Island sun
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Title: Island sun
Uniform Title: Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.)
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Lorin Visek & Ken Rasi
Place of Publication: Sanibel, Fla
Sanibel, Fla
Publication Date: 11-11-2011
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sanibel (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Captiva (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Sanibel
United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Captiva
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 2, 1993)-
General Note: "Sanibel and Captiva Islands."
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NOVEMBER SUNRISE/SUNSET: 6:44 5:41 6:45 5:40 6:45 5:40 6:46 5:39 6:47 5:39 6:48 5:39 6:48 5:38 VOL. 19, NO. 20 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA NOVEMBER 11, 2011 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS A ASECTIONThe annual Sanibel Thanksgiving Celebration service takes place on Sunday, November 20 at The Community House at 6:45 p.m. and this year will feature, for the first time ever, a Sanibel Youth Choir. Organizers Marj Nordstrom and Mary Bondurant are putting together a Sanibel Youth Choir to sing Count Your Blessings, Name Them One By One! Any and all children from Sanibel or Captiva are asked to become a part of the choir and perform at this special community event. Anyone who would like to participate should contact Marj Nordstrom at 395 2944. The BIG ARTS Community Chorus will perform Thanksgiving and Hanukah songs, and the mayor of Sanibel, the city manager and representatives of all the island churches will also be taking part in this community-wide celebration of Thanksgiving.Everyone is invited to join this nondenominational service which is a celebration of Thanksgiving in words and song. The event is free. All are encouraged to bring non-perishable food or monetary donations which will be distributed by FISH of Sanibel to our neighbors in need. Thanksgiving Celebration Introduces Sanibel Youth Choir The BIG ARTS Community Chorus, under the direction of Steve Cramer, will perform at this years Thanksgiving Celebration on Nov ember 20 at The Community House by Di SaggauA Couple of Blaguards, a two-man show about those two famous Irishmen Frank and Malachy McCourt, opens Tuesday, November 15, at The Herb Strauss Theater on Sanibel. The show, written by the two brothers, is based on their lives growing up in Limerick and their adventures in New York after coming to America. Starring Howard Platt and Jarlath Conroy, the show has received rave reviews around the country, Canada and Australia. The raves include: We had a rollicking good time. You dont have to be Irish to appreciate the ironic sense of humor of the brothers, but it helps to have a little Irish humor in your soul. The show is so funny and plays so well in the minds eye that it isnt until youre half-way out the door that you realize how tough and unsentimental it is. The boys have seen so much that there can be no more tears. All thats left to do really is laugh and keep moving. An evening of dour delight, wizard timing, and expert blarney. I talked to Platt recently about the show and he said, Its kind of an Irish comedyvaudeville type of show. The first act tells about humor thats born of poverty. What some might consider hopelessness, the McCourts turned into literary magic and humor. No matter the age or religion, people get it and enjoy it. This includes tales of their first communion, and a fireand-brimstone priest who talks about the torments of Hell. The second act is about the two brothers coming to America and takes on a completely different tone as they talk about their adventures in New York. Platt has played both roles and will be playing Malachy in the Strauss production. continued on page 17Irish Humor And History At The Strauss Jarlath Conroy and Howard Platt in A Couple of Blaguards City Hall Veterans Day ProgramVeterans Day ceremonies will take place at Sanibel City Hall on Friday, November 11. The schedule is:10:45 Sanibel Community Band plays military music as guests are seated 10:55 Welcome to the Veterans Day Ceremony sponsored by the City of Sanibel and the Lee Coast Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Introduction. Douglas Quelch, president, Lee Coast Chapter of MOAA Flag raising by Sanibel Police continued on page 38 FISH Thanksgiving Baskets Program: Can You Help?For several years, FISH (Friends in Service Here) of Sanibel has helped clients in need with Thanksgiving holiday baskets for families and gift continued on page 47 Donate food to help FISH prepare Thanksgiving holiday baskets CROW Announces Challenge GrantCROW, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, announced that it has received a Challenge Grant in the amount of $50,000 from long-time supporters Linda and Wayne Boyd. From now until the end of the year, the Boyds Challenge Grant will be used to match all contributions made to CROW.continued on page 38


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 20112 Join The Shellabration! Shellabration 2012! is an islandwide, week-long celebration of the Sanibel Shell Fair and Show, designed as a tribute to our islands shell bounty. The celebration will run from February 26 through March 4, with The Shell Fair and Show running March 1 to 3 at The Community House. Shellabrators from around the island are joining in on the excitement with events and promotions. Everybody is invited to participate. A calendar of events will be prepared and promoted in local and national publications, so let us know what you plan to do. Below is current list of Shellabrators! Amys Something Special, located at 630 Tarpon Bay Road is going to offer a 15 percent discount on locally made shell pendants that are wrapped in sterling silver. Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, free admission to the museum on Monday, February 27. BIG ARTS, Show your Shell Smarts at BIG ARTS! During Shell Fair week, between February 27 and March 3, visitors are invited to bring a shell to BIG ARTS Center at 900 Dunlop Road, or BIG ARTS at 2244 Periwinkle Way (by the Sanibel Bean), or the Herb Strauss Theater at 2200 Periwinkle Way (directly across from the Shell Fair). Identify the shell, add it to our collection, and receive special discounted ticket pricing on select BIG ARTS programs from February 27 through March 3. In addition, the Sanibel-Captiva Art League will have a special shell-themed exhibit in the Herb Strauss Theater lobby. Billys Bike And Rentals will be giving all customers (online and in-store) a raffle ticket for a chance to own a signed Shellabration poster designed by artist Pam Brodersen. Sanibel Historical Museum will have several shell collections on display throughout Shellabration week inside the Rutland Home, Burnap Cottage, Morning Glories and the Schoolhouse. In addition, there will also be a shell collection from Thomas Edison with a letter to authenticate it from Mina Edison. JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge will ovver: Ranger-led beach walks at the Refuges Perry Tract at Gulfside Park Shell-related Reading at the Refuge session with shell craft (Friday and Saturday), 11 a.m. Free touch tank demo at Tarpon Bay Recreation Area Blair Witherington, author of Floridas Living Beaches, to give the lecture on March 2. Great White Grill has created its own microbrew Shellabration Beer and it will be available during Shellabration week, with Shellabration Beer specials all week long. JB Designs will offer cards designed by local photographer/artist Boyd Johnson of Sanibel shells, along with a free sanddollar with purchase of $20 or more during Shellabration week. Sanibel Sea Shells: Stop by to play a round of scavenger jeopardy. Visit us online at www.seashells.com She Sells Sea Shells will be running two promotions during Shellabration week: 25 percent off craft supplies including wood and paper mch boxes and frames, along with many other paper and wood items, glue, glaze, glitter, glass jars, and mirror backs Sailors Valentine sale with regularly price $275 valentines reduced to $75. Ten-inches, traditional antique flower design with a multi-colored shell. Limited quantities. Shiny Objects. Guests will receive a free shell tote bag with purchases over $50. Additionally, select jewelry items will include the customers choice of shell jewelry or trinket box. Restrictions apply; see store for details. The Sanibel Public Library will have Shell Book Reading and Fossil Shell Displays as follows: Shell Book Reading Displays offering more than 350 shell-related books. In addition, your favorite titles and rare books from the reference collection will be on display on the main level of the library throughout February and March. Fossil Shell Display Library Ground Floor: 120 different species, ages thousands to as much as 5 million years old. Some of the shells are extinct and some are found at the beach today. The fossils are from the Burnt Store area in North Fort Myers. For 10,000 years the area has been dry land. Before that, during the Pliocene and Pleistocene eras, it was at times a shallow bay of what is now the Gulf of Mexico. When stockpiling this fill on the library building site in the early 1990s, the material was observed to be full of marine fossils, evidence of the abundant life of the ancient sea. Shellabration Necklaces will be offered for sale at various venues around the island. The specially designed shell necklace will allow for creative additions to make each one as unique as its owner. Shellabrators will be encouraged to collect several and make an island fashion statement. Childrens Art. The children of the island will be invited to get involved by creating a special Shellabration! work of art. Watson MacRae Gallery: Sea Shells Invitational Exhibition will be a special week-long exhibit featuring the work of invited Sanibel artists and focusing on The Shells of Sanibel and the Sea. There will be an opening reception celebrating the artwork and artists on Monday, February 27 which is open to the public. The gallery will also feature shell-inspired pottery and glass from artists around the country during Shellabration! William E. Wilson Fine Jewelry in The Village Shops joins the Shellabration! with the finest hand-crafted jewelry. All signature 14-karat gold shell design jewelry bracelets, pendants, earrings, rings offered at special sale prices. A 25 percent discount will be given during the entire week of the 75th Shell Fair & continued on page 4 S S S Sportyeahorse S Shop The Annual Indoor Tent Sale ursday Sunday November 17th 20th50% to 70% OFF selected items IN ALL DEPARTMENTS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS INSIDE THE STORE ( PLUS COURTYARD) Ladies Mens Swimwear Shoes Gi s T-shirts OPEN MON. SAT. 9AM-5PM ~ SUN. 9AM-4PM 472-1858 472-1858 362 Periwinkle Way at the Lighthouse end 362 Periwinkle Way at the Lighthouse endGet Ready For Our The Center 4 Lifepresents our annualHOLIDAY BAZAARSaturday, November 12 9 a.m. 1 p.m.The Center for LifePalm Ridge Road & Library Way, Sanibel, FL A fantastic variety of arts and crafts by local artists A great opportunity to buy handmade gifts Tropical plants and creative arrangements New books by local authors Refreshments for sale Special raffle for a painting by Bea Pappas!


JEWELRY GALLERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY NOVEMBER 12 13TH HOPE HOSPICE TENNIS CHALLENGE THE SANCTUARY, SANIBEL SUNDAY| NOVEMBER 13TH TASTE OF THE ISLANDS FOR C.R.O.W. SANIBEL PARK | 12:30 5 PM PROUD TO SPONSOR & SUPPORT THESE FINE EVENTS 5 20 TARPON BAY ROAD | ( ACROSS FROM BAILEY'S ) S ANIBEL, FL 33957 | 239 -47 2 2888 V I S IT OU R NEWE S T J EWELRY G ALLERY 13550 REFLECTIONS PKWY. | ( NEXT TO JASONS DELI ) FT. MYERS FL 33907 | 23 9-4 66 -4949 Ka r e n B ell D an Sc h uy l er Li l y, Gracie & Ange l V oted BE S T o f t h e I s l a n ds Five C onsecutive Years BOU TIQ U E M eet renown designer Charles Kry p ell Saturday, November 26 at our evening Holiday rece p tion 3 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 20114 Photo by Cameron Michael Photography Tahitian Gardens 1975-2019 periwinkle waySomething for Everyone TheVillage ShopsV S 2340 periwinkle wayShop & Be Pampered 630 Tarpon Bay RoadPets Welcome Town CenterC 2496 Palm ridge roadYum to OM Managed by239.395.9111Association Management Commercial Leasing Property Watch ServicesSHOPONSANIBEL.COM Shop hop OnSanibel anibel TowerGallery A fine art cooperative gallery featuring 22 local artists from 6 to 9 pm Come meet Sarah Kiser, Todd Babb & other fine artists at Tower Gallery! 751 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel239-472-4557www.towergallery.net Opening Reception November Guest Artists Sarah Kiser & Todd Babb November Guest Artists Sarah Kiser & Todd Babb Sanibel Farmers Market OpensMayor Kevin Ruane rings the bell to open the first day of the farmers market at city hall. Joining him is David Wright with FISH, who are collecting nonperishable foods for the next two weeks. The market is on Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. David Wright and Mayor Kevin Ruane Sanibel School 2011 Christmas Ornaments HereThe Sanibel School Music Department has just received shipment of its 2011 Edition Sanibel Island Christmas Ornaments. Each year the music department custom designs a new ornament to raise funds for the music program. All proceeds will help with the purchase of music, instruments and equipment for the program to benefit grades kindergarten through eight. This years ornament features shades of green and golden seahorses. There is a limited quantity of 300 ornaments. They are $10 each and can be purchased at Baileys General Store and Bank of the Islands. From page 2ShellabrationShow. Save The Date Calendar Of Events: The Sanibel Stoop, Friday, February 17. Help break a Guiness Book of Worlds Record Opening Gala at Traditions, Sunday, February 19 at The Sanctuary Golf Club Fashion Show luncheon at The Sanctuary featuring one-of-a-kind shell adorned garments. 75th Shell Fair and Show, Thursday March 1 through Saturday March 3. Rusty Brown presents In Celebration of Ann Morrow Lindbergh followed by a traditional ice cream social. For more information on how you can Shellabrate, call Billy Kirkland at 4725848 or Barb Harrington at 472-2783. You may also contact Jill Kobe at The Community House at 472-2155 or via email at jill@sanibelcommunityhouse.net. Visit us online at www.sanibelshellfairandshow.com and www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


5 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 Seashell Creativity Pays Off At The Shellabration! Couture Fashion ShowCalling all shell enthusiasts! As part of Shellabration! 2012, the Community House will be hosting a shell fashion show featuring your shellagant garments that are heavily embellished with shells. Imagine a shell wedding dress, or how about a shell bathing suit, or maybe even a shell sport coat? Yes, men are definitely invited to participate. The Community House is looking for a high level of creativity and imagination, with the winner taking home the grand prize of $500. The competition is open to organizations, groups of friends, church groups or individuals who want to have lots of fun designing an outfit and entering the designs by December 15 to the Community House. Enter up to three designs to have an even greater chance of being selected. Drop off the sketch, the CD, or a sample at the Community House or call Isabella Rasi, the Shell Fashion Show chair, at 246-4716. Immediately following the submissions of designs on December 15, the Shellabration! Couture Committee will announce the winning designs and entrants can get started. The Shellcrafters have agreed to help drill holes in participants shells to enable them to more easily attach the shells to garments. And the Shellcrafters are always available on Mondays at the Community House to offer advice and support. On February 27 at 11 a.m., a special Shellabration! luncheon will be served at the Sanctuary Golf Club, followed by a runway presentation of the selected designs. The audience will select the winner of a $500 check. Expect even more surprises. Each contestant will receive multimedia recognition and a free ticket to the event. Additionally, shell-themed works of art are needed for the silent auction. Whether it is a shell handbag, shell-adorned shoes, a shell hat, a shell mirror, a shell picture, shell jewelry ... you get the idea; these items will be special keepsakes. Shell artists answering this request for auction items will receive multimedia recognition and a free ticket to the Shellabration! Fashion Show, and will receive 50 percent of the auction sale price. Submit up to three shell-themed works of art by December 15 and the selection of these items will be made shortly thereafter. This is surely going to be a fashion show like no other fun for everyone and a great tribute to our shell islands and the 75th anniversary of the Shell Fair and Shell Show, our island-wide Shellabration! 2012. The proceeds from the Shell Couture Fashion Show benefit the operations of the Community House. For more information call the Community House at 472-2155. Order tickets early, because at $35 for a three-course shellicious luncheon and the Shell Couture Fashion Show, a shell-out is a certainty. This event is sponsored by the Island Sun; to become a sponsor, call Marge Meek at 472-2466. Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


INSIDE CITY HALL Independently Owned And Operated COPYRIGHT 2011 Island Sun USPS 18: Bulk Rate permit paid for at Sanibel, Florida, 33957 Postmaster: Send change of address to Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957 Published every Friday for the people and visitors of Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Distribution: 10,000 12,000 per week (seasonal). Mailed free to Sanibel and Captiva residents every Friday. Subscription prices: Third Class U.S. $50 one year, $25 six months (Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery). First Class U.S. $115 one year, six months $58 (Allow 3-5 days for delivery). Prices include state sales tax. Send subscription requests to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. The Island Sun will correct factual errors or matters of emphasis and interpretation that appear in news stories. Readers with news, tips, comments or questions, please call (239) 395-1213, or write to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. FAX number: (239) 395-2299. E-mail: press@islandsunnews.comRead Us Online: www.IslandSunNews.comContributing WritersKaren Bell Kimberley Berisford Don Brown Nick Brown Constance Clancy, ED.D. Suzy Cohen Scot Congress Marcia Feeney Ed Frank Max Friedersdorf Priscilla Friedersdorf Carol Gagnon Jim George Shelley Greggs Bryan Hayes Dr. Dave Hepburn Craig R. Hersch Jane Vos Hogg Joan Hooper Shirley Jewell Audrey Krienen Christine Lemmon Cindy Malszycki Marge Meek Capt. Matt Mitchell Bruce Neill, PhD Matt Oakley Ed ONeil Eric Pfeifer Laura Zocki Puerto Gerri Reaves Lily Rose Di Saggau Dan Schuyler Jeanie Tinch Louis Vosloo PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED WITH LOW-RUB, SOYBEAN INK Co-Publishers Lorin Arundel & Ken Rasi Advertising George Beleslin Graphic Arts & ProductionAnn Ziehl Sarah Crooks Kris SeeWriter/CityAnne Mitchell Emilie Al no Linda ChristmanISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 20116 Bayside Property Owners Sue City Over Docksby Anne MitchellSanibel property owners who were denied the ability to build bayside docks last year are suing the City of Sanibel for damages. The city council a year ago upheld its ban on any new docks on San Carlos Bay, despite pleas from seven property owners that they were being denied their riparian rights. They were represented by attorney Steve Hartsell.The lawsuit, filed October 14 in the Lee County Circuit Court, seeks damages and compensation and cites the citys approval of its own concrete boat dock for the Sanibel Police Department in the same bay beach zone where the plaintiffs reside and where the city maintains that docks are harmful to seagrasses. The suit was filed by Steven Geoffrey Geisler of Geisler & Geisler PA, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, on behalf of Robert and Diane Williams, Richard Brown, David and Susan Kentner, Terry Spillane, Shirley A. Paulsen and Jerrys Foods, which is owned by Gerald Paulsen. Chip Roach, one of the property owners represented before council by Hartsell is not among those named in the lawsuit. He declined to comment on his reason for not suing the city. The council in October 2010 voted 4-0 to uphold the bayfront dock ban with Councilman Jim Jennings absent. It was considered one of the most defining issues of the decade and the vote was a complete turnaround from six months earlier, when council directed the planning commission to devise an ordinance that would lift the 17-year-old dock ban. The planning commissioners, after hours of debate over several months, were divided on the issue with three of the four opposed to lifting the ban. If the ban had been lifted, 59 new docks could be constructed between Woodring Point and the lighthouse. The council members also seemed torn on the issue until they were confronted with a roomful of citizens adamant about maintaining the strict codes on which Sanibel was founded in 1974. Until then, Mayor Kevin Ruane had been inclined to lift the ban. But in the final analysis, he said the plaintiffs purchased their property when either the 1993 or an earlier dock ban was in place, so there was no taking of property by the city. The lawsuit argues that technology now exists to build docks without harming seagrasses and that the areas where the docks would be constructed do not have seagrass populations anyway. According to the suit, the Kentners have received necessary approvals for a dock from the Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The lawsuit also asserts that the bans true purpose is to serve the aesthetic preferences of certain interest groups and to artificially protect the property values of other property owners who are allowed to build docks. Sanibel City Attorney Ken Cuyler said on Tuesday that the city will fight the legal battle and has already filed to have the case remanded to federal court. This is the option of the city, Cuyler said. He said he will keep the city council informed as the legal process plays out.The plaintiffs are asking for a jury trial. Council To Have Final Say In Marina Varianceby Anne MitchellIn a short second hearing, Sanibel Marina owner Myton Ireland on Tuesday received an amendment to permit 16 bonus outdoor seats at the on-site restaurant, Gramma Dots. The amendment is needed because the seats will be located less than the required setback from a body of water. Also, the restaurants hours will be extended and Ireland can now advertise the restaurant to non-marina customers. At the first hearing two weeks ago, the commission learned the marina had violations relating to issues, including the hours of operation, lighting and signage. Approval comes with six conditions imposed by staff, among them submission of plans for parking, lighting and an awning. Ireland was required to return to the commissions November 8 meeting to show that he had met the conditions and, if so, the commission would approve a final resolution. It will now go before city council, which has the final say on all matters regarding changes to the Land Development Code. City Planning Director Jim Jordan explained that restrictions imposed in 1986 were the result of the city trying to keep the marina compatible with the surrounding residential area. He added that there had been no negative feedback from neighbors on Irelands requested changes and that he expected none, since the changes had almost all already been implemented without proper approval. Variance Bid Brings Vegetation Removal To Lightby Anne MitchellA Lighthouse Way residents plan to enclose an existing 11-by-44-foot wood deck with a wall and a roof, accessed by a new spiral staircase, was approved unanimously by the planning commission on Tuesday, even though it will encroach on the required setbacks. It also caused three of his neighbors to be cited for vegetation removal. Planning Director Jim Jordan said the vegetation removal on Gary Bellos property took place sometime after 2007 and was discovered from an aerial photograph. Another three properties to the east have done the same thing and code enforcement has contacted them about continued on page 7


7 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 Cracker Fest 2011 Thanks To The Community For Its SupportThe food was great, the weather cool and the band hot as the SanCap START (Solutions to Avoid Red Tide) held its 3rd Annual SanCap Cracker Fest behind The Bait Box. More than 300 people enjoyed the festivities that included an authentic Cracker dinner, Sustainable Seafood appetizers, live and silent auctions and rockin country music that had everyones feet tapping. The quality of our water is an environmental issue and an economic issue for our island, all of Southwest Florida and beyond, said Cracker Fest Co-Chair Kevin Vertesch. We were excited to have another successful event and it was the entire community coming together that made it such a success. On behalf of the Sanibel Captiva chapter of START, we would like to extend our sincerest thanks to our volunteers, businesses and individuals whose generosity helped make this event the greatest ever. Cracker Sponsors: Baileys General Store, The Bait Box, The Bean/Sanibel Square, Cow Whip Sponsors: Big Red Q Quickprint, Billys Bikes, Dan Hahn Custom Builders, Jensens Twin Palms Resort and Marina, Lazy Flamingo, Lily and Co., Mabry Brothers, San Carlos Marine, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, Soon Come Landscaping, Shoreline Lumber Coon Dog Sponsors: Affordable Island Irrigation, Aqua Beachwear, Burns Family Team, Dickey Brothers, Doc Fords, Gulf Coast Palm and Tree, J & J Paving, John Grey Painting, Nave Plumbing, Pavese Law Firm, Pfeifer Realty, Sanibel Air Conditioning, Sanibel Captiva trust Co., Sanibel Island Fishing Club, Suncatchers Dream and Tarantino Carpentry. We thank the following for their contributions to our live and silent auctions: Ace Hardware, Andrew Corke, Aqua Beachwear, Beachview Golf and Tennis Club, Billys Bikes, Billy Kirkland, Grande Seaplane, Captain Cullen Sanders, Captiva Cruises, Captiva Kayak, Cara Smith, CA Rothman Photography, Charlie McCullough, Charlie Sobczak, Christine Lemmon, Chris Rush, Cips Place, Dave Godfrey, Dick Fortune and Sara Lopez, Doc Fords, Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, Fort Myers Floral Designs, Francis Bailey, Island Book Store, Island Therapy Center, Jensens Twin Palms Resort & Marina, Jacaranda, Judy Hicks, Kevin and Birgie Vertesch, Kyle Miller, Laura Ball, Lazy Flamingo, Leoma Lovegrove, Lehrs Economy Tackle, Lighthouse Caf, Luc Century, Mary Iacofano, Miss Britt Charters, Myra Roberts, New Moon Sailing Adventures, Office Depot, Over Easy Caf, Peter Kendall, Ralph and Jean Woodring, Recycled Origins, Sandy Stilwell, San Carlos Marine, Sanibel Marina, Tagger II Charters, Tylor Stewart, Suncatchers Dream, Traders, Tuttles Seahorse Shop, Tween Waters Resort, West Wind Inn, Wil Compton, Zebis Dorothy Wallace and 50% Off Framing. THANK YOU EVERYONE HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT YEAR! CARD OF THANKS From page 6Variance Bidthe violation and told them it has to be restored, he said. Bello said salt resistant vine he planted died due to the salt spray, but Planning Commissioner Phillip Marks told him there are native species that can withstand such conditions. According to a staff report, the new staircase proposed by Bello will add 25 square feet of developed and impervious area and the new roof overhang would extend an additional two feet into the bay beach zone. Approximately 52 percent of the existing sundeck is located in the bay beach zone with the closest point being 42.33 feet from San Carlos Bay. Overall, just 10.8 percent of the home is in the bay beach zone. Under the code, up to a four-foot roof overhang doesnt count towards impermeable surface coverage except for impermeable surfaces located under the overhang. Planning staff said if the commission finds the plan meets all seven standards for granting variances, they recommend approval with certain conditions, including the replanting of suitable vegetation to replace that which was unlawfully removed. The commission did and Bello is free to move ahead with his plans. Olde Sanibel Open 7 Days UNIQUE GLASS METAL CERAMICS THANKSGIVING BEAD EVENTNOV 18-21Buy 3 beads get the 4th FREEBuy 4 beads receive a FREE silver bracelet Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


