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MAY SUNRISE/SUNSET: 6:38 8:13 6:37 8:13 6:37 8:14 6:37 8:14 6:36 8:15 6:36 8:15 6:36 8:16 VOL. 20, NO. 48 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA MAY 24, 2013 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Operation Open Arms Visitor Receives Silver Starby Jeff LysiakOnly 10 days after Lance Corporal Christian Brown was getting some well deserved rest and relaxation on Sanibel and Captiva as the honorary guest of Operation Open Arms, the combat-wounded United States Marine was being honored with a Silver Star at a ceremony held at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. According to a report in the Jacksonville Daily News, Brown was awarded the Silver Star on May 3 for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity for his actions on December 7, 2011 in Kajaki, Afghanistan. The award citation credits Brown for carrying a marine casualty more than 300 meters under heavy volumes of enemy fire so the wounded marine could be evacuated. continued on page 7 Lance Corporal Christian Brown receiving the Silver Star Third Graders Complete SCCF Slash Pine Projectby Jeff LysiakThe culmination of a year-long tree project study conducted with the third grade students from The Sanibel School and Richard Finkel, environmental educator from the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF), was completed when youngsters planted 45 slash pines along school grounds on Monday morning. This is a good age to be working on this project, said Finkel. In fact, any age is good for planting trees. According to Finkel, each third grade student was given a slash pine seedling at the beginning of the school year, which was provided by SCCFs Native Plant Nursery. The students measured, graphed and determined averages of the tree heights. Field tripscontinued on page 7 Third grader Chiara Corricelli plants a slash pine with the assistance of SCCFs Richard Finkel during a class project on Monday morning at The Sanibel School photos by Jeff Lysiak Environmental educator Richard Finkel explains to Annie Frankes third grade class where their slash pine trees will be plantedCouncil Makes Headway On Business Stimulusby Anne MitchellAny business use thats not specifically listed in Sanibels codes is prohibited from opening on the island at least without a variance or amendment. That poses difficulties for the city council as it works on ways to stimulate the islands commercial districts and encourage owners to upgrade and renovate. For example, someone wanting to offer ballet classes was deterred because of the high cost of the fiveto six-month application process cost up to $7,000 because such a use is not listed. The council held a workshop Tuesday to devote time to its ongoing commercial redevelopment overhaul. They began by looking at five topics: permitted uses, nonconforming structures and uses, on-site parking requirements, interconnectivity between commercial areas and setbacks. Prior to 1985 permitted uses in the commercial districts were listed as part of the land use plan. If a use was not listed, the planning commission could approve the use if it was found to be similar in character, size, intensity and impact to those listed. With the adoption of the land development code in 1985 the list of permitted uses was expanded from 26 to 100 and continued on page 6 Honoring Honoring Those Who Those Who Served This Served This Memorial Day Memorial Day
ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 20132 SOUNDS OF SUMMERIndividual Concerts$15Get your tickets today!visit shellpoint.org/concerts or call (239) 454-20672013 Shell Point. All rights reserved. ACT-750-13 The Summer Concert Series will be held in the Village Church Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. 2013Summer Concert Series Shell Point is located in Fort Myers, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway. THE NAPLESJAZZ ORCHESTRATuesday, June 11THESUNSHINE TRIOThursday, July 11THE BUZZSWEET ADELINES BARBERSHOP QUARTET Friday, August 9 Entire Series$35 A big band in the tradition of the legendary bands of jazz history like Count Basie, and Duke Ellington. Enjoy an evening of light classical and popular favorites with the sounds of the Sunshine Trio. Stop wondering what The Buzz is all about and come enjoy one of Sweet Adelines most entertaining groups! Chef Nikkis Gourmet Vegan Take Out! Fresh Certi ed Organic Produce Wide Selection of Gluten Free and Vegan Products Highest Quality Supplements & Nutraceuticals THE ONLY HEALTH FOOD STORE THE ONLY HEALTH FOOD STORE ON THE ISLAND! ON THE ISLAND! Organic Juice & Smoothie Bar Organic Juice & Smoothie Bar 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 join us on Facebook Mon., Tues., Thur. 10am-5pm Wed., Fri. 10am-6pm Sat. 10am-1pm Mon., Tues., Thur. 10am-5pm Wed., Fri. 10am-6pm Sat. 10am-1pm 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 American Legion Post 123 NewsStop by American Legion Post 123 this Sunday, May 26 for the annual Redneck Olimpics starting at high noon. There will be lots of games, food and fun for all ages. Live music will be outside and inside with Robby Hutto & The Absent Minded Band and The Trouble Starters. On Sunday, June 2, come to Post 123 and attend a benefit for Melissa Godfrey, who was diagnosed with acute leukemia. Nine-ball pool tournaments continue every Monday night throughout the summer. Texas Holdem is played every Thursday night at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. New players are welcome but must be Legion members. Every Friday, Post 123 serves a sixounce ribeye steak sandwich all day. Check out the daily specials and the entire menu. The half-pound burgers are a local favorite. 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., located at mile marker 3 on Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-9979. City of Sanibel Enhances Lightning Prediction System At Islands Parks In an effort to enhance the current Lightning Prediction System at Sanibel parks, audible horns were added to the system at two locations: Community Park, located at 2231 Periwinkle Way, and the Ball Field Complex, located at 3840 Sanibel Captiva Road. The system will now have two warning mechanisms as a storm is approaching a visual warning (orange flashing strobes) and an audible warning (horn will sound once for 15 seconds for red alert and will sound three times for five seconds for all clear). The system will be operational from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Prior to the additional installation of the horns, city staff worked with JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge staff as well as the director of the City of Sanibel Natural Resources Department to observe wildlife during system tests and there were no noted effects or disruptions on wildlife. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213
THE CAPTIVA COMMUNITY PANELS2013 MONDAY AFTER THE MASTERSTHANKS THE FOLLOWING FOR THEIR GENEROUS SUPPORT: Tent sponsors John & Denice Beggs Captiva Cruises Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa & Boutique Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille Jensens Twin Palms Jensens on the Gulf Michael Kelly Nike Our Captiva LLC Sabal Signs Sanibel-Captiva Trust Co. ServiceMaster South Seas Sanibel & Captiva Properties Stilwell Enterprises & Restaurant Group Wells Fargo Tee box sponsors Amerigas/Balgas Bank of the Islands Beach Stuff Inc. Boca Raton Resort & Club Jim Boyle Jay & Cindy Brown Calusa Certified Marine Captiva Civic Association Mary Ann Cowart, Realtor Crowther Roofing and Sheet Metal Hilton Grand Vacations Island Management Danny & Amy Morgan Noel Painting Pak-n-Ship Palmdale Oil Sanibel Glass Sea Turtle Production Taylor One Carpet Union Mechanical Golfers Chris Zook, Brian Cunningham, Mark Willis, Dan Howes (Doc Fords) Julie Smith, Debbie Powers, Cindy Brown (Our Captiva LLC) Mike Huisman, D.J. Wood, Don Gutzwiller, Steve Mackesy (Sabal Signs) Nick Owens, Kyle Ranza, Corban Chesnut, Harrison Finstrom (Stilwell Enterprises) Jack Cunningham, Steve Peltzman, Rich Donahue, Debbie Donahue (CCA) Rob Rohl, Jerry Muench, Doug Mallon, Wilf Mannion Blake Davidson, Amy Davidson, Rachel Stout, Chris Stout (Nike) Greg Hunter, Michael Bowen, Chris Hall, David Mimms (JP Morgan Chase) Bob Gramman, Dave Goduti, Renzo Renzi, Bill Esping (EFO Holdings) Jim Duffy, Andy McKelvey, Al Lane, Steve Greenstein (Sanibel Captiva Trust Co.) Gil Warren, Toni Warren, Neol Barbee, Ann McCarthy Mike Stegmann, Gayle Stegmann, Dan Stegmann, Rich Stegmann (Team Stegmann) Terry Holmes, Brandon Bowling, Rudy Anderson, Jay Negroni (Cintas) Doug Babcock, Tony Lapi, Jason Miller, Eric Nowak (Tween Waters Inn) Mike Weiner, Alex Weiner, John Dale, Jane Parker Rob Long, Mike Johnson, Lee Layton, Michael Compeau (PFG) Jeff Weller, Stuart Smith, Randy Slack, John Layton (ServiceMaster) Gary Matter, Vince Lentini, Rinn Newmyer, Rick Keating (Matter Brothers) Volunteers Bart Cavaliero Michele Findlay Max Forgey & Julia Davis David Foster Kate & Ken Gooderham Betsy & Mike Hanna Blake Joyner Terry & Jerry McClure Cannella & Mike Mullins Debbie Phillips David & Mady Rohn Susan Stuart Captiva Island is a coastal barrier island with a low-density residential lifestyle supported by commercial activities to serve residents and visitors who are drawn toward a tranquil, unhurried experience in a natural setting. Captivas natural environment is its most important attraction. Captivans regard the protection of its beaches, wildlife, flora, mangrove fringe, water quality and dark night skies as matters of paramount importance. Toward this end, the Captiva community works together with Lee County and other regulatory bodies to preserve its unique historic character and sustain the fragile and limited resources of the island.A new planning effort for the island is just getting under way. Look for announcements about public input meetings in the fall. Information at www.captivacommunitypanel.com The Captiva Community Panel is sponsored by the Captiva Property Owners Association Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization by IRS determination. The association is registered under account number CH28824 with the state of Florida under Chapter 496, Florida Statutes, the Solicitation of Contributions Act. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. 3 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013
ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 20134 Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com FISH Highlights Success Of The VITA Tax ProgramFISH of Sanibel, Inc. is excited to show how another of its client programs, supported by our generous community, has been helping our neighbors on the islands. The Voluntary Income Tax (VITA) program is a United Way partner agency which offers services at the FISH of Sanibel United Way House. This program provides free tax preparation assistance to individuals and families whose total annual income is $50,000 or less in the previous tax year. Since VITAs inception at FISH four tax seasons ago, the VITA program has grown from a one day a year offering to four days a year during this past tax season. Assistance is provided by individuals trained by the VITA program, and the services that are provided are at no cost to the recipient. This tax season, 42 tax returns were completed by the VITA-trained personnel at the FISH Walk-In Center, benefiting individuals and families with no cost tax return preparation assistance and helping them achieve significant refunds. The FISHVITA partnership has had a significant financial impact on these families. Jim and Kathryn, along with their three children, moved to Sanibel last spring after Jim was laid off from his long term position in Georgia, and the familycontinued on page 27 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 Notions Quilting Notions Beads Beads Scrapbook Scrapbook Papers Papers Childrens Crafts Childrens Crafts Art Supplies Art Supplies Shell Crafts Gifts Shell Crafts Gifts Find us on WE WILL PAY YOUR TOLL!!!Spend $55 and bring us your toll receipt for a full refund! 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 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. Tuesday Kayaking June 4 and 18, 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. Games: (All game times changed to 12:30 p.m.) Bridge 12:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Hand & Foot 12:30 p.m. Tuesday Mahjongg 12:30 p.m. Thursday Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Watercolor with Bea Pappas Fridays, 12:30 to 3 p.m. beginning June 7. If you have some painting experience and would like to work from a still life or photo, this class is for you. Cost is $20 per session for members and $25 for non-members. Page Turners with Ann Rodman Wednesday, June 12, 2 p.m. Book discussion on A Land Remembered by Patrick D. Smith. Computer Classes Picasa with Patty June 25 and 26 at 1 p.m. Still have all those photos on your PC or in the camera? Its time to get some printed out or shared in a slideshow. Four hours of your time and you can start getting those treasured memories organized. Class size limited to six. Cost is $60 for members, $90 for non-members, due at signup. Bring your camera, cable, memory card, card reader and 10 to 12 photos. Samples photos will also be available. Leisure Lunchers Thrift & Consignment Connoisseurs Wednesday, June 19. Carpooling from the center at 9:30 a.m. to Naples for the yearly visit to Options with dining at The Loving Hut. Check the sign-up sheets in the kitchen for restaurants and thrift or consignment stores. Circumnavigating Sanibel & Captiva Dolphins Board the Sanibel Thriller on Tuesday, June 4. Board at noon, hear history and see the dolphins. Tickets are $25 for members; $45 for non-members. Launch by Grandma Dots. Reservation and payment due by May 31. Mystery Dinner Train Sunday, June 9, Devils on the Diamond. Satan, Lola, the wife and the manager must solve the murder of a ballplayer in this tribute to a Broadway classic and American pastime. The train departs from the Colonial Station depot at 2805 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. You must be at the station at 5 p.m. The train departs at 5:30 p.m. Join the fun and try to unravel a comical mystery. You to decide who the killer is and why they would do such a dastardly deed. Write down the clues you discover. Clue sheets will be collected before the final act. You will learn why the perfect murder cant be pulled off or can it? A prize will be awarded in each dining car. Members are $45; non-members are $72. Cost includes a five-course dinner, show and train ride. There will be continued on page 11 Liturgical Dance At St. MichaelsBishop Howe will be at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church for the Sunday, May 26 service at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome to join in for worship, refreshments and fellowship. The bishop and his wife will be at St. Michaels for the whole weekend. St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church is at 2304 Periwinkle Way. For more information, call 472-2173 or visit www.saintmichaels-sanibel.org. Islanders Gari Lewis and Alice Gouge, with Rev. Ellen Sloan, practice for the liturgical dance in honor of Bishop Howes visitTarpon Tourney Reels In $40,000 For ConservationThe second annual Ding Darling & Doc Fords Tarpon Tournament held on May 4 netted $40,000 from tournament sponsorships to benefit the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. One hundred percent of the anglers registration fees goes to the awards purse, said tournament organizer Birgie Vertesch, executive director of Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS). Thats why our sponsorship partners are so dear to us. They pay the costs for putting on the tourney and the charity proceeds. DDWS hosted the tournament along with Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille of Sanibel Island, Fort Myers Beach and soon-to-be Captiva Island. Tournament social events took place at the Fort Myers Beach location. DDWS has also announced the dates for next years tournament, which will start on Friday, May 2, 2014, with the captains pre-party and continue on Saturday, May 3, with the catch, release and care tournament and Silver King for Ding After-Party. The public will again be invited to purchase advance tickets to the After-Party, which includes an awards ceremony, continued on page 28
5 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 SALE A HUGE SELECTION OF BOOKS AND BOUTIQUE ITEMS UP TO 75% OFF 1571 Periwinkle Way Sanibel FL 33957 239-472-5223 www.sanibelbookshop.com May 24-27 Game Guys Reward Million Word Readers On May 17, the Game Guys truck visited The Sanibel School to reward the 62 students who logged more than one million words read throughout the 2012-13 school year. Pictured from left are fourth graders Jake Gibson, Alec Graham, Matthew Rose, Ben Arensman, Liam Holston, Peter Basturk, Grayson Breen and Evan Rose, whose reward was an hour of free video game play. While the boys tended to play more sports and actionoriented games, most girls opted to play video dance challenges. photos by Jeff Lysiak Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
