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The true southern watermelon is a boon apart and not to be mentioned with commoner things. It is chief of the worlds luxuries, king by the grace of God over all the fruits of the earth. When one has tasted it, he knows what the angels eat. Mark Twain, Puddnhead WilsonR. TWAIN, IT TURNS OUT, IS AMONG a legion of Americans who have unabashedly declared their devotion to the watermelon. The humble watermelon without the water, its an ordinary melon is a Superman of the fruit world (some argue adamantly that its a vegetable). 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OF AGRICULTUREPHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY INSIDE PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VI, No. 36 FREE WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A16 CLUB NOTES A20-21 HEALTHY LIVING A24 PETS A26 BUSINESS MEETINGS B6 NETWORKING B7-8 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 FILM REVIEW C11 ANTIQUES C16-17 SOCIETY C22-25 CUISINE REVIEW C27 70 years after D-DayHodges University hosts commemoration ceremony. C24-25 Mamas storyGypsy is more about the stage mother than the stripper. C1 Getting to workOutlook keeps improving for job seekers. B1 Summer hairdos (and donts)No matter how hot it gets, just say no to pigtails. A27 As the rainy season approaches in Southwest Florida, its only a matter of time before mosquitoes follow. Will the bloodsuckers bring another dengue fever outbreak like the one last summer that sickened 21 people with fever and joint pain in Martin County? Only time will tell, but two Florida Gulf Coast University researchers have patented a potential treatment for the illness and are leading the charge toward a vaccine against the mosquito-borne virus that infects hundreds of millions of people around the world each year. Professors Sharon Isern and Scott Michael, virologists who teach in the Department of Biological Sciences, discovered a way to inhibit the virus from infecting new cells by attaching a small protein, or peptide, to the pathogen. The peptide can be easily incorporated in Researchers patent potential treatment for dengue fever, work on vaccineBY DREW STERWALDSpecial to Florida Weekly SEE DENGUE, A18 Florida 2725,300INSIDEPercentage of total U.S. value ($138 million) for watermelons that are produced in Florida. Acres of watermelons harvested in Florida. Watermelon dishes. >> A10 ISERN MICHAEL

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 DR. FAHIM DPM, AACFAS DR. LAM** FACFAS, DABLES, DABPS DR. TIMM* FACFAS, DABLES, DABPS** Now accepting new patients. (239) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 8 Facts About Your Foot & Ankle COMMENTARYAmassing weapons of wordsThe newest updated weapon in the muscular U.S. arsenal is this unlikely one, wheeled out without much fanfare last week: poetry. It arrives on the word-whetted cutting edge of a Tennessee-born Virginian named Charles Wright, the Poet Laureate of the United States. I really dont know what Im supposed to do, the retired University of Virginia professor told The New York Times when he discovered his new call to arms. But as soon as I find out, Ill do it. No doubt he will rage against the dying of the light, as he has always done. Mr. Wrights many collections of verse fuse the legacy of European modernism with the landscape of the American South, the Times reported, missing the point completely. Heres the point, instead: Poetry is a Maglite that shows you the thing itself, lying before you in the dark road joined to its sister shadow. There on the edge of your heart is a shadow as bodiless as a cloud or as thick and choking as a mud swamp. Is it even real?Each word, as someone once wrote, contains the universe. / The visible carries all the invisible on its back, explains Mr. Wright, in A Short History of the Shadow. A shadow, he adds, is just one part of us thats real. Poetry can let you see that shadow and grasp the whole, and if that isnt an important weapon that seeing I dont know what is. Heres what poetry isnt: a mere rhyme. Some poetry rhymes, of course, because the sound repeated is good mortar in the architecture of an idea. It can help you hold the notion together. And besides, sometimes a rhyme mounted on a rhythm just feels good, like a light caress delivered beneath the larger intent of a loving kiss. William Logan, a poet and University of Florida English professor, decried our prose-addiction in a Times op-ed piece about Mr. Wrights new title, while suggesting that it may not really matter. But I think it matters deeply if we cant see love, for examp le. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, wrote Shakespeare in Sonnet 116, helping us see. Loves not times foolFour hundred years later, Mr. Logan added this, in The other place: Love is not love, unless its will affords / Forgiveness for the words that are not said.He means the shadow words, I figure. To see them not only to survive them but to shape a relative joie de vivre around them wed best keep our poets close. Here are some more, only a few of many, in this case all Floridians. Youll find them if you need them. Richard Blanco, in One Today:My face, your face, millions of faces in mornings mirrors, each one yawning to life to clean tables, read ledgers or save lives to teach geometry or ring up groceries as my mother did twenty years, so I could write this poem One ground. Our ground, rooting us to every stalk of corn, every head of wheat sown by sweat and handshands digging trenches and routing pipes and cables, hands as worn as my fathers cutting sugar cane so my brother and I could have books and shoes Campbell McGrath, in Shopping for P omegranates at Wal-mart on New Years Day:Each day is an eternity and every night is New Years Eve, a cav alcade of B-list has-beens entirely unknown to me, needy comedians and country singers in handsome Stetsons, sitcom stars of every social trope and ethnic denomination, pugilists and oligarchs, femme fatales and anointed virgins Billy Collins, in Grand Central: The city orbits around eight million / centers of the universe / and turns around the golden clock / at the still point of this place. / Lift up your eyes from the moving hive / and you will see time circling / under a vault of stars and know / just where you are. Amy Bennett Williams (my wife) in a poem to her f ather who loves the psalms, the great biblical poems:Dark ragged hours swell into dread. I lie awake; so do you my maker. Who knows better than I? Yet through your gifts I am saved. When I called, you answered me. You said: pay attention to line and light, to the luminous delicacy of dawn to the slope of a mares flank, the flow of a tail at a lope. His work is full of majesty and splendor. Flagstone steps and bronze and stone, the still wild perfume of sprawled old roses, hands deep in damp earth, geraniums, each other. Remember the marvels he has done. You gave me sun-slanted blue helices of pine incense. Pierced glass: ruby, gold. The smile of a saint, love beyond words. My soul is quieted within me. I will thank you because I am marvelously made; your works are wonderful and I know it well. For silent breath in other rooms, quiet eddies in a coffee cup, the curve of a sleeping cat, for the evergreen blessings of the morning, for my life; for the child in my arms who is all of us remade: I BLESS YOU. r M S u a roger

PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 OPINION amy GOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly Math is mathFor people who use the word science as a bludgeon and trumpet their strict commitment to fact and reason, the Obama administration and its supporters are strangely incapable of rational analysis of new climate-change regulations. President Barack Obamas Environmental Protection Agency released draft rules earlier this month to create a vast new regulatory apparatus with no input from Congress in other words, to govern in its accustomed highhanded, undemocratic manner. The goal is to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants, in particular coal-fired plants, to 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. The rhetoric has involved self-congratulation about how they are the inexorable result of taking climate science and the reality of dangerous global warming seriously. Science is science, President Obama said in an open-and-shut tautology about global warming during an interview with New York Times columnist Tom Friedman. By the same token, math is math, and the new regulations make no sense. While the regulations are stringent enough to impose real economic costs especially in states that produce coal or heavily use coal power, or whose economies have grown relatively robustly since 2005 they have almost no upside in fighting global warming. Thats because the U.S. is only part of the global carbon-emissions picture, and a diminishing one at that. We account for roughly a sixth of global emissions, and our emissions have fallen the past few years more than those of any other major country. In fact, weve already achieved about half of the administrations 30 percent goal, in part through the boom in natural gas. The regulations aim to cut carbon emissions by 700 million tons by 2030. That sounds like a formidable number only if it is abstracted from the context of the rest of the world. As Robert Bryce of the Manhattan Institute notes, carbon emissions increased worldwide by about 700 million tons in 2011 alone. China increased its emissions by 3 billion tons from 2006 to 2012. Even accepting the assumptions of the so-called globalwarming consensus, the regulations will have an imperceptible effect on global temperature by 2100. The regulatory fight against global warming runs up against this reality: Anything we do on our own short of returning to a subsistence economy is largely meaningless, while we cant force other countries to kneecap their economies based on a fashionable cause with no immediate bearing on the well-being of their often desperately impoverished citizens. Supporters of the new EPA rules say they are an exercise of American leadership that will encourage other countries to crimp their economies, especially the worlds biggest emitter, China. Why will China be shamed by our pointlessly self-flagellating new policy on power plants into adopting economically harmful regulations of its own based on speculative models showing a far-off threat of higher temperatures? The best policy for the U.S. is not command-and-control regulation, as economics writer Jim Manzi points out, but maintaining an environment favorable to technological innovation. No one would have predicted the fracking revolution of the past few years that has both displaced coal and benefited the broader economy. But the self-declared adherents of science prefer the satisfaction of pointlessly self-defeating gestures. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.Children on the run: the deepening immigration crisisHave you seen the pictures? All the kids, sleeping on floors in row upon row, detained by the Department of Homeland Security. There are more children coming in every day, and the federal government doesnt know where to keep them. When I first saw the pictures, I cried. I cried, and my heart really broke for these children, Jose Luis Zelaya told me. He was looking at photos of these migrant children being warehoused by the U.S. government. Zelaya understands their plight. He is getting his Ph.D. at Texas A&M University, but he is not your typical student. His path was long and difficult, a striking example of the struggles, and successes, of many undocumented immigrants in the United States. His ordeal is especially important to hear now, as tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America and Mexico are pouring across the southern border of the United States, expanding the crisis of the U.S.s broken immigration system. I was born in Honduras, in San Pedro Sula, the capital of violence in the world. As a child I grew up in extreme poverty. I literally witnessed my brother dying in my mothers arms because we didnt have money to take him to the hospital, Jose told me on the Democracy Now! news hour. We had an abusive father, an alcoholic man who used to beat my mother in public ... he used to beat us with the side of machetes, he used to beat us with the side of guns. His mother fled, taking his sister with her. They made it to the United States. Eventually, Joses abusive father kicked him out of his house. His story continued: I became homeless, I became a street child. ... I dug into trash cans to eat food. Once, I was simply playing soccer and there was a drive-by shooting ... I ended up being shot twice, in both of my arms, and it was then that I made the decision I needed to run away. Jose had a scrap of paper with his mothers phone number on it, which began with 13, the area code for Houston. With just that, as a 13-year-old, he embarked on a hellish journey north to reunite with his mother. An estimated 500,000 people ride atop freight trains from Central America, through Mexico, hoping to reach the U.S. border. Sonia Nazario is a journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for her reporting on the migration issue. Her reports were published as a book, Enriques Journey: The Story of a Boys Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite With His Mother. it is the story of another boy who fled his home, much like Jose. Nazario retraced his steps by riding the perilous trains that both Jose and Enrique took north, often referred to as La Bestia, or The Beast. If they make it, the children must still confront an increasingly militarized U.S. border, and criminal coyotes who offer passage across the border for exorbitant fees. Jose was caught and held in a detention center in Harlingen, Texas, for two months. The conditions in which he was held were shocking: We were only allowed out to see the sunlight one hour a week, and we were only allowed to drink water three times a day. His experiences over a dozen years ago are important, as there is now an influx of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. So far in 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection reports more than 47,000 unaccompanied children detained after crossing the border, almost double the number for all of 2013, and almost five times the number from 2009. The Office of the U nited Na tions High Commissioner for Refugees issued a study in March, Children on the Run, which reaffirmed what Sonia Nazario said is driving these tens of thousands of children to flee north, alone: The real reasons why children are coming is, number one, the violence and, number two, to reunify with a parent who left them behind. This unprecedented increase in children crossing the border has triggered some action from the federal government. Attorney General Eric Holder announced last week that he would commit $2 million to hire lawyers and paralegals to assist unaccompanied children through the legal maze of immigration detention. Nazario says it is not nearly enough, and thinks these children should be afforded refugee status: We measure a country by how we treat children. And were asking these children to do the impossible, which is to defend their right to be here. Not all of them should be able to stay, but we should give them due process. Nazario predicts that next year there will be well over 100,000 unaccompanied children crossing into the U.S., spurred north to avoid the violence of the drug war, gangs and systemic poverty exacerbated by unfair trade agreements and U.S. drug policy. These brave children are trying to save their own lives by journeying north. Our job in the U.S. is to solve the policy issues that compel their flight. Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,200 stations in North America. She is the co-author of The Silenced Majority, a New York Times best-seller. 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PAGE 6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 Custom Window Treatments | Award-Winning Design Services Fine Furniture | Unique Accessories | Heirloom Rugs Evenings & Sundays by appointment Fort Mye14125 S. Tamiami Trail | 239.690.0580Sanibel 1025 Periwinkle Way | 239.579.0412Naples5015 Tamiami Trail N. | 239.236.0580 DistinctlNORRIS with the VALUE & QUALITY you expectYour Style STOREWIDE SAVINGS! SAVE 70%UP TOON FLOOR SAMPLESTHROUGHOUT THE STOREFOR A LIMITED TIME! Many items are at or below cost in order to get our stores ready for summer! PROFILES IN PARADISECollege president thrives on organizing, leading peopleEdison State College officially becomes Florida SouthWestern State College on July 1. Naples resident Jeff Allbritten, Ph.D., has been at the helm of the school since becoming its fourth president two years ago. The son of an army officer stationed in Europe, he was born in Vicenza, Italy, in 1963. His first glimpse of the United States was when his father was reassigned to Fort Gordon and the family moved to Augusta, Ga., in 1966. Shortly after that, when his father received orders to go to Vietnam, the family moved to Aberdeen, Md., to be near family.The elder Mr. Allbritten was provost marshal in Saigon during the TET offensive; following a one-year tour he returned home and in 1968 settled into civilian life in Aberdeen. Throughout elementary and high school in Aberdeen, Jeffs interests centered on music and theater; his only brush was athletics came in 1978, when he tried out for the Aberdeen High School baseball team against Cal Ripken. He beat me out for that team, and we all know how his career ended up! says Jeff. He began playing guitar in 1970, partially because he was enamored with his aunt and uncle who were country music performers in western Kentucky. He formed his first band and performed in public for the first time in 1976. Hooked from then on, he moved to different bands around the tristate area of Maryland, Pennsylv ania and Delaware, even playing a stint with George Thorogood and the Destroyers in 1979. I wish I had stayed with them long enough to experience Bad to the Bone, he says about what is perhaps the bands biggest hit ever. In 1981, Jeff enrolled at his fathers alma mater, Murray State University in Kentucky, with the goal to become a doctor. Signing up for the usual pre-med curriculum of biology, chemistry and mathematics, he worked hard to keep his GPA up. After observing some surgeries with a fraternity brother who knew a surgeon who allowed them in the operating room, however, he realized he didnt really like being around sick people or hospitals. This may seem like an odd revelation, but it did change my life, he says. The next semester, he took a two-course sequence in organic chemistry and discovered a talent for visualizing the threedimensional spatial orientations needed to understand the interaction of molecules and the physics of these relationships. He changed his major to chemistry and set his sights set on becoming a university professor. He earned a bachelors degree in chemistry and mathematics in 1984 and a masters in mathematics in 1987, both from Murray State. Upon graduation in 1987, Jeff took a position with the Department of Defense conducting research on combat weapons systems. The following year he accepted a one-year replacement position for a faculty member on sabbatical at Middle Tennessee State University. During that year he began his doctoral studies in chemistry. He was fortunate to be rehired for a second oneyear position while continuing his doctoral coursework and beginning his research. In 1990 he applied for a tenure-track faculty position in the department of mathematical sciences where he was already teaching. That fall he began his third year at MTSU, this time as a permanent tenure-track assistant professor. He passed his qualifying exams and defended his dissertation titled A Platinum-195 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study of the Solvolysis of Sodium Hexacholoroplatinate by Dimethyl Sulfoxide. He received his doctorate in chemistry in 1991. Upon settling into his chosen profession, Jeff discovered that he also had the talent to organize and lead people. In 1995 he accepted the position of associate dean of the College of Basic and Applied Sciences at MTSU. After 11 years there, he decided to pursue a new goal of leading a college. In 1999 he accepted the position as dean of the Division of Arts and Sciences at Florida State College in Jacksonville. In 2000 he had the opportunity to open a brand new campus for Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, which he ran for three years. In 2003 he accepted the position of campus president for the Collier County campus of Edison State College in Naples. For the next eight years he learned how to build partnerships with business and industry and to raise dollars for scholarships and capital facility needs that benefitted the community and the institution. He eventually left Edison to become the sixth president of Middle Georgia State College in Macon, returning to Southwest Florida in 2012 as president of what next month becomes Florida SouthWestern State College. Bob Harden is the producer and host of The Bob Harden Show, airing from 78 a.m. weekdays at m s D T e s bobHARDEN Talking points with Jeff Allbritten Something your mom was right about: She always said time accelerates as we grow older. It really does! Favorite pastimes: Music and European travel. Im a devout Europhile. Pet peeve: People who offer commentary without having any real skin in the game. Its easy to sit on the sidelines and throw darts; if you really want to have an impact, you have to get involved, learn and help to make the change you seek. What you are most proud of: The new facilities and opportunities that I have brought to this community over the past decade that have helped transform lives in many areas. Best thing about the Paradise Coast: The true sense of community and the generosity of the people who call this place home.


