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: 11-25-2011
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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 DECEMBER SUNRISE/SUNSET: 6:54 5:36 6:55 5:36 6:56 5:36 6:56 5:36 6:57 5:36 6:58 5:36 6:59 5:36 VOL. 19, NO. 22 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA NOVEMBER 25, 2011 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands A ASECTIONHappy ThanksgivingGulf Coast Symphony Performs Beethoven And Tchaikovsky With 14-Year-Old Award-Winning PianistThe Gulf Coast Symphony will present the first of this seasons Classical Access Concerts on Saturday evening, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. This program features performances of Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor; Opus 37 featuring 14-year-old Virginia Waring, International Piano Competition winner; and Tristan Teo and Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1 in G minor Winter Day Dreams. This concert takes place at BIG ARTS on Sanibel (900 Dunlop Road). Ample free parking is available. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for students, and children under 17 are admitted free. Tickets are available online at www. accessconcerts.org, by calling 2771700, or at the BIG ARTS box office one hour prior to the performance. This concert is sponsored in part by Drs. Peter and Eleanor Blitzer and the Gulf Coast Symphonys Musical Legacy Society. Fourteen-year-old Tristan Teo started piano lessons at age six with Aline Banno and is now under the direction of Dr. Sasha Starcevich. Over the past couple of years, Tristan has built a reputation of excellence in performance, with a singular ability to communicate with his audience. continued on page 26 Tristan Teo CROW Offers Santa Photos At LuminaryCROW, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, will offer pet (and/or human) photos with Santa on Sanibel Luminary Night, Friday, December 2. Santa will be available for photos from 5 to 7 p.m. at Island Paws in the Olde Sanibel Shoppes at the junction of Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Road. Photography is provided by Shari Brownie Photography. The donation to CROW is $35 and will include four photos emailed to you as well as a one-year membership to CROW. Additional printed copies of the photos will be available from Island Graphics. Bring your pet, human or animal, for a photo with Santa Holiday Season Musical At StraussThe critically acclaimed musical Winter Wonderettes will play this holiday season at BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater, 2200 Periwinkle Way. Tickets are $42 for adults and $20 for children. The musical is set in the fictional town of Springfield, where the all-girl musical group The Marvelous Wonderettes is preparing for a special holiday revue at Harpers Hardware. But when Santa mysteriously turns up missing on the night of their performance, the Wonderettes must combine their talent and spontaneity to distract from the absence of the jolly big guy in red. Festive tunes such as Santa Baby, Jingle Bell Rock and Its a Marshmallow World quickly warm the crowd, but when the chilling details explaining Santas sudden disappearance are discovered, the pressure is on for the girls to keep the Christmas spirit alive. LA Weekly calls Winter Wonderettes, The perfect Christmas revue... the musical numbers crackle with energy and joy. There will be a special New Years Eve performance December 31, which will include a champagne reception and toast with the cast of the show. Tickets are $75. Show begins at 9 p.m. Winter Wonderettes is supported by Herb Strauss Theater Season Sponsor The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company and Show Sponsor The Royal Shell Companies.continued on page 4 Winter WonderettesCalling Volunteers For Bird Count December 17San-Cap Audubon will conduct its annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 17. 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 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. Conservationism 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 during 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 continued on page 4


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 20112 Photos with Santa at Sanibel LuminaryCROW, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, will offer Pet (and/or human) Photos with Santa on Luminary Night, Friday, December 2. Santa will be available for photos from 5:00-7:00 PM at Island Paws in the Sanibel Shoppes at the junction of Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Roads. Photography is provided by Shari Brownie Photography. The donation to CROW is $35 and will include four photos emailed to you as well as a one-year membership to CROW. Additional printed copies of the photos will be available from Island Graphics. For questions, please call Annie at Soon Come 239-395-8700.Bring your pet, human or animal, for a photo with Santa Captiva Community Panel MeetingThere will be a quorum in attendance for the next meeting of the Captiva Community Panel, set for Tuesday, December 13, beginning at 9 a.m. at Tween Waters. A draft agenda is below. Captiva Community Panel December 13 Meeting Agenda Meeting convened at 9 a.m. at Tween Waters Inn 9 a.m. Introductions and roll call; approval of November 8 minutes 9:05 a.m. CEPD update, Kathy Rooker, CEPD 9:10 a.m. A vision of Captivas future: Scope and approach? Max Forgey 9:40 a.m. 2012 slate of panel members and election of officers, Ken Gooderham 9:50 a.m. 2012 panel budget, Ken Gooderham 10 a.m. 2012 meeting dates, Ken Gooderham 10:05 a.m. Agreement with Forgey Planning Service, Ken Gooderham 10:10 a.m. Hurricane Preparedness & Response Committee, Doris Holzheimer 10:15 a.m. Committee reports (as necessary): Finance & budget, Ken Gooderham Water quality, John Jensen Fund-raising, Rick Hayduk 10:20 a.m. Other business and public comment Confirm dates for next meetings (January 10, February 14, March 14) Adjourn The Captiva Community Panel provides a public forum whereby Captiva property owners can present projects requiring variances and get feedback from and answer questions of the panel members and other Captiva neighbors attending the public meeting. The panel has no decision-making authority on variance requests but does advise Lee County as to the point of view of the panel and the point of view expressed by other interested Captivans attending the public meeting at which the variance request was presented. The next Captiva Community Panel meeting is tentatively scheduled for January 10 in the Wakefield Room at .Tween Waters Inn, 15951 Captiva Drive, Captiva. The Captiva Community Panel is sponsored by the Captiva Property Owners Association Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization by IRS determination. The association is registered under account number CH28824 with the state of Florida under Chapter 496, Florida Statutes, the Solicitation of Contributions Act. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.


3 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011 Its Time To Welcome Back Sanibel!Once again The Sanibel Community Association (SCA) will be welcoming islanders home at The Community House with a down home celebration planned for Friday December 9 at 6 p.m. that includes dinner, community dessert, potluck and Bingo with prizes. The catered dinner, provided by Baileys, will include barbecued pulled pork, baked beans, maple-glazed corn bread, tossed salad, coleslaw, and potato rolls served with lemonade, coffee and sweet tea followed by a dessert potluck contest (bring your desert along with printed recipe) and enjoy island camaraderie as we gather together to play Bingo with prizes. Welcome Back Sanibel is also the annual kick-off for The Sanibel Community Associations membership drive. Space is not limited, but people are urged to purchase tickets early. Tickets are on sale and may be purchased by calling The Community House at 4722155 or stopping by in person. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $20 members, $15 non-members, and children 12 andyounger are $5.00. There is an additional charge for Bingo. For more information about Welcome Back Sanibel and other SCA-sponsored events, go to www.sanibelcommunityassociation.net. 75th Annual SANIBEL SANIBEL SHELL FAIR SHELL FAIR & SHOW & SHOWMarch 1st ,2nd and 3rd


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 20114 From page 1Winter WonderettesSingle event tickets as well as series and subscription tickets are available for purchase through the BIG ARTS website. Season series tickets are $108 for three shows. Winter Wonderettes runs through Saturday, December 31. All shows begin at 8 p.m. To purchase tickets acall the theater box office at 472-6862 or 395-0900; e-mail info@BIGARTS.org; or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Open 7 Days A Sanctuary of Art in The Village Shops 2340 Periwinkle Way #B3, Sanibel, Florida 33957 239-472-3386Monday Saturday 10:30 to 5:00 www.watsonmacraegallery.com Voted Best of the Islands 2011 NEW EXHIBIT!ENVIRONSGreg Biolchini Mally Khorasantchi Lindsey Wollard Exhibit Dates: November 15 to December 10, 2011 ------------------------------------FEATURING THE BEST IN:fine art artisan jewelry glass hand-crafted ceramics home accents NANNYS NANNYS CHILDRENS SHOPPE CHILDRENS SHOPPE 2250 PERIWINKLE WAY (Sanibel Square-adjacent to The Bean)395-1730Owner: Jan Gabrielson BOOK SIGNING! BOOK SIGNING!Guest cartoonist and childrens book author Doug MacGregor will be signing books and doing cartoon drawings at Nannys on Friday, November 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dougs newest book is Turtellini. Bring the Whole Family! Select Fall Merchandise is 30% This Day Only, Friday, November 25. Shop Now For e Holidays! Womens Guild Hosts A Fall CruiseIn early November, St. Isabel Womens Guild and their guests sailed on the Lady Chadwick from McCarthys Marina on Captiva. Once again, the captain and crew were wonderful and the 100 passengers not only saw the sunset but also the moon rise as they enjoyed delicious refreshments throughout the evening. Paul McCarthy, Brenda Segura, Arline Ford and Father Christopher Senk From page 1Bird CountAmerica. Those original 27 Christmas Bird Counters tallied a total of 90 species on all the counts combined. Volunteers are needed for this years bird count. Birding skills are desirable but not necessary. Anyone who would like to participate in this years Sanibel-Captiva Christmas Bird Count may obtain addition information by calling 395-3804.


5 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011 Find us on (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 Thanks to God, Thanks to God, Each and every day, for all of Each and every day, for all of you and our many blessings! you and our many blessings! Sanibel Sanibel Beauty Beauty Salon Salon 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 FISH 30 Rocks! Reveals First Artist: Luc Century FISH (Friends In Service Here) of Sanibel revealed the first work of art commemorating the FISH 30th anniversary which takes place in January. He is Luc Century, revered local artist and Sanibel resident, known for his beautiful work with glass. This time he has turned his artistic talent to work with rock for the FISH 30 Rocks! celebration. Century has created a spectacular piece of art work using rock as his medium and has etched an intricate fish in the center of the rock. Using the popular TV series 30 Rock as its theme, FISH will celebrate its 30th anniversary by hosting a special open house celebration on Monday, January 30 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the FISH Walk In Center, 1630 Periwinkle Way. The whole community is invited. Century honed his etching skills over many years as an artist, primarily using glass, but he is no stranger to rock. His artistic skills using rock can be seen in Washington D.C. at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall where he was part of the team that etched the 58,000 names in black granite. FISH has invited 30 of the islands most talented artists to create individual works of art, all using rock as their canvas, to celebrate FISH of Sanibels 30-year history of providing human services on the islands. Luc Centurys artwork, along with the other works of art will form part of the silent auction items at the open house. FISH of Sanibel is a non-profit volunteer organization assisting Sanibel and Captiva islanders and visitors with a wide range of services. For more than 30 years FISH has been a neighbor helping neighbors organization offering free human services such as transportation for medical appointments, meal delivery, health equipment, food pantry, and emergency financial assistance. The Walk-in-Center is open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. FISH can be contacted at 472 4775 or by visiting www.fishofsanibel.com Choral Group And Artist Team Up For Charityby Jim GeorgeIt was a marriage of talent last Sunday at the Lovegrove Studio on Sanibel. Acclaimed island artist Leoma Lovegrove and talented director, Joseph Caulkins with his select 22-voice choral group, Vocal Artistry, presented a sparkling display of painting and music to benefit local charities. Dubbed Painting Out Loud with Leoma Lovegrove, her performance was an extravaganza of imagination as she played with her audience amid a laser light show set to music and video. Vocal Artistry, whose singers wore sophisticated costumes, performed with precision and exceptional blend in their debut performance an eclectic mix of classical music, love songs and spirituals. The group will certainly be a force in the local music scene. As Vocal Artistry sang Lovegrove painted a new original work; plans are still in the works as to where the painting will travel on its tour. Caulkins, former director of choruses for the Southwest Florida Symphony, now director of the 120-voice Key Chorale in Sarasota, recognized as the premier choral group in south Florida, formed Vocal Artistry just a year ago. Vocal Artistrys performances are designed to inspire, entertain, enlivencontinued on page 28 Luc Century artwork Available at:Sanibel Art & Frame 630 Tarpon Rd. Sanibel 395-1350 Two Islands Gallery Chadwicks Square Captiva 472-7633www.ikkimatsumoto.com Ikki Matsumoto Paintings & PrintsBird?, What Bird! Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 20116 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 Christman Lindgren Now Open To TrafficLindgren Boulevard has reopened to traffic. The contractor has completed the replacement of the box culvert single fixed span flat deck concrete bridge. The project began May 16. Over the next two weeks, the ccntractor will begin restoration of the shared use path and residential driveways, final shoulder grading, sodding and landscaping. The anticipated completion date for this remaining work is Friday, December 2. Anyone with questions and/or comments regarding this project is invited to contact the City of Sanibel Public Works Department at 472-6397. Meet Dancing With Islands Star Katie GardeniaEach week The Sanibel Community Association presents a profile of one of the six contestants for this years Dancing with the Islands Stars. One of the islands favorite annual events, now in its third season. This week, meet Katie Gardenia, the third of our six contestants. Gardenia is an island legend, best known as the original owner of the whimsical Bubble Room restaurant on Captiva Island, famous for serving the biggest slices of homemade cake one has ever seen. Since selling the restaurant in 1989, Gardenia shas focused on her art. She creates hand-sculpted fantasy art dolls whimsical, magical and endearing mermaids, fairies and mystical folklore people, plus bags, pillows and adornments. Her mixed media materials include felting, silk, wool hand stitching and beading, found driftwood, toothpicks, watercolor paint, stamping and colored chalk. In addition, she is now an author (as she just released her first book, A Bubble Moment, a combination cookbook and coffee table book sure to be popular among residents and visitors to the island. Gardenia, will be paired up with professional dance instructor David Flory. If you would like to meet her, she can be found during the Sanibel Masters Art Festival being held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26 at The Community House. Dancing with the Islands Stars is a two-day event at The Community House that 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. Rehearsal tickets are $35 and for the gala, $100. To track Gardenias progress along with that of other dancers, Raynauld Bentley, Phaidra McDermott, Nicole McHale, and Shara Weaver, go to www.sanibelcommunityassociation.net. The Condominium Associations of Sanibel, Inc.CASI Kick-Off Breakfastwith Mayor Kevin RuaneFriday, December 2ndSundial Resort 8 a.m. Registration 8:30 Breakfast Buffet 9-10 Mayor RuaneFor reservations call 334-2138 or e-mail suitors@earthlink.net by Wednesday, November 30thSponsored by Crowther Roo ng & Sheet Metal Katie Gardenis with dance instructor David Flory


7 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011 Shopping BeginsEast End Now Open for Breakfast & Lunch Only (till 3 pm) 472-0303 362 Periwinkle WayLighthouse CafeUnique Clothing & Accessories for the Island Girl and Island WomanFeaturing NYDJ Joseph Ribkoff. Berek Painted Pony & much, much more....SUMMER HOURSMon-Fri 9:30-3:30 pm Sat. 9:30-?(at the East End)455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel395-3455 Not Your Daughters Jeans Paul J. Morris BrokerCommercial/Residential 239-579-0511 O ce Vacation Rentals Property Management Email: paul@lighthouserealty .com www.LighthouseRealtyOf eIslands.com WE NOW OFFER STERLING SILVER POLISHING14K and 18K Platinum, Custom Design, Watch Batteries and Bands Buying GoldOn Sanibel For Over 20 Years!SUMMER HOURSMon-Fri 9:30-3:30 pm Sat. 9:30-?(at the East End)455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel472-5544 Whats Happening At The House In December Telephone: (239) 472-2155info@sanibelcommunityhouse.net 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 CLASSESComplimentary Shell CraftingMonday 10 am 3 pmZumbaTuesday/Thursday 10 am 11 am Wednesday 5:30 pmSanctioned Duplicate BridgeEvery Tuesday at 1 pm $8.00Island YogaWed, Thurs, Fri at 8 am $12 members/$15 non membersDECEMBER EVENTSLuminary at The Community HouseFriday, December 2nd at 4 pm 8 pm Its a perfect time to buy your holiday shell gifts Stop in early and enjoy The Lions Fish Fry at 4 pm!Welcome Back Sanibel & Bingo GameFriday, December 9th at 6 pm $10 members/$15 guests/children under 12 $5 (Bingo extra) must be over 18 years of age to play BingoHoliday Mini GolfDecember 26th December 30thNew Years Eve Dinner DanceSaturday, December 31st at 7 pm $50 members/$60 guestsTickets for Dancing with the Islands Stars go on sale : Thursday, December 1st at 9 amTo enrich community spirit through educational, cultural and social gatherings in our historic Community House. The SCA is a 501c 3 Organization. Its Time to Renew your Membership TodayFollow Us On FacebookSanibel Community Association Members enjoy discounted ticket prices to most of the Events listed above. Go to www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net for more information, and become a member today! On Tuesday, November 29, the Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the City of Sanibel, will host a workshop at The Community House at 8 a.m. to discuss resort redevelopment. The workshop is being held to help explain the changes to the Land Development Code and the opportunity that these present to plan for the future upgrading of Sanibels resort accommodation. City council members, chamber board members, city staff and accommodation members of the chamber will be present to discuss this key initiative and ensure the widest possible understanding of the implications for the future redevelopment of Sanibel. Shortly after the incorporation of the City of Sanibel in 1974, the Sanibel Plan created a resort housing district. This district included most of the resorts that then existed on Sanibel. In 2010 the City Council determined that there was a need to allow for the rehabilitation or reconstruction of these now aging buildings in the resort district to: Improve building safety by complying with the building code and flood requirements, and To provide opportunities for upgrading so as to encourage the retention of short term rental units. The council considered preservation of the short term rental housing stock to be in the interests of residents and businesses. Over a 12-month period ending in June 2011, the Sanibel Planning Commission, at the request of the city council, reviewed the Land Development Code in order to identify any necessary changes to enable progress towards these objectives. The Sanibel & Captiva Chamber of Commerce were represented throughout this whole process. Specific recommendation for changes were developed by the city planning staff, discussed in public meetings of the commission and its subcommittee, proposed to the city council and accepted in June 2011. Members of the public, representatives of island organizations and the chamber of welcomed the councils decision. In view of the importance of the issue for Sanibel, the chamber encourages island businesses to attend and participate in the workshop. City Council And Chamber Host Resort Redevelopment Workshop Sanibel Forum On Casino Gambling In Lee CountyThe Sanibel-Captiva Republican Caucus will host a forum on casino gambling and destination casinos at 10 a.m. on December 3 at the Sanibel Library, Room 1. Pat Andrews, a co-founder of Florida Casino Watch, will speak on Exposing the Dark Side of Destination Casino Gambling. Mark and Pat Andrews founded Casino Watch in 1993 after a disastrous flood put tens of thousands of people out of work in Missouri. Las Vegas casinos arrived as the savior, promising to build a 500 -ear levy and provide jobs for thousands of people if Missouri just gave them seven miles of riverfront for the new Las Vegas of the mid-west. After a friends teenage son was beaten by bookies at his front door for not paying his gambling debts on time, the Andrews recognized that someone had to stand up. Casino Watch has developed the largest gambling research library in the world containing over 500,000 books, studies, articles and recordings. It has helped hundreds of communities and states in the U.S. and across the world defeat gambling expansion. It has lobbied and testified at the state and federal levels as well as being featured in many national news sources. This presentation will be open to the public. Call Robb Moran at 472-9035 for more information. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 20118 Thanksgiving Buffet Island icon Bryce McNamara, 64, passed away unexpectedly November 11, 2011. A celebration of his life will be held at 4 p.m. on December 11 on Tarpon Bay Beach. McNamara grew up in Rockville Centre on Long Island, New York and later moved to San Francisco. Together with his brother Lance, he started the first Tin Can Alley Gallery and Health Food restaurant. After visiting Sanibel with his parents, he moved here in 1971. McNamara, the son of Dr. Paul and Margaret Mary McNamara, built a home on Cayo Costa the first of many homes he was to build in his lifetime with his then-wife Nancy and their daughter, Welcome Rachel McNamara. They lived on Cayo Costa where McNamara was an avid stone crabber, posting 50 traps at one point. He loved the sea, both on Long Island and on Sanibel, and felt Sanibel was his spiritual home. He was an accomplished metalsmith and later had the Tin Can Alley Gallery on Library Way with his then-wife Marcia Clifford, now deceased. From early in his life, McNamara was an avid recycler and for many decades he created wonderful, original art from recycled material that still graces the homes of many on Sanibel and Captiva and sits in many restaurants on the islands. In 2009 he married long-time friend, companion, and fellow artist Lynn Russell. They were working towards a third Tin Can Alley Gallery and had been creating and planning a new and eclectic gallery for the island when he suddenly passed away. McNamara was preceded in death by his wife Marcia Clifford, brother Lance McNamara, and father Dr. Paul McNamara. He is survived by his wife Lynn Russell, mother Margaret Mary Hoehn, daughter Welcome Rachel McNamara, niece Demaris McNamara, and his cat Rudy Baker and special friend Moses. McNamara loved sunsets and would withstand a barrage of mosquitoes and no-see-ums to enjoy each one as if it were new. In lieu of flowers, the family asks friends to bring a small angel with their name on it to the life celebration in remembrance at Tarpon Bay Beach and to enjoy the sunset. OBITUARY BRYCE MCNAMARA An example of McNamaras unique style Sanibel Center 4 LifeMondaysHappy Hour Fitness 8 a.m. Essential Total Fitness 9:30 a.m. TuesdaysPower Hour Fitness 8 a.m. Gentle Yoga 9:30 a.m. WednesdaysHappy Hour Fitness 8 a.m. Essential Total Fitness 9:30 a.m. ThursdaysPower Hour Fitness 8 a.m. Gentle Yoga 9:30 a.m. FridaysHappy Hour Fitness 8 a.m. Essential Total Fitness 9:30 a.m. 2401 Library Way Phone 472-5743 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