INSIDE CITY HALL Independently Owned And Operated COPYRIGHT 2013 Island Sun USPS 18: Bulk Rate permit paid for at Sanibel, Florida, 33957 Postmaster: Send change of address to Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957 Published every Friday for the people and visitors of Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Distribution: 10,000 12,000 per week (seasonal). Mailed free to Sanibel and Captiva residents every Friday. Subscription prices: Third Class U.S. $50 one year, $25 six months (Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery). First Class U.S. $115 one year, six months $58 (Allow 3-5 days for delivery). Prices include state sales tax. Send subscription requests to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. The Island Sun will correct factual errors or matters of emphasis and interpretation that appear in news stories. Readers with news, tips, comments or questions, please call (239) 395-1213, or write to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. FAX number: (239) 395-2299. E-mail: email@example.comRead Us Online: www.IslandSunNews.comContributing WritersKimberley Berisford 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 Gerri Reaves Ph.D. Di Saggau Karen L. Semmelman Jeanie Tinch Mark Bird Westall PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED WITH LOW-RUB, SOYBEAN INK Co-PublishersLorin Arundel & Ken RasiAdvertising George BeleslinGraphic Arts & ProductionAnn Ziehl Sarah Crooks Kris SeeReportersAnne Mitchell Jeff LysiakISLAND SUN MAY 24, 20136 From page 1Business Stimulusdropped the language allowing the planning commission to approve uses not listed. In todays marketplace, businesses that were not envisioned back when the codes were written may now be needed or wanted in the community. Planning Director Jim Jordan said he would like to be able to entertain uses that are similar (in type and intensity) to those that are already permitted, as in the case of ballet classes. Other overtures for non-permitted uses that have been abandoned include a doggy dare care and a micro-brewery. Commercial redevelopment is a challenge, because there are major issues at play, such as many older structures being nonconforming under current codes, and some hampered by setback rules. Changes to those codes are expected to be highly controversial. However, as the council worked through the five topics, it was clear that the members wanted to streamline the application process, lower the cost and get the changes in place in the next few months. It was also clear that they did not want to give carte blanche for all uses, some of which would require public hearings. Councilman Mick Denham noted that, for instance, he would want to have hearings on such uses as a marine repair facility or a micro-brewery. Council also concurred on grandfathering in the seven non-conforming uses so they will be allowed to make improvements without having to comply with current rules. They are: 6460 Sanibel-Captiva Road (The Mad Hatter) 2761 West Gulf Drive (The Sandbar) 2807 West Gulf Drive (John Gee Realty) 1177 Causeway Boulevard (Formerly VIP Realty) 2133 Periwinkle Way (Realty Title Services and Jerrold Stern, Attorney) 2000 Periwinkle Way (VIP Realty) 959 Periwinkle Way (Royal Shell) Council also considered parking space requirements, acknowledging spaces may not need to be as big as cars are smaller these days. They also sought ways to encourage connectivity between commercial centers. Denham said hed like council to take a wider view of connectivity, citing the fact that theres no easy way to walk from Baileys General Store to Palm Ridge Road and that perhaps the city should acquire land for such purposes. Bravo! said resident Larry Schopp, noting that council had laid to rest his biggest concern, that they would do something that would unalterably change the character of Sanibel. The next step is for council to get a clearer vision, said Mayor Kevin Ruane. He urged swift action. Do what you can do to get it to us, he directed City Manager Judie Zimomra. The topic will be on councils June 4 meeting. City Identifies Land Potential For Civic Coreby Anne MitchellA survey of land in and around the city hall complex carried out to gauge the potential for creating a core civic area encompassing BIG ARTS, the library, farmers market and historical village has determined that theres the potential for some 30 acres of developable land. The citys public works department would have to be moved to accomplish this and would need four to five acres, said Henry Woodroffe, the Tampa-based consultant who did the study. Obviously there are issues of who owns what, he told the city council at a workshop on Tuesday, but added, There is some wonderful potential. Mayor Kevin Ruane said, Its exciting to see the list of what the possibilities are. I am intrigued as we begin to peel this back The cooperation of the various organizations in the area are crucial to any plan, but they appear to be in agreement. Mayor Kevin Ruane and Councilman Mick Denham have met with those and other organizations. Ralph Clark, vice president of BIG ARTS, said, We are very excited about it very excited about working with other organizations and doing some sharing. Our board is unanimously in support of the project. The Community House, on the south side of Periwinkle Way, may be moved as part of the plan, though it is in the very early stages. Council members have said they want to avoid the safety issues and congestion of having people cross Periwinkle. Richard Johnson, SCA spokesman, told council, We are prepared to discuss anything. We very much appreciate the city taking on this leadership effort. I endorse your sense of urgency, he added. Center 4 Life, currently on Library Way and in need of major renovation and expansion, is also being considered for relocation to the civic core. In the report, Woodroffe identified wetlands, gopher protection and drainage areas and other elements of the area north of Periwinkle stretching from east of Dunlop Road to just beyond the historical museum and village to the west. The project is not budgeted and will need council approval before going much further. It will be on the councils June 4 agenda for further discussion and clarification. BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva Island
7 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Enchanted BALLROOMDance First... Think LaterWaltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Swing, Rumba, Samba, Salsa, Cha Cha, Hustle, Nightclub Two-Step, West Coast SwingBoth American & International Styles Private & Group Lessons Call David for Your Complimentary Lesson Singles & Couples are Welcome NOW OPEN ON SANIBEL | 2496 Palm Ridge Rd. 239.579.0468 www.ISLANDENCHANTEDBALLROOM.com As things are winding down and snowbirds are As things are winding down and snowbirds are heading north, Enchanted Ballroom would like heading north, Enchanted Ballroom would like to extend a warm welcome to our local residents. to extend a warm welcome to our local residents. We are currently offering our We are currently offering our Island Family Special Island Family Special $15 single $25 couple $15 single $25 couple Call today to take advantage of these great rates. Call today to take advantage of these great rates.NOW OPEN on Sanibel 2496 Palm Ridge RoadCall David for your complimentary lesson Singles and couples are welcome.239.579.0468www.ISLANDENCHANTEDBALLROOM.com From page 1SCCF Slash Pine Projectwere taken to SCCFs Pick Preserve located across the street from The Sanibel School to observe, study and research trees in their native tree habitat, which complemented classroom work, which included research projects and creative writing exercises on their own slash pine tree, as well as the native trees they observed along SCCFs Pick Preserve Nature Trail. This is a wonderful project that Richard does with the kids, said third grade teacher Annie Franke. He takes them over to the Pick Preserve and teaches them all about these trees. Its a fantastic project that the kids learned from all year long. On May 20, third graders from both Frankes and Emily Wells classes were divided into two teams. Each team was sent out behind the school, where the students each of whom had their own slash pine identified by name learned how to remove the tree from its pot, place it in a pre-dug hole, surround it with soil and pack it securely. Finkel would return later to water the newly-planted trees. One by one, the students took their own trees, and then assisted their friends in planting the slash pines around the gated skate park adjacent to the recently-dedicated playground area, located between the school and Sanibel Recreation Center. In recent years, students have planted slash pines in the parking area of the school during Arbor Day ceremonies. SCCF is dedicated to the conservation of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed through: environmental education, land acquisition, marine research, natural resource policy, native plant nursery, sea turtle conservation and wildlife habitat management. Donations are greatly appreciated to help support these educational programs SCCF provides. For more information, visit www.sccf.org. From page 1Silver Star RecipientBrown is the 42nd United States Marine to receive the Silver Star for heroic actions in Afghanistan. Brown and his mother, Lyn Braden-Reed, visited Southwest Florida for five days in April thanks to Captain John GiddyUp Bunchs non-profit organization, Operation Open Arms. During their stay on the islands, Brown and Braden-Reed went fishing, took part in the Marching Mullet Parade on Captiva and a fish fry at American Legion Post 123 on Sanibel. Livia Von Wowern and Kayla Nette plant a slash pine Mackenzie Orsino and Richard Finkel add soil around a newly-planted slash pine photos by Jeff Lysiak
ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 20138 Spotlight On CHRJames OBryan lives a few blocks away from Bank of the Islands and now has an easy commute, riding his bicycle to work. OBryan had vacationed here with his grandparents since 1998 and liked it so well, he answered an ad for a part-time position as projectionist for the Island Cinema. He was hired, moved to Sanibel from the Detroit area in January 2012 and qualified for CHRs affordable housing that October. The staff at Bank of the Islands got to know OBryan and offered him a parttime job as a teller in November 2012. He then found himself balancing two jobs until the bank promoted him to his current position as full-time teller, with training as a customer service representative. One of OBryans accomplishments on Sanibel was coordinating the December 2012 benefit at Island Cinema for the Betty Allen Ovarian Cancer Foundation, which featured the premiere of Rusty Farsts documentary about artist Stella Farwells Journey to the Poles. Bank of the Islands Vice President/ Office Manager Rob Lisenbee has taken OBryan under his wing and is grateful continued on page 13 James OBryan assists a customer at Bank of the Islands Iron Chef Winner Sal Velez invites you to try one of his award winning specials and a wood red pizza! THE ITALIAN KITCHEN Fresh SEAFOOD Entr ees Daily Veal, Chicken, Pasta & PizzaFEATURING SANIBELS ORIGINAL WOOD FIRED PIZZA OVEN Present this ad and be seated before 5:30 p.m. and we will deduct $2.50 OFFEvery Adult Dinner Entree At MatzalunaNot valid on Wine Wednesdays or with any other coupon. Expires 5/31/13 1200 Periwinkle Way (1/2 Mile west of the Causeway)472-1998 Serving 7 Days from 4:30 9:30 HAPPY HOUR HAPPY HOUR4:30-7 PM WINE WEDNESDAYS WINE WEDNESDAYS$8 OFF All Bottles $25 and up all Evening Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine Casual Beachfront Dining with Live Entertainment Open for Dinner From 5 p.m. until Late Open 7 days a week Come for the Cuisine & Come for the Cuisine & Come for the Cuisine & Stay for the Entertainment! Stay for the Entertainment! Stay for the Entertainment! Join us for Join us for Join us for M M M e e e m m m o o o r r r i i i a a a l l l W W W e e e e e e k k k e e e n n n d d d 3111 West Gulf Drive Sanibel, FL 33957 Call (239)472-4559 or visit www.TraditionsOnTheBeach.com Specializing in weddings, private parties and corporate events 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.Smirnoff Vodka 1.75 ltr. $22.99 Captain Morgan Spiced Rum 1.75 ltr. $26.99 Jose Cuervo Gold or Silver 1.75 ltr. Reg. $41.99 SALE $36.99 Bombay Sapphire Gin 1.75 ltr. Reg. $42.99 SALE $39.99 Clos du Bois Chardonnay 750 ml. $10.49 BV Pinot Noir 750 ml. $9.99 Conquista Malbec 750 ml. $6.99 Little Black Dress Cabernet 750 ml. Reg. $11.99 SALE $8.99 Walk-in HumidorGreat Selection of Cigars and Accessories Vino Smoothies TASTINGFriday, May 24 4-7 p.m.Pina Colada, Berry, Peach & Strawberry THEYour One-Stop for WINE SPIRITS LIQUEURS CIGARS GIFT ITEMS Y o u r O n e S t o p f o r GROG SHOP
RABBI SELWYN G. GELLERIt is with great sadness that Bat Yam Temple of the Islands announces the death of Rabbi Selwyn G. Geller. Rabbi Geller was semi-retired and accepted a position in the fall of 2010 to lead Temple Bat Yam. He made a major move from New Jersey in 2010 to resettle in Sanibel with his ailing wife in order to become part of the community. He served Bat Yam until his sudden death on May 15, 2013 in Toms River, New Jersey where he had returned to sell his home there. An honors graduate of Brooklyn College, Georgetown University and a university fellow at Princeton, where he received a second masters degree, he pursued additional studies at the Air Command and Staff College and the National War College. He taught politics at Princeton and political science at the University of Tennessee. Rabbi Geller had been ordained at Mesivtah Torah Vodaath in Brooklyn and served as air force chaplain during the Korean War, reaching the rank of colonel. He was the first and only Jewish chaplain to head a division of the chaplain service at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, DC where he was responsible for religious education for air force personnel and their dependents. He also taught American government at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He coordinated the National Catholic Bishops pastoral with the chief of the air staffs office. His experience there was the subject of the last book he was writing at the time of his death. He retired from the air force in 1992. Rabbi Geller served Temple Beth Shalom in Toms River, New Jersey for 14 years and part time as the rabbi for Temple Covenant of Peace in Easton, Pennsylvania before coming to Bat Yam. Rabbi Geller and his wife, Eva, were married for 52 years and he adored her throughout the decades. The last several years, he spent enormous amounts of time and devotion to her while she remained in a steady decline with Alzheimers disease. Rabbi Geller touched the lives of many in positive ways. Former students and congregants speak of his superior academic and rabbinic skills, of his superior intellect, honor and unwavering integrity. He was thought to be a gentle and caring man who was respected and loved by many. He leaves one daughter, Robin Daysy; son-in law, Gad; grandson,15 year-old Gal; and 10-year-old granddaughter, Mika, who reside in Ra-anana, a suburb of Tel Aviv, Israel, and one brother, Rabbi Myron Geller of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Rabbi Geller will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery at a date to be announced. The family requests that any donations in his memory be made to the charity of ones choice with acknowledgment to: Rabbi Myron Geller, 6 Ledge Road, Gloucester, MA, 01930. Temple Bat Yam will have a memorial service at a date to be announced. OBITUARY Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy & Pilates Phone # 239-395-5858 7am-9pm 7 days a week (Summer hours vary) 239-395-1919 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 9 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013Churches/ 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.continued on page 10
ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 201310 From page 9ChurchesSANIBEL 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, 10 a.m. Full Service, with Sunday School and Nursery Care provided. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday 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 Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (PreK-gr.5) at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Potluck Supper 1st Wednesday of the month 6:30 p.m. Morning Prayer Tuesdays at 9 a.m. UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS OF THE ISLANDS: Meets on the first Sunday of each month from December through April at the Sanibel Congregational Church, 2050 Periwinkle Way at 5 p.m. A pot luck is held at a members home on the third Sunday of each month. For more information call 433-4901 or email email@example.com. 1975-2019 periwinkle way ShopOnSanibel.com Something for Everyone 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! DOROTHY M. COOPER Dorothy M. Cooper of Sanibel Island passed away on May 19, 2013. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts and moved to Miami, Florida in 1953. She retired to Sanibel following a career with Bell South Phone Company. She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond J. Cooper; brothers, Charles and Daniel McGlinchey and sisters, Catherine ONeil and Helen McLaughlin. Mrs. Cooper is survived by her two children, Kelley Reyff and husband Howard, Kerry Cooper and his wife Carolyn and grandchildren Samantha and Gabrielle; sisters, Mary Murnane and Margaret Flynn; brothers, John, James, Richard and William McGlinchey. An avid volunteer, Dorothy devoted much of her time volunteering as a Baby Cuddler at the Health Park Birthing Center in Fort Myers as well as a Eucharistic Minister at ManorCare for Blessed Pope John XXIII. A Celebration Mass was held on May 23 at Blessed Pope John XXIII Catholic Church in Fort Myers. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Jude Childrens Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or St. Josephs Indian School, P.O. Box 300, Chamberlain, SD 57325. Your life and mine shall be valued not by what we take but what we give. Edgar Allen OBITUARY To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213
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ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 201312 WOOSTER WOOSTER TV TVSERVING SANIBEL AND CAPTIVA FOR OVER 35 YEARSTelevision Sales and Service Competitive Pricing Free Delivery Fast, Friendly Service2422 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel FL firstname.lastname@example.org www.woostertv.com IS Island Graphics of Sanibel LLC, 2011 Show your colors!This bumper sticker has a green color to emphasize that almost 70% of Sanibel is in conservation land and a whimsical heart to signify our island lifestyle. The peel o back has information about Sanibel that you may not know.They are available at: Baileys General Store Jerrys Foods MacIntosh Books Suncatchers Dream Traders Tuttles Sea Horse Shop 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 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 Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellThere seems to be a strange feeling of economic optimism in the air right now. Here in Lee County, tourism figures have been outstanding. The countys economic development office recently announced an impressive incentive package to lure Hertz Corporation National Headquarters to relocate to Lee County and the real estate market has seen an increase in sales. Our recent Rotary guest speaker was Jeff Tumbarello, director of the Southwest Florida REIA (Real Estate Investment Association). The association gathers information on real estate transactions in Lee County and provides networking and educational training for individuals who are interested in real estate investing in the county. Tumbarello presented some facts that indicate our real estate market has recovered partially from the free-fall market of 2008/2009. Foreclosures are moving, inventory is lowering and the economy is resetting. Lower cost housing moved first, higher end continues to sell but slower than previously, and mid-range properties are now seeing an upturn from local buyers now ready to move up. Commercial property is still in a somewhat stall position. Tumbarello said, Cash transactions are the norm here in Southwest Florida. I believe he stated that 67 percent of all real estate transactions are paid in cash here in Lee County. That is the marker of a stable real estate market and has a steadying effect on stabilizing our countys economy. Now that Hertz is moving in, Tumbarello said, We will see money in motion. This money will bring a sea of change in investment opportunities whether in the construction phase of the Hertz headquarters or in developing properties for housing or commercial entities to support this influx of employees and their families in both Lee and Collier counties. The forecasted second wave of foreclosures has not materialized to a great extent. Banks have been able to sell some of these properties to renters and in these cases everyone wins. The market has seen a slight increase in property values. Properties are being bought by both retirees and investors. Retirees from the north are still coming to Florida for the sun and surf. We now see investors coming from the states and Canada, but not so much from Europe and Asia, as in the past. The most current census indicates there are strong numbers reflecting a younger demographic in Lee County. Job development will bring them here and help them stay. We need a diverse population of both young and old to make our county strong. Full time jobs in varied business sectors build stability in a region. The Hertz deal will provide a showcase to other large companies across the nation that Lee County is a good place to do business. Are there opportunities for investment in Lee County? Tumbarello believes that Lehigh holds some potential for investment. You can now find lots in Lehigh selling for as little as $1,500 an acre with a potential of only going up. Watch Estero, Bonita, and even Naples to strengthen now that Hertz is moving in. Real estate investments may still be a little risky so do your homework. Tumbarello and REIA follow the trends in this market, study and follow the money to gather information pertinent to investment in this sector of the economy. If you would like to discuss this type of investment with Tumbarello, you can contact him on Facebook or just go to Google and see what pops up about REIA. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday at Sanibel Island Golf Club, 1100 Par View Drive. If you have any questions regarding Rotary, e-mail SanibelCaptiva Rotary Club President, John Grey-John@JohnGreyPainting.com or President-Elect, Scot Congress-Scot@ scongress.com. Jeff Tumbarello Supplying the islands with ART and Fine Framing for over 13 years. Thank You to our loyal customers. 630 Tarpon Bay Rd(near the Over Easy Cafe)Summer Hours : Monday thru Saturday 10am to 4pmwww.sanibelartandframe.com 239-395-1350
