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Island sun
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Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.)
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v. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
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Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 2, 1993)-
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"Sanibel and Captiva Islands."

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University of Florida
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Title:
Island sun
Uniform Title:
Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.)
Physical Description:
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language:
English
Publisher:
Lorin Visek & Ken Rasi
Place of Publication:
Sanibel, Fla
Sanibel, Fla
Creation Date:
June 21, 2013
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newspaper   ( sobekcm )
newspaper   ( marcgt )
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United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Sanibel
United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Captiva

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 2, 1993)-
General Note:
"Sanibel and Captiva Islands."

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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oclc - 36863761
lccn - sn 97027775
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UF00101362:00192


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SEPTEMBER SUNR ISE /SUNSET: SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 rfn PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAI D FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com Jensen B rothers Honored With Good Samaritan E -Awardby Jeff LysiakOver the past several years, whenever Captain John Giddyup Bunch made a request for virtually anything from the Jensen family on behalf of Operation Open Arms whether its been accommodations for a combat-wounded veteran at their Captiva resort or fishing excursions with all amenities included for active duty military personnel in dire need of some R&R brothers Dave, Jimmy and John have granted those requests on every occasion.For five days this past April, for example, the Jensens hosted Lance Corporal Christian Brown and his mother, Lyn Braden-Reed, as special guests during Operation Open Arms eighth anniversary. Brown, a United States Marine wounded in Afghanistan, continued on page 32 Sanibel Fire & Rescue District and Iona-McGregor Fire Department provided a heros welcome to Christian Brown and his mother back in April 2013 The Jensen brothers Jimmy, John and Dave proudly display the Good Samaritan E-Award they received last week from the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau photo by Jeff LysiakT rouper Debuts by Jeff LysiakContinuing with the educational message of his debut book, Trouper, the blind raccoon, has released his inaugural calendar with the assistance of his caretaker Dot Lee and friends Kyle Miller and Judy Louis which showcases the wildlife ambassador in a dozen full-color photographs, interesting raccoon facts and a reminder every month to Love All Animals. Its hot off the press! said Miller, who took several of the images which appear in the 2014 calendar, and the author of Trouper, The True Adventures of a Blind Raccoon: The Beginning. We printed it at Island Graphics here on Sanibel and Carol Rothman helped us with the layout of the calendar. The idea behind creating a calendar featuring the islands most famous masked bandit came about in early June, according to Miller. Louis suggested that since we have so many great pictures of Trouper, putting together a calendar would be easy. Easy? Not really. But a great idea, for sure. Inside the front cover of the calendar, called 2014: A Year With Trouper The Blind Raccoon, are Troupers Teachings Wildlife Education Program for Children and the STOP chart, which was created by Lee and should be used by kids if they encounter an animal in the wild: S Slowly back up and never touch the animal. T Tell an adult like a parent, guardian, policeman or fireman so they can O Observe the animal to decide if it needs help or not. The adult will make the P Phone call to the appropriate rescue service. Photographs by Miller and Louis capture Trouper cavorting in his backyard, amongst tall plants and pumpkins, swimming in shallow waters, resting gently in Lees arms, about to eat a birthday cake (his fifth birthday occurs on April 4) and popping out from underneath his Christmas tree. People may notice that in none of the photographs is Trouper wearing any themed costume or gimmicky props. According to Miller, this was done intentionally. Theres a big push in wildlife to keep wild animals wild and Trouper is a wild animal, the result of animal cruelty, continued on page 37 Dot Lee, Trouper and Kyle Miller with their calendar, 2014: A Year With Trouper The Blind Raccoon photo by Jeff Lysiak T op T ourism M arketing AwardsThe Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) was honored with the Silver Henry Award for imaginative destination marketing at the 46th annual Governors Conference on Tourism Flagler Awards Competition presented on September 11 in Orlando, Florida. Sponsored by Visit Florida, the official tourism marketing organization for the state, and the Florida Commission on Tourism, the Flagler Awards program is designed to recognize outstanding tourism marketing in Florida. Annually, the Flagler Awards honor many individuals and organizations that help maintain and improve Floridas position as one of the worlds most popular travel destinations. The awards are open to all individuals, private businesses and not-for-profit organizations offering a product or service that promotes tourism to or within Florida.continued on page 31

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 20132 Sanibel Lowers Taxes For Seventh Year by Anne MitchellFor the seventh successive year, the Sanibel City Council has lowered taxes for its property owners. The council on Tuesday evening passed a millage rate of 2.0861 down from 2.1 last year to fund a final budget of $45,692,722. The new millage will generate the same revenue as before due to new construction and a 1 percent average increase in property values. Its called the rolled back rate. The budget will save owner of an average priced home about $15 a year. Mayor Kevin Ruane said at an earlier meeting that its un heard of for municipalities these days to hold taxes down so consistently. Thats the payback from the citys long term strategy of paying down debt and cutting expenses. Among the biggest expenses are unfunded liabilities from employee pension plans, which the council is whittling down. Also included in the budget is a 1.5 percent increase in sewer rates, about $9 per residential customer. To keep the increase from the 3 percent thats allowed, the council gave the sewer fund an interest-free loan. The council also plans to lower building permit fees by 25 percent. It was a non-controversial budget and there was little discussion. However, resident Steve Maxwell asked for more transparency in next years budget regarding department heads salaries and expenses. Also, David Bath urged council to install audio/video streaming equipment so that council meetings can be viewed live without citizens having to be in MacKenzie Hall. This would also enable people to gauge when an agenda item they are interested in will come up for discussion, sparing them a long wait in the audience, he said. Bath said at least eight communities from Tampa to Naples have such equipment. City Manager Judie Zimomra said there is money in the budget for a live audio system. The softwear would give the city the option to add video later. She said the cost of video is much greater and involves having a videographer at meetings. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Join SCCF Saturday For Coastal Cleanup On Saturday, September 21, SCCF invites the public to participate in an international volunteer effort to rid our coastlines and waterways of marine litter, pollution, and debris. As many as 600,000 volunteers worldwide remove millions of pounds of coastal trash that can hurt local economies, injure and kill marine wildlife, and choke the ocean environment. SCCFS partner in the Ocean Conservancys 27th annual Coastal Cleanup are Keep Lee County Beautiful and Baileys General Store. Through Baileys, Barefoot Wines is also a Coastal Cleanup partner this year, and the combpany will be providing T-shirts, gloves and bags while supplies last. Participation is easy. Arrive at the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road between 9 a.m.and noon on Saturday to check in and pick up Coastal Cleanup data cards and trash bags. Helpers are asked to bring their own water to reduce the use of plastic water bottles and their own work gloves to reduce the use of the plastic gloves that will be available. Lunch and snacks on the Nature Center porch will be available thanks to Baileys from 10 a.m. until noon. There will be a Dumpster there for the collected trash. Worldwide last year, volunteers picked up 10,149,988 pounds of trash on 17,719 miles of coast. Cigarettes topped the list of things found with plastic bottles coming in third. In Florida, 23,362 people collected 452,913 pounds of trash on 1,175 miles of coast. Trash in the ocean is one of the most widespread problems threatening our waterways and wildlife and it is all preventable. If you have questions, want to reserve your clean up spot, or get your data cards ahead of time, call 472-2329. Volunteers gather trash at last years Coastal Cleanup rf r f ntrbrnrfntbrt tnrn rb nt nnnn brbnnn nnb bbntfrrnrfntb nn fnn rrbfntbnr tnr fnrb n rrbbrrtnrbnnrnnftrnn Through Sept. 30 enter the Gone Fishin Gone Shoppin Giveaway At www.FortMyers-Sanibel.com or Enter at the Royal Shell office in Tahitian Gardens! No need to leave the island... it's all right here!Bailey's Shopping Center (just right of the hardware store) Great Selection of Cigars and Accessories THE One of the Best Selections of Domestic and Imported Wines on the West CoastBest Liquor Selection on the IslandsSpecial Orders and Case Discounts Jose Cuervo Tequila Conquista Malbec Sterling Sauvignon Blanc Clos du Bois Chardonnay

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3 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013Center 4 L ife ClassesSanibel Fit 4 Life is the motto at Center 4 Life. All ages are welcome. Island Seniors, Inc. members may attend fitness classes by paying $3.50 per class or visitors $6 per class. Island Seniors, Inc. annual membership is $20. Sanibel Recreation Center members must show their membership cards to attend. All Fitness classes are all based on par ticipation and the schedule is as follows: Happy to be Fit for Life Monday and Wednesday at 9 a.m.This class is a combination of the Happy Hour and Essential Total Fitness which is held dur ing season. Keep your heart, lungs and muscles strong and your brain fit with a combination of aerobics and muscle conditioning exercises. Hand weights, stretch cords and your body weight will be used. Class begins with a joke and ends with a positive thought for the day. Essential Total Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 a.m. Cardio, muscle strengthening and flexibility training with hand weights, stretch cords, chairs and stability balls. Zumba Gold Friday at 9 a.m. The same exotic music and moves as regular Zumba, only at a pace suitable for individuals who are getting back into shape or need a slower-paced class. 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 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 September 24 and October 8 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, sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses, change of clothing and hat. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Advance registration is required. Bridge Monday and Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Mahjongg Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Watercolor with Bea Pappas Friday, September 27, October 4, 11 and 25. If you have some painting experience and would like to work from still life or photos, join Pappas and other artists. Cost is $20 per session for Island Seniors, Inc. members and $25 for nonmembers. Whats a Spreadsheet? Wednesday and Thursday, October 29 and 30 from 1 to 3 p.m. or Wednesday and Thursday, December 4 and 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. Spreadsheets can be useful to balance your checkbook, manage rentals, your expenses or even to keep address lists. You have a spreadsheet program with Microsoft Works or Excel. If you are new to spreadsheets or find them intimidating, its time for a new experience. Class size limited to six $60 for members and $90 for non-members. Picasa with Patty and Your Photos Wednesday and Thursday, November 6 and 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. If you email or browse the Internet, you can do Picasa. Organize and share your photos. This is a hands on training in Picasa, a free program from Google. Copy photos from your camera or memory card to your PC, and create and edit albums that are easy to email. Order prints without a trip to the store. Class limited to 6. Your paid reservation guarantees your seat. $60 for members, & $90 for nonmembers. Page Turners with Ann Rodman The next session will be Wednesday, October 9 at 2:30 p.m. The featured book will be Truth and Beauty by Ann Pachett. If you are interested in participating in the Page Turners, contact the Center 4 Life. Trash and Treasures Sale Saturday, November 16. The center is accepting donations. Please, no clothes, shoes or old TVs. For more details regarding programs or on becoming a member, contact the Center 4 Life at 472-5743 or stop by 2401 Library Way. 2013 2014 Season Events at The Sanibel Community House P l a n Y o u r S e a s o n S a v e T h e D a t e 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 / Phone: 239 472 2155 / Fax: 239 472 0124 Website: www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net Event Date Family Fall Carnival Thurs. Oct. 31 USO Theme Dance Party Fri. Nov. 8 Side Effects May Include Wed. Nov. 13 1 man performance Holiday Mini Golf Dec. 26 to 29 Paper Shredding Sat. Jan.18 Sanibel Fun Fest Community Festival Fri., Sat. & Sun., Jan. 24, 25 & 26 Friday evening Whitney Wolanin & Orchestra ; Sat. & Sun: Caribbean Chillers, Sand sculpture contest, Body Painting, Luau & More The Mentalist Dinner Show Fri. Jan .17 Luncheon 1 Woman Show Wed. Feb.12 A Voice in the Everglades Oldies Theme Dance Party Fri. Feb. 21 Sanibel Shell Festival Thurs., Fri. & Sat. Mar. 6, 7 & 8 Luncheon Show Wed. Mar. 26 Amelia Earhart Honky Tonk Dance Party Sat. Mar. 29 An Evening With Maureen McGovern Live Show Tues. Apr. 1 Wedding Theme Dance Party Fri. Apr. 11 Event Date Masters Arts & Crafts Show Fri., Sat. Nov. 29 & 30 Antique Show Sat, & Sun. Jan. 11, & 12 Chamber of Commerce Expo Sun. Jan. 19 Antique Show Sat, & Sun. Feb. 8 & 9 Rotary Arts & Crafts Show Sat. & Sun. Feb. 15, & 16 Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner Sat. Feb. 22 Art League Clothesline Sale Sat. Mar. 1 Antique Show Sat. & Sun. Mar. 15 & 16 Lions Art & Craft Fair Fri., & Sat. Mar. 21, & 22 Ding Darling Recycle Art Fest Sat. & Sun. Apr. 26, & 27 Event ABWA 2nd Tuesday 5:30 pm Audubon Society Thurs 7pm Jan/Feb Art League 2nd Thursday, 12:30 pm Bicycle Club 2nd Monday 6 pm Fishing Club 2nd Tuesday 6:30 pm Garden Club 2nd Tuesday 11 am Lions Club 1st & 3rd Wed., 5:30 pm Sail & Power Squadron 3rd Tues., 5 pm Zonta 1st & 3rd Wed. 8 am Shell Crafters Every Monday 10 am3 pm, Lessons 10 am Beading with Shell Projects Wednesday 9 am Duplicate Bridge Nov April Every Tuesday, 1 pm 4pm Jan April Every Thursday 1 pmpm Island Yoga Mon. & Thurs. 8:30 am Zumba Tues & Thurs. 10 am Also Coming: Paint your Pets, Glass Painting Etched Glass, Glass Mosaics, Silk Scarf Painting with Dyes ,Astronomy Lectures and more! Sanibel Community Assoc. Events Major Public Events Classes

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 20134 Nourished Beaches Provide Benefits Now And Into The Future, Say Authorssubmitted by Ken and Kate GooderhamThe long-term performance and benefits of nourished beaches around the nation make putting sand back on eroded coastlines a valuable asset against both chronic erosion and sea level rise, according to two of the countrys most prominent coastal experts. In the most recent issue of Shore & Beach, authors James R. Houston (director emeritus of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center) and Robert G. Dean (professor emeritus at the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering of the University of Florida) state: Beach nourishment is the only shoreline stabilization alternative that maintains the recreational, aesthetic, environmental and storm damage reduction features of a natural beach. A number of well-known U.S. beaches have been nourished and performed quite well, but their performance characteristics and benefits are generally not well recognized, say the authors. The wide beaches produced by the nourishments have won U.S. and worldwide fame for their beauty; attracted huge numbers of tourists, producing remarkable economic returns much greater than the cost of nourishments; and provided significant protection from storms. The paper discusses the performance of beaches in Santa Monica Bay and Coronado/Silver Strand in California, Delray and Miami Beaches in Florida, and Harrison County, Mississippi. In addition, the performance of statewide programs in New Jersey and Florida are reviewed. Stating that these projects stand as solid examples of the utility of beach nourishment as a response option to sea level rise and other erosive agents, Houston and Dean offer the following observations: tance of using sand as a resource. Over 90 percent of the sand was placed to dispose of it at the least cost. It happened that the least cost was to put the sand on nearby beaches. tion projects and dredging, the iconic beaches of southern California would be narrow, sediment-starved beaches. Nourishing beaches helps to offset human activities that have reduced the quantity of sand delivered to coasts by rivers. being in place can be estimated using damage figures. Shorelines without beach nourishment sustained about three times the loss as those protected by beach nourishment. Therefore of the $36.8 billion in damages, roughly $27.6 billion was at locations without beach nourishment and $9.2 billion was at locations with beach nourishment protection. Had the nourishment not been in place, the damage would have been $27.6 billion $9.2 billion = $18.4 billion greater. This does not include loss of a portion of tourist spending of $40 billion annually, including $22 billion in the four coastal counties. by the facts that, first, many of the beachgoers dont realize that the beaches are nourished; and, secondly, all of the beaches that have been selected for nourishment have been renourished when considered appropriate, resulting in beaches that are wider than when the state awareness occurred about 35 years ago. Because there were no setback lines, structures at Miami Beach were sometimes constructed seaward of Mean High Water, eliminating beaches and leading to increasing numbers of groins and seawalls. Prior to the beach nourishment at Miami Beach, Florida passed legislation that established Coastal Construction Control Lines and 30-year Erosion Projection Lines. All states should have similar construction setback lines to avoid the problem in which Miami Beach found itself in the 1970s, having little to no beach width and, as a result, a severely deteriorating economy. demonstrates that when beaches erode to narrow slivers, tourists head to other destinations and economic blight follows. However, the economic recovery of Miami Beach also shows that nourishing beaches restores economic prosperity with a remarkable return on investment. The federal government garners a majority of the new taxes generated by increased beach tourism, and these taxes dwarf the federal governments expenditures on beach nourishment. Therefore, recreation benefits should have an equal footing with other benefits when determining benefit/cost ratios to prioritize water resource projects. was seen vividly by the different levels of destruction in coastal New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy. Homes, businesses, and infrastructure in coastal communities that were not protected by wide beaches and high dunes were severely damaged, whereas those protected by beach nourishment projects were minimally damaged. Moreover, Hurricane Sandy eroded only an average of 30 to 40 feet of coastline, and much of this sand is on the active profile and some will return. With nourished beaches in New Jersey typically 250 feet wide prior to Sandy, most of the sand remains to protect against future storms and draw tourists. of beaches, the U.S. should work to restore sand to beaches. For example, sand dredged as a part of navigation projects should always be returned to the littoral system. To not do so should be considered inconsistent with sound environmental practice. responses to sea level rise and other erosional causes. This argues strongly for improved monitoring both of nourished projects and areas where nourishment has not been carried out. Through monitoring, the availability of factual data will guide coastal communities in their selection of appropriate long-term pathways for the preservation of our nations shorelines. Shore & Beach is a peer-reviewed technical journal on coastal management and science published quarterly since 1933 by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association. A searchable index is online at www.asbpa.org. 1975-2019 periwinkle way ShopOnSanibel.com Something for Everyone To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213

