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Island sun
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Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.)
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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
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June 21, 2013
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Newspapers -- Captiva (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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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
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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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OCTO BER SUNR ISE /SUNSET: SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 rfn PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAI D FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com Opening R eception For The Sinking World E xhibit At Alliance For T he ArtsOn Friday, October 4, the highly-anticipated opening reception for The Sinking World: The Mohawk Project is at Alliance for the Arts. The reception will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the main gallery. Austrian artist Andreas Franke will be on hand for the reception. On Saturday, he is leading a gallery Walk & Talk at 10 a.m., during which hell answer questions about his process and inspiration. Since June, 12 large surreal images encased in steel-framed Plexiglas have been attached by magnets to a 165-foot long WWII-era Coast Guard Cutter sunk off the coast of Sanibel. The USS Mohawk was scuttled there in 2012 to serve as an artificial reef, beneficial to sea life and attractive to divers. But photographer and graphic artist Franke has made the Mohawk his personal underwater art studio. Franke took photographs of the sunken ship and superimposed over them images of actors dressed in 1940s costumes that he shot in his studio back in Vienna. The scenes depict the life which the Mohawks sailors led while aboard the ship, as well as the ones they dreamed of back home.continued on page 18 Image of a sailor superimposed on a photo of the sunken Coast Guard Cutter, the USS Mohawk Andreas Frankes artwork after four months under water. Marine life has adhered to the piece, making it a living piece of art. Ding Family Fun Day T argets Archery Skills New this year for Ding Darling Days Family Fun Day kickoff on Sunday, October 20, the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) will be offering youth archery skills clinics to the agenda of free programs and activities. Certified archery instructors Ben Nottingham from Florida Panther NWR and Dave DeFonzo from the Sanibel Recreation Department will be offering introductory instruction to children from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at multiple stations set up in the grassy area between the refuge and Sanibel School parking lots. Family Fun Day, a free day valued at $75 for a family of four, will include lifesize wildlife puppet presentations, live animal presentations, refuge tram tours, guided trail walks, nature crafts, a butterfly house and touch tanks, and giveaways. The day kicks off a week of nature activities and programs at the refuge October 20 to 26. For more information and a full Ding Darling Days schedule, visit www.dingdarlingdays.com. Ding Darling Wildlife SocietyFriends of the Refuge sponsors Ding Darling Days with support from Tarpon Bay Explorers, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and other private and business partners. Ding Darling Days 2013 sponsors include: ROSEATE SPOONBILL: Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille. GREAT BLUE HERON: Arthur Printing, Baileys General Store, Island Sun, Jerrys Foods, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, Jim and Patty Sprankle, West Wind Inn. REDDISH EGRET: Mike and Terry Baldwin, Big Red Q Quickprint, Caloosa Tent & Rental, Casa Ybel Resort, Cedar Chest Fine Jewelry, Rotary Club of Sanibel-Captiva, Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club, Tween Waters Inn. SNOWY EGRET: Art and Susan Cassell, Barefoot Charleys Painting Co., Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP), Congress Jewelers, Dan Hahn Custom Builders, Florida Weekly, George & Wendys Seafood Grille, Good Wheels, Grounds by Greenways, Island Events, Island Therapy Center, Mast Family Culligan, Nave Plumbing, Over Easy Caf, Panther Printing, Sanibel Art & Frame, Wendy and George Schnapp, She Sells Sea Shells, Winston and Barbara Spurgeon, Suncatchers Dream. As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, DDWS works to support J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuges mission of conservation, wildlife and habitat protection, research, and public education through charitable donations and Refuge Nature Shop proceeds. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety. org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4 or dingdarlingsociety@gmail.com. New this year for Ding Darling Days: archery skills clinics on Family Fun Day, held on Sunday, October 20

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 20132 CROWs T aste O f T he Islands S purs T eam VolunteeringWhile the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is still looking for volunteers to work at its 32nd annual Taste of the Islands Festival on Sunday, November 10, the group has all of its financial positions well covered. Our presenting sponsor, Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, stepped up to the challenge, put together a team of its employees and volunteered to manage all of the financial issues and activities around this years event, said CROW Executive Director Steve Calabro. Wed love to see additional area businesses take the team challenge and join the camaraderie. Dozens of volunteers are needed to host this years event, which will feature more than 20 restaurants and live music on the grounds of The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. Its a big opportunity for our employees to volunteer a day of community service doing what we do best, said Edison National Bank Vice President Rob Lisenbee. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., but volunteers are needed before, during and after the event. If you own or work at an area business and would like to volunteer as a group, call or email Volunteer Coordinator Kathy Boone at 472-3644 ext. 229 or kboone@crowclinic.org. Volunteering is easy. Complete the Event Volunteer Registration form included in this publication or online at www.crowclinic.org or www.tastesanibelcaptiva.com. CROW is still accepting sponsors and restaurants to participate. For sponsorship information, contact CROWs Development Director James Robinson at 472-3644 ext. 221 or jrobinson@crowclinic.org. Flush with CROWbucks and financially armed, the Edison National Bank/ Bank of the Islands Volunteer Team prepares for CROWs 2013 Taste of the Islands Festival The Bait Box PresentsTHE ESPERANZA WOODRING MEMORIALCASTNETRODEO20th Annual Saturday, November 9, 2013 239-472-1618 REFRESHMENTSAVAILABLE NOALCOHOLPERMITTEDA FUN FAMILY EVENT!! GREAT RAFFLE ITEMS!!!Esperanza Lorraine Woodring, Woodring Point, Circa 1952 YOUTH COMPETITION NO REGISTRATION FEE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 8:30 a.m. Free Lessons and 9:30 a.m. All Proceeds to Benefit the Sanibel-Captiva Chapter of START Solutions ToAvoid Red Tide a not-forprofit organization that funds efforts to improved the quality of our marine waters through research, public education, and programs that restore marine habitats, preserve marine species and promote healthy beaches and waterways

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3 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 rf r f ntrbrnrfntbrt tnrn rb nt nnnn brbnnn nnb bbntfrrnrfntb nn fnn rrbfntbnr tnr fnrb n rrbbrrtnrbnnrnnftrnn THE ONLY HEALTH FOOD STORE ON THE ISLAND! Let food be thy medicine & medicine be thy food. Hippocrates 460 BC The Sanibel Sprout Your place to thrive! Zonta Awarded Governors Cup For Outstanding Servicesubmitted by Dalia JakubauskasBesting over 40 clubs, The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva once again brought home the prestigious District 11 Governors Cup, awarded each year to a club for its outstanding service and advocacy activities. The cup was awarded on September 28 at Zontas District 11 Conference held in Naples at the Waldorf Astoria. For five out of the last seven years, The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva has won the trophy, most recently for 201112, and was runner up for 2012-13. In addition to service and advocacy, the award also recognizes clubs in District 11 for their dedication to Zontas values and membership growth and fundraising activities. The district is made up of clubs from Alabama and the Carolinas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico and The British Virgin Islands. The award came as a pleasant surprise to island Zontians attending the conference. None of us from Sanibel-Captiva held the slightest expectation for this recognition, said Zonta President Kristin Ritts. We thought it would be time instead for another hard-working, deserving club to receive this well-earned award. But, as the description of the winning clubs projects rolled out, we San-Cap members looked at each other and knew this was about us. The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva is a service organization of professionals and executives working together to improve the status of women, on the islands, in Lee County, and globally through Zonta International. For more information, visit www.zontasancap.com. Members of the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva receiving the Governors Cup, from left, Nola Theiss; Gini Jones; President-elect Robyn Moran; President Kristin Ritts; Karen Pati (newly elected Governor, District 11) with Z-man Gopal Pati; Joanne Marriott; Ruth Woodham and Linda Robison (newly-elected Area 6 Director) 2014 Beach Parking Permits Going On SaleSanibel residents and property owners can purchase their 2014 Sanibel Beach Parking Permits starting on Monday, October 14 at the Sanibel Recreation Center, 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road, seven days a week during operating hours. As a reminder, Beach Parking Permits will no longer be sold at the Sanibel Police Department. To qualify for any Beach Parking Permit, please bring a valid vehicle registration for each vehicle and a valid state-issued identification or drivers license showing a Sanibel address or proof of Sanibel property ownership. Payment may be made via cash, check, MasterCard or Visa. 2014 Parking Permit Decals & Fees (Permits Valid through November 30, 2014) A Resident Property Owner $12 (Resident and/or Sanibel Ad Valorem taxpayer property owner) B Non-Resident Permit $90 (Non-resident/Non-Sanibel Ad Valorem taxpayer property owner) C Restricted Permit $90 (Resident and Non-Resident) A/C Resident Permit $102 B/C Non-Resident Permit $180 Decal Transfer or Reissue Fee $3 (Residential and Restricted)continued on page 31

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 20134 Storm Protection? Its Much More Than Thatsubmitted by Ken and Kate Gooderham, ASBPA executive directorsOne of the terms we often hear when people are talking about restoration whether it is marsh restoration or beach restoration is storm protection. In fact, such protection is the reason the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the beach restoration business. There are even formulas for calculating storm protection benefits from restoration projects. Although the intention behind the term storm protection is spot-on, it may be a little too antiseptic to reflect the on-the-ground reality of what this effort is trying to achieve. Maybe a better term is human misery prevention. Talk to the people who lost their homes in Superstorm Sandy about human misery. Not only is it just being homeless, it is hours spent on the phone or in lines talking to FEMA, insurance companies, community agencies, contractors and the like trying to get their lives back. Conversations about frustrating bureaucracy replace discussions about the kids ballgame. Post-storm human misery? It means either living far away from home, because those are the only choices that are still standing, or living with friends or family in cramped conditions just hoping for the day youll be back in your own place with your own stuff your new stuff, since your old stuff got washed away. Perhaps youre one of the lucky ones whose house is still standing and habitable. So youll be living in a house without electricity in a neighborhood where you are one of a small handful of remaining residents. Taking a shower means a drive to a friends house or to the gym. The idea of a hot bath is luxury too incredible to imagine. Driving anywhere is a challenge because of the debris. Perhaps youre temporarily out of a job because the business down the street where you work was destroyed in the storm or, if it wasnt destroyed, the devastated and deserted community it serves doesnt have much call for whatever that business has to offer right now. Joblessness doesnt just affect people on the coast, because in coastal communities employees may commute an hour inland. Businesses and employees from outside these communities suffer, too, because they provide goods and services for the coastal areas. Those businesses lucky enough to be open arent functioning because their employees are working with FEMA, insurance companies, etc. (see above). Everyone always says, Well, we are alive. Its just stuff. That keeps things in some perspective, and its an easy thing to say right after a storm strikes. But its not so easy to say to a small child who just wants to sleep with his beloved teddy bear (whos nowhere to be found in the debris). Not so easy to say when the only photo of a special relative has vanished. Not so easy to say when your storm-struck community wont really look like home for years and years to come, until things rebuild, re-grow and return to normal. Storm protection? How about way of life protection? Nothing can prevent all storm damage, but three steps have been proven over and over to make a big difference: beaches make a difference. on the wave climate, but appropriate dunes act as a storm buffer. If there was ever doubt, Superstorm Sandy settled that very graphically. be limited to replacing stairs not entire structures. For more information, go to www.asbpa.org, Facebook or www.twitter.com/ asbpa. 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! www.SynergySportswear.com Island Winds CoiffuresHAIR SALON FOR WOMEN & MEN "Let us Pamper You!"LINDA MARISA JEANNE JOSEPHINE FEATURING FACIAL THREADING BY JOSEPHINE( ) NEW CUSTOMERS ALWAYS WELCOME! Captiva Community Panel MeetingThe Captiva Community Panel will meet October 8 at 9 a.m. at South Seas Island Resort. The agenda will be as follows: 8:15 a.m. Bylaws Committee meeting 9 a.m. Introductions and roll call; approval of August 13 and September 17 minutes 9:05 a.m. CEPD update, Kathy Rooker 9:10 a.m. Captiva Fire District update, Chief Rich Dickerson 9:15 a.m. LCSO update, Deputy Mike Sawicki 9:20 a.m. Hurricane Preparedness & Response Committee, Ann Bradley 9:25 a.m. Committee reports (as necessary): Update on county grant application for Lee Plan revisions minute) Gooderham (one minute) minutes) 9:40 a.m. Bylaws revision on panel structure, discussion and vote 10 a.m. Discussion of draft community survey language and distribution, and workshop schedule, Ken Gooderham 10:30 a.m. Other business and public comment (November 12) Adjourn The panels Bylaws Subcommittee may meet immediately before the panel meeting adjourns in the same room. Two or more panel members will be in attendance. The Captiva Community Panel provides a public forum whereby Captiva property owners can present projects requiring variances and get feedback from and answer questions of the panel members and other Captiva neighbors attending the public meeting. The panel has no decision-making authority on variance requests but does advise Lee County as to the point of view of the panel and the point of view expressed by other interested Captivans attending the public meeting at which the variance request was presented. The Captiva Community Panel is sponsored by the Captiva Property Owners Association Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization by IRS determination. The association is registered under account number CH28824 with the state of Florida under Chapter 496, Florida Statutes, the Solicitation of Contributions Act. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 800-435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com

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5 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 9th Annual Island PawsHowl-O-Ween Bash HOWLING FOR HEARTWORM PREVENTION! For a $10 donation, 630 TARPON BAY ROAD, SANIBEL ISLAND Family Fall Carnival At The Community HouseThe Costumes and Candy Fall Carnival is coming to The Community House Thursday, October 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. This is the 10th year for The Community House to present a safe and fun Halloween experience for the entire family. There will be plenty of candy, games, prizes and crafts, a dining area serving meals at family-friendly prices and Billys Hay Ride (courtesy of Billys Rentals). Everyone is encouraged to come in costume. Multiple costume prizes will be awarded throughout the evening to kids, adults and volunteers. The admission price is one bag of Halloween candy per family. Over 40 volunteers are needed to help make the evening a success. If you can lend a hand, call Salli Kirkland at 472-4919 or The Community House at 472-2155. Sponsors for this years event are Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club, Billys Rentals and Billys Bike Shop. More sponsors are needed. For more information on this event or other SCA sponsored events, visit online at www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 472-2155. All ages are welcome to come in costume Characters from a previous event Beading Classes Are Coming To The Community HouseAll are invited to learn the intricate art of beading with shells and other treasures of the sea with instructor Anita Gober at The Community House. All supplies and tools will be provided. Gober suggests that if you wear reading glasses, you should bring them. Classes are small for one-on one-instruction. There is a minimum of three people required and a maximum of 10 per class. Classes will be held the first Wednesday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon on the following dates: October 9 Spiral rope bracelet November 6 Jingle shell bracelet December 4 Sea biscuit pendant January 8 Spiral rope bracelet February 5 Large shell right angle weave necklace April 2 Sea biscuit pendant You can see some of Gobers work at Pandoras Box. Cost is $35 for members and $40 for guests. Advanced classes will be scheduled ad hoc for $50 for three hours for members. For more information or class registration, call 472-2155. To become a Sanibel Community Association sponsor, visit online at www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net. American Legion Post 123 NewsOn Sunday, October 6, American Legion Post 123 will be serving spaghetti and meatballs all day long. On Wednesday, October 9, an American Legion general meeting will take place beginning at 6 p.m. The 12th annual Ladies Auxiliary Oktoberfest will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 12 and 13, from 1 to 8 p.m. on both days. 8-Ball Pool League action begins on Monday, October 14 starting at 5 p.m. Also, dont forget the official start of stone crab season, which begins on October 15. Texas Holdem is played Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. New players are welcome but must be American Legion members. continued on page 6

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 20136 1975-2019 periwinkle way ShopOnSanibel.com Something for Everyone 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) Huckabee To Speak At SFCAFormer Governor Mike Huckabee will be speaking at Southwest Florida Christian Academys (SFCA) Educating For Eternity on the McGregor Baptist campus on Monday, October 7. Tickets are rapidly selling but still available at www.swfca.com. The Huckabee Show is the number one rated weekend hit on the Fox News Channel and Cumulus Media Networks syndicated radio program, The Mike Huckabee Show, heard on more than 175 stations. Hes also listened to three times daily across the nation on The Huckabee Report syndicated on almost 600 stations and has been the fastest growing new program on the Cumulus Media Network in recent years. Author of nine books, his most recent being A Simple Government, was his fourth to appear on The New York Times best-selling list. Huckabee served as the 44th Governor of Arkansas and was recognized nationally for his leadership after being honored by several renowned publications and organizations for his numerous accomplishments. Time Magazine honored him as one of the five best governors in America. Educating For Eternity is an annual fundraiser for SFCA. This years proceeds will benefit the Financial Aid program, transportation, new athletic complex and technology. The dinner sponsor for the evening is Carrabbas Italian Grill. Business sponsorship may still be available for the evenings event. Contact Lisa Blanchard at lisa.blanchard@mcgregor. net or 936-8865 ext. 1472 for further details. From page 5American LegionEvery 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. Public Input Sought On Land ManagementSan Carlos Bay Bunche Beach Preserve, one of Lee County Parks & Recreations most popular beach preserves, now has a second edition management plan the public can view and offer input. Or people can attend a Tuesday, October 8 meeting on the preserve plan at the Wa-ke Hatchee Park Recreation Center in South Fort Myers. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. The plan called a land management plan is the product of Lee Countys Conservation Lands staff. The plan describes the preserve, its history, on-going management activities and existing public amenities. The plan is critical because the preserve is home to numerous state and federally listed plant and animal species including stiff-leaved wild pine, inkberry, piping plovers, least terns and loggerhead sea turtles. After public review, the plan will be presented to the Lee County Board of County Commissioners for approval. The management plan is available for review until October 8 at the Lakes Regional Library, 15290 Bass Road in Fort Myers; the Fort Myers Beach Public Library, 2755 Estero Blvd. in Fort Myers Beach; and online at www.conservation2020.org/documents/LSP/2013_ SCBBBP_Draft_LMP_web.pdf Wa-ke Hatchee Park Recreation Center the meeting site is at 16760 Bass Road in Fort Myers. Written comments are encouraged and can be given at the meeting, online or through the mail. For more information, visit www. conservation2020.org or www.leeparks. org. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com