13 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island From page 8CHR Spotlightthat his new employee lives on Sanibel. We are happy to support an organization such as CHR and the workers they provide for our community, said Lisenbee. It is encouraging to know that their efforts make it feasible for our employees to work and live on the island. CHR (Community Housing & Resources) 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 relies on private donations to supplement income received from renters and limited equity owners, which doesnt always cover the costs of insuring and maintaining their properties. For more information, stop by the CHR office at 2401 Library Way or phone 472-1189. James OBryan (second from left) with producer Rusty Farst; Sharie Allen Kearns, founder of the Betty Allen Ovarian Cancer Foundation; and artist Stella Farwell photo by Teresa Stoddard 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.comGrab & Go Beach Cuisine2012 Best of Islands BEST BEACH FOOD TO GO 2012 Taste of Islands BEST TAKE OUT 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 Satisfaction Come See Why Theres Always a Crowd At Pinocchios me ri ca w 20 Ta l k nce a ction Breakf Home of the World Famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand Dollar Home of the World Famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand Dollar Made Fresh Everyday RIGHT IN OUR STORE from the Finest and Freshest 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 Drinks Original Italian Ice Cream Celebrate Celebrate the Holiday the Holiday with our with our Beach Food Beach Food To Go! To Go! Celebrate Memorial Day with our Stars and Stripes Ice Cream Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 201314 CROW Summer HoursThe Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) will begin operating on its summer schedule beginning June 1. CROW will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through the month of October. Weve found that more people like to visit on Mondays rather than Saturdays during the summer season, said Peg Albert, CROWs interim executive director. We will continue to offer our educational programs and presentations weekdays at 11 a.m. in our visitor education center, she said. CROW is at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 4723644. Birds Eye ViewMicroorganisms, Mosquitoes And Humansby Mark Bird WestallI have finally come to the last group of creatures that the media tells us are the most dangerous to humans. And to be honest with you, I was a little bit surprised when I saw who the culprit was. Maybe this surprised me so much because the United States had already done such a good job of controlling these dangerous creatures before I was born that their threat did not seem that severe. The most dangerous threat to the human species according to the media is mosquitoes. They are accused of killing between 2 to 3 million people a year! Think about it. When you go through the list of all those animals Ive been writing about for the past two months such as bears, sharks, lions and tigers, crocodilians, scorpions and especially snakes think of the powerful feelings of potential danger and fear they instill in us. But in reality, it is a delicate little insect one that we can easily crush with a simple slap of our hand that is responsible for killing millions of us every year in the world. And I would be willing to bet that when you see a mosquito buzzing around your head, you may think nothing about squishing it... but I doubt if it sends a cold chill up the back of your neck. And, of course, it is not really the mosquito that will kill us. It is the microorganism that is only using the mosquito to perpetuate its own lifecycle. Microorganisms, as represented by infectious diseases, are the BIG killers of humanity. But they are such small, invisible killers that it has been difficult for natural selection to put pressure on our gene pool to help us avoid these creatures. If the killer is basically invisible, it is difficult for the human organism to evolve the recognition that that invisible creature is dangerous. Although I tend to use a skeptical eye when the media puts forth another doomsday prophecy, I do tend to look at theories about the coming plague with concern. On a purely biological level, with over seven billion humans on the planet, and still growing, I cant help but think the microorganisms of the world, if they were capable of conscious thoughts, would be saying to themselves, Boy, look at all that biomass! Could we feed off of that, or what? But as far as mosquitoes are concerned, I will have to take a step back and not be quite so hard on Lee County Mosquito Control District in the future since I have learned that mosquitoes are such big killers of humans. I have always continued onpage 23 Complete Do-It Yourself B oa t P a rt s St o r e Marine Tradin g Post 15600 S an C arlos Blvd, Un i t 170, Ft M y ers ( Bes i de B ig Lots ) C all 437-7475 A dd iti o n a l L oca ti o n s : 1156 N. Tamiami Trail in North Fort M y er s Call 997-577 7 2 397 Davis Blvd in Naple s Call 793-5800 H ou r s: 8am -5:30pm Mon-Sa t $ 99. 95 Sta i n l ess Stee l Power Coate d W hi te Due l Trumpet Horn B i m i n i To p $ 199 L arge Se l ect i on of Steer i n g W h ee l s 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: 06/07/13 SUN13
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ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 201316 ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEADS FACTORY TRAINED MERCURY MARINER JOHNSON EVINRUDE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I/O'S MERCRUISERCourteous Professional Marine Repair Service Dockside Service Serving Sanibel & Captiva For Life472-3380 466-3344 Your Bottom Call on Paint PricesDave Doane NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEA D S FA C T O RY T R A I N E D MER C U RY MARINER JO HN SO N EVINR U D E S UZUKI YAMAHA O M C I/ O S MER C RU I S E R C ourteous Professional Marine Repair S erv i ce D oc k s i d e S erv i c e S ervin g S anibel & C aptiva For Li f e Y B t t Yo ur Botto m Yo ur B ot to m C Call on Paint Prices Call on Paint Prices Da v e D oa n e 1 Biggest Snook Of The Year On My Boatby Capt. Matt MitchellEven though we had a terrible week of slow moving day-time tides, action was still great with some very memorable days on the water. Tides were almost non-existent, so to find snook so fired up was really a surprise to me. Most of my week was spent chasing snook and redfish with only a few tarpon trips. Although the redfish bite was not that great, catch-and-release snook fishing action was awesome. While targeting snook, we also caught some very good sized trout. Tarpon action slowed a little after a front passed through early in the week, bringing strong winds and a few cooler mornings. As things got back to normal and the water cleared up, we had a few slick calm mornings that made locating tarpon easy. In the sound, tarpon were eating well once you found them. Cut baits on the bottom and live crabs fished under a float were the baits of choice for me this week. While tarpon fishing, we caught the attention of sharks. Blacktips, small bull sharks and bonnetheads could not resist the easy meal of a soaked chunk of fresh mullet. Although sharks have not been my target species, they help pass the time while waiting for that tarpon bite. A few fourto six-foot blacktips almost had us fooled a few times into believing we had a tarpon on. Good numbers of tarpon can be found throughout the sound along with pods moving up and down the beaches. Fishing with Jim White from Stanford, Florida during his annual business trip to Tween Waters Inn this week, we had a great day of catch-and-release snook action. Starting our trip out in the passes, we quickly had the rods bent. Live chumming the edges of the passes, we had snook exploding on live shiners all around the boat. Though most were on the small side, the action was crazy hot. After a few hours of catching snook after snook, we decided to go after a larger linesider or, as Jim put it, a picture fish. Our first stop was a deep mangrove key in the sound that had some moving tide. After a few big hits where the fish quickly ran back into the structure and broke us off, I had one more stop in mind. Jim has been a client for six or seven years and has caught lots of slotsized snook with me, just never a real monster. Moving on to the next stop, I had my fingers crossed that today would be the day. After anchoring up for 15 minutes on the spot I had been catching good-sized snook all week, our baits were not even touched. Moving down the shoreline on the trolling motor while perched up on the tower, I kept my eyes open for the big snook that have been laid in here all week. Not 50 yards down from the usual spot, there they were. The group of a dozen-plus big, fat female snook were laid way out from the bank on a sandy drop-off. Staying way off the fish, I came back around and set up the boat as far from them as I could while still able to reach them with a long cast. Throwing our live shiners to the sandy edge, it did not take long. Jims line just barely twitched as he wound tight and set the hook. Once this fish was hooked, all hell broke loose as the big snook screamed the drag, first running out into the deep water then making the turn back towards the barnacle-crusted mangroves. Pumping the rod and trying to turn the big fish, Jim just could not gain any line to change the course of the charging snook. I really thought it was all over as the fish made it five feet up under the roots. I raced the boat in at the trees on the trolling motor as Jim kept the rod tip down in the water. As the boat came in close, the fish pushed out from under the trees then right around a mangrovecrusted piling. Holding the boat against the piling gave us our first look at how big this fish really was. Jim opened the bail of the reel as the line was hung tight around the piling. As the fish felt the line go limp, it relaxed and the line fell off the pilling. The snook made a few more runs, almost making it back around the piling before it wore out. What a fight this fish was and, as always with big snook, you have to get a little lucky to land them. After carefully bringing the snook in continued on page 29 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 email@example.com; or call Anne Mitchell at 395-1213. Jim White from Stanford, Florida with his trophy-size snook, caught and released while fishing with Capt. 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17 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Plant SmartBandanna-OfThe-Evergladesby Gerri ReavesBandanna-of-the-Everglades (Canna flaccida) grows in the wild in marshes, swamps, ponds, lakes and ditches. A native emersed plant, its thick stalks usually reach about four feet tall. It is also called golden canna because of the bright yellow flowers that cluster at the top of the stalks. Flowering peaks in spring and summer. The flowers measure several inches across and typically open late in the day. Their floppy, or flaccid, appearance the next morning explains the term flaccida in the Latin name. The leaves are thick, succulent and up to six inches wide and two feet long. Lance-shaped or oval, they resemble banana leaves and attach in a spiral along the stems. New stalks spread via thick underground rhizomes. Nutrients stored in those rhizomes enable the plant to survive drought and cold. Plant bandanna-of-the-Everglades by a pond or in a boggy area or water garden. Give it full sun for maximum bloom. Thinning the stalks and removing the seed capsules are optional maintenance. Propagate it by rhizome division or with the seeds inside the rough-textured three-part capsule. Hybrids of this showy plant come in a variety of colors. Sources: Everglades Wildflowers by Roger L. Hammer, National Audubon Societys Field Guide to Florida, A Gardeners Guide to Floridas Native Plants by Rufino Osorio, Native Florida Plants by Robert G. Haehle and Joan Brookwell, plants.ifas.ufl.edu and floridata.com. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, low-maintenance South Florida landscape. This native of Florida has rough seed capsules and banana-like leaves photos by Gerri Reaves Bandanna-of-the-Everglades grows in moist sunny areas 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 Tropical Outdoor Patio Seating Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow with our Famous Stone Crabs1/2 lb & 1 lb. quantities Appetizers & Full Dinners Best Prices On The Planet Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages Come Try our Come Try our NEW NEW Cowlicious Cowlicious Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Sanibels Most Award Winning RestaurantServing Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Snacks In-between Live Music! Outdoor Seating LIVE LIVE MUSIC MUSIC s s Always Fresh ...Always! way s! w w Always Fresh ...Always Fun! Servin A ..Always
ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 201318 CROW Receives Support From Disney Conservation Fund CROW has received a $5,000 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Funds Rapid Response Fund for their work with sea birds and sea turtles impacted by red tide. CROW has already cared for 120 animals affected by red tide this year. In 2012, 439 birds were admitted to CROW with brevetoxicosis, a potentially deadly disorder that occurs after exposure to red tide. The toxins that birds and turtles are exposed to after ingesting or inhaling red tide cause disorientation, stumbling, weakness, depression, and tremors as well as respiratory problems. These issues can disappear with treatment. Red tide algae blooms occur regularly along the gulf coast releasing toxins that produce serious illness. In 2012, only approximately six continuous weeks were free from the impact of red tide. Serious red tide algae blooms continued into the first three months of 2013. Support from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund will enable CROW to cover the costs associated with treating such a large number of animals sickened by red tide. Visit CROW at www.crowclinic.org. Katie Pearsall from Moravia New York found alphabet cones on Bowmans Beach while staying at Periwinkle Cottages on May 14. Shells Found Ryan Nolan, Kimberly Pearsall, Katie Pearsall, Kenneth Pearsall and Mary Pearsall 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... Across from CVS in Palm Ridge PlaceTUE.SAT 4PM CLOSECALL AHEAD 472-2555~ OPEN ~ Mon. 7am-3pm Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 7am-8pm Fri & Sat. 7am-8pm Sun. Seasonal ONE LARGE ONE LARGE 16 CHEESE PIZZA 16 CHEESE PIZZA & & 10 10 WINGS WINGS $17.99VALID FROM 4-8PM PICK-UP ONLY. TOPPINGS EXTRA, $1 EACH. NOT VALID WITH OTHER COUPONS OR OFFERS. LIMIT 1 COUPON PER CUSTOMER. EXPIRES 05-31-13COME 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 & & ICE CREAM ICE CREAM FRESH FRESH FOOD FOOD FRIENDLY FRIENDLY SERVICE SERVICE BRING BRING THE WHOLE THE WHOLE FAMILY! FAMILY! 579-0807 2330 Palm Ridge Road (across from CVS) WEEKLY WEEKLY SPECIAL SPECIAL11:30 to 1:00 Carry Out onlyChicken Tenders with Fountain Drink $6.00 $6.00 Breakfast Lunch Dinner Breakfast Lunch DinnerSpecialty Coffees & Smoothies Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream Royal Scoop Homemade Ice CreamKids Menu Dine in & Carry-outShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 201322 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 For dinner reservations call 239-472-5555 5-10 pm Tues. Sat. at 1244 Periwinkle, Sanibel www.ilcielosanibel.com Full Bar & Wine Available for Catering & Private Parties what could make you happier than an hour on cloud 9? DAILY HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS: 4:30 6:00 PM2-for-1 domestic bottled beer, wells & house winesALL APPETIZERS $6 LIVE MUSIC THURS. SAT. 7 10 PM A real find; great food, terrific service, very welcoming. TripAdvisor Member, April 2013 Fulbright Fellowship Awardedsubmitted by Michael SaenzSanibel Island resident Peter Blaze Corcoran will be contributing to environmental education in Africa as a visiting professor at the University of Nairobi next year through the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Program. A professor of environmental studies and environmental education and director of the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education at Florida Gulf Coast University, Corcoran will join the distinguished company of past American scholars to have received the highlycompetitive award. The Fulbright Program was established in 1946 through legislation introduced by Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas. Administered by the United States Department of State, it represents the flagship international exchange program of the U.S. government and is made possible primarily through annual funds appropriated by Congress. For many, a Fulbright award represents the ability to turn dreams into reality and gives both students and educators the rare opportunity to travel abroad to work on a research project of their choosing. Corcorans Fulbright will bring him to Kenya to advance the legacy of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Muta Maathai through his work at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies. In addition to educational lectures and seminars on sustainability in higher education, Corcorans scholarly contributions over his 10-month residency will include research and curriculum development with the ultimate goal of developing a comprehensive educational program for the institute. Corcorans scholarship will give him an opportunity to continue Maathais work while also establishing an invaluable foundation for international collaboration between FGCU and African universities in the future. Corcoran will work with the United Nations Environment Programme to develop an informal, international and intergenerational research network to strengthen sustainability in higher education. The network will promote research on scholarly centers in institutionalizing strong sustainability in higher education as well as encourage intergenerational collaboration with students and young scholars. Maathai was not only a friend to Corcoran, but also a colleague who graciously agreed to serve as the centers distinguished international advisor and guided the center on its strategic planning process shortly before her passing in 2011. The award is a great honor but also a privilege and an opportunity to advance Wangari Maathais legacy, said Corcoran. The news comes as an honor not only for Corcoran but also for Florida Gulf Coast University as a whole. For more information about the work of the center, please contact Corcoran by phone at 590-7166, via email at cese@ fgcu.edu, or by visiting the centers website at www.fgcu.edu/cese. Center director Peter Blaze Corcoran with Wangari Maathai Wangari Maathai, center director Peter Blaze Corcoran, and center board of advisors member Akpezi Ogbuigwe preparing for a speech at a United Nations Environment Program meeting in 2009 The late Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and founder of the Green Belt Movement Wangari Maathai