9 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011 Come for the beaches.... Come for the beaches.... Discover the Shopping Discover the Shopping Managed by Association Management Commercial Leasing Property Watch239-395-9111 ShopOnSanibel.com ShopOnSanibel.com Adventures In Paradise C. Turtles e Leather Connection Sanibel Resort Wear Sanibel Sole Synergy e Cedar Chest Fine Jewelry Shiny Objects Cheeburger Cheeburger Dolce Tesoro e Sanibel Caf Needful ings Pandoras Box Pandoras Box Too Wilford & Lee Home Dcor Tahitian Gardens 1975-2019 periwinkle waySomething for Everyone TheVillage ShopsV S 2340 periwinkle wayShop & Be PamperedWhy Knot Why Knot Relax Sanibel Tropical Wines On e Edge a unique boutique William E. Wilson, Fine Jewelry Design Kym Nader Interiors home dcor Watson MacRae Gallery Tribeca Hair & Nail Salon 630 Tarpon Bay RoadPets WelcomeOver Easy Caf Amys Something Special Suncatchers Dream Island Paws jb designs Sanibel Art & Frame Sanibellas Town CenterC 2496 Palm ridge roadYum to OMSubway Island Pizza Sanibel YogaPhoto by Cameron Michael Photography Shell Museum Sponsors Free Beach Walk ProgramIf you want to burn off some of those Thanksgiving calories while also learning about shells,The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums next Beach Walk will offer a program that is fun and fascinating for the whole family. Participants will meet at Gulfside City Park/Algiers Beach on Sanibel on November 29 at 9 a.m. Shell Museum volunteer Dotty DeVasure, a lifelong shelling expert, will give tips on finding and identifying mollusks, as well as explain how they live, eat and move. During the beach walk, (which lasts about an hour), DeVasure will answer questions and help participants identify shells. (The program is free, but parking fees will apply.) Call Diane Thomas at 395-2233 (at the Shell Museum) for additional information. Dotty DeVasure, left, will lead a beach walk November 29 at Gulfside City Park (Algiers) Enjoy wine and cheese while chatting with Myra. See her Original oil Paintings, Prints cards and signed copies of her book Retro Images From The Florida Coast will be available. Meet local artist Myra Roberts Luminary Night from 5-7 pm. 630 Tarpon Bay Rd .Old Sanibel Shops Open 9-5 mon-fri 10-4 sat Closed Sundays 395-1350 sanibelartandframe.com Enjoy wine and cheese while chatting with Myra. See her Original oil Paintings, Prints cards and signed copies of her book Retro Images From The Florida Coast will be available.


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 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. 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 endNOW IN PROGRESS LOGOS ThanksgivingThe LOGOS children at Sanibel Community Church celebrated Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 16. They feasted on a turkey dinner, then had a turkey shoot-off with Nerf finger blasters. After 80 children aimed for the turkeys beak, there was a tie for the win. Marissa Thomas and Henry Crater shared the honor of hitting closest to the beak. The turkey is fine and will return next Thanksgiving! Marissa Thomas and Henry Crater Ancient City Of Bethlehem Returns To SanibelFollow the star to where Jesus was born and experience the sights and sounds of ancient Judea as the citizens of Bethlehem share their excitement on a guided walk through the town to the manger scene. Beat the crowds and come on Thursday night December 1, the day before Sanibel Luminary Night. Weve decided to be open to the public a day earlier, reported Elaine Donovan, the director of Bethlehem at Sanibel Community Church, Each year the news spreads about our display of the true meaning of Christmas. Many families have decided to make the trip through Bethlehem a Christmas tradition, so weve opened up a second night to help accommodate everyone. Reservations for Thursday are welcome for parties of 12 or more by calling the church at 472-2684. Tours depart every 10 minutes and last for up to a half hour on Thursday. Walk Through Bethlehem is open 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday night December 1, and Friday night December 2 during Luminary. Refreshments are served. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). LOGOS Kids Go Back To BethlehemThe LOGOS children at Sanibel Community Church will be traveling Back to Bethlehem on Wednesday, November 30. As Christmas season begins, this family travel becomes very significant. Plan to see the bakers, pottery, soldiers and street people, along with the innkeeper. It will be a journey in search of the King. For more information about this midweek program for children ages three years through fifth grade, call Kathy Cramer, 472-2684. Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201112 African JournalIts Time To Build Ethiopia Hope Village!by Scott and Gigi MartellCHECK! Approved by all levels of the Ethiopian government in May 2011. CHECK! Kids arrived at Ethiopia Hope Villages rental home, June 2011. NOW! Now its time to begin building a sustainable village to help the orphans, street children, and the most lost children of Butajira, Ethiopia. Review www. EthiopiaHopeVillage.com for much more information. We need your help. We believe God gave us this vision, and that we must share this opportunity with you. Some of you are going to be asked by God to join us as partners in this work, and to share in the fruit that comes from it. I believe it is going to be an incredibly fulfilling experience for us all. The result will be transforming lives through three group homes for orphans, a Youth Center with programs such as a medical clinic, library, dining hall, and sports fields that will impact up to 500 children a month, and a farm for sustainability. For 2012, we need to raise $1,000 a month to care for the 12 children we plan to support this year. And we need to raise $60,000 to build the first stage of the village: infrastructure and the first wing of the Youth Center, which will also serve as a childrens dormitory. I go back to Ethiopia January 6. Lets see if, together, we cant do this before I leave. January 7 is the Ethiopia Christmas Holiday. What a present that would be for the orphans and lost kids of Butajira, Ethiopia! I will provide you updates as we proceed with this fund-raising drive, and you can expect reports from the field as well. I do want to emphasize that this project will be: Empowering: First, know that the town is donating 20,000 square meters upon which to build this village. Ten percent of the cost will be covered by local residents. This is a poor town, so it will be a challenge. But well use their free labor and sell individual bricks. This is a community project, and must be empowering. Sustainable: Second, this village is not a welfare project. Each step of the way we will have a sustainability project so that the community will be able to earn the funds that will cover operations. Our objective is that within 10 years the local church will cover most of the operational costs of village. Thank you all! Donations can be made online at www.nmsi.org. Or, if you prefer to use a check, write them to NMSI and mail them to NMSI, 2701 Cleveland, Avenue, Suite 7, Fort Myers, FL 33901, and put Ethiopia Hope Village/Building or Ethiopia Hope Village/monthly children support, in the memo line. Scott Martell moved to Sanibel in 1983 to work as a newspaper reporter. Hes been a writer/editor since that time with various organizations, including the island newspapers, the NewsPress, and WGCU Public Media. He has served on a variety of local boards, including CROW, Sanibel Elementary School, Sanibel Community Association, Pirate Playhouse, and Gulf Coast Symphony. He was called to Ethiopia to work for Project Mercy in 2006, and now is affiliated with New Mission Systems International. Note: NMSI honors preferences of gifts solicited, and in accordance with IRS regulations, retains discretion and control over their use. Help build a safe home for the orphans of Butajira, Ethiopia. Read about Abay and Bethlehems story next week. For more information, see www.EthiopiaHopeVillage.com. Unitarian UniversalistsUnitarian Universalists of the Islands will meet on Sunday, December 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, 2050 Periwinkle Way. The public is welcome to attend. The Rev. Dick Weston-Jones, Minister Emeritus of The Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, California, will lead the service. His sermon is entitled WWMD--What Would Muhammad Do? Many people speak for and against Muhammad but most dont understand him, said Rev. Weston-Jones, who speaks frequently about the founder of Islam to congregations all over North America. The service will be an appreciation of the man, one of the most significant religious leaders of our Judeo-ChristianIslamic heritage, said Rev. WestonJones. He will also speak about American Muslims, the relationship of their heritage to that of Unitarian Universalists, how difficult their religious task is today and the role of other religions in that task. Rev. Weston-Jones has been a Unitarian Universalist minister for 48 years, following his father, Rev. Robert T. Weston, who also was a UU minister for 48 years. Rev. Weston-Jones, who retired in 2000, said he will continue preaching for another four years to reach the century mark for the two of them before he really retires. He holds degrees from the University of Louisville; Starr King School for the Ministry of Berkeley, California; and the Academia Hispano Americana in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. When he retired, Rev. Weston-Jones was made Minister Emeritus by the UU Church of Ventura where he had served as minister for nine years. In his career, he also served churches in North Carolina; Virginia; Illinois; Pennsylvania; and Auckland, New Zealand. From 1994 to 2007 Rev. WestonJones ran a summer wilderness tour program in Alaska co-sponsored by five Alaskan UU fellowships. He also developed and ran a cultural immersion program in Mexico for UUs during the 1960s and 70s. He now lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina where he built his home eight years ago. The public is welcome to attend the service and afterwards join in for fellowship, discussion, and refreshments. Duplicate BridgeOn Tuesday, November 15, there were nine tables in play at The Sanibel Community Association. The winners were: North/South 1. Sara Berendt and and Susan Heisler 2. Christl and Bruce Smith 3. Joan Denison and Susan Willoughby 4. Joan and Bob Kent East/West 7. Clara and Terry Terrana 2. Helen and Jim McCartney 3. Judy Haralson and Nancy Traylor 4. Mary and Dick Butler 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 Susan Willoughby at 281-3258.


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201114 ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEADS FACTORY TRAINED MERCURY MARINER JOHNSON EVINRUDE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I/O'S MERCRUISER Courteous 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 D E 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 Okeechobee Bass Fishingby Capt. Matt MitchellThis week I was lucky enough to get an invitation to fish Lake Okeechobee with a longtime client and the guide he uses to go bass fishing out there. Even though I have lived in South Florida for more than 30 years, I had only ever been as far as the rim canal on a boat. I had driven by the lake hundreds of times but had never been on Lake O or ever even caught a bass. Driving out to Clewiston early morning I really had no idea what to expect only images of what I had seen watching bass tournaments on TV. After loading up on the bass boat we idled out of the rim canal right next to Roland Martin Marina and into the massive body of water. The 730-square-mile lake is very impressive; it is like an inland ocean. Lake Okeechobee is the second largest lake in the United States and is referred to for good reason as the bass capital of the world. Our guide was Capt. Mark Shepard from www.Bassonline.com. Mark lives in Clewiston and has fished the FLW tour and the Bass Masters along with fishing and guiding on the lake for more than 10 years. As with any other body of unfamiliar water, going to fish with someone who really knows the place makes all the difference in the world. I had Mark out on my boat fishing a few months ago and was excited to see what he had to show me about bass fishing in his backyard After a short boat ride we pulled up onto a sawgrass edge. I was handed a bait casting rod rigged with #60 braid and a weedless speedcrawl, a crawfishshaped soft plastic bait on a weedless jig head. Pitching the baits into heavy cover, it was not long before I got my first bass. The four-pound plus fish slammed the bait with an awesome top water explosion. After a few jumps the fish came quickly to the boat. After catching quite a few fish at our first stop we made a longer run to another part of the southern edge of the lake. This next stop involved Mark finding a tiny narrow trail through the five-foot tall sawgrass jungle. After slowly motoring deep into stuff I never dreamed an outboard motor could run in, we were in what he called ponds and hay fields. These small open areas were filled will big lily pads and grass. There was so much vegetation growing in them I would have thought of them as unfishable. Mark explained this is where the bass come to bed and spawn. In some areas you could see the bottom where the male fish had cleaned it out and where he sat waiting for a female to show up to mate with. While working these areas with weedless baits we caught some of our biggest bass of the day with two fish over the seven-pound mark. I had several really big strikes on a horny toad that I missed. Getting the hang of setting the hook on these bass was hard for me. This kind of rock the boat hook-set was against everything I know and tell my clients while saltwater fishing. When a bass strikes a big plastic bait, you have to wait for a few seconds before slamming the hook home. These big soft plastic baits need a really hard hook-set to pull through the body of the bait and into the fishs mouth. Switching back to the smaller weedless jig though, I continued to catch fish. Capt. Mark had one last area for us to fish. He said he had saved it for us, not fishing it for three days prior. This area was really clear shallow water with lots of limestone flat rock on the bottom and a mess of thick grass and other vegetation. It had lots of bedding fish and was the ideal set-up to sight fish for the bass. There were lots of beds with some having at least a buck (male bass) on them then some with both a buck and a big female on them. Sight-fishing these bass was the coolest part of the day for me. At one point, Mark would pitch a plastic bait into the bed and let the male fish pick up the bait and swim off with it. You could watch as the male would simply remove the bait from the bed then spit it out. This technique would give us shots at catching the bigger female on the same bed. My biggest fish of the day came on these beds a respectable five-pound plus fish. By the end of the day we had caught more than 30 bass, all on artificial baits. While out in the open water of the lake you could look towards Clewiston and Belle Glade and see the huge sugarcane fields being burned. A south wind sent black ash from the burning cane floating through the air. This is awesome wild old Florida country out here with very little boat traffic and just tons of wildlife. I only saw a very small part of the lake during the days charter but cannot wait to get back out there. As our saltwater fishing slows during winter cold fronts, fishing on the lake only gets better with the bass spawning for the next few months. If you have ever felt like going and catching your first bass or even if you have bass-fished before, this is the place. Its just so different than our local waters and the techniques are completely different. Its only about a 90-minute drive to a whole new watery world for us saltwater anglers. E-mail Capt. Mark and he will show you how its done.Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions email captmattmitchell@aol.com. 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. Capt Matt Mitchell with his first bass 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 Value


15 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011San-Cap Sail & Power Squadron Evening MeetingThe Sanibel/Captiva Sail & Power Squadron evening meeting featured Dee Serage of the SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation (speaking on Sanibel and its alligators. She feels that Sanibel has a good ecological balance of gators at the present time. Judy Niswonger, Dianne Hay, Diane McGinley, Lynne Campean, and Gloria Waterhouse discussed some of the basics of living with alligators. If you (or other homosapiens) dont feed (big fine) the alligators, they will usually not consider you an appetizing dinner. They dont eat in cooler (below 72 degrees) weather. They prefer a fresh water habitat. If you love yourself, your dog or children, keep them away from alligator habitat fresh water or brackish water. Not only was the topic interesting, but Serages presentation led to crocodiles, coyotes, bears, and many other animals not as common to Sanibel. It made for a fun evening. Judy Niswonger, Dianne Hay, Diane McGinley, Lynne Campean, and Gloria Waterhouse Dee SerageDave Moore, vacationing from Yorkshire, England, caught a large stingray off the beach at Captiva recently at about 5 p.m. It took cut ladyfish bait, on a 8/0 hook with wire trace just cast out 50 feet from the beach on a flat sea. He was using a strong Penn boat reel but a small spinning-type rod. It took a lot of line, 100 yards on several occasions. Moore thought it was a shark to start with, but it never surfaced so he realized it was likely to be a stingray. It took 30 minutes to bring it in, to a gathering crowd, but all were wary of its tail and sting. As Moore pulled on the leader to bring it up the beach, the 30 pounds breaking strain leader line parted, which was probably the best result, and Moore estimated that the ray was between 30 and 40 pounds, probably around the 35-pound mark his largest shore-caught fish. Dave Moore working hard to pull in his approximately 30-pound stingray Moore has almost landed the heavy fish as the sun sets off the beach at Captiva Fish Caught 1551 Periwinkle Way I 472-7242 Lunch 113 I Happy Hour 36 I Dinner 59:30Dinner reservations suggested DINING SHOPPING COCKTAILS AWARD-WINNING BISTRO CUISINE JEWELRY, CLOTHING, BOOKS & GIFTS FINE WINES, BEERS & HAPPY HOUR MENU Live! Danny Morgan & Friends! TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 8PM UNTIL... 1551 Periwinkle Way 472-7242 Lunch 11-3 Happy Hour 3-6 Dinner 5-9 Chris Workman Every Wed. 7-10pm Danny Morgan & Friends Tues. & Thurs. 7-10pm Live Music 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" Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201116 1200 Periwinkle Way (1/2 Mile west of the Causeway)472-1998 Open 7 DaysCongrats to Chef Sal Winner of 2011 Winner of 2011 Taste of the Islands Iron Chef winkleWay (1/2Milt y the Islands Ir the Islands Ir THE ITALIAN KITCHEN CROWs Giving Tree Festival December 4CROW, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, is putting the final touches on its 5th Giving Tree Festival scheduled for Sunday, December 4 at the Sanctuary Golf Club. Sparkling and festive holiday centerpieces, trees, wreaths, and garlands will be featured in a silent auction, raising important philanthropic support for CROW. The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company is the premier event sponsor. We are proud to again be the premier sponsor for this holiday event to benefit CROW, said Sanibel Captiva Trust Company President Terry Igo. CROW is part of the fabric of our community and we support their efforts to save our wildlife neighbors. By helping CROW, we also hope to help preserve the special qualities that make these islands such a unique place to live and work. CROW board member Daniel MooreThompson, chair of the event and designer of two trees, has been busy organizing a talented group of designers for the evening. The festival will showcase some of the most amazing talent this island has to offer. Its a unique way to support CROW and take home creative artwork handmade by local artists and residents. Thanks to the following designers who are participating this year: Spring Rosen, Bank of the Islands, Baileys, Susan Gordon, John Jurek, Luc Century, Congress Jewelers, Kym Nader, Fran Grant, Diane Cortese, Sanibel School Art Class, Lilys Jewelers, Donnasue Andazola, JB Designs, Floral Artistry, Sanibel Home Furnishings, Jaye Boswell, Liz Gresham, Mary Demik, Liz Kennedy, and Anne Potter. The culinary delights of the Sanctuary chefs, delightful music by Johnny Ray, and the winter wonderland created by the combination of decorations make for the perfect evening while supporting the mission of CROW, said John Schubert, CROW board president. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call Ava or Steve at CROW (472-3644, 395-0031) for more information. An Inside Look At Wildlife Recovery 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, CROW (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 mammals, and eight percent reptiles/amphibians/invertebrates. Due to restrictions imposed by governmental agencies, CROW cannot allow visitors to view patients in person. But in this 30-minute presentation, visitors can see photos of current and past patients, with commentary by Claudia Burns, a veteran clinic volunteer. The CROW Picture Show is presented each Friday at 11 a.m. in the CROW Healing Winds Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission for adults is $5, teens are $3, and its free for CROW members and children 12 and younger. 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. Baby fawn Photo courtesy of CROW TRIBECA Salon Manicure ......$15 Pedicure .......$40 Hair & Nail Spa Hair & Nail SpaLocated in Village Shops For Appointment Call395-3800 Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com From left: John Schubert, CROW board president and Al Hanser, CEO of Sanibel Captiva Trust Company look forward to seeing you at CROWs Giving Tree Festival on December 4


