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: 02-01-2013
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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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FEBRUARY SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:13 6:11 7:13 6:11 7:12 6:12 7:12 6:13 7:11 6:14 7:11 6:14 7:10 6:15 VOL. 20, NO. 32 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA FEBRUARY 1, 2013 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com Menu And New Auction Items For Trailgate PartyFrom traditional tailgate favorites like bratwurst and ribs to island treats such as lobster rolls and beef satay, the food, beer and wine at the Cuckoo for Ding Trailgate Party fundraiser on Friday, February 15 promises to enhance a convivial evening of live music and one-of-a-kind auction fare. Dinner will be served off tailgates at the tent party at J N Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge starting at 5:30 p.m. Only 25 tickets remain for the event. Tickets are $75 each. Live and silent auctions will take bids for unique Sanibel prizes. The signature auction item, the Mangrove Cuckoo sculpture by master carver Jim Sprankle, is currently on display in the free Ding Darling Education Center. Bids are now being accepted; contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566 or director@dingdarlingsociety. org. New auction items just in include the painting Hitchhiker by Martha Graham, an original wildlife painting by artist Nancy Tome, a three-speed Neiman-Marcus flower bike, and works by local artist Tylor Stewart. To view a list of auction and menu items, visit www.dingdarlingsociety. org/auction. Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) hosts the event continued on page 34 Jim Sprankles Mangrove Cuckoo sculpture started out as a field research decoy and is now on display in the education center The painting Hitchhiker by Martha Graham depicts the refuge crocodile with an egret on its back Lecture And Fundraising Celebration Next Weekendsubmitted by Kharli RosePoetry, local food and fundraising for environmental education will be celebrated during the Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture Weekend on Sanibel. Events start on Friday, February 8 with Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mary Oliver delivering a poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church. The Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture is the signature event of Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education. Oliver was continued on page 7 From left, Baileys chef Karl Hamme, assistant Emily Porter, hostess Mallory Haffenreffer, Baileys chef J. Tee Thomas, and Baileys owner and general manager Richard JohnsonKoresh Dance Company To PerformKoresh Dance Company will perform an eloquent and explosive program titled Twenty Years, drawing from its 20-year history at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 9 at BIG ARTS. The company performs emotional blends of ballet, modern and jazz, and its BIG ARTS program will include excerpts from Carousel (1991), Facing the Sun (1992), Negative Spaces (2004), Standing in Tears (2005), Looking Back: The Music of the 40s and 50s (2006), Hidden Drives (2007), Theater of Public Secrets (2008), evolution (2009), Somewhere in Between (2010) and Through the Skin (2011), as well as Artistic Director Ronen Koreshs newest works. There will be a talkback with Koresh and the dancers following the performance. continued on page 35 Koresh Dance Company photo by Gabriel Bienczyck


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 20132 Community House Series Presents A Wedding In The HouseExperience all the fun of a wedding party but none of the pressure. Witness a shotgun wedding ceremony featuring Dr. Seuss-like vows, conducted by local character Eric Pfeiffer on Friday, February 27 at The Community House, Sanibel. The script for A Wedding in the House was written by local author Michael Hanan. The reception that follows will be classic, complete with cake, romantic songs and the dances everyone knows by heart, including the limbo, YMCA and the chicken dance. Local DJ Randy Ray will perform emcee duties and spin the tunes. The wedding guests the audience are encouraged to dress from wedding formal to business casual. Those not appropriately dressed wont be denied entrance to the wedding, but they will have to answer to the best man, Bubba. Come as the bride, the groom, the minister or a normal wedding guest. Time to Make Wine is donating a case of wine for the best wedding party costume. For the ultimate experience, eat, drink, dance, converse and allow yourself to be caught up in the activities, say the organizers. Audience members are asked to bring gifts, wrapped or not, for the featured nonprofit partner, CROW. The gift registry can be found on the CROW website, www. crowclinic.org/support/wishlist.php. The series sponsors are Billys Bike Shop, Billys Rentals, Marge and Joe Meek and Mike Kelly. Party sponsors are Mitchells/4015 and Matt Asen. Appetizers will be provided by Matzaluna and Traders, the wedding cake by Baileys, floral decorations by Floral Artistry and plants by Bob Walsh Landscape. Call The Community House at 472-2155. for reservations. Tickets are $20 per person, which includes the show, dancing and appetizers. Alcoholic beverages are available by donation. For information visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 472-2155. Guests at A Wedding in the House photo courtesy of Island Photography FISH To Hold Annual MeetingFISH of Sanibel, Inc. volunteers and guests are gathering for their Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Lunch on Tuesday, February 26 at The Sanctuary Golf Club on Sanibel. More than 150 volunteers and guests are expected to attend this event to welcome John Morse as President and new board members Linda Green and Rich Rompala. The business portion of the FISH Annual Meeting will highlight finances and client services. FISH will communicate their accomplishments, challenges and plans for the next year, and provide details of programs. The importance of the work of FISH will be highlighted, and the increasing demand for services will be discussed. FISH will also recognize their valued community partners and discuss the importance of our partnerships within the community. The Annual Meeting will again formally thank some of the organizations and individuals in the community who have partnered and supported FISH over the past year. Entertainment will be provided by the BIG ARTS Community Chorus, directed by Steve Cramer. FISH now has a group of more than 200 volunteers from Sanibel and Captiva who regularly help to provide a wide range of services to neighbors in need. For more information, call 472-4775 or visit www.fishofsanibel.com. p S eason Sp onso r Its a WOW! The Island Sun Spamalot Book & Lyrics by ERIC IDLE Music by JOHN DU PREZ & ERIC IDLEFrom the original screenplay by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael PalinOriginal Broadway Production produced by Boyett Ostar Productions, e Shubert Organization, Arielle Tepper Madover, Stephanie McClelland/Lawrence Horowitz, Elan V McAllister/Allan S. Gordon, Independent Producers Network, Roy Furman, GRS Associates, Jam eatricals, TGA Entertainment, Live Nation Presented through special arrangement with eatrical Rights Worldwide S h ow Sponsors J anuary 11 February 16 8 PM Jan. 23 & Feb. 6 2 PM Mat in e $ 42 C hild 17 & Under $ 20


3 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 2013 ABC Sale T-Shirts Are Picture PerfectAfter nearly four decades of ABC Sale T-shirts featuring the drawings and paintings of local artists, the 2013 Captiva Civic Associations shirts are sporting something new and different. This years shirts feature a dramatic composite photograph of an American white pelican soaring in front of billowing Florida clouds. The design has been created by professional New York advertising photographer Jeff Morgan. Bob Brace, who is heading up sales of the shirts this year, said they will be on sale until the assocations annual ABC Sale dinner on March 7 if they dont sell out before then. Morgan, a past president of the civic association, said of the picture adorning the shirt, Its a photograph I took of a white pelican one amazing day at the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge when I got a whole bunch of great shots of white pelicans in flight. According to Morgan, the shot of the soaring pelican, taken against a clear blue sky, was combined using computer software with a dramatic cloud photo he had taken on Captiva. Morgan said he expects to create a large print of the composite photograph to auction at the annual ABC Sale, March 7, at The Sanctuary Golf Club. According to Brace, some Captivans have been collecting the T-shirts for decades. The golden-yellow shirts, which come in sizes from youth small to adult double extra large, as well as hats with the associations logo on them, can be purchased for $20 each weekday mornings between 10 a.m. and noon at the association office, 11550 Chapin Lane. They also are being sold in front of the Captiva Post Office on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. Money from sales of the shirts is used to fund the Captiva Civic Associations many cultural and social activities aimed at providing meeting facilities for local groups, exhibit space for local artists, community library space, scholarships, housing for resident sheriffs deputies, preservation of island ecology and a unique island ambiance. Jeff Morgan 2013 ABC Sale T-shirt and hat Sally Rheinfrank with an armload of T-shirts she just bought SWIMWEAR & SPORTSWEAR Come In and visit us at Come In and visit us at Anchor Pt. Plaza Anchor Pt. Plaza (NEXT TO BANK OF THE ISLANDS ACROSS (NEXT TO BANK OF THE ISLANDS ACROSS FROM HEART OF THE ISLAND) FROM HEART OF THE ISLAND) Open 5 Days A Week from 10am 5pm Open 5 Days A Week from 10am 5pm Closed Sunday & Thursday Closed Sunday & Thursday 239-472-1683 239-472-1683 1633 Periwinkle Way 1633 Periwinkle Way The Wait is Over, Were Back! Your very own OUTLET OUTLET STORE STORE without leaving the island! btn frrftfrrfbtn Sanibel Historical Village And Museum Sanibel Historical Village And Museum 950 Dunlop Rd 239-472-4648 239-472-4648 Open Wed-Sat 10-4


Captiva Community Panel To MeetThere will be a quorum for the next meeting of the Captiva Community Panel, set for Tuesday, February 12, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Cone Rooms at Chadwicks Square. A draft agenda is below, and minutes from the January 8 meeting will be distributed as soon as they are finalized. For questions, call Ken Gooderham at 489.2616 or fax 362.9771. Captiva Community Panel February 12 Meeting Agenda Meeting convened at 9 a.m. at South Seas Island Resort 9:00 a.m. Introductions and roll call; approval of Jan. 8 minutes 9:05 a.m. Captive Fire District update Chief Rich Dickerson 9:10 a.m. CEPD update Kathy Rooker, CEPD 9:15 a.m. Hurricane Preparedness & Response Committee Doris Holzheimer 9:20 a.m. Friend of Ding Darling Birgie Vertesch, Ding Darling Wildlife Society 9:35 a.m. Committee reports (as necessary): Planning Max Forgey (15 minutes) Review county grant application for Lee Plan revisions Communications Susan Stuart (1 minute) Financial & budget Ken Gooderham (5 minutes) Water quality Ken Gooderham Fund-raising Paul McCarthy 9:55 a.m. Panel structure and bylaws revisions Jack Cunningham/Jerry McClure/Cindy Brown 10:15 a.m. Other business and public comment Confirm dates for next meeting (March 12) Panel priorities and public involvement all Bed tax beach & shoreline funding Adjourn The panels Bylaws Subcommittee will meet immediately after the panel meeting adjourns in the same room. Two or more panel members will be in attendance. The Captiva Community Panel provides a public forum whereby Captiva property owners can present projects requiring variances and get feedback from and answer questions of the panel members and other Captiva neighbors attending the public meeting. The panel has no decision-making authority on variance requests but does advise Lee County as to the point of view of the panel and the point of view expressed by other interested Captivans attending the public meeting at which the variance request was presented. The next Captiva Community Panel meeting is tentatively scheduled for March 12 in the Cone Room at South Seas Island Resort, Captiva. The Captiva Community Panel is sponsored by the Captiva Property Owners Association Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization by IRS determination. The association is registered under account number CH28824 with the state of Florida under Chapter 496, Florida Statutes, the Solicitation of Contributions Act. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. Captiva Community Panel obligations 1) Publish an annual schedule of 2014 meetings after the December meeting. 2) Re-elect panel members whose terms expire at the end of 2013 (see below). 3) Develop and approve a 2014 budget no later than the December meeting. 4) Bylaws revisions as necessary requires 60 days notice prior to vote. Panel seat assignments: CPOA: Susan Stuart, Mike Kelly, Jay Brown, Jerry McClure, Sandy Stilwell CCA: Jack Cunningham, David Rohn Panel: Paul McCarthy, Robert Baugh, Mike Mullins Term status: Expires in December 2014 and termed out: Mullins, McCarthy, Stuart Expires in December 2013 with another two-year term possible: Brown, Cunningham, Kelly, McClure, Rohn Expires in December 2014 with another two-year term possible: Baugh, Stilwell Article 6, Section 2 Terms of office Panel Members shall serve terms running for a period of twenty-four (24) consecutive calendar months, commencing at the regular January meeting. Panel members may serve for up to two consecutive twenty-four (24) month terms, for a maximum of forty-eight (48) consecutive months. Panel Members having completed two (2) consecutive terms on the panel shall not be eligible for re-appointment to the panel unless and until a period of twelve (12) months has expired since the completion of the last term served by such panel member. In the event no community member is available to serve in the capacity of panel member and after adequate public notice has been provided as to the vacancy, either extant or upcoming, the panel may elect to accept another term of office from the departing panel member who has already completed two (2) consecutive terms. In such event, the twelve (12) month waiting period shall be waived. Current officers: (elected January 2013) President: Mike Mullins Vice president: Susan Stuart Secretary: Jerry McClure Treasurer: Mike Kelly Article 5, Section 1 Election of Officers At its annual meeting in December, the panel shall elect, in the manner herein prescribed, officers of the panel who shall serve terms of up to two years or until the end of their term on the panel, whichever period is the lesser. The terms of office shall commence at the regular January meeting. Mandatory panel nominations and elections shall be held for the following offices: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The panel may also choose to elect other officers as may be desired from time to time. Election of officers may not occur without a quorum of the members being first established. Available at:Sanibel Art & Frame 630 Tarpon Rd. Sanibel 395-1350 Two Islands Gallery Chadwicks Square Captiva 472-7633www.ikkimatsumoto.com Ikki Matsumoto Paintings & PrintsBird?, What Bird!ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 20134 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 Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com


5 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Sanibel Couple Shares A Lucky Prize With FISH Ralph and Allison Quillen of Sanibel decided to share their holiday wealth by arriving unexpectedly at FISH of Sanibel, Inc. (Friends In Service Here) with a car load of groceries. As a family tradition for several years, Ralph gets a scratch-off lottery ticket in his Christmas stocking. This year, his scratch-off made him a $1,000 winner. The Quillens decided to share their good fortune with the community by shopping for and donating groceries to the FISH Food Pantry. Its a true blessing to give to others in need, Ralph said. We had a lot of fun shopping for FISH and are glad to know we are helping others who are less fortunate. The Quillen family Retail Hours: Daily 10am 5pm | Restaurant Hours: 7:30am to ? Call for hours. | Services: By appointment.Managed by Royal Shell Property Management Association Mana gement | Commercial Leasing | Property Watch www.LeaseOnSamibel.c om 239-395-9111 Tahitian Gardens1975-2019 Periwinkle WaySOMETHING FOR EVERYONE16 Stores FeaturingClothing Jewelry Shoes Gis Beachwear Home Decor Novelty Items Family Dining (breakfast, lunch & dinner) Vacation & Real Estate Information Town Center2496 Palm Ridge RoadYUM TO OM3 Stores FeaturingTake-out Restaurants (outdoor seating available) Yoga StudioOlde Sanibel Shoppes630 Tarpon Bay RoadPET-FRIENDLY PLAZA7 Stores FeaturingArt Gallery Clothing & Accessories Gis Pet Store Caf (pets welcome on patio) The Village Shops2340 Periwinkle WaySHOP AND BE PAMPERED9 Stores FeaturingWomens Clothing Art Gallery Photo Gallery Home Decor Custom Jewelry Design Tropical Wines Free Trade & Gi Items Hair and Nail Salon (men and women) Shopsas Differentas Shellson the BeachOver thirty shops and restaurants in four unique centers all within one mile.Conveniently located on and just off Periwinkle Way.1 Tahitian Gardens2 The Village Shops3 Olde Sanibel Shoppes4 Town Center Shop ON sanibel To C aptivaS anibel -Captiva RdTo Causeway Periwinkle WayTarpon Bay Rd1234Palm Ridge RdSHOPONSANIBEL.COM Special Event Orchid Show Orchid ShowThe Village Shops Feb. 8-10 Join Us! Join Us! Arts & Crafts Fair Arts & Crafts Fair Saturday, February 9 Saturday, February 9 th th 9 a.m. 2 p.m. 9 a.m. 2 p.m. Center 4 Life Center 4 Life Palm Ridge Rd. & Library Way, Sanibel Palm Ridge Rd. & Library Way, Sanibel A wonderful variety of A wonderful variety of Handcrafted Items by Local Artists Handcrafted Items by Local Artists New Books by Local Authors New Books by Local Authors Tropical Plants; Creative Arrangements Tropical Plants; Creative Arrangements Refreshments for Sale Refreshments for Sale


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 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 20136 Community Invited To Beach Party All are invited to the BIG ARTS annual benefit on Monday, February 25, beginning at 6 p.m. The beach party evening will include dinner followed by a concert with California Surf, Inc. One of the greatest beach party bands around, California Surf, Inc. has toured for years with the biggest names in surf music, including Jan and Dean and The Beach Boys. The band, made up of Matt Jardine, Billy Hinsche, Bobby Figueroa, Ed Carter, and Philip Bardowell, will be playing all the classic surf-music era songs in BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall. Co-chairs Maddy Hanlon and Sherry Halloran have been planning the event, which will include an auction of surfboards, which have been handpainted by local artists. Catering will be provided by several local establishments including Baileys Catering, Cips Place, Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille, The Island Cow, Il Cielo, Island Pizza, Jacaranda, Sweet Melissas Caf, Traders and Zebra Frozen Yogurt. Tickets start at $125. Call 395-0900 for more information. The Grand Benefactor Sponsor is John M. and Mary Jo Boler. Grand Patron Sponsors are Deborah and John La Gorce, Patricia and Davis Thurber, Tween Waters Inn, Congress Jewelers, and The LAT Foundation. Patron Sponsor is Chicos FAS, Inc. Additional Sponsor is Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, PA. Call Kara Minoui at 472-9700 for information about sponsoring this event. BIG ARTS is at 900 Dunlop Road. Brian and Carl Podlasek of The Island Cow Ding Darling fundraiser party to take place on February 15 at 5:30 p.m.


7 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 From page 1Rachel Carson Lecturechosen to speak because her lyrical poetry has inspired a deep appreciation for the wildness and beauty of nature. The following evening, Saturday, February 9, will be full of food, fun and fundraising during the centers 9th annual fundraising celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. at the beachfront home of Peter and Mallory Haffenreffer. Baileys General Store has donated catering services to create the culinary theme Home Food from the Heart of the Island. Harpists and a violinist will fill the air with music. Renowned poet Alison Hawthorne Deming and center co-chairs Mary Evelyn Tucker and David Orr will make brief remarks just after sunset. Contributions from the celebration help advance environmental and sustainability education through innovative educational research methods, emergent ecopedagogies, and educational philosophy and practice based on ethics of care and sustainability. Publications, scholarships, student assistant salaries, and an annual student dialogue on issues pertaining to sustainable food all benefit from event proceeds. The center seeks to elevate the environmental mission of Florida Gulf Coast University and serve the university community, the local community of the Western Everglades and barrier islands, and the wider community of scholars. Contributions from past events allow the center to host the Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture each year with a variety of speakers and topics. The aim is to bring public intellectuals to Southwest Florida to discuss issues such as sustainability, ethics, democracy, and literature. The lecture is free and open to the public, but seats will be reserved for contributors to the fundraising celebration. Tickets will be distributed the day of the lecture on the porch of St. Michael & All Angels Church. For free, non-reserved seating, tickets will be available at 5 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. For contributors with reserved seats, tickets will be available for pick up anytime from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The doors will open for all ticket holders at 6:45 p.m. At 7:30 p.m. any tickets not picked up will be distributed to others. For an invitation or for more information call center director Peter Blaze Corcoran at 239-590-7166 or visit www. fgcu.edu/cese. The fundraising celebration will be held at the beachfront home of Mallory and Peter Haffenreffer St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church Renowned poet Mary Oliver will deliver a poetry reading for the lecture photo by Rob Howard Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com Causeway Inspection The Lee County Department of Transportation (DOT) notified the City of Sanibel of the following information: Lee County DOT Operations has hired a contractor to conduct inspection activity for the Sanibel Bridges over the next several weeks. The work is to be done weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., and is currently anticipated to finish by the end of February, weather permitting. The inspection work will be done from the shoulders and should be accomplished without lane closures although there may be very short traffic disruptions during the daily set up and tear down of the maintenance of traffic devices. Variable message signs will be placed to alert drivers to the roadway maintenance of traffic. If you have any questions, please contact Lee County DOT at 533-9400.


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 20138 Spotlight On CHRsubmitted by Claudia BurnsRichard McCurry first visited Sanibel in 1976. The next time he visited, in 1979, he decided to stay. In his late teens at that time, he snagged a job with Bank of America as a courier between Sanibel and Pine Island by boat. 28 years later, he retired from the bank as assistant vice president. In 1990, McCurry started a family. As it increased in numbers, he struggled to find larger places to live. Thanks to CHR (Community Housing Resources), he was able to keep himself and his loved ones on the island. And, after seven years in CHRs affordable housing, hed managed to save enough to make a down payment on a house. McCurry attributes much of his success to CHR, and shows his appreciation of their support by constantly giving back to our community. Youll see him all over the island, lending a hand to businesses and charitable groups, plus serving on numerous boards and committees. In 2006, McCurry turned an avocation into a vocation by purchasing the Sanibel Caf, a restaurant known for its island-style cuisine. McCurrys first-born, Katie, manages the caf and ensures that customers are well served. In addition to running the restaurant, Katie attends Edison State College parttime, with plans to become an EMT, and, eventually, a specialist in sports therapy. She also trains as a runner and participates in races for charitable causes. What goes around, comes around. Katie grew up in CHR housing and now lives in a CHR complex with her fouryear-old son Tyler. Sanibel has always been her home, and, like her father, she gives back in every way she can. McCurry said, Without CHR, I couldnt have lived on Sanibel. My life would have been completely different, and I wouldnt be contributing to the community Ive come to love. Plus, my Katie and Richard McCurry Katie McCurry helps a customer Fresh Certi ed Organic Produce Delicious Snacks, Drinks and Take-out Lunches 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. & Tues. 10am-5pm Wed.-Fri. 10am-6pm Sat. 10am-1pm Mon. & Tues. 10am-5pm Wed.-Fri. 10am-6pm Sat. 10am-1pm Healthy Happy Hour every Friday 4-6pm All juice bar drinks 50% off! Healthy Happy Hour every Friday 4-6pm 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 PETE CLAPP a Silver Chest Promotion P.O. Box 291021 Tampa, FL 33687 1-813-228-0038 $6 6 Both Days Both Days One Admission One Admission $1 OFFwith this ad ANTIQUE ANTIQUE SHOW SHOWon Sanibel Island We Are Back!at theSanibel Community House2173 Periwinkle Way Saturday, February 9 Saturday, February 9 th th 10am 5pm& Sunday, February 10 Sunday, February 10 th th 11am 4pm


9 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Four-year-old Tyler helps his mom at the restaurant Shell Festival Raffle Tickets Now On SaleFor a donation of $5 each or three for $10, you can be a part of a raffle to benefit The Community House. Tickets are being sold and the items are on display at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Tickets can be purchased between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The drawing will be held on Saturday, March 9 at 3 p.m. Ticket holders do not need to be present to win. Raffle prizes include: The Flower Garden A 10-inch sailors valentine created by award-winning artist, Brandy Llewellyn, in a box made by another well-known Sanibel artist, Bill Jordan. Valued at $3,200. Miniature Flower Tree A creation of over 300 shell flowers by three-time Gertrude A. Ford Best Miniature Flower Arrangement Hobbyist award-winner Dorothy Harper. Valued at $1,000. Tween Waters Inn One week vacation for two on beautiful Captiva Island. Valued at $1,000. Some restrictions may apply. Sterling Silver Shell Bracelet and Cockle Shell Earrings A Sealife by Congress creation inspired by the beautiful shells found on Sanibel Island. Donated by Congress Jewelers. Valued at $565. Shell Floor Lamp Five feet tall and filled with shells of the world, topped with a lovely shade. Donated by She Sells Sea Shells. Valued at $400. For more information, visit www. sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 4722155. Churches/TemplesANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH: 8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers Rev. Dr. Elias Bouboutsis Orthros Service Sunday 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday 10 a.m. Fellowship Programs, Greek School, Sunday School, Bible Study www.orthodox-faith.com, 481-2099 BAT YAM-TEMPLE OF THE ISLANDS: The Reform Congregation of Bat Yam Temple of the Islands meets for Friday night services at 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the United Congregational Church 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Rabbi Selwyn Geller For more information 239-472-0177 or adsilby@gmail.com CAPTIVA CHAPEL BY THE SEA: The Rev. Thomas E. Nyman Services every Sunday 11 a.m. 11580 Chapin Lane on Captiva. 472-1646. FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST: 2950 West Gulf Dr., Sunday 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Wednesday evening meeting 7:30 p.m.; Reading room open, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (November through March), Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (summer hours). 472-8684. SANIBEL COMMUNITY CHURCH 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, 472-2684 Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor Sunday Worship Hours:7:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Communion9 a.m. Contemporary Service with Kids Church10:45 a.m. Adult and Youth Sunday School classes; 11 a.m. Traditional Service with Choir. Childcare available at all services. SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST: 2050 Periwinkle Way 472-0497 The Rev. Dr. John H. Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Rev. Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor Sunday Worship Services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel Service, 9 and 11 a.m. Full Service, with Sunday School and Nursery Care provided. Elevator access.continued on page 13 btnfrtt tft Waverunners-Parasailing-Yamaha Scooters-Bicycles-Beach Chairs & Umbrellas-Sailboats Skimboards-SUPs-Golf Carts-Banana Boat Rides-Scoot Coupes-Cayo Costa WR Tours YOLO Watersports, Inc. btnfrrbrbt rf r!f" rf r#$"!f" daughter Katie, whom I depend on to manage the restaurant, wouldnt be able to live and work here if CHR didnt provide affordable housing. My dream is for all my children and grandchildren to live on the island and follow the example Ive set of giving back to the caring community of Sanibel. CHR is a non-profit organization that partners with the City of Sanibel to provide affordable housing for families and individuals who work in and/ or serve the community of Sanibel. Today, CHR administers housing for 150 island residents in 10 rental complexes plus 14 limited equity ownership homes throughout Sanibel, thus facilitating local workforce for island businesses and ensuring economic diversity in our community. CHR will hold their first-ever fundraiser on February 9. For more information, stop by the CHR office at 2401 Library Way or call 472-1189. THE FUTURE HAS AN ANCIENT HEART Antique Diamond and Estate Jewelry American PaintingsTIFFANY ~ GALLE ~ ROOKWOOD ~ PERIOD BRONZES STERLING SILVER ~ ART NOUVEAU ~ ART DECOCaptiva Island, Florida (across from The Bubble Room Restaurant) 239-472-8442Seasonal December 18 April 10 11am 4pmalbertmeadowantiques@yahoo.comALBERT MEADOW ANTIQUES Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


10 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Independently Owned And Operated COPYRIGHT 2013 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 Tanya Hochschild 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 Graphic Arts & ProductionAnn Ziehl Sarah Crooks Kris SeeReportersAnne Mitchell Jeff Lysiak Pulpit Exchange WeekendSanibel Congregational United Church of Christ & Bat Yam Temple of the Islands will have a pulpit exchange weekend February 1-3. Pastor John Danner will preach at Bat Yams Shabbat Service on Friday night, February 1 at 8 p.m. There will be a joint Bat Yam/SCUCC Potluck on Saturday, February at 5:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Attendees are asked to bring an appetizer, salad, veggie or dessert to share. A meat dish and sweet potatoes will be provided. Pastor Danner and Rabbi Geller will lead discussion following the dinner. Rabbi Selwyn Geller will lead the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services on Sunday on Sanibel. The church is at 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. For more information, contact Sandy Simmons, office manager, 472-0497. Pastor John Danner and Rabbi Selwyn Geller Three To Remain On City Council Without Electionby Anne MitchellThere will be no Sanibel City Council election in March this year. The incumbents were the only candidates to qualify, said City Clerk Pamela Smith. The deadline for candidates to qualify was Friday, January 18, at noon. The three incumbents have qualified to stand for the three vacant seats and are therefore automatically reelected for a further four-year term. They are Kevin Ruane, mayor; Mick Denham, vice mayor; and Marty Harrity. A resolution on the next city council agenda, cancelling the election, will be up for a vote, Smith noted. The council members will be sworn in on March 19. Dog LicensesSanibel dog owners, be sure to stop by the Recreation Center prior to Friday, February 1 to purchase your 2013 dog license to avoid the $5 late fee. Dont forget to bring proof of your dogs vaccinations. The Sanibel Recreation Center is open seven days a week for your convenience. For any questions call 472-0345 or visit www. mysanibel.com. MOAA Breakfast MeetingTrey Radel will discuss Life As A Freshman Of The U.S. Congress during the MOAA Calusa Chapter breakfast meeting on Saturday, February 9. The meeting will be held at Wine & Roses Restaurant on Cape Coral Parkway beginning at 9 a.m. All military officers and spouses are invited to attend. The cost for the breakfast is $10 per person, payable at the door. Reservations may be made by contacting Dixie Buick at 945-5030. The Military Officers Association of America is a national organization representing the interests of the military. Florida is the third largest state of membership and our Florida Council of Chapters President, Lt. Col. Jim Conner, resides in Cape Coral. Additional information about the Calusa Chapter of MOAA may be obtained by contacting the Calusa Chapter President, Bill Deile, at 574-6718. Dunes Debuts New Artists In Series On January 28, The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club hosted a reception for the four artists who will be exhibiting their works in the clubs foyer area as part of the ongoing Meet The Artist Series. Pictured from left: Sherry Collier (oil paintings), Andi McCarter (sculptures), Christina P. Wyatt (oil paintings) and Neil Glaser (watercolor paintings), along with Leilani Sivsov, general manager at The Dunes. photo by Jeff Lysiak


