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JUNE SUNRISE/SUNSET: 6:35 8:19 6:35 8:20 6:35 8:20 6:35 8:21 6:35 8:21 6:35 8:21 6:35 8:22 VOL. 20, NO. 50 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA JUNE 7, 2013 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com Launch Of Francis Bailey Memoir At The Old Bailey HomesteadMy 92 Years On Sanibel, Francis Baileys long-awaited memoir and homage to the island he loves, will be officially launched at a celebration on Tuesday, June 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the old Bailey Homestead on Periwinkle Way at the intersection of Donax Street. Francis worked very hard on this book, and he did it primarily for his children, said Emilie Alfino. He wanted them to know his story, and Sanibels story. The book is written as told to Emilie Alfino, formerly a reporter for the various Sanibel newspapers and now the manager of the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village. Francis and I spent a lot of time together over the past two and a half years, Alfino said. Honestly, every minute of it was a pleasure. I say now what brother Sam often said of their father Frank: Francis is one of the finest men I have ever known. The format for the June 18 event will be an open house, so people may arrive at any time. Hors doeuvres, wine and refreshments will be served. Parking will be available at the homestead, along with golf carts to assist anyone who needs it. Books will be for sale at the event for $17.95 plus tax, and credit cards will be accepted. Only books purchased that day will be marked Launch Edition. Bailey will not be signing books. Books will be available beginning the following day, June 19, at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village Gift Shop, The Sanibel Bookshop, The Book Nook, MacIntosh continued on page 2 Francis Bailey, looking out the homestead porch just before SCCF purchased the property Francis Bailey at his desk Art Gallery Opens 60 Feet Below Sea LevelOn May 31, the unveiling of the Mohawk Project was held at Nervous Nellies Waterfront Eatery on Fort Myers Beach. The following morning, the first step of the The Sinking World art project began. At 9:30 a.m., a flotilla of boats carrying 65 divers and 12 unique photographs created by Andreas Franke were deployed on the USS Mohawk Veterans Memorial Reef. The artificial reef program was made possible by Lee County Natural Resources Senior Environmental Specialist Mike Campbell, Joe Weatherby of Ship Wrecker for Reef Makers and artist Andreas Franke. One year after its sinking, the 165foot World War II warship USS Mohawk, now a living reef, is thriving with exotic marine life. On June 1, it was transformed into an underwater art gallery. Celebrated Austrian photographer Franke led a team 28 nautical miles off the coast of Sanibel Island to install 12 images that will remain on display through September 14. Based on his research, Franke envisioned the life of sailors past aboard the Mohawk their daily lives and dreams of home and superimposed images of models in period clothing onto original photography. Each image measures approximately 2.5 by 3.5 feet and is continued on page 24 Local divers assisted artist Andreas Franke, above, with the installationDrummer Follows Beat To Gig At Kennedy Centerby Anne MitchellThis summer promises to be one to remember for music student Paul Gavin. He has been selected as one of four winners of the 29th annual VSA International Young Soloists Competition and will play at The Kennedy Center June 16. And on July 4, he flies to Italy for a 10-day concert tour with other students. Gavin, 21, is the son of Oscar and Jean Gavin of Sanibel. He begins his senior year at the University of South Florida, Tampa, in August, where he majors in music education and jazz studies. The Young Soloists Competition comes with a $2,500 cash award and a weekend of activities in Washington, DC, including rehearsals, a photo shoot, a mentor session and a 10to 12-minute performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. The tour of Italy and France includes performances at La Spezia Festival in Pisa and Jazz a Vienne in France. In addition to his studies, Gavin performs, teaches private and group lessons and writes marching and percussion arrangements and cadences. He has played regularly with the Southwest Florida Symphony in Fort continued on page 3 Paul Gavin
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 20132 From page 1Francis Baileys Book LaunchBooks and Genes Books. Everyone is invited to come speak with Francis, mingle with members of the Bailey family, and celebrate Francis 92 years on Sanibel on Tuesday, June 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Old Bailey Homestead. The book will also be available at Baileys General Store. Francis Bailey always loved cats Francis first professional haircut Francis on his 80th birthday; he loves ice cream Frank Bailey, Francis (wearing hat) and John (on lap) Season Sponsor Se e Show WFPL-L ouisville raves, Its a wry, campy wink at life just south of the spotlight. Anchored by Vessels powerful voice, the show features Baxters autobiographical musings woven between crowd-pleasing show numbers like A Little Girl from Little Rock, Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered and Cole Porters Find Me a Primitive Man. Vessels channels the classic cabaret style masterfully, hitting that sweet spot between Judy Garland and Bea Arthur with aplomb. Come share An Evening with Lillian Baxter! PMAn Evening With John Vessels has been performing all around the country in musicals, comedies, dramas, school plays and home movies (he aint proud) and now hes back in Southwest Florida! An alumnus of Sanibels Old Schoolhouse Theater hits such as Forever Plaid, Run for Your Wife, The Big Bang, Swing Sisters, Lend Me a Tenor, and a whole bunch of Ho! Ho! Ho! The Christmas Shows, Vessels has written this cabaretfeaturing accompanist and arranger, Jay Schwandtjust for you. Come spend An Evening with John Vessels! 2200 Periwinkle Way, SanibelFor tickets call (239) 472-6862or go online at www.BIGARTS.org
3 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 From page 1Paul GavinMyers and has been a substitute percussionist for musical theater companies in Fort Myers and Naples. He is the percussion technician for Sickles High School Marching Band in Tampa. He is a graduate of Cypress Lake High School Center for the Arts in Fort Myers, where he played in the schools Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo. He is also an Eagle Scout, having achieved the distinction in June 2010 with Troop 316 in Fort Myers. Paul Gavin in action on the drums 1571 Periwinkle Way. Sanibel, FL 33957. 239-472-5223 www.sanibelbookshop.com Community Players Shimmy Into Summer FunBIG ARTS Community Players will be presenting a full-stage production of Jersey Girls at the Herb Strauss Theater, 2200 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Performances are on select dates at 8 p.m. July 11 through 20. Written by June Koc of Sanibel, Jersey Girls takes place in the 1960s continued on page 5
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 20134 Refuge Unveils Welcome ArchwayColorful and wildlife-themed, the new three-dimensional welcome archway unveiled at National Trails Day celebrations on June 1 entices visitors to walk up the entrance ramp to explore the free Ding Darling Education Center. More than one year in the making, the finished product was the result of brainstorming and a partnership between North Carolina wildlife artist David Williams of Wingin It Works, the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge and the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS), which procured a grant for $10,000 from the AWC Family Foundation to help fund the sculpture. Weve been working on this project for a long time, said Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik. We felt we needed something eyecatching to grab the attention for new visitors who were missing the delightful experience our education center affords. Artist Williams explained to the admiring crowd gathered for the 10 a.m. unveiling that he sculpted the archway by hand out of clay to create a form as a mold for the resin archway. He then hand-painted every alligator, roseate spoonbill, osprey, mangrove cuckoo, crab and mangrove root and leaf in realistic detail. The AWC Family Foundation has a real legacy of supporting a number of non-profit organizations here on the islands and around the country, with a strong emphasis in conservation, environmental preservation, and education, said DDWS Executive Director Birgie Vertesch. We are honored the foundation chose to support this important project. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566 or firstname.lastname@example.org. From left, DDWS vice president Doris Hardy, Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik, Supervisory Refuge Ranger Toni Westland and artist David William unveil the new archway A realistic detail of the hand-painted archway 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 Vacation Rentals | Real Estate Sales | Property Management
5 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013FISH To Hold Workshop On Womens Safety FISH of Sanibel, Inc., in conjunction with the Lee County Sheriffs Department, will hold a Self-defense Awareness & Familiarization Exchange (SAFE) workshop on June 19 from 10 a.m. 12 p.m. at the Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church Parish Hall.The two-hour educational awareness and crime-victim prevention program encompasses strategies, techniques, and prevention for teenage and adult women that may reduce the risk of exposure to violence. It also introduces the physical aspects of self-defense. Participants must be at least 13 years of age and those between the ages of 13 and 17 must have a parent present during the time of the workshop. Violent crimes are often crimes of opportunity. When you remove the element of opportunity, you reduce the risk of the crime. Ninety percent of self-defense is awareness, risk reduction, and avoiding confrontation and only 10 percent is physical. The SAFE workshop provides women with solid public safetyawareness information to incorporate into their everyday lives. The program is broken into three parts:1) Introduction to safety 2) Video on self defense 3) Physical self defense techniques This is not a self-defense class. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes. The workshop is complimentary to all women who reside or work on the islands. RSVP to Christine or Jessi at 472-4775 by June 18. St. Michael & All Angels is at 2304 Periwinkle Way. From page 3Shimmy Into Summerduring a live radio broadcast at the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. DJ Cousin Louie is the emcee hosting this radio show in a battle of the bands contest for four all-girl groups. Competing for the title of Jersey Girls are the Surf Queens from Wildwood, the Wonderettes from Hackensack, the Stone Ponies from Asbury Park, and the Wave Riders from Atlantic City. The winner will be chosen by the audience, and each night may have a different winner. Fun for all ages, Jersey Girls is produced by the Community Players and features local talent, volunteering onstage and backstage. Shows are 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11, Friday, June 12, Saturday, July 13, as well as Wednesday, July 17, Thursday, July 18, Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. Tickets are now on sale at BIG ARTS and at the Herb Strauss Theater, adults are $15, children age 17 and under are $5. The Community Players welcome volunteers to work on all aspects of production both on stage and behindthe-scenes. The Players provide local live theater, performed for the community, by the community. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event information, including ticket prices and links to performers websites. To purchase tickets, go online, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel, or call Marks Box Office at 395-0900. Free Workshops FISH of Sanibel, Inc. will hold the following free workshops for the month of June: Empowering Women Group Tuesday, June 11, 10 to 11 a.m. All island women are invited to join this womens group and explore topics related to personal empowerment. There will be discussion and refreshments. Meet at the FISH Walk-In Center. FISH Lunch with Friendly Faces Tuesday, June 11 at 11:30 a.m. Lunch and discussion with FISH staff, volunteers, board members, and clients during the monthly Friendly Faces lunch at George & Wendys Seafood Grille, Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Road. The cost is $8 per person, all inclusive. Womens Self Defense Wednesday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The workshop is sponsored by FISH, in conjunction with the Lee County Sherriffs Department. It will be held at the Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 2304 Periwinkle Way. Cooking With Kids Thursday, June 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the kitchen at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 2304 Periwinkle Way. The workshop is for children and their parents. Learn about nutrition and how to plan healthy meals and snacks for the entire family. The workshop is facilitated by Celia Hill, home economics educator for the University of Florida Lee County Home Extension Program. Participants will cook several entrees and snacks and then sample them. The workshop is sponsored by FISH of Sanibel and is offered free of charge to all island families. Children ages three to 16 and a parent or grandparent are invited to attend. Registration is required.To sign up or for more information, call Christine or Jessi at 472-4775. 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
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 20136 INSIDE CITY HALL City To Consider Reduction In Permit Feesby Anne MitchellThe topic of permit application fees and the high cost took up much of the councils morning on Tuesday. The good news for the public is that permit fees will likely be reduced during the city budget sessions starting next month. But until then, for current and future applicants, council is considering charging the current fees then refunding the difference when the new fees are in place. It was the suggestion of Vice Mayor Doug Congress, who calls it grandfathering, and said, We dont want people not to submit applications, waiting until November. Councilman Marty Harrity said, Clearly we have an issue with fees. In order not to stop progress I would say pay your (fee), apply for your variance and based on the results of our review, have it reduced. Council didnt vote on the measure, deciding to table it until the July 15 meeting to get more information from staff. Highlighting the need for more userfriendly fees were two recent requests for hardship waivers. Jeff Weigel, of the Sanibel Deli, 2330 Palm Ridge Road, was facing $8,409 in fees just to apply for permits related to expanding his carry-out business into an adjacent unit and adding seating for customers. Last month, after much discussion, council reduced the fees to $3,000. Also, MG Whitaker of Fresh Taqueria, 2411 Periwinkle Way, was in May approved a 50 percent waiver of the roughly $2,000 fees for applying for a variation to the sign ordinance. She wants a second sign to direct people to the restaurants parking area, which is separated from the business by another property. But on Tuesday, when the resolution came up for a final decision, Whitaker appealed for a full waiver, saying without a sign, motorists drive to the front of the restaurant, where there is no parking, then have to back out over the bike path and onto Periwinkle Way. Council agreed her property is unique and waived the fee. Whitaker still has to go through the permit process for the sign. Reviewing permit fees is part of the councils efforts to stimulate business and streamline city processes. City Awards Bike Path and Road Project Contractsby Anne MitchellThe Sanibel City Council on Tuesday approved several contracts totaling more than $1.5 million for projects ranging from the ongoing clearing of overgrown vegetation on the Sanibel River to the improvement of the shared use path on the islands east end. The contracts are as follows: $689,678 to CW Roberts Contracting Inc. to widen the shared use path along Periwinkle Way from Lindgren Boulevard to Lighthouse Beach Park; $674,979 to Community Asphalt Corp. for 2013 street resurfacing; Beach park restroom roof replacements for $56,660 to Winfield Contracting, Inc.; Dune walkover replacement project to Bayshore Construction, Inc. for $60,913; and 2013 Sanibel River clearing project, to Canoe Adventures, Inc. for $65,000. This phase of the project, to keep the river navigable, will be from Tarpon Bay Road to Rue Belle Mer. Verizon Cell Phone Tower Still In Worksby Anne MitchellIf youre wondering whether Verizon will ever construct the promised cell phone tower off Donax Street, be assured that the project is still in the works. The much-needed boost to Sanibels east end wireless reception will proceed, said City Attorney Ken Cuyler. The application is in city hands and under review, he said, and they should complete the application by the extended deadline of June 31. It appears they are serious and do want to get this done, Cuyler added. The project may have taken longer than usual because the city council required that Verizon build the 149-foot tower to resemble a flag pole. But the problem was that flags and their rigging are noisy and there are nearby residents. Council asked Verizon to come up with an internal lanyard system. Verizon said it would be a challenge because it had never built anything like it before. It was to have been complete early this year. There will be room on the tower for two more carriers, according to the initial plans. Sanibel Man Named Budget ReviewerIslander Steve Maxwell has been reappointed for fiscal year 2013-14 by the Government Financial Officers Association (GFOA) to serve as a budget reviewer. Dr. Maxwell has recognized experience in the preparation of operating and capital budgets and has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Municipal Administration, Public Administration and State and Local Government Finance and Budgeting at Florida State University, St. Thomas University and Barry University. Professor Maxwell also serves on the Public Adminstration Quarterly and Journal of Public Affairs Education Editorial Boards. GOFA is an organization headquartered in Chicago, Illonois that has 17,500 members who serve in state, provincial and local government units in the United States and Canada. The association provides consulting services and technical assistance in the areas of financial reporting, capital and operating budgeting, debt and pension administration. The Distinguished Budget Awards Program is also sponsored by the GFOA. 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7 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Captiva Community Panel MeetingThe Captiva Community Panels Tuesday, June 11 meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Cone Rooms of Chadwicks Square at South Seas Island Resort. Meeting Agenda 9 a.m. Introductions and roll call; approval of May 7 minutes 9:05 a.m. Captiva Fire District update by Chief Rich Dickerson 9:10 a.m. CEPD update by Kathy Rooker 9:15 a.m. LCSO update by Deputy Mike Sawicki 9:20 a.m. Captiva Hurricane Preparedness & Response Committee 9:25 a.m. Committee reports (as necessary): Planning by Max Forgey (10 minutes) Update on county grant application for Lee Plan revisions Communications by Susan Stuart Financial and budget by Ken Gooderham Fundraising by Paul McCarthy 9:40 a.m., other business and public comment The Captiva Community Panel provides a public forum whereby Captiva property owners can present projects requiring variances and get feedback from and answer questions of the panel members and other Captiva neighbors attending the public meeting. The panel has no decision-making authority on variance requests but does advise Lee County as to the point of view of the panel and the point of view expressed by other interested Captivans attending the public meeting at which the variance request was presented. The next meeting has tentatively been scheduled for July 9. Statue Of Liberty Memorabilia On Display At Sanibel Public Librarysubmitted by Cathy Cameron, Sanibel Public LibraryShoe taps, a maple syrup bottle, ladies handbags, Mickey Mouse, cufflinks and many other items celebrating the Statue of Liberty are on display at the Sanibel Public Library. The collection, shared by Burt Fendelman, shows a mix of items Fendelman and his wife Helaine have collected since the U.S. Bicentennial in 1976. Currently, they have more than 100 Statue of Liberty-related items in their collection. Favorite items include a biscuit tin from the 1940s, a ladies compact and powder puff from the early 1900s, and a tooled leather purse. Its fun to collect, and we have a great time doing it said Helaine. Burt and Helaine Fendelman of Sanibel and New York City are sharing their collection with library users through July 4. Childrens books (available for checkout) about the Statue of Liberty complement the memorabilia. Stop by the library at 770 Dunlop Road and view this historical collection. Fendelman plaque Burt and Helaine Fendelman Road Rally Registration Forms AvailableSanibels popular Independence Day Road Rally starts Wednesday, July 4 at noon in Timbers Restaurant parking lot after the annual July 4th parade. Teams start at two-minute intervals. The organizers want to encourage people to get their teams together ahead of time and pick up registration forms at Baileys General Store, the Sanibel Cafe, the Sanibel-Captiva Community Bank, in the local newspaper or before noon on rally day at the Timbers starting line. Forms are also available on www.sancapoptimist.org. Registration is a $35 donation per vehicle. This years theme is We Rally for Island Youth. The top rally finishers and the best decorated vehicle will win prizes. Points are awarded for elapsed time closest to a secret, pre-established circuit time and distance, and for correct answers to a series of questions about clues along the rally route. Deductions to scores are assessed for too-fast or tooslow finishers and for other infractions. An after-race party will be at Timbers. Sponsorships, both business and individual donors, are now available. Donors of $500 and $250 get names on vehicles and on the rally T-shirt; $100 sponsors get names on vehicles only. Contact Randy Carson at 699-8739 or Richard McCurry, 292-4631, to donate funds and for more information, and to prearrange a starting time. Registration forms and donations may be mailed to San-Cap Optimists, PO Box 1370, Sanibel, FL 33957. Donations are tax deductible as SanCap Optimist Club is a 501(c)3 organization. Mobile MammogramsRadiology Regional Centers Mobile Mammo Coach will be at the Sanibel Recreation Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 10. For an appointment or if you have any questions relative to the test, call 936-2316. The Mobile Mammo Coach is a state of the art breast imaging clinic, providing full field digital mammography services. Most insurances are accepted and discounted self-pay pricing is available. According to estimates from the American Cancer Society, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. More importantly, with early detection, the survival rate for an early diagnosed breast cancer at five years is better than 97 percent. Mammography is one aspect of breast health, in addition to monthly self-exam and annual physician exam. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Open Mon. Sat. 11-5 p.m.
