Island sun
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Title: Island sun
Uniform Title: Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.)
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Lorin Visek & Ken Rasi
Place of Publication: Sanibel, Fla
Sanibel, Fla
Publication Date: 11-22-2012
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sanibel (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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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NOVEMBER SUNRISE/SUNSET: 6:53 5:36 6:54 5:36 6:55 5:36 6:56 5:36 6:56 5:36 6:57 5:36 6:58 5:36 VOL. 20, NO. 22 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA NOVEMBER 23, 2012 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com HAPPY THANKSGIVINGMusical Family Show Is Fun For AllBIG ARTS presents a special Thanksgiving weekend performance by Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael, celebrating famous singing families in their All in the Musical Family show. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, November 24 in Schein Performance Hall. All in the Musical Family celebrates many of the most popular and timeless musical families including The Carpenters, The Andrew Sisters, The Jacksons, The Judds, The Bee Gees, and John and Bonnie Raitt. The show also pokes fun at the cultures obsession with celebrities. Menzie and Michael create new shows every year. Michael said, The inspiration to create Musical Family happened when we were heading to Houston for a gig in 2011. I was waiting to see if I won the lottery to get tickets for the final Oprah Winfrey show taping. During the flight, I was thinking about some of the shows I enjoyed watching during Oprahs final season, some of which featured musical families. Beckie and I knew right away it felt right. It opened up endless ideas for songs and stories and we both got excited. By the way, when the flight landed, I checked my phone, and there was a message waiting for me. I got tickets to the final Oprah show!continued on page 44 Tom Michael and Beckie Menzie Community Church Celebrates First Service In New SanctuaryThis Sunday, November 25, people will gather in the new sanctuary of Sanibel Community Church for the first worship service in the 630-seat auditorium. The $4.9 million project which began in 2010 is approaching completion. Currently, Student Ministries (H2O) is enjoying their new youth center with triple the space they have had. Childrens ministries as well as the Summit Christian Pre-School are thriving in their enlarged, colorful areas. New adult classrooms are still being renovated, but will be opening soon. The plan also includes a missions-focused caf-bookstore supporting local and worldwide ministries, as well as a counseling center that will be available for the public. The hope is to have all new facilities fully functional by the end of the year. The congregation gives thanks to God for the completion of this huge endeavor. According to Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor, they also are grateful to the people of Sanibel and Captiva for your patience during long days of planning and construction. Being on the campus, we felt the trucks, the compactors and experienced the dust so we know many others did as well, said Dr. Donovan. The result is beautiful, continued on page 14 View of the new 630-seat sanctuary at Sanibel Community Church Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club NewsLions Christmas Tree Sale submitted by a Lion, BobSanibel-Captiva Lions Club Christmas trees go on sale November 25 at Baileys Shopping Center between Island Cinema and The Grog Shop. The lot is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week until December 23 or sell out. For the best selection, come early. For more information about the Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club email alionbob@comcast.net. Exhibit On Deep-Sea Mollusks DebutsLike a scene from a science fiction movie, recent deep sea explorations of the Alvin (DSV-2) reveal many new and interesting species that are particularly well adapted to survive under super pressure and move about in total darkness. An exciting new exhibit, Deep-sea Mollusks, funded by Dr. James Hartman and his wife, Molly Gerlich, provides Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum visitors with an interactive and colorful look at mollusks that have adapted to life at the deepest parts of the worlds oceans.continued on page 44 The Shell Museums new display featuring deep-sea mollusks and Alvin (DSV-2)


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 20122 Neighbors Club Welcome Back Rally A SuccessOn November 14, the Sanibel Neighbors Club held a Welcome Back Member Rally to kick off the upcoming season. Cips Place was the host of the event offering drink and dinner specials to new and current members of the Sanibel Neighbors Club. In honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the theme of the Rally was Welcome Back and Giving Thanks. We threw this event not only to welcome back our seasonal members but to give back to the non-profits that our members have chosen, said Jason LaManna, co-founder of the Sanibel Neighbors Club. During the evening, checks were distributed to some of the local charities that the members had selected. FISH of Sanibel was the charity with the largest donation and Bill Fellows, president of FISH, was there to accept to the check. Over 18 local charities have received checks this week as part of the clubs objective to Live local, Give local, and Buy local, said LaManna. The Sanibel Neighbors Club is a loyalty program for Sanibel residents that offer weekly specials from island businesses. Club members receive a club card that entitles them to member specials offered by all of the contributing businesses. New specials are added weekly. All specials are posted on the club website and emailed directly to members. There are now more than 400 members and over 50 participating businesses that provide benefits and discounts to members. For more information on the Sanibel Neighbors Club and joining instructions log on to www.SanibelNeighborsClub. com or stop by Hillgate Communications located in the Baileys Center at 2451 Periwinkle Way. Alison Dry, owner of Cips Place, taking care of a group of Sanibel Neighbors Club members Bill Fellows, president of FISH, accepts donation check from Jason LaManna, cofounder of SNC Fresh Certi ed Organic Produce Delicious Snacks, Treats and Drinks Wide Selection of Gluten Free and Vegan Products Highest Quality Supplements & Nutraceuticals THE ONLY ORGANIC HEALTH THE ONLY ORGANIC HEALTH FOOD STORE ON THE ISLAND! FOOD STORE ON THE ISLAND! Home of the sanibel sprout food co-op & Home of the sanibel sprout food co-op & Nikkis Sprout Spout: Our organic juice & Nikkis Sprout Spout: Our organic juice & smoothie bar & gourmet vegan delights! smoothie bar & gourmet vegan delights! Mon.-Sat.: 7am-6pm Fri. & Sat. 9pm-11pm (nightbirds welcome!) Mon.-Sat.: 7am-6pm Fri. & Sat. 9pm-11pm (nightbirds welcome!) Healthy Happy Hour every Friday 5-6pm All juice bar drinks 50% off Healthy Happy Hour every Friday 5-6pm All juice bar drinks 50% off Located at: 2330 Palm Ridge Road, Suite 9 239-472-4499Visit our website at: www.thesanibelsprout.com Please join us on Facebook 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 Open Mon. Sat. 11-5 p.m.


3 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 BLACK FRIDAY SALE1 day only! November 2325% o the entire boutique!* Sanibel Island BookshopBOOKS~JEWELRY~BOUTIQUE1571 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-5223 www.sanibelbookshop.com*good on all clothing, shoes, scarves, hats and costume jewelry. Excludes Trollbeads, Kameleon and Lori Bonn. Excludes all books, cards, candles, bath and body and home goods. SANIBEL ISLAND, FLORIDA SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2012 BOWMANS BEACH Registration starts at 7:30 am Walk between at 8 am and 9 am Free Parking Free t-shirts, water and refreshments Registration fee $20 Kids 10 and under Free For more information, contact Stan at 239.472.0836 Kick-off the 5th Anniversary Sanibel Re creation Center "FREE Block Party" from 11:00 to 1:00pm Pre-registration available on website W W W S A N C A P O P T I M I S T O R G The Community House Offers Tables For Local Crafters During LuminaryThe Community House is offering table space for rent to any local Sanibel crafters that might want to display and sell their crafts during Luminary. The rental fee is $25. Limited table space is available; tables should be reserved prior to Friday, November 30. Sorry, no shell crafts during this event For more information on this event or other SCA-sponsored events, visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 472-2155. The Community House decked out in holiday lights for last years Luminary MAKE HISTORY THIS CHRISTMAS WITH A GIFT THEYLL TREASURE Miniature Sailors Valentines$55-$159 Lighthouse Ornament by Luc Century$49 Made in Made in America America Exclusive Exclusive to the to the Museum MuseumSanibel Historical Museum & Village 950 Dunlop Rd., Sanibel 239-472-4648 Open Wed-Sat 10-4 Museum Admission $5 for Adults Gift Shop Only Free Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 20124 MOVING SALE!75% OFFEVERYTHING MUST GO IN SUITE #29!Check Out Our New Location in Periwinkle Place Suite #19 Open All Weekend Both Periwinkle Place Locations Sanibel Island www.TGIFchild.com 239.472.9500 Sizes Newborn 14 To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Whats Happening At The House In 2012 Telephone: (239) 472-2155info@sanibelcommunityhouse.net 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 UPCOMING EVENTSThe Greatest Show On Sanibel Presenting: Cirque Vertigo GalaJan. 26, 2012 $100 Tickets on sale Dec. 6Dance Series DatesFeb. 22, March 15, April 13 SERIES SPONSORS: Joe Meek & Marge Meek, Rosier Insurance, Billys Rentals, Billys Bike Shop & Michael Kelly $20/ticket View party Photos www.islandphotographyllc.comTo enrich community spirit through educational, cultural and social gatherings in our historic Community House. The SCA is a 501c 3 Organization.Follow Us On FacebookSanibel Community Association needs your support. Go to www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net for more information, and become a member today! CLASSESComplimentary Shell CraftingMonday 10-noonZumbaMonday 5:45 pm Tuesday/Thursday 10 am 11 am $15 & Seasonal Packages AvailableSanctioned Duplicate BridgeEvery Tuesday at 1 pm $8.00Painting Every Wednesday 12-3 p.m. New Captiva Sign Regulations Approved An ordinance that will affect several aspects of life and business on Captiva, including building heights, short-term residential rentals, septic tanks and signs, was the culmination of four years work by the Captiva Community Panel. The ordinance, number 12-19, was unanimously adopted by the Lee County Commission on September 12,. As part of this new code, sign regulations that apply to the island have been slightly changed. Those who own residential or commercial property on the island or operate a business there may want to look at the portion of the Captiva Code relating to signage to see if any of these changes affect them. A copy of that code is online at www. captivacommunitypanel.com. In addition to these Captivaspecific rules, the existing county Land Development Code Section 30-2, still applies to Captiva Island and to all other portions of Lee County. To view the on-line version of the Lee County Land Development Code, go to the Municode website at: http://library.municode.com/ index.aspx?clientId=12625 There are four important changes to the Captiva Code affecting signs: 1) Sold signs are now prohibited. In addition, the following classes of signs will continue to be prohibited: banner signs, pennants, and other flying paraphernalia; sandwich signs, billboards, animated signs and neon signs. 2) Existing nonconforming residential identification signs may continue in use and future residential identification signs may be illuminated subject to new regulation. Identification signs in existence on September 11, 2012 will be considered nonconforming uses and need not be removed or replaced unless they are in an unsafe of hazardous location. New identification signs do not require a permit; they may not exceed two square feet in area on lots with total road frontage of less than 100 feet, and four square feet in area on lots with total frontage of 100 feet or more. The height of the sign may not exceed four feet above grade and it they may be placed in the right of way subject to restrictions in the ordinance. They must include the street number of the property in four-inch high numerals and must be of a suitable breakaway or yielding design. New residential identification signs may be illuminated, subject to the conditions in the Captiva Code. 3) Temporary real estate signs (e.g. for sale and by appointment only) must be located in the front yard, only on the property being advertised, a minimum of two feet from the property line parallel to the frontage, and: In non-residential districts, they may not exceed four square feet in area. They may not exceed two square feet in area in property zoned RSC-2, RS-1, TFC-2, and RM-2. The bottom edge of the sign may not be greater than 12 inches above the average grade of the signs location. There is a limit of one sign per parcel except that a second sign is permitted if the property has water access. Signs must be ground mounted only, sturdily constructed, neat in appearance, with prongs not exceeding one-half inch in diameter. Temporary real estate signs must be removed no more than five days after the property is no longer for sale. 4) Signs promoting a specific event, including temporary banners, sandwich signs and other temporary ground signs located in the vicinity of the event must conform to the following: May not exceed 32 square feet in area for banners; May not exceed 10 square feet for sandwich or ground signs; May not be erected more than seven days before the event; and Must be removed no later than the day following the event. To see the full adopted version of this ordinance, go to the Captiva Community Panel website at www.captivacommunitypanel.com.


5 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 The Law Behind Sanibels Starry, Starry Nightsby Barbara Joy Cooley, president, Committee of the IslandsIn June 2004, the SanibelCaptiva Chamber of Commerces newsletter cited dark night skies as one of Sanibels attractions. Celestial splendor, the heading boasted. Speaking of dark skies, another group of people who regularly are attracted to Sanibel and Captiva are astronomers and amateur stargazers. Two conditions make the islands great places to watch the heavens. First is the distance between Sanibel and Captiva and the busy mainland. Most of the light pollution that comes from the glow of any city is miles away. Second is Sanibels dark skies rule. All lights must be pointed downward so that they do not leak upward to interfere with views of the night sky. The Dark Skies rule that the Chamber was espousing in this newsletter was strongly supported by the Committee of the Islands. It was ordinance 00-10, which was passed by City Council on June 6, 2000. There was a huge amount of discussion about this ordinance, says Nola Theiss, who was mayor of Sanibel at the time. There must have been eighteen drafts of it before it was passed. That was truly in Sanibels participatory spirit of government which keeps our island special. One of the reasons that the Committee of the Islands supported the ordinance, besides the obvious benefits to the environment and wildlife, was that the ordinance specified a very reasonable 15-year phased-in implementation. Now the end of those fifteen years is approaching. By January 1, 2015, all outdoor lighting on Sanibel must comply with the Dark Skies rule. What does this mean? Most importantly, it means that uplighting is prohibited. All outdoor lighting, including display, sign, building, parking lot, and aesthetic lighting, must use fixtures which shine light downward. The code also prohibits mercury vapor lighting, but encourages high-pressure sodium lighting for parking lots. Furthermore, the code states that Street lighting is, in general, inconsistent with Sanibels rural character. No street lights shall be installed or maintained on private streets, roads, and rights-of-way. For residential areas, the code encourages motion-detecting security lighting to maximize safety, minimize overall illumination, and conserve energy. The Dark Skies law applies to all of Sanibel Island. The few exemptions are for items such as emergency lighting needed by the police and fire department, and for the Sanibel Lighthouse, of course. During the past 13 years, as development permits were issued, lighting on the affected properties had to be changed. Also, as existing lights were replaced, they should have been replaced with compliant fixtures. And many environmentally aware property owners voluntarily complied with the new rule since 2000. But there are still non-complying lights on Sanibel that will need to be changed over the next two years. Do you notice them when you are out and about in the evening? More information about the details of the Dark Skies rule can be found in Article XIV, Section 126996 and 126-997, of Sanibels Land Development Code, which can be found at www.municode.com To read our past commentaries on island issues, visit their web site at www. coti.org. We invite your input on this and other issues affecting our islands. You can send us an email at coti@coti.org, or visit Committee of the Islands on Facebook. Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.comSend your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com Held on the grounds of the Sanibel Community House 2173 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FLThe Sanibel Masters Art Festival continues a 20-year holiday tradition as 75 artists from across the nation bring their art to the Sanibel Community House on Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving. Come browse and purchase paintings, jewelry, sculpture, glasswork and much more. Proceeds from this event benet the programs at the Sanibel Community House and the Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater. The Community House, located in the heart of Sanibel Island, is the meeting place for island civic and social events. The Schoolhouse Theater is Sanibel Islands only professional musical theater and offers Broadway caliber talent in an intimate atmosphere. To continue a marvelous tradition The BIG Arts Chorus will perform a preview of their holiday concert.Please join us for one of Sanibels nest community art events. Sanibel Mastersart Festival November 23rd + 24th 9AM to 5PMboulderbrookthe nations nest art festivals For further information call 239-293-9448 or visit www.boulderbrook.net


IWA ElectionIts election time at the Island Water Association (IWA) again, and next year three seats on our Board of Directors will be up for election. The seats are currently held by William D. Carr, Lewis Garrett Dutton, Jr. and James M. Griffith. Mr. Carr is completing his third and final term, Mr. Dutton and Mr. Griffith are running for re-election for their second terms. IWA is governed by a five-member Board of Directors who serve without pay. Directors must be residents of Sanibel or Captiva, so that they can attend all board meetings, and must be IWA Members or an official representative of a condominium or other IWA Corporate Member. Directors must have no conflict of interest, including but not limited to, active involvement in an enterprise which could potentially do business with IWA or which could benefit from involvement with IWA. Meetings are normally held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Directors are elected by the membership at IWAs Annual Meeting to be held in April. Anyone who would like to run for one of the open seats should contact our Board Recording Secretary Beau Stanley at 472-2113 ext. 114 or by e-mail at beau@islandwater.com by no later than January 4, 2013. A background check will be run on all board candidates. What Happened To Sanibels Voters?In the 2008 general election, Sanibel voter turnout was 88.2 percent. Voter turnout this year was 75.3 percent. Why? In the wake of Floridas general election disaster, the Sanibel LWV wants your story. When and where did you vote? If you voted by mail, did you have any problems receiving or returning the ballot? If you continued on page 10 INSIDE CITY HALL 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 NOVEMBER 23, 20126 Have a Happy Thanksgiving!


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 20128 Thanksgiving Night At LOGOSSanibel Community Churchs LOGOS kids celebrated their annual Thanksgiving Night on November 14. All of the participants enjoyed a wonderful turkey and mashed potato feast followed by the annual turkey shoot. Anders Blycker took aim, watched by Jessika LaBorde and Sophia Sbarra. Elaina Suslick and Amy Martinez also took their turns. The biggest turkey of the night the marksman to shoot closest to the beak was Jensen Howell. Jensen Howell Eliana Suslick and Amy Martinez Jessika LaBorde and Sophia Sbarra Read us online at IslandSunNews.com Spasenie In Concert At Community Church Spasenie, a Christian rock band originally from Belarus, will once again bring its high energy Christian music to Sanibel Community Church on Sunday, November 25 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend Spasenies concert, which will be held in SCCs new sanctuary. Come enjoy an evening of lively entertainment presented by this group of talented musicians. Spasenie has been a Sanibel favorite ever since the church connected with them through world missions more than 10 years ago. Since then, Spasenie has made several appearances in the Southwest Florida area. A love offering will be taken for the band at the show. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). For more information, call the church office at 472-2684 or visit www.sanibelchurch.com. Spasenie will perform at Sanibel Community Church on November 25FISH Food DriveEarlier this month, The Community House and their non-profit partner, FISH of Sanibel, hosted the Honky Tonk House Party. During the party, the Sanibel Community Association collected non-perishable food items for FISH. The Community House will continue collecting those food items through the end of November. Please stop by and make a donation. For more information on this or other SCA-sponsored events, visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 472-2155. Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island The Community House is collecting nonperishable food for FISH of Sanibel


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201210 From page 6Sanibels Votersvoted early off-island, or on Sanibel on Election Day, how long did you wait in line? Did you vote at the Sanibel Community Church (Precinct 117) or the Center 4 Life (Precinct 16)? Did you have to give up and go home without voting? Any other problems with your voting experience? To participate in the survey, please send your name, address and story to SanibelLWV@gmail.com or P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957. The Florida LWV, in a news conference on November 13, called for a state task force on election reform. A tabulation of responses (without your personal information) will help the Sanibel LWV work with the Florida LWV to insure that change happens before the next general election. The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Women Voters Speaker To Talk About The Federal DeficitThe Sanibel League of Women Voters annual Hot Topics luncheon will occur on Wednesday, November 28 at The Bistro at Beachview, 1100 Par View Drive, starting at 11:30 a.m. All interested individuals are invited to attend. Guest speaker Carrie Kerekes, PhD, assistant professor at FGCUs Lutgert School of Business, will address the federal deficit and provide insight into what the presidential candidates didnt talk about: How deep it the hole we are in? Kerekes received her PhD in Economics from West Virginia University in 2008. Her research interests are in the areas of microeconomics, public economics and economic development. She has published several articles in the Journal of Law and Economics and the Cato Journal. The cost to attend the luncheon is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. For reservations and further information, contact the League at sanibellwv@gmail. com. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy & Pilates Phone # 239-395-5858 Administrative Of ces & Classrooms Phone # 239-472-9700 Conveniently located on Periwinkle Way across from Sanibel Community Park Conveniently located on Periwinkle Way across from Sanibel Community ParkSend your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com Shells Found Madison Bloch Madison Bloch, 11, of Michigan found a junonia on the beach while staying at Mitchells Sandcastles on November 18. Madison said that she was very excited to find the rare junonia and that years of shelling have been payed off! Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


11 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 1975-2019 periwinkle way Tahitian Gardens ShopOnSanibel.com Something for Everyone Breakfast & Lunch 7am 2:30pm Kids MenuIsland Style Home Cookin' in Our Open Air KitchenMaking Memories Since 1984 Family Owned & Operated Enjoy Dining At Our Handmade Shadowbox Fossil Seashell TablesNo reservations 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.472-5323 472-4300 472-4300 Open 8am Daily Open 8am Daily New New Ownership! Ownership! New New Lower Prices! Lower Prices! the Islands Best Cupcakes! HAIR & NAIL SPA 395-3800Mens Haircut ..................................$20 Manicure ..........................................$15 Pedicure .................................$35 & upTribecaSalonSanibel.com 1628 Periwinkle Way 472-2893 Heart of the Islands, SanibelOpen Monday Saturday www.threecraftyladies.com Novelty Yarn Gifts Novelty Yarn GiftsMake It & Take It Bead Bracelet Every Thursday $4.75 Quilting Quilting Tropical Fabrics Tropical Fabrics Beads Beads Notions Notions Scrapbook Papers Scrapbook Papers Childrens Crafts Childrens Crafts Art Supplies Art Supplies Shell Crafts Shell Crafts Find us on Womens Guild Hosts Fall CruiseSt. Isabel Womens Guild hosted their annual Sunset Cruise in early November. Sailing from McCarthys Marina in Captiva, more than 100 passengers enjoyed wonderful refreshments and a beautiful sunset. As always, the captain and crew of the Lady Chadwick were wonderful! From left, Meg Matlock, Captain Sean McGarry, Brenda Segura and Father Christopher Senk, Pastor of St. Isabel Catholic Church Sunset view from the cruise


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201212 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 Services every Sunday 11 a.m. 11580 Chapin Lane on Captiva. 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 Sunday Worship Services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel Service, 9 and 11 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 Masses 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass Wed., Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m. Communion Service Mon. and Tues. 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 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School (PreK-gr.5) at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Potluck Supper 1st Wed. of the month 5:30 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. Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com Sanibel Community Church Ribbon Cutting And Open HouseOn Wednesday, November 28 at noon, the Sanibel Community Church, along with the Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce and community leaders, welcome the community to a ribbon cutting ceremony and lunch in celebration of the opening of the new sanctuary and remodeled campus. All are invited to tour the new sanctuary, youth center, and childrens ministry center. As this project comes to a completion, the members of the Sanibel Community Church congregation are filled with gratitude, and look forward with enthusiasm to serving the Sanibel-Captiva community. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). For more information call 472-2684 or visit on the web at sanibelchurch. com. The newly expanded Sanibel Community Church 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(at the East End)455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel472-5544Exclusively at On Sanibel For Over 20 Years!Laces Of LoveThe Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of St. Michaels & All Angels Church will conduct their next luncheon and program on Monday, December 10 at 12:30 p.m. The program will feature Laces of Love, presented by creator Jeanne Nealon. The admission fee will be one pair of new sneakers (any size) for school children from Lee and Collier counties, who are identified by their school as needing new shoes. The alternative for shoes would be a $10 or $15 donation. Christmas carols will also be played by Hank Glass for all to sing. Those who wish to join us for lunch must sign up in advance in the church hall or at The Ark by Thursday, December 6. Those who wish to attend the program only may arrive at 1:15 p.m. 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)9-5 Monday Friday 10-4 Saturdaywww.sanibelartandframe.com 239-395-1350


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201214 Bergstrom Helping FISH With Thanksgiving Holiday Baskets Once again, Chuck Bergstrom, realtor at RE/MAX of the Islands, has provided generous financial support that helped FISH (Friends In Service Here) of Sanibel. The donation helped purchase the ingredients for this years FISH Thanksgiving holiday baskets for families and individuals in need on Sanibel and Captiva. Bergstrom has been a generous supporter of FISH for many years, helping Christine Swiersz, their licensed clinical social worker, who coordinates the Thanksgiving holiday baskets on behalf of FISH. We are very grateful to Chuck Bergstrom for his wonderful support over the years, said Swiersz. This generous donation provided food items that went into our Thanksgiving baskets this year. FISH volunteers prepared 42 baskets, and we were able to provide 11 gift certificates for families and individuals in need on our islands. Chuck is a great friend who has been a great asset in helping our neighbors. If you would like to contribute to the FISH Food Pantry, either by donating food items or by making a monetary donation, call 472-4775 or come to the FISH Walk-In Center, located at 1630-B Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. TROLLBEADSTHE ORIGINAL SINCE 1976H Tbtn SfrNOVEMBER 27 Receive a sterling silver bracelet with the purchase of a decorative clasp Spend $(TBD by retailer) and receive a free gift with purchase item Buy 3 retired glass beads for $75 or Buy 3 Retired Silver Beads for $99 Gift of one Trollbead* with the purchase of any three Trollbeads*Free bead of equal or lesser value.Every story has a beadSanibel Island Bookshop1571 Periwinkle Way | Sanibel, FL 33957 | 239-472-5223 From left, Christine Swiersz, FISH licensed clinical social worker, Chuck Bergstrom and Jessi Ziegler, assistant program director Waverunners-Parasailing-Yamaha Scooters-Bicycles-Beach Chairs & Umbrellas-Sailboats Skimboards-SUPs-Golf Carts-Banana Boat Rides-Scoot Coupes-Cayo Costa WR Tours No-See-Um Repellent-Sunglasses-Freestyle & Momentum Watches-YOLO Gear-GoPro HD Sector 9-Arbor-Kahuna-Dregs-Gravity & Krown Longboards-Kahuna Big Stick-Beach Accessories-Indo Boards-Slackline-Kids Cl othing-Waboba-Zap Skimboards-Cool Hats YOLO Watersports, Inc. btnfrrbrbt rf r!f" rf r#$"!f" From page 1New Sanctuarybut we know that came at a sacrifice for many. The Historic Chapel, built in 1917 will continue to be home for the 7:45 a.m. traditional service, which concludes with communion. At 9 a.m., there is a contemporary worship service, with a full praise band in the new Sanctuary. A special time of childrens church is held during the 9 a.m. service. The morning concludes in the new sanctuary with a second traditional service at 11 a.m. with the Chancel Choir. The new church organ resounds with songs of praises to God. Sunday School for adults and children is held at 10:45 a.m. Child care is provided at all services and all are welcome. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). For more information, call 4722684 or visit www.sanibelchurch.com.


