsors return for Naples Invitational Art Fest

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Located just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41239.254.1 Friday, December 9th at 5:30 pm Performances by Backstage Dance Academy and a preview of The Nutcracker by Naples Academy of Ballet Music by Victorian CarolersNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 C11 Is it worth $10? YesIf theres one thing you can say about the old Muppets television show that ran from 1976-81 and the early Muppet movies, its that they were so funny and sweet they made you feel good inside. Its a simple idea thats deceptively hard to pull off. And so perhaps the best compliment one can give the first Muppets movie in 12 years, appropriately called The Muppets, is that it captures that old magic with gusto. Oh, how weve missed Kermit, Miss Piggy, Sam Eagle and every critics favorites, Statler and Waldorf. The great thing about the movie is that writers Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller have clearly missed them, too, because the story revolves around a generation of Muppets fans who would love to see the old gang reunited. Its Gary (Segel) and Marys (Amy Adams) 10th anniversary, and to celebrate, hes taking her from Smalltown, U.S.A., to Los Angeles to see the sights. The catch is that Garys non-human, Muppet-like brother Walter (voice of Peter Linz) whos the biggest Muppets fan in the world is also tagging along. Upon arriving in L.A., they learn oil baron Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) is going to purchase and tear down the old Muppet theater if Kermit (voice of Steve Whitmire) cant come up with $10 million to buy the building. So Gary, Mary, Walter and Kermit get the Muppets back together (montage-style, naturally) for one last hurrah to save whats theirs. Part of the fun is seeing what the Muppets are up to now: Piggy and Gonzo are super successful, Fozzies slummin it, Bunson and Beaker need a break from the lab and Animal, well, he needs to stay away from the drums. There are guest stars aplenty with some great surprises up director James Bobins sleeve, and the new tunes especially Lifes a Happy Song in the beginning fit right in with classics such as Rainbow Connection. Heck, even the Muppet Barbershop Quartet singing Smells Like Teen Spirit doesnt feel awkward or out of place. Whats more, there are plenty of selfreferential cracks about the budget, plot, length of the film and more. And thanks to Fozzie Bear, there are also plenty of jokes that are so bad theyre good. The best thing about The Muppets both the franchise and this movie is the earnest playfulness and jovial spirit embued throughout. This movie will hit notes of nostalgia for the older generation of Muppets fans and should find an entirely new generation in the youth of today. Did I mention how great it is to have the Muppets back? LATEST FILMSThe Muppets danHUDAK www.hudakonhollywood.com >> The Toy Story characters return to the big screen in a seven-minute short called Small Fry that runs prior to The Muppets. In it, a pint-sized Buzz Lightyear switches places with the real Buzz (Tim Allen) in the hopes of being played with alongside Woody (Tom Hanks) and the other toys. Meanwhile, the real Buzz nds himself in a support group for discarded toys. in the know

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www.nnumc.org (239) 593-7600 A Night in Bethlehem A Holy Land ExperienceDecember 2 & 3, 2011 5:30-8pm Children are Free Adults are a $5.00 suggested Donation Bring canned goods to support our community pantries. Enjoy: The Nativity, a replica of a Jewish House, Food, Arts & Crafts, Snow, Live Animals. North Naples United Methodist Church NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 NEW!CranberryPinwheelTray PumpkinCoeeCakeCranberryCiabattaSamplerTray FortMyers ReectionPkwy.@CypressLake239-590-9994 Naples Immokalee@Airport239-593-9499 CapeCoral SantaBarbaranearVeterans239-458-8700 PortCharlotte USHwy.41&776941-235-3354WeDeliver!jasonsdeli.comBret Baier, anchor of Fox News Channels Special Report with Bret Baier, will host a special event for the Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speaker Series on Saturday, Feb. 25, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Mr. Baier will share behind-the-scenes observations, anecdotes and photos from the Republican presidential primaries and debates. By the time of his appearance in Naples, he will have moderated the debates and the Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada caucuses will be history, as will the Florida primary. We are proud to host Bret Baier at this special addition to our already-sold-out series, says Rick Borman, Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speaker Series president and producer. Florida will play such a vital role in the 2012 presidential election. Mr. Baiers personal insights during this vital timeframe will further demonstrate how important Florida is to our nations election. Prior to assuming his current role, MR. Baier served as chief White House correspondent, reporting on presidential activities on a national and international level from 2006-2009. As part of the Town Hall special event, he will host a live auction to benefit Childrens National Medical Center and Naples Town Hall. He and his wife Amy have two young sons, one of whom, Paul, was born with congenital heart defects and has undergone multiple surgeries at Childrens National Medical Center. Now 4 years old, Paul is thriving. The auction winner will receive four round-trip, business-class flights to Washington, D.C., for a twonight stay at The Hotel Palomar in DuPont Circle, a guided tour of the Supreme Court, a private tour of Capitol Hill and a behind-the-scenes tour at FOX News Bureau led by Mr. Baier. They will also attend a live broadcast of Special Report with Bret Baier and enjoy dinner with Mr. Baier and Charles Krauthammer, Stephen Hayes and Juan Williams. Tickets for the Feb. 25 event start at $175 per person. The Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speakers 2012 lineup includes media icon Glenn Beck on Saturday, Jan. 7; the father of integrative medicine, Andrew Weil, on Wednesday, Feb. 1; world-renowned endurance artist David Blaine on Thursday, March 1; and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Tuesday, March 20. For ticket to the special event with Mr. Baier or for more information about the regular series, call 659-6524 or visit www.NaplesTownHall.org. Town Hall series announces special event with Bret BaierCOURTESY PHOTOBret Baier

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Pelican Bay 597-6700 Get-Away Club 597-2961 Village Walk 514-2047 Verona Walk 430-1254 Pelican Bay 597-6700 Get-Away Club 597-2961 Village Walk 514-2047 Verona Walk 430-1254 Pelican Bay 597-6700 Get-Away Club 597-2961 Village Walk 514-2047 Verona Walk 430-1254 4 Convenient Locations to Serve You!www.cinaples.com Give the Gift of Travel this Holiday Season... Memories can last a lifetime!Happy Holidays!!Call CI Travel for any of these promotions and receive an exclusive complimentary CI Travel Stocking Stu er! can make all of your Holiday Wishes come true! Smart, practical travelers can enjoy the many bene ts of group travel at an unbeatable value. It puts international travel within reach. Whether you prefer the history and culture of Great Britain, the sparkle of Spain, or magical Greece, CI Travel can turn your travel dreams into reality!CI Travels 13th Annual Welcome Back CruiseNov. 9-17, 2012 Celebrity Eclipse Cruise RT from Ft. Lauderdale to San Juan, St. Kitts, St. Maarten & St. omas Experience this Solstice Class ship with unexpected gestures at every turn from the Lawn Club a half acre of real grass designed for random acts of relaxation to the Show a live glassblowing studio.7 Night Bermuda Cruise April 13-20, 2013MSC Poesia Sail roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale to Kings Wharf, Bermuda (2 Nights) Ask us about these special o ers with MSC: Caribbean Family Plan Specials person on all Globus Family of Brands VacationsStocking Stu er: Complimentary bottle of wine on board. Stocking Stu er: Group departure with RT transportation from Naples, Private Cocktail party on board & More! Stocking Stu er: Hosted Cruise with Free Pre-paid Gratuities Ships Registry Marshall Islands Mediterranean Tapestry Athens to Barcelona Cruise from Athens to Santorini, Kusadasi, Taormina, Positano, Civitavecchia, Livorno, Marseille & Barcelona 2 FOR 1 Cruise Fares FREE Airfare** FREE Hotel Stay $2500 Bonus Savings per StateroomBahamas Cruise 3 Night Cruisefrom Miami to Nassau & Great Stirrup Cay 4 Night Cruisefrom Miami to Grand Bahama Island, Great Stirrup Cay & Nassau Caribbean Cruises 7 Night Cruisefrom Miami to Philipsburg, St. Maarten, St. omas, US Virgin Islands, Nassau, Experience FreeStyle CruisingYou can do as much or as little as you like with tons of great activities, one-of-a-kind entertainment and more dining options than days of the week! Stateroom Shipboard Credit on select Epic departures. additional. Ships Registry: Bahamas Cosmos Europe Vacations Under $1000 Fascinating Sightseeing with plenty of free time!ASK US ABOUT OUR OTHER GLOBUS FAMILY OF BRANDS PROMOTIONS occupancy and are subject to change, availability & restrictions and may be withdrawn at anytime. All promotions expire on

