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: 08-03-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Newspapers -- Captiva (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Sanibel
United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Captiva
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 2, 1993)-
General Note: "Sanibel and Captiva Islands."
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AUGUST SUNRISE/SUNSET: 6:55 8:15 6:56 8:14 6:56 8:13 6:56 8:12 6:57 8:12 6:57 8:11 6:58 8:10 VOL. 20, NO. 6 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA AUGUST 3, 2012 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com Optimists Fish With Junior AnglersA happy group of Junior Anglers was photographed on the Sanibel Causeway on Monday, July 30 during their last fishing expedition of the summer. The Junior Anglers are sponsored by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club in continued on page 3 Elsa Peterson and her trout Hanna Carrol and her record trout 2012 Optimist Junior Anglers included, top row from, Zach Farst, Jason Perkins, Jorgen Howell, Aden Phoenix, Christina Reim, Elizabeth Meardon and Cody Wedge (standing). Middle row, Maria Angelino, Talia Ianelli, Jacque Rios, Daisha Romero, Kristen Dunavant and Elsa Peterson. Bottom row, Jode Bacik, Evan Brunner, McKenzie Dahmen, Michael OBrien and Lou VaughnPlantings At Lighthouse Beach Park To Mitigate Impact Of Tropical StormOn July 20, the City of Sanibel completed the installation of 24 large green buttonwood trees along the access roadway at Lighthouse Beach Park. The trees were planted to mitigate erosion to the roadway caused by Tropical Storm Debby, which produced abnormally high tides and storm surge that inundated low-lying areas along the shoreline. Once established, the trees roots will hold the sand in place and will help to minimize future storm-continued on page 4 Newly-installed plantings at Lighthouse Beach Park Captiva Island Fire District To Construct New Stationsubmitted by Chief Rich DickersonAfter 33 years of service, the Captiva Fire Station is being retired. Over the past several years, the facility completed in 1980 has been fraught with a growing number of mechanical and structural problems. More troubling, it lacks the space and configuration needed to accommodate todays paid staffing level of 11 men and women. Back in 1980, full-time paid staff numbered just four. Each shift involved one full-time staffer supported by up to 20 volunteers. Today, a typical shift numbers three to five paid staff, while volunteer support reflecting national trends has declined to five. Planning for the new station, which began in 2008, is now well underway. The target date for completion is late 2013 or early 2014. By acting now, the Captiva Fire District is able to take advantage of record low bank lending rates, a significant benefit to Captiva taxpayers. The present building has no dedicated office space. Its conference room serves as kitchen, dining room, living room and training room, often at the same time. The new continued on page 40 Built in 1980, the current Captiva Fire Station will be replaced in late 2013 or early 2014


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 20122 CECI Director Attends 2012 Hemingway Days, Meets Paula DeenJana Yates, director of the Childrens Education Center of the Islands, spent most of last week in Key West participating in the annual Hemingway Days celebration with her husband, Johnny. The final day of the celebration included The Running of the Bulls down Duval Street and the much anticipated Hemingway Look-Alike contest. During this contest, Janas husband introduced her to fellow Savannah natives Paula Deen, famous Southern chef and culinary artist, and her husband, Michael, who was a contest finalist. While the men traded fishing stories, the ladies swapped thoughts on their favorite home-cooked dishes. At the end of the day, Paula Deen commented, The ingredients of Jana and her Childrens Center staff provide a great recipe for the best island pre-school, yall. Johnny and Jana Yates with Paula Deen and her husband, Michael Tarpon Bay Road Shared Use Path ImprovementsOn July 30, the City of Sanibels contractor, Bonness, Inc., began the scheduled Shared Use Path Improvements from Island Inn Road to West Gulf Drive. The contractor has 45 days to complete the project. The shared use path will be closed in the areas that the contractor is working and pedestrian traffic will be diverted to the grass shoulder along the east side of Tarpon Bay Road. All path users are alerted to use due caution while traveling around the construction areas. Walking bikes through these areas is highly recommended as there will be pedestrian traffic coming and going in both directions. For more information or questions regarding this important Capital Improvement Project, contact the City of Sanibels Public Works Department at 472-6397. 92nd Anniversary Of Womens Suffrage Recognized By LRWCThe Lee Republican Womens Club (Chartered) will hold its monthly luncheon meeting at the Crowne Plaza Holiday Inn, located at 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers on Tuesday, August 7. Social hour begins at 11:30 a.m., with the luncheon and program starting at noon. In celebration of the ratification of the 19th amendment of the U.S. Constitution on August 18, 1920, granting women the vote, Annie Mrozinski has created an original presentation entitled The Legacy of Seneca Falls, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The famous womens rights reformer will be dramatically portrayed as an igniting force that propelled the suffrage movement for over fifty years. To make reservations, call 574-2571 before August 2. Located at: 2330 Palm Ridge Road, Suite 9 239-472-4499 Visit our website at: www.thesanibelsprout.comTHE ONLY ORGANIC HEALTH FOOD STORE ON THE ISLAND!Let food be thy medicine & medicine be thy food. Hippocrates 460 BC The Sanibel Sprout The Sanibel Sprout Your place to thrive! Your place to thrive! Organic, Nutritious, Healthy Lifestyle Organic, Nutritious, Healthy Lifestyle Fresh Certi ed Organic Produce Delicious Snacks, Treats and Drinks Wide Selection of Gluten Free and Vegan Products Highest Quality Supplements & Nutraceuticals TEMPORARY CHANGED HOURS!!! TEMPORARY CHANGED HOURS!!! Between July 17 & August 15 The Sprout will be Open 3 Days a Week: Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays Only.We will be under construction and all kinds of good changes will be happening.Watch for the opening of The Sanibel Sprout Spout, our Organic Juice Bar! The Sanibel Sprout Spout, our Organic Juice Bar! 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. Clos Du Bois Chardonnay 750 ml. $10.49 Mark West Pinot Noir 750 ml. $12.99 Menage a Trois Red or White 750 ml. $9.99 Conquista Malbec 750 ml. $5.99Check out our Craft Beer Selection Mix a Six for $10.49!Grey Goose Vodka 750 ml. $31.99 Captain Morgan Rum 1.75 ltr. $26.99 Jose Cuervo Tequila 1.75 ltr. Reg. $41.99 SALE $36.99THEYour One-Stop for WINE SPIRITS LIQUEURS CIGARS GIFT ITEMS YourOne-Stopfor GROG SHOP Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


3 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 From page 1Junior Anglerscooperation with the Sanibel Recreation Center. Significant help was provided by Baileys General Store and Tarpon Bay Explorers. Evan Brunner and his sea trout Zach Farst caught the smallest fish Getting ready to fish Hot dog time Cody Wedge and a sea trout Zach Farst and a pufferfish Jorgun Howell and a shark Jacque Rios with a pinfish GossForCongress.com Paid for by Friends of Chauncey Goss SENDAN ISLANDERTO CONGRESS Chauncey will make a superb Congressman who will serve as both guardian and advocate for the remarkable treasure that is Southwest Florida.RANDYWAYNEWHITE VOTEAUGUSTTH


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 20124 Hortoons From page 1Plantings At Lighthouse Beachrelated impacts to the roadway. It was clear from the areas where erosion did not occur that the existing green buttonwoods and mangroves did a good job of protecting the shoreline said James Evans, the City of Sanibels Director of Natural Resources. In addition to the tree plantings at Lighthouse Beach Park, the city is also installing beach dune plantings at several other beach parks on Sanibel, including Bowmans Beach Park, Tarpon Bay Beach, Gulfside Park and Lighthouse Beach Park. The plantings, which were funded by the Tourist Development Council Beach and Shoreline Program, help to protect Sanibels beaches from storm events and provide habitat for Sanibels unique wildlife. Email editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com A Ad Ad Ad Ad ve nt ur e Cr Cr r Cr r u ui ui ui i se se se s s s K K Ki ds Pr og g g ra ra a a m m ms ms ms Where can you nd Family Fun this summer? M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k e e e e e e e e e e e e e Captiva Cruises y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r Family Fun destination to cruise the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico. d e s t i n a t i o n t o c r u i s e t h e c r y s t a l c l e a r w a t e r s o f t h e G u lf o f M e x i c o C all 239-4725 300FOR SOME HOLIDAY FUN! www.captivacruises.com Enjo y our kids cruisesFamily shing and manatee encounte r Cruise to Ca y o Costa Island-beauti f ul beach f or shelling & swimming Cruise to f unky Cabba g e Key f or a f amous cheesebur g er in paradise Enjoy an a ernoon dolphin watch cruise aboard the Lad y Chadwick and watch dolphins jump in the wake o f the boat. Full service bar on board Pick your Sunset Cruise: Sailin g Wildli f e, Live Musi c Sail aboard the funtastic Adventure sailin g catamaran La L L dy C ha dw w w w w ic ic ic ic ic k k k k k k k Sunset Fireworks Cruise Cruise on Lady Chadwick to watch the 4th of July reworks on Sanibel. uise on Lady Cha n Lady Cha 7pm to 10:30pm with the legendary Danny Morgan performing on board. 7pm to 10:30pm witgy witgy Call for reservations. Morgapg g Family Fishing Cruises on Friday Morning and AfternoonSaturday Sunset Serenade Cruise w/ Danny Morgan 7:30 9:00pm Cruise to Cayo Costa Island-beautiful beach for shelling & swimming Cruise to funky Cabbage Key for a famous cheeseburger in paradise Enjoy an afternoon dolphin watch cruise aboard the Lady Chadwick and watch dolphins jump in the wake of the boat. Full service bar on board. Pick your Sunset Cruise: Sailing, Wildlife, Live Music Sail aboard the funtastic Adventure sailing catamaran


5 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 Sanibel Spin Team Takes On RAGBRAI RideAfter 471 bicycle miles for Salli Kirkland and 1,259 truck miles for her husband, Billy, the Sanibel couple and her team made up of family members and friends finished RAGBRAI, the annual seven-day bike ride across Iowa on July 28. This years RAGBRAI was one of the hottest rides on record, with daytime temperatures well above 100 degrees. Salli Kirkland said she was acclimated to the hot weather and was prepared to keep hydrated through her pre-ride training in Florida. But I really missed the sea breeze and afternoon rain, she noted. Much of Iowa is in a terrible drought, with cornfields turning brown and dusty. Kirklands team, called Sanibel Spin, followed the ride custom by dipping their rear wheels in the Missouri River on the west end of the state and the front wheels in the Mississippi River at their final destination in Clinton, at the eastern border of Iowa. Dipping their wheels in the Missouri River to begin the RAGBRAI is Sanibel Spin, a team comprised of Mark Hinds, Salli Kirkland Ron Schuetz (Sallis father), Ann Hinds (Sallis sister) and Steve Hinds Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com Come for the beaches.... Come for the beaches.... Discover the Shopping Discover the Shopping ShopOnSanibel.com ShopOnSanibel.com Managed by Tahitian Gardens 1975-2019 periwinkle way Something for Everyone Something for Everyone TheVillage ShopsV S 2340 periwinkle wayShop & Be Pampered 630 Tarpon Bay RoadPets Welcome Town CenterC 2496 Palm ridge roadYum to OMAssociation Management Commercial Leasing Property Watch239-395-9111


Independently Owned And Operated COPYRIGHT 2012 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 Marcia Feeney Ed Frank Max Friedersdorf Priscilla Friedersdorf Jim George Shelley Greggs Bryan Hayes Dr. Dave Hepburn Craig R. Hersch Jane Vos Hogg Shirley Jewell Audrey Krienen Patricia Molloy Cindy Malszycki Marge Meek Capt. Matt Mitchell Bruce Neill, PhD Matt Oakley Ed ONeil Laura Zocki Puerto Gerri Reaves Ph.D. Di Saggau Jeanie Tinch PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED WITH LOW-RUB, SOYBEAN INK Co-Publishers Lorin Arundel & Ken Rasi Advertising George Beleslin Stacy Osborn Graphic Arts & ProductionAnn Ziehl Sarah Crooks Kris SeeReportersAnne Mitchell Jeff LysiakISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 20126 WOW Program Returns In SeptemberRegistration is now open to the public for the 2nd annual Wednesdays of Wonder (WOW) program, held at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ every Wednesday in September (September 5, 12, 19 and 26) from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. This years theme is and indeed it was good! and offers fun ways to learn about caring for Gods creation through art, crafts and hands-on science projects. Kindergarten through fifth graders will meet for an opening program and snack, attend three separate half hour sessions of crafts or science, then regroup for a closing program and dinner. Last year, over 40 kids enjoyed activities that include knitting, making a video, arts and crafts, dancing, building arts, music and woodworking. We plan on offering each of these and more, so each child will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities. Tuition for all four weeks is $25 for one child, and $50 for two or more from the same family. Tuition covers snacks, dinners and the activities for all four weeks. Registration forms are available at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christs office, 2050 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel, during office hours Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and online at www.sanibelucc.org. Parents of K-5 students are urged to sign up their children early, as available space is limited. The registration deadline is August 31. If you would like to volunteer to help, can lead an activity, or if you have any questions, contact Pastor Deb Kunkel at 472-0497. Youngsters decorate frames with shells with Ms. Bayers Participants in last years WOW program make clay figures with Mrs. Weise Dress Donations For PACE Center To ContinueIf you missed the dress collection party for the PACE Center For Girls earlier this summer at The Village Shops on Sanibel, you can still participate. Now through August 27, bring a new or gently used dress or dresses to Tribeca Salon, located at 2340 Periwinkle Way in the Village Shops. Tribeca Salon is the designated drop off point on Sanibel. Tribeca is closed on Monday, however, Sanibel Tropical Wines will be happy to accept your donation should you end up in the plaza on a Monday. If you are on Captiva, you can leave your dress donation at Royal Shell Vacations in the big building at 15050 Captiva Drive. They will transport the dresses to Sanibel for you. Dress donations will be sold at the Love That Dress! event on Wednesday, August 29 at Embassy Suites in Estero. All the money raised benefits the PACE program. There are a limited number of tickets which cost $25 and they are only available online at www. pacecenter.org/lee.


7 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island (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.netSanibel Beauty SalonThree generations that WE built!15% o the purchase of any 3 items Saturday Night Prom October 8Start practicing your disco moves so you can show them off at Saturday Night Prom, a fundraiser inspired by the popular 1977 movie Saturday Night Fever. Join The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club and The Sanibel School PTA as they co-host a night of dancing and good times on Saturday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at The Dunes. Last years Sanibel Prom was a night to remember, and organizers are working hard to make sure this years fundraiser is just as memorable. We have lots of surprises planned that will keep people on the dance floor, said Denise McKee, The Sanibel School PTA president. Were hoping for a great turnout from our community as we plan on putting the fun in fundraiser. So come catch Saturday Night Fever as we hunt for our islands own Tony Manero and Angie! Saturday Night Prom will feature a DJ, light hors doeuvres and a cash bar. Dress is retro formal or Sanibel formal. Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased at The Dunes on the night of the event. You must be 21 and older to attend. All proceeds to benefit The Sanibel School. Contact Patty Holston via email at thesanibelprom@gmail.com for more information. Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy & Pilates Bag Day Is August 10 At Noahs ArkFriday, August 10 will be Bag Day at Noahs Ark Thrift Shop, held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Customers may purchase marked bags in the parking lot for $3 each and then fill them with items they choose from the store. Anything that doesnt fit in a bag will be 80 percent off. Bag Day marks the end of the summer season for Noahs Ark, which is then closed for cleaning and repairs. Deep price reductions are also available in the days leading up to Bag Day. Noahs Ark will be closed for donations from August 10 to September 1. Noahs Ark will reopen for the winter season on Tuesday, October 2. It will be open Tuesdays and Fridays during the month of October, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In November, the schedule will return to the usual times of Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and open on the first Saturday of each month. Noahs Ark Thrift Shop is located at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 2304 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. For further inquiries, call 4723356.


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 20128 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 Rabbi Selwyn Geller For more information 239-472-0177 or adsilby@gmail.com CAPTIVA CHAPEL BY THE SEA: The Rev. Thomas E. Nyman November 13, 2011 thru April 22, 2012 Sunday 11 a.m., 472-1646. FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST: 2950 West Gulf Dr., Sunday 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Wednesday evening meeting 7:30 p.m.; Reading room open, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (November through March), Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (summer hours). 472-8684. SANIBEL COMMUNITY CHURCH 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, 472-2684 Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor Sunday Worship Hours:7:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Communion9 a.m. Contemporary Service with Kids Church10:45 a.m. Adult and Youth Sunday School classes 11 a.m. Traditional Service with Choir 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 Worship Services: 10 a.m. Full Service, with Sunday School and Nursery Care provided. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Mass 9:30 a.m. 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, 472-2173 Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector www.saintmichaels-sanibel.org Worship Services: Saturdays at 5 p.m. Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (PreK-6thgr.) at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and 1st Wednesdays of the month 6 p.m., 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 5 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. 199689lb.1499899lb. lb.399Corona Extra or Corona LightBeer12 Pack, 12 oz. Cans or BottlesGeorgiaPeachesCrystalDrinking Water24 Pack, 16.9 oz. BottlesBoars HeadOven Gold Turkey Certied Angus BeefTop Sirloinget grilling! Thur., 8.2.2012 Wed., 8.8.2012 lb.save200 lb.save100 lb.save100 MAX WHALEY ANDERSON Retired Sanibel Building OfficialMax Whaley Anderson, 84, of Fort Myers passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Officially, Max passed away due to heart failure, but family and friends know it was because of a broken heart after Barbara, his wife of 63 years, passed away on May 7, 2012. His dear sons, Rex and Randy, preceded him in death as well as his older brother, Rex. He was born on June 8, 1928 to Charlotte and Frank Anderson in Wichita, Kansas. He was a fireman with the Wichita Fire Department and, after 30 years of service, retired as fire marshal. He moved to Sanibel Island in 1978, was hired by the City of Sanibel as building inspector and retired after 19 years as the building official. After retirement from Sanibels Building Department, Max served as building consultant for CHR projects Casa Mariposa and Woodhaven. Max is most often described as very kind and always fair. He is survived by grandchildren Bryan Anderson of Port Charlotte, Florida; Adrienne Anderson and Eric Anderson of Sacramento, California; Sara (Justin) Bird of Augusta, Kansas; five great grandchildren; daughter-in-law Linda Anderson of Sacramento, California; sister Fran Crow of New Castle, Indiana; sisters-in-aw Judy Dilley of Wichita, Kansas and Joyce (Mike) Rehr of Sanibel. Max was a member of Southwest Baptist Church. Services will be held on Friday, August 3. Viewing/visitation at 10 a.m., service at 11 a.m. at Lee Memorial Park Funeral Home, 12777 SR 82 in Fort Myers. Memorial contributions in Maxs name may be made to Southwest Baptist Church. Visit the guest register at www. mem.com. OBITUARY Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


