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INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A11 HEALTHY LIVING A26 PETS A30 DIVA DIARIES A31 BUSINESS MEETINGS B4 NETWORKING B8-10 OPEN HOUSE MAP B30 FILM REVIEW C11 BOOK REVIEW C18 SAVE THE DATE C24 VINO & CUISINE C30-31 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VI, No. 3 FREE WEEK OF OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 6, 2013 The $6 million giftAnnouncement thrills the crowd at NCH Hospital Ball. A13 Flood of anxietyInsurance rates are on the rise. B1 Roll em!The fifth annual Naples International Film Festival is on its way. C1 Whats not to love?Meet Hansa Rose, a special dog whos ready for a special home of her own. A15 SEE FASHION, A22 PLANT BY ROGER WILLIAMS RWILLIAMS@FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM T NOWCooler weather ushers in the growing season HERE IS TIME, STILL ALWAYS TIME IN A WORLD where a growing gar den is like a good marriage: seasons and temperaments must be acknowledged and accommodated, of course, and nothing will turn out exactly like you planned it. But the earth will welcome you and even accept your weaknesses, sometimes. And if you persevere, the seeds you plant willSEE PLANT, A8 Unlike most of the U.S., winter is the prime growing season in Southwest Florida. Planting now in your own yard can lead to harvests of fruits and vegetables in the late winter. Marin Hanlon, left, and Charlotte Laquis will model with their American Girl dolls. All dolled up for the childrens hospital American Girl Fashion Show makes Southwest Florida debutBY ATHENA PONUSHISaponushis@ oridaweekly.comYoung girls (and their mothers and grandmothers) who cherish American Girl dolls can see the objects of their affections (and collections) come to life at Southwest Floridas inaugural American Girl Fashion Show. A benefit for the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, the show comes to the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club on Sunday, Nov. 10. Dozens of models ages 5-11 will walk the runway wearing contemporary and historical fashions from American Girl and carrying dolls to match. Some of the models are former cancer patients at The Childrens Hospital. Fashion show co-chairs Wendy Tooley and Anne Wittenborn recently visited the hospital to bring Marin Hanlon, w ith their Ame r Am e r m a k e s B Y ATHENA P O aponushis@ orid Young girls e e e e e e e e er e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e s ) wh o c h er ob j ects of th e to life at So u VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 7 Dangers of Foot/Ankle Deformities DR. LAM ** FACFAS, DABLES, DABPS DR. FAHIM DPM AACFAS DR. TIMM FACFAS, DABLES, DABPS DR. ADARVE DPM Now accepting new patients: North, Central and East Naples:(239) 430-3668www.NaplesPodiatrist.com1) Flat feet or high arches can cause your knees, hips, back to have massive pain 2) Unattended tendon injuries can cause permanent disability 3) Ingrown Nails can cause deadly MRSA infections 4) Diabetic foot infections are the leading cause of amputations 5) Bunions can lead to debilitating arthritis 6) Feeling of a pebble in your foot can be a nerve tumor 7) Heel/Achilles Conditions: If not treated early, will lead to chronic pain *Noninvasive Shockwave Therapy as used by the pros, now here for you. ** Scan to see Dr. Lam talk about foot & ankle trauma and the latest in technology COMMENTARYVessel of holinessWhistleblowers get called a lot of things, many of them unprintable here. But the most powerful single characterization Ive ever heard came from Rabbi Jeremy Barras at Temple Beth El in Lee County last Saturday evening. Rabbi Barras had just concluded the weekly Shabbat by incanting the havdala with wine and candlelight the holy days sign-off prayer, if you will when he turned to introduce Dr. Robert Hilliard to an audience of Jews and gentiles alike. Mr. Hilliard had agreed to speak to a chapter of Jewish War Veterans along with a host of others, including me, after a showing of the 2002 documentary film about him, Displaced: Miracle at St. Ottilien, by John Michalczyk. The film is based on Mr. Hilliards 1996 memoir, Surviving the Americans: The Continued Struggle of the Jews After Liberation (available at An author, professor emeritus from Emerson College in Boston and decorated combat veteran who practices no formal religion, Mr. Hilliard is now 88. You are, the rabbi told him over the heads of the crowd, a vessel of holiness. That immense peal of praise might be the rabbinical equivalent of the Medal of Honor, and it was based on the fact that then 19-year-old Private First Class Robert Hilliard, wounded in and after the Battle of the Bulge, became one of the most successful whistleblowers of all time, at least if lives are the measure. He and the late Ed Herman, a fellow Army PFC who later became an international financier before retiring to Palm Beach, saved thousands of lives in the weeks and months following the German surrender on May 8, 1945. But ironically that history of two young men soldiers who used their wiles and their immense determination to do good by exposing callous American misbehavior to President Harry Truman and Gen. Dwight Eisenhower has become a near non-history. Why? The story does not appear in standard history books, although it occurred at a Benedictine abbey converted to a hospital for refugees only about 30 miles from the brutal German camp, Dachau, and PFCs Hilliard and Herman personally saved many of the emaciated souls who had somehow avoided execution there. The story doesnt even appear in the massive collection of New York Times Front Pages, 1851-2012, where editors left out their own front page, dated Sept. 30, 1945. There, a detailed report was topped by this headline: President Orders Eisenhower To End New Abuse of Jews Likens Our Treatment To That of the Nazis. Such is the fete of one of the most honorable whistleblowers ever to sound out an injustice. Heres what happened: The Americans let many refugees sicken, starve and die between mid-May and late fall of 1945. Army commanders withheld food and clothing from camps where the starving and desperate had staggered, on foot and wandering down the German roads, after liberation. Fearing disease, military police put the refugees behind barbed wire. In more fortunate camps, Army officers administered food at a per-person rate of about 600 calories per day, which was the standing order from Gen. Eisenhower. In some locations, American troops even traded food, clothing and medicine for favors from women behind the wire. Thats all on the one hand, and documented. On the other hand, PFCs Robert Hilliard and Ed Herman blew the whistle on it. They also stole food from their own mess halls, bought out the Post Exchange store where GIs shopped for luxury items, and snuck that largesse into St. Ottilien, past military police guarding the place. Then, in the 1945 version of an Edward Snowden action, the two young men bribed the printer on the base newspaper where Pfc. Hilliard worked. They ran off 600 copies of a vivid letter he wrote accusing the Americans of their own genocide, and asking for help. Finally, they mailed those letters past Army censors to every sympathetic person and organization they knew of on the eastern seaboard of the United States. A copy eventually reached the president, who investigated. The senior investigator even visited Pfc. Hilliards mother and read the personal letters her son had sent home relating what he saw.That ultimately ended one of our most disreputable hours. By late fall, Army trucks carrying some of the 1,400 packages of 40, 50 or 60 pounds, mailed from American cities and towns to St. Ottilien, were delivering the goods to the desperate. As many as 10,000 may ultimately have been saved there and American policy toward the displaced changed everywhere, too. It was an immense feat for a teenager with no power, no backing, and nothing but brains, heart and guts, and he was never officially celebrated for it. In a true sense Ed and I were whistleblowers, Mr. Hilliard told me the day after his visit to Temple Beth El. Some GIs called us unAmerican and traitors for criticizing our countrys policies and actions. But the two young men were lucky. If this had occurred today, Mr. Hilliard acknowledges, as whistleblowers wed either be in jail, or seeking asylum in Russia. Fortunately for all of us, he is still here to stand witness to what happened. Without remembering without telling and retelling what happened we Americans, all of us, become cultural and ethical amputees. o t R t t a

PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsKaren Feldman Artis Henderson Jim McCracken Athena Ponushis Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Maureen Sullivan-Hartung Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Tim Gibbons Bernadette La Paglia Marla Ottenstein Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Wendy Devereaux Paul Heinrich Elliot Taylor Natalie Zellers Circulation ManagerCameo Hinman chinman@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryan Cori Higgins Aron Hubers Mary Watts Sales and Marketing AssistantCarolyn AhoBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2013 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state Police brutality, mental illness and The Memphis ModelElsa Cruz filed a federal lawsuit in New York this week, months after police shot her husband dead. Last May, Cruz called 911 asking for help with her husband, Samuel. She feared he hadnt taken his medication while she was on vacation in her native country, the Philippines. Eight months, almost to the day, before Cruz was killed, not far away in Harlem, Hawa Bah called 911 to ask for medical help for her son, Mohamed. Rather than getting medical help, Mohamed Bah was confronted by the New York City Police Department. Within hours, he, too, was shot dead by police, hit eight times, once in the head. Mohameds sister, Oumou Bah, is suing the City of New York and unnamed police officers. While neither lawsuit will bring back the dead, they may prevent future deaths by forcing the New Rochelle Police Department and the NYPD to adopt an increasingly mainstream police practice for dealing with emotionally distressed people, called The Memphis Model. In an exclusive interview Tuesday on the Democracy Now! news hour, I had the chance to interview Hawa Bah and Elsa Cruz. They were meeting each other in our studios for the first time. Hawa Bah made annual visits to New York from the West African nation of Guinea to see her son, Mohamed. On her most recent visit, she was struck by Mohameds deteriorating condition. He had lost weight and had a cut above his eye. He was acting erratically. She suspected he was depressed, and wanted him to go to the hospital. Unable to convince him to go, she sought advice from friends, who suggested she call 911. She told me, When I saw the police car, I see him, I say, Hey, I dont call police. I call an ambulance. He say, No, maam, dont worry. In New York here, when you call an ambulance, we will come first. We will look at the person and call an ambulance. He said, Dont worry, he will be OK. The NYPD never told Mohamed Bah that they were there at his mothers request. Hawa Bah told me, He didnt tell Mohamed, Your mom say go to the hospital. He just say, Mohamed, open the door. I came for you. She begged the police to let her talk to her son. Her attorney Randolph McLaughlin explained what happened next: They broke the door down, tasered, beanbagged and shot him eight times. The last bullet went into his head and had stippling around the entry wound, which says that that shot, which probably took his life, was at close range. On May 26, Samuel Cruz, like Mohamed Bah, was acting erratically. Elsa called 911. She recounted to me what she told the operator: Theres something wrong with my husband. He needs help. Can you please send us somebody to help me to assisting him to go to the hospital? She said, Your husband is harming anybody? And I said, No, maam, no. Hes a very nice person. He never harm anybody. Could you please send us somebody, or whatever? And then, OK. The New Rochelle police arrived, dressed, as Elsa recalls, for war. They forced their way into the apartment and shot her husband dead. Both the NYPD, in Bahs case, and the New Rochelle police, in Cruzs case, claim that the distressed individual lunged at officers with a knife. As Bah and Cruzs other attorney, Mayo Bartlett, noted: The thing thats striking in these cases is the fact that the police are not called in response to a crime. Theres no rush. Theres no need to take such immediate action. This is where The Memphis Model comes in. Maj. Sam Cochran is a retired officer with the Memphis, Tenn., police. In 1987, police responded to a man who was harming himself, and threatening others, with a knife. The police killed the man. Community outcry prompted the mayor to call for a solution. They developed the Crisis Intervention Team. Sam Cochran explained to me, Its a community program (with) three main partnerships: law enforcement, local mental-health services providers and also advocacy. CITs put a trained officer or mental-health professional on the scene, to de-escalate a situation. Since its inception in Memphis, it has been adopted in more than 2,500 communities in 40 states, as well as internationally. The Cruz and Bah families are suing, demanding that the New Rochelle Police Department and the NYPD adopt CIT policies. As attorney Randolph McLaughlin summarized: The police say the exact same thing in Bah and in Cruz: He came at us with a knife, and we killed him. ... What was their plan? Did they have a plan when they broke in the door? Why did they break in the door? Why didnt they slow things down? Why did they aggravate the situation? In fact, the officers in all of these cases have not been trained in crisis intervention. Theyve been trained in the use of force deadly force. And if thats all the officer has at his disposal, he will use it. Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,000 stations in North America. She is the co-author of The Silenced Majority, a New York Times best-seller. f t h a w a l amyGOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly The Republican push to defund Obamacare defied the strategic wisdom of the ages. Avoid what is strong, Sun Tzu advised, to strike what is weak. According to Machiavelli, Prudence consists in knowing how to recognize the nature of the different dangers and in accepting the least bad as good. In contravention of all these axioms, the defunders stormed the barricades at their strongest point. They exhibited no willingness to distinguish among bad options or appreciation for what was really achievable. At best, their approach was a high-risk, lowreward strategy. As it turns out, there wasnt even any reward. The shutdown fight has been interesting in its particulars but dull in its overall trajectory, which was so predictable that the news stories on the endgame almost could have been filed in advance. Even bomb-throwers hesitated to light this fuse. Sen. Rand Paul never thought the shutdown was a good strategy. When the allegedly wholly impractical libertarian doubts your tactical judgment, it should be taken as a warning. Sen. Ted Cruz, the very able point man for the defunders, kept the strategy afloat longer than most people would have expected, but he could never explain persuasively the path from a shutdown to a signing ceremony in the White House defunding the presidents signature piece of legislation. A key part of the theory was that, in the heat of a shutdown, red-state Democrats would buckle and join the anti-Obamacare bandwagon. Given the near-certainty that Republicans would be blamed for the shutdown, this was always fanciful. Republicans did the best they could during the shutdown. They passed rifle-shot bills out of the House funding specific functions of government that put Democrats in a tight spot. They highlighted the idiotic excesses of the National Park Service. They hit Democrats for their unwillingness to negotiate. But all of this amounted to damage control. In the end, although polls showed the gap relatively narrow, more people blamed Republicans than Democrats. As the anti-government party that was forcing the issue, the Republicans were always going to have trouble escaping blame. Gallup and Wall Street Journal/ NBC polls showed the partys favorability scraping bottom. On top of all this, the party went into the fight divided, with the House Republicans most enthusiastic about the strategy foisting it on their leadership. They proved again that, in the right circumstances, they can control the House Republican Conference, which gives them control of... the House Republican Conference. An initial plan promoted by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor simply to force a vote on defunding in the Senate and then move to a clean continuing resolution was blasted by defunders as empty symbolism. After a few weeks of political pain, Republicans ended up in the same place: The House voted on a defunding provision that was quickly pushed aside by the Senate, and it was forced to accept an essentially clean continuing resolution. Now, the same defunders who argued that Obamacare would be unrepealable beginning Oct. 1 with the opening of the exchanges are vowing to fight on against the health-care law as they should. It will be a long fight, requiring not just passion and principle but also a little strategic wisdom. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. t a m e w n richLOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONThe defunding debacle


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PAGE 6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 A MCQUAID MARKETING PRODUCTION FOR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES CONTACT 239-331-7371Everyone in Naples knows former mayor and city council member Bill Barnett. Not everyone knows the other Bill Barnett, but everyone should. Physically, the two men could not be more different, but they are alike in their love of Naples and their passion for improving the community. The two met during a concert of thanksgiving and celebration following Hurricane Wilma in 2005 and continue their friendship over occasional breakfasts. The other Bill Barnett, who grew up in Jamaica, Queens, N.Y., serves as coordinator of lay ministries at Covenant Church of Naples-CPA. He founded a ministry born of the conviction that the arts and media can communicate the Gospel in compelling and creative ways to a mediafocused world. He launched Storytellers Creative Arts, Inc. in 2002 and is organizing its fourth annual conference in Naples Nov. 7-9 (www. He believes God is raising a generation of artists who will make a positive difference in our culture by using their creative gifts in worship and service. Storytellers Creative Arts exists to inspire and develop creative people, by providing opportunities for connection and networking among both professional and emerging artists. Creative expression groups focus on the spiritual formation of artists, while hands-on art projects in the community help artists share ideas and support. Conferences, roundtable discussions and art and film festivals in Naples and other cities bring Christian professionals and students in the arts and media together. Workshops explore how the media and culture affect each other, with an emphasis on the connection to the Christian-world life view. A vocalist, graphic artist and art show curator, this Mr. Barnett has been leading conferences on media, faith and culture since 1999. For the past three years, as part of his duties at Covenant Church of Naples, he has organized a team of 500-plus volunteers who spend the second Saturday of February every year going throughout the community doing acts of kindness and extending the love of Christ by helping the elderly, making minor repairs, cleaning, landscaping, etc. Its called Project Serve, and the 2014 date is Feb. 8. He also has recently started a community gospel choir. Before moving to Naples, Mr. Barnett worked with Campus Crusade for Christ, serving with the Kings College and local urban ministries in New York City as executive assistant to the president. He organized many community choirs in New York and has recently started a community gospel choir here in Naples. PROFILES IN PARADISEMeet the other Bill Barnett Talking points with Bill BarnettOne thing on your bucket list: Thats a tough one, but one thing I would like to do is open a center/school where artists would inspire one another through all types of media art, music, poetry, etc. It would have space for performances as well. It would be a special place for inspiration and encouragement, where we would focus on opportunities to use what we have to make a difference in the world. First job: My rst of cial job was assisting a curator at an upscale gallery in New York. It was primarily a corporate art gallery. Most recent travels: My last trip was to Johannesburg, South Africa, to work with orphan children. I enjoy going to other countries to teach music to these children. I have a clown ministry to children as well. While there I did have a chance to experience the culture, food, shopping and an elephant safari. Skill or talent you wish you had: I wish I could play piano. I am a self-taught singer who sings by ear. I do not read music. Advice for the younger generation: I dont have kids, but I do have nieces and nephews. My advice would be to rst follow the Lord and to love Him with all their heart. Something that makes you laugh: Jackie Gleason and The Honeymooners. Last book you read: Abbas Child, by Brennan Manning. Something people might be surprised to nd out about you: I have written two childrens books, a few songs and a fth-grade curriculum book. What are you most proud of? I am thankful to be serving people and that most of my work in all my life has been working with people, especially helping them to grow and be productive in whatever their callings may be. Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: The picturesque glimpses of color and the beaches. I especially like the fall. This is the best time of the year to live in Naples. What you miss about the Paradise Coast when youre away: I de nitely miss the warmth and sunshine if Im up north in the winter. BARNETT

PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 ultimately produce miracles.That, at least, is a rough approximation of what the gardeners tell of us of growing in the subtropics, now as October winds up. If its food you want from a garden, its time to plant especially in the winter months, when Southwest Floridas embrace is like few others in North America. Here, vegetables emerge that are traditionally associated with such hallowed growing ground as summertime Iowa or Indiana or Missouri. Tomatoes and onions and peppers and beans and whatnot, for example. I always say, plan in September and plant in October, advises Bob Cook, whose personal food garden is designed almost solely around the production of salsa, with heirloom tomatoes, 12 varieties of peppers, onions and herbs. For those who havent planned their salsa gardens ahead, like he does, Mr. Cook offers a helpful but. But, he adds, you can plan in one day and plant on the weekend. This weekend, as a matter of fact that is, if you want to stick to the Florida vegetable schedule, and have your food in the ground by or just after Nov. 1. Gardeners who do it professionally for example, such widely known master gardeners as Millissa Bell in Lee County (The Unruly Gardener), or Eva Worden in Charlotte County (Worden Farms) offer simple aphorisms or advice that should always be heeded, even by experts. Beneath the pavement, earth remembers, is Ms. Bells mantra. A garden is not finished when its planted its only begun, is Mrs. Wordens caveat. Both are right as rain, says Mr. Cook. A Michigander by upbringing and a longtime planting expert, he holds a degree from Michigan State University to go with his various Florida certificates in the subject of growing plants. Coupled to that, he has now spent 24 years in the subtropics, managing or working for such businesses as Naples Fertilizer and Garden Center, and Southern Fertilizer. Gardening and growing is my vocation and its also my hobby its all I do, he admits, describing himself as a plant nerd. Which is why hed stopped by the internationally renowned food farm, ECHO, in North Fort Myers, the other day ECHO is an acronym for the Christianbased Educational Concerns for Haiti Organization. The organization helps small-scale farmers worldwide living simple and sometimes stricken lives to boost their harvests of diverse and nutritional crops, in whatever climates and with whatever resources they have in old barrels, in tires, in terraced hills, in tin cans, on poles, in wet or dry or hot or cold. Here, they experiment with plants and techniques at their elaborately planned and designed farm just north of the Caloosahatchee River, east of I-75. The place has become a learning center with tremendous gravity, drawing in even very experienced gardeners and growers from throughout southern and central Florida who discover ideas and pick up information they never imagined, many say. Mr. Cook is one of those. I had to buy something, he acknowledges, displaying his new katuk, a prolific edible green that grows in such places and Vietnam and Borneo, but also happens to be beautiful. I dont care how it tastes, I just like the way it looks, he says.The learning curveNo matter what you grow in the subtropics or how much youve grown elsewhere, humility is probably one of the greatest virtues of a subtropical gardener the willingness to ask questions of those who may know more than you know. You have to ask questions: there is so much passion around gardening and landscaping in Florida, and so much you can learn at the local Home Depot, at your neighborhood nursery, or walking through the gardens of the Edison-Ford Winter Estates, just anywhere, says Dwayne Bergmann, owner of two businesses on the Southwest coast: Southern Palms and Design, and Dwayne Bergman Design, LLC. With his partner, Fort Myers attorney Luis Insignares, Mr. Bergmann created one of the most elaborate and imaginative ornamental gardens in a home setting anywhere in the region in part through experimentation at their home in the Brynwood neighborhood of south Lee County. And when the couple had a chance to expand their opportunities to two acres on a home next door recently, they sold that place and started again. There are so many knowledgeable people around, so thats the first thing I would suggest to anyone interested ask for help, Mr. Bergmann says. Second: Dont be afraid to experiment. If they wont grow in one place, try them someplace else. If they look like they arent healthy, start over with something else. To create their first home garden, the couple started with Mr. Insignares ideas, along with Mr. Bergmanns genetic gift for envisioning the ideas and then growing them into reality, explains Mr. Insignares. It didnt hurt, either, that Mr. Bergmann grew up on a farm in northeastern Missouri, where his father, his uncle and his grandfather all operated a custom home building business and a landscaping business and knew what they were doing, he says. So, for the landscaping, I had a couple of concept pictures Id gathered, I had seen landscape artistry that was an eclectic mix of plants that may or may not be used together in typical applications, and we have an extremely random assortment of those plants, explains Mr. Insignares. The process was quite fun. I procured all the species of these plants, 30 to 35, and I would buy 20 to 100 of each of those species. I had them all delivered, and then I literally applied plants like you would apply paint to a canvas. So instead of having 20 different paint colors, I said, Here is my complete palate and species of plant, and I placed them about the landscape. Some landscape artists would do that by starting with a 3D rendering, perhaps but not these two. In this case, it was a real-time application. From a process perspective, I did research on the different plants, which included number one, reading about what grows well and does well in different environments, and two, interviewing three or four different nursery owners, says Mr. Bergmann. So I was also completing and conducting research at same time, and asking, How does this look when its five years old versus 10 years old? I was worrying about moisture, light, soil it wasnt a weekend project. It was probably six months continuous, to pull it all together. And even if Id done it as a professional project, it would have been 90 to 100 days. Among the biggest surprises in the garden was a variety of banana with a large purple underleaf. Everyone told me they were decorative and they wouldnt produce fruit, but we had about eight dozen bananas off of each tree. We had to build supports to keep PLANTFrom page 1 Bobs salsa recipeFour medium tomatoes; 2-3 serrano or jalapeo chiles, stems and seeds removed; 1 large Florida sweet onion; 1 pimiento or bell pepper; 2 cloves garlic; 1/4 cup nely chopped fresh cilantro; juice of one lime or lemon; salt to taste. Mix and enjoy.Bob Cook with a katuk plant he purchased at ECHO. The plant is an edible shrub that grows to 6 feet in height and 5 feet wide. Although it has flowers and fruit, it is the leaves that are edible. They have a nutty flavor and do not need to be cooked.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 NEWS A9 them from pulling the whole tree over, says Mr. Insignares. And what they got was spectacular, by their own definition. The overall look really nailed the private tropical retreat that we wanted. What turned out more interesting than I had thought, were the various cacti I planted. I put all of them, varieties of succulent, in pots instead of on the ground, and it allowed moisture to be controlled, so they also thrived. So it was an interesting dichotomy to see all these luscious tropical plants, and in the middle a couple different cacti. This was all about creating. Starting outBut before any creating in this peninsular garden of near Eden, there are a few things to know, whether they seem obvious or not: first, putting plants in the sun is a good idea. And second, the soil, paradoxically, is about as poor as it comes especially if you live on property less than three decades old. One of the first things I learned when I came here, says Mr. Cook, was how poor our soils are. In the Midwest, people are used to clay, loam or something else, but here, theyre beyond barren. In a lot of places there is no topsoil its all subsoil or fill. Cape Coral is built on fill, for example. And people assume theyre just going to dig a hole and plant something, and it will grow. But in spite of the visual and stereotypical evidence everything is green and it rains a lot in summer, so if you just throw out a seed, the plant will spring up, wont it? thats not enough. You have to improve the soil, any soil here, with some sort of organic matter, Mr. Cook explains. We have many things going for us, but our greatest hurdle is infertile, almost unfriendly soil. Ms. Bells advice echoes that of others, and its simple and straightforward: Most sandy south Florida soils are alkaline, so I dont worry too much about it outside of planning for it, she says. Since the pH affects the plants ability to take up nutrients, I recommend a pH test and nutritional analysis when you first get started as a way to identify potential problems and to troubleshoot when problems do arise. It also helps ensure appropriate fertilization. After that, I only soil test if problems arise that I cant pinpoint elsewhere, or if I want to see how my soilbuilding techniques are progressing.Compare and contrastIn Punta Gorda Isles in Charlotte County, a tidy, upscale community built along canals running into the Gulf of Mexico, starting out with a soil test helps, and so does wide experience. The well-kept homes and yard gardens frequently reflect the careful, notso-ambitious passions of growers who want to make sure it all works without a lot of trouble but some have much wider ranging tastes. Suzanne and Don McCormick, for example. Connecticut Yankees who grew up with New England gardens, when the McCormicks left Connecticut they skipped Florida entirely and landed in the Turks and Caicos Islands of the Caribbean. There, they bought a farm and learned to grow large quantities of fresh produce for local restaurants and markets, which they did for several years before returning to the United States and settling on the Gulf Coast. All of which puts them in a position to compare garden experiences in widely different regions. And in some ways there is no easy comparison, says Mr. McCormick, who works with his wife to produce a robustly varied and eclectic ornamental garden that is now widely admired among experts in the area. Its mixing pears, apples and oranges because one variable is soil, another is the length of the day and the third is the intensity of the sunlight, he explains. Connecticut had topsoil and long relatively cool days, ideal for growing tomatoes. The Turks and Caicos islands had short, intensely hot days that kept the tomato plants dormant most of the day didnt Jimmy Buffet write a song about the closer to the equator the shorter the day? And finally here in the reclaimed soil from the canal dredging in Punta Gorda Isles, the tomatoes suffer from the lack of nutrients in the sandy bottom that contains no decayed plant material. Then, theres temperature, says Mrs. McCormick. Once you realize that the whole temperature thing is different, you have a leg up, she says. Here right now, you can grow pansies and snap dragons and petunias things you would grow in the summer in the north. Of course, youre not dealing with rich soil, but you can improve that. And the good side is, its easy to dig. You have more bugs, which is also true in the Turks, and there are more insects and things to worry about. But those are just worries. Mrs. McCormick has caladiums, hibiscus, allamande bushes, flax, lilies, crown of thorn, Dutchmans pipe vine, crepe myrtle and a variety of palms, including an enormous bismarkia, and triangle and Christmas palms. For hand tools, she recommends a trowel for digging, a shovel, you dont really need a rake but you always have one. Pruning shears, and then, what they call loppers, which are pruning shears with a longer blade. You need a watering can really, a watering system. We have an irrigation system that goes on once a week, and waters the plots. Simple, really. As long as youre willing to learn. Its just a learning experience for everyone, says Mrs. McCormick. You cant say, OK, Im going to do what I did at home.Spectacular resultsBut if you can learn, and if you start by improving the soil, and if youre willing to accept occasional failures, the results can be spectacular. Then, as Mr. Cook demonstrates each year and to name only one small but widely cherished example, you can grow the same tomatoes or better ones than a northern gardener. Heirloom tomatoes are my favorite but hardly anybody grows them here because its such a challenge, like building a ship in a bottle. But the rewards are terrific, he says. Mr. Cook has a trick, which hes happy to share: call it, Reach for the sky. Almost all heirlooms are crazy vines, he says. So first, stake. If you let them ramble on the ground, the plant will grow 12 feet wide and rot. Also, a tomato cage is worthless because its only only four feet high. These plants will typically grow 8 to 10 feet high. So I have eight or nine plants, and (for each) I drive a fencepost into the ground, then attach a (vertical) two-by-two to it, so all my stakes are 8 feet high. You prune a little on the side, and there is nothing magic about it all my tomato plants get 8 feet high. And those luscious heirlooms originally from Russia or Poland or the Amish country of Pennsylv ania or somewhere else they begin to produce abundant fruit. Here we have high humidity and fungus, so they are not carefree, Mr. Cook warns. I stake them, I watch them closely for fungus, then Ill spray them and keep them clean. That way, I end up with a decent crop. And in ornamentals or food, a decent crop is the name of the game. Useful books Vegetable Gardening in Florida by James M. Stephens, University of Florida Press. A colorful, thorough guide.Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew. An ef cient way to organize your beds to get the most food per inch.Some helpful websites Visit these sites to learn more about gardening in Southwest Florida. http://lee.ifas.u .edu/ www.eden http://echonet.orgJohn Brossard of Naples Fertilizer & Garden Center with a handful of begonias. Flowers from Dwayne Bergmanns garden. What to plant whenSeasons here are distinct, but calendar dates are not. For example, gardeners can plant many fall vegetables in late winter, or spring vegetables in early summer, and expect a harvest. There are two climate-de ning characteristics of the southwest coast to keep in mind: one, the likelihood of one-night freezes several times between mid-December and late February, and two, heat in summer. If you plant vegetables or fruit vulnerable to freeze, have a plan to protect them when the temperature drops below 32 degrees. For more information, go to www.unrulygardener. com or >> FALL (plant Oct. 1 on): Tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers, green beans, corn, peppers, Asian greens such as bok choy and others. >> WINTER: (plant Dec. 1 on): broccoli, sweet peas, hardier greens such as kale or lettuce varieties, potatoes, carrots, beets, radishes, strawberries >> SPRING (plant March 1 on): cherry tomatoes, hot peppers, black-eyed peas, okra, heat-tolerant greens such as collards, mustard greens and New Zealand spinach >> SUMMER (plant May 15 on): Sweet potatoes, papayas, okra, calabaza squash and the like.


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Said an NRK journalist, You would think its boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs. The entrepreneurial spirit Extract of cockroach is a delicacy among some Chinese, believed able to miraculously reduce inflammation, defy aging and cure tuberculosis, cancer and cirrhosis. Quartz reported in August that Yunnan province is a Silicon Valleytype business center, where pulverized roaches can sell for the equivalent of about $89 a pound, and five pharmaceutical companies have contracts with ranches that have formed the Sichuan Treasure Cockroach Farming Cooperative. (In August, a start-up farm in Jiangsu province was, police suspect, vandalized, allowing at least a million cockroaches being prepared for market to flee to adjacent neighborhoods.) Hipster Haven: Two fearless entrepreneurs inaugurated services recently in faux-fashionable Brooklyn, N.Y. 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Detroit, which most acknowledge acted wisely in filing for bankruptcy protection in July (in the face of debts estimated to be at least $18 billion), will nonetheless be on the hook for bankruptcy legal fees that could total $60 million under current contracts (according to an October New York Times report), plus various expenses, such as the $250,000 to Christies auction house to price and sell some assets. A fee examiner has been hired to keep the expenses in line, but he charges $600 an hour. Medical marvels A recent medical journal reported that a 49-year-old man in Brazil said he had recovered from a stroke except that the damage to his brain (in a subcortical region associated with higher-level thinking) has caused him to develop pathological generosity toward others. A Duke University neurologist told Londons Daily Mail that stroke-induced personality changes (such as hoarding) are common, but that this particular change appears unique. Doctors reported in the journal Neurocase that even with medication, this patients beneficence was unabated after two years. Blood clots can be especially dangerous, often requiring urgent, harshly invasive open-heart surgery to remove the clot before it can be fatal, but a team from UCLA Medical School reported breathlessly in September that a minimally invasive, cutting-edge machine worked just as well: a vacuum cleaner. When a 62-year-old man arrived at an emergency room with deep vein thrombosis, AngioVac lines were inserted in the leg and neck and sucked out the 24-inch-long clot. The patient was back home and full of energy a week later. Weird animals A scatological force field is how a Reuters reporter in September described the way ordinary house termites are able to increasingly resist extermination. They use their own feces to build their nests, and the pathogens seem to form a protective shield that attacks unfriendly bacteria trying to invade the nests. 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Alan Korest to be honored for championing educationThe Education FoundationChampions For Learning honors Alan Korest as its 2013 Heart of the Apple recipient at a luncheon Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Hilton Naples. Every year we look for someone in the community who has left a legacy to our organization through their time, talent and contributions of leadership, says Susan McManus, president of the Education FoundationChampions For Learning. Alan Korests passion for education over the years is certainly something that we want to honor. The Korest family founded the Bower School of Music at Florida Gulf Coast University and built the Bower Chapel at Moorings Park. Mr. Korest is a major supporter of MusicScores!, the pre-kindergarten violin program, and is the chairman of Music in America, a national program that supports using music as a learning tool. He is a former vice mayor of the city of Naples and a former board member for The Education FoundationChampions For Learning, among many other distinctions. Previous Heart of the Apple recipients include Lavern Gaynor, Herb and Ann Rowe and Alan and Beverley Horton. I feel very, very special sitting in the same seat that they have, Mr. Korest says. Tickets to the Heart of the Apple luncheon remain available for $100 per person. For reservations or more information, call 643-4755 or visit NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 NEWS A13 EXILIS is the fastest, most powerful aesthetic treatment system available for tightening, shaping and ghting wrinkles. We can help.Patrick M. Flaharty, M.D. Introductory Offer20% Off during October!(239) 415-7576 We are proud to offer the new non-surgical breakthrough. Before After$6 million gift announced at NCH Hospital BallMore than 500 guests at the 55th annual NCH Hospital Ball were the first to learn of a $6 million gift from Naples residents Robert and Mariann MacDonald and their daughter, Megan. The gift, which was announced Oct. 26 at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort, will be applied toward the overall renovation and enhancement of the NCH Emergency Department, a portion of which will include the Pediatric Emergency Department. The PED will be named for the MacDonalds in recognition of their longtime support of NCH. In 2009, the pediatric department on the fourth floor of the Baker Tower at the North Naples campus of NCH was named the Robert & Mariann MacDonald SeaCAREium in recognition of a previous gift. Mrs. MacDonald has served as chairman of the NCH board of trustees since 2012. It was an easy decision for our family to make, she says about the contribution. I am a mother and grandmother first and foremost, but my professional background is in the health-care industry. Especially designed for newborns to children up to age 18, the PED sees a diverse mix of full-time and seasonal residents as well as visitors to Southwest Florida. In 2012, the North Naples campus cared for more than 17,000 pediatric ER patients, a 33 percent increase over the last five years. The MacDonalds gift, along with support from others in the community, including First National Bank of the Gulf Coast, will enable the expansion of the PED from its current seven patient rooms to 14 rooms, including two trauma rooms. Plans call for 24-hour care with the most advanced pediatric technology and equipment. REAGAN RULE / COURTESY PHOTOMariann, Megan and Robert MacDonald in the spotlight at the 55th annual NCH Hospital Ball after the announcement of their $6 million gift. See more photos from the ball on C28-29.




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You will love our great Social, Tennis and Golf Amenities! For additional information and a personal tour, please call: Laura Pelletier at FLORIDA WEEKLYA16 WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 providing quality healthcare for all since 1977 four convenient family care locationseast 1755 Heritage Trail #604, Naples, 239.353.4101immokalee 1454 Madison Avenue, Immokalee, 239.658.3000itech 508 North Ninth Street #142, Immokalee, 239.657.6363 north 1284 Creekside Street #101, Naples, 239.596.3133 Have your say about Gordon River ParkThe master plan for the city of Naples Gordon River Park is under way. Naples architect Matthew Kragh has volunteered his services to design the passive park with a focus on providing public access to the Gordon River. City planners and elected officials want to hear from the public with suggestions for what the park should include and for other waterfront parks to consider as inspiration. The following public meetings about the park are coming up in November at Naples City Hall. Additional meetings are scheduled for December-March. 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8: Stakeholders design charrette meeting and park program discussion 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 9: Open meeting for public input 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12: Community Services Advisory Board 3-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22: Public input/discussion of initial design concept (design charrette No. 1) 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 23: Public input/discussion of initial design concept (design charrette No. 2) Updates are posted and questions/ comments are encouraged on the parks Facebook page and at E-mail input is also welcome at info@naplesgordonriverpark. com. And for those who want to pick up the phone, the Naples Community Services Department welcomes calls at 213-7120. Learn how to file a small claim The Collier County Clerk of Circuit Court office holds a free seminar about how to file a small claim from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at South Regional Library on Lely Cultural Boulevard. All are welcome. Filing a small claim is a way to settle a legal dispute with someone when the damages or value of property involved does not exceed $5,000. A lawyer is not required. The seminar will cover the basic administrative process, forms and fees involved. Case examples will be presented, and group discussion will be encouraged. The clerks office cannot provide legal advice, however. Sign up by calling 252-7542 or by visiting Marco art center seeks executive directorThe Marco Island Center for the Arts is searching for an executive director. In addition to being a liaison to the community, the candidate selected will be responsible for administration of the center, fundraising and budget development and execution. The position requires excellent communication skills as well as experience in fundraising, marketing, financial planning and general management. A bachelors degree is preferred but not required. Send resume and salary requirements to the Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island, FL 34145 or e-mail to


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 A17 NAPLES 2465 Trade Center Way 239-592-6006 BONITA SPRINGS 3333 R enaissance Blvd 239-948-9000 Monday Thursday 9 to 6 Friday 9 to 5 Saturday 10 to 5 LIGHTINGWILSONLIGHTING.COMSave 30%-70% on select lighting and dcor. Sale ends Saturday! Sponsors needed to fill Empty BowlsThe Harry Chapin Food Bank has several sponsorship levels for its Empty Bowls Naples event that combines art and music with soup and bread. The 2014 lunch takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Cambier Park. Thousands of people will pay $15 each to select a handcrafted pottery b owl created by area students and will fill it with soup provided by local restaurants and bread from Panera Bread. Bowl-making and bowl-painting workshops are already under way, thanks to Clay More Ceramics, Masterpiece Mixers, Barron Collier Potters Guild, Pelican Bay Rotary Club and Rinny Ryan. Sponsorship opportunities are available from $100 for a bowl sponsor to $10,000 for presenting sponsor. For a $50 donation, individuals can become a Friend of Empty Bowls and enjoy admission to the lunch and a bowl made especially for Friends. For more information, call Joyce Jacobs at 334-7007, ext. 130, e-mail or visit www. Collier students have Veterans Day plansTwo Collier County schools are planning Veterans Day programs to which the public is invited, especially veterans from all branches of the armed forces and their families. Both programs are set for Friday, Nov. 8. Tommie Barfield Elementary School on Marco Island will hold its annual Salute to Our Veterans at 9:30 a.m. The Lely High School JROTC Color Guard will open the ceremony with the presentation of colors, Pledge of Allegiance and the national anthem. The schools fifth-grade class will perform several patriotic songs before the program concludes with God Bless the USA. For more information, call Sandy Hurley at 377-8500. At 2 p.m. the students at Sabal Palm Elementary School will honor veterans. The Cypress Palm Middle School band and the Palmetto Ridge High School JROTC will open the program. Fourthand fifth-grade students will lead presentations about each branch of the armed forces, and the schools English Language Learner students will perform Youre a Grand Old Flag. A thank-you video to veterans will conclude the afternoon. Sabal Palm Elementary is at 4095 18th Ave. NE. For more information, call the school at 377-8200. Bowls at the 2013 event

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College scholarship fair set for seniorsCollier County Public Schools collaborates with the school districts of Lee, Hendry, Charlotte and Glades counties to present the Infinite Scholars Program Scholarship Fair from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Germain Arena in Estero. The free event is dedicated to helping financially disadvantaged students with college admissions guidance, ACT/ SAT preparation and college scholarship information. Representatives of the following schools and organizations will be on hand: Alabama A&M University, Benedict College, Citadel University, Claflin University, DeVry University, Edison State College, Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Hodges University, ITT Technical Institute, Johnson C. Smith University, Keiser University, Kentucky State University, Livingstone College, North Carolina A&T University, Oklahoma State University-Institute of Technology, Payne College, Reynolds University, Saint Louis University, Tuskegee University, University of Missouri, University of North Florida, University of Northern Iowa and the United States Army ROTC Students must register online at www. and print a ticket that will be required for admission. They also must bring with them at least 10 unofficial high school transcripts and unofficial ACT/SAT scores, two letters of recommendation and a brief essay on Why I Want to Go to College. FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 1892 Trade Center Way Naples, Fl 34109 Ph:(239)596-8282 Fax:(239)513-9055 www.alohanaples.comOur 25th Year in NaplesTitanium Heat Pumpsfrom$2,695.00 Weekly Pool Service from $70 a month Titanium Heat Pumps fr o m $ Before After After Before Collier Coyotes youth lacrosse registration openThe Collier County Lacrosse Association has introduced a new image for its affiliate youth lacrosse teams. All youth lacrosse teams are now the Collier Coyotes, represented by a new logo in the navy blue, silver and white team colors. CCLA has operated fall and spring youth lacrosse programs since 2003. Spring teams participate in the regional youth lacrosse league known as FLYLAX along with teams from Fort Myers and Estero. Boys ages 7-15 participate. CCLA had seven teams and more than 125 boys in the FLYLAX league for the spring 2013. The current fall ball program has more than 90 boys who participate in weekly practices and scrimmages. Sign-ups for the spring 2014 season can be completed at www.collierlax. com or in person at Coastland Center Mall between noon and 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9-10. For more information, visit the website above. The Popcorn Cellar is a one-of-a-kind gourmet tasting bar. Presenting hundreds of innovative recipes using only the highest quality ingredients, The Popcorn Cellar offers tastings at our chic popcorn bar where you can taste an array of special avors.Pop by soon! Locally owned by Patti Fortune and Jeremy Dominwww 651 5th Avenue South, Naples (239) 263-0023 Open daily at 11amNow Open!