Church To Exhibit Pat Bakers ArtworkThe Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ presents the paintings of Pat Baker during the month of November. Baker paints from subjects she loves and finds challenging florals, still life and landscapes in oil and watercolor. With a studio in Northern Michigan and one in the Fort Myers area, subjects abound. Over the past 12 years she has followed an ongoing interest in classes and art workshops and has participated in juried shows at BIG ARTS on Sanibel and in Fort Myers. She has studied with Ian Roberts, a well-known Canadian landscape painter on location in Provence, France and by the shores of Georgian Bay Ontario, Canada. A 2002 art adventure in Giverny, France included painting color and light in the garden of the impressionist painter Claude Monet. As the guest artist for the Saginaw, Michigan annual garden tour, she put paint to canvas among the blooms and 800 visitors. She has studied light and color theory while painting panoramic views on Mackinaw Island, Michigan, capturing unique weather and light conditions. Baker studies art and paints with artist Carol Hally of Cadilliac, Michigan; while in Florida, she paints outdoors on the gulf shores of beautiful Sanibel and Captiva. Baker is a member of Northern Michigan Art Guild and the Sanibel-Captiva Art League. Pat Baker Congregational Church Installs New ReverendA new reverend has been installed at the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ. Rev. Deb Kunkel was born and raised just north of Boston in Danvers, Massachusetts. She is a second career minister who spent 12 years as a real estate paralegal and title examiner before finally giving into Gods call to ordained ministry. During those years she served as Sunday School Superintendent and teacher, Christian Education Chair and youth chaperone at her home church in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Kunkel received her bachelors degree in liberal arts from Merrimack College in North Andover, and then moved to Maine with her husband Greg where she received her M.Div. from Bangor Theological Seminary. During her time as a student in Bangor she served as a licensed pastor in Thorndike, then Ellsworth Falls Maine. Upon her ordination in 2002 she became the Associate Pastor at St. Stephens UCC in Merrill, Wisconsin. She has served as Pastor of the United Church of Christ of Pittsville since January 2006. Since 2003 she has been part of the task force that plans and leads the annual Confirmation Retreats held by the Northwest Association of the Wisconsin UCC Conference. During her time in Pittsville she has completed training as an entry-level fire fighter and basic EMT, serving as a volunteer on Pittsville Fire Department for a little over three years. It is important for me to be involved in building communities of faith across all ages that can love and support each other, who then share that love from God with the wider community and world Deb remarked. Being in a community that seeks to love each other feeds my spirit. And I hope that in turn, I help feed the loving spirit of that community as we minister together. Kunkle has been married to Greg for 22 years. They have shared their home at various times with a variety of birds, cats and dogs, though not all at the same time. Being a part of not only the Sanibel community, but the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ is one they are enjoying to the fullest. 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Morris BrokerCommercial/Residential 239-579-0511 O ce Vacation Rentals Property Management Email: paul@lighthouserealty .com www.LighthouseRealtyOf eIslands.com ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 20118 ENGAGEMENT Aimee Victoria-Ann Kaplan and Brendan James Leary Becky Kaplan of Mount Dora, Florida, formerly of Sanibel Island, proudly announces the engagement of her daughter, Aimee VictoriaAnn Kaplan, to Brendan James Leary, son of Rosemary and Michael Leary of Simpsonville, South Carolina.The future bride, a graduate of Bishop Verot High School and the University of Miami, will graduate from the University of South Carolina School of Law this spring. The future groom, a graduate of Clemson University, is currently pursuing his masters in Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech. Brendan is an employee of General Electric in Greenville, South Carolina. A November 2012 wedding is planned at the Pinehurst Resort of Pinehurst, North Carolina. The couple will reside in Greenville, South Carolina. Deb Kunkel Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


9 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 Church Thanks Its Team For Making Strides Against Breast Cancer WalkCarol Gross, parish nurse for the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, reported that nine members and friends of the church took part in the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk held at Tanger Outlets on Saturday, October 22. They joined nearly 3,000 others making the 5K stride around the exterior of the outlet mall. Breast cancer affects one out of eight women in the United States (12 percent) during the course of their lifetimes. Men are not immune to this disease either. Statistics reveal that less than one percent of newly diagnosed cases of breast cancer are men. The incidence of breast cancer has decreased by approximately two percent since 2006. The theory behind this decline is that it might be due partially to a decrease in HRT (hormone replacement therapy) in recent years. There has also been a decrease in the death rate from breast cancer, which may be due to advances in treatment, earlier detection and increased awareness. In 2010 there were more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S. A womans risk doubles when she has a first degree relative (mother, sister, daughter), who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Seventy to 80 percent of women diagnosed have no family history of the disease their cancer generally occurs due to genetic abnormalities that result from the aging process. So even though the month of October is over, it is never too late to be aware, be proactive, and be supportive of the local American Cancer Society (Via Royale Avenue, Fort Myers 33919). Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ team at the walk against breast cancer Evans To Speak At Community Church ServiceAuthor and international speaker Mike Evans will be speaking at all three morning services at Sanibel Community Church on Sunday, November 13. Author of the bestseller Learning To Do What Jesus Did, Evans gives practical Biblical instruction on living out the Christian faith. The 8 a.m. service is traditional, concluding with the Lords Supper. At 9 a.m., a contemporary service with Childrens Church is offered. A final traditional service is at 10:45 a.m. Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m., Evans will lead a hands-on workshop on ministering as Jesus ministered. There will be a light dinner break, with the seminar concluding at 6 p.m. Child care is provided for the seminar. It is free and open to the public. A love offering will be received for Wholeness Ministries Inc. of which Mike Evans is the founder and president. Sanibel Community Church is at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). For information call 472-2684. Mike Evans Trunk ShowWednesday, November 16th 2:00 6:00Enter to win an original Design sketch and a Holiday Tote Refreshments servedFresh Produce Sanibel 2075 Periwinkle Way, Ste 33 Sanibel Island, FL 33957 239.395.1800


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201110 Churches/ TemplesANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH: 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 www.orthodox-faith.com 481-2099 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: The Rev. Thomas E. Nyman November 13, 2011 thru April 15, 2012 Sunday 11 a.m. 1-239-472-1646 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 Childcare available at all services. SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST: 2050 Periwinkle Way 472-0497 The Rev. Dr. John H. Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Rev. Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor Sunday worship services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel, 9 and 11 a.m. Full Services, with Sunday School and LinC at 9 a.m., and Nursery Care at 9 and 11. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Masses 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. 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 please call. ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 2304 Periwinkle Way between the Bean and Baileys 239-472-2173 Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector www.saintmichaels-sanibel.org Worship Services: Saturdays at 5 p.m. Sundays at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School (PreK-6thgr.) at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. 1st Wednesdays of the month Pot Luck Supper at 6:30 p.m. Morning Prayer: Tuesdays at 9 a.m. UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS OF THE ISLANDS: Meets on the first Sunday of each month from December through April at the Sanibel Congregational Church 2050 Periwinkle Way at 7:30 p.m. A pot luck is held at a members home on the third Sunday of each month. For more information call 433-4901 or email ryi139@aol.com. Ministry Holds Comfort ServiceSanibel Community Churchs Stephen Ministry will be holding a special Service of Comfort and Hope on Sunday, November 20, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The upcoming holiday celebrations can be very difficult, especially if someone you love has passed away during the past year. Stephen Ministry of Sanibel Community Church recognizes the need in some peoples grieving processes to have opportunities that acknowledge their need for the Lord to provide comfort and hope. This special service will be quiet and peaceful, offering songs of encouragement and words of hope. There will be a time to light a candle in memory of your loved one. Anyone who has experienced a personal loss this past year should come and bring a neighbor or friend who may also have gone through a difficult loss. This service will be held in the old historic chapel. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys. Regular Sunday worship times are 8 a.m. (traditional service with Communion), 9 a.m. (contemporary service with Praise Band), and 10:45 a.m. (traditional service with Chancel Choir). Lakes ParkFRIDAYS9 am 1 pm 7330 Gladiolus Dr., Ft. Myers, FL Nov 4, 2011 thru April 27, 2012Sanibel Island SUNDAYS8 am 1 pm 800 Dunlop Rd., City Hall Next to Library Nov 6, 2011 thru April 29, 2012GREAT VENDORSThe Best Thing GrowingFruits Vegetables Breads Honey Soaps Jams SeafoodMuch Much More! BtT h Scrapbook Papers Quilting Fabric Beads Notions Rubber Stamping Art Supplies Shell Craft Craft Supplies Gifts Make It & Take It Bead Bracelet Every Thursday $3.00 1628 Periwinkle Way 472-2893 Heart of the Islands, Sanibel Find us on Hours: Mon. Sat. 10am 5pm Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com SALECOMFORT BY DESIGN(239) 395-0666 1-800-454-3008Sanibel Island 1640 Periwinkle Way in Limetree Across from the Bank of the Islands BIRKENSTOCK MEPHISTO ECCO (239) 472-1111 (239) 472-1111 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. Across from CVS Across from CVS SanBeautys@aol.com SanBeautys@aol.com www.SanibelBeautySalon.net www.SanibelBeautySalon.net If your hairs not becoming to you, If your hairs not becoming to you, you should be coming to us! you should be coming to us! Remember our Vets Everyday, Remember our Vets Everyday, not just 11/11. not just 11/11. Sanibel Sanibel Beauty Beauty Salon Salon Chapel By The Sea Services Begin SundayCaptiva Chapel by the Sea will open for the winter season this Sunday, November 13. Rev. Thomas Nyman will return for the second year as minister. Services are every Sunday at 11 a.m. through April 15. Chapel by the Sea is at 11580 Chapin Lane on Captiva. For more information call 472-1646. Chapel by the Sea


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201112 Sanibel Historical Museum Plans Its Fall Volunteer Information CoffeeAll volunteers and docents as well anyone interested in learning about the volunteer opportunities at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village are invited to attend. Judy Yenkole, Gayle Pence, Jan Halliday and Nancy McNeill making plans for the Fall Volunteer Information Coffee to be held Tuesday, November 15 at 10 a.m. in the Bailey Store at the Village Planning Under Way For Its In The Bag Historical Museum FundraiserFor the second year in a row Baileys General Store will be the Master Sponsor for the Sanibel Historical Museum and Villages major fundraiser. The fundraiser is being called Its in the Bag. The event will be held Tuesday, February 21, at the Sanctuary Golf Club. The occasion will consist of a luncheon, auction, and style show featuring clothes that were worn or would have been worn on Sanibel from the late 1950s to the early 1990s. The program will also include commentary on the people, events and happenings that took place on the island during the preceding years. Mark your calendars! Richard Johnson, Mead Bailey Johnson and Dorothy Donaldson Retired Federal Employees MeetThe NARFE (National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association) South Lee County Chapter #1263 will meet on Thursday, November 17, at 11:30 a.m. at the International King Buffet, 9061 College Parkway, Fort Myers. Guest speaker will be Scott Murray, Park Ranger, Florida Department of Recreation. He will do an overview of the discovery of the Sunken Spanish Galleon, Nueatra Senora de Attocha. For information, call 482-6713. IS Island Graphics of Sanibel LLC, 2011 Have you seen one of these?These new bumper stickers have green color to emphasize that almost 70% of Sanibel is conservation lands and a whimsical heart to signify our island lifestyle. The peel-off back has information about Sanibel that you may not know.They are available at: Baileys General Store C.R.O.W. Sanibel Recreation Center Sanybels Finest Suncatchers Dream Tuttles Sea Shell Shop CROW Available at:Sanibel Art & Frame 630 Tarpon Rd. Sanibel 395-1350 Two Islands Gallery Chadwicks Square Captiva 472-7633 Visit our booth at CROWs Taste of The Islands Sunday, November 13www.ikkimatsumoto.com Ikki Matsumoto Paintings & PrintsBird?, What Bird! Email editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


13 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 Center 4 Life ProgramsSanibel Fit 4 Life is the motto at the Center 4 Life. All ages are welcome. Island Seniors, Inc. members can buy coupon booklets from the City of Sanibel at the Center 4 Life, 2401 Library Way, or at the Sanibel Recreation Center. Booklets of 12 coupons are $42, or get three coupons for $10.50. Members of the Sanibel Recreation Center need only to show their photo membership card. Holiday Bazaar Saturday, November 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Treasures and Trash Sale November 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your gently used household items, sporting goods, linens, jewelry and collectibles to the center. The sale is open to the community and benefits the Center 4 Life. For more information call the center or Mary Ann Gilhooley at 472-3565. Happy Hour Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. Format is 45 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of balance exercises, core strength and flexibility exercises. Sandi McDougall is the instructor. Gentle Yoga with Kris Brown Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper alignment and circulation. Bring a towel. Essential Total Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 a.m. Cardio, muscle strengthening and flexibility training with hand weights, stretch cords, chairs and stability balls. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Power Hour Fitness Tuesday and Thursday at 8 a.m. Hand weights, stretch cords and stability balls along with mats are used to strengthen your muscles. Improve your core strength and balance. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Flu Clinic Flu shots will be given at the center on Friday, January 27, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday Kayaking November 15, 22, 29. There is space for 16 people on eight two-person kayaks and unlimited space for those who own their own kayaks. Meet at the center unless an offisland launch is scheduled. Bring water, a snack, change of clothing, sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses and a hat. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Members have first priority. Knit Wits Needed Come by the center on Tuesday afternoons at 1 p.m. to knit or crochet. Bring your project and share tips. Page Turners Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of every month at 2:30 p.m. Picasa with Patty and your photos! Tuesday and Wednesday, November 15 and 16 or Wednesday and Thursday, November 30 and December 1, two two-hour sessions, 1 to 3 p.m. Hands-on training in Picasa, a free program from Google. Class size limited to six. Cost is $60 for members, $90 for non-members. Bring your camera and cable, memory card and card reader with 10 to 20 photos. Florida Repertory Theatre Tickets have been reserved for Saturday 2 p.m. matinees. Member ticket prices are $21; non-members are $26. Pay when you sign up. The shows are: Rumors by Neil Simon Saturday, October 29 at 2 p.m. Its A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry Saturday, December 3 at 2 p.m. Games at The Center: Bridge 1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Hand & Foot 1 p.m. Tuesday Mahjongg 1 p.m. Thursday Mexican Train 1 p.m. Thursday. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Buy a memorial brick for the pathway at the center. Luc Centurys etched bricks are a $100 contribution. Come to the center or call 472-5743. Island Cow Island Pizza Company Cheeburger Cheeburger Baileys General Store Dairy Queen Sanibel Deli & Coffee Coffee Bar @ Baileys Bank of The Islands volunteers & marketing support Sanibel Captiva Community Bank financial support Billys Rentals & Billy Kirkland Hay Ride & Work Horse! Billys Bike Shop Capn Crunch Photo Booth Doug Towle Town & Country Vending Claw Machine Judy & Sandy Montclare Tom & Teresa Louwers Barb Dunkle To view photo booth and other photos: www.billysrentals.com, Click Photo Gallery ank you to all the Sponsors and Volunteers that help to make e Community House the Best House to Trick-or-Treat at! Supplying the islands with ART and Fine Framing for over 10 years. Thank You to our loyal customers. 630 Tarpon Bay Rd(near the Over Easy Cafe) Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-4www.sanibelartandframe.com 239-395-1350 MENS HAIRCUT $202340 Periwinkle Way Suite D1395-3800


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201114 Crackers Enjoy Fest, Support A Good Causeby Emilie AlfinoThe San-Cap Cracker Fest last Friday was packed with Florida natives and newcomers alike who, if not authentically Crackers, could at least pretend they were for this one night. With music by Blackwater, a South Florida band, and an authentic Cracker dinner, it was a welcome change from the usual Sanibel entertainment, and for a good cause. Hosted by the Sanibel Captiva Chapter of START (Solutions To Avoid Red Tide), event proceeds will help expand the Coastal Classroom program for Lee County Schools and provide support for other programs to preserve the marine environment. But on this night, for the most part it was not the marine environment supplying dinner. An authentic Cracker dinner was served: roast pig, fried and smoked mullet, collard greens, cheese grits, cornbread, and Esperanza Woodrings biscuits, with peach cobbler for dessert. Live and silent auctions offered an array of original artwork, baskets full of goodies, and even jewelry. The money raised is also going to help launch STARTs sustainable seafood program, Seafood Savvy, whose mission is to educate people about the depletion of some fish species people eat. Eighty percent of the U.S.s seafood is imported. Destructive fishing and fish farming practices add to the problem. By purchasing fish caught or farmed using environmentally friendly practices, people are supporting healthy, abundant oceans. Visit www. start1.com or www.seafoodwatch.org for more information. The band, Blackwater, of South Florida Francis and June Bailey Jean and Ralph Woodring Barry Roth and City Manager Judie Zimomra County Commissioner Ray Judah with his son Cal Birgie Vertesch, Evelyn and Bruce Neill Chauncy Goss, Ralph Woodring and Peter Kendall Jeff Wener and Diana Mitcham of Seafood Savvy Wayne Woodring Ralph Woodring and Francis Bailey


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201116 Last Friday as I was loading items in my car to take to Noahs Ark, I placed my billfold on the top of the car and forgot it was there. As I drove up Periwinkle Way, it fell off, scattering cards along the road. Before I even arrived at Noahs Ark, I had a call from the Chamber of Commerce telling me that someone had turned in my wallet... I had not even missed it yet! I was very relieved that all my most critical information was still there. On Saturday I received a call from the Police Department that someone had turned in cards belonging to me (Medicare, Blue Cross, library card, etc.). Again, I was grateful to have recovered more of my information. Monday morning in my mailbox I found an envelope with even more of my cards (AAA, AARP, and store discount cards). No names had been left, so I want to give my heartfelt thanks to three strangers who went out of their way to return the things that are very important to me. This is just another reason why I love Sanibel! Gratefully, Ada Shissler, ADA LOGOS ThanksgivingSanibel Community Church will have Thanksgiving Night at Logos on Wednesday, November 16. Whats Thanksgiving without a turkey? Children will be trying to shoot the beak of the turkey with finger darts after gobbling a turkey dinner. All children ages three years through 5th grade are welcome to join this midweek program. For more information, call 472-2684. Caitlin Ross and Katelyn Ryan line up to shoot the turkey beak Orchid Society To MeetThe Sanibel-Captiva Orchid Society welcomes Tom Mirenda, noted Orchids magazine contributor, orchid collections specialist at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC and an AOS accredited judge. Mirenda will speak on The Mysteries of Pollination at the societys November 21 meeting at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 2304 Periwinkle Way at 1:30 p.m. Mirenda has been orchid collection specialist at the Smithsonian for the past 10 years. In this capacity he cares for and curates a diverse collection of orchid species and hybrids from all over the world. Trained originally as a marine biologist, Mirenda is also an avid shell collector and is excited about visiting The BaileyMatthews Shell Museum during his visit to Sanibel. While living in Hawaii in his late 20s, Mirenda began studying plants and orchids. He has worked at the New York Botanical Gardens in Brooklyn and tended to an extensive private collection at Greentree Estate in Long Island. He was also floor manager at the New York International Orchid Show for many years.For the last six years, Mirenda has contributed two columns each month to Orchids magazine and is developing a book based on his writings. He travels frequently around the U.S. and internationally, making presentations to diverse audiences. He is passionate about seeking collaboration between the worlds of botanic gardens, the hobbyist community, commercial growers and scientists to work together toward protecting orchids and their habitats. Exotic Orchids of Fort Myers will present orchids to purchase during the meeting. There will be no fundamentals class at the November meeting. Participants are encouraged to come early to purchase orchids or to do so during intermission. Anyone with questions or an ill orchid that needs diagnosis can bring their plants to the meeting during Show and Tell. Orchid society members are invited to participate in a monthly show. Ribbons are awarded for Best Hybrid and Best Species orchids. Members and guests are also invited to participate in a monthly orchid raffle. Society membership is $20 annually, guests are $4. For more information, contact Nannette Lehr at 395-3327. Duplicate Bridge On Tuesdoy, November 7, there were four tables in play at The Sanibel Community Association. The winners were: North/South 1. Joan and Bob Kent 2. Vida Zubkus and Rick Smart East/West 1. Mary and Dick Butler 2. Barbara and Campbell Johnstone The game runs for six months, November through April, at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at the Community House which is located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. For more information, call Suson Willoughby at 281-3258. A Sanctuary of Art in The Village Shops2340 Periwinkle Way #B3 Sanibel, FL 33957239-472-3386Monday Saturday 10:30 To 5:00 www.watsonmacraegallery.com artisan jewelry glass hand-crafted ceramics home accents fine art Voted Best of the Islands 2011 Please Stop By.Charcoal Drawing: Jill Brougher New jewelry in store by C.H. MACKELLER & CATHRYN CONN Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island CARD OF THANKS Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


17 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 Jeff Molnar Is A 30-Year Volunteer At Taste Of The Islandsby Emilie AlfinoAmong the hundreds of volunteers it takes to bring Taste of the Islands to fruition, Melissa Congress, this years chair of the event, wants to recognize someone whos been working for the CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife) fundraiser for 30 years: Jeff Molnar of Molnar Electric Inc. Congress remarked that when Molnar started giving of his time, he hadnt been in business very long, yet still took time out to help. I think its terrific, Congress said. It shows the strength of the community and Jeffs dedication to the island and to CROW. Molnar said he was first approached for help 30 years ago by Scott Siler who at that time was involved with the Mariner Group. Siler thought The Dunes would be a good place for an event CROW was planning. Scott was involved with many things including Sanibel Jazz and the beginning of BIG ARTS, Molnar explained. He wanted a spot where everybody could have events and fundraisers. Of course, they were different and smaller back then. The first Taste was put together as sort of a party for the island workers at the end of the season to get together and just blow off steam, according to Molnar. There was some entertainment, good food, and all the restaurants participated. Back in the days of The Dunes, we had as many as 45 restaurants, he said. At some point somebody came along with the idea of turning it into a fundraiser and inviting the public. CROW was in its infancy then, working out of Shirley Walters garage. I was approached to help with electrical services. Taste of the Islands was held at The Dunes for years, then grew too large and moved to Gulfside City Park. Molnar said, That was a pretty neat location. People could come by boat, plus there was shade. Now were at Community Park, which is a good use of that property. Molnar provides wiring for all the restaurants at the Taste, as well as the band, and brings in generators to provide temporary power. When it comes to volunteering, Molnar said, he sticks to things electrical. You do what you do best, he said. Over the course of a year, not only for CROW but for virtually every other nonprofit on the island, we do things at no cost or at an adjusted cost. Im working now with at the Bailey Homestead with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation. Molnar feels its his duty as an island businessman to give back to the community. I always felt it was incumbent on anybody in business to be willing to take on the responsibility of being involved in the community in any way, shape or form and not from a profit or business-gaining motive, Molnar stressed. Its part and parcel of what this island is all about. Congress complimented Molnar not just for his volunteerism but for his business. I think its remarkable that someones had a sustainable business doing what he likes and is successful at it for 30 years, she said.Congress added she is grateful not only to Molnar but to the Taste committee and to the many volunteers who worked hard to make this years Taste of the Islands possible. Jeff Molnar From page 1Irish ComedyHowever, both actors play many characters, using several Irish accents as they talk about growing up in a city of churches and pubs, and in a house with little or no plumbing. The stories they tell are full of wonderful Irish wit that is appreciated by everyone. He met the McCourt brothers in 1984 and has been directing, producing and acting in the play since that time. Frank died a couple of years ago. Platt said, I was best man at Frank and Ellens wedding in 1994, under a beautiful tree along the Delaware River in Milford, Pennsylvania. He was an international literary rock star. Frank was reluctant at first to bring up some of the subject matter from his book Angelas Ashes, but over time he approved additions to the script that he felt were worthwhile. Platt and Conroy have been doing the show together since 2000 and have developed a real camaraderie. There is a lot of improvisation that has to do with audience reaction. If someone coughs we might say God bless you. We talk to the audience from time to time. We have a lot of fun with it. Incidentally, the word blaguards is a term most used on the Emerald Isle. Dublin coal laborers were called black guards. When off duty they would get drunk and boisterous, so the name became blaguards, meaning dirty drunken bastards. The term was later softened to mean a charming scoundrel. The McCourts mother always called them blaguards as they were growing up in Limerick. A Couple of Blaguards opens November 15 and plays through November 26 at The Herb Strauss Theater, 2200 Periwinkle Way. For tickets call 472-6862. As Malachy McCourt said, If you dont have a good evening, you should have yourself checked to make sure you havent died during the day. Blessings! Jarlath Conroy and Howard Platt in A Couple of Blaguards CROWs Giving Tree Festival Kicks Off Holiday Season On The IslandsPlans are underway for CROWs annual Giving Tree Festival scheduled for Sunday, December 4, at The Sanctuary Golf Club. Sparkling and festive holiday trees, wreaths, and garlands will be featured at the clubhouse in a silent auction, raising awareness and support for the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company is once again the Presenting Sponsor for the event. CROWs Giving Tree Festival is a way to make holiday wishes come true for our patients, said Susan Tucker, CROW treasurer. We are grateful to the Sanibel Captiva Trust Company for their continued support of our mission. Their generosity will continue to help us make a difference in the lives of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. CROW Secretary and Chair of this event Daniel Moore-Thompson has been busy recruiting designers. The Giving Tree Festival has become an island tradition and we are thrilled to have the support of this special community. We are especially proud to showcase the true artistry of Luc Century again this year! The generosity of such talented artists ensures that we can treat our patients throughout the year, reflected Moore-Thompson. One special feature this year will be tree ornaments designed by The Sanibel Middle School Clay/Art Class, an elective for students in grades 6, 7 and 8. They meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with their instructor, local artist, Andi McCarter. This year the class of 22 students, made ceramic holiday tree ornaments for the CROW event. These ornaments vary in color and shape and reflect different styles of creativity. The art students had a lot of fun creating these special pieces of art to support CROWs efforts to save native wildlife. The popular island event draws locals and visitors from all around our community. The centerpiece of the festival is The Giving Tree that offers opportunities to donate funds to meet specific needs of CROW for the upcoming year. Its inspiring to see the wide range of wildlife that CROW rehabilitates and releases back to its natural habitat its the reason we do what we do, said Executive Director Steve Greenstein. continued on page 32 Sanibel Middle School Clay/Art Class along with instructor Andi McCarter