11 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Annual Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner Comes To Town February 23submitted by Tom Sharbaugh, Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis ClubFebruary may be a short month, but it is packed with noteworthy events. Theres Ground Hog Day, Mardi Gras, Super Bowl Sunday, Valentines Day and Presidents Day. However, the last weekend in February brings an annual event that has special significance to Sanibel and Captiva, the annual Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner. For 30+ years the Spaghetti Dinner has been the biggest gathering on the Islands, bringing together the entire community for an entertaining evening of good food and fun. This years Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Saturday, February 23 at The Community House, located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. Dinner will be served from 4 to 8 p.m., with music, dancing, raffle and auction continuing until 10 p.m. Admission is $8 in advance or $9 at the door, and children under 10 eat free. Patrons get a complete Italian feast: spaghetti and meatballs with Kiwaniss acclaimed secret recipe sauce, salad, toasted garlic bread and beverages. And its all-you-can-eat, so no one goes away hungry. After dinner, desert and coffee are available in The Community House auditorium, where the raffle and auction part of the evening unfolds. Everyone loves the excitement of a raffle drawing and a live auction, especially when there are interesting items to be had, and regardless of what type of item gets you going, you are sure to find it there. Items for the Kiwanis Raffle and Auction are donated by a wide range of Island merchants, artists, writers, restaurants, resorts and service companies, so the selection on display represents a true sampling of the Islands best. Spaghetti Dinner has become a beloved tradition for the food, the fun and the socializing opportunity it provides. Everyone in town seems to be there, either dining or serving as a volunteer. Youll see your neighbors, your friends, even officials from City Hall. So its a good time to say hello, reconnect and share a good time. Underlying all the fun is a very important purpose, as funds raised by the event are used by the Kiwanis Charitable Foundation to benefit local community youth groups and other worthy nonprofit enterprises in and around Sanibel and Captiva. About 30 local groups receive support from the event. The Kiwanis Club puts a lot of effort into staging the Spaghetti Dinner every year, and our sponsors and prize donors do as well, but its definitely worth it, said Kiwanis President Jonathan Tongyai. We love seeing the whole town turn out to enjoy the event, but we love even more the idea that the money raised helps make life better for area youth. When we see the smiles on the faces of the young people who are helped, like the students who receive our scholarships or the kids playing team sports with our support, thats what makes it all worthwhile. Advance tickets to the Spaghetti Dinner can be purchased from any Kiwanis member and also at Bank Of The Islands, Baileys General Store, Big Red Q Printing, and Periwinkle Park. The sponsors who generously underwrite the event are: Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, Bank Of The Islands, Baileys General Store, Sanibel Air Conditioning, Sanctuary Island Electric, Island Photography, Barefoot Charlies Painting, Billys Bike Shop, Lazy Flamingo II, and The Sanibel Bean. Meatballs for the event are provided by Tween Waters Inn. For information call 395-0469 or e-mail sharbaugh67@comcast.net. Kiwanian Eric Pfeifer serves up the meatballs and sauce for Spaghetti Dinner Another Italian feast on its way to hungry diners One of the Best Selections of Domestic and Imported Wines on the West CoastBest Liquor Selection on the IslandsSpecial Orders and Case Discounts No need to leave the island... it's all right here!Bailey's Shopping Center (just right of the hardware store) Corner of Periwinkle and Tarpon Bay 472-1682Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Sun. noon 7 p.m.Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio 750 ml. $22.99 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 750 ml. $15.99 J. Lohr Cabernet 750 ml. Reg. $16.99 SALE $12.99 Conquista Malbec 750 ml. $5.99 Ketel One Vodka 1.75 ltr. Reg. 42.99 SALE $39.99 Gordons Gin or Vodka 1.75 ltr. $17.99 Tanqueray Gin 750 ml. $20.99Johnnie Walker Red Label Scotch 750 ml. $20.99THEYour One-Stop for WINE SPIRITS LIQUEURS CIGARS GIFT ITEMS YourOne-Stopfor GROG SHOP Walk-in HumidorGreat Selection of Cigars and Accessories (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 Save 15% OFF Save 15% OFF the Purchase the Purchase of any 3 Items! of any 3 Items!Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201312 Robert (Bob) Charles Harvot, 87, husband of Doris Stenberg Harvot, died peacefully on January 22, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born in Warrenville Heights, Ohio on May 17, 1925, and was the son of Joseph and Avis Harvot. He was a former resident of Chardon, Ohio, Warren, Pennsylvania and Sanibel, Florida. He was preceded in death by daughter Janet Harvot (2007), stepson Irvin Betts (2003), brother William (2008), sister Dorothy Casarona (2012) and daughterin-law Jane Betts (2012). Bob is survived by his two daughters, Carolyn (Gary) Wood, Lancaster, Ohio; Kathryn (Joseph) Phillips, Ravenna, Ohio; as well as step-children Rodney (Jane) Betts, Warren, Pennsylvania; and Lorraine (William) Frey, Sanibel, Florida. He was the loving grandfather to Gary, Andy, Chad, Megan, Robert, Kaitlyn, Todd, Chad, Lorraine, Michelle and Nicole. He was also great-grandfather to 15 and great-great-grandfather to Jonah Wood. Bob proudly served in the U.S. Naval Seabees from 1943 to 1946 as a ship fitter 3rd class in the 129th and 53rd Battalions. He served in Hawaii, Guam, Samar and Philippine Island and was the recipient of the following medals: Asiatic Pacific, American Area, Philippine Liberation and Victory. He was president and owner of R.C. Harvot Building Company, member of Blueberry Hill Golf Club, V.F.W., Seabees Veterans of America, First United Methodist Church, Warren, Pennsylvania and Sanibel Community Church, and a proud member of Kiwanis. Bob was an avid golfer, hunter and woodworker. He was famous for his clocks and benches that he loved to share with his family and friends. A brief remembrance service will be held following the 7:45 a.m. worship service at the Sanibel Community Church on Sunday, March 3. The family will be received in the church courtyard following the service. A second memorial service will be held in Pennsylvania in May. Final resting place will be in Kane, Pennsylvania at the Mt. Tabor Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Fisher House Foundations (www. Fisherhouse.org) that provides housing and support to enable family members to be close to their loved one during a medical stay in a VA facility; or First United Church in Warren, Pennsylvania; or the Sanibel Community Church Building Fund. Anthony Ank George Malecha was born September 9, 1956, in Northfield, Minnesota, to George and Delores (Mach) Malecha. He was baptized, confirmed and attended parochial school at St. Dominic Catholic Church. He graduated Northfield High School in 1975 and attended the University of Minnesota where he received his bachelors degree in Economics. While at the University he participated in the study abroad program in Poland. The time he spent in Poland created friendships that have lasted throughout his life. In 1984, Anthony married and through this union, four daughters became a part of his life. In 1987, he settled in Cresco, Iowa, and began working as a carpenter/contractor. In 2005, after many great years in Cresco, he moved to Sanibel Island. There, he and his brother Ken formed their contracting business, RAM. Ank enjoyed fishing, golfing, playing cards and following the Twins. He loved going to the cabin, going out on his boat and most of all spending time with his family and friends. He had a wonderful ability to add humor to any situation, and his kind, caring, and selfless nature was extended to everyone he met. Survivors include four daughters: Valerie and husband Stacey Wilberding of Elma, Iowa, Naomi and husband Jason Bye of Cresco, Iowa, Katy Malecha of Cresco, Audra and husband Shawn Williams of Tampa, Florida; five grandchildren: Colter, Hunter, Brady, Samantha and Vanessa; seven siblings and their spouses: Mike (Jan) of Bloomington, Ken (Judi) of Colorado Springs, Joan (David) Hinderscheit of Northfield, Mark (Zen) of Northfield, Fran (Lisa) of Fountain Hills, Arizona, Tom (Cathy) of Waseca, Jon (Lisa) of Northfield; his brother-in-law, Tim (Olesya) Anderson of Mankato; special friend, Patti; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a multitude of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Mary Anderson, his infant brother Jerry, and his nephews Paul and Jake. Anthony passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at his home in Fort Myers, at the age of 56. A memorial mass celebrating his life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 2, at the Church of St. Dominic in Northfield with Fr. Dennis Dempsey officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Lonsdale. All of his RAM employees are considered honorary pall bearers. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. A celebration of Anthonys life will be held on Sanibel Island at a future date. Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com Gordon Pohl Schopfer, 96, went to be with Jesus on December 19, 2012 with his family at his bedside. He was born in West Leyden, New York to Earl E. and Erma C. Schopfer May 5, 1916. The family moved to Syracuse in 1920. He attended public schools with significant interest in the Boy Scouts, playing the trumpet and entrepreneurship. He earned distinction in archery, by winning the 1934 Junior Championship of the United States. He furthered his education as a graduate of the Syracuse University School of Architecture in 1939. He was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. After graduation he apprenticed in New York City and Washington, DC, where he was a supervising architect for the production of working drawings for the Pentagon complex. He served his country for 3-1/2 years by enlisting in the 332nd Engineering Regiment of the Army Corp of Engineers as a captain, supply officer and a recipient of the Bronze Star in the European Theater. Returning home, he met and married Rhonda F. Reed of Geneva, New York, moved back to Syracuse and founded Schopfer Architects in 1948. His firm, through his leadership, gained distinction in a wide scope of practice, including churches, banks, commercial and residential projects, all of which bore his unique stamp. Spanning a career of working and building in downtown Syracuse, he was an urban innovator and key leader in the creation and promotion of a new planned civic core called the Community Plaza. As a direct result, he was chosen by IM Pei and Partners to be one of the principle supervising architects for the Everson Museum project. Schopfer Architects continues today, dedicated to maintaining the high professional standards established by its founder. Gordon and Ronnie retired to Sanibel Island, Florida in 1986, where they became actively involved in community affairs. Gordon contributed his time and talents to the Sanibel Community Association, Lions, The Military Officers of America and the Lake Murex Association. His architectural background was well appreciated and utilized in a consultative way, which Gordon thoroughly enjoyed. Gordon and Ronnie would come North every summer to enjoy boating with family and friends on the St. Lawrence River, returning to Florida before the permafrost settled in. His quiet wisdom and subtle strength made him a sought after voice of experience to family and friends alike. He truly was one of The Greatest Generations finest. His passing has left a huge hole in the hearts of his friends, family and long time special friend, JoAnn Bock. Gordons involvement with The Community House began, first as a volunteer, and later as a long-time member of the SCA Board of Directors. He played a central role in SCAs property acquisition and development efforts. In recognition of his important contributions, he was named director emeritus of the SCA, and in 2009 he was further honored with creation of the Gordon Schopfer Lifetime Achievement Award for service to SCA. He will be sorely missed. Gordon was predeceased by his parents, Erma and Earl, beloved wife of 53 years, Ronnie, and his brother, Ralph. He is survived by his sons, Dr. Gary (Connie) R. Schopfer of Liverpool, New York, E. Kevin (Carol) Schopfer of Weston, Massachusetts, grandchildren, Cynthia(Keith)Langford of Kissimee, Florida, Courtney Duclos Schopfer of New York, New York Andrew (Jana) E. Schopfer of Poughkeepsie, New York, and two great grandchildren, Reed Daniel and Tessa Louise. A celebration of his life will be held at The Community House on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. for family and friends. There will be a reception following the gathering. Contributions can be made to the Sanibel Community Association, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957. OBITUARY ROBERT CHARLES HARVOT OBITUARY ANTHONY ANK GEORGE MALECHA IN MEMORIAM GORDON POHL SCHOPFER MAY 5, 1916 DECEMBER 19, 2012


13 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 RYAN PATRICK HALL AND MARY ALTMAN HALLRyan Patrick Hall, son of Barbara and Kearney Hall, and Mary (Gussie) Altman, daughter of Jim and Maggie Altman of Biloxi, Mississippi were married on November 10 at St. Joseph Chapel on the campus of Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. Ryan attended The Sanibel School, St. Francis Catholic School in Ft. Myers and Bishop Verot High School. While living on Sanibel Island, Ryan participated in the Sanibel Little League Programs and served St. Isabels Catholic Church as an Altar Server. Upon graduation from Bishop Verot High School, Ryan attended Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Masters in Teaching Degree. Ryan played baseball for Spring Hill College while obtaining his degrees. He is now teaching and coaching at St. Patrick High School in Biloxi, Mississippi. Prior to teaching, Ryan played a year of professional baseball for the Paderborn Untouchables in Paderborn, Germany. Gussie also graduated from Spring Hill College where she received her BS Degree in Nursing. She was a member of the Cross Country Team while at Spring Hill. She is now employed as an RN at Biloxi Regional Hospital and will receive her Masters in Nursing Degree from the University of Alabama this summer. WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT Super Bowl Bash For All FamiliesOn Super Bowl Sunday, February 3, Sanibel Community Church Student Ministries is hosting a Pre-Game Bash at the Sanibel School fields. The event goes from 2:30-5 p.m. and involves a free BBQ; punt, pass and kick competition; two-hand touch football game for all ages and skill levels; and includes the headlining event, a students vs. adults game for the golden football. This event is free and is open to all ages. The students have won the golden football for the past two years. We have the wraps, ice and heat packs on the field for this years gamewe are confident that the adults will win it. explains Tom Walsh, Youth Pastor at SCC. We hope a lot of families can join us for this family event and adults too. Students in grades six through eight meet in the newly renovated Youth Center every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. High School students gather in the Youth Center from 7-8:30 p.m., also on Wednesdays. If you are or have a student in sixth through twelfth grades and would like more information about the Sanibel Community Church Student Ministries, contact Youth Pastor Tom Walsh at 4722684. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). Style ShowThe ECW of St. Michaels church will host their annual style show on Monday, February 11 at 2 p.m. The show will be held in the main church and there will be no admission charge and tickets are not necessary. All fashions modeled are from Noahs Ark and will be for sale after the show. The theme this year is Its Our Bag, featuring interesting handbags that have been donated this year. The door prizes are an assortment of fabulous purses donated by JB Designs located in the Olde Sanibel Shoppes. Live music provided and homemade refreshments and punch will be served in the courtyard following the show. The ECW thanks the loyal customers who again have helped the church to help so many others. Refreshments will follow. Please wear a Noahs outfit and bring a friend. Door prizes will be given. For more information call Charlotte Mallory at 288-5820. From paage 9Churches/TemplesST. 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 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. 2/$5Frito LayLays Potato ChipsSelected Varieties 10.5 oz. Bag399Maui Pepper Co.Sunset SalsaSelected Varieties 15 oz. JerrysShrimp Traysmake your big game party perfect follow us on Thur., 1.31.2013 Wed., 2.6.2013 14991499Budweiser, Bud Light or Bud Light LimeBeer18/12 oz. Cans or Bottleswith delicious party platters, sandwiches and wings. place yo ur order with o ur deli department.game day savings price as markedCorona or Corona LightBeer12/12 Cans or Bottles save$2.00 save$1.00


14 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Free Lecture On Parkinson DiseaseOn Thursday, February 7, at 1 p.m. at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Jeanne Csuy will lead a discussion on Parkinson dsease. Csuy is a physical therapist, Parkinson care consultant and assistant professor at Hodges University. She was instrumental in establishing the local Parkinson Program while working at Lee Memorial Hospital. Funding for this program was provided by the National Parkinson Foundation. Over one million Americans have Parkinson disease, a progressive neurological disorder affecting movement. The cause is unknown but researchers are making progress in understanding the disease and its treatment to enhance neuroplasticity or brain function. Csuy has been a guest speaker at many symposiums throughout Florida. She has partnered with John Argue to create a video on the Activities of Daily Living, collaborated on a falls prevention book and produced an exercise video. Her expertise is in helping people living with Parkinsons and their care partners to understand the importance of exercise along with their medication to live well with this chronic disease. She will discuss diagnosis, advances in treatment and resources in Southwest Florida. This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call Roberta Heller, parish nurse, or Susan Gonzalez, church secretary, at 4722173. Unitarians To Meet February 3Unitarian Universalists of the Islands will meet on Sunday, February 3, 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 Universalist congregations welcome people with diverse beliefs from all religious or philosophical traditions. As a theologically diverse religion, Unitarian Universalism encourages its members to seek their own spiritual path. In her 1993 best-selling book, A History of God, Karen Armstrong wrote: Despite its otherworldliness, religion is highly pragmatic. As soon as it ceases to be effective it will be changed -sometimes for something radically different. Science and modern society are challenging traditional theological concepts of God. Some even say that the idea of God has outlived its usefulness. What does process theology, a belief system grounded in the relationship between science, nature and human beings, have to say about understanding God in the 21st century? The speaker will be Roger Grugel, a candidate for the ministry through the Unitarian Universalist Association, which has its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. He will graduate with a Master of Divinity degree from Meadville Lombard Theological School in May. In 2011-12, Grugel was a chaplain resident at Tampa General Hospital. Currently, he is the ministerial intern at The Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers. Prior to entering the seminary, Grugel was an attorney for 26 years with the Minnesota Family Farm Law Project, a statewide non-profit law firm that represented family farmers who were losing their farms to creditors. Lively discussion, fellowship and refreshments follow the service. Jeanne Csuy 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 ParkShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


15 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 LOGOS Hands And Feet NightThe kids at Sanibel Community Church celebrated LOGOS Hands and Feet Night on Wednesday, January 23. They collected boxes full of socks and t-shirts to donate to the men at the Rescue Mission. It was also the annual Cup Stomp. All the kids lined up to stomp their cups. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way and can be reached at 472.2684. In the end, John Quillan wins with the loudest pop Othmane Martinez, Jessicka LaBorde, Anders Blycker and Finn Howell watch as Sarah Mereday gives it her best stomp as Mike Ross closely oversees the stomping Boxes full of socks and t-shirts were collected by the kids to donate to the men at the Rescue Mission 1628 Periwinkle Way 472-2893 Heart of the Islands, SanibelOpen Daily www.threecraftyladies.com Make It & Take It Bead Bracelet Every Thursday $4.75Ask about our Sewing Machine Rental Program! Tropical Fabrics Tropical Fabrics Novelty Yarn Novelty Yarn Quilting Quilting Notions Notions Beads Beads Scrapbook Papers Scrapbook Papers Childrens Crafts Childrens Crafts Art Supplies Art Supplies Shell Crafts Shell Crafts Gifts Gifts Find us on HURRY FOR BEST SELECTION! 4 55 PERI W INKLE W AY S ANIBEL I S L AND 239. 47 2.55 44 MO NDAYS AT U RDAY 1 0:00 A M -5:00 PM, SU NDAY 11 :00 A M-4 :00 PM All Ma j or Credit Cards and Layaways Accepted Discounts Off Ori g inal Retail / Su gg ested Retail Prices F ces ces Retail Pr ic Retail Pr i ed e On Select e On Select e i se Mercha nd Merchan ngs p T SELECTION! JEWELRY ARTISANS OF FINEJEWELRY ARTISANS OF FINE A A A f f f t t t e e e r r r 3 3 3 3 3 3 y y y y e e e a a a r r r s s s o o o n n n S S S a a a n n n i i i b b b e e e l l l I I I s s s l l l a a a n n n d d d F F F r r a a n n a a n n d d d R R R o o n n a a r r e e r r e e t t t i i i r r i i i n n g g a a n n d d d C L O S IN G T H E D OO R S F O RE V ER D o nt miss this opportunity to purchas e ne jewelry and custom designs at.... and custom de


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201316 Museum Lecture Series Features Unusual CreatureWhat is a nudibranch? You may have never heard of it, but Mother Nature imbued it with some of her wildest colors. A nudibranch is a shell-less mollusk that bears some of the most diverse and fascinating shapes, electric hues and intricate patterns of any animal on earth. Join other shell enthusiasts as Joyce Matthys presents The Wonderful World of Mollusks at the next Friday Lunch Hour at the Museum, scheduled for February 8 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Education Room at The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum. Matthys, one of the museums founding volunteers, created the two video documentaries that are shown daily at the museum. For more information, visit www.shellmuseum.org or call Diane Thomas at 395-2233. The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., located at 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Beautiful and diverse, nudibranches are one of natures most dazzling creatures Marine Trading Post Now Open! 0 San Carlos, Ft Myers (Beside Big Lots) C a ll 437-747 5 Fu ll li ne of Sav e $ 64 T CW 3 O i l $ 18 95 $ 99. 95 $ 299. 95 Additiona l Locations: 1156 N. Tamiami Trail in North Fort M y er s Call 997-577 7 2397 Davis Blvd in Na p le s Call 793-580 0 No shirt h s t t or sh oes sol d $ $ 8. 00 OFF ALL BOTTLES BOTTLES $ $ 25 AND UP 25 AND UP ALL EVENING. ALL EVENING.WINE WEDNESDAYS 00 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 02/08/13 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 4:30-9:30HAPPY HOUR 4:30 7:00 P.M.$1 OFF WINE & COCKTAILS 50 OFF BOTTLED BEERS


17 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 CROW Case Of The Week Screech Owlby Patricia MolloyAn adult eastern screech owl was admitted to CROW on January 2. Upon arrival, it wasnt standing well and seemed tired and depressed. I looked at its eyes quickly, but didnt perform a full physical because it was so stressed out. But his eyes looked good and there was no sign of trauma when I palpated him, said Dr. Helen Ingraham, DVM intern. Eastern screech owls (Megascops asio) are one of the smallest species of owls in the world. They are strictly nocturnal hunters who are difficult to detect during daylight hours due to their habit of occupying the cavities of trees. The following day, Dr. Helen noticed that he was standing but leaning to the left. She checked his ears and found something firm in his ear. It was a dried blood clot which I removed immediately. I started him on meloxicam (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ) right away. The finding raised the unfortunate possibility that the owls condition was worse than initially feared. If there is that much blood, you can be pretty certain that the ear drum is ruptured, said Dr. Heather Barron, hospital director. Hearing is so important to owls and anything you put in that ear is potentially toxic, so I suggested that they put the owl on systemics to prevent infection. All that blood inside its ear is a petri dish for bacteria and we want to do everything we can to preserve its hearing. Dr. Heather added, We dont think theres an infection there now; we simply want to prevent one from forming. Due to the fact that the ear canal in a screech owl is very shallow, Dr. Heather advised not to put anything inside the ear other than a little hydrogen peroxide. Clean the blood away from the outside as best you can, advised Dr. Heather, and remember to be very gentle. While monetary donations are invaluable, it is the volunteers that have made CROW successful for more than four decades. They collectively donate thousands of hours each year performing necessary tasks that allow the doctors and medical interns (who often work more than 12 hours a day) to care for the thousands of sick, injured and orphaned patients that have been treated at CROW. If you are interested in grazing tortoises, feeding baby raccoons and exotic birds, go to the clinics website or call the volunteer coordinator for more information. If you do not have the time to spare to volunteer, consider sponsoring CROWs patients, as they do not have health insurance to cover their bills. You may specify that your donation to be used to help specific patients (such as this storys subject, patient #0018) or a certain species. Go to CROWs website for more information. 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 PO Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. Call 472-3644 or visit: www.crowclinic.org. This juvenile eastern screech owl was successfully treated and released by CROWs wildlife staff This screech owlet was raised at the Sanibel wildlife clinic from infancy and released when mature enough to survive Were Seafood Savvy, are you? Seafood Savvy is an initiative of the Sanibel-Captiva Chapter of START, supported by funds raised from our San-Cap Cracker Fest. LOCAL SEAFOOD SAVVY RETAILERS: Baileys General Store Doc Fords Rum Bar and Grille George and Wendys Sanibel Seafood Grille Lighthouse Caf Sweet Melissas Cafe The Island Cow The Sanibel Caf The Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market Traders Cafe and StoreWant to be Seafood Savvy? Heres how you can help: Visit Seafood Savvy Restaurants and Markets. Ask your server or counter person for sustainable choices. Visit SeafoodSavvy.org and see the initiatives that are being taken to protect our oceans. Use a Seafood Watch mobile app when you are shopping or dining out. (Apps are available for iTunes and Android Market) There are plenty of sh in the ocean You may think so, but the reality is that our oceans are being of tomorrows seafood. the future by educating everyone about Ocean-friendly seafood.


18 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 An Inside Look At Wildlife Recovery The CROW Picture Show offers an insiders look at why critters come to CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife), and features photos of the wild animals who wind up there. Last year, Southwest Floridas only wildlife hospital cared for 3583 sick, injured and orphaned animals. Of the 200 different species, 61 percent were birds, with 33 percent mammals and six percent reptiles. Due to restrictions imposed by governmental agencies, CROW cannot allow visitors to view patients in person. But in this 30-minute presentation, visitors will see numerous photos of current and past patients, with commentary by Claudia Burns, a veteran clinic volunteer. The next CROW Picture Show is on Friday February 8 at 11 a.m. in the CROW Healing Winds Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for teens, free for members and children 12 and under. The fee includes the presentation, plus the opportunity to explore the hospitals hands-on educational facility and become familiar with CROWs efforts to save wildlife through compassion, care and education. For information, call 472-3644, ext. 228. To learn more about CROW, visit www.crowclinic.org. Baby otter Photos courtesy of CROW Otter at the CROW Clinic Whats Happening At The House In 2013 Telephone: (239) 472-2155info@sanibelcommunityhouse.net 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Fitness Beyond 50Jan. 30, 3 pmInteractive Author Presentation and book signingMembers Free, Non-Members $5Dance Series DatesFeb. 22 Wedding House Party March 15 Swamp Party April 13 House of Soul & R&B $20/ticket View party Photos www.islandphotographyllc.comWitty Women Lunch & One Woman ShowSponsored by Sanibel Holiday Thursday, February 28 noon $20 members/$25 guestsTo 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 10-12 noon Crafts on Sale daily until 3 pmZumbaMonday/Thursday 5:45 pm Tuesday/Thursday 10 am 11 am $15 & Seasonal Packages AvailableYogaTuesday/Thursday 8:30 -9:45 amSanctioned Duplicate BridgeTuesday at 1 pm $8Painting Wednesday 10-1 pm & 1:30-4:30 pm Do you have one of these?These new bumper stickers have green color to emphasize that almost 70% of Sanibel is conservation lands and a whimsical heart to signify our island lifestyle. The peel-off back has information about Sanibel that you may not know.They are available at: Baileys General Store Jerrys Foods MacIntosh Books Sanibel Recreation Center Suncatchers Dream Tuttles Sea Shell Shop IS Island Graphics of Sanibel LLC, 2011 Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island Mary Jo Williams of Farmington Hills, Michigan found an alphabet cone on Sandpiper Beach while staying at Sandpiper Beach Condominiums. Williams said, It took me 12 years. Dont give up! Shell Found Mary Jo Williams Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


19 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Audubon Presentation On The Threatened Florida Scrub JayEndemic to central Floridas nutrient-poor scrub habitat, the Florida scrub jay has been a distinct species for more than two million years. Because of this, it is heavily sought by birders from around the world. At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, Sanibel-Captiva Audubon will present Dr. Reed Bowman, director of the Avian Research Lab at Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, Florida, in a presentation entitled: The Scrub Jay: Past, Present and Future. Of the hundreds of native bird species living in Florida, only one, the Florida scrub jay, is found nowhere else -they are true native Floridians. The species is a habitat specialist found only in scrub habitat, the most endangered ecosystem in Florida. An intelligent and inquisitive species, the most striking attribute of its behavior is its remarkable tameness. As such, scrub jays willingly take food from human hands. Unfortunately, this tameness is dangerous to the wellbeing of the species. The Florida scrub jay population has declined dramatically, and the species is now federally listed as threatened. With a BA (1980) from SUNY in environmental sciences, and a MS (1985) from McGill in wildlife biology and PhD (1992) in biology from the University of South Florida, Dr. Bowman is considered the foremost authority on the Florida scrub jay. He is an elected member and fellow of the American Ornithologists Union, presidentelect of the Association of Field Ornithologists, and a past president of the Florida Ornithological Society. He was chairman of the FOS Bird Records Committee that evaluates new additions to the avifauna of the state. He is a member of the Florida Scrub Jay Recovery Team and helped develop the soon-to-be released Recovery Plan for this species. A beneficiary of grants and contracts from U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Florida Department of Agriculture and the Department of Defense, he has at least 67 published studies to his name. This is the sixth of nine Sanibel-Captiva Audubon lectures to be held in 2013 on continued on page 20 Florida scrub jays Dr. Reed Bowman, an authority on the Florida scrub jay 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


20 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Film Series To Continue With Bird Flight ProjectDing Darling Refuges inaugural eight-week Film Series continues on Wednesday, February 6 at 2:30 p.m. with the documentary Winged Migration. Amazing cinematography propels this Oscar-nominated documentary that provides a birds-eye view of the grueling semiannual migration of various avian species as they make their way across vast distances to more moderate climates. For eighty million years, birds have ruled the skies, seas and earth. Each spring, they fly vast distances, said Academy Award-winning producer-director Jacques Perrin. Each fall, they fly the same route back. This film is the result of four years following their amazing odysseys, in the northern hemisphere and then the south, species by species, flying over seas and continents. Five teams of people (more than 450 people, including 17 pilots and 14 cinematographers) were necessary to follow a variety of bird migrations through 40 countries and the seven continents. The film covers landscapes that range from the Eiffel Tower and Monument Valley to the remote reaches of the Arctic and the Amazon. The project employed all manner of man-made machines including planes, gliders, helicopters and balloons. Filmmakers used innovative techniques and ingeniously designed cameras to allow them to fly alongside, above, below and in front of their subjects. Admission is free to the film, which is sponsored by the Sanctuary Golf Club of Sanibel Island and Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS). Seating is limited and available on a first-come basis. Future film events are listed below. All films begin at 2:30 p.m. except where noted. Upcoming Ding Darling Film Series Events February 6 Winged Migration February 20 End of the Line February 27 Central Park Effect (Special evening presentation with filmmaker Jeffrey Kimball at 7 p.m.) March 6 Americas Darling: The Story of Jay N. Ding Darling March 20 Addicted to Plastic April 3 Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition For information about the film series, call 472-1100. To learn more about Ding Darling Wildlife Reguge, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org, or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566 or director@ dingdarlingsociety.org. Winged Migration follows the albatross, among many other species, in flight and while roostingFrom page 19Scrub JayThursdays at 7:30 p.m. at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. All are welcome to attend. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Parking is available at The Community House and across the street in the Herb Strauss Theater parking area. A $5 donation is appreciated with proceeds after costs being used to promote conservation on Sanibel and in Florida. For more information, call Elaine Jacobson at 395-1878 or visit the SanCap Audubon Web site at www.sancapaudubon.org. Florida scrub jay 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! Super Bowl Platters To Go! Super Bowl Platters To Go! Awesome Wings, Ribs, Shrimp & More! Awesome Wings, Ribs, Shrimp & More! JOIN US for the 6th Annual ABWA Sanibel Community Association 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Florida Sponsored by Sanibel Captiva Charter Chapter of American Business Women Association 1st Place Valued at $1,000 2nd Valued at $750 3rd Valued at $500 80 Players maximum for Tournament Blackjack Tournament Entry Fee $20 win additional prizes Registration Begins at 5:00 Play begins at 6:00pm Texas Holdem Entry Fee $100 Spectator $10 Food & 2 Drink tickets Checks Payable to: ABWA, P.O. Box 1037, Sanibel, FL. 33957 Proceeds benefit multiple ABWA Impact Scholarships, Business Skills Tuition, and Outright grants offered through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund *In the event that a player is not present when play begins, their seat will be sold to the next available person, and money will not be refunded. **To substitute a player, the paying player must contact Lisa Cochrane prior to the tournament. In the event that a player is not present or has not made a substitute, sorry no refunds. Donations are very much appreciated from those that cannot attend. Advance Registration Available Contact: Lisa Newmeyer-Cochrane Phone: 472-8875 / Fax: 472-7789 E-mail: sanibellisa@hotmail.com for questions about tournament rules Email: Gloria Baker at gbaker9367@aol.com to RSVP for the Tournament