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 20138 Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com 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! Love That Dress! Collection PartyIts time for Sanibels 4th annual Love That Dress! collection party. This community event is open to all. Admission is one or more new or gently used dress. If this is your first opportunity to attend, heres what to expect as we gather to benefit the PACE Center For Girls of Lee County: Bring one or more new or gently used dress (beach to bridal) to The Village Shops, located at 2340 Periwinkle Way on Tuesday, June 18 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The Royal Shell Companies have put together another fun evening as we party for PACE. Enjoy light fare and libations courtesy of Matzaluna Italian Kitchen, who will provide dinner vouchers for attendees. Present the vouchers at Matazluna after the event and a portion of your meal ticket will benefit PACE. Enchanted Ballroom will be on hand to entertain with a brief dance exhibition and teach a group dance to those wishing to participate. A New Beginnings Event DJ once again spins the tunes and local merchants have donated items for the popular raffle, including handbags, jewelry, gift certificates, belts, party gatherings, swag bags and numerous other goodies. Raffle tickets are five for $20 or $20 per ticket for items valued over $100. All raffle proceeds benefit PACE-Lee. With Sanibels help, PACE-Lee raised more than $130,000 from last years Love That Dress! event. This phenomenal program mentors young women between the ages of 12 and 18 living in difficult situations and helps with their educational progress guiding them along the path to a successful life. All the dresses collected at the party are sold at the Love That Dress! main event, held August 28, 6 to 9 p.m. at The Embassy Suites in Estero. One hundred percent of the August events proceeds benefit PACE. For further party information or to locate a Sanibel dress drop off location if you cannot attend on the 18th, contact Barb Harrington at 472-2783 or barb.h@ royalshell.com. A portion of Sanibels generous donations at last years event 1975-2019 periwinkle way ShopOnSanibel.com Something for Everyone
9 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 ILEEN IMELIleen Imel peacefully passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2013 in Fort Myers following an extended illness. She was born to Marion and Florence DeVault in Lafayette, Indiana on June 19, 1918. Ileen attended school in Indianapolis and was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority at Purdue University. She met Amelia Earhart while at Purdue. She was married in Pensacola, Florida to the love of her life, Walter Imel, on April 6, 1943. Ileen taught home economics in the Indianapolis Junior High School system for 30 years. Upon retirement, they moved to Fort Myers. Wally and Ileen were founding members of Faith United Methodist Church. The Imels also enjoyed time camping and spending time with family and friends in Presque, Wisconsin and Branson, Missouri. Ileen started a craft store in Cape Coral and worked at Three Crafty Ladies on Sanibel Island for 34 years until the age of 90. She enjoyed shelling on the beach on Sanibel, oil painting, candle making and other crafts. She loved nature, especially birds. Ileen was an amazing Christian woman, inspiring, so positive and generous in spirit and with her love. She was a wonderful wife, mother, aunt, and friend and gave of herself tirelessly to her church serving on the building committee, organized communion and volunteering at the churchs Clothes Closet until she was 94. Her husband, parents, and brothers Glenn and Vere DeVault, brother-in-laws Bud, Bob and Dean Imel and a sister-inlaw Gladys preceded her in death. She is survived by her son Edward (Marcia) Imel, Noblesville, Indiana, sisters-in-laws Virginia Faye Imel, Marianna, Florida, Bernice Imel, Indianapolis, Indiana, Marge DeVault, Madison, Wisconsin, 18 nieces and nephews, 15 great nieces and nephews and five great-great nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held on June 4 at Faith United Methodist Church in Fort Myers, with interment at Lee Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Faith United Methodist Church in memory of Ileen Imel. The family thanks the many friends, church family, and those at HealthPark Care Center and Hospice who provided loving care and support throughout Ileens illness. Churches/ TemplesANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH: 8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers Rev. Dr. Elias Bouboutsis Orthros Service Sunday 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday 10 a.m. Fellowship Programs, Greek School, Sunday School, Bible Study www.orthodox-faith.com, 481-2099 BAT YAM-TEMPLE OF THE ISLANDS: The Reform Congregation of Bat Yam Temple of the Islands meets for Friday night services at 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the United Congregational Church 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel For more information call 239-472-5317 or email ADSilby@yahoo.com. CAPTIVA CHAPEL BY THE SEA: The Rev. George E. Morris Services every Sunday 11 a.m. November 10, 2013 thru April 27, 2014 11580 Chapin Lane on Captiva. 472-1646. FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST: 2950 West Gulf Dr., Sunday 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Wednesday evening meeting 7:30 p.m.; Reading room open, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (November through March), Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (summer hours). 472-8684. SANIBEL COMMUNITY CHURCH 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, 472-2684 Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor Sunday Worship Hours:8 a.m. Traditional Service with Communion9 a.m. Contemporary Service with Kids Church10:45 a.m. Adult and Youth Sunday School classes; 11 a.m. Traditional Service with Choir. Childcare available at all services. SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST: 2050 Periwinkle Way 472-0497 The Rev. Dr. John H. Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Rev. 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ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201310 SCARLETT WALTERS ARNOLDLongtime Sanibel resident Scarlett Walters Arnold passed away at Hope Hospice in Fort Myers early on the morning of May 18, 2013 after battling cancer for several months. She was 72 years young. The oldest child of the late Steve and Reba Walters, Scarlett grew up in Maryland and acquired her cosmetology license there, but for years, she worked as a computer specialist for the Pitman Company from which she retired in 1991. In 1992, she moved to Sanibel, where her father, his late wife, Hulda, and three of her brothers lived, and opened Scarlett OHairs Beauty Salon. It was then known as Wils Landing and is now Matzaluna. She was a member of St. Isabels Catholic Church, the American Businesswomens Association and FISH of Sanibel. Scarlett is survived by a son, Tim Arnold; her beloved granddaughter, Tabitha Arnold Aguan; and her life partner of 25 years, Ed Barba and his children, Becky Miller and her husband, John Reynolds, and their children, Kent, Jamilee, Samantha, and Heath; Matt Barba and his wife, Ailene, and their children, Ryann, Reagan, Brenton, and Troy; Greg Barba and his wife, Cathy and their children, Brooke and Matt; Jeff Barba and his children, Jessica, Nathan, and Carrie Mae; and Kathy Barba and her daughter, Vera. All of whom adored Scarlett. She is also survived by her siblings, Danny Walters, his wife Suzi and their children, Danny Jr., Erik, and Tina Perry; Steve Walters, his wife Kathleen, and their children, Billy and Kelly; Tom Walters, his son, Jasper, and Jaspers mother, Karen Walters; Tracy Walters, his wife Connie, and their children, Amanda and Tracy Jr.; and Dave, Richard and Jeff, the children of her late brother, Bob Dixon, and his wife, Pat. She will be fondly remembered by a wealth of friends from Maryland, around the country and Sanibel and Captiva Islands. A memorial mass and celebration of Scarletts life will be held on June 20, 2013 at St. Isabels Catholic Church, 3559 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel at 11 a.m. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to FISH of Sanibel, 1630 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel FL 33957. OBITUARY Artist, Photographer, Historian FRIENDTower Gallery Artist Cooperative IN MEMORIAMJ. CHARLES McCULLOUGH, II01/03/1923 05/27/2013 HELEN MARIE WURTZEL FRYHelen Marie Wurtzel Fry, born January 17, 1927 in Midland, Michigan, the daughter of the late John and Elva (Hollingsworth) Kratz, passed away May 27, 2013 at the age of 86. She was preceded in death by her husbands Fred A. Wurtzel and Victor Fry; and sisters Adeline Hall, Vera Caughlin, Katy Snyder and Jackie Powers. Surviving to cherish her memory are her sons Fred (Mary) Wurtzel and George Wurtzel; grandchildren Fred A. (Jessica) Wurtzel, Maria Wurtzel and Marc Wurtzel; and her sister, Ruth Beyersdorf. In her earlier years Helen was an avid team and tournament bowler. She was well-known for her distinctive fashion sense including her unique headbands. Vic and Helen were King and Queen of an annual Periwinkle Park Mardi Gras Parade and Helen was known to many on Sanibel as the Queen of the Island, Among her favorite activities were decorating, cooking, dancing, entertaining and traveling. Helen never met a stranger. A memorial service was held at on Tuesday, June 4, at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Lansing. For those desiring, contributions in memory of Helen may be made to National Federation of the Blind of Michigan, 20812 Ann Arbor Trail, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127; or Opportunities Unlimited for the Blind (Camp Tuhsmeheta), P.O. Box 46, Greenville, MI 48838. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.grlansing. com. OBITUARY From page 9ChurchesPastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Masses 9:30 a.m. Daily Mass Wed., Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m. Communion Service Mon. and Tues. 8:30 a.m. Coomunion Service Mon. and Tues. 8:30 a.m. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. J. CHARLES McCULLOUGH, IIJ. Charles McCullough, II passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on May 27, 2013. Charlie, as friends knew him, was born on January 3, 1923 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Charlie is survived by his sons, Trimble McCullough of Fort Myers, J. Charles McCullough, III of Fort Myers and Robert McCullough of Park Hills, Kentucky. He is predeceased by his daughter, Mary Anne McCullough, and his beloved wife, Ann McCormick McCullough. Charlie attended Cornell University. He left college to join the 10th Mountain Division during World War II. After the war, Charlie returned to marry his high school sweetheart, Ann. While finishing his degree at Cornell, Ann gave birth to their daughter, Mary Anne. The McCulloughs raised their four children in the Cincinnati area while Charlie worked in sailboat sales. The McCullough family spent many vacations on Sanibel at Charlies grandfathers fishing clubhouse, which was built in 1908. Charlie and Ann would eventually retire to Sanibel and live in that very same clubhouse. Charlie was a volunteer for many island organizations such as SCCF, CROW and FISH of Sanibel. Charlie was a much-respected artist and colleague at The Tower Gallery on Tarpon Bay Road. Know for his historical black-and-white photographs of Sanibel and Captiva, he joined the gallery in October 1997 and remained an active participant until his death. A private service was held in Cincinnati on June 1. Charlie was buried next to his beloved wife and daughter, per his wishes. OBITUARY Send your editorial copy to:email@example.com
Located on Periwinkle Way across from Sanibel Community ParkPlease come join us at Sanibel Square this month along with the rest of Sanibel in saying Good Luck to Jan Gabrielson in the closing of Nannys. Huge Store-End Closing Sale now going on. We also would like to take a moment to thank Jan for her years of being in business and being such an integral part of the Sanibel business community. Jan is one of the reasons why so many little kids on Sanibel and throughout the U.S. look very stylish. We thank you Jan as we wish you nothing but the best of luck in your next phase in life and now, due to Nannys closing, there will be a lot less kids looking stylish. NANNYS CHILDRENS SHOPPE since 198211 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201312 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 WelcomeNOW OPEN ON SANIBEL | 2496 Palm Ridge Rd. 239.579.0468 www.ISLANDENCHANTEDBALLROOM.com SCCF Sea Turtle Nesting StatisticsNesting picked up quite a bit last week. Below is where we stand as of May 31 and the previous two years for comparison. As of May 31, 2013: Sanibel East 7 nests, 14 false crawls Sanibel West 43 nests, 72 false crawls Captiva 19 nests, 10 false crawls As of May 31, 2012: Sanibel East 21 nests, 16 false crawls Sanibel West 76 nests, 131 false crawls Captiva 32 nests, 54 false crawls As of May 31, 2011: Sanibel East 7 nests, 11 false crawls Sanibel West 48 nests, 69 false crawls Captiva 28 nests, 4 false crawls *False crawl = a failed nesting attempt If you have questions, or would like to know more about sea turtles on Sanibel, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 472-2329. SCCF Living With Wildlife Educator Dee Serage staking a nest in August 2011 photo by Kathy Boyd American Legion Post 123 NewsStop by American Legion Post 123 this Sunday, June 9 and enjoy BBQ ribs and chicken served from 1 to 8 p.m. Cost is $12. Live music with Robby Hutto will be from 5:30 p.m. to close. On Wednesday, June 12, come to the American Legions general meeting starting at 6 p.m. On Friday, June 14, Post 123 will observe Flag Day with a flag retirement ceremony beginning at 6 p.m. 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. Shell Museum Brings Back Blue Star Program The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum announced that it has been designated a Blue Star Museum for the second year in a row. Blue Star Museum is an appreciation program that offers free admission to museums for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their immediate families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. A family may include the cardholder and up to five family members. A family member under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. To verify active duty, the visitor must show an official ID/ CAC card. Please check the expiration date on the card to prove active duty. Blue Star Museums is a partnership among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, Joining Forces, MetLife Foundation and hundreds of museums across the country. For more information about the museum and operating hours, visit www. shellmuseum.org or call 395-2233. Two tarpon were caught on May 21 by John Pfeifer and Mary Ellen Pfeifer. It was the first time either had caught a tarpon and both fish measured over six feet in length. Their guide, Ozzie Fischer, longtime islander, said, Its been a great year for tarpon and Ive caught more tarpon over 150 pounds already this year than the last two combined. Fish Caught Capt. Ozzie Fischer and John Pfeifer with a tarpon caught May 21 Debbie Still of Adrian, Missouri found an alphabet cone near Bowmans Beach while staying with her family at Periwinkle Cottages of Sanibel. Shell Found Debbie Still (239) 472-1111 (239) 472-1111 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. Across from CVS Across from CVS SanBeautys@aol.com SanBeautys@aol.com www.SanibelBeautySalon.com www.SanibelBeautySalon.comSanibel Beauty Salon 50% OFF 50% OFF selected products to make selected products to make way for cool new stuff!! way for cool new stuff!!