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 A21 Jupiters New Downtown Waterfront Dining, Entertainment & Moreestined to be the only waterfront location for dining, shopping and entertainment in Palm Beach County, Harbourside Place will be more than Jupiters new downtown. This $144 Million development will offer a stunning setting for visitors staying at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter Beach, a 4.5-Star hotel that overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway.D Harbourside Place at a Glance: 112,840 square-foot Wyndham Grand hotel 12,000 square-foot rooftop plaza Open-air amphitheater 36,500 square feet of restaurant space 53,704 square feet of retail space 59,126 square feet of ofce space 2,500 square feet designated for cultural use 31 marina slips (leasable and transient) 929 parking spacesHarbourside Place and Wyndham Grand Jupiter Beach will open its doors in July 2014 and host its OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING in F all 2014 R eservations for cultural activities, conferences and ev ents along the water front, atop the rooftop plaza and at the 4.5-Star Wyndham Grand hotel are currently being accepted.Located on the East Coast equivalent to Naples, Harbourside Place offers a location for retailers, boutiques and restaurants searching for a market that is slated to deliver some of the highest earnings in the state. 561.799.0050 HARBOURSIDE NAPLES HARBOURSIDE NAPLES HARBOURSIDE NAPLES5 MILES 10 MILES 15 MILESAverage HH income$105,959$88,266$100,826$90,276$89,798$92,793 Total Population90,60684,890194,163215,815328,627307,550 Households38,93539,98584,62093,000139,925132,959 Median Age 485548494651 DEMOGRAPHIC COMPARISON 20%off 8811 North Tamiami Trail | 239.514.0535The Marketplace at Pelican Bay next to PublixOne time use per transaction on one sale item. Cannot be combined with other coupon offers on this item. Excludes Red Dot Clearance, Gift Cards, Fabulous Finds, BOGO, Mad Dash and Doorbuster merchandise. Not valid on previously purchased merchandise. May be used with Stein Mart MasterCard Rewards Certicates. Coupon must be surrendered at time of sale. Valid 11/1 & 11/2/2013 in our Naples store. Reproductions will not be accepted. Not for use by Stein Mart associates. For in-store use only. 7002001020246329Friday & Saturday Any One Sale ItemVALID IN NAPLES STORE ONLY. Valid on all Red Dot Clearance items. Cannot be combined with other coupon offers on these items. Not valid on previously purchased merchandise. May be used with Stein Mart MasterCard Rewards certicates. Coupon must be surrendered at time of sale. Valid 11/1 & 11/2/13 in our Naples store. Reproductions will not be accepted. Shoes at 25% off. For in-store use only. 7002001040923295Entire Purchase of Red Dot Clearance40%offVALID IN NAPLES STORE ONLY.Entire stocks not included unless specied. Styles and colors will vary by store. Some merchandise may not be available at every store or online. Prices valid 11/1 and 11/2/13.Friday & Saturday Friday & Saturday, November 1 & 2SALE2BIGday SALE 19.96 Palette Cotton sweaters was 24.99 compare at $48 Mens golf apparel now 17.46-20.96 was 24.99-29.99 compare at $45 & up SALE 30% off SALE 50% off Quilts now 24.96-29.96 was 49.99-59.99 compare at $119-$210 SALE 30% off Fashion jewelry now 6.96-20.96 was 9.99-29.99 compare at $20-$60Find These Great Sale Items Plus 1000s More Throughout the StoreThe lights are on at Boys & Girls ClubThe Boys & Girls Club of Collier County participated in the nationwide Lights on Afterschool to celebrate the work being done by youth who attend after-school programs that keep them safe, inspire them to learn and relieve working parents. Without after-school programs, many children and youth throughout our community would have nowhere to go, Colleen Miller, program director for BGCCC, says. The local club serves 3,000 of the most at-risk children and teens in Collier County every year with programs and activities that foster academic success, strong character, good citizenship and healthy lifestyles. For more information, call 325-1700 or visit COURTESY PHOTOKids at the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County colored paper light bulbs to hang in the lobby as part of Lights on Afterschool. Top: Kaitlynn Wilbur and Kayla Jets. Center: Shakeem Harvey and Kers-Andy Michel. Above: Regine Loute, Michelle Glorrin and Alexia Swam.

PAGE 22 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 FASHIONFrom page 1an American Girl doll to an 18-month-old patient, Stella, who has been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. Along with the doll, they brought a doll-size hospital gown. Ms. Tooley says Stella dressed the doll in the hospital gown herself and seemed grateful to have another little girl just like her in her arms. That solidified what Im doing for the hospital right there, she says. Thats my whole being right now that little girl and that little doll. Thats why Im doing this event. NBC-2 anchor Kellie Burns will share the American Girl story at the fashion show. She also went to the hospital the day Stella received her doll. It was something I will never forget, she says in an e-mail. She hugged her, touched her hair over and over (Stella has no hair as a result of her cancer treatments) and kissed her. Stella is too sick to leave her hospital room, so this doll will be a big comfort to her. Ms. Burns likes that American Girl dolls dont look like super models or Barbie dolls. They look like little girls. I love the fact that they talk about celebrating girls, she says about the American Girl mantra. They look like young girls and girls love them, just like they should love their bodies and faces and hair. I know they can be expensive, and thats one drawback, but I love the message. The dolls can cost upwards of $100. Many are set in historical periods and come with clothing lines, accessories and a storybook to teach children about that moment in time from the perspective of a little girl. More modern American Girl dolls can come fashioned with a wheelchair, hearing aids or braces to make little girls like Stella feel like there is someone else like them out there somewhere, even if its a doll in their arms. Ms. Tooley first presented the fashion show idea to the hospital about a year ago when the Impact Initiative of Southwest Florida, what started out as a small group of women, gathered together in a conference room to figure out how to raise money for The Childrens Hospital. Chairing this event has changed my life, she says. Meeting these sick children is the best and worst thing about fundraising. I leave those kids, walk out of the hospital and think, Who can I call? What more can I do? Who can help me? Eleven-year-old Marian Hanlon is one of the models who will walk the runway of the American Girl Fashion Show. She has dark brown hair, light blue eyes, ivory skin, a few freckles and a beauty mark above her lip. People say she looks just like Molly, a doll American Girl will be retiring this year, and thats exactly whos she going to be in the show: Molly, dressed in a black skirt, saddle shoes, red-and-black checkered sweater, French beret and white collar, looking just darling. Marian has three American Girl dolls. I think when we gave her her first American Girl, it definitely brought us closer, says her mother, Mary Hanlon. Its a way for a mother to teach her daughter how to appreciate something. Not that every gift is not special, she adds, but this is very special. You can tell your daughter, If you cherish this and take care of it, you can pass it down from generation to generation. Its an opportunity to teach her how to respect things. Ms. Burns hopes the American Girl Fashion Show will lend another mother/daughter lesson. I hope the mothers who take their daughters to the fashion show use this event as a teachable moment. Perhaps they encourage their daughters to do some fundraisers to pay for the ticket or the merchandise, knowing it will go to help another child who is sick. If we can teach community and empathy for other children, it will be a huge success. I love that its a fundraiser that gives mothers and daughters a special day together. That what makes the fashion show so special. As much as the show benefits The Childrens Hospital, American Girl dolls benefit young girls.The day after Ms. Tooley visited the hospital to give Stella her gift, Stellas mother wrote Ms. Tooley: Stella will see you on the American Girl Fashion Show runway in three years, for her doll had given her something to hope for and something to hold. >>What: The American Girl Fashion Show, a bene t for the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida >> When: Two seatings: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 >> Where: The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club >> Tickets: $100 per person. Sponsorships are available for $200, which will allow a patient and parent to attend. >> Details: Each show includes brunch/lunch, party favors, raf e prizes, a keepsake photo and door prizes. Guests (and their dolls) will also be able to visit an American Girl doll salon and pop-up bookstore. >>Reservations: Call the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation at 343-6950 or visit www.sw VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYFront row: Morgan Leach and Julie; Peyton Wittenborn and her doll, both dressed in this years American Girl holiday dress; Charlotte Laquis and her doll, both wearing Pink Summertime Flowers. Back row: Marian Hanlon and Molly; Brooke Tooley and Rebecca (also near left); Lauren Meunch and Saige; Reagan Rebeor and Kaya (also at far left); Allie Vallieres and Emily. I love the fact that they talk about ce l e b ratin g gi r l s, s h e says a b out th e Am er ic an G ir l mantra. T h ey l oo k l i k e youn g g ir l s an d gir l s l ove t h em, just l i k e t h ey s h ou ld l ove t h eir bodies and f aces and hair. I know they can be expensive an d t ha b ac k, b ut I l sage. 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Myers(239) 649-1662 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 NEWS A25 University report: Consumer confidence takes a dive THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDAFloridas consumer confidence fell sharply in October to 71, down seven points from September and its lowest level in nearly two years, according to a new University of Florida survey. This is the lowest reading since December 2011 following the last debt ceiling showdown in August of that same year, says Chris McCarty, director of UFs Survey Research Center in the Bureau of Economic and Business Rese arch. Although confidence among Floridians was already declining prior to any indication of a shutdown and debt ceiling debate, There is no doubt that confidence in September took a hit as we replayed the events of August 2011, the last time the U.S. was precariously close to a default, he adds. Much like the rest of the country, Floridians were not happy with the prospect of defaulting on our national debt and a prolonged shutdown of federal services. All five components used in the index decreased. Respondents overall consensus regarding whether they are personally better off financially now than a year ago fell three points to 62. Their expectations of improved personal finances a year from now was 74, a decline of six points from September. The survey-takers confidence in the U.S. economy over the coming year dropped eight points to 68, as their outlook for the nations economic health over the next five years sank two points to 73. Both components are their lowest level since December 2011. Meanwhile, their view that the present is a good time to buy a big-ticket item, such as a vehicle, fell 11 points to 80. Age mattersSeniors were the surveys most pessimistic respondents. Their ratings fell in all five categories with two showing dramatic declines. Respondents age 60 and over registered a 12-point drop in expectations of U.S. economic conditions over the next year and a 20-point drop in perceptions as to whether it is a good time to buy big-ticket items. The older respondents were likely troubled by the prospect of the federal government defaulting on its debts, which would delay Social Security checks and negatively affect the stock market, hurting retirement accounts, Mr. McCarty says.More uneaseAnxiety over the federal shutdown and debt ceiling problems was not the only cause of Octobers confidence decline, however. There was also concern over Florida state revenues. Although a surplus is now expected, revenues might be smaller by the beginning of the year if Floridians and tourists decide to spend less, Mr. McCarty adds. Floridians also might see a rise in unemployment in September, especially in the leisure and hospitality sectors, when new statistics, which were delayed by the shutdown, are released next month. The expected decline is due to a pullback in consumer discretionary spending that will show up in retail sales data, which is another indicator with a delayed release date, as the census was part of the shutdown, Mr. McCarty explains. Another sign of growing pessimism is the news that the median price of a singlefamily home fell in September to $170,000 from a post-recession high of $177,500 in July, according to a Florida Association of Realtors study. The finding is significant because it predates the shutdown. Though new housing listings were up over 20 percent compared to those in September of last year, they may reflect an eagerness to sell before mortgage rates increase beyond the reach of some buyers, Mr. McCarty says. He also notes that while the Federal Reserve is unlikely to change course until the new year, it is likely to purchase fewer mortgage-backed securities by the end of the first quarter, which it has been doing in recent months to keep interest rates low. As the holiday season is upon us, we estimate weaker-than-usual sales as the Florida consumer remains pessimistic, particularly since new debates among lawmakers are due in January, he says, adding the effect could be reversed if lawmakers signal agreement on the postponed debt-ceiling debate sooner.About the surveyConducted Oct. 1-24, the UF study reflects the responses of 411 individuals, representing a demographic crosssection of Florida. The index used by UF researchers is benchmarked to 1966, which means a value of 100 represents the same level of confidence for that year. The lowest index possible is a 2; the highest is 150. For more information about the October survey, visit


Yoga techniques parallel, complement recovery programs BY KIERSTEN MOONEYSpecial to Florida Weekly Yoga can be a powerful and supportive tool for people who are going through major life changes and recovery. Increasingly, yoga and meditation are being embraced as ancillary modalities because they parallel and complement many recovery programs. When strong urges or cravings come up due to addictions or major life crises, they create extreme emotions and even physical reactions. Through awarenessbased yoga practices, one can increase the gap between a stimulus and ones ability to choose how to respond instead of reacting to the sudden urges and emotions. Yoga teaches individuals in recovery to: Heal from the inside out. Stay through pain, urges and cravings with patience, grace and tolerance. Focus on their breath and relax into the moment without reaction. Create self-awareness for where we are in the present moment. Recognize when we react compulsively versus respond with honesty and compassion. Coordinate our breath with the movement of our bodies and to flow with what is without resistance. The only constant in life is change, and its inevitable. We can choose to resist change or we can flow with it, but what we resist persists. Accepting change is awakening to our inability to control the natural flow of the universe. Yoga can help individuals in recovery let go, have faith and open themselves up to receive the love and support that is around them. Since 2011, Bala Vinyasa has been donating weekly yoga flow classes at the Bala Vinyasa studio for clients enrolled in the Crossroads recovery program at the David Lawrence Center. Crossroads is the centers 18-bed adult residential substance abuse treatment program. The biological and psychological benefits of yoga are a direct complement to Crossroads treatment services are designed to address the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the individual seeking treatment. Our goal is to provide a community and safe haven where Crossroads clients can find new hope through the calming and transformative effects of yoga. We have recently expanded our partnership with David Lawrence Center and now offer a second complimentary yoga for sobriety class to support people in recovery from addiction. The class, which includes asana and discussion, meets from 5:15-6:30 p.m. Friday at our studio and is open to anyone in substance abuse recovery in the Collier County community. For more information, call 598-1938 or visit Bala Vinyasa Yoga is at 6200 Trail Blvd. N. Kiersten Mooney is the owner of Bala Vinyasa NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 NEWS WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 Welcome...Robert G. Chami, MD, FACSBoard Certi ed Plastic SurgeonProviding Expert Care to Patients in Marco Island and Cape Coral Now accepting new patients! Aesthetic and Reconstructive Facial Surgery Aesthetic Breast Surgery Body Contouring Dermatologic Surgery Call 1-800-591-DERM to schedule an appointment Audiologist offers free screeningsAudiologist Jana Rentz plans a series of complimentary lunch seminars to give the public a chance to see the newly expanded Decibels Audiology and Hearing Aid Center and to learn about Phonak hearing devices. Complimentary hearing screenings will also be offered. The center is at 3000 Immokalee Road. The first event takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7. Registration is required. Call 593-5327. 90-minute session will introduce MELTJanet Herrberg of Core360 Wellness invites the public to learn about foam rolling and the MELT method for improving the efficiency of your fitness routine as well as reducing chronic pain symptoms. A 90-minute workshop is planned for 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Core360 Wellness, 7700 Trail Blvd. Cost is $35. Ms. Herrberg has more than 20 years of experience in the fitness and massage industry. To register or for more information, call 325-9082 or e-mail Musical tells story of a Balancing Act As a thank-you to the community for 56 years of support, the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida invites the public to a free presentation of Balancing Act: The Musical at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Hodges University. Written and performed by Wambui Bahati, the one-woman show tells her true story of a journey that includes mental institutions, Broadway, welfare mom and dining with presidents. Seating is limited. Reserve yours now by calling Brian Follweiler at 2615405 or visiting HEALTHY LIVING


Do you try too hard to fit in?The Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida invites the public to What Will People Think?, a seminar by psychologist Donna Daisy at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at MHASWFL headquarters at 2335 Tamiami Trail N. Too many of us spend too much time trying to fit in and/or worrying about what others will think. Because the fear of rejection is so great, the results can run the gamut from behavioral issues to acting out, depression, self-injury, eating disorders, addiction, violence and suicide. Ms. Daisy will offer strategies for protection from shame, judgment, criticism and blame, and for empowerment to live a full and authentic life. Attendance is free. Mental health professionals can receive one CEU. Registration is required and can be done by calling Brian Follweiler at MHASWFL, 261-5405, or e-mailing Aiding those with visual impairmentLighthouse 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. Anyone who has been recently diagnosed with macular degeneration, cataracts, tunnel vision or another eye condition and who need help learning how to socialize, navigate, communicate and feel safe in a sighted world is welcome. Programs are designed to teach skills for navigation at home, work and in the community; skills to live independently and safely at home, including tactile medication labeling, cooking, money identification, grooming and other daily tasks; and the use of assistive technology, such as large-print displays and Braille, as well as talking PCs for accessing e-mail and the Internet. The Lighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss is at 2685 Horseshoe Drive. For more information, call 430-3934 or visit NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 A27 Over 140 Top Designer and Brand Name Outlets including SAKS FIFTH AVENUE OFF 5TH, NEIMAN MARCUS LAST CALL, BLOOMINGDALES THE OUTLET STOREMIROMAR OUTLETS VOTED THE BEST SHOPPING CENTER AND BEST SHOPPING DISTRICT IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDAUP TO 70% OFF RETAIL PRICESThe Car & Bike Cruise will bring a caravan of Show Cars and Motorcycles to Miromar Outlets. Come to Miromar Outlets for the nal pit-stop on The Great Florida Pier 2 Pier Cruise! Saturday, November 2 FREE concertBig Engine s *Subject to monthly maintenance fee. Terms and Conditions of the Card Agreement are set forth at Copyright 2013, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Outlets is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporation. 10303113+2326 Journey to higher quality continues apace for NCHWe have been on the journey to higher quality for more than a decade. Among our successes over the years: Prevention of death by sepsis (blood infections) saved more than 230 lives last year. Avoidance of central line infections (intravenous catheters used to deliver fluids, medications and nutrition to very ill hospitalized patients). Our system has decreased infections to just a few a year with a goal of zero. Surgical complications have decreased and are now significantly below the national average. We have decreased urinary tract infections by avoiding inserting catheters unnecessarily and by removing them as soon as they are no longer needed. Improved preventable readmissions in accord with the Florida Hospital Associations No Place Like Home program. NCH has been asked to share our best practices with 750 others at an upcoming national meeting sponsored by U.S. News and World Report. In addition, our critical care coordinator, Chris Raphael, R.N., and our director of infection control, Georgine Kruedelbach, recently shared the story of our success in avoiding ventilatoracquired pneumonia with the Florida Hospital Engagement Network. And Mary McElligot, our diabetes program coordinator, will tell the NCH story about insulin control with surgical patients to a national audience. Jon Kling, R.N., associate chief nursing officer, will host an Institute of Healthcare Improvement webinar about central line infection prevention, and Jennifer Ringle, R.N., critical care assistant director, will present our experience with catheter-associated urinary tract infection prevention in a similar program. All of our efforts have been under the direction of Teresa Golden, R.N., our new director of quality and performance improvement. With NCH as a major participant, the Florida Hospital Associations quality committee has been on a parallel quality journey for the past five years. Leaders from around the state have been meeting quarterly to share results in Five Years of Quality: Working Together to Prevent Harm, Save Lives and Reduce Costs. NCH, first as a member and later as chair of this productive committee, has worked to involve many of the 305 hospitals in Florida, with best practices, benchmarks and encouragement to improve Floridas health-care quality. According to the American Hospital Association, our state has improved from 44th to 34th in national rankings, resulting in our winning the Dick Davidson Award for quality from AHA this past summer. Across Florida, participating hospitals have reduced readmissions by 15 percent, saving $25 million; reduced surgical complications by 14.5 percent, saving $6.67 million; and reduced blood stream infections by 41 percent and urinary tract infections by 37 percent. As to our continuing quality journey at NCH, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Doug Ardoin has joined our team as chief medical officer. He most recently was at HCA TriStar Health in Tennessee and before that was CMO at Memorial Hermann in Texas. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile.Its FREE!Search Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today. Visit us online at ekly. Got Download?The iPad App