21 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Coyote And Bear Tales At SCCFOn Wednesday, February 6, come to SCCF and learn about two newcomer species to the islands. A coyote and a Florida black bear were documented on the island for the first time in the winter of 2011. Come and learn about the behaviors of these two new species and how to live with them. Coyotes have now moved into every county in Florida. Both human and bear populations are growing in Florida. The island black bear was recently relocated to a new territory and then needed to be relocated again. There is a family of coyotes that islanders will hear calling again this winter season when the snowbirds arrive and the song dogs sing in response to sirens. Program is free to children and SCCF members, $5 for adults, and starts at 10 a.m. Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) is located at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Call 472-2329 for more information. A coyote on the roadside Turtle Tracks At SCCFLearn about the life cycles and habits of sea turtles that nest on local beaches and what SCCF is doing to protect them. Get an update on the whereabouts of RECON2, a 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. Juvenile Kemps use Pine Island Sound as a nursery. Since 1992, SCCF sea turtle volunteers and staff have monitored every inch of Sanibel and Captiva beaches each morning from May 1 thru October, looking for tracks to nests laid the night before or nests that have hatched. The Turtle Tracks program is Thursday, February 7 at 10 a.m. at the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. The program is free to SCCF members and children, $5 for adults. Call 472-2329 for more information. Take a walk on the trails or visit the butterfly house following the program. Green grazing on seagrass photo by R.P. van Dam Come explore our natural world Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road (one mile west of Tarpon Bay Road) Nature Center, Trails and Exhibits: Open Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m. Native Plant Nursery: Open Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. 5 p.m., Sat 10 3 www.sccf.org (239) 472-2329 Turtle Tracks February 7Sanibel Island has one of the first sea turtle monitoring programs in the country and several hundred nests are laid on Sanibel and Captiva every summer. Learn about the sea turtles that nest on our beaches. Thursday, February 7 at 10 a.m. EXPLORE OUR NATURE CENTER, TRAILS AND OBSERVATION TOWERVisit our Nature Center and explore four miles of walking trails and climb the tower. Youll find a marine touch tank, exhibits with live turtles including diamondback terrapins, an indigo snake, mangrove water snake and more. Butterfly House Take a self-guided tour Trail Walks Offered Tuesday Friday at 11 a.m. Tank Talk February 5The Nature Center has educational ambassadors living in tanks, including an endangered Indigo snake, Diamond Back Terrapins, and critters in the touch tank. Take a guided tour to learn about these living ambassadors. Tuesday, February 5 at 10 a.mWeeds and Seeds February 4Visit different locations on Sanibel on two-hour walks, guided by a leader with a plant list. The group will meet at the Nature Center porch. Depending on the location visited, you may need parking money. Please bring a hat, water, sun-block and comfortable enclosed shoes with socks. For more info, call Candice Etheridge at 395-9498. Mondays at 8:45 a.mRed Tide and Fish Kills February 8Does fresh water from the Caloosahatchee River affect local Red Tide events? Why do fish kills happen? Join Marine Lab research staff Dr. Rick Bartleson and Mark Thompson to explore these water quality happenings on Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. Cuban Fishing History Cruise with Dr. John WorthBeginning in the 1680s when the Calusa Indians were still in the area, fishermen came up to Pine Island Sound from Cuba for the rich fishing grounds. Dr. John Worth, Associate Professor in Anthropology at the University of West Florida, has studied the Spanish Florida period extensively, researching historical documents in both Spain and Cuba. Friday, February 8, departing from McCarthys Marina on Captiva at 1 p.m. Reservations required, $45 pp, call Captiva Cruises at 472-5300.Shorebird Walk at the Sanibel Inn February 5Meet your SCCF guide poolside at the Sanibel Inn, 937 East Gulf Drive. Learn the stories of the shorebirds you encounter. Some have migrated thousands of miles to local beaches. Tuesday, February 5 at 5 p.m.Coyote and Bear Tales February 6A coyote and a Florida black bear were recently documented on the island for the first time; the black bear was relocated to north Florida this past year. Come and learn about the behaviors of these two new species. Coyotes have now moved into every county in Florida. Both human and bear populations are growing in Florida. Wednesday, February 6 at 10 a.m. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201322 Change Your Tactics With The Weatherby Capt. Matt MitchellConditions on the water this week were so much better for fishing than they have been the last few weeks. Better tides made for better water movement; add to that warm days and mostly light winds and the result was some of the most consistent fishing we have had in weeks. The longer the good weather sticks around it seems to be tricking our fish into believing its spring. Catchand-release snook fishing this week was better than in months and lots of other species were more than happy to take a hooked bait too. When I think about our February fishing, it is usually all about super low minus tides and cold conditions. Looking ahead at the tides for the month, almost every day has a minus tide. We will also have some of the clearest water of the year. Clear water and low tides together mean a great time to find new areas to fish and learn the sound a little better. Flats and sandbars that dont show all year will be high and dry. Sight fishing for redfish right now can be awesome but the fish can be so spooky in gin clear ankle deep water you will need every bit of stealth you can muster to get one to eat a bait. One of my favorite winter time techniques is to work deep channels during the lowest periods of the tide. These channels can be anything from a canal basin or narrow mangrove creek to a natural channel cut through a bar by the tide. This deeper water can stay relatively warm during short periods of cold weather. The colder the air temperature and water is, the more sheltered deep water channels I like to fish. During warmer temperatures like those we have had, deeper channels out in the open have been the best action During cold periods, water thats as little as two to three degrees warmer than everything else often makes all the difference between fish feeding and not feeding. Mild winter cold is not a bad thing for our fishing. It bunches up the fish, often putting lots of fish in a very small area. Its amazing how many different species of fish you can catch in areas such as these. Once you find one of these cold weather refuges, it generally will hold fish year after year. Changing tactics with the changing weather is one of the main things to remember to consistently catch fish at this time of year. Cold fronts will push through all winter long almost on a weekly basis, although this year these fronts have been much weaker than in years past. This year it really seems like we are still waiting on our winter to arrive it. Its even possible that we wont have much winter cold. If that happens, we could be seeing tarpon in our area by the end of March. The water temperature will be the biggest factor in what are fish are going to be doing this season. Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions email captmattmitchell@aol.com. Send Us Your Fish TalesThe Island Sun would like to hear from anglers about their catches. Send us details including tackle, bait and weather conditions, date of catch, species and weight, and include photographs with identification. Drop them at the Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, or email to islandsuncity@aol.com; or call Anne Mitchell at 395-1213. Jack Bouwnan of Michigan with an over-the-slot redfish caught while fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell Red Tide And Fish KillsDoes fresh water from the Caloosahatchee River affect local red tide events? Why do fish kills happen in neighborhood lakes and the surrounding island waters? Join Marine Lab research staff Dr. Rick Bartleson and Mark Thompson to explore these water quality happenings on Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. in the SCCF auditorium. SCCF is located at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Call 4722329 for more information. The cost is $5 per adult with children and SCCF members free. ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEADS FACTORY TRAINED MERCURY MARINER JOHNSON EVINRUDE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I/O'S MERCRUISERCourteous Professional Marine Repair Service Dockside Service Serving Sanibel & Captiva For Life472-3380 466-3344 Your Bottom Call on Paint PricesDave Doane NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEA D S FA C T O RY T R A I N E D MER C U RY MARINER JO HN SO N EVINR U D E S UZUKI YAMAHA O M C I/ O S MER C RU I S E R C ourteous Professional Marine Repair S erv i ce D oc k s i d e S erv i c e S ervin g S anibel & C aptiva For Li f e Y B t t Yo ur Botto m Yo ur B ot to m C Call on Paint Prices Call on Paint Prices Da v e D oa n e 1 BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva IslandSend your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com


23 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 15951 CAPTIVA DRIVE TWEEN-WATERS.COM RESERVATIONS: 239.472.5161 x421 HELLO,MY NAME ISJASON MILLER.TOO. So whos been responsible for Captiva Islands best restaurants, weddings and banquets all these years? Thats right, Jason Miller. No, not that Jason Miller over there, Jason Miller here Executive Chef of the landmark, beachfront Old Captiva House and director of delicious here at Tween Waters Inn Island Resort. For a sumptuous, sensational sunset setting, come see him for yourself. Too. 15951 CAPTIVA DRIVE TWEEN-WATERS.COM RESERVATIONS: 239.472.5161 x421 HELLO,MY NAME ISJASON MILLER. How do you make the best even better? Just add more best to the mix. Thats why were proud to introduce Jason Miller as our new Food and Beverage Director. From our top-rated Old Captiva House and Crows Nest restaurants, to remarkable weddings and events, all topped with spectacular service, Jason promises you: it doesnt get better than this anywhere on the islands. Come, see for yourself.Fishing Author To Speak About Fish Habitats, Responsible FishingLearn how to fish responsibly and effectively at Fish & Their Habitats: Essential Information for Fishing and Conservation lectures by Dr. Aaron J. Adams, author of The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing for Coastal Gamefish. The lectures begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday, February 8, in the free Ding Darling Education Center on Sanibel Island. Aaron Adams, PhD, a marine biologist who fly fishes, figured out what was missing from saltwater fishing and frustrating saltwater anglers. He presents information on coastal gamefish behavior and diets, the habitats they use, when and where they eat different prey, and the best locations and times to fish for them. Recreational anglers will catch more fish if they know more about their quarry, said Adams. Thats a pretty simple statement, but obtaining this knowledge is a challenge that many anglers are unable to meet. At the top of the list of things to know about the fish we pursue is how they use their habitats. On any given day, 80 percent of the fish are in 20 percent of the fishable area. If we can understand what makes these fish tick, then we are more likely to be in the right place at the right time with the right approach -all of which are needed to catch more fish. Knowing more about fish and their habitats not only makes for better success on the water, it also makes anglers better stewards, says Adams. And since anglers are the primary users of coastal habitats, they have a responsibility to be good stewards. The top threat to Floridas recreational fisheries is habitat loss and degradation, so the more anglers learn about fish and their habitats, the better chance they have of protecting them, he believes. Admission is free to the lecture, which is sponsored by Shell Point Retirement Community and Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS), as part of its 11-week Friday Afternoon Lecture Series. Seating is limited and available on a first-come basis. Future events are listed below; all include two presentations at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. As usual, Wildlife Drive is closed on Friday, but visitors are welcome to enjoy the free Education Center and the recreational opportunities at Tarpon Bay Explorers, the refuges official concessionaire located at its Tarpon Bay Recreation Area. For information on the lecture series, call 472-1100 ext. 241 or visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org/lectures. Upcoming Ding Darling Lecture Series Events (*Book-signings will follow all starred presentations) Feb. 8 Dr. Aaron Adams, author and ecologist Fish & Their Habitats: Essential Information for Fishing and Conservation Feb. 15 Rachel Frieze, EcoStudies Institute biologist The Elusive Mangrove Cuckoo Feb. 22 Claudia Burns and Joel Caouette, SCCF biologist Secret Lives of Snowy Plovers *March 1 Don & Lillian Stokes, authors of The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America *March 8 Tonya Clayton, author of How To Read a Florida Gulf Coast Beach March 15 Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik and Supervisory Refuge Ranger Toni Westland Refuges on the Road: Russia to China *March 22 John Yow Armchair Birder Goes Coastal: The Secret Lives of Birds on the Southeastern Coast March 29 Jeremy Conrad, refuge biologist, and Paul Ryan, fire operation and prescribed fire/fuels technician Fire The Secret to a Healthy Eco-System Apr. 5 Jeremy Conrad, refuge biologist, and Amanda Bryant, SCCF biologist Sea Turtles of Sanibel For information visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 2920566 or director@dingdarlingsociety.org. Aaron Adams


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201324 Registration Opens For Tarpon TournamentRegistration has opened for the second annual Ding Darling & Doc Fords Tarpon Tournament, which takes place on Saturday, May 4, at Doc Fords Rum Bar and Grille on Fort Myers Beach to benefit the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island. Registration for the tournament, which debuted last year to rave reviews, is now open at www.dingdarlingtarpontourney. org. Entry fees are $500 per boat of up to four people. One hundred percent of the purse will be awarded as tournament prizes. Participation is limited to 50 boats.New this year is The Silver King for Ding After-Party, which will be open to the public with limited tickets available at $50 for each non-fisherman, including dinner and a silent auction. Same as last year, the Captains Dinner will take place on Friday, May 4, at Doc Fords. Fishing will begin at 7 a.m. the next morning, once again with DNA testing and competition for the most fish caught and released. Again this year, award-winning Doc Ford murder-mystery series novelist Randy Wayne White will be participating in the tournament. Last years tournament was a day of great action and getting together with a lot of local fishermen I havent seen in a while, said White, a former area fishing guide. Im really looking forward to doing it again this year. Doc Fords, with locations on both Sanibel Island and Fort Myers Beach, has again committed to being the title sponsor for the 2013 tournament, along with the Ding Darling Wildlife SocietyFriends of the Refuge (DDWS). Proceeds will benefit wildlife and conservation education at the refuge. Theres not another tarpon tournament like this in the area, said Marty Harrity, Doc Fords co-owner. Last year we had fishermen from all over the country. Doc Fords has been a faithful supporter of our efforts at Ding Darling, helping greatly to bolster refuge programs and research to balance federal budget shortfalls, said Birgie Vertesch, DDWS executive director. Were so grateful to them for this huge effort on our behalf. Tournament sponsors include: Title Sponsor: Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille; Presenting Sponsor: Diversified Yacht Services of Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel Bean; Platinum Sponsors: Florida Weekly, Suncoast Beverage; Gold Sponsors: Anisa Steward Designs, Bella Signs & Designs, Dan Hahn Custom Builders, Holiday Inn of Sanibel, Island Sun; Silver Sponsors: Gulf Star Marina, Paradise Advertising and Design, R.S. Walsh Landscaping, Sanibel Captiva Daily, Sanibel Island Fishing Club.For more information on sponsoring or participating in the tournament or after-party, contact Birgie Vertesch at 2920566 or director@dingdarlingsociety.org. A winning catch from last years inaugural tournament Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


SeriesNewOpportunitiesatShell Point The public is invited and many of these events are Shell Points Life Enrichment Series offers the opportunity to discover new things about yourself and the world you live in. Concerts, presentations, lectures, shows, special events, and more! FREE (239) 466-1131 www.shellpoint.org Visit www.shellpoint.org/LES for full listings of this months events! Shell Point Retirement Community is located in Fort Myers, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway.Shell Point is a non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missi onary Alliance Foundation 2013 S hell Point. All rights reserved. SLS-2391-13 Feb.4,11 The Forgotten Warfrom 2pm to 3:30pm. Award winning maritime author and lecturer Robert Macomber presents the 2nd of 3 informative sessionson The Forgotten War, The Kaisers place in paradise. Each session costs $10. Call (239) 489-8472 to reserve your place.Feb.6,12&20Discover Shell Point Tour & Presentation at 10:00am. Join us for a group presentation about the Lifestyle and Lifecare available at Shell Point followed by a narrated bus tour of the community. Light refreshments will be provided. Call (239) 466-1131 or 1-800780-1131 to reserve your place.Feb.8 The Diamonds & The Orlando Jazz Orchestra at 7:30pm. The Diamonds' have appeared 33 times on American Bandstand, had numerous hit records, and songs featured on American Graffiti and Happy Days. They will be accompanied by the Orlando Jazz Orchestra, with the best jazz musicians in central Florida. Tickets are $35. Visit www.shellpoint.org/concerts or call (239) 454-2067.Feb.10 Paul: A Prisoner of Passionat 6:15pm. British actor David Payne performs Paul: A Prisoner of Passion. Using The New Testament the Bible takes on a thrilling dynamic in this dramatic portrayal of the Apostle Paul. Tickets are $10. Visit www.shellpoint.org/seasonofpraise or call (239) 454-2147.Feb.12,19&26 An Introduction to English History from 10am to 11:30am. This is a three part introductory series that recounts the lives and times of some of the most famous Kings and Queens in English History. Each session costs $10. Call (239) 489-8472 to reserve your place.Feb.12 Shellabration Shell Art Demonstrations from 10am to 2pm. A great time to meet the shell artists of Shell Point, and celebrate their work. Artists will be speaking throughout the day. This event is Free and open to the public. For information call (239) 489-8472. Feb.12 The Barbary Coast Dixieland Band at 7:30pm. The group, comprised of six musicians who play 18 instruments and occasionally swap instruments on stage without missing a note. Tickets are $15. Visit www.shellpoint.org/concerts or call (239) 454-2067.Feb.14 Strauss Prelude to Capriccio; Beethoven No. 4 & Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 at 7:30pm. The Southwest Florida Symphony Series will conclude with guest conductor David Itkin leading the orchestra in a dynamic program of Strauss Prelude to Capriccio, Beethovens No. 4, and Mendelssohns Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Hyojin Ahn as a piano soloist. Tickets are $20. Visit www.shellpoint.org/ concerts or call 454-2067.Feb.15 Bradenton Senior Expo from 10am to 3pm. Stop by the Shell Point Booth at the Bradenton Municipal Auditorium located at 1005 1st Avenue W., Bradenton. This expo will be free and offers a variety of booths with information that benefits seniors. Stop by the Shell Point booth and enter to win a $20 Target Gift Card. FREE FREE FREE! Feb. 2013 Sponsored by25 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013


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Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 Get The Word Out About Your Take-Out!~Advertise Here~ FINE ITALIAN CUISINEIL TESORO RISTORANTEwww.iltesoro.netOpen 7 days a week 751 Tarpon Bay Road 239.395.4022 My Stars FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 4, 2013ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might feel bolder as each new success falls into place. But caution is still advised through the end of the week. Until then, a step-by-step approach is best. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) That cooperation you request could come at too high a price. Since few can beat the Bovine at being clever and resourceful, why not see what you can do on your own? GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Aspects favor a quieter time spent getting closer to the people who are especially important to you. Theres always much more to learn and appreciate about each other. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) The concerned Crab will act to resolve workplace misunderstandings before they get out of hand and cause more-serious problems. Co-workers rally to support your efforts. LEO (July 23 to August 22) What the Big Cat might see as a disturbing act of disloyalty might just be a failure of communication on both sides. Take time for mediation rather than confrontation. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Be more patient with those who seem unwilling to accept your version of whats right. The fact is, theres a lot more to learn on all sides of this issue. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) It should be easier to assess the facts youll need to make an important decision. But dont commit if you still have doubts. There could be more you need to know. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Your excitement level remains high as you continue working on that new project. Expect some setbacks. But on the whole, all will move pretty much on schedule. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) It might be wise to be more prudent with expenses right now. But your financial situation should soon clear up, and you could be back shopping, happily as ever. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) You might prefer sticking with your current schedule. But some newly emerging information could persuade you to consider a change. Keep an open mind. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) You might want to reject a suggested change. But it could be wise to go with the flow, at least for a while. You can always return to your first plan if you like. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Youre bolstered by both the practical and poetic sides of your nature as you maneuver through some unsettled emotional situations. Things ease up by weeks end. BORN THIS WEEK: People reach out to your generosity and wisdom, and consider you a trusted and treasured friend. On Feb. 8, 1587, after 19 years of imprisonment, Mary Queen of Scots is beheaded in England for her complicity in a plot to murder Queen Elizabeth I. Her son, King James VI of Scotland, accepted his mothers execution, and upon Queen Elizabeths death in 1603, he became king of England, Scotland and Ireland. On Feb. 5, 1631, Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island and an important American religious leader, arrives in Boston. Williams alarmed the Puritan oligarchy by speaking out against the right of civil authorities to punish religious dissension. In 1635, he was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony by the General Court. On Feb. 6, 1917, a German submarine torpedoes and sinks the passenger steamer California off the Irish coast. The explosion of the torpedo was so violent that the 470-foot, 9,000-ton steamer sank just nine minutes after the attack. On Feb. 9, 1942, the Normandie, regarded by many as the most elegant ocean liner ever built, burns and sinks in New York Harbor during its conversion to an Allied troop transport ship. A welder accidentally set fire to a pile of flammable life preservers, and by morning the ship lay capsized in the harbor, a gutted wreck. On Feb. 10, 1957, Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the best-selling Little House series of childrens novels based on her childhood on the American frontier, dies at age 90 in Mansfield, Mo. In 1932, Wilder, then in her 60s, published her first novel, Little House in the Big Woods. On Feb. 7, 1970, Louisiana State University basketball star Pete Maravich scores 69 points in a game against Alabama, setting a Division I record that would stand for 21 years. He died of a heart attack at age 40 in 1988 during a pickup game of basketball in California. On Feb. 4, 1983, Karen Carpenter, a singer who long suffered under the burden of the expectations that came with pop stardom, succumbed to heart failure brought on by her long, unpublicized struggle with anorexia. She was just 32 years old. It was German-born theoretical physicist (and sometime philosopher) Albert Einstein who made the following sage observation: An empty stomach is not a good political adviser. According to research conducted at Rutgers University, graduate students who are studying business are more likely to cheat than students in any other field of study. Youve almost certainly heard of Supreme Court Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first black American to serve as such. You might not know, though, that he was known to call a court recess at 1 p.m. so he could watch the soap opera Days of Our Lives. Cheese has been around for a long time, and it can last longer than you may think. In Ireland 25 years ago, a hunk of cheese was discovered that dated back 1,700 years -and it was still edible. If youre like the average person, the hair on your head takes two to three months to grow 1 inch. At the 1904 Worlds Fair in Saint Louis, it was particularly hot. An ice-cream vendor was doing so much business that he ran out of the cups in which he was serving the ice cream. He looked to the other foodsellers to see if they had any spare containers that would be useful, but he had no luck. Finally, desperate not to lose any more business, he bought some waffles from a nearby vendor and wrapped one around each scoop of ice cream as he sold it. The result was even more popular than ice-cream in a cup, and thus the ice cream cone was born. The most common surname in Germany is Schultz. Life is hard. After all, it kills you. -Katharine Hepburn THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY26 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013


27 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 This is fine dining at its best while maintaining a relaxed, casual atmosphere youd expect on Sanibel. TripAdvisor member, Jan. 2013 ...One of the best restaurants we have been to on Sanibel or any place else. OpenTable Diner since 2008 Best meal on our vacation, wonderful experience. TripAdvisor member, December 2012 SCCF Shorebird Walks At The Sanibel InnMeet your SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) guide poolside for the Shorebird Walks at the Sanibel Inn, 937 East Gulf Drive. Learn the stories of the shorebirds you encounter, some of which have migrated thousands of miles to local beaches. Sanibel continues the commitment to protect local beaches by leaving the wrack community of cast-ashore seaweeds and sea grasses that feed the insects, shorebirds and beach plants that live there. This program is free to all. The walks take place on Wednesday, February 8, 22 and 29 and March 14 and 28 at 8 a.m. Shorebirds Tank Talks At SCCFOn Tuesday, February 5 at 10 a.m., join an SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) biologist for Tank Talks in the SCCF nature center. The SCCF Nature Center has educational ambassadors living in tanks. There is 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. Take a guided tour to learn about these living ambassadors, many of which are SCCF research subjects. The cost of the talk is $5, with SCCF members and children free. SCCF is located at 3333 SanibelCaptiva Road. Call 472-2329 for more information. Florida softshell To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201328 Birds Eye ViewGreen Herons Can Use Baitby Mark Bird WestallThere is a small heron on Sanibel that can be found just about anywhere there is some water. If you are lucky, you can discover them feeding from the low branches or roots of the mangroves, but they will also frequent the edges of the Sanibel River and development lakes in the freshwater system of the island. What makes it difficult to see these little guys is the fact that they almost never are seen out on the open mudflats with the other herons and egrets, and when hunting from the low branches along the shoreline, they are usually hidden from view. This heron is called the green heron. When we see one hiding amongst the shadowy mangrove roots on one of my canoe trips, I am quite often asked why he is called the green heron when he has so little green on him. In the field, it is not always easy to see the green coloration of his back feathers unless you catch him just right in the sunlight. I joke that some people say he is called the green heron because he has so little green on him. But you have to realize that the first person to identify this bird probably went out and shot him and was able to pick up the bird and hold it up in the sunlight where the green iridescent feathers could be seen. For a while, people started calling it the green-backed heron. I preferred that name because I thought it was a better descriptive name, but it seems that the simple green heron name is the official name now. What is fascinating to me about this bird, however, is it has been well documented in using bait. Charles Darwin (who, justifiably, got most of the credit) and Alfred Russel Wallace came up with the theory of natural selection in the mid-1850s that laid the framework whereby species evolved physical traits. But it was not until the mid-1970s that another great thinker by the name of E. O. Wilson came up with the concept that species not only evolved physical traits; he argued that they also evolved behavioral traits. He called this theory sociobiology. If you look at the green heron, it becomes obvious fairly quickly that this species is at a disadvantage when it comes to competing with the rest of the herons; it is too short. The wetlands are almost always too deep for this bird to hunt effectively, even out on the shallow mudflats. Thus, the bird is relegated to the shores of the wetlands. To compensate for what this bird lacks in physical stature, it has made up for it in evolving the behavior whereby it sometimes grabs hold of an insect or a leaf, places it on the water in front of him and waits until the fish come up to the surface to check out the bait. Years ago, I took a family out on a trip and when I told them this story, the father hit his head as though he was thinking, Wow! I could have had a V8! He said that he and his family had gone to a fish hatchery once and they were feeding the fish fish pellets from a little vending dispenser (Ill let the negative issue of feeding the wildlife slide for now). But while they were feeding the fish, a green heron flew over, grabbed hold of a pellet out of the water, went over to the other side of the pond, placed the pellet down in the water and started staring at it. The whole family was amused, but couldnt figure out what was going on until I told the story about green herons using bait. Obviously, that green had learned to substitute its natural bait for man-made bait. What I would be interested in knowing is; did the offspring of this bird learn to use pellets as bait by watching their fathers behavior? Now, because people want to believe that every thought that enters into their mind occurs to them because they are intelligent, reasoning creatures, when some other species simulates a behavior that humans use: Well, it must be intelligence. So, when they hear my story about the green heron and the use of bait, they will quite often respond by saying, Wow! I didnt realize they were so smart! And I have to reply back, No! The green heron is not being smart. If you mean like human smart. If he was human smart, he would have invented fishing line, rod and reel, motor boats, GPS and depth finder. That is what makes us smart. That is what makes us different from all the other species on this planet. Our brains allow us to expand our thoughts beyond the basic instinctive animal behavior and improve our technological capabilities in manipulating the environment around us.But I would also argue that when a child is taken fishing for the very first time and the adult shows the child how to put bait on a hook, when the child says, OK, I understand. The child isnt being smart either; it is just an animal that has evolved a behavior concerning the use of bait, and the child is given information that fits in with that evolved behavior; that information makes sense. But in the same light, when that same child turns 16 years old and a parent hands him the keys to a car and says, Son, please be careful! Automobiles can be dangerous things when used recklessly. A car can kill you! The child will be thinking, Oh, come on, dad! Im just going to go out with my friends and drive fast; maybe have a little to drink. Why I might even text while driving. it wont happen to me! I am always amazed how people can be scared to death of seeing a snake or alligator in their backyard, but then act like the extinct dodo birds of the island of Mauritius and feel perfectly safe while continued on page 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! 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29 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Plant SmartPepper Grassby Gerri ReavesPepper grass (Lepidium virginicum) is a widespread native wildflower found throughout Florida on roadsides, in fields, urban areas and lawns. This herb of the mustard family is also called poor-mans pepper, Virginia pepper and Virginia cress. Clusters of minute white four-petaled flowers bloom all year long on bottlebrush-like stalks. The plant grows up to three feet high from a basal rosette of leaves. Alternate deeply toothed leaves gradually narrow as they move up the stalk. Some people consider pepper grass a mere weed, but its positive attributes are many. It provides larval and adult food for several Florida butterflies such as the checkered white butterfly. The tiny disk-shaped notched fruits have a pungent taste and can be used to season food. The plant is rich in vitamin C, and the leaves or young shoots can be chopped for salads or cooked as greens. Pepper grass has many medicinal uses too, such as a treatment for liver problems and as a diuretic. A tea made from the leaves is used to treat various skin conditions. The pretty dried stalks can be used in flower arrangements. Sources: National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida, Florida Wild Flowers and Roadside Plants by C. Ritchie Bell and Bryan J. Taylor, Wild Plants for Survival in South Florida by Julia F. Morton, and plantbook.org. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, lowmaintenance South Florida landscape. Minute flowers bloom all year long An urban field of pepper grass shimmers in the sun photos by Gerri Reaves Pepper grass is a native widespread herb We Proudly Brew 2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Fl 33957 Ph: 239.472.0606 www.SanibelIslandCow.com 395 7 7 P P P P P h h h h: h: 2 2 2 2 2 39 39 39 39 4 4 72 0606wwwSanibelIslandCowcom aij amandasislandjewelswww. .com amandasislandjewelsAmandas Island JewelsAvailable Here & Onlinewww.AmandasIslandJewels.com Tropical Outdoor Patio Seating Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow with our Famous Stone Crabs1/2 lb & 1 lb. quantities Appetizers & Full Dinners Best Prices On The Planet Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages Come Try our Come Try our NEW NEW Cowlicious Cowlicious Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Sanibels Most Award Winning RestaurantServing Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Snacks In-between Live Music! Outdoor Seating LIVE LIVE MUSIC MUSIC s s Always Fresh ...Always! way s! w w Always Fresh ...Always Fun! Servin A ..Always