15 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Ding Darling Unveils Marvelous Manatees ExhibitA crowd of media, refuge donors and friends, The Sanibel School 5th grade class, and representatives from the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) applauded at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, November 13, as Ding Darling Refuge officials and partners unveiled the long-awaited Marvelous Manatees exhibit. The exhibit enhances the educational value of an articulated manatee skeleton that the refuge acquired a couple of years ago for the free education center. The Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) received a grant from the West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND) to build the hands-on exhibit. It features suspended models of a lifesized manatee and her calf, interpretive signage, and a number of hands-on activities including a CSI-type forensic area similar to what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service uses. Charitable gifts to DDWS from the McCabe and Vanderbilt families made it possible to have the skeleton of a local manatee articulated and installed. The grant from the WCIND significantly upgraded the exhibit, which will be accessible free-of-charge to education center visitors. Our mission at the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is conservation, wildlife and habitat protection, research, and education, said Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik. Education-wise, this exhibit will teach the hundreds of thousands visitors each year to the education center about anatomy, bones, and specimen study, as well as issues facing the survival of the manatee as a species. Our hope is that people will learn about the manatee, fall in love with the special creature, and want to protect it, said DDWS Executive Director Birgie Vertesch. This is very exciting, and we are honored the WCIND chose to support this important conservation project. As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, DDWS works to support JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuges mission of conservation, wildlife and habitat protection, research, and public education through charitable donations and refuge nature shop proceeds. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4, or director@dingdarlingsociety.org. Supervisory Refuge Ranger Toni Westland asks the kids to lift two manatee bones and explains why the one hit by a boat is heavier. This part of the exhibit replicates U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service forensic operations. Justin McBride, WCIND; Doris Hardy, DDWS vice president; Paul Tritaik, refuge ranger (under the curtain); and Toni Westland, supervisory refuge ranger, helped unveil the exhibit anksgiving Weekend ursday, November 22nd Saturday, November 24thIn addition to THE BEST SEAFOOD on the Islands*We will be featuringPRIME RIB DINNER $20(while it lasts!) anksgiving Day we will also o erROAST TURKEY DINNER $17served with stu ng, smashed potatoes & gravy, green beans almondine and cranberry sauce All dinners include choice of soup or salad, vegetable and potato! Celebrating 34 Years of Fresh Fish OPEN 1 PM TURKEY DAY! Call 472-3128 for your Reservation!703 Tarpon Bay Rd (239)472-3128 Full Liquor Open 7 Days 4 PM Fish Mkt. open 11 AM Winner Best Restaurant for Seafood 2010, 2011, 2012! anksgiving Weekend ursday, November 22nd Saturday, November 24thTHE BEST SPORTS BAR on the Islands*will be featuringPRIME RIB DINNER $17(while it lasts!) anksgiving Day we will also o erTURKEY PLATTER $13served with stu ng, smashed potatoes & gravy, green beans almondine and cranberry sauce OPEN NOON TURKEY DAY! Friday is LOBSTAH NIGHT!703 Tarpon Bay Rd (239)472-HIKE Full Liquor Open 4 PM Mon-Fri 11:30 Sat & Sun Raw Bar open Sat & Sun 4 PM* Winner Best Place to Watch the Games 2010, 2011, 2012!


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201216 Ding Darling Earns Phoenix AwardThe Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) last week presented its 2012 Phoenix Award to the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) jointly at a special reception at the refuge. Dignitaries and refuge partners from Sanibel and the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) attended the reception. SATW journalist Jane Ockershausen from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, nominated the refuge for the award and made the presentation to Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik and DDWS President John McCabe. To me, refuges like Ding Darling are Floridas real magic, Ockershausen said at the presentation. Ding Darling truly lets visitors see the real natives the birds, the wildlife, and the indigenous vegetation. It is exactly what SATWs Phoenix Award was designed to recognize. The Phoenix Award has been given each year since 1969 to honor conservation and preservation efforts of individuals and organizations. SATW members are invited to nominate individuals, communities, or organizations that have contributed to a quality travel experience through conservation, preservation, beautification, or environmental efforts. Ding Darling joins a distinguished list of awardees that includes international sites such as The Quays in Manchester, England; the Trans Canada Trail; the Jungraujoch: Top of Europe in Bern, Switzerland; Rose Hall Great House in Jamaica; and domestically the American Youth Hostels; the Audubon Institute; Historic Annapolis, Maryland; Independence Hall, Philadelphia; the Golden Gate National Park Conservancy, California; and Williamsburg, Virginia. Ockershausen told the group. We are deeply honored to accept this prestigious award, said McCabe. It once more underlines our incredible refuge and friends group staff and the great teamwork between them. SATWs membership includes writers, editors, photographers, journalists, filmmakers, and communications professionals who specialize in the travel industry. The organization promotes responsible journalism, provides professional support and development for its members, and encourages the conservation and preservation of travel resources worldwide. Paul Tritaik, refuge manager; Jane Ockershausen, SATW Phoenix Award nominator; Tamara Pigott, VCB executive director; Birgie Vertesch, DDWS executive director; John McCabe, DDWS president; and Toni Westland, supervisory refuge ranger, pose with the new addition to the refuges award showcaseEmail your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com Fine Dine or Cloud NineIl Cielo opens Sanibels season featuring all new eclectic fare, and if youre in the mood for a more casual dining experience, your table awaits you in our new Cloud Nine grille. For reservations call 239-472-5555. Open 5-10 pm daily at 1244 Periwinkle www.ilcielosanibel.com This isnt everyday food. Il Cielo is indeed a restaurant that reaches for the sky. Jean LeBoeuf, The News-Press, March 2012 Drew Sterwald, Florida Weekly Cuisine


17 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Olde Sanibel Open 7 Days UNIQUE GLASS METAL CERAMICS THANKSGIVING BEAD EVENTNOV 18-21Buy 3 beads get the 4th FREEBuy 4 beads receive a FREE silver bracelet St. Michaels Prepares For Luminary NightChoir members of St. Michaels and All Angels Episcopal Church will join parish members and Rector, The Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan in celebrating Sanibels Luminary Night on Friday, December 7 beginning at dark. Choir members and any others so inclined will be singing Christmas carols and holiday songs in front of the church while hot cider and cookies will be available at a welcoming table in the driveway on Periwinkle Way. Luminary Night is a long standing tradition on Sanibel, when service organizations place candle lighted, sand-filled bags (the luminaria) along the length of Periwinkle. Shops and organizations will offer refreshments along the lighted way as shoppers and non-shoppers alike walk along the candle-lighted path. It is a lovely way to begin the holiday season. Rabbi To Talk At Unitarian Universalist ServiceUnitarian Universalists of the Islands will meet on Sunday, December 2 at 5 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, 2050 Periwinkle Way. The service is open to the public. Unitarian Universalists welcome people with diverse beliefs from all religious or philosophical traditions. Rabbi Geller will speak about two components of the Arrogance of Power, the arrogance of knowledge and the arrogance of behavior. Those who interact with their communities through the lens of I have the better knowledge to lead you, fail to place trust in and listen to the collective wisdom of their communities. And those in power who attempt to regulate behavior according to their own specific beliefs by creating laws to limit social rights are guilty of the arrogance of behavior. Rabbi Geller, a native New Yorker, has travelled widely in his career as a rabbi in the military chaplains services. Growing up, he attended Hebrew parochial schools and, after completing his education at Brooklyn College, was ordained as a rabbi. He began a long and distinguished career as a military chaplain when he enlisted in the Air Force Chaplain Service during the Korean War. Rabbi Geller graduated from the Air Command & Staff College in 1956 and taught at the Air Force Chaplain School in Montgomery, Alabama. After a period in the Air Force Reserves, he returned to active duty during the Vietnam War and remained so until 1992, when he graduated from the National War College and also retired as the chaplain of the continued on page 46 Members of the St. Michaels and All Angels Episcopal Church Choir


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201218 Master Gardeners Date ChangeAttention Sanibel-Captiva gardeners date of meeting change. Due to a special event by the Sanibel Library involving the entire facility, the December meeting of the master gardener lecture series will be held on the second Thursday, December 13 at 10 a.m. at the library. The remainder of the 2013 programs will all be held on the first Thursday of each month has been the case for the past eight years. The speaker for the December 13 program is Sonja Smith, a master gardener for 23 years, who will speak on Garden Lore Examination of Gardening Practices. She will validate or debunk many of the commonly accepted good gardening practices. Two of the most respected academic authorities (authors and research professors) state that any planting instructions and many other practices written prior to 1987 are no longer valid. Smith will discuss and illustrate how to plant a root bound herb or shrub, the proper depth and size of planting hole, the use and amount of organic backfill, to prune or not prune a newly planted herb or shrub or tree, the proper depth and size of planting hole, proper container planting of vegetables, herbs and flowers, best practices in cleaning tools, merits of compost, the leading cause of decline or death of shrubs and trees, and irrigation recommendations for new trees and shrubs. She will compare eight beneficial animal manures and some fascinating facts on organically grown food and recommendations for fertilization of native and non-native plants. The speaker has taken these guidelines which have been adopted by American Nursery and Landscape Association, American Society of Consulting Arborists, American Society of Landscape Architects and the Tree Care Industry Association and Land Grant American Universities such as University of Florida for her talk. This program is in the top five of the previous six programs. The meeting is free and open to the public but seating is limited. Since 1976Lunch 11:30 AM til 3:00 PM Dinner 5:00 PM til 9:30 PM Open 7 Days Open all day for beer & wine 472-3434 www.muckyduck.com Open Daily: Lunch: 11:30am to 3:30pm Dinner: 5:30pm to 9:30pm (239) 472-3337 15183 Captiva Drive Captiva Island, Florida 33924 A Captiva Island Tradition Since 1976 Captivas Finest Waterfront Restaurant Come by Land.... or Come by Sea... Step back in time as you travel the back bays on this authentic Paddle Wheeler 239-765-8919 www.IndianPrincessFortM y ers.com 2080 Main Street, Fort M y ers BeachRefuge Nature Store Plans Pair Of Exclusive Holly-Days Shopping EventsSkip the Black Friday madness, the mall crowds and the big-box stores. Shop for unique, truly Sanibel items during the Ding Darling Refuge Nature Stores two Holly-Days events on Saturday, November 24 and Wednesday, December 12 (a.k.a. 12/12/12), starting at 2 p.m. The store and Ding Darling Education Center will stay open an extra hour those days just for the occasions, until 5 p.m. During the festive events, the top-rated Refuge Nature Store will showcase special new gifts and a sales table of items that are specially discounted up to 50 percent exclusively for Holly-Days. The Nature Store will be selling its new line of privately labeled Naples Soap bars and other of its new 30 items to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS), which operates the store for the benefit of the refuge. Look for this years line of holiday cards featuring six different refuge wildlife portraits shot by expert nature photographers. Holiday music and free spiced hot cider will set a festive mood for Holly-Days. Plan on guest appearances from local guest artisans and the Holiday Blue Goose for picture-taking. Free gift-wrapping with recycled holiday paper is available. In addition to the Holly-Days special offerings, shoppers will find a complete line of birding and nature books, toys, clothing, fine binoculars and scopes, and other unique gifts. The 2012 Luc Century limited-edition etched-glass ornament will be available, this year showcasing a mother manatee and calf. Artist Century is known for his work on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., and his annual refuge ornaments are collectors items. All proceeds from Refuge Nature Store sales go directly to programs benefiting wildlife and conservation education at the refuge. As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, DDWS works to support JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuges mission of conservation, wildlife and habitat protection, research, and public education through charitable donations and Refuge Nature Shop proceeds. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4 or dingdarlingsociety@gmail.com. This years Luc Century holiday ornament features manatees in honor of the refuges brand-new Marvelous Manatees exhibit in the free Education Center


19 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 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 green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) arrived at CROW in a lethargic state so severe that it could not lift its head. During examination, it was given an injection of fluids for hydration and potassium to increase its irregular heartbeat. Blood samples were also taken, which indicated the turtle was suffering from exposure to red tide. Dr. Heather Barron noticed that the initial response was immediate, as the patient suddenly held up its head and moved its fins. The turtle is now resting in a tub in the clinic while basking under a heat lamp to regulate its body temperature. Arrangements were made to surgically insert a tube in the turtles neck to allow the staff to give it fluids intravenously (IV) regularly spiked with potassium. Weve got to keep her heart rate up. Its important that its blood flow is regulated so it is getting enough to its brain stem, stated Dr. Heather. A couple of days after surgery, Helen Ingraham, DVM intern, noticed immediate irregularities in the turtles heart rate after it received a potassium spike to its fluid bag. As a result, Dr. Heather ordered an steadily increasing dose of an antispasmodic alkaloid used to relax smooth muscle and increase and regulate a patients heart rate. Its an antidote for a variety of toxic agents. She also recommended switching the potassium injections from IV to IM (intramuscularly). Im very worried about this patient. Its just not responding as quickly as I had hoped it would and Im afraid to feed it or do anything else, because it is also hypokalemic, which means it may have no smooth muscle or cilia; food would just rot in its GI tract, which could cause regurgitation and aspiration. I think were doing what we should be doing right now. Brevetoxicosis is something that she should be able to recover from. The green sea turtle has been at the clinic for just over a week, while its condition has stabilized, it has not improved greatly. Im so stressed as to why that turtle is not responding. It probably has to do with a low level of potassium in the blood. We are keeping our fingers crossed for a steady improvement. CROW relies solely on charitable support for its patients, as they do not have health insurance. If you would like to support this extraordinary sea turtle on its road to recovery, go to CROWs website and make a donation to patient #3192. CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.) is a non-profit wildlife hospital providing veterinary care for native and migratory wildlife from our local area. 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 472-3644 or visit www.crowclinic.org. The green sea turtle (patient #3192) is in serious but stable condition. Note the cap that was surgically inserted for its daily fluid drip


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201220 Fishing Culture Vital To Health Of Pine Island Soundby Jeff LysiakAs home to some of Southwest Floridas most visited tourist destinations, Pine Island Sound is also known as one of the top sport fishing capitals around the world. In fact, the fishing trade has been centered here for several centuries, as was detailed in the November 13 presentation 600 Years Of Fishing In Pine Island Sound, hosted by the Captiva Island Yacht Clubs Environmental Committee. About 70 people attended the multimedia lecture last week emceed by Paul McCarthy, owner of McCarthys Marina and proprietor of Captiva Cruises. The historic presentation featured guest speakers Cindy Bear, site coordinator of the Randell Research Center on Pineland; Ralph Woodring, owner of The Bait Box on Sanibel and longtime local fishing guide; and Mark Futch, a seaplane pilot, third generation fishing guide and tarpon conservation activist. According to McCarthy, prior to 1963, when the Sanibel Causeway bridge was completed, transportation to and from the islands was done primarily by boat. And with no permanent library on Captiva at the time, books were sent via a vessel called the Papyrus from the Gasparilla Library to the dock at McCarthys Marina. But the history of fishing in Pine Island Sounds goes back much further than even 600 years. In fact, the earliest evidence of human existence dates back to nearly 8,000 BC, from a spear point discovered in an area now known as Useppa Island. Bear explained during her presentation that oyster middens (a collection of domestic waste) began to form in the region around 4,000 BC and remnants of shell netting has been found dating back to 3,500 BC. Antique Anglers For thousands of years, the Calusa Indians ruled throughout Southwest Florida, becoming skilled fisherman along the coastline, in bays, rivers and estuaries. And the Calusa, like us, had times when fish were abundant and when fish were scarce, explained Bear. And they had the ability to adapt to those changing conditions. At the Randell Research Center, shell artifacts used by the Calusa includes a remarkable toolbox of items used in everyday life, as well as evidence of species caught by the Indian tribes of that era: mackerel, mullet, redfish, pinfish, spotted seafish and amberjack among them. But after thriving as the dominant society for generations, the Calusa eventually perished, succumbing to disease, warfare with European settlers in the area and subsequent human enslavement, virtually vanishing by the middle of the 18th century. Family Fodder The culture of modern day fishermen in Southwest Florida, according to Woodring, sort of followed the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Thats not to say that everybody got along well. Just that in case you got into trouble, another fisherman along the trading route between Punta Gorda and Key West one of the primary merchant ports of the pre-World War II era would be there to assist you, be it offering some mechanical help, a hot meal or a place to sleep for the night. And if a favor needed to be returned, you would do it for them, too. When you went out, my dad said always take four things with you: a rowing oar, an anchor, a cast net and a jug of water, said Woodring. As long as you had those things, you could basically deal with any problem. During his lecture, Woodring recalled family tales of bootlegging liquor through the Everglades, hiding from revenuers who chased the crafty fishermen through a maze of rivers, inlets and mangroves. He also discussed the expansion of the fishing commerce following the Punta Gorda Fish Companys construction of an ice house facility and additional run boats to pick up local catches, dropping off blocks of ice at fish houses and fishing camps. However, the most prophetic statement of the presentation was what Woodring recalled when his father once told him, If you take some and leave some, youll always have some. Saving A Species During his time at the podium, Futch talked about his grandfather the first generation of fishing guides in his family and showed a brief 8 mm color film. It featured a boating trip to Useppa Island in 1935 with six people and two boats: The Old Crow and The Little Colonel. However, Futch is much more interested in telling people about www.savethetarpon.com. The Save The Tarpon movement is about so much more than saving the tarpon. Save The Tarpon is about preserving the birthplace of modern sportfishing, said Futch. Its about respecting our heritage. Its about protecting and preserving a historically significant fishery. Its about pursuing a healthy symbiotic relationship between human beings and nature, a relationship sustainable for generations to come. According to Futch, he and New York Times bestselling author Randy Wayne White will travel to Apalachicola on December 5 to attend the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission meeting. During that meeting, the FWC is expected to discuss a draft rule that would create saltwater game fish and sport fish designations. Futch is asking people to visit www.savethetarpon.com and sign the petition. Most of us who live in Southwest Florida understand tarpon fishing is a large part of our identity here, he said. For generations, the tarpon have selflessly provided us with the title of Tarpon Fishing Capitol of the World, encouraging an endless stream of visitors to our area. We must work to protect this gift. We must work to practice and promote ethical tarpon angling in Boca Grande Pass and to call attention to those who threaten to destroy this fragile resource and habitat. The next presentation by the CIYC Environmental Committee will be held in February. A map of Pine Island Sound Paul McCarthy introduced each guest speaker to the podium Mark Futch is a seaplane pilot and third generation Southwest Florida fishing guide Ada Shissler, vice commodore of the Captiva Island Yacht Club Cindy Bear of the Randell Research Center on Pineland discussed the history of the Calusa Indians Ralph Woodring shared stories about the days of bootlegging booze on local waterways with a crowd gathered at the Captiva Island Yacht Club last week About 70 people attended the CIYC Environmental Committees presentation, 600 Years Of Fishing In Pine Island Sound, held on November 13


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23 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012Make And Take One Day Workshop Make And Take is a fast-paced one day art class in which participants will learn quick art techniques to produce numerous pieces of art worthy of hanging in your own home or for gift giving. Instructor Patty OKane will provide everything you need. Students will produce fun moderate sized pieces of art created from acrylics, canvas panels, canvas sheets, and more. Using traditional and nontraditional tools and materials, participants will be pleased with the unique pieces of art they make. OKane will demonstrate how anyone can make a beautiful piece of art. OKanes Make And Take workshop will be held on Thursday, November 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $50 for the day at the Fort Myers Beach Art Association gallery. Sign up in advance (at FMBAA in person or by phone at 463-3909 or by email to Patty at pattyokane@gmail.com) but payment can be made the first day of class. OKane has extensive experience as an art instructor. She teaches and paints in Illinois and is a member of the FMBAA.. The Fort Myers Beach Art Association, a working gallery on Donora and Shellmound in Fort Myers Beach, is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday. For more information on shows or classes, call the gallery at 463-3909 or visit www.fortmyersbeachart.com. artwork by Patty OKane BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva Island Patty Mangan, who splits her time between Athens, New York and Fort Myers, was excited to find an alphabet cone at Blind Pass during a beach day with her friends last week. It washed up right in my hand, said Mangan. Shell Found Patty Mangan Read us online at IslandSunNews.com Lazy Flamingo 2, Inc. Lazy Flamingo 2, Inc. 1036 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 1036 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-6939 239-472-6939 21% OFF 21% OFF entire check (lunch & dinner)excludes merchandise & all other coupons Mon. Nov. 26 Mon. Nov. 26 th th Tues. 27 Tues. 27 th th & Wed. 28 & Wed. 28 th th Lazy Flamingo 2s Lazy Flamingo 2s 21st Birthday! 21st Birthday!