23 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 From page 14Birds Eye Viewsaid that I was not anti-mosquito control out here on Sanibel and I had no desire to go back to the time, when you couldnt look out the screened-in window because you couldnt see through all the mosquitoes. I have also come to respect the District for their professionalism and science-oriented work. I just didnt (and still dont) like the idea that our society is so willing to poison the environment so intensively merely so the tourists could wear their bathing suits on the beach in the summer and not be carried away by the bugs. Years ago, George Campbell, took me to a private meeting with a representative of the EPA who came down from Washington, DC to specifically discuss his complaint that the label on containers of fenthion (a chemical Mosquito Control used to kill adult mosquitoes) stated clearly that fenthion was NOT to be sprayed over open water and the label was enforceable. George showed the EPA guy aerial photographs of the mangrove islands and forests of Pine Island Sound and all the open waterways within the system. He then asked, If the label says, No spraying over open water, how is it legal for Mosquito Control to use fenthion in a mangrove forest? The immediate response was, As long as it is the intent of the pilot for the chemical to land in the trees and not on the waterways, the spraying is legal; you cant help wind drift. Having grown up in a relatively mosquito-free environment in Indiana and being educated in college about the dangers of chemicals such as DDT, I couldnt believe the EPA was defending Mosquito Controls use of fenthion. Why were we so scared of mosquitoes? I have mentioned before while writing this column, that I got a lot of good information out of Stephen E. Ambroses book, Undaunted Courage, that was about the Lewis and Clark exploration of the Louisiana Purchase. Having been born and raised in the Midwest, I was fascinated when Ambrose stated that during Lewis and Clarks time in the early 1800s, they didnt understand diseases like we do today, but it was just assumed that if you lived west of the Appalachian Mountains, you had malaria! Now, who would ever think about getting malaria in Indiana? Well, back in the 1800s, it was a real threat! Maybe the reason that seems so absurd of an idea is because all those farmers did such a good job of draining all those wetlands when the country was first being settled. Ambrose helped me understand why mosquito control and wetlands drainage programs were able to gain so much political power in this country. There was a time when wetland areas and mosquitoes could kill you. As an environmentalist, what it really comes down to is balance. My whole thrust behind writing these articles about the reality of the dangers the natural world presents to us and how the media constantly over-exaggerates that threat is to, once again, stress that for many humans, truly co-existing with the environment has to be a conscious, intellectual decision. And that sometimes means learning how to live even with the scary things. If this world is to survive, it will only be by using our intelligence to find ways that allows us to live comfortable, peaceful lives and still makes room for the natural world around us to continue providing us that all-important diversity of life. It is possible to have both! 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. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 2 For 1 Bottles Of House Wine 4:30-6 2 For 1 Bottles Of House Wine 4:30-6 Happy Hour Appetizers starting at $5 from 4:30-6 SPECIAL ITALIAN TAPAS MENU SPECIAL ITALIAN TAPAS MENU(all served with grilled bread)(SPECIAL HAPPY HOUR CANNOT BE USED WITH ANY OTHER PROMOTION OR DISCOUNT VOUCHER, tip and tax are not included)Must present ad for discount. Expires 05/31/13TASTE OF THE ISLANDS IRON CHEF WINNERVOTED BEST CHEFBEST OF THE ISLANDS AWARD Roasted Eggplant with grilled fennel Baby Caprese Garlic confit, red onion marmalade, and roasted red pepper coili Orancini fritti stu ed with fontina and bacon Zucchini and mushroom agro dolce Soppresata with Rosemary Honey Polpetta Meatball over sauteed Spinach Proscuitto con Melon Calamari fritto piccolo
ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 201324 Corner of Periwinkle & Tarpon Bay Road in the Baileys Plaza Lunch, Dinner & Late Night Menu Only All Day Happy Hour on the Island Outdoor Seating (239) 395-1263 for reservations or take-out Every Thursday Karaoke Ladies Night-SaturdaysMay 25th Robby Hutto 9pm-Midnight 1/2 Price Drinks for Ladies r d a y e s LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Friday, May 24thMarty Stokes & The Captiva Blues BandFriday, May 31stRobby & The Absent-MindedCelebrate Memorial Day Weekend With UsGreat Island Fun/Live Music Food & Drink Specials 1/ 1/ 1/ 2 2 Pr Pr ic ic e e Dr Dr in in ks ks f f or or L L ad ad ie ie e e e s s s great food good timesJean Le Boeuf food PLACEIsland Restaurant 239-472-0223 Full Bar Have A Happy & Safe Memorial Day Weekend!We will be closed Monday, May 27th Local Favorite Appearing In Two Musical Shows At Strauss TheaterBIG ARTS will be presenting two musical shows featuring local favorite John Vessels June 11 through 16 at Herb Strauss Theater. These original shows, The Lillian Baxter Show and An Evening with John Vessels, are filled with songs delivered by this accomplished singer who has performed in several national musical productions. Join washed-up TV variety show hostess Lillian Baxter (played by Vessels) and her third and favorite ex-husband Corky Weinstopper (played by Jay Schwandt) as she tells the stories of her long, arduous climb to the middle. This new comedy boasts hit after hit after hit with tunes like Little Girl from Little Rock, Born to Entertain, The Boy from Ipanema and a string of songs from the Great American Songbook ranging from her early days in Hollywood right up to the night of Lillians big concert in 1972. The show covers popular hits by Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Cy Coleman, Burt Bacharach, Michel Legrand and Steven Sondheim. Show time is 8 p.m. June 11 through 13. Vessels also plays his most challenging role ever himself in An Evening with John Vessels. Hell sing favorites by Irving Berlin such as Let Me Sing and Im Happy and I Love a Piano as well as Rodgers and Harts Johnny One Note. Vessels will also perform his one-man Wizard of Oz. Pianist, arranger and composer Jay Schwandt will accompany Vessels. Show time is 8 p.m., June 14 through 16. Tickets for both shows are now on sale at BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, the Herb Strauss Theater, 2244 Periwinkle Way, or by calling 472-6862. Adults are $42, children ages 17 and under are $20. John Vessels John Vessels as Lillian Baxter 2013 Festival Of Dance To Open This SundayDance Bochette and Gulfcoast Dance present the Festival of Dance on Sunday, May 26 at Bishop Verots Anderson Theater. One of the areas oldest family-owned dance studios, Dance Bochette is celebrating its 63rd season. The festival will showcase dancers spanning a large range of ages and genres including ballet, tap, jazz and modern. Young dancers will celebrate nature through a series of ballet dances built on a picnic theme, including dancing fireflies, bumblebees, flowers, wood sprites and children as picnickers. Pre-teen and adult dancers will showcase a new interpretation of Igor Stravinskys Firebird Suite, inspired by Michel Fokines original choreography for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The show will include professional dancers, courtesy of Gulfcoast Dance, a local non-profit dedicated to furthering dance education, awareness and appreciation. Special guests Andr Valladon and Carla Amancio of Dance Alive National Ballet will perform the classic Grand Pas de Deux from Don Quixote, choreographed by Marius Petipa with music by Lon Minkus, and a contemporary ballet Folia, choreographed by Cristina Helena with music by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Dance Alive National Ballet consists of 15 fulltime professional dancers and is based in Gainesville. Tickets are $12 each and available at the door or for pre-purchase at the studio. The box office will open at 2 p.m. and the show begins at 3 p.m. Bishop Verots Anderson Theater is located at 5598 Sunrise Drive in Fort Myers. For more information, visit www. dancebochette.com or call 334-3274.
25 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Photography, Painting And Dancing Planned For Summer Arts Campers Summer Arts Camp at BIG ARTS is an excellent way for children to get creative and keep engaged during the summer break from school. Camp runs weekly Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 3 through July 26. This years activities include acrylic painting, ceramics, dance, photography, puppetry, improvisational acting, music appreciation, film editing, folk art and general arts and crafts. Tuition for campers entering grades K through 5 in the fall is $130 per week. If attending three or more weeks, the cost is reduced to $115 per week. Middle and high school students have the option to attend camp solely as a student or select to participate in the fine arts apprentice program, spending half the day as a student and the other half assisting instructors of K through 5 classes as a volunteer to receive community service hours. Middle and high school tuition is $80 per week. Courses include photography, basket weaving, painting and writing. In observance of Independence Day, there is no camp on Thursday, July 4. Tuition is adjusted during this fifth week of camp to reflect the four-day session. Tuition assistance is available; contact BIG ARTS for an application. BIG ARTS Summer Arts Camp Sponsor Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Foundation, L.A.T. Foundation, and Sanibel-Captiva Community Bank. For further information on registration for Summer Arts Camp or to become a member, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel; call 395-0900; e-mail info@BIGARTS.org; or log on to www. BIGARTS.org. Campers learn musical notes using Boomwhackers at BIG ARTS Summer Arts Camp in 2012 Zachary Costa and Lisa Gould paint Dance class at BIG ARTS Summer Arts Camp in 2012 LIVE MUSICSAT, SUN & MONWe will be Celebrating ALL WEEKENDGAMES for the kids KID FRIENDLYAt Star sh Grille @ The Holiday Inn Resort1231 Middle Gulf Dr. Sanibel, FL 33957239.472.7827 239.472.8454 STARFISH GRILL STARFISH GRILLMemorial DaySunday, May 26 Noon 7pmCOOKOUT Hamburgers Hot Dogs Baked Beans and more at the on the Gulf CELEBRATE ALL WEEKEND CELEBRATE ALL WEEKEND
ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 201326 Foundation Catches Exotic Fish As Part Of New Studyby Jeff LysiakA new study currently being conducted by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) is looking into two aquatic invasive species of fish found on Sanibel the Mayan cichlid and the blue tilapia which may be disruptive to the natural balance of the islands ecosystem. As part of the study, SCCF Marine Lab scientists and interns are collecting samples of both exotic fish species from lakes located within The Dunes subdivision. On the morning of May 15, seven team members fished for several hours and caught dozens of Mayan cichlids and blue tilapia, along with several other fish species. We caught some bluegills and a few red ears, which are both native species, said Dr. Rick Bartleson, research scientist with the SCCF Marine Lab. Actually, thats a good sign that weve got a clean lake here. I didnt know that we had (bluegills) in here. According to MaryKate Swenarton, an intern working with SCCFs Marine Lab, the Mayan cichlid (Cichlasoma urophthalmus) is native to Central America and has been repeatedly released by aquarium owners throughout Florida. This species has been found in the Everglades, freshwater habitats throughout south Florida, and in Charlotte Harbor. The blue tilapia (Oreochromis aureus) is native to inland waters in Africa and was introduced in Florida back in the 1960s for aquaculture and as a biological control for aquatic weeds. Since then, it has spread throughout freshwater habitats in south Florida and has been found in estuarine and brackish waters in the Caloosahatchee and Matlacha Pass. Both of these invasive species, although they prefer freshwater, can survive at estuarine salinities, but it is unclear whether they are reproducing and how long they can survive in the estuary. Swernatons report led to the marine labs study. Its a little bit salty in here, so Im a little bit surprised to see the bluegills in here, added Dr. Bartleson, who demonstrated his cast-netting skills. Over the next couple of days, the salinity level is going to rise, too. Across the lake, research associate Mark Thompson was catching his share of invasives. He opened up a bucket to reveal seven Mayan cichlids. We really need to be catching thousands of them, not just because theyre a nonnative, but because their populations are out of control, said Thompson. Down in the Everglades, Mayan cichlids are causing natural habitat degradation. And people are seeing them out in Tarpon Bay. I know were not going to be able to control them just by doing this, but it has to start somewhere. Invasive species can disrupt the local ecosystem by competing with native species for food, habitat, water and other resources, predating on native species, or spreading diseases and parasites. We caught a few decent-sized tilapia and a couple of Mayan cichlids, said Toby Clark, a SCCF intern, who seemed eager to get back into his boat and attempt to catch more fish before the morning turned into midday. The Dunes Homeowners Association provided SCCFs Marine Lab with a grant to conduct this research project. Dr. Rick Bartleson, research scientist for the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundations Marine Lab, uses a cast net to catch exotic fish species in one of the lakes within The Dunes subdivision photos by Jeff Lysiak The Mayan cichlid, a native of Central America, was introduced to Florida through aquarium owners SCCF Marine Lab research participants, from left, Toby Clark, Jeff Siwicke, Mark Thompson, AJ Martignette, Wade Brenner and MaryKate Swenarton Mark Thompson retrieves a Mayan cichlid from his cast net Dr. Rick Bartleson prepares to cast his net
27 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Shell Point Spring Academy ClassProfessor Adrian Kerr will speak as part of the Spring Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point on Tuesday, May 28 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Cypress Room of The Woodlands at Shell Point Retirement Community. Kerr will discuss the 119-milelong Suez Canal, which connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea; St. Catherines Monastery, the oldest monastery in the world; and Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments. Tickets for the class are $10 and can be purchased by calling 489-8472. We are delighted to welcome Professor Adrian Kerr back to The Academy, said Teri Kollath, manager of volunteer services and The Academy at Shell Point. He has a wonderful way of making history come alive for us in his informative and interesting presentations. Kerr is the author of Ancient Egypt and Us, a review of 3,000 years of history that focuses on how modern religion, literature, art, architecture, medicine, cosmetics, warfare, peace treaties, mathematics, government, womens empowerment and science all have their roots in ancient Egypt. The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point is an educational initiative for the residents of the retirement community. The academy provides approximately 80 classes each semester that encompass a well-rounded curriculum of educational opportunities for senior adults. The academy was named as one of 2008s most innovative active aging programs by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an association that supports professionals who develop wellness/fitness facilities and services for age 50-plus adults. Shell Point Retirement Community is located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, two miles before the Sanibel Causeway. 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. May 27 & 30: Crab Races May 28 & 29: Taylor Stokes Come, feast your eyes and your appetite. Reservations 239.472.5161 X42115951 CAPTIVA DRIVE 239.472.5161 T SHOULDNT EVERY DAY BE THIS GOOD? W HETHER YOU LOOK WEST OR LOOK DOWN, OUR VIEWS ARE EQUALLY SPECTACULAR. From page 4Tax Programlost their home to foreclosure. Jims brother helped him find a job working in maintenance on the island and the family settled into a two bedroom rental. Kathryn soon found employment in a local shop, but the family continued to struggle financially. A neighbor told them about FISH and the services available to assist island residents. After meeting with a social worker, completing the intake process and meeting certain criteria, FISH was able to assist the family with food from the pantry, the backpack program for the children, and referrals to resources in the Lee County area. The couple also utilized the services of the VITA program, and with the help of a professionally trained tax preparer, completed their 2012 income tax forms electronically. As a result, the family received a $4,835 refund, which they used to pay down debt. They expressed immense gratitude for the program and the difference it has made in their lives. Because of the assistance FISH provides through its programs, Jim and Kathryn have a greater sense of stability. The VITA tax program is one many workshops and services that FISH provides to its clients, through collaboration with other United Way partner agencies, and Captiva islanders who would like to take part. To find out about the latest workshops, visit www.fishofsanibel.com. Scholarships Open To High School GradsThe Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club is offering two four-year college scholarships. This brings the number of current Optimist Club scholarships to six. Each scholarship is $1,250 per year ($5,000 total). The competition is open to all 2013 graduating seniors in Lee County. Applications are available at most Lee County high schools (see your guidance counselor) and online at www.sancapoptimist.org. For more information, call Stan Howard at 472-0836. Scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, June 12,. The scholarship committee plans to make the final selections a few weeks later. Academic records, financial need, extracurricular activities, civic/community service records and references are integral parts of the selection criteria. The application package gives exact procedures.
