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FEBRUARY SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:09 6:16 7:09 6:17 7:08 6:17 7:07 6:18 7:07 6:19 7:06 6:19 7:05 6:20 VOL. 20, NO. 33 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA FEBRUARY 8, 2013 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com Museum To Celebrate Calusa Indians HistoryOn Friday, February 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is joining the state of Florida in celebrating Florida 500, commemorating the Spanish landing on Florida shores in 1513. Juan Ponce de Leon landed in the general area of Sanibel and made contact with the indigenous people, the Calusa. The Calusa and their origins are not well understood, even today. Estimates of their population at the time of the Spanish landing range from 10,000 to several times that number. The Calusa have been dubbed The Shell People, and huge mounded waste piles of seashells, known as middens, can be found on the sites they inhabited throughout coastal Southwest Florida. Their population was decimated first by the Spanish explorers and later by European diseases. The few remaining families fled to Cuba, where they were assimilated into the general population and became extinct. Our museum is fortunate to have Calusa artifacts discovered at the Wightman Dig on Captiva plus an olive jar from a Spanish shipwreck. These are on display in the Rutland House, said Museum Manager Emilie Alfino. The day begins with artist Luc Century introducing his ornament etched with a Calusa dolphin designed exclusively for the museum. He will be at the museum that day to speak and sign the ornament boxes. Tour guides will talk about the continued on page 32Shell Point Welcomes Back Barbary Coast Dixieland BandShell Point Retirement Community will welcome the Barbary Coast Dixieland Band to perform on Tuesday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are required and the concert will take place in the Church Auditorium on The Island at Shell Point. We are so happy to welcome back The Barbary Coast Dixieland Band because they are such a popular group, said Dawn Boren, director of resident life for Shell Point Retirement Community. Every time that we have had them at Shell Point, they have received excellent reviews and attendance. They always manage to get audience members toe-tapping to every song they play, and offer a vibrant energy that visitors can feel from the stage.continued on page 32 Barbary Coast Dixieland Band Calusa toolClassical And Blues Come TogetherCorky Siegels Chamber Blues will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 16 at BIG ARTS. Chamber Blues is a genre-defying musical ensemble merging the sparkling qualities of classical music with the emotional, melodic style of blues within an intimate chamber setting. The Chicago Tribune writes, Blues and continued on page 32 Corky Siegels Chamber BluesRemote Auction At Refuge Is Open To AllTickets for the Cuckoo For Ding Trailgate Party fundraiser on February 15 have sold out, but organizers say even those who cannot attend will have an opportunity to bid on all auction items, including the signature Jim Sprankle Mangrove Cuckoo sculpture. Attendance to the event is by reservation only, but those who havent reserved can contact me to place their bids, said Birgie Vertesch, executive director of the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS), which hosts the event. All auction items are listed at www. dingdarlingsociety.org/auction. To send in their top bid on any of the items by email, bidders should contact firstname.lastname@example.org. To bid on starred items by phone, call Vertesch at 292-0566. New auction items include a mixed media art quilt wall hanging by Carol DeCesare titled Anhinga on Sanibel. Previously on display in the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, it incorporates fabric, foil, angelina, beads, yarn and thread painting. continued on page 32 Sanibel artist and naturalist Randon Eddy painted this Adirondack chair donated by Ace Hardware
2 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 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 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 Ford Escape Will Be On The Auction BlockA sport utility vehicle with incredibly low mileage highlights a list of items that will be sold to the highest bidder at the Captiva Civic Associations 2013 ABC Celebration auction and dinner next month. According to Paul Garvey, executive director of the Captiva Civic Association, the pristine 2007 Ford XLT front-wheel drive Escape has only 15,200 miles on it. He said the vehicle, donated by Gaye and Jim Pigott, has a manufacturers suggested retail price of $24,880. It features: Green titanium metallic exterior paint Tan leather trim interior Anti-lock brakes A three-liter Duratec V6 engine 16-inch aluminum wheels A towing package Front-end fog lamps This XLT model has all of the extra features you could want, Garvey added. It is a one-owner car that has been garaged the whole time on Captiva. That one owner is Captivan Gaye Pigott, who, along with her husband, Jim, generously donated the vehicle. Jack Cunningham drives the vehicle a few blocks from his home to the Captiva Post Office, where it is often displayed on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings when 2013 ABC Celebration T-shirts are sold. It drives like new, the civic association president said. And it even still has a new car smell to it. The interior looks like no one ever sat in it. The car will be one of more than a dozen items that auctioneer Tommy Williams will have up for bid at the 2013 ABC Celebration event, Thursday, March 7, at 6 p.m., at The Sanctuary Golf Club on Sanibel. Garvey said invitations are being mailed for the gala event, which includes a gourmet dinner with an open bar and musical entertainment. Tickets for the dinner and auction are $90 per person. Anyone wishing to request an invitation can call the Captiva Civic Association offices at 472-2111. This year, proceeds will go toward remodeling and expanding the Captiva Community Center. That project includes a major increase in the size of the meeting hall, new headquarters and a museum for the Captiva Historical Society, expanded space for Lee Countys Captiva Memorial Library branch, a new roof and renovation of housing for the resident Captiva Sheriffs deputy and family. Jack Cunningham with Ford Escape Ford Escape poster Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
3 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 SCCF Annual Open House Is February18February 18 marks the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundations 35th annual open house. It is also Presidents Day, a school holiday. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., SCCFs Nature Center will have its doors and trails wide open. At 1 pm, Mark Bird Westall will give an update on the islands eagles. Starting at 11 a.m., there will a special marine exhibit with some of the hidden creatures of the sea grasses and shallow bays that hug the north and western shores of Sanibel and Captiva. Marine biologists will demonstrate some of the newest technology now available to anyone with a smart phone or Internet connection. When the local TV stations report the wind blowing at less than five miles an hour and you see white caps, you know their weather station is not looking at the same place you are. Three of SCCFs RECON units are now equipped with weather stations. Get the real wind speed and direction a half mile off the Sanibel Lighthouse or in the intracoastal near Redfish Pass. Staff will be on hand to help you get quick links to this vital information for any boater or avid sheller. SCCF herpetologist and sea turtle and bird biologists will have special handson exhibits including some of the more friendly snakes that can be found in this area. Childrens crafts and SCCFs traditional hot dogs and lemonade will be available. Chefs Wally and John bring almost 20 years of experience to the grill and Joan, ever stalwart, takes on the task of chopping the onions. At 11:45 a.m., the 26th annual Nature Sounds Contest will be open for your best hoot, cackle, moo and tweet. There are age categories for the children. Last year it was not just any rooster, it was a great imitation of a Rhode Island Red that brought out the laughter. For over 45 years SCCF has been preserving coastal habitat and aquatic resources. After its first 10 years of land acquisition, members decided it was time branch out and invest some its resources into education and creating a native plant nursery. Since then the Nature Center has welcomed countless residents and visitors to learn more about the abundant wildlife and unique habitats of Sanibel and Captiva. SCCF is at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Whats Happening At The House In 2013 Telephone: (239) email@example.com 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Dance Series DatesFeb. 22 Wedding House Party Fabulous Fun At This Shotgun Wedding 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 am $12 members $15 guestsSanctioned Duplicate BridgeTuesday at 1 pm $8Painting Wednesday 12-3 pm $25 Tim Dorsey Discussing and Signing The Riptide Ultra-Glide $25.99 Monday, February 11 From 1-2pm Tim Dorsey was a reporter and editor for the Tampa Tribune from 1987 to 1999, and is the author of fifteen novels. 1571 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-5223
4 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 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 One-Woman PerformanceThe Community House will host a luncheon and one-woman performance by Rusty Brown on Thursday, February 28. Browns performance, 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. Among her many insights: Clothes are right when they push something out, hold something in, or cover something up; and Martha Stewart is crazy when she says an outdoor brunch for 60 is doable. From the writings of experienced women we learn that 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. This event is being sponsored by Sanibel Holiday. The Community House, 2175 Periwinkle Way. Tickets for members are $20, guests $25. Luncheon, featuring chicken Caesar salad, begins at noon, with Browns performance to follow at 1 p.m. Call The Community House at 4722155 to make reservations. Author/entertainer Rusty Brown Returns to Sanibel The Community House Seeks Volunteers For Busy SeasonThe Community House is entering the second half of its season with a line-up of events scheduled for February, March and April. In February the house will be the scene for the 76th annual Sanibel Shell Festival, a Wedding House Party and a Rusty Brown one-woman show ( What Ive Learned From Witty Women). In March it will host a Swamp House Party and another one-woman show performed by actress Joanna Olsen ( Wallis-Simpson Royal Obsession). In April it will feature a Soul and R&B House Party. The house will also be the setting for its usual busy schedule of club meetings, classes and service organization fundraisers, including the Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair, the Chamber of Commerce Expo, the Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner and the Lions Club Arts & Crafts Festival. To help keep things running, volunteers are needed to help with ticket sales and administrative support. Volunteering at the house is a great way to serve the community and to meet new people with lots of different interests. Another way islanders can provide important support is by becoming a part of the Sanibel Community Association, the member-supported non-profit organization that owns and operates The Community House. Call 472-2155 or visit sanibelcommunityhouse.net. The Community House will be home to a busy schedule of events in coming months Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
5 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Raffle Tickets Are On Sale NowFor a donation of $5 each or three for $10 you can be a part of a raffle to benefit The Community House. The tickets are being sold and the items are on display at The Community House. Tickets can be purchased 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The drawing will be held on Saturday, March 9 at 3 p.m. You do not need to be present to win. The raffle atems include: The Flower Garden A 10 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. The items can be viewed at the Community House. For more information visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net, call 472-2155 or visit The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. Ideas For An Island Picnic submitted by Cathy Cameron, Sanibel Public LibraryCome join in at the Sanibel Public Library on Valentines Day, Thursday, February 14 at 10 a.m. for a special program. The librarys own Betsy Eidem will share Ideas for an Island Picnic, complete with recipes, stories and ambiance. There is no charge for this program and it is open to all. The library is at 770 Dunlop Road. For more information call 472-2483 or visit www.sanlib.org. Island picnic fare Thomas & Judith Addison Jim & Linda Best Jim & Jeanine Bradford William & Sue Breda Ray & Mary Buck Pete & Connie Bukowick William & Mary Christison Richard & Lois Codair Gordon & Jill Coughlin Alan & Adrienne Cross Mike & Carol DiCorpo Dorothy Donaldson & Aaron Cohen Jim & Sally Duffy Tom & Barbara Dunham Carol & Kenneth Gertsen Muriel Goss Jim Hall Pete & Janet Halliday Mike & Tanya Hochschild Martha Langbo Marcus & Barbara Low Tim & Julie ONeill Wayne & Gayle Pence Dan & Gerri Perkins Richard and Nathalie Pyle William & Stephanie Rahe Isabella Rasi Nancy & Sergey Siegel Ann Marie Sprotte Deborah Staley Jacqueline Tooter Rodney & Gerry Verblaauw Norma Walley Jack & Ann Wellauer Patricia Whitaker Penny Wilkinson Blair Wyatt & Dennis BerryThe Sanibel Historical Museum and Village recently held its annual fundraiser and it was a huge success. The nancial support of local businesses and the amazing increase in the number of individual sponsors this year were the main reasons for this success. Our mission of preserving the history of this beautiful island is gaining in importance for more and more people. We appreciate the support of the Sanibel community as we undertake the renovation of Shore Haven and its Caretakers Cottage.Historical Village Thanks Its SponsorsAdventures in Paradise Emilie Al no Catherine & Ed Anderson Baileys General Store The Bailey Matthews Shell Museum Sheila Barboza Kathy Baughn BIG ARTS Billys Bikes Pete and Connie Bukowick Cape Nails Salon Captiva Cruises Kay Casperson Cips Place Congress Jewelers Gordon Coughlin Adrienne Cross Dorothy Donaldson The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Richard L. Faris Eileen Fisher Floral Artistry Gavins Ace Hardware Geez Leweez Sherry Halleran Maddy Hanlon Her Sports Closet J. McLaughlin Jane Holder Huxters Market Il Tesoro Il Cielo Island Book Nook The Island Cow Island Girl Boutique Island Pharmacy Key Lime Bistro Lighthouse Caf Luc Century Matzaluna Dottie and Ed Miller Moon Price Myra Roberts Nannys Childrens Shoppe Paula Newton Nory McNelis at 2 Islands Gallery Norm Zeiglers Fly Shop On the Edge Over Easy Caf Theresa Padula Pavel and Blackwood Tennis Academy Peach Republic Pearly Vine Gerri and Dan Perkins Photo to Video Creations Helen Reagan RS Walsh Landscaping Rinaldi Shoes Rosies Caf & Grill Rosemary Ryan The Sanctuary Golf Club Sand Castle Gifts Sanibel Day Spa Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory Sanibel Fire Department Sanibel Historical Museum and Village Sanibel Home Furnishings Sanibel Island Book Shop Sanibel Marina Sanibel Olive Oil Sanibel Public Library Sanibel Resort Wear Sanibel Sea School Sanibel Seashells.com Sanibel Sprout Sanibel Tropical Wines Sanybels Finest Shiny Objects Ada Shissler Anita Smith Spa at Tween Waters Spatini Susan Sadler Susan Schmidt Thistle Lodge at Casa Ybel Three Crafty Ladies Toys Ahoy Traders Store & Cafe Tween Waters Inn Jean Turney Why Knot Wilford & Lee William Wilson Fine JewelryThe Sanibel Historical Museum and Village thanks the following friends, merchants and businesses for donating items to our Its Paradise ... Because auction:Gold Plus Sponsor Wayne & Linda Boyd Gold Sponsors Fred & Maria Fielding Robert & Jane Holder Denny & Barbara Jones Ed & Dottie Miller Rob & Patty Moore Silver Sponsors Bud & Virginia Albertson Edward & Catherine Anderson Bill & Gail Bachman Roland & Gail Garlinghouse Mardi & Bill Glenn Allan & Elise Hall John & Deborah LaGorce Wanda Malone John & Lynn Muskoff Chip & Nancy Roach Todd & Karen Roberts Linda Seifert Richard & Jean Turney Daniel & Shirley Valentine Alex Werner & Karen Storjohann Larry & Judy YenkoleThank You To Our Wonderful Individual SponsorsCorporate Gold Sponsors Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille The Sanctuary Golf Club The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company Corporate Silver Sponsors Bank of the Islands Barrier Island Title Services Edward LaMotta, MD R.S. Walsh Landscaping Sanibel Captiva Community Bank Sundial Beach ResortCorporate Master SponsorBaileys General Store Bronze Sponsors
ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 20136 Art League Paints For FISHMembers of the Sanibel-Captiva Art League (SCAL) are gearing up for another art display to benefit FISH of Sanibel, Inc. (Friends In Service Here). Over the past few weeks, members of SCAL have been working hard developing their creative pieces of art. Artists are challenged to use a Baileys General Store green recycle grocery bag as their canvas, and in past years have created some wonderful artistic creations. The bags will be collected at a meeting of the Sanibel-Captiva Art League to be held on February 13 at The Community House at 9 a.m. The art league will be hosting the Art Council of Southwest Florida for this meeting when the entries will be viewed for the first time. Under the coordination this year of Pat Baker of the Sanibel-Captiva Art League, the finished pieces of artwork will go on display for several weeks at Baileys General Store. Members of the community will be encouraged to bid on their favorite entries and the proceeds from the silent auction will go to the FISH organization. From left: Maggie Goldsmith, FISH director of operations., Maggi Feiner, executive director of FISH, Pat Smart, San-Cap Art League president, Pat Baker, SCAL project chair Causeway Park Gets ADALee County Parks & Recreation has made improvements to Sanibel Causeway Island A the island along the popular causeway that is closest to the bridge so people who use wheelchairs can better enjoy the beach. The east end of Island A now has a Mobi-Mat, which is a roll-out surface that makes beaches accessible to people in wheelchairs. An ADA-accessible picnic table and landscape enhancements also went into the area, which is known as Petes Point, named for devoted Lee County Parks & Recreation staffer Pete Schroat, who died unexpectedly in 2011. The cost of the Moby-Mat was defrayed thanks to a donation from park patron Brad Piper of Fort Myers, who is fond of Petes Point and who uses a wheelchair. Im originally from Illinois and so was Pete, and we struck up conversation when Id see him out there working on the area. That became my favorite spot to go, Piper said. Schroat was a senior maintenance specialist for the department. For more information about the Causeway beach or other beaches, visit www.leeparks.org. 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgALBERT MEADOW ANTIQUES 2075 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL239-472-8444Invites You Tojoin us & meet Andria LieuAndrias Washable Jacket & Tank Sets are Perfect for Travel. Andria has many styles and fabrics from which to choose. Andria Lieu Trunk ShowThursday, February 21st 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
7 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 A Raffle To Make Your Dreams Come TrueAs part of its annual fundraising efforts to support operations, The Community House has announced a raffle featuring three unique prizes and, with only 300 tickets to be sold, a heightened chance for being one of the lucky winners. Prize #1 is a dream vacation in the beautiful wine country of the Cote dOr area of Burgundy, France. The winner of this prize will enjoy a weeks stay in a charming, fully equipped, three-bedroom guest house in the lovely village of Santenay for a party of up to six people. Your activities for the week will be personalized for your interests by custom tour organizer Hidden France. You can chose to tour exclusive wineries, visit local historical and cultural sites, go bicycling in the countryside or dine in award-winning restaurants. (This prize is ground package only and does not include air travel.) Prize #2 is a $2,000 gift certificate from Congress Jewelers in Periwinkle Place, where you can find a new piece of designer jewelry to pamper yourself or a stunning gift sure to delight that special someone in your life. Congress Jewelers has an array of fine jewelry and watch brands to choose from, including many designer lines. In addition, their famous Sealife by Congress collection is now available in its own boutique at Periwinkle Place, featuring its line of shell-inspired jewelry and nautical creations in 14k gold or sterling silver. Prize #3 is an airline trip of your dreams, with two round trip tickets on JetBlue to any destination served by their system. You can choose a getaway to the bustle and glamour of cities like New York, Chicago or San Francisco, or an exotic locale like Grand Cayman, Turks & Caicos, Barbados or Santa Lucia. With award-winning service and a reputation for quality, JetBlue will deliver you there in style. Raffle tickets are $100 per ticket and are on sale now. Only 300 tickets will be issued. You can purchase your tickets at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way; Bank Of The Islands, 1699 Periwinkle Way; or Congress Jewelers in Periwinkle Place Shops. The drawing will be held on Saturday, April 13, 8 p.m. at The Community House (during the Soul and R&B House Party). You need not be present to win. Prizes must be used within one year of the drawing. Proceeds from the raffle are used entirely for operating expenses of The Community House. For more information visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net, call 472-2155 or visit The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. Church 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. Wear a Noahs outfit and bring a friend. Door prizes will be given. For more information call Charlotte Mallory at 288-5820. Two round trip tickets to any JetBlue destination A week in the lovely wine country of Burgundy, France Sanibel-Capva Kiwanis Presents: S SPAGHETTI DINNER 2013 SPAGHETTI DINNER 2013 Beneng Island Youth Scholarships and Charies A real Italian Feast, with pasta, meatballs, our famous sauce, salad, toasted garlic bread, wine and soda. ALL YOU CAN EAT, PLUS MUSIC AND DANCING! ALL YOU CAN EAT, PLUS MUSIC AND DANCING! Saturday, Feb. 23 at Sanibel Community House Saturday, Feb. 23 at Sanibel Community House Dinner Served: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Music, Dancing Rae & Aucon: Unl 10:00 PM Admission: $8.00 in advance, $9.00 at the do or; Children under 10 eat free Tickets available from any Kiwanis mem ber or at: Bank of the Island s, Baileys General Store, Periwink le Park, Big Red Q Prinng Dinner followed by Rae and Live Aucon. Dinner followed by Rae and Live Aucon. Join your friends in the quest for interesng and oeat treasures from Island merchants, rest aurants & services. Spaghe Dinner 2013 Supported By These Fine Sponsors: Bank Of The Islands Bank Of The Islands Sanibel Capva Trust Company Sanibel Capva Trust Company Baileys General Store Baileys General Store The Sanibel Bean/Sanibel Air Condioning/San ctuary Island Electric Barefoot Charlies Painng/Island Photography/Billys Bike Shop/Lazy Flamingo II A $2,000 Gift Certificate at Congress Jewelers in Periwinkle Place
8 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 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 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 Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com Spotlight On CHRsubmitted by Claudia BurnsThe first time Emilie Alfino crossed the causeway, she knew she wanted to spend the rest of her life on Sanibel. Seven years later, she realized her dream thanks to CHR. After moving from Syracuse, New York in 2002, Alfino worked on the mainland until she was hired in 2005 as a reporter to cover Sanibel City Hall. Unable to afford rental rates on the island, she commuted daily from North Fort Myers. Even when she became executive director of PURRE (People United to Restore our Rivers and Estuaries) in 2007, she still had the long commute. Finally, in 2009, Alfino qualified for CHRs new LEO (Limited Equity Ownership) program. She bought one of CHRs homes, and quickly became the President of the LEO Homeowners Association. Once she lived on Sanibel, job opportunities opened up. As a history buff, she was thrilled to become the manager of Sanibels Historical Museum and Village in December 2011 and inherit the office Francis Bailey had occupied for many years in the old Baileys General Store. She was even more thrilled when Francis asked her to help him write his biography, a labor of love which will be published later this year. Alfino has good reason to be grateful to CHRs Coastal & Island Community Land Trust. Buying a home on Sanibel which she could never have done without CHRs help has changed her life. Not only does she have a wonderful house, plus the job of her dreams, she can now participate in our community as only island residents can. Alex Werner, President of the Sanibel Historical Museum, said, As an amateur historian whos lived on Sanibel for many years, I know things have changed dramatically on the island since it was first homesteaded in the 1880s. But one thing has not changed, and I hope it never will the caring nature of our community, neighbors looking out for neighbors. CHR exemplifies this concept, and its affordable housing program makes it possible for the museum to utilize the many talents and interests of key employees and docent volunteers to carry out our mission. 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 Saturday, February 9. For more information, stop by the CHR office, located at 2401 Library Way, or call 4721189. Emilie Alfino at her computer in Francis Baileys old office Museum manager Emilie Alfino on the verandah of Burnap Cottage at the VillageShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email email@example.com
9 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 ERYTHING USTB F es e Ret ail Pr ice lPrice d O Sl t S Sa u JEWELRY ARTISANS OF FINE After 33 years on Sanibel I s land, F ran and Ron are retirin g and C L OS IN G THE D OO R S F O RE V ER Dont miss this opportunity to purchase miss this opportunity to p ne jewelry and custom designs at... jewelryandcustomdesigns ne jewelry and custom designs at... e jewelry and custom designs 455 P ERI W IN K LE WA Y A A S ANI B E L I S LAN D 2 39. 472 .55 4 4 M ONDA Y-S A A AT U RDA Y 10:00AM-5:00PM, A A SU NDA Y 11:00AM-4:00PM A A A ll Ma j or Cred i t Cards and Layaways Accepted Di scounts O ff Or igi nal Reta i l / Su gg ested Reta i l Pr i c e sJEWELRY ARTISANS OF FINE ed On O Sel ect e Select e se M Mer M r ch ch cha ch c ndis er ch h ha c 4 A R T I S AN S O F FINE FEBRUARY EVENTS AT SANIBEL COMMUNITY CHURCHALL ARE WELCOMESaturday, February 9: Sanibel Community Band Patriotic Concert: 4 p.m. A love o ering will be received for families of fallen soldiers. Free Refreshments Following the ConcertSunday, February 10: Gary Smalley Speaks on Relationships: 8, 9 and 11 a.m.At 4:00 p.m. Dr. Smalley will conduct a 2 hour seminar on the DNA of Relationships. A light dinner will be served. A love o ering will be received to support Gary Smalleys Ministry.Sunday, February 17: Renowned organist, Diane Bish in Concert: 4:00 p.m.Come enjoy an afternoon of powerful organ recital. Free and open to all!Sunday, February 24: Summit Christian Pre-School Banquet and Violin Concert: 6 p.m.Reservations are required for this annual scholarship fundraiser for the pre-school. Come enjoy an unforgettable evening of delicious food, incredible violin musicand help young families.Sanibel Community Church1740 Periwinkle Way 239-472-2684 www.sanibelchurch.com Optimist Club Wine And Food FestivalIslanders and visitors are invited to share in an evening of wine, food, music and fun at Sanibel Uncorked Wine and Food Festival, presented by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club. The charitable event benefits kids needs such as cancer care and scholarships. Local wine distributers will select and provide a fine wines for sampling during the festival and also will have wines available in the silent auction. Several food preparation demonstrations are planned with a bite of the results for the guests. Among the chefs is Matt Asen of Timbers Restaurant. Chef Karl Hamme of Baileys Catering and Prepared Foods Department will also present a live cooking demonstration. Chef Hamme is in charge of preparation of the festival hors doeuvres. Music will accompany the silent auction. Some of the silent auction items include nights at several local resorts, golf at local courses, boat trips, an airplane sightseeing trip, special dining opportunities, unusual artwork, In addition to the wines and fine auction items, Lily & Company will be offering a store full of beautiful jewelry, some at discounted prices. Sanibel Uncorked will be held on Thursday, February 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Lily & Company, 520 Tarpon Bay Road (across from Baileys General Store). Free valet parking will be available. Tickets are a $30 donation ($25 for designated drivers) and are available at Baileys General Store, the Sanibel Caf in Tahitian Gardens, the Sanibel Captiva Community Bank and Lily & Company. Tickets also will be available at the door on Thursday, February 21 beginning at 4 p.m. For more information, call Stan Howard at 472-0836 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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FAX number: (239) 395-2299. E-mail: email@example.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 LysiakISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201310 Council To Hold Workshops On Commercial Propertiesby Anne MitchellThe Sanibel City Council will schedule a public workshop to generate some real dialogue on definitions, goals and scope for the redevelopment of the islands older and in some cases dilapidated commercial properties. Mayor Kevin Ruane laid out a plan to the council on Tuesday to tackle what he called one of the more difficult issues we have ever had to deal with. Council has pledged to help island businesses. Last year it set this mission: To establish and maintain a vibrant and healthy commercial district, consistent with the Sanibel Plan, that provides for the needs and services of Sanibels residents and visitors. But thats easier said than done, given the citys strict building and development codes. Setbacks and other building restrictions render many properties, especially along Palm Ridge Road, virtually ineligible for major remodeling or reconstruction. However, both city officials and members of the community are cautious about making changes to the land development code, which is credited with keeping the island as pristine and unspoiled as it is. Councilman Marty Harrity said the word to use was not change but improve. But he added, We can come up with the greatest ordinances in the world but if the property owners dont want to do anything Ruane says he wants to limit the first workshop to four hours and wants the city manager to set it up it for as soon as the councils schedule allows. The council voted unanimously for that action, with Councilman Jim Jennings absent due to illness. Council Nixes Idea To Increase Sidewalk Salesby Anne MitchellWell, it was a nice idea but Sanibel merchants dont want more sidewalk sales than they already have. The city council had supported the idea as a way to help businesses, but on Tuesday it shelved a plan to allow merchants to hold almost twice as many sidewalk sales each year, after hearing from the chamber of commerce and a spokesperson for the operator of a large number of shopping centers on the island.Under the proposal, retailers and restaurants that sell non-food merchandise would have been able to have sidewalk sales on 67 days a year currently its 37.Barbara Harrington, representing RLR, which owns 38 commercial rental units, some weeks ago told the planning commission that the islands small businesses operate on low profit margins, which shrink even further when they discount their merchandise for sales. She said she prefers rules that dont make us look like a discount district. And on Tuesday, Ric Base, president of the Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce, told the council that his government affairs committee had determined we were happy with the status quo. Island Kids To Play Babe Ruth League Baseballby Anne MitchellSanibel City Council on Tuesday gave local youngsters the go-ahead to play ball! in a new baseball academy. The council unanimously approved a Babe Ruth Baseball League proposal for developing The Sanibel Baseball Academy. The academy will operate at the Sanibel ballfields adjoining the school and city recreation center. Proposing the project was local attorney and coach Charles Phoenix. The academy will start off with a trial period of nine months, after which both sides will be able to evaluate its progress. To establish it as an independent program, City Manager Judie Zimomra asked that the organizers of the not-forprofit league pay a minimal sum. Mayor Kevin Ruane suggested $50 and offered to donate the cost, saying he was certainly in favor of doing this. Councilman Doug Congress said as a father of three, I have driven a lot of miles off island so my kids could play competitive sports, he was all for it. It will keep kids on the island, he added. 2242 Periwinkle Way, Unit 1 Sanibel Island, FL 33957(239) 472-6868www.normzeiglers yshop.comHours: Monday-Saturday 9-5 Sunday 11-4Ad typos not valid. Specials available while stocks last. No double discounts.Come in and share your fish stories.FLY CASTING CHAMP TO HOLD TFO DEMOChampion fly caster Dave Johnson from Indianapolis will conduct a demonstration and instruction session for TFO Rods Sunday, February 10, 1-3 p.m. at Norm Zeiglers Fly, Bait, and Tackle Shop. Snacks and refreshments will be provided free of charge. Johnson is known far and wide as a world-class caster and instructor and for the fly he invented, the Petticoat Streamer. He currently works with Temple Fork Outfitters promoting the brand nationwide. Also attending will be TFO representative Guy Tillotson from Naples. Norm Zeiglers shop is a full-service fly fishing store and also carries spinning gear and bait. It features Sage, TFO, Redington, Rio, and Simms equipment and apparel, as well as many other brands. Complete fly fishing outfits starting at $119. Spinning outfits starting at $29.95.