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201224 Concerts And Conversation Series ReturnsThe Concerts and Conversation Series at Shell Point Retirement Community will again be open to the public announced Dawn Boren, director of resident life for Shell Point Retirement Community. This series will feature four concerts, and following each concert participants will enjoy a beverage and dessert reception with the performers. The list of performers includes: Merling Trio Monday, November 26 at 7 p.m. Thomas Pandolfi Thursday, January 31 at 7 p.m. Amernet String Quartet Thursday, February 21 at 7 p.m. Douglas Renfroe, Bass Baritone and LaVon Mattson, Pianist Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. The Concerts and Conversation Series is different from other concerts because it allows the guests the exclusive opportunity to mingle with the artist following the performance, said Boren. Attendees for this concert series are able to enjoy an hour of classical music in a small intimate setting since we only offer a select number of tickets for each performance. In the last few years, we decided to open ticket sales to the general public, and it has been a great success. Space is very limited, so tickets and reservations are required to attend any of the concerts in this series, which will be held in the Grand Cypress Room of the Woodlands. Tickets for each concert are $25, or all four concerts can be purchased for a series price of $80. To purchase tickets, or receive more information, visit www. shellpoint.org/concerts or call 454-2067. Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, two miles before the Sanibel Causeway. To learn more, visit www. shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131. Amernet String Quartet Douglas Renfroe LaVon Mattson Thomas Pandolfi The Merling Trio TheatreLab Joins Global Play ReadingFlorida Gulf Coast University is participating in a worldwide play reading to honor veterans as part of its ongoing commitment to civic engagement and community partnership. In association with the student organizations Eagle Theatre and Students Who Served, the universitys TheatreLab will present a staged reading of Spark at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 26 in the Arts Complex of FGCUs main campus. A post-performance discussion will involve a panel of local veterans and veteran service providers, including Service to the Armed Forces representatives of the Red Cross, student veterans from Students Who Served, an FGCU staff member who is a veteran and faculty with veteran-related expertise. Veterans and the entire community are encouraged to attend this free event to honor those who serve their country. The staged reading, performed by theater students under the direction of Armando Rivera, is part of a monthlong collaboration featuring readings from New York to Australia. The event was developed to honor American war veterans, shed light on the plight of female veterans and increase awareness of veterans stories by NoPassport, an unincorporated collective dedicated to the advocacy, production and publication of works expressive of cross-cultural and aesthetic diversity in the arts. A new work by 2012 OBIE Awardwinning playwright Caridad Svich, Spark is about a family of sisters in North Carolina, one of whom is a veteran returning from war. The two-act play reflects on poverty in America, what happens when soldiers come home and the strength of family. It is the third play in Svichs American quartet of works addressing national issues and global concerns. Her other plays include 12 Ophelias, Iphigenia A Rave Fable and The House of the Spirits, based on the novel by Isabel Allende. For more information about Spark, visit http://www.nopassport.org/spark. For information about FGCUs TheatreLab, go to http://theatrelab.fgcu. edu or e-mail assistant professor Michelle Hayford at mhayford@fgcu.edu. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


25 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Wide Beaches And High Dunes Protect People And Propertysubmitted by Ken and Kate Gooderham, ASBPA executive directorsWhat happens when you wrap a hurricane inside a winter storm, and have it come ashore during extremely high tides? Unexpected and significant coastal impacts, including major beach erosion, flooding and structural damage but concentrated in those areas where the beach and dune defenses were not adequate to absorb the surge and waves from this record-setting storm. While the official (and much-needed) analysis of the storms components for catastrophe will be months, there are some broad-brush takeaways from the storm: Wider beaches with high dunes work. Except (perhaps) for where Sandy made direct landfall, the story consistently was that wide sandy beaches and high dune systems kept the waves away from upland property and infrastructure, and prevented flooding from the unexpected storm surge.. Even in areas where the beaches and dunes were lost, they provided the first line of defense and help minimize the amount of damage that occurred. They absorbed the first onslaught of wave energy and storm surge before they were overcome. Where the beach was narrow or the dunes too low, Sandy overtopped the coastal protections, flooded the upland homes and structures and pushed beach sand into the streets. Of course, when designing a beach you normally dont prepare a coastal system for a direct hit by a once-in-a-lifetime (we hope) storm any more than seat belts and air bags can protect you when the car youre in is hit by a train. High dunes and wide beaches were no match for a 15-foot storm surge and a mountain of water that had days to build momentum in those areas north of where Sandy made landfall. Even though these engineered systems were not designed to provide protection for a super storm the size of Sandy, they performed above and beyond all expectations. One of the reasons for having a wide beach is to create a buffer, so sand will be sacrificed to help protect things landward of it; similarly high dunes behind the beach serve as a levee, preventing inland flooding. Mostly, in Sandy all along the affected coast healthy beaches did just that; when adjacent coastal communities suffered differing amounts of damage, the health (width and height) of their beach and dunes systems was the deciding factor in reducing destruction. Coastal protection doesnt stop at the coastline. In the face of storms like Sandy, keeping coastal communities safe isnt just about wide healthy beaches. Some of the worst destruction happened in those towns and cities where flood waters could run amok once seawalls and other hard structures were overtopped because groundlevel buildings and aging infrastructure were no match for rising tides. Worse, some cities had no easy way to drain off floodwaters once the tides receded, because barriers and geography kept gravity from doing its job making a bad situation worse and delaying recovery and repair. We need to heed the warning of coastal scientists and implement coastal protection plans developed by coastal engineers. Along the coast, plans and preparations are often more shaped by politics and personal preferences than by prudence doing whats possible rather than whats necessary. Politicians need to heed warnings that are based on coastal facts and science (rather than just those based on volume and stridency). Conversely, we need to demand good science reproducible, redundant and reliable be used as the basis for our policy decision-making whenever possible, rather than accepting the assertions of well-meaning but unqualified experts as the inspiration for coastal action. Wider beaches and high dune systems, along with elevated structures built to tested building codes and siting plans, can provide significant protection and sustainability of our coastal infrastructure. The cost of doing it right is higher than what has been spent in the past, but significantly less than the cost to clean up and repair the impacts of a single storm such as Sandy. Protecting coastal infrastructure is a crucial investment. Particularly in those areas with crucial public infrastructure (tunnels, power plants, airports, major roadways) so close to the coast, a sound protection plan would limit damage and speed recovery. Plans big and small will be advanced in the months to come to deal with the vulnerabilities exposed by Sandy, and we encourage reinforcement to be part of the recovery and repair investment. This should be a wake-up call for other coastal communities unaffected by the storm. We would hope the events of the past several days will inspire them to look hard at their own potential weak infrastructure links and start considering what steps they can take to shore up those crucial public resources before they face the storm specter staring down at them. As New Jersey and New York were just reminded, its not a question of if but when and how bad. For more information, go to www.asbpa.org, Facebook or www.twitter.com/ asbpa. Lunch & Dinner 11 am 9:30 pm 239-472-0223 great food good timesLocated in the Forever Green Shops, Cips Place, is nestled in one of the islands most gorgeous landscape settings. Choose between our outdoor garden patio or front porch. Indoor seating and full bar are also available. 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29 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Tank Talks Offered At SCCFOn Tuesday, November 27 at 10 a.m., join an SCCF biologist for the next Tank Talk in the Nature Center. The SCCF Nature Center has educational ambassadors living in tanks. They include Indie the endangered Indigo snake, Jewel the Diamondback Terrapin, Happy the Florida Snapping turtle, Salty the mangrove water snake plus baby box turtles and critters in the touch tank. Following the Tank Talk, take a guided tour to learn more about these living ambassadors, many of which are SCCF research subjects. Cost to attend the Tank Talk is $5, with SCCF members and children admitted free. SCCF is located at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Call 472-2329 or visit www.sccf. org for more information. Happy, the Florida Snapping turtle Turtle Tracks At SCCFLearn about the lifecycles and habits of sea turtles that nest on local beaches and what the SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation is doing to protect them. Get an update on the whereabouts of RECON the recently satellite-tagged Kemps Ridley being tracked by Mote Marine Lab and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. The Kemps Ridley is the worlds most endangered sea turtle and use Pine Island Sound as a juvenile nursery. Since 1992, SCCF sea turtle volunteers and staff have monitored every inch of Sanibel and Captiva beaches each morning from May 1 through October, looking for tracks to nests laid the night before or nests that have hatched. The next Turtle Tracks program will be held on Thursday, November 29 at 10 a.m. at the SCCF Nature Center, 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. The program is free to SCCF members and children, or $5 for adults. Call 472-2329 for more information. Volunteers Needed For Christmas Bird Count On December 15San-Cap Audubon will conduct its annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 15. The results of the local count will be forwarded to the National Audubon Society for inclusion in the 113th National Christmas Bird Count. More than 50,000 observers participate each year in this census of early-winter bird populations. The results are compiled into the longest running database in ornithology, representing over a century of unbroken data on trends of early-winter bird populations across the Americas. Simply put, the Christmas Bird Count is citizen science in action.Prior to the turn of the 20th century, people engaged in a holiday tradition known as the Christmas Side Hunt. They would choose sides and go into the field with their guns; whoever brought in the biggest pile of feathered and furred quarry won. Conservation was in its infancy around the turn of the century, and many observers and scientist were becoming concerned about declining bird populations. Beginning on Christmas Day 1900, ornithologist Frank Chapman, an early officer in the then budding Audubon Society, proposed a new holiday tradition, a Christmas bird census that would count birds in the holidays rather than hunt them. So began the Christmas Bird Count. Thanks to the inspiration of Frank M. Chapman and the enthusiasm of 27 dedicated birders, 25 Christmas Bird Counts were held that day. The locations ranged from Toronto, Ontario, to Pacific Grove, California with most counts in or near the population centers in northeastern North America. Those original 27 bird counters tallied a total of 90 species on all the counts combined. Volunteers are needed for this years count. Birding skills are desirable but not necessary. To participate or to obtain addition information, call 395-3804. 2012-2013 Season OPERA CLASSICAL LECTURES DANCE POP & JAZZ LIVE THEATER VISUAL ARTS BALLET DANCE Sanibel Arts on FILM NOVEMBER 16 28 BIG ARTS SCHEIN PERFORMANCE HALL M 19 Film: Footnote ................................................................... 7 PM W 21 Film: Margin Call ......................................................... 1:30 PM S 24 All in the Musical Family ............................................. 8 PM M 26 Film: Surprise Film (To Be Announced) ........................ 7 PM W 28 Film: Once Upon a Time in Anatolia .......................... 1:30 PMSaturday, November 24 8 PM, Schein Performance Hall$37 General Seating $42 Loge $15 Child 17 & Under Grand Patron Sponsor BECKIE MENZIE & TOM MICHAEL Sponsor BIG ARTS Angels


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201230 Festival Of Trees Opens November 23Goodwill Industries 6th annual Festival of Trees, presented by FineMark National Bank & Trust, opens November 23 at the historic Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in Fort Myers. This week-long event will feature 25 beautifully decorated holiday trees, the Childrens Holiday Workshop, and the elegant Tux & Trees Gala. This years festival is bigger than ever, said Madison Mitchell, Goodwills community relations coordinator. On Saturday, November 24 we have a brunch with Santa, and an outdoor street festival. In the evening The River District will be celebrating its annual Holiday Stroll and the art center will host a special holiday concert by the Beatles tribute band The Nowhere Band. Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson will be on hand Saturday, November 24 to light the wreath outside the art center before the concert begins. The Festival of Trees is open to the public during the following times: Friday, November 23, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, November 26, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, November 28, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, November 30, 5 to 9:00 p.m. Families are invited to bring their little ones to the festivals Childrens Holiday Workshop. For a $6 per child admission fee, children can play holiday games, create ornaments and cards, and listen to stories. The workshop is open Friday, November 23, Saturday, November 24, and Sunday, November 25. Visit www. tuxandtrees.com for times and special pricing. There is a very eclectic mix of trees this year, said Mitchell. We have a wine themed tree, an upside down tree, gift certificates galore to jewelry designers, restaurants, and salons, a Star Wars Planetarium, and so much more. There truly is something for everyone. Returning designers include Axis Natural Medicine, Benzing Technologies, BJs Wholesale Club, CenturyLink, Costco, Health & Harmony Center, Hotel Indigo, LCEC, Media Vista Group, River District Alliance, Rotary Club of North Fort Myers, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Staging Matters & Riverside Reality, The Home Depot, and Two Men and a Truck. New designers include Edgewood Academy, Grandeur Magazine, Gulf Coast Town Center, Mark Loren Designs, Mini De-Lights Miniature Club, Norris Home Furnishings, and Seminole Casino Immokalee. The charitable and glamorous Tux & Trees Gala concludes the festival on Saturday, December 1 at 6:30 p.m. All of the festivals trees will be sold during a live auction, while wreaths and other extravagant items will be available in a silent auction. The evening will be hosted by Stacey Adams of WINK News and auctioneer Mike Joyce of Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry. Tickets to the Tux & Trees Gala are $100 per person. For those who are unable to attend the gala but dont want to miss out on the opportunity to bring home one of the festivals trees, there is a special tree up for raffle. The Golden Ticket tree is an elaborately decorated four-foot tree with elegant gold ornaments and completed with over $1,000 in gift certificates for spa treatments from Natalies Skin Solutions. The raffle tickets will be on sale throughout the festival. Tickets are $25 each, or three for $50. Last years festival and gala raised $56,000 to support the Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation, which provides long-term financial support to programs and services of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida. In 2011, Goodwill helped 23,000 Southwest Floridians with disabilities and other disadvantages become more independent. For more information, or to purchase Tux & Trees Gala tickets, visit www. tuxandtrees.com or call 995-2106 ext. 2213. 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31 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012BIG ARTS Classical Afternoons SeriesBIG ARTS will present a classical concert featuring violinist Jinjoo Cho accompanied by pianist Hyun Soo Kim on Sunday, December 2 at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are general admission $32; Classical Afternoon series $109 for four Classical Afternoon concerts; student/child free with paying adult. Jinjoo Cho is the first prize and Orchestra Award winner of the 2010 Buenos Aires International Violin Competition and the Peoples Choice Award winner of the 2006 Montreal International Musical Competition. She has appeared as a soloist with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Seoul Philharmonic, Louisville Orchestra and the Aspen Concert Orchestra. A native of Seoul, South Korea, Cho is a graduate of Yewon Art School and the Korean National University of Arts. She moved to the U.S. in 2002 to study at the Cleveland Institute of Music. A Cleveland Plain Dealer review describes Cho as a young artist of extravagant gifts ...a forceful, expressive musician. Hyun Soo Kim completed his masters degree in Collaborative Piano at the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2011, where he received the Rosa Lobe award in Collaborative Piano. He has performed as soloist with the University of Delaware Symphony Orchestra and the Newark Symphony Orchestra. Their program will include John Corigliano: Sonata for Violin and Piano, Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano Op.12, No.1 in D Major, Strauss: Violin and Piano in E-flat major, Op. 18, Paganini: La Campanella, and the challenging Franz Waxman: Carmen Fantasy. A brief ceremony to announce the winner of the BIG ARTS/Kenneth L. Nees Classical Music Scholarship will be held before the concert. Upcoming Classical Afternoon Series concerts are Ars Nova String Trio (January 6), Pianist Priscila Navarro (January 27), and Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Starling Chamber Players (February 12). Classical Afternoons are supported by Grand Patron Series Sponsor Deborah and John La Gorce. To purchase tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road or call Marks Box Office at 395-0900. Violinist Jinjoo Cho Pianist Hyun Soo Kim Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com 1523 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island472.7770OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 11AM TO 10PMwww.the shhouserestaurants.com Visit Us At Our Other Two Locations DINNER SPECIALS5pm 10pmMONDAY BBQ RIBS TUESDAY SHRIMP FEST WEDNESDAY SUSHI FEATURING AUNG THURSDAY SNOW CRAB FRIDAY FISH FRY SATURDAY LOBSTER BOIL SUNDAY PASTA NIGHT The Fish HouseFort Myers Beach 7225 Estero Blvd.239-765-6766The Fish HouseBonita 4685 Bonita Beach Rd.239-495-5770 SATURDAY & SUNDAY FOOTBALL SUNDAY NFL ALL GAMES PACKAGE 2 for 1Rum Runners$700 HAPPY HOUR EVERY DAY 3-6 PMAppetizer & Drink Specials MUSICTuesday 6-9 pm STEELY PANSteel DrumThursday 6-9 pm STEVE REYNOLDSVocals, Guitar WE HAVE STONE CRABS!


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201232 Southall Gives Presentation At Shell Islands Garden Club MeetingDavid Southall recently gave a PowerPoint program to members of the Shell Islands Garden Club on the growing and use of succulents in their gardens. Southall is a lifelong commercial botanist and grower with an interest in the growth, propagation and hybridizing of succulents and cacti. Martha Dilger introduced the speaker. The Shell Islands Garden Club is a membership of hands-in-the-dirt gardeners with interests in floral design, horticulture, conservation and local philanthropy. With president Maggie Butcher presiding, members of the club agreed to distribute funds from the proceeds of an auction held earlier this year to the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, CROW, ECHO and The Community House. Suzy Valentine and husband, David Southall, advise member Lucille Dickinson on the use of succulents The Alien Invasion At SCCFMore than 500 fish and wildlife species, 1,180 plant species and who knows how many insects that are not native now live and multiply in Florida were introduced by humans. Some like the pythons in the Everglades are having devastating effects. Come and learn about the species that make up Sanibel and Captivas Alien Invasion on Wednesday, November 28 at 10 a.m. in the SCCF Nature Center, 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Cost is $5 for adults, with SCCF members and children admitted free. Lionfish were documented in local waters last year English Country DancingLearn the social dances of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries on Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., year round at Wa-ke Hatchee Recreation Center, 16760 Bass Road in Fort Myers. Dress is casual, and flat shoes with non-slip soles are recommended. Partners are not necessary and beginners are welcomed. The atmosphere is family friendly, with live music provided. Lessons are free after a one-time payment of $10, which covers lifetime membership to Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreation Center. For more information, contact Gillian Carney at 603-9828 or email fortmyersdancers@hotmail.com. MUSIC LESSONSJennifer ValiquettePrivate Instruction on Piano, Saxophone, & Flute Sanibel and Fort MyersPhone: 239-989-7799 Web: wwww.sanibelschoolofmusic.weebly.comShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201234 Opening Night At The Straussby Di SaggauIt was a festive evening as theater goers welcomed the start of a new season at the BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater. A pre-show reception allowed everyone to mingle in the lobby and chat with friends. They then enjoyed a performance of Beckys New Car, a Theatre Conspiracy production, that enjoyed an eight-night run at the Strauss. Theater Production Manager Bobby Logue announced the new Strauss season to the audience. Next up is Dickens Women December 4, 5, 6 and 7, starring award-winning British actress Miriam Margolyes. You might remember her as Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter films. She will portray many of Dickens colorful female literary characters. Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings opens December 17, followed by the Southwest Florida Premiere of Monty Pythons Spamalot on January 11. To learn more about the entire season at BIG ARTS Strauss Theater, call 395-0900 or log on to www.BIG ARTS.org. Bill and Mari Zimmerman Jim and Susen Berg Lee Ellen Harder, Michael Hall and Helene Farnell Steve, Cynthia and Joanne Kleist James and Patricia Parrock, visitors from England Judy and Bob Groninger 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! 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! We have the NFL Ticket Package We have the NFL Ticket Package & the BIG TEN Network & the BIG TEN Network


35 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012BIG ARTS Chorus Swings In The Snowy Season On SanibelBIG ARTS Community Chorus Holiday Concert, led by Steve Cramer, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, December 6 in Schein Performance Hall, 900 Dunlop Road. The chorus will sing holiday favorites including a Christmas on Broadway medley, and selections from Handels Messiah. They will also perform Winter Wonderland, Hanukkah Night, and Let It Ring, Let It Swing, Let It Snow. Tickets are general admission $10; children 17 and under are free with adult. The chorus is scheduled to perform on Sanibel at the Thanksgiving Celebration at The Community House, art fair, a bike club meeting, and Sanibel and Captiva Luminary nights. The community chorus rehearses on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at BIG ARTS. All are welcome to join. The community band holiday concert is 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 11 at BIG ARTS. For more information call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Members of the community chorus in last years holiday concert $ 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 12/31/12 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 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


36 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 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 Holiday Nights Island-Style TreeThe Sanibel & Captiva Chamber of Commerce will be represented at the Edison & Ford Holiday Nights this year with a tree located on the porch of the Edison home. The San-Cap Chamber tree is blue and green, representing the colors of the ocean. The tree skirt represents the color of sand and the seashells top off the Sanibel flavor. Take note of the connection of the Edison & Ford Estates and Sanibel & Captiva Chamber. Chris Pendleton, CEO and president of the Estates, is also on the Sanibel & Captiva Chamber Board. Edison & Ford Holiday Nights 2012 will run December 1 through 30 (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, located at 2350 McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. The tree Linda Miller designed in the name of the Sanibel & Captiva Chamber of Commerce for Holiday Nights From left, Chris Pendleton, Estates president and CEO and Sanibel & Captiva Chamber of Commerce Board of Director, Linda Miller, co-owner of SanCap CPA and designer of this years Holiday Nights tree, with Ceil Caulfield and Bev Thomas of Legends Golf and C.C. VOTED BEST CHEF 2009, 2010 & 2012BEST OF THE ISLANDS AWARD FINE ITALIAN CUISINE IL TESORO RISTORANTEinspired by Island Fare in a bistro style751 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island, FL 239-395-4022 Reservations Suggested www.iltesoro.net Now open in NYCs Upper East Side, 82nd & 1st Ave.TASTE OF THE ISLANDS IRON CHEF WINNER Check Out Our New Family Friendly Fall Menu! Check Out Our New Family Friendly Fall Menu! MENU AVAILABLE ONLINE AT ILTESORO.NET MENU AVAILABLE ONLINE AT ILTESORO.NET Fresh ingredients, simplicity, love... the recipe for a treasured dining experience Chef/Owner AJ Black We are taking Kiwanis coupons good through November 30th for early dining 5-6 or late dining at 8:30-10 only. Reservations required. No holidays. Dine in only. Shell Point Academy Class On RussiaThe Academy at Shell Point invites Southwest Florida residents to attend an informative presentation, Russia Revisited, by Thomas Tyrell, retired lawyer and former economic advisor to the UK government. This presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 27 starting at 10 a.m. in the Grand Cypress Room of The Woodlands at Shell Point Retirement Community. Tickets are required and the cost to attend this presentation is $10 per person. Thomas provided three sessions in the Academy last fall on Russia In The 21st Century Who Lost The Peace Dividend? This fall, upon his return from the Isle of Man, he will share with us his perspective on Russia since then. A lot has happened in Russia this past year, and we always enjoy Thomas learned interpretations, especially gleaned from his half year over there, said Teri Kollath, manager of Academy and Volunteer Services. The Academy of Life Long Learning at Shell Point is an educational initiative for the residents of the retirement community. The Academy provides anywhere from 70 to 90 classes each semester that encompass a well-rounded curriculum of educational opportunities for senior adults. The Academy of Life Long Learning at Shell Point was named as one of 2008s most innovative active aging programs by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an association that supports professionals who develop wellness/fitness facilities and services for age 50-plus adults. To learn more about Shell Point Retirement Community, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