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 C17 Holiday decorating offers the perfect opportunity to let your lifestyle shine! Its not just about the presents and the mistletoe; holiday style is about enhancing your enjoyment at home with family and friends. From decking the halls, to creating a fabulous table to hosting and gift giving, Interior Designer Kevin Steffanni gives advice on everything youll need to celebrate this season with style. For more than 30 years, Kevin Steffanni has built KSDG into a client-driven design practice. Steffanni brings enthusiasm, a sense of humor and compassion, plus a vibrant and imaginative design initiative to every project. Following the presentation, you are invited to Ralph Lauren Home at Webster & Company for complimentary holiday refreshments. Kevin Steffanni Designer TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6 at 11 a.m.FREE SEMINAR AND HOLIDAY CHEER Toasting the Season in StyleIdeas for entertaining, decorating and celebrating!11131120111-2708tuesday seminar series Located at 10800 Corkscrew Road, I-75, Exit 123 in Estero, between Naples and Mon-Fri 9:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. all three oors Sat 10 a.m. 5 p.m. rst oor and Clearance Showroom Seating is limited. RSVP by Friday, December 2. Register online ONLY at www.MiromarDesignCenter.com THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 8 P.M. Pet er, Paul and Mary: Carry It On: A Musical Legacy Celebrate the four-decade career of Peter Yarrow, Noel Paul Stookey and Mary Travers through rare archival performances of songs that energized the spirit of the nations cultural and political renaissance. FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 9 P.M. PBS Ar ts F rom New York: Great Performances Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park Beloved tenor Andrea Bocelli performs a free concert on Central Parks Great Lawn with the New York Philharmonic conducted by its music director Alan Gilbert. Joining Bocelli on stage on this memorable night are Cline Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti, David Foster and many more. SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 8 P.M. s P op Rock & Soul Peter Noone of Hermans Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees host this concert spectacular featuring classic songs from the decade of profound social change, performed by groups including Paul Revere and the Raiders, Jefferson Airplane and a host of others. SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 7 P.M. PBS Ar ts F rom New York: Great Performances Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park Beloved tenor Andrea Bocelli performs a free concert on Central Parks Great Lawn with the New York Philharmonic conducted by its music director Alan Gilbert. Joining Bocelli on stage on this memorable night are Cline Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti, David Foster and many more. MONDAY, DEC. 5, 8 P.M. C eltic W oman: Believe The singing sensation Celtic Woman presents a new chapter of musical enchantment to be enjoyed by the entire family. The extravagant production was filmed at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Ga., with a dazzling array of visual and musical effects, including a 20-piece orchestra, 16-piece Atlanta Bagpipe Band, Aontas Choir and a 30-member childrens choir. TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 8 P.M. s P op Rock & Soul Peter Noone of Hermans Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees host this concert spectacular featuring classic songs from the decade of profound social change, performed by groups including Paul Revere and the Raiders, Jefferson Airplane and a host of others. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 8 P.M. PBS Ar ts F rom New York: Great Performances Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park Beloved tenor Andrea Bocelli performs a free concert on Central Parks Great Lawn with the New York Philharmonic conducted by its music director Alan Gilbert. Joining Bocelli on stage on this memorable night are Cline Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti, David Foster and many more. This week on WGCU TV CANTORS: A Faith in SongFor centuries classical Jewish liturgical music has been a constant element in the synagogue service and the role of the Cantor is not only to lead this vocal music, but also to pass on the traditional melodies from generation to generation. Now, by popular demand, the three Cantors return to Fort Myers for an encore performance. Enjoy both the classic moments heard in 2008 and brand NEW arrangements created specially for this performance.Sponsored in part by: Advanced Pain Management & Spine Specialists and Mr. & Mrs. Gary Skogebo FALL SAVINGS BUY 1 LUNCH OR BRUNCH ENTREE & RECEIVE THE SECOND 1/2 OFF of equal or lesser value. Not valid with any other discounts. One coupon per table. Expires December 8th, 2011. Must present coupon in advance. WEDNESDAY Featuring VICTOR GUITTARD: Sax, Guitar & VocalsTHURSDAY Featuring VICTOR GUITTARD: Sax, Guitar & VocalFRIDAY Featuring CHARLIE SHERRILL: Sax & VocalsSATURDAY Featuring DOC: Keyboard & VocalsSUNDAY Featuring VICTOR GUITTARD: Sax, Guitar & Vocals JAZZ IT UP!

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 River Bar T b T B P F W F River Bar OPEN W F Join Jack s Club v Great food!Cold drinks!Good times! never F v v y Best Y V O N N E H O U S E O F S H O E SYvonneHOUSEOFSHOES VILLAGE AT VENETIAN BAY 4350 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., #500262-2010 Ladies NightDecember 7th, 4-9pmIntroducin...Stream Cosmetic Airbrush System Demonstration Come and meet Sandra! Spacial Guest Irena Gobdey From Elegant SalonSi Care Een Yo Dob Wan Tt Min!Drinks & Hors doeuvres20% OFF Clothes & Shoes Mon-Fri 9-5 Sat 9-1 Sun closedOutdoor Furniture Sink Vanities Bedrooms And More!Inside Out Furniture WarehouseWWW.INSIDEOUTFURNITUREDIRECT.COM 592-1387 2097 Trade Center Way NaplesWHY PAY MORE?Shop Us Last for the Best Price!UP TO 40% OFF ALL FLOOR SAMPLESHUGE DISCOUNTS ON:Sink Vanities Hanamint NCI and Chicago Wicker Telescope Casual Windward Design California Concepts Firepits Orri ame And Much More! Rene Fleming returns to The Met: Live in HD in the title character in Handels Baroque showpiece, Rodelinda, at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Four Southwest Florida cinemas will broadcast the performance (see box, facing page). In what is widely considered one of her greatest roles, Ms. Fleming plays a queen who must fight treacherous enemies to keep her son safe and the memory of her exiled husband alive. Handels score gives her the opportunity to sing some of the most beautiful and challenging arias in her extensive repertoire. The all-star supporting cast includes two of the worlds most prominent countertenors, Andreas Scholl and Iestyn Davies, as the exiled king Bertarido and his friend Unulfo; versatile mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the noblewoman Eduige; Joseph Kaiser as the usurper Grimoaldo; and Shenyang as Grimoaldos corrupt advisor, Garibaldo. Baroque specialist Harry Bicket, who led the 2004 Met premiere of Stephen Wadsworths fast-paced, fluid production, conducts. Deborah Voigt hosts the transmission. For which running time is estimated at 3 hours, 50 minutes, including two intermissions.An early holiday gift for opera aficionados: The Met: Live in HD at area cinemasKEN HOWARD / THE METROPOLITAN OPERA Renee Fleming as the title character in Handels Rodelinda KEN HOWARD / THE METROPOLITAN OPERA