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201330 CROW Wonders Of Wildlife The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) will be offering daily Wonders Of Wildlife presentations at its Healing Winds Visitor Education Center. All presentations begin at 11 a.m., and a $5 donation is requested. There is no charge for members or children 12 and under. Admission includes the opportunity to explore CROWs interactive visitor education center both before and after the presentation. The weeks schedule is as follows: Friday, February 1 Why Animals Come To CROW? Do you ever wonder why and how animals wind up at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife? Presented by staff member Rachel Rainbolt. Saturday, February 2 Wading Birds You will learn about the many varieties of shorebirds found on the Sanibel beaches and how CROWs medical staff treats and rehabilitates our patients at the hospital. Presented by staff member Maureen McLaughlin. Tuesday, February 5 CROWs Aquatic Patients: Freshwater and Sea Turtles Of the 26 types of turtle species native to Southwest Florida, 18 are freshwater turtles and five are sea turtles. You will learn about the species and how CROWs medical staff treats and rehabilitates our patients at the hospital. Presented by staff member Rachel Rainbolt. Wednesday, February 6 Rescue & Release: A History Of CROWs Patients With his 13-year history of rescues, releases and patient support, a clinic volunteer will give you an insight of CROWs efforts to save wildlife in addition to tips on how you can save wildlife in the community. Presented by volunteer Denny Toll. Thursday, February 7 Clinical Rounds CROW operates educational externship and fellowship programs for undergraduate natural sciences and veterinary medicine students. Come out and learn what patients are currently in the hospital and how our students learn to treat over 4,000 patients a year. Presented by extern Kathie McDonough For more information, visit www.crowclinic.org or call 472-3644. CROW is located at 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road. Juvenile American alligators Master GardenersAttention Sanibel and Captiva gardeners: Stephen Brown returns! The 63rd Master Gardener Lecture Series will be held on Thursday, February 7 at 10 a.m. at the Sanibel Public Library. The speaker will be Stephen Brown, director of the University of Florida Extension for Lee County. His topic will be Current Problems on Sanibel/Captiva and Nearby Barrier Islands.For more than 20 years, Brown has been the horticultural program leader and coordinator of the Master Gardener program of Florida (which has graduated over 250 Master Gardeners in Lee County.) Additionally, he instructs and certifies all landscape professionals that apply fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides in Lee County. He is the acknowledged expert on Southwest Florida palms, flowering trees/shrubs and all current insect infestations. Brown is a highly respected consultant to many cities (including Sanibel) destination resorts, parks, preserves and commercial nurseries.In his spare time, he writes a lively Q&A column in the News-Press weekly, and monthly articles in Florida Gardening. Brown maintains a current informative and dynamic website with amazing videos and down loadable fact sheets. He has established a strong working relationship with commercial nurseries, plantations and major retail establishments. He has been an invited guest to Sanibels vegetation committee and to the city council to offer his expert opinion. Browns presentations are informative, current, lively and always accompanies by excellent digital PowerPoint photography. This is a rare opportunity to listen, learn and ask questions of Southwest Floridas acknowledged expert on horticultural issues. This event is free and open to the public; seating is extremely limited. His talk will begin at 10 a.m. at the Sanibel Public Library, 770 Dunlop Road. From page 28Birds Eye Viewdrinking and driving or, these days, texting while driving. Dodos were wiped out by humans because they had no instinctive fear of humans as a predator and they could not receive information that humans were dangerous and believe it. Therefore, they would always stand there as the humans approached and say with a stupid voice, Thats a funny looking creature on two legs. I wonder what he is going to do with that club? How can human beings be so stupid sometimes around machines like the automobile? Arent we the only species that can fly to the moon? It doesnt take a rocket scientist to figure out that cars can kill you. Our apparent stupidity occurs because many of our thoughts and feelings do not come from our ability to have intellectual thoughts; those feelings exist because our instincts thoughts that have evolved over millions of years of natural selective pressure still direct much of what we feel is the truth and reality. Basically, we are just really smart animals. If humans are ever actually going to coexist and live in a sustainable way with the other species we share this planet with, we are going to have to somehow override our gut instincts sometimes and make enlightened, intellectual decisions about the planet. If we wait for natural selection to evolve an understanding of this concept of sustainability, Im afraid we wont survive. Natural selection works too slowly. Im not saying the task will be easy, but our own survival may depend on it. A former city council member and mayor, Mark Bird Westall has owned and operated Canoe Adventures, Inc. on Sanibel for over 33 years. 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31 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013Taking The Coastal Message To Washingtonsubmitted by Ken and Kate Gooderham, ASBPA executive directorsThe federal government always looms large in the field of coastal management, as a source of funds, a source of regulations, or a source of research to enhance the knowledge of this field. But this year Washington plays an even larger role in coastal management, as the federal response to Superstorm Sandy both in terms of money and in terms of method could potentially reshape the federal coastal landscape. The lessons learned from this unique catastrophe, and the government response to them, is a significant issue for anyone concerned about the coast anywhere in this county. Add this into the usual reasons to take the message of the coast to Washington the three Rs of research, rule-making and revenue and having a voice for the coast in DC becomes even more necessary. Thats why the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) holds its annual policy conference in Washington each spring, and why this years Coastal Summit is a must-attend event for coastal advocates. Why Washington and why now? Heres a Top 10: 1. Hurricane Sandy changed the coastal landscape with a new federal focus on sustainable communities. You need to hear what this means to your community. 2. Hurricane Sandy disaster response has resulted in a $50 billion appropriations bill. The elected officials need to hear from you their constituents. Who will they listen to if they dont hear from you? 3. Our NGO coastal partners need to see us none of us can do this alone. 4. Between the polarization of Congress and the lack of Congressional adds, it is even more important to meet with agencies about funding options. 5. Beachfront property rights and their impacts coming to a beach near you? 6. The Coastal Engineering Research Board we fought for it, now what is it doing? 7. Hurricane Sandy damage assessment how did restored beaches stand up? 8. Learn how to improve proposals to the National Science Foundation for grants helps us protect beaches. 9. Environmental permitting can we coordinate better? 10. Introducing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Engineering Certificate Program Conference topics include: Opportunities for Better Business Line Management, with Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (invited). Performance of U.S. restored beaches during major storms and Hurricane Sandy. Update on the RESTORE Act, with Jim Wyerman with the Environmental Defense Fund. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Engineering Certificate Program debut, with Bill Martin of the Corps Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory. The conference will also include panels on: Property rights and beachfront property ownership (regional legal issues). Hurricane Sandy damage assessment and response. Environmental coordination on beach restoration permitting. The Summit is set for Tuesday through Thursday, February 26 to 28, in Washington, D.C., with conference sessions at a center near the White House and an awards reception and advocacy meetings on the Hill. Information is online at www.asbpa. org. To register to attend log onto http://www.asbpa.org/conferences/ sum_13.htm. ZAGAT ZAGAT.COM R ate d b y : Fish Tacos! Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201332 Captiva Cruises Offers Trips To Historic SitesCaptiva Cruises newest expedition in its Discover Southwest Florida History tours will focus on the fishing cultures in Pine Island Sound a story of fascinating characters and traditions. This cruise will depart from McCarthys Marina on Captiva on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and travel to Pineland on Pine Island. Along the way, participants will get an up close look at historic fish houses of Pine Island Sound and discuss the areas diverse fishing cultures from the indigenous Calusa, to Spanish Cuban Ranchos, to the Punta Gorda Fish Company and to the spectacular Tarpon and sport fishing of today. Guests will be greeted at The Tarpon Lodge and passengers will be oriented to this spectacular location, the family-run business and its storied tradition of fishing within Pine Island Sound and Charlotte Harbor. Passengers then will relax while enjoying old Florida charm of the 1926 Tarpon Lodge, where lunch will be savored with waterfront views of Pine Island Sound and mangrove islands. After lunch, participants will walk across the street to The Randell Research Center (RRC). The RRC, a program of the Florida Museum of Natural History, aims to establish and maintain, at the internationally significant Pineland archeological and historical site, a permanent facility dedicated to learning and teaching the archeology, history and ecology of Southwest Florida. An RRC educator will guide guests on The Calusa Heritage Trail to one of the pre-Columbian Mounds of the ancient Calusa while elaborating on this unique fishing culture. Captiva Cruises also offers cruises to Cabbage Key, Useppa Island, Boca Grande, The Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Beach & Shelling excursions to Cayo Costa State Park, Sailing Adventures, Sunset Cruises, and Dolphin Watch & Wildlife Adventures with The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation. These are excellent opportunities for families and neighborhoods to get together and learn about the history of Southwest Florida while enjoying a day out on the water. Additional information and reservations for the cruise to the historic Tarpon Lodge & Calusa Indian mounds of Pine Island or any of Captiva Cruises programs and tours may be obtained by calling Captiva Cruises at 472-5300. Aerial of historic Fish Houses of Pine Island Sound photo by Dick Fortune Visitors tour Calusa Indian mounds The historic Tarpon Lodge serves lunch 579-0807 2330 Palm Ridge Road (across from CVS) Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch Dinner DinnerSpecialty Coffees & Smoothies Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream Kids Menu Dine in & Carry-out Join us for the exciting new creations by Chef Roger and Chef Miguel along with their favorite daily specials. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and perhaps one of our gourmet wood red at bread pizzas...Well see you there!Serving 11:00am -10:00pm seven days a week.Sunday buffet brunch, Bloody Mary Bar & Bottomless Mimosas from 10:00am 2:00pm Happy hour daily with a special bar menu and Live music8700 Gladiolus Drive (Winkler and Gladiolus) across the street from Sweet Bay. Add A Little Fire...Make Your Valentines Day Reservations Today! 239-489-2233


33 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Audubon Bird Walk At RefugeThe next Sanibel-Captiva Audubon bird walk will be Saturday, February 2 at the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. Meet in the trolley parking lot at 8 a.m. These bird walks are open to the public and to all levels of experience. Refuge fees will apply. The Duck Stamp and Federal Senior Pass are accepted. Call Hugh Verry at 395-3798 for further details. Roseate spoonbills in the refuge Beach Prepped For Nesting Sea TurtlesLighthouse Beach was tilled on Monday afternoon to prepare it for the start of the sea turtle nesting season. It is a requirement of the State Department of Environmental Protection permits for the beach renourishment project completed at Lighthouse Beach, according to a City of Sanibel spokesperson. This work is done to ensure that the beach is not overly compacted and is of the appropriate compression to enable female sea turtles to excavate nest chambers in the beach sand to lay their eggs. Tilling took place on the San Carlos Bay side of Lighthouse Beach. The gulf side was not affected. The work was done at this time to avoid any interference with shorebird nesting season, which starts February 15 and runs until July. Call Ahead 239472-0303Seating At Breakfast & Lunch RESERVATIONS FOR DINNER362 PERIWINKLE WAY Lighthouse Caf Lighthouse Caf Worlds Best Breakfast Worlds Best Breakfast SERVING DINNERfrom Dec 15 thru AprilDAILY FRESH FISH INCLUDING:GROUPER, AHI TUNA, SALMON, SNAPPER, TRIPLE TAIL, COBIA & TILAPIA SERVED...ENJOY FRESH FISH CRUSTED WITH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:Potato-Onion-Parmesan Crusted, Garlic-Parmesan Crusted, Blue Crab Crusted, Butternut-Garlic Crusted, Sweet Potato CrustedTRY A CRUSTED FISH OVER A BIG SALADBurgers, Ribs, Chicken, Steak & Pasta Caesar Salads Beer & Wine List!Breakfast & LunchEveryday 7 a.m. 3 p.m.Dinner 5 pm 9 pm Put Me In Coach!703 Tarpon Bay Rd. 239.472.HIKE Full Liquor Open 4pm 7 DAYSBEST PLACE TO WATCH THE GAME!* BEST BARTENDER!* BEST SEAFOOD!* NBA & NCAA Full Court! e NHL is Back! Oyster Bar Closed Super Bowl Sunday!Thursday Sushi Friday Lobster Sashimi Thursday Friday Saturday Oyster Bar is Now Open 7 Days*Love to join you Jim, but I will be watching THE GAME, eating gumbo and drinking hurricanes with my friends atThe Sanibel Grill!with 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Call 472-HIKE to reserve a table outside to watch THE GAME on our new70 HDTV


34 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Shell Museum Will Host Artists For Vinos Picasso GroupIn collaboration with the local group Vinos Picasso, The BaileyMatthews Shell Museum invites the public to participate in an Evening at the Museum program taimed at engaging your creative side and your love for shelling! Join a group of artists and bring a bottle of your favorite wine or beer, then spend the evening learning how to paint one of the three sea creatures pictured here, said John Suau, spokesman. Vinos Picasso is not an art school, but a way to let your creativity emerge while engaging in a social and very friendly atmosphere. Youll receive all you need to realize a great new work of art, including step-by-step instructions from one of the studios instructors, he added. Registration is now open and a part of the proceeds will be donated to the museum. The cost is $45 (wine or beer not included). For more information, visit www.shellmuseum.org or call Diane Thomas at 395-2233. Beautiful and diverse, nudibranchs are among natures most dazzling creatures I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST...I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST...I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... 362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-6566www.beachfoodies.com Open Daily 8am 9pmAre YOU a Beach Foodie? A market for people who love good food!!!A market for people who love good food!!!Are YOU a Beach Foodie? Are YOU a Beach Foodie? A market for people who love good food!!!Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Light DinnerCroissants Baguettes Souf e Pastry Artisan Breads & Sandwiches NYC Bakery Pizza 362 Periwinkle Way239-472-6566www.pinocchiosicecream.com Grab & Go Beach Cuisine2012 Taste of the Islands- BEST TAKE-OUT2012 Best of the Islands BEST BEACH FOOD TO GOMade Fresh Everyday Right in Our Store from the Freshest and Finest Ingredients.We make it today and serve it tomorrow. It cant get any fresher than that!Ice Creams Gelato Sorbets Frozen Yogurt Shakes Malts Smoothies Frozen Coffee DrinksStart the New Year with our Low Fat, Non-Fat, Sugar Free and Fat Free Flavors! National Geographic Travel Guide Top 10 Best Ice Cream in Gulf Coast America 2011 2012 Taste of the Islands BEST DESSERT 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Best of the Islands BEST ICE CREAM 2012 Trip Advisor Award of Excellence Talk of the Town for Customer SatisfactionOriginal Italian Ice Cream Home of the World Famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand Dollar Home of the World Famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand Dollar Come See Why Theres Always a Crowd At Pinocchios me ri ca w w w w w w ww w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w 20 1 Ta l k o nce a ction WATCH THE BIG WATCH THE BIG GAME WITH OUR GAME WITH OUR PINTS AND QUARTS PINTS AND QUARTS SUPER SUNDAY SUPER SUNDAY ICE CREAM: ICE CREAM: GATOR STEW GATOR STEW From page 1Trailgate Partyand will allocate a portion of its proceeds to support the first-of-its-kind Mangrove Cuckoo tag and research project at the refuge. Sprankles cuckoo sculpture was originally used as a decoy in the research before upgraded to sculpture status. The remaining amount of monies raised at the event will go toward the recently announced Refuge Preservation Campaign to purchase Woodring Point land and add an elevator and other updates to the Education Center. We would like to extend a special thank you to our event sponsors for stepping up to support our important efforts toward research and habitat preservation, said event committee member and DDWS vice president Doris Hardy. Sponsors include Cuckoo Level: Hans & Leslie Fleischner, Jim and Patty Sprankle, and the Wilbur Smith Law Firm. Dolphin Level: The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company. Bears Level: Baileys General Store, Dan Hahn Custom Builders, Darlene & Bob Duvin, Periwinkle Park. Gator Level: Mark & Gretchen Banks, Billys Bikes & Segway, Caloosa Tent & Rental, John Grey Painting, George & Wendys Seafood Grill, Gulf Coast Palm & Tree, Jacaranda, Mabry Brothers Inc., Panther Printing, Periwinkle Park, Sanibel Fish House, Suncatchers Dream, Queenies Ice Cream and VIP Realty. For information or to receive an invitation, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566 or director@dingdarlingsociety.org. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


35 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 From page 1Koresh Dance CompanyGeneral seating is $42, Loge is $47 and student tickets are $15. Koresh Twenty Years performance Benefactor Sponsor is The Ferguson Foundation and Supporter is Hazel & David Barber. In addition to the performance at BIG ARTS, Artistic Director Ronen (Roni) Koresh will visit Bat Yam Temple of the Islands at the Sanibel Congregational Church after 8 p.m. service on Friday, February 8 for a special presentation. The evening will include a video, Focus on Israel, and a discussion led by Koresh. Koresh was born and raised in Israel. He began his dance education with his mother, a folk dancer in the Yemenite tradition, and a local Tel Aviv folk dance group. Two of his earliest teachers in Israel were Alida Gera and Micha Deri. In 1983, following a three-year enlistment in the Israeli army during which he was able to continue his dance training, Koresh immigrated to the U.S. He trained at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City and in 1984, he began performing with Shimon Brauns Waves Jazz Dance Company in Philadelphia. In 1991 Koresh formed Koresh Dance Company, and quickly established an international reputation for highly technical and emotionally charged work. Fridays video and discussion will focus on how Koreshs Israeli roots have influenced his choreography. He will review recent collaborations between the Koresh Dance Company and Israeli artists Ohad Naharin and Itzik Galili. Koresh will discuss his choice to leave Israel and the current state of the arts there. Koreshs appearance for Bat Yam Temple of the Islands is free and the public is invited to attend. With bi-annual seasons in Philadelphia and performances around the country, Koresh Dance Company has received much local and national recognition. Merilyn Jackson writes in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The finale was typically turbochargedbecause when the dust settles after a Koresh concert, you must leave bedazzled. The company has performed in Spain, Turkey, Israel, South Korea, Mexico and Guatemala. The dancers of Koresh are technically superb, but even better, they are allowed to be individuals, says Wendy Perron in Dance Magazine. The Koresh Dance Company strives to be an artistic force by creating innovative and emotional dance performances, and part of their mission is to connect with new and wider audiences. Their community outreach programs include providing free arts education to underserved youth in Philadelphia. Koresh Dance Companys performance at BIG ARTS and community outreach is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. For tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, or call 395-0900. Koresh Dance Company Ronen (Roni) Koresh with dancer Felise Bagley photo by Mike Carde FEBRUARYS BOATING COURSES BY THE SANIBEL CAPTIVA SAIL & POWER SQUADRON How to Use a Chart (a 2 hour seminar) Saturday, February 2 @ 10:00am Using GPS (a 2 hour seminar) Saturday, February 2 @ 1:30pm Americas Boating Course (an 8 hour class) Saturday, February 9 @ 10:00am Our Basic Boating Safety Course Earn your Florida Boating Safety CardTides & Currents (a 2 hour seminar) Saturday, February 9 @ 1:30pm Seamanship (6 classes over 3 weeks) Mondays & ursdays, Beginning February 11 @ 9:00am ** Close Quarters Maneuvering Open Water Operations Rules of the Road Anchoring, Emergencies and moreUsing VHF/DSC (a 2 hour seminar) Saturday, February 23 @ 10:00am Basic Weather (a 2 hour seminar) Saturday, February 23 @ 1:30pm ** Held at Sanibel Public Library, 770 Dunlop Road ** Held at SanCap Bank, 2476 Library WayCome join our February 2013 courses to increase your knowledge of boating safety, seamanship and technical subjects. Led by our experienced team of certi ed instructors. For More Information visit http://www.usps.org/localusps/sancap/education.shtml or call Jack Purse, Squadron Educational O cer @ 239-233-7380


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201336 Opening Night Reception For Sanibel Smash HitThe holy grail of musical entertainment, Monty Pythons Spamalot, is now showing at BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater through February 16. Opening night, and every night, ends with a standing ovation. Winner of the 2005 Tony for Best Musical, Monty Pythons Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Featuring a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits and flatulent Frenchmen, Spamalot is a little slice of historical lunacy. This musical comedy was lovingly ripped off from the 1975 film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Di Saggau writes in The Island Sun, The entire cast takes the crazy Pythonesque scenes to hilarious heights. As the man seated behind me said, Its a wow!Performances of Spamalot are 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, through February 16, and a matine 2 p.m. February 6. Tickets are $42, with children 17 and under $20.Herb Strauss Theaters season continues with The Marvelous Wonderettes (February 22 March 23), Charles Lindbergh: The Lone Eagle (February 24 March 10), and Fully Committed (March 29 April 27). Monty Pythons Spamalot is supported by Herb Strauss Theater Season Sponsor The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company and Show Sponsors Tween Waters Inn and The Jacaranda. The only professional theater on Sanibel, Herb Strauss Theater is located at 2200 Periwinkle Way. Groups of 10 or more are eligible to take advantage of Herb Strauss Theaters group discount rates for all shows, prices range from $25 to $36 per ticket. Call the box office at 472-6862 for tickets and group discount rates for each show. To learn more about these productions and to purchase tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road; call 395-0900; e-mail info@BIGARTS.org; or visit www. BIGARTS.org. BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater is located at 2200 Periwinkle Way. Ron and Phyllis Gibson with Bev and Fred Bourne Lee Ellen Harder, Jeff Shuff, Angie and Tony Lapi Joanne Reece and Robert Hilliard Come out & support your team! Top your Frozen Yogurt with your teams colors. IN THE BAILEYS CENTER OPEN EVERYDAY 11am 9pm INDOOR & OUTDOORSEATING FREE TASTER CONES ZebraFrozenYogurt.com Corner of Periwinkle & Tarpon Bay Road in the Baileys Plaza GEORGE & WENDYS SEAFOOD GRILLE Lunch, Dinner & Late Night Menu Only All Day Happy Hour on the Island Outdoor Seating (239) 395-1263 for reservations or take-out George & Wendys Seafood Grille ANNIVERSARY PARTYFriday, Feb 8thArt Auction. Live Music in both the bar and outside patio 6PM-Midnight. Come Celebrate With Us! 2 ND LIVE ENTERTAINMENTEvery Wednesday Karaoke Thursday, Jan 31stAnthony WayneFriday, Feb 1stChris WorkmanTuesday, Feb 5thChris CoileThursday, Feb 7thRobby HuttoYour Superbowl HQReserved Seats-Only $25 Food/Drink Specials New Sunday Jazz Brunch9am-1pm Live JazzAll New Ladies NightSaturdays w/DJ & Drink Specials


37 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Unota Cintron, Angelina Torre, Isabella Cintron Mickie Kaplan was one of the Peasants who found the Grail Maddy Hanlon with Jane and Sid Picker We serve it fresh.... ....or we dont serve it at all!Raw Bar Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday (Happy Hour 4pm 6pm) Fish Market Open at 11am 9pm (2pm 9pm Sunday) Restaurant Open 7 Days 4:30pm 9pm 472-3128 Full Bar 703 Tarpon Bay Road Major Credit CardsGot an ITCHING for some KING CRAB LEGS SOFT SHELL CRABS* CAPTIVA CRAB CAKES STONE CRAB CLAWS* Large and JumboAvailable Fresh Only*Call 395-CRAB for AvailabilityWell quell your every desire! NOW TAKING VALENTINES DAY RESERVATIONS CLOSED SUPER BOWL SUNDAY Raw Bar Now Open 7 Days


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201338 Under The Sea Gala Raises Funds For Shell Museumby Jeff LysiakA sellout crowd gathered at The Sanctuary Golf Clubs clubhouse on Sunday evening for a fundraiser Under The Sea 2013: In An Octopuss Garden With You to benefit The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums educational programs. Cocktails and passed hors doeuvres, a silent auction and buffet dinner started the gala, where guests were invited to come dressed in their grooviest 0s-era garb. Many attendees came clad in tie-dyed T-shirts and bell bottoms, with more than a few sporting hippie hairdos. Dan Schuyler from Lily & Co. Jewelry Gallery came dressed in a Sgt. Pepper-style costume, complete with a mop-top Beatles wig and mustache. Following dinner, a live auction included a four-hour private fishing trip courtesy of Sanibel Custom Charters, a luau for eight people courtesy of Baileys General Store and The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Board, a sunset cruise for 49 people courtesy of Adventures In Paradise and a weeklong getaway to Cape May, New Jersey compliments of Sue Hobbs. BeatleBeat, a Beatles tribute band previously featured at Walt Disney Worlds Epcot, took the stage, entertaining the crowd with The Fab Fours best known hits including I Wanna Hold Your Hand, A Hard Days Night, She Loves You and Eight Days A Week. They were also joined on stage by Tracy and Connie Walters as winners of a live auction prize for the song Hey Jude. One of the evenings highlights was when Terry Igo sporting a shaggy wig, red leather jacket and zebra-striped pants jumped up on the stage and did his best Mick Jagger impersonation, joining the band for a rousing rendition of Honky Tonk Woman. The tune whipped the already dancing crowd into a further frenzy, with a deafening ovation acknowledging their approval of Igos performance. Tracy and Connie Walters joined BeatleBeat on stage for a rendition of Hey Jude Mark Blust, Clair Beckmann, Terry Igo, Karen Bell and Holly Maiz Sandy Moran won the $700 jackpot Clair Beckmann The Lily & Co. Jewelry Gallery team: Danielle Cimeo, Kalliopi Alvarez, Dan and Sharon Schuyler, Kimberly DeVito Susan Browns original Beatles ticket stub from August 18, 1965 Kimberly Nealon and Dr. Jose Leal Rick and Evette Zurbriggen Al Hanser delivers a message to the crowd Terry Igo does his best Mick Jagger impersonation


39 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Phyllis Sharp and Mary Burton sporting octopus headgear Auctioneer Tommy Williams Sea life fiber art by Katie Gardenia Linda Essig won a pizza party for 20 at the live auction John and Susan Brown with Holly Maiz, center Guests mingle and peruse silent auction items prior to dinner ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALSGame Day Dinner Specials From 5 to 10 Contests & Prizes 1523 Periwinkle Way472-7770www.thefishhouserestaurants.comOPEN DAILY 11 AM TO 10 PMSUNDAY FEB 3, 2013


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201340 Workshops, Winter Academy And ClassesEnrollment has started for upcoming workshops at BIG ARTS. Full workshop schedules are available online at www.BIGARTS.org or by contacting the main BIG ARTS office at 395-0900. Windows & MS Office for iPad with Gerard Damiano is Monday, February 4, 9 a.m. to noon Facebook & Social Media with Gerard Damiano is Monday, February 4, 1:30 to 5 p.m. Pottery Open StudioNon Instructed with Jerry Edelman is Monday, February 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chinese Brush Painting: Exploring the Freedom of Color and the Brush with Edythe Newborne is Monday, February 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Life Drawing, Non-Instructed with Carol Rosenberg begins February 4, meets Mondays 9:15 to 11:45 a.m. Winter Academy: Looking at Art with Deborah Butler begins February 5, meets Tuesdays 9 a.m. to noon iPhone Lesson 1: Intro with Gerard Damiano is Tuesday February 5, 9 a.m. to noon How To Write Mysteries & Thrillers with Nancy Daversa is Tuesday & Thursday, February 5 and 14, 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Fine Craft: A Book In A Box with Martha Graham is Tuesday, February 5, 1 to 4 p.m. Watercolor Painting: Realistic and AbstractIntermediate and Advanced with Anne Kittel begins February 5, meets Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Layer Imagery Collage with Marjorie Pesek is is Tuesday, February 5, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. How to Get Published, Level 1 with Kathryn Radeff begins February 5, meets Tuesdays 9 a.m. to noon Pilates Plus Mat Class with Marsha Wagner begins February 5, meets Tuesdays 9 to 10 a.m. Guided Improvisational Free Form Dance with Marsha Wagner begins February 5, meets Tuesdays 10 to 11 a.m. Cloud Computing with Gerard Damiano is Wednesday, February 6, 9 a.m. to noon Making Rattan Baskets with Genny Gray begins February 6, meets Wednesdays 1 to 4 p.m. Learning To See & Draw Through Old Master Drawings with Daphne Hammond begins February 6, meets Wednesdays 10 a.m. to noon Glass Fusing with Petra Kaiser begins February 6, meets Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Experimental Multimedia with Bea Pappas begins February 6, meets Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. iPhone Lesson 2: Basics with Gerard Damiano is Thursday February 7, 9 a.m. to noon Glass Fusing with Petra Kaiser begins February 7, meets Thursdays 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Helga Market Basket with Elaine Ryan begins February 7, meets Thursdays 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Photography, Advanced with Denny Souers begins February 7, meets Thursdays 9 a.m. to noon iPad Lesson 3: Advanced with Gerard Damiano is Friday, February 8, 9 a.m. to noon Essential Apps with Gerard Damiano is Friday, February 8, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Learn To Weave with Edith Flagg is Saturday, February 9, (register by February 1) 9 a.m. to noon Painting with Alcohol Inks with Cathy Taylor is Saturday and Sunday, February 9 and 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. iPhoto for iPad (Part 1) with Gerard Damiano is Monday, February 11, 9 a.m. to noon Technology: Connect Face 2 Face with Gerard Damiano is Monday, February 11, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. African Dance with Ndakhte Ndiaye begins February 11, meets Mondays 2:30 to 4 p.m. African Dance and Drumming with Ndakhte Ndiaye begins February 11, meets Mondays 1 to 4 p.m. African Drumming with Ndakhte Ndiaye begins February 11, meets Mondays 1 to 2:30 p.m. Print Making 3 Styles with Martha Graham starts February 12, meets Tuesdays 1 to 4 p.m. Acrylics/Oils with Marjorie Bronsted starts February 13, meets Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Shaker Tape Totes with Genny Gray is Saturday, February 16, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individual flute, piano and saxophone lessons with Jennifer Valiquette are available for children and adult students. Community Chorus practice is Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at BIG ARTS. The Community Band rehearses Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at St. Michael & All Angels Church. No auditions are required for the Band and Chorus, and all are welcome to join. BIG ARTS Workshops are sponsored by Sony Corporation of America. There is a 20 percent discount on workshops for BIG ARTS members. For further information about workshops, classes and events at BIG ARTS, call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS. org or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Layered Imagery collage by instructor Marjorie Pesek African Drumming Group with instructor Ndakhte Ndiaye 579-0235 BreakfastLunchDinner 2761 West Gulf Drive Reservations Major Credit Cards Full Liquor Early Dining 4:30-5:30 PM r ea k fast L u n c h D i nn e r 2 761 West G ul f Dr i v e e rv at i o ns M a j or Credit Cards F ull L iq uo r Earl y Dinin g 4:30 5 : 3 0 P M B 2 Re se E $14 EARLY DINING SPECIAL COCONUT SHRIMP, SALMON, SCAMPI, CHICKEN PARM & MORE! EARLY DINING SPECIAL$14 MUSIC LESSONSJennifer ValiquettePrivate Instruction on Piano, Saxophone, & Flute Sanibel and Fort MyersPhone: 239-989-7799 Web: wwww.sanibelschoolofmusic.weebly.com