37 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Just up the road awaits a true, must-do destination: the Old Captiva House, where Americas most romantic sunset meets Captivas top-rated dining in a charming, historic, Gulf-front location complete with live piano. Come, feast your eyes and your appetite. 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, $29.95. Friday Special: Fish Fry, $17.95. Sunday Special: Barbeque, $17.95. Monday: Captiva Crab Races Music Friday-Saturday: The New Vinyls Saturday: Sunset Arias Tuesday-Wednesday: Taylor Stokes W HETHER YOU LOOK WEST OR LOOK DOWN, THE VIEW IS EQUALLY SPECTACULAR. N OT ONLY DO WE MAKE EVERY NIGHT SPECIAL. W E MAKE SPECIALS EVERY NIGHT. Chautauqua Activities During Holiday VillageChautauqua activities held during Captivas annual Holiday Village celebration includes the following: November 29 Holiday Surprises! Captiva Memorial Library will have a special childrens program at 3 p.m. Holiday Surprises will feature holiday story reading and a special craft activity. The newly established Captiva Island Historical Society will have an encore showing of their film, Captiva Memories, Volume 1 on the afternoon of November 29 starting at 4:30 p.m. Priceless stories from Chick Bruning, Dave Jensen, Leslie Kowalski, Debby and David MacKenzie, Nancy Oden, Shirley and Warren Stanton, Sarita Van Vleck and Queenie Viglione were recorded and edited by Rusty Farst for this fisrt edition. Volume 2: Earth, Wind and Water will be shown the following Thursday, December 6. Volume 3 is still in production November 30 Coconuts! Grinning face. Its the Spanish derivative of this term from which the word coconut comes. We all hope to be grinning at Jensens Marina on November 30 during a daylong celebration of the coconut and its relatives. SCCFs Native Plant Nursery manager will be on hand to share her knowledge of the state tree of Florida, the cabbage palm. Coconuts did not exist in Florida prior to the Spaniards. Calusas used the fiber of cabbage palms for rope making, the fronds for weaving containers and the fruits for food. There are many ethno botanical uses of this versatile tree. Learn to weave a fish ornament from the frond and watch a demonstration of basket weaving. Dick Walsh will be there to show some of the ornamental varieties of coconuts. Teri McClure and other volunteers will assist people who want to make and mail their own coconut greeting card. Taste heart of palm. Learn how to crack the tough nut using two claw hammers. Its a casual day... come on over and then come back for more. And, just maybe, the royalty of ice cream makers herself will make an appearance bearing toasted coconut ice cream. Activities start at 11 a.m. and go through 3 p.m., ending just a bit before one of the legendary Captiva Mullet Marches heads to the beach for sunset. Find SCCF staff and volunteers under the big tiki at Jensens Twin Palms Marina. We might just put a big smile on your face. December 1 Join The Junkanoo! Making Recycled Rhythm Instruments project is available on the corner of Andy Rosse Lane and Captiva Drive, just prior to the start of the heart-thumping, high-stepping Bahamas Junkanoo Band dances their way down Andy Rosse Lane. The band was honored by being featured in the National Folk Music Festival. Junkanoo parades are highly spirited continued on page 44 Captiva Holiday Village Junkanoo parade in 2011


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201238 Film Series Returns To BIG ARTSBIG ARTS Film Society brings back the ever-popular Not-for-MondayNight Film Series with a documentary and three dramas. Films for the adventuresome, the Not-for-MondayNight Series is a mlange of recent films and documentaries, sometimes serious, sometimes controversial, sometimes funny, much like what you would find at major film festivals. These full-length films will include an introduction and discussion of the film led by longtime film buff Hyde Tucker. Filmgoers will also have the enhanced viewing experience provided by a high-definition projection system and Blu-ray Disc player. General Admission is $5. All films begin at 1:30 p.m. on the following Wednesdays. Personal listening devices are available. Not-for-Monday-Night films are: November 28 Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011), Turkey; Not Rated December 5 Tabloid (2010), U.S.; Rated R December 12 In Darkness (2011), Poland; Rated R Winner of the grand prize of the Jury Award at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia is a drama about a search party hunting for a missing body hidden in the hills of Anatolia. Deborah Young of the Hollywood Reporter describes the film as a deep and haunting work that lingers in the memory. Tabloid is a documentary by Errol Morris about Joyce McKinney, a former Miss Wyoming who became a British tabloid sensation in the late 1970s when she was charged with abducting and imprisoning a young Mormon missionary in the countryside of Devon in south England. Watching the film is a tantalizing experience it is a spellbinding enigma, Roger Ebert said. A 2012 Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, In Darkness is a dramatization of one mans real-life rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazioccupied Polish city of Lvov during World War II. AO Scott of The New York Times said the film is touching, warm and dramatically satisfying. To purchase tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, call 3950900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. 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 Heres whats cooking for Breakfast & Lunch ice cream chick wings hot dogs 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 www.captivaholidayvillage.comTop Ten Books On The Island1. Gift From The Sea by Ann Morrow Lindbergh 2. Gone by Randy Wayne White 3. Language Of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh 4. Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne White 5. Untethered Soul by Michael Singer 6. Fifty Shades Darker by EL James 7. Another Sanibel Sunset Detective by Ron Base 8. Poseidons Arrow by Clive Cussler 9. Last Man by Vince Flynn 10. Gone Girl by Gillian FlynnCourtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop.


39 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Poets Corner Tanya Hochschild writes The Island Sun has asked me to manage a poetry column. We are inviting submissions from local poets. Anyone interested may submit their work via email to tutsie@comcast. net. Each week individual work will be showcased. My poem, Living Between Poems, will kick off the season. I am a member of a Sanibel Writers Group, have participated in Artpoems and Writers Reads on the island, and had two books published. Much of my work, as the poem today indicates, is influenced by the country of my birth, South Africa, a place we return to every year.selected by Tanya HochschildLiving Between Poemsby Tanya HochschildI want to be in nature, to find again a fierce sense of union, to be part of the earths restless energy. I want to throw bones as elephants do To know my own fate. To scatter feathers of birds who have flown endless skies. Feel in their dispersal the distance I must cover. To be the black of the Zebras white, together to dazzle the bushveld. To shed my skin to unmask to know wildness, to feel home. On a hike, to trip on ideas, yet stay on the trail for in the rhythm of walking is the music of writing. I want to track the spoor of the earth In the white-hot heat of day, Find peace waiting for me in a shady spot. And when I am with nature, I know my place in the world and I can write a poem. Duplicate BridgeDuplicate bridge results from Tuesday, November 13, when there were six tables in play at The Sanibel Community Association. The winners were: 1. Mary and Dick Butler 2. Vida Zubkus and Rick Smart 3. Judy Glaser and Dick Brown 4. Ulla and Bogi Von Below 5. Clara and Terry Terrana The game runs for six months November through April at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at The Community House, located at 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. For more information, call Susan Willoughby at 281-3258. Once Upon A Time In Anatoliasubmitted by Hyde TuckerOnce Upon A Time In Anatolia is a Turkish film about a murder investigation and human nature under pressure. It will be shown at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28 in Schein Performance Hall at BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. This film shared the grand prize at the Cannes Film festival in 2011. It is an excellent example of telling multiple stories using not much more than actors faces, landscape, incident light, yellow and gold color, sound, music and slow pace. Manohla Dargis in the New York Times said, Mr. Ceylan (the director) doesnt trumpet his ideas, but lets them quietly surface, often through to stories that the men tell one another and at times take the form of parables. Time Out London said, Murder mysteries rarely run as deep as this long, dark night of the soul. It also said, However, the murder allows both Ceylan and us time to stop and consider what life means in the face of it being snatched away. It added, The entourage takes tea at a village where a beautiful young woman serving them awakens new feelings in one of the prisoners and the story begins to take in a more intimate, spiritual dimension as it focuses increasingly on the character of the doctor. As I watched the film, I thought of the important role Turkey is playing because of the war in Syria. I also thought how the investigation seems like an American one and how it does not. Turkish human nature seems depicted as universal rather than different. The film starts very slowly and gains some speed. It is 2 hours and 37 minutes long. It is not rated. There is a body. The autopsy is delicately handled. Most of the violence is off-scene. It is in Turkish with well-designed English sub-titles. Tickets are $5 each. There will be a brief introduction before the film and an open discussion afterwards. All will be encouraged to participate in the discussion. Once Upon A Time In Anatolia is the second of four films of the Not For Monday Night series. The others to be shown are Tabloid (December 5) and In Darkness (December 12). The first film of the series was Margin Call. These films are outstanding and have made a positive difference, but are more controversial or otherwise do not fit the Monday night model. For the complete listing of BIG ARTS films, to purchase tickets or to become a member, call 395-0900, e-mail info@ BIGARTS.org or log on to www. BIGARTS.org. With Live Entertainment t Entertainment t t Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine Casual Beachfront Dining Open for Dinner From 5 p.m. until Late Join us for the Holidays! 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40 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 The Golf Cart Parade returns on December 8 Firedancer at last years Marching Mullet Parade The holiday tree in front of Tween Waters Inn The Junkanoo Parade makes its way down Andy Rosse Lane The winning entry from last years Golf Cart Parade Hoteliers, merchants, attraction owners and restaurateurs of Captiva Island have been busily preparing for the third annual Captiva Holiday Village that will kick off next Friday and continue through December 9. The three-weekend-long Captiva Holiday Village launches its 2012 spectacular the Friday after Thanksgiving with fireworks, tree lightings, holiday readings, musical performances and more. Each special-themed weekend will be a fun-filled extravaganza of sight and sound, set against the backdrop of the Gulf of Mexico and evening sunsets. During the event weekends, visitors will enjoy everything from decorated golf-cart and lighted boat parades to Junkanoo and fire dancers, live music and even a Marching Mullet Parade. Captiva is a remarkable island village and known as a magnet for creative people, said Paul McCarthy of Captiva Cruises. Its famous for its beautiful beaches, wildlife-filled waters, familyfriendly atmosphere, and a quirky, relaxed way of life. This island is a perfect place to unwind from holiday stress. All three weekends of events take place in Captivas village center, where its colorful restaurants and shops will be festively decorated. The village is the heart of the island: a quirky, colorful, pedestrian-friendly hub where people stroll from place to place, enjoying live music, tropical food and drink and the islands legendary sunsets. Back by popular demand, a feature of this years Captiva Holiday Village is community Chautauqua, offering educational workshops, entertainment, films, a carol sing, boat cruises, tastings and natural history talks all offering locals and visitors a chance to learn more about quirky Captiva. Captiva is a wonderful contrast from the hustle and bustle of normal daily life, said Jeff Shuff, Tween Waters Inn general manager. When you add in all the fun with these three holiday event weekends, Captiva should be at the top of your holiday must-do list; its going to be one heck of a party this year. This years sponsors include the Golf Cart Parade sponsor The Royal Shell Companies, the Boat Parade Sponsor Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, the Junkanoo Parade sponsor American Realty of Captiva and the Fire Dancing on the Beach sponsor VIP Realty. Media sponsors include the News-Press Media Group, Island Sun and SanibelCaptiva Beaches & Keys. As a highlight of this annual event, local hoteliers and restaurants have once again teamed up to offer six free twonight Captiva Holiday Village weekends for the 2012 event. Online entries are now being accepted at www.captivaholidayvillage.com. Captiva Island resorts, inns, cottages and vacation homes are also offering lodging specials in conjunction with this years event. For a list of all events and hotel packages, visit www.CaptivaHolidayVillage. com. Schedule Of Events Friday, November 23: Tween Waters Inn Tree Lighting Ceremony and fireworks 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, November 24: South Seas Tree Lighting and Childrens Classic Holiday Reading Chadwicks Square South Seas 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunset Arias on the beach at Tween Waters Inn 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 28: Walking History Tour with Richard Finkel of Captiva Cruises at McCarthys Marina 11 a.m. Sunset Cruise Demystifying Wines Wonder about what temperature a Barbera wine should be served or what the cork can tell you about the quality? Join Gordon Huller on this special sunset cruise to learn more. Call 472-5100 for reservations. 5 p.m. Thursday, November 29: Sanibel Captiva Art League Paint Out Plein Air at Tween Waters Inn 10 a.m.continued on page 41 Captiva Holiday Village Updated Schedule Of Events


41 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 From page 40Holiday VillageHoliday Surprises at Captiva Memorial Library 2:30 p.m. Captiva Historical Society presents Captiva Memories Vol. 1 at CCA Community Center Friday, November 30: Coconuts! Paint coconut greeting cards, weave fish ornaments from palm fronds, taste Queenies coconut ice cream, learn about varieties of coconuts, and ethnobotanical uses of the cabbage palm. Under the tiki at Jensens Marina 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mullet March Starts at Jensens Marina 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Joyous Jam Five-piece band Jim Morris & The Big Bamboo Band on stage. Food and liquor booths. Bring lawn chairs. No coolers allowed. Keylime Bistro on Andy Rosse Lane 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Fire Dancing Andy Rosse Lane Beach 6 p.m. Saturday, December 1: Mullet Festival Jensens Marina 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fishing, cooking demos, book signing and music. Fun for all ages. Join the Junkanoo making Recycled Rhythm Instruments Corner of Andy Rosse Lane and Captiva Drive 1 to 3 p.m. Junkanoo Parade Andy Rosse Lane 3 p.m. Boat Parade Roosevelt Channel. Get cruise tickets from Captiva Cruises 472-5300 Public parade viewing: Green Flash Restaurant, Jensens Marina, McCarthys Marina and Tween Waters Marina 6 p.m. Boat Awards Keylime Bistro on Andy Rosse Lane 8:30 p.m. Tuesday December 4: Talk by Amy Bennett Williams, editor of Tropicalia and author Images of the Caloosahatchee. Also speaking Woody Hanson, grandson of the Seminoles White Medicine Man. Wakefield Room at Tween Waters Inn 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 5: Boat Cruise 1,000 Years of Fishing in Pine Island Sound boat cruise McCarthys Marina with SCCFs Kristie Anders. Call 472-5100 for reservations 9:30 a.m. Captiva Storm Readiness by Doris Holzheimer and Island Hurricanes by SCCFs Kristie Anders Captiva Civic Association 2 p.m. Boat Cruise Winter Stars Over Captiva with Richard Finkel of Captiva Cruises $30 per person. Call Captiva Cruises in advance for reservations 472-5100 6:30 p.m. Thursday, December 6: Sanibel Art League Paint Out Plein Air Andy Rosse Lane 10 a.m. Mangrove Mamas: Who Lives Amidst the Mangroves with a live touch tank Tween Waters Marina Deck 11 a.m. Sea Grass Seining with SCCF Scientists Captiva Kayak Fee $30 person for kayaks 1:30 p.m. Books Make The Best Gifts Captiva Memorial Library 2:30 p.m. Captiva Memories: Earth, Wind and Water Captiva Community Center 4:30 pm Friday, December 7: Sanibel Luminary Evening 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunset Arias Beach at Tween Waters Inn 5 to 6:30 p.m. Americas Darling, a new documentary on the life of Jay Norwood Darling Wakefield Room at Tween Waters Inn 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 8: Golf Cart Parade Decorated Golf Cart Parade starts at South Seas Island Resort, traveling down Captiva Drive 3:30 p.m. Captiva Luminary 7 p.m. Captiva Luminary Stroll throughout the Captiva Village area and Chadwicks Square Photographic Sampler at the Captiva Memorial Library Collection Catch the trolley from South Seas Island Resort to Tween Waters Inn with three stops in between to enjoy shopping, entertainment and food Sunday, December 9: Carol Sing at Chapel-by-the-Sea Post-carol reception at Captiva Civic Association Hall 7 p.m. ZAGAT ZAGAT.COM R ate d b y : Fish Tacos!


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201242 Monday Night MovieGoodbye First Loveby Di SaggauThe Monday Night Movie at BIG ARTS on November 26 is Goodbye First Love, an autobiographical film by Mia HansenLove. The movie is about the relationship between teenagers Camille (Lola Creton) and her carefree boyfriend Sullivan (Sebastian Urzendowsky). Its a delicate love story, tender and erotic, and drenched in the idealism and seriousness of its central character, Camille. Even though Camille is middle class, studious and university-bound and Sullivan is working class, feckless and older, the rest of the world fades into oblivion when they are together. With Sullivans decision to leave Paris and travel to South America, Camille is unable to overcome the physical and emotional distance. She has to let go of her love and discover on her own what the world has to offer. Some eight years later when the two try to reconcile their new lives and loves there is an intense desire to revive their old relationship. Camille is now an architecture student and on the cusp of a relationship with her teacher, a charismatic, floppy-haired Norwegian aesthete named Lorenz (Magne-Havard Brekke), who guides the recovering young woman into personal and professional maturity. What we get is an intriguing intellectual structure with the natural world that dominates the first half of the movie, replaced by an intense concern with design and architecture as Camille sets about both rebuilding her emotional life and forging a career. Yet, when Sullivan walks back into her life, Camille is lured back to the past, to the cause of so much exhilaration yet so much suffering. Camille is not an especially easy girl to love because of her intensity and, in her teenage years, a selfishness, self-pity and neediness that would drive away any man. Yet, Creton breaks through her characters rather severe surface with a burst of passion, an upsurge of desire that sends her tumbling back to the place where nothing mattered but the river, the mountains and the boy at her side. BIG ARTS Film Societys Monday Night Film Series presents a mixture of critically-acclaimed independent and foreign films and documentaries. After each movie, a group of film buffs leads discussions on The Gainer Veranda, complemented by refreshments. Films are $8 and begin at 7 p.m. in Schein Performance Hall, located at 900 Dunlop Road.continued on page 43 Baileys Limited Edition Ornament Now AvailableThe 2012 Baileys General Store limited edition ornament is the iconic brown paper Baileys handle sack. This is the fourth in the series of collectible ornaments. Throughout the years, Baileys has used the handle sack as an alternative to the traditional brown paper bag used in most grocery stores. Residents and visitors appreciate the convenience the handles offer. It has served as a reminder of the store, the shopping experience and the visit to the island for many of visitors as they stow it in their luggage to take home. The Baileys handle sack has remained environmentally friendly and completely recyclable throughout its tenure. The handle sack has seen a myriad of uses over the years. It has served as a tote, laundry bag, beach bag, trash bag, recyclables collection bag, packing material, book cover, floor mat, seat cushion, seat protector, artist canvas and wrapping paper. It was used as poetry parchment by the late Sam Bailey as he composed a poem in honor of his brother Francis birthday. It has even been preserved in artwork by local artist Myra Roberts in her painting Bailey Dog, which shows a customer returning from a shopping trip with the Baileys handle sack of groceries and a dog in her bicycle basket. Each ornament is made of 24k gold on brass and comes in a royal blue presentation folder, showing the Baileys logo on the front. The folder contains a certificate indicating the limited edition ornament number and a description of the significance of the design. The ornaments, certificates and folders are produced by The Charleston Mint of Brevard, North Carolina. Stop by Baileys General Store to get yours, or call 472-1516. Each ornament is made of 24k gold on brass L A T F ou n da ti o n part of worldwide celebration of 200 years of Charles DickensPRESENTED BY RICHARD JORDAN PRODUCTIONS LTDDevised and written by Miriam Margolyes and Sonia Fraser Directed by Sonia Fraser Performed by Miriam Margolyes Original music and arrangements by Michael Haslam December 4 5 6 & 8 8 P M D ece m be r 9 3 PM M at in e $ 42 C hild 17 & Under $ 20 f f f f f f f f f


43 ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Island Service Clubs Meet To Discuss CollaborationAt the invitation of Orlene Shimberg, president of the Zonta Club of SanibelCaptiva, representatives of six island service clubs met recently at Jerrys Restaurant to discuss ways in which the clubs might work together to maximize every clubs efforts to improve life on the islands. In addition, they brainstormed possible ways to say a big thank you to the business community for their support of all of the service organizations. In addition to Shimberg, the following attended to represent their clubs: Gayle Dehaan-Garland (ABWA), Jonathan Tongyai (Kiwanis), Danny Duncan (Lions), John Basher (Optimists) and John Grey and Shirley Jewell (Rotary). Also joining the group was Ric Base, president of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce. The agenda included support and publicity for each clubs major events. Base offered to help publicize event information, provided he is sent copy-ready material for the Chambers Friday newsletter. Also, he agreed to coordinate through the Chamber of Commerce requests from individual clubs for help in providing the necessary people-power for an event such as a craft fair, the Peek at the Unique house tour, or Christmas tree sales. High on the list was all-round appreciation for the tremendous support all clubs receive from the community throughout the year, and without which successful fund raising could not happen. One suggestion was to plan and execute an island event such as a barbecue after the 4th of July parade, as a visible way to say thanks and promote fellowship among the service clubs. This idea and others will be explored within each club. Several years ago, Zonta did initiate and participate in a dinner involving all the island clubs, said Shimberg. We thought this was a good time to revisit this idea and find ways in which we can all help each other to be even more successful. The meeting concluded with unanimous agreement that this type of meeting be repeated at least once per year. The Zonta Club of Sanibel/Captiva is a service organization of professional women working together to provide handson assistance, advocacy and funds to strengthen womens lives on the islands, in Lee County and around the world through Zonta International. For information, visit www.zontasancap.com. Meeting at Jerrys Restaurant were, from left, Ric Base, John Grey, Shirley Jewell, John Basher, Danny Duncan, Gayle Dehaan-Garland, Orlene Shimberg and Jonathan Tongyai Enjoy a Full Year of Sanibel and CaptivaHoliday Gift or Vacation SouvenirSanibel-Captiva Nature Calendar P. O. Box 356 Sanibel Island, Florida 33957 *Islanders, The Blind Pass Tide Edition Includes Sunrise & Sunset. Only $16.95 (plus $2.00 S&H)Available at Fine Stores Throughout the Islands*Mail Orders send $13.95 per calendar (plus $2.00 shipping) to:From page 42Goodbye First LoveFilms are shown in high-definition on a large screen with surround sound. Assistive listening devices are available. Sponsors are Bank of the Islands and Stan and Visnja Gembicki. Supporters are Sanibel Taxi and Jerrys Foods of Sanibel. For tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201244 From page 37Chautauquaperformances, involving not only costuming but dance-like body movement and music. The standard instruments include hand-made goatskin goombay and bass drums, tom-toms (derived from trap sets), cowbells, small one-note horns, whistles and, more recently, trumpets, trombones and sousaphones. So, can you Junkanoo? Let SCCF help you join in the Bahamian Parade down Andy Rosse Lane. SCCF has gathered recycled materials that you can use to make your own rhythm instruments. Craft materials, bells, feathers, paints and tape along with other stuff will be available at 1:30 p.m. at the corner of Andy Rosse Lane and Captiva Drive. The parade starts at 3 p.m. The Junkanoo is part of the Captiva Holiday Village. The lighted boat parade starts just a few hours later. The public is encouraged to view aboard one of Captiva Cruises boats or from the docks at The Green Flash, McCarthys Marina and Tween Waters Inn. While on, Captiva you may want to stay around after the Junkanoo for the lighted boat parade. Public viewing is available at The Green Flash, Jensens Marina, Tween Waters Inn and McCarthys Marina. Members of the Captiva Island Yacht Club also have a great vantage point. From page 1Deep-Sea Mollusk ExhibitThis exhibit is the newest addition to the Shell Museums Great Hall of Shells. Dr. Jos H. Leal, director and curator for the museum, is particularly pleased with the videos, shells and other materials now on display in the permanent exhibit. Contributions to the exhibit include shells and didactic materials from such important institutions as Woods Hole in Massachusetts, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California, The University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, and Duke University in North Carolina, among others. Deep sea exploration is an exciting new frontier for us to learn more about the variety and abundance of life forms on the bottom of the ocean floor, said Dr. Leal. I am particularly pleased with the response from our colleagues around the world who have helped the museum exhibit by providing our visitors with the most up-to-date information, shells and videos from the deep sea. Museum visitors learn about the life of mollusks and their shells from the more than 30 exhibits that display shells from all around the world. From page 1Musical Family ShowThe duo recently added a few news songs to the show. Michael said, We added music to represent Judy and Liza. We did this because our audiences told us they wanted them in there. And lets be honest, you cant go wrong with those two. Menzie and Michaels imaginative musical twists on jazz favorites, standards, contemporary pop and Broadway show tunes have won them audience and critical acclaim around the globe. The pair recently appeared at New Yorks Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Town Hall, and has been included in New Yorks Cabaret Scenes Magazines Top Ten Cabaret Acts for five consecutive years. A three-time winner of After Dark Chicagos Outstanding Cabaret Artist award, Menzie has been praised as one of the citys finest performers. Her critically-acclaimed solo CD Real Emotional Girl garnered national radio play and was praised by Cabaret Scenes magazine as one of the years finest. With a voice that Billboard Magazine describes as, a revelation, Michaels charismatic tenor breathes new life into cabaret standards and reveals why BackStage Magazine has called him one of the most striking singers to emerge in the last few years. His most current solo CD, Written in the Stars, was named Best CD of the Year by ShowBusiness Weekly Magazine, After Dark Chicago and WDVR-FM radio. The Chicago Tribune says Menzie and Michael are one of the most compelling duos in cabaret. General seating is $37, loge $42, student $15. BIG ARTS is offering online ticket sales for single event tickets as well as series and subscription tickets, at www. BIGARTS.org. All in the Musical Family Grand Patron Sponsor is West Wind Inn and Sponsor BIG ARTS Angels. Tickets are also available at BIG ARTS Marks Box Office, 900 Dunlop Road, 395-0900, and at the Herb Strauss Theater, 2200 Periwinkle Way, 4726862. Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com