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201118 Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellThe SanibelCaptiva Rotary Club had a little confusion last week connected to where we are meeting; just for the record, we are now back to our regular Friday morning meeting place at the Beachview Restaurant, 1100 Par View Drive at 7 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. meeting. This coming Fridays speaker November 11, Veterans Day, will be Commander, Douglas Quelch USN Retired. Guests are welcome. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club would like to announce that our holiday cards are on sale now. These one-of-akind holiday cards are designed exclusively for San-Cap Rotary by renowned nature artist Ikki Matsumoto. A box of 15 cards (cards are available with or without a holiday greeting inside) will sell for $20+. Cards can be purchased at Baileys, Jerrys, BIG ARTS, on specific dates at the Sanibel Farmers Market, and from any member of the SanibelCaptiva Rotary. The sale of these cards help support Rotarys charitable giving. Biking Around Sanibel Maybe youve seen Tom Sharbaugh peddling his bike around the island. If you havent spotted him individually, maybe youve spotted a few of his friends in their bright yellow Sanibel Bike Club jerseys cruising on their bikes to one of the islands great breakfast places every Saturday. The Sanibel Bike Clubs Saturday bike rides offer short-, mediumand long-distance trips and are designed for all levels of cycling; the club invites anyone with an interest in bicycling with the group to join them for one of these morning rides starting at the Sanibel Community Center. Sharbaugh is a current board member of the bike club and although he didnt come to Rotary specifically to recruit us for membership in the bike club or for the Kiwanis Club (oh, yes, hes one of those), he did want to apprise Rotarians of the bike club activities connected with the improvements to the infrastructure of the Sanibels shared use paths, safety benefits of recent improvements and promote the Trails in Motion Fund campaign. Sharbaugh stated that a portion of the Sanibels Bike Clubs Trails in Motion Fund (monies contributed by bike club members, local businesses, Sanibel residents, and visitors to Sanibel) were used to partner with the City of Sanibel to establish a Shared Use Path Master Plan and to help plan needed extensions to the system. The paving portion of the new Dunlop/Wooster path has now been completed. The striping and crosswalks are in progress; still to come are lighting and signage, Sharbaugh explained. This exciting and long-needed new path begins on the north side of Periwinkle at St. Michaels Church, proceeds east on Periwinkle, north along Dunlop, then west along Dunlop and Wooster to Palm Ridge Road. Thus, the library, city hall, and BIG ARTS will all be conveniently accessible by bikes. There is a new path alongside of San-Cap Road in the Santiva area. The new path extends the existing path along San-Cap Road to the Blind Pass Bridge, allowing cyclists and other users to safely navigate between the paths on Sanibel and the widened road lanes of Captiva Drive. The Sanibel Bicycle Club has long been an advocate for completion of this section of path. With $5,000 in funding from the clubs Sanibel Trails-In-Motion Fund, the club is joining with the City of Sanibel to make it happen. Total cost of the project is estimated to be $63,000. Shared use path safety issues were also addressed. Responding to numerous suggestions from bike club members, the City of Sanibel took on the project of improving visibility at the northeast corner of the intersection of Periwinkle Way and Causeway Boulevard. As a result, cyclists coming on-island riding the path along Causeway Boulevard intending to cross Periwinkle will now be able to see traffic from the East End departing the island. And those vehicles will be able to see the cyclists. It may not be the ultimate solution, but it is a big step forward. Thanks to the Department of Public Works for the improvement. The extensive improvements for the shared use path alongside Tarpon Bay Road north of Periwinkle have now been completed. The new path includes a minimum of two feet of separation from the roadway and is eight feet wide. As an extra bonus, the rumble strips that cyclists have complained about for years, have been removed. 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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201120 Earn Your FL Boater Certi cate Now!Sign Up ForThe ABC (Safe Boating) Course Topics Covered:Navigation Rules Emergencies Equipment Requirements Charts & Aids to Navigation Piloting Lines & Knots Marine Radio Boat Handling Weather Trailer BoatingBecome a smarter boater and crew member: Learn about local boating and waters with local certi ed instructors!We Make Safe Boating Fun Well Show You How!Call to Register:Steve Abbott 239-395-9409Sanibel Captiva U.S. Sail & Power Squadronswww.usps.org DECEMBER CLASS Saturday from 8:30 am to 5 pm 12/3/2011 Sanibel Library Local Author To Give Presentation At Shell Museums Lunch Hour ProgramPopular Sanibel novelist Christine Lemmon will be the guest speaker at The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums Friday Lunch Hour program on November 11 from noon to 1 p.m. The presentation is free with museum admission or membership. (Guests are welcome to bring their lunches.) Lemmon will share how her novels evolved from her imagination and life experiences on Sanibel, and shell also discuss the craft of writing. Her books: Portion of the Sea, Sand in My Eyes, Sanibel Scribbles and Whisper from the Ocean, will be available for purchase. Lemmon has had a lifelong love for Sanibel and shells, which started with annual childhood visits to the island to spend time with her grandparents. Those memories, along with her current daily life here, have provided a wealth of stimuli for her novels. Ideas, quotes, concepts for my four books and now the one I am currently writing have come to me while wading in the water, biking or walking around the island, she said. After all these years, we still average sunsets once a week as a family and I do believe that getting inspiration for writing is like putting a seashell to your ear and listening. For additional information about the Shell Museums Friday Lunch Hour series, contact Shell Museum Public Programs Specialist Diane Thomas at dothomas@shellmuseum.org, or phone 395-2233. Christine Lemmon will discuss her novels and writing at the Shell Museum Adopt-a-Class At The Shell Museum Since the inception of the Adopta-Class Program in 2003, The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum has been able to provide group tours and a one-of-a kind educational experience to thousands of children in Lee County. Adopt-a-Class creates the opportunity for 4th grade children, including those from disadvantaged neighborhoods, to tour the museum at no cost to the school. Lee County teachers who have participated in previous Adopt-a-Class programs report the field trip as the highlight of the school year for their 4th graders. While on a field trip to the shell museum, students learn about mollusks, which are soft-bodied invertebrates that make their own shell. The museum visit consists of a 25-minute introductory film that covers mollusk anatomy, reproduction, locomotion, habitats, and how these creatures fit into the oceans food web. Students are then given four 15-minute guided tours which include a hands-on shell introduction in the learning laboratory, a shell identification matching game, the Great Hall of Shells tour, and the Live Tank program where students encounter live marine mollusks. The information has been geared to match the science standards for biological sciences, reading and academic vocabulary building in the science content area. The shell museum is currently scheduling this academic years field trips for Lee County 4th grade students. However, due to continued cutbacks in Lee County school budgets, sponsorships from individuals and businesses are vital to the continuation of the program. With your support, Adopt-a-Class will once again be a highly successful educational outreach program for 2011-2012. Cost for full sponsorship at $450 or co-sponsorship at $300. The full amount of your contribution is 100 percent tax deductible. If you would like to help sponsor the Adopt-a-Class program, contact Amanda Stirn at astirn@shellmuseum.org. If you would like more educational program information, contact Diane Thomas at dothomas@shellmuseum.org, or call the museum at 395-2233. From page 19Free Days At RefugeWildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge. To sign up for the Ding on the Wing weekly bulletins about refuge goings-on, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org and enter your email address in the Join Our Email List box. Note that Wildlife Drive and the Refuge Education Center will be closed for Veterans Day, Friday, November 11. For more information, visit www. dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4, or email dingdarlingsociety@gmail.com. CorrectionThe November 4 issue of the Island Sun incorrectly referred to recently completed Dunlop Road bike path as winding through city property. In fact, the property running from Periwinkle Pines to the recycling center belongs to the Periwinkle Pines Homeowners Association, which gave the city a right-of-way for the path, according to the HOA head Ed Hancock. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


21 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 (239) 472-9300 (239) 472-9300Friendly Faces, Helpful Personalized Service Located at Periwinkle & Casa Ybel 1700 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 1700 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL JerrysFoods.com JerrysFoods.com $3.99 CrystalDrinking Water 24 pack 9 9 9 9 9 g p This Weeks Special Store Hours Every Day 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. OPEN THANKSGIVING DAY 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Freshly Baked Rolls Solve Your Dessert Dilemma By Adding Our Homemade Pies!Pumpkin Apple Mince Meat Key Lime and more! To ensure your order please call by Monday November 21st. To ensure your order please call by Monday November 21st. Dont Be Out On A Limb Dont Be Out On A Limb For Your Thanksgiving Feast. Take Home Our Prepared Dinner With All The Trimmings Take Home Our Prepared Dinner With All The Trimmings Reserve Now For Buck Key Jazz Brunch CruiseDing Darling Wildlife SocietyFriends of the Refuge and Captiva Cruises will cosponsor Buck Key Weekend this month, which culminates on Sunday, November 20, with a Jazz Brunch Cruise aboard the yacht Lady Chadwick. The orchestrated cruise departs from McCarthys Marina at 12:30 p.m. and returns at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $100 per person and include a brunch buffet and full open bar. Reservations are required; call 239-472-1100 ext. 4. The gala cruise ends a four-day weekend of events designed to educate the public about the newly restored Buck Key Paddling Trail and raise funds to maintain it and its serene mangrove canopy tunnel. The public is invited to all festivities. Buck Key is a real jewel and something we all need to help preserve, said Paul McCarthy, owner of Captiva Cruises. Were excited about this weekend event to highlight what a special and historical place Buck Key is to this area, McCarthy said. Part of the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge complex, the Buck Key Paddling Trail reopened last winter after Hurricane Charley damage shut it down in 2004. A group of avid kayakers from Captiva made the restoration possible. Choppy and Sally Rheinfrank, Chic and Kathleen Bruning, and Dave and Hobby Jeffrey formed a committee to raise funds for the clearing of the trail and its ongoing maintenance. Buck Key Weekend kicks off with a free History of Buck Key presentation at the Captiva Island Yacht Club on Thursday, November 17, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Seating is on a first-come basis. Friday will feature kayak tours of Buck Key with Captiva Kayaks. Call 395-2925 for prices and reservations. Board Captiva Cruises Santiva on Saturday, November 19, for a historic cruise of Roosevelt Channel and Buck Key. The cruise departs from McCarthys Marina. Price is $50 per person; call 472-5300 for reservations. For more details about Buck Key Weekend, visit http://tinyurl.com/buckkeyweekend or contact Paul McCarthy at-472-5300 or Birgie Vertesch at 2920566 or dingdarlingsociety@gmail.com. Nautical Triviaby Bryan HenrySailors should feel at home in the nave of a church, the main part between the two side aisles, because the word comes from the Latin navis, ship, which its shape sometimes resembles. From the Latin navis we get navy, naval, nautical, navigate and nausea, literally ship sickness, what we call seasickness today. At one time a tarpaulin was a slang term for a sailors wide-brimmed storm hat. The word quarantine is of nautical origin. It comes to us via Italian quarantina from the Latin quadraginta, literally meaning 40. Originally, 40 days of isolation were imposed upon ships, persons and goods arriving at a port when suspected of carrying a contagious disease, 40 days being considered enough time for any disease to run its course. The word lingo was originally a sailors term meaning jargon. The Universal Kalendar, the first nautical almanac in the United States, was compiled by Samuel Stearns and published in Boston in 1782. Shellabration 2012 will mark the 75th annual Sanibel Shell Fair and Show. Plans are under way for an island-wide celebration February 26 through March 4. Board the elegant Lady Chadwick on November 20 to help raise money for the Buck Key Preservation Fund


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201122 Cold Front Fishing Patterns Of Winterby Capt. Matt MitchellDespite windy and cold conditions this week, fishing was still pretty good. Hiding from the wind and trying to find feeding fish is just the typical winter pattern out on the water. Redfish, trout, gag grouper, flounder, Spanish mackerel and pomapno were among the species that kept clients smiling this week. The sound still remains loaded with feeding birds and feeding fish, all working on the same migrating bait schools. With a cold front and strong winds it seems winter really arrived this week in a big way. Is it just me or did winter just start early this year? I have learned over the years that once we get that first cold front, it opens up the gate and they just seem to push through every week to 10 days, all winter long. Fishing around cold fronts can be really frustrating. Fishing can be very good or really bad, dependingon which side of the front you fish. This proved very true this week as beginning a few days before the cold front rolled through the bite just got better and better. Right when the winds switched and came from the south then west, as the front got really close, the fish ate hard as they know they are not going to eat for a day or two after. The day after the front passed, fishing was tough at best with fish hunkered down in their winter time haunts with lock jaw. Once conditions started to warm back up they began to eat again. When water temperatures drop quickly and we have windy high pressure conditions, most gamefish simply just do not want to eat. Luckily we have other species to catch that dont seem effected by cold fronts at all. With winter being the busiest time of the year, catching fish on the backside, aka the wrong side of a cold front, is a must do. Some of the things I do to find a bite in these toughest of conditions is to get in an area that is somewhat sheltered from the old north wind and at least managable to fish. I figure, if Im comfortable the fish are comfortable too. Close proximity to deep water is also a good thing. If you can pair these with good tide movement or even water moving from just the wind, you can generally bend a rod. When things are tough, I also downsize my bait and tackle. Live shrimp will often draw a bite when nothing else will. Rig these live shrimp on a smaller hook and use lighter leader. I like to go to 20 pound flourocarbon. Fish the live shrimp on or close to the bottom. The colder the water the slower I fish the bait too, often simply letting it set on the bottom, giving it just a little hop once in a while. My winter time rig consists of a 1/4 oz. jig head with a 1/0 hook and a medium size live shrimp. Some things I do like about our winter time fishing though is the variety of species you can catch. One deep mangrove shoreline or creek can produce lots of fish, with the same rig producing a different type of fish just about every cast. Winter time fishing also means you dont generally have to go very far from home to catch fish. Creek systems and flats close to home are often as good as any to target. Less running means more time fishing. During winter, we also have the clearest and prettiest water of the year in the sound.continued on page 23 ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEADS FACTORY TRAINED MERCURY MARINER JOHNSON EVINRUDE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I/O'S MERCRUISER 1Courteous Professional Marine Repair Service Dockside Service Serving Sanibel & Captiva For Life472-3380 466-3344 NEW M O T O R S ALE S REB U ILT P O WERH E A D S FA C T O R Y T R A I N E D MER C U RY MARINER JO HN SO N EVINR U DE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I / O'S MER C R U I S E R C ourteous Pro f essional Marine Repair S ervice Dockside S ervic e S ervin g Sanibel & Captiva For Lif e Your Bottom Your Bottom Specialist Specialist Call on Paint Prices Call on Paint PricesDave Doane PIRATE CRUISE INTERACTIVE FRIENDLY PIRATE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! SET SAIL ON A 90-MINUTE SWASHBUCKLING SHOW Reservations are Required Call for Cruise Times 239.765.7272 Also Ask about our Sunset Cruises,Private Parties & Charters. Full Service Barwww.PiecesofEight.com PIRATE CRUISE $5 OFFTHE PURCHASE OF 2 FARES NO OTHER OFFERS APPLY EXP. 11/24/2011 Send Us Your Fish TalesThe Island Sun would like to hear from anglers about their catches. Send us details including tackle, bait and weather conditions, date of catch, species and weight, and include photographs with identification. Drop them at the Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, or email to islandsuncity@aol.com; or call Anne Mitchell at 395-1213. John Oatley of Sanibel with a big pompano caught this week fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva Island


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201124 San-Cap Audubon Needs Volunteers For Christmas Bird CountSan-Cap Audubon will conduct its annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) on Saturday, December 17, 2011. The results of the local count will be forwarded to the National Audubon Society for inclusion in the 112th National Christmas Bird Count. More than 50,000 observers participate each year in this census of early-winter bird populations. The results of their efforts are compiled into the longest running database in ornithology, representing over a century of unbroken data on trends of early-winter bird populations across the Americas. Simply put, the Christmas Bird count, or CBC, is citizen science in action.Prior to the turn of the 20th century, people engaged in a holiday tradition known as the Christmas Side Hunt. They would choose sides and go into the field with their guns; whoever brought in the biggest pile of feathered (and furred) quarry won. Conservation was in its infancy around the turn of the century, and many observers and scientists were becoming concerned about declining bird populations. Beginning on Christmas Day 1900, ornithologist Frank Chapman, an early officer in the then-budding Audubon Society, proposed a new holiday tradition, a Christmas Bird Census that would count birds in the holidays rather than hunt them. So began the Christmas Bird Count. Thanks to the inspiration of Frank M. Chapman and the enthusiasm of 27 dedicated birders, 25 Christmas Bird Counts were held that day. The locations ranged from Toronto, Ontario; to Pacific Grove, California with most counts in or near the population centers in northeastern North America. Those original 27 Christmas Bird Counters tallied a total of 90 species on all the counts combined.Volunteers are needed for this years CBC. Birding skills are desirable but not necessary. Anyone who would like to participate in this years Sanibel-Captiva CBC can obtain addition information by calling 395-3804. This year marks the 112th national bird count 2499 Periwinkle Way Corner of Tarpon Bay Rd In front of Baileys Grocery www.georgeandwendyscornergrill.com Omelets Omelets and Waf es and Waf es Made Made To Order To Order $2 $2 Bloody Marys Bloody Marys and and Mimosas Mimosas 395-1263 ww ww w w w SUNDAY BRUNCH 9 A.M. 2 P.M. Outdoor & Indoor Dining Take-Out Pet Friendly Patio Baked Goods Beer & Wine Breakfast, Lunch & DinnerOlde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Rd.239.472.2625Breakfast, Lunch Daily 7am 2:30pm Dinner Tues Sat: 4pm 8pm OvereasyCafeSanibel.com Island Paws A Very Unique Pet Shop! Just Three Doors DownNOW SERVING DINNERWeve Got Your BennyDipptf!gspn!Usbejujpobm-!Sfvcfo-!Tbojcfm!Tisjnq-! Opwb!Tnplfe!Tbmnpo-!Wfsz!Wfhhjf-!ps!Zb.Bmm t!Tpvuifso! Fhht!Cfofejdu/!!Dpnf!usz! fn!bmm/ Reuben Benedict toasted English muffin topped with 1000 island dressing, grilled corned beef, two poachers & hollandaise sauce.Tues thru Sat: 4pm-8pm Outdoor & Indoor Dining Take-Out Pet Friendly Patio Baked Goods Beer & Wine Breakfast & Lunch Breakfast & Lunch Daily 7am 2:30pm OvereasyCafeSanibel.com IL TESORO RISTORANTE IL TESORO RISTORANTE Fine Italian Cuisine DOLCE TESORO DOLCE TESOROBAKERY GELATO ESPRESSO Tahitian Gardens Plaza Tahitian Gardens Plaza 2300 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island, FL 33957 239.472.4300 F ax 239.472.4333 Holidays are right around the corner. 10% off all Gift Certificates Now Nov. 15th!New menu items, all organic, free-range, fresh!751 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island, FL 33957 t: 239.395.4022 www.iltesoro.net


25 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011Shell Museum To Host Introductory Meeting For Prospective VolunteersThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum will host an informational Open House for prospective volunteers November 14 from 9 to 10 a.m. Attendees will learn about the Shell Museums history and volunteer opportunities from Public Program Specialist Diane Thomas. Light refreshments will be served, and guests are welcome to meet and talk with staff members and current volunteers about what openings are available and what those positions entail. There are volunteer opportunities for all ages in several areas, including clerical assistance, curating shell collections, working with youth programs and assisting visitors in the Great Hall. Anyone who wants to learn more about becoming a museum volunteer, attend the Open House or call Diane Thomas at 395-2233 for additional information. Volunteer docent John Fairfield answers a museum visitors question about an exhibit Since 1976Lunch 11:30 AM til 3:00 PM Dinner 5:00 PM til 9:30 PM Closed Sundays Open all day for beer & wine 472-3434 www.muckyduck.com Open Daily: Lunch: 11:30am to 3:30pm Dinner: 5:30pm to 9:30pm (239) 472-3337 15183 Captiva Drive Captiva Island, Florida 33924 A Captiva Island Tradition Since 1976 Captivas Finest Waterfront Restaurant Come by Land.... or Come by Sea... Reservations Required for All Cruises All Cruises(239)472-5300 www.captivacruises.com Call for departure time 10 a.m. Island Cruise to Useppa Or Cabbage Key Adventure Sailing Cruises 4:00 p.m. Dolphin Watch Cruise Beach & Shelling Cruise Sunset Serenade Cruise with Island Musicians 2 1 2 1 for forUp to $25 ValuePresent this coupon for complimentary admission when a 2nd admission of equal or greater value is purchased. Offer not valid w/ any other discount or promotion. Must present coupon at time of purchase. Discount applies to regular prices. Expires 11/18/11 Waverunners-Parasailing-Yamaha Scooters-Bicycles-Beach Chairs & Umbrellas-Sailboats Skimboards-SUPs-Golf Carts-Banana Boat Rides-Scoot Coupes-Cayo Costa WR Tours No-See-Um Repellent-Sunglasses-Freestyle & Momentum Watches-YOLO Gear-GoPro HD Sector 9-Arbor-Kahuna-Dregs-Gravity & Krown Longboards-Kahuna Big Stick-Beach Accessories-Indo Boards-Slackline-Kids Cl othing-Waboba-Zap Skimboards-Cool Hats YOLO Watersports, Inc. btnfrrbrbt rf r!f" rf r#$"!f" Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201126 OUR PATIENTS CANT PAY THEIR BILLS BUT YOU CAN HELP INSURE THE ANIMALS AT Join CROW for November 13, 2011 12-5 pm For more information, visit www.tastesanibelcaptiva.com for helping insure the care and feeding of our patientsGo to www.crowclinic.orgClick on Help Insure a CROW Patient Choose your favorite patient Make your pledge with a credit card Receive a certi cate with a photo of your chosen animal by reply e-mailFor more information, phone 472-3644 ext. 231 thanks CROW Case Of The Week: Two Laughing Gullsby Emilie AlfinoThe Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife deals with many recurring problems, and the cases of two laughing gulls illustrate a major problem that a simple change in human behavior could solve. Laughing gulls are not the largest of the gull family but are smaller birds that can be seen running around on the beach. The males have black heads in the summer, which is their breeding plumage. This gull came to CROW from Lovers Key in Fort Myers on September 17. Someone called and told us a bird had fishing line hanging out of his mouth a telltale sign theres a hook somewhere. We always hope the hook is still attached to the line, explained Wildlife Rehabilitator Robin Bast. X-rays were taken and sure enough, a fish hook could clearly be seen in the gulls digestive tract, meaning he would need surgery. The day before surgery, the bird received pre-operative care in the form of two different antibiotics, pain medications and subcutaneous fluids. The following day, the 18th, he had surgery. The surgery was performed by one of CROWs relief veterinarians, Dr. David Nichols, a member of CROWs board of directors. The hook was in the ventriculus, which is part of the stomach in birds, Bast said. Birds have a couple of sections to their digestive tracts. This is one of them and comparable to the stomach in humans. Bast explained that birds have some extra parts to their digestive tracts compared to humans. The ventriculus, where the hook was found in this case, is a second stomach that does the mechanical grinding and breakdown of food. The proventriculus comes before the ventriculus, and is the first stomach where the gastric acids and secretions start the chemical breakdown of food. The hook was surgically removed and the gull made it through the night an important milestone in this kind of injury. Once you get the hook out, thats not the end of the road; thats not the hardest part, said Bast. He still had a long way to go. The incision looked good the next day and staff took precautions to go easy on the gulls stomach. He was tube-fed fish slurry. He remained on two antibiotics, pain meds, and subcutaneous fluids as long as he required supportive post-surgery care. About five days after his surgery, the gull started eating solid food in the form of smelt and super worms. Still, antibiotics were continued through the 26th or about 10 days post-surgery. His sutures were removed two days after completion of antibiotics. Two days after finishing all medications, the gull headed outside to CROWs shorebird cage during the day for what Bast calls day camp. But because of the location of his surgery, the doctor had to pluck feathers on the birds abdomen, so staff was worried about the gull getting cold if he couldnt thermoregulate properly. He was taken inside at night and returned to the ICU to avoid any problems maintaining his body temperature. Then we basically were feeding him, cleaning him, giving him supportive care until his feathers grew back in, said Bast.continued on page 31 The radiograph of the second bird shows almost the same circumstances a hook in his stomach that must be surgically removed to save his life The hook the first gull swallowed is obvious in this radiograph. Note the size of the hook compared to the size of the bird


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201128 Plant SmartThe Home Landscape, A Creative Endeavorby Gerri ReavesWhen Suzanne Sutton and Jerry Haberle planned the landscape for their new Fort Myers home in 2003, they had a list of priorities based on years of maintaining large yards. Overall, they wanted a low-maintenance landscape that featured mostly native species. Other goals were to minimize the square footage of grass and include only trees no bigger than patio size. Water conservation was a criterion, too, so they coordinated the irrigation zones with the water requirements of species, many of which are drought-tolerant. Other considerations in choosing plants were color and wildlife friendliness. Those principles made many of the choices for them. Palm trees were out, Sutton said, because even one fallen frond makes an otherwise well-maintained landscape look messy. Natives like seagrapes (Coccoloba uvifera) were out, too, because they are not small-leaved and self-mulching. After years of maintaining yards in Southwest Florida, they knew how much of the work to do themselves and when to let the professionals step in. They also did their homework and approached the project well-armed with resources like the Southern Living Landscape book, the main source for design The result of knowledgeable planning a lovely low-maintenance landscape photo by Gerri Reaves In addition to being wildlife-friendly, the plants in this backyard form a natural privacy buffer from the golf course photo by Gerri Reaves G R I L LR A W B A RSEAFOOD IF OUR SEAFOOD WERE ANY FRESHER, WE WOULD BE SERVING IT UNDER WATERSantiva472-5353Sanibel472-6939Bokeelia283-5959Fort Myers476-9000 MEET AND GREET THE EVERBLADES The Florida Everblades Team will be at the Lazy Flamingo Fort Myers location on Tuesday, November 15 from 5 to 7 p.m., 12951 McGregor Boulevard. Stop by and meet the team, have some of our famous wings and an ice cold beer! Saturday Night, November 19 is Sanibel Night Eats & Seats Packages Available 2 End Zone Seats & 2 $10 Gift Cards. Visit florideverblades.com for more information.


