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PAGE 1 INSIDE PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VI, No. 39 FREE WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A15 HEALTHY LIVING A20 CLUB NOTES A21 PETS A22 BUSINESS MEETINGS B3 NETWORKING B4, 6 OPEN HOUSE MAP B18 FILM REVIEW C11 ANTIQUES C16-17 SOCIETY C19-21 CUISINE NEWS C23 Tim McGrawIn control on the Sundown Heaven Town tour. C1 Something on the sideColumnist Cheryl Turner reflects on the importance of having a hobby. A6 Saluting the FourthParade, fireworks make for an All-American celebration. C20-21 Hot on the jobThese workers are up to the challenge as the mercury rises. B1 BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ w w w w w w w w w w ww ww ww w ww ww w w w .F F lo lo W EEK OF JULY 10-16 20 14 4 A political outsider works hard to stay inside the governors officeVANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY GOVERNORS RACE ON NOV. 4. FLORIDA VOTERS WILL DECIDE THERICK SCOTT, GOVERNOR OF THE NATIONS third-largest state and a man whose personal wealth now approaches $100 million, is a ladys man. Or more accurately, hes a four-ladies man, only. His personality, his politics and his behavior are shaped in large part by his late mother, Esther; his wife, Ann; and his two daughters, both now wives and mothers themselves: Allison, 31, who lives in Naples where the governor and first lady maintain a Gordon Drive mansion on the beach; and 29-year-old Jordan, a San Francisco resident. From all accounts SCOTT SEE SCOTT, A8 RICKBY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ T i m M c G r a w Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuarys famed Super Ghost orchid is in bloom, with multiple buds promising an even more lavish display of flowers on this rare orchid species. The Super Ghost is high on an ancient bald cypress tree three-quarters of a mile out on the Corkscrew boardwalk. Area biologists have nicknamed this specimen the Super Ghost because of its size and multiplicity of blooms. Ghost orchids typically have between one and three blossoms per year, if they bloom at all.Ghost orchids in bloom at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________SEE ORCHID, A16 RJ WILEY / COURTESY PHOTOThis photo of Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuarys famed Super Ghost orchid was taken July 2. GOV. RICK SCOTT

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 8 Facts About Your Foot & Ankle DR. FAHIM DPM, AACFAS DR. LAM** FACFAS, DABLES, DABPS DR. TIMM* FACFAS, DABLES, DABPS** Now accepting new patients. (239) Common Foot ProblemsRSVP 239-465-6623 2 3 5 6 8 COMMENTARYCapt. Robert Scotts last letterIn the century or so since British Navy Capt. Robert Falcon Scott ran out of juice on his return from the South Pole and wrote his final letters home while freezing to death in his tent, plenty has been made of him. Not by Floridians, of course, since the last time they had to face a lot of ice was about 10,000 years ago. Floridians are Percy Fawcett people they can understand wandering into the swamp and never coming out again, as that intrepid British Army officer and archaeologist did in the Amazon in 1925. He vanished without a trace while searching for a lost city. But Capt. Scott captured the fancy of much of the rest of the English-speaking world, where he was acclaimed as a hero among heroes for at least half a century. Some biographers suggested later that his poor decisions likely led to the deaths of his men. But more recently Capt. Scott has been celebrated once again for his courage and grace. Circumstance and misfortune defeated him, not arrogance and stupidity, biographers concluded. We took risks, we knew we took them; things have come out against us, and therefore we have no cause for complaint, but bow to the will of Providence, determined still to do our best to the last, he wrote in one near-end letter. That debate about him, however, is not what strikes me as important. Leaders will inevitably err in leading, their advisers will inevitably err in advising, and that doesnt matter-if. It doesnt matter if those leaders behave not just with as much intelligence and force of will as they can muster to complete the mission, but with courage, conviction and compassion toward the individuals in their commands or their communities and I consider communities to be synonymous with countries, with corporations, with states or counties or towns, with military units or road construction crews or any others who are single-mindedly enterprising. In the case of Capt. Scott, a Royal Navy officer willing to take arduous risks to advance his career at a prewar moment when promotions were infrequent, hed been into the ice before, with absolutely no experience of it. Hed made mistakes but survived them, and learned from them. On his extraordinary second journey, he made other errors: He set out with horses that were unfit (he had to shoot them, but he failed to eat them), dogs that turned back and motorized vehicles that didnt make it. Still, he and his men reached the pole on Jan. 16, 1912, only to discover that Roald Amundsen had been there five weeks earlier. Deeply discouraged, they began the trek homeward. They walked 800 miles, drawing to within 11 miles of a food depot, before finally succumbing to starvation, frostbite and the extreme cold. Some of them had died on the way, and with peerless grace. On March 15, 1912 exactly two weeks before Capt. Scott likely drew his last breath, on March 29 Capt. Lawrence Oates walked out of camp alone, disappearing forever into the white emptiness so he wouldnt hamper the expedition. But first he told his companions that he was going for a little walk, adding casually, I may be some time. Eight months after they died, the bodies of Scott and his men were located and buried under a snow cairn marked by a single wooden cross. Historians have drawn at least one uncontested conclusion from his final adventure: Capt. Scott would very likely have survived if he had not slowed down to care for the men who fell ill. But the captain had decided that his team would make it together, or not at all. Everything we should learn from that Victorian world and his act lies embodied in that thinking. Are our leaders looking out for the least of us? For the weakest, the slowest, the oldest, the youngest? Are they bringing up the ill or the struggling among us, as they seek to build our own prosperity and health, and to challenge all of us? If they arent, we should seek new leaders. Because we will not succeed piecemeal; we will only succeed together. Here is Capt. Scotts last letter to his commanding officer, Admiral Sir Francis Bridgeman: My dear Sir Francis, I fear we have shipped up a close shave. I am writing a few letters which I hope will be delivered some day. I want to thank you for the friendship you gave me of late years, and to tell you how extraordinarily pleasant I found it to serve under you. I want to tell you I was not too old for this job. It was the younger men that went under first. Finally, I want you to secure a competence for my widow and boy. I leave them very ill provided for, but feel the country ought not to neglect them. After all we are setting a good example to our countrymen, if not by getting into a tight place, by facing it like men when we were there. We could have come back through had we neglected the sick. Goodbye and goodbye to dear Lady Bridgeman. Yours ever, R Scott Excuse writing, it is minus 40, and has been for nigh a month. f P o n i L roger


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PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsKaren Feldman Artis Henderson Don Manley Jim McCracken Athena Ponushis Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Tim Gibbons Bernadette La Paglia Marla Ottenstein Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Nick Donato Daniel Haire Paul Heinrich Natalie Zellers Circulation ManagerCameo Hinman chinman@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryan Cori Higgins Aron Hubers Mary Watts Sales and Marketing AssistantCarolyn AhoBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2013 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state GUEST OPINIONThank you for your awesome serviceAwesome is the most grating, annoying, overused and trivialized word currently circulating in the English language. Once reserved for things that were, well, truly awesome, the word has become a catchall for practically everything. I just discovered a new brand of toilet paper. Awesome! Theres a cat video on YouTube. Awesome! Heather will be in the third grade next year. Awesome! I once attempted to count the number of times that I heard the word used in a single day. I quit shortly after noon, and the tally stood at 44. As noxious as awesome has become, there is a colloquialism that has the potential to become equally as maddening. Thank you for your service (TYFYS) is now the obligatory response when you find yourself in the presence of anyone who has served in the armed forces. TYFYS is especially favored by unctuous television news anchors and pandering politicians, who employ it with scandalous ease. Lets be clear on one point. There is nothing inherently wrong with TYFYS when directed toward someone who has served heroically, honorably or competently. But not everyone who has donned a uniform meets those requirements. And we all too often dont know the military record of those we thank. That devalues the currency of TYFYS. During the 2008 presidential race, John McCain (who deserves an enthusiastic TYFYS if anyone does) held a town-hall meeting. A member of the audience stood to ask a question. He announced, apropos of nothing, that he was a veteran. After that pronouncement, he launched into a bigoted, incoherent tirade that stopped just short of applying the N word to Barack Obama. Sen. McCain chastised the man for his venomous outburst but not before giving the cretin a solemn TYFYS. What started me thinking seriously about the willy-nilly use of TYFYS was an encounter I had recently with a high school classmate named Jimmy, who I had not seen since we graduated in 1967. He told me that sometime after high school, he had been drafted. Amazingly, he was sent to Germany, not Vietnam. His entire military experience, he said, consisted of stamping requisition forms for a couple of hours a day. The rest of the time was spent in beer gardens or in the apartments of sumptuous frauleins, where group sex, hallucinogenic mushrooms and copious amounts of marijuana helped to ease the burden of defending America. Jimmy said his health began to fail in his 40s, and he estimated that over the years he had received hundreds of thousands of dollars of taxpayer-funded medical treatment from the muchmaligned VA system. Gosh, Jimmy, TYFYS. No one will ever thank me for my service because I never served. A high draft lottery number saw to that.As with George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Bill Clinton, I did not want to go to Vietnam. I was not ashamed to say that then, and I am not ashamed to say that now.Just before the draft lottery numbers were announced, my dad told me: If this were World War II, Id proudly drive you down to the recruitment center. But Vietnam is a different story. Its a phony, made-up conflict. If you have to go, you go and do your best. But lets just pray that isnt the case. This came from a man who distinguished himself in India and Burma during WWII and who retired from the Army Reserves as a full colonel. Several of my friends went to Vietnam. Some came back broken, physically and mentally. At least one didnt come back at all. None of them understood why they were fighting and none supported the war. But they went anyway. Those are the sorts of people who truly deserve a TYFYS. I sometimes feel a twinge of guilt when I think about those who suffered so grievously as a result of their service. Why was I the beneficiary of a crazy spin of Fortunas Wheel that kept me from possibly being thrown into the maw of Vietnam and they were not? The guilt pangs are fleeting, however. The shame that was Vietnam rests not with me but with the likes of Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, Gen. William Westmoreland, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger. So, I didnt serve, thereby ensuring I will never hear TYFYS. And for me that is just fine. No, it is more than fine. It is awesome. Bill Cornwell is an award-winning journalist who has written for the St. Petersburg Times and Florida Weekly.The war on womenIt has long been suspected that the Supreme Court hates women, although it took the courts 5-4 decision in the Hobby Lobby case to fully reveal its blatant misogyny. The court held that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act forbids the administration from forcing Hobby Lobby an arts-and-crafts chain owned by evangelical Christians to cover contraceptives that its owners object to on religious grounds (specifically, four drugs that it believes act as abortifacients). If you dont see the anti-women agenda at work in this decision, you arent as discerning as the hysterics on the left who point out, accusingly, that the five justices in the majority are all men. QED. Sen. Harry Reid, displaying his unfailing instinct for the inane, tweeted, Its time that five men on the Supreme Court stop deciding what happens to women. The majority leader seems to believe that the court was deliberating in the case of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., et al. v. The Fate of Womens Freedom in the United States. The ruling was quite limited. It didnt strike down the contraception mandate, which represents a sweeping extension of government power. The decision only says that the mandate cant apply to Hobby Lobby and other closely held corporations that oppose it on religious grounds. Of course, Hobby Lobby doesnt have the power to deny its employees the drugs it finds objectionable, nor does it claim such a power. Women who work for the company can buy them on their own. For that matter, Hobby Lobby doesnt claim the right to stop them from having abortions. The women who work for Hobby Lobby have exactly as much choice now as they did prior to the decision. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, passed by Congress in the 1990s with large bipartisan majorities, created a broad protection for religious liberty. It says that government cant create a substantial burden on someones exercise of religion unless it is using the least restrictive means of furthering a compelling government interest. The court held that there are less restrictive means for the government to get women the drugs in question. The left cant get its head around the idea that the law or the Constitution sometimes limits the means whereby it seeks to achieve its ends. The left doesnt really do law. It often doesnt even do reasoning. It does bullying and demagoguery. In the argument over Hobby Lobby, it has brought the logic of the war on women its shameless smear job to the Supreme Court. There are numerous lawful ways around the Hobby Lobby decision. If it wants to get at the root of the matter, Congress can carve out an exception from the Religious Freedom Restoration Act for the contraception mandate, or repeal the act in its entirety. Surely, if liberal lions like Ted Kennedy and Bill Clinton had foreseen how the act would eventually get in the way of the lefts coercive cultural agenda, they never would have supported it. But finding a way to eviscerate or kill the act is for another day. For now, inveighing against the sexist Supreme Court is the priority. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. OPINION b i e t s w rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly t o c J s t bill CORNWELLSpecial to Florida Weekly

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PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 the observations of people who have known him and reporters who have covered him hes completely devoted to those four women, although he has proven reticent to talk at length about his personal life, or about them, in the past. Especially in public, where he is sometimes seemingly awkward and stiff. Gov. Scotts deep conservatism his desire to conduct politics like business and to stick with what he knows in women or in life is both political and temperamental, a truth Florida Weekly discovered after talking to the Scotts in separate interviews. Here, we offer readers a glimpse of the life and the personality he has shaped. Well before he won the governors race in 2010, the governors apparent discomfort while campaigning was widely noted. His style in those days seemed to suggest that he didnt enjoy talking about much of anything, except jobs and deregulation. Nobody in or out of Tallahassee, where politics is an insiders game and progress depends on alliances, had ever seen anything quite like the governor, who often seemed to operate by dictation rather than conversation, as if he were running a business. And they still havent. What we see in Rick Scott is not only someone totally different from previous governors, but someone who breaks the mold, says Peter Bergerson, a professor of public policy at Florida Gulf Coast University. Past governors, regardless of their party affiliation, have given us a sense that we knew them. And they had a campaign and personal style that was welcoming and warm. They tended to be more gregarious. This was true of some more than others, but they all had it. Well, thats just not Rick Scotts style. His talent is not the ability to mesmerize rooms full of people, or to dazzle crowds with powerful speeches about policy or witty anecdotes about the family Scott. On the contrary, his charm becomes evident in one-on-one conversations. Hes soft spoken but to the point. Hes probably not the kind of guy you sit down and have a beer with. And he thinks for himself. With his positions on core curriculum and teachers salaries, he bucked the (Republican) party there, says Dr. James DeGerome, a retired gastroenterologist in Palm Beach County. The governor charmed Dr. DeGerome by agreeing to endorse his 2011 book, The Cure for the American Healthcare Malady: Socialized Medicine, The Apple in the Garden of Eden. When Bob Rubin met him at a Hanukkah party in Tallahassee, he seemed like someone who didnt care what you were (in status or title), recalls Mr. Rubin, a financial consultant in Palm Beach County. He only cared about what you are as a person. Hes an obvious friend of Israel, which appeals to me, and I like his stand on tuition Im a trustee at Florida Atlantic University. The charm was working. Once it works, it doesnt rub off. But it works best one-on-one. He cant line up a room, he cant work it the way a Charlie Crist or a Jeb Bush would, but a person who meets Rick Scott comes away impressed, says Steve Bousquet, a political and investigative reporter who has covered every governor since Bob Graham, first for the Miami Herald, and now for the Tampa Bay Times. When his mother died in November 2012, it was a sad moment for him, recalls Mr. Bousquet, who knew her and chatted with her on occasion. She was a wonderful person. But as soon as she passed away, he seemed a little more at ease talking about his childhood. The Rev. Kirt Anderson, pastor of the Naples Community Church that the Scotts helped found in 2006, three years after arriving in Florida, describes the governor as an engagingly warm and humble person, on a personal basis. I think hes good at compartmentalizing his life. When hes about business, hes about business. But hes always about Ann, Rev. Anderson adds. The two together theyre fun. But he absolutely defers to her. Part of the reason I acknowledge Ricks humility is because of how he is with his sweet wife. The governors version of all this is simple, as if he had little to do with it. Ive been blessed, he says, using an oft-repeated refrain that the couple shares to describe their 42-year marriage, and life. Blessed in my parents, my wife and my children. And now in my (three) grandchildren.Good choicesHe brought that blessing on himself when he was 18, arguably, by picking a woman just like the woman dear old dad picked: tough-minded, hard working, smart and devoted to him. Equally important, as it turned out, Mrs. Scott is also someone who could handle the home front alone for long stretches of time while he worked and traveled, becoming the primary disciplinarian and caretaker of the children. Being deeply devoted to the women in his life did not mean he intended to spend a lot of time with them. Long uncomfortable with public speaking and public appearances, Mrs. Scott is now emerging to stand, if not behind her man, then certainly by him, as singer Tammy Wynette once advocated. (Floridas first lady is said to favor country music.) I was terrified of public speaking coming into this, she admits, recalling the run-up to the 2010 election. I would never ever keep him from doing anything he wants to do, but when he told me, I said, Sweetie, Im behind you 100 percent, but please dont make me give ANY public speeches. She pauses just a tick, before adding a one-word, roll-your-eyes summary of that plea: Riiight. Like that was going to happen. Now, she has once again performed a wingman role. The governors mother also performed that role when she agreed to make a television ad for him during his first campaign, appearing SCOTTFrom page 1 VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYGov. Rick Scott addresses a crowd of veterans at the National Guard Armory in Fort Myers. Gov. Rick Scott hands out medals to veterans days before the Fourth of July holiday. What we see in Rick Scott is not only someone totally different from previous governors, but someone who breaks the mold. Peter Bergerson, a professor of public policy at Florida Gulf Coast UniversityANDERSON DEGEROME


