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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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MARCH SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:32 7:40 7:31 7:40 7:30 7:41 7:29 7:41 7:27 7:42 7:26 7:42 7:25 7:43 VOL. 21, NO. 39 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA MARCH 21, 2014 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands Read Us Online at Women Voters To Meet CandidatesBecause of the resignation of former Congressman Trey Radel, a special election to fill his place as the representative from Congressional District 19 must be held. The special primary election will take place on April 22 and the special general election will be held on June 24. The League of Women Voters of Sanibel has invited all qualified candidates for the post to attend a meet and greet on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m. at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. Candidates will have time to make a short presentation, and then be available to meet the public and answer individual questions. No signs or demonstrations will be allowed in the auditorium. Candidates who have confirmed that they will attend are as follows: Curt Clawson, Michael Dreikorn, Paige Kreegel, Roy Netherwood, Tom Rossano and April Freeman (tentative). Lizbeth Benacquisto will not attend but will send staff members. The League of Women Voters Florida requires that all qualified candidates be invited to a league-sponsored meet and greet. Honky-Tonk Time On SanibelDust off your boots, shine up your big belt buckle, put on your best cowboy gear and get yerself to The Community House on Saturday, March 29. Joe and Marge Meek and Michael Kelly will be sponsoring a country honky-tonk house party from 7 to 10 p.m. Partiers can don their jeans, boots and cowboy hats and get ready for some good old-fashioned boot scootin. Country music will be provided by popular DJ and radio personality Gentry Thomas. There will also be line-dance instructions, snacks and refreshments. FISH will be the non-profit partner for this party and attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items. Tasty vittles will be served tapas style, provided by Lazy Flamingo II. Alcoholic beverages will be available by donation. Admission is $30 for members and $35 for non-members. Give The Community House a holler at 472-2155 to get yalls tickets. For more information on this event, go to All ready for some boot scootin at The Community House photo by Jeff LysiakCountry Royalty At BIG ARTS FridayThe roof will be rockin at BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall on Friday, March 21 with the honky tonk sounds of Country Royalty. The concert kicks off at 8 p.m. with Obie Award-winner Jason Pettys and Grammy nominee Carolyn Martins musical tribute to Hank Williams and Patsy Cline. Honored with an Outstanding Actor Obie for his titular performance in Hank Williams: Lost Highway, Petty was hailed by the New York Post for his performance because at times it seems as if Petty is not just offering an impersonation of Williams, but channeling his ghost. continued on page 6 Jason Petty and Carolyn Martin, Country RoyaltyLee County, Ding Darling Wildlife Society Complete Acquisition Of Historic Woodring Property Lee County and the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge announced this week the acquisition of the 6.5-acre Woodring property on Sanibel Island. The property, located on Woodring Point, will be managed by continued on page 36 The historic Woodring homestead on Tarpon Bay




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ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 20144 American Legion Post 123 NewsOn Sunday, March 23, American Legion Post 123 will serve BBQ ribs and chicken from 1 to 8 p.m. Live music with Robby Hutto will run from 5:30 until 9 p.m. On Monday, March 24, the 8-Ball Pool League singles tournament will begin at 5 p.m. On Sunday, March 30, Post 123 will offer a meatloaf dinner served all day long. A fish fry will be featured every Friday in March from 4 to 8 p.m. Every Wednesday, the legion has Hump Day specials. Stop in and see whats cookin. Texas Holdem is played every Thursday at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. Players are welcome and must be members. Every Friday, a 6 oz. ribeye steak sandwich is available all day, along with daily specials. The public is welcome. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. American Legion Post 123 is located at mile marker 3 on Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 4729979. www.CedarChestSanibel.comEmbrace the Romance of Antiquity, the Music of Eternal Seas, with Rare and Beautiful Treasures of Contemporary and Ancient Design A Sanibel Tradition for 38 Years Email your editorial copy to: Looking Back: Sawfish Caught On Captiva Beach The Captiva Island Historical Society, which will debut its new History Gallery inside the Captiva Community Center at the end of March, is focused on presenting the history of the island with a series of photographs. This weeks image is a sawfish caught on Captiva Beach circa 1920. photo archives of the Captiva Island Historical Society Community House Presents Amelia Earhart DramaDaring To Dream is a dramatic play about the life and last flight of the famous aviatrix Amelia Earhart. The first woman to attempt an around-the-world flight on a course approximating the equator, Earhart was idolized during her life. Her disappearance evoked tears and sparked numerous theories as to her ultimate fate. Those theories continue to be debated even today. At the start of the play, Amelia arrives as if she has just stepped off one of her planes and proceeds to tell the story of how she came to be a pilot and, more importantly, what that meant to her. In the course of the recollection, her spirit, drive and strong commitment to equal rights for women become clear. More than a simple biography, the piece is designed as an encouragement to all to reach for the stars. Janina Birtolo, the actress and writer, was commissioned to write Daring To Dream by the Zonta International chapter in Naples to help that group celebrate both its founding and the role that Earhart, a Zonta member, played in the national organization. Zonta has established a fellowship in Amelias name that has helped more than 1000 young women pursue careers related to flight. Join your friends and neighbors at The Community House on Wednesday, March 26 for this entertaining one-woman luncheon show. Tickets for SCA members are $30, and guests are $35. Organizers anticipate this one-woman show and luncheon selling out, so reserve your tickets early. Prepaid reservations only. Call The Community House to reserve your space at 472-2155 or visit A special thanks to Sanibel Holiday for sponsoring this enlightening event. Seating begins at noon. The luncheon includes honey grilled chicken salad with mixed field greens and raspberry balsamic vinaigrette dressing. Wine will be available by donation. For more information on this or other SCA-sponsored events, visit or call 472-2155. Community House RaffleA private cooking demonstration and tasting experience for six, with Chef Melissa Talmage of Sweet Melissas Caf on Sanibel, is being raffled by the Sanibel Community Association. Talmage will select the wines to pair with each course. Raffle tickets are $50 each and are on sale now. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Proceeds will be used entirely for operating expenses of The Community House, which is owned and managed by the Sanibel Community Association, an independent, non-profit community organization, as a service to island residents. Tickets are being sold at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way and Bank of the Islands. The drawing will be held on Saturday, April 1, at 7 p.m. during the Maureen McGovern Concert. You need not be present to win. Dinner must be scheduled between May and October. For more information visit www. or call 4722155. Read us online at


5 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 31ST ANNUAL SANIBEL-CAPTIVA LIONS CLUB FINE ARTS & CRAFTS FAIRFriday & Saturday, March 21 & 22 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.The Community House 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel se anibe l Over 100 Exhibitors Over 100 Silent Auction Items Raffle Food & Beverages Whats Happening At The House In 2014Telephone: (239) 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 To enrich community spirit through educational, cultural and social gatherings in our historic Community House. The SCA is a 501c 3 Organization.Follow Us On Facebook CLASSES/PROGRAMSComplimentary Shell CraftingLesson: Monday 10 am -Noon Crafts on sale Mon.-Fri. until 3 pmGlass Painting ClassMarch 25 3:30pm $40 member/$45 guestSissis Paint PartyMarch 26 7 pm $40 members; $45 guestsOptimize Your Health April 9 10am Public Service Energy WorkshopPainting with SissiTuesday 10 am $30Sanctioned Duplicate BridgeTuesday & Thursday at 1 pm; $10 except March 4, 6 & 20YogaMon & Thurs 8:30 am; $15ZumbaTues & Thurs 10 am; $15 Amelia EarhardtMarch 26 Luncheon & Show $30 members; $35 guestsHonky Tonk HouseMarch 29 7-10pmCruise with Maureen McGovernMarch 31 6:30pm $75Maureen McGovern LiveConcert. April 1 7pm $50/Combination Ticket $100Sweet Melissas Ra eCooking Demo and Tasting for 6 $50 Optimists Announce Memorial College ScholarshipThe Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club will be offering a new, four-year college scholarship to 2014 graduating seniors. The scholarship is presented in memory of Sam and Francis Bailey, natives and long-time residents/ benefactors of Sanibel Island. They both had a strong commitment to higher education. This maintains the number of current Optimist Club scholarships at six. Each scholarship is $1,500 per year ($6,000 total). The competition for the Bailey Memorial Scholarship is open to all 2014 graduating seniors who live, have lived, worked or whose parents are employed on Sanibel. The other five scholarships are open to all Lee County students. Applications are available at all Lee County high schools (see your guidance councilor) and on the San-Cap Optimist website at www.sancapoptimist. org. Additional information is available by email at sancapoptimist@comcast. net or from Stan Howard at 472-0836. Scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than Thursday, June 12. The scholarship committee plans to make the final decision by the end of June. Applicants should be aware that academic records, financial need, extracurricular activities, civic/community service records, and references are integral parts of the selection criteria. The application package gives exact procedures. The San-Cap Optimist Club also sponsors and or supports a number of other activities on the island with emphasis on kids welfare and education. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 20146 ONSHOP ANIBEL SHOP WELLTahitian Gardens1975-2019 Periwinkle WayThe Village Shops2340 Periwinkle WayOlde Sanibel Shoppes630 Tarpon Bay RoadTown Center2496 Palm Ridge Road ONSHOP ANIBEL SHOP WELLTAHITIAN GARDENS | THE VILLAGE SHOPS OLDE SANIBEL SHOPPES | TOWN CENTERRetail Hours: 10 a.m 5 p.m. Daily Services: By Appointment Restaurant Hours: Cafes open 7:30 a.m. SHOP WELL For Up-To-Date Store O ers and Merchandise Visit: Missionary Byrd To Visit ChurchOn Tuesday, March 25, Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ will host The Rev. Phyllis Byrd. The missionary will share her experiences and stories of her time serving in Kenya. Byrd is working in East Africa under a joint appointment of the Common Global Ministries Board of the Christian Church (Disciples) and the United Church of Christ as well as the Presbyterian Church (USA). She has served with Global Ministries for 23 years and serves with the Presbyterian Church of East Africa. She also serves as coordinator of the Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program on behalf of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the organization of African Instituted Churches (OAIC) in Nairobi, Kenya as director of the Just Communities on behalf of Global Ministries. She also facilitates assignment of Global Ministries short-term volunteers. This has been a joint appointment with the Presbyterian Church, USA and the Common Global Ministries Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ. For more information, call 472-0497. Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. From page 1Country RoyaltyCarolyn Martin, Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame inductee (2011), will be joining Petty on stage. Nominated for two Grammy Awards as part of the renowned Western swing band, The Time Jumpers, Martin gives a jaw-dropping performance as Patsy Cline according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Accompanied by a five-piece band, the duo will perform a selection of popular hits, such as Crazy, Hey Good Lookin, Sweet Dreams, Your Cheatin Heart and Im So Lonesome I Could Cry. Individual tickets are $47 for loge and $42 for general seating. Tickets for students are $5 with valid ID and for children 17 and younger. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Phyllis Byrd Our email address is No need to leave the island... it's all right here!Bailey's Shopping Center (just right of the hardware store) Corner of Periwinkle and Tarpon Bay 472-1682Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Sun. noon 7 p.m. Walk-in HumidorGreat Selection of Cigars and Accessories Ketel One Vodka 1.75 ltr. Reg. $42.99 SALE $39.99 Crown Royal 1.75 ltr. Reg. $53.99 SALE $49.99 Bombay Sapphire Gin 1.75 ltr. Reg. $42.99 SALE $39.99 Bacardi Rum Light or Gold 1.75 ltr. $25.99 Captain Morgan White Rum 1.75 ltr. $25.99 Kendall Jackson Chardonnay 750 ml. $13.99 J. Lohr Cabernet 750 ml. Reg. $17.99 SALE $14.99 Menage a Trois California Red 750 ml. $10.99 A to Z Pinot Noir 750 ml. Reg. $21.99 SALE $18.99 9 THEYour One-Stop for WINE SPIRITS LIQUEURS CIGARS GIFT ITEMS YourOne-Stopfor GROG SHOP One of the Best Selections of Domestic and Imported Wines on the West CoastBest Liquor Selection on the IslandsSpecial Orders and Case Discounts


Thank you Go F.I.S.H.! SponsorsF.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva, Inc. would like to thank the generous donors of their first annual islands gala, Go F.I.S.H.! held on Sun., Mar. 2nd, at The Sanctuary Golf Club. 7 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 20148 Spring Festival Is April 19The 20th annual Spring Festival put on by the Childrens Education Center of the Islands will be held on Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sanibel City Park (next to The Community House). The festival begins with a free Easter egg hunt by age group, followed by games, crafts and contests starting at 10 a.m. Activities will include a bounce house, grand slide, sack races, face painting by Ms. Silvia, arts and crafts and other surprises The cost is $10 for unlimited fun. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures. Addy and Elton VonWowern show off their face painting by Ms. Silvia Michelle Tabbernee and her son Kia Schwartz at the pony ride station The Island Book Nook is closingIt is with a sad and heavy heart that I announce the Book Nook will be closing. Our sales have declined and it is becoming increasingly more dif cult to make ends meet. We will sell as much inventory as possible and then close the store by the end of April. We have great riches in the people weve met. You, our customers from world-wide, have come to mean a great deal to us. We nd it impossible to express our appreciation for the warm welcome you gave us 5 1/2 years ago. You remained loyal over the years, gave us the gift of friendships, and made this one of the grandest adventures anyone could experience. We wish all of you good health, happiness, and safe travels. And who knows, maybe someday we will see you again. Thank you for everything. We will miss you dearly, Jan, Melanie, and ShilohWe will no longer take trade-ins. We must deplete our inventory. Sales will begin at 50% off all used paperbacks and 25% all new items. Voted Best Join a Growing List of SupportersELECT MR. DENNISWorld Famous Sanibel Barber since 1984For Quality Professional HaircuttingMEN AND BOYS Razor Styling Beard Trimming etc.Sanibel Barber ShopWalk-in Shop located at Baileys Shopping CenterCall (239) 472-5626 for HoursPaid for and approved by Dennis for Sanibel Barber Island Winds CoiffuresHAIR SALON FOR WOMEN & MEN 695 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel Promenade 472-2591"Let us Pamper You!"LINDA MARISA JEANNE JOSEPHINE FEATURING FACIAL THREADING BY JOSEPHINE FEATURING FACIAL THREADING BY JOSEPHINE( b btnf) NEW CUSTOMERS ALWAYS WELCOME!Featuring Manicures Pedicures Cuts Color Perms 1628 Periwinkle Way 472-2893 Heart of the Islands, SanibelOpen Daily at 10am D ai l y at 10a m e m Tropical Fabrics Tropical Fabrics Novelty Yarn Novelty Yarn Quilting Quilting Notions Notions Beads Beads Scrapbook Papers Scrapbook Papers Childrens Crafts Childrens Crafts Art Supplies Art Supplies Shell Crafts Shell Crafts Gifts Gifts Find us on Ask about our Sewing Machine Rental Program! Ask about our Sewing Machine Rental Program! STOP IN ON THURSDAY TO CREATE A MAKEITANDTAKEIT BEAD BRACELET SOUVENIR! STOP IN ON THURSDAY TO CREATE A MAKEITANDTAKEIT BEAD BRACELET SOUVENIR!Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299 or email


9 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014Captiva Island Historical Society Adds DirectorsThe Captiva Island Historical Society welcomed three new board members to its existing 10 members. Don Adams, Molly Downing and Marilyn Klaskin join chairman Jim Pigott, Kristie Anders, Molly Barbee, Denise Beggs, Dave Jensen, Meri Kulina, Paul McCarthy, Cindy Sargent and Shirley Stanton. All three bring experience and new perspective to CIHS and its commitment to the preservation and interpretation of the history of Captiva Island, while providing education about the remarkable people and events that have shaped its past. Don Adams has held senior positions in several museums around the country, handling many responsibilities such as marketing, development, strategic planning, exhibits and public relations. In addition to being involved in museum management, Adams has served on faculties at the University of California, Historical Williamsburg, Smithsonian Institute, University of Colorado and University of Kansas. Molly Downing has been on Captiva for 18 years and a resident for 12 years. She has a degree in Art History from Smith College, and her volunteer involvement includes researcher at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, being a guide at SCCF and acting at BIG ARTS. For the past 20 years, Downing has worked as a project manager, career counselor and an outplacement trainer for a major talent company. Marilyn Klaskin has lived all over the United States, and with each move has had an interest and involvement in the history and preservation of each area. She worked in marketing for eight years followed by several years of doing design work for an interior design firm and then on her own. Klaskin and her family have been coming to Captiva for 30 years and have been permanent residents for 10 years. Since its inception in 2011, the Captiva Island Historical Society has worked on archiving over 2,500 documents and photos; has released three captivating DVDs of charming oral histories; and presented special programs during Captiva Holiday Village and for civic organizations on both Captiva and Sanibel. At the end of March, the new Captiva History Gallery will open. The new exhibit roomwill illustrate Captivas unique, diverse history. It is located in the Captiva Community Center on Chapin Lane and will be accessed through the Captiva Memorial Library. Its other neighbors include Chapel-by-the-Sea and the Captiva Cemetery. The History Gallery takes on the wooden look of the interior of the old mail boat, the Santiva, which serviced continued on page 10 Captiva Island, Florida (across from The Bubble Room Restaurant) 239-472-8442Seasonal December 18 April 10 11am 4pm Closed Sundayalbertmeadowantiques@yahoo.comAlbert Meadow Antiques THE FUTURE HAS AN ANCIENT HEART Antique Diamond and Estate Jewelry American PaintingsTIFFANY ~ GALLE ~ ROOKWOOD ~ PERIOD BRONZES STERLING SILVER ~ ART NOUVEAU ~ ART DECO 1960 snapshot of Belton Johnson, early pioneer and captain of the Santiva photo courtesy of Captiva Island Historical Society Archives The Santiva at the old Post Office landing at the Gore Hotel on Captiva photo courtesy of Captiva Island Historical Society Archives Interpretive and touch screen panels in the Captiva History Gallery