41 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 BIG ARTS held its Angel Brunch Sunday, January 20 to show appreciation for all BIG ARTS Angels. The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company sponsored the annual event, held at The Sanctuary Golf Club. Current BIG ARTS Board President Don Rice thanked current supporters as well as past presidents Deborah LaGorce, Chuck Ketteman and Chuck Bonser, for their work in furthering the mission to provide quality cultural and educational experiences to the residents and visitors of Sanibel, Captiva and neighboring communities. Don Rice, Terry Igo, Lee Ellen Harder, Chip Lesch, Chuck Ketteman, Deborah LaGorce and Chuck BonserAngels Thanked For Their Support Community Housing & Resources, Inc. Mardi Gras Saturday Feb. 9, 2013 5 to 9 PM The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club 949 Sand Castle Road Sanibel, Florida Affordable housing A key to serving our community Silent Auction 50/50 Raffle Activities for the kids Crawfish & Cajun Dinner Music $30 for adults, $10 for children under 12 Tickets are available at The Sanibel Caf or at the CHR office at 2401 Library Way For more information, call 239-472-1189 This event is being sponsored by: Sanibel Captiva Community Bank The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Sanibel Day Spa Baileys Zonta of Sanibel GARMAGER Success Coaching Melissa Rice & Kevin Greten Pfeifer Realty Cash Bar Local Artist Offers Painting ClassLocal artist Sissi Janku is back on Sanibel. She is well known on the Island for her bright and lively tropical paintings that are on display in her studio and in Island Style Gallery. Sissi is now teaching weekly art classes at The Community House. During her last two exciting years in China, she has been teaching art classes to art-loving expats from all over the world and at Concordia International/ American School in Shanghai. In a relaxed and casual atmosphere, students will learn the basic artistic concepts of: line, color, perspective, light, form, composition and color theory. The students will develop simple creative techniques that will result in exhilarating and interesting ways to express their artistic ideas, while developing their individuality and painting technique. Her preferred media is acrylics, because of its versatility. All materials will be provided. Each session is three hours of artistic creation. Two class times are offered on Wednesdays; morning class 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and afternoon class 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Classes are in progress and space is available. For more information or class registration, visit Sissis website www.sissijanku. com or call Sissi at 321-282-6332.. Stories For Grownups FridayStories For Grownups will be at The Sanibel Library this Friday, February 1, at 2 p.m. The sessions are held the first Friday of the month. The featured storytellers this week are from Periwinkle Park. That unique place on the island is a magnet for powerful people, and our five storytellers are just that, said Sid Simon, the emcee for the event. Beth Warner, a tent-living, daily gulf swimming import from Maine loves bees and grandchildren, and may have washed more windows on Sanibel than anybody else. Jane Hogg, raised in New York City in the heart of the world of theater, taught school creatively like few people I know, became a journalist and is a popular columnist here on the island, Simon said. Her husband, Don Hogg, sculptor, seafaring wanderer and local theater performer, will also be there. Chris Boesen was an elementary school teacher in Michigan, and we all know she was the teacher every parent wanted their kid to have, he noted. And then we get to listen to the colorful Alan Smith, from New York television, who knew more TV celebrities than Johnny Carson, well almost more than Johnny, but Smith does know more about life in Periwinkle Park, said Simon. They will tell stories for the first half of the show, and then Simon, professor emeritus from the University of Massachusetts, will begin to draw stories from the audience. For directions or more information, call the Sanibel Library at 472-2483. Janku in her Sanibel studio To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201342 Rusty Brown Returns To Sanibel Join your friends and neighbors at The Community House on Thursday, February 28 for lunch and an entertaining one-woman performance by noted performer and storyteller Rusty Brown. Her performance, titled What Ive Learned From Witty Women, draws from the writings of favorite authors. Her show zeros in on womens lives and their take on dieting, aging, parenting, loving even how to get your man to buy a new suit. Browns performance will leave you laughing.You will be entertained by her insights: Clothes are right when they push something out, hold something in, or cover something up. Martha Stewart is crazy when she says an outdoor brunch for 60 is do-able. Some of us are married to men who dont talk much, some of us worry about being working moms, and most of us hate to try on swimsuits. From the writings of experienced women, you are sure to enjoy the sharing of wisdom and walk away with bits of knowledge and experience to take with you. This delightful event is sponsored by Sanibel Holiday. Tickets for Community House members are $20, and guests are $25. The luncheon, featuring chicken caesar salad, begins at noon, Browns performance will follow at 1 pm. Call The Community House at 472-2155 to make your reservations. For more information on this or other SCA-sponsored events, visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net. Author/entertainer Rusty Brown returns to Sanibel on February 28 Move In The Moment At BIG ARTSby Di SaggauTheres a new dance class at BIG ARTS geared to men and women of all ages. Move Your Body and Shake Your Soul, conducted by Marsha Wagner, is geared to empower people through music and dance to get in touch with various centers of energy within their body. As one member of her class said, For the first time, I feel absolutely free to be me. Wagner has been a dancer all her life and enjoys sharing her skills with others. She said, Music and dance has always come first. I want other people to be able to enjoy it, let it move you in that moment of being. We are so confined to our chairs. My class offers men and women an opportunity to explore space and move yourself with a kind of earthy feeling. Through various types of music including Gospel, blues, salsa, flamenco and several others, participants are given an opportunity through improvisational dance to move in the moment. Wagner said, When they do, amazing things happen. Its always about you, the person, and finding how many sides there are to you and which ones you need to acknowledge at that moment. Its fun and playful, sexy and spiritual. It allows you to find out who you are and have fun doing it. She plans the class according to the energy centers she wants to work with so participants are able to get in touch with who they are. Comfortable clothes are recommended. You can even move to the music while seated if you wish. Move Your Body and Shake Your Soul is offered on Tuesday mornings through the month of April from 10 to 11 a.m. The cost for four weeks is $48 for members of BIG ARTS and $60 for non-members. Single classes are $18. To sign up, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, or call 3950900. Dance instructor Marsha Wagner 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. We cant wait to See Ya at Cips!Jean Le Boeuf food PLACEIsland RestaurantFull Bar Happy Hour 4-6 pm Kids Menu Valentines Day Treat your sweetheart to lunch or dinner in the garden or on the porch. Call 239-472-0223 for reservations. Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine Casual Beachfront Dining Casual Beachfront Dining Casual Beachfront Dining with Live Entertainment with Live Entertainment with Live Entertainment Open for Dinner From 5 p.m. until Late Open for Dinner From 5 p.m. until Late Open for Dinner From 5 p.m. until Late 3111 West Gulf Drive Sanibel FL 33957 Call (239)472-4559 or visit www.TraditionsOnTheBeach.com Specializing in weddings, private parties and corporate events Open on SUNDAYS starting February 10 Open on SUNDAYS starting February 10 Open on SUNDAYS starting February 10 Valentines Day Valentines Day Valentines Day Enjoy menu specials in addition to the regular Enjoy menu specials in addition to the regular Enjoy menu specials in addition to the regular menu plus a Complimentary Long Stem Single menu plus a Complimentary Long Stem Single menu plus a Complimentary Long Stem Single Rose for your Valentine Rose for your Valentine Rose for your Valentine


43 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 British Actor To Perform At Shell PointThe next performance in the Season of Praise Concert Series at Shell Point will be Paul: A Prisoner of Passion. Performed by British actor David Payne, the event will take place on Sunday, February 10 at 6:15 p.m. in the Village Church Auditorium on The Island at Shell Point. Tickets are required and are $10 each. Using dialogue taken almost entirely from the New Testament, the Bible takes on a new dynamic in this dramatic portrayal of the Apostle Paul. We are happy to welcome back David Payne for another fantastic performance that we hope will touch the spirit of those who attend, said Pastor Randy Woods, minister of worship and music for The Village Church. Tickets are now on sale and are $10 each. To purchase tickets online go to www.shellpoint.org/seasonofpraise. For information about the concert series, call 454-2147. David Payne Energy Medicine Courses OfferedEnergy medicine is the next big frontier in medicine. Mehmet Oz, MD. Working with energy as a vital living force helps form the foundation of our wellbeing. You can learn to heal the body by activating its natural healing energies and restoring energies that may be weak, blocked, disturbed, or out of balance. Combining ancient practices with contemporary scientific understanding enables application to physical, emotional issues promoting joyful living and wellness. Karen L. Semmelman, certified Eden Energy Medicine practitioner, matrimonial and trial lawyer for more than 30 years, Reiki and radionics practitioner, believer in quantum physics and owner of Semmelman Energy Center, is offering Eden Energy Medicine introductory 101 and 102 courses at The Community House. Learn the basics of self-care and healing with Eden Energy Medicine in this interactive class. Donna Eden, who developed the protocols used in the practice of Eden Energy Medicine, is showing that techniques from ancient healing and spiritual traditions make powerful contributions to contemporary health care. The particular type of basic Eden Energy Medicine (EEM) that Semmelman practices is that if energy is clogged, blocked or trapped, then one can expect pain, discomfort or disease that results. By unclogging the blockage, the healing commences on the energetic level. The foundation of EEM is a series of exercises that activates each of the energetic systems. The combination of these exercises is known as the five-minute routine, which assists the body in achieving a state of wellness in balance with ones energetic systems. Course 101 will be held on Wednesday, February 27. Course 101/102 will be on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7. Cost is $125 per course; $225 for both courses. Register by emailing Ksemmelmanenergy@gmail. com, visit www.Semmelmanenergy.com or call call 443-786-0472. Credits: six CEUs for licensed massage therapists and nurses. Karen L. Semmelman, certified energy medicine practitioner 2012-2013 Season OPERA CLASSICAL LECTURES DANCE POP & JAZZ LIVE THEATER VISUAL ARTS BALLET DANCE FILM BIG ARTS SCHEIN PERFORMANCE HALL FEBRUARY 1 10 SA 2 Glenn Miller Orchestra .................................................... 8 PM SU 3 Island Jazz ......................................................................... 3 PM M 4 Film: Elena ........................................................................ 7 PM TH 7 Brasil Guitar Duo ........................................................ 7:30 PM SA 9 Koresh Dance Company .............................................. 7:30 PM SU 10 Island Jazz ......................................................................... 3 PM FORUM Lecture: William Dobson ............................ 7:30 PM THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7 7:30 PM $42; LOGE: $47 CHILD 17 & UNDER: FREEBRASIL GUITAR DUOGRAND PATRON SPONSOR PATRICIA & DAVIS THURBERSPONSOR BUNNY & JOEL OSPA SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9 7:30 PM $42; LOGE: $47 CHILD 17 & UNDER: $15KORESH DANCE COMPANY Benefactor Sponsor The Ferguson Foundation Supporter Hazel & David BarberPerformance funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201344 Classical Concert Series Features Brasil Guitar DuoBIG ARTS will present a classical concert featuring Brasil Guitar Duo on Thursday, February 7, at 7:30 p.m. oge: $47, student/child: free with adult. Hailed by Classical Guitar magazine for its maturity of musicianship and technical virtuosity, Brasil Guitar Duo seamlessly blends traditional classical and Brazilian works. Members Joo Luiz and Douglas Lora bring a broad and diverse repertoire to their performances, combining the works of famous classical composers with the traditional music of their native land. Among the duos recent accomplishments are a performance at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, performing with the Dallas and Houston symphony orchestras, the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas in New York City, and winning the Concert Artists Guild International Competition. The duo has appeared internationally on major concert series and at festivals in Germany, South Korea, Colombia, Brazil, Austria, Panama, Poland and Bermuda. In 2012 they premiered a work by Brazilian composer Paulo Bellinati with the So Paulo Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Giancarlo Guerrero. The program will include Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Two Preludes & Fugues, Op. 199; Jean-Philippe Rameau, Pices de Clavecin; Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras, No. 4 Lora: Valsa and Posludio; Joo Luiz, Fuga and Djavans Portrait; and Egberto Gismonti, A Fala da Paixo and Forrobod. Luiz and Lora met in So Paulo as teenage guitar students and have been performing together for more than 15 years. Their primary studies were with Henrique Pinto. Lora earned his masters degree at the University of Miami. Luiz received his masters degree from Mannes College The New School for Music, and is pursuing a doctoral degree at Manhattan School of Music. He teaches guitar at New Jersey City University. BIG ARTS is located at 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. Tickets are general seating, $42. Call 395-0900. Brasil Guitar Duo concert is supported by Grand Patron Sponsor Patricia and Davis Thurber and Sponsor Bunny and Joel Ospa. Brasil Guitar Duo 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 Rat Pack Plays To Capacity Crowd At Captiva Yacht ClubThe Captiva Island Yacht Club was transformed into a sophisticated cabaret, complete with red carpet and flashing cameras on the evening of January 23. Following a exquisite dinner of Oysters Rockefeller, filet mignon with barnaise sauce and raspberry-topped meringues, the attendees were treated to a Las Vegas-style show featuring a lively and talented Rat Pack trio who impersonated Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr. They reprised their many familiar hits to the delight of the crowd. Marlene Donaldson and Maggie Davis planned the event, which was enjoyed by all. Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr, and Frank Sinatra look-alike and sound-alike entertainers performed to the delight of Captiva Island Yacht Club members and guests 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 To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


45 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Dobson To Speak At BIG ARTS On The Learning Curve Of DictatorsThe FORUM at BIG ARTS Distinguished Scholars Lecture Series will present William J. Dobson on Sunday, February 10. The lecture will take place in Schein Performance Hall, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. Dobson is the politics and foreign affairs editor for Slate and formerly served as managing editor of Foreign Policy magazine. Under his editorial direction, Foreign Policy was nominated for the American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Award five years in a row, receiving also its award for General Excellence. During the height of the Arab Spring, The Washington Post commissioned Dobson to write daily editorials on modern authoritarianism. While in Cairo, he became the first reporter to relay a first-person account of the Egyptian militarys torture of female protestors in Tahrir Square. Dobsons articles and op-eds have appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, The New Republic, Newsweek and elsewhere. He also provides regular commentary and analysis on international politics for ABC, CNN, CBS, MSNBC and NPR. Dobson is the author of the recently published book, The Dictators Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy. All speakers in The FORUM program are sold out, though interested patrons can attend the night of the lecture to see if tickets are turned back in. Although BIG ARTS cannot guarantee ticket availability, historically tickets have become available the night of a lecture. The FORUM lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. The FORUM Grand Patron Series Sponsors are Northern Trust and Sue and Tom Pick. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event and performance information including links to speakers sites. To purchase tickets stop by BIG ARTS or call Marks Box Office at 395-0900. William J. Dobson Sanibel Filmmaker To Show Project Film Well-known Sanibel filmmaker Rusty Farst will be at the Sanibel Library in the Caloosa room from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday February 2 to show his created work Project Tolerance. The short film depicts the lives of Sanibel and other Southwest Florida residents and Holocaust survivors. The film highlights the work of Sanibel artist Myra Roberts and Fort Myers journalist Ella Nayor and their mission to create awareness of the dangers of intolerance and bigotry. Local faces will speak out about experiences. Poignant, real and relevant, the film moves fast and inspires with an array of faces, voices and haunting, heart tugging stories. Farst and Nayor will be on hand to discuss the film and share excerpts from the book. Roberts will be offering tours of her nearly 40-piece original art collection of Anne Franks life and the ravages of intolerance on exhibit at the Sanibel Library. This is the closing for the library exhibit as Roberts exhibit will be en route to Delaware for a show. To book a personal tour on Saturday, February 2 at the Sanibel Library, call Roberts at 395-5370 or 357-3731. For more information about the film program, call the Sanibel Library at 472-2483. For more information about Project Tolerance go to www.projecttolerance.com and check out their Facebook page. Artist Myra Roberts painting of Anne Frank 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 Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com New York CityFine Italian Cuisine FINE ITALIAN CUISINEIL TESORO RISTORANTEinspired by Island Fare in a bistro style Fresh ingredients, simplicity, love... the recipe for a treasured dining experience Chef/Owner AJ Black751 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island, FL Reservations Suggested www.iltesoro.net 239-395-4022 SUNSET DINING Buy One Entree And Get The Second Entree 50% OFF Between 5-6pm. 18% gratuit y added before discount.Must present ad for discount. Expires 02/08/13TASTE OF THE ISLANDS IRON CHEF WINNERVOTED BEST CHEFBEST OF THE ISLANDS AWARD


ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 201346 Author Gives A Gift To LibraryMargaret Mohundro, the executive director of the Sanibel Public Library, received a gift of the first book published by Sanibels newest author, Dan Perkins. His book is titled The Brotherhood of the Red Nile, A Terrorist Perspective. Mohundro said, We have an extensive collection of signed books by local authors, and Mr. Perkins new book will be a welcome addition to our historical collection. I must say that Im in line on the waiting list to get a chance to read this new book. Thrillers are one of my favorite writing styles, and from what I have seen of the interest in his book, I expect to be scared a lot. The book was the result of a course Mr. Perkins took in February 2012 at BIG ARTS on creative writing mysteries and thrillers. The story is about a new terrorist group formed in Syria that strikes an alliance with the Iranian nuclear program to modify old Soviet Union radioactive suitcase dirty bombs, making them weapons of mass destruction. The scary part of the book is the planning of the American target selection process. The cover has a quote, This book is as current as todays headlines, but scarier than tomorrows. We try to support our local authors by presenting book signings and, most important, an interactive experience between authors and the people of Sanibel, Mohundro continued. We are working with Dan Perkins to schedule a presentation and book signing here at the library in early April. The title of the book is quite thought-provoking, so it should be a fun time for all who attend. We are also looking forward to his next book, which he tells me he is also writing here on Sanibel. The library has a few copies to loan, but for those who cant wait, the book is available at all the bookstores on Sanibel. Information about the book and the author can be found www.danperkinsatsanibel.com. Margaret Mohundro, Sanibel Library executive director, with author Dan Perkins Sanibel Island Bookshop 1571 Periwinkle Way 239-472-5223 www.sanibelbookshop.com Special Event Wednesday, February 6 11am-1pm Reeve Lindbergh Discussing and Signing Against Wind And Tide Letters and Journals, 19471986 Poets Corner selected by Tanya HochschildI Want Ten Percent Off Of Everythingby Charles SobczakLooking for discounts is fun in a detached sort of way. They offer them at supermarkets in stores as large as asteroids. Sometimes they offer twenty, thirty, Even fifty percent off! Although my size never seems to exist. But I thought to take the discount one step higher. I want ten percent off of everything. The air I breathe, the sea, this life abundant. My consciousness. Hell, even this poem will be ten percent shorter. I wont get greedy, at least I hope I wont get greedy. You know how it goes, Asking for twenty, twenty-five, fifty Working your way toward free! Then, realizing it is free This life abundant. Charles Sobczak lives and writes on Sanibel Island. He has written several novels and a fictional memoir. His Living Sanibel a Nature Guide to Sanibel and Captiva quickly became the best-selling book on Sanibel. His latest book The Living Gulf Coast a Nature Guide to Southwest Florida won the Gold Medal President Award for best work of adult non-fiction, 2011. For more information visit Sobczak at www.indigoprss.net We invite submissions from local poets. Anyone interested may submit their work via email to tutsie@ comcast.net. Each week, individual work will be showcased. Tax Return PreparationThe Voluntary Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) will be providing free income tax return preparation for anyone who has earned $50,000 or less during 2012. This program is sponsored through the United Way House of Lee County and will be offered at the FISH Walk-InCenter on four dates during tax season. All who meet the income criteria are eligible to receive this free service. You must bring your ID and Social Security cards for all members of your household in addition to all of your 2012 income tax records. Income tax preparation assistance will be provided on the following dates: Friday, February 15 Friday, March 1 Friday, March 15 Friday, April 5 Appointments will be scheduled between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in 45 minute increments. An appointment must be made to receive this service. To sign up or to request more information on the VITA Program, call Christine or Jessi at the FISH Walk-In Center at 472-4775. 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47 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Portraits In Printby Jane Vos Hogg Working WeaverMore than half a lifetime ago, Edie Flagg wanted to learn to weave. The nearest class, one at the Brookfield Craft Center, was a good hours drive away from her home in New Haven. No problem. She signed up for an eight-week course. When completed, she bought her own floor loom from a small California company. The $500-something purchase price was money well spent. Loom and Edie became a constant couple. But bit-by-bit, other things took priority. Marriage children raising a family working divorce a full-time teaching schedule nearly 30 years with no time to weave. All the natural bumps in this highway called life. Then, about 10 years ago, with less structured days looming on her horizon, spare time steered her to a calm diversion. Weaving! What could be more contemplative? Her floor loom gave way to something new on the market: simplifying the complexities of weaving, the easily set-up rigid heddle looms were being mass-produced. Relatively inexpensive, they were basic, perfect for beginners, but still able to produce pieces as wide as 20 inches (or much narrower, if desired). Far smaller than floor looms, these were easily maneuvered. Besides, now re-married and looking forward to places to relocate post-retirement, possibly trading winters and work for warmth, she realized the floor loom couldnt even fit into the car. The rigid heddle was pleasantly portable... which was how she came to land in Sanibel with five of them. Craft is contagious, and Edie Flagg does her best to spread the weaving bug. For starters, she taught a class at the Sanibel Senior Center, more formally known as the Center 4 Life. The course description was clear: theyd meet twice, a three-hour session each time, on successive days. Looms and materials would be provided and each student would weave a piece, six inches wide and 60 inches long. I thought the intended outcome was somewhat questionable. So much for my suspicions! The journalist in me said Check it out. I arrived in the classroom as an observer minutes after Day 1 began. There were three students, all a bit past muddled but not yet quite comfortable. Theyd browsed the various threads and chosen possibilities, color probably being the biggest consideration. Now they were ready for the next step. First, Edie introduced warping. As they handled the threads, she was encouraging, emphasizing change if you decide you dont like the way it looks. She always starts in the middle of the heddle beam because she likes the idea of spreading out only as far as you want to go. Warping is both time consuming and tedious, but as the minutes passed, I could feel a subtle shift in student attitude. Purposeful brought about a peace of its own. Quite likely, I was more surprised than the weaving three, because each one of them had actually advanced to the second step: weaving. Day 2, I entered the room at least an hour after theyd begun. Each one was almost to the end of her 60-inch piece and it was time to loosen the pieces from the beam. Learning to knot and tie the fringes was the final phase, an action that went far faster than Id imagined it would. Three newly hatched weavers, each wearing her just completed scarf... draping it tying it trying it out this way and that. With nearly an hour of scheduled time left, the teacher suggested she warp a loom hastily and then all four of them could try weaving a communal piece. Lets see what comes of it, Edie suggested. Thats when I took off, but as I looked back, I was pretty sure I saw three women recently infected with the weaving bug. W HETHER YOU LOOK WEST OR LOOK DOWN, THE VIEW IS EQUALLY SPECTACULAR. N OT ONLY DO WE MAKE EVERY NIGHT SPECIAL, WE MAKE SPECIALS EVERY NIGHT. The 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. February 1 & 2: New Vinyls February 4 & 7: Captiva Crab Races February 5 & 6: Taylor Stokes 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 Welcome 15951 CAPTIVA DRIVE 239.472.5161 TWEEN-WATERS.COM SHOULDNT EVERY DAY BE THIS GOOD?Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


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NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands BUSINESS REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIEDS VOL. 20, NO. 32 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA FEBRUARY 1, 2013 B BSECTIONThird Graders Celebrate Arbor Day, Plant Slash Pineby Jeff LysiakThere once was an island named Sanibel Where lots of trees grow Coconuts and limes Oranges and other kinds Theres so much to love and know. Annica Sivsov, age 9 On January 25, third graders from The Sanibel School celebrated Arbor Day with an afternoon of poetry, essays and song, along with the traditional planting of a tree a slash pine donated by longtime island resident Dick Muench which was added along the boardwalk in the schools parking area. Following the welcome by Riley Mann and Mason Macalka and Pledge of Allegiance led by Kassie Ryan, Myellie Cajigas, Amber Laborde and Mia Kjoller, fellow students Jackson Sprecher and Beru Pierce read a historical perspective titled What Is Arbor Day? Afterwards, essays were read by classmates Ryan Dunavant, Livia von Wowern, Stanford Schira, Tabitha Carrigan, Mackenzie Orsino, Hilton Carroll, Jack Heidrick, Max Stone, Aidan Donovan and Anna Wells. A capacity crowd at the schools cafetorium then heard Annica Sivsov, Chase Johnson, John Holik, Kenny Kouril, Kayla Nette, Will LeJeune, Johnny Jensen, Annabel Crater and Max Vaughn offer their poetic interpretations of Arbor Day. After the students sang Wonders Of The Earth a number of tree-related proverbs and quotes read by Tye Robison, Anna Willis, Elle Frey and Claire Kupsaw accompanied a PowerPoint presentation of students trees artwork. The chorus was led by Talia Tumminello, Maya Brown, Sofia DeCosta and Elaina Suslick.continued on page 10B Students prepare to lift a slash pine into place on Arbor Day at The Sanibel School last Friday afternoon, along with Berdenna Thompson, left, Dick Muench, center, and teacher Annie Franke, right Zonta Awards $66,000 In Grants To Women, Children In Needsubmitted by Dalia JakubauskasFor over two decades at this time of year, The Zonta Club of Sanibel/Captiva gives struggling women in Southwest Florida a boost in their efforts to improve their lives. This month, Zonta awarded a record $66,000 in the form of grants to local non-profits that serve women in need. The money was part of proceeds raised in 2012 during The Peek at the Unique house tour, the clubs signature fundraising event held annually in March. This years Peek will be held on March 16. Tickets are $65 and can be had by calling 877-8062493 or e-mailing zontapeektickets@gmail.com. Last years event raised more than $90,000 for organizations that work to advance the status of women both locally and globally through Zonta International, which will receive $21,000 from the club in April. This years local recipients include the following non-profit organizations: Friends In Service Here of Sanibel (FISH): $9,700 for mammograms for women in the Helping Hands program, and for any needed follow-up diagnostics for up to 30 women, and additional funds to provide necessary medical and dental care. City of Sanibel Recreation Center: $2,250 to pay for children in after-school programs, specifically for those with single mothers unable to pay for child care. Abuse Counseling & Treatment (ACT): $7,275 to help pay for the salaries of one full-time and one part-time bilingual counselor, serving up to 175 women, who are victims of domestic violence. Southwest Florida Addiction Services (SWFAS): $9,300 for computer hardware, software and other educational materials to benefit at least 25 women in furthering their education and/or job seeking efforts. Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships, Inc. (HTAP): $7,000 to purchase materials for ArtReach and Trafficking Interactive Prevention Simulation (TIPS) programs, reaching an estimated 1,260 students, and an additional 1,260 through training of women as program supervisors. Guatemalan Rural Adult And Childrens Education (GRACE): $6,200 for womens health workshops, including fertility bracelets and peer education classes, targeting local women from Florida and Guatemala. Head Start/Parent University: $9,050 for literacy materials, bus passes and supplies for workshops for up to 250 mothers. The Lee County Public School District administers these programs. PACE Center For Girls: $10,050 to continue the salary of a volunteer coordinator whose efforts have greatly expanded the efficiency of the volunteer force, staff time, and fundraising for PACE which provides services to at risk teenage girls. Community Housing Resources (CHR): (1) $1,700 to provide support for female residents wishing to advance their education. (2) $2,300 to provide for closing costs on a home for a female applicant. The Sanibel School: $1,175 to pay costs for up to three students, who are the children of disadvantaged, single mothers, to attend the annual 8th grade history trip to Washington, DC. continued on page 8B Island Zontians had a picnic lunch recently at Bowmans Beach for staff and residents of Southwest Florida Addiction Services


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All proceeds will go to PAWS, a Sanibel charity for the care, foster and placement of stray animals. Cost is $20 per person. Intermediate Bridge Lessons with continued on page 27B


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Bank Gives To Strauss Theater Bank of the Islands recently made its latest non-profit donation through its We Love Our Islands program. The winners, Clive and Nancy Goodwin, chose BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater to receive the banks $400 donation. The Goodwins were spotted with a We Love Our Islands decal on their car. That won them the right to select which local non-profit cause would receive a charitable contribution from the bank. Bank of the Islands. This gift raises the total amount of donations from the program to date to $50,700. What perfect timing to remind people about the great productions like Spamalot at the Strauss Theater, said Rob Lisenbee, manager of the banks Sanibel branch. Winners Clive and Nancy Goodwin, left, with Bank of the Islands Rob Lisenbee and Strauss Theater Production Manager Bobby Logue6B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013Monday Night Film Series LineupBIG ARTS Film Societys everpopular Monday Night Film Series brings critically-acclaimed independent and foreign films and documentaries to Sanibel. The movie experience at BIG ARTS is more than just a film showing. A group of enthusiastic film buffs lead informed post-movie discussions, complemented by refreshments. All Monday Night Films are $8 and begin at 7 p.m. in Schein Performance Hall. Viewers will enjoy the quality of a Bluray Disc player, high-definition projection equipment, and surround sound. Assistive listening devices are available. Upcoming February Monday Night films: February 11 Romantics Anonymous (2010) France/Belgium; Not Rated. February 18 A Royal Affair (2012) Denmark; Rated R. February 25 There will be no Monday Night Film due to the BIG ARTS annual benefit. Romantics Anonymous is a clever romantic comedy directed by Jean-Pierre Amris, starring Benot Poelvoorde and Isabelle Carr. Its the story of an easilyembarrassed chocolate maker and her boss, a panic-prone chocolate company owner. Will they act on the chemistry they feel for each other? The film won the Magritte Award for Best Foreign Co-Production. Of the film, Stephen Holden writes in The New York Times, ... the tale of two pathologically shy chocolate makers who are meant for each other but are too afraid to connect is a mug of warm cocoa with marshmallow topping that produces a comfy feel-good glow. A special reception with chocolate and wine tasting, sponsored by Baileys General Store, begins at 6 p.m. A limited-number of $15 tickets includes the film and reception; the $8 ticket is for the film only. The surprise film for Monday, February 11 is the 2012 historical drama A Royal Affair. Centered on the intriguing love triangle between the insane Danish King Christian VII, his royal physician who is a man of enlightenment, and the young Queen Caroline Mathilda, A Royal Affair was nominated for both an Academy Award and a Global Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. David Rooney calls the film Gripping, sumptuous and enthralling, in The Hollywood Reporter. BIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series Sponsors Bank of the Islands, Stan & Visnja Gembicki, and Supporters Sanibel Taxi and Jerrys Foods of Sanibel. For a listing of BIG ARTS films or to purchase tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Scene from Romantics Anonymous To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Th e Isl a n d s Full S e rvi ce C P A Fir m B usi n ess & In di v idua l T a x es Bookkee p in g Small Business kkeeping Small B P a ble erson a W ith Aff ord a a l S ervice W W s F ee s C 4 7 2 .1 323 C all 239 4 The Village Shops 2340 Periwinkle Way, J2, Sanibel a y, J2, Sani b Villa g e S e riwinkle W a S hops 2340 P Pe


