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SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA
JUNE 24, 2011
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Christian Laquis and Alexander Hayre have a ball trying to catch a wave
Sanibel Sea School Summer Starts
With Seahorses And Seagrass Beds
submitted by Evelyn Neill
Sanibel Sea School's summer camp is about exploring, discovering, and making
ocean things. When you're four years old or six years old, it's hard to come
up with something no one has ever seen or done before. But that is just what
campers did last week. They made a seagrass bed! To be sure, no one had to
snorkel through it to enjoy its beauty because the Sanibel Sea School seagrass bed
continued on page 8
Last year's winning entry submitted by Adrian Gonzalez Guill6n
Shell Museum's 2nd Annual Live
Mollusk Photography Competition
The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is offering amateur shutterbugs a great
opportunity to capture images of live mollusks in their natural habitats in the
museum's 2nd annual Live Mollusk Photography Competition.
Photos of live mollusks eating, moving, mating, etc., are eligible for the contest.
continued on page 13
July 4 Parade
Entries Due Friday
Shellabration is the theme of the
21st annual Sanibel & Captiva
Islands Independence Day Parade
slated for Monday, July 4, beginning at
Commercial entry fee is $30, non-
commercial, $15. Entry forms are avail-
able at Bank of the Islands and Island
Sun. Deadline for entries, with payment,
is Friday, June 24.
The "Grand Marshells" will be Anne
Joffe and Ann Arnoff, representing the
Sanibel Shell Fair and Show, entering its
75th year in 2012.
Parade entries will be judged in the
Junonia - Most Original/Best Overall
Lightning Whelk - Best Music/
King's Crown - Most Patriotic
Alphabet Cone - Most Unusual
Coquina - Best Non-commercial
Floats will line up on parade day
from 8 to 8:30 a.m. on Island Inn Road.
Entries arriving after 8:45 will be placed
at the end of the line-up.
There will be a mandatory meeting
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on Thursday, June 30 at Bank of the
Islands. One representative from each
entry must be present at either the 10
a.m. or 5 p.m. meeting to receive their
parade number and packet with required
Commemorative T-shirts in adult
and youth sizes, designed by artist Dave
Horton, are available for $10 each at
Bank of the Islands, 1699 Periwinkle
For more information call Trish
Phillips at 246-2981.0
ArtPoems Returns For Summer Exhibit
A rtPoems, Southwest
trans-media poetry and
art exhibit, is currently on dis-
play in BIG ARTS Founders I,
Gallery through Tuesday, .
A group of 11 artists in tan-
dem with 11 poets collaborated
to produce poems inspired .,;
by artworks and, conversely,
artworks inspired by poems.
Writers composed 17 poems,
sonnets, ballads, and free verse
for the paired paintings, sculp-
tures, photography, and mixed
Collaborating visual artists
are Pam Brodersen, David
King, James Hixson, Sheila
Hoen, Dennis Joyce, Doug
MacGregor, Don Maurer,
Andy McCarter, Joshua
Myers, J R Roberts and
Paul Rodino. James Brock,
Carol Drummond, Katelyn
Gravel, Sandy Greco, Tanya
Hochschild, Linda Mary Mashie,
Joe Pacheco, Katie Pankow, Nature Calls, digital imagery by J R Roberts, inspired b
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Learn About Island History At The
Historical Museum And Village
While you soak up the sunshine and enjoy the gulf waters during June and
July, why not take time out to soak up some island history? The Sanibel
Historical Museum and Village is open on Wednesday through Saturday
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through August 6. The Museum Gift Shop, featuring a
unique collection of all made in America merchandise, has been moved to the
Rutland House and will continue to operate from there during normal business
Visitors to Sanibel, as reported on the TripAdvisor travel website, have voted the
Sanibel Historical Museum and Village the #3 attraction on Sanibel and given the
museum a 5-star rating.
A step back in time" is the way the historical village is described by visitors. Seven
historic island buildings have been preserved and moved to a charming "village" setting
and are filled with artifacts and exhibits that chronicle the Calusa and Spanish periods
and tell stories about the pioneer families who farmed and fished the islands from the
1880s to 1940s. Visitors see a way of life that is long gone, except as preserved at
the historical village. Volunteer docents share island tales with visitors, and visitors, in
turn, enjoy sharing their own Sanibel stories.
The Sanibel Captiva Optimist Club
2011 Official Entry Form
C l For an early start time, Mail this form along with entry fee ($35.00) to:
Sanibel Captiva Optimist Club
P.O. Box 1370 Sanibel, Florida 33957
Additional Info Dani @ 472-0836 Randy @ 699-8739 or Richard @ 292-4631
on-line @ www.sancapoptimist.org
Contact - e-mail Sancapoptimist(Scomcast.net
Card Type Visa __ MasterCard
Exp: Date _____ 3 Digit code on back Card #
Where Can We Contact The Team Leader? Please Print:
Team Leader Name:
_ Evening Phone:
Morning Glories, the charming 1922 Sears kit home built by Martin Mayer, was
situated on San Carlos Bay until it was preserved and moved to the Historical Village.
Visitors are so enchanted by this two-bedroom cottage, they often inquire about its avail-
ability as a bed and breakfast rental!
Admission is $5 for adults 18 and over and free for children and members. The
historical village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS) and is handicap
accessible. For more information, call 472-4648 or visit wwwsanibelmuseum.org.0
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Time Out: Time In: Total Time:
Mileage Out: Mileage In: Total: L I
Route Score: + Bonus: - Penalties: Total:
Entry Fee $35.00 Includes: I
Car, Driver, Navigator, Unlimited Crew, and 1 Official Road Rally T-Shirt
(Additional T-Shirts will be available for $15.00)
" Five points deducted for each mile over or under computed mileage.
" Two points deducted for each minute over or under course time.
. Entry disqualified for exceeding posted speed limit.
" Entry may be disqualified if not at finish point within 2 1/2 hours.
" The Rally Master reserves the right to adjust the time equally for all contestants if conditions warrant.
" Afterglow party in The Sanibel Grill @ The Timbers Restaurant!
RESTAURANT & FISH MARKET E. r. I
Registration from end of Parade to 12:00 Noon Monday, July 4th,
in the parking lot at Timbers Restaurant
703 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel Island, Florida
Conducted by: The Sanibel Captiva Optimist Club
The Sanibel - Captiva Optimist Club is a 501(C)3 Corporation and your donation is fully tax deductible
Please note that we are an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization and all of the funds go directly to Helping The Kids
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Center 4 Life July Schedule
Treasures & Trash Sale, Saturday, November 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Back by popular demand, the sale (formerly partnered with the Arts and
Crafts Bazaar) will stand alone this year. If you're cleaning out, pack up your
gently used household items, sporting goods, linens, jewelry and collectibles (almost
anything except clothes and shoes) and bring them to the Center 4 Life at 2401
Library Way. The center will store them until the big sale. This event is open to
all and benefits the center. For more information, call the center or Mary Ann
Attention Artists & Crafters! Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, November 12, from
9 a.m. to 1 pm. The center is looking for more people to sell their handcrafted
items. The cost is $20 per table for members ($25 for non-members) to be part of
this event, which also benefits the center - participants get to keep all their pro-
ceeds. In the past, this sale was part of the bazaar but is a separate event this year.
Many artists and craftspeople are returning from last year's bazaar, but more are
needed. Anyone interested can contact Eileen Kehow, 414-405-9556, or via email
* Island Seniors, Inc.
Members can buy coupon booklets from the city of Sanibel at the Center 4 Life
or the Sanibel Recreation Center. Booklets of 12 cost $42; three coupons cost
$10.50. Members of the rec center need only show their photo membership card.
* Courtesy to Others
Don't be late! Doors close when classes begin and no one is admitted late. If the
door is closed, the warm-up portion of class has started. Also, do not use fragrant
personal products in fitness programs as there are chemically sensitive participants.
* Happy Hour Fitness, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m.
Class begins with a joke from a member to ease your mind and ends with a
positive thought for the day. The format is 45 minutes of cardio, five minutes of
balance exercise, 15 minutes of core strength with the dynamics of Pilates, and 10
minutes of flexibility with simple yoga poses. Strengthen, lengthen and gain flexibil-
ity. Instructor is Sandi McDougall.
* Gentle Yoga with Kris Brown, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursdays. This
class is designed to stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper
alignment and circulation. Chairs and mats are used to meet the needs of varying
experience levels. Bring a towel.
* Kayaking on Tuesdays, July 12 and 26, 8:30 a.m.
This non-competitive outing is perfect for people who enjoy the outdoors.
JULY 41 CELEBRATION
WITH SANIBEL FIREWORKS
MONDAY, JULY 4
American grill food court I Beverage specials
Kids fun area I Music I Chair rentals I $5 Parking
KIDS PLAY FREE GOLF SPECIAL JULY 2-4! (16 and under)
Open to the Public.
Call 472.3355 for more information.
949 Sand Castle Road I Sanibel, Florida 33957
There is space for 16 people on eight two-person kayaks and unlimited space for
those who own their own kayaks. All participants, including those with personal
kayaks, must meet at the center unless an off-island launch is scheduled. Everyone
is encouraged to take a turn leading the group. The center supplies the kayaks,
paddles and life jackets. Bring water, a small snack, change of clothing, sun lotion,
bug spray, sunglasses and a hat. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members
per trip. Members of Island Seniors, Inc. have first priority. Come by the center to
sign up. Payment must be made when you sign up.
* Knit Wits Needed, July 5, 12:30 p.m.
Join in at the center on Tuesday afternoons to knit or crochet. The group will
meet with loads of encouragement for everyone. Get those gifts finished in time for
* Fabulous Fun Fridays, July 8, 12:20 p.m.
Sandi will put a DVD in the player and, magically, a movie comedy will appear.
Put your feet up and have some popcorn in the cool Kraft Room.
* Miami's New World Symphony Orchestra, July 19
Theater designed by Frank Gehry Private Tour. Lunch at The Royal in the his-
toric Art Deco Raleigh Hotel featuring cuisine by acclaimed chief John DeLucie plus
time to look around on Ocean Drive. Members fee is $79 and non-members $89.
* Free Girls' Bus Day, July 27 in Naples and Bonita
Hop on the bus and have lunch at Iguana Mia then gear up for an afternoon of
shopping in a variety of thrift/consignment stores (names and details available at
the center). Dessert may be at the Deli Bohemia. Reservations required.
Bridge 12:20 p.m. Monday and Wednesday
Hand & Foot 12:30 p.m. Tuesday
Mahjongg 12:20 p.m. Thursday
Mexican Train 12:30 p.m. Thursday
Game cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes awarded.
* Buy a Brick
A memorial and honorary brick pathway joins the center's patio to the front
walkway. Buy a brick and make a lasting tribute to yourself or family member.
Groups can participate as the kayakers have done. Luc Century's etched bricks are
a $100 contribution. Your support "paves" the way for fun future activities. Come
to the center or contact us at 472-5743 for the form that has all of the information
to create your brick.
Call the Center 4 Life for details of all programs, 472-5743."
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Donations Needed For
July 4 Fireworks Show
The July 4 fireworks show, held bayside on Sanibel at the end of Bailey Road,
is still short on funding. There is only one week left to raise enough money to
pay the vendor and ensure the show, which has been a Sanibel tradition for
years. Any amount will be appreciated, from businesses, individuals, civic organiza-
tions or visitors.
Contributions can be made at Bank of the Islands, 1699 Periwinkle Way, or at
Cottages to Castles, 2427 Periwinkle Way.
For more information or to make a pledge, call 472-6385 or e-mail friendsofjuly-
The Friends of the July 4 Fireworks fund is a 501(c)3 organization
Sanibel Center 4 Life
Bridge Mon. and Wed. 1 p.m.
Gentle Yoga Tues. and Thurs. 9:30 a.m.
Happy Hour Fitness Mon., Wed. and Fri. 8 a.m.
Hand and Foot Tues. 1 p.m.
Mah Jongg Thurs. 1 p.m.
Mexican Train Thurs. 1 p.m.
2401 Library Way * Phone 472-5743
Optimist Club July 4 Road Rally
The 32nd annual Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club's Fourth of July Road Rally
starts at noon in Timbers Restaurant parking lot on Tarpon Bay Road.
Get your team together and pick
up registration forms at Bailey's General
Store, the Sanibel Cafe, in the Island Sun "
or at the Timbers starting line just after the : "
parade. Registration is $35 per vehicle.
This year's theme is Rallying for a Shell
of a Good Time.
The top rally finishers and the best
decorated vehicle will win prizes.
Points are awarded for elapsed time
closest to a secret, pre-established circuit
time, and for correct answers to a series '
of questions about clues along the rally
An after-rally party will be held at the
Sanibel Grill at Timbers.
Sponsorships for business and individ-
ual donors are available. Donors of $500
and $250 get names on vehicles and on
the rally T-shirt; $100 sponsors get names
on vehicles only.
Contact Randy Carson at 699-8739,
Richard McCurry, 292-4631, or Dani
Howard, 472-0836, to donate funds and
for more information. Donations are tax
deductible. SanCap Optimist Club is a
501(c)3 organization. All proceeds go to
help children. '
Registration forms and donations may
be mailed to: San-Cap Optimists, PO Box
1370, Sanibel, FL 33957. .
Our email address is email@example.com
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on the Islands
The Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreation
Center is offering people a chance
to learn the social dances of the
17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
Lessons are Tuesdays from 6:30 to
8:30 p.m., year-round, at the Wa-ke
Hatchee Recreation Center, 16760
Bass Road, Fort Myers 33908, phone
Lessons are free after a one-time
payment of $10, which covers life-
time membership to Wa-Ke Hatchee
Dress is casual, and students should
wear flat shoes with non-slip soles.
Partners are not necessary, and begin-
ners are welcome. Dances are to live
music and classes are family friendly
Contact Gillian Carney at 603-9828
or email fortmyersdancers@hotmail.
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national report recently released
found that Florida's roads are the
most dangerous in the country for
non-motorists, and Lee County ranks
fifth in the state.
Sanibel Chief of Police Bill Tomlinson
said, "Our two greatest concerns are that
bicyclists are riding at night without lights
and not obeying traffic signage at inter-
In light of this recent national report
and the recent fatalities in Lee County,
the Sanibel Police Department is remind-
ing everyone of the bicycle traffic law
regarding riding bicycles at night time and
requirements for lighting equipment.
It is important to remember that
Sanibel is a bicycle friendly community
with over 22 miles of shared use paths.
Because we encourage bicycle and
pedestrian activities, it is important that
all motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians
use due care and precautions to remain
safe. "It is our shared burdens as cyclists,
pedestrians, and motorists to take extra
care to be aware to protect against acci-
dents," said Tomlinson.
Over half of fatal bicycle crashes in
Florida occur after sunset. By Florida
law, if operating a bicycle between sunset
and sunrise you must be equipped with
a lamp on the front exhibiting a white
light visible from 500 feet to the front
and both a red reflector and a lamp on
the rear exhibiting a red light visible from
LED lamps can last many hours on
a set of batteries, but if you are using
battery powered lamps you should carry
spare batteries or mount an additional
lamp as a spare. Additional lighting is
permitted and recommended. Rear
reflector and tail lamps should be aimed
Rules for riding at night:
* Cyclists and pedestrians should use
the shared bike paths where available.
* Don't ride in high traffic areas.
* Don't ride in unfamiliar areas at
night if possible. Scout out your route in
* If you start riding before it gets dark,
and plan to do ride after dark, be sure to
check your front and rear lights before
* At night there are generally fewer
drivers on the road but a larger percent-
age are impaired drivers.
* Flying insects can be a problem
especially around dusk. Carry a pair of
glasses with clear lenses to keep bugs out
of your eyes.
* If you are stopped at an intersec-
tion and a car approaches from the side,
angle your headlight slightly in that direc-
tion so the driver can see you.
* Motorists must be alert to bicycles
* Motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians
must obey traffic signs and cross walks.
Remember to stay as visible as you
can, in addition to lights wear bright or
reflective (neon) clothing. Also, additional
helmet lights are recommended.
Chief Tomlinson said, "Our goal at
the Sanibel Police Department is public
safety. Please take the necessary precau-
tions to be safe"#
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Sanibel Sea School
Madilyn Perreault balancing on her surfboard
hung upside down from the ceiling and if you shimmied along the floor on your back,
you could actually get the feeling of a snorkeling trip. There were starfish and seahors-
es, fish and jellyfish - all made by campers out of old sails and lattice.
But that was just the crowning project of a week of fun. The rest of the week was
filled with surfing and beach trips, seining and seahorse stories. There were horseshoe
crabs to be found and surfboards to master before the week was over. And lots of
sand, sunblock and water.
Sanibel Sea School is a 501(c)3 dedicated to a world in which all people under-
stand, value and care for the ocean.
To find out more about Sanibel Sea School or to see pictures from Seahorse Week
2011, visit sanibelseaschool.org.0
Kylynne Warfel, Emerson Black, Elinor Rienzo and Ella Mayer take a break from building
a sandcastle to pose for the camera
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Gazing upward at seagrass bed and art-
work the campers created
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to enter the whimsical seagrass bed they
Jamie Hayduk gets into the swim
10 ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011
8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers
Rev. Dr. Elias Bouboutsis
Orthros Service Sunday 9 a.m.
Divine Liturgy Sunday 10 a.m.
Fellowship Programs, Greek School,
Sunday School, Bible Study
BAT YAM-TEMPLE OF THE ISLANDS:
The Reform Congregation of Bat Yam,
Temple of the Islands, meets for Friday
night services at 8 p.m. in the Fellowship
Hall, of the United Congregational Church,
2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel.
Call Temple President Dr. Michael Raab, at
395-1432 for more information.
CAPTIVA CHAPEL BY THE SEA:
11580 Chapin Lane
The Rev. Thomas E. Nyman
November 14, 2010 thru April 24, 2011
Sunday 11 a.m., 472-1646
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST:
2950 West Gulf Dr., Sunday - 10:30 a.m.;
Sunday School - 10:30 a.m., Wednesday
evening meeting - 7:30 p.m.; Reading
room open, Monday, Wednesday and
Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (November
through March), Friday 10 a.m. to
12 p.m. (summer hours). 472-8684.