9 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum has been awarded a three-year grant from the Museums For America initiative of the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS), the primary source of federal support for libraries and museums. The grant falls under the Collections Stewardship category and will fund the position of a full-time collection manager, starting in October. The Shell Museum is one of 152 recipients, selected from a nationwide pool of 470 applicants. With this grant the Institute of Museum & Library Services is making a crucial investment in improving the cataloguing and accessibility of Museums extensive shell collection, said museum director and curator Dr. Jos H. Leal. In order to maximize the value of our collection, it is imperative that it be accessioned, catalogue and posted to the Web. This work has been initiated by our amazing group of collection volunteers, who have done an outstanding job in recent years. Thanks to the support of the IMLS, the hiring of a full-time collection manager will help expedite the process and ensure that the majority of the collection is catalogued during the grant period. In announcing the awards, IMLS director Susan Hildreth offered her congratulations to the Museums For America grantees. We are pleased to support museums through investments in high-priority, high value activities that benefit communities throughout the U.S., Hildreth said. These museums, small and large, will help to educate and inspire the public for years to come. The non-profit Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum features more than 30 exhibits of mollusks from around the world. Museum exhibits are devoted to shells in art and history, shell habitat, rare specimens, fossil shells, common Southwest Florida shells and more. The learning lab features a hands-on play area for children, displays, games and a tank with indigenous mollusks. The Institute of Museum & Library Services is the primary source of federal support in the U.S. for the nations 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. Through grant making, policy development, and research, IMLS helps communities and individuals thrive through broad public access to knowledge, cultural heritage and lifelong learning. Curatorial assistants (all museum volunteers) work on collections recently transferred by Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers to the museum. Clockwise from left is Tom Risher, Rodger Bunnell, Leroy Neitzel and Purdue University biology senior Grant Miller carefully matching data to shell lots. The Shell Museum is very grateful for the great work and skills donated by its volunteers Shell Museum Receives Grant From Institute Of Museum & Library Services KAREN LYNN SARGKaren Lynn Sarg, 48, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at her residence. Karen grew up in Florida, attending Evangelical Christian School High School in Fort Myers, then attending Edison College. She graduated as a Graduate Gemologist from GIA in California, and lived in California for 12 years. She relocated with her husband to Georgia, where she resided the past five years. She was of the Christian faith. Survivors are her husband of 12 years, Curtis Gunderson of Georgia, and mother, Pat Sarg of Sanibel. A memorial service will be held at Sanibel Community Church, 1740 Periwinkle Way, on Monday, August 13 at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions can be made to CROW, PO Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. OBITUARY Church Welcomes New OrganistSanibel Congregational United Church of Christ announced that they have welcomed its new organist, Norm Libby. He is a very talented musician with years of experience. Originally from Ohio, Norm and his wife, Sharie, live in North Fort Myers and have wonderful stories of their recent trip to Europe, visiting family and exploring new cities. Church leaders are sure that you will enjoy Norms playing and invite you to attend their Sunday service at 10 a.m. Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Call 472-0497 for more information. 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. Make checks payable to City of Sanibel. Happy to be Fit for Life Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m. This class is a combination of Happy Hour and Essential Total Fitness. Keep your heart, lungs and muscles strong and your brain fit with aerobics and muscle conditioning exercises. Class begins with a joke and ends with a positive thought. Power Hour Fitness with Mahnaz Bassiri Tuesday and Thursday at 8 a.m. Gentle Yoga with Kris Brown Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper alignment and circulation. Mats are used to meet the needs of varying experience levels. Bring a towel. Fitness Opportunities at the Sanibel Recreation Center. Phone 472-0345 or go to www.mysanibel.com and check under the Recreation Department for more information. Tuesday Kayaking August 21, continued on page 21 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201210 A Midsummer Nights Sing Nets Canned Goods, Cash For CharityA Midsummer Nights Sing at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Fort Myers opened their hearts and wallets by generating contributions of 2,000 pounds of food to benefit the Everyday Caf and Marketplace (The Soup Kitchen), operated by Community Cooperative Ministries (CCMI). Attendees of the July 24 event also made cash contributions to help the charity, which serves more than 14,000 meals each month through their Everyday Caf and Marketplace and Home Delivered Meals programs. CCMI also educates 40 children in their Community Montessori, offers homeless and comprehensive case management services through the United Way Resource House, oversees an emergency mobile food pantry and supplies weekend backpacks full of food to more than 2,500 children each school year. More than 450 people attended the performance, sponsored by the Galloway Family of Dealerships. As a surprise treat, soloist Lalai Hamric serenaded long-time community leader and First Presbyterian Church member Barbara B. Mann with the Irving Berlin song Young At Heart in honor of her upcoming 100th birthday. The popular event featured performances by The Sun-Sations, pianist Barbara Peterson, organist Eddygrace Bernhard, choral director Rev. Roger Peterson, soloists Beth Wininger and Lalai Hamric, and the First Presbyterian Church Choir & Friends. A Midsummer Nights Sing sponsor Sam Galloway, Jr., center, with Pastor Paul deJong of First Presbyterian Church of Fort Myers, left, and Song Leader Doug Molloy Sam Galloway, Jr. with his mother-in-law, Theresa Kellum, and his wife, Kathy Galloway Soloist Beth Wininger sings Something Beautiful Pastor Paul deJong with CCMI CEO Tracey Galloway Barbara B. Mann, right, with her daughter-in-law, Jenna Mann 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" Roseanne Constantinople, Vonceil Franklin and James Franklin First Presbyterian Minister of Music Roger Peterson leads the choir at A Midsummer Nights Sing


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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201212 Haiti School Gets First Restrooms With Indoor PlumbingThe Rotary Club of Sanibel-Captiva in partnership with the Rotary Club of St Marc, Haiti, announced that construction has begun at the Mary Austin School in Haiti on the schools first bathroom facilities with running water. The culmination of a two-year struggle to secure funds and locate contractors willing to build the facilities is only the beginning of the rebuilding needed at Mary Austin School. The next project is to provide a new roof for other school buildings, and donations are now being accepted. Can you imagine a school in your community with over 750 students that doesnt have running water or indoor plumbing for restrooms, drinking water and wash basins? The Rotary Club of Sanibel-Captiva first found out about such a school during humanitarian work after the Haiti earthquake. At that time, plans were set into motion to provide the students at the Mary Austin School, located in the mountain community of Haute St Marc, Haiti, a fullyequipped restroom. With the generous contribution of architectural drawings for the restroom by Fort Myers architect Amy Nowacki, and design and planning input by Sanibel contractor Dan Budd, the plan took shape. Prior to the earthquake, the school provided learning for over 1,200 students. This design will be for 1,500 students to allow for continued growth. The school population decrease was caused by the devastation of the earthquake dramatically affecting the lively hood of the poor subsistence farmers in this rural mountain community. Once the design plans were complete, a search for a reputable contractor took place. Needless to say the task of finding a skilled company with the capabilities to take on this difficult task was daunting. Four different contractors submitted quotes and two dropped out. The choice of local contractor Jacques Annilus was a godsend. Jacques was raised in the St. Marc area, knew of the Mary Austin School and worked on this type of major project before. The final step in the project was getting the over $75,000 in donations for the restrooms. Local funds came from the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club and an anonymous Captiva donor. Next matching funds came contributed by the Southwest Florida District 6960 and the Caribbean District 7020 Designated District Funds. Finally, an overall matching grant came from The Rotary Foundation Matching Grant program. The headmaster of over 20 years at the Mary Austin School, Angelo Eugene, was thrilled about the approval of the Rotary Grant. In my opinion, this project is a very good project for Haut de Saint Marc, he said. The project will help the students and the teachers against cholera and many other diseases. The children will benefit greatly from this undertaking. Local Haitian contractor Jacques Annilus has begun the work at the school now that the funds have arrived. I have worked on a number projects in Saint Marc. This is the first Rotary project our firm has done, said Annilus. The design of the restroom is very well done. It will fit well into the grounds of the school. I have visited that school many times. I spoke with the students, teachers and parents. They well know about the project, they appreciate that it will raise the practices of hygiene at the school. Budd has traveled to the Mary Austin School to oversee the beginning of the construction. When asked about the project, he said, We are excited about completing this bathroom project, its been a long time in planning. This is a far cry from the current situation which is essentially any location is just fine when nature calls. The school is located on a mountain that divides the Artibonite Valley, which was the epicenter of the cholera epidemic, and St. Marc, the nearest city with any form of health care facilities. Many thanks to the local and international Rotarians that made this possible. If you have a heart for this growing school in the rural mountain community, funds are being raised for a new roof on the kindergarten room and the kitchen. Leaks during the heavy rains have caused class to be dismissed. If you would like to make a donation, contact Chet Sadler at the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club by calling 472-7257. Jacques Annilus received the Rotary Club of Sanibel-Captiva check The foundation being laid at the Mary Austin School in Haiti Kids waiting for school to start Mon-Fri 9:30 am 4 pm Sat 9 am 3 pm (at the East End) 455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel395-3455Unique Clothing for the well dressed Island Girl & Island Woman Size 2 3X Lisette Pantalon Joseph Ribkoff Crazy Larry Mon-Fri 9:30 am 4 pm Sat 9 am 3 pm(at the East End)455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel472-5544Exclusively at On Sanibel For Over 20 Years!


13 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 Free Museum Passes At The Captiva Library The Captiva Memorial Library is currently offering a free pass to the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples for check-out by anyone who holds a valid Lee County Library System card. Each pass is good for free admission for four (must include at least one child, 14 years old or younger, and at least one adult). Additional people may attend at a cost of $10 per person. All Lee County Library System libraries offer these passes for checkout. Each museum pass is limited to holds and circulation at its home library. For example, the Captiva Memorial Library museum pass can only be put on hold for pickup at the Captiva Memorial Library and checked out at that library only. The Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples is located at 15080 Livingston Road. Their mission is to provide an exciting, inspiring environment where children and their families play, learn and dream together. The museum includes a two-story, 30,000-square-foot cultural institution with 10 permanent and temporary exhibit galleries, a Family Resource Library, classrooms, birthday party room, meeting rooms, Garden Cafe and Museum Store as well as space for staff, volunteers and ongoing operations. All facilities are designed to be fully accessible. The exhibits blend state-of-theart technology with a replication of the natural world and human communities. Developed by experts in child psychology, museum master planning and exhibit design this experiential play fosters creativity, curiosity, empathy and selfesteem. Play allows children to develop the social skills needed to cooperate with others, sharpen their senses as a means for exploration, strengthen gross and fine motor skills and develop problem solving techniques. For more information, contact the Captiva Memorial Library at 533-4891. No Child Left On Shore ProjectNo Child Left On Shore, a cooperative environmental education outreach project of the SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation and Captiva Cruises, will offer educational cruises on Friday, August 3 at 1 p.m. and Saturday, August 25 at 1 p.m. This initiative is an attempt to provide the younger generation of Southwest Florida with an opportunity to experience first hand the invaluable resources of the Caloosahatchee Watershed and the Back Bay Estuary through waterborne field trips. Due to logistical, financial and other constraints, a substantial percentage of the residential youth of Southwest Florida have never experienced the joy and excitement of watching dolphins in their natural habitat, collecting shells from a barrier island beach, putting their hands in the sand and learning about our coastal ecology and the complex food chains and webs of the Caloosahatchee Estuary by exploring the intrinsic beauty of our mangrove islands and waterways. 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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201214 Rotary Donates Youth Books To Sanibel LibraryA new, year-long childrens book donation program begins as the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club continues its partnership with the Sanibel Public Library. The club has a great new way to honor its weekly meeting speakers and at the same time encourage children to read. Rotary president John Grey, working with the Sanibel Public Library, has developed a program where Rotary donates childrens books to the library in the name of the clubs guest speakers. We have been looking for a meaningful way to thank our speakers something that will benefit the community as well as them, and to honor them, said Grey. Who benefits the most? The librarys youngest users. How does it work? For each speaker at the weekly Rotary breakfast meetings this year, Rotary will donate a childrens book in that speakers name to the library. Youth Librarian Barb Dunkle has put together some new books and is making lists of requests for additional new books. Rotarians have a selection of books for possible donation, each speaker selects a book, a bookplate is inserted and then the book is put on the library shelf to be checked out by a child. Library users will be able to search specifically for Rotary-donated books in the librarys online catalog, too. The first book donated is Listen To My Trumpet! by Mo Willems, a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator and a Caldecott Award winner. The book is being donated in the name of Scout Troop 140, recent speakers at the Rotary Club meeting. Funding for the book donations is provided by Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club through its gift to the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, Inc. This is a terrific idea. Our young library patrons know how important reading is. Whether they can read yet, or their parents or older siblings read aloud to them, these books are a welcome addition to the collection and encourage children to read for learning and for fun, said library director Margaret Mohundro. We are very grateful to the Rotarians for their continued support of the library. Rotary Trust board member Chet Sadler likens this new activity to the Rotarys dictionary project, where the Club provides dictionaries to all third graders on Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach. Education is one of six main areas of focus for Rotary International, said Sadler. Partnering with the library is something Rotary has done in the past. In 2010, Sanibel-Captiva Rotary provided funding for the Early Literacy Stations in the Childrens Room. These computer stations offer software designed to encourage the development of preand grade-school literacy and computer skills for language, math, science, history, geography and more. Each station has a kid-sized mouse, colorcoded keyboard, and dual headphones that encourage children and their parents to work together. In 2011, Rotary provided funding for a special business-related collection to add to the librarys eShelf service of downloadable audiobooks and ebooks. The 44 ebook titles include Effective Business Writing, 101 Small Business Ideas, 42 Rules of Social Media for Small Business, All About Bonds, Business Plans That Work and Essentials of Business Ethics. We like working with the library because its a good way to work with the whole community, added Grey. Members of the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club gather at the librarys childrens area The first donated book was Listen To My Trumpet! by Mo Willems 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 Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com 1628 Periwinkle Way 472-2893 Heart of the Islands, SanibelHours: Mon. Sat. 10am -5pm www.threecraftyladies.comMake It & Take It Bead Bracelet Every Thursday $4.75Under New Ownership! Rubber Stamping Rubber Stamping Art Supplies Art Supplies Shell Craft Shell Craft Craft Supplies Craft Supplies Gifts Gifts Scrapbook Papers Scrapbook Papers Quilting Quilting Fabric Fabric Beads Beads Notions Notions Find us on Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201216 Plant SmartJerusalem Thornby Gerri ReavesNative to the West Indies, northern South America, and Mexico, Jerusalem thorn (Parkinsonia aculeata) is considered naturalized in Florida. The Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council defines a naturalized exotic plant as one that that can sustain itself outside of cultivation, outside its native range. The council emphasizes, however, that naturalized species have not become natives. Like many exotic plants, this member of the pea family was introduced by the nursery trade as an ornamental. Also known as Mexican palo verde, it is a fastgrower and can reach up to 30 feet tall. The branches are green and stem-like with thorns about an inch long. Evolved to survive in desert conditions, the tree can photosynthesize with the green stems when the leaves drop in winter or during extreme drought. Those spikes belie the delicate feathery appearance of the fern-like branches and tiny pinnately compound leaves. A drooping multi-branched structure gives it a weeping willow look. The leaves are comprised of two to four strips lined with up to 30 pairs of leaflets, which open after rain, fold up at night, and soon to fall from the tree. Loose clusters of fragrant flowers appear at the branch ends, most profusely in spring. The flowers have five crinkled petals, prominent stamens and often a splash of red. Slender seed pods of up to five inches long follow the flowers. Sources: Flowering Trees for Central and South Florida Gardens by Maxine Fortune Schuetz, Flowering Trees of Florida by Mark K. Stebbins, floridata. com, and edis.ifas.ufl.edu. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, lowmaintenance South Florida landscape. Tiny leaves and an open structure give this fast-growing tree a feathery look photos by Gerri Reaves Non-native Jerusalem thorn produces clusters of fragrant yellow flowers Supplying the islands with ART and Fine Framing for over 10 years. Thank You to our loyal customers. 630 Tarpon Bay Rd(near the Over Easy Cafe)Summer Hours Mon.-Sat. 10-4 Closed Sundaywww.sanibelartandframe.com 239-395-1350 To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


17 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 239.472.2328 www.sanibelthriller.comReservations are required Also Available for Private Charters Departing from Sanibel Marina 634 N. Yachtsman Dr. Sanibel Island S Db S Db Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Winner Seven Continuous Years Winner Seven Continuous Years Lunch & Dinner Lunch & Dinner 472-8138 472-8138 SANIBEL MARINA 634 N. Yachtsman Drive www.sanibelmarina.com 634 N. Yachtsman Drive www.sanibelmarina.com Sanibel and Captiva Islands Most Exciting Boat Tour Circumnavigating Sanibel & Captiva Islands with Dolphins SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots CROW Case Of The Week: Green Sea Turtleby Patricia MolloyA distressed adult green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) was found in Pine Island Sound in Captiva on July 21. The staff at McCarthys Marina helped the nearly three foot, 150 pound turtle to safety before transporting it to CROW. The turtle had obviously been ill for some time, as large amounts of barnacles had attached themselves to its shell. It is extremely unnatural for a green sea turtle to be so lethargic and seemingly unaffected by the presence of humans. Five members of the clinics staff were required to move the large patient onto a gurney before it could be hosed down with fresh water. The quick shower helped to destroy the crustaceans that require saltwater for survival. Even tiny crabs could be seen scattering away from their temporary homes aboard the turtles shell. It did not, however, soften the barnacles enough for them to be safely scraped off without causing damage to the turtles shell. Once it was brought upstairs to the ICU, CROWs team of wildlife veterinarians worked quickly to determine the cause of patients critical condition. Fluids were administered for hydration, its temperature was taken and antibiotics were administered to fight the several infected wounds it suffered. Additionally, Dr. West injected sedatives to make the turtle more comfortable so blood samples could be taken to determine the reasons for its alarming condition. After the initial rounds of treatments, Dr. Heather ordered an overnight soak in fresh water to make removal of the remaining barnacles easier for the staff and more comfortable for the patient. It is quite uncommon for CROW to see a green sea turtle at the clinic as their populations in Florida have been listed as endangered since 1978 by the Federal Register. The staff of DVMs and students continue to work diligently to save this rare and vital member of our native marine life.CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.) is a non-profit 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 P.O. Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. Call 4723644 or visit www.crowclinic.org. Dr. Diane Bean, Dr. Heather Barron and Dr. Aundria West work quickly to save the turtle The patient was immediately hosed down with fresh water in an effort to clean its shell