1149 Periwinkle Way 239/472-0176 fax 239/472-0350 11526 Andy Rosse Lane 239/472-1270 fax 239-472-1268 11509 Andy Rosse Lane 239/472-1395www.jnaislandrealestate.com SUNDIAL K-203 Direct Gulf Front. Beautiful condominium at Sanibel Islands only resort. Two bedrooms, 2 baths and fully furnished with everything you need for a fabulous vacation residence. Currently doing extremely well in Sundials on-site rental program. Sparkling second floor gulf views from the family room, kitchen and master bedroom with sliding glass doors to the screened in lanai. Has updated kitchen and baths and is the least expensive direct gulf residence in Sundial Resort. Enjoy glowing sunsets, walks on the beach or a dip in the pool just steps from your home. Dont miss out on this opportunity! Offered for $784,500 Contact Brian Murty 239/565-1272 SUNDIAL SPECIAL WEST GULF DRIVE HOUSE LOT PACKAGEWHAT AN AWESOME LOCATION! On West Gulf Drive, this quiet and tropical home site is directly across from the beach access. This home/ lot package is a great opportunity to build your dream home on the very prestigious West Gulf Drive with a very short walk to the beach. Offered for $1,195,000. Contact Ken Colter 239/851-1357 or Bob Berning 239/699-9597. WATERFRONT OASISThis home is well appointed from the gourmet kitchen to the coffered ceilings and mouldings. The master bedroom is a serene retreat with a reading area, fireplace, steam room and jetted spa, enormous walk-in closet. The billiard room could double as a media room and opens to a bar and dining area. The study/piano room features custom wood built-ins and could also serve as a 4th bedroom for guests. All bedrooms are spacious with large closets. The dock features a 10K lb. boat lift and the custom pool offers a rock waterfall and jetted spa. This home also comes with automatic storm shutters and is in compliance with all wind codes. Offered for $920,000. Contact Debra Hobbs 239/565-0549 THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR! 7300 sq. ft. living area! Originally sold in 2006 for $4.7M, and, after extensive negotiations with the lender, now offered for $2,464,000. On The Sanctuarys signature # 4 fairway with expansive views of The Bay, this magnificent home features 5 bedrooms 5 baths, chefs kitchen, library, butlers pantry, 800 bottle walk-in wine cellar, family room with large bar/entertaining area, elevator, master retreat area plus fitness room. Real plaster moldings, marble & hard wood flooring, custom built-in bookcases. Expansive veranda with summer kitchen overlooks pool & spa. Offered for $2,464,000. Contact Toby Tolp 239/848-0433, Steve Harrell 239/565-1277 or Kasey Harrell 239/850-7602 SOMERSET AT THE REEFEnjoy the great view of the Gulf of Mexico. Beautifully maintained, large property. Glassed in lanai providing additional living area to an already spacious and desirable floor plan. Large master suite and bath, second bath services the den (or 3rd bedroom) and the guest room along with an additional powder room. Available fully furnished and ready for you to move in. Offered for $1,225,000.00. Contact Linda Naton 239/691-5024 BEACH RD. VILLAThe name, Beach Road Villas says it all. Just a short walk or ride to the beach sands of the Gulf of Mexico. This East End complex consists of six town homes and their own private pool. The highlights of this home include recently remodeled kitchen and baths featuring stainless appliances, granite counter-tops, new cabinetry and more. Beautiful neutral tile throughout the living area including the lanai. Master suite upstairs includes a private bath, ample closets and a balcony overlooking the tranquil lake. Offered for $349,000. Contact Brian Murty 239/565-1272. NEW LISTINGTARPON RIVERFRONT ESTATES A NEIGHBORHOOD RIVERFRONT SUBDIVISIONRARE opportunity to create a legacy property in an Up & Coming Neighborhood. Recreate a part of Fort Myerss history by redeveloping this extremely rare property. The first early 1900s historic home consisting of a single level, plantation style residence with wrap around decking, screened in lanais & modish pool, stone hearth fireplace cypress floors, vaulted ceilings, double pane windows, renovated kitchen and a Royal Palm lined entrance. A second two-story residence offers the original restored heart pine floors, galley style kitchen, office, family room & a tini upper deck overlooking expansive grounds to the water. Offered for $4,900,000. Contact LeAne Suarez 239/872-1632 THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY YOUVE BEEN LOOKING FOR!Magnificent lake front home with stunning sunset views. Tropical landscaping leads you through the gated courtyard to this beautifully furnished 4 bedrooms plus den, 4 + 2 half baths home. With over 3900 sq. ft., this lovely home features endless designer details including high ceilings with crown molding, marble & wood flooring, private entrance guest suite, great room with fireplace and built-ins. Gourmet kitchen with custom cabinets, breakfast nook, prep island w/ wine cooler. Expansive lanai with custom pool, stone waterfall spa, and panoramic views of the lake and 18th fairway. Exterior cast stone detailing plus hurricane windows. Offered for $1,345,000 Contact Toby Tolp 239/848-0433, Steve Harrell 239/565-1277 or Kasey Harrell 239/850-7602 Visit our newest of ce location at Sundial Beach Resort 1451 Middle Gulf Drive 239/472-1478Serving the Islands Since 1975 SUNSET CAPTIVASunset Captiva is a wonderful village in the heart of quaint downtown Captiva. Fantastic dining, live music on every corner, wonderful shopping, boating and water sports are all only a very short stroll yet privacy abounds in this unusually spacious 2 bed/2 bath bayfront condo in a 10 unit building. Ever changing bayfront views, deepwater direct access docks, oversized pool, 2 tennis courts, clubhouse, picnic areas and private beach access. It is easy to say this listing has it all but the Sunset Captiva Gulf to Bay Homeowners truly do. Stroll or golf cart (allowed in the Captiva Village) to a very fun, relaxing, tropical lifestyle. Offered for $869,000 Contact Loretta Geiger 239/980-2298. JONATHAN HARBOURSpectacular waterfront lot on Connie Mack Island in Jonathan Harbour with wide open views overlooking Connie Mack Bay, 243+ feet of water frontage. The Best of the Best. Perfect spot to build your dream home and enjoy magnificent sunsets and all that SW Florida has to offer. Very close to Sanibel Island, great restaurants and fun shopping. Jonathan Harbour is a gated community that offers tennis, a community pool and clubhouse. This lot is filled and ready for building. Offered for $895,000 Contact Ralph Galietti 239/826-5897 or Cathy Galietti 239/826-5807SANIBEL HARBOUR YACHT CLUBA lifestyle for the boater! Location, convenience married with luxury makes this dry dockominium ownership hassle free. Sanibel Harbour Yacht Club is located across the bay from Sanibel Island. Like no other, amenities include: valet parking, limo service, sunrise-sunset unlimited boat launching, whole sale pricing, owners lounge, martini bar, gourmet deli, beach area with tiki hut, bbq, 24 hour security, boat wash down and engine flush.#102$50,000 Contact LeAne Suarez 239/872-1632 #159$37,000 Contact Tracy Walters 239/994-7975 THE DUNES This well appointed home features bamboo flooring throughout, 10 foot ceilings, crown molding, large master bedroom suite offering privacy with large closets, vanities, large jacuzzi soaking tub and more thoughtful touches. There is a large den and two guest bedrooms. Open up the French doors to the screened-in porch and go for a swim. The enclosed garage is large enough to store several automobiles with lots of storage. This home is beautiful and built to code. Offered for $849,000 Contact Connie Walters Ms Listr 239/841-4540 or Tracy Walters Mr. Listr 239/994-7975 7B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013


8B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Hortoons From page 1BZonta GrantsGrant requests undergo a thorough review by the Zonta clubs grants committee, which sends recommendations to the board and the Zonta Foundation of Southwest Florida, the clubs 501(c)3 and fundraising arm. The entire club then votes on the recommendations. To qualify, recipients must be a recognized non-profit with a mission to improve the lives of women and their families. The organizations must also be associated with a club service team that provides volunteers for designated projects. These volunteers serve enthusiastically, said Ruth Woodham, president of the Zonta Foundation Board. The mission statement for Zonta International is to improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local level through service and advocacy she said. As a local club of professional and business women, we have the knowledge, experience and passion to help fulfill this mission for our less fortunate sisters For more information about The Zonta Club of Sanibel/Captiva and the Peek, visit www.zontasancap.com. Let Our Family ... Take Care of Your FamilyInternal and Family Medicine 6160 Winkler Road Fort M y er s 239.482.1010Medical Care Close to Home In South Fort Myers Acce p tin g new p atients. M ed i ca r e a n d m ost insurances acce p ted. B ook your a pp ointment today online : Family Medicine 7780 Cambr i dge Manor Place Fort Myer s 239.275.6778 Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


9B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Sanibel And Captiva Wish Rick Hayduk Good LuckSandy Stilwell and her staff at Keylime Bistro threw a farewell party for Rick Hayduk on January 3. The restaurant was filled with Sanibel/Captivans wanting to say goodbye to a good friend and neighbor. Many were members of the Captiva Community Panel where Hayduk served as president this past year. Although the party was scheduled from 5 to 6:30, many stayed to 10 p.m. for the island camaraderie. Hayduk leaves South Seas Island Resort to go to Boca Raton where he will be general manager of The Boca Raton Hotel & Spa. From left, Paul McCarthy, Rick Hayduk, Rene Miville, Rose and Paul Heroux LeAne Suarez, Cannella and Mike Mullins, Jeff Shuff, Friedrich and Daniela Jaeger Friedrich Jaeger, Rick Hayduk, Sandy Stilwell, John Finstrom and Erik Brown Bob and Sharon Brace, Terry and Jerry McClure, Maddy and David Rohn Charming updated nearbeach 3-bedrm cottage, easy ground-level living & immaculate $399K Annual income nearly $50K at beach-front east-end 2 bedrm with easy on-site rentals at Sandalfoot $699K Updated 3rd floor gulf-view Loggerhead Cay 2 bedrm with excellent & long-time rental history$499K SanibelSusan.wordpress.com One of the best incomeproducing Sundial Resort club suites, corner groundlevel $349.9K Lot in Island Woods, midisland community of oldeFlorida-style homes with pool & tennis $224K Near-beach lot in Lake Murex with expansive water views & community beach path $249K Single-family home lot in Sanibel community with golf, pool, tennis & deeded beach access $299K Large near-beach cul-desac parcel in Sanibel Bayous, short walk to Bowmans Beach $399K Corner 1/2+acre lot overlooking intersecting canals in Shell Harbor, community beach access $885K 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 Susan Andrews Realtor Broker Owner 20-year Sanibel resident, 20-year member Sanibel & Captiva Islands Assoc of Realtors Honor Society, 13-year member Florida Realtors Honor Society, 10+years National Assoc of Realtors Sterling R David Anderson Realtor Sales Associate Elise Carnes Listing Coordinator, Notary Lisa Murty Realtor Sales Associate 2242 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Square #3 Very near-beach canalfront 3 bedrm with den & music room, raised pool & hot tub, plus dock $899K


From page 1BArbor DaySchool principal Barbara Von Harten took time to thank all parents, grandparents and guests for attending the program. She also thanked Muench, whose grandson is a third grade student, for his many years of service to the island as well as his donation of another slash pine to the schools grounds. Arbor Day is every students opportunity to give back to the future of this community and this island, said Von Harten. Theyll be able to come back to the school some day and say they planted this tree. Following movement leaders Jillian Cajigas, Jade Hedberg, Eric McCrann, Daniel Paul, Christian Menzel, Chiara Corricelli and Sophia DeCosta, the students and guests made their way to the parking area. There, an eight-foot-tall slash pine was planted with the assistance of third graders Jensen Howell, America Martinez, Caroline Waite and Matthew Ciccone. Muench even added a bucket of water to the newly-planted tree. Von Harten also thanked Berdenna Thompson, Richard Finkel, Tim Dean, the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation as well as third grade teachers Annie Franke and Emily Wells for coordinating the program. 10B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 The third grade classes perform Wonders Of The Earth Poetry was read by Kenny Kouril, Kayla Nette and Johnny Jensen Jackson Sprecher and Beru Pierce read an essay titled What Is Arbor Day? Third graders pose for a picture in front of the newly-planted tree


11B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Sanibel 8-Ball Pool LeagueBall Busters Bounce BackBunts Ball Busters bounced back into first place behind another 3-0 night by the teams ace shooter, Rich Ennis. Bob Buntrock, Dave Doane and Ken Rasi chipped in with two wins each as the Ball Busters punished Sandycappers 9-3. Sanibel Caf captain Rich McCurry had three straight wins over Bathroom Magics Jack Dalton but his teammates only added a total of three additional wins as Sanibel Caf fought to a 6-6 tie with Bathroom Magic. The tie, however, flushed the Magic guys into second place, three games behind Bunts Ball Busters. The two league-leading teams meet on Monday, February 4, at 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 124. The public is invited to watch the action. continued on page 12B StandingTeam Name WonLost FirstBunts Ball Busters 12658 SecondBathroom Magic 12361 ThirdSanibel Caf 10480 FourthOdd Balls 8995 FifthSandycappers 78106 SixthIsland Lifers 75109 SeventhDeep Pockets 73111 EighthFresh Legion Crew0 69115SANIBEL 8-BALL POOL LEAGUE 2012-13 Standings through January 28, 2013 Odd Balls 10Deep Pockets8 Deep Pockets9Sandycappers3 Fresh Legion Crew7Island Lifers5 Bathroom Magic6Sanibel Caf6 UNDER NEW OWNERSHIPGold Members Family Member $4,500 Single Member $2,500 Bronze Members Family Member $1,500 Single Member $750 Family Sports Membership Family Member $2,700 Temporary Members Single Member $650 Corporate Memberships $8,000 Additional Offerings and Packages Weekly Pass Single $350 Ten (10) round package $799Formerly Beachview Golf Course & Steakhouse1100 Par View Drive, Sanibel Island 239-472-4394Please stop by. We would love to introduce ourselvesPlease call for additional package information lBhiGlfC&Skh RE/MAX Is e #1 Brand In Real Estate Worldwide & e MOST Visited Real Estate Franchise Website RE/MAX of the Islands Around the World...RE/MAX of the IslandsReal Estate Sales Annual Rentals Vacation Rentals2400 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel, FL 33957 www.remax-oftheislands.com 239-472-2311 800-388-2311 Brooke hails originally from Long Island, New York where her family still resides. Brooke moved to Sanibel in 1993 from Houston Texas where she ran a successful insurance agency for 13 years. She lives in e Dunes and is very active on the island with her extended group of friends and organizations. She is a founding member of the Sanibel Community Chorus and has been singing with the chorus for over 15 years. Her pleasures include her love of horses, cats, golf, singing and shelling. Brooke has been a full time licensed real estate agent since 1996 and has spent time with Coldwell Banker and RE/MAX throughout her career and has continued to be a successful and respected agent. is past October, Brooke was recognized as the #2 individual for RE/MAX Residential Sales for the Florida region. So if your interest is buying or selling real estate on or o SanibelBefore you lookcall SanibelBrooke Meet Our Sales Associates Brooke Brownyard


12B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Worlds Top Senior Golfers Will Compete Here This Month In The 26th Ace Group Classicby Ed FrankThe 26th Ace Group Classic is only two weeks away and once again, the top senior golfers in the world will compete February 15 to 17 at TwinEagles Golf Club in Naples is one of the most popular and longest-running golf tournaments on the Champions Tour. Tournament officials announced recently that six World Golf Hall of Famers Tom Kite, Larry Nelson, Curtis Strange, Sandy Lyle and former Ace Group Classic champions Bernhard Langer and Hale Irwin have joined the 2013 field, which will compete on the Talon Course at TwinEagles. In addition, the reigning Champions Tour Player of the Year, Tom Lehman, along with PGA veterans John Cook and David Frost, also have committed to the event. Last years champion, Kenny Perry, will return to defend his title. Kenny has clearly had a lot of success in Naples, having won both the Ace Group Classic and the Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout last year, so were excited to have him return, said tournament director Lesley Baker. There are a variety of ticket packages available for fans of the game. In addition, through a partnership with 118 Subway restaurants in the area, patrons can buy one weekly ticket and receive another one free. Subway customers can obtain a voucher for the buy one, get one free offer. All ticket options and parking passes are available online at www.ACEGroupclassic. com or by calling 593-3900. Meet Red Sox Players And Support A Worthy Cause The 8th annual Red Sox dinner and auction to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lee County is being moved this year to the new JetBlue Park. The event last year raised more than $100,000, which assisted the agency serving 1,365 youngsters in this area. This event is one that the Red Sox Foundation has supported for many years, said Katie Haas, director of Florida business operations. Now that our new spring training home is complete, what better place to hold an evening with our team, she added. The evening will include a cocktail reception, autograph signings, silent and live auctions and dinner. A highlight of the auction is the Ultimate Fenway Red Sox Experience, featuring a trip for four to Boston with airfare on JetBlue Airlines, three-night accommodations, seats for four at two Red Sox games and a stadium tour. Information on the evening is available by calling 334-1886. Everblades 7-4 In January; Home This Weekend The Florida Everblades hockey team started the week with a season record of 21-15-3-4, including seven wins and four losses in the month of January. The Everblades are home this week at Germain Arena for three games, two against Trenton, Wednesday and tonight, Friday, and host first-place Greenville Saturday night when the puck drops at 7 p.m. The local team trails Greenville by nine points in the ECHL South Division. They split a pair at Greenville last weekend. The two games with Trenton will be the first time the two teams have met this season. Trenton comes here with a 17-20-3-3 record. I Island Management YOUR LOCAL HOMEGROWN MANAGEMENT COMPANY 711 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel, Florida 33957 16956 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers Fl. 33908 14828 Captiva Dr. Captiva, Fl. 33924 Visit our web site: www.islandmgmt.com SERVING YOUR COMMUNITY: FORT MYERS SANIBEL CAPTIVA FORT MYERS BEACH Dont Worry...Well Manage It Licensed Property Managers In House Accounting Staff Supplemental Services (Pool Cleaning, Repairs) Over 20 years Local Experience CALL NOW FOR A FREE CONFIDENTIAL PROPOSAL (239) 472 5020 Located across the street from Gulf Harbour 15065 McGregor Blvd, Ste 104, Fort Myers Phone: 239.267.9000 Online: www.naumannlawpa.comCall for a FREE Consultation From page 11BSanibel 8 Ball Pool LeagueDoc Lubinski, Kelly Greten and Kip Buntrock had perfect 3-0 nights for the Odd Balls in posting a resounding 10-2 win over Deep Pockets. Buntrock displayed flawless form in his victory. Fresh Legion Crew member Chip Gelpi finally found his stroke and his discovery led to a 3-0 win over Tom Walters. His heroics paced the Crew to a 7-5 win over Island Lifers. In spite of the loss the Lifers moved back into sixth place. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


Florida: Bonita Springs, Fort Myers, Naples, Ocala, Sanibel and Captiva Islands North Carolina: Cashiers, Highlands, Lake Glenville, Lake Toxaway and Sapphire ValleyGulf Shores Beach Front Gorgeous & Unique Main & Guest House Over Acre Direct Beach Front Cottage Beautifully Landscaped Magni cent Beach & Sunset Views $2,950,000 MLS 2130049 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 Sedgemoor of Sanibel 3BD/3.5BA with Direct Gulf Views Corner Penthouse with Casual Elegance Low Density, Pet Friendly Complex First Class Amenities & Finishes $2,550,000 MLS 2130076 McMurray & Nette 239.850.7888 Energy Ef cient New Construction 4BD/3BA Near Beach Cottage Captiva Vacation Retreat Income Producing Opportunity Only NEW Const. in Captivas Village $1,745,000 MLS 2120822 John & Denice Beggs 239.357.5500 Sanibel Bayous Beautifully Updated 3BD/2BA Spacious Tropical Fenced-in Back Yard Beautiful Pergola w/Outdoor Pizza Oven Child Friendly Play Land $499,000 MLS 2120887 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 Walk to Beach and Bay Sanibel Furnished 4BD/4BA Just Remodeled Large, Heated Lap Pool Gourmet Kitchen with Granite $887,900 MLS 2130004 Jim Branyon 239.565.3233 Sanibel Gardens 3BD/2BA Cottage Charming Gazebo Views of Conservation Land Private yet Convenient Island Location $250,000 MLS 2121055 Jane Weaver & Cathy Rosario 239.464.2249 Unique Roosevelt Channel Offering Two Homes Located on over 1.5 Acres Two Pools. Two Boat Lifts Bay House and Orange-U-Glad Built by Wolter Group in 2002 $3,899,000 MLS 2121333 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Panoramic Beach Front 2 Acres of Ultimate Sanibel Real Estate Gated Subdivision Gulf Ridge Sophisticated but Casual 4BD/4.5BA Elevator, Wood Floors, Gourmet Kitchen $3,990,000 MLS 2120422 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 Delightful East Rocks 3BD/2.5BA Pool Home Overlooks Sanibel River to Conservation Land Luxuriously Large Lanai Short Walk to Gulf Waters $665,000 MLS 2130065 Sarah Ashton 239.691.4915 Best Priced Beach Home-Sanibel Island 3BD/3.5BA on 2 Levels Panoramic Gulf Views Everywhere! Completely Decorated & Furnished Virtual Tour: www.4809Tradewinds.info $1,690,000 MLS 2130005 Bob Radigan 239.691.6240 Sandpiper Beach 2BD/2BA with Stunning Water Views Spacious, Updated & Beautifully Furnished Quiet 27 Unit Complex on 13 Acres Resort Amenities $625,000 MLS 2121425 Sally Davies 239.691.3319 Beach Villa 2318 at South Seas 2 Bedroom w/Direct Sunset, Gulf Views Corner Location W/Tile Floors Bahama Shutters, Granite Counters Island Style and Convenient Location $599,900 MLS 2120306 Fred Newman and Vicki Panico 239.826.2704 Sunset Beach Villas Captiva Second Floor Gulf Views 2BD/2BA at South Seas Great Vacation Getaway Rental Options Available $595,000 MLS 2110268 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico 239.826.2704 Prime Loggerhead Location 2BD/2BA with Impeccable Interior Exceptional Income Producer Rare Corner Lanai-Excellent Views Tastefully Decorated & Furnished $695,000 MLS 2130055 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984239.472.0078 | 800.805.0168RoyalShellSales.com | RoyalShell.com Real Estate We make it easy. You make it home. Bayside Villa 5132 Large 1BD/2BA at South Seas Directly on Bay with Sunrise Views Perfect Island Retreat or Rental Property Steps to Pool, Beach, Shops & More $273,900 MLS 2120952 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico 239.826.2704Captiva Beach Retreat 3BD/2.5BA Custom Beach Cottage 131 Direct, Pristine Beach Frontage Walk to Village Shopping, Dining & Marina Sunset Views Over Gulf of Mexico $3,750,000 MLS 2121402 John & Denice Beggs 239.357.5500 We make it easy. You make it home. NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING13B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013


14B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013Around The Islands With AnneEntertainment Offerings On The Islands Are Ramping Up With The Arrival Of The Peak Visitor Seasonby Anne MitchellBesides celebrating its second anniversary with a bash on Friday, February 8, George & Wendys Seafood Grille has expanded its entertainment schedule starting tonight, February 1. The Anniversary Bash next week will include Folk Guitar on the Patio from 6 to 9 p.m. Then, Marty Stokes & The Captiva Blues Band will play from 9 p.m. to midnight. The celebration will also include an art auction and food and drink specials. The Sunday Brunch, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., now features jazz. Also new this month is Ladies Night every Saturday. DJ Eric spins from 9 p.m. to midnight and ladies drink specials include $2 drafts, $3 wines and $3 mixed drinks. For the complete entertainment lineup, see Live On The Islands below. George & Wendys is at 2499 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 395-1263, Starting February 10, Traditions on the Beach Restaurant, Bar and Lounge will opening seven days a week. The restaurant, located at the Historic Island Inn, has been busier than ever this season and many patrons have expressed interest in having food and nightly entertainment on Sundays, says host Andrea Mucciga. He and his team decided to give guests what they want and extend the opening hours to include Sundays. See Live On The Islands for the complete schedule. Traditions on the Beach is at 3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, phone 472 4559. The winter season also brings some changes to the islands culinary offerings. Il Tesoro Italian Ristorante has introduced its winter menu, which features such specialties as fresh sardines alla griglia, duck confit over artichoke gnocchi, veal involtini milanese (scalloppine stuffed with fontina cheese and asparagus), polenta bolognese (with gluten free options), and braised short ribs over potato gnocchi, says Joelene Black, co-owner. Il Tesoro offers an authentic taste of Italy, created by its Italian-born owner AJ Black, who pairs the food with wines from his native country. He also operates Il Tesoro in New York City. Il Tesoro is at 751 Tarpon Bay Road, phone 395-4022. Although most of us think of Lighthouse Restaurant as a place for a great breakfast and lunch, this cozy eatery also serves dinner December 15 through April. Fresh local fish feature high on the menu. Species such as tripletail and cobia, rarely found elsewhere, are served, along with grouper, salmon, snapper and tuna. Check out the crustings available: potato-onion-parmesan, garlic-parmesan, blue crab-crusted, butternut-garlic and sweet potato. Lighthouse Caf is on Sanibels east end at 362 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-0303. An opening reception will take place on Tuesday, February 5 from 5-7 p.m. at Watson MacRae Gallery in The Village Shops on Sanibel. The two month-long exhibits are titled Womens Stories II: Love, Life and Dreams and Love, Sanibel. Womens Stories features the work of Debra Fritts, Harriet M. Goode, Linda Green, Susan Mastrangelo, Cathy Rose and Leila Walker. It includes paintings and sculpture and will remain up through March 2. Love, Sanibel features the work of Lucy Dierks and Sandy Moran, such as sailors Valentines and ceramics. The Watson MacRae Gallery is in The Village Shops, 2340 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 472-3386. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS February brings a beefed-up entertainment schedule at George & Wendys Seafood Grille as the restaurant now offers music Tuesday through Sunday.. Tonight, Friday, Chris Workman will be entertaining with keyboard and vocals. Sunday is Super Bowl Bash. On Tuesday, its Chris Coile with s and s hits. Karaoke is Wednesdays from 9 p.m. to midnight and Robby Hutto, guitar and vocals, will entertain on Thursday. Sunday Brunch is now Sunday Jazz Brunch with live smooth jazz from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday is Ladies Night with drink specials and DJ Eric with a turntable full of hits from 9 p.m. to midnight. George & Wendys is at 2499 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 395-1263. This weeks lineup at Traditions on the Beach at the Island Inn includes: Friday, Joe McCormick and singer Barbara Smith; Saturday, Joe McCormick and singer Marvilla Marzan; Wednesday, Prime Rib and Prime Jazz!; 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, Sanibel, and is open from 5 p.m. until late Monday through Saturday. Live entertainment starts at 7 p.m. For reservations, call 472 4559. Traders Store & Cafe features music by Chris Workman on Sundays and 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 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, acoustic 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. 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 Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn has live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Crab races take place Mondays and Thursdays. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 472-5161. 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 with 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. A selection of antipasto items at Il Tesoro Italian Ristorante on Sanibel Exhibits from Womens Stories II: Love, Life and Dreams, which opens February 5 at Watson MacRae Gallery on Sanibel 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.