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PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 while savoring every bite. Still, whos ever gotten through a wedge without a little juice dribbling down the chin, arm or bare leg? The watermelon, in all its sweet and messy glory, is as much an icon of the Sunshine State as the orange, the sabal palm and the mosquito. Without watermelon, there would be no coming-of-age county fair seed-spitting contests and year-long bragging rights, watermelon queens or even a Tracy Byrd country ballad crooning about a wine-induced crawl after imbibing in too much of its fermented liquid form. Add to its long list of attributes nutrition-packed goodness and its ability to elicit smiles that stretch from roadside vendors along country roads to some of the states finest restaurants. Why even the shape of a half-wedge is a big red grin. Id hate to live in a world without watermelon, says Eva Webb, assistant director of field services for Florida Farm Bureaus District 8 covering Palm Beach, Collier, Broward, Miami-Dade, Hendry and Glades counties. Theres nothing better than watermelon on a hot day, ice cold and crisp. Shes seen a world partially devoid of watermelon and it aint pretty. Im originally from up north so I remember waiting all winter for the first watermelons. They were like sunshine. In Florida, Ms. Webb has found watermelon nirvana. Farmers, many of them right here in South and Southwest Florida, provide plucked-from-thefield watermelons during two growing seasons. Theres not a roadside stand, farmers market or supermarket she can pass up after spying those come-hither plump green-striped orbs promising a dose of juicy sweetness. Theyve been very sweet this year, says Ms. Webb, whos tasted her way throughout much of her district. The Dr. Oz-approved fruit (were going with its horticultural classification) has some of the highest levels of the antioxidant lycopene in the vegetable and fruit kingdom. It may even help you sleep better, degunk arteries and reduce blood pressure. And the good doctor, whos not the least bit bashful about asking the unsuspecting about their poop, has even gone on record noting watermelons concentration of l-arginine, an amino acid that helps boosts circulation and can enhance a mans, um, manhood. No wonder more Americans men and women are eating more watermelon. Annual consumption has increased from about 12 pounds per person in the 1980s to 15.7 pounds in 2010, a banner year nationally with 4.1 billion pounds and the largest harvest in 63 years.A world of watermelon in FloridaFlorida surprise is the top watermelon-producing state in the union, occasionally getting bumped off by Texas and California. Many local farmers, fed up with delicate oranges and other finicky citrus, have sworn off those crops to focus solely on watermelon. The fruit thrives during our amiable late fall and early winter months and again in the spring and is Florida-fresh through Memorial Day. Despite containing 92 percent water, watermelons ironically dont fare well during Floridas rainy season. About the only time Rich Chastain isnt shipping the fruit through his Melon 1 brokerage, which works with growers from Immokalee and Arcadia to Delaware and Maryland, is right around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Its difficult to get folks thinking about watermelon stuffing or a watermelon salad alongside the traditional turkey or ham although any county fair watermelon carving champ worth his salt could easily create a holiday-appropriate sculpture, rendered in the requisite red and green. A staple of Memorial Day and Fourth of July backyard barbecues, the watermelon is beginning to appear on menus far and wide, thanks to the promotional efforts of guys like Jim Barfield, a farmer and president of the 210-member Immokalee-based Florida Watermelon Association. The association is devoted to getting the word out about Floridafresh watermelons and clueing in tourists on the importance of agriculture to the states economy. Were not just Mickey Mouse and beaches, says Mr. Barfield, a thirdgeneration farmer whos been farming 30 years since college graduation in 1984 and growing watermelon exclusively the past decade. This year he planted 500 acres at his Wolf Island farm in Immokalee and another farm in Lake Placid, shipping watermelon throughout Florida, the northeast and into Canada. We harvest all by hand, he says. On our best day, we filled 25 semis with a million pounds. In 2012, Florida watermelon growers cashed in on $138 million, providing 27 percent of the total U.S. value. A cold snap in March affected the 2013 yield. Restaurants are also honing in on watermelon as a symbol of summer in seasonal menus. Mr. Chastains Punta Gorda C&L Farm and Packaging and Gulfshore Produce in Fort Myers were singled out to supply Florida grown watermelon to LongHorn Steakhouses 60 Florida restaurants. It plays a starring role in the chains grilled watermelon wedge salad on its Peak Season menu offered through August. A fourth-generation watermelon farmer, Mr. Chastain and his consortium of growers sold more than 1,200 semi loads of watermelon harvested from area fields and are gearing up in Georgia. During the peak, they were filling 200 loads a day. We supply most every chain store east of the Mississippi, says Mr. Chastain. Locally, Winn-Dixie carried our watermelons. So did BJs, Costco and Sams Club. About the only store we dont sell is Publix. LaBelle farmer Duane Hobby has the Publix market cornered. His fruit is sold whole for Memorial Day but most of it ends up in those handy-dandy graband-go clamshell containers, either solo or as part of a fruit salad. Hes also Florida Farm Bureaus exclusive watermelon purveyor for Palm Beach Countys annual Sweet Corn Fiesta, which celebrates another I-didnt-know-theygrow-it-here crop. Duane grows the best watermelon, says Ms. Webb. Follow the watermelonMr. Hobby speaks with a fast Florida drawl. Almost as fast as this years harvest. Within three weeks, most of the watermelons on Mr. Hobbys rented 350 acres, a sugarcane field on a oneyear vacation, were ready to be handcut from the vine. He was finished right before Memorial Day, filling some 200 semi loads with 8 million pounds of fruit destined for Publix stores in the Jacksonville and Atlanta markets and northward-bound Kroger stores and retailers in Philadelphia and North Dakota. His hometown Winn-Dixie also carried his watermelons. Some years he produces 10 million pounds. Mr. Hobby remembers his father dabbling in growing stuff during his childhood but not enough the younger Mr. Hobby isnt rightfully a first-generation farmer. He used to build packinghouse machinery to help with the harvest but somehow got sucked into farming, watermelon exclusively since the early 1990s. Mr. Chastains great-grandfather was growing watermelons in southwest Georgia four generations back, and his four children, including 4-year-old twin boys, are already being groomed for the family business. We had a very good season and the best quality and volume weve had in four or five years, says Mr. Chastain. Mr. Barfields family has been farming South Florida since 1928, and his eldest son represents the fourth generation. Times has brought many changes. Gone are the friendly farm-to-farm contests to grow the biggest his father once vividly described. For the record, the largest watermelon topped the scales at 262 pounds and was grown in Tennessee. But the biggest game-changer has been the perfection of the seedless watermelon a development whose debut took place in the equivalent of yesterday in the fruits 6,000-year history.WATERMELON From page 1 G.B. CRAWFORD / FLORIDA FARM BUREAU FEDERATIONDuane Hobby and the fruits of his labor. ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLYHorace Brittain of Brittain Farms holds one of his last Southwest Florida watermelons of the year. SEE WATERMELON, A9 PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 NEWS A9 From Africa to Egypt and beyondWatermelon, or citrullus lanatus, gets more ink in the Cambridge World History of Food than its related cucurbits, mainly cucumbers and melons. Introduced by Spanish settlers in Florida around 1570, its role as a food source dates back six millennia to northern African and southwestern Asia, providing life-sustaining water in desert climates. Ancient Egyptians thought enough of the watermelon to immortalize it in hieroglyphics on building walls and deposit seeds and leaves in the tombs of the newly departed. Trade routes opened up the fruits worldwide propagation, reaching India by 800, China in 1100 and Spain as early as 961. Watermelons made their first appearance in England nearly two decades after arriving in the New World. President Thomas Jefferson g rew watermelons at Monticello; transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau in Concord, Mass. The seed: Which came first?Seedless watermelon seems an oxymoron or, at the very least, unstainable. About 95 percent of each local farms crop is seedless, begging the question: How do they reproduce? They dont. Seedless watermelons were developed 40 years ago but only mastered in the last decade, according to Cambridge, a mere blip in the fruits chronology. Crossing two plants with incompatible chromosomes, creates the triploid, the seedless watermelon thats sterile, much like the horse-donkey hybrid, the mule. The seedless variety also costs more: $200 for 1,000 seeds compared to about $60 for seeded. Mr. Hobby says he easily uses 600,000 seeds. The average seeded watermelon contains 1,000 seeds, fine for spitting but not for ease in salad preparation. When I was a kid, we ate regular seeded watermelons, but this is what the industry went to because of the demand for cut-up fruit, says Mr. Hobby. Southerners are more prone to seeded watermelon. I ship those to Louisiana and Mississippi. We cant help but think Mr. Twain would be proud.How to eat a watermelonMost watermelon lovers are purists. They want a wedge or, for convenience, a grab-and-go container of bite-sized fruit. In Africas Kalahari Desert, watermelon is dried into storable strips for humans and livestock and some African cultures prepare it as a vegetable. Seeds are roasted in Asia and the Middle East and in India theyre ground into flour. Watermelon juice is also fermented. Theres really no wrong way to eat a watermelon but theyre best fresh from the field, succulent with the juice dripping down your arm, says Ms. Webb. Im spoiled because I can just cut one up in the field and eat as much as I want, says Mr. Chastain. Then I can get another for later in the day. Mr. Hobby seems a little taken back by the question. If I want fruit, I just want fruit, he says. The other day I was in Fort Myers and LongHorn had a grilled watermelon salad. The Orlandobased LongHorns salad, which uses locally grown watermelon, is a play on the traditional wedge salad, says James Messinger, director of culinary development for the 460-restaurant chain. Brushed with honey, flash-grilled then chilled its served alongside superfoods kale and quinoa with a sprinkle of goat cheese, a toss of lemon vinaigrette and a drizzle of balsamic. Using watermelon really hit home, the chef says. We were thinking summertime, picnics, family, hot weather and watermelon instantly popped into our minds. The honey and grill combination creates a caramelization akin to crme brle with a crunch and sweet soft center. The sweet and savory dish also benefits from the salt of the cheese and the tang of lemon. We offer the Peak Season menu four times a year, says Mr. Messinger. It allows our chefs to explore new tastes and introduce our guests to trends. The salad has been well received and weve had a lot of requests for the recipe. For its summer menu, the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Naples has also created two Florida watermelon-derived menu items as its Coast restaurant a watermelon mojito and gazpacho, both playing upon the fruits cooling nature.The harvestTo say harvesting watermelon is no picnic, might be an understatement. Its six weeks of grueling, labor-intensive work that requires heavy lifting. Most of Mr. Barfield and Mr. Chastains fruit weighs 15.5 to 20 pounds, Mr. Hobbys watermelons average about 30 pounds but he had many 40 pounders this spring. Farms work 60 to 80 field hands and packers on peak days. An acre in Southwest Florida yields about 50,000 pounds of fruit. Everything from planting, to cutting, loading and packaging is done by hand. By the time Mr. Hobbys finished returning his rented field to its prewatermelon condition, hell be hunting down the next acreage to plant in August for the smaller fall crop, which will be harvested by Thanksgiving, right around the time hell start growing seedlings in the greenhouse for spring. For us, its a way of life, working the land and producing something people like, says Mr. Barfield. Its been a good business for me and my family to be in. Like most farmers, Mr. Hobby shucks off the intensity of the labor. Instead its transportation costs and regulations that place watermelon in the high-risk food category, alongside other produce that have caused E. coli, salmonella and listeria outbreaks, that are eating at his bottom line. Because of his arrangement with Publix, Mr. Hobby is subjected to stringent sanitation and food-handling guidelines. His fields and packing facilities are regularly visited by food safety inspectors. I have certain liabilities because watermelon has been lumped into everything that has happened with spinach and leafy greens, strawberries and listeria in cantaloupe, he says. Were lobbying to get watermelon out of the high-risk foods. Watermelon doesnt have a history of making anyone sick. Its getting tougher and tougher because of these cost factors, he continues. Were lucky that overall demand has been good. Watermelon has been steady because of all the cut-up fruit. Even through all the downturn in the economy, we werent really affected. Watermelon isnt just for picnics anymore. The quintessential summer fruit is now available most of the year and in an easy-to-eat seedless form. As a result, it has started showing up on restaurant menus in a variety of dishes. Melissa Talmage, chef/owner of Sweet Melissas on Sanibel, uses it as the star of a salad that also features fresh tomatoes and house-made ricotta. One of my favorite flavor combinations is sweet and salty, she says. Watermelon lends itself to pairing with vinegar. I use white balsamic in the basil vinaigrette so it combines well with that and the salt from the kalamata olives. Its a great variation on a standard tomato salad, which can end up having too much tomato flavor. The watermelon breaks it up and gives it that sweet-salty flavor. Ms. Talmage plans to add a watermelon cosmopolitan to her bar drinks in the next couple of weeks. HobNob Kitchen in Naples also employs the fruit to great advantage in its Watermelon Fresca, a mix of organic cucumber vodka, watermelon, cucumber and mint. Just up the road from Sweet Melissas, the Mad Hatter on Sanibel offers another unique take on a watermelon salad, this one spiced with mint and cayenne pepper, joined by roasted pine nuts and organic baby arugula. Perhaps the most unusual preparation comes from Cider Press Caf in Naples, where Executive Chef Johan Everstijn substitutes watermelon marinated in soy sauce for the tuna typically found at the heart of a sushi roll. Because he cooks none of his plantbased creations at temperatures higher than 117 degrees, his Florida roll features shredded jicama in place of rice, the watermelon tuna, mango, cilantro and avocado, served with lime-ponzu sauce, wasabi and pickled ginger.Clay Conley, chef/ owner of Buccan in Palm Beach, explains the fruits popularity. Sean Brock has really made Southern food fashionable, and watermelon has always been a staple of Southern cooking, he said via email. The fruit works nicely in savory dishes as it absorbs other flavors quite well. Mr. Brock, executive chef at Husk restaurant in Charleston, S.C., is known for his stylish low country fare that relies on locally sourced and heritage ingredients. At The Cooper, which opened last month at PGA Commons, Mr. Brown uses the melon in his Kale & Florida Watermelon Salad. To create the dish, he uses triangles of the melon with julienned kale, arugula, Area chefs give watermelon a juicy role in cuisineLONGHORN STEAKHOUSE / COURTESY PHOTOThe LongHorn Steakhouse Grilled Watermelon Wedge Salad. Summertime is the right time for watermelon in Florida.WATERMELON From page 9 BY KAREN FELDMAN AND SCOTT SIMMONScuisine@ TALMAGE MESSINGER CONLEY BROWN SEE CUISINE, A10

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At Buccan, one of the dishes incorporating the ingredient was heritage breed pork belly with compressed watermelon, local turnips, peanuts, jalapeo and mint. We splashed the watermelon with simple syrup and lime juice and sealed it in a Croak bag. Vacuum sealing it made the watermelon compress, and produced a crisp, more compact watermelon. We served it with sous vide pork belly that had been cured for a couple days, Mr. Conley said. A Thai-style vinaigrette of fish sauce, citrus and sugar, along with sliced jalapeo and peanuts, completed the dish. We also made a pork stock reduction to brush on the pork belly after it was crisped up. The salt of the pork belly and the heat of the jalapeo played off the sweetness of the melon. I work really hard to balance all the flavor components and to create textural contrast, he said. Mr. Brown, who attended the Culinary Institute of America, draws on a long history in South Florida, where he has worked at such area restaurants as Sunfish Grill and The Sundy House, as well as restaurants in Rapoports Restaurant Group, where he worked as executive sous chef at Bogarts Bar & Grille and executive chef at Henrys and Burt & Maxs, both in Delray Beach. It was at those restaurants where he first contemplated cooking with watermelon. One of my line cooks brought in some watermelon as a snack and she was sprinkling lime juice and chili on the melon. It was an aha moment for me, he said. The salad is a favorite to which he keeps returning. Ive done different incarnations of the salad, he said. He also has made watermelon crudo and salsa. Its great on a great piece of fish, he said. Customers at The Cooper can look forward to soup in the weeks ahead. I do a watermelon gazpacho, Mr. Brown said. Its a Spanish-style gazpacho with baguette and olive oil. The olive oil and bread give it a really creamy effect.Although watermelon hasnt quite taken center stage at Southwest Florida restaurants, in Washington, D.C., Lincoln restaurant has served lobster and watermelon beignets, and roasted salmon with watermelon tabbouleh caper yogurt, while at its sister restaurant, Teddy and The Bully Bar, has featured specials such as seared watermelon feta ice cubes with olives, mint and lemon and lamb chops with watermelon hash minted pistou. At the Saturday farmers market at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts, chef Ruth Cohen sells a variety of dishes and drinks, including a popular beverage she calls Watermelon Basil Crush, which features melon, ice, sparkling water, fresh basil and black sea salt blended into a vibrant pink slushy drink thats as tasty as it is healthy for you. Watermelon is refreshing and nutritious, says Ms. Cohen. Its a very healing and cooling fruit. Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad with Basil Vinaigrette and House-Made Herbed RicottaRicotta 2 cups whole milk cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon juice Place ingredients in a small saucepan on low heat for about 1 hour until you see the solids start to separate. Strain through a fine mesh sieve lined with cheesecloth. When the ricotta has cooled, fold in 2 tablespoons each of freshly chopped tarragon and freshly chopped chives. Basil Vinaigrette cup fresh basil leaves cup white balsamic 1 tablespoons honey cup extra virgin olive oil Place the basil, honey and vinegar in a blender and process on high until the basil has broken down into a puree. While the blender is still going sl owly drizzle in the olive oil. Salad 2 large heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1 cup baby heirloom tomatoes cut in half 1 cup seedless watermelon, diced cup pitted kalamata olives Place the large sliced tomatoes on the plate. In a bowl, combine the small heirlooms, watermelon and olives. With a spoon place the mixture on top of the sliced tomatoes. Spoon the ricotta on top and drizzle with basil vinaigrette. Serves 4. From Melissa Talmage, chef/owner of Sweet Melissas Caf, SanibelKale & Florida Watermelon Salad (Served with Orange Citronette)16 oz. Tuscan kale (julienned) 6 oz. spicy arugula (julienned) 4 oz. radicchio 6 oz. quinoa 9 oz. watermelon (cut in triangles) 3 oz. French feta 3 oz. toasted pepitas 8 oz. orange citronette 1/4 tsp. piment despelette (or cayenne pepper) 1/8 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. fresh ground black pepper Preparation: Toss the kale, spicy arugula, radicchio, and quinoa in a mixing bowl with the orange citronette. Toss the watermelon with Piment dEspelette and lay over the salad. Finish with crumbled French feta and toasted pepitas. Serves 4. From The CooperCUISINEFrom page 9COURTESY PHOTOThe watermelon martini at Buccan incorporates chunks of the fruit with simple syrup, lime juice and vodka.COURTESY PHOTOThe Kale & Florida Watermelon Salad from The Cooper incorporates the two title ingredients, plus arugula, radicchio, feta and pumpkin seeds.