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201218 Success Is All About The Tideby Capt. Matt MitchellThere is simply no more important factor to fishing our local waters than the tides. As long as the water is moving, you can generally get some kind of action going on even though it might not be the species you had planned on targeting that day. When I look at the tide for the days fishing, it is the main factor in what species I chose to fish for. During low incoming or low falling tide this time of year, I generally plan on snook fishing. Then on high water periods, redfish are my target species. Tides, weather and time of year are the major factors on deciding where to fish. If Im planning a summer redfish trip, ideally I look for a two-foot high tide or better. Once I have the tide Im looking for, the wind direction is the deciding factor on where I plan on targeting the fish. No matter how good one location might be for redfish on a prior trip, if the wind has changed direction and you cannot get set up on it correctly, odds are you wont catch fish there. Early this week, I had some really tough mornings fishing the outgoing tide. Days when the bite is tough, you work the hardest as an angler. And sometimes no matter how hard you work at it, you still cannot get results on the species of fish you had planned to catch on that tide. The first few days of this week, I had scheduled trips and planned on snook fishing around the passes due to the falling water. I would have bet money on catching snook on the morning falling tide, but for some reason it just did not happen. Even working all three passes in the sound over two days, getting a snook to eat was just about impossible. Sure, if you wanted to catch trout, ladyfish, jacks and sharks out on the open water flats, that was a much simpler alternative. Limits of trout were easy to come by with fish up to 26 inches caught fishing sandy potholes. Luckily by midweek, I had trips with kids and they were thrilled with the non-stop flats action. Finally towards the end of the week, our tides rolled over, giving us big morning high incoming water and redfish fishing was the better set-up. We still had to work at the redfish bite, but pulling up in your first chosen spot and catching three keeper reds within 10 minutes always makes you forget the past tough days. After three days of having to fish the open flats for whatever action it would give us, it was a great relief to be back on quality fish. Redfish action was better for me in the southern end of the sound. Anywhere north of the clam leases on the eastern side of the sound was just too loaded up with floating grass and impossible to mangrove fish. When planning a fishing trip, study the tides for that day. Being in the right place on the right stage of the tide at the right time will allow you to experience better fishing. Even with the perfect tide, the bite might not always be as expected, so having a go-to of a less glamorous species is a must. Learning where to fish on certain tides is all part of increasing your odds for a better day of fishing, becoming a better angler and catching more quality fish.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. Hunter Jolly, 12, with one of six redfish caught on a fishing trip with Capt. Matt Mitchell this week ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEADS FACTORY TRAINED MERCURY MARINER JOHNSON EVINRUDE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I/O'S MERCRUISERCourteous Professional Marine Repair Service Dockside Service Serving Sanibel & Captiva For Life472-3380 466-3344 Your Bottom Call on Paint PricesDave Doane NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEA D S FA C T O RY T R A I N E D MER C U RY MARINER JO HN SO N EVINR U D E S UZUKI YAMAHA O M C I/ O S MER C RU I S E R C ourteous Professional Marine Repair S erv i ce D oc k s i d e S erv i c e S ervin g S anibel & C aptiva For Li f e Y B t t Yo ur Botto m Yo ur B ot to m C Call on Paint Prices Call on Paint Prices Da v e D oa n e 1 BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva Island To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


19 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 Birds Eye ViewSanibel Is Trying, But It Isnt Easyby Mark Bird WestallWhen I first started my canoeing business in 1978, practically the entire tour was spent showing people the wilderness of the mangrove forests and helping people identify the various species of wading birds that feed on the mudflats. Every time I went out, I expected to find spectacular groups of these birds hassling with each other (most of these fights were between species of the same species) over who was going to get to eat what. Always trying to understand why things happen the way they do, I spent most of my thinking time coming up with logical explanations as to how the wading bird behavior evolved. Then over time, as we began to see fewer birds, I started apologizing to my customers for the lack of birds. Invariably they would respond, Oh, Bird. You dont understand. I love seeing all the birds you have here. And I realized that I was primarily taking out folks from up north, where wildlife populations had been decimated ages ago when European immigrants colonized that part of the country. Major habitat alteration had not seriously started in Florida until after World War II, so when these folks saw what Florida had left, it seemed like a lot. So, my tours have slowly evolved more into an explanation of, What do we mean by Loss of Habitat. And understanding that is more than a little complex. Its easy to point the finger at the developers, who build the golf courses and subdivisions, but Sanibel has preserved 60 to 70 percent of the island for conservation purposes, and there are only three golf courses. Thats quite an accomplishment. But maybe because of my position as a major naturalist on the island, I began to see that Loss of Habitat could manifest itself in ways other than just clearing the land. I began to realize that humans (sometimes even well-meaning humans) are always going to manage the land for whatever their particular special interests are and the natural system can suffer as a consequence. Here are a few examples: Some of the best wading bird feeding habitat on the island was permanently affected in the 1960s when Wildlife Drive was built to get rid of mosquitoes and create duck habitat (today, the installment of the water-control structures helps the left side flush, but they are still quite often severely inadequate to help the mudflats on the left-hand side get exposed). In the 1980s, a vice president of our wildlife hospital on the island wanted the city to pass an ordinance outlawing anymore osprey platforms to be put up in residential neighborhoods because an osprey was seen eating a fish on this persons roof after a platform was put up nearby. This person was a good environmentalist, but only so long as the environment was not in the backyard. Then, there was the board member of the Osprey Foundation that didnt want the city to restore the health of the interior wetlands because, If we raise the water level in the wetlands on the island, there will be more snakes. And if there are more snakes, the children of the island will not be able to play outside. And now, the official position of the city is that it is ok to harvest most of the alligators on the island. I am not against killing any alligator that has been fed by people; that alligator is dangerous! But to support this kind of purge without making it a city priority to get the state to make it a serious crime to feed a gator is not what I would call environmentally friendly. Also, since weve removed most of the alligator population on Sanibel, the question is, has that affected our nesting wading bird population? The birds dont want to nest unless they see an alligator in the water underneath the nests. I would like to challenge the citys wildlife committee to implement an official monitoring program of the islands wading birds to try and determine their success rate with only small alligators left to patrol the nesting rookeries. During my canoe trips today, I tell people that how we managed Native Americans in this country is very similar to how my generation is now managing its wildlife. Next week, I will try to explain what I mean by that statement. A former city council member and mayor, Mark Bird Westall has owned and operated Canoe Adventures, Inc. on Sanibel for over 33 years. Visit www.canoewithbirdwestall.com for more information. JoinFlorida SeaGrant UF/IFAS Lee County Extension and Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, by participating ina resource monitoring program where volunteers document the health of bay scallop populations by snorkeling andlooking for scallops inselect areas. Scallop searchers will meetat Pineland Marina to receive survey equipment and instructions for the event. Lunch will beprovided once you return to shore. Reservations arerequiredto participate in the eventand space is limited so reserve your spot today. Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201220 Captiva Cruises Takes Students From The Maret School To Cayo CostaThe Maret School, visiting from Washington D.C., explored Cayo Costa with Captiva Cruises as part of id barrier island studies. High school students, from this independent K-12 college preparatory day school, travel to southern Florida every summer for a close up look at the ecology of the area. On Cayo Costa, which is only accessable by boat and is the least visited park within the state park system of Florida, the students had the opportunity to discuss and measure the salinity, temperature and dissolved oxygen of the coastal water. Students also discovered some of the marine inhabitants along the gulf beaches and the back bay sea grass beds along the shoreline of Cayo Costa. The group from The Maret School gather in the waters off Cayo Costa Maret school students doing water testing with Richard Finkel Hermit crab 3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel. Call (239) 472-4559 Specializing in weddings, private parties and corporate events or visit www.TraditionsOnTheBeach.com p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p With Live Entertainment New Business of the Year Award 2012 Winner of Open for Dinner From 5 p.m. until Late Closed Sundays until Fall Casual Beachfront Dining Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine


21 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012Captiva Cruises, an excursion boat tour company, offers daily beach and shelling trips to Cayo Costa State Park for visitors and groups. Lunch cruises to Cabbage Key, Useppa Island, Boca Grande, Dolphin & Wildlife Adventure Cruises with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, sailing adventures on their 40-foot sailing catamaran, Family Fun Fishing trips and Sunset Cruises are also part of Captiva Cruises Summer of Family Fun offerings. Student with a live lightning whelkSandi Gaddy of Fort Worth, Texas found an alphabet cone and a Florida cone on July 24 while visiting Captiva. Shells Found Sandy Gaddy with her unique finds ZAGAT ZAGAT.COM R ate d b y : Yucatan Shrimp! Fish Tacos! From page 9Center 4 Life8:30 a.m. There is space for 16 people on eight two-person kayaks and unlimited space for those who own their own kayaks. Everyone is encouraged to take a turn leading the group. The center supplies the kayaks, paddles and life jackets. Bring water, a small snack, change of clothing, sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses and a hat. Cost is $5 for Island Seniors, Inc. members and $10 for non-members. Come by the center to sign up. Watercolor with Bea Pappas Fridays, 12:30 to 3 p.m. If you have some painting experience and would like to work from a still life or photo, join the class. Cost is $20 per session for members and $25 for non-members. Class runs through August 31. Discounted tickets to Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Naples Philharmonic or Florida Repertory Theatre for the 2013 season are available. Call the center for more information. Games at the Center: Bridge 12:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Hand & Foot 12:30 p.m. Tuesday Mahjongg 12:30 p.m. Thursday Mexican Train 12:30 p.m.Thursday Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Leisure Lunchers Thrift & Consignment Connoisseurs Wednesday, August 8 at 11:30 a.m., McGregor Cafe. Parrot Key Pirate Ship Cruise Sunday, August 12. Second annual dinner and sunset cruise on the pirate ship. Dine at Parrot Key on Fort Myers Beach at 5:30 p.m., ship departs at 7:30. You must order an entree to take the free cruise. Members get $10 toward their entree. Parrot Key is at Salty Sams Marina, 2500 Main Street. Carpooling will be available if needed. Trash & Treasures Saturday, November 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The center is looking for gently used items for the sale. Suggested items include household furniture, home decor, glassware, fishing/ boating supplies, hardware/tools, sporting goods, dishes and utensils, cookware,continued on page 39 To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201222 Sea Turtle Nesting StatisticsHere is where we are with sea turtle activity as of July 27, and the previous two years for comparison. As of July 27, 2012 Sanibel East 66 nests, 142 false crawls, 0 hatches Sanibel West 234 nests, 508 false crawls, 21 hatches Captiva 112 nests, 168 false crawls, 9 hatches As of July 27, 2011 Sanibel East 35 nests, 83 false crawls, 7 hatches Sanibel West 235 nests, 348 false crawls, 43 hatches Captiva 74 nests, 52 false crawls, 35 hatches As of July 27, 2010 Sanibel East 16 nests, 62 false crawls, 0 hatches Sanibel West 124 nests, 231 false crawls, 17 hatches Captiva 57 nests, 112 false crawls, 13 hatches False crawl a failed nesting attempt If you have questions, or would like to know more about sea turtles on Sanibel, contact seaturtle@sccf.org or call the SCCF Sea Turtle Office at 472-2329 ext. 228. A loggerhead returning to the gulf after nesting on Sanibel this May. NOTE: This photo was taken from a safe distance after the turtle had completed her nest. It is illegal to interfere with nesting sea turtles My family and I had just spent seven days enjoying Sanibel and Captiva. We had about one hour to take a final swim and search for a junonia shell that had eluded us on two prior trips and the first six days of this vacation to the island. So off we went for the last swim. We thought Blind Pass would be as good as any beach for the last look. About 15 minutes into our swim, my oldest son Cameron came up with the prize in the photo, which was taken by one of the nice gentlemen at the visitors center as we were heading off to the airport. Kevin Nick, Tolland, Connecticut Shell Found The Nick family Kevin, wife Kelly and sons Cameron and Brennan of Tolland, Connecticut 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 The The MLB Ticket MLB Ticket SPECIALS SPECIALS BEER & WINE BEER & WINE 28 BEERS ON TAP! 28 BEERS ON TAP!Check us out Check us out on facebook on facebookHOME OF THE STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA HOME OF THE STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA VOTED BEST CHEFBEST OF THE ISLANDS AWARD FINE ITALIAN CUISINE IL TESORO RISTORANTEinspired by Island Fare in a bistro style C b t ntf r b Tb Gt Pt Wf FREE WI-FI Ft r b L-B Ft r b L-B751 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island, FL 239-395-4022 Reservations Suggested www.iltesoro.net Now open in NYC, 82nd & 1st Ave.TASTE OF THE ISLANDS IRON CHEF WINNER 5-7pm Mimosas, Bellinis & Sangrias Fresh ingredients, simplicity, love... the recipe for a treasured dining experience Chef/Owner AJ Black We are taking Kiwanis coupons from any restaurant through August 30 Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


23 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 Emerson (5) and Avery (8) Prather from Overland Park, Kansas, found two alphabet cones on Turner Beach on July 25while staying at Loggerhead Cay. Shells Found Emerson and Avery Prather Riley Outten, 10, and Nick Outten, 13, found several shells at Blind Pass on July 27 while visiting from Windermere, Florida. They found an alphabet cone, horse conch, nutmeg, and chestnut turban. They were staying at Tarpon Beach. Shells Found Riley and Nick Outten Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com Read us online at IslandSunNews.com Fish Market Open at 11 am (2 pm Sunday) Restaurant Open 5:00-9:30 pm 7 days472-3128 703 Tarpon Bay Rd www.prawnbroker.com Its Shrimpfest Time!Every Tuesday enjoy Crunchy Shrimp, Coconut Fried Shrimp, Shrimp Scampi, BBQ Shrimp, Shrimp fra Diablo plus a changing selection of shrimp specials like Thai Shrimp and More! And the Special Part they are all priced at $15. So make plans now with friends and family cause we dont know how long it will last! Sunday is PRIME RIB PRIME RIB NIGHT NIGHT While it Lasts12 oz. for $22.00 33 Years of Fresh Fish on Sanibel Island!TENDERis the NIGHT! NIGHTLY SPECIALSMonday Magic Meatloaf w/brown gravy Tuesday Grilled Skirt Steak Wednesday Jerk Chicken Thursday Sushi & Sashimi Friday Still Lobstah Night Saturday New England Fish Fry Sunday Battle of the Ribs (BBQ vs Prime) Happy Hour Daily 4-6 10-Midnight $6 Burgers & Quesadillas! Before 5 PM (Dine in only)Fish Market Open at 11 am (2 pm Sunday) Restaurant Open 4:00pm -12.00 am 7 days472-3128 703 Tarpon Bay Rd www.sanibelsportsbar.com


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201224 Sanibel-Captiva Art League San-Cap Art League ShowThe islands offer creative challenge to the artists who visit and live here. The hourly color variations of the sky, gulf, beach and bay are expressed in the watercolors, acrylics, oils and digital imagery by Sanibel-Captiva Art League members while they paint in their own studios, at the weekly paint-out or at workshops. Their work includes over 50 paintings in a variety of subjects and media and can be viewed in the annual Members Summer Exhibit at the Sanibel Public Library, located at 770 Dunlop Road. For Art League information about seasonal exhibits, meetings and weekly outdoor painting and portrait workshops, write to P.O. Box 1192, Sanibel FL 33957 or log on to www.sancapart.com. Sylvia Kasparies Marion Hall Rita McLain Pauline Healey 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 $ 8. 00 OFF ANY BOTTLE BOTTLE $ $ 25 OR MORE. 25 OR MORE. ALL EVENING. ALL EVENING.WINE WEDNESDAYS Present this ad and be seated before 5:30 p.m. and we will deduct $2.50 OFFEvery Adult Dinner Entree At MatzalunaNot valid on Wine Wednesday or with any other coupon. Expires 08/31/12 1200 Periwinkle Way (1/2 Mile west of the Causeway)472-1998 www.matzaluna.netFresh Seafood, Veal, Chicken, Pasta and Sanibels ONLY wood red pizzaServing 7 days from 4:30-9:30 Lorinda Bradford


25 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 The Old Captiva House is TripAdvisors top-rated Captiva restaurant and here are two more reasons why. Dine with us Sunday-Thursday, and youll enjoy FREE your choice of bottle of house wine (one per two entrees), or your choice of dessert (one per entree). Reservations 239.472.5161 X421 | Public Welcome15951 CAPTIVA DRIVE 239.472.5161 TWEEN-WATERS.COMThe Crows Nest is one special place, every night of the week. Tuesday Special: Prime Rib, $29.95 (for two!). Wednesday Special: Surf & Turf, $24.95. Friday Special: Fish Fry, $17.95. Sunday Special: Barbeque, $17.95. Monday & Thursday: Crazy Crab Races Music Friday-Saturday: The Sand Fleas Tuesday & Wednesday: Taylor Stokes Wine or dessert, its on the house. But only at our House, that is. N OT ONLY DO WE MAKE EVERY NIGHT SPECIAL. W E MAKE SPECIALS EVERY NIGHT. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellThe SanibelCaptiva Rotary Club announced at the Sanibel Library that our club will be presenting one childrens book to the library each week during this upcoming Rotary year 2012-2013 to honor our outstanding guest speakers. Literacy is one of Rotary Internationals main focuses and getting children to read begins a journey of learning that has no limits. Last weeks speaker notes: The cruelty of cancer manifests itself in unfathomable ways when a parent hears the crushing words from the doctor, Your child has cancer. Denial is not an option, treatment must begin immediately. Lives are turned upside down, family life as you know it no longer exists. Children cant make decisions for themselves so you, as the parent, are their caretaker and responsible for the course of treatment to be administered. There will be doctor appointments, test appointments, treatment appointments, and hospital stays. From the very start, the whole family goes on an emotional and painful journey with the child. Our Rotary speaker this past Friday, Klair Snellbaker, knows that journey well. One of her children was diagnosed with cancer and, sadly, did not survive. But having gone through this experience, Snellbaker understood the holistic approach of support, education, and caring needed by families of children with cancer. In 1983, Snellbaker founded the Candlelighters of Southwest Florida and joined the national Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation (CCCF) efforts to assist families of children with cancer. The Candlelighters organization is a vital source of inspiration, emotional support and assistance for newly diagnosed families, those in treatment, long-term survivors, those suffering from long-term effects of treatments, children undergoing bone marrow treatments and bereaved families. Candlelighters is a non-profit grassroots organization that provides a safe haven for families. The organization offers activities for families to help deal with the feelings of isolation. Activities include baseball games, theater outings, skating, miniature golfing, hayrides, picnics, holiday parties or a trip to a Florida amusement park. There is a special program for teenagers called Operation TNT. Teenagers have difficulty under normal circumstances but coupled with a diagnosis like cancer, can you imagine? The program offers activities for teens such as bowling, sailing, pizza parties, miniature golfing, go-cart racing and paint ball outings. Teens are able to socialize with kids like themselves, kids that understand their concerns and worries. They can socialize with teenage cancer survivors who teach them to keep fighting. They learn that there is a road back home and back to a regular life. The serious side of Candlelighters is providing an understanding of what a family is going through, helping them know they are not alone, helping to educate on this disease, with limited financial assistance. Candlelighters serves approximately 450 families in a five-county area; Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, and Glades. As a non-profit agency, Candlelighters holds regular fundraising events, reaches out to the community for support and welcomes opportunities to speak to organizations that provide grants or financial donations. Visit the Candlelighters website for more information. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday at Bistro At Beachview, 1100 Par View Drive. For further information regarding the Sanibel Rotary or Rotary International, call 337-1099. Klair Snellbaker