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5 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 rf ntbnr nnrrr tb nrf f rff bnbf nrrrrrfrf frntbffb ttr brrr r Shell Museum Closed Until October 7 For Renovations The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum will be closed to the public beginning Saturday, September 21 through Sunday, October 6. It will reopen at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 7. During this time, hurricane glass is being installed in windows above the Great Hall and the collections area to protect important shell collections and exhibits. The lobby is also being renovated to make it more welcoming and enhance visitors experience. For more information about the museum and hours, visit the www.shellmuseum. org, or call 395-2233. The lobby of the shell museum

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INSIDE CITY HALL Independently Owned And Operated COPYRIGHT 2013 Island Sun USPS 18: Bulk Rate permit paid for at Sanibel, Florida, 33957 Postmaster: Send change of address to Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957 Published every Friday for the people and visitors of Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Distribution: 10,000 12,000 per week (seasonal). Mailed free to Sanibel and Captiva residents every Friday. Subscription prices: Third Class U.S. $50 one year, $25 six months (Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery). First Class U.S. $115 one year, six months $58 (Allow 3-5 days for delivery). Prices include state sales tax. Send subscription requests to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. The Island Sun will correct factual errors or matters of emphasis and interpretation that appear in news stories. Readers with news, tips, comments or questions, please call (239) 395-1213, or write to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. FAX number: (239) 395-2299. E-mail: press@islandsunnews.comRead Us Online: www.IslandSunNews.comContributing WritersKimberley Berisford Constance Clancy, ED.D. Suzy Cohen Marcia Feeney Ed Frank Max Friedersdorf Priscilla Friedersdorf Jim George Shelley Greggs Bryan Hayes Dr. Dave Hepburn Craig R. Hersch Tanya Hochschild Jane Vos Hogg Shirley Jewell Audrey Krienen Patricia Molloy Cindy Malszycki Marge Meek Capt. Matt Mitchell Gerri Reaves Ph.D. Di Saggau Karen L. Semmelman Jeanie Tinch Mark Bird Westall PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED WITH LOW-RUB, SOYBEAN INK Co-PublishersLorin Arundel & Ken RasiAdvertising George BeleslinGraphic Arts & ProductionSarah Crooks Kris See Ann ZiehlReportersJeff Lysiak Anne MitchellISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 20136 City Council Roundupby A nne MitchellThe Sanibel City Council met on Tuesday and took the following action: dent Ted Tyson to co-sponsor with the Sanibel-Captiva Veterans Support Group an event honoring veterans on the 70th anniversary of D-Day, on June 6, 2014; ateness for the alteration and restoration of historic Shore Haven and its caretaker cottage in the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village; back on October 1 with local prefer ence criteria for city bidding procedures. This stems from bid for a Ford truck this spring from a Charlotte County dealer that came in just $12 lower than the bid of a Lee County vendor. Under existing criteria, the lowest bid must be honored. Council opted to look into new criteria that allows Lee County businesses within 5 percent of the low bid to be selected. public hearing on a plan to reduce building permit fees by 25 percent as part of an ongoing plan to stimulate island business. Island Golf Courses Get A nnual Gradesby A nne MitchellSanibels three golf courses recently received their annual report cards from the city regarding their management practices relating to water quality. The Sanctuary Golf Club earned 64 out of 65 points, for a score of 98 per cent and a 7 percent improvement since 2011, making it in full compliance with the citys recommendations. The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club earned 60.5 out of 65 points, for a score of 93 percent and a 30 percent improvement since 2011. The Dunes is also in full compliance. Sanibel Island Golf Club (formerly Beachview Golf and Tennis Club) earned 35 out of 65 points, for a score of 54 percent and a 3 percent decrease since 2011, making it not in compliance with the city. However, the council should not be too concerned about the Sanibel Island Golf Clubs score, said Holly Milbrandt, acting director of the natural resources department. The club changed management in 2012, she said. Also, Despite the score, we are very encouraged by the conversations we have had with the owners. They are seeking our advice on how they can improve the score. We expect them to improve it quickly over the next couple of years, she added. Vice Mayor Doug Congress noted, (The owners) were pros at The Sanctuary, so they know what they are doing. Collaboration between the homeowners association and The Dunes has resulted in some outside-the-box enhancements to water quality there, said Milbrandt. She also noted that the report card program is voluntary. S egway Tours Get October 1 Hearingby A nne MitchellAn ordinance that would allow for an expansion of Segway guided tours will get a public hearing at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1 before the Sanibel City Council. The ordinance refers to EPAMDs (electric personal assistive mobility devices) rather than Segways. City Attorney Ken Cuyler said thats because Segway is a trade name. Though the law is general, it applies specifically to Billy Kirkland, whose business offers Segway tours. He wants to expand his tour offerings. If its approved, he would be able to add an Historical Village tour and an Historic Cemetery route to the existing Bailey Road tour, all starting from Billys Bikes at 1509 Periwinkle Way. But first, he would have to apply to the planning commission for a conditional use permit under the new ordinance. Sanibel has strict conditions under which Segways can be operated. They cannot be rented out, but can be used on approved routes. Most, if not all, of the five city council members seem to favor the expansion, and its supported by the Sanibel Bicycle Club. However, a number of islanders have opposed it due to safety concerns and other issues. Kirkland has been operating the tours virtually incident-free for about eight years. Rec Center Fee Hike A pprovedby A nne MitchellUsers of Sanibel Recreation Center will pay a little more starting in October when new fees go into effect. For example, residents annual fee goes from $125 to $150 and the daily admission will go from $3.50 to $4. For families, the annual rate goes from $175 to $200 and the daily rate from $5 to $6. N on-resident rates will increase by similar amounts and adjustments will be made for groups, parties and facility rentals. The increase is to enhance cost recovery, according to a memo from Recreation Director Andrea Miller. She said the last across the board fee change was in 2008. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213

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7 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 American Legion Post 123 NewsOn Sunday, September 15, American Legion Post 123 will serve corned beef and cabbage from 1 to 8 p.m. The following Sunday, September 22, barbecue ribs and chicken will be served from 1 to 8 p.m. Nine-ball pool tournaments continue every Monday at 6 p.m. throughout the summer. Texas Hold em is played Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. New players are welcome but must be American Legion members. Every Friday, Post 123 serves a sixounce ribeye steak sandwich all day. 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. Hortoons Lazy Flamingo, Inc. 6520-C Pine Avenue Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-5353 Lazy Flamingo 3, Inc. 16501 Stringfellow Rd Bokeelia, FL 33922 239-283-5959 Lazy Flamingo 2, Inc. 1036 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-6939 Lazy Flamingo 4, Inc. 12951 McGregor Blvd. Ft. Myers, FL 33919 239-476-9000 We have the NFL Ticket Package and the BIG TEN Network 25 TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL10% off every day the whole month of September (S ) Lets SHOP Till We Drop Enjoy a meal with us in our French Cafe atmosphere.Dine inside or out. Youll love our pet-friendly outdoor patio! To advertise in the Island Sun call 395-1213

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 20138 Sundial Labor Day Prize Winners AnnouncedChristine Kitchen of Sanibel and Sander Heijbroek of Lake Forest, Illinois were selected as winners of a complimentary weekend for two at Sanibel Beach Resort & Spa as the finale for the resorts Sanibel Summerfest promotion, held on Labor Day. The winners were selected from hundreds of ballots collected during the summer. Christine and Brian Kitchen are from Ontario and live part time on Sanibel. She is a registered nurse and he works for a petroleum company. During a recent Sanibel visit, she had lunch at Sundials Sea Breeze Caf, completing the entry form for the contest. When informed that she had won a complimentary weekend at the resort she said, We love the Sundial resort and are delighted they have opened up new restaurants for the public. The food we had was terrific, by the way. We plan to take our friends and visiting guests there again and again. Food and beverage gift certificate winners who received their prizes in person included: Lloyd Sowers from Tampa, Lisa Reim from Long Island, New York, and Bhuvan Satyaketu from Margate, Florida. Guests dined poolside at Turtles Beach & Pool Bar at an all-you-can-eat barbecue beach buffet as Danny Morgans Apple Butter Band kept guests singing along with country western music. Sundials food and beverage amenities were recently opened to the public for the first time in five years as Mariner Services Management assumed management of the resorts common areas in June. Jonovan Bennett selects the winner of the Sanibel Summerfest vacation with food and beverage manager Paul Cuppy as Danny Morgan looks on Teri McNamara of Haworth, New Jersey was presented a Sundial gift certificate by the resorts food and beverage director Paul Cuppy Jonovan Bennett, Jessica Mascolos and Sean Musa of West Palm Beach, Robin and Pete Bennett, Nicole Wessels and Jacob Bennett Lisa Reim of Long Island, New York, another gift certificate winner, with Paul Cuppy CHILDRENS EDUCATION CENTER OF THE ISLANDS350 Casa Ybel Road, Sanibel Island Celebrating 39 Years of Dedication to Education FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN LIMITED SPACE IS AVAILABLE FOR AGES 2 5 YEARS OLD FLORIDA VOLUNTARY PREKINDERGARTEN PROVIDER CONTACT: JANA YATES, DIRECTOR(239) 472-4538Se habla Espaol MUSIC LESSONSJennifer ValiquettePrivate Instruction on Piano, Saxophone, & Flute Sanibel and Fort Myers Danny Morgan and the Apple Butter Band performed foot stompin music for Labor Day guests

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9 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013A n Inside L ook At Wildlife R ecovery 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 hour-long presentation, visitors will see numerous photos of current and past patients, with commentary by Claudia Burns, a veteran clinic volunteer. The next CROW Picture Show is on Friday, September 27 at 11 a.m. in the CROW Healing Winds Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for teens, free for members and children 12 and under. The fee includes the presentation, plus the opportunity to explore the hospitals hands-on educational facility and become familiar with CROWs efforts to save wildlife through compassion, care and education. For more information, call 472-3644 ext. 228 or visit www.crowclinic.org. tN oahs A rk T hrift S hop T o R eopenCustomers will be welcomed back to Noahs Ark Thrift Shop on Tuesday, October 1, their opening day for the fall season. After being closed for six weeks for cleaning and restocking, store hours will be 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays during the month of October. Beginning in November, new hours begin Monday through Friday and the first Saturday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will continue throughout the winter months until May. Donations may be left at back dock at any time. Noahs Ark Thrift Shop is located at 2304 Periwinkle Way in back of St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. B lessing Of T he A nimals T o Be Held October 5Whether you are caring for a dog, a cat or a llama, St. Michael and All Angels Church invites you and your beloved pet to take part in the annual Blessing of the Animals on the porch on Saturday, October 5 at 10 a.m. This ancient tradition in honor of St. Francis is one St. Michaels congregants hold close to their hearts. There will be treats for humans and other creatures as well. St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church is located at 2304 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. For more information, call 472-2173. Baby bobcat being fed photos courtesy of CROW Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy & Pilates Phone # 239-395-5858 7am-9pm 7 days a week (Summer hours vary) 239-395-1919Hours: 8am-5pm Monday-Saturday Phone # 239-472-5777 Showroom Hours: 8am-4pm Monday-Friday Phone # 239-472-1101Administrative Ofces & Classrooms Phone # 239-472-9700 Conveniently located on Periwinkle Way across from Sanibel Community Park BOAT RENTALS 472-5800 Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201310 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. Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor Sunday Worship Services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel Serivce, 10 a.m. Full Service, with Sunday School and Nursery Care provided. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Masses 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 Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector Saturday Eucharist 5 p.m. Sunday Eucharist 9:30 a.m. Tuesday Morning Prayer 9 a.m. Wednesday Healing Eucharist 9 a.m. 1st Wednesday of the month 6 p.m. service followed by Potluck Supper. Sunday School beginning October 6. For more information call: 472-2173 or www.saintmichaelssanibel.org UNIT ARIAN UNIVERSALISTS OF THE ISLANDS: Meets on the first Sunday of each month from December through April at the Sanibel Congregational Church, 2050 Periwinkle Way at 5 p.m. A pot luck is held at a members home on the third Sunday of each month. For more information call 433-4901 or email ryi139@aol.com. Theological Studies Program Resumes In OctoberThe Wednesday Theological Studies program will begin Wednesday, October 23 at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ. The church has been invited to be a test site for a new curriculum called Sacred Place, Sacred Role. The curriculum focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Participants will have an opportunity to provide an evaluation at the end of the course, which will be used by the developers to make any final adjustments. Pre-registration will be necessary for this course as study books will be procured for each participant. Forms will be available in the Sunday bulletin and online beginning in late September. The program will run October 23 through November 20 at 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. in Fellowship Hall (identical sessions). The church is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way. Sunday Seminar Series Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ presents Embracing Emergence Christianity, an exploration of the current state of the Christian church. What does the future hold for Christianity? Will the church of your grandchildren look like todays church? Will there even be church? Using video materials featuring Phyllis Tickle, noted author and commentator on the state of faith, these and other vital questions will be examined from a historical perspective. The 9 a.m. Sunday seminars have begun and will run through October 6 in Heron Hall. The church is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way. Tuesday Morning Bible StudyThe Tuesday morning Bible study class will resume October 15 at 10 a.m. at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ. The class will focus in the coming year on the Gospel of Mark. This oldest of the gospels features a brisk style and served as the basis for both Luke and Matthew. Participants do not need any prior experience in Biblical study and are encouraged to bring their own Bible. Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ is at 2050 Periwinkle Way. Presented by Sunday, November 10th 32nd Island Winds CoiffuresHAIR SALON FOR WOMEN & MEN "Let us Pamper You!"LINDA MARISA JEANNE JOSEPHINE FEATURING FACIAL THREADING BY JOSEPHINE( ) NEW CUSTOMERS ALWAYS WELCOME! Open Monday Saturday www.threecraftyladies.com Find us on WE WILL PAY YOUR TOLL!!!Spend $55 and bring us your toll receipt for a full refund!

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201312 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 HOUR5 7 p.m. Nightly in the lounge1/2 Price DrinksCall & Well Liquor, Draft Beer Selections, Select House Wine Across from CVS in Palm Ridge PlaceTUE.SAT 4PM CLOSECALL AHEAD 472-2555~ OPEN ~ Mon. 7am-3pm Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 7am-8pm Fri & Sat. 7am-8pm Sun. Seasonal ONE LARGE 16 CHEESE PIZZA & 10 WINGS $17.99VALID FROM 4-8PM PICK-UP ONLY. TOPPINGS EXTRA, $1 EACH. NOT VALID WITH OTHER COUPONS OR OFFERS. LIMIT 1 COUPON PER CUSTOMER. EXPIRES 09-27-13COME IN AND TRY ONE OF OUR FAMOUS SANDWICHESWE SERVE BOARS HEAD MEAT! Sanibel Deli & CoffeeF A C T O R Y NOW SERVING SOFT SERVE FROZEN YOGURT & ICE CREAM Performing Arts Car Wash FundraiserThe Sanibel Middle School performing arts students will hold a car wash fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29 at The Sanibel School from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the middle school performing arts program to help underwrite costumes, props, sets and other expenses for the upcoming production of Willy Wonka Jr. Make plans to have your car washed to support local students love for the performing arts. This is a PTA-sponsored event and will be parent supervised. League Of Women Voters MeetingLee County Government will be the topic of the League of Women Voters next Educational Program Meeting on Saturday, October 5 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 12600 University Drive in Fort Myers. The public is welcome to attend. Denise Sabatini will provide an overview of Lee County Government Agencies and LeeGROWS (Government Resource and Orientation Workshop Series), a program designed to help the public understand what happens behind the scenes of county government. Following the presentation, league leadership will discuss the leagues commitment to informed and active participation in government, how it works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and ways to influence public policy through education and advocacy. Cost to attend the breakfast is $15. Reservations should be made by October 2 by calling 278-1032 or by e-mailing lwvlee@yahoo.com. For more information, contact the League of Women Voters of Lee County at 2781032. Treasures Needed For Art ProjectThe Sanibel Schools Seahorse Dream is a not-for-profit fundraising public art project featuring a five-foot tall seahorse designed by local artists to help build the new Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. Bank of the Islands has sponsored the school to design the statue since the seahorse is the school mascot. You can help by donating glass beads, shells, ceramic tiles, broken plates with designs on them, fossils, etc. They should have a flat surface and be a quarter-inch in width and height. The seahorse will be permanently displayed in the front of the school. There will be a box for donations in the front office. Sunday SchoolAnother exciting year for children in grades Pre-k to 4 begins at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church on Sunday, October 6 at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School teacher Donnalee Washburns carefully planned lessons and activities use all of children senses, creativity and life stories to help them better understand the stories of scripture and strengthen their young and deepening faith journeys. To register for Sunday School contact the church office at 472-2173. St. Michael & All Angels is located at 2304 Periwinkle Way. 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 Summer Happy Hour Daily 4:30-62 For 1 Glasses Of House Wine or Bottle Beer HAPPY HOUR ITALIAN TAPAS APPETIZERS STARTING AT $5TASTE OF THE ISLANDS IRON CHEF WINNERVOTED BEST CHEFBEST OF THE ISLANDS AWARD (HAPPY HOUR CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY OTHER PROMOTION OR DISCOUNT VOUCHERTIP AND TAX ARE NOT INCLUDED) Kara KC Cuscaden is pleased to announce the birth of her third grandchild and first granddaughter, Maya Aurelia Cuscaden Cobeta. Her proud parents, Joshua and Belen, and two brothers, currently reside in Quito, Ecuador. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT Maya Aurelia Cuscaden Cobeta Read us online at IslandSunNews.com