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 C19 -CELEBRATE-THE HOLIDAYS hWATERSIDESHOPS Seagate Drive (Pine Ridge) & Tamiami Trail N. (U.S. 41) Naples, FL. WATERSIDE ANGEL TREE BENEFITING SALVATION ARMY DECEMBER 3 THRU DECEMBER 18 Pick an angel from the tree, purchase a gift and give an underprivileged child a season to remember.SATURDAYS WITH SANTA DECEMBER 10 AND 17 10am-12pm, and 1-3pm Join Santa as he reads holiday classics.MUSIC FROM JESSIE COHEN DECEMBER 10 AND 17 3-5pmSEACREST SINGERS DECEMBER 11 1-2pmMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET DECEMBER 20 Noon and 2PM Waterside Shops Pavilion Live preview performance from the National Tour of the Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet (appearing at The Phil December 20 23) STROLLING VICTORIAN CAROLERS DECEMBER 23 Strolling Victorian Carolers 2-4pmWATERSIDE SHOPS I DECIDE GIFT CARDSThe gift that lets them choose. Available at the Management Office or at watersideshops.com VISIT WATERSIDESHOPS.COM FOR DETAILS EXTENDED HOLIDAY HOURS 05 12 19 26 06 13 20 27 07 14 21 28 01 08 15 22 29 02 09 16 23 30 03 10 17 24 3110am 7pm10am 7pm 10am 7pm 10am 8pm10am 8pm 10am 8pm 10am 9pm 10am 8pm 10am 8pm 10am 8pm 10am 8pm 10am 9pm 10am 8pm 10am 8pm10am 8pm 10am 8pm 10am 8pm 10am 9pm10am 9pm 10am 8pm 12pm 6pm 12pm 6pm 11am 7pm04 11 18 258am 8pm 10am 9pm 10am 8pmSUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY10am 8pmChristmas Day Closed10am 9pm01JANUARY 201212pm 6pm 10am -5pm 9am 5pmDECEMBER 2011 Dr. Xiu Qiong Cen A.P. M.D (China)Licensed Acupuncture Physician Over 28 years experience in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Visit us in our new location at 5683 Naples Boulevard, Naples 239-513-9232 www.acupuncturecenterofnaples.com Opera for the familyThe Met: Live in HD presents encore screenings of Humperdincks Hansel and Gretel and Mozarts The Magic Flute in abridged versions and sung in English so as to appeal to families Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 21-22. Again, four Southwest Florida theaters (see box) will present both shows. Conducted by James Levine, Julie Taymors fantastical production of The Magic Flute will air at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 21. Running time is 110 minutes. The classic story follows the hero Tamino as he teams up with the comical bird-catcher Papageno to win the hand of the beautiful princess Pamina. To find her, the two unlikely friends must navigate through a mysterious world of supernatural dangers and avoid the wrath of Paminas vengeful mother, the evil Queen of the Night. Conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, Hansel and Gretel will air at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 22. Running time is 123 minutes. The opera follows the famous fairy tale siblings as they wander into the forest in search of strawberries and find themselves in the clutches of an evil witch, who is determined to turn them into gingerbread cookies. The score includes the familiar Evening Prayer, in which the children, alone in the forest, ask for 14 angels to guard them as they sleep. Catch The Met: Live in HD at these theaters: Hollywood Stadium 20 6006 Hollywood Drive Naples Hollywood Coconut Point 16 8021 Cinema Way Coconut Point, Estero Bell Tower 20 13499 Bell Tower Drive Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers Town Center Stadium 16 1441 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte Tickets range from $12.50-$24 and are available at the box of ces or online at www. metopera.org/hdlive. Ordering in advance is advised, as screenings often sell out. in the know KEN HOWARD / THE METROPOLITAN OPERA Matthew Polenzani as Tamino in The Magic Flute 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples, FL (Located in the Galleria at NW corner of Airport-Pulling & Vanderbilt Beach Road) NOW LEASING SPACE leasing@shopvanderbilt.com239-594-5000 Shoppes at Vanderbilt would like to invite you to... FARMERS MARKET Saturday 8-1Our friendly sta is always here on site.

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2012 NEW YEARS EVE CRUISE facebook.com/ KeyWestExpress twitter.com/ KeyWestExpress youtube.com/ TheKeyWestExpress *Must be purchased before 12/10/2011, valid for travel 2 years January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2013. Non-refundableCall for more information and to make reservations. www.seakeywestexpress.com $ 99Roundtrip vouchers for a limited time! 1-800-KWE-7259 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC20 WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 Fresh. Natural. Delicious. any purchase of $6.99 or moreSome restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Must present coupon. No cash value. One coupon per customer per visit. Valid only at participating locations. LIMITED TIME OFFER EXPIRES 12/9/11 Text CBAKE to 97063 to receive more special offers & promos! The Naples Philharmonic Orchestras Classical Series continues with The Best of Beethoven and Brahms with guest conductor Edwin Outwater and pianist William Wolfram at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 1-3. A concert prelude begins at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $35 for adults and $27 for students. The NPO presents Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to the Beatles at 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 5-6. Four Beatlemania cast members join the full orchestra. Tickets start at $55. The National Acrobats of the Peoples Republic of China perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. The troupe has wowed audiences in more than 40 countries with its colorful, breathtaking acts. Tickets start at $49. Elaine Newton discusses The Tigers Wife by Ta Obreht when the Critics Choice series in the Lifelong Laerning program continues at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 10. The novel tells the story of a young pediatrician who investigates the mysterious death of her beloved grandfather. In the process, she remembers the magical folktales that he told her about an immortal man and a runaway tiger. Tickets are $32. The series continues with: The Paris Wife, Jan. 5 and 7; The Weird Sisters, Feb. 9 and 11; Room, March 8 and 10; and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, April 12 and 14. Loretta Lynn, the First Lady of Country Music, takes the stage at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8. One of the most successful country music artists ever, Ms. Lynn has 70 chart hits and 16 No. 1s. Her bestselling autobiography became the Academy Award-winning film Coal Miners Daughter. Tickets start at $79. Five-time Grammy Award-winner Michael McDonald performs his hits and holiday favorites at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9. From his early work with Steely Dan to his years with the Doobie Brothers to his acclaimed solo albums, Mr. McDonald has been a fixture on the COMING TO THE PHIL New this season! RUSH tickets for the orchestraAs part of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestras 30th-anniversary season celebration, the Phil is offering $15 RUSH tickets for NPO performances throughout 2011-12. Two hours before each NPO event in the main performance hall, 50 RUSH tickets for $15 will be available at the box of ce on a rst-come, rst-served basis. For orchestra events in Daniels Pavilion, 15 RUSH tickets will be available. RUSH tickets will be sold for all NPO series concerts as well as special events such as the ABBA and Beatles tributes and the orchestras concerts with Ricky Skaggs and Kansas. This offer does not apply for the New Years Eve gala or the Thank You Myra gala on Jan. 14. in the know Av alon D rL a kewo od Blvd 41 Sugde n R egiona l ParkT a mi a mi Tr i EL o cate d acr o ss from Walgr ee n s i n Su gd en Pa r k Pl a za 4270 Tamiami Trail East Naples (239) 692-9294 WWW.BOSTONS.COM BP International Rights Holdings Inc. 2011 (BPIRH). All Bostons the Gourmet Pizza trademarks are owned by BPIRH and are duly licensed by Boston Pizza Restaurants, LP in the United States. Game Day Headquarters Food & Drink Specials in the Sports Lounge Happy Hour 3-7 Daily Live Music Every Friday & Saturday Night GIFT CERTIFICATES NOW AVAILABLE!