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201118 thanks OUR PATIENTS CANT PAY THEIR BILLS BUT YOU CAN HELP INSURE THE ANIMALS AT Join CROW for December 4, 2011 6pm For more information, visit www.crowclinic.org or phone 472-3644 ext. 227 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 CROW Case Of The Week: Another Virginia Opossumby Emilie AlfinoOctober was a bad month for local opossums, a species that has never had an easy time living with people and peoples BB guns and automobiles. Two days after an opossum arrived at CROW full of BB pellets (last weeks case), another came in from Fort Myers where he had been hit by a car. The person who found him thought his back leg was broken, but that turned out not to be the case. The animal obviously had severe head trauma, as he had blood coming from his nose and mouth and severe facial swelling. There was also a laceration on his lower lip. Because there was obviously head trauma, we took X-rays and we didnt see any major fractures, but there could have been a hairline fracture we didnt see, said Robin Bast, CROW wildlife rehabilitator. The staff administered pain and anti-inflammatory medications as well as antibiotics because of the opossums open wounds. He received subcutaneous fluids and was put on a normal opossum diet of soaked kitten chow, mouse bits and fruit bits. By the next day he hadnt touched any of his food. We decided maybe he couldnt eat because his jaw hurt too badly so we made a slurry thats pretty high in calories that you can force-feed, Bast said. He lapped that up very well from a syringe he could lick but he really couldnt chew. We fed him that way for quite a while. The opossum was also suffering from congestion and sneezed frequently, most likely because his sinuses were swollen and inflamed from the trauma, Bast explained. A symptom of great concern to staff was that he was turning more to the right, probably as a result of his head trauma. This is what we call a right head tilt and circling issues, she said. This indicated the animal had some neurological issues and needed to be monitored closely to make sure the issue resolved itself over time. Four days later, the opossum started eating the slurry on his own when it was put in his cage, and after about a week he no longer had the head tilt. He was walking normally by that time, too, and had started to eat solid food on his own. The laceration on his lip was healing quite well and he finished 10 days of antibiotics on October 16. The swelling had gone down and he was no longer congested. He was also hissing, which is good because its part of normal defensive opposum behavior, Bast said. When he first came in, he was so dull that he didnt care what you did to him. Bast said this was one of CROWs more successful car accident cases. Car accident injuries vary from minor to very serious, so this opossum was lucky not to have any major internal injuries, Bast added. What he had was like a concussion but more severe, and its effects lasted longer. Sometimes the symptoms brought on by these injuries never go away and CROW staff has to reassess the case. An animal injured like this who doesnt recover cant survive in the wild and, sadly, it could be a case for euthanasia, Bast said. Once this opossum was finished with his antibiotics, he was ready to be released and now lives somewhere on Sanibel, hopefully away from any roads. 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. Virginia opossum Virginia opossum


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201120 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 or visit www.TraditionsOnTheBeach.com Were open Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years! Be sure to join us for Live music and dancing! Call for our entertainment schedule. I talian & Mediterranean Cuisine R estaurant, Full Bar and Lounge Book your Holiday Party at Traditions! Joe and Marvilla Joe and Barbara Call today to secure your date! Master GardenerThe 54th Master Gardener lecture series will be held on Thursday December 1 at 10 a.m. at the Sanibel Library. Jenny Evans, manager of the SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundations Native Nursery since 2005, will give a talk on an actual case study of a design plan for a homeowners landscape. Many of Sanibels residents moved here from different geographic and climatic regions. Now that you have a home or condo on Sanibel, how do you proceed to create a yard or garden that is esthetically harmonious, easy to maintain and a healthy place for wildlife to visit? Evans will take an actual case history and discuss the before and after of a property that has employed a landscape design. The result is astounding. As time goes by the owner may add, change or delete certain features yet the property will retain its good bones and will reflect harmony and integration not to mention its overall health and vitality because the right plants are in the right place. It starts with a request to have Evans and her staff make a house call to your property, assess the ecologic zone the intended uses and features important to the homeowner. SCCFs Native Nursery is over 30 years old and has been designing landscapes for many years. That experience, in Southwest Florida and the Keys, combined with proper planting techniques, results in a turnkey successful project. Evans is an energetic, articulate, knowledgeable professional with advanced degrees and a wealth of practical knowledge of Sanibels unique ecology and climate. She has initiated an intern/ extern program - similar to CROWs to promote the use of native plants and best gardening practices to young college students. Her past presentations have been dynamic and informative with great PowerPoint visuals. Open to the public, admission is free, but seating is limited. Rain Barrel WorkshopTake a Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Rain Barrel Workshop and learn how rain barrels can collect water from your roof. Just one-quarter inch of rain on a typical roof will create over 600 gallons of water. Our 55-gallon recycled barrels will be transformed into a rain barrel during the class that students can take home. You can conserve water, prevent storm water runoff, and save money! The workshop is Saturday, December 10 from 9 to 11 a.m. at 6940 South Pointe Boulevard in Fort Myers. Cost is $45.00 per rain barrel Participants must register in advance to attend the class and reserve their barrel(s). Go to http://lee.ifas.ufl.edu and scroll down and click on icon WebTRAC. For more information call 533-7514. GROG SHOP THEYour 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. FREIXENET Brut Champagne 750 ml. Reg. $12.99 SALE $9.99SAVE 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


21 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011 Shell Islands Garden ClubSue Ritchie of Forever Green Ace Hardware focused on vertical gardening at the Shell Islands Garden Club November meeting. Vertical gardening is a unique gardening concept. Multiple pots nested one on top of the other can be planted with herbs, bromeliads or annuals for a fresh new look in a small area The next meeting of the club will be on December 13 at The Community House at 11:30 a.m. Lee Behrhorst, of Sundance Orchids will present Holiday Decor with Orchids & Bromeliads. Interested gardeners are invited to attend. Call Maggie Butcher, president, for further information at 395-0978. Sue Ritchie demonstrates vertical gardening SCCF Christmas Cards On SaleFor the fourth year running, Jaye Boswell has designed the Christmas cards for Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, now for sale at the SCCF Native Plant Nursery. The featured creature this year is the gopher tortoise. SCCF manages habitat for approximately 250 gopher tortoises on Sanibel. The cards come in packets of 10 for $15 each. Call the Native Plant Nursery at 472-1932 for more information. Happy Holidays. Jaye Boswell Shell Museum In Fossil ShowThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum will have an informational booth at the Fossil Club of Lee Countys 2011 Fossil Show at the Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium on Saturday, December 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $3 and children under 12 are free.The museum will also sell T-shirts and fossil books during the show. ZAGATZAGAT.COMRated by: Follow us on acebook tag reader applicationMicrosoft Yucatan Shrimp! Mahi-Mahi! Happy Thanksgiving! Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201122 DDWS Awards Nearly $5,000 In Conservation Education GrantsDing Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) last week awarded $4,964.29 in grants to 10 conservation education-related projects at eight Lee County Schools. Teachers submitted 11 grant applications to the DDWS Environmental Education Committee this fall. The committee chose 10 awards based on need and relevance to local conservation. Schools to which DDWS awarded grants include J. Colin English Elementary for its Butterflies Are Free? project, Lexington Middle for its Lexington Habitat Restoration Project and Butterfly Garden, Dr. Carrie D. Robinson Littleton Elementary for its Ding Treasures: Earth Cache project, Manatee Elementary for its The Student Becomes the Teacher project, Pelican Elementary for Probing Science with Science Probes, Trafalgar Elementary for its Vermicomposting in the Classroom project, Villas Elementary for its Cycle of Life project, and Colonial Elementary for three projects Whats the Weather Today? Conservation and Character Count, and Something Old is New Again! This is the sixth year the society has awarded these conservation teacher grants, said Doris Hardy, education committee chair. The student projects get more interesting and exciting each year, it seems. We are happy to be able to fulfill our education mission in such a meaningful, well-appreciated manner. Grant recipients report back on their projects to the society and refuge, sending pictures and thank-yous from the students, upon completion in May 2012. The teacher grants are funded by DDWS monies received from the Ding Darling Foundation earmarked specifically for education. For information on next years grants, contact Refuge Education Specialist Becky Wolff at 472-1100 ext. 236 or Hardy at hardydd@comcast.net, or visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org. As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, DDWS works to support JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuges mission of conservation, wildlife and habitat protection, research, and public education through charitable donations and Refuge Nature Shop proceeds. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4, or dingdarlingsociety@gmail.com. Front: Cheryl Darbyshire, Lexington Middle; Kathy Eva, Trafalgar Elementary; Colleen Taylor, Pelican Elementary; Susie Hassett, Dr. Carrie D. Robinson Littleton Elementary; Becky Wolff, refuge education specialist. Back: Wendy Schnapp, DDWS education committee; Doris Hardy, DDWS education committee chair; Yolanda Figueroa, J. Colin English Elementary; Heidi Brennan, Manatee Elementary; Jim Scott, current DDWS president; John McCabe, 2012 DDWS president. (Not pictured: Bambi Fischer, Dr. Kimberly Clements, and Donna Cooper, Colonial Elementary; and Laurie Blackwell, Villas Elementary.) G R I L LR A W B A RSEAFOOD IF OUR SEAFOOD WERE ANY FRESHER, WE WOULD BE SERVING IT UNDER WATERTHE LAZY FLAMINGOBeautiful Downtown Santiva 6520-C Pine Avenue472-5353 LAZY FLAMINGO 316501 Stringfellow Road Bokeelia283-5959 LAZY FLAMINGO 2Beautiful Downtown Sanibel 1036 Periwinkle Way472-6939 LAZY FLAMINGO 412951 McGregor Boulevard Fort Myers476-9000 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. 12/09/2011 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM R IDGE 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 To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


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25 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011Fresh SEAFOOD Entr ees Daily Veal, Chicken, Pasta & PizzaFEATURING SANIBELS ORIGINAL WOOD FIRED PIZZA OVEN $2.50 OFFEvery Adult Dinner Entree At Matzaluna 1200 Periwinkle Way (1/2 Mile west of the Causeway)472-1998 Open 7 Days HAPPY HOUR4:30-6 PM 1/2 PRICE Well Drinks & House Wines .50 OFF Bottled Beer AFOODE t E Dil THE ITALIAN KITCHEN Sanibel Captiva Art League Offers Three-Member Show At LibraryThree full-time Sanibel residents are showing their works of art at the Sanibel Library on Dunlop Road. The show will be hanging through December 3 during library hours. Artists Carolyn Johns, Betty Weise and Randon T. Eddy are a diverse group of artists with varied backgrounds. All three enjoy the beauty of the island and enjoy painting in this tropical environment. Stop by the library, enjoy the artwork and tell your friends to visit the show. Rainbow Sail by Randon Eddy Folk Pop Legend Liv Taylor Performs At BIG ARTSPop legend Livingston Taylor returns to Sanibel 8 p.m. Saturday, November 26, for a special Thanksgiving weekend performance at BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. He has enjoyed a lustrous career in music as a singer-songwriter since the release of his self-titled debut in 1970 and critically-acclaimed second release, Liv. 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. Other notable releases over the years include Three Way Mirror, Mans Best Friend, Life is Good, Good Friends and Bicycle. Taylor has also enjoyed the honor of collaborating with folk legends Carly Simon, Linda Ronstadt, Vince Gill, and his brother James, for whom Taylor wrote lyrics for the double Grammy-winning 1997 album, Hourglass. His musical knowledge has inspired a varied repertoire and he is equally at home with a range of musical genres folk, pop, gospel, jazz and from upbeat storytelling to touching ballads. Taylor keeps a busy schedule touring internationally and instructing the next generation of musicians as a full-time professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Tickets to Liv Taylor are $42 loge, $37 floor, and $15 child. The Livingston Taylor concert is sponsored by West Gulf Company LLC. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to www.BIGARTS.org or call BIG ARTS Marks Box Office at 395-0900. Livingston Taylor photo by Philip Porcella Maos Last Dancerby Di SaggauMonday nights movie, November 28, is Maos Last Dancer the kind of inspirational true-life story that seems made for the movies. In a poor village in northern China, a small boy named Li Cunxin was given the chance of a lifetime. Selected by Chairman Maos officials from among millions of children to become a dancer, Lis new life began as he left his family behind. The movie is both heartwarming and genuine. At the Beijing Dance Academy, days were long and difficult. Lis hard work was rewarded when he was chosen yet again, this time to travel to America. From there his career took flight, and he danced in cities around the world. Lis faith in communism shaken, he decides to stay in America. Unfortunately, the Chinese government has other plans, which causes an international incident between China and America. Li is held hostage in the Chinese embassy in Texas. He is eventually freed, but the Chinese government refuses to acknowledge him and he is banned from visiting China or seeing his family again. Lis parents suffered humiliation and worse when he decided to defect. The film is based on Lis memoir, Maos Last Dancer, which became an international bestseller. In the lead role is screen newcomer Chi Cao, a principal with the Birmingham Royal Ballet. He dances with an elegant athleticism and is also convincing as a country boy bewildered by the everyday excesses of American capitalism. The movie is the remarkable story of Lis journey, acontinued on page 31


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201126 BIG ARTS Brings Don Giovanni From Royal Opera House To Big ScreenBIG ARTS launches its new Opera and Ballet in Cinema series this fall, a program that will stream live and pre-recorded performances from the worlds most distinguished theaters and opera houses directly to Schein Performance Hall, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. The series is a joint venture with Emerging Cinemas, the largest all-digital theater network in the U.S. The seasons line-up includes 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. Mozarts Don Giovanni has proven the subject of interest for many writers and philosophers since its premiere in Prague in the late 1770s. Set in Spain in the 1600s, this two-act opera introduces audiences to the arrogant and womanizing Don Giovanni, a man who refuses even in the face of death to repent for his many wrongdoings. Don Giovanni will be streamed live during its Wednesday, December 7 opening night performance at Teatro alla Scala in Milan. Show begins at noon eastern time. To learn more about the Opera & Ballet in Cinema series at BIG ARTS, as well as information about upcoming events, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel; call 395-0900; email info@BIGARTS.org; or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Scene from Don Giovanni at Royal Opera Scene from Don Giovanni at Royal Opera photo by Catherine Ashmore From page 114-Year-Old PianistA native of Canada, Tristan has been awarded top prizes in several international piano competitions. At the age of 11, he won first place in both the Solo and Concerto Pre-college divisions of the 2009 Kingsville International Isabel Scionti Piano Competitions in Texas and became the youngest contestant ever to achieve that honor. He was also the youngest and only Canadian prizewinner at the 2010 Cooper Piano Competition in Oberlin. In January 2011, he was awarded first prize and the Gold Medal at the 5th Bsendorfer and Schimmel USASU International Piano Junior Competition in Arizona as well as the Senderov Award for the most outstanding performance of a composition by a Russian composer. In July, Tristan received second prize at the e-Piano Junior Competition, rising to the top of a field of the 25 most talented young pianists in the world today. A special accomplishment this year: Tristans firstprize wins in both the Solo and Concerto Competitions of the 2011 Virginia Waring International Piano Competition in California. In his spare time, Tristan enjoys reading, building LEGO, and traveling. Currently a grade 11 student, he will graduate from high school two years early and looks forward to continuing his musical education while preparing for a career in piano performance. Tristan is a committed musician and hopes to share his love of classical music with the next generation of audiences. The Gulf Coast Symphonys Classical Access Concerts are designed for the audience to become active listeners during the evenings program. Prior to each piece, Music Director Andrew Kurtz will discuss the musical selection and demonstrate, using orchestral excerpts, various elements that make the evenings program unique. Highly interactive, the evenings concert is both entertaining and educational. The informal and casual atmosphere of these concerts only enhances the concertgoers experience. Following the concert, the conductor will hold a question-and-answer session with interested audience members or detailed program notes can be found at www.gulfcoastsymphony.org. The Gulf Coast Symphonys 2011-2012 season sponsors include the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, the Cape Coral Community Foundation, The Bireley Family Arts Fund, the City of Fort Myers, Advanced Pain Management and Spine Specialists, Dr. Jacob H. Goldberger and Margarita Suarez and family, 21st Century Oncology, Freds Award World, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Skogebo, Mayer Family Dental, Shierling Family Dental, Drs. Peter and Eleanor Blitzer and The Crestwell School. Gallery To Host Artist Luminary NightOn Luminary Night, December 2, from 5 to 7 p.m., island artist Myra Roberts will be at Sanibel Art and Frame. Roberts retro paintings have become popular among local islanders as well as visitors from around the world. Stop by and see some of Roberts new paintings. 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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201130 December At Monday Night Films: Comedy, Drama And DocumentaryBIG ARTS Film Society offers a comedy, a drama, and an awardwinning documentary for its Monday Night Film Series in December. All films are $8 and begin at 7 p.m. in Schein Performance Hall. Viewers will enjoy the quality of a new Blu-ray Disc player and new high-definition projection equipment installed this past summer. Assistive listening devices are available. Following each film, the tradition of refreshments and lively discussion led by a variety of local film aficionados and buffs will continue. December Monday Night films: December 5, Potiche (2011) France, Rated R December 12, Mother (2009), South Korea, Rated R December 19, My Perestroika (2010), Russia, Not Rated Set in 1977 in a provincial French town, Potiche is a loose adaptation of the 1970s eponymous hit comic play. The film stars Catherine Deneuve as Suzanne Pujol, a submissive trophy wife who steps in to manage an umbrella factory run by her wealthy and tyrannical husband. Suzanne proves to be a remarkably effective leader but when a former lover (played by Grard Depardieu) arrives on the scene, matters soon become complicated. Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian called Potiche, a tremendously elegant piece of fun. The latest film from award-winning Korean director Bong Joon-ho, Mother is a chilling murder mystery about a mothers primal love for her son. Mother is a devoted single parent to her simple-minded 27-year-old son, Yoon Do-joon. In her obsessive quest to clear her sons name in a murder case, Mother steps into a world of unimaginable terror and discovers shocking revelations. Mark Jenkins of NPR calls Mother, a thriller Hitchcock would admire. My Perestroika is a documentary that follows five ordinary Russians living in extraordinary times from their sheltered Soviet childhood, to the collapse of the Soviet Union during their teenage years, to the constantly shifting political landscape of post-Soviet Russia. Dorothy Rabinowitz of The Wall Street Journal called the film, a work of such exhilarating depth and humor. BIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series is supported by Series Sponsor Bank Of The Islands and Stan & Visnja Gembicki, Supporters George & Wendys Corner Grill, Jerrys Foods of Sanibel, Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory, and Sanibel Taxi. For the complete listing of BIG ARTS films, to purchase tickets, to sign up for workshops, or to become a member, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Roadl, call 3950900, email info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Film poster for Mother Film poster for Potiche Film poster for My Perestroika 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! I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOTTELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE... IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... Now Taking Dessert Orders for your Holiday Table: Pints, Quarter, Frozen Canoli, Beach Bons Now Taking Dessert Orders for your Holiday Table: Pints, Quarter, Frozen Canoli, Beach Bons Made fresh everyday RIGHT IN OUR STORE from the finest freshest ingredients Made fresh everyday RIGHT IN OUR STORE from the finest freshest ingredientsHome of the World Famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand Dollar Ice Creams Gelato Sorbets Sherbets Frozen Yogurt ShakesMalts Smoothies Frozen Coffee Drinks Coffee LatteCappuccino Espresso Pastry Gourmet ChocolatesGifts Fun Apparel Baby Gear National Geographic Travel Guide Top 10 Best Ice Creams in Gulf Coast America 2011 Taste of the Islands BEST DESSERT 2008 2009 2010 2011 Best of the Islands BEST ICE CREAM 2010 2011 Trip Advisor Recommended 2010 2011 Talk of the Town for Customer SatisfactionAsk Us About Our Franchise Opportunities 362 Periwinkle Way Sanibel FL (near the lighthouse.)Turn LEFT ATTHECAUSEWAY to Our Little GREEN Shop On the Corner. 239-472-6566 www.pinocchiosicecream.com We Wish You We Wish You A HAPPY A HAPPY THANKSGIVING THANKSGIVINGOriginal Italian Ice CreamCLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY. We W ill Re-Open Friday, Nov 25 at 9 am. OPEN DAILY 9AM-9PM E B E S T T T . I C A N N O T T E L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A L I E . I T S r e a m BLACK FRIDAY BLACK FRIDAY 9 am-12 noon 9 am-12 noon FREE Coffee FREE Coffee with purchase with purchase of Muffin of Muffin or Pastry or Pastry