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 NEWS A9 on-screen to call him a good boy. At the time, Esther Scott was defending Gov. Scotts integrity. His political opponents questioned both his ethics and his leadership of the giant healthcare corporation, Columbia/HCA, between 1987 and 1997. Either he knew that malfeasance had occurred and should have been prosecuted, or he didnt, which suggests that he was foolish and out of touch with the company he founded and led, critics said. Ultimately, Columbia/HCA was fined and paid as much as $2 billion for Medicare fraud in those years, and Gov. Scott, who famously took the Fifth Amendment and refused to talk about it, was charged with no crime. Friends such as Rev. Anderson and reporters, including Steve Bousquet, were told that he wanted to fight the charges, but the Columbia board opted to settle and pushed him to leave the company, they said. Gov. Scott took a huge retirement package, a golden parachute that included almost $10 million in cash and $350 million in stocks, and went on to a career as a venture capitalist and investor. Now, as his second-term election draws near, the first lady has more prominently entered the public eye, like his mother once did but in this case becoming a warm and articulate advocate for the welfare of children and for literacy, both safe bets that allow her to shine. With her blond hair pulled back, her welcoming smile and straightforward speech laced with just a hint of the Texas twang she grew up with, Mrs. Scott presents a warmhearted and more tender side of the Scott personality that will very likely help her husband Nov. 4, the pundits say. That day, he will discover whether he can become the fifth of 45 Florida governors to serve two terms, or whether the doors will close for him in Tallahassee and history will march on without him the governors mansion. He hates to lose so much, family members and friends have observed, that, I would be concerned for him pastorally, if he does, Rev. Anderson says.How it all startedThe second of five children, Gov. Scott came from a family that was famously working class, and at times poor. But his parents hustled, nonetheless. My dad was an over-the-road truck driver, so when he worked, hed be gone for weeks at a time, Gov. Scott recalls. Born in Illinois the year Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected president, in 1952, he always refers to his adoptive father, Orba Scott, as his dad, only taking the time if necessary to explain that he never knew his biological father. His mother described his father as an abusive alcoholic and divorced him about the time her son, Rick, was born. Mr. Scott a combat veteran of World War II and D-Day who served in the 82nd Airborne Division and therefore might have been expected to be tough was not the principle disciplinarian in the house. It was my mother, the governor says. She was very strict, very rule oriented. It was basically her way or the highway that was the only way she knew how to raise five kids. She had high expectations for us. He has told the story many times: His mother drove him to succeed, both personally and in school. His dad, meanwhile a man who stood about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighed about 230 pounds, he says had only a sixth-grade education. He was just a good guy, a wonderful person, one of the most appreciative people Ive ever known, the governor recalls. Mr. Scott, who died in 2006, was also unemployed sometimes in his sons schoolboy years, which was why the familys car was repossessed and they lived in public housing at one point. His mother worked steadily right through it all, the governor says, clerking for years at JCPenney. All of which, somehow, created an extraordinary alchemy of success for the second son. (Staff members for both the governor and Mrs. Scott did not respond to queries about the governors siblings.) Hes driven to success. He has, ideologically, a Horatio Alger temperament, Professor Bergerson says. Hes a personification of the idealized American dream. He came from nowhere. He did it himself. I think thats a strain that has currency in the political arena today.Right full rudder into marriageIn 1972, when the governor was earning $149.10 per month as a seamans apprentice in the United States Navy (pay grade E-2), he married Annette (Ann) Holland, an Alabaman by birth and a Texan by upbringing whose family had moved north to Kansas City, Mo., where the Scott family had arrived a few years earlier. Hed met her in the library at North Kansas City High School, home of the Hornets, and before long asked her to the senior prom. The couple never looked back, returning to Kansas City after his discharge from active duty to buy first one and then a second Flavor Maid Donut shop. They turned those struggling businesses around in part by delivering large quantities of the product to area patrons. While his mother managed the doughnut business, her son worked his way through the University of Missouri at Kansas City, earning a business administration degree. Its possible that he understood Ann and recognized what she would be from the start, unlike most young men dazzled by their first serious girlfriends. Her father, like the governors parents, was a product of the Great Depression who had been so poor, Mrs. Scott recalled last week, that he had to wear his sisters dresses. And like the governors father, her father was also a combat veteran of World War II who fought in the Pacific, she says. Although her parents were more comfortable than his her father had become a regional manager for Sunshine Biscuits, a Nabisco competitor in those days the lesson and the imperative in her family (where two of her brothers later undertook military service), was simple, she notes: Dont. Waste. Anything. And work hard while youre not wasting it. Which happened to be the lesson that came locked and loaded in the Scott family, too along with a few others, imparted primarily by his mother. Go to church a lot. Become an Eagle Scout (he did). Do well in school, the governor remembers his mother insisting. And if you want any money, we dont have any here, so go get a job, she told us.Looking back, pushing forwardThe Scotts are so fond of remembering where it all started, apparently, that they provide scholarships as part of the charitable work they do not only to her college and his law school alma mater, Southern Methodist University, but to North Kansas City High School, according to the governors online biography. Officials at the high school said last week that those scholarships, about $200 a year for four years to each annual winner, ended in 2008. Asked what advice they have for very young people considering marriage, the Scotts offer slightly different answers. I think the big thing is, you have to make a real big commitment to whoever you marry, the governor says. When youre young you havent had as many experiences, so you have to learn how to problem-solve. And you have to unconditionally love your spouse. I was fortunate in that I married a wonderful person. Mrs. Scotts answer is more direct. Dont get married at 19 or 20 if you can at all help it. Just dont do it if at all possible. Finish your school, get started in your career. And enjoy your time together as a couple, before you have children. Do the same after you have children, as well, she adds. Dont forget yourself as a couple. It was very important to me to do that the kids are going to be grown before you know it, and its just going to be the two of you again. Its good and healthy for kids to see their parents spending time together. So I had a date night one night a week. I insisted on it. I had to have adult conversation, and not be interrupted when I was talking.The working, working lifeLike his truck-driving dad, for many years Gov. Scott was not home a lot. But unlike his dad, perhaps, he was home regularly. During his 30s and early 40s, hed finally emerged from law school at SMU and then from his several-year career at a big Dallas law firm, Johnson & Swanson. There, hed worked 6 hours a day, seven days a week, Mrs. Scott recalls. But instead of slowing the pace down just a bit at his company, Columbia/HCA, he shifted into a higher gear, often convening staff meetings at 6 a.m. on Mondays. That would have been impossible without Ann, who had worked full-time as a legal secretary to help put him through law school, and then later secured a job on campus as she earned her own undergraduate degree at SMU. Shed become a tax accountant before stepping fully into her role as a mother. Following those pre-dawn Monday meetings, hed fly out for the rest of the week to visit the companys satellite locations, which included 365 hospitals and 285,000 employees at its peak, in 37 states. Then hed fly home on Friday night. His daughter, Allison, meanwhile, played soccer for 10 years. During that time, the governor almost always got home at the end of the week to serve as an assistant coach of her team, standing on the sidelines for the weekend games. Mrs. Scott was the team mother. It was teamwork, she explains, describing the familys child-rearing days. It always worked. It was a partnership. My parents were great role models for me, in that I always saw them as a team, too. If one administered discipline, the other one backed her up. There was also set-aside time for fun, and even for personal development. The family took ski vacations together, and both Scotts took flying lessons, with the governor becoming a licensed pilot and Mrs. Scott learning the controls only so that if something happened and I had to fly, I could, she says. I think my favorite movie is Top Gun it might be my husbands favorite movie, too, she adds. That Tom Cruise action picture portrays a cocky Navy fighter pilot who goes to Top Gun school, wins the love of his teacher, suffers a loss of confidence after crashing his jet and killing his best friend and co-pilot, then overcomes it to shoot down enemy planes on the attack, saving everybody. The movie came out in 1986, the year before the governor and his partner, Richard Rainwater, a Texas investor, top-gunned it into the world of privatefor-profit health care giants by forming what became the nations biggest, Columbia/HCA. But back in the daily grind, and in the Scott household in any household, the governor says its partly who you are, and partly who your wife is. I like to let people know what the rules are. I told my daughters what the expectations were, and the consequences, and they could make their own choices. They had jobs when they were growing up, they knew what that was like. So I guess I was more like my mom in raising them.SEE SCOTT, A10 COURTESY PHOTOSRick Scott during his time in the U.S. Navy, above, and Ann and Rick Scott on their wedding day, at left. a i c r T m h p h s s l T d S d C h m s w t s j o r li n g s. ) Hes d riv en be sh in im he se W w l in f R i c an

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The joy of work has not abated with time, apparently.Picking up the race paceOn a recent Monday, Gov. Scott, now 61, arose at 4:30 a.m., worked out for more than half-an-hour on a rowing machine and some other equipment, greeted Mrs. Scott (who spends an hour with a trainer early each morning burning not time but calories, she says she aims to shed 400 a workout) and then headed off to the airport. From there, he would fly out to several cities, first to greet police chiefs in Boca Raton, and then to present the Governors Service Medal award to veterans elsewhere, shaking hands all over the state with men and women who had once served. Mrs. Scott planned to meet up with him the next night, she said, where she would continue traveling with him to meet and medal veterans. In the normal course of his Tallahassee day, he says, Gov. Scott will be in his office making telephone calls to the heads of his state agencies by 7 a.m. I ask them how things are going, and I try to keep up with whats happening in all the agencies, he explains. He also shakes hands all the time, sometimes hundreds of times a day, if not more. In the mid-morning if other work allows, Ill start calling on businesses about, Why dont you expand in Florida? Many have, including companies from Europe and Brazil, according to news reports, while Floridas unemployment rate now hovers at close to 6 percent, only slightly below the national average of 6.3 percent reported last week. Then later in the day, like King Solomon, he meets people who ask for his help. They say, Ive got a problem, and I say, Heres what the state can do for you, if we can. But a recent Monday was a little different. It was just five days before Independence Day, and only 127 days before what may be the most important gubernatorial election Florida has seen in many years. After all, in the history of the 21st century, the candidate Florida picks in a presidential election wins. A governor can significantly influence that choice, and the 2016 election now lies on the near horizon. In addition, the politics this time around the governors probusiness, lets get to work message, along with his struggling poll numbers that have only recently come neck and neck with former governor and Democratic challenger Charlie Crists require that he go on the stump, old style. But now he has a little more to stump with. Hes buffed up his message with a recent buffet of environmental and educational packages that will please many in the state. His recordsetting $77.1 billion budget approved in May includes monies for the arts, and for many other long-neglected interests once viewed by the governor as unnecessary icing on the cake. In a state with so many retirees and so many veterans, that brings the governor to the headquarters of Battery B, Third Battalion Air Defense Regiment in Fort Myers on a steamy Monday afternoon. The 6-foot-1 leader of the free Florida world is thanking veterans for their service by draping a medal around the necks of each. After a seemingly hasty speech that recalls his uncomfortable early days politicking, he thanks the large crowd quickly for the freedoms theyve protected: Freedom of religion, he announces with a sudden smile, unable to cite another before moving on. Then he steps out on the floor to meet one veteran after another. He looks each in the eye, smiles, shakes hands, asks a question or two and confers the medal. Gov. Scotts feet disappear into black patent-leather cowboy boots, custommade by the same Texas boot maker, Rocky Carroll, who supplies boots to Texas Gov. Rick Perry, George W. Bush (with whom Gov. Scott co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team at one point in the 1990s), Sen. Ted Cruz and others. The boots go unnoticed by many, but they add an inch or more of height to the rail-thin frame he has carried since his Navy days. It rides upward through a dark suit, white shirt and red tie, into a long neck and a blue-eyed, aquiline face. That face is crowned by a gleaming dome with sidewalls of hair as closely cropped as a recruits. In his 2010 campaign, reporters learned that he bought his ties at Walmart, which helped earn him the reputation of being miserly. But thats not accurate, because the boots are beautiful. And no doubt costly. He has several pairs, says his wife. On one, theres a hand-tooled 5, because the governor is 45th in the long succession of men who started with Andrew Jackson in the governors office (Jackson was a military governor, unlike the rest). On another pair, the words Viva la Florida appear the celebratory phrase that borrows even the language of the original European invaders. They arrived 501 years ago on the spear-head of new world development in the form of one Ponce De Leon. He was an outsider, too, like the governor. On 146 occasions, at least, and over the course of about 60 minutes, those boots step forward as that face breaks into a dazzling, whitetoothed smile. Thats the image of Scott, with his haircut, the way he dresses, the way he talks its a fundamentalist presentation, says Professor Bergerson. If you watched him on TV and didnt have the sound on, youd wonder whether this guy was an evangelical, or what denomination he was. Nobody else in the hall offers even a hint of a fundamentalist presentation, but all of them seem to appreciate it. The governor is greeting each veteran who has walked, shuffled, stumbled, staggered or limped forward, some with family members, and then waded past a reception line of various Republican leaders, all smiling beneficently and shaking hands as well. Theres state Rep. Dane Eagle from Cape Coral, and state Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto from Fort Myers, whos running to keep her seat after her failed bid against Curt Clawson to reach the U.S. House of Representatives. There are others. Gov. Scott is not watching them. Hes watching each veteran, carefully, one outsider greeting other outsiders. Its a revealing moment. Because hes an outsider, hes had limited political connections to people around the state, observes Mr. Bousquet. Hes had to build that little by little. Since 2012, when Gov. Scotts popularity hit an unprecedented low, he has worked hard at it, and in some ways he has worked hard to change himself, Mr. Bousquet concludes. Meanwhile, hes running up votes, one hot-afternoon handshake after another, with the clock ticking down. VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYGov. Rick Scotts Naples home, above, and wife Ann, at right. go o v t h fa t o h w i B COURTESY PHOTO