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PAGE 12 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA12 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 Politic i th ParThursday, June 26, 2014FREE Admsio St. John the Evangelist Life Center625 111th Avenue Naples 4:00 7:00 p.m.Meet the Candidates Local, State and Federal!Festivities begin at 4 p.m. Straw Vote results announced the same night. Ballot includes: County Commission School Board GovernorOpe t th PublibNo RSVP Necessary For more information: Call CBIA (239) 436-6100 or email Founders Fund awards scholarshipsThe Founders Fund awarded $224,000 in college and post-high school education scholarships to 28 Collier County students for the 2014-15 academic year. The awards were made in a presentation at the Club Pelican Bay that was followed by an ice cream social for the students and their families. Recipients will receive their renewable scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each year, amounting to an $8,000 scholarship commitment for each student maintaining a B average or better in their college studies. This years additional 28 recipients, plus the 73 students already in the Founders Fund program, bring the total to 101 students who will receive scholarships this fall. The annual budget needed to distribute scholarships is over $200,000 each year. The money needed to fund the scholarships is raised through an annual golf tournament along with donations from club members and local businesses. Since 1991, the Founders Fund has awarded more than $2.8 million in scholarships to more than 590 local students. The newest recipients are: Barron Collier High School: Sarah Cox, Allison DeLacruz, Miles McCullem and Garrette Parsons Community School of Naples: Maria Alejandra-Munoz and Jose Sandoval Everglades High: Kristin McMillinGolden Gate High School: Arletys Gomez, Kimberly Nguyen and Sarah TsengGulf Coast High School: Marlon Equitz and Benjamin Krinsky Immokalee High School: Jaine Flores, Jeffrey Flores, Mayra Parra and Ethiana Previlus Lely High School: Gage Daly and Sanya Prabhakar Lorenzo Walker: Tyler Hernandez and Daniela Herrera Naples High School: Kara Dudley, Trenton Rocco and Davis Vertin Palmetto Ridge High School: Keturah Lansiquot and Shelby Sorrell St. John Neumann: Makena Henell and Alexis Gray Club Pelican Bay: Andreea Gonzalez The scholarship fund, originally set up to help the children of Pelican Bay employees, has expanded over the years to include all Collier County high schools. Employees of the Club Pelican Bay and their families are also eligible for scholarships. This year, one employee and two children of employees were chosen to receive scholarships. For more information about scholarships or the Founders Fund, call Sue Davenport at 593-0124 or visit www. Go through your closet, then go to a dress collection partyClive Daniel Home hosts the next Love That Dress! dress collection party for PACE Center for Girls-Collier from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26. The only cost of admission is a new or gently loved dress or other fashion accessory to help build the inventory for the annual Love That Dress! sale that takes place later this summer. From Gap to Gucci, sundresses to ball gowns, all styles and sizes are welcome. Raffle tickets will be sold for items donated by Saks Fifth Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton, Pretty Woman and A. Jaron. RSVP by calling 213-7844.Tickets to the dress sale, which takes place from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, will go on sale Aug. 1. For more information, visit STEPHEN WRIGHT / FLORIDA WEEKLYAt a recent Love That Dress! dress collection party at Osetra Caviar & Champagne Bar: Melissa Phillips and Susan Villarreal Danielle Channell and Alanna Jaron Barbra Reed, Sandra Donatelli and Michelle Krumm Libby Fero, Milos Simovic and Renee Martin Libby Fero and Melissa Harding


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The two books in print are Hamuketsu (hamster buttocks) and Hamuketsu So Cute You Could Faint. A third, The Original Hamuketsu, was set to debut in June. Recurring themes Another driver died after being unable to dodge his own vehicle. A 58-year-old man was hit by his SUV in New York City in June after he doubleparked and was opening the door on the passenger side and realized that the vehicle was still in reverse gear. He tried to jam one foot onto the brake but hit the gas instead, causing the car to jump backward, ejecting him, and pinning him between the SUV and a van parked alongside. The man suffered a heart attack and died as his vehicle broke free and drifted across the busy Manhattan intersection of Madison Avenue and East 49th Street. Dead or just in deep meditation? A renowned Hindu guru, Shri Ashutosh Maharaj, in his 70s, passed away in January (so concluded police in Jalandhar, India), but His Holiness disciples have refused to release the body, keeping it in a commercial freezer, contending that he has merely drifted into the deeper form of the meditation for which he is well-known and will return to life when he is ready. (The gurus religious order, not coincidentally, is a real estate powerhouse in the Punjab region and on nearly every continent, and the gurus family is certain the meditation is a ruse to allow the Ashrams continued control of the financial empire.) After the U.S. Postal Service finalizes its purchase of small-arms ammunition, it will become only the most recent federal agency to make a large purchase of bullets for its armed agents (who are perhaps more numerous than the public realizes). In the last year or so, reports have surfaced that the Social Security Administration ordered 174,000 hollow-point bullets, the Department of Agriculture 320,000 rounds, Homeland Security 450 million rounds (for its 135,000 armed agents), the FBI 100 million hollow-points, and even the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 46,000 rounds. (In May, the Department of Agriculture added an order of submachine guns and body armor.) Robert Kiefer, 25, was arrested in Akron, Ohio, in February after losing his composure over an expected check that had not yet arrived in the mail. Rather than complain to the check issuer, Mr. Kiefer did as several others have done in News of the Weirds experience attack the letter carrier. Mr. Kiefer pepper-sprayed the postman (with his own canister that he carries for protection), and in the ensuing struggle, bit the carrier on the leg. Police in Lincoln, Nebraska, tracking down a call about a missing 3-yearold boy downtown, managed to locate him in the type of place where other toddlers have turned up after briefly escaping the sight of their parents: inside a toy vending machine. The boy had crawled up through the toy-release slot of the Bear Claw and was safely, joyously playing among the bin of colorful stuffed animals at Madsens Bowling & Billiards. In the second such incident reported here in four months, an overenthusiastic police officer handcuffed and detained a firefighter working a 9 -1-1 call, ostensibly because the firefighter refused to stop work and go move his fire truck to the officers satisfaction. Like the earlier incident in California, the unequivocal state law in Louisiana makes it illegal for anyone to interfere with a firefighter on an emergency call, and the officer from the New Roads, La., Police Department in principle faces a stiff fine and possible jail sentence. Orthodox Judaism requires a divorcing spouse to obtain the permission of the other via a document called a get, leaving much power in the hands of the responding spouse and leading to an occasional resort to trickery or violence to persuade an uncooperative spouse. In May, Lakewood, N.J., Rabbi Mendel Epstein, his son and three other men were indicted for scheming to use electric cattle prods on behalf of wives against recalcitrant husbands. (Four other men in the alleged scheme have already pleaded guilty.) According to prosecutors, Rabbi Epstein has been implicated in other over-the-top efforts to obtain gets, in 2009 and 2010, and the indictment charges the 2013 episode also involved kidnapping, surgical blades and a screwdriver. Emergency crews in the UK once again came under criticism in June when dozens of police and firefighters, in three trucks and using a cherry-picker, blocked off a busy street in Cheltenham for an hour so they could rescue and release a bird (a rook) caught in netting on top of a small apartment building. (Bonus irony: The buildings owner had installed the keepaway netting for the sole purpose of discouraging rooks from roosting and nesting, as they were soiling neighborhood rooftops.) Big news If Iceland has a worldly cultural showcase, it is the Icelandic Phallological Museum, founded in Reykjavik in 1997 and housing 300 penises and penile parts from 93 different animals. So far, it lacks an exhibition-worthy human penis. That omission is about to be remedied, as Mr. Jonah Falcon, a New York City man with an organ that measures 13 inches, has accepted an invitation to donate (presumably not in the flesh until he dies). 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 NEWS A17 Come see our family of Pekin Ducks at the Nike FountainVOTED THE BEST SHOPPING CENTER AND BEST SHOPPING DISTRICT IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA s MIROMAR OUTLETSWhere else can you buy so much for so little?UPCOMING EVENTS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES GIVEAWAYFriday, June 20 at 6 p.m. at Fords GarageCome to Miromar Outlets for a chance to win two tickets to the Dave Matthews Band concert on July 16 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, FL. Winner will also receive a $100 Gas Card and a $100 Miromar Outlets Gift Card. MIROMAR HAS TALENT FINALS5:30 p.m. in the Restaurant PiazzaTuesday, June 24: 11 and Under Wednesday, June 25: 12 to 17 Thursday, June 26: 18 and Up Watch the top Semi-Finalists from each age group compete for prizes. Copyright 2014, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Outlets is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporation. 06181914-1495 Examining issues of ethical leadershipThe Center for Nonprofit Excellence at Hodges University presents a workshop titled Ethics of Leadership from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 26, at the universitys Science & Technology Building, 2647 Northbrooke Drive in Naples. Katherine Dew is the presenter. Ethical dilemmas for leadership deal as often with developing integrated strategies that embrace sustainability, diversity and collaboration as they do with meeting the obligations of leaders to the ethical conduct due to members, stakeholders, donors and governmental agencies. The ethics of leadership is a much broader concept now than in the past and thus requires development of new skills. This presentation defines the expanded role for the ethics of leadership while also building the necessary collaborative skills to support the enhanced practice of such leadership. Registration is $35. For more information, call the Center for Nonprofit Excellence at 598-6284 or email cne@ Love your pet? Share a picture and you might win a prizeYour pet is the cutest, most loveable creature, right? Well, prove it. Florida Weekly wants to see photos of your pride and joy, and were giving away prizes for the best ones. Share your favorite photos of your dog, cat, bird, turtle, emu, pig, snake or whatever animal warms your heart. The first-place winner will receive a $250 gift certificate to his or her favorite pet supply store. The secondand third-place winners will receive $100 gift certificates. Win or lose, profess your love for your pet by emailing your photo to or posting it to our Facebook page at naplesfloridaweekly or on our Instagram page at Florida_Weekly. Well publish the best ones in an upcoming special issue. Include your first and last name, address, phone number (so that we can contact you if you win) and your pets name and breed. Southwest Florida Community Foundation revamps its funding process for nonprofitsThe Southwest Florida Community Foundation recently brought together representatives of 100 nonprofits from Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry counties to announce a redesign of the foundations funding process for regional and agency programs and projects.Hosted by Arthrex at its Naples headquarters and dubbed iLAB 2014, the event launched the foundations new Community Impact Grant process. During the five-hour session, participants moved from issue clarification to project design, ultimately creating regional projects that were presented to a team of reviewers. The foundation plans to evaluate the potential of these ideas and consider funding one or more through this years Community Impact Grants.iLAB is all about increasing our regions ability to think together about innovative solutions to real issues, said Sarah Owen, president and CEO of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. We want to create new regional partnerships while strengthening existing ones.Ms. Owen added that additional goals were for nonprofits to learn to design projects with greater ingenuity, adaptability and collaboration and to emphasize the importance of regional innovation.Only iLAB participants are able to submit an individual agency Letter of Idea for funding during phase two. Called the Compassionate Shark Tank, phase two will include two rounds in June and July. In round one, agency leaders interested in a grant will submit a one-page snapshot of their program/ project idea that includes the issue, change, action, partners and funds needed. If their letter is accepted, round two will have them participate in the shark tank with a few minutes to share their idea with a panel made up of individual and corporate funders from across the region. If the panel accepts the agencys idea, they will be invited to submit a streamlined request for proposal. Final awards will be announced in September. There is always more need than money when it comes to community projects, said iLAB attendee Susan Mitchell, director of grants for Lee Memorial Health System. iLAB is a novel approach that stimulates a collaborative and effective use of resources. In 2013, 15 agencies in the five-county Southwest Florida area were the recipients of funds totaling $439,812 in Community Impact Grants provided by the foundation. Sarah Owen and Scott Fischer at iLAB 2014.

PAGE 18 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 Best All-in-One Remodeler AFFORDABLE FLOORING & KITCHENS intravenous fluids typically used to treat the patients fever. The peptide gums up the ability of the virus to function, Professor Michael said. Pieces of protein bind to the surface of the virus. The couple has been working on the project for more than a decade. Grants totaling more than $2 million from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, National Science Foundation and other sources have helped fund research; an additional $1.7 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant is supporting their efforts to develop a dengue vaccine. Professors Michael and Isern received one patent last September and another in January, No. 8541377 and No. 8637472, respectively. These are the only active patents listed on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website that are assigned to FGCU. Transmitted by the bite of common and difficult-to-control mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus, dengue has reached epidemic levels in Southeast Asia and many Latin American and Caribbean countries. A study released last year more than tripled the previous World Health Organization estimate of the number of people infected each year to 390 million, of which 96 million manifest the flu-like symptoms of the illness, according to the journal Nature. Dengue cases are reported each year in Florida, but they usually involve individuals traveling through hubs like Miami, Tampa and Orlando from subtropical zones where dengue is widespread. However, in 2009 and 2010, an outbreak of locally transmitted dengue occurred in Key West. Prior to this, no locally transmitted outbreaks had been reported in Florida for more than 70 years. Last summer, a new locally transmitted outbreak occurred in Martin County. Theres no specific treatment or cure for the dengue virus. To make matters worse, symptoms are extremely variable and a mild case can appear similar to other viral infections, which makes dengue challenging to diagnose in a clinic. Antibodies left in the bloodstream from a previous dengue infection also can make victims more susceptible to other strains of the virus. Until a vaccine is established, mosquito control is the most effective prevention. Its a re-emerging virus, Professor Isern said. If Florida didnt have good mosquito control, then outbreaks would really take off. Whats here is minor, compared to the Caribbean and South America, but its just the tip of the iceberg. Trials of the duos dengue inhibitors in animals are underway in California; if results are promising, it can be tested on humans and then licensed for commercial production. In the meantime, Professors Isern and Michael continue working on a vaccine designed to neutralize all four types of dengue virus unlike other vaccines in the research pipeline. Their NIH support shows that health officials think they are on the right track, especially considering government cuts in research budgets. Were very fortunate, she said. I think our idea is good. Were ahead of the field. Reprinted from the spring/summer issue of FGCUs Pinnacle magazine, an eye outfor traffic deputiesHeres where Collier County Sheriffs Office traffic enforcement deputies will be posted the week of June 23-27: Monday, June 23 Airport-Pulling Road and Trade Center Way: Aggressive driving Davis and Lakewood boulevards: Aggressive driving 44th Street Southwest: Speeding Tuesday, June 24 Collier Boulevard and Pine Ridge Road: Red-light running U.S. 41 East and Rattlesnake Hammock Road: Speeding Sunshine and Green boulevards: Speeding Wednesday, June 25 Vanderbilt Beach Road and Vanderbilt Drive: Aggressive driving Immokalee Road at I-75 southbound exit: Red-light running Naples Boulevard: Speeding Thursday, June 26 Collier Boulevard and U.S. 41 East: Red-light running Golden Gate Parkway and Livingston Road: Speeding Airport-Pulling Road and Orange Blossom Drive: Red-light running Friday, June 27 Radio Road and Santa Barbara Boulevard: Speeding Vanderbilt Beach Road and U.S. 41 North: Speeding Immokalee Road and Logan Boulevard: Speeding DENGUEFrom page 1


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Each patient is comfortably sedated and relaxed for the implant procedure. Once completed, discomfort is minimal and easily managed with proper medication and follow-up care. 4. One of the inherent bene ts is that throughout treatment, patients are never without their teeth. Florida history buffs, as well as orchid lovers, are invited to Orchids of the Everglades, a presentation by Tricia Rose of the Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance, when the alliance meets from 6:308:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd. in North Naples. An award-winning orchid hobbyist who serves as director of education for the alliance, Ms. Rose is a Florida Certified Nursery Professional. Alliance members and guests meet on the third Thursday evening of every month at the church. Members are encouraged to bring their plants for judging. An orchid raffle is held, and plants are also available for purchase. Admission is free for everyone. For more information, call 498-9741 or visit The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. The next meeting is June 19. Call 963-4670 for location. The Naples Press Club has scheduled a series of happy hour networking events to take place from 5:30-7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at various locations. Members of the working press are welcome to join club members. Appetizers are provided and there is a cash bar.The next gathering is at Bravo! Cucina Italiano in Mercato on June 26. Subsequent dates and locations are July 24, the Rusty Bucket, also in Mercato; Aug. 28, M Waterfront Grille in the Village on Venetian Bay; and Sept. 25, FISH, also in the Village. The Naples Civitan Club meets at noon on the first Wednesday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. The next meetings are July 2 and Aug. 6. The service club focuses on assisting people with developmental disabilities. The club sponsors the Challenger Little League baseball team and welcomes new participants in that youth program. The Civitan International Research Center in Birmingham, Ala., works toward finding the cause, cure and better treatments of brain disorders including autism, Alzheimers disease and Down syndrome. For more information about the local club, call 774-2623 or email Republican Women of Southwest Florida Federated welcomes members and guests to its luncheon meetings from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Doubletree Suites, 12200 Tamiami Trail N. The next meetings are July 2 and Aug. 6. Cost is $22. RSVP by calling Diane Van Parys at 431-5224 or emailing The Genealogical Society of Collier County meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 780 Harbour Drive in Naples. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free, and guests are always welcome. 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Naples Nites Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road at Interstate-75. The next meetings are June 24 and July 8. All current and former Lions are welcome. For more information, call Dan Sams at 352-2827. Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Perkins, 3585 Pine Ridge Road in Naples. The next meeting is July 10. Pilot International is a service organization that focuses its charitable and educational efforts on brain-related disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. Guests and new members are always welcome at meetings. Reservations are not required. Attendees order from the menu and pay for their meals. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268. The Naples Digital Photography Club meets from 7-9 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Edison State College-Collier Campus, Building J-Conference Center. The next meeting is July 10. Guests are always welcome. For more information, visit Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have moved to the area within the past five years. In addition to a monthly luncheon, members get together to explore Naples and to enjoy a variety of interests, from books to bridge and mah-jongg to gourmet cooking and conversations over coffee. A coffee for prospective new members takes place on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call 298-4083 or visit www. Toastmasters International teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Guests are always welcome. Local Toastmasters chapters, meeting times and locations include:Bonita Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at the Bonita Springs Fire Station, 27701 Bonita Grande Drive. For more information, call Pamela Houze at (214) 355-6069. Collier Communique Club: 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday at the North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive. Call Robert Rizzo at (407) 493-8584. Marco Island Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Centennial Bank, 645 Elkcam Circle, Marco Island. Email Chris Pritchard at Naples Sunrise Bay Toastmasters Club: 7:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesday in Moss Hall at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. Call Steve McCann at 777-8851. Naples Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday at Naples General Aviation Center, 200 Aviation Drive N. Call Steve Jallad at 776-5398. Toast of the Coast Toastmasters Club: Noon on the second and fourth Friday at the American Cancer Society, 5020 Tamiami Trail N. Call Kathy Feinstein at 594-0900. Naples Advanced Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday at the North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive. Call Linda Valentine at (954) 780-6683. This club has prerequisites for membership. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 NEWS A21 Seeking to put Gods love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. omas Quigley, M.D.Board Certi ed Eye Physician & Surgeonwww.doctorquigley.comFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTSNo Hidden Charges: It is our policy that the patient and or any other person responsible for payment or be reimburse by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of reimburse within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Offer does not apply to Freedom and Optimum health plan participants.CODE: FW00SP27823complete medical exam with one of our board certi ed eye doctors includes prescription for eyeglasses, and tests for cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases. Offer applies to new patients 59 years and older. Coupon Expires 06/30/2014Naples Bonita Springs T here has never been a bette r ti m e t o beco m e a m e m ber o f Fr ee d o m B o at C lub. J oin our club and en j o y : Un li mi te d ac ce ss t o ou r e et M ont hly socia l event s O n-water tra i n i ng A ordable, hasslef ree boati ng Become A Member Today! r Our Silver Anniversary Your Golden Opportunity! 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 CLUB NOTESBERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLYGamma Phi Beta alumnae recently gathered for lunch at Bravo! Cucina Italiano in Mercato. Seated: Kaylee Arnold, Vanessa Grisko, Diane Myers and Becky Minniti. Standing: Judy Ingersoll, Norma Hasen, Pam Hennenfent, Peggy Walker, Nadine Bell and Barbara High.