A Gift Of Appreciation To The Sanibel LibraryOn Monday May 6, Sherry Collier, vice president of Sanibel-Captiva Art League, presented the Sanibel Library with the gift of a new DVD: Color Foundation for the Painter, by Stephen Quiller. Quiller, an award-winning water media artist, author of six books, and developer of a color wheel for painters, has produced this new instructional DVD which is a guide to the use of color. According to the Internet (www.quillergallery.com), the DVD is divided into 13 chapters and includes demonstrations, examples and exercises. This DVD is a complete course that will fine tune the artists eye and help the painter grow in personal expression. The instructional videos are designed to help all artists and craftspeople who want to expand their knowledge of art. It will now be available to borrow from the library. Sanibel-Captiva Art League is grateful for the librarys support of local art and artists. Sherry Collier, vice president, Sanibel-Captiva Art League, with Michael Moukios, Rita McLain and Sheila King, presenting the DVD to Duane Shaffer, head of the library collection development and events coordinator for the Sanibel Library Pat Smart and Margaret MohundroISLAND SUN MAY 24, 201328 Captiva Memorial Library To Be RenovatedBeginning on May 21, the Captiva Memorial Library hours will temporarily change due to remodeling and construction. The temporary hours will be Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors to the library will also be directed to a new entrance during construction. The library remodeling project is part of the Captiva Civic Associations plan to renovate the Captiva Community Center. The library will have access to more conference room space and a reorganized interior. This project is being funded and managed by the Captiva Civic Association. From page 4Tarpon Tourneydinner, drinks and a silent auction. Nearly 160 guests attended this years after-party.We call it a catch, release and care tournament because education and research are at the forefront of the events mission, said John McCabe, DDWS president and tourney participant the last two years.The Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission needs help from citizen scientists, and that is the primary purpose for this tournament, added Vertesch. The anglers get extra points for doing DNA scrubs, which give the FWC important information to track tarpon and learn more about helping them survive as a species. For more information on the tournament and to view this years winners, visit www.dingdarlingtarpontourney.org. Tournament sponsors for 2013 included Title Sponsor: Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille; Presenting Sponsor: Diversified Yacht Services of Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel Bean; Platinum Sponsor: Florida Weekly, Lamar Advertising, Suncoast Beverage; Gold Sponsors: Anisa Stewart Designs, Bella Signs & Designs, Dan Hahn Custom Builders, Fort Myers Marine, Holiday Inn of Sanibel, Island Sun, Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA, Sealife by Congress; Silver Sponsors: Blue Ash Media, Gulf Star Marina, John Grey Painting, Key West Express, Paradise Advertising and Design, R.S. Walsh Landscaping, Sanibel Captiva Daily, Sanibel Island Fishing Club, Shoreline Lumber. As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, 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 email@example.com. MUSIC LESSONSJennifer ValiquettePrivate Instruction on Piano, Saxophone, & Flute Sanibel and Fort MyersPhone: 239-989-7799 Web: wwww.sanibelschoolofmusic.weebly.com Island PawsA Very Unique Pet Shop! Just Three Doors DownHeres whats cooking for Breakfast & Lunch Serving Breakfast All DAY, Every Day!Youll always find something special at the Over Easy Cafe.Outdoor & Indoor Dining Breakfast & Lunch Scan To Go Online Like us on Heres whats cooking for Breakfast & Lunch The Doc Fords gang is all smiles about the big payoff for this years tarpon tournament
29 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Arts For ACT Sneak Preview Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. and Robb and Stucky International are teaming up for the kick off reception and preview of the live art from the annual fundraiser, Arts for ACT 2013, An Evening at the Cabaret. The reception, called Tie One On, will be held Friday, June 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Robb and Stucky International, 13170 South Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers. Jenna Persons is the chair for this years event and there will be 50 live auction items to preview. Local artists have created bow ties for the kick off reception and will wear them that evening. They may not all be made to be worn around your neck either. They might be wearable jewelry, garters, even purses. The viewers will have the option of buying the bow ties right from the artists with the proceeds benefitting ACT, the domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking center serving Lee, Hendry and Glades counties. There will be music and light refreshments. Sponsors for this years Arts for ACT fine art auction are Florida Weekly, NBC-2, Naples Guide, Robb & Stucky International, Rauschenberg Gallery, Pulse Business Solutions, Stilwell Enterprises, Chicos, IBERIABANK, Scanlon Auto Group, The Happenings Art & Entertainment Magazine, and Dr. and Mrs. Mark Mintz. This event is free and open to the public. From page 16Snookfor a few quick pictures, we could only sigh and then laugh as we watched this big female swim off unharmed. We had been so lucky, everything had gone just right, from spotting the fish and setting up just right to getting the fish out from the piling and mangroves. Talk about teamwork. At 40-plus inches and over 20 pounds, this was the biggest snook of the year caught on my boat. Way to go, Jim!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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Cleverly designed bow ties will be worn by the artists ZAGAT ZAGAT.COM R ate d b y : Fish Tacos! Read us online at IslandSunNews.com Poets Corner selected by Tanya HochschildTwo poems by Barbara Finkelsteinfull moon origami while the reek bend sings tree shadows crease light and dark night folds, then springs a pink pagoda this frangipani blossom upside down in rain Barbara R. Finkelstein spent 15 years on Sanibel and now lives in Safety Harbor. She has an MFA in creative writing. She meets weekly and works with Safety Harbor poets and writers. 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.
30 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Around The Islands With AnneNeedful Things Needed New Owner, And Along Came Alison Ferrerby Anne MitchellFor a time it looked as though Needful Things, that wacky, surprisefilled little store in Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel, would be closing. Then along came Alison Ferrer, 34, who had been a regular customer there since she was eight years old. She learned from the owner Jaclyn Koc that it was for sale and if no one purchased it, Needful Things was destined to put up the shutters. Koc has moved to Boston to pursue her passion as a Roller Derby competitor. Ferrer, a lifelong collector who also sold items on eBay, realized she just had to buy the business, which she did just a few weeks ago and now she can hardly wait to get to work each day. Its fun, she says as she walks around the store pointing out Hello Kitty merchandise, Vinylmation figures, Funko bobblehead pop figures and Frank Kozik Smorkin Labbits to name just a few of the many collections she carries. She also makes custom gift baskets for all occasions. There are humorous greeting cards, Hortoons T-shirts, her own hand-made personalized covers for the iPhone 4, retro candy such as Cow Tails, Pixy Sticks and Big League Chews, crystal jewelry, Zippo lighters, gag items and Grab Bags, a store tradition she wants to keep. The teensy glass figures of animals are there too, something that drew Ferrer to the store as a child. We stayed at Casa Ybel (Resort) and I used to ride my bike over to get these little glass critters and ride home carefully so I didnt break them, she recalled. The Sanibel store was inspired by the book of the same name by Stephen King. The proprietor of Kings shop, Leland Gaunt, is a charming elderly gentleman who always seems to have an item in stock that is perfectly suited to any customer who comes through his door. Of course, with horror master King as the author, this shop is nothing like the cheery, fun-filled one on Sanibel. Needful Things is at 1989 Periwinkle Way, Tahitian Gardens, phone 472-5400. Il Tesoro Italian Ristorante is offering happy hour appetizers from $6 to $12 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. along with a special Italian tapas menu, all items served with grilled bread. Tapas include Roasted Eggplant with Grilled Fennel, Baby Caprese, Orancini Fritti Stuffed with Fontina and Bacon, Zucchini and Mushroom Agro Dolce, Soppresata with Rosemary Honey, Polpetta Meatball over Sauteed Spinach, Proscuitto Con Melon and Calamari Fritto Piccolo. Two-for-one drinks include bottles of house wine, all beers, glasses of wine and house made sangria (white or red) by the bottle or by the glass. Il Tesoro is at 751 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel, phone 395-4022. Periwinkle Place shopping center is hosting a sidewalk sale Memorial Day weekend with a Hot Chili Rods car show Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sidewalk sale will run from Friday through Monday with selected items at half price. Periwinkle Place is at 2075 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS Scott McDonald will be playing piano every Friday and Saturday at Il Cielo from 7 to 9 p.m. starting tonight, May 24. McDonald, a Sanibel resident, has had a long music career including being pianist for singer Andy Williams. Locally, he has played events for the Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce and Congress Jewelers. Il Cielo is located at 1244 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, and their phone is 472-5555. George & Wendys Seafood Grille has live music tonight, Friday, by Marty Stokes & The Captiva Blues Band; Saturday, Robby Hutto, guitar and vocals. Sunday is Hospitality Night with happy hour pricing from 8 p.m. to close. Karaoke is Thursdays 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 Night Dance Party with Joe McCormick and singer Barbara Smith; Saturday, smooth music and dancing with Joe McCormick and Marvilla Marzan with the sounds of Broadway, Latin hits and all styles of popular dance music; Sunday, Dusk Duo, Dean and Kathy Winkleman on piano, guitar and vocals; Tuesday, Mike Arnone, aka The Jersey Kid, pop pianist and vocalist, performing everything from The Rat Pack to Motown; Wednesday, Prime Rib and Prime Jazz! vocalist Paul Ventura joined by Father Al & the Jazz Congregation; and Thursday, Joe McCormick with popular favorites and smooth vocal stylings, R&B, jazz and pop for dancing and listening. Live entertainment starts at 7 p.m. Traditions is at 3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, phone 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 live music several nights a week. The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn has live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Crab races take place Mondays and Thursdays. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 472-5161. The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way has live entertainment on Friday with Dan Confrey; Saturday, Diana Lynn; and Sunday, Buckeye Ken. Phone 472-0606. RC Otters, 11506 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, has live music daily with dining inside and out, phone 395-1142. Keylime Bistro features live music days and nights seven days a week with Ken Limeri playing jazz sax from 6 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday. The bistro is at 11509 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, phone 395-4000. Restaurant owners/managers, please e-mail or fax your entertainment schedule to Anne Mitchell at islandsuncity@ aol.com or 395-2299. 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. From Needful Things, from left: Custom made iPhone cases; a selection of Zippo lighters; gag items that have long been a mainstay at Needful Things; and Russian nesting dolls Scott McDonald will be playing piano Friday and Saturday nights at Il Cielo starting tonight New owner Alison Ferrer in the Hello Kitty section of Needful Things
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LEO (July 23 to August 22) Being ignored is difficult for any proud Leo or Leona. But pushing yourself back into the spotlight might be unwise. Instead, let things work themselves out at their own pace. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Trying to uncover a colleagues secret under the pretext of showing concern is ill-advised. Control your curiosity to avoid raising resentment in the workplace. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Expect to hear good news about a loved one. Also, be prepared for some changes in several family relationships that could develop from this lucky turn of events. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Some surprises are expected to accompany a number of changes that will continue through part of next week. At least one could involve a romantic situation. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) You might be upset by some of your critics. But most of your associates continue to have faith in your ability to get the job done, and done well. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A workplace goal that suddenly seems out of reach is no problem for the sure-footed Goat, who moves steadily forward despite any obstacles placed in his or her way. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Uncertainty about who is right and who isnt might keep you from making a clear-cut decision. Wait until you know more about what youre being asked to decide. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Be careful to keep your emotions in check when dealing with a demanding personal situation. You need to set an example of strength for others to follow. BORN THIS WEEK: You have an extraordinary ability to rally people to do their best. You would be a treasure as a teacher. On May 30, 1431, in Normandy, Joan of Arc, the peasant girl who became the savior of France, is burned at the stake for heresy. Her most serious crime, according to the tribunal, was her rejection of church authority in favor of direct inspiration from God. She was 19 years old. On May 31, 1889, the South Fork Dam in Johnstown, Pa., collapses, causing a flood that kills more than 2,200 people. It was the largest earthen dam (made of dirt and rock, rather than steel and concrete) in the United States. Reportedly, a baby survived on the floor of a house as it floated 75 miles from Johnstown. On May 29, 1914, heavy fog on the St. Lawrence River in Canada causes a collision of boats -the Empress of Ireland and the Storstad -that kills 1,073 people. Caused by a horrible series of blunders, it was one of the worst maritime disasters in history. On June 2, 1924, with Congress passage of the Indian Citizenship Act, the government of the United States confers citizenship on all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the country. Before the Civil War, citizenship often was limited to Native Americans of one-half or less Indian blood. On May 27, 1937, San Franciscos Golden Gate Bridge opens to the public after five years of construction. On opening day -- Pedestrian Day -some 200,000 walkers crossed the bridge, which spans the Golden Gate Strait at the entrance to San Francisco Bay and connects San Francisco and Marin County. On May 28, 1957, National League owners vote unanimously to allow the New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers to move to San Francisco and Los Angeles, respectively, at the mid-season owners meeting in Chicago. On June 1, 1980, CNN (Cable News Network), the worlds first 24-hour television news network, makes its debut. Today, CNN is seen in more than 89 million American households and more than 160 million homes internationally. In its first years of operation, CNN lost money and was ridiculed as the Chicken Noodle Network. It was ancient Roman dramatist, philosopher and statesman Seneca the Younger who made the following sage observation: While we are postponing, life speeds by. You might be surprised at some of the seemingly innocuous things that arouse passions in a group of people. Take the venerable 1960s television show Mr. Ed, for example. Evidently, an evangelist named Jim Brown took issue with the shows theme song, claiming that when played backward, the tune contains the message the source is Satan and someone sang this song for Satan. His preaching on the subject was so persuasive that members of a church in Ironton, Ohio, made a bonfire of recordings of the song. If youre planning to visit the Hawaiian island of Kauai, you might want to trek up to Mount Waialeale. If you do, though, be sure to take an umbrella, as that mountain holds the distinction of receiving more rainfall than any other place on Earth, with an average of about 40 feet -yes, feet -of rain annually. A recent national survey of adult children with living parents found that a whopping 70 percent of respondents are against the idea of a parent moving in with them. If it became necessary for one parent to move in, though, two-thirds would choose Mom over Dad. It was noted wit Ambrose Bierce who, in his Devils Dictionary, defined faith as Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel. Those who study such things say that an ordinary human being can live four weeks without food, four days without water and four minutes without air. Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so. -Bertrand Russell THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY31 ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013
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4B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Hortoons AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR CAESARSTONE QUARTZ SURFACE Main Show Room 2330 Palm Ridge Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957 in the Hungry Heron Plaza(239) 395-2525 Fax (239) 395-2373Serving Sanibel and Captiva Island for 34 yearsFREE ESTIMATESPRIORITY DEALER CARPETING flooring...carpet ceramic tile wood marble vinylPLANTATION SHUTTERS 2 weeks delivery Custom Upholstery FREEKitchen Sink with any Cambria Countertop Order Over 50 S/F COUNTERTOPS ... Cambria Quartz, Granite, Corian & Staron, Glass & Tile Backsplashes, Shower & Tub Replacement Interior Interior Painting Painting SALE SALE Limited Time Only Limited Time Only (CARPET SALE)TAKE 10% OFF CARPET ONLY WITH MIN. PURCHASE OF 300 SQ. FT. EXCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS SALES. Island Style InteriorsLicense #S3-12258 License #S3-11918 ALL ON SALEFurniture Accessories Window Treatments... Read us online at IslandSunNews.com Filter? What Filter?by Bryan HayesThis is the surprised response that we often get when we ask the business or homeowner where their return filter is. In this article, I will address the maintenance of some of the more popular types of filters available. The most common type of filtration is the throw-away filter. It can be purchased at the local hardware stores, and by the way, this is the least effective type of filter on the market. The most important consideration with this type of filter is to change it often, and during the summer months, this could be as often as every three weeks. How often a filter should be changed depends on several different factors: how frequently you use your a/c, whether your home is occupied, or whether the home is located on a dirt road. These are just some of the factors that affect how frequently filter replacement may be required. The best way to stay on top of this is to buy the filters by the case and make them easily accessible so that you can change them as frequently as needed. Another very common type of filter is whats termed hogs hair. This type filter is made of a material that is cut to size, is washable and will last a couple of years. The easiest way to clean a hogs hair filter is with a garden hose. Stand the filter on its side and spray it out until the water runs clean. Then, hit it against a tree to get the water out. Again, this type of filter should be cleaned every three to four weeks. A third common type of filtration is a pleated media filter that is often mounted at the air handler. This type of filtration is usually good for six months between changings, but this only applies to five inch or thicker media filters. Your service provider can incorporate this filter change when he performs your semi-annual a/c checks. WHAT? You dont get your a/c checked every six months? Anyway, the most important common theme between all types of filters is to keep them clean. This will save on energy costs and premature equipment failure. 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. Send your editorial copy to:email@example.com
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FREE WOOD CHIPS!!6B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 New T-Shirts On Sale At Rec Center Show your love for walkable bikeable Sanibel Island with new activewear T-shirts. Available exclusively at the City of Sanibel Recreation Center, located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road, they are only $15 for adult sizes, available in neon pink or lime. All proceeds support City of Sanibel youth recreation programming. Phone orders and credit cards are accepted, and shipping is available. For more information, call the Sanibel Recreation Center at 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. Sanibel Captiva Trust Company Reports On Capital AllocationAs investors, we are interested in great companies with sustainable competitive advantages that enable the company to grow earnings over the long haul. We are just as concerned with how these companies allocate the capital they generate. That is, we care very much how a company invests its shareholders money, according to Pat Dorsey, CFA, Director of Research at The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company. Younger companies, in a rapid growth stage, re-invest most of their earned capital in order to expand profit opportunities while future opportunities are still potentially the greatest. Mature companies, typically larger and more stable, are faced with a different challenge of investing excess capital. Slower growth means fewer internal investment opportunities, so capital needs to be deployed in other ways. Acquisitions are one option, but deals can frequently destroy capital rather than create it, if they are not well executed. A small minority of companies like Berkshire Hathaway or Danaher have a brilliant record of making profitable acquisitions, while most others do not. Paying down debt is another possible and conservative use of excess capital, but is not always the best allocation of capital when a company can readily earn higher returns than the present low cost of financing. Two uses of excess capital that are particularly beneficial for shareholders include dividend payments and company share repurchases. While individual preferences and opinions toward each of these may differ, both help increase shareholder value. Share repurchases reduce the number of shares outstanding, and thereby provide each remaining share with a greater piece of the overall earnings pie. Responsible management teams are careful not to overpay for, shares and many companies have an excellent track record of making timely repurchases. Some criticism of this practice stems from companies who make irresponsible repurchases, typically when shares trade at rich valuations. Buying back shares at high prices may prop up weak earnings growth, but it does not increase the companys value. Paying and growing dividends is one of the most effective ways to allocate excess capital to benefit shareholders. Although taxable, dividends provide each shareholder the choice of how to allocate their particular share of a companys excess earnings. Historically over one third of overall equity returns are attributed to dividends. Many stable growth and highly respected companies have long standing records of consistently paying and annually increasing their dividends. Many of these companies frequently implement generous share repurchases as well. With a 2.6 percent dividend yield, Exxon may not have the highest current dividend yield, yet by growing the dividend an average of 9 percent for over 10 years and buying back significant amounts of its own share, the company has clearly demonstrated sound capital allocation for the benefit of its shareholders. In fact, during the tumultuous first quarter of 2009, Exxons share repurchases (at extremely beneficial prices) represented over a third of all listed company repurchases during that period. Over the past decade, Exxon has reduced its share base by over one-third over the last 10 years, and shareholders have enjoyed an annualized total return of 11.1 percent, more than three percentage points per annum higher than the S&P 500. IBM represents another great example of responsible capital allocation. Despite its lower current yield of 1.8 percent, the dividend has increased an average of 19 percent per year over the past 10 years, while its share base has been reduced by over one-third. Investors over the same period have enjoyed a 10.5 percent annualized total return, over two percentage points per annum higher than the S&P 500. Even when not necessarily trading at the cheapest comparative levels or paying the highest current dividend yields, great companies that responsibly allocate capital still represent some of the most enduring opportunities for long term investment returns. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213
7B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Tarpon Bay Donates To Bombing VictimsOn Saturday, May 11, Tarpon Bay Explorers donated $4,500, the total sales for the day, to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing through The ONE Fund. Locals and visitors came out to support this fundraising event. Stephanie Cochran and Derek Ferrell from Kansas rented kayaks at Tarpon Bay. We are so excited to be here and know our money is going to such an honorable cause, said Cochran. Tarpon Bay Explorers thanks everyone who came out to support this cause. They also thank Winston and Barbara Spurgeon and Wendy Schnapp for extending their kindness and making this effort possible. Derek Ferrell and Stephanie Cochran were happy to contibute to the cause Naturalist and owner Wendy Schnapp (center) with a guided kayak tour group Refuge Supported By Island Non-profits Jim Sprankle, chair of the Ding Darling Preservation Campaign Committee, recently accepted a check from Committee of the Islands (COTI) officers Mike Gillespie, vice president, and Barbara Joy Cooley, president, to support efforts to purchase the Woodring Point property and improve the refuge education center. Earlier island non-profit support came from the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva, which included the Woodring estate in its popular Peek at the Unique homes tour. That tour resulted in a $200,000 challenge donation. RE/MAX of the Islands2400 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel, FL 33957Direct: (239) 209-6500 Toll Free: (800) 388-2311 Chuck Bergstrom Island Resident, Award Winning RealtorBUYING, SELLING OR JUST WANT TO CHAT... TALK TO CHUCK! 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 $799,900 916 Beach Road 916 Beach Road Renovated Canal Front Old Florida Style 3 BR/3 BA with Den. Renovated Canal Front Old Florida Style 3 BR/3 BA with Den. Very Private with Screened Pool. Easy Walk to the Beach! Very Private with Screened Pool. Easy Walk to the Beach! $830,000 $830,000 9319 Kincaid Court 9319 Kincaid Court Elevated 3 BR/2 BA with a River View. Brand New and Elevated 3 BR/2 BA with a River View. Brand New and Gorgeous. All New Kitchen, Baths, Floors! Huge Lot! Gorgeous. All New Kitchen, Baths, Floors! Huge Lot! $549,000 $549,000 Sunset South 9D Sunset South 9D Beautiful River & Sanctuary Views from Two Large Lanais! Beautiful River & Sanctuary Views from Two Large Lanais! Furnished Top Floor 2 BR/2 BA. Only Steps to the Beach and Pool. Furnished Top Floor 2 BR/2 BA. Only Steps to the Beach and Pool. $449,000 $449,000 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. $2,495,000 $2,495,000 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 $499,000 657 Birdie View Point 657 Birdie View Point Beautifully Constructed, 3 BR/3 BA Custom Built Elevated Pool Beautifully Constructed, 3 BR/3 BA Custom Built Elevated Pool Home with Of ce Located in Beachview. Only Steps to the Beach. Home with Of ce Located in Beachview. Only Steps to the Beach. $849,000 $849,000 REDUCEDPlease visit my web site, www.ChuckBergstrom.com www.sanibelcaptivarealestateguide.comHappy Memorial Day!!