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To sign up or for more information, call Jim Goodall at 370-3470 or the Lely Resort pro shop at 798-6770. Sponsors and volunteers can still sign up as well. Naples Cyclery and T2 Multisport present junior triathlons on Saturdays, July 12 and Aug. 16, at North Collier Regional Park. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. both days and the racing starts at 8 a.m. Registration is $17. Participants will run, bike and then swim (in the Lazy River at Sun-n-Fun Lagoon). Ages 7-10 run .4 miles, pedal 1.7 miles and swim 300 yards; ages 11-13 run .8 miles, bike 3.4 miles and swim 300 yards. No child will be turned away. If the entry fee is an issue or if a child does not have a bicycle to use, contact Naples Cyclery at 566-0600 or email race director Steven Gust at The Franklin Templeton Shootout summer series of golf tournaments continues on the following Saturdays: 9 a.m. July 12, The Colony; 9 a.m. Aug. 16, Raptor Bay; 9 a.m. Sept. 27, Hammock Bay; and 1 p.m. Oct. 18, Tiburon. Each tournament features each team playing six holes of modified alternate shot, six holes of better ball and six holes of scramble, in a format modeled after the PGA Tours Franklin Templeton Shootout, which is played in December at Tiburon Golf Club. Points are awarded after each event. The entry fee is $59 per player, per event. A portion of entry fees will benefit CureSearch for Childrens Cancer, which funds the Childrens Oncology Group. Each participant receives a $20 gift card and a 45-minute practice certificate at the PGA Tour Superstore in Naples. New this year is a ladies division presented by Chicos. For registration or more information, call 254-9770 or visit The Collier Building Industry Association hosts its summer golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 1, at Tiburon Golf Club. The shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m., and the game will be followed by lunch and an awards ceremony. Raffle prizes are being solicited, and sponsorship opportunities are available. 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Activities include hiking, sailing, water skiing, tubing, mountain biking, rope courses, soccer, lacrosse and archery. We are very fortunate to be able to send some of our members to Kingsley Pines each summer, says Paul Schultz, vice president of operations for the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for them he says, adding many club members, have never been on an airplane. The life lessons and experiences they receive at the camp are priceless. The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County annually serves 3,000 of the most at-risk children and teens in Collier County. The club provides a safe, positive place where local youth are encouraged to pursue academic success and to build strong character, good citizenship and healthy lifestyles. For more information about club programs or to arrange a tour, call 3251700 or visit For her third annual Veter ans Da y project, Marco Island artist Malenda Trick will paint historical images of soldiers at war on an 18-foot-long, double-sided canvas wall at the Marco Island Historical Museum. The public is invited to watch as Ms. Trick commences her work at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 15. Refreshments will be served. Ms. Trick will continue painting from noon to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday until the work is complete. Spectators will be welcome. The artists two previous Veterans Day projects involved the painting of 35 individual portraits of veterans locally and in Sarasota. On the canvas at the Marco museum, she will paint images of Florida soldiers in battle on one side and her impressions of actual images captured during wartimes on the other side. The finished product will be an impressionistic rendering of America at war. The public is invited to participate in the effort by submitting action photos to be considered for inclusion on the canvas. Individuals can also become sponsors of the project by donating $25; in return, they will be invited to sign their name (if a soldier) or their soldiers name on the memorial. Funds raised will benefit various charities that serve veterans. For more information, contact project director Kat Nimtz Rinaldo by calling (201) 960-0203 or emailing mermaid. The Golden Gate Candidate Forum tak es plac e from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at the Golden Gate Community Center. All candidates for public office have been invited to respond to written questions from the audience. The evening will be moderated by Rick Borman of The Rick Borman Show on 98.9-FM and is hosted by the Golden Gate Area Civic Association, the Golden Gate Estates Area Civic Association and the NAACP of Collier County. 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TIF programs put 87 graduates on paths to success SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYFriends, family members, school officials, board members, mentors, volunteers and staff from The Immokalee Foundation gathered at Ave Maria University recently to celebrate the achievements of 87 graduates of TIF programs. The 62 high-school students, 13 college students and 12 vocational students were proud graduates of Take Stock In Children, Career Development and Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Immokalee Readers and College Success. Joe Zednik, chairman of the TIF board of directors, welcomed the crowd and praised the students. Tonight, you are also graduating from the TIF programs that have helped guide you toward this day, he said. The Immokalee Foundation, your families, teachers and mentors have taken great pride in helping you succeed and we applaud you for your amazing accomplishments. The accomplishments were indeed many, as 48 of the high-school students are enrolled in a college or university; five are attending a post-secondary vocational-training program at iTECH in Immokalee; and one is entering the military. Among those headed to college is Bernardino Valez, who entertained the crowd with a performance of an original rap song he titled Graduation. With plans to major in performing arts at Florida SouthWestern State College, he is grateful to TIF for the opportunity to move forward in his academic career. TIF helped me to improve my math and reading skills. After-school tutoring helped a lot; it made studying enjoyable and really helped with my ACT, the proud graduate said. Mr. Valezs fellow graduates concurred. Alvaro Soto Jr. said after-school tutoring provided by TIF was instrumental in helping him keep his grades up. They helped me keep on task, he noted. For him, the next step is iTECHs Heavy Equipment Mechanics program, a stateof-the-art curriculum whose graduates are prepared to enter a field in high demand. The program includes instruction for diesel-engine technician, diesel-engine mechanic/technician helper, diesel-drivetrain technician and more. It can be difficult to find a job in Immokalee, HEM instructor Bob Moore said. With the help of TIF, he said, HEM graduates have obtained positions throughout the state of Florida and also in Ocean City, Md.; Atlanta; and Raleigh, N.C. Sisters Gabriela and Elizabeth Hernandez were both celebrating. Gabriela graduated from Immokalee High School and Elizabeth graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelors degree in elementary education. They each have big plans for the future: Gabriela, who wants to be a pastry chef, is attending iTECH, and Elizabeth is returning to Immokalee to teach at Eden Park Elementary School. Im very proud that I was accepted into the TIF program, Elizabeth Hernandez said. They helped me meet people, provided great advice and assisted with obtaining scholarships. Abel Jaimes, Immokalee High Schools principal, was the evenings keynote speaker. He grew up in Immokalee so he understands the struggles of many who were in the room that evening. He recognized outsiders who have come into the community and gone above and beyond, such as Linda Ayers, an educator and TIF mentor, and former principal Florence Jelks, both of whom were in attendance. Ms. Ayers said she was very proud of the kids accomplishments. To see their growth and the possibility of what lies ahead is wonderful. Mr. Jaimes also acknowledged his parents for the positive impact they had on his life and emphasized the importance of students having a strong foundation from which to grow and learn. He advised the evenings graduates to, Use your experiences and cultural values and dont be afraid to venture into the unknown. In his welcome speech, Mr. Zednik reminded graduates of TIFs goals. We are committed to providing academic and life-skills support for students through education. We are committed to helping you broaden your experiences and inspiring you to achieve your dreams. This evening may seem as though it is the end of the road, but it is truly only the beginning. You and your family are an important part of The Immokalee Foundation family, and we will do our best to continue to support you in your journey toward economic independence and a successful future. TIF 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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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 A19 Charity for Change honors kids for givingCharity for Change recently honored 4,000 students at five elementary schools for their participation in the Giver program during the 2013-14 school year. By donating their spare change and earning funds provided by community partners, the students raised $12,632.29 for their selected charities. Using the Charity for Change curriculum that includes weekly charitythemed math games tied to state standards, the spent 28 weeks practicing character traits while learning the importance of volunteerism and philanthropy, Community leaders who participated in the assemblies honoring the students included Connie Byrne of Arthrex, Bruce and Peaches Conley of the 2nd Chance Foundation, Todd Foege of EGF Consulting, Naples Daily News Editor Manny Garcia, David Gordley and Sara Dewberry of IBERIABANK, Joe Keith of Walmart, Colleen Kvetko of First Florida Integrity Bank, state Rep. Kathleen Passidomo, Giesel Saadeh, and Rebecca Rosenberg and Tara Rosenberg of the William Rosenberg Family Foundation and Collier Coach. Participating as Charity for Change community partner representatives were John Brooks of Brooks Insurance Services, Pam Fultz of Vi at Bentley Village, Ann Hughes of the Community Foundation of Collier County, Amy Owen of US Trust and Jackie Ressa. During this sixth year of the Giver program and in partnership with Afterschool Programs Inc., Charity for Change expanded to include 10 afterschool locations. Learn more by calling 592-6787 or visiting Team effort results in improved county courthouse waiting roomThanks to the Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida, the Collier County Courthouse has a renovated and refurbished waiting room for use by children who are at the courthouse as part of dependency cases. Judge Elizabeth Krier brought the need to create for a cozy, educational environment for the children to the attention of FFC, whose program administrator, Vanessa Estrada, took on the project. First Book-Collier County will keep bookshelves in the room fill with books for young readers. Children will be encouraged to take the books home with them to keep. Others who were instrumental in the project include: Mabri Painting Inc., Classroom Plus, Scholastic, City Furniture and the Collier County School Board. Volunteers John Walter, Fabian Estrada and Cliff Kobrin completed the installation work. The mission of the FFC is to provide abused, neglected and abandoned children in Southwest Florida with social, educational and financial support the state cannot provide. FFCs support ranges from tutoring and after-school programs to enrichment activities that nurture the childs talents and passions. For more information, call 262-1808 or visit Chickee hut dedicated at Youth HavenA new chickee hut at Youth Haven was dedicated recently in a ceremony that honored longtime supporter Lavern Norris Gaynor, who funded the rebuilding of the hut that had been destroyed by Hurricane Wilma. Originally, Youth Haven was the only place in our community that provided for abused, abandoned and neglected children with a safe and nurturing environment, which was so important to me, Mrs. Gaynor said. The new chickee adds to the feeling of home on the campus by creating a sheltered, comfortable, special outdoor space for the children to gather. The authentic chickee hut was constructed by O.B. Osceola Sr. and his family. Mr. Osceola also attended the dedication. Jinx Liggett, Youth Haven executive director, welcomed the crowd and introduced the Youth Haven choir, which performed a song in appreciation to Mrs. Gaynor. Jim Jessee, president of the Youth Haven board of directors, presented Mrs. Gaynor with a gift created by children in the centers art therapy program, a mosaic rendering of the statue Mrs. Gaynor donated more than 30 years ago to Youth Haven. In operation since 1972, Youth Haven is Collier Countys only residential emergency shelter for boys and girls ages 6-17 who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. Youth Haven also provides an array of home and community-based parenting education, child-abuse and substance-abuse prevention programs and onsite and community-based psychological counseling. More than 2,400 children and family members are served every year. For more information, visit or Like the Youth Haven Facebook page at TIM GIBBONS / COURTESY PHOTOKaren Conley, the Rev. Stephanie Campbell, Giver the Charity for Change mascot, Golden Terrace Elementary Principal Terri Lonneman, David Gordley, Pam Fultz and Suzanne Todd. 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PAGE 20 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 A Cool Night Out Tue. July 22, 2014 at 5:30Giveaways, refreshments, prizes & demonstrations.Downtown Naples Location: 261 9th Street SouthReserve your spot: 239-313-2553Attendance is complimentary, but RSVP is required.www.riverchasedermatology.comAsk your Riverchase Specialist for more information.Tuesday, July 22 at 5:30 Reflecting on universal truths about leadershipIn honor of the July Fourth holiday, I took a step back from our daily healthcare challenges to reflect on some life lessons offered by one of countrys most distinguished soldiers, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace, the 16th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Gen. Pace was keynote speaker this past spring when Leadership Collier celebrated its 25th anniversary. Here are the seven leadership truths he shared: 1. Deciding where you are going to spend your life and with whom is a key early decision. The company you keep is going to change you more than the other way around. Are the leaders in your life ethical, honest, competent and motivated to do good? Today, would you join? If yes, great; if not, you cant get away too quickly.2. Are you in the position and do you have the humility to assimilate new tasks as if they are your own? Many times, we are asked to accept responsibilities we are not fond of doing. If you respond enthusiastically and with alacrity, both you and the job will come out better. 3. Leaders make decisions and sometimes, mistakes. If you arent making mistakes, then you havent been given enough rope. Try not to make the same mistake twice. And after a misadventure, dont fire someone who just got educated. 4. It is easy and non-threatening to ask to be educated. Help me understand assists both the inquirer and the responder.5. Set your moral compass high and keep it there. If you get off track, always think about the eventual consequences.6. If you have integrity, nothing else matters. And if you dont have integrity, nothing else matters. Those without integrity may be well known, but those around them often turn a blind eye. Their behavior tells the story, and sadly, it rarely gets better.7. Everyone influences everyone around them. Take five minutes a day for nonwork conversation. Take care of your people and they will take care of you. Organizations led by people who care are the ones that grow people who care.These seven simple yet profound truths from Gen. Pace are for everyone from members of our military to business, government and community leaders to friends and family to take to heart. I hope you will. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System.Ellen Cordoba: A lifetime of service to the underserved BY KAYDEE TUFFSpecial to Florida Weekly Service to the underserved has been a lifetime commitment for Ellen Cordoba. For the past 33 years, that service has been provided to the people of Immokalee through her work at the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida. Ms. Cordoba started there as an employee health nurse and worked her way up to director of clinical operations, stationed in the Marion E. Fether Medical Center in Immokalee. Her commitment to nursing and the healthcare industry as a whole makes her a role model for her peers. Proficient in English and Spanish, she earned her nursing degree in 1973 from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., and immediately put her education to use as a member of the Peace Corps, serving as head nurse in a rural health clinic in Costa Rica for two years. The experience would set the stage for a lifetime commitment to providing healthcare to underserved individuals. It was in Costa Rica that she met and later married her husband, Juan. To ensure a better life for their family, the couple decided to settle in Collier County in 1976. Ms. Cordoba first went to work as a staff nurse with the Collier County Health Department. Her duties conducting outreach in migrant camps led her to the Healthcare Network (then known as Collier Health Services). At that time, the clinic served migrant workers and rural poor in Immokalee. Today, it serves 32,000 individuals a year with 13 locations throughout Collier County. For more than 20 years, Ms. Cordoba has worked side by side with Dr. Jose Quero, the Healthcare Networks chief of adult medicine. Today she is co-director of the networks HIV clinic, writing policies and procedures among other duties. Dr. Quero and others who work closely with her describe Ms. Cordoba her as fair, diligent, consistent and devoted. She stays on top of the latest treatments by constantly researching advancements in medicine. She is a member of Florida Practitioners in Infection Control and the HIV/AIDS Network of Collier County since 1995 and has served as the Collier County community representative to the regional HIV/AIDS council since 1992. Like the patients she serves, she is no stranger to adversity. She is a breast cancer survivor who lost her husband at a young age and her oldest son to a car accident. She is a very faithful individual with a lot of fortitude, Dr. Quero says. She has no biases or prejudices. She is a true leader. Kaydee Tuff is the communications and marketing coordinator for the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida. For more information, visit www. HEALTHY LIVING Ellen Cordoba, left, and her nursing assistant at the Collier County Department of Health. The trailer moved around to farms in East Naples so DOH staff could conduct pap smears and breast exams and administer immunizations for migrant workers. Ms. Cordoba, right, in the clinic where she worked in Filadelfia, Guancaste, Costa Rica. She is speaking with the wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, who had come for a visit. Cordoba


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His goal is to propagate these and to help educate and inform others about the ease of growing these beautiful flowers, many of which are now garnering American Orchid Society awards. Alliance members are encouraged to bring their own orchid specimens for the monthly judging. An orchid raffle will help raise money for future programs. Attendance is free. For more information, call 498-9741. The Naples base of the U.S. Submarine Veterans (USSVI) meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month at the American Legion Post 303, 27678 Imperial Shores Blvd. in Bonita Springs. The next meeting is July 22. Membership is open to active duty and retired submariners who have earned the Qualified in Submarines designation. The local USSVI base commander is John Dykhuis of Naples. For more information, visit base/naples.asp. 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 July 22 and Aug. 12. All current and former Lions are welcome. For more information, call Dan Sams at 352-2827. Members and guests of the Naples Orchid Society will hear from Francisco Miranda of Miranda Orchids about cattleya orchids of Brazil and from Larry Zettler and Ernesto Mujica about orchid recovery programs beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a mini class in cultivating dendrobiums and phalaenopsis orchids. The plant competition for society members is at 7 p.m. An orchid raffle will be held, and orchids will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free. The society recently awarded a scholarship and two grants. Ellen Radcliffe, a senior at Illinois College, received a scholarship to help pay for an internship at Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. Under the supervision of wildlife biologist Larry Richardson, Ms. Radcliffe will collect samples of native orchid tissues and test them for viruses.Mr. Mujica, a leading authority on ghost orchids in Cuba, received a grant that will bring him to Southwest Florida to help establish longterm monitoring methods that will allow for the comparison of ghost orchid populations in his home country and in the Florida Panther refuge. Mike Owen, park biologist for the Fakahatchee Strand State Park, received a grant to have his field notes on ghost orchids transcribed into a database and merged with information about ghost orchids collected in the refuge. It is hoped this will expand the area of ghost orchid monitoring. For more information about the Naples Orchid Society, visit Pilot Club of Naples/ Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday 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 at 289-8268. The Naples Digital Photography Club meets from 7-9 p.m. the second Thursday every month at Edison State CollegeCollier Campus, Building J-Conference Center. The next meeting is July 10. Guests are always welcome. For more information, visit The Naples Christian Womens Connection invites area women to its luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, July 11, at Quail Creek Country Club, 13300 Valewood Drive. Guest speaker Ann Combs will discuss good decision making, and Cheryl Bernardi will talk about the restorative benefits of essential oils. Harpist Christine Vah will entertain. Cost is $23. Call 254-0584 for reservations. For more information about the club, visit Email club news to Cindy Pierce at CLUB NOTESWatch out on the roadHeres where Collier County Sheriffs Office traffic enforcement deputies will be posted the week of July 14-18: Monday, July 14 Airport-Pulling Road and Rustic Oaks Circle: Red-light running Goodlette-Frank Road and Pompei Lane: Speeding Pine Ridge Road and Logan Boulevard: Redlight running Tuesday, July 15 Whippoorwill Lane: Speeding Naples Boulevard: Speeding Shirlely Street: Aggressive driving Wednesday, July 16 Livingston Road and Orange Blossom Drive: Red-light running Coronado Parkway: Aggressive driving Golden Gate Parkway and Tropicana Boulevard: Red-light running Thursday, July 17 Vanderbilt Beach Road and Oakes Boulevard: Speeding Goodlette-Frank Road and Panther Lane: Speeding Sunshine and Green boulevards: Aggressive driving Friday, July 18 Radio and Livingston roads: Redlight running Airport-Pulling and Hazel roads: Aggressive driving Golden Gate Parkway at I-75 southbound exit: Aggresive driving AARP has driver safety classes The AARP offers driver safety classes to help drivers refresh their skills behind the wheel and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Participants over age 55 might be eligible for a discount on auto insurance. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for others. Classes take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 269-6050. Heres whats coming up: Tuesday, July 15, at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 15600 Tamiami Trail. Thursday, July 17, at Germain Toyota, 13315 Tamiami Trail.How does your car fit? Car-Fit is a new offering by AARP for mature drivers in the area. Described as an interactive and educational program to ensure the safest fit for older drivers and their vehicles, the first program will be offered from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at Christus Victor Lutheran Church (address above). Drivers can expect a Car-Fit session to take about 20 minutes. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call instructor Ulle Hierti at 269-2050. RIVENBARK RADCLIFFFE MUJICA

PAGE 22 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 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 certificate to his or her favorite 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. Pets of the Week>> Jax is an approximately 18-month-old male domestic shorthair who is as sweet and friendly as he is handsome. He loves to be held and petted.>> Leroy is a 5-year-old Doberman pinscher mix who weighs about 58 pounds. He is good on his leash and likes to go for walks.>> Nellie is a cuddly, 3-month-old calico whose big yellow eyes re ect her wonderful personality.>> Sophie is a 3-year-old pit bull mix who weighs about 46 pounds, Calm and friendly, she listens to commands, likes to play and is good on her leash.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 www.colliergov. net/pets. PET TALES Saving Clayton BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal UclickIn January, a sporting dog rescue group asked Lori-Lynn Clayton of San Angelo, Texas, to go look at a dog in her local shelter thought to be an English springer spaniel or Brittany. He was a springer, emaciated and near death. She struggled to get him released, battling shelter workers and then veterinarians who said it would be better to euthanize him. She got on the phone to Beth Maryan, the north Texas representative for English Springer Rescue America, who agreed to help, and arranged a flight for him with Pilots N Paws volunteer Tyler Chapman to Carrollton, Texas, where he could get the specialized veterinary care he needed. Kim Mrozek stepped up to foster the dog, soon named Clayton, once he was well enough to leave the hospital. No one can quite pinpoint why, but people who saw the dogs picture fell in love with him. As specialists fought to reverse the effects of starvation and dehydration and figure out why his body wasnt absorbing nutrients, people across the country and around the world followed his progress on ESRAs website and then on Facebook, where Ms. Mrozek set up a dedicated page for him called, simply, Clayton. Within 18 hours, the Clayton group had 600 members and eventually rose to 1,759. They called themselves the Clayton Nation. The social-media exposure ensured that Claytons extensive veterinary bills $23,000 for three weeks in intensive care were covered, and then some. Ms. Mrozek estimates that people donated approximately $50,000. It seemed like every time I would post about him, people would go to his ESRA site and start donating money, she says. There were people sending $500 at a time. He had more donations than any special-needs dog ever. Not every pet can be a Clayton, but Christie Keith, social-media manager for the Shelter Pet Project, the Ad Councils public-service campaign promoting pet adoption, says social media is an incredibly powerful tool that has revolutionized the pet-adoption landscape. It enables individuals who dont even work or volunteer for shelters or rescue groups to help spread the stories and photos of pets who need homes or are looking for other kinds of help, she says. They can do this literally with the click of a mouse or a click on their mobile device, and there is no barrier to them being able to get a pet in front of people who arent connected to the rescue or shelter world: their friends, their family, their college roommate. You never know when someone is looking for a pet or when a pets story will inspire someone to adopt. Although his life hung in the balance for two weeks and he needed a feeding tube for two months, Claytons story has a happy ending. Tony and Mary Davies of Durand, Ill., adopted him after following his story from the beginning. They drove to Texas in May to pick him up and on the way back made stops so other Clayton supporters could meet the springer celebrity. He made a smooth transition to life on their 20-acre farm. It is a glorious sight to see this dog who was knocking on deaths door finally get to live the life he deserves, Mary Davies says. When hes not playing with the Davies other dogs or digging holes, though, Clayton keeps busy with important work. He makes appearances at ESRA functions to raise money for other special-needs springers. He is giving back, and we are grateful for everyone who has helped him, Mrs. Davies says. Social networking, including Facebook and YouTube, helped a desperately ill dog survive and find a new home.Social media, networking and dedicated people change rescue and adoptions for the better (239)513-9050 Dr. Spa Dr. Spa Before After $395.00* *With ServiceSalt System From