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ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201246 Join The Bubble Room Cruises With SantaThe Bubble Room restaurant is teaming up with Captiva Cruises to offer family fun cruises with Santa for the holiday season. Cruises will depart from McCarthys Marina on Captiva Island aboard Captiva Cruises flagship vessel, the Lady Chadwick. This exciting cruise will feature decorating and eating Bubble Room cupcakes, holiday beverages, ornament making, holiday face painting and visiting with Santa. Santa will be bringing an early holiday present from the North Pole for each child. The Bubble Room cruises with Santa will be a wonderful holiday memory for kids, parents and grandparents. All are welcome to join in what will surely prove to be a spectacular way to ring in the holidays in Southwest Florida, and in island style, with dolphins and other wildlife of the area. Cruises with Santa will depart on Saturdays December 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Cost (which is all inclusive for this holiday event) will be $45 per child and $40 per adult. Reservations are required as space is limited. Additional information and reservations for the Bubble Room Cruises with Santa may be obtained by calling Captiva Cruises at 4725300. The Lady Chadwick The Bubble Room is offering holiday cruises with Santa The Bubble Room restaurant IS Island Graphics of Sanibel LLC, 2011 Show your colors!This bumper sticker has a green color to emphasize that almost 70% of Sanibel is in conservation land and a whimsical heart to signify our island lifestyle. The peel off back has information about Sanibel that you may not know.They are available at: Baileys General Store Jerrys Foods MacIntosh Books Sanibel Recreation Center Suncatchers Dream Tuttles Sea Horse ShopFrom page 17Rabbi To SpeakNational Defense University. During his active duty, he served servicemen and women in the U.S. and abroad. In addition to his military education, Rabbi Geller attended Georgetown Universitys Foreign Service School and Princeton Universitys graduate politics department. He taught political theory and American government at the University of Tennessee and served as director of religious education at Temple Beth El in Knoxville, Tennessee from 1961 to 1967. Since retiring, Rabbi Geller has served as the rabbi of Temple Beth Shalom in Toms River, New Jersey, Temple Covenant of Peace in Easton, Pennsylvania, and Temple Bat Yam of the Islands in Sanibel, Florida. He is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (Reform). Rabbi Geller is married to the former Eva Rubinstein and they have a daughter, a son-inlaw and two grandchildren that live in RaAnana, Israel, a northern suburb of Tel Aviv. Discussion, fellowship and refreshments will follow the service. ATTENTION:Sanibel Island Locals and Visitors alike!You are invited to The Original Birkenstock store with 30 years of great service SUMMER SALE IN PROGRESS Santini Plaza 7205 Estero Blvd. (across from Holiday Inn, next to Subway)Ft. Myers Beach, FL 33931 Open 7 days Mon-Sat 10-5 Sun 11-5239-463-3038 Fax 239-463-3039 If The shoe fits, buy it in every color!ECCO, MEPHISTO, BIRKENSTOCK, TEVA, FIT FLOP, KEEN, NAOT, FINN COMFORT, MERRELL, TAOS, OLUKAI, ALEGRIA AMONG MANY TOP BRANDSDue to Sanibel location closing We welcome you and will pay the $6 toll with purchase Read us online at IslandSunNews.com (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 Salon We give Thanks to all We give Thanks to all of you and have for of you and have for over 61 years! over 61 years!


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6B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 PAWS Receives Help For Pet FosteringPAWS volunteer Diane Barr met with Julianne Kirkpatrick and Cheryl Italiano from Sanibel Holiday to accept over $100 in donations for PAWS. The donations were collected over the past few months from Sanibel Holiday employees as part of their pay to wear jeans program. Any day an employee wished to wear jeans to work, they put a dollar in the jar. Reservation specialist Julianne Kirkpatrick, said The office decided to donate to PAWS this year because everyone here is an animal lover. and we wanted to contribute locally to animals in need. Barr said, We are so grateful for the donation and the money will be put to good use helping stray and abandoned animals on Sanibel and Captiva. PAWS (Protection of Animal Welfare Society, Inc.) has been in existence here on the islands for almost 25 years (established on March 6, 1987). PAWS provides shelter and veterinary care for stray and abandoned animals on Sanibel and Captiva, taking in approximately 30 animals each year, mostly cats. Most dogs are usually returned to their owners fairly quickly, however, they do occasionally have dogs that need a new home. The group is fortunate to have a good relationship with Coral Veterinary Clinic, which provides care for their animals. They have the animals scanned for a micro chip ID, treated for parasites, combo tested, spayed/neutered and any other medical treatment necessary. If no owner is located, they provide foster care and find permanent homes for these animals. Volunteers at PAWS also are called by the Sanibel Police Department when people have died and their pets remain in the home. For this reason, PAWS urges pet owners to think about adding provisions for their pets in their wills. They can try to assist family members in these situations, but ultimately its up to the next of kin to provide for the pets left behind. PAWS is a 501(c)3 non-profit and is dependent on donations and volunteers to run the organization. Currently, they have only two people to keep PAWS operating. The City of Sanibel provides a small building and fenced area across from the Sanibel Public Library where they can place animals initially, but the facility is not adequate for long-term sheltering. PAWS is in desperate need of people who can provide foster care for a short period of time while they find permanent homes for their animals. Its important for everyone to know that if they have lost a pet or if they know of an animal that appears to be abandoned or is in need of medical treatment, contact the Sanibel Police Department at 472-3111. To contact PAWS directly, call Pam Sullivan at 472-4823 or Diane Barr at 484-574-6419. Donations to can be mailed to PAWS, PO Box 855, Sanibel, FL 33957. Cheryl Italiano, Diane Barr and Julianne Kirkpatrick 239.994.7975 2 3 9 9 7 5 T rac y Walters REALTOR www.sanibelcaptivaproperties.com20+ Years in Sanibel/Captiva Real Estate Sales! 1056 Sandcastle Road 1 0 5 6 S e Ro Ro a d Golf and Tennis Community Immaculate 3 bed, 2 bath home Meticulously maintained Beautiful Home Offered at $849,000 4 9 0 0 0 REALTOR SANIBEL S A CAPTIV A C A VA properties.com properties.com p ro ro o m W e se ll an d so me o f th e B B EST E S ST S th e Is la nd s ha ve to offer 1149 Periwinkle Way 1 1 4 4 L 33957 3 9 5 7 Unwrapped Gifts Collected For Friends Who CareIt is no surprise Charles Krypell was a sculptor before becoming an internationally known jewelry designer. For the last 30 years, Krypell has seamlessly woven his crafts together by sculpting exquisite pieces destined to touch the heart. Discover Krypells timeless jewelry at Lily & Company Jewelry Gallery on Sanibel Island. And on Saturday, November 24, meet Krypell during the gallerys holiday extravaganza. We will be unveiling his new line Today, Tomorrow and Forever, said Dan Schuyler, co-owner of Lily & Co. There will also be the largest selection of natural yellow and pink diamonds in the world on display. A brilliant jewelry gift idea created by Krypell, the New York designers Ivy love bangles and necklaces are handcrafted with a discreet message expressing your love for her today, tomorrow and forever. These pieces are designed with Krypells signature use of consistent color coupled with gorgeous diamonds and gemstones. In addition to an appearance by Krypell, guests at the holiday extravaganza will be treated to a delectable selection of food by Catering by Jack and Michael Elias, live entertainment with a dance floor and a complimentary gift from Lily & Co. Guests are also encouraged to bring an unwrapped gift for a child that will be donated to Friends Who Care a complete disability awareness program for elementary students developed by the Easter Seals. We love giving back to our community through notable organizations, such as Friends Who Care, said Schuyler. Friends Who Cares program is designed to educate children on what it means to be a young person with a disability; to accept their peers with disabilities as people first; and to find ways to include everyone in school and afterschool activities. It teaches about a wide range of disabilities, too. The holiday extravaganza will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on November 24 under a tent in the parking lot of Lily & Co., located at 520 Tarpon Bay Road on Sanibel. Valet parking will be available. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com Lily, the Labradoodle, Mascot for the jewelry store


We are thankful for your loyalty and support for the last 36 yearsIf you are interested in listing your island property, contact the islands oldest and most prominent real estate company. We get results! Sharon Wise Tracy Walters Marianne Stewart Connie Walters Arie Slot Ken Suarez Toby Tolp LeAne Suarez Kelly Palmer-Clark Pat PowersHappy Thanksgiving Tropical setting and beautiful beaches! Offering lovely views over canal and boat docks, this fantastic 2 bedroom corner unit is located on the 2nd floor. Remodeled with granite countertops, wood cabinets and new furniture. Wonderful pool, clubhouse, deeded beach access, free boat dockage and on-site management. Close to shops and restaurants. Offered for $379,000. Contact Steve Harrell 239/565-1277, Toby Tolp 238/848-0433 or Kasey Harrell 239/850-7602.NEW LISTING: Sanibel Arms A-5 Quaint 2 bedroom, 2 bath corner unit with beach access directly across the street. Private entrances give the ability to leave the front door open for all day breezes. Enjoy this private, residential condo communities view of the Sanibel River, grab a game of tennis on the community courts or cool off in the pool. Wake up to breakfast on the screened lanai with garden views or stroll over for evening happy hour with your friends. Spacious living room with dining room accommodating 6 while kitchen has great counter space for preparing a shared meal. Newly refurbished full bathrooms give this condo a great feel as well as privacy with each bathroom being arranged by each bedroom. This unit has never been rented and could have good opportunity for rental generation. Offered for $349,900. Contact Connie Walters Ms Listr at 239/841-4540 or Tracy Mr. Listr Walter 239/994-7975.NEW LISTING: Sandpebble 1F With its dynamic design and improvements this furnished one bedroom is light and bright and features southeastern exposure! A prime location strategically placed near the village of Captiva and, just seconds away from the beach. Seeking an unrivalled lifestyle residents will benefit from stackable washer/dryer, walk-in shower, granite counter tops and access through South Seas Club Membership; concierge, gym, fitness center, golf, tennis, dining, boating along with many other amenities offered within this 330 acre Resort. The building features an appealing updated exterior with metal roof and close proximity to the pool. Incredible investment ownership with over $46,000 income for 2011. Offered for $370,000 Contact LeAne Suarez 239/872-1632.NEW LISTING: Captiva Tennis Villas Ray Ochester Linda Naton George Kohlbrenner Brian Murty Mary OLeary Steve Harrell Kasey Harrell Debra Hobbs1149 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 239/472-0176 fax 239/472-0350 www.jnaislandrealestate.com John Naumann Ken Colter Larry Hahn Loretta Geiger Nancy Finch Cathy & Ralph Galietti Susan Gordon Bob Berning7B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012


8B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 HAPPY THANKSGIVING HAPPY THANKSGIVING Have a Safe and Happy Holiday! Have a Safe and Happy Holiday! 2400 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL (239) 472-2311A er Hours (239) 209-6500 RE/MAX AWARD WINNING REALTOR! Gorgeous 2 BR/2 BA Gulf front corner unit. Gorgeous 2 BR/2 BA Gulf front corner unit. Beautifully furnished with lots of tile. Beautifully furnished with lots of tile. Light and bright with amazing water views. Light and bright with amazing water views. Screened lanai. GREAT WEEKLY RENTALS! Screened lanai. GREAT WEEKLY RENTALS! Under building parking and storage. Under building parking and storage. $799,900 $799,900 WWW.PINECOVEONSANIBEL.COM WWW.PINECOVEONSANIBEL.COMPine Cove 1A 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 $250,000 WWW.TARPONBAYROADONSANIBEL.COM WWW.TARPONBAYROADONSANIBEL.COM Tarpon Bay Road Build your Island Dream Home on Tarpon Bay Rd. Build your Island Dream Home on Tarpon Bay Rd. Old Florida style with all the bells & whistles. Old Florida style with all the bells & whistles. New home package includes lot preparation. New home package includes lot preparation. Mid island residential location w/room for pool. Mid island residential location w/room for pool. Steps to shops, restaurants & Baileys market. Steps to shops, restaurants & Baileys market. $599,000 $599,000 WWW.MID-ISLANDSANIBELHOME.COM WWW.MID-ISLANDSANIBELHOME.COMThe Ibis 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 $579,000 WWW.9319KINCAIDCOURT.COM WWW.9319KINCAIDCOURT.COM 9319 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 $249,000 WWW.SANIBELTENNISPLACECONDO.COM WWW.SANIBELTENNISPLACECONDO.COMTennis Place C-35 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 $2,595,000 WWW.DINGMANDRIVE.COM WWW.DINGMANDRIVE.COM4203 Dingman Dr. 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 $629,000 WWW.EASTROCKSDRIVEONSANIBEL.COM WWW.EASTROCKSDRIVEONSANIBEL.COM 673 East RocksWWW.SANIBELISLANDWATERFRONTREALESTATE.COM Chuck Bergstrom Chuck Bergstrom ISLAND RESIDENT, REALTOR ISLAND RESIDENT, REALTOR WWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COM WWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COM Sanibel-Captiva Chamber Monthly Business LuncheonThe Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce held its monthly business lunch on November 13, which was sponsored by Shell Point Retirement Community. The lunch was held at The Dunes Restaurant. The main speaker was Kathleen Rooker of the Captiva Erosion Prevention District. Rooker spoke about the erosion that is taking place on the islands and the need for the beaches to be protected against erosion. Lynn Schneider of Shell Point Retirement Community addressed the guests about the features and amenities in the Shell Point community. The lunch was well attended and the hospitality by The Dunes Restaurant was appreciated by chamber members. At the chambers August business lunch, The Dunes restaurant put out a full buffet spread Chamber August Business Lunch speaker Kathleen Rooker of the Captiva Erosion Prevention District addresses members of the chamber of commerce The sponsor of the event, Lynn Schneider of Shell Point Retirement Community, addresses the audience To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


9B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 The Heights Foundation Receives GrantLast week, The Heights Foundation received a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support the Heights Center culinary program. The program will empower low-income adults to gain economic self-sufficiency through foodservice job training and social enterprise. Once complete, the culinary center will be a 1,200 square foot commercial teaching kitchen, located within the Heights Center, a 14,000 square foot facility for education, opportunity and enrichment in the Harlem Heights community. Trainees will receive progressive on-the-job and classroom training and support. At Bank of America, we focus on advancing economic opportunity in the communities we serve, said Gerri Moll, Fort Myers and Naples President for Bank of America. We are proud to partner with the Heights Foundation and create opportunities that lead to personal growth, independence and ultimately economic vitality. Our culinary program will allow individuals to learn and practice technical skills in an environment that fosters self-sufficiency, lifelong learning and personal growth, said Julie Workman, director of programs and community relations at the Heights Center. The Bank of America Grant will allow us to partner with Catalyst Kitchens to provide training, certification and job readiness skills to 150 adults. In addition to the culinary program, the Heights Center provides holistic, family-centered support to promote selfsufficiency. The Foundation connects atrisk individuals with information, support, and assistance to participate in supportive educational, job development, and family stabilization resources. For more information about The Heights Foundation and The Heights Center, call 482-7706, email info@ heightsfoundation.org or visit www. heightsfoundation.org. Julie Workman, director of programs and community relations at the Heights Center, Christine Ruiz, Bank of America market manager, corporate social responsibility, and Kathryn Kelly, president and CEO of the Heights Foundation Business and Individual Taxes Elder Care Services Condos & Nonpro t Organizations Audits & Reviews Bookkeeping Call 239.472.1323The Village Shops 2340 Periwinkle Way, J2, Sanibel THE ISLANDS THE ISLANDS FULL SERVICE FULL SERVICE CPA FIRM CPA FIRM THE ISLANDS THE ISLANDS FULL SERVICE FULL SERVICE CPA FIRM CPA FIRM Personal Service Personal Service Sets Us Apart Sets Us Apart Personal Service Personal Service Sets Us Apart Sets Us ApartSend your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com Best value near-beachclean, bright & wonderfully-updated 3-bedroom home in convenient, yet private location $399K Great time to buy at Sundial where resort central amenities are undergoing major renovation. Rental-ready #I101 is $349.9K Grossing more than $50K/year with low rental & condo fees, east-end gulf-front 2-bedroom walk-out $699K Spacious beach-front income-producer, fully remodeled & beautifully decorated to complement this view $899K David Anderson Licensed Sales Associate, Office Manager, & Closing Coordinator Undeveloped single-family home parcel in The Dunes golf & tennis community $299K Over 1/2 acre on cul-de-sac close to Clam Bayou & Bowmans Beach $449K Lot in Shell Harbor with this view of intersecting canals near the marina $899K Elise Carnes Licensed Sales Associate, Listing Coordinator, & Notary More real estate info & weekly blog on SanibelSusan.wordpress.com Susan Andrews Realtor Broker/Owner Eco-Broker Certified, E-Pro TRC, & SCIS Oversized near-beach lot with this wide water view close to entrance of Lake Murex $249K Wooded lot in small natural community of olde-Florida-style homes, pool/tennis $249K Lisa Murty Realtor Sales Associate 2242 Periwinkle Way, Suite 3 Sanibel Square 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.


10B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Around The Islands With AnneNew Casual Dining Addition At Il Cielo; Troll Bead Trunk Show by Anne MitchellIl Cielo restaurant will reopen on Tuesday, December 13 with a revamped menu and a casual addition, the Cloud Nine Grille. The restaurant opened last January with a decidedly upscale vibe, including valet parking and a dress code. It was closed for the summer during which interior renovations were made, new menu items added and a new management team put in place. While our patrons can still enjoy a fine-dining experience in our main dining area, we now also offer a more casual atmosphere in our Cloud Nine Grille for our seasonal residents, tourists and families who are seeking a nice, yet relaxed meal, said General Manager Bruce Ronty. Menu items range from $4 to $38. The grille features an aesthetic, three-quarter dividing wall featuring a signature Luc Century glass sculpture running along the top. Comfortable booth seating has been added inside the lounge area, while a number of corner booths have replaced the stand-alone tables in the main dining room. Outdoor patio dining will now be available as well. Diners will no longer be required to wear long pants; instead, dress shorts and collared shirts will be allowed. The interior changes also allow space separate from the main dining room for private functions or community events. Il Cielos menu has been revamped with grilled additions such as yellow fin tuna, local catch, pork tenderloin and free-range chicken. Specialties now include Colorado lamb, yellowtail snapper, bluecrab-crusted black grouper, Zinfandel-braised short ribs and jumbo shrimp and grits, in addition to a number of favorites from last seasons menu including mussels, traditional meatballs, linguini and clams, pastas, filet and lamb. New items featured on the Cloud Nine menu include Baja fish tacos, lobster mac and cheese, a six-ounce New York strip and wild-caught salmon. Our goal is to deliver superb food that meets the highest standards of quality, freshness and seasonality and combines both modern-creative and traditional Mediterranean styles of cooking, said Il Cielos new Executive Chef Neil Griffin. In addition to the most popular favorites from last season, we wanted to evolve the menu for our diverse clientele into the addition of lighter selections featuring local and regional fish and locally grown sustainable vegetables. Il Cielo will still feature a full liquor bar with a wide selection of wines as well as desserts. Originally from Massachusetts, Ronty, the general manager, has more than 20 years in the restaurant industry serving in various management positions in Massachusetts, California, North Carolina and Boca Raton. He most recently served as director of operations for The Dock and Riverwalk restaurants in Naples. He was also director of food and beverage operations for La Playa Beach and Golf Resort, also in Naples. Griffin is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has a 29-year tenure in the industry having worked for restaurants and resorts across the country from Arizona and New York City to Naples. He most recently served as chef for the Floridian Club in Naples. His career also includes corporate restaurant management with PF Changs China Bistro, and chef de cuisine positions with the Registry Resort and La Playa Beach and Golf Resort in Naples. Il Cielo is at 1244 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Hours are daily from 5 to 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.ilcielosanibel.com or call 472-5555. Sanibel Island Bookshop, the local headquarters for Trollbeads, is having a Holiday Trunk Show next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, November 27 to 29. Naturally, the Trollbead collection will have new seasonal additions and theres sure to be one or more of the story beads to provide the perfect match for those on your holiday gift list. There will be special promotions during the trunk show including: Receive a sterling silver bracelet with the purchase of a decorative clasp Receive a free gift with purchase of a Trollbead item Buy three retired glass beads for $75 or three retired silver beads for $99 Receive the gift of one Trollbead with the purchase of any three Trollbeads Sanibel Island Bookshop is at 1571 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-5223. In good time for the islands cocktail party season, Baileys General Store recently launched its olive bar. Its not restricted just to olives, however. Other delicacies include hot and spicy garlic cloves, Tuscan artichoke salad, prosciutto and provolone stuffed peppers and feta stuffed Macedonian peppers. You can mix and match any of the items for $8.99 per pound. The olive bar is between the produce department and the deli counter. Also, check out the hot case also relatively new containing pre-packed items such as barbecues baby back ribs and smoked grouper and tripletail. The packages are small enough for a single serving. Also available are grilled whole chickens and chicken pieces. Baileys is at 2477 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 472-1516. The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club is holding a series of themed buffets on Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Theyre priced at $16 to $20 for adults, depending on the menu. Upcoming buffets are: November 29, Mama Mia Pizza Buffet ($16); December 6, 13, 20 and 27, Prime Rib Buffet ($20). The Dunes is at 949 Sand Castle Road, Sanibel, phone 472-2535 LIVE ON THE ISLANDS Traditions on the Beach at the Island Inn has live entertainment most nights. This weeks lineup includes: Friday, Joe McCormick and singer Barbara Smith; Saturday, Joe McCormick and singer Marvilla Marzan; Sunday, closed; 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 472-4559. The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn will feature The New Vinyls on Friday and Saturday, November 23 and 24, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Crab races take place Mondays and Thursdays. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 4725161. 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 features Karaoke on Wednesdays. On Friday, November 16, the entertainer will be Anthony Wayne, guitar and vocals. 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 line-up 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. Some of the olives and other antipasto-type delicacies now available at Baileys General Store Every story has a Trollbead and you can choose from many at Sanibel Island Bookshop, which is having a trunk show December 27 to 29 Toby & Steve Toby & Steve 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.