31 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011 BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva Island Omelets Omelets and Waf es and Waf es Made Made To Order To Order $3 $3 Bloody Marys Bloody Marys and and Mimosas Mimosas 395-1263 SUNDAY BRUNCH 9 A.M. 1 P.M. Since 1976Lunch 11:30 AM til 3:00 PM Dinner 5:00 PM til 9:30 PM Open 7 Days 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... Form page 25Maos Last Dancerheartening rags-to-riches story and a fascinating glimpse into the history of Chinese-U.S. relations and the dissolution of the Communist ideal in the life of one fortunate individual. The movie shows at 7 p.m. November 28, in Schein Hall at BIG ARTS. Tickets are $8. BIG ARTS Film Series is supported by Series Sponsor Bank of the Islands and Stan and Visnja Gembicki. Supporters George and Wendys Corner Grill, Jerrys Foods of Sanibel, Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory and Sanibel Taxi. For the complete listing of BIG ARTS film, to purchase tickets, sign up for workshops, or become a member, stop byt BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, call 395-0900, email info@BIG ARTS.org, or log on to www.BIG ARTS.org. Community Chorus To Perform Traditional Holiday Music BIG ARTS Community Chorus Director Steve Cramer invites all to enjoy music of the holiday season at the chorus holiday concert Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. in the Schein Performance Hall, 900 Dunlop Road. Accompanied by Ellen Whitten, the chorus will perform Les Browns Wish You the Merriest; Hanukkah Song, a folk song arranged by Donald Sellew; Carol of the Bells; Simple Gifts, a Shaker song arranged by Andy Beck; and other holiday favorites. Additionally, there will be an audience sing-a-long of a special Sanibel-Captiva version of Silver Bells. Lyrics by Dick Brown will be provided. Tickets are $10, child ren admitted free with a paying adult. For more information about Community Chorus and to purchase tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel; call 395-0900; e-mail info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Community Chorus in the 2010 Holiday Concert Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201132 Find Us on Facebook $7 Value Lunch10 Items to Choose From! Includes Drink!(Must Present This Ad) HERE! Gulfshore Ballets 10th Anniversary Performance Of Nutcracker Suites On Sanibel Opens BIG ARTS SeasonBIG ARTS opens its 2011-12 Dance and Family Entertainment season next month with two special 10th anniversary performances of Gulfshore Ballets Nutcracker Suites Saturday, December 10 at 4 and 7 p.m. The matinee and evening performances are in BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall, 900 Dunlop Road; general admission is $20; children are $10. The Dance and Family Entertainment season is rounded out with performances by the Golden Dragon Acrobats (January 7); Taylor 2 Dance Company (January 21); and Thodos Dance Chicago (February 3), all of which begin at 7:30 p.m. in BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall and are general admission $41, loge $46, and child $15. Gulfshore Ballet has brought its selections from Tchaikovskys Nutcracker to the island since 2001. Melinda Roy, Gulfshores founder and artistic director, recently accepted a Jerome Robbins Award at Lincoln Center in New York City, celebrating her tenure as a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet. Roy said, For this years production, Iliana Lopez and Franklin Gamero, former principal dancers of the Miami City Ballet, have helped choreograph some additions to our traditional production The first act has been extended, closer to the original production, and the Snow scene Gulfshore Ballets Nutcracker Suites Special: Solo Piano Recital Tickets $10. Friday, 12/2/12 at 8pm, location TBDBeethoven Piano Concerto No. 3Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1Featuring fourteen year-old pianist, Tristan Teo, winner of the Virginia Warring International Piano Competition.Sunday, December 4th, 7:30pm BIGArts on Sanibel Island FOR TICKETS: 239.277.1700 OR WWW.ACCESSCONCERTS.ORG th th th e e e Vi Vi Vi rg rg rg g in in in ia ia ia W W W ar ar ar ri ri ri ng ng g g I I nt nt nt er er er na na na ti ti ti on on on al al al P P P ia ia ia no no no C C C om om om pe pe p p i ti ti ti ti ti on on on Sponsored in part by: Musical Legacy Society & Drs. Peter & Eleanor Blitzer Spo Spo Spo Spo Spo p p nso nso nso nso nso red red red red re in in in pa pa pa pa pa p p rt rt rt rt rt by: by: by: by: y y S Spo nso d red i in part b by: : Mu Mu Mu Mu si si si si ca ca ca ca l l l l Le Le Le ga ga ga ga g g cy cy cy cy y y y S S S S oc oc oc ie ie ie ty ty ty ty ty y y y & & & & & D D D D rs rs rs P Pe Pe Pe te te te te r r r r & & & & M Mu i si ca l l Le Le ga cy S S oc oc ie ie t ty & & D D rs s Pe Pe t te r & & E E E E E E le le le le an an an a or or or B B B B li li li l tz tz t er er e l le an or B B li li tz tz er e $25 for adults, $10 for students, children under 17 are free.


33 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011from the end of first act is back! Chinas Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition of acrobatic performance that began more than 27 centuries ago and continues to impress todays modern audiences. Hailed as an international marvel by The Gettysburg Times The Golden Dragons have visited more than 65 countries to perform sold-out shows and remain the only Chinese acrobatic company to tour the U.S. year-round, having done so continuously for the past 30 years. The Golden Dragons made their Broadway debut in 2005 to a soldout audience at the New Victory Theater and their shows six-week run culminated in New York Drama Desk nominations for Unique Theatrical Experience and Best Choreography. Golden Dragon Acrobats Sponsor Congress Jewelers and Periwinkle Place. The Taylor 2 Dance Company specially created for smaller community audiences like BIG ARTS performs the works of legendary choreographer Paul Taylor, known for their athleticism, humor, and range of emotion. Taylor 2 will present three separate dance productions as part of their performance. Aureole, the first production, features music by composer GF Handel. It was first performed in 1962 and has been dubbed Taylors white ballet, with its dancers wearing all white. The second production, Images, is set to music by Claude Debussy and its third, Piazzolla Caldera, features music by Astor Piazzolla and Jerzy Peterburshsky, and was commissioned in 1997 by the American Dance Festival with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Taylor 2 Grand Patron Season Sponsor The Ferguson Foundation, Sponsor Baileys General Store, Supporter Hazel & David Barber. In Thodos Dance Chicago, audiences can expect contemporary works executed with an innovative flair. Thodos will perform its Fosse Trilogy at BIG ARTS, which is an adaptation of works originally created by Bob Fosse in the early 1960s for television. The dances include Cool Hand Luke, Mexican Breakfast and Tijuana Shuffle, all of which are pure dance pieces that have never been performed together. Thodos Dance Chicago Grand Patron Sponsor The Ferguson Foundation, Grand Patron Sponsor Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, Supporter Traders. For more information, call BIG ARTS Marks Box Office at 395-0900. We Proudly Brew 2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Fl 33957 Ph: 239.472.0606 www.SanibelIslandCow.com aij amandasislandjewelswww. .com amandasislandjewelsAmandas Island JewelsAvailable Here & Onlinewww.AmandasIslandJewels.com Always Fresh ...Always! Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow with our Famous Stone Crabs1/2 lb & 1 lb. quantities Appetizers & Full Dinners Best Prices On The Planet w w w w w w w w Come Try our NEW Cowlicious Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Sanibels Most Award Winning RestaurantServing Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Snacks In-between Live Music! Outdoor Seating Live MusicAlways Fresh ...Always Fun! Full Turkey Dinner ServedThanksgiving DayOpen Regular Hours 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 Fax 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


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201134 Lions Donate To Assistance Program The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club has donated $2,000 to the financial assistance program of the Sanibel Recreation Center. The Sanibel Captiva chapter has been dedicated to helping the less fortunate since its inception on December 26, 1967. The proceeds from its various fundraising events help support a number of charities. Academic scholarships for handicapped students and programs for the visually impaired are just two of the causes the club supports. To make donations and see a full list of causes and organizations supported by the Sanibel Captiva Lions Club, visit http://www.sanibelcaptivalions.org.The financial assistance program provides financial assistance to eligible island residents and island workers on a sliding fee scale for their children to attend the after-school program, summer day camp, fun days and holiday camp at the Sanibel Recreation Center. Awards are made objectively, without identity of the applicant, based on financial information and other criteria. Award amounts are based upon a scale applied by the Financial Assistance Committee. The applicant must contribute to the program. Awards range from 10 to 80 percent of the program fee.A New Years Eve party for the community will be held at the Sanibel Recreation Center on December 31. For more information about the program and the party call the Recreation Center at 472-0345 or visit mysanibel.com or call volunteer chairman Barry Roth, 313-9591. The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club presents $2,000 check to help the Recreation CenterIslands Night Gives To Rec ProgramIslands Night has contributed $530 to the financial assistance program which pays for one student in the after school program at the Sanibel Recreation Center for one school year. The Financial Assistance Program was one of the late Sam Baileys favorite charities. Bailey, who founded Islands Night, attended the first New Years Eve Community party at the recreation center and commented, This is what community is all about. Some members of the Islands Night Committee, from left, Barry Roth, Debbie Gleason, Dick Muench, Marie Ogden and Marty HarrityShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com 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 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


35 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011 Island History Book DebutsSanibel author Jeri Magg will sign copies of her new history book Historic Sanibel & Captiva Islands, Friday, November 25, beginning at 11 a.m. at MacIntosh Books & Paper, 2407 Periwinkle Way. Magg tells the story of Sanibel and Captiva beginning 300 years ago when Calusa Indians inhabited the islands through the development of the island in the 20th century. A former volunteer at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, Magg has spent 30 years researching and compiling stories about island history. For more information, call MacIntosh Books & Paper, 472-1447. Doug MacGregor to Sign His Childrens Books Doug MacGregor, childrens author and longtime editorial cartoonist for the Fort Myers News-Press, will be on hand to sign copies of his books Friday, November 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. at MacIntosh Books & Paper, 2407 Periwinkle Way. He is the author of Turtellini the Turbo-Charged Turtle, Rad Hair Day, and Get Creative, as well as several collections of his cartoons. MacGregor was the editorial cartoonist at the News-Press for more than 20 years and has recently shifted his focus to writing and illustrating colorful and creative childrens books. He also teaches cartooning and creativity to the young and young at heart. For more information, call MacIntosh Books & Paper, 472-1447. Not For Monday Night Film Series The Tillman Storyby Hyde TuckerThe Tillman Story is a documentary about the death of Pat Tillman caused by friendly fire in Afghanistan. He was an outstanding athlete with the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL, a patriot, an Army Ranger, a private person, and a voracious reader. It is also about Mary Tillman, Pats mother, who when lied to by the government demonstrates what can be achieved by an outraged and committed mother. The third theme compares the ugly behavior of some of the senior military chain of command with the sturdy morality of the Tillmans. Amir Bar-Lev made this documentary. Josh Brolin narrates it. It is R rated for profanity. The running time is an hour and 34 minutes. Rotten Tomatoes indicates that more than 90 percent of the critics and audiences liked this film. The film will be shown at 1 p.m., Wednesday, November 30 in Schein Performance Hall at Big Arts. Tickets are $5. There will be a brief introduction and after a short break, a discussion following the film. This is the second of four films that are part of the Not For Monday Night series this season. Author Signing Childrens BookChildrens book author and cartoonist Doug MacGregor will be at Nannys Childrens Shoppe on Friday, November 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to sign books and draw cartoons. MacGregors latest book is Turtellini, The Turbo-Charged Turtle. His other books include Rad Hair Day, Get Creative Turn on the Bright Side of your Brain, and Ocre the Smoker. There will be special in-store discounts and cookies for the kids. Nannys is at 2250 Periwinkle Way in Sanibel Square, adjacent to The Sanibel Bean. For more information call 395-1730. Doug MacGregors latest childrens book Cover promises plenty of Sanibel history Poetic Voicesselected by Don BrownWhen the Moon Overwhelmsby Raymond BuckLike the thoughts rushing into a mind that harbors them the moon tide overwhelms the flat beach sand barrier sending waters into meanders and over marsh grass islands creating a salt soaked landscape quivering in harsh gusts of wind much as the mind flickers with ideas blowing across the closed eyes the marsh awaits with patience the change of the tide like the mind seeks the awakening of loves moment that knows no schedule no directions unlike tide that responds to the moon in a code that man long ago deciphered ah but the power of the full moon upon love will never be known mystical magical moonlight more than mere man can master. Raymond Bucks first book of poems, South of Providence, was published in 2009. A member of a Sanibel writing group, he reads his poetry at Writers Reads and whenever anyone asks. He also writes for and about the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village on Sanibel Island. 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


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201136 The Edison and Ford Winter Estates is open year-round, seven days a week, offering traditional tours and creative programs to expand the usage by visitors and community members. The interpretation of the site honors the legacy of the Thomas Edison and Henry Ford families through science, history, arts and education programs, lectures, special events and activities. Edison and Ford changed the world with their inventions, pioneering the automobile industry, movies and film, lighting and electricity, sound and communications. They were lovers of the arts, devoted naturalists and futurists in their vision. Following the legacy of the two worldrenowned entrepreneurs, there are vast opportunities to explore their life interests and work. The following calendar of activities is also updated regularly on the website: December December 1: Edison and Ford Holiday Nights Opening Party December 1 and 15: Emerging Inventors Early Learning Class December 2 to 31: Edison and Ford Holiday Nights, open nightly until 9 p.m. December 10: Edison Ford Garden Talk, Holiday Container Gardening December 13: Volunteer Program Meeting and New Volunteer Orientation December 14 and 16: Homeschool Class, first through sixth grade December 18: Culinary Arts, Authors and Artists Night December 27 through 30: Holiday Science Camp, first through sixth grade Contact the Edison Ford at 334-7419 to confirm schedule or visit www.edisonfordwinterestates.org for the latest news and information. All dates and times are subject to change. The Estates is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Estates is the winner of the 2009 National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is an official project of Save Americas Treasures at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. For additional information call 334-7419 or visit www. edisonfordwinterestates.org. Edison & Ford Annual Event, Program And Class Calendar Edison & Ford Holiday Nights Celebrating 26 Years of Fresh Fish! Snapper Snapper Grouper Grouper Tuna Tuna Salmon Salmon Sea Bass Sea Bass Mahi Mahi Mahi Mahi Swordfish Swordfish King Crab King Crab Scallops ScallopsWe serve it fresh... or we don't serve it at all!Fish Market open at 11 am 703 Tarpon Bay Rd 472-3128 Serving 5:00-9:30 pm 7 days www.prawnbroker.com FOOTBALL BRUNCH FOOTBALL BRUNCH isBACK, BACK, BACK! BACK, BACK, BACK! at OPEN Sat. & Sun. at 11:30featuring $1.00 Bloody Marys and ScrewdriversNEW BRUNCH MENUStrangled Egg combinations Giant Breakfast Burritos Sliders and Hog WingsWatch College and NFL GamesBIG "10" HEADQUARTERSOUTSIDE SMOKING/PET FRIENDLY PATIO16 TVSBuckets of Beer and Pitcher SpecialsHAPPY HOURS HAPPY HOURS From opening till 6:00 7 days Sanibel Sanibel s s True True Sports Bar Sports Bar Speak softly and order a Great Fish


37 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011 Sanibel Public Library Begins Major Technology UpgradeThe Sanibel Public Library is implementing a major technology upgrade to provide a new library collection management system that includes self-checkout stations for library patrons. The upgrade includes installing new radio-frequency identifier (RFID) tags in each of the librarys 70,000+ items. RFID is a combination of radio-frequency-based technology and microchip technology. The information contained on microchips in the tags affixed to library materials is read using radio-frequency technology. Checking materials out and in, and finding materials on the shelves, is easier and more efficient for library users and for staff. Sanibel Public Library was an early adopter of the RFID technology in 2004. However, that system is aging and no longer part of the standard RFID technology, so an upgrade was needed. RFID technology has come a long way since we first installed it in 2004. With the wide growth of this technology, RFID functionality has become more mainstream and is used in many diverse businesses worldwide. For us, this new technology allows a more seamless integration with the online catalog, said Library IT Manager Joanne Wessels, who is overseeing the implementation of the new system. Patron self-check has always been popular here and now it will be a breeze with new, state-of-the-art stations. Library inventory, a once-dreaded summertime project, will take only a fraction of the time it used to, enabling staff to make sure each title is in its rightful place for patrons, Wessels added. Future enhancements include integration with smartphones and development of a special childrens checkout station. The new system is provided to the Sanibel Public Library by Bibliotheca-ITG of Norcross, GA. I am excited to be migrating to Bibliothecas RFID. Their equipment is robust, their software is flexible enough to customize for Sanibel needs, and their world-wide reputation is solid, Wessels said. The new system is expected to be in place and functional by the end of 2011. Ham, Singleton, and Heise of the Sanibel Public Library work on a technology upgrade that will improve the librarys collection management system and includes self-checkout stations for library patrons Technical Services Coordinator Sandy Ham, IT staffer Chad Singleton, and Reference Librarian Candy Heise of the Sanibel Public Library work on putting new RFID tags in each of the Librarys 70,000+ items as part of the RFID technology upgrade boulderbrookthe nations nest art festivals Held on the grounds of the Sanibel Community House 2173 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FLFor further information call 239-293-9448 or visit www.boulderbrook.netThe Sanibel Masters Art Festival continues a 20-year holiday tradition as 75 artists from across the nation bring their art to the Sanibel Community House on Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving. Come browse and purchase paintings, jewelry, sculpture, glasswork and much more. Proceeds from this event bene t the programs at the Sanibel Community House and the Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater. The Community House, located in the heart of Sanibel Island, is the meeting place for island civic and social events. The Schoolhouse Theater is Sanibel Islands only professional musical theater and offers Broadway caliber talent in an intimate atmosphere. To continue a marvelous tradition The BIG Arts Chorus will perform a preview of their holiday concert.Please join us for one of Sanibels nest community art events. Sanibel Mastersart Festival November 25th + 26th 9AM to 5PM sanibel_masters11_islandsun_half.indd 1 10/19/11 9:48:45 AM


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39 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011Lions Christmas Trees On The WayThe Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club continues its tradition of great service as its members prepare for the annual sale of Christmas trees on the islands. The premium Fraser Christmas Firs have been freshly cut and will be shipped on refrigerated trucks from North Carolina just in time for Thanksgiving weekend. They will be located in the Baileys Center, right between the Grog Shop and Island Cinema. The tree lot will open on November 26. You can stop by to pick your special tree Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wed like to thank everyone in advance for supporting this holiday tradition. We hope to sell more trees this year than ever! said Tom Hoover, a past president of the Lions Club. During this period the Lions will also host another one of their popular fish fry events. The fish fry will take place on Luminary evening Friday, December 2, at the Sanibel Community House. The event will start at 4 p.m. and last until the fish runs out. The menu will feature fresh fried fish, cheese grits, baked beans, coleslaw, choice of beverages and apple pie. As usual, even carry-out will be available. There is an $8 suggested donation for adults; children under five will be admitted for free. Money raised at the fish fry will benefit the Lions Summer Camp Scholarships for individuals with learning and other disabilities who will be able to attend Quests Camp Thunderbird program. For more information about the camp, visit: www.questinc.org. 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 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. Mayra RepkoFriday, December 2 11am-1pm John MillsSaturday, December 3 11am-1pmBook Signings Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