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12 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10 AT 6:15 P.M. 15100 SHELLPOINTBLVD. FORTMYERS, FL 33908 CALL(239) 454-2147for information or visit www.shellpoint.org/seasonofpraise to get tickets. THE VILLAGE CHURCH AT SHELL POINTPAUL: A PRISONER OF PASSION a dramatic presentation by British actor, David PayneThe apostle Paul is under house arrest in Rome and is locked in his room by a Roman soldier guard. Even though the apostle faces a very uncertain future, he remains in good spirits and quick to rejoice in the events of the past and his hope of the future. Using dialog taken almost entirely from the New Testament, the Bible takes on a new, thrilling dynamic as this drama unfolds. Tickets Just $10 Facials Natural Nails PedicuresBaileys Center 2439 Periwinkle Way 239-233-7061Find out why everyone is calling it one of Sanibels hidden treasuresCall for your moment S spaValen nes Gi Cer cates Available! 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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:8 a.m. Traditional Service with Communion9 a.m. Contemporary Service with Kids Church10:45 a.m. Adult and Youth Sunday School classes; 11 a.m. Traditional Service with Choir. Childcare available at all services. SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST: 2050 Periwinkle Way 472-0497 The Rev. Dr. John H. Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Rev. Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor Sunday Worship Services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel Service, 9 and 11 a.m. Full Service, with Sunday School and Nursery Care provided. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Masses 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass Wed., Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m. Communion Service Mon. and Tues. 8:30 a.m. Confession first Saturday of the month 9 a.m. by appointment. Holy Days 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 email@example.com. SHERWOOD AND BETTY FINLEYSherwood H.K. Finley, longtime resident of Gulf Pines, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2010. A graduate of Yale University, he served as a Naval fighter pilot in World War II. After the war, he pursued a career in fashion illustration and fine art in New York City. Betty B. Finley passed away at her summer home on Lake George on July 2, 2012. After graduating from Mills College, she went to work for IBM in New York City, where she met Sherwood. After raising two children, Betty returned to work as a high school math teacher until the couple retired to their Florida residence on Sanibel Island in 1975. Both Sherwood and Betty enjoyed many years of involvement with the islands nature conservation efforts. During one period of extreme coastal erosion, Betty spear-headed a landmark decision, which required EPA, state and local government agencies to permit a major beach re-nourishment project to save residents homes. And in the early days of Gulf Pines, Sherwood and other members of the neighborhood worked to landscape and plant the entry and communal areas. Both Betty and Sherwood worked for many years as guides and supporters of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, and were also supporters of CROW, an island-based organization for the care and rehabilitation of wildlife. In addition, they pursued a life-long love of art. They both studied ceramics and made pottery at their studio in Gulf Pines. Sherwood taught art appreciation classes at his studio, where he continued to paint, draw and to make mobiles until shortly before his death. In 1996, BIG ARTS hosted the first retrospective of Sherwoods artwork. They are survived by their children, Michael and Sandy Finley, and their granddaughter, Harriet Alexander. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 23 at 1 p.m. in the Sanctuary of the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, with a reception to follow. MEMORIAL SERVICE Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
Island520 TARPON BAY ROAD (ACROSS FROM BAILEYS) SANIBEL, FL 33957 239-472-2888 | LILYJEWELERS.COM JEWELERSVOTED cooe JEWELRY STORE IN THE NATION DiscoverTRUNK SHOWTUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 DAY LONG EVENTEnjoy a day in the tropics with special guest Denny Wong as we celebrate this internationally renown jeweler. Relax with Hawaiian themed fare and refreshments as well as a display of Denny Wong's entire collection. Award-winning designer Denny Wong uses the natural beauty of Hawaii as inspiration for his innovative designs. Detail, craftsmanship and quality are hallmarks of his work.reasures 13 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013
14 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Mardi Gras ServicesThe Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ will be marking the last Sunday before the Lenten season with two special celebrative services in the spirit of Mardi Gras. The services will be held at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. on Transfiguration Sunday, February 10, at the church, 2050 Periwinkle Way. Both services will feature the Blue Dirt Dixieland Jazz Band as well as balloons and beads. This is our second time celebrating Mardi Gras Sunday with the Blue Dirt Dixieland Band. Their energetic sound gave a special boost to the morning, notes Senior Pastor John Danner. In many parts of the world, the days or weeks before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent, are observed as festive times, most notably in New Orleans, where Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) is marked by parades and parties. Mardi Gras was a time for cleaning out all the fats before the Lenten time of fasting, hence the name, Fat Tuesday. The Blue Dirt Dixieland Jazz Band is a traditional New Orleans-style band made up of musicians from Southwest Florida. The players include: Phil Blanchette, trumpet; Dave Killkelly, clarinet; Howard Bacon, trombone; Judy Harrington, piano; Dave Thorton, tuba; Wes English, banjo; and Tom Cooley, drums. We play up-beat, feel good music, notes tuba player Dave Thorton. We like one another; we like to play together. The bands name comes from a term used for especially fine soil in the Deep South, said to be so palatable that it is sometimes eaten like candy. The public is invited to attend either service. For more information visit www.sanibelucc.org or call the church office at 472-0497. Blue Dirt Dixie and Jazz Band Program To Feature Madeleine AlbrightDue to popular demand, Temple Bat Yam and the Sanibel Congregational Church will once again jointly sponsor a video screening Live From New Yorks 92nd Street Y. The program will take place in Fellowship Hall of the Congregational Church at 2050 Periwinkle Way on Sunday, February 17 at 7 p.m. This video will feature an interview with Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State. Dr. Albright, a Czech-born refugee, became the first woman ever to hold the post of United States Secretary of State. She served from January 1997 to January 2001 in President Bill Clintons second administration, after having been United States Representative to the United Nations starting in 1991. She was an active participant in some of the most dramatic events in U.S. history from the pursuit of peace in the Middle East to NATOs humanitarian intervention in Kosovo. Dr. Albright has written a memoir in which she shares her remarkable story and provides an insiders view of world affairs during a period of unprecedented turbulence. The event will include a Q & A period and refeshments. An $8 donation is suggested to cover the cost of the program. Madeleine Albright 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 p S eason Sp onsor 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 Palin Original 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 8 PM Runs Through February 16 2 PM Mat in e F eb 6 $ 42 C hild 17 & Under $ 20 Its a WOW! The Island Sun Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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16 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Island Winds CoiffuresHAIR SALON FOR WOMEN & MEN 695 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel Promenade 472-2591"Let us Pamper You!"LINDA MARISA JEANNE JOSEPHINE FEATURING FACIAL THREADING BY JOSEPHINE FEATURING FACIAL THREADING BY JOSEPHINE( b btnf) NEW CUSTOMERS ALWAYS WELCOME!Featuring Manicures Pedicures Cuts Color Perms 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! Renowned Organist To PerformSanibel Community Church welcomes Diane Bish, the most visible and influential classical organist performing today, on Sunday, February 17 at 4 p.m. Recording artist, composer, conductor and international television personality, Bish displays her virtuosity and showmanship to international acclaim. A consummate church musician, Bish served as senior organist and artist-inresidence at the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale for over 20 years. While at Coral Ridge Church, she led the design of the 117-rank Ruffatti organ, distinguished as one of the great organs in America. Bish launched the international television series, The Joy of Music which boasts over 500 episodes featuring famous cathedrals, concert halls, churches and organs. This outreach to the general public on behalf of the organ, and Bishs longevity as a leading recitalist, distinguishes her in the world of music. In 1989, Bish was awarded the National Citation, the highest honor of the National Federation of Music Clubs of America. Bish shares this distinction with such legends as Leonard Bernstein, Eugene Ormandy, Van Cliburn, Robert Shaw, Irving Berlin and Fred Waring. Admission is free. For more information, call Sanibel Community Church at 472-2684. Band At Sanibel Community ChurchAll are welcome as the Sanibel Community Band will be performing a powerful afternoon of patriotic music honoring our veterans and troops on Saturday, February 9 at 4 p.m. in the Sanctuary of the Sanibel Community Church. The concert will include many dynamic marches, as well as stirring patriotic pieces. A love offering will be received for families of fallen soldiers. Refreshments will be served following the concert. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). For more information, call 4722684 or visit www.sanibelchurch.com. Diane Bish Dr. Smalley At Community ChurchOn Sunday, February 10, veteran Marriage and Family Counselor Dr. Gary Smalley will give sound Biblical counsel on how to develop and maintain healthy relationships so we can be more effective as Christs ambassadors. Dr. Smalley will speak at all three morning services, with a seminar from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday evening (child care will be provided). Dr. Smalley is one of the countrys best-known authors and speakers on relationships. He is the author and coauthor of 52 best-selling, award-winning books and videos, impacting over 12 million peoples lives through his books. In 40 years, he has spoken to over two million people in live conferences, and has appeared on national televisions programs such as TBN, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Fox News & Friends, Larry King Live, NBCs Today Show as well as numerous national radio programs such as The Sean Hannity Show, Focus On The Family, The Oliver North Show and many more. One of Dr. Smalleys new books, Change Your Heart, Change Your Life is based on five years of new extensive research. With people struggling with over 300 addictions, countries in war, pornography and sexual addictions at an all-time high, and the highest divorce rate in the world, change is critical. His book provides the most practical principles on truly changing your life. For more information, call 472-2684 visit www.sanibelchurch.com. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). Dr. Gary Smalley BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva IslandShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email email@example.com Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
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ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201318 ANTHONY ANK MALECHAA Celebration of the Life of Anthony Ank Malecha will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the American Legion of Sanibel Island. His daughters, along with family and friends, invite everyone that knew him to join them.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 studying 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, Anthony 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, along with his brother Ken, he 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 4 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; 5 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 at his home in Fort Myers at the age of 56. A memorial mass celebrating Anthonys life was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 2 at the Church of St. Dominic in Northfield, Minnesota with Fr. Dennis Dempsey officiating. Interment is in Calvary Cemetery, Lonsdale, Minnesota. All of his RAM employees were considered honorary pall bearers. Arrangements were with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www. northfieldfuneral.com. MEMORIAL SERVICE (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 Its not a diamond or even Its not a diamond or even a rose, but a gift for you, a rose, but a gift for you, for your fingers and toes! for your fingers and toes! Gift certificates! Gift certificates!
19 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 CROW Wonders Of Wildlife Program Tells Behind The Scenes StoriesCROW, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, 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 8 Why Animals Come to CROW Do you ever wonder why and how animals wind up at the Clinic for the continued on page 37 Lesser scaup In An Octopuss Garden with You VENUS COMB MUREX SPONSORS Adventures in Paradise Baileys General Store Gretchen & Dennis Delman Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grill Barbara & Richard Hansen Island Inn John Grey Painting Law Office of Janet Strickland, PA Lily & Company Jewelry Gallery Marilee & Garwin McNeilus Myers, Brettholtz, & Company, CPAs Sue Ann Pirsch The Sanctuary Golf Club The Timbers Restaurant & Fish Market Tween Waters Inn PRECIOUS WENTLETRAP SPONSORS Bank of the Islands Richard Famiglietti & Nancy Pierce Heidrick & Company Insurance Jensens Marina & Cottages Linda & John Kramer Lee County Electric Company Murty & Monk, Attorneys Owen-Ames-Kimball Co., Engineers Royal Shell Vacations & Real Estate Sanibel-Captiva Community Bank Stroemer & Company, CPAs Traders Store & Caf VIP Realtors UNDER THE SEA 2013 The Bailey-Matthews Shell Mu seum would like to than k everyone who made Under the Sea 2013 a HUGE success! GRAND SPONSOR GRAND SPONSOR: SANIBEL-CAPTIVA TRUST COMPANY
20 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 15951 CAPTIVA DRIVE TWEEN-WATERS.COM RESERVATIONS: 239.472.5161 x421 JASON MILLER, MAN IN CHARGEOF THE FRONT. Say hello to Jason Miller, newly appointed Food and Beverage Director (and man in charge of the front of the house) at TripAdvisors top Captiva restaurant, the Old Captiva House. Its Jasons job to make sure your dining experience from our top-rated Old Captiva House and Crows Nest, to memorable weddings and events is every bit as spectacular as our sunsets, from service to satisfaction. Ask for him by name. 15951 CAPTIVA DRIVE TWEEN-WATERS.COM RESERVATIONS: 239.472.5161 x421 JASON MILLER, MAN IN CHARGEOF THE BACK. While youre here, be sure to say hello to Jason Miller, longtime Executive Chef (and man in charge of the back) at the Old Captiva House. Its Jasons job to make sure his kitchens creations exceed your expectations for creativity, presentation and most of all, taste as they do the hundreds of TripAdvisor critics who rate us number one for dining, weddings and events. Ask for him by name. Maybe by title, too. Sanibel-Captiva Conservation FoundationShorebird Walks At The Sanibel InnMeet your SCCF guide poolside 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 and will be held Tuesdays at 5 p.m. February 5 and 19, March 5 and 19; Wednesdays at 8 a.m. February 13 and 27, March 13 and 27.Beach Walks At Historic Island InnMeet your SCCF guide in the parking lot of Island Inn at 3111 West Gulf Drive at 10 a.m. Take a walk on the beach to identify what the local tides, currents and winds have deposited. 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 and takes place T uesdays, February 12 and 26, and March 5 and 19 at 10 a.m.. Endangered Species TalesFlorida has 133 animal species and 565 plants listed as threatened or endangered. Come and learn about local listed species like the smalltooth sawfish, Kemps ridley turtle, the eastern indigo snake and a group of rare plants found by Calusa Indian mounds. Observe Indie, the endangered indigo snake who lives at the nature center. Endangered Species Tales will take place on Tuesday, February 12 at 10 a.m. The cost of the program is $5 with SCCF members and children free. Take a guided walk on the nature center trails or visit the butterfly house after the program.continued on page 24 Beach Walks Endangered Species Shorebird Walks
21 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Birds Eye ViewAnother Success Story?by Mark Bird WestallWell, it looks like the federal government will once again claim that an endangered species is doing better in a humanoriented world. In December of last year, Dan Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announced that his agency wants to declassify (they call it reclassify) the wood stork from endangered to threatened. His justification for this change in status is because in the 1970s, the wood stork had declined to about 5,000 nesting pairs (mostly in Central and South Florida) from an estimated 20,000 pairs in the 1930s. Consequently, in 1984, the Fish and Wildlife Service had put the species on the endangered species list and happily, by 2009, wood stork numbers had rebounded back to 12,000 nesting pairs. Also, their breeding range had expanded into North Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and as far north as North Carolina. Sounds like a success story, right? Time for (re)classification. Maybe not so fast. If you want to find a law that protects natural resources in this country that is the most disliked, that law would be the Endangered Species Act. This is because those with the real power in this country and quite a few of the rest of us cannot understand why human interests and priorities should take second fiddle to the survival of species that nobody really cares about. What? What do you mean nobody cares about endangered species!?! I suggest that the reason endangered species have so little political support in this country is because most of our endangered species are species we dont shoot; they are almost always non-game species. When I was a kid growing up, my dad gave me my first insight into this phenomenon when he told me, If you cant eat it or hunt with it, what good is it? (He never has understood what I am all about.) Now, you might think that my dads philosophy was just an old farmers mentality or pioneer ethic, but I think that same perception of the value of wildlife is why our government allows some species to reach endangered status while ensuring others survive. I shock people when I tell them that if we really wanted to increase the odds of manatee survival, we should probably hunt them! Sounds like I am crazy, doesnt it? Well, it wouldnt be the first time Ive been called that. I wouldnt really promote that we hunt the manatee. But if we did, I can almost guarantee that the controversy about speed limits on motor boats would virtually disappear if we hunted the manatee; or at least, it had the potential to become a hunted species. Not only would the government feel less guilty implementing speed limits everywhere manatees were found, but even the fisherman could understand that they had to slow down because other humans wanted to hunt them. As it is, they find it difficult to understand why they have to slow down since the manatees only value rides on the fact that animal-lovers think they are so ugly, theyre cute. Originally, there was no management of our wildlife resources in this country. The belief was that wildlife would always be there for us to utilize. And so the hunters hunted into extinction species like the passenger pigeon and almost wiped out the bison. But eventually, early conservationists like J.N. Ding Darling and Aldo Leopold realized that if hunters were not regulated, North America would become a virtual biological wasteland. The animals we hunted for commercial and recreational purposes were perceived to have value and, therefore, needed to be managed for use by future generations. Thus, the original use of the duck stamp came into being. And that philosophy is the reason why many people from up north today believe that most wildlife is doing just fine when they say, Why, we have white-tailed deer coming out of our ears! Canadian Geese are everywhere! Wild turkeys are coming back! Why, we even have black bears coming through our neighborhoods! Those are all game species. The value of hunted species and the need for serious management was particularly realized in Florida concerning the American alligator. Hunted for its hide and meat, the species became critically endangered and was headed for extinction by the 1960s. But because of its commercial value and resulting management, the alligator has made an unprecedented recovery in the state, with an estimated population of 1.3 million in the year 2012. Think how many people want an alligator swimming around the lake in their backyard (even many who live in environmentally-friendly communities like Sanibel dont want those animals there). But the State of Florida actually manages alligators to breed in our neighborhoods. No matter how much people complain about a gator, the state will not send out a trapper until the animal is old enough to have a marketable hide, which also means that he has, hopefully, bred in that residential pond for a few years before he is harvested. That way the alligator species can be continued on page 41 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 Park
22 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Reservations Required for All Cruises All Cruises(239)472-5300Cruises depart from beautiful Captiva Islandwww.captivacruises.com Call for departure timeTHE BEST WAY TO SEE THE ISLANDS IS FROM THE WATER 10 a.m. Island Cruise to Useppa Or Cabbage Key Adventure Sailing Cruises 4:00 p.m. Dolphin Watch Cruise Beach & Shelling Cruise Sunset Serenade Cruise with Island Musicians 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" Jean Quinn, Kim Whitehurst and Anne Aldrich of Maine and New York found a helmet shell, albino lightning, whelk and 36 alphabet cones on Tarpon Beach and Bowmans Beach while staying at Pine Cove. They said Each one was a thrill to find! Shells Found Jean Quinn, Kim Whitehurst and Anne Aldrich Audubon Bailey Tract Bird WalkThe next Sanibel-Captiva Audubon bird walk will be Saturday, February 9 at The Bailey Tract. Please note the new place to meet. Take Island Inn Road across from Baileys and meet at the back entrance to the Bailey Tract at 8 a.m. Free parking is available in the field. These bird walks are open to the public and all levels of experience. A $2 donation is appreciated. Call Hugh Verry at 395-3798 for details. Common yellowthroat Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org 579-0235 BreakfastLunchDinner 2761 West Gulf Drive Reservations Accepted Credit Cards Full Liquor Early Dining 4:30-5:30 PM B reak f ast L unc h D i nne r 27 61 West Gulf Driv e Reservatio n s Accepte d C redit C ard s Full Liquor Early Dining 4:30 5 :30 P M 2 E Hit the Lounge 4 PM S S Wbtntf Arbftb Mf Stbb, Ft Mbt Bb, FLFLORIDAPIRATECRUISE.COM 800-776-3258Sfb Ctb Ptb Ptb Ctbt F Sbtb Bt$5 OFFWITH THE PURCHASE OF 2 FARES. NO OTHER OFFERS APPLY LIMIT 4 PEOPLE EXPIRES: 2/28/13 SUN13
23 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Lemonade Stand For CROWEleven-year-olds Grace Kerns and Emily Burkhart set up a lemonade stand in their neighborhood so they could donate the proceeds to help the patients at CROW, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. From left: CROW Business Director Ava Hinojosa, Executive Director Steve Greenstein, Grace Kerns, Emily Burkhart and CROW Development Strategist James Robinson PETE CLAPP a Silver Chest Promotion P.O. Box 291021 Tampa, FL 33687 1-813-228-0038 $1 OFFwith this adat theSanibel Community House2173 Periwinkle Way ANTIQUE ANTIQUE SHOW SHOWonSanibel Island We Are Back! Saturday, February 9 Saturday, February 9 th th 10am 5pm & Sunday, February 10 Sunday, February 10 th th 11am 4pm $6 6 Both Days Both Days One Admission One Admission 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! Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email email@example.com
24 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 From page 20SCCFGator And Crocodile Tales The Biology of Alligators and Crocodiles is an ancient tale of survival. On Wednesday, February 13 at 10 a.m., come to SCCF and learn about these living dinosaurs to ensure our safety and their survival on the islands. Alligator eggs hatch as a male or female depending upon the incubation temperature of each individual egg. Take a walk on the trails and see if you can find an old alligator nest. Cost of the program is $5 for adults with SCCF members and children free.Otter TalesNo one knows how many river otters live on Sanibel and Captiva. Come and learn about this large, aquatically adapted member of the weasel family. River otters are strong and graceful swimmers that capture the hearts of all who see them. If you are lucky, otters and otter scat can be encountered on SCCF trails. Otter Tales begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 14 in the SCCF auditorium. The cost of the program is $5 per adult with SCCF members and children free.Snowy Plover Program Watch where you walk -there are plovers on the beach. SCCF has been monitoring and staking the nests of this bird on Sanibel beaches for 10 years. Join SCCF biologists to learn about this threatened species and what you can do to protect their small nesting populations. Join SCCF biologist for the Snowy Plover Program on Thursday, February 14 at 2 p.m. in the SCCF auditorium. The cost of program is $5 with SCCF members free and children. continued on page 25 Mother gator carries baby on her head Otters Snowy Plover on eggs 1551 Periwinkle Way I 472-7242 Lunch 113 I Happy Hour 36 I Dinner 59:30Dinner reservations suggested DINING SHOPPING COCKTAILS AWARD-WINNING BISTRO CUISINE JEWELRY, CLOTHING, BOOKS & GIFTS FINE WINES, BEERS & HAPPY HOUR MENU Live! Danny Morgan & Friends! TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 8PM UNTIL... 1551 Periwinkle Way 472-7242 Lunch 11-3 Happy Hour 3-6 Dinner 5-9 Chris Workman Every Wed. 7-10pm Danny Morgan & Friends Tues. & Thurs. 7-10pm Live Music 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! If Our Seafood Were Any Fresher, If Our Seafood Were Any Fresher, We Would Be Serving It Under Water! We Would Be Serving It Under Water!
25 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 follow us on Thur., 2.07.2013 Wed., 2.13.2013 Fresh, Farm Raised Tilapia Fillets JerrysChicken Dinner8 Piece Fried Chicken, Your Choice of 3 Sides: Cole Slaw, Po tato S alad, or Macaroni SaladFloridaStrawberries16 oz. 14992/$5 599ea. Jerrys Cuban PaniniJerrysHotdog Buns8 Count209 lb.8291999ea.In SeasonOrchidsAssorted Colors scrumptious simple and save100lb. SCCF Weeds And SeedsLove native plants? Explore with Weeds and Seeds. W eeds and Seeds is a group of amateur botanists who enjoy finding and identifying native plants on Sanibel. Participants gather every Monday morning on the porch of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) at 8:45 a.m. The walks, lasting for two hours, are guided by a leader with a plant list. Destination habitats include beach, mangroves, and wetlands, as well as dryer inland areas. The walks are free but donations for SCCF are welcome; also, you may need parking money. Bring a hat, water, sun-block and comfortable enclosed shoes with socks. For more information, call Candice Ethridge at 395-9498.Island Inn Hosts Beach Walks The historic Island Inn will be hosting SCCF beach walks on Tuesdays at 10 a.m., February 12 and 26 and March 5 and 9. The guided walks will teach beachcombers to identify and learn what the local tides, currents and winds have left on the Sanibel beaches. The Island Inn is at 3111 West Gulf Drive. For more information call 472-1561. Call SCCF at 472-2329 for more information on these programs unless otherwise indicated. Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation is located at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Beach walks at Island Inn Island native, Scarlet milkweed Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
26 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 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 Come Celebrate With Us! 2 ND Folk Guitar on Patio 6-9 pm Marty Stokes & Captiva Blues Band 9 pm-Midnight LIVE ENTERTAINMENTEvery Wednesday KaraokeThursday, Feb 7thRobby HuttoFriday, Feb 8thBirthday Bash-See BelowAll New Ladies NightSaturdays w/DJ & Drink SpecialsNewSunday Jazz Brunch9am-1pm Live JazzHappy Valentines DayLive Music, Surf & Turf and Wine Bottle Specials Puns, Parodies And Prancing Knights In Musical ProductionFans of the popular British comedy group Monty Python can get a dose of laughter through the musical comedy Monty Pythons Spamalot, the Arthurian musical spoof that runs through February 16 at BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater. This highly irreverent parody was lovingly ripped off from the 1974 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The original 2005 Broadway production was nominated for 14 Tony Awards and won three, including the Tony for Best Musical. The story follows the adventures of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table on their quest to discover the Holy Grail. The history of the early Middle Ages and the history of American show business become comically intertwined. Add gratuitous tap dancing, pointless songs about songs, dreadful puns with rude Frenchmen and you have a musical glorified in its own goofiness. This production stars Jason Loete as King Arthur, John Ramsey as Sir Robin, Matthew Schmidt as Sir Lancelot and Elizabeth Urbancyk as The Lady of the Lake. Local favorites Robby May, Miguel Cintron and Trey Compton also return to Herb Strauss Theater to deliver the laughs of this international hit comedy. Bobby Logue, Production Manager of the Herb Strauss Theater said, This is the largest cast 14 actors weve ever assembled on this stage. There are about 150 complete costumes. Each of our six ensemble members alone has about 15 different looks. Several play roles of both genders, which always gets a lot of laughs. Performances of Monty Pythons Spamalot are 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday, through February 16, and a matine 2 p.m. on February 6. Tickets are $42, 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, with prices ranging from $25 to $36 per ticket. Groups of 50 or more receive a greater discounted ticket price. Call the Box Office at 472-6862 for tickets and Group Discount Rates for each show. For more information go to BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org or visit to www.BIGARTS.org. The French Knights photos by Nick Adams Lakers and Mrs Gallahad
27 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Caloosahatchee Oxbow And Riverlore Cruises ReturnJoin the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation for a riverboat adventure on the Oxbow and Riverlore Cruise to experience the historical Caloosahatchee on Sunday, February 17; this cruise has been added to the schedule due to sold out January and February cruises. This guided monthly cruise explores the meanders of the historic upriver Caloosahatchee. We follow the river back to a time when a waterfall served as the headwaters of the Caloosahatchee and settlers braved living amongst the wilderness. The 2.5-hour adventure begins by locking through the W.P. Franklin Lock in Olga. Heading east toward Alva, passengers will enter the historic bends of the river and revisit the activities of the pioneers who traveled the same river to find paradise. Stories of the settlements and their adventures are blended with an understanding of the rivers oxbows, the wild creatures that call it home and the challenges the river faces. The tour is guided by Rae Ann Wessel, a river researcher, long-time river advocate, historian and SCCF Natural Resource Policy Director. The vessel is the stable and spacious 47-passenger Manatee Rover pontoon boat that features daily manatee tours. All seats have a great view for taking photographs and bird watching. Cruises depart from the W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam off SR 80 in Olga. Cruise dates are all on Sunday: February 17, March 10, April 14 and Mothers Day, May 12. Cruises depart at 1 p.m. and return by 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person, with payment due at time of reservation. We also need the names of all passengers at the time of reservation. Call SCCF at 472-2329 for reservations. (Please note that reservations must be made by Friday, February 15 for the February 17 cruise. Space is limited.) See the Devils Elbow via SCCFs Caloosahatchee Oxbow and Riverlore Cruise Sunset/Moonlight Rookery CruiseThe Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) and Captiva Cruises are offering a cruise in Pine Island Sound to observe wading birds as they wind down their day and roost for the evening. Participants will visit secluded mangrove islands to witness a nightly migration and return to Captiva under the light of the moon. The cruise is on Wednesday, February 20. The cost is $40 per person, which will help support SCCFs Environmental Education Fund. Reservations are required. Call Captiva Cruises at 472-5300. Observe a nightly migration in the mangrove islands 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
28 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 We landscape for wildlifeWant more birds in your yard ...but dont know how to attract them? Butteries Gopher Tortoises Marsh Rabbits BirdsNative Plant Nursery Native Plant Nursery 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road (one mile west of Tarpon Bay Road) Mon. Fri. from 8:30 a.m. 5 p.m. Sat. from 10 a.m. 3 p.m. Phone: 472-1932 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.sccf.org 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 Artificial Reefs Of Lee County Program At Conservation Foundation Nature CenterMike Campbell is the coordinator of Lee Countys artificial reef program. Lee County has more than 20 artificial reef sites made up of materials like old vessels, concrete pilings, and even radio towers. All of this effort goes to supporting the local fishing industry. Campbell is now creating sonar images of each reef, with a towfish sonar resulting in images similar to aerial photography. Last summer, whale sharks were spotted off a new reef created by the sinking of the USS Mohawk and endangered Kemps ridley sea turtles were tracked around the reefs after red tide ran them out of the bay. On Friday, February 15, see those images at the SCCF Nature Center and learn more about Lee Countys artificial reefs. The program begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 472-2329 or visit www.sccf.org. Divers visit an artificial reef, abundant with marine life Birding At The Preserves On the second and fourth Mondays of the month experienced birders lead tours at two island preserves: The Community Park (Mariposa) Trail on city-owned land and Sanibel Gardens Preserves, jointly owned and managed by SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) and the City of Sanibel. Birders will see a variety of birds in a diversity of wildlife habitat. Botany enthusiasts are also welcome to help identify plants along the trails. All walks begin at 8 a.m. but the locations do vary. All outings are free to everyone. Please call SCCF at 472-2329 for more details. Schedule: February 11 Sanibel Gardens Preserve February 25 Community Park (Mariposa) Trail March 11 Sanibel Gardens Preserve March 25 Community Park (Mariposa) Trail Directions: Sanibel Gardens Preserve Enter Island Inn Road from Tarpon Bay Road and park on the side of the road near the trailhead or enter Island Inn Road from West Gulf Drive, park near road barrier and short walk to trailhead. Community Park (Mariposa) Trail is on conserved lands behind The Community Center and abutting Frannies Preserve. Meet in The Community House parking lot adjacent to the playground. White ibis photo courtesy of Clair Postmus
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ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201330 Persistence Pays Off Big Timeby Capt. Matt MitchellFinally, a cold front came through, dropping our morning low temperatures into the low 50s for the week. Although Im not a fan at all of the cold, after a balmy warm winter, this is much needed for our fishing. The way above average warm winter so far has had our fish tricked into an almost springlike pattern and really has them spread out in both spring and winter haunts. A week or more of this typical Southwest Florida winter weather will put the fish where they should be and hopefully making them much easier to locate and catch than has been the case this past month. This started to prove true out on the water this week Our mixed bag winter fishing continued, with variety being the word of the week. Sheltered creek fishing really lit up with the cold blast. Trips this week produced more and bigger sheepshead than we have seen so far this winter. Small creeks in the south end of Matlacha Pass and the mouth of the river held good numbers of big snook mixed in with the schools of three-pound-plus sheepshead. The crystal clear water at this end of our region made spotting fish from the tower a great way to locate and targe good numbers, although catching these big laidup snook was tough to say the least. Sight-fishing for the schools of sheepshead was a great option to bend the rod and go home with dinner after trying to stick it out for very few snook bites. In this clear water, free lining a shrimp was the best presentation for these sheepshead. With the water so clear, I even down-sized my usual 30-pound leader to 20-pound, which seemed to help. A long-shanked #2 hook hidden inside a live shrimp caught sheepshead as big as five pounds. Generally, sheepshead fishing does not excite me, but in these fast-moving tidal creeks on light tackle, these fish make for fastpaced action and a good fight. Look for these sheepshead schools laid out from the mangroves in the middle of the channels as they hang out over the oyster and shell bottom. Strong winds most days made flats fishing for trout tough. The few quality trout I did catch during a normal days charter came while working deep channels within close proximity of grass flats during the lowest tide periods. The trout, though not our target species, were all part of a mixed bag. Big live shrimp drifted along the bottom on a jig head caught a few 20-inch-plus trout, but it was far from a consistent bite. The clear water we will experience all month will really fire off the big trout bite once the winds lay down. Look for some of the best and biggest trout action of the year to be out on the shallow flats during sunny, calm conditions. The big fish of the week on my boat was caught right after the cold front while mixed-bag-fishing the Chino Island Channel. Joyce Danforth of Minnesota caught a snook which bested her husband Bobs personal best 36-inch, 15-pound snook of several years ago. Joyces 17-pound, 37-inch snook ate a jumbo live shrimp under a deep mangrove overhang on the first cast after we pulled up to the spot. The big snook put up quite the battle, which included a few dragscreaming runs back towards the trees, one jump all the way out of the water and a few big head shakes. Joyce did an awesome job to keep the fish somewhat under control and win this fight. Once it was boatside, I carefully brought the fat female snook onboard for a few quick pictures. After a minute or so of fully reviving the prize fish, we all watched her swim off unharmed. We had struggled a little bit for action most of the trip due to being on the back side of a strong cold front, so this one big fish really made this trip. Persistence and hard work had paid off. Not only had we reached our goal of getting enough fish filets for the four anglers to eat lunch at the Lazy Flamingo after the trip, but Joyce had landed one very impressive and memorable snook. Way to get it done, Joyce!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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org; or call Anne Mitchell at 395-1213. Joyce Danforth of Minnesota with her 17-pound, 37-inch snook caught while fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell this week ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. 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31 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 239.472.2328 www.sanibelthriller.comReservations are required Also Available for Private Charters Departing from Sanibel Marina 634 N. Yachtsman Dr. Sanibel Island S Db S Db Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Winner Seven Continuous Years Winner Seven Continuous Years Lunch & Dinner Lunch & Dinner 472-8138 472-8138 SANIBEL MARINA 634 N. Yachtsman Drive www.sanibelmarina.com 634 N. Yachtsman Drive www.sanibelmarina.com Sanibel and Captiva Islands Most Exciting Boat Tour Circumnavigating Sanibel & Captiva Islands with Dolphins SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots CROW Case Of The Week Rare American White Pelicanby Patricia MolloyThe American white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) is a rare and beautiful bird to behold. With a nine-foot wingspan, it is one of the largest birds in North America. While their plumage is white, their black flight feathers are visible when their wings are extended. Unlike the more common brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), the white pelican does not dive into the water for its food. It floats on the surface and scoops fish and water into its distensible gular (throat) pouch. It then holds its heads up to drain out the water, allowing the bird to swallow the fish. Large flocks of white pelicans can be seen on Fort Myers Beach and nearby St. James City fishing together, moving in a circle to herd the fish toward the center. He arrived with his mouth open, gasping desperately for air, said Dr. Heather. Radiographs confirmed signs of wing damage caused by a possible predator attack. We put an IV catheter in because he was depressed and hes been on CRI (continous rate infusion) fluids to treat his dehydration, noted Dr. Aundria. Supportive care includes being tube fed Piscivore Care, a formula designed to meet the metabolic needs of critically ill fish-eating seabirds. He is also receiving antibiotics, a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory and pain medication for his bruised wing. His breathing difficulties concerned Dr. Heather greatly. I know hes a candidate for Asper, she said, referring to Aspergillosis, a respiratory infection that can result from immune suppression related to a concurrent disease, malnutrition and stress. It is commonly seen in pet birds, but exposure to the spores can also sicken humans. While blood tests indicated that his white cell count is normal, Dr. Heather added, I still feel like hes at risk for Asper and I am monitoring him very closely. In order to be certain, the clinic would need to send blood samples to the University of Miami which is very costly. The Aspergillosis fungus is all around us, said Dr. Heather, but what is it that prevents us from getting it? A good immune system. Some birds and humans can be exposed to large amounts of Aspergillosis, but if they have a healthy immune system, their bodies will produce a sufficient antibody response and therefore ward off the disease. If you would like to help this beautiful and rare migratory bird on his road to recovery, go to CROWs website and make a small donation to patient #0142. 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 rare white pelican, patient #0142, is being prepared for his daily tub time and his first of two daily tube feedings. He has become much brighter and has begun preening himself.