SANIBEL COMMUNITY CHURCH:
Sanibel Community Church:
1740 Periwinkle Way, 472-2684
Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor
Barb Nave, Associate Pastor
Tom Walsh, Youth Pastor
Sunday Worship Hours:
8 a.m. Traditional Service with Communion
9 a.m. Contemporary Service
with Kids' Church
10:45 a.m. Traditional Service
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Childcare available at all services.
UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST:
2050 Periwinkle Way 472-0497
The Reverend Dr. John Danner, Sr. Pastor.
The Reverend Deborah Kunkel, Associate
Sunday worship services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel
Service, 10 a.m. Full service with nursery,
child care and Sunday School. Elevator
ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH:
3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763
Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk,
Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m.
Sunday Mass 9:30 a.m June through
Daily Mass Wed., Thurs., Friday at 8:30 a.m.
Communion Service Mon. and Tues. at
8:30 a.m. Confession first Saturday of the
month 9 a.m. by appointment, Holy Days
ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS
2304 Periwinkle Way between the
Bean and Baileys 239-472-2173
Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector
Worship Services: Saturdays at 5 p.m.
Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday at 9 a.m. and the
first Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.
followed by Pot Luck supper
Morning Prayer: Tuesdays at 9 a.m.
OF THE ISLANDS:
Meets on the first Sunday of each month
from December through April at the Sanibel
2050 Periwinkle Way at 7:30 p.m.
A pot luck is held at a member's home on
the third Sunday of each month.
For more information call 433-4901 or email
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Bible School Takes Big Apple Theme
Children taking part in Vacation Bible School at Sanibel Community Church against a
New York backdrop
Ninety-one children and 65 workers focused on the transforming work of
Jesus Christ at the 2011 Vacation Bible School at Sanibel Community
Church. Under the leadership of Kathy Cramer, director of Children and
Family Ministry at the church, the children took part in music, drama, games and
Bible Study, all in a New York City context.
The next adventure for children at Sanibel Community Church is their summer
camp, Camp Endunamao, July 21 to 24. The theme this year is Foundations of Faith.
The four-day, three-night camp includes swimming, hiking, crafts, movie nights, Bible
lessons by Pastor Daryl Donovan, and a family celebration on the final day of camp.
Camp Endunamao is for children who have completed grades 2 through 5. For
more information or to register, call 472-2684 or visit the church's website at www.
In 2011 Dr. Daryl Donovan, senior
pastor of Sanibel Community Church,
has been preaching through a Biblical
series entitled Foundations For Faith
At Home. On Sunday, June 26 the
foundational topic is healing. Does God
still miraculously heal people? What are
some of the Biblical principles regarding
healing? Following the message there
will be an opportunity to receive prayers
for healing at each of the services.
Even during the summer months
Sanibel Community Church offers three
opportunities for worship. At 8 a.m.
a traditional service is held concluding
with Communion. At 9 a.m. the church
celebrates a contemporary service. A
second traditional services occurs at
Child care is available at all services,
with Sunday School for all ages at
The June 26 services will conclude
with a Connection Luncheon at noon.
This is a great opportunity for fellowship
and meeting new friends. There will be
a salad bar and pasta lunch.
Sanibel Community Church is located
at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerry's
Market). For more information call 472-
2684 or visit the church's website at
Free Parking, Seating, And
Ice Cold Cokes On July 4
Come enjoy the Sanibel Independence Day Parade at Sanibel Community
There is plenty of free parking, chairs lining Periwinkle Way as well as free
ice cold cokes and water. The church parking lot is also convenient for the July 4th
activities at Jerry's Shopping Center.
Periwinkle Way will be closed at 9 a.m. for the parade, so get your spot in the
church's parking lot before the closure. Cars may not exit the parking lot until the
conclusion of the parade. Come out and have a good time with neighbors and new
friends and celebrate our independence.
Sanibel Community Church at 1740 Periwinkle Way. For more information call
472-2684 or visit the church website at www.sanibelchurch.com.4
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Patrick Ulrich with the 40-inch snook he caught
On Sunday, June 19, Patrick Ulrich of Sanibel caught a 40-inch snook at
beach access #1 off West Guylf Drive. What a great Father's Day it was for
Optimist Junior Anglers Club members gather on the dock after their fishing excursion
into Tarpon Bay on Monday
Children Learn To Fish Local Waters
Summer is a great season to spend time on the water and the Sanibel-Captiva
Optimist Club has been helping some local youngsters do just that.
For seven Mondays this summer, fifth through eighth graders attending
Sanibel Recreation Center's summer program will have the opportunity to learn how
to fish local waters.
Each week the Optimist Junior Anglers' Club will test the waters at a different site
on Sanibel, using different skills and targeting different fish. For five of the seven weeks
the kids will fish from a variety of shore locations.
Bailey's General Store is donating the bait for these shore-fishing excursions. The
group will also make two trips out on the water at Tarpon Bay. Tarpon Bay Explorers
is providing bait, two pontoon boats and two fishing guides to take the Junior Anglers
out on the bay for each trip.
The first attempt at fishing Tarpon Bay was June 20 and it proved full of fun and
fish. Captain Steve Maddix had a group of seven boys, and the six girls fished with
Captain Andy Pollack. All together the group caught over 50 fish, including spotted
sea trout, redfish, and even a shark.4
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Sanibel School 6th grader Sarah
Adler won big in the middle
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This was the biggest year ever for the
red carpet event, with 350 films entered
and over 1,000 students participating
from public and private schools in Lee
Sarah's film, The Music of Danny
Morgan, won first place in the music
video category as well as the Best
in Show award. The video features
Morgan's song Sunset Time from the
CD It's Always Summer
Sarah set the song to island scenes
she filmed on Sanibel and Captiva as well
as some footage filmed in Hawaii last
summer. One of the stumbling blocks to
making a music video is getting permis-
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the rights to use a song without paying
a hugh royalty fee, Sarah said. When
asked, Danny Morgan generously allowed
Sarah the use of the song in making the
Sarah also won first place in
Documentary category for her film, My
Sister Carly in the U.S. Navy. She origi-
nally made this film for the Veteran's Day
assembly at The Sanibel School. Sarah
also took home second place in the
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Hands Across The Sand
On Area Beaches June 25
The legions demanding clean energy solutions won't be hard to see June 25 at
area beaches. Hundreds are expected to take part in Hands Across the Sand
at local beaches as part of this international effort designed to raise aware-
ness of opposition to offshore drilling and in support of alternative energy. The
movement arose in response to last year's Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the still
existing lack of firmer guidelines and proven safety measures. Tens of thousands will
attend gatherings across the globe.
Local residents from across Southwest Florida's counties are teaming up with the
local Sierra Club, Lee County Parks & Recreation, the towns of Cape Coral and
Fort Myers Beach, and the cities of Sanibel, Naples, and Fort Myers to support this
Those who want to participate should contact the organizers listed below to find
out particulars for their beach area. Group organizers are asking people to arrive no
later than 11 a.m.; all will join hands at noon for 15 minutes.
This is a peaceful statement to government officials that it is time to look at the
subsidies our tax dollars are paying for, and to urge them to put our tax dollars
into renewable energies instead of in the pockets of oil companies. It is a day for
all to come together and enjoy what we could possibly lose, as was lost last year in
Louisiana due to the oil spill. While our area was spared for the most part last year,
we are a tourist destination, and the devastation of the smallest oil spill, even with
cleanup efforts, would hurt our local economy considerably for years and years -
not to mention our quality of life. Our government needs to focus on clean energy
and create clean jobs. Clean energy will help to stop our nation's dependency on
What to do at the event on June 25
Step 1: Go to the beach at 11 a.m. for one hour, rain or shine.
Step 2: Join hands for 15 minutes at noon, forming lines in the sand against oil
drilling in your coastal waters. Say "yes" to clean energy.
Step 3: Leave only your footprints.
Cape Coral at the beach at Cape Coral Yacht Club. Coordinator is Rose Young,
who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org; phone 540-5836.
Fort Myers Beach at the Pier at Times Square. Coordinator is Robin Curley who
can be reached at email@example.com; phone 265-6552.
Sanibel at Lighthouse Beach. Coordinator is Deborah Belford at deborahbel-
firstname.lastname@example.org; phone 292-2675.
Naples at Lowdermilk Beach. Coordinator is John Jenkins at autonanny@hot-
mail.com; phone 732-1480.
Participants are asked to carpool, bike or use the trolley if possible and pick up
all trash and belongings when they leave.
For more information on the worldwide event, go to handsacrossthesand.com.A
Trip To Mote Marine
The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is planning a summer journey to the Mote
Marine Laboratory in Sarasota on Saturday, July 16.
Participants will board a bus at the museum at 8 a.m. for the ride to the labo-
ratory, where they will spend the day learning fascinating facts about marine life and
Visitors will be able to explore and eventually unravel the many mysteries of the sea
by examining touch pools and viewing working labs and high-tech interactive exhibits
that showcase the world-acclaimed research performed at Mote. Guests will encounter
sharks, dolphins, manatees and sea turtles, along with dozens of other aquatic species.
The Mote Marine Laboratory adventure will include information about the Dolphin
Bay project, a live mollusk exhibit, a shark presentation and an aquarium tour. The trip
will be led by the Shell Museum's public program specialist, Diane Thomas, who highly
recommends the outing for anyone who is curious about sea life.
"Considering the price of gasoline, this trip is a cost-effective way for families to
spend the day learning about the Florida environment," Thomas said. "We are proud
to partner with Mote Marine for a fun, educational opportunity and look forward to
sharing the day with families. Mollusks are an important part of the marine environ-
ment, which is why we appreciate the opportunity to learn more about the creatures
who share the waters with mollusks and the shells they make."
The cost is $50 for adults and $48 for children ages five to 12, which includes the
bus transportation and Mote Marine Laboratory admission.
The bus will return to Sanibel around 5 p.m.
Lunch is not included; however, the aquarium's Deep Sea Diner and The Old Salty
Dog Cafe offer great views and outdoor seating. Families that would like to eat at The
Old Salty Dog Cafe need to indicate that when making their reservation.
To sign up for the trip or for more information, call Thomas at The Bailey-
Matthews Shell Museum at 395-2233. The deadline for reservations is July 9.4
The Crow's Nest is one special place, every night of the
week. Take Tuesday's Prime Rib Special, $29.95 for Two.
Wednesday's Pasta Special, $15.95. Friday's Fish Fry Special,
$17.95. Or Sunday's BBQ Special, $17.95.
Plus music Tues-Wed Taylor Stokes, and Fri-Sat Bad Banditos.
New 'Ding" Darling iNature Trail
Is First Among Nation's Refuges
Former Sanibel student Lars Bredahl works with Supervisory Refuge Range Toni Westland
on developing the refuge's new iNature Trail.
Using QR-code-scan technology, iNature Trail is first of its kind.
If you have a smart phone that downloads apps, you're ready to hit J.N.
"Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge's latest innovation when completed
later this month. Designed to appeal to the next generation's techie side to get them
outside, the iNature Trail along Wildlife Drive has two components - one for kids and
one for adults.
The iNature Trail uses a set of QR (Quick Response) codes that smart phone users
can scan with free downloadable apps such as Neoscan or QR Scan.
Similar in appearance to common bar codes, QR codes typically send scanners to
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Web sites for more information. The iNature trail goes a step further and incorporates
short, engaging YouTube videos, making it more interactive. Users experience a tour
unique from any other current refuge offering.
For instance, one one of the 20 QR codes along the iNature Trail takes you to a
YouTube video of Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik welcoming guests to the refuge, while
another jumps to the "Ding" Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS)
home page, www.dingdarlingsociety.org.
The iNature signs will be easily recognizable along the trail and can be accessed
while walking, biking or driving along Wildlife Drive.
This is the first such interactive trail in the 550-plus national wildlife refuge system,
and Supervisory Refuge Ranger Toni Westland will be giving a presentation about the
innovation to a National Wildlife Refuge System conference in early July.
"We also believe this to be the first interactive QR wildlife trail in the nation," said
"While QR codes are not yet known to everyone, they are starting to create a buzz
in the marketing world with the people who use them," said DDWS Executive Director
Birgie Vertesch. "Special thanks goes to former Sanibel student Lars Bredahl, who
took on this project as part of his college studies at Elon University in North Carolina."
"We would not have known the power of this media without Lars' involvement on
this project," said Westland. "Currently nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults own a smart
phone, and it is estimated that there will be more online visits from mobile devices
than from personal computers by 2014. Lars is moving our refuge into the mobile
world and helping us educate thousands of people about wildlife and its protection in a
whole new way."
"The iNature Trail is a significant advancement in nature interpretation," said
Tritaik. "It not only takes advantage of the latest improvements in communication tech-
nology, but it is environmentally responsible because it allows us to reduce paper waste
from brochures. We are very proud to introduce this exciting opportunity for our tech-
nologically savvy visitors to learn about and enjoy the wildlife at 'Ding' Darling National
Funding for the trail was made possible by private contributions to the "Ding"
Darling Wildlife Society (DDWS). As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, DDWS
works to support the refuge's mission of conservation, wildlife and habitat protection,
research, and public education through charitable donations and Refuge Nature Shop
To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarling-
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morning, fishing in
the bay has been
a little tough. Add
to that the big rafts of floating grass and
dirty water throughout the sound and it
was not an easy week.
On four tarpon trips I did not have
a single hook-up even though I did find
a few scattered rolling fish. They simply
would not eat a bait. Bay and beach fish-
ing for tarpon during periods of high tides
at the passes always gets harder too.
The most consistent place I have been
spotting rolling tarpon has been around
the causeway bridges. This area seems to
have some of the cleanest water in town.
The tarpon have been mixed in with
the huge schools of glass minnows and
A big lemon shark coming boat side just before being released
The bigger schools of tarpon that were
here in April and the beginning of May
with the early warm water temperatures
have all but gone. Things have not been
consistent like they usually are. It almost
seems the fish never came into the sound
in any large numbers as in prior years.
This could be due to the dirty water and
the lack of the big rafts of threadfins
which we usually have. Things do change
day to day but I think until the summer
rain pattern gets started and begins to
flush and re-oxygenate the bay, tarpon
fishing will stay pretty much the same.
Catch-and-release shark fishing on
the other hand has been my go-to when
tarpon fishing is not producing. I have
been switching it up and bending the
rods on sharks. They are a great under-
rated gamefish and pretty easy to catch
most days with some of the varieties in
our waters being extremely hard fighters.
Once we get them close to the boat we
snap a few pictures and cut the leader as
close to the hook as we dare.
While fishing Rocky Channel one
morning last week, the shark bite was on
fire for about a hour. Every cut bait we
put out got hit with either a five-foot-plus
spinner shark or a six-foot-plus bull shark.
Heading out with just the tarpon tackle
on board, it's been easy to hook into
some real sea monsters out there. The
key to catching shark for me has been
fishing areas around the passes and deep-
er slews coming in from the passes on
the incoming tide. During the incoming
tide the water is clearer and cooler and
seems to be when these sharks have been
feeding best. I have been targeting areas
around Captiva and Redfish passes in the
six- to nine-foot depth range.
Cut fresh mullet and ladyfish has been
my bait of choice to get in on the shark
bite. I rig my large tarpon spinning outfits
with a large circle hook and about six feet
of 100# mono leader. Chumming never
hurts but it has not really been needed.
Simply pitch out the baits, put them in
the rod holders and wait until the drag
screams. You do get quite a few cut off
using only mono for leader, but you will
get 10 times more bites than if you fish
with wire leader. A cut bait circle hook
will catch the shark in the corner of the
mouth, keeping the leader away from the
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birds in there and I
never disturb them," Thomas said. This
time she found a young bird and left it
where she thought the mother might
return to care for it. When that didn't
happen, she returned to the spot and
heard chirping noises coming from the
nearby culvert less than an arm's length
away. "I reached in and felt a bunch of
fur. It wasn't moving and I turned it over
and saw a dead mother bat with three
babies clinging to her. One baby was
deceased. I noticed something poking
up underneath the mother, pushing on
her with their hands."
Thomas took her charges to the
Coral Veterinary Clinic as she knew they
transported animals to CROW. "I think
the mother bat got blown out of the
tree," she said. "Some little birds were
blown out, too. It was very windy."
The two surviving baby bats arrived
at CROW June 1 on an adult female
who was deceased. The babies were
Above and right, baby bat being fed
clinging onto the mother bat. They
weighed 2.9 grams, about the weight
of two tissues. "They were the size of
the end of my thumb, their eyes were
closed, and they had very little fur," said
They were a little bit cold but oth-
erwise their body condition was pretty
good, according to Dr. Amber; they
were pink and not too dehydrated. "I
think mom had just died from some
trauma," she said, which is consistent
with Thomas' story of how she found
The tiny creatures were northern
yellow bats, which are light in color.
They grow to dark brown with yellow
highlights. They also love to roost in
Spanish moss, which caused a bit of a
problem in the recovery, as you'll see.
They were given .15 milliliters of sub-
cutaneous fluids. "We offered them flu-
ids via a syringe with a tiny nipple and
they took that pretty well," Dr. Amber
Because the patients were so tiny,
Dr. Amber took them home that first
night so they could have an overnight
feeding and another at 5:30 a.m. This
is the usual practice when the clinic
receives mammals so young their eyes
are still closed.
The hard part was keeping them
warm enough. "They didn't always want
to lie on the heating pad," she said.
"They wanted to climb to the top of
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the plastic aquarium." A washcloth had
been placed over the side of the aquar-
ium so the babies would have a vertical
substance to cling to. This is where
the bats' habit of roosting in Spanish
moss interfered somewhat with keep-
ing the babies warm. "Mom normally
goes out at night to feed and at that
time the babies would climb into the
moss for cover and warmth," Dr. Amber
explained. This took them off the heat-
Sadly, one of the babies was lost that
first night. Dr. Amber speculated it may
have suffered the same trauma as the
mother even though it didn't show.