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13 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 Trailways Camp For S pecial N eeds A dults To Be Held October 7 To 11The Robert V. & Benjamin G. Miller Fund, along with Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida is currently accepting applications for its Trailways Camp. The camp, which will be held at Riverside Retreat in LaBelle, will run October 7 to 11. Applicants should have a desire to make lifelong friends, sing songs around a campfire, and experience all the fun that comes along with camping in the great outdoors! Our vision when we created the Robert V. and Benjamin G. Miller Fund was to honor our sons by developing camp experiences that turn life into living for adults with disabilities, said Sharon Miller, of the Robert V. & Benjamin G. Miller Fund. We are filled to the brim with peace and satisfaction when we see the joy and hear the laughter of our campers. The session will include fishing, campfire roasts, swimming, a talent show and more. Many of our campers have never flown a kite, held a fishing rod, danced on stage, or won an award in their lives, said Jesi Cason, camp counselor and skills trainer at Goodwill. At camp, everyone gets a chance to create unforgettable experiences and make lifelong friendships with people who understand what it is like to have a disability. The Trailways Camp mission is to remove the social isolation often felt by people with disabilities by providing opportunities for fun, friends and support. Through outdoor activities, group exercises, crafts and more, campers have the opportunity to develop recreational skills and build relationships. An act as simple as sitting down for a meal with friends, or roasting marshmallows over a campfire can, and has, changed lives for people who otherwise would not have the opportunity, explained Cason. The campers will always remember the feeling of accomplishment and acceptance they experience. For more information regarding Trailways Camp, visit www.goodwillswfl.org/trailwayscamp/ or contact Jesi Cason at 357-3623. Special Equestrians are a part of the Trailways Camp experi ence www.SynergySportswear.com Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201314 Great September Fishing Action Continuesby Capt. Matt MitchellThe brown water of summer continues in the sound. Personally, I think this whole water situation is being blown way out of proportion. We have not seen any fish kills and the amount of bait and life in the sound is amazing. We do need a long-term solution for these huge water releases from Lake O but unlike what is reported all over the local evening news, fishing right now is as good as it gets. Talk to anyone who spends time out on the water and the reports are all the same: fishing action is awesome. This is the first time in five to six years we have had our regular summertime rainfall amount. Even without any major water releases from the lake, our water in the sound would still be its usual summer brown color. This color comes every year from the tannin-stained run-off out of the mangroves along with the mixing of fresh and saltwater from the rain. Really black colored sweetwater is found all summer long in Charlotte Harbor and in the Everglades. Its all part of a south Florida regular rainy season cycle. If we have a drier than usual summer our water is clearer than it is right now. Redfish are everywhere. The calm days we have had make spotting schools of hungry redfish in shallow open water during lower tides a much more common thing. These mostly over-the-slot breeder sized redfish will continue to school up through October. Often these schools can be fast moving and trying to get the boat out in front of them for a shot can be a little tough. Often these schooling reds will cross a shallow water bar that you simply cannot get to and once they drop off into the deeper water you lose sight of them. Take your time when you locate a school and try to quietly get out in their projected path. Watching the bait scatter as these redfish stampede over a shallow bar is an awesome sight. Look for these fish to appear anytime soon on a bar or flat near you. High water redfish action has also been going off. I have been finding mangrove shorelines with the wind and tide working in the same direction. If you dont have a fish hooked up in five minutes, keep moving until you find them. Once you locate these fish its amazing so see how many redfish can be lying under one little mangrove overhang. One such place I found them this week during the first hour of the falling tide was on the long outer mangrove shoreline of Tarpon Bay. For about an hour, just about every live bait flipped up to the shoreline got eaten. Redfish would often chase the live baits up to the surface making for a great-to-see visual strike. If one redfish would miss the bait another one would hit it a few seconds later. These reds ranged in size from 22 to 30 inches. We had many double hook-ups; as one fish was brought boatside, another two or three would often follow it up. This past week the amount of tarpon showing up around the bay and on the beaches has been crazy. While catching bait north of Chino Island at sunrise this week, I had rolling tarpon just about bouncing off the boat. This has been an early morning calm water bite with these fish disappearing by mid-morning. Tarpon are packing on the pounds before they migrate out of our area come the first cold front of fall. They eat much more freely than our much more documented pre-spawn spring push of fish. With calm conditions and light winds fishing these tarpon can be as good s tarpon action will ever get, Add to that you often will have these fish all to yourself as it seems there are very few other boats targeting tarpon right now. All it takes is a large live pinfish or threadfin presented under a float out in front of these rolling fish. Make the right cast and hold on. With very few boats on the water this month just about everything moves at what seems like a slower pace. If youre looking for a little faster pace, go fishing. Dont buy into the brown water Lake O hype. Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions email captmattmitchell@aol.com. Send Us Your Fish TalesThe Island Sun would like to hear from anglers about their catches. Send us details including tackle, bait and weather conditions, date of catch, species and weight, and include photographs with identification. Drop them at the Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, or email to islandsuncity@aol.com; or call Anne Mitchell at 395-1213. Molly Potter from Orlando with an over-the-slot-size redfish caught and released while fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. 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15 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 Plant SmartFiddlers Spurgeby Gerri ReavesFiddlers spurge (Poinsettia heterophylla) is native to Florida and much of the western hemisphere, particularly the tropics and sub-tropics. Mexican fireplant is another of its many other common names. This herb, usually considered a weed, crops up in fields, on roadsides, in disturbed sites and other uncultivated areas. Short-lived and upright with branched stems, it can reach up to three feet tall. All plants parts exude a milky latex sap that can be very irritating to the skin. Unlike its relative, the native paintedleaf (Poinsettia cyathophora), also a widespread native, it does not have red at the base of the upper leaves. Fiddlers spurges leaves can vary in shape, with the upper ones paler green at the bases. As is the case with the various poinsettia species, these leaves are often mistaken for the flowers. The actual flowers are the petal-less yellow-green clusters that appear at the tips of the branches. One female flower is surrounded by several male ones. Fiddlers spurge is a nectar plant for native butterflies and a host plant for the Ello Sphinx silkmoth. The plant easily spreads by seed. Sources: plantbook.org and weeds. org.au. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, low-maintenance South Florida landscape. A wasp explores Fiddlers spurge flowers Fiddlers spurge is one of several poinsettias native to Florida photos by Gerri Reaves 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 S D Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Winner Seven Continuous Years Lunch & Dinner 472-8138 SANIBEL MARINA SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201316 Fishing Tournament Gives Anglers A Chance To Win New Hobie KayakThe winner of the 2013 Calusa Blueway Fishing Tournament will nab a Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12 fishing kayak, courtesy of Hobie and Estero River Outfitters at the annual event scheduled for November 2. Cash prizes will also be available to those who place in the tournament. Rapidly becoming the premier tournament in Southwest Florida, the catch-andrelease fishing tournament is expected to draw 75 anglers to Lee County waterways as part of the Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival along the shores of Southwest Florida. This year, the Lee County Parks & Recreation event features a one-day competition for anglers who catch and release snook, redfish, seatrout and other species. All fishing must occur on Lee County waterways. The November 1 captains meeting is at Anglers Inn in Matlacha, with refreshments from Berts Bar & Grill. The weigh-in happens on November 2 at Pineland Marina. The first place finisher will win a Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12, along with accessories for the kayak, which has a retail value of more than $3,000. The Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12 is compact and versatile, equipped with features such as vantage seating, under-seat tackle storage, horizontal storage for four rods and a livewell-ready cargo area. The secondplace winner will receive $500, based on 50 participants. The thirdplace angler gets $300, with the fourth-place winner getting $150, and the fifth-place winner earning $50. Fishing to win this Hobie kayak or a cash prize should amp up competition, Festival Coordinator Jesse Lavender said. The Calusa Blueway trail and Southwest Florida waters are among the finest in the U.S. for kayak fishing. We are grateful to Estero River Outfitters for its support of the sport and the tournament. Tournament proceeds benefit the Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism, which is hosting the event with assistance from Florida Sea Grant, Lee County Parks & Recreation and Calusa Blueway volunteers. Florida SEE is excited to be hosting this tournament for the fifth year running, said Joy Hazell, Lee Countys Sea Grant agent and the Florida SEE tournament liaison. The fishing happens during the 2013 Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival, which features demonstrations, instruction, speakers, guided paddles and evening entertainment throughout the first weekend in November in nearby Fort Myers. Returning this year is a streamlined online registration site for anglers, who pay a $60 fee to compete. Go to www.floridasee.org and click on Blueway Festival under the Events/Registration tab. For more information, contact Lavender at 533-7275 or jlavender@leegov.com, or Hazell at hazellje@leegov.com or 707-1267. Find festival and trail information on Facebook by searching Great Calusa Blueway or using this link: www.facebook.com/TheGreatCalusaBlueway. Or visit www. CalusaBluewayPaddlingFestival.com. To request trail maps be mailed to you, visit www.CalusaBlueway.com. Or download the Calusa Blueway smart-phone app at the Google Play or iTunes store. Bird Patrol At Bunche BeachExperience the Beautiful Birds of Bunche Beach with a bird patrol guide on Saturday, October 19 from 8 to 10 a.m. Bunche Beach is excellent for both migrant and resident waders and shorebirds working the mudflats at low tide due to the diversity of micro-invertebrates. Also seen may be waterfowl, raptors and warblers. Participants will meet on the beach located in South Fort Myers, off of Summerlin Road. Drive south of John Morris Road until it deadends. Provided in cooperation with Lee County Parks and Recreation, this event is free with the parking fee of $1 per hour (tour is approximately two hours long). Restrooms are available in the building at the first parking lot. Bring binoculars, sun protection, shoes that can get wet, a bottle of drinking water, your curiosity and a love of nature. For more information, call 707-3015 or visit www.birdpatrol.org. A PICTURE IS WORTH 1000 WORDS Chef Teh with our ever-changing selection of fresh local sh! B est Seafood!* Sushi & Sashimi Thursday & Fridays! 35 Years of Fresh Fish on Sanibel Island!*Best of the Islands Awards 2011-2012!NOW OPEN 11:30 am Saturday & Sunday Showing ALL THE GAMES! Fish Market Open at 11am Happy Hour Daily 4:00 6:00pm 10:00pm Midnight13 Dinners for $13 before 6pm 7 days 1200 Periwinkle Way (239) 472-1998 Full Liquor Sanibels Italian Kitchen $2.50 OFFPresent this ad to your server. Must be seated prior to 5:30 p.m. Not valid on Wine Wednesday or with any other coupon or discount. Expires 9/25/13The purchase of each adult entree. $8.00 OFF $25 or more. CHEFS SPECIALSScallop Carbonara T-bone Marsala

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CROW Case Of The Week Eastern Screech Owlby Patricia MolloyEerie. Haunting. These words are often used to describe the lowpitched trill of the eastern screech owl (Megascops asio). The unique avians also possess a large repertoire of vocalizations that includes rasps, barks, chuckles and whinnies. Their distinctive sounds are frequently used to set the mood in movie and television scenes. Ranging in size from 6.3 to 9.8 inches, eastern screech owls are one of the smallest species of owls in the world. Swooping down from a high perch under the cover of night, the superior hearing of these birds allows them to detect even the quietest movements of their tiny prey. Strictly nocturnal hunters, the owls are difficult to detect during daylight hours due to their habit of occupying old woodpecker holes and natural cavities of trees. On August 15, an eastern screech owl was admitted to CROW. Found on the side of a busy road, it was surmised that it was hit by a passing car. As a result of the accident, the rear of its left eye was torn, causing discoloration of the iris and enlargement of the pupil. More shockingly, air bubbles were visible in the eye. Dr. Heather has consulted with several ophthalmologists, as this is the first time in her lengthy career that she has seen eye bubbles. Neither I, nor any other ophthalmologist I spoke with, has seen (this), said the hospital director. While she fears that the owl may be permanently blinded in the affected eye, she feels certain that it can survive in the wild; eastern screech owls rely predominately on their keen sense of hearing for hunting. Dr. Heather has ordered another round of radiographs this week to determine how well the eye has healed during its stay at the wildlife clinic. We will then talk about getting him into a small flight cage to gauge his recovery. Once the injured patients strength and stamina have been fully restored, this magnificent owl with the bright yellow eyes will once again whinny and hoot under the cloak of darkness. With the continued, combined efforts of local agencies and concerned residents, Lee Countys native and migratory wildlife will continue to prosper. Never underestimate the difference that you, as an individual, can make to impact change. Start by volunteering your time or donating money to support CROW in its mission to rehabilitate sick, injured and abandoned wildlife for present and future generations to enjoy. 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. We Proudly Brew Tropial Outdoor Patio Seating Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow with our Famous Stone Crabs1/2 lb & Best Prices On The Planet Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages Come Try our NEW Cowlicious Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Sanibels Most Award Winning Restaurant LIVE Famous Stone Crabs Famous Stone Crabs Always Fresh ...Always! ...Always! with our with our Always Fresh ...Always Fun! Always Fresh ...Always Fun! This eastern screech owl, patient #2430, has suffered damage to its eye, possibly as a result of a car accident. Note the enlarged pupil and discoloration of its left eye. Eye bubbles were seen immediately upon intake of the patient photo courtesy of CROW17 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201318 Sea Turtle Nesting StatisticsThe Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) reports that sea turtle activity will begin to slow down on the beaches in the following weeks, although there are still plenty of nests. There are 54 nests left on the West End, 12 nests left on the East End and 18 nests left on Captiva. Following is the activity as of September 13 as well as the previous two years for comparison. As of September 13, 2013 Sanibel East: 56 nests, 116 false crawls*, 32 hatches Sanibel West: 292 nests, 397 false crawls, 173 hatches Captiva: 130 nests, 82 false crawls, 106 hatches Activity from September 13, 2012 Sanibel East: 69 nests, 145 false crawls, 9 hatches Sanibel West: 241 nests, 518 false crawls, 97 hatches Captiva: 117 nests, 173 false crawls, 35 hatches Activity from September 13, 2011 Sanibel East37 nests, 84 false crawls, 29 hatches Sanibel West240 nests, 361 false crawls, 157 hatches Captiva77 nests, 54 false crawls, 59 hatches *false crawl a failed nesting attempt If you have questions, or would like to know more about sea turtles on Sanibel, contact seaturtle@sccf.org or call SCCF at 472-2329. Loggerhead hatchling photo by J. Jones Since 1976 A Captiva Island Tradition Since 1976 Captivas Finest Waterfront Restaurant Come by Land.... or Come by Sea... Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com

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19 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 Celebrity Birders Return For Private Birding ToursNationally acclaimed bird authors, TV personalities and longtime Sanibel Island winter residents Don and Lillian Stokes will again contribute their time and expertise to lead two fundraising birders tram tours of JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on the morning of Friday, February 28. Wildlife Drive is normally closed on Fridays, meaning tour participants will have the birds and the Stokes to themselves. Lillian Stokes will speak about and demonstrate bird photography on one of the trams, while her husband, on a second tram, will focus on the principles of bird identification. Tarpon Bay Explorers, the refuges official recreation concession, will be donating the use of two trams. Together, they accommodate 80 passengers, so interested persons are encouraged to make reservations as soon as possible, because the Stokes past tram tours have filled up quickly. The Stokes have authored 32 books in their Stokes Field Guides series, including their new best-seller, The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America, and have hosted a birding television show for PBS. The Stokes are veteran birding experts recognized throughout the country, and they have a huge following, said Birgie Vertesch, executive director of the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge, which is organizing the tours. Thanks to their generosity and our partnership with Tarpon Bay Explorers, 100 percent of the proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit wildlife and education programs at the refuge. The cost for tour tickets is $75 each for a half-day tour that includes coffee and pastries in the Refuge Education Center starting at 7:30 a.m. and use of spotting scopes on the drive. To make reservations, email dingdarlingoffice@ yahoo.com or call 472-1100 ext. 233. Below is a schedule of special events planned by DDWS and the refuge for this fall and winter. For details, visit www. dingdarlingsociety.org. National Public Lands Day September 28 24th Annual Ding Darling Days October 20 to 26 Kids Fishing Derby November 9 Ladies-Only Holiday Shopping Happy Hour December 3 Volunteer Holiday Luncheon December 13 Men-Only Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Happy Hour December 23 Winter Refuge Programs January 5 to April 20 Bi-Weekly Wednesday Film Series January 8 to April 16 Weekly Friday Lecture Series January 17 to April 11 Second Annual Trailgate Party February 21 Stokes Birding Tour February 28 Volunteer Awards Luncheon February 28 To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566 or director@dingdarlingsociety.org. Don and Lillian Stokes Wines In The WildSCCFs porch and boardwalks will again be the setting for Wines In The Wild, an enchanted evening of good wine and good friends for a good cause, on Saturday, November 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. Greet returning friends and explore the foundation grounds while sampling a delicious array of food and wine. The SCCF Nature Center porch and boardwalks will be lit with holiday lights as guests move from one sampling station to the next. Tasty tidbits will complement the wines. Wines In The Wild will be held at the SCCF Nature Center, 3333 SanibelCaptiva Road on Sanibel. Please save the date and join us! Distinctl norris.com furniture that appeals to your heart... Sanibel 1025 Perwinkle Way Mon Sat. 10 5Evenings & Sundays by appointment 579.0412 Naples & Fort MyeLIMITED T IME SAVINGS ON SEL ECT I TEMS! $1199 $ 1199 COMPLETE DESIGNER CONDO PACKAGES STARTING AT