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7 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 Meet And Greet Held For U.S. Congress Hopeful Andelsubmitted by Ted TysonCongressional candidate Ellen Andel, Vice Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Juno Beach, Florida, was hosted by Mayor Kevin Ruane and his wife Doreen, Councilman Marty Harrity and his wife Brenda, and George and Liz Clark, at a very successful Meet & Greet function at Doc Fords Sanibel restaurant on September 30. Andel was introduced to a packed house by Mayor Ruane, who acknowledged Ellens support of local, state and Congressional action to clean up east and west Floridas water. She joins Sanibels city council in the effort to clean up Lake Okeechobees water and send cleansed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water releases south into the Everglades, where nature had intended them to go. When elected, Congresswoman Andel will partner with Sanibel and be a great asset in Washington, DC, working closely with us helping to fix the current mess, declared Ruane. Andel took the floor, answering the many questions honestly and directly. She requested support from all Floridians, saying that water quality issues are not just an east-west Florida problem, they are a total Florida problem affecting the health, jobs, tourist industry and recreation of every Floridian and visitor. With a BSE degree in Civil Engineering from prestigious Princeton University, successful local government service and experience managing public and private sector engineering construction, Andels responses to the crowds questions and her candidacy in the 18th Congressional District were enthusiastically accepted by the Sanibel group. From left, Richard Johnson, John Boone and Vice Mayor Doug Congress Ellen Andel and Lee County Republican Committee Board Member George Clark Ellen Andel and Mayor Kevin Ruane From left, Michael Valiquette, John Boone, Ellen Andel and City Councilman Mick Denham From left, Michael Valiquette, Ellen Andel and City Councilman Marty Harrity FREE GIFT WITH A $50 PURCHASE OR MORE To Recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com

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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 & ProductionAnn Ziehl Sarah Crooks Kris SeeReportersAnne Mitchell Jeff Lysiak Sanibel Swims Marks A Year Of Water Safetyby Anne MitchellSince its inception a year ago, Sanibel Swims has helped a total of 277 children from kindergarten through eighth grade learn to swim and taught others about water safety. Andrea Miller, recreation director, said a $16,000 grant funded free swimming lessons for all after school and summer camp participants along with vouchers for free lessons for the community. In addition, free American Red Cross compression only CPR classes were made available for adults. Miller made a presentation to the city council on Tuesday. Sanibel Swims is a partnership with the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, The Charitable Foundation of the Islands and the City of Sanibel. Sanibel Swims also partnered with The Sanibel School for Whales Tales Water Safety Education for all kindergarteners. Dr. Steven Brown, who helped found the organization, said the effort began after a toddler drowned on Sanibel. Statistics show that in Florida, drowning is the leading cause of death among children ages 1 through 4, and has the highest early childhood drowning rate in the United States (based on the most cur rent data from 2007). Sanibel Swim celebrated its first year of operation ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 20138 Segways Get Go Ahead For T wo More T oursby Anne MitchellThe city council on Tuesday paved the way for Billy Kirkland to expand his business from one to three Segway tours on Sanibel. Wayne Ponader, on behalf of Committee of the Islands (COTI), withdrew the organizations objection to the expansion that he had voiced two weeks ago. He said after speaking with Kirkland, he realized that the Segway operations would be limited and not allowed on all public roads. He also learned that the tours would have specific routes. David Bath, resident, said he still has safety concerns, especially since the tours will operate along one of the busiest sections of Periwinkle Way, from Kirklands business via the Casa Ybel Road intersection to The Community Association. Over time accidents are likely to happen, Bath said. Councilman Mick Denham voted in favor of the ordinance but said he would like to check in a year how it was working out. Mayor Kevin Ruane said both the public works director and the police chief had no problems with the ordinance. City Manager Judie Zimomra added that council has authorized staff to look into creating a pad or area where cyclists and walkers can gather at the Casa Ybel intersection while waiting for the traffic officer to direct them to cross. She also noted that a traffic analysis showed that it was extremely safe. Kirkland will still have to go before the planning commission for a conditional use permit under the new ordinance to add a Sanibel Historical Museum & Village tour and an Historic Cemetery route to the existing Bailey Road tour. Phased D evelopment Gets C ouncil OKby Anne MitchellThe city council on Tuesday for mally approved an ordinance that allows developers to phase construction in major plats. This gives more flexibility to developers. However, it will still be up to the planning commission to determine what constitutes a phase and how the phases will be timed. Planning Director Jim Jordan said there are only one or two subdivisions still to be developed. One of the beneficiaries is the developer whose permit for a new subdivision in the Wulfert area expired about two years ago due to complications caused by the arrival of bald eagles on the property. N ow, he can avoid the area where the birds are nesting required by federal and state law and begin work on one or more homes, depending on what the planning commission approves for each phase. Permit Fees Further R educedAfter reducing building permit fees by 25 percent in April, the Sanibel City Council made a further 25 percent cut on Tuesday. The multiplier for all building department fees is now reduced from three quarters of a percent of total cost to one half of a percent of total cost. The ordinance passed without discussion.

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9 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 S anibel Mayor T akes Water Issue T o DCby A nne MitchellSanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane vowed to keep the pressure on state and federal governments to deal with polluted water thats harming the local economy and the environment. Ruane headed to Washington, DC on Tuesday to push his agenda, following a visit last week to that state capitol in Tallahassee. With the wet season almost at an end, Ruane fears the momentum for action will dissipate along with the summer rains. Earlier during Tuesdays city council meeting, Mitch Hutchcraft, a member of the South Florida Water Management District Governing Board, voiced his support for most of Sanibels goals. He said the best way to proceed is to prioritize projects, given that it takes 10 to 15 years for federal funding to materialize. We should identify what will give us the biggest bang for the buck what will have the biggest and fastest impact on the (water release) system, he said. Councilman Mick Denham said he wants to see the adversity from Lake Okeechobee water releases shared between all parties, including farmers and communities on the east coast and west coast. He feels Southwest Florida bears the brunt. Sanibel has sent letters to local mayors, water management officials, Governor Rick Scott, Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto and Representative Matt Caldwell calling for action. Zimomra HonoredLast week, the Ohio State University John Glenn School of Public Affairs announced that Sanibel City Manager Judie Zimomra had been selected as their 2013 Outstanding Alumnus. The award was presented to Zimomra on-campus at a September 27 reception of alums and friends. Zimomra has served as the City Manager of Sanibel since September 2001. N ew C rosswalk Policy Gets B ike C lubs B lessingby A nne MitchellSanibels old crosswalk policy, dating back to 1996, has been updated by means of a resolution unanimously adopted on Tuesday by the city council. In February 2013, council authorized staff to work with Kittelson and Associates, a transportation planning and engineering consultant, to review current policies and propose revisions. It includes minimum crosswalk standards, based on state and industry standards, and also crosswalk treatments such as pavement markings and signage. That means, among other things, that yellow warning signs for advance notice of an approaching crosswalk will replace existing black and white signs. Public Works Director Keith Williams said staff also recommends the city consider crosswalk illumination as needed. Patti Sousa of the Sanibel Bicycle Club said the club appreciates the updated policy, which supports not only cyclists and pedestrians but also the requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Make AD ifference A t C aptiva Post O fficeDuring the month of October, when you purchase five sheets of Breast Cancer Research Stamps at the Captiva Post Office, you will be entered into to a drawing to win a gift basket of items donated by various establishments on Captiva, Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach, with an estimated value of over $800. Breast Cancer Research Stamps are just like Forever Stamps. To purchase your stamps and enter the drawing, stop by the Captiva Post Office and ask for Jonelle Durazzo. For more information, call 472-1674. The winning entry will be drawn on Friday, November 1. 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 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 201310 Churches/ TemplesANNUNCIA TION GREEK O RTHODOX C HURCH: 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 BA T Y A M-T EMPLE OF THE ISLA NDS: 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. CA PTIVA CHA PEL 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 C HRIST, S CIENTIST : 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. SA NIBEL 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 C ONG REGATIONAL U NITED C HURCH OF C HRIST: 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. S T. ISA BEL CATHOLIC C HURCH: 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. S T. M ICHA EL & ALL ANG ELS E PISCOP A L C HURCH: 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 A RIA N UNIV ERSA LISTS OF THE ISLA NDS: 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. You are Invited to the opening of theNew Sanibel Church, SBCOctober 6th and each Sunday thereaerin theSandpiper RoomofThe Sundial Beach Resort Hotel 9:00 a.m. Bible Fellowship 10:00 a.m. WorshipOur Mission: To glorify our Father in heaven.For information call the church at 239-671-5502ERNE STINE HALL MCKAYErnestine Hall McKay was born on March 10, 1942 to Ernest Hall and Stella Mae Jones Hall in Louisville, Mississippi. She married Marion Ellis McKay, Jr. of Canton, Mississippi in 1962. They celebrated over 51 years of love and adventures together spanning from Mississippi to South Florida. She is survived by her sons, Joel Ellis McKay of Fort Myers, Johnathan Lucas McKay (Katie) of Atlanta, Georgia, and Samuel Hayden McKay of Fort Myers. Her spirit is carried on by her sons; granddaughters Mindy McKay Morton (William) of Madison, Mississippi, and Megan McKay Richards (Brandon) of Dallas, Georgia; great-grandchildren; her sister Betty Hossfeld (Herman); brother Bob Hall; sister-in-law Memrie McKay-Cook (Rhodes); brother-in-law Dee McKay; and other nieces, nephews, friends and family. She is predeceased by her parents; brother Ernest Hall, Jr.; brother Doug Hall, and great-granddaughter Brianna Claire Richards. Ernestine received a B.S. from Belhaven College in Jackson, Mississippi and a Certified Financial Services Counselor designation (with honors) from Northwestern Universitys National Graduate Trust School. Her extensive investment management experience expanded over 40 years. For 17 years, she worked at and later held the position of Senior Vice President of the Trust Department for Deposit Guaranty Bank in Downtown Jackson, Mississippi, now Regions Bank. Later, while President of Pan American Bank, she was responsible for the management of $500 million of trust funds. In 1986, she co-founded Investment Advisors of Key Biscayne, Inc. where she served as President and Portfolio Manager. In addition, she was the co-founder, Executive Vice President and member of the Investment Committee at Biscayne Advisors, Inc. Ernestines professional career rallied respect beyond measure, though she never neglected her love of live theater and the arts. Ernestine was active in local community theater groups, including the Key Biscayne Music and Drama Club, where she directed, produced and starred in numerous productions at Calusa Playhouse on Key Biscayne, Coral Gables Country Club and BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater on Sanibel Island. Ernestines contributions to live theater spanned decades, hailed rave reviews and her love affair with the magical tales of The Wizard of Oz never faltered. Ernestine loved big, embraced freely, celebrated the smallest of moments and made habit of overstuffing her family and friends with culinary delights. She cher ished family, laughter, live guitar sessions performed by her sons, Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, shelling and botanical/wildlife preservation. Keeping with Ernestines motto to do what makes you happy, donations in her honor to a charity or cause of your choice is requested in lieu of flowers. OBITU ARY October Workshops A t FISH A re Open T o A ll IslandersFISH of Sanibel, Inc. announced upcoming free workshops for the month of October. They are: Mom and T oddlers Group meet at the FISH Walk-In Center. All island moms with children aged birth through 5 years are welcome, either alone or with their children. It is a time for fun, refreshments, learning, and sharing with other moms and their children. Work together to research and organize new topics of discussion, introduce interesting speakers and maintain regular get-together times. This group is sponsored by FISH, Healthy Start of Lee County and the United Way of Lee County. Empowering Women Group In-Center to provide a source of support for women. All island women are invited to attend and explore topics related to personal empowerment. There will be discussion and refreshments. F ISH L unch with Friendly Faces and clients for the monthly Friendly Faces lunch at George and Wendys Seafood Grille at Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Road. The cost is $8 per person, all incluR adiology R egional C enter Mobile Mammogram mography trailer will be stationed at the Baileys General Store parking lot. This unit offers professional mammography services for all women in the community and does not require a physicians order or prescription to provide mammography services. A mammogram costs $150, or is covered by some insurances. If an individual does not have insurance coverage, or has limited or any funds to pay for a mammogram from the mobile mammography unit, they may be eligible to receive financial assistance through FISH based upon financial need. Early detection allows for a greater number of options for treatment and a better chance of survival. The Radiology Regional Centers Mobile Mammography Coach is a customized, mobile breast-imaging clinic, bringing the latest technology in digital mammography. To sign up or for more information, call Christine or Jessi at the FISH Walk-InCenter at 472-4775.

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11 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 Sanibel Christian School Celebrates Community Helpers Last week, preschoolers from Sanibel Christian School learned a lot during a visit from Sanibel Police Departments Officer John Jacobowski. Preschoolers from Sanibel Christian School surround Officer John Jacobowski Fall Festival And Pumpkin SaleCome enjoy a fun Fall Festival and Pumpkin Sale to benefit the Sanibel Christian Preschool at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ on Sunday, October 20 from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Bring the family and pick out pumpkins for carving from the patch and enjoy complimentary petting zoo, hayrides and kids games. Bring a costume to exchange or simply to donate. Call Laura Miltner at 772-708-5292 or email at lauramiltner@gmail.com for additional information or to volunteer. The Sanibel Preschool/SCUCC is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Spence To Speak October 13 At Sanibel Community ChurchOn Sunday, October 13, teacher and Evangelist Mark Spence with Way of the Master Ministries will be preaching at all three morning services at Sanibel Community Church. That same day at 4 p.m., Dr. Spence will lead a seminar on evangelism. The training is open to the public. A light meal will be served, with the training concluding at 6 p.m. Child care will be provided. A love offering will be received for Way of the Master Ministry. Spence is the Dean of Kirk Cameron and Ray Comforts School of Biblical Evangelism, where he currently administers to about 12,000 students. He has served as the Head of the Calvary Chapel Bible College and the School of Discipleship in Yorba Linda, California. His passion is to equip Christians for effective personal evangelism for the Glory of God. His training is very comprehensive and he has a strong Biblical foundation. He teaches in such a way that makes it easy for the average Christian to put into everyday practical use. Spence has been the personal assistant to Comfort for a decade. He resides in Southern California with his wife, Laura, and their five children. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). For more information, visit www.sanibelchurch.com or call 472-2684. Mark Spence 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 Margaritaville Tequila Gold or Silver Cavit Pinot Grigio Kendall Jackson Chardonnay Blanc

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 201312 Noahs Concert For The Kids To Benefit Golisano Childrens Hospitalsubmitted by Lauren TravisFundraising is mostly done by us grownups, but on Saturday, November 2 at 8 p.m., local resident Noah Waddell plans to change that. The 12-year-old piano prodigy who calls his talent a God-given gift, is using that gift to give back to all the children of Southwest Florida. Noah is playing at the appropriately named Noahs Concert for the Kids. The creators and hosts of the event, Joe and Linda Mondelli, owners of John R. Wood Island Real Estate, could not be more excited to showcase Noahs talent. Noahs dad, Barry Waddell, has been a realtor with John R. Wood since its founding, and the concert supports the charities they love. Joe and Linda are long-time supporters of Sanibel-Captiva Cares both personally and professionally, and the funds donated by sponsors and attendees go towards Sanibel-Captiva Cares goal of raising $10 million on the islands for the capital campaign for the Golisano Childrens Hospital to help build a new facility at the HealthPark campus. Joe and Linda knew Noah was the perfect performer to pick. Noah plays professionally and competitively, but this will not be his first charitable effort. He volunteers weekly at Lee Memorial hospitals, playing the piano for their Arts in Healthcare program. Often visitors are surprised to discover the young man playing such beautiful musical pieces on the grand piano. Noah wants your help. The event is looking for sponsors at various levels. Be sure to check out www.NoahsConcert.com to view a personal video message from Noah and catch a glimpse of this young mans exceptional talent and big heart. Would you consider sponsoring Noahs Concert for the Kids at the Virtuoso $1,000, Concerto $500, or Sonata $250 level? Sponsorships come with varied amounts of reserved seats for the concert. Join Joe and Linda Mondelli and John R. Wood Island Real Estate in supporting Noahs Concert for the Kids on Saturday, November 2 at 8 p.m. at BIG ARTS on Sanibel. A great kid, a great cause, and a great night. You dont want to miss out. For sponsorship and event information, contact Joe Mondelli at joe@sanibelmarketplace.com or give him a call at 292-7083. Noah Waddell Dream Nail Spa20% OFFany serviceNot to be combined with any other offer. Coupon valid through 10/31/13 Grand Opening Tanger Outlets (next to gap)20350 Summerlin Rd. #4137 Fort Myers, FL 33908Mon-Sat 9am-7pmSundays 10am-5pm during season239-437-8077Facebook.com/ Like us on Dream Nail Spa Heights Foundation Seeks Donations For Thanksgiving Holiday OutreachThe Heights Foundation is seeking organizations and individuals to participate in the Bountiful Blessings Thanksgiving outreach. Since 1999, the program has helped families in the Harlem Heights neighborhood make a traditional Thanksgiving meal to share with their families. In 2012, partner agencies, businesses, philanthropic organizations and more than 100 volunteers provided dinners with all of the fixings to 400 families. Donations can be dropped off Thursday, November 21. The outreach event will be held on Sunday, November 24. The Heights Foundation works to build strong, self-sufficient families in the Harlem Heights neighborhood. We can only do this because of the generous support of our neighbors who contribute their time and money to support our mission, said Julie Workman, Chief Advocacy Officer for the Heights Foundation. Donations of food or Publix gift cards will help families in our community. Volunteers are also needed for our donation drop off day and outreach event. Organizations and individuals interested in participating can contact Matt Wallace at 482-7706 ext. 3040 or matt@heightsfoundation.org. All donations are tax deductible. Monetary donations can be made online at www.heightsfoundation.org. WOOSTER TVSERVING SANIBEL AND CAPTIVA FOR OVER 35 YEARSTelevision Sales and Service Competitive Pricing Free Delivery Fast, Friendly Service2422 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel FL 33957239-472-1133woostertv@comcast.net www.woostertv.com 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 The Heights Foundation Thanksgiving Outreach will assist nearly 400 families in the Harlem Heights neighborhood