Shelter needs school supplies, from crayons to calculatorsAlthough summer vacation is in full swing, at The Shelter for Abused Women & Children, its time to start thinking about the annual Give Back Fill a Pack backto-school-donation drive to help ensure the areas youngest survivors of domestic violence have the clothing and supplies they need when they head back to school. The Shelter assists more than 800 child victims and survivors of domestic violence annually through safety, intervention and support programs. In addition, the organization reaches out to more than 17,000 school-age children through its education programs. We strive to provide every necessity for these children, says Rebecca Thompson, The Shelters development and volunteer officer. A filled backpack relieves the financial burden and provides a sense of normalcy to the otherwise chaotic lives of these children, she adds. It helps them to look and to feel more like their classmates. There are several ways to help: Adopt a student: Let Ms. Thompson know how many students you would like to provide for and she will provide ages/ genders. You can shop from the list of recommended items (see box). Host a donation drive: Serve as the point person and reach out to family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, etc., and make it easy for them to donate through you. Buy a few items: Purchase one or more things from the list and drop them off at a designated location (see box). Give money: Mail a contribution (check or gift card) to the Shelter P.O. Box 10102, Naples, FL 34101 or donate a few dollars for school supplies the next time you shop at Options Thrift Shoppe. For more information or to adopt a student for the back-to-school drive, call Ms. Thompson at 775-3862, ext. 235, or email Back-to-school wish list Clothing (all sizes) Navy blue or khaki pants Shorts Capris Skirts Solid color polos (no logos) Sneakers or tennis shoes Underwear Socks Supplies Pencils (regular and mechanical) Pencils Highlighters Whiteboard markers Washable markers Pencil sharpeners Pencil boxes 1-, 3and 5-subject notebooks Loose-leaf paper (wide and college-ruled) Construction paper Pocket folders with prongs 2-inch binders Dividers Composition notebooks Rulers and protractors Calculators Glue sticks Scissors Calendars Erasers Watercolors Primary color paint set Miscellaneous Backpacks Lunchboxes Thermoses Kleenex Hand sanitizer Gift cards (Walmart, Target, Payless, JCPenny, Old Navy)Drop-off locations Options Thrift Shoppe 968 Second Ave. N. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday 434-7115 Dagnys Spirits Pebblebrooke Center 15205 Collier Blvd. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday 384-9241 Ea s t Indi es H o m e N o NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery Featuring the Bausch & Lomb Victus System Increased Precision and Safety Multifocal Lens Implants to reduce your dependence on glasses Rick Palmon, M.D. CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR CATARACT CONSULTATION! 2612 Tamiami Trail, Naples, Florida 34103 Phone 239.331.3441 Fax 239.331.3445 TFP 888.616.4472 TFF 888.616.4471 Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy Topical P ain Management Dermatological Wound Care Podiatry Pediatrics Clinical Compound Pharmacy can work with your physician to customize medications speci cally for you. Options include: medications free of dyes, gluten, soy, lactose, sugars, alcohols, preservatives, etc. and/or commercially unavailable medications. Call us today for more information! CLINICALCOMPOUNDpharmacy Chad L. Stoneburner Pharm D and OwnerMOST MAJOR INSURANCES ACCEPTED! FREE SHIPPING! Living with back pain? Dr. R. Rick Bhasin, MDNeurosurgeon Clinical Af liation, Department of Neurosurgery University of Florida Minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat neck pain, back pain and spinal stenosis. Neuroscience and Spine Associates Of ces in Naples and Ft. Myers(239) 649-1662 Serving Naples the finest products for over 70 years. Wynns Personalized CateringFrom small intimate dinners to large corporate receptions, you can count on Wynns Catering to give your event the personal attention to detail that will have everyone raving for months. Our talented chefs approach food preparation as a ne art, interpreting your special theme to create dishes that are both delicious to the palate and pleasing to the eye. Our experienced, courteous staff ensures everything will run smoothly with meticulous, unobtrusive service. But the very best part is that you are free to enjoy the occasion, spend time with your guests and leave the fuss and cleanup to us!For all your catering needs, call us today... 239.649.7272


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PAGE 24 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA24 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 Bionic eyes restoring vision for the blind Just 20 years ago, bionic vision was more a science fiction clich than a realistic medical goal. But in the past few years, the first artificial vision technology has come on the market in the United States and Western Europe, allowing people whove been blinded by retinitis pigmentosa to regain some of their sight. While remarkable, the technology has its limits. It has enabled people to navigate through a door and even read headline-sized letters, but not to drive, jog down the street, or see a loved ones face. In recent laboratory tests, researchers have used electrical stimulation of retinal cells to produce the same patterns of activity that occur when the retina sees a moving object. Although more work remains, this is a step toward restoring natural, high-fidelity vision to blind people, the researchers say. The work was funded in part by the National Institutes of Health. A team based at Stanford University in California is working to improve the technology by targeting specific cells in the retina the neural tissue at the back of the eye that converts light into electrical activity. Weve found that we can reproduce natural patterns of activity in the retina with exquisite precision, said E.J. Chichilnisky, Ph.D., a professor of neurosurgery at Stanfords School of Medicine and Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory. The study was published in Neuron, and was funded in part by NIHs National Eye Institute and National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. The retina contains several cell layers. The first layer contains photoreceptor cells, which detect light and convert it into electrical signals. Retinitis pigmentosa and several other blinding diseases are caused by a loss of these cells. The strategy behind many bionic retinas, or retinal prosthetics, is to bypass the need for photoreceptors and stimulate the retinal ganglion cell layer, the last stop in the retina before visual signals are sent to the brain. Several types of retinal prostheses are under development. The Argus II, which was developed by Second Sight Therapeutics with more than $25 million in support from NEI, is the best known of these devices. In the United States, it was approved for treating retinitis pigmentosa in 2013, and its now available at a limited number of medical centers throughout the country. Current technology does not have enough specificity or precision to reproduce natural vision. Although much of visual processing occurs within the brain, some processing is accomplished by retinal ganglion cells. There are 1 to 1.5 million retinal ganglion cells inside the retina, in at least 20 varieties. Natural vision including the ability to see details in shape, color, depth and motion requires activating the right cells at the right time. The new study shows that patterned electrical stimulation can do just that in isolated retinal tissue. The lead author was Lauren Jepson, Ph.D., who was a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Chichilniskys former lab at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, Calif. The pair collaborated with researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, and the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland. They focused their efforts on a type of retinal ganglion cell called parasol cells. These cells are known to be important for detecting movement, and its direction and speed, within a visual scene. When a moving object passes through visual space, the cells are activated in waves across the retina. The researchers placed patches of retina on a 61-electrode grid. Then they sent out pulses at each of the electrodes and listened for cells to respond, almost like sonar. This enabled them to identify parasol cells, which have distinct responses from other retinal ganglion cells. It also established the amount of stimulation required to activate each of the cells. Next, the researchers recorded the cells responses to a simple moving image a white bar passing over a gray background. Finally, they electrically stimulated the cells in this same pattern, at the required strengths. They were able to reproduce the same waves of parasol cell activity that they observed with the moving image. There is a long way to go between these results and making a device that produces meaningful, patterned activity over a large region of the retina in a human patient, Dr. Chichilnisky said. But if we can handle the many technical hurdles ahead, we may be able to speak to the nervous system in its own language, and precisely reproduce its normal function. Such advances could help make artificial vision more natural, and could be applied to other types of prosthetic devices, too, such as those being studied to help paralyzed individuals regain movement. For more information about retinitis pigmentosa, visit http://nei.nih. gov/health/pigmentosa/pigmentosa_ facts.asp. HEALTHY LIVING TO YOUR HEALTHFree seminar on managing pain Holistic Health Solutions invites the public to a free seminar by Ursula Kaiser about alternative pain management at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Inn of Naples, 4055 Tamiami Trail N. Ms. Kaiser will demonstrate PEMF, pulsed electromagnetic field therapy, for treatment of migraines, osteoporosis, MS, knee pain, back pain and more. For reservations or more information, call Holistic Health Solutions at 566-1210 or email Surgeon to discuss relief of back pain IberiaBank and Physicians Regional Healthcare System present a program about relieving the pain of lumbar spinal stenosis Wednesday evening, June 25, at the Marco Island bank branch, 605 Bald Eagle Drive. Presenter Dr. Aldo Beretta has more than 24 years of experience in orthopedic surgery. He graduated from medical school at Brown University and completed his internship at Harvard Surgical Services, an orthopedic surgery residency at Tufts University and a spine fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital. Admission is $3. Doors open for a reception at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited. Call 403-5169 to make a reservation. Free counseling for caregiversCaregivers of seniors ages 60 and older who are experiencing stress from changing life circumstances can obtain free peer counseling from the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida. Counseling is coordinated by Margot Escott, a licensed clinical social worker with MHASWFL. Call 261-5405 or email Ms. Escott can also provide information about the associations other services. Beretta 25987 S. Tamiami Trail, Unit 90 Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 Bonita Bay Golf Course South Tamiami TrailOld 41 Clarkston Dr.Cedar Creek Dr. Pebblecreek Bernwood Pkwy. Bernwood Dr. N. Bay Dr. COOL NIGHT OUT EVENTat our Bonita Springs Office Thursday, June 26, 2014 5:30 p.m. ere will be giveaways, refreshments, prizes and demonstrations!RSVP BY CALLING 239-313-2553Attendance is complimentary, but RSVP is required. Revolutionary Fat Freezing


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Raheb DO, FACS Cleanliness is key to infection control throughout the systemNCH has earned many accolades over the past 10 years, and there are 4,000 reasons why. From time-to-time, I like to catch up with some of the 4,000 to follow the people who make the real difference for our patients. I recently tagged along with Martha Alcantar, one of the 67 downtown environmental service staff at our downtown campus, as she demonstrated her daily contribution for the patients, visitors and staff on the 5 South Orthopedic Unit. Drew Dawson is the downtown environmental service manager and leader of the folks who have among the most important daily responsibilities in our system: infection control. The downtown campus is among the largest and most complicated buildings in Collier County. With a capacity for 385 patients, it has 10 elevators, three standby generators, three huge water coolers for air-conditioning, redundant wireless networks for computers and incredibly sophisticated plumbing, fire-suppression and electrical systems. Its walls and doors are capable of retarding fire and smoke for hours. When most of us think about keeping a hospital clean, we think first about a facility that is visually pleasing. Thats certainly part of the mandate of our environmental services team, but much more important is the task of controlling the spread of infection. As I shadowed Ms. Alcantar, she told me she had received two weeks of individual training for her job. Using three specially formulated cleaning products one for infection control, one for general cleaning and another one for the floors and always changing cleaning cloths as she navigated different areas, she made her way around patient rooms, staff working areas and public spaces. With great pride and a friendly demeanor, she greeted patients and their families and explained why she was there. Her routine started with washing her hands and putting on gloves, then continued with removing the trash, dusting high and low, wiping counters and other surfaces and cleaning the bathroom before finally mopping everywhere. She placed a warning cone about the wet floor and cautioned everyone in the room to stay seated until the floor was completely dry. The whole process took about 15 minutes per patient room. (Isolation rooms take longer due to the need to gown up and glove up, and usually the patient appreciates the company, according to Josephine Shields, a registered nurse we met on the orthopedic floor.) The surgical floors at our 325-bed North Naples campus have a complement of 41 equally competent, focused and dedicated environmental service folks serving our patients. Working with and spending time walking in the shoes of these folks who make a difference is my pleasure and privilege. By the way, Martha also floats to different locations in the system and mentioned she saw my office and commended me for keeping it so clean. Coming from a true professional like her, I take that as a real compliment. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. 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 email and the Internet. The Lighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss is at 2685 Horseshoe Drive S. For more information, call 430-3934 or visit www.lighthouseofcollier. org. Supporting those who are grievingProfessional counselors at Avow lead several grief support groups at the Ispiri community center on the Avow main campus, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane in Naples, and also at the Marco Island office, 656 Bald Eagle Drive. For the complete schedule of meetings, call 261-4404 or visit www.avowcares. org. Attendance is free, but registration is required. Avow services are available not only for those who are terminally ill, but also forthose who have serious and chronic illnesses or who have suffered great loss. Classes for those with Parkinsons The Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. holds exercise, speech, dance and art therapy classes at locations in Naples and Bonita Springs for those who suffer from Parkinsons disease. Support programs for families and caregivers are also offered, and various opportunities are available for volunteers at PASFI headquarters. For more information about services and programs offered by PASFi, call Executive Director Ruth Hubing at 417-3465, e-mail or visit The organizations headquarters are at 1048 Goodlette-Frank Road, Suite 201, Naples. Advisory council formed for LLSThe Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has formed the LLS Southwest Florida Advisory Council to create awareness about fundraising events and educational and advocacy programs the organization offers blood cancer patients in Collier and Lee counties. Board members are: Steven Belcher, Jennifer Alvarez, Beth Oliver, Pete Cento, Dawn Parker, Angie Marsh and Barbara Daley. For more information about the work of LLS and how you, your company or organization can get involved, call Emily Marquez at (954) 744-5227 or email emily.marquez@ Naples 239-594-55505335 Airport Pulling Road, North, Naples, FL 34109 Amazing Worldwide Decline in Blindness Cataract surgery is the KEY reason! Dont put your eyesight in jeopardy... Fort Myers 239-936-86864790 Barkely Circle, Building C, Unit 103, Ft. Myers, FL 33907 John W. SneadM.D., F.A.C.S.Founder and Medical Director GUARANTEED TO SEE YOUR BEST!John W. 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Pets of the Week>>Autumn is an 8-year-old tortie domestic shorthair whose personality is as lovely as her looks. Because she is more than 5 years old, Autumns adoption is free to a quali ed senior citizen and includes a complete care package. >>Barney is a handsome, 2-monthold domestic shorthair who loves to be held and petted. Hes great with other cats, too. >>Dandy is a 1-year-old cocker spaniel mix who weighs about 36 pounds. Friendly and full of energy, he loves to go for walks on his leash. >>Lucy is a 1-yearold Parson Russell terrier mix who weighs 11 pounds. She loves to run and play and is ready for training.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats are $60 and dogs are $85 and include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal UclickHedgehogs are crazy cute. Thats probably the main reason people get them as pets. And they are unique. Its not everyone who can say that his roommate is an African pygmy hedgehog. Theyre just cool, says veterinarian Scott Weldy of Serrano Animal and Bird Hospital in Lake Forest, Calif., who keeps two hedgehogs. He says its fun to watch and interact with them, especially when they roll over to show their cute bellies and tiny feet. Not surprisingly, though, these bristly little critters have some special needs. Read on to see if a hedgehog is a good match for you. Hedgehogs are not always legal pets. In California, for instance, only people with permits can keep them. Other states and some cities have similar laws. Check before you buy. That said, even if you own one illegally, dont hesitate to take him to the veterinarian for care. In all likelihood, your veterinarian is not required to turn you in or to confiscate your pet. Hedgehogs are insectivores. Dr. Weldy recommends feeding a commercial insectivore diet rather than trying to come up with a homemade diet of mealworms. Hedgehogs like warmth. Its important not to let them get cold, so keep your hedgehog indoors. Hedgehogs need socialization. Handle your hedgehog frequently so you dont find yourself caring for a living pincushion. A hedgehog doesnt have good eyesight, so let him sniff you before you pick him up so he knows who you are. Another reason for handling a hedgehog on a regular basis is to make it easy for your veterinarian to examine him. If he curls up in a ball every time hes touched, your veterinarian will have to administer gas anesthesia to get him to relax enough for an exam, which increases the cost of the exam. Hedgehogs are nocturnal. That makes them good pets for people who work during the day or school-age kids. They are usually less cranky than hamsters if awakened during the day, however.If you gently wake them up and give them a few minutes, theyll start moving around, Dr. Weldy says. Theyre very food-oriented, so if you show them food, kids coming home from school can play with them until they go to bed. Hedgehogs are notorious for developing tumors.When people come in with a sick hedgehog, thats the first thing on the list, Dr. Weldy says, and usually the people are bringing them in on the downhill side of the disease. The spines make them look big all the time, so if you dont touch them, weigh them or get them to relax so you can palpate them, you would never know. You have to be really vigilant.The best way to monitor your hedgehogs condition is to weigh him weekly on a kitchen scale and mark his weight on the calendar. That makes it easy to see any patterns of weight gain or loss that might indicate a health problem. You should also take your hedgehog to the veterinarian right away if hes eating or pooping less than normal. Hedgehogs may also have dental problems. They can develop bone infections from infected teeth and softtissue tumors in their mouths. You cant really brush their teeth, but your veterinarian can perform dental cleanings just as she would on a dog, cat or ferret, as well as remove rotten teeth. When buying a hedgehog, pick him up and hold him to make sure hes friendly. Go to see the hedgehog in the evening when hell be active to get the best idea of his personality. Ask to watch him eat. Buy from someone who keeps the animals in a clean environment. Handle hedgehogs often to accustom them to touch and to check for development of tumors, a common health problem. PET TALESHedge FunEight things to know about caring for these prickly pets Photo Contest Well, prove it. Florida Weekly wants to see photos of your pride and joy, and were giving away prizes to the best ones. Share your best photos of your dog, cat, bird, turtle, emu, pig, snake or that other special critter. Your pet is the cutest, most loveable creature, right? FIRST PLACE WINS $ 250 *2nd & 3rd PLACE WINS$100* The first place winner will receive a $250 gift certifica te to his or her fa vorite pet supply store. The second and third place winners will receive $100 gift certificates. Well publish the best ones in an upcoming special issue. Include your first and last name, address, phone number (so that we can contact you if you win) and your pets name and breed. Perio dontal 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 07/31/14


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 NEWS A27 THE DIVA DIARIESDesperately seeking a summer hairstyle (pigtails dont count)Looking hot (as in haute) and staying cool (as in not passing out from the heat) is becoming an ever-increasing struggle, not only for me, but clearly for my fellow socialites traversing soirees and events in this wretched heat and humidity. And, by the by, Id like you to remind you that the first official day of summer isnt until June 21, and we still have the relentless blaze of August to look forward to. Fashion is one thing. Most of us over the age of 35 are faced with needing tank tops to keep cool, but because we dont have the upper arms of Jennifer Lawrence, we must add cardigans to cover up. We can choose to be comfortable and self-conscious or to be less self-conscious as we slowly lose consciousness due to heatstroke. The clothing dilemma during a Southwest Florida summer is here year after year, but what Im really noticing this year is the hairstyle conundrum. Its real, I tell you. I know this because Im seeing grown women with their hair in pigtails. And Im not talking about braids; Im talking about girlish pigtails on either side of the head. I realize that this hairstyle creates much-needed ventilation for the crucial back-of-the-neck area, but ladies, no one over the age of 10 looks cute in pigtails. Not at the gym, not in your backyard, not at the grocery and most certainly not at a party. Just because your husband or boyfriend says y ou look cute does not mean you should walk around in public wearing pigtails. I told one of my girlfriends this and she accused me of being judgy. I say if counseling a 47-yearold woman not to wear pigtails in public is judgy, then hand me my gavel, because this is what friends are for. And its not just pigtails; there are those rings of flowers in the hair. What with the popularity of summer music festivals like Coachella in California and Bonaroo in Tennessee, the concert styles are overflowing into the regular world, which means teenagers are wearing whimsical garlands of plastic posies and such in their hair (since we dont have any music festivals here, the girls here buy them at Claires in the mall). And you know what? On waif-like young women, they do look kind of sweet in a hippy chick sort of way. But ladies, I get that its humid and our hair is not cooperating and it might be tempting to throw a ring of fake roses on top of your head like youre a flower girl at a wedding, but unless youre 16, please, just dont do it. Ive finally gotten used to straw fedoras and have accepted them (if not on my own head, at least on all of my friends heads), but I just cant get on board with the girlish garlands trend on adult women. In the long run, we are left with plastic claw clips to pull our damp, sweaty tresses up during this season of heat and humidity that lasts pretty much until Thanksgiving. I cant find any particularly fetching clips, so I just buy mine in bulk at CVS or Target. I carry them everywhere and keep some in the car for emergencies, because no matter how freshly blow-dried and sprayed my coif is, the moment I walk out the door and hit the wall of hot steam we call air, my lovely do turns into a sad, stringy mess that serves only to stick annoyingly to the back of my neck and shoulders. Thus, the clip. Trust me, Ive read every article and seen all the Pinterest posts on summer hairstyles to beat the heat, but short of shaving my head, the trusty clip is the only answer for me. So far this year, the heat hasnt driven me stir crazy just yet. Youll know that it has when you spot me parading around at a public event wearing pigtails and a floral garland while pouring my ice cold drink over my head. Itll probably be sometime around August. Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week 1 n a f d w stephanieDAVIS (239)513-9050 Dr. Spa Dr. Spa Before After $395.00* *With ServiceSalt System From Everything you need to remodel your kitchen...all in one place!