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201320 This cone shell was found on September 4 by Tammy Macy, here on vacation from Indianapolis, Indiana. She was shelling at Blind Pass during low tide. Macy said its one of her greatest finds 38 years of annual visits to Sanibel. Shell Found Tammy Macy Donation To Habitat For HumanityThe historic Island Inn continues its large scale refurbishment program, and this has provided a much needed donation of furniture and fixtures to Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties. A total of 22 guest rooms and suites are being renovated and completely redecorated during this phase of the Island Inn renovation project. The Island Inn wanted to make sure that the furniture was recycled to benefit the local community. As the donation was a very large one, the Island Inn chose Habitat for Humanity as the charity who could best distribute this donation to benefit Southwest Florida families and individuals in need, as part of its ReStore program. The contents of the 22 rooms were packed, loaded, and donated to Habitat for Humanity on September 3. The donation included appliances, furniture, countertops, beds and furnishings. Any time the inn can donate its manpower and resources to benefit a large number of families, particularly local families here in Southwest Florida, we are going to make the extra effort to contribute, said Chris Davison, general manager at the Island Inn. Habitat for Humanity is such a great local organization and we are thrilled to donate the contents of our newly renovated guest rooms to this charity. Two Men And A Truck, a local company who donated their time and truck to assist with the transport, are pictured with Donna Marie Clavin and David Rivera of Habitat For Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties Taste Of The Islands Returning On November 10Save the date Sunday, November 10 for Sanibel Islands most fun and delicious gathering, CROWs 32nd annual Taste of the Islands. The Taste of the Islands Committee is gearing up for another exciting event this year. This years event will be held at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy live music, face painting and a variety of dishes from more than 20 restaurants that will be serving up tasty fare from their menus. Restaurants that have already committed to join us include Blue Giraffe, Cips Place, East End Deli/Sanibel Caf, Gramma Dots, Lazy Flamingo USA, Matzaluna Italian Restaurant, Rosies Caf & Grille, Sanibel Deli, Sanibel Fish House and The Timbers. Presenting Sponsor Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, is delighted to be returning for the 2013 event. They are joined this year by Gold Sponsor Coral Veterinary Clinic, Friend Sponsors Linda and Wayne Boyd, Doug and Sherry Gentry, LCEC and Donna and John Schubert, Supporting Sponsor Baileys General Store, Barrier Island Title Services, Inc., Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc., Heidrick & Co. Insurance, Sysco and Tween Waters Inn. CROW is still lining up sponsors and restaurants. For more information, contact James Robinson, CROWs Development Director, at 472-3644 ext. 221 or jrobinson@crowclinic org. Corner of Periwinkle & Tarpon Bay Road in the Baileys Plaza (239) 395-1263 for reservations or take-out LIVE ENTERTAINMENTFriday, September 20th Roy Schneider & Kim MayfieldFriday, September 27th Slow DealEvery Thursday Karaoke Ladies Night-SaturdaysFree Jukebox9pm-12am 1/2 Price Drinks for LadiesTil We Run Out* Every Tuesday Nite $18 Prime Rib* Every Wednesday Nite $18 Snow Crab Legs* Every Thursday Nite $15 Pasta Special* Lunch, Dinner & Late Night Menu Only All Day Happy Hour on the Island Outdoor Seating Get Ready for Some Football Get Ready for Some Football

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201322 The nest relaxation treatments from around the planet have been brought to Southwest Florida.Call 239.333.1450 or visit www.AssuageCenters.comGET TO KNOW US OPENING SPECIALAssuage Signature Massage, Assuage Signature Facial, And Make-up Application.Special Price: $185 (reg. $215) rf ntbnrr bb bb rtttn Loved this restaurant. Fantastic experience. Food was exceptionally amazing. Service was outstanding. TripAdvisor Member, May 2013 Soda Goes Freestyle At Baileysby Anne MitchellWhats your favorite soda flavor? Cant decide? At Baileys General Store, you dont have to you can have them all, or as many as you can fit into a cup. Baileys recently added a Coke Freestyle machine near the deli that offers more than a hundred combinations of flavors using the brands in the CocaCola family. That includes Powerade, Barqs, Hi-C, Minute Maid, Seagrams, Dasani, Coca-Cola, Fanta, Dr. Pepper and Mello Yello. Choose your basic soda or soft drink, leaving room for the additions you fancy. Perhaps it will be lemonade with a dash of ginger and a smidgeon of lime, or try root beer with orange Fanta. The logos come up on the touch screen and another button dispenses the drink, whether it be a little or a lot. Shirley Bliss from Virginia recently tried it with the help of Gary Rister, facility manager. She opted for ginger ale with a shot of raspberry ginger ale and pronounced it, Delicious. A very unusual flavor, adding, Wait until I tell them back home. The Coke Freestyle drinks come in small, medium and large, priced at $1.59, $1.79 and $1.99, respectively. Kayla McCurry demonstrates the new Coke Freestyle machine at Baileys General Store Academy Of Lifelong Learning At Shell Point Offers October Art ClassesThe Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point welcomes to its Fall Academy instructor Dorothy Magen, M.Ed., presenting two art classes. Magen will present Matisse and Picasso two great 20th century giants who were both rivals and friends. Learn about their influence on the world of art that continues today in two sessions on Thursdays, October 3 and 10 from 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. in the Social Center on the Island at Shell Point. Magen will also present Caravaggio: The Man, The Art, The Mind, which focuses on one of the most important artists in 17th century Italy. Who was this man a dear friend of the Cardinals of the church, much in demand for his religious paintings, or a dangerous criminal, street fighter and murderer? Examine the work and mysterious behavior of this famous painter on Thursday, October 17 from 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. in the Social Center on the Island at Shell Point. Tickets for each session are $10, and seating is limited. To reserve your space and purchase a ticket, call 489-8472. Vase of Sunflowers by Matisse

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The variety of dining options on Sanibel and Captiva just keeps getting better. For their size, the islands offer an extensive culinary array all making the most of the areas fresh and abundant seafood and local produce. Youll find everything from burgers to barbecue, bistro style, Italian, Mexican, American, classic deli fare, organic, vegan, gluten-free, caf food and Caribbean. In this column, each week you will be able to stay updated on our local dining establishments and what theyre offering and get the scoop on the island dining scene, whether its fine or casual, take-out or frozen desserts.23 ISLAND SS UN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 RESTAURANTS Sara Cobine, a server at the Lazy Flamingo Chips Sanibel Steakhouse has many great options for locals and tourists alike. It is open seven nights a week with daily happy hour from 5 to 6 p.m., featuring two-for-one drinks and $4.95 appetizers. For early diners, theres a three-course prix fixe menu for $35 including a cocktail. In addition to an updated wine list, seasonal house-infused liquors such as strawberry-jalapeo tequila, blood orange vodka and cucumber gin are available. The menu features steaks and seafood, including a six-ounce filet mignon topped with jumbo lump crabmeat finished with Hollandaise and served with of asparagus and choice of potato; Parmesan-crusted seabass served with mushroom risotto and finished with a creamy dill sauce. Save room for dessert though, because whether you are a chocolate lover or Key lime pie fan, Chips has something for every sweet tooth. CHIPS SS ANIBEL SS TEAKHOUSE BAILEYS GENERAL STOREBaileys General Store has a full deli, bakery, daily lunch specials, take out and catering for cook-outs, picnics and parties. This is the oldest supermarket on the islands, established long before a causeway linked Sanibel to the mainland. The bakery has freshly made donuts, scones and breads. The deli offers a variety of hot foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as catering services for special events. Services include shopping for your groceries and delivering them to your home or vacation destination. If you are on a gluten-free diet, pick up the extensive list of gluten-free products near the entrance to the supermarket. The Coffee Bar at Baileys serves espresso based drinks, hot chocolate, smoothies and specialty coffees. BLUE GIRAFFEBlue Giraffe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. This restaurant offers casual island dining seven days a week from a menu featuring fresh local seafood, chowders, salads and steaks. Besides dessert choices, you can get hand-dipped Edys Grand Ice Cream. Dine outside on the boardwalk or inside at handpainted tables decorated by a local artist, or sit at the full liquor bar for a mixed drink, glass of wine or cold beer. GE PP PETTO'S BB EA cC H FF OODIESThe little market on the east end of Sanibel offers grab and go beach cuisine. The breakfast menu includes sweet and savory croissants, three-cheese egg tartans, muffins and cakes, key lime tarts, cookies and macarons. Seasonal lunch and light dinners include sandwiches prepared on your choice of freshly baked artisan breads, NYC bakery style pizza, stromboli, pasta, salads, Foodie Dogs and now introducing the Foodie Knish. Daily sweets include Pinocchios Original Italian Ice Cream to accompany Cuban roasted coffee drinks, espresso, latte, cappuccino and teas. New to the menu is the GBF London Fog drink. Geppettos accommodates small catering events, brunches, family gatherings and beach picnics. Bakery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ice cream, frozen yogurt, gelato and sorbet is served until 9 p.m. GRAMMA DOTSGramma Dots, the only dockside dining on Sanibel, offers a lunch and dinner menu seven days a week from Sanibels only Seaside Saloon where you can leisurely dine at the Sanibel Marina in view of luxury yachts and modest fishing boats and watch the comings and goings of seagoing folk and fishermen. The menu features a full line of only fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches and more. Appropriate dress is required. If youre arriving by boat, check in with dockmaster for a lunch slip, monitor VHF 16. You can tie up for a night or two at the available dockage if you wish. Gramma Dots is open daily at 11:30 a.m. For dinner, arrive before 8 p.m. ILIL CIELOI lL Cielo features eclectic fine dining as well as the more casual Cloud 9 Grille. The happy-hour menu includes specially priced appetizers and drink specials from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and patrons can enjoy appetizers priced at $6 each and two-for-one drink specials on all domestic bottled beer, well drinks and house wine selections. A three-course $35 per person price-fixed menu, complete with one bottle of house wine per couple, is available Tuesday through Thursday evenings from 5 to 6 p.m. In addition to the two dining areas, Il Cielos interior also allows space separate from the main dining room for private functions or community events as well as outdoor patio dining. Il Cielo features a full liquor bar with a wide selection of wines as well as homemade desserts. ILIL TESOROIl Tesoro serves authentic Italian food with the taste and feel of a Tuscan holiday, according to owner Chef AJ Black. He infuses flavors from the old world to the new world of cooking using only fresh seasonal ingredients to bring his dishes to life. Daily specials focus on pairing authentic meals with a bold array of fine Italian wines. Il Tesoro is offering a $25 per person prix fixe 3-course menu for two before 6 p.m. through September. Bottles of house wine are two-for-the-price of one from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and happy hour appetizers are $5. A special Italian tapas (or small plate) menu is available as well. Two-for-one wine and beer is served during happy hour from 5 to 6 p.m. when you present the coupon from the Island Suns Sun Dollars coupon book. Il Tesoro (The Treasure) serves dinner seven nights a week from 5 to 10 p.m. GREEN FLASHThe Green Flash has marvelous waterfront views of Captivas bayside and Pine Island Sound. The Green Flash was built on the site of the historic Timmys Nook, opened in 1950. Fittingly, seafood dominates the menu, although other options are offered as well. The Green Flash is easily navigable by boat and is located southwest of Marker 38 on the Intracoastal Waterway. Hours are daily from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for lunch and 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. for dinner. GREAT WHITE GRILLThe Great White Grill is a sports bar featuring 29 beers on tap and a good wine list. Its home of The Steel Curtain Pizza and has Mexican Night Tuesdays. Theres free pizza delivery too. The Great White carries the Baseball Package for sports enthusiasts and has arcade games for kids of all ages. The regular menu includes hand-cast fresh dough pizza, wings, fries, chicken fingers, salads, gyros, sandwiches and burgers. Check out the Pittsburgh Salad, which consists of grilled chicken, French fries, cheddar cheese, cucumbers, tomatoes and onions on a bed of lettuce. GREENHOUSE GRILLThe Greenhouse Grill welcomes you with a quaint and charming ambiance and serves the classic flavors of Italy and the Mediterranean. A staple of the island for over a decade, the Greenhouse focuses on fresh seasonal ingredients prepared by skilled hands. The menu stretches from homemade soups, salads and grilled burgers to pasta, steaks and fresh fish with bouillabaisse as the houses signature dish. The restaurant is open daily from 10:30 to 9. Outdoor seating is available and the patio is pet friendly. Happy hour prices are offered from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on special appetizers and beer and wine by the glass. C ROWROW SS NESTNEST AT TWEEN W ATERS INNThe Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn is a more casual place than its sister the Old Captiva House. Its home to the famed Captiva Crab Races and a popular venue for live entertainment. Menu specials include: Tuesday, Prime Rib for Two; Wednesday, Surf & Turf; Friday, Fish Fry; Sunday, Barbecue. Theres live music and nightly happy hour. GEORGE & WENDY'S SEAFOOD GRILLEGeorge & Wendys Seafood Grille features live music Fridays and Karaoke on Thursdays. Specials include prime rib on Tuesdays for $18, snow crab legs on Wednesdays for $18, and Chefs Choice Pasta for $15 on Thursdays. Happy hour is celebrated all day at George & Wendys. The full bar has an extensive wine list, 10 beers on tap, local, domestic and craft beer, mojitos, martinis and tropical favorites. Football specials are served in the bar area during NFL games and Saturday college games. Food specials include 50-cent wings, $1.50 sliders and $2 chili cheese jumbo hot dog. For $5, choose from pretzels with beer cheese, chicken quesadilla, jalapeno poppers, loaded cheese fries or bratwurst. Cheese flatbread is $6. Drink specials include $1 Jello shots, $2 drafts of Bud Light and Yuengling, $2 bottles of Bud, Bud Light, Coors Light, Millter Lite and Rolling Rock, and $2 off all wines by the glass. Bloody Marys are $3. There are free Jello shots with each Chicago or Buffalo touchdown. Hours are 11 a.m. to midnight seven days a week. DO cC FORD'S RUM BAR & GRILLEDoc Fords Rum Bar & Grille is named for the Doc Ford character in local author Randy Wayne Whites best-selling mystery novels. This summer, in addition to its Sanibel restaurant, Doc Fords added a Captiva location, in Chadwicks Square. Its a well known gathering place and tropical theme sports bar with indoor and outdoor patio seating. The combined menu offers all the lunch and dinner items from 11 a.m. until closing. It includes cedar plank salmon topped with a mango chipotle glaze or a marinated grilled chicken sandwich. The fish tacos are an island favorite and theres a well provisioned raw bar. Tropical drinks are a specialty, notably the signature rum drink, Island Mojito. ISLAND FAREDine Your Way Around Sanibel And Captiva With Anne MitchellFor more information, check out our advertisers in this week's Island Sun continued on page 24