PAGE 28 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA28 NEWS WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 SKIN CANCEREvaluations and RemovalFLU SHOTS$19.00*Shingles and Pneumonia VaccinationsNow Available at Both LocationsPRIMARY CARE AND FAMILY PRACTICEby appointment30% OFFFirst Doctors Visitfor all patients without insuranceMINOR SURGERIESPreformed by a Board-Certied General Surgeon1713 SW Health Pkwy, Suite 1, *Rates may vary for insured patients. NAPLES URGENT CARE WALK-IN MEDICAL CLINICESTERO URGENT CARE WALK-IN MEDICAL GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSEWalk the walks, run the runs, hit the links or bait a hook in the name of a nonprofit organization. Here are some opportunities for getting out for a good cause. The fourth annual Southwest Florida Epilepsy Walkathon takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 2, at North Collier Regional Park. For registration or more information, call 254-7710 or 348-5155 or e-mail Danny Rosenfeld at The inaugural Ted Todd Insurance Fort Myers Beach Marathon expects 1,500 runners from 37 states on Sunday, Nov. 10. The starting line for the Eident Racing event is at Nervous Nellies restaurant. The marathon and halfmarathon races set our at 7 a.m. A 5K race will begin five minutes later. The race course crosses the Matanzas Pass Bridge and goes down Summerlin Road and through Lakes Regional Park before returning to Nervous Nellies. For registration details, call Eident Racing at 653-7881, ext. 102, or visit The second annual Footloose & Fancy Free 5K run/walk takes place Saturday, Nov. 16, at Koreshan State Park in Estero. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m. Participants are asked to bring a pair of used shoes for donation to Soles4Souls and Shoes for the Cure. Shoes can be donated at Foot Solutions Estero in Corkscrew Village Plaza prior to the race. Registration forms and sponsorship information are available at the store and online at For more information, call 495-8911 or e-mail The fifth annual All Species Fishing Tournament to benefit Miracle Limbs-Courage in Motion is set for Saturday, Nov. 16, at Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club. Anglers in the catch-andrelease competition will earn points for 19 different species and a mystery fish. Participation is limited to the first 30 boats that sign up. For more information, call Bob Ayers at 591-8393 or Diana Ayers at 300-8156, e-mail or visit The Immokalee Foundations 2013 Charity Classic Pro-Am golf tournament pairs two dozen of the worlds greatest golfers with Naples most philanthropic players on Monday, Nov. 18, at Bay Colony Golf Club. This years chair is Kevin Johnson of Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management. Entry fees begin at $5,000. All pro-am golfers will receive tickets to the 2013 Charity Classic Celebration dinner and auction Saturday, Nov. 16, at The RitzCarlton Beach Resort. To sign up or for more information, contact The Immokalee Foundation by calling 430-9122, e-mailing or visiting www. The Jolly Be Good 5K run/walk to benefit the Marco Island Parks & Recreation Department sets out Saturday morning, Nov. 23, from Veterans Community Park on Marco and follows a course along Collier Boulevard, across the Jolley Bridge and back. Runners start at 7:30 a.m., walkers at 7:35 a.m. Registration is $20 through Nov. 22 and $25 on race day; students pay $10. For more information, call 642-0575 or visit The inaugural Gulf Coast Runners Turkey Trot 5K sets out from Cambier Park at 7:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28. The route will wind through downtown Naples and return to the park. Registration is $25 through Oct. 31, $30 through Nov. 27 and $40 on race day ($15 for ages 17 and younger). Moes Southwest Grill has pledged to donate 1 pound of rice or beans to St. Matthews House for every registrant. In addition to Moes, race sponsors include Arthrex, the Naples Pathways Coalition and Naples Velo. Sign up at The ninth annual Iron Joe Turkey Ride to benefit the Naples Pathways Coalition takes place Sunday, Dec. 1. The race sets out from North Collier Regional Park and gives bicyclists the change to pedal 15, 30 or 62 miles, or to take the 15-mile Crossfit Box Challenge, with the box challenge taking place midride on the beach. The day begins with sunrise yoga from 6:30-7:15 a.m. and includes lunch. Registration for each of the above is $30 in advance, $35 on the day of. To sign up or for more information, visit or e-mail Corporate, small business and in-kind sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, e-mail Chipping in to Change Lives, the 19th annual Greater Marco Island Family YMCA golf tournament, tees off Saturday morning, Dec. 14, at Cedar Hammock Golf & Country Club. Registration for $115 per person includes continental breakfast before the game and lunch with an awards ceremony following play. Various sponsorship levels are available. For more information, call Leslie Drake at 394-3144, ext. 205, or e-mail Send items to Got Download?The iPad AppIts FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 NEWS A29 F. Rick Palmon, M.D.and The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination, or treatment that is performed as a result of, and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, or reduced fee service, examinat ion and treatment. ($500.00 per eye) October 1 November 30 Periodontal FACTPeriodontal Disease may be a contributing factor to: gum periodontal disease periodontal diseaseDr. Bradley Piotrowski, D.D.S., M.S.D.BOARD CERTIFIED PERIODONTIST Hurry offer expires 11/30/13 OVERWEIGHT?Lose up to 30 lbs in 30 days! 1-800-WEIGHT-LOSS $99 LASER WEIGHT LOSS SPECIALMUST CALL BEFORE 11/07/13 2590 Northbrooke Plaza Dr., Suite 103 Naples, FL 34119 Located on the corner of I-75 & Immokalee Rd. Naples Weight Loss & Wellbeing C LUB NO T ES The Greater Naples Branch of AAUW meets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Hodges University. Guest speaker Dr. Allen Weiss, president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System, will discuss The Future of Health Care. Guests are welcome. For reservations or more information, visit The Naples Garden Club celebrates its 60th anniversary at a members-only luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at Windstar Country Club. Cost is $45. For more information, call 262-1272 or e-mail info@ The Naples Orchid Society meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Guest speaker will be Raphael Romero, import/export manager at Plantio La Orquidea, an orchid producer with operations in Sarasota and Venezuela. Mr. Romero will discuss the large, frilly-petaled Schomburgkia orchids that grow in tropical areas of Venezuela. He will have plants available for purchase. Before the program, AOS judge Bill Overton will present a 30-minute class on orchid pests and diseases. Admission is free, and all are welcome. The societys annual orchid sale takes place from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the church. Admission is free. For more information, call 775-5220 or visit The Jewish Genealogy Shared Interest Group meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Jewish Federation of Collier County, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. All who are interested in getting starting and/or continuing to explore the world of Jewish genealogy are welcome. No experience is necessary. RSVP by e-mailing The Italian Cultural Society holds its annual Welcome Back Brunch beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Tom Turicchi, president of the society, will present Finding the Fun in Italian Opera, a multimedia program about the comic operas of Rossini. Mr. Turicchi, a former professor of music history and director of instrumental music at Texas Womans University, lectures regularly at the Center for Lifelong Learning at Hodges University and the Renaissance Academy of FGCU.Cost of the Welcome Back Brunch is $36. The new season of the societys Italian film series begins with a screening of Toscas Kiss (1985) at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at The Norris Center. For luncheon reservations or more information about the society, call 4343323, e-mail or visit The Naples chapter of Ikebana International meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Senior teacher Mah Tavallali will a conduct workshop on Ohara landscape design. Members and guests will be able to purchase containers and flower-arranging materials at the ginzi, or marketplace.All are welcome. Advanced registration is required. There is a $5 charge for provided workshop materials. For reservations or more information, visit The Genealogical Society of Collier County meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Guest speaker Ray McAdams will discuss how to identify, date and preserve old photographs. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and guests are always welcome. For more information, visit The Everglades Astronomical Society holds its regular meeting from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at The Norris Center. Newcomers to astronomy and those experienced in star-gazing are welcome. The society also holds a monthly dark sky viewing at the Fakahatchee Strand. For more information, e-mail Mike Usher, society president, at The Womens Cultural Alliance hosts its annual Welcome Back luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Grey Oaks Country Club. More than 250 members and guests are expected to hear guest speaker Bonita Springs resident and author Peggy Post, the granddaughter of Emily Post. WCA is an affinity group of the Jewish Federation of Collier Country. New members are always welcome. For more information, visit The Naples Womans Club holds its annual Valentine Family Scholarship Luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at Windstar Country Club. Guest speaker Allison Blankenship will present Lessons of a Life Diva. Tickets are $50, with all proceeds supporting the scholarship fund and The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. The Valentine family gives $500 a year and the club matches that for a total of $1,000 in scholarships. For reservations, call Anne Palmer at 262-6331 or e-mail napleswomansclub@ E-mail club news to Cindy Pierce at The Naples Newcomers Club recently hosted its annual Fall Fashion Show at Windstar Country Club. Member Kathy Demski was among those who modeled clothing from Patchington in Venetian Village. The club helps those who are new to the area make new friendships centered on various social activities. Luncheon meetings are on the second Thursday of each month at Naples area country clubs. An orientation coffee for prospective members takes place on the first Thursday of each month. For information about the Nov. 7 orientation or the Nov. 14 luncheon, call 298-4083 or visit www.

PAGE 30 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA30 NEWS WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 Join e ClubQuail Village Golf Club MARK MARTIN ER EXTRA DOCTOR vs When NASCAR driver Mark Martin endorses an ER, it means something. So were proud to have him out there talking about our hospitals emergency room: ER Extra. To learn more about how we won Mark over, and to get wait times and directions, visit our website or download our free app. EXPERIENCED NICE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY ALWAYS PUSHING TO BE LEADER IN FIELD KNOWS A THING OR TWO ABOUT ACCIDENTS KEEPS ER WIDE OPEN 24/7 100S OF VICTORIES OVER VARIOUS GERMS, VIRUSES, DISEASES & INJURIES EXPERIENCED NICE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY ALWAYS PUSHING TO BE LEADER IN FIELD KNOWS A THING OR TWO ABOUT ACCIDENTS RUNS CAR WIDE OPEN AT 200 MPH 40 VICTORIES OVER VARIOUS BOBBYS, RICKYS, JEFFS & BILLS PET TALESDog-proof livingRearranging your home can help protect your belongings and your dog BY DR. MARTY BECKER AND KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal UclickEvery few years, when we get a new puppy or adopt an adult dog or have a foster dog spend some time with us, I have to dog-proof our home and learn some new tricks about interacting with particular dogs. You might think that I would have dog-proofing down by now, but each dog has been attracted to different items or has done things it didnt occur to the other dogs to try. Our current new dog is Kibo, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel were fostering until he is adopted. One of the first things Kibo taught me was to put away my shoes and to close doors. None of our other dogs have been chewers, but Kibo likes to examine things with his mouth in the fervent hope that they will be edible. He has gone into the closet to chew on my leather sandals (caught before he did any damage) and explored the walk-in shower. There he found and carried away a plastic razor, which, fortunately, he abandoned in the hallway instead of swallowing. He is also fond of a tiny, gold papier-mache box. He hasnt chewed it up or swallowed it, which he could easily do, but he likes to take it off the side table and lie with it. Its now out of reach, too. Despite his short stature, Kibo tries hard to be a countertop surfer. Weve learned not to hold or place food at any height where he could jump up and reach it. Our other dogs are also highly food-oriented, but they wouldnt dream of snatching food out of our hands. Kibo does more than dream it he tries it. I always push the chair in if I get up from the table because I can tell that the idea of jumping onto it to get at the food is running through his mind. If you are living with a Kibo of your own, here are some tips to keep your belongings safe, your house in one piece and your dog out of trouble. Use a crate. When you cannot supervise your dog, even if its just for a few minutes, put him in the crate to prevent any misbehavior. Kibo hangs out in his crate on his own and hes happy to go into it when asked because he knows he will get a treat. Tether your dog. That means he is leashed at your side at all times. This is a great way to learn the signals a new dog or puppy gives when he needs to go potty. It keeps him under your watchful eye so he cant get into mischief and helps build a bond between you. Get down at dogs-eye level to see what might attract the dogs attention. Electrical cords, small trash containers and dangling dish towels all can pose threats. Bundle cords and encase them in tough plastic covers, put trash containers out of reach, and keep dish towels in drawers if your dog is attracted to them. Chair and table legs often look good to chew. Coat them with Bitter Apple spray to deter taste-testing (try it first in an inconspicuous area to make sure it doesnt damage the finish). Make sure no sharp edges or choking hazards are within a dogs reach. 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If reference is being made to a market other than equities, the market is specified, such as bond bull or bond bear. As most investors are replete with opinions and emotions, they will generally fall into one camp or the other. Building on the bull/bear words, other expressions have been created. Perma bulls are always (permanently) bullish equities. Even when the markets are in a tailspin, perma bulls will spin the story to be a mild correction. Many older or seasoned investors lament the equity market and talk like perma bears, but oddly their portfolios are full to the gills and look like perma bull portfolios. For many bears, the thought of paying capital gains taxes is so painful that they never sell their holdings; they buy and hold. Bulls and bears can get into a lot of trouble, not just when they are permanently in an investment posture but when they get greedy either long or short. Hence the expression, Bulls make money; bears make money but pigs get slaughtered. It refers to those investors who are never satisfied with positive results and take unwarranted risks or, on the heels of a great return, waiting for even more return. Any rules for taking gains are overridden by greed. As investor bulls and bears often overreact emotionally, there is an index designed to capture their feelings of fear or complacency: the VOL Index or Volatility Index. If VOL is high, chances are good that bearish feelings reign. If VOL is low, there is complacency or strong bullish bias of investors. What strategies do bulls and bears use? The value investors are known for bottom fishing or buying after a stock has fallen, but before it has made a dead cat bounce. Some investors like an industry and dont worry about the specific stock selection; they are making field bets. Those who are delusional might chase returns, in that they are taking disproportionate risks just to get a little more return. As bears and bulls have a positive or negative market opinion, they are likely not to be random walkers who believe that equity returns cannot be figured.Investment firms will make more money in a bull market than a bear, unless as Goldman did in the crisis, they were selling their inventory of bad collateralized mortgage bonds and even creating a short position. These investment firms are also called shops, heralding to the days when their forefather firms were small shops on Wall Street. Its somewhat ridiculous that the word shop even today applies to hedge fund managers, as they are largely found in high end multistoried buildings in upscale Greenwich, Conn. far from the humble days of being a storefront. These hedge fund shops so cover the area from Manhattan to Westport Conn., that the strip of geography is called Hedgeistan. As some of the hedge funds have collapsed, buzz words were created out of their demise. Amaranthed means taking large bets and collapsing, as Amaranthe was an energy hedge fund Amaranth created in 2006. And that is not the only type of collapse, as ETFs can blow up; a large number of investors suddenly redeem their ETF shares and the ETF must close. Both bulls and bears look at what the Federal Reserve Bank is doing as investors have learned Dont fight the Fed and more often than not, the Fed has your back. A positive market allows investors to sail with the wind; to be negative on the equity market when prices are rising would be akin to sailing into the wind pretty hard to sail into the wind and pretty hard to make money shorting stocks if the bull is stampeding ahead. Bears and bulls always get squeamish with quadruple witching hours no, not Halloween, but the last hour of trading on a Friday when stock index futures, single stock futures, stock index options and stock options all expire. This happens on the third Friday in March, June, September and December. Now that is not the full long of it, since expressions abound. Why are there such expressions? These are often short form terms that paint a picture that synopsizes a thousand words describing behavior, a story of success or failure, an unusual investment scenario, etc. New investors should not hesitate to ask seasoned investors when they speak a dialect of the English language that mystifies. Jeannette Showalter, CFA is a commodities broker with Worldwide Futures Systems. Find her on Facebook at Jeannette Showalter, CFA. Trading futures and options on futures and Forex transactions involve substantial risk of loss and may not be suitable for all investors. You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. 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The 10th annual Distinguished Public Service Awards presentation will take place. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Sign up at www.napleschamber. org/events. The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Harvest Night Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Gulf Coast Coin & Jewelry, 25355 S. Tamiami Trail. Guests are asked to bring a donation of canned food for the Bonita Springs Assistance Office. $10 in advance, $15 at the door for members; $30 for non-members. Call 992-2943 or visit The second annual Marco Island Area Home Show sponsored by the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort. Networking for exhibitors will start 30 minutes before the doors open to the public. Exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities are still available. 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Between dividends and stock buybacks, GE is on track to return $18 billion to shareholders this year. And its sitting on more than $132 billion in cash. Does it merit a spot in your portfolio? I began in 1865 as a paper mill in F inland and toda y am a global telecommunications giant, connecting more than a billion people. Over the years Ive produced rubber boots, tires, televisions, radio telephones, electricity and more. I introduced the first car phone in 1982, and in 1987, the first handheld mobile phone for Nordic Mobile Telephone (NMT) networks. I aimed to sell 400,000 of my 2100 series phones, but sold 20 million instead. I sold my billionth phone in 2005, and sold my entire phone business to Microsoft this year for about $7 billion. Who am I? (Answer: Nokia)Growth vs. ValueQWhats the difference between growth stocks and value stocks, and which is better to invest in? 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She has more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry. She is an alumnus of The Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, Pa., and Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa. Joseph Buch, Lizette Candela and Craig Cervantes have joined the Vanderbilt office of Premier Sothebys International Realty. Mr. Buchs professional career spans numerous genres including general real estate, commercial real estate, legal practice, fundraising and finances. He earned a JD from the West Virginia University College of Law in Morgantown, W.Va., and holds a bachelors degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame. He previously worked as a broker associate at Premier Commercial Properties, Grubb & Ellis/VIP DAlessandro in Bonita Springs. Ms. Candela has worked in new home construction and in general real estate. She began working with Pulte Homes in 2004 and earned the Pinnacle Award multiple times for the highest volume and number of sales throughout her career. She grew up in Lakeland and earned a degree in biology from Florida Southern College. Mr. Cervantes, a licensed broker associate, has 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, beginning in his hometown of St. Louis, Mo. He moved to Naples in 2012. He holds a masters in music composition from Walt Disneys California Institute of the Arts and enjoys performing on the piano in local art galleries and at charitable events. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 BUSINESS B5 M-F 8-5 and Sat 8-12 2240 Davis Blvd. Naples, FL 34104Complete Collision Repair 24 Hour Towing Rentals239-775-6860 (Ref #002194) (Ref #002305) (Ref #002255) (Ref #002292) (Ref #002303)(Ref #002285) FOR SALE 10 acre Riverfront estate, 20 ceilings, marble/tile throughout, mature oaks, boat lift, 1,900 river frontage plus 56 acres of citrus, barn, round pen. $8.9M FOR SALE Riverfront Estate on 11.6 oaklled acs., 330 ft. of Caloosahatchee River frontage. 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Banking Jane Goble has been named vice president and trust officer and Phyllis Santini has been named administrative officer for the Naples office of Cypress Trust Company. Ms. Goble is a veteran trust officer of financial institutions in Southwest Florida, most recently with BMO Harris Private Bank in Naples. She is a graduate of Cannon Trust School and is a past president of the Estate Planning Council of Southwest Florida and a past member of the board of trustees of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. Ms. Santini has more than 30 years of experience as a wealth management and trust administrator with the Naples offices of BMO Harris Private Bank, Bank of America and Barnett Bank Trust Company. She is a graduate of the National Graduate Trust School and Florida Graduate Trust School. Ana Maria Senica has been named branch manager of the Central Bank location in Naples. Ms. Senica has 30 years of experience in the banking industry and has been in the Naples market since 1995. She earned an MBA in management from Hodges University in May 2002 and a bachelors degree in management from Hodges In 2000. Club Management Ron Parris has been named general manager/COO at Pelican Marsh Golf Club. A PGA professional with more than 21 years in the industry, Mr. Parris earned his MBA from the University of Central Florida and an bachelors degree from the University of Florida. He most recently served as general manager of The Legacy Club at Alaqua Lakes in Longwood, Fla. Insurance Kimberly Vargas of Galt Insurance Group has earned her 2-15, Florida life, health and variable annuities license. Ms. Vargas has been in the insurance business for 11 years and is also a Florida licensed notary. Nonpro t Organizations Lisette Holmes has joined the staff at the Community Foundation of Collier County as Chief Financial Officer. She previously served for more than six years as CFO of the Community Foundations of Hudson Valley, growing their assets from $29 million to $41 million. She earned a bachelors degree in accounting, a bachelors degree in physics and a masters degree in education, all from SUNY New Paltz. Signe Larson has been named development assistant and office manager for Opera Naples. In addition to providing general support to the executive director and staff, she will enter, manage and update donations and donor records and assist with donor appreciation, fundraising and education events. Originally from Madison, Wis., she earned a bachelors degree in psychology from Florida Gulf Coast University. Her philanthropic endeavors include volunteering for David Lawrence Center, Naples Botanical Garden and numerous animal shelters in Naples and Fort Myers. Elaine Reed has been named president and CEO of the Naples Historical Society. Ms. Reed has served the society as executive director since January 2007. Her new title represents organizational growth and enlightened planning. She will lead the society in the visionary process, recommend strategy and establish organizational and performance standards. She holds a bachelors degree in marketing from the University of Cincinnati and earned an MPA at Hodges University. Professional Associations Arthur Rubin, a Naples-based business consultant, tax accountant and certified fraud examiner, has been elected president of the Southwest Florida ON THE MOVELAM WEAVER BUCH