32 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 From page 1Remote AuctionBids are already coming in for the Adirondack chair painted with birds by fine art painter and master naturalist Randon Eddy. Ace Hardware of Sanibel donated the chair. A portion of all auction proceeds will support the first-of-its-kind Mangrove Cuckoo Tag and research project at the refuge. The remaining amount 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 all of our auction prize donors for stepping up to support our important efforts toward research and habitat preservation, said event committee member and DDWS vice president Doris Hardy. Donors include: 50% Off Framing, Ace Hardware, Adventures in Paradise, Beach Foodies, Beachview Golf, Broadway Palm Dinner Theater, Luc Century, Cedar Chest, Captiva Cruises, Cips Place, Disney World, Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille, The Dunes Golf Club, Randon Eddy, Jerry Edelman, Toni Ferrell, Dick Fortune and Sara Lopez, Fresh Taqueria, Martha Graham, Judy Hicks, Il Tesoro, Island Therapy Center, Island Inn, Jerrys Market, Key West Express, Lighthouse Caf, Macintosh Books, Mangrove Cuckoo biologists, John McCabe, Walt McNairy, Paul Paglia and Jack Claypoole, Pinocchios Ice Cream, Marianne Ravenna, Recycled Origins, Myra Roberts, Barry Roth Attorney at Law, Tom Rothman, Sanctuary Golf Club, Sanibel Caf, Sanibel Seashell Co., Sanibel Island Bookstore, Sea World & Aquatica, Shell Point Retirment Community, Charlie Sobzcak, Jim Sprankle, Patty Sprankle, Tylor Stewart, Don and Lillian Stokes, Suncatchers Dream, Sweet Tomatoes, Tarpon Bay Explorers, Nancy Tome, Traders Store & Cafe, Tween Waters Inn, Kevin Vertesch, Chelle Koster Walton, Curt Will, Ralph and Jean Woodring. DDWS works to support J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuges mission of conservation, wildlife and habitat protection, research, and public education through charitable donations and Refuge Nature Shop proceeds. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566 or firstname.lastname@example.org. From page 1Calusa Indians HistoryCalusa culture and there will be showings of Domain of the Calusa, the University of Florida DVD from Dr. William Marquardt. The ornament, DVD, and other Calusa and Spanish explorerrelated items are available in the museum gift shop. In the afternoon, Karen Nelson of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, a Calusa enthusiast and board member of the Southwest Florida Archeological Society, will speak about Calusa mound exploration. While editing the San-Cap Islander some years ago, Nelson discovered the Calusa through an Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) tour to Mound Key and a Captiva Cruises tour to Pineland. She organized the 2004 CalusaFest on Sanibel, where archaeologist Bill Marquardt introduced his book The Calusa and Their Legacy. Nelson is presently the communications coordinator for SCCF and is doing research for a novel about the Spanish and the Calusa in the 1560s. Learn more at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full guided tours take place at 11 a.m. each day. The Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS) and is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is handicap access to all buildings. Admission is $5 for adults (18 and over). Members and children are free. For more information, call 472-4648 during museum hours. Calusa mask The Anhinga on Sanibel art quilt hung in the Florida Museum of Natural History From page 1Chamber Bluesrarefied classical chamber music might not seem like a match made in heaven until youve heard Corky Siegel bring the two together a crowning achievement. Under Siegels lead, The West End String Quartet and percussionist Frank Donaldson make up the Chamber Blues band. Chamber Blues is a juxtaposition of classical and blues flavors, said Siegel. I consider jazz to be a blend of classical and blues and I think George Gershwin certainly blended the forms in a beautiful way. With jazz, for instance, the blues seem to disappear into the classical and vice versa, turning up a third form called jazz. Siegel is internationally-renowned as a blues harmonica master, composer, pianist and singer/songwriter. He has written and performed works for the National Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony, and his music has been featured on several television series. His Chamber Blues Band earned a spot in 1998 on Billboards Editors Top 10 Picks of the Year list. He is the recent winner of a Readers Digest award for chamber music and the Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Award for Music Composition. Bill Kohlhaase of The Los Angeles Times describes Siegels Chamber Blues as, A genuine hybrid complex clever and ambitious, and the Pioneer Press declares the groups sound to be, A new form of music vital and compelling astonishing. Joining Siegel for this performance is singer/songwriter and folk musician Matthew Santos, who earned a Grammy Award nomination in 2008 for Superstar, a musical collaboration with Lupe Fiasco. General seating is $42, loge seats are $47 and student admission is $15. Corky Siegels Chamber Blues Benefactor Sponsor is John M. and Mary Jo Boler, Grand Patron Sponsor is The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company. BIG ARTS Pop and Jazz seasons lineup also includes Fred Hersch Jazz Trio (March 8), Cinema Toast: Celebrating The Music of the Movies (March 15) and Wendy Webb at the Herb Strauss Theater (April 1). All concerts begin at 8 p.m. at BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall, 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel, with the exception of Wendy Webb, who will perform at the Herb Strauss Theater. BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater is located at 2200 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. For tickets call 395-0900 or 4726862. Matthew Santos From page 1Dixieland BandThe Barbary Coast Dixieland Band has been performing for 40 years, was elected into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, and rated among the finest Dixieland Bands in the country. The band has played everywhere from paddleboats on the Mississippi to Nagasaki, Japan. The group is comprised of six talented musicians who play 18 instruments, and who are such versatile musicians that they occasionally swap instruments on stage without missing a note. Tickets for this concert are $15 each. To purchase tickets or receive additional information about this concert or other concert series, visit www.shellpoint.org/ concerts. If you have any questions, call 454-2067.
33 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Shawn Shaver and his family have a home on the island, but live in Ohio. During their monthly visits, Shawn and his dad regularly fish from the beach, always practicing catch and release. On Tuesday, January 22, in the afternoon between 2 and 3 p.m., Shawn caught two beauties and released both. He was fishing with light spinning tackle and live shrimp at Blind Pass. Shawn Shaver with sea trout Shawn Shaver with a snook Fish Caught Love Native Plants? Explore With Weeds And SeedsWeeds and Seeds is a group of amateur botanists who enjoy finding and identifying native plants on Sanibel. Every Monday morning, they gather on the porch of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF), at 8:45 a.m. Their walks, lasting for two hours, are guided by a leader with a plant list. Destination habitats include beach, mangroves, and wetlands as well as dryer inland areas. The walks are free but donations for SCCF are welcome; also, you may need parking money. Please bring a hat, water, sunblock and comfortable enclosed shoes with socks. For information, call Candice Ethridge at 395-9498. Island native, sea grape T HERES NO BETTER WAY TO SAY I LOVE YOU. J UST TRY SAYING IT WITHOUT YOUR MOUTH FULL. 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 8 & 9: Steve Wik and Soul Funk February 11 & 14: Captiva Crab Races February 12 & 13: Taylor Stokes This Valentines holiday, show that special someone just how much you love them with a romantic reservation to the landmark, beachfront Old Captiva House where Reservations encouraged: 239.472.5161 x421 | Public Welcome15951 CAPTIVA DRIVE 239.472.5161 TWEEN-WATERS.COM SHOULDNT EVERY DAY BE THIS GOOD? Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email email@example.com
34 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Va l entines Da y Februar y 1 4 th, 20 1 3 Featurin g live entertainment f rom 6 : 30p m to 9 : 30p m Dinner includes S ou p or S alad and Dessert. Now Accepting Reservations. View the f ull menu online M enu o ff erings include: Jumbo Gul f Shrimp Sto n e C r a b Cla ws S h e Cra b Bis q u e Ke y West Conc h C h owde r H and-Cho pp ed Ceaser Salad H ouse Ba b y Mixed Green Salad C hilean Sea Bass 16 oz. Bone in Rib E y e Whole Maine Lobste r H er b Roasted Veal C h op B lac k Grou p er File t Chateaubriand f or Two M olten Chocolate Lava Cake Warm Granny Smith Apple Cris p A 45-pound, 53-inch cobia was caught on a jig by islander Mike Cohn on January 25. He was fishing with offshore Captain Charles Sobczak in 100 feet of water over a ledge. The fish took 20 minutes to land and was one of two cobias caught that day. Mike Cohn Fish Caught An Inside Look At Wildlife Recovery The CROW Picture Show offers an insiders look at why critters come to the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, featuring photos of the wild animals who wind up there. Last year, Southwest Floridas only wildlife hospital cared for 3,583 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 will be held on Friday, February 8 at 11 a.m. in the CROW Healing Winds Visitor Education Center, 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for teens and 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 more information, call 472-3644 ext. 228 or visit www.crowclinic.org. Baby screech owl Baby screech owl perched on cage photos courtesy of CROW Alice Robinson of Colorado Springs, Colorado found a junonia and two alphabet cones on the beach at Gulfside City Park while staying at Pointe de Santebelle on January 19. It was the second junonia Robinson has found in 20 years of shelling. Shells Found Alice Robinson Treat Your SweetheartMake Your Reservations Now
35 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 A Sanctuary of Art in The Village Shops 2340 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Mon. Sat. 10:30 to 5 239-472-3386 www.watsonmacraegallery.comJEWELRY TRUNK SHOW!Featuring 3 Exciting Jewelry ArtistsCATHY CONN JEFF LEWIS ANDREA MORRISFEB 12, 13& 14TH10:30 AM 4:30 PMF ind a wonderful piece of artist made jewelry for yourself or someone equally special at our second Jewelry Trunk Show The gallery will be filled with fabulous jewelry such as authentic old-mine turquoise and coral from Santa Fe to sculpted silver pieces. Come see the exciting new designs and unique hand-formed, heart-felt pieces as well as meet the talented artists who created them. CURRENTLY ON EXHIBIT!February 5th to March 2nd, 2013Women's Stories IIALSO ON DISPLAYLUCYDIERKS& SANDYMORANLOVE, SANIBEL Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Presents Birding Safari ProgramOn Thursday, February 14, at 7:30 p.m. at The Community House, Jerry Connolly will present A Birding Safari Spectacular: Namibia and Botswana. Utilizing his own photos, Connolly will describe a remarkable trip with upclose views of many of Africas birds and mammals Namibia, in the dry southwestern corner of Africa, plays host to all three of Southern Africas great ecosystems: the Karoo in the south, the Kalahari in the east, and the driest of the three, the Namib, sprawling along the west coast. So, its not surprising that Namibia has some of the worlds best desert birding. Add the teak woodlands and riparian habitats of the Caprivi Strip and the waterways of Botswanas Okavango Delta, the worlds largest oasis, you have the makings of a fabulously diverse birding trip. Bustards, francolins, cuckoos, bee-eaters, rollers, sunbirds and birds of prey are all well represented. Connolly and his wife Janet opened The Audubon Shop in Madison, Connecticut in 1986, a mile from the famed Hammonasset State Park, becoming the states first birding store. The shop specializes in optics, international birding field guides, wildlife art and backyard birding stations. In the mid-90s, Connolly was invited to join the Swarovski Optik advisory committee for product improvement. The most stunning product to emerge from those meetings was the venerable EL binoculars, which became one of the best selling birding binoculars in the high end market. In 1996, the Connollys organized their first international birding trip to Costa Rica with customers from their shop. Since then, Connolly has conducted 31 international birding trips to Central and South America as well as to the African continent. He is past president of the Menunkatuck Audubon Society and has served several terms on the board of the Connecticut Ornithological Association. This is the seventh of nine Sanibel-Captiva Audubon lectures which are held on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at The Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. As always, all are welcome to attend. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and parking is available at The Community House as well as across Periwinkle Way 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 additional information, call Elaine Jacobson at 395-1878 or visit www.sancapaudubon.org. Jerry Connolly Lilac-breasted roller Jerry Connolly behind the lens African leopard
ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201336 Koresh Dance Company On SanibelBIG ARTS presents Koresh Dance Companys Twenty Years performance at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 9. Merilyn Jackson writes in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The finale was typically turbochargedbecause when the dust settles after a Koresh concert, you must leave bedazzled. Koresh Dance Company will present an eloquent and explosive program drawing from their 20-year history. General admission is $42, loge seats are $47 and student admission is $15. BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall is located at 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel. The Koresh Twenty Years performance Benefactor Sponsor The Ferguson Foundation and Supporter Hazel and David Barber. continued on page 40 Koresh Dance Company comes to BIG ARTS on Saturday, February 9 579-0807 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 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. 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 BV Coastal Estates Pinot Noir 750 ml. $9.99 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
37 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Orchid SocietyDramatic Dendrobiums will be the topic of the Monday, February 18 meeting of the Sanibel Captiva Orchid Society. The speaker will be Jim Roberts, owner of Florida SunCoast Orchids in Myakka City. The meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m. at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 2304 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Orchid novices are encouraged to be there at 1 p.m. to hear a member of the Orchid Society talk about the fundamentals of orchid growing. Participants are encouraged to come early to purchase orchids or to do so during intermission. Anyone with questions or an ill orchid that needs diagnosis can bring their plants to the meeting for Show and Tell. Members are invited to participate in a monthly show. Ribbons are awarded for best hybrid and best species orchids. Members and guests are also invited to participate in a monthly orchid raffle. Admission is $ for guests. Society annual membership is $20. For further information, call Nannette Lehr, 395-3327. From page 19WildlifeRehabilitation of Wildlife? Presented by volunteer Claudia Burns. Saturday, February 9 Owls of Southwest Florida There are five owl species native to Southwest Florida. You will learn about each, their hearing/sight adaptations and how CROWs medical staff treats and rehabilitates such patients at the hospital. Presented by staff member Rachel Rainbolt. Tuesday, February 12 CROWs Aquatic Patients: Freshwater and Sea Turtles Of the 26 turtle species native to Southwest Florida, 18 are freshwater turtles and five are sea turtles. Attendees will learn about the species and how CROWs medical staff treats and rehabilitates our patients at the hospital. Presented by volunteer Beverly Ball and staff member Rachel Rainbolt. Wednesday, February 13 Rescue and Release: A History of CROWs Patients. With his 13-year history of rescues, releases and patient support, Denny Toll will give an insight of CROWs efforts to save wildlife in addition to tips on how you can save wildlife in the community. Thursday, February 14 Clinical Rounds CROW operates educational externship and fellowship programs for undergraduate natural sciences and veterinary medicine students. Attendees learn what patients are currently in the hospital and how CROW students learn to treat over 4,000 patients a year. Presented by extern Russell Martin. For more information, visit www. crowclinic.org or call 472-3644. CROW is located at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel. 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 VALENTIN ES WEEKENDGive Him OYSTERSThe Gift that keeps on Giving!$1 Oysters at the Raw Bar Feb 14th703 Tarpon Bay Rd (239)472-HIKE Full Liquor Open 4 p.m. Midnight 7 days Happy Hour at Oyster Bar 4-6 p.m.* Winner Best Place to Watch the Games 2010, 2011, 2012! Thursday is Thursday is Sushi Sushi Night Night Friday is Friday is Lobster Lobster Night Night Oyster specials all weekend long!