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24 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 MATZALUNA ITALIAN KITCHENIn the mood for pizza? Matzaluna Italian Kitchen has a wood-fired oven to bake authentic pizzas. Thats in addition to a big selection including over 20 combinations of pasta dinners from $11.95 (including soup or salad and fresh baked bread), affordable veal, tender chicken, choice steaks and seafood (Italian style) in a casual market-like setting. Gluten-free pizza is also available. Wine Wednesdays at Matzaluna means every bottle priced $25 and over will be discounted by $8 all evening. Hours are 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. daily. LAZY FLAMINGOThe Lazy Flamingo is a famed island hang-out with two Sanibel locations: one at 1036 Periwinkle Way, the other the original at 6520 Pine Avenue, near Blind Pass. If our seafood were any fresher, we would be serving it under water! is the Flamingos motto. And that includes, shrimp, grouper, oysters, conch fritters and chowder as well as chicken. The Flamingo Bread and the Caesar Salad are signature items. Pull up a stool to the rustic bar or take a high or low table. The interior feels like the inside of an old pirate ship with its portholes and hewn wood surfaces. The atmosphere is definitely casual and beer is available by the bottle, on draft or by the pitcher. LIGHTHOUSE CAFEThis long-established island restaurant on Sanibels east end claims to be Home of the worlds best breakfast. Seems customers think so too because this place often has lines of hungry people outside waiting for tables. Youll find hearty choices to start your day such as hotcakes, French toast, Benedicts, omelettes and frittatas, colossal muffins, bagels and berries. Theres also a big lunch menu that includes homemade soups, salads and sandwiches. The Lighthouse Caf is open year-round for breakfast and lunch from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner is served from December 15 through April. Jerrys Restaurant and Deli in Jerrys Market is the next best thing to dining in a tropical garden. This family-style restaurant has large windows to view the lush garden with caged tropical birds that are favorites with visitors and residents. Daily specials are offered in the spacious restaurant and you can order a sandwich or hot food from the deli or help yourself at the wellstocked salad bar to take out. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. JERRYS RESTAURANT AND DELI JACARANDAThe Jacaranda Restaurant & Patio Lounge presents "Summer Break" Sunday through Thursday. For one low price, choose an appetizer, entree and dessert for $29.95. Our menu changes weekly. Please call for new menu items each week. Theres live music nightly in the patio lounge, which serves a selection of happy apps for $5.95 and half priced drinks during happy hour, 5 to 7 p.m. ISLAND COWThe Island Cow is a family favorite with its colorful indoor and outdoor seating and live entertainment. Come as our guests leave as our friends! is the motto. The Cow serves breakfast, lunch and dinner featuring fresh local seafood and meats and has an extensive childrens menu. Starbucks coffee is also on the menu. Hand over The Cows coupon from the Island Suns Sun Dollars coupon book this summer and receive 10 percent off breakfast between 7 and 11 a.m. Hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. From page 23Restaurants PINOCCHIOS ORIGINAL ITALIAN ICE CREAMA Sanibel tradition for 33 years and home of the World Famous Sanibel Krunch and Dirty Sand Dollar Ice Creams, this popular little green shop is located on the east end of Sanibel near the lighthouse in the Seahorse Shopping Center. Named in National Geographic Travel Guides Top 10 Best Ice Creams in Gulf Coast America, all ice cream, frozen yogurt, gelato, sorbet, sorbetto and custards are made fresh every day from the finest and freshest ingredients. Pinocchios is famous for generous portions in unique flavors inspired by the beaches of Southwest Florida. Pinocchios displays 37 from a130+ repertoire of signature flavors. Come see why theres always a crowd at Pinocchios. Next door in sister shop Geppettos Beach Foodies. Hours 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. or until the last person is served. Outdoor dining. Also offering sundaes, shakes, malts, smoothies, frozen coffee drinks, sundaes and hurricanes. Old Captiva House at Tween Waters Inn, Captiva, offers romantic sunset dining in an historic setting with live piano music. Executive Chef Jason Miller prepares New Florida island favorites, tropical seafoods, classic meats and daily fresh-baked breads and pastries, served with an extensive selection of wines, liquors and coffees. First built as a one-room school for children of Captivas pioneer settlers, the Old Captiva House still reflects much of its original charm from white French doors to hardwood floors to the Gulf of Mexico sunset that streams through the western windows. Its collection of famed cartoonist JN Ding Darlings 1930s whimsical vacation illustrations has led to its designation as a landmark in Southwest Florida. OLD CAPTIVA HOUSE AT TWEEN WATERS INN RC OTTER'S, CANTINA CAPTIVA, SUNSHINE SEAFOOD, KEYLIME BISTRO AND CAPTIVA PIZZA, YOGURT & GIFTSFive Captiva eateries under the same ownership RC Otter's, Cantina Captiva, Sunshine Seafood, Keylime Bistro and Captiva Pizza, Yogurt & Gifts offer a fun and casual dining experience with a tropical flair reminiscent of Key West. RC Otter's and Keylime Bistro have live music outdoors most of the day. Cantina Captiva serves Mexican food. Sunshine Seafood Cafe Wine Bar specializes in fine dining with a very respectable wine list. You have your choice of dining inside or outdoors. All five eateries will take 10 percent off your purchase when you present the coupon from the Island Suns Sun Dollars coupon book this summer. Over Easy Caf is a pet-friendly place with indoor and outdoor dining for breakfast and lunch. The covered patio is a popular spot. Choose from 22 different Eggs Benedict, scramblers and omelettes, 11 pancakes and French toast choices, 15 egg specialties and wraps, eight salads and 26 sandwiches and burgers, plus baked goods. Beer and wine is available. Breakfast is served all day. Summer hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. OVER EASY CAF 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel IslandSundial Beach Resort & Spa Fall Festival Dining & Entertainment FunEnjoy live entertainment In Sea Breeze Caf Every Friday and Saturday from 7-10 pm And at Turtles every Friday & Saturday from 1-4 pm Two fun-filled Happy Hours Daily Visit www.SundialResort.com for complete entertainment schedule. For additional information, call 239-472-4151 Fall is the most beautiful season on Sanibel: cooler, less humid, smaller crowds. Its the ideal time to help celebrate the opening of our new restaurants, now open to the public. Enjoy daily al fresco dining at Sea Breeze Caf with an all-day menu served until 10 pm or an elegant dining experience in Waterview (Wed-Sunday from 5-10) overlooking the pool and Gulf.At Turtles Beach & Pool bar, more casual diners can watch their favorite NFL game and enjoy lunch SANGRIA GRILL Welcome to The Sangria Grill, where the belief is Food for the fun of it! The restaurant features house-made sangrias (both red and white) and a truly eclectic menu featuring food from all around the country as well as the world. All food is made from scratch and made to order. and includes authentic Chinese, Indian, Southwestern, Low Country and fusion, as well as good ol Midwest steak and potatoes, and also seafood. Chef Todd and Pepper have over 30 years culinary experience. The resaurant is open six days a week, Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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25 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 The Sanibel Fish House is completely renovated. It sports pastel colored interior dcor in the dining room, which looks out to Periwinkle Way. There is also a large bar area with TVs tuned to sports channels. This is the third in the Fish House group.True to its name, the Fish House offers fresh seafood along with meat and poultry dishes. Try the blackened tuna bites and the blue crab and shrimp dip. Present the coupon from the Island Suns Sun Dollars coupon book this summer and receive a free slice of Key lime pie. SANIBEL FISH HOUSE SANIBEL GRILLThe Sanibel Grill has 16 big screen TVs with satellite TV tuned to every televised sporting event. The Grill shares a kitchen with The Timbers, serving the same fresh seafood, along with burgers, sandwiches, pizzas and salads. Crunchy Grouper and Crunchy Shrimp are signature dishes. The Jacaranda has entertainment nightly. On Friday and Saturday, various artists are featured starting at 8:30 p.m. Weekdays, music is from 7 to 11 p.m. On Monday, its Renata, playing jazz, contemporary music and dance; Tuesday, David Christian, funk, pop and top s; Wednesday, Trevor, with contemporary top s and reggae; Thursday, Malibu Duo, contemporary, reggae and dance; Sunday, Jamaica Dave & Co., reggae and dance. George & Wendys Seafood Grille has live music tonight, Friday, by Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield, Americana singing style with guitar and mandolin. Sunday is Hospitality Night with happy hour pricing from 8 p.m. to close. Karaoke is Thursdays from 9 p.m. to midnight. Scott McDonald plays piano every Friday and Saturday at Il Cielos Cloud 9 Grill from 7 to 9 p.m. McDonald, a Sanibel resident, has had a long music career including being pianist for singer Andy Williams. The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn has live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. Bad Banditos will perform this weekend. Crab races will resume Tuesdays and Thursdays in October. 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. Sea Breeze Cafe at Sundial Beach Resort features the Danny Morgan Band Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m. as well as live entertainment on Saturdays at the same time. Turtles Beach & Pool Bar at Sundial Beach Resort presents live island-style entertainment every Friday and Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way has live entertainment on Friday with Dan Confrey; Saturday, Diana Lynn; and Sunday, Buckeye Ken. RC Otters on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva has live music daily with dining inside and out. Keylime Bistro on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva features live music days and nights seven days a week with Ken Limeri playing jazz sax from 6 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday. Restaurant owners/managers, please email or fax your entertainment schedule to press@islandsunnews.com or 395-2299. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS SUNDIAL BEACH RESORT & SPASundials Fall Festival features fine dining Wednesday through Sunday from 5 to10 p.m. in the elegant Waterview restaurant with panoramic views of the gulf. Be sure to sample their signature dish: Clay Pot Baked Mediterranean Gulf Grouper. Or enjoy the more casual Turtles Beach & Pool Bar or Sea Breeze Caf with al fresco dining. Sea Breeze Caf serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Happy Hour is twice daily from 3 to 5 p.m. at Turtles and 5 to7 p.m. in the Sea Breeze Cafe. Sundial also presents a poolside BBQ Blowout every Saturday from nooon to 4 p.m. with live entertainment. The buffet includes grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, and mahi-mahi along with fresh salads, corn on the cob and baked beans, plus a selection of fresh fruits. Price is $19 for adults and $12 for children five years and older. TIMBERS RESTAURANT & FISH MARKETThe Timbers Restaurant & Fish Market and the adjoining Sanibel Grill are mainstays of the island dining scene, boasting 35 years of fresh fish on Sanibel Island. The restaurant offers 13 dinners for $13 daily before 6 p.m. plus a large selection of local seafood such as grilled shrimp, fried grouper, oysters, clams and crab cakes. Besides specializing in fresh local seafood, the restaurant has a seafood market that opens at 11 a.m. (except Sunday, when its 2 p.m.) ZEBRA FROZEN YOGURTThis bold and bright cafe/store offers a variety of frozen yogurt flavors try the caramel sea salt pretzel with more than 50 toppings such as strawberries, blueberries, chopped candy and sprinkles. Other offerings include milk shakes, smoothies and frappes. Zebra has indoor and outdoor seating. The store recently added frozen yogurt to go, by the pint and quart. Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory offers a gluten free menu in addition to regular choices, along with pizza and wings, Boars Head meats, frozen yogurt and ice cream. There are outdoor tables shaded with umbrellas and free wi-fi. Use the coupon from Sun Dollars in the Island Sun to buy a breakfast sandwich and a medium coffee and get one free; the same bogo deal applies to any ice cream product. And from 3 to 8 p.m., a large cheese pizza is just $9.99 with $1 for each additional topping. SANIBEL DELI & COFFEE FACTORY To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 rf nt rf nt t brf ntrb trtfn nnnn tf tfffn b 2013-09-19_SAN_Print.indd 1 9/13/13 6:45 PM SANIBEL SPROUTThe Sanibel Sprout is the islands only health food store and vegetarian/vegan gourmet take-out eatery. Fresh organic juices, smoothies and pure, clean food is their hallmark and Let Food Be Thy Medicine and Let Medicine Be Thy Food is their motto. Juices: Emerald Island, Pink Citrus Sunrise, Carrot Zinger, Garden Goodness and Sweet Sails including shots and elixirs. Smoothies: Chocolate Pecan Bliss, Strawberry Kiss, Mango Morning, Emerald Mermaid and Chakra Sunrise. Meals: soups, kale salad with creamy avocado chipotle dressing, coconut quinoa salad, pesto quinoa pasta, arugula salad with figs, pine nuts and raspberry, hummus, tuna, corn chips and guacamole, almond butter and homemade jam, bananas and coconut on sunflower bread, raw artisan crackers. Watch for daily specials. Custom meals can be ordered. Catering available. The Sanibel Sprouts juice bar attracts a lively crowd of health conscious islanders and visitors, and the daily lunch specials are very popular. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ; Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, closed.

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26 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 BEST TAKE-OUT ON THE ISLANDS CALL FOR DAILY SPECIALS472-9300 Jerrys FoodsRestaurant & Deli FULL DELI, BAKERY DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS COLD BEVERAGESCall us for your cookout, picnic and party needs. Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 BOARS HEAD MEAT! FROZEN YOGURT & ICE CREAM Sanibel Deli & CoffeeF A C T O R Y Across from CVS in Palm Ridge PlacePIZZA & WINGS CALL AHEAD 472-2555~ OPEN ~ Mon. 7am-3pm Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 7am-8pm Fri & Sat. 7am-9pm Sun. Seasonal FINE ITALIAN CUISINEIL TESORO RISTORANTEwww.iltesoro.netOpen 7 days a week 751 Tarpon Bay Road 239.395.4022 Get The Word Out About Your Take-Out!~Advertise Here~ My Stars FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 23, 2013ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The changing season brings new experiences as well as challenges for the ever-adventurous Aries. Your social life expands, as do the opportunities at your workplace. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) That recent period of uncertainty has passed. You can now feel more confident about making decisions, especially those that relate to an important personal relationship. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Although you might be faced with a number of tasks on your to-do list, try to take time out to enjoy the arts. Music, especially, can be soothing to the sensitive soul of a Gemini. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A disagreement with a colleague or friend is best resolved with open and frank discussion. Trying to force the other party to see things your way is bound to backfire. LEO (July 23 to August 22) That Leonine pride might be ruffled by a colleagues challenge to one of your pet ideas. But stop growling and listen. You could learn something that will work to your advantage. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Someone in authority might decide to select you as a candidate for a project that carries more responsibilities. Be prepared to show why youre the right choice for the job. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) That new workplace problem should be dealt with as soon as possible. Leaving it unresolved for too long could lead to an even more unsettling and time-consuming situation. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) You might have to do some fancy juggling to keep both your work responsibilities and personal obligations on track. But ultimately, youll work it all out, as you always do. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) You might hear some upsetting things about a situation in your life. But dont be swayed by talk. Demand proof before making any decisions on the matter. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Dont risk depleting those precious energy levels by taking on more tasks than you can realistically handle. Also, remember to ask for help when you need it. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) It might be difficult for the Aquarian who is used to giving advice to take counsel when offered. But its a good idea to listen to what trusted friends feel you should know. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Things might be a little unsettled as you move through a period of reassessment. But once you get your priorities sorted out, you should be ready to tackle an important decision. BORN THIS WEEK: Youre able to achieve a happy balance in your productive life by never feeling overwhelmed or underappreciated. organization -receives its charter from Pope Paul III. The first Jesuits took vows of poverty and chastity, and made plans for the first time after stealing a basket of laundry. He broke out of jail and roamed the American West, eventually earning a reputation as an outlaw and murderer, with a rap sheet that allegedly included 21 murders. the greatest singing cowboy of all time, is born in Tioga, Texas. While Autry was no cowboy, he was a genuine Westerner who had lived on a ranch. His lasting fame came from films and his first movie, In Old Santa Fe, eventually was followed by nearly 100 other films. parade in Philadelphia prompts a huge outbreak of the flu epidemic in the city. By the time the epidemic ended, an estimated 30 million people were dead worldwide. The most likely origin of the 1918 flu pandemic was a bird or farm animal in the American Midwest. Motorola radio, the first mass-produced commercial car radio. (The name had two parts: motor evoked cars and motion, while ola derived from Victrola record players.) Athletics ageless wonder Satchel Paige end, proved his greatness by giving up only one hit in his three innings of play. He was the oldest pitcher ever to play a game in the major leagues. seconds to win gold at the Summer Olympics however, was short-lived: He tested positive for steroids three days later and was stripped of the medal. made the following sage observation: All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher. sign was constructed in 1923, it read Hollywoodland. It was an advertisement for a new housing development and was expected to be in place only about a year and a half. The sign became such a recognizable symbol of the new film industry in Los Angeles that it has been refurbished and rebuilt as necessary for 90 years. Administration approved the use of maggots as a medical device for cleaning wounds. Wyo., you might want to make a pilgrimage to the Ames Pyramid. At the end of a 2-mile dirt road, in the middle of featureless pastureseemingly plunked down at random. The pyramid was built in 1882 near a line of the Union Pacific railroad and in honor of the railroads financiers. It was thought that the monument would be a welcome distraction to railroad passengers traveling through the plains of Wyoming. The decline of railroad travel, however, caused many tracks to be removed, including the line that ran by the pyramid. Now only cows are left to admire this relic of the industrial age. become a cult classic, but not many people realize that it was originally titled Star Beast. Hollywood is a place where theyll pay for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