PAGE 38 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 those built before a community adopted federal insurance rate maps. Pinellas County has the greatest number of subsidized policies, those that stand to be affected, in the nation: 50,225. Thats followed by Miami-Dade (47,442), and Lee County third (30,398). Ending those subsidies was designed to make rates more fair for everyone in the country and bring NFIP back to fiscal health after huge payouts following Hurricane Katrina and other storms left it roughly $20 billion in debt. The Biggert-Waters Act had bipartisan support and was signed into law by President Barack Obama July 6, 2012. Much of it went into effect Oct. 1. Right away, pre-FIRM businesses and vacation properties in flood-prone areas stand to see rate increases of 25 percent per year until they are paying the true risk in some cases two to three times what they pay now. The 25 percent figure reflects a provision in the new rule that raises the cap on rate increases from 10 to 20 percent and then adds an additional 5 percent, at least initially, for a reserve emergency fund. Also right away, any pre-FIRM home in a high-risk flood zone purchased after July 6, 2012, pays the full rate. And people trying to take out a new mortgage on one of the older, low-lying homes who let their policies lapse, or buy new policies will see a jump to the full true risk price with no scale up at all. The first reaction was panic, for Realtors, that the purchasers or buyers were not going to want to pay the new flood costs, said Sandi B enson, licensed agent for Lutg ert Insurance in Naples. But she adds that for most people the 80 percent of all NFIP policyholders who dont receive subsidized rates they wont pay more, or not much more. Even if the new rates havent had an effect yet on many flood insurance policyholders (since most of the rates just went into effect), real estate agents are taking precautions. The Naples Area Board of Realtors did create a disclosure that were asking all Realtors to give to their potential purchasers telling them to please check into flood insurance before they (enter) into an agreement, said Wes Kunkle, president of the Naples Area Board and a commercial broker. Home and business mortgage holders, especially with older homes in easily flooded areas, are encouraged to check with their insurance agents on the new rates. A structures elevation compared to sea level is a major factor in determining the rates. FEMA is also set to draw updated flood maps for some areas in 2014, causing more uncertainty about the rule and who will pay what. What were hearing is its causing real estate transactions close to the water to fall through, said Christine A. Ross, president of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce. Mark OBrien, managing agent of Island Insurance Services on Sanibel Island, heard of one home quoted for yearly flood insurance at $43,000. Thats the most extreme. More typical, he added, were rates that were quoted at more than three times the current price, from $2,000 to $6,000 per year, or $3,000 to $10,000. It affects real estate markets pretty severely, he said. And because federally backed mortgages require an NFIP policy, but not those without a mortgage, It essentially makes the home cash-only type buys. You take a lot of people out of the market at that point. Most of the changes already went into effect on Oct. 1, even though multiple states on coasts, governors, business associations and even supporters of the new rule are trying to delay it, avoiding rate increases that could upset the economy. A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. Senate is trying to delay the flood insurance rate increases for at least a year, including Florida Sens. Nelson and Rubio. When Congress had to rescue the flood insurance program from collapsing a few years ago, post-Hurricane Katrina, no one could have predicted the size of the rate hikes that FEMA would be sending consumers today, said Sen. Bill Nelson in a statement provided by his office. Thats why Im working with a bipartisan group of senators to come up with a fix as soon as possible. The government shutdown caused an unnecessary delay, but Im still confident we can get it done. Sen. Rubios office didnt respond to requests for comment. Huge increases Pinellas County homeowner Kurt Petersens bank, Wells Fargo, didnt pay his flood insurance on time after he refinanced his mortgage. His was a pre-FIRM home, built in 1972, and in one of the highest risk areas for damage from a storm. As a result of the lapse of the escrowed policy, his flood insurance was automatically reset at the full risk rate, which for him is slated to begin January 2014. His flood insurance covers his home for $250,000. His premium stands to go from about $2,000 per year to $8,000, his insurance agent told him, even though the home has never flooded. Even if Mr. Petersen wasnt forced to start paying the $8,000 right away, he said, his policy would still stand to increase 25 percent per year until it reached that true risk mark. Its going to cost me $500 or more a month, he said. Thats a car payment. Bruce Howry, who works as a branch manager for Synovus Bank in Pinellas County, has a mortgage on a waterfront home for which he was paying $3,600 per year for flood insurance. Not intending to sell it but just curious what the new rate would be, he checked: $48,874. The home is worth about $500,000. That would be the premium if they were to write a new policy on somebody if they were to buy that policy today, he said. So obviously that wouldnt work for me. That rate is not going to be my rate next year or the year after. But my understanding is that if nobody makes any changes, it will go up, up to 25 percent per year. He adds, I think its ridiculous that somebody would pass a law like that without thinking through entirely what the effect would be not only on individual homeowners but the big picture as far as the real estate market and the overall economy.Delaying insurance hikesMost agree it makes sense for people at a higher risk of flooding to pay more than those with less risk, but not if it deals a crushing economic blow, said Bonita Springs Mayor Ben Nelson in a Sept. 4 letter to U.S. Sens. Rubio and Nelson. We understand the need for the NFIP to remove subsidies and be self-sustaining, but the way in which this law is implemented will result in widespread economic hardship in many communities, he wrote. The law should be delayed and then a new approach found, said John Sebree, senior vice president of public policy for Florida Realtors. What we probably need to do is reverse this for now, give it a couple of years, lets figure out a new approach, he said. Florida by far has the most people in the NFIP but there are flood incidents all over the United States. What happens is the people like us in Florida who are 37 percent or so of all participants of the NFIP, we are carrying the weight of the rest of the country. Maybe if you actually ensured that everyone who is supposed to have flood insurance does, we wouldnt need to raise rates to cover the $20 billion or so that theyre in the red because of Sandy and Katrina thats really what drove this We dont believe someone should be building on the coast and expecting to not have to pay whats a fair rate so were all about revamping the program and making it more fair. But there are many pieces to fairness. They need to look at the big picture and make sure everyone who should be getting flood insurance is. So far Congress hasnt come up with a solution. We have to be in a wait and see mode because theres really no hard and fast information out there, said Kevin Graham, owner of Suncoast One Title and Integrity Insurance Agency in Charlotte County. Its just another item thats putting more uncertainty into our economy thats the sad part about it. INSURANCEFrom page 1 What the Biggert-Waters Act means for your ood insurance policies: Those in lower to moderate risk areas arent affected because they dont currently pay subsidized rates. If you pay subsidized rates and dont sell your home, dont make any big renovations, dont let the insurance lapse, dont make any changes to the insurance, and are not repetitively ooded, you can keep paying the same rate. Newly purchased, not previously insured, and lapsed policies for some older homes in low-lying areas stand to see immediate, sharp rate increases. Among those seeing annual increases of 25 percent include pre-FIRM businesses, second or vacation homes, and those that have often been repeatedly ooded In late 2014, premiums for properties affected by map changes are set to increase by 20 percent each year to full risk rates. Pre-FIRMs newly purchased on or after July 6, 2012 renew at full-risk rates. All new policies that were formerly subsidized pay full-risk rates. Source: www. PETERSEN As of press time, a group of legislators in the U.S. House and Senate reached an agreement to delay the rate hikes for four years. The measure is expected to pass because it has bipartisan support, said Sen. Bill Nelsons of ce. The legislation would also require FEMA to complete an affordability study before increasing any insurance premiums in the future.What is flood insurance?Flood damage is not typically covered by a homeowners insurance policy. So the government requires ood insurance in areas considered high risk, where there is at least a one in four chance of ooding during a 30-year mortgage. In these areas, ood insurance is required by law as a condition of receiving a mortgage from a federally regulated or insured lender. The National Flood Insurance Program insures a one to four-family structure for up to $250,000 and its contents up to $100,000. It insures business structures up to $500,000 and contents up to the same. Source: www. Dirty Grout? 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Illustrated Properties Joanne Ciesielski | 239.287.6732 Brian Carey | 239.370.8687 OPPORTUNITY Enjoy Resort Style Living at Its Best In Village Walk & The Heart of VILLAGE WALK and ISLAND WALK is the focus of the communitys unique Town Center that creates a carefree lifestyle a lifestyle people dream about; meeting friends for a swim, a work out at the state of the art tness center, a set of tennis, or meeting for one of the planned activities...then grabbing lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant... relaxing to the soothing sounds of fountains or taking a relaxing stroll back home around the many lakes and footbridges! The Town Center is reserved exclusively for residents use with no equity or membership fees! The communities offer prime locations close to local beaches, ne dining, entertainment, shopping, area hospitals, and SW International Airport. Schedule your private tour of the awarding winning communities today! MAGNIFICENT details set this 4BR, 3.5BA 3 Car Garage Stately Manor apart from all the rest! The open oor plan is stunning, offering plenty of room to entertain family and friends with formal dining and living rooms, a large family room and Florida room, 3 guest suites, and a private master suite that is a self contained hideaway designed to give the homeowner a private retreat. The master suite offers a sitting room, walk-in closets, and a fabulous master bath that has just been completely updated with new shower, new counter tops, and cabinets. This lovely home also features new Granite counters, cook top, microwave, and double oven. The very private screened lanai features a heated pool, lush tropical landscaping and is sure to be a favorite gathering place. This meticulously maintained home also has newer A/C units, electric hurricane shutters for the entire home, and a paver brick driveway creates get curb appeal! VISUAL TOUR AVAILABLE! A MUST SEE OFFERED AT $563,000 VILLAGE WALK VILLAGE WALKClassic DiVosta 3BR,2.5BA plus den Oakmont with pool on Benicia Court with easy access to the gate and a short walk to the amenities center. Well cared for home by these original owners on a very wide easement lot with wide water views. Love this home and Love this community come see it today! $399,000 VILLAGE WALK FEATURED PROPERTY VILLAGE WALKGREAT LOCATION! Oakmont 3BR, 2.5BA plus den and 2 car garage. This lovely single family is nicely upgraded and MOVE IN READY! Features include freshly painted neutral interior, upgraded tile in the living areas and guest bedroom, updated master bath, plantation shutters, brand new stove and microwave, built-in entertainment center, hurricane shutters, and large screened lanai with private pool and lake views. Perfectly located in the community just step from the amenities Center! Visual Tour Available Call to schedule you private showing today! $390,900 VISUAL TOUR AVAILABLE! THE WINDSOR COMBINES ELEGANCE AND FUNCTION! At almost 2,600 square feet this 4 bedroom, plus den, 3 full bath pool home has it all! With lanai and pool views from almost every room, this home offers outside living at its best! Come see this home and learn why many folks nd this to be the builders best design. $549,900 VILLAGE WALK EXTENDED CAPRI in the cul-de-sac of Ventura Court. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, large screened patio, roll down hurricane shutters, lake and fountain views. PRICED TO SELL $280,000 VILLAGE WALK CLASSIC EXTENDED 2/2 CAPRI VILLA in the original North Naples Village Walk. LESS THAN 5 MILES TO VANDERBILT BEACH AND LESS THAN 4 MILES TO MERCATO SHOPPING and dining. Cul-de-sac location, large screen enclosed patio, hurricane shutters, wide side yard, inside painted less than one year ago, and carpet was replaced last year too. $279,000 VILLAGE WALK


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13,516 associates. 635 oces. 49 countries worldwide. 20 locations along the Gulf Coast.Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. 9/24/13. THE VILLAGE ..4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Suite 100 Naples, FL 34103BROAD AVENUE .bb.bb390 Broad Avenue South Naples, FL 34102FIFTH AVENUE .bb.tnn500 Fifth Avenue South Naples, FL 34102MARCO ISLAND .b.760 North Collier Boulevard, Suite 101 Marco Island, FL 34145ESTUARY SALES CENTER ..bt1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 34105THE GALLERY .f.4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 102 Naples, FL 34103 RENTALS ..bb1395 Panther Lane, Suite 200 Naples, FL 34109VANDERBILT .fb.bb325 Vanderbilt Beach Road Naples, FL 34108BONITA BAY SALES CENTER .bf.f26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 34134MERCATO SALES CENTER .fb.b9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 34108THE PROMENADE .bt.b26811 South Bay Drive, Suite 130 Bonita Springs, FL 34134SANIBEL .bn.nf1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 1 Sanibel, FL 33957VENICE b.b.400 Barcelona Avenue Venice, FL 34285PLAZA AT FIVE POINTS b.b.b50 Central Avenue, Suite 110 Sarasota, FL 34236CAPTIVA .f.ftbn11508 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva, FL 33924 LONGBOAT KEY b.t.f517 Bay Isles Parkway Longboat Key, FL 34228CLEARWATER nn.ftf.321 Indian Rocks Road North Belleair Blus, FL 33770LAKEWOOD RANCH b.n.fb8141 Lakewood Main Street, Suite 101 Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202SOUTH TAMPA t.n.ftt202 South Moody Avenue Tampa, FL 33609 1 2 3 1 Marco Island Bel ize #507 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $2,249,000 2 Sarasota 91 6 Indian Beach Drive Joel Schemmel 941.587.4894 $12,900,000 3 Old Naples 63 1 3th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $2,985,000 4 Naples Cay Ba ypointe #PH105 Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 $2,095,000 4 Like. @PremierSIR Pin.@PremierSIR Tweet.@PremierSIR Watch.@SothebysRealty

PAGE 51 Port RoyalSurrounded by water, this elite residential community has direct deepwater access to Naples Bay, Gordon Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. Exclusive Port Royal Club memberships are for residents only. Old Naples Aqualane ShoresVintage cottages, contemporary mid-rises and majestic manors are interwoven among lush, mature ora in Old Naples. Just south is the community of Aqualane Shores with waterfront estates on deepwater canals that connect to Naples Bay. Coquina Sands The MooringsThese quiet, tree-shaded neighborhoods are a mix of single-family homes and condominiums; some enjoy waterfront access on Moorings Bay, Compass Cove, Venetian Bay and Hurricane Harbor. The Moorings has a private golf and country club. 1145 Galleon Drive M i chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 p $7,995,000 3999 Rum Row Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $6,350,000 1060 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $5,650,000 3280 Gordon Drive Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 $5,000,000 224 Little Harbour Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $4,875,000 3060 Green Dolphin Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 $4,695,000 OLD NAPLES 616 Palm Circle East S u e Black 239.250.5611 p $1,549,000 OLD NAPLES 935 5th Street South Ce line Julie Godof 239.404.9917 $1,049,000 OLD NAPLES Buttonwood #538 Caro l Sheehy 239.340.9300 $330,000 OLD NAPLES 705 11th Street South Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 $240,000 OLD NAPLES Beaumer #305 Sue Black 239.250.5611 $199,000 OLD NAPLES 705 11th Street South Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 $185,900 OLD NAPLES 210 11th Avenue South K a ren Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 p $4,450,000 OLD NAPLES 585 Lake Drive West Li nda Piatt 239.269.2322 $4,395,000 OLD NAPLES 596 3rd Street North Ce line Julie Godof 239.404.9917 $4,195,000 OLD NAPLES 282 1st Avenue North Ce line Julie Godof 239.404.9917 $3,995,000 AQUALANE SHORES 251 Aqua Court Vic kie Larscheid 239.250.5041 $3,890,000 OLD NAPLES 605 Palm Circle East Ma rty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.4231 $3,775,000 ROYAL HARBOR 1340 Jewel Box Avenue To m /Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 p $2,895,000 OLD NAPLES 391 4th Avenue South Ma ry Catherine White 239.287.2818 $2,749,000 OLD NAPLES 1075 5th Street South Vi rginia/Randy Wilson 239.450.9090 $2,745,000 OLD NAPLES Villas Escalante #H-2 Tom /Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 $2,695,000 OLD NAPLES 391 4th Avenue South Ma ry Catherine White 239.287.2818 $2,599,000 ROYAL HARBOR 1570 Cheasapeake Avenue Tom /Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 $2,200,000 THE MOORINGS 2571 Windward Way M i chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 p $5,900,000 THE MOORINGS 1831 Crayton Road Mi chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $3,995,000 THE MOORINGS Sancerre #602 Jo hn Hamilton 239.552.5531 $3,550,000 THE MOORINGS 261 Harbour Drive Ba rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $3,500,000 THE MOORINGS 255 Bay Point Mi chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,975,000 THE MOORINGS 365 Windward Way Mi chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,695,000 THE MOORINGS Gramercy #6N J e Cox/Ed Cox 239.777.0078 p $2,000,000 THE MOORINGS Westgate #S-8 Mi chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $1,695,000 COQUINA SANDS Charleston Square #310 Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $1,395,000 THE MOORINGS Martinique Club #401 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 $1,250,000 COQUINA SANDS Embassy Club #203 Ca rolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 $995,000 THE MOORINGS Lausanne #501-S Pa t Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $789,900 THE MOORINGS Carriage Club #51 Ruth T rettis 239.571.6760 p $749,000 THE MOORINGS Billows #9 Car o l Sheehy 239.340.9300 $745,000 THE MOORINGS Lausanne #312S John D Amelio 239.961.5996 $665,000 THE MOORINGS Lucerne #604 L a rry Roorda 239.860.2534 $650,000 THE MOORINGS Executive Club #109 L a rry Roorda 239.860.2534 $385,000 THE MOORINGS Harbour Lights #372 L a rry Roorda 239.860.2534 $250,000

PAGE 52 Pelican BayPelican Bay is home to many distinctive neighborhoods, comprised of single-family estate homes, towering high-rises and a wide spectrum of coach homes and villa enclaves. Its set amidst hundreds of acres of natural habitat, with large lakes and preserves. Discover all of Naples nest amenities here. Private golf and club memberships. North NaplesNorth Naples boasts beautiful beaches, ne dining, shopping and essential amenities. Single-family homes, villas and towering high-rises dot the landscape. Public and private golf courses, water sports, tennis and more. Pelican MarshPelican Marsh is located in North Naples, 1.5 miles from some of the nest beaches on Floridas West coast. Inside this exclusive, gated community, enjoy tennis, tness, spa facilities and more. Sophisticated shopping and dining are just blocks away at Mercato. Or, take in a show at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 9085 Terranova Drive Cher yl Turner 239.250.3311 p $1,650,000 1010 Spanish Moss Trail Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 $895,000 Osprey Pointe #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $639,000 Osprey Pointe #201 Roya Nouhi 239.290.9111 $630,000 Ravenna #102 Kim Rose 239.404.7203 $375,000 Clermont #202 Cheryl Turner 239.250.3311 $369,900 Cap Ferrat #PH11 Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 p $4,699,000 St. Raphael #1109 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 $1,695,000 St. Raphael #204 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 $1,295,000 Crescent #122 Jane Bond 239.595.9515 $999,000 St. Kitts #901 John Hamilton 239.552.5531 $995,000 Grosvenor #1206 Marty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.4231 $799,000 5924 Chanteclair Drive Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 p $684,000 St. Raphael #G-14 Friley Saucier 239.293.3532 $649,000 Marbella #405 John Hamilton 239.552.5531 $595,000 St. Tropez #504 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $585,000 Marbella #205 John Hamilton 239.552.5531 $575,000 Avalon #N7 Bill Charbonneau 239.860.6868 $425,000 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 8042 Cadiz Court Dav e /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 p $549,000 CROSSINGS 7052 Mill Run Circle Le ah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 $499,000 LEMURIA Lemuria #1501 Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $475,000 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 2091 Imperial Circle Dean Rose 239.404.7466 $439,500 TIBURON Castillo III #101 Mark Maran 239.777.3301 $429,000 VILLAGE WALK 4340 Montalvo Court Ma ry Catherine White 239.287.2818 $389,000 MEDITERRA 16045 Trebbio Way To m Gasbarro 239.404.4883 p $2,399,995 TIBURON 2924 Tiburon Blvd. East Ba rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $1,895,000 AQUA Aqua #605 John D Amelio 239.961.5996 $1,750,000 OLDE CYPRESS 2743 Olde Cypress Drive Jane B ond 239.595.9515 $1,595,000 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 184 Cheshire Way Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,175,000 THE DUNES THE GRANDE PRESERVE Grande Geneva #T-3 Jennif er/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 $1,100,000 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 2132 Laguna Way Dav e /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 p $999,000 THE DUNES THE GRANDE PRESERVE Grande Phoenician #505 Jennif er/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 $965,000 TIBURON Ventana #C-305 Sh erree Woods 239.877.7770 $899,900 VILLAGES OF MONTEREY 2119 Mission Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 $779,000 THE DUNES The Dunes #206 Jennif er/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 $659,000 THE STRAND 6043 Fairway Court Jennif er/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 $649,000 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 1191 Imperial Drive Pa t Callis 239.250.0562 p $339,000 THE STRAND Mango Cay II #5809 Jane B ond 239.595.9515 $325,000 QUAIL WEST 6665 Edgecumbe Drive Katie B enham 239.222.2268 $299,000 CYPRESS WOODS Laurel Greens #202 Jane B ond 239.595.9515 $218,000 STONEBRIDGE Stonebridge #101 Dav e /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $189,000 PALM CREST Palm Crest #121 V i ctoria Clarke-Payton 239.692.1065 $129,895