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201226 Storms Reptile Show Dazzles Summer Camp Kidsby Jeff LysiakWhen John Storms brought his World Of Reptiles Show to The Sanibel School last Friday afternoon, he asked how many of the Summer Rec campers had seen his presentation before. About two-thirds of the children, and nearly all of the camp counselors, raised their hands. But that didnt stop Storms latest showcase from drawing a loud chorus of oohs and aahs from the crowd, who were mesmerized not only by the variety of reptiles he brought with him, but with the high energy and enthusiasm which only the animal expert can deliver. I consider John a personal friend of mine, because weve been working together for so long, said Dave DeFonzo, the Recreation Centers youth activities coordinator. This is the 23rd year that hes doing his presentation on Sanibel, and so many people who live here have grown up seeing his show. Its one of the most popular things we enjoy at camp every summer. Storms, a longtime Southwest Florida resident who recently moved to Cape Coral, brought seven reptiles with him last week. They included: Ball python Blue-tongued skink Yellow rat snakecontinued on page 29 An African crocodile Storms delivered his presentation from the schools stage Make your reservations today! 1231 Middle Gulf Drive 1231 Middle Gulf Drive 472-4646 472-4646FINE DINING IN A CASUAL ATMOSPHEREDont forget Lunch is Served Daily at our Beachside Tiki BarRESTAURANT& TIKI BARBest Kept Secret On The Island Dinner for 2 Dinner for 2 for $30.00 for $30.00 with a glass of house wine each with a glass of house wine each Choose any entree from our Choose any entree from our SUNSET DINING MENU* SUNSET DINING MENU* Choice of: soup or salad comes Choice of: soup or salad comes with potato, veggie, hot baked with potato, veggie, hot baked bread and fresh herb olive oil bread and fresh herb olive oil Available only from 5:00-6:30 pm daily! Available only from 5:00-6:30 pm daily! (Does not include tax or gratuity. Not valid on Holidays) (Does not include tax or gratuity. Not valid on Holidays) *Excluding Grouper. Expires August 31, 2012 *Excluding Grouper. Expires August 31, 2012 Across from CVS in Palm Ridge PlaceFREE DELIVERY TUE.SAT 4PM CLOSECALL AHEAD 472-2555~ OPEN ~ Mon. 7am-3pm Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 7am-8pm Fri & Sat. 7am-9pm Sun. Seasonal ONE LARGE ONE LARGE 16 CHEESE PIZZA 16 CHEESE PIZZA & & 10 10 WINGS WINGSVALID FROM 4-8PM PICK-UP ONLY. TOPPINGS EXTRA, $1 EACH. NOT VALID WITH OTHER COUPONS OR OFFERS. EXPIRES 08/15/12 $15.99COME IN AND TRY ONE OF OUR FAMOUS SANDWICHESWE SERVE BOARS HEAD MEAT! Sanibel Deli & Coffee Sanibel Deli & CoffeeF A C T O R Y FREE FREEWiFi Cold BEER BEER 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, Mussels Marinara, Chicken WingsSanibels Best HAPPY HOUR4 7 p.m. Nightly in the lounge1/2 Price DrinksCall & Well Liquor, Draft Beer Selections, Select House Wine


27 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012Public Invited To Imaginariums Birthday BashThe Imaginarium will celebrate their 17th anniversary with a family fun event highlighting their new exhibits, areas and programs that serve audiences of all ages. The public is invited to help them celebrate another year on Saturday, August 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with additional special activities offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This birthday party offers fun, exploration, a chance to Be The Dinosaur, a sneak peek at a new outdoor exhibit, Cat Country giveaways and more. Check out some of their newest programs in the Nanoscience Lab, S.T.E.M. booths and Engineering Exploration Station. Guests can broadcast live from the IMAG-TV Studio, where they can e-mail their video creation to friends and family then get blown away in the Hurricane Experience. Visitors wont want to miss the popular face painting and Slime Science in the Imagination Station, too. Outside, stop by the Fisheye Lagoon to feed the fish, turtles, ducks and geese, then check out the interactive Caloosahatchee Experience exhibit and relax under the Water Tower in the new Lipman Family Courtyard, complete with a beautiful butterfly garden. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with special activities throughout the day and include favorites like science shows, continued on page 31 Dinner 5:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.239.472.77701523 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island OP 3:00 .M. OPEN FROM 3:00 10:00 P.M. Glass of House Wine, Domestic Draft or Well Drink!OR Slice of Key Lime PieWith purchase of entre. Not to be combined with any other offers. Expires 8/31/12 N N F F R R 0 0 : : 0 0 0 0 JOIN US FOR HAPPY HOUR 3-6 PM MONDAY SATURDAY & ALL DAY SUNDAY!www.the shhouserestaurants.com FREE FREEFort Myers Art Walk Returns Friday, August 3From solo shows to group and family exhibits, the August Art Walk promises to deliver some interesting and exhilarating exhibits. Friday, August 3 will continue a summer of new art shows in downtown Fort Myers. Art Walk is held the first Friday of every month and it will mark its four-year anniversary this October. More than 10 River District art galleries and art spaces have lined up some exciting new exhibits for the August Art Walk. The monthly Art Walk runs from 6 to 10 p.m. on the first Fridays of every month, rain or shine. The event will include numerous art galleries and art stops and will feature new art shows, live music and the traditional after party. On the first Friday of every month, art buyers and art enthusiasts can meet the artists during the show openings at most of the galleries. This fall will also see the return of the Saturday Art Fair along the sidewalks of First Street. The seasonal event will be resume in October and be held on the third Saturday of each month through April. Artists interested in this juried art fair should contact Claudia Goode at cgoode@actabuse.com or call 337-5050. Some art highlights of the August 3 Art Walk: Art of the Olympians The museum celebrates the life and accomplishments of a great Olympic hero, four-time Olympic gold medalist in discus, artist Al Oerter, with its current exhibition. Art League of Fort Myers Opening reception for Anything Goes show. Young Artists Awards vocalists Noelle Aparte and sisters Sarah and Elisabeth Best will be performing at the Art League from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Articulture Gallery & Tattoo Studio Group art show. Arts for ACT Gallery Opening reception for exhibits featuring the artist Zaki, doll maker Janice Moore-Petty and a group exhibit from 10 members of ACT Gallery: Lana Picciano, Kate OConnell, Linda Benson, Manfred Behr, Christina Jarmolinski, Christina Wyatt, Ken Kaminski, Ellen Sayet, Susan Mills and Claudia Goode. Showcase and Information Center at IberiaBank Art Walk T-shirts are available at this location as well as buttons, maps and brochures. HOWL Gallery/Tattoo Opening reception featuring a one-man show of the pop-surrealism paintings of Fort Worth tattoo artist and painter Pooch. www.poochisland.com. What We Do Drummers and Crickets Make Math perform. Ocasiocasa Studio Gallery New show opening called Bloomin on Broadway, featuring new artwork by comakers Jeff and Dale Ocasio, centered around our seasons wettest, muckiest, most blossoming and glorious month. Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center continued on page 33 Staying Cool At Summer CampThe Childrens Education Center of the Islands Summer Camp began with summer safety on bikes, playing in the water and making beach crafts. The following week, the children got to write their own stories while exploring books and authors, and the week after that, they learned about music from around the world. Every Thursday and Friday was water day at the school. It was a fun summer for all the campers, who are now getting ready to go back to school. Gia Lackenby starts off her summer with a shark dive Beach-themed crafts are a part of the fun enjoyed by CECI summer campers Lunch time with friends on the back patio


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201228 Flying Through The Air With Easesubmitted by J. Bruce Neill, Ph.D.Last week, we celebrated some of the coolest fish on the planet: flying fish. Flying Fish Week at Sanibel Sea School provided an introduction to a type of fish that many of us are not intimately familiar with, but by the end of the week, our campers had accepted these odd sea creatures as old friends. There are about 50 species of flying fish around the world, and they are pretty amazing. Flying fish avoid predation by leaping from the water, extending very large pectoral fins and gliding above the waves. They launch themselves into the air and can beat their tails at speeds of 70 beats per second. Once airborne, they can glide for up to 400 meters at speeds of up to 43 mph, passing most boats on the water. Our plans included taking a boat offshore from Sanibel to see these beautiful fish first-hand, but the seas were not conducive to our journey last week. So, after some deliberation as to how we could use a boat to learn more about flying fish, we finally decided to let our campers glide inches above the water at relatively high speeds -we went tubing! As a marine conservation organization, we are well aware that we should be granola-munching, serious folks who dont do things like tubing. However, how could we better demonstrate the thrill of flying above the water than through the thrill of tubing? And, we believe that marine conservation should be fun, so campers enjoyed the delight of flying inches above the water behind the Sea School vessel, the Ke Ala. Of course, we never achieved the high speeds of flying fish, but if you have ever been on a tube pulled behind a boat, you can attest that it feels pretty fast. Flying fish live in the open oceans -those regions known to oceanographers as the pelagic zone in deep water, far above the bottom. In fact, flying fish probably never encounter dirt or sand; most fishes of the pelagic zone know only water and air, kind of a strange concept for those of us firmly anchored to continents. The pelagic habitat is the largest habitat on our planet, and we know very little about it. Among pelagic fishes, almost all have eggs that float, as sinking to the depths of the ocean is certain death to pelagic fish eggs and the larvae they produce. Flying fish are an exception to this pattern; their eggs sink. Flying fish have solved this challenge by adhering their eggs on floating debris in the ocean, either seaweed mats or floating palm fronds. Our campers used bamboo sticks and learned lashing techniques to make miniature rafts, to which they adhered eggs (sea grapes) to create an art project that will continue to remind them a bit about the biology of these fascinating creatures. We spent time learning how to throw cast nets, seining for small fish, snorkeling in the shallows and playing games in the water. And, as always, we spent a lot of time gliding across the surface of the water on surfboards, perhaps the closest thing a human can do to glide above the water like a flying fish that doesnt involve being pulled by an outboard motor. All in all, it was a great week to be a kid, or an adult, at Sanibel Sea School. There was fun, exercise, learning, making new friends and forming a bond with the ocean that wont be erased with time. Not a bad way to spend a summer week in the Gulf of Mexico. Sanibel Sea School is a non-profit organization looking to a world where all people value, understand and care for the ocean. Our mission is to improve the oceans future one person at a time. Please enjoy our offerings and join the Ocean Tribe at www.sanibelseaschool.org or stop by our Sanibel location. Karin Olnen learns what its like to glide above the water like flying fish Carson Liebetrau and Kristina Podlasek enjoy seining for small fish Sam Smirch discovers the fine art of cast netting Campers made miniature bamboo rafts to imitate how flying fish adhere their eggs


29 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 From page 26Reptile Show Black-tongued monitor lizard Alligator snapping turtle Crocodile Albino Burmese python While Storms brings a different assortment of snakes, lizards and other unusual or rarely seen reptiles with him every year, he always brings Jessica better known by her nickname, Jessie now a nine-year-old python who is 15 feet long and weighs 150 pounds. During the presentation, Storms points out some interesting facts about each species. For instance, he noted that the skink has a diet which includes flowers, berries and snails. He also explained that rat snakes often make their nests in the tops of palm trees and the most common predators of the monitor lizard are humans. Storms 15-foot, 150-pound albino Burmese python named Jessie was the favorite of the summer campers John Storms and a blue-tongued skink John Storms shows off a black-tongued monitor lizard during last weeks World Of Reptiles showcase held at The Sanibel School 239.472.3010 or 239.472.1023 239.472.3010 or 239.472.1023 OPEN 7 DAYS 11:00 A.M. CLOSING OPEN 7 DAYS 11:00 A.M. CLOSING Take Out FREE Delivery Take Out FREE Delivery 2496 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel Island, Florida 2496 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel Island, Florida ISLAND BBQ Company Try One Try One Of Of Our Homemade Our Homemade Back Porch Pies Back Porch PiesWe Cater & Have Authentic Slow Roasted Family Style Meals! GRAND OPENING GRAND OPENING Lazy Flamingo, Inc. Lazy Flamingo, Inc. 6520-C Pine Avenue 6520-C Pine Avenue Sanibel, FL 33957 Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-5353 239-472-5353 Lazy Flamingo 3, Inc. Lazy Flamingo 3, Inc. 16501 Stringfellow Rd 16501 Stringfellow Rd Bokeelia, FL 33922 Bokeelia, FL 33922 239-283-5959 239-283-5959 Lazy Flamingo 2, Inc. Lazy Flamingo 2, Inc. 1036 Periwinkle Way 1036 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-6939 239-472-6939 Lazy Flamingo 4, Inc. Lazy Flamingo 4, Inc. 12951 McGregor Blvd. 12951 McGregor Blvd. Ft. Myers, FL 33919 Ft. Myers, FL 33919 239-476-9000 239-476-9000Four Great Locations! Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


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But you need to be aware of their actual pros and cons. Check them all out and make your choice from those that offer more of what you seek. LEO (July 23 to August 22) A more stable situation begins, allowing you to feel more secure about making important decisions. Meanwhile, be sure to meet your project deadline so you can move on to other things. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Congratulations. A new personal relationship thrives as you learn how to make room in your busy life for this wonderfully warm and exciting emotional experience. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A new contact opens some doors. Thats the good news. But theres a caution involved: Be sure you protect your rights to your work before showing it to anyone. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A former colleague might seek to resume a working partnership. Ask yourself if you need it. If yes, get more information. If no, respectfully decline the request. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Good times dominate your aspect. So why not have a party to celebrate a loved ones success? And do invite that special person you want to know better. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) The shy side of the Sea Goat soon gives way to your more assertive self. This should help you when it comes time to speak up for yourself and your achievements. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A new period of stability will help you deal with some recently reworked plans. Once you get your current task done, you can devote more time to personal matters. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Things are finally much more stable these days, so you can restart the process of meeting your well-planned goals with fewer chances of interruption or delay. BORN THIS WEEK: You love being the brightest light wherever you are, and people love basking in your warmth and charm. On Aug. 9, 1936, at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, black American track star Jesse Owens wins his fourth gold medal of the Games in the 4-by-100-meter relay. His relay team set a new world record of 39.8 seconds, which stood for 20 years. On Aug. 6, 1945, an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, drops the worlds first atom bomb over the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Some 80,000 people are killed as a result of the blast, and another 35,000 are injured. At least 60,000 more would be dead by the end of the year from the effects of the radioactive fallout. On Aug. 7, 1959, the U.S. unmanned spacecraft Explorer 6 is launched into an orbit around the Earth. The spacecraft featured a scanner that transmitted a crude picture of the Earths surface from a distance of 17,000 miles. The photo, received in Hawaii, took nearly 40 minutes to transmit. On Aug. 11, 1965, in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, a riot began that eventually ranged over a 50-square-mile area. With the assistance of thousands of National Guardsmen, order was restored five days later. The violence left 34 dead, 1,032 injured, nearly 4,000 arrested and $40 million worth of property destroyed. On Aug. 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon announces his intention to become the first president in American history to resign. With impeachment proceedings under way against him for his involvement in the Watergate affair, Nixon finally bowed to pressure from the public and Congress to leave the White House. On Aug. 10, 1981, Pete Rose of the Philadelphia Phillies gets the 3,631st hit of his baseball career, breaking Stan Musials record for most hits by a National Leaguer. It was only Roses 2,886th game; it had taken Musial 3,026 games to set the mark. On Aug. 12, 1990, fossil hunter Susan Hendrickson discovers three huge bones jutting out of a cliff in South Dakota. They turned out to be part of the largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever discovered, a 65 million-year-old specimen. 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Evidently, in 1931 a secretary at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences saw the statuette for the first time and exclaimed, Why, he reminds me of my Uncle Oscar! The comment struck the fancy of a reporter who was present, and he put it in a story about the awards, and the name stuck. Are you acersecomic? If your hair has never been cut, you are. Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was not himself a slave owner. He reportedly did not believe in the institution of slavery. If this is an average week, three manmade artifacts hurtling into the atmosphere from space will crash into the Earth. The world is round; it has no point. -Adrienne E. Gusoff THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY


31 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 From page 27Imaginarium Birthday Bashlive animal encounters, Dinosaurs! 3-D movie, Cat Country radio live remote with giveaways from 10 a.m. to noon and much more. Party guests will have all day to explore the Imaginariums hands-on science exhibits. Experiment with Newtons Laws of Motion in the Build Your Own Coaster exhibit and Science In Motion, then wise up on storm safety at the Storm Smart Safety Hurricane House. Get up close and personal with sea life in the SEA-to-SEE Touch Tanks and meet the residents of Animal Lab large and small with scales, tails, feathers, fur and fins. Everyone will enjoy 50 percent off admission for the day to celebrate the Imaginariums 17th birthday, as a gift for you and your family, or make the fun last all year long with $10 off a family membership (regularly $75) during the month of August. For more information about the Imaginarium, call 321-7420 or visit www.i-sci.org. Mongol Rally Report: Update #3 The Finishby James SprankleWe arrived in Ulaan Baatar (UB) last night at midnight. Very hectic here. It took us five days to drive from the Russian/Mongolian border to UB. We spent the night of the 25th camping on the Russian side of the border. Here, we met four English men and a Kazakh man on his way from Kazakhstan to Mongolia. The border town is called Tashanta. In the morning, it took us four hours to cross over into the Russian/Mongolian no-mans land. When we arrived at the Mongolian customs facility, we met another Mongol Rally team from Italy. Because of import tax issues, we found ourselves unable to enter Mongolia. We had to camp in the customs parking lot. The next day, it took about five hours for the government to check over all the details and let us through. From there, we were immediately met by a KazakhMongolian boy on a motorcycle who took us to his familys ger for horse milk tea and sweets. From there, we drove to Olgii and then camped by a lake called Lake Tolbo. The next day was very mountainous. We forded rivers and battled narrow mountain roads, but it was the most beautiful place I had ever seen. The following day, we drove through an area called the Mini Gobi. This was our most difficult day. The roads are like hard washboards and it is so dusty that when you turn on the A/C fan, clouds of dust coat the car. Our Italian friends broke two of their shock absorbers, ripped out their auxiliary fuel tank, lost their muffler and got a flat. We have escaped with no serious battle wounds. We did rip off our muffler, so now our car sounds like a HarleyDavidson. One night, we had to camp in a part of the Mini Gobi area next to some wetlands, a little oasis of water in a predominately dry and hot area. But this equaled mosquitoes. I have never ever in my life experienced menacing mosquitoes like this. A horrible experience, it could have been some form of primal torture. I ended up covering myself from head-to-toe and running into my tent before the sun went down. Inside the tent, I could hear the mosquitoes buzzing outside like a symphony. It made me wish that a few mosquito helicopters would fly over and douse us with repellent. But the mossies probably would have attacked that, too. At three points during the night, a wild dog or dogs came sniffing around the tent. The roads in Mongolia dont really exist unless you are near a town. Most of the time, there are eight different dirt tracks that weave across the landscape. You have to pick one and hope it leads in the right direction. Every days driving was different. The first and second days driving was mountainous; the third day was like the desert. The fourth was very rocky and the last days, we were fighting our way through mud tracks. But we have made it and in one piece. (Sanibel native James Sprankle is providing the Island Sun exclusive updates from the road as he and his teammate, Sean Miller, take part in the 2012 Mongol Rally, a 7,000-mile cross-continental automotive adventure from England to Mongolia. Next week, a final report of Sprankles experiences.) The Goat Rodeos vehicle along one of the final stretches of roadway in the Mongol Rally Voted as a Top 5 Best Breakfast in Florida By Southern Living Open 7 am 10 pm 7 Days a Week Breakfast Endless Happy Hour Huge Kids Menu Outside Open 7 am 10 pm 7 Days a Week O k Voted BEST Family Dining Now Serving Fresh