On the second day, clinic staff
increased the percentage of milk in the
diluted formula being fed to the surviv-
ing baby. He did very well and was a
champ at nursing.
Anyone caring for a mammal this
young has to be extremely careful not
to give it too much liquid food too fast.
The danger is the possibility of sucking
some of it down into the lungs. This
takes a lot of time and patience.
Staff Rehabilitator Nicky Talianko
and Dr. Amber split duties as to who
would take the baby bat home each
night. "And then we just kept going,"
Dr. Amber said. "We fed him essentially
as much as he wanted, .3 milliliters at a
time, which is still not very much." Even
so, he started putting on weight and
soon got up to 4.9 grams, a significant
increase from his 2.9 gram weight upon
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Senior Assistant Director Named
At Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum
Dr. Jose Leal, director of The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, announced that
Amanda Stirn has joined the museum's leadership team as its first senior
assistant director of operations and administration.
As the senior assistant director, Stirn will oversee the financial operations of the
museum and assist with administrative functions and other management duties.
"We are really delighted that we have Amanda on the shell museum team now,"
said Dr. Leal. "She has a good personality and she gets along well with everyone
already. What set her apart from the rest of the (applicants) was her organization
in her communications, her experience with not-for-profits, and the fact that she's
highly proficient in QuickBooks."
Stirn, who has a degree in business administration and holds several financial
certifications, comes to Southwest Florida from Yakima, Washington. Her back-
ground includes accounting, auditing, office management, business development,
and contract management and analysis. She plans to use her experience to help the
museum continue to improve and grow as a Sanibel tourist destination - including
fundraising efforts, communication advances and customer service enhancements.
"I want the (team members) to feel as welcome and enthusiastic and on fire
about the mission of the museum as I do," Stirn said. "If anything, I'll carry on the
torch for the foundation that was built many years ago. I think the educational pro-
grams are wonderful, and the access to information (about shells) is impressive."
The Alexandria, Louisiana native has also lived in Guam, Germany, New
Mexico, and several parts of Florida. When she is not playing the guitar and piano
or painting pictures, she and her husband enjoy spending time on the family boat
and combing the beach for shells.#
Shellabration! 2012 Planners Launch
Website And Facebook Page
S hellabration!2012, running from February 26 to March 4 next year, recently
launched its website and facebook fan page to help keep Shellabrators up to
Www.Sanibelshellfairandshow.com, is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of this his-
torical event. You can receive up to date information on news and events.
Local organizers invite the public to join The Sanibel Community Association/
Community House fan page on Facebook, where you are invited to follow
Shellabration!2012 by viewing posts and comments. Historical photos and stories will
be added weekly, with an occasional contest with prizes being awarded.
"We urge you to check in as you never know when an historical photo of yourself
or relative will pop up" said Jill Kobe, spokeswoman for The Community House.
Event organizers are also asking people to interact on the Facebook page by shar-
ing any memories, photos or videos of prior shell fairs and shows.
"How do you plan to Shellabrate? Please submit your Shellabration plans to The
Community House so you may be included in all event materials," Kobe added.
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T ee County Parks & Recreation is
launching a contest for amateur
videographers to showcase its
parks, preserves and recreation centers
on its new YouTube channel. This con-
test can feature yourself, your family or
your friends participating in an activity
or just enjoying the facility.
In the video make sure to mention the
name of the park and state what you love
about Lee County Parks & Recreation.
"We're very excited about the video
contest. We think it's a great way to get
the public involved and introduce them to
our new YouTube channel and our parks.
We can't wait to see what creative things
people come up with," said Dave Harner,
deputy director of Lee County Parks &
Finalists will have their videos featured
on the Lee County Parks & Recreation
website and YouTube channel, and the
first-place winner will receive a free Lee
County Parks & Recreation annual park-
A panel of Parks & Recreation staff
will judge the contest and pick the top
five videos. From there, people will be
able to vote for their favorite video to
win the contest. Finalists and winners will
be judged on creativity and approach,
focusing specifically on how the video
portrays the facility and Lee County
Parks & Recreation. The winner will be
announced online and via email.
On Lee County Parks & Recreation's
YouTube channel you can watch videos
to find out what the department has
to offer. You can see everything from
what it's like to paddle the Great Calusa
Blueway to what you can expect from
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"video contest." The deadline to enter is
For more information call 533-7437
or email Ken Mills, marketing and media
coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Some of the sharks we got into last
week were in the five- to seven-foot
range, with a huge seven-foot lemon
being the biggest we brought in. We did
have some real freight trains that ended
up cutting the leader. The majority of the
sharks feeding right now are lemons, bulls
and blacktips, along with a few spinners.
Though it's not tarpon fishing, it's always
fun to tangle with a hundred-pound-plus
Trout fishing around the grass bars
from Redfish Pass to Captiva Pass has
also been active. Whitebaits, live shrimp
or even soft plastic jigs have made for an
easy limit. This bite has also been best on
the incoming tide. Mixed in with the trout
are ladyfish and Spanish mackerel. This
is a great way to start the day, getting as
many ladyfish as you want so you can
move up the food chain later to some
Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing
local waters since he moved to Sanibel
in 1980. He now lives in St. James City
and works as a back country fishing
guide. If you have comments or ques-
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by Gerri Reaves
H avana skullcap (Scutellaria
havanensis) is a native wildflower
listed as endangered in the state of
Florida. In the wild, it grows in southern-
most Florida and the West Indies.
The city of Havana is part of the com-
mon and botanical names because the
plant was first discovered there in 1760.
Scutellaria, Latin for small saucer or .
dish, refers to the tiny bowl- or helmet-like -
protuberance on the calyx.
Also called tropical skullcap, this pretty
flower is classified as an herb because it is
a member of the mint family.
Tiny purple flowers appear throughout
the year, but most occur during spring and
autumn. Blooms are rarely seen during the
The flowers are striking for their larger
three-lobed lower lip with two white stripes.
The tiny paired oval leaves have a fuzzy
texture and the stems are covered with
short hairs. Havana skullcap, a low-growing member
Havana skullcap's attraction for bees, of the mint family, is endangered in the
butterflies, and birds make it an excellent state of Florida
addition to a wildlife garden.
It forms clumps and usually reaches less than six inches tall, with flowering stems
reaching a bit higher. It is also drought-tolerant and can be used as a low-maintenance
Give it partial to full sun and well-drained soil. It will spread but is not invasive.
Native to pine rocklands and accustomed to alkaline soil, it will grow even in coral-
If neatness is a priority, the plant can be trimmed back to the ground annually.
It will reseed, but can be cultivated by clump division and cuttings too.
The tiny saucer-like protuberance on the calyx is distinctive
photos by Gerri Reaves
Sources: Everglades Wildflowers by Roger L. Hammer, A Gardener's Guide to
Florida's Native Plants by Rufino Osorio, and plantcreations.com.
Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you cre-
ate a low-maintenance, drought-tolerant, hurricane- and pest-resistant South
22 ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011
Children Learn Dance, Painting
And More At Summer Arts Camp
Children learn about music using Boomwhackers
ummer means a lot of fun things for kids to do on Sanibel, and one of them
is Arts Camp. Two programs are available at BIG ARTS Center, both Monday
through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 20 through July 29.
Children entering grades K through 5 in the fall will participate in activities includ-
ing painting, pottery, ceramics, drama, and movement. Arts and music appreciation,
weekly projects, and interactive stage productions encourage interest and wonder in
the arts. The campers will learn about music using Boomwhackers tuned percussion
tubes. For grades K through 5, tuition is $130 per week. If reserving three or more
Samuel Rose and Liam Potter making papercrafts
weeks, the cost is $115 per week.
The fine arts apprentice program for middle and high school students includes fused
glass, mosaic, acting and improvisation, ceramics, puppet making, acrylic painting,
and photography. Middle School tuition is $75 per week. Call BIG ARTS for middle
school volunteer opportunities.
Camp will be closed Monday, July 4; there is a tuition discount for the third week
Tuition assistance is available, contact BIG ARTS for an application.
BIG ARTS Summer Arts Camp Sponsor L.A.T. Foundation and Sanibel-Captiva
For more information or to register for Summer Arts Camp, or to become a
member, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road Sanibel, call 395-0900, email info@
BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org.0
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Island Musical Theater Camp To
Perform Three Summer Productions
Student production of Alice in Wonderland
R r children 10 and older this summer, BIG ARTS is sponsoring a musical
theater summer camp at its Herb Strauss Theater, running Monday through
Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 20 through July 29.
The Strauss Musical Theater Camp will introduce campers to the art of musical
theater performance and provide a glimpse into the technical aspects of mount-
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ing a successful Broadway musical. Young performers will receive instruction from
trained and accomplished theater professionals on portraying diverse characters
and expressing physical and vocal emotion on stage. Rehearsals will emphasize the
importance of teamwork as campers prepare for each production's opening night.
Alice in Wonderland is the camp's inaugural production and is based on Lewis
Carroll's classic work, complete with camper performances of the White Rabbit,
Mad Hatter and Queen of Hearts. You're A Good Man Charlie Brown and
Thoroughly Modern Millie round out the camp's remaining summer production
The directors for the camp's three productions are Bobby Logue and Jenny
Smith. Logue is a Sanibel theater staple and has been involved with several Herb
Strauss Theater productions over the last seven years, most notably Godspell and
A Chorus Line. In addition to instructing adult tap, jazz and hip-hop classes at BIG
ARTS, Louge also travels the world with the nation's largest international produc-
tion company, Chezzam Entertainment, as a performer, dance captain and chore-
Smith is also no stranger to the stage at BIG ARTS. She has been a Summer
Arts Camp drama instructor for the organization and appeared in its Herb Strauss
Theater's productions of Play On!, Out of Order, Plaza Suite and Unnecessary
Farce. Smith's voice work can also be heard in local radio spots and television com-
The deadline to register for each two-week session of camp is one week in
advance of its start date. The June 20 session deadline is June 13; the July 5 ses-
sion deadline is June 28; and the July 18 session deadline is July 11. Each session
is $350. Tuition assistance is available. Contact BIG ARTS for an application.
Camp will be closed Monday, July 4, in recognition of Independence Day.
Tuition is $315 for this second session.
There is a minimum requirement of 10 campers for each session. Volunteer
opportunities are also available for any summer session.
Sponsor is LAT Foundation and Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Foundation
To register for Strauss Musical Theater Camp and learn more about upcoming
BIG ARTS events, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel, call 395-0900,
email info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org.I
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Sanibel-Captiva Art League
Local Art Exhibit
V visitors and residents are welcome
to see 100 paintings by members
of the Sanibel-Captiva Art League
at the Sanibel Public Library during
regular hours and in BIG ARTS Phillips
Gallery on weekday afternoons. Both
buildings are on Dunlop Road near City
Hall. The staff members at the library,
472-2483, and BIG ARTS, 395-0900,
extend invitations to island guests to visit
and see their facilities and upcoming
Also on view at BIG ARTS Phillips
Gallery is the traveling exhibit of
Artreach banners.This special exhibit,
created by school students, is sponsored
by the Human Trafficking Awareness
Partnerships to help others by develop-
ing programs of awareness, training and
Included in the Art League members'
paintings are tropical scenes and local
wildlife. There is a large variety of still
life and other subjects such as clouds and
marine scenes in oil, acrylic,
pastel, watercolor and digital
imagery. The different paint-
erly interpretations of large
and small colorful artworks
range from representational
to expressionistic and abstract.
Many of the artists have won
awards in juried exhibitions.
Log on to www.sancapart.
com or write to PO Box
1192, Sanibel FL 33957 for
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Arts For ACT
ACT Gallery piece by Claudia
Join Arts for ACT Gallery at 2265
First Street in downtown Fort Myers
on Friday, July 1 from 6 to 10 p.m.
for the opening reception and art walk
for July's open-themed group exhibit
featuring over 75 artists.
This year the theme was a choice of
either Out of MY Mind or Think Inside
the Box. It is the fourth year that the gal-
lery has hosted an open-themed group
exhibit. Over 100 eclectic artists entered
the exhibit. The artwork shows a wide
Beauty Dies by Claudia
variety of diverse and thought-provoking
perspectives for the two themes. Among
the entering artists are Rasmussen
College students from the School of
Technology and Design Center, taught
by Jennifer Ayotte. The students created
a wide array of pieces. At the opening,
people will find out who won the cash
prizes for first of $100, second for $75,
third for $50 and $25 for honorable
This exhibit continues through
Arts for ACT Gallery provides a
contemporary exhibition gallery featur-
ing original art, limited edition prints,
Piece by Rasmussen College student
giclees, hand-crafted fine crafts, T-shirts,
silver and glass bead jewelry, gourd art,
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My Stars ***
FOR WEEK OF JUNE 27, 2011
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You feel
ready to face up to a major change, although
it might involve some risks. A once-dubious
family member comes around and offers sup-
port and encouragement.
TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Move
forward with your plans, despite discourag-
ing words from those who underestimate the
Bovine's strong will. Your keen instincts will
guide you well.
GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A misun-
derstanding is easily cleared up. Then go ahead
and enjoy some fun and games this week. A
Libra might have ideas that merit serious con-
sideration for the future.
CANCER (June 21 to July 22) You might
feel as if you're in an emotional pressure cook-
er, but the situation is about to change in your
favor. Take time out for some well-earned fun.
LEO (July 23 to August 22) A shift in your
workplace responsibilities creates resentment
among some co-workers. Deal with it before it
becomes a threat to your success on the job.
VIRGO (August 23 to September 22)
Expect some surprises in what you thought
was one of your typically well-planned sched-
ules. Deal with them, and then enjoy some
LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Be
careful: What appears to be a solid financial
opportunity might have some hidden risks
attached. A hazy personal matter needs to be
SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21)
It's a good time to strengthen ties with fam-
ily and friends. You might feel unsure about a
recent workplace decision, but time will prove
you did the right thing.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to
December 21) Just when you thought your
relationship was comfortable and even predict-
able, your partner or spouse could spring a
potentially life-changing surprise on you.
CAPRICORN (December 22 to January
19) Your usually generous self is overshad-
owed by your equally strong suspicious nature.
You might be judging things too harshly. Keep
an open mind.
AQUARIUS (January 20 to February
18) Love and romance dominate the week.
Married Aquarians enjoy domestic harmony,
while singles could soon be welcoming over-
tures from loving Leos.
PISCES (February 19 to March 20) An
old health problem recurs, but it is soon dealt
with, leaving you eager to get back into the
swing of things. A favorable travel period
starts this week.
BORN THIS WEEK: You have an inde-
pendent spirit that resists being told what to
do. But you're also wise enough to appreciate
* On June 30, 1859, Jean-Francois
Gravelet, a Frenchman known professionally
as Emile Blondin, becomes the first daredevil
to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
Wearing pink tights and a yellow tunic,
Blondin crossed a cable about 2 inches in
diameter and 1,100-feet long with only a bal-
ancing pole to protect him from plunging into
the dangerous rapids 160 feet below.
* On June 28, 1862, Confederate raiders
make a daring capture of a commercial ves-
sel on Chesapeake Bay. Conspirators boarded
the St. Nicholas as paying passengers with
Richard Thomas Zarvona, a former stu-
dent at West Point, disguised as a flirtatious
* On July 3, 1908, author Mary Frances
Kennedy Fisher is bom in Albion, Mich. In
1937, her first book, "Serve It Forth," was
published. She produced nine more books on
food, including "How to Cook a Wolf' (1942)
and "The Gastronomic Me" (1943).
* On July 1, 1951, Cleveland Indians ace
Bob Feller pitches the third no-hit game of
his career to lead the Indians over the Detroit
Tigers 2-1. This made him the first modem
pitcher ever to throw three no-hitters.
* On June 29, 1967, blond-bombshell
actress Jayne Mansfield is killed instantly
when the car in which she is riding strikes
the rear of a trailer truck on 1-90 east of New
Orleans. The car's driver likely couldn't see
the truck due to a nearby machine emitting a
thick white fog used to spray mosquitoes.
* On July 2, 1977, Hollywood composer
Bill Conti scores a No. 1 pop hit with the sin-
gle "Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)."
Conti's career eventually included an Academy
Award for Best Original Score for the 1983
film "The Right Stuff."
* On June 27, 1985, after 59 years, the
iconic Route 66 between Chicago and Los
Angeles enters the realm of history when the
American Association of State Highway and
Transportation Officials decertifies the road
and votes to remove all its highway signs.
Most of Route 66 followed a path forged
through the wilderness in 1857 by U.S. Navy
Lt. Edward Beale at the head of a caravan of
* It was philosopher, historian, mathemati-
cian and Nobel Prize winner Bertrand Russell
who made the following sage observation: "In
all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to
hang a question mark on the things you have
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Strange But True
long taken for granted."
* The giant Pacific octopus, the largest
octopus in the world, is a prolific breeder.
Extremely prolific. The female lays approxi-
mately 56,000 eggs, all at once. And
since, according to experts, the population
is stable, of those 56,000 eggs, only two
survive to reproduce.
* It was Franklin Pierce, the 14th presi-
dent of the United States, who ordered the
White House's first bathtub in the 1850s.
* Harry Houdini is best known as a
magician and an escape artist, but he also
performed amazing stunts. In the early
days of aviation, he flew in an airplane to
an altitude of 3,000 feet, then jumped off
the plane onto another one - while wear-
* A recent study conducted by research-
ers at a university in Sweden found that if
a person has to commute longer than 45
minutes to work, he or she is 40 percent
more likely to get divorced.
* There are more languages and dialects
spoken in India than in any other country
in the world: in excess of 1,600 at last
* If you're planning a trip to Marrakesh,
Morocco, be sure to visit the Koutoubiya
minaret. In 1195 Sultan Yakub al Mansur
commanded that the minaret be built in
thanksgiving for a military victory, and
the tower is lovely. The structure's unique
attribute, however, is not visible - it's olfac-
tory. When the minaret was being built,
960 sacks of musk were mixed in with the
mortar, and the odor can still be detected
"Those who can make you believe
absurdities can make you commit atroci-
ties." -- VoltairetO
Fourth Of July
oom. Pow. Splash? Sounds like
it's time again for the Fourth of
July Fireworks Cruise on Sanibel
Island. Adventures In Paradise will take
to the waters on the Miss Paradise,
Dolphin Waters and Sun Princess to
view the show.