13 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 New Jr. Refuge Manager Program Joins Ding Summer Activity LineupWhat flyway does Florida belong to? How much does a manatee bone weigh? Kids can find the answers to these and more scavenger hunt-style questions in the Ding Darling Education Center to complete the summers new Jr. Refuge Manager Badge program. Kids can ask for the new Jr. Refuge Manager worksheet from staff at the Education Center front desk, said education specialist Ranger Becky Wolff, whose intern team designed the new Q&A sheet. Typically, we do the Jr. Refuge Manager program with questions to answer out on Wildlife Drive. Because the drive is closed for resurfacing, we came up with this new one, which we will probably keep even after the drive reopens in October. With Wildlife Drive closed, refuge rangers and staff from Tarpon Bay Explorers, the refuges official recreation concession, have designed a creative calendar of hikes, walks, tram tours, bike tours, and classroom programs. For a complete schedule, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org. Note that some tours require advance reservations. To check out the new Jr. Refuge Manager Badge program, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org/kids-page. Explore Sanibels estuary during get-wet, stay-cool tours every Tuesday and Thursday One of the Best Selections of Domestic and Imported Wines on the West CoastBest Liquor Selection on the IslandsSpecial Orders and Case Discounts No need to leave the island... it's all right here!Bailey's Shopping Center (just right of the hardware store) Corner of Periwinkle and Tarpon Bay 472-1682Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Sun. noon 7 p.m.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 Bacardi Rum Light or Gold 1.75 ltr. Reg. $27.99 SALE $25.99 La Crema Chardonnay 750 ml. $19.99Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 750 ml. Reg. $17.99 SALE $15.99Mark West Pinot Noir 750 ml. $12.99 Leese-Fitch Cabernet 750 ml. Reg. $12.99 SALE $9.99 Walk-in HumidorGreat Selection of Cigars and Accessories 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 Horseshoe Crabs Are Spawning submitted by Mike Mullins I took the attached picture on Friday, May 31 at 7:30 a.m. The picture is of live horseshoe crabs, spawning. They are among the many natural beneficiaries of an open Blind Pass. I believe they lay and fertilize their eggs on the sandy shores. Their eggs are an excellent source of nutrition for migrating species such as red knots and other peeps. The crabs have arrived each morning this past week, starting with the waxing stages through the full moon and continue spawning as the full moon wanes. They congregate in the dozens adjacent to our Captiva dock on Blind Pass each morning, as this is a small beach area; larger beach areas have larger numbers in the hundreds. I notice them in good numbers just after sunrise on the sandy shore, but think they are coordinating with the high tide. I find them in several inches of shallow water. This area was previously quite rocky before Blind Pass was opened and I never notice them spawning during those periods. They seem to retreat into deeper water when the sun is high and as the tide abates. This photo of live horseshoe crabs spawning was taken on May 31 at 7:30 a.m. Our email address is email@example.com
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201314 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-SaturdaysJune 8 Robby Hutto 9pm-Midnight 1/2 Price Drinks for Ladies r d a y e s LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Friday, June 7thTaylor AdairFriday, June 14thMarty Stokes & The Captiva Blues Band Fathers Day June 16th Prime Rib, Ribeye & Cheeseburger Specials w/ Free Beverage P w als Interns Get New Housing At Ding DarlingStudent interns are an integral part of the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge conservation team, especially now that the government has placed a freeze on refuge hiring, said Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik. As one of the most-visited, high-profile refuges of the National Refuge System, Ding Darling draws students and recent graduates from around the country to vie for internship positions in biology, public use, and environmental education. The interns seek opportunities to apply their knowledge in the real world and help shape them as future conservation stewards. Its a win-win situation for both the interns and the refuge, officials say. Interns provide the help needed in biological research and educational programs. Tthey also bring a young vision and outlook, contributing fresh new ideas that result in a dynamic momentum. Over the years, Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) has provided the funds to help with the costs of intern stipends and housing. Affectionately called the gated community, intern housing lies within refuge grounds and consists of a montage of trailers acquired from various sources. Most were donated; some were purchased from FEMA after Hurricane Charley. Realizing the need for more housing to replace deteriorated units, refuge volunteer Tim Gardner, prior to his death in November 2012, approached the Lee County Mosquito Control District about modular units they had used as offices before constructing a new building. He asked if they would be willing to donate a unit for student housing at Ding. The answer was a resounding yes. The Lee County School District helped develop a site plan and organize the transport and set up at the refuge, which DDWS funded. The offices have now become comfortable new intern dorms with room to sleep four interns. This project was made possible by many different folks, said Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik at opening ceremonies for the housing unit on May 23. But first I want to recognize Tim Gardner. If it hadnt been for Tim, we wouldnt be here right now. The intern program is a strategic investment in our young adults and this program is specifically targeted toward students who plan a career path in conservation and inspire others to protect our wild places around the world, May 23 marked the housewarming reception for a new four-bedroom intern housing unit at the refuge. Representatives from the Lee County Mosquito Control District, DDWS and the refuge gathered to celebrate
15 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013said DDWS Executive Director Birgie Vertesch. Long-range plans call for more permanent housing, but for now we are so grateful to Tim Gardner and all our partners across the county for making this a reality. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Deputy Refuge Manager Joyce Palmer shows Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik and DDWS President John McCabe around the new intern housing before its opening. She managed the units renovation project, which monetary and furnishing donations from DDWS and the community made possible Sanibel Grill Open 4pm Timbers Open 5:00-9:30pm 7 Days Fish Market Open at 11am (2pm Sunday) 472-3128 703 Tarpon Bay Road www.prawnbroker.com35 Years of Fresh Fish on Sanibel Island!13 Dinners for $13 before 6 p.m. Since 1978Friday Is Lobstah Night Thursday is Sushi Night Sunday Prime Rib! Happy Hour 4 6 p.m.Happy Hour10 pm Midnight ur H Executive Fishmonger Matt Asen with Executive Fishmonger Matt Asen with 2013 Indy 500 Winner Tony Kanaan 2013 Indy 500 Winner Tony Kanaan Ask about our Fathers Day Golf and Grill Gift Certi cate! 399Deli FreshTuscany PaniniJerrysPotato Saladbrighten mealsup your follow us on Thur., 6.6.2013 Wed., 6.12.2013FloridaMangos 2/$3forsummer! save.30lb.5991299MikesHard LemonadeAssorted Flavors, 12 Pack 369 ea. lb.Maui Pepper Co.Sunset SalsaAssorted Flavors, 15 oz. 2/$5FreshGrape Tomatoesfresh
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 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 DE 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 ce 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 Fishing Quickly Rebounds After Bad Weatherby Capt. Matt MitchellConditions have slowly returned to normal after what was a funky weather week on the water, to say the least. Strong easterly winds and often heavy rain that would pop up at just about any time made fishing tougher than it has been in previous weeks. Tarpon fishing came to an all but complete halt as the stirred up, rough water made the fish just about impossible to locate and catch. By late in the week, as the winds finally laid back down and our water cleared back up, tarpon started to reappear in their usual places both in the bay and out along the beaches. By the weekend, good numbers of tarpon were located again in and around Captiva Pass and along the southern beaches of Cayo Costa. Pitching crabs and threadfins to these fast moving fish resulted in very few hook-ups though. These gulfside fish are daisy-chaining and seem to have other relationship issues on their mind and did not seem interested in eating anything I had to offer. Even picture perfect pitch shots to these rolling fish did not result in hook-up. Fishing my confidence spots in the sound with a spread of live and cut baits was a more productive method for me even though very few fish were sighted. After being on a roll of tarpon fishing charters this season, my 21st trip in a row with at least one hook-up came to an end this week. Mother Nature simply got the better of me one day mid-week and gave me the first zero slap in the face. On my tarpon trip this weekend, after no action most of the morning even though we located lots of fish, we ended up going one for one with a tarpon caught while soaking a cut bait in the southern sound. Pass fishing was a good option most days this week even during windy conditions. Snook action, if you were there at the right time, was the best I have seen for a long time. One morning trip this week, while fishing with Gillie Russell and his granddaughters from Lake Placid, we caught and released seven snook over 30 inches within a 45-minute period, then as fast as it had started, it ended. Live shiners fished on 1/2 oz. jig heads to keep them close to the bottom was the rig of choice in the pass during the fast moving outgoing tide. After struggling to catch a few trout and jacks for most of the morning trip, it was great to hit pay dirt and finish up on a wide open snook bite. Redfish action was hit and miss for me this week mostly because of the far from perfect tides for targeting them. Tides will get a whole lot better this week for you redfish anglers to target under the trees during the good morning and daytime highs. After the previous week of monster high tides and catching lots of over-theslot redfish, Im excited to get it going again. There was one bonus while targeting deeper mangrove shorelines for reds and snook without much luck; we did catch a few of the largest mangrove snapper I have seen since last fall. Our big one measured almost 17 inches. The more time you spend on the water, the more you learn you simply cannot beat Mother Nature. After a nasty weather week, which offered anglers very few options, things are looking a whole lot better.Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions email email@example.com. Sisters Hannah and Jameson Waller from Lake Placid caught 30-inch plus snook while fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell this week. Pictured is Jameson Waller. Reservations Required for All Cruises All Cruises(239)472-5300Cruises depart from beautiful Captiva Islandwww.captivacruises.com Call for departure timeTHE BEST WAY TO SEE THE ISLANDS IS FROM THE WATER 10 a.m. Island Cruise to Useppa Or Cabbage Key Adventure Sailing Cruises 4:00 p.m. Dolphin Watch Cruise Beach & Shelling Cruise Sunset Serenade Cruise with Island MusiciansSend Us Your Fish TalesThe Island Sun would like to hear from anglers about their catches. 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ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201318 Snowy Plover Presentation At CROWSnowy plover breeding season is well under way on Sanibel Island. Take a walk on the beach, and you may be lucky enough to see tiny chicks running around, looking for food. Like most shorebirds, snowy plovers nest right on the beach and are potential prey for a host of predators. Their main defense is camouflage, and they blend so well with the color of Sanibels sand its almost impossible to see them unless theyre moving. Because snowy plovers have declined in numbers over the years, theyre listed as threatened by the State of Florida. In 2002, the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) initiated their Snowy Plover Project, along with the JN Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge and the City of Sanibel, to study and protect these vulnerable ground nesters. On Monday, June 10 at 11 a.m., Joel Caouette, SCCFs shorebird monitoring coordinator, will partner with Claudia Burns, longtime Snowy Plover Project volunteer, to present Secret Lives of Snowy Plovers at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). The presentation will feature photos of these cryptic birds along with insights into their behavior, which is often completely different than that of birds who nest in trees. This is a rare opportunity to learn about a threatened species that depends on Sanibels beach for its continued survival, as well as to tour CROWs Healing Winds Visitor Education Center and learn more about their efforts to save wildlife through compassion, care and education. CROW is located at 3883 SanibelCaptiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for teens, and free for members and children 12 and under. For more information, call 472-3644 ext. 228 or visit www.crowclinic.org. A pair of snowy plover chicks photo by Wanda Leisinger Snowy plover shading her eggs Join us for Join us for Join us for Fathers Day Fathers Day Fathers Day Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine Casual Beachfront Dining with Live Entertainment Open for Dinner From 5 p.m. until Late Call (239)472-4559 3111 West Gulf Dr., Sanibel, FL 33957 TraditionsOnTheBeach.com Specializing in weddings, private parties and corporate events Sunday, June 16th Get ready for the COOLEST on Sanibel! B Buy 1 FroYo & Receive the 2nd HALF OFF Mon-Fri 5pm to 7pm Open 11am 9pm In the Baileys Center Corner of Tarpon Bay Rd & Periwinkle Way ZebraFrozenYogurt.com
19 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 CROW Case Of The Week: Gopher Tortoise Carrying 11 Eggsby Patricia MolloyShe arrived with 11 eggs inside, Dr. Helen Ingraham said. A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) was admitted to the wildlife clinic several weeks ago. While it was immediately apparent from the shell facture that she had been hit by a car, it wasnt until radiographs were taken to look for spinal damage that Dr. Heather Barron discovered she was pregnant. It is a common sight for drivers in Southwest Florida to see a gopher tortoise slowly, but determinedly, crossing a road. Be patient. These gentle terrestrial beings have survived on this planet for 60 million years; a few minutes of your time pales in comparison. If you feel compelled to accelerate its journey and protect it from less attentive drivers, please relocate it in the direction it is traveling. If you return a tortoise to its point of entry, it will simply try to cross again once you have driven on your merry way. The staff and students quickly created a sandbox for her in hopes that she would lay and bury her eggs in the sand. Yesterday, I could feel one them. I tried to milk it out, but I couldnt. All of a sudden she let the egg go on her own. She didnt lay any more eggs last night, but was on her pile of sand when I checked on her this morning. Her depression fracture looks good and we started her on Oxytocin again to hopefully stimulate her to lay the rest, added Dr. Helen. Oxytocin is a synthetic form of a natural hormone often used to strengthen the power of contractions to increase the speed of childbirth. Unfortunately, her options are looking more and more like surgery, Dr. Heather noted solemnly after two weeks of critical care at the wildlife clinic. She needs to have the eggs removed and it has come to the point where they are becoming a surgical concern. I am only considering the surgery because she is beginning to use her hind legs again, added Dr. Heather. It takes approximately four months for a shell fracture to heal and an additional six to 12 months for full recovery. Please sponsor this gopher tortoise on her long road to recovery by going to CROWs website and referring to patient #1310. Your donation could help to save not only her life, but those of her little hatchlings. CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.) is a non-profit wildlife hospital providing veterinary care for native and migratory wildlife from our local area. The hospital accepts patients seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mail donations to PO Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. Call 472-3644 or visit: www.crowclinic.org. A gopher tortoise, patient #1310, arrived at the clinic with a shell depression. This radiograph was taken to look for spinal damage and revealed that she was carrying eggs. 239.472.2328 www.sanibelthriller.comReservations are required Also Available for Private Charters Departing from Sanibel Marina 634 N. Yachtsman Dr. Sanibel Island S Db S Db Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Winner Seven Continuous Years Winner Seven Continuous Years Lunch & Dinner Lunch & Dinner 472-8138 472-8138 SANIBEL MARINA 634 N. Yachtsman Drive www.sanibelmarina.com 634 N. Yachtsman Drive www.sanibelmarina.com Sanibel and Captiva Islands Most Exciting Boat Tour Circumnavigating Sanibel & Captiva Islands with Dolphins SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201320 Birds Eye ViewThey Look At You With One Eye Then The Other!by Mark Bird WestallI will tell the folks who read this column the same thing I tell people that go on my canoe trips; if you spend enough time around me, you will figure it out that you have to take a lot of what I say with a grain of salt. Some of my ideas are based on really smart people like Charles Darwin, Richard Dawkins and E. O. Wilson, but a lot of my ideas are mostly my attempt at figuring out how the natural world works.So, have you ever noticed that many species of birds with eyes positioned on the sides of their heads will look at you with one eye, then turn their head and look at you with the other eye? Well, I believe that behavior allows the bird to perceive the world around them in a three-dimensional manner. It makes sense that many species of birds that have to worry about being attacked from behind have evolved sensors (eyes) that can more efficiently recognize movement from the rear quadrant. Having the ability to quickly realize that a bald eagle or peregrine falcon is coming up behind you would greatly enhance your ability to pass on your genes. But like many things in life, there is no such thing as a free lunch. For every new beneficial strategy that evolves, quite often something else must be sacrificed. Once the bird has been warned that danger is in the area, it would then be nice to be able to tell how that danger is positioned in relation to the observing bird; is the danger approaching the bird or just sitting in a tree. If it is approaching, is it moving quickly or only gently flying along? That information is difficult to ascertain without stereoscopic vision and that type of vision is difficult to accomplish with eyes on the side of the head. Thats why predators (like humans) usually have eyes facing forward. Over the years, I have noticed that many birds with eyes on the side of their heads (like the white ibis) will notice that my canoe is approaching and they will stop feeding for a second, raise their head up and look at us with one eye, then turn their head and look at us with the other eye. What I think is happening is that each eye is sending information about the canoe to the brain from a slightly different position and a slightly different time period and then that combined data is pieced together in the brain so that the bird is able to perceive the canoe three dimensionally. I dont know if the bird actually sees the canoe in the same way that predators (like us) see things because we are sending the information from each eye to the brain simultaneously, but I believe the ibis brain is able to piece together the separate information it receives from each eye and then somehow puts that information together in such a way so that it can perceive the world three-dimensionally. Where I came up with this theory actually happened at an automobile race track many years ago. I was standing on some bleachers watching one of my favorite drivers when his car went off the track about 500 yards away from where I was standing. I immediately raised my binoculars to get a better view and make sure he was able to get out of the car safely. After I saw him leave the car, I lowered my binoculars and realized that about halfway between my position and the wrecked car, a utility pole was blocking my view of the car. I raised my binoculars back up and I could, once again, see the car, but the pole was now not in view. I dropped the binoculars again... and there was the pole blocking my view of the car. So, I tried an experiment. I closed one eye and looked through the binoculars. There was the car, but I could also see the pole; it was blurry, but I could see it. I changed the eye that was looking through the binoculars and, again, I could see the car and the pole; the pole was blurry, but I could see it. I opened both eyes and the pole completely disappeared! What I think was happening was that when using the binoculars, each individual eye was sending information to the brain that the utility pole was there, but my brain somehow established that the pole was not the object I was focusing on, so it saw the information about the blurry pole as unnecessary and simply weeded that information from my perception of what I was seeing.And I went, Cool! I realized my brain was able to pick and choose what data was pertinent to my sense of reality and what data was deemed unnecessary. Thats when I decided that if my brain could gather information and put it together in such a way that I had a better understanding of the environment around me, maybe the ibis brain had the ability to gather information and put it together in such a way that increased the birds chances of survival. Of course, there is another possible reason why the ibis looks at us with one eye and then turns its head and looks at us with the other. I like to joke that the white ibis is either the most brave or most stupid bird of the mudflats. When it looks at us and moves its head from one side to the other, you can almost see the little gears working inside its head as it stupidly asks, Well, I dont know. Do you think theyre dangerous?Like I said, maybe my idea is totally off the wall and the ibis just isnt the sharpest tool in the shed, but maybe, looking at us with both eyes helps the bird see the world around it more clearly. 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. 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. 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ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201322 Plant SmartLandscape Palette: A Splash Of Redby Gerri ReavesWant to brighten up your landscape with a touch of vivid red? You neednt rely on disposable species like geranium or impatiens. Here are three low-maintenance wildlife-friendly choices that wont require replanting anytime soon, thus saving you time and money. And they will be prettier long after those water-guzzling impatiens are leggy and wilted. Nothing could be easier to grow than the tropical sage (Salvia coccinea), a wildflower in the mint family. Give it sun and space and it just keeps on blooming throughout the year and attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. Dried tubular flowers top the stalks that reach up to two feet high. Once spent, the seeds will scatter and quickly start new plants, or you can gather the seeds, distribute them or start container plants. In recent years, firebush (Hamelia patens) has become a popular landscape choice. Thats good news, since those red-orange tubular flowers attract butterflies and the birds eat the red to purpleblack berries. It works as a hedge, small tree, or an unpruned specimen in a natural garden. It comes in a dwarf variety, too, and is easily propagated with seeds or cuttings. In the wild, rouge plant ( Rivina humilis) reaches six feet tall or more. A member of the pokeweed family, it grows best in a natural garden where its not subjected to repeated shearing. continued on page 23 Firebush Rouge plant Tropical sage 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 JACARANDAThe Entertainment Nightly in Sanibels Social Scene1223 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL 472-1771 Happy Apps $5.95Sesame Encrusted Ahi Tuna, Crispy Fried Calamari, Chilled Oysters, Steamed Shrimp, BBQ Beef Satays, Mussels Marinara, Chicken WingsSanibels Best HAPPY HOUR4 7 p.m. Nightly in the lounge1/2 Price DrinksCall & Well Liquor, Draft Beer Selections, Select House Wine 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM R IDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 29 BEERS ON TAP! 2 2 2 voted voted best lunch best lunch on the island on the island 2012 2012HOME OF THE HOME OF THE STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA
23 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 An Inside Look At Wildlife Recovery The CROW Picture Show offers an insiders look at why critters come to the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, and features photos of the wild animals who wind up there. Last year, Southwest Floridas only wildlife hospital cared for 3,583 sick, injured and orphaned animals. Of the 200 different species, 61 percent were birds, with 33 percent mammals and six percent reptiles. Due to restrictions imposed by governmental agencies, CROW cannot allow visitors to view patients in person. But in this half-hour presentation, visitors will see numerous photos of current and past patients, with commentary by Claudia Burns, a veteran clinic volunteer. The next CROW Picture Show will be held on Friday, June 14 at 11 a.m. in the CROW Healing Winds Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for teens, and free for members and children 12 and under. The fee includes the presentation, plus the opportunity to explore the hospitals hands-on educational facility and become familiar with CROWs efforts to save wildlife through compassion, care and education. For more information, call 472-3644 ext. 228 or visit www.crowclinic.org. Ducklings photos courtesy of CROW Baby crow community chorus Baby flying squirrels 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. June 6 & 10: Crab Races June 7 & 8: New Vinyls June 11 & 12: Taylor Stokes Just up the road awaits a true, must-do destination: the Old Captiva House, where Americas most romantic sunset meets Captivas top-rated dining in a charming, historic, Gulf-front location complete with live piano. Come, feast your eyes and your appetite. Reservations 239.472.5161 X42115951 CAPTIVA DRIVE 239.472.5161 TWEEN-WATERS.COM SHOULDNT EVERY DAY BE THIS GOOD? W HETHER YOU LOOK WEST OR LOOK DOWN, OUR VIEWS ARE EQUALLY SPECTACULAR. From page 22LandscapeThroughout the year, this shrub produces spikes of tiny pinkish white flowers at the branch tips. The blooms are followed by shiny red berries that have been used in dye and rouge production, thus the plants common name. The flowers attract butterflies and the fruit feeds the birds. It adapts to various light conditions, but prefers a moist site. Seedlings often sprout near the parent plant, but it can be propagated with seeds or cuttings, too. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, low-maintenance South Florida landscape.