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201232 Laughs Galore At Off Broadway Palm Theatreby Di SaggauRay Cooney is the master of farce, and his comedy Caught In The Net is one of his funniest. Its showing now at the Off Broadway Palm Theatre and its guaranteed to make you laugh out loud over and over again. The show is a sequel to Run For Your Wife and involves many of the same characters. If you think your life is complicated, imagine being a loveable rogue and taxi-driving bigamist who lives in both Streatham and Wimbledon with two different wives. John Leonard Smith (Victor Legarreta) is desperately trying to keep his two lives from colliding. Hes managed this for 18 years, but his task becomes huge when his son and his daughter by the two different wives connect via an online chat room and are determined to meet up. The farcical twists and turns in the plot to ensure that this does not happen fall mainly on the broad but bewildered shoulders of Johns best mate and lodger Stanley Gardner (Matt Reed). He gives a virtuoso performance delivering multiple stories that grow way out of control and leave him ready to have a nervous breakdown. He is hysterically funny. Playing his ageing and rather confused father is Paul Bernier, who also directs the show. He has the audience in stitches with his mannerisms and some great one liners. Victor has played John Smith many times, and he has the role honed to perfection, as does his real wife Kelly, who plays his wife Mary in the show. Jenny Smith plays Barbara, Johns other wife, and she also gives a fine performance. Then we have the kids, Vicki Smith (Rachael Endrizzi) and Gavin Smith (Christopher Brent), who add greatly to the excellent ensemble. I will not give away the conclusion of the play, which has more than one twist. Ill just say Kellys delivery of the final denouement was sublime. Special mention must go to Legarreta and Reed, who bounce off each other, sometimes physically as well as metaphorically with excellent timing. For a farce of this type to work, it must be quick, energetic, zany and engage the audience. Caught In The Net delivers on all counts. The show plays through August 18 at the Off Broadway Palm Theatre, located in the main lobby of Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. For tickets, visit www.BroadwayPalm.com, call 278-4422 or stop by the box office at 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. Believe me, its a production to remember! Cast members, from left, Paul Bernier, Victor Legarreta, Matt Reed and Jenny Smith Kelly and Victor Legarreta with fellow cast member Matt Reed, right Victor Legarreta and Matt Reed in a scene from Caught In The Net Island PawsA Very Unique Pet Shop! Just Three Doors DownHeres whats cooking for Breakfast & Lunch Serving Breakfast All DAY, Every Day!Youll always find something special at the Over Easy Cafe.Outdoor & Indoor Dining Breakfast & Lunch Scan To Go Online Like us on Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


33 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 Buying, Selling, or just want to chat... TALK TO CHUCK! Buying, Selling, or just want to chat... TALK TO CHUCK! Outstanding Agent! Outstanding Results! Outstanding Agent! Outstanding Results! 2400 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL (239) 472-2311A er Hours (239) 209-6500 Chuck BergstromISLAND RESIDENT, REALTORWWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COMRE/MAX AWARD WINNING REALTOR! Completely renovated 3BR/2BA elevated home. NICE!!! Completely renovated 3BR/2BA elevated home. NICE!!! Cathedral ceiling, hickory wood ooring, granite counters. Cathedral ceiling, hickory wood ooring, granite counters. Large pantry, stainless appliances, 42 cabinets in kitchen. Large pantry, stainless appliances, 42 cabinets in kitchen. Impact doors/windows. Two car garage with lots of storage. Impact doors/windows. Two car garage with lots of storage. Enjoy water view from deck. Huge lot! New sod/landscape. Enjoy water view from deck. Huge lot! New sod/landscape. $579,000 $579,0009319 Kincaid Court 2 BR/1 BA clean & fully equipped unit. 2 BR/1 BA clean & fully equipped unit. Overlooks direct access salt water canal. Overlooks direct access salt water canal. Beautifully landscaped. Weekly rentals. Beautifully landscaped. Weekly rentals. Only minutes to the Gulf by bike or boat. Only minutes to the Gulf by bike or boat. Boat dockage available to owners. Boat dockage available to owners. $249,000 $249,000Tennis Place C-35 4 BR/3 BA in nice, private community. 4 BR/3 BA in nice, private community. Beautifully furnished two story home. Beautifully furnished two story home. Lg master suite with sitting area/ replace. Lg master suite with sitting area/ replace. Open porches, lanai & covered parking. Open porches, lanai & covered parking. Comm. pool/tennis. Near beach/marina... Comm. pool/tennis. Near beach/marina... $729,000 $729,000557 N. Yachtsman Build your Sanibel Dream Home. Build your Sanibel Dream Home. Convenient mid-island Residential location. Convenient mid-island Residential location. Natural parcel with 1-1/2 acres of privacy. Natural parcel with 1-1/2 acres of privacy. Tarpon Bay Parcel includes Lots 1-6, Lots 17-20. Tarpon Bay Parcel includes Lots 1-6, Lots 17-20. Steps to shopping, restaurants, Baileys market. Steps to shopping, restaurants, Baileys market. $250,000 $250,000Tarpon Bay Road Gorgeous renovation! 4BR/3BA on West Gulf Dr. Gorgeous renovation! 4BR/3BA on West Gulf Dr. Gourmet kitchen, S/S appliances, 42 cabinets. Gourmet kitchen, S/S appliances, 42 cabinets. New baths, granite/quartz counters, Birch wood oors. New baths, granite/quartz counters, Birch wood oors. 10 ceilings, impact glass, new elevator, replace. 10 ceilings, impact glass, new elevator, replace. Lg, pool on approx. 1 acre parcel across from the beach. Lg, pool on approx. 1 acre parcel across from the beach. $2,595,000 $2,595,0004203 Dingman Dr. 3BR/2BA Old Floridastyle in Las Tiendas. 3BR/2BA Old Floridastyle in Las Tiendas. Remodeled kitchen w/stainless appliances. Remodeled kitchen w/stainless appliances. Bright, open w/vaulted ceilings throughout. Bright, open w/vaulted ceilings throughout. Wood ooring. Enclosed lanai/heated pool. Wood ooring. Enclosed lanai/heated pool. Near beach, bay, shopping, restaurants... Near beach, bay, shopping, restaurants... $599,000 $599,000476 Las Tiendas Nice 3BR/2BA lake front, elevated pool home. Nice 3BR/2BA lake front, elevated pool home. Enjoy gorgeous water views and nightly sunsets. Enjoy gorgeous water views and nightly sunsets. Lg great room w/vaulted ceiling...opens to lanai. Lg great room w/vaulted ceiling...opens to lanai. Beautifully furnished. Large enclosed pool/lanai. Beautifully furnished. Large enclosed pool/lanai. Great location... only a short walk to the beach Great location... only a short walk to the beach . $629,000 $629,000673 East Rocks SHORT SALEWWW.SANIBELISLANDWATERFRONTREALESTATE.COM From page 27Art Walk Opening for G3: The art of three generations of the Lamers family. This exhibit will showcase the art of (dad) Ken Lamers, daughter Shell Lamers Redfern, son Mark Lamers, son Michael Paul (with daughters Mandalin and Jennifer), son Marty Lamers, son Kent Lamers and son Kevin Lamers (along with wife Angi and their children Macy and Sawyer). Each member of the family will present works at the August show. There will be a vast variety of music and art, as well as delicious hors doeuvres and desserts by Mary Lamers. Space 39 Gallery Group art show. UNIT A Contemporary Art Space Exhibit showcasing new 2012 works and live jazz performed by Matthew Hembling. Always a collectors item, new Art Walk buttons will be available at galleries that night. Art Walk has its own T-shirt (in red or black). Shirts are available for a $12 donation at the IberiaBank info center during Art Walk. A map of Art Walk, showing Art Walk partner locations and parking, will be distributed by participating galleries. For more information on Art Walk, participating galleries and links to gallery websites, visit www.fortmyersartwalk.com. For event information, call 1-855-RDA-EVENTS. The Crossroads Quartet To Perform Final Concert In Summer Music SeriesThe Crossroads Quartet will close out Shell Point Retirement Communitys 2012 Summer Music Series on Saturday, August 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are still available for the general public, priced at $15 each. The summer concert series has been an extremely popular opportunity for southwest Floridians who are year round residents, said Dawn Boren, director of resident life. The Crossroads Quartet performed in this series last year, and were such a hit, that we knew we had to bring them back. The Crossroads Quartet is a world championship a cappella quartet made up of four versatile award winning vocalists. Though steeped in the traditional barbershop harmony, Crossroads sings a wide variety of musical styles including vocal jazz, blues, gospel, pop classics and standards from the Great American Songbook. Crossroads was formed when four friends from four different states and four different international champion quartets came together to make a brand new sound. They were crowned as the 2009 Barbershop Harmony Societys International Championship Quartet. Tickets are currently on sale for $15 each. To purchase tickets, visit www.shellpoint.org/concerts. For additional information about the concert series, call 4542067. International Quartet Champion The Crossroads Quartet English Country Dance LessonsLearn the social dances of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries at Wa-ke Hatchee Recreation Center. Classes are held on Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., year-round. Lessons are free after one-time payment of $10, which covers lifetime membership to the center. Dress is casual and partners are not necessary. Wear flat shoes with non-slip soles. Beginners are welcome. Contact Gillian Carney at 603-9828 to sign up or email fortmyersdancers@ hotmail.com Wa-ke Hatchee Recreation Center is at 16760 Bass Road, Fort Myers. COMFORT BY DESIGN(239) 395-0666 1-800-454-3008Sanibel Island 1640 Periwinkle Way in Limetree Across from the Bank of the Islands SALE IN PROGRESS


34 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 Around The Islands With AnnePull Up A Chair At Pinocchios; Nannys Summer Sale Is On; Island Paws Has Your Dog Breedby Anne MitchellCustomers who already enjoy Pinocchios Homemade Italian Ice Cream can now kick back and have ice cream or a cool drink in comfort thanks to the new outdoor seating. The owners have added brightly colored Adirondack-style chairs and small tables to the covered deck, where earlier this week the Wilson family from Dorsey, Illinois sampled their first taste of the frozen dessert. These chairs are comfortable, said 11-year-old Andrew. His mother, Theresa Wilson, said a friend who was on Sanibel two weeks ago told her Pinocchios was a must-visit so they stopped during their bike ride for four ice creams. Pinocchios and its sister store, Gepettos Beach Foodies, are located at 362 Periwinkle Way on Sanibels east end, phone 472-6566. Show your love of the island by sporting an I (HEART) Sanibel sticker on your vehicle. These decals are printed in green to indicate that 70 percent of the island is conservation lands. When you peel off the backing, underneath is information about Sanibel. The stickers are available from Baileys General Store, Jerrys Foods, MacIntosh Books, Sanibel Recreation Center, Suncatchers Dream and Tuttles Sea Horse Shop. Speaking of stickers, you can also display your favorite dog breed on your vehicle. Choose from a huge selection at Island Paws that proclaim, for example, My Cocker Spaniel (Loves) Sanibel Island. Just about every popular dog breed is represented. Also depicting dog breeds is a collection of canvas totes. There are also large decorative signs perhaps for your deck, patio or bar from the Top Dog Inn, where beerhounds of many stripes are said to be welcome. Island Paws may have a lot of fun stuff, but the owners take proper nutrition very seriously and as a customer, I know they research foods before they put them on the shelves. There are many choices of cereal-free, organic foods for dogs and cats, many with meats such as bison, venison, salmon and duck. There is also a selection in the freezer of raw foods, which are growing in popularity. Youll also find nutrition supplements items such as glucosamine and chondroitin, which has worked wonders on my 12-year-old dogs creaky joints, and organic coconut oil for healing. Instead of giving your dog drugs for anxiety, try the Thunder Shirts that claim to help with fear of noises, car rides, leash pulling and other issues. Island Paws is in the Old House Shops at 630, Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel, phone 395-1464. Nannys childrens boutique is having its summer sale, offering 30 to 50 percent off this seasons merchandise as the new fall collections start arriving. The sale includes clothing, swimwear and shoes. Hurry in, because owner Jan Gabrielson is closing August 11 through September 7. And when she returns, she has big plans for the old-style cottage that houses the store. I am turning one entire room into a book room, she said. Also, I will have an infants boutique in the back room. Meanwhile, there are lots of cute childrens items in the store from ballet slippers to purses to T-shirts and dresses, watches, sun hats and toddlers swim shorts with built-in diaper. Also check out the early fall arrivals for boys and girls. Nannys is in Sanibel Square, 2340 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-0304. Dine at The Old Captiva House at Tween Waters Inn Sunday through Thursday and receive a free bottle of house wine (one per two entrees) or a free dessert with your meal. For reservations, call 472-5161 ext. 421. Sister restaurant The Crows Nest, also at Tween Waters Inn, offers a prime rib special for two on Tuesdays for $29.95, surf and turf on Wednesdays for $24.95, a fish fry on Fridays for $17.95, and barbecue Sunday for $17.75. Play a round of golf at Beachview Golf & Tennis Club for a special price of $40 before 3 p.m. Play after 3 p.m. and its $35. Just present the advertisement from the Island Sun. Call 472-2626 for more information. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn will feature The Sand Fleas on Friday and Saturday August 3 and 4, and Taylor Stokes on Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Crab races are Mondays and Thursdays. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 472-5161. Traditions on the Beach at the Island Inn has live entertainment most nights. This weeks lineup includes: Friday, dancing to Joe McCormick and singer Barbara Smith; Saturday, Joe McCormick and singer Marvilla Marzan; Wednesday and Thursday, dancing to Joe McCormick with popular favorites and smooth vocal stylings, R&B, jazz and pop. Traditions is at 3111 West Gulf Drive, phone 4724559. Sweet Melissas Caf features Michael David playing light acoustic background music Wednesday through Saturday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sweet Melissas is at 1625 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 472-1956. George & Wendys Sanibel Seafood Grille has live entertainmentcontinued on page 38 Michael Wilson, 6, from Dorsey, Illinois, eats mango ice cream while sitting on one of the new chairs outside Pinocchios Homemade Italian Ice Cream My Shih Tsu (LOVES) Sanibel Island (other breeds available) at Island Paws Cocker spaniel and other breeds adorn these roomy totes at Island Paws 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. Junior aviator-style outfit is one of the fall arrivals at Nannys childrens boutique Comfortable girls threepiece beach theme hoody set from Nannys A fall outfit, complete with hat and purse, from Nannys


35 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 New Book Celebrates Historical Notables From Fort Myers PastThe recently released Legendary Locals of Fort Myers by local historian Gerri Reaves showcases the contributions, antics, and lives of Fort Myers residents from the days of the Seminole Wars to the present. Featuring approximately 150 photographs, most of them historic, the book examines the lives of a broad spectrum of local personalities, from respectable entrepreneurs and educators, to celebrities and scoundrels, to artists and community activists. As author Gerri Reaves says, They mirror the lives of us all. Reaves has written The River Weekly News s feature Historic Downtown Fort Myers, Then & Now since 2004. That feature, as well as her first book from Arcadia Press, Fort Myers, Then & Now, focuses on place. In this book, however, she puts the focus on the people who built and inhabited the historical places she loves to explore and write about. Some businesses and organizations founded by these legendary locals still exist, and some families, such as the Hansons and Hendrys, are notable for having shaped the town from its days as a mere settlement to the present. Long-time residents will recognize beloved figures such as swim coach Wes Nott, pioneer teacher Nell Gould, author and controversial mayor Florence Fritz, and music legend Billy Nalle. Several influential organizations, such as the historic Fort Myers Concert Band, the Fort Myers Little Theatre and the Fort Myers Womans Community Club, are featured as well. Also honored are contemporary creative artists Kat Epple, Marcus Jansen and others, who make Fort Myers the special place it is. Reaves says she hopes the work will introduce readers to people seldom if ever mentioned in the history books but who nevertheless are significant, if only for having an abiding decency, a willingness to suffer consequences for taking a stand, or for surviving a difficult life with self-respect and kindness to others. Gerri Reaves is a columnist for the Island Sun and River Weekly. Legendary Locals of Fort Myers is available from most book outlets, from arcadiapublishing.com and from the author. Charles Hyde Stebbins was one of 45 electors who voted to incorporate Fort Myers in 1885. He died in 1888 from a Civil War wound incurred in the Battle at Fort Myers while fighting for the Confederates and was the first person buried in the Fort Myers cemetery photo courtesy of the State Archives of Florida Isabella Rasi 239-246-47161101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044 ENGEL & VLKERS Excellence in Real Estate A step above! International Client Base 600 Shops Worldwide Multi-Lingual Staff Your success is my aim. 9100 College Pointe Ct., Fort M y ers, FL 33919 www. sbs hl a w. co m | 2 39 33 4-1141SHEPPARD, BRETT, STEWART, HERSCH, KINSEY & HILL P.A.Attorneys at Law Craig R. Hersch|Attorney, CPA Florida Bar Board Certied, Wills, Trusts, & Estates Island Sun Will Power Columnist In which state should you choose to base your estate plan? Free Florida Estate Planni ng Guide PliGid e C C a a l l l l 2 2 3 3 9 9 3 3 3 3 4 4 1 1 1 1 4 4 1 1 o o r r v v i i s s i i t t w w w w w w s s b b s s h h l l a a w w c c o o m m ATTENTION! Dual State Residents The WRONG answer could cost you thousands... or millions!