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viprealty.com 3BR/2.5BA canal front home Large pool, spa, deeded beach access Fireplace, den, loft, workshop 30 foot dock, community tennis $1,049,000 (2120564) G.G. Robideau 472-5187 x 210Beach And Boating 3BR/3.5BA + den & media room Solar hot water tank, well water softener 8 Double solid wood entry doors Level 5 granite counter tops $269,000 (2121253) Diane Stocks 472-5187 x 335Triple Lot Beautiful Home Top oor, corner location 2 bedrooms and two baths Great rental income, furnished West Gulf Drive location $799,000 (2130214) Rose Dakos 472-5187 x 233 Direct Gulf Front CondoDID YOU KNOW?Scan this QR code with your Smart Phone to search all properties available for sale!1560 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel (239) 472-5187 (800) 553-7338 Toll free (866) 472-5187 Intl 2000 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, (239) 395-0607 14970 Captiva Drive, Captiva (239) 472-7800 (866) 472-7800 Toll free Olde Florida style home overlooking water 4BR/2.5BA with den, split bedroom style Family room, large deck areas, fenced pool Over an acre, well maintained, shutters $899,000 (2121245) Jason Lomano 472-5187 x 286 Private Retreat Shell Harbor renovated, ground level home Spacious 3+BR/3.5BA, on East end of Sanibel Chefs kitchen, pool, boat dock w/davits Beach park/access, close to marina & Intracoastal $1,429,000 (2130499) Mary Lou Bailey 472-5187 x 246Wide Canal/Deep-Water Dockage! 5 BR/4.5 BA + of ce & loft, built in 2008 Over 4800 Sq. Ft. of living area, meticulous Wood oors, gourmet kitchen open to family rm Heated pool/spa, beach access, dock, seawall $2,395,000 (2130536)Jim Hall 472-5187 x 215Newer Shell Harbor Home Near beach, prime parcel Cleared of Brazilian pepper 35% total developed area coverage Electric, sewer, water, and cable $479,000 (2130526) Barbara Cacchione 472-5187 x 212 West Gulf Home Site Well maintained custom 3BR/2.5BA Screened patio & pool, newer appliances Open oor plan, cathedral ceilings, wood oors Situated on a double lot with sanctuary views $629,000 (2130547) Deb Gleason 472-5187 x 263Spacious Pool Home Quality 3BR/3BA custom built pool home Soaring ceilings, elevator, den/of ce Gated community, beach access, clubhouse Community tennis, pool, and boat docks $1,495,000 (2130486) Dan Cohn 472-5187 x 294Spectacular Kinzie Home Unique indoor/outdoor living Very near beach ground level home Large screened porch, large backyard Updated kitchen with SS appliances $445,000 (2130555) Joel Goodman 472-5187 x 224Tropical Island Retreat 6BR/6BA+, island dream home Situated on two lots All day sunshine on pool & spa Beautiful lake & fairway views $1,995,000 (2130325) Karen Bell 472-5187 x 270 The Sanctuary Beach side 2/2 rst oor, corner unit Views of pool and palms, high income 500 gulf frontage, canal, East end Remodeled, shows beautifully $424,000 (2130175) Glenn Carretta 472-5187 x 221Sanibel Arms West 3-BR/2-BA, plus of ce. Two glassed-in lanais Fresh extensive remodel, beautifully furnished Fabulous Gulf views, private roof top sun deck Wind proof windows, heated pool, tennis court $1,895,000 (2130561) Lynda Traverso 472-5187 x 226 Gulf Ridge community Three bedroom, two bath Heated pool & spa Three-car garage $1,450,000 (2130500) David Schuldenfrei 472-5187 x 227Secluded & Private 4BR/3.5BA home 1.3 landscaped acres Two master suites, two living areas Oversized 2-car detached garage Large screened porch, back-up generator $324,900 (2130160) Fred/Shane Spring 472-5187 x 284/285Summerwood Subdivision Built in 2008, metal roof, heated pool 3BR + of ce, elevator, hardwood oors Master suite has reading area & open deck Chefs kitchen, upscale furnishings included $2,995,000 (2121469)James & Penny Hetmanek 472-5187 x 219/202On The Bay-Amazing Views! CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IS VIPS NUMBER ONE PRIORITY! WE ARE DEDICATED TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND TO ENSURING THE BEST REAL ESTATE PROCESS IN THE INDUSTRY.Direct Gulf Front Penthouse NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING PRICE REDUCED NEW LISTING NEW LISTING PRICE REDUCED PRICE REDUCED 9B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013
10B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Will Power Columnist: C rai g R. Hersch, BCS B oard Certi f ied Wills, Trusts & Estates A ttorne y ; CPAI Have Answers to Your Estate Planning uestions. Call: 239-334-1141 or Visit: www.sbshlaw.com 9100 College Pointe Ct. Fort Myers, FL 33919 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 Lazy Flamingo Becomes Silver Sponsor Of RaceFISH of Sanibel, Inc. announced that Lazy Flamingo has once again chosen to become one of the Silver Sponsors for the 5th annual 10K Race 4 FISH. The race is scheduled to take place on Sanibel on Saturday, October 19. This will be the fifth year that Lazy Flamingo has chosen to be a sponsor in the race. Lazy Flamingo has been a dedicated supporter of the FISH 10K since the event began five years ago, said John Pryor, vice president of FISH and cochairman of the 10K race committee. We greatly appreciate their support and commitment to our organization. We are glad to have them back as a Silver Sponsor. More than 50 island businesses and organizations sponsored the 10K last year, and over 120 people volunteered their support to make it a huge success. We have got off to a good start with the confirmation of our title sponsor, The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, and the list of our Silver Sponsors is growing. We need more sponsors and hope the business and local community will once again support us in our efforts. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. at The Community House, and will once again follow a marked 10K circuit around the island, returning to The Community House for the finish line. There will also be a trade fair, aimed at the runners and their families and friends, as well as refreshment tables and water stations around the island for runners. From left is Jerry Edelman, Lazy Flamingos owner Dick Muench, Nancy Bender, Joe Skrzypek, Alexis Marcinokowski, Beany Gibbard, Shannon Williams, Joe Coleman, Pete Bender and Ed Ridlehoover, co-chairman of the FISH 10K Race Committee EXCLUSIVE REAL ESTATE BUYER AGENT MIKE BADENOCH239-472-2659www.YourExclusiveBuyerAgent.comMikeandfrancie@msn.com 2424 Palm Ridge Road, SanibelLong-time Sanibel resident. Former attorney; twenty-three years experience. An advocate for you, not the transaction. At your side, negotiating the lowest price and safeguarding your interests.I dont take listings; the seller pays my fees. buy, not sell, so buying smart is crucial. Only trust your purchase, Traditional real estate agents who represent the seller or provide limited representation to both the buyer and the seller can not advocate for you exclusively, as I do. Buyers Choice Realty Group is the only exclusive buyer agency on Sanibel and Captiva Informational Meetings At Shell PointResidents of Southwest Florida who would like to learn about resortstyle retirement options and lifecare are invited to attend one of several informational meetings at Shell Point Retirement Community. One of Shell Points experienced retirement counselors will explain the numerous benefits of becoming a Shell Point resident. The meetings will be held at 10 a.m. in the main Commons located in The Woodlands neighborhood at Shell Point on the following dates: June 4, 12, 18, and 26 July 2, 10, 16, 24, and 30 August 7, 13, 21, and 27 During the casually-structured meeting, guests will learn about lifecare and the retirement options and amenities available at Shell Point. Guests can also tour two of the three Shell Point neighborhoods, The Island and The Woodlands, and see a model residence. Admission to these sessions is free, however, seating is limited so reservations are required and may be made by calling Maureen Thomson at 466-1131 or 1-800-780-1131. Shell Point Retirement Community is located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, two miles before the Sanibel Causeway.
MIKE STONE "Your Island Specialist"Great Reasons to Choose Mike Stone as your Realtor#1 He just sold this $4,650,000 gulf front estate on West Gulf Drive. #2He listed and had a Contract on this multi-million dollar gulf front home in Colony Beach Estates In 4 Days.#3 JUST LISTED this 4 bedroom 4 bath home in Sanibels prestigious east end single family, beach side, gated Colony Beach Estates. Move-in ready, an open and sunny floor plan.OPEN HOUSE FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY 12-4 428 BELLA VISTA WAYThe best reason to choose Mike Stone as your Realtor is that HE GETS RESULTS!If you are interested in selling your current Island property or looking to buy a piece of this tropical paradise, CALL MIKE STONE Your Island Specialist 239.322.0044 Referrals appreciated www. sancapstone.com T T he best I f John Naumann & Associates 1149 Perwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 | 239.472.0176 11B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013
12B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Business & Individual Taxes Bookkeeping Small Business a x es i nes s The Islands Full Service CPA FirmPersonal Service With Affordable Fees Call 239.472.1323 1648 Periwinkle Way, Suite D Sanibel, FL.We Are Moving June 1st Miracle Team Loaded With Talent As Squad Posts Runaway Record In FSLby Ed FrankIn the 22-years that the Fort Myers Miracle baseball team has called Hammond Stadium home, there most certainly has never been a squad as promising and as winning as this 2013 team. And thats saying a lot for as you know, dozens of previous Miracle players have become Major League stars. With the Miracle tearing up the Florida State League, you had better get out to Hammond Stadium quickly as undoubtedly several current Miracle players will be moved up to Double A New Britain when the first half-season ends next month. You have that opportunity this weekend when the Miracle hosts the Charlotte Stone Crabs for three games starting tonight, Friday. As the week began, Fort Myers was 31-11 (.738) with a runaway seven game lead over the St. Lucie Mets in the South Division of the FSL. Perhaps its no surprise that the Minnesota Twins No. 1 prospect, Miguel Sano, is leading the league with a .354 batting average along with 11 home runs and 34 RBIs. Another top Twins prospect, Eddie Rosario, is among the leagues top 10 in hitting at .318. The biggest Miracle surprise, however, is a 10th-round draft pick in his first full professional season, right-handed pitcher D.J. Baxendale. You dont expect a 10th-rounder to be compiling the record he has in his first year. The 6-2, 195-pound Baxendale was a perfect 6-0 with a miniscule 1.07 ERA as of Monday. That also was the best in the FSL. In April, Baxendale, out of the University of Arkansas, was 4-0 and named the Twins Minor League Pitcher of the Month. That was a huge confidence booster, he said recently. To be recognized by your professional organization in your first full season, it was a great honor. Baseball experts had expected Baxendale to go much higher in last years draft as high as the second or third round. But his stock dropped when he suffered some rough outings against some tough Southeast Conference teams. He fell to the 10th round when the Twins grabbed him in what appears to be a major steal. And dont be surprised if Baxendale joins Sano, Rosario and others when the first half season ends (70 games) on the promotion train to Double-A New Britain. Another Top Twins Prospect Tosses No-Hitter Into Eighth Inning Weve written before about flame-throwing right-hander Kyle Gibson, who many expected to land a starting role for the Minnesota Twins this season. The lanky Gibson instead started the season with Triple-A Rochester, but could be wearing a Twins uniform soon as the result of his recent pitching performances with Rochester. Last Sunday, Gibson took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in a complete game 11-0 victory over Leigh Valley. It was his second complete game shutout in 11 days. On May 8, he tossed a four-hit shutout over Toledo. Gibson is ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the Twins organization. He returned to action late last season after recovering from Tommy John surgery. ENGEL & VLKERSCall Isabella Rasi at 239-246-47161101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044HIGH-VISIBILITY FORT MYERS BEACH COMMERCIAL PROPERTY Featuring restaurant & private residences High traffic location on San Carlos Blvd Direct Gulf access$675,000 HIGH-VISIBILITY FORT MYERS BEACH COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PRICE REDUCTION $595,000 From page 1BSTEM NightAnd when Jeremy Clothier quizzed Mereday, 7, about the three Rs and how she can help save the earth, the youngster answered the question with authority: Reduce reuse and recycle, said Mereday with a smile. Other professionals attending STEM Night at The Sanibel School included meteorologist Katie Walls, Public Works Director for the City of Sanibel Keith Williams, Environmental Biologist for the City of Cape Coral Kraig Hankins, author Kyle Miller and Dot Lee with Trouper the blind raccoon, Estero Bay Aquatic Preserves Cheryl Clark, math teacher from The Sanibel School Diane Cortese, Sanibel Police Department Sgt. Grace Towler and The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums Diane Thomas.