15B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 deaRPharmacistExercise Improves Memory And Enhances Mood by Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: Im going through a lot right now. This year, my New Years Resolution is to exercise more, hoping to take my mind off everything. My schedule only allows me to go to the gym twice per week. Will this help me feel better, in terms of anxiety or mood? FA, New York, New York Youre among an estimated 38 percent of Americans that make a New Years resolution to either lose weight or exercise more. Thats around 125 million people. While you tighten those abs, you increase happy brain chemicals, thus enhancing feelings of a good mood and reducing anxiety. Exercising during the day improves sleep. So yes, this is the perfect time for you to commit, and I commend you for using the gym as your solution as opposed to other solutions, like the drinkable, addictive sort. To get these benefits, the CDC recommends that you get least two and a half hours of moderate exercise per week. So your question is a good one: if you only make it to the gym twice a week, are you still getting the neurological brain benefits the other five days of the week? Researchers at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil compared brain cell (neuron) growth in rats that were either active or sedentary. Not surprisingly, the active rats show two to three times more neuron growth, plus they had better memory skills than the rats who got to rest. We all know our jeans fit better when we exercise, but how long will exercise boost brain function and mood? Dr. Bucci, an associate professor of psychology and brain science at Dartmouth, says this varies from person to person. Dont stop working out after youve achieved a size four. Researchers examined what happens to memory when exercise is suddenly halted and the results were dramatic. After just one week, all the health and memory benefits declined in the rats who had been exercising. After 10 weeks of inactivity, the previously active rats brains were almost indistinguishable from those of the sedentary rats. What does this mean for us? It means get off your butt and shake your booty. I can tell you firsthand, when I hunkered down to write my first book in 2006, I ignored my exercise regimen for six months solid. I felt it, too. I kept losing my keys, documents on the computer... I would forget what I went into the room for and stuff like that. Today, I dont hunker down, I allot time to write, as well as time to take a walk, hike, hula hoop, yoga, dance or do pilates. Something. I feel terrific and my mind is very sharp. If youre unable to exercise because of physical limitations, do one brain game per day like sudoku, scrabble or a crossword. It increases neuroplasticity allowing your brain to grow cells, reorganize and rewire itself. Simply defined neuroplasticity means: Use it or lose it. This information is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose your condition. Suzy Cohen is the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and is a registered pharmacist. To contact her, visit www. dearpharmacist.com. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: I have a friend who focuses more on seeking revenge and getting even than simply letting go and moving on. How can I help her to learn to just let it go?A: Your friend is using her anger and resentment in a mismanaged style. This type of person will seek revenge in a perceived socially acceptable behavior, especially in a work setting. Passive-aggressive behavior and acts of sarcasm (anger) are forms of underhanded behavior. People who use these forms of anger dont consciously realize that they are really giving their power away since the anger controls them. 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16B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Dunes Womens Golf MemorialBelow are the results of The Dunes Womens Golf Associations third round and finals of the 2013 Memorial. Next week, the DWGA will begin this years Ringer Tournament. This is a two-day event running the next two Fridays. Friday Yoga Mrs Christensen will be conducting a yoga class every Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. before golf. This will be a 30-minute class modeled after the program she runs at church. Look for her signup sheet on the DWGA board. 2013 DWGA Memorial Tournament Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Total Hookers DeFrancisco, Linda 9.5 12 9.5 31 Lindman, Jeanne Hendricks, Karen 10.5 11.5 9.5 31.5 Brodersen, Carol Wainwright, Annie 10.5 8 7 25.5 Humphrey, Ann Greenberg, Nancy 9.5 8.5 10.5 28.5 McNeal, Janice Christensen, Grethe 12 12.5 24.5 Stone, Jana Sleiter, Cathy 6 7 10 23 Gailius, Lil McCarthy, Ann 6 11.5 8.5 26 Warren, Toni OBrien, Maureen 7.5 5.5 7 20 Chappell, Barbara (Tuesday) Ryan, Rosemary Gelnn, Mardi 8.5 9 9 26.5 Wentling, Pat TOTAL 80 73 83.5 236.5 Slicers Cox, Betsy 12 5.5 17.5 Kent, Joan Frymoyer, Anne 9.5 9.5 11 30 Hannon, Sharon Muench, June 7.5 6.5 8.5 22.5 Blue, Gussie Hellmuth, Daphne 7.5 10 7.5 25 Barbee, Noel Markusch, Irmingard (Friday) McConnell, Nancy 8.5 9 8 25.5 Dutton, Mike McDonald, Ann 6 6.5 9.5 22 Donovan, Mary Hochschild, Tanya 12 11 9 32 Simmons, Lesley DeRoberts, Muriel 10.5 6 8.5 25 ONeill, Julie Curcuru, Carol 8.5 12.5 11 32 Yenkole, Judy TOTAL 82 71 78.5 235.5 Sunday Mixed Golf ResultsThe Dunes Womens Golf Associations Sunday Mixed Golf results from Sunday, January 27. Format: 4-Person Scramble (String Game) 1st Nancy Greenberg 48 Ed Greenberg Anne Frymoyer John Frymoyer 2nd Leslie Simmons 50 Steve Boughton Bendia Boughton Jim Boughton 3rd Maureen Rains 52 Gordon Rains Peggy Hogg Chuck Hogg Closest to the Hole Nancy Greenberg #11 Chuck Hogg #17 Dunes Nifty NinersThe Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Nifty Niners event results from Thursday, January 24. Format: 2 Net Better Balls Of 4 1st Maureen OBrien 53 Bridget Funk Judy Yenkole Phyllis Koury 2nd Roberta Rohl 58 Joan Dyke Nancy Hopkins Sandra Jones 3rd Robin Cohan 59 Julie ONeill Jeanette McLaughlin Dorothy Hirschfeld O ces in Sanibel, Fort Myers & Punta Gorda Phone: (239) 931-7566 Fax: (239) 9317560 Email: info@hmdlegal.com www.hmdlegal.comReal Estate Business Law Commercial Litigation E M Jbt Hbn Cf DCbn HOLTZ MAHSHIE DECOSTAATTORNEYS AT LAW Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


17B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013Babe Ruth RegistrationSanibel Babe Ruth league baseball and softball registration is now in full swing. Register now for baseball and softball. Age groups: Major Baseball 10 to 13, Major Softball 10 to 14, Rookie Baseball 6 to 10, Rookie Softball six to 10, and Tee-Ball four to six. Registration cost for baseball and softball is $80 (including new dry-fit uniforms and high quality pants) and tee-ball is $50 (includes uniforms). Register online at Sanibel.BabeRuthOnline.com (do not include www prior to the address), contact Regina at 472-1144 or email rt@ PhoenixFile.com. The last day to register will be February 15. We also need coaches and volunteers. Healthy Heart Month Tennis TournamentJoin in on Saturday, February 2 at 10 a.m. for the Healthy Heart Month Tennis Tournament at Sanibel Recreation Center. This event is open to all tennis players 18 years of age and over. To participate please pick up a registration form at the Sanibel Recreation Center to complete and return by Thursday, January 31 along with $10 registration fee per person. In addition to the Healthy Heart Month Tennis Tournament, there is a Tennis Exhibition that is open to everyone from 9 to 10 a.m. Non-members will require a day pass to participate. There is no charge for Sanibel Recreation Center members. Activities are weather permitting. For more information, contact the Sanibel Recreation Center. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Daily, weekly and annual memberships are available. For more information call the Sanibel Recreation Center at 4720345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 The 27th annual Sanibel City Golf Championship, sponsored by Doc Fords Rum Bar and Grille and the Clubhouse Restaurant, was held on January 27 at Sanibel Island Golf Club. Under new ownership, the improvements on the golf course including mowing the greens every day, raking the sand traps and changing the cups and a regular basis were noticeable, along with great weather. Tournament organizers also mentioned that the participating field of 90 golfers is the largest group of competitors in the 27-year history of the City Golf Championship. Sanibel City Golf Championship winners, from left, Ed Lockard, Championship; Mark Willis, A Flight; Justin Heidig, B Flight; Justin Harris, C Flight; Will McKiddie, D Flight; and Sue Lee, Womens Flight 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.27th Sanibel Island City Championship Golf Tournament To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


18B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Luncheon To Benefit Abuse, Counseling And TreatmentThe Sanctuary Golf Club will be the site of a charity luncheon to benefit Abuse, Counseling and Treatment (ACT). The luncheon will take place on Tuesday, February 12, from noon to 2:30 p.m. ACT is a local non-profit acility for victims of domestic violence. Founded in 1978, ACT serves Lee, Hendry, and Glades counties. Each year, ACT gives emergency shelter to over 540 men, women, and children and offers crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and information to more than 9,500 individuals. Victims and their children receive services free of charge. At the luncheon, attendees will be served a special menu prepared by Executive Chef Mark Brown, who will also give a cooking demonstration and share his recipes with attendees. Raffle tickets will be available to win gifts donated by island businesses. Dr. Laura Streyffeler, licensed mental health counselor and board certified expert in traumatic stress, will be the guest note speaker. The cost for the luncheon is $50. Contact Nicole McHale, 565-6663, Susan Cassell, 395-0286, or Judy Risch, 472-0610. Those unable to attend are encouraged to make a tax-deductible contribution to ACT. Executive Chef Mark Brown, center, with luncheon committee members from left: Nicole McHale, Honora Jacobus, Sue Tierney, Diane McVety, Judy Risch, Carol Allen and Susan Cassell Dbt Dbt Pnn Dfrt Pnn Dfrt Pnt Pnt Cnnt Cnnt Rt Rt Cnf Cnf F Ett F Ett L Wb L Wb Mb, Mb Mb, Mb Cnft O Pt Cnft O Pt A Sn A Sn PAVERS PAVERS GIGI GIGI D Gbtn, I. D Gbtn, I. 239-541-7282 www.gigicompanies.com 239-541-7282 www.gigicompanies.com Or Visit Our Showroom Or Visit Our Showroom Lic.# S3-12238 Isabella Rasi 239-246-47161101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044 ENGEL & VLKERS Excellence in Real Estate A step above! International Client Base 600 Shops Worldwide Multi-Lingual Staff Your success is my aim. SPORTS QUIZ 1. Who was the last Milwaukee Brewers pitcher before Zack Greinke in 2011 to finish with a record at least 10 games above .500? 2. In 2012, Jordan Schafer tied a Houston Astros record for longest streak of getting on base to start a season (25 games). Who else holds the mark? 3. Entering the 2012 postseason, who held the NFL career playoff record for grabbing the most interceptions (nine)? 4. Patrick Ewing is Georgetown mens basketballs all-time leader in rebounds and blocked shots. Who is the schools all-time leader in points scored? 5. How many times have the Los Angeles Kings swept an opponent in a seven-game NHL playoff series? 6. In 2012, San Jose striker Chris Wondolowski tied an MLS record for most goals in a season (27). Who else holds the record? 7. Who was the first boxer to win titles from major and minor sanctioning bodies in seven divisions?1. Chris Bosio was 16-6 in 1992. 2. Denis Menke, in 1969. 3. Ronnie Lott, Bill Simpson and Charlie Waters. 4. Eric Sleepy Floyd, with 2,304 points. 5. Once -they swept St. Louis in 2012. 6. Roy Lassiter had 27 goals for Tampa Bay in 1996. 7. Hector Macho Camacho won his seventh in 2001. ANSWERS To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


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22B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Sanibel Students Learn About The Chamber Of CommerceMembers of the Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce visited The Sanibel School to teach students about the organization on January 24 and 25. Chamber President Ric Base and Marketing Director Bridgit Stone-Budd visited eighth graders in Peggy Drennans Career Education class to teach students about the importance of the local chamber and its benefits to the community. This is the fifth year in a row that the chamber has visited The Sanibel School and every year it is a success, said Base. The chamber is a very important part of this class, and I appreciate their visit every year, said Peggy Drennan. The chamber is dedicated to promoting the prosperity of its members and preserving the quality of life of the community. It plays a key role in facilitating communication and cooperation between business, residents and government to enhance the economic health of the islands. Eighth graders take notes during the chamber presentation Bridgit Stone-Budd, marketing director, and Ric Base, president of the chamber, show the Visitors Guide to the class Rates as Low as $1,400/week. FREE BOAT DOCKAGE | ONSITE MANAGEMENT | BEACH FRONT Call Now for Winter Specials.Hersch And Hill Estate Planning WorkshopsAttorneys Craig R. Hersch and Michael B. Hill of Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill, P.A. will present two informative Florida estate planning workshops on Wednesday and Thursday, February 6 and 7 at 2 p.m. to provide answers to many questions on wills, trusts, and other documents. The February 6 workshop will be held at the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. The identical workshop will be held again on February 7 at Temple Beth El, 16225 Winkler Road in Fort Myers. All attendees will receive an informative Florida Estate Planning Guide and DVD. New and partial-year residents will learn about Florida homestead laws, if their will and trust documents from up North are valid in Florida, the advantages of declaring Florida residency, how to avoid probate, and why changes in the laws make it is necessary for everyone to have older estate planning documents updated. Attendees are invited to bring a copy of their current estate planning documents and arrive a half hour early to receive a confidential, complimentary review and written analysis following the presentation. Attorneys Hersch and Hill are both Florida Bar Board Certified attorneys in wills, trusts and estate planning, specializing in estate planning, probate and trust administration, and asset protection strategies. Hersch writes Will Power, a weekly estate planning column appearing in the Island Sun. He has also been nationally published in professional estate and tax journals such as The Florida Bar Journal, The Practical Tax Lawyer and Trusts & Estates magazines. Reservations can be made by calling 425-9379 or online at www.sbshlaw. com/seminars.shtml. Craig R. Hersch Michael B. HillSend your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com


23B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013Red Sox Dinner And Auction Moves To JetBlue ParkThis years Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee Countys Evening with the Red Sox dinner and auction is moving to a new venue. This event is one that the Red Sox Foundation has supported for many years, and now that our new spring training home is complete, what better place to hold an evening with our team than at JetBlue Park, said Katie Haas, director of Florida business operations. This is just another one of the unique ways Fenway South is being utilized for the Southwest Florida community. Now in its eighth year, the evening will take place Monday, February 18, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at JetBlue Park at Fenway South, the Red Soxs new 106-acre spring training and player development complex, located at 11500 Daniels Parkway. For the third consecutive year, Ted Todd Insurance has signed on as the events presenting sponsor. Additional sponsors include the Red Sox Foundation, CVS Pharmacy, Coca Cola, JetBlue Airlines, Suncoast Beverage and the Crowne Plaza, the events previous host site. The evening will include a cocktail reception with complimentary beer and wine, autograph signings, silent and live auctions and dinner. Red Sox Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Sam Kennedy will serve as the evenings guest speaker. A highlight of the auction includes the Ultimate Fenway Red Sox Experience featuring a trip for four to Boston with airfare on JetBlue Airlines, three-night accommodations, seats for four at two Red Sox games and a stadium tour. Additional auction items include vacation trips, sports memorabilia and more. Last years event raised more than $100,000, which assisted the agency in serving 1,365 young people ages 6 to 18 years old. These youth rely on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County to provide a safe place to explore their interests and learn valuable life skills, said Shannon Lane, director of operations for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County. This cannot be accomplished without the generous support of businesses and individuals in our community. There are just too many at-risk youth out there who need the Boys & Girls Clubs to give them a safe and supporting role in their life, said Jim Larkin, general manager of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Fort Myers and chairperson for the event. This event will help make sure there is such a place for them. Sponsorships and corporate tables are available from $1,250 to $10,000. The Red Sox will host 20 games in its second year at the state-of-the-art complex. The team begins its 2013 spring game schedule on Thursday, Feb. 21, with the traditional single-admission doubleheader against the Northeastern University Huskies and Boston College Eagles starting at 1:35 p.m. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to inspire and enable young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Membership dues are $10 per school year so that all students can have access to the programs. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County relies on the philanthropic support of individuals, corporations and foundations in order to sustain and grow its services. For more information or for table or sponsorships, contact Shannon Lane (239) 334-1886 or slane@bgclc.net. 24 hour Emergency Service on Sanibel & Captiva239-437-5595 Check us out at Unionmechanical.com Boys and Girls club kids Sam Kennedy Bookkeeping, Information Technology Services, Inc.Accounting Services, Computer Repairs, Upgrades, Setup and Training www.bitservices .com(239) 579-0817Ask for Brandon or David


24B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, I want to send my child to a preschool. So many of them say that they will provide ample playtime. I want my child to be learning so he can be better prepared when he gets to Kindergarten. Am I missing something with this talk of play? Alicia N. Cape Coral, Florida Alicia, In the textbook Im teaching from this term, John Santrock states, Play has many functions. It increases peer relationships, releases tensions, advances intellectual development, increases exploration and increases chances of children speaking and interacting with each other. This is so true and provides the foundation for the need for children to play. The research on play is extensive and difficult to summarize in this type of article so I am providing you with a brief outline that discusses the functions of play for a childs early years. Infant Play Birth to two years of age Sensorimotor play is typical play behavior for children up to age two. Children begin by selecting objects that give them a response, such as toys that make noise or bounce. These toys typically produce smiles and giggles from infants. In turn, adults must make sure the childs toy selection includes ones that stimulate their senses and enhance their motor skill development. Between the first and second year, children begin to understand the meaning of objects and begin to incorporate this new knowledge into play. Children will also pretend objects are used for other purposes such as using a banana for a phone. This is the beginning of dramatic play. Toddler Play Ages two to four Children begin making the transition to toddlerhood around the age of two. By this age they realize one thing can stand for another and toddlers are able to imitate or imagine events in ways that do not exist. Through this fantasy or pretend play, children can examine events and relationships that are different from the original intent and begin to transform objects and actions symbolically. For example, threeand four-year-olds understand a sponge is really a sponge. They also can pretend it is a boat skiing across the lake or a basketball sliding through the net. Early School Age four to six years of age Children in preschool and early elementary grades continue to use pretend play. At this age pretend play increases receptive and expressive language. Many higher level behaviors can be seen in this pretend play as well because children must use interactive social dialogue, negotiation, role taking, script knowledge and improvisation as they play and develop their story together. A great example of this can be seen in the housekeeping or kitchen center in any preschool. Just watch and you can see a drama which matches that of any soap opera. Children also begin to show interest in group play in this stage. Group play like Hide and Seek or Ring Around the Rosie is more structured and is based more on reality than fantasy. Group play usually involves a few rules. The rules allow the child to begin developing independence yet cooperation with partners. Often early school-age games allow the children to change roles frequently so they begin to experience many perspectives. This less-structured group play provides a transition between pretend play and more structured team sports which begin in elementary grades. It is clear that play has a vital role in young childrens lives, and that its importance extends through the primary school years as well. For young children, playing is learning. Ms. Greggs is adjunct faculty at Edison State College where she teaches psychology and education courses. 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25B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Theres the old adage that when one dies, you cant take it with you, so you might as well use up whatever it is before you go. But the new estate tax law included in the 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA) allows you to leave your estate exemptions behind for your spouse. In other words, under the 2012 estate tax law, each of us has a $5.25 million exemption. This is generally good news, since a married couple together can shield $10.5 million of combined assets from estate tax. Unlike prior years when you had to divide your assets between the husbands name and the wifes name in order to use up both of their estate tax exemptions, there is something called portability built into the law. While portability has been around since 2010, no one knew whether it would be made more permanent. But now we have that answer. At least for now. How does portability work? Lets look at an example where the husband dies and his estate only has $2 million. The remainder of his $5.25 million exemption ($3.25 million) isnt lost so long as the surviving spouse files a timely federal estate tax return. Instead, his unused exemption transfers over to her column. If a timely federal estate tax return is not filed, however, then the husbands exemption is forever lost. You might then call the already inappropriately named American Taxpayer Relief Act (whom exactly does it relieve, I would like to know) the Estate Tax Return Preparer Relief Act -because it is now important to file estate tax returns on estates that may not rise to the level of being taxable in order to preserve the exemption. So in my example above, provided the surviving wife files an estate tax return for her husband, her exemption is now $8.5 million. (Her 5.25 million plus his unused $3.25 million.) Should she remarry, she then loses her exemption. Unless she gifts his exemption amount away before she remarries, she can use his exemption and perhaps her new spouses unused exemption, provided she survives him, too. Should we not therefore call this new law The Black Widow(er) Relief Act? A reasonable question to ask with the portability of estate tax exemptions is whether the new law does away with the traditional notion of dividing assets between husband and wife? Maybe, but its not so clear. Why would I say that? What would be the reason to divide the assets equitably? One reason is the generation-skipping tax exemption. While the estate tax exemption is portable, the generationskipping tax exemption is not. Consider the clients who wish to bequeath their assets in trust for their children and avoid estate tax inclusion in their childrens estates. It doesnt make sense to avoid taxation in the parents estates, only to have those same assets taxed when the children die. In order to maximize intergenerational planning, you still generally want to divide assets between husband and wife because the generation-skipping tax exemptions only work if the assets are divided. There may be other reasons to divide assets between husband and wife. If you want to protect assets for your spouse from their creditors or from their future divorcing spouses, then dividing assets makes sense. For those that have to worry about the state death tax because they either reside in a state that still has a lower death tax exemption, or who own real property in a state that has a death tax, dividing the assets might be necessary. It also makes sense to divide assets when you have second marriage situations with children from prior marriages and you want to ensure that your children receive the assets and amounts that you intended. But this new world of portability offers many planning opportunities. Theres going to be a lot more creativity in estate planning now that the shackles of federal estate taxation are looser. Imagining a flexible trust that benefits a variety of beneficiaries, from a surviving spouse, to educating grandchildren, to making charitable bequests, are going to be a lot easier now that the exemption amount is higher. The danger really remains, however, for those that are lured into complacency and who fail to plan, thinking that the main reason to do the planning is no longer a concern. The new income tax laws, particularly those surrounding the Medicare Surtax, are also going to become a larger concern. It just keeps getting more interesting, doesnt it? Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Insurance Tip Occasional Rental May Be OKby Marge MeekOften, homeowners have the opportunity to rent their homes during season for a short period of time but have no intention of having their house as a rental longer term. Friends, acquaintances or referrals may ask to rent your home and why not, since for some reason, you will not be using it. The question is will your homeowners insurance cover liability for bodily injury or damage to the property? Assuming the house is rented for a week or two and, rarely, your homeowners policy would apply. The key is the rental must be rarely or occasionally. Your policy will cover the home for fire, for example, but that coverage will likely not be extended to a guest house that is separate from the main house. You probably wouldnt be covered for theft of personal property either. So, be careful who you are renting to and only rent very occasionally to keep your regular homeowners policy working for you. Otherwise, you need to have your policy rewritten to a policy that includes full rental coverage. A rental policy isnt so much different in premium; the real difference is in the coverages. Be sure to talk to your insurance agent to go over what type of policy you need before you start renting your property, as no one wants to hear that a claim has been denied. Marge Meek is a local SanibelCaptiva insurance agent, who can be reached at mmeek@rosierinsurance. com. Will PowerYou Cant Take It With You But You Can Leave It Behindby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Pool Service & Supply Pool Service & Supply Chlorine Tabs Tools Pumps Chlorine Tabs Tools Pumps Free computerized water analysis Free computerized water analysiswww.bannerpoolservice.com FL Lic. #CPC1457804 FL Lic. #CPC1457804STORE HOURS: M-F 9-4 SAT 10-1 SERVICE: MON-SAT 8-5 Stop by our store in Anchor Point 1633 Periwinkle Way AVAILABLE COMMERCIAL SPACEMove In Ready RABBIT ROAD CENTERDouble Spot Single Spot Take All 3!!!! 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26B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Development CityYear BuiltSquare FootageListing PriceSelling PriceDays on Market Gulf Harbour Yacht & CCFort Myers2006 6,168, 3,495,0002,750,000 40 Metes & Bounds Captiva1979 2,482 2,795,0002,450,000 214 Cape Coral Cape Coral2004 3,126 1,285,0001,245,000 337 Grand Ole ManFort Myers Beach1987 1,901 1,000,000890,000 418Sea OatsSanibel2001 2,454 899,900820,000 49 Miromar LakesFort Myers2005 2,668 699,000699,000 61 The Rocks Sanibel1984 2,004 795,000690,000 28 West Bay Club Estero2007 2,963 699,000675,000 256 Heritage PalmsFort Myers2005 3,539 669,000635,000 26 Grandezza Estero2005 2,677 599,000590,000 78Courtesy of Royal Shell Real EstateTop 10 Real Estate Sales Lic No. MV 81675 HOURS: M-F: 9am 5:30pm Sat & Sun: By Appt.Ich spreche DeutschRandys Auto Repair, LLCwww.RandysAutoRepairLLC.com16191 San Carlos Blvd, Ste 1Fort Myers, FL 33908Tel. 267-2556 Oil Change Special $17.99 Appointment Only (up to 5 qts. & no hidden fees) Fixed Right the First Time!WE REPAIR ALL MAKES & MODELS WHILE SPECIALIZING IN MERCEDES & BMW Golf Clubs General Manager Receives DesignationKen Kouril, general manager and COO of The Sanctuary Golf Club, achieved the designation of Certified Chief Executive (CCE) with the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA). The certification committee of CMAA approved Kouril after he successfully met requirements in club management experience, education and association activity. He joins a select group of club managers worldwide who have attained this honor. Kouril qualified for the CCE designation by maintaining active membership in CMAA, obtaining Honor Society status, completing Business Management Institute (BMI) IV and V, and by serving as the top executive in a club for a minimum of five years. Through the certification program, CMAA encourages the education and advancement of its members and assists club officers and members in securing the most efficient and successful club operations available. The Club Managers Association of America is the professional association for managers of leading private country, city, yacht, athletic, military and fraternal clubs in the U.S. and abroad. Founded in 1927, CMAA provides executive career services, a lifetime professional development program and two national trade magazines, Club Management and The Board Room, to its more than 7,000 members. For more information about the CMAA, visit www.cmaa.org. Ken KourilDirector Of Food And Beverage OperationsTween Waters Inn Island Resort has announced today the appointment of Jason Miller as the director of food and beverage Operations. Miller will oversee operations at restaurants Old Captiva House and the Crows Nest, as well as all food and beverage operations onsite at the Captiva resort. As director, Miller will manage staff employment, scheduling and training while also assisting staff. He will serve as the face of food and beverage at Tween Waters Inn, ensuring each guest has the highest quality experience possible. Miller plans to infuse his experience in improving wine lists and implementing outdoor dining, all while bringing fresh and new ideas to the food and beverage and culinary teams. The dining experience at Tween Waters Inn is already held in high regard on Captiva Island, with Old Captiva House being rated number one on TripAdvisor, and Crows Nest being rated number three, said Miller. But my goal is to raise the food and beverage standards across the board, and to make Old Captiva House and Crows Nest not only the preferred dining spots on Captiva, but Sanibel as well. A familiar face in Southwest Florida, Miller comes to Tween Waters Inn from The Sanctuary Golf Club, where he spent 12 years, five as the food and beverage director. Additionally, Miller brings his culinary operations management experience from Marriott World Center and Darden Restaurants, both based out of Orlando. Currently a resident of Sanibel Island, Miller was raised in Southwest Florida and attended University of Central Florida. He is married with two children, with whom he spends his free time. Jason Miller is not the only Jason Miller on the food and beverage team at Tween Waters Inn. Chef Jason Miller, who coincidentally is the same age and is also married and also has two children, is the executive chef at the resort. DAVID J SASS CPAIndividual, Corporation, Estates & Trusts FIRPTA Withholding & Accounting ServicesFlorida CPA since 1986239-395-0690Island Resident Jason Miller


27B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 e d d b b y y : Complimentary Written Trust Analysis: Bring your current documents to the workshop one-half hour early.Thursday, Feb. 7, 20132:00 p.m. Temple Beth El 16225 Winkler Rd. Fort Myers 33908Wednesday, Feb. 6, 20132:00 p.m.Sanibel Community House 2173 Periwinkle Way Sanibel 33957 9100 College Pointe Ct., Fort Myers, FL 33919 www.sbshlaw.com Reservations: 239-425-9379 You will learn: Wi ll P ow ow ow e e e er Co lu lu u u u mn mn mn n mn mn m is is is is t t t t t t F l or d d d d id a Ba Ba Ba Ba Ba a r Bo ar d Ce rt i i i i ed ed ed ed e ed W i ll s, T rust s & & & & & & Es Es Es s s Es tates At t t t t to to to to to rn rn rn rn rn ey ey ey ey y s s s Florida Residencyand Estate PlanningWORKSHOP P P resent e Receive a FREE Florida Estate Planning Guide Superior InteriorsThe Powder Roomby Cindy MalszyckiCalled all kinds of names hall bathroom, powder room, guest bath, half bath, littles girls or boys room, its probably the smallest room in your home. And, all too often, its the most blandly decorated room in our home. And worse still, its probably the room most often frequented by your guests! So, why not let your imagination and creativity flow into overtime. Make a bold statement in the room. Work on creating a focal point. Its not uncommon for these small room to have no window, and lets face it, theres not much beautiful about a toilet and vanity. Here are a few ideas you might want to incorporate when considering giving this room a complete makeover. 1. Start with the vanity. Replacing a plain laminate top with a beautiful granite surface might be just the ticket. Or how about considering some of the handsome furniture pieces that are not only graciously designed but fully functional as well. They are totally designed to give a small powder room a fabulous focal point. 2. Dramatic wallpaper could certainly reduce the boxy feeling these small rooms are typically known for. Think about selecting something exciting and spectacular. Todays faux finish wall coverings come complete with embedded jewels and crystals. Just think of the drama you can create. 3. Your flooring. How about replacing that vinyl with a new laminate or tile floor. Even a multi-patterned area rug might add just the right touch to this oftused space. So how about it. Get up right now and go and look in your powder room. Could it use a little makeover or a large redo? If so, give us a call, and let us help you create a room that your guests will be unable to stop raving about. Cindy Malszycki is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at cindy@decden. net. From page 4BCenter 4 LifeLinda Tedeschi Mondays, February 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Basic knowledge of the game is required. Learn more about playing the hand and get tips for winning defense. Basic Bridge Lessons with Bruce and Christl Smith Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 5, 7, 12 and 14, 9 a.m. to noon. You must be able to attend all four classes. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Backgammon 1 p.m. Wednesday Bridge 1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Hand & Foot 1 p.m. Tuesday Mahjongg 1 p.m. Thursday Mexican Train 1 p.m. Thursday Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Bea Pappas Painting To Be Raffled The Center 4 Life is holding a raffle drawing for an original painting by local artist Bea Pappas. Pappas has been painting for 47 years and teaching for 32 years. She is an exhibiting artist at the North Shore Art Association in Gloucester, Massachusetts and a signature member of ISEA (International Society of Experimental Artists). Tickets are $5 each or six for $25 and are available at the front desk at the Center 4 Life on Library Way. The painting is on display at the center. The drawing will be held Wednesday, March 6. Arts And Craft Fair To Be Held Arts & Crafts Fair Saturday, February 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Holiday bazaar vendors will have a variety of handmade items including fused glass, jewelry, purses, photographs, paintings, cards, shell crafts, pottery, jam, chutney, macram and fabric and hand-knit apparel. Hot dogs will be served during the fair. Call the center at 472-5743 for details on programs or stop by to register. Top ProducersJohn Naumann & Associates congratulates the top listing associate for the month of December, LeAne Taylor Suarez, and the top sales associates for December, Connie and Tracy Walters. ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS LeAne Taylor Suarez Connie Walters Tracy Walters To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


28B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013Eden Energy MedicineThe Principles Of Energy Medicine (EEM)by Karen L. Semmelman, Certified EEM, JD, AAMLWhat is energy medicine (EEM)? EEM is the process of balancing our bodys nine energy systems for health and healing by working with our energy as a vital living force that forms the foundation of well-being. By activating and restoring natural healing energies within these nine systems that may be weak, blocked, disturbed or out of balance, the body heals. You become the healer and the movement of energy is the medicine. This process combines ancient practices with contemporary scientific understanding, enabling application to physical or emotional issues, thus promoting joyful living and wellness. Information in these columns is based on Donna Edens first book, Energy Medicine, now available in 20 languages. It is recognized as a book of the year by U.S. Book News in the self-help category. Eden comments on energy medicine, We are required today to live in a conscious partnership with our bodys energy systems if we are to thrive. And it is easier than you might imagine to learn how to mobilize inner forces that enhance your health, empower your mind, and brighten your spirit Our subtle energy systems have defined pathways, just like our nervous systems or our circulation systems. The experiences of pain, fatigue, congestion, headaches, arthritis, insomnia or imbalance reflect stale energy. By learning to move energy, space is created and relief from symptoms begins. Energy crosses over in our bodies in figure eight patterns (just like your DNA a double helix). It requires space to move; it is dynamic and ever changing; it is electromagnetic (the magnetic pull of the earth keeps us grounded on earth); each cell has its own north-south polarity (if polarity becomes irregular, one will likely experience discomfort, pain or illness); and energy wants the body to heal and be in optimum balance (it is self-regulating). If given the correct road map, healing and vitality begin to be restored. The foundation of EEM is a set of exercises that activates the nine systems. This set of exercises is the Five Minute Routine, which assists the body in achieving a state of wellness that is in balance with our energetic systems. One of these exercises is known as the Cross-Crawl which you will learn about next week. If you have a questions for Karen, email her at ksemmelmanenergy@ gmail.com. Learn more at www.semmelmanenergy.com. EEM does not diagnose or cure illness, but working with subtle energies of the body has been shown to help many conditions. Cattle Barons Ball Exceeds Goal The 10th anniversary Cattle Barons Ball exceeded its goal and raised $315,000 Saturday night to fight cancer and provide services to Southwest Florida residents who are courageously battling and surviving the disease. The ommunity rallied to raise $315,000 for cancer research, education and services. We are going to cure cancer; Im absolutely convinced its on the horizon, said Bob Simpson, the CEO of LeeSar and a cancer survivor who co-chaired the anniversary event with his wife, Linda. When it happens, it will be a direct result of people like those in our community who supported this great event with sponsorships, volunteer work, attendance at the gala and contribution of their money. The people of Lee County are clearly committed to the fight against cancer, and were grateful for their sacrifice. The event was held January 19 at Harborside Event Center. With an attendance of 530, 120 more than last year, the Western-themed gala roped in more than $40,000 in an exciting live auction, led by volunteer auctioneer Rick Gallo, that included a two-year lease on a Chevy Camaro and a private in-home dinner for eight from Ruths Chris Steakhouse. A custom guitar by Scream Guitars brought in the highest auction bid at $5,000. Another $50,000 was donated in response to a Finish the Fight cash call challenge. Attendees were moved to contribute after watching an emotional music video celebrating survivorship that was made by One Night Rodeo, the award-winning country band that has provided the galas entertainment for the past three years. A portion of the money raised at the event will fund services for adults and children conquering cancer in Lee County, with additional proceeds going toward research to eliminate the disease and educational programs for those recently diagnosed. The event, titled Starry Nights Under a Southwest Florida Sky, also featured cowboy-themed games, a silent auction, and a gourmet meal and luscious desserts by sponsors Ruths Chris Steakhouse and Norman Love Confections. Premiere Oncology was the presenting sponsor and LeeSar, a leader in health care supply chain management, committed $25,000. Other sponsors who helped make the event a success were John and Mary Jo Boler, Med Assets, Suncoast Beverage Sales, Scanlon Automotive, Enterprise Holdings, Wells Fargo, VIP Realty, Paces Medequipment, Medtronic, McKesson, Lee Memorial Health Systems, Clive Daniel Home, Jasons Deli, Harborside Event Center, C.R. Bard, Inc. Kimberly Clark, Haskell, Cheney Brothers, Boston Scientific, Century Link, American Contract Systems and Abbott Laboratories. Florida Weekly, NBC-2 andcontinued on page 30 F ortunate ly f or our customers, the S andman is a Floridian. www. f urniture-w o rld.net 239 489 3311 FREE DELIVERY FREE SET UP FREE REMOVAL Furniture to t your Flori d a lifestyl e San Carlos Price Change Affects Postal CustomersPostage for first-class mail increases by one penny Sunday, January 27th. Also on the 27th, free tracking service will be included on all Priority, Express and Standard Post (formerly called Parcel Post) as well. This years one-cent increase translates to only a few more dollars for the average residential customer. In fact, even if you mail a letter or card every single day, youll only pay $4 more for postage the entire year. At 46 cents, a postage stamp is still one of the best bargains in the United States. The Postal Service does not receive tax dollars to cover the cost of operations. Heres a brief history of first-class mail stamp prices, beginning with the $.02 stamp in 1885: 1917, $.03; 1919, $.02; 1932, $.03; 1958, $.04; 1963, $.05; 1968, $06; 1971, $08; 1974, $.10; 1975$.13; 1978, $.15; 1981, $.18 and $.20; 1985, $.22; 1988, $.25; 1991, $.29; 1995, $.33; 2001, $.34; 2002, $.37; 2006, $.39; 2007, $.41; 2008, $.42; 2009, $.44; and 2012, $.45. Since 2007 the Postal Service has issued Forever stamps, which are valid for first-class postage regardless of any price changes. Forever stamps are purchased at the current first-class postage rate and are valid forever! Nows the time to sort through all those unused stamps that have been accumulating in a box or drawer. The amount indicated on those stamps is still valid. You can use them any time. And, if you have any one-cent stamps, youre in luck because thats the amount of the increase that became effective January 27. Any combination of stamps may be used in meeting the postage requirements. The Post Office encourages you to utilize all the stamps you have. If you have any of those non-denominational A-H stamps that were issued, heres the letter, the year it was issued, and its value: A, 1978, $.15; B, 1981, $.18; C, 1981, $.20; D, 1985, $.22; E, 1988, $.25; F, 1991, $.29, G, 1994, $.32; and H, 1998, $.33. A one-cent make-up stamp (a weathervane) was also issued in 1998. February Is Love Month Your local Post Office has a variety of Hallmark Valentines cards for that special someone. Nothing says I Love You better than a hand-written card that you can keep forever. Another loving gesture would be to create a unique photo card using Cardstore.com, a partner vendor with the United States Postal Service. You can also select your card from an extensive gallery: say it in a card when whispering wont do, say just the right romantic words, or make it funny with one of 53 Cupids valentines. And dont forget to purchase Love stamps for your valentine. For information on the January 27 price change visit www.usps.com/newprices.htm.