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 NEWS A23 and The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination, or treatment that is performed as a result of, and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, or reduced fee service, examination and treatment. THE DIVA DIARIESConfessing to an intense summertime fling Summer lovin, had me a blast Summer lovin, happened so fast Summers not even close to over yet, but I have to confess to enjoying an intense, but all too brief summer fling. Sadly, like most flings, it had to end and what started out light-hearted and fun, ended in heartbreak and tears. But, it was a summer romance Ill never forget, because it was my first. As in the first time I ever fell for soccer. It started back in mid-June when I noticed a few friends posting on Facebook about getting together at a local Brazilian restaurant to watch futbol. I know what soccer is and all, but Ive written before about the fact that Id prefer to attend an early morning Amway meeting or drink white zinfandel out of a box rather than have anything to do with sports. As far as soccer goes, I just wasnt into it. I mean, I definitely think its more exciting than watching paint dry, but I dont think its quite as thrilling as watching golf. (And, yes, golf can be somewhat thrilling if theres perchance a playoff on a Sunday afternoon and someone you actually like is playing. But all of these factors coming together is a rare thing, which is why thrilling and golf dont often make it into the same sentence.). However, around three weeks ago, while my husband and I were staycationing on Marco Island, we were leaving the hotel to meet friends for dinner one evening and I noticed the lobby bar was packed with people glued to a bigscreen TV watching soccer. Suddenly a deafening, collective cheer was heard and folks were high-fiving, chest bumping and hugging each other with an enthusiastic, infectious fervor. The USA had scored. And I was hooked. I didnt necessarily understand exactly what was going on, but I do adore a festive atmosphere, and soccer had everything I enjoy in a sport: attractive players, reveling fans and it was SHORT. Unlike American football, it doesnt drag out all afternoon until hopeless boredom sets in. Alas, we had our dinner reservations and all, so I couldnt continue pursuing my newfound flirtation. But when we got to the restaurant, soccer was there, too! I walked away from our table to stand in the bar and watch. I loved that there were cheers not only when the United States scored, but when we prevented the other team from scoring. Cheering rocks. On July 1, however, when USA played Belgium, my harmless flirtation with soccer turned into an emotional commitment. I was in a bar watching with my German friend and my British friend and texting with my Cuban friend who was watching at another bar across town. The place was packed with lawyers and artists and tourists and the best part was that everyone was rooting for the same team. There were fist pumps and applause every time amazing goalie hero Tim Howard blocked a ball from Belgium. And since this was the game that would decide whether the USA would get to continue playing and winning even more adoring soccer converts, we were all on the edges of our seats. Unless something major was happening on screen, we were quietly stressing out, fists clenched, as the clock ticked toward overtime. Well, you know how this ends. And with our teams loss that day, there went my love affair with soccer. The games were fine, but mostly it was the camaraderie and social aspect that made it all so fun and attractive. Im still friends with soccer, though. Im keeping the door open for the summer of 2018 when who knows? we might go all the way. Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week stephanieDAVIS 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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Life is like those signs that read You Are Here. You can get somewhere else only if you know where you are now. 2. Have goals but remain flexible. No plan should be cast in concrete, lest it become more important than achieving the goal. 3. Avoid weak goals. Goals are the soul of achievement, so never begin them with Ill try Always start with I will or I must. 4. Act with a higher purpose. Any activity or action that doesnt serve your higher goal is wasted effort and should be avoided. 5. Adopt a positive vocabulary. Use strong adjectives (e.g., fantastic) to describe whats good and weak words (e.g., annoying) to describe whats not. 6. Avoid negative people. They drain your energy and waste your time, so hanging with them is like shooting yourself in the foot. 7. Seek out the similarly motivated. Their positive energy will rub off on you, and you can imitate their success strategies. 8. Take responsibility. If you blame (or credit) luck, fate or divine intervention, youll always have an excuse. 9. Stretch past your limits. Walking the old, familiar paths is how you grow old. Stretching makes you grow and evolve. 10. Dont expect perfection. Perfectionists are the losers in the game of life. Strive for excellence rather than the unachievable. 11. Celebrate your failures. Your most important lessons in life will come from what you dont achieve. Take time to understand where you fell short. 12. Dont take success too seriously. Success can breed tomorrows failure if you use it as an excuse to become complacent. 13. Treat inaction as the only real failure. If you dont take action, you fail by default and cant even learn from the experience. 14. Welcome obstacles. You cant grow stronger if youre not lifting something heavy, so savor your problems. 15. Get perspective. Take the time and effort to step back, reexamine your assumptions and find truths that you missed before. 16. Appreciate being alive. Never neglect to marvel at the miracle of conscious existence, which is all too soon over. 17. Relax more often. Spend at least one hour every day doing something just because you enjoy doing it. 18. Experience wonder. Take pleasure in the unexpected and unusual. Without them, life would be tedious and boring. 19. Be playful. The joy of a child still lives inside you; let that child out at least once each day. 20. Give thanks. Experience deep gratitude for all the wonderful things in your life: family, friends, work and play.Getting and keeping motivated puts you in control of your actions and your career, thereby lessening stress, Mr. James says, adding, Even implementing a handful of these changes can have a major effect on your health and your attitude. Nominations open for Excellence in Industry awardsAre you a company to watch? Has your business expanded? Do you know an up-and-coming young professional? 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In contrast, technical analysts focus on charts reflecting companies stock price movements and trading volume, and make investment decisions based on patterns they see in them.Fundamental analysts explain that shares of a companys stock represent a piece of a business, and that investors are buying a piece of that companys future cash flow generation. Technical analysts believe that price patterns repeat themselves because we humans react similarly to similar market events so they seek certain patterns. Technical analysts ignore many determinants of a companys performance, including its regulatory environment, country of operations, etc. If two companies, no matter how wildly different, happen to have similar historical charts, a technical analyst will predict similar outcomes f or each. That defies logic, dont you think? Think, too, of the worlds most famous successful investors, such as Ben Graham, Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, John Templeton, Shelby Davis, Philip Fisher, George Soros, David Dreman and John Neff. Despite their different approaches, each outperformed the overall market using fundamental analysis. Its hard to come up with a group of hugely successful investors known for using technical analysis. A 2008 study by New Zealands Massey University tested more than 5,000 technical analysis strategies in 49 different countries. The result? Not one added value beyond what may be expected by chance. A study of Dutch investors found technical investors earned lower returns. You can succeed with a bad strategy, but usually only in the short term and often due to luck. The evidence strongly suggests that buying stocks using technical analysis will lose you money. Large nest eggs can be built over many years using fundamental analysis or simply by investing in lowcost, broad-market index funds. 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(Hertz has participated in the consolidation, buying Dollar Thrifty last year for $2.3 billion.) Of course, business landscapes change over time. It remains to be seen whether new ride-sharing businesses such as Uber and Lyft turn into threats for car-rental companies such as Hertz. Hertz plans to complete the spinoff of its equipment-rental business sometime next year. The move will give the company net proceeds of $2.5 billion, which will be used to pay down debt and reward shareholders via share buybacks (which reduce share count and thereby boost earnings per share). With a forward P/E ratio near 12, Hertz is worth a closer look. (The Motley Fool owns shares of Hertz.) Born in 2006, Im now a global communications force, with about 255 million active monthly users and 500 million messages sent daily. (Look closely at many messages, and youll see tiny tic-tac-toe boards.) I support more than 35 languages. I went public in 2013 and launched Vine, the six-second video company, the same year. Roughly half my 3,000 employees are engineers, and 1,440 hard-boiled eggs are eaten each week at my San Francisco headquarters. I break a lot of news before the traditional media does. If I wrote a novel, it would be complex, with 140 characters. Who am I? (Answer: Twitter) Bad PenniesQSince penny stocks are so inexpensive, I can buy thousands of them, which can make me richer faster, no? H.E., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylv aniaASorry, no. Penny stocks might seem like bargains, but they wont necessarily grow faster than other stocks. A $1 stock and a $60 one can both go up (or down!) by the same percentage in one day. With a 5 percent increase, the $1 stock will rise in value by 5 cents, to $1.05. For the $60 stock, its a $3 jump, to $63. If the $60 stock is tied to a healthier company with competitive advantages, actual revenue and profits, and a lower valuation (perhaps as suggested by its price-to-earnings ratio), its likely a much better bargain than the $1 stock. Penny stocks (which trade for $5 or less per share) can be more likely to plummet than skyrocket. Theyre risky, and often hyped and manipulated. Penny-stock investors are typically looking to get rich quick, but thats not how reliable wealth-building works. Focus on the long run plenty of big, successful blue-chip companies have made shareholders happy over many years. Penny stocks have made many unhappy. Its fun to own 5,000 shares of something, but not when they crash. ***QHow can I become a millionaire in my lifetime? P.J., Muskegon, MichiganAYou might want to start soon. You can earn a million dollars if you sock $5,000 per year into the stock market and earn its historic average annual return of roughly 10 percent over 31 years. Youll get there in 25 years if you invest $10,000 per year. No return is guaranteed in the stock market, but if you invest well and for a long time, you can build great wealth. Got a question for the Fool? Send it in see Write to Us n s s s s d h, n 1, st en ce ico bo emp l o y pl e g l o b Kn ow to u s wi th F t op an d yo u drawin g f or a e t c i BUSINESS MEETINGS A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at or visit Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704. The East Naples Merchants Association meets from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at Physicians Regional-Collier Boulevard. For more information, call Shirley Calhoun at 435-9410 or Natalie Anguilano at 643-3600, or visit The Above Board Chamber meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 14, at the Hilton Naples. A panel discussion will cover How to Select and Retain the Best Employees. Panelists will include Mary Orelup of The Hertz Corp., Renee Thigpen of NCH Healthcare System, Darlyn Estes of the Collier County Sheriffs Office and Thomas Latino of Northwest Mutual Financial Network-Naples/Estero. Donations of dresses and accessories for Love That Dress! to benefit PACE Center for Girls-Collier will be welcome. $25 for members, $30 for others in advance; $28 and $33 at the door. Registration required by July 11 at Business After Five for members and guests of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce is set for 5:307:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, aboard the Marco Island Princess. Call 394-7549 or visit Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:307:30 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the Inn at Pelican Bay, 800 Vanderbilt Beach Road. $5 for members, $25 for others. Sign up at The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce holds a mini-trade show at its monthly Business Before Business gathering from 8-9:15 a.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Naples Daily News/Bonita Banner office, 1100 Immokalee Road in North Naples. Call 992-2943 or email ellie@ to register. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual James V. Mudd Fellowship presentation from 10-11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at chamber headquarters, 2390 Tamiami Trail N. This years recipient is Harold Weeks, president of the NAACP of Collier County. Sign up at The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its next Wake Up Naples for members and guests from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Hilton Naples. 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Your asking price is oen your homes rst impression, and if you want to realize the most money you can for your home, its imperative that you make a good rst impression. is is not as easy as it sounds, and pricing strategy should not be taken lightly. Pricing too high can be as costly to a homeseller as pricing too low. Taking a look at what homes in your neighborhood have sold for is only a small part of the process, and on its own is not nearly enough to help you make the best decision. A recent study, which compiles 10 years of industry research, has resulted in a new special report entitled Homesellers: How to Get the Price You Want (and Need). is report will help you understand pricing strategy from three dierent angles. When taken together, this information will help you price your home to not only sell, but sell for the price you want. To order a FREE special report, visit or to hear a brief recorded message about how to order your FREE copy of this report call toll-free 1-800-719-2812 and enter 1016. You can call anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Get your free special report NOW to learn how to price your home to your maximum nancial report is courtesy of Coldwell Banker 4851 Tamiami Trail N. Not intended to solicit buyers or sellers currently under contract. Copyright (C) 2014 ADVERTORIAL of better health. Whether they go to work every day in a room specifically heated to more than 100 degrees or in the sun, their jobs require a certain level of heattolerant determination, and often-copious amounts of sunscreen. Here are some of Southwest Floridas hottest jobs.Canal maintenance crewLate on a Wednesday morning, the temperature continued to click up under a blinding blue sky. For a group of county laborers off an industrial road in Naples lining the sides of a watery, muddy canal with large rocks, there was little respite from the glare aside from a small shade tree and plenty of drinking water. The Collier County Road and Bridge Maintenance Department aquatics crew was digging out the canal and lining it with felt and rock to prepare for stormwater flow needs during the rainy season. Working in canals, they keep an eye out for water moccasins, spiders and alligators while pacing themselves in the heat. You learn to tolerate it, one of the workers said. You learn to respect it. But theres really only one way to deal with it, says crew leader Robert Sykora, 45. Suck it up. They work four 10-hour days per week, finishing at 5 p.m. Bikram Yoga Jim Jimmy-Ji Mahon (pronounced man), director of Bikram Yoga of Fort Myers, has a flair for exotic description. During his standard Bikram or hot yoga session, a method he has been practicing for decades, he coaxes, demonstrates, teaches and sometimes scolds participants for 90 minutes into working their bodies into 26 different postures. Those included bending their sweat-drenched bodies into various shapes, in one case like a python in Miami and in another allowing their chests and lungs to open up like a lotus flower blooming. Meanwhile, every breath taken was filled with heat. The room, a large space with a mirror wall in a Fort Myers shopping center, is heated to around 105 degrees and kept near 40 percent humidity. All levels of fitness and ages occupied the room Mr. Mahon says he is as old as my back teeth and as young as my tongue. If youre new, the goal is mainly to stay in the room, follow his instruction and hang with the heat, used for its therapeutic effect, loosening your muscles and joints. Its a mind-body workout, intense but meditative, and Mr. Mahon periodically asks participants to use bulldog determination and Bengal tiger courage as they find their limits. Chef at The Curve The baseball season is heating up along with the kitchen at The Curve, a new baseball-themed tavern at The Wyvern hotel in downtown Punta Gorda with a devotion to good cooking. Everythings homemade and carefully sourced: executive chef Robert Moltzans version of Cracker Jacks with cinnamon and cayenne pepper (a nostalgic bar treat), the warm smell of roasting garlic in the oven, brined pork butts, bison from a local provider and a Sicilian recipe for pizza dough. I worked for some Sicilians in New York in the 0s, he admits. Yes, Im that old. Chef Moltzan started The Curve five months ago, his latest venture. Working on the line, the confined space where cooks produce meals, is the hottest spot in the restaurant. Gas heat flashes from a convection oven, flat top and grill. An Ansul hood system over the line flushes out some of the hot kitchen air and keeps cooks from not dropping over Mr. Moltzan said. He estimates temperatures can still rise to 140 degrees by the stove. The beautiful chill of a walkin cooler provides a quick respite, and numerous bottles of water aid hydration during a fouror five-hour dinner service. Foreman for Craigs Perfect Turf Antonio Valenzuela worked construction jobs every summer when he was growing up, so the punishing sun no longer fazes him and most of the landscaping crew he works with. We dont feel it no more, said Mr. Valenzuela, 19, a foreman for Craigs Perfect Turf Landscaping in Port Charlotte. He usually meets up with the rest of the crew around 7:15 a.m. and they get to a job site by around 8:30 and work through the afternoon. Its a day spent using their hands, whether shoveling fresh dirt into a garden, ripping up pallets of sod or cabbage palm trees, or planting arrangements of foxtails and Indian hawthorns. At a low white house in DeSoto County, the crew continued working after rain showers on a recent afternoon. The only thing left is maybe two yards of topsoil, 30 plants and some mulch, Mr. Valenzuela said. He and the others, a close group, work five or six days a week with Sundays off. Pretty much everybody here is considered family because we see them more than we see our own families, said David Hernandez, 30. The work has kept him in shape. Yes, he said. I had to cancel my gym membership.Brick, glass and stone mason Chester Frank started out building concrete seawalls, then the cementblock skeletons of homes and commercial buildings. Many fill the Southwest Florida landscape. Over coffee at a Dennys at Daniels Parkway and Interstate 75 in Fort Myers, Mr. Frank recalled the land here was mostly open when he started in masonry as a teenager 42 years ago. Hed wear a straw hat and no shirt on blazing days lifting and cementing hundreds of blocks together; his skin, like his fathers, dark enough to resist burning. If you werent physically fit, you didnt make it, he said. In the 1990s, he went into business for himself and became more adept at creative masonry such as waterfalls of stone or serpentine glass-block structures. He still spends plenty of time in the sun, though not as much as in his youth. But hes also the outdoor type, and when hes not working, hes often fishing. He also simply enjoys working with his hands, he said, keeping him in the business all these years.Lead lifeguard Having just graduated from high school, it is Kelly Heinemeyers third season as a lifeguard at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon in Naples, an interim job before she plans to attend Florida Gulf Coast University as a nursing student. Through a pair of BluBlocker sunglasses she observes the gaggles of kids enjoying twisting slides, the turtle c ove, the lazy river and hypnotic blue pools. The job was a natural fit for her since she swam competitively in high school. Along with medical training, the job requires a whistle at the ready, a watchful eye and plenty of sunscreen. She cakes it on before heading out to her post. I go through bottles and bottles of it, she said. Neutrogena is one of her favorite brands, along with Australian Gold for a good tan. Shes already an even shade of brown, but its still early in the summer. Im pretty pale right now, she said. HOT JOBSFrom page 1 EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYLifeguard Kelly Heinemeyer keeps watch at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon in Naples.

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KENSINGTON 4080 Kensington High Street Ja ne Darling 239.290.3112 p $750,000 WYNDEMERE 102 Edgemere Way South Ka thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $700,000 TREVISO BAY 9441 Napoli Lane Pau l Strong 239.404.3280 $674,900 SUN TERRACE 2625 13th Street North Li nda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 $650,000 LIVINGSTON WOODS 6931 Bottlebrush Lane P a trick OConnor 239.293.9411 p $649,900 BANYAN WOODS Reserve II #201 Pa t Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $550,000 LELY RESORT Legacy #404 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $515,000 WATERFRONT IN NAPLES Waterfront In Naples #2174 Fr ank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 $469,900 EAGLE CREEK 53 Grey Wing Point ML M eade 239.293.4851 p $329,000 WYNDEMERE 176 Via Napoli Ka thryn Hurvitz 239.290.0228 $325,000 LELY RESORT Palomino Village #40 Ja nna McCan 239.222.3433 $284,000 WOODSTONE 6176 Woodstone Drive Jim/ Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $245,000 POSITANO PLACE Positano Place #106 Jon V ollmer 239.250.9414 $183,000 FOREST GLEN Bishopwood East II #203 Ma rilyn Moir 239.919.2400 $168,000 ROYAL WOOD Bloomeld Ridge #A302 D e b Welch 239.293.5294 p $139,900 COUNTRYSIDE Country Manor #613 Bobb y Long 239.776.4650 $129,900 COUNTRYSIDE Country Haven #1210 Bobb y Long 239.776.4650 $115,000 GREY OAKS 1235 Gordon River Trail Sam Hei tman 239.537.2018 $6,995,000 GREY OAKS 1271 Osprey Trail Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $5,699,000 GREY OAKS 1708 Venezia Way Lyn n Anderson 239.290.6674 $2,495,000 GREY OAKS 2351 Alexander Palm Drive F a hada Saad 239.659.5145 p $2,295,000 GREY OAKS 1264 Osprey Trail Da n Guenther 239.357.8121 $1,700,000 GREY OAKS 2286 Silver Palm Drive Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,150,000 GREY OAKS 2095 Rivoli Court Fa hada Saad 239.659.5145 $1,099,000 GREY OAKS 2206 Miramonte Way F a hada Saad 239.659.5145 p $395,000 MEDITERRA 16045 Trebbio Way Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 $2,195,995 QUAIL WEST 4341 Brynwood Drive Jane B ond 239.595.9515 $1,900,000 CROSSINGS 7371 Stonegate Drive Ter ri Moellers 239.404.7887 $1,695,000 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 242 Haydon Circle G i lman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 p $1,599,000 OLDE CYPRESS 2743 Olde Cypress Drive Jane B ond 239.595.9515 $1,595,000 MERCATO The Strada #7502 Ba rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.213.7227 $1,190,000 THE DUNES Grande Dominica #T-3 Jennif er/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 $1,145,000 THE DUNES Grande Dominica #T-2 Adrie nne Young 239.825.5369 $1,139,000 QUAIL CREEK 4687 Pond Apple Drive South Pa trick OConnor 239.293.9411 $845,000 WILSHIRE LAKES 9901 Clear Lake Circle B e rnie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 p $735,000 CROSSINGS MILL RUN 6897 Wellington Drive Dav e /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $675,000 MARBELLA LAKES 6465 Marbella Drive Ju l ie Rembos 239.595.1809 $550,000 STONEBRIDGE Middleburg #202 A m y Kodak 239.877.6319 $450,000 ORCHARDS 7682 Groves Road Dav e /Ann Renner 239.784.5552 $449,000 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 13270 Wedgeeld Drive A m y Atherholt 239.860.2167 $339,000 PARK SHORE 4215 Crayton Road Mi chael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 $4,995,000 PARK SHORE 308 Neapolitan Way Ba rbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.213.7227 $4,800,000 premiersothebysrealty.comWe proudly present a selection of our residences along Floridas Gulf Coast.