38 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 MUSIC LESSONSJennifer ValiquettePrivate Instruction on Piano, Saxophone, & Flute Sanibel and Fort MyersPhone: 239-989-7799 Web: wwww.sanibelschoolofmusic.weebly.com Starling Chamber Players Perform At BIG ARTSBIG ARTS will present a classical concert featuring Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Starling Chamber Players on Sunday, February 17 at 3:30 p.m. BIG ARTS is located at 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel. Tickets are $32 for general admission; students and children are free with a paying adult. The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Starling Chamber Players uniquely combines the talents of two of North Americas finest chamber music instrumentalists with a group of worldclass students from the renowned IU Jacobs School of Music. The ensemble, co-directed by Professor of Violin Alexander Kerr together with Eric Kim, Professor of Cello, performs works from the great classics of the chamber music repertoire. The students are chosen, says Kerr, from both graduate and undergraduate ranks. Theyre among the very best. We choose students who are totally comfortable on their instruments so we can focus on artistic engagement, he added. Their program will include Dvork: Terzetto in C major, Op. 74 ; Anton Arensky: Quartet in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35; and Brahms: Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18. Kerr balances a teaching and orchestral career with worldwide solo and chamber engagements. He has also served as concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. He has collaborated with a number of the worlds top musicians, including Grammy Award-winning IU music alums Joshua Bell and Edgar Meyer. His numerous CD recordings include the Dvorak Piano Quintet and classical pianist Leif Ove Andsnes. Kim is considered by many as one of the finest orchestral, chamber music and solo cellists of his generation. He has appeared as a soloist with the symphony orchestras of Cincinnati, Denver and San Diego, and has collaborated with such conductors as Zubin Mehta, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski and Paavo Jarvi, and has performed with such artists as Pinchas Zukerman, Emmanuel Ax, Joshua Bell and Yefim Bronfman. Kim can be heard regularly at the summer festivals of Aspen, Bravo!, LaJolla and Santa Fe, and has made several recordings. Maintaining a distinguished reputation for the quality of its music programs and the professional preparation for its graduates, The IU Jacobs School of Music offers more than 1,100 performances annually. The IU Alumni Association is sponsoring the reception for this classical afternoon concert. Classical Afternoons supported by Grand Patron Series Sponsor Deborah and John La Gorce. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event information, including links to artists websites. To purchase tickets, stop by BIG ARTS or call the Marks Box Office at 395-0900. Alexander Kerr Eric Kim 2012-2013 Season OPERA CLASSICAL LECTURES DANCE POP & JAZZ LIVE THEATER VISUAL ARTS BALLET DANCE FILM BIG ARTS SCHEIN PERFORMANCE HALL FEBRUARY 8 17 SA 9 Koresh Dance Company .............................................. 7:30 PM SU 10 Island Jazz ......................................................................... 3 PM FORUM Lecture: William Dobson ............................ 7:30 PM M 11 Valentines Film Night & Reception ............................... 6 PM Film: Romantics Anonymous ............................................ 7 PM W 13 Southwest Florida Symphony .......................................... 8 PM TH 14 FORUM Lecture: Jane Harman ................................ 7:30 PM SA 16 Corky Siegels Chamber Blues ........................................ 8 PM SU 17 Starling Chamber Players, IU School of Music ........ 3:30 PM Community Theater Play Reading .................................. 7 PM Saturday, February 16 8 PM $42; Loge: $47 Child 17 & Under: $15CORKY SIEGELS CHAMBER BLUES WITH MATTHEW SANTOS Benefactor Sponsor John M. & Mary Jo Boler Grand Patron Sponsor 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
39 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 HOW DO I LOVE SEAFOOD?Let me count the ways!FISH LOVERS PLATTER CRAB LOVERS PLATTER SHRIMP LOVERS PLATTER Dinners for TWO from $59*Valentines Weekend Feb 14-16*Includes 1 appetizer, soup or salad and special entree Now Taking Now Taking Valentines Day Valentines Day Reservations! Reservations! Oyster Oyster Specials Specials Valentines Day Valentines Day Raw Bar Now Open 7 Days 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 Cards Guest Conductor To Lead Southwest Florida SymphonySouthwest Florida Symphony comes to BIG ARTS on Wednesday, February 13 for a concert led by guest conductor David Itkin. Tickets are $36 general admission, and $5 for children 17 and under. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall, 900 Dunlop Road. Call 395-0900 for tickets. The Southwest Florida Symphony is recognized as one of the finest ensembles in the region. The orchestra attracts the best musicians from across the country and continues to achieve new heights of expressiveness and virtuosity. The 2010-2011 season marked the symphonys 50th anniversary. The Symphony on Sanibel program will include Strauss: Prelude Capriccio; Beethoven: No. 4; and Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 with piano soloist Hyojin Ahn. There will be an encore performance on February 14 at the Village Church at Shell Point. Tickets are $20. Call 418-1500. The next Southwest Florida Symphony Symphony on Sanibel concert is Wednesday, March 13 at BIG ARTS. Southwest Florida Symphony David Itkin Hyojin Ahn TROLLBEADSTHE ORIGINAL SINCE 1976Every story has a beadSanibel Island Bookshop1571 Periwinkle Way | Sanibel, FL 33957 | 239-472-5223 Vb Dt Tnf SrFEBRUARY 12 R bn bn n with the purchase of a decorative clasp G Tn* with the purchase of any three Trollbeads *Free bead of equal or lesser value. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201340 From page 36Koresh Dance CompanyIn addition to their performance at BIG ARTS, Artistic Director Ronen (Roni) Koresh will visit Bat Yam Temple of the Islands at the Sanibel Congregational Church on Friday, February 8 for a special presentation after the 8 p.m. service. The evening will include a video, Focus On Israel, and a discussion led by Roni Koresh. 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. 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. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event information. To purchase tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, or call the Marks Box Office at 395-0900. Community Theater Play ReadingBIG ARTS launched a program for community theater and play readings of works by playwrights in Florida. All readings will feature local volunteer talent both onstage and backstage, there will be a talk-back after each reading. At 7 p.m. on Sunday, February 17 at BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall, Community Players will read The Growers by Kris Bauske, a drama set during World War II. The play reading will be directed by Robert Runck. The Growers is published by Play It Again, owned by Leon Embry, past president of Samuel French, Inc. Bauske is currently developing the screen adaptation of this stage play. Set in 1944, the play is the story of American teenager Martin Bosch, son of a wealthy owner of a rose-growing business. The War Department mandated the replacement of the one-of-a-kind roses with tomato plants to support the war effort, and Martins father believes the family legacy had been lost forever. Their foreman, a Jewish man named Isaac Feinstein, has a secret: he heard the rumors of the Fhrers Final Solution. Still, he agreed to work with the Nazi prisoners when they were brought to Illinois to help with the tomatoes. Seeing the difficulty the Germans had communicating, Isaac suggested to Martins father that the teenager come daily to tutor the prisoners and give them a chance for a better life in America. Martins experience and ultimate friendship with the captives changed his life and their outlook forever. But is it possible for trained Nazi killers to assimilate into the innocence of American society in 1944? Can friendship overcome the indoctrination of a lifetime? This story is based on actual events. Bauske was born in rural southwest Michigan, and she was active in theatrical productions throughout high school and college. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Michigan. She became a Technical Writer and lived throughout the Midwest before settling in Orlando, in 1994. Many of her plays receive their first readings at the Osceola Center for the Arts in Kissimmee, Florida. Bauske is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, the International Centre for Women Playwrights, and the Theatre Communications Group. She was nominated for the 2011 Francesca Primus Award presented by the American Theatre Critics Association for Outstanding Emerging Female Playwright. BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall is located at 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel. Tickets to play readings are $12 for adults and $5 for students. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event information. To purchase tickets, go online, stop by BIG ARTS or call the Marks Box Office at 395-0900. ZAGAT ZAGAT.COM R ate d b y : Fish Tacos! Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or email@example.com
41 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 From page 21Birds Eye Viewa renewable resource and in a few years the trapper can come back and harvest another batch.Because of the economic value of alligators, we will always have them in our backyards. But can we say the same thing for the non-game species like manatees and wood storks? The Fish and Wildlife has been under increased pressure for several years now to find some success with the Endangered Species Act. Its critics say it never works; species that get on the list seem to never get off. So, the next thing you know, more and more endangered species get reclassified. I guess I cant really blame the wildlife agencies for trying to present some good news from their nongame programs; I get more upset with our species as a whole who cannot appreciate the value of a species unless there is some sort of economic value placed on its head. But wood storks in South Florida (their historical stronghold) are not doing so well. At Corkscrew Swamp, which once boasted around 7,000 nesting pairs, hasnt seen a nest in the last six or seven years, according to Eric Draper of the Audubon of Florida. The pressure humans are placing on wood storks in South Florida may be forcing them to abandon this area and try their luck in more northern environments. The question is, will the storks a mostly tropical to sub-tropical species be able to sustain their numbers in these more northern, marginal habitats? I bet if we hunted wood storks, the government would not reclassify their status until it was absolutely positive the species was recovering! When my dad told me that only the species we domesticated or hunted had value, and realizing that he grew up in a community with a strong Christian background, I responded, Dad, what was the story of Noahs ark all about? I thought God said you need to have two of everything! I believe the story of Noahs ark is the first environmental story I ever heard. Even the people in biblical times understood the concept that diversity was necessary for a healthy environment; even the non-game species were important. Somewhere along the line, we lost that lesson. A former city council member and mayor, Mark Bird Westall has owned and operated Canoe Adventures, Inc. on Sanibel for over 33 years. Visit www. canoewithbirdwestall.com for more information. 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
ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201342 Monday Night MovieRomantics Anonymousby Di SaggauThe BIG ARTS movie for Monday night, February 11 is Romantics Anonymous, a romantic romp amongst the romantically handicapped. Chocolate factory owner Jean-Rene (Cannes Awardwinner Benoit Poelvoorde) has bad luck in love as well in his business. After generations of creating the chocolate that is craved by the entire country, the factory is on the verge of bankruptcy. It would take a miracle to keep it open and, as luck would have it, a miracle is knocking at the door in the form of Angelique (Isabelle Carre), a young woman with a problem just like Jean-Renes. She is terribly shy, so shy that she ducks her head when she walks by a statue. Encouraged by her Romantics Anonymous group she strikes out for a job at the chocolate factory. She is not only beautiful, she is a gifted chocolate maker. Through an unexplained mistake, Jean-Rene awards her the job as saleswoman and before you know it, Angelique wins first prize in an international chocolate competition. The factory is saved, but saving her relationship with Jean-Rene will be much harder. They are together, then apart, together, then a misunderstanding, then together, then confusion. Many episodes later, they find out the truth they were looking for all along. The film is perfect for those who love modern French romantic comedies. The film is cute and cozy with those marvelous French chocolates that you can taste all the way from the screen. Theres no sex, no violence, no mystery and no backstabbing. The film is as pure as the driven snow a good, old-fashioned love song that delivers delectable comedy. A special reception with chocolate and wine tasting, sponsored by Baileys General Store, begins at 6 p.m. A $15 ticket includes the film and reception; $8 for film only, which begins at 7 p.m. After the movie, there will be a discussion in Phillips Gallery led by Heidi Keevins. BIG ARTS Film Societys Monday Night Film Series presents a mixture of critically-acclaimed independent and foreign films and documentaries. After each movie, a group of film buffs leads discussions on Gainer Veranda, complemented by refreshments. Films are $8 and begin at 7 p.m. in Schein Performance Hall, located at 900 Dunlop Road. Films are shown in high-definition on a large screen with surround sound. Assistive listening devices are available. Sponsors are Bank of the Islands and Stan and Visnja Gembicki. Supporters are Sanibel Taxi and Jerrys Foods of Sanibel. For tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Call To Artists For Upcoming ExhibitBIG ARTS invites artists to submit entries for the juried Fine Crafts Exhibition. A call to artists for entries of original, fine art objects with a high level of craftsmanship. The juror is Anica Sturdivant, Interim Gallery Director at Florida Gulf Coast University. Entries must be entered for submission by Tuesday, April 2. Exhibit open in BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery from April 4 through 30. Awards will be given for first place ($500), second place ($250), third place ($125), the Gail Jones Ceramic Award ($125), two Merit Awards ($50 each) and four Honorable Mentions. The prospectus, information about awards and prizes, and other detailed information is available at www. BIGARTS.org. Phillips Gallery Patron Sponsor FineMark National Bank & Trust. For additional information about these exhibits, call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org or log on to www. BIGARTS.org. Dorsey At Sanibel Island BookshopTim Dorsey will be discussing and signing his latest book, The Riptide Ultra-Glide, on Monday, February 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Sanibel Island Bookshop, 1571 Periwinkle Way. Lovable serial killer Serge Storms is back and coming to the rescue of a Midwestern couple who arent finding Florida quite as charming as he does in Riptide Ultra-Guide, the 16th installment in Dorseys bestselling series. When newly unemployed Patrick and Barbara McDougal decide a vacation in Florida is just what they need to put life back on the right track, awful accommodations, a robbery, and a not-so-helpful police department make them rethink their decision to drown their troubles in paradise. Luckily, charismatic (and crazy!) tour guide Serge Storms and his sidekick, Coleman, are up for another actionpacked adventure in this outrageous crime thriller that Dorsey fans wont soon forget. 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43 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Snake Oil For Sale, Dr. ClaimsBy Max FriedersdorfSnake oil was an ancient Chinese remedy for arthritis, according to Dr. Morton E.Tavel, and the concept endures to this day, with Americans spending $28 billion annually on useless or unproven cures. Speaking before an audience at the Sanibel Public Library on January 30, Dr. Tavel, a physician of internal medicine and cardiology, explained that widespread gullibility has resulted in 75 percent of Americans using some form of alternative medicine. Seeking to explode some medical myths, Dr. Tavel, a Sanibel resident, has authored a book entitled, Snake Oil Is Alive And Well, The Clash Between Myth And Reality, Reflections Of A Physician. Citing experiences from his more than 40 years of medical practice, Dr. Tavel said that from 50 to 70 percent of patients visiting a doctors office will improve regardless of the treatment. Examples of flawed medical thinking, Dr. Tavel stated, are the concepts that heart disease does not benefit from exercise, exposure to rain is followed by a cold when the real culprit is a virus, and the myth that cell phones cause brain cancer. The term alternative medicine applies to any healing practice outside the realm of conventional medicine, Dr. Tavel explained, and applies to non-prescription drugs, vitamins, minerals and herbs. These products are not tested or approved by the Federal Drug Administration because they are not classified as drugs, Tavel added. During the question period, Dr. Tavel was asked about Viagra. He responded that Viagra works about 60 percent of the time, and works 22 percent of the time with a placebo, so why not try the placebo first? Tavel concluded. (A placebo is any inactive treatment followed by improvement or cure unexplained by time or physical factor). One pitfall, Tavel continued, is overgeneralizing about a new medical product from a small number. One or two cases do not establish a trend, he said. Dr. Tavel reported that 100 million Americans have consumed vitamins, minerals or herbals in the past year and 20 percent of the population take herbal products regularly. Consumers should be wary, Tavel warned, if advertisements for new products are accompanied by claims of secret formula, amazing breakthrough, or reports pretending to be news, and proof by testimonials. The tip-off on these items will be a statement reading not evaluated by the FDA and not recommended as a medical treatment, Tavel added. In conclusion, Dr. Tavel acknowledged to a questioner that there is a lot of unnecessary surgery, but declined to estimate how much. His final advice was to stick with the older drugs and generics, as they are often as good as the newer products. Dr. Morton E. Tavel Art League Lecture On Literature And ArtThe Sanibel-Captiva Art League will present a lecture by Carol Kaplan, Ph.D, on the relationship between art and literature at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 13 at 9 a.m. at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way (across from the Herb Strauss Theater). The lecture is entitled Mythological Landscapes and Narratives of Desire: Andre Gide Reading Nicholas Poussin. For anyone who has read the controversial Nobel Prize winning French novelist Gide, or enjoyed the classical landscapes of oil painter Nicholas Poussin, the lecture will address the question of whether and how art and literature inform one another. Refreshments will be served at 9 a.m. The lecture will begin around 10 a.m. There is no admission fee and the public is welcome. Kaplan is a professor emerita of the French novel at California University of Pennsylvania. She received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and her Ph.D from the University of Pittsburg in French literature. She is an expert on Andre Gide. Whether its Gide and Proust, or Poussin, Matisse or the Nabi painters, the interaction of literature and art is an area of interest for many people. Locally, BIGcontinued on page 47 2801 Wulfert R Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Contact Sheryl Tatum 239.472.6445 www.sanctuarygc.net In Recognition of Your Commitment to Excellence in Foodservice AWARDof ACHIEVEMENT EXCELLENCE Award-winning golf, tennis, and dining in a casually elegant setting. Call about our New Introductory Golf and Social Memberships. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201344 Sobczak To Debut Novel At Captiva LibraryOn Wednesday, February 20, Sanibel author Charles Sobczak will be debuting his new novel, The Year of the Bad Decision, at the Captiva Memorial Library at 4 p.m. The presentation will include a PowerPoint program entitled Saving Florida: Living on the Front Lines of Climate Change. The presentation is a part of the Captiva Memorial Librarys Cultural Festival 2013, and the author will be on hand to sign and personalize copies of the novel after the presentation. The novel is a science-based thriller, set in 2043, that revolves around a failed geoengineering program. This book portrays a realistic scenario of what a higherend climate change future might look like by 2043 a scientifically plausible and gripping tale of our future, said Dr. Jeff Masters, co-founder of the website WeatherUnderground, and a PhD meteorologist. The book as also been endorsed by Dr. Michael Mann, author of the bestselling non-fiction book, The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines. This presentation should be of particular interest to anyone living or owning property on a barrier island in Florida. Sobczak is the author of several novels, including Six Mornings On Sanibel, and his most recent non-fiction title, The Living Gulf Coast A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida, won the Gold Medal Presidents Award from the Florida Publishers Association. The Captiva Memorial Library is located at 11550 Chapin Lane on Captiva. For additional information, contact Ann Bradley at 533-4890. Charles Sobczak In the BAILEYS CENTER OPEN Everyday 11am 9pm INDOOR & OUTDOOR Seang Gi Cards Available 239.579.0860 ZebraFrozenYogurt.com T T reat your to something even sweeter! Across from CVS in Palm Ridge PlaceFREE DELIVERY TUE.SAT 4PM CLOSECALL AHEAD 472-2555~ OPEN ~ Mon. 7am-3pm Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 7am-8pm Fri & Sat. 7am-9pm Sun. Seasonal ONE LARGE ONE LARGE 16 CHEESE PIZZA 16 CHEESE PIZZA & & 10 10 WINGS WINGS $16.99VALID FROM 4-8PM PICK-UP ONLY. TOPPINGS EXTRA, $1 EACH. NOT VALID WITH OTHER COUPONS OR OFFERS. EXPIRES 02-15-13COME IN AND TRY ONE OF OUR FAMOUS SANDWICHESWE SERVE BOARS HEAD MEAT! Sanibel Deli & Coffee Sanibel Deli & CoffeeF A C T O R Y NOW NOW SERVING SERVING SOFT SERVE SOFT SERVE FROZEN FROZEN YOGURT YOGURT & LOVE BOAT & LOVE BOAT ICE CREAM ICE CREAM 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 02/15/13TASTE OF THE ISLANDS IRON CHEF WINNERVOTED BEST CHEFBEST OF THE ISLANDS AWARDEmail your editorial copy to: email@example.com Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email firstname.lastname@example.org
45 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com February Programs At The Librarysubmitted by Cathy Cameron, Sanibel Public LibraryThe Sanibel Public Library will host a number of programs this month. There is no fee to attend and the programs are open to the public. On February 12 at 2 p.m., Lew Schneider will perform a bel canto program. Those who attended Schneiders program two years ago will remember that he did a brief survey of the bel canto giants Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini plus several composers in the second tier. Schneider defined bel canto as a form of opera in the first half of the 19th century that emphasized beautiful and ornamented singing, some say to the detriment of drama. Schneider will demonstrate that there can be plenty of drama in the bel canto world by focusing on several operas composed by Donizetti. Attendees will hear and see videos of Anna Bolena, Lucrezia Borgia, Lucia Di Lammermoor and Maria Di Rodenz. Soloists will include Joan Sutherland, James Morris, Mariella Devia, Marcelo Alvarez, Daniela Barcelona, Rolando Villazon, Noelle Richardson, Katia Ricciarelli and Leo Nucci. There will be two short video scenes from Viva La Mamma, Donizettis parody of the opera world. On February 13 at 2 p.m., author Gerri Reaves will give a presentation on of her book Author of Legendary Locals of Fort Myers. A book signing will follow. From its beginning as a military installation in the Second Seminole War through the postwar booms of the 20th century, Fort Myers has had its share of famous residents and heroes, from Thomas Edison to Olympian Al Oerter, from musician Billy Nalle and football Hall-of-Famer Deion Sanders to worldrenowned artist Robert Rauschenberg. But beyond being the winter home of such famous residents as the Edisons and Fords, the City of Palms has been fertile ground for local legends, both admirable and notorious. Lynda Simmons will present a program on February 15 at 2 p.m. on How to Bounce-Proof Your Manuscript. You finished the book, polished it twice and still your book came bouncing back with polite rejections attached. If you dont want that book to come back again, this is the workshop for you. Simmons will cover sagging middles, compelling characters and how to keep an editor turning those pages. Simmons has published eight novels of her own and has more than 10 years experience teaching students about writing books that sell. On February 19 at 2 p.m., David Kilbride will return, playing your favorite songs from the s and s. Sanibel Public Library is at 770 Dunlop Road. for more information call 472-2483. 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!!!Breakfast Lunch Beach Meals Party PlattersCroissants 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 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 20 1 Ta l k o nce a ction RED VELVET RED VELVET CAKE CAKE ICE CREAM ICE CREAM LOVEBUG LOVEBUG ICE CREAM ICE CREAM PINK PINK CHAMPAGNE CHAMPAGNE SORBETTO SORBETTO CHOCOLATE CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY RASPBERRY KISS GELATO KISS GELATO Book by Gerri Reaves to be featured in library presentation
46 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 20th Century Battles At LibraryThis month, the Sanibel Public Library will feature 20th Century Battles. The program, presented by staff member Duane E. Shaffer, will be held on Fridays at 10 a.m. at the library. The schedule is: February 8 The Aleutian Islands Campaign/World War II, 1942 February 15 The Battle of the Bulge/World War II, 1944 February 22 The Battle of IaDrang/ Vietnam War, 1965. Sanibel Public Library ProgramsThe program highlights for the month of February at the Sanibel Public Library include An Evening with Peter Bergen on Monday, February 11, as part of the librarys author series. This is a ticketed event. Reeve Lindbergh will make an appearance at the library on February 8 at 2:00 p.m. On February 5 at 2 p.m., author John Hicks will present his program, A Guide to Site Planning, Design and Management of Small Ponds and Lakes. Author Dottie Pacharis will be at the library on February 6 at 2 p.m. for a discussion and book signing of her book Mind on the Run: A Bipolar Chronicle. The February group book discussion will be held on February 27. The Paris Wife by Paula Mclain is the selected topic of discussion. The discussion will start at 2 p.m. There is no charge to attend these programs and they are open to all. The programs are made possible by the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, Inc. and its donors. For information or to make a contribution to the foundation, contact the library at 472-2483. Poets Corner selected by Tanya HochschildThe Wren From Carolinaby Mary Oliver Just now the wren from Carolina buzzed through the neigbors hedge a line of grace notes I couldnt even write down much less sing. Now he lifts his chestnut colored throat and delivers such a cantering praise for what? For the early morning, the taste of the spider, for his small cup of life that he drinks from every day, knowing it will refill. All things are inventions of holiness. Some more rascally than others. Im on that list too, though I dont know exactly where. But, every morning, theres my own cup of gladness, and theres that wren in the hedge, above me, with his blazing song. 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. On February 8 at 7:30 p.m. Mary Oliver, who has established herself in the highest realm of American poets, is the guest lecturer at the Annual Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture Weekend at St. Michael and All Angels Church on Sanibel. The lecture is a signature event of the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education at Florida Gulf Coast University. Olivers poetry, has a lyrical connection to the natural world. She has received countless distinctions, including winning a Pulizer prize, and the National Book Award for Poetry. Poets Corner is thrilled to have been given permission to print Mary Olivers The Wren from Carolina, in her anthology book Why I Wake Early, published by Beacon Press Boston, 2004. Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island icecreamchickwingshotdogs burgers freshcut fries shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut res shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut fries shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs Shakes 1528 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL 472-8686OPEN 11 AM 9 PMChar-grilled Natural Casing Hot Dogs Fresh Cut Fries Juicy Hand Patted Burgers Thick MilkshakesPIZZA IS HERE!The original one & only established in 1998 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 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM R IDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 29 BEERS ON TAP! 2 2 2 voted voted best lunch best lunch on the island on the island 2012 2012HOME OF THE HOME OF THE STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or email@example.com
47 ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Book Signings By Randy Wayne WhiteRandy Wayne White, bestselling author and Florida resident, has a new book coming out titled Night Moves (Putnam, on sale March 5), the 20th installment in the adventures of Doc Ford. Nearly 25 years ago, White kicked off his Doc Ford series with the publication of Sanibel Flats, which was chosen by the American Independent Mystery Booksellers Association as one of the Hundred Favorite Mysteries of the 20th Century. About his writing career, White said, When my marina closed in 1987, I wasnt qualified to do anything, so I wrote Sanibel Flats. I had two young sons, a lot of bills, so failure wasnt an option. It is a rare day when I do not reflect on my good luck to have succeeded in a very tough profession. Starring Marion Doc Ford (a marine biologist and former government agent) and his trusty best pal Tomlinson (free spirit, a bit of a mystic, and full-on good guy, despite his many flaws), these books have become a hit in the states and around the world. White will sign books at Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille on Sunday, March 3, from 12 to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.; and Monday, March 4, from 12 to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Doc Fords is at 975 Rabbit Road. On Wednesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m., White will make an appearance and sign books at Sanibel Island Bookshop, 1571 Periwinkle Way. Winner of the Conch Republic Award for literature and the John D. MacDonald Award for Literary Excellence, White has written 20 Doc Ford books, the bestselling novel Gone, four works of nonfiction, and two cookbooks as well as seven novels under the pseudonym Randy Striker. Before becoming a professional writer, he spent 13 years as the captain of a charter fishing boat in Tarpon Bay. From page 43Art League LectureARTS successful Art Poems program explores the question annually. Using an image-text means of analysis, Professor Kaplan will provide an academic look at whether and how these two art forms can be linked. The meeting and lecture is on a different date and at a different time than usual because the league is hosting the Art Council of Southwest Florida. The two groups will have their meetings on the same morning. All are invited to attend both meetings on February 13, which can give some insight as to the workings of the art community in the region. The San-Cap Art League welcomes artists of all levels and media. It meets on the third Thursday of every month during season (usually). Its art activities include exhibitions, plein air painting, studio painting at BIG ARTS, workshops and demonstrations and speakers on art and related topics at its meetings. Visit www. sancapart.com and consider becoming a member. FGCU-Sanibel Invitational Golf TournmentOn March 16, at Sanibel Island Golf Club and Clubhouse Restaurant play with the FGCU mens golf team. The tournament will benefit CHR. Format will be a shamble. Each threesome will be partnered with a FGCU golf team member. Sign-up sheets will be available at the Sanibel Island Golf Club Pro Shop, SanibelCaptiva Community Bank, Sanibel Caf and Island Pizza. For information call 472-2626. Since 1976Lunch 11:30 AM til 3:00 PM Dinner 5:00 PM til 9:30 PM Open 7 Days Open all day for beer & wine 472-3434 www.muckyduck.com Open Daily: Lunch: 11:30am to 3:30pm Dinner: 5:30pm to 9:30pm (239) 472-3337 15183 Captiva Drive Captiva Island, Florida 33924 A Captiva Island Tradition Since 1976 Captivas Finest Waterfront Restaurant Come by Land.... or Come by Sea... 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 & LunchShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or firstname.lastname@example.org
HappyValentinesDayAs we watch the sun go down, I want to let you know; my love for you is forever, Ill never let you go. Youre the one Ive been searching for, the one Ive finally found; without you in my life, my world wouldnt go round. The love you bring into my heart, which is so true and kind; is something in no other, I could truly find. Youre the only one for me, I know this so, deep within my heart, mind body and soul. Today isnt just an ordinary Valentines Day, its all about me and you; about the love we share, and how it will forever continue to grow. Its not all about the chocolates, or the dozen roses; its about the love we found, Everything happens for a reason, I believe this statement is true, thats why you were sent to me, and I was sent to you. Ive never been more happy, as Ive been with you; even through the rough times, we always make it through; To be with you for eternity, is all I want for me and you. All I want to say, on Valentines Day, is: I may not be your first love, but I promise, with all my heart, that I will be that one from up above, your one and only, true love! Happy Valentines Day! ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201348
NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands BUSINESS REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIEDS VOL. 20, NO. 33 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA FEBRUARY 8, 2013 B BSECTION Shell Show Judges AnnouncedExperts from the Smithsonian Institution, the Florida Museum of Natural History, Barbados and Cape Cod will travel to Sanibel to judge the 76th annual Sanibel Shell Show next month. For the past 76 years, seashell enthusiasts have gathered on Sanibel to see who has collected the most interesting shells or has created the most beautiful piece of art with shells. As the years have passed, the shell show has become more sophisticated, and today it is known as one of the best shows in the United States. There are 28 categories of competition in the Scientific Division (collections of shells) and 24 categories of competition in the Artistic Division (artistic creations). The Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club has chosen the following individuals to judge the coming Sanibel Shell Show: MG Jerry Harasewych, Washington, DC, a curator in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology at the Smithsonian Institution and the co-author of The Book of Shells, a life-size guide to identifying and classifying 600 seashells. Harasewych will judge exhibits in the Scientific Division. John Slapcinsky, Gainesville, Florida, knowledgeable collection manager for the malacology department at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Slapcinsky will also judge the scientific exhibits. Daphne Hunte, Barbados, a sailors valentine collector and creator who also creates other pieces of shell art. She has a fine eye for detail and design and has judged the Artistic Division at many shows. Lee Repetto, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, designer with a fine artistic continued on page 5B John Slapcinsky MG Jerry Harasewych Daphne Hunte Sanibel Shell Festival ReturnsLast year, the Sanibel Shell Fair and Show marked its 75th anniversary with a month-long celebration of shell-collecting history, attracting national attention. This year, the event returns on March 7, 8, and 9 to begin its next 75 years under a new banner, The Sanibel Shell Festival. Whether you are a die-hard shell connoisseur, a casual collector, someone who admires intricate craftsmanship or a beach lover looking to learn about shells, the Sanibel Shell Festival is a must-do affair. World-class, prize-winning shell specimens will be on display, as well as educational exhibits and array of intricately made shell art and crafts. In addition, youll find treasures from the sea to take home as gifts or souvenirs. The festival will be held at The Community House Admission is free for the outdoor shell area and there is a $5 donation continued on page 5B Sanibel Shell FestivalUnited Way CampaignThe Sanibel-Captiva United Way Campaign is approaching the conclusion of its 2012-13 campaign, with only four weeks remaining. As of January 28, the Sanibel-Captiva campaign had raised just over $283,578, which is 90 percent of the goal of $315,000. Tony Lapi of Tween Waters Inn, the Sanibel-Captiva United Way Campaign chair, said We are happy to be at 90 percent of our goal, and a huge thank you to those who have already given. Our United Way will wrap up the annual campaign February 28, and we need everyones help to reach 100 percent. What would happen if we did not make our goal? Our 70 partner agencies would not be fully funded for programs that feed hungry people, protect abused children and help seniors live independently in their own homes. Lets all join together to make a difference in thousands of lives. Lapi continued, Though there has been a small improvement in the local economy, thousands of people have been left behind that improvement, and the needs of children, families and seniors have not lessened. United Way 211, the help line for referral to health and human services, took about 18,000 calls for help a year before the downturn. The number of calls for help has actually increased each year and totaled 58,000 in 2012. I know we can meet the goal! he emphasized. But we need your help and continued on page 8B
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Mary Cell: 239.839.3633 Fred Cell: 239.281.5356 See us on Facebook at facebook.com/bondurantrealtygroup See us on Facebook at facebook.com/bondurantrealtygroup Canal Access, Near BeachSpacious 3/2.5 East End Pool home has gorgeous architecture including dramatic ceilings, open kitchen and great room leading out to the screen enclosed lanai. Enjoy the sounds of the Gulf from the upper level deck. Cross the road to be at the beach or hop in your boat at the neighborhood canal dock. 912 Almas Ct.O ered at $1,249,000 COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIESCommercial Causeway1177 Causeway Blvd. The rst commercial location upon entering Sanibel. O ered For Sale or Lease. Commercial LeaseSanibel Promenade, 695 Tarpon Bay Road. High tra c location across from Post O ce. O ce Condo For Lease Negotiable Serene LivingSpacious pool home in Gumbo Limbo holds many surprises from the vaulted ceilings to the beautiful wrap around screened lanai. Walk thourgh your choice of french doors out tothe jetted spa o your master bedroom. This #BR 4BA home has a lrge workshop and 3 car garage. 9459 Begonia O ered at $720,000 Santiva HomeTropical Santiva Splendor in this island style home. This 4BR 3BA home has a magni cent open oor plan, granite counters in kitchen, wood ooring, beautiful large screened pool/lanai area as well as a romantic replace in the Master Bedroom. Kayak to the Bayou from the neighborhood canal and dock which is across the street. 6433 Pine Ave.O ered at $1,495,000 Investment OpportunityRemodeled island style 2BR 2BA larger top oor corner unit w/ enclosed lanai for additional living space, screened front porch & laundry in unit. Enjoy the community amenities such as tennis, poo & deeded beach access or use as an investment w/on-site rental program. 3 day min 2840 W Gulf Dr, #6 O ered at $335,000 Duplex with Lake ViewsSerene views of Horseshoe lake from this immaculate 2BR/2BA duplex. The kitchen has granite counters and a nicely appointed glass enclosed lanai. Enjoy the peaceful outdoors from the large exterior deck. 1415 Sandpiper Cir. O ered At $339,000 Little Lake Murex Views Under ContractBeautiful lake views from this 3BR 2 BA pool home in the Lake Murex community.From the bright open great room to the screened in porch you will have plenty of space. Deeded beach access and tennis courts in the community. 3344 Twin Lakes LnO ered at $549,000 Anna Turner Anna Turner Client Care Director Client Care Director 239-671-5839 239-671-5839 NEW LISTING PENDING 3B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013
ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 20134B American Legion Post 123 NewsOn Sunday, February 10, barbecue ribs and chicken will be served from 1 to 8 p.m. at American Legion Post 123. Cost is $12. On Wednesday, February 13, the American Legion General Meeting will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Every Monday night is 8-Ball Pool League, playing at 5 p.m. Stop by and watch some great shootin. Texas Holdem is played every Thursday night at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. New players are always welcome. Every Friday, Post 123 serves a sixounce ribeye steak sandwich all day. Stop in and try one, or treat yourself to one of the half-pound burgers. Check out the daily specials and the entire menu. Food is served all day, every day. The public is welcome. American Legion Post 123 is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. We are located at mile marker 3 on Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-9979. Outstanding Agent! Outstanding Results! Outstanding Agent! Outstanding Results! Buying, Selling or just want to chat... Talk to Chuck! Buying, Selling or just want to chat... Talk to Chuck! 2400 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL (239) 472-2311A er Hours (239) 209-6500WWW.SANIBELCAPTIVAREALESTATEGUIDE.COMRE/MAX AWARD WINNING REALTOR! Chuck Bergstrom Chuck Bergstrom ISLAND RESIDENT, REALTOR ISLAND RESIDENT, REALTOR WWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COM WWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COM Pine Cove 1A Pine Cove 1A Gorgeous 2 BR/2 BA Gulf Front Corner Unit. Gorgeous 2 BR/2 BA Gulf Front Corner Unit. Beautifully Furnished! Great Weekly Rentals. Beautifully Furnished! Great Weekly Rentals. $799,900 $799,900 www.pinecoveonsanibel.com www.pinecoveonsanibel.com Tarpon Bay Road Tarpon Bay Road Build Your Dream Home. Large 1-1/2 Acre Lot. Build Your Dream Home. Large 1-1/2 Acre Lot. Short Walk to Shops, Restaurants & Baileys. Short Walk to Shops, Restaurants & Baileys. $199,000 $199,000 www.tarponbayroadonsanibel.com www.tarponbayroadonsanibel.com 4203 Dingman Drive 4203 Dingman Drive Beautifully Renovated 4 BR/3 BA on Approx.1 Beautifully Renovated 4 BR/3 BA on Approx.1 Acre on West Gulf Dr. Across from the Beach. Acre on West Gulf Dr. Across from the Beach. $2,595,000 $2,595,000 www.dingmandrive.com www.dingmandrive.com Sandalfoot 3B2 Sandalfoot 3B2 Fully Furnished 1 BR/1 BA w/Gulf and Pool Views. Fully Furnished 1 BR/1 BA w/Gulf and Pool Views. Weekly Rentals. $28,000 Rental Income in 2012. Weekly Rentals. $28,000 Rental Income in 2012. $499,000 $499,000 www.sanibelsandalfootcondo.com www.sanibelsandalfootcondo.com The Ibis The Ibis Old Florida Style with All the Bells & Whistles. Old Florida Style with All the Bells & Whistles. Land/Home Package Includes Lot Preparation. Land/Home Package Includes Lot Preparation. $565,000 $565,000 www.mid-islandsanibelhome.com www.mid-islandsanibelhome.com 928 Pepper Tree Place 928 Pepper Tree Place Beautifully Constructed 2 BR/2 BA w/Den or Of ce. Beautifully Constructed 2 BR/2 BA w/Den or Of ce. Easy Walk to Beach Path, Pools, Tennis Courts. Easy Walk to Beach Path, Pools, Tennis Courts. $639,900 $639,900 www.gulfpineshomeonsanibel.com www.gulfpineshomeonsanibel.com Tennis Place C-35 Tennis Place C-35 Furnished 2 BR/11/2 BA with Boat Dockage. Furnished 2 BR/11/2 BA with Boat Dockage. Canal Front. Weekly Rentals. Minutes to Gulf. Canal Front. Weekly Rentals. Minutes to Gulf. $249,000 $249,000 www.sanibeltennisplacecondo.com www.sanibeltennisplacecondo.com SOLD Hortoons Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
5B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Loggerhead Cay 353 wellestablished investment 2 bedroom, grosses ~$30-35K annually $499K 2242 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Square #3 Real estate info & blog at SanibelSusan.wordpress.com Sandalfoot 5C1 walk right out to the beach from this 2 bedroom w/years of excellent income history $699K 2985 Island Inn Rd best value near-beach, bright easy-living lowmaintenance 3 bedroom $399K 916 Beach Rd easy-living 1-level spacious 3+bedroom w/great room, den, family room, & dock $899K 837 Limpet Dr build on over 1/2 acre w/patio dock on intersecting Shell Harbor canals $885K Sundial I101 updated incomeproducing club suite, charming dcor, full resort amenities $349.9K 1847 Farm Trail lot in natural midisland community of Island Woods w/shared pool & tennis $224K 1118 Sand Castle Rd single-family home lot overlooks natural vegetation in The Dunes, w/beach access $299K 5307 Umbrella Pool Rd 1/2-plus acre in Sanibel Bayous, near end of culde-sac, short walk to beach $399K 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 Some of Sanibels more photogenic four-legged residents took advantage of pet portraits at Pet Palooza 1. Among those pictured is Florida (center), a good dog looking for a new home. Meet her at Gulf Coast Humane Society From page 1BSanibel Shell Festival Returnsto enter the inside shell show. Parking is free and food and beverages will be available. Also, be sure to purchase tickets for the shell fair raffle for a chance to win some unique and valuable shell-themed items. Tickets are on sale now. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10, and you can purchase them at The Community House or at the festival. The drawing will be held on Saturday, March 9, and you need not be present to win. Proceeds go towards the maintenance of The Community House. For more information visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net, call 472-2155 or visit The Community House at 2173 Periwinkle Way. From page 1BShell Show Judgeseye, and owner of The Spotted Cod, a boutique located in Sandwich, Massachusetts, where she sells shells and shell-related items. Repetto has worked with sailors valentines for many years in her design business. She also will be an artistic judge. The Sanibel Shell Show is an integral part of the 76th Annual Sanibel Shell Festival, previously known as the Sanibel Shell Fair and Show. The dates for the festival are March 7, 8 and 9. This is the major fundraising event for both the Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club and the Sanibel Community Association. Pet Palooza 2 Is February 28Sanibels first Pet Palooza at Olde Sanibel Shoppes last week raised over $700 for Gulf Coast Humane Society (GCHS), a non-kill shelter in Fort Myers. Three dogs looking for new homes came out to meet and greet, but this time around, there were no new homes to be found. Last summer two pups found new Sanibel homes and the organizers are hopeful this will be repeated at the upcoming Pet Palooza 2 at The Village Shops on February 28. The sponsors, The Royal Shell Companies, Pet du Soleil Location Pet Photography and the merchants at Olde Sanibel Shops, thank everyone who came out and donated money and items for the shelters supplies wish list. Pet Palooza 2 will be hosted by the Royal Shell Companies and The Village Shop merchants, along with Pet du Soleil Location Photography and Kona Ice from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the humane society will bring out dogs needing new homes. Members of the public iare invited to bring their pets for a portrait by Pets du Soleil Location Photography, visit with the pet psychic, see how well they and their dog perform on the agility course, and sample cool Kona Ice treats. For a peek at photos from Pet Palooza 1, including Florida, one of the dogs needing for a new home, visit http:// freelance.9f.com/AllBark_NoBite.htm. The Village Shops are at 2340 Periwinkle Way. A donation for the humane society is requested. A supplies wish list can be found at: www.gulfcoasthumansociety.org. A portion of the pet vendors proceeds are donated to the Gulf Coast Humane Society.
ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 20136B FISH Presents AwardFISH (Friends in Service Here) of Sanibel, Inc. once again presented The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company with a commemorative plaque for their role as the Premier Sponsor for the 2012 FISH 10K annual race. The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company has been the ongoing premier sponsor and generous supporter of the race. FISH President John Morse, along with race Co-Chairs Ed Ridlehoover and John Pryor and & Race Sponsor Co-Chairs Pete and Nancy Bender, presented the award. There to accept the award on behalf of the Sanibel Captiva Trust Company were Al Hanser, founder, CEO and cochairman, together with Chip Lesch, co-chairman, Terry Igo, president, Jim Young, Craig Holston, and John Burden. The ongoing support of our generous sponsors is an essential part of the success of the 10K Race and our organization, said John Pryor, vice president of FISH. The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company has been our premier sponsor from the beginning, and their commitment and support for FISH is greatly appreciated. Once again, we would like to express our gratitude and appreciation by presenting them with this award. Jim Young, Ed Ridlehover, John Pryor, Al Hanser, Chip Lesch, Nancy Bender, Craig Holston, John Morse, Terry Igo, John Burden, and Pete Bender Email your editorial copy to: email@example.com
7B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 TRUST As the largest independent Trust Company in Southwest Florida, we combine personal service with world class investment management to create a superior client experience. Founded in 2001, we maintain the highest standards of safety and soundness. Client portfolios are separately managed and individually tailored to your total return, cash ow, and legacy needs. Experience the benets of private wealth management.Wealth Management | Trust Administration | Estate PlanningYour nancial future should rest in the hands of a company with the integrity and experience to preserve and grow your assets. sancaptrustco.com CROW Executive Director Stepping Down March 1The Clinic for Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) announced that Executive Director Steve Greenstein will be stepping down from his position, effective March 1, to pursue a new career opportunity. We are deeply sorry to see Steves three-year tenure at CROW come to an end. He has managed CROW through a challenging period of organizational re-structuring, recruitment of a new Hospital Director, expansion of CROWs educational outreach and progress toward financial stability, said CROW Board President John Schubert. His clear thinking, positive attitude and leadership will be missed. We wish Steve all the best in his new endeavors. In departing, Greenstein stated, I am proud to have worked with a dedicated team of staff, students and volunteers that works so hard every day on behalf of the wildlife of our area. I deeply appreciate everyone who has helped CROW during the last three years by giving their time, talent and financial support. If our wildlife neighbors could talk, they would join me in saying thank you. Meanwhile, for most people (and patients), it will seem to be business as usual at CROW. Our senior staff, including Hospital Director Dr. Heather Barron, Business Director Ava Hinojosa and Development Director James Robinson, and CROWs Board of Directors and the rest of the CROW team, are all committed to maintaining our normal high standards of patient care and educational outreach, added Schubert. Steve Greenstein Beach Party Benefit Is Coming All are invited to BIG ARTS annual benefit on Monday, February 25. The beach party-themed 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 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 hand painted by local artists. Catering will be provided by several local restaurants including Baileys, Cips Place, Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille, Island Cow, Il Cielo, Island Pizza, Jacaranda, Sweet Melissas Caf, Traders, and Zebra Frozen Yogurt. Tickets start at $125 each. Call BIG ARTS at 395-0900 for additional ticket offers. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. in Boler Garden at BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road. Grand Benefactor Sponsors are 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. and additional sponsor is Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, PA. Call Kara Minoui at 472-9700 for sponsorship information. Wally Puzio and Chef Mike Patnode
8B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 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 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 New Board Of Directors For The Island Seniors Front row: Judie Sharbaugh, Secretary Glenda Campbell, Mary Ann Gilhooley, President Katie Reid, Vice-president Eileen Kehoe; back row: Patricia Armstrong, Ed VanderHey, Treasurer John Brown, Mike Gieryic From page 1BUnited Way Goalthe help of your neighbors and local businesses. When times are tough, our community rises to the occasion and helps people who are in need. I realize everyone receives dozens of requests for money from charitable organizations. The great thing about the United Way is a single contribution helps create opportunities for a better life for everyone in our community. Our United Way is very efficient and has lower overhead than most non-profit organizations. Over 90% of each gift goes directly to our partner agencies. Your gift stays here in our own community to assist our friends and neighbors. FISH of Sanibel and the Sanibel United Way House receive funds from our United Way and run wonderful programs for residents of our islands. Please donate today by returning the pledge card you received in the mail from me, or by calling 433-2000. You can also give by visiting the United Way website at www.unitedwaylee.org/donate.html Lapi concluded. FISH Executive Director HonoredFISH (Friends in Service Here) of Sanibel, Inc. is very pleased to announce that Maggi Feiner, executive director of FISH, was chosen as the Honorary My Choice Grand Marshal for the Edison Festival of Light Junior Parade, and the Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade. The parades will take place on February 10 and 16 respectively. The Honorary Grand Marshal role is awarded to a deserving resident in recognition for his or her great service to the community. All of the finalists were local residents who give back to the community on a regular basis, deserve credit for their good deeds but do not always receive it and are an inspiration for making the community a better place to live. Feiner said that this honor is a recognition of FISH and the work that it has done over many years, and gave all the credit to the organizations staff and Board of Directors. However, we all know where we would be if it had not been for Maggis passion and dedication over many years, said John Morse, FISH President. What a wonderful honor for a wonderful person. Please join us in congratulating Feiner for this merited honor. She is truly someone who makes a difference in our community every day. Thank you to all in Southwest Florida who voted for her. Maggi FeinerShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email firstname.lastname@example.org
9B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 The Sanibel School Receives EndowmentThe Foundation for Lee County Public Schools has designated a Carson Scholars Fund endowment in the name of Bob and Linda Taylor. Dr. Bill and Lorraine Frey, residents of Sanibel Island, issued a challenge match to the foundation board of directors in order to permanently endow a Lee County elementary school with a Carson Scholarship. The challenge was met immediately, and The Sanibel Island School has been permanently endowed with a Bob and Linda Taylor Carson Scholarship. A surprise reception was held on January 30 unveiling the endowment. Donors gathered at the Gwynne Building in downtown Fort Myers to honor the lifetime achievements of the Taylors and present them with a crystal apple, symbolizing all they have done to support public education in Lee County. The Taylors were given the opportunity to select an elementary school that would benefit from the endowment, and they named The Sanibel School in honor of their longtime connection to the island and the Freys connection to Sanibel. The Carson Scholars Fund was brought to The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools in 2009 due to the vision and generosity of Dr. Frey. Each year, the foundation recognizes a select group of high achieving students in fifth grade who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and humanitarian qualities. Students receive a $1,000 college scholarship award and the honor of being named a Carson Scholar. In addition to the scholarship award, the selected students are honored at a recognition banquet with world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson. Endowments cost $30,000 and ensure the school will award a Carson Scholarship each year in perpetuity. For more information on the Carson Scholars Fund, call 3370433 or visit www.leeschoolfoundation.org. Linda Taylor, Bob Taylor and Dr. Bill Frey Linda Taylor, Bob Taylor, Robbie Roepstorff and Marshall Bower Zonta Peek House Tour Features A Unique Homesubmitted by Wendy HumphreyThe first house to be announced for Zontas Peek at the Unique annual home tour this year is an open, airy, enchanting space which both brings in the world of nature outside and harmonizes with it. The Peek, the signature fundraiser for the Zonta Club of Sanibel/ Captiva, will be held Saturday, March 16. Kismet is owned by Anita and John Poling, formerly of Columbus Ohio, and now full-time Sanibel residents. When they began designing their home three years ago, their vision was to create a tropical modern space which encompassed the spectacular view down Gulf Shores Lagoon and the native ambiance of one of Sanibels most natural communities, Gulf Pines. They also imagined a home that could showcase their art collection from all over the world from Columbus to Shanghai, China. The result is simply spectacular. Fronting the wide airy and open living area, a glass wall opens on to a wide lanai looking down the length of the lagoon. The master bedroom looks out on to tropical trees and plants. Everything about this fivebedroom home encourages communing with nature. The design of the Polings captivating home was the result of their collaboration with Craig L. Meyer, C.P.B.D., of Fort Myers, designer; Gulf Pines neighbor David Neville; and designer Marya Teets of Sanibel Design Center. Constructed by Sanibelbased Dan Hahn Custom Builders, the homes details will delight Peekers: twelve foot ceilings with inset lighting, reclaimed red and white oak floors, light everywhere and the colors of nature in every room. But it is the Polings themselves who have imbued their home with their own distinctive imagination, whimsical humor and love of nature. With art and sculpture collected from galleries and artists from Sanibel, Columbus and their travels throughout the world, and furniture complemented by items from auctions, resale shops and even Noahs Ark on Sanibel, the Poling home reflects an eclectic vision and energy that will both intrigue and entrance tour participants.continued on page 16B Anita and John Poling Poling house deck view overlooking Gulf Shores Lagoon Living room view of the Polig house
10B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Historical Village Honors SponsorsThe Sanibel Historical Museum and Village thanked the sponsors of its fundraiser, Its Paradise Because Its Sanibel, at a party January 27 hosted by Dottie and Ed Miller, Barbara and Denny Jones, and Ginny and Bud Albertson. It was held at the Captiva Yacht Club, where approximately 90 guests partook of heavy hors doeuvres and an open bar on a day in paradise. Marj Nordstrom entertained everyone with her piano playing. We wanted to thank the very generous sponsors supporting our fundraising event this year, Its Paradise Because Its Sanibel. We were overjoyed by the response from the community, said Judy Yenkole, co-sponsor of the museums fundraiser committee this year along with Jeanine Bradford and Gayle Pence. Pence, a member of the museums board of directors, thanked the individual donors for their outpouring of support. Committee member Wanda Malone honored the corporate sponsors that have continued to underwrite the fundraising efforts of the museum. It was a wonderful evening spent with island people who appreciate all that the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village has done to preserve and protect the history and flavor of Sanibel, Yenkole concluded. The money raised is earmarked for the renovation of Shore Haven, a Sears catalog kit home, and its Caretakers Cottage. The Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS) and is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is handicap access to all buildings. Admission is $5 for adults (18 and over). Members and children are free. For more information, call 4724648 during museum hours. Judy Yenkole, Jeanine Bradford and Gayle Pence, co-chairs of the museums fundraiser, Its Paradise Because Its Sanibel Barbara Jones, Ginny Albertson and Dottie Miller, hostesses and underwriters of the festivities Marj Nordstrom, in a paradise frame of mind, played the piano Dottie Miller with museum President Alex Werner Pam and Mark Magnotto, both wearing the fundraisers signature colors of pink and green. Pam is in charge of decorating and design 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 Front Captiva Estate 4 BD/3 BA Steps to 132 ft. Beautiful Gulf Frontage Gorgeous Heated Pool & Spa Direct Access Dockage $3,995,000 MLS 2121356 Jim Branyon 239.565.3233 Pointe Santo de Sanibel Beautifully Updated 2BD/2BA Gorgeous Gulf Views Popular Weekly Rental Complex Thoughtfully Redesigned for Livability $785,000 MLS 2121008 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Fantastic Top Floor Views Captiva Top Floor/3BD w/Loft & Sunset Views Direct Beach, Pool, Tennis & More Completely Renovated Convenient to Everything $799,000 MLS 2900521 Fred Newman and Vicki Panico 239.980.0088 Gumbo Limbo 3BD/2BA, Cul-de-Sac Setting Serene Lake Views Screened Lanai & Pool Area Fenced Yard & Lush Landscape $539,000 MLS 2121116 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 Captiva Beach Gem Extraordinary 4BD/4BA Captiva Cottage Gulf Side Porches Lead to Beach Charming Interior with French Doors & Fireplace Outstanding Rental History $4,850,000 MLS 2121281 Sarah Ashton 239.691.4915 Rare Opportunity-Lands End-Captiva 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath South Seas Resort Breathtaking Water Views Beautiful Kitchen with Granite/Stainless Just Steps to the Water $1,299,000 MLS 2110386 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Direct Waterfront at Lands End Large 3BD with Penthouse Master Suite Exceptional Views of Red sh Pass Comm. Pool, Tennis & Fitness Room The Best of Everything in Island Living $1,895,000 MLS 2120634 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico 239.826.2704 Lands End Village 2BD/2BA with Incredible Pine Island Sound Views Resort Style Pool, Spa & Tennis Courts Tile Floors, Granite Counters, Wood Cabinets New Roof, Plumbing, All Windows & Sky Lights $1,225,000 MLS 2121186 Fred Newman & Vicki Panico 239.826.2704 Captiva Beach Getaway Beautiful Sunset Views Beachfront Captiva Village Location New Pool & Spa Great Rental Income $2,500,000 MLS 2120780 McMurray & Nette 239.850.7888 Beachview Country Club 3BD/2BA, Cul-de-Sac Setting Spectacular Views of Multiple Lakes Well-Designed Floor Plan Updated Kitchen, Vaulted Ceilings & More! $680,000 MLS 2121437 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Tarpon Beach 2BR/2BA 2nd Floor Corner Unit Serene Direct Gulf Views Offered Turnkey Furnished Gulf Front Pool & Tennis $699,000 MLS 2130112 John and Denice Beggs 239.357.5500 Key West Style Hideaway Sanibel Overlooking 3 Intersecting Canals Gorgeous Island Kitchen Boat Dock and Lift Only Minutes to the Open Water $893,000 MLS 2100239 Jane Weaver & Cathy Rosario 239.464.2249 Best Priced Beach Home-Sanibel Island 3BD/3.5BA on 2 Levels Panoramic Gulf Views Everywhere! Virtual Tour: www.4809Tradewinds.info $1,690,000 MLS 2130005 Bob Radigan 239.691.6240 Bayfront Beauty 4BD/3BA, Over 3,350 S.F. Spectacular Wide Open Water Views Waterfront Pool & Spa Private Gulf Access Dock w/Lift $2,995,000 MLS 2120595 John & Denice Beggs 239.357.5500239.472.0078 | 800.805.0168RoyalShellSales.com | RoyalShell.com Real Estate We make it easy. You make it home. Panoramic Beach Front 2 Acres of Ultimate Sanibel Real Estate Gulf Ridge Subdivision Sophisticated but Casual 4BD/4.5BA Elevator, Wood Floors, Gourmet Kitchen $3,990,000 MLS 2120422 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 Woodrings Subdivision 3BD/2BA Shimmering Jewel Breathtaking Views of San Carlos Bay Beautifully Remodeled and Preserved Boat Dock & Lift $1,595,000 MLS 2121081 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 We make it easy. You make it home. NEW LISTING11B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013
12B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 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. New Captiva Island PostmasterCaptiva has a new postmaster, Jonelle Durazzo. Marica Bennett, the previous postmaster, retired January 31 after serving three years on Captiva. Durazzo has been a window clerk at the Sanibel Post Office for 15 years. She is a native of Sanibel. Jonelle Durazzo and Marica Bennett To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Sponsors Step Up To Support Spaghetti Dinnersubmitted by Tom Sharbaugh, Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis ClubOne of the seasons most anticipated events, the annual Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner, is coming later this month, and local sponsors are already stepping up with support. The dinner will be held at The Community House on Saturday, February 23. Dinner is served from 4 to 8 p.m., followed by music, dancing, raffle and a live auction from 8 to 10 p.m. This years affair promises to set new records in the categories of diners, raffle prize winners, and significant funds raised to support youthoriented charitable causes on the islands. Long time major sponsors Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, Bank of the Islands and Baileys General Store are all back in their major support roles. In addition, other sponsors have joined the team including Sanibel Air Conditioning, Sanctuary Island Electric, Barefoot Charlies Painting, Island Photography, Billys Bike Shop and the Lazy Flamingo II. Joining the sponsor lineup for the first time this year is the Sanibel Bean. The sponsors play a critical role in helping stage the event. The major sponsor contributions help underwrite the cost of putting on the dinner and of assembling the array of product and service items made available in the raffle and auction which follows the dinner, all of which contributes to maximizing the funds raised by the event. Billy Kirkland, owner of Billys Bike Shop and a supporter of the event for over 25 years, echoed the feeling of most spaghetti dinner sponsors when asked why his business lends its support. Spaghetti dinner is a great example of why Sanibel is a special place. The whole town comes together to make it happen, all types of people, young and old, with everybody doing their part. And I like the fact that the proceeds from this event benefit so many different organizations on the island. In addition to the primary sponsors, countless island businesses, organizations and private individuals pitch in with donated merchandise items and gift certificates for the raffle. The spaghetti dinner raffle is famous for having a quirky collection of goods and services on display, which makes for some lively and fun competition among those set on winning their favorite item. All in all, the spaghetti dinner is an event that demonstrates island community spirit for a great cause. Patrons get a complete Italian feast, with spaghetti, meatballs and sauce, salad, toasted garlic bread and beverages, and its all you can eat. Admission is $8 in advance or $9 at the door, and children under 10 eat free. Advance tickets can be purchased from any Kiwanis member and also at Bank of the Islands, Bike Red Q Printing and Periwinkle Park. For more information call 395-0469 or e-mail: email@example.com. Billy Kirkland of Billys Bike Shop readies a bike for donation to the Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser ISLAND INSURANCE SERVICE Kathleen Papaleo President Mark OBrien General Manager Susan Barnes Personal Lines Gina Loeber Agent 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel, FL (239) 472-3022 Summer is over and its time to enjoy those beautiful winter days in Paradise. Have an insurance question? Call our office today for a new Auto quote. Email your editorial copy to: firstname.lastname@example.org
13B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 LOGOS Teacher Appreciation NightLasagna, laughter and love were shared at Sanibel Community Churchs LOGOS Teacher Appreciation Night on Wednesday, January 30. The theme was Garden Transformations. School teachers joined the children for dinner. The kids presented handbell songs and movement interpretations in story and song. The evening concluded with everyone joining in a game of Pictionary. Laura Miltner, director of Summit Preschool at Sanibel Community Church with Zack Alonso and DJ Jenkins The story of Noahs ark ends with Gods love shown in a rainbow displayed by Sawyer Dieckman, Sophia Sbarra, Mia Martinez, Olivia Walsh, Jessica Chavez and Megan Markle Tiani Macalka plays Garden Pictionary with Caitlin McCallion, Sloan Yelenich and Nicole Dieckman In Real Estate Worldwide Real Estate Sales Annual Rentals Vacation Rentals2400 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel, FL 33957 www.remax-oftheislands.com 239-472-2311 800-388-2311 Dustyn Corace is a Florida licensed Real Estate Broker continuing the legacy started by his father, Art Corace, 38 years ago. He is following in his fathers footsteps in the family owned business, RE/MAX of the Islands. Dustyn began his career at RE/MAX of the Islands in 2000 where he started their vacation and annual rental programs. Later Dustyn helped oversee an onsite rental program of over 80 units at Blind Pass Condominium. Today Dustyn specializes in selling waterfront residential property. He is focused on the area from the downtown Fort Myers River District south to Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Dustyn is the recipient of multiple performance awards. He has been inducted in to the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors Honor Society and is a recipient of the Lee County Five Star Realtor Award. RE/MAX International has recognized Dustyn by awarding him membership in the RE/MAX Executive Club and RE/MAX 100% Club. He is a member of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Realtor Association and serves on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and Professional Development Committees. Dustyn Corace is constantly improving his skill and service levels through education. He has earned several professional designations: Sanibel & Captiva Island Specialist (SCIS); Short Sale/Foreclosure Resource (SFR); Certi ed Distressed Property Expert (CDPE). Dustyn Corace is very knowledgeable and totally professional. Trust in Dustyn for all of your real estate needs!!!Meet one of Our Sales Associates Dustyn Corace Is e #1 Brand & e MOST Visited Real Estate Franchise WebsiteNOBODY IN THE WORLD SELLS MORE REAL ESTATE THAN RE / MAX
14B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Airport Volunteers Treated To Island HospitalityIn cooperation with the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, Tarpon Bay Explorers recently hosted 21 airport volunteers and two VCB staff members for a day of outdoor fun, exercise and education in the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel. Volunteers from the Southwest Florida International Airport are treated annually to a guided tour of the refuge, compliments of the refuges concessionaire, Tarpon Bay Explorers. The Explorers co-owner and manager, Wendy Schnapp, hosted the volunteers and believes its a great way for first-line greeters to relay information about the refuge to arriving tourists. The group gathered at Tarpon Bay on a warm, breezy day to embark on their firstever guided kayak tour with Schnapp as their guide. After receiving detailed instructions on kayak paddling, the group ventured into the water for a 90-minute tour through the Commodore Creek Kayak Trail on Tarpon Bay. Paddling among the mangroves with a guide gave the group a greater appreciation for the dynamic mangrove estuary ecosystem and the abundant wildlife that thrives within. Marine life below the surface was visible in the relatively shallow water, including the ever-present sea stars. Numerous birds were sighted and, at one point, an osprey flew right over the kayaks carrying a stick back to its nest. Most of the group had never kayaked before. Airport volunteer Sue Kucko was all smiles upon returning. This was great! she exclaimed. I had put it on my bucket list! The group worked up an appetite and rounded out their experience with a delicious lunch at George & Wendys Seafood Grille. Both George & Wendys restaurant and Tarpon Bay Explorers can be found on Facebook for up-to-date happenings. Tarpon Bay Explorers invites you to experience the many adventures they have to offer. Open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (6 p.m. starting February 15), you can visit Tarpon Bay Explorers in the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge at 900 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel. Call 472-8900 for information and reservations or visit www.tarponbayexplorers.com. Airport volunteers with guide Wendy Schnapp, right, on Tarpon Bay Airport volunteers enjoying lunch at George & Wendys Seafood Grille after kayak tour on Tarpon Bay Airport volunteers Vicky Joray (front) and Dottie Mayol enjoying their guided kayak tour on Tarpon Bay Site Visitation Landscape Design Installation Delivery Monthly Maintenance300 CENTER ROAD FORT MYERS FL 33907239.939.9663 www.NoLawn.comOpen Mon Sat 9am to 5pm, Sun 10am to 3pmGET REAL: GO NATIVE!WE CARRY THOUSANDS OF NATIVE WILDFLOWERS, TREES, SHRUBS, VINES, GRASSES & AQUATIC PLANTS 20% OFFEVERYTHINGthrough December VASANTA SENERAT CPA, P.A.CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT SANIBEL 472-60001633 Periwinkle Way Anchor Point FORT MYERS 418-00083949 Evans Ave. Suite 205 Accounting and Tax Preparation for Businesses Individuals Condo Associations Non Residents Airport volunteer Sue Kucko checked kayaking off of her bucket list Wendy Schnapp, center, sharing information about the Tarpon Bay ecosystem with airport volunteers Osprey flying over kayaks on Tarpon Bay Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
by Patricia MolnarWith a figure well in excess of its $50,000 goal, St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church wrapped up its campaign to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity on February 1. The money has been earmarked for the rehabilitation of the St. Michaels House, located in the Harlem Heights section of south Ft. Myers. The effort culminated in a party with the theme Raise the Roof, which featured an auction led by popular Sanibel figure Richard Johnson. St. Michaels parishioners, approximately 150 of whom were present, were able to bid on construction materials such as windows, plumbing fixtures and cabinetry to be used in the homes renovation. The evenings entertainment was provided by members of the St. Michaels choir. Blueprints, ladders, paint buckets and brushes and assorted other construction items served as dcor. The idea to undertake a project for the benefit of Habitat for Humanity was spearheaded by St. Michaels parishioner and Habitat supporter Bob Syversen. His fellow parishioner Phil Pilibosian served as chairman of the committee which organized the Raise the Roof event. Elaborating on the success of the fundraising effort, St. Michaels rector, the Rev. Ellen Sloan said, St. Michaels has always had outreach as a primary focus. We are deeply grateful that the efforts of so many parishioners have now made it possible for Habitat for Humanity to completely renovate a home for a family in Harlem Heights. Thats really what walking the Gospel is all about. Attired in construction garb, Richard Johnson served as auctioneer for the event St. Michaels choir members provided entertainment Bill Rahe and Bill Carr in a duetHabitat For Humanity To Benefit From St. Michaels Fundraiser Kitty Green, president and CEO of Habitat for Humanity, Lee and Hendry Counties, and Bob Syversen, St. Michaels parishioner and Habitat supporter, in front of a photo of St. Michaels House. Phil Pilibosian, chairman of the Raise the Roof party committee, welcomes attendees Parishioner Sheila Hoen with Alex Flesh, the evenings emcee15B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013
ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201316B The Lights Went Out At Super Bowl, But Sporting World Not Dark Locallyby Ed FrankIts doubtful whether Sunday nights Super Bowl power outage in the Superdome will be remembered as long as that famous old song, The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia, but it sure provided some kind of electricity for the San Francisco 49ers, who roared back with 17 unanswered points once the lights came back. But Super Bowl XVII and the Baltimore Ravens 34-31 victory over the 49ers is now past history, so this week we will shine the lights on several local sporting events that are about to take place including: The opening of Spring Training next week for the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins. The 26th edition of the Ace Group Classic Champions Golf Tournament at TwinEagles in Naples. The second season of the Florida Tarpons, members of the Ultimate Indoor Football League, who were undefeated in regular season play during their initial year. The 15th Annual Minnesota Twins Golf and Bowling Tournament to benefit the Lee Memorial Regional Cancer Center. Spring Training Set to Start Minneapolis and Boston may be buried in snow, but their two baseball teams will open Spring Training here next week with Red Sox pitchers and catchers reporting to JetBlue Stadium Monday and Twins pitchers and catchers signing in at the Lee County Sports Complex the next day. The full squads will report two days later. Spring Training gets started nearly two weeks earlier than normal this year due to the upcoming World Baseball Classic. We will have 2013 season outlooks for both teams later this month. Both the Red Sox and the Twins experienced disappointing losing seasons a year ago. Ace Group Classic Ace Group Classic will again bring the top senior golfers in the world to compete in the popular event. The tournaments full field will be finalized by the deadline today. Florida Tarpons Open Second Season March 8continued on page 22B Early Bird Discount For Fun Days Register your child for the upcoming Fun Days on Monday, February 18 and Tuesday, February 19 at the Sanibel Recreation Center. The Fun Days will offer a variety of athletic games, craft projects and entertainment. Enrollment is available for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Th program operates from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Each child needs to bring a lunch, swimsuit and towel. Light snacks will be provided. Register in advance and receive the Early Bird rate: Monday, February 18 member: $20; non-member $25 (register by February 11) Member: $22; non-member: $27.50 (after February 11) Tuesday, February 19 member: $20; non-member $25 (register by February 12) Member: $22; non-member: $27.50 (after February 12 The rec center is at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Call 472-0345. Academy Awards Contenders Film Series ContinuesOn Wednesday, February 13 at 1 p.m., the Island Cinema will show the seventh movie in the BIG ARTS Academy Awards Contenders Film Series. After the movie, a discussion will take place at George & Wendys Seafood Grille. Tickets are available at the Island Cinema for $8. Other movies in the series will be announced prior to the weekly showing. Set in the south two years before the Civil War, Django Unchained stars Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz). Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. Honing vital hunting skills, Django remains focused on one goal: finding and rescuing Broomhilda (Kerry Washington), the wife he lost to the slave trade long ago. Django Unchained was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Waltz) and Best Original Screenplay. The film is 2 hours and 45 minutes in length and showtime will be at 1 p.m. Top AgentsPremier Sothebys International Realty of Sanibel and Captiva announced top marketing agents for December and January. Top marketing agents in December were Deb Smith and Augustina Holtz. Top sales agent for December was Denise Chambre. The top sales agent for January was Deb Smith. Denise Chambre was top marketing agent. ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Deb Smith Augustina Holtz Denise ChambreFrom page 9BZonta Peek HouseA large part of the charm of Kismet is the setting in the beachfront community of Gulf Pines. Bordered by West Sanibel River Preserve to the north and Gulf Shores to the East, Gulf Pines is mainly wetlands. When the Mariner Corporation developed the subdivision in 1972, both developers and residents envisioned a community in harmony with nature and one another. To maintain the natural ambiance and to attract buyers who cared about community and the natural charm of the island, the developers buried the underground utilities, added a greenway which winds around the bayous and connects various parts of the community and built picturesque bridges over the bayous for the observation of wildlife. A pair of bald eagles which have been nesting on tall pines at the entrance to Gulf Pines attract photographers from all over the world This house, one of four featured on the tour, is sponsored by Dan Hahn Custom Builders, Inc., and Sanibel Design Center. Last years Peek raised over $90,000 for local and international non-profits that work to improve the status of women. This will be the 12th year for the popular tour. Tickets are $65 and going fast but can be obtained by calling 877-806-2493 or e-mailing Zontapeektickets@gmail.com or by visiting www.zontasancap.com.