Each year, dazzling explosions shine
on the Sanibel waters as hundreds of
people stare upward at the red white and
On Monday, July 4 at 7:30 p.m.,
Adventures In Paradise's boats will be
casting off from Port Sanibel Marina to
view the fireworks show from the water.
Each vessel accommodates up to 49
passengers and is equipped with a marine
bathroom. Also, for those who plan to
BYOB, two complimentary trolleys will
pick guests up at their Sanibel hotels and
take them to and from the boat.
The Fireworks Cruise costs $45 per
person. Visit www.AdventuresInParadise
or call 472-8443 for reservations and
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by DL Brown
How splendid the silver moon
between black trees
no wind, no rustling
the silence of leaves
and the call at dusk
as the moon rises, dims
behind gray clouds
again the call
low flying hunter
of night insects
over and over
Don Brown, retired architect and
native Floridian, is author of Florida
Scrub Country, Joy in the Moment and
Passage Through Mangroves, poetry
books available from the Sanibel and
Captiva Libraries. His books can be
browsed online at iUniverse.com/book-
store He is poet laureate of the MIT
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Top Ten Books
On The Island
1. Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne
2. Smokin' Seventeen by Janet
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4. Brief History of Sanibel &
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5. Those Who Save Us by Jenna
6. Junonia by Kevin Henkes
7. One Day by David Nicholls
8. Something Borrowed by Emily
9. Room by Emma Donoghue
10. Heat Islands by Randy Wayne
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CROW Picture Show Is Fridays
* HEALTH * CLASSIFIED * PUZZLES
JUNE 24, 2011
Injured gopher tortoise being grazed
The CROW Picture Show offers an insider's look at why critters come to CROW,
and features photos of the wild animals who wind up there.
Last year, Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Southwest Florida's only
wildlife hospital, cared for 4,111 sick, injured, and orphaned animals. Of the more than
200 different species, 54 percent were birds, 38 percent were mammals, and eight per-
cent were reptiles/amphibians/ invertebrates.
Due to restrictions imposed by governmental agencies, CROW cannot allow visitors
to view patients in person. But in this 30-minute presentation visitors can see photos of
current and past patients, with commentary by Claudia Burns, a veteran clinic volunteer.
The CROW Picture Show is presented each Friday at 11 a.m. in the CROW Healing
Around The Islands With Anne
Bookshop Expands Into Fashion;
Salon Gets Into Hair Feather Craze
Cool and pretty summer tops and straw
hats at the Sanibel Island Bookshop
A casual cotton top in yellow with embroi-
by Anne Mitchell
If you haven't been inside the Sanibel Island Bookshop in a while, ladies, walk
past the books to the back of the store and you'll find yourself in a trendy clothing
boutique. Now this is my kind of book store!
Owner Hollie Schmid decided to put some extra space to good use and chose
Injured bald eagle
Winds Visitor Education Center at 3883
Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The
Sanibel School. Admission for adults is
$5, teens $3, and free for children 12 and
under. Members of CROW are also admit-
Admission includes the presentation, plus
the opportunity to explore CROW's hands-
on educational facility and become familiar
with its efforts to save wildlife through com-
passion, care and education.
For more information, call 472-3644,
ext. 231. To learn more about CROW, visit
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Baby fawn being fed
a selection of what she calls "comfortable,
island-y and reasonably priced" clothing. That
includes dresses, tops, pants, shorts and hats.
It nicely complements the pretty jewelry she
She has also added the Lindsay Phillips col-
lection of Switch Flops - various sandal styles
with switchable straps so that one pair can suit
most occasions. It seems to be a great solution
to most women's chronic shoe-packing prob-
To launch her clothing line, Schmid is hold-
ing an open house on Thursday, June 30, and
if you present the coupon from the Sanibel
Island Bookshop's ad in this week's (or last
week's) Island Sun, you'll receive a 20 percent
discount on clothing and gift items.
There are soft, tiered tank tops starting
from about $24 and straw hats for $18, to
give examples. You'll receive a free book with
the purchase of $25 or more, plus a chance to Deena Banta shows off her hair feather
win a $100 gift certificate, extensions
Wine and sushi provided by award winning
Blu Sushi will be served from 5 to 8 p.m.
Sanibel Island Bookshop is at 1571 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-5223.
Great White Grill is having a beer tasting starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June
30. The grill carries a large selection of domestic and foreign brews including 28
beers on tap. The grill is at 2440 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel, phone 472-0212.
Sanibel Beauty Salon is usually at the forefront of bringing new hair and beauty
trends to the islands. Owners Mary Anne Banta and her daughter Deena's latest find
from a recent trade show is Featherlocks, which are added to the hair like extensions.
continued on page 8B
2B ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011
On Friday, June 24, the American
Legion will have a fish and
shrimp fry from 4 to 9 p.m.
Doug Fresh's BBQ ribs and chicken
will be served on Sunday, June 26, from
1 to 8 p.m. Cost is $10.
Nine-ball pool tournaments are played
every Monday starting at 6 p.m. Richard
McCurry took first place and Peter Mindel
took second in the first match. In the
second match, the winner was was Joe
Steamer with Dennis Bender in second
Texas Hold'em is played every
Thursday at 7 p.m. and on Saturdays at
4:30 p.m. Players are welcome.
Every Friday the legion offes a
6-ounce ribeye steak sandwich all day.
Also on the menu are cheeseburgers, in
luding a half-pounder along with daily
specials and a complete menu. The public
Hours are Monday to Saturday, 11
a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 9
The legion is at mile marker 3 on
Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more informa-
tion, call 472-9979.0
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Lions Club Makes Honorary Donation
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Fran Cameron (left) and Sanibel Captiva Lions Club President Rick Siders (right) present a
$1,750 donation to Friends Who Care representative Tom Louwers
In memory of its long-standing member Hugh Cameron, the Sanibel-Captiva
Lions Club offered to make a donation to an organization of his and his wife's
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Incoming President Rick Siders and Fran Cameron, Hugh's wife, presented a
$1,750 donation to a Friends Who Care representative Tom Louwers. Each year
Lions' Club Charities raise money for deserving causes, including Friends Who Care
and other local organizations that provide help and relief for local families.
Hugh, who was involved with the Lions for over 20 years, believed that Friends
Who Care was a great organization and he volunteered with them, helping wrap
Christmas gifts for many years.
"He was very dedicated to the community," Siders said. "He was a great volunteer
not only to us, but to many other organizations including SCCF. He was very active
in our fundraising events and the club's treasurer. It's especially meaningful to me,
because he brought me into the Lions Club."
Louwers explained that this donation will help sponsor back-to-school supplies at
the end of the summer. Many of the families that work on the islands lose some of
their income once the season winds down, so more requests for assistance start com-
ing in especially when the school season starts again. "When you see my list where
some kids are being asked to spend as much as $200 on supplies, and where are
some of these families going to get that kind of money?" Louwers said.
Last year, the organization helped support 120 children and 40 seniors. Louwers
said that in addition to school supplies and gifts, they also help by purchasing food,
musical instruments and other extra items that many of these families can't afford.
"There are lots of good stories coming out of this," he said.
For the last 28 years, Friends Who Care, Inc. has been assisting families and indi-
viduals in the Sanibel community facing crisis-related situations. Friends Who Care
works on an anonymous basis, through information from the police department,
churches, schools and caring individuals in the community. They provide a private and
personalized service to the individuals they assist. They also run a gift program during
the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, and work closely with other local service
organizations to identify areas where they can be of particular help.
If you know of anyone who may need assistance or would like to offer your help,
contact Friends Who Care at 472-5152.4
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I - IF Celebrate the 21st Annual I
I Independence bay Parade I
Monday, July 4, 2011 9:30 a.m. I
Entry Fee: Commercial $30.00 Non-Commercial $15.00
Additional Donations Welcome
Please Make Checks Payable to: 4th of July Parade Account
Mail: C/O Bank of the Islands, P.O. Box 1819, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Drop Off: Bank of the Islands, Corner of Casa Ybel Road and Periwinkle Way
000 Additional Information??? Contact Trish Phillips at 246-2981 000
000 Mandatory Parade Participant Meeting on Thursday, June 30, at Bank of the Islands 000
(1 0:00am or 5:00 pm)
I Make Sure to Pick Up Your 2011 Parade T-Shirts at Bank of the Islands I
2011 Parade Categories
Junonia - Most Original/Best Overall Lightning Whelk - Best Music/Performance
King's Crown - Most Patriotic Alphabet Cone - Most Unusual
Coquina - Best Non-commercial
Entries must be returned (with payment) BEFORE Friday, June 24, 2011
Return the following portion with Check Register Early for Best Position!
Parade Entry Form
Name of Business or Organization:
I Contact Person:
I Mailing Address (required):
E-mail Address: (required)
Daytime Telephone Number (required):
Number of Participants:
.I .1 Music . . Music . . Music . . Music . . Music . . Music . . Music .
Live? (Yes)__ or (No)__ Boombox or Amplifier? (Yes)__ or (No)__
What type of Float:
Name of Person Attending Meeting on 6/30:
Line up the Day of the Parade will be between 8:00 and 8:30 on Island Inn Road
(Entries arriving after 8:45 will be placed at the end of the Parade line up)
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Kiwanis Leadership Training
Prepares New Class Of Officers
Builders Club at the middle school level, K-Kids at the elementary school level, and
Aktion Club for adults with disabilities, dedicate more than 6 million volunteer hours
annually to strengthen communities and provide service to children.
To find a Kiwanis club in Lee County or LaBelle, visit www.kiwanisl9.com, call
Boyd at 369-3775 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sanibel-Captiva Chamber Donates
$1,000 To 4th Of July Fireworks Show
The 2011-2012 Kiwanis club officers and leaders join together for day of training
On June 11 more than 20 leaders from the 16 Kiwanis clubs from Lee
County and LaBelle joined for a day of training at the Boy Scouts of
America office in Fort Myers. These leaders will help guide over 550
Kiwanis members in the area in service to the community.
"Though these individuals won't officially take office until October 1, the training
educated attendees on the numerous tasks to be done in the upcoming months," said
Kiwanis Division 19 Lt. Gov. Bruce Boyd.
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one
child and one community at a time. Founded in 1915, Kiwanis and its sponsored ser-
vice organizations, including CKI at the college level, Key Club at the high school level,
Sharon Michie, left, and Judy Michie, right, receive a $1,000 check from Chamber of
Commerce President Ric Base and Marketing Director Bridgit Stone-Budd
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The Sanibel Captiva Chamber of
Commerce presented a check for
$1,000 to the Friends of 4th of July
Fireworks show to help ensure that the
annual celebration will be a spectacular
The show is a major draw for tourists
as well as islanders. The fireworks begin at
dusk and will be launched from the bayside
end of Bailey Road. Thousands attended
last year's show, many watching from the
"The fireworks show has been around
for years, and we want to help keep it
that way" said Sanibel-Captiva Chamber
of Commerce President Ric Base. "Our
visitors and residents have been plan-
ning their celebrations for months and the
fireworks show is an integral part of their
plans. We have all seen the appeals for
financial donations in the newspapers over
the past month or so and the board of the
chamber of commerce made the decision
to make this substantial contribution to
secure this event."
This is the second year Sharon and
Judy Michie have headed up the "Friends"
campaign after the fireworks were cut from
the City of Sanibel budget in 2009.
To encourage more donations, the
chamber is featuring the Friends of the 4th
of July in it e-Blast and e-Connect to over
For more information or to make a
donation, email friendsofjuly4fireworks@
Local Filmmaker To Raffle
Sanibel Lighthouse Scale Model
Replica of the Sanibel Lighthouse inside
Bailey's General Store
Rusty Farst, left, with Richard Johnson,
owner of Bailey's General Store pose in
front of the replica
If you've recently visited Bailey's General Store and noticed an accurate replica of
the Sanibel Lighthouse standing prominently in the front of the store, and won-
dered what was that all about, then wonder no more.
Rusty Farst, a Sanibel filmmaker, together with Bailey's General Store, is selling
$10 raffle tickets for the model lighthouse and the lucky winner gets to take it home.
ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011 5B
Part of the proceeds will go to start a fund that will pay for repainting the real Sanibel
The replica is a 1/10th scale model of the well known and much loved Sanibel
landmark, a sign that we have returned to our most favorite place as we come over
the causeway or visit Lighthouse Beach.
The replica's creator Ken Idle spent nearly 60 hours welding and assembling the
lighthouse, which is accurate in almost every detail. Idle has been a welder for over 45
years and does specialty work on boats and other marine structures. The lighthouse
was built with aviation aluminum for its lightness and strength, stands about 10 feet
tall, weighs only about 70 pounds and is the winner's to keep. The additional perk is
that the light at the top actually works and due to the chosen material, will never rust.
"It's a great opportunity to own a piece of Sanibel history, but in much smaller
form" said Farst. "There are so many creative things that someone can do with it, but
more importantly, it will help us repaint the original."
More than half of the available 700 tickets have been sold. Tickets are available at
Bailey's General Store or from Farst, whom you can contact at rustyfarst@rustyfarst.
Sanibel City Hall will be closed
in observance of Independence
Day on Monday, July 4, and will
resume regular office hours on Tuesday,
Refuse, recycling and vegetation
waste collection by Veolia Environmental
Services scheduled for Independence Day
will be one day later. Therefore, if your
normal pick-up day is Monday, July 4,
your waste will be picked up on Tuesday,
July 5. The altered schedule will remain
in place for the rest of the week. The
normal waste collection schedule will
resume on Monday, July 11.
The Sanibel Recreation Center will
operate regular hours on Monday, July 4,
from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. All regular
classes on Monday, July 4, 2011 will be
held. If you have any questions, call the
Recreation Center at 472-0345.
The Recreation Summer Youth
Day Camp Program will not be held
on Monday, July 4. It will resume on
Tuesday, July 5.
The City of Sanibel's Center 4 Life/
Civic Center will also be closed July 4
and will resume normal office hours on
July 5. Call 472-5743 with questions.
The Independence Day Parade, under
the direction of Friends of Don, Inc., will
be held on Monday, July 4, at 9:30 a.m.
Those with questions may contact Trish
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Part 3 of 3
Noordam To Cadiz,
A Mishap Causes Delay
The front office staff can answer any questions, often with the right answer
by Ted Tyson
After leaving Ponta Delgada on
time at 5 p.m. on May 5, we
sailed eastward toward the
Spanish mainland anticipating reaching
Cadiz at 7 a.m. on May 8 and having
a full Sunday to see the city or to take
tours to Seville. Cadiz is believed to be
the oldest city on the Iberian Peninsula.
Archaeologists estimate the first
Phoenician merchants landed on the
shore in 1100 BC. After them came the
Romans, Moors and others, but it was
the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s that
almost ruined the city.
Unlike its better-known sister city
to the north-northeast, Seville, Cadiz
on a Sunday is virtually closed down
especially before noon. However, one
can still admire the lavish buildings that
The map to the underground cave and river
represent the colonial legacy begun with
Christopher Columbus' first Atlantic
crossing in 1492 (which occurred some
500 years after the New World was dis-
covered and settled by Viking Warriors).
Cadiz's various cathedrals house origi-
nal works by Goya, Murillo, El Greco and
Zurbaran. In Santa Catalina Cathedral,
the unfinished work, The Marriage
of Saint Catherine, seemingly awaits
the return of the hand of its creator
Bartolome Murillo, who unfortunately fell
from a support beam and died before he
could complete his masterpiece. We also
saw the Cathedral de Santa Cruz and the
facade of the old Hospital de Mujeres as
we walked the city. Peggy and I, having
previously visited Seville, declined the
opportunity to ride in a bus for three
hours to revisit Seville, but many first-time
visitors did take one of the several tours
offered by Holland America and all seem
to have enjoyed themselves.
At 5 p.m. promptly, the Noordam
was unleashed from her dock and began
her eastward trek to cruise majestically
between the Pillars of Hercules, the leg-
endary guardians of the entrance to the
Mediterranean Sea. Then she would sail
past and just to the north of the famed
Rock of Gibraltar where the Union Jack,
the flag of the United Kingdom, still
proudly flies on her way to the next port
of call, Almeria.
We sailed through the Pillars at dusk
and cruised by The Rock at night so the
beauty, strength, and immense size of
it was not as apparent as it would have
been had we gone by during daylight.
However, even at night The Rock is a
magnificent sight, and in and of itself and
because of its great history Gibraltar is
well worth visiting for a few days at the
very least. It is amazing and remains, as
in WW II, impenetrable. You could say it
is ... solid as a rock.
Almeria is a really pretty city. At 9
a.m. the Noordam docked practically
downtown, and Peggy and I visited many
beautiful and interesting areas of the city.
La Chanca the former Jewish Quarter,
the Alcazaba Fortress situated high on a
hill above the city was built by the Caliph
of Cordoba in the 10th Century. The
Alcazaba was later turned into a museum
after the defeat of the Moors and holds
many Islamic artifacts on display. Other
notable places we visited: the Cathedral
of Almeria, whose corner towers were
redesigned into cannon turrets for the
protection of the city; the Church of the
Virgin Del Mar; and the Moorish Cisterns
just southwest of the Plaza Manuel P.
The city is easy to walk in, and except
for the long walk up to the Alcazaba
which wasn't a minor effort for me,
Peggy and I had a grand time walking
and talking with the people, many of
whom spoke very good "American," and
exploring for several hours, before we
returned to the ship.
Other friends we met on the ship
opted for one of the many tours to
Granada, Cabo de Gata and Nijar, or
Mojacar a small mountain village, and
they all seemed to be quite satisfied with
Upon our return we learned that
the ship could not depart as scheduled.
During a practice exercise of one of the
ship's lifeboats, something had gone
awry and the lifeboat had fallen onto the
Deck 3 guardrail and then into the water
and partially submerged. Luckily no crew
members and no passengers had been
near the lifeboat while the exercise was
being conducted, so no one had been
injured. But the Noordam could not
depart until the lifeboat had been recov-
ered from the water and the ship recerti-
fied by Lloyd's of London, the maritime
insurer, as to the safety and adequacy of
the remaining lifeboats to hold the num-
bers of passengers and crew aboard.