INSIDEA Happy homePharrell Williams penthouse in Miami is on the market. B19 Giving backBMO Private Bank volunteers at the Garden, and more Networking photos. B7-8 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE LOCAL BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 House HuntingA Port Royal beauty for $10.5 million. B9 From east to west, signs of the onceupon-a-time great recession of 2007, which produced devastating effects for years after the federal government declared it officially ended in 2009, have faded significantly from the regional picture. Start-up businesses and entrepreneurial adventures dot the landscape from Palm Beach to Punta Gorda and from Boca Raton to Bonita Springs. Real estate markets are once again healthy, practitioners say. Few or no unemployment lines appear to exist at public or private job centers: Once, for example, shoppers could see people waiting at the job kiosk in Publix Super Markets almost every time they entered. But not now, at a company that is consistently among the top employers in many counties. And finally, the unemployment rates themselves, county by county, are now lower than theyve been in many years. Across the board, those rates now generally range between 5 and 5.5 percent, according to federal and state figures which is still almost twice what the unemployment rates in the region were eight years ago in 2006, but less than half what they were in 2010. What these numbers actually mean, and how healthy this economy can remain, is a matter of opinion. But pundits, people in business and economists all offer some cautious optimism about the current state of affairs. Nevertheless, you always have to look under the data, warns Tim Cartwright, a partner at Fifth Avenue Investors in Naples, and chairman of theThe workforce returnsSOURCE: THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITYBY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ Unemployment is basically zero because that 5 percent number can represent job transitions, movement, hiring and I can tell you, its never been easier to start your own business. Tim Cartwright, T2 Angel FundCautious optimism follows big reduction in jobless claimsSEE WORK, B4 UNEMPLOYMENT PERCENTAGES IN FLORIDA BY COUNTY 200610%2010 2014 CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTE PALM BEACH PALM BEACH PALM BEACH LEE LEE LEE COLLIER COLLIER COLLIER 5% 15% Naples TOP 1 % Experience Counts. Expertise Sells. luxeexclusivelyPort Royal to Bonita Beach, The Bua Bell Group brings over 28 combined years of experience serving the luxury market of Naples. | Emily K. Bua 239.659.6115 or Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Aqualane Shores $5.999 Million 1935 8th Street South Estates at Grey Oaks $3.60 Million 2835 Silverleaf Lane

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Estate planning is a process undertaken during a persons life, generally with the assistance of advisers and lawyers who specialize in this area, for the purpose of arranging the dispersement of a persons assets (and payment of their liabilities) after ones death. If there are no certainties as expressed in legal documents (trusts, wills, etc.), then the uncertainties are addressed by the court to figure out the dispensation of assets. Thats often an expensive and drawn out process yielding results that would differ from the persons wishes had planning been undertaken. There are many issues relating to clarity and comprehensiveness of estate planning. Primary among those issues is how to handle gifting to adult (over 21 years of age) children. (There are even more considerations for minors.) The website com features an article titled Estate Plan Design: Five Key Questions for Clients by Tracy Craig that provides a good foundation for exploring other issues that are less frequently addressed, discussed but then tabled, etc. These are emotionally sensitive issues and, even if seen only through the eyes of practicality, they are complex issues. When you are dead, there is little tinkering with your directives finality, so understand the importance of getting it done correctly while youre alive! Among the most common questions that need to be settled is when should children receive the estate of their deceased parents? Many an estate is in the millions and if the beneficiary is limited to one or a few children, there is concentration of wealth being dispersed. The question is whether the adult child can handle the new found wealth and how he or she might handle the wealth. If he or she has not experienced wealth during his or her lifetime or has not been able to handle it wisely, there is no reason to believe that he or she will handle it well upon your death. Often a trust, which has many purposes, is used to delay inheritance of an estate, releasing the inheritance in stages related to the childs adult age. For instance, it might be that before age 28, the trustee can give to adult children funds needed for health, education and welfare but all other funds are withheld, albeit the funds are invested until later ages. The trust might peel off percentages of the estate in succeeding years such that by age 40, all assets in the estate have been distributed. By going through this process, you will better understand how much of your estate you want given to your children. It might well be that you do not want them to receive any more than $1 million, or $2 million or $10 million with the rest going to charity of your choice. As money changes the perspective of many a charity, you also need to know if your donations to a charity might also become a tipping point for reckless spending. Hospitals are often named as beneficiaries. Not just because it is a way to give back to the community but because they generally have professionals managing donations, are disciplined in their handling of money and generally go through deliberate and cautious budgeting processes for expenditures. The same might be very true for a church or another charitable group with the one caution being the size of the donation relative to the charitys normal budget. For instance, a donation of $10 million to a local hospital might be a drop in the bucket to its annual spending. Your funds will have less impact in the hospitals overall funding plan, but still have much-needed impact on the community. On the other hand, a donation of $10 million to a small local church might be 10 times its annual budget. If the gift is size disproportionate to the charity, the donor might think of giving with specified strings attached. As there are often lifestyle issues with children, not all children will receive the same amount or in the same forms. Relatively common lifestyle issues include drugs, gambling and alcohol dependency. But for some parents, food addictions, obesity and ill health are equally important issues. Obesity can lead to multiple diseases and be passed down to grandchildren though the lifestyle of their parents. There can be emotional and psychological problems that would impede large gifts to some adult children. There are also considerations for children and grandchildren with handicaps, diseases, etc. For some issues, you will give less or with a guardian overseeing disbursement and for other issues you will give more, as more funds are needed. Even absent lifestyle issues, parents might decide that their giving to their children will be fair but not necessarily dollar equal. Assuming the children are equally loved, there might be needs in each childs life that give rise to differences in inheritances. Maybe one takes over the family farm or family business and receives no cash but receives an asset of great value along with its attendant liabilities and need for labor; other children might get unfettered cash distributions albeit smaller in value. Finally, the most difficult decision to be made is often who will serve as executrix or trustee. The decision is made much more easily if there is someone other than ones (beneficiary) child serving in that capacity. Its even better if the trustee knows the children well (e.g., understanding their lifestyle and circumstances), has the necessary skills to fulfill the legal task and is respected by the children. In most states, the trustee can be replaced through legal proceedings by the beneficiaries, so it is well advised that the parent provide names of back up trustees so that the court is not left nameless. Before you visit with your lawyer or other advisers, take some time to read online and books about alternative ways to handle an estate. Your plan should be the most customized of all your financial plans. It is your last opportunity to show your love and your wisdom. Jeannette Showalter, CFA is a market specialist with Worldwide Futures Systems. Follow her on Twitter @rohnshowalter and on Linkedin. w t w n r e jeannette SHOWALTER, CFAshowalter@ww fsyst MONEY & INVESTING The Show www.bobharden.comNews and commentary you can use to help you enjoy life on the Paradise Coast.Streamed live, Monday-Friday, 7-8 a.m. The show is archived for your listening convenience. Brought to you in part by w w w w w w News and co N n use to hel ca n o n t h e P a r a M Th e B like us on facebook


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PAGE 32 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 newly established T2 Angel Fund, an organization that invests in start-ups with big ideas. Fifteen years ago when we had the Internet bubble there was low unemployment in a period of heightened innovation, but there was also so much redundancy throughout the start-up world. There were multiple competitors for each idea, he explains. So if you had a streaming music service, there was probably another one in every major American city, or two or three. So you have redundancy. Lets say 50 companies are working hard, and employing people. But there may only be 10 left when it straightens out. Last week, notes Mr. Cartwright in a sobering anecdotal conclusion to that tale, In three days, I have been pitched three reality TV shows. And none of them are related to ITZ Productions. (InTroubleZone Productions is a Naples-based company producing reality TV for a nationwide market, featured recently in Florida Weekly.) In addition to the danger of redundancy in the job market, the promising unemployment figures appear against a backdrop of grudgingly slow national growth only 2 percent on average in each year since 2009, the slowest growth rate in U.S. history. That may be in part a result of a soft economy in which the federal government is not spending significant money on infrastructure and new technology development, or it may be a result of years of that pattern that predate the great recession, economist say. Its a pattern the regional economies would do well to break, suggests Don Eslick, a career-long economist and now chairman of Lee Public Voice, a new alliance of nonprofit organizations devoted to economic, environmental and development interests in Lee County. We have in a long reliance on tourism, construction and to a degree agriculture, although its faded from the picture to some extent. Weve relied on immigration of elderly folks to drive the housing, which in turn has driven the retail trade. Most of our growth has come from that and from tourism. Thank God the tourism part held up and continues to grow, otherwise we would have had more severe impacts than the national recession produced. What we need now is to focus on a diversification of this economy, Mr. Eslick says. On the southwest coast, such thriving cultural centers as a major state university (FGCU) and an international airport are key. Meanwhile, the pot seems to be boiling nicely again on the street, both east and west, which means essentially that anybody who wants to work, can work, says Mr. Cartwright. Unemployment is basically zero because that 5 percent number can represent job transitions, movement, hiring and I can tell you, its never been easier to start your own business. And when it comes to real estate, life is good, again. Real estate is moving at such a frenetic pace now, says Mr. Cartwright, that its hard to notice anything else when youre driving up and down the road. Theres construction all over. Which is why slow growth does not deeply concern David Fite, a principal at Fite, Shavell & Associates, a company that handles luxury properties, in Palm Beach. The economy is definitely strong in the last two years, based on our real estate market, because theres very little inventory, he says. From the half-amillion range up to the $30 million homes, theres nothing on the market. Soft money may play a role in that, he adds not income from innovation and entrepreneurial success, but protected money. Theres been so much money on the sidelines for so long, that now its having an effect. We saw this in Palm Beach this year when even the hotels were maxed out crazy out. Its been crazier than Ive ever seen it. Both Southeast and Southwest Florida had the best season since the boom in 2005. All of which is healthy for the employment numbers, at least on the surface. In Charlotte County, that trend can continue even through the traditionally moribund summers if people think and spend locally, says Julie Mathis, executive director of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce. Everybody has had a good season, and perhaps the low unemployment rates in 2006 were in part a result of hurricane recovery work (from the devastating effects of Charley and others in the region a year or 18 months earlier), she says. People are positive. New home permits are up. Construction permits are up. All that has a trickle-down effect. People are getting their hair and their nails done more. If theres one message the chamber insists on, she says, its this: The importance of really shopping and doing business locally. That will help our economy. Shop Charlotte. I mean, shop it, eat it and drink it. That short-term view of health can be reinforced by long-term thinking that depends on balance not just growth, says Jim Green, a Realtor and owner of Jim Green Realty based in Lee County, and a member of Lee Public Voice. We consider a six month inventory of homes for sale to be a sign of a balanced, healthy real estate market. Like Goldilocks porridge not too hot nor cold, but just right, he explains. But for unemployment figures to remain low, other economic factors have to be balanced, too, he adds. Residential development has to be balanced with maintaining and improving our quality of life. Not unbridled growth. Growth has to be taxed to pay its fair share of the new infrastructure it requires, without an additional tax burden on current residents. In Lee County, for example, commissioners suspended impact fees for developers over a two year period at a time when the county budget had reached a recent low, putting a $40 million tax burden on current residents, says Mr. Eslick. So, adds Mr. Green, we need to balance the use of public funds for quality of life and preservation. Not raid the coffers to subsidize special interest campaign contributors. And the employment rate has the same concept: high is good, too high or too low both have negative consequences. I sense we are at a healthy employment rate, reflected in my business by the fact that many people are back to buying and building homes. Then biggest challenge now, he concludes, is getting credit. WORKFrom page 1CARTWRIGHT Thank God the tourism part held up and continues to grow, otherwise we would have had more severe impacts than the national recession produced. What we need now is to focus on a diversification of this economy. Don Eslick, a career-long economist and now chairman of Lee Public Voice 4301 Gulf Shore Blvd N #600 | $1,775, PARK SHORESothebys International Realty and the Sothebys Intern ational Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. 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Phase one is expected to open in the fall of 2014, and phase two in summer 2015. The new facility will replace the existing Harley-Davidson location on Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. The Naples location on Gateway Lane will remain open. The term six bends refers to the bends in a motorcycles handlebar, a part that is often customized. Scott Fischer Enterprises has been serving the motorsports community for more than 25 years. The company owns and operates stores in Alabama, Florida, New Mexico and North Carolina. IberiaBank earns thanks from Junior AchievementJunior Achievement of Southwest Florida has recognized IberiaBank for the third year in a row for teaching the greatest number of classroom volunteer hours of any company in Southwest Florida. During the 2013-14 school year, 23 bankers from IberiaBank taught 30 classes in 11 Southwest Florida public schools. The Junior Achievement curriculum is based on financial literacy, business, economics, entrepreneurship and free enterprise. It is estimated that IberiaBank associates donated nearly 300 hours through classroom instruction and lesson preparation. Our associates find the teaching experience to be very personally rewarding in knowing that they are truly making a difference in sharing their experiences and planting seeds to develop the future leaders of tomorrow, says David Gordley, market president for the bank in Southwest Florida. In addition to recognizing the bank for its employees overall volunteerism, Junior Achievement named Pete DAlessandro as Rookie Volunteer of the Year. Mr. DAlessandro serves as a vice president and branch manager for IberiaBank. A Fort Myers native, he returned to his alma mater of Fort Myers Middle School as well as to Lehigh Acres Middle School to teach for Junior Achievement. Immokalee students learn about retail job opportunitiesFor career day at Waterside Shops, 20 students enrolled in programs with The Immokalee Foundation were able to learn about the variety of job opportunities in the retail industry. The students met with people in various management positions at the shopping center, toured the property and shadowed workers in the centers security, facilities, housekeeping, construction, maintenance, landscaping, retail and fashion, marketing and guest services departments. The Immokalee Foundation provides a range of education programs that focus on building pathways to success through college and post-secondary preparation and support, mentoring and tutoring, opportunities for broadening experiences and life skills development leading to economic independence. 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HAVE IT ALL. Move in Now.MOVE-IN-READY HOMES WITH SPECIAL SUMMER PRICING Stock Development | 2647 Professional Circle | Suite 1201 | Naples, FL 34119 | 239.592.7344BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. BLACK BEAR RIDGE NAPLES SALE PRICELot #26 Tivoli III 3/3 2,062 sq. ft. $489,000Lot #79 Montessa 3/2 2,293 sq. ft. $535,615PASEO FORT MYERSUnit #4602 Santa Monica 2/2.5 1,509 sq. ft. $244,585Unit #3504 San Pablo B 3/2 1,774 sq. ft. $256,420Unit #8803 Capistrano 2/2.5 1,776 sq. ft. $348,480Furnished ModelLot #95 Twin VillaCoronado 2/2 1,575 sq. ft. $409,610Lot #198 Ruf no II 3/2.5 2,585 sq. ft. $811,519Furnished Model/Leaseback AvailableLELY RESORT NAPLESUnit #7101 Alden WoodsMontego 2/2 1,657 sq. ft. $327,945Lot #78 The ClassicsMajestic 4/4 3,830 sq. ft. $1,273,980Lot #6 CordobaTriana II 3/3.5+Den 2,213 sq. ft. $674,400Furnished Model/Leaseback AvailableUnit #4405 OlSan Fernando 2/2 1,227 sq. ft. $228,380Unit #4506 OlSanta Maria 2/2.5 1,459 sq. ft. $246,715Unit #4503 OlSanta Isabella 2/2.5 1,520 sq. ft. $247,070Lot #14-101 Players CoveWhitestone 2/2.5 2,091 sq. ft. $479,990Lot #14-201 Players CoveMedallion 3/3 2,743 sq. ft. $579,990 OLDE CYPRESS LANTANA NAPLES SALE PRICELot #72 Ruf no II 3/2.5 2,585 sq. ft. $677,905 Lot #41 Orchid II 4/3.5 3,158 sq. ft. $779,155Lot #80 Montessa II 3/2 2,327 sq. ft. $852,434 Furnished Model/Leaseback AvailableFIDDLERS CREEK NAPLESLot #24 Ponte Vedra Grande 4/4.5 3,525 sq. ft. $1,199,990Lot #31 Grand Calais II 4/4.5 3,597 sq. ft. $1,578,490 Furnished Model/Leaseback Available QUAIL WEST NAPLESLot #31 EscalaPalmhurst 3/3.5 2,822 sq. ft. $963,265Lot #J142 North LakeMajorca Grande 4/4.5 4,207 sq. ft. $1,793,531PENDING Furnished Model/Available for Immediate Occupancy Lot #J141 North LakeTuscany 4/4.5 4,139 sq. ft. $1,864,093 PENDING Furnished Model/Available for Immediate Occupancy TWINEAGLES NAPLESLot #31 WicklowGreenbriar II 3/4 2,949 sq. ft. $1,144,220 Furnished Model/Leaseback AvailableLot #57 HedgestoneMuir eld IV 4/4.5 3,333 sq. ft. $1,405,000 Furnished Model/Leaseback AvailableLot #56 HedgestonePonte Vedra Grande 4/4.5 3,525 sq. ft. $1,457,980 Furnished Model/Leaseback Available For directions and complete listings of all our communities and inventory homes please visit StockDevelopment.comStock Development offers move-in-ready, quality-built homes in award-winning locations throughout Southwest Florida. FLStockDevelopment