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Happy Thanksgiving NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands BUSINESS REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIEDS VOL. 19, NO. 22 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA NOVEMBER 25, 2011 B BSECTIONThe Latest News On The Kanzius Cancer Projectby Jim GeorgeRecent headlines in national publications have had particular focus on various cancer research projects around the country. Researchers are approaching the disease from all angles in an effort to stem the tide of mortality from this deadly killer. But locally all eyes are focused on the technology developed by islander John Kanzius where research has been intense for the past six years both at MD Anderson Cancer Research Center in Houston and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.Kanzius died in February 2009 of a rare leukemia. His wife, Marianne, now leads the project. Kanzius invented a radio frequency (RF) device which when used with targeted nanoparticles (injectable microscopic metal particles combined with a targeting molecule) could be an effective treatment to kill cancer cells without damaging non-cancerous cells. The device generates external non-invasive radio waves. The nanoparticles are so small and targeted that they can be absorbed directly into the tumor and/or attach to the cancer cells and then be heated by the radio waves, killing the cancer cells and leaving healthy cells untouched. Unlike current methods of treatment, the Kanzius procedure has no side effects based on the research to this date.In a telephone interview, lead researcher Dr. Steve Curley of MD Anderson said they are in high gear with 15 research people dedicated to the project, six papers scheduled to come out soon in medical journals for peer review and the humansized RF device expected to be completed sometime in early 2012. The focus of the papers is on both liver and pancreatic cancer, the two most deadly types. The goal is still the same, Curley said, to get to human trials as soon as possible. Lee Memorial Health System is one of five human trial sites but Curley said initial human trials will take place in Houston. Over the past months weve learned a great deal more about better techniques with the RF (radio frequency) field, Curley said. Curley said he is awaiting the FDA application submittal by Thermed, the company established by John Kanzius. Thermed owns the intellectual property patents of the process and will make the submittal using the data developed by Curley. The FDA must approve all clinical human trials. Earlier this month the Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation awarded a $182,000 grant to MD Anderson in support of Curleys research. Curley applied for the grant, citing the need for new analytical equipment to produce data that he declared critical to an FDA application. The foundation was established to fund the project and raise awareness about the new technology. According to its website, cancer has claimed the lives of almost 24 million Americans since 1971. While initial clinical trials to validate effectiveness, consistency, and safety continue, work is also under way on the human-sized RF device. Marianne Kanzius was effusive in her comments about the progress of the project. Johns vision continues as strong as continued on page 8B John Kanzius with HT1 Around The Islands With AnneTwilight Restaurant Has A Soft Reopening; Welcome Back To The Bistro At Beachviewby Anne MitchellIf the noise level at the Twilight Restaurant & Wine Bar bothered you in the past, its time to try it again now that it has been fitted with sound-absorbing panels. Owner and chef Robert Parks said he hired a company from New York to come up with a plan to keep the sound levels down in the high-ceilinged, tile-floored restaurant. Hes happy with the results and demonstrated how sounds dont echo from the rafters anymore. Regulars are noticing the difference and have been asking what was changed. Now, noise is dulled by a series of burgundy and black panels, along with curtains that also help contain the din of a busy restaurant. Furthermore, under each dining chair is a layer of soundproofing foam that keeps noise from bouncing off the floor. Theres a lot of stuff we cant see, said Parks, and hes confident the noise complaints will also fade away. This was never designed as a restaurant, said Parks, who moved in when a gourmet market closed. The open kitchen worked well but not the acoustics. It was the number one complaint, but there was nothing I could do about it until summer. He closed the place to get the job done and has been fielding rumors that Twilight had closed for good. Rumors of my premature demise have been my best marketing tool, Parks quipped, paraphrasing Mark Twain. He said it becomes a talking point and works in his favor now that he has reopened. Twilight has 62 inside seats and 12 outside. The menu includes a six-item vegetarian selection that has been developed with its own flavor profiles, not just an offer to substitute steamed vegetables. In fact, some of his meat-eating guests order from the vegetarian menu from time to time. In addition, diners can create their own entre from a selection of meats and seafood and 10 different starches and an equal number of sauces. Prices run $22 to $26. Create your own pasta regular, gluten free or whole wheat is also available with or without meat or seafood. Reservations before 6 p.m. receive 10 percent off the entire check or a free bottle of wine. Twilight Restaurant & Wine Bar is at 2430 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 472-8818 or go to twilightonsanibel.com. Twilights sister restaurant, the Stone Crab A Shrimp & Seafood House, has addedcontinued on page 29B Robert Parks, owner and chef, inside his newly soundproofed restaurant (note the baffles on the ceiling), Twilight Restaurant & Wine Bar


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 20112B Angel Tree Helps The Sanibel SchoolBank of the Islands is selling the 2011 Sanibel School holiday ornaments in the Sanibel bank lobby. The ornaments are $10 each and the proceeds fund the schools kindergarten through 8th grade music program. The bank staff is also asking their customers and island neighbors to contribute unwrapped Christmas gifts for needy children in our community. All islanders are invited to choose an ornament from the Angel Tree in the bank lobby. Each ornament will indicate the age of a boy or girl hoping to receive a gift this holiday season. Were so happy to be partnering again with Friends Who Care on this special holiday gift drive, said Bank of the Islands Vice President/Office Manager Rob Lisenbee. Theyve been quietly helping neighbors in need for 29 years. The deadline to choose an ornament and deliver an unwrapped gift to the bank lobby is December 16. Any grownup elves interested in helping wrap the collected presents are invited to call 4725152 to volunteer. As always, the banks freshly baked cookies and coffee will be available for visitors and customers. 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. Chair Yoga Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. November 29 through December 22. 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.continued on page 22B Please mail checks to: CROW PO Box 150 Sanibel, FL 33957 (be sure to write Boyd Challenge Grant on the reference line of the check) Donations can also be made online at www.crowclinic.org Look for the Boyd Challenge Grant link on our home page. DOUBLE YOUR DONATIONThe Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) announces The Boyd Challenge GrantThrough the generosity of Linda and Wayne Boyd, long-time supporters of CROW, donations made to CROW between now and the end of the year will be matched up to $50,000. This is a tremendous opportunity to make a year-end contribution and then have it doubled, further bene tting the thousands of wildlife patients treated by CROW each year. Bank of the Islands Luis Quintero and Rob Lisenbee with Sanibel School ornaments Bank of the Islands Holly Quick and Rob Lisenbee with their 2011 Angel Tree


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 20114B Sanibel And Captiva Restaurants Team Up To Fight HungerA number of local restaurants teamed up with Community Cooperative Ministries Inc. to help the hungry in the community on November 9 and 15. On Wednesday, November 9, island restaurants on Sanibel and Captiva including The Mucky Duck, The Green Flash, Holy Smoke Heavenly Barbecue, Sea Star Caf, The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club and Sharkys at Sundial Beach & Golf Resort participated in the inaugural IslandsDine4Hunger with a minimum of 20 percent of the gross proceeds for the night being donated to CCMI. On Tuesday, November 15, the Veranda restaurant in downtown Fort Myers hosted CCMIs 2nd Annual FineDine4Hunger event. Fifty percent of each check from the one-night event was donated to CCMI raising $1,000. CCMI is an innovative nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of social service entrepreneurs fighting to end continued on page 15B Matt and Jodi Hanson, Danny and Katie Haas Kathleen Shimp, Brin and Peggy Brinson and Kevin Shimp Craig and My-hanh Valentine Kendra Sutton and Tommy Johnson Meghan Madden, Rachel Mays and Lisa Cronin Mike Smith, Bruce and Vicki Stephan, Kathy and Steve Shimp Enjoy a Full Year of Sanibel and CaptivaHoliday Gift or Vacation SouvenirSanibel-Captiva Nature Calendar P. O. Box 356 Sanibel Island, Florida 33957 *Islanders, The Blind Pass Tide Edition Includes Sunrise & Sunset. Only $16.95 (plus $2.00 S&H)Available at Fine Stores Throughout the Islands*Mail Orders send $13.95 per calendar (plus $2.00 shipping) to:


5B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011 Sanibel Youth Chorus BIG ARTS Community Chorus with Tara Kane and Mariah Budd BIG ARTS Community Chorus Bill Fellows, president of FISH, and Maggi Feiner, executive director of FISH Donations were collected for the FISH Food Pantry Rev. Thomas Nyman, Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan and Rev. Dr. John Danner City Manager Judie Zimomra and Sanibel Mayor Kevin RuaneThanksgiving Celebration At Community House Pilgrims Nola and Hal Theiss John Pryor, FISH board member, addresses the audience Sanibel City Manager Judie Zimomra reads a proclamation


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 20116B Lee County Farmers MarketsEating locally grown and produced foods is good for the area economy and great for your health. Lee County boasts several farmers markets that offer chemical-free and organic produce, along with fresh baked goods, native plants and all-natural products. Support area farmers and practice good eating habits at these locations: Thursday: The River District Farmers Market under the U.S. 41 Caloosahatchee bridge, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fruit, vegetables, local honey, bread, seafood, BBQ, flowers and plants. Call 321-7100 or go to cityftmyers.com. Friday: Fort Myers Beach Farmers Market under the Sky Bridge between Second and Third Streets, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. November to April, rain or shine. Fruits and vegetables, flowers, seafood, baked goods, snack foods and plants. Call 765-0202 or go to fortmyersbeachfl.gov. Lakes Park, 7330 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. November to May. Fruits, vegetables, breads, honey, soaps, jams and seafood. Call 533-7275. Saturday: GreenMarket at Alliance of the Arts, 10091 McGregor Boulevard near the Colonial intersection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. An exclusive selection of locally grown, caught and cultivated foods and other products available to sample and purchase. Enjoy live entertainment by local musicians and fun activities for kids. Call 939-2787 or go to artinlee.org. Cape Coral Chamber Farmers Market in Club Square, downtown Cape Coral, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. mid-October to May. Locally grown produce, native plants, fresh gulf seafood, live music/entertainment and informative community presentations. Call 5496900 or go to capecoralfarmersmarket.com. Sunday: Sanibel Island Farmers Market, 800 Dunlop Road (City Hall grounds, next to the Sanibel Library), 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., November to May. Call Crystal Mansell at 472-3700. GreenMarket at Alliance of the Arts is on Saturdays Betsy Ventura and Jean Baer host the Lakes Park Farmers Market on Fridays 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$730,000 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! Sanibel Island Farmers Market is on Sundays Fort Myers Beach Farmers Market is on Fridays Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


SANIBEL CAPTIVA CAPTIVA SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL CAPTIVA CAPTIVA SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL 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 Bathrooms Located in Popular Gulf Pines Complete Renovation in 2007 Open, Light, and Bright Floorplan $650,000 MLS 2111145 Andre Arensman, 239.233.1414PERFECT BEACH COTTAGE 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, New Construction Near Beach on Private Street Energy Ef cient/Low Maintenance Hurricane Rated $1,595,000 MLS 2900136 John and Denice Beggs, 239.357.5500CAPTIVA CYPRESS COTTAGE Large, 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Sunrise Over the Bay Great Rental or Personal Getaway Located at South Seas Resort $639,500 MLS 21111002 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico, 239.826.2704BAYSIDE VILLA 5326 Gulf Views Over Pool Rooftop Sundeck Overlooks Gulf Spacious 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths Full Laundry, Utility Room & Den $1,349,000 MLS 2800790 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984WEDGEWOOD PENTHOUSE 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! 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms Stunning Views of Sanibel River Bright and Open Deeded Beach Access $340,000 MLS 2101019 Sarah Ashton, 239.691.4915SPANISH CAY DELIGHT 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths Heart of Captiva Village Community Pool/Tennis Gulf Access Boat Dockage $679,000 MLS 2801611 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319CAPTIVA TOWNHOME Second Floor Gulf Views 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath at South Seas Great Vacation Getaway Rental Options Available $595,000 MLS 2110268 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico, 239.826.2704BEACH VILLA 2325 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths Sanibels East End Large, Heated Lap Pool Furnished and Steps to Beach $899,000 MLS 2701743 Jim Branyon, 239.565.3233WALK TO BEACH AND BAY Direct Gulf Front Corner Unit 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Spacious With Over 2,200 S.F. Gulf Side Lanai $1,649,000 MLS 2110815 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984PREMIER BEACHCOMBER UNIT 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths Great Boating Access & Canal Views Meticulous, Fresh & Updated Manatee Shaped Pool with Privacy $1,150,000 MLS 2110721 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302PRIVATE CANAL HOME-DEL SEGA 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms Canal Borders 2 Sides Charming Lanai with Pool 2,240 S.F. of Living $595,000 MLS 2100960 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984UNIQUE CANAL HOME 2 Bedrooms on 2 Levels with 2 Huge Porches Gulf Front Townhouse with only 6 Owners Master Bedroom Encompasses Entire 2nd Level Virtual Tour: www.clamshellcondo.info $749,000 MLS 2111102 Bob & Viv Radigan, 239.691.6240PRIVATE TOWNHOUSE-STYLE BEACH CONDO 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 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths Olde Florida Style Home Large, Tropical Lot Located in Lagoon Estates $489,000 MLS 2110508 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984LOCATED ON PEACEFUL LAGOON 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Beautifully Updated Interior Pool, Tennis, Shuf eboard & More Lush, Tropical Landscaping $644,500 MLS 2100534 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319BEACHFRONT HIDEAWAY NEW LISTING REDUCEDISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 20117B


Development CityYear BuiltSquare FootageListing PriceSelling PriceDays on Market No Development Sanibel1984 3,132 2,196,0001,950,000 235 Cape HarbourCape Coral2007 4,336 1,590,0001,300,000 67 Grand Ole ManFort Myers Beach2005 3,305 1,250,0001,250,000 116 CasesFort Myers Beach1942 2,266 1,299,0001,200,000 557 Roosevelt ChannelCaptiva1963 1,800 1,295,0001,150,000 67 Imperial ShoresBonita Springs2007 4,858 999,000985,000 128 Heritage PalmsFort Myers2004 3,499 547,000535,000 20 Pelican LandingBonita Springs1990 3,112 559,000507,500 437 Cape Coral Cape Coral1997 2,291 499,900480,000 61 Gulfhaven St. James City1980 2,336 475,000437,500 2Courtesy of Royal Shell Real EstateTop 10 Real Estate SalesISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 20118B From page 1BKanzius Cancer Projectever, She said. Were making excellent progress in developing the human-sized machine. There has been much work going on in melding computer technology into the process so that the machine will determine proper cycling automatically regardless of the size of the individual. Projections were that testing would begin on the larger device by the end of 2011 but that has been pushed into 2012. She went on to say that our focus with this technology has always been on the cancer patient; offering an alternative treatment and working toward relieving the side effects of the current treatment. Once in operation, the research teams will need to demonstrate at least two years of successful clinical trials to seek FDA approval to begin the Phase I Human Trials. Southwest Florida and in particular Sanibel and Captiva, has been a major source of funding for Curleys research. In late October Dr. Dana Flavin, executive director of Collmed, a foundation for collaborative medicine and research, gave a lecture at the Community House on research she has been directing toward the pioneering treatments in nanotechnology which, she said, will change the face of cancer therapies throughout the world. Unlike the Kanzius non-invasive radio wave technology that uses target molecules and gold nanoparticles in locating a specific cancer and then bombarding the tumor with radio waves, Dr. Flavins treatment combines nanotechnology with biotechnology and introduces compounds into the body that move into a tumor, reversing the growth and literally self-destructing the cancer cells without harm to healthy cells. Unlike the Kanzius technology Dr. Flavins is a homeopathic approach which she said can take many forms depending on the individual case. The knowledge base continues to expand in cancer research worldwide. As the deadly disease continues its assault on the human race, scientists are racing against time in their quest to find, if not a cure, a treatment regimen that gives patients quality of life. Both Curley and Marianne Kanzius acknowledged that its difficult to be patient when the research shows promise but the process of approval is established by FDA guidelines and there are no shortcuts. Shell Point Hosts Home For The HolidaysShell Point Retirement Communitys Assisted Living facilities will host a Home for the Holidays event to allow individuals the opportunity to learn more about the assisted living options at Shell Point. This event will take place on November 22 from 2 until 4 p.m.; and then again on November 23, 25, and 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Arbor Assisted Living located in the Woodlands at Shell Point When family is home for the holidays, there is no better time to plan for your future health care needs and discuss assisted living. Shell Point Assisted Living Representatives will be on hand the day prior and the two days following Thanksgiving from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. to tour you and your family around the assisted living buildings and to answer all questions. For information, call 454-2077. Lee Republican Women FederatedThe December dinner meeting of Lee Republican Women Federated will take place on Monday, December 12. Social hour begins at 5:15 p.m. with dinner and program to follow. The meeting will be at the Hilton Garden Inn-Fort Myers, 12601 University Drive; price is $20 all inclusive For reservations, call 432-9389 or email cindylignelli222@gmail.com The speaker will be Victor Dotres, candidate for Forida House of Representatives. Installation of 2012 officers will also take place. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201110B Florida Gulf Coast University Represented At Wanagri Maathais Funeral And Memorial Services by Andrew StansellDirector of the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education Peter Blaze Corcoran recently represented Florida Gulf Coast University at the state funeral of Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Wangari Muta Maathai on Saturday, October 8, and at her memorial Friday, October 14. Professor Corcoran was privileged to be asked to write a prayer for the Solemn Requiem Mass for Professor Maathai on Friday. He delivered his prayer for Global peace and the Green Belt Movements work at the Holy Family Minor Basilica in Nairobi, Kenya. His prayer was heard by thousands of mourners, including ministers, diplomats, civil society activists, religious leaders from around the world, and a national TV audience. Corcorans prayer said, Help us achieve Wangari Maathais integrated vision of global peace. He continued, Wangari had taught us that we cannot have peace without democracy and non-violence; that we cannot have democracy and non-violence without social and economic justice; and that we cannot have social and economic justice without healing the Earth. Wangari was a special human being committed to restoring the integrity of Earths ecological systems. She inspired millions by her dedication to re-establish the green cover of the planet. Wangari was an Earth Charter Commissioner and Ambassador, and offered valuable contributions to the discussions during Earth Charter drafting process. Corcoran said in his prayer that she breathed life into the Earth Charter with this profound insight and she was a joyous, living embodiment of peace, justice, and healing in all her work. For more information on the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education or to see the full text of Center Director Peter Blaze Corcorans memorial prayer, visit www.fgcu.edu/cese. Bishop at Wangaris funeral Dorestry carrying Wangari Peter Blaze Corcoran with boy at church in Africa African girls at Wangari Muta Maathais memorial


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Little Pilgrims Give ThanksFamilies and Friends of the Childrens Education Center of the Islands were treated to a special Thanksgiving concert followed by a Thanksgiving feast. The children sang songs about being thankful, being a family, and being special and delighted everyone in the audience The children dressed up as pilgrims and native Americans with paper hats and vests. They serenaded their parents and family members, and then all were invited to eat appetizers that were made by the different classes. Parents brought pot luck dishes in the tradition of coming to together and eating home cooked meals. It was a wonderful day filled with happy children, full bellies, and understanding what Thanksgiving is really all about. Pre-K class Lily Lockard and Sophia Carter Zaddek Taylor, Ronan Maughan and Tony Underwood Johnny ClarkISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201112B Hortoons San-Cap Optimist Club ElectionsThe Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club has announced the election and appointments of officers and directors for the 2011 2012 year. President: Dani Howard Vice Presidents: Stan Howard and Richard McCurry Secretary: Suzanne Baxter Treasurer: John Basher The directors are: John F. Jones (Public Relations), Jim Baxter, Randy Carson, Dan Alton, Sue Basher, Mark Steger, and Mike Macray. Dani Howard succeeds husband Stan as president after her five years as a director of the club. She also served on the Northwest Council of Schools (Cook County, Illinois), initiated an Art Awareness Program for 22 grade schools replacing art programs cut by the school district, and held various chairs for the Woodfield Area Childrens Organization (charitable group). She is a full-time resident of Sanibel. The Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club is a charitable organization primarily providing for the needs of childrens health and education. Fund-raising events include Island Temptations, Sanibel Uncorked (a Winter Wine Festival), Wave of Hope (beach walk), and the local 4th of July Road Rally.