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201324 From page 1Mohawk Projectencased in steel-framed Plexiglas. During their time at sea, the photos will evolve with accumulation of marine life, which will give them a seaworthy patina and life of their own. For divers, the artwork will come into stunning view, as the clear waters allow for 50 to 70 feet of visibility; perfect for viewing the ethereal images. I do the first part. I create them, but then the sea is doing the second part and that makes these pictures really unique, Franke said. His images were mounted on the ship by local dive enthusiasts, including Ramiro Palma, owner of Scubavice Dive Center in Fort Myers. At the end of their underwater exhibition, The Sinking World images will rise to the surface for display at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts galleries in Fort Myers at an opening night reception on October 4. The collection will remain on display until October 26. Artist Andreas Franke presenting his work at Nervous Nellies Waterfront Eatery Ramiro Palma, owner of Scubavice Dive Center, descending to the bottom of the gulf One of Frankes 12 images before its underwater deployment on the USS Mohawk The same image after it was hung on the ship for future scuba divers to enjoy Mounted on the wheelhouse, this image depicts a captain looking out to sea Franke depicts a sailor weight-lifting in his spare time surrounded by marine life
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ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201326 Sanibel Island Dance FestivalLocals gathered for Sanibel Dances Island Dance Festival 2013 on May 18 at at BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall. Sanibel Dances founder Debbie Sheme was just thrilled to see more than 150 guests and family members attend the festival to support the love of dance and the children here on Sanibel. This years theme for the festival was LOVE. This talented group of ladies and gentlemen from Sanibel Dance performed many beautiful dance routines that wowed the audience. On the program was jazz, tap, hip hop, modern and ballet. Bravo to all the dancers. Sanibel Dance offers a structured dance program for dancers of all ages. They seek to promote the development of each dancer in a fun and positive environment. They offer childrens classes, teen classes and adult classes in ballet, modern, jazz, tap, baton twirling, hip hop, pilates and gentle stretch classes. For more information, visit www. sanibeldance.com, email Debbie@sanibeldance.com or call 484-459-3971. Sanibel Dance is located at 975 Rabbit Road on Sanibel. Back row, from left: Hannah Fay, Daisy Arensman, Alayna Aracri, Kristen Dunavant, Maddie Pezzi, Mrs Debbie Sheme, Jessie Ditzel, Kate Kupsaw, Ashley Thibaut, Jennifer Crown, Caroline Tesoro, Lya Kjoller, Hannah Carroll, Hayley Halski, Hope Graham and Claire Kupsaw. Middle row: Lauren Macalka, Sydney Stevens, Ava Selby, Jordan McKee, Audrey Mereday, Alana Vandenbrink, Marit Foster, Addie Von Wowern, Hailey Hammarberg, Heidi Hall, Ava Baugh, Kayla Nette, Liva Von Wowern, Annabel Crater and Nicole Dieckman. Front row: May Babcock, Zoe Ramsey, Phoebe Stirner, Abbie Wheeler, Audrey Mulka, Rivkah Livermon, Sophia Carter, Jaqueline Anding, Liza Agibalova, Julia Dry, Zach Costa, Graham Kupsaw and Mark Sheme great food good timesJean Le Boeuf food PLACEIsland Restaurant 239-472-0223 Full Bar 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: 06/21/13 SUN13 Jessie Ditzel, Kristen Dunavant and Jennifer Crown photo by Milissa Sprecher
27 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Musicals Present A Wry, Campy Look At LifeBIG 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 oneman 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. Vessels is an alumnus of The Schoolhouse Theater where, under the direction and mentoring of JT Smith, he was seen in such hits as Run for your Wife, Forever Plaid, The Many Faces of John Vessels, The Big Bang, Ho! Ho! Ho! the Christmas Show, Dracula the Musical, Lend Me a Tenor and The Swing Sisters. Vessels appeared at The Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in such shows such as Hooray for Hollywood, Love Makes the World Go Round, The Music Man, State Fair and On Golden Pond. Vessels is a regular at Beef and Boards Dinner Theater in Indianapolis and has been performing professionally since 1990 in opera, oratorio, concerts, cabarets, theater, musical theater, childrens theater, national and international tours (and the occasional home movie). Schwandt received his master of music in music composition from Michigan State University and bachelor of arts in music and English from Albion College. He is the composer of the one-act opera, Night in Sarajevo (lyrics by Jan Levy Tranen, A Ministers Wife) and the musical Crazy Mary (lyrics also by Tranen). Night in Sarajevo was performed at Theatre Building Chicago under the direction of Warner Crocker. Crazy Mary has had multiple readings and several productions and was a finalist for the Richard Rodgers Award in 2010. In addition to various choral pieces and song cycles, he also composed incidental music for The Childrens Museum of Indianapolis production of Dorothy Returns in 2010. Schwandt has been musical director for The Stages Festival of New Musicals (2006), The Childrens Museum incontinued on page 31 John Vessels as Lillian with Jay Schwandt on a recent TV appearance for WHAS Jay Schwandt and John Vessels 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 6/14/13 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
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201328 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 email@example.com www.woostertv.com Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island MUSIC LESSONSJennifer ValiquettePrivate Instruction on Piano, Saxophone, & Flute Sanibel and Fort MyersPhone: 239-989-7799 Web: wwww.sanibelschoolofmusic.weebly.com Art League Exhibit OpensIsland visitors and residents are invited to view more than 50 paintings by members of the Sanibel-Captiva Art League in their Annual Summer Art Exhibit held in the Sanibel Public Library. The paintings include tropical scenes in watercolor, oil and acrylic and many were done during the Art Leagues weekly paint-outs. There are also still life, abstracts, florals, digital imagery and wildlife in a variety of colorful media. The artwork extends around side walls and also hangs on the back wall of the newly-added media center. For more information about the Art Leagues seasonal events such as weekly paintouts and portrait workshops, clothesline sale, exhibits and monthly meetings, log on to www.sancapart.com or write to San-Cap Art League, P.O. Box 1192, Sanibel, FL 33957. For hours, call the Sanibel Public Library at 472-2483 or log on to www.sanlib.org. The library is located at 770 Dunlop Road, next to Sanibel City Hall. Marion Hall Charles Lister Bonnie Bergraft Marion Hall Richard Faris Up Front Carol Rosenberg Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
29 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 ArtFest Poster And T-Shirt CompetitionArtFest Fort Myers announces its poster/T-shirt competition for the 2014 festival. This competition is open to all professional artists, said Sharon McAllister, executive director. Our commemorative poster and T-shirt always feature inspiring original artwork and we encourage any artist, not just those applying to participate in ArtFest Fort Myers 2014, to submit their artwork for poster/T-shirt consideration. The artist whose work is selected will be featured in a broad range of print, online and VIP promotions preceding festival weekend, and continuing throughout the year, and will receive free booth space at ArtFest Fort Myers 2014, a complimentary three-night stay at the host hotel, plus an invitation to ArtFest Fort Myers 2015. It has been a great honor to have participated twice as the poster artist for ArtFest Fort Myers, said Tim Parker. This was a tremendous opportunity to gain a significantly wider audience. The related advertising and promotion of my artwork provided priceless exposure and my great sales certainly were a reflection of the media attention. Submissions for this contest must represent original artwork in a theme that denotes Southwest Florida and is appealing to a broad audience. Entries will be accepted from now through August 20 and images can be submitted by email. For more information, visit ArtFestFortMyers.com and click on Poster Contest or call 768-3602. Proceeds from the sales of the Poster and T-shirt help to support the ArtFest Fort Myers art education outreach programs The After School Art Clubs, the Boys and Girls Art Club at Shady Oaks, The Visiting Artist Program and Art Supply Grants. ArtFest Fort Myers, the annual juried fine art festival, will be held February 1 and 2 in the Fort Myers River District. There will be 200 professional artists from across the county and around the world; the largest high school art exhibit and competition in south Florida and free interactive art experiences for children of all ages. 2013 T-shirt 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 ZAGAT ZAGAT.COMRated by: Fish Tacos!
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201330 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 Poets Corner selected by Tanya HochschildA Piliated Woodpecker Raps Jazzby Tanya HochschildEarly one morning, heres what I heard No Charlie Parker, but a real yardbird Thump thump thump on utility pole, Plays his instrument, hes got soul Drill that baby, rock the hood Youre on the wood. On the street is where he entertains Turtles, ibises and sandhill cranes His musical range, the whole nine Doin fine, rocks it, rocks it, line by line. Taps out what hes seen, where hes been, An avian icon moves like a cyclone. He plunges, lunges, quite the syncopator, Dips, then rips, stirs an alligator. Goes so fast, this cant last. Beak of the bird, blurred. Youre a jazzler A hep razzle dazzler! A circuit breaker A true volt maker. Drum your red head Get out the lead. Notch notes on the timber Make Mamma want to rumba. Cuts wood, chips away, hes able Three step turn, hops up on the cable, Plays it fast, beaky, bluesy Pole box wire birds not choosy. His love song tumbles down A jazz affair all over town. Musics floatin along the street Hes got an improv man truly beat. Motown mogul for a moment Im in melodic foment. Cats got the spirit, hes really movin Got to me, now Im groovin. When hes done, had his fun When hes thru, played it true Sweet Woody Woodpecker gives me the eye Waves his wings, shoots for the sky. I run on in the morning streets Jogged by the rhythm of that bad birds beats. Tanya Hochschild is a member of a Sanibel Writers Group, has participated in Artpoems and Writers Reads on the island, and has published two books. 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. Chinese Seal II water media collage by Isabella Pizzano Call To Artists For Juried ExhibitBIG ARTS invites artists to submit entries for the 22nd annual International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA) exhibit. Entries of original experimental artwork in any media are due by Monday, July 1. Works must have been created within the last three years and not shown in previous ISEA exhibits. Since 1991, ISEA has been promoting the creation and awareness of experimental art. Experimental art means the work is innovative in concept, attitude, technique or materials. ISEAs mission is to create an environment where contemporary visual artists can come together to share ideas, grow and take risks. These exhibits are held in the U.S. and around the globe. The ISEA International Juried Art and the ISEA/NWS Wales International Exchange exhibits will be open at BIG ARTS Saturday, October 19 through Saturday, November 28. There will be $10,000 in awards. All entries must be entered for submission online at the ISEA website at www.iseaartexhibit.org. BIG ARTS will not accept any entries. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
31 ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013Rotarians Provide Childrens Books For Sanibel Public LibraryKathleen Platt, along with Sanibel Public Library Youth Librarian Barb Dunkle, John Grey and several young readers look over books recently donated by the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary to the Library Childrens Room. The donation program, begun by Rotary President John Grey of John Grey Painting, Inc., honors the clubs variety of weekly speakers by presenting a book in their name to the library. Since the program began, Rotary has given close to 40 childrens books to the library. Some favorites include Otto the Book Bear, donated in honor of Mark Blust; Stupendous Sports Stadiums, donated in honor of Sanibel Youth Soccer; Experiments with Plants, donated in honor of Dr. Jos Leal; Dragons Love Tacos, donated in honor of Gabriel Perez, I Had A Favorite Dress, donated in honor of Rozzelle Santos; What Is Citizenship, donated in honor of Lee County Junior ROTC; and many more. Kathleen Platt, Youth Librarian Miss Barb and John Grey with some young readers 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 06/14/13TASTE 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 From page 27John Vessels Performancein Indianapolis, Indiana (2010, 2011), Actors Theatre of Indiana (2010) and CenterStage in Louisville, Kentucky (2012, 2013). John Vessels To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 CHILDRENS EDUCATION CHILDRENS EDUCATION CENTER OF THE ISLANDS CENTER OF THE ISLANDS350 Casa Ybel Road, Sanibel Island Celebrating 39 Years Celebrating 39 Years of Dedication to Education of Dedication to Education FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN LIMITED SPACE IS AVAILABLE FOR AGES 2 5 YEARS OLD FLORIDA VOLUNTARY FLORIDA VOLUNTARY PREKINDERGARTEN PROVIDER PREKINDERGARTEN PROVIDER CONTACT: JANA YATES, DIRECTOR CONTACT: JANA YATES, DIRECTOR(239) 472-4538Se habla Espaol
P ~ review the life of Francis P. Bailey Jr. . as only he could tell it inMy 92 Years on SanibelOpen House 4:00 pm 6:00 pm The Bailey Homestead 1300 Periwinkle Way Save the date: Tuesday, June 18th, 2013Special Book Launch edition available for purchase.Come and mingle with Francis and the family as we celebrate the release of his much anticipated book. ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201332
NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands BUSINESS REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIEDS VOL. 20, NO. 50 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA JUNE 7, 2013 B BSECTION Galloway Captiva Triathlon Filling Up At A Record RateThe 3rd annual Galloway Captiva Tri is selling out fast. Southwest Florida Events opened its online registration May 1 and the rate of registration is breaking past records. The category for the youngest athletes ages 6 to 9 is full and has a wait list. The next childrens category of ages 10 to 13 is filling up quickly. The sprint triathlon weekend, which will be held September 14 and 15, is a family fun fitness weekend held at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva. The first day includes children fun races: the 6to 9-year-olds complete in a 100-yard swim, 1.5-mile bike and 0.5-mile run, while the age 10 to 13 racers face a 200-yard swim, three-mile bike and a one-mile run. On Sunday morning, adults will swim 0.25 miles in the gulf, bike 10 miles (on closed island roads) and run 3.1 miles along the gulf and bay on the resort golf course. For the first time, elite amateur participants are included in the adult event, going off in the first wave. With a 750 participant limit, the adult categories are also filling up quickly. The race has grown in popularity, and is considered one of the most scenic triathlons in the country, said Kate Gooderham, one of the race organizers. We are excited by the enthusiasm for the triathlon, she said. Its a great event for a great cause. Last year, we raised $15,000 for Community Cooperative Ministries, Inc.continued on page 15B The Gateway families who have joined forces to train for the upcoming Galloway Captiva Tri (from left): Cameron Simmons (the youngest at 6); Logan Dunham, 10; Ben Dunham, 10; Simon Dunham, 13; Katie Donlan, 12; Daniel Donlan, 15; Brian Dunham; Kim Dunham; Mike Donlan; Francesca Donlan; Shane Simmons; and Shannon Simmons Less Hurricanes Forecast For Season, But Warnings Still As Strongby Jeff LysiakWhile there may be less storms predicted during the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, all of the experts who spoke during the City of Sanibels annual hurricane seminar warned those in attendance that they should always be prepared. The May 31 program, held at BIG ARTS Schein Hall, was attended by approximately 75 island residents and business owners. Speaking during the 75-minute session were: Lt. William Dalton of the Sanibel Police Department, who was recently appointed the City of Sanibels emergency management director Dave Roberts, the City of Sanibels official weather consultantcontinued on page 16B Dave Roberts, the City of Sanibels official weather consultant Gerald Campbell, planning chief at the Lee County Emergency Operations Center Lt. William Dalton and Chief Bill Tomlinson of the Sanibel Police Department address the crowd during the May 31 City of Sanibel Hurricane Seminar held at BIG ARTS