Sea Shells of Sanibel, #6Larger remodeled 2nd oor corner unit w/ 2br/2ba. Enclosed lanai for addisional living space and private view of the sanctuary. Excellent rental history on site rental program w/ 3 day minimum. O ered at $335,000 3344 Twin Lakes LnLake View...a one of a kind, landscapers dream in Murex Lakes. This 3 BR 2 BA pool home has plenty of living space from the open great room and vaulted ceilings to the screened in porch and open front deck; lots of storage in this well built home. Deeded beach access and tennis courts in the community. This wont last long!O ered at $595,000 912 Almas CtThis is your opportunity to own in Eastwood Landing a near beach/tennis community located o East Gulf Dr. this home has 3 BR/2.5 BA, library/family room, open kitchen, large screen enclosed pool and spa. Cross the road and you can be at the beach or jump on your boat at the neighborhood canal dock. O ered at $1,249,000 Fred Bondurant Fred Bondurant 239-281-5356 239-281-5356 Mary Bondurant Mary Bondurant 239-839-3633 239-839-36339307 Dimmick DrTranquil living in this 2 br 2 ba Island Beach Cottage which abuts conservation area. Beautifully remodeled kitchen, bathrooms and lower parking area w/ epoxy ooring Know you have plenty of room to roam w/ 2 lots adjacent to your home. Pick fresh fruit from your mini orchard outside your door. Enjoy orange, grapefruit, key lime, meyer lemon, leche nut and papaya at your island retreat home. O ered at $559,000 9459 Begonia CtSpacious home in Gumbo Limbo holds many Surprises; from the vaulted ceilings to the beautiful wrap around screened lanai. Walk through your choice of French doors out to the jetted spa o your Master Bedroom or the Living Room. This 3 BR/ 4 BA pool home has a large workshop area in the 3 car garage. O ered at $720,000 Mary Cell: 239.839.3633 Fred Cell: 239.281.5356 See us on Facebook at facebook.com/bondurantrealtygroup See us on Facebook at facebook.com/bondurantrealtygroup Anna Turner Anna Turner Client Care Director Client Care Director 239-671-5839 239-671-5839 1002 Greenwood Nice Duplex in the Dunes Golf & Tennis Community. Close to the Bay, only 1/10 OF A MILE to the water. This 3 BR 2.5 BA home boasts a large screened lanai; beautiful wood laminate ooring in the living area and stainless appliances. O ered at $349,000 NEW LISTING1031 Sand CastleBeautiful 3 BR 3BA pool home on Golf Course with terri c views o lanai. Immaculate condition, Turn Key. O ered at $690,000 NEW LISTING JOHN R WOOD ISLAND REAL ESTATE, INC BondurantRealtyGroup.com Commercial Causeway1177 Causeway Blvd. The rst commercial location upon entering Sanibel. O ered For Sale or Lease. Commercial LeaseSanibel Promenade, 695 Tarpon Bay Road. High tra c location across from Post O ce. O ce Condo For Lease NegotiableCOMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES1667 Sabal SandsLarge 3BR 3BA home on the widest part of Sanibel River. Watch the birds and wildlife from your screened lanai. Quiet small neighborhood convenient to beaches and shopping. O ered at $599,000 NEW LISTING11B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201212B The Kirklands Sign On As House Series SponsorsThe Community House is hosting as series of five unique House Parties, each with a distinctive theme, music, dancing, entertainment, food and beverage as part of their new season events. After putting out a call for Series Sponsors, Billy and Salli Kirkland were anxious to add their names and their business names, Billys Rentals and Billys Bike Shop, as Series Sponsors. When asked why they wanted to be community partners and sponsors, the Kirklands spoke of their connection to The Community House. Salli and Billy Kirkland have had some memorable moments at The Community House on Sanibel Island. Although their memories do not go back to the 1920s and community effort that built The House and started the Sanibel Community Association, they both feel that the events they have attended and parties they have thrown at The House is an important part of their Sanibel history. Billy has always been Sanibels community service volunteer, and while helping with the many Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinners held annually at The House, he began to understand the important role of The House to service organizations and community gatherings. When Billy was asked to serve on the SCA Board, he realized that it was important to him to serve and to protect the mission of The Community House: To enrich community spirit through educational, cultural and social gatherings in our historic Community House. While serving on the board, he convinced Salli to create a Halloween event for the young children of the island. For the last 12 years, Salli and her daughter, Vanessa, have been in charge of the Costumes & Candy Fall Carnival, which gives adult volunteers (about 60 of them) the chance to interact with the many darling costumed kids during carnival games, cookie decorating and Billys Pumpkin Hayride. Salli has also held many private parties at The House, including a 10th anniversary celebration for Billys Rentals, many employees parties and Billys 50th and 55th birthday celebrations. In fact, Billy and Salli even held their wedding dance at The Community House. Salli says the reason she loves The Community House is Not only are so many community events held here, but for me, it is one of the few places you can throw a party of virtually any kind and do your own food or bring in a caterer, and working with The Community House is so economical and flexible. After serving on the SCA Board myself for six years, I realize the importance of supporting The House through donations, sponsorships, attending events presented by the SCA, renting the facility for business and personal needs, and becoming SCA members. These are the ways to keep this non-profit alive, as they receive no funding from the city or any other organization. As part of the sponsorship, the Kirklands receive eight tickets to each event, which they plan to give to their employees and customers to encourage others to attend events at The Community House and become future stewards of our unique island gift. Sponsors keep ticket prices low and provide a high level of entertainment. Join the Kirklands, Billys Bike Shop and Billys Rentals, Joe Meek and Marge Meek, Rosier Insurance and Michael Kelly as major Community House sponsors! The first two house parties have been a success. Come join the fun! Be sure to get your tickets early for the next House Party, A Wedding In The House, planned for February 22, 2013. There will be lots of surprises, great music and delightful food. Thanks to Mitchells/4015 for sponsoring this party, too. Salli and Billy Kirklands Wedding Dance Karen Aulino, Realtor | Pfeifer Realty GroupSanibel & Captiva Island Real Estate Sales 1630 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island, Florida 33957O ce: 239.472.0004 | Cell: 239.851.5202 | Fax: 239.210.3359 Email: KarenAulino@comcast.net THE TUESDAY TOUR OF HOMES is a quick and easy way to preview several homes in a couple of hours without any pressure or hassle. It is a great way to get an overview of what homes and features are available within your price range. The tour starts at 1316 Eagle Run Dr. where youre invited to have co ee and pastries from 9am to 9:30. Your welcome to join a tour in progress anywhere in the schedule, times are exact so that you can schedule your day. 1316 Eagle Run Drive 9am to 9:30am 940 Victoria Way 10:15am to 10:30am 4996 Joewood Drive 11:15am to 11:30am 1550 Angel Drive 10:45am to 11am 1225 Junonia Street 9:45am to 10am Tour Stop #1 Tour Stop #2 Tour Stop #3 Tour Stop #5 Tour Stop #4Karens Tuesday Tour of HomesTuesday, November 27th 2012If you have any questions or would like your home to be on the tour, call Karen today.


13B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Thomas Hopf 1101 Periwinkle Way #105 Sanibel, FL 33957 Tel.: 239-472-0044 www.engelvoelkers.com/sanibel Fort Myers: Custom built home in Catalpa Cove, 3 BR, 3 baths, oversized pool deck, tiki bar, community features: tennis course, golf course etc. $ 899,000 Fort Myers Beach: Dream Home on the beach! 3 BR, 3 baths, 2 decks with excellent view & private pool. $ 850,000 Fort Myers Airpark: Luxury Estate on 4.2 ac., 7 BR, 7 baths, big pool, hangar, runway, separate guest house. $ 4,800,000 Cape Coral Best River Location: South exposure on oversized lot, opportunity to build a new upscale mansion on the river, 3 BR, 2 baths. $ 850,000 American Culinary Federation Gives Award To The Sanctuary Golf ClubThe American Culinary Federation recently awarded The Sanctuary Golf Club the Achievement of Excellence for 2012. This award honors properties that demonstrate excellence and passion for the culinary arts through their unparalleled food and beverage program. The Sanctuary Golf Club, located on Sanibel Island, was one of 11 organizations recognized. The ACF National President, Michael Ty, CEC, AAC, presented the Achievement of Excellence Award for 2012 to The Sanctuary Golf Club. Executive Chef Mark Brown, CEC, CCC, ACE, and General Manager Ken Kouril traveled to the ACF National Convention at the Orlando World Center Marriott and accepted the award on behalf of The Sanctuary. continued on page 23B The Sanctuary Golf Clubs general manager Ken Kouril and Executive Chef Mark Brown Does the right hand of your vacation rental management company know what its left hand is doing?If you are an island condominium or homeowner interested in maximizing your rental income, now is the time to nd out how RE/MAX of the Islands can give you a hand. Please call or email me today: Art Corace, Owner, RE/MAX of the Islands Email: Acorace@remax.net Toll Free: 800-388-2311 Local: 239-472-2311 Sometimes a company gets so big, its hard to tell. RE/MAX of the Islands vacation rental program is just the right size. We deliver world class personal service. We dont charge senseless fees. We communicate with our client owners, our vacation guests.and each other. RE/MAX. e #1 Brand in Real Estate Worldwide


ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 201214B ENTRY FORMJacaranda Golf TournamentTEAM NAME _______________________ HANDICAP FOR PLAYERS: Player #1 ___________________________ HDCP_______ A = 0-7 Player #2 ___________________________ HDCP_______ B = 8-13 Player #3 ___________________________ HDCP_______ C = 14-18 Player #4 ___________________________ HDCP_______ D = 19 & UPSunday, December 9, 2012 Tee O 1 p.m. Dunes Country Club $125.00 per person or rst 90 players $45.00 per guest for reception and dinner at the JacarandaReturn entry forms & checks payable to:JacarandaAttn: Pat or Debbie 1223 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957Phone: 239-472-1771 or Fax: 239-472-3814 e 24th AnnualJacarandaGolf TournamentSunday, December 9, 2012Dunes Country Club 1 p.m. Tee OffFour Person Team ScrambleOnly one A player (7 or less handicap) per 4 man team; No more than two B (8-12 handicap) per 4 man team.$125.00 per person Entry Fee Includes: Green Fees and Cart Drinks and Beer on the Golf Course Great Door Prizes Gift Certi cates for First ree Places and Last Place Finish Cocktail Reception, Appetizers and Dinner at e Jacaranda following the tournament Dancing and EntertainmentOur Annual Raf e Will Bene t THE FIRST TEE e First Tee Mission: To impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Miami Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria Labeled Worst Owner in Baseballby Ed FrankIs there any doubt why The Sporting News last week named Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria the worst owner in Major League Baseball? And the embarrassing honor bestowed on Loria came before he all but demolished the Marlins by trading away highprofile players, shortstop Jose Reyes, pitchers Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson, catcher John Buck and infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio, thus dumping about $160 million in payroll. Just three weeks prior, he had traded closer Heath Bell. And what did he get in return? For the five veterans that were shipped to the Toronto Blue Jays, he reportedly will get a Cuban infielder named Adeiny Hechavarria and several other low-level players infielder Yunel Escobar, pitcher Henderson Alvarez, catcher Jeff Mathis and three unproven prospects. Early this week, the trade had not yet been approved by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, but the backlash already is resounding in Miami and elsewhere. Marlins appear to go belly up, headlined The Chicago Tribune. Loria should trade himself, shouted fans in Miamis Little Havana, where taxpayers shelled out $634 million to build the Marlins a new stadium that just opened this year. The back-the-truck-up disposal tactics are nothing new to the Marlins operation. Their two World Series titles each resulted in dumping key players the next year. After spending about $190 million last year to acquire Buehrle, Reyes and Bell along with hiring manager Ozzie Guillen (four years for $10 million), the Marlins finished last in the National League East with a 69-93 record. Guillen was fired being owed about $7 million from Loria. And despite the off-season spending and the brand new ballpark, the Marlins finished 18th in Major League attendance. With a 2013 payroll projected at less than $50 million, can you imagine the results and fan support next season? Youve got to wonder whether Mike Redmond, a former catcher for the Minnesota Twins, who was hired as the new Marlins manager before the give-away trade was announced, might have second thoughts about his new job. Although Loria has all but decimated his team, lets put a positive spin on the troubling situation. The Marlins cannot do much worse next year than they did this year. When you finish last, the only place to go is up. Miracle Announce 2013 Baseball Schedule The Fort Myers Miracle baseball team opens their 22nd season at Hammond Stadium on April 4 against the Bradenton Marauders with a weekend fireworks show two days later. The 70-game home schedule will feature five fireworks nights. On April 16, the Miracle will host a NCAA Division I matchup between the University of Florida and Florida Gulf Coast University. The Miracle will face the Palm Beach Cardinals that day at 2:35 p.m. followed by the Gators and Eagles at 7 p.m. The Miracle, a high Class A farm team of the Minnesota Twins, competes in the Florida State League. Jeffrey LoriaShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


15B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 VIP Realty Group, Inc. Realtor CRS, GRI, SCIS Office: 239.472.5187 x 242 Cell: 239.850.0333 Toll Free: 800.553.7338 x 242 Email: mdonaldson@viprealty.com www.SanibelIslandRealEstate.com Perfect Island Retreat! Just across West Gulf Drive from world-renowned shelling beaches, a fabulous family compound awaits you 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, Man-Cave/Media Escape, office and guest wing, all with marble floors and hurricane code compliant. Spacious 4-car garage with storage. Over one acre of privacy. Gorgeous manicured grounds with 10 x 50 lap pool, fruit trees and an aviary. Viewing tower with Gulf of Mexico and sunrise and sunset vistas. $1,995,000 Dunes Womens Golf ResultsDunes Womens Golf Association event results from Friday, November 16, format: best odd/best even, are: Best Odd 1st Grethe Christensen 27 2nd Karen Hendricks 30 3rd Gussie Blue 33 Best Even 1st Ann McDonald 28 2nd Joan Kent 28 3rd Lesley Simmons 29 Chip-ins Lesley Simmons #2 Grethe Christensen #15 Jana Stone #16 Joan Kent #10 Margaret Dwyer# 7 Nancy Greenberg #6. Gussie Blue Joan Kent Grethe Christensen Ann McDonald Karen HendricksDunes Mens Golf The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club announced the Mens Golf Association event results from Wednesday, November 14. Format: 4 Man 2 Best Ball Flight #1 1st George Sell 119 Jim Bradford Roy Brodersen Dan Alton Flight #2 1st Bruce Mclaughlin 114 John Frymoyer Tom Browning ** Blind Draw **. Dunes Nifty NinersThe Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Nifty Niners Event Results from Thursday, November 15, Miracle Golf, are: 1st Sue Altum 33 Willie Winkler 2nd Roberta Rohl 30 Dorothy Hirschfeld 2nd Jeanne Lindman 30 Jeanne Mallon 3rd Ann Levinsohn 29 Sue Tray. Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


16B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 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 Only the Best Close to Bowmans Beach with tranquil lake views, this open and bright 4 br, 4 ba Old Florida home with over 3000 sq ft o ers Sanibel living the way it used to be. Expanded great room and large kitchen, high ceilings, lots of storage, heated pool/spa and tropical landscape add to its appeal. Impeccably maintained and upgraded. Call for info. Great value at $725,000. Dave & Judy Osterholt 239 823-2146 dosterholt@viprealty.com BAYOU ELEGANCE AOTO Golf TournamentCelebrity athletes continue to sign on the attend the star-studded Art of the Olympians College of Life Foundation Premiere Golf Classic, to be played December 2 to 4 at The Colony Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs. Joining the 50 celebrity athletes, including previously announced Julius Dr. J Erving, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Mike Eruzione and Carl Lewis are: Thurman Thomas, football: Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins; 2007 Pro Football Hall of Fame running back LaShawn Merritt, track and field: USA Olympic 400m and 4x400m relay; two gold medals Justin Gatlin, track and field: USA Olympic 100m, 4x100m relay and 200m; one gold, two silver and two bronze medals Peter Vanderkaay, swimming: USA Olympic 400m freestyle, 200m freestyle and 4x200m freestyle relay; two gold and two bronze medals Carly Patterson, gymnastics: USA Olympic balance beam, individual allaround and team; one gold and two silver medals Andre Reed, football: Buffalo Bills; seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Chris Doleman, football: Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers; 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end/linebacker Maurice Greene, track and field: 100m, 4x100m relay; two gold, one silver and one bronze medals The inaugural golf tournament pairs celebrity-athletes with amateurs at a fundraiser for Art of the Olympians Foundation, the Fort Myers-based museum and gallery. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the non-profit Art of the Olympians Foundation in promoting the highest ideals of humanity with their creative talents through the sport/art relationship by providing programs of art, education, sport and cultural outreach to inspire the world. The exclusive event is slated to include 29 foursomes, plus pros. Player golf packages begin at $5,000 per foursome and include eight tickets to the Golf Classic dinner and auction, practice round, golf for four with a celebrity-athlete plus tournament food and beverage. Player packages are still available. The title sponsor of the inaugural tournament is College of Life Foundation, Inc. The presenting sponsor is WCI Communities. Other sponsors currently committed to the tournament are The Colony Golf & Country Club and The News-Press Media Group. Additional sponsorship packages are available. The Art of the Olympians Museum and Gallery at the Al Oerter Center for Excellence, a global learning center, is a nonprofit organization home to unique exhibitions of Olympian art, Olympic memorabilia and educational activities. The museum and gallery opened in 2010 and has since secured the rights to display the USA Olympic rings, an act protected by Congress. For additional information, call 3325055 or visit www.artoftheolympians.org. AOTO is located at 1300 Hendry Street in downtown Fort Myers. 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. SPORTS QUIZ 1. Who is the San Diego Padres all-time leader in career stolen bases? 2. Name the only team to win a World Series after losing it the previous two years. 3. When was the last time before 2011 (New Orleans) that a team scored at least 62 points in a game? 4. Name the player who holds the NCAA Division I record for most consecutive games with at least one 3-point shot made. 5. Who was the last defenseman before Erik Karlsson in 2011-12 to finish in the top 10 in scoring for an NHL regular season? 6. When was the last time before 2012 that Dale Earnhardt Jr. led the NASCAR Cup points standings during a season? 7. How many Grand Slam singles finals did Ivan Lendl lose before winning his first of eight in 1984 (French Open)?1.Tony Gwynn, with 319 stolen bases. 2. The New York Yankees, 1921-23. 3. It was 1985 (the New York Jets scored 62 against Tampa Bay). 4. Illinois Cory Bradford had at least one 3-pointer in 88 games between 1998 and 2001. 5. Detroits Paul Coffey, in 1994-95. 6. It was 2004. 7. Four. ANSWERSShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


17B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Beachview Men Meet New Golf Club OwnersOn Saturday, November 17, 28 Beachview Mens Golf Association members were greeted in the clubhouse by long-awaited new club owners Drew Donnelly and Ed Lockard. The days format was Texas Scramble and Head Pro Gene Taylor put together seven evenly matched foursomes. Wayne Turner, Bob Ritchlin, Dick Waterhouse, and Ed House turned in the low score of 3 under par 67. How could we lose with two Houses on the team? quipped former club president, Ritchlin. Rich Rompala, Gene Mennen, Bill Sartoris and Bill Fetherston finished second at 68.75. In third place at 69.25 was the team of Jack Tukey, Jim Hopson, Dave Lewis and Al Krause. On Thursday night, November 15, Beachview men came together for the opening dinner at the clubhouse. After a steak dinner, President Jerry Mader passed out the coveted Luc Century Fall Classic awards to flight winners. Vice president David Lewis and President Jerry Mader wrestle over one of the Luc Century Beachview Fall Classic awards New Beachview Golf Club owners Drew Donnelly and Ed Lockard greet Beachview Mens Golf Association members Saturday Texas Scramble winners, Bob Ritchlin and Dick Waterhouse celebrate with pro shop staff member, Laura Emerson, and mens club president, Jerry Mader Workout Before You Pig Out! This Thanksgiving holiday, join us for a Turkey Buster weekend! The Sanibel Recreation Center will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22. The Recreation Center will reopen under normal operating hours on Friday, November 23 and remain open with regular hours on Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25. Facility Hours (Weight Room, Gymnasium, Tennis Courts): Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Lap Pool: Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Features Pool and Splash Pad: Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Water Slide: Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Visit www.mysanibel.com for a full listing of land and water aerobics class offerings. Special member guest and visitor rates are available. Bring your family and friends for the day. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Daily, weekly, semi-annual and annual memberships are available. For more information, call 472-0345. Flag Football Sign Ups Under WayFriday Night Lights Sanibel Youth Flag Football is coming soon. Register online now through Sunday, December 9 at www.sanibelflagfootball.com. Divisions are: Coed Ages 6 to 8 Coed Ages 9 to 11 Coed Ages 12 to 14 League play begins January 4 and runs through February 23 at The Sanibel School ball fields. Games are played on Friday nights under the lights. Players receive their own NFL jersey. Trophies will be awarded at the end of the season. For more information, contact John Lemmon at 826-8650. The 2012-13 season is sponsored by Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis, Pfeifer Realty Group, Cheeburger Cheeburger, South Seas Island Resort, Baileys General Store, Island Pizza, Fridays Child and Great White Grill. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com www.captivaholidayvillage.com


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But dont overdo it, especially with teens, who like to feel grown up. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Enjoy basking in the warm love of family and close friends. But dont fall into a prolonged catnap yet. Theres still much to do before you can put up your paws and relax. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Avoid pushing others to work as hard as you do on a common project. Instead, encourage them to do their best, and they might well reward you with a pleasant surprise. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Like the sensible Libra you are, you no doubt started your holiday shopping already. But be careful to keep within your budget. Shop around for the best buys. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Love and friendship remain strong in your aspect over the next several days. This is a good time to develop new relationships and strengthen old ones. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) A beloved family member has news that will brighten your holidays. 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Despite his contract, he instead wrote two plays, Marion de Lorme and Hernani, and the book is not published until 1831. On Nov. 26, 1862, Oxford mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson sends a handwritten manuscript called Alices Adventures Under Ground to 10-year-old Alice Liddell. Dodgson made up the story one day on a picnic, and Alice insisted he write it down. He published it under his nom de plume, Lewis Carroll, in 1865. On Nov. 28, 1914, the New York Stock Exchange reopens for bond trading after nearly four months, the longest stoppage in the exchanges history. The outbreak of World War I in Europe forced the NYSE to shut its doors on July 31, 1914. On Dec. 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi, Italian-born Nobel Prize-winning physicist, directs and controls the first nuclear chain reaction. He created a jury-rigged laboratory under the bleachers in Stagg Field at the University of Chicago. On Nov. 30, 1954, the first modern instance of a meteorite striking a human being occurs at Sylacauga, Ala., when an 8 1/2 pound meteorite crashes through the roof of a house and into the living room, bounces off a radio, and strikes a woman on the hip. The victim suffered a nasty bruise. On Nov. 29, 1963, one week after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, President Lyndon Johnson establishes a special commission to investigate the assassination. After 10 months the Warren Commission report was released, concluding that there was no conspiracy. On Nov. 27, 1978, former Board of Supervisors member Dan White murders Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk at City Hall in San Francisco. When White pleaded a diminished capacity defense and claimed that copious amounts of junk food caused him to suffer mental problems, the so-called Twinkie Defense was born. It was American bridge expert Phillip Alder who made the following sage observation: We are born with talents, but we acquire skills. The inventor of Life Savers was Clarence Crane (incidentally, he was also the father of poet Hart Crane). In 1913, a year after coming up with the recipe for the candy, Crane sold the patent for his sweet treat for $2,900. Seems like a paltry recompense for creating a pop culture icon that is still going strong after 100 years. Do you suffer from arachibutyrophobia? If so, you probably refuse to eat PB&J sandwiches, for fear that the peanut butter will stick to the roof of your mouth. There are 120 drops of water in a single teaspoon. In 1976, John Moore, a California man, had his spleen removed at the UCLA Medical Center in order to treat his cancer. The operation was successful -in more ways than anyone anticipated. It seems that the doctors, upon studying the removed organ, found certain cells that had unique cancer-fighting properties. The discovery led to a new -and profitable -treatment. When Moore found out that his spleen had led to this discovery, he sued the Regents of the University of California for a share of the profits. In 1990, 14 years after his cancer was cured, he lost his court case. Those who study such things say that ants stretch and yawn when they wake up. If youre like 43 percent of the American population, you refuse to ever try eating snails, regardless of the fact that theyre regarded as a delicacy in other parts of the world. The fear of becoming a has-been keeps some people from becoming anything. -Eric Hoffer THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY


23B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Marcia Cliff Jeanie CindyJudyASID Allied ASIDAllied ASIDAllied ASID Designer Sanibels Priority HUNTER DOUGLAS Dealer. Cycling Safety Notes DONT WEAR EARPHONES Our Shared Use Paths have a lot of users, especially during season. If youre on the Paths, every other user is a potential source of danger. So you need to know whats going on around you. So put away the earbuds and listen! And for cyclists, Florida law prohibits the use of headsets, headphones or other listening devices. SANIBEL BICYCLE CLUB Wilbur Smith Law Firm Becomes Luminary 2012 Gold Sponsor Luminary Festival Weekend is right around the corner and the Wilbur Smith Law Firm has taken a gold sponsorship in the holiday event. The 2012 Luminary celebrations will take place on Friday, December 7 on Sanibel and on Saturday, December 8 on Captiva. We are very proud to help sponsor Luminary, said Wilbur Smith of the Wilbur Smith Law Firm. We spend a lot of time on Sanibel and Luminary is one of our favorite parts of the holiday season. Luminary is the one time a year that the island streets will be lined with illuminated candles, decorated trees and other festive trimmings. Santa will stop by to make his traditional visit on his fire truck to the shopping centers, galleries and local businesses. Sanibel and Captiva visitors and local residents can enjoy these two magical nights on our islands. On behalf of the chamber, we would like to say thank you to the Wilbur Smith Law Firm for being a gold sponsor for this event, said Ric Base, president of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce. For more information on this years Luminary Festival, visit www.sanibel-captiva.org or see local papers for this years Luminary lineup. From page 13BCulinary AwardIt is an honor to receive this prestigious award. The Sanctuary Golf Club, Food & Beverage Team takes great pride in every detail from food quality to plate presentation and ergonomics to customer service, said Brown. Their dedication, enthusiasm, and talent are outstanding and it is a pleasure to work with them. This award recognizes The Sanctuary Golf Club and its Culinary Team for their commitment to excellence, added Kouril. It is a culmination of the accomplishments of Executive Chef Mark Brown and his team, their peers recommending them, the menu concept, and our other awards and recognitions. The team is committed to making each meal a dining experience. Everyone is very proud of their accomplishments. Ric Base, president of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce, with Wilbur Smith, senior partner of the Wilbur Smith Law Firm Lost PetPretty Face, a 10-year-old, 19-pound female Calico, went missing last week near Belding Drive on Sanibel. Please call Dave at 724316-0913 if you have any information on her whereabouts. Pretty Face


24B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Rates as Low as $550/week. FREE BOAT DOCKAGE | ONSITE MANAGEMENT | BEACH FRONT G.G. Robideau & Lori Pierot Broker-Associate Realtor E-Pro (239) 940.7878 (239) 994.7765 H H appy Thanksgiving! 1560 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 (239) 472-5187 Superior InteriorsMake It Your Bedroom by Marcia FeeneyMuch more than just the place you sleep, todays master bedroom should function as truly personal inhome retreat. The private nature of this room invites the indulgence of sumptuous fabrics, heirlooms and collectibles or an exquisite oriental rug, which might be in jeopardy in other areas of the home. Filling its role as the rooms focal point, the bed may be dramatically sleek or elaborately festooned and should make a strong statement in the rooms interior while imparting an ambience of luxury and leisure to the homeowners. Nothing says custom grandeur more than exquisite bed coverings with lavish accent pillows. And contrary to what every bed-in-a-bag retailer would have us believe, beds with varying frames, box springs and mattresses are not standard sizes. Custom design includes custom fitting. And heres a gender-friendly tip: men are usually more comfortable in strong jewel tones rather than pastels, and with paisleys, solids and stripes rather than florals. Canopy beds with side curtains were originally designed to deflect chilly drafts in the days before homes were well insulated. Luckily, were now left with the legacy of this exquisite and intimate bed treatment. The lack of a real canopy bed is not a deterrent, since the bed curtains can be hung from the ceiling, from a carved corona or from ceiling-mounted drapery rods. Even a small bedroom can enjoy this romantic treatment by draping only the head of the bed. Possibly more than in any other area of the home, window treatments here need to be both beautiful and functional. Providing there is a nice view, the window treatments should be designed to completely clear the windows when opened. Styles, fabrics, trim, hardware and fabrication techniques can vary tremendously to satisfy both function and beauty. A small loveseat or chaise positioned at the foot of the bed can serve a dual role as a comfy nest for reading and as a rest for folding back the bed cover at night. If space is at a premium, try two easy chairs facing each other with an ottoman between. A beautiful armoire will serve to encase the master bedroom television and will need to be carefully situated if the bed is draped and canopied so that the side drapery doesnt interfere with viewing. Ideally, the television will be equipped with remote headphones so that the viewer will not disturb the person reading or sleeping. Side tables for the bed are growing even larger to provide storage and table top space for the accessories of this userfriendly nest. The two bedside tables neednt be identical, but should reflect the personal needs of the individual sleeper. In fact, current styles dont call for the traditional bedroom set at all, but invite creativity and better functionality with individual pieces that work well together. Deep, rich wall colors create a sense of tranquility as well as a hint of drama in a bedroom. Rugs, draperies, tapestries, upholstered walls, furniture and plants all can act as important sound-absorbing elements to provide an intimate setting or solitude. A large, custom-framed floorlength mirror can add interest as well as serve for dressing purposes. Lighting must also be carefully selected. Lamps with fairly heavy shades and three-way switches allow for reading and task lighting while offering a low setting to soften the mood. A wonderful master bedroom, even with minimal extra square footage, should be used as an integral part of your living space. Make it personal, cozy, functional and private and youll find yourself retreating there more often than ever before. Marcia Feeney is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at marcia@decden.net. Insurance Tip Sandys Impact On Flood Premiumsby Marge MeekThe National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), who writes your flood insurance and all the flood insurance policies in the U.S., undoubtedly will not have the money needed to pay all the Sandy claims. The enormity of the problem will quickly use up the remaining $3 billion of statutory borrowing authority and they will need to go to the Congress and ask for more money. While the increased flood debt limit is inevitable, what is the course for the future? Industry experts say change must happen and that will probably take the form of rate increases, reinsurance and catastrophic bonds, so that the private market instead of the taxpayers assume the risk of these catastrophes in the future. Further, they call for actuarial rates to be applied on all policies and perhaps selling some of the NFIPs 5.6 million policies to private insurers. Weve had a heads-up earlier this year on all homes being rated the same, whether they were piling or ground level homes; it appears to be the end of grandfathering homes that were built before the elevation standards were in place. It sounds a lot like some of the measures we have been seeing at Citizens on their wind and homeowners policies. We all know where this is heading. Marge Meek is a local SanibelCaptiva insurance agent, who can be reached at mmeek@rosierinsurance. com. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


25B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, I have an intellectually disabled son and I need assistance in learning about how to cope with this handicap. I know that there are agencies and groups that help parents. How do I find them? Andrea V., Fort Myers Andrea, I give you lots of credit for wanting to learn and know more about your childs disability. Education about his condition as well as learning about his schooling and what resources you might be able to access is very important for both of you. There are local, state and federal resources that you can access for information. Sometimes this is a difficult process. The best way to begin your search is by joining a local parent group whose focus is the disability in which you are interested. There you can meet others who may have already found helpful agencies or other supports and who will share their knowledge with you. For local and state links, this website provides a good starting place www.helpbycity. com/special_education/special_education_programs_ft_myers_florida.htm. Another good resource is the The Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities. They have information listed about services and providers by city and state. Their website is www.yellowpagesforkids.com. The federal department of education has established centers to help with learning about IDEA, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and is designed to assist families in accessing services for students with disabilities. According to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, These centers help parents understand the services to which their children are entitled and deserve under the law. Parent Centers serve families of children of all ages (birth to 26) and with all disabilities (physical, cognitive, behavioral, and emotional). Parent Centers provide a variety of services including one-to-one support and assistance, workshops, publications and websites. The majority of Parent Center staff members and board members are parents of children with disabilities so they are able to bring personal experience, expertise and empathy when working with families. Specifically, Parent Centers help families to: Better understand their childrens disabilities and educational, developmental and transitional needs Communicate more effectively with special education, early intervention and related professionals Understand their rights and responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the federal special education law Obtain appropriate services for their children through participation in the individualized education program (IEP) and individualized family service plan (IFSP) decision making process Resolve disagreements and understand the benefits of alternative methods of dispute resolution Connect with other local, state and national resources that assist children with disabilities There is at least one training center in each state responsible with helping parents of kids with disabilities navigate the special education system. The website to find the contact information for your closest center is www.parentcenternetwork. org. 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. Heidrick Receives ANFI DesignationChristopher W. Heidrick, CPCU, CFP has been awarded the Associate in National Flood Insurance (ANFI) designation and diploma by The Institutes for successfully completing courses and examinations that test for knowledge of flood insurance underwriting and rating procedures. Heidrick is the principal and owner of Heidrick & Co. Insurance, located at 1648 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. A former senior executive with Firemans Fund Insurance and Marsh, Inc., he founded Heidrick & Co. to focus on the specific insurance needs of Sanibel and Captiva Islands. In addition to ANFI, Heidrick is also a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), a Certified Financial Planner (CRP) and an alumnus of The Pennsylvania State University. Chris and his family live on Sanibel. He is the chair-elect of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Sanibel-Captiva Islands Kiwanis Club and a Planning Commissioner for the City of Sanibel. Edison State Spring RegistrationRegistration for spring 2013 classes at Edison State College opened to the general public on November 15. There are three spring terms offered: Full spring semester classes begin on January 9; Spring A semester classes begin on January 9; Spring B semester classes begin on March 12. For more information about registering for classes, visit www.edison.edu/ future. 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Zurbriggen Financial and the Securities America companies are not a liated. A Little About Cracker Fest by Bryan HayesFor the past three years, Sanibel Air has been a supporting a local charity event called Cracker Fest. And I can tell you that the organizers once again did a great job pulling off another fun evening filled with dancing, great food and live music. Im happy to report that we were able to help raise $3,100 by donating a brand new air conditioning system, which included installation for the events live auction. Cracker Fest benefits Sanibel-Captiva chapter of Solutions to Avoid Red Tide (START). The organization is a statewide non-profit foundation with a mission to improve the quality of our marine waters through research, public education and programs that restore marine habitat and preserve marine species. Proceeds from the Cracker Fest will continue funding the Coastal Classroom program for Lee County schools, and the Sustainable Seafood Program, Seafood Savvy, and other programs that benefit the local marine environment. Im happy to say that we are really glad that we had the opportunity to be a part of it, and I look forward to more people joining to support this great cause next year. 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. Free Balance ScreeningDo you touch the walls or furniture for safety? Have you fallen in the past year? Unintentional falls are the leading cause of injury among Florida residents ages 65 years and older. Attend a free balance screening to find out if you are at risk of falling and what resources are available to help improve your balance. Lee Memorial Health Systems Balance Screening will be held on Tuesday, December 4 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lee Center for Rehabilitation & Wellness, 2070 Carrell Road in Fort Myers. At the balance clinic, every client receives a comprehensive balance and vestibular evaluation by a specialtytrained, licensed physical therapist. The goal is to improve self-confidence and self-reliance in mobility skills. Space is limited, so call 418-2000 now to make your reservation. High-Performing Status Earned At Edison CollegiateThis past summer, Edison Collegiate High School, located on the Charlotte Campus of Edison State College, earned an A from the Florida Department of Education. In a letter from the Florida DOE, the high school has now earned its status as a highperforming charter school, pursuant to s. 1002.331, F.S. This is yet another testament to the dedication of the principal, the staff and the students, said Dr. Jeff Allbritten, president of Edison State College. This school gives our students incredible opportunities to earn not only their high school diploma, but also simultaneously graduate with an associates degree from Edison State College at no additional cost. Now in its fourth year, the school will celebrate the graduation of its first senior class. We are extremely proud of our students and all they have accomplished, said Diane Juneau, principal of Edison Collegiate High School. Our students can continue their college careers with credits they have earned while attending high school, along with the experience of knowing the demands and expectations of succeeding on the college level. Admission to ECHS is based on a random lottery with all ninth-grade eligible students welcome to apply. Open enrollment begins in January with the application and deadline details available online. For more information, visit ECHS.edison.edu or call 941-637-5673. Canterbury Rallies For Holiday Food DriveOn Friday, November 16, Reverend Israel Suraez drove up to Canterbury School to load a flatbed truck with about a ton of food. The Canterbury community donated boxes of food to the Nations Association, enough to feed 70 families for about a week. The school will also donate food to stock the charitys pantry with peanut butter, jelly, beans, rice, flour and other staples. In addition to the food, Canterbury School has collected $2,500 so Rev. Suarez can purchase Thanksgiving turkeys to go with the food boxes. Students, young and old, worked to decorate the 91 boxes of food for families. Each box is wrapped in brightly colored paper with turkeys and other fallthemed pictures glued on to give a festive appearance. Families with children will also receive bags of new books donated by the Canterbury School Parents Association. This is the 25th year Canterbury School has supported the Nations Association Thanksgiving food drive.


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While on a hike in Yosemite National Park this past July, I received a horrible message one of my best friends died as a result from complications from surgery at the age of 52, survived by his wife and two teenage sons. His family is getting along well given the circumstances, but its never easy when a wife loses her husband in the prime of his life and the boys lose their father at such a young age. For many of us, our thoughts turn to departed loved ones during this time of the year. Were supposed to count our blessings over the Thanksgiving holiday, yet its sometimes more difficult when a loss is fresh. But life goes on. My buddy was an avid bicyclist in fact, he introduced me to the sport or road bicycling several years ago. Many of you probably saw us with our normal posse over weekends cycling down Gulf Drive to San-Cap Road heading to Captiva. In his honor, I recently completed a 280-mile charity ride from Fort Myers Beach to Key West over the span of three days. Twenty seven bicyclists from around the state of Florida raised money for the Tiny Hands Foundation in making this trek. For me, the ride was both healing and magical. One tends to miss a lot driving a car 70 miles per hour through the Everglades and over beautiful vistas such as the Seven Mile Bridge near Marathon. We were blessed with great weather heading down to the Southernmost Point in the USA where we hoisted our bikes in victory. We all have a lot to be grateful for, dont we? Great friends. Warm family. Living in the wonderful corner of the world that is Southwest Florida. We all may complain about our friends and relatives wanting to visit us, residing in our guest bedrooms over the course of the next several months, but Im glad that they come. I enjoy the time that we share and that they are able to soak in our climate, our Gulf waters and the white sand beaches. Although we live in a relatively small town, and the traffic can get congested when all of our friends are down visiting, because they come down, we also have world class resorts and restaurants right outside our doors. Who can beat that? With our significant retiree population, we also can boast some of the best medical practices and facilities in any area more than double our size. And isnt it true (though clich) that good health is the best and most important blessing of all? In addition to being thankful, my friends passing brings forth the uncomfortable realization that none of us knows when our time is going to come... so we better be prepared. While you are home and have a few minutes to breathe over the course of the next several weeks, it is not a bad time to dust off the old estate plan to make sure that it is up to date and accurate for your current situation. Even though this Thanksgiving holiday is bittersweet for me, I am grateful for my life, for my wife and daughters, my extended family and friends. Its good to be a Southwest Floridian. I hope that you all enjoy a wonderful holiday weekend. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerLife Makes Us Stop And Be Gratefulby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Craig Hersch at the Key West finish line Key West Group Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference DVIC Partners With The National AllianceDisabled Veterans Insurance Careers, dedicated to helping disabled U.S. veterans by providing new opportunities for training and employment in the insurance industry, has partnered with The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research to help educate and train disabled veterans for meaningful insurance careers. 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29B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 Dr. DaveWisequacks Tweetsby Dr. Dave HepburnFall reading is upon us, meaning you can curl up with Tolstoy, Twain or your tweets. For those who like the 140 keystroke version of War And Peace, here are some of Wisequacks latest tweets, replete with the information required to save your life and ruin your breakfast. Worst tick season in many years! Do NOT use a match to get a tick out. It just makes the tick nervous and who wants a... nervous tick. Past flu season was mildest on record. Thats OK reports a disappointed CDC. We promise well make up for it in tick bites. Thirty percent of concussions end up with permanent brain damage. When NFL players asked if they want to sue, they replied Which one is she? Study states serving super-sized sodas show some seam-stretching stats so startling, symptoms send soda sippers shopping stomach surgery. If its true that kids are twice as likely to be inactive as their parents, Ive fathered a sloth. Compound in human breast milk may block HIV, mouse study finds. Apparently, this is great news for mice who tend to be breast fed by humans. Headline: Being Obese Makes Job Searching Tougher. Tend to hear things like Sorry sir, but that jockey position has just been filled.More doctors are ordering drugs using online electronic prescriptions, but theyre using illegible font to keep up the tradition...Smokers are 3X more likely to quit if they eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Thats just what smokers are inclined to do... eat healthy. Severe Gum Disease, Impotence May Be Linked. I suspect most men with trench mouth never get a chance to test that theory. Weight loss gastric bypass using ingested magnets done in pigs. No incisions! Pigs upset about bypass stating Hey, we wanna be pigs! Headline: Delaying ADHD Meds May Hurt Kids Math Scores. Note: ADHD affects 5 to 10 percent of all kids or almost 5.3/4 x p24 ?3 of us. Re: Cancer. Marinating meats for 30 minutes in red wine vinegar makes BBQing safer. Marinating chef in red wine makes it more dangerous. The problem is, obesity runs in our family. No, the problem is no one runs in your family... Headline: Teen Pregnancy Rate In 2011 In The US Lowest Recorded Level Since 1976. In unrelated news: Charlie Sheen has off year in 2011. The plastic chemical found in soothers has now been linked to obesity. Solution: leave the soother in permanently and cover with duct tape. Wines with the highest content of tannins (the deepest reds) trigger migraines most. Strong red wine becomes... wrong head whine. Dermatologists are threatening job action in a pay dispute with the government... sounds like a rash decision Headline: Addiction To Video Games Causing Kids To Skip After-School Physical Activities. Great! Skipping burns 675 calories an hour. Its predicted that half of all Americans will be obese by 2030... my guess is that it will start with the bottom half. Study: Unsafe sex common when partner cheats. No kidding! How safe is it being beaten over the head with a cast iron skillet? Recent study: Junk food is more appealing when you are sleepy. In an unrelated story, 37 million Walmart shoppers suffer from narcolepsy. Headline: Therapy Over The Phone May Help Depressed Patients Stay In Therapy. But when they get the 1-900 bill later, they tend to relapse A drink that contains ingredients found in breast milk and herring may improve memory... thats a combination Id sooner forget.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.** Dr. Dave is returning to Africa on safari in September 2013. If interested in going with him, call 888-432-8344 to find out more. ** Give Thanks By Giving LifeIn order to prevent blood shortages in our community, some local retailers are welcoming the Lee Memorial Bloodmobile (The Purple Bus) to the locations listed below. All donors will receive a holiday T-shirt. Friday, November 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Baileys General Store, 2477 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel Saturday, November 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gulf Coast Town Center (near Kilwins), 9903 Gulf Main Street in Fort Myers Saturday, November 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Miromar Outlets (near Reebok), 10801 Corkscrew Road in Estero The requirements to give blood are: Age: At least 17 years old (16 with written parental consent) and in good general health. There is no upper age limit. Weight: Minimum of 115 pounds. Identification: Must provide photo ID with date of birth. Food: Eat a good meal before giving and drink plenty of fluids. Medications: Many medications such as insulin, blood pressure, thyroid, cholesterol, aspirin, antidepressants, and hormone replacement do not necessarily prevent someone from giving blood. Call 343-2333 with any questions For more blood donor information, visit www.leememorial.org. WWW.ISLANDCOASTEXPERTS.COM WWW.ISLANDCOASTEXPERTS.COM (239) 565-5840 cell (239) 472-5187 ext. 202 (800) 553-7338 ext. 202CHECK OUT THESE LISTINGS FROM YOUR MOBILE PHONE BY TEXTING 85377 & THE PROPERTY NUMBER VIP Realty Group, Inc.1560 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 PREMIER BAY FRONT5 BR & 2 of ces & 5 baths. Quality construction, Metal roof, & composite siding. Elevator, replace, wooden oors & gourmet kitchen. Heated pool & Spa. 225 dock & lift. Upscale furnishing included. $4,495,000. MLS/ID 2121272 Text T157247 to 85377. CAPTIVATING VIEW ON WEST GULF DRIVE!5 suites plus 2 baths & a private of ce. 2 story great room with a wall of glass doors & clerestory windows. 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30B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 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, During my high school years, I was not a good student, not an athlete, never in a school play, no friends, never invited to a prom and not the least bit pretty. I guess by todays standards, I was a troubled teen. Routinely over all these many years, I have received notices and invitations to reunions, but I just threw them away without even a consideration. Then suddenly on the 50th, I decided I would do it and I would go. I was successful in my chosen profession, married late in life and have money to spend, and this was the time to show it. All these years it has always bothered me that I was such a troubled soul in my teens, but I am successful and I am now rich. I decided on my strategy. Plastic surgery 20 years ago helped, and I am still very trim. I consulted a fashion designer, a skin specialist, hair dresser and arranged for a loan of beautiful jewelry and a new sports car. The makeup specialist came to my room at the hotel before the event. There was nothing I wouldnt do and cost wasnt even a consideration. I planned to be just a little late and I made my entrance. All eyes turned to me and they were stunned. The homecoming queen is now a fat slob; the handsome football star a missing-tooth jerk. I was the star of the evening. The gals who wouldnt be my friends all looked tired and old, and I looked 10 years younger than all of them. I made my point. I looked fabulous. They all knew it, but so did I. All these years I have been plagued by feelings of inadequacies. I made my revenge to these people who had been so cruel, now I am on top and it was worth every dime I spent. Molly Dear Molly, I am sorry you had to wait so long to get back at these slobs. Many people have dreadful experiences during their high school years, and the treatment they receive causes severe emotional scars. Some students are severely criticized just because they get good grades, and are made to feel weird and strange. I recently heard about a very successful TV newsman (one you would know) who had been asked many times to give the graduation address at his old high school. He has never accepted. Finally, he told them he had had such a terrible high school experience at that school that he would never go back to the school again. Keep in touch with those pros good hair dressers and fashion coordinators are hard to find. Lizzie Dear Molly, I am struck by how long lasting childhood experiences affect people, myself included. It is interesting how the popular and mean kids do not recall the hurt and pain they caused. Those popular kids most likely would not remember our names, but we sure remember their names. The name-calling, pushing into lockers, tripping, trash-canning was all in fun they say. Yet the ones on the receiving end carry the pain and hurt throughout their life. I am happy for you. I think there is reason for the term sweet revenge. Now you can let go of those feelings of inadequacy and live unencumbered by the cruelties of others. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: Can you please offer some suggestions on improving self-confidence?A: Here are some suggestions to help you: Go to your favorite bookstore and view books on how to develop self-confidence, read those that call to you. Once you have identified your specific areas where you feel you lack confidence, you may want to seek counsel with a professional to see where these areas of lack of confidence came from and what you can do about them. Learn that you have to accept yourself and your circumstances as they are at the moment. We are all human and we all make mistakes, our challenge is to learn from them, not repeat them. You also may want to list what you think your strengths and weaknesses are. We all come on this earth with special gifts and uniquenesses that are natural to us. As you become aware of these gifts, and use them, you will achieve a sense of accomplishment and a greater level of self-confidence. 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31B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012you have. It will add to your feelings of inner peace. Feel good about using your strengths to help others and it will reinforce and encourage your growth in a positive direction. Accept others compliments by simply saying Thank you. Take time daily to look at yourself in the mirror and repeat Every day and every way I get better and better. The more you do this, the better you will feel. You know your attributes and remind yourself of them often. Make a difference in your life by helping others. It feels good to give and it will reinforce that you are a positive force in the universe. These all will help boost your self-confidence. New Dental Hygienist CourseEdison State College is the first to offer a Local Anesthesia For The Dental Hygienist continuing education course. Recent legislative changes now allow dental hygienists to be certified to administer anesthesia to patients. This course is designed through 30-hours of online study and 30-hours of clinical preparation for licensed dental hygienists to administer local anesthesia. The clinical component of the course is structured into two parts: an 18-hour onsite clinical component at the college and 12-hours of observing a Florida licensed dentist administer local anesthetic in a private practice setting. Upon completion of the 60-hour course, the dental hygienist seeking a certificate to administer local anesthesia must apply to the Department of Health, remit an application fee and submit verification of successful completion of a 60 hour course (30-hour didactic and 30-hour clinical) in the administration of local anesthesia. Classes begin on Friday, November 30 and continue through January 5. Tuition is $1,500. For more information or to register, call 433-6963 or email celee@edison. edu. deaRPharmacistWhat Works For Weight Lossby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: What are some natural dietary supplements that can help me lose weight, or at least manage it during the holidays? CA, Gainesville, Florida When it comes to weight management, nothing works better and faster than exercising and reducing your portion size. Do that alone and you can down a pound of pumpkin pie with no worries. There is no quick fix to circling the buffet three times in a row, however, there are lots of inexpensive vitamins and minerals that can assist you in your quest to manage weight. Everything below has scientific studies to back up my comments. Just follow label directions for dosage, and of course, ask your doctor if these are right for you: Asparagine This amino acid found in asparagus increases insulin sensitivity which helps the body store energy in muscle, rather than storing it as body fat. Biotin Best known for its beauty properties for hair and nails, this B vitamin boosts metabolism by stabilizing blood sugar (improving glycemic control) and reducing insulin. Fabulous, because insulin is known to store fat on us. Zinc This mineral improves immunity and protects the prostate, but its very closely tied to leptin. Low zinc reduces leptin, and that could cause you to feel hungry all the time. Restoring zinc could impact leptin and allow you to feel satisfied after one plate of stuffing instead of three. Vitamin A This vision vitamin just so happens to tell your genes to stop storing all the food you eat as fat. Studies suggest vitamin A is capable of shrinking fat cells. Niacin I recommend this B vitamin for people with high cholesterol, but its nice for weight loss because it increases adiponectin, a natural fat-burning hormone that you make. Chromium This mineral makes the body more sensitive to insulin, thus reducing body fat and increasing lean muscle. It also helps balance blood sugar. Lipoic acid I recommend this for people with diabetes to help manage blood sugar. It helps shuttle glucose into the cells, and this helps you burn carbs more efficiently. Good for neuropathy, too. Magnesium This mineral improves mood and regulates blood pressure. Low magnesium impairs your ability to convert carbs and sugar into fuel, so it gets stored on as fat on your thighs or butt. Correcting a magnesium deficiency helps stimulate metabolism by increasing insulin sensitivity. It seems to also block fat absorption. Do you think Im suggesting you take all of these? I hope not. Im only sharing options that might work for you. People often ask me what I do to stay thin. I dont take anything above, however, I consistently work out. I eat a dairy and gluten free diet, in fact, I avoid all grains for the most part with the exception of rice since sushi is my big temptation. Hey, youve got to live a little... its the spicy mayo I crave! 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PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY 32B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012PAINTING Residential & Commercial Painting COLOR SCHEMES on request fromSanibel Home FurnishingsPower Washing Wallpaper Hanging Faux Finishing Free Estimates Interior & Exterior Dependable Reliable Licensed & InsuredLic #S3-11944 With your contract a donation to your favorite charity will be made. 395-3928 Cell: 841-4302P OO L S ERVI C E & REPAIR Islands Premier Pool Service Professional Weekly Service Fast Expert Equipment Repair and Replacement Specializing in Gulfstream Pool Heaters239-699-6279 Deep-EndPool Service25 years experience Lic # CPC1457386REM O DELIN G Custom RemodelingCook & Son, Inc. Kitchen Baths Carpet Tile Hardwood Concrete Restoration Water Proo ng Stucco Plumbing ElectricalCGC1507121 O ce: 472-9137 Cell: 691-8445TREE & LAWN CARE Jesus Hernandez J LAWN CARE & TREE SERVICE482-7350 12 years serving San-Cap & Ft. MyersLandscaping Tree Service Stump Grinding Landscape Design Ponds Landscape Refurbishing Pepper Clearing Lbtn Cbfr Db Licensed & Insured Free Estimateswww.jesuslawncare.comEMAIL: jesuslawncare@gmail.comINTERI O R DE S I G N 2330 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 (239) 395-2525 Fax (239) 395-2373 Toll Free: 1-866-395-2525 beachfloordecor@aol.comVerticals Mini Blinds Draperies Wallpaper Furniture Ceramic Wood Appliances Interior Painting Custom Cabinets Upholstery Kitchen & Bath RemodelingSanibel Design CenterPam Ruth V.P. Interior Design (Cell) 239-850-4128 COS METI CS MAGGIE BUTCHER 904 Lindgren Blvd. Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Ph: 239-395-0978 / 317-509-6014 mbutcher@marykay.com Products: www.marykay.com/mbutcher Career information available Gift ideas available NEW! TimeWise Repair Set Turn Back The Clock! G LA SS Stevens & Sons GlassReplacement Impact Windows & Sliding Doors, Mirrors, Tub & Shower Enclosures, Store Fronts, Porch Enclosures, French Doors, Plate Glass2416 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Phone: (239) 472-0032 Fax: (239) 472-0680Insured Licensed# S2-11975Specialists in impact condo complex replacement COMPUTER Development CityYear BuiltSquare FootageListing PriceSelling PriceDays on Market Alva Alva 1993 8,837 1,795,0001,629,250 191 Metes & Bounds Captiva2001 4,010 2,300,0001,600,000 57 Orchid RidgeBonita Springs2002 4,529 1,450,0001,400,000 108Town RiverFort Myers1990 4,080 1,200,0001,050,000 48 Las Tiendas Sanibel1993 1,948 549,000530,000 14 Coconut CreekFort Myers2001 3,505 548,500495,000 15 Jasmine LakeBonita Springs2002 2,090 454,500435,000 534Cape CoralCape Coral1987 2,083 437,000417,000 72 Savona Estero2006 2,074 410,000390,000 227 Spanish WellsBonita Springs2002 2,216 405,000380,000 190Courtesy of Royal Shell Real EstateTop 10 Real Estate Sales