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Island Real Estate Inc. www.SanibelRealEstateMarket.com 1019 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island 15065 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers across from Gulf Harbour (239) 472-2411 Warm contemporary, 3br/4ba pool home w/ high end nishes, chefs kitchen, multiple porches, & direct gulf access. $895,000 Carolyn Tongyai 691-2551 DelSega.comPrivate, direct access canal home with a boat dock & lift in a near beach setting. $1,398,500 Phaidra McDermott 472-4411 SanibelAngel.com An architectural masterpiece on a wide direct access canal with views of the bay. $1,598,000 Phaidra McDermott 472-4411 SanctuaryVillaSanibel.comA spacious home with water views in a private setting yet steps to the club. $1,298,000 Phaidra McDermott 472-4411 Beautifully updated canal home with direct Gulf access. Spectacular outdoor living with pool & spa. Beautiful views. $1,399,000John Petel/ e Bakers 472-2411 Gated 3 bd / 2.5 ba w/1 car garage, Lake View, Townhome, hardly lived in & close to beach. Very nice furniture neg. $158,000 Melissa Richards 464-1017 Island style living Walk to beach. Rare 2bd+den condo w/resort style amenities gated pool 5 min to Sanibel2car garage inc. @ $269k Tonya Johnson 940-6610 Gorgeous Lake & Golf Views! Desirable Dunes 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom ground level pool home. $575,000 Mary Bondurant 839-3633 Enjoy spectacular sunsets over the gulf amenity rich community-3/2 rare 2car garage included $449k mastiquemarketing.com Tonya Johnson 940-6610 Large Riverfront Lot in Iona Located directly on the river, this is a great opportunity to build your waterfront estate. $775,000 Tommy Wiley 851-3686 Unique opportunity to purchase a commercial condo on Sanibel for retail or o ce use. Great Periwinkle location. $179,500 Carolyn Tongyai 691-2551 Canal view in desirable Shell Harbor. is 3BR/2.5BA + den pool home has a dock & boat lift for easy access to the water. $999,000 Mary Bondurant 839-3633 Bright open oor plan in this Dunes 3BR/2BA home which lends itself to beautiful architectural design. $540,000 Mary Bondurant 839-3633 Where the Client is #1 in Real Estate on the Islands Where the Where the Where the Where the Where the Where the on the Islands on the Islands 4Br/4Ba, pool, overlooking lake, hard wood oors, replace, gourmet kitchen, elevator, easy on & o the Island. $1,200,000 Ellie See 910-6474 IsabelDrive.com-An exceptional o ering that embodies the nest in island living. $3,595,000 Phaidra McDermott 472-4411 REDUCED! Punta Rassa Condo, 2bd/2ba with 180 degree Bay & gulf views. Furnished for your convenience and has been extremely well maintained. $325,000 Betsy Belpedio 851-8069 27 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201328 Tents For Troops At Periwinkle ParkAs a way of supporting our troops, Periwinkle Park participates in the Tents for Troops program. Commander Shoulders of MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa is camping with his family in Sanibels Periwinkle Park for the second time. Commander Shoulders and David Muench, general manager of Periwinkle Park Poets Corner selected by Tanya HochschildVince Faraone by Vince Faraone Vince Faraone is a retired college professor from the School of Education of Long Island University, New York. A full-time resident of Sanibel, he enjoys reading and writing poetry. 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. Sonnetina of Fourteen Words #1 Sonnetina of Fourteen Words #2 Girl Boy Boy Girl Love Life Joy Awhirl Promises Tough Forever Times Parting Rough Never Climes Lusting Kids Yearning Four Bodies Diapers Burning Galore TogetherParents-abed Abed Snore-snore Library Book Discussion Groupsubmitted by Cathy Cameron, Sanibel Public LibraryReaders are invited to discuss The Widowers Tale by Julia Glass, the focus of the Wednesday, September 25 book discussion meeting at the Sanibel Public Library. The meeting is free and open to the public. The discussion begins at 2 p.m. in Meeting Room #4 across from the elevator on the ground floor. Eliot Sugerman will lead the discussion. Enjoying an active but lonely rural life, 70-year-old Percy allows a progressive preschool to move into his barn and transform his quiet home into a lively, youthful community that compels him to reexamine the choices he made after his wifes death. The books featured for our book group discussions are available and located in the library near the reference desk. While it is preferable to come having read the book to be able to join in the lively discussion, all are welcome. If you have questions, call the library at 472-2483. Top Ten Books On The Island1. Deceived by Randy Wayne White 2. Floridas Living Beaches by Blair and Dawn Witherington 3. Six Mornings on Sanibel by Charles Sobczak 4. Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne White 5. Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey 6. Living Sanibel by Charles Sobczak 7. TransAtlantic by Colum McCann 8. Sanibel and Captiva Our Islands in the Sun by Jim Anderson and Jim George 9. Sanibel Story by Betty Anholt 10. Flight Behavior by Barbra KingsolverCourtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. 20% OFF WOOSTER TVSERVING SANIBEL AND CAPTIVA FOR OVER 35 YEARS 2422 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel FL 33957239-472-1133woostertv@comcast.net www.woostertv.com Share your communitynews with us. Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email: press@islandsunnews.com (239) 472-1111 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. Across from CVS SanBeautys@aol.com www.SanibelBeautySalon.comSanibel Beauty Salon Were back Monday, September 23rd! Check out some of our In-Salon Specials! Sanibels First Beauty/Barber est. 1951

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29 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 Bartender Chosen For Hospitality AwardMike Velardi, bartender at Sundial Beach Resort on Sanibel, was named an Honorable Mention winner in the Good Samaritan category at the recent 13th annual Elaine McLaughlin Outstanding Hospitality Service Awards. Velardi was honored for saving the lives of two Sundial Beach Resort guests by applying Heimlich maneuvers on two separate occasions. Sundial Beach Resort had six other nominees in the program. They included Carlos Barriga, Carlos Sanchez and Mike Davis in engineering, Cara Pennetti and Benjamin Sylvia in owner services and Marina Bloetz from the front office. Organized by Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, the awards program drew 595 nominations from visitors, residents and co-workers, representing dozens of businesses throughout Lee County. The breakfast gala was held at Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers and attended by nearly 400 nominees. Commander To Speak On Arab CultureThe Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point welcomes to its Fall Academy retired U.S. Navy Commander Douglas B. Quelch for a series of lectures about Arab culture. Quelch has a rich experience in Arab culture honed through almost eight years as an advisor to the Royal Saudi Naval Forces after his 23-year Navy career. In Arab Culture, Quelch will put Arab culture, religion, and history into unique perspective and discuss the impact of World War I on the formation of modern Saudi Arabia and much of the Middle East. Sessions are scheduled for Monday, October 7, 14 and 21 from 1:15 to 2:45 p.m. in the Social Center on the Island at Shell Point. Quelchs sessions are free, but space is limited and reservations are required. Call 489-8472 for more information. Commander Quelchs masters degrees in National Security Affairs, National Security and Strategic Studies, and Management, along with his background, have given him a unique understanding of Arab culture, said Teri Kollath, manager of Volunteer Services and The Academy at Shell Point. We are excited he is coming to share his experiences and explain the cultural nuances. The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point is an educational initiative for the residents of the retirement community. The Academy provides approximately 80 classes each semester that encompass a well-rounded curriculum of educational opportunities for senior adults. Buying, Selling or just want to chat... Talk to Chuck! 690 Birdie View Point Lots of Room to Build Your Island Dream Home! Short Walk to Beach. Enjoy Beautiful Fairway Views on Sanibel Island Golf Club! $399,000 673 East Rocks Drive Nicely Furnished Lakefront 3 BR/2 BA Elevated Home. Great Room w/Vaulted Ceiling. Screened Pool/Lanai. Short Walk to Beach! $639,000 Opportunity on Lighthouse Way Build Your Dream Home on 100+ Ft of Bay Frontage. Existing Seawall. Perfect Location with Stunning Bay Views! $1,995,000 2400 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL (239) 472-2311A er Hours (239) 209-6500 4203 Dingman Drive Beautifully Renovated 4 BR/3 BA Pool Home on Approximately 1 Acre on West Gulf Dr. Across from the Beach! $2,495,000 Pine Cove 1A Gorgeous 2 BR/2 BA Gulf Front Corner Unit. Beautifully Furnished! Great Weekly Rentals. $799,900 561 Lighthouse Way Completely Renovated 5 BR/4 BA Pool Home on Gulf Access Canal. 80 Dock w/Lifts. Dual MBR Suites. Custom Upgrades. Exceptional Home. $1,895,000 Sandalfoot 3B2 Fully Furnished 1 BR/1 BA w/Gulf and Pool Views. Weekly Rentals. $28,000 Rental Income in 2012. $499,000 Sunset South 9D Beautiful River & Sanctuary Views from Two Large Lanais! Furnished Top Floor 2 BR/2 BA. Only Steps to the Beach and Pool. $449,000 CHUCK BERGSTROMIsland Resident, Award Winning Realtor WWW.SANIBELCAPTIVAREALESTATEGUIDE.COM WWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COMOriginally from Chicago, Chuck has been an Island visitor since the late 70s, and over the years was continually drawn to the Islands special magic... Sanibel became home in 2000 and Chuck became a full time Realtor assisting buyers and sellers on these special Islands. Buying or selling... Chucks energy, knowledge and expertise continue to provide a positive experience for his clients. An Island Resident Specializing in Island Properties SPORTS QUIZ 1. In 2012, Houston and the Chicago Cubs set a record for most pitchers used in a nine-inning, 1-0 game. How many was it? 2. Who had the most stolen bases for his career: George Brett or Pete Rose? 3. When was the last time before 2012 that Texas A&M won at least 10 games in a season? 4. Name three of the four players to win the NBA All-Star MVP Award and NBA Finals MVP Award in the same season. 5. When was the last time before 2013 that the Toronto Maple Leafs won an NHL playoff game? 6. Name the country that has made the most trips to the World Cup (mens soccer) without bringing home a title. 7.Which of the three Triple Crown races has jockey Gary Stevens won the most times? ANSWERS Mike Velardi Commander Douglas QuelchShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201330 A re T he M anning B rothers T he Greatest S ibling Combo In T he History Of S ports?by E d FrankYou be the judge, but has there ever been a better brother-brother combination in sports than Peyton and Eli Manning? Combined they have accounted for 31 National Football League playoff games, three Super Bowls, three Super Bowl MVP awards and together they are closing in on 100,000 passing yards. Eli has two Super Bowl victories and Peyton one with his former team, the Indianapolis Colts. In fact, last Sunday, when Peyton tossed for two touchdowns in Denvers 41-23 win over Elis New York Giants, he topped 60,000 passing yards himself. The elder Manning clearly outplayed his younger sibling in the lopsided victory as Eli was intercepted four times by a bruising Denver defense. It was the third time that the Brothers Manning matched up against each other and perhaps the last time. Denver is off to a 2-0 record in the young NFL season while the Giants are 0-2, so its doubtful that the two teams will meet in next Februarys Super Bowl that interestingly will be played on the Giants home field in New Jersey. Debating sports is like debating politics there seldom is the right answer. You might argue that the sibling rivalry belongs to the DiMaggio brothers Vince, Dom and Joe, who had 22 baseball all-star appearances, nearly 5,000 hits and all served our country in World War II. And what about hockeys Sutters Brian, Darryl, Duane, Brent, Rich and Ron, who skated on six Stanley Cup champions. This argument could go on and on... and why limit the debate to the male side of sports? There are a couple of sister tennis stars who certainly rate among the all-time sibling greatest Serena and Venus Williams, who account for 24 Grand Slam singles titles. So as we wrote at the start: You be the judge. Miracles Buxton Named Baseballs Minor League Player Of The Year Fort Myers Miracle centerfielder Byron Buxton last week was named the best minor league player in all of baseball by Baseball America, the so-called bible of baseball. Thats quite an honor for the Minnesota Twins top prospect when considering that are hundreds of minor league players. The Twins top draft choice in 2012, Buxton started the year at Low A Cedar Rapids of the Midwest League, where he hit .341 in 68 games. At mid-season, he was promoted to High A Fort Myers of the Florida State League, where he continued his torrid pace, batting .341 in 57 games. Combined with the two teams, the 19-year-old scored 109 runs, stole 55 bases in 74 attempts and accounted for 77 RBIs. At seasons end, the Twins sent him to the Arizona Fall League. He is likely to start next season with the Twins Double A New Britain or Triple A Rochester. Tickets Now On Sale For CME Group Titleholders The grand finale of the LPGA season takes place November 18 to 24 at the CME Group Titleholders that returns for the second year at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples. The tournament features the seasons tournament champions. To date, 19 Solheim Cup competitors have qualified for the local event. There are a variety of ticket packages that can be purchased at the Tiburon Golf Club. Peyton and Eli Manning Isabella Rasi 239-246-47161101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044 ENGEL & VLKERS Excellence in Real Estate A step above! International Client Base 600 Shops Worldwide Multi-Lingual Staff Your success is my aim. Phone: (239)489.0442 State Certied General Contractor License # CGC A05420One Builder Serving Sanibel & Captiva for over 35 years

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ISLAND REAL ESTA TE, INC.In dependently Owned and Operated1019 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Lifelong Island Resident @ sanibelrealestate.net www.SanibelRealEstate.net www.SanibelRealEstate.net Phaidra McDermott Dear Phaidra, Thank you very much for your guidance and expertise in helping us purchase our condo. Because of the final closing moments in your capable hands, we were able to leave Sanibel with our mission accomplished. We are most appreciative. Sincerely yours, Barbara and Lew Persistent, Professional, & Personable... Phaidra WulfertPointEstate.com SanibelBayViews.com SanctuaryWaterfront.com HeronSanctuary.com SanibelBayous.com SanctuaryatWulfert.com 31 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 From page 1Tourism Marketing AwardWorking independently, a panel of five judges evaluated the creativity, innovation, production quality and effectiveness of each entry. Based on the judges cumulative scores, awards were presented to the top three entries in each category: the Bronze Award for the third highest scoring entry, the Silver Award for the second highest scoring entry, and for the highest scoring entry in each of the 17 categories, the Henry Award. There was a total of 203 entries in the competition. The VCB received a Silver Award for its Shellabration 75th Annual Shell Fair & Show entry in the Creativity in Public Relations category. The Silver Award honor resulted from a six-month campaign to promote the 75th Annual Shell Fair & Show (Shellabration) on Sanibel Island. Various events and media tactics created awareness and substantial publicity, focusing on the quirky side of shell collecting, for which the destination is renowned. The many tactics included filming and publicizing a beachside class for the area residents to learn the locally famous Sanibel Stoop, the position of bending down and picking up shells; posting this class on YouTube; and distributing a multi-media news release to announce Shellabration that featured the Sanibel Stoop class video and imaginative shell arts and crafts. National television coverage was secured for an event gathering the largest number of people doing the Sanibel Stoop in February 2012 to compete for a Guinness Book of World Records designation as the worlds largest treasure hunt to help kick off the 75th Annual Shell Fair & Show. Notable coverage of Shellabration aired nationally on Bill Geists segment on CBS Sunday Morning (two airings with a total of 10 million viewers) and on Martha Stewart Living (227,169 viewers). The achievement of the Guinness record was featured in an Associated Press story that was published nationally in daily newspapers (4.3 million readers). The Multi-Media News Release was posted multiple times on billboards in New York Citys Times Square and the Las Vegas Fashion Show Mall. The resulting broadcast, print and online media coverage for the entire campaign had an advertising value of more than $5 million with an audience reach of 41 million. We are thankful to be recognized by Visit Florida and the tourism industry for our bureaus marketing efforts over the years, said VCB Executive Director Tamara Pigott. The exceptional work of our staff and the VCBs agency, MMGY Global, is to be commended.

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201332 From page 1Good-Samaritan E-Awardwas given the VIP treatment throughout his five-day vacation, which included fishing excursions, a helicopter tour, fish fry, shopping and dining outings as well as a special Marching Mullet Parade held in his honor. Jensens has been a bigger part of OOA than any other group, Bunch said back in April following Browns visit. Im not sure that you could find three other men that are greater advocates for our troops than the Jensens. Honestly, I cant think of any time that Ive asked for something for our troops that they havent been there for us. Theyre just amazing. Last week, the Jensen brothers were recognized for their years of community service and support of Americas military veterans when they were awarded the 2013 Good Samaritan E-Award, given by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau. It was our privilege to help Christian Brown out, said John Jensen. But we dont do this for the awards. Jensens has always been about taking care of those guys that take care of our country. The VCB was made aware of the Jensens support of OOA by Bunch, who wrote an impassioned essay about the men and their generosity. The three brothers helped selflessly and expecting nothing in return, a por tion of Bunchs nomination form reads. The marine veteran stayed speechless most of the time, as he was overwhelmed by their generosity. Dave, John and Jim do these incredible acts of kindness often, and no one ever hears about them. They are amazing people filled with grace. God bless them! On September 10, awards were handed out at the 13th annual Elaine McLaughlin Outstanding Hospitality Service Awards ceremonies held at Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers. Its very important that we take care of our veterans, added Jimmy Jensen. Theyre the reason were able to do any of this. Whenever we can do anything for Captain Giddyup and Operation Open Arms, were gonna do it because its a great organization. Theyre all so deserving. So whenever he calls, were ready to help. Brown himself was impressed with how he and his mother were treated dur ing their stay on Captiva. The Jensens really opened up their place to me they fed me, clothed me, gave me fishing gear to use, all the tackle and bait I needed, said Brown, who was awarded the Silver Star 10 days after his visit. Plus, the boats were taken care of, too. I couldnt ask for anything more. Any time Ive tried to pay for something, they say everythings been taken care of. The Jensen brothers are honored to receive the E Award from the VCB. These awards are important because of everyone involved in tourism and where we live, added Jimmy Jensen. These are the people who are responsible for making people want to come back here. The VCB also handed out a special award to Tim Barrett of the Sanibel Fire & Rescue District, in recognition of his contributions to making Brown and Braden-Reeds visit in April a special one. Barrett helped coordinate a heroes welcome for the pair as they arrived on the Sanibel Causeway on April 19, arranging with his own fire department and the Iona-McGregor Fire Department to hang a gigantic 30-foot American flag between two ladder trucks. It was our pleasure to do it, said Barrett. Its the least we could do for Cpl. Brown. I certainly didnt do it expecting any sort of award. In addition, Barrett helped arrange for the Lee County Sheriffs Office helicopter to give Brown and his friend, fellow Marine veteran Nicholas Del Campo, an aerial tour of the islands and surrounding area. And, like the Jensen brothers, Barrett is always ready to fulfill any request called in by Captain Bunch and Operation Open Arms. I always let him know that whatever they need, well do whatever we can for them, Barrett added. For more information or to make a donation, visit operationopenarms.org. Additional 2013 E-Award WinnersHonor of Distinction: Lisa Hart, Beachview Cottages Attractions Category: Kathy Allen, Tarpon Bay Explorers Restaurants Category: Carrie Faith, Keylime Bistro Accommodations Category: Ciro Prudente, Homewood Suites by Hilton Bonita Springs Transportation Category: Christina Hart, Transportation Security Administration Other Services/ Businesses Category: Jonelle Durazzo, Captiva U.S. Post Office Best Tourism Boss: Margarita Lamboy, SpringHill Suites by Marriott Cycling Safety Notes USE CAUTION WHEN CROSSING STREETS, AND DO SO AT LEGAL CROSSWALKS, IF POSSIBLE Always use caution when crossing any street (or driveway) that intersects with our Paths; use the crosswalk if available. And be courteous to drivers. If cars are waiting at a four-way or other intersection when you approach, stop and let them have their turn. Its the Sanibel way of treating each other with respect. SANIBEL BICYCLE CLUBThe Mullet Parade honoring Christian Brown began at Jensens Twin Palm Marina and proceeded down Andy Rosse Lane to The Mucky Duck S S W A M S, F M Brf, FLFLORIDAPIRATECRUISE.COM 800-776-3258S C P P Cf F Sr B$5 OFFWITH THE PURCHASE OF 2 FARES. NO OTHER OFFERS APPLY LIMIT 4 PEOPLE EXPIRES: 10/04/13 SUN13