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 201314 239-288-5318 Open 8am 9pm 6 Days a Week! Sunday 8am 8pmWe Carry Large MachinesHappy WifeCoin Laundromat 15660 San Carlos Blvd. Ft. Myers, FL 33908 Family Week At CECIThe Childrens Education Center of the Islands (CECI) recently celebrated F is for Family Week. CECI invited family members to visit the school and share a craft, have lunch with the students or read a story. There were many parents and grandparents in attendance. Jimmy Stevens had a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with his son, Raleigh Carolyn Tongyai became a student for a day and spent time with her son, Scotty Eamon Sullivan had lunch with his son, Riley, in the 3-year-old class Linda Stevens had lunch in the Pre-K class with her son, Dylan Jayden is all smiles with her parents, Nicki Harris and Jay Wolfe Missy Sullivan guided a fish craft with her son, Riley, front right, in the 3-year-old class Joshua and Kai Schwartzs grandma shared a hoppining story about frogs

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15 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 rf frntbt rfntbt nr bb f r fntb bb n rf r 2013-10-03_SAN.indd 1 9/27/13 12:59 PM Alpha Program Launched At Sanibel Community ChurchOver 100 people gathered at Sanibel Community Church for the introductory candlelight banquet of the Alpha Course. Alpha is a worldwide ministry founded in England. The course considers tough issues of faith with teaching as well as interactive small groups. Such issues as the meaning of life, the existence of God, and the reliability of scripture are presented by former atheist Nicky Gumble on the video course. An overnight weekend getaway dealing with the topic of the person and power of the Holy Spirit is a highlight of the course. The fall course is full, but Alpha will be offered again in the winter, with the free introductory banquet on Sunday evening, January 5 at 5 p.m. For more information, go to www.alphausa.org or www.sanibelchurch.com. Alpha Course Children Learn About Helping OthersChildren at Sanibel Christian Preschool (a Ministry of Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ) recently had a visit from Maggie Goldsmith of FISH and learned ways to care for the people of the community. Maggie Goldsmith with the children at Sanibel Christian PreschoolShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 201316 No Child Left On ShoreThe No Child Left On Shore Environmental Education Outreach program is a collaborative endeavor of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) and Captiva Cruises, which strives to provide the younger generation of Southwest Florida with an opportunity to experience first-hand the invaluable resources of the Caloosahatchee watershed and our estuarine environment. SCCF and Captiva Cruises has launched a fundraising initiative to enable disadvantaged and economically challenged youth to experience and learn about the wonders of our marine environment through a experiential and personal waterborne field trip. On September 30, children enrolled in an after school program of the Childrens Advocacy Center (CAC) of Southwest Florida were treated to a No Child Left On Shore field trip to Cayo Costa State Park. The Childrens Advocacy Centers mission is to improve the lives of children and their families through a coordinated response to child abuse and neglect. For most of these children, this was their first experience on a boat and being able to splash around in the water, collect shells, make sand castles and observe live crabs and snails within the shallow estuarine waters. Splashing around in the waves of the Gulf of Mexico was an experience so foreign for these children that their joy and exuberance they emitted might only be replicated by many of us if we were able to step on the moon. Phyllis Jacoby, Director of CAC, described this field trip this way: It opened their eyes to the beauty all around us and taught them something about the world they will never forget this day. These are the types of experiences and lasting impressions that SCCF and Captiva Cruises intends to provide additional youth organizations of Southwest Florida through the No Child Left On Shore initiative. Additional information about the No Child Left On Shore Environmental Education Outreach Project, or how to sponsor a field trip for a local youth group, may be obtained by calling SCCFs Education Director Kristie Anders at 472-2329. Since 1976 A Captiva Island Tradition Since 1976 Captivas Finest Waterfront Restaurant Come by Land.... or Come by Sea... Students from the Childrens Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida visited Cayo Costa State Park on September 30 Youngsters keeping an eye out for dolphins and manatees

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17 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 CROW Case Of The Week: Crested Caracaraby Patricia MolloyThe bird is quite the character and has quickly become a favorite with everyone, said Dr. Heather. The subject of legends and folklore, the large, boldly patterned crested caracara (Caracara cheriway) is often referred to as the Mexican eagle. A member of the falcon family, the appearance and behavior of the raptor is decidedly unlike that of other falcons. Circling the skies high above prairies and open grassland in Florida, the Southwest U.S. and Central America, the caracara can be spotted searching for carrion in the company of turkey and black vultures. A crested caracara was admitted to CROW last week after being attacked by a family dog. The bird had suffered a fractured tarsometatarsus, or ankle bone, and a life-threatening infection had developed. Emergency surgery was required. The wound was heavily contaminated. I repaired the fracture, and the patient is on antibiotics, pain medications and daily topical treatment of the wounds. It is eating well, appears to be healing and has a fair prognosis at this time. It will be several more weeks before it is releasable, revealed Dr. Heather, CROWs hospital director and one of only 200 boarded specialists in avian medicine. The crested caracara is protected as Threatened (U.S. Endangered Species Act) both by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, as only 250 pair are currently nesting in Florida. They are a very cool species that is threatened in the state of Florida, so weve spared no effort to try to save it, noted Dr. Heather. The areas rich wildlife cannot afford its own medical insurance. To help CROW treat sick and injured pelicans, gopher tortoises, rabbits and, of course, this rare crested caracara, please help them reach their goal by donating to a specific patient or species. If you prefer a hands-on approach, consider volunteering. The nursery at CROW is still very busy with the many adorable, bright-eyed baby squirrels that have arrived from all over Lee County. If you have time to help, volunteer by calling Kathy at 472-3644 ext. 229. 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 P.O. Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. Call 472-3644 or visit www.crowclinic.org. They are a very cool species, noted Dr. Heather, referring to this crested caracara currently recovering at CROW photo courtesy of Kathy McDonough 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 OCTOBER 4, 201318 October Transitionsby Capt. Matt MitchellAfter somewhat challenging conditions to get out on the water for several days at the beginning of the week, our rains finally let up. Three days of not fishing and I tend to get a little stir crazy, to say the least. It sure felt good to get back out. After the big rains, anglers were greeted with noticeably cooler mornings and a switch to northeast winds. The change of wind direction certainly lowered the humidity but did not do much to slow the fishing action much. It just made the fish move around and feed better on the falling tide after weeks of a high incoming tide bite. Limits of redfish did take a little more work after the rain than in previous weeks, although if you kept bouncing around and working at it, the redfish were still out there in good numbers. Morning windy conditions made spotting schooling redfish all but impossible, so most of my redfishing this week was done during higher tide periods on the mangrove edges. The change of wind direction meant switching it up from shorelines, where I had found good fish in the last few weeks to working areas that had the right set-up. In other words, we fished areas where the wind and tide were moving in the same direction. After spending some time bouncing around, we found fish every trip. Several mangrove shorelines where I targeted redfish have a deeper trough inside a sandbar. Anchoring up on the sandbar, I generally throw across the trough up under the trees. This week, the majority of our redfish came out 20-footplus from the mangroves in the deeper trough. Often these redfish would chase a pinfish up on the surface before taking the bait. The best baits for redfish this week included free-lined, tailhooked live pinfish along with frozen jumbo shrimp fished under a float. Redfish this week measured between 22 and 33 inches. The snook bite in the bay got a lot more consistent with the change in weather pattern. A northeast wind and an outgoing tide is the ideal set-up for many of my favorite shorelines and docks in the mouth of the river. Snook can be seen laid up during both stages of the tide but only feed when the tide starts ripping out. Snook were feeding better than I have seen all month, with some real monsters out there. Look for them out from the shorelines close to the points with fast moving current. While dock fishing for snook, big pinfish and grunts worked the best. With September over, October will mark the gradual cool down of our waters. This cooling will slowly bring fish in from the beaches and passes closer to their back country winter haunts. Shiners will move into the sound in huge numbers and become the bait of choice as our gamefish make the annual switch to the more oily prey thats packing on weight before winter. With this being a big transition month, look for good action anywhere from the passes in to the mouths of mangrove creeks. Oyster bars and mangrove islands out in the middle of sound are also great areas to target this month. 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. Weigh-In On Anchoring ProgramIn an effort to gauge the success of the Florida Anchoring and Mooring Pilot Program, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is conducting a two-week survey seeking out comment. If you cruise in Florida, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) urges you to make your views known by taking the short survey at http://ffwcc.checkboxonline.com/ Anchoring-and-Mooring-Pilot-Program. aspx. The deadline to receive comments is Monday, October 7. BoatUS believes it is important that active, cruising boaters help the state know what works and what doesnt when it comes to anchoring in Florida. Boaters responses to the survey will help shape the future of the states anchoring policy. In 2009, Florida enacted legislation that prevented local governments from restricting the anchoring of cruising boats. As part of that legislation, the Commission created a Pilot Program that allowed five local governments to develop local anchoring regulations outside their permitted mooring field, but only after consultation with the boating community and receiving FWC Commission approval. The five municipalities are City of St. Augustine, City of Stuart/Martin County, City of St. Petersburg, City of Sarasota and Monroe County/Marathon/Key West. Under current law, these pilot ordinances will all expire on July 1, 2014, unless the Florida Legislature extends the program.For more information on anchoring laws in Florida and the Pilot Program go to www.boatus.com/Assets/www.boatus. com/gov/pdf/2013%20BoatU.S.%20 Florida%20Anchoring%20Information.pdf.Information from Florida Wildlife Commission on the Pilot Program is available at http://myfwc.com/boating/ anchoring-mooring. From page 1The Sinking WorldThe Mohawk launched 14 attacks against German U-boats, rescued 300 torpedoed ship survivors, and was the last ship to radio General Dwight D. Eisenhower that the weather was clearing for the D-Day invasion. Its going to be like Christmas, said the Alliances Pam Beckman, barely able to contain her excitement. It will be like opening a present to see how [the marine life] has affected it. Alliance for the Arts is located at 10091 McGregor Boulevard, just south of Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. Call 939-2787 or go to www.artinlee.org for more information. Paul Black from Sea Isle, New Jersey, with an upper-slot-size redfish caught while fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell this week 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. ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. MERCURY MARINER JOHNSON EVINRUDE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I/O'S MERCRUISER Serving Sanibel & Captiva For Life Your Bottom Specialist Call on Paint Prices ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. 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19 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 ROBERT A. KURLANDRobert Bob A. Kurland passed away Sunday, September 29. He was 88 years old. Bob is survived by his wife of 62 years Barbara, two sons, Alex and Ross, two daughters, Dana and Barbara, as well as seven grandchildren. Born on December 23, 1924 in St Louis Missouri to Albert and Adele Kurland, Bob graduated from Jennings High School in Jennings, Missouri where he participated in basketball and track.Before graduating in 1946 from Oklahoma A&Mwith a Bachelor of Science degree,Bob was active in many campus activities, including the student council for which he served as president in 1945 and 1946. He is most widely known though for his outstanding career on the basketball court. Bobs collegiate career playing for the legendary Coach Henry IBA enabled him to set numerous records and garnered him various accolades including being named a collegiate All American 3 times and MVP of the NCAA tournament in 1945 and 1946, years during which he and his teammates became the first to win consecutive championships. He chose not to pursue a professional basketball career but instead opted for a job with Phillips Petroleum Company and an opportunity to play on the amateur Phillips 66 Oilers basketball team. During his six seasons with the team the Oilerstraveled extensively throughout the world in the course of winning three national championships. The highlight of this time in his career was taking part in the Olympic games, winning Gold Medals in London in 1948and Helsinki in 1952 where he was honored to carry the United States flag in the opening ceremony. Upon retiring from active basketball in 1952, he remained involved with the game by being elected to various Hall of Fame organizations including induction into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 1961 for which he served as President and a member of the Board of Trustees for a period. Bob enjoyed a long career with Phillips Petroleum, where he held a variety of positions; ones responsible for the development of the self-service gas station concept, significant growth of the agricultural and plastics divisions, and management of various marketing initiatives throughout the United States. He received post graduate management training at Stanford University. His corporate responsibilities took his family to Denver, Wichita, Cincinnati, Memphis and Atlanta.Ultimately returning to Bartlesville,Oklahoma heserved as Vice Mayor and as a member of the City Commission for several years. He retired from Phillips in 1985. Bob enjoyed traveling, camping, participating in Boy Scout activities with his sons, playing golf and boating. After a vacation trip to Sanibel Island Florida, Bob and his wife built a home on the island and have divided their time for the last 25 years between Bartlesville and Sanibel. Services will be on a later date in Oklahoma. OBITUARY MUSIC LESSONSJennifer ValiquettePrivate Instruction on Piano, Saxophone, & Flute Sanibel and Fort Myers 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 To benet SCCFs mission to conserve coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed in theWildWines Winesin theWild Toasting Our Good Nature! Saturday, November 9SCCF Nature Center 3333 Sanibel-Captiva RoadFor reservations call SCCFat 472-2329 6 8 p.m. $75 per person / $85 at the doorWonderful Wines and Fabulous Food Exciting Live/Silent Auction and 50/50 Raffleinvites you to SCCFs Presenting Sponsor (239) 472-1111 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. Across from CVS SanBeautys@aol.com www.SanibelBeautySalon.comSanibel Beauty Salon Check out our 75% off selected products sale! Sanibels First Beauty/Barber est. 1951 To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 201320 Plant SmartFire Flagby Gerri ReavesFire flag (Thalia geniculata) is a member of the arrowroot family and a Florida native. Colonies of the freshwater plant are common in ponds, swamps, ditches, marshes and streams. Really a giant herb, fire flag emerges from a system of thick rhizomes and can reach 12 feet high. The lanceolate leaves can measure up to a yard long and a foot wide. Rounded at the base, bright green and smooth, they resemble the leaves of heliconia or banana, which is related to fire flag. During the perennials long blooming season of spring to late fall, strikingly pretty bisexual flowers appear in pairs on the zig-zagging stems. The inflorescences can be more than eight feet tall. The irregularly shaped flowers droop in branched clusters from the top of the flower stalks. They are made up of three rosy purple petals, three sepals (petallike structures below the petals), and seven petal-like stamens. The flowers in each pair are mirror images of each other. When pollinators probe the flowers, they react with a mousetrap-like spring action. While those remarkable flowers are not an important nectar source for butterflies, the leaves are important as the host for the larvae of the Brazilian skipper butterfly. The leaves are also eaten by the Io moths stinging caterpillar and the saddleback moth. The movement of the leaves resulting from alligators traveling through the long sturdy sheathed stalks earns the plant another common name, alligator flag. Other names include arrowroot, giant water canna and swamp lily. The small rounded fruit capsule contains a single seed. Fire flag can be grown in an aquatic garden if space provides. Propagate it by dividing the rhizomes and give it full to partial sun. If youre ever stranded in the wilds of Florida without food, its handy to know that the rootstocks of young plants are edible. They turn shrimp-pink when boiled and have a swampy taste. Sources: Everglades Wildflowers by Roger L. Hammer, Wild Plants for Survival in South Florida by Julia F. Morton, National Audubon Field Guide to Florida, Florida Wild Flowers and Roadside Plants by C. Ritchie Bell and Bryan J. Taylor, Native Florida Plants by Robert G. Haehle and Joan Brookwell, keyserver.lucidcentral.org, and plantbook.org. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, low-maintenance South Florida landscape. Pairs of rose-purple flowers droop from zig-zagging stems photos by Gerri Reaves Fire flag, a giant native herb, is common in ponds and other freshwater habitats 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!