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201114B Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellWell, the telltale signs are here: season is upon us. Rotarians from near and far are crowding into the Beachview Restaurant for our weekly Friday morning Rotary Club meetings and bringing with them a great energy and spirit. Its fun to see our old friends again and catch up on what theyve been doing during their time away from the islands. In return, they enjoy learning about whats going on in Sanibel and Captiva. Rotarians like to be involved; they believe in giving back to the community and many of our club projects support local community nonprofits on the island. In this vain, it was only apropos that Tom Louwers from Friends Who Care stopped by to announce a challenge he is presenting to all service clubs on the island. Friends Who Care wants to collect 500 boxes of cereal by December 15 for distribution through the FISH food pantry on Sanibel during the school holiday break Cereal is a great breakfast or snack food with nutritional value that the kids can fill up on during their days off from school. The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva has already committed itself to donating 99 gallons of milk to this cause; now Friends Who Care only needs 500 boxes of cereal. Rotary will be collecting boxes of cereal and encourages anyone who would like to donate cereal boxes toward this challenge to bring them to the FISH food pantry, 1630 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel and tell them Rotary sent you. Just another reminder: Friends Who Care giving trees will be going up soon at the banks and grocery stores, so stop by and pick up a holiday gift-giving tag. Friends Who Care is a Sanibel-based group organized to assist families and individuals during times of need, with special emphasis on the holiday season, providing Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners along with childrens holiday presents to families who just need a little help. Last Friday, Rotary was also visited by three board members of the Sanibel Community Association: Marge Meek, SCA board president; Mike Kelly, SCA board vice president; and Tom Sharbaugh, SCA board member. Tom Sharbaugh was our guest speaker just a few weeks ago representing the Sanibel Bike Club, but this time his role was to ably introduce his fellow board members and remind us that the SCA is the oldest nonprofit organization on the island, built in 1927. The SCA Community House is considered to be the birthplace of most island organizations and clubs and has been and is the islands social gathering place for a plethora of activities through the years. 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OPEN HOUSE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25 OPEN 1-4 pmMarlene DonaldsonRealtor, P.A, CRS, GRI, SCIS Your Real Estate SolutionOfce: 239.472.5187 x242 Toll Free: 800.553.7338 x242 Cell: 239.850.0333 Email: mdonaldson@viprealty.com www.SanibelIslandRealEstate.com VIP Realty Group, Inc. 1560 Peri w inkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957Shell Fair & Show. Shellabration! 2012 is more than a week-long celebration in honor of seashells. The SCA will be gathering the community together in creative and fun ways from February 17 to March 4 to share the love of our island shells. Starting on Friday, February 17, the SCA is going to try and become part of the Guinness Book of World Records. They are asking as many people as possible join the Shellabration! Event Team at 10 a.m. on Bowman Beach for the largest Sanibel Stoop gathering (parking is limited at Bowman Beach; parking will be available at the SCA Community House and participants will be bused to the beach). This assemblage will be authenticated by VCB aerial photography and presented to the Guinness World Record authorities. If perchance you would like to get in shape for this activity, there is a YouTube Video/Facebook Video Sanibel Stoop Boot Camp available for viewing. There will be an opening gala dinner at the Sanctuary Golf Club on Sunday, February 19; a Shell Couture Fashion Show Contest and Luncheon on Monday, February 27; The Main Event: The 75th Shell Fair And Show, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 1,2, and 3; A Gifts from the Sea and Ice Cream Social, March 4; and volunteer appreciation lunch March 5. Island restaurants and businesses are participating in this celebration by offering dining specials and special commemorative items including T-shirts and seashell necklaces. More activities may be added to this list, so keep looking for those announcements in the newspapers. Now for Mike Kelly. He is the building chair for the proposed architectural construction on the Sanibel Community House. Plans for a capital campaign to benefit this construction and construction itself has been temporarily put on hold until the City of Sanibel has time to explore a Town Center concept, again. The results of the findings may in some way impact the construction plans. Although the project is on hold, the design phase and changes to the building are pretty much in place. Renderings of these are available at the Community House. Kelly said, There will be no changes to the historic part of the building/north room but most of the changes visible to the building will be in the kitchen and entryway, restroom, and office areas. Storage facilities will be expanded and air conditioning units will be replaced, new plumbing and other utilities services will be updated. Entrance to the building and elimination of steps are part of an attractive welcoming area on the outside of the building, along with a new portico entrance and extended overhead walkway. Kelly said, There will be an additional 4,000 square feet of space added; most of this space will be in the kitchen with 1,000 square feet and additional storage space allotted to this area. This preliminary plan will have an approximate cost of $2.9 million (that is at current building bid cost). It was a busy morning at Rotary and next week the club will take time away from our regular morning meeting to have a special Family Day-After Thanksgiving Buffet meal together on November 26. Regular meetings resume on December 9 at 7 a.m. Friday morning at the Beachview Restaurant, Sanibel. Guests are welcomeP. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday morning at Beachveiw Steakhouse & Tavern, 1100 Par View Drive. If you would like further information regarding the Sanibel Rotary or Rotary International, call 337-1099. From page 4BDine4Hungerhomelessness and hunger in our community. The agency provides more than 14,000 meals each month through their Everyday Caf and Marketplace and Home-Delivered Meals programs. CCMI also educates 40 children in its Community Montessori, offers homeless and comprehensive case management services through their United Way Resource House, oversees emergency mobile food pantries and supplies weekend backpacks full of food to more than 1,500 children during each school year. For more information, call 332-7687 or visit www.ccmileecounty.com. Miller Named Director Of RecreationCity Manager Judie Zimomra has announced that Andrea Miller has been appointed to the position of the City of Sanibel Director of Recreation. As director, Miller is responsible for the operations of both the Citys Recreation Center and Center 4 Life program. In response to her appointment, Miller continued on page 32B Andrea MillerISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201115B Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201116B 2011-2012 Season Pro-Shop Hours 7:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.Current Rates (All Rates & Times are Subject to Change) Fees Include Green Fee & Cart Fee (6% FL sales tax will be added)www.beachviewgolfclub.com (Visit our website for weekly specials) Sanibel Island 239-472-2626NOTE: e above rates are considered to be special rates and cannot be combined with other o ers and/or discounts 18 Holes 7:30-2:52 $40.00 18 Holes 7:30-2:52 $55.00 3:00-4:52 $25.00 3:00-4:52 9 Holes Anytime $30.00 9 Holes Anytime $39.00 Junior 18 & Under Anytime $25.00 Junior 18 & Under Anytime $29.00 Club Rental $25.00 Club Rental $25.00 11/1/11-12/18/11 12/19/11-4/15/12**after 3:00 may not be able to nish 18 holes **after 3:00 may not be able to nish 18 holes 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 $1,675,000 FurnishedALL NEW -MUST SEE! Luxury 3/2+den penthouse features beautiful Gulf view. A rare opportunity to own over 2,600 sq. ft. along prestigious West Gulf Drive. Penthouse overlooks the white sand beaches and the Gulf of Mexico. Guest bedroom and private lanai overlook the pool, clubhouse and tennis court. Spectacular views! Call Steve for OPEN HOUSE hours. ITS THE EXPERIENCE! JUNONIA OF SANIBEL OPEN HOUSE S pecializin g in native & exotic palms, low-maintenanc e F RIENDLY ENGLISH-SPEAKING STAFF ( 239 ) 560-1422 SeabreezeNurseries.co m Custom upscale landscapin g & professional lawn service e Dunes Mens InterclubThe Interclub team had a decent day at Magnolia Landing on Monday, November 14. We finished with gross +2 points for the day, but our quota was 25 which gave us a net -23 for last place. For the year we are now in 5th place overall and it would only take one good event to get us right back into the lead as the teams that did well at Magnolia will have higher quotas for the next event. The next event is at The Legends on Monday, December 5. Sign-up sheet is now on the mens board. If more players sign up than are needed, a qualifier will be held at The Dunes on Wednesday, November 30 in the regular DMGA game. Match #1 Kelly Greens Match #2 Magnolia10/27/201111/14/2011Gateway 24 23 Gulf Harbour37 4 Magnolia 9 26 Olde Hickory32 -3 The Dunes49 -23 Kelly Greens15 -15 Legends 1 -4 Verandah -72 -4 Match #3, Legends, Dec. 5 The Dunes Womens GolfThe Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Event Results for Friday, November 18. Format: Best Score on Odd or Even Holes Flight #1 (9.0 22.0 ) Odd Holes 1st Daphne Hellmuth 27 Even Holes 1st Karen Hendricks 34 June Muench Flight #2 (HCP Range 22.3 26.7) Odd Holes 1st Gussie Blue 29 Even Holes 1st Tanya Hochschild 32 Flight #3 (HCP Range 26.9 32.9) Odd Holes 1st Joan Kent 33 Even Holes 1st Nancy Orr 29 Flight #4 (HCP Range 33.5 38.4) Odd Holes 1st Judy Yenkole 31 Even Holes 1st Wanda Malone 28 Congratulations to all the Winners. Karen Hendricks Judy Yenkole Tanya Hochschild June Muench Wanda Malone Joan Kent Daphne Hellmuth Nancy Orr Gussie Blue Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201118B A Higher S tandard... A C leaner C lean S ervices O ffered: 239-541-4888 w ww.ForCleanCarpets.com Environmentally Responsible GREEN Cleaning OPEN HOUSE2130 Sunset CircleFriday & Saturday, November 25 & 26, 11 am 3 pmGREAT HOUSE!! GREAT PRICE!! $579,000Fantastic home, 3/2, over 2,000 sq. ft. of living. Convenient mid-island location, end of cul-de-sac on very private, oversized lot that backs up to conservation area. Quality construction throughout. High ceilings, wood oors, gorgeous kitchen with granite and hickory wood cabinets. Master with his and hers closets and jacuzzi tub. Large lanai looking over pool and spa with cathedral screen enclosure. This elevated home is like new. MLS #2110344APlease stop by or call for appointmentROBERT CRONIN 239-338-0019 ROBERT CRONINCell 239-338-0019 Of ce 239-472-5187 ext. 225 Toll Free 800-553-7338 email: rcronin@viprealty.com PGA TipsMatch Play Vs Stroke Playby Matt Oakley, PGA Golf ProfessionalThe two golf forms of play that are used the most are match play and stroke play. These two forms of play are completely different with different rules and situations. Here is a synopsis of both: Match Play: Match play is the oldest form of golf. A match consists of two sides playing a stipulated round against each other (9 holes, or 18, 36, 72, etc.) In match play the game is played by holes. A hole is won by the side that holes its ball in the fewest strokes (gross or net). The state of the match is expressed by how many holes a side is up over the other side and how many holes remain, i.e. 2 and 1 means a side is up by two holes and there is only one hole to play. This match is over. When a side is dormie it is ahead the same amount of holes that remain in the match and the other side would have to win every hole remaining, i.e. side A is dormie 5 over side B (they are up 5 holes with 5 to play). A hole is halved when each side holes their ball in the same amount of strokes. A match is halved if each side wins the same amount of holes. A player or side may concede the match, a hole or the opponents next stroke (putt) at any point. A concession may not be withdrawn or declined. Penalties in match play are typically loss of hole unless otherwise stipulated by the rules rather than by strokes. Stroke Play: Stroke play consists of competitors playing each hole and recording their score. In stroke play you are competing against every other player in the field. In stroke play you add up your total strokes against everyone elses total strokes. The player with the fewest strokes wins. Penalties in stroke play typically cost you strokes on you score. The score is usually spoken in terms of cumulative strokes or relation to par (player A is 3 under par at this point). Hole In One At The DunesOn November 18, Joe Raboy scored an 80-yard hole-in-one on the second hole at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club. Dan Alton, Pat deFrey and Dave Jeffrey witnessed the hole-in-one as Raboy used his 9 iron and a Slez ball This is the second holein-one of his career. Dunes Mens GolfThe Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Dunes Mens Golf Association event results Wednesday, November 16, format: 4 man 2-best ball (A-C) (B-D.) Next weeks game will be Super Skins. If you have not signed up the sheet is on the board. Flight #1 ( A-C ) 1st Jim Burkholder 114 Peter Cline Michael Funk Bruce Noble 2nd James Boughton 118 Jim Bradford Mike Hnatow Ray Galligan Flight #2 ( B D ) 1st Jack Pagel 107 Bob Lindman Robert Orr Tom Browning 2nd Mike Richmond 108 Dan Alton Jack Strothman Skip Jewett Congratulations to the winners. Dunes Sunday Mixed GolfHere are the results for The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Sunday Mixed Golf on November 20. The format: was a 4-person scramble. 1st Jerry Muench 39.50 June Muench Margaret Dwyer Howard Dwyer 2nd Dave Reynolds 40.25 Karen Hendricks Robert Orr Nancy Orr 3rd Felix Curcuru 42.0 Carol Curcuru Gordon Rains Maureen Rains Closest to the pin, Karen Hendricks and Roger Blouin. Next weeks game will be 2 net better balls or 4/choose your own team. It will be another 1 p.m. shotgun start. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


19B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011Swashbuckling Holiday FunSanta Claus will be taking time out of his busy holiday schedule to join the Pieces of Eight Pirates for a swashbuckling holiday adventure. Select cruises will feature Santa Claus himself in A Pirates Christmas, an all new interactive show that takes place on the 90-minute cruise. The Pieces of Eight, which departs from Salty Sams Marina, will also include pirate Christmas songs, story time and face painting for the children. Photographs with Santa Clause will be taken on each cruise. Holiday Cruises with Santa Claus are limited and will be available from November 27 through December 31. Regularly scheduled cruises will be running throughout the holiday season as well, so callers should ask for the cruise with Santa Claus when making a reservation. Many of our passengers return again and again on our Pirate Cruise and we are very excited to be able to bring them this fantastic new show starring Santa Claus himself, said Stephen Sepulveda, a/k/a Captain Jack, manager of the Pirate Cruise. If you havent yet experienced the Pirate Cruise this is a great reason to come out and see what you have been missing! The cost for the 90-minute cruise is $24.95 for children and $29.95 for adults, and children under one-year old are free. Families are invited to come out, enjoy the cruise, and stay for lunch or dinner at one of the award-winning restaurants located at Salty Sams: Parrot Key Caribbean Grill or the Big Game Waterfront Grill. The Pirate Cruise is a swashbuckling pirate show onboard a 65-foot replica Spanish galleon. Buccaneers young and old experience a jolly roger of a good time on this fun for all ages attraction. The friendly and sometimes downright scurvy crew of costumed pirates entertain guests while they sail around the areas intracoastal islands and beaches. The Pirate Cruise makes for memorable birthday parties, field trips and private charters. It leaves from Salty Sams Marina, where Parrot Key Caribbean Grill and Big Game Waterfront Grill are also located. The Pirate Cruise was voted Best Place to Have a Kids Birthday Party by the Florida Weekly and Best Waterfront Attraction by the News-Press. Advance reservations are required for the Pirate Cruise. For more information call 7657272 or visit www.PiecesOfEight.com. The pirate crew surrounds Santa Claus 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 will offer a 15 percent discount on locally made shell pendants wrapped in sterling silver. Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, free admission 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. The Sanibel Historical Museum and Village 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 be a shell collection from Thomas Edison with a letter to authenticate it from Mina Edison. JN Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge will have 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 at 11 a.m.); free touch tank demo at Tarpon Bay Recreation Area; Blair Witherington, author of Floridas Living Beaches lecture on March 2. Great White Grill has created its own microbrew, Shellabraton! Beer, and will be available during Shellabration! week. Shellabration! Beer Specials all week. JB Designs will have cards designed by local photographer/artist Boyd Johnson of Sanibel shells; free sanddollar with purchase of $20 or more during Shellabration! week. Sanibel Sea Shells. Stop by to play a round of scavenger jeopardy; www. seashells.com. She Sells Sea Shells will be running two promotions during Shellabration! week: 25 percent off craft supplies including wood and papier mch boxes and frames, along with many other paper and wood items, glue, glaze, glitter, glass jars, and mirror backs; and Sailors Valentine sale regular price $275 will be reduced to $75 for 10-inch 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 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. Plus theres the fossil shell display on the librarys ground floor containing 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. Eileen Fisher Gift with purchase. Free gift with a purchase of a shell tank top at Eileen Fisher on Sanibel. Tower Gallery Artist Cooperative Sea Gems Shell Interpretations, a special exhibit opening February 26 and continuing through March 31. Twenty two Tower Gallery Artists will choose a shell to inspire their artwork. Photographs of the selected shells will be displayed beside the art showing how the artist interpreted or included it in their work. 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, open to the public. The gallery will also feature shell-inspired pottery and glass from artists around the country during the Shellabration! William E. Wilson Fine Jewelry in The Village Shops joins the Shellabration! with 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 & Show. Save The Date Calendar Of Events: The Sanibel Stoop, Friday, February 17. Help break a world record. Opening Gala at Traditions, Sunday February 19, at The Sanctuary Golf Club Fashion show luncheon at The Sanctuary featuring one-of-a-kind shelladorned 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 online at www.sanibelshellfairandshow.com and www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net.


BEST TAKE-OUT ON THE ISLANDS CALL FOR DAILY SPECIALS472-9300 Restaurant & DeliDaily Lunch Specials Salad Bar Take-Out or Eat In Breakfast Lunch DinnerOpen Daily 6 a.m. 10 p.m. The Only Dockside Dining on Sanibel Located at the Sanibel Marina Specializing in Local Seafood We also feature Petite & 10 oz. Filet MignonsDining Awards: 6 years running 472-8138 THE ISLANDS' ONLY REAL BARBECUE! Open Daily at 11:30am Sunday thru Thursday until 9pm Friday and Saturday until 10pmWE CATER TOO! 239-472-75015400 Plantation Rd Captiva Island, FL 33924 Fine Italian Dining751 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island, FL 239.395.4022www.iltesoro.netCarry out hours 5 to 10 everyday FULL DELI, BAKERY DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS COLD BEVERAGESCall us for your cookout, picnic and party needs. Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201120B My Stars FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 28, 2011ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Keep those sharp Sheep eyes focused on a hazy situation. As things begin to clear up, youll find a sharper picture emerging, showing something you will need to know. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Watch your expenses through the end of the month. Later, youll be glad to have extra money to pay for something that will make an acquisitive Bovines heart beat faster. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Youre now ready to make that oft-deferred commitment, if you still believe its what you want. Dont be afraid to change your mind if you feel you should go in another direction. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Now that you are moving on with your life after that recent disappointment, how about reactivating your travel plans and taking someone special along with you. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Many new friends come into your personal life, which suits all of you social Lions just fine. However, one new friend might make demands that you could find difficult to deal with. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Communication doesnt exist unless its twoway. So if youre getting no replies to the signals youre sending, it could be time to look for someone more receptive. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A workplace complication that you thought was ironed out develops new wrinkles that need attention. Meanwhile, expect continuing improvement in your home life. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A tense personal problem needs to be talked out before someone decides to walk out. Resist making decisions until full explanations are offered from both sides. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) A technological glitch that caused problems recently will soon be repaired, and life can return to normal. A colleague has a surprising message to deliver. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Your partner might feel that you havent been as open with him or her as you should be. Deal with this now, before it turns into something more difficult to handle. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Good news: Many of the stumbling blocks that affected the progress of some of your career projects are fading away. Things also start to look up on the home front. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Youll need that strong Piscean pluck to get through waters that will be turbulent for a while. A more positive aspect soon emerges, along with some welcome news. BORN THIS WEEK: You are zealous in the pursuit of truth. You would make an excellent research scientist. On Nov. 28, 1582, William Shakespeare, 18, and Anne Hathaway, 26, pay a 40-pound bond for their marriage license in Stratfordupon-Avon. Six months later, Anne gave birth to their daughter, Susanna, and two years later, to twins. Shakespeares plays were not published until after his death, when two members of his troupe collected copies of his plays and printed the First Folio (1623). On Dec. 4, 1928, Dapper Dan Hogan, a St. Paul, Minn., saloonkeeper and mob boss, is killed when someone plants a car bomb under the floorboards of his new Paige coupe. The first car bomb was a horse-drawn-wagon bomb that exploded in 1920 outside the J.P. Morgan Companys offices in New York City. On Nov. 29, 1942, coffee joins the list of items rationed in the United States. Rationing was generally employed to guarantee a fair distribution to all citizens and to give priority to military use in World War II. On Dec. 2, 1959, the Malpasset Dam in France collapses after a week-long rain storm, and the resulting flood kills more than 400 people. The city of Frejus, built by Roman Emperor Julius Caesar as a port city on the French Riviera, was devastated by the massive flood. On Dec. 3, 1979, 11 people are killed in a stampede outside a Who concert in Cincinnati when a crowd of general-admission ticket-holders surges forward through shattered doors in an attempt to secure prime unreserved seats inside. After the crowd cleared, 11 concert-goers were found on the ground, dead from asphyxiation. On Nov. 30, 1989, Aileen Wuornos, Americas first female serial killer, picks up her first victim in Palm Harbor, Fla. She would kill a total of seven men in the next year. When caught, Wuornos confessed but claimed that they had all been killed in selfdefense. On Dec. 1, 1990, workers 132 feet below the English Channel drill through a final wall of rock, opening the Chunnel and connecting the two ends of an underwater tunnel linking Folkestone, England, and Calais, France. It was 18th-century German scientist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg who made the following sage observation: Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together. The Battle Hymn of the Republic (popularly known by a line from the chorus, Glory, glory hallelujah) was written by Julia Ward Howe in November of 1861 after the author made a trip to Washington, D.C., and reviewed Union troops near the city. The song was published the following February in The Atlantic Monthly magazine, earning Howe a grand total of $4 for what was destined to become one of the most popular songs of the Civil War and a perennial American classic. When cartoon icon Bugs Bunny first appeared, in 1935, he was called Happy Rabbit. If youre a cat owner, it probably will come as no surprise that cats spend approximately 80 percent of their time sleeping. Becoming a sports star is the dream of many young people, so you might think that someone who is signed to a professional baseball contract has it made. Youd be wrong, though; only one out of every 10 athletes who sign such a contract ever becomes a major-league ballplayer. Youve certainly heard the old adage lightning never strikes twice but, strictly speaking, its not true. Technically, lightning always strikes twice. Each lightning bolt is made up of multiple bolts that travel the same path and strike the same spot in swift succession. Ive noticed that men generally leave married women alone and treat them with respect. Its too bad for married women. Men are always ready to respect someone who bores them. And if most married women, even the pretty ones, look so dull, its because theyre getting too much respect. -Marilyn Monroe THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201121B AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR CAESARSTONE QUARTZ SURFACE Main Show Room 2330 Palm Ridge Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957 (239) 395-2525 Fax (239) 395-2373Serving Sanibel and Captiva Island for 33 yearsFREE ESTIMATES CARPETING flooring... Furniture Accessories Window Treatments...Custom Upholstery FREEKitchen Sink with any Cambria Countertop Order Over 50 S/F COUNTERTOPS ... Cambria Quartz, Granite, Corian & Staron, Glass & Tile Backsplashes, Shower & Tub Replacement Interior Interior Painting Painting SALE SALE Limited Time Only Limited Time Only Now thru Dec. 31 Now thru Dec. 31 st st (CARPET SALE)TAKE 10% OFF CARPET ONLY WITH MIN. PURCHASE OF 300 SQ. FT. SALE STARTS NOV. 1ST. EXCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS SALES Island Style InteriorsLicense #S3-12258 License #S3-11918 ...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.555ChertCourt.comNear beach hideaway on Sanibels West End. Tropical 3/2 home, atrium entry & room for a pool! $429,000 Sanibel Sanibel Real Estate Is... Real Estate Is... Shrimp Fettuccine With Zucchini 1 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups zucchini, sliced 2 cups yellow squash, chopped 4 cups fettuccine, cooked 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon oregano, dried cup Parmesean cheese, grated In a large skillet, saut shrimp in olive oil over medium high heat for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until opaque. Remove shrimp to a platter and keep warm. Add zucchini and yellow squash to the pan and saut until tender and lightly browned. Add the shrimp, fettuccini, butter and oregano to the squash and mix well. Heat through. Add parmesan cheese and serve immediately. Yield four servings Nutritional Value Per Serving Calories 417, Calories From Fat 169, Total Fat 19g, Saturated Fat 8g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 232mg, Total Carbohydrates 28g, Protein 35g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.07g Look for Fresh from Florida ingredients at your grocery store. Shrimp Fettuccine with Zucchini