17B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Paganini Returns To Jacaranda For Cooking Classesby Jeff LysiakThere are two things in the world that Loretta Paganini enjoys the most: Italy and Sanibel. So, the week each year that she blends the two during her popular Tropical Cooking Extravaganza, held last week at Jacaranda Restaurant Paganini is wearing a smile from ear to ear. After 16 years, the people here who take my classes arent customers theyre friends, said Paganini, who last year became a resident of Sanibel. When Im cooking in my kitchen, I like to be surrounded by friends, having a good time. Last Wednesday, Paganini welcomed another 31 students to her annual series. The Made In Italy menu of the day included a Neapolitan artichoke zeppole with fresh pomodoro sauce, a baby green salad with poached pears, pecans and goat cheese fritters, a venetian seafood risotto with vegetables, grilled steak Florentine-style with spinach and roasted red pepper in herb sauce, corn pudding and strawberry tiramisu with chocolate sauce. During her cooking demonstration, Paganini explained the differences between dining out in Italy and America. Among the greatest variations are the size of the meal portions (far larger in the United States), the freshness and variety of ingredients (both greater in Italy) and the length of time it takes to sit down and enjoy a meal. Here in America, dinner is rushed, she explained. But over in Italy, dinner is an experience perhaps three or four hours enjoying good food, good wine and good people. For more information, visit www.lpscinc. com. From left, Patrick Harder, managing partner at Jacaranda Restaurant; Loretta Paganini; Tim McCoy, education director, International Culinary Arts & Science Institute; and Beth Paganini As Loretta Paganini explained her cooking techniques, students observed the process via a large mirror above the demonstration area Chef Loretta Paganini ART AND REAL ESTATE 2013 ART AND REAL ESTATE 2013 JANE COATS ECKERT JANE COATS ECKERT Eckert Fine Art Eckert Fine Art PRESENTED BY: PRESENTED BY: JANE READER WEAVER JANE READER WEAVER Royal Shell Real Estate Royal Shell Real Estate Sanibel, Captiva & Naples Sanibel, Captiva & Naples Cell: 239.850.9555 Cell: 239.850.9555 CATHY ROSARIO CATHY ROSARIO Royal Shell Real Estate Royal Shell Real Estate Sanibel, Captiva & Naples Sanibel, Captiva & Naples Cell: 239.464.2249 Cell: 239.464.2249Real Estate We make it easy. You make it home. EXTRAORDINARY EVENTS EXTRAORDINARY EVENTS COMING TO COMING TO CAPTIVA IN FEBRUARY! CAPTIVA IN FEBRUARY! A Tribute to A Tribute to Robert Rauschenberg Robert Rauschenberg
18B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Marine Trading Post Now Open! 0 San Carlos, Ft Myers (Beside Big Lots) C a ll 437-747 5 Fu ll li ne of S ave $ 38. 95 $ 29. 9 5 Additional Locations: 1156 N. Tamiami Trail in North Fort M y er s Call 997-577 7 2 397 Davis Blvd in Na p le s Call 793-5800 No shirt h or sh oe s sol d Plant SmartDont Miss These Plantsby Gerri ReavesResidents of South Florida can easily lapse into a blas attitude about the horticultural wonders that surround us. Pay attention and look closely might be the best motto, lest we overlook the amazing plant features in our midst. Although mango-picking and -eating season wont be here until summer, mango lovers have reason to notice the mango trees ( Mangifera indica) right now. The inflorescences are doing their magic transforming those pea-sized objects into whats known as the king of fruits in its native range of India and tropical Asia. And it isnt just only the yellow-green future mangos worth noticing what about those stunning pink stems and soft pink flowers for color contrast? If you think its necessary to plant geraniums or impatiens for a touch of color, behold the subtle beauty of slash pine ( Pinus elliottii) bark. This native is one of the regions most common and ecologically important trees. The trunks are deeply furrowed and papery, with scales ranging in color from orangeto purple-brown to soft gray. In this photo, the winter-orange leaves of the native Virginia creeper vine (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) accentuate the barks color variations. We all know that vines travel, and sometimes surprisingly fast. The tiny tendrils of the corkystem passionflower (Passiflora suberosa) help to explain how one native species does it. Like coiled springs, the tendrils propel themselves and wind around new catch-holds in a search for sun and space. Silently and beautifully, this native vine gets around and thrives. And thats a good thing, since its the host plant for the zebra longwing, Floridas state butterfly, as well as for the gulf fritillary and Julia butterflies. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, low-maintenance South Florida landscape. Slash pine barks colors vary from gray and brown to orange and purple Corkystem passionflower travels via coiled tendrils photos by Gerri Reaves In winter, yellow-green pea-sized mangos develop amid pink flowers on pink stems
YOUR ISLAND. YOUR CLUB.Open to the Public | Ph. 239.472.3355 | www.dunesgolfsanibel.com | 949 Sand Castle Road, Sanibel FEBRUARY AT YOUR CLUBBecome one of our rst 13 members of the new year and save $300-$700. 1DWGA TOURNAMENT EVERY FRIDAY OPEN TENNIS ROUND ROBINS Every Tuesday and Friday, 3pm-5pm with Pro Jared Kalpin. $8/Member, $15 Non-Member3MIXED GOLF SHOTGUN SUNDAY NIGHT GRILL OUT5pm-7pm, Chimichurri Steaks5BRIDGE LESSONS Every Tuesday, 9am-11am, Call for reservations.6DMGA TOURNAMENT EVERY WEDNESDAY7NIFTY NINERS TOURNAMENT EVERY THURSDAY THEMED NIGHTS5pm-7pm, Low Country BoilPENNY PLAY DATE 5pm-7pm, Kids only buffet and Mardi Gras bead craft, $.99 per child. 9COMMUNITY HOUSING RESOURCE MARDI GRAS FUNDRAISER DINNER 5pm-9pm10SWEETHEART ROUND ROBIN & BRUNCH 9:30am-Noon with Pro Jared Kalpin. $15/Member, $25 Non-Member MIXED GOLF SHOTGUN SUNDAY NIGHT GRILL OUT 5pm-7pm, Lemon and Rosemary Chicken11DMGA INTERCLUB TOURNAMENT at Magnolia Landing14 15DWGA SWEETHEART SHOTGUN TOURNAMENT NIKE 2013 LAUNCH PARTYDunes Members only. 2pm-5pm16NIKE 2013 DEMO DAY10am-2pmAMERICAN BUSINESS WOMENS ASSOCIATION POKER FUNDRAISERPoker fundraiser, 5pm-10pm17MIXED GOLF SHOTGUN SUNDAY NIGHT GRILL OUT 5pm-7pm, Ribs, Ribs, Ribs 18DMGA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 21NIFTY NINERS LUNCHEON THEMED NIGHTS5pm-7pm, Make-Your-Own Taco BuffetPENNY PLAY DATE 5pm-7pm, Kids only buffet and Mexican esta craft, $.99 per child.22DMGA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP TRIVIA NIGHT 6pm-9pm24MIXED GOLF SHOTGUN SUNDAY NIGHT GRILL OUT 5pm-7pm, Beer Can Chicken 28THEMED NIGHTS5pm-7pm, Make-Your-Own Taco BuffetPENNY PLAY DATE 5pm-7pm, Kids only buffet and Mexican esta craft, $.99 per child. T he NOTSONEWLYWEDDINNER DANCE!Enjoy a ve-course dinner and play the classic 1960s couples game show...with a Dunes twist. 6pm-9pm $29 per person 19B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013
ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201320B by Anne MitchellAccording to a new survey released this week by OpenTable, a leading provider of online restaurant reservations, restaurants are poised to be busy with diners celebrating love not only on Thursday, February 14, but on the weekend following Valentines Day. Diners also indicated that they plan to celebrate love in a big way with a projected check average of $139, which is 63 percent more than the typical OpenTable check average of $85 per couple. For island restaurants, this most romantic of holidays this year offers the possibility of a three-day dining opportunity but also points up the need to make reservations as soon as possible. Valentines Day falls at the peak of the winter high season, and Sanibel and Captiva restaurants are jammed every night. The survey also examined dating habits and trends related to the busiest holiday for dining out. 51 percent of respondents said they plan to dine out on Thursday, February 14, while 36 percent said they plan to celebrate Valentines Day on Friday, February 15, or Saturday, February 16 5 percent of diners said they plan to celebrate on Wednesday, February 13 8 percent of respondents plan on dining out more than once for Valentines Day Island restaurants many of them more romantic than most are ready to offer special hospitality to make the occasion special. For example, Traditions on the Beach at the Island Inn has planned an evening of dinner with gulf front views, dancing, live entertainment and perhaps even a sunset stroll on the beach if you time it right. A complimentary long stem rose will be given to each Valentine. Traditions is located steps from the water. If you want to be sure of an after-dinner sunset stroll on the beach, book the 5 to 5:30 p.m. seating. Dinner specials will be served in addition to the regular menu. For those who want to dance or just listen to romantic ballads, Pianoman Joe McCormick will be playing popular favorites, smooth vocal stylings, R&B, jazz and pop. Traditions is housed in the historic Island Inn at 3111 West Gulf Drive, phone 472 4559. Cupid is expected to boost the sale of jewelry this year, too. The 2013 Valentines Day spending survey conducted by BIGinsight for the National Retail Federation found that those who intend to purchase jewelry as a gift accounted for 19.7 percent of shoppers and that figure is up from 18.9 percent in 2012, according to the survey. The NRF expects sales of jewelry and watches to increase 7 percent year on year for Valentines Day at $4.4 billion. Lily & Co. Jewelry Gallery on Sanibel is ready for love. The store will celebrate romance, fine jewelry and fine art with five days of special events the week of Valentines Day. For the fifth year, the Sanibel jewelry store has geared up to help men make perfect choices for their Valentines with a four-day Save The Males event February 11 to 14. Receive Godiva chocolates, a Valentines card and roses from Floral Artistry with any purchase. Make a purchase of over $500 and receive the Platinum Valentines Gift Package, which includes all of the above, plus dinner for two at Traders Store & Caf on Sanibel. Lily & Co co-owner Dan Schuyler calls it, a one-stop shop to create that perfect romantic evening. During Save The Males, Lily & Co will host a trunk show on Tuesday, February 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with award-winning designer Denny Wong showcasing the Hong Kong natives entire line of elegant pieces. Since 1974, Wong has made Hawaii his home, where his passion of jewelry design and love for the islands unite to create many fine lines of jewelry. Hawaiian-themed fare and refreshments will be served. Also, Sanibel artist Myra Roberts will unveil her new collection during a cocktail reception from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, February 15 at Lily & Co. Roberts is known for her vintage-style oil paintings that convey the mood and style of the 1920s to the 1950s. In her new collection, Roberts introduces glittery iridescent mermaids. Roberts new Tamiami painting will be up for raffle during the reception with proceeds benefiting Friends In Service Here (FISH) of Sanibel. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased at Lily & Co. The winner will be announced at the close of the reception and does not need to be present to win. Lily & Co. is now carrying Nantucket Lightship Baskets handmade by Martha Lawrence, a third generation of a family of artists who draw inspiration from the whaling history of Nantucket. When you purchase one of her baskets, you are taking home a piece of history, said Schuyler. It is like when people visit Sanibel to go shelling; people go to Nantucket and take home a piece of the island through the baskets. They represent the culture of its era. Lily & Co. is at 520 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel, phone 472-2888. Youve probably noticed the proliferation of stand-up paddleboards. This is perhaps the fastest growing sport since snowboarding. If youre interested in learning the techniques, YOLO Watersports on Captiva is holding classes on Sundays at 10 a.m. Participants are asked to arrive by 9:45 a.m. The cost is $30 per student. This is a one-hour session with yoga instructor Micaela Solomon. The class includes use of a stand-up paddleboard. YOLO offers a wide variety of boards for every age and skill level, from beginner to advanced. According to YOLO owner Marcel Ventura, It is the perfect combination of surfing and traditional canoeing or kayaking. Using a canoe-like paddle and standing atop a larger version of a traditional longboard surfboard, paddlers push themselves through the water with perfectly choreographed side to side paddle strokes. He added, Stand-up paddling offers a phenomenal core workout with a cadence much like swimming or cycling. Reservations for the classes may be made by calling 4729656. YOLO which is an acronym for You Only Live Once is at 11534 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS George & Wendys Seafood Grille offers music Tuesday through Sunday. Tonight, Friday, there will be live music by Marty Stokes & The Captiva Blues Band. On Tuesday, its Chris Coile with s and s hits. Karaoke is Wednesdays from 9 p.m. to midnight. Anthony Wayne, 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; Sunday, Dusk Duo with Dean and Kathy Winkleman on piano, guitar & vocals; Wednesday, Prime Rib and Prime Jazz!; and Thursday, dancing to Joe McCormicks 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 3954000.Restaurant owners/managers, please e-mail or fax your entertainment schedule to Anne Mitchell at islandsuncity@ aol.com or 395-2299. Around The Islands With AnneWhen Valentines Day Bookends A Weekend, Its Typically Good For Both Restaurants And Diners Beach views make island dining so romantic 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. A Denny Wong pendant, part of the trunk show of his pieces that will be held at Lily & Co. Jewelry Gallery on Tuesday, February 12, during the Save The Males Valentines events A collection of Nantucket Lightship Baskets hand made by Martha Lawrence and available at Lily & Co. Jewelry Gallery on Sanibel
21B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 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, Sanib Villa g e S e riwinkle W a S hops 2340 P Pe Ace Classic Features 19 Major Winnersby Max FriedersdorfNineteen major winners have committed to the ACE Group Golf Classic scheduled for next week, February 12-17, at Twin Eagles golf course in northern Collier County, just south of the Lee County line, east of I-75, off Immokalee Road. Fan favorites Mark OMeara, Fuzzy Zoeller and Mark Calcavecchia are among the iconic roster of major champions that also includes such all -ime golfing greats as Ben Crenshaw, Bernhard Langer, Hale Irwin, Curtis Strange, Tom Lehman and Tom Kite. Other major champions scheduled to play are Larry Nelson, Sandy Lyle, Jeff Sluman, Larry Mize, Craig Stadler, Bob Tway, Hal Sutton, Steve Elkington, Mark Brooks and Scott Simpson. The group of 19 major champions has won a total of nine Masters titles, eight U.S. Opens, seven PGA titles, and four British Opens. Returning to Southwest Florida for the 26th year, the official Champions Tour event offers golf fans a varied choice of ticket options. The Ultimate Golf Experience Book for $99 includes a weekly ticket to the Ace Group Classic, complimentary parking all week, two concession vouchers valid any day and a 10 percent discount in the pro-shop. The book also includes discounted golf rounds at 30 top courses in Southwest Florida. Twenty two of the 30 clubs are offering unlimited discount rounds to golf book purchasers. Daily tickets are available for $25, as well as individual week-long grounds passes for $50. Children 17 and under are admitted free all week with a ticketed adult. All ticket options and parking passes are available online at www.acegroupclassic.com or by calling 593-3900. SPORTS QUIZ 1. Name the winningest left-handed pitcher in Boston Red Sox history. 2. Who was the manager the only time the Arizona Diamondbacks won 100 games in a season? 3. In 2011, the SEC became the second conference to hold the top three spots in The Associated Press college football poll. What conference was the first? 4. Name the last NBA team before the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2011 draft to have two of the top four overall picks. 5. Wayne Gretzky is the all-time NHL leader in career assists with 1,963. Who is No. 2? 6. In 2012, American Vincent Hancock won his second consecutive Olympic gold medal in skeet shooting. How many other men have won consecutive golds in the event? 7. Who was the youngest player to take part in golfs Ryder Cup?1. Mel Parnell had 123 victories (1947-56). 2. Buck Showalter went 100-62 in 1999. 3. The Big Eight, in 1971 (No. 1 Nebraska, No. 2 Oklahoma and No. 3 Colorado). 4. Houston, in 1983. 5. Ron Francis had 1,249 career assists. 6. Hancock was the rst to do it. 7. Sergio Garcia was 19 when he played for Europe in the Ryder Cup in 1999. ANSWERS Dunes Sunday Mixed GolfSunday Mixed Golf results from February 3 at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club. For mat: beat the pros, best net of team. Rohl, Bob 49 Rohl, Roberta Dyke, David Dyke, Joan Mallon, Douglas 52 Mallon, Jeanne Muench, Jerry Muench, June Winkler, Tom 53 Winkler, Willie Blouin, Roger Chappell, Barbara Chestnut, Jack 53 Chestnut, Fay Kunz, Norbert Kunz, Aud Blue, Dave 54 Blue, Gussie Curcuru, Felix Curcuru, Carol Hotchkiss, Bill 54 Hotchkiss, Valerie Fantozzi, Jim Fantozzi, Janet Humphrey, Hank 55 Humphrey, Ann Glenn, Bill Glenn, Mardi Frymoyer, John 57 Frymoyer, Anne Grosse, Ken Grosse, Ginny Wainwright, Dod 60 Wainwright, Annie Walter, Michael Hochschild, Tanya Pros 60 StandingTeam Name WonLost FirstBunts Ball Busters 13264 SecondBathroom Magic 12967 ThirdSanibel Caf 11284 FourthOdd Balls 93103 FifthIsland Lifers 83113 SixthSandycappers 82114 SeventhDeep Pockets 79117 EighthFresh Legion Crew 75121SANIBEL 8-BALL POOL LEAGUE 2012-13 Standings through February 4 Sanibel Caf8Sandycappers4 Island Lifers8Odd Balls4 Deep Pockets6Fresh Legion Crew6 Bunts Ball Busters6Bathroom Magic6February 4 Results Sanibel 8-Ball Pool LeagueTop Two Teams Battle To A TieBunts Ball Busters and Bathroom Magic battled to a 6-6 tie, and Bunts retained a three game lead in the Sanibel 8-Ball Pool League with seven weeks to play. Sanibel Caf strengthened its hold on third place with an 8-4 whitewashing of the Sandycappers. John Earle and Joe Mason had perfect 3-0 nights for the winners and Kevin Pottorf gained three of his teams four points with a dominating win over Cafs acting captain Pete Mindel, who blamed increased administrative duties for his loss. In an effort to move up in the standings, the Odd Balls brought in Danny Goodsitt, a top shooter from Orlando. Goodsitt displayed his skills by sinking the eight ball in his first game. But, alas, he scratched for a loss. From there on in, it was downhill for Goodsitt as Island Lifer Gary Murza put him back on the bus to Orlando with a 3-0 trouncing and pushed the Lifers to fifth place. Also posting 3-0 wins for the night were Noah Smith, Tom Schaner, Chip Gelpi and Patty Frank. Steve Gordon played only two games and won both handily over Matt Muggins Hall.
ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 201322B From page 16BSporting SceneArena football returned to this area last year in the form of the Florida Tarpons, who will play a 12-game season this year in the seven-team Ultimate Indoor Football League. The Tarpons will open the season on the road March 8 against the Missouri Monsters, a new league entry. The home opener at Germain Arena is a week later against the Sarasota Thunder, another new UIFL member. The league is down three teams from 2012 with Corpus Christi joining Missouri and Sarasota as new franchises. Florida, Lakeland, Miami and Georgia are returning teams. In their first season a year ago, the Tarpons were undefeated in the regular season before losing to Lakeland in the league championship. The team recently announced the signing of quarterback Ryan Perrilloux, who played his college days at LSU and Jacksonville State in Alabama. As a junior he quarterbacked Jacksonville to an 8-3 record and was named Ohio Valley Player of the Year. Michael Taylor will return this season as Tarpons head football coach. Twins 15th Annual Spring Training and Bowling Tournament These two events have raised more than $1 million for the Lee Memorial Health Systems Regional Cancer Center over the last 15 years. Participants will meet, mingle and play golf with members of the Minnesota Twins next Friday, February 15, at Pelicans Nest in Bonita Springs. Registration includes prizes, golf, lunch, dinner and a gift bag. The Twins Roll Cancer into the Gutter will be held February 17 at Gator Lanes in Fort Myers. Each bowling team will include a member of the Twins. Additional information and registration are available by calling 343-6053. Dunes Mens Golf Presidents CupThe Dunes Golf And Tennis Club Individual Net Mens Golf Association Presidents Cup results are: Name Shots Score Presidents Flight Rains, Gordon 13 61 Burkholder, Jim 17 65 Finzen, Terry 13 68 Sell, George 16 69 Davis, Noel 7 70 Rohl, Bob 6 71 Schoen, Bob 17 71 Raboy, Joe 18 71 Mistler, Jeff 11 72 Cantalupo, Rocky 12 73 Curcuru, Felix 11 77 August, Tom 11 77 Greenberg, Ed 13 78 Kunz, Norbert 15 79 Czarnecki, Jack 13 79 Hopkins, Dick 17 82 Perkins, Dan 16 87 Muench, Jerry 9 Wd Mallon, Douglas 12 Wd Sleiter, Jay 16 Wd Bradford, Jim 19 Wd Vice Presidents Flight Hotchkiss, Bill 22 55 Veratti, Tom 20 61 Miller, Joe 21 65 Dyke, David 21 69 Lindman, Bob 21 69 Blue, Dave 19 70 Weymouth, Don 21 70 Pilibosian, Phil 20 72 Roberts, Jack 21 72 Giangiorgi, Richard 20 Wd Winkler,Tom 21 Wd Governors Flight Hnatow, Mike 23 69 Mclaughlin, Bruce 24 70 Jewett, Skip 22 73 Cortopassi, Sandy 74 Daly, Bill 22 74 Brodersen, Roy 22 80 Dutton, Gary 23 82 Richmond, Mike 24 84 Friedersdorf, Max 24 86 Treasures Flight Simms, Charles 25 70 Swain, Bill 25 73 Grosse, Ken 27 74 Sprinkle, Bruce 26 75 Parmelee, David 30 76 Reynolds, Dave 28 77 Jones, Dave 30 80 Trautwein, Jack 28 82 Strothman, Jack 28 88 Round 2 will be played Wednesday, February 6. Hole-In-OneOn January 29, Peter Cline scored a 91-yard hole-in-one on the second hole at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club. Gordon Rains and Jack Roberts witnessed the hole-in-one as Cline used his Gap Wedge club and a Noodle ball. This is his second hole-inone of his career. Seldom Seen Visitor On Golf CourseDuring a r ecent round of golf at Beachview, now Sanibel Island Golf Club, players spotted a seldom seen visitor on the eighth hole, an iguana. Vacationing on Sanibel is always close to nature. This is the first one I have seen in my 17 years visiting here, said Stephen Doherty from Watertown, Massachussetts, who took this photograph while vacationing at Casa Ybel Resort. Iguana on the golf course Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email email@example.com T an by d a y Rattan by ni g ht www. f urniture-w o rld.ne t 239 489 3311 FREE DELIVERY FREE SET UP FREE REMOVAL F urniture to t your F l ori d a l i f esty le San Carlos
23B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Dunes Womens Golf Memorial Tournament The members of the Dunes Womens Golf Association (DWGA) held its annual three-day memorial tournament, completing the final round on Friday, January 25. The tournament was played in Ryder Cup format, and the Hookers edged out the Slicers on the final day of play, accumulating a total of 236.5 points versus the Slicers 231.5. Slicers: Joan Kent and Anne Frymoyer, Betsy Cox, Sharon Hannon, June Muench, Gussie Blue, Daphne Hellmuth, Noel Barbee, Nancy McConnell, Mike Dutton, Ann McDonald, Mary Donovan, Tanya Hochschild, Lesley Simmons, Muriel Deroberts, Julie ONeill, Carol Curcuru, Judy Yenkole with Irmingard Markusch as a substitute. Duplicate BridgeOn Tuesday, January 29, there were 14 tables in play at The Community House. The winners were: North/South 1. Claro and Terry Terrana 2. Kenneth Appel and Albert Simon 3. Lydia and Walter Freedman 4. Jane Wiue and Tom Giles 5. Linda Tedeschi and Steen Metz 6. Susan Dellinger and Marilyn Hill East/West 1. Irma and Mel Rotstein 2. Rosemary and Frank Bloom 3. Karen and Geolfrey Moss 4. Jim Rawcliffe and Clark Wockerman 5. Maureen Hnatow and Gail Leach 6. Myru Fisher and Gini Gersack The game runs for six months, November through April, at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at The Communithy House at 2173 Periwinkle Way. For information, call Susan Willoughby at 281-3259. Nifty NinersThe Dunes Golf & Tennis Club announced the Nifty Niners event results from Thursday, January 31. Format: Net Stableford Flight 1 1st Joan Dyke 22 Sandra Jones 2nd Sue Norpell 20 3rd Nancy Hopkins 18 Flight 2 1st Bridget Funk 19 2nd Jeanne Lindman 18 Roberta Rohl Judy Yenkole 3rd Maureen OBrien 12 O ces in Sanibel, Fort Myers & Punta Gorda Phone: (239) 931-7566 Fax: (239) 9317560 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.hmdlegal.comReal Estate Business Law Commercial Litigation E M Jbt Hbn Cf DCbn HOLTZ MAHSHIE DECOSTAATTORNEYS AT LAW DAVID J SASS CPAIndividual, Corporation, Estates & Trusts FIRPTA Withholding & Accounting ServicesFlorida CPA since 1986239-395-0690Island Resident Hookers: Linda Defrancisco and Jeanne Lindman, Karen Hendricks, Carol Brodersen, Annie Wainwright, Ann Humphrey, Nancy Greenberg, Janice McNeal, Grethe Christiansen, Jana Stone, Cathy Sleiter, Lil Galius, Ann McCarthy, Toni Warren, Maureen OBrien, Rosemary Ryan, Mardi Glenn, Pat Wentling with Barbara Chappell as a substitute. 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
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Valentine defied Claudius and continued to perform marriages for young lovers in secret. On Feb. 17, 1904, Giacomo Puccinis opera Madame Butterfly premieres at the La Scala theater in Milan, Italy. Set in Nagasaki, Japan, Madame Butterfly told the story of an American sailor, B.F. Pinkerton, who marries and then abandons a young Japanese geisha, Cio-Cio-San, or Madame Butterfly. On Feb. 11, 1916, Emma Goldman, a crusader for womens rights and social justice, is arrested in New York City for lecturing and distributing materials about birth control. She was accused of violating the Comstock Act of 1873, which made it a federal offense to disseminate contraceptive devices and information through the mail or across state lines. On Feb. 13, 1920, The League of Nations, the international organization formed at the peace conference at Versailles in the wake of World War I, recognizes the perpetual neutrality of Switzerland. The League also established its headquarters in the Swiss city of Geneva. On Feb. 16, 1959, Fidel Castro is sworn in as prime minister of Cuba after leading a guerrilla campaign that forced right-wing dictator Fulgencio Batista into exile. The United States initially recognized the new Cuban dictator but withdrew its support after Castro nationalized U.S. assets on the island. On Feb. 15, 1965, in accordance with a formal proclamation by Queen Elizabeth II of England, a new Canadian national flag is raised above Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Canadas national flag was to be red and white with a stylized 11-point red maple leaf in its center. On Feb. 12, 1973, the release of American POWs from the Vietnam War begins in Hanoi as part of the Paris peace settlement. Operation Homecoming was completed on March 29, 1973, when the last of 591 U.S. prisoners were released and returned to the United States. It was Simon Cameron, who served as secretary of war under President Abraham Lincoln, who made the following sage observation: An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought. You might not be surprised to learn that some people who play video games can become rather obsessed. In 2007, one such person, a 45-year-old gamer, used a Japanese sword to rob a lingerie shop. He was apprehended, and when he was put on trial, he told the judge that at the time of the robbery he believed he was a female elf. Its common knowledge that methane, a greenhouse gas, contributes to the rise in global temperatures. Its less well-known, however, that 20 percent of the worlds methane emissions comes from livestock and their, well ... emissions. Many professional matchmakers say that one should never date a person who is younger than half ones age, plus seven years. The average human walks approximately 100,000 miles in the course of a lifetime. If that walking were done in a straight line on the equator, you would circle the Earth four times. In the early 1990s, a couple in Milwaukee was curious about the value of a painting they had displayed in their home, so they invited an art expert to evaluate the piece. The painting in question turned out to be of little relative value, but the expert noticed another work, a still life with flowers, that the owners believed to be a reproduction of a Van Gogh. Imagine this couples surprise when the work turned out to be an original 1886 painting, which later sold at auction for $1.4 million. A bride at her second wedding does not wear a veil because she wants to see what she is getting. -Anonymous THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY26B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013
27B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Center 4 Life ProgramsSanibel Fit 4 Life is the motto at Center 4 Life. All ages are welcome. Island Seniors, Inc. members may attend fitness classes held at the Center 4 Life, 2401 Library Way, by presenting a coupon. Booklets of 12 coupons can be purchased at the center; cost is $42, or buy three coupons for $10.50. Cash or checks to the City of Sanibel are accepted. Members of the City of Sanibel Recreation Center must show their membership cards to attend. Happy Hour Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. with Sandi McDougall. Format is 45 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of balance, core strength and flexibility exercises. Essential Total Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Cardio, muscle strengthening and flexibility training with hand weights, stretch cords, chairs and stability balls. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Power Hour Fitness Tuesday and Thursday at 8 a.m. Hand weights, stretch cords and stability balls, along with mats, are used to strengthen your muscles. Improve core strength and balance. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Gentle Yoga with Kris Brown Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper alignment and circulation. Mats are used to meet the needs of varying experience levels. Bring a towel. Chair Yoga Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. Tuesday Kayaking February 12, 19 and 26, 8:30 a.m. There is space for 16 people on eight two-person kayaks and unlimited space for those who own their own kayaks. Kayaks, paddles and life jackets provided. Bring water, a small snack, change of clothing, sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses and a hat. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Stop by the center to sign up. Page Turners with Ann Rodman Wednesday, February 13 at 2:30 p.m., Clays Quilt by Silas House. After his mother is killed, four-year-old Clay Sizemore finds himself alone in a small Appalachian mining town. Together, the townfolk help Clay fashion a quilt of life from the treasured pieces that surround him. Wednesday, March 13 at 2:30 p.m. Zeitoun by David Eggers. True story about what happened to a SyrianAmerican man and his family during Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. A horrific series of events for a very fine man. Tenth Annual Friday Coping With Life Series February 8, 1:30 p.m. How Do You Know When Its Time To Make A Move To Assisted Living by McKenzie Mills, assisted living healthcare marketing specialist for Shell Point Retirement Community. This presentation will provide you with a better understanding of what the differences are between independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing care. February 15, 11 a.m. Storytelling by Bert MacCarry. February 22, 1:30 p.m. Damaris Peters Pike in A Daughter Remembers Irving Berlin. Limited seating. Cost is a $5 donation for members and $10 for non-members. March 1, 2 p.m. Memory Challenges with Millennium Cognitive staff. Limited to 25 participants. Cost is $10 for members $15 for non-members. Challenge your mind with brain games and mental puzzles such as the N Back Game and Pile Puzzler that will work the different levels of your mind, especially areas that have been dormant for years. Make challenging your brain a habit. March 8, 1:30 p.m. Planning Ahead, Downsizing, Selling Your Home, and How to Handle the Transition by Mary Moore, moving resources manager at Shell Point Retirement Community. Making a move can be overwhelming. Learn tips on staging your home for sale, downsizing and rightsizing your belongings as you transition to your new home. March 15, 2 p.m. Coin Logic with Millennium Cognitive staff, limited to 25 participants. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. The coin logic program will help you develop and increase understanding of patterns and variables. These games will strengthen logic and reasoning skills. Armed with a pile of coins, your mental powers will be put to the test in a series of challenging games. March 22, 2 p.m. Creative Problem Solving with Millennium Cognitive staff. Limited to 25 participants. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Creative problem solving is not just about getting the right answers, its about sharpening your mind to think logically. The human brain thrives on learning and experiencing new things. If something is routine or too easy, brains are essentially operating on autopilot, which does little to boost cerebral strength. Class will include working with matchsticks and toothpicks in order to come up with the solution for the given problem. Discovering Florida Daytrips Tuesday, February 12 The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. Includes transportation and admission to the museum. Docent led tours will be available throughout the day. There is a caf on the premises for a Dutch treat lunch at your leisure. Cost is $55 for members and $65 for non-members. Fort Myers pickup at 8:30 a.m. Friday, February 15 Coral Castle and Cauley Square Historic Village in Homestead. Includes transportation, guided tour of the castle, lunch, and time at historic village. Discover the hidden gems of Homestead on this tour. Cost is $69 for members and $79 for non-members. Fort Myers pickup at 7:30 a.m. Monday, February 18 100th anniversary of the Titanic Exhibit at the Mahaffey Theater and lunch in St. Petersburg. Includes transportation, admission to the Titanic exhibit, lunch at Frescos on the pier. Cost is $79 for members and $89 for non-members. Fort Myers pickup at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5 Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables, Miami. Includes transportation, admission and guided tram tour of Fairchild Garden. Cost is $59 for members and $69 for non-members. Fort Myers pickup at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 7 Solomons Castle and Herrmanns Original Royal Lipizzan Stallions. Includes transportation, guided tour of Solomons Castle in Ona, lunch at the Castle, visit to Herrmanns Royal Lipizzan Stallion Farm to see the training session. Cost is $79 for members and $89 for non-members. Fort Myers pickup at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 19 Original Miami South Beach Tour. Includes transportation, guided walking and riding tour of the historic Art Deco District, lunch on your own with time on Lincoln Road, guided sightseeing boat cruise around Biscayne Bay. Cost is $65 for members and $75 for non-members. Fort Myers pickup at 6:30 a.m. GAMES: Learn to Play Mahjongg with Katie Reid Mondays, February 11, 13, 18, 21 and 22, 9 a.m. to noon. Class is limited to four or eight students and you must be able to attend all classes in the session. Supplies are provided. Cost is $12.50 for members and $25 for non-members. Third Annual Justine Smith Charity Bridge Tournament Friday, February 15 at 1 p.m. Local merchants will contribute gifts that will be awarded during the tournament. 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 Linda 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. 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 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 & 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. The Chorus Is Coming Wednesday, March 6, under the direction of Steve Cramer. The Sanibel Community Chorus Ensemble will perform at the Center 4 Life Potluck Dinner. The event will be held at the Sanibel Recreation Center. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. with the performance at 6:30 p.m. Bring an appetizer to share. Drinks and dessert will be provided by the Center 4 Life. There is no charge for members, $5 for nonmembers. Call the center at 472-5743 for details on programs or stop by to register. Museum Calendar Of Upcoming EventsThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum hosts educational events during the month of February. Friday Lunch Hour at the Museum: Nudibranchs Friday, February 8, 12 to 1 p.m., Museum Education Center What Is a nudibranch? You may not have heard of them, but Mother Nature has imbued them with some of her wildest indulgences of color and form. A nudibranch is a shell-less mollusk that bears some of the most diverse and fascinating shapes, sumptuous hues and intricate patterns of any animal on Earth. Join other shell enthusiasts as Joyce Matthys presents The Wonderful World of Mollusks at the February edition of Friday Lunch Hour at the Museum. Natural Science Lecture Series: Dr. Jos H. Leal, Ph.D. Wednesday, February, 13, 2 to 3 pm, Museum Auditorium Museum Director Dr. Jos H. Leal will discuss the newest exhibit about deep sea mollusks and their extreme environments. Night at the Museum: Vinos Picasso Monday, February 18, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Great Hall of Shells Paint a seascape and your favorite Sanibel shell, sip wine and let your inner artist emerge. Bring your own wine, cheese and crackers; we will provide all the paint supplies, canvas and fun. Registration is $45 and includes all youll need to create a work of art. For more information, contact Diane Orvis Thomas at 395-2233 or email email@example.com. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or firstname.lastname@example.org
28B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Family Owned and Operated Trusted Service Specialists (239) 472-3033 1213 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Fax: (239) 472-3439 Electric Repair, Installation & Upgrade Dock Lighting, Ceiling Fans & Much more Located on Island Fastest Response Time! Fully-trained, Expert Service Engineers State Certified Contractor EC0001147 Platinum Sponsorship For Community Fair And Retail ExpoThe Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce announced that Sundial Beach Resort and Spa has taken the Platinum Sponsorship for the 2013 Annual Community Fair and Retail Expo. The Retail Expo will be held on Sunday, February 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Community House. This event will allow islanders and visitors to become familiar with island businesses. We are very grateful to Sundial for being a Platinum Sponsor for this event, said Ric Base, president of the chamber. The retail expo is a great way to showcase island businesses and amenities and, for Sundial, this is a perfect opportunity to talk about all their new facilities. Brett Lindsay, director of sales and marketing of Sundial, with Bridgit Stone-Budd, director of marketing of the Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce League Of Women Voters AnniversaryThe League of Women Voters will celebrate its 93rd anniversary on Thursday, February 14. Since its founding, the league has worked to protect and uphold the constitutional right to vote, a right that composes the very foundation of democracy. In the upcoming Supreme Court case Shelby County, Alabama vs. Holder, the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965 will be reviewed. The VRA is landmark legislation that ensures every American citizen, regardless of race, has an equal right to vote. Should the court rule against the VRA, which prevents states from passing discriminatory voting rules, the right to vote for millions of Americans would be at risk. The thought that the Supreme Court might soon overturn the Voting Rights Act and limit voting rights should send a chill down the spine of every American, said Sanibel league president Carolyn Gray. The league believes we should be expanding voting rights, not curtailing them, and working to make elections free, fair and accessible to all eligible citizens. The upcoming Supreme Court review of the Voting Rights Act shows that even after 93 years, the leagues work is needed more than ever. The League of Women Voters of Sanibel is one of nearly 800 leagues in all 50 states that work to protect voters rights. Since 1920, the league has worked to educate and inform voters. We respect all points of view, and never support or oppose candidates for office, or political parties, said Gray. This is what sets us apart from so many organizations, and it is why we welcome new volunteers to take part in our work here in Sanibel. Membership in the league is open to men and women of all ages. For more information, email sanibelLWV@gmail. com. Carolyn Gray Creative Photography Scavenger Hunt BIG ARTS is hosting a new event, a Creative Photography Scavenger Hunt, on Tuesday, April 9 at BIG ARTS Center. Image Hunters can gather their friends and a camera for a day of art and adventure. Teams of four will embark on a conceptual scavenger hunt, photographing their interpretations of the given clues. Thinking outside the box is encouraged. Each four-person team will use one digital camera to capture images inspired by the given clues. Teams can walk, drive or bike in their search. After the teams return to BIG ARTS Center, there will be a box dinner and a big-screen presentation of the images captured by each team. Awards will be presented as the scavengers enjoy wine and dessert. The adventure begins at 3 p.m. for the pickup of clues. Teams return to BIG ARTS at 5 p.m. for boxed dinner, silent auction, showcase of entries, awards and dessert. Tickets are $45 per person for the full ticket (includes everything: the days activities, dinner, showcase, wine and dessert), $180 for four-person team. There is also an $8 showcase ticket (which includes the evenings presentation, wine and dessert only). Scavenger Hunt Committee volunteer Laurie Meyers said, Creative hunters will be off on foot, bike or car to use their clever, cool, creative talent to wow the audience and help support BIG ARTS. Proceeds will benefit BIG ARTS scholarship program. To purchase tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road; call 395-0900; e-mail info@BIGARTS.org; or visit www.BIGARTS.org. Clue in the scavenger hunt photo by Pam Brodersen
29B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Womens SeriesThe Sanibel Captiva Trust Company kicked off its Womens Series at The Sanctuary Golf Club this week with a special session on Your Purse Your Life designed to empower women to be better prepared to handle their finances independently and dynamically. WOW (Women. Opportunity. Wealth.) will include three additional sessions highlighting various womens issues. Interested attendees should contact Beth Kindt at The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company at 472-8300 or ekindt@ sancaptrustco.com. All events begin at 10 a.m. at The Sanctuary or Big Arts Phillips Gallery and seating is limited. We are pleased to present this important series, which is intended to help local women to feel confident and secure about their finances and to thrive in todays challenging times. WOW is designed to help our clients and friends cut through the clutter and make wise decisions about their personal life, career and financial future, said S. Albert D. Hanser, founder, CEO and co-chairman of The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company. Sanibel Captiva Trust Company board members Ginny Fleming, Robyn Moran, Doris Trowbridge and Sunny Scribante CECIs Annual Trike-A-Thon Another SuccessThe Childrens Education Center of the Islands recently held its annual Trike-A-Thon to raise money for St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital. The event followed a week-long lesson in bicycle safety and was vital in teaching the children about charity and giving to those in need. To date, CECI has given more than $14,900 to the hospital that is renowned for finding and sharing cures for children suffering from cancer and other catastrophic diseases. All patients at St. Judes are accepted regardless of their families ability to pay. This was a wonderful way to see children helping children, and having fun doing a good deed. said Mrs. Yates, director for the preschool. Molly Dunn concentrates on the bike path Scotty Tongyai thoroughly enjoying his good deed Images courtesy Island Photography, LLC Kai Schwartz is all smiles making his laps etting the home of your dreams starts with the right remodeler! our dreams ghtremo Kitchens, Bathrooms, Outdoor Entertainment, Media Rooms, Poo l s/Spas, C l osets, an d Comp l ete Home Remo d e l s LI C # CGC 059261A passion for service and excellence since 1989 ost trusted by absentee homeowners to make dreams come true! Free in-home consultation239.939.5411www.ProgressiveBuilders.com Extensive planning & design Top materials & workmanship Security safeguards Weekly reports Promises kept
30B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, For about the past two weeks, my seven-year-old daughter has refused to go to school. Its been awful. We are trying different things to help her but nothing is working. Do you have any ideas? Roxanne G., Estero, Florida Roxanne, School refusal behaviors are very frustrating and it can happen at any age. Signs of school refusal typically reflect some form of anxiety: separation from a parent; academic performance; bullying; lack of peer acceptance; obsessions or compulsions. The child or adolescent may display a variety of behaviors in order to avoid going to school: temper tantrums; body aches or sickness; or school-specific phobias. A transition at home may come before the onset of school refusal; it can be major like a divorce, new school, death of a loved friend, family member or pet, or just a change in schedule such as a long weekend or school vacation. According to the Maryland School Mental Health Association: When compared to their developmental peers: Students who display symptoms of school refusal display lower levels of academic performance. Students who display symptoms of school refusal are less likely to complete high school. Students who display symptoms of school refusal display more disruptive behavior in school. Students who display symptoms of school refusal are more likely to skip certain classes. Students who display symptoms of school refusal inhibit the learning process of others. So school refusal is a serious issue and not one that goes away without some type of intervention. When the behavior is fairly new or not routine, younger children often do very well with just a little help from parents and teachers. Adolescents present more of a challenge. Once school refusal becomes significant and has begun to go on for multiple weeks, the prognosis is still excellent but a treatment component from a mental health professional is usually necessary. Generally speaking, a few talk sessions with your child to understand the root cause of the anxiety is the first step. Once the trusted adults in her life understand the cause and provide the emotional support to deal with her concerns, your daughter will be more comfortable expressing her anxiety in a more functional way. Partnering with your daughters school to solve this behavior is very important. Work with the school to help her make up any missed academic work. For her to develop any additional fears of school failure from missed schoolwork would be detrimental. Very often school counselors, teachers and psychologists will establish an incentive system for attending school on a regular basis. They will also check with your daughter from time to time to make sure everything is going well. Resolving school refusal takes time but is most often successful once the childs anxiety and fears have been identified and discussed. For more detailed information on this topic visit http://aacap.org Ms. Greggs is adjunct faculty at Edison State College where she teaches psychology and education courses. She is also Nationally Certified School Psychologist and consultant for School Consultation Services, a private educational consulting company. Questions for publication may be addressed to email@example.com. Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: How are stress and self-worth connected?A: Our selfworth affects how we manage stress. We all have different levels of self worth. The development of our real self-worth comes from the completeness and wholeness within ourselves. The amount of self-worth that you assign yourself is of great importance. It is important to learn to appreciate yourself every day. The key is to learn to love and honor yourself. Learn to listen to and trust your inner guidance system, that inner knowing that softly guides you to the proper action for the situation you are facing. Your inner guidance (intuition) system will not lead you astray. We all have an inner knowing. It can come as a hunch to take a certain course of action. You may feel a strong sensation in your body to avoid a situation. Pay attention to the messages you are receiving. With this increased awareness, your level of self-worth will increase and stress levels will decrease for a healthier and happier you. Choosing e Right Insurance Agent Makes All e Di erence firstname.lastname@example.org Marge MeekLong-time Island Resident Call me anytime for your business and personal insurance needs. Serving Florida for over 55 years with a team of over 35 professionals. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Harman To Speak At BIG ARTS The FORUM at BIG ARTS Distinguished Scholars Lecture Series welcomes Jane Harman to Schein Performance Hall on Thursday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. Harman is the former U.S. Representative for Californias 36th congressional district, serving from 1993 to 1999, and from 2001 to 2011, when she resigned from Congress to join the Woodrow Wilson Center as its first female Director, President and CEO. Representing the aerospace center of California during nine terms in Congress, Harman served on the Armed Services, Intelligence and Homeland Security committees. She received the Defense Department Medal for Distinguished Service in 1998, the CIA Seal Medal in 2007, and the CIA Directors Award and the National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal in 2011. She is a member of the Defense Policy Board, State Department Foreign Policy Board, CIA External Advisory Board, the Director of National Intelligences Senior Advisory Group, and is a Trustee of the Aspen Institute and the University of Southern California. Prior to serving in Congress, Harman served as a top aide in the U.S. Senate and as Deputy Cabinet Secretary to President Jimmy Carter. All speakers in The FORUM program are sold out, though interested patrons can come 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 next FORUM speaker is Dr. Stephen Roach on Wednesday, February 20. The FORUM Grand Patron Series Sponsors are Northern Trust and Sue and Tom Pick. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event and performance information. To purchase tickets, stop by BIG ARTS or call the Marks Box Office at 395-0900. 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32B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Superior InteriorsDelightfully Dazzling Dining Rooms by Cindy MalszyckiOftentimes, I meet a client who thinks their dining room is the easiest of all rooms to furnish. Once theyve made the decision on their table and chairs, they tend to think thats all there is to it. Not so. While that may be one of the biggest decisions to be made, its far from all. I submit that you still need to consider providing for the comfort of guests as well as the convenience of the hostess. I find that there are often problems unique to this room that often make it a design challenge. With that in mind, it does take some considerable planning to create and design a dining room that will take center stage in your home. Chairs alone are a far from simple choice. Massive ones take up too much space, so its important to search for well designed chairs that are comfortable as well. Dont worry about having enough dining room chair shapes and sizes to pick from; there are so many its bewildering, unless of course you have professional help. Tables, too, come in all shapes and sizes. The size should fit both the room and your family and ideally be designed for easy expansion. Expandable tables, with drop leaves, built-in extensions and inserts/leaves are all practical. Todays table design options can convert from a small cozy table to one that can be instantly enlarged when company is expected. The lighting above your table should be carefully selected to assure the right wattage and the best light direction for the diners. The height of the chandelier is another important decision. Its also more convenient to have silverware, linens and serving pieces stored right in the room. A sideboard or chest will help to give you the storage you need, and can also handle the food for a sit down buffet. If you opt for this additional furniture piece, consider its top. Its best for these pieces to be covered in a moistureand stain-resistant material such as marble or tile. Other storage options to consider are cabinets or armoires. A very attractive unit might also become the rooms focal point an extra added design benefit. Youll find it helpful to think through the many uses of your dining room. Our modes of entertaining are many and ever changing. Ultimately, this means that your dining room design plan should be one that features flexibility. Whether youre hosting a Sunday brunch for six or a midnight snack for 20, versatility and comfort should guide you toward the best furniture and design plan. Cindy Malszycki is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at cindy@decden. net. Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference 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 9100 College Pointe Ct., Fort Myers, FL 33919 www.sbshlaw.com | 239-334-1141In which state should you base your estate plan? The WRONG answer could cost you thousands ... or millions!ATTENTION!Dual State Residents Free Florida Estate Planning Guide 239-334-1141 or www.sbshlaw.com c ? y c o s t y I n whi c plan? cost y Craig R. Hersch|Attorney, CPAFlorida Bar Board Certied, Wills, Trusts & Estates Island Sun Will Power Columnist Just My Opinionby Bryan HayesAs with all of my articles, its just my opinion. With the current outbreak of red tide, I want to discuss what works for me. When we have a red tide event, I often find it necessary to close up the windows and turn the air conditioning on. I find it helps with the coughing and irritation. I believe that by running the air through the system, it helps clean the air. This happens in two ways. When the a/c is running, the air passes over a cold, wet coil. I suspect that the moisture that is being removed from your home captures some of the red tide irritants that may be present and then washes out with the condensated water. I also think that because we are recirculating the same air through the system, some of these toxins dissipate over time. Whether you have a high-end filtration system or just use standard throw aways, any filtration will help to some extent. It may be beneficial to change your filters a little more often when we have a red tide event. Also, it may be beneficial to run your fan even if you are not heating or cooling your home. By recirculating the air through the filtration systems, the air will be cleaned. Bryan Hayes is a Sanibel air conditioning contractor. He also owns, with his brother Todd, an electrical business on Sanibel. He can be reached at Bryan@Sanibelair.com. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or email@example.com
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34B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 I guess that my workshops that describe the benefits of Florida residency, including the potential income tax savings, have made word all the way back to St. Paul, Minnesota. In response to the flock of snowbirds who maintain residences here and there, Governor Mark Dayton wants to tax the investment income of those who spend more than 60 days in the land of ten thousand lakes, even if they are no longer legal residents of the state. I jest, of course, about my workshops, but this is potentially serious business. The new tax would hit part-time Minnesota residents unearned income. So even if one doesnt spend the requisite six months and a day in the state to qualify as a taxable resident of Minnesota, they must file a Minnesota state income tax return if this new law gets passed. Floridians who enjoy watching their former hometown Twins during spring training and then go back to their Minnesota lake residences to play with their grandchildren during the hot summer months would apparently be baked economically by the Governors scheme. Minnesota, like other northern states that impose income taxes, has watched their wealthier residents take flight to Florida, where no state income tax is imposed. This means a big difference when considering unearned revenue sources of many retirees such as dividends, interest and capital gains. Earned income in states that impose a state income tax (such as salaries) cant be avoided, regardless of the individuals state of residence. But most retirees dont have any more earned income. Instead, their income is derived from their savings. So this plan attempts to tax those part-year residents on the theory that they consume state services, even if they are only there the months of July and August. How might Minnesota rein in those crafty snowbirds that have legal residences here in Florida? The state department of revenue has their ways. They could subpoena phone records, credit card statements, restaurant receipts and a host of other bread crumbs that Minnesota Hansels and Gretels leave behind when they spend the summer months in their former home state. This discussion leads me to wonder whether a snowbird tax might legally be avoided anyway. Consider, for example, a scenario where those who own summer residences in Minnesota gave the residence away to their children and simply rented them back during the months that they wish to reside there. The law must make a distinction between a partial-year resident and a simple visitor, or else I would suppose that it would cast too wide a net or fail on constitutional grounds. When the estate tax exemptions were lower, this strategy may not have worked well, as the gift might consume too much of the available exemption. With the increased federal gift tax exemptions available, however, it would seem possible to gift away a Minnesota residence into a trust or family partnership of some kind, and then rent the residence for the term that one would like to use it. So long as a former resident remains outside of the property tax rolls, I would guess that the state would have a hard time claiming any form of residency that would allow them to impose the income tax. But the details of Governor Daytons plan are not yet ironed out, so tax attorneys like me will have to wait to review the fine print. States are coming up with increasingly desperate measures to balance their budgets. Governor Daytons tax grab includes a proposal to increase Minnesotas already high personal income tax rate to 9.85 percent on income above $150,000 for singles and $250,000 for married filers. This would rank Minnesotas income tax rate among the top six in the nation. Look for other states to follow suit. These are going to be interesting times, but luckily many of the new federal tax laws are going to give estate planners leeway to give their clients options that would otherwise not be there in a more restrictive estate and gift tax environment. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerThe Snowbird Taxby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Memory Mobile To Be At Bank Of The IslandsBank of the Islands will host the Memory Mobile in its Sanibel office parking lot on Monday, February 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A service vehicle of the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimers Association, The Memory Mobile offers information on Alzheimers disease, referrals to community resources, care consultations, memory screenings and Alzheimers caregiver training. The Memory Mobile will be parked in the Bank of the Islands parking lot at 1699 Periwinkle Way. The Alzheimers Association provides such great resources for our community, said Bank of the Islands Sanibel office manager Rob Lisenbee. Hosting their Memory Mobile for our neighbors to visit is a great way to show how much we appreciate being your island bank. All services are free. Appointments are recommended but not required. For more information or to schedule a memory screening, contact Program Specialist Emily Reese at 405-7008 or firstname.lastname@example.org.. Memory Mobile screenings at Bank of the Islands 24 hour Emergency Service on Sanibel & Captiva239-437-5595 Check us out at Unionmechanical.com