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201410 Independently Owned And Operated COPYRIGHT 2014 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 Dr. Jose H. Leal, Ph.D. Patricia Molloy Cindy Malszycki Capt. Matt Mitchell Gerri Reaves Ph.D. Angela Larson Roehl 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 Kristy SeeReportersAnne Mitchell Jeff Lysiak Rocks Civic AssociationThe annual meeting of The Rocks Civic Association will be held on Wednesday, April 2 from noon to 2 p.m. at The Community House. Sanibel City Manager Judie Zimomra will be the guest speaker. Zimomra will address the Dark Skies Ordinance. For more information, call Jim Lynch at 395-2348. League Of Women VotersThe Sanibel League of Women Voters will focus on immigration reform at their March 25 meeting. The title of the program is Immigration Reform: What Concerned Citizens Need To Know and the speaker will be Elizabeth Pines, an immigration lawyer based in Miami and a member of the board of the League of Women Voters. The luncheon meeting will be at Sundial Resort, Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel, with registration at 11:30 a.m. and luncheon and program at noon.r RSVP to Ellen ONeill, program chair, eoneill805@gmail .com. Cost is $25 payable at the door or send check to Sanibel LWV, PO Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957. From page 9CIHS New Directorsthe islands prior to the construction of the Sanibel Causeway in 1963. The boat windows will feature interpretive panels and touch screen access to historic photos sure to pique ones historical interest. In addition the space will have a launch pad area where visitors can learn more about other historic sites and museums in the area such as the Useppa Museum in Bokeelia, Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, Randell Research Center at Pineland and the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village. Lee Republican Women MeetingLee Republican Women Federated will conduct their next monthly dinner meeting on Monday, April 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Edison Restaurant, located at 3583 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers. Cost is $20 per person, all inclusive. Lee County Commissioner candidates scheduled to attend include Larry Murphy, Cecil Pendergrass, Brian Hamman, Andy Coy, Josh McGrail and Sawyer Smith. To RSVP, call 432-9389, email or visit Free Food And Fun At Fire HouseSanibel firefighters are inviting the public to attend a free open house on Saturday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring free food, childrens activities and fire/rescue simulations. The open house will take place at the Sanibel Fire Rescue District Station #1, located at 2351 Palm Ridge Road. Parking will be available at the nearby Center 4 Life (Senior Center) on Library Way. The event also includes tours of the station and the equipment and a fire safety trailer. Lee County Emergency Medical Service is also taking part. For more information, call 4725525. Elizabeth Pines, immigration attorney Director Of Homeless Coalition To Address Island DemocratsJanet Bartos, executive director of the Lee County Homeless Coalition, will address the Democratic Club of the Islands on Thursday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at the Sanibel Public Library, 770 Dunlop Road. The meeting is free and open to the public. The Lee County Homeless Coalition exists to advocate, educate and monitor awareness of issues and obstacles facing the homeless in Lee County. As a non-profit agency, the coalition collaborates with local businesses, and faith-based groups to provide and implement services and solutions. On any given night in Lee County, 3,000 people have no place called home. A greater crime may be the fact that on August 12, 2013, the Lee County School District reported 1,450 children as homeless during the 2012-13 school year. Bartos will discuss the variety of programs available under the umbrella of the Lee County Homeless Coalition. The News-Press recently carried an editorial focused on homelessness. They are supporting the effort of State Sen. Jack Latvalas bill to use some of this years budget surplus to help expand programs for the homeless in Florida. Sen. Latvala stated, Florida is home to the third largest number of homeless in the nation. Thats reason enough for my bill to pass. Statewide, there were 45,364 people living on the street or in emergency shelters in January. Everyone concerned with this ethical and public health issue is urged to attend. The Democratic Club of the Islands is an authorized organization of the Lee County Executive Committee, which exists to stimulate interest in political and governmental affairs; to educate the electorate about issues and to further the ideals of the Democratic Party. For more information, call 395-9078 or contact demclubislands@


You can see news and commentary on other community issues at the COTI website, .or visit COTI on Facebook. ALL ARE INVITED TO ATTENDat the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. Join us for coffee and rolls at 9:00 AM. Meeting begins at 9:30. For more information, email Committee of the Islands at: Keeping Sanibel Special Since 1975 Can We Win The Battle Can We Win The Battle For Our Coastal Waters? For Our Coastal Waters?This battle is an ongoing one, especially important to Sanibel and throughout Floridas coastal communities. And next week you can hear directly from someone who has been working tirelessly to protect our waters for much of his public career Ray Judah, former County Commissioner and current Coordinator for the Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition As Keynote Speaker, Mr. Judah will address the topic of Everglades and Coastal Estuaries Restoration By the Numbers. Mr. Judah is a former environmental land planner with the Lee County Department of Community Development and Lee County Commissioner (1988-2012). He is a widely known and long-time advocate for providing a balance between management of growth and responsible stewardship of our precious natural resources.exactly the kind of challenges our barrier island community works so hard to meet. on Friday, March 28, at the Annual Meeting of the COMMITTEE OF THE ISLANDS11 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201412 Churches/ TemplesANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH: 8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers Rev. Dr. Elias Bouboutsis Orthros Service Sunday 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday 10 a.m. Fellowship Programs, Greek School, Sunday School, Bible Study, 481-2099 BAT YAM-TEMPLE OF THE ISLANDS: The Reform Congregation of Bat Yam Temple of the Islands meets for Friday night services at 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the United Congregational Church 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Rabbi Myra Soifer. For more information call 239-3952544 or email CAPTIVA CHAPEL BY THE SEA: The Rev. George E. Morris Services every Sunday 11 a.m. November 10, 2013 thru April 27, 2014 11580 Chapin Lane on Captiva. 472-1646. FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST: 2950 West Gulf Dr., Sunday 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Wednesday evening meeting 7:30 p.m.; Reading room open, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (November through March), Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (summer hours). 472-8684. NEW SANIBEL CHURCH, SBC Join us for worship Sunday mornings in the Sandpiper Room of The Sundial Beach Resort Hotel. 9 a.m. Bible Fellowship and 10 a.m. Worship. For information call 239671-5502. SANIBEL COMMUNITY CHURCH 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, 472-2684 Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor Sunday Worship Hours:8 a.m. Traditional Service with Communion9 a.m. Contemporary Service with Kids Church10:45 a.m. Adult and Youth Sunday School classes; 11 a.m. Traditional Service with Choir. Childcare available at all services. SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST: 2050 Periwinkle Way 472-0497 The Rev. Dr. John H. Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Rev. Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor Sunday Worship Services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel Serivce, 9 and 11 a.m. Full Service, with Sunday School and Nursery Care provided. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Masses 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass Wed., Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m. Communion Service Mon. and Tues. 8:30 a.m. Holy Days call. ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 2304 Periwinkle Way Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector Saturday Eucharist 5 p.m. Sunday Eucharist 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 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. For more information call: 472-2173 or UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS OF THE ISLANDS: Meets on the first Sunday of each month from December through April at the Sanibel Congregational Church, 2050 Periwinkle Way at 5 p.m. A pot luck is held at a members home on the third Sunday of each month. For more information call 433-4901 or email FISH Upcoming April WorkshopsFISH of Sanibel-Captiva, Inc. announced several upcoming complimentary workshops for the month of April: Complimentary Womens Health Seminar Series Womens Physical Health: Making Various Forms Of Exercise Worthwhile For You, Wednesday, April 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This seminar, presented by Barbara Gennity, fitness coordinator at the Sanibel Recreation Center, will concentrate on how physical exercise can meet physical and emotional needs and which ones work best to address those needs. Contact Christine Swiersz or Jessi Zeigler at 472-4775 to RSVP. VITA (Tax Preparation), Friday, April 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the FISH WalkIn Center. Appointments are required. Contact Christine Swiersz or Jessi Zeigler at 472-4775 to RSVP. Mom & Toddlers Group, Monday, April 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the FISH Walk-In Center. Join this fun and educational group to connect with other island moms and children. Open to all island parents and their children ages birth to 5 years. Performances by musician Chris Coile, Tuesday, April 8 and 22 at 6 p.m. at George & Wendys Seafood Grille. Proceeds to benefit FISH. Friendly Faces Lunch, Tuesday, April 8 at 11:30 a.m. at George & Wendys Seafood Grille. Visit with FISH staff, volunteers and board. Cost is $8 per person, all inclusive. RSVP to Sally Ennis or 395-8821. Exact cash requested. Complimentary Womens Health Seminar Series Womens Medical Health and Well Being, Wednesday, April 9 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This seminar is being presented by Dr. Anne Lord-Tomas, private practice physician at Womens Health & Gynecology and will emphasize well women care and health issues throughout a womens lifespan. Contact Christine Swiersz or Jessi Zeigler at 472-4775 to RSVP. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299 or email


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ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201414 Sanibel Uncorked, the 2014 Food and Wine Festival, was an outstanding success held by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club at Lily & Co. Jewelers. Lily & Co. (co-host) and Baileys General Store and Catering are Student Enrichment Supporters. Many thanks are due to Dan Schuyler, Karen Bell and all the wonderful people at Lilys for sharing their day off, and also to Richard Johnson of Baileys General Store and their staff of chefs and servers. Catering sponsors are Sanibel-Captiva Community Bank, Rochester Resorts and Baileys Catering. Safety Officer & Vintage supporters are Tammies Total Care, Barrier Island Title Services, Inc., Tween Waters Inn, The Sanctuary Golf Club and Nu Way Concrete Forms, Inc. Table sponsors are Enchanted Ballroom Sanibel, Island Scene, Douglas and Sherry Gentry, T-Shirt Hut, Casa Ybel Resort, YOLO Watersports, Inc., George & Wendys Sanibel Seafood Grille, Island Insurance, Island Management, Dave and Donna Edwards and John F. Jones. Thanks are also due to the following who provided support in many ways: Big Red Quick Print, Blueash Media, Hillgate Communications, Quebbie Music System, Island Sun Newspaper, Island Graphics, Southern Wine & Spirits of South Florida, Johnson Brothers Liquor Co. of Florida, Baileys Liquor Dept. and Rachel, Breeze Newspapers, The Valet Parking Team, all the Optimist Club volunteers and all our guests. Cooking demonstrations were performed by Island celebrities: Chef Karl Hamme and his amazing wife, Chef JT, Timbers Chef Matt Asen and Island BBQs Chef James. The following provided generous donations and/or items for the silent auction: Timbers Chef Teh, Enchanted Ballroom, Broadway Palm Dinner Theater, BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater, Southwest Florida Symphony, Florida Repertory Theatre, Island Cinema Extravaganza, The Sanctuary Golf Club, The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club, Shell Point Golf Club, Sanibel Inn, West Wind Inn, South Seas Island Resort, Island Inn, She Sells Sea Shells, Marit Hansen Mouchou and OYA, Mon Reve Lawn Care, Inc., Offshore Sailing School, author Charles Sobczak, Sanibel Island Golf & Tennis Club, Jensens Cottages & Marina, Capt. Steve Kreter, pilot Michael Macray, Pirate Cruise on Pieces of Eight, Ace Performer Key West Express, Billys Rentals, John Grey Painting, Sanibel Double D. Taxi, Amy Cason and Cason Photography, The Jacaranda Restaurant, Zebra Frozen Yogurt, Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille, Island Pizza, Over Easy Caf, Island Paws, The Bubble Room, Blue Coyote Supper Club, Sanibel Shell Service Station, artist Bobby Dune and Floral Artistry. A number of wine distributers brought a variety of wines to try. Canaps were prepared and served by Baileys Catering Services. Incidental music was provided by Frans Kox with Quebbie. Many thanks to all the generous folks who bought entry donation tickets. Additional thanks go out to anyone we missed... thank you! Donated funds made it possible for the Optimists to maintain one of six four-year college scholarships to replace one vacated by a graduating recipient. This special one is dedicated to the memory of Sam and Francis Bailey and was announced at the festival to all attendees. Richard Johnson said how much the dedication meant to the Bailey family and how pleased they were to support continuing education. Funds also continue the Optimists Junior Anglers summer fishing adventures and an archery group (through the Sanibel Rec Center), to sponsor a kids summer basketball league (also through the Rec Center), and to continue a number of other charitable endeavors for kids. Plan on coming next year and joining the fun. The date and time will be announced later in the year. CARD OF THANKS 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 Of ces & Classrooms Phone # 239-472-9700 Conveniently located on Periwinkle Way across from Sanibel Community Park Conveniently located on Periwinkle Way across from Sanibel Community Park Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or


15 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 AUT AU AUTHOR AUTHOR AUTHOR THOR AUTHO UTHO OR A AUT R IZED G IZED G IZED G IZED G ED D G ED D G OLDST OLD ST OLD ST OLD ST LD OLD ST OLD S D ORE RE ORE RE ORE RE ORE RE E RE ORE ORE E T T T T T T AILER AILER AILER AILER R AILER AILER THE WORLDS MOST EXQUISITE DIAMONDThe Sanibel Diamond StoreMon-Fri 10am-5pm 1-800-850-6605 (239) 472-1454 Palm Ridge Place (across from CVS) SANIBEL DIAMOND IS FEDERALLY REGISTERED WITH THE U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE BANKRUPTCY REORGANIZATION SALE UP TO60%OFF Take A Walk And Help Feed The HungryOver 800 million people in the world suffer from hunger. About 21,000 die per day. Many of those suffering from hunger are young children, unlikely to live a long life. You can help by participating in the 17th annual CROP Hunger Walk on March 29 to raise money to help feed the hungry. Around 2,000 cities and towns nationwide participate in the walk. This year, the Sanibel CROP Walk is sponsored and organized by FRESCA, the joint youth group of Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ and St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. Proceeds benefit FISH (Friends In Service Here) locally and Church World Services work. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. at the Periwinkle Place kiosk and the walk of either one or five miles starts at 9 a.m. Contact Deb Kunkel at 472-0497 or go to http:// and search for Sanibel under find a walk. Students at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ work on posters promoting the 17th Sanibel CROP Walk Available at:Sanibel Art & Frame 630 Tarpon Rd. Sanibel 395-1350 Two Islands Gallery Chadwicks Square Captiva 472-7633www.ikkimatsumoto.comIkki Matsumoto Prints & PostersFancy-Footed Booby


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19 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 CROW Case Of The Week: Baby River Otterby Patricia MolloyIt seems that otters just want to have fun. Spirited and frolicsome, an otter rarely misses an opportunity to run toward the waters edge, slide down a slippery, muddy slope and end with a playful splash. Or grab a friend by the neck, and begin flopping and churning together in the water. The North American river otter (Lontra canadensis) is a sleek but furry semi-aquatic mammal that lives in and around clean marshes, streams and rivers. Related to weasels and skunks, they utilize their webbed hind feet and strong tails to navigate through water with the greatest of ease. Otters are also capable of holding their breath underwater for up to eight minutes. While an otters antics may appear to us humans as strictly fun and games, the energetic behavior is an important tool for otters to learn and practice essential survival maneuvers. Several weeks ago, a young female river otter was admitted to CROW as an orphaned or abandoned pup. Her entrance examination revealed that she was malnourished and had a runny eye, a potentially concerning issue; if the otters eyesight was compromised, it would have difficulty surviving in the wild. The eye issue seems to have been insignificant; it has cleared up and its definitely not ring worm. Shes pretty perky and happy, explained Dr. Kristin Dub, veterinary intern. The young pup is slowly being weened and is fed Kitten Chow with milk several times a day. Shes also eating the little bit of shrimp we left for her and is gaining weight, added Dr. Kristin.CROW has a state-of-the-art otter facility on its campus. Built by volunteers with supplies donated for its construction, the otter complex is located in a quiet corner of the property to help combat imprinting. Imprinting occurs when a wild animal sees a human as its friend; it is dangerous to release an imprinted animal back into the wild. The wild nature of all patients must be maintained; a difficult task with any patient, but particularly problematic when treating a creature as exceptionally intelligent and curious as an otter.When cleaning the otter complex, staff members quietly place food in a room separated from the pool area. When the door is opened to the feeding room and the otter enters, a trap door closes, shielding the patient from the presence of the clean-up crew. Once the complex has been put back in order and the otter has finished her meal, she is re-released into the main activity room without ever seeing her human caretakers. Caring for sick and orphaned otters requires a lot of smoke-and-mirror tricks, continued on page 24 The river otter, patient #0344, is a young, playful female pup that loves to swim photo courtesy of Kat McDonough, CVT, senior wildlife rehabilitation specialist 239.472.2328 www.sanibelthriller.comReservations are required Also Available for Private Charters Departing from Sanibel Marina 634 N. Yachtsman Dr. Sanibel Island S Db S Db Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Winner Seven Continuous Years Winner Seven Continuous Years Lunch & Dinner Lunch & Dinner 472-8138 472-8138 SANIBEL MARINA 634 N. Yachtsman Drive 634 N. Yachtsman Drive Sanibel and Captiva Islands Most Exciting Boat Tour Circumnavigating Sanibel & Captiva Islands with Dolphins SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots