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21 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013A rbor D ay Foundation T ree GiveawayThe Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundations Trees For America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. Crapemyrtles are especially beautiful in the fall and were selected for this campaign because of their elegant color and form, said John Rosenow, founder and chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. Crapemyrtles make an attractive addition to the home landscape. The trees will be shipped postpaid between November 1 and December 10, at the right time for planting. The 6to 12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge. Planting instructions are enclosed with each shipment of trees. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care. To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, or join online at www.arborday.org/october. Anna Kempson, her fiance and daughter, Macey, stayed at Beachview Cottages on Sanibel from July 27 to August 3. They found a horse conch two days before they left. The trio found two horse conchs, about the same size, close to shore. Anna said, I thought it was a large rock when my foot folded over the top of the first one we found, and pulled it out of the water with such excitement. It wasnt 15 minutes later we found another one. I feel really blessed to have found these beauties, with it being our first time visiting Sanibel Island. We had such an amazing time and have plans to go back next summer. We are very proud of these beautiful shells. Macey Kempson with a horse conch S hells Found

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 201322 These two red grouper were caught by Tylor Stewart and Charles Sobczak on his boat Nine Lives while fishing 35 miles off Sanibel on Saturday, September 21. The larger of the two measured 33 inches and weighed just shy of 20 pounds. They were both caught using cut bait in 100 feet of water. Stewart teaches at The Sanibel School and this was her first trip offshore. It probably wont be her last! Fish Caught Charles Sobczak and Tylor Stewart holding up two large grouper 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: 10/18/13 SUN13 481-4733 12600 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers www.scubavicedivers.com Swim with the Fishes Brendon Ohlson and Elliott Sudal, both from The Dunes, caught two hammerhead sharks on Friday, September 20 close to the Lighthouse. Brendon Ohlson Elliott Sudal Sharks Caught Elliott Sudal Call for departure time CAPTIVACRUISES H T H E I S L A N D S H THE BEST WAY TO SEE THE ISLANDS IS FROM THE WATER Cruises depart from beautiful Captiva Island

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23 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 Free R efuge Programs B egin January 2From birding and biking the refuge, to learning about gators and crocs, the seasonal calendar of free programs and tours at J N Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge begins on January 2 and runs through April 25. New this year, Indigo Trail Hikes will include the recently opened Wildlife Education Boardwalk, plus three programs have been added to the schedule: Raptors of SW Florida, Reptiles and Amphibians, and Natures Pollinators and Plant Walk. Daily programs begin at 8:30 a.m. and include such diverse topics as Nature Photography, Plants of the Bailey Tract Tour, Calusa Shell Mound Tours, Floridas Venomous Wildlife, and Family Craft & Story Time. We have something for visitors of all ages, said refuge education specialist Ranger Becky Wolff. The free refuge programs and tours last anywhere from a half hour to two hours. For a full calendar of programs and tours and descriptions, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org/winter-programs. Educational programs are made possible through support from the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS). A naturalist-guided Indigo Trail Hike is one of more than 20 free programs the refuge offers daily throughout the season In honor of 35 years of Fresh Fish, The Timbers will be offering the following dinner special the entire month of October!Two Dinners for $35.00 Menu items include (but may not be limited to) Baked Stuffed Shrimp Crunchy Shrimp Shrimp Scampi Salmon with Dill Sauce Chef Tehs Paella Fish of the Day(all dinners include choice of soup or salad, fresh vegetables and choice of potatoes or rice pilaf)In addition, every 35th customer will receive a $35 gift certificate to be used at a future visit at any restaurants in The Prawnbroker Restaurant Group family! Sanibel Grill Open 4pm Monday Friday NOW OPEN 11:30 am Saturday & Sunday Showing ALL THE GAMES! 703 Tarpon Bay Road | www.prawnbroker.com | 472-312835 Years of Fresh Fish on Sanibel Island!Timbers Open 5:00-9:30pmFish Market Open at 11amNTN Timbers World Poker Tournament at The Sanibel Grill Wednesday, October 9th Happy Hour Daily 4:00pm 6:00pm 10:00pm Midnight 13 Dinners for $13, before 6pm 7 days 1200 Periwinkle Way (239) 472-1998 Full Liquor Sanibels Italian Kitchen $2.50 OFFPizzas Not Included. Present 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 10/8/13The purchase of each adult entree. $8.00 OFF $25 or more. Expires 10/11/13 BOAT RENTALS 472-5800

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 201324 Birds Eye ViewMy Prediction Came Trueby Mark Bird WestallWell, I took the month of September off in order to rejuvenate my creative batteries and to see what new issues would arise during that time. But now, for better or worse, Im back to write about anything environmental that comes to mind. Obviously, a major issue this summer has been the rains filling up Lake Okeechobee and the resultant water releases being dumped into our estuaries. Get ready for some more algae blooms this winter! But that issue has been getting lots of press in our favor and I dont think I could add anything more useful at this time that isnt already being said. However, there is a water issue I do want to talk about a little bit closer to home. Do you remember back in the beginning of last June, when I predicted that the early rains might just be a precursor of things to come? Well, as of September 26, the western basin (from Tarpon Bay Road to Chateau Sur Mer) of the Sanibel River reached just over 3.2 feet above sea level for the first time since 2005. As the rainy season ends, those water levels will slowly begin to drop, but if you are new to the island, you better get used to seeing it this way for the next several years until the next drought starts. Historically, freshwater levels in the interior of Sanibel would have averaged as high as four to five feet above sea level during the summer months. And although flooding is nothing new in Florida, Sanibel is one of the few barrier islands in the world that has such a dominant freshwater ecosystem within its environs, and I would also suggest, that it is the existence of both fresh and brackish wetlands habitats so close to each other along the coastline that attracts such a diverse and varied array of animal and bird species to the island. Now, before incorporation, the powers-that-be had Sanibel zoned to become the next Miami Beach. So Mosquito Control ditching in the late 1950s and 1960s lowered the ability of the freshwater wetlands to hold water down to 2.5 feet above sea level in order to make way for the coming development. But once the island gained the ability for self-rule and answering some of the concerns of island residents, the city was able to rebuild the weirs that essentially drained the freshwater wetlands and raise that level back up to a compromising 3.2 feet. Combining this with an extensive land acquisition and habitat management plan for this habitat, it has been amazing to watch its recovery. What used to be a mostly dried out, Brazilian pepper-dominated wasteland is now a much healthier and diverse ecosystem that the island residents can be proud of. I find it interesting watching the news that has appeared on TV during the rains this summer, particularly concerning the North Fort Myers area of Lee County. Although my heart is still on Sanibel and my work is there, I have lived in the North Fort Myers community for almost 10 years now. And though people have lived in the area for ages, until the last decade, the feeling of the area was very country. But it was during the building boom at the turn of the millennium that more gentrified folks started moving in and attitudes (and expectations) started to change. Even after the financial crash, with the increased residential development, supporting development such as supermarkets and major drug stores began to crop up as well. I used to get my groceries from a little country store called Lawhons, which has been there for decades, but now theres a Publix just down the street. Suddenly, the flooding is a problem and I can almost guarantee the taxpayers of Lee County will spend tons of money trying to alleviate the problems. Its what always seems to happen; people move into an area for the relaxed and country atmosphere and then they do everything possible to turn their new home into the same urban, or suburban, environment they were trying to escape in the first place. I dont have much hope for the country parts of Lee County to remain less-developed because none of those communities got organized enough to say, We like our community the way it is and we will fight anyone who wants to change it! But Sanibels different! We incorporated and developed a land use plan and vision statement that says exactly that! The Sanibel community has done everything it can to let newcomers know that the environment and the islands natural resources are just as important to the community as the people who also live there. But remember, those documents are only as good as the citizens who support those values. It is up to the people of Sanibel to let those who would change what was important in the past into something that is more convenient know that the community will fight to protect its heritage. So when folks start coming back to the island from their homes up north and say, Oh, my God! What are we going to do about all the flooding on the island? Just look at them and smile and say, If youre going to live on Sanibel, youre going to get your feet wet! A former city council member and mayor, Mark Bird Westall has owned and operated Canoe Adventures, Inc. on Sanibel for over 33 years. Visit www.canoewithbirdwestall.com for more information. Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine Casual Beachfront Dining with Live Entertainment Open for Dinner From 5 p.m. until Late 3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Gift Cards Available Call 239472 -4559 TraditionsOnTheBeach.com Specializing in weddings, private parties and corporate events Come TASTE Our Menu Come TASTE Our Menu Come TASTE Our Menu All Entrees All Entrees All Entrees & Select Wines & Select Wines & Select Wines from 5 pm to 6 pm through the month of October from 5 pm to 6 pm through the month of October from 5 pm to 6 pm through the month of October not valid with any other offer not valid with any other offer not valid with any other offer Bonsai Society Monthly MeetingJudy Gore, a founding member of the Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida, will be the featured speaker at the Saturday, October 19 meeting of the Society. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at 6281 Metro Plantation Road in Fort Myers beginning at 9 a.m. There is no charge to attend. Experienced bonsaists will be available to provide advice on bonsai trees brought to the meeting. Bonsai-related materials will be offered in a raffle. The Bonsai Society will be presenting its 32nd annual Bonsai Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday, November 16 and 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lee County Election Center, 13801 South Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers. Numerous bonsai trees will be on public display. Demonstrations and beginner classes will be offered, and a large variety of bonsai trees, plant material, and bonsai related items will be available for sale. Raffles and an auction will be conducted. Admission and parking are free, and the public is welcome. For more information about the show, contact Jim Gehring at 772-1411. For more information, visit www. bonsaiswfl.org or call Jim Bremer at 4827543 Cast Net RodeoThe Bait Box is throwing its 20th annual Esperanza Woodring Memorial Cast Net Rodeo on Saturday, November 9. Children will compete by casting nets at moving and fixed targets. Refreshments, music and a raffle are also a part of the days events. Free lessons and demonstrations will be offered. Registration is free and each child will receive a prize just for competing. Lessons begin at 8:30 a.m. and the competition starts at 9:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit START (Solutions to Avoid Red Tide), a non-profit organization dedicated to funding and promoting efforts to prevent, control and mitigate red tide. My Mom (Esperanza) would be very pleased to know we are trying to find a solution to the red tide, said Bait Box owner Ralph Woodring. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com

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25 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 We Proudly Brew Tropial Outdoor Patio Seating Appetizers & Full Dinners Best Prices On The Planet Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Snacks In-between Live Music! Outdoor Seating Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages Come Try our NEW Cowlicious Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Sanibels Most Award Winning Restaurant FREE BEER/HAPPY HOUR DAILY LIVE Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Snacks In-between Snacks In-between Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages Always Fresh ...Always Fun! Sanibel Captiva Art Leagues ArtoberFestSanibel-Captiva Art League will present ArtoberFest, a fall outdoor show at the Baileys Center on the veranda. The show is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23 from 4 to 7 p.m. According to organizers, the idea was tried in July and got a warm reception from the community. It not only offered wonderful samples of members artwork for the public to view and purchase, but also introduced some guests to the many different shops in the Baileys Center. San-Cap Art League is one of the oldest art leagues in Southwest Florida offering opportunities for interested individuals to show their works, study under nationally-known artists, paint-out with other artists and enjoy being with other like-minded people. This ArtoberFest show will start off the 2013-14 season with a colorful bang. Artists will be located under the overhang on the veranda at Baileys Center. Baileys General Store is providing refreshments for guests to enjoy while viewing the artwork. Admission is free. Come visit with local artists, find out more about the Art League and visit some of the shops located in and around Baileys Center. Miss Dawn And FriendsShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 201326 rf ntbnrr bb bb rtttn Loved this restaurant. Fantastic experience. Food was exceptionally amazing. Service was outstanding. TripAdvisor Member, May 2013 great food good timesJean Le Boeuf food PLACEIsland Restaurant 239-472-0223 B IG ARTS O ffers T ap D ance, Fine A rts A nd MoreEnrollment has started for workshops at BIG ARTS with a variety of new classes this season, including stained glass, Zentangle (drawing), music and art appreciation, acrylic painting, book crafting and a mystery/ thriller writing critique group. Several new wellness classes will also be available. A Beginners Clay Art class was recently added to the schedule for October. The BIG ARTS Concert Band (for merly BIG ARTS Community Band) has a new conductor, Michael Lamade. Were looking forward to an exciting season with new music, new personnel and an opportunity to bring the American Concert Band tradition to a new level in keeping with the high standards of BIG ARTS, said Lamade. We are especially interested in expanding our personnel in the woodwind sections. Flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophone, oboe, bassoon are instrumentalists that would be warmly welcomed. French horn and percussion players are also needed, although anyone, on any instrument, is certainly invited to join us. The Concert Band resumes rehearsals October 21, and meets Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at St. Michael and All Angels Church. Community Chorus practice starts October 22 and meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at BIG ARTS. No auditions are required for the band and chorus, and all are welcome to join. Returning workshops include classes in art, technology, fine crafts, foreign language, music lessons, painting, drawing, pottery and writing as well as discussion groups. Full workshop schedules are available at www.BIGARTS.org, or by contacting the main BIG ARTS office at 395-0900. The fourth season of BIG ARTS Winter Academy is also open for enrollment and features new courses in art, music, economics, international law and religion. Winter Academy classes delve into subjects on a more in-depth basis than a single lecture but less than a full college course. Led by experts in their field, many of the Winter Academy instructors are retired university faculty in addition to being accomplished speakers. Workshops include: Andi McCarter begins October 3, meets Thursdays, 2 to 4 p.m. instructed with Carol Rosenberg begins October 4, meets Fridays 9:30 a.m. to noon Logue begins October 8, meets Tuesdays, noon to 1:30 p.m. Jane Hudson begins October 9, meets Wednesdays 1 to 4 p.m. begins October 9, meets Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. begins October 10, meets Thursdays 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.continued on page 28 Tap Class with Bobby Logue

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27 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 D ocumentary T o Include S tudent Pilot A nd N ever-S een Interview With T he L ate Francis B aileyThe documentary Growing Up on Sanibel, which will premiere at BIG ARTS on April 10, will include a segment on 9-year-old Eden Roshberg, as well as a never-seen interview with the late Francis Bailey, a Sanibel legend. Producer David E. Carter, seventime Emmy winner who lives full-time on Sanibel, recently discovered a taped interview with Francis Bailey. I had forgotten that I had the tape, Carter said. Francis did the inter view in 2008, talking about his growing-up years on Sanibel. The project changed directions, and the inter view was never used. This tape is priceless, and will fit in very well with the theme of the documentary. Another segment of the documentary will feature Eden Roshberg, who has been taking flying lessons at Paragon Flight Training in Fort Myers for nearly a year. I went up in a plane with Eden and his flight instructor Corey Brandt last week, Carter said, and I was amazed. He has about 20 hours flying time, and hes sitting in the pilots seat, talking with the tower, and making three landings unassisted. Edens interest in flying began as a pre-schooler when he and his parents, Paul and Valerie Roshberg of Sanibel, flew to France. He was intrigued by the plane, his mother said, and by his 9th birthday, he was using Microsoft Flight Simulator on his computer. Edens birthday present was a flying lesson at Paragon. While he cant take his pilots exam until hes 16, he can take lessons now, his father said. By the time hes 16, hell certainly be ready for the test, which requires a minimum of 40 hours flying time. The April premiere of the documentary will be followed by an auction of 10 oneof-a-kind graphic artworks with the common theme Sanibel is The 10 topics are Fishing, Kayaking, Wildlife, Spectacular Skies, Boating, Shelling, History, Cycling, Birds, and My Home. Each of the works is originally running as a full-page ad in the Sanibel newspapers, underwritten by Pfeifer Realty Group. The works to be auctioned are giclee printed on gallery-wrap canvas. (The canvas art prints will have the logos removed.) The fifth ad in the series, Sanibel is. Boating can be seen in this weeks newspaper. Proceeds from the auction will go to these Sanibel non-profits: The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, BIG ARTS, CROW, Ding Darling Wildlife Society. FISH, SCCF, The Community House, Sanibel Historical Museum, Sanibel Sea School, and Sanibel Trails in Motion. Francis Bailey Eden Roshberg, 9-year-old aspiring pilot 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

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 201328 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 FOUR GREAT LOCATIONS! 1551 Periwinkle Way I 472-7242 Lunch 113 I Happy Hour 36 I Dinner 59:30Dinner reservations suggested DINING SHOPPING COCKTAILS AWARD-WINNING BISTRO CUISINE JEWELRY, CLOTHING, BOOKS & GIFTS FINE WINES, BEERS & HAPPY HOUR MENU Live! Danny Morgan & Friends! TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 8PM UNTI L... IslandSun_MAY06 5/17/06 1:35 PM Page 1 1551 Periwinkle Way 472-7242 Lunch 11-3 Happy Hour 3-6 Dinner 5-9 Chris Workman Every Wed. 7-10pm Danny Morgan & Friends Tues. & Thurs. 7-10pm Live Music FGCUs Center For The Arts Presents PippinFlorida Gulf Coast Universitys Center for the Arts invites the public to the opening of Pippin, running October 3 to 6 and October 11 to 13 at the FGCU Black Box Theatre located in the Arts Complex. Evening performances are October 3, 4, 5, 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m., and matinee performances are October 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. Purchase tickets at http://theatrelab.fgcu.edu. Tickets are $7 and are on sale now. Pippin is a beloved musical by Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson that is currently enjoying a run on Broadway and won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Revival. With special guest director Dominic Missimi (professor emeritus and founder of Northwestern Universitys musical theatre program and Jeff Award recipient), and featuring Bower School of Music faculty Gerritt VanderMeer and Troy Jones, FGCUs Center for the Arts announces its first musical featuring local and internationallyrenowned talent. For more information, contact Michelle Hayford at 590-7541 or mhayford@fgcu. edu. Cast of Pippin at FGCU Frompage 26Workshops begins October 11, meets Fridays, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Flaherty begins October 15, meets Tuesdays 6:30 to 9 p.m. Martindale begins October 16, meets Wednesdays 7 to 8:30 p.m. McCarty Sickels begins October 19, meets Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon Media with Carolyn Councell begins October 22, meets Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Martindale begins October 26, meets Saturdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. Registration deadline is October 18. on the Wheel with Marjorie Bronsted begins October 30, meets Wednesdays 3:30 to 6 p.m. lessons with Jennifer Valiquette are available for children and adult students. by Sony Corporation of America. There is a discount on workshops for mation about workshops, classes and events or to become a member, stop by Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com