NAPLES PARK 565 92nd Avenue North T a tyana Bogdanova-Sallee 239.293.5017 p $325,000 ORANGE TREE 975 Grove Drive ML M eade 239.293.4851 $249,000 SUMMIT PLACE Summit Place #17 Go rdie Lazich 239.777.2033 $229,000 VANDERBILT BEACH Vanderbilt Lagoon Villas #5 Er ik David Barber 323.513.6391 $1,649,000 VANDERBILT BEACH Vanderbilt Gulfside #104 Pat Callis 239.250.0562 $799,000 VANDERBILT BEACH Regatta #V-403 Pa t Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.216.1980 $599,000 VANDERBILT BEACH Gulf Breeze #B-306 Roy a Nouhi 239.290.9111 p $415,000 MARCO ISLAND 831 Inlet Drive Ro e Tamagni 239.398.1222 $2,500,000 MARCO ISLAND 631 Inlet Drive Jim/ Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $2,000,000 GOODLAND HEIGHTS 111 East Avenue Vi nce Colace 239.260.3333 $2,000,000 MARCO ISLAND Dunnfoire #202 M i chelle Thomas 239.860.7176 p $1,685,000 MARCO ISLAND 1221 Stone Court Cy nthia Corogin 239.393.6747 $1,349,500 MARCO ISLAND 381 Red Bay Lane Jim/ Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $1,335,000 MARCO ISLAND 616 Waterside Drive Jim/ Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $1,250,000 MARCO ISLAND Sandpiper #1702 Cy n thia Corogin 239.393.6747 p $1,250,000 MARCO ISLAND Monterrey #1105 Vi nce Colace 239.260.3333 $900,000 MARCO ISLAND 374 Red Bay Lane Jim/ Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $889,000 MARCO ISLAND 489 Balsam Court Br ock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $850,000 MARCO ISLAND 850 Bareld Drive South Pau l Strong 239.404.3280 $749,000 MARCO ISLAND 1389 Bayport Avenue Ro e Tamagni 239.398.1222 $725,000 MARCO ISLAND The Esplanade #403 Culle n Shaughnessy 239.248.3978 p $689,000 MARCO ISLAND Royal Seafarer #2302 La rry Caruso 239.394.9191 $644,000 MARCO ISLAND Gulfview Apartments #1808 Da rlene Roddy 239.404.0685 $599,000 MARCO ISLAND 170 Sand Hill Street Ca thy Rogers 239.821.7926 $485,000 MARCO ISLAND South Seas #407 He lga Wetzold 239.821.6905 $469,000 MARCO ISLAND Islander Cove #303 Br ock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 $449,000 MARCO ISLAND 1217 Bluebird Avenue Dav e Flowers 239.404.0493 p $369,000 MARCO ISLAND Town House Square #C101 ML M eade 239.293.4851 $249,000 FIDDLERS CREEK 8508 Bellagio Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $997,500 FIDDLERS CREEK 3860 Mahogany Bend Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $799,900 FIDDLERS CREEK Menaggio #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $648,500 FIDDLERS CREEK 9048 Cherry Oaks Trail Mi chelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $597,500 FIDDLERS CREEK Menaggio #202 Lur a Jones 239.370.5340 p $589,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Marengo #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $485,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Serena #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 $449,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Serena #202 Mi chelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $445,000 FIDDLERS CREEK V arenna #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 p $439,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Montreux #104 ML M eade 239.293.4851 $388,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Montreux #103 Lur a Jones 239.370.5340 $349,500 FIDDLERS CREEK Laguna #202 Lur a Jones 239.370.5340 $339,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Cascada #101 M i chelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $324,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Hawks Nest #102 M i chelle Thomas 239.860.7176 $219,000 PINE RIDGE 63 Eugenia Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 $2,295,000 WWW.RENTNAPLES.COM Explore our collection of properties available for weekly, seasonal and long-term accommodations. 239.262.4242 Like.@PremierSIR Tweet.@PremierSIR Pin.@PremierSIRWatch.@SothebysRealty


The Biscayne model is under construction by the newest builder in Grey Oaks, G.E.S. Construction. The contemporary design has more than 7,500 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, five full and two baths, a second-floor lounge, clubroom, outdoor bar, four-car garage and separate guest suite with living room. Interior design of the Biscayne is by Sharon Gilkey of Montanna & Associates. Priced at $7,495,000, the home is scheduled for completion in early 2015. Lutgert C onstruction is building the Fabiana model, a LEED-certified design with more than 3,500 square feet of living space including three bedrooms, study and 3 baths. The homes covered lanai includes an outdoor kitchen, gas fireplace and saline pool and spa overlooking the 17th green of Grey Oaks golf course. Scheduled for completion in early 1015, the Fabiana is offered fully furnished at $2,185,000. The Lutg ert Companies, in partnership with Barron Collier Companies, began building residences in Estuary at Grey Oaks in 2000. The community encompasses 350 acres and has 179 home sites. Residents have access to three private golf courses, two clubhouses, professional tennis and fitness facilities, residential concierge services and 24-hour security. For more information about model residences in Estuary at Grey Oaks, call Premier Sothebys International Realty at 261-3148, stop by the sales center at 1220 Gordon River Trail or visit www. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB16 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 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. Each office is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing CHERYL TURNER239.250.3311 Four estate homes under construction in EstuaryFour custom estate homes are in various stages of construction in Estuary, a 350-acre community within Grey Oaks.With the resurgence in luxury home purchases, we expect a robust summer season as construction progresses for these new custom estate models, says Judy Green, president and CEO of Premier Sothebys International Realty, the sales and marketing representat ive for The Lutgert Companies, developers of Grey Oaks.The Neapolitan estate model, built by Stock Signature Homes and designed by Stofft-Cooney Architects, has 7,713 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, five full and two baths, a study, clubroom, second-floor lounge and attached four-car garage. Inspired by the West Indies, the home at 1213 Gordon River Trail overlooks the 12th hole of Grey Oaks golf course. Interior design of the Neapolitan is by Marc Michaels. The residence is offered fully furnished for $6,995,000.Priced at $7,995,000, Borelli Constructions Georgetown model, also designed by Stofft-Cooney Architects, has more than 10,000 square feet with five bedrooms, seven full and three baths, dual studies, a first-floor game room with full bar, a second-floor lounge, outdoor kitchen with gas fireplace and five-car attached garage. A detached guesthouse is included. The Georgetown sits on a 1-acre cul-de-sac site at 1261 Gordon River Trail with western lake, golf and preserve views. A rendering of the Georgetown by Borelli Construction. Atlantic Ocean Beach Homesite Hammock Dunes private golf community with exceptional amenities in Flagler County, Florida Listed for $459,900 SCOTT CHAPPUIS For additional info and photos call Scott Chappuis 386-295-0705 or visit RE/MAX, Flagsta FLAGSTAFF GULF VIEWFREE computerized list of Gulf View properties in Naples with pictures from $250,000-$7,000,000! visit: or FREE recorded message 1-800-454-2647 ID# 2001Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Richard DrosteREALTOR239-572-5117rddsmd@comcast.netJacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro Marco Island & Southwest Florida Real Estate SpecialistsVisit Today!The Fountains 55+ Community Lovely end unit overlooking lake. 2 BR/2 BA offered turnkey. Carport.8998 Lely Island Circle $599,900 Awesome oor plan. Super large lanai w/pool & spa. 4 BR/3 BA + ofce LARGE LANAI BRAND NEW WINDOWS 400 Worthington Street $574,900Gorgeous lake front home. Great curb appeal 3BR/2 BA + den. Lovely appointments. WESTERN EXPOSUREGreenlinks Several Available Resort style complex, income producing or family vacations. 2 or 3 bedrooms. GREAT AMENITIES


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. $239,585Unit #3504 San Pablo B 3/2 1,774 sq. ft. $251,420Unit #8803 Capistrano 2/2.5 1,776 sq. ft. $343,480Furnished 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 #27-102 Alden WoodsMontego 2/2 1,657 sq. ft. $364,280Lot #78 The ClassicsMajestic 4/4 3,830 sq. ft. $1,275,855Lot #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. $246,770Unit #4503 OlSanta Isabella 2/2.5 1,520 sq. ft. $246,605Lot #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. $1,608,490 Furnished Model/Leaseback AvailableQUAIL WEST NAPLESLot #31 EscalaPalmhurst 3/3.5 2,822 sq. ft. $963,265Lot #MM4 TamworthChester eld II 4/4.5 4,239 sq. ft. $1,911,279 Furnished Model/Leaseback Available Lot #J79 Estate HomesCapistrano 4/5.5 5,401 sq. ft. $3,495,000 Furnished Model/Leaseback Available 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

PAGE 42 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 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 Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$100,0001 POSITANO PLACE 12960 Positano Circle #106 $163,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414>$500,0002 BONITA BAY MONTARA 3244 Montara Drive $529,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Joan Crompton 239.565.48563 MARCO ISLAND VILLA DEL MAR 816 Elkcam Circle West #205 $549,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sherrie Pfeffer 239.734.0539>$700,0004 FIDDLERS CREEK MULBERRY ROW 7667 Mulberry Lane $749,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176>$1,000,0005 MERCATO THE STRADA 9123 Strada Place From $1,000,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Call 239.594.9400 Open MondaySaturday 10am-8pm & Sunday 12-8pm 6 THE MOORINGS 520 Harbour Drive $1,099,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Paul Graffy 239.273.04037 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD IDLEWILDE 10219 Idle Pine Lane $1,349,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Roxanne Jeske 239.450.52108 TWINEAGLES 11864 Hedgestone Court $1,725,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty John DAmelio 239.961.5996 9 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,795,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Call 239.261.3148 Open MondaySaturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm>$2,000,00010 THE MOORINGS 225 Mooring Line Drive $2,895,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Nicola Gentil 239.289.7737>$3,000,00011 TERAMO AT MEDITERRA 29080 Teramo Way $3,875,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$9,000,00012 PORT ROYAL 3605 Fort Charles Drive $9,750,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Richard Culp 239.290.2200 Florida Weeklys Open Houses 2 4 3 5 6 10 11 7 8 9 12 1


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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 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 Opening nightTheatergoers at Gypsy, and more Society photos. C19-21 Act TwoThe owners of Fuji Sushi Bar have another winner with Araya Sushi Asian Grill. C23 Aimlessly flailingTammy fails miserably as showcase of Melissa McCarthys comedic talent. C11 Southwest Florida was one of the last frontiers to be settled in our country. The struggles of the pioneers who came here in the 1800s and early 1900s have been told through several books written locally and many old photographs. Their stories continue to intrigue. The Marco Island Foundation for the Arts has been working for many months with staff at the Marco Island Historical Museum to design an exhibit that captures the rich history of Collier and Lee counties. Area artists are now invited to participate in the process that ultimately will result in Painting Southwest Florida History, which will hang at the Marco museum January-March, 2015. Artists who would like to be considered for the exhibition must first email three high-resolution images of completed works (oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pen and ink, charcoal, oil pastel, pencil, batik and mixed media are acceptable) to Timothy England, director of the Marco museum ( and to local artist Malenda Trick ( Based on those submissions, Ms. Trick will select a number of artists to then create original works depicting people and places of local historic importance to comprise the Painting Southwest Florida History exhibition. The chosen artists will be able to use A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTA WEEK O F JULY 10-16, 2014 BY ALAN SCULLEY Special to Florida WeeklyWHEN TIM MCGRAW WENT on tour in summer 2011, he had already completed his album, Emotional Traffic, and in fact had named his outing the Emotional Traffic tour. This summer, Mr. McGraw is taking a page from that playbook, calling his road trip the Sundown Heaven Town tour, a nod to his next studio album. A big difference this time is that the Sundown Heaven Town tour, which stops July 11 at Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach and July 12 at MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, doesnt have theSEE SUNDOWN, C4 Tim McGraw tours in advance of a new album with a new label. Artists invited to paint Southwest Florida historySPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ SEE HISTORY, C5

PAGE 46 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 Welcome...Michael D. Lee, MD, FAADBoard Certi ed Dermatologist and 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 OFFERING A COMPLETE RANGE OF SPECIALTIESGeneral Dermatology Skin Cancer Mohs Micrographic Surgery CoolSculptingCosmetic Dermatology Camisa Psoriasis Center Laser Treatments Medical Spa1-800-591-DERM | Multiple Locations for Convenient Care A Cool Night Out In Naples Tue. July 22, 2014 at 5:30Giveaways, refreshments, prizes & demonstrations.Downtown Naples Location: 261 9th Street SouthReserve your spot: 239-313-2553Attendance is complimentary, but RSVP is required.www.riverchasedermatology.comAsk your Riverchase Specialist for more information. Tuesday, July 22 at 5:30 SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSThe sweet aches and pains of this old heartTen years ago this month, a June bug chewed through my right eardrum. This happened on a camping trip in Central Florida near one of the cool, clear springs that runs through this state. One night I fell asleep to the sound of insects pinging off the side of the tent, curled up next to a boy I was just beginning to love, and woke later in the hot, humid darkness to something crawling in my ear. By the time I sat up and shook the boy next to me, that something had burrowed into my ear canal. We raced to the hospital in Gainesville, and while I sat in the emergency room waiting area, the bug inside my ear tore through my eardrum. For the last few centimeters, I could hear its mandibles clicking. The ER doctor told me the eardrum would grow back, and he was right it did. As far as my ear was concerned, the moment seemed to have passed without much consequence. But in the last few months, my right inner ear has begun to throb at odd times, especially at night. The effects of the June bug incident, it would seem, did not disappear. They simply submerged for a time. All this business with my ear has gotten me thinking about the heart. I wonder how many episodes from our past stay with us, just beneath the surface, waiting to reappear. My guess? All of them. Years ago, in high school, I had a thing for a boy with a fine nose and strong hands and a distant, indifferent air. He broke my heart again and again. Late in our senior year, when so much hurt had passed between us, I consoled myself by thinking, Ten years from now, I wont even remember his name. Remembering that moment now, I have to laugh. Were a few years shy of our 20th high-school reunion, and of course I havent forgotten his name. He still calls to say hello every now and then, and he never forgets my birthday. When I think of him, its not in our worst moments but in our best. Im strangely grateful for the time we shared. I recently spent a morning with a friends grandmother in the hospital. She talked about the pangs of old age, how when youre 83 if you wake up without an ache then you know its going to be a good day. But that almost never happens, she said. She made me think of the accumulated pains of our years, the wounds that stay with us, like my chewed up eardrum, how the old hurts never really go away. Our heart is like that, I think, always holding on to memories. I wonder if, as we age, our hearts dont throb with old aches the way some peoples joints hurt before a storm. I wonder, too, if thats such a bad thing, if there isnt some sweetness in it. Because when my ear hums these days, I think about a long-ago night beside a spring, the soft thwack of insects against tarp, and a boy sleeping next to me whom I would give anything to see again. Artis Henderson is the author of Unremarried Widow published by Simon and Schuster. artis I o