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201122B Architecture & Installation(Over $6,000 3 Months Free Maintenance) Maintenance Tree Trimming Ponds & Waterfalls Debris Removal Interior Landscaping Expertise in Estate PropertiesQuality Guided, Relationship Driven(239) 777-4212www.WolverineLandscaping.com WolverineLandscaping@yahoo.com 472-2853Tile samples to your door!Tile, Marble, Stone, with remodels & repairs A Specialty! SANIBEL CREATIVE TILE CO.Lic. & Ins.Celebrating our 30th year on Sanibel & Captiva May you have much to be thankful for this upcoming year, and may your home be filled with wonderful memories this holiday season. We would like to thank all of our customers for trusting us with their real estate needs. Engel & Vlkers Sanibel 1101 Periwinkle Way #105 Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-0044 sanibelisland@engelvoelkers.com 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 West Rocks 3/2 ground level waterfront home only steps from the beach. Living and family rooms, glass enclosed lanai and screened pool overlooking the water. A great opportunity to own in this highly sought after neighborhood. Price $475,000Call Steve for Showing ITS THE EXPERIENCE! NEAR BEACH From page 2BCenter 4 LifeFlu Clinic Flu shots will be given at the center on Friday, January 27, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.Tuesday Kayaking November 29. There is space for 16 people on eight two-person kayaks and unlimited space for those who own their own kayaks. Bring water, a snack, change of clothing, sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses and a hat. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Members have first priority. Dali Museum and Lunch in St. Petersburg Thursday, December 1. Cost is $79 for members and $89 for non-members. Includes round-trip transportation from Fort Myers, tour of the Salvador Dali Museum, lunch at 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House, and time to explore the St. Petersburg pier. Carpool from the center at 7:15 a.m. for bus pick up in Fort Myers at 8 .m. Island Seniors, Inc. Annual Members Meeting Friday, December 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come hear about all that has happened at the center and plans for the future. New events will be added to the schedule. Jan Nieman will be the guest speaker. Lunch is free.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. On December 14, Alice Walzer will lead a discussion on Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver. Ann Rodman, volunteer coordinator, welcomes ideas for books to read and discuss and suggestions on facilitators. Contact her at 395-2191 or email annrodman@aol.com.Picasa with Patty and your photos! Wednesday and Thursday, November 30 and December 1, two two-hour sessions, 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $60 for members, $90 for non-members. Bring your camera and cable, memory card and card reader with 10 to 20 photos. Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club Diabetes Screening Friday, December 9, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. First come, first served. Second Annual Justine Smith Charity Bridge Tournament Friday, February 10 at 1 p.m. Local merchants will contibute gifts that will be given away during the tournament. All proceeds go to PAWS. 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: 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, a great holiday gift idea. Luc Centurys etched bricks are a $100 contribution. Come to the center or call 472-5743.


23B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011Portraits In Printby Jane Vos Hogg Really RemarkableHardship was just another hurdle that Bill Keeney would overcome. His family lived in a small, rural community. His father worked at the local gas stations tire store and his mother, when she worked, cleaned. Bill was the oldest of three; when he was nine his father died. Moms cleaning jobs increased, some were houses and there were four churches too. Often, she took the children with her so they could help with the tasks. Bills grandfather lived across the road from them. He farmed his 350acre farm. With no mechanical apparatus, he worked all his fields using muledrawn equipment. His grandson knew how to handle the mules by the time he was six. This was a child who learned by watching and watch he did. Grandpa was the maintenance man at his farm. If something broke it was fixed, not replaced. More than merely riding and working the mules Bill learned a lot about farm animals and crops. They had pigs, rabbits, chickens, cows and goats and a wide range of vegetables. Bill loved to draw. Rarely paying attention in class, it was the shop teacher who came to his rescue. Hed ask him to draw pictures of each of the shop tools so he could explain how they were to be used. Later he advanced to drawing the plans which showed them in action. Hanging out in the shop provided a perfect escape hatch. Bill had to work all through high school. He had a particularly heavy schedule. His day began at 1:30 a.m when he would drive 25 miles with his boss to pick up all the newspapers for their 120-mile paper route. (Eventually, the boss loaned Bill the car, filled up its tank and paid him to do the whole thing by himself.) Once home he went to the neighboring farm and milked six cows and then left for school. After school he went back to the farm, milked six more cows, and got home just in time to leave for his night job. He worked from 6 to 11 p.m. at the same gas station his father had worked at. That left him two hours to sleep before the paper route began. With 56 absences in his senior year, he barely made it to graduation. He enlisted in 1956 and spent the next four years in the armed forces. His commanding officer, amazed at his competency in gunnery and his ability to fix things, including weapons, wanted him to go to Officer Candidate School but Bill refused. He knew he couldnt read. Later, tests substantiated a range of findings: he was ADD and dyslectic and had an extremely high IQ. As a teen, Bill assumed hed go into carpentry or construction. But it was his grandfather who pointed him in another direction: Get out from behind the hammer and get behind the pencil. His plan was born: be an architect. His home state of Maryland allowed you to take an architects equivalency licensing exam if you worked for an architect for five years. After his army discharge he chose that route. Before he got to the fifth year the law changed to seven and before he got there it increased to fourteen. Just as he was nearing that it dropped back to twelve so he was finally qualified. The exam, a five-day ordeal with two portions given each day is notably rigorous. Of the 160 applicants taking the test that year only two passed: Bill Keeney was one of them. The day he passed his licensing exam he opened his own office and has never worked for anyone else. Just in time too I was the last person in the state allowed to take that kind of equivalency exam. Now you cant take it unless you have a college degree. He points with pride to his hometown of Reisterstown which is now declared a historic landmark. I rebuilt the 27 buildings on Main Street and now I am rebuilding their train station which is scheduled to become a museum. Im working on building two new parking lots and some additions to some of the buildings in town, all of which must be historically accurate. What I find amazing about this man goes way beyond the hurdles he overcame to becoming an architect. Its the wide variety of other things he excels at. Theres his love of gunnery, his ability to repair rifles and pistols, and the fact that he makes his own bullets. Hes an accomplished archer and became a golfer who learned first by studying how a club moves through space and how it must be positioned to hit a ball. Then he learned how to make his own clubs. Only then was he ready to take to the links. He can repair and rebuild outboard motors and car engines too. Finally, hes been taking apart all the moving parts of an old commercial machine I have just to make it operable. Why? I asked. Its a challenge, he said. Is there anything you cant fix? I asked. Im not good with computers. I think of them as things that you cant wrap your arms around. Architects should give back to their world, he said and, as if to prove it, he has just finished rebuilding 14 bikes to be given to the migrant farm workers in Immokolee. Quiet cul-de-sac with 200 of water frontage & terri c views. Immaculate condition inside & out. Tongue & groove cathedral ceiling living with corner replace. Completely redone kitchen with corian counters. Metal roof new in 2004, new pool heater, exterior recently painted, new wood laminate oors. Glass enclosed Florida room with incredible lake views. Attractive over sized pool, separate hot tub & privacy. Lush green yard with mature trees. Value priced at only $639,936.LOVELY LAKE FRONT POOL HOME 1 bedroom unit in excellent condition with top rating by in house evaluators. New kitchen cabinets, ceramic tiled counters, mirrored living and dining rooms. Top oor unit on canal side, ceramic tiled entry, porch, kitchen and bath. Solid core doors, newer appliances and furnishings, fans throughout. 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LUXURY GULFRONT CORNER REDUCED REDUCED Lovely near beach Old Florida style home in excellent condition; over 2400 a/c area, cathedral ceiling living with replace, huge lot backs up to nature preserve, wood oors, large kitchen with center island & corian counters, large screened porch with sunken hot tub, community pool, tennis & beach access, only $789,987.SEAGULL ESTATES Spectacular southern exposure overlooking one of the islands in Lake Murex. Freshly painted & brand new carpet. Tiled family room/lanai. Great views of lake & caged, heated pool. Yard features key lime, grape fruit, kumquat & various palms. Delightful yard with brick pathway meandering from home through yard to lake front deck/sunset patio. Value priced at $479,974.LAKE FRONT & NEAR BEACH REDUCED NEW LISTING REDUCED REDUCEDShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201124B GulfCoast.DecoratingDen.com ...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.1133SandCastleRoad.comTremendous Dunes Golf Course & long lake views. Split oor plan 3/2 tropical island paradise. $499,000 Sanibel Sanibel Real Estate Is... Real Estate Is... ...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.1817BuckthornLane.comGulf Ridge Beachfront Community. This 4/3 home blends sophistication, style & craftsmanship. $1,100,000 Sanibel Sanibel Real Estate Is... Real Estate Is...submitted by the Islands of Sanibel and Captiva Chamber of CommerceReef Safe SunCare whose sunscreen products are non-toxic to marine life, has become the Premier Sponsor of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce Tour Bus. Chamber President Ric Base said, Reef Safe has created products that meet the needs of all of our island residents: wildlife, marine, our native vegetation and human. They help us all live in harmony. The tour bus, with the help of Reef Safe, will be promoting the natural harmony of our islands as it starts its new 2012 program: a program with more venues, more events and more opportunities to view than ever before. We will be travelling in our tour bus over 60,000 miles in 2012 said Base. We expect that some one million Floridians and visitors will see the bus as it parks at some of the most popular activity venues throughout Florida. Sponsorship by Reef Safe is a perfect match for Sanibel and Captiva; safe sunscreen for our visitors and residents is also safe for our natural beauty. The tour bus is an important part of the annual marketing program run by the chamber. When on location it distributes written materials to many thousands of visitors to popular Florida locations such as the Pro Bass Shops, shrimp festivals and major sports occasions. It is the perfect physical foil to the virtual presence of the Chamber website; and like the website is designed to excite interest in the islands. The bus will also distribute free samples of Reef Safe thus reinforcing the chambers and Reef Safes mutual interest in preserving Sanibels sensitive ecosystem. Tropical Seas,Inc., parent company of Reef Safe products, has created a product that keeps skin safe from harsh UV rays, up to 48+ SPF. The biodegradable formula stays on your skin and not in the ocean, and is scientifically proven to be non-toxic to sea-life. The Chamber and Reef Safe will be touring Florida nearly every week next year. Give them both a welcoming wave if you see them. For a full schedule or the Chamber Tour Bus visit www.sanibel-captiva.org/ islands/chamber_bus.asp. Reef Safe Sponsors Sanibel And Captiva Chamber Tour Bus Stacy Shedd, sales representative Reef Safe, Ric Base, president of Chamber of Commerce, and Bridgit Stone-Budd, director of marketing, alongside the tour bus


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201125B Pool Service & Supply Pool Service & Supply Chlorine Tabs Tools Pumps Chlorine Tabs Tools Pumps Free computerized water analysis Free computerized water analysiswww.bannerpoolservice.com FL Lic. #CPC1457804 FL Lic. #CPC1457804 Stop by our store in Anchor Point 1633 Periwinkle Way School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, My daughters elementary school has just started an extra program that includes yoga. She is very eager to participate in it but I am not sure. I know that it is supposed to be good for adults but what about for kids? Why are they offering it at a school? Donna P., Naples, FL Donna, Yoga has become highly accepted and a very popular activity in the past few years and there are definitely good reasons to include yoga in the school setting. Many schools are beginning to offer yoga as an elective for Physical Education. Some schools build a yoga class into their beforeand after-school programs. Studies suggest that yoga may benefit children who have various mental and physical disabilities and as an intervention for children who have Attention Deficit Disorder, but there has been little formal research on many of these benefits. Recently, a new study has yielded some positive results as reported in the School Psychology Review. This study examined yoga instruction in an elementary school to increase students attention to task. Initial results indicated that the yoga instruction was beneficial and increased the students attention. More research must be conducted before a causal relationship can be established between yoga and attention to task, but it is very promising. Anecdotal reports about the benefits that yoga brings to children indicate that yoga can calm children, reduce obesity, enhance concentration, and help children manage certain health conditions, such as headaches and irritable bowel syndrome. Yoga can be a gentle method for your child to get more physical activity and enhance his or her well-being. Allyson Lobo, 15, said in a recent New York Times article about yoga for children, I love yoga, adding: Its relaxing. It makes me feel calm and takes me to a happy place. Kris Brown, a highly regarded certified Yoga instructor on Sanibel who has experience in designing and working with children in after-school programs has observed many benefits from yoga programs for children. From her work with children, Brown has observed that, Children today are under stress. Yoga helps counter these pressures by promoting self-esteem and confidence with a physical activity thats non-competitive, fostering respect and cooperation to others, stimulating their imagination and increasing their concentration and sense of relaxation. Yoga for children engages the heart, mind and body through a blend of physical yoga, mindfulness activities and social skills games, by integrating storytelling, music, playing instruments, drawing, animal adaptations and behavior, nature, anatomy, and lifes lessons. This helps children develop emotional intelligence, communication skills, trust, and empathy. It nurtures teamwork and leadership. It provides for a calmer and more productive school environment. Breathing and visualization techniques teach kids how to focus, relax, and develop self-control, by dealing with emotions and managing impulses. A yoga program engages a childs mind and body by weaving together an interdisciplinary approach to learning and the principles of independence and individualism. Most of all, the child has fun! I would encourage you to allow your daughter to participate in the yoga class. You and she may also want to take a class together; its a wonderful activity for parents and children to share. Ms. Greggs is adjunct faculty at Edison State College where she teaches psychology and education courses. She is also Nationally Certified School Psychologist and consultant for School Consultation Services, a private educational consulting company. Questions for publication may be addressed to smgreggs@gmail.com. Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. 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 Insurance Tip Another Flood Insurance Extensionby Marge MeekOnce again the Congress and the President have passed a short-term reauthorization that allows flood insurance to be issued until December 16, 2011. The goal is to extend the federal flood insurance program for five years with reforms, but for over a year now, the legislation has been stalled. Thus, these short-term extensions of the current program continue. In 2010 the program lapsed four times and flood insurance could not be purchased for a total of 53 days. The program was temporarily extended for a year. The last years extension to the end of September, 2011 led to another extension to November 18. Now that time has passed but flood insurance can still be written at least for one more month due to this latest extension. So what impact does this have on you? If you have flood insurance or arecontinued on page 26B Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201126B TAX-CONSULTING & ACCOUNTING SERVICESServing the islands since 1978 Professional and Confidential Income Tax Preparation Individuals Corporations Estates & Trust Tax Consulting Tax Deferred Exchange International Taxation State Tax Forms (239) 472-5152 1619 Periwinkle Way, Suite 102, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 2 Nice Guys, Inc. CONTRACTORS213640 S313641 Member BBB A+ Ratingwww.2niceguys.net239-694-0645 Carpentry PaintingCraftsmanship with Precision Doors & Windows, Crown Molding, Custom Decks Remodels, Interior and Exterior Painting I know the city of Houston far more well than I should. I know where the best deli is Kenny & Ziggys off Westheimer Street I know where the LA Fitness center is where a good mall is (the Galleria mall) and how to find Houstons topnotch museums and city parks. Yet no relatives of mine live there. I dont have any close friends there. But I do have someone near and dear to me battling for her life at Houstons MD Anderson Cancer Center my mother. Regular readers of this column may know that seven years ago my mother came down with acute myelogenous leukemia which is a killer. Miraculously she survived a bone marrow transplant courtesy of the skilled work of the great doctors at MD Anderson as well as the generosity of her bone marrow donor a man by the name of Yiftach Levy whose genetic markers closely matched my mothers. Before the transplant my mother endured harsh chemotherapy sessions that took her immune system down to nothing. She lived in a bubble room in the hospitals transplant ward and almost died several times from pneumonia and other diseases, before she was finally able to get the life-saving transplant. After the transplant, the doctors worried her new immune system would attack her internal organs in what is called graft/host disease. During her nine months of treatment my parents were far from their home here in Florida, as my father lived in an apartment nearby the medical complex. It was tough on both of them and on the rest of the family. But she got through it. For six-anda-half years she was in remission living a normal life as a wife, mother and grandmother. That is until a few weeks ago. While going in for hand surgery to alleviate pain associated with arthritis, routine blood work before the surgery revealed that her leukemia returned, and it was aggressively attacking her system. So back to MD Anderson my parents went. Like last time, the doctors told my mother that her only hope of survival is to have another bone marrow transplant. Now that she is 70 years old, the doctors have warned us that the risks are higher, but they remain confident that she has a reasonably good chance to come through this again. I write these words sitting at the kitchen table in my parents Houston apartment we are renting for them. Today my sister, brother-in-law and I all met with the doctors to discuss her treatment and prognosis. Thankfully the doctors remain hopeful and have put her on a chemotherapy treatment that was not yet available seven years ago when she first encountered this illness. This time the chemotherapy is not supposed to be as harsh and is designed to limit the damage it does to her body. Its amazing how far the research has progressed since the last time she was here. When people criticize how much money the United States spends per capita on health care, they should realize that some of those dollars result in breakthroughs that otherwise wouldnt have been possible. Like last time, the hospital wanted copies of her health care surrogate and living will. The Texas-based hospital has no problem with my mothers Florida documents since she is a Florida resident. As you might imagine, yours truly prepared them. It does send chills down your spine hoping that the documents will never have to be used. Today we met with her leukemia doctor and her transplant doctor. We discussed blasts and protocols. Drained from those conversations, we then went out to enjoy a pastrami sandwich and chicken soup at Kenny & Ziggys. Afterwards, I swam a mile in the fitness centers lap pool while mom rested, and then we all went out to dinner. Before the weekend is out, Ill have to get on a plane and return to Fort Myers to take my rightful place as a husband to my wife, father to my children, and lawyer to my clients. But for a few more hours at least Ill just be a son to my father and to my mother. And every so often until we get through this Ill return to Houston for a weekend to provide whatever support I can. While Houston is a fine city with the best doctors in the world, I yearn for the day my mother can return to her normal life in Florida. And, as you might guess, I hope one day to never need to visit Houston again. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. From page 25BFlood Insurancerenewing your flood insurance during this period, all will be taken care of in due time. However, if you are purchasing a property where a mortgage is involved and the closing date is after December 18, you should pay particular attention to this funding bill and be sure your flood insurance is in place earlier in case the government goes on another hiatus. With no flood insurance available, no federally backed mortgage can be closed. An additional warning for all policy holders during this period of uncertainty is that you should pay your flood renewal by the due date, as if it lapses, you will have to wait to secure new flood insurance until the program is back up and running. Marge Meek is a local SanibelCaptiva insurance agent, who can be reached at mmeek@rosierinsurance. com. Will PowerSometimes Where You Need To Be, You Dont Want To Beby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA (239) 395 COOL 1213 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Office: (239)472-3033 Fax: (239) 472-3439 Family Owned and Operated Trusted Service Since 1988 Voted Best Heating and Air Conditioning Company in Best of the Islands Awards every year since 1991 New Systems Repairs Heating New Construction Remodels Electrical www.SanibelAir.com Sign a Service Contract Today! Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201128B Superior InteriorsColor! Color! Everywhere! by Marcia FeeneyWhether youre choosing one color or a combination of colors, getting the selection process started can sometimes be a very daunting process. Given that colors are so personal in nature, why not start with the colors you enjoy the most. There are just a couple of things to remember when you starting making up your mind. First, any color will react differently in the daylight versus artificial lighting. Second, matte or floss finishes will also take on a differing appearance; and third, the larger the space youre painting the more intensified your color choice will become. Bright, lively and exciting colors tend to give us a cheery, exuberant boost to our spirits. Cant you just picture the excitement you feel when you see orange, bright yellows and vibrant reds combined in a color palette? Lighter color shades tend to be a little softer and gentler on the eye and often tend to be a little more feminine in nature. They definitely work well when dark spaces need to be brightened up. If peace and rest are your rooms mandates, then pastel shades might just fit the bill beautifully. Warm earthy colors like sienna, terracotta, and brownish reds can provide your room with a sophisticated look, especially when they are combined with interesting textures, Monochromatic color schemes work well when you want to show off your rooms furnishings. When color is removed from a room, its simply natural for our eye to be drawn to texture and shape. Above all, I urge my clients to have fun with color. A home filled with white walls certainly doesnt invite, or give anyone a hint of the homeowners personalities! So do a little experimenting have some color fun and above all, add some joy to your rooms. Marcia Feeney is an interior decorator on Sanibel. She can be reached at marcia@decden.net. Top Agents And Sales TeamsVIP Realty Group has announced the top agents and sales teams for the month of October. The Karen Bell team was recognized as top listing team. Robin Humphrey and Martha Smith were recognized as top listers. Mary Lou Bailey was was recognized as top sales agent. Janie Howland was recognized as top producing agent. ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Janie Howland Mary Lou Bailey Robin Humphrey and Martha Smith Karen Bell Top Producer Obtains Florida Brokers LicenseRichard Taylor and Donna Moore, owners of Gulf to Bay Sothebys International Realty on Boca Grande, Sanibel and Captiva, would like to congratulate LeAne Taylor Suarez who recently obtained her Florida brokers license. Suarez has been a top producer on the islands for over 20 years. She has been instrumental in the growth and success of Sothebys International Realty on Captiva and Sanibel islands. She will work as a broker-associate out of the Captiva office ocated at 11508 Andy Rosse Lane. LeAne Taylor Suarez e Law O ce ofJanet M. Strickland, P.A.23 Years Experience Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning Probates & Estates Business & Corporate LawVisit 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 ISLAND INSURANCE SERVICE Kathleen Papaleo President Mark OBrien General Manager Susan Barnes Personal Lines Gina Loeber Agent 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel, FL (239) 472-3022 Summer is over and its time to enjoy those beautiful winter days in Paradise. Have an insurance question? Call our office today for a new Auto quote. 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 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