PAGE 53 Park ShoreGlistening beachfront towers, bayside mansions and nely crafted inland homes make Park Shore the perfect blend for desirable living. Enjoy superlative shops and bistros at The Village on Venetian Bay plus beach and boating amenities. Grey OaksGrey Oaks 54 holes of award-winning golf serve as the centerpiece in this heart-of-Naples community interspersed with luxurious single-family estate homes of a grand scale and elegant villas. Bay ColonyBay Colony is the very denition of privileged living. From the beachfront high-rises to the golf course estate homes to the villas in quiet alcoves, this is luxury living at its best. Golf and beach club memberships. 1394 Great Egret Trail Sam Hei tman 239.537.2018 p $5,895,000 3145 Dahlia Way Lynn Anderson 239.290.6674 $5,795,000 1245 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 $4,795,000 1460 Anhinga Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 $4,450,000 1486 Anhinga Pointe Dan Guenther 239.357.8121 $4,295,000 2190 Miramonte Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $1,825,000 1504 Marsh Wren Lane Dan Guenther 239.357.8121 p $1,725,000 1253 Gordon River Trail Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 $1,500,000 1227 Gordon River Trail Dan Guenther 239.357.8121 $1,500,000 LErmitage #26 Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,350,000 1222 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 $1,300,000 Terra Verde #2452 Carolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 $609,000 Trieste #1506 Dorcas Briscoe 239.860.6985 p $2,495,000 Brighton #303 Carol Gilman 239.404.3253 $2,495,000 Trieste #706 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $2,195,000 Trieste #505 Carol Gilman 239.404.3253 $1,995,000 Marquesa #502 Carol Gilman 239.404.3253 $1,195,000 Toscana #203 Sharon Kiptyk 239.777.3899 $1,195,000 V istats #1906 Ed Cox/Je Cox 239.860.8806 p $799,000 532 Pine Grove Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $795,000 Meridian Club #202 Tess McCarthy 239.207.0118 $769,000 The Savoy #206 Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 $649,900 Villas of Park Shore Anne Killilea/Marion Bethea 239.285.1292 $645,000 Gulfside #103 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 $569,000 Brittany #305 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 p $1,675,000 503 Turtle Hatch Lane Vincent Bandelier 239.450.5976 $1,550,000 Meridian Club #1403 Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $1,249,000 Venetian Villas #500 Patrick/Phyllis ODonnell 239.250.3360 $995,000 Terraces #1206 Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 $950,000 Surfsedge #1403 Jerry Wachowicz 239.777.0741 $799,000 Regent #4N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 p $8,200,000 334 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $5,950,000 321 Neapolitan Way Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $5,800,000 Provence #PH3 Susan Barton 239.860.1412 $5,500,000 308 Neapolitan Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 $4,800,000 320 Neapolitan Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $4,500,000 311 Neapolitan Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 p $3,795,000 Provence #402 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.571.5614 $3,395,000 360 Devils Bight Frank Sajtar 239.776.8382 $2,995,000 370 Devils Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,750,000 Provence #1101 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $2,295,000 Le Ceil Park Tower #204 Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $2,250,000

PAGE 54 Naples & SurroundsWith sun-drenched sugary-sand beaches, stretching over 10 miles, temperate year-round weather and abundant shing and boating activities, Naples has been a natural attraction for auent travelers and sun seekers from around the world for decades. WYNDEMERE 120 Water Oaks Way K a thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 p $395,000 HAMMOCK BAY Borghese Villas #101 Jim/ Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $390,000 EAGLE CREEK 53 Grey Wing Point ML M eade 239.293.4851 $379,000 NAPLES HERITAGE 7924 Kilkenny Way Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $339,000 NAPLES LAKES COUNTRY CLUB Lake Arrowhead #104 Su san R. Payne 239.777.7209 $299,000 WYNDEMERE 103 Amblewood Lane Ka thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $260,000 Vanderbilt BeachVanderbilt Beach is home to The Ritz-Carlton, trendy shops, cafes and a host of retail establishments. Single-family homes, luxurious beachfront and waterfront condominiums and mid-rise living are found here. ROYAL WOODS GOLF CC 3997 Royal Wood Blvd. Mar k Maran 239.777.3301 p $249,000 BERKSHIRE VILLAGE 1403 Monarch Circle Su san R. Payne 239.777.7209 $225,000 WYNDEMERE Commons #304 Su san R. Payne 239.777.7209 $179,500 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 2690 56th Avenue NE Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $170,000 EAGLE CREEK Stonegate #202 ML M eade 239.293.4851 $149,000 ISLES OF CAPRI Tarpon Village Apartments #A6 Cyn thia Corogin 239.393.6747 $136,500 Strada Residences at MercatoLive a lifestyle that puts a world of shopping, dining and entertainment within walking distance of home. These 1-, 2and 3-bedroom condominiums are spacious, lavishly appointed and fully-amenitized examples of ultra-chic living at one of Naples best addresses. The Strada #7502 B a rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 p $1,250,000 The Strada #5502 Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 $1,199,000 The Strada #7406 Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 $599,000 The Strada #7504 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 $599,000 The Strada #5205 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 $519,000 The Strada #7409 Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 $415,000 V anderbilt Shores #1502 Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 p $950,000 Regatta II #403 Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 $888,885 Phoenician Sands #301 Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $820,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside #104 Pat Callis 239.250.0562 $799,000 Regatta #302 Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 $559,000 Vanderbilt Palms #204 Pat Callis 239.250.0562 $239,000 WYNDEMERE 126 Edgemere Way South K a thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 p $799,000 VINEYARDS Vista Pointe #3606 Amy Atherholt 239.592.6343 $625,000 WYNDEMERE 212 Via Napoli Kathry n Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $595,000 WYNDEMERE 910 Wyndemere Way Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 239.248.7474 $529,000 LELY RESORT Legacy #404 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $515,000 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 390 17th Street NW Marl ene Suarez 239.290.0585 $499,000 NAPLES CAY The Seasons #1803 B a rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 p $6,450,000 ISLES OF CAPRI 24 Pelican Street West Lau ra/Chris Adams 239.404.4766 $2,895,000 SEAGATE 5115 Starsh Avenue Cheryl Turner 239.250.3311 $2,100,000 BEARS PAW 401 Charleswood Lane Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,195,000 LOGAN WOODS 5271 Mahogany Ridge Drive Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,150,000 HAMMOCK BAY Lesina #2005 Da rlene Roddy 239.404.0685 $1,015,000 ISLES OF CAPRI 79 Pelican Street West Bi l l Duy 239.641.7634 p $999,000 VINEYARDS 420 Terracina Way Pat Callis 239.250.0562 $995,000 LIVINGSTON WOODS 6381 Sandalwood Lane Pat Callis 239.250.0562 $899,000 LIVINGSTON WOODS 7050 Sandalwood Lane Li nda Haskins 239.822.3739 $889,000 WYNDEMERE 838 Wyndemere Way Ka thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $885,000 NAPLES CAY Club at Naples Cay #1102A Dave /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $875,000

PAGE 55 Sanibel, Captiva & SurroundsLong beloved for their white-sand beaches, prolic seashells, and ora and fauna, the Islands provide a haven for families, vacationers and those who simply enjoy a slower pace of life. From condominiums to resorts to villas to cottages, the Islands are the perfect refuge for living year-round or as a getaway in the sun. Fiddlers CreekFiddlers Creek is a master-planned community oering luxury residences, resort-style living, golf and access to a full-service marina. Marco IslandGraced with miles of powder-white sand beaches, Marco boasts luxurious real estate, shopping, dining, entertainment and a bounty of recreational activities from boating and shing to golf and tennis and more. 3283 Hyacinth Drive Lur a Jones 239.370.5340 p $1,185,000 3812 Mahogany Bend Drive Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 $899,000 Serena #201 Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 $829,000 7698 Mulberry Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $799,000 Cascada #201 Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 $549,000 Montreux #204 Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 $524,900 Cascada #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 p $484,900 3770 Cotton Green Path Drive ML Meade 239.293.4851 $399,000 Varenna #104 Michael/Maureen Joyce 239.285.6275 $319,000 Varenna #202 Michael/Maureen Joyce 239.285.6275 $299,000 Whisper Trace #201 Michelle L. Thomas 239.860.7176 $229,000 Whisper Trace #102 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $169,900 Islander Cove #106 Sue Shaughnessy 239.248.1138 p $365,000 406 Worthington Street Sue Shaughnessy 239.248.1138 $350,000 Crows Nest #309 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 $339,900 394 Collier Blvd. North Roe Tamagni 239.398.1222 $329,000 Sussex #202 Angelica Andrews 239.595.7653 $299,500 750 Colliler Blvd. North Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $250,000 1955 Sheeld Avenue Laura/Chris Adams 239.404.4766 p $679,000 210 Sand Hill Street Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 $549,900 Royal Seafarer #702 Angelica Andrews 239.595.7653 $529,900 855 Hideaway Circle West Paul Strong 239.404.3280 $499,000 Gulfview #1910 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 $475,000 Commodore Club #102 Roe Tamagni 239.398.1222 $395,000 880 Sea Dune Lane Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 p $3,650,000 Belize #1104 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $1,949,000 839 Newell Terrace Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $1,880,000 1261 Stone Court Paul Strong 239.404.3280 $1,695,000 71 Hickory Court Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 $1,595,000 Royal Marco Point I #17 ML Meade 239.293.4851 $1,495,000 1781 Barbados Avenue Gwen Tolson 847.208.2754 p $1,399,000 123 Landmark Street Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $1,295,000 616 Waterside Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $1,200,000 859 Wintergreen Court Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 $1,100,000 Duchess #306 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $750,000 850 Bareld Drive South Paul Strong 239.404.3280 $729,000 SANIBEL 3411 West Gulf Drive J a ne Reader Weaver 239.850.9555 p $3,740,000 FORT MYERS 15548 Fiddlesticks Blvd. D e nise Chambre 239.247.2868 $2,499,000 SANIBEL 785 Birdie View Point Cind y Sitton 239.810.4772 $1,200,000 ALVA 2441 Moore Avenue D e nise Chambre 239.247.2868 $849,000 FORT MYERS 1 Island St epha nie Bissett 239.292.3707 $749,000 SANIBEL Kings Crown #313 Jenni f er Berry 239.472.3535 $590,000


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From Marco Island to Naples to Bonita Springs to Sanibel and Captiva $1,386,137Average List PriceFrom August 15, 2012 to August 15, 2013Active ListingsAs of August 15, 2013235WHERE WE LIVEFrom the notable neighborhood of Park Shore to exclusive beachfront high-rise condominiums on Gulf Shore Drive, the area north of Old Naples has easy access to pristine beaches, nearby shopping and other conveniences. In Park Shore, high-rise condominiums dot the wide, sandy stretches of beach, while many low-rise condominiums on the east side of Gulf Shore Drive have serene views of inland waterways. The historic Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is a magnet for visitors, while full-time residents intermingle with seasonal guests at nearby shops and restaurants. If You Go: The Naples Beach Hotel & G o lf Club hosts a summer jazz series on some Saturday evenings; dine and dance while the sun sets. Coquina Sands The Moorings Park Shore Seagate Naples Cay I know of no other way to nourish the soul so completely than to walk on the beach.PARK SHORE SNAPSHOT Pine Ridge RdGulf Shore Blvd N Crayton RdGoodlette-Frank Rd Golden Gate Pkwy 41 THE MOORINGS COQUINA SANDS SEAGATE PARK SHORE NAPLES CAYGulf of MexicoAverage List Price to Sold PriceFrom August 15, 2012 to August 15, 2013 94.40% PARK SHORE Average Sold ListingsFirst 6 Months of 2012 vs. First 6 Months of 2013 Single-Family Homes Condominiums2830 139164 Single-Family Homes Condominiums$1,376,000$970,000$912,000$1,063,000WEST OF THE TAMIAMI TRAIL U.S. THE GULF COAST CORRIDOR LOCATION: North of Old Naples, south of Seagate Drive and west of Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41).ARCHITECTURAL STYLES: Mid-century, ranch-style homes; high-rise beachfront condominiums; low-rise condominiums with Gulf of Mexico access; and Venetian-style villas perched on the Venetian Bay. THINGS TO DO: Shop and dine at e Village on Venetian Bay; enjoy beach sunsets from Lowdermilk Park; kayaking and birding at nearby Clam Pass Park; dine or attend events at e Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. WHY COQUINA SANDS: Homes with golf course views are within walking distance of the beach. WHY THE MOORINGS: Private beach access at e Moorings is one of many perks enjoyed by residents, who also have several shopping and dining venues nearby. e Moorings Country Club features an 18-hole golf course for members. WHY PARK SHORE: Shopping, dining and entertainment at e Village; steps away from fabulous sunsets on the Gulf of Mexico and close proximity to other area destinations. WHY SEAGATE: A quiet community, where a majority of homes have water access along a small canal system. Naples Cay condominiums are situated on a 33-acre protected nature preserve with their own private so-sand beach. RANGE OF HOME PRICES: Luxury tower sky homes in Park Shore with Gulf of Mexico views range from under $1 million to $12 million or more. Lowand mid-rise condominiums on Gulf Shore Boulevard range from $150,000 for a charming pied--terre to $3 million or more for a penthouse residence. Average Sold PriceFirst 6 Months of 2012 vs. First 6 Months of 20137.14% 17.99% -29.51% 16.56% 2012 2013THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY


A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTIONWhat a difference a poem makes. When President Barack Obama commissioned Richard Blanco to write a poem for the second inauguration earlier this year, Mr. Blanco became the fifth inaugural poet in American history, joining the ranks of Robert Frost, Maya Angelou, Miller Williams and Elizabeth Alexander. But in many ways, he is the first: the first Latino, the first immigrant, the first openly gay man. (And at 44, he was also the youngest.)A CONTEMPORARY, MULTIMEDIA revisiting of a classic Puccini opera, humors role in helping veterans heal the psychic wounds of war, and a glimpse into Barron Collier High School football coaches as they help prepare players for adulthood are among the cinematic topics highlighting the fifth annual Naples International Film Festival. The opening night red-carpet party is set for Thursday, Nov. 7, at Artis Naples; screenings will take place Friday-Sunday, Nov. 8-10, at Silverspot Cinema at Mercato. Independent narrative features, documentaries and short films 50 in all make up the festival roster along with Q&As with visiting filmmakers and additional programs. Organizers take what amounts to a broad-brush approach where devising the festival line-up is concerned. Were very intentional as we program to (be sure to) have something for everyone, says Shannon Franklin, NIFF executive and artistic director. We also like to showcase all the different types of films,BY DON MANLEYFlorida Weekly Correspondent coming soon50 films for the fifth annual NIFFto a theater near youSEE NIFF, C4 SEE BLANCO, C8 Sanibel Island Writers Conference welcomes Inaugural poet Richard Blanco INSIDEBROUGHT TO YOU BY:The 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 Broad Avenue 434-2424 Vanderbilt 594-9494 The Promenade 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 434-8770 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 Next in the Honor SeriesNovelist Robert Macombers newest nautical adventure doesnt disappoint. C18 Talkin turkey Just in time for Thanksgiving, an animated film that takes the big birds side. C11 Nothing chain-like Sumo Sushi Sake presents a unique outpost in a former Starbucks. C31 n d i n e n g v al n ed. e nr am ve t sh ow ent t so me th in g The Black Maria Film Festival in Fort MyersC4 >>inside:CRAIG DILGER / COPYRIGHT PHOTO BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ BLANCO Nthihilik