Luckily, a Lloyd's representative was
nearby in Spain, and he hurried to the
ship by car, conducted his examinations,
certified the emergency lifeboat equip-
ment, the repair of the railing damage,
and provided the requisite insurance doc-
uments to allow the Noordam to depart,
late, for the next port, Valencia.
On the Noordam we waved goodbye
to Almeria as we sat in the Vista dining
room enjoying a four-course gourmet
meal with wine. Our server advised that
later in the cruise he and his associates
would be performing their native dances
and songs for the entertainment of the
ship's guests and he was very cordial in
inviting us to attend. We did attend the
continued on page 22B
Mouth-Watering prospects for your
property sale this summer!
clients can make a difference to your
business. Sixty-six percent of people are
now using smart phones or i-Pads to
receive information. Tailoring messaging
for specific clientele creates a personal
connection and business relationships
are formed, along with trust. Whether
you are a large or a small business
the Internet platform creates an equal
opportunity for all, Quenzel said. Social
media allows personal connections in
When a business decides to use web
advertising or social media to market
product or services on the Internet, the
marketing plan begins with an audit of
current business practices and research
of product or services being marketed.
"The goal of social media monitor-
ing is to gain a better understanding of
the potential target audiences in your
social sphere, where they are and what
interests them. Monitoring will also help
benchmark important metrics for social
media objectives." Find out who your
customers are and what they want,
have a great quality product or service,
tailor your social media marketing to
customer's individual needs and you will
be on your way to having a successful
ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011 7B
business, he maintained.
Upcoming speakers: July 1,
Rosemary Boisvert, managing direc-
tor, Transitional Living Center of
SWFL, Addiction Services; July 8,
Julie Workman, director Programs &
Community Relations, The Heights
The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club
meets at 7 a.m. every Friday morning
at Beachveiw Steakhouse & Tavern,
1100 Par View Drive. If you would
like further information regard-
ing the Sanibel Rotary or Rotary
International, call 337-1099.4
Earl Quenzel of Quenzel & Associates tak-
submitted by Shirley Jewell
Rotary club wel-
amazing speaker, Earl
Quenzel of Quenzel
& Associates, a com-
pany that specializes
in brand marketing,
advertising, web design & internet mar-
keting. Quenzel spoke about the impor-
tant value of social media in today's
Whether it's business to consumer or
business to business, social media is a
front runner in getting your product or
service known and trusted by your tar-
geted customer in today's business arena,
"The current business market is chal-
lenged by empowered consumers," he
said. A click of the mouse brings instant
information up on computer screens
around the world. Customers are search-
ing for information, they have a curiosity
and interest about product and within
a short period of time this can produce
a decision toward, desire for and trust
in your product or produce a negative
Web media is a competitive market
place. Quenzel spoke of a thin market
where decisions are set quickly. Consent
attention to your media content, main-
tenance of your marketing material and
tracking users is extremely important.
Computer users are using social
media sites such as Facebook, Twitter,
Linkedln, MySpace, Tagged, YouTube,
etc. daily. Communications from friends
and businesses alert them in various
ways on various topics constantly.
Facebook alone has 500 million active
users and 50 percent of active users log
on to Facebook on any given day. The
average Facebook user has 130 friends.
Both good and bad information
flows over the Internet in nanoseconds.
Social media users are categorized as:
creators - they write or publish some-
thing; critics - they rate or review some-
thing; collectors of information; joiners;
or spectators who read blogs and post-
Marketers know that social media
sites matter. Twittering a sales event or
other timely announcements to your
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8B ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011
From page 1B
Around The Islands
Mary Anne Banta said rocker Steven Tyler resurrected the fad by wearing the
feather extensions on American Idol. Now they're a sensation.
Made from real rooster feathers, they are colored and come in various shapes
and many colors, singly and in bundles. Banta said you can wash your hair without
removing them and they can be curled and flat-ironed. They are re-usable and can
be moved around.
The feathers are attached with a microbead that's crimped onto the hair. Cost if
$15 for the first and $10 for the second and subsequent feathers.
"It's been amazing. We have done lots," said Banta, adding that they're popular
not just with the young but with the "young at heart."
Sanibel Beauty Salon is at 2330 Palm Ridge Road, phone 472-1111.
Pat Zambuto, owner of The Cedar Chest Fine Jewelry in Tahitian Gardens,
lost her beloved Yogi, a yellow Labrador, some months ago and life without a doggy
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Some of the hair feather styles that are
available at Sanibel Beauty Salon
companion was not the same.
But that has changed with her adop-
tion of Toby, another yellow Lab a few
months ago and, more recently, Sammy,
a black Lab. Both are about three-and-a-
half years old and came from a shelter.
Like Yogi, they are with Zambuto con-
stantly, including putting in a full day at
Toby is quite outgoing, while Sammy
is shy. Both come out of the back room
from time to time to greet customers.
Stop by and meet them sometime.
continued on page 9B
Gems of Australia
by Dan Schuyler
and Karen Bell
S = many of us
m m travel away from
in search of cooler
relaxation. Lily &
Co. uses the sum-
mer months to travel around the world
in search of precious gems.
We'll start in a land down under,
Australia. With its huge area and range
of geological environments, Australia
produces a number of precious met-
als and gemstones. Silver, gold, copper,
diamonds, opals and sapphires were dis-
coveries of major economic importance.
Other gemstones that are mined include
jade, emerald, garnet, zircon, quartz and
Mining contributed significantly to
preventing potential bankruptcy for the
early colonies in Australia. Silver and cop-
per were discovered in south Australia in
the 1840s, leading to the export of ore
and the immigration of skilled miners and
The first economic minerals discov-
ered in Australia were silver and lead in
Dressier tops like this in cream with a
broad band of beading, plus linen pants,
are part of the bookstore collection
February 1841. The value of these mines
was soon overshadowed by the discovery
of copper. In 1851, gold was found near
New South Wales. Weeks later, gold was
found in the newly-established colony of
Australian gold rushes, in particular the
Victorian Gold Rush, had a major last-
ing impact on Victoria and on Australia
as a whole. The gold rush colored every
aspect of Australian society, and elements
of it are still clearly visible today. The
influx of wealth that gold brought soon
made Victoria Australia's richest colony
by far, and Melbourne its largest city.
Australia's population changed dra-
matically as a result. In 1851, the popula-
tion was 437,655; a decade later, it was
Although most Victorian gold fields
were exhausted by the end of the 19th
century and much of the profit was sent
back to the United Kingdom, sufficient
wealth remained to fund substantial devel-
opment of industry and infrastructure.
There have been many diamond
occurrences recorded in Australia but the
largest and most economic deposit to
date is the Argyle mine in the Kimberley
region of Western Australia, which pro-
duces a huge quantity of stones each
year for the international market. Most
are used in industry, and only about five
percent are suitable for gemstones. The
Argyle mine is unique for its rare pink-
to-red diamonds that form a minute but
dependable percentage of its production.
continued on page 23B
From page 8B
Around The Islands -Bank oft
LIVE ON THE ISLANDS W lands
The Crow's Nest at 'Tween Waters
Inn, Captiva has entertainment nightly ur Island Bank
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. On Friday and
Saturday, June 24 and 25, the Badn onlin
Banditos play each night from 9 p.m. to Please visit our Island Sun online
1 a.m. Taylor Stokes is playing Tuesday advertisers each week at
and Wednesday. Crab Races are on www.islandsunnews.com.
Monday and Thursdays with a family You can click through to their
show at 5:30 p.m. and an adult show at
9 p.m. Phone 472-5161. Web sites for more
Gene Federico is playing at information about real estate,
Courtney's on Sanibel on Thursdays shopping, restaurants and services.
and Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. and on
Sunday at the tiki bar from 2 to 5 p.m. Just click on the logos surrounding
Courtney's is at 1231 Middle Gulf Drive, the front page.
The Jacaranda has entertainment
nightly from 7 to 11 p.m. Here's the
line-up: Friday and Saturday, The Captiva Band playing classic rock, jazz and R&B;
Sunday, Jamaica "Dave" & Co., reggae and dance; Monday, Renata, jazz, con-
temporary music and dance; Tuesday, Steve "Scooter" Reynolds, accoustic guitar,
contemporary music and dance; Wednesday, Buckeye Ken, contemporary, Top 40
and blues; Thursday, 2 Hot, contemporary, reggae and dance. The Jacaranda is at
1223 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-1771.
George & Wendy's Corner Grill will feature John Mameli, with a melodic
approach to a radical style, on Friday, June 24 from 7 to 11 p.m. On Saturday,
June 25, Catman will play bluesy, jazzy, funky music. The restaurant is at 2499
Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 395=1263.
The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, has live entertainment from
6 to 9:30 p.m. nightly. The line-up: Monday, Dan Confrey; Tuesday, Jeff Key;
Wednesday, Ken Wasiniak; Thursday, Diana Lynn; Friday, Greg Watts; Saturday,
Diana Lynn; and Sunday, Ken Wasiniak. Phone 472-0606.
The Stone Crab - A Shrimp & Seafood House features Danny Morgan
and Friends Wednesdays and Fridays and Buckeye Ken Saturdays. Live entertain-
ment is from 8 to 11 p.m. The Stone Crab is at 2761 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel,
ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011 9B
RC Otter's, 11506 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, has live music daily with dining
inside and outside, phone 395-1142.
Keylime Bistro on Captiva features live entertainment seven days and nights
each week, phone 395-4000.
The Mucky Duck has live entertainment Monday through Saturday nights
on the patio. The restaurant is at 11546 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva. Phone 472-
Traders Store & Cafe, 1551 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, features Chris
Workman at the piano on Wednesdays and Sundays from 7 to 10 p.m. Danny
Morgan & Friends play Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m. Phone 472-
Restaurant owners/managers, please e-mail or fax your entertainment sched-
ule to Anne Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 395-2299.0
Digital Strategies Director Named
OISE, Inc. announced the promotion of
Emily Kettner to digital strategies director.
Having led numerous innovative, highly
successful digital-social campaigns as a NOISE
account leader, placing Kettner as lead vision-
ary for all NOISE digital marketing efforts is an
obvious and logical benefit for travel, tourism,
entertainment, retail, real estate and the agency's
many other industry marketers. Her proven experi-
ence in social media, search engine optimization,
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ing mechanisms and video strategies combined
with her fresh perspective enables NOISE clients to
amplify their success.
Emily's passion, innovation and impressive
in-depth knowledge of online marketing solutions
makes her a trusted leader in a constantly evolv-
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Sprecher, NOISE chairman and creative director.
Her ability to lead rather than follow and to deliver measurable results leaves clients
wanting more and getting more in return."
With nearly five years of industry experience, Kettner's contributions have led
to numerous awards for clients such as the Florida Repertory Theatre and Tween
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1. In 2010, Mike Redmond set a major-league mark for consecutive games by a
catcher without an error (253). Who had held the record?
2. Name the last two Detroit Tiger A.L. Rookies of the Year.
3. Who are the only two coaches to guide NFC South teams to Super Bowl
4. When was the last time before Butler University in 2010 that a Division I
men's college basketball team played in the Final Four in its own home city?
5. Name the first team in NHL history to have four 500-goal scorers on the
6. Who was the fastest to reach 100 goals in Major League Soccer history?
7. Name three of the four opponents heavyweight boxer Joe Frazier fought
between the time he won the heavyweight title from Jimmy Ellis in 1970 and
lost to George Foreman in 1973.
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Friday Night Field
Games For Teens
Call all your friends and put on
your game faces for Friday Night
Field Games on June 24 and July
8 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Field Games are offered to teens 12
years and older interested in getting a
great workout while having fun with their
friends. Games are:
June 24 - Kickball tournament at The
Sanibel School Ball Fields
July 8 - Flag football, corn toss and
wiffle ball at The Community Park.
There are no fees to participate and all
activities are weather permitting.
For more information, contact the
Sanibel Recreation Center at 472-0345.
The Sanibel Recreation Center is
located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road.
For more information call 472-0345 or
At Sundial Resort
Pavel & Blackwood Tennis
Academy (PBTA) will hold a High-
Performance Junior Tennis Camp
at the Sundial Beach & Golf Resort on
Sanibel from July 11 to 15.
In addition to providing a tournament
training group for ages 10 to 18 to con-
centrate on competitive play develop-
ment, trhge camp includes a QuickStart
Program focused on athletic skills for
ages five to 10. The camp also offers
a significant warm-up training ground
for national junior level players ages 12
to 18, competing in the USTA Super
Nationals Clay Court Junior Tennis
Championships the following week at
various East Coast locations.
Many of PBTA's top national junior
level players from the main campus
in Arizona are expected to attend the
"This camp is open to the public,"
said USPTA Tennis Professional Nick
Blackwood. "Space will be limited. If
you're interested in attending, you need
to sign up right away."
Blackwood said, "Offering this high-
performance tennis camp at one of
our Sanibel satellite campuses the week
prior to the championships is in keep-
ing with Pavel & Blackwood Tennis
Academy's philosophy that successful
tennis players are the ones who are pre-
pared mentally and physically."
Weekly rates are $385 for full days,
lunch included; half-day, $225.
Daily, $100, lunch included; half day,
QuickStart Program, $75 a week,
$20 a day.
For more information or to register,
contact Diane Limeri at 472-3522 or
merican Red Cross Summer
Youth Group swim lessons at the
S Sanibel Recreation Center are
Saturday, June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23,
and 30; and August 6, 13, and 20.
Improve your child's comfort level
and abilities in the water. Group lessons
are offered for youth of all ages, from
six months to 15 years. Registration is
on a first come, first serve basis. Cost
per session for members is $50 and for
non-members is $50. A class schedule
with detailed lesson information is avail-
able at the recreation center's front
desk. Call the center at 472-0345 for
requirements and class options.
The Sanibel Recreation Center is
located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road.
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S southwest Florida Events Inc., a
Florida not-for-profit corporation
based in Fort Myers and dedicated
to combining fun, fitness and support
for local charities through multisport
events, has announced its first event,
the Captiva Triathlon. The triathon,
which will be held on September 17 and
18, is a family, fun and fitness weekend
at South Seas Island Resort centered
around a children's race on Saturday
morning and an adult race on Sunday
Angie Ferguson, a well-known Elite
Level 2 level triathlon coach, 15-time
Ironman, and one of the three race direc-
tors for the event said, "I can't imagine a
more beautiful venue for this event. The
run around the South Seas golf course,
is worth the price of admission by itself. I
don't think I've ever experienced a pret-
tier run course."
There will be two children's races:
the six- to nine-year-olds will complete a
100-yard swim, 1.5-mile bike and 12-mile
run, and the 10- to 13-year-old racers
face a 200-yard swim, 3.0-mile bike and
one-mile run. The swim course will take
place in waist-deep water with the course
lined with adults and life guards. The bike
course will be closed to all traffic. The run
course will be along the golf course over-
looking the Gulf of Mexico.
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"If kids are looking for a project for
the summer, we have a great one: pre-
paring for the triathlon," according to
Ken Gooderham, another one of the race
The adult race is a sprint length which
is 1/4-mile swim, 10-mile bike and a
3.1-mile run. Registration is capped at
500. "We've had a tremendous response
for only having registration open for two
weeks. We've had inquiries from around
the state," Kate Gooderham, the third
race director stated.
The charity to benefit from the event
will be announced in July.
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Gardenhire's Managing Magic
Has The Twins Back In Contention
by Ed Frank
he Major League baseball season may be less than
| one-half completed, but my vote for American League
L Manager of the Year would be for Ron Gardenhire of the
Gardenhire, in his 10th season at the helm of the Twins
with six American League Central Division titles to his credit, is
probably doing his best managing to date in a trouble-plagued
season that is beyond belief.
As late as June 1, the Twins were 17-37, 161/2 games out
of first place and owners of the worst record in baseball.
But look at them now!
When this week began, the Twins had won seven straight, 14 of 16 games and
had climbed back to within eight games of first.
There's no question that the Twins' early-season struggles stem from injuries
forcing Gardenhire to field a host of minor leaguers to fill the gaps. Thirteen players
have been on the disabled list and the season isn't even three months old.
And seven still remain on the shelf - right-fielder Jason Kubel, left-fielder Denard
Span, first-baseman Justin Morneau, third-baseman Danny Valencia, designated hit-
ter Jim Thome, and pitchers Kevin Slowey and Joe Nathan.
Kubel was among the top American League hitters when he went down with a
left foot sprain.
While starting pitching was a big question mark as the season began, Twins start-
ers have posted an 11-2 record in the past 16 games with a sparkling 1.86 ERA.
Also on the positive side is the return last week of All-Star catcher Joe Mauer
and second-baseman Tsuyoshi Nishioka. Both had been out since early April, Mauer
with leg weakness and Nishioka with a broken leg.
The biggest problem remaining is the same as last year - the health of former
MVP Morneau. His 2010 season ended last July 7 with a concussion. This year it's
a left wrist strain.
Thome picked up the slack for Morneau last year and hopefully he can help
again when he returns from the DL.
Gardenhire won his first AL Manager of the Year Award last season with a team
that posted a 94-68 record and was the first team to earn a playoff spot.
With his team's early-season misery, it's nearly impossible he can match that
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Miracle Eliminated In First-Half Race
Despite Monday night's 6-3 victory over the Palm Beach Cardinals, the Fort
Myers Miracle were eliminated in the season's first-half championship race in the
Florida State League South Division.
Fort Myers, 34-34 for the season, saw their chances lost when the St. Lucie
Mets, 36-32, beat Charlotte to remain two games in front with only two to play. St.
Lucie clinched the title by holding the tie-breaker.