36 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 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 M.S.T. 239-472-2626www.beachviewgolfclub.com (Visit our website for weekly specials) GOLF$40 before 3 pm $35 after 3 pmRates expire 8/14/12. Must present ad PGA TipsCurving Golf Shots On Purposeby Matt Oakley, PGA Golf ProfessionalSometimes we find ourselves in situations on the golf course where we want to intentionally curve our next shot. This may be out of necessity to avoid an obstacle, like a tree or it may be to avoid a hazard like water. The goal is to have the shot move the way we want to move. Here is a simple technique to try the next time you are hitting practice balls: 1. Set your feet to be aimed where you want the ball to start flying (if we want the shot to start right and curve left, this should be well right of the target and vice-versa for a left to right shot). 2. Set your clubface to be aimed where you want your ball to finish (on the right to left shot, this will look extremely closed to the line of your feet; on the left to right shot, it will look quite open). 3. Use your normal swing along the line of your feet and the ball will start flying where your feet are aimed and curve back towards the target. Additional advice If you are hitting a right to left shot, you may not need as much club as normal for the distance. And for the left to right shot, you may need more club than normal for the distance of the shot. With just a little practice, this technique will have you in control of your golf ball and playing like the pros in no time. 18th Annual Gold Ribbon Classic Golf TournamentCandlelighters of Southwest Florida, Inc. will present the 18th Annual Gold Ribbon Classic Golf Tournament to be held on Saturday, September 15 at The Bonita Bay Club East, 3700 Wildwood Boulevard in Naples. This is the charities major fundraiser which provides the necessary dollars to support local children with cancer or blood disorders. The children and their families are able to attend free of charge special events and family activities which are organized by the Candlelighters. Many of these events they may otherwise be unable to afford but are so important in giving them added support throughout their childs diagnosis. The Candlelighters golf tournament is open to the public, we are currently seeking various levels of sponsorship, whichcontinued on page 44 1. Richie Sexson (2001-03) and Prince Fielder (2007-09). 2. Baltimores Scott Erickson had 11 in 1998. 3. Oakland beat the Dolphins Sept. 23, 1973. 4. UConn (2011) and the University of Florida (2006). 5. Paul Coffey. 6. Norways skiers won in 1924, and 7. It was 2000. ANSWERS SPORTS QUIZ 1. In 2010, Ryan Braun became the third Milwaukee Brewer to have three consecutive 100-RBI seasons. Name the first two. 2. Who was the last A.L. pitcher before Tampa Bays James Shields in 2011 to have at least 11 complete games in a season? 3. Which NFL team ended the 1972 Miami Dolphins 18-game winning streak the next season? 4. In 2012, the Kentucky Wildcats mens basketball team set an NCAA title game record with 11 blocked shots. Which schools had held the mark? 5. Bobby Orr is the only NHL player to top other defensemen in scoring by more than 20 points in a season six times. Who else did it five times? 6. The first four gold medal winners in the mens Nordic combined at the Winter Olympics were from what country? 7. When was the last time before 2011 that a U.S. team won golfs World Cup? Florida Black Bear Tour T-Shirt Still Available At Sanibel Rec CenterPreserve the memory of the once in a lifetime presence of the Florida black bear on Sanibel by purchasing a limited edition Florida Black Bear, Sanibel Tour 2012 T-shirt. Available exclusively at the Sanibel Recreation Center, 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road, the shirts are only $15 for adult sizes, available in white or sky blue. All proceeds support City of Sanibels youth recreation programming. They accept phone orders and credit cards, and they will ship T-shirts, too. For more information, call the Sanibel Recreation Center at 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. Front and back images of the T-shirt


37 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 TIFs 2012 Charity Classic Pro-Am Golf TournamentThe Immokalee Foundation will hold its 2012 Charity Classic Pro-Am golf tournament at Bay Colony Golf Club in Naples on Monday, November 12. The seventh annual fundraising event will pair two dozen of the worlds greatest golfers with Naples most philanthropic players. Mark Lye, PGA Tour professional and Golf Channel analyst, has once again recruited professionals from the LPGA, PGA Tour, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour. To date, the lineup includes golfing greats Steve Flesch, Brian Gay, Briny Baird, Chip Beck, Russ Cochran, Andy Bean, George McNeil and Peter Jacobsen. Co-chairing the event are Kevin Johnson of Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management and Harry Debes, retired software executive. This tournament is about making a difference in a childs future, said Johnson. Building pathways to success for hundreds of students in The Immokalee Foundation programs while enjoying a great day of golf is a win-win for everyone. The exclusive event is slated to include only 24 foursomes, plus pros. The benefit tournament begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and golf demonstrations, followed by a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. The scramble format pairs players with a different pro for each nine holes. The awards luncheon will be held immediately following the tournament. Entry fees begin at $5,000. All ProAm golfers will receive tickets to the highly acclaimed 2012 Charity Classic Celebration dinner and auction on Friday, November 16 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. The event will benefit the foundations educational programs including Take Stock in Children Immokalee program, Career Development, College Success, Direct Scholarships, The First Tee of Naples/Collier Program in Immokalee, Immokalee Readers and Community Collaborative Efforts. With the continued generosity of TIF benefactors, sponsors and participants, TIF is able to expand programs and help more children of Immokalee, said Debes. Sponsorships are available for as little as $500 with endless possibilities to make a difference in the lives of many TIF students. Presenting sponsor for the 2012 Charity Classic Celebration and Pro-Am is Kevin Johnson and Wayne Meland with Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management. Additional sponsors are Fifth Third Bank, founding sponsor; and GE Foundation, corporate matching sponsor. Hope Society sponsor is Arthrex. The Empowerment Circle sponsor is Kelly Tractor/CAT. Naples Illustrated is the corporate media sponsor. The Education Circle sponsor is Jaguar of Naples and Porsche of Naples. Last years Charity Classic Celebration and Pro-Am raised a combined total of approximately $1.6 million to fund the foundations educational programs for the children of Immokalee. To learn more about volunteering as a mentor or for additional information, call 430-9122 or visit www.immokaleefoundation.org. From left, Johnnie Gonzales, Erial Perez, Charity Gonzales, Mark Lye, Alex Galvan, Gerardo Lugo and David Turrubiartez Colony Resort 1-bedroom near-beach condo in need of a little TLC, but with this view & steps to the beach access, nightly rentals too $149K 2242 Periwinkle Way, Suite 3 in Sanibel Square 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 SanibelSusan.com Its a terrific time to buy at Sundial Resort, call for details; #I-101 club suite is a top income producer in the on-site rental program $349.9K 4 bedrm (or 3 bedrm with den) near-beach canal-front onelevel home with raised pool, dock, new impact glass, metal roof, & studio $899K West-facing lot with sunset views in Sanibel Rivers Estates with this community deeded beach access just steps away, at end of the street $179K Over 1/2 acre on Limpet Dr with patio dock & this wide view of intersecting directdeep-water-access canals, beach access too $899K Oversized lot in Sanibel Bayous on Umbrella Pool Rd cul-de-sac, with this beach nearby, just over Clam Bayou to Bowmans Beach $449K Single-family home lot with southern exposure on natural side of Sand Castle Rd in golf & tennis community with beach path $299K One of the last undeveloped parcels in Island Woods, small mid-island natural community of newer olde-Florida-style homes, share pool/tennis $249K Consistently earning $40-45K annually, this gulf-front Sandalfoot 2-bedroom walkout also enjoys one of the lowest condo fees on the island $699K Beach-front remodeled decorator-appointed Compass Point 2 bedroom plus den, wellestablished vacation rental with future bookings $899K 3-bedrm 2-1/2 bath updated 1/2-duplex townhome in The Dunes golf & tennis community, short walk or bike ride to beach access $324.9K Buying or selling, call the team that specializes in real estate on Sanibel & Captiva Islands, The SanibelSusan Team! Read our weekly island real estate blog at SanibelSusan.wordpress.com


38 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 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 Island Inn Named Silver Sponsor Of 10K Race 4 FISHFISH (Friends In Service Here) of Sanibel announced that the historic Island Inn has chosen to become a Silver Sponsor of the 2012 FISH 10K Race. This will be the first time that Island Inn has taken a sponsorship in the race, which will take place on Saturday, October 13, starting and ending at The Community House on Sanibel. We are always excited to welcome new sponsors to our 10K Race 4 FISH, which is our major fundraising event, said Bill Fellows, president of FISH. We are pleased that Island Inn has chosen to become a Silver Sponsor this year. We thank them for their invaluable support. The Island Inn is the most established resort on the island, built in 1895. They offer beachfront accommodations, modern amenities, a pool as well as an onsite restaurant and bar, Traditions on the Beach. We are proud to be a sponsor of the 10K Race 4 FISH, said Chris Davison, general manager of the Island Inn. We hope to provide rest, relaxation and a place to carb up for the runners and supporters of this great cause. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. at The Community House, and will once again follow a marked 10K circuit around the island, returning to The Community House for the finish line. There will also be a trade fair, which is aimed at the runners, their families and friends, as well as refreshment tables and water stations around the island for runners. The 10K Race 4 FISH is being held in conjunction with the Fort Myers Track Club and is expected to attract more than 500 runners this year. Over 40 island businesses and organizations sponsored the race in 2011, and more than 120 people volunteered to support and execute a great event. For more information, visit www.fishofsanibel.com. View of the Island Inn from the gulfside entrance to Traditions on the BeachFrom page 34Around Islandsas follows: Friday, Anthony Wayne; Wednesday, Bill Metts, folk guitar; and Thursday, Karaoke. The restaurant is at 2499 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 395-1263. The Jacaranda has entertainment nightly from 7 to 11 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, various artists are featured. On Sunday, its Jamaica Dave & Co., reggae and dance; Monday, Renata, jazz, contemporary music and dance; Tuesday, Steve Scooter Reynolds, accoustic guitar, contemporary music and dance; Wednesday, Buckeye Ken, contemporary, Top 40 and blues; Thursday, 2 Hot, contemporary, reggae and dance. The Jacaranda is at 1223 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-1771. Traders Store & Cafe 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. The Mucky Duck on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, features music by Mark Dupuy on Mondays; Rich Lancaster, Wednesdays; Gene Federico, Thursdays and Saturdays; and Buckeye Ken, Fridays. The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way has live entertainment on Friday with Dan Confrey; Saturday, Diana Lynn; and Sunday, Buckeye Ken. Phone 472-0606. RC Otters, 11506 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, has live music daily with dining inside and out, phone 395-1142. Keylime Bistro features live music days and nights seven days a week. New to the lineup is Ken Limeri playing jazz sax from 6 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday. The bistro is at 11509 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, phone 395-4000. Restaurant owners/managers, please e-mail or fax your entertainment schedule to Anne Mitchell at islandsuncity@aol.com or 395-2299. PAWS PetsLuna and Narciss were found in an abandoned, hot car together. They have been neutered and spayed and given all of their shots. Now, they are ready for their new home. PAWS volunteers would love to see them get adopted together because they sleep, play and eat together in their foster home, which is too full at the moment. Luna is a female with tan coat with darker brown tips. Narciss is a male with charcoal gray and white markings. They are both approximately 1 year old. If you can help, call Tabitha at 633-1574 or John at 633-1313. Narciss and Luna To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


39 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 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. #CPC1457804STORE HOURS: M-F 9-4 SAT 10-1 SERVICE: MON-SAT 8-5 Stop by our store in Anchor Point 1633 Periwinkle Way Olympic-Type Professional Womens Golf Coming Here This Year In Unique Season-Ending Tournamentby Ed FrankWhile the world is focused on the Summer Olympic Games, let us digress from London to Naples to report on an Olympic-type event in womens golf that will be held here in November. The worlds best women golfers will compete November 15 to 18 at TwinEagles in North Naples the first time in more than a decade that an LPGA tournament has been held in Southwest Florida. The field for the prestigious event, with a $1.5 million purse, will include the top three finishers from each official LPGA tournament on the 2012 tour. Known as the CME Group Titleholders, the tournament succeeds the former LPGA Tour Championship that was played in 2009 and 2010. The Titleholders debuted last year in Orlando, but has moved here on a permanent basis. CME Group is a financial securities corporation based in Chicago. While there are 11 official LPGA tournaments remaining this year, the following is just a partial list of women champions who already have qualified for this seasonending event: Stacy Lewis, Brittany Lincicome, Yani Tseng, Angela Standford, Hee Young Park, Se Ri Pak, Amy Yang, Cristie Kerr, Lexi Thompson, Karrie Webb, Morgan Pressel, Vicky Hurst, Katherine Hull, Suzann Pettersen, Brittany Lang and Natalie Gulbis. All told, 45 women have qualified from the 15 official 2012 LPGA tournaments that have been played to date. The 2011 winner, Hee Young Park of South Korea, will return to defend her title as she qualified early in the year as the second qualifier at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup in March. Her first-place prize last year was $500,000, one-third of the purse. The CME Group Titleholders adds to the rich tradition of professional golf in Southwest Florida which has been the home of Greg Normans Shark Shootout and the Champions Tours Ace Group Classic for many years. If interested, there are many volunteer opportunities available for this new event by calling Kyler OShea at 300-2232 or by e-mail at kyler.oshea@octagon.com. Miracle Win Seven Of 10, Move Toward First Place The Fort Myers Miracle baseball team picked the right time to play winning baseball having won seven of their last 10 games through Monday of this week, including an 11-3 thumping of the Brevard County Manatees on Monday night. The hot streak moved the Miracle to within one game of first-place in the Florida State League South Division. On the road this weekend, the local baseball team returns to Hammond Stadium next Tuesday to begin a six-game home stand against the Jupiter Hammerheads and St. Lucie Mets. BUSTERS CAUSE! BUSTERS CAUSE!to bene t THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECTSaturday, August 25thBeachview Golf Course and Busters Sports Tavern (8:30 am shotgun 4-person scramble) (2-CL)Golf Tournamentfeaturing a 2013 Ford Mustang Convertible valued at $25,000, for a Hole-In-One, prizes on all four Par 3s, longest drive, closest to the pin, straightest drive, a Putting Contest & prizes for the Top Three Teams! $75 per person $300 per foursome (includes Pig Roast)SIGN UP NOWBusters Sports Tavern239-466-4144Beachview Golf Club239-472-2626Pig RoastFollowing the tournament, at Busters Sports Tavern, featuring Pulled Pork, BBQ Ribs, BBQ Chicken, Beef Ribs, Carved Beef Brisket, Corn on the Cob, Cowboy Beans, Potato Salad & Cole Slaw.Cost $12 per person All-U-Can-EatAnd to Round Out the Day Entertainment starting at 2:00 pm with Lady Ks Karaoke, then Barry Lawrence from 4:00-6:00 pm, Colton James from 6:00-8:00 pm and DJ Bubba from 8:00 pm-close, silent auction, bean bag toss, Gulf Shore Mustang Club, bikes, raf es & Much, Much, More! 1800 Boy Scout Drive Fort Myers, Florida (239) 936-2193 www.samgallowayford.com RAFFLES! RAFFLES! Silent Silent Auction! Auction! Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com Labor Day Doubles Tennis ChampionshipsThe Beachview Golf & Tennis Club is set to host the 1st annual Labor Day Doubles Tennis Championships, to be held September 1, 2 and 3 on the clubs clay tennis courts. Events include mens and womens doubles for all ability levels. In addition to the regular tournament, a consolation event will be held so all entrants can play at least two matches. Players will compete for gift certificates to be awarded to all finalists. The entry fee is $30 per person and includes a Beachview embroidered logo hand towel, complimentary beverages and snacks throughout the weekend. A players party will be held on Saturday, September 1 at the Bistro at Beachview Restaurant. Deadline for entry is August 29 at 5 p.m. For more information or to enter, call Beachview Tennis Club at 472-9099. Toni Halski is the tournament director. From page 21Center 4 Lifeluggage, collectibles, toys, linens (bedspreads, drapes, table cloths), small appliances (blenders, mixers, coffee pots). Please, no clothes, shoes, computers, printers or TVs. Call Mary Ann Gilhooley at 472-3565 for more information. Call the center at 472-5743 for further details on all programs.