35B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 deaRPharmacistSlippery Elm Soothes Stomach Problemsby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: Ive dealt with stomach problems all my life. Sometimes its hard to eat, but I am under physician care. What natural remedy can soothe my tummy when its hard to eat? WC, Denver, Colorado Probiotics are fundamental to digestive health. And a diet free of common food allergens is in order. Something like slippery elm could help. Known as Ulmus fulva to herbalists, the mucilage from the inner bark of the tree provides extensive nutrition and easy-to-digest complex carbs. Slippery elm forms a slick gel coating and soothes everything it comes in contact with including your mouth, throat, stomach and intestines. It could help you with acid reflux, ulcerative colitis, gastritis, chronic pancreatitis, constipation/diarrhea and ulcers. It may support tissue regeneration for people with leaky gut syndrome (aka excessive intestinal permeability). A bad cough or bronchitis may respond to the soothing properties of slippery elm. Slippery elm is sold as tablets/capsules, liquid herbal extracts and lozenges. The lozenges are nice for sore throats. Health food stores carry powder which is basically just ground up inner bark of the tree. There are coarse and fine powders; coarse is needed to make topical poultices which help cuts, bruises and achy joints, such as that from gout. The fine powder can be eaten as a gruel (pronounced like cruel but with a g). Slippery elm contains calcium, manganese, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, beta-carotene, vitamin C and plenty of B vitamins. Children, adults and the elderly can eat this when recuperating from an illness, having trouble digesting or holding down food or wasting. Think of it as Mother Natures Ensure. The recipe for slippery elm gruel consists of about one tablespoonful fine powder and enough hot water to make a thin, smooth paste. The amount of water used is up to your personal taste. I use one-half cup myself and blend it together. Ill confess right now, its slimy anyway you make it, but thats the point. Sweeten it with organic honey, agave, maple syrup or stevia and flavor it with with cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon rind or vanilla. Go for the consistency of cream of wheat. Once made, the dosage varies tremendously. Some say eat the whole thing in one sitting, other experts suggest a tablespoon every hour until you can eat solid food again. Perhaps consider your weight, age and severity of malnutrition as well as response. Ask your doctor if this wonderful remedy in any form is approved because there are individual considerations such as your current health status and drug regimen. Some people are allergic to elm pollen, making this a no-no. Other naturally-occurring components in slippery elm include beta-sitosterol, campestrol and a little tannin (which aggravates kidney stones). I couldnt find documented interactions except a theoretical one that says it may render meds and supplements less active, so separate administration of slippery elm from important drugs by two hours. 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. Top Ten Books On The Island1. Against Wind And Tide Anne Lindbergh 2. Sanibel Flats Randy Wayne White 3. Art Of Hearing Heartbeats Jan Sendker 4. Smash Cut Sandra Brown 5. Dry Grass Of August Anna Mayhew 6. Brief History Of Sanibel Island Repko Marya 7. House At Tyneford Natasha Solomons 8. Gift From The Sea Anne Lindbergh 9. Weird Florida Charlie Carlson 10. A Thousand Mornings Mary OliverCourtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. Dean W. 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36B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Eden Energy MedicineDouble Your Energy Instantlyby Karen L. Semmelman, Certified EEM, JD, AAMLHave you ever wondered why a baby learns so much more quickly after he/she begins to crawl? The answer is simple: because their energies begin to cross over. Since the right side of your brain controls the left side of your body and vice versa, the motion of crawling creates a cross over pattern intended to stay with us throughout our lives. Why? If energy is not crossing, than energy is flowing vertically, a condition in EEM known as homolateral resulting in access to only 50 percent of your energetic flow. By crossing energies, you regain 100 percent of your energy. As humans evolved, the majority of time was spent outside in nature, enabling electromagnetic forces from the earth to enter our bodies through a point on the bottom of our foot known as Kidney 1 point, the beginning of our Kidney meridian, thus resulting in energy flowing across our bodies. As cultures evolved, close proximity to nature diminished, reflected in our environment today shoes with synthetic soles blocking the K 1 point; living in high-rise buildings surrounded by electromagnetic frequencies; holding cell-phones; using computers and microwaves and being isolated from nature; all of which caused our energy to flow vertically. For example, experiencing pain on one side and not the other is usually an indication of homolateral patterning. The exercise of cross crawl (part of the five-minute routine) restores crossing the bodys energy and only takes one minute a day. Learn the exercise quickly as follows: 1. Assume homolateral. We assume a homolateral energy pattern since each person cant be checked. Step One: Stand and begin marching in place, lifting the right arm with the right leg and then the left arm with the left leg while breathing deeply. Do this 12 times Step Two: While standing, swing the right arm to touch the left leg simultaneously and then swing your left arm to touch the right leg simultaneously while breathing deeply. Do this 12 times Step Three: Do Step One again followed by Step Two again. Repeat this pattern a total of three times. Step Four: After the three sets of homolateral followed by cross over patterning, do an additional 24 to 36 crossover patterns (the Step Two protocol). Done you are crossed. If you do the cross-over patterning each day for one minute, your energy should stay crossed and you will feel much better! 2. Adaptation if you are unable to stand and march: You may adapt this exercise to sitting or lying. If sitting, just touch the same sides of your body with your hand and leg, lifting your leg off the floor is possible, followed by crossing your right arm to left leg. If lying down, the same applies. Have fun with your energy. Send me your questions. Next weeks topic will be chronic headaches! 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. Mom And Me by Lizzie and PryceLizzie and Pryce answer your questions and give advice about aging concerns from a two-generational perspective. A mother and daughter team, Lizzie is a retired RN and health educator, and Pryce is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in the care of elders and people with chronic illnesses. Dear Mom & Me, Over the years I often wondered why my husband chose to marry me. It hasnt been wedded bliss for fifty years, but I have finally decided why. My husband bosses me around like a child. I never initiate anything because he always does everything for me. He does what he wants, gets what he wants and I have never complained. I realize now I have no personality, no interest, and no opinions; even when I am sick, he tells me how I feel. This arrangement has always been exactly what he wanted and, rather than argue, I just went along to get along. Our two daughters are like their father. They argue a lot with him and rebelled a lot, but they both boss their husbands around just like their father has done to me. Our sons-n-law are both fed up; they have had it and want out of this family. My husband is completely mystified and cant understand why. Please tell me what has happened? Vivian Dear Vivian, You are a passive follower, but maybe a victim of your own social conditioning. Men were the leaders and they were considered to be so much more intelligent, they made the decisions, women were supposed to keep the house and care for the children. But times have changed. Your daughters may have inherited your husbands personality type, and with more progressive thinking that women can do anything, some have taken it to extremes. Some women are so aggressive their husbands just get fed up being pushed around, so they leave. The pendulum for some has just gone too far. Marriage counseling is a suggestion for your daughters and their husbands. So far as you and your husband are concerned, I doubt that change can ever happen. You have tolerated it for fifty years. Accept the fact that he will never change, because I dont think he ever will. Lizziecontinued on page 37B 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! 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37B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Let Our Family ... Take Care of Your FamilyMedical Care Close to Home In South Fort Myers OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY 9 021 Park Ro y al Drive Fort M y ers 239.432.5858FAMILY PRACTICE/INTERNAL MEDICINE 6 1 60 Winkler Road Fort Myers 239.482.1010FAMILY PRACTICE 7780 C ambridge Manor Place Fort Myers 239.275.6778FAMILY PRACTICE 9 021 Park Ro y al Drive Fort M y ers 239.267.0914PEDIATRICS 9 350 Camelot Drive Fort Myers 239.481.5437 Acce p tin g new p atients. Medicare and most insurances acce p ted. Book y our a pp ointment toda y online : Dr. DaveTicksby Dr. Dave HepburnI open my bedroom curtain and there it is every time: Mount Finlayson, looming defiantly, as if to say Dave, come lay your fins on my mount, son. We have a symbiotic/ parasitic relationship, Fin and I, whereby he hovers over the spectacular Bear Mountain golf course, keeping an intense Sauron eye on my golfballs, (which Ive stored in several bushes, fescue and deer rectums). I, in turn, scratch his spine with my feet. Should I so much as whisper mountain to Leo, my nimble, fluffy, wee white Havanese pup, he breaks immediately into four cartwheels followed by two summersaults and ends by hurtling himself into his Tongan fire/whirling dervish/ pee pee dance of joy. So we climb/drag ourselves to the summit, where we celebrate our healthy decision to have made this climb by opening a duffle bag of Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Twinkies and Ring Ding Juniors, the Hostess hall of fame. My initial health concerns with making this daily jaunt involved shattered tendons, ligaments and skulls. But, it turns out, theres a worse medical menace lurking up there (Gary Bettman excluded). One evening while petting Leo, my wife pulled at a lump as wives are wont to do with normally lumpless Havanese, and lo and behold, she held in her hand, much to her chagrin... a tick. The tick also appeared relatively chagrined, in a ticked off tick kind of way. Tick! she shrieked so shriekedly that even ticks peacefully grazing in the pastures of Finlayson glanced up. The tick who had been enjoying a course of canine corpuscles was promptly sent hurtling through the kitchen, where it landed unceremoniously on the garburator and was instantly pureed to tick heaven. While observing this tick hurtling towards the sink, accompanied by shrieks and profanity by both the tosser and the tossee, I decided to check my own carcass out for beasts mid-feasts. Sure enough, I found one, and then another. Now, as a doctor, when I peel odious disease-bearing, blood-sucking organisms from my epidermis, the screaming schoolgirl section of my brain (known as the Rob Sealey lobe) screams out to the Oompa Loompas in my frontal lobe... panic freakin stations! So I stagger to my medical books, thumbing madly past tetanus, tendons and tea-stained teeth, to try and find what illness I will die of tonight. No doubt a different illness than the one that was most assuredly going to claim my life last week when I found a bump on my uvula. So here is everything you and Leo and my wife and her husband should know about ticks. Turns out ticks are nasty and getting nastier. The little bug buggers host a host of diseases for human and Havanese, and they are all on the rise. In addition to the infamous Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), there are some bad ones that end in osis. Babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, granulocytic anaplasmosis. I dont recall learning these specific diseases in medical school, perhaps because I was playing Space Invaders while hungover in the back row. But I would also suggest that any MD (Master of Deception) who says that they remember these diseases are, most respectfully, pathological liars and possibly tax evaders. But I do recall that most words with osis on the tail mean that it will be on a test. RMSF is not just limited to Denver or Banff. A woman in the Carolinas recently died of RMSF. Lyme disease is not limited to Lyme, Connecticut. Babesiosis is not limited to Pam Anderson. In fact babesioisis is also having a real heyday in, of all places, Connecticut. (Strike Yale from the list of future schools to whom I will decline deanship when offered). So disease-bearing ticks can be found surviving and thriving from coast to coast, Cleveland included. Deet really doesnt work, despite what the Deet folks say. If you do get a tick bite, I would suggest you dont start self diagnosing. Well Ralph, it looks to me like the three-legged black-spotted deer tick and it appears to be carrying Eastern erlichlochosis. Frank, you just pulled off two legs and a tail already and you spelled ehrlichiosis incorrectly. Were going in. Bring the tick in to a tick lab and have it vivisected. So now the only way my wife will allow Leo and I back up Finlayson is if I wear chainmail and Leo wears a sucky knitted dog coat so thick he looks like a caribou. Leo doesnt care whether he gets one or not but Im a little twitchy about anything that brushes up against me, sort of like a... nervous tick. 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. From page 36BMom And MeDear Vivian, By todays standards, you are still in middle age, and you have your health. If you are unhappy with your current situation, while you cannot change your husband, perhaps there are things you can do to change yourself so you can find more joy and contentment in life. It is never too late to explore change and growth for yourself. For your adult children, they need to find their own way. It is probably true they learned their interpersonal and relationship skills at the feet of your husband. However, exploring growth, if any, is their decision. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is email@example.com.
38B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Development CityYear BuiltSquare FootageListing PriceSelling PriceDays on Market Cape HarbourCape Coral2003 3,751 1,599,0001,510,000 42 Betts Sanibel1969 2,220 1,399,0001,250,000 618 Cape Coral Cape Coral2010 5,109 1,140,0001,050,000 84 Catalpa Cove Fort Myers2006 2,933 799,000725,000 936Wildcat RunEstero2007 2,957 639,000590,000 212 Yacht Club Cape Coral2010 2,705 619,900580,000 65 Spanish WellsBonita Springs2001 3,071 613,000575,000 127 Manatee Bay St. James City1978 4,106 625,000571,000 443 Pinehurst at Pelican SoundEstero1999 2,797 565,000550,000 92 Tradewinds Sanibel1974 1,657 629,000540,000 389Courtesy of Royal Shell Real EstateTop 10 Real Estate Sales Healthy Heart Month At The Rec CenterThe following programs will be offered this week at Sanibel Recreation Center as part of their Healthy Heart Month: Thursday, February 7 Meditation 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, February 8 Body Composition Analysis 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, February 9 Backyard Games in Community Park 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, February 10 Boot Camp at Rec Center 10 a.m. to noon Events are located at The Sanibel Recreation Center unless noted otherwise. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information call 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. Agency Urges Pet Owners To Vaccinate Dogs Against Parvo-VirusLee County Domestic Animal Services (LCDAS) is urging all pet owners to vaccinate their dogs against parvo-virus. The agency has been investigating numerous cases of animal neglect, including dogs that have contracted the virus and were left to suffer. The parvo-virus is highly contagious, expensive to treat and often fatal despite treatment, said LCDAS veterinarian, Suzanne Vazzana. LCDAS recommends owners with new puppies to see their veterinarian for vaccinations beginning at six to eight weeks of age with boosters given every three weeks until puppies are 16 weeks old. Owners should continue to follow their veterinarians recommended schedule for vaccines to ensure protection against this deadly virus and limit their pets exposure to questionable areas. Parvo-virus is spread from dog to dog by direct or indirect contact with their feces. It can be especially severe in puppies that are not protected by maternal antibodies or vaccination. The common signs are severe vomiting and diarrhea. The virus can live in organic matter, such as soil, for over a year. Victims of this virus die of dehydration as the virus attacks the intestinal lining. It is important to animal shelters that the public vaccinate their pets, as these are the same pets that might end up at the shelter if they get lost. LCDAS has taken a proactive role in the community and vaccinates all dogs entering the shelter against the parvo-virus. More information about proper pet care and a list of local veterinary, emergency and low-cost clinics, is available at http://www.leelostpets.com. Nominations zgor Entrepreneur AwardThe Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) began accepting nominations on Friday, February 1 for the Southwest Florida Distinguished Entrepreneur Award. The award recognizes a small to mid-sized Southwest Florida business for its overall success. Community members are encouraged to nominate a local business in the fivecounty area (Collier, Lee, Glades, Hendry and Charlotte). Candidates must be in business for three or more years, display a high level of overall success and be able to demonstrate their innovations, achievements and local impact. Full nomination rules and eligibility can be found at www. sbdcawards.com. The winner will be selected by a judges panel of community business leaders. The 2013 Southwest Florida Distinguished Entrepreneur Award will be presented at a dinner event on Wednesday, May 22 at the FGCU Cohen Center. This event builds on the success of last years inaugural Southwest Florida Distinguished Entrepreneur Award dinner. The sold-out inaugural event honored entrepreneur and chocolatier Norman Love of Norman Love Confections as its first award recipient. Love joins Tim Cartwright, Stefan Bothe, Colleen Kvetko and Phil Borchmann as this years panel judges. The keynote speaker is Jerry Ross, executive director of the National Entrepreneur Center in Orlando. New to this years event is a special Meet the Nominees cocktail reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 21 at The Gallery on Fifth at the Mercato in Naples to welcome sponsors, judges and nominees. Presenting sponsor for the award is Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co. The dessert sponsor is Norman Love Confections. Additional event sponsors to date include Guerilla Media, Photo Magic, Relevanza, Slick Ink ALL MEDIA and Third Eye Management. The media sponsor is Gulfshore Business magazine. Tickets for the Distinguished Entrepreneur Award and Dinner are $100 per person. To learn more about exclusive sponsorship opportunities visit www. sbdcawards.com or call Dan Regelski at 745-3705. ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Top AgentsJohn Gee and Company recognized Ann Gee as its top listing agent for the month of December. Gee also recently achieved the Certified Negotiation Expert designation (CNE). The company also honored Robyn Moran as its top selling agent for the month of December. Ann Gee Robyn Moran New AgentSharon Robinson has joined John R. Wood Island Real Estate. Robinson moved to Fort Myers from Indiana in 1994 and began her real estate career in in1995. Sharon Robinson Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY CO MPUTER S ERVI C E S LAWN MAINTENAN C E PET S ITTIN G Island Pet SittingKelly TyrrellIsland Resident395email@example.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 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgVerticals 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 40B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Spicy Jalapeno Bacon And Cheese Oysters 36 oysters, shucked, on the half shell rock salt 12 ounces mozzarella cheese, grated 1/2 cup cooked bacon, crumbled 4 jalapeno peppers, chopped Arrange oysters on rock salt in a baking dish. Top each oyster with 1/2 teaspoon of the cheese, crumbled bacon and chopped jalapeno to taste. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes or until edges of oysters begin to curl. Yield: six servings Nutritional Value Per Serving: Calories 248, Calories From Fat 110, Total Fat 12g; Saturated Fat 12g; Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 50mg, Total Carbohydrates 7g, Protein 27g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.46g. Spicy Jalapeno Bacon and Cheese Oysters To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY answer on page 43B 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 43B 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.comTREE & 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 CO N S TRU C TI O N/REM O DELIN G PAINTING 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: 841-430241B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 FIND AT LEAST SIX DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PANELS
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 P OO L S ERVI C E & REPAIR Islands Premier Pool Service Professional Weekly Service Fast Expert Equipment Repair and Replacement Specializing in Gulfstream Pool Heaters239-699-6279 Deep-EndPool Service25 years experience Lic # CPC1457386REM O DELIN G Custom RemodelingCook & Son, Inc. Kitchen Baths Carpet Tile Hardwood Concrete Restoration Water Proo ng Stucco Plumbing ElectricalCGC1507121 O ce: 472-9137 Cell: 691-8445 COS METI CS MAGGIE BUTCHER 904 Lindgren Blvd. Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Ph: 239-395-0978 / 317-509-6014 email@example.com Products: www.marykay.com/mbutcher Call me for your Valentines Day Gifts for him or her!Career information available Gift ideas availableCONTRACTORS 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 42B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 Hello, my name is Debo. I am a oneyear-old male blackand-white Collie mix Are you looking for a handsome, young, single male? Well, I could be your true love. I would devote myself entirely to you and I dont care if we do the athletic thing or the couch-potato thing. Ill be your companion. Oh, about that couch-potato thing its okay, but not 24/7. Im an active breed, so be sure I get plenty of exercise. Please come check me out. My adoption fee is $25 (regularly $75) through February during Animal Services The BachelorPet adoption promotion. Hello, my name is Cedar. I am a five-year-old neutered male gray tabby domestic shorthair cat. Im a debonair guy looking for love. If you are looking for love, too, then dont look in all the wrong places. Come to Animal Services and check me out. Im a true ladies man and will shower you with love and affection. All I ask in return is your love, a couple of square meals a day, and treats and toys, of course. 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. Cedar ID# 555058 Debo ID# 555544 photos by squaredogphoto.com Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.orgTREE & 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: email@example.comB OO KKEEPIN G INF O RMATI O N TE C HN O L OG Y Bookkeeping, Information Technology Services, Inc.Accounting Services, Computer Repairs, Upgrades, Setup and Trainingwww.bitservices .com(239) 579-0817Ask for Brandon or David 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 Professional239firstname.lastname@example.org www.catherineransavage.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 UPH 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 Island43B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013
CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON 44B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE VACATION RENTAL VACATION RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL 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 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 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. 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. email@example.com NS 2/1 CC 2/22 Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-7277RS 1/4 BM TFN RS 2/8 BM TFN 1536 Bunting LaneSold by the Moran Realty Group SOLD FreeReal Estate SeminarLearn about the market, neighborhoods, condos, regulations, zoning, costs, rentals, contingencies, inspections,disclosures, contracts, clauses, etc.Mondays, 4:00 PM, Bank of the Islands 1599 Periwinkle, SanibelNo Obligation, No Sales Pitch, Just InformationCall to con rm John Gee & Company, RealtorsMoran Realty Group YES! YOU CAN AFFORD A FLORIDA HOMEPARADE OF HOMES VISIT SUNDAY, FEB 17 (1 to 3 PM) TROPICANA CO-OP 16711 McGREGOR BLVD, FT MYERS (Corner McGregor & John Morris Rd) 239-243-0822 www.tropicanacoop.comNS 2/8 CC 2/8 OPEN HOUSE WEST GULF DRIVESunday, February 10th 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, Realtor RS 2/8 CC 2/8 ANNUAL RENTALISLAND EAST END Nice large 1-2 BRs furnished, ground level, screened lanai, washer dryer, etc. $895/$1,595 seasonal. 239-339-2337; 239-980-3592. Please leave message if no answer.NS 2/8 CC 2/8 SANIBEL DUPLEX1 B/R, 1 bath ($950/mo + elec.) + water 2 B/R, 1 bath ($1,350/mo + elec.) + water Tile oors; modern kitchens; screened porches; fenced side yard; pleasant quiet area; walk to banks, stores & restaurants. Waste & sewer incl. Available March 1st. # 239-395-8774.NS 2/8 CC 2/8 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 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 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 2/8 CC 3/29 FOR SALE BY OWNER MARINER POINTE2 BDR. 2 BATH ENCLOSED LANAI POOL-TENNIS-BOAT DOCK FURNISHED NICELY DECORATED LOVELY BAY & GARDEN VIEW WAS $525,000 NOW 475,000 PRESENT MONTH LEASE INCOMEOWNER PHONE 472-6750 NS 1/25 CC 4/5
CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS 45B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 ANNUAL RENTAL/CARETAKERSERVICES 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 HELP WANTEDSANIBEL HOME WATCHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971RS 1/4 BM TFN HELLES CLEANING SERVICESResidential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047NS 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, firstname.lastname@example.org WWW.HOMEWATCHSANIBEL.COM RS 1/4 CCTFN ADRIANAS CLEANING SERVICETotally honest with a passion for perfection. Home and condo. 239-839-3984 email@example.com RS 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgNS 1/25 BM 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 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 NC TFN 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 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: email@example.comNS 2/1 CC 2/15 HELP WANTEDJerrys Foods is looking for an experienced waiter or waitress. Must be available Days, nights, and weekends. Call Mark or Tami 472-9300NS 2/1 CC 2/22 AUDI2006 A-4 turbo. Loaded, mint. 46,700 miles. $16,700. Call 631-379-4157 or 239-243-8043. Must see! Beautiful car! NS 2/8 PC 2/8 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 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 $175. Please call 239-297-2557.NS 2/8 NC TFN FOR SALE2 custom covered denim chairsopen to twin beds... on Sanibel... $600. Becky 472-6828NS 2/8 CC 2/8 FOR SALEREFRIG, AMANDA WHITE 22CF, EXC COND, BOTTOM FREEZER, $275. Call 239-395-2563NS 2/8 CC 2/8 INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY NS 2/8 CC 2/8 GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION YARD SALECommunity Yard Sale Punta Rassa Condominiums 15010 Punta Rassa Rd. 33908 February 9, 2013 7 AM till Noon Rain Date February 10NS 2/8 CC 2/8 GARAGE SALESaturday Feb 9th 9am 1pm. 812 Rabbit Road. Electronics, sewing machine, and a little of everything else. No early birds please. 239-395-1527.NS 2/8 CC 2/8 ADDITIONAL CLASSIFIED ON PAGE 46B ADDITIONAL CLASSIFIED ON PAGE 46B VALENTINES DAYNOTHING SAYS LOVE like LIVE MUSIC! Romantic Fiddlegrams for that Special Someone. February 14th ALL Day Long by Appointment Exclusively on SANIBEL Island. Book Now! Time slots are lling up. www.Musical-Elegance.com NS 2/8 CC 2/8
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) . . . 472-232946B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS HELP WANTED HELP WANTED HELP WANTEDCUSTOMER 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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or ll out applications between 11-2 daily.NS 1/18 NC TFN 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, Fl Phone: 239-472-3644, ext 1 Fax: 239-472-2334 www.crowclinic.orgHELP US PLEASE!!We need volunteers for: Clinic emergency patient admissions desk and baby animal feeders Visitor education center greeters and gift shop cashiers CROW (239) 472-3644, ext. 231 or email@example.comRS 1/4 NC TFN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITYThe Sunshine Ambassador Program is a new and exciting volunteer opportunity offered at the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida located within HealthPark Medical Center. The Sunshine Ambassadors will greet, assist and be a positive rst point of contact for patients, families and visitors entering the hospital. The Ambassadors also make a difference to families by providing educational and healthful resources to assist in GRANDparenting for GRANDchildren. We are currently seeking year-round volunteers to work one 4-hour shift Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm or 12:00pm to 4:00 pm. If you would be interested in learning more about this wonderful new opportunity, please contact Lisa Ellinwood, Volunteer Resources Coordinator at 239-343-5062 at the Golisano Childrens Hospital.NS 2/8 CC TFN VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDAt The Sanibel School Call Michelle Wesley 239-910-8000RS 1/4 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. NS 2/1 CC 2/1 SEASONAL HELP WANTEDIsland Pursuit a ladies and mens clothing store located in Periwinkle Place is looking for seasonal help. Part time / Full time. Nights and weekends a must. Competitive wages and a generous apparel discount offered. Retail clothing background preferred. Fax resume to: 472-8113 or email: email@example.com NS 2/8 CC 2/8 CUSTOMER SERVICE/ OUTSIDE SALESWe need you to pamper our customers and spread the word about our services. Union Mechanical Inc. 239-437-5595 Knowledge of construction/contracting a plus.NS 2/8 CC TFN
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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-203Direct Gulf Front. Beautiful condominium at Sanibel Islands only resort. Two bedrooms, 2 baths and fully furnished with everthing 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 $744,900. Contact Brian Murty 239/565-1272 SUNDIAL SPECIAL DIRECT LAKEFRONT SANCTUARY HOME WITH PANORAMIC SUNSET VIEWSWith over 3500 sq. ft, this stunning home features four bedrooms, 4 baths, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen with granite counters, gas stove, and high end appliances. Master bath opens to private garden and offers 2 oversized walk-in closets. Living room with fireplace, dining room with pass through bar area and wine fridge. Two sets of sliding doors pocket out of the way and open the living/ dining area to the oversized screened lanai/patio with fabulous pool and barbeque area. 2 car garage with air conditioned workshop. Offered for $1,495,000. Contact Steve Harrell 239/565-1277, Toby Tolp 239/239/848-0433 or Kasey Harrell 239/850-7602. CAPTIVADUPLEXWonderful Captiva beachhome style mirror image duplex Great rental history and of course the property offers so many owner options. Bright and clean ready for fun floor plan, contemporary furnished and decorated, fabulous open kitchen with everything at your fingertips. Each side has its own private caged pool and each pool has enough in-pool seating for the whole family plus. Very large family room size loft with huge open air second floor sundeck. First floor screen playroom and Laika Lane beach access. Offered for $1,800,000 Contact George Kohlbrenner 239/565-8805. TREMENDOUS VALUE AT GULF HARBOUR!This 3/2/2 carriage home located in the highly desirable Mariposa at Gulf Harbour has it all! Offered for $260,000. Contact Tracy Walters Mr. Listr 239/994-7975 or Connie Walters Ms. Listr at 239/841-4540 ISABEL DRIVEThis home offers stunning water views from nearly every room. This sprawling bayfront estate home has direct deep water access for large boat. Built with superior strength & handsomely appointed features. Spacious floor plan,over 6,000 sq.ft. Glass elevator,vaulted ceilings,3 fireplaces, gourmet kitchen with an open plan & breakfast bar,cozy family room with spectacular view.4 ensuite bedrooms, cabana/fitness room.Master Wing includes spa-like bath, jetted tub, rainfall & body sprays w/glass shower enclosure, enormous walk-in closet & private office opening to deck. 3 car garage, plenty of storage & addtl workrooms. Heated freeform pool & spa with lush landscaping for utmost privacy. Offered for $3,900,000 Contact Debra Hobbs 239/565-0549 or Tracy Walters 239/994-7975 NEW LISTING LOGGERHEAD CAY #521Look no further for the perfect vacation home or investment property! This ground level condo is located in the popular Loggerhead Cay complex and is only one unit back from the beach. Enjoy the sunsets and breathtaking views of the ocean. This 2/2 is tiled throughout and features updated bathrooms. Easy access to the pool and beach through the screened in lanai helps keep the sand and mess to a minimum! Offered $615,000. Contact Tracy Walters Mr. Listr 239/994-7975 or Connie Walters Ms Listr 239/841-4540 789 PYRULAYou will love this inviting 4 bedroom, 3 bath luxury pool home in Beachview Country Club Estates. This home offers a fabulous floor plan with all rooms leading to the bright and open great room with soaring ceilings, built-in entertainment wall and overlooking the large pool and nicely vegetated backyard. Spacious master suite with sitting area, master bath with separate tub/shower and his/ her walk-in closets, kitchen with wood cabinets/granite counters, sunny breakfast room, big laundry room and plenty of space for family or guests make this a must see home. Large garages with great extra storage. HUGE patio/pool area makes for a great recreation or entertaining area. Beachview offers deeded beach access, clubhouse, semi-private golf course, tennis, pro-shop and restaurant. Offered for $1,180,000. Contact Nancy Finch 239/822-7825 Visit our newest of ce location at Sundial Beach Resort 1451 Middle Gulf Drive 239/472-1478Serving the Islands Since 1975 BAY-JAH-VIEW IS THE EPITOME OF THE CAPTIVA LIFESTYLEThey say to have a great day on Captiva all you have to do is be there. This handsome, tastefully tropical 3+ Bedroom, 3 bath beach home is a short stroll to the ocean, boasts Bay views and includes all the amenities you expect. Private elevator to all floors, master suite with office, wet bar, personal balcony and bath which resembles a mini spa. A more than spacious ground floor screened playroom seamlessly blends indoors and out with access to a large open to the stars heated pool and spa. Complete privacy and serenity yet just around the corner from all the best the Captiva Village has to offer in dinning, shops and entertainment. Offered for $1,465,000. Contact George Kohlbrenner 239/565-8805. HISTORIC PUNTA RASSABright & airy End Unit with balcony off dining room. This perfect rental unit features 2 large bedroom suites, laundry facility, assigned parking and 2 storage areas. Experience the magnificence of the ever changing, breathtaking views of the sunrises & sunsets. Well maintained and efficiently managed, many recent improvements have been completed with no assessments. Included is a social membership to Sanibel Harbour Yacht Club. A special arrangement for owners/tenants with the hotel for the use of their facilities including exercise, spas, pools, etc. A Fabulous Boating Community! Offered for $350,000 Contact Marianne Stewart 239/560-6420 EAST END ISLAND LIVING AT ITS FINEST!This 3/2 pool home is located on a direct access canal and is truly a must see! This Island home features high ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, over sized kitchen with stainless appliances, upgraded fixtures, granite surfaces, pantry and center island with plenty of cupboard space. Home also has a wood burning fireplace for the cool Island nights, 2 stage A/C systems (5 and 3 ton) for the hot island days, fire pit area, 10 thousand pound boat lift, sparkling pool, deeded beach access and lush landscaping all situated on a private road. Take a leisurely stroll to the Sanibel Marina and enjoy the fresh seafood at Grandma Dots restaurant.Offered for $959,000 Contact Tracy Walters Mr. Listr 239/9947975 or Connie Walters Ms. Listr at 239/841-4540 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 BEACHWALK OF SANIBEL-LOT DWE SAVED THE BEST FOR LAST!!! This is the last building site in the Beachwalk Development, a large corner lot in a great near beach location bordered by a convseration area. Package includes a larger, upgraded 3 bedroom 2 bathroom floor plan with metal roof, concrete board siding and impact windows, granite countertops and raised wood panel cabinets. Offered for $795,000. Contact Ken Colter 239/8511357 or Bob Berning 239/699-9597 48B ISLAND SUN FEBRUARY 8, 2013