The second-place finish by Manager Jake Mauer's squad was a repeat of second
place in the second half of last season.0
Minnesota Twins Present Check
Jack Nelson of spring training community relations for the Minnesota Twins
Baseball Club, recently presented a check for $3,735 to Habitat for Humanity
of Lee and Hendry Counties. The club, its players and employees provide
resources, memorabilia, volunteer hours and cash grants to assist more than 5,000
nonprofit organizations and fundraisers throughout the upper midwest and south-
Nelson works with various charities in fundraising throughout Lee County and has
a favorite fundraiser. He enjoys selecting nonprofit organizations and then gives each
the opportunity to attend four home games during spring training. They are given the
opportunity to sell raffle tickets for miscellaneous Twins memorabilia and other donat-
ed items. The proceeds from the sale of the raffle tickets are divided equally among
the four charities. This year's recipients were: Lee Cancer Care, Harry Chapin Food
Bank, Habitat for Humanity, and Hispanic American Business Alliance.
The gift to Habitat for Humanity allows Habitat to provide a hand up in the com-
munity with the ultimate goal of eliminating substandard housing.
Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties' mission is to provide affordable
housing to low-income individuals with zero interest mortgages. Partnering families
must commit to 250 sweat equity hours, pay $1,200 toward closing costs, and qualify
for a mortgage. For further information call 652-0434 or visit www.habitat4humanity.
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FGCU Founder's Cup Tees
Up Its 20th Golf Tournament
This October marks the 20th year Florida Gulf Coast University is hosting the
Founder's Cup golf tournament. A perennial favorite and one of the most suc-
cessful single-day fundraisers, the tournament has raised more than $988,000
since its inception.
The popular event is scheduled to be played Friday, October 14 at Pelican's Nest
Golf Club in Bonita Springs.
Proceeds from the day will benefit the FGCU Foundation, which provides funds to
enhance scientific, educational and charitable programs related to the mission of the
university outside the scope of regular state funding.
Activities begin with an 11:30 a.m. buffet lunch at the clubhouse. Golfers begin
play at 1:15 p.m. with a shotgun start on two of Pelican's Nest Golf Club's champi-
onship courses. Following the tournament play, golfers will enjoy a dinner buffet and
Designed by world-renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio, the Gator and
Hurricane courses are certified as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. The courses
offer 36 holes of satisfying challenges for players of all skill levels. The New York
Times and Florida Golfer ranked Pelican's Nest Golf Club among the best courses in
Registration is $2,000 per foursome and $500 for individuals. A championship
sponsor level is available for $2,500 and includes a four-player team and logo on a
sponsor's golf towel. Golf towel sponsorships are $750, which will include all sponsor
logos on a golf towel that will be given to each participant in the tournament.
Pelican's Nest Golf Club is located inside the gated community of Pelican Landing,
on the west side of U.S. 41 in Bonita Springs.
For more information or to register, contact Michele Kroffke at 590-1074 and
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Shell Point Golf Club Will
Host Runners For A July 2 Race
- by Bryan Hayes
i " hat is the
S- one cause
of downtime for
your central cool-
*": ' ing and heating
It ,f ^ system? Contrary
.| � to popular belief, it
is not refrigerant-
The most fre-
quent reason for down time is electrical
in nature. With the average home having
over 300 surges per year, you can see
how this could be a problem. Especially
for those of us who live on Sanibel, it is a
constant battle for our power company to
keep the grid in good working order.
Many major home appliances, includ-
ing our air conditioners, rely more on
solid state electronics to operate than
ever before. While this is a good thing,
it still comes with a price. These controls
are also more susceptible to power fluc-
tuations than ever before. So back to the
title, the way to protect your investment
is through surge protection.
Surge protection can be achieved
through many different ways. You can
buy those little surge protection strips
for your pluggable appliances and most
stores. However, for the larger stuff such
ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011 13B
as your air conditioner, you are going
to need to have an electrician install an
inline surge protection on the electrical
feed. This will help protect your very
If you really like the idea, you can
even take this one step further and have
a surge protection system installed for
your entire house. That will cover all the
circuits in your home.
So, as usual, I don't stray too far from
my favorite topic of paying more now to
save yourself the money and the hassles
later. And with a little investment, you
could save a bundle if your home is ever
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tioning contractor He also owns, with
his brother Todd, an electrical busi-
ness on Sanibel. He can be reached at
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On Saturday, July 2, Shell Point Golf Club will welcome participants for the
Fort Myers Track Club 4 Miler Race to run through the Shell Point com-
munity. The race starts at 7:30 a.m. and will begin and end at the golf club,
after taking runners along the Caloosahatchee River for some incredible views.
"We are so happy to work with the Fort Myers Track Club and host this exciting
event," said Michael Mongoven, director of golf for Shell Point Golf Club. "I think that
the golf course and property of Shell Point will prove to be a wonderful location for
the race due to the variety of natural environments throughout the community."
One the day of the race, runners may start to check in at 6:15 a.m. For those who
pre-register, packets can be picked up at Run Florida located at 13101 McGregor
Boulevard in Fort Myers. To sign up for this race, visit the Fort Myers Track Club web-
site at www.ftmyerstrackclub.com where you can sign up online, or print a copy of the
registration to be mailed in.
Pre-registration for the race is $20 for adults and $15 for youth runners under age
18, and registration needs to be completed by July 1. On the day of the event, regis-
tration will be $25 for adults and still $15 for youth. There will also be a one-mile fun
run that is free for anyone who attends. This is a race that will utilize the ChronoTrack
Bib Tag Technology for those who are racing for time.
Light refreshments will be available and awards will be given at the end of the
event. For questions regarding the race, contact Run Florida at 225-0234.
Shell Point Retirement Community is just off McGregor Boulevard and Summerlin
Road, two miles before the Sanibel Causeway.0
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by Shelley M.
A s children
Lk their teen
years, one can
see that they are
thinking skills. This
to as cognitive
development and includes the ability for
better reasoning skills, abstract thinking
skills and the ability to think about think-
ing, a process known as meta-cognition.
Since the major task of adolescence is
to form a self-identity, teens can use
their new thinking skills to help them
investigate their own thoughts, ideas,
perceptions, and answer the questions
that the search for self-identity brings.
These more advanced reasoning
skills help teens to have a better logical
thought process and the ability to think
hypothetically. These more developed
reasoning skills also allow teens to view
issues from multiple perspectives think-
ing about multiple options and possibili-
ties. Abstract thinking skills allow teens
to think about intangible things that can-
not be seen, heard, or touched, includ-
ing concepts like faith, trust, beliefs, and
Meta-cognition provides teens a new
way to think about how they feel and
what they are thinking. It involves being
able to think about how one is perceived
by others. It can be used to develop
strategies for improving studying and
A visible sign of these newly acquired
thinking skills is that we see teens exhib-
iting many universal behaviors during
adolescence. Teens become very cause-
oriented; it is quite common for teens to
support various causes such as vegetari-
anism, or they may adopt radical views
on just about everything. Teens become
extremely self-conscious and believe that
they are constantly being observed and
judged. They think that their emotional
experiences are more unique than those
of others and will often process their
feelings in an overly dramatic manner.
Another behavior that is characteristic
is one frequently called the "personal
fable," the idea of invincibility, believing
that nothing bad can happen to them
and thus we see teens engage in some
None of these teen behaviors sound
like higher-level thinking; however,
through their newly developed cogni-
tive skills teens are trying on a variety
of ideas, personas, beliefs and activities
that help them answer who they are and
who they want to be.
Parents can help their teens through
adolescent transition best by understand-
ing and knowing what changes and
behaviors are normal and thus not over
or under reacting to their teens and the
situations they will encounter. Other
concrete suggestions that might be help-
ful include providing teens with oppor-
tunities to get involved in community
service, involving them in discussions
about household rules and consequenc-
es, involving them in non-threatening
discussions about current events, politics
and listening to their views on what's
Most important of all is to be there
for them when they need you, which
will be on their time schedule. Teens do
not discuss on demand. As a parent you
will have to wait for that moment when
Got A Problem?
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Q: I was in an
A Bautomobile accident
a few months ago
that was not my
r = fault. I was treated
for whiplash. I have
been driving daily
x to work since the
I have severe anxi-
ety and I think I am even having panic
attacks. I have to go to work. What
would you suggest?
A: Being in any accident where you
experience trauma can manifest into
continued anxiety and/or post trauma.
your teen decides to talk to you. Be
there - you don't want to miss it.
Ms. Greggs is adjunct faculty at
Edison State College where she teach-
es psychology and education courses.
She is also Nationally Certified
School Psychologist and consultant
for School Consultation Services, a
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be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Not all questions submitted can be
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It is natural to experience anxiety when
you drive again out of fear that you
will be in another accident. There are
various treatments without taking medi-
cation that can help. You may want
to contact a counselor to assess your
mental status and work with you to help
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learn some relaxation techniques.
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ence getting behind the steering wheel
and driving. Try to stay in the moment
with taking long deep breaths and
focusing on something pleasant rather
than thinking of the accident or having
another unpleasant experience.
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by Jeanie Tinch
S i ing your bedroom
furniture, first things
" . i first! In most cases,
that means the
placement of your
bed. Because this is
S usually the largest
piece of furniture,
chances are that
available wall space will somewhat limit
your placement options. If at all possible,
try not to place your bed so that it's fac-
ing a window. Morning light waking you
up every day might be less than desir-
able. However, if your bed must face the
window, all is not lost. Room darkening
window treatments can screen out most
of the light.
If a new bed is in your overall design
plan, you have a myriad of choices.
Platform, canopy, and sleigh beds will all
tend to give your bedroom a romantic
feel. Even more important than your
choice of bed is the bedding ensemble
that will adorn this focal point piece in
your new room.
Beautiful Window Treatments
The best possible way to give your
newly redecorated bedroom the perfect
romantic touch is going to be in your
selections of fabrics to adorn both your
bed and your windows. Nothing says
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lowy textured fabrics. So pamper yourself
with some of today's hottest fabrics and
consider using them in creative, even
Bedding ensembles come in a variety
of sizes, shapes and designs. From the
uniquely custom-designed outline quilted
bedspreads, to the simple yet luxurious
duvet covers, your bedding should defi-
nitely take center stage in your room.
No bedding ensemble is complete with-
out multiple pillow shams in several fabric
coordinates, decorative pillows in unique
sizes and shapes, and a coordinating dust
ruffle. Remember your bed and bedding
ensemble will become the focal point of
your new room. It needs to be beautiful
and dramatic and take center stage.
Incorporating a romantically designed
window treatment will also add to the
overall feeling of your room. With endless
possibilities available, you might consider
framing your windows with a soft, billowy
silky sheer displayed on a decorative drap-
ery rod. Or perhaps an overabundance of
fabric in a softly draping swag and jabot
treatment would give your windows a fin-
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and room darkening considerations must
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Kids Catch Reel
Fun In Tarpon Bay
Refuge Interns Rachel Krauss (left) and Joe
Stack help a group of children from the
Florida Baptist Children's Home learn to
wear properly fitted flotation devices
The children depart on Tarpon Bay
Explorers' pontoon boats to fish in Tarpon
Group of 25 lucky children from
the Florida Baptist Children's
Home were treated to a fun-filled
day of fishing in the JN "Ding" Darling
National Wildlife Refuge. The warm and
sunny day began as the group assembled
on the waterfront at refuge concession-
aire Tarpon Bay Explorers (TBE).
Before heading out on the water, the
kids spent time learning about fishing
skills, boating safety, and the marine life
in the bay. In the Explorers' touch tank
exhibit, naturalist Donna Yetsko taught
the kids about the small critters that
inhabit Tarpon Bay. They learned about
sea stars, horseshoe crabs, seahorses, and
snails like the true tulip.
A really important aspect of boating
safety is wearing PFDs (personal floata-
tion devices). Refuge interns Joe Stack
and Rachel Krauss gave the children a
lesson on properly fitting and wearing
Two important skills to know for a
day of fishing are cast netting for bait
and tying knots in fishing lines. Captains
Andy Pollack and Steve Maddix helped
each child learn how to handle and
throw a cast net at targets on dry ground
while Ranger Becky and STAR teacher
Kinti Snider taught them how to tie the
easy but strong Palomar knot in their
After an hour on land, the group of
kids was eager to get out on the water
and test their skills. The water was calm
and the sky was sunny as the group
departed on four pontoon boats. They
were accompanied by captains Andy
Pollack, Steve Maddix, Tom Florence,
and Joe Mirabile along with Ranger
Becky, interns Joe and Rachel, STAR
teacher Kinti, Ranger Tracy Gordon, and
volunteer Brian Gordon from the "Ding"
The children fished with live bait -
2,000 shrimp - donated by Shallow Bait.
The Florida Baptist Children's Home group gathers on the shore of Tarpon Bay with staff
from Tarpon Bay Explorers, the 'Ding' Darling Refuge, and George and Wendy's Corner
Explorers Captain Andy Pollack (right) looks on as Karissa practices throwing a cast net
Ten-year old Zachariah holds up a 17 inch
trout that he caught with Captain Andy
Nine-year old Emma is a little unsure about
the 15 inch trout she caught with Captain
All of the children were lucky enough
to catch a fish, and some of them even
caught more than 10 fish.
Each group had the chance to see
some of the other wildlife in the refuge
as they were exploring the bay in search
of fish. There were sightings of sting
rays, jellyfish, birds, and manatees, and
one group even had a dolphin swimming
around the whole time they were fishing.
Upon return to shore, a final tally
revealed that all together the children
caught 99 fish and over a dozen differ-
ent species including sea trout, redfish,
and even several bonnethead sharks.
They were joined by their foster families,
refuge staff, and Explorers' staff for a
picnic lunch as they shared tales of their
The hot dog and chip lunch was pre-
pared by grill master George Schnapp of
George and Wendy's Corner Grill, who
sponsored the food.
Explorers naturalist Donna Yetsko shows
Grace (left) and Angel a true tulip snail in
the Explorer's touch tank exhibit
Refuge Ranger Becky Wolff hands Savana
a practice kit for learning to tie an easy
but strong Palomar knot
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One of the littlest fishers of the day, Hope,
caught a bonnethead shark
George and Wendy Schnapp Refuge STAR teacher Kinti Snider shares
fish stories and lunch with Mike and Owen
Before departing, the children were after their fishing adventure
each given their own fishing pole to take
home, donated by the "Ding" Darling came together to provide this opportu-
Wildlife Society. nity for the kids, not just to fish, but to
Richard and Denise Shelton, relief learn about fishing skills, boating safety,
parents at the Florida Baptist Children's and the marine life."4
Home, were thankful for this exciting day
of adventure for these children:
"We appreciate all the groups that
16B ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011
Celebration Homes Now Available
For Weddings, Retreats, Getaways
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IISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS
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Karen Bell Team was recognized as top '
sales team. Rob Pailes was recognized as
top sales agent.
The Mike McMurray and Trevor Nette A.
Team was recognized as top producing
team and top listing team.
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of Robin Catron
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been in the multi-
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past 16 years. Her
previous experi- Robin Catron
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and Nautical Mile Enterprises. Her
extensive background includes sales,
management, operations and market-
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Florida market for the past 11 years and
has been involved in business, chari-
table, and community events during that
Publisher Friedrich N. Jaeger made
the announcement and said, "We are
very pleased to have Robin join us and
bring her sales and marketing experi-
ence to our team. Her strengths and
involvement in the community will be
an asset to our company and we are
looking forward to her expanding the
growth of our products within the south-
west Florida market."
TOTI Media, Inc. began in 1996 with
one regional lifestyle publication. It has
now become a multichannel and plat-
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four award-winning magazines: Times
of the Islands, RSW Living, Bonita &
Estero and Gulf & Main. The publica-
tions explore personalities, fine dining,
shopping, cultural attractions and the
region's coastal communities. They also
include a broader focus of topics includ-
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Island Inn Appoints Chris
Davison As General Manaaer
Island Inn has announced the appointment of Chris Davison, vice-president of
operations, to the additional position of general manager.
The inn's board of directors recruited Davison directly from the highly regarded
Resort and Hospitality Management Program at Florida Gulf Coast University. He has
been vice-president of operations since May 2010, running the day-to-day operations
at the inn as well as its marketing and promotion programs.
Davison has also been overseeing a major refurbishment and redevelopment pro-
gram at the inn during the past six months.
"Chris' promotion to general manager is a natural progression for this very talented
young man," said Joe Orndorff, chairman of the board. "His ability, enthusiasm and
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American Red Cross Of Lee County
Celebrates At 94th Annual Meeting
The awards were as follows:
" Philos: Gulf Harbour Memorial Foundation
" Good Neighbor: Ruth Messmer Florist
" Partner: Costco
* Preparedness: Lee County Parks and Recreation
* Disaster Response: Haney's Cafe
* Humanitarian: Family Thrift Center
* Youth Volunteer: Jesus Rodriguez
* Margaret Mazzei Award: Jan George
The Red Cross is dedicated to helping make families and communities safer at
home and around the world. It provides training in life-saving skills and mobilizes relief
to victims of disasters in addition to assisting members of the U.S. Armed Forces and
their families. For additional information about the Red Cross and the assistance it pro-
vides, making donations, registering for a class or volunteering, call 278-3401, or log
on to arclcc.org. The American Red Cross of Lee County is a member of the United
Way of Lee County.4
The Red Cross held its annual meeting at Gulf Harbour Golf and Country Club
The Power of Giving was the message at the recent annual meeting for the
American Red Cross of Lee County at Gulf Harbour Golf and Country Club.
Longtime southwest Florida resident and attorney John Sheppard gave a
motivational presentation on the impact of giving to the community, setting the tone
for the annual donor and staff recognition celebration.
The annual meeting included recognition of community partners, donors, staff and
volunteers who together continue to help the Red Cross increase and improve its pro-
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aside your gently used dresses to bring
to the party on Thursday, August 11..
PACE center for girls www.LeePACE.
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girls to help them reach their full poten-
tial. Last year Sanibel's collection party
produced close to 400 dresses and over
$2,400 was collected, which became
part of the overall event that garnered
more than $70,000 for this worthwhile
Dresses should be gently used or brand
new and be appropriate for women to
wear. They can range from sun dresses
to formals. This year, there is a separate
Love That Wedding Dress! party.
If you missed last year's party, here
is how it works: Bring your gently used
dresses (or a brand new one) to the party.
A dress (or more) is your admission ticket.