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ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201422 Pine Island Grand Slam On A Windy Dayby Capt. Matt MitchellStrong March winds were a major factor for fisherman and boaters alike most days this week. The almost hourly changing direction of the wind made it tough for fish to get in a consistent pattern. Hiding a little out of the wind and finding one or two good spots to comfortably fish was the key factor between an average trip and an awesome trip. Trout fishing remained the best bite going with trout of all sizes being caught throughout the sound, Finding clear water that was not all stirred up from the wind was the hard part. Once you could find a clean water flat in the twoto four-foot range, the sandy edges and sand holes where loaded with trout. Both small pinfish and live shrimp fished under a popping cork caught trout up to 24 inches this week. These same areas also held ladyfish, Spanish mackerel and a few pompano. This bite was all about locating the clean water. Redfish and snook action got a whole lot better for me this week despite the wind. My go-to method of catching these fish was soaking chunks of ladyfish on the bottom. During morning low tides I targeted the sandy edges of grass flats and potholes out from the mangroves, then during higher water periods I switched it up and fished under mangroves and around oyster bars. With the stirred up dirty water in most of the sound from the winds, fresh cut bait is a great option. Sure its not the most glamorous way to fish, but chunks of ladyfish have been hard to beat if you want to catch quality fish. All the fish in Joe Nooks Pine Island Slam pictured with this article were all caught on cut ladyfish. Fishing with Nook this week, we set up just out from a mangrove shoreline casting ladyfish chunks into the sand holes about 20 feet out from the trees. This paid off big as we got in on a wide open bite. The first fish hooked was a big snook which parted ways before coming to the boat, then not five minutes later Nook had the first fish of the day, a fat 33-inch snook to the boat. In the next hour we landed five quality redfish all between 25 and 28 inches. Once this bite slowed we moved a little further down the same shoreline and managed to complete a slam with a 26-inch gator trout caught again on a chunk of ladyfish. The big snook of the week though came on a live tail-hooked pinfish fished up under the trees while working the no-motor zone in Wulfert Keys. After a tough afternoon of crazy, windy 25-30 mph conditions with only a few fish caught, a 35-inch, 15 pound snook was the only way to finish up this trip. This big snook made the rough ride back across the bay much less painful that it would have been The strong winds we are experiencing day in day out are pretty much a normal part of every March. Despite most days being less than perfect conditions for being out on the water, this is a big transition month for our fishing. Our fish are bigger and more likely to bite than they have been all winter long. 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 Joe Nook with his windy day slam, from left: a 28-inch redfish, a 26-inch trout and a 33-inch snook, caught this week while fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell 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; or call Anne Mitchell at 395-1213. ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEADS FACTORY TRAINED MERCURY MARINER JOHNSON EVINRUDE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I/O'S MERCRUISERCourteous Professional Marine Repair Service Dockside Service Serving Sanibel & Captiva For Life472-3380 466-3344 Your Bottom Call on Paint PricesDave Doane NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEA D S FA C T O RY T R A I N E D MER C U RY MARINER JO HN SO N EVINR U D E S UZUKI YAMAHA O M C I/ O S MER C RU I S E R C ourteous Professional Marine Repair S erv i ce D oc k s i d e S erv i c e S ervin g S anibel & C aptiva For Li f e Y B t t Yo ur Botto m Yo ur B ot to m C Call on Paint Prices Call on Paint Prices Da v e D oa n e 1 CLEAR YOUR GEAR It Catches More Than Fish Untangle tackle from vegetation and discard it responsibly Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email


23 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Our Coastal Alphabet Soupsubmitted by Ken and Kate Gooderham Every interest brings with its own serving of alphabet soup the acronyms by which those conversant in the field can somewhat condense their conversations. Thats useful if you know the lingo, but confusing if youre new to the discussion. Coastal concerns are no different, and advocates for our shorelines have their own shorthand to refer to the range of agencies, regulators and rules that can come into play. For those who may be less tuned in to the acronyms, below is an incomplete compilation of the most commonly found on the federal level. Each state and many regions have their own equally long list of acronyms, so use this list as a starting point to fine-tune our own collection: AFB Alternatives Formulation Briefing A-E Architect-Engineer AHA Activity Hazard Analysis ASA (CW) Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) BA Biological Assessment BO Biological Opinion BOEM Bureau of Ocean Energy Management CBRS Coastal Barrier Resource System CE Corps of Engineers CEDAS Coastal Engineering Design & Analysis System CEM Coastal Engineering Manual CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act CEQ Council for Environmental Quality (White House) CFR Code of Federal Regulations CG Construction General CMIP5 Coupled Model Intercomparison Project 5 COBRA Coastal Barrier Resource Protection Act of 1982 COE Corps of Engineers COI Certificate of Inspection CON-OPS Construction Operations Division COR Contracting Officers Representative CQC Contractor Quality Control CZMA Coastal Zone Management Act DA Department of the Army DACW Department of the Army Civil Works DOD Department of Defense DOI Department of the Interior EA Environmental Assessment EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone EFH Essential Fish Habitat EIS Environmental Impact Statement EPA Environmental Protection Agency EP Engineering Pamphlet ER Engineering Regulation REDC Engineer Research & Development Center EM Engineering Manual FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation FCCE Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies (also known as P.L. [public law] 84-99) FCSA Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FONSI Finding Of No Significant Impact FR Federal Register FWS (U.S.) Fish & Wildlife Service GDM General Design Memorandum GIWW Gulf Intracoastal Waterway GPS Global Positioning System GRR General Reevaluation Report HAB Harmful Algal Bloom HOB House Office Building HQ or HQS Headquarters HR or H.R. Precedes a U.S. House of Representatives bill number IOOS Integrated Ocean Observing System IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ITR Independent Technical Review LRR Limited Reevaluation Report LCA Local Cooperation Agreement (revised to PCA) Mod Modification (contract/permit) MVD Mississippi Valley Division, Corps NAD North Atlantic Division, Corps NDBC National Data Buoy Center NEP National Estuary Program NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NPDES Non-point Pollution Elimination System NGO Non-Governmental Organization NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service NSF National Science Foundation NWP Nationwide Permit O&M Operation & Maintenance ODMDS Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site OMB Office of Management and Budget OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration P&G Principles & Guidelines P&S Plans & Specs PAO Public Affairs Office PCA Project Cooperation Agreement PCX Planning Center of Expertise PDT Project Delivery Team PED Preconstruction Engineering and Design PIR Project Implementation Report PL Public Law PM Project Manager PMP Project Modification Plan or Project Management Plan PMR Project Modification Report PPA Project Partnership Agreement QA/QC Quality Assurance/Quality Control QCS(M) Quality Control Systems (Manager) RD&D Research Development & Demonstration RMS Risk Management Series RSM Regional Sediment continued on page 28 Additional Locations: 1156 N. Tamiami Trail in North Fort Myers Call 997-5777 2397 Davis Blvd in Naples Call 793-5800 Hours:Mon-Sat 8am 5:30pm Sun 9am 3pmComplete DO-IT-YOURSELFBoat Parts Store Marine Trading Post15600 San Carlos Blvd, Unit 170, Ft Myers (Beside Big Lots) Call 437-7475 Filet Table$59.99 Stainless SteelProps$299 Aluminum Props$99 3-Rod Holder$9.99


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ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201426 Brian Sirk, 19, and Tony Kim, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland, found a true tulip, alphabet cones, an angel wing and a kings crown west of Pointe Santo condominiums, where they were staying. They said it was their first college spring break on Sanibel and that Brian has spent each spring break here with his family for 12 years. Shells Found Tony Kim and Brian Sirk Remi Gognat, 17, from Denver, Colorado, found an alphabet cone on the beach near Sanibel Sunset condos, where she was staying. She said she found it when digging for sand fleas, and added, This is my first visit to Sanibel. Shell Found Molly Freyschlag and Remi Gognat Deb DeGraw from Maryland found a rare rose petal tellin, Florida horse conch, alphabet cone, baby ear and a colorful moon shell. She found them on Sanibel near the lighthouse on a shelling excursion with Capt. Jessica of Island Time Cruises. Shells Found Deb DeGraw Thunderstorm A Bounty For ShellersA ripsnorter of a thunderstorm inconvenienced some islanders when it knocked out electricity last week but delighted avid shellers, reported Beth Warner. Five days later these piles remained on the first sandbar of a West Gulf Drive beach. Shellers sift through a sand pile photo courtesy of Beth Warner Since 1976Lunch 11:30 AM til 3:00 PM Dinner 5:00 PM til 9:30 PM Open 7 Days Open all day for beer & wine 472-3434 Open Daily: Lunch: 11:30am to 3:30pm Dinner: 5:30pm to 9:30pm (239) 472-3337 15183 Captiva Drive Captiva Island, Florida 33924 A Captiva Island Tradition Since 1976 Captivas Finest Waterfront Restaurant Come by Land.... or Come by Sea... Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email


27 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Bruce and Cari Wells from Johnsburg, Illinois, found a junonia on the beach at Blind Pass. They were vacationing at Castaways. Shell Found Cari and Bruce Wells Kara and Nick Rowan and their daughters Elly, 6, and Reese, 4, of St. Paul, Minnesota, found a junonia on the beach at South Seas Island Resort, where they were staying. Kara Rowan said they found it on March 14 at 7:30 a.m. Shell Found Reese and Elly Rowan Sundial WinterFest A Season of Celebration During 2014, Sundial Beach Resort has many reasons to celebrate The rst winter season open to the public in 5 years. Three new restaurants for your dining pleasure. Chef Criss Menassa & her culinary creations celebrating Gulf seafood. Enhanced convention & catering services. Awarded Best Full-Service Resort on Sanibel & CaptivaDining & Entertainment Enjoy daily al fresco dining at Sea Breeze Caf with an all-day menu served from 7 am until 10 pm or a Gulfview dining experience in Waterview from 5-10 pm. At Turtles Beach & Pool Bar, casual diners can enjoy menu selections from 11-7 daily. Sample our All-You-Can-Eat poolside BBQ buet every Saturday from 1-4. Enjoy live entertainment In Sea Breeze Caf Visit 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201428 1551 Periwinkle Way I 472-7242 Lunch 113 I Happy Hour 36 I Dinner 59:30Dinner reservations suggested DINING SHOPPING COCKTAILS AWARD-WINNING BISTRO CUISINE JEWELRY, CLOTHING, BOOKS & GIFTS FINE WINES, BEERS & HAPPY HOUR MENU Live! Danny Morgan & Friends! TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 8PM UNTIL... 1551 Periwinkle Way 472-7242 Lunch 11-3 Happy Hour 3-6 Dinner 5-9 Chris Workman Every Wed. 7-10pm Danny Morgan & Friends Tues. & Thurs. 7-10pm Live MusicFrom page 23Alphabet SoupManagement RRC Regional Response Center RRT Regional Response Team S or S.B. Precedes a U.S. Senate bill number SAD South Atlantic Division, Corps Sec 7 Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act Sec 103 Section 103 of the Marine Resources Protection Act SOB Senate Office Building USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USCG U.S. Coast Guard USGCRP U.S. Global Change Research Program USGS U.S. Geological Survey USFWS U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service WQC Water Quality Certification WRDA Water Resources Development Act. Orchid Auction April 8The Southwest Florida Orchid Society is hosting an auction and fundraiser at Faith United Methodist Church on Tuesday, April 8 at 7 p.m. This is a free event and everyone is welcome to attend. The members also donate other plants including bromeliads and ferns, so there is something for everyone. The society is also involved in educating the community on orchid culture and the public is welcome to come and find out how to take advantage of this. The new location is due to extension office budget cuts and the resulting loss of venue for many of the local clubs. Faith United Methodist Church is located at 15690 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers. The society meets on the second Tuesday of the month with a growers class at 7 p.m. followed by the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. These meetings are free to attend and open to everyone. For more information email bmurza@ or call Gary at 305-2982670. Power Squadron To Offer Public Boating CourseThe Sanibel-Captiva Sail and Power Squadron will be offering Americas Boating Course at the Sanibel Public Library on Saturday, March 22 starting at 8:30 a.m. The course will be completed in one convenient single-day class, ending at approximately 5 p.m. Americas Boating Course covers required safety equipment, operator responsibilities, rules of the road, navigation aids and state and local regulations. In addition, experienced certified instructors from the squadron will cover local knowledge issues including Intracoastal Waterway marker protocols, shallow areas, slow zones and area weather concerns. The course is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and meets the educational requirements of the State of Florida for operating a boat greater than 10 hp. The boating safety education requirements are applicable to anyone wishing to operate a boat if they were born after January 1, 1988. Successful completion of the course results in the issuance of a boating safety card by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. The course fee is $40, which entitles the participant to a six-month initial membership in the United States Power Squadron, with additional boating courses offered at substantially reduced member rates. Pre-registration is required and can be done online at or by calling the lead instructor, Jay Brown, at 314-807-6860. From page 19Case Of The Weekbut the effort insures the health and safety of this extraordinary patient. By the time the little pup is healthy enough for release, she needs to fear people, said Dr. Heather, CROWs resident veterinarian. CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.) is a non-profit wildlife hospital providing veterinary care for native and migratory wildlife from our local area. The hospital accepts patients seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mail donations to PO Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. Call 472-3644 or visit: Our email address is Read us online at


29 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Octifest Fundraiser Returning April 12On Saturday, April 12, Sanibel Sea School will hold its 8th annual Octifest fundraiser on the Sanibel Causeway to raise money for scholarships and equipment that will benefit the next generation of ocean stewards. Attendees will enjoy a festive evening by the bay, a sustainable organic dinner and plenty of opportunities to support this worthy cause. One of the most exciting events of the evening is the Coconut Current Study, where guests are invited to participate in a real scientific study by purchasing a tagged, hand-painted coconut to be ceremoniously released into the Gulf of Mexico at the end of the night. The coconuts will float away on their individual journeys, and the owner of the first coconut to wash ashore (maybe in a faraway land) will win a fabulous prize. There will even be an interactive map of coconut landings available online after the fundraiser. Scholarship funds raised will help to ensure that tuition cost is never a barrier to children learning about and loving Sanibels rich coastal ecosystems. Currently, Sanibel Sea School has partnerships with the Gladiolus Learning and Development Center, the Pace Center For Girls and Pine Manor Improvement Association to offer unique outdoor learning experiences to local underprivileged children. Kids from these organizations are some of the brightest campers we engage with. They are so eager to learn and many aspire to one day become marine biologists, said Julia Lampe, an educator at the school. Sanibel Sea School also offers tuition assistance to many island families throughout the year, whose children would otherwise be unable to attend summer camps and other programs. So far, scholarship recipients and other Sanibel Sea School participants have painted close to 300 coconuts in preparation for Octifest. Even if you cant make it to the event, you can show your support by pre-purchasing a coconut online at for $50. Octifest will be held on April 12 starting at 6:30 p.m. in a big-top tent on Causeway Island A. To purchase tickets or learn more about the event, visit www. or call 472-8585. Students from the Pace Center For Girls enjoy a day of ocean fun and learning at Sanibel Sea School Audubon Bird WalkThe next Sanibel-Captiva Audubon bird walk will be Saturday, March 22 at Bowmans Beach. Meet just before the wooden bridge to the beach at 8 a.m. Non-resident parking is $2 per hour. These bird walks are open to the public and all levels of experience. A suggested donation is $2. Call Hugh Verry at 395-3798 for details. Forsters tern photo by Sam Ayres CAPTIVA CRUISES Introduces Two New Exciting Cruises Adventure Sailing Expedition A partnership between Captiva Cruises and the Bailey Mathews Shell Museum. Come aboard the Adventure, our 24-passenger sailing catamaran for an unforgettable island expedition. Passengers enjoy a Zodiac boat ride to the island, a naturalist guided shelling adventure, tropical islan d lunch and a fun sail back to Captiva. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Friday & Saturdays 10 AM 2 PM Adults $100 / Child $75 (Plus tax) Historic Cruise to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates Come aboard the Santiva, our 49-passenger power catamaran. Cruise the Captiva & Sanibel coastline and learn about the conservation he ritage of these unique barrier islands. Enjoy dolphin and wildlife sightings. Continue down the Caloosahatchee and learn the early history of Fort Myers. Passengers can enjoy lunch at the new and exciting Pinchers restaurant at the Marina at Edison Ford, followed by a private tour of the historic Edison & Ford Winter Estates. Wednesdays 10 AM 4 PM Adults $65 / Child $50 (Plus tax) For Reservations: 239-472-5300


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201430 Shell Of The WeekTransverse Arkby Jos H. Leal, PhD, The BaileyMatthews Shell Museum Curator and Director of EducationThe transverse rk, Anadara transversa (Say, 1822), reaches 1.5 inches in size and is seldom found in pairs. The species may be considered the ugly duckling among the Sanibel shells. Often neglected by collectors, it is the most common shell found on our beaches, according to an article published in 2012 by citizen scientist Susan Hewitt from New York in the magazine The Festivus. Learn more about the transverse ark at http:// cfm?id=181. This Week at the Museum Exhibit Chat: This 10-minute presentation provides an in-depth look at a different exhibit, daily at 11 a.m. Live Tank Demonstration: See a fighting conch use its foot for locomotion, watch a lighting whelk slam its trap door shut for protection, or witness scallops zip across the tank with the jet propulsion skills. Daily at 3 p.m. Shelling 101: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Shells, but Were Afraid to Ask. Learn how to find, clean and pack shells for safe travel. Discover how mollusks are classified into families and classes. Monday at 2 p.m. Shell ID Clinics: This new weekly program provides shelling enthusiasts additional information about their shelling finds and Southwest Florida shells. Thursday at 2 p.m. Every day of the week, there is an Exhibit Chat at 11 a.m. and a Live Tank Demonstration at 3 p.m. In addition, on Mondays and Thursdays, there is Shelling 101 at 2 p.m. The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is at 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Phone 395-2233 or visit www.shellmuseum. org. The transverse ark Birding In The PreservesThe public is invited to join experienced birders on outings on the second and fourth Fridays of the month to two island preserves: Sanibel Gardens Preserves, jointly owned and managed by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation and the City of Sanibel, and the Shipley Trail at the Bailey Homestead Preserve. A variety of birds in a diversity of wildlife habitats can be spotted. Botany enthusiasts are also welcome to help identify plants along the trails. All walks begin at 8 a.m. but the locations do vary. Walks are free for members and non-members. Call 472-2329 for more information. For the March 28 Shipley Trail outing, meet in the parking lot at Roadside City Park on Periwinkle (just east of Islander Trading Post). The Shipley Trail runs through the Bailey Homestead Preserve and connects the Citys Pond Apple Park Trail to Roadside City Park. NOTE: The Shipley Trail opened on March 6 but the rest of the Bailey Homestead Preserve is closed and still undergoing restoration. Red-bellied woodpecker photo by Clair Postmus Lets SHOP Till We Drop Collars, Harnesses & Leads Great Pet Toys Pet Beds & Carriers Breed Speci c Items Cat Stuff Too! Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel, FL 33957 239.395.1464 fax 239.395.1458 Specializing in all Natural Pet Food and Treats Enjoy a meal with us in our French Cafe atmosphere.Dine inside or out. Youll love our pet-friendly outdoor patio!Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel, FL 33957 239.472.2625 fax 239.395-1458 great food good timesJean Le Boeuf food PLACEIsland Restaurant 239-472-0223 Casual Outdoor Dining