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PAGE 48 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 element of protest that the Emotional Traffic project had. This time, Mr. McGraw knows that the Sundown Heaven Town CD will be released in September, shortly after he plays the final tour date currently on the books for this summers concert run. A release date for Emotional Traffic was something Tim McGraw didnt have when he went on tour in summer 2011. Mr. McGraws label at the time, Curb Records, had decided to put Emotional Traffic on the shelf and instead release a McGraw best-of album, Number One Hits, in November 2010. With that album out, Curb was in no hurry to have new Mr. McGraw music hit the marketplace. Mr. McGraw had adamantly opposed the release of Number One Hits, noting it was the fourth greatest hits collection Curb had released and offered little that was new to his fans. He had wanted to release Emotional Traffic, but now the album was in limbo. The dispute eventually boiled over into a breach of contract lawsuit from Curb, which claimed Mr. McGraw had recorded Emotional Traffic too early. Mr. McGraw counter-sued, seeking reimbursement for his recording expenses, his advance and damages. Mr. McGraw won a major victory in November 2011 when a judge granted him permission to record for another label, ending his affiliation with Curb. Emotional Traffic was then released by Curb in January 2012. Mr. McGraw, meanwhile, finalized a new deal with Big Machine Records in May 2012 and quickly went to work on his next studio album, Two Lanes of Freedom. Sundown Heaven Town is set to arrive Sept. 16 less than 18 months after Two Lanes of Freedom was released. Thats notable, considering most of Mr. McGraws 11 Curb albums arrived at two-year intervals and Emotional Traffic wasnt released until almost three years after Mr. McGraws previous album, Southern Voice. Mr. McGraw, in a recent phone interview, said, however, that fans shouldnt expect him to keep turning out new albums at such a rapid pace. I dont want to say its a precedent, what Im doing now, and that Im going to continue to do this, he said. But there are good reasons why Two Lanes Of Freedom and Sundown Heaven Town are happening in quick succession. For one thing, the albums reflect a rejuvenation for Mr. McGraw. In fact, he has compared Two Lanes Of Freedom to his fourth studio album, 1997s Everywhere. That CD felt like a landmark effort for Mr. McGraw. It came after his marriage to fellow country star Faith Hill, was his first self-produced album and spawned four No. 1 country singles. Its widely considered the album on which Mr. McGraw came into his own as a country star. I went into record Everywhere, and it was the first album that I was putting my name on as producer and I felt like I had that energy, Mr. McGraw said. I felt like I had weaved myself (through) sort of the landmines a little bit where I felt like free to just make music. I sort of felt that way with Two Lanes of Freedom, and this album (Sundown Heaven Town) sort of just really extended that for me. Mr. McGraw didnt want to discuss his battles with Curb Records Its a new day. I dont want to get in the position of having to beat up anybody or beat up myself over those years. We had a lot of great success and (there are) a lot of great people there, he said but he clearly saw parallels in the environment he encountered in joining Big Machine Records and the way things felt at Curb heading into the Everywhere project. I think the label, (Big Machine President) Scott Borchetta and the team over at Big Machine had that sort of energy, Mr. McGraw said. They had that sort of drive and that go-out-andconquer-the-world attitude. That enthusiasm carried over to the making of Two Lanes Of Freedom and then on to last summers Two Lanes Of Freedom tour. Mr. McGraw didnt want that feeling to fade before he made his next record, so he didnt pause before going to work on what became Sundown Heaven Town. We came right off of the tour and went back into the studio, he said. We just really had this sort of renewed sense of purpose and drive and importance in what we were doing. I think as an artist, part of what you do is you feel important about what you do, about your music. It counts and it matters to you, and thats what it feels like to me right now. It may not matter to anybody else, but it matters to me. Not surprisingly, Mr. McGraw feels Sundown Heaven Town shares some significant traits with Two Lanes Of Freedom. They just seemed sort of like bookends to each other, sort of like volume one and volume two, Mr. McGraw said. I think that this one is an extension of Two Lanes of Freedom in a lot of ways sonically, sort of taking some of the things that we loved on Two Lanes of Freedom. For instance, the title cut, Two Lanes of Freedom, a song called Friend of a Friend, our direction sonically on the new album came sort of from those songs. Fans have gotten a couple of tastes of Sundown Heaven Town already. A first single, Lookin for That Girl, was released in January. Now a second song from the album, Meanwhile Back At Mamas, has been released. The earthy ballad about family and the familiarity and comfort of home finds Mr. McGraws wife, Ms. Hill, joining him on vocals, making the song something of an event. The demo of the song wasnt a duet, but Mr. McGraw felt his wife could make it extra-special. The song as a demo is just a guitar/vocal, Mr. McGraw said. I fell in love with it instantly. I loved what it said. It just had that quality that drew you in and put you in a place and time. I think it was something that everybody could relate to. And I just thought that Faith would bring a warmth to the song. Shes such a great singer, but she brings such emotion when she sings a song and such soul to it, that I think that instantly, the subject matter, what its about, and when you hear us sing together and you certainly hear her voice, it just instantly hits that nerve. The two singles wont be the only songs from Sundown Heaven Town in his live set, Mr. McGraw said. I love being able to go out and do a tour and play a lot of new music that no ones heard before to prepare them for whats coming on the album, he said. So its a little different than everybody knowing the stuff and hearing it. And for us, its that way, too, because its always cool to get the reaction of people when they hear a song theyve never heard before. And if they like it instantly, you can tell. SUNDOWNFrom page 1 >> What: Tim McGraw, with Cassadee Pope, Kip Moore >> When: 7 p.m. July 11 >> Where: Cruzan Amphitheatre, South Florida Fairgrounds, West Palm Beach >> Tickets: $35 and up >> Info: >> When: 7 p.m. July 12 >> Where: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa >> Tickets: $35 and up >> Info: BUDD BUTCHER / COURTESY PHOTOCountry music star Tim McGraw plays the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa on July 12. KRISTIN G / COURTESY PHOTO Cassadee Pope joins Tim McGraw on tour this summer. We just really had this sort of renewed sense of purpose and drive and importance in what we were doing. Tim McGraw


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 C5 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! BILL PERDICHIZZI / COURTESY PHOTOThis vintage photograph of a maypole dance is among those from which selected artists will be able to choose for reference as they create original works for Painting Southwest Florida History.vintage photographs that have been offered by historians Bill and Betsy Perdichizzi as references for their paintings. The deadline for applying is Sept. 2. Artists will be notified by Sept. 16 whether they are accepted into the show, at which time they will be able to choose an historic photograph from which to work. Painting Southwest Florida History will hang at the Marco Island Historical Museum Jan. 6-March 21, 2015. The complete call to artists is at and also at www. For more information, call Mr. England at 642-1440 or Carolyn Burger, president of Marco Island Foundation for the Arts, at 389-0280. HISTORYFrom page 1The Arsenault Gallery in Crayton Cove hosts an art show and reception from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 12. The evening will benefit New Life Nicaragua, a nonprofit operating in Managua, Nicaragua, dedicated to caring for abandoned and neglected children. NLN operates feeding stations for malnourished children living in the city dump and refugee camps and also helps build homes for refugee families, among other things. A short presentation about NLN will be given at 6:30 p.m. Money for NLN will be raised through the raffle of a giclee print by Paul Arsenault valued at $375. In addition, a percentage of all sales during the evening will be donated to the cause. At 4 p.m., integrative life guide and yoga therapist Grace Barr will offer a class at the gallery, with a requested offering in any amount to be donated to NLN. RSVPs are required for the yoga class and the reception. Call 263-1214. Art show benefits Nicaraguan nonprofit 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 239.592.0050 NoodlesCafe.comLUNCH/MONSAT 11 to 4 DINNER/SUNTHU 4 to 10 & FRISAT 4 to 11Not valid with any other offers or discounts. Must present ad. Noodles Original Famous Steak Marsala over Penne Pasta Chicken and Broccoli Uniquely Inspired Nawlins Pasta Bayou Homemade Spaghetti & Meatballs Italian Sausage with Onions & Peppers Homemade Fettuccine Chicken Carbonara All-You-Can-Eat Sushi $9.99All-You-Can-Eat Pasta $5.99

PAGE 50 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Theater Double Dip of Comedy The Way of All Fish and Wandas Visit by The Marco Players July 11-13 and 18-20. 1055 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. The Pirates of Penzance By the Opera Naples Summer Youth Program July 12-13 in the G&L Theatre at Community School of Naples. 13275 Livingston Road. 963-9050. Gypsy By The Naples Players at the Sugden Community Theatre through July 27. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers. org. Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Through Aug. 16 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www. The Little Mermaid Through Aug. 2 at the Broadway Palm Childrens Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www. Ongoing Exhibits Directors Picks Paintings, sculpture and glassworks among the favorites of gallery director Lynn Pitochelli at Trudy Labell Fine Art from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 2425 Tamiami Trail N. 434-7778 or Red, White & Blue A new collection by abstract expressionist Lynda Fay Braun at the Sweet Art Gallery. 2054 Trade Center Way. 597-2110. 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. Wartime Highlights Hollywoods Whos Who in World War II through Aug. 16 at the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida. 4760 Tamiami Trail N. 263-9200 or Water Life Art Works by local artists Christina Wyatt and Karen Swanker at Shangri-La Springs through Aug. 6. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 9490749 or French Flair Part of Paris & Provence at Jo-Gi Gallery from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Friday. 1080 Fifth Ave. S. 659-5644 or Thursday, July 10 Art Reception The Greater Naples YMCA and Collier County Sheriffs Office host a reception for Y Art, an exhibit featuring colorful pieces designed by children participating in the Ys early childhood and afterschool programs from 5-6:30 p.m. in the community gallery at CCSO headquarters. 3319 U.S. 41 E., Building J. 597-3148 or Girls Night Out Decanted Wines hosts a wine tasting with appetizers, chocolates, music, jewelry and more from 5-7 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 434-1814 or info@decantedwines. com. Live Jazz The Marc Vee Quartet performs at 7 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts Bonita. $20 for members, $25 for others in advance; $30 at the door. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or Just for Laughs Eric Schwartz takes the stage at the Off The Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island tonight through July 6. 389-6901 or Sweat the Small Stuff Its trivia night starting at 7 p.m. at the Naples English Pub. 5047 Tamiami Trail E. 7753727 or Summer Nights A DJ plays music from 7-11 tonight and every Thursday at Barbatella. 1290 Third St. S. 2 63-1955. Friday, July 11 Foreign Film South Regional Library presents a free screening of Never on Sunday (Greece, 1960) at 2 p.m. Registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252-7542 or Heres to Beers Naples Beach Brewery hosts a tasting and tour from 4-8 p.m. $15 includes 2 ounces of each beer brewed followed by two 12-ounce pours. Art Opening The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs holds an opening reception for the exhibit Moments from 6-8 p.m. The exhibition will be on display through July 24. 26100 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 495-8989 or www. Now Youre Cookin Chef Kristina Filippo of The Good Life of Naples leads a class in Italian summer classics from 6-8 p.m. $60. 514-4663 or www. Laugh It Off Carmen Ciricillo, Rob Glessner and Brian Corrion take the stage at Old Naples Comedy Club tonight and July 12. 1100 Sixth Ave. S. $15. 455-2844 or www.oldnaplescomedyclub. com. Saturday, July 12 Farmers Market Stock up on fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, cheese, pasta, coffee, doggy treats and more at the Third Street South Farmers Market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind Tommy Bahamas. More Fresh Produce The Golden Gate Farmers Market takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3300 Santa Barbara Blvd. 206-4339. Summer Cooking Learn the art of gnocchi in a class starting at 11:30 a.m. at Barbatella. $50. Reservations required. 1290 Third St. S. 2 63-1955 or ABCs of Yoga Bala Vinyasa Yoga presents an introduction to the basic poses of yoga from 1-2:30 p.m. $10. 6200 Trail Blvd. N. 598-1938 or www.bvyoga. com. Dixieland Jazz The Naples Jazzmasters perform from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris Center. Sponsored by the Naples Jazz Society. Free. 254-9674. Art for Nicaragua Arsenault Gallery in Crayton Cove hosts an art show and reception from 6-8 p.m. to benefit New Life Nicaragua. Yoga therapist Grace Barr will lead a class in the gallery at 4 p.m. (donation requested). RSVPs required for both reception and class. 764 12th Ave. S. 263-1214. See story on page C5. Smooth Jazz The Marc Vee Trio plays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at The Bay House Restaurant. 799 Walkerbilt Road. 591-3837. Live Tunes Bob Zottola performs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Chrissys Tavern & Bistro. 3340 Tamiami Trail E. 775-0101 or It Takes Two Pablo Repun Tango hosts a beginners class from 7-8 p.m. followed by milonga for everyone. Bring your own wine; snacks provided. $15. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or www. Live Jam The Blutones perform from 7-10 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun and Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Sunday, July 13 Fresh Goods The Collier Boulevard Farmers Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 11725 C ollier Blvd. 206-4339. Painting Time Dagnys Spirits hosts a Paint your Pet class from 1-4 p.m. $45. Registration strongly suggested. 15205 Collier Blvd. 384-9241 or www. Trudy Labell Fine Art hosts its inaugural Summer Survivors Party: Happy, Hot & Humid, a toast to those who stay around for the dog days, from 5-7 p.m. July 17. The gallerys signature ARTini and hors doeuvres will be served. Works on display in keeping with the theme include, clockwise from above: Two Girls Walking Under Pier, by Joel Babb; The Call, by Stephen Coyle; Dots on the Dock, by Carol OMalia; and Cindys Drive-in In Twilight, by Randall Deihl. 2425 Tamiami Trail N. Reservations required by July 14. 434-7778.


Foreign Film The Renaissance Academy of FGCU presents a screening and discussion of Twin Sisters (Netherlands, 2002) at 2 p.m. at the FGCU Naples Center. $5 for academy members, $8 for others. Registration encouraged. 434-4737. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Opera at the Movies Silverspot Cinema presents a transmission of Teatro Carolo Felices performance of Puccinis Turandot at 6 tonight and 1 p.m. July 15. Monday, July 14 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 The Secret in their Eyes (Argentina, 2009) at 7 p.m. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. Your Cards Right Its bingo night starting at 7 p.m. at the Naples English Pub. 5047 Tamiami Trail E. 7753727 or Tunes The Sweet Tease takes the stage starting at 6 p.m. at South Street City Oven & Grill. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 435-9333 or Tuesday, July 15 Book Discussion Naples Regional Library hosts a discussion of Louise Enrdrichs Round House at 2 p.m. Registration required. Free. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or Historical Images Artist Malenda Trick will commence painting a wall with historical images of America at war beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Marco Island Historical Museum. 642-1440 or www. See story on page A17.Live Blues Rick Howard and the Mudbone Blues and Beyond Jam perform from 8-11 p.m. at Weekend Willies. 5310 Shirley St. 597-3333 or Tango Tuesdays Step up for intermediate and advanced tango class from 8-9 p.m. at Pablo Repun Tango. $5. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or www. Wednesday, July 16 Art & Nature Shangri La Springs opens to the public for Art & Nature from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plein air painters work at their easels set up throughout the property. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 949-0749 or Film South Regional Library presents a screening of Blade Runner (USA, 1982) at 2 p.m. Free. Registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252-7542 or Coming Up Run, Stretch, Breathe Lululemon Athletica and Bala Vinyasa Yoga hosts a 2-mile fun run followed by a 30-minute yoga session from 6-7:15 p.m. July 17. Meet at Lululemon in Waterside Shops. Free. Registration required. 598-1938. Kitchen Basics Chef Kristina Filippo of The Good Life of Naples leads a classa bout roasting from 6-8 p.m. July 17. $60. 514-4663 or Tunes Daniel Melvin & Darci J and Stephen John perform along Third Street South from 6-9 p.m. July 17. Free. Hour Cycle Time Trial Cycle of Naples hosts a Gin & Juice happy hour cycle July 18. A 5:30 p.m. cycling class will be followed by happy hour featuring cocktails made by Raw Juice Girl Delivered, mini-facials by LeMasque and items from MeganRose Boutique. 3080 Tamiami Trail. Dress It Up Blue Martini hosts its annual Little Black Dress Party starting at 8 p.m. July 19. 591-2583 or www. Orchid Design Naples Botanical Garden holds an orchid design class from 9-11 a.m. July 19. $70 for members, $100 for others. 643-7275 or www. Everyday Etiquette Marilyns Distinctive European Fashions presents a class in Mother-Daughter Everyday Etiquette fr om 11 a.m. to noon July 19. Free. Reservations required. 206-4460. 375 Fifth Ave. S. Ho! Ho! Ho! True Fashionistas Designer Resale in the Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt holds its second annual Christmas in July from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 25. Wear your ugly Christmas sweater and you might win a gift card. Enjoy holiday music and treats and a 20 percent discount on all purchases. 596-5044 or Jazz on the Gulf The 29th season of SummerJazz on the Gulf free concerts on the lawn at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Course continues with Late Night Brass, July 26; Pocket Change, Aug. 16; and The Mud Flappers Band, Sept. 13. All concerts take place from 7-10 p.m. 2612222 or www Submit calendar listings and high-resolution photos to events@floridaweekly. com. Email text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon Sunday. WHAT TO DONAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 C7 GravityStarring Sandra Bullock & George Clooney Rated: PG-13 TUESDAY, JULY 15th, 8:30pOn the lawn across from Naples Flatbread and Yogurbella Free Admission Lawn Chairs Welcome Bio New York | Buy One Get One Half Off on womens apparel and jewelry| 239.514.3777GiGis Childrens Boutique | 10% Off all merchandise (excluding Orbit strollers) | 239.254.0800Jos. A. Bank | 20% new customer discount | 239.513.9372Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar | Buy One Flatbread and Get the Second (equal or lesser value) FREE | 239.431.8259Spectacles | 15% Off eyew ear (excluding Cartier and Chrome Hearts) | 239.566.9300Stage 62 Deli | Buy Two Get One Free on all sandwiches (dine in and take out) | 239.597.2800 *Discounts are available on July 15 only. Contact merchants for details and hours. Mention Mercato Event to receive discount. LOCATED JUST NORTH OF VANDERBILT BEACH ROAD ON U.S. 41239.254.1080 | Warner Bros.South Regional Library presents a screening of Blade Runner (USA, 1982) at 2 p.m. July 16. Free. Registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252-7542 or www.