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201129B Voted Best Pharmacy on the Island 4 years in a row!ISLAND PHARMACY Over 9,000 Insurances Accepted and All Medicare D We carry nebulizers, crutches, wound care 239-472-6188Every Day Items Also! 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 ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSExcellent medical care, friendly sta Prompt attention to emergencies, injuries and lacerations X-Ray on PremisesVISITORS AND WALK-INS WELCOMEDR. CAROL CLARK, ARNP, Ed.D.Specializing in geriatric care, diabetes and chronic illness managementCALL 239-395-2444 TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT Wir Sprechen Deutsch1699 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957Hours Mon Fri 8-5 Closed for lunch 12-1EDWARD P. LAMOTTA, MDBoard Certi ed Family Physician From 1 BAround The IslandsCall ahead orders are encouraged. Pinocchios is at 362 Periwinkle Way on Sanibels east end, phone 472-6566 or log onto www.pinocchiosicecream.comLIVE ON THE ISLANDSTraders features music by Chris Workman Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m. and Danny Morgan and Friends on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m. Traders is at 1551 Periwinkle Way, 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 4724646. 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, 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 4721771. 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 395-1263. 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.continued on page 32B Please visit our Island Sun online advertisers each week at www.islandsunnews.com. You can click through to their Web sites for more information about real estate, shopping, restaurants and services. Just click on the logos surrounding the front page. Les Is Les Is MORE! MORE!Captiva & Sanibel IslandsLeslie Pendleton, Jr. LLC American Realty of Captiva Sothebys International Realty Announces MergerPremier Sothebys International Realty and Gulf to Bay Sothebys International Realty announced the merger of the Sanibel and Captiva offices of Gulf to Bay Sothebys International Realty with Premier Sothebys International Realty, which spans from Clearwater to Marco Island. Gulf to Bay Sothebys International Realtys Boca Grande operation will remain under the sole ownership of Donna Moore and Richard Taylor and will operate independently. Donna Moore, co-owner Gulf to Bay Sothebys International Reality; Judy Green, president/CEO Premier Sothebys International Realty; and Richard Taylor, co-owner Gulf to Bay Sothebys Realty To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201130B 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, I woke up Christmas morning and felt a little better, and now in the New Year I am fine. The Christmas season always depresses me and I dont know why. As soon as I see the first decorated tree I get into a blue funk, and this year it started in early November; but it has been like this for almost 60 years. I have gone to doctors for help and they all say, What do you have to be blue about? Get over it. And I always do. A few days after the season ends I am back to my self again. Do you have any suggestions for another year? Lena Dear Lena, Christmas season sadness can be a very real debilitating condition for many reasons, and for many very different reasons. Death of a family member, death of a relationship, and this year death of financial stability in these stressful economic times. Many people feel left out of the pleasure because they have few relatives and fewer friends and feel isolated and lonely. The medical profession has been very slow to realize these seasonal blues and if a patient is better in January they think that nothing needs to be done. I would suggest you seek the counsel of a caring mental health professional and schedule an appointment for early next September. Lizzie Dear Lena, Christmas is difficult for many people for many of the reasons that Lizzie pointed out. While we live with our losses all year, Christmas with all the movies, cards, commercials of happy, healthy and intact families makes us feel our losses more. So, what do we know? We know Christmas comes around every year at the same time. We also know your reaction to Christmas. You do not have any control over Christmas so we cannot change that. You do have control over your reaction to the season. Christmas is not all bad. So, what do you like to do? What dont you like to do? Your challenge is to do more of the things that give you joy and expose yourself less to things that make you sad, or that you do not like to do. Volunteering at a non-profit or cultural organization is a great way to create a positive experience for yourself during this time period. You must take an active role in changing your seasonal experience. Figure out now what you would like to do. If there is any training or orientation needed you can get it done before next Christmas. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. deaRPharmacistThanksgiving Recipes From A Healthy Heartby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Readers Everyone knows Im a health nerd, so it may come as a surprise that I love to cook. I confess my kitchen looks a bit like a high-school science lab, complete with the mortar and pestle, juicers, funnels and beakers. Seeds of all sorts. Yeah, Im a freak, I know. This week, Im giving you something new to chew on, literally. And its not bone soup again. Its an Apple Crisp desert and my famous cranberry sauce. Flavor is not compromised, even though my recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. Dont let this scare you, because if I didnt tell you, you wouldnt even know. These are mouth-watering. The ingredients I use give you much more than a five-minute taste sensation. For example, grape seed oil is helpful with cholesterol management, almond flour has dramatically fewer carbs compared to all-purpose flour, maple syrup contains manganese, needed to help another compound called superoxide dismutase disarm free radicals. Cranberries support urinary tract health and contain compounds which stimulate quinone reductase enzymes and cause apoptosis, two things that are good for people worried about cancer. Fresh ginger can help with arthritis, coconut water has fungus-fighting activity, pineapples contain bromelain, a natural digestive enzyme that helps reduce pain and inflammation. The key to unlocking the flavor in my recipes is by using a real zester, and grating the orange rind, and the ginger, and so forth. Dont use dry spice, except for cinnamon. Speaking of which, hunt down true Ceylon cinnamon at a spice shop, not cassia. Eat like I do; its guilt-free, good for you, and yummy! Suzys Famous Cranberry Sauce 1 cup of coconut water Fresh cranberries (approx 12-oz. bag) cup crushed pineapple 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger (to taste) 1 tsp. grated fresh orange rind tsp. cinnamon powder cup maple syrup Directions: Gently boil all the ingredients together until it is the texture you like. I prefer mine a bit chunky, but if you dont, you can blend it smooth. Suzys Apple Crisp 5 green apples, peeled and sliced (or chopped) 1/3 cup grape seed oil cup maple syrup 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger (to taste) 2 cups blanched almond flour cup gluten-free granola tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. cinnamon tsp. nutmeg Directions: Place apples in 10-inch baking dish. Mix the wet ingredients and then the dry ingredients, separately. Then, combine the wet ingredients with the dry ones and spread this mixture over the the apples. It will be a little thick. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for about one hour. When the apples are juicy and bubbling, remove the cover, and bake another five or 10 minutes longer until the top is crisp brown. This recipe could easily be made with peaches instead of apples. 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. Solar Solutions12995 S. Cleveland #235A Fort Myers, Fl 33919 239-466-8605 www.FLDayLight.com SOLAR SOLUTIONSCelebrating our 10 year anniversary Solatubes Are Solatubes Are Perfect For Perfect For Dark Kitchens, Dark Kitchens, Bathrooms And Bathrooms And Living Rooms Living Rooms $525 10 Watt Fan or 10 Solatube Installed (Shingle roof only) New Solar Powered Attic Fan Helps Lower Electric Bill 10, 20, 25 & 40 Watt Avail. Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island


31B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 2011 Dr. DaveExaggerate, Me?by Dr. Dave HepburnHelping my son with his grade 12 math. Having a science degree it should be easy for me to fix these number problems, sort of like fixing my tax calculations and golf scores. Son (starting off the conversation as he does every discussion): Dont ever put me in one of your stupid columns. Dr D: As if, whatever. Son: OK dad, according to this quadratic equation the average wing speed of the swallow is what? Dr D: Is that an African or European swallow? (Thank you, Monty.) Now quad means four, right? Son: Good night dad. Dr D: Good night Stewart. Knowing the tendency that humans have to exaggerate (Me? Harvard, summa cum laude and about $650,00 per year), doctors have been trained to perform integral calculus equations on any answer you give us that requires a number. Do you drink? Socially. And how social are you? Thats a personal question. They are all going to be personal questions. Thats why you are sitting there naked as a rat embryo. So how much do you drink? Six or seven a week Beers? Days. And how much do you consume per week? About 12 beers. Less if there is no football, including arena football, soccer and foosball. Translated: 24 beers. And what is your weight? About and hour and 45 minutes but, hey, for your office that was quick. Okay, when you step on the scales what do they say? Get off! But I think I weigh about 240 pounds. Oh wait, I see the nurse has already weighed you. 255 pounds. Well these socks are extra thick and I had a bunch of lint in my navel and its that time of the month and... Mr. Bloggins, you have... The time of the month when Piggly Wiggly has the sale of frosted cupcakes with the sprinkles but at home, naked and with the all lights off I give myself 240 give or take a few ... cupcakes. How often are you up in the night to go to the bathroom, Bloggins? Id say seven. Well, wed better check that prostate then. Errrr, ummm, seven AM. I I get up at seven oclock. Other than that I sleep like a senator. Bloggins do you realize that gum disease has been associated with heart disease? I dont chew gum no more. Cant without my teeth. How often do you floss? Floss? Forget it. Ive been coughing for a month doc. Do you smoke? Nope, quit. When? Cant remember exactly. Try. Okay. Maybe 2, 2:30. (Youd be surprised how often we actually hear this one.) Do you exercise? You bet, I get a real sweat going and my heart rate gets right up there for about 30 minutes every day. Doing what? Watching Desperate Housewives. Thats hardly a cardiovascular work out. Well I have to find the remote first and lifting three couches is not as easy at it sounds. Are they heavy? Depends. On what? If its the African or the European couch. 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. SANIBEL MEDICAL, INC.WALK IN FAMILY PRACTICEBOARD CERTIFIED PHYSICIANSWalk-Ins and Appointments Available Hours 8:00 am 4:30 pm Monday FridayMinor Emergencies Laceration Repairs Wound Care Joint Injections Sports Injuries Infections Physical Exams Skin Disorders Flu Vaccinations239-395-20052499 Palm Ridge Rd.LOCATED IN HESS MART COMPLEX (CORNER OF TARPON BAY AND PALM RIDGE RD) F. Louis Rios, MD Gary Wright, MD CATS & DOGSEmail your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: It seems like every time I turn around, something is printed or spoken in the news that is doom and gloom. Then I start worrying and become fearful. Should I stop reading and watching the news?A: Yes, the news media gives us plenty to worry about in our world. Negative events have occured since the beginning of time. The difference though is that people did not find out about them and have the stress of knowing until after the fact. Now we read and hear about these events from all around the world the minute it happens. It can be overwhelming. You want to stay abreast of what is happening yet not become so absorbed with it that it consumes you and depresses you as well. Take in a few minutes of either the newspaper, Internet news or TV daily to get the update and stay connected. After a few minutes, that is enough. Too much information (TMI) can be harmful to your well-being. Do not allow fear and worry to become a way of life. Everything in moderation is the key. 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.


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REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE ANNUAL/SEASONAL VACATION RENTAL SEASONAL 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 25, 201137B Isabella RasiIbt Rt En Cbnt RS 5/13 NC 11/25Isabella 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 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 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 DAILYWALK 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 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 TO PLACE AN AD LOG ON: IslandSunNews.com 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 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 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 11/18 CC 11/25 REAL ESTATE WATERFRONT Tennisplace Condo, 2 Bed/Bath. Clean and fully furnished. High Amenities, Low Fees. Asking $245,000. Call 239-233-2292NS 11/18 CC 12/9 Duplex, 2/1 remodeled UF ground level, screened porch, walk to beach $900/mo. Canal Home, 3/2/den/pool/dock just off Island $2,300/mo. Bay Front ground level, 3/3 UF + pool $2,500/mo.472-6747Serving The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Owner ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBEL RS 11/18 BM TFN BAY FRONT OPEN HOUSE SAT, NOV 26 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 11/25 BM 11/25 OPEN HOUSE SANCTUARYS BEST VALUE FRI, NOV 25 FROM 12PM 4PM# 2294 WULFERT RD. (go toward Captiva till Wulfert Rd. take right ..take rst left) 4/4 +den includes guest house. Over 3,650 sq. livingcrown moldingpoolspa-f/p lake frontupscaleall newly protected windows. Just reduced to $1,089,000. Furnished. teamsanibel.com Glenn Carretta Broker Associate John R. Wood Island Real Estate Inc. 239-850-9296 RR 11/25 BM 11/25 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 11/25 CC 12/2 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 11/25 CC 11/25


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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4823 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 25, 201138B Hello! My name is Frank, and Im a oneyear-old, tri-colored treeing walker coonhound. Im a handsome, alert, sociable, and intelligent fellow who would love to be part of an active family. If you like to stay active and enjoy regular exercise, Im the perfect breed for you. Ive been at the shelter since August so it sure would be nice to find my forever home soon! Adoption Fee: $30 during November or free to a military veteran. If youre looking for kittens, though, look no more! We are Apache (a boy) and Pocahontas (a girl), domestic medium hair kittens just two months old. Pocahontas is a black tiger, and Apache is a gray tiger. We are two very cute babies who would really jazz up your life! Kittens are two-for-one so you dont even have to decide which one of us is the cutest! Adoption Fee: $20 during Novembers Jazz Up Your Life adoption promotion or free to a military veteran. For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (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, age-appropriate 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. Apache and Pocahontas, IDs #521359 and 521360 respectively Frank, ID #514381 photos by squaredogphoto.com




1/2+acre waterfront parcel on intersecting canals east-end $930K Sanibel Square Suite 3, 2242 Periwinkle Way Susan Andrews Realtor Broker/Owner David Anderson Closing Coordinator Elise Carnes Listing Coordinator Lisa Murty Realtor Sales Associate SanibelSusan.com Island blog posted every Friday at SanibelSusan.wordpress.com Beach-front 2-bedroom condo at Sandalfoot, earns terrific income $699K Income-producing gulffacing walk-out at Oceans Reach $699K Kings Crown beach-view end-unit 2 bedroom, just repiped $599K Beach home on Southwinds Dr with high ceilings, large porch plus deck $549K Near-beach golf-course pool home in Beachview Country Club $499K Mariner Pointe updated bay-facing 3 bedroom, steps to boat docks $499K Nearly 2000 sq. ft. bay-view condo with new paint, carpet, & more $474K Large cul-de-sac lot in Sanibel Bayous, walk to Bowmans Beach $449K Georgia Atsalakis Mike Badenoch, Buyers Choice Barrier Island Title Services Karen Bell, VIP Gertrude Bell & Family Elizabeth Bethune The Bronanders John & Barbara Burmeister Tony & Judy Carlin Barbara Cecala Dan Cronin, San-Cap Bank Elmer & Jackie Crosier Margie Davison, VIP Neil & Barbara Demchick Felix & Janet Dessel Van & Patti Dukeman Tom & Mary Dybsky The Fentons David & Jennifer Fielding Douglas & Glee Firth Jay & Marcia Franks Robert & Nancy Goodrich Dan Guilbault Jim Hall, VIP Kelly Halle, Pfeifer Realty Glenn & Casey Healey Kristine Heilman, John R Wood The Herberts Debra Hobbs, VIP Mary Jo Hobbs, Home Watch Horizon Inspection Services, Ron Island Sun JMA Photography, Jim Hana Jerabkova Nelson & Judy Llanes Tom Louwers, Tax Consulting Phaidra McDermott, John R Wood Keith McMenamy, VIP Mike McMurray, VIP Barbara Mazza Tom & Corneila Mitchell Molnar Electric Monteagle Insurance Jim Moro Brian Murty, South Seas Tim Murty, Esq Nave Plumbing Peter & Trudie Norris Dan & Ailene Palombo Tony & Elaine Parente John Petel, John R Wood Ron & Marilyn Pindel Stewart Proctor Jim & Dana Rawls Scott Rodgers Michael & Susan Ryan Doug & Margaret Small Fred Spring, VIP Rick & Jeanene Stephens Deb Stone, ReMax Superior Title Bob & Diana Tang Title Group Services Barry Waddell, John R Wood Best value at Sanibel Arms West, 2 bedroom with income $399.9K Top-notch Sundial Resort Club Suite grossing $50K+ annually $399K Near-beach 2-bedroom corner condo with tropical view & income $369K Large east-end singlefamily home lot close to beaches & bike path $299K South-facing lot with natural view in golf & tennis community $299K 2nd floor Seashells 2 bedroom earns income in on-site program $274K One of the last undeveloped parcels in Island Woods $249K Sanibel River Estates lot steps from this deeded community path $199K Lowest priced condo on Sanibel, close to beach & earning income $155K This triple parcel in Sanibel Highlands is close to both beach & shopping $149K Gulfside Place 2 bedroom plus den (decorated as 3 bedroom) $999K Best wishes from The SanibelSusan Team, with a special thank you to our 2011 clients, business associates, & colleagues for mak ing it a great year! 472-HOME (4663) & 888-603-0603 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 25, 201140B