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201240 From page 1New Fire Stationbuilding will provide space to separate these uses while providing a measure of privacy for studying and related activities. For the first time, walk-in patients will be treated in a specially designated and equipped treatment room greatly enhancing their privacy and care. Space for fire and rescue equipment and medical supplies will be enlarged with much needed storage space. The current structure does not have adequate ventilation for diesel and engine exhaust and a new modern ventilation system will be added. Remembering Hurricane Charley, the new structure will be built to withstand a major hurricane. It will be designed to serve as the main headquarters for a Disaster Unified Command team and subsequent recovery activities. During construction, personnel and equipment will be temporarily located off-site, but nearby. Rest assured that the Captiva Fire District will make every effort to design and build a long-lasting station in keeping with Captivas unique surroundings, and will keep you, our customers and neighbors, well informed. To tour our current facility, simply give us a call and stop by the station. Our phone number is 472-9494. The meeting/dining room at the current facilitySummer Camp Fun For Little OnesThe Childrens Education Center of the Islands Summer Camp celebrated a week with All Those Animals. The children put on an animal puppet show, brought in photos of their pets and learned about jungle animals. The week themed Under the Big Top was a huge success with Robbie the Ringmaster and his Magic Show. The children dressed up as members of the circus, complete with a strongman and acrobats. For the week of July 4, the kids participated in Field Day Olympics and were in the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Independence Day parade. Every Thursday and Friday, the children had fun during water day at the school. They played with misters, buckets and lots and lots of water. Each week was a new experience with lots of imagination and creativity for all the little ones to enjoy. Circus Day Beachview Golf Scramble ResultsThe winners of the Beachview Friday Scramble on July 20 were Brian and Becky Skog, Ank Malechea and Dave. Becky Skog also won the Timbers/Sanibel Grills closest to the pin prize. Taking the top prize in Beachviews Friday Scramble on July 27 was the team of Blake Joiner, Brian Cooper, Matt Slavoski and Mike Slavoski. Everyone had a shot at the Timbers/Sanibel Grill closest to the pin, and Mike Slavoski had the closest shot of the night.Also, congratulations to Maxine Shevlin on winning Beachview GCs second shootout of the season. Maxine outlasted nine other competitors (all men) to take the top spot. Brian and Becky Skog with Ank Malechea and Dave Blake Joiner, Brian Cooper, Matt Slavoski and Mike Slavoski Maxine Shevlin 239.994.7975 2 3 9 9 9 4 7 9 7 5 T rac y Walters R E A LT OR We se l l an d some o f t he RET R ET ET ET S S th e Is la nd s ha ve t o of fe r! www.sanibelcaptivaproperties.com 20+ Years in Sanibel/Captiva Real Estate Sales! 1149 1 1 49 49 L 33957 9 5 7 arlos Bay B a y D D rive r i v e G roun d l eve l com pl ete ly remo d e l e d 3 / 2 h ome on wi d e cana l $2,195,000 $ 2 1 9 5 0 0 0 TIV A VA properties.com properties.com p ro ro p e rt rt i e s c o m Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


1149 Periwinkle Way 239/472-0176 fax 239/472-0350 11526 Andy Rosse Lane 239/472-1270 fax 239-472-1268 11509 Andy Rosse Lane 239/472-1395www.jnaislandrealestate.com 6190 HENDERSON RD.With almost 380 feet of unobstructed waterfront this property is as unique as they come. This is a corner property with bayou on the front and canal on the side, new wood seawall and dock and direct boating access..Near the Sanctuary golf course and Captiva. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has been recently renovated. Wake up every morning with the dolphins, manatee and otters that use Dinkins Bayou as their playground and end every day with unsurpassed sunsets. Offered for $1,399,000. Contact Lorretta Geiger 239/980-2298 OLD PELICAN BAYAppreciate being in touch with native surroundings. This well maintained waterfront lot has many enhancements including fill, dock and manicured trees. An opportunity to purchase an undeveloped home site with such unrivalled views! Explore the potential of building your own custom home at this truly exceptional location within a quaint gated community. The impressive waterfront community offers direct access to the Gulf of Mexico and privacy overlooking preserve on this Cul de sac road. Survey available upon request. SELLER FINANCING option upon mutually agreed terms and conditions. Offered for $319,500 Contact LeAne Taylor Suarez 239/872-1632. BEAUTIFUL BUILDERS PERSONAL CUSTOM HOMEWaterfront, designed with only the finest appointments, includes gourmet kitchen, family room fireplace, custom shelving, detailed woodwork and ceiling work throughout. Outdoor kitchen with magnificent pool area. Boat lift, garage holds up to 10 cars. Superb workmanship, MUST SEE! Offered for $1,995, 000. Contact Ralph Galietti 239/826-5897 or Cathy Galietti 239/826-5807.2621 SAN CAP RD.This adorable 3 bedroom 2 bath Florida cottage makes for the perfect island retreat. Great location in Sanibel Gardens near shopping and restaurants. Offered for $284,900. Contact Nancy Finch 239/822-7825 SOUTH SEAS BAYSIDE VILLASWelcome to the Islands! This bay front condominium located in South Seas Island Resort. Renovated and updated, waterfront views With the investors or vacation home in mind, these condominiums offer a great rental income. The waters edge Bayside Villa communityhas under building parking, pool, spa, bbqs along with separate storage lockers. #5134 Offered $274,900 1 bedroom/ 1 bath #4118 Offered $395,000 1 bedroom/ 2 bath #4301-02 Offered $635,000 3 bedroom/ 3 bath #5344 Offered $699,000 3 bedroom/3 bath Contact LeAne Taylor Suarez 239/872-1632 COPACETIC ESTATE IS CAPTIVA LIFE AT ITS FINESTThe 4 Bedroom 6 Bath Main house is both spacious and elegant yet the mood is tranquil and comforting. The top Floor Master Suite with expansive views of the Bay consists of a Master Bedroom, sizeable Private Office, separate Exercise or Training Room and 2 full baths. Main floor living area includes 3 additional oversize Bedrooms 3 Baths, Livingroom with Fireplace, Formal Dining, large open Kitchen, oversize laundry, and screened porch overlooking the pool, outside entertainment area, roomy back yard, boat dock and Bay. Your company will never want to leave when they step into the Picture Perfect 4 Bedroom 3 Bath Guest House surrounded in lush tropical landscaping, its own Private Pool and Gazebo, wrap around decks and easy private beach access. Both Homes Furnished! So much more to see and enjoy! Offered for $3,995,000. Contact George Kohlbrenner 239/565-88053/4 ACRE ON CLAM BAYOUOutstanding Value, priced 30% less than the most recent Vacant Land Sale on the Bayou in Herons Landing. This is Not a Short Sale! located on a culde-sac in this popular community, offering a community boat dock, pristine tennis courts, pool and pool area with outdoor kitchen and deeded beach access. Develop the perfect homesite and create your own Gulf of Mexico views from this Bayou location and enjoy the tranquility of the Sanibel Lifestyle. Its Just Beautiful! Offered for $379,000 Contact Tracy Walters 239/994-7975 EXCLUSIVE RIVERFRONT ESTATE IN ST. CHARLES HARBOURCasual elegance describes this 5 bedroom, 6.5 bath home that offers 200 of unobstructed river views. One of the best floor plans youll find, giving you wonderful views from almost every room. Gourmet kitchen, Butlers pantry, 2 laundry rooms, fireplace and so much more. Very spacious pool area with outdoor kitchen plus pirvate fishing pier, 4 car plus garage. Includes a 34 slip in the central marina. Large property allows you to enjoy tremendous privacy. Offered for $3,277,900. Contact Nancy Finch 239/822-7825. Visit our newest of ce location at Sundial Beach Resort 1451 Middle Gulf Drive 239/472-1478Serving the Islands Since 1975 LIVE RIGHT ON THE BAY WITH A BEACH ACCESS DIRECTLY ACROSS THE STREETView encompasses a broad sweep of uninhabited, northern Sanibel Island and the broad channel leading out to Pine Island Sound. Landscaped grounds, gently curving driveway long enough for seclusion. Spacious 4 bedroom, 2 bath located on the upper level offering privacy from the newly renovated living & dining rooms; screen enclosed round tower looks out to the large private pool & beyond a private sunning patio & boat dock. Offered for $1,799,999. Contact LeAne Taylor Suarez 239/872-1632. BLIND PASS-This well established, desirable, well maintained Blind Pass condo is a must see! This unit is steps away from one of the best shelling locations and secluded beaches on the Islands. This unit has great rental income and has remodeled kitchens and bathrooms. Dont miss your opportunity with this one. Offered for $499,000. Contact Tracy Walters Mr. Listr 239/994-7975 or Connie Walters Ms. Listr at 239/841-4540. DIRECT DEEP WATER ACCESS!!!! This home is very well maintained. From the new solar heater for the pool to the freshly sealed driveway, the owners have made to many upgrades to list, come see them! Located on a quiet dead end street in the very highly regarded Savona area of Cape Coral, this home even has a small fenced in area off the pool cage for pets. Dont miss out on this great opportunity. Offered for $375,000 Contact Bob Berning 239/699-9597 REDUCED41 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 201242 School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, We are having first day of school jitters at my house my oldest child will be going to an all day kindergarten. What are some things we can do to keep things calm? Katie M., Fort Myers Beach Katie, School jitters happen to all of us at sometime or another. Its very normal. There are some things though that you can do to ease that nervousness, especially for a young kindergarten child. Before school starts: If your childs school does not have an orientation program, make an appointment to visit the school. Walk around the building and walk the route to your childs classroom. During your visit, take some pictures of your child at various places at the school and make your own book about going to school. Drive your childs bus route and point out places of interest along the way. A week or so before school starts, begin waking your child at the time he will need to wake up in order to go to school. This will help you know how much sleep your child will need so that he or she is rested for school. Adjust bedtime accordingly On the first day of school: Make sure your child has a healthy breakfast. He or she will need to pay attention to the teacher, not a hungry tummy. Give your child a picture of your family to keep in his desk or backpack. She or he can look at it whenever he feels lonely. Celebrate. Families should proudly celebrate the first day of kindergarten as an important passage in a childs life. If your child doesnt want to go to school: Be matter of fact. Let your child know that going to school is expected of them. Dont give in to pleading. As hard as it is, if you give in to your childs pleads not to go to school, it will make it that much harder for him to go next time. Dont repeatedly tell your children how much youre going to miss them when they go to school. This will only make it more difficult to separate from you. Most children are afraid of the unknown. Preparing your child beforehand will relieve many of their fears. Parent jitters: Try to keep your own anxiety in check. Children can often sense when their parents are upset and can become nervous themselves. Talk it out. If you are nervous about your child leaving the nest, talk with someone you trust a friend, your parents, a clergy member or a school employee. Nervousness is normal and the anxiety should subside in about a couple of weeks once your child feels comfortable in his new routine. I know that both of you will enjoy the kindergarten experience its great! Adapted from the Virginia Academy of School Psychologists, public service department 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. BP Claims Activity On The Islandsby Michael P. Miller, CPA, P.L.I just wanted to pass along my observations related to BP claims activity on Sanibel and Captiva. Ever since the recent class action lawsuit settlement with BP, there has been a renewed interest in filing claims among islanders. The process has been taken out of the hands of BP and is now being administered by court appointed vendors. This has streamlined the claims process and made claims filing much more predictable. I have been involved in preparing claims for condo associations that have rental programs and with individual unit owners. Although the documentation requirements are rather extensive, condo associations and individual unit owners have all been able to demonstrate economic damage as it is defined in the settlement agreement with BP. From our experience, claims seem to start at about $10,000 and move up from there. Results obviously vary based on individual circumstance. I would encourage associations with rental programs and owners to consider a claim. Since Sanibel and Captiva has been designated as Zone A community, BP has essentially admitted that the oil spill caused economic losses on our islands. In addition, Zone A claimants receive the highest payouts based on the approved claims formula. There is plenty of information out on the internet if your members have an interest. 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43 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference Last week I wrote how taxes under the new Health Care Reform Act (HCRA) otherwise known as ObamaCare, affects many. Today Im going to describe how this new law imposes harsh taxes to irrevocable trusts and estates of deceased persons who do not plan ahead. You may recall in last weeks column I reported that the HCRA imposes 3.8 percent surtax on modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) above $200,000 for individuals or $250,000 for married couples. For irrevocable trusts and estates, the trust income tax rate schedule is compressed as compared to individuals or married couples. Once irrevocable trusts and estates reach MAGI of only $12,000 then the surtax is imposed. But this surtax may be mitigated or even avoided with planning. You may wonder why there is such a large discrepancy between individual tax rates and those imposed on estates and irrevocable trusts. This is because the tax code favors trusts that do not accumulate income. When an irrevocable trust or an estate distributes all of its annual income to its beneficiaries, then the trust does not generally pay any income tax (or surtax). Instead, the income is added to the beneficiarys income to whom it was distributed. The beneficiary picks up the income on his or her own income tax return. If the beneficiary who receives a distribution from an estate or irrevocable trust does not have MAGI above the thresholds, then no surtax would be imposed. But when irrevocable trusts and estates accumulate income as opposed to distributing that income, then the irrevocable trust or estate reports that income as taxable and will generally pay income tax. That is where the HCRA surtax of 3.8% kicks in when the income that accumulated exceeds $12,000. Assume that Mike, an unmarried beneficiary of an irrevocable trust, is scheduled to receive a distribution in spring of 2013. If the distribution occurs in 2012, then it doesnt matter what Mikes MAGI is, there will be no surtax since the surtax isnt imposed until next year. If the distribution occurs in 2013, however, and if Mikes income exceeds $200,000, then the distribution will also create an additional surtax. Here, the trustee should consider accelerating the distribution this year (2012) or use the 65-day rule that allows a trust to treat a distribution of income that occurs in the first 65 days of 2013 to have occurred in 2012. Assume instead that in 2013 Mikes income is far less than $200,000 but instead the trust accumulates the income it earns rather than distributing it to Mike. Assume further that the trust income accumulated exceeds $12,000. Here there would be a surtax that could have been avoided had the income been distributed to Mike. Many trustees desire growth inside of the trusts they manage. So how do they accomplish this without being hit with a crippling 3.8 percent drag on their investment return? Here a little foresight can work to everyones advantage. Taxexempt bonds and tax-deferred annuities are two examples of investments that avoid the surtax while earning income. Unrealized gains are also not taxed until realized. So a growth strategy might be employed. Estates of deceased persons who own S corporation stock have special issues as well. You may already know that when a small business owner incorporates and files a Subchapter S election with the IRS, then the corporation does not pay any income tax at the corporate level. Instead, all of the corporations income is passed through to its owner who pays the income tax on his or her tax return. Without an S election, income earned by the corporation would be double taxed once when earned by the corporation as income and then again when distributed as a dividend to its owner. When an owner of an S corporation dies, however, there are special elections that the estate must make to continue the pass through treatment of the income rather than incurring tax at two levels. But theres a problem. Generally speaking, an irrevocable trust created from an estate of a deceased person will not qualify as a valid shareholder and will disqualify an S corporation from pass through tax treatment unless a Qualified Subchapter S Trust (QSST) election is made within a certain time period after the death of the S corporation owner. When that election is made becomes important for purposes of the surtax. Remember that individuals have higher thresholds before the imposition of the ObamaCare surtax ($200,000 or $250,000 versus $12,000). Until the QSST election is made, however, the estate recognizes the income thereby increasing the likelihood and amount of surtax. Once the QSST election is made, the income is treated as the beneficiarys and not the estate or trusts. Consequently, the QSST election should be made as soon as possible. There are other ObamaCare effects on irrevocable trusts and estates too numerous to squeeze into this column. I do want to take a moment to distinguish between revocable trusts and irrevocable trusts. Many of you who have revocable living trusts should not worry. While the grantor (owner) of the trust is alive, revocable living trusts are not treated the same way as irrevocable trusts and estates, because a revocable living trust is not a separate taxpayer apart from its grantor (owner). The bottom line is this, if you are a trustee or a beneficiary of an estate or an irrevocable trust, you may want to discuss the effects of the ObamaCare surtax with your legal, tax and financial advisors well before the end of this year. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerWhat The New Health Care Reform Law Means To Your Estateby Craig R. 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44 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 From page 36Gold Ribbon Classicinclude title sponsors, beverage carts, holes, golfers and other opportunities ranging from $100 to $10,000. Advance registration is required as there is limit on the number of players accepted. The $150 per golfer fee includes a round of golf on one of Floridas most prestigious golf courses, practice balls, goodie bags for each player, a buffet lunch and an awards presentation immediately following play. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. There are fun games on the course as well as a chance to win some great raffle prizes. A HoleIn-One Challenge is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Naples. In addition, you can help by furnishing the charity with gift certificates, gift items to be used for a raffle or gather up items for the golfers goodie bags, its a great way for your business to receive free advertisement and let the community know you care about the special needs of children living In Southwest Florida. To learn more about the charity or download information on the golf event, log on to www.CandlelightersSWFL.org or call 432-2223. e Law O ce ofJanet M. Strickland, P.A.24 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) CATS & DOGS Insurance Tip Close Those Shuttersby Marge MeekAnother ruling has come out from Citizens. If you have opening protection credits on your Citizens wind policy, you need to have all your shutters or other opening protection closed and secured during a tropical storm or hurricane. Some of us leave a window or door unprotected so the house watch person or pool company can get in, so be sure your service people are aware of this ruling as well. Effective September 1 for new policies and October 1 for renewal policies, failure to do so will result in a reduction in the amount of money Citizens will pay on your claim. Houses that have Class A opening protection, as shown on your mitigation report, are up to current 2002 codes. If a home isnt totally secured, a 15 percent penalty will be assessed on the amount of money paid by Citizens on your claim. If you have Class B basic protection, which means a house has all windows and doors secured, but not at as high a wind and impact rating, your claim will be reduced by nine percent. You can check the status on your Citizens wind policy. Find the matrix on the declaration page that shows all the credits you have been given and look under opening protection. Notification from Citizens will be in your next renewal of your wind insurance. The loss of payment doesnt apply to tenant or mobile-home policies or in case of a total loss. Marge Meek is a local SanibelCaptiva insurance agent, who can be reached at mmeek@rosierinsurance. com. Superior InteriorsHomey Home Office Spacesby Marcia FeeneyComputers and faxes and printers and modems oh my! To keep up with todays fastpaced lifestyles, many of us bring home our work. Having a special space set aside for our necessary equipment can bring on a multitude of design challenges. For some, the kitchen table is the perfect place to create your home office. For others, its important to have a space, set apart from the home activities, where you can get away and focus on the work at hand. Space just the right amount becomes your first priority. A room that doubles as a guest room and office might be the perfect place to begin creating your work space at home. Perhaps this rooms closet space could be reconfigured to allow for the necessary office equipment. By removing the shelves and clothes bar, youd be surprised how much additional office space you might uncover. And when you close those closet doors in the evening, your work is hidden from view. Many furniture manufacturers,carry beautiful office armoires that are large enough to house computers. And the beauty of these stately furniture pieces is that they, too, can be closed when work is through. Large units are available as well as space saving corner armoires. With a little creative space planning, you can come up with a workspace solution that doesnt revolve around your kitchen table. Marcia Feeney is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at marcia@decden.net. Cloudy Swimming Poolsby David LiebetrauThere are several common reasons why your pool can become cloudy. It can be a sign of early algae growth, poor circulation and/or filtration, insufficient maintenance practices, or an improper balance of chemicals. A cloudy pool is usually easy and quick to fix by going through the checklist of common causes, and correcting any issues that apply to your pool. Improper maintenance and chemical practices are frequent causes for a cloudy pool. It is important to brush your pool regularly, skim and vacuum out any debris, and scrub the tiles and scum line often. This will reduce the chance of algae blooms, and keep your pool free of contaminants. Also, dont forget to check your chemicals levels regularly. Chlorine, pH and alkalinity should be checked and adjusted weekly to maintain a proper chemical balance. We also recommend checking and adjusting your pools calcium hardness, stabilizer and phosphate levels at least once a month. Remember, when rainfall and bather load increases so does the need for sanitizer. If we are getting heavy rains, or you are hosting company, you will want to check your chlorine level more often. Another common cause for pool cloudiness is poor circulation and/or a lack of filtration. Check to see how long your pump is set to run. During the summer months, we recommend that your residential pump run roughly eight hours per day, or a minimum of one complete circulation of your pools water. This can be adjusted slightly depending on the size of your pool and pump. Make sure that your skimmer basket and pump basket remain free of debris allowing water to flow freely through your system. Also, inspect your filter to confirm it is free of debris and functioning properly. An easy way to determine whether your filter cartridge is in need of replacement is to check the fabric and bands for signs of wear. You can also record the filter pressure directly before and after cleaning the cartridge, and then check the PSI again after a few days. If the filter pressure has increased dramatically, it generally means that your filter cartridge is permanently clogged to the point of no longer allowing water to flow properly, and it will need to be replaced. You may also find it helpful to occasionally add a clarifier to your pool to assist in filtering out any small particles suspended in the water. David Liebetrau is a licensed pool contractor on Sanibel. If you have a question for David, email him at info@ bannerpoolservice.com. Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