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AVON PRODUCTSBy Linda Jones IN-STORE DISCOUNTStore 239.331.7491 Fax 239.331.7492 mayihelpu2day@comcast.net www.youravon.com/ljones6508 To order, call 239.963.9050 or visit www.OperaNaples.orgFri. Dec. 16~7:30pm Sat. Dec. 17~3pm Sun.Dec. 18~3pm, 2011 Tickets: $50, $35, $20 and $15e G&L eatre at e Community School of Naplesinvite you to join them for a delightful rete lling of the classic fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm in a family-friendly adaptation. Performed in English with chamber orchestra, this charming opera features members of Opera Naples ONcore ensemble, and 14 heavenly angels from the Naples Academy of Ballet. ILLUSTRATED MANY THANKS TO OUR OTHER GENEROUS CORPORATE & MEDIA SPONSORS-bt n and Luciano Marsalli and Zoa Majewski the stars of NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 C21 MR. TEQUILA RESTAURANT 3216 North Tamiami Trail(239) 304-8629 www.mrtequilarestaurant.com HAPPY HOUR 4-6pm 2-4-1 Margaritas Domestic Draft Beer $2.50 Everyday!Hours: Open 7 Days Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri & Sat 11am-10:30pm Best Margaritas in Town! Spend $25 Receive $5 OFF* one coupon per table Direct TV College ticket and Direct TV NFL Sunday ticket Food and drink specials Best view in town Family friendly Announcing NFL Tailgate Parties at The Bayfront InnCOLLEGE TICKET! NFL SUNDAY TICKET! All the games Widescreen HD TV Tailgate specials beginning at 12:00 pm 1221 5th Ave South Call (239) 649-5800 for more info American musical scene for more than three decades. Tickets start at $79. The New Christy Minstrels, The Kingston Trio and Livingston Taylor perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. The Kingston Trio pioneered the folk music revival with stirring harmonies on such hits as Tom Dooley and Where Have All the Flowers Gone? The New Christy Minstrels blended choral and folk music on songs including Green, Green and Saturday Night. Tickets start at $39. The NPO Chamber Ensemble presents Classic Quartets, the third concert of the season in the Sypert Salon series, which features early chamber music from the Baroque era to approximately 1850, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. The program includes Haydns beloved string quartet, the D Major Quartet, Op. 20, No. 4, in which the music is divided equally among the four instruments. Also on the program is Schuberts String Quartet No. 15 in G, the composers last and perhaps greatest work in this form. Tickets are $36 for adults and $18 for students. Maestro Stuart Chafetz leads the NPO in Holiday Pops, at 8 p.m. Dec. 13 and 15-18 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 17. Broadways Michele Ragusa, star of Ragtime, Titanic and Young Frankenstein, joins the orchestra. The Philharmonic Center Chorale and the Philharmonic Youth Chorale, directed by James Cochran, will also be featured, and Santa will make a special appearance. Tickets start at $30 for adults and $22 for students. The national tour of Million Dollar Quartet the Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the twist of fate that brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together for the first and only time on Dec. 4, 1956 comes to the Phil Dec. 20-23 for evening and matinee performances. The cast will also present live preview performances at noon and 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, in the pavilion at Waterside Shops. Tickets start at $59 for adults and $39 for students. The Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra presents the second concert in this seasons All That Jazz series at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, in the intimate setting of the Daniels Pavilion. Trumpet, flugelhorn, sax and flute player Ira Sullivan, an alumnus of Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers, is the guest artist joining Glenn Basham, violin and harmonica; Lew Del Gatto, tenor saxophone; Jerry Stawski, piano; Mike Harvey, drums; Kevin Mauldin, bass; and Dan Miller, trumpet. Tickets start at $39. The Philharmonic Center for the Arts is at 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. For more information or to order tickets, call 597-1900 or visit www.thephil. org.COMING TO THE PHIL