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29 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 CECI B each B all R eturns N ovember 9On Saturday, November 9, the Childrens Education Center of the Islands will hold their 8th annual Beach Ball. This fundraiser benefits local families in need by raising money for scholarships. For the past decade, CECI a true not-for-profit community preschool has provided more than $225,000 in scholarships to help their students. On average, 10 percent of the preschools annual enrollment benefits from these scholarships, which in turn helps families who rely upon their loving, learning environment and extended care. The Childrens Education Center of the Islands provides preschool for children on a daily basis starting at 2 years old through 4 to 5 years old. CECIs 8th annual Beach Ball will be held on November 9 S ummerset R egatta R eturnsFor 48 consecutive years, the sailors of Southwest Florida have gathered to celebrate the end of summer by participating in this areas premier sailing event called the Summerset Regatta. This year, hundreds of sailors are expected from Tampa Bay to the Florida Keys, participating in over 50 boats in seven classes. The Offshore Sailing School Buoy Races on Saturday, and the West Marine Coastal Race on Sunday will inspire the competition among sailors representing eight different sailing clubs. This year, the Caloosahatchee Marching and Chowder Society (CMCS) is again proud to present the 48th Summerset Regatta. CMCS will continue the tradition of contributing thousands of dollars ($10,000 in 2012) from the proceeds to local youth sailing groups, up and down the coast. The activities include racing, social and happy hour events, prize drawings and the awards dinner at the Captiva Ballroom at The Pink Shell Resort in Fort Myers Beach. Each vessel entered will be eligible for fantastic door prizes, such as haul-outs, boat services, gift certificates and nautical supplies. The 2013 race will include many of our areas fastest racing yachts and previous Boat of the Year (BOTY) winners. The Summerset Regatta is the first regatta to be scored in the 2013 to 2014 BOTY racing for Southwest Florida, Charlotte Harbor and the Caloosahatchee BOTY competitions. Schedule of events: Wednesday, October 9 Registration deadline 5 p.m. Friday, October 11 Shoreside activities start at 6:30 p.m. when the regatta kicks off with the Sellstate Priority Realty Skippers Meeting/Party at Bonita Bills, with free beer, soda and pizza. Bonita Bills is located at 702 Fishermans Wharf, San Carlos Island at Fort Myers Beach. Saturday, October 12 First start 9:30 a.m.continued on page 30 The Summerset Regatta returns to Fort Myers Beach next weekend

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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 201330 From page 29RegattaOffshore Sailing School Buoy Races off Fort Myers Beach Post race cocktail party starts at 6 p.m. at Coconuts Poolside, at The Pink Shell Resort. Cash bar with free beer and hors doeuvres. Drawing for racers prizes, music and a nautical art show. Sunday, October 13 First start 9:30 a.m. West Marine Coastal Race off Fort Myers Beach. Racers will finish a 14 to 18 nautical mile distance race in the Gulf of Mexico. 10:30 a.m. Cruisers Coastal Race 6 p.m. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney/Lexus of Fort Myers awards dinner and party at The Pink Shell Resort, Captiva Ballroom. For more information, contact Regatta Chairperson and Vice Commodore Steve Romaine at 4826280 or sromaine294@yahoo.com or Rear Commodore of Racing Steve Roake at 549-2434 or steve@theroakes.com. The Summerset Regatta website is www. summersetregatta.com. 29 BEERS ON TAP! 29 BEERS ON TAP! 29 BEERS ON TAP! voted best lunch on the island 2012 The NFL Ticket SPECIALS BEER & WINE The NFL Ticket SPECIALS BEER & WINE HOME OF THE STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA 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 10-11-13COME 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 Plays Performances Highlight Issues Of Domestic ViolenceStudents from Edison State College have key roles in an upcoming performance of three plays. These plays A Different Kind of Love, Raging Love and Trapped all focus on the issue of domestic violence. The performances will take place on October 18 and 19 at 8 p.m. and will be held at the Worldwide Vision Center, located at 1400 Colonial Blvd., Suite 31 in Fort Myers. The Lee County Sheriffs Office will also offer a brief presentation on domestic violence and how individuals can help. Students from Edison State College are participating in a variety of ways for these performances. Student Charlotte Cox wrote two of the plays, A Different Kind of Love and Raging Love. Additionally, three students are actors in the plays; and one student will be running the AV needs for all of the performances. I believe that these performances display that with strength, it is possible to escape the cycle of abuse and that real love is still possible, said Cox. Charlotte illustrates the commitment and creativity of our students; she is an outstanding writer who doesnt shy away from the hard issues in her plays. I enjoyed every minute of having her in my writing classes, said Marty Ambrose, English Professor at Edison State College. In A Different Kind of Love, audience members will see how the main character, Angela, struggles to become free from the cycle of domestic abuse. It depicts her courage by leaving an abusive husband to venture across the country to start a new life, and her determination to shed the lasting, haunting effects domestic violence can have. Through it all, Angela deals with the highs and lows, learns to regain her self-worth and believe in those around her. The play Raging Love follows Kristen, who has suffered seven years of abuse from her husband. This is her story of abuse from feeling the lowest of lows and learning to celebrate the highest of highs. Kristen tells of escaping her abuse and learning to love herself and life again. The third play in the production is Trapped, which is written by Greg Stallworth, a retired teacher who has been a huge domestic violence advocate for decades. The play centers on Michelle and Richard, once a happily married couple who had a good life. This dramatic on stage re-enactment depicts the emotional, mental and physical pain of domestic violence that is inflicted by an abuser in an intimate relationship. In October 2011, these three plays were shown on stage in New York. One performance took place at the Roy Arias Theater in Manhattan, and a second performance was shown at the Langston Hughes Library in Queens. Tickets are available online at www.thespianproduction.com or at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/450788/. Individuals may also purchase tickets at the door. For more information, email info@thespianproduction.com.

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31 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 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 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) Poets Corner selected by Tanya HochschildS N Tby Larry StilesIt never fails. I get in my car and, regardless of where I started, I arrive in Sanibel an hour later. And when I start from Sanibel I arrive where ever an hour later, too. I am convinced that Sanibel lies in a different time zone. All by itself. A time island. I call it Sanibel Non-Standard Time. Perhaps it is due to some undiscovered corollary of Einsteins General Relativity some special force which, like gravity, retards time, regardless of direction and much more effectively. It kicks in on the Causeway and grows stronger as one is forced to march to a slower drummer Along the slender finger of Periwinkle. I hope the high priests of physics never investigate this effect too closely. It should remain in the realm of Sanibel magic forever excluded from the ivory towers of science. Some things were just never meant to be understood. Larry Stiles does not live on Sanibel, but visits for occasional meetings, due to his participation in ArtPoems. Top Ten Books On The Island1. Unforgettable Photographs by George Lang 2. Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey 3. Deceived by Randy Wayne White 4. Jesus Calling by Sarah Young 5. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes 6. Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne White 7. In My Ocean by Sarah Gillingham 8. Sanibel and Captiva Our Islands in the Sun by Jim Anderson and Jim George 9. Light Between Oceans by MI Stedman 10. Orphan Train by Christina KlineCourtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. 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. From page 3PermitsGeneral Parking Meter Rate $2 per hour or any fraction General Parking at $2 per hour or C Permit required for parking at Gulfside City Park (Algiers), Boat Ramp and the Causeway Parking Lot A Permit Parking only at Beach Access Lots 1 through 7 on West Gulf Drive. The Sanibel Recreation Center is open Monday through Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. Miss Southwest Florida PageantThe Miss Southwest Florida pageant will be held on Saturday, October 19 at the Gulf Coast Town Center. Open to all ages, guys and ladies, this is a preliminary pageant to the Miss Florida U.S. International and Miss Florida American Beauty Systems. The pageant will begin at 2 p.m. and is open to the general public to attend. For registration and more information, call Envy Pageant Productions at 8224661 or e-mail famemodeltalent@aol. com. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com

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rfn VOL. 21, NO. 15 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA OCTOBER 4, 2013 BSECTIONWildlife Drive Debuts, Ribbon Cutting Delayedby Jeff LysiakAfter being closed for more than four months, Wildlife Drive at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge was unofficially unveiled on Monday afternoon, debuting a smooth asphalt blacktop roadway that will be more cyclistand pedestrian-friendly than the previous surface. The old pervious pavement, installed in 2002, had deteriorated to a point where it was no longer pervious and had become so rough that our cycling visitors could no longer comfortably ride the drive, said Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik, a day before the government shutdown forced the closure of national parks and refuges across the United States, including Ding Darling NWR. It was supposed to last at least 10 years, but it barely lasted that long as it was severely crumbling and functionally impervious. The new asphalt surface will extend the life of Wildlife Drive for at least 20 years, Tritaik noted. Following the official reopening, which had been scheduled for Tuesday morning, Wildlife Drive will remain open to the public during normal operating hours with regular entrance fees. The drive closes on Fridays for maintenance and to give wildlife a disturbancefree day. We are happy to report that we have accomplished all of our objectives, including: replacing one water control structure continued on page 4B Mobile Mammogram Returns To Sanibel Fire Station #1by Jeff LysiakOn Sunday, October 20, the Radiology Regional Centers Mobile Mammo motorcoach will return to visit Sanibel Fire & Rescue District (SFRD) Station #1, located at 2351 Palm Ridge Road on Sanibel, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the 2nd annual Lets Pink Out Sanibel & Captiva Islands. Co-sponsored by Mary Bondurant of Bondurant Realty Group at John R. Wood Island Real Estate, Kim Hoagland of SanibelIsland.com and CaptivaIsland.com and the Sanibel Fire & Rescue District, the state of the art medical vehicle staffed by members of the Radiology Regional Center will be offering on-site digital mammogram screenings, which take as little as 15 minutes to complete. The event will be a celebration for all cancer survivors, family and friends, said Bondurant. We will have music, food and dancing, along with other fun things to join continued on page 6B Gathering to promote the Mobile Mammogram at Sanibel Fire Station #1 are, back row from left, Kay Casperson, Heather Degele, Skye Banis and Alison Dry; front row, John Dimaria, Cliff Steel, Matt Scott, John Griffith, Mike Martin, Ryan Koehn, Mary Bondurant, David Flory, Stacey Gerhart, Darla Bezanson, Greg Walsh, Kevin Barbot, Fred Bondurant, Mary Hickey, Brian Howell and Ric Tassoni Mondays VIP reception for refuge volunteers, donors and staff took place at Ding Darlings observation tower photos by Jeff Lysiak

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2B ISLAND SS UN OCTOBER 4, 2013 RR otary Happenings submitted by SS hirley JewellWhen I was watching the Emmy Awards, one of recipients used a quote in his acceptance speech Make it matter, make it count. There are a couple of sources connected to this quote; the most cur rent is Steve Jobs of Apple fame but reaching further back, we can go to the Bible, I Corinthians 15:57-58. Either way the words ring true; the lesson here is go for it, make the moves, make things happen, and make it count for something. Islanders Sharon and Jerry Miller do exactly that. They are the founders of Trailways Camps of Southwest Florida. They offer week-long camping experiences for adults with special needs and developmental challenges, and their amazing caregivers. The camps provide an atmosphere within a safe environment where participants can develop social and recreational skills, build relationships with their peers and have positive life experiences all while having fun and building self worth. The camps are primarily funded by the Robert V. and Benjamin G. Miller Fund (named after two of their sons), with some additional funding and donations. Supporting partners here in Florida are the Southwest Florida Community Foundation with Goodwill Industries overseeing the management and staffing of the weekly camps. Many medical professionals and volunteers with a variety of talent donate their time and give their loving spirit to these remarkable campers. The Millers are an outstanding couple. Sharon is a licensed clinical social worker. Jerry is an economist. They were like most of us, a regular married couple, but as the events in their lives unfolded, two of their four children were born with special needs. As these parents soon found out, the majority of help for people with special needs is focused primarily on the early development years and there is very little provided beyond school age. Before moving to Sanibel, the Millers lived in Austin, Texas and upon investigating the subject of learning environments designed for special needs adults there, they came up with a shocking statistic; there were none in and around their community. They brought an advisor team together and, in 2005, began a pilot program of two week-long camp sessions filled with a variety of fun and confidence building opportunities for this adult population and their caregivers. The program was a success and with the support of the Austin Community Foundation, it grew into a program running nine four-day camp sessions between 2010 and 2012. Soon after moving to Sanibel, the Millers were curious as to what types of programs were available here in Southwest Florida. The answer was, none. The Millers decided to present the Trailways Camp model again, right here in Southwest Florida. In 2012, a Florida site partner was selected (Riverside Retreat Center in Alva), a Southwest Florida Advisory Group was established, and an organization provider search concluded with Goodwill Industries selected as the provider of choice. Support was then added by the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. The first Trailways Camp in Florida took place October 22 to 25, 2012. This year, there will be four Trailways Camping weeks; two in central Texas and two in Southwest Florida with additional weeks being planned for next year. The Robert V. and Benjamin G. Miller Fund A Legacy Fund was created at the Eau Claire Community Foundation to secure the future of the Trailways Camps. People like the Millers Make it matter, make it count. Sanibel-Captiva Club Rotarians are looking forward to Rotary District 6960 Dictionary Day on Friday, October 4. Rotarians will be delivering dictionaries/ almanacs to all third-grade students continued on page 16B Jerry Miller Sharon Miller

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4B ISLAND SS UN OCT oO BER 4, 2013 From page 1BWildlife DD rive DD ebut(near the observation tower) and adding a new one (at Alligator Curve), resurfacing the length of Wildlife Drive from the entrance road to the back gate, resurfacing the Cross Dike and adding parking spaces to the Calusa Shell Mound Trail, said Tritaik. The new smooth surface will be much more appealing for cyclists and pedestrians. In addition, we added new speed humps to remind drivers that Wildlife Drive is still 15 mph. We also added pervious parking areas where most of the pull-off parking occurs. Closed since May 20, the 4.23-mile Wildlife Drive was the site for a special VIP reception for refuge volunteers, donors and staff on September 30. And from all accounts, the feedback on the new surface and improvements was totally positive. For biking, its going to be fabulous, said Birgie Vertesh, executive director of the Ding Darling Wildlife Society. And Jill Dillon of the Sanibel Bicycle Club was the first cyclist to try out Wildlife Drive The new hot asphalt concrete pavement surface on Wildlife Drive is expected to last 20 years Paved entrance section of Wildlife Drive (note the raccoon crossing at the top right) Joyce Palmer, deputy refuge manager Hortoons Cycling Safety Notes WHEN STOPPED, CLEAR THE PATH AND ALLOW OTHERS TO BIKE THROUGH Its always frustrating for any path user, cyclist or other, to come across another user who has stopped and is blocking the path with their bicycle. Its also unsafe since its adding yet one more obstacle, another demand upon concentration. So lets be courteous and clear the path when were making that phone call or checking the map. SANIBEL BICYCLE CLUB TT o advertise in the Island Sun CC all 395-1213

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5B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013they told us that in two to three months, the road is going to look pretty grey. Patti Sousa of the Sanibel Bicycle Club was looking forward to taking a ride through the refuge again after an extended period away from the preserve. I havent been through here in two or three years because Wildlife Drive had deteriorated to the point that it wasnt pleasant to ride on it just wasnt a safe place to bike, she said. But now, the bike club is excited, and were personally excited about this. Don Parsons, a naturalist who hosts tram tours through the refuge for Tarpon Bay Explorers, was very happy to experience crossing the new smooth surface for the first time. Theres a lot less rumble from the tires, so people will be able to hear what Im saying, said Parsons. I think it will be beneficial to wildlife, too not as much noise. Parsons shared a story with his tram crowd about visiting Ding Darling NWR for the first time about 30 years ago, when Wildlife Drives surface was covered in loosely compacted shell rock. He said that his car at the time was dark blue; by the time he reached the end of Wildlife Drive, it was white. We will also re-open the Indigo Trail and access to our new Wildlife Education Boardwalk, that we debuted in August, added Tritaik. Although we have given limited guided walks during this time, we can now open the Indigo Trail to all visitors to enjoy at their leisure. The October 1 ribbon-cutting cer emony at the refuge, cancelled due to the government shutdown, will be rescheduled to a later date. Birgie Vertesh, executive director of the Ding Darling Wildlife Society An alligator basking on the side of Wildlife Drive After-hours pay station for pedestrians and bicyclists Raccoon pair spotted roadside rf ntbnr nnrrr tb nrf f rff bnbf nrrrrrfrf frntbffb ttr brrr r