Come and have some fun and win some
goodies. The dresses are then profession-
ally cleaned, sorted and sold at the official
Love That Dress party on August 31,
from 6 to 9 p.m., at Embassy Suites in
Estero. Ladies from all over Lee County
attend and all the dresses are sold for
$10 to $20 each.
Tickets for the LTD! 3 go on sale
August 1 at www.lovethatdress.org.
General admission is $25. View informa-
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Association Announces New
Board Members And Officers
The Southwest Florida Attractions Association (SWFAA) has announced the
addition of two new board members and officers for the 2011-12 year.
Board member Terry Simon will assume the office of president. She is
senior director of Corporate Sales & Marketing for the Miracle Baseball Club.
New board officers and fellow members include: Vice President Helena Finnegan,
Imaginarium/SWFL Museum of History; Treasurer Merry Coffman, Edison & Ford
Winter Estates; and Secretary Patty Stallsmith, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre.
Joining the board for three-year terms are new members John Cain, disaster
relief coordinator for the American Red Cross of Lee County; and Candace Cocco,
tourism group sales manager, Lee County VCB.
They join fellow board members Jeff Mielke (Lee County Sports Authority), Patty
Stallsmith (Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre), Eric Graff (SWF Distributing), David
Atkinson (Travelhost magazine), and Shelley Starner-Pritt (Miromar Outlets).
More than 70 members now belong to the attractions association whose motto
is, Stay and Play One More Day. The association promotes the attractions industry
in southwest Florida. Benefits of membership include monthly breakfast meetings at
member prices, free organization listings on the website and in the annual SWFAA
Concierge Sourcebook distributed to more than 500 locations throughout southwest
Florida and free participation in the association's two annual trade shows held in
Lee and Collier counties.
Non-member participation is welcome. The Southwest Florida Attractions
Association offers a professional development opportunity with monthly breakfast
meetings to network and to learn as well as outside marketing through the website,
bi-annual trade shows, a concierge book at area hotels and the Great Getaways
page on the SWFAA website.
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The last time I
went to the pharma-
cy, I had to wait 25
minutes to get my
- / Why in the world
does it take so long
to put a few pills in a bottle?
BS, Apopka, Florida
If all you waited was 25 minutes,
you're lucky. Pharmacists work like
crazy, always on their feet and often
without bathroom breaks. Forget food!
The law doesn't allow pharmacists a
lunch break in many states. That said,
your pharmacist is more devoted to you
than you can imagine. Here's a look
inside your pharmacy.
Pharmacists need time to decipher
that cat scratch on your prescription. Is
it Prilosec or Prinivil? Does it matter?
You bet your life! Calling your doctor to
clarify drug names, takes time. The sec-
ond line is an insurance company say-
ing you have to pay full price because
the doctor prescribed a drug that is not
part of your insurance plan. The third
line has a frantic mother calling to ask
if her teen will be okay if he swallowed
two doses of Concerta. The pharmacist
can't hear her well, because a customer
is tapping his finger and groaning at the
counter. Doesn't he understand that the
pharmacist has to double-check all the
pills for accuracy? Doesn't he under-
stand that corporate just cut his tech
Then there's Jimmy crying inconsol-
ably with an earache, while his mom
waits for the pharmacist to measure and
mix the Amoxil. But Mrs. Jones needs
to be helped right away because she's in
terrible pain. She's patient because she
realizes that the pharmacist might be
on the phone with a doctor discussing
an interaction that will save someone's
life. This is what he did for her last year.
But Mrs. Jones is keenly aware of every
minute... her oncologist gave her six
months at best. The pharmacist is hur-
Oh God! The computer went down,
the printer is jammed and the phar-
macy ran out of Cialis! How will they
break the news to Mr. Shmeckler who is
planning a romantic weekend in Boca?
The pharmacist tries to take care of
everyone, including the woman ahead
of you who used up her asthma inhaler,
and is gasping in the waiting area. The
pharmacist is scared she's gonna die
right there so he's dispatched 911 for
assistance. Hang on though. Your pre-
scription will be ready very soon... just
as soon as the pharmacist rings out a
customer for Imodium and Xanax, a
continued on page 23B
Mom And Me
by Lizzie and Pryce
izzie and Pryce answer your ques-
tions and give advice about aging
concerns from a two-generational
perspective. A mother and daughter
team, Lizzie is a retired RN and health
educator, and Pryce is a licensed psy-
chotherapist in private practice who
specializes in the care of elders and
people with chronic illnesses.
Dear Mom & Me,
Last night on TV I heard that Sandra
Day O'Connor's husband is in love with
another woman and she is thrilled and
happy for him. Unfortunately her hus-
band is in an Alzheimer's living complex.
I am in the same position but am jeal-
ous when I visit him at his living complex.
When I visit they are sitting together,
holding hands and watching the world go
by. I know that they are not responsible
for their actions because of the disease,
and I am told they mean a great deal to
each other. My husband and his friend
are more contented, happier and less
hostile and are enjoying their lives.
Would you please help me to become
more loving and understanding like
Sandra Day O'Connor?
It sounds like you understand the situ-
ation but you are having a difficult time
accepting it. Acceptance is a choice. You
can choose to accept the situation and
focus on the positives. Cognitively in a
different place than you, your husband is
content. By your own observations and
staff comments your husband is less hos-
tile, enjoying life in the moment. Or you
can focus on the emotions of hurt and
While I understand that these are nor-
mal feelings in situations of infidelity, your
situation is not normal, nor is it infidel-
ity. Brain illnesses in families, mothers,
fathers, wives and husbands challenge
families to love and care in different ways.
Perhaps in your situation (similar to
Sandra Day O'Connor's), you must love
and care enough to let go.
Alzheimer's disease is one of the most
feared in the 21st century. Nancy Reagan
said that it was a disease "with a long
No one knows how they will act and
deal with the news when a loved one is
Your reaction to his illness is a very
common one. It is an extremely difficult
situation and many professionals working
in the field call it a family illness - every-
one suffers. Your husband is not showing
behavior against you and, who knows, he
may even think his friend is you. He is no
longer the man you married because of
Sandra Day O'Connor is showing love
and kindness in an exceptional way; try if
you can to follow her example.
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Sfine dining and
lobster dinner go
together about as
well as my cat and
vacuum cleaners. (I
have to admit that
on occasion, when
my wife isn't home,
I will entice Shere Khan to walk by the
vacuum and then snap the ON switch
purely for the entertainment value.)
So, sure enough, I'm in a fine dining
establishment peering down at a prettily
perched piece of the Pacific in the form
of the above-mentioned crustacean.
Ties, tiaras and tuxedoes were the
sartorial preference of this joint yet I
was handed a plastic bib and a set of
nutcrackers. No crayons. Larry the lop-
eyed lobster and I viewed each other
suspiciously. "Call me Ishmael," I whis-
pered as I lit into this disgusting denizen
of the deep.
I trapped a thick claw in my nut-
cracker and, with a mighty crack,
released that sweet meat from its brittle
shell. It snapped like a week-old fortune
cookie that had fallen into a really big
vat of liquid nitrogen while in the Gobi
desert right next to a really large black
Yamaha amplifier (you Pulitzer folks
paying attention?), but with unfortunate
results. Not only did some pent-up juice
shoot straight up into my left eye, but a
wee piece of shell went hurtling across
the room like a cruise missile, nar-
rowly missing a distinguished-appearing
woman who was sipping at her bisque.
I detected a momentary look of disdain
from both her and the lobster.
Unlike the bottom-feeding lobster,
who can eat whatever is lying on the
ocean floor including snails, crabs and
Jimmy Hoffa and still keep herself look-
ing marvelous and sweet to the taste,
we are what we eat, which is why many
of us resemble a Whopper with a side of
Enter the amazing science of nutri-
Many diseases are caused by what
we toss past our gums. How, you ask?
Okay, I'll tell you. Nutrients actually
interact with our genes by binding to
DNA. Genes, of course, are responsible
for putting together our proteins that do
everything from deciding how many of
our great grandmother's varicose veins
we inherit to how disease-free we are.
But genes that are interfered with in
their intricate production of proteins can
start making wonky proteins that may
make us ill, homely or urge us to start
watching The View. Thus, over time, a
particular diet affects gene expression of
Nutritional genomics, the study of
diet/gene interactions, will usher in a
fascinating new era of consumer genet-
ics. Our genes decide if a certain nutri-
ent, i.e. Coco Puffs, will be okay for
our particular body or if it will, in fact,
create malignant Coco Puffomas on our
Imagine going into a restaurant,
handing over a disc containing your
genetic profile and being given a menu
of those foods that will do you no harm.
It is coming. It hurts me to admit that I
already know that I likely have a malig-
nant gene for Snickers and black forest
cake. So call me suicidal. Viva death by
Yet despite our genomes, our body
can often successfully repair nutritional
damage. While a team doctor at the
1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta I was
taken aback by the fact that there were
five McDonalds restaurants actually
set up within the confines of Olympic
Village!. Not only were they open 24
hours for the athletes' (and doctors')
snacking pleasure, but everything was
completely free. For 17 days! And guess
where the athletes ate. I am not mak-
ing this up. I'm not allowed to. The
Olympics: fueled by Coke with a side
order of quarter pounders. Supersized
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ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011 21 B
The 50m backstroke was won by
a guy pumped up on Happy Meals.
Sadly, however, a pre-swim feast of Big
Macs spelled disaster for the Equatorial
Guinean swimmer, as you may recall,
who sunk to the bottom of the pool and
ended up doing his best impression of a
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Cancer leadership committee is calling for teams. For the public's conve-
nience, the committee will hold registration in Cape Coral on Thursday,
June 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Moorings Seafood Restaurant at 1326 S.E.
16th Place. Another registration is scheduled in Fort Myers for Wednesday, June
29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Edison Restaurant & Bar at 3583 McGregor
Boulevard. Refreshments will be provided as well as dinner and drink specials at
both the Cape Coral and Fort Myers registrations. Interested parties may also regis-
ter online at www.putonyourpinkbra.com/leecounty.
The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event will take place on Saturday,
October 22 at Tanger Outlets in Fort Myers with registration starting at 7 a.m. The
event is a noncompetitive 5K walk uniting people of all ages with a common goal to
fight breast cancer and save lives.
"We want to make forming a team a fun and easy process," said Toni Sheppard,
event chair. "We believe our events in Fort Myers and Cape Coral will allow more
people to come find out about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event."
Anyone interested in starting a team and planning to attend one of the registra-
tion events, contact Toni Sheppard at 277-7144 ext. 30704 or email her at tshep-
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Noordam To Cadiz
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Hop on/hop off: At rest while visitors shop and natives relax
show later on and they were amazingly good and very entertaining.
As we slept, the Noordam first cruised east, then turned northeast to our next port,
Valencia, the stop that Peggy and I most looked forward to reaching. We were to be
there only 10 hours so we had to get our plans efficiently organized, because we were
going to be at least three hours late, even though the captain was going full speed
ahead to make up some time.
Peggy wanted to take the tour that included a quick bus ride through the city so we
could get our bearings and see what we later would want to go back to, and also visit
the underground river at the San Jose Caves. Of course I agreed.
Now, the mishap and delay caused major problems for the Shore Excursions
Manager Melissa Burkus and her staff. First she had to contact all the transportation
groups and reschedule passengers on many buses. Next she had to contact all the
attractions and reschedule the visitation times. With that done, she and her staff and
others who could help had to advise every passenger who had signed on for tours of
all kinds what the new schedule would be and produce new tour tickets for everyone.
Then the easy part - getting the crew to monitor the easy departures of all tour pas-
sengers and still keep the routine of the ship on schedule.
Now, if this doesn't sound like a daunting task, remember that the Noordam is but
one of several cruise ships scheduled to visit the same ports, and everything had to be
coordinated to mesh with other cruise ships' unchanged initial events and schedules.
The fact that all went well and all of the passengers were accommodated and reason-
ably happy is a credit to the effectiveness and efficiency of Melissa's staff and a very
flexible group of passengers who took everything well in stride. T'aint easy, McGee!
Well done, guys and gals.
As former Californians, Peggy and I were really at home in Valencia. We enjoyed
the bull ring (no bull fights anymore) the Fallas Museum, the gothic style building, the
cathedral, and especially the Oceanographic Complex, and walked among the natives
enjoying ourselves immensely. Of course we also got our tour to the San Jose Caves
where we boarded a small skiff and went through the Bat Cave, the Dog Kennel and
Diana's Lake... all underground. We recommend Valencia to anyone who visits Spain.
Valencia has culture, parks, churches, no smog, and good food, just about everything
anyone could ask for. Sadly, we had to leave Valencia and head for the next port,
Barcelona, where the Noordam would be docked overnight, giving us all about a
day and a half to visit Spain's second-largest city. I think that we'll be back to re-visit
Valencia some day.
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LAWN CARE &
Licensed & Insured * Free Estimates
Landscaping * Tree Service * Stump Grinding
Landscape Design * Ponds * Waterfall Installations
Landscape Refurbishing * Pepper Clearing
12 years serving San-Cap c& Ft. Myers
Most of the world's black opals come
from Lightning Ridge, New South Wales.
The mines at White Cliffs supply mainly
light opal. Both fields have produced fine,
opalised fossils that formed when opal
filled spaces left by bones, shells, and
Sapphires and Rubies
The largest and most economic sap-
phire deposits are in New England, New
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Wales sapphire fields produce Australia's
finest blue sapphires.
Ruby is found at various sites in New
South Wales, including the Macquarie and
Cudgegong Rivers and the Tumbarumba
area. It also occurs in significant propor-
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near Gloucester, in the drainage of the
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It's the recent fast food mentality,
that contributes, and now some chains
create the expectation in consumers by
advertising 15 minute wait times. Paypal
offers instant money, iTunes offers
instant music, Kindles with their instant
books, and pay-per-view offers movies
ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011 23B
In 2010, FISH provided 10,000 miles
of transportation to clients. During the
summer season, many volunteer drivers
go up north; however our FISH clients
continue to attend medical appointments
in the Fort Myers area and need transport
to get there and back. This year there is a
severe shortage of drivers.0
on demand. But pharmacists need more
time than "instant." The pharmacist is
the last person you want to hurry up -
because your life is at stake.
This information is not intended
to treat, cure or diagnose your condi-
tion. Suzy Cohen is the author of The
24-Hour Pharmacist and is a registered
pharmacist. To contact her, visit www.
Needed For FISH
ISH (Friends In Service Here) of
Sanibel is in urgent need of drivers
to take clients off-island to medical
related appointments. Typically they are
trips to Fort Myers that last approxi-
mately two hours. If you can spare a
few hours a month over the coming
months, call 472-4775.
Volunteer training will be done in
advance of any driving you will be asked
REMODELING, RENOVATION & REPAIR
OF SWFL LLC
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Breath Life Into That Tired Kitchen or Bath
We Specialize in Home Improvements & Repairs
Cell: (239) 980-2919 or Office: (239) 472-0828
SSANIBEL CREATIVE TILE CO.
Celebrating our 30th year
ti on Sanibel & Captiva
Lic. & Ins. Tile, Marble, Stone, with
remodels & repairs A Specialty!
Tile samples 7 Q
to your door! 472-2853
DRAPERY/WINDOW BLIND CLEANING & REPAIR
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POOL SERVICE & REPAIR
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Fast Expert Equipment
Repair and Replacement
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Stucco. Pressure Cleaning, Painting
SMALL OR LARGE JOBS
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& Insured * FREE Estimates * 15 Years Experience
Experts in All Types of Roofing
Call & Talk To The Owner, Every Time!
C Bu chg V.P. Interior Design
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SANibEL DESiqN CENTER
Verticals * Mini Blinds * Draperies * Wallpaper * Furniture
Ceramic * Wood * Appliances * Interior Painting * Custom Cabinets
Upholstery * Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
2330 Palm Ridge Road * Sanibel, FL 33957
(239) 395-2525 * Fax (239) 395-2373
Toll Free: 1-866-395-2525 * firstname.lastname@example.org
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Stevens & Sons Glass
Replacement Impact Windows & Sliding Doors,
Mirrors, Tub & Shower Enclosures, Store Fronts,
Porch Enclosures, French Doors, Plate Glass
Specialists in impact condo complex replacement
2416 Palm Ridge Road Phone: (239) 472-0032
Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Fax: (239) 472-0680
Sanibel Family Owned & Operated
Licensed & Insured / www.enviromow.com
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ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011 27B
CASSIIE AD DADLN eONDAY AT NOO
3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, FI
Phone: 239-472-3644, ext 1
We are currently seeking applicants for
several volunteer positions.
Patient Admission Desk, Baby Bird
Feeders, Gift Shop & Education
Other Positions Available Throughout the Year:
Clerical/Office Help, Fundraising, Special
Events/Community Outreach, Educational
Outreach and Grounds Maintenance.
For information, please call
our Volunteer Coordinator at:
239-472-3644, extension 229
or Email: email@example.com
*RS 3/25 NC TFN
Now hiring Servers, Bakery /Coffee
Baristas, Host/Hostess, and Baker for
IL TESORO's Bakery Shop,"DOLCE
TESORO" in the Tahitian Gardens Plaza.
Competitive pay and growth opportunities
available. Send resume: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call for interview times 239-395-4022
*RR 5/13 BM TFN
The Sanibel School
Call Maureen at 472-1617
*NS 6/3 NCTFN
BABY SITTER WANTED
*NS 6/17 BMTFN
HELLE'S CLEANING SERVICES
Residential Cleaning to Satisfaction
Sanibel & Captiva * 239-565-0471
Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047
SR 11/13 BTFN
Sanibel-Captiva Care and Companion Service,
LLC Medical appointments, general transportation,
shopping, light meal preparations, and light
cleaning. Our services are customized to meet
our clients needs. Call 239-395-3591, or
for an emergency call 239-472-0556.
SR 10/3 BTFN
While you are away by
retired architect, Sanibel resident.
*RS 11/12 NCTFN
NEED COMPUTER HELP?