Prices and availability subject to change without prior 239-353-1920 | 800-749-1501 | 75 Vineyards Boulevard, Naples, FL 34119 Ask about our No Initiation Fee Membership 239-353-1500 | VineyardsCountryClub.netPlease follow us on 3 new oor plans. 9 new models. New remodeled club.With less than 30 homesites remaining, your chance to own the home of your dreams at Vineyards is fading fast. 3 new oor plans with endless designs to choose from. Single-family home too big? Try one of our coach homes at Avellino Isles or spacious condominiums at Vista Pointe. Plus, with every new home comes a wonderful array of amenities and services, the likes of which you wont nd elsewhere.Enduring. Luxury. Home. Values.Vineyards Priced from the mid $400s Vista PointePriced from the $600s Avellino IslesPriced from $1.6 Million Venezia Grande EstatesPriced from the $800s Hammock Isles Still breaking new ground! NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB19 WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 Heres a Miami penthouse to make anyone happy TOP TEN REAL ESTATE DEALSReal-life action figure and original big-hat Happy guy Pharrell Williams has been a whirlwind of activity since 1992, when he formed The Neptunes production company to promote and sell the work of hip-hop, R&B and pop artists. Now at age 40 and with an estimated net worth of $80 million, his creative energy spans singing, songwriting, record production, fashion designing and even furniture. The Brickell Avenue penthouse Mr. William recently put on the market is a testament to his talent in design. Atop Bristol Tower 40 stories above Miamis Biscayne Bay, the 10,000-square-foot residence has five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and an additional 5,000 square feet of terraces. Purchased in 2007 for $12.525 million, its offered now for $10.999 million. For more information, visit

PAGE 48 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB20 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 Florida Your Way... For additional info and photos call Scott Chappuis 386-295-0705 or visit RE/MAX, Flagsta Relaxing private, golf community away from the crowds and traffic. This Hammock Dunes oceanfront home site offers 100 front feet on a beautiful Atlantic Ocean Beach in Flagler County, Florida. Listed for $459,900. An unsurpassed community offering a variety of exceptional amenities.London Bay Homes completes model in Cabreo at Mediterra SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Modern classic design is interjected with touches of traditional in the interior design of the Clara, a new single-family villa model home at Mediterra. Featuring interior design by Michael Scott of Romanza Interior Design, the three-bedroom Clara features white and gray backdrops for soft blue and green accents, darker grays and bright whites contrasted by the rich dark shades of cabinetry and furniture tones. The home is the third completed model in Cabreo, the newest luxury enclave at Mediterra. London Bay Homes is the exclusive builder in Cabreo. Encompassing 3,248 square feet of living space, the Clara is the largest of Cabreos three floor plans. Open daily for viewing, the home features formal living and dining rooms, a study, family room, three full baths and a powder room. Mr. Scott transformed a home office between kitchen and dining room into a butlers pantry/wine bar with cabinetry and an under-counter wine refrigerator. The model is shown with several options including decorative stonework, a three-car garage, full summer kitchen, pool and spa. Emphasizing outdoor living and lake views, the Claras living room, kitchen and family room open through sliding glass doors to the pool deck and outdoor living area, surfaced with shell-stone pavers. The al fresco space features a summer kitchen and a free-form pool with raised circular spa. With a total of 4,743 square feet, the Clara model is priced at $1,453,300, furnished. Cabreo is a community of 39 homes; there are 23 homesites available. Homes and homesites in the neighborhood are priced from the $800,000s. Lawn and landscape maintenance is provided by the homeowners association. For more information, call (866) 954-8939, go to or stop by the sales center off of Livingston Road two miles north of Immokalee Road and west of I-75. The Clara by London Bay Homes The family room features gray upholstered sofas with classic styling. Accent tables have a rustic wood finish, a TV credenza features a textural fluted front, and the cocktail table provides storage underneath for an ottoman upholstered in the same color as the kitchens bar chairs. The master suite is light and bright with lots of windows and custom woven window shades. The foyer and living room have stone-like flooring of pearl-gray porcelain tile installed in a running bond pattern. The 13-foot ceilings have crown molding and millwork painted bright white. Richard DrosteREALTOR239-572-5117rddsmd@comcast.netJacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro Marco Island & Southwest Florida Real Estate SpecialistsVisit Today!Marco Inn Villas $139,500 You will love this 1BR/1BA dollhouse. Super location; well maintained and updated unit.11441 Riggs Road $299,000 4.77 acres with central water and electric. Gorgeous pond. Huge value to own land at this price.Dela Park Place $599,000Endless Gulf of Mexico views. Well designed 2BR/2BA plus den oor plan. Hurricane shutters; furnished.Marco Island Homesites Choice lots on Marco Island. Super pricing before they start to appreciate. Own now, build your dream home later. COMPLEX ON THE WATER ZONED FOR TAX SAVINGS GET EM WHILE THEY LAST ITS ALL ABOUT THE VIEW 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 Mary H. Raymond (239) 20 Years in DE & PA 13 Years in Naples Listing & Selling Real Estate VASARIModel perfect 3/2 villa with 2 car garage. Professionally decorated and staying for you to enjoy. Bundled golf and nice lanai. $600,000 PELICAN BAY coach home with garage. Granite and crown molding NOW FOR $535,000 PARK SHORE BEACH Best building on the beach. High ceilings and views from every window. 2+den with 3 baths. $1,750,000 CASTLETON GARDENSThis is the dream of a lifetime. Granite counters in kitchen. Walk to beach and shopping. $299,999 MAKE OFFER!!


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 B21 customers and community members to support the foundation by donating via payroll deductions, discretionary contributions or in-kind support to benefit as many communities as possible. For more information about the Premier Community Foundation, including how to apply for funding, call (844) 723-4483 or visit FOUNDATIONFrom page 9COURTESY PHOTO Bonita Springs-based developer and homebuilder WCI Communities has purchased Artesia Naples, a 261-acre gated community off Collier Boulevard south of U.S. 41. Artesia Naples is planned for approximately 600 homes; more than 111 acres are dedicated to nature preserves and lakes within the community. WCI will immediately begin land development and homebuilding activities at Artesia and expects to open a sales center this summer, just outside the communitys entry gate. Were pleased to add Artesia Naples to WCIs growing portfolio of masterplanned communities in Florida, says Paul Erhardt, senior vice president of homebuilding and development. Its proximity to downtown Naples, Marco Island and Rookery Bay offers unlimited opportunities for recreation outside the gates, with a host of lifestyle amenities within the community for activities close to home. Planned amenities include a 3-acre clubhouse campus with resort-style pool, racquet sports court, event lawn and dog park. The 11,000-square-foot clubhouse will have a fitness center and aerobics room, billiards room, theater, craft and card rooms and a caf. Residences will include multiand single-family designs ranging from 1,100 square feet to 2,500 square feet of airconditioned living area. Prices will start in the mid-$100,000s. The original developer of Artesia Naples, WCI sold the property in 2011 and repurchased the community in May 2014. For more information, call (800) 924-2290 or visit Move-in-ready homes are now available at Millbr ook, a M editerranean-style village of 56 home sites Fiddlers Creek. Lennar Homes offers four single-family designs in Millbrook, with prices starting at $342,990. The Victoria and the Nina floor plans have two bedrooms, two baths and den, plus screened lanai with optional outdoor kitchens and a two-car garage. The Victoria, which also has a pool bath, has 1,850 air-conditioned square feet; the Nina has 1,649 air-conditioned square feet. The three-bedroom-plus-den, three-bath Sophia has 2,032 air-conditioned square feet. There also is a screened lanai with optional outdoor kitchen, plus a two-car garage. The largest of the floor plans offered in Millbrook, the Isabella has 2,246 square feet under air. The great-room design has three bedrooms, two baths and a den, as well as a two-car garage and a screened lanai with optional outdoor kitchen. Each residence within Millbrook will be built of steel-reinforced concrete block construction with concrete roof tiles and brick paver driveway and entryway. Interior design features include granite countertops and GE stainless steel appliances, including a natural gas cooktop. The entrance to Fiddlers Creek is just off Collier Boulevard between Naples and Marco Island. Amenities include the 54,000-square-foot clubhouse and spa with fitness center, tropical lagoon-style swimming complex, tennis courts, tot lot and casual and elegant dining. Residents can join The Golf Club and The Tarpon Club for beach and boating activities. For more information, call 732-9300, stop by the sales center at 8152 Fiddlers Creek Parkway or visit WCI acquires Artesia NaplesLennar offers four floor plans in Millbrook at Fiddlers Creek COURTESY PHOTOThe Victoria by Lennar Homes. Get a free pool* complete with paver deck and screened enclosure on select Move-In Ready homes a $41,000 value! The pool is Free!( Bring your own little umbrella drink )Relax this summer in your new home at Verandah. Picturesque views from your pool include golf course or preserve vistas. Plus, each home includes a charming front porch, transom windows, 8-foot interior doors and lush, beautiful landscaping. And dont forget our 2 Championship Golf Courses, Riverside Clubhouse and new tness center. So jump right in today at Verandah.11571 Verandah Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 888-431-8006 Single-family homes from $200s. Estate homes from $500s to over $1 million. Free swimming pool 8 models to tour 9 miles of boardwalks & trails*Pool incentive valid on select Move-In Ready homes. Home must close within 60 days of agreement. Pool package ($41,000 value) includes a paver deck and screened enclosure. Limited time offer. Subject to change without notice. Pool layout varies per home. Not valid with any other discounts or promotions. Offer expires August 31, 2014. Golf Membership Incentives Available. Ask today!


41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Pkwy. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$300,0001 NAPLES PARK 565 92nd Avenue North $325,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 Open Saturday 1-4pm>$400,0002 FIDDLERS CREEK SERENA 3164 Serena Lane #202 $445,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7167 3 PARK SHORE HORIZON HOUSE 3951 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #105 $499,500 PSIR Debbie Broulik 239.297.5152 >$500,0004 BRENDISI AT MEDITERRA 29140 Brendisi Way #1201 $598,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.00975 PELICAN BAY ST. TROPEZ 5501 Heron Point Drive #602 $599,000 PSIR Gary Blaine 239.595.2912 >$600,0006 FIDDLERS CREEK MULBERRY ROW 7676 Mulberry Court $665,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7167>$1,000,0007 MERCATO THE STRADA 9123 Strada Place From $1,000,000 PSIR Call 239.594.9400 Open MondaySaturday 10am-8pm & Sunday 12-8pm 8 THE MOORINGS 520 Harbour Drive $1,099,000 PSIR Paul Graffy 239.273.0403 9 OLDE NAPLES SEAPORT 1001 10th Ave S, #203 $1,150,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade BuaBell 239.595.009710 GREY OAKS ISLA VISTA 2056 Isla Vista Lane $1,675,000 PSIR Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 11 MARCO ISLAND THE DUNNFOIRE 530 South Collier Boulevard #202 $1,685,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7167 12 TWINEAGLES 11864 Hedgestone Court $1,725,000 PSIR John DAmelio 239.961.5996 13 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,795,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open MondaySaturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm>$4,000,00014 PORT ROYAL 3060 Green Dolphin Lane $4,695,000 PSIR Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 15 PORT ROYAL 3380 Rum Row $4,995,000 PSIR Suzi Barton 239.860.1214 >$6,000,00016 PORT ROYAL 870 Nelsons Walk $6,500,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$9,000,00017 PORT ROYAL 3605 Fort Charles Drive $9,750,000 PSIR Celine Godof 239.404.9917 Florida Weeklys Open Houses 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 8 9 12 1


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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTION 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 Art opening A reception at The von Liebig, and more Society photos. C22-25 Encore!Metropolitan Opera coming to a theater near you. C14 Hello, DollysA meal at this Bonita Springs eatery is just like a visit to grandmas. C27 You have probably heard the expression six degrees of separation. The concept is that everyone on the planet is connected through six or fewer relationships. Whether or not you buy into this theory, such a connection surely exists between Southwest Florida residents and Josh Kaufman, the latest winner of the reality TV show and singing competition The Voice. Joshs father is Mark Kaufman, the owner of Mark Kaufman Roofing in North Port. As Josh progressed through The Voice competition, their relationship and the resultant connection with the local community became increasingly known. By the time the show finale aired, viewing parties had popped up across the region to root for Josh, who had become one of our own. One more tryFans of The Voice are familiar with Joshs story, which is similar to that of many aspiring musicians. Despite his talent and passion, Josh could not support himself and his family working exclusively as a musician. Before his journey on The Voice began, he was working in his hometown of Indianapolis as a tutor while performing gigs day and night at various places such as Potbelly Sandwich Shop. Connecting with The Voice winner Josh Kaufman TRAE PATTON / NBC Josh Kaufman with Usher from The Voice.SEE VOICE, C16 BY NANETTE CRISTFlorida Weekly Correspondent Momma Rose (Mary Anne McAvoy McKerrow) promises her daughter Louise (Elizabeth Marcantonio) that she will be a star.BOB KELLY / THE NAPLES PLAYERSIn the story of stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, MAMAROSEis the real starBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ MAMA ROSE WAS THE ULTImate stage mom: Shed stop at nothing until her kid made it in show business. As depicted in Gypsy, the mother of burlesque stripper Gypsy Rose Lee made her daughter a star by the sheer force of her will. She finagled, cajoled, flattered, SEE GYPSY, C4 See Gypsy at the Sugden June 27-July 27.C4 >>inside:

PAGE 54 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 In his new book, The Ultimate Dating Guide for Widowers, author Abel Keogh tells about a moment he shared with his first wifes grandmother, Loretta. She had been widowed for 30 years and never dated after her husband died. Lorettas days for romance had come and gone. When one of her friends passed away, the friends husband stopped by Lorettas house on the day of the funeral. Ill be calling on you later in the week, he said. At the time, Mr. Keogh was shocked. He wondered how the friends husband could think about moving on, especially so soon. If his own wife, Krista, were to die, he was sure he would never date anyone else. But when Mr. Keogh became a widower just a year and a half later, at the age of 26, he suddenly understood. Hed see women in the grocery store and fantasize about asking them out, even though he was still grieving, although he still loved his wife. He felt guilty and confused, especially when he considered the widows he knew mostly older ladies who never dated after their husbands died. Over the last decade, as Mr. Keogh has corresponded with other widowers, he has learned that his feelings were normal. Many widowers, he says, experience this same desire to find love again, often very soon after losing their wives. There is no set or correct time frame for dating again, he writes in his book. Theres nothing wrong with you for wanting to date or start a new relationship weeks or months after your wife has passed on. Everyone reacts to the loss of a spouse differently. The first few months can be a difficult, complicated time, he says and thats without the confusion of a new relationship thrown in. Thankfully, he includes a set of tips to help smooth the process of re-entering the romantic fray. Dont make your first few dates long, formal affairs, he suggests. Go out for a meal, a cup of coffee, or take a drive together. Just keep it short. Many widowers experience conflicting emotions guilt, desire, regret when they first start dating. Making the first several dates short keeps you from being overwhelmed by these feelings, he explains. Another tip: Try new things. One of the big concerns women have when dating widowers is reprising the role of the late wife, Mr. Keogh writes. Trying new activities and visiting new places can not only invigorate a relationship, but it makes it easier to move forward and decide if getting serious is something youre ready to do. Finally, Mr. Keogh insists that a man who loses his spouse never play the widower card. If you find yourself using the loss of your wife to gain an advantage with the women youre with, you should not be dating. Give it a rest until youre ready to treat the women you date fairly and with respect. And if a widower just wants a relationship for that most basic human need, intimacy? Man up and be honest about the kind of relationship youre looking for, he advises. Its not hard to find someone who can meet those needs. Artis Henderson is the author of Unremarried Widow published by Simon and Schuster. artis e SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSThe ultimate dating guide for widowers Welcome...Michael D. Lee, MD, FAADBoard Certi ed Dermatologist, Fellowship-Trained Mohs SurgeonMarco Island and Downtown NaplesCall 1-800-591-DERM to schedule your appointment. Skin Cancer Surgery General Dermatology Cosmetic Dermatology Laser Treatments Specializing in: 261 9th Street South Downtown Naples Now Accepting New Patients COOL NIGHT OUT EVENTat our Bonita Springs Office Thursday, June 26, 2014 5:30 p.m. ere will be giveaways, refreshments, prizes and demonstrations!RSVP BY CALLING 239-313-2553Attendance is complimentary, but RSVP is required. Medical Director: Andrew T. Jaffe, MD, FAAD BEFORE AFTER Transform your bodywithout surgery or downtime. North Naples 1015 Crosspointe Drive Downtown Naples 261 9th Street South Fort Myers 7331 Gladiolus Drive Bonita Springs 25987 South Tamiami Trail, Unit 90 Revolutionary Fat Freezing FREE EVENT ON THURSDAY!