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201334 When I die, Larry began, Everything that I have goes over to Maureen, right? Well, not exactly, I replied. Remember you have a trust so that when you pass away your assets continue on in your trust for Maureens benefit. Yes, it will be a Marital Trust, Larry stated. Well, not exactly, I continued. Remember that to the extent that your estate is below the federal estate tax exemption amount we first fill up the Family Trust which is otherwise known as a Credit Shelter or Bypass Trust before we put anything into the Marital Trust. So Maureen isnt the owner of my trust when I die!? Larry exclaimed. I dont want my family to have the trust until after we both are gone! Yes, Maureen is the primary beneficiary of the Family Trust for the rest of her life. You have even named her as your trustee. So she controls the trust and she is the primary beneficiary of the trust. I explained. So if I am the primary beneficiary of Larrys trust after he dies, why isnt it called a Marital Trust? Maureen asked. Thats the logical thing to call it! I said. But a Marital Trust is a legal term that refers to a trust that qualifies for the estate tax marital deduction. Even though it qualifies for the deduction, it is usually included in the surviving spouses estate for federal estate tax purposes. In other words, the Marital Trust might only be a tax deferred trust as opposed to a tax exempt trust. So Marital Trust is still taxable? How can that be? Larry asked. If I have a $7 million estate and die when the estate tax exemption available to me is $5.25 million, then the first $5.25 million goes into the Family or Credit Shelter Trust. That Family Trust can be held for my wife for the rest of her life. It can double or even triple in value. Because it is tax exempt since I applied by estate tax exemption amount against it when she dies it is not taxed in her estate! Thats great. But what happens to the extra $1.75 million that I owned at my death? That excess amount is funded into the Marital Trust. So long as it meets with all of the marital deduction qualifications, it can be held for the rest of my wifes life, but when she dies it is included in her estate for estate tax purposes. If the total value of her estate plus the value of the Marital Trust is less than the federal estate tax exemption, then there wont be any estate tax due at her death. I think I understand it now, Larry said. Maureen offered another good question. But what happens if the income from these trusts isnt enough? Should I sell the assets in the Family Trust or in the Marital Trust first? Thats a good question, I said to Maureen. It is usually wise to first consume the Marital Trust assets or your own trust assets before Larrys Family Trust assets are consumed. Remember that the Family Trust can grow in value over the time between Larrys passing and yours assuming that you survive him and that the Family Trust will not be included in your estate for calculating the estate tax. On the other hand, the Marital Trust will be included in your estate. Consequently, if you deplete the Marital Trust first, then you will be consuming the assets that otherwise would be subject to tax. Yes, but the Family Trust assets got a step up in tax cost basis at my death, Larry pointed out. So if she sells those assets and consumes them she has minimized her capital gains tax as opposed to selling appreciated assets in her own trust that have not received that step up in tax cost basis. True, I said. The Marital Trust should also have received a step up in tax cost basis so the capital gains taxes in that trust might be minimized too. And since those assets will be part of Maureens estate, maybe those are the smartest assets to consume given all of the relative tax issues. It really is a case by case basis when you look at these things. Larry and Maureen seemed satisfied with the discussion and appeared to understand the difference between the testamentary trusts that are embedded within their documents. Larry asked good questions relating to how the trusts worked and the best way to administer them in the future. You should never be afraid to ask your attorney questions such as the ones posed by Larry and Maureen. They are important to know and understand and will have real potentially economic effect on you and your family. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerWhat Is The Difference Between A Marital And Credit Shelter Trust?by Craig R. 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35 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 T op P roducersJohn Naumann & Associates announced its top producing realtors for August: Top sales Leane Taylor Suarez Top sales team Tolp Harrell Team Top lister Marianne Stewart Top listing team Tracy and Connie Walters. T op M arketing S ales A ssociateRE/MAX of the Islands announced that Chuck Bergstrom was the top marketing sales associate in August. Tolp Harrell Team Tracy and Connie Walters ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Chuck Bergstrom To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 T op P roducersRoyal Shell Real Estate recognized its top producers for the month of August. The top listing producers team was McMurray & Nette. The top listing producer individual was Sarah Ashton. The top sales producers team was McMurray & Nette. The top sales producer individual or partners was Jane Weaver and Cathy Rosario Sarah Ashton McMurray & Nette Team Jane Weaver and Cathy Rosario Mariner Pointe 3 bedrm walk-out $599.9K 2242 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Square #3 Lisa Murty Realtor Sales Associate 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 SanibelSusan.com More Listing Info, Search for Pr operty, & Read Susans blog at SanibelSusan.wordpress.com 2 bedrm Loggerhead Cay w/this view $599.9K Vacation-ready Pointe Santo 2 bedrm $649.9K Beach-front Sandalfoot 2 bedrm $699K Elise Carnes Real Estate Licensed, Notary, & Listing Coordinator David Anderson Realtor Sales Associate & Office Manager Susan Andrews Realtor Broker-Owner, SanibelCaptiva Specialist, e-Pro & Transnational Referral Certified Gumbo Limbo charmer w/3+bedrms $499K Loggerhead 2-bedrm investment rental $599.9K Bay-facing Mariner Pointe 2 bedrm $549K Gulf view & income at Island Beach Club $549K Near beach lot on Umbrella Pool Rd $399K Loggerhead condo w/ great rent history $499K Build your Island Woods home here $224K Island Beach Club, view & rental-ready $474K Parcel on waterway in Sanibel Bayous $199.9K Income-producer at Sundial Resort $349.9K One of the last vacant lots in The Dunes $199K Spanish Cay remodeled 1 bedrm $264K furnished Lowest-priced buildable lot on Sanibel $185K Over 1/2-acre canalfront on Limpet Dr $749K Old-Florida-style pool home in Dunes $749.9K Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201336 A CPA spends years preparing formoments just like these.Call 239.472.1323When my business was impacted by the BP oil spill, I turned to my CPA rst to help me organize the nancial records needed to make an accurate claim. Zurbriggen Financial Investment Management Asset Protection Wealth Transfer Perpetual Income Strategies Helping Build A Bridge To Financial Freedom Securities o ered through Securities America, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC Rick Zurbriggen, Registered Representative. Advisory services o ered through Securities America Advisors, Inc., Rick Zurbriggen, Investment Advisor Representative. Zurbriggen Financial and the Securities America companies are not a liated. Wouldnt it be more convenient to have a local nancial advisor? Call us to arrange a 2nd opinion on your current plan. Pool Service & Supply FL Lic. #CPC1457804 472-4100BANNER POOL SERVICE Chamber Business LunchThe Sanibel-Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce held its monthly business lunch on September 10 at Shell Point Retirement Community. The lunch was sponsored by the News-Press Media Group and was catered by Jack & Michael Elias, Inc. The main speaker was Peter Dys, president of Shell Point. Dys gave a presentation on the current state of the senior care industry in Florida. He also gave an update on the planned Shell Point developments and expansion plans over the coming two years. Chris Heidrick, chamber chair; Shell Point President Peter Dys; and Ric Base, chamber president Anna Turner, Bondurant Realty Group; Lisa Williams, Sanibel-Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce; and Christina Wright, SunTrust Bank Superior InteriorsPeaceful Outdoor Sanctuariesby Jeanie TinchAs our patios and porches are becoming more sophisticated and refined, todays homeowners are driven to find peaceful sanctuaries as a prescription for their stressful lives. Creating your perfect outdoor space will be the result of the successful combination of many design elements landscaping, stonework, carpentry, furnishings, lighting and accessories. Careful pre-planning will be the key to the creation of your personal sanctuary, so begin with creating your personal wish list. You may be amazed at how long this list might become! Think about incorporating your yearround needs. Do you frequently entertain outdoors? Do you spend time outdoors in the evenings simply relaxing? Is an outdoor grilling season a year-round requirement for you? Do you enjoy planning simple family meals outdoors? Once youve accessed your needs, then planning your outdoor space becomes much easier. Think about incorporating these simple ideas: 1. Comfortable Furniture This should be most important element in your design. Todays outdoor furnishings have been manufactured to withstand all that Mother Nature can bestow. The age of folding, vinyl strapped furniture is definitely now obsolete. Many furniture pieces of today look identical to indoor furniture, but have been constructed and designed to stand up to all the outdoor elements. 2. Fabulous Fabrics The biggest name in outdoor fabrics today is Sunbrella. This companys collection of fabrics is colorful, design-oriented and totally durable. Sunbrella features gorgeous fabrics manufactured to resist fading from ultraviolet rays, mildewing from damp conditions and odor absorption. It is just the ultimate outdoor upholstery or drapery fabric that will be used and enjoyed by your family for years. And, of course, Sunbrella fabrics are carried by Decorating Den Interiors. 3. Let There Be Light Be sure to consider incorporating various types of lighting in your outdoor space design, just as you would inside your home. Landscape lighting, overhead lighting, ceiling fans, sconces and decorative side table lighting are all great ideas. Develop a creative lighting plan to help you create a space with increased ambiance and functionality. Remember to create a space that is perfect for you and your needs. This is a space where memories will be made, so please consider it an important investment both financially and emotionally. Jeanie Tinch is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at jeanie@decden.net. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213

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37 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, My family is in transition and probably moving to a new county. We have to move and I am concerned about my childs schooling. He is in seventh grade and has an IEP. Does he have to go through the whole testing thing again at a new school? Amber T., Fort Myers Beach Amber, It is hard for kids to move and change schools but this happens frequently and most schools are quite prepared for a new student entering after the beginning of the school year. In the case of a student with an IEP, schools have a special responsibility to provide continuity when students with disabilities move from one district to another, federal education officials say. Education leaders and officials said that under IDEA, a child moving to a new school is entitled to receive services that are similar or equivalent to what was provided in their last placement. This mandate includes not only offerings provided during the traditional school year, but also any summer programming included in the students individualized education program or IEP. Regulations state that in cases where students transfer schools within the same state, such services must be provided until the new school either adopts the students IEP or develops and implements a new one. Similarly, when children move out of state, comparable services must be offered until an evaluation is conducted, if needed, and a new IEP is put in place. Given these policies, your son should be able to have his IEP implemented without delay. I would recommend that as soon as you enroll your son in his new school, make sure to give them a copy of his IEP so the new teacher(s) can begin to prepare for him. I would also recommend that you bring an additional copy of the IEP to the new schools administration on his first day there just to insure that all parties have seen the document and are aware of your sons program. Ms. Greggs is adjunct faculty at Edison State College where she teaches psychology and education courses. She is also Nationally Certified School Psychologist and consultant for School Consultation Services, a private educational consulting company. Questions for publication may be addressed to smgreggs@gmail.com. Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. From page 1Trouper Calendarexplained Miller. He is an animal ambassador, and we have met with thousands of children and families, special education groups, fairs and festivals. His mission is to educate, and have children share Troupers message with others. 2014: A Year With Trouper The Blind Raccoon, which sells for $12.95, is available at the offices of the Island Sun (1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2) as well as at Sanibel Bookshop, MacIntosh Books & Paper, Island Book Nook, Suncatchers Dream, CROW and Annettes Book Nook on Fort Myers Beach. People may also purchase a calendar by calling 472-0599. Troupers personal calendar is already full with many personal appearances, at schools, camps and libraries. Were getting calls almost every day because everyone wants him to come out for a visit, added Miller. And thats great for all of us its what we love to do! To build up his leg strength, Dot Lee has Trouper do some of his walking exercises Craig R. Hersch | Attorney, CPA Estate Planning Wills Revocable Trusts Durable Powers of Attorney Probate & Trust Administrations Irrevocable Trusts including modifying problem trusts Elder Law ServicesWhy not take the time to protect it for your loved ones?YOUVE WORKED HARD TO EARN AND SAVE ITCall 239-334-1141 for a FREE Florida Estate Planning Guide Celebrating 90 Years Serving Southwest Florida Florida Bar Board Certied Wills, Trusts & Estate Specialist Will Power Columnist 9100 College Pointe Ct., Fort Myers, FL 33919 www.sbshlaw.com | 239-334-1141 Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com

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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 201338 Eden Energy MedicineFeeling Hopeless Or Have Joint P ain? T race B ladder M eridianby Karen L. Semmelman, Certified EEM, JD, AAML(03-12)Yang bladder meridian is the longest meridian in our body and is directly associated with our nervous system. It runs down the back four times, interacting with every other meridian. Its Yin partner is kidney, so together they address the fluids of our body. What, so our joints need to be mobile fluid. The negative emotions associated with this meridian are fear and hopelessness. Physically, you may benefit from working with this meridian if you have: joint problems (ankles, knees, elbows); arthritis; back pain; bursitis, calf pain; fallen arches; hair loss; forehead headaches; neck tension, nervous system problems; lack of energy reserve; pigeon toes; scoliosis; tooth loss or varicose veins. As a reminder, view the August 9 and 16 columns, since the basics of tracing are set forth. Meridian Flow Wheel Time of Day Bladder meridians high tide is 3 to 5 p.m. We always begin and end by tracing central and governing meridians before starting to trace the other meridians. If you begin tracing your meridians at 3:30 p.m., then begin with bladder. Reasons to Trace Alone in Addition to Tracing All Meridians Although it is best to trace all your meridians as one continuous flow, you may want to trace bladder if you have some of the symptoms listed in the opening paragraph above. Or if you experience osteoporosis, incontinence, lumbosacral problems, sleep disorders or memory problems, this is another indication of bladder imbalance. Affirmation for this meridian is I feel vibrant, hopeful and fully alive! Remembering that matter follows energy, stating a positive thought shifts the energy just by the intention; this is the metaphysical fabric of life. We are all part of that pure fabric of existence so reap its benefits. Pathway of Meridian The beginning point of bladder meridian is at the inside edge of eyebrow, and the end point is on the lateral base of each baby toenail. See insert of pathway below. Place the middle fingers of each hand at the inside edge of each eyebrow. Move the hands over the top of the head and down the back of the head and neck, reaching down the spine as far as you can reach. Remove the hands and place them under your arms to reach up to the point on the spine you just left. Continue drawing your hands down both sides of the spine to right below the waist. Move your hands back up the spine several inches than circle around your gluteus maximus. Pick up your hands and place them up the back right below the scapula and bring the hands straight down the back to the back of the knees. Indent to the very center of the back of the knee through the middle of the calf to the outside edge of the heel and then off the lateral side of the baby toe! Whew a long one, but with the diagram you will get it! Thats it. You just traced bladder! Flushing or Tracing the Meridian Backwards Remember that if there is too much energy in a meridian, you may want to trace it backwards and see if that makes you feel better. If experiencing pain or disease in the area of a meridian, it is likely that removing the energy from the meridian will provide relief. If it does, then trace it backwards three times, but never trace heart backwards. If it seems there is not enough energy in your meridian then trace it forward three times. If you feel better, this is what was needed. Experience the impact of the energetic shifts. To flush a meridian, as if you are de-clogging a pipe, trace the meridian once backwards to loosen the sludge and then trace the meridian forward three times. Flushing really helps reset the meridians balance. You are set. Keep this column as a reminder of how to trace bladder while you learn the next nine meridians over the next several months. Have fun with your energy! Next weeks topic is Ear Or Eye Infections Or Low Back Pain? Trace Kidney Meridian. 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. Tracing the bladder meridian M om A nd Me by L izzie and P ryceLizzie 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, On a recent visit to my parents, I realized that they are now starting to develop serious health problems. I suggested that they move to be closer to me, but they seemed very reluctant to do so. They are fearful that they will be unable to find a doctor who will take them on as patients. I inquired around my area and find it is a very real problem because so many of the doctors here will not take Medicare patients. Do others complain about this problem? Agatha Dear Agatha, This is a real problem and also a national problem. Many doctors complain that they cannot pay rent and staff and are forced to take patients that are private pay only. Your parents could also ask their present physicians if they have any contacts in your area and possibly there could be a referral. In the meantime, they could go to the hospital emergency room if a crisis develops. Lizzie Dear Agatha, Moving to a new area does present problems and can be very difficult and being on Medicare just compounds the problem. You could talk to the medical society in your area and they may have some valuable information and, who knows, they may have a wonderful referral service. Best of luck to you. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. Oces in Sanibel, Fort Myers & Punta Gorda E M J H C DC HOLTZ MAHSH IE DECOSTAATTORNEYS AT LAW VA S ANTA SENERAT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT 472-6000 418-0008 Non Residents