13B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Income-producing club suite at Sanibels newly renovated resort $349.9K This wide bay view from Mariner Pointe #631, the big 2-bedroom plan $549K 2-bedroom gulf-view condo with ~$30K in income already this year $499K 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 Nicely updated 2nd floor condo with beach access & view of Sanibel River $264K Limpet Dr 1/2+acre. this view, community beach access has parking $885K Gulf-front 2-bedroom walkout, grossing up to $60K/yr with low condo/rental fees $699K Take your pick at Loggerhead Cay! 2nd floor or 3rd, both long-time investment rentals, desirable floor plan ~1400 sq. ft., plus Olympic pool, tennis, & Gulf of Mexico views $599.9K Roomy centrally-located 2 bedroom with view of gulf & rental income $474K Sanibel Bayous cul-de-sac parcel, gulf access at Bowmans Beach $399K 2242 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Square #3 Single-family home lot in golf & tennis community with beach access $299K Wooded lot on inner Farm Trail circle with community pool & tennis $224K Double parcel in Belle Meade, handy to school & rec center $199.9K SanibelSusan.wordpress.com & SanibelSusan.com Estate planning with Individual Retirement Accounts, 401(k)s, pension and profit sharing plans and other similar investments can pose some real problems. For purposes of this column, Im going to lump all of these types of accounts together and call them IRA accounts although each different type of retirement account does have its own planning issues. So today, Im going to try to frame the issues that those who have any degree of their net worth tied up in IRA accounts should be aware of. Briefly, those issues include the economic and tax ramifications of leaving the accounts to our loved ones, the restrictions of how we can leave those accounts, and how easy it is for one of our beneficiaries to make a big mistake when they inherit our IRA account. Im going to leave Roth IRA accounts out of the discussion, since Roth IRAs are an entirely different animal with their own sets of issues. Ill leave that discussion for another time. In order to understand the issues for traditional IRAs and similar accounts, its a good idea to review the economic and tax significance of our IRA accounts. Most of us achieved an income tax deduction when we contributed sums to our IRA. Moreover, our accounts grow tax deferred until we begin making withdrawals. When we withdraw amounts, however, we recognize them as ordinary income on our tax returns and pay income tax. Our tax laws require us to begin withdrawals from our IRA accounts upon attaining age 70, whether we need the money or not. These are mandated minimum distributions. When we die, a whole set of other rules take effect, and these rules are different depending upon whether we die before we reach 70 or after, as well as who we name as our beneficiary. These rules may be temporarily suspended if we leave our IRA outright to our spouse, since he or she is the only beneficiary who may roll over our IRA into his or her own IRA account. When this happens, the inherited IRA account assets are treated the same as if our spouse owned the IRA all along. But theres a trap for the unwary here. In second marriage situations, those that name their spouse as the primary beneficiary and our children from a prior marriage as the alternate beneficiary sometimes assume that when our spouse dies then our children will always receive the IRA. This isnt necessarily the case. When our spouse rolls over the IRA into his or her own IRA account, then he or she can designate whomever he or she wants as their primary beneficiary. Even if they name the children of their deceased spouse as the primary beneficiary, the children may not inherit the whole account. Why? This is due to a number of reasons. First, the spouse may live long enough to withdraw all of the monies for his or her own use. Second, the spouse may remarry and the new spouse may have legal rights to all or a portion of the IRA account. There are additional issues when our children inherit our IRA account directly. Remember that our spouse is the only person who can roll over our IRA balance. Children cannot roll over our IRA into their own IRA account. Instead, the account becomes an Inherited IRA. Our children must begin to take minimum distributions even if they are not yet 70. These distributions are based on a different table than the one that the original account owner bases his or her withdrawals on. Sometimes our children get bad advice and withdraw the entire IRA balance at once. This leads to an enormous income tax liability, since they are taxed on the income just as we would have been had we withdrawn the monies. Under Florida law, our IRAs are generally protected from the reach from our creditors. Not true for the beneficiaries of our IRA accounts. In order to protect the inherited IRA accounts from the reach of creditors, predators and divorcing spouses of their own, a special type of trust must be built that would serve as the beneficiary for our child. But that trust must be built in such a way as to qualify the child for deferred minimum distributions for the rest of his or her life. If the trust is not properly drafted, then there is a good chance that the entire balance of the IRA will become taxable upon our deaths, or that our beneficiaries will otherwise have to withdraw the IRA based upon an older beneficiarys life expectancy. These are just a few of the complexities when considering an estate plan for someone who has IRA balances. Before you complete your IRA beneficiary designation, its usually a good idea to discuss these issues with your estate planning attorney. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerThe IRA Conundrumby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference
14B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 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 Alva : Gated beautiful o ld Florida home on 3.13 ac. on Caloosahatchee River, 6 bed / 5.5 bath, free form pool and spa. Majestic Riverfront Estate Cape Coral : Best location! Building lot on Dolphin Drive. Build your dream home or use existing home (3 bed / 2 bath). $ 799,000 Riverfront Lot Luxury Miami Style Home Cape Coral: This beautiful home has 3,595 living sq. ft., 4 bed / 4 bath and is located at Caloosahatchee River. Thomas Hopf Broker Isabella Rasi Realtor $ 1,150,000 $ 1,925,000 1101 Periwinkle Way #105 Sanibel, FL 33957 Tel.: 239-472-0044 www.engelvoelkers.com/sanibel Superior InteriorsChoose Your Dining Room Colors Wiselyby Cindy MalszyckiColor psychology takes on added significance in the dining room because color, research clearly shows, profoundly influences appetite. Did you know that changing a restaurants color scheme has been known to make a failing restaurant a success, despite their excellent food? Clear colors have the same stimulating effect on appetites as they do on atmosphere. Blue is particularly restful, encouraging leisurely meals. Full-strength red is exciting and to be used with discretion, but lighter shades such as rose, or pinkish hues are pleasant to eat by. Yellow is its usual gay and sunny self. Neutrals tend to liven up dining rooms with positive and effective color splashes, In the presence of food, stick to clear lighter shades of green. I also recommend avoiding shades of purple such as lavender and violet, as they tend to be appetite suppressants. Likewise, using drab colors in your dining room decor is rarely successful. Since most dining is done at night, its important to test colors under artificial light. It turns some colors muddy, and would ultimately make food look less appealing. Lighting should be flexible to allow different levelsof light for many activities. A central chandelier can be controlled with a dimmer switch. Cindy Malszycki is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at cindy@decden. net. Promotion At Trust CompanyThe Sanibel Captiva Trust Company announced that Robin A. Darden has been promoted to the position of vice president, client relations. Darden has more than a decade of experience in trust and estate administration and earned a BS in legal studies degree at Hodges University. In her nearly four years with the company, Robin has become a valued member of the client relations team and an integral part of our daily operations, said founder, CEO and cochairman S. Albert Hanser. We are pleased to recognize Robin for all of her accomplishments. Robin A. Darden Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email firstname.lastname@example.org
15B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Full Service Veterinary Care Now Available On Sanibel! Full Service Veterinary Care Now Available On Sanibel! MEDICINE DENTAL SURGERY MEDICINE DENTAL SURGERY AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY HOUSE CALLS AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY HOUSE CALLS Mark S. Mathusa DVM Mark S. Mathusa DVM , a Sanibel resident a Sanibel resident DOGS CATS EXOTICS BIRDS DOGS CATS EXOTICS BIRDSFriendly Staff, Competitive Fees1640 Periwinkle Way, across from Bank of the Islands Call 239-579-0804 Call 239-579-0804 The Dunes To Sponsor 4th Of July Fireworks ShowThe Dunes Golf and Tennis Club has become a Platinum Sponsor for this years 4th of July Fireworks celebration on Sanibel. The fireworks event will be hosted at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club beginning at dusk and will include a party for the whole community. Entry will be free to all and there will be live entertainment, face painting and onsite parking at a cost of $5. In addition to the fireworks show, being presented by Zambelli Fireworks, tickets will be available for the purchase of food and beverages at the party. The Independence Day celebration is a great community event and we are very happy to be a part of it, said Leilani Sivsov, general manager of The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club. We had such a great time last year that we could not miss the opportunity to host the fireworks celebration again. The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club did an amazing job last year so naturally we were delighted, not only when they offered to host the event again this year, but to help sponsor it as well, said Ric Base, president of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce. The Dunes is located amongst an abundant natural landscape at 949 Sand Castle Road on Sanibel. For more information visit www.dunesgolfsanibel.com. The fundraising and operation of this years 4th of July fireworks is being undertaken by the Chamber of Commerce. Those interested in a sponsorship or in making a donation may contact Bridgit Stone-Budd at 472-8255 or email email@example.com. The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club will sponsor and host the July 4 Fireworks celebration School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, My child will be going to kindergarten in August. He has had some problems getting along with the other children at his preschool. Are there some things that I can do this summer that might help him get along better next year? Tiffany B., Fort Myers Tiffany, Children often have a difficult time communicating with others. It may be because of more slowly developing language skills, low self-esteem or it could be that they have a hard time interpreting facial expressions that others use. Whatever the reason, there are ways to help your child develop communication skills and have fun at the same time. Below are several games and activities that you can play together to help develop their ability to communicate and socialize with other children. Telling Stories Cut out pictures from magazines and place them in a box. Take turns pulling out one picture and tell a story of what you think is happening in the picture. For older children, have the stories become more complicated. Play Feeling Charades Make up cards with as many different feelings as you can think of: Happy, Sad, Angry, Excited, Bored, Scared, Nervous, Unhappy, Tired, Pleased, Interested, Uninterested, etc. Each person takes a card and acts out the feeling without saying anything. This is great for those that may have a hard time reading facial expressions. Play Action Charades Make up cards with as many action words as you can think of: Run, Jump, Walk, Hopped, Ran, Skipped, Hurried, Tiptoed, Stir, Stretched, Rolled, Hit, etc. Have each person take one card from each pile and put the sentence together to act it out. Have him and the rest of the family guess what he is doing. Use Puppets Sometimes children find it easier to talk if they are doing it through a puppet. Have a variety of puppets, some happy, some sad, some silly. Have your child use the appropriate puppet to tell you about their day. Finish The Story Use pictures from magazines and tell a short story about the picture. Stop the story so that your child can continue it and make his own ending. You can also use this with your childs books. Stop the story a few pages before it ends and ask him how they think it should end. Let him know there is no right or wrong way for it to end, each person might have a different ending. How Do You Feel? Make up cards for feelings, for younger children, draw pictures and have them hanging up somewhere your child can reach. Several times during the day have him use the cards to let you know how they are feeling. Conversation Ball If your child continuously interrupts during other peoples conversations, use a conversation ball. During discussions, have the person that is talking hold onto a ball. No one else can speak. Once the first person is done, they hand the ball to the next person that wants to add to the conversation. Only the person holding the ball can speak. Daily practice with one or more of these games over the summer should help to increase your sons social skills by the time he enters kindergarten. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. Chamber Luncheon Held At Newly-Renovated ResortThe Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce monthly business lunch on May 14 was sponsored by Alliant Property Management. The lunch was held at the newly-renovated Sundial Beach Resort and Spa. More than 100 members of the chamber turned out for the event. The speaker was Lynn Schneider of Shell Point Retirement Community. Schneider spoke about the psychographics of senior living and the impact on businesses. The chamber holds monthly business luncheons for members to network and socialize. For information about joining the chamber, log onto www.sanibel-captiva.org. Kara Minoui, Emily Kletzien, and Lynn Schneider of Shell Point with Christina Wright of SunTrust
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22B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 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. Phone: (239)489.0442 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.gregweglarz.comState Certi ed General Contractor License # CGC A05420One Builder Serving Sanibel & Captiva for over 35 years Custom Residential Construction Remodeling Projects Design Team with Construction Drawings Plans Through Completion of Project deaRPharmacistWhy I Disagree With Angelina Jolies Decisionby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: Do you agree with Angelina Jolies decision to remove her breasts to prevent cancer? SI, Atlanta, Georgia When I heard about her double mastectomy, my heart sank for her because Im sure she was paralyzed by fear. After all, nobody wants to hear the C word leave their doctors lips. Her decision was based on the doctors she trusts but I disagree with it. Shes supposedly removing her ovaries next. Should we tell her the BRCA1 gene increases risk of pancreatic cancer? Shell yank it. In men, the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene increases risk of testicular and prostate cancer. Poor Brad, do you think hell humor his wife? These surgeons are going to dissect her while shes still alive and thriving. Good grief! She wont be thriving very long if they take out her ovaries and begin drug therapy to replace progesterone and estrogen. Certain hormone replacement medications increase risk of breast cancer (a tragic irony) as well as depression, gallstones, blood clots, uterine cancer, heart attack and stroke. And she pays her doctors to keep her healthy. Preventive breast removal is a disturbingly popular trend that is being hailed as a reasonable, if not celebrated choice. Saline or silicone implants make it harder to detect breast cancer and according to the British Medical Journal, increase a womans risk of dying should she happen to develop breast cancer. Angelinas story makes me admire Suzanne Somers even more. I know her from medical conferences and book signings because we share the same circle as authors of health books. I love her, everybody loves her! She was diagnosed with breast cancer years ago, and forced to make a life or death decision. She chose well. The Bombshell author still thrives today and is just as vivacious as Chrissy from Threes Company. Angelina could have peed in a cup and learned more about her breast cancer risk than taking a genetic test which cost her several thousand dollars! Im talking about a 24-hour urine collection test that provides metabolite levels of your hormones, kind of like glimpsing inside your cells. For example, a naturally-occurring estrogen metabolite called -methoxyestradiol protects you from breast cancer. If youre low, you can increase levels with natural supplements such as DIM, B vitamins, magnesium and others. Detoxifying poisons is critical. I have more information about this in my e-book Breast Cancer Protection sold at my website. Since when is conventional medicine genuinely interested in preventing disease? Mastectomies and breast implantation generate trillions of dollars for surgeons, radiologists, hospitals, pharmacies and drug companies. Lifestyle factors, diet, persistent organic pollutants (POPS), vitamin or mineral deficiencies and your bodys innate ability to detoxify poisons all play a role in developing cancer. Common sense will tell you that if you remove your breasts, or ovaries, or whatever... youre still a delicious host to cancer in your lungs, uterus, pancreas, wherever. Its a dangerous trend. Dont remove body parts to prevent cancer, make your body an inhospitable host! This information is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose your condition. Suzy Cohen is the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and is a registered pharmacist. To contact her, visit www. dearpharmacist.com. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: What seem to be the most dominate issues that people seek counseling for?A: Clients generally come to me for guidance with a variety of issues, but stress-related issues and anxiety predominate. We all struggle with repeating old behavior patterns. We all are searching for ways not only to reconnect with ourselves, but also to gain a better understanding of significant turning points in our lives that can help us transform stress and fear into courage and confidence. We all could use some direction in bringing more awareness to our consciousness to help decrease suffering and negativity on the one hand, and on the other increase joy and optimism in our daily lives. When I assist the client to achieve a relaxed state designed to foster a healthy and enduring sense of self, I incorporate imagery and hypnotic techniques so the subconscious mind receives, absorbs, accepts and retains pertinent information being suggested for positive change. These techniques assist in releasing self-doubt, cultivate feelings of personal mastery, and encourage present moment awareness and self-acceptance. This creates change on all levels-mind, body, spirit and emotions. Change begins with opening up your heart and trusting yourself to get beyond fear and uncertainty, allowing you to live fully and receive unlimited inspiration along your lifes path.