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PAGE 56 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 threatened, plotted and planned. She possessed an irrepressible drive to make her two daughters stars during the age of vaudeville in the 1920s and s. There were only two ways a single mother could earn an income during that time, says Dallas Dunnagan, codirector with choreographer Dawn Lebrecht Fornara of The Naples Players summer production of the classic musical. You could go into show business or you could become a secretary, Ms. Dunnagan explains. Rose has no secretarial skills. She puts her daughter June in ballet class, and she was very good. All her ballet teachers told her that. Rose latches onto that. Rose has a special kid, and a way to make a living with that special talent. When June walks away, however, Rose must refocus her laser-like attention on her younger daughter, Louise, who eventually transforms into Gypsy Rose Lee. Although initially Rose declares, No daughter of mine is going to work in burlesque, she changes her mind when Louise is offered star billing. Rationalizing that she wont have to take anything off, just maybe flash a knee at the end, mother tells daughter: You just walk and dip. Youre a lady. So driven is Rose to make her daughter a star that she loses sight of how it must happen, Ms. Dunnagan says. She promised her daughter shed make her a star, no matter what. With music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents, Gypsy is based on Gypsy Rose Lees memoirs. But it really is Mama Roses story, Ms. Dunnagan says.A complex characterAlthough the script never refers to Rose as Mama Rose, thats how audiences have come to know her. The role, which was written for the great Ethel Merman, has been played by actresses including Rosalind Russell (in the film version), Angela Lansbury, Patti LuPone, Tyne Daley, Bette Middler (in the TV version) and Bernadette Peters. One of the most coveted roles in musical theater, its a challenge for any actress because the actress has to find the compassion in Rose, Ms. Dunnagan says. Its not on the surface. Shes a very complex human being. Shes full of passion, but shes not necessarily a very empathic character. Rose has long, dramatic musical numbers and is in almost every scene. For Mary Anne McAvoy McKerrow, whos portraying Mama Rose for The Naples Players, one challenge of the part is keeping the energy up. Its like being shot out of a cannon, she says. She never shuts up at all. Its a constant drive. Shes driving the whole time. John McKerrow, Ms. McKerrows reallife husband, plays Roses fianc, Herbie. She doesnt have a second to catch her breath, he says. When Ms. McKerrow was 15, she performed in a production of Gypsy in Guilford, Conn., playing Tessie Tura the Texas Twirler, a stripper. It was her very first speaking part. As for playing Mama Rose all these years later, she says, It was on my bucket list. Having performed locally as Lady MacBeth in MacBeth helped her prepare for doing Mama Rose, she says. It was a confidence booster, she explains. There are many faces to Rose, and my job is to find them in each particular scene and expose them. We have a steamrolling mother who comes in, and regardless of what management says, she just (rolls) on. She talks to the conductor. She talks to the lighting guy. She talks to the drummer. As Ms. Dunnagan puts it: You can see her try this when this doesnt work. Shes got a bag of tricks and she uses them until one actually works, Ms. McKerrow adds. In the first scene, she tries blackmail, but only after schmoozing and then steamrolling both fail. In the second scene, she tries theft, and in the third scene, she uses sex. She lives by her wits, Ms. McKerrow says.All about the teaseMany critics have called Gypsy the greatest American musical, though when it initially ran, it was nominated for eight Tony Awards but won none. (It did win a Tony in 1989 for Best Revival.) The score contains many popular songs, including Together (Wherever We Go), Everythings Coming Up Roses, Small World, Some People, Let Me Entertain You and Roses Turn. It also contains kids novelty numbers and generally an audience favorite strippers bumping and grinding to You Gotta Get a Gimmick. The striptease acts are very bawdy, Ms. Dunnagan says, explaining, Its all about the tease. Its a lot sexier to stay dressed than to take your clothes off. (Whats titillating to the audience is) the thought that you might take your clothes off. Gypsy Rose Lee actually removed very little. She was a lady, she says. As for her mother, She was crazy in real life. There are indications that she killed two men. But thats not what the musical is about. Its about a stage mother and what it takes to make your kids stars. Many local actresses auditioned for the part in The Naples Players production, Ms. Dunnagan says. It takes an actress to do that role, she adds. It certainly takes a powerhouse voice, but you just cant stand there and sing pretty. Every song has a dramatic arc to it. Ms. McKerrow pulls from her own life to play Mama Rose. Though not a mother herself, shes close to her young niece. Playing against her real-life husband also helps. Clearly, Rose does love Herbie, she says. In this production, which runs June 27-July 28 at the Sugden Community Theatre, Mama Rose is perhaps a more fully sexual character. I think this is one of the things Mary Anne brings to the role that others havent, Ms. Dunnagan says. You can see why Rose has had multiple husbands. After rehearsals, Mr. McKerrow always gets behind the wheel to drive the couple home. Being onstage for almost the entire show demands a lot from Ms. McKerrow, physically and emotionally. And her last number, Roses Turn, has been compared to a nervous breakdown. There is a high right after a show, she says. But in the car on the way home, somebody else better be driving the car, because Im tired. Im just shot. GYPSYFrom page 1 Gypsy>> Who: The Naples Players >> When: June 27-July 27 >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre >> Tickets: $40 ($10 for students 21 and younger) >> Info: 263-7990 or BOB KELLY / THE NAPLES PLAYERSHerbie (John McKerrow) comforts Louise (Elizabeth Marcantonio) as her Momma (Mary Anne McKerrow) promises her that she will be a star.BOB KELLY / THE NAPLES PLAYERSBlonde Dainty June and her Farm Boys.Rose has no secretarial skills. She puts her daughter June in ballet class, and she was very good. All her ballet teachers told her that. Rose latches onto that. Rose has a special kid, and a way to make a living with that special talent. Dallas Dunnagan, co-director with choreographer Dawn Lebrecht Fornara of The Naples Players


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 C5 Free jazz on the gulf returns June 28The 29th season of SummerJazz on the Gulf opens the evening of Saturday, June 28, with a blues and funk-infused concert by The Betty Fox Band on the lawn at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Led by fiery songstress Betty Fox, the band also features Matt Walker on guitar, Barry Williams on bass and Sam Farmer on drums. They were voted Best Local Blues Act by readers of Creative Loafing in Tampa/St. Petersburg. Their first appearance at SummerJazz on the Gulf was last year. Concerts take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The series continues with returning favorites Late Night Brass on Saturday, July 26, and Pocket Change, Saturday, Aug. 16. A new act in the lineup, The Mud Flappers Band, performs for the season finale on Saturday, Sept. 13. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Food and drink will be available for purchase; no coolers allowed. For more information, call 2612222 or visit www. The Betty Fox Band performs Saturday, June 28. Bayshore CAPA endowment fund set up with Community FoundationThe Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center has established an endowment fund with the Community Foundation of Collier County to ultimately help fund maintenance and operations for the planned center. A strong endowment fund will ensure the future financial security of the center, says Chick Heithaus, chairman of the CAPA board of directors. The CAPA mission is to provide a center that showcases local visual and performing artists and offers affordable and accessible educational, cultural and performance opportunities for the community.Collier County has many outstanding cultural and performing arts organizations and talented visual and performing artists, Mr. Heithaus says. However, the majority of them are in a constant search for adequate rehearsal, performance and studio space. The CAPA center will address this need as well as supersede the need for individual organizations to launch capital campaigns to build their own single-use facilities. For more information about CAPA and how to become involved, call 7752800 or visit Call (239) 649-2275 for Reservations 550 Port-O-Call Way, Naples, FL 34102The Best Way to Experience Naples from the Water Naples Princess Buy One Get One Half PriceWednesday Dinners Saturday Sightseeing (12:30 & 3:00)Sunday Hors doeuvresBased on availability. Valid on adult tickets. No other coupons or discounts apply. Summer Specials O ering Daily Public Cruises Seabreeze Lunch, Dinner, Hors doeuvres, A ernoon and Sunset Sightseeing B l i n d d s | S h a d e s | S h e e r s | P lan t a a tio n S h u u t t e rs | D r ape r i e s | T T o p T re atm e n t s | W a a llpa p e r | B e d d in g g | D e c o r a tor Service s 7740 Preserve Lane Suite #11, Naples, FL. 34119 | 239-6312 2 5 2 2 8 | w w w w w .a t t h o o m m e b lind s s c c o o m m S W W FL s M M o s t Com p p l e e te W indo w w F a a a shio n n S S ho w w w r o om NOW OPEN IN NAPLES!


Theater Gypsy In Blackburn Hall at Sugden Community Theatre, June 27-July 27. 263-7990 or Princess Whatsername By KidzAct, The Naples Players youth troupe, June 27-29 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www. Mid-Life Crisis: The Musical Through June 21 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www. Thursday, June 19 A Sea of Knowledge South Regional Library presents Introduction to Oceanography at 10 a.m. Free. Registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542 or Book Signing Oliver North signs copies of his new book Counterfeit Lies from noon to 4 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in Waterside Shops. Free. 5985200 or Happy Hour Cycle Time Trial Cycle hosts a cycling class from 5:306:30 p.m. followed by happy hour with food and drink. 3080 Tamiami Trail. 249-6765 or Now Youre Cookin Chef Kristina Filippo of The Good Life of Naples leads a class about seafood from 6-8 p.m. $65. 514-4663 or Summer Nights Barbatella introduces a DJ from 7-11 p.m. this evening and every Thursday. 1290 Third St. S. 263-1955.Sweat the Small Stuff Its trivia night at the Naples English Pub starting at 7 p.m. 5047 Tamiami Trail E. 775-3727 or for Laughs Henry Cho takes the stage at the Off The Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island tonight through June 22. 389-6901 or Ad Libbing Stage 2 Improv puts on a family-friendly show starting at 8 p.m. tonight and June 20-21 at the Sugden Community Theatre. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. 263-7990 or Friday, June 20 Kids Free Its Kids Free Friday at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. Ages 12 and younger enjoy free admission. Story time is from 10-10:45 a.m.; lab demonstration, 11-11:45 a.m.; and an IMAX feature film begins at 2 p.m. This weeks programs are all about mangroves. Lunch is available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 530-5977, or www.facebook. com/friendsofrookerybay Brewery Tours Naples Beach Brewery hosts a tasting and tour of its facility from 4-8 p.m. $15, includes 2 ounces of each beer brewed followed by two 12-ounce pours. Bluegrass Jam The Bean Pickers play from 7-10 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Live Tunes The Wholetones take the stage at 9:30 p.m. at South Street City Oven & Grill. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 4359333 or Laugh It Off Jeff Zenisek, Rob Glessner, Gene Stasiowski and Kent Perry take the stage at Old Naples Comedy Club tonight and June 21. 1100 Sixth Ave. S. $15. 455-2844 or Saturday, June 21 Giraffe Awareness The Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens celebrates World Giraffe Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a giraffe-focused scavenger hunt, education stations and more. www. Family Fashion Benefit A father-daughter fashion show and brunch to benefit the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Waldorf Astoria. $50 for adults, $25 for kids. 2501030 or Dixieland Concert The Naples Jazzmasters perform from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris Center. Sponsored by the Naples Jazz Society. Free. 254-9674. Smooth Jazz The Marc Vee Trio plays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at The Bay House Restaurant. 799 Walkerbilt Road. 591-3837. More Jazz Jazz trumpeter Bob Zottola performs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Chrissys Tavern & Bistro. 3340 Tamiami Trail E. 775-0101 or www.chrissystavern. com. It Takes Two Pablo Repun Tango holds a beginners class from 7-8 p.m. followed by a milogna for everyone. Bring your own wine; snacks provided. $15. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or Sunday, June 22 Beach Cleanup The City of Marco Island Beach Advisory Committee holds a beach cleanup from 8-10 a.m. starting at the South Beach Boardwalk. Bottled water, bags and gloves provided. 389-5003 or Tunes Singer/Songwriter Donna Holman performs from 1-2 p.m. at Second Cup at Mercato. 653-9072 or Foreign Film The Renaissance Academy of FGCU presents a screening and discussion of the documentary The House I Lived In (USA) at 2 p.m. at the FGCU Naples Center. Up next: A Highjacking (Denmark) on June 29. $5 for academy members, $8 for others. Registration encouraged. 434-4737. 1010 Fifth Ave. S., Mon Cruzan Vibes takes the stage at 9:30 p.m. at South Street City Oven & Grill. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 435-9333 or Monday, June 23 Sangria Workshop Decanted Wines hosts a sangria tasting from 5-7 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 4341814 or Jazz Jam Jebry and friends gather for a jazz jam from 6-9 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Film Night The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts a screening and discussion of Johnny Stecchino at 7 p.m. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or Tuesday, June 24 Book Talk Naples Regional Library hosts a discussion of Physics of the Future: How Science will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily lives by Michio Kaku at 2 p.m. Free. Registration required. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or Tango Tuesdays Pablo Repun Tango hosts an intermediate and advanced tango class from 8-9 p.m. $5. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or www. Get the Blues Rick Howard and Mudbone perform blues tunes from 8-11 p.m. at Weekend Willies. 5310 Shirley St. 597-3333 or Wednesday, June 25 Book Talk South Regional Library hosts a discussion of The Dead In Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley at 2 p.m. Free. Registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542 or Rum Dinner Agave Bar & Grill hosts a four-course Mount Gay rum dinner starting at 6 p.m. $50 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations required. 5983473 or Fish for Dinner Chef Kristina Filippo of The Good Life of Naples leads a class in cooking seafood from 6-8 p.m. $65. 514-4663 or www.goodlifenaples. com. Art After Hours The Baker Museum offers free admission during Art After Hours from 6-9 p.m. Entertainment provided by local bands. Free. 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd. 597-1900 or www. Improv Night The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts an evening of improvisational comedy at 7 p.m. at the Moe Auditorium & Film Center. $10 in advance; $15 at the door. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. Ongoing Events Artistic Optimism A group exhibition of recent works in assemblage, ceramics, collage, painting, pastel and sculpture through Aug. 15 at Rosen Gallery & Studios. 2172 J&C Blvd. 8211061. Yep, Its Art, Its for Sale, and Its a Landscape An exhibit of works that depict and interpret the natural world, outdoor scenery, geographical environments, scenic vistas and related landscape subjects through June 26 at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-3999 or Submit calendar listings and highresolution photos to Email text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of fliers. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Old Naples Comedy Club welcomes headliner Jeff Zenisek, above, along with Rob Glessner, Gene Stasiowski and Kent Perry for shows beginning at 8:30 p.m. June 20-21. Mr. Zenisek is described as a 29-year-old giant man-boy who has really good hair and who lives with his parents and plays with Nerf guns in the house when they go out of town. $15 cover. The club is inside the Parrot Bar & Grill at 1100 Sixth Ave. S. 455-2844. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. June 21 for Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band, coming Oct. 19 to the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. $85-$175. 481-4849 or From Cumae to Pompeii, an exhibit of artwork by Ferdinando Ambrosino, is at the Naples Depot Museum through June 30. Included are Other Resemblances, above. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. MondayFriday. Admission is free. 1051 Fifth Ave. S. 262-6525.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 MANUEL M. PEA, M.D.Board Certi ed Plastic SurgeonLocated at Exit 107, off I-75 MASSAGE PACKAGESStarting at $80 MANI-PEDISStarting at $20/$40 LASER HAIR REMOVAL CHECK OUT LA PIEL SPAS SUMMER SPECIALSPresented By:Gulfshore Playhouse selects four plays for second annual New Works Festival SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYGulfshore Playhouse has announced the four finalists for its second annual New Works Festival that takes place Sept. 1-7. The winning playwrights will work with a team of actors and directors to hone their works and then present them to an audience. The plays and playwrights are: Harlowe by Jennifer Lane, Rust on Bone by Bianca Sams, Shepherds Bush by Scott C. Sickles and Doublewide by Stephen Spotswood. They were chosen from a group of 10 semifinalists that had been culled from 100 initial entries. The other semifinalists were: A Cave in the Desert by Paco Jos Madden, Headometry by Helen Banner, Split in Three by Daryl Fazio, Tabula Rasa by Kevin Brewer and Shane Breaux, Under This Roof by Barbara Kingsley and The Velocity of Geography by James Farrell. We were overwhelmed with the amount of wonderful plays that were submitted for this years festival, says Kristen Coury, founder and producing artistic director of Gulfshore Playhouse. While we will only be able to present the work of four playwrights, all 10 of the semifinalists are contributing to the landscape of American theater, and Gulfshore Playhouse is honored to be fostering their work in this creative process. Tickets for the second annual New Works Festival are on sale now. Individual readings are $15, two for $25, three for $35 and all four for $45. Readings will take place at The Norris Center at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4-6, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7. Subscriptions and single tickets are also available for Gulfshore Playhouses 2014-15 season. The lineup consists of: The Mountaintop by Katori Hall, Oct. 4-19; Body Awareness by Annie Baker, Nov. 1-16; Naples newest holiday tradition, Jacob Marleys Christmas Carol by Tom Mula, Dec. 6-21; the Broadway hit Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, Jan. 17-Feb. 8; Gwydion Suilebhans The Butcher, a finalist in Gulfshore Playhouses first annual New Works Festival, Feb. 28-March 22; and The Liar by David Ives, April 4-26. For tickets to or more information about the New Works Festival or the upcoming season, call (866) 811-4111 or visit Education director joins company, summer theater camps continueLeah Shaeffer has joined Gulfshore Playhouse as director of education, just in time to be part of the companys summer camp programs for aspiring young actors. Ms. Shaeffer recently completed an education apprenticeship with Cleveland Play House. She earned a bachelors degree in theater education from Ohio Wesleyan University and has worked as an actor and teaching artist with several youth theater companies. In her position with Gulfshore Playhouse, she will forge new partnerships with area organizations, create new afterschool classes for the STAR Academy and supervise the reorganization of the companys ThinkTheatre in-school residencies. She will also oversee the Synergy Series of programs designed to engage audiences. Gulfshore Playhouses weeklong STAR Academy summer camps are designed for ages 5-18 and take place at The Norris Center. Two sessions are underway now; two more will be offered in July. Ms. Shaeffer is directing a session now underway to introduce performers ages 7-12 to the creative and technical side of theater while they rehearse and perform The Snow Queen, a play written by Ms. Shaeffer and adapted from the classic fairytale on which Disneys popular Frozen movie was based. The camp culminates in a free performance for the public at noon Friday, June 27. Registration is open for two sessions of Unmask the Power of the Theater for ages 5-8. Dates are July 14-18 and July 28-Aug. 1, with sessions meeting from 1-4 p.m. Under the guidance of Gulfshore Playhouse teaching artist Selma Spies, participants will explore fairytales, storytelling, props making and more. For more information, call 261-7529. Marco kids can get in on the summer camp act The Island Theater Company on Marco sets the stage for summer fun with a three-week theater camp for ages 8-18. Sessions meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 7-25, at Marco Lutheran Church. Participants will learn about all aspects of the theater, from bringing a character to life through voice, movement and imagination to building props and making costumes. All participants will be cast in the 2014 holiday production of The Music Man Jr. Registration is $90 per week. To sign up or for more information, call 394-0080 or visit Shaeffer Coury

PAGE 60 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 ARTS COMMENTARY Theres not much real about todays TV reality showsIn the current issue of Mizzou, the magazine of the University of Missouri Alumni Association, I ran across an article about Jon Murray, a pioneer of reality TV. Written by Marcus Wilkins, the story (titled Making Reality a Reality) begins by talking about how Mr. Murray and his business partner, the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, created MTVs The Real World. They had the idea of putting seven diverse 20-somethings in a New York apartment together and filming their interactions. The show was a runaway hit, and the Bunim-Murray team went on to spawn more reality TV shows, among them Project Runway, Keeping Up with the Kardashians and The Simple Life. According to the piece, Mr. Murray said about that first season: There was just something truly innovative and exciting about what we were watching. When youre in your early 20s, its a time in your life when youre figuring out who you are. Youre allowed to make mistakes because youre young. The learning from the mistakes would be the story arc for the series. Mr. Murray, who also makes documentary films (Autism: The Musical, Shadow Billionaire, Valentine Road) donated $6.7 million to the Missouri School of Journalism. His gift will found the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, which will offer undergraduate and graduate degrees. The writer of the piece, unfortunately, doesnt get into the dichotomy of documentaries and reality TV. Reality TV is really a misnomer, because a) these shows employ writers, and b) todays participants are much more media-savvy than those in the early s; they know how to play to the camera and how to present themselves. To me, its not really reality. People who know theyre being filmed are not unguarded and authentic. They act in a specific way because they know theyre being watched. Its the difference between writing a journal and pouring your heart out when you know that no one will ever read it, and writing a journal when you know that others will be reading it later. Reality TV seems to be a lot of the latter and not much of the former. Thats part of the reason why I love watching old episodes of the quiz show You Bet Your Life, hosted by Groucho Marx and featuring regular, everyday people. Prior to posing the quiz questions, Mr. Marx would interview the participants about themselves, their professions and their hobbies. These people werent posing or posturing, they were simply having a conversation. They seemed more innocent, somehow. I think its great that Mr. Murrays success has enabled him to donate so much money to Mizzou that will enable students to earn degrees in documentary journalism. But reading about all those reality shows hes originated made me want to watch The Truman Show all over again. The 1998 movie starring Jim Carrey is about a TV show that follows Truman (Mr. Carrey) from birth into his 30s, living in a world where everyone else around him is an actor or an extra. Laura Linney, as Trumans love interest, is constantly promoting various products for the hidden cameras. As the director of the TV show explains: Everything on the show is for sale, from the actors wardrobes to the food they eat and the homes they live in. When it first came out, I thought The Truman Show was a little extreme, but Ive come to realize how prescient it was. In todays shows such as American Idol and The Voice, theres constant product placement, from the drinking cups carefully turned to display the soda or coffee shop, to the gifts of cars, which are actually commercials for the cars themselves. Project Runway seems to be the most blatant, with everything named after an advertiser, from the accessories wall to the make-up room to the very room in which the participants create their clothes. Its overkill. It doesnt make me want to run out and purchase their products, it just makes me roll my eyes. (In David Foster Wallaces futuristic novel Infinite Jest, corporations are able to bid for and purchase the right to name a calendar year after themselves e.g., The Year of the Whopper, The Year of TrialSize Dove Bar, the Year of Dairy Products from the American Heartland.) Back when The Truman Show came out, I also thought the fact that so many people in the movie are watching the TV show and are so heavily invested in it was creative license, a little over the top. But once again, Ive been proven wrong. People today are passionate about reality TV, following the shows fanatically and rooting for their favorite dancers, bachelors, singers, fashion designers, etc. Just look at the heated discussions online after each episode and note the accusations of manipulation when a beloved contestant doesnt win. According to the Mizzou article, Mr. Murray is sometimes regarded as the father of reality TV. With all the shows that are out there now (especially the Housewives of series), he has a lot to answer for. But hats off to him for donating more than $6.5 million for a school for documentary journalism; perhaps more of the real thing will give people a taste for whats really real. S. BUKLEY & EVERETT COLLECTION / SHUTTERSTOCK The Real World spawned reality shows like Keeping Up with the Kardashians starring Kim Kardashian, left, and The Simple Life, starring Paris Hilton, right.