PAGE 52 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 ARTS COMMENTARY Gritty and pretty and set in GalvestonSerendipitys a marvelous thing. I just read two novels back-to-back that, at the outset, seemingly had nothing in common. The Promise, a literary novel by Ann Weisgarber, is set in 1900 and tells the tale of a woman from Ohio who, in desperate straits, marries a man she knew though not very well in high school. Oscar is now a dairy farmer in Galveston, Texas, newly widowed with a 4-year-old son. Catherine Wainwright is a concert pianist, and Texas farm life is a far cry from the cultured life she lived. Galveston, by Nic Pizzolatto, is a gritty modern tale of Roy Cady, a loan sharks bagman who goes on the run with a prostitute. They leave New Orleans and eventually wind up in Galveston. (Mr. Pizzolatto, who wrote a couple of episodes for the first season of The Killing, is the creator, writer and executive producer of the wildly successful HBO series True Detective.) But the two books have more in common than coincidentally being set in Galveston. Both novels open with scenes of death, or impending death. Heres how The Promise begins, narrated by Nan, a neighbor of Oscars: There wasnt nothing good about funerals. The very notion of them was a disturbance. Ive told my kin, when my time comes, dont lay me out for people to look at. Just close the coffin and bury me quick. But these Catholics had other notions. They stretched a funeral like nobody else could. She describes the scene of the vigil with perfect detail, especially how the men react: They turned their hats in their hands as they mumbled condolences; Daddy kept pinching the crown in his. My brothers werent much better but the married men were the most skittish. Their gazes skipped around until they found their wives. Dont die, I could see the men think. Dont leave me with our little ones, me not knowing what to do, me having to give them away or remarry quick. Dont let me be like Oscar, widowed with a four-yearold boy. It was hurtful to watch. Galveston opens with a blunt prognosis of death: A doctor took pictures of my lungs. They were full of snow flurries. When I walked out the office all the people in the waiting room looked grateful they werent me. Certain things you can see in a persons face. Later, as Roy tries to come to grips with the news, he says, Theres no getting out alive, but you hope to avoid a deadline. Both plots are full of surprises, impossible to predict. Both authors have lively description. Heres Roy waiting in a room: The light from the blinds poured across me in old-fashioned prison stripes. And his description of a bar: Kind of small, it had a low ceiling and three pool tables, stuffed with fat women and angry men drinking Miller Lite and waiting for a fight The national and confederate flags hung along a back wall above a picture of Ronnie Reagan and his heroic hair. And his description of a couple guys he meets in the bar: Id known dudes like this my whole life, country morons stuck in a state of permanent resentment. They abuse small animals, grow up to beat their kids with belts and wreck their trucks driving drunk, find Jesus at forty and start going to church and using prostitutes. Its a gritty, hardscrabble world. In The Promise, Catherine finds Texas backward and primitive. But she finds beauty in the Gulf of Mexico, and there is always escape in her music. The descriptions arent snappy noir one-liners like those in Galveston. They make more sense in the context of the novel. But heres Nans description of Catherine playing Moonlight Sonata: It was like nothing Id ever heard before. This music clutched at my heart: It made everything around me fall away. Without knowing how I got there, I found myself in the parlor but off to the side. Mrs. Williams sat on the bench, there were sheets of paper spread out in front of the piano. She played, leaning into the music, swaying a little. Each note bore down. Each note pulled at me and stirred up everything I thought I was done with the boys I had intended to marry, the loss of Bernadette. And the wanting of Oscar. Mrs. Williams played on and on, laying bare the thing that hurt the most: Oscar picking a woman so different from me. I had my hands to my chest; my heart was near to bursting wide open. Then she played the last two chords, deep and somber. The music hung in the air before it slipped away, overcome by the low crashing sound of the surf. The Promise tells the story through the narrative of two different women: Nan and Catherine. We see the misunderstandings, the cultural differences, the assumptions. Galveston follows a structure a little similar to that of True Detective, with Roy narrating in 1987 and then 2008, alternating between the two. Publishers Weekly called The Promise shades of Willa Cather, Sinclair Lewis and Conrad Richter. And though narrated by two women, its the furthest thing from chick lit.The Dallas Morning News said that Galveston delivers knockout crime noir, calling it a cross between Dashiell Hammetts The Maltese Falcon and Raymond Carvers boozy short stories. The book was an Edgar Award finalist. But, as in many hardcore crime novels, women and non-Anglo ethnicities arent treated with much respect. Women, for the most part, are either victims or whores, or both. Both novels have strong voices, strong points of view and a definite sense of place. 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Andrew Furman, a professor of literature and creative writing at Florida Atlantic University, joins this company with his totally engaging collection of short essays about his 17-year journey toward a deep understanding of the place he has chosen to make his home. This place is not the Boca Raton with which most of us are familiar. Mr. Furmans quest was a search for understanding and belonging. He sought to remove the distance between the patterns of his daily life the routines of suburbia and academe and the coexistent but largely unnoticed patterns of wildlife and plant life. Over the course of many years, the accumulation of observations and knowledge took on, more and more, a spiritual dimension. With the exception of an extended meditation on squirrels, the essays mostly concern fish, birds and trees. The authors amateur field work is accompanied by a great deal of reading and by interaction with those who share his developing passion. He finds that it takes determination hard work, even to make the time and effort. Energy and hours must be stolen from set responsibilities and ingrained habits. Thats where family comes in. One of the several charms of this inspiring book is how the author and his wife, Wendy, involve their children in this experiment. Childrearing is enhanced by the ways in which the Furmans shape their childrens informal education through shared experiences of nature. A redirected use of family time deepens relationships. His essays reveal Mr. Furmans keen descriptive skills. He can pin down not only what we need to know, but also what we need to see in order to value the importance the essential distinction and dignity of the live oak, the geiger tree and the coontie plant. Each essay includes the author in the act of seeking and discovering. Exposition, description and narration interact with grace and power. This slim book includes beautifully fashioned essays about fishing and gardening; detailed appreciations of burrowing owls, painted bunting, the ivory-billed woodpecker, the snail kite; and many essays of moral import. Andrew Furman and his family are fighting against time, indifference, poor resource management decisions and the seemingly inevitable consequences of paving paradise. People still dont get it: Remove a grove of trees and you remove the birds that nest only in that particular kind of tree. Every action we take in our shared environment has expected and unexpected consequences. Endangered species? What isnt? We need books like this. We need to slow down and absorb The Tale of a Cuban Immigrant, sharing Mr. Furmans excitement over the possible sighting of a rare Cuban pewee. Rolled into this quest is the author's profound worry:Mostly, whenever the opportunity arises I light out to various Florida outposts to observe the routine and proper workings of the natural world. The endeavor takes more and more strenuous effort these days in my part of the world, and probably in most of the industrialized world. Indeed, the indigenous rhythms throughout the state of Florida grow all the more faint; and, complicating matters, we grown increasingly deaf to them. These rhythms reverberate out of earshot as we cower in our climate-controlled cars, homes and offices.I mentioned above that Bitten is packed with the authors education through reading. Regularly, he excerpts or paraphrases passages from the great naturalists: William Bartram, Roger Tory Peterson, Marjorie Stoneman Douglas and many others. His tragicomic Thoreau in Florida helps us realize habitat differences: In the wake of reading Walden, a walking tour in a preserved patch of the northern Everglades doesnt allow much interaction between Henry David Thoreaus masterwork and the scene at hand until a Carolina wren shows up to make the connection. Thoreau had seen one too. He and Mr. Furmans students had something to share. For all of us, Bitten has much to share. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. u t t s c p Furman


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 WITH $100 PURCHASE OF PANDORA JEWELRY.* July 10 20FREE PANDORA BRACELET AT THE MERCATO PROTOCOL CELEBRITY EXTRAMacfarlane finds love on the Hallmark Channel BY CINDY ELAVSKYQ: One of my favorite shows was Brothers and Sisters. Can you tell me what my favorite actor from that show, Luke Macfarlane, has coming up next? Vivian R., Brunswick, Ga.A: Luke can be seen next starring in the Hallmark Movie Channels original movie The Memory Book, which premieres at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26. The story centers on photographer Chloe (played by Meghan Ory), who stumbles upon an old photo album from the 1970s. She sets out to find the couple in the album to prove that true love exists. Along the way, she meets Gabe Sinclair (Luke), a mysterious but charming bartender who soon finds himself falling in love with her. I spoke with Luke about what the movie means to him: I think its about investigating the past and learning from those whove come before us about how to live our lives. That sounds a little over the top, but I think the movie is about what the generation before us has to teach us. Im a big history buff myself. I always look to the past, and I think thats what our main characters are doing looking to the past and seeing how it formed them. I think its also about staying open to the possibility of love. Q: I was super excited about the new series Hieroglyph, and now I hear it wont be airing. Whats up with that? Gina R., via emailA: Fox recently announced that its decided to pull the plug on the historical fantasy/thriller centered on ancient Egypt, even though it gave the green light and shot the pilot episode. A ccording to insiders: The series wasnt creatively coming together the way executives had hoped. After watching the trailer for the series, to me it looked like a cheap Game of Thrones rip-off, so maybe Fox execs were saving us from finding that out for ourselves. Q: You wrote before that Cedar Cove is returning this summer. Do you know when yet? Audrey E., via emailA: The popular Hallmark Channel series starring Andie MacDowell returns for its 12-episode second season on Thursday, July 17, at 8/7c. The show opens with Olivia (Andie MacDowell) and Jack (Dylan Neal) rushing to the hospital to wait with Jacks son, Eric (Tom Stevens), as Erics girlfriend suffers from a serious pregnancy complication. This causes Olivia to flash back to the last time she was in the hospital the tragic day her son died. Write to Cindy at King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475; or email her at Luke Macfarlane


True lavender from Provence is a medicinal plant that has been used since ancient times. Due to its many virtues, essential oil of true lavender is the most widely used oil in aromatherapy. It is used as treatment for insomnia, irritability, headaches and stress. Lavender is also a disinfectant and prevents scarring; it helps ght against infection, aids relaxation and soothes pain. Expires July 17, 201420% OFFAll Purchases! e Village on Venetian Bay 4350 Gulf Shore Boulevard Suite 608, Naples 239.331.7112 eLavenderOnline.comHAPPY BASTILLE DAY! e Only United States Store Dedicated to the True Lavender Products of Provence NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C19 SOCIETYOpening night for Gypsy by The Naples PlayersLike 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@ GREIFF / FLORIDA WEEKLYRose Gelin, Zurisadai Moxam and Christian Vallejo J O EL G REIFF / FL O RIDA WEEKL Y Rose Gelin, Zurisadai Moxam and Christian Vallejo 1. Mary Vertin and Bruce Robertson 2. Tori Pizzi and Donna Cowley 3. Roger Krim and Kathleen Odum 4. Mary Ann Shea and Kerry Shea 5. Heloisa Digangi, CJ Fess and Cindy Smith 6. Marianne Taylert and Roger Glasby 7. Ray Crisci and Anne Crisci 8. Judy Gueldner and Terry Gueldner 3. 4. 1. 6. 7. 8. 5. 2.

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PAGE 66 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 Dinner Daily at 5:00 p.m. Open Sunday for Brunch 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Happy Hour from 4:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. Live Music in the Tavern239.591.3837 799 WALKERBILT ROAD, NAPLES Located Off U.S. 41, Mile North of Immokalee RoadBAYHOUSENAPLES.COM HOT DAYS, COOL NIGHTS AT THE CLAW BAR D g Days of SummerDine at Agave Bar & Grill every Wednesday through August 27 to support Agave will donate a percentage of all sales to purchase dog food which will be matched pound for pound by Every Wednesday through August 27239.598.34732380 Vanderbilt Beach Road(corner of Airport & Vanderbilt)Locally owned and operated.Subject to change; reservations recommended. Sub Sub Sub Sub Su S jec jec jec ec t t t t t t t t t o c o c c c o h han ha han han h ge; ge; ge; re re re e ser ser ser r r r vat vat vat va ion ion ion s r s r s r eco eco eco co c mme mme mme nde nde nde d. d. d. PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: Angelinas Ristorante, 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 3903187 From the deluxe atmosphere to the expansive wine program to the extraordinary twists on Italian cuisine, Angelinas Ristorante set the bar high when it opened in 2008 and remains one of Bonita Springs finer dining experiences. Although categorized as Italian, the brand has stretched to reflect the restaurants broader aspirations. Also injecting some new interest: the recent appointment of consulting Executive Chef Sarah Gruenberg, a runner-up in TVs Top Chef: Texas competition in 2012. She elevates something as basic as flatbreads with interesting toppings such as squash blossoms. At the more rarefied end, consider oh-so-tender, dry-aged steak tartar with truffle shavings a modern twist on a classic. Its tempting to make an entire meal from the freshly made pastas with add-ins such as crab and slow-roasted veal, but dont miss inventive entrees such as seared scallops paired with crisply roasted pork belly sprinkled with Brussels sprout leaves. Desserts are surprising inexpensive and worth saving room for. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed February 2014 The Bay House, 799 Walkerbilt Road, Naples; 591-3837 Seated in the dining room gazing out on the tranquil mangrove-lined Cocohatchee River, its hard to believe U.S. 41 is just yards away. The grand view is matched by superb food and polished service. Executive Chef Andy Hunter and his team have done a masterful job of showcasing fresh seafood with a nod to carnivores in the form of steak and one chicken dish. An appetizer called South of Broad features fried green tomatoes, tangy goat feta, basil puree and tomato jam. A roasted beet and citrus salad, which included a delicious horseradish panna cotta, was also delicious. The Coastal Pan Roast featured golden tilefish, shrimp, a Tampa devil crab, Carolina gold rice, baby vegetables, corn pudding and red wine sauce. Seafood Pirlau contained scallops, shrimp, mussels and outstanding house-made seafood sausage in a mild seafood brandade. Aptly named Florida Sunshine goat cheese cheesecake with pink grapefruit gelee and pools of blood orange and lemon curd, finished with tangy lime granita was an excellent finish. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2014 Bruninas Pizza and Pasta, 4330 Thomasson Drive, Hammock Cove, Naples; 530-0084 This is a bustling neighborhood joint, where pizza is the main draw but a menu of moderately priced Italian classics are available as well, and its just fine to show up in your shorts and T-shirt. Checkered plastic tablecloths and arched doorways give it the feel of a trattoria. Mushrooms stuffed with cheese, spinach and garlic and fried calamari were good, although the calamari arrived late. Salads were fresh, with tasty balsamic vinaigrette, but our entrees arrived before we had much time to enjoy them. Shrimp over pasta with pesto cream sauce was a nightly special. The shrimp were big and juicy, but the sauce was disappointingly bland. Better were the Gnocchi a la Mamma, tender-chewy pillows topped with mushrooms, spinach, white wine, garlic and olive oil. Service was pleasant but spotty, with long periods when our waiter was absent. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed February 2014 The Local, 5323 Airport-Pulling Road, Naples; 596-3276 This is a restaurant whose name aptly describes its mission: serving as much farmand sea-to-table food as can be procured from area farms and local waters. Run by two Culinary Institute of America alums, one of who also did a stint at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, The Local has a creative menu, an unfussy setting and a friendly, accommodating staff. Local items are boldfaced on the menu. Clam flatbread, featuring Pine Island clams, local tomatoes and herbs on a thin, yeasty crust, was a great starter. So was the snapper ceviche, with locally grown serrano peppers, avocado, red onion, cilantro, golden grape tomatoes and citrus. Grilled Gulf-caught cobia with tomato confit and grass-fed short ribs were simply but expertly prepared. Sides of calabaza squash, crunchy chard and smashed potatoes were all cooked perfectly. For dessert: two minisized treats, Key lime panna cotta and bread pudding, both just right. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed June 2013 Texas Tonys BBQ Shack, 4519 Tamiami Trail E., Naples; 732-8392 A side venture of the Phelan family, owners of the locally grown Pinchers Crab Shacks, Texas Tonys is plastered with Lone Star State flags, horseshoes and longhorn antlers. The loaded chopped pork nachos did not showcase the meat as well as it should have, and the Boom Boom shrimp lost their batter in a sea of spicy cream sauce. But the spice-rubbed baby back ribs had a good, charry bark along the edges, while the meat remained incredibly tender and had the all-important pink smoke ring. A quarter chicken was super-moist, and the meat slipped easily off the bone. Its darkly varnished skin was visible evidence of the restaurants smoker (which uses orangewood, a subtle alternative to the stronger hickory or oak). The star of the meal was the Texan, a huge sandwich of super-tender brisket, cole slaw, pickles, onions and barbecue sauce served on Texas toast. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed October 2012 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 10-16, 2014 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102 Reservations 239.659.7008 VerginaRestaurant.comVergina, The Taste Youll Never Forget in a Place Youll Always Remember!VERGINATHE STAR OF MEDITERRANEAN-ITALIAN CUISINE ON FIFTH CAN USE ONLY ONE PROMOTION AT A TIME. MENU IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND/OR AVAILABILITY. OFFERS VAID UNTIL JULY 31STA NOT to Miss Fun NightVergina Proudly Announces Gentlemens NightLadies You Are Absolutely Invited Early Dinner Special $18.953 Course Per PersonSummer Special $23.954 Course Per Person20% OFFREGULAR MENU ANY TIME DAILYEvery Wednesday Night This Summer Drinks & Appitizers 1/2 off all night from 8:00 til close Live Entertainment 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 LUNCH SPECIALMain Course with Soda, Iced Tea or Coffee $12.95Offered Daily from 11:30 AM-3:30 PMFujis owners step it up a notch with Araya Sushi Asian GrillIf youve been to Fuji Sushi Bar & Asian Bistro in North Naples, you have already sampled the first-rate food and service offered by its owners, Jon and On Augsondthung. After five years of success with Fuji, the enterprising couple has launched a second venture: Araya Sushi Asian Grill, just off Immokalee Road in the Sams Club Plaza next door to Cicis Pizza. Like Fuji, Araya serves a wide range of sushi as well as cooked Thai and Japanese dishes. But in addition, the new restaurant has more seating and a larger sushi bar and kitchen, allowing for an even more expansive menu. Araya, which means beautiful lady in Thai, is named for Mr. Augsondthungs mother. Its a lovely modern space, with slate gray walls and an accent wall lined with wood and shiny mother-of-pearl-like tiles that resemble rippling water. There are black tile floors, a sprawling sushi bar and three flat-screen TVs (just in case you arent captivated by watching the sushi chefs masterfully craft their rolls and nigiri). Mr. Augsondthungs stellar sushi certainly plays the leading role here, but theres so much more to explore, including a dozen yakitori items priced by the skewer. Yakitori technically means grilled chicken, which is among the options. But this is really kushiyaki, since it also includes other intriguing items such as calamari steak, scallop with bacon as well as Berkshire pork sausage. Each is priced at $2.95 to $4.95 per skewer. Yakitori bars have been popular in larger cities for several years. Its nice to see the trend finally heading our way. Nonetheless, you might find as I did on my first visit that there are so many other tantalizing dishes, the yakitori has to wait. Consider appetizers such as spicy tuna nachos, lobster crunch and carpaccio of hamachi with jalapenos, octopus and cucumber or tuna and avocado. It was the sauted chicken livers and asparagus ($7.95) that spoke to me. The livers were well seasoned and cooked to perfection, served with inch-long pieces of tendercrisp asparagus. Sauted livers are tough to find; the Araya kitchen knows how to treat them so that they are tender inside but slightly crisp outside. Traditional miso soup ($3.50) was hot and flavorful, a light and refreshing start to the meal. Do not miss the sushi, even if the whole table simply shares one roll. Mr. Augsondthung and his team excel in creating beautiful, imaginative and scrupulously fresh rolls. We tried the tiger roll ($14.95), which begins with shrimp tempura thats joined with asparagus, avocado, wrapped in rice and seaweed then topped with sesame seeds, masago and layers of smoked salmon, eel and wakame with a garnish of micro greens. It was huge, gorgeous and delicious. Another highlight was the aptly named mummy roll ($15.95), thusly dubbed for the rice paper layer with which its wrapped. Inside is spicy blue crab with rice and a seaweed wrap, the aforementioned rice paper and a showy topping of mango sauce, black and red tobiko and (edible) gold flakes. A word of warning here: If you have soup or appetizers and two of the oversized sushi rolls, you might be full before the entrees arrive. In the interest of research, we took a stab at a couple of them anyway: grilled salmon ($18.95), simply prepared with teriyaki sauce, baby bok choy and rice; and lychee duck curry ($22.95), consisting of a crisply roasted half duck served with lychee, bell peppers, tomatoes, basil and a nicely balanced curry sauce. Both were beautifully presented, showing that the kitchen crew takes as much pride in its work as do the sushi chefs in the front of the house. Dessert, anyone? No, really, we simply couldnt. But we managed nonetheless to do a fair bit of damage to a Tokyo sundae ($6.95), a colorful concoction that boasts a sticky rice base, green tea ice cream (you can substitute red bean ice cream), a topping of red bean paste and garnishes of lychee and coconut. I recommend ordering one and sharing it. Its refreshing and not overly sweet, making it a splendid ending to a meal full of great flavors and textures. The service staff is charming and efficient, pacing courses properly and making sure our glasses were filled with wellchilled Hakutsuro Junmai Dai Ginjo ShoUne sake, which proved an excellent companion to the variety of dishes we sampled. (The menu offers a variety of sake as well as wine and beer.) But theres so much ground left to cover. There is a host of sushi and sashimi, which can be ordered on a bountiful boat accompanied by salad and miso soup, or any of the creative rolls as well as cooked entrees such as country basil chicken or whole fried red snapper with homemade sweet chili sauce and kaffir lime. And then theres the yakitori, which can be a meal unto itself, especially if you try all 12 varieties. Fuji regulars have already found this new spot, greeting the Augsondhungs with hugs as they eagerly took seats and checked out the new menu. Araya lives up to its name. It is a lovely spot with food thats as delicious as it is beautiful. karen CUISINE Araya Sushi Asian Grill >> Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon to 10 p.m. Sunday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $2.95-$12.95; sushi/sashimi, $1.95-$8.95; sushi rolls, $5.95-$17.95; entrees, $12.95-$27.95 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served. >> Seating: Banquettes, tables at the sushi bar >> Specialties of the house: Sushi and Thai and Japanese dishes >> Volume: Low to moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: or on FacebookRatings: Food: 1/2 Service: 1/2 Atmosphere: 1/22650 Immokalee Road, Naples; 593-3344SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor PHOTOS BY KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYA tiger roll is a bounty of textures and flavors, mixing crunchy tempura shrimp with smoked salmon, eel and wakame. Crisp roasted duck comes with lychee, tomatoes, bell peppers and a tangy curry sauce.Sauted chicken livers and asparagus make a flavorful start to dinner.