23B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 From page 20BGrounding Toolfrom the big toe up the inside of the legs. When you reach the hips, move your hands out toward the sides of the front of your body across the side of your rib cage until parallel to the arm pits. Then, move the hands from the armpit down toward the bottom of the rib cage about five inches. See the adjacent picture. If you are wondering why you should do this technique instead of or in addition to The 5 Minute Routine, it is because this energy vortex at the base of our feel allows energies to enter the legs which flow to the pelvic floor and then separate into two pathways. One path continues to the head and the second flows from the sacrum to the earth again. Both paths ground us back to the earth. So this technique enhances the energetic work already learned. By doing Connecting Heaven and Earth; The Hook-up; The Wayne Cook Posture and The Three Thumps you may not need to do The Grounding. Sense your energies and you will begin to recognize when it needs attention. Have fun with your energy! Send me your questions. Next weeks topic is Plump The Diaphragm to Oxygenate The Body. 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. Customers Were Generous During Food DrivePostal customers in Lee and Collier counties were once again generous in making donations during the 21st annual National Letter Carrier Food Drive, Stamp out Hunger, on Saturday, May 11. Lee County donated 325,125 pounds of food and Collier County donated 294,000 pounds. The Harry Chapin Food Bank, along with other agencies, received the food in Lee County. Food in Collier County is distributed by Collier Harvest. All food collected in the food drive will be distributed to participating agencies at no cost. The post office, Harry Chapin Food Bank and Collier Harvest rely on a large contingent of volunteers to assist mail carriers in picking up food and completing pre-sorts of food prior to taking to warehouses. Those who were not able to participate in the May 11 food drive may still do so by taking nonperishable food items to any post office or Uncle Bobs Storage locations. Checks can also be made payable to the Harry Chapin Food Bank and sent to 3760 Fowler Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901. Dr. DaveExercise, Mental Performanceby Dr. Dave HepburnI have an imaginary photo of Barack Obama in my home gym/ garage. The prez pounds a treadmill every day, prior to his popping into the boys room for a couple of smokes (yes, he smokes). If a guy, whose job description includes: Run The Free World, Clean Up Dog Poop, Declare War (usually after cleaning up dog poop), can take time out of his schedule to exercise, then so can a guy who runs the free world of Hepburn (not a planet sane folks would ever want to visit without serious shots, including whiskey). So I climb on to my elliptical, crank up the iTunes and pound away, knowing Barack is doing the same, a virtual mirror image... with slight colour variation. But something happens about the 13.468 minute mark. I quit singing Pop Goes The World and my brain waves change. Ideas start pouring in. ...the cure for cancer has to be... the best way to rob TD Bank... Sealeys diagnosis is (granted that might take an ultra-marathon). So I keep a pad of paper and a pen on the dash of the elliptical. When an idea strikes, I go to grab my pen. On cue, the pen falls off the dash onto the floor. I reach down to retrieve it while trying not to miss a beat but, 110 percent of the time, my headphone wires loop around the pedals, which causes the iPod to fall, which in turn yanks the earbuds out of my ears like a rocket, taking with it parts of my ear canal and possibly a bit of grey matter from my frontal lobe. But this is still where my best ideas come from every time. Last year, when I cycled from Comox to Victoria with Boomers Legacy, I was asked to give a talk, upon arrival. I had nothing prepared but, while cycling, I wrote the thing in my head. On arrival, I jotted down the ideas I could remember onto a rain soaked napkin and then gave a talk for the ages (ages 2 to 5, some said). Can exercise make us smarter? If so, is more necessarily better? Research has looked at how well people perform mentally, both while exercising and immediately after an exercise session. Other research has examined the association between fitness level and age-related cognitive decline. Both show positive correlations. During a session of moderately intense aerobic exercise, mental performance improves in several measurable ways including: Reaction time (except in grabbing falling iPods) Executive control processes, such as; planning, scheduling, working memory the brains ability to temporarily store and manage information, and inhibition the ability to block out unnecessary distractions such as painfully losing a portion of your ear canal. Improved cognitive function actually begins to show at about 20 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic exercise and will be maintained for about another 40 minutes. The positive cognitive effects of exercising for 20 to 60 minutes are primarily related to increase in blood flow to the brain and stimulation of nerve cells to release more neurotransmitters (chemicals that send signals between brain cells). But beyond 60 minutes of exercise, fatigue is likely to become a factor as evidenced, I noticed, by me lying prostrate on the ground. This is when Leo, my Havanese pup, comes to the rescue, thinking hes performing CPR by licking salt off my chest and face. Mental performance is trumped by exhaustion after 60 minutes. Once fatigue sets in, you start to lose the mental edge you have gained. If exercise continues, then mental performance actually will decline to a level lower than where you started. OK, my workout is done, ideas wrangled, article written, Barack back on the wall, dog happy. Time for a smoke. Listen live or call in to Dr Dave on his fun yet informative radio show, Wisequacks, heard each Sunday at 5 p.m. at www.cknw.com. Contact Dr. Dave or read more at www.wisequacks.org. Indispensable Advice from Dr. Dave Get your copy of Dr. Daves Book at Sanibel Island Books and Gifts,1571 Periwinkle Way 472-5223 Eden Energy Medicine book, page 116 ISLAND ISLAND PHARMACY PHARMACY(Voted Best Pharmacy on The Island 6 years)CARING FOR YOU AND ABOUT YOUPhone 472-6188 Fax 472-61442330 Palm Ridge Rd. #12, Sanibel
PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY 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 AUT O DETAILIN 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: 841-4302TREE & LAWN C ARE Jesus Hernandez LANDSCAPING & TREE SERVICE 482-7350 We Service All your Landscape Needs FULL Landscaping SERVICES Tree TRIMMING AND REMOVAL Stump Grinding SANIBEL INVASIVE VEGETATION REMOVAL MONTHLY MAINTENANCE SERVICES FREE Landscape Consultation and LANDSCAPE Designs LANDSCAPE REFURBISHING MULCHING RIP RAP GRAVEL DRIVEWAYS CUSTOM PAVERS NOW OFFERING IRRIGATION WET CHECKOver 20 years serving San-Cap & Ft. Myerslicensed insured bondedwww.jesuslawncare.com email@example.comB ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Latin Spiced Florida Chicken with Cilantro and Lime Butter 4 medium sized Florida chicken breast cutlets (pounded thin or cut into thin even portions) Latin spice mix for sprinkling (1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, salt and pepper to taste) 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 2 limes, juiced Canola oil Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste Make sure your chicken cutlets are thin and even in thickness. Lightly dust both sides of the cutlets with the Latin spice mix. Preheat a large sized saut pan over medium high heat. Add 1 tablespoon canola oil to preheated saut pan. Add the spiced cutlets to the pan carefully without crowding the pan. Cook chicken for 2 to 3 minutes per side. The chicken should be golden brown and cooked completely through. Insert a internal cooking thermometer into the chicken cutlet, it should read 165 degrees for correct doneness. Remove from pan and let cool slightly. Turn the heat on the pan down to medium low. Add 1/2 cup of water to pan and stir to remove any bits of flavor from the bottom of the pan. Reduce the water in the pan by half (this should only take a minute or so). Add lime juice to the pan and continue to stir. Add the butter to the pan sauce while stirring constantly. The butter should blend with the pan sauce to form a thicker pan sauce. After the butter is combined to make the sauce, remove from heat and add cilantro. Taste pan sauce and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve the chicken with rice and fresh vegetables for a complete meal. Spoon the pan sauce over the chicken. Garnish with extra cilantro and lime wedges. Latin Spiced Florida Chicken with Cilantro and Lime Butter
PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY answer on page 27B 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 27B C OMPUTERS 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 CO NTRA C T O R S 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 ConsultantUPH O L S TERY A Friendly Personalized Service From Owner-Operator Steven CservenyakPARAMOUNT DECORATOR & UPHOLSTERYsince 1974 Complete line of quality upholstery work by European CraftsmanWe work with the finest imported silk, satin, damask, brocades, velvets, hand-loomed crewel, embroidered tapestries from Italy, Belgium & India.Antique Furniture Restoration We also do boat cushions & down feather cushions472-8086 735 Donax Street, Sanibel Island CO MPUTER S ERVI C E S 25B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 FIND AT LEAST SIX DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PANELS
PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY TREE & LAWN CARE Sanibel Family Owned & Operated Licensed & Insured / www.enviromow.com Complete Landscaping Services Tree Service and Pepper Clearing Lawn Care Landscape Trimming & Pruning Fertilization Weed Maintenance Mulch Applications Property Clean up239-896-6789 CO N S TRU C TI O N/REM O DELIN G CO NTRA C T O R G Ibtn Pfr Ibtn Pfr Mnff S Mnff SRnnf Cbnf Dnrf P Dbt Pfn CGnn Dn GSince 2001, A Southwest Florida Paver Contractor www.gigicompanies.com 239-541-7282Schedule free estimates or visit our new show roomLic.# S3-12238 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.orgPRE SS URE WA S HIN G Owner Matthew Ryan1-239-645-9834www.oneppw.comLicense & Insured Owne r Ow ne r Ask About Our$9900Specials!! Professional Pressure WashingFREE ESTIMATEQuality Service Guaranteed LAWN MAINTENAN C E PET S ITTIN G Island Pet SittingKelly TyrrellIsland Resident395email@example.comINTERI O R DE S I G N 2330 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 (239) 395-2525 Fax (239) 395-2373 Toll Free: 1-866-395-2525 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 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 26B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013Top 10 Real Estate Sales Development CityYear BuiltSquare FootageListing PriceSelling PriceDays on Market No Subdivision Sanibel2007 5,995,0004,650,000 537 Cape HarbourCape Coral2001 3,360 1,085,0001,055,000 29 Compass Point CondoSanibel1979 1,339 1,095,0001,000,000 61 Gulfside Place Sanibel1981 1,802 955,000940,000 50Cape CoralCape Coral2011 3,359 899,000825,000 132 No SubdivisionFort Myers1954 2,537 815,000795,000 101 Edgewater At Gulf HarbourFort Myers1997 3,124 869,000760,000 178Cedar GlenBonita Springs2000 2,802 738,500705,000 391 Palmas Del SolFort Myers2002 3,437 679,900685,150 9 Sandpiper PointSt. James City1997 2,520 899,000650,000 263Courtesy of Royal Shell Real Estate
PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY PUZZLE ANSWERS SUDOKU KING CROSSWORD MAGIC MAZE SUPER CROSSWORD C U S T O M H O ME BUILDER We do it all from repairing a door to adding a 2nd FloorNew Construction TooP. O. Box 922 Sanibel, FL 33957 Fax (239) 472-8449DeCorte FourCustom Home Builders, Inc. Ron DeCorte #CBC058483 Ph (239) 472-8446 DeCorteFour.com G LA SS 2416 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Phone: (239) 472-0032 Fax: (239) 472-0680Insured Licensed# S2-11975 Stevens & Sons GlassReplacement Impact Windows & Sliding Doors, Mirrors, Tub & Shower Enclosures, Store Fronts, Porch Enclosures, French Doors, Plate Glass Specialists in impact condo complex replacement 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 Career information available Gift ideas available Call for Summer Specials!AIR CONDITIONING & REMODELING We are your One-Stop ContractorCall today for a free estimate!(239) 344-6883 Licensed & Insured: CBC1254276 and CAC1814724 AIR CONDITIONING Sales Service Installation Duct Cleaning 24 Hour Emergency ServiceREMODELING Residential & Commercial Additions Kitchen & Bath Design Water Damage Restoration & Repair Roof Repairs Screen EnclosuresP OO L S ERVI C E & REPAIR Islands Premier Pool Service Professional Weekly Service Fast Expert Equipment Repair and Replacement Specializing in Gulfstream Pool Heaters239-699-6279 Deep-EndPool Service25 years experience Lic # CPC1457386 BUILDING CONTRACTOR 27B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 SCRAMBLERS
28B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE ANNUAL RENTAL SERVICES OFFERED 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 NS 5/3 BM TFN Moran Realty GroupJohn Gee & CompanyMeticulously maintained and updated. Best value on Sanibel under $500,000!! Close to beach $459,000 1610 Sabal Sands Rd Robyn & Robb Moran FOR SALE BY OWNER3BEDROOM/2BATH POOL HOME IONA/MCGREGOR AREA $169,900 CALL FOR DETAILS 239-565-2155RS 5/10 NC TFN MOBILE HOME PERIWINKLE PARK$130,000. 60 x 12 wl metal roof-over plus 20 x 12 Florida room. Master BR has queen size bed & blt-in dresser & dbl closet. Master bath has combo bath/ shower & dbl sink vanity w/extra storage. Guest BR has dbl closet + blt-in drawers & private bath w/ shower. Eat-in-kit is open to LR which ows into Florida room. Designed pass-thru from K to FL room. Private 12 x 12 deck, picnic table and storage shed. One car carport with adjacent 2nd parking space. Ceramic tile ooring in kitchen. Florida room & bathrooms. Carpeting in both bedrooms & LR. Home recently inspected & has all required tiedowns. New central air & heat system & stacked washer/dryer, all appliances louvered blinds throughout. Purchase completely furnished including all linens, dishes, pots & pans, tableware,2 sleeper couches, recliner, 2 dining tables & chairs, 4 outdoor chairs & folding beach chairs, etc. Call owner 317-293-0915 or email LMSrealtor@aol.com for further information or to make offer. NS 4/26 CC TFN HOUSE FOR SALEDonax St, Sanibel, SF 4/2 Home for sale. $470,000 OBO, Over 2000 SF, built in 1986. No pool. ML#201302314 Call for details 239-825-2608.RS 5/10 CC TFN 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.orgRS 1/25 BM TFN HOME WATCH SANIBELProperty Management-Bookkeeping Call Bob or Sally Island Residents 239-565-7438, email@example.com WWW.HOMEWATCHSANIBEL.COMRS 1/4 CC TFN PAINTING GOATProfessional Painting & Home Maintenance Free Estimates Fully Insured www.paintinggoat.com 239-271-2919RS 4/19 CC TFN HELLES CLEANING SERVICESResidential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047NS 1/4 PC TFN SANIBEL HOME WATCHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971RS 1/4 BM 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 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 ROGER NODRUFF ELECTRICLic# EC12002788. Call Roger 239-707-7203. Aqualink Motor Controls. Of ce & Store Maint.NS 5/17 CC 6/7 To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBELBAY FRONT RESIDENCE This spectacular Bay Front home offers Panoramic Views of the Bay, 4 bedrooms + maids quarters, large garage, pool on Bay and UF. $4,200/mo. ACROSS FROM BEACH This elevated private home is located right across the street from the Beach. Offering 3+ bedrooms/2 baths, private pool, Canal dockage, & community tennis ct. Furnished. Close to causeway. $4,000/mo. 472-6747Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Ownersanibelannualrentals.comServing The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975 RS 4/26 BM TFNANNUAL 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 FOR RENTCommunity Housing & Resources (CHR) has apartments for rent to individuals who work full time on Sanibel. Rent based on income. For information call 239-472-1189.RS 3/15 CC 8/30 RE/MAX OF THE ISLANDSPutting owners and tenants together Call Dustyn Corace www.remax-oftheislands.com 239-472-2311RS 1/4 BM TFN NEAR BEACH WITH DIRECT ACCESS3BR/2BA west-end Sanibel canal home features a natural shoreline with dock ground level updated and clean w/extremely low utilities no pets. Call 239-395-0401 or 239-224-0840 $1,800.00 monthNS 5/24 CC 5/24 RENTAL WANTED RENTAL WANTEDRetired Sanibel resident seeking annual rental. Unfurnished home w. 2-3 bedrooms, pool. Prefer covered parking and pet friendly. 239-980-4236NS 5/17 CC 5/24 COMMERICAL RENTALOFFICE / COMMERCIAL SPACE FOR RENTPALM COURT CENTER 2424 PALM RIDGE ROAD SANIBEL, Florida HIGHLY VISIBLE GROUND FLOOR SPACE 520 SQUARE FEET MOVE IN CONDITION IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY $750 / MONTH Landlord pays all common maintenance. Call 239-472-6543 or 973-726-3213 NS 4/5 CC TFN OFFICE SPACE800 sq/ft. Only 1 space remaining. Great space for a business that needs quick access to mainland. $16.00/sq/ft plus sales tax. Located in Matzaluna Plaza at 1200 Periwinkle Way. Call Mark at 560-5305.NS 5/24 CC 6/7 Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-7277RS 1/4 BM TFN LIGHTHOUSE REALTYPaul J. Morris, Broker VACATION RENTALS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT & SALES 359 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island 239-579-0511RS 1/4 CC TFN VACATION RENTAL
29B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS LOST AND FOUNDLOST 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 FOUNDPrescription sunglasses found in parking lot of Limetree Center on Wednesday, February 27. Claim at Island Sun newspaper, suite 2 in Limetree Center, or call 395-1213.NS 3/8 NC TFN WANTED TO BUYCASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280RS 3/15 CC 5/31 BOATS CANOES KAYAKSDOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800RS 1/4 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgRS 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 HELP WANTEDVolunteers needed for Independence Day parade on Sanibel. Help needed prior to and during the parade. Various duties. If you can help out, call Trish Phillips at 2462981 or email email@example.com. NS 2/22 NC TFN HELP WANTED Read us online at IslandSunNews.com GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION HUGE MOVING SALE967 Beach Rd East end of the Island Friday 5/24 and Saturday 5/25 8:00am to 11:00am Bikes, furniture, kitchen EVERYTHING MUST GONS 5/24 CC 5/24 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 VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDAt The Sanibel School Call Michelle Wesley 239-910-8000RS 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 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. RS 2/8 CC TFN HELP WANTEDRECEPTIONIST STYLIST/NAIL TECHWe are looking to add somebody fresh and fun, professional and courteous to our team! if you t the description, come in and meet us! 2330 Palm Ridge Road 472-1111 email email@example.com RS 5/24 CC 5/24 Sanibel Beauty Salon
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) . . . . . . 472-232930B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013 Pets Of The Week Im Toury and Im looking for my new best friend. You can tell by my perky ears how attentive I will be to you and Id like to find a friend that feels the same way about me. So if you would like a little dog you can tuck under your arm but one who can keep up with you on a brisk walk, then you could be the one Ive been searching for. My adoption fee is $30 (regularly $75) during Animal Services Spring Fever adoption promotion.. My name is Juliet Im a grown up girl but Im so petite you might think Im still a baby. Maybe thats because I have a baby-like personality too. My favorite thing is to lay my little head in your hands so you can rub my ears. If you have other kitties, I would like to have another feline friend in my new home. If not, you can adopt another kitty along with me. All cats and kittens are two for one during Animal Services Spring Fever adoption promo. For information about this weeks pets, call 5337387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www.LeeLostPets.com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office, off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, ageappropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if three months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs six months and over, feline AIDS and leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10-day health guarantee, and a bag of Science Diet pet food. The adoption package is valued at $500. Juliet ID# 563556 Toury ID# 562632 photos by squaredogphoto.com
BEACH CHAIR PASTIMEAnswers on page 27B31B ISLAND SUN MAY 24, 2013
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