31 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014Plant SmartAustralian Pineby Gerri ReavesAustralian pine (Casuarina equisetifolia and Casuarina glauca) is one of the most significant ecological threats to South Florida, with the latter being more widespread. So noxious is the tree that its distribution or planting is prohibited by the State of Florida. Millions of dollars have been spent to eradicate it and efforts continue. It is listed as a category-1 by the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council because of the documented ecological damage it has caused. Introduced from Australia to Florida in the early 20th century, Australian pine was planted as a windbreak, especially along roadsides, and as a shade tree. The trees propensity to quickly invade and colonize natural areas resulted in monocultures that snuff out native species and rob wildlife of their habitat. Birders know that an Australian pine forest is characterized by silence and by a thick carpet of needles that prohibits the growth of native vegetation. The tree is a nitrogen-fixer (produces its own fertilizer), so it can easily take over even nutrient-poor locations. Because the fast-growing tree flourishes in coastal areas, it threatens native species such as sea turtles and shorebirds who depend on estuaries and beaches for nesting. Australian pine is a serious threat to property, too. C. equisetifolia, which can reach up to 150 feet, has a weak, shallow root system that spells disaster in high winds, as demonstrated by Hurricane Charley in 2004. Damaged structures, blocked roads and disrupted utilities exacted an inestimable economic cost. Despite the resemblance to the pine, the tree isnt a pine at all, but a true flowering plant. The trees dense evergreen foliage is made up of thin pineneedle-like branchlets that are jointed, easily breaking into small segments. The winged nutlet aids the tree in spreading the seeds. The scaly bark is fissured and gray-brown to reddish. Some property owners justify keeping Australian pines because they are shade trees, but if you have Australian pines on your property, youll be doing yourself and your neighbors a favor by replacing them with native shade trees. Sources:,, and Plant Smart explores the plant life of South Florida and sustainable landscape practices. Australian pines are prevalent on Lakes Regional Parks spoil islands. An ongoing project will remove them, along with other exotic vegetation, with care taken to avoid disturbing the bird rookeries during nesting season. On this corner near businesses and residences, an invasive tree starts a colony photos by Gerri Reaves Bird Tracking Expert To Speak At Osprey MeetingDr. Ken Meyer, an avian researcher who has fitted birds in the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel with tracking transmitters, will be the keynote speaker at The International Osprey Foundation annual meeting on Sunday, March 23. Dr. Meyer, a biologist at University of Florida in Gainesville, and executive director of Avian Research and Conservation Institute (ARCI), will speak about his work tracking species including swallow-tailed kites, snail kites, short-tailed kites, magnificent frigatebirds, great white herons and reddish egrets. Dr. Meyer uses modern continentspanning satellite and radio transmission techniques. In 1997, he co-founded Gainesville-based ARCI and soon branched out to other research challenges on a broader range of species. He has served on species status-review committees for state agencies and biological review panels for National Wildlife Refuges, and as a graduate student advisor and committee member in his position as an adjunct associate professor in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida. He received a Partners In Flight Research Award for his contributions to bird conservation. The annual meeting will be held at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel, and will include an update on the 2014 osprey nesting season. All are welcome to attend. A short business meeting will precede the program, which begins at 7 p.m. A $3 donation is requested of non-members. Dr. Ken Meyer To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201432 2013-2014 Season Show Sponsors: 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, Florida 33957Tickets: (239) 472-6862 and ONLINE at Opening Night Receptions Hosted by: Season Sponsor: COMING SOON...Discounts & Specials Available For Group Rates.All Shows at 8 pm unless otherwise notedAdult: $42 Student/Child $5 March 7 April 5The Big BangMusic by Jed Feuer Book & Lyrics by Boyd GrahamApril 11 May 3 7 pm, Opening Night Reception: Friday, April 11 2 pm, Wednesday Matines: April 16 & 23 Book and Lyrics by Barry Harman Music by Keith HermannRomance/Romance Photos by Nick Adams PhotographyAll Shows at 8 pm unless otherwise noted Show Sponsor:2 pm, Wednesday Matine: March 194 pm, Sunday Twilight Shows: March 9, 16, 23 & 30 CROW Presents Secret Lives Of Snowy PloversThe Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), in partnership with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF), will present Secret Lives of Snowy Plovers on Friday March 28 at 2 p.m. in the Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Snowy plovers are tiny shorebirds whose feathers are the color of sand. Their main defense is camouflage, so its almost impossible to see them unless theyre moving. Because they nest right on the beach, they are potential prey for a host of predators and are listed as threatened in the State of Florida. With miles of unspoiled beach, Sanibel Island is home to a significant population of breeding snowy plovers. In 2002, SCCF initiated its Snowy Plover Project, along with the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge and the City of Sanibel, to protect and study these vulnerable ground nesters. Staff members and volunteers comb the beach from mid-March through August for snowy plover nests, stake off the nests to prevent their inadvertent destruction by human activities, monitor the progress of each nest and record resulting data. Joel Caouette, SCCFs shorebird monitoring coordinator, will join Claudia Burns, long-time CROW and Snowy Plover Project volunteer, to make the presentation, which will feature numerous photos along with insights into their behavior, which is usually completely different than that of birds who nest in trees. Caouette will also unveil a diorama he created to show typical snowy plover habitat and behavior. This is a rare opportunity to learn about a threatened species that depends on Sanibels beach for its continued survival. Its also a chance to tour CROWs Visitor Education Center and learn more about the efforts to save wildlife through care, education and collaboration. CROW is located at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for teens and free for members and children 12 and under. For more information, call 472-3644, ext. 228, or visit Adult with chick photo by Heather Porter Adult carrying egg shell photo by Hugh McLaughlin


33 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Birds Eye ViewEagle Adventures: Down And Dirtyby Mark Bird WestallSo, here I am a few weeks ago, worrying about one of the chicks in the artificial platform up at Gulf Pines/ Gulf Shores that I couldnt see and I kept remembering similar situations in the past. Last week, I told you about another time many years ago when I went wading through a cypress dome in my nice dinner clothes looking for two chicks that might still be alive on the ground after their nest had been destroyed in a wind storm. During that first visit to the cypress dome I had found signs that the chicks were alive, but I couldnt find them before dark so I planned a second trip into the swamp the next day. This time I was properly dressed and as I made my way through the thick underbrush and kneedeep water, I quickly discovered one of the eight-week-old chicks perched quietly about three feet above the water watching me intently. He looked perfectly at home even though he was some eighty feet below the cypress canopy where his nest had been. I could also see that his crop (an area in the birds throat that stores recently eaten food before it passes on to the stomach) was empty, which indicated he hadnt eaten for a while. This chick appeared to be happy where he was perched, so I began looking around for the other chick. The forest canopy far above limited the amount of light that could reach the forest floor and, though the understory was somewhat open and lacking in small trees, there were lots of ferns and old treefall that presented many places where the other chick could be hiding. I searched the immediate area around the base of the nest tree for about 15 minutes but could find no indication that the other chick was anywhere around. I began to think that maybe the lost chick had been discovered by a ground predator and dragged away into the swamp. I went back to the upside down nest lying half submerged in the dark water of the swamp and looked at all the white slicings (bird poop) splayed out like spokes of a wheel from the top of the debris pile. Obviously, someone had spent a fair amount of time standing on the remains of the nest. Maybe the chick had sat there for a long time hoping that Mom and Dad would bring him some food there: after all, they always had before. What difference did it make whether the nest was in the top of the trees or on the ground below? Maybe to the chick, the nest meant food. But eventually it had gotten hungry and decided to go looking for food on its own. Quite a brave bird, this chick! And then I had an idea. I started to realize that I would never be able to see the path this wandering chick might have taken if I remained standing in my elevated, upright position. So I squatted down low to just above the top of the debris pile where I felt the chick had probably started his journey, working hard to keep as much of my body out of the swamp water as possible and, from that lower position, began looking for signs of a trail left behind. Sure enough, heading off through the ferns and underbrush, I thought I could see what appeared to be a little path left by the hungry and wandering bird. As I followed the path with my head positioned at the same height that the eagle chick would have been, about 10 feet away I saw talon marks in the soft, rotting wood of a fallen log. Further on, I found more slicings and I knew I was on the right path. Continuing to crouch down low, I kept on following the signs left behind by the young eagle explorer and when I was about 75 feet away from the downed nest, there he was! He was a little bedraggled and obviously very hungry, but didnt seem too much worse for wear after his sojourn into the wilderness. I took both chicks to CROW here on the island and they determined that they were in fine health. Unfortunately, since the nest had been destroyed and the location of the nest was in the middle of a cypress swamp, the state decided the chicks should be sent up to the Florida continued on page 41 BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva Island


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201434 Making Jewelry With Sea ShellsAll are invited to learn the intricate art of beading with shells and other treasures of the sea. Instructor Anita Gober is a patient instructor who really enjoys teaching these projects. All supplies and tools will be available and included in the price. Classes are kept small for one-on-one instruction. There is a minimum of three people and a maximum of 10 for these projects. Classes are held the first Wednesday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon. The final class for the season will be April 2 when the project is a sea biscuit pendant. Those who wear reading glasses should bring them. Some of Gobers more exquisite items are for sale at Pandoras Box. Class price is $35 for members and $40 for guests. Advanced classes for members will be scheduled ad hoc for $50 for three hours. For more information or class registration call 472-2155. Spiral rope bracelet Ryleighs owner found this junonia on March 7 and decided her Bernese mountain dog should pose with the shell. Since Sanibel is so pet friendly, I thought I would share the pic and see what you think, said the anonymous shell finder. Shell Found Ryleigh with the junonia Lee OTauck says she found this green shell on east end of Sanibel and just in time for St. Patricks Day. She was just dyeing for the perfect accessory! Shell Found Lee OTauck Jingle shell bracelet Come explore our natural world SCCFSanibel-Captiva Conservation FoundationSanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road (one mile west of Tarpon Bay Road) Nature Center, Trails and Exhibits: Open Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m. Native Plant Nursery: Open Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. 5 p.m. (239) 472-2329 Cane Toads March 25The invasive, non-native Giant Cane Toad was found this past summer for the first time. Come and learn how to help control them in your yard. Tuesday, March 25 at 10 a.m. Free to all. Beach Walks at Two LocationsWest Wind Inn March 25 Meet your SCCF guide on the beach at West Wind Inn at 3345 West Gulf drive at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 25 at 10 a.m. Free. Bowmans Beach & Birds March 26 Meet your SCCF guide at the Pay-to-Park Station in the Bowmans Beach parking lot. Free to all but you must pay to park. Wed., Mar. 26 at 8 a.m.Birding at the Preserves March 28Join experienced birders at the Shipley Trail at the Bailey Homestead Preserve (enter at Roadside City Park) NOTE: The Homestead is still closed for renovations. Call 472-2329 for more info. Friday, March 28 at 8 a.m. Free. EXPLORE OUR NATURE CENTER, TRAILS AND OBSERVATION TOWERGuided Trail Walks Tues-Fri, 11 a.m. 4 miles of trails to explore $5 adults Bobcat Tales March 26Bobcats seem to be flourishing through most of their North American range. Learn more about this shy feline that moves so peacefully among us. Wednesday, March 26 at 10 a.m. $5 adults.The City That Almost Wasnt & the Sanibel Plan Mar. 26The City of Sanibel was the first in the country to adopt a comprehensive land use plan based on the islands natural systems. Learn about the Citys creation. Wednesday, March 26 at 1:30 p.m. $5 adults.Turtle Tracks March 27Several hundred sea turtle nests are laid on Sanibel and Captiva every summer. Sanibel had one of the first sea turtle monitoring programs in the country. Thursday, March 27 at 10 a.m. $5 adults. Caloosahatchee Oxbow & Riverlore Cruise April 13Explore the Caloosahatchees historic oxbows on a cruise departing from the Franklin Lock. Sunday, Apr. 13 at 1 p.m. Reserve by April 11, 472-2329. $40. 22nd Annual SCCF Tennis Tournament April 5 6Theres still time to sign up! Played at The Dunes on Saturday Sunday, April 5 6. All entrants will receive tournament T-shirts and first place winners and finalists will receive an etched glass piece created by Luc Century. To sign up to play, please call Diane Limeri at The Dunes Pavel-Blackwood Tennis Academy, 472-3522.Beer in the Bushes Saturday, April 26Presented by Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, Beer in the Bushes is a Craft Beer Tasting featuring live music by the Rev. Peytons Big Damn Band and craft brews courtesy of New Belgium Brewing Company. Saturday, April 26 from 6 to 9ish at the Nature Center. Early Bird before April 5 $40; Regular Price $50; Day of $60. beerinthebushes/ (online reservations preferred) or call 472-2329. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or


35 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Elijah and Benjamin Bauer from Collingwood, Ontario, Canada caught a 24-inch black tip shark on March 11. They were fishing with shrimp off the beach at the end of Rabbit Road. Nearby beachgoers dropped their shells to have a look at the shark, which was released. Shark Caught Elijah and Benjamin Bauer Refuge To Host Sea Monsters Exhibit From MoteVenom, ultra vision, jaws, bioluminescence. These are some of the fascinating monster characteristics of certain sea creatures. The Sea Monsters traveling exhibit from Mote Marine Laboratory, a marine science institution based in Sarasota, Florida will arrive this summer at the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island to engage visitors by revealing these mysterious and intriguing attributes of sea life. Opening on June 1, the free exhibit explains how the unusual animal characteristics are adaptations to extreme underwater environments. Visitors can interact with the exhibit through August 18 during regular hours in the free Ding Darling Visitor & Education Center, open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Some features of the 12-foot exhibit include a Monster Makeover panel, where visitors can see themselves with different monster attributes, fold-down sea puzzle, mako shark jaws, a tooth-to-diet matching activity, touchable shark skin, inflated giant squid and other interactive elements. The refuge will also schedule special interactive programs where participants can learn about marine animals through a live videoconference with Motes science educators, who will speak to guests through a TV screen in the exhibit. Tarpon Bay Explorers, the refuges official recreation concessionaire, will offer discounts on their boat and touch tank excursions during the duration of the exhibit. Refuge staff is also planning additional free summer programs that will tie in with this exhibit, including crafts and storytelling. The Sea Monsters exhibits visit to Ding Darling was made possible by the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) and grants from the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and a private family foundation. Part of the grants funds will provide transportation to bring disadvantaged children to the refuge who wouldnt otherwise be able to come on their own and experience the exhibit. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit or contact Birgie Miller at 292-0566 or director@dingdarlingsociety. org. Mote Marine Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit marine science institution dedicated to todays research for tomorrows oceans. Learn more at www. The Sea Monsters traveling exhibit will spend the summer at the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge photo courtesy of Mote Marine Laboratory Made to OrderOmelette and Waffle Stations $3 Mimosas and Bloody Marys SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH9am-1pm Live Smooth Jazz Tuesdays-Open Mic Night Thursdays-Karaoke Saturdays-Ladies Night9pm-Close Price Drinks for Ladies Featuring Music by R obby Hutto Til We Run Out* Every Tuesday Nite $18 Prime Rib* Every Wednesday Nite $18 Snow Crab Legs* Every Friday Nite $15 Fish Fry Special*LIVE ENTERTAINMENTFri. Mar. 21st Tues. Mar. 25th Wed. Mar. 26th Fri. Mar. 29th Lunch, Dinner & Late Night Menu Only All Day Happy Hour on the Island Outdoor Seating Corner of Periwinkle & Tarpon Bay Road in the Baileys Plaza (239) 395-1263 for reservations or take-out