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6B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 Gift S hop O ffering N ative A merican JewelryNative American jewelry from the collection of William and Susanne Waites has joined the many attractive purchase opportunities at Sanibels BIG ARTS gift shop. The Waites were proprietors of Aboriginals: Art of the First Person, a Sanibel gallery that closed in the after math of Hurricane Charley. The gallerys offerings have continued on the Internet at www. Native-AmericanJewelry.org, Now, selections from their continuing collection of Zuni, Navajo, Isleta and Santo Domingo (Kewa) jewelry are available at BIG ARTS. Its exciting to be represented on Sanibel again, said Susanne, and especially delightful to be working and sharing sales proceeds with such a worthwhile organization as BIG ARTS. The newly-renovated gift shop is located next to the ticket office on the Dunlop Road campus. Susanne and William Waites From page 1BMobile Mammogramin on. We invite everyone to wear their support colors and join in this event! The idea of bringing the Mobile Mammo to the Sanibel Fire House came up during a shell museum event in 2012. Bondurant and Hoagland decided, along with SFRD Chief Danny Duncan, that they should reach out to non-insured islanders in need of a mammogram and sponsor them. Last year, 15 non-insured women were recipients. So once again this year, we are offering the same thing, said Bondurant, a three-year cancer survivor thanks to having a mammogram. We want to make it convenient for women in any community to take 15 minutes and have a mammogram. Early detection is so important. According to Lets Pink Out Sanibel & Captiva Islands organizers, the event which runs from 1 to 5 p.m. will include: Boutique will be offering pink hair extensions, pink nails and makeovers throughout the event dancing entertainment at the event, plus two complimentary dance lessons (one private and one group) will be given away away complimentary hydro-massage sessions free cookies, and will sponsor one noninsured mammogram Events, Bondurant, Hoagland and the Sanibel Fire & Rescue District are also sponsoring non-insured mammograms During the event, donations for the Friends In Service Here (FISH) of Sanibel food bank both monetary and canned goods for the food bank will be accepted. According to the Radiology Regional Center, one-third of breast cancer deaths each year could be prevented through early detection. Approximately one out of every eight women develops breast cancer during the course of her lifetime, and breast cancer ranks second as the cause of cancer deaths in American women, claiming more than 40,000 lives annually. The three keys to early detection, recommended by the American Cancer Society, include: (women 20 years and older) physician: Every three years (women 20 to 40 years old) Every year (women 40 years and older) age 40, unless clinically indicated sooner Any uninsured person in need of a mammogram may call 936-2316 to set up an appointment. They may also call Mary Bondurant at 839-3633 for additional information. Also, visit Pink Out Sanibels Facebook page. R ed C ross Water S afety Instructor C ourse O fferedAn American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course will be held at the Sanibel Recreation Center from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following Sundays: October 6, 13 and 20. Participants must attend all sessions. The American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course provides instructor candidates the training needed to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate par ticipants progress. Prerequisites: Must be at least 16 years old and able to swim 25 yds of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke and 15 yds of butterfly. Tread water for 1 minute and back float for 1 minute. Participants are required to register with the Red Cross at least 24 hours prior to the course start date by paying a $100 registration fee. To do so, visit www.redcross.org, click on the Take A Class tab, select location by entering in the postal code window and choose Instructor Training as the category. Once registered through the Red Cross, participants will need register with the Sanibel Recreation Center over the phone or in person. Cost for the course is only $200 (after $100 Red Cross registration fee) for members and $250 (after $100 Red Cross registration fee) for non-members and includes all course materials. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. B eachview C hampagne S ips T ournamentThe Beachview Tennis Club will host the 2nd annual Beachview Champagne Sips Tournament on October 19 to 20, sponsored by Lily & Co. to benefit FISH. This tournament will feature mixed doubles, at all ability levels, in a round robin format. All entrants will receive complimentary lunch and courtside beverages. The club will host a cocktail reception on Saturday, October 20 with a raffle for prizes. Entry deadline is Wednesday, October 16 at 5 p.m. For more information, call the Beachview Tennis Club at 472-9099. Toni Halski, Beachview tennis pro and longtime tennis tournament organizer, will direct the event. T he S alvation A rmy Is In N eed O f Furniture A nd C lothingThe trucks going out to stock The Salvation Armys Family Thrift Stores are nearly empty. Donations of used goods to the charity typically slow in the summer months, but this year, September has shown a marked decline. All proceeds from thrift store sales fund The Salvation Armys Crossroads program, a six-month drug and alcohol rehabilitation center for men. If the thrift stores are unable to make money, this life-saving program is at risk.continued on page 10B Marge Meekmmeek@rosierinsurance.com Angela Larson Roehlalarson@rosierinsurance.com Rosier: The name that has been serving Southwest Florida for over 60 years Call us anytime for your business and personal insurance needs on Sanibel and Captiva239-472-1152www.rosierinsurance.com Choosing the Right Insurance Agent Makes all the Dierence

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8B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 S undial B each R esort R eorganizesSanibel Sundial Partners, LLC (SSP), the owner of Sundial Beach Resort on Sanibel Island, has filed for reorganization under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The company has experienced financial difficulties since the sudden death in June of its organizer and CEO, Bill Spiropoulos. According to Ed McGahan, Vice President of CoreStates Realty Group, LLC, the manager of SSP, We have been working diligently over the past few months to secure new working capital to support continuing operations and catchup past due financial obligations. While considerable progress has been made, additional time is required to obtain the needed recapitalization. Added McGahan, Similar to other companies (like airlines) that have reor ganized under Chapter 11, it will be business as usual with no visible operational changes. The reorganization will enable the resort to continue normal operations by obtaining immediate funding through a court-approved loan arrangement. It is anticipated that a plan of reorganization will be completed and approved within a period of several months and that such a plan will provide a sound financial basis for Sundial to resolve its various obligations and operate successfully into the future. Periodic updates will be provided as this process moves forward. Located across the street from Gulf Harbour 15065 McGregor Blvd, Ste 104, Fort Myers S anibel A ir A nd S anctuary Island E lectric MergeSanibel Air Conditioning, Inc. and Sanctuary Island Electric, Inc. have merged to become Sanibel Air and Electric, Inc. The family-owned businesses got its start in 1988 when founder Dan Hayes moved to Sanibel from New Jersey and opened Sanibel Repair Service and began providing quality heating and air service to those living on the islands. Hayes was later joined by his sons Bryan Hayes and Todd Hayes, who would eventually take over running the business after he retired in 2006. Since coming on board, the brothers made a few changes. Sanibel Repair Service was officially renamed as Sanibel Air Conditioning in 1998 and Sanctuary Island Electric was started by the brothers in 2007 to help maintain the high volume of electrical repair requests, and allow them to establish a new business. Today, the company has grown to 12 employees and eight service trucks, but its vision, as coined by Dan Hayes, remains the same, To provide our customers with quality, reliable service, being there when you need us, and remembering our customers names. When we first started Sanctuary Island Electric, we wanted to give the business a chance to get settled in on its own. And now we decided that the time has come for us to merge them because we had achieved what we had hoped to a solid business with a good reputation and a necessary service on the islands, said Bryan Hayes, co-owner of Sanibel Air and Electric. We are still the same company, still owned and run by the same family and still the only island-based air conditioning business. We have been servicing the island communities for over 25 years, and we are hoping to continue providing them with great service when they need it. S hell Point Welcomes R esidents T o Fall Informational MeetingsResidents of Southwest Florida who would like to learn about resort-style retirement options and lifecare are invited to attend one of several informational meetings at Shell Point Retirement Community. One of Shell Points experienced retirement counselors will explain the numerous benefits of becoming a Shell Point resident. The meetings will be held at 10 a.m. in the main Commons located in The Woodlands neighborhood at Shell Point on the following dates: October 2, 8, 16 and 29 November 6, 12, 20 and 26 December 4, 10 and 18 During the casually-structured meeting, guests will learn about lifecare and the retirement options and amenities available at Shell Point. Guests can also tour two of the three Shell Point neighborhoods, The Island and The Woodlands, and see a model residence. Admission to these informative sessions is free; however, seating is limited, so reservations are required and may be made by calling Maureen Thomson at 466-1131 or 1-800-780-1131. Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, two miles before the Sanibel Causeway. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com To advertise in the Island Sun call 395-1213

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9B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 Community Church Becomes Gold Sponsor Of 10K Race 4 FISHThe Sanibel Community Church has become a Gold Sponsor of the 5th annual 10K Race 4 FISH. The race is scheduled to take place at The Community House on Saturday, October 19. The church is an established, multi-denominational church on the islands, and has been a long term supporter of FISH. This is the second year of sponsoring the FISH 10K. Sanibel Community Church has been an invaluable partner to our organization, offering their support on a number of different occasions over the years, said John Pryor, vice president of FISH and co-chairman of the FISH 10K committee. We welcome them as a Gold Sponsor and thank them for choosing to sponsor our biggest fundraising event of the year. More than 50 island businesses and organizations sponsored the 10K last year, and over 120 people volunteered to make it a success. Many businesses have already pledged support including premier sponsor, The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company. FISH is a nonprofit organization that helps those in need who live or work on Sanibel or Captiva. Money raised during the 10K helps fund services including emergency financial assistance, food pantry, childrens backpack food program, non-emergency medical transport on and off the island, temporary loan of health equipment and daily hot meals program. From left: Sanibel Community Church leaders Keith Sieck (council chair) and Senior Pastor Daryl Donovan, with Ed Ridlehoover, co-chairman of the FISH 10K Race Committee, Nancy Bender, FISH vice president John Pryor and Pete Bender 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 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 Sandalfoot 3B2 Fully Furnished 1 BR/1 BA w/Gulf and Pool Views. Weekly Rentals. $28,000 Rental Income in 2012. $499,000 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 Opportunity on Lighthouse Way Build Your Dream Home on 100+ Ft of Bay Frontage. Existing Seawall. Perfect Location with Stunning Bay Views! $1,995,000 673 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 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 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

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10B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 Isabella Rasi 239-246-47161101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044 ENGEL & VLKERS Excellence in Real Estate A step above! International Client Base 600 Shops Worldwide Multi-Lingual Staff Your success is my aim. T wins S urprise B aseball B y R etaining Manager R on Gardenhire D espite T hree S traight 90-Plus L osing S easonsby E d FrankWhat a shocker! Despite three consecutive seasons of losing more than 90 games, the Minnesota Twins earlier this week awarded manager Ron Gardenhire a two-year contract extension. And team officials also announced they were bringing back his entire coaching staff. In the baseball world, it was a foregone conclusion that Gardenhire would be axed. In fact, his name had been mentioned prominently to take over the downtrodden Chicago Cubs and several other teams. Exactly a year ago, Twins General Manager Terry Ryan publicly disclosed that Gardenhire was not given a contract extension. One year remained at that time. That pronouncement was interpreted as a warning to the popular manager that either he improves the teams on-field performance in 2013 or it would be bye-bye. Ryan also dismissed and shuffled the coaching staff at that time. Gardenhire has managed the Twins since 2002 and is the second-longest tenured manager in the Major Leagues, second only to the Los Angeles Angels Mike Scoscia. And while he enjoyed great success in his early years, winning six American League Central Division titles in his first nine years, the last three have been disasters. His record these last three seasons is 195-291, and in both 2012 and 2013, the team posted identical records of 66-96, finishing this season a whopping 27 games behind division champion Detroit. Minnesota lost 10 of its final 11 games, and 20 of its last 25, while being outscored by 90 runs in the season conclusion. The retention of Gardenhire and his staff reaffirms the long held were a family environment of the organization. He took over for Tom Kelly 12 years ago, who had managed the Twins for 15 seasons, including two World Championships. In announcing that Gardenhire and his staff would return for next season, Ryan placed the blame for the losing trifecta on the lack of talent on the field, not in the dugout. Theres a multiple bunch of reasons why we are where we are, Ryan said at a Monday press conference, mentioning the lack of team offense and starting pitching. I need to fix a lot of things, not just one thing. Team owner Jim Pohlad said he has given Ryan the go-ahead to go out into the market to supplement our roster. Starting pitching this past season ranked last in the Majors in nearly every category. As dismal as the past three seasons have been as punctuated by the drop in attendance in the Twins new stadium, there are bright spots on the horizon. The Twins farm system is loaded with talent and some have labeled it the best in baseball. Owning two of the top five prospects in baseball, help is on the way. Centerfielder Bryon Buxton, just 19 years old, had a phenomenal first year of professional baseball at Low A Cedar Rapids and here at High A Fort Myers. He is probably a season or two away from the Majors. The other top prospect is third-baseman Miquel Sano, who started the year here and advanced at mid-season to Double A New Britain. Sano could make It to the big show by next season. But an immediate turnaround for the Twins requires much-needed starting pitching. Ryan must land at least two or three solid starters to see improvement in 2014. Experts predicted a last-place finish for the 2013 Twins. They were nearly right as, despite the September collapse, they edged the Chicago White Sox by three games to escape the AL Central Division cellar. Terry Ryan is one of the shrewdest general managers in the business. But he sure has his work cut out to restore the Minnesota Twins to winning baseball. It is likely we will see a lot of new faces in Twins uniforms when they reassemble here in February for spring training. Ron Gardenhire A CPA spends years preparing for moments just like these.Call 239.472.1323Your Concerns Go Beyond Taxes... and So Do Our Skills. From page 6BSalvation ArmyCrossroads is a faith-based residential program to help men struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Up to 38 men at one time can be enrolled in Crossroads, where they receive therapy, addiction counseling, spiritual guidance, life skills training, help with GED or continuing education, employment skills and training, assistance finding housing, and much more. As part of the work therapy component of the program, the men in Crossroads help collect, sort, repair and distribute donated items to The Salvation Armys three local Family Thrift Stores. The income from these stores turns right around and fully funds the Crossroads program expenses. Donate your gently used furniture, housewares, bedding, bikes, kitchen items, jewelery, clothing, and shoes to The Salvation Army. Also accepted are electronics in working condition, tools, sporting goods, cars, boats and motor cycles. These items can be dropped off at any Salvation Army location, or you can call 337-0955 and schedule a pickup of large items. The Salvation Army still makes house calls. Your donation of furniture, clothing and household items will change lives and help those in the grip of addiction find help, hope and a second chance at life. For more information, call 278-1551 or visit www.salvationarmyleecounty. org.

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JOHN R WOOD ISLAND REAL ESTATE, INC Mary Cell: 239.839.3633 Fred Cell: 239.281.5356 See us on Facebook at facebook.com/bondurantrealtygroup Immaculate East End Canal HomeMagnicent Canal View in the desirable neighborhood of Shell Harbor. With 3 bedrooms plus a den/oce and 2.5 baths this home has a wonderful ow. Enter through the outdoor atrium into this immaculate home with canal views. Other features include screen enclosed pool/lanai area with a hot tub, replace in the family room, boat dock & lift and a deck o of the Master Bedroom suite. Deeded beach access. Enjoy quiet East End living with easy access on and o the island. 1001 Kings Crown.Oered at $999,000 Adorable Island Home in the Dunes CommunityBright open oor plan in this Dunes 3BR 2BA home which lends itself to beautiful architectural design. The vaulted ceilings in the living space & decking o all bedrooms and open kitchen add an open airy feel. Close to San Carlos Bay at Bailey Rd for shing, kayaking or sunning. Only a few homes away from the Dunes Clubhouse. The best priced 3BR/2BA home in this community! 970 Castle Rd.Oered at $540,000 Sweeping Lake & Golf Course ViewSpectacular lake & golf course views from this ground level 2 bedroom, 2 bath pool home. Walk into this inviting home and observe the sweeping lake view from the living area, kitchen and lanai. Of course the lanai, just o the family room, kitchen and living room, aords extra living space for your enjoyment. Great location for bird watching or watching a birdie on the Dunes golf course. Dunes club membership is optional. Dunes homeowners have a deeded beach path. 1481 Sand Castle Rd.Oered at $575,000 Pamoramic Views Dunes DuplexRelax and enjoy the beautiful views from the 3/2.5 duplex on the 18th fairway of the Dunes golf course. This bright and airy duplex oers a mastersuite on the rst living level plus a half bath. Your guest are accomodated on the second level where they can enjoy there own space. Enjoy your evening on the screened in lanai and watch the sunset skies. Make your appontment to see this, it wont last long. Address.Oered at $439,000 We Have The Key To Making Your Dreams Come True Mary Bondurant 239-839-3633 Fred Bondurant 239-281-5356 11B ISLAND SS UN OCT oO BER 4, 2013

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12B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 Distinctl norris.com furniture that appeals to your heart... Sanibel 1025 Periwinkle Way Mon Sat. 10 5Evenings & Sundays by appointment 579.0412 Naples & Fort MyeLIMITED T IME SAVINGS ON SEL ECT I TEMS! $11,999 $ $ 11 999 COMPLETE DESIGNER CONDO PACKAGES STARTING AT October Fun Day At Sanibel Recreation CenterRegistration is open for the upcoming Fun Day on Friday, October 11 at the Sanibel Recreation Center. The Fun Day will offer a variety of athletic games, craft projects and entertainment. Enrollment is available for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. The program operates from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Each child needs to bring a lunch, swimsuit and towel. Light snacks will be provided. Register by October 4 and receive the Early Bird rate: member $20; non-member $25. On or after October 5: member $24; non-member $30. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Daily, weekly, semi-annual and annual memberships are available. For more information call 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. SPORTS QUIZ 1. Who was the first major-league player to compile at least 3,000 hits for a career? 2. Name the last time American League teammates finished 1-2-3 in the regular-season MVP voting. 3. Who was the last University of Alabama quarterback to finish in the top five in Heisman Trophy voting? 4. How many times has guard Chris Paul led the NBA in steals per game for a season? 5. Who was the first defenseman after Bobby Orr in 1972 to win the Hart Trophy as the NHL regular-season MVP? 6. In 2012, Austin Dillon became the third driver to have won the Rookie of the Year Award in both the NASCAR Truck and Nationwide series. Name either of the first two to do it. 7. Tennis star Rafael Nadal has won 42 singles titles on clay courts. Who is the only player to have won more. ANSWERS 1. Cap Anson, in 1897. 2. It was 1966 (Orioles -Frank Robinson, Brooks Robinson, Boog Powell). 3. Jay Barker, in 1994. 4. Five times in eight seasons. 5. Chris Pronger, in 2000. 6. Greg Golf With The EverbladesThe 2nd annual Florida Everblades and The Colony Golf Tournament, Dinner & Auction benefiting the Childrens Organ Transplant Association to benefit Christian Hannett will be held on Sunday, October 13 at The Colony Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs. The shotgun start begins at 1:30 p.m. The golf tournament will be a fourperson scramble: three players paired with a current/former Florida Everblades player or coach. However, you can opt to play in a foursome without an Everblades player. Included in the $125 golfing fee is the awards dinner and auction following the tournament at 6 p.m. Former Everblades player Ernie Hartlieb will again be the Master of Ceremonies. Organizers are encouraging non-golfers to attend the dinner and auction. The deadline to register for either the golfing or the dinner/auction only is October 12. Dont golf? There is also a dinner and auction only option with many wonderful auction items available. Dinner guests can join their golfing family and friends for a fun evening to support a good cause. Tickets for the awards dinner and auction are available for $30 per person. To obtain a registration form with payment instructions, sponsor information or register online, visit http:// cota.donorpages.com/MiracleMakers/ TeamChristianH. For more information about the event, contact Terry Mallow at 410-8018 or terrymallow@ymail.com. For more information about Christians journey, visit www.COTAforChristianH. com. Christian Hannett Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference

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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. RESTAURANTS Katie Griffin, server at Gramma Dot'sChips 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. Theres free pizza delivery too. The Great White carries the TV Baseball package and the NFL 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 14B ISLAND SS UN OCTOBER 4, 2013 RR ead us online at Island SS un NN ews.com