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from first-time independent filmmakers working with micro-budgets, all the way to films from larger independent studios with established directors. Small, indie films are NIFFs primary focus. However, this years roster also includes the big-budget August: Osage County, a film adaptation of Tracy Letts Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama that stars Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts. The film is set for a late December theatrical release. Its a special sneak peek for our audiences, Ms. Franklin says. Amour is at the heart of festival opener Hank and Asha, which has won awards at four film festivals since is release in January. The comedy follows the long-distance romance of two strangers: an Indian woman studying in Prague and a lonely New Yorker, who begin corresponding through video letters and must eventually decide whether to meet face-to-face. NIFF screenings of August: Osage County at Silverspot are at 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8, and 1:45 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9.New this yearFor the first time, this years festival includes a wrap party. The occasion will be marked by a closingnight screening and the North American premier of The Girl from Nagasaki. The films director is renowned photographer Michel Comte, who shot the retelling of the opera Madame B utterfly live and in 3D, as a melding of musical performances, contemporary ballet and original animated sequences. The Girl from Nagasaki is Mr. Comtes directorial debut. Its very unique and a visual masterpiece, Ms. Franklin says. Its really one of those once-in-alifetime film experiences. Its very high art, very high concept. Its something our arts-loving community will appreciate. It begins with the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. As the film unfolds, Madame Butterfly emerges from the ashes of WWII and undergoes a metamorphosis into todays world, dramatically illustrating the sharp differences between Japanese and Western values. Mr. Comte refers to the film, as a sensory feast and as a trans-opera because of its multi-media and artistic blend. The film stars Japanese actress Miriko Wordell, prima ballerina Polina Semionova as the tragic g eisha Madame Butterfly, and Mr. Comtes wife, Ayako Yoshida, as her maid Suzuki. Ms. Yoshida also produced The Girl from Nagasaki, which lists rock chanteuse Marianne Faithfull as a cast member. The Girl from Nagasaki grew out an idea for a 3D-film art installation mixing opera and dance that the couple was planning for the ACE Gallery in Los Angeles. Work on the project had begun when it had to be shelved after Mr. Comte injured his eyes in an accident. Madame B utterfl y is set in his wifes hometown of Nagasaki. Given their roughly $1.8 million investment in the project to that point, they decided to rework the idea and make a movie. We said why dont we move the story 80 years forward and call it a trans-opera, something that is between film and opera and can be viewed in the theater in 3D, he says. The NIFF closing night screening of The Girl from Nagasaki begins at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. The husband-andwife director and producer will attend and will hold a Q&A session with the audience afterward. Tickets are $75 and include the wrap party with hors doeuvres, dessert and hosted bar beginning at 8:30 p.m. Movie tickets not sold separately. A Naples documentaryAmong this years four entries in the Florida Films category are three that were shot in Southwest Florida, including one in Naples. One of our goals is to support our local filmmaking community, Ms. Franklin says. The Storm is a documentary shot by 2010 Barron Collier High School graduate Vito Trupiano, who also wrote, produced and directed. The former Barron Collier football player shot the film as a project for his documentary class at Lynn University in Boca Raton, where he is a senior majoring in film and television. Its his first documentary, and both he and The Storm will make their festival debut in Naples. Mr. Trupiano says the films title refers to the moment when a father and a coach, or someone wearing both hats, releases a young man to the world to fulfill his destiny. Its about the interaction of these middle-aged men and the effect they have on players, Mr. Trupiano says. High school football is really not like college football. Its about teaching these kids how to grow up, preparing them for the life thats ahead of them. Its an outlet to teach these kids basic lessons of life. NIFF screenings of The Storm are at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, and 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. Mr. Trupiano will attend and have a Q&A session after both. The power of comedyJoe Kashnow will be present for a Q&A after the screenings of Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor, the documentary in which he co-stars. Comedy Warriors follows five severely wounded Iraq-Afghanistan war veterans who were given the opportunity to explore their experiences through stand-up comedy. Along the way, the service members are mentored by professional comedy writers and assisted by such comedians as Zach Galifianakis, Bob Saget, B.J. Novak and Lewis Black. The culmination of their journey is a one-night performance at the top comedy clubs in Los Angeles. The veterans sustained injuries ranging from burns to multiple amputations. Mr. Kashnow served in Iraq with the U.S. Armys 4th Infantry Division for five months in 2003, until he was wounded by a roadside bomb explosion. After 18 months of surgeries, his right leg had to be amputated below the knee. He says comedy was something he long wanted to pursue, but after retiring from the Army in 2008, he settled on taking a government job to provide for his wife and two young sons. That plan changed when he saw a notice for applicants for Comedy Warriors through the Wounded Warrior Project. He sent in an audition tape and the rest is history. It was a perfect opportunity, he says. Hes always been the type to employ comedy during difficult times, he adds, and it was no different after the explosion and during his recovery. I was making really horrible jokes while I was laying on the side of the road waiting for a medivac, he says. His doctors, however, didnt always have a sense of humor. When they had to tell me they might have to amputate, I said I wanted a secret cookie compartment in my prosthesis. They didnt laugh. One of the goals of Comedy Warriors, he adds, is to show you can have an amputation or burns and its not all doom and gloom. There is a lighter side to it. If you can handle getting blown up, you can pretty much handle anything thats thrown at you. NIFF presents Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. gy project to t h at point, t h ey d eci d e d to re w o rk th e id e a and mak e a m o vi e We sai d w h y d ont we a coach or someone wearing both hat s, r eleases a youn g man to the world to ful f ill his destiny. Its about the interaction o f these middle-a g ed men and the e ff ect th ey h ave on p l ayers, Mr. Trupiano say s. j H e sent in an r est is history. It was a perf e H es always b e comedy during d and it was no d i s ion and durin g I was ma k in g w hile I was la yi n r oad waiting f o r d octors, h owev e s ense o f humor. m e t h ey mig h t h w anted a secret m y prosthesis. T O ne of the go r iors, he adds, i an a mp utation o d oom an d g l oo m t o it. I f you ca n y ou can pretty t hats thrown NIFF pre Healing Throug Friday, Nov. 8, an COURTESY PHOTOThe Comedy Warriors team s h e g c onn a l i is bu t. v isua l n s ay s. i m ov s t o for ca tr s t is be tw ee n f o p era and can be viewe d T he NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 Thomas Edisons 1910 film Frankenstein the first cinematic adaptation of the Mary Shelley classic will grace the screen as part of the Black Maria Film Festivals return to the Fort Myers area this week. This is the seventh year the award-winning international festival has visited Lee County, and as before, the Edison & Ford Winter Estates and Edison State College will serve as the screening site. Films will be shown on the river lawn at the estates Friday evening, Nov. 1, and in an auditorium at the college Saturday night, Nov. 2. Black Maria (pronounced Mar-EYE-a) was the name of Mr. Edisons film production studio, the worlds first, which was completed in 1893 at the inventors laboratory complex in West Orange, N.J. The festival honoring Mr. Edisons contributions to film has toured for 32 years, hosted by major museums and colleges and showcasing contemporary independent and experimental works drawn from annual juried selections of award-winning films and videos. Wendy Chase, professor of humanities at ESC, was instrumental in bringing the festival to the Fort Myers area in 2006. She will lead a discussion of Frankenstein after its screening on Friday. The film is rare and at one point was thought to be lost until an original nitrate print was found in Wisconsin in the mid1970s. Mr. Edisons adaptation differs from later versions in that rather than the monster being cobbled together from corpses, this Frankenstein is created using chemicals and potions. The scene involved filming a wax figure melting into a pot and then playing the footage backwards. This years lineup John Columbus, founder and artistic director of the Black Maria Film Festival, will introduce both evenings of the festival. Eight films will be shown each night (with only two repetitions). Among this years films are: Fordland, an experimental film that examines automation, industry and American culture by manipulating appropriated 16mm footage from a vintage Ford corporation industrial film.NIFFFrom page 1 The fth annual Naples International Film Festival>>When: Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 7-10 >>Screenings: Various times Friday-Sunday at Silverspot Cinema at Mercato; $29 each or 12 for $130 >>Opening night: Red carpet gala and screening of Hank & Asha beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at ArtisNaples; $29 general admission, $159 VIP >>Saturday night: 9:30 p.m. at The Bay House, 799 Walkerbilt Road; $40 in advance, $50 at the door >>Closing night: Screening of The Girl from Nagasaki and wrap party from 6-11 p.m. at Silverspot Cinema; $75 >>Info: www.naples, where you can purchase tickets and download the 92-page NIFF program guide Fort Myers welcomes back the Black Maria SEE BLACK MARIA, C5


The Lost Interview of Ray Bradbury, Harry Halls personal tribute to the sci-fifantasy author who died last year. The film shows Mr. Bradbury reflecting on such topics as Steven Spielberg, the Hollywood Black List and politics of the 1950s and his indictment of TV networks. Balance and Swing, a hand-painted watercolor animation that celebrates life, love and the beauty of the medium itself. Here and Away, which was shot in India and inspired by a short story by Franz Kafka titled Children on a Country Road. Theres always quality, but the variety differs from year to year because it depends on submissions, Ms. Chase, who teaches film at ESC, says about the Black Maria Film Festival. While the festival tries to appeal to varied tastes, one of its contributions to the cinematic world is its focus of works that are artistic and not just entertaining, she adds. One of the genres they ask for is experimental films, a genre that counters the entertainment we find in the mainstream. Film doesnt always have to be about making you forget; it can also be about stimulating your brain. We want to challenge the idea that entertainment means unhooking your brain. It can also mean being challenged. I think thats a value that this festival adds curated films that are different than what you get in the mainstream. For more information about the Black Maria Film Festivals stop in the Fort Myers area, visit For information about the festival in general, visit www.blackmariafilmfestival. org. BLACK MARIAFrom page 4 The Black Maria Film Festival>>When & Where: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, on the river lawn at The Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers; 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Edison State College, Fort Myers >>Tickets: $7 at the door or in advance at the website below >>More: Enjoy dinner on the river lawn at the estates starting at 5 p.m. Friday. Meal selections range from $5 to $8. Reservations required. >>Info: 334-7419 or COURTESY PHOTOThomas Edisons original film studio, named the Black Maria because it resembled paddy wagons of the day that went by the name. Friday, October 25, 6:30-9:00 pmLive music by Brendan from Barefoot & Brendan! Come dressed in your costume for a chance to win a gift card from Whole Foods Market, enjoy live music, & $1 pizza slices. Well be judging the contest based on Funniest, Scariest, and Most Creative! Hllowee Sook-tculr & Costue Cotest Free! Check-in at 6:45 pm for contest. Adult contest winners: $50 Whole Foods Market Gift Card (per category) Childrens contest: 1.5lb bag of organic lollipops and a $15 gift card (per category) Discover a Dozen Glorious Restaurantsand Cafes...Over 30 Unique and Sophisticated Shops and Galleries...Gracious Strolls amidst Abundant FlowersFountains and Courtyards! .434.6533 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 C5

PAGE 70 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Theater Trailer Park Musical Through Nov. 2 by The Naples Players, its The Great American Trailer Park Musical at the Sugden Community Theatre. 2637990 or Afterlife of the Rich and Famous Through Nov. 2 by Lets Put On A Show Productions in the Joan Jenks Auditorium at the Golden Gate Community Center. 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. 398-9192 or The Mystery of Irma Vep Through Nov. 23 by The Naples Players in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www. You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up! Through Nov. 2 at The Off Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or Blame it on Beckett Nov. 1-16 by the Island Theater Company at the Marco Island Historical Museum on Marco Island. 394-0080 or Absalom Nov. 6-24 by The Marco Players at The Marco Players Theater. 642-7270 or Thursday, Oct. 31 Green Market Naples Green Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot at Clive Daniel Home. 2777 Tamiami Trail N. 594-9358 or www. Halloween on Fifth Fifth Avenue South hosts the third annual Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth from 4:30-9:30 p.m. with childrens activities, trick-ortreating, adult and pet costume contests and more. Dancing by the Fountain The Village on Venetian Bay hosts dancing demonstrations and instruction by Fred Astaire Dance Studio from 5-8 p.m. Free. Halloween Bash The Gladezmen take the stage at 9 p.m. at South Street City Oven Bar & Grill. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 435-9333 or Friday, Nov. 1 American Indian Art The AhTah-Thi-Ki Museum holds an American Indian Arts Celebration from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Nov. 2. $9 for adults, $6 for seniors, students and members of the military. (877) 902-1113 ext. 12211 or Heres to Beer Naples Beach Brewery offers a tour and tasting from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. $15 for the tour includes sample of 6 beers. 4110 Enterprise Ave. 304-8795 or Play with the Arts Four local artisits share their creative process during demonstrations today and Nov. 2 at The Artists Gallery in the Esplanade on Marco Island as part of The Marco Players Theaters Play with the Arts event. 760 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 7844436 or Art Opening ArtGallery OldNaples2 opens its fifth anniversary season with a reception for Partners in Pastel #1 from 6-9 p.m. On display through Jan. 8, the exhibit showcases realist still lifes and impressionistic landscapes by Lynne B. Wilcox and Karen Stone. 1187 Eighth St. S. 560-9569 or Eye on Fashion Waterside Shops and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute host a local celebrity eyewear fashion show from 6-7 p.m. 5415 Tamiami Trail N. Art Exhibition The Gallery on Fifth in Mercato hosts an opening reception for the exhibition Heat Wave featuring the works of RussianGerman artist Alexander Solotzew from 6-8 p.m. 220-7503 or Cooks Corner Chef Kristina San Filippo of The Good Life hosts a cooking class featuring flavors of Mexico from 6-8 p.m. $60. 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 514-4663 or Improv Comedy Naples Performing Arts Center hosts Night at the Improv with the WOW Improv troupe from 7-8:30 p.m. $10. 6646 Willow Park Drive. 597-6722 or www.wowimprov. com. Looney Tunes ArtisNaples presents Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II at 8 p.m. tonight and Nov. 2. 597-1900 or Stand Up Guy Bret Ernst takes the stage tonight through Nov. 3 at the Off the Hook Comedy Club, Marco Island. 389-6901 or Saturday, Nov. 2 Muck Around Guided swamp walks take place every Saturday through March in the wet wilderness behind Clyde Butchers Big Cypress Preserve gallery off U.S. 41 in Ochopee. $50 for adults; $25 for ages 18 and younger. Reservations required. 695-2428 or www. Arts on the Bay The Village on Venetian Bay hosts a day of art from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a pop-up gallery featuring local abstract artist Mally Khorasantchi. 261-6100 or Designer Anniversary Designer Divas Resale Boutique celebrates its first anniversary by donating a portion of proceeds from the days sales to the Miss Southwest Florida Scholarship fund from 1-4 p.m. Pageant volunteers will model select fashions from the store throughout the afternoon. 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 431-6341 or Marching Orders Palmetto Ridge High School hosts the 10th annual Marching Band Invitational starting at 4 p.m. at the schools Bear Stadium. $7 at the gate. 377-1160 or Live Tunes The Raiford Starke band plays from 2-5 p.m. today and Nov. 3 at Joanies Blue Crab Caf. 39395 Tamiami Trail East. 695-2682 or www. Cmon to Oktoberfest The Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples holds its second annual adults-only Oktoberfest celebration from 7-11 p.m. $125. Sunday, Nov. 3 Flippin Good The Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation hosts a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon at the fire station at the corner of San Marco Boulevard and Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island. $6. 331-0908. Cooking Class Sur La Table holds a Thai classics cooking class from noon to 2 p.m. $48.96 per person. 9105 Strada Place in Mercato. (800) 243-0852 or Foreign Film The Renaissance Academy of FGCU hosts a screening and discussion of Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son about his Father from 1-4 p.m. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Pre-registration strongly suggested. racademy. Little Bar Jam Jim Allen performs at 2 p.m. at the Little Bar Restaurant in Goodland on Marco Island. 3945663 or More Tunes Kirk Mcfee performs at Vandys & 5 Brothers starting at 11:30 p.m. 1089 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 394-8767. COURTESY PHOTOThe band For a Season, above, will perform as part of the Storytellers Creative Arts Conference beginning at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Covenant Church of Naples-PCA. 6926 Trail Blvd. Admission is free, but reservations required. 250-1822 or PHOTOArtGallery OldNaples2 opens its fifth anniversary season with a reception for Partners in Pastel #1 from 6-9 p.m. On display through Jan. 8, the exhibit showcases realist still lifes and impressionistic landscapes by Lynne B. Wilcox and Karen Stone. Included is Ms. Wilcoxs Take Your Pick, above. 1187 Eighth St. S. 560-9569 or www.artgalleryoldnaples2. com.COURTESY PHOTOMore than a dozen marching bands from high schools throughout Florida will take part in the 10th annual Marching Band Invitational starting at 4 p.m. Nov. 2 in Bear Stadium at Palmetto Ridge High School. $7 at the gate. 377-1160 or 642 7270 or www themarcoplayers com. 4 p m incl u p ris e b ea c P arti s in g d T h e Mar c ers T 760 N 4 43 6 A p les 2 wi w w t h


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PAGE 72 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 On inauguration day, he stood and read One Today before millions: One sun rose on us today, kindled over our shores The poem speaks of the diversity of people and professions in our country, unified on one ground, living and working under the one sun, one sky, one moon. It speaks of farmers and teachers. It references Martin Luther King Jr.s I Have a Dream speech, the 20 children who were killed in Newtown, Mass., and the Freedom Tower that now stands in place of the Twin Towers. It pays tribute to Mr. Blancos mother, who rang up groceries for twenty years, so I could write this poem and to hands/ as worn as my fathers cutting sugarcane/ so my brother and I could have books and shoes. Life for Mr. Blanco has not been the same since. It would be an understatement to say this has been the best year of his life so far. The best, the craziest, he says. It feels like the inauguration happened 10 days ago. Im still in a dream-like state of floating around. A licensed civil engineer, hes been unable to practice his profession for the past 10 months because hes so much in demand as a poet. In addition to speaking at colleges and universities and giving readings at bookstores, hes been reading at engineering firms, departments of transportation, law firms, nurses associations and advocacy groups of all kinds, including LGBT youth groups. He is the keynote speaker at the 2013 Sanibel Island Writers Conference, where hell also give a poetry workshop to attendees. His address/poetry reading, which takes place at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at BIG ARTS on the island, is free and open to the public.A threefold identityThough life up to this point has been a balancing act between civil engineering (in which he has an undergraduate degree) and poetry (his graduate degree), Mr. Blanco says he feels as if hes at a fork in the road. Now is a new phase in my life. Poetry is obviously my legacy, he says. Its too late to build the Golden Gate Bridge, for me Right now, it feels great. This big, great, wide door has opened, and one would be a fool not to step through it. An illustrated childrens book of One Today is slated for publication in 2015. Coming out first, however, with a release date of Tuesday, Nov. 19, is For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poets Journey ($15, Beacon Press), Mr. Blancos recounting of his journey of being chosen an inaugural poet, from the moment I get the call to the moment I get back home to Maine, he says. When tapped to write the inaugural poem, Mr. Blanco was asked to write three. The poems not chosen Mother Country and What We Know of Country will be included in the book. The experience was more emotional than hed anticipated. In some ways, I was trying to stay even-keeled and thought Id go home and walk the dog, and that would be it, he says. It was emotional, on so many levels. As an immigrant, and as a gay man, to be welcomed, is pretty amazing. It hit me just before I read the poem. I was overcome with a sense of gratitude and felt embraced by America. A lot of people said, You seemed so confident and calm. I felt a part of something so much larger than myself at that moment. I was really enraptured by the whole moment. A full memoir will be released toward the end of next year, by Ecco Press. Its all about my years of growing up in Miami from a young age to 16, and the three threads Ive had to navigate: my cultural identity, my sexual identity and my artistic identity, he says.He likes to say that his soul was made in Cuba, he was assembled in Spain, and then imported to the United States, as his mother was pregnant with him when she left Cuba for Spain. He was only 45 days old when they left Spain for the U.S., so his green card photo was his first baby photo.Opening a creative pathwayIn addition to reading at the inauguration, Mr. Blanco and his partner, Mark Neveu, were invited to the White House in May to meet with President Obama an occasion that made the poet more nervous than the reading. Sometimes celebrities, writers or others appear to be one thing on camera, and you dont want to see the other side, he says about the President. But he was just as gracious (in person). It was a kind of guy-next-door feeling. We talked a little bit about everything: poetry, the whole experience of the inauguration. Thirty minutes go by real quick. We gave him a broadside of the poem that he hung up in his back office. Many of Mr. Blancos poems deal with family. In Betting on America he recalls, with humor, how his family would place $5 bets on who would win the title of Miss America. In Amrica, he tells about his familys reaction to the first time they had turkey as well as pork on Thanksgiving. And in Looking for the Gulf Motel, the title poem from his most recent collection of poetry, he writes hauntingly of looking for a motel on Marco Island where he and his family once vacationed decades ago. Since writing One Today, Mr. Blanco has been commissioned to write several more poems for specific occasions. He wrote Boston Strong in reaction to the Boston Marathon bombings. Net proceeds from the sale of the poems chapbook benefit those who were affected by the bombing. Hes also been commissioned to write a poem for the Fragrance Foundation Awards in Lincoln Center, another for the Tech Awards in Silicon Valley and one for the Freedom to Marry organization. Suddenly people are asking for commissioned poems, as they would a sculpture or a portrait, which I find fascinating, he says. I love the idea of poetry taking a bigger role in the way we come together to celebrate, to mourn, to heal, to commemorate. Thats very good news for poetry, I think. Its also made a change in the way he views his own poetry. He compares it to suddenly discovering another range in which he can sing. I discovered that I still believed that my work had been well received and honored because of the subject matter, he says. I thought that was weighting much more than the actual craft in my poem. But I realized that what makes a Richard Blanco poem is not what I write, but how I write about it. Whatever I bring to the poem emotionally, I can write something larger than just my autobiographical sphere, he explains. That opened up a very big creative pathway for me. In general, what makes a good poem, he says, is a strong emotional center. A poem thats very emotionally honest and knows what its speaking to and about is whats most important. Aside from all the craft and other things that we learn, theres some magic to why it is that some poems really speak to us and some poems, though technically great, dont. I think it has to do with the ability of the writer to understand whats emotionally at stake. As a writer, you have to always understand that your job is to tell the most detailed, honest story that you can. But at the same time, how can you transcend that story? What artists do in general is lay their life down: heres my life, heres what my life says about us as humans, about the human condition. Mr. Blanco wants to make poetry more accessible to everyone, to create a larger readership of poetry from middle school onward. I want to start to explore what some of the causes are for the misconception and rejection of poetry in our country, he says. Im trying to do that for all of us, all of us poets, but also for all of us to understand the great power of poetry. The inauguration proves to me that we dont have a built-in gene to hate poetry. I think when people are given the chance with contemporary work, its amazing what will happen. I saw that on a very large scale. It gave me hope. Suddenly, poetry is something that broke through. Richard Blanco and poet Emma Trelles will give a free reading, open to the public, from 6:15-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9 at BIG Arts Schein Hall on Sanibel.BLANCOFrom page 1 Sanibel Island Writers Conference>> When: Nov. 7-10 >> Where: BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel Island >> Cost: $400 ($300 for members of BIG ARTS), $250 for students >> Info: 590-7421 or Poet Richard Blanco headlines the Sanibel Writers Conference. CRAIG DILGER / COPYRIGHT PHOTORichard Blanco at President Barack Obamas second inauguration. I love the idea of poetry taking a bigger role in the way we come together to celebrate, to mourn, to heal, to commemorate. Thats very good news for poetry, I think. Richard Blanco