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 When he learned that The Voice was holding auditions in nearby St. Louis, he gave it a shot. At 38 years old, he realized this might be his last chance to fulfill his dream. His choice of song was the aptly named One More Try by George Michael. After making the initial cut and surviving a callback, he was selected as one of 120 singers from across the country to go on to Los Angeles. Luck of the drawFor the viewing audience, The Voice begins with the blind auditions. Each coach builds a team of 12 singers from the pool of contestants. This seasons coaches were Adam Levine, Shakira, Blake Shelton and Usher. When a contestant begins his audition, the coaches chairs are turned away from the stage. If he is still looking at the back of all four chairs when he sings the last note, he goes home. If, however, a coach likes what he hears and wants the singer on his team, he swivels his chair. If more than one coach turns his chair, the contestant chooses his mentor. Once 48 singers have been selected, the teams are full and the auditions are over. A contestant who hasnt performed yet might have the best voice of all, but she goes home unheard. The contestants are not told how the weeklong audition schedule is determined. They know, however, that those who perform early on have an advantage. Joshs audition was slated for Day 2. Turning their chairsIts no surprise that Josh found the process nerve wracking. It was my first time on the stage, he said. Theres a large audience, and the coaches have their backs to you. I felt like every moment was happening individually, like in slow motion. When I finished, though, it had become a blur. Mr. Levine was the first coach to turn his chair, indicating that he wanted Josh on his team. It was a huge relief, Josh said, to know that I would be moving on. Before the song was over, all four coaches had turned to face him. Josh chose Team Adam because he felt that Mr. Levine and the band Maroon 5s crossover work in genres from soul to pop suited his own musical style best. From Team Adam to Team UsherThe concept behind The Voice is that the celebrity coaches work with their team members to advance their skill and style. But how much interaction actually occurs? In the early battle rounds, Josh said, the coaches decide which singers will compete against one another and what song will be sung without input from the contestants. VOICEFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOJosh Kaufman with his family outside The Voice stage. 5047 Tamiami Trail East 239.775.3727JOIN US FOR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT JUNE 28 Elvis & the JordanairesJULY 5 e Rod Stewart TributeJULY 12 Ocial Outcome ENGLISH PUB Your World Cup Headquarters THENAPLESENGLISHPUB.COM OVERWEIGHT? $249 FOUR-WEEK WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM Offer includes: Complete comprehensive review of BMI, BMR, total body fat %, waist-to-hip ratio, lean vs. fat body mass, 30-days diet supplements + (3) Laser-Lipo treatments & (1) B-12 shot *Must call before 06/26/14 Must mention Florida Weekly when booking to get offer. (a $699 value) Naples Weight Loss & Wellbeing Lose up to 30 lbs in 30 days! www.naplesweightloss.com2590 Northbrooke Plaza Drive, Suite 103, Naples, FL 34119 Located on the corner of I-75 & Immokalee Road


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PAGE 74 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 IVAN SELIGMAN / COURTESY PHOTOS SUE HUFF / COURTESY PHOTOS SOCIETYOpening reception for the 50th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition at The von Liebig Art CenterLike 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@ Maldonado, Michelle Gorga, Dave Leigh and Sharon Treiser Captain Jim Albert with Laura Fessenden (Wish Child) and Morgan Tocco Maria Bendeck, Rebecca Smith and Michelle Dremann Madisyn Goodman, Kristen Goodman and Kayla Goodman Willie Douglas, Devin Douglas and Denise Douglas The Garcias: Santo, Emma and Jennifer Lindsey Smith, Keith Raygor and Cariana Raygor Lesley Rodgers and Madison Rodgers The Long family: Matt, Bella, Cody and Bridget Claudette Willis, Annemarie Reynolds and Jane Brune Brad Heiges, Marianne Walpole and Bob Walpole Setting sail with Make-A-Wish on the Celebration of Life cruise


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PAGE 76 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 SOCIETYCommemorating the 70th anniversary of D-DayLike 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@ 1. On Omaha BeachWhen we went in, the Beach had been taken. The living fought on, the dead for saken. We were dropped into water up to our shoulders We waded in a group of green soldiers. Onto that thin strip of Beach So many had tried to reach. They were the ones who went in first Amidst the machine gun fire and shell bursts. They went to watery graves Sinking under the waves. The water was red. Red from the dead. Red from the dying In agony crying. Those who made the land Were not able to stand. They fell on the sand Writhing in pain Screaming for help, in vain. Every advantage was on the hill. They murdered our men at will. The rain of death from the cliffs never stopped, But we just kept coming in from the sea Wave after wave, as far as you could see. Sheer courage and determination Not believing they were done Dictated the victory that day. Others in the future will say When they stand on that mighty height And look down on that thin strip of Beach Theyll say, I dont see how they ever did it. They fought for every inch of it. Up the sides of that fortified wall Over the tops of those cliffs so tall. Ill never forget that Beach. Ill never forget the men In the ships In the air and on the land. And those who died on the sand. And in the water. They lie now beneath thousands of white crosses And stars of David Above the Beach. Those wonderful soldiers who died so young. They died so we Could be free. How can we ever forget what they did? We honor them this day. We salute them. And we humbly beseech Dear God, bless the men who died On Omaha Beach. By Peter Thomas 1. 3. 5. 8. 9. 10. 6. 7. 4. 2.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C25 SOCIETYCommemorating the 70th anniversary of D-DayBERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1. Veteran Bob Miksa and Donna Fiala 2. Robert McDonald and John Trierweiler 3. Robin Kerekes, WWII veteran Everett Short and Donna Short 4. Debi Strand, keynote speaker WWII veteran Peter Thomas and Sean Lux 5. Alen Silver and WWII veteran Tim Timrud 6. Joan Kirby, Bruce Dillman and Kathleen Adams 7. Jessica Tucker, Peter Thomas and Lee Smith 8. Bobbi Tolley, Adrienne Cozette and Nancy Johnston 9. Debi Strand, WWII veteran Naomi Wilson and Deborah Silver 10. Grandparents Ed Morgan and Karen Morgan with Sonnet and Ansel Davis 11. Lesley Frost and Woody Musick 12. Jim Klusendorf and Judy Klusendorf 13. Lynne Strohaver and Robert Strohaver 14. Hodges University American Legion Post 397 veterans Jeff Golik, A.J. Fielding, Elbert Zeigler and Jared Bell 15. Jackie Haley, Kristin Weidner and Kerry Martell with ther father, D-Day veteran Jack Werwage 16. Michele Heuschen, Jean Heuschen and Brigitte van den Hove-Smoth 17. Lavern Norris Gaynor and Judith Coleman 18. Matt Hudson and WWII veteran Nick DeBenedetta 19. Keeth Kipp, Kurt Anderson and John Mitchell 11. 14. 16. 17. 18. 19. 15. 12. 13.

PAGE 78 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 19-25, 2014 239.598.3473. 2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road(corner of Airport & Vanderbilt)Locally owned and operated. Menu items subject to change.PRESENTSWednesday, June 25, 6 p.m.Sugar Cane Skewered Gulf Shrimp ~ Mount Gay Silver Grilled Mahi Mahi ~ Mount Gay Eclipse Seared Pork Tenderloin ~ Mount Gay Black Barrel Bananas Foster ~ Mount Gay XO $50 per person(tax and gratuity not included) Space is limited and reservations are required. Happy Hour: 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. A four-course dinner featuring Mount Gay RumFor many of us, our first taste of wine was a ros, most likely Lancers a syrupy, sweet-as-soda-pop beverage that was typical of this varietal in the 1970s. If you havent tried one since then, you will be surprised, perhaps amazed, at how ross have matured and how well they complement summer meals. Based on sales figures, its clear that word is out and spreading. According to a recent Nielsen report, premium imported ros sales (priced at more than $12) rose 39 percent in 2013, and people were willing to pay more per bottle as well (over all value for this category rose 48 percent, outstripping the sales growth). This makes nine straight years of double-digit growth in the United States. There are two primary reasons ros sales are increasing, says Florian Mathieu, sales manager for Chteau de Manissy Tavel Ros. The first is that ros wines are not as complicated or formal as red wine. The second is that consumers in the U.S. have experience with blush wine (sweet ros), and we used that to create a great education campaign about dry ros wines. Step by step, people came around to the dry styles and have learned to appreciate them, Mr. Mathiew says. Tavel Ros is produced in the southern Rhone appellation in France, across the river from Provence, where ros wine has been produced since 600 B.C. This area is the worlds largest wine region specializing in ros. The drier style of old world ros is becoming so popular that over Fathers Day weekend this year a series of wine-tasting cruises up the Hudson River featuring 85 ros wines sold out. Most of the wines were from Europe, and most of those were from Provence. Ros is neither a blush wine, like white zinfandel, nor a by-product of red wine production. A few years ago, ros was regarded as an illegitimate child, says Florent Marlier, winemaker at Van Duzer Vineyards in Oregon. It was neither white nor red wine, but something in between. I believe that consumers now see ros as serious wine. Mr. Marlier attributes the new popularity of ross to changes in production methods. Quality ros wine, he explains, is made from red grapes but finished like a dry white wine no oak aging, young fresh fruit flavors and nicely balanced acid with moderate alcohol levels. Many ros wines, especially from Europe, are made using the saignee method, in which some pink juice is bled off after limited contact with skins. The main product is a deeper-colored red wine, and the ros is the by-product, he says. Some producers make their ros from declassified, or substandard, fruit that is not suitable for red wine production. Perhaps the primary reason for the resurgence in ros sales, however, is the price. There are many quality ross in the $10 to $15 range. While higher quality whites and reds can easily rise to three digits, you would be hard pressed to find a ros wine for more than $50. Best of all, these wines pair well with food. The sweeter ros wines work well with spicy foods, balancing out the fiery flavors, while drier ross matche well with barbecue and grilled dishes and can serve as a great cool summertime wine for entertaining indoors and out. Wine Picks of the Week: Les Domaniers Ctes de Provence Selection Ott 2013 ($20): Salmon pink in color with a fresh strawberry and citrus nose. This drier style ros is medium bodied with fresh berry flavors. A nice balance between the sugar and acid leads to a crisp finish. Enjoy this with scallops and seafood dishes, or try it with duck topped with a berry sauce. Chteau de Manissy Tavel Ros Cuve des Lys 2012 ($14): A blend of mostly grenache grapes, this organic wine has a rich strawberry color to accompany the bouquet. The palate is cherries and berries. It has good minerality and balance, with spice notes leading to the long, crisp, dry finish. Excellent with a cheese tray or a barbecue dish. Van Duzer Estate Rose 2013 ($18): Produced from 100 percent pinot noir grapes. According to Jerry Greenfield at On the nose, the characteristic new world pinot aroma of strawberries is unmistakable, backed up by raspberry notes. The wine opens up on the palate, paying off the strawberry expectation, with raspberry and perhaps a bit of red grapefruit ... Its not too sweet, which makes it a perfect complement to summer dishes that contain citrus flavors, or light red fruits. VINOFor a change of pace, try refreshing ros wines this summer Ros tasting>> When: 4-6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19 >> Where: Bleu Provence, 1234 Eighth St. S., Naples >> Reservations: 261-8239 Real. Italian. Locally owned and operated. 239.390.318724041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs(south of Coconut Point, across from The Ship) Tue.-Sat. 4:30-10 p.m. Sun. 4:30-9 p.m. Happy Hour Nightly 4:30 -7 p.m.*Plus tax & gratuity. Cannot be combined with other offers. 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MENU IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND/OR AVAILABILITY.EARLY DINING SPECIALMain Course with a House or Caesar Salad and a Glass of Wine $18.95Offered Daily from 5:00-6:45 PM Happy Hour Drink Prices with Your Dinner Daily 5:00-7:00 PM SUMMER SPECIALMain Course with a House or Caesar Salad, Dessert and a Glass of Wine $23.95Offered Daily from 7:00-10:00 PM BAR HAPPY HOURBeer from $2.75 Wine from $4.00 Well Drinks from $5.50 Tapas from $3.50Offered Tuesday-Sunday from 3:30-7:00 PM Offered All NIght Monday with Motown Music LUNCH SPECIALMain Course with Soda, Iced Tea or Coffee $12.95Offered Daily from 11:30 AM-3:30 PM CUISINEFor a taste of home, say hello to Dollys Produce PatchTired of the corporate-produced food and impersonal service of chain restaurants? Had it up to here with hipster independents overcharging for trendy sliders, flatbreads and over-the-top burgers? Its time for a taste of home wholesome, honest food served with smile in a cozy setting that might remind you of grandmas kitchen (unless she lived in a condo on Marco Island). Thats the kind of experience that only a place like Dollys Produce Patch & Eatery in Bonita Springs can deliver. For 18 years, this low-slung box of a building with white lace curtains and Scandinavian tchotchkes has been sustaining locals and tourists with hearty breakfasts and speedy lunches that cost less than $10. Its homemade pies are the stuff of legend, with their soaring meringues and incredibly flaky crusts. If youve never been to this local landmark, now is a good time to say hello, Dollys. If you spend any time in Bonita, youve probably zoomed past the restaurant in the rush of Bonita Beach Road traffic. Slow down between Old 41 and U.S. 41 or you might miss it. Rocking chairs, American flags and potted red hibiscus offer a homespun welcome in front of the building, where you can still buy fresh fruit and vegetables a nod to Dollys origins as a produce market. With the snowbirds gone, theres less competition for seats inside the charming dining room with its dark carpeting, mismatched tables and chairs and coffeepot planters. We had our choice of tables for our weekday lunch visit, but there was a steady flow of diners throughout our meal. Breakfast service, which stops at 10:45 a.m., offers an array of egg combos with home fries, hash browns or grits and toast or biscuit for $4.75 to $6.75. Omelets top out at $8.95 for steak and cheese filling. If youre hankering for biscuits and gravy, you wont be disappointed. Lunchtime brings homemade soups, burgers made with hand-ground beef and hand-shaped patties, sandwiches piled high with deli meat, and salads that start at basic and finish with a surprising grilled chicken Caesar. We sipped iced tea and soda ($1.95 each) while our eager server patiently waited for us to decide what we wanted to eat. If youre in a hurry, they seem ready to accommodate. My companion opted for a soupand-half-sandwich combo. Its normally $6.95, but he chose the Dollys Specialty Sandwich, which was only a 50-cent upgrade. The cup of corn chowder was thick and creamy but not overly rich, suggesting it was made with milk rather than the fattier alternative. Despite flecks of herbs and abundant corn kernels, the chowder was rather plain and lacked the sweetness you expect with a corn soup. A sprinkling of bacon bits, some diced potatoes or more vegetables or seasonings would have perked it up nicely. Served on whole wheat, as requested, the sandwich was spread with mayo and brown mustard and stuffed with layers of thin-sliced roast beef, turkey, ham, Cheddar and provolone all topped with lettuce and tomato. It was a mouthful and, with the soup, was more than enough to fill a hungry man (at least until dessert). All sandwiches include a bag of chips and a pickle, but I decided to upgrade my Bonita cheeseburger ($7.50) with a side order of sweet potato fries ($1.95). The burger clearly was handmade, with its non-uniform shape and thickness. It was cooked medium, as ordered, with a tasty crust from the griddle and hints of pink remaining deep within the inchthick patty. After all the half-pound Black Angus patties with gourmet toppings of smoked gouda, baby arugula and balsamic ketchup Ive eaten in the name of the current burger craze, the Dollys burger offered a welcome retreat to streamlined ingredients and uncomplicated flavors. And those sweet potato fries? Among the best Ive had, in my not-so-humble opinion. I dont like thin straws when it comes to fries (although its a matter of personal taste, of course). These were thick sticks with enough heft to impart deep sweet potato flavor. The interior was perfectly fluffy while the exterior, coated with a light and flaky batter, provided the desired crunch without making an oily mess. (It might seem like a little thing, a side dish unworthy of so much consideration, but its amazing how many restaurants serve limp, skimpy, oily or burnt-tasting sweet potato fries.) Overstuffed with our plentiful sandwiches, we decided to skip dessert and paid our bill. Not really. As if. In fact, we walked over to the cooler where cakes and pies are stored and then to the table where freshly baked pies were cooling. (It would be helpful to have a chalkboard list posted somewhere.) We had to see all of the options before deciding on wedges of coconut meringue and strawberry-rhubarb ($3.95 each). The former was topped with about two inches of cloudlike meringue carefully browned in the oven. The filling was thick, rich with the essence of coconut yet not cloyingly sweet. Thats a considerable feat to pull off. The strawberry-rhubarb was still warm so the filling hadnt quite set, but we didnt care. The pastry crust was buttery and flaky, and the fruit filling performed a pleasing duet of sweetness and tartness. Any visit to Dollys, just like a visit to grandmas, should end with a sweet farewell. Email items to Dollys Produce Patch & Eatery>> Hours: Breakfast, 7 a.m. p.m. Sunday, 6 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Monday-Saturday; lunch, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. >> Reservations: Not accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Under $10 >> Beverages: Soft drinks >> Specialties of the house: Diner favorites, pie >> Volume: Low >> Parking: Attached lot >> Website: On FacebookRatings: Food: 1/2 Service: Atmosphere: 9930 Bonita Beach Road S.E., Bonita Springs; 992-8939SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor drew DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe coconut pie is generously topped with meringue. Dollys is justifiably famous for its pies.


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