2B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Refuge Welcomes Boost In Summer StaffingWith federal budgets currently freezing refuge hiring, JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is happy to welcome two temporary staffers made available through government programs. Intern Amber Walden joined the refuge staff on May 20 as part of the Career Development Intern Program (CDIP), a partnership between the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Student Conservation Association. Walden began her orientation at the Refuge along with 26 other students in the program. Originally from Tallahassee, Florida, she now studies history with a minor in Russian at Howard University in Washington, D.C. I first learned about CDIP through an email from my school, she explained. I liked what I read about the program, and I was very happy to be accepted. I really like seeing how excited people get when they find out more about the nature that they see every day. They are amazed that all of these processes carry on with or without human interference. Walden, who will stay at the refuge until August, helps with the education programs that run through the summer. Last years STAR (Summer Teachers Assisting Refuges) teacher, Jillian Meek, a Helping/Field Trip Teacher in the Environmental Education Department for Lee County School District, returns this summer also to assist with refuge environmental education while schools out. The STAR position at Ding Darling is made possible by a grant from the LAT Foundation to Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS). For more information about the refuges summer educational tours and programs, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org. Rotary Club Meeting Change submitted by Shirley JewellStarting on Friday, June 7, the SanibelCaptiva Rotary Club will be meeting at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, 949 Sand Castle Road, Sanibel. Rotary meets every Friday 7 a.m. for breakfast, followed by the speaker program. Speaker dates for June: June 7 Dr. Sandy Cohen, Lee Memorial System Board, pediatric medicine educator; June 14 Ken Leach, Portland Police Officer, National Alliance for Mental Illness certified teacher of crisis intervention training for police and correction officers; June 21 Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, Emillie Alfino, executive director and Dorothy Donaldson, president of the Museum and Village board of directors. June 28 Club assembly with icebreakers (self-introductions) from new members Scott Herzoff of Congress Jewelers and Will Palmer of Sun Trust. Visitors are always welcome at our club meetings and if you would like to find out more about our club, please join us for breakfast some Friday morning at The Dunes. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, 949 Sand Castle Road. If you have any questions regarding Rotary, e-mail President John Grey-John@ JohnGreyPainting.com or Presidentelect Scot Congress-Scot@scongress. com. Top Ten Books On The Island1. And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini 2. Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne White 3. The Great Gatsby by Scott F. Fitzgerald 4. Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter 5. The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh 6. Paris Wife by Paula McLain 7. Z by Therese Fowler 8. Sanibel and Captiva Island by Debora Gleason and Charles LeBuff 9. Good Night Ocean by Mark Jasper 10. Living Gulf Coast by Charles SobczakCourtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. Amber Walden Jillian Meek Hortoons Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the DifferenceShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email email@example.com Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
3B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Dear community partners, guests and residents: Like many businesses along the beaches of our beautiful Sanibel and Captiva Islands, fulfilling dream vacations is part of what we do every day at Royal Shell Vacations. And when special requests come our way, we always do our best to provide the most unique vacation experience possible, as do many of our valued community and business partners. For more than six years, Royal Shell Vacations has been working in partnership with local businesses to make homes available to Make-A-Wish Foundation and Dream Foundation families, helping to fulfill the dream vacations of children and families coping with life-threatening illnesses. Recently, we were approached by the Dream Foundation with the opportunity to help grant the wish of a man suffering from a life-limiting illness: he wanted to get to the beach. A national wish-granting organization, the Dream Foundation helps fulfill the dreams of adults given a life-expectancy of a year or less. Royal Shell Vacations is happy to accommodate these requests and works hard to put together stays that create joyous memories for these families. Royal Shell Vacations was able to provide a dream vacation home for the family of six during their stay in early May. And by partnering with other local businesses, we were able to make this a full and memorable experience for them. Many local business owners quickly jumped in to help make the familys vacation stay as comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable as possible. Baileys General Store delivered prepared meals and a nosh tray for their first nights stay, as well as a sack lunch for a boat ride. Billys Rentals provided a beach wheel chair, Randy at Sanibel Rentals donated a shower seat, YOLO Watersports provided use of a golf cart during their stay and Port Sanibel Marina provided the family with four kayaks and arranged a boat ride for a day. Tween Waters Inn pampered family members with massages, and a manicure and pedicure for the patient. Creating an unforgettable family dinner, chef Leslie Adams prepared a home-cooked meal for the family at the home. In addition to these businesses mentioned above, other local businesses have also partnered with us over the years to provide services and products for MakeA-Wish and Dream Foundation families. These businesses include: Captiva Cruises Lazy Flamingo Tarpon Bay Explorers Jungle Golf Denise McKee L3 Beach Photography Jerrys Foods Adventures In Paradise Captain Joey Burnsed Stilwell Enterprises Island Cinema Cheeburger Cheeburger Timbers Restaurant The Mucky Duck Id like to personally thank all of these area businesses for sharing your services and time as well as your kindness and compassion. Our community is used to the role of serving up dream vacations; its just what we do. But when we have the opportunity to pull together as a community and help create the best vacation possible for these families, it is truly a gift for everyone involved. Sincerely, Randy Bacik CEO/Founder Royal Shell Vacations CARD OF THANKS 34th Annual Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club July 4th, 2013 ROAD RALLY We Rally for Island Youth! Starts Noon at Timbers Restaurant Registration Forms: Baileys, Sanibel Caf, San-Cap Community Bank and www.sancapoptimist.org Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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5B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013selecting the nest location and arranging the material inside the nest. The highlight of the program was Westalls ability to mimic several osprey sounds, including the begging call/anxious call, the warning call and the courtship call. Westall shared a story about driving along SanibelCaptiva Road one morning, and hearing a female osprey sound the warning call. He pulled his car over to the side of the road, only to find that a photographer had ridden his bicycle to the bottom of an osprey platform and was taking pictures of the mother as she flew in towards the nest to feed her young. However, she would not land because she was interrupted by an intruder: the photographer. How did you know I was back in here? the photographer asked Westall. I thought I had my bicycle hidden pretty good. The osprey told me you were here, said Westall, who convinced the photographer to abandon his subject immediately so that the mother could feed her young. Generally, ospreys lay three eggs, which incubate for four to five weeks. Young chicks grow and look very much like adult ospreys, except that they will still have white tips on the ends of their feathers and their eye color will remain brownish. As adults, their eyes will turn bright yellow. In addition to bald eagles, natural predators of ospreys include raccoons, fish crows and the great horned owl. Westall told the crowd that he was once asked which species on the island the osprey or the great horned owl should be spared? We have over 100 osprey nests on Sanibel and only a few great horned owl nests, added Westall. Death is a part of the natural world. Its something that you dont want to see sometimes, but its a lesson that adults should be teaching their children that its OK. To learn more about CROW, visit www.crowclinic.org. An osprey nest located near the historic Woodring property on Sanibel Claudia Burns and Mark Bird Westall take questions from the audience TRUST As the largest independent Trust Company in Southwest Florida, we combine personal service with world class investment management to create a superior client experience. Founded in 2001, we maintain the highest standards of safety and soundness. Client portfolios are separately managed and individually tailored to your total return, cash ow, and legacy needs. Experience the benets of private wealth management.Wealth Management | Trust Administration | Estate PlanningYour nancial future should rest in the hands of a company with the integrity and experience to preserve and grow your assets. sancaptrustco.com Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email email@example.com
6B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Historic Downtown Fort Myers, Then And Now: Historic Graduationby Gerri Reaves, PhDAs news of graduation ceremonies fills the news, it is fitting to remember a graduation that made history in Southwest Florida. The Merrie Maid pictured on the far right in the historic photo is Mary Hart Stebbins Philips, the first woman from Lee County to graduate from college. Mary hailed from true pioneer roots. Born in 1887, she was the daughter of Charles Hyde and Ida Blount Stebbins. Her father was one of the 45 fathers of Fort Myers who signed the document to incorporate the town in 1885. He died the year Mary was born, succumbing at last to illness related to a gunshot wound to his lung, which he suffered while fighting in the Battle of Fort Myers during the Civil War. He was the first person buried in the Fort Myers Cemetery. Marys mother was a member of one of the towns earliest families. Her father, Jehu J. Blount, had settled in Fort Myers in 1873, worked with his brother-in-law Capt. Francis A. Hendry in the cattle business, and later established one of the towns first general stores. While Mary was still a small child, her mother married John C. English of Alva.continued on page 8B Mary Hart Stebbins Philips, right, Lee Countys first woman college graduate, toured the country as a Merrie Maid courtesy of the Southwest Florida Historical Society 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.Weve Moved! (at Periwinkle & Casa Ybel Rd.) 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 Email your editorial copy to: firstname.lastname@example.org
7B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Center 4 Life ProgramsSanibel Fit 4 Life is the motto at Center 4 Life. All ages are welcome. Island Seniors, Inc. members may attend fitness classes held at the Center 4 Life, 2401 Library Way, by presenting a coupon. Booklets of 12 coupons can be purchased at the center; cost is $42, or buy three coupons for $10.50. Cash or checks to the City of Sanibel are accepted. Members of the City of Sanibel Recreation Center must show their membership cards to attend. Essential Total Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 a.m. (based on participation) Beginning Monday, June 3 Happy to be Fit for Life Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m. Combination of the Happy Hour and Essential Total Fitness classes held during season. Keep your heart, lungs and muscles strong and your brain fit with a combination of aerobics and muscle conditioning exercises. Hand weights and stretch cords used. Class begins with a joke and ends with a positive thought for the day. 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. 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 18, July 2, 16, 30, August 6, 20 at 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. 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 Wednesdays. A film will now be shown at noon followed by the discussion of both book and film. June 19 A Passage to India by EM Forster July 10 Atonement by Ian McEwen August 14 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee September 11 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See 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. 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 continued on page 16B Kiwanis Is Gold Sponsor Of 10K RaceFISH of Sanibel, Inc. announced that Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Foundation, Inc. will be a Gold Sponsor for the 5th annual 10K Race 4 FISH. The race is scheduled to take place on Sanibel on Saturday, October 19. This is the fourth year that Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis has sponsored the race. We are happy to welcome Kiwanis as our Gold Sponsor again. They have been a long-term supporter and we are grateful for their commitment to FISH, said John Pryor, vice president of FISH, and co-chairman of the FISH 10K committee. Their sponsorship demonstrates an ongoing great relationship between our organizations, and our willingness to support each other. More than 50 island businesses and organizations sponsored the 10K last year and over 120 people volunteered their support to make it a success. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. at The Community House and will follow a marked 10K circuit around the island, with a return to The Community House for the finish line. There will be a trade fair, refreshment tables and water stations around the islands. Back from left: Pete Bender (Kiwanis president), Jonathan Tongyai, David Dolly, Tom Uhler, Bob Smith, Buddy Long, Bill Flack, Ed Ridlehoover (co-chairman of the FISH 10K Race committee), Carl Dietz and Barry Roth. Front from left: Jerry Edelman and John Pryor, (FISH vice president) To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213
8B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Phone: (239)489.0442 Email: email@example.com 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 TAX-CONSULTING & ACCOUNTING SERVICESServing the islands since 1978 Professional and Confidential Income Tax Preparation Individuals Corporations Estates & Trust Tax Consulting Tax Deferred Exchange International Taxation State Tax Forms (239) 472-5152 1619 Periwinkle Way, Suite 102, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 M.S.T. Shell Point Retirement Communitys 2013 Summer Concert Series kicks off on Tuesday, June 11 with The Naples Jazz Orchestra. The series will also welcome The Sunshine Trio on Thursday, July 11 and The BUZZ, a Sweet Adeline Barbershop Quartet on Friday, August 9. Shell Point Summer Concerts start at 7:30 p.m. in the Village Church. The Naples Jazz Orchestra is a big band in the tradition of the legendary bands of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich and The Tonight Show Band. They will perform the music of the greatest composers, arrangers and bands of jazz. Comprised of some of the finest professional jazz musicians in Florida, the orchestra was formed to provide the highest quality big band jazz experience available to audiences and musicians in Southwest Florida. Tickets are available to the general public for all three concerts. Tickets are $35 for the series of three concerts or $15 for individual concerts. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.shellpoint.org/concerts or call 454-2067. The Naples Jazz Orchestra Shell Point Kicks Off Summer Concert SeriesFrom page 6BHistoric GraduationShe attended public school there and in 1908 earned an A.B. degree from Florida Southern College. She was not the only member of that family to excel educationally. J. Colin English Elementary School in North Fort Myers is named for her half-brother, who not only served as the first principal of the new Fort Myers High School in 1923, but went on the be Floridas supervisor of public instruction. Marys nephew, Jim English, remembers that she was highly thought of a fine woman and a good aunt. He also remembers that that from time to time, she visited her uncle, George Coles Stebbins, a famous gospel hymn writer and composer known internationally for his evangelical work and music. Her uncle made it possible for study at the Boston Conservatory of Music, English says. That musical talent led Mary to unconventional adventures for a young lady of more than a century ago. She and three friends formed the Merrie Maids and toured the United States performing plays and musicales. Eventually settling down in Fort Myers, she married Prof. Fred Philips in 1922. He was an accomplished musician who came to town to join the high school faculty. Mary was active in the local musical community and was the choir director for the First Methodist Church. She died in 1964. Visit the Southwest Florida Museum of History, where you can see another photo of Lee Countys first woman college graduate and enjoy exhibitions chronicling local history. For information, call 321-7430 or go to www.museumofhistory.org. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. And be sure to visit another place dedicated to history the Southwest Florida Historical Societys research center. The all-volunteer non-profit organization is located at 10091 McGregor Boulevard on the campus of the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. Contact the society at 939-4044, or visit on Wednesday or Saturday between 9 a.m. and noon. Sources: Archives of the Southwest Florida Historical Society, The Story of Fort Myers and flsouthern.edu.