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15B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 continued on page 16B 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. 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. 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 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. ROSIES CAF & GRILLRosie's repertoire includes crab cakes, grouper and shrimp entrees and steaks with all the trimmings, Southwestern dishes such as burritos and fajitas, soup and sandwich combos, and salads. Among the most popular items is Rosies Famous Cheese Steak made from shaved rib eye, grilled mushrooms, onions and green peppers, Ultimate Cuban and Classic Reuben, home-made muffins and cinnamon rolls and Key lime pie, root beer floats and banana splits. A childrens menu and carry-out are also available. 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. Time to Refurnish Your Home or Condo? 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16B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 From page 15BRestaurantsThe 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, popand 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 The John Allender Band, a rock and blues band. Sunday is Hospitality Night with happy hour pricing from 8 p.m. to close. Karaoke is Thursdays from 9 p.m. to midnight. Traders Store & Cafe features music by Chris Workman on Sundays and Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m. and Danny Morgan and Friends on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m. This weeks lineup at Traditions on the Beach at the Island Inn includes: Friday Night Dance Party with Joe McCormick and Barbara Smith playing and singing classic R&B, dance and disco sounds of the 70s as well as top contemporary dance music; Saturday, smooth music and dancing with Joe McCormick and Marvilla Marzan; Sunday, Dusk Duo with Dean & Kathy Winkleman on piano, guitar and vocals, performing pop, R&B, country and jazz standards; Wednesday and Thursday, pianoman Joe McCormick with popular favorites and smooth vocal stylings, R&B, jazz and pop for dancing and listening 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. On October 4 and 5, Cachet Quartet will perform. Crab races are on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Traders Store & Cafe features music by Chris Workman on Sundays and Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m. and Danny Morgan and Friends on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m. 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 features live entertainment every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. with Danny Morgan performing on Fridays. 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. 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 Buffet 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.) TRADITIONS ON THE BEACHTraditions on the Beach is one of the few Sanibel restaurants with beachfront dining. The menu features Italian and Mediterranean cuisine based on fresh local seafood, meats and produce. Dining is from 5 p.m. until late and there is live entertainment most nights for listening and dancing. Throughout October, Traditions is offering its menu regular size portions and wine selections at half price from 5 to 6 p.m. Besides fish and steaks, youll find Moroccan Lamb, roast duck, Texas Wild Boar Saddle and veal. Pasta, grilled items and a raw bar round out the menu. Theres an attractive bar area also serving food and an extensive wine and cocktail list. 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 F ACTORY 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. 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. SANIBEL BEANThe Sanibel Bean coffee shop is java central on Sanibel Island. With its indoor and outdoor seating and free wi-fi, its a popular venue for laptop-toting coffee lovers to relax and check their inboxes, have breakfast or lunch or recharge the batteries in the afternoon. Besides a big selection of coffee from around the globe and a variety of coffee drinks, The Bean has tea and other beverages and a variety of hearty sandwiches, pastries and muffins, plus other light fare. Traders will re-open Tuesday, October 1. Traders is unique in that is combines a bustling restaurant with a large shopping emporium selling casual clothing, jewelry, accessories, home decorating and gift items, books and lamps. The restaurant serves bistro style food with an island flair with offerings such as black beans and rice, blackened fish and fresh salads from an open kitchen. Theres no fryer in this place! The tables are freshly wrapped in white paper for each party and theres a pot of colored crayons for doodling, whether youre an adult or a child. Traders has been around long enough to have become a favored local hang-out. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., happy hour 3 to 6 p.m. and dinner 5 to 9 p.m. Theres live music from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays with Danny Morgan and Wednesdays with Chris Workman. TRADERS STORE & CAFEBreakfast is served from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and happy hour is from 3 to 6 p.m. seven days a week with two-for-one draft beer and wine and a menu that starts at $4.50 for items such as nachos with cheese and salsa and $5.50 wings and chicken tenders. The ice cream bar has 20+ flavors of locally made Royal Scoop ice cream. 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. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS 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. Zurbriggen Financial Investment Management Asset Protection Wealth Transfer Perpetual Income Strategies Helping Build A Bridge To Financial Freedom Securities oered through Securities America, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC Rick Zurbriggen, Registered Representative. Advisory services oered through Securities America Advisors, Inc., Rick Zurbriggen, Investment Advisor Representative. Zurbriggen Financial and the Securities America companies are not aliated. Are you sure your current portfolio withdrawls will last as long as you do? Why not get a 2nd opinion from us to nd out? To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 From page 2BRotaryat The Sanibel School and Fort Myers Beach Elementary. Watch for the familiar blue shirts in the classrooms. Club Rotarians are gearing up for season and are dusting off our tents and banners for some upcoming events for the club. The club is sponsoring the FISH 10K Race October 19 and Ding Darling Days October 20 to 26. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, 949 Sand Castle Road. If you have any questions regarding Rotary, e-mail President Scot Congress at scot@scongress.com.

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Island Real Estate Inc. www.SanibelRealEstateMarket.com 1019 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island (239) 472-241115065 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers across from Gulf Harbour (239) 333-2411 Beautifully remodeled, 3br/4ba pool home w/ high end nishes, chefs kitchen, multiple porches, & direct gulf access. $895,000 Carolyn Tongyai 691-2551 WoodringRoad.comAn idyllic setting with an open oor plan focusing on the view, a private pier, sandy beach & lap pool. $1,998,000 Phaidra McDermott 472-4411 SanibelIsles.comLOCATION! Beautiful bay & canal views from this 4 bedroom 3 bath home. Easy deep water direct access. $948,000 Phaidra McDermott 472-4411 CaptivaNearBeach.com Newer construction with Bay views in the heart of the village, nely appointed. $2,394,000 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 ClamBayou.com One of the islands most spectacular settings overlooking the Gulf with stunning sunsets. $2,695,000 Phaidra McDermott 472-4411 Updated & back on the market! Direct access, wide canal, dock, lift & pool. Beautiful updates include kitchen, bath & deck. $950,000 John Petel 560-4960 Completely renovated spectacular 4 level home, spiral staircase, beautiful views across Sunset Bay to Gulf of Mexico. $495,000 Tonya Johnson 940-6610 Gorgeous Lake & Golf Views! Desirable Dunes 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom ground level pool home. $575,000 Mary Bondurant 839-3633 Mastique...Enjoy Gulf of Mexico sunset views from your terrace. Walk to bunche beach. Island style living at its nest! $449k Tonya Johnson 940-6610 Gulf access / canal home with a pool. It features a covered boat dock, oversize garage with shop and steps away from the river. $425,000 Tommy Wiley 851-3686 Quiet East End Location! Oversized pilings, high impact glass & wind-resistant siding. 3BR/3BA, canal $899,900 John Petel 560-4960 ListenTo eWaves.com-Beautifully update bay front beach condo with amazing view of the Lighthouse! Top oor, end unit. $849,000 John Petel 560-4960 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 SOLD! Where the Client is #1 in Real Estate on the Islands Beautiful courtyard pool home, two bedroom plus guest house. Located in the gated community of Casa Del Lago. $275,000Robb & Robyn Moran 728-1971 3Br + den (4th bd) / 4Ba, pool, overlooking lake, hard wood oors, replace, gourmet kitchen, elevator. $1,200,000 Ellie See 910-6474 CoquinaBeachCondo.comBright & cheery 2 bd condo located in one of the islands best rental complexes. Just steps to the beach!. $420,000 Phaidra McDermott 472-4411 REDUCED! Fantastic 2/2 redone with long views of Gulf of Mexico. Great rental property. is condo wont last long! $512,000 Betsy Belpedio 851-8069 JUST LISTED JUST LISTED17B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013

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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~18B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 My Stars FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 7, 2013ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your Aries charm helps persuade others to listen to your proposal. But its still a long way from acceptance, unless you can stand up to the tough questions that are set to follow. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Plan to share a weekend getaway from all the pressures of your hectic workaday world with a very special someone. You could be pleasantly surprised at what develops. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Your keen insight once again helps you handle a challenging situation with a clearer perception of what its really all about. What you learn helps you make a difficult decision. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) If you want to steer clear of getting involved in a new family dispute, say so. Your stand might cause hurt feelings for some, but overall, youll be respected for your honesty. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Expect recognition for your efforts in getting a project into operation. Besides the more practical rewards, your Lions heart will be warmed by the admiration of your colleagues. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Set aside time to rid yourself of clutter that might well be drawing down your creative energies. Consider asking someone to help you decide what stays and what goes. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A colleague could make a request that might place you in an awkward position with coworkers. Best advice: Share your concerns with an associate you can trust. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Your energy levels are way up, allowing you to take on the added challenge of a task youve been hoping to secure. Expect this move to lead to an important opportunity. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Your continuing sense of confidence in what youve set out to do gives encouragement to others. Expect to see more people asking to add their efforts to yours. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) You might think it would be best to reject a suggestion others insist would be unworkable. But you might be surprised by what you find if you give it a chance. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Changing a decision might disappoint some people, but the important thing is that you be honest with yourself. Dont go ahead with anything you have doubts about. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) There could be some fallout from an emotional confrontation that you really should deal with before moving on. Best to start fresh with a clean, clear slate. BORN THIS WEEK: Your honesty not only helps you make decisions for yourself, but also helps others find the right choices for themselves. Christopher Columbus reaches the New World. Columbus, and most others, underestimated the worlds size. The expedition probably first landed at Watling Island in the Bahamas. Columbus later sighted Cuba, which he thought was mainland China. Naval Academy opens in Annapolis, Md., professors. Known as the Naval School until and navigation, gunnery and steam, chemistry, English, natural philosophy and French. Chicago barn of Patrick and Catherine OLeary, igniting a two-day blaze that kills ings and leaves 100,000 homeless. Legend has it that the fire started when a cow kicked over a lantern in the OLeary barn. of the mighty Colorado River, the Hoover miles of transmission lines to Los Angeles. The central reason for the dam, however, was the collection, preservation and distribution of water. Shigematsu Sakaibara, commander of the Japanese garrison on Wake Island, orders the they were trying to make radio contact with remains one of the more brutal episodes of the war in the Pacific. museum on wheels, the Artmobile, opens in there are dozens of Artmobile-inspired museums on wheels in cities and towns world. Live, a topical comedy sketch show featuring Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, Garrett Morris, Jane Curtin and Laraine Newman, makes its debut on NBC. It would go on to become the longest-running, highest-rated show on latenight television. Windsor, when asked to reveal the secret to empty, empty whats full and scratch where it itches. Italians spend more time on social media than people of any other nationality. those accused of a crime could prove their innocence (or guilt) in trial by battle. This law was unused and nearly forgotten for Abraham Thornton was charged with murder in the death of a young woman named Mary Ashford. The evidence against Thornton was nearly overwhelming, but he claimed the right to trial by battle against his accuser. Since the law was still on the books, the court decided it had no choice but to grant his request. Thorntons accuser was William Ashford, the victims brother, but since he declined to appear on the field of battle, Thornton was freed. Shortly thereafter, trail by battle was officially abolished in the country. per year, Florida experiences more lightning than any other state in the country. Central Florida is unofficially known as the Lightning Capital of the World. you hate the idea of your parents moving in with you, according to a recent survey. However, if those survey respondents had to have one parent move in with them, two out of three would choose Mom over Dad. you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. -Maya Angelou THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

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19B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 When the news broke that one person holds the winning $400 million Powerball lottery ticket, my mind immediately went to several other lottery winners I know who died penniless. This occurred despite all of the best intentions (or not) of those surrounding them. Similar news stories appear form time to time about professional athletes who sign mega-million dollar contracts, only to go entirely broke when their athletic career ends. How does this happen? Its no secret that silly mistakes are made when sudden wealth descends upon those who dont have any experience handling fortunes. Wealth is often wasted on depreciating assets like boats and cars. Friends offer great business deals or the next big internet company for a small investment and so on. So let me pose you a question. When one bequests a substantial estate to their loved ones how is that really any different than creating the lottery winner or the professional athlete? More importantly why is it that many who have wealth to bestow are not fond of naming a professional trustee to help their loved ones become accustomed to managing that wealth even if for a definite period of time? Allow me to illustrate with an example. Auntie leaves in her will a substantial sum of money to her nephew, who despite being a hard working young man in his thirties, hasnt had any real experience with sums of money. When Auntie was working with her attorney to write her will she was asked whether she wanted to name a professional trustee, such as a bank or trust company to help her nephew manage and budget so that he wouldnt make unwise decisions. No, I dont think thats necessary, Auntie proclaimed. Hes a smart and responsible young man, so I think that hell be able to handle it. While this might be true, I would suggest that Auntie isnt doing her nephew any favors. Like the lottery winner or suddenly wealthy professional athlete, her nephew is going to be barraged with investment advice, deals that he can become a part of, temptation to make big ticket purchases for those things that he otherwise couldnt have afforded until Aunties death and a number of other issues that go along with sudden wealth. Nephew has no experience to speak of in dealing with investment advisors, lawyers and accountants. Its going to be a whole new and often overwhelming experience for him. Naming a professional trustee such as a bank or trust company could help cushion the transition from having little to inheriting sudden wealth. Since Auntie has vast experience dealing with investment professionals, lawyers and accountants, she could choose to name her team in her legal documents to help her nephew get accustomed to managing his new wealth. The time period immediately following Aunties death is probably the toughest for nephew to navigate. Theres the administration of the trust, including the separation of its assets into the different sub-trusts that may be created for tax and other purposes. Tax returns will have to be completed. Due to the step up in tax cost basis of the assets (and the corresponding reduction in unrealized capital gains) and the different long term goals that Nephew may have, the investment mix should probably be reviewed and adjusted. Nephew will probably want to create a budget of his expected income and expenses to map out his financial future. So there might be real value in having experienced hands assist with the wealth transition. Unfortunately, many believe that naming a corporate trustee is an all or nothing proposition when in fact there are several middle ground options available. Rather than permanently naming a trustee to manage nephews wealth, for example, Auntie can name a professional trust company for a period of years. After the time period is complete, her legal documents can give her nephew the ability to remove and replace the trust company. She can choose to always require a professional trustee, or she can allow him to remove the trust company all together and serve as his own trustee at some point in the future. If Auntie decides to have nephew always have a corporate/ professional trustee, she can give her nephew the ability to change who that corporate trustee might be for any reason. All of this is possible with proper drafting inside of her legal documents. Auntie probably also wants to create a default estate plan for nephew inside of the trust in case he never gets around to prepare an estate plan of his own. By giving nephew a power of appointment which means that he can change the default plan and give the assets at his death to those of his choosing, she can both create the emergency plan but give nephew unbridled discretion how his estate will be handled at his death. When dealing with any degree of wealth, these are important things to consider. Leaving everything outright with little or no direction, while seemingly appealing, may be causing more problems than it solves. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerAre You Really Doing Them A Favor?by Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, When I go to my childs IEP meeting, his teachers say that he does not need assistive technology. I always agree, but its because I really dont understand what they mean by this. Please help me understand what this means. Carmen P., Fort Myers Carmen, You have asked an excellent question. Assistive technology in K-12 classrooms, by definition, is designed to improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability. Assistive technology (AT) has a very broad range of tools from lowtech devices like mechanical pencils that provide extra feedback vibrations that enable students to guide and use a pencil more effectively to extremely high tech AT, where the blink of an eye can make a computer perform. High tech or low-tech assistive technology tools have the ability to transform the learning experiences for the children who benefit. Here are some of the more areas where AT is making big differences: designed to allow students with disabilities to use computers and related technology easily. Some alternative input devices include touch screens, modified keyboards and joysticks that direct a cursor through use of body parts like chins, hands or feet. On-screen keyboards are another area of input technology that is providing students with disabilities better use of computers and mobile devices for learning. learning advantage for students who have mobility or dexterity problems, or those who are blind. It allows students to speak their thoughts without typing and even navigate online. Text-to-speech options can also talk back to students and let them know about potential mistakes or errors in their work. Most computers and smartphones have this technology built -in and available. need to have information presented in different ways than their peers. For example, a child with a language disorder may benefit from bright pictures or colors to learn new concepts rather than paper bers. Voice analyzers, augmentative communication tools, speech synthesizers or other sensory enhancers are often used to help present information in a way that meets a disabled childs needs. quently to assist students who are blind or have low vision. This technology is slightly different from text-to-speech because it simply informs students of what is on a screen. Visually impaired or blind students then see what is on the screen and can benefit from the audio interface screen readers provide. 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20B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 Will Power Columnist: Craig R. Hersch, BCS Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA I Have Answers to Your Estate Planning uestions. Call: 239-334-1141 or Visit: www.sbshlaw.com 9100 College Pointe Ct. Fort Myers, FL 33919 Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting For Doc Fords CaptivaThe Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grilles newest location on Captiva on September 25. Doc Fords is the newest restaurant on Captiva serving American and Caribbean cuisine. The new location serves the same crowd favorites that the other locations provide, however, the Captiva location boasts a new area with a stage for live, late night entertainment. Guests had cocktails and appetizers and were given a tour of the restaurant. We are delighted to welcome the newest Doc Fords location to our chamber, said Ric Base, president of the chamber of commerce. Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille is located at 5400 Plantation Road on Captiva. It is open for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Additional locations are on Sanibel at 975 Rabbit Road and on Fort Myers Beach at 708 Fishermans Wharf. Chamber of Commerce hosts ribbon cutting for Doc Fords New Office AdministratorPremier Sothebys Inernational Realty announced the appointment of Veronica M. Stough as its new office administrator. Stough, originally from Chicago, moved to Southwest Florida 20 years ago. She has worked in radio, television and print media. In 2009, she published her own magazine, OPTIMUM, which was a local, quarterly magazine. Stough has a 21-year-old daughter, who is the light of her life and currently a senior at the University of Florida. Stoughs hobbies include fishing, golfing, going to the beach, gardening and home improvement projects. Her position is full-time at the companys Sanibel office on Periwinkle Way. Veronica Stough Realtor Earns R SPS DesignationHeather Pierce, Pfeifer Realty Group broker-associate with the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Association of Realtors, has been awarded the Resort and Second Home Specialist (RSPS) certification. The RSPS certification is a nationally-recognized certification awarded by the National Association of Realtors to real estate professionals who wish to demonstrate and promote to consumers and their peers alike their expertise in the resort and second home market. Heather Pierce ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Top ProducersJohn R. Wood Island Real Estate announced its top producers for August. The Top Listing Agent was Dave Russ, Top Pending Sales agent was Trae Zipperer and Top Closed Sales agent was John Petel. Trae Zipperer John Petel Dave Russ Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com