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY answer on page 35B SUDOKUTo play Sudoku: Complete the grid so that every row, column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 through 9 (the same number cannot appear more than once in a row, column or 3x3 box.) There is no guessing and no math involved, just logic.answer on page 35B33B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012CONTRACTORS HOME BUILDINGA full service contractor dedicated to exceptional quality at a reasonable price.Voted Best of the Islands 10 times since 1999New Construction Remodeling Commercial(239)472-0200Michael J. ValiquetteGENERAL CONTRACTORIsland Resident Lic. #CGC056909 Hurricane Protection Consultant C OMPUTERS R OO FIN G SERVING LEE COUNTY FOR OVER 25 YEARSRE-ROOFS/REPAIRS WE FIX LEAKSALL WORK GUARANTEED CCC 1327986239.334.0334 GO LF IN S TRU C TI O N Cambridge Whos Who 2009 ABI Woman of the Year 2011 NAPW Woman of the Year 2012 Continental Whos Who 2012 Catherine S. RansavageP.G.A. Teaching Professional239-850-4864cransavage@gmail.com www.catherineransavage.comUPH O L S TERY A Friendly Personalized Service From Owner-Operator Steven CservenyakPARAMOUNT DECORATOR & UPHOLSTERYsince 1974 Complete line of quality upholstery work by European CraftsmanWe work with the finest imported silk, satin, damask, brocades, velvets, hand-loomed crewel, embroidered tapestries from Italy, Belgium & India.Antique Furniture Restoration We also do boat cushions & down feather cushions472-8086 735 Donax Street, Sanibel Island


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY 34B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 S LIDIN G G LA SS D OO R S Replacing Sliding Glass Door Rollers, Locks, Tracks and More 239.339.7355www.SliderMedic.comLicensed & InsuredKen & Donna, Owner Operators R TRAVEL AGENCY 239.472.3171AllWaysTravel@LeighKlein.comCruises, Vacation Packages Leisure & Corporate TravelLeigh Klein OwnerSanibel, FL VETERINARY COASTAL VETERINARY HOUSE CALLS A house call for the cost of an of ce visit. 239-938-6838 LAWN S ERVI C E Mow-Trim-Landscape Sprinkler Repair Pressure Washing LAWN MAINTENAN C E PER SO NAL A SS I S TANT btn frrrt rntr-rnt nrnt nrt-n nr rrr rntt!"#$%&&$'%''PET S ITTIN G Island Pet SittingKelly TyrrellIsland Resident395-9999kellyatyrrell@me.com NEW H O ME S REM O DELIN G & ADDITI O N S New Homes Consulting Remodeling Contracting P.O. Box 143 Sanibel Island, FL Phone: 239-472-2601 Fax: 239-472-6506 TREE AND LAWN TREE AND LAWN 25 years experience Grass, Shrubs & Tree ServiceYou will LOVE our prices and quality of workLicensed & Insured (Annual Accounts Only)Pats Lawn & Tree ServiceCall 239.466.4409 for more info Broiled Florida Spiny Lobster Tails with Pesto Pasta and Tomato-Basil Relish 4 six to nine ounce spiny lobster tails, split open in the shell 1/4 stick unsalted butter, softened at room temperature Sea salt to taste Fresh ground pepper to taste Preheat oven broiler on medium-high. Place all four of the lobsters on a cookie sheet, and make sure they are opened up down the middle. Evenly spread the softened butter over each of the lobster tails meat. Lightly season each lobster tail with salt and pepper. Place lobsters in the oven on the middle rack under the broiler. Let lobster cook under the broiler for about seven minutes or until just barely cooked throughout. Remove lobsters from oven and let cool slightly. Serve lobster tails warm with fresh lemon. Yields four servings Florida Basil Pesto Pasta 2 cups fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup fresh oregano leaves 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, sliced Sea salt to taste Fresh ground pepper to taste 1/2 cup olive oil 1 pound fresh or dried pasta, cooked according to package directions Place all ingredients except oil in a food processor or blender. Process the ingredients until smooth. With motor running, drizzle in olive oil to make desired consistency. Taste and season the pesto with salt and pepper to taste. Toss half of the pesto with the cooked pasta and stir lightly to evenly combine. Taste and add more pesto if desired. Florida Tomato-Basil Relish 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large tomatoes 4 large cloves garlic, minced fine 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar Preheat a medium-sized saut pan over medium heat. Add tomatoes and garlic. Saut until tomatoes soften, about 3 minutes. Add basil and vinegar. Season tomato mixture with salt and pepper to taste. To serve completed dish, place a broiled lobster on each of the four serving plates. Evenly distribute the pesto pasta onto each plate. Top each serving of pesto pasta with and evenly distributed amount of tomato-basil relish. Garnish each plate with fresh lemon and any leftover basil leaves. Broiled Florida Spiny Lobster Tails with Pesto Pasta and Tomato-Basil Relish


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY PUZZLE ANSWERS SUDOKU KING CROSSWORD MAGIC MAZE SUPER CROSSWORD SCRAMBLERS 35B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 LAWN MAINTENAN C E CO MPUTER S ERVI C E S CO N S TRU C TI O N/REM O DELIN G TREE & LAWN CARE Sanibel Family Owned & Operated Licensed & Insured / www.enviromow.com Complete Landscaping Services Tree Service and Pepper Clearing Lawn Care Landscape Trimming & Pruning Fertilization Weed Maintenance Mulch Applications Property Clean up239-896-6789 G ENERAL CO NTRA C T O R Greg Weglarz General Contractor, Inc. Greg Weglarz General Contractor, Inc.Building in Southwest Florida for over 25 YearsDREAMSBUILDING Specializing In Impact Glass WINDOW & DOOR REPLACEMENT(239) 489-0442www.gregweglarz State Certi cation Number CG CA05420NEW CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING C U S T O M H O ME BUILDER We do it all from repairing a door to adding a 2nd FloorNew Construction TooP. O. Box 922 Sanibel, FL 33957 Fax (239) 472-8449DeCorte FourCustom Home Builders, Inc. Ron DeCorte #CBC058483 Ph (239) 472-8446 DeCorteFour.com CO N S TRU C TI O N Custom Home Building|Remodels Design Service Available Sanibel Owned & OperatedOf ce Phone & Fax 239-472-6711 Joseph Mills Lic. #CBC058789William Mills Lic. #CBC058788 MILLS BROTHERS BUILDING CONTRACTORS LAWN S ERVI C E P.O. Box 1067 Estero, FL 33929 Joe Scarnato (239) 849-6163scarnatolawn@aol.comScarnato Lawn ServiceLawn Service, Shrubs and Tree Trimming Weeding, Irrigation Repair and Inspection, Installation of Plants, Trees and Mulch (one month free service available)


CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS 36B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 HELP WANTED POSITION WANTED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE SEASONS COMING, CLASSIFIED DEADLINE MONDAY AT NOON SEASONS COMING, CLASSIFIED DEADLINE MONDAY AT NOON SANIBEL HOME WATCHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971RS 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 10/12 BM TFN PUESTA DEL SOL CLEANING SERVICEResidential Commercial Medical Banks Local/seasonal references/free estimate Low prices with free laundry!! Puestadelsolcleaning.com 239-770-4008 Juliasalazar3@hotmail.com 239-878-4472 RS 10/12 CC TFN ISABELLA RASIHAPPY TO HELP YOUWITH ALL OF YOURREAL ESTATE NEEDS! RS 11/9 NC 11/30 1101 Periwinkle Way #105 Sanibel, FL 33957ISABELLA RASI(239) 246-4716EISABELLARASI@AOL.COM International Client Base 600 Shops Worldwide Multi-Lingual Sta 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 SUNGLASS RETAIL POSITIONWe are seeking a fun/personable part time or seasonal professional sales associate in our Sanibel store. Please email resumes to pp@sanibelsunglasscompany.com NS 10/26 CC 11/9 HOME/CONDO WATCH CONCIERGE SERVICESDorado Property Management Full Range of Services Island Resident Licensed & Insured 24/7 Call Lisa or Bruce at 239-472-8875RS 10/12 BM TFN HOUSE KEEPING SERVICESHouse Keeping services for Sanibel Island home. Contact Mary at 410-1004RS 10/12 CC TFN HELLES CLEANING SERVICESResidential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047NS 10/26 PC TFN 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 9/7 CC 11/23 OFFICE SPACE900 sq ft. $16. sq/ft. Middle unit. Flexible lease terms. Call Mark at 560-5305 or stop by Matzaluna Restaurant and ask to see space.RS 11/23 CC 11/30 SEEKING LIVE-IN SEASONAL WORKChauffeur, companion, dog-walker, gal friday, light tasks. Mature Maine artist, capable & personable, with references on Sanibel. Call 207-529-5537 or email: chanson@midcoast.com.NS 11/2 CC 11/9 WORK WANTEDLPN available for home care, nursing, appointments, medications, meal preparation. References available upon request. Call 207-350-9410 RS 11/2 CC TFN SANIBELOPEN HOUSES POSTED DAILYRS 11/9 BM TFN Pfeifer Realty Group Sanibel Island, FL239-472-0004VISIT:SanibelOpenHouses.com PART-TIME LAUNDRY/LINEN PACKER25 hours a week Wed; Thurs; Fri; Sun. Bilingual preferred Must read & write English Call David or Ronna VIP Vacation Rentals 472-1613. NS 11/23 CC 11/30 HOME HEALTH PROVIDERLee/Collier County, Recent college graduate,Licensed, 2yrs experience Elderly and Mentally Challenged adults. General transportation,light housework,meal prepa ration,bathing,shopping,etc. Call Valerie at (h) 239-599-4771 (c) 601-818-7196 NS 11/9 CC 11/30 1536 Bunting Ln Sanibel Beautifully kept, furnished, 3 br home in quiet, private neighborhood. UNDER CONTRACT BY THE MORAN REALTY GROUP 2294 Wulfert Rd Sanibel Spacious 3650ft home in the Sanctuary with great views and amenities. SOLD BY THE MORAN REALTY GROUP 15240 Avalon Bay Ft. Myers Luxurious condo in beautiful gated community. SOLD BY THE MORAN REALTY GROUP 8579 Colony Trace Ft. Myers Large ve bedroom home, two car garage in great neighbor. SOLD BY THE MORAN REALTY GROUP SOLD SOLD SOLD UNDER CONTRACTRobyn & Robb Moran(239) 728-1971John Gee & Company RealtorsRS 11/16 BM TFN AT HOME SERVICES MISSIONARY COUPLEMISSIONARY COUPLE returned from Europe.Very experienced in delicious cooking, thorough cleaning, housework. Excellent and numerous personal/ work references. Speak both English and German. Contact for interview at torressunny@yahoo.com.NS 11/16 CC 11/23 F/T MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST/ASSISTANTF/T Medical Receptionist/Assistant. Medical experience necessary. Send resume to PO Box 53 Sanibel, FL 33957, or fax to 239-395-3955. NS 11/16 BM 11/23 PERIWINKLE PARKThis charming 2 bedroom unit is as neat as a pin. Completely updated, most desirable lot and close to all extra amenities. 2nd bedroom could be used as studio or of ce. Listen to the birds while you sit on your deck and realize you own a slice of Sanibel. $29,000. Call 239.233.7060 to previewNS 11/23 CC 11/30 TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED LOG ONTO: IslandSunNews.comCLICK ONPLACE CLASSIFIED


CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS 37B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION VACATION RENTAL VACATION RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL FOR SALE WANTED TO BUY CAR FOR SALE TAXES & FINANCE BOATS CANOES KAYAKSDUNES TOWNHOUSE Dunes; spacious townhouse with 3+bdrms./3 baths avail. btwn. Dec 1st March 1st; Vaulted ceilings, screened in porches, gracious living area and 2 car garage. View is of propertys swim pool and tennis court. Steps to Bay & moments to beach. Cable TV, Wi internet, tel. and central AC. avail. for a 1-3 month rental. Rates based on $800. $1,400. wkly. rates Call owners directly at 508-965-3751 or e-mail: murray.camp@rcn.com RS 10/19 CC TFN PRIVATE BEACH ACCESS GULF PINES 3BDR/2BTH, Screened Lanai, Wi/Fi Pool & Tennis Seasonal & Monthly Rates Owner 786-877-5330 miamiblocks@bellsouth.netNS 10/19 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 ATRIUM CONDO RENTAL2 bedroom/2 bath updated condo. Gulf Front, pool & tennis. Call on this rare offering Rentals Bi-weekly, monthly or Seasonal 239-633-9396 or DSears2007@aol.com RS 10/19 CC 12/7 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 FOR RENTFRITZ CARLTON Steps from West Gulf Beach Access. 3BR, 3BA w/den, enclosed pool. Beautiful lake view! Non smoking, dog friendly. Monthly Minimum Seasonal Rental. 239-209-6500.RS 11/23 CC 11/23 CHRYSLER SEBRING CONVERTIBLE(99)For sale by owner! 6 cyl. / 138K. Runs good! Good Condition! Leather seats, new battery, new starter, new radiator. Perfect to enjoy the islands weather and live style. Asking Price $2,600 (obo) Call: 239-738-9171RS 11/23 NC 11/23 1991 CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE69,000 miles. Good condition, New Tires. $6,500. or best offer. Call Ken at 239-472-3757.NS 11/2 CC TFN HUGE ESTATE/JEWELRY SALELargest collection of silver jewelry in SWFL! Art and jewelry consignments needed now. NEW THIS WEEK Original & Print Art by Rauschenburg Kettleborough Ikki Remington Buelle Whitehead wicker furniture & bedroom sets comforters golf clubs wine glasses Sanibel seashells baskets old lighters eye glasses eggs ashtrays boxes Come by daily and see The Silverneer & Silver Queen only at Sanibel Consignments 2431 Periwinkle Way 472-5222, www.sanibelauction.com RS 11/16 CC TFN DOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800RS 1/30 NC TFN 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 11/23 CC 1/11 RS 11/23 CC 11/23 FOR RENTHome to Share. Large outside deck, carport, laundry room. Furnished $500. + utilities, female. N/P, N/S. Call 239-699-5320 NS 11/23 CC TFN ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBELCONDOMINIUMS Across from Beach, 2/2 F. Pool/tennis @ $1,400/mo Gulf Front, 2/2+den, designer furnished Pool, tennis, Beach $4,000/mo.HAPPY THANKSGIVING!472-6747Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/OwnerServing The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975 RS 11/23 BM TFN GARAGE SALESAT. 24th 9-2pm 249 PALM LAKE DRIVENS 11/23 CC 11/23 ANNUAL RENTAL Apartment for lease on Sanibel, Mid Island, Furnished, 1B/1B $895. per month. Call 734-761-7600 ext. 231.NS 11/23 CC TFN RE/MAX OF THE ISLANDSPutting owners and tenants together Call Dustyn Corace www.remax-oftheislands.com 239-472-2311RS 3/30 BM TFN FOR RENT1BR/1BA Fully Furnished, Updated. $950/mo. 239-395-1742 703-914-9532.NS 10/26 CC TFN APARTMENT FOR RENTApartment for Rent Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel FL. One bedroom $750 /month Newly renovated. No pets. Call 239-472-6543 NS 11/16 CC TFN ANNUAL RENTAL2/2 UF condo with den. On canal, East End of Sanibel. W/D, boat dock, deeded beach access, covered parking. $1,500/month. Sorry, no pets. Call 239-728-1920.RS 11/23 CC TFN


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.) . 565-7872 or 433-7798 American Legion Post 123 . . . . . . . .472-9979 Angel Flight SE . . . . . . . . .1-877-4AN-ANGELAudubon Society . . . . . . . . . .472-3744 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 38B ISLAND SUN NOVEMBER 23, 2012 My name is Scooby and I hope I find my forever home before the holidays have come and gone. Mostly, I hope I find a family who loves me since my former owners didnt provide the best care. I promise to be a good family member. My eyes will melt your heart, Im very affectionate and love to play. My adoption fee is only $19 (regularly $75) during Animal Services Home 4 The Holidays adoption promotion. They call me Boop, and I bet you are wondering how I got my name. Is it because I have a curl at the end of my tail or just my cute personality? I guess youll have to meet me and decide for yourself. My kittens are still available for adoption too if youd like to make it a family affair. My adoption fee is only $10 (regularly $50) during Animal Services Home 4 the Holidays adoption promotion. For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www.LeeLostPets.com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office, off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if three months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs six months and over, feline AIDS and leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10-day health guarantee, and a bag of Science Diet pet food. The adoption package is valued at $500. Boop ID# 541899 Scooby ID# 479039 photos by squaredogphoto.com Rescued rabbits Rescued Rabbits Find New HomesThe last of more than 40 rabbits rescued from a hoarding situation have found new homes. Lee County Domestic Animal Services shelter was overflowing with English lop and mini lop rabbits after their owner became overwhelmed. The rabbits were sterilized prior to adoption to prevent them from further breeding out of control. In the past Animal Services has had difficulty placing even one or two rabbits at a time. Gulf Coast Humane Society and Humane Society Naples took some of the bunnies but more than 20 remained until members of the public stepped up. We want to thank all of the people who came to the shelter to give these rabbits a second chance, said Glenn Johnson, operations manager. We are truly amazed at the number of people who responded immediately. Lee County Domestic Animal Services is located at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. Adoption hours are 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS). Pictures of pets dogs, cats, and even an occasional bunny available for adoption can be viewed online at www.LeeLostPets.com. The website updates hourly.




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