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WHAT MAKES A HOME? IS IT FURNITURE, the floor plan, the dcor? Or is it the memories made between the walls, in yards and on porches? For Kim and Theo Etzel, home truly is where the heart is. And as the saying goes, their home is full of heartfelt memories filled with family, aspirations and celebrations. To me, this is a home, not just a house, so in collecting the things we surround ourselves with, we focus on selecting items that represent family times and our experiences, Mr. Etzel says. We want it to be warm, inviting and fun and be a great place physically and mentally. The Etzels have spent years in their North Naples home and have collected art and other collectibles from travels and life experiences. Behind each item is a special story. One favorite is a map of the United States by artist Aaron Foster made entirely from color-coordinated license plates. The couple purchased it while traveling. Theo and I have both had jobs where we traveled a lot, Mrs. Etzel says. We love the creativity of the map and how the license plates each reflect their own state. America is such a great country, and there is a patriotism you feel when looking at this map, Mr. Etzel addss. We love living in the United States, and part of the specialness of the map is the memory it evokes of all the travels weve done throughout this great land. Another bright feature in the familys dining area is the Etzels Sticks table and chairs, new additions from a 1950s-style diner booth. They purchased this table because the message is so closely aligned with their lifelong philosophies. The table and chairs tell us to, Dream, Sit, Share and Relax every time we sit down, Mrs. Etzel says. They all speak to our family theme of connecting with each other, those we break bread with and a happy place to talk and work. The Etzels like encouraging messages, and its obvious that when it comes to guests, theyve never met a stranger. They have created several ways for guests to feel welcome in their home, including continuing a modified tradition from Mrs. Etzels childhood that has become a permanent fixture. There was a tradition in my childhood home where we had a guest book that all visitors to our home could sign. Theo and I wanted to do something similar. Our guests have the opportunity to leave us a handwritten note on our blinds in our dining area, Mrs. Etzel says. These blinds open a dialogue, and this unique guest registry makes us smile each time we re-read the messages from guests weve been blessed to host in our home. Mrs. Etzels Heritage Makers business is all about documenting your personal stories. In essence, her job is to help people organize the treasures of memory. She meets with people in a joyful office JULY 2014 LUXE LIVING 3FLORIDA WEEKLY LUXE AT HOMEThe heartfelt home Kim and Theo Etzel put family, friends and memories first SEE HOME, 4 BY KELLY MERRITTFlorida Weekly Correspondent Theo and Kim Etzel work from their respective home offices. Mrs. Etzels office is filled with colorful materials she uses in her business, while Mr. Etzels space is filled with lifetime mementos referenced in his new book. s happyplacetotalkandwork. v i s s i gn do g u e t o l n o t e d ini n Th e l o gu e re g is t T f o fi sh w h fil l r e f a e l a t el v e i ta rt e ss t he s o f e v e h is fea mily s s happyplacetotalkan TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY NAPLES 2465 Trade Center Way 239-592-6006 BONITA SPRINGS 3333 R enaissance Blvd 239-948-9000 Monday Friday 9 to 5 Saturday 10 to 4 LIGHTING WILSONLIGHTING.COMFill your home with oohs and ahhs every night of the year. Its easy with great lighting from Wilson.Indoor Sparklers. UP TO $500 IN FREE MATERIAL UPGRADES AND ACCESSORIES!* *See your PLC sales representative for more information. Your Hometown Closet Company 1408 Railhead Boulevard, Naples, Florida 34110 O 239.260.1890 W Call us today to set up a complimentary estimate!


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY4 JULY 2014 LUXE AT HOMEHOMEFrom page 3where uplifting words and beautiful photos accent her every view, and she helps clients assemble photos and mementos from their lives through storybooks and digital scrapbooking, among other items. The stories are not always happy stories they are joyful stories, sad stories and heartfelt stories but people come over and share them with me, Mrs. Etzel says. Even though it feels like a lot to look at, the dcor brings joy and evokes positive feelings. She and Mr. Etzel each have their own offices in the home, which both say is a must-have, even though theyve been happily married for 34 years. Mr. Etzel has a history of championing talent in his business, Conditioned Air. Mentoring and helping young minds find their paths in a working world is one of his lifes passions. But running a $30 million corporation doesnt allow for much time to share that experience on an individual basis. In the Etzel familys bright home, ensconced in his office surrounded by photos of loved ones and mementos of a life well lived, Mr. Etzel has penned his forthcoming inspirational businessmanagement book. It can be challenging to navigate the complicated world of business while still maintaining an ethical perspective, he says. Although I do spend a lot of time helping those who want to be successful, I hope this book will reach a broader audience and especially help young people who have recently graduated and are embarking on the next phase of their lives. Prodding him along in his home office were photos of him and Mrs. Etzel when they first met, meaningful letters and even poetry, some of it written by Mr. Etzel, who is also an avid reader. Mr. Etzel says in decades of experience, through successes and challenges in his own businesses, being able to have that very positive, albeit private, place to write in the home helped him put pen to paper. Im often asked about how to balance home and work, and what has worked for me is when youre at work, be at work, but when youre at home, be at home, he says. Having that extra space to be creative in your home is important, and you can be near your family at a moments notice. Connecting the Etzels offices are collages chronicling the lives of the couples two children, Chad and Kristen. A new collage has begun to take shape of the Etzels new grandbaby, Macie Kate. Traveling has led to many of the pieces in the Etzels collection. Mrs. Etzel was attending a Creative Memories convention, and one topic discussed was where there is one chair, there should be another. That hit home with me lets make a connection, share, be good listeners, she says. The couple soon after replaced a piece of original art with the photo canvas they now have of the group of Adirondack chairs from an island in the Bahamas. It made me think of a comfortable connection with friends, and thats how we want our house to be. The Etzels enjoy patronizing the same artists, and the clock in their living-room corner is by the same artists who created their newest table. What really grabs the eye in the kitchen is their original Ben and Jerrys menu and neon ice cream cone light. All these items reflect the couples personalities: fun and easygoing. Oftentimes, Mr. Etzel cooks for family and friends with the neon bouncing off the colors in the rest of the house. The couple also has a collection of animal art throughout the house, including a matching pair of frogs that they decorate for special occasions, representing their whimsical side. Most of all, the Etzels are drawn to what cant be bought, but remembered. 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PAGE 76 FLORIDA WEEKLY8 LUXE LIVING JULY 2014 COVER STORYREASONS FOR RENOVATION VARY wildly when it comes to why homeowners opt for makeovers. Dated dcor, revamping a kitchen, empty nesters suddenly having extra space all can give cause for a re-do. But oftentimes, makeovers happen simply because a home gets a new owner who wants to make his or her own statement. The latter was the case when the a luxury condominium unit at The Biltmore at Bay Colony, Naples, changed hands and the new owner wanted to spice things up. The kitchen makeover was achieved by Naples-based EBL Construction in conjunction with EBL Interiors, which are both divisions of EBL Partners. Jeff Mahon, design and procurement manager for EBL Interiors, has a lot of experience when it comes to project such as this. His three tried-and-true tips for homeowners include designing a kitchen that functions for either one cook or a team of caterers, making sure all components are in scale with the existing space,and, of course, opening the space to include adjacent rooms, if possible. In this case, the redesign team faced some extra challenges. But instead of getting out of the kitchen because they couldnt face the heat, as the saying goes, these designers pulled off a makeover that resulted in one of Naples coolest kitchens. Fortunately, the client was very open to reconfiguring not only the kitchen, but the adjoining living space with a bar and entertainment area. We were challenged due to the special access we needed in the neighboring condominium unit in order to relocate the plumbing system to allow an ergonomic galley kitchen design, says Paul Benson, managing partner at EBL Partners. We needed to get board approval for coring through existing structural members and had to coordinate this work with non-destructive testing methods in order to avoid damaging any existing structural rebar and post tension cables in the structure, he explains. Mr. Bensons favorite aspects of the makeover included a fabulous appliance package by Miele and custom cabintery by the Italian manufacturer Snaidero (the Code series). He also loves the new ceiling. As we were demolishing the old ceiling, we discovered that we had an opportunity to redesign it with one our signature ceiling layouts, he says Although the original budget called for a flat ceiling, he took a gamble and installed something dramatic without the client knowing it. We were thankful that they loved it. Mr. Mahon says the existing layout of the space was typical of the 1990s, a floor plan that was in effect a chopped-up maze. The kitchen layout had appliances, plumbing, workspaces and seating haphazardly scattered about the room, and it was also cut off from the living space by a partition. Taking into consideration the existing immovable and plumbing sources, I redesigned a layout so as to become an integral part of the living space, Mr. Mahon says. And in addition to opening up the room to the living space, I increased operational and storage efficiency. My basic kitchen-design philosophy is to allow one person to easily prepare a family meal and permit a team of caterers to efficiently prepare and serve a party of guests without bumping into one another. Dialing up the cool factor in a new kitchenBY KELLY MERRITTFlorida Weekly Correspondent ABOVE: Dated, dark counters can make a kitchen look smaller than it is. LEFT: Streamlined white accents helped transform the kitchen to a clean, modern space. LEFT: Enormous etched-glass doors add a dramatic touch to the re-do. p new t hin g Th achi e C o n wit h bo t h ne r Je p r o E B ex p t o t h fo d f u c e p t


Selecting the appliances is critical to function, form and aesthetics in a makeover especially, as the EBL team says, when executing a beautifully designed contemporary kitchen. The team recommended Miele products that included integrated refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, oven, combi-steam oven, microwave, induction cooktop and external vent hood. The under-counter wine cooler is from Liebherr. The plumbing fixtures used in the makeover are all Franke. Once the design and appliances were selected, the homeowners visited the showroom for the final finish selections Our presentations are all done in changeable 3D color shown via computer on a large-screen TV, Mr. Mahon says. The homeowners wanted handles on the cabinetry, so we selected Code by Snaidero, and they also wanted a highgloss white finish, so we brought out the door samples of all of the white highgloss finishes. After the EBL team explained the price variations from laminate to high-gloss lacquer, the homeowners made their selection: Reflect White high-gloss lacquer. EBLs 3D visuals, hard samples of the cabinet finishes, countertop material, flooring and appliances helped the homeowners make those decisions. Stay tuned for part two of this story: EBL is now in the design stage for remodeling the three bathrooms in the unit. EBL Partners 1482 Rail Head Blvd., Naples 431-5003; www.eblpartners.comCRAIG HILDEBRAND / COURTESY PHOTOS JULY 2014 LUXE LIVING 9FLORIDA WEEKLY COVER STORY

PAGE 78 FLORIDA WEEKLY10 LUXE LIVING JULY 2014 SHOP TALK BY KELLY MERRITTFlorida Weekly CorrespondentKathleen Pica is already well known throughout Collier County for her Auctions Neapolitan business. But home dcor and design enthusiasts have found a new reason to shop with her. Dovetails Estates & Dcor in the design district just down the street from Auctions Neapolitan is the home of some of the areas most unique treasures. Ive been in retail and antiques, consignments and auctions for a long time, Ms. Pica offers as an explanation for her love of and obvious knack for filling her shop with things not found anywhere else. What we have here blends the high end and small gifts, too, she adds about the space that has a very curated look, incorporating painted furniture and all manner of decorative and gift items, some from local resources and others from markets far and wide. Sometimes products become available because customers stop in and express an interest in an item. We cant show everything because our store is small, but like the Tommy Mitchell flowers, we can order whatever the customer wants, Ms. Pica says. We will do our best to get the line in the store, in those cases. The Tommy Mitchell flowers to which she refers are painted and gilded creations made using the lost art known as tole. The lily of the valley, she says, looks as if you could smell it. We also love painted furniture and the rustic-chic French look, she says. And we even have little bits of jewelry priced from $10 and up (some of them way up, she allows). Decorative artist Annie Sloans Chalk Paint products are among the most sought-after items at Dovetails, which is the only distributor of the line of specialty paints and waxes in Collier County. With a velvety matte finish, Chalk Paint works on a wide variety of surfaces, from wood to metal, plastic and terra cotta. The technique is easy and has few rules; it doesnt even require all the usual stripping and sand-Dovetails flies into Naples top shopping spot Kathleen Pica SEE DOVETAILS, 12 a nd t s g a s v e c k i th h ere e re as tole. Th o e n s it m D lo u s D o l as tole. Th s ays, l o i t. W e ture a n l oo k have l i from t he m S l u s D we h av e he high end t s, t oo ut t h h as t e d od d er v e s, m c e rs f ar e re end o h e a BELOW: Estate pieces such as this carved wood rearing horse are among the larger and more dramatic decorative items available at Dovetails. LEFT: Just a few inches tall, Blanc de Chine porcelain figurenes are perfect additions to bookshelf or side table vignettes. TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY AFK AFFORDABLE FLOORING & KITCHENS239-4-FLOORS (239-435-6677) 2700 Immokalee Road, #14 (in the Uptown Plaza near Sams Club)Affordable Luxury! To see more remodels by AFK visit Like us on to follow our work!


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY12 JULY 2014 SHOP TALKing in preparation for application. If you like a piece but its wrong for the dcor scheme, you can change it with Chalk Paint, no problem, Ms. Pica says. You can choose from antique finishes and contemporary finishes, French whatever and it comes out absolutely beautiful. Working with Chalk Paint is almost addictive, she adds, because once you do one piece, you want to do another and another since it can go on so many surfaces. Ms. Pica loves the entire line of Annie Sloan products she carries at Dovetails because, as she says, Ms. Sloan creates her products by immersing herself in a culture. Her time in Provence, for example, inspired a collection of lovely candles. A fringe benefit of shopping at Dovetails Estates & Decor is learning about the painting classes available through the store. Introductory classes are four hours, during which students can learn seven different finishes and leave with the confidence to tackle any piece at DOVETAILSFrom page 10ABOVE: Tiny flower pot arrangements from Tommy Mitchell are created using the lost art of tole. LEFT: Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is among the most popular items at Dovetails. Classes in the use of the decorative paint are offered in-store. A a M t L A a it C t o Oif home. No purchase is necessary except for the cost of the class, which is $125 per person. Attendance is limited to eight, which ensures everyone receives personal instruction. Dovetails Estates & Dcor 20 Tenth St. S., Naples 300-4613TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY $50 REBATEON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS WITH THE POWERRISE MOTORIZED SYSTEM:Designer Roller Shades, Designer Screen Shades, Duette Honeycomb Shades and Solera Soft Shades. $100 REBATEON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS WITH THEPOWERRISE OR POWERGLIDE MOTORIZED SYSTEM:Luminette Privacy Sheers, Pirouette Window Shadings, Silhouette Window Shadings, Skyline Gliding Window Panels and Vignette Modern Roman Shades.PER UNIT* PER UNIT* June 14September 15, 2014Swipe, tap, kick back. You just set the mood.With Hunter Douglas motorized window fashions, ambiance is at your ngertips. Use our remote control, wireless wall switch or Platinum App on your Apple mobile device to automatically operate shades throughout your home.** Light control, privacy, comfortwith a few easy touches. Ask for details.Perfect Fit Window Fashions & DesignIN THE LOWES PLAZA* Manufacturers mail-in rebate offer valid for qualifying purchases of Hunter Douglas window fashions with the PowerRise or PowerGlide motorized system made 6/14/14 9/15/14 from participating dealers in the U.S. only. Rebate will be issued in the form of a prepaid reward card and mailed within 6 weeks of rebate claim receipt. Funds do not expi re. Subject to applicable law, a $2.00 monthly fee will be assessed against card balance 7 months after card issuance and each month thereafter. Additional limitations apply. Ask participating dealer for details and rebate form. **Additional equipment is required for app operation; ask for details. Hunter Douglas. All rights reserved. All trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners. SUM14MB2


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