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201436 Wonders Of Wildlife At CROWCROWs visitor education center and gift shop is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It allows visitors to share in the life cycle of the clinics animal patients from the time they are admitted until their ultimate release back into the wild. Daily presentations are offered at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Admission to the education center is $5 per adult, $3 per teenager, and free for children under 12. The weeks schedule is as follows: Friday, March 21 Wildlife Ambassador: Stanley the Virginia Opossum. Repeated March 25. Stanley came to CROW from Lehigh Acres with one of his siblings. There wasnt a history provided by the finder, but the medical staff noticed a predator attack on his tail. The injury resulted in a tail amputation, making him nonreleasable. CROW team members teach why Southwest Florida is the perfect place to play possum. Presented by Education Coordinator Rachel Rainbolt. Saturday, March 22 Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida. There are five owl species native to Southwest Florida and their hunting adaptations enable them to be top predators. Owls are typically nocturnal, but there are crepuscular exceptions. A CROW team members will talk about who they are from hunting adaptations to common reasons for admission to the hospital. Presented by Education Coordinator Rachel Rainbolt Monday, March 24 Amphibians and Reptiles of Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Florida: A Natural History, presented by authors Charles LeBuff and Chris Lechowicz (11 a.m.). LeBuff started working with these animals on the islands in 1959 and founded the popular sea turtle conservation effort that continues; Lechowicz has been the staff herpetologist at SCCF since 2002. Their book provides broad coverage on the alterations to the islands ecosystems that have resulted in changes in the diversity of the important amphibians and reptiles over the last 55 years. Monday, March 24 Ask the Clinical Staff (2 p.m.) CROW is a teaching hospital that offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation. CROWs medical staff tell what animals are currently in the hospital and how they treat over 3,000 patients a year. Presented by first responder Maureen McGlaughlin. Tuesday, March 25 Patient Rescue & Release (11 a.m.). Repeated Wednesday, March 26 (11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) Patients originate from all over Lee County, but not all of the animals brought to CROW need assistance. Facilities like CROW should be wildlifes last resort not their first one. This presentation utilizes past rescues, case studies and releases to teach about safe interactions with the wildlife in your community. Presented by volunteer Ronald Frazer and volunteer Denny Toll respectively. Thursday, March 27 Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises (11 a.m.) The life of a gopher tortoise revolves around its burrow, and the species is found digging from southern Georgia to southeast Florida. Because of its contributions to the ecosystem, it is classified as a keystone species. A CROW team member describes why they are admitted how the medical staff treats this species. Presented by volunteer Patricia Appino. Thursday, March 27 Orphaned vs. Abducted Babies (2 p.m.) Wildlife parents are very devoted to the care of their young and rarely abandon them. Juveniles found abandoned might actually be in a natural stage of development. A CROW team member teaches about the old wives tales regarding baby animals, how to renest them and other ways to prevent abduction. Presented by volunteer Marilyn Hart. For more information, visit www. or call 472-3644 ext: 228. CROW is located at 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road. Juvenile great horned owl receiving an admission exam by Dr. Dube From page 1Woodring Propertythe U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service as part of the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Lee Countys purchase of roughly half of the property for $3 million was funded by the countys Conservation 20/20 program, an initiative approved in 1996 by Lee County voters to protect natural areas and provide resource-based recreation opportunities for the countys residents and visitors. The Woodring property is the programs first-ever acquisition on Sanibel. The Florida Natural Areas Inventory recognizes the Woodring property as containing rare species habitats and supporting multiple state and federally listed rare, threatened or endangered species. This was an unique partnership that benefited the wildlife and conservation in an important way, said John McCabe, DDWS president. We are grateful to Lee County, the refuge and all of our contributors who helped us reach our Preservation Campaign goals in a very short time. DDWS, a non-profit Friends of the Refuge organization, supports land conservation, conservation research, environmental education and visitor services at the refuge. Founded in 1982, the society raised $1.8 million in private donations in 2013 through its Refuge Preservation Campaign to fund its portion of the Woodring acquisition. The property is also an important cultural heritage resource. According to the archives of Floridas State University Libraries, Samuel Woodring the grandfather of Ralph Woodring, the propertys seller was Sanibels first homesteader, who settled on Woodring Point in 1881. The Woodring residence, built in 1916 and located on a small portion of the property acquired by DDWS, is an exceptionally well-preserved example of Florida Cracker architecture one of the last of its kind on the island. The refuge intends to preserve the residence as an historic resource. Incredible community support made this happen. said Preservation Campaign chair Jim Sprankle. Ive been involved in a lot of fundraisers, but this one was so gratifying. I saw a lot of love for the refuge. The National Wildlife Refuge Association, a national non-profit wildlife conservation organization, was instrumental in securing the Woodrings commitment to preserve the Woodring property, and outlining a plan for the shared acquisition of the Woodring Property by Lee County and DDWS. As part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States, the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is world famous for its spectacular migratory bird populations, and is one of the most popular refuges in the national refuge system. The Woodring property will be managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service as natural lands within the refuge. The acquisition eliminates the threat of future private development on an important wildlife corridor. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email


37 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 An Inside Look At Wildlife Recovery The CROW Picture Show presents informative anecdotes about the native and migratory wildlife species brought to CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife), along with photos of patients admitted to the facility. In 2013, CROWs wildlife hospital cared for 3,391 sick, injured, and orphaned animals. Of the 200 different species, 60 percent were birds, with 33 percent mammals and seven percent reptiles. CROW is not permitted to display its patients publically, so this presentation offers the next best thing: numerous candid snapshots of current and past patients, with commentary by Claudia Burns, a veteran clinic volunteer. The next CROW Picture Show is on Friday March 28 at 11 a.m., with a repeat at 2 p.m., in CROWs Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from the Sanibel School. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for teens, free for members and children 12 and under. The entry fee also includes access to the Visitor Education Center, which exhibits CROWs efforts to save wildlife through care, education and collaboration. For more information, call 472-3644, ext. 228. To learn more about CROW, visit Baby opossum with mother photo(s) courtesy of CROW Baby fawn being fed Baby raccoon Baby otters playing Suzanne Tucker and her daughterin-law Melissa Tucker from Fort Worth,Texas, found three alphabet cones while shelling at Pointe Santo on March 15. The Tuckers have been coming to Sanibel for 25 years, and are still searching for the prized junonia. Shells Found Suzanne and Melissa Tucker 239-472-0303 239-472-0303 362 PERIWINKLE WAY 362 PERIWINKLE WAY BREAKFAST & LUNCH BREAKFAST & LUNCH 7 a.m. 3 p.m. DINNER DINNER 5 p.m. 9 p.m. ENJOY OUR CRUSTED FRESH FISH SPECIALS FRESH FISH SPECIALS (when available) (when available): Potato-Onion-Parmesan Crusted, Potato-Onion-Parmesan Crusted, Garlic-Parmesan Crusted, Blue Garlic-Parmesan Crusted, Blue Crab Crusted, Butternut Squash Crab Crusted, Butternut Squash Crusted, Sweet Potato Crusted, Sweet Potato Crusted Crusted Lighthouse Caf Lighthouse Caf Lig Lig hth hth ous ous e C e C af af CRAFT CRAFT BEER AND BEER AND WINE LIST WINE LIST BIG BIG PARTIES PARTIES DONT DONT SCARE US SCARE US RESERVATIONS RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED ACCEPTED CAESAR & OTHER SELECTIONSTRY A CRUSTED FISH OVER A BIG SALAD (when available) (when available)GROUPER, AHI TUNA, SALMON, YELLOWTAIL SNAPPER, TRIPLE TAIL, COBIA & TILAPIA DAILY FRESH FISH BURGERS, RIBS, STEAK & PASTA Read us online at


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201438 Roosevelt Takes Tour Of Ding Boardwalkby Jeff LysiakLast week, visitors to the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge were invited to take a walk to the Wildlife Education Boardwalk with the 26th president of the United States and creator of the National Wildlife Refuge System, Theodore Roosevelt. During his visit, Roosevelt portrayed by impersonator and look-alike Joe Wiegand took a tour of the refuges newest amenity, the Wildlife Education Boardwalk, accompanied by manager Paul Tritaik. It is always wonderful to visit the Ding Darling Refuge, especially today since it is the eve of the National Wildlife Refuge Systems 111th birthday, said Roosevelt. Hip-hip-hooray! Launching their walking tour from the flagpole in front of the Visitor & Education Center, Roosevelt and Tritaik led a group of more than 25 participants a short one-third of a mile trek to the Wildlife Education Boardwalk, which opened last August. At the entrance to the refuges wetland crossing, which also includes a two-story covered pavilion and observation tower, Roosevelt told the story of how he established the first national wildlife refuge on March 14, 1903. Thanks to his executive order, Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge located on Floridas Atlantic coast was created so that its native birds would survive plume hunters and other profiteers. Roosevelt went on to establish more than 50 wildlife refuges in a network of protected lands and waters that has become a landmark international conservation model. The National Wildlife Refuge System today encompasses 562 refuge units, 38 wetland management districts and more than 150 million protected acres, stretching south from Alaska to the Caribbean and west from Maine to islands in the remote Pacific Ocean. During his visit last week to Sanibel, Roosevelt engaged with almost every person taking part in the presidential appearance, asking them where they were visiting from before offering his extensive knowledge on the history of that state. He also remarked on what a pleasure it was to return to the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Everything is in fine ship shape tip-top as always, said Roosevelt, who reminded guests that if they enjoy conservation, they should also pause to remember the legacy of the wildlife officers who helped establish and protect the refuge system. Keep all of the rangers, past and present, in your prayers. Later, after walking to the top of the observation tower, supervisory ranger Toni Westland invited Roosevelt to use a spotting scope to view a pair of nesting anhingas sitting on a clutch of eggs. At first, only the female anhinga was seen tending to the nest. Then, the male arrived. One young visitor questioned what the male anhinga does during the nesting process, since the females duty appeared to be protecting the eggs. Does he bring her food? the youngster asked. Sometimes he does, he was told. But it doesnt look like he brought her anything this time. Seizing the moment, Roosevelt interjected, Why should birds be any different from us? She brings the expectations and he brings the disappointment. Last week, refuge manager Paul Tritaik welcomed President Teddy Roosevelt (Joe Wiegand) to the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge for a walking tour to the Wildlife Education Boardwalk photos by Jeff Lysiak Teddy Roosevelt chats with Vic Kraus from Fort Myers and Lake Placid, New York Teddy Roosevelt (Joe Wiegand) and Paul Tritaik led a one-third mile walk to the Wildlife Education Boardwalk President Roosevelt meets Christopher Kostin, 3, and his sister Addison, 6 Concerts are held at the Sanibel Congregational Church 2050 Periwinkle Way at 8:00 p.m.Sanibel Music Festival is grateful to Lee County and Southwest Florida Community Foundation. Sanibel Music Festival thanks Piano Distributors, Inc. and Yamaha Corporation of America for graciously providing the Yamaha CFIIIS Concert Grand Piano. Tickets may be purchased at Bank of the Islands, 1699 Periwinkle Way or Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, 2475 Library Way. Cash or check only. Tickets also available on-line at or by phone at 239-344-7025 St. Lawrence String Quartet e Dean of the Juilliard School wrote of them, e members of the St. Lawrence String Quartet approach what they do with the vigor, freshness and enthusiasm of a 20-yearold, combined with the wisdom of their two decades of experience. Sponsored by Sue & Tom Pick Opera eater of Connecticut eme for the evening is e Bad Boys and Wicked Women of Opera. Opera scenes and arias illustrating this intriguing title will be supplemented with supertitles and witty commentary from Alan Mann, Artistic Director.Sponsored by Estate of Christine Johnson, Tween Waters Inn, and Friends of Opera Teddy Roosevelt takes a walk along the Wildlife Education Boardwalk


39 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 In Recognition of Your Commitment to Excellence in Foodservice AWARDof ACHIEVEMENT EXCELLENCE Award-Winninggolf tennis dining casually elegant setting CALL FOR MEMBERSHIP OFFERINGS2801 Wulfert Rd. Sanibel, FL 33957 www.sanctuarygc.netContact: Sheryl Tatum 239.472.6445 Antiques Go On Block For CROWThe Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.s (CROW) Antique, Fine Art and Estate Jewelry Auction to be held at The Community House on Saturday, April 12 will feature more than 50 pieces of antique furniture and other home goods in addition to estate jewelry and fine artworks. More than 25 antiques will be auctioned live at 5:30 p.m. The remainder of the antiques and home goods will be sold at the Buy it Now sale from 1 to 7:30 p.m. All the items to be sold and auctioned have been donated to CROW. They include Rosenthal crystal, Lladro porcelain figurines, antique furniture, vintage linen and china. One of the highlights of the live auction will be a carved 1945 commemorative walking stick signed by Jay N. Darling, Peggy Darling and others. Pieces in the Buy it Now sale include antique furniture, Lladro porcelain figurines, flatware, china and other serving dishes, a humidor and floral needlepoints. Kathleen M. Pica, founder of Auctions Neapolitan & Gallery in Naples, will serve as auctioneer. Three antique appraisers will be available to the public from 1 to 3 p.m. to appraise items at $5 per appraisal. The entry fee for the event is a $5 donation to CROW. For more information, contact Jan Egeland or James Robinson at CROW, 472-3644 or jrobinson@ Above and right, some of the aution and sale items


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201440 San-Cap Art League Member Juried ShowA member juried show, sponsored by Sanibel-Captiva Art League, is on display at the Sanibel Library throughout the month of March. All members of the art league were invited to submit two entries for possible inclusion in the display. The show was judged by Peter Spataro. Audrey Chiaradio won first place for her oil painting titled, Florida Inlet. Rita Skoczen won second place for her untitled art created with colored pencil. Mary Lou Hicks was awarded third place for her pastel painting titled Apple Sass. Honorable mention and special awards went to Randon Eddy, Rita McLain, Audrey Otto, Kathy Taylor, Stan Timson, and Carol Rosenburg. The show depicts a variety of topics and s of art including landscapes, portraits, floral painting, Sanibel wildlife and nonrepresentational art. Sanibel-Captiva Art League invites painters to join a group of artists at weekly paint outs on Thursday mornings. On April 5, the league will hold its Spring Verandah Show at Baileys General Store, where 14 local artists will present their work from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also open to the public is the next general meeting on April 10 at 1 p.m. in The Community House. Following refreshments and a short business meeting, Carl Schwartz, who is a nationally recognized painter and printmaker, will give a demonstration. On his website, Schwartz says that the effects of light and shadows assume a central importance in his work as does composition. For more information about the art league, go to Untitled by Rita Skoczen, second place award Blue Door by Audrey Otto Carol Rosenburg and Community Series 11.27.13 Live Entertainment Nightly, Online Discounts, Loyalty Program, The Best Happy Hour We have some spectacular bands scheduled this season on Friday & Saturday We have some spectacular bands scheduled this season on Friday & SaturdayVIEW OUR SCHEDULE ONLINE at NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH MONDAY THRU FRIDAY NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 11:30am-4pm 11:30am-4pm Happy Hour at Lunch Happy Hour at Lunch BRATTASRISTORANTE.COM BRATTASRISTORANTE.COM 239-433-4449 239-433-4449 12984 S. CLEVELAND AVE., FORT MYERS 12984 S. CLEVELAND AVE., FORT MYERS Dinner Dinner Daily Daily 4pm 4pm Serving Serving Lunch Lunch Mon-Fri Mon-Fri 11:30am 11:30am Grilled Calamari Salad Chilean Sea Bass Seared Tuna Macadamia Nut Crusted Grouper Winner of Winner of Best Casual Fine Dining Best Casual Fine Dining 2012 & 2013 2012 & 2013 NEW GLUTEN FREE MENU NEW GLUTEN FREE MENU Li ve E nt er ta in me nt N ig htly On li ne D is co un ts Lo ya lt y Pr og ra m T he B es t Ha pp y Ho ur INDECISION BAND INDECISION BAND Saturday, Mar 22 Saturday, Mar 22 7:30-11:30pm 7:30-11:30pm ISLANDE & CHARLES ISLANDE & CHARLES Friday, Mar 21 Friday, Mar 21 7:30-11:30pm 7:30-11:30pm This weekends entertainment is This weekends entertainment is Now and Then by Mary Jane Keys


41 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 At The Causeway by Kathy Taylor Walkers and Waders by Stan TimsonFrom page 33Eagle AdventuresAudubon Bird of Prey Center and, eventually, released into the wild in central Florida instead of in Southwest Florida. At least they were able to survive the ordeal and live to fly free. But what about the status of the missing chick at Sanibels only artificial nesting platform for eagles a few weeks ago? Well, I watched for almost a half an hour, looking through my binoculars and only being able to see a portion of one chick lying down in the nest. I was just about to open the door of my truck and go looking for the lost chick, when suddenly, the chick that I had been able to see stood up. I caught the glimpse of a shadow passing overhead and looked up to see an adult flying towards the nest with a sheepshead. I quickly put my binocs back to my eyes and the adult eagle flew to the nest and began tearing off pieces of flesh and swallowing its prey. The visible chick moved closer to the adult and began begging. Almost immediately, the second chick rose up into view, showing no signs of distress after its long nap. This time, my worries had no merit and everything was just fine. Maybe since this is the first nesting season that this pair has used the platform, I have been a little overprotective and anxious. Although I have learned over the years to listen to what my inner voice is trying to tell me, sometimes you just have to chill and not worry so much. If all goes well, both chicks should fledge around March 25. Then I can relax until next nesting season. A former city council member and mayor, Mark Bird Westall has owned and operated Canoe Adventures, Inc. on Sanibel for over 33 years. Visit for more information. 2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Fl 33957 Ph: 239.472.0606 3957 P P h h: 2 2 3 39 4720606wwwSanibelIslandCowcom Tropical Outdoor Patio Seating Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow with our Famous Stone Crabs1/2 lb & 1 lb. quantities Appetizers & Full Dinners Best Prices On The Planet Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages w w Always Fresh ...Always Fun! s s Always Fresh ...Always! LIVE LIVE MUSIC MUSIC w w Always w ay ay s! Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Snacks In-between Live Music! Outdoor Seating Come Try our Come Try our NEW NEW Cowlicious Cowlicious Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials We Proudly BrewSanibels Most Award Winning Restaurant