45 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 Opting For A Bigger A/C System Isnt Always Betterby Bryan HayesDid you know that an air conditioner can be too big for your home? Yes, a larger system will cool your home faster, but this is not a good thing. The question of size is critical when installing an air conditioning system. Opting for an improperly sized system can create a few problems. Lets begin with a question: Have you ever been in a place that is cool but still feels clammy or humid? My guess is that yes, you have experienced this before. Particularly in restaurants where you might have noticed that the air around you felt cool, but was somehow still clammy. Lets say you went into a restaurant for the early bird special, you walk in and its freezing in there. The reason for this is that restaurant a/c systems are often sized for worst case scenarios for when they are packed with customers. While its understandable these air conditioning systems are sized to accommodate a large number of people, the early bird special crowd might be much smaller than the crowd at 7 p.m. So, the restaurants management turns the system way down to prepare for the evening crowd and to reduce the humidity level. A comfort system has two jobs to perform in order for the occupants to be comfortable. The system needs to reduce temperature and then reduce humidity. The temperature part is the easy one. The humidity part is where we run into problems, especially when it comes to over-sizing the equipment. Humidity control is achieved through what is known as air exchanges. This is the number of times the air in a conditioned space goes through the system in a given amount of time. Lack of sufficient air exchanges will equal to a humidity problem, and this is where we get back to the over-sizing part. If we have a system that is too large, the temperature in the conditioned space will come down too fast. This will prevent the cold air from being passed through enough air exchanges at a sufficient rate. Therefore, the humidity in the room will begin to rise, leading to that pleasant coldclammy feeling. But running the system long enough to allow for enough air exchanges, will drop the temperature often to uncomfortable levels. I dont know about you, but I dont enjoy chattering my teeth at dinner, or ever, come to think of it. The end result is that the system will run longer, using up more energy and by the time it cycles enough air to reduce the humidity, the dinner crowds are beginning to disperse. So when selecting your next system, talk to your air conditioning contractor and make sure that the new system youre planning to install is the perfect size for your home. Bryan Hayes is a Sanibel air conditioning contractor. He also owns, with his brother Todd, an electrical business on Sanibel. He can be reached at Bryan@ Sanibelair.com. Animal Services Celebrates Lees 125th AnniversaryAnimal Services is joining Lee Countys year-long celebration of its 125th Quasquicentennial Anniversary by offering discounts on pet adoptions. During the agencys Dog Days of Summer adoption promotion, adopters will have a chance to take home an adult dog or cat for just $8, a kitten for $20 or a small breed dog or puppy for only $50. Cats and kittens are two for the price of one. In honor of its independence from Monroe County on May 13, 1887 the County is offering a variety of special programs and activities throughout the year including themed events such as the Dog Days of Summer. Visit www. lee-county.com/125th for a schedule of events throughout 2012 as well as a recommended reading list, historical photo gallery, trivia questions, and more. The best celebration of all would be to adopt out 125 dogs and 125 cats, said Donna Ward, LCDAS director. We have the best selection of pets in the county so anyone who wants a new friend or family member can definitely find them at Animal Services. Even though adoption fees will be reduced, all pets adopted still will receive sterilization, age appropriate vaccinations, county license, microchip ID, deworming, flea treatment, a heartworm test for dogs, feline aids and leukemia test for cats, 10-day health guarantee, and a bag of Hills Science Diet dog or cat food. The adoption package is valued at over $500. Pets waiting to be adopted can be viewed online at www.LeeLostPets.com or visit the shelter at 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. Adoption viewing hours are Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. You can even submit your adoption application online before you come to the shelter. Volunteers and staff are available to help you find the pet that is best suited for you and your familys lifestyle. For more information about pets for adoption, go to www.LeeLostPets.com or call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS). If you are inquiring about a pet you have seen online, please have the animal ID number ready for faster assistance. New Realtor At JR WoodBroker associate Fiona Finn recently joined John R. Wood Island Real Estate. She holds the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation, which is held by fewer than four percent of realtors nationally and the Accredited Buyers Represented (ABR) designation. 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46 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 deaRPharmacistDiscontinuing Medications Safelyby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: While in the hospital, I received an IV antibiotic, and now I have to take two antibiotics while home. My pharmacist warned me to continue taking it and not stop, but these drugs make me feel sick. What will happen if I stop too soon? RH, Denver, Colorado Im not clued in to what harmful organism youre facing, but I can tell you theres a right and wrong way to stopping medications. Antibiotics, antivirals and antifungals can all be discontinued suddenly (without tapering down), however, stopping before youve completed your course will cause resistance. The bad bugs will have seen the antibiotic just long enough to become desensitized and adapt to it. Next time they see it, the bugs tell the antibiotic to talk to the hand. As an example, if you stop taking an antibiotic for staph, it could morph into a deadly infection called MRSA. I dont advocate pill-popping for every itch and scratch. In fact, I find the big commercial push for medications rather annoying. But Im responsible and do think its important to stay on your medicine if youre treating a chronic infection, or a dangerous pathogen such as certain species of Clostridium, E. Coli, MRSA, West Nile, Legionella, Anthrax, Borellia, Bartonella, Strep pyogenes and many others. Just FYI, that last bug eats flesh! With drug therapy, I always say weigh the benefits to your risks. I dont believe in using antibiotics like a wet blanket for people when you cant pinpoint the exact pathogen. And its equally dangerous to your health to take antibiotics without also taking probiotics, and yet people are not told to do this as the standard of care. If this is news to you, please get a live, viable probiotic blend such as Dr. Ohhiras or Xymogens ProbioMax, Culturelle and many others. Probiotics and liver-supporting herbs and nutrients will help minimize the Herx reaction during antibiotic therapy and I think this will help you. For instance, NAC, L-glutathione, milk thistle, dandelion and artichoke extract are great options. A Herx reaction is short for Herxheimer, and refers to the misery one feels during antibiotic therapy, as bugs die in your body, forcing your liver to contend with and clear all those dead bug parts and toxins released upon their demise. If you have concerns about your medicine, speak to your pharmacist and physician about the proper way to discontinue it so you dont wind up with delirium tremens, a seizure or adrenal shock. Heres a partial list of meds that should never be stopped abruptly: Alcohol Pain pills containing hydrocodone or oxycodone Almost all prescribed sleep aids Psychostimulants used for attention deficit or ADHD Anticonvulsants Corticosteroids SSRI or SNRI categories of antidepressants (ask your pharmacist) Heres a partial list of some meds that could be stopped abruptly if necessary: Bone building drugs Analgesics such as ibuprofen, naproxin, meloxicam and celecoxib Cholesterol reducers Birth control and hormone replacement Medications for erectile dysfunction Thyroid medication Aspirin and blood thinners 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. 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, Our adult children have done nothing to make us proud. We tried very hard, did our very best, but they have accomplished absolutely nothing. My husband was a non-English speaking immigrant when he came to the U.S. I am native born, and together we have done well. Our children are lazy bums. We did not spoil them they just seemed to be takers and expect the government to care of them. We find it very hard to be out socially and hear others talk about their familys accomplishments. What do you think we should do when we are out socially? Ann Marie Dear Ann Marie, We may all be born politically equal but equal we are not. Some are born with greater health, more intelligence, social advantage and they choose the right parents. You tried hard and did your very best. There is nothing else you can do. Most people are average, but some people seem to have a great deal of luck and always seem to be at the right place at the right time. If you feel uncomfortable with people, try and avoid being in their company. But, if you really enjoy their company, try to change the subject. If that doesnt work, just move on to other groups of people. Lizzie Dear Ann Marie, Sorry to hear your thoughts about your adult children. Some of us adult children are not aware or do not care that our choices affect our parents mood and happiness. Since your children are now adults as you describe, they can make their own choices. Good or bad, outside what it means for you as their parent. You have no control over them or their choices, only your own and how much you allow their choices to concern and/or control your mood and emotions. You can choose to focus on the fact you did the very best you could have done as a parent. Your children choose differently. In social settings, come up with a polite but non-revealing comment about your children (they are still looking for employment that challenges them) or something similar, then change the topic or remember you promised to talk to someone else, or you needed to refill your drink. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


47 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 Dr. DaveDr. Redenbacherby Dr. Dave HepburnMy wife and I love nothing better than to sneak into a movie with contraband Snickers, jujubees, baked Alaska or anything else I can stuff down the front of my trousers. The joy isnt so much in the snacking, but rather in outwitting the tenacious teen security on the way in. Sir, what is that stuffed in your pants? Umm, its a bottle of red wine. No worries, but youre sure you dont have any Glossettes or Nibs down there? So far, their cavity searches have usually failed to uncover anything but cavities. But one thing weve failed to sneak in successfully is... popcorn. We did once, but we forgot the muffler to our portable radar range so we were asked to leave, none too politely. Red wine, chocolate and popcorn. Sounds like a Sealey breakfast. No doubt a dietary disaster. Or is it? Popcorn Popcorn is the only real food that is 100 percent unprocessed whole grain. Lots of fibre and tons of polyphenols. Polyphenols are a good thing, unlike polyester and Pauly Shore. They are antioxidants that run about your corpse looking to beat free radicals like a Southern Baptist cop at Woodstock. Free radicals are bad things, unlike free lunch, Free Willy and free beer. While polyphenols are significantly diluted in the 90 percent water that constitutes fruits and veggies, they are quite concentrated in popcorn, which is only about four percent water. The annoying, floss-inducing hulls of popcorn, the shards we discover the next morning wedged between our teeth, have the highest concentrations of polyphenols and fiber. So floss, gag, swallow, gag again. Air-popped popcorn is the only way to go as microwave popcorn is 43 percent fat. Chocolate I have written several articles now on the health benefits of chocolate, primarily to assuage my guilt. While my current recommendations of 37 Snickers bars for breakfast have not been validated in any scientific studies (I continue to conduct an ongoing study to be certain the data is not misleading), there is little doubt that a couple of pieces of dark cacao (sounds so much healthier than cocoa or Kit Kats) a day can diminish blood pressure, heart disease, painful nerve disorders and even possibly cancer. The special secret of cacao is flavanol, also an antioxidant. Cacao lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol, raises HDL (good) cholesterol and improves insulin resistance. Cacao also might have a role in dilating vessels to improve blood flow. Red Wine Speaking of flow, urologists and cardiologists really like this stuff. Cardiologists note the protective effect red wine has on the heart and urologists just like to drink. (It helps them forget what they actually do for a living.) The magic in red wine lies in resveratrol. Resveratrol has potential as a therapy for diverse diseases such as type 2 diabetes, Alzheimers disease and heart disease. Though nobody has figured out how it works exactly, it works well enough at preventing heart disease that scientists may be close to actually developing a red wine pill. No doubt this will change the way we prescribe in the future. OK Bloggins, Im going to prescribe you two red wine pills, best taken with red wine, two squares of a Hersheys dark and if that doesnt work, Im going to refer you to a specialist Dr Redenbacher. Like the column? Youll LOVE the book the Doctor is In(sane), available at Sanibel Island Bookshop. Contact Dr. Dave or read more at www.wisequacks. org. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: My husband is a control freak. He has to control everything. It is driving me crazy and I tell him this, but it doesnt do any good. What can I do without losing my temper?A: While your husband may attempt to control everything in his life (and yours), he cannot. None of us can control everything in our lives. Most likely, your husband controls everything, or tries to, out of fear. The thing is it makes matters worse and no one feels good. If we all could relinquish the illusion of control, it could go a long way toward reducing stress and fear in our lives. We also try to control out of our need for perfectionism. Its a good lesson for us all because it is not a perfect world, nor is anyone perfect. What you can do is share this piece of information with your husband, and he may become angry, but a deep part of him will understand and hopefully learn to appreciate rather than control. Meanwhile, as difficult as it may seem, just sit back and observe and try not to judge. This behavior started a long time ago and was most likely learned from his parent or parents. Anytime you see him letting go of control, bring it to his attention in a loving, positive way and see if this may be the start of some letting go. Cypress Cove Receives Two Esteem AwardsDuring its statewide conference held this week in Orlando, LeadingAge Florida honored Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida with two prestigious awards in recognition of programmatic excellence and advocacy efforts on behalf of Floridas seniors. Doug Dodson, president of Lee Healthcare Resources, received the honorable distinction of Advocate of the Year in recognition for his work with our Board of Directors to positively influence state legislation on several important issues on behalf of Cypress Cove and other Continuing Care Retirement Communities throughout the state serving Floridas seniors. Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida, Inc. was also awarded the Best Practice Award for an innovative program, designed by Cypress Cove staff Jill Cerami and Angela Sardina, to help reduce the potential fall risks associated with the aging process. The F.E.A.T. (Falls Education and Aquatic Training) program combines physical exercise with education to reduce the chance of falls. This multi-disciplinary aquatic intervention is targeted to seniors who are at risk of falling. The evidence gleaned from the program to date clearly indicates that this program is effective in reducing falls among its participants. LeadingAge Florida is the only statewide association representing non-profit retirement communities and providers of aging services. Serving nearly 400 mission-driven communities trusted with providing quality care and services. LeadingAge Florida promotes practices that support, enable and empower people to live fully as they age. Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida is a non-profit continuing care retirement community offering independent living apartments and villas, assisted living and nursing care. Top Ten Books On The Island1. Gone by Randy Wayne White 2. Fifty Shades Darker by EL James 3. Fifty Shades Freed by EL James 4. Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh 5. Turn Right At Machu Picchu by Mark Adams 6. Unlikely Friendships by Jennifer Holland 7. Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James 8. Wisdom From Gift From the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh 9. Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne White 10. F In Final Exams by Richard Benson Courtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. Indispensable Advice from Dr. Dave Get your copy of Dr. Daves Book at Sanibel Island Books and Gifts,1571 Periwinkle Way 472-5223


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CLASSIFIED AD DEADLINE MONDAY AT NOON52 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 3, 2012 HELP WANTED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED BOATS CANOES KAYAKS COMMERCIAL SPACE VACATION RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL RENTAL WANTED REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE WANTED TO BUY LOST AND FOUNDRE/MAX OF THE ISLANDSPutting owners and tenants together Call Dustyn Corace www.remax-oftheislands.com 239-472-2311RS 3/30 BM TFN LIGHTHOUSE REALTYPaul J. Morris, Broker VACATION RENTALS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT & SALES 359 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island 239-579-0511RR 7/20 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 Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-7277 RS 10/9 BM TFN SANIBEL HOME WATCHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971 RR 5/18 BM TFN COMPANION SERVICE Sanibel-Captiva Care and Companion Service, LLC Medical appointments, general transportation, shopping, light meal preparations, and light cleaning. Our services are customized to meet our clients needs. Call 239-395-3591, or for an emergency call 239-472-0556.RS 10/3 BM TFN HELLE'S CLEANING SERVICES Residential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047NS 11/13 NC TFN HOME/CONDO WATCH CONCIERGE SERVICESDorado Property Management Full Range of Services Excellent Organizational Skills Island Resident Licensed & Insured 24/7 Call 239-472-8875RS 10/1 BM TFN 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, Fl Phone: 239-472-3644, ext 1 Fax: 239-472-2334 www.crowclinic.orgHELP US PLEASE!!We need volunteers for: Clinic emergency patient admissions desk and baby animal feeders Visitor education center greeters and gift shop cashiers CROW (239) 472-3644, ext. 231 or volunteers@crowclinic.orgRS 10/28 NC TFN VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDAt The Sanibel School Call Michelle Wesley 239-910-8000RS 4/6 NC TFN RS 5/4 BM TFN SCAN CODE FOR A FREE LIST OF ALL ISLAND PROPERTIESFOR SALEVISITwww.FreeSanibelList.comPfeifer Realty Group Sanibel Island, FL239-472-0004RS 6/17 BM TFNHOUSE CAREWhile you are away by retired architect, Sanibel resident. Call 395-1649. RS 11/13 NC TFN ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBELDUNES This Olde Florida Style home offers views of Preserve Land, over lake and golf course. On a quiet road, offering 3 bedrooms/3 baths +den, plus garage and storage. Newer carpet & paint. UF $2,500/mo. GULF FRONT Gorgeous, professionally decorated 2 bedroom/2 bath + den, condo. Gulf Front plus pool, & tennis. Call on this rare condo. Offering. $4,000/mo. 472-6747Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/OwnerServing The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975 RS 8/3 BM TFN RS 8/3 NC 8/24ANNUAL RENTAL3BD/3BA canal front home on Sanibel, large caged pool, large dock with lift, 2 car, bay views with direct access. $2,800/mo. 395-9048. RS 8/3 CC 8/3 DOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800RS 1/30 NC TFN BOATS FOR SALE 31-foot Fountain CC, twin 250 EFIs, sh/cuddy, low hours with trailer. $39,500. 9.5-foot Dinghy with 2 1/2 hp outboard. 395-9048.RS 8/3 CC 8/3 FOR SALEPeriwinkle Park $12,000. A Pied a Terre for visits or to move in full time. This studio like unit is recently remodeled and neat as a pin. Private setting and short walk to the beach gives you a true island lifestyle. 239-233-7061. RS 8/3 CC 8/3 LIME TREE CENTER CONDO UNIT FOR SALEFOR SALE Commercial condo in 5-unit complex centrally located on Periwinkle Way. Can be used for of ce or retail. Motivated to sell. $225,000. Call Janie Howland, Realtor, VIP Realty. 239-850-6419. RS 8/3 CC 8/31 CASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280RS 7/13 CC 8/3 CELL PHONE LOSTLG RAZR Lost at Sanibel School parking lot about May 16. Call 239-288-6031. RS 8/3 NC TFN RENTAL WANTEDAnnual rental wanted minimum 2 br, prefer furnished. Open to options 322-8642.NS 8/3 CC 8/10 HELP WANTEDIC Merchandiser needed for CVS store remodel. Start 8/6/12, 4 days, 10 hrs/day. Contact Cheri Stephensen via email cstephensen@sparinc.com or at 708-645-0244. NS 8/3 CC 8/3


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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.) . . . . . . . .472-2929 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-8994 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 54 ISLAND SUN AUGUEST 3, 2012 My name is Rusty. I am a 6-and-a-halfmonth-old red male Vizsla mix. I was in very poor condition when I was found, so Ive been in foster care for the last three months. My foster mom says Im good around other dogs and Im housebroken. Im also smart and ready to learn more things. Did I mention that Im extremely handsome too? My adoption fee is $8 (regularly $75) during Animal Services Dog Days of Summer Adoption Promotion My name is Alice. I am a 1-year-old black female domestic short hair. I arrived at the shelter with my brood of kittens. My foster mom took care of me and the rest of The Brady Bunch and now Im back at the shelter to be adopted. Most of my kittens have found homes, so I sure hope someone chooses me soon. Im a very affectionate lap cat. I like to greet people by running right up to them and then rolling on my back to be petted. My adoption fee is $8 (regularly $50) during Animal Services Dog Days of Summer Adoption Promotion For information about this weeks pets, call 5337387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www.LeeLostPets.com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, ageappropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if three months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs six months and over, feline AIDS and leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10-day health guarantee and a bag of Science Diet pet food. The adoption package is valued at $500. Alice (ID# 535039) Rusty (ID# 535842) photos by squaredogphoto.com




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