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During the past few months, weve provided a series photo prompts and the writes among our readers have let their imaginations run, providing us with stories inspired by the pictures. We received almost 150 entries. The quality of the submissions was extraordinary, and the task of picking winners has been daunting.Florida Weekly editors pored through the submissions and turned our Top 20 favorites over to book critic Phil Jason to select two winners. Theyll be notified this weekend, and their names will be published in next weeks paper. Each will receive a ticket each to the eighth annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference Nov. 7-10 (see our story about this years keynote speaker on page C1). Thanks to everyone for taking the challenge. Missed ConnectionVIRGINIA COLWELL READMarco IslandThe fog hangs in the air and forms a shroud over the landscape. Leaves no longer tremble on their branches, birds no longer sing, nor crickets shrill. Traffic noises are stilled in this deadly void. I am encased in nothingness. I try to find my way, but the path is without beginning or end. I see a thin light from a lamppost in the distance. I need to reach that light. It is important. The light is shining on two people sitting at opposite ends of a long bench. There is an empty space between them. They do not lean toward one another, or gesture. They seem to be waiting for someone. I have to go there. I know who they are. I must be with them. I have to hurry, but theyre so far away. I need to go faster. I run toward them and yell, but they dont hear me. I yell again. They dont move or turn around. The only sound I hear is a steady booming, like the beat of a heart. I run as fast as I can. Im not getting any closer. I must reach them. I cant stop now. I must keep running, but Im so tired; my legs are heavy, its difficult to breathe. A slight movement of air skims across the skin on my arms. I hesitate and see the mist separate into silent wisps floating through the trees, and rising slowly from the ground. Both of them rise from the bench and become as one with the drifting mist. UntitledMARGO GARIEPYFort MyersI found him waiting for the bus again. Hi, Pop, I said. You look cold. He lifted his head, squinting, as if to see through the light-handed fog cradling him on his bench. I am cold, he said. Ive been here for a goddamn hour. These goddamn buses are no good in a fog. They cant see a damn thing. He bent over, looked past me and shook his head. Goddamn buses, he murmured. Look, Pop, lets get out of here. Its cold and damp and the sun is just up. Its not going to burn this fog off for hours. He looked up at me. You may just be right about that, he said. But he didnt move. Did you talk to your mother? Did you tell her Im trying to catch a goddamn bus? I paused like I always do when he asks that. Yep, I said. I talked to her last night. Shes doing fine. Shell be glad to see you when she gets home. Any day now. His face brightened. It looked as if a pale breakthrough of the sun had settled there. Oh good, he said. Oh, good. Then theres no use in me waiting for the bus then, is there? He was stiff from sitting for so long, but he untangled his knees, rose up and took my arm. I took his elbow and put it through mine. Shell be home any day now, he said. Thats good. Its about time. He napped most of the day, now and then calling out my name. Youre a good daughter, you know that? You take good care of Mom and me. It was a proclamation, earnest and strongvoiced. I gave him his dinner. He spooned the potatoes up with two fingers, but he wouldnt touch the beans. You know I dont care for vegetables, he said. I know, I said. But theyre good for you. I picked up four of the bitesized beans and lay them in his palm. Try just a couple beans, OK? He looked at them like he expected them to do something. Do I like beans? No, I said, but theyre good for you. Mom makes you eat your vegetables, doesnt she? Not always, he said. He smiled like a boy pulling one over on me. The sun had set, and I was waiting for the night nurse to come and put him to bed. I checked the pillbox. I


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THE BAY HOUSE & THE CLAW BAR AT TIERNEYS TAVERN 799 WALKERBILT RD., NAPLES OFF US 41, 1/4 MILE NORTH OF IMMOKALEE RD.(239) 591-3837 WWW.THECLAWBAR.COMSTONE CRAB SEASON IS HERE DINNER DAILY AT 5PM, BRUNCH SUNDAY 10:30-2 HAPPY HOUR 4-6PM LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 Call 239.333.1450 or visit www.AssuageCenters.com9407 Cypress Lake Drive, Suite C Fort Myers, Florida 33919GET TO KNOW US OPENING SPECIALAssuage Signature Massage, Assuage Signature Facial, And Make-up Application. Special Price:$185 (reg. $215) Take a plunge into a sea of ancient practices and exotic techniques from each corner of the world, each specically selected to satisfy your every need. The ambiance of your beautiful surroundings has been tailored to set the stage for pleasure. Its time to renew your vitality. Our professionally trained staff has been expecting you. Blue Martini and Off the Hook Comedy Club present Dance, Laugh & Give Back, a benefit for the Southwest Florida Performing Arts and Cultural Learning Center, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at 9114 Strada Place, Suite 12105, in Mercato. SWFLPACLC was founded to help underprivileged youth participate in the performing arts. The evening will have live music and comedienne Janet The Tennessee Tramp Williams. Hors doeuvres will be served, and a raffle will be held. Admission is $25 (21 and older only). Call 6760785 or visit The Childrens Advocacy Center of Collier County holds its 18th annual Beach Ball on Saturday evening, Feb. 15, at a private beach club in Naples. Leave the gown and tuxedo at home and have a ball on the beach. Tickets are $250 per person. Call 263-8383 or e-mail info@ Lighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss presents the Beatles-themed Boogie on the Beach from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. A Fab Four cover band will entertain. Tickets are $75 for adults, $25 for ages 18 and younger, free for ages 5 and younger. Call 430-3934 or visit Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center presents CAPA Art Forms Sculpture from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at The von Liebig Art Center. Admission is $100. Ticket proceeds and a portion of art sales will support the CAPA mission to build a state-of-the-art cultural and performing arts center that showcases local visual and performing artists.Call 775-2800, e-mail or visit www. Baby Basics of Collier County hosts its sixth annual Champagne Brunch & Fall Fashion Show at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at Dillards in Coastland Center. Baby Basics provides free diapers and supportive information to more than 325 infants and toddlers from low-income, working families in Collier County and Bonita Springs. Tickets are $75. For more information or to purchase tickets, e-mail or visit www. The Immokalee Foundation s 2013 Charity Classic Celebration: Pathways to Success, Voices of the Future, includes an evening of dining, entertainment and auctions of once-in-a-lifetime experiences to benefit TIF students. This years celebration takes place Saturday evening, Nov. 16, at The RitzCarlton Beach Resort. Tickets are $550. For reservations or more information, call 430-9122, e-mail or visit The Naples Zoo holds its 2013 Childrens Gala: Carnivale of the AniSAVE THE DATE


HELL-OWEENPARTY Thursday, October 31st, 8pm close $200 for the BEST Angel/Devil Costume!$6 Fireball Shots TASTES LIKE HEAVENburns like hell $35PER PERSONBell Tower Shops Thursday, November 7th 6-8pm Purchase tickets online at or call 239-437-0202.Pre-registered guests will enjoy early check in and informational wine presentations starting at 5pm.20 tasting stations serving exceptional wines, appetizers and desserts NEW! Attendees will be voting for their favorite pairing by participating Chefs First 400 guests receive a keepsake wine glass & swag bag Champagne Rafe sponsored by Mark Loren Designs Live Entertainment by Memphis 56 and store discounts Ce Ce rtied rtied rtied Public Public Public Pu A A A A A A A A A A c cc c oun n o t ta ta nts nts & & Busines Busines ne es s C s C C onsult onsult sult ul ul ult t l ants a ant McDonalds. Sponsored by: NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 C25 Its Time to Book YourNAPLES HARBOUR WE PLAN IT! YOU ENJOY IT! Share the Holiday Spirit with Yo ur Family, Friends or Employees!Book you party for this season by November 16th And receive a complimentary BRUNCH for FOURIncludes a glass of champagne or mimosa for each guest! SAVE THE DATEmals for kids and their grown-ups from 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Zoo. The evening will include wild games and prizes, a family-friendly silent auction, dinner and a presentation by world-renowned storyteller Jim Weiss. Tickets are $85 for children, $65 for adults. Call 262-5409, ext 144. Ask about sponsorships and special tables that include story time with Mr. Weiss and other benefits. Champions For Learning-The Education Foundation of Collier County, hosts the 2013 Heart of the Apple luncheon honoring Alan Korest on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Hilton Naples. For tickets or more information, call 643-4755 or visit The United Arts Council of Collier County hosts its annual fall fundraiser and Celebrate the Arts month soiree Wednesday evening, Nov. 20, at a private club in Port Royal. Guests will enjoy performances by numerous musical and theater groups from the area as well as gourmet dining an auction with Bill Barnett at the podium.For tickets or more information, call 263-8242 or visit The Womens Initiative Network of the Community Foundation of Collier County hosts the inaugural Power of the Purse luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Grey Oaks Country Club. Guest speaker Connie Rose endured 16 years of childhood sexual abuse, much of it at the hands of her serial sex offender father. She founded Victims2Survivors to raise awareness and provide support for victims and survivors of sexual violence, sex trafficking and domestic violence. The foundations 2014 Women of Initiative honorees will also be formally announced at the luncheon. The award ceremony will be held on March 31 at the Naples Beach & Golf Resort. Tickets to Power of the Purse are $125 per person, $250 for patrons and $2,500 for a patron table. For more information, visit Humane Society Naples holds its 15th annual Tea & Fashion Show: Passport to Paris on Thursday, Dec. 5, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For tickets or more information, visit www. The third annual Tea at The Ritz to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida is set for 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The afternoon, which includes a silent auction, is a popular holiday treat for men, women and children of all ages. Tickets for $100 can be purchased by calling Lesley Colantonio at 992-9474 or e-mailing E-mail Save the Date items to Cindy Pierce at cpierce@floridaweekly. com.

PAGE 90 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 Trim and Tone SpaWhere Technology Meets Beauty. Exilis VelaShape $300 value It's Good to Keep a Spare Tire, just not around your Waist! WATERFRONT GRILLE | 239.263.442141 to Park Shore a the Village on Venetian Bay tapassteaksseafoodorganicsNaples Freshest CatchLike us on /NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area events th an we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYMercatos inaugural Brew Ha Ha craft beer festivalJimmy Stevenson and Nicole Molnar Mackenzie Crawford and Judy Nedeau Kim Spagna and Mike Cruz Leana Stone and Amber King Tom Fewster and Mindy LaCrois Julio Vargas, Melanie Rodriguez and Jess Hiemstra Christine and Todd Jordan Dara Baer and Mellisa Nute Erica and Jason Crosser


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 Like us on /NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area events th an we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYBosom Buddies at Saks Fifth Avenue for Breast Cancer Awareness MonthBrenda and Gayle Poczatek Elizabeth Bodell and Victoria Meyers Rebecca Molina, Karen Davia, Karen Connetta, Kimberly Gorniak and Deborah Jonsson Christopher Zimei and Ellen Hopfinger David Tyler, Maida Sperandeo and Davie Cox Jaima Emmert and Sam Oshry Linda Williams and Dr. Luc Christian Mazzini Debi and Jack Cole (with Evie Rose) Linda Williams and Dr. Luc Christian Mazzini Riva Bradford, Judy LeDoux (with Stanley) and Jean Leitton Kylee Pitts and Sissy Jahn Having a Fiesta in PAWadise for Avow Cares

PAGE 92 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 SOCIETYThe 55th annual NCH Hospital Ball at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort Like us on /NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area events th an we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ MCDONALD AND TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY Colleen and Bruce Sammut Patrick and Courtney Trittler Joan Kessler, Gabriel Alves, Stacey Lederer and Joel Kessler Susan Keener and Ann Walsh Glyn Hunter and Rachel Thomas Patrick and Brenda OConnor, Jamie and Kirt Anderson Julie and Terry Kelly Sen. Garrett and Diana Richter Sharon Shelline, David Wolff and Marla Weiss l a J u l S h a


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 A&E C29 Located just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41 A Night of the BluesOn the lawn across from MASA and Silverspot Cinema UPCOMING EVENTSMovies on the Lawn Oz the Great and Powerful November 19th | 6pm Chanukah Celebration November 27th | 5:45pm Candle lighting, concert by Naples Klezmer Revival Band and lots more! Mercato Nights Music Series Victor Wainwright December 5th | 6-9pm Located ju s Celebrate the Art of Independent Film at Silverspot Cinema, November 7-10 SOCIETYThe 55th annual NCH Hospital BallLike us on /NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ and Rebecca Hammon Robert and Mariann MacDonald Sharon and Dolph Von Arx Christine Mona and Mitzi Magin Mary and Scott Campbell Terry and Christine Flynn Meridythe and Wallace McLean

PAGE 94 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 I 239-598-FIRE (3473)Corner of Airport & Vanderbilt Sunday Thursday 11:30 am 10 pm Friday & Saturday 11:30 am Midnight Best Happy Hour in Town! 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Now featuring an expanded line of Craft beers. $3 domestic and $5 Craft, bottles and draft, during Happy Hour in the Lounge. VINOAttention to every detail results in top-flight South African wines Want to know what the best part of being a wine columnist is? No, it isnt being able to walk into the house with a case of wine under my arm and tell my wife, But, honey, its research for work! (Thats a perk, yes, but shes not buying into it the way she used to anymore.) The best part is having the opportunity to spend two-plus hours enjoying dinner one-on-one with a passionate winemaker, tasting his (or her) wines with food and discussing the always fascinating topics of how and why he does what he does. I had the chance to do just that recently at Shulas Steak House in Naples with South African winemaker Jean Engelbrecht, proprietor of Rust en Vrede Wine Estate in the Stellenbosch region. The first South African family-owned winery to specialize in the exclusive production of red wines, Rust en Vrede only produces wines from cabernet sauvignon, shiraz and merlot grapes. Mr. Englebrechts wines have made the Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines list five times, including 2012. We sampled his highly rated Estate 2010, as well as wines from two other South African wineries, while enjoying a wideranging discussion. Q. Your family has grown grapes in South Africa since the early 1700s. Why did your father decide to become a winemaker in the 1970s? A. We used to sell all our grapes to large winemaking co-ops, but we realized we needed to focus our energies and market our products differently. Consumers are looking for handmade products, and selling wine under our winery name puts a face on our wine. Q. What did your father teach you about making wine? A. Never in history has there been such a large choice of good wines for informed consumers. My father said that in order to be successful, the most important thing was to pay attention to details. And not just one or two small things, but you must pay attention to all of the details. You have to have a personal investment with your wine, and you get that by focusing on all the aspects of your business. Q. What do you enjoy drinking when not drinking your own wine? A. I like to compare enjoying wine to reading good books. When you read many different books, you enrich your life with the different experiences. If you drink wines, this enriches and expands your life as well. Q. If you were not a winemaker, what would you be doing? A. I knew I would be in the family business, but before that happened I wanted to have my own achievements. So I was an airline pilot for seven years, and I loved every moment of that. I had a sense of personal freedom from (the family) business and also (because of ) the traveling. Q. What differentiates your wines from other producers? A. Our wine is supposed to be different from the next estate. That does not mean other wines are not as good, just there are always differences. A new BMW and a new Mercedes have different new-car smells, but share the same great quality level and attention to detail. When it became my turn to run the business, I started from a solid foundation. I did not have to reinvent the wheel, just tweak and modernize every year. It starts with the terroir, and then by doing all the small things right year after year, being consistent. Q. How would you describe your wines to someone who has not yet tried them? A. Our cabernet sauvignon does not have a European style. I like to describe them as forceful but elegant, more like a quality Napa Valley cabernet than a Bordeaux style. Q. Do you have any favorite pairings of your wines and food? A. I hate the notion of certain wines with certain dishes, and I grew up enjoying wines with all dishes. If you believe that this certain wine only can go well with that particular dish, how do you grow?Wine Picks of the Week: Rust en Vrede Stellenbosch Estate Red Blend 2010 ($48): A blend of 61 percent cabernet sauvignon, 31 percent shiraz and 8 percent merlot, this wine is a bright ruby-red and has a complex berry and cassis nose with an enticing blackberry and spice palate, leading to a long, elegant finish. Anthonij Rupert Optima Western Cape 2009 ($35): Cabernet sauvignon blended with cabernet franc and merlot yields a rich dark purple color with dark berry and plum aromas and flavors mixed with a hint of cocoa and a long, smooth finish. Ernie Els Signature Stellenbosch 2010 ($55): This classic Bordeaux blend of five grapes produces a deep, inky-purple wine with complex nose and palate of dark berries mixed with strawberries, ending with a touch of minerality in its textured finish. d m w n o l Jean Engelbrecht enjoying a glass of his Estate 2010 wine.


700 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102 239.659.7008 | www.VerginaRestaurant.comYOU ARE INVITED ON A CULINARY JOURNEYTHROUGH THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION!Vergina, The Taste Youll Never Forget in a Place Youll Always Remember Verginas, Italian born and Mediterranean educated, Chef Marco Corricelli is inviting you to join him on a Mediterranean Culinary Expedition to Portugal in the month of November. CALL 239-659-7008 to register for this culinary journey and an opportunity to win a prize! NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 CUISINESumo Sushi Sake wrestles its way into North Naples dining sceneSituated as it is among Jimmy Johns, Moes, Chick-fil-A and Culvers (and with its own drivethrough window), youd be excused for thinking Sumo Sushi Sake is just another chain concept, albeit one with a catchy alliterative name. It is anything but that. This unique little outpost in what was once a Starbucks serves serious sushi and well-executed Thai fare and even provides pleasant (and not deafening) live music, at least on Saturday evenings, making it an excellent choice for a bite to eat before or after a movie at the nearby Regal Hollywood 20 complex. If someone hadnt told me it used to be a Starbucks, I wouldnt have guessed. The owner has done a remarkable job of transforming the mecca of macchiato into the sushi parlor of the new millennium with dark blue plaster walls, an undulating ceiling, pendant lights over wood-grain tables, a black granite bar with bamboo sides and cool blue lights running around the perimeter. I cant tell you what the Sumo portion of the name means as we saw no well-padded wrestlers hanging about the place, but the rest of the name made sense as theres plenty of sushi and a respectable selection of sakes from which to choose. We sampled a bottle of Hakutsuru Junmai Ginjo Sho Une ($27), which had delicate fruit flavors and was fullbodied enough to stand up to the dishes with which we enjoyed it. The menu might cause some consternation among purists. In addition to conventional sushi, surimi and chirashi, youll find ceviche, Thai soups, salads, Thai crab cakes, chicken wings and a roll containing hamachi and jalapenos. Cooked fare includes pad Thai, red curry, tempura, miso ginger salmon and a few other dishes. For lovers of sushi who have dreamed of becoming chefs themselves, theres even a create-you-own-roll section, in which you select two or three fishes, three vegetables and a sauce ($16.85$18.85). Clearly, theres a little something for everyone. With that in mind, we ordered a bit of this and a bite of that, starting with the seared sea scallops with salsa ($12.95). The five scallops were plump, juicy and lightly breaded. They were tender and, although they could have been hotter, they tasted good, particularly when combined with the cool salsa containing red onions, red bell peppers and cilantro. Standard nigiri sushi, two of tuna ($6) and two tamago (egg, $5) were also just right, the fish tender and fresh, the omelette firm but not tough, with just a hint of sweetness. The stars of the meal were the red dragon roll ($13.95) and the lobster roll ($24.95). The former consisted of crisp shrimp tempura, avocado and asparagus wrapped in seaweed and rice topped with tuna, scallions, garlic chili mayo and sweet sauce. Displayed on its side like a serpent slithering along the plate, it was a lovely and delicious roll. The lobster roll took up its own dish and came in two parts: the roll itself, which consisted of lobster, avocado, asparagus, masago and scallions in soybean paper and rice, and a lobster tail stuffed with lobster, shreds of crab stick, masago and something called yummy sauce, which was slightly sweet and served to hold the mixture together. We dabbed a bit of wasabi on the roll for heat and finished the whole thing. Our final dish, tempura don ($22.95), was a platter containing six large shrimp and a variety of veggies, all nicely battered and fried. The sesame seeds and tempura sauce promised on the menu were absent, but the batter had good flavor, the shrimp and vegetables (broccoli, mushroom, green pepper, onions and carrots), were all properly cooked and tasted good on their own. The only other quibble I had was that we had specifically asked to have the tempura served after the sushi, but it arrived along with all the rolls. It didnt seem to be a terribly difficult request considering that there were only two other tables and two people at the sushi bar during our meal, so the kitchen certainly wasnt overtaxed. Nonetheless, all of the dishes we tried were solidly prepared and carefully plated, showing that the chef understood that people eat with their eyes as well as their mouths and noses. The restaurant offers desserts, including tempura cheesecake, fried ice cream, green tea ice cream and something called coconut, almond and chocolate bar a la mode, but, alas, we just couldnt manage it, even in the name of research. This is an interesting little spot, one in which the management has given thought to what makes a pleasant dining experience and works hard to provide it. Should you have a hankering for sushi but no time to linger, check out the website, call in an order and swing by the drive-thru for takeout. That, my friends, is service. Send items to cuisine@floridaweekly. com. Sumo Sushi Sake Sumo Sushi Sake, 6438 Naples Blvd., Naples; 591-1122 Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Saturday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: appetizers, $3.94-$14.95; sushi, $5-$7; rolls, $7-$24.95; entrees, $15.95-$22.95 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served >> Specialties of the house: Sushi, plus Thai and Japanese tapas >> Volume: Moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.sumosushisake.comSuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor l e jo b of trans n d it i u s h ra ch a c a h pe n c l r y, ger salmon di s h es. least e n x c e a e ne e S t n t ow n in g s, e l a it t art have w ner has natio n ad d su r p i n cur r ge r salm o on e s er v e u d n g s t p t, hy ut e s ng s, rs ed g t KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYTop: This double delight features a lobster roll and a lobster tail filled with a lobster and crab-stick mixture. Left: Seared scallops come with an unsushi-like salsa. Bottom: For those who prefer their food cooked, consider a mixed tempura platter.


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