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201442 An Intimate Evening With An Amazing Songstressby Di SaggauOn Tuesday, April 1, The Community House will feature an evening with Maureen McGovern, a singer with superb vocal technique. She and her musical director and arranger Jeff Harris will be doing songs that are intimate versions of ones boomers grew up on. McGovern told me she does not treat them like a museum piece. I look for a different approach, an intimate conversational approach to the songs from the second half of the great American pop songbook that we took for granted. Its a one-on-one conversation with the songs woven together throughout the whole evening to tell a story. McGovern works with small groups, symphonies and is also a Broadway performer. She talked about how they differ. I love the freedom of a concert because we can change things at will. I also love the discipline of theater and the extended family. People ask how you can do the same thing every night but its never really the same. The audience brings a different energy every night. I actually enjoy concerts and Broadway equally.She said there have been many highlights in her career, including her Broadway debut in The Pirates of Penzance and her Carnegie Hall Concert debut. Those are nights that will never happen again. We talked about how there is more energy connected to a live audience performance versus listening to a recording. She said, There is a kinetic energy when you experience something first hand. My Gershwin album, Naughty Baby, was recorded in a studio with a live audience. It was an incredible evening until someone reached into their pocket and spilled change on the floor. We tried rerecording it but without the live audience it was lacking that energy. Fortunately the engineer was able to remove the noise of the coins hitting the floor and we released the original recording.Its the 41st anniversary of her recording of The Morning After from the movie The Poseiden Adventure. McGovern told me, The record company hoped that Streisand would record it. She passed and I say thank you Barbra. It wasnt a hit when I recorded it, but once the movie won the Oscar there was a huge groundswell of requests forcing the record company to re-release it. I always get requests to sing it because it is a song of hope that people apply to their lives in a number of ways. I sang it for years for the Muscular Dystrophy Association annual Telethon. One year I could barely get through it because I had a young niece who had just been diagnosed with a very serious illness. That was my Ah-ha moment as to what people get from the song.McGovern just got through doing 72 shows with the Palm Springs Follies and is looking forward to her visit to Sanibel. She has amazing control of her voice, sending her lustrous notes in any direction she pleases. Tickets are $50 each and are available by calling 472-2155. The day before her concert at The Community House, McGovern will also make an appearance as the special guest aboard the Lady Chadwick for a sunset cruise with a smaller group. Guests who join McGovern on the cruise will be able to meet her in a comfortable, informal setting and hear her sing a song or two a cappella, while enjoying appetizers, drinks and a tropical sunset. Cruise tickets are $75 per person. Those wanting to attend both can get a combination ticket for $100 per person. Tickets are available at The Community House or by calling 472-2155. Space is limited and there is reserved seating, so calling early is advised. McGoverns appearances here are fundraisers to benefit The Community House. Sponsors for the events include The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, Captiva Cruises, Tween Waters Resort, Jet Blue and the West Wind Inn. For more information on this or other SCA-sponsored events, visit or call 472-2155. Maureen McGovern Thurs & Fri are SUSHI & SASHIMI Nites! Friday is LOBSTAH Nite!Dinner 4:00-11:00pm 7days 472-HIKE 703 Tarpon Bay Road All NCAA games on 20 Sat. TVs! Sanibels Sports Bar! OPEN FOR LUNCH at 11:30 Thursday Sunday 3/20 3/23Oyster Madness?*Whichever you choose..YOUWIN!at *We offer Five different types of Oysters daily. Call for availability. Stellar Bay (BC) Nisqually (WA) Gold Creek (WA) Kumamoto (BC) Tomales Bay (CA) Elkhorn (WA) Tekiu Pt. (WA) Miyagi (CA) Beau Soleil (NB) Wellfleet (MA) Powder Pt. (MA) Shemoques (NB) Blue Pt. (CN) Beavertale (RI) Salt Pond (RI) Cockenoe (CN) 3/28/14


43 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Documentary Series At BIG ARTSby Di SaggauStarting Wednesday, April 2, a critically acclaimed Documentary Series will begin in Schein Hall at BIG ARTS. The documentaries are thought-provoking, eye-opening and entertaining. The first film on April 2 will be 20 Feet From Stardom, which won an Oscar for best documentary film. It gives a glimpse into the lives of backup singers who are often as talented as those with the top billing. However, they rarely get a chance to move forward. April 9 we will show Carol Channing: Larger Than Life. This charming film gives a look into the life of one of the most beloved Broadway Stars. April 16 will be Salinger, a film about his life and his works. On April 23 the series will end with Blackfish, which gives an eye-opening, behind the scenes look as how orca whales are captured and cared for at Sea World. The films start at 1:30 p.m. and the cost is $5 per ticket. A brief introduction will be presented prior to each film and a lively discussion with audience members will follow. For more information call 395-0900. NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH MON-SAT 11:30AM 2:30PM 1223 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island 239.472.1771 Sanibels Best Sanibels Best HAPPY HOUR HAPPY HOUR 5 7 p.m. Nightly in the lounge 5 7 p.m. Nightly in the lounge 1/2 Price Drinks 1/2 Price Drinks Call & Well Liquor, Draft Beer Selections, Call & Well Liquor, Draft Beer Selections, Select House Wine Select House WineHappy Apps $5.95Sesame Encrusted Ahi Tuna, Crispy Fried Calamari, Chilled Oysters, Steamed Shrimp, BBQ Beef Satays, Mussels Marinara, Chicken Wings Read us online at


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201444 Paint Your Own GlasswareA glassware painting class is being offered by Jenny M. Licht, professional artist. Participants make the art and take hit home. Students bring four pre-washed glasses in glass or plastic and all other materials are provided Students have a choice of paintings: Flamingos, Palm Trees, Flip Flops, Tropical Fish, Abstract shapes or their own design. Painted samples will be provided. Glassware paint is permanent and hand washing is recommended. Wear paint clothes. Licht is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. To see some of her work log onto wissotaart. Class is scheduled for Tuesday, March 25, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and the fee is $40 for members and $45 for guests. Call to pre-register. Payment will be required at time of registration. For more information or to register, call 472-2155. Jenny Licht teaches glassware painting Duplicate BridgeOn Tuesday, March 11, there were 11 tables in play at The Community Center. The winners were: Tuesday, March 11 North/South 1. Barbara Burian and Justine Hawley 2. Caroline Oldenburg and Susan Riley 3. Helenand Jim McCartney 4. Yvonne Dressel and Barbara Johnstone East/West 1. Dorothy and lrwin Levy 2. Mary and Dick Butler 3. Marlyn and James Stewart 4. Vida Zubkus and Rick Smart Thursday, March 13 On Thursday, March 13, there were six tables in play. The winners were: North/South 1. Clara and Terry Terrana 2. Kenneth Appel and Albert Simon East/West 7. Marlyn and James Stewart 2. Charlene Young and George Willoughby There sre two ACBL sanctioned games at The Community House, located at 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. The games are held on Tuesdays ond Thursdays at 7 p.m. January through the end of April. For further information, contact Susan Willoughby at 281-3258. Send your editorial copy BIG ARTS | (239) 395-0900 | 900 Dunlop Road | Sanibel, FL 33957 BARRIER ISLAND GROUP for the ARTS ANNIVERSAR YFor a full listing of programs, please visit: www.BIGARTS.orgCLASSICAL | DANCE | FAMILY | FORUM | JAZZ/POP/CONTEMPORARY | THEATER VISUAL ARTS | FILM | COMMUNITY COLLABORATIONS | WORKSHOPS | WINTER ACADEMY GALLERYF UNDERS PhillipsGallerychein PERFORMANCE HALLS Discounts & Specials Available For Group Rates. COMMUNITY COLLABORATIONSIsland Jazz | Every FILM Before Midnight Museum HoursFilm Series Sponsors: Film Series Supporters: Romance/Romance Book and Lyrics by Barry Harman Music by Keith Hermann: Adult: $42 Student/Child: $5All Shows at 8 pm unless otherwise notedSeason Sponsor: Show Sponsor: Sponsor: Sponsor: VISUAL ARTSTrick of the Light: Founders Gallery Season Sponsor: : Latin BeatPhillips Gallery Patron Season Sponsor: Mendelssohn Marathon CLASSICAL Photo by Nick Adams Photography Sponsor: Benefactor Season Sponsor:


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ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201446 Monday Night MovieBefore Midnightby Di SaggauThe BIG ARTS movie for Monday night March 24 is Before Midnight, the sequel to Before Sunrise and Before Sunset. Like its predecessors, the film was directed by Richard Linklater and stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. The film picks up the story in Before Sunset nine years later when Jesse (Hawke) and Celine (Delpy) spend a summer vacation together in Greece. The film has received widespread acclaim. Jesse and Celine are parents to twin girls and Jesse is struggling to maintain his relationship with his teenage son, Hank, who lives in Chicago with Jesses ex-wife. The couple reminisces about how they met and how their lives have changed. During an argument they pour out their fears about a present and future together. Their conversations flow with a naturalness that brings us closer to their characters. They focus on the mistakes of the past and on their present problems. Their relationship began with long talks and they have not really been talking to each other for years because theyve been too busy discussing the problems of a grown-up couple with kids. The film offers an appropriate and natural view on the experience of a loving couple with accumulated memories, hurts and fights. Before Midnight is moving because it acknowledges that even love stories as beautiful as Jesse and Celines must still endure the wear and tear of real life. The film runs 109 minutes. The Monday Night Movie for March 31 is Museum Hours an AustrianAmerican drama set in and around Viennas Kunsthistorisches Museum. More on that next week. Admission to BIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series is $8 and all screenings begin at 7 p.m. in Schein Performance Hall. Each film is followed by a complimentary reception and discussion in Phillips Gallery. Sponsors are Bank of the Islands and Stan and Visnja Gembicki. Supporters are Sanibel Taxi, Jerrys Foods of Sanibel and John R. Wood Real Estate. BIG ARTS is located at 900 Dunlop Road. Tickets are available by calling 395-0900. Top Ten Books On The Island1. Bone Deep by Randy Wayne White 2. Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne White 3. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes 4. Obituary Writer by Ann Hood 5. Gift From the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh 6. Husbands Secret by Liane Moriarty 7. Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer 8. Tiger Shrimp Tango by Tim Dorsey 9. Two Sanibel Sunset Detectives by Ron Base 10. Aviators Wife by Melanie BenjaminCourtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 HOME OF THE STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA HOME OF THE STEEL CURTAIN PIZZAThe MLB & The MLB & NHL Ticket NHL Ticket voted voted best lunch best lunch on the island on the island 2012 & 2013 2012 & 2013 free free pizza delivery pizza delivery 29 BEERS 29 BEERS ON TAP! ON TAP! 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 239-395-4022 NEW SEASONAL MENU NEW SEASONAL MENU FARM-TO-TABLE FARM-TO-TABLETASTE OF THE ISLANDS IRON CHEF WINNERVOTED BEST CHEFBEST OF THE ISLANDS AWARD EARLY BIRD SPECIAL EARLY BIRD SPECIAL FROM 5-5:30PM FROM 5-5:30PM Featuring Original Paintings by David Ruhe630 Tarpon Bay Rd(near the Over Easy Cafe)Hours : Monday thru Friday 9am to 5pm Saturday 10am to 239-395-1350 Be Safe! Be On-time! Be Safe! Be On-time!239.472.4160Licensed, Regulated, Professional ServiceEmail your editorial copy to:


47 ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Poets Corner selected by Tanya HochschildStream Of Lifeby Carol Hansen EhrlichLife is like Fish Creek. How so, you say? Let me tell you. In the spring of the year as the skin of ice melts, water burbles its way out, glad to be alive, singing, moving, stretching its banks. The stream soon flows fast and busy, doing what streams do in their season of fullness. Run, make noise, produce, expand. It makes itself know. Fish leap and jump and search for who knows what? Life teems with excitement that seems to have no end. But water levels do slowly lower and Fish Creek finally rests, peace flowing its calm course, its summer work a memory. The wonder of the creek is there for all to see, never more beautiful than in its mature age. Carol Hansen Ehrlich, retired from the field of audiology and speech pathology, has always loved reading, writing and hearing language. The Island Writers gave her hobby a home for 21 years before she moved back to Colorado. Featured Poets At The LibraryIn celebration of National Poetry Month, the Sanibel Public Library is hosting News-Press Poetry Contest Winners and Southwest Florida poets on Tuesday, April 1 at 3 p.m. Featured poets are: Elita Barfield, Dorothy Brooks, Carol Drummond, Diego Fernandez, Sandy Greco, Jim Gustafson, Tanya Hochschild, Bob Lerew, Mort Levy, Gary McLouth, Russell Miller, Joe Pacheco, Dobie Pasco, Marsha Perlman, Allison Serraes, Sid Simon, Larry Stiles, Pat Washington, Lorraine Williams and Joan Winokur. The library is at 770 Dunlop Road. We invite submissions from local poets. Anyone interested may submit their work via email to tutsie@ Each week, individual work will be showcased. Wanderlust 2014 Tickets AvailableFlorida Gulf Coast Universitys School of Resort & Hospitality Management will present the 25th annual Wanderlust travel auction and gourmet dining extravaganza on Friday, April 4 from 6 to 9 p.m., on campus at the Herbert J. Sugden Hall, the programs 37,000-square-foot academic building. This years theme, Swashbuckling Adventure, will entice participants to set sail and traverse the globe with exciting travel itineraries. Wanderlust travel extravaganza offers a sit down dinner with a multitude of travel, wine, fine dining and spectacular golf packages to bid on through silent and live auctions. This is a showcase of our hospitality students at their best. Wanderlust has fast become the must attend event due to the themed fun, fabulous travel packages offered and, of course, the surprises we have planned, said Diana Willis, advisory board chair of the FGCU Resort & Hospitality Management Program. It is sure to be memorable as we are commemorating 25 years. To attain a passport to treasure, visit Tickets are priced at $250 and all proceeds will benefit the Resort & Hospitality Management Program through the FGCU Foundation. Webbs April 28 Concert CancelledThe Wendy Webb & Friends concert originally scheduled for Monday, April 28 at the Herb Strauss Theater has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances resulting in a scheduling conflict. The popular local songstress performed to a sold out crowd at Herb Strauss Theater in November 2013 and said, The audience is always so fun and supportive at BIG ARTS and Im looking forward to rescheduling as soon as possible. Individuals who have already purchased tickets to the concert should contact BIG ARTS at 395-0900 to receive a refund or exchange their tickets for another event or performance. Email your editorial copy to:


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NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands VOL. 21, NO. 39 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA MARCH 21, 2014 B BSECTIONCaptiva Historical Society Debuts History Galleryby Jeff LysiakThe Captiva Island Historical Society invites residents and visitors to the island to step aboard the Santiva and travel back in time through its new Captiva History Gallery, located inside the Captiva Community Center and accessed through the Captiva Memorial Library. The 286-square-foot space, designed to look like the interior of the historic mail boat and supply vessel, is filled with interpretive panels, touch-screen kiosks and open windows which makes visitors feel like they are standing aboard the Santiva. We wanted the room to have the look and feel of the Santiva, said Jim Pigott, chairman of the Captiva Island Historical Society. People can look through the portholes and use the touch screens, but still feel like theyre on a boat. Our goal is to both entertain and educate. According to Pigott, the idea behind the creation of the gallery originated as an effort to preserve and protect documents including photographs, letters, postcards, newspapers and maps gathered over the years by the people of Captiva. Then, somebody said its too bad that these items are only being stored with nothing done to protect them, Pigott said. Everything was stored in a space at the Captiva Memorial Library, where nobody could really see them. In 2011, shortly after the Captiva Island Historical Society was founded, an effort to digitally scan the original files began. Then, a series of interviews with long-time residents and people with a close connection to the island were filmed, eventually being turned into DVDs that would be updated annually. Finally, with a fundraising effort which collected $140,000 to build a history room inside the Captiva Community Center, a contract with Wilderness Graphics of Tallahassee was signed in July 2013. The company came up with the design elements for the gallery as well as all of the electronics necessary for the continued on page 10B Captiva Island Historical Society chairman Jim Pigott stands inside the new Captiva History Gallery, which has been designed to look like the Santiva which was used to ship mail and supplies to the islands before the causeway was built photos by Jeff Lysiak A quote by Elizabeth Braswell Pearsall is located in two beams above the gallery Jim Pigott demonstrates one of the touch-screen kiosks inside the Captiva History Gallery


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Tiled throughout, this unit boasts a full kitchen, screen enclosed lanai and can views of the Gulf and Courtyards. Tiled throughout, this unit boasts a full kitchen, screen enclosed lanai and can accommodate up to four people. Sundial property amenities include beach access, a pool, BBQ grills and high-speed accommodate up to four people. Sundial property amenities include beach access, a pool, BBQ grills and high-speed wireless internet access. This is an excellent investment with great rental history! wireless internet access. This is an excellent investment with great rental history! Sundial I207 Sundial I207 O ered at $324,900 O ered at $324,900 Lovely Canal Home Lovely Canal Home Cathedral ceilings, an open oor plan and lots of natural light give this three bedroom, two bath home a bright and cheery Cathedral ceilings, an open oor plan and lots of natural light give this three bedroom, two bath home a bright and cheery atmosphere. The spacious living room, dining room and the eat-in kitchen boast new tiled oors. Sliding glass doors from the atmosphere. The spacious living room, dining room and the eat-in kitchen boast new tiled oors. Sliding glass doors from the living room and kitchen lead to a large screen enclosed pool and deck. Lounge by the pool with your cold glass of ice tea, relax and living room and kitchen lead to a large screen enclosed pool and deck. Lounge by the pool with your cold glass of ice tea, relax and take in the tropical landscaping and a picture perfect view of the mangrove canal. This gem is a must see! take in the tropical landscaping and a picture perfect view of the mangrove canal. This gem is a must see! 1063 S Yachtsman Dr. 1063 S Yachtsman Dr. O ered at $675,000 O ered at $675,000 NEW LISTING OPEN HOUSE MARCH 22-28, DAILY 11AM 4PM Adorable Island Home in the Dunes Community Adorable Island Home in the Dunes Community Bright open oor plan in this Dunes 3BR 2BA home which lends itself to Bright open oor plan in this Dunes 3BR 2BA home which lends itself to beautiful architectural design. The vaulted ceilings in the living area & decking beautiful architectural design. The vaulted ceilings in the living area & decking o all bedrooms and an open kitchen add to the open airy feel. Close to San o all bedrooms and an open kitchen add to the 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! from the Dunes Clubhouse. The best priced 3BR/2BA home in this community! 970 Sand Castle Rd. 970 Sand Castle Rd. O ered at $525,000 O ered at $525,000 Sweeping Lake & Golf Course View Sweeping Lake & Golf Course View You will be amazed by the spectacular lake and golf course views from this You will be amazed by the spectacular lake and golf course views from this ground level 2bd/2ba, pool home located in the Dunes Golf and Tennis ground level 2bd/2ba, pool home located in the Dunes Golf and Tennis Community. Relax and enjoy the views from the open, screened-in lanai or take Community. Relax and enjoy the views from the open, screened-in lanai or take a dip in the pool with its new energy e cient pool pump. This is a wonderful a dip in the pool with its new energy e cient pool pump. This is a wonderful location for bird watching or watching a birdie on the golf course. location for bird watching or watching a birdie on the golf course. 1481 Sand Castle Rd. 1481 Sand Castle Rd. O ered at $529,000 O ered at $529,000 REDUCED REDUCED Location is Everything Location is Everything Beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath home situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Dunes Beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath home situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Dunes Golf and Tennis Community. This home features tiled ooring and the large Golf and Tennis Community. This home features tiled ooring and the large living/dining room is enhanced by a stunning wood, tongue and groove vaulted living/dining room is enhanced by a stunning wood, tongue and groove vaulted ceiling. Sliding glass doors open on to a glass and screen enclosed porch ceiling. Sliding glass doors open on to a glass and screen enclosed porch overlooking the pool with a sweeping golf and water view. This home also o ers overlooking the pool with a sweeping golf and water view. This home also o ers a permitted, private guest suite with bath just o the pool. This is de nitely a a permitted, private guest suite with bath just o the pool. This is de nitely a must see! must see! 1182 Kittiwake Circle. 1182 Kittiwake Circle. O ered at $745,000 O ered at $745,000 OPEN HOUSE THESE THREE DUNES PROPERTIES FRIDAY, 11AM 2PM 2B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014