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10B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Summer Reading Kick-Off At Sanibel Public Librarysubmitted by Cathy Cameron, Sanibel Public LibraryJune 1 was the kick-off for the Summer Reading Program Reading For Others! at the Sanibel Public Library. There were 62 children and their parents at the library for the kick-off festivities. Volunteers assisted Miss Barb, Youth Librarian, with signing up the kids and hosting a fun-filled morning. The children registered for the program and received a booklet with instructions on special projects to complete during the summer vacation. Reading For Others! runs through Friday, July 26. During this time, children will earn points for reading. During the summer, children read and complete special assignments allowing them to give to other children. Points are earned for reading, and the accumulated points will allow children to select a book for themselves as well as one for a child who is the Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. Last year, the children who participated in the Summer Reading Program Reading For Others donated 857 books to the Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. The goal this year is 1,000. The Summer Reading Program features exciting weekly programs on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. The programs are for kids of all ages. There is no charge to attend. This years lineup includes: June 11 Tampa Taiko (a fun-filled, interactive drumming program) June 18 Shawn Holiday and the Alliance for the Arts (improvisation games) June 25 Imaginarium July 2 11th Annual Mini-Parade Float Contest July 9 Scavenger Hunt July 16 John Storms World of Reptiles July 23 Lets Make Ice Cream and the presentation to Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida The Summer Reading Program is made possible through the support of the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, Inc. and its generous donors. For more information on the Foundation, call 472-2483. More than 60 kids and their parents attended the Summer Reading Program kick-off The Summer Reading Program officially kicked-off at the Sanibel Public Library on June 1 AUCTIONABSOLUTE SALE WITH NO RESERVE PRICE WHEN: Sunday, June 30th at 1:30pm LOCATION: 1826 Ardsley Way, Sanibel Island OPEN HOUSES: 1-4pm each day on June 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 29th OPENING BID: $250,000Built in 2002, this Key West inspired home offers 1952sf of living area with 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. Centrally located on Sanibel Island and close to shopping, schools, and restaurants, this oversized property is just over .40 acres. Large front and back porches overlook the newly installed yard, manicured landscaping and private wooded areas. Features of the home include oak and tile floors, Bahama shutters in the family room, volume ceilings, new stainless steel appliances, new paint on the interior and exterior, while being soundly built on concrete pilings. For a complete list of features, photos and auction terms, visit www.DeanKenneth.com.Presented by: Tim Drobnyk, FL Real Estate Broker239.firstname.lastname@example.orgAU1112 www.DeanKenneth.com BK624837
11B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Bondurants Sponsor FireworksBondurant Realty Group at John R Wood Island Real Estate, Inc. has become a Gold Sponsor of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerces 4th of July Fireworks celebration. The fireworks celebration will kick off at 4 p.m. at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club with a community-wide party. Entry to the event will be free to all and there will be live entertainment, face painting and onsite parking at a cost of $5. Tickets will be available for the purchase of food and beverages at the party. The fireworks show, presented this year by Zambelli Fireworks, will begin at dusk. We are delighted to be a part of this years 4th of July firework celebration, said Mary Bondurant, realtor of Bondurant Realty Group at John R Wood Island Real Estate, Inc. There is nothing better than a community coming together to celebrate a great holiday like Independence day and we are very grateful to Bondurant for their sponsorship of the event, said Ric Base, President of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce. The fundraising and operation of this years 4th of July fireworks is being undertaken by the Chamber of Commerce. If you are interested in a sponsorship or in making a donation to the 4th of July event, contact Bridgit Stone-Budd by phone at 472-8255 or by email at email@example.com. Mary and Fred Bondurant at last years 4th of July Fireworks celebration Doc Fords Presents Check To The Optimist Club At the check presentation, from left back, Stan Howard, Marit Mouchou, Chef James King, Raynauld Bently, Jean Crenshaw, Liz Har ris, Bonnie Ratkosky, Richard McCurry, Dan Howes; front center, Kim Mcgonnell, Chef Kris Zook, Doc Fords owners Brenda Harrity and Mark Marinello, Donna Butz and John Jones BUYING, SELLING OR JUST WANT TO CHAT... TALK TO CHUCK! 2400 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel, FL 33957Direct: (239) 209-6500 Toll Free: (800) 388-2311 CHUCK BERGSTROM Island Resident, Award Winning RealtorPlease visit my web site, www.ChuckBergstrom.com www.sanibelcaptivarealestateguide.com 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 OUTSTANDING AGENT! OUTSTANDING AGENT! OUTSTANDING RESULTS! OUTSTANDING RESULTS! 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! $525,000 $525,000 657 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 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 $499,000RE/MAX of the Islands To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
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13B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013Correction2013 Mollusk Picture Contest WinnerIn last weeks issue of the Island Sun, the five winners of the 2013 Mollusk Picture Contest were announced by The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum. Along with the announcement, images of the winning entries were printed. However, the first place entry was inadvertently omitted. We apologize for the error. We are pleased to present the first place winning entry, submitted by 9-year-old Peridot De Maio of Gulf Elementary School. First place artwork by Peridot De MaioABWA June MeetingThe Sanibel Captiva Charter Chapter of the American Business Womens Association will host Barbara Dell, Executive Director of Dress For Success Southwest Florida, on Tuesday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m. at The Community House on Sanibel. The cost for the evening, which includes dinner, is $22 per person, payable by check or cash. Dell will introduce our members and guests to her organization, who serves women in Lee and Collier counties. She will explain the unique approach her organization offers these women to obtain economic independence. She is considered a regional leader in womens employment issues and she will share the organization success model and the importance of community relationships and the power of working together. Dress For Success is an international not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to helping women achieve financial independence by addressing their social and economic needs in relation to work, home and community. They help disadvantaged women find and maintain employment. They also help them achieve health and wellness, as well as self-defined financial and professional success. They provide professional clothing and counseling for each of the women who enter their program. In addition to suiting, Dress For Success offers women a number of programs to help them find and retain employment such as our Going Places Network, Professional Womens Group and Entrepreneurial Spirit Program. Dress For Success SW Florida serves jobready women by referral only, in Lee and Collier counties. ABWA meetings are always held the second Tuesday of each month at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Guests are welcome. If you are interested in attending, contact Gayle DeHaan-Garland at 565-7872 or email Carol Schapiro at cshap00@yahoo. com. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email email@example.com 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 2242 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Square #3 Island Beach Club #310F with income $474K Loggerhead Cay #353 with income $499K Loggerhead Cay #223 with income $599.9K Loggerhead Cay #202 with income $599.9K Mariner Pointe #631 direct bay front $549K Spanish Cay #F7 nicely updated $264K Sandalfoot #5C1 beach-front & income $699K Sundial Resort #I-101 with income $349.9K Belle Meade double lot on Dimmick Dr $199.9K Lot in The Dunes 1118 Sand Castle Rd $199K Island Woods parcel with community amenities $224K Sanibel Bayous lot on Buck Key Rd $199.9K Over 1/2 acre at 5307 Umbrella Pool $399K Large Shell Harbor parcel on Limpet Dr $885K SanibelSusan.wordpress.com & SanibelSusan.com
14B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Will Power Columnist: Crai g R. Hersch, B CS 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 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. SPORTS QUIZ 1. Who was the last New York Yankees starting pitcher before Hiroki Kuroda in 2012 to shut out an opponent on two hits or less? 2. In 2012, Alfonso Soriano became the sixth player in major-league history to have at least 1,000 RBIs, 350 homers, 400 doubles and 250 steals. Name three of the first five. 3. Which team was the first in NFL history to block a punt and take the ball into the end zone for the winning touchdown in overtime? 4. When was the last time an NCAA Tournament final in mens basketball was decided by a point? 5. How many NHL teams have gone at least 10-0 in a full calendar month before Pittsburgh did it in 2013? 6. In 2012, Landon Donovan became the third player in Major League Soccer history to win five championships. Name either of the other two to do it. 7. Who was the first American to win a world judo championship? ANSWERS 1. Chien-Ming Wang, in 2006. 2. Barry Bonds, Andre Dawson, Willie Mays, Alex Rodriguez and Gary Shef eld. 3. Arizona, in 2008. 4. It was 1989 -Michigan topped Seton Hall in overtime, 80-79. 5. None. 6. Jeff Agoos and Brian Mullan. 7. Ann-Maria Burns, in 1984. Miami Begins Defense Of NBA Title After Crushing The Pacers In Game Seven Of Eastern Conference Finalsby Ed FrankThey came home and conquered and, as a result, the Miami Heat advanced to the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year, where they are favored to win their second straight title. Monday nights Game 7 showdown against the Indiana Pacers in Miami was really no showdown at all, with a total domination in every aspect of the game as the star-studded Heat crushed the Pacers 99-76 in the Eastern Conference Finals. LeBron James showed the world why he is the best basketball player in the world and likely will lead Miami to back-to-back titles as they take on the San Antonia Spurs in the NBA Finals that start tonight, Thursday, in Miami. Some say that LeBrons inspirational pre-game talk to his team propelled his team to victory. But speech or not, his on-court performance Monday night when he scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds was the real Miami inspiration. It was the second straight year that Indiana fell to the Heat in the Eastern Conference finale. Miami is seeking their third NBA title and San Antonio their fifth. The Spurs are a perfect five-for-five in the NBA Finals. But LeBron has an added incentive to break that string as his first trip to the NBA Finals occurred as a member of the Cleveland Cavilers in 2007, when the Spurs crushed his team in four straight games. Getting back to Mondays lop-sided win over Indiana; we shouldnt feel too sorry for the Pacers, as this team is a far different team from the one that wore Pacers uniforms in November 2004, in the Malice in the Palace the most infamous brawl in NBA history. The Pacers suffered from that awful incident for years both on and off the court as attendance dwindled and reports surfaced that ownership wanted to move the team out of Indianapolis. But the 2012-13 Pacer team represents a good bunch of guys, respectful, approachable and community-minded. Hole-In-OneSkipp Tutor aced #16 at Sanibel Island Golf Club this past week. Playing the hole at 154 yards into a little breeze, Tutor used a 5 iron for the hole in one. This is Tutors second hole in one. Skipp Tutor
15B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013They need some added bench strength, and that likely will occur in the off season. You can look for the Pacers to continue to challenge the Heat and be a force in the NBA for years to come. Miracle Continue To Roll Atop Florida State League With a blistering 40-15 (.727) season record, the Fort Myers Miracle baseball team has soared to a 9 1/2 game lead in the South Division of the Florida State League, the best record by far in the entire league. As the week began, the Miracle had won eight of their last 10 games and all but clinched the South Division title for the seasons first half. While this teams roster is loaded with batting, pitching and defensive talent, much credit must be given to first-year Miracle manager Doug Mientkiewicz and his staff who have guided the team. Miracle pitchers E. J. Baxendale (7-0, 1.10 ERA) and Taylor Rogers (5-1, 1.35 ERA) have posted the best records in the league while third baseman Miquel Sano, batting .337, and outfielder Eddie Rosario, hitting .344, are among the top sluggers in the FSL. The Miracle are home tomorrow, Saturday, for a 6:05 p.m. game against Brevard County before departing on a road trip prior to next weekends All-Star Game in Dunedin. From page 1BGalloway Captiva TriathlonOne group of neighbors is especially enthusiastic about the race. Three families in Fort Myers, ranging in age from six to 49, have been training together since January for the triathlon. Every weekend we run, swim or bike together, said Brian Dunham about his Gateway neighbors. Were all shapes and sizes with varying degrees of fitness. The triathlon has galvanized our neighborhood and gotten us in much better shape. Its not too late to register or train, said Angie Ferguson, a well-known Elite Level 2 triathlon coach and a race organizer. Summertime is the perfect time to start training, she said. We have people of all ages and athletic ability racing. It is an accomplishment and an experience they never forget. From page 12BLarge Print BooksAuthors including Clive Cussler, Mary Kay Andrews, Alex Kava, Nathaniel Philbrick, Amanda Quick and Bill OReilly are included in the latest group of new books. All large print books may be checked out for two weeks. See a special display on the latest large print books available at the Sanibel Public Library, located at 770 Dunlop Road on Sanibel. Located across the street from Gulf Harbour 15065 McGregor Blvd, Ste 104, Fort Myers 18 HOLES OF GOLFGolf and lunch for only $55Every summer weekend Golf everyday for only $23 through October Available for all Dunes MembersOpen to the PublicPh. 239.472.3355 | www.dunesgolfsanibel.com 949 Sand Castle Road, Sanibel YOUR ISLAND. YOUR CLUB.YOUR SUMMER, SO COME OUT AND PLAY! Join now for all of 2013 with our summer social special, ONLY $450 for Families and $350 for Singles 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.
ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 201316B From page 1BHurricane Seminar Gerald Campbell, Lee County Emergency Operations Center planning chief Debbie Quimby, Lee County coordinator for special needs programs Tim Barrett, Sanibel Fire & Rescue District Harold Law, City of Sanibel building official According to Roberts, meteorologists have forecast 13 named storms for the season which runs from June 1 through November 30 including nine hurricanes, four of which are expected to be intense hurricanes. By way of comparison, last year there were 19 named storms, 10 of which were hurricanes, of which only two were intense. In an average year, there are 11 named storms, six hurricanes and two intense hurricanes. Water temperatures have to be above 80 degrees in order for you to get tropical storm activity. Thats just physics, Roberts told the crowd. So, does anybody know what the temperature of the gulf is today? The answer was 82 degrees. Roberts also suggested that, statistically, there is only a four percent chance each year of a hurricane hitting Sanibel and a 17 percent chance of a tropical storm coming to the island. However, despite the odds, people should always be prepared for either one. We may not have a hurricane this year, or next year, or in the next 10 years but we will have a hurricane season from June 1 to November 30 every single year, Roberts added. And we have to prepare for them every single year. Campbell discussed the dangers associated with wind, water (rain and storm surge) as well as making emergency evacuation plans. Because both Sanibel and Captiva are in Zone A, they are likely to be among the first areas called upon to be evacuated. Please, if you remember one thing from today, its that when we issue an emergency evacuation order, you leave that evacuation zone, said Campbell. Because if you dont, youre putting your life at risk. Lee County Emergency Management offers many valuable resources online at www.LeeEOC.com, including links to public shelters, evacuation routes, emergency supply checklists, hurricane preparation guides as well as downloadable iPhone and Android apps. Quimby shared details on how people can sign up to be included in Lee Countys program for special needs services in case of an emergency or mandatory evacuation. Barrett talked about the fire departments role before, during and after a hurricane, which is primarily as a search-and-rescue team. Always have a Plan A and a Plan B, said Barrett. If youre asked to leave the island, take that order very seriously. Finally, Law discussed flood insurance regulation and wind mitigation for residents of Sanibel. Following a weatherrelated event, the city will send out a Structural Safety Inspection (SSI) team to check each property on the island, making sure that every building is structurally sound for occupancy. Seminar attendees were also invited to apply for their City of Sanibel Hurricane Hangtags. The hangtags issued in 2012 are again valid for this season; residential hangtags are orange and commercial hangtags are blue. To apply for a new one, go to www.mysanibel.com or stop by Sanibel City Hall, 900 Dunlop Road, and fill out a form at the police department. 1863 Civil War Stamps Issued The U.S. Postal Service has issued a Civil War: 1863 Forever postal stamp. It was introduced on May 23 in Vicksburg, Mississippi at the Vicksburg National Military Park, and at the Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Forever stamps are on sale nationwide at the 46-cent rate. The commemorative se-tenant stamp pair (two designs) is available in a pressure-sensitive adhesive souvenir sheet of 12 stamps at $5.52. Almost 11 million stamps have been printed. The Civil War (1861 to 1865), the most profound conflict in American history, claimed the lives of more than 620,000 soldiers and brought vast changes to the country. In 2013, the Postal Service continues its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the war by issuing this souvenir sheet of The Civil War: 1863 (Forever) stamps featuring two stamp designs. One stamp depicts the Battle of Gettysburg, the largest battle of the war, while the other depicts the Battle of Vicksburg, a complex Union campaign to gain control of the Mississippi River. Art director Phil Jordan created the stamps using iconic images of the battles. The Battle of Gettysburg stamp is a reproduction of an 1887 chromolithograph by Thure de Thulstrup (18481930), a Swedish-born artist who became an illustrator for Harpers Weekly after the Civil War. The Battle of Vicksburg stamp is a reproduction of an 1863 lithograph by Currier & Ives titled Admiral Porters Fleet Running the Rebel Blockade of the Mississippi at Vicksburg, April 16th, 1863. The souvenir sheet includes comments on the war by Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, Rufus R. Dawes (a Union soldier) and William Tunnard (a Confederate soldier). It also includes some of the lyrics of Lorena, a popular Civil War song by Henry D. L. Webster and Joseph P. Webster. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. Sothebys Ranked Among Top In The NationJudy Green, President and CEO of Premier Sothebys International Realty, announced that the firm was ranked by 2012 REAL Trends 500 as No. 46 of the Top 500 Brokerage Companies in the U.S. by closed sales volume. The REAL Trends 500, now in its 25th year, remains the undisputed leader in ranking the performance of residential real estate services firms. Due to requirement of independent verification, REAL Trends 500 is the trusted source for information about the performance of real estate firms. Under Greens leadership, Premier Sothebys International Realty achieved sales of more than $1.7 billion through the end of 2011, landing it among the top 50 residential real estate brokerages in REAL Trends prestigious Billionaires Club. With a 17.8 percent increase in sales year over year, the firm was also listed as one of the Top Movers By Volume. With an average sales price of $761,894, Premier Sothebys International Realty was ranked among the top 20 firms with the highest average home sales prices. With 18 offices along Floridas Gulf Coast and more than 450 associates, the firm was also recognized among the top 40 firms nationwide with the highest productivity per sales associate. The firms achievements are a true testament to our dedicated and resultsoriented associates who have gone above and beyond to help solidify Premier Sothebys International Realtys footprint in Southwest Florida, said Green. Our global brand is a strong platform that allows our firm to reach a broad range of buyers internationally and provides us with a highly-regarded reputation for quality client service. A Different Idea In Coolingby Bryan HayesOne of the new systems being promoted these days is known as a dual stage comfort system. It truly is the luxury model of home comfort systems. How this system differs from others is the fact that it is two air conditioning systems in one. The outside unit has two compressors. What that means is an increased comfort level by providing exaggerated dehumidification and more flexibility in comfort performance. The system has two different compressors, one of the compressors has a 70 percent capacity of rated size, the other has 100 percent capacity of rated size. They never run at the same time. This means that if we have a system that is designed to remove 36,000 btus and the system is running in the 70 percent mode, we have a removal capacity of 24,200 btus. And if running in the 100 percent mode, you will get 36,000 btu capacity. You may ask, Why in the world would you want your system to run at anything but 100 percent all the time? Remember that an air conditioning system has two major functions; it removes heat but also removes humidity. This is achieved through air exchanges; the number of times per hour all the air in your home goes through the system. Each time the air passes through it is cooled and dehumidified a little more. If there isnt that much heat, say in the morning, but the humidity has built up overnight, a regular system running at 100 percent will not give the system the opportunity to achieve enough air exchanges and the temperature may be where it is supposed to be but the humidity could still be high. So what do you do? You go and turn the temperature down a little more. There also is an energy cost savings by running your system at 70 percent vs. 100 percent. Not to mention, it is quieter. So how often on average does it run at 70 percent of the rated speed? The answer may surprise you. The system runs in the 70 percent mode on average 70 to 80 percent of the time, with the 100 percent mode only running the balance of the time. 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. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com From page 7BCenter 4 Lifedinner, show and train ride. There will be carpooling from the center. Beverages and gratuity are not included. A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre Friday, June 7. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. A musical tribute to Patsy Cline and a celebration of her music. Relive the passion, drama, glamour and songs of country musics greatest legend. Hear your favorites like Crazy, Sweet Dreams, Walkin After Midnight, Leavin On Your Mind, and Shes Got You. Premium seating. Members are $28; non-members are $55. Spring cleaning? Trash and Treasures Sale Saturday, November 16The center is accepting donations. Please, no clothes, shoes or TVs. Call 472-5743 for details on programs or stop by the center at Palm Ridge Road and Library Way to register.