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 Purchase between $100 to $500 in gift cards and receive 10% back in Shulas Gold Gift Certicates. Purchase $501 + and receive 20% back in Shulas Gold Gift Certicates. All gift card purchases will be entered into a special drawing for a Shulas Signature Football Which Has an Authentic Signature by C oach Don Shula. 5111 Tamiami Trail North Call TODAY to order your Gift Certicates at 239-659-3106 or email Lisa at ldonahue@cooperhotels.com. Shulas Gift Cards are ideal for any employee gift, client appreciation or who ever is on your Holiday list! This oer is valid until December 31st. 2011CELEBRATE A LEGENDARY HOLIDAY WITH SHULAS GIFT CARDS.Naples, FL 34103Head to Maui for a Beach BallThe Childrens Advocacy Center of Collier County welcomes Arthrex as the exclusive platinum sponsor for the 2012 Beach Ball and Golf Tournament. The Meet Me in Maui ball is set for Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Naples Beach Hotel. The golf tournament takes place Saturday, April 28, at Twin Eagles.Meet Me in Maui Beach Ball guests will enjoy sunset cocktails on Watkins Lawn followed by dinner under the stars, entertainment by Paul Easton and live and silent auctions. Sponsorship opportunities for the Beach Ball and golf tournament are still available. For more information, call Tina Streeter at 263-8383, ext. 232, or e-mail TStreeter@CACCollier.org.Counting down to Fun Time funThe launch date for Fun Time Early Childhood Academys annual fundraiser, Fun Time Blasts Off into the Future, is Friday, Feb. 10, at The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. Guests will gather at 6:30 p.m. for a cocktail reception, dinner and silent and live auctions. Fifth Third Bank is the presenting sponsor. Tickets are $250 per person. Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are still available. Proceeds will provide tuition assistance for the children of lowincome working families. For reservations or more information, call 261-8284. Hope for Haiti plans garden galaHope for Haiti holds its 2012 gala, A Passport to the Secret Garden, from 6-11 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the St. Ann Jubilee Center. The evening will include a cocktail reception, dinner, silent and live auctions, raffle drawing, entertainment and more. Tickets are $300 per person. Volunteer and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Elizabeth Davison at 434-7183 or Elizabeth@hopeforhaiti.com.Be a goddess for an evening Goddess Night 2012, an evening of pampering and enlightenment sponsored by the Naples Art Association, takes place Thursday, March 29, at The von Liebig Art Center. A champagne reception gets thing going, and guests enjoy a seated dinner and keynote speaker as well as their choice of informative breakout sessions. For more information, call Aimee Schlehr at 262-6517, ext. 120, or e-mail aimee.schlehr@naplesart.org. Cmon to the Dream Gala The Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples will hold its inaugural Dream Gala beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Cmon in North Collier Regional Park. Gala chair Shelia Davis and her committee are hard at work planning an evening of adventure and discovery that will benefit Collier Countys first learning environment devoted exclusively to the serious business of childrens play. The 30,000square-foot museum is set to open in early 2012. For information about gala sponsorship opportunities, call Cmon at 514-0084 or visit www.cmon.org.Pour for the Poor at Bay Colony Golf ClubDiana and Jerry Thirion host A Pour For The Poor, a wine tasting featuring select vintages of Shafer Hillside Select wines, on Tuesday evening, Jan. 10, at Bay Colony Golf Club. Guests will taste pours from 1990 through 1997 of this rare and highly rated wine accompanied by enjoy hors doeuvres selected by three top local chefs and prepared by Master Chef Wilhelm Gahabka at a pre-tasting champagne reception. Proceeds will benefit Casa Jacinta y Francisco, an orphanage and school in Nicaragua that the Thirions manage. Attendance is limited due to wine availability. For more information or to receive an invitation, call Mr. Thirion at 777-1922.Go black tie for Make-A-WishThe sixth annual Wishmakers Ball to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation is set for Friday, Jan. 20, at the Hilton Naples with the theme of Black and White. Individual tickets are $200 and sponsorships start at $3,000. Premium tables are also available starting at $5,000. For tickets or sponsorship information, contact Lesley Colantonio at 992-9474 or lcolantonio@sflawish.org.Step back in time to old Havana Guests will be transported to vintage Cuba for An Evening in Old Havana at the David Lawrence Foundations signature destination-drive gala on Friday, Jan. 20, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. From the dcor to the cocktails and music, everything will be reminiscent of Havanas opulent social clubs of the 1930s. Tickets are $500 per person, $1,200 per VIP patron and $5,000 per table of 10. A variety of sponsorship opportunities and levels are also available. For more information, call the David Lawrence Foundation at 354-1416.Bosom Buddies plan10th annual luncheonBosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Inc., an organization run solely by volunteers who are breast cancer survivors, holds its 10th annual Caring Women Bond to Beat Breast Cancer luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at The Ritz-Carlton-Naples. This years theme is Love, Laughter and All That Jazz. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 C23 799 Walkerbilt Rd., Naples off US 41, 1/4 mile North of Immokalee Rd.(239) 591-3837 www.bayhousenaples.com GRACIOUS HOSPITALITY Open for Lunch 7 DaysSUNDAY BRUNCH 10:30am-2pm, Every SundayTEN IN THE TAVERN MENU ALL TEN IN THE TAVERN MENU ITEMS ARE $10.00 Happy Hour Daily 5-6pm Three Course Early Dining Menu 5-6 pm Live Music in Tavern PROUDLY ANNOUNCINGTIERNEYS TAVERN & CLAW BARNAPLES NEWEST TRADITION The Bay House Returns with Traditional Coastal Cuisine and Legendary Service stone crab season is here! Tierneys is the Place for Stone Crabs in Naples! The perfect solution for your holiday party! SAVE THE DATE ship opportunities are available. For reservations or more information, call Joetta Abbazio at 417-4600. Luncheon to help mend broken heartsEducator, author, filmmaker, cultural theorist and anti-violence advocate Jackson Katz will be the keynote speaker at the Shelter for Abused Women & Childrens 12 annual Mending Broken Hearts with Hope luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. Internationally recognized for his work in gender violence prevention education in schools, the military and sports culture, Dr. Katz is the co-founder of Mentors in Violence Prevention program, the leading gender violence prevention initiative in professional and college athletics. He also serves as director of the first worldwide domestic and sexual violence prevention program in the United States Marine Corps., MPV-MC. The afternoon will also feature a designer boutique and silent auction. Tickets are $350 per person $1,500 for patrons. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call 775-3862, ext. 261, or e-mail cdalessandro@naplesshelter.org.Youth Haven hosts Olympian skater Olympic speed skater and eight-time medalist Apolo Anton Ohno will be the guest speaker at Youth Havens Home Hope Healing luncheon Thursday, March 22, at the Naples Grande. Tickets are $250 per person, or $1,000 for two people and a pre-luncheon reception with Mr. Ohno. Sponsorship opportunities from $2,500 to $15,000 for business and individuals are available now. Youth Haven provides a home for children who have been removed from their families by the authorities because they are in grave danger of further physical or sexual trauma, emotional abuse and/or neglect. For more information, contact Jamie Gregor, Youth Haven director of marketing and communications, at 6875153 or Jamie.gregor@youthhaven.net.Royal Palm school will honor DonahuesThe faculty, staff and families of Royal Palm Academy will honor Jack and Rhodora Donahue at the schools Denim and Diamonds gala beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. The Donahues are longtime Naples residents whose daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Patrick Moore, founded Royal Palm Academy in 1998. Chair of the event is Diano Boghigian. Tickets are $100 per person. For reservations or more information, call the school at 594-9888. Send Save the Date information about galas and other fundraising parties to cpierce@floridaweekly.com.

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The Show www.bobharden.comNews and commentary you can use to help you enjoy life on the Paradise Coast.Streamed live, Monday-Friday, 7-8 a.m. The show is archived for your listening convenience. Brought to you in part by like us on facebook NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 You might wonder how declarer lost a trump trick in this deal and went down one in five hearts. But the fact is that it did happen, and it all came about in a perfectly natural way. The hand was played in New Orleans in the 1978 World Open Pairs. North, Ahmed Hussein, partnered by Omar Sharif and representing Egypt, opened the bidding with one club. East, Leon Tintner, partnered by Nadine Cohen and representing France, overcalled with two spades, indicating a strong six-card suit in a hand of less than opening strength. Sharif now boldly bid three hearts despite his five high-card points and dreadful heart suit. Obviously, he could not bring himself to pass, but this action ultimately came back to haunt him. West jumped to four spades, and North, not knowing whether his side could make five hearts or whether the opponents could make four spades, decided to cater to both possibilities by bidding five hearts. That closed the bidding, and Cohen led the K-A of clubs. Then, knowing a spade shift could serve no purpose since South had to be void in the suit, Cohen continued with a low club. This was the straw that broke the camels back. Tintner ruffed dummys nine of clubs with the jack of hearts, and Sharif was down one before he could even get started. Declarer had no trouble taking the rest of the tricks. He ruffed the spade return, cashed the A-K of trumps and A-K of diamonds, then ruffed a diamond in dummy, establishing the rest of the suit. However, this was little consolation for someone who had lost a trump trick with a combined total of nine trumps headed by the A-K-Q and the trumps divided 2-2 in the opponents hands. CONTRACT BRIDGE BY STEVE BECKERHidden asset