29 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011concepts. Waterwise, South Florida Landscapes (free from the South Florida Water Management District) was very useful for choosing appropriate plant species. They let the landscape contractor do the basic work, and they supplemented it over time. What are the advantages of taking charge of your landscape design besides the sheer fun of it? Haberle actually enjoys doing his own yard work, which he describes as more recreation than labor. He mows the lawn in only 20 minutes using a self-propelled mulching mower. Their plan has also saved them money in a number of ways. Once the landscape was established, they no longer had to buy mulch, because the mower makes mulch of what they prune. Plants such as Simpson stoppers and wild coffee reseed reduced the need to buy new plants. Their yard attracts birds and butterflies galore. Cottontail rabbits, armadillos, and even gopher tortoise frequent the yard, where native plants provide both food and cover. Northern cardinals and mockingbirds particularly like the mature wax myrtle (Myrica cerifera) shrubs for nesting. The rabbits like the low-growing non-native juniper (Juniperus chinensis parsonii) for cover, and the firebushes (Hamelia patens) attract butterflies and rubythroated hummingbirds. Sutton and Haberle have succinct advice for anyone embarking on such a project: educate yourself about landscaping, get professional advice, but maintain control of the project. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, low-maintenance South Florida landscape. Turtle TracksThe Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation is sponsoring Turtle Tracks at the Nature Center at 9 a.m. on Thursdays. This interpretive program delves into the life cycle of the sea turtles that nest on the beaches. Participants start at the turtle exhibit and marine touch tank to learn about the life cycle of the loggerhead and then go to a beach site to discuss their nesting habitat and other fascinating marine life. Cost for this program is $5 for adults and free for children; a beach parking fee of $2 per car is necessary at the beach site. The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation monitors the sea turtle nests on Sanibel and Captiva. If you have questions about the Turtle Tracks program or the sea turtle research program, call the foundations Nature Center at 472-2329. Caloosahatchee Oxbow And Riverlore Cruises ReturnJoin the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation for a riverboat adventure on the Oxbow and Riverlore Cruise to experience the historical Caloosahatchee on November 25, the Friday after Thanksgiving. This guided monthly cruise explores the meanders of the historic upriver Caloosahatchee. It follows the river back to a time when a waterfall served as the headwaters of the Caloosahatchee and settlers braved living amongst the wilderness. The 2.5-hour adventure begins by locking through the WP Franklin Lock in Olga. Heading east toward Alva, the cruise enters the historic bends of the river and revisits the activities of the pioneers who traveled the same river to find paradise. Stories of the settlements and their adventures are blended with an understanding of the rivers oxbows, the wild creatures that call it home and the challenges the river faces. The tour is guided by Rae Ann Wessel, a river researcher, long-time river advocate, historian and SCCF Natural Resource Policy Director. The vessel is the stable and spacious 47-passenger Manatee Rover pontoon boat that features daily manatee tours. All seats have a great view for photographs and bird watching. Cruises depart at 1 p.m. from the WP Franklin Lock and Dam off State Route 80 in Olga. Cruise dates for the rest of this year are: Friday, November 25; Sunday December 11; and the following Sundays in 2012: January 22, February 12, March 11, April 15, and Mothers Day, May 13. Cruises return by 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person, with payment due at time of reservation. The names of all passengers must be provided at the time of reservation. Call SCCF at 472-2329. Note that reservations must be made by Wednesday, November 23 for the November 25 cruise, as space is limited. Devils Elbow on the Caloosahatchee $7 Value Lunch10 Items to Choose From! Includes Drink!(Must Present This Ad) HERE! Find Us on Facebook


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31 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 From page 26Laughing GullsOn October 25, the patient was flying really well, his feathers had grown back to the point where he could maintain his body temperature, and he was ready to go home. He was released back to Lovers Key where he came from, Bast said. I wasnt there, but I was told he flew right off. But not even two weeks later, CROW received another laughing gull from Blind Pass even worse than the first one. He had monofilament tangled around his neck and left wing, Bast said. Fishing line was also around his mouth and going into his mouth again a sign that theres a hook somewhere. While some hooks will get caught on the lips or in the mouths of gulls, others are swallowed because a fish is attached and then the real problems start. The first order of business in this case was to remove the fishing line from around the wing and the neck, then to tape part of it to the beak to prevent the hook from going further down the birds digestive tract. You never want to cut the line completely, said Bast. She thought this bird had probably picked up hooks that were lying on the beach. Its a common thing we see here, she said. In this case, the fishing line around the gulls mouth also caused injuries. How can CROW determine how long the bird has been entangled or hooked? You can get a good idea if the wound is old based on the birds condition, said Bast. If theyve been down for a while, they havent been eating well and you can feel their muscle has wasted away. Also, their keel (equivalent to the sternum in humans) is more prominent/easier to feel upon physical exam because the muscle has wasted away. X-rays showed, like the first bird, that a hook was in the ventriculus so the same pre-op care was begun. CROW relief vet Eileen Rowan performed the surgery to remove the hook. The gull survived the big hurdle of that first night post-op and staff commenced supportive care. Four days post-op, the gull was eating solid food on his own. We were still treating wounds on the side of his mouth. Some of the tissue was actually dying off and had to be debrided. Underneath was healthy tissue, so it was okay and he was healing nicely, Bast said. His sutures were removed on the 15th, 10 days post-op, but the antibiotics were continued a little longer because of his mouth wounds. He was on antibiotics for a total of 2 weeks. By this time, he was getting pretty rambunctious, Bast stated. He still needed antibiotics, but he didnt think so. He was able to go into the shorebird cage and stay through the night because he hadnt had as many feathers plucked and thermoregulation was not an issue. Soon he was flying really well and was released back at Blind Pass on the 25th. Theyre usually pretty good at telling you when theyre ready to move on to the next stage of care, Bast said. They cant actually speak but they do certain things that let you know. Bast warns that birds and sea turtles, too cannot survive with fish hooks inside them. Theyll either starve or die of infection, she said. Here are some tips that will help avoid these serious injuries if everyone follows them: If you see hooks on the beach, pick them up; dispose of them in PVC pipes provided in almost all fishing areas. Do not cut the fishing line. If the bird is entangled, cut just enough so he is not in distress, then if you can, tape the end of the line to the birds beak. This prevents the hook from traveling deeper into the birds digestive tract. CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.) is a nonprofit wildlife hospital providing veterinary care for native and migratory wildlife from the Gulf Coast of Florida. The hospital accepts patients seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mail donations to PO Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. Visit www.crowclinic.org or call 472-3644. CROW has collected all this fishing material from inside its patients, Help avoid animal injuries by cleaning up after yourself THANKSGIVING DAY | | | | T Y OU KNOW US AS THE C ROWS N EST. N OVEMBER 24 KNOW US BY ANOTHER BIRD. N OT ONLY DO WE MAKE EVERY NIGHT SPECIAL. W E MAKE SPECIALS EVERY NIGHT


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201132 Restaurant | Catering | Market | Open 7 days a week DINE: 11 a.m. 9 p.m. | SHOP: 11 a.m. 9 p.m.ShoalsWineBar.comFresh Fare, Local air.17650 San Carlos Blvd. Ft. Myers, FL 33931239.482.6765 Beach Cleanup At Picnic IslandThe Keep Lee County Beautiful Marine Cleanup is an annual event during which volunteers go out to various locations by boats, kayaks, canoes, jet skis and anything else that floats, to remove monofilament fishing line and other harmful debris from the mangrove areas of Lee County. Due to the focus on fishing line, the project committee has dubbed the cleanup Monofilament Madness. It is hoped that through educational awareness, the people who are causing the problem will be reached and their behavior modified so that, among other reasons, wildlife will be spared agonizing deaths from entanglement in monofilament fishing line. On October 30, volunteers from Edison State College, Fort Myers and Sanibel joined Adventures in Paradises Captain Bob Spriggs at Port Sanibel Marina where everyone boarded the Sun Princess and cruised out to Picnic Island where the cleaning collection got under way. Trash, from bed mattresses to miles of monofilament line, filled the receptacles. Cleaning Picnic Island is a passion at Adventures in Paradise. We want to always do our part in helping keep our wildlife safe and in a clean environment as well as assist everyone lucky enough to get out to Picnic Island in enjoying a clean island, said Evelyn Stewart of Adventures in Paradise. Between three collection locations, there were a total of 175 volunteers who helped gather more than 1,400 pounds of litter, debris, and monofilament fishing line. The ultimate goal, of course, is to eliminate the monofilament and trash problem, and the success of attaining that goal will be measured by the lack of the problem. Until then, the cleanups success is measured by the growing awareness and willingness of hundreds of volunteers to dedicate a Sunday to the cause. Students from Edison State College and other volunteers teamed up with Adventures in Paradise to clean up the beachesFrom page 17CROWs Giving Tree FestivalFor 2012, we have needs for new surgical equipment in our clinic, we want to focus on medical research, and improve our student programming, All of these needs require money and we hope the Giving Tree event will continue to be a source of those funds. We cant thank our sponsors and supporters enough for their generosity every year. The Giving Tree Festival has limited seating so call for reservations at 3950031 to attend and give the gift that makes a difference all year. Tickets are $100 per person and more information is available online at www.crowclinic.org Ornaments created by the students FISH HAPPENS! Serving 1 pm 8 pm Celebrating 32 Years of Fresh FishComplete Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings $16 Prime Rib (while it lasts) $19 Call for Reservation703 Tarpon Bay Rd 472-3128 Serving 5-9:30pm 7 Days "Wi-Fi" On The Deck! Football is Back, Back Back! at\ OPEN WEEKENDS 11:30am FRIDAY NIGHT LOBSTAH SPECIAL!$19.00 while they last Oyster Samplers Nightly EARLY BIRDS EARLY BIRDS $13 13 5-6pm Nightly 5-6pm Nightly OPEN THANKSGIVINGHAPPY HOURS HAPPY HOURS 4-6pm 4-6pm & & 10pm Close 10pm Close (Sat & Sun-11:30am-6pm MNF Kickoffclose)DOMESTIC BUCKETS $11 IMPORT BUCKETS $13 OPEN THANKSGIVING AT NOONTURKEY PLATE-$12 PRIME RIB-$14


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201134 Castnet Rodeo At The Bait BoxEvery child won a prize for competing in the 18th Annual Esperanza Woodring Memorial Cast Net Rodeo on Saturday, November 5. Free lessons and demonstrations were offered, along with refreshments, music, and a raffle. All proceeds benefit START (Solutions to Avoid Red Tide. My mom (Esperanza) would be very pleased to know that we are trying to find a solution to red tide, said Ralph Woodring. Esperanza, an island icon, was an excellent cast-netter and made her living for many years catching fish and bait. She used to make and mend her own cast nets and also purchased the property and set up The Bait Box, where the rodeo is held. She loved children and babysat many an island youngster. Its part of her legacy, Ralph Woodring said. Jacob Atkinson preparing his cast Ben Arensman preparing for his throw Jackie Rios is getting ready for her throw Jacob Atkinson in mid-throw; looking good Ten gallon hats; Jacob Atkinson, Sam Arensman and Jackie Rios Sam Arensman casting his net to try to catch moving tennis balls Jackie Rios and Hannah Carrol having fun in the sun waiting their turn Nickie Ashton, Jacob Atkinson, Sam Arensman and Jackie Rios Left to right: Preston Towle, Carson Towle, Jacob Atkinson, Jackie Rios, Sam Arensman and Hannah Carrol Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201136 Voted BEST OF THE ISLANDSSpecials Every Day What Would You Ask For?submitted by Jenna Sullivan, Sanibel Sea SchoolWhen parents ask their son what he wants to do for his 7th birthday, they might have a few possibilities in mind perhaps a trip to a roller rink or a pizza parlor, or maybe to see a movie. But for TJ and Catherine from Kansas City, the answer from their son Tripp was as determined as it was unique: Tripp wanted to go back to Sanibel Sea School to learn about fish. In a climate where kids are expected to try to avoid school on their birthdays, we felt very honored to have Tripp and his little brother Jack decide to attend our fish class. The two brothers had already attended Sea School earlier in the week to learn about crabs we took advantage of low tides associated with the new moon to check out the crabs at Bunche Beach and were rewarded with the discovery of a really huge horseshoe crab in the wrack line. We were all thrilled to have the boys, along with their dad and grandfather, back for another ocean adventure. On his birthday, Tripp was the most successful fisherman weve ever seen at Colony Beach. And it wasnt just birthday luck Tripp is a seining wizard. He kept the bottom of the seine net close to the sand to prevent fish from escaping, held the pole at the exact right angle to keep the fish in the net, and braved the waves to stand in the perfect spot. We caught pinfish and sardines, whole schools of tiny baitfish, two aggressive juvenile permits that swam indignantly around our bucket probably around 30 fish in all. We got down low in the sand and peered into the see-through bucket, checking out and discussing the different advantages of all the diverse colors, fin shapes, lateral lines, and behaviors of our fish. Finally, we tipped the bucket over and watched our new friends swim free back into the Gulf of Mexico. No one wanted to leave the beach when it was time to go. For Tripp, going to the beach with his dad, grandfather, brother, and Sanibel Sea School was the best birthday present ever (this from a boy who was getting to go to Legoland the very next day). It doesnt often seem to be the case, in the mind of a seven-year-old boy, that engaging in an educational course is considered as much fun as a trip to Legoland. But when education is coupled with adventures in nature, and the excitement is shared with family members and friends, it can lead to an experience as thrilling as any birthday present. Our advice to all parents is simple: wherever you are, however you can, take your kids out in nature. Dont just buy them the newest gadget give them the gift of the ocean (or the forest, or the park down the street). The way they respond might be surprising.Sanibel Sea School is a 501(c)3 dedicated to a world in which all people value, understand and care for the ocean. Visit us in person or at sanibelseaschool.org. Tripp poses with a permit before quickly returning the fish to gulf waters as his brother Jack looks on Grab A Seat And Enjoy The Show The CROW Picture Show offers an insiders 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 Floridas 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 percent 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 CROW fellow Hilaire Sampson, a senior at Wichita State University who is majoring in biology. Sampson will be working and learning at CROW until the end of this year and plans to become a veterinarian. The CROW Picture Show is presented each Friday at 11 a.m. in the CROW Healing Winds Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission for adults is $5, teens are $3, and free for members and children 12 and under. Admission includes the presentation, plus the opportunity to explore CROWs hands-on educational facility and become familiar with its efforts to save wildlife through compassion, care and education. For more information, call 472-3644, ext. 231. To learn more about CROW, visit www.crowclinic.org. CROW injured gopher tortoise grazing under supervision photos courtesy of CROW CROW gopher tortoise baby bandaged


37 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 Concert Kicks Off Live Jazz And Pop SeasonBIG ARTS in Sanibel has announced its 2011-2012 Live Jazz and Pop season beginning this fall with a special Thanksgiving weekend performance by perennial island favorite Livingston Taylor, who will take the stage Saturday, November 26. The seasons line-up also includes The Mills Brothers (January 14); Sassy, Brassy & Classy: The Songs of Ethel Merman and Mary Martin with Joan Curto (January 19); Five by Design (January 28); Marilyn Maye (February 11); Riders in the Sky (February 18); The Sedaka Show with Jim Van Slyke (March 2); Chaplin: A Life in Concert with David Pomeranz (March 9) and Bay Street Brassworks (March 16). All shows begin at 8 p.m. at BIG ARTS Schein Hall, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. A virtuoso on guitar and piano, Taylor is the musician behind top 40 hits I Will Be In Love with You and Ill Come Running. During the course of his esteemed career in music, he has collaborated with folk legends Carly Simon, Linda Ronstadt and his brother, James, for whom Taylor wrote lyrics for the double Grammy Award-winning album, Hourglass. Tickets to Liv Taylor are $42 loge, $37 floor, and child $15. Livingston Taylor Sponsor is West Gulf Company, LLC. BIG ARTS is now offering online ticket sales for select concerts. You may purchase single event tickets as well as series and subscription tickets at www. BIGARTS.org. Tickets for the following concerts are $47 loge, $42 floor, and child $15. Formed in the late 1920s by four brothers from Piqua, Ohio, The Mills Brothers are the recipients of a Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement and are best known for their hits Tiger Rag, Cab Driver and Glow Worm. Curto comes to the island from Chicago, where the success of her one-woman show of classics from the celebrated catalogues of Broadway legends Ethel Merman and Mary Martin has earned her an After Dark Award for Outstanding Cabaret Artist. The Chicago Tribune calls Curtos Sassy, Brassy & Classy an uncommonly effective homage. Combining warm, well-rounded vocals with vintage fashion and a touch of comedy, Five By Designs latest show, Cool and Swingin, is set in the format of a radio broadcast and reflects on the career of group member and alto sax legend Richie Cole. Maye returns to BIG ARTS by popular demand to entertain audiences with her amazing vocal dexterity and boundless energy. A recent New York Times continued on page 38 Livingston Taylor photo by Albie Colantonio Cabaret Singer Joan Curto Ritchie Cole and Five by Design icecreamchickwingshotdogs burgers freshcut fries shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut res shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut fries shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs Shakes 1528 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL 472-8686OPEN 11 AM 9 PMChar-grilled Natural Casing Hot Dogs Fresh Cut Fries Juicy Hand Patted Burgers Thick MilkshakesPIZZA IS HERE!The original one & only established in 1998 All special offers good with ad, one per customer, coupons not good in conjunction with any other offer or coupon, tax and gratuity added before discounts. $1695 $1995ALL-YOU-CAN-EATSPECIALSMONDAY NIGHT PRIME RIB includes baked potato and grilled vegetablesFISH FRY EVERY DAY Noon til closeincludes French fries and corn on the cobISLAND SHRIMP Noon til closeMix n match coconut fried or grilled includes French Fries and corn on the cob$1795 KIDS EAT FREEWith the purchase of one $15.95 and up entree Kids (10 and under) receive one free kids meal. Not valid with any other promotion or discount, Must present ad.BEST KIDS MENU, BEST SELECTION Original Island Eatery Best Deal on the Island2330 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel Island239-395-2300www.HungryHeron.com 10% OFF FOODLunch or Dinner Everyday THANKSGIVING Bountiful BuffetNo Coupons Or Discounts AcceptedNow Taking Reservations$1695adults$995kidsThursday, November 24th Starting at 12:30 p.m. FRIDAY LOBSTER FEASTWhole Maine LobsterLimited Availability


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201138 From page 37Concert Kicks Off Live Jazz And Pop Seasonreview declared, As Marilyn Maye threaded her way from the stage through a packed house of cheering admirers, I overheard comparisons to Judy Garlands 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall. Known for their rich blend of Western harmony and unique sense of humor, Riders in the Sky is a two-time Grammy Award-winning group that has captivated audiences of all ages across the country for more than three decades. The group has made 700 separate appearances at Nashvilles Grande Ole Opry and is best known to younger audiences for their performance of Woodys Roundup in Toy Story 2. Award-winning singer/songwriter Jim Van Slyke performs all the hits from the distinguished catalogue of Neil Sedaka in his critically acclaimed Sedaka Show. The show has even attracted the attention of its inspiration: Sedaka joined Van Slyke onstage for duet performances in New York City, San Francisco, and Hollywood. Sedakas hits include Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen, and Your Precious Love. David Pomeranzs Chaplin: A Life in Concert is a musical dramatization of the life story of Charlie Chaplin, of which famed American singer and pianist Michael Feinstein calls, an imaginative, emotional and inspiring journey that leaves the audience walking on air. Bay Street Brassworks delights audiences by performing a variety of musical genres, from classical to show tunes and swing to Dixieland. The Brassworks have performed opening ceremonies at National League baseball games and are the Grand Prize winners of the 2003 New York Brass Conference International Brass Quintet Competition. Riders in the Sky FIND US American/Italian Cuisine at a ordable prices! 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BIG ARTS Visual Arts Committee Co-Chair To Speak At First Art League Meeting Of The YearThe co-chairperson of the BIG ARTS Visual Arts Committee, Deborah Butler, will open the 2011-2012 season of the Sanibel Captiva Art League on Thursday, November 17, at 1:30 at the Sanibel Community Center 2173 Periwinkle Way. Refreshments will be served. Butler will give a short talk on the color red and its use in art. Butler received her degree in English from Florida State University and returned to school to obtain a further degree in Art History. She is a retired professor of Art History and Humanities at Edison State College in Fort Myers. She led college students on summer tours to the cultural centers of Europe for 17 years. For the past two years she has conducted popular classes at the BIG ARTS Winter Academy, called The Story of Art and The Changing Story of Art. She is also an artist. The use of red in paintings is a constant issue for painters. A warm and advancing color, it is the color of passion and danger, and a favorite of graphic artists and commercial designers. It is the theme for the leagues open juried show, called A Touch of Red, to be held at BIG ARTS in 2012. This meeting is open to the public. The Sanibel Captive Art League meets on the third Thursday of every month at the Community Center. For information about the league, log onto the league website at sancapart.com. From page 1CROW Challenge GrantWe are making this challenge grant to encourage others to support CROWs efforts to save wildlife, said Wayne Boyd. Linda and I want to encourage new members to join and current members make a year-end donation. CROW President John Schubert added, We are deeply honored and appreciative of the decision by Linda and Wayne to make this challenge to our supporters. Anyone making a gift can now double the impact of their donation and make it possible for us to save wildlife through compassion, care and education. Anyone wishing to take advantage of the Linda and Wayne Boyd Challenge Grant can do so by making their contribution payable to CROW, PO Box 150, Sanibel, FL, 33957, and writing Boyd Challenge on the memo line of the check, or donations may be made online at www.crowclinic.org by using PayPal or a credit card. From page 1City Hall Veterans DayDepartment Color Guard supervised by Sgt. Anthony Thompson Pledge Of Allegiance and National Anthem Douglas Quelch Invocation by Reverend Clarence E. LeMasters, Captain, Chaplain Corps, U.S. Navy (Ret.) Scripture Reading by Rabbi Selwyn Geller, Colonel, Chaplain Corps, USAF (Ret.), Bat Yam Temple of the Islands Recognition of Honored Guests and Dignitaries Mayor Kevin Ruane and Vice Mayor Mick Denham Councilmen Marty Harrity, Jim Jennings, and Doug Congress City Manager Judie Zimomra Remarks by Mayor Ruane Special Poem, written and presented by Dean Drobnyk and Danny Shuster of the City of Sanibel Recreation Department Afterschool Program Sanibel/Captiva Campaign, Ted Tyson and Kim Gaide Introduction of Guest Speaker, Douglas Quelch Veterans Day Address, Brigadier General John Bathke, AUS (Ret.) Sing Along Sing along with Fred Nordstrom in the singing of patriotic songs Music Maestro Donald Knowland conducting Sanibels Community Band Veterans and Veterans Friends Remembrances, Douglas Quelch Taps And In Memoriam, Gary Eertmoed and Steve Mondora, members of the Community Band


39 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 BIG ARTS Opera And Ballet In Cinema Series Presents ToscaBIG ARTS is launching the Opera and Ballet in Cinema Series this fall, a program that will stream live and pre-recorded performances via satellite from the worlds most distinguished venues directly to Schein Performance Hall. The series is a joint venture with Emerging Cinemas, the largest all-digital theater network in the U.S. The seasons line-up includes Tosca (November 17 at 7 p.m.), Don Giovanni (December 7 at noon), Cendrillon (January 12 at 7 p.m.), Il trittico (February 9 at 7 p.m.), Le Corsaire (March 11 at 11 a.m.), and Rigoletto (April 17 time TBA). All performances are $20, excluding Don Giovanni and Rigoletto at $25. Students and children (17 and under) are free. Set in Rome in 1800 during Napoleons invasion of Italy, Puccinis Tosca is a melodramatic, three-act opera featuring some of the composers best-known lyrical arias. Its dramatic force continues today as one of the worlds most frequently performed and revered operas. Tosca was captured live from The Royal Opera House in London. BIG ARTS has upgraded its digital projection system this season and installed a Paragon Electriscreen and a new satellite receiver dish. All Emerging Pictures Opera and Ballet in Cinema will be presented in surround sound and hi-definition. The digital projection system will deliver outstanding clarity; it is the same equipment used by the studios at Pixar, NFL, Sony, NASA, and Disney. Nearly 100 arts institutions, media arts centers and independent art houses across the nation are connected by Emerging Cinemas through state-of-the-art digital technology that enables these venues to exhibit exclusive independent cinema, documentaries, arts programming and foreign language films. BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall is located at 900 Dunlop Road. Series Sponsor is The Sanctuary Golf Club. To learn more about the Opera and Ballet in Cinema Series at BIG ARTS, as well as information about membership, workshops and upcoming events, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, call 395-0900, email info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Scene from Tosca photo credit Catherine Ashmore Scene from Tosca photo credit Catherine Ashmore E E njoy Beachfront Casual Dining Located inside the Historic Island Inn 3111 W. Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Andrea is back! The best view on Sanibel! Enjoy our full bar and lounge! Call for reservations (239) 472-4559 :: Visit us at www.TraditionsOnTheBeach.com Join us Join us Join us for Island Music, Caribbean menu specials for Island Music, Caribbean menu specials for Island Music, Caribbean menu specials and a fashion show by Aqua during dinner! and a fashion show by Aqua during dinner! and a fashion show by Aqua during dinner! Live Entertainment! R estaurant, Full Bar and Lounge Caribbean Night featuring Aqua Swimwear Friday, November 18th at Traditions on the Beach! We will be giving away fabulous prizes including: $500 gift card to Aqua Dinner for 2 at Traditions + 1 night stay at the Island Inn Bottle of Dom Perignon Champagne PLUS Gift Bags and Discounts to Aqua for all guests! Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201140 GROG SHOP Your One-Stop for WINE SPIRITS LIQUEURS CIGARS GIFT ITEMS One of the Best Selections of Domestic and Imported Wines on the West CoastBest Liquor Selection on the IslandsSpecial Orders and Case Discounts Walk-in HumidorGreat Selection of Cigars and Accessories No need to leave the island... it's all right here!Bailey's Shopping Center (just right of the hardware store) Corner of Periwinkle and Tarpon Bay 472-1682Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Sun. noon 7 p.m.750 ml. or larger purchase must include at least 2 different participating brands. While supply lasts. MENAGE A TROIS Red & White Blend Chardonnay & Rose 750 ml. 750 ml. $9.99 Lindemans Chardonnay & Shiraz Lindemans Chardonnay & Shiraz 750 ml. 750 ml. SALE $6.99 SALE $6.99SAVE UP TO $30 by mail Dewars Scotch $27.99 Grey Goose Vodka $31.99 Bombay Sapphire Gin $26.99 Bacardi Rum Gold or Light $14.99 Buy 2 brands, get $10 Buy 3 brands, get $20 Buy all 4, get $30 FISH HAPPENS! Serving 1 pm 8 pm Celebrating 32 Years of Fresh FishComplete Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings $16 Prime Rib (while it lasts) $19 Call for Reservation703 Tarpon Bay Rd 472-3128 Serving 5-9:30pm 7 Days "Wi-Fi" On The Deck! Football is Back, Back Back! at\ OPEN WEEKENDS 11:30am FRIDAY NIGHT LOBSTAH SPECIAL!$19.00 while they last Oyster Samplers Nightly EARLY BIRDS EARLY BIRDS $13 13 5-6pm Nightly 5-6pm Nightly OPEN THANKSGIVINGHAPPY HOURS HAPPY HOURS 4-6pm 4-6pm & & 10pm Close 10pm Close (Sat & Sun-11:30am-6pm MNF Kickoffclose)DOMESTIC BUCKETS $11 IMPORT BUCKETS $13 OPEN THANKSGIVING AT NOONTURKEY PLATE-$12 PRIME RIB-$14 Journey To An Exhibition Reception Take 2: Journey to an Exhibition artists reception was held in BIG ARTS Founders Gallery, 900 Dunlop Road, Friday, October 28. Nationally known fine arts impressionist painter Pat Dunn created oil paintings that feature artists painting en plein air, landscapes, and portraits. Sculptor Yuri Tarnawiecki used silversmith processes to create sculptures in stainless steel. The exhibit is a celebration of the pairs lifetime journey to becoming artists. Exhibit open through Tuesday, November 29. Founders Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Journey to an Exhibition exhibit is supported by Visual Arts Patron Season Sponsors Deborah and John La Gorce. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event and performer information including links to artists sites. It All Started in Paris, oil on canvas by Pat Dunn Sculptor Yuri Tarnawiecki Painter Pat Dunn Call To Artists For Ornament Exhibit And SaleBIG ARTS invites artists to prepare entries for the Merry, Artsy Holiday Ornament Exhibit and Sale, which will run Saturday, December 3 through Saturday, January 14 in Founders Gallery. Entries must be delivered to BIG ARTS on Thursday, December 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. More information about this exhibit is available at BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, and online at www.BIGARTS.org. Artists may enter up to five lightweight tree ornaments; two wreaths no more than 24 inches in diameter; two wall or pedestal pieces that must fit into a 12-inch square; or any combination of these that does not exceed each category limit. The number of total possible entries an artist may submit, therefore, is nine. There is no submission fee to participate. All submitted ornaments and decorations must be work not previously exhibited at BIG ARTS and must be available for purchase. Merry, Artsy Holiday Ornament Exhibit & Sale is supported by Visual Arts Patron Season Sponsors June Rosner and Russ Bilgore. For information, call 395-0900.