17B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Estate planning has entered a new era. We now have an estate tax exemption in excess of $5 million. We have portability of that exemption between spouses, meaning that if the spouse who dies first hasnt done proper planning to segregate assets to use his or her estate tax exemption, then post-mortem planning is available to transfer the unused exemption to the surviving spouse. When you couple these changes with the fact that tax deferred accounts such as IRAs and 401(k)s now make up a significant portion of retirees net worth, what you end up with is what should be a different approach to estate planning. What do I mean by this? The traditional estate plan where one divided assets between husband and wife to use up their respective exemptions, and create testamentary credit shelter and marital trusts for the surviving spouse will likely become less common. This assumes, of course, that current estate tax law is not scaled back as has been proposed. What will become more important is income tax planning and asset protection planning for the surviving spouse, children and grandchildren. Leaving IRAs and 401(k)s to loved ones is a bit trickier than one might imagine. Remember that when you contributed amounts to your IRA and 401(k) accounts you received an income tax deduction. The account also grows tax deferred. When you withdraw money from the account, however, it is taxed as ordinary income to you. The same holds true for your beneficiaries. And heres the rub: when you die and leave your IRA account and 401(k) account to non-spouse beneficiaries, they must begin taking Minimum Required Distributions (MRDs) regardless of their age. If you happen to have named a minor as a beneficiary to an IRA or 401(k) account, then the minor doesnt have legal authority to withdraw amounts, so a legal court appointed guardianship must be established. This can be very time consuming and expensive. Further, the IRA and 401(k) accounts inherited by your beneficiaries are generally not asset protected from creditors or their divorcing spouses. In order to protect the IRA and 401(k) accounts, you need to create a special type of trust that satisfies the IRS five-part identifiable beneficiary test. This type of a trust looks different than the traditional revocable living trust you may already be familiar with. Even if your estate is not subject to the estate tax, it may have a ticking time bomb of income tax issues that need to be addressed. If properly managed and planned for, todays laws allow for a significant amount of post-mortem tax deferred growth which can be a powerful engine for your loved ones. Without thinking through these issues, however, that ticking income tax time bomb may explode wiping out a significant chunk of what you wanted to leave your loved ones, while also denying them years of tax deferred growth. To complicate matters even further, blended families are more common now than at any time in the past. Second marriages where your spouse may not be the biological parent of your children and grandchildren play into the difficulty of planning with these types of accounts. Why? Because there is a trap for the unwary. This trap is the tax free spousal rollover of IRA and similar accounts. When you die naming your spouse as the primary beneficiary of your IRA or 401(k) account, then he or she usually rolls the account over into their own IRA account. They are then free to name whatever beneficiary that they want to. That beneficiary may or may not be your children. Moreover, your spouse can change his or her mind at any time and rename a new beneficiary to the account. When you want your spouse to benefit from an IRA or 401(k) account but want whatever is left in the account at your spouses death to revert back to your descendants, you need to engage in more advanced estate planning than simply completing the account beneficiary form. Keep in mind that nothing I have said here has much to do with estate taxes. Even modest IRA and 401(k) accounts are affected by the issues I raise. Like I said before, estate planning has entered a new dimension. This requires a careful analysis of your goals. How important is it to you that your surviving spouse has access to all of the cash and assets in the event of your death? What will his or her budget for current and future living and medical care expenses look like? What types of assets do you have that will satisfy that budget? Is it important that you leave amounts to your children or grandchildren? Is asset protection an issue for any of your loved ones? These are all good questions that need to be considered in this day and age. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerBeware Of Traditional Approach Todays World Calls For Something Differentby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Larry NorrisSanibel 1025 Periwin kl e Way M o n Sat 1 0 5 E venin g s & Sunda y s b y appointmen t 5 7 9 0 412 Designer CONDO C h oose f r o m o v er 50 fabrics 0 a n d 20 wood sam p les at t h e same price! NorrisHomeFurnishin g s.com Complete condo packages starting from $10,999!SANIBEL PACKAGES P eriwinkle Way Causeway B lvd B aily Rd. E xit I sland
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LEO (July 23 to August 22) With your enthusiasm soaring again, you feel ready to tackle a tough new assignment. Good for you! And remember: Dont be too proud to accept help when its offered. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Cupid rules the week for single Virgos eager to make a romantic connection. Meanwhile, Virgo couples experience renewed commitment in their relationships. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Home and work issues vie for your attention through early next week. Rely on your Libran sense of balance to keep you from being overwhelmed by either side. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Creative projects might have to go on standby as you tackle other matters making demands on your time and energy. Things should ease by the middle of next week. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Your energies are high, and so are your aspirations. But be careful not to let work dominate the week. Its also important to spend time with family and friends. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Its a good time to set aside your pride and stop nursing those hurt feelings. Instead, consider restoring relationships you want to have back in your life. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) You might be miffed at not being shown more appreciation for your hard work. But dont brood over it. Recognition comes in its own time and in its own way. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) With your inner creative juices starting to boil and bubble, this is a good time to launch a new arts-related project, or go back and restart the one you had set aside. BORN THIS WEEK: You have a way of seeing the best in people, which helps encourage them to live up to your perceptions. On June 10, 1692, in Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Bridget Bishop, the first colonist to be tried in the Salem witch trials, is hanged after being found guilty of the practice of witchcraft. In October, on order of the governor, the Salem witch trials, which resulted in the executions of 19 innocent women and men, effectively ended. On June 14, 1777, during the American Revolution, the Continental Congress adopts a resolution describing the design of the national flag. It became known as the Stars and Stripes. On June 13, 1905, pitcher Christy Matthewson of the New York Giants throws the second no-hitter of his career. Matthewson won 31 games and lost only nine, and ended the 1905 season with an earned run average of just 1.28, more than a run and a half lower than the league average. On June 15, 1917, some two months after Americas entrance into World War I, the U.S. Congress passes the Espionage Act. The Act essentially made it a crime for anyone to convey information intended to interfere with the war effort. Anyone found guilty of such acts would be subject to a fine of $10,000 and a prison sentence of 20 years. On June 12, 1940, Edsel Ford agrees to manufacture 9,000 Rolls-Royce-designed engines to be used in British and U.S. airplanes. Edsels father, Henry, who still retained control over the company, personally and publicly canceled the deal, telling a reporter: We are not doing business with the British government or any other government. On June 16, 1961, Rudolf Nureyev, the young star of the Soviet Unions Kirov Opera Ballet Company, defects during a stopover in Paris. Nureyev threw himself into the arms of airport security people, screaming, Protect me! On June 11, 1979, John Wayne, an iconic American film actor born Marion Morrison, dies at age 72. The John Wayne name was created during his first starring role in The Big Trail in 1930. The director didnt think Marion was a good name for an actor playing a tough Western hero. It was Israeli diplomat Abba Eban who made the following sage observation: Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives. John Tyler fathered 15 children, more than any other U.S. president in history. He also holds the distinction of being the oldest president with living grandchildren. Tyler was born in 1790, and his son Lyon Gardiner Tyler was born in 1853. Lyon Gardiner, in turn, had children at a rather advanced age for fatherhood. Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr. was born in 1924, when his father was 71, and Harrison Ruffin Tyler was born in 1928. Both men were still living in 2012, and the younger of the brothers maintained the Tyler family historic home, Sherwood Forest. Those who study such things say that the energy expended by those chewing bubble gum every day could power Los Angeles for the same length of time. The shamrock is often associated with Ireland, so you might be surprised to learn that its not the countrys national symbol. The official symbol is actually a Celtic harp, which makes Ireland the only country in the world to have a musical instrument for its national emblem. Its been reported that Napoleon Bonaparte was afraid of cats. According to a recent survey of married people in the United States, fully onequarter of respondents admitted to receiving a traffic ticket and hiding from their spouse. Nearly that many (24 percent) said they had kept a car accident secret from their husband or wife. In an average year, there will be about 700 tornadoes in the United States. A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. -Sir Winston Churchill THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY18B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013
19B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, Now that school is out, my kids who are 8 and 12 will have more time to read. They are great readers and love to read, but my problem is that I am not sure of how to guide their reading selections. Should I worry about this? Kenneth P., Sanibel Kenneth, You are very fortunate to have two children who love to read; thats wonderful. While it may not be critical for you to help your children choose their reading material, its beneficial for you to be involved at least in their reading choices through discussion. To give you an idea of what is going on with reading choices on a national level, here is some data that was collected by Accelerated Reader, a commercial reading program used in a majority of schools, for the 2011-12 school year based on 8.6 million students: In grades 1 to 5, each student read, on average, 41.7 books and 208,098 words In grades 6 to 8, each student read, on average, 13.1 books and 433,308 words In grades 9 to 12, each student read, on average, 5.9 books and 307,206 words Most-Read Titles Overall Grades 1 to 2: Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss Grades 3 to 6: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney Grades 7 to 12: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Most-Read Award Winners Caldecott Medal Winner: Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathman (1996) Newbery Medal Winner: The Giver by Lois Lowry (1994) AR notes in their report that the influence of pop culture is significant and that many of the popular books have been made into movies. They also suggest that overall, there are many possible influences for students reading choices, including pop culture, award winners, required reading, and collegeand careerreadiness standards such as the Common Core State Standards. Here may be a helpful technique when working with your younger child. When s/he picks a book that seems interesting, you both should peruse the book and check the size of the font, number of pages and types of illustrations. Read the front and back covers as well to see if the book still appeals to your child. Then, a quick way to determine if the book is an appropriate match for your childs reading level is to have your child read several paragraphs aloud from various sections of the book. If your child can read most of the words without difficulty and can then explain the paragraph, you have most likely found a book in your childs continued on page 30B FSU GraduatePaul and Lydia Cook of Sanibel are proud to announce that their son Zachary Z. Zermay recently graduated with the highest honors from Florida State University. Zermay graduated from the College of Social Science and Public Policy with a degree in political science. He also earned a certificate in human rights leadership. Zermay has maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average all the way through the honors program at Florida State University. He was one of nine students who achieved this honor of excellence. He graduated summa cum laude. Zermay is continuing his education. He will achieve a masters degree while at Florida State. His masters degree will be in applied American politics and policy. Law school will follow after attaining that degree. Zachary Z. Zermay Scholarship RecipientAshley LeAne Seidler Suarez received a Board of Governors Scholarship from Ave Maria School of Law. She will attend this fall. Suarez is a 2011 Deans List graduate of Florida State University, with dual majors in political science and business management. Her parents are Ken and LeAne Suarez. Her grandparents are Joe and Gilda Suarez. Ashley LeAne Seidler Suarez UF GraduateKory Lyle Phillips graduated cum laude from the University of Florida College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on May 5. Phillips is the son of retired chief of police Lew Phillips and retired recreation director Helene Phillips. He is the grandson of island residents Robert and Berdenna Thompson. Phillips and his wife Cassie are forming an edible landscaping, vegetable gardening, composting, tropical fruit nursery and consultation service. Kory Lyle Phillips Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
20B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 Around The Islands With AnneSanibel Bead Shops Dreamcatcher Is Featured In Craft Magazineby Anne MitchellA Sanibel-theme dreamcatcher made by Lily Rose, owner of The Sanibel Bead Shop, is featured in the June/ July issue of Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine. In the article, titled Summer Dreams, there are easy instructions with photographs showing how to make this pendant. Its very well known in jewelry making circles and Im so honored that my design and tutorial was featured, Rose said of the bi-monthly magazine. The publication, which retails for $6.99, is for sale at the bead shop throughout June and July and will be offered at half price with the purchase of the Summer Dreams kit, price $20. Also, a dreamcatcher instruction class is slated for Wednesday, June 12, lasting two to three hours. Students have an opportunity to incorporate their own Sanibel shells, Rose said. Classes for making other types of bead jewelry are available, including Intro to Beading, June 8, and Coraling on June 13. If youre new to beading, the store offers free instruction Saturdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. through June. Supplies are not included and all beads and components for this class must be purchased from the store. The store, in Treetops Center, has also undergone a redesign and is now completely coastal-themed. It features coastal-themed beads that reflect the lush natural surroundings of Sanibel and Captiva islands, along with exotic and local shells, wood beads, unusual seeds and nuts that can all be made into jewelry. The Sanibel Bead Shop carries a variety of findings, cording and other beading tools and supplies. Whether youre a neighbor or a visitor, let our knowledgeable and friendly staff help you with your next creation, Rose suggests. The new website, www.thesanibelbeadshop.com, is up and running. It highlights the classes that will be available this summer. It also offers an online store featuring the most popular items. The Customer Gallery showcases the jewelry customers create at the store, especially those that feature Sanibel/Captiva shells. The Sanibel Bead Shop is at 1101 Periwinkle Way (across from Dairy Queen), phone 395-1180. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS Scott McDonald plays piano every Friday and Saturday at Il Cielo from 7 to 9 p.m. McDonald, a Sanibel resident, has had a long music career including being pianist for singer Andy Williams. Il Cielo is located at 1244 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 472-5555. George & Wendys Seafood Grille has live music tonight, Friday, by Taylor Adair, keyboard and vocals; 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; Wednesday, Pianoman Joe McCormick with popular favorites and smooth vocal stylings, R&B, jazz and pop for dancing and listening; and Thursday, Joe McCormick. 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 4727242. The Jacaranda has entertainment nightly from 7 to 11 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, various artists are featured. On Sunday, its Jamaica Dave & Co., reggae and dance; Monday, Renata, jazz, contemporary music and dance; Tuesday, Steve Scooter Reynolds, acoustic guitar, contemporary music and dance; Wednesday, Buckeye Ken, contemporary, Top 40 and blues; Thursday, 2 Hot, contemporary, reggae and dance. The Jacaranda is at 1223 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-1771. The Mucky Duck on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, features music by Mark Dupuy on Mondays; Rich Lancaster, Wednesdays; Gene Federico, Thursdays and Saturdays; and Buckeye Ken, Fridays. The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn has live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Crab races take place Mondays and Thursdays. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 472-5161. The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way has live entertainment on Friday with Dan Confrey; Saturday, Diana Lynn; and Sunday, Buckeye Ken. Phone 472-0606. RC Otters, 11506 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, has live music daily with dining inside and out, phone 395-1142. Keylime Bistro features live music days and nights seven days a week with Ken Limeri playing jazz sax from 6 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday. The bistro is at 11509 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, phone 395-4000. Restaurant owners/managers, please e-mail or fax your entertainment schedule to Anne Mitchell at islandsuncity@ aol.com or 395-2299. 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. Lily Rose in her store, The Sanibel Bead Shop The Sanibel-theme suncatcher featured in the current issue of a wire jewelry magazine An example of the coraling technique of jewelry making, for which classes are available
21B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 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 Superior InteriorsHave Some Fun With Colorby Jeanie TinchTodays home furnishings fabrics and designs are often color coordinated to help you take the guesswork out of your next decorating project. Fabrics, wall coverings, area rugs, bed linens, accessories and, yes, even lampshades feature a wide variety of motifs and patterns... all designed to work in harmony as you work to create your rooms new look. But no matter the design, motif or pattern, the common denominator in successfully creating the look you want to achieve is color. So, how do you begin selecting color for your next project? Why not start by playing favorites and selecting colors youre comfortable with? Even if your favorite colors might not work, as a major player in your new room, you could possibly consider using that favorite color as an important accent shade. Here are some tips of helping you hone in on your perfect color selection: 1. Take a look in your closet. What colors do you see in your wardrobe that you particularly enjoy? Pastels? Dark jewel tones? Neutrals? Bright, lively shades? Doesnt it stand to reason that the very colors youre attracted to in your wardrobe might just be the perfect shades to consider in re-coloring a room? 2. Take a look around your room. Is there an accessory, piece of art, even an area rug that speaks to you? Entire room designs have been beautifully accomplished by focusing on one simple multi-colored vase. 3. Whats your personal style? Do you enjoy a more casual lifestyle? Perhaps the contemporary style is more you. Knowing your style will give you an important clue as to the color options you might want to consider. Once youve done your homework and decided on your perfect color palette, be sure to select one dominate color, a maximum of three adjacent hues, and a dramatic accent color to complete your overall color scheme. Jeanie Tinch is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Top ProducersJohn R. Wood Island Real Estate announced its top producers for the month of May: Top Listing Agent and Top Closed Sale Agent Phaidra McDermott Top Pending Sales Agent Kris Heilman. ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Phaidra McDermott Kris Heilman Ryan Earns ACE CertificationMichael P. Ryan, president of Tempco Pest Control, earned the designation of Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) through the Entomological Society of America (ESA), the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and individuals in related disciplines. Ryan earned the ACE certification after successfully completing a rigorous exam. ACE-certified pest control professionals must hold a license to apply pesticides in an urban, industrial or structural setting without supervision and must have a minimum of seven years verifiable pest management experience in the United States. Even though Ive been in the pest control business for more than 21 years, going through the process of becoming ACE certified enhanced my entomology knowledge, which will ultimately benefit my clients, said Ryan, who became one of fewer than 100 pest control practitioners to earn the ACE certification in the State of Florida. There are many options available for pest control today. By adding this certification to our business resume, Tempco stands apart from our competition. Tempco Pest Control, headquartered in Fort Myers, was founded in 1991. Ryan assumed leadership as president in 1995. The company serves Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, Polk and Hillsborough counties. Known for its environmentally-friendly and pet-friendly practices, Tempco has contributed to, or served as a reliable source for, numerous insect and pest control stories in the media. In addition to insect control, Tempco also handles rodent and termite intrusion as well as lawn fertilization and weed control in both residential and commercial establishments. For more information, call 366-7378 or visit www.tempcopestcontrol.com. Michael P. Ryan
22B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013deaRPharmacistHow To Reduce Pain And Inflammationby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: What do you recommend for strains, sprains and spasms? Im an athlete and have something happen all the time! TS, Dallas, Texas Great! Youre committed to staying fit; Im a gym junkie myself. Studies prove how exercise boosts your cognitive function and memory recall, improves mitochondrial function, spreads healthier DNA and improves mood... makes your jeans look good, too! But one misplaced step can result in an injury that hurts for days, or longer! A sprain refers to a stretched or torn ligament, for example, in the wrist or ankle. Ligaments connect bones to other bones at a joint. Some of you feel a pop when it happens. A strain refers to a stretched or torn muscle/tendon. Strains cause pain, swelling and sometimes muscle spasms. No fun! Medicines usually treat the smoke, not the fire. To quickly improve your level of comfort, consider RICE. The RICE acronym will help you remember essential steps to relieve a strained ankle, wrist or other area. R is for rest. Its important to minimize use of the affected area while it heals. Also important immediately after a strain is the I for ice. Ice reduces swelling that occurs while your body sends blood to bring white blood cells and nutrients to the hurt area. The C is for compression, which also helps with inflammation. Finally, E is for elevation. Keeping the strained joint elevated sometimes decreases inflammation but a physician should be consulted. Certain supplements may provide natural relief for pain and swelling, thus treating the fire. Here goes: Arnica Arnica montana can be taken as homeopathic pellets, or applied directly to your skin. I like Traumeel made by Heel, because it has arnica plus other ingredients that reduce pain and inflammation. Astaxanthin A super nutrient and protective antioxidant, science shows it is remarkable at suppressing NF-kappaB, a chemical pathway in your body that spits out compounds, that when produced in excess, create pain: Prostaglandins, TNFa, IL-1B, iNOS and others. Twelve milligrams of this one is my go-to supplement after excessive boogying at Zumba! Comfrey This herb has been shown to decrease swelling from sprains and strains. It contains allantoin which reduces inflammation. When applied to the skin, Comfrey ointments can help with bruising, pulled muscles and ligaments, sprains, strains and osteoarthritis. Comfrey is sold at health food stores. Magnesium Malate A specific type of magnesium bound to an apple extract (malic acid) which helps muscle spasm and pain, even fibromyalgia. Epsom salt baths are great, toss in a few drops of eucalyptus essential oil. Turmeric and Garlic Cooking with these ingredients (or supplementing) improves muscle recovery and reduces inflammation by suppressing pain-causing cytokines all over the body. Zinc After a trauma or injury, your body requires extra minerals to expedite the healing process. Zinc is particularly supportive for wound healing (and prostate health). Supplementing your zinc and vitamin C may shorten your healing time and rebuild soft tissue connections. 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. by Karen L. Semmelman, Certified EEM, JD, AAMLIn our culture, essentially we are reactive to caring for our breasts. Women are taught to check for lumps when showering or have a mammogram or do thermography (my personal preference). For men, there is little suggested to protect their breasts yet breast cancer is increasing for both sexes exponentially. With knowledge of our anatomy and the impact of moving energy through our systems we can learn proactive methods to create and maintain healthy breasts. With regular self-care, you can help prevent problems before they advance. As learned from prior articles, our body does not have a pump to move the lymph through our system so we are reliant on motion to move the toxins from our lymph system; thus the Neurolymphatic massage and spinal flush tools. Many women dont realize that wearing tight bras or bras with plastic or wire underwire clog the lymphatics under the breasts creating an energetic blockage. In fact, research has shown that many women with breast cancer have worn underwire bras. A list of wireless bras may be found on Donna Edens website www.Innersource.net. The techniques addressed below will aide energy flowing into your breasts. This applies to both sexes. The diagram of the lymphatic reflex points are in the prior article on Neurolymphatic points. Use one or more of the following tools, found in Energy Medicine, pages 278 and 279. Tool 1. Under the right breast are liver points and under the left breast are the stomach reflex points. They are shaped as a half moon, following the contours of the underwire of a bra. Make a fist and use your knuckles to rub along these points after removing your bra or as part of the 5 Minute Routine. If sore, you know your body needs the rub. Spend 15 to 20 seconds rubbing. Several times a day is beneficial if you wear an underwire or tight bra. Tool 2. To access the circulation-sex reflex points under both breasts, place the thumbs under the breast and lift the breast until the thumb is behind your nipples. Remember that if sore, you are assisting your body by removing the toxins from these points. Rub for 15 to 20 seconds. Tool 3. Along both sides of the body are two more important Neurolymphatic Reflex Points. Beside the breast, make a fist and use the knuckles to rub from the side of your breasts down to about three inches above the waist; this moves toxins from the spleen points. At the same time on the same side, use the other hand to rub the large intestine points running from the top of the outside edge of the leg to above the knee. Use vigorous motion to rub in circles as you move down both areas for at least 45 seconds. Yeah, you have now been very proactive in providing healing energy and the removal of stuck toxins from your body to enhance your breast health. Have fun with your energy! Next weeks topic is Safeguarding Your Breasts, De-clog Meridians. 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. Eden Energy MedicineSafeguarding Your Breasts: Using Lymphatic Release To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Mom And Me by Lizzie and PryceLizzie and Pryce answer your questions and give advice about aging concerns from a two-generational perspective. A mother and daughter team, Lizzie is a retired RN and health educator, and Pryce is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in the care of elders and people with chronic illnesses. Dear Mom & Me, Growing up our son seemed different from other boys, but the school and our doctor said he was fine. He married and then emotionally he fell apart. His wife divorced him, he lost his job and he couldnt handle living alone, so we asked him to come back and live with us. Time has passed and now we find our son is severely mentally ill, living with us and we are terrified. His doctor has put him on medication that he refuses or forgets to take. We have health problems ourselves now and have no idea what to do next. Do you have any suggestions? Ebbie Dear Ebbie, Certainly living in terror of your adult child is not acceptable, so what are your options? Continue living in your present situation, move or have your son move. To explore these options, I suggest you call your local Department of Human Services, Adult Services. They may be able to help you directly or suggest resources in the community with which you can make contact. This must be very hard for you. He is your son and despite being fearful I assume you want to help him. However, the current situation does not sound like it is helpful to your son or you and your husband. Pryce Dear Ebbie, Pryce has given you some very good advice. You cannot live in terror in your own home, our homes are supposed to be places of comfort and relaxation, and a safe haven. Your son is ill and needs professional help. If you continue to live in such an environment you will all be ill. Please contact the professionals as soon as possible, as I have experienced circumstances very similar to yours and the results can be absolutely disastrous, if help is not secured. You owe it to yourself, your wife and your sick son. Lizzie Lizzie and Pryces email address is email@example.com.