Knowledge, Connection, Service & Results Knowledge, Connection, Service & Results This is Our Commitment to You! This is Our Commitment to You! COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIESTree Tops Center O ce CondoUnit A-2 in the conveniently located Tree Tops Center. Only o ce condo currently o ered for sale on Sanibel. SOLDDolce Tesoro/Simply CupcakesNestled in the heart of Sanibel Islands tourist district, Dolce Tesoro/Simply Cupcakes is renowned among residents and visitors as Sanibels premier source for Queenies Ice Cream, Lavazza ne Italian co ee and Simply Cupcakes gourmet cupcakes. Currently rated # 1 on Trip Advisor! The quaint atmosphere of Dolce Tesoro/Simply Cupcakes is accentuated by authentic cobblestone oors and bright and energetic display cases. O ered at $49,000 NEW OPPORTUNITY OPEN HOUSE THESE THREE PROPERTIES SUNDAY, 11AM 3PM A Tranquil Paradise A Tranquil Paradise Stunning Florida Style 3 bedroom, 3 bath home in desirable neighborhood of Stunning Florida Style 3 bedroom, 3 bath home in desirable neighborhood of Sea Oats. Enter into a bright and airy Great room with a replace, wet bar and Sea Oats. Enter into a bright and airy Great room with a replace, wet bar and three French doors that lead to a glass and screen enclosed porch overlooking a three French doors that lead to a glass and screen enclosed porch overlooking a beautiful pool and lush landscaping. Other features include bay windows, central beautiful pool and lush landscaping. Other features include bay windows, central vac, beautiful cabinetry throughout and a two car garage with loads of storage vac, beautiful cabinetry throughout and a two car garage with loads of storage space. Near beach. A beautiful and tranquil paradise! space. Near beach. A beautiful and tranquil paradise! 475 Sea Oats Drive. 475 Sea Oats Drive. O ered at $835,000 O ered at $835,000 Immaculate Home in the Dunes Immaculate Home in the Dunes Immaculately maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in the Dunes Golf and Tennis Immaculately maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in the Dunes Golf and Tennis Community. This home features a large living room/dining room combination and Community. This home features a large living room/dining room combination and a tiled kitchen. The living room sliding glass doors lead to a large screen enclosed a tiled kitchen. The living room sliding glass doors lead to a large screen enclosed deck where you can enjoy a lovely dinner or an evening relaxing while watching deck where you can enjoy a lovely dinner or an evening relaxing while watching sunset skies! Just steps away from the Dunes clubhouse and tennis courts. sunset skies! Just steps away from the Dunes clubhouse and tennis courts. 950 Sand Castle Rd. 950 Sand Castle Rd. O ered at $549,000 O ered at $549,000 Nicely Upgraded Nicely Upgraded Nicely Upgraded Immaculate 2BD/2BA home in the Dunes Golf and Tennis Community. Nicely Upgraded Immaculate 2BD/2BA home in the Dunes Golf and Tennis Community. This home features an open oor plan, the living room features a stone replace, gorgeous This home features an open oor plan, the living room features a stone replace, gorgeous wood oors and a vaulted ceiling with wood beams. The tiled kitchen has new countertops wood oors and a vaulted ceiling with wood beams. The tiled kitchen has new countertops and the dining room sliding glass doors open to a porch overlooking the private/screened and the dining room sliding glass doors open to a porch overlooking the private/screened pool. The master bedroom includes an extra large 10X6 walk-in closet and a separate pool. The master bedroom includes an extra large 10X6 walk-in closet and a separate private screened porch with a view of the beautiful landscaping. private screened porch with a view of the beautiful landscaping. 1076 Sand Castle. 1076 Sand Castle. O ered at $620,000 O ered at $620,000 Garden Apartment on the Gulf Garden Apartment on the Gulf A Sanibel Island tropical paradise on the Gulf of Mexico. This breathtaking A Sanibel Island tropical paradise on the Gulf of Mexico. This breathtaking location has an enchanting botanical garden and a wide stretch of private location has an enchanting botanical garden and a wide stretch of private shell covered beach. Wonderful condo amenities also include a community shell covered beach. Wonderful condo amenities also include a community room, laundry, gas grills, pool and tennis courts. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath garden room, laundry, gas grills, pool and tennis courts. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath garden apartment o ers unlimited possibilities as a private or investment property. apartment o ers unlimited possibilities as a private or investment property. Sanibel Moorings #422 Sanibel Moorings #422 O ered at $465,000 O ered at $465,000 Adorable East End Condo Adorable East End Condo Located on desirable east end, this adorable ground level, corner unit is Located on desirable east end, this adorable ground level, corner unit is beautifully upgraded. Relax on your lanai and take in the tropical landscaping beautifully upgraded. Relax on your lanai and take in the tropical landscaping and a view of the canal. Bait that hook and head to the marina and shing pier and a view of the canal. Bait that hook and head to the marina and shing pier that are close by! Enjoy east end restaurants, shopping and quick access on and that are close by! Enjoy east end restaurants, shopping and quick access on and o the Island. This is a great opportunity to buy on Sanibel at a terri c price! o the Island. This is a great opportunity to buy on Sanibel at a terri c price! Captains Walk #C1 Captains Walk #C1 O ered at $319,000 O ered at $319,000 Immaculate East End Canal Home Immaculate East End Canal Home Magni cent Canal View in the desirable neighborhood of Shell Harbor. With 3 bedrooms Magni cent Canal View in the desirable neighborhood of Shell Harbor. With 3 bedrooms plus a den/o ce and 2.5 baths this home has a wonderful ow. Enter through the plus a den/o ce 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 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 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 & 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. End living with easy access on and o the island. 1001 Kings Crown. 1001 Kings Crown. O ered at $975,000 O ered at $975,000 3B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 20144B Celebrating 10 Years On SanibelSanibel Home Furnishings first opened its doors in 2003 with the goal of offering locals the convenience of on-island shopping and a large selection of furniture and dcor. The colorful showrooms reflect an island lifestyle of comfortable, casual relaxed living using quality, sensibly priced furniture. The friendly and welcoming staff is happy to assist you whether you need a small gift or to furnish an entire house. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, everyone is invited to a special three-day event of savings and giving back to the community. On March 27, 28 and 29, customers will receive an additional 10 percent discount on all in store purchases plus Sanibel Home Furnishings will donate 10 percent of each sale to one of three island charitable organizations. The donations will go to the buyers choice of either CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife), FISH of Sanibel-Captiva, or the Ding Darling Wildlife Society. The Sanibel Home Furnishings creative team has been preparing for this special event by adding lots of new furniture, lamps, bedding, pillows and accessories. All instock purchases will be part of this special offer. The store is at 1618 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Rusty Souers, Diane Knight (owner) and Cindy Somerville of Sanibel Home Furnishings iPhone And iPad WorkshopsThe final installments of iPhone and iPad courses for the season are being offered at The Community House on April 3 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. This workshop is designed to demystify the technology and provide an easy on-ramp to really love your iPhone and iPad. iPhone/iPad II is for those wanting to take their skills to the next level. Specific apps for password control, photo editing, GPS guidance and shopping will be discussed. Also covered will be tips for working efficiently, using the cloud and integration across multiple devices. This workshop will be held on April 3. Advance registration encouraged. Class teacher Eric B. Orkin is a former business school professor and department chair at the University of New Hampshire, a successful high-tech entrepreneur, author of numerous articles, and an inductee into the prestigious HiTech Hall of Fame. He owned two companies that developed applications using MS-DOS then Windows. After two decades of dealing with Microsoft idiosyncrasies, he migrated his family to the Apple world and never looked back. Orkin hails from Maine and Sanibel. Members pay $30 per class, guests $35. To register or for more informationcall 472-2155. iPhone and iPad courses offered at The Community House


5B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellWhat you see is not exactly what you get. That pretty much sums up what we found out from our recent guest speaker, Brian Boyd. His appearance was quite daunting; an imposing stature dressed in black. No surprise, his background includes a dual career in federal law enforcement and the U.S. Army Special Forces Green Berets. Boyd told us that, his influences growing up were scouting, Quincy and James Bond. All you need to know, you can learn in Scouting, particularly how to tie someone up, he said. And, of course, the knight on the white horse mentality of intrigue and crime solving cloaked in glamour is pretty much what led him to a career in law enforcement and then into the Green Berets. As a member of the U.S. Federal Law Enforcement Agency, Boyd trained troops from all over the world in military law enforcement techniques and regulations. One of the teaching techniques that he found invaluable was using magic. Because not all the trainees spoke the same language, magic illustrated that nothing is what it seems. Observation is important nothing is black and white and sometimes it is just an illusion. Magic broke the language barrier and relaxed everyone so that they could learn to work together and perform their tasks. Boyd was then recruited into the Green Berets and counter-intelligence. At some point while still in the Green Berets, he wanted to become an FBI agent, but that would mean leaving the Green Berets. That wasnt going to happen. The DEA didnt have the same restriction, so the opportunity arose to be interviewed by President Nixon along with fellow candidate G. Gordon Liddy for the DEA. From the DEA to the AFT agency, Boyd became an arson specialist, handling federal crimes. ATF has offices in all 50 states. He said, AFT special agents in the field handle investigations involving criminal organizations, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, the illegal use and storage of explosives, acts of arson and bombings, acts of terrorism, and the illegal diversion of alcohol and tobacco products. ATF agents often work closely with local law enforcement officials. After retiring from government service, Boyd became a restaurateur and as a promotional tactic to increase business, he performed his magic. After a successful entrepreneurial career, he decided to make Sanibel his home. Once again, he is picking up that magic wand and performing magic and comedy shows. Everyone was amazed and left wondering, How does he do that? Rotarians Joel Ospa, Don Russell and Holli Martin assisted with the magic tricks. What a treat. 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 TRUST As the largest independent Trust Company in Southwest Florida, we combine personal service with world class investment management to create a superior client experience. Founded in 2001, we maintain the highest standards of safety and soundness. Client portfolios are separately managed and individually tailored to your total return, cash ow, and legacy needs. Experience the benets of private wealth management.Wealth Management | Trust Administration | Estate PlanningYour nancial future should rest in the hands of a company with the integrity and experience to preserve and grow your assets. Brian Boyd and Holli Martin Joel Ospa and Brian Boyd Magican Brian Boyd Don Russell and Brian Boyd Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email


6B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Cycling Safety Notes DONT WEAR EARPHONES Our Shared Use Paths have a lot of users, especially during season. If youre on the Paths, every other user is a potential source of danger. So you need to know whats going on around you. So put away the earbuds and listen! And for cyclists, Florida law prohibits the use of headsets, headphones or other listening devices. SANIBEL BICYCLE CLUB Highlights Of 2014 IrishFest At Baileysphotos by Jeff Lysiak Vanessa Flynt, Salli Kirkland and Ally Flynt George and Wendy Schnapp with Chantil Marineau, center


7B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014More Than 300 People Gathered At Baileys Center To Watch The Kellyn Celtic Arts Irish Dancers Perform On St. Patricks Day David Chase, right, serves up an Irish dinner for Summer Mendez Members of the Kellyn Celtic Arts Irish Dance Academy performing at the 5th annual IrishFest, held at Baileys Center on Monday afternoon Brothers Joshua and Kai Schwartz, both 4, liked the Irish music Tara Kane has a green frozen yogurt from Zebra Audrey Mulka, 6, dances Leprechauns Max Stone, left, and Billy Kirkland Bella Schoenfielder, 6, dazzles the crowd with her hooping skills


Florida: Bonita Springs, Fort Myers, Naples, Ocala, Sanibel and Captiva Islands North Carolina: Cashiers, Franklin, Highlands, Lake Glenville, Lake Toxaway and Sapphire Valley WE MAKE IT EASY. YOU MAKE IT HOME.RoyalShellSales.com239.472.0078 2BD/2BA w/Loft Incredible Rental Income Potential Charming Interior w/tongue & groove ceiling $875,000 MLS 2140347 McMurray & Nette 239.292.7533 Villa Sanibel Gulf Front 3BD/2.5BA 3,218 Living Sq. Ft. Great Views of Golf Course & Lake Private Pool/Hot Tub & Elevator $1,099,000 MLS 2900605 Cindy Sitton 239.810.4772 Stunning Luxury Residence 3BD/2BA Updated & Remodeled Large Lot Close to Pool, Tennis, Beach Hurricane Shutters, Security System & More $849,000 MLS 2140297 Bob & Viv Radigan 239.691.6240 Gulf Ridge Sanibel Beautiful 2BD/2BA with Gulf View New Kitchen, Baths, Flooring & Furnishings Community Pool & Tennis Court $1,275,000 MLS 2140289 Vicki Panico & Fred Newman 239.980.0088 Lands End Village 1637 2BD/2BA Fully Furnished Close to All Amenities Beautifully Updated Throughout $440,000 MLS 2130290 Sally Davies 239.691.3319 Best Value 2 Bedroom at Sundial 5BD/5.5BA Gated Estate Large Private Boat Dock Stunning Views of Roosevelt Channel $2,149,000 MLS 2140135 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Angels Breeze Captiva 4BD/4BA with Den Private Pool & Hot Tub Chefs Kitchen w/ Custom Cabinetry $1,795,000 MLS 2131189 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Prestigious Location on West Gulf 3BD/3.5BA Direct Access Canal Home Recently Remodeled-3,000 S.F. Living Space Large Screened Pool $1,695,000 MLS 2120159 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Premier East End Location Historic 2BD/2BA, 2,023 Living Sq. Ft. Almost 2 Acres of Private Bay Front Tranquility Boat Lift & Dock $1,995,000 MLS 2130947 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Woodrings Subdivision Beautifully Updated 5BD/3.5BA Panoramic and Serene Lake Views Large Pool, Deck & Back Yard $849,000 MLS 2130291 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Popular Dunes Subdivision New Construction, Steps to Beach 4BD/3BA located on 3/4 Acre Lot Close to Community Pool & Tennis $1,849,000 MLS 2120929 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 South Seas Island Resort 4BD/3.5BA, Large Heated Pool/Spa Direct Access Dockage Pristine Condition, Offered Furnished $3,995,000 MLS 2121356 Jim Branyon 239.565.3233 Gulf Front Captiva Estate Small Beachfront Complex WITH Boat Slips Weekly Rentals, $42K/yr. Income, 70% Repeat Guests Designer Furnishings, Tile Floors, Corian $489,900 MLS 2130740 Andre Arensman 239.233.1414 Sanibel Arms Directly on Beach at South Seas Resort Large, Updated 3BD/3BA Stand Alone Home Beautiful Pool, Tennis and World Class Sunsets $1,895,000 MLS 2130265 Fred Newman & Vicki Panico 239.826.2704 Beach Home 6 Gorgeous 3BD/4BA Estate Home Pool/Spa & Outdoor Entertaining Beautiful Views of Lake and #12 Green $1,295,000 MLS 2120084 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 Troon Court-Sanctuary Beautiful Gulf Views Largest 1BD/1BA Condo At Sundial Double Sliding Glass Doors to Huge Lanai $489,000 MLS 2121351 Brian Murty 239.565.1272 Sundial Unit Located At The End of Cul-de-Sac Lake and Golf Course Views Private Beach Access $369,000 MLS 2140271 Bob & Viv Radigan 239.691.6240 Beachview CC Estates Lot 2BD/2BA Beachside Condo Updated and Offered Furnished Ground Level, Fenced Yard $395,000 MLS 2131369 Jennifer Berry 239.472.3535 Coquina Beach 2BD/2BA + Den, Corner Unit Private Gated Community Large Covered Lanai $299,000 MLS 2140334 Cindy Sitton 239.810.4772 Sanibel View Condo NEW LISTING NEW PRICE8B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014


RoyalShellSales.com239.472.0078 Two Free Standing Homes Over 170 ft. Beach Frontage Large Private Pool $4,949,000 MLS 2140177 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Side-By-Side Captiva 3 BR/3BA, 3+ Garage, Elevator Open Pool with Separate Therapeutic Spa Vast Storage, Shutters, Handicap Access $694,000 MLS 2131181 Jennifer Berry 239.472.3535 Lake Murex 2BD/2BA Second Floor Condo Fully Furnished Deeded Beach Access $415,000 MLS 2130731 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Coquina Beach Condo 2BD/2BA Gulf View Condo Rare-to-Market Corner Unit Low Density, East End Complex $775,000 MLS 2130603 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Pelicans Roost 3BD/3BA Canal Front Home Olde Florida Style with New Dock Directly Across from Beach Access $769,000 MLS 2130512 McMurray & Nette 239.850.7888 East End, Near Beach Beauty 1 1/4 Acre Lot Borders Wildlife Refuge Private Setting-Deeded Beach Access Custom BuiltOne OwnerMany Upgrades $699,000 MLS 2131264 Jim Branyon 239.565.3233 Little Lake Murex Extraordinary 2BD/3BA Bayfront Property Boat Dock with Over 150 Canal Frontage Large Pool and Hot Tub $1,195,000 MLS 2130445 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Sanibel Harbours Brand New Main & Guest House Estate Euro In uenced Dcor & Design 7 Bedrooms/5.5 Baths w/ Gorgeous Pool $7,699,000 MLS 2131319 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths w/Pool Gorgeous Views of Bay Boat Lift, Dock & Gulf Access $3,395,000 MLS 2131313 Burns Family Team 239.464.2984 Gold Coast Estate Captiva Bayfront Home With Views & Boat Dock Extraordinary 4BD/4BA Captiva Cottage Gulf Side Porches Lead to Beach Charming Interior with French Doors & Fireplace $4,850,000 MLS 2121281 Sarah Ashton 239.691.4915 3BD/3BA w/Caged Heated Pool & Spa Large Two Car Garage Hurricane Rated Windows & Doors $1,349,000 MLS 2140377 John & Denice Beggs 239.357.5500 Captiva Beach Gem Captiva Village Near Beach Home NEW LISTING NEW PRICE NEW PRICE9B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014