41 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 Dancing With The Islands Star Nicole McHaleEach week The Sanibel Community Association will be submitting a profile of one of its six contestants for this years Dancing with the Islands Stars. One of the islands favorite annual events, Dancing with the Islands Stars will be entering its third season. The two-day event at The Community House begins with a rehearsal night Friday, January 27, and is followed by the gala on Saturday, January 28. Tickets go on sale Thursday, December 1, at 9 a.m. This week, meet the first of six dancers, Nicole McHale. Born in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, McHale has lived on Sanibel for 15 years. Married to James, she is also the mother of two: Alexis, a graduate of the University of Florida; and Tajana, who is currently attending The University of South Florida. Both are graduates of The Sanibel School. McHale is an active volunteer on Sanibel as she has assisted the Sanibel Community Association, BIG ARTS, and FISH and holds memberships to The Sanctuary Golf Club, St. Isabels Church, The Sanibel Public Library, and The Southwest Florida Corvette Club. McHale has begun rehearsals at the Fred Astaire Studio in Fort Myers, working on her routine with professional dance partner Russell Perkins, a veteran who paired up last year with Maureen Valiquette and secured The Peoples Choice Award. Vote for McHale, or any of the other contestants as funds raised for Dancing with the Islands Stars benefit The Community House. Tickets for both the rehearsal day scheduled for January 27 and the event January 28 go on sale Thursday, December 1. To track McHales progress along with the other dancers Raynauld Bentley, Katie Gardenia, Dr. Edward Lamotta, Phaidra McDermott, and Shara Weaver visit online at www.sanibelcommunityassociation.net. English Country DancingLearn the social dances of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (year-round), at the Wa-ke Hatchee Recreation Center, 16760 Bass Road, Fort Myers, phone 432-2154. Dress is casual; wear flat shoes with non-slip soles and no flip-flops. Partners are not necessary and beginners are welcome. This family-friendly even has live music. Lessons are free after a one-time payment of $10 which covers lifetime membership to Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreation Center. Contact Gillian Carney, 603-9828, email fortmyersdancers@hotmail. com, website http://dancefl.us/ecd/ FtMyersECD.shtml. Island star Nicole McHale with professional partner Russell Perkins ZAGATZAGAT.COMRated by: Follow us on acebook Island Mojito! tag reader applicationMicrosoft Yucatan Shrimp! Santa FestWa-Ke Hatchee Recreation Center is hosting the 5th Annual Santa Fest, Saturday December 10, from 10 a.m. to noon. Join them for a fun-filled morning of holiday cheer, including holiday crafts, cookie decorating, snacks and a chance to see the jolly ol man himself. Bring a camera for great photo opportunities. Admission is $5 per child. For more information, contact Doreen Baranski at 432-2154. Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreation Center is located at 16760 Bass Road in Fort Myers.


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201142 Southwest Florida Symphony Pops Season Opens The Southwest Florida Symphony will present the opening pops concert of the 2011-12 season, The American Songbook, on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, at 8 p.m. at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. Guest vocalists Destan Owens and Sarah Pfisterer will join the orchestra under the direction of Music Director Michael Hall in a program of music from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley. The program will include works by Arlen, Berlin, Ellington, Gershwin, Kern, Mercer, Porter, Rodgers, Hart and Hammerstein. Destan Owens is an Oklahoma native with a B.A. in musical theater from Oklahoma City University. He has appeared as soloist with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and as a member of Broadway Inspirational Voices and has performed in film and on stage. Sarah Pfisterer has played over 1,000 performances in the role of Christine in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway and across the country. A Metropolitan Opera semi-finalist, she has worked with conductors such as Michael Tilson Thomas and John McGlinn and did a recording of Jerome Kerns Oh Boy in London under the direction of McGlinn. She has appeared on The Today Show and The Rosie ODonnell Show. In addition to numerous commercials and industrial films, she is featured in the music video Beggars Waltz. This concert is sponsored by a generous gift from Charles B. Munsch. The Southwest Florida Symphony offers single tickets to its performances at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, starting at $20. Tickets are available at the Symphony Box office at 12651 McGregor Boulevard, Building 4-403 in Fort Myers, by calling 418-1500 or online at www.swflso.org The Southwest Florida Symphony also offers subscription packages at substantial savings over the single ticket prices. Flex ticket packages are also available. A Moment Backstage Sanibel resident Sally-Jane Heit saw Hugh Jackmans one-man show on Broadway this fall, and had the opportunity to meet him backstage. Heit, a singer, actor and author, is a native of New York City. Parrot Key Caribbean Grill Corvette ShowParrot Key Caribbean Grill is revving up to host a series of Corvette shows on the second Sunday of each month beginning November 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. Corvette owners will have a chance to flex their muscle cars, and visitors will have the opportunity to see up-close some of the areas foremost American sports cars. There is no entry to peruse the show, and Corvette owners are encouraged to bring their cars to be a part of the experience. This car show is the premiere gathering for Corvette owners and enthusiasts. says Brian DeMartinis, general manager for Parrot Key. If you are passionate about Corvettes or if you just like to have a good time, we invite you to come out and take advantage of this opportunity to see an amazing collection of cars from classics to new models on display. Live music, food and drink specials will be offered along with a number of door prizes for participating display cars including trips to Key West aboard the Key West Express, Pirate Cruise tickets and gift certificates for Parrot Key and Big Game Waterfront Grill. During each show, Corvettes will be judged with a chance to win prizes in multiple age categories, as well as a Peoples Choice winner, and a random drawing. Parrot Key will also continue to host its monthly Caribbean Cruisin Car Shows on the first Monday of the month, from 5 to 8 p.m. During these shows, people can see anything from old Model Ts to Studebakers, GTOs, hot rods and everything in between. Make Your Reservation Now For Thanksgiving Make Your Reservation Now For Thanksgiving Gobble Up Aton Sanibel 1231 Middle Gulf Drive 1231 Middle Gulf Drive (next door to Holiday Inn) (next door to Holiday Inn) 472-4646 472-4646 Serving Serving Hours: Hours: 4pm 8:30pm 4pm 8:30pm SPECIAL SPECIAL MENU MENU ENTREES ENTREES Starting at Starting at $ $ 15. 15. 95 95 395-BODY (2639) GLENN BAILEYOwner Request Free Estimate at Visit us at Service, Quality, IntegrityProviding Follow us on Facebook at To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


43 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 Make the 2011 holiday season extra special by enjoying weekend festivities on memorable Captiva during its four-week-long Captiva Holiday Village festivities, Thanksgiving weekend, through Saturday, December 17. Each event weekend will be a themed, fun-filled extravaganza of sight and sound, set against the backdrop of the Gulf of Mexico and nightly sunsets. Visitors to Captiva during Captiva Holiday Village weekends will be able to take advantage of everything from street dancers and fireworks to live concerts, a decorated golf cart parade, a lighted boat parade and the Marching Mullet Parade all of which will take place in Captivas Village Center where its one-of-a-kind colorful restaurants and shops will be festively lighted and decorated. A feature of this years Captiva Holiday Village is community Chautauqua, offering educational and entertaining workshops, boat cruises, and natural history talks. In addition to Holiday Village festivities, the island offers easy access to an abundance of water sports: kayaking, guided fishing, parasailing, wildlife cruises to outer islands and world-renowned shelling. For a list of events, visit www.CaptivaHolidayVillage.com. With its pristine beaches and swaying palm trees, Captiva Island is an incredible vacation spot throughout the year, said Jeff Shuff, Tween Waters Inn general manager. When you add in all the fun with these four spectacular holiday event weekends, Captiva should be at the top of your holiday must-do list; its going to be one heck of a party this year. Added Captiva Cruises President Paul McCarthy, Captivas a remarkable island village and known as a magnet for creative people. Its famous for its beautiful beaches, wildlife-filled waters, family-friendly atmosphere, and a quirky, relaxed way of life thats very pedestrian-friendly. Captiva is a perfect place to unwind from holiday stress. Captiva resorts, inns, cottages and vacation homes will be offering lodging specials in conjunction with this years 2nd Annual Captiva Holiday Village event. The 2011 event schedule is as follows: Weekend 1 Thanksgiving Weekend Friday, November 25, Fireworks and Tree Lighting at Tween Waters Inn Saturday, November 26, Childrens Classic Holiday Reading and Christmas Tree Lighting at South Seas Island Resort; Sunset Arias on the Beach at Tween Waters Inn Weekend 2 Luminary Islands Weekend Friday, December 2: Captiva Chautauqua, Captiva Mullet March, Sanibel Luminary Saturday, December 3: Captiva Chautauqua, Decorated Golf Cart Parade, Sanibel Community Chorus on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva Luminary Weekend 3 Country Christmas Friday, December 9: Captiva Chautauqua; Sunset Arias Tween Waters Inn; Country Christmas Concert with CMA Hall of Fame artist Charlie McCoy.continue on page 47 Schedule For Captivas Month-Long Holiday Village Weekend Festivities Captivas famous Santa climbing palm Captivas festive lights at Tween Waters with the beautiful Gulf across the street


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201144 ARTREACH Students On Sanibel Produce PaintingsStudents from Sanibel and the nearby area participated in a four-week program on human trafficking prevention at BIG ARTS this fall. They were educated about human trafficking and their own vulnerability to the dangers of trafficking. Girls between the ages of 11 and 15 are the most targeted group by traffickers and cases have been found throughout Lee County. Students heard Mary Lewis, a local social worker who has led human trafficking efforts in Lee County for years and who has worked extensively with youth in Lee County. Along with Nola Theiss, executive director, volunteers from the community including Gari Lewis and Eileen Roberts led the program. Students produced two large paintings which, together with 12 other paintings, will be exhibited at the Unitarian-Universalist Church in Fort Myers in November during the Made By Us Event on November 19. Among Us shows how trafficking exists in our midst but often goes undetected by those who are unaware of the crime, and Priceless shows how the beauty of a young girl is devalued by a society which sees it as a commodity and yet the girl herself is priceless. The class was conducted by Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships (HTAP), a Sanibel-based charity whose mission is to build awareness of modern day slavery and to develop prevention programs which can be shared among the many local coalitions it has helped form across the country. The ARTREACH program is supported by a grant from Zonta Club of SanibelCaptiva and by private donations. The Sanibel ARTREACH program was the fifth ARTREACH program conducted by HTAP in Lee County. Currently HTAP is running two afterschool programs conducted at the Quality Life Center and the Pine Manor Association in Lee County. Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships is currently holding its annual fundraising mail campaign to support awareness and ARTREACH programs. Tax-exempt donations can be sent to HTAP, PO Box 1113, Sanibel, FL 33957. Contact Nola Theiss at 395-2635 or email at nola@humantraffickingawareness.org. ARTREACH paintings Among Us and Priceless Students working on the ARTREACH paintings JACARANDAThe Entertainment Nightly in Sanibels Social Scene1223 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL 472-1771 Happy Apps $5.95Sesame Encrusted Ahi Tuna, Crispy Fried Calamari, Chilled Oysters, Steamed Shrimp, BBQ Beef Satays, Snow Crab Legs, Chicken WingsSanibels Best HAPPY HOUR4 7 p.m. Nightly in the lounge2 for 1 DrinksCall & Well Liquor, Draft Beer Selections, Select House Wine Everyone Deserves A Slice of ParadiseSANIBEL ISLAND, FLPIZZA 5 CRUST STLYES! "Crusty Curl Crust" Sicilian Style Crust (Deep Dish) Canape/Flatbread Crust Gluten Free Crust Parmesan Herb CrustTAKE OUT & DELIVERY ALL DAY! OPEN 11 AM CLOSE 7 DAYSTwo Sanibel Locations FREE DELIVERY1619 Periwinkle Way 472-1581 2496 Palm Ridge Rd. 472-3010/472-1023


45 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 Florida Democratic Party Chair To Be Special Guest On Sunset CruiseThe Democratic Party of Lee County will host a sunset cruise on Pine Island Sound aboard Captiva Cruises Lady Chadwick on Sunday, November 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Watch the dolphins play in their natural habitat as you enjoy hors doeuvres, cocktails and entertainment. The donation is $100 per person. Reservations are required as space is limited. RSVP by credit card through the partys website, www.leecountydems.org, or by mailing a check payable to the Democratic Party of Lee County, 10051 McGregor Boulevard, Suite 104, Fort Myers, FL 33919. Reservations accepted until November 15. The special guests on this cruise will be Rod Smith, chairman of the Florida Democratic Party; and Franklin Sands, state representative. This is a chance to be up close and personal with state party leaders. Check-in and boarding is at 4 p.m. to insure an on-time departure at 4:30 pm. The boat will leave from the dock at McCarthys Marina, 11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, returning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 939-2866 or email leecountydems@gmail.com. Rod Smith Island Democrats: Straight Scoop Fresh From The White HouseEllis Robinson will be the featured speaker at the Democratic Club of the Islands meeting, Thursday, November 17 at 7 p.m., at the Sanibel Public Library (770 Dunlop Road). One hundred community leaders from Florida have been invited to attend a November 10 meeting at the White House. The Office of Public Engagement has been charged by President Obama to provide opportunities for direct dialogue between his administration and the American public. Sanibels own Ellis Robinson is one of the leaders selected to attend. They will meet with senior administration and White House officials to be briefed on Administration priorities including the jobs plan. There will also be the opportunity for Robinson and the others to voice concerns of their fellow Floridians. In the 10 years that Ellis has lived on Sanibel, she has been a strong progressive activist in this community. She is on the board of the Democratic Club of the Islands and is a past member of the executive committee of the Democratic Party of Lee County, having recently served as the Democratic State Committeewoman from Lee County. Robinson is currently the chair of Ruths List Florida, a statewide network connecting and electing women to make progressive change. After Robinson reports on the White House meeting, she will lead a discussion on ways to engage friends and neighbors in talking in a constructive manner about progressive issues and politics. Be prepared for that awkward moment with Uncle Ed at Thanksgiving or the unexpected question from your niece or nephew over the holidays. All members of the Democratic Club of the Islands are strongly encouraged to attend, as are any other area Democrats or Lee County people wishing to get involved in Democratic politics or simply to become better informed about the issues. For more information. contact the DCI at demclubislands@gmail.com. Ellis Robinson Under New Ownership $ 5 99 9 C HEFS CARVING STATION FEATURING : R AW BAR FEATURING : D E SS ERT S G AL O RE FEAT U RIN G ALL THIS FOR ONLY $ 1 6 99 Technology Sessions At The Sanibel LibrarySubmitted by: Cathy CangelosiThe Sanibel Public Library will be offering 15-minute individual instructional sessions for patrons on Fridays in the Technology Area from November 4 through March 30. Qualified, professional staff will be available to patrons wishing assistance with word processing, spreadsheets, downloading photos from a digital camera, computer questions, and email. Stop by the Help Desk to schedule a session. Sessions are limited to one 15-minute session per week per patron. There is no charge for these sessions. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201146 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 The The NFL Ticket NFL Ticket SPECIALS SPECIALS BEER & WINE BEER & WINE 28 BEERS ON TAP! 28 BEERS ON TAP!Check us out Check us out on facebook on facebook In November we will move into the remodeled Arizona Pizza location along with a slightly new name, Sunshine Grille. Chef Tao and Chef Migel will continue to tempt you with their favorate daily specials. Well see you there!Serving 11:00 am 10 pm seven days a week. Happy hour daily with a special bar menu and Live music Reservations accepted. Party rooms for private functions. 239-489-2233. 8700 Gladiolus Drive. (Winkler and Gladiolus) across the street from Sweet Bay. Sunshine Seafood Cafe has a new home...Right next door! ONE LARGE 16 CHEESE PIZZA PIZZA & & 10 10 WINGS WINGS $14.99 Across from CVS in Palm Ridge PlaceDELIVERY AVAILABLE TUE.SAT PM CLOSECALL AHEAD 472-2555~ OPEN ~Mon. 7am-3pm Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 7am-8pm Fri & Sat. 7am-9pm Sun. SeasonalWinner 2010 Taste of the Islands Voted BEST PizzaWe now sell beer!VALID FROM 4-8PM PICK-UP ONLY. TOPPINGS EXTRA, $1 EACH. NOT VALID WITH OTHER COUPONS OR OFFERS. EXPIRES 11/30/11 Upcoming Free Workshop At Hodges UniversityDr. Sidney B. Simon is a worldrenowned educator who volunteers his time in the Center for Lifelong Living (CLL) to provide highlevel educational workshops. Simons programs are free and open to the public. No pre-registration is needed. Values Clarification Are you getting what you want out of life? Do you know where you draw the line? Becoming aware of your values is the key to making wise choices in all aspects of your life. Uncover the hidden beliefs that reveal what matters most to you, how you deal with life-changing conflicts, which choices will make you happiest, what leisure activities provide you with the most pleasure, where you honestly stand on controversial issues, what day-to-day events are likely to make you angry ... excited ... anxious ... confident, how best to motivate yourself, and what beliefs can cause conflict in your family or relationships. This workshop is Friday, November 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hodges Naples Campus Lecture Hall. Dr. Sidney Simon Canine Country ClubDog Daycare for friendly dogs over four months of age who want to socialize, play, exercise and develop positive behaviors.10970 S Cleveland Ave, Ste 301dogsplayhere.com 931-3647 Poetic Voicesselected by Don BrownWar Soldierby Eugene J. MahoneyShattering explosions. Cold. Dirty. Afraid. Moving insecurely from day to day. Eat out. Sleep in. Scream out. Wishing to be anywhere else. Few women to show heroism. Little wine to drink. Precious little song. Rest never normal. Grimy physically and mentally. Home-sickness dulled by danger. Forgotten emotions cringe When called from hiding. Nearly blind to bravery, Death and battlefield waste. God. Let us live another day. This poem is from Mahoneys poetry book, Lite Reed, available from iUniverse.com Eighteen pages are devoted to Sanibel Island. He and his wife Rosemary visited here 15 times in as many years, the perfect place for them to share their interests in watercolor painting and writing. Gene earned two masters degrees from the University of Wisconsin and Marquette University. He served in Korea and Japan as secretary to General Garrison Coverdale. He later taught, trained teachers and became administrator in Milwaukee schools and taught at University of Wisconsin summer schools. He passed away July 20, 2007. He was given full military honors by the Wisconsin National Guard. Top Ten Books On The Island1. Litigators by John Grisham 2. Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda 3. Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh 4. How to Be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway 5. Room by Emma Donoghue 6. Honeymoon Hurricane by Pamela Rowan/Prone Terry 7. City of Thieves by David Benioff 8. Left Neglected by Lisa Genova 9. Beneath the Lions Gaze by Maaza Mengiste 10. Still Alice by Lisa Genova Courtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. For consideration, please send typed poems with a short biography to Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957 Attn: Don Brown or send a Microsoft Word attachment to donbrown@alum. mit.edu


47 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 A Great Place To Be Stranded 10 A.M. 6 P.M. MON. SAT. 12-5 P.M. SUNDAY1571 PERIWINKLE WAYSANIBEL, FL 33957 239.472.5223www.sanibelbookshop.com HAPPY HOUR DAILY 5-6 p.m. Stop by for a FREE glass of wine and check out our Happy Hour special of the day!FREE Trollbead with purchase of a bracelet and decorative clasp. Don Landy & Monika Wilbanks Saturday, November 12 11am-1pm Book Signing Captiva Student Wins Library ContestSee the work of some of the areas young artists at the library. Hundreds of children participated in the annual Design a Bookmark contest at the Lee County Library System. Their entries will be on display at Lee County Library System locations November 12 through 19. Each year, the library invites local thirdthrough fifth-graders to create bookmarks with a theme about reading. This years theme, Come Alive with Books! inspired a wide variety of ideas, according to Lee County Library System Program Coordinator, Voncile Williams. We received hundreds of bookmarks representing the colorful imaginations of young people and their thoughts on reading. Some of the winning artists expressed themselves with animated books, mummies, robots and children enjoying a good read, Williams said. Judges selected one winning design from each location. Those designs can be viewed on the Lee County Library System website at www.leecounty.com/library. Each of the winning artists will be invited to a special reception hosted by Art of the Olympians in downtown Fort Myers at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, November 18, where they will receive a supply of their bookmarks to share with friends, family and classmates as well as a gift card to Books-AMillion and a pass for two aboard the Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise. This years local Design a Bookmark Contest winner is: Captiva Memorial Library: Dahlia Dry, 5th grade, Sanibel School Information about Lee County Libraries is available at www.lee-county.com/libraryonline. Raffle Winner AnnouncedOctober was Breast Cancer Awareness month, and the Sanibel Post Office is proud to say it came in 9th place for stamp sales in the Suncoast District, selling 17,614 stamps and ranking 19th in the nation. The winner of the painting being raffled off by artist and post office employee Laura Ball was Bob Scherer. He happened to walk into the Sanibel Post Office November 4 to buy more Breast Cancer stamps and saw his name on the winners board. Laura Ball, the artist, and Bob Scherer, the winnerFrom page 4Holiday VillageSaturday, Dec 10: Captiva Chautauqua; Holiday Marketplace at South Seas Island Resort; Lighted Boat Parade; Country Christmas Concert with Charlie McCoy. Sunday, Dec 11: Caroling at Chapel by the Sea Weekend 4 Captiva Carnival Friday, Dec 16: Captiva Chautauqua; Cuban Dance and Jazz Concert with Fusion Four, direct from Miami Saturday, Dec 17: Captiva Chautauqua; Bahamas Junkanoo Revue Street Parade; Fire Dancing on the Beach; Cuban Dance and Jazz Concert Captiva Island is a barrier island in the tranquil Gulf of Mexico on Floridas southwest coast. North of Sanibel Island and West of Fort Myers, world-renowned Captiva is also just three hours from Tampa and Fort Lauderdale by car. A narrow seashell-laden island famous for its dramatic sunrises and sunsets, celebrity visitors, and creative residents, Captiva is home to private waterfront estates, two large resorts, and several charming small inns. The heart of the island is its vibrant downtown, coined the village, in which visitors and locals stroll among colorful galleries, shops and restaurants, with live music and water views. As the gateway to the out-islands within Pine Island Sound, Captiva is also a watersports destination, and offers boaters multiple marinas with overnight dockage. It has been featured in countless magazines and newspapers around the world. SANIBEL MEDICAL, INC.WALK IN FAMILY PRACTICEBOARD CERTIFIED PHYSICIANSWalk-Ins and Appointments Available Hours 8:00 am 4:30 pm Monday Friday 239-395-20052499 Palm Ridge Rd. F. Louis Rios, MD Gary Wright, MD From page 1FISH Thanksgiving Basketcards to local restaurants for Thanksgiving dinners for seniors and single clients. FISH will be providing Thanksgiving Baskets for families in need again this year. Donations of fresh vegetables, potatoes, canned vegetables, stuffing mix, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, and additional holiday foods are needed and most appreciated to help FISH provide these baskets for island families in need. Call the FISH Walk-In Center at 4724775 or come by the center located at 1630 Periwinkle Way for information about the types of foods needed. Food or monetary donations to assemble the necessary items for each basket are truly appreciated.


NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands BUSINESS REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIEDS VOL. 19, NO. 20 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA NOVEMBER 11, 2011 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS B BSECTIONBoat Cruises And Tours Return For Season With Edison & Ford Winter Estates And Captiva CruisesThe Edison & Ford Winter Estates and Captiva Cruises will be offering Edison Ford Boat Cruises & Tours from Captiva beginning Wednesday, November 16. The Boat Cruise & Tour will be offered every Wednesday during season. The cruise tour shows the importance of the Caloosahatchee ecologically and culturally, includes a view of the Edison & Ford Estates from the water, lunch at a private yacht club and a guided tour of the estates. Schedule of the tour includes: 10 a.m. depart from McCarthys Marina, 11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva; hourand-a-half cruise from Roosevelt Channel, past Sanibel, and up the Caloosahatchee to the Estates 11:45 a.m. lunch at private yacht club overlooking the Edison Ford and river 1 p.m. guided tour of the Edison & Ford Winter Estatescontinued on page 3B Around The Islands With AnneNew Hair Stylist Offers Classics With An Edge At Day Spaby Anne MitchellTheres a new hair stylist and make-up artist in town who brings with him the cachet of Chanel, where he worked for 10 years, and who also trained in styling techniques used by British style icon Vidal Sassoon. Martin Bok recently joined the Sanibel Day Spa and if youre wanting to update your style whether it be a new haircut or a cosmetic makeover hes your man. Bok honed his skills while working for 10 years on Chanels international team as a make-up artist. Pam Atuso, salon owner, said Bok has a passion for fashion-forward hair. Bok said his focus is classics with an edge. He explained, The classics always come back. You can take a Chanel bob, shatter all those edges, mess it up a bit and create some movement. You can have three or four styles out of one. Bok, who owned a hair salon in Washington, DC, also has the distinction of having cut Hillary Clintons hair several times when filling in for her regular stylist. He said cutting hair the Vidal Sassoon way is about precision and weight distribution to create more movement. He tailors the cut and style to each clients appearance, hair type and lifestyle. I love to show a client different ways to style her hair so she is not stuck in a rut. They really appreciate that and they take more interest in the way they look, he said. Everyone has their own individual style, but they can get lost. Having worked in other areas of Lee County, Bok says hes thrilled to be on Sanibel, where people really care about how they look. What about all that beach hair Bok has to tangle with in Southwest Florida? Beach hair can be sexy hair with the right cut, he said. It can still be manageable and chic. There are so many styles and cuts out there. The number one reason (a hairdresser) loses a client is she gets in a rut. That wont happen with Bok. When each client sits in his chair, he says he first listens carefully to what she wants, then as he works he explains each step. If youre not continued on page 7B Martin Bok, new hair and make-up stylist at The Sanibel Day Spa The Santiva gets under wayBaileys Santa Claus OrnamentSanta has arrived! Continuing the tradition of limited-edition collector ornaments, Baileys General Store unveils its 2011 edition. The 2011 ornament, the third in the series, depicts the Baileys Santa Claus climbing up the ladder to the roof of Baileys General Store to reach his sleigh. All who visit Baileys around the holidays have witnessed this phenomenon first-hand. Santa has visited Baileys to spread the spirit of the season to all residents and visitors in this way for many years. Francis P. Bailey Jr., the stores very own Santa, celebrated his 90th birthday in April. This years ornament was designed in his honor and created as a keepsake for all to remember the spirit of Christmas. This ornament, as well as the 2010 ornament of the original Baileys Store on Matthews Wharf and the 2009 inaugural ornament which bears the hand-written initials of Sam and Francis Bailey, is available for purchase exclusively at Baileys General Store. Each ornament is made of 24k gold on brass and comes in a royal blue presentation folder showing the Baileys logo on the front. The folder contains a certificate indicating the limited-edition ornament number and giving a brief description of the particular significance of the design. The ornaments, certificates and folders are produced by The Charleston Mint of Brevard, North Carolina. 2011 Baileys Santa Claus


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 20112B Hortoons American Legion Post 123The American Legion Post 123 would like to salute all the veterans and thank them with a free meal and drink on Friday, November 11, Veterans Day. There will be a ceremony at the flag at 5 p.m. Thank you for serving our country. Sunday, November 13, there will be a BBQ ribs and chicken dinner from 1 to 8 p.m. Cost is $10. Again this year, the Ladies Auxiliary is baking pumpkin pies for sale. They must be ordered by Sunday, November 20, for pick-up on Wednesday, November 23. The legion will be open on Thanksgiving and serving a turkey dinner with all the fixings. Every Monday night is 8-ball pool league at 6 p.m. Stop by to watch some great shootin. Texas Holdem is played every Thursday night at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. Players welcome. Every Friday the legion offers a 6-ounce ribeye steak sandwich all day. Stop in and try a 1/2-pound burger one of the best on the islands. Check out the daily specials and the entire menu. We serve food every day all day. Public is welcome. Open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. Located at mile marker 3 on San-Cap Road. For more information, call 4729979. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 20113B Over 1/2 acre at 837 Limpet Dr $930K Sanibel Arms West with income $399.9K 220 Southwinds Dr beach home $549K Colony Resort #47 condo near gulf $155K Mariner Pointe #411 3 bedroom $499K Seashells #20 big 2 bedroom $369K 555 Piedmont Rd cul-de-sac lot $149K 1118 Sand Castle Rd lot in The Dunes $399K 545 Rabbit Rd lot near beach path $199K 1847 Farm Trail lot with amenities $249K Kings Crown #212 end-unit $599K Sandalfoot #5C1 right on beach $699K Oceans Reach #2B1 with income $699K Island blog at SanibelSusan.wordpress.com 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 1120 Olga Ave east-end lot $299K SanibelSusan.com Seashells #37 condo with income $274K 2242 Periwinkle Way Suite 3 in Sanibel Square Thank you, veterans! Gulfside Place #319 penthouse $999K 5307 Umbrella Pool near beach lot $449K 1214 Par View Dr golf pool home $499K Sundial Resort #I-101 great income $399K Lighthouse Point #332 with bay-view $474K From page 1BBoat Cruises2:45 p.m. depart from the dock at the yacht club 4:30 p.m. arrive back at McCarthys Marina The cruise is on a 45-foot boat equipped with an on-board restroom, refreshment bar, sundeck and canopy cover. The narrated cruise tells the story of Floridas earliest settlers from Spanish explorers, the booming cattle trade, fishing settlements and early pioneers, to Thomas Edisons early explorations of Southwest Florida and the importance of the ecology of the river to the environment today. Cruising to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates from Captiva Island is a wonderful opportunity to discover the ecology of the Back Bay Estuary and the cultural history of the area. Pine Island Sound and the river have been vitally important to Southwest Florida for centuries, said Paul McCarthy, president, Captiva Cruises. After lunch passengers will enjoy a private guided tour of the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, one of the top 10 most-visited historic sites in the nation. Having just completed a $12 million restoration, the Edison Ford received the top award for preservation from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Visitors will enjoy the 20 acres of gardens, historic homes, Edison Botanic Research Lab and Edison Ford Museum as they glimpse into the lives of two of the nations most innovative inventors of our time. Edison arrived at Punta Rassa in 1885 and cruised up the river to Fort Myers by boat, where he purchased land along the Caloosahatchee and built his home, known as Seminole Lodge. The Edison and Ford families enjoyed the beautiful waterways of Southwest Florida, often fishing, shelling, boating and exploring our beaches, said Chris Pendleton, Edison Ford president & CEO. Guests will step back in time to experience old Florida just as the Edison and Ford families did over 100 years ago. Ticket cost is $75 adults, $65 children (ages 12 and under) plus tax and includes cruise, Edison Ford admission and lunch. Seating is limited and reservations are suggested by calling 472-5300. Private tours and charters can be scheduled for groups, clubs, and corporate events any day of the week. On these private expeditions, special arrangements may be made for the groups luncheon at a private yacht club. The time, as well as the location of the cruise departure, may also be customized to meet the clients needs. Other docking and marina facilities in Lee County (in addition to Captiva) may serve as the groups boarding location. Inquiries can be made with Captiva Cruises charter coordinator. The Boat Cruise and Tour is a fully guided adventure for nature, history and outdoor lovers but also leisurely enough for all ages and interests. Flat shoes are suggested for walking and wheelchairs are available at the Estates. Jackets, hats, cameras, binoculars, and sunglasses are suggested. The Edison Ford is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For additional information call 334-7419 or visit the website at www.edisonfordwinterestates.org. Cruise up historic Lee County waterways with Captiva Cruises to the newly restored homes and gardens at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates beginning Cruise up historic Lee County waterways with Captiva Cruises to the newly restored homes and gardens at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 20114B 1101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044 www.engelvoelkers.com/Sanibel ENGEL & VLKERS List Local. Sell Global. List Local. Sell Global.East End Elegant Residence With Boat Dock Located on Sanibel's gorgeous and popular east end, Kings Crown. The 3+ bedroom, 3.5 bathroom residence with a boat dock and boat lift has everything your heart may desire. For private Showings please call Isabella Rasi. Tween Waters Inn HalloweenThe HalloTween Twisted Circus party this October 29 was a great success, with over 1,000 costume-clad party-goers in attendance. Hosted at Tween Waters Inn Island Resort on Captiva, each year the party gives out $1,000 in prizes in categories such as Scariest, Funniest, Best-in-Theme and overall first, second and third prize winners. Next years event is scheduled for October 27. Second place, Laurie Yakubov and Kip Buntrock as a roller-coaster First place winner Mary Anne Banta as the money tree; Doug Babcock is behind the money tree as Wheres Waldo? Third place, Ian Buffam as Jack Skellington from Nightmare Before Christmas Sexiest costume: Kelly Butz as a showgirl Scariest Costume: Man in the Mask


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 20117B From page 1BAround The Islandsready for change, he wont push you, but if you are, he will guide you forward at your own pace. Bok also does mens hair styling. If youre ready to add an edge to your style, call Sanibel Day Spa at 395-2220 for an appointment. The spa is upstairs in the Periwinkle Place shopping center. It is offering an introductory 10 percent off through November 15 when you book with Bok. Beginning in November, Traditions on the Beach will host a number of theme nights for their guests. The first will be Caribbean Night on Friday, November 18, sponsored by Aqua Beachwear. In addition to the normal menu, Chef Aziz will serve an island-style menu to complement the theme of the evening. Professional models will present the latest swimwear and beachwear from their Sanibel Aqua store in Periwinkle Place. There will also be prizes, such as a $500 in swim and beachwear, $150 in dining credit at Traditions on the Beach and a twonight hotel stay at the Island Inn, valued up to $650. All in attendance will receive a gift bag, complete with discounts and other goodies. Everyone is invited and reservations are suggested. Traditions on the Beach is at the Island Inn, 3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel. For more information or to reserve a table, call 472-4559 or visit TraditionsOnTheBeach.com. George & Wendys Corner Grill is hosting a masquerade ball featuring nature-theme art to benefit the JN Ding Darling Wildlife Society Friends of the Refuge. Its called the Sanibel-Captiva first annual Creative Critter Ball and its slated for Saturday, November 12 from 5 to 10 p.m. Artist Stacie Krupa, whose original paintings hang on the walls at the grill, along with Laura Ball and Lacy McClary, will do live paintings from 5 to 8 p.m. A silent auction will be held throughout the evening. The live auction starts at 8:30 p.m. Heavy hors doeuvres will be served as well as cocktails. Music will be by Steve Scooter Reynolds. Evening attire is requested. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door, available only from The Corner Grill at Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Road, phone 395-1263. Laitham Haddad, who works in the produce department at Baileys General Store, has a selection of photographs of Southwest Florida on display and for sale. They can be seen on the wall across from the coffee bar. His work has a drama to it, as seen in a fiery photograph of a beach sunset. Framed photographs are $110, prints, $49.99. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS Traders features music by Chris Workman Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m. and Danny Morgan and Friends Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m. Traders is at 1551 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 472-7242. Chips Sanibel Steakhouse features Michael David playing light classical guitar on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The steakhouse is at 1473 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-5700. The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn, Captiva has entertainment Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Crab races are Mondays and Thursdays with the family show at 5:30 p.m. and grown-up races at 9 p.m. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 472-5161. Gene Federico plays at Courtneys on Sanibel on Thursdays and Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. and on Sundays at the tiki bar from 2 to 5 p.m. Courtneys is at 1231 Middle Gulf Drive, phone 472-4646. Traditions on the Beach has live music Thursday through Saturday, featuring Joe McCormick, Marvilla Marzan and Barbara Smith. There are periodic jazz nights on Wednesdays. The restaurant is at the Island Inn, 3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, phone 472-4559. The Jacaranda has entertainment nightly from 7 to 11 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, various artists are featured. On Sunday, its Jamaica Dave & Co., reggae and dance; Monday, Renata, jazz, contemporary 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 & Wendys Corner Grill features Chris Workman, keyboard and vocals, on Fridays and Steve Scooter Reynolds, guitar and vocals, on Saturdays. Entertainment is from 7 to 11 p.m. The Corner Grill is at Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Road, phone 3951263. The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way 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. RC Otters, 11506 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, has live music daily with dining inside and out, phone 395-1142. Restaurant owners/managers, update your entertainment schedule by contacting Anne Mitchell at islandsuncity@aol.com or 395-1213, or by fax at 395-2299. One of Laitham Haddads dramatic color photographs available at Baileys General Store Laitham Haddad ...Paradise Found! ...Paradise Found!Scan Code to View Property Details Instantly!...Eric Pfeifer CIPS, CRS, GRI, Broker-OwnerPfeifer Realty Group, LLC (239) 472-0004Eric@PfeiferRealtyGroup.com www.PfeiferRealtyGroup.com www.1520AngelDrive.comCustom built, 4 bedroom waterfront residence with direct access to the Gulf. $1,999,000 Sanibel Sanibel Real Estate Is... Real Estate Is... Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 20118B Karen Aulino, Realtor | Pfeifer Realty GroupSanibel & Captiva Island Real Estate Sales 1630 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island, Florida 33957O ce: 239.472.0004 | Cell: 239.851.5202 | Fax: 239.210.3359 Email: KarenAulino@comcast.net THE TUESDAY TOUR OF HOMES is a quick and easy way to preview several homes in a couple of hours without any pressure or hassle. It is a great way to get an overview of what homes and features are available within your price range. The tour starts at 1316 Eagle Run Dr. where youre invited to have co ee and pastries from 9am to 9:30. Your welcome to join a tour in progress anywhere in the schedule, times are exact so that you can schedule your day. 1316 Eagle Run Drive 9am to 9:30am555 Chert Court 10:15am to 10:30am1520 Angel Drive 11:15am to 11:30am 411 Lighthouse Way 10:45am to 11am 1360 Eagle Run Drive 9:45am to 10am Tour Stop #1 Tour Stop #2 Tour Stop #3 Tour Stop #5 Tour Stop #4Karens Tuesday Tour of HomesTuesday, November 15th 2011If you have any questions or would like your home to be on the tour, call Karen today. From Goat To Hero, Thats The Story Of Former Florida Great Tim Tebowby Ed FrankWhether its sports, politics and most other things in life, how fickle we are. Take the case of quarterback Tim Tebow, the former Heisman Trophy winner who led the University of Florida to two national championships, and was the 2010 top draft pick by the Denver Broncos. Not your protypical NFL quarterback in style, and with a somewhat polarizing personality, the Denver faithful were ready to run him out of town two weeks ago after a 35-point home field shellacking by the Detroit Lions. But turn the clocks forward just one week and he suddenly became the Rocky Mountain High when he ran, passed and directed the Broncos to a 38-24 upset win over the Oakland Raiders on the road. You do not have to be a student of history to recall the constant questions, the constant criticism about his throwing style despite the astounding success he accomplished as a Gator. His footwork was slow, his drawn out release of the football wouldnt work in the NFL, etc. etc. etc., his critics proclaimed. Well, that footwork was the key to Denvers thumping of Oakland last Sunday when the Broncos coaching staff devised a run-option attack often employed in college football but not seen in professional football for years. While the Raider defense kept crashing inside, Tebow sprinted to the outside either handing off to running back Willis McGahee or running himself. The result: The best running game for Denver in more than a decade with Tebow sprinting for 118 yards and McGahee for 163. In addition, he threw for 124 yards and two touchdowns. Tebows performance last Sunday brought back memories of his glory years in Gainesville. The pass-heavy NFL is not accustomed to the throwback style of Tebow, yet it should come as no surprise. In his rookie season a year ago, although playing sparingly, he became the first quarterback in NFL history to rush for a touchdown in his first three starts. Tebows performance Sunday should quiet the debate whether it should be the former Gator or Kyle Orton calling the signals. The 3-5 Broncos are just a game behind the 4-4 Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers in the tight AFC West. All three lost at home Sunday. And dont be surprised if Denver stays with the college-style offense that Tebow can exploit. Florida Everblades End Long Road Trip with Back-To-Back Wins The nine-game road trip of the Florida Everblades ended successfully last weekend with back-to-back wins, their first two-game winning streak in the young season. The 1-0 victory last Friday was followed with a 5-2 win Saturday over Greenville with two power-play goals by Chris Murray. Florida finished the 2-1/2-week road trip with a 3-6 records. The Everblades are home at Germain Arena this week for three games, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday against the Wheeling Nailers, currently in first place in the ECHL Atlantic Division with a 6-1 season record. All three have 7:30 p.m. starts. Florida began the week with a 4-6-1 season record and a third-place standing in the ECHL South Division. Twins Fire GM Bill Smith; Ryan Back as Interim Boss After one of the worst seasons in the history of the Minnesota Twins, General Manager Bill Smith was ousted earlier this week and replaced by former GM Terry Ryan on an interim basis. No one in the Twins organization wanted to win any more than Bill, Twins owner and CEO Jim Pohlad said, but we differed in the scope and approach that was required. The Twins finished the 2011 season 63-99, 32 games behind firstplace Detroit. Smith, a member of the Twins organization for 25 years, served as GM four years and under his direction won two American League Central Division titles, 2009 and 2010. A 28-year veteran of the Twins organization, Ryan served as GM 13 years (1994-2007) and was the second longest tenured GM in baseball when he stepped aside. He remained as senior advisor to the GM the last four years. His teams won four Central division crowns (2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006) and twice was named Sporting News Executive of the Year. 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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 20119B Dunes Mens GulfThe Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Mens Golf Association results Wednesday, November 2, format: individual low net-substitute par for worst hole Flight #1 (HCP Range 12.4 18.1) 1st Jim Bradford 63 2nd Joe Miller 68 3rd Jim Boughton 69 Flight #2 (HCP Range 18.8 22.3) 1st Jack Pagel 64* 2nd Joe Raboy 64 3rd Stan Hirschfeld 67 Flight #3 (HCP Range 23.0 24.4) 1st Mike Hnatow 65 2nd Mike Funk 68 3rd Bruce Sprinkle 74 Flight #4 (HCP Range 24.6 31.9) 1st Dave Jones 61 2nd Dave Reynolds 62 3rd Harry Gould 66 *Indicates results based on a scorecard playoff. Beachview Mens Golf In Shamblesby JW BoyntonThe Beachview mens golf season got underway Saturday, November 5 with a two-best-balls-of-four Shambles tournament. Under the Shambles format, a foursome chooses its best drive and each man plays his own ball into the hole from that spot. Individual scores come in much lower, demonstrating the importance of keeping your drive in the fairway. New club president, Jay Allen, brought his enthusiastic members up-to-date on upcoming events, including the major two-day Fall Classic Tournament on November 8 and 12, the popular mens opening dinner on November 17, and the inaugural, season-long match play tournament. Allen finished with one of his signature lawyer jokes: A golf pro, a teacher, and a lawyer arrived at the pearly gates... Oh, never mind. New club general manager, Scott Hatto, went over Shambles rules and offered a valuable tip about short chip shots, which everyone forgot immediately. New PGA Golf Professional Gene Taylor put the foursomes together and handled scoring mechanics. Everyone was glad to see regulars Mike Jerrard and Allen Schwocho back in the pro shop for another year. The course was soggy due to the recent heavy rains, but it was a beautiful Sanibel morning and the competition, as usual, was fierce. This writer and his teammates, Phil Jones, Wayne Turner, and Jerry Shay, were sure their amazing 32-under-par score of 108 would be good enough to win. But no, when Hatto announced the scores it was Rich Rompala, last years most consistent winner (Presidents Cup), and teammates Bjorn Olsson, Jerry Mader, and Louisiana oilman John Moores in first place with a score of 98. Dick Codair, Dave Wisely, Ralph Barton, and a blind draw finished second just a stroke behind, thanks in part to Codairs net 1 and Ralph Bartons net 0 scores on the third hole. Wiselys tee shot just rolled past the hole his team would have scored a net 0 on the hole and tied for first had it gone in. Former club champion Bill Fellows, David Lewis, Bill Sadd, and Richard Chocol finished third at 101. Improbably finishing in last place, 21 strokes off the pace, was the strong team of Handicap Chair Anthony Baldino, Al Krause, Jim Sauer, and new member Mike Zembko. After a fish-and-chips lunch served in the new Beachview Bistro dining room, everyone went home well-fed and ready for some college football. Great Service... Great Dedication... Great Results!!! Great Service... Great Dedication... Great Results!!! Semper Fi Semper Fi 2400 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL (239) 472-2311A er Hours (239) 209-6500 Chuck BergstromISLAND RESIDENT, REALTORWWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COMRE/MAX AWARD WINNING REALTOR! 2 BR/2 BA Gulf front corner unit. 2 BR/2 BA Gulf front corner unit. Beautifully furnished w/lots of tile. Beautifully furnished w/lots of tile. Light & bright w/amazing water views. Light & bright w/amazing water views. Screened lanai. Great Screened lanai. Great WEEKLY WEEKLY rentals! rentals! Under building parking and storage. Under building parking and storage. $799,900 $799,900Pine Cove 1A 3BR/2BA Old Floridastyle in Las Tiendas. 3BR/2BA Old Floridastyle in Las Tiendas. Remodeled kitchen w/stainless appliances. Remodeled kitchen w/stainless appliances. Bright, open w/vaulted ceilings throughout. Bright, open w/vaulted ceilings throughout. Wood ooring. Enclosed lanai/heated pool. Wood ooring. Enclosed lanai/heated pool. Near beach, bay, shopping, restaurants... Near beach, bay, shopping, restaurants... $649,000 $649,000476 Las Tiendas REDUCEDTennis Place C-35 2 BR/1 BA clean & fully equipped unit. 2 BR/1 BA clean & fully equipped unit. Overlooks direct access salt water canal. Overlooks direct access salt water canal. Beautifully landscaped. Beautifully landscaped. WEEKLY WEEKLY rentals. rentals. Only minutes to the Gulf by bike or boat. Only minutes to the Gulf by bike or boat. Boat dockage available to owners. Boat dockage available to owners. $264,000 $264,000 4 BR/3 BA in nice, private community. 4 BR/3 BA in nice, private community. Beautifully furnished two story home. Beautifully furnished two story home. Lg master suite with sitting area/ replace. Lg master suite with sitting area/ replace. Open porches, lanai & covered parking. Open porches, lanai & covered parking. Comm. pool/tennis. Near beach/marina... Comm. pool/tennis. Near beach/marina... $789,000 $789,000557 N. Yachtsman Bright & beautifully updated 2 BR/2 BA. Bright & beautifully updated 2 BR/2 BA. Ground oor corner unit. Gulf/pool view. Ground oor corner unit. Gulf/pool view. New tile, remodeled kitchen/bathrooms. New tile, remodeled kitchen/bathrooms. WEEKLY WEEKLY rentals with on-site Management. rentals with on-site Management. Pool, tennis court, grills, shu eboard... Pool, tennis court, grills, shu eboard... $469,000 $469,000Sandalfoot 3D1 3 BR/3 BA near beach in West Rocks. 3 BR/3 BA near beach in West Rocks. Beautifully remodeled & nicely furnished. Beautifully remodeled & nicely furnished. Lots of tile. Light, bright and private... Lots of tile. Light, bright and private... Large master suite with replace. Large master suite with replace. Enclosed pool. Short walk to the beach. Enclosed pool. Short walk to the beach. $799,000 $799,0003861 Coquina Dr. Gorgeous 3 BR/2 BA lake front home. Gorgeous 3 BR/2 BA lake front home. Enjoy beautiful water views and sunsets. Enjoy beautiful water views and sunsets. Large great room with vaulted ceilings. Large great room with vaulted ceilings. Nicely furnished. Large enclosed pool. Nicely furnished. Large enclosed pool. Great locationwalk to the beach. Great locationwalk to the beach. $619,000 $619,000673 East Rocks REDUCED STEVE FISHER239-472-0949 239-472-2311 800-388-2311 steve@sanibelcaptivarealtors.comwww.remax-oftheislands.com/s sher.com*Over 34-year island resident and Realtor *RE/MAX International Hall of Fame *Professional Real Estate Services on Sanibel & Captiva Islands and the Southwest Florida Coast Near acre size parcel overlooking Little Lake Murex. Elevated, near beach, 3/2 home with lakeside screen enclosed heated pool. Fenced and professionally landscaped grounds. Island Conservation Lands and Community tennis court compliment this island home setting. ITS THE EXPERIENCE! LITTLE LAKE MUREX$639,000 Unfurnished Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201110B STEVE FISHER239-472-0949 239-472-2311 800-388-2311steve@sanibelcaptivarealtors.comwww.remax-oftheislands.com/s sher.com*Over 34-year island resident and Realtor *RE/MAX International Hall of Fame *Professional Real Estate Services on Sanibel & Captiva Islands and the Southwest Florida Coast ITS THE EXPERIENCE!PT. SANTO #B45$760,000 Furnished e best family oriented rental complex on the islands. True tropical island setting overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Well sought after penthouse features a 2/2 + alcove oor plan with private roof top sun deck. Impact glass throughout. Owner pets welcomed. SE morning water views and evening sunsets! SPONSORS:Ages and Divisions: Co-Ed Ages 6-8 Girls Ages 9-11 Boys Ages 9-11 Girls Ages 12-14 Boys Ages 12-14Games played Friday nights under the lights! Lots of Fun, NFL Jersey, Trophies, and more! December 9, 2011 February 10, 20122011-2012 Sanibel Youth Flag Football League To sign up, log onto www.SanibelFlagFootball.comRegistration ends November 15, 2011. Questions, call Eric Pfeifer at 239-472-0004 NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands Division: Co-Ed Ages 6-8 Ages 9-11 And Ages 12-14 Sanibel 8-Ball Pool LeagueWrong Balls And Winning ShotsJohn Earle, Richard McCurry, and Butch Bouchard posted perfect 4-0 scores in their matches as Sanibel Caf racked up the seasons first 15-1 win. Sandycappers Sean Crickmore had the only other 4-0 score for the night. A miracle bank shot to pocket the eight ball by Ken Rasi propelled Bunts Ball Busters to a tight 9-7 win over Bathroom Magic. Rasi won both of his games and holds his teams top shooting average with 88 percent. In their final game of a four game set Jack Dalton called a foul on Dave Doane for shooting the wrong ball. With cue ball in hand Dalton lined up what was to be his winning shot and drilled it. Doane then pointed out, Jack, you also just shot the wrong ball. With ball in hand Doane pocketed the eight and won the game. When questioned after their match neither player could explain their back-to-back mental lapses. StandingTeam Name WonLost FirstBunts Ball Busters 3414 SecondBathroom Magic 3117 ThirdOdd Balls 2820 FourthSanibel Caf 2820 FifthSandycappers 2622 SixthChalk & Awe 2325 SeventhFresh Legion Crew 1434 EighthGeorge & Wendys 840SANIBEL 8-BALL POOL LEAGUE 2011-2012 Standings through November 7, 2011 Bunts Ball Busters9Bathroom Magic7 Sanibel Caf15George & Wendys1 Odd Balls8Sandycappers8 Chalk & Awe9Fresh Legion Crew7 Bank Of The Islands To Sponsor Hope Hospice Tennis TourneyBank of the Islands has become a sponsor of this weekends tennis tournament benefiting Hope Hospice. We are so glad to once again support this tournament for Hope Hospice, said Bank of the Islands Vice President/Manager Rob Lisenbee. So many families have relied on Hope Hospice for truly exceptional end-of-life care. Being able to support that is very important to Bank of the Islands. The fun-filled weekend of tennis to benefit Hope Hospice will take place at the Sanctuary Golf Club of Sanibel located at 2801 Wulfert Road. Tournament play begins on Saturday, November 12 at 8:30 a.m. and concludes on Sunday. The entry fee is $75 per person (checks may be made payable to Hope Hospice). A continental breakfast and lunch will be served. Bracket winners, finalists and consolation winners will receive awards designed by renowned artist Lucas Century. For more information, contact Christie Bradley, USPTA, at 472-5276. Bank of the Islands Rob Lisenbee and Luis Quintero presents $500 bank sponsorship to Sanctuary tennis pro Christie BradleyShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201112B Family Owned and Operated Trusted Service Specialists (239) 472-3033 1213 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Fax: (239) 472-3439 Electric Repair, Installation & Upgrade Dock Lighting, Ceiling Fans & Much more Located on Island Fastest Response Time! Fully-trained, Expert Service Engineers State Certified Contractor EC0001147 SPORTS QUIZ1. How many consecutive playoff games did the Texas Rangers lose to the New York Yankees before beating them in 2010? 2. Who was the last N.L. player before St. Louis Albert Pujols in 2000-2009 to win a Triple Crown (tops in batting average, home runs and RBIs) for a decade? 3. Who held the Baltimore Ravens record for career TD passes before Joe Flacco broke it in 2010? 4. In 2010, Butlers Brad Stevens became the second-youngest mens basketball coach in the NCAA Tournament championship game. Who was the youngest? 5. In 2011, Peter Budaj became the third goalie to record 100-plus career NHL wins for the Colorado Avalanche. Name the other two. 6. Who won the rst NASCAR Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway? 7. Tennis great John McEnroe has the most U.S. Davis Cup career singles victories, with 41. Who is No. 2? 1. Ten games (from 1996 to 2010). 2. Rogers Hornsby, in the 1920s. 3. Vinny Testaverde tossed 51 TD passes for the Ravens (1996-97). 4. Indianas Branch McCracken was 31 when he did it in 1940. 5. Patrick Roy and Dan Bouchard. 6. Fireball Roberts, in 1960. 7. Andy Roddick, with 33. ANSWERS The Dunes Womens GolfThe Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Dunes Womens Golf Association event results Friday, November 4, format, four person two net better balls: 1st JaneGould 115 Judy Wellons Ann McCarthy Bridget Funk 2nd Daphne Hellmuth 116 Tanya Hochschild Carol Brodersen Pat Wentling 3rd Nancy McConnell 117 Grethe Christensen Joan Kent Wanda Malone Chip-Ins: Rosemary Ryan Ann Levinsohn Irmingard Markusch Maureen OBrien. Ann McCarthy Jane Gould Judy Wellons Bridget Funk Daphne Hellmuth Tanya Hochschild Pat Wentling Carol Brodersen Nancy McConnell Grethe Christensen Joan Kent Rosemary Ryan Wanda Malone Ann Levinsohn Irmingard Markusch Maureen OBrien Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