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 C27 (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 ALASKA ON SALEBook By December 15Celebrating 65 years of showing guests the very best of Alaska! Fares are per person based on double occupancy, cruise or cruisetour only. Govt. fees & taxes not included. Restrictions apply. Contact us for complete details. Ships Registry: The Netherlands.Alaska Cruises7-Day Glacier Discovery from $649 7-Day RT Seattle from $699 7-Day RT Vancouver from $849 14-Day RT Seattle from $1,999 CruiseTour AdventuresYukon & Denali from $1,099 Direct to Denali from $1,299 Classic Denali from $999 road from where we live. The frame appears to be oak, and the scrolled arms on each side recline. We had the wood refinished and the sofa reupholstered. What do you think its worth? A: The Victorians of the late 19th century loved to design multipurpose furniture. One or both of the arms on your sofa could be lowered to make a chaise lounge or a daybed. In general, refinished Victorian sofas in Q: Our family has owned a small clear glass dog figurine for decades. My dad picked it up when he came upon a truck wreck in West Virginia. Boxes and boxes of these dogs had fallen out of the truck, and nearly all of the figures were broken. The dog is 3 inches high by 1 7/8 inches wide and 2 5/8 inches deep. The figure is hollow and the bottom is open. The dog is in a sitting position with his ears down. Any idea what it was used for, and what its worth today? A: Your glass dog originally was a candy container. It was sold in the mid 1950s filled with candy sealed inside by a paper bottom glued to the bases rim. The original paper closures were printed in blue with the words: Poochie, contains pure and wholesome candy. Remove paper and Poochie becomes a good paperweight or a cute what-not ... American Creations, Inc., New York, N.Y. Others were made in pink or green glass, some with color flashing. The identical glass dog, but painted brown and filled with bath salts, was sold by a New York cosmetics firm. Without the sealed bottom, however, your doggie would sell for only about $5. Q: Browsing at a garage sale, I recently bought an old fire extinguisher to use as a doorstop. Im told its an antique. Its copper with a rubber hose. It says, Pacific Fire Extinguisher Co., San Francisco-Los Angeles and Pacific Badger Soda-Acid Fire Extinguisher. It has a copper placard with directions on charging and maintenance and a certification number from the Underwriters Laboratories. A: Various solutions have been used in fire extinguishers since the early 18th century. The earliest fire extinguishers, patented in 1723, contained a liquid that was shot out of the container by exploding gunpowder. The first soda-acid fire extinguisher was patented by Francois Carlier in France in 1866. In 1881 Almon Granger patented a soda-acid extinguisher in the United States. Soda-acid fire extinguishers were still being used in the 1940s. The company that made your fire extinguisher was still working in 1953 but by then it was making a more modern product. Old fire extinguishers can be dangerous. The chemicals inside can corrode the metal and the chemicals can leak out. You should be sure your old fire extinguisher is empty and not damaged or leaking. It if is, take it to your local fire department for inspection so it can be labeled a hazard and disposed of properly. Old and empty fire extinguishers usually sell for about $100. Q: My mother still has the old GE Heat n Serve Baby Dish in its original box. She used it to heat up my baby food back in the mid-1970s. Whats it worth today? A: General Electric introduced its plastic three-part Heat n Serve Baby Dish in the 1960s and continued to market it into the late 1970s. It can be found with different decal decorations and different box designs. We have seen dishes in original boxes sell for $15 to $25. Tip: Commercial false-teeth cleaners are good to use to remove scum from the inside of old glass bottles. Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. Write to Kovels (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.

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Admission: $5. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Lakes Regional Library, 1520 Bass Road, South Fort Myers: Jennifer Grif n of Fox News and her husband, Greg Myre of The New York Times, who cowrote This Burning Land, will discuss their experiences reporting from Israel from 19992007. The evening will also feature Marilyn Berger, whose book This Is A Soul tells about the life and work of Dr. Rick Hodes in Africa. Free. 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at the federation: Local Author Night with Ella Nayor (Anne Frank: Faces of Intolerance Past and Present), Cantor Lyle Rockler (Chazzanos) and Gerald Honigman (The Quest for Justice in the Middle East). Anne Frank theme artwork by Sanibel artist Myra Roberts will be on display. Free.3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at Miromar Outlets: Mary Lou Weisman (Al Jaffees Mad Life) and Ronda Robinson (Beyond Politics: Inspirational People of Israel). Free.11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Fort Myers: The Jewish Book Fair Author Luncheon with guests Dr. Leonard Felder (Here I Am: Using Spiritual Wisdom to Become More Present, Centered and Available for Life) and novelist Michael David Lukas (The Oracle of Stamboul). Admission: $20; reservations required.7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Temple Shalom of Port Charlotte and the Gulf Islands: The luncheon speakers will repeat their presentations. At each event, the Jewish Federation will sell the authors books and other new titles with Jewish content or by Jewish authors. Prices will be 10 percent off list price. All Jewish Book Fair events are open to the public. For luncheon reservations or more information, call 481-4449, ext. 3, e-mail naomirubin@ jfedlcc.org or visit www.jewishfederationlcc.org. in the know Chazzonos, by Lyle Rockler iUniverse. 276 pages. $17.95. Lyle Rockler, himself a trained cantor (or chazzan) has drawn a remarkable, engaging portrait of middle-aged cantor Hal Perlmutter as he reaches several crossroads in his professional and personal life. The novels time line involves six months in Cantor Hals life as he prepares for retirement, decides to remarry, struggles to improve his relationships with his adult son and daughter, loses old friends to death and strives to tame the simmering rage within him that too often boils over into conflict and pain. Extended flashbacks illuminate Hals upbringing in Minneapolis, his family and community life as a child, his tempestuous experience as a husband and father and pieces of his 20 years in the job from which he wishes to retire. We hear about his parents constant arguing, Hals early fondness for Jewish liturgical singing (chazzonos) and the maturation of that youthful infatuation into a calling and a career. In both the foreground and background of the novel is abundant information about the majestic cantors who reigned during the golden age of chazzonos: their innovations, their individual styles, their importance to Jewish culture and their ability to lift worshippers (as well as just plain music lovers) into a spiritual realm. Hal Pe rlmutter is, perhaps, among the last disciples of these giants. They represent a fading world that deserves a permanent place of honor in the collective memory. Perhaps because of his uncomfortable home life as a child, Hal made very close friendships with two women of his parents generation. One such friendship developed with Molly, a neighbor in Minneapolis. Another, many years later, developed with Anna, a Holocaust survivor in his New Jersey community of Mirthgate. In the course of the novel, Hal loses both of these surrogate mothers. From Molly, he inherits enough money to plan a comfortable retirement. From Anna, who dies just before Hal remarries, his inheritance is less tangible. It includes such values as enhanced self-awareness, courage and flexibility. Its as if Hal is finally ready to be an adult instead of an aging child. Connected with his delayed maturation is the influence of Mimi, the true love of his life, who has the right mix of patience and sternness, of lifes joys and lifes responsibilities. Equally important, and aided by Mimis influence, is his acceptance of his childrens decisions and lifestyles, which at first make him cringe. When his gay son reluctantly shares news of his intimate relationship with a much older man, Hal is horrified and hostile. He is only relatively calmer when he meets his daughters boyfriend, an ultra-Orthodox young man. Slowly, he comes to see these people as individuals rather than types and realizes that their choices are not about him. Lyle Rocklers knowledgeable and accurate portrait of congregational life its texture, patterns and politics is another ingredient in the books interest and success. He handles the social dynamics of the community to which Hal has given so much of his life with a mixture of respect and critical insight. It is not an incidental to the books spiritual power and charm that expressing Hals love for chazzonos requires that author Rockler provide the transliterations and translations of many key phrases from the Jewish Hebrew liturgy. His decisions about making these selections and incorporating them into the story of Hals life are effective. We understand, even without hearing the majestic melodies to which these words are set, their inspirational power. Cantor Hal Per lmutter is a very imperfect individual. He can be childish and abrasive. His thoughts, works and behavior will frequently grate on readers sensibilities. Yet Rockler creates a compelling, sympathetic portrait. With his emphasis on Hals increasing stability, maturity and lessons learned, the writer delivers a unique kind of Everyman. Cantor Lyle Rockler will read from his book as part of Local Authors Night at the Jewish Book Fair sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties. See box for details. Rockler

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 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. oridaweekly.com 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@ oridaweekly.com.SOCIETY Hats on at the Naples Botanic Garden 1. Eleanor Chabraja receives a bouquet in appreciation of her $5 million gift to the Garden. 2. Wynnell Schrenk and guest speaker Remco van Vliet 3. Vonne Geiger. Yvonne Vandenberg, Connie Vandenberg and Babs Brock 4. Karen Scott and Vicky Smith 5. Leslie Fogg, Jane Berger and Anne LaGrippe, founding Hats in the Garden chairs (not pictured, Barbara Finn) VANESSA ROGERS / COURTESY PHOTOS 1 2 4 3 5