10B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 From page 1BHistory Gallery Debuttouch-screen panels. The Santiva was constructed on site, then shipped to Captiva where it was reassembled inside the community center. Among the features of the Captiva History Gallery are: The Spirit of Captiva, a film 5 minutes and 40 seconds long showcasing the people, places and events which helped shape the island of today Draw of the Sea, focusing on the importance of the waters surrounding Captiva, including tarpon fishing Forces of Change, chronicling the historic weather of years past (includes touch-screen) and the conservation movement Community Coming Together, detailing the residential growth and citizenry People of Captiva, looking at the most famous early settlers and modern newsmakers (includes touch-screen) Draw of the Land, chronicling the islands visitors and development of local accommodations Transportation, detailing how people first came to the island and how travel changed with the times Welcome aboard the Santiva, looking back at the historic mail boat (includes vintage film) plus an interactive screen showing the current air and water temperatures as well as weather. Weve packed quite a bit into this little room, added Pigott, who noted that the gallery was completed last week and is now open to the public. It was really fun to see them bring it all together. I think it will bring in a lot of visitors. The Captiva History Gallery, located at the Community Center at 11560 Chapin Lane, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Wednesday, March 26 at 4 p.m. For more information, visit www. A three-panel screen shows a short film entitled The Spirit of Captiva Standing in front of a giant Charles McCullough photograph of a fish house, Jim Pigott shares another interactive feature of the gallery Educational and informative panels inside the gallery ENGEL & VLKERSIsabella Rasi 239-246-4716 A CPA spends years preparing formoments just like these .Call 239.472.13231648 Perwinkle Way, Suite D SanibelWe recommend Tax Saving Strategies that help you...Businesses and individuals pay the lowest amount of taxes allowable by law because we continually look for ways to minimize your taxes.Email your editorial copy to:


11B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Environmental Center Gift Match Challengesubmitted by Kevin BedsonThe Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education recently hosted its 2014 Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture and 10th anniversary celebration. For the first time in the centers history, the signature event was a theatrical performance. The center invited actress Kaiulani Lee to perform her one-woman show, A Sense of Wonder, which is based on the life and works of Rachel Carson. Lee mesmerized and moved the audience with her convincing portrayal of Carson. Immediately following the performance, the center hosted its 10th anniversary to celebrate a decade worth of scholarship, education and action in pursuit of a more peaceful and sustainable world. During the celebration, Sanibel residents Mallory and Peter Haffenreffer announced that they will renew their Haffenreffer Challenge, which will match gifts to the center up to a total of $10,000. We are still working to meet our fundraising goal for this year. Contributions help support activities that include Earth Charter mini-grants, SAGE mini-grants (Student Associates for a Greener Environment), scholarly publications in environmental education, student employment, environmental education research and signature educational events. The center extends special thanks to BIG ARTS, the host committee, the FGCU Book Store, the West Wind Inn and the publishers of the Island Sun for their contributions. For more information or to make a contribution toward the Haffenreffer challenge, contact the center at cese@fgcu. edu or call 590-7166. Peter and Mallory Haffenreffer Pool Service & Supply Pool Service & Supply Chlorine Tabs Tools Pumps Chlorine Tabs Tools Pumps Free computerized water analysis Free computerized water FL Lic. #CPC1457804 FL Lic. #CPC1457804STORE HOURS: M-F 9-4 SAT 10-1 SERVICE: MON-SAT 8-5 Stop by our store in Anchor Point 1633 Periwinkle Way472-4100BANNER POOL SERVICE Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the DifferenceSend your editorial copy 2242 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Square #3 8 837 Limpet Dr Over 1/2 acre on Shell Harbor cul-de-sac $749K Spanish Cay #A7 Easy-living 2nd floor condo w/beach across street, river in back, & pool too $274K 820 Angel Wing Dr Solid canalside 3 bedrm w/updated kitchen, screened pool, & 2 boat lifts $999K Island Beach Club #310F End-unit 2 bedrm w/covered parking & big storeroom below, plus income $474K Pointe Santo #C34 Beachside lounge chairs & tikki huts are just some of the fun perks included here $499K Sandalfoot #5C1 gulf-front 2 bedrm w/income near $60K, low fees, & some new improvements $699K 888-603-0603 Loggerhead Cay #353 large 3rd floor east-end 2 bedrm w/years of rental income & this beach $499K 5307 Umbrella Pool Rd Large near-beach lot in Sanibel Bayous $399K 1118 Sand Castle Rd Lot in The Dunes golf & tennis community $199K Dimmick Dr Wide parcel in Belle Meade next to preserved land $185K 472-HOME 472-4663 Mariner Pointe #332 renovated 2 bedrm w/waterfront amenities & this view from front door $520K Mariner Pointe #631 this is view, wide 2 bedrm plan w/open kitchen & lanai bumped out to living space $549K Mariner Pointe #711 updated 3 bedrm w/this bay view, 2 glassed lanais, wood floors, & more $599.9K


12B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Island Seniors At The Center 4 LifeMeet your friends and make some new at the Center 4 Life. Browse through the following activities, then stop by to sign up. iPad Class With instructor Ronda Seifer Walis. iPad Introduction: April 1 and 3. A session includes a Tuesday and Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. Cost is $60 per session for members and $90 per session for non-members. Class size limited to four. You must provide your own device. Whats Spreadsheet? Tuesday and Wednesday, April 8 and 9, 1 to 3 p.m. Have you worked with that green or yellow ledger paper? Now, the columns and rows are on the computer. They are useful to balance your checkbook, keep track of expenses or keep an address list. If have a spreadsheet program with Microsoft Works or Office, learn the basic ABCs. If you use email or word processing, you have the skill level to begin. Class size limited to six students. Cost is $60 for members and $90 for nonmembers. Coping with Life Series features guest speakers on various topics at the Center 4 Life, such as: The Memory Think Tank Friday, March 21 at 1:30 p.m. with Cindi Ryerson of Millennium Cognitive Caf. Get to know your brain, how you think and why you have senior moments. The lecture will describe the four types of forgetting and how you can move information from short term memory to long term memory. The presentation and handouts will give you several tips for better brain fitness. Experience a sampling of unique brain activities. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Page Turners with Ann Rodman To be on the Page Turners list, email or contact the Center 4 Life. On Wednesday, April 9 at 2:30 p.m., the featured book is Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. The story begins on a warm summer night in North Carthage, Missouri. It is Nick and Amy Dunnes fifth wedding anniversary. Amy disappears. Amys diary has revelations. Nick is oddly evasive. Is he really the killer? The book was on The New York Times best seller list for 45 weeks. AARP Safe Driving Classes Thursdays, March 20 and 27, 1 to 4 p.m. Classes have been moved to the Sanibel Recreation Center, 3880 SanibelCaptiva Road. Cost is $20 with a $5 discount for AARP members. Participants will be eligible for a discount on their auto insurance. Register by calling Ed Vander Hey at 292-4012. No membership required. Spring Training Baseball Limited tickets available, $20 for members, $28 for non-members. Boston Red Sox Stadium jetBlue Park, 11500 Fenway South Drive in Fort Myers. Saturday, March 29 at 1:05 p.m., Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins. Minnesota Twins Stadium Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress in Fort Myers. Friday, March 28 at 1:05 p.m., Minnesota Twins vs. Boston Red Sox. Games: Bridge Monday and Wednesday at 1 p.m. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Hand & Foot Tuesday at 1 p.m. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Canasta Tuesday at 1 p.m. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Prizes are awarded. Mahjongg Thursday at 1 p.m. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Prizes are awarded. Fitness Classes: Classes are available and all ages are welcome. Cost is $3.50 for members and $6 for non-members. Annual membership is $20. Sanibel Recreation Center members must show their membership cards to attend. Happy Hour Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. This class keeps your brain fit and your heart, lungs and muscles strong with a combination of aerobics and muscle conditioning exercises and balance. Hand weights, stretch cords and your body weight will be used. Class begins with a joke and ends with a positive thought for the day. Silvia Villanueva is the instructor. Essential Total Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Cardio, muscle strengthening and flexibility training with hand weights, stretch cords, chairs and stability balls. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Power Hour Fitness Tuesday and Thursday at 8 a.m. Hand weights, stretch cords, stability balls and mats are used. Improve core strength and balance. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Gentle Yoga Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper alignment and circulation. Mats are used to meet the needs of varying experience levels. Bring a towel. Kris Brown is the instructor. Chair Yoga Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. All exercises are done using a chair. Stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper alignment and circulation. Bring a towel. Kris Brown is the instructor. For more information on programs or to join Island Seniors, call 472-5743 or stop by 2401 Library Way. 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16B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Sanibel Island Golf ClubMen Play Two Best Net Ball FormatOn Saturday, March 15, the Mens League at Sanibel Island Golf Club played a two best net ball format. Each foursome plays regular golf and the best two net balls, with 80 percent of handicaps applied to determine net scores for each hole. The winners were Jim Mulka, Rene Lohser, Dick Professor Arnould and Jack Tukey with a score of 115. Mulka made some good chips and putts (in spite of a sore ankle). Lohser did not use his wedges when he got anywhere near the green. He used his putter and some of his putts were as much as 30 feet off the green and got close enough to the hole to sink the next putt. He even used his putter once out of a bunker for a par. Arnould had some very long drives to put him in position to be on the green in regulation. Tukey contributed a few pars which went on the score card as net birdies. In second place was the team of Buddy Long, Fred Zimmer, Bob Ritchlin and Dick Waterhouse with a score of 117. They all played very close to their handicaps and had several up and downs which helped their net scores. Ritchlin was his usual steady Eddy right down the middle and Zimmers long drives and Long and Waterhouses chips and putts made for a good team effort. In third place was the threesome of Tom Rathbone, Roger Cogswell and Guy Tober. They could not know their final score until they finished, and a blind draw was placed on their score card to determine which the two best net balls were. Their final score was 118. Winners Jack Tukey, Rene Lohser, Jim Mulka and Dick Arnould The Dunes Golf ClubClub Championship: Round 1The Dunes Womens Golf Association played round 1 of the club championship on Friday, March 14. The results were: Championship Flight (1) Karen Hendricks advances with a bye (4) June Muench advances with a bye (2) Jody Hawkins advances With a bye (3) Irmingard Markusch advances With a bye A Flight (1) Marlo Bamberger advances with a bye (4) Ann McDonald def (5) Ann Humphrey 3 and 2 (2) Gussie Blue def (7) Tonya Hochschild 7 and 5 (3) Sharon Hannon def (6) Nancy McConnell by forfeit B Flight (1) Linda DeFrancisco advances with a bye (4) Carol Brodersen def (5) Margaret Dwyer by forfeit (7) Lesley Simmons def (2) Maureen Rains 3 and 2 (6) Betsy Cox def (3) Mary Donovan 1 Up C Flight (1) Carol Curcuru advances with a bye (5) Lee Bogan def (4) Janice McNeal 1 Up (19 holes) (2) Doris DeWitt advances with a bye (6) Barbara Chappell def (3) Pat Wentling 2 and 1 The Dunes Golf ClubScrambleThe Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Mixed Golf on Sunday, March 16, was a two-person scramble. The results were: 1st Roger Blouin -21 Barbara Chappell Dave Blue Gussie Blue 2nd Felix Curcuru -21 Carol Curcuru Jerry Muench June Muench 3rd Hank Humphrey -18 Ann Humphrey Dick Hopkins Nancy Hopkins Closest to the pin: Nancy Greenberg, hole 2. The Dunes Golf ClubTwo Best Net Of 4The Dunes Mens Golf Association played a 2 Best Net of 4 tournament on Wednesday, March 12. Results were: 1st Tom Browning 108 Tom Shriner Tom Winkler Dan Alton 2nd Bill Swain 109 Howard Dwyer Pat McNeilus 3rd Noel Davis 110 Terry Finzen Wilf Mannion Dennis Riemer The Dunes Golf ClubLow Net GameThe Dunes Womens Golf Association played an individual low net tournament on March 14. The results were: Flight 1 1st Ann Frymoyer 65 2nd Grethe Christensen 66 3rd June Muench 67 Flight 2 1st Noel Barbee 67 tie 1st Ann McCarthy 67 tie 3rd Jana Stone 72 Chip-ins Mary Donovan #6 Birdies June Muench #15 Sharon Hannon #6 To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Spacious living areas Breakfast nook Enclosed lanai 2 car garage Freshly painted Lots of extra storage New carpet Lake views $488,000.00 G.G. Robideau Broker-Associate (239) 940.7878 Sanibel Lake Front Home VIP Realty Group, Inc. 1560 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 (239) 472.5187 CLIP AND SAVELooking for a Property Watch Service?Call me, Lets schedule an interviewNo Job Too Big or Too SmallLong-time Island Resident and BusinessmanSan-Cap Property Watch Service239-210-8893References Available


17B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 SCCF Tennis Tournament ReturningThe 22nd annual SCCF Tennis Tournament will take place at The Dunes on April 5 and 6. Tournament founder Lucas Century and tournament organizer Lisa Cochrane will be on hand to greet attendees. Throughout the weekend, spectators, players and tournament sponsors will be bidding on silent auction and raffle prizes. Raffle prizes include a Lucas Century glass piece and a $500 gift certificate to Lily & Co. Jewelers. Spectators are welcome to the Courtside Happy Hour and Pro-Exhibition Match on Saturday, April 5 starting at 5 p.m. Sign up for play at The Dunes or call SCCF at 472-2329 for raffle tickets or to become a sponsor. You do not need to be present to win. Lisa Cochrane and Lucas Century Sanibel Girls On Winning TeamLander Peck and Meagen Brown, 7th graders at The Sanibel School, are on the Lee County Strikers U13 Soccer Team. Over the last few weeks their team went 5-0 to win the Southwest Florida Region C Dividison 1 Championship beating the best teams from North Tampa to Naples. Their team will now advance to a statewide tournament, The Presidents Cup on April 5 and 6. Lander Peck and Meagen Brown n 239-464-2984n n Sundial SelectionGulf front complex w/pools, tennis, on-site rentalsUnit D304 $339,000 1 BR/1BA, Furnished Unit Q202 $739,000 2 BR/2BA w/den, Gulf ViewUnit O307 $975,000 2 BR/2 BA w/den, Gulf Front Pointe Santo Best BuysPopular Gulf front complex w/ weekly rentals Beach frontage, pool, hot tub, tennisUnit B25 $749,000 2BR/2BA, Furnished Unit A2 $898,500 2BR/2BA, Furnished Gulf Front 3 BR Unit at High Tide3 BR/2.5 BA, remodeled corner unit Panoramic Gulf views, on prestigious West Gulf Dr. Stone ooring, granite counters, recessed lighting$1,299,000 Rare to the Market; Anglers Key4 BR/3BA in low density Gulf front complex 180 degree Gulf views, glass enclosed lanai One of the largest oor plans for Sanibel condos$1,699,000 Luxury Penthouse Condo On East EndSpacious 2800 Sqft. 3 BR/3 BA + den Private garage and cabana, rooftop sundeck Fireplace, hurricane shutters, wet bar & built in grill on lanai$2,499,000 Desirable Wedgewood PenthouseSpacious 3 BR/3.5 BA + den, laundry Beautiful Gulf views over brick paved pool Rooftop sundeck overlooking the Gulf$1,369,000 Best of Loggerhead Cay 5 Units Available We have the best units currently available at Loggerhead Cay. All have 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. Community highlights include well maintained grounds, large pool, tennis, clubhouse, on-site management, weekly rentals, and pet friendly.Unit 451 $492,500 Upgraded kitchen, great location Unit 453 $519,000 Corner lanai, vaulted ceilings, Gulf views Unit 574 $565,000 Great location & lowest priced unit in bldg. 5 Unit 351 $548,000 Remodeled kitchen, Gulf views over courtyard Unit 373 $559,000 Beautifully remodeled with Gulf views


18B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Baseballs New Challenge Rule Will Be Big Test For Teams Video Directorsby Ed FrankBuried in the caverns of most major league baseball stadiums is the teams video director a vital link to the teams success but someone you seldom see or hear about. This season, however, with baseballs new challenge system taking effect, the video directors role takes on significant new pressure-packed importance. We had the opportunity to discuss the job with Sean Harlin, the video director for the Minnesota Twins, who is beginning his ninth year in this position and someone we honestly hadnt seen in all those years since he was promoted from manager of media relations. He moved into the job just as the digital age was taking over along with sophisticated new software and computers. Charting every pitch through an elaborate system of computers, Harlin provides a valuable tool of instant information to players and coaches throughout every game. But what many dont understand is the fact that video is valuable for teaching, scouting and training purposes, he said. At the Twins new state-of-the art Target Field, Harlin has seven cameras positioned throughout the stadium feeding video into his computer-banked headquarters that is located just behind the Twins dugout. This is in addition to the main TV network feed. On the road, he packs a transportable video system that provides the team with the needed input. Harlin explained that the video age has also moved to the minor league level. The Twins minor league complex adjacent to Hammond Stadium has a new video room, and instant video review also is now provided for their Double-A and Triple A farm teams. Harlins responsibilities, along with those of the major leagues other 29 video directors, will become vastly more important when the 2014 season begins at the end of the March and the new instantreplay challenge system takes effect. Under the new rule, a