29B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013Dr. DaveVital Exercises by Dr. Dave HepburnOK, its that nasty exercisolution time of year again, so... hey, how bout them Seahawks. Look doc, if elite NHL players arent exercising, why should we? Fact is, the gyms will be full of flailing figgy pudding failures and your home elliptical is now home to Skitters kitty litter box with the arms acting as perfect hangers for your XXXXXL Fruit of the Looms. Now, I could make this easy for you. Should I suggest that the best workout this year is to work out the seat of your pants on the couch, I will become your favorite doctor in the world and, as such, I will be sent boxes of chocolate covered macadamias which will force me to work out the seat of my pants. So instead, Ill suggest three different types of exercises, vital exercises that you dont necessarily think about whilst sweating to the oldies. Dont do these exercises all in one day. Alternate them, like I do, roughly one every eight weeks, between macadamias. Brain No, this does not mean more Suduko... if thats all you do. The key to true mental exercise and hence mitigating the inevitable loss of brain tissue as we age is to try and stimulate new learning. Try a new instrument this year (though should any of my neighbours start with the bagpipes, they will be neighborly throttled with the aforementioned pipes.) A new language, which for some of you might be English. A new hobby from right out of left field or left out of right field. A new computer program. Learn how to operate your cell phone for things other than cell phoning. My wife and I play Jeopardy because, though it is the same game, it works the recall/retrieval part of the computer. Alex, Ill take Media Doctors of Victoria for $800. This virile doctor has been shown to have an IQ in the 200s. Who is Sealey? Oh no nooo, not even close. Balance Watching a herd of Tai Chiers in the morning mist down by the beach, slowly waxing on and off may have you checking your waffles for quaaludes, but these folks get great health benefits. Particularly as they age. Better balance means fewer falls. Fewer falls may mean more falls, winters and the rest of the year. Falls can too often end up being fatal to the elderly faller. But should pretending to defend yourself from the Mongol Horde in slow motion with imaginary nunchucks not appeal to you, then try Yoga or Pilates, assuming you have the right yoga wear and that Chris Christie is not yogaing directly in front of you. While Tai Chi has been described as graceful meditation in motion, watching Christie may require a taste full of medication for motion... sickness. Pubococcygeals Not many of you woke this morning thinking of your pubococcygeus muscle, unless you tried that new Jane Fonda move last night, while into the Vodka chocolates. But a collapsing pelvic floor is a common and disturbing event that could be avoided with routine workouts. Kegels are the key, gal. Actually men could benefit as well, even men who havent given birth. Few people enjoy having a uterus, rectum or bladder fall out of their pelvis in Aisle 6 of Costco during a Viennese wiener demonstration. But the pelvic floor muscles, aka pubococcygeals, are an oft neglected muscle group that we seldom ask our personal trainer to help us work out. Rarely do you hear Wow, Bill, great delts, pecs and pubos. Yet it is so important for women and men of the male species not to neglect this hammock-like muscle that holds up the undercarriage of our chassis. It stretches from our tailbone to that hard bone in the front of your pelvis. These muscles are often weak and thin so finding them may take some getting used to, particularly by other riders on the bus. Dr. Daves book The Doctor is In(sane) is now available for those with a sense of humor and half a sense of health. Pick up a copy at Sanibel Island Bookshop. Contact Dr. Dave or read more at www.wisequacks.org. Voted Best Pharmacy on the Island 5 years in a row!ISLAND PHARMACY Over 9,000 Insurances Accepted and All Medicare D We carry nebulizers, crutches, wound care 239-472-6188Every Day Items Also! We specialize in Customer Satisfaction Caring for you and about you2330 Palm Ridge Rd, Unit 12 Sanibel Island, FL 33957Fax 239-472-6144 Bite and Itch LotionSmall Store Feel, National Chain Periwinkle Way Palm Ridge Road Periwinkle Way Pharmacists Reggie Mathai and Burl Sizemore Pharmacists Reggie Mathai and Burl Sizemore TM/MC Heath MartPHARMACY JD Powers Award In the Palm Ridge Plaza In the Palm Ridge Plaza This wonderful kitty is looking for his forever home. Hes approximately a year old, very small and solid black. He is one very lucky fellow, as a very kind lady from the north is fostering him while shes here on vacation. She thought, because of his eye color and his former life as a street orphan, he should be called Oliver. Thats purrfect! He hopes that someone will give him a forever home soon, because his foster mom will be leaving shortly. He wants to have a life off the streets. If you can help in any way with Oliver, call Pam with PAWS of Sanibel at 4724823. Pet Of The Week Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com Indispensable Advice from Dr. Dave Get your copy of Dr. Daves Book at Sanibel Island Books and Gifts,1571 Periwinkle Way 472-5223


30B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013Mom 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, We had just celebrated 35 years of marriage. My wife became ill and died within three days. It was a dreadful shock. Shortly afterward, a widow friend of ours wanted to become very friendly. She was my age and a very nice woman, but I was not interested. Six months later I started dating a super gal I had met at the gym. She was 30 years younger, and we did have lots of fun. I bought her the mink coat and the jewels she loved. We married and shortly after I realized what a fool I had made of myself. I just couldnt keep up to her lifestyle and always felt like the father among her young friends. I had married my first wife when I was only 20 and had two children by the time I was 23. I always felt I had missed a lot with too much responsibility too early. Now I am single again and would appreciate my widow friend now. What would you suggest I do? Ted Dear Ted, Id suggest you call her and, if she is available, invite her out for dinner. You may find that you are still not interested; on the other hand, maybe you may find you enjoy the company of a mature woman who enjoys doing the same things as you in a senior lifestyle. You also may find that she is really not interested in you. Many of my friends say they miss having someone to watch TV with or having a companion on a cruise or traveling. Many are not interested in remarriage but are lonely and are tired of always being with the gals. Some are not the least bit interested in remarriage because they do not want to end up being a nurse for a sick old man. Lizzie Dear Ted, What were you thinking? I understand there are individuals who are mentally and emotionally younger than their chronological years, but 30 years difference! Other than both being human, what did you folks have in common? You are at an extreme advantage being an older single male. I do not know the exact figures, but there are at least five older single females for every one older single male. Take the time to understand what you want from a relationship. Once you know that, you will be in a better position to know where to meet the individuals you may want to share your life. Do not be surprised if many women do not want to marry. True to my discussions with older single women, they want companionship and nothing more. The family, financial and interpersonal issues are many and too complex to be bothered with marriage. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. From page 28BCattle Barons BallGulfshore Life magazine were the media sponsors. The beverage sponsors were Jim Beam and Gruppo Mezzacorona. Planning will begin soon for the 2014 event. To volunteer or learn more about the Cattle Barons Ball and the American Cancer Society, contact Beth Hayes at beth.hayes@cancer.org or 936-1113 ext. 3909. Dean W. Larson, M.D. Board Certi ed Eyelid Surgeon since 1990 Diplomat of e American Board of Ophthalmology Over 15,000 surgeries performed successfully Serving Lee, Charlotte & Hendry County patients for over 19 yearsWe are conveniently located on the corner of Summerlin and Winkler. Plastic & Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery Eyelid Surgery Center Fort Myers O ce 239.481.9995www.EyelidsOnly.comWE OFFER One-surgeon practice -you always see the same doctor No assembly-line surgery youre the only one Personalized post-operative attention Specialty-trained nursing sta Catered, accommodating care, tailored to your needs NO DOCTOR REFERRAL NEEDEDOver 65? Think eyelid surgery is not a ordable? Medicare STILL pays!Eyelid QuizDo you have to raise your eyebrows to see more clearly? Have you hit your head on a cabinet door while open? Is it di cult to see beside you without turning your head left or right? Do your eyelids close while you are reading? When you play tennis, do you have trouble serving? Do your eyelids feel heavy?If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you qualify for a FREE, no obligation eyelid screening performed by Natasha, COA.Screening candidates receive a $25 movie gift card. Before After After Natasha, COA Before Free Income Tax PreparationThe Voluntary Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) will be providing free income tax return preparation for anyone who has earned $50,000 or less during 2012. This program is sponsored through the United Way House of Lee County and will be offered at the FISH Walk-In-Center on four dates during tax season. All who meet the income criteria are eligible to receive this free service. You must bring your ID and Social Security cards for all members of your household in addition to all of your 2012 income tax records. Income tax preparation assistance will be provided on the following dates: Friday, February 15 Friday, March 1 Friday, March 15 Friday, April 5 Appointments will be scheduled between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in 45 minute increments. An appointment must be made to receive this service. To sign up or to request more information on the VITA Program, call Christine or Jessi at the FISH Walk-In Center at 472-4775.


MichaelL.Novotney,M.D.,F.A.C.S. Brooke Drew, Physician Assistant Abraham Sadighi,M.D.,F.A.C.S. Cypress Lake DriveSummerlin RdS. Tamiami Trail R eflecti o ns Pkwy. BUSEY BANKJASONS DE LI Entrance coming from north Entrance coming from south Summerlin Lakes Drive The Patient and any one responsible for payments has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours or responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Call for appointment!( 239 ) 243-96318010 Summerlin Lakes Drive, Suite 100 Fort Myers FL 33907 www.GulfCoastSurgeons.comDo you have pain, cramping, weakness, or aching in your legs while you walk or rest? What about consistently cold or numb feet? Do you have any wounds that just wont heal? If so, these may be signs of a very serious vascular condition that can lead to infections and amputations if left untreated. Call us today for a consultation. Most vascular concerns are covered by insurance.Call for a FREE Vein Screening!Stop living in pain! Schedule a free screening to determine if you have varicose veins.Wear shorts or a skirt to the screening. Eliminate Varicose Veins. Eliminate Pain.AFTERBEFORE31B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY LAWN MAINTENAN C E 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 TRAVEL AGENCY 239.472.3171AllWaysTravel@LeighKlein.comCruises, Vacation Packages Leisure & Corporate TravelLeigh Klein OwnerSanibel, FL INTERI 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 S LIDIN G G LA SS D OO R S Replacing Sliding Glass Door Rollers, Locks, Tracks and More 2393397355www.SliderMedic.comLicensed & InsuredServing Lee & Collier Counties R 32B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Florida Pompano Almandine 1/2 cup sliced almonds 4 tablespoons butter, melted 4 six-ounce pompano fillets 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper Sea salt, to taste Ground black pepper, to taste 1 cup rice flour 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Place sliced almonds and 4 tablespoons butter in ovenproof dish; roast for 7 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven and set aside. Sprinkle fillets with seasonings then dredge in flour. Melt 1/2 cup butter in shallow skillet over medium-high heat; add fillets and cook 3 to 5 minutes per side until cooked through. Remove fillets from pan and keep warm. Add toasted almonds, lemon juice and parsley to butter in the skillet; mix well then spoon over cooked fillets. Yields four servings Nutritional Value Per Serving Calories 831, Calories From Fat 532, Total Fat 60g, Saturated Fat 30g, Trans Fatty Acid 1g, Cholesterol 186mg, Total Carbohydrates 36g, Protein 37g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 1g Look for Fresh from Florida ingredients at your grocery store. Florida Pompano Almandine


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 35BTREE & 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 MPUTER S ERVI C E S CO N S TRU C TI O N/REM O DELIN G LAWN MAINTENAN C E 33B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 FIND AT LEAST SIX DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PANELS


EDU C ATI O NAL CO N S ULTIN G Wright Educational ConsultingBehavioral erapy / Motivational Counseling & Secondary / College Placement / SAT PREPPeter R. Wright, M.A.T., Ed.S. 215 LaGrange Street, Boston, MA 2604 Roosevelt Place, Sanibel, FL Phone: (617) 872-2968 Email: prockwellwright@gmail.com W: W righteducationalconsulting.com IECA Associate Member 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 REM 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: 691-8445P 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 # CPC1457386 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 Call me for your Valentines Day Gifts for him or her!Career information available Gift ideas availablePAINTING 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: 841-4302CONTRACTORS 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 ConsultantPROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY Pets Of The Week 34B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Hello, my name is Mia. Im a 3-yearold spayed female tan American Staffordshire Terrier. The staff and volunteers at the shelter would like you to know that I am extremely well behaved and obviously came from a home where I had some training. Please come to the shelter to meet me so you can see how beautiful I am. In fact, Im a great ambassador for my breed! My adoption fee is $25 (regularly $75) through February during Animal Services The BachelorPet adoption promotion. Hello, my name is Sylvester. Im a 4-year-old neutered male black-and-white tuxedo domestic shorthair. I know my namesake was always chasing that silly yellow bird around, but Im not like that. Im a very calm kitty that loves attention. I will follow you everywhere just to get one little pat on the head. My owner passed away, so I would live to shower you with all my love and attention. My adoption fee is $25 (regularly $50) through February during Animal Services The BachelorPet 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 in 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. Mia ID# 526424 photos by squaredogphoto.com Sylvester ID# 429671


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY PUZZLE ANSWERS SUDOKU KING CROSSWORD MAGIC MAZE SUPER CROSSWORD SCRAMBLERS Would you like your business card in every home and business on Sanibel & Captiva every week?239-395-1213 FI S HIN G C HARTERLight Tackle Sport Fishing Tarpon Snook Red sh & More p CAPT. MAT CAPT. MAT T T MI MI TCHELL TCHELL USCG USCG Licensed Licensed & Insured & InsuredC: (239) 340-8651www.captmattmitchell.com email: captmattmitchell@aol.comTREE & 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.com 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 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 Island35B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013


CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE VACATION RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY ISABELLA RASIHAPPY TO HELP YOUWITH ALL OF YOURREAL ESTATE NEEDS! RS 1/4 NC TFN 1101 Periwinkle Way #105 Sanibel, FL 33957ISABELLA RASI(239) 246-4716EISABELLARASI@AOL.COM International Client Base 600 Shops Worldwide Multi-Lingual Sta SANIBELOPEN HOUSES POSTED DAILY RS 1/4 BM TFN Pfeifer Realty Group Sanibel Island, FL239-472-0004VISIT:SanibelOpenHouses.com GULFSIDE PLACE PENTHOUSE!2/2 plus den top oor condominium with panoramic views of the gulf. Over 1800 sq of living space and nearly 2000 total. $949,000 furnished. Go to www.GulfsidePlaceSanibel.comCAPTAINS WALK CONDOSanibel 2/2 corner top oor. Newer kitchen lots of light. East end walk to beach. Best buy on island $ 224,500. Go to www.TeamSanibel.comGlenn Carretta Broker Associate Now With VIP Realtors glennc@coconet.com239-850-9296www.TeamSanibel.com RS 1/18 CC 2/1FOR SALE BY OWNER 2008 MOBILE HOMEAT PERIWINKLE PARK 1 Bed room new queen bed. LR with sofa bed, kitchen, refrigerator ice maker, dinning area, Bosch washer dryer, dishwasher, garbage disposal. Trane A/C with Pro 4000 programmable thermostat. Tile oors. Full vinyl deck. Pavers. Oodles of space. Hurricane sun & window protection lm. Much more, too numerous to mention. Price reduced to $65,000 OBO. Ground rental $541.66/mo. Key at of ce. Dorisdavenport@hotmail.com 239-209-1869 RS 1/4 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. Call 239-728-1920.RS 1/4 CC TFN FOR SALE BY OWNER MARINER POINTE2 BDR. 2 BATH ENCLOSED LANAI POOL-TENNIS-BOAT DOCK FURNISHED NICELY DECORATED LOVELY BAY & GARDEN VIEW RECENTLY REDUCED TO SELL PRESENT MONTH LEASE INCOMEOWNER PHONE 472-6750 NS 1/25 CC 4/5 RESIDENTIAL RENTALSCharming Sanibel Condo Rental One bedrm full bath & kitchen, tile r. U pay electric $1,520/month plus security. Captains Walk, East end Sanibel. Call 239-472-5222RS 1/25 CC TFN RE/MAX OF THE ISLANDSPutting owners and tenants together Call Dustyn Corace www.remax-oftheislands.com 239-472-2311RS 1/4 BM TFN ANNUAL RENTAL Apartment for lease on Sanibel, Mid Island, Furnished, 1B/1B $895. per month. Call 734-761-7600 ext. 231.RS 1/4 CC TFN ANNUAL RENTAL SANIBEL2BR/1BA, 1/2 Duplex East End Walk to Beach, Newly Remodeled, Adorable, Private Deck, W&D in unit No Pets, non-smoking unit. $1,295. + utilities. Call Bob 410-913-2234RS 1/18 CC TFN ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBEL472-6747Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/OwnerServing The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975 RS 2/1 BM TFNCANAL HOME Just off Island this Executive home offers 3 bedrooms/2 baths/family room/ 2 car garage, screened in pool, direct access canal & boat lift. Offered UF @ $2,300/mo. DUPLEX 2/1 UF ground level duplex, Easy walk to beach, updated. Yard care and water included. $950/mo. OPEN HOUSE WEST GULF DRIVESunday, February 3rd, 10 a.m. 2 p.m. 4203 Dingman Drive Sanibel Simply the Best... Gorgeous Renovation 4 BR, 3 BA Chuck Bergstrom 239-209-6500 Island Resident, RealtorRS 2/1 CC 2/1 Duggers Cottage #6Sold by the Moran Realty Group SOLD 1536 Bunting LaneSold by the Moran Realty Group SOLD RS 2/1 BM TFN John Gee & Company RealtorsRobyn & Robb Moran Free Real Estate SeminarMondays, 4:00 PM, Bank of the Islands 1599 Periwinkle, SanibelNo Obligation, No Sales Pitch, Just InformationCall to con rm ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS/REALTORSFamily looking for Owner Financing on a 3/4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage Sanibel Home. Presently renting a home on Sanibel. We are looking to purchase. If you are interested in offering owner nancing please contact us. sanibelforme@hotmail.com NS 2/1 CC 2/22 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.comRS 12/14 CC 2/1 LIGHTHOUSE REALTYPaul J. Morris, Broker VACATION RENTALS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT & SALES 359 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island 239-579-0511RS 1/4 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 1/4 CC TFN FOR RENTTwo-bedroom cottage on Sanibel. Furnished. Ground-level. On quiet street near Gulf beach. Available month of FEBRUARY 2013 and for 2014. Livingroom, dinette, full kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bath, screened/glassed-in lanai. Carport, w/d. $2,900 per month plus tax. Cable and all utilities furnished. Call owner 239-312-4164 or 859-749-7574.NS 2/1 CC TFN Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-7277RS 1/4 BM TFN SANIBEL VACATION RENTALAdorable 2 bdrm/1 bath, 1/2 duplex, East End. Easy walk to beach, Close to shopping, restaurants. Fully equipped, newly remodeled, Private deck Seasonal & monthly rentals. Call Bob 410-913-2234.NS 2/1 CCTFN 36B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013


ANNUAL RENTAL/CARETAKERROOMMATE WANTED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED HEALTH AND WELLNESS MARINE SERVICES BOATS CANOES KAYAKS BOATS CANOES KAYAKS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CAR FOR SALE WANTED TO BUY LOST AND FOUND FOR SALE FOR SALE FOR SALE HELP WANTED CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS ADDITIONAL CLASSIFIED ON PAGE 38B ADDITIONAL CLASSIFIED ON PAGE 38B ROOMMATE WANTEDRoommate to share beautiful home in the Dunes. Annual or Seasonal. $700 plus half utilities. 239-321-1084.RS 1/4 CC TFN SANIBEL HOME WATCHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971 RS 1/4 BM TFN HELLES CLEANING SERVICESResidential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047 NS 1/4 PC TFN 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 1/4 BM TFN HOME WATCH SANIBELProperty Management-Bookkeeping Call Bob or Sally Island Residents 239-565-7438, sanisal186@gmail.com WWW.HOMEWATCHSANIBEL.COMRS 1/4 CCTFN ADRIANAS CLEANING SERVICETotally honest with a passion for perfection. Home and condo. 239-839-3984 adrianabolen8919@hotmail.comRS 1/18 PC 2/22 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 239-878-4472RS 1/4 CC 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 1/4 BM TFN LUCYS CLEANING SERVICESResidential cleaning,Free estimate,1st time 10% off. Weekly, biweekly, monthly, one time only... *Sanibel-Captiva-Fort Myers* LET US DO YOUR CLEANING 4U :)) Call Lucy239-245-4903NS 1/18 CC 2/8 SCARNATO LAWN SERVICELawn Service, Shrubs and Tree Trimming Weeding, Installation of Plants, Trees and Mulch (one month free service available) Joe Scarnato (239) 849-6163 scarnatolawn@aol.comNS 1/18 CC TFN MARINE/BOAT DETAILINGAffordable Marine Detailing We make your boat look new again! Great rates and friendly staff, call Dockside Detailers today for a free estimate! 239-400-1177.NS 1/25 CC 2/1 GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION YARD SALEYard sale, twin beds, some furniture, skateboard,odds n ends Sat, Feb 2 9am1PM at 1118 Schooner Place, Sanibel.NS 2/1 CC 2/1 LOSE WEIGHT SAFELYWant to Lose Weight Safely and Naturally? We May Be Able to Help Contact Dr. Constance Clancy(Behavioral Health and Wellness Counselor)and Dr. Robert Fisher(Chiropractic Physician)At Island Chiropractic Center 239-472-6032 For A Free ConsultationNS 2/1 CC 2/00 DOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800RS 1/4 NC TFN BOATS FOR SALE21-ft. Steigercraft, 115 Yamaha with 450 original hours. Rolls aluminum trailer. $11,100. Call 239-466-3649.NS 1/25 CC 2/8 CASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280 RS 1/18 CC 3/8 LOST AND FOUNDLost Ladies Watch Make: Brighton Area of Mucky Duck on Captiva Island Lost on Dec. 10, 2012 around noon If found call: 941-639-5395RS 1/4 CC TFN AUDI2006 A-4 turbo. Loaded, mint. 46,700 miles. $16,700. Call 631-379-4157 or 239-243-8043. Must see! Beautiful car! NS 2/1 PC 2/1 CARETAKER APARTMENTCaretaker Apartment available on West End of Sanibel. 1 bedroom 2 bath on canal. Very nice unit. Caretaker duties include yard, pool, house, etc. Great Opportunity. Call 472-3603.NS 2/1 CC TFN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTSKIMBALL BABY GRAND PIANO Black Satin 5 4. Original Owner Who Rarely Used It, 25 Years Old, Excellent Sound And Condition, With Bench. Great Piano. $5,500. OBO. 239-281-4179NS 2/1 CC 2/22 HUGE ESTATE/JEWELRY SALEVALENTINES JEWELRY SALE30% off all consignments! NEW WEEK NEW SALES! Large OLD indoor lighting xtures Remington Bronzes Whitehead Prints Rauschenberg Memorabilia SeaShells Tiny Italian Mosaics Chinese Snoofs Taxco Mexican Southwester & Peruvian OLDER 925 Sterling Silver Jewelry Earrings Rings Bracelets Necklaces Vast array ONE OF A KIND uniquities! Sanibel Consignments 2431 Periwinkle Way 472-5222, www.sanibelauction.com RS 1/25 CC TFN FOR SALE AMERICAN LEGEND BLACK DIAMOND MINK COAT $1,500. Call 443-9187NS 2/1 CC 2/1 FURNITURE FOR SALEChinese Lacquer China Cabinet $600 Mahogany Dining Room Suite $500 Three Korean Lacquer Chests $75ea Chinese Hand Painted Silk Screen $150 Two Large Creme Sofas $100 ea Four Beige End Tables $25ea Bamboo & Glass Dining Room Table $50NS 2/1 CC 2/1 VINTAGE ARCHITECTS STORAGE CABINETCustom-built of solid wood, this is a very well-made, sturdy piece. Made to t in a corner, it will stand upright or on its side. Bottom side is un nished. Great for holding wine, blueprints, etc. Measures 351/2 x 38 x 301/2 Each square opening is 37/8 x 51/4 Needs a cleaning and has some scratches on the outer sides, but this is a gorgeous piece that will clean up well. Asking $200. Please call 239-297-2557.NS 2/1 NC TFN FOR SALEQueen Size Bed: Like New Simmons Maxipedic Mattress & Box Spring, Frame & Contemporary Metal Headboard. Also 6+Bicycles & Several Roller Blades Etc. Call 239-472-9366.NS 2/1 CC 2/1 MOTHERS HELPERSeeking part time help with 2 children for an Island based resident ONLY. Please send reference/experience & contact information to: sanibelmom73@hotmail.comNS 2/1 CC 2/15 CUSTOMER SERVICEKAYAK LAUNCH ATTENDANT at 900 Tarpon Bay Rd. Rent kayaks, bikes, boats and do general maintenance in a team environment. Full and part time avail. Applications available.NS 2/1 CC 2/8 CUSTOMER SERVICESALES ASSOCIATE to work in the nature gift shop at Tarpon Bay. Enjoy customer service and helping visitors in very busy environment, experience with POS. Applications at 900 Tarpon Bay Rd.NS 2/1 CC 2/8 37B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013


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 . . . . . . . . . . .677-7299 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) . . . 472-232938B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 1, 2013 HELP WANTED HELP WANTED HELP WANTED3883 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.org RS 1/4 NC TFN VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDAt The Sanibel School Call Michelle Wesley 239-910-8000RS 1/4 NC TFN VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDVolunteers needed for the After School Program which runs Mon.-Th, 2:30 3:15 pm call Linda Reynolds 472-1617RS 1/4 NC TFN SERVERS ASSISTANT SERVERS LINE COOKIL Tesoro Ristorante, 751 tarpon Bay Rd. Sanibel Now hiring; Servers, Assistant Servers and Line cook Email resumes to: iltesoro@me.com or ll out applications between 11-2 daily.NS 1/18 NC TFN HELP WANTEDBillys Rentals hiring. Assist customers with rentals, must be friendly & have drivers license. Email your quali cations to Robin@billysrentals.com or stop by 1470 Periwinkle to pick up application.RS 2/1 CC 2/1 HELP WANTEDJerrys Foods is looking for an experienced waiter or waitress. Must be available Days, nights, and weekends. Call Mark or Tami 472-9300 NS 2/1 CC 2/22 CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS Read us online at IslandSunNews.com POSTAL SERVICE TO FILL LOCAL JOBSLee, Collier & Charlotte Counties The U.S. Postal Service is looking to ll positions. These positions are temporary but could lead to permanent employment. The position of City Carrier Assistant is a new category of non-career employees. City Carrier Assistants are used to carry mail for routes where the regular carrier is not available. City Carrier Assistants perform the same duties as regular letter carriers with a few differences. They do not receive full bene ts or a pension and there is no set route or guarantee of 40 hours per work week. Salary and bene ts include $15 an hour and paid vacation days and eligibility for health care bene ts as required by law, or after the rst 360-day term. For years, the U.S. Postal Service has used transitional employees to ll carrier needs. Some transitional employees have been with the postal service for years. Applicants must be 18 years or older. Applicants must have a valid state drivers license, a safe driving record, and at least two years of documented driving experience. Quali ed applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Services requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S.citizen or have permanent resident alien status. Applicants must apply online. Those who are interested in the position must apply online at www.usps.com/ employment by Sunday, January 27.NS 2/1 NC TFN HELP WANTEDAdministrative Assistant with excellent computer & analytical skills. Able to work pro actively with fellow employees as well as high net worth clientele. Strong communication, organization & multitasking skills. Disciplined work ethic & impeccable character are crucial. Fax resume to The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company @ 239-472-8320 or email to bhouston@sancaptrustco.com. NS 2/1 CC 2/1




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