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THE BEACON OF ISLAND HAPPENINGSServing 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 21B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013

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22B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 by Karen L. Semmelman, Certified EEM, JD, AAML(03-12)A Yin meridian, circulationsex, partners with triple warmer to act as the overall commanders of your bodys ener gies. Together, they are the energetic queen and king! CX (a.k.a. pericar dium meridian) provides the heart with nourishment, overseeing all intimate relationships with lovers, friends, par ents and children protecting the heart by screening negative ideas, thoughts or images. Notice the high tide of CX below just the right time to have sex in the evening after the kids are in bed, or after a romantic dinner letting those juices flow. As its name implies, CX governs the pericardium; and the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscle. Physical manifestations of CX imbalances may include swollen armpits; breast soreness; carpal tunnel syndrome; hormonal problems; impotence; nipple pain; prostrate issues; sacrum issues; sexual problems; or sore glutes. Notice how each of these problems is close to the location of the meridians pathway or muscle it controls. As a reminder, view the August 9 and 16 columns, since the basics of tracing are set forth. Meridian Flow Wheel Time of Day CX meridians high tide is 7 to 9 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 7:30 p.m., then begin with CX. 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 CX if you have some of the symptoms listed in the opening paragraph above. Affirmation for this meridian is I take excellent care of my heart. 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 Place the fingers of one hand on the several inches on the outside edge of the nipple; trace up the inside edge of the shoulder and then down the inside edge of the arm and off the middle fingers. Do the other side. Thats it. You just traced circulationsex meridian! 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 CX while you learn the next seven meridians over the next several months. Have fun with your energy! Next weeks topic is Calm The Body When Under Stress Trace Triple Warmer. 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. From page 19BSchool Smartfind out the information from a computer screen, a screen reader can almost instantly provide this information to them. These are just a few AT tools that are being used to help students with disabilities learn more easily and effectively. For more information on AT, visit www.atnet. org. Ms. Greggs is adjunct faculty at Edison State College where she teaches psychology and education courses. She is also Nationally Certified School Psychologist and consultant for School Consultation Services, a private educational consulting company. Questions for publication may be addressed to smgreggs@gmail.com. Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. Eden Energy MedicineHormonal Imbalance, C arpal T unnel Or B reast S oreness T race T he C irculation-S ex Meridian Tracing the circulation-sex meridian Got A Problem? D r. C onnie Is Inby C onstance C lancyQ: Can you give me some insight on the long term effects of stress on children? My grandchildren are going through a lot of family stress and I am very concerned about how well they will handle the outcome.A: Children are sensitive to others thoughts and moods. Therefore, it is no surprise that they pick up on their par ents stress and the stress of others with whom they are in contact. Just as stress in adults originates from many different sources, the same is true for children. Babies are alert and sensitive to the world, even in the womb before birth. The messages they receive from those around them shape their emotions and beliefs. Studies suggest that babies who are separated from their mothers too soon after birth (even when there is a medical problem) are at greater risk of emotional problems later on. A significant bond between mother and infant is essential. Wounds that dont heal from infancy and childhood, such as episodes of isolation, abuse and abandonment, whether children are conscious of them or not, go with them into adulthood. These wounds dont heal, but persist. During my years as a teacher, guidance counselor, and therapist, I observed many children who suffered from stress due to various traumatic emotional situations, such as divorce, addiction, depression, anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Negative programming is another issue children face. Our society needs to teach children to focus on the positive rather than the negative. It is a universal law that what we focus our energy on expands. This is true at any age. It is just as easy to be positive as it is to be negative when we realize the damage that focusing on the negative can do. Teach children to focus on their strengths rather than their non-strengths and to keep their expectations realistic. When reaching out to our children, encourage them to share their feelings, especially if they are sad or melancholy. Ask them to share how their day in school went, and always help them to see the positive. Art therapy, self-expression through writing, drawing, painting and/or sculpting is a beautiful way to encourage expression of emotions. With the prevalence of dysfunction in many families, children need guidance counselors who can spend quality time with them encouraging expression of their feelings and emotions. Children need to be taught early on how to increase self-awareness and self-esteem as well as learn methods to handle stress continued on page 23B 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 F LORIDA VOLUNTARY PREKINDERGARTEN PROVIDER C ONTACT: JANA YATES, DIRECTOR(239) 472-4538Se habla Espaol

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23B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 deaRPharmacistD upuytrens C ontracture S tarts With L umps In Your Palmsby S uzy C ohen, R PhDear Pharmacist: I have two small nodules in my palm, they are small and painless, but I see (and feel) them below my pinky and ring finger. My doctors appointment isnt for two months and Im worried. Can you weigh in? CS, Sacramento, California Im glad you have an upcoming appointment with a doctor who can examine your hand for other signs like dimples, pitted marks or bent fingers. Those little nodules could be related to so many things including Dupuytrens contracture which stands out in my mind. It starts out with tiny lumps in your palm as you describe. But again, a skilled physician can discern Dupuytrens from other conditions like trigger finger, stenosing tenosynovitis, a ganglion cyst, soft tissue mass, rheumatoid, sarcoma or something else. I wont pretend to know what you have, but for the sake of writing this column, Ill focus on Dupuytrens contracture because its interesting and Ive not covered it before. Former president Ronald Reagan, Samuel Beckett and Margaret Thatcher are a few notable sufferers. These lumpsin the palm suddenly appear, then other symptoms gradually appear. Ultimately, there is a tightening of the tissue in the hand, causing the finger(s) to curl down. How much time between the appear ance of lumps and the actual contracture? It varies, its usually months to years. The contracture could be mild, or severe. No one is sure why it happens, but people with diabetes have a higher risk, as do middle-aged men. Other risk factors include your genetics, liver cirrhosis, epilepsy and those who have excessive oxidative stress. Oxidative stress occurs from free radical damage, like if you smoke, drink, have high insulin, high blood sugar, receive excessive medical ozone or UV blood irradiation, etc.). While researching this, I couldnt find many people claiming success with surgery. Unfortunately, treating Dupuytrens contracture doesnt get much attention or funding for studies so Im happy to share what I know. With Dupuytrens, your body produces too much of a cytokine called TGF (transforming growth factor beta) and this contributes to fibrogenesis or thickening of the tissue. Reducing TGF helps slow the disorder. In 2002, the breast cancer drug Tamoxifen was shown to help Dupuytrens by reducing TGF. Then in 2009, an article appeared in Medical Hypothesis entitled, NAC and ACE inhibitors can prevent the recurrence of Dupuytrens disease. The researchers slowed fibrogenesis with the dietary supplement called NAC (N-acetylcysteine) or ACE inhibitor drugs (i.e. lisinopril, enalapril). I think stretching, heat, acupuncture and red light (laser) could help in the early stages. I also learned of a folk remedy. Mix together: 5 ml (equal to 1 teaspoon) of topical Magnesium Oil with 20 to 30 iodine drops and 10 drops DMSO (usually sold online). Store this liquid mixture in an amber bottle. Apply a little bit with a cotton ball to your palm twice daily. Within weeks to months, this may improve contracture. Consult your physician before trying anything. This information is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose your condition. Suzy Cohen is the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and is a registered pharmacist. To contact her, visit www. dearpharmacist.com. Mom A nd Me by L izzie and PryceLizzie and Pryce answer your questions and give advice about aging concerns from a two-generational perspective. A mother and daughter team, Lizzie is a retired RN and health educator, and Pryce is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in the care of elders and people with chronic illnesses. Dear Mom & Me, My wife and I are very elderly and we have many conditions that could be troublesome, but with good medical care we are enjoying our lives. We moved into a nice apartment complex with many caring neighbors around us. One thing we dont like these caring neighbors are always giving us medical advice. Their friends died with the same condition we have, or their friends are bedridden with the same illness we have, or a friend had to have a leg amputated because of my problem. What do we say to shut them up? Malcom Dear Malcom, I do not know why people are so thoughtless with their remarks. Years ago while I was working in hospitals, I would hear what visitors said to patients and I was appalled. A person struggling to live would be told how terrible they looked and the visitor would suggest to them that they should just get another doctor. A dying patient would be told, Your color is terrible, why are you so yellow? In an apartment complex where you live, you want to keep friends. I suggest when you hear a remark. you immediately say, My doctor is great, he/she is doing a fine job and I am satisfied with my care. Then try to talk about the floods or the money system in China. Lizzie Dear Malcom, Lizzie makes a great point. Living in a community setting, you will always bump into your advisors and certainly you want to maintain a friendship with them. So, your situation requires diplomacy. Having a pat, well-rehearsed comment on the tip of your tongue should work well: Bill, thank you so much for your concern. My physician knows all about it. Have you seen any new movies lately? Being kind but redirecting the focus of your advisors helps keep them friendly but out of your personal business. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. From page 22BDr. Connieeffectively. Exercise for Children and Adolescents The following exercise is for children and adolescents to help reduce their stress levels: 1. List people, places, things that contribute to your feeling angry, resentful, depressed or anxious. (Parents, explain the meaning of certain words to your children that they may not know). 2. What do you do when you feel this way? 3. What are other things you could do when you feel this way rather than what you normally do? 4. What do you do to make yourself feel better? 5. Who can you go to for help and support? ISLAND PHARMACY(Voted Best Pharmacy on The Island 6 years)CARING FOR YOU AND ABOUT YOU2330 Palm Ridge Rd. #12, Sanibel VASANTA S ENERAT CPA, P. A.CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT 472-6000 418-0008 A ccounting and T ax Preparation for Non Residents

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25B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 answer on page 27B 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 27B PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY 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 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 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

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28B ISLAND SS UN OCTOBER 4, 2013 REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIED D DEADLINE F FRIDAY AT N NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS 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.orgRS 1/4 NC TFN hH EL pP WANTED ANN uU AL RENTALQUI ETET SANSAN IB ELEL HOM EE WW /P RR IV ATEATE B EAEA CH P ATAT H3200 sq ft home in Gulf Pines, one of Sanibels most beautiful & sought after communities. One house from beach w/private beach path. Short walk to Gulf Pines 2 swimming pools & tennis courts; large landscaped lot provides privacy. 3-4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, large open living area, screened porch & several decks. W/D, 2nd fridge, Elevator, 2-car garage. $4,000/mo. + util. Annual rental only. Unfurnished. Landscaping & association fees paid by owner. Avail Oct 2013. Call 917-680-4440.NS 5/31 CC TFN RERE /M AA X OF TT H EE I SLANDSSLANDS Putting owners and tenants together Call Dustyn Corace www.remax-oftheislands.com 239-472-2311RS 1/4 BM TFN ISABELLA RASiIHAPPY TO HELP Y YOUWithITH A ALL OOF Y YOUrRREAL EEStT At TE NEEDS! RS 1/4 NC TFN 1101 Periwinkle WW ay #105 SS anibel, F LL 33957 ISABELLA RASiI (239) 246-4716E ISABELLARASi I@AOL.COM vV A cC AT ioIO N RENTAL Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-7277RS 1/4 BM TFN LL IGH TT HOU SESE REALTREALT YPaul J. Morris, Broker VACATION RENTALS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT & SALES 359 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island 239-579-0511RS 1/4 CC TFN 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 472-1617RS 1/4 NC TFN VO LL U NTEERSNTEERS NEEDEDNEEDED At The Sanibel School Call Michelle Wesley 239-910-8000RS 1/4 NC TFN hH EL pP WANTEDVO LL U NTEERNTEER OPPO RTRT U NN I TT 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.NS 2/8 NC TFN C uU ST omOM ER SS ER vicVIC ETarpon Bay Explorers has an opening for part-time associates to work in the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge selling tickets for the tram tour and greeting and collecting entrance fees for Wildlife Drive. Must enjoy customer service and helping visitors. Must also be able to operate a basic cash register and credit card processor. Please email resume to EcoErler@aol.com or stop in at 900 Tarpon Bay Road NS 9/27 CC 10/4 C oO ND oO foFO R SS ALE On river Near Ocean Full rental season $435,000 Call (617) 750-4266.NS 10/4 CC 10/18 RR OG ERER NN O DRDR UFF ELEELE C TRTR ICLic# EC12002788. Call Roger 239-707-7203. Aqualink Motor Controls. RS 6/7 CC TFN ScSC ARNAT oO LL AWN SS ER vicVIC ELawn Service, Shrubs and Tree Trimming Weeding, Installation of Plants, Trees and Mulch (one month free service available) Joe Scarnato (239) 849-6163 scarnatolawn@aol.comRS 1/25 BM TFN SER vicVIC ES offOFF ERED SANSAN IB ELEL HOM EE WATWA T CHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971RS 1/4 BM TFN H omOM E/CO NDND O WW AT chCHco CO N ciCI ER gG E SER vicVIC ESDorado Property Management Full Range of Services Island Resident Licensed & Insured 24/7 Call Lisa or Bruce at 239-472-8875RS 1/4 BM TFN HELLES CLEAN iI N gG SS ER vicVIC ESResidential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047NS 1/4 PC TFN SALESLooking for a responsible, enthusiastic person for seasonal help at Island Style Gallery on Sanibel. or near sanibel island. Please come by Wed. through Sat. 11-5 for application. 2075 Periwinkle way, #6, Sanibel Island.NS 10/4 CC 10/11 MOBI LELE HOM EE P ERER I WW I NN K LELE P ARAR K$115,000. 60 x 12 w/ metal roof-over plus 20 x 12 Florida room. Master BR has queen size bed & blt-in dresser & dbl closet. Master bath has combo bath/ shower & dbl sink vanity w/extra storage. Guest BR has dbl closet + blt-in drawers & private bath w/ shower. Eat-in-kit is open to LR which from K to FL room. Private 12 x 12 deck, picnic table and storage shed. One car carport with adjacent 2nd parking space. room & bathrooms. Carpeting in both bedrooms & LR. Home recently inspected & has all required tiedowns. New central air & heat system & stacked washer/dryer, all appliances louvered blinds throughout. Purchase completely furnished including all linens, dishes, pots & pans, tableware, 2 sleeper couches, recliner, 2 dining tables & chairs, 4 outdoor chairs & folding beach chairs, etc. Call owner 317-293-0915 or email LMSrealtor@aol.com for further information or to make offer. RS 10/4 CC TFN

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29B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS BOATS CANOES KAYAKSDOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800RS 1/4 NC TFN FOUNDPrescription sunglasses found in parking lot of Limetree Center on Wednesday, February 27. Claim at Island Sun newspaper, suite 2 in Limetree Center, or call 395-1213.NS 3/8 NC TFN TOO L 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 L OST AND F OUND 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 A ID FOR MILITA RY I TEMSCash 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 ETSTO PLA C E A CLASSIF IEDL OG ONT O: IslandSunNews.comCLICK ONPLACE CLASSIFIED GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION MOVING SALE BEACHVIEW COUNTRY CLUBIndoor & Outdoor Furniture. Bedding, linens, kitchen supplies, all household goods. Tools, lawn equipt. Bikes. Saturday, Oct. 5th Only, 9am to 4pm. 832 Birdie View Pt., SanibelNS 10/4 CC 10/4 MOVING SALE55 TV, leather reclining love seat, QBed with night stands, leather chairs,lift top coffee table, 2 end tables, knick knacks. Call 239.728.8900NS 10/4 CC 10/4 FREE 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 2 MALE GUINEA PIGS 2 Male Guinea Pigs (12 mos old) free with cage and all accessories. Moving to home that will not allow pets. Please call Beth at 410-4421 or email esk1966@comcast.netNS 10/4 NC TFN FOR SALETWIN BEDSTwo Twin Antique Maple Beds and Night Tables Excellent Condition. $400. New mattresses/box springs available. 395-0041RS 10/4 NC 10/4

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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) ............. 472-232930B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 4, 2013 Pets O f T he Week E mail your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com Hello, my name is Miles. Im a year-and-a-halfold male boxer mix and Im the happiest dog you ever saw! I like everyone and everyone likes me, too! Im young and fun and would love to be part of your family. Im the perfect size with a beautiful brindle and white coat. I am very boxer-like but come in a more manageable size. Ive got a non-stop smile that is sure to make you laugh. So if you need a little happiness in your life, ask to see me. My adoption fee is $25 during Animal Services Dogtober & Caturday adoption promotion. Hello, my name is Charlie. Im a 5-monthold male black domestic short hair. Boy, its tough getting noticed in a shelter full of cats when youre black! I do everything I can to get people to notice me, but they seem to pass me by for the kitties with more interesting patterned coats. Well, Im very handsome, love to cuddle and give lots of kisses. Please come visit me today... Ill be the one trying to get your attention! My adoption fee is $25 during Animal Services Dogtober & Caturday adoption promotion. For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www. LeeLostPets.com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter sur gery, age-appropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if 3 months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs 6 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. Charlie ID# 562933 Miles ID# 573200 photos by squaredogphoto.com

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