13B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 2011 Make An Impact Through Mended Hearts TeamThe Sanibel Captiva Trust Company has decided to support The American Heart Associations Lee County Heart Walk, the Mended Hearts Team led by Lex Roulston. The annual Heart Walk is the signature event of the American Heart Association, dedicated to creating healthier lives while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease. This years AHA Heart Walk will take place on December 10, in Centennial Park beginning at 8 a.m. The trust company has sponsored a water station, supportin Roulston in his commitment to spreading awareness and education about heart health. Some volunteers will be manning the station as others participate in the walk. Join San Cap Trust in supporting the American Heart Association to promote physical activity while building healthier lives for adults and children, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Make an impact today by sending a tax deductible contribution via the American Heart Association Heart Walk website http://leecountyheartwalk.kintera.org. Choose Donate in the center box and type in Alexander Roulston to join in supporting Mended Hearts. Everyone will be making a difference to so many lives, one heartbeat at a time! Terry Igo, Beth Weigel, Jane Bonner, Ginny Fleming, Leslie Amick, Sylvia Hutchison, Craig Holston, Betsey Houston, Bob Wigley, Eileen Roulston, Lex Roulston, Wanda Malone, Ed Neitzke, and Dick Pyle Interior Design PresentationDiane Knight, owner of Sanibel Home Furnishings and a member of the American Society of Interior Designers, will present a design seminar at St. Isabel Womens Guild meeting on November 17 at 9:30 in the Parish Hall. Her topics will include color sensibility, performance fabrics for todays lifestyle and design trends from her recent visit to the furniture markets in High Point, North Carolina. ...Paradise Found! ...Paradise Found!Scan Code to View Property Details Instantly!...Eric Pfeifer CIPS, CRS, GRI, Broker-OwnerPfeifer Realty Group, LLC (239) 472-0004Eric@PfeiferRealtyGroup.com www.PfeiferRealtyGroup.com www.1019LindgrenBoulevard.comGulf access, near beach, 3/2 split oor plan, tropical island home. $739,000 Sanibel Sanibel Real Estate Is... Real Estate Is... Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


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Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 My Stars FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 14, 2011ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Some changes might seem confusing at first, especially to an Aries whose impatience levels are pretty shaky this week. Take it one step at a time, Lamb, and soon all will be made clear. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) That difficult situation youve been dealing with continues to call for careful handling. Avoid quickly made choices that might not stand up when theyre finally put to the test. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You still have lots of evaluating to do before you can consider making a commitment. Its better to move cautiously than to risk stumbling into a major misunderstanding. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A previously peevish partner offers to be more helpful with your problems. But remember: The final choice is yours. Be guided by what you feel is the right thing to do. LEO (July 23 to August 22) As the Big Cat, you can sometimes be pretty rough on those you suspect of betrayal. The best advice is to pull in those claws and listen to the explanation. It might surprise you. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Your inner voice usually guides you well. But a note of caution: This is a period of mixed signals for you, so be careful you dont misunderstand the messages youre getting. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Cupids call beckons both single Librans looking for a new love, as well as couples hoping to strengthen their relationships. A workplace problem is quickly resolved. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Its been a hectic time for you, and you might want to take a break to restore both body and soul. Youll then be set to face new challenges later this month. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Its a good idea to take a more conservative approach to your financial situation right now. Some plans made earlier this year might need readjusting. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) This is a fine time to move boldly into those new opportunities I promised would open up for you. Check them over, and then choose the best one for you. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Congratulations. Your self-assurance is growing stronger, and you should now feel more confident about making that long-deferred decision about a possible commitment. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Youre very close to reaching your goal. But be wary of distractions that can lure you offcourse and leave you stranded far away from where you really want to be. BORN THIS WEEK: You have an inner sight that helps you see into peoples hearts. You would be an excellent psychologist or social worker. On Nov. 17, 1421, a storm in the North Sea batters the European coastline. Over the next several days, approximately 10,000 people in what is now the Netherlands die in the resulting floods. Fatal floods struck in 1287, 1338, 1374, 1394 and 1396. After each, residents fixed the dikes and moved right back in. On Nov. 14, 1851, Moby-Dick, a novel by Herman Melville about the voyage of the whaling ship Pequod, is published. Moby-Dick is now considered a classic of American literature and contains one of the most famous opening lines in fiction: Call me Ishmael. On Nov. 15, 1867, the first stock ticker is unveiled in New York City. The advent of the ticker revolutionized the stock market by making up-to-the-minute prices available to investors around the country. Prior to this, information from the New York Stock Exchange traveled by mail or messenger. On Nov. 20, 1923, the U.S. Patent Office grants Patent No. 1,475,074 to 46-year-old inventor and newspaperman Garrett Morgan for his three-position T-shape pole traffic signal. By having a position other than just Stop and Go, it regulated crossing vehicles more safely than earlier signals had. On Nov. 16, 1959, The Sound of Music premieres on Broadway. While the real-life Maria did marry Count Georg von Trapp and become stepmother to his children, she never did the other things shown in the musical, such as run singing through the Salzburg, Austria, mountains. On Nov. 19, 1969, Brazilian soccer great Pele scores his 1,000th professional goal. Under Peles leadership, Brazil won the World Cup in 1958, 1962 and 1970. During his career, Pele scored 1,282 goals in 1,363 games. On Nov. 18, 1978, Peoples Temple leader Jim Jones leads hundreds of his followers in a mass murder-suicide at their commune in Guyana. Cult members who refused to take the cyanide-laced fruit-flavored drink were forced to do so at gunpoint or shot. The death toll was 913, including a U.S. congressman who was investigating the commune. It was British writer and humorist Jerome K. Jerome who made the following sage observation: It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. There is no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do. Wasting time is merely an occupation then, and a most exhausting one. Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen. According to an international survey of taxicab drivers, passengers who use cabs in London are twice as likely as those in eight other major metropolises to leave a laptop behind when exiting the taxi. Sharks can live for a century or more. Velcro came to market in 1957, after a Swiss inventor named George De Mestral spent nearly 10 years developing the idea. His inspiration came to him in 1948 on a hike, when he had difficulty removing tenacious little burrs from his clothes. He reasoned that if he could create synthetic burrs, they could be used as fasteners. The Parker Brothers game Monopoly is the best-selling game in history. Its available for purchase in 28 countries, and it can be played in 19 different languages. If you speak some French, you might know that the phrase tout a lheure means see you later. You might not realize, though, that that phrase is the origin of the English term toodle-oo. Chances are, theres a Park Street in your town. Its the most common street name in the United States. Europe is the only continent without a desert. Even icy Antarctica has deserts -including the worlds largest cold desert. We need anything politically important rationed out like Pez: small, sweet, and coming out of a funny, plastic head. -Dennis Miller THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAYISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201116B


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201118B A Specialty! Lic. & Ins.Celebrating our 30th year on Sanibel & Captiva e Law O ce of23 Years Experience Visit Us Online at www.jmslawyer.com 472-3322 e Village 2340 Periwinkle Way Suite J-1 Sanibel, FL 33957(Located in the executive o ces behind the shops) Ft. Myers O ce Now Also Open, by Appt. Only It seems that each year passes faster and faster. But here we are, on the precipice of 2012. Like every year there have been a lot of changes to the estate, gift, trust and tax laws that merit attention and vigilance in your estate plan. Today Ill review a few of them. If you are new to Florida and have not updated your estate planning documents, you really should take a good look at them. This is true even if your attorney up north told you that your plan is just fine. The most common mistake that I see is when the Florida residence that has now become your Florida homestead is titled into a revocable trust that contains credit shelter and marital trust provisions. When the spouse whose trust that owns the Florida homestead dies, the distribution of the homestead into the credit shelter or marital trust almost always results in an invalid devise under Florida law. What this means is that it doesnt matter what the will or trust says, Florida law is going to govern the distribution of the Florida residence. What Florida law mandates is that the surviving spouse now has a choice between a life estate in the residence and an undivided one-half interest as tenants in common with the decedent spouses children. If this is a second marriage, and even if the decedent spouses will or trust says to give the residence to all of the children of both spouses, or to one of them or some other combination it doesnt matter. Another potential problem with this arrangement is that the children will have a vested legal interest in the residence. What this means is that neither the surviving spouse nor the children can sell the residence without the others approval and they all will share in the proceeds of the sale. Further, if one of the children who have a vested interest in the residence has a creditor problem, that problem will now cloud the title to the residence. Another major change that occurred during the course of the last year is a new Durable Power of Attorney law in Florida. I wrote about this law a few weeks ago in this column and you can find that column on my firms website: www.sbshlaw.com/blog/. The quick synopsis is that due to the new law, it is wise to update your Durable Power of Attorney. The new law contains requirements mandating specific reference to certain powers for them to be effective, including new signing requirements. The budget crisis is going to affect the tax laws. For those of you who believe that the $5 million exemption is going to last forever, keep a close eye on the Congressional Deficit Reduction Super Committee which is due to issue its report sometime near the end of the month. If you have the inclination to take advantage of the increased gift and estate tax exemptions, time may be running very short. In fact, without any further action from the congress and the president, on January 1, 2013 the estate and gift tax exemptions will fall to $1 million and the top marginal estate tax rate will increase to 55 percent. While we hope this wont happen, weve all seen how dysfunctional our federal government has become. No one knows what the future law will bring so if you have thought about implementing more advanced estate planning techniques, there is no better time than the present to take advantage of todays more beneficial law. For those interested, Im going to be holding a workshop on these and related topics at the Sanibel Community House on November 15 at 9 a.m. If you want your current estate planning documents reviewed, we will be offering a complimentary checklist review. Just bring your documents with you and drop them off at 8:30 a.m. before the workshop. Youll get the documents back with the review at the end of the workshop. You may call 425-9379 to reserve your spot or to ask any questions. While most of us wish that things wont change all that much, Im afraid that 2012 is going to be filled to the brim with changes that affect us all. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerWhats New For 2012?by Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Superior InteriorsSome Sound Color Adviceby Marcia FeeneyWhen it comes to color, I advise my clients to follow their hearts. As an interior decorator, my color philosophy revolves around the fact that sometimes color preferences are not always the same as your favorite colors. But when some sound thought is considered when planning for a new color scheme, generally your hearts color desires will rule supreme! And as most people have discovered, planning a color scheme is a carefully thought-out process. I suggest my clients follow five easy steps in assessing their space for a new color scheme. First, decide where your best opportunities are for using color. Will painting one wall in an accent color give your room the spark you desire? Or perhaps a soft blending of similar color hues willcontinued on page 20B


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201119B M ichael B. Hil l F lorida Bar Board Certi ed W ills, Trusts & Estates Attorne y s Complimentary Written Trust AnalysisBring your current documents to the workshop at 8:30 a.m. for a complimentary written analysis Tuesday, November 15, 2011 9:00 a.m. Sanibel Community House 2173 Periwinkle Way Sanibel 33957 9100 C ollege Pointe C t., Fort Myers, FL 3391 9 w ww. sbs hl a w. co m | 2 39 33 4-1141 SHEPPARD, BRETT, STEWART, HERSCH, KINSEY & HILL P.A.Attorneys at Law DO YOU HAVE ESTATE PLANNING QUESTIONS LIKE THESE? We Have Answers! All Attendees Will Receive A FREE Florida Estate Planning Guide Crai g R. Hersch Wi ll Power Aut h or Pr Pr es es en en te te d d b by : R eserve y our space. C all: 2394 25-93 7 9 Insurance Tip Citizens Reduces Its Coverageby Marge MeekEffective in 2012, Citizens is taking away all coverage of aluminumframed pool cages (or any material that is not the same as your dwelling material) at renewal of your wind or your homeowners with wind policies. Also, carports, patios, and awnings that are aluminum will no longer be covered. The change also affects structures that are constructed to be open to the weather, like tiki huts. Since pool cages and the like have been added to the dwelling coverage in the past, this could mean that the coverage of your home is too high and will need to be refigured by your agent. Citizens is providing a new cost estimator to be used by your agent in recalculating the coverage. If you think this is the case, you are encouraged to contact your agent and ask for a new evaluation. Cost estimators are just that, so when contacting your agent, go over all the details of your home to see if there is really a substantive difference. Some of you will remember that up until a few years ago, Citizens would allow you to purchase an endorsement to cover the pool cage with a $500 deductible. That endorsement was taken away and since then, pool cage coverage has been included in your dwelling deductible, usually 2 percent. Now when we have high winds, named storms or hurricanes, you have no coverage from Citizens for your pool cage. There are a few companies who will write homeowners policies with wind coverage and those companies typically have the pool cage endorsement available as part of your dwelling deductible, just as Citizens had up to the 2012 change. Marge Meek is a local SanibelCaptiva insurance agent, who can be reached at mmeek@rosierinsurance. com. by Bryan HayesA pool heat pump is a refrigeration device that works just like your home air conditioning system but in reverse. During the summer when your air conditioning is set for cooling, it takes heat and moisture from the inside of the conditioned space and pumps it outside. Now your pool heat pump does the same exact thing, but in reverse. It takes the heat that is present in the outside air and, through conduction, transfers it to your pool water to raise the pool temperature. A basic knowledge of how a refrigeration system works would be beneficial at this point. Refrigeration is defined as the process of taking heat from someplace where it isnt wanted and disposing of it someplace where its acceptable. The laws of heat transfer dictate that heat will only move from a warmer medium to a cooler one. This heat transfer occurs through the use of refrigerant. Heat is absorbed from the outside air into the refrigerant because the temperature of the refrigerant is cooler than the outside ambient air. The heat that was absorbed from the outside air is then transferred into your pool water and helps raise its temperature. There are several factors that need to be considered when your pool heat pump is in operation. This heating process occurs a little at a time; you cannot expect to raise the temperature in your pool considerably in an hours run. Another factor that should be considered is the outside temperature. If there is more heat present in the outside air to be absorbed, then the heating process will go much faster; if its cool outside, the opposite is true. The best way to expedite the process is to use a pool blanket. I know that its not the most convenient method, but during extremely cool weather like we experienced last winter, you could lose up to eight degrees overnight. By using a pool blanket, you can also reduce your energy bills by as much as a third for the operation of your pool heat pump. One last point Id like to make is on the use of chlorine, and how improper use of this chemical can do serious, irreparable damage. Major consideration should be given to how the chlorine is introduced into your pool. Chlorine must be introduced downstream of your pools heat pump. It should never be introduced into the skimmers. If it is, the damage that will result in a short amount of time will cost a tremendous amount of money to repair. Whats even worse is that this failure will surely happen when you have everyone you know coming to Florida to swim in your warm pool for the holidays. P.S. Although we no longer work on pool heaters, I felt that sharing this information could be helpful. Bryan Hayes is a Sanibel air conditioning contractor. He also owns, with his brother Todd, an electrical business on Sanibel. He can be reached at Bryan@Sanibelair.com. Cooler Season Is Here, So It Might Be Time To Start Using That Heat Pump


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201120B NEW! (239) 395 COOL 1213 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 www.SanibelAir.com Manage your home. Away from home. Today! Home Monitoring System Installation Door locks Security Cameras Thermostats Lighting Online monitoring: ISLAND INSURANCE SERVICE HAVE YOUR POLICIES BEEN UPDATED AND REVIEWED... CALL FOR CALL FOR AUTO QUOTE AUTO QUOTE Wesley Cattanach Life Insurance Health Insurance Annuities Long Term Care Medicare Supplement Insurance Employee Bene ts Located in Both O From page 18BColor Advicegive your new room its desired feeling or mood. Second, take a critical look at your rooms architectural features. Do you want them to stand out take center stage or be minimized? For instance, perhaps you have painted bookshelves flanking a rooms fireplace. Adding an accent color to the back walls of your bookshelves might add just a bit of much-needed color flair to the entire wall scheme. Third, try to define how your space is being used. Reading, relaxing, game playing, watching TV? An important consideration in selecting your new color scheme is how you actually use and enjoy the space. Fourth, analyze your rooms lighting. How much natural light does your room have? A room with a lot of artificial light will definitely call for a different color plan than one with a lot of natural light. Fifth, but not least, its critical that you take into account your new rooms relationship to the other rooms in your home. Color continuity is key to creating the overall look most people desire for their homes. Marcia Feeney is an interior decorator on Sanibel. She can be reached at marcia@decden.net. Top AgentsGulf to Bay Sothebys International Realty of Sanibel and Captiva announced Top Marketing and Sales Agents for October. Top Marketing agent was Denise Chambre, and Top Sales agent was Jennifer Berry and The Berry Team. New AssociateBob Buntrock has joined Pfeifer Realty Group LLC as a broker-associate. Buntrock first came to Sanibel with his family in 1972 to manage sales of the 168unit Loggerhead Cay Condominium development. After selling out Loggerhead in l975, he created the islands first vacation rental company, Executive Services Inc. From 1975 to 1989, Executive Services managed more than 400 vacation rental units and provided condominium management services on Sanibel, Captiva, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Englewood, and Boca Grande. The company was also active in both project sales and general real estate. Buntrock served as broker-owner for both Sanibel Realty Inc. and Buntrock Realty Group Inc. He also provided consulting services to vacation rental companies and condominium associations. Buntrock is commissioner of the Sanibel 8-Ball Pool League where his team, Bunts Ball Busters, has captured firstplace honors in three of the leagues four years in existence. Bob Buntrock ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Jennifer Berry Denise Chambre CATS & DOGSShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201122B Mom And Me by Lizzie and PryceLizzie and Pryce answer your questions 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 psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in the care of elders and people with chronic illnesses. Dear Mom & Me, My wife has invaded my space. I retired and looked forward to doing all of the things I could not do while employed, e.g. sleeping in after a late night, having fun for hours on my computer and leisurely walks with the dog. My wife wanted to stay on with her job and her many social activities. The past six years have been so much fun and I have had the time to look at the cooking shows and I always have dinner ready when she returns. But now my wife has retired and is not so involved socially and so I cannot enjoy my fun in privacy. I love my wife but I wish she would leave me alone. What do you suggest I do? Harvey Dear Harvey, This is a reversal of roles; we usually hear about men invading a womans space. Your wife could also be having a difficult time. I would suggest you try to have a non-threatening discussion with her or have a relative or friend be part of the discussion. Encourage your wife to take up some of her former social activities in retirement that gave her pleasure while she was employed. Lizzie Dear Harvey, Perhaps gender equality has made it to another layer of gender politics! Welcome, welcome to the world of many women who have worked at home only to be invaded when their husbands retire and feel that they can run the home as they had run their office. Sorry, no sympathy here. I would recommend you discuss with your wife and restructure the home and activities so both of you are not under foot and bothersome to one another. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. deaRPharmacistTinnitus Can Drive You Nuts: What To Do About Itby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: What can be done to relieve the discomfort of tinnitus? The crackling, buzzing, and popping in my friends ear drives her to distraction. Shes tried several commercially available products from the health food store, all without relief so far. What do you suggest? LJ, Orlando, Florida Buzzing, clanging, whooshing, musical tones, humming, ringing, even jack hammering... tinnitus can drive you absolutely bonkers. I cant stand it even when my neighbor fires up his leaf blower, and thats over in 20 minutes. You may recognize these celebrities who have confessed to bouts of tinnitus: Eric Clapton, David Letterman and Steve Martin. The internal racket can be caused from exposure to sudden or chronic loud noises, free radical damage, agerelated hearing loss, medication side effects, ear wax and a number of diseases. Thats just for starters. All I can do here is give you some more perspective about options. If your tinnitus doesnt yield to simple remedies, see your doctor for an evaluation. Look in your medicine cabinet. Theres a surprisingly long list of prescription and OTC drugs that have been tied to tinnitus: Non-steroidal antiinflammatories (NSAIDs), loop diuretics (like furosemide), and many antibiotics, anti-depressant drugs, and salicylates (like aspirin). Auditory-related side effects might develop all of a sudden, even if youve been taking the drug a long time. Discuss this possibility with your doctor and pharmacist. In cases of reversible tinnitus, sometimes switching medications brings relief. Stress ramps up the noise! Consider biofeedback. Studies suggest that biofeedback training could help you find your internal control knob and turn down the volume. Deficiencies of specific nutrients can sometimes affect hearing health: Zinc, Coenzyme Q10, vitamins D and B12. Also, magnesium, a mineral in spinach and leafy greens, has been shown repeatedly to support auditory mechanisms, improve hearing loss and ease tinnitus. As we speak, the Mayo Clinic is conducting a clinical trial to verify this. And an Israeli study long ago found that military personnel with tinnitus were often short on B12. Asian folks seem to have a good grip on this condition. Chinese medicine doctors use acupuncture and a variety of herbals to deal with tinnitus. These treatments vary considerably, but could be very effective. I keep up with Korean news because my 24-Hour Pharmacist book is published in this language. A recent study concluded that two compounds: Bojungikgitang and banhabaekchulchonmatang significantly improve tinnitus. American health food stores are going to screech and whine if you ask them to order that stuff, so dont even bother. A few studies support the herbal gingko biloba, which may help by improving blood flow and scavenging free radical toxins. Other herbs worth looking into include black cohosh root and vinpocetine which improve blood flow and oxygen to the brain; goldenseal could help too, and also mullein herb which addresses inflammation. DID YOU KNOW: People with pale skin (who burn easily) appear to be more likely to be deficient in vitamin D. This information is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose your condition. Suzy Cohen is the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and is a registered pharmacist. To contact her, visit www. dearpharmacist.com. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