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 www.marinemax.com $258* per mo. $157* per mo. Sea Ray 190 Sport Boston Whaler 15 Super Sport STK 97691*WACSTK 91679*WAC NAPLES1146 6th Avenue South239-262-1000FORT MYERS14070 McGregor Blvd.239-481-8200 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. oridaweekly.com 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@ oridaweekly.com.SOCIETY Keys for the Cause with Tiffany & Co. for the American Cancer Society on Marco IslandVIGNETTESBY KELLIUNIQUE FURNISHINGS, ACCESSORIES AND INTERIOR DESIGN.SHOWROOM LOCATION 239.403.4181 WWW.KELLIINTERIORDESIGN.COMA DIVISION OF GIFTS GALORELIC #IB26001333 ASID #77859 NCIDQ CERTIFIED 1 2 3 5 4 1. Elena Komerzan 2. Jessie Elliott, Shari Brousseau and Jae Vitale Plawecki 3. Katie B ove, J erry Coccari and Taylor Hamilton 4. Denise and Michael Johnson 5. Maria Coords and Frank Thuemmier 6. Jolee Farrow and Cathy Ahern BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 6

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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC32 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 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. oridaweekly.com 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@ oridaweekly.com.SOCIETY A patriotic party to launch the United Arts Council season 1. Libby and Harry Julian 2. Sandy Wilson, Lloyd Sigel, Laura and Ron Strain 3. Chris and Bill Barnett 4. George and Marie Lowris 5. Peter Thomas and Godfrey Levy 6. Dr. Marilyn Varcoe and Glenn VereenA free organizing seminar at Miromar Design Center 1 5 2 4 6 3 PEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1. Erika Aron, Freida Arledge and Charlotte Tarr 2. Lynn Grewe and Linda Simon 3. Presenter Marla Ottenstein and Kelly Livingston of Kelly Kakes 4. Kathryn Auksel and Roseanne Zimmerman 1 4 2 3 BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C33 Gentle, Caring Dentistry Since 2003 Initial Comprehensive ExamD0150 Full set of X-RaysD0210Healthy Mouth Cleaning D1110$95 regular $338239.261.7291 | www.naplesdentalcenter.com201 8th St South, Suite 106, Naples | Downtown at the Baker Center 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. oridaweekly.com 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@ oridaweekly.com.SOCIETY A luncheon for Providence House at the St. Anne Jubilee Center 1. Jill Hefti Breed, Kristin Conroy, Shelley Jennings and Diane Casey 2. Jo Marr, Dee Tighe, Susan Berreth and Ellen Watts 3. Chris Cifatte and Chris Farren 4. Phil and Donna Tantillo 5. Pat Jorgensen and Carol McKinlay 6. Susan Jones, Suzie Otterbeck, Shawn Martin and Natalie Rogers 7. Gene and Margie Carr 1 2 5 4 3 7 6 PEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY

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True Neapolitan Pizza and Authentic Italian Food www.rosedalepizza.com 239-325-96531427 Pine Ridge Road, #105, Naples Experience the Difference Good Taste Makes. Mon-Thurs 11:30am-9:00pm Fri-Sat 11:30am-10:00pm Sunday 12:00pm-9:00pm $5 OFF with Purchase of $25 or More.NOT TO BE COMBINED WITH ANY OTHER OFFER. Rin i Ne Year o Water! 8:30pm-12:30am $175 plus tax Passed hors doeuvres, double entre plated dinner, open premium bar, champagne toast, hats, horns! Call (239) 649-2275 for reservations.www.NaplesPrincessCruises.com e Bes Ebentt Ane o Water www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 Here are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: Buffalo Chips, 26620 Old 41 Road N., Bonita Springs; 947-1000 If you judge a restaurant by its cover, odds are youve never patronized Buffalo Chips. But what the upscale dive, as its owner calls it, lacks in visual appeal it makes up for in homey hospitality and solid, well-executed food. The Buffalo wings are authentic (owner Al Greenwood hails from Buffalo) and exceptionally good, as are the fried green tomatoes. The grouper sandwich and buffalo burger were substantive and tasty. We preferred the fresh-tasting straight-cut French fries to the seasoned curly ones. The vast menu also includes pizza, barbecue, nachos, chili and more. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed August 2011 Chrissys at Bayfront, 369 Bayfront Place, Naples; 353-4444 Veteran restaurateur Chrissy Bianchi offers omelets, pancakes, Panini and such for breakfast and lunch in a sparkling waterfront setting. Dine inside or out on items such as smoked salmon Benedict, tenderloin and mushroom omelet and bananas Foster French toast. The meat in the omelet was on the chewy side, but the smoked salmon Benedict was a refreshing variation on the standard. The standout of the meal was the Bananas Foster French toast, featuring thick-sliced challah sauted to a fluffy golden brown and topped with chunks of ripe banana, sauce and whipped cream. The place was busy, so service was on the choppy side, but the setting is so lovely that staying a little longer didnt prove a hardship. Soft drinks available. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed March 2011 Omei Chinese Cuisine, 14700 Tamiami Trail; 254-8973 Lovers of authentic Chinese food finally have a place in which to celebrate a widely misunderstood cuisine. Mark and Mary Cheng bring an elegant new standard to the region with their exceptional food and service. Youll find no egg foo yung or crab Rangoon on this menu, just imaginative, artfully plated real Chinese food. Never mind the name: Order the salted pepper calamari, which consists of tender tubes of squid fried to perfection and topped with toasted garlic and onion. The Peking duck is always available and well worth ordering. Chilean sea bass with two sauces hearty black bean and delicate garlic was terrific, as were the mango prawns, with sweet mangoes and hot red peppers topped with pine nuts. Service was as polished as the cuisine. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere Reviewed May 2010 Sophias Ristorante Italiano, 3545 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 597-0744 This classic and classy establishment serves ultra-fresh, well-executed Italian dishes along with house-made breads and desserts. From the warm bread with olive oil and tender-crisp broccoli rabe with spicy homemade sausage and crisp polenta to the vivid red tuna carpaccio with caper berries to the huge and delicious zuppe di pesce, to desserts of tiramisu and sfogliatelle, this was an exceptionally good meal. Service was also excellent, including table checks by owner Jay Cherr, one of which included a visit with 1-year-old daughter, Sophia, on whom he and wife/co-owner Camille clearly dote. The ambience is lovely as well, reminiscent of trattorias found in Italy. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed August 2010 Sweet Tomatoes, 10940 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 597-1112 This location of the healthy salad bar chain boasts a contemporary farmers market design, with exposed ceilings and high windows plus appetizing photographs of produce at the peak of ripeness. The food found along the buffet line is equally fresh, with lots of healthy choices including salads, soups, hot entrees, breads and desserts. All the vegetarian items are clearly labeled. Vegetarian Morocco garbanzo and lentil soup was hearty and well seasoned, as was fire-roasted green chile and corn chowder with bacon. There are white and sweet potatoes along with toppings, a handful of pasta offerings and a make-your-own-sundae station that was especially popular with the many children dining there with their parents. An added bonus is that dinner is less than $10 per adult and $5 (or less) for children. Soft drinks served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2010 PAST REPASTS Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 1-7, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 food & wine CALENDAR Thursday, Dec. 1, 5-7 p .m., Decanted Wines: Chocolatier Michael Hartz of SweetHartz Confectionary demonstrates how to make mendiant chocolate, full of nuts and fruits and, therefore, perfect to pair with wine; $35; 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 434-1814. Reservations required. Call or send e-mail to events@decantedwines. com. Friday, Dec. 2, 5:307 p .m., Tonys Off Third: The 13th annual champagne and sparkler tasting features 18 sparklers from Europe and the United States; $25 (includes a $10 credit for sparkling purchase that night), 1300 Third St. S.; 262-7999. Reservations required. Saturday, Dec. 3, 8:301 0:30 a.m., BRIO Tuscan Grille: Bring the kids for a breakfast buffet with Santa and take a chance on winning a 32G Apple iPod Touch or other prizes for bringing an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots; $10.95 per adult, $5.95 per child; Waterside Shops, 5505 Tamiami Trail North, Naples; 593-5319. Saturday, Dec. 3, noon2 p .m., The Good Life of Naples: Shelly Connor shows home cooks how to whip up a holiday brunch for a bunch, including Southern biscuit eggs Benedict, tortellini soup and leek, Gruyere and bacon quiche; The Shoppes at Vanderbilt, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663. Reservations required. Saturday, Dec. 3, 4-6 p .m., Sea S alt: Meet culinary author Colman Andrews, founder of Saveur magazine, and sample foods from his latest book, Country Cooking of Italy, 1186 Third St. S.; 4347258. Reservations suggested. Thursday, Dec. 8, 59 p .m., Decanted Wines: Its the Ultimate Wine Throwdown Championship, featuring six wineries, more than 30 wines and light appetizers; $25; 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 4341814. Reservations required. Call or send e-mail to events@decantedwines.com.Farmers markets Wednesday, 1:30-5:30 p .m., St. Monicas Episcopal Church, 7070 Immokalee Road; 591-4550. Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.1:30 p .m., the Marco Island Farmers Market, Veterans Community Park, Marco Island. Friday, 11 a.m.2 p .m., the Government Complex farmers market, 3335 U.S. 41 E. Saturday, 7:3011:30 a.m., T hird Street South, behind Tommy Bahamas between Third Street and Gordon Drive. Saturday, 7 a.m.-noon, B onita Springs Lions Club farm market, The Promenade, 26851 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. Saturday, 8 a.m.1 p .m., North Naples Green Market at The Shoppes at Vanderbilt, off Airport Pulling and Vanderbilt Beach roads. Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon, F r eedom Park farmers market, 151 Golden Gate Parkway. Send items to cuisine@ floridaweekly.com. CUISINEThe opening of a new Mexican restaurant might not seem like a cause for celebration in an area where a plethora of perfectly fine little taquerias already exists. But Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, which launched in October at the Pavilion Shopping Center, is better than your run-of-the-mill burrito shack. Succulent hand-pulled meats and fresh seafood are tucked into tender tortillas and served with brightly flavored house-made salsas and sauces. Bracing margaritas in fruit flavors such as watermelon and pomegranate are served on the rocks or frozen, headlining a tequila-heavy cocktail list that goes on for days. The rustic charro beans, whole pintos laced with oregano and chunks of pork, are a revelation and theyre just a side dish. But were getting ahead of ourselves. Margaritas is an offshoot of a Mexican restaurant by the same name thats been on Marco Island since 2005. The menu blends home-style fare with coastal flair, Americanized enough that it can appeal to the mainstream without turning off those seeking a relatively authentic ethnic experience. (Though one wonders if french fries really need to be offered.) The dishes we tried were garnished with lots of fresh cilantro, not gobs of gooey cheese and sour cream. The dining room is split in two and painted in saturated shades of red, orange and lime green. The spattered-paint print on the upholstered black chairs is a throwback to the s, but the dcor is otherwise fine. From the dozens of margaritas available we settled on a basic house version ($6.95) and a watermelon concoction ($8.95) made with Don Julio Blanco Tequila, orange curaao, watermelon schnapps and sweet-and-sour mix. The former was flush with fresh lime flavor, while the latter had just enough melon flavor without tipping into syrupy-sweet territory; neither was overly boozy, and both lasted through our whole meal. Hot tortilla chips with two salsas are complimentary and quick to the table. The pico de gallo was fresh tasting and mild enough not to scare off those sensitive to heat. The smoky red chili salsa, on the other hand, had enough kick to satisfy the fireeaters among us. For starters, I highly recommend the queso fundido ($5.95) and taco trio ($7.50). The fondue consisted of a bowl of warm, silky white cheese garnished with diced scallions and jalapenos. The chorizo crumbled on top took it to another dimension of gustatory satisfaction, and we found ourselves scooping and scooping in search of more bits of meat. If left up to me, I probably would have finished it with a spoon, but there was more food to come. You cant visit a Mexican restaurant without testing the tacos, but you also may be drawn to the tamales, enchiladas, quesadillas, chiles rellenos and so on. Margaritas also offers tempting entrees such as grouper Veracruzana, Cozumel shrimp with salsa verde and even tuna Mazatlan, blackened and topped with black-bean sauce. A good solution? The taco trio, which offers miniature corn tortillas overflowing with shredded beef, chicken and pork. Think of them as Mexican sliders little tastes of taco heaven. We could barely keep the mouthwatering fillings from spilling out of the tortillas. Again, lots of fresh cilantro and onion as garnish, along with a light sprinkling of shredded cheese. Yum. For entrees we went with tamales ($11.95) and a Cancun burrito ($15.95). The former are offered in vegetarian, chicken and pork versions two per order, along with white or Mexican rice and three bean options. I ordered one veg and one pork but got chicken and pork by mistake. It was the only misstep in service we encountered; our waiter was otherwise efficient and friendly, and courses were well timed. A hostess also worked the room, engaging in conversation with each party. Despite the mix-up, the tamales were quite good. The cornhusk-wrapped tubes of masabased dough were steamed to a creamy texture and draped with sauce. The chicken was paired with red mole and ranchera sauce, the pork with salsa verde, the piquant tomatillo sauce. Both were good, but I would have liked to see the vegetarian version with bell peppers and smoked gouda that I ordered. The presentation of the dish was lovely, with the rustic looking cornhusks, a split grilled jalapeno and the white rice studded with colorful peppers. And oh, those charro beans the Mexican take on pork and beans; I might find it difficult to settle for refried pintos ever again. My companion chose the refried pintos with her burrito, and they were typical refried beans lush, rich, a little bland. The burrito itself was bursting with seafood shrimp, bay scallops, crabmeat and tilapia, all perfectly cooked and mingled with tomatoes and cheese. With four types of seafood in play, avoiding overcooking any of them is an accomplishment; the bronzed fish was especially well handled. A light application of salsa verde and cotija cheese provided the finishing touch to the burrito, which was so enormous that half of it went home with us. Indeed, all we could manage for dessert was to share a serving of flan ($4.50), which was a creamy delight. Go forth to Margaritas and buen provecho. drewSTERWALD pgnews@floridaweekly.com Margaritas Mexican Restaurant>> Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday; noon-10 p.m. Saturday; noon-9 p.m. Sunday >> Reservations: Accepted for larger parties >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers $5.50-$8.95; entrees, $9.95-$19.95 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Specialties of the house: Mexican food and margaritas >> Volume: LowRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 8971 U.S. 41, Naples; 431-6206 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor If you go Margaritas much better than your run-of-the-mill taco joint scallions djl Thhi V C w ev bla c w ith b l A go od s without te you a ls t h e t qu re M o e h a DREW STERWALD/FLORIDA WEEKLYTop to bottom: Margaritas festive dining room captures the colors of Mexico. Finish your meal at Margaritas with an exemplary rendition of flan. Tamales are available filled with vegetables, chicken or pork. Those fond of fondue will love the creamy queso dip with crumbled chorizo sausage. The Cancun burrito is packed with shrimp, scallops, crabmeat and tilapia.A trio of mini tacos stuffed with pork, chicken and beef is a good way to start a meal at Margaritas.

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