Sanibel Resident. 20 Years pc
Experience. Pc Troubleshooting, Data
Backup & Restoration, Networks, Virus
Detection & Removal. Free Initial
Consultation. Call Fred 472-3873
*RR 6/10 CC 7/1
Residential * Commercial
Interior Windows * Carpet Cleaning
SR 11/13 N TFN
SANIBEL HOME WATCH
Retired Police Captain
Lives on Sanibel
Will Check Your Home Weekly
Very Reasonable Rates
SR 4/9 B TFN
In piano, saxophone, flute.
On Sanibel/Captiva or South Fort Myers.
Qualified, experienced teacher.
*RR 10/8 CCTFN
DORADO PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Full Range of Services * Excellent
Organizational Skills * Island Resident
* Licensed & Insured * 24/7
Call Lisa 239-472-8875
*RS 10/1 BM TFN
ANTIQUES, FINE ART, COLLECTIBLES
Jane de Lisser Associates
Valuations for insurance, probate, etc.
Brokerage, sales, closet-storage
reorganization. 239-334-8199 or
*NR 1/7 CC 6/24
(Carpentr, maintenance- toilets, faucets, ceiling fans, sliding doors, etc)
768-0569 or cell 464-6460
RS 11/14 M TFN
UPDATE YOUR RENTAL CONDO
Fresh update done on your budget.
for more info.
*RR 6/3 NC 6/24
I am seeking a long-term house-sitting or
caretaking position in the Sanibel, Captiva
area. I have handyman, maintenance and
technical skills. I have experience with pet
care, gardening and landscaping. I have
high moral values and work ethic. All types
of housing will be considered. Please
contact Blake at email@example.com
*NR 6/17CC 6/24
Join other "news junkies" every Monday,
10 a.m. to noon, Phillips Gallery, BIG
ARTS, to discuss current events. Donation
$3. Refreshments during break. Tell your
friends. For more information call 395-0900.
SR 4/28 N TFN
Hourly, Daily, Weekly
Captiva Island 472-5800
SR 1/30 B TFN
DOCK YOUR YACHT ON SANIBEL
Prime east end direct access dockage.
Seawall, electricity, water, parking.
Only minutes to the gulf!
*RS 12/17 CC TFN
MISC. FOR SALE
SONY TRINITRON TV
36" in 7' cabinet, extra speakers
VHS & DISC Players
SR 2/5 N TFN
33 VOLUMES 1992
*'RS 2/4 NC TFN
Buy ONE ITEM & get
50% off Second Item & get
75% off Third item!
Must present coupon - Sale items not included
Only @ 2431 Periwinkle Way
*NR 5/27 CC 6/24
6kw Gaurdian Stand By Generator
with 100amp auto transfer switch
Dual Action Stationary Bike
Like New $300 OBO
*NS 6/24 CC 6/24
WANTO TO BUY
CASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMS
Cash Paid For Old Military Items.
Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets,
old guns, awards & more.
Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280.
*RR 6/10 CC 7/1
LOST & FOUND
SOFA 80" $100
Chairs @ $50
Leather Sofa 77" $200
68" Sofa $50
*NS 2/4 NC TFN
Great Books 60 Vol
Mint Condition $300
*NS 4/8 NC TFN
Valuable watch lost in the vicinity of
the Sanibel Recreation Center.
Please return to owner. Reward.
*NR 5/20 NCTFN
Island Sun EMAIL:
28B ISLAND SUN -JUNE 24, 2011
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GREAT FAMILY HOME IN
3/3/2...make an offer!
Elegant, Sanibel East End
Canal Front Home with
Boat Dock. Like New!
KEY WEST STYLE
HOME AT THE BAY IN
FORT MYERS BEACH
Fully furnished including
a boat, etc.
*RS 5/13 NC TFN
FOR A FREE LIST
Pfeifer Realty Group
Sanibel Island, FL
-RS 6/17 BM TFN
FOR SALE - TRAILER
Periwinkle Park - 30' Trailer with attached
20'x10' screen room, furnished, cozy and
cleanappliances, garden area, Internet/
cable, storage sheds, paver parking.
*RR 6/17 CC 6/24
CONDO FOR SALE
Two bed/two bath unfurnished ground
floor condo, close to Sanibel and
Fort Myers Beach, $89,500.
KODyn & KODD Ivioran
Hideaway Country Club
I A A. J
.wena view oT loin railway
Quiet, 55+ Community
Fantastic Price $82,000
The Moran Team
John Gee & Company
*RS 6/3 BM TFN
Owner Financing Complete 2011
Renovation Walk to beach neighborhood,
2BR 1 BA format for your next phase
of expansion/pool 70'x150',
721 Cardium Street, Sanibel.
Cash fee for introducing parties.
*NS 6/17 CC TFN
Call Chris Potter at
to see this property.
SanCap One Source Realty
SR 7/30 N TFN
OFFICE SPACE NEEDED
I would like to rent a desk in an office
on Sanibel beginning August 1.
Kate at 847-804-1805.
*NR 6/17 CC 7/8
PRIME SPACE FOR LEASE
Retail, Office, Take Out, Etc.
Attractive Rates Offered!
Straight Sale, not a short sale or
foreclosure. Close to both Sanibel and Fort
Myers Beach. New paint, New Carpet, New
Dishwasher, New microwave, Tile Lanai,
New Bathroom Vanities and much more.
Positive Cash Flow. Renter in Place.
FOR ONLY $12 PER WEEK -YOUR CLASSIFIED
CAN BE SEEN
FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD!
SEND IT TO ADS@ISLANDSUNNEWS.COM
LOG ONTO WWW.ISLANDSUNNEWS.COM
& CLICK ON
- PLACE CLASSIFIED -
* "Islander Center" on Sanibel
* Prime Periwinkle Frontage
* High Traffic Tenants
* Excellent Parking
* Immediate Occupancy
* Local/Pro-Active Owners
* Flexible Space Available
SR 4/30 B TFN
BUSINESS FOR SALE
Downtown Fort Myers Business for sale.
Owner moving out of state.
For information, call 239-689-1660.
*NR 3/18 NCTFN
ARTIST STUDIO SPACE FOR RENT
Great Fort Myers location. All paint
mediums, drawing, fabric arts, sculpture,
jewelry, pottery. Take your art hobby to a
professional level. Email for information to
-NR 6/10CC 7/1
OFFICE FOR RENT
2 units of 800 sq ft each available for
immediate move in. Located at Matzaluna
Restaurant Plaza, Sanibel.
-NR 6/17 BM 6/24
ISLAND SUN - JUNE 24, 2011 29B
C ASSI IE AD DEDLN MONAY AT N O
Of Sanibel & Captiva
Million $ Views Await You!
* Cottages * Condos * Homes *
Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths
S 10/9 BTFN
Rental 2 bd - 2 bath. Sleeps 6.
Resort on beach. Shell Island Beach Club.
July 2nd to 9th. $1,000.
CALL FOR DETAILS.
*NR 6/17 CC 6/24
Share house. Close to causeway, two
blocks from beach. Female only,
non-smoker. Single Mom with one female
child possible. $500/month. Available now.
239-472-8464. Ask for Kim.
SEEKING YR ROUND RENTAL
Single, non-smoking professional female
seeking 2 bed/2 bath annual rental within
walking distance to the beach.
"NR 6/17 CC 6/24
NEAR BEACH PRIVATE HOME
3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH
3 bedroom, 2 bath Home with heated pool,
in quiet Sanibel neighborhood. Seasonal
and monthly rentals. 239-472-0692 or
*RS 4/1 BM TFN
Island Sun Newspaper & River Weekly News
Dunes, 3/2.5 UF townhouse $1,700/mo.
Duplex, 2/2 F, w/d, Private Location
Canal Home, 3/2/den/pool/dock/just off
Piling home, 2/2 remodeled, UF, w/d, beach
Cottage, 2 story, w/d, F, walk to beach,
Canal Home, 3/3 pool/dock/lift, walk to
Call on these Island Rentals and ask about
our other Island Properties for rent.
Serving The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975
Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.
Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Owner
*RS 6/24 BM TFN
For a complete list visit our Website
Call Dustyn Corace, RE/MAX of the Islands
ANNUAL RENTAL - SANIBEL
Dunes 3 bedroom piling home,
Call realtor/owner Dan Cohn
*NS 6/24 BMTFN
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Adorable 2 bedroom,1 bath.
East End of Sanibel, 1/2 of duplex.
Clean, bright & Great Rates!
Call Bob 410-692-0200.
*RR 1/14 CC TFN
FOR RENT IN SANIBEL
East end canal home
3 or 4 bedroom, 41/2 bath, Pool.
ANNUAL HOUSE RENTAL
3 Bedroom/2 Full Bath House for rent in
Gumbo Limbo. Wrap around deck.
Great Kitchen. Wonderful Location,
Huge yard! Covered Parking.
$2,300/mo. Please call 239-691-9249
*NR 6/24 CC 7/1
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Pets Of The Week
Breed: Hound mix
Sex: Spayed female
Age: 11/2 years
Color: White with brindle
Comments: Do you know
what kind of dog you are look-
ing for? If you want a dog with
a protruding lower jaw like a
boxer or bull dog, I have quite
an under bite. If you like dogs
with curly tails like pugs, sharp-
eis, or chows, my tail curls too.
If you like dogs that are white
and marked with other colors
like pointers and spaniels, that
describes me too. Does a dog
with a short coat like a beagle
or greyhound appeal to you?
My coat is very short too. I
could be whatever you are
looking for including sweet and
Adoption fee: $30 during
the June Jubilee Adoption
Breed: Domestic short hair
Age: 4 years
Color: Gray tiger
Comments: I don't like being
bored so I'm good at entertain-
ing myself. I can play or nap for
hours but my favorite thing is to
give kisses. If you're looking for
love and affection, you need a
cat like me.
Adoption fee: $10 during
the June Jubilee Adoption
Promotion. Don't forget you
can get a second cat or kitten
For information about
this week's pets, call 533-
7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on
to Animal Services' website
When calling, refer to the ani-
mal's ID number The website
updates every hour so you will
be able to see if these or any
other pets are still available.
The shelter is open for
adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to
3:30 p.m. Monday through
Saturday at 5600 Banner
Drive, Fort Myers, next to the
Lee County Sheriff's Office,
off Six Mile Cypress Parkway.
All adoptions include spay/
neuter surgery, age-appropri-
ate vaccinations, rabies vac-
cination and county license
if three months or older, flea
treatment, worming, heart-
worm test for dogs six months
and over, feline AIDS and
leukemia test for cats, training
DVD, 10-day health guaran-
tee, and a bag of Science Diet
The adoption package is
valued at $500.4
Lovebug ID #504494
Meow-Meow ID #504696
Sanibel & Captiva Islands
CALLING CARD 239-395-1213
Emergency ......................................... 911
Sanibel Police . . . . . . . ........... ....................... . 472-3111
Lee County Sheriff's Office ...................... . . . . . . 477-1200
On Call Captiva Deputy . . . . . . . ....... .............. .. 477-1000
S anibel . . . . . . . ............ ............................ . 472-5525
C aptiva . . . . . . . ............ ............................ . 472-9494
Florida Marine Patrol . . . . . . ........... .................. .. 332-6966
Florida Highway Patrol . . . . . . ............ ................ . 278-7100
Poison Control ............................... 1-800-282-3171
Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . ........... ................ .. 472-1080
C ity of Sanibel . . . . . . . ........... ....................... . 472-4135
Administrative Office ................................... 472-3700
Building Department ................................... 472-4555
Community Housing and Resources .............. . . ...... 472-1189
Planning Department .............................. 472-4136
Sanibel . . . . . . ............. .......................... . 472-2483
Captiva ............... . ........................ . 472-2133
Sanibel . . . . . . ............. .......................... . 472-1573
Sanibel (toll free) . . . . . . ........ ................ . 800-275-8777
Captiva ................... .................... 472-1674
Sanibel Community Association ........................... 472-2155
Senior Center . . . . . . ............. ....................... . 472-5743
Arcade Theater............... .................... 332-4488
Art League Of Fort Myers ............................ 275-3970
BIG ARTS (Barrier Island Group for the Arts) ................ 395-0900
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre ................... . . . . . .... 278-4422
Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers ....................... 472-0168
Gulf Coast Symphony ............................... 472-6197
Lee County Alliance for the Arts .................. . . . . ..... 939-2787
Naples Philharmonic ................................ 597-1111
The Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater..................... 472-6862
Sanibel Music Festival ............................. 336-7999
Sanibel-Captiva Art League ...................... . . . . . . 472-4258
S.W. Florida Symphony .............................. 418-0996
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
ABWA (American Business Women's Assoc.) ................ 472-4499
.... ............................. or csimontacchi@ earthlink.net
American Legion Post 123 . . . . . . ........ .............. . 472-9979
Angel Flight SE .............. .............. 1-877-4AN-ANGEL
Audubon Society................ .... .............. . 472-3156
Sanibel Bike Club ........................... sanibelbicycleclub.org
Community Foundation of Sanibel-Captiva ................. 274-5900
CROW (Clinic For The Rehabilitation of Wildlife).............. 472-3644
FISH of Sanibel (Friends in Service Here) ........... . ...... 472-0404
Sanibel Island Fishing Club ........................... 472-7257
Horticultural Society of the Islands ................. . . . ..... 472-6940
Horticulture and Tea Society of Sanibel and Captiva .......... 472-8334
Kiwanis Club ................ ..................... . 472-2121
League of Women Voters ............................ 472-6689
Lions Club (Tom Rothman) .............. ........... . 395-3248
Master Gardeners of the Islands ................... . . . . .... 472-6940
Newcomers ...................................... 472-9332
Notre Dame Club of Southwest Florida ..................... 768-0417
Optimist Club................ ..................... . 472-0836
PAWS .............. .... ............... 472-1027 or 472-9383
Rotary Club ........................ . . . . . 472-7257 or 472-0141
Sanibel Beautification Inc . . . . . . . ....... .............. .. 470-2866
Sanibel-Captiva Orchid Society ............................ 472-6940
Sanibel-Captiva Power Squadron ............... . . ......... 472-3828
Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club.......................... 395-1770
Sanibel Youth Soccer .............................. 395-2040
The Military Officers Assc. of America
(MOAA, Alex MacKenzie) ................................ 395-9232
United Way of Lee County ................................ 433-2000
United Way 211 Helpline...... (24 hour information line) 211 or 433-3900
Zonta Club .......................................... 671-6381
Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum ............................ 395-2233
J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge .......... . . ..... 472-1100
Sanibel Historical Museum & Village ....................... 472-4648
SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) ............. 472-2329
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The treatment you expect.
The treatment you deserve.
ROYALSHELLSALES.COM * 239.472.0078
SPANISH CAY DELIGHT
*2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
* Stunning Views of Sanibel River
* Bright and Open
* Deeded Beach Access
*$340,000 MLS 2101019
* Sarah Ashton, 239.691.4915
*2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
* Beautifully Updated Interior
*Pool, Tennis, Shuffleboard & More
* Lush, Tropical Landscaping
*$664,000 MLS 2100534
*Sally Davies, 239.691.3319
NEW CONSTRUCTION ON CAPTIVA
*4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths
* Under Construction
* Spacious Porches
* Energy Efficient Design
* $1,595,000 MLS 2900136
* John & Denice Beggs 239.357.5500
CAPTIVA BEACH HOME
*5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths
* Direct Gulf Front, Steps to the Beach
*Two Large Decks, Outdoor Shower
* Nestled in Tropical Vegetation
*$2,595,000 MLS 2110450
* Burns Family Team 239.464.2984
*2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths
* Heart of Captiva Village
* Community Pool/Tennis
*Gulf Access Boat Dockage
*$799,000 MLS 2801611
* Sally Davies, 239.691.3319
WALK TO BEACH AND BAY
* Furnished 4BD/4BA
* East End & Steps to Beach
* Large, Heated Lap Pool
* Gourmet Kitchen with Granite
*$899,000 MLS 2701743
*Jim Branyon, 239.565.3233
MARINA VILLA 602
*Westerly Views Across the Yacht Harbor
* 2 Bedroom, First Floor Waterfront at South
* Steps to the Beach &Amenities
* $569,000 MLS 2110640
*Vicki Panico or Fred Newman 239.980.0088
PRIVATE COURTYARD ESTATE
*4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths
* Private In-Law Suite
* State of the Art Kitchen
* Secluded Pool and Spa
*$2,345,000 MLS 2110207
* Burns Family Team 239.464.2984
* Intimate 8 Unit Complex
* Corner Haven with Gulf Access
*2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
* Panoramic Views of the Bay
*$649,000 MLS 2900694
*John & Denice Beggs, 239.357.5500
BEACHVIEW COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES
*4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths
* Spacious and All on One Level
*Walk to Beach-Golf Course views
* Large, Solar Heated Pool
*$898,800 MLS 2110322
* Cathy Rosario, 239.464.2249
BEAUTIFUL BAY VIEWS
*3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths
* Beautiful Sparkling Pool
* Indoor/Outdoor Area w/Kitchen
* Personal Boat Slip & Lift
* $2,995,000 MLS 2801403
*John and Denice Beggs, 239.357.5500
COVETED DIRECT ACCESS
*3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths
* Caged Pool w/Brick Pavered Deck
* Private Dock and Gulf Access
*$1,795,000 MLS 2900628
* Burns Family Team 239.464.2984
DIRECT GULF VIEWS
*2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
* Over 1,700 S.F. of Living Space
* South Seas Island Resort
* Offered Fully Furnished
*$1,150,000 MLS 2110273
*Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302
DEL SEGA LOT
*Outstanding Near Beach Lot
* Large Lot will Allow Most Plans
* Short Stroll to Beach & Restaurants
* Quiet, Private and Tropical
* $399,000 MLS 2100997
*Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302
*4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths
* Over 180' of Bay and Canal Frontage
* Large Pool and Spa
* Private Boat Dock and Lift
* $3,649,000 MLS 2110074
* Burns Family Team 239.464.2984
HAVE IT ALL
* 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Plus Loft
* Remodeled Kitchen
*1,664 S.F. of Living
* Nice Community Amenities
*$895,000 MLS 2100240
* Jim Branyon 239.565.3233
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