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We specialize in Customer Satisfaction Caring for you and about you2330 Palm Ridge Rd, Unit 12 Sanibel Island, FL 33957Fax 239-472-6144 We are ready for all your island needs with: Specially Formatted Bite & Itch Lotion Natural NoSeeUm Repellent We also offer rental of Walkers, Wheelchairs Crutches Special Orders Welcome Deliveries Available Bite and Itch Lotion Small Store Feel, National Chain Heath MartPHARMACY Periwinkle Way Palm Ridge Road Periwinkle Way In the Hungry Heron Plaza In the Hungry Heron Plaza Pharmacists Reggie Mathai and Burl Sizemore Pharmacists Reggie Mathai and Burl Sizemore TM/MC JD Powers Award Dr. DavePick Me, Pick Meby Dr. Dave HepburnI am a pretty picky picker. In late summer in my town I head out to pluck the plumpest purplest perfectest blackberries in town, a masochistic exercise known to its practitioners/victims as pick and prick. In August the blackberry pickers chant can be heard resonating throughout the valleys for many miles Mmmmmm, OUCH! mmmmmm, CRAP!, mmmmmm, WASP! (Repeat.) Im protective of my favourite spot and if I happen to see anyone picking in the very area that I intend to pillage, I point them to the freshly posted signs that read Bubonic Plague Zone or Medical Parking Only. If that fails then I subtly torch their car. Once picking I am never happy with the berry I have just picked/squashed. I glimpse that prize berry just beyond my reach. Like a bear sticking its bare snout into in a busy beehive, I extend myself fully to nab it but get viciously snagged by several lesser jealous berry branches. My hands become a patchwork of deep purple berry juice and deep red hemoglobin. Ahhh, the joy! Ohhh, the pain! Later in the fall I pick mushrooms, keeping in mind at all times the old adage, You can be a bold mushroom picker or an old mushroom picker but you can never be both. But many pickers are not seasonal pickers. They live in their own skin all year long and it seems to say to them, Pick me, pick me! Twenty-seven-year-old Julie had more scabs than a labor strike, more scars than Joan Rivers and more stress than a snake crossing the track at the Indy 500. Her face, scalp, shins and the parts of her back that she can actually reach have been scraped and picked over like a dead varmint in Vultureville. Some scabs were infected and now truly had become itchy. With great medical acumen I surmised that she simply couldnt help herself after she said to me, Doctor, I simply cant help myself. Julie suffers from Neurotic Excoriations (NE), an unfortunate yet common picking disease of the skin. Like all impulse control disorders, tension builds up and the impulse to pick becomes uncontrollable. There is momentary relief as Julie heads to the mirror and picks out imaginary threads but this is soon followed by shame and guilt as tears now flow and mingle with the blood of her over-picked, undermined face. She repeats this several times a day and has actually been placed on disability because of it. NE can be a manifestation of stress or a symptom of an underlying psychiatric disease such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression or borderline personality disorder and self-mutilation. I have a long spindly wooden back scratcher sitting on my desk right next to Gumby and Pokey. I call him Handy. He is the finest piece of wooden sculpture in my home and one of my best friends. Handy has five reliable wooden fingers that never complain when I send him down the back of my shirt to do a task that only a wooden hand could love. In fact I am scratching at this very moment as I type with my nose. Like most men and dogs, I love a good scratch. If Handy goes missing I get quite upset and throttle my sons until he reappears, usually where I left him in the bathroom (dont ask.) Am I abnormal? Perhaps, but not because of my scratching. Scratching becomes pathologic when it goes on for hours forming cuts that never heal as they are picked, scratched and rubbed again and again. Many over-scratched victims cover the damage with makeup; others dont leave home because of it. But now there is good news in this battle against problematic skin picking. Julie was placed on an SSRI medication and in very short time she has responded dramatically, though she still succumbs to the pick urge on occasion. She now needs no extra makeup other than to cover some old scars and she is functioning normally. She works full-time and has taken up new hobbies including cycling, knitting and baking homemade pies. I provide her with the berries. Like the column? Youll LOVE the book the Doctor is In(sane), available at Sanibel Island Bookshop. Contact Dr. Dave or read more at www.wisequacks. org. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: My sister seems to be selfabsorbed and I would like to get her to start thinking of others. Any suggestions?A: Why dont you take your sister to a place where you can volunteer and help others? She may resist initially as she may never have done this before. You can be the inspiration by letting her know how wonderful it is to care for others. It not only lifts their spirits but yours as well. Let your sister know that it may even help her to be healthier. Research shows that acts of caring can contribute to you having a healthier heart. Spreading acts of kindness can be contagious. Talk it up with her and let her know that sometimes its the little things that go a long way. Stop by and welcome a new neighbor, let someone in front of you at the toll booth, bring flowers to the office, and spread the compassion. You should see a shift in your sister once she realizes what she has done in the act of giving of herself. Dr. Clancy is a licensed mental health therapist, certified hypnotherapist, life coach, author and public speaker. You may email Dr. Connie at connie@drconstance.com. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


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Call: 470-2866RS 12/17 CC TFN ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201128B SANIBEL HOME WATCHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971 NR 9/2 BM TFN 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, Fl Phone: 239-472-3644, ext 1 Fax: 239-472-2334 www.crowclinic.orgHELP US PLEASE!!We need volunteers for: Clinic emergency patient admissions desk and baby animal feeders Visitor education center greeters and gift shop cashiers CROW (239) 472-3644, ext. 231 or volunteers@crowclinic.orgRS 10/28 NC TFN A-NEEDA HOME CLEANINGResidential and Rental Cleaning Window and pressure cleaning Now Serving Lee County Licensed & Insured Call: 352-587-1480 / 352-860-2979 RR 10/28 CC 11/18 CASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280. RR 10/28 CC 11/18 MARY ALICE HADLEY HAND PAINTED STONEWARE POTTERYA complete service for 10 to 12 in everything from mugs, plates, bowls, and many extra pieces. Serving plates, pitchers, butter dishes, salt and pepper shakers, bean pot, candlesticks, you name it. The complete set would retail for over $2500, buy it for $900. All Hadley pottery is painted, glazed and then kilnred at 2,100 degrees Fahrenheit, making it highly resistant to chipping and scratching. It is lead-free and oven, microwave and dishwasher-safe. Each hand-crafted pottery piece is signed by an artist trained by a protege of Mary Alice Hadley, and is the mark of genuine Hadley stoneware. Call 466-4707. RS 10/28 NC 11/18 MOBILE NOTARYProfessional notary public signing service. Loans, living wills, deeds, trusts, wills & POA. I will travel to your home, business or other meeting place. Jamee Ferous at 239-464-4746RR 11/4 PC 11/25 SQUEAKY CLEAN, LLCGood Honest Cleaning. Licensed & Insured. Free Estimates. Residential & Commercial. Call Jamee at 239-464-4746NR 11/4 PC 11/25 COUNTY WIDE CLEANINGServing all Lee County for 30 years. Home Restaurant Office Condos Beauty Salon Church Rental Property Free Estimates. $50 off 1st cleaning. Call 369-9017.NR 11/4 PC 11/11 TO PLACE AN AD LOG ON: IslandSunNews.com PART TIME TEACHER ASSISTANTNeeded at The Sanibel School Tolls Paid Call Maureen @ 472-1617 NS 11/4 NC 11/25 DOCK SPACE NEEDEDEast end retired resident looking for dock space on a Sanibel canal for 23 deck boat. Please call 395-2476 or 401-466-2807NR 11/4 CC 11/25 RECREATION AIDE:Works with children enrolled in the Citys after school & summer recreation programs. HSD & some exp as a youth counselor desirable. $11.05 Hrly. Job Re: RALIFEGUARD: Supervises swimmers; maintains pool & surrounding areas; assists conducting recreational activities & events at City pool. HSD/equivalent & valid Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR & First Aid Certs required. $13.00 Hrly. Job Re: LGADMINISTRATIVE RECEPTIONIST:Performs receptionist, administrative & clerical duties at Recreation Center. HSD & two yrs clerical, secretarial or administrative exp. Computer skills essential. $11.53 Hrly. Job Re: AR All positions P/T, As Needed, tolls paid. Application for Employment available at www.mysanibel.com, or City Hall. Submit to: City of Sanibel, Administrative Services Director, Job Re:_____, 800 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957, Fax 239-472-3065. EOENR 11/11 CC 11/11 HELP WANTEDSeeking part-time receptionist/ administrative assistant for Island Real Estate of ce. Must be highly organized with strong computer skills (MS-Of ce) and ability to communicate effectively. Prior experience in a real estate of ce preferred, but not required. Pay is commensurate with experience. Fax resume to 239-333-2388.NR 11/11 CC 11/11 HOUSEKEEPING INSPECTORPart-time and full time position needed in our Housekeeping department. Saturdays required. Please apply in person at 2341 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel, FL 33957NR 11/11 CC 11/18 JUST OFF-ISLAND STORAGE$2 per linear foot. Secured Storage. Car, RVs, Boats. U-Sell-It & Storage. 16820 San Carlos Blvd. 239-292-6471RR 11/11 CC 11/11 PARADISE POWERWASHINGHome, pool cage, deck, sidewalk & driveway. Mike @ 239-919-4573RR 11/11 CC 12/2 LIC./INS./CNA/CAREGIVERLooking for clients. Lt. Meals, Housekeeping, Laundry, Errands, Appointments, Meds. Dependable, Honest and Caring. Excl. Personal Refs. 239-896-0766RR 11/11 CC 11/11 MONINO CONSTRUCTION, INC.CBC 1257406 Home Maintenance, Drywall, Tile, Paint, Carpentry. Call Luis 239-209-3979 Licensed & Insured NR 11/11 CC 12/2 BOAT FOR SALEAsking $16,500 for my 2003 Pro-Line 20DC Bow-Rider with a 150HP Mercury SaltwaterXL 2-stroke 6 cyl. Approx. 300hrs. Well-Maintained. Please call Tate at 239-333-8867 for more information. NR 11/11 CC 11/11 1969 CAMARO RS/SS396 325hp, Hugger Orange. Price $7,000. More details at livaark4@msn.com 352-505-9726 NR 11/11 CC 11/18 FOR SALEToshiba Laptop $200. Full sized Whirlpool dryer $100. Tennis Ball Machine with low hours $450. Call 239-896-6385 NS 11/11 PC 11/11 BUSINESS FOR SALEDowntown Fort Myers Business for sale. Owner moving out of state. For information, call 239-689-1660. $54,000RR 11/11 NC 12/2 OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE700 square feet. Good Periwinkle location. Call Joe 516-972-2883. NS 11/11 ? 12/2


REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE VACATION RENTAL SEASONAL RENTAL ANNUAL/SEASONAL ANNUAL RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL PROPERTIES AVAILABLEFor a complete list visit our Website www.remax-oftheislands.com Call Dustyn Corace, RE/MAX of the Islands 239-472-2311RS 10/9 B TFN SCAN CODE FOR A FREE LIST OF ALL ISLAND PROPERTIESFOR SALEVISITwww.FreeSanibelList.comPfeifer Realty Group Sanibel Island, FL239-472-0004RS 6/17 BM TFN Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-7277S 10/9 B TFN ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201129B Isabella RasiIbt Rt En Cbnt RS 5/13 NC TFNIsabella Rasi (239) 246-4716EftIsabellaRasi@aol.comFor Information And Showings Please Call McGREGOR WOODS GREAT FAMILY HOME IN McGREGOR WOODS! 3/3/2...make an offer!SANIBEL EAST END Elegant, Sanibel East End Canal Front Home with Boat Dock. Like New! ASKING $1,795,000KEY WEST STYLE HOME AT THE BAY IN FORT MYERS BEACH (5/4/2) Fully furnished including a boat, etc. Asking $1,190,000WALK TO BEACH1 BR/BA. Female non smoker. Share house. $500/month includes utilities. One small pet okay. 239-699-8741.RS 8/5 BM TFN WALK TO BEACHAdorable 2 bedroom 1 bath 1/2 of duplex East End of Sanibel Great Monthly rates! Call Bob 410-913-2234RR 9/16 CC TFN NEAR BEACH PRIVATE HOME 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH3 bedroom, 2 bath Home with heated pool, in quiet Sanibel neighborhood. Seasonal and monthly rentals. 239-472-0692 or www.4sanibel.com. RS 10/14 CC TFN HOME SWAPWe have a cute 1 bdrm. cottage on beautiful Bowen Island. BC. Canada. 15 min. ferry ride to Vancouver, drive to Whistler Mtn. to ski. Car avail. also. We need 1 bdrm condo/cottage on Sanibel/Captiva for 2-4 wks. Dates exible. www.bowenisland.org 604-765-7983 lyn.edwards@shaw.caNR 10/21 CC 11/11 GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION FOR SALE BY OWNER 2008 MOBILE HOMEAT PERIWINKLE PARK 1 Bed room new queen bed. LR with sofa bed, kitchen, refrigerator ice maker, dinning area, Bosch washer dryer, dishwasher. Trane A/C with Pro 4000 programmable thermostat. Full tile oors. Full vinyl deck. Pavers. Oodles of space. Hurricane sun & window protection lm. Home in ex. cond. Much more, too numerous to mention. Pr iced at $83,200. Ground rent $5,800/yr. 239-209-1869 or Dorisdavenport@hotmail.com.RR 10/28 CC TFN NS 10/28 BM TFN VISIT:SanibelOpenHouses.com Pfeifer Realty Group Sanibel Island, FL2394720004SANIBELOPEN HOUSES POSTED DAILY HUGE NEIGHBORHOOD YARD SALEMcGregor Woods. South Ft Myers off McGregor Blvd. Saturday, Nov. 19thNS 10/28 NC 11/18 FOR SALE TRAILERPeriwinkle Park 30 Trailer with attached 20x10 screen room, furnished, cozy and clean, appliances, garden area, paver parking. Reduced price. Motivated to sell. 727-207-5787. Paradise!RR 11/4 CC 11/11 WALK TO BEACHPrivate Home with heated pool in a quiet area of Sanibel. Seasonal and monthly rentals. Newly decorated and equipped to a high standard. 2 bed/2 bath house. Contact Carolyn 239-579-0577 or carolyndutton@btinternet.comNR 11/4 CC 12/9 LAKESIDE SANIBEL 2/2 Fully furnished home available Jan & Feb 2012. Clean & Serene. Wi-Fi, cable, Phone, bikes and lake sunset views. Visit our website for pics & rates www.tinyurl.com/sanibelrental or 239-246-8124. VRBO.com listing #351907NR 11/4 CC 11/11 SANIBEL APARTMENT FOR RENT1 bedroom, 1 bath duplex. Washer/dryer; modern kitchen includes dishwasher, microwave. GREAT location walk to shops, bank, restaurants, while on a quiet street. $1,025/month includes all utilities except elec., tel. & cable. Call 395-8774. RS 11/4 CC TFN SANIBEL MONTHLYVACATION APARTMENTS Includes cable, wi ALL furnishings, w/d. From $900 $2,500 per month. Call 239-849-2210 3 units on Periwinkle Way!NR 11/4 NC 12/2 BAY FRONT OPEN HOUSE SUN, NOV 13 FROM 12PM 4PM#1314 ISABEL DRIVE (Periwinkle to Bailey to Bay to Isabel) 150 Bayfront. Nearly 1/2 acre on islands most prestigious drive. Over 4000 sq. feet. 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bath, den, fam room w/stone replace, nanny quarters, formal dining. Walls of windows with bay front pool enhancing perfect water views. $2,295,000 www.1314isabeldr.com Glenn Carretta Broker Associate John R. Wood Island Real Estate Inc. 239-850-9296 www.TeamSanibel.com RR 11/11 BM 11/11 SANIBELSmall two bdr. house for rent. Convenient, affordable, deposit, references. Please email jeff@jknorris7657@yahoo.com or phone 239-472-2125.NS 11/11 CC 12/2 CLOSE TO SANIBEL & FM BEACH 2BR/2BA, 2nd oor, end unit w/lanai. Very clean & bright. Pool & tennis. No smoking, no pets. $800 per month 239-851-4921 or 887-0834. RR 11/11 CC 11/18 MARINER POINTE TOWNHOUSEUnfurnished-ground level; 2 BR 2-1/2 BA; 2 enclosed porches; Bay & Canal views; private shing pier; boat dockage lease available; Cable TV, water, pest control, refuse collection all included in annual lease. 239-395-1786 RR 11/11 CC 12/2 Duplex, 1/1 UF ground level, screened porch, walk to beach $900/mo. Canal Home, 3/2/den/pool/dock just off Island $2,300/mo.472-6747Serving The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Owner ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBEL RS 11/11 BM TFN ANNUAL RENTALS AVAILABLEQuaint duplex on the east end of the island. Quiet neighborhood, canal-front. 3 bedroom, 1 bath $1,500/month 2 bedroom, 1 bath $1,200/month Washer/dryer, screened-in lanais. Please call Dan @ 239-994-4581 or Bridgit @ 239-728-1920RS 11/11 CC 11/11 HUGE GARAGE SALE6039 Dinkins Lake Road, Sanibel off of Wulfert. November 12th and 13th. 9 a.m. 2 p.m.NS 11/11 CC 11/11 YARD SALE4772 Tradewinds Dr, Sanibel 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat, Nov 12 Household tools, misc.NS 11/11 CC 11/11


NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands CALLING CARD 239-395-1213Emergency................................................911 Sanibel Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3111 Lee County Sheriffs Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .477-1200 On Call Captiva Deputy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .477-1000 Fire Department Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-5525 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9494 Florida Marine Patrol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .332-6966 Florida Highway Patrol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .278-7100 Poison Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-800-282-3171 Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1080 City of Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4135 Administrative Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3700 Building Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4555 Community Housing and Resources . . . . . . . . . . .472-1189 Planning Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4136 Library Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2483 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2133 Post Office Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1573 Sanibel (toll free) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-275-8777 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1674 Sanibel Community Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2155 Senior Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-5743ARTSArcade 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .418-0996CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONSABWA (American Business Womens Assoc.) . . . . . . . .472-4499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . or csimontacchi@earthlink.net American Legion Post 123 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9979 Angel Flight SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-877-4AN-ANGELAudubon 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-0836PAWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 www.sanibelsoccer.org 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .671-6381ISLAND ATTRACTIONSBailey-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 Pets Of The Week ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201130B My name is Diamond and I am a threeyear-old female cream boxer mix. Comments: I was found stuck in a ditch but fortunately I was rescued. Ive been waiting for a family to adopt me so I could be their loyal companion and have a nice house to live in and a fenced yard where I can play. Boxers love to play and go for long walks. Most of all I just want to be your best friend. Adoption fee: $30 during November or free to a military veteran My name is Roger and I am a domestic shorthair black and white neutered male cat. I am five years old. Comments: Domestic shorthairs may be considered run-of-the-mill by some folks standards but I am anything but ordinary. Im intelligent, inquisitive, affectionate, charming, and really, really cute! Adoption fee: $10 during Novembers Jazz Up Your Life adoption promotion or free to a military veteran. For information about this weeks pets, call 5337387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www.LeeLostPets.com. When calling, refer to the animals 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. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office, off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, ageappropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if three months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs six months and over, feline AIDS and leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10-day health guarantee, and a bag of Science Diet pet food. The adoption package is valued at $500. Roger ID# #519712 Diamond ID #516327 photos by squaredogphoto.com




SANIBEL CAPTIVA SANIBEL CAPTIVA CAPTIVA CAPTIVA SANIBEL FORT MYERS CAPTIVA SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL CAPTIVA Follow us on Real EstateWe make it easy. You make it home.RoyalShellRealEstate.com (800) 805.0168 FORT MYERS 1870 Clayton Court Ft. Myers, FL 33907 239.689.7653 BONITA SPRINGS 26811 S. Tamiami Trail Bonita Springs, FL 34134 239.992.9100 SANIBEL ISLAND 959 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 239.472.0078 CAPTIVA ISLAND 15050 Captiva Drive Captiva, FL 33924 239.427.0078 NAPLES 589 & 601 Fifth Ave S Naples, FL 34102 239.213.9100 NAPLES 3000 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34103 239.213.9100 REDUCED 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Penthouse Gorgeously Remodeled and Decorated Beach Views from Living Room & Porch Virtual Tour: www.compasspointcondo.info $599,000 MLS 2111084 Bob & Viv Radigan, 239.691.6240GREAT ISLAND BEACH CONDO! Exceptional Direct Water Views Penthouse Master Suite Large, Contemporary 3BD/3BA Great Community Pool, Tennis & Fitness Room $1,799,000 MLS 2110983 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico 239.826.2704LANDS END VILLAGE 1628 2BD/2BA Unit with Stainless Appliances Established Rentals with Royal Shell On-Site Management, Pet Friendly Complex Fully Furnished $459,000 MLS 2100659 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984GREAT DEAL AT LOGGERHEAD CAY Top Floor, 2 Bedrooms with Loft Direct Gulf with Extended Lanai Fabulous Sunsets /White Sand Beach Great Personal Vacation or Rental $769,900 MLS 2800792 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico 239.826.2704BEACH VILLA 2336 Sunrise Bay Views From 2nd Floor Charming 1 Bedroom Large Pool and Spa Short Stroll to the Beach and More $315,000 MLS 2111001 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico 239.826.2704BAYSIDE VILLA 5234 Intimate 8 Unit Complex Corner Haven with Gulf Access 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Views of Pine Island Sound $649,000 MLS 2900694 John & Denice Beggs, 239.357.5500CAPTIVA HIDE-A-WAY 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Ground Level Condo Remodeled Kitchen and Baths Close to Pool & Clubhouse $450,000 MLS 2101271 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319CLOSE TO HEART OF BLIND PASS 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Large Glass Enclosed Lanai Professionally Decorated Pool, Tennis, Fishing Pier $399,000 MLS 2110850 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984SPECTACULAR RIVER SUNSETS 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Furnished Direct Beach Front South Seas Island Resort Perfect Island Getaway & Rental Income $429,000 MLS 2701218 Jim Branyon, 239.565.3233GULF BEACH VILLA 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths Unparalleled Gulf Views New Lawn Area and Landscaping Wraparound Lanais and Beautiful Pools $3,900,000 MLS 2110707 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302EXCLUSIVE SEASPRAY SUBDIVISION 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Updated Unit at Sundial Resort Grosses $40K Turnkey with Resort Amenities $299,000 MLS 2900975 Sarah Ashton, 239.691.4915INCOME PRODUCER 2 Bedrooms on 2 Levels with 2 Huge Porches Gulf Front Townhouse with only 6 Owners Master Bedroom Encompasses Entire 2nd Level One Of A Kind Unique Beachfront Condo $749,000 MLS 2111102 Bob & Viv Radigan, 239.691.6240PRIVATE TOWNHOUSE-STYLE BEACH CONDO 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Gulf Views over Tropical Lagoon Complete Upscale Renovation Great Rental Income Opportunity $649,000 MLS 2110920 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984REMODELED CORNER UNIT-SAND POINTE 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths Spacious and All on One Level Peaceful Views of Golf Course Large, Solar Heated Pool $898,900 MLS 2110322 Cathy Rosario, 239.464.2249BEACHVIEW COUNTRY CLUB 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Fantastic Rental Condo Complex Ground Floor Walk-Out Vacation Retreat or Investment Property $599,900 MLS 2110090 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984TROPICAL LAGOON VIEWS 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Beach Cottage Captiva Village Location Near Beach on Private Street Private Use or Rental Investment $1,025,000 MLS 2110866 John and Denice Beggs, 239.357.5500CAPTIVA HAMPTON NEW LISTING NEW LISTINGISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 11, 201132B