23B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013Dr. DaveA Bit Of A Nutcaseby Dr. Dave HepburnOn rare occasions, when I find that my pantry is low on the essential food groups such as Cocoa Puffs, Snickers and Dr. Pepper, I go grocery shopping. Not one to linger too long in the tofu and wheat germ aisle, I slink over to the bulk food section, salivating fondly over these massive barrels of massive calories. When it comes to the cases of nuts, admittedly, I am a bit of a nutcase. I scoop up a large mixture of nuts, flick aside the ugly Brazil nuts, flick in a few more cashews and make for my pantry. But I happen to have two teenage sons/ squirrels nesting in my home. By the time I get around to treating myself, I notice that all of the cashews have mysteriously fallen out of the bag. My Keep your hands off my nuts! command does nothing but garner snickers, which as I mentioned is, in fact, one of the more essential and lovely food groups. Returning later, the almonds have been selectively extricated and are gone. Finally, the walnuts are freed from the mix, leaving me with nothing but a bag of filberts and salt. This drives me... exactly. Nuts, though unquestionably chockfull of fat, just might be the healthiest snack in your cupboard: Almonds A handful of almonds a day will keep the cardiovascular surgeon away. The lowering of LDL cholesterol, known as the mother of all evil cholesterol, is essential for routine heart pump maintenance. In fact, in those who are at risk of heart disease, the aggressive lowering of LDL cholesterol is necessary. According to the nutty professors at Harvard who study these things, a daily handful of almonds can lower LDL cholesterol enough to reduce cardiovascular disease by a whopping 20 percent! In some cases, a handful of almonds may be used instead of cholesterol-lowering medication. Almonds are also rich in folate, a vitamin important in keeping hearts, fetuses, bones and brains healthy. Cashew Gesundheit! These luxurious nuts are nothing to sneeze at. Cashews are rich in selenium, a mineral shown to protect against prostate cancer. (This being the case, my sons should have the healthiest prostates south of Spitzbergen.) Cashews, like most nuts, are best eaten unsalted and raw while the oil is fresh. Like almonds, these nuts are loaded in monounsaturated fats, which is good fat. If good fat makes as much sense as slumber party or cat owner, realize that, like good cholesterol, unsaturated fat acts biochemically to reduce the risk of cancers and coronaries. Walnuts Rich in omega 3 fatty acids, walnuts are, like fish, beneficial in lowering cholesterol. They are also rich in arginine, an amino acid important in the synthesis of nitric oxide, which helps relax tense blood vessels. Pistachios These nuts have been known to cause an unfortunate disease known in the medical field as Pistachio nail. Wrestling vigorously to get at a pistachio may cause scrapes under the tender thumbnail skin, which when further irritated with salt will cause its victim to insert the injured thumb deep into the mouth. Sucking vigorously at the thumb, the victim is often seen simultaneously sifting through the bag for easier pistachios. Peanuts Peanuts are not your normal nut. In fact, peanuts are no more a nut case than Michael Jackson isnt. They are legumes. But as we can salt them, roast them and sell them in the bulk food containers, lets consider them nuts. The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter sandwiches by the time they graduate from high school. This is not necessarily bad as peanuts are high in fiber, niacin and a powerful antioxidant called reservatol, the same flavenol that gives red wine its reputation as a protector of hearts. Same benefit, less hangover at recess. So, as I sit here with my bag of filberts and salt, my everlasting-prostate sons are fully sated. While a corn doodle or other empty carb snack leaves the snacker hungry again in 30 minutes, a handful of nuts satisfies hunger pangs for several hours. Nut snackers actually eat less, lose weight and have less diabetes. Satisfying, fat, tasty and highly nut-ricious. 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 Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: I am a grandparent and I have real concerns about my grandchildren with the way our country is going. With all of the uncertainty now, how can I help them feel good?A: I hear this from many grandparents today, as we know the culture is nothing like it used to be. We have major concerns over social and financial conditions globally. While we may be instinctively optimistic, positive and idealistic, those ideal dreams and sense of empowerment are fading fast and we are feeling more of a loss of, rather than a sense of, safety and security. All the more, we feel the increased stress that this produces individually and collectively. New York Times best-selling author Carolyn Myss tells how every individual possesses a sacred contract, an obligation to fulfill a divine destiny, and the vision of our mystic founders. Myss describes how every nation holds an agreement made for the planets highest good. Each citizens sacred contract is interwoven with that of his nation. From its inception, Myss explains, the United States has been a great spiritual experiment, an unprecedented evolutionary step forward for human civilization that is both magnificent in its promise and perilous in its dangers. To rescue America from its shadow and rescue its highest potential, Myss explains we must envision how we want this nation to be. We cannot return to the 1950s and s era, rather we must realistically envision where America needs to go. There is a calling for people to rethink whats going on in a culture deeply affected by war. We sense deep in our soul that our nation is hurting. The nation that gave birth to freedom needs liberating. Myss suggests we hold the earth in our hands daily and remind ourselves that the power is in our own hands. We can remind ourselves of the power of our own soul. Our soul is always talking to us; it is just that we dont always listen. In meditation we can listen. We have always been courageous and optimistic peoples. We have the ability to help our country achieve its optimum potential. We are the change agents. We must shift self-indulgence, greed and narcissism to self-discovery, simplicity and serving our fellow man. I would encourage you to have open talks with your grandchildren and help them to learn the art of present moment awareness and meditation to help them stay centered in an uncertain world. Tell them to wake up each day and say that something good is going to happen to them and the world. Keep the positive forces working to the best of your ability and they will learn from your inspiration. 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
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RS 6/7 CC 6/7 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 973-726-3213NS 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 239-579-0511 RS 1/4 CC TFN VACATION RENTAL BOATS CANOES KAYAKSDOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800 RS 1/4 NC 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 QUIET SANIBEL HOME W/PRIVATE BEACH PATH3200 sq ft home in Gulf Pines, one of Sanibels most beautiful & sought after communities. One house from beach w/private beach path. Short walk to Gulf Pines 2 swimming pools & tennis courts; large landscaped lot provides privacy. 3-4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, large open living area, screened porch & several decks. W/D, 2nd fridge, Elevator, 2-car garage. $4,000/mo. + util. Annual rental only. Unfurnished. Landscaping & association fees paid by owner. Avail Oct 2013. Call 917-680-4440. NS 5/31 CC TFN 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.472-6747Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Ownersanibelannualrentals.comServing The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975 RS 5/31 BM TFNPAINTING GOATProfessional Painting & Home Maintenance Free Estimates Fully Insured www.paintinggoat.com 239-271-2919RS 4/19 CC TFN SANIBEL HOME WATCHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971RS 1/4 BM 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 email@example.comRS 1/25 BM TFN HELLES CLEANING SERVICESResidential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047NS 1/4 PC 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 REMODELINGStan Boring General Contractor239-470-9991Over 40 Years Construction Experience. Remodeling, Cabinetry, Flooring, Carpentry. firstname.lastname@example.org NS 6/7 CC TFN VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDVolunteers needed for the After School Program which runs Mon.-Th, 2:30 3:15 pm call Linda Reynolds 472-1617RS 1/4 NC TFN HELP WANTEDHELP WANTEDPerson to work in marina. Must have boat handling experience. Please call 239-472-5800.NS 5/31 NC TFN HOUSEKEEPER ON BEAUTIFUL CAPTIVATravel time and tolls paid. Call 239-472-5800. NS 5/31 NC 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 ROGER NODRUFF ELECTRICLic# EC12002788. Call Roger 239-707-7203. Aqualink Motor Controls. Of ce & Store Maint.NS 5/17 CC 6/7 BEACHSIDE ANIMAL CLINIC SANIBELFull Service, Competitive Fees239-579-0804NS 6/7 CC TFN
TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED LOG ONTO: IslandSunNews.comCLICK ONPLACE CLASSIFIED 29B ISLAND SUN JUNE 7, 2013 CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS HELP WANTEDVOLUNTEER 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 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 SERVERS ASSISTANT SERVERS LINE COOKIL Tesoro Ristorante, 751 tarpon Bay Rd. Sanibel Now hiring; Servers, Assistant Servers and Line cook Email resumes to: email@example.com or ll out applications between 11-2 daily.NS 1/18 NC TFN HELP WANTED WANTED TO BUYCASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280 RS 6/7 CC 8/30 GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION GARAGE SALE:Sofa Bed, 42 round glass top table w/4 chairs, shing rods and reels,blankets, chairs, rugs, pictures and lots of miscellaneous items. No early sales! Sat. June 8th 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9307 Dimmick Drive (1 mile past Sanibel school on left)NS 6/7 CC 6/7 FOR SALEDINING ROOM TABLE, CHAIRSRobb & Stuckey glass and marble 6-place dining room table & chairs. Barely used. See photos at www.sanibel rst.com.NS 6/7 CC 6/7 PETSFREE KITTEN TO GOOD HOMEFree kitten to good, safe home. No de-clawing. Fiesty Bengal mix. Call 472-1788 after 5 p.m. NS 5/31 NC TFN HELP WANTEDWe are looking for energetic hard working staff to join us at our newest Doc Fords location, located on beautiful Captiva Island. Hiring all positions full and part time. With opportunities for advancement. We offer Health, Dental and Vision insurance for all full time staff. If you would like to be part of a great family team and have amazing year round income, come and apply in person 10am-noon at either our Sanibel or Ft. Myers Beach locations. OR Join us at our Job fair on June 11th 10am-3pm at Doc Fords Ft. Myers Beach 708 Fishermans WharfNS 5/31 CC 6/7 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 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.org RS 1/4 NC 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 VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDAt The Sanibel School Call Michelle Wesley 239-910-8000RS 1/4 NC TFN
NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands CALLING CARD 239-395-1213Emergency................................................911 Sanibel Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3111 Lee County Sheriffs Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .477-1200 On Call Captiva Deputy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .477-1000 Fire Department Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-5525 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9494 Florida Marine Patrol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .332-6966 Florida Highway Patrol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .278-7100 Poison Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-800-282-3171 Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1080 City of Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4135 Administrative Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3700 Building Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4555 Community Housing and Resources . . . . . . . . . . .472-1189 Planning Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4136 Library Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2483 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2133 Post Office Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1573 Sanibel (toll free) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-275-8777 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1674 Sanibel Community Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2155 Senior Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-5743ARTSArcade Theater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .332-4488 Art League Of Fort Myers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .275-3970 BIG ARTS (Barrier Island Group for the Arts) . . . . . . . .395-0900 Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre . . . . . . . . . . . . . .278-4422 Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers. . . . . . . . . . . . 472-0168 Gulf Coast Symphony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6197 Lee County Alliance for the Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .939-2787 Naples Philharmonic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .597-1111 The Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater . . . . . . . . . . .472-6862 Sanibel Music Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .336-7999 Sanibel-Captiva Art League . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4258 S.W. Florida Symphony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .418-0996CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONSABWA (American Business Womens Assoc.) . . 565-7872 or 433-7798 American Legion Post 123 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9979 Angel Flight SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-877-4AN-ANGELAudubon Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3744 Sanibel Bike Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . sanibelbicycleclub.org Community Foundation of Sanibel-Captiva . . . . . . . . .274-5900 CROW (Clinic For The Rehabilitation of Wildlife) . . . . . . .472-3644 FISH of Sanibel (Friends in Service Here) . . . . . . . . . .472-0404 Sanibel Island Fishing Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-8994 Horticultural Society of the Islands . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6940 Horticulture and Tea Society of Sanibel and Captiva . . . . .472-8334 Kiwanis Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .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 JUNE 7, 2013 Pets Of The Week My name is Sunshine. Im a two-year-old American Staffordshire bull terrier and Labrador mix and Im a shining example of a dog with a sunny outlook on life. I havent met a dog or person I didnt like. I can walk by your side better than any show dog. Nobody appreciates a pet and a scratch more than me. Im low maintenance and have a lot of love to give. Come see me so I can be the sunshine of your life. My adoption fee is $35 (regularly $75) during Animal Services Kitten Smitten adoption promotion. Im Sue, a one-year-old playful, petite and precious brown tabby. The volunteers say I have perky personality. Why not stop by the shelter and meet me in person. My adoption fee is $25 (regularly $50) during Animal Services adoption promotion. For information about this weeks pets, call 5337387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www.LeeLostPets.com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office, off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/ neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if three months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs six months and over, feline AIDS and leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10-day health guarantee, and a bag of Science Diet pet food. The adoption package is valued at $500. Sue ID# 561915 Sunshine ID# 561243 photos by squaredogphoto.com From page 19BSchool Smartcomfort zone that will be a good book selection. 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