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39 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013deaRPharmacistP ropolis Is P erfect For Immunity, B lood S ugar A nd Cholesterolby S uzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: I take a dozen antibiotics per year due to frequent infections. What else can I take? Dont worry, I take probiotics; what I want is a natural antibiotic. MW, Santa Barbara, California For millions of years, honeybees have protected themselves with a sticky substance called propolis to coat and clean their hives. Call it bee glue, this compound has exceptional medicinal benefits just like other tree saps such as Frankincense and Myrrh. Propolis has over 200 active ingredients including cinnamic acid derivatives, which cause cancer cells inside you to kill themselves (even leukemia). It has antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, anti-fungal and antimicrobial effects. Im stocking up now before cough and cold season rolls in. The Brazilian species, as in Brazilian green propolis, has higher amounts of these healing compounds, sold at health food stores and online. When combined with vitamin D, probiotics, Matcha tea, Maitake mushrooms and prescribed lowdose naltrexone (LDN about 4.5mg at night), I am confident you will ramp up your immune system. Talk to your doctor about these options. Now, Id like to focus on how propolis can rapidly clear the body of dangerous pathogens, improve blood sugar and cholesterol, all the while reducing pain-causing cytokines. Artepillin C, a compound in propolis shuts down NFKB, a metabolic pathway in your body that churns inflammatory compounds that make you hurt. So, propolis is an anti-inflammatory. It supports healthy blood sugar levels as well as blood lipids (like cholesterol). Ive always been somewhat afraid of these critters, but after studying this, lets hear it for the bees! As an antibiotic, propolis has been shown to kill H. pylori is implicated in gastric ulcers and colitis; also MRSA, as in the potentially fatal bug Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It acts on these pathogens without destroying your probiotic flora. Id still take probiotics, but its good to know propolis doesnt harm your gut like conventional antibiotics. That means no diarrhea, cramping and bloating like you get from antibiotics. As an anti-fungal, propolis has been shown to fight Candida strains of all sorts including C. albicans, C. glabrata and C. krusei. That last one is dangerous, and it occurs during production of chocolate and wine. A study compared natural propolis to the drug Nystatin, and they were equally effective. Propolis boosts your own macrophages to go and fight harder. One of the most difficult to treat viruses known to man is influenza, another one is herpes and, of course theres the infamous small pox. Would it shock you at this point if I told you various studies have shown antiviral capacity by propolis? Two separate studies have shown it work against HPV, or human papilloma virus, implicated in cervical cancer. Whenever I see hype about injecting little kids with vaccines for HPV, I wonder why propolis doesnt even get honorable mention? For enhanced immune benefits, youll see high quality brands combine the Brazilian green propolis with probiotics, astaxanthin or other immune-boosting antioxidants. 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 phar macist. To contact her, visit www.dearpharmacist.com. ISLAND PHARMACY(Voted Best Pharmacy on The Island 6 years)CARING FOR YOU AND ABOUT YOU2330 Palm Ridge Rd. #12, Sanibel Got AP roblem? D r. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: I had a teacher tell me that not all stress is bad. So what is good about stress?A: Not all stress is bad! Enthusiasm takes stress to a positive level. If we didnt experience some enthusiasm (positive stress with a goal), we would wake up every day, put the covers over our head and return to sleep! The happiest people minimize stressful situations. There is plenty that you can do to minimize stress and its negative effects. Yet most are puzzled about how this can be done. A generally held belief is that our stressful events are generated by events outside of us. If only our spouse, boss, colleagues, parents would change, then we wouldnt have so much stress! Do you find you are still waiting for others to change so you will be happy and less stressed? Much of our stress comes from reacting to outside events rather than going to that inner part of the self and asking how we became so stressed to begin with. Stress taken to a higher level becomes enthusiasm. The good news about having enthusiasm is that it leads people to achieve optimum levels of wellness and performance. For example, if you have to give a talk, even a little bit of enthusiasm will help motivate you to be better prepared and help you to speak more clearly. Some people report that they work best under pressure. If they have a deadline, being enthusiastic about what they are attempting to achieve can be a positive motivator, since some people are more apt to get going and complete the task at hand. It doesnt mean that the actual deadline cant be stressful; it is what you say to yourself about the deadline that will determine your reaction. If my reaction is that the deadline is stressful, this can lead to loss of enthusiasm and an unwanted result. This is when you want to pay attention and become aware of when enthusiasm is turning back to stress. This is a red flag, waving right in front of your eyes and indicating trouble ahead. You need to alter this as much as you can before distressing events take the joy out of life. If you happen to be one of those who feels exhausted, burned out, tired, over whelmed and ill from all the demands and uncertainty in our world, you are not alone. We tend to believe, as mentioned earlier, comes to us from outside our selves, such as layoffs, corporate downsizing, outsourcing, financial stress, caring for aging parents, aging, negative news from the media and so on. In truth, stress comes from how we perceive, interpret, judge and behave in situations life presents. Life can be good, bad, pleasurable or painful depending upon your inner thought processes. E mail your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com

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41 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 answer on page 43 FIND AT LEAST SIX DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PANELS SUDOKUTo play Sudoku: Complete the grid so that every row, column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 through 9 (the same number cannot appear more than once in a row, column or 3x3 box.) There is no guessing and no math involved, just logic.answer on page 43 PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY COMPUTER SERVICES SLIDING GLASS DOORS Replacing Sliding Glass Door Rollers, Locks, Tracks and More 2393397355www.SliderMedic.comLicensed & InsuredServing Lee & Collier Counties Replacing Sliding Glass Door Rollers, FAMILY MEDICINE 239-233-5835Experienced in all ages including geriatricsDr. Maria BadamiBoard Certified Family Medicine, F.A.AFP, DO, MBA, MTHouse call visits IMMEDIATE CARE NEEDS CHRONIC CARE DM2, HTN & MORE PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT OSTEOPATHIC MANIPULATIONFamily Medicine Physician COSMETICS MAGGIE BUTCHER 904 Lindgren Blvd. Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Ph: 239-395-0978 / 317-509-6014 mbutcher@marykay.com Products: www.marykay.com/mbutcher Career information available Gift ideas available Call for Summer Specials! CONTRACTORS HOME BUILDINGA full service contractor dedicated to exceptional quality at a reasonable price.Voted Best of the Islands 10 times since 1999New Construction Remodeling Commercial(239)472-0200Michael J. ValiquetteGENERAL CONTRACTORIsland Resident Lic. #CGC056909 Hurricane Protection Consultant

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Read us online at IslandSunNews.com 42 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013Top 10 Real Estate SalesPROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY BUILDING CONTRACTOR CUSTOM HOME BUILDER We do it all from repairing a door to adding a 2nd FloorNew Construction TooDeCorte FourCustom Home Builders, Inc. GLASS 2416 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Phone: (239) 472-0032 Fax: (239) 472-0680Insured Licensed# S2-11975 Stevens & Sons GlassReplacement Impact Windows & Sliding Doors, Mirrors, Tub & Shower Enclosures, Store Fronts, Porch Enclosures, French Doors, Plate Glass Specialists in impact condo complex replacement COMPUTERS CONSTRUCTION 239-472-6711 MILLS BROTHERS BUILDING CONTRACTORS UPHOLSTERY A Friendly Personalized Service From Owner-Operator Steven CservenyakPARAMOUNT DECORATOR & UPHOLSTERYsince 1974 Complete line of quality upholstery work by European CraftsmanWe work with the finest imported silk, satin, damask, brocades, velvets, hand-loomed crewel, embroidered tapestries from Italy, Belgium & India.Antique Furniture Restoration We also do boat cushions & down feather cushions472-8086Island AUTO DETAILING PET SITTING Island Pet SittingKelly Tyrrellkellyatyrrell@me.com Development City Year BuiltSquare FootageListing PriceSelling PriceDays on Market The Paramount Fort Myers 20063,790$1,300,000$1,185,00012 Palmas Del Sol Fort Myers 20033,437$799,000$730,000 163 Savona Cape Coral 20062,312$650,000$620,000 5 The Forest Fort Myers 19843,995$579,900$570,000 166 River Ranch Estates Estero20053,536$549,900$543,000 164 Cape Coral Cape Coral 19932,505$549,900$520,000 31 Holiday Heights Fort Myers Beach 19601,701$479,900$471,000 101 McGregor Isles Fort Myers 19711,849$479,000$459,000 113 Sanibel Siesta Condo Sanibel19751,030$439,000$414,500 224 Island Beach ClubFort Myers Beach 19991,450$424,900$410,000 176Courtesy of Royal Shell Real Estate

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44 ISLAND SS UN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIED D DEADLINE F FRIDAY AT N NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS TO PLACE AA CC LAS SIFIED LL OG OO N tT O: II sland SS un NN ews.c om CLICK ON PLACE CLASSIFIED 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, Fl Phone: 239-472-3644, ext 1 Fax: 239-472-2334 www.crowclinic.orgH ELEL P U SS P LEASELEASE !!We need volunteers for: Clinic emergency patient admissions desk and baby animal feeders Visitor education center greeters and gift shop cashiers CROW (239) 472-3644, ext. 231 or volunteers@crowclinic.orgR SS 1/4 NCNC T FNFN hH EL pP WANTEDVO LL U NTEERSNTEERS NEEDEDNEEDED Volunteers needed for the After School Program which runs Mon.-Th, 2:30 3:15 pm call Linda Reynolds 472-1617R SS 1/4 NCNC T FNFN SER vV ICES oO FFERED RR OG ERER NN O DRDR U FFFF ELECTRICELECTRIC Lic# EC12002788. Call Roger 239-707-7203. Aqualink Motor Controls. R SS 6/7 CCCC T FNFN SS CARNAT oO LL AWN SS ER vV ICELawn Service, Shrubs and Tree Trimming Weeding, Installation of Plants, Trees and Mulch (one month free service available) Joe Scarnato (239) 849-6163 scarnatolawn@aol.comR SS 1/25 BM T FNFN SANISANI B ELEL HOM EE WATCWA TC HRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971R SS 1/4 BM T FNFN SER vV ICES oO FFERED RESRES O RTRT M ANAANA G EE M ENTENT Retired couple seeks position as small resort management team. Both have 30 years of Sanibel familiarity. On-site residence desired; salary negotiable. 231-421-9194 / jcrounds11@charter.net. NSNS 8/23 CCCC 9/13 H omOM E/ CC O NDND O WW ATC hH C oO NCIER gG E SER vV ICESDorado Property Management Full Range of Services Island Resident 24/7 Call Lisa or Bruce at 239-472-8875RS 1/4 BM TFN HELLES CC LEANIN gG SS ER vV ICESResidential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047 NSNS 1/4 P CC T FNFN ANN uU AL RENTAL LoLO N gG TT ER mM RR ENTAL2BR 2Bath 1,500 Sq. Ft. Executive Condo in Sanctuary available for long term rental. 6 month minimum, multi-year available. No pets, no smoking. $2,200 per month plus utilities. Call 407-227-3554. NSNS 8/30 CCCC 9/20 QU IETIET SANISANI B ELEL HOM EE WW /P RIRI V ATEATE B EACEAC H P ATAT H3200 sq ft home in Gulf Pines, one of communities. One house from beach w/private beach path. Short walk to Gulf large landscaped lot provides privacy. 3-4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, large open living W/D, 2nd fridge, Elevator, 2-car garage. $4,000/mo. + util. Annual rental only. fees paid by owner. Avail Oct 2013. Call 917-680-4440. NSNS 5/31 CCCC T FNFN RERE /M AA X O FF TT H EE ISLANDSISLANDS Putting owners and tenants together Call Dustyn Corace www.remax-oftheislands.com 239-472-2311R SS 1/4 BM T FNFN ISABELLA RASiIHAPPY TO HELP Y YOUWithITH A ALL OOF Y YOUrRREAL EEStT At TE NEEDS! 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Small dog w/deposit Available 10/1. 908-246-3577 NSNS 9/20 CCCC 9/20 VO LL U NTEERSNTEERS NEEDEDNEEDED At The Sanibel School Call Michelle Wesley 239-910-8000R SS 1/4 NCNC T FNFN ThTH E SS ANI bB EL BEAD ShopSHOP PT sales. Jewelry making exp. preferred. Will train reliable person with strong retail sales experience. Apply in person. 1101 Periwinkle Way, Mon.-Sat, 11-5 p.m.R SS 9/20 CCCC 9/20 hH EL pP WANTED CompCOMP ANI oO N/HEL pP ERSome meal prep and light housekeeping. Good Driving record. References Required. 239-4378-1991 or 239-223-0660. NSNS 9/20 CCCC 9/20 VO LL U NTEERNTEER OPPO RTRT U NITNIT YThe 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 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. NSNS 2/8 NCNC T FNFN ExpEXP ERIENCED PERS oO NAL LL INES II NS uU RANCE AgAG ENTExperienced Personal Lines Insurance have 440 or 220 license. Email resume to: alarson@rosierinsurance.com NSNS 9/20 CCCC 9/20 ANN uU AL RENTAL RR I vV ER DD ISTRICT HIST oO RIC DD EAN PAR kK 1924 Pristine 2 story 2700 sq ft Tudor, 3-2.5-2, newly done kit (w/granite), MBR, breakfast/sun rm, den, DR, storage area, walk to downtown. Special. 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45 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 BOATS CANOES KAYAKSDOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800RS 1/4 NC TFN 22-FOOT GLACIER BAY CATAMARANIn good condition. Needs some detailing and a high pressure fuel pump. $9,000 or best offer. The boat was donated to the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) for quick sale. Contact James Robinson at CROW at (239) 472-3644, ext. 221 or development@ crowclinig.org. Or contact Peg Albert at (239) 472-3644, ext. 232 or peg@ crowclinic.org. RS 7/26 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 TOOL BOX WASHES UP ON SANIBELThis tool box with motor parts washed up on shore Saturday morning, May 8 about 8:30 on the beach at Sundial Resort on Sanibel Island. To claim call Sundial Resort Security 239-472-4151.NS 6/14 CC TFN LOST AND F OUND AUTO F OR SALE2008 HYUNDAI GLS SONATA40K milage Good Shape Call Ed 239-472-5065NS 9/20 CC 9/27 The Island Sun and The River Weekly NewsAlways on the table, and online, with everything you need to know about your community. NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva IslandsTHEIVER R r rf WEEKL Y NEWS Serving Sanibel, Captiva and Fort Myers since 1993 Phone 395-1213 or 415-7732 Pick up a copy or go to IslandSunNews.com. Click on Read the Island Sun or The River Weeklywww.IslandSunNews.com W ANTED TO BUYCASH P AID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280RS 9/6 CC 11/29 P ETSFREE 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 F OR SALETWIN BEDSTwo Twin Antique Maple Beds and Night Tables Excellent Condition. $400. New mattresses/box springs available.NS 9/20 CC 9/20 GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION CLEANING OUT!Sat. 9/21 and Sun. 9/22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1606 Bunting Lane off Dixie Beach Blvd. Gumbo Limbo, Sanibel Storage Shed, Bike Lift, NYPD Pedal Car, Hide-a-Bed, Household, Lots More!NS 9/20 CC 9/20

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rfnCALLING 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 T ea Society of Sanibel and Captiva .......... 472-8334 Kiwanis Club ........................................... 677-7299 League of Women Voters .................... sanibelLWV@gmail.com Lions Club (T om 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 ATT RAC TIONSBailey-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) ............. 472-232946 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 P ets Of T he Week Hello, my name is Bahia. Im a year-and-a-half-old female brindle Florida Curr. My name is pronounced Ba-hi-a and that means joyful. I have beautiful brown eyes and a gorgeous brindle coat. Im calm, quiet, loving, eager to please and just an all around good girl. My adoption fee is $40 (regularly $75) dur ing Animal Services Fall Frenzy adoption promotion. Hello, my name is Heloise. Im a 6-monthold female brown tabby domestic short hair. Need a Helpful Hint From Heloise? Here it is. Get down to Animal Services fast because cats and kittens 6 months and older are only $25 dur ing October. Cats and kittens are also two-forone adoption fee. You wont find a better time to adopt a feline like me or one of my shelter buddies. Im absolutely ador able and super sweet! My adoption fee is $25 (regularly $75) dur ing Animal Services Fall Frenzy adoption promotion. For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (LEEPETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www.LeeLostPets. com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office, off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if three months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs six months and over, feline AIDS and leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10-day health guarantee and a bag of Science Diet pet food. The adoption package is valued at $500. Heloise ID# 572124 Bahia ID# 570163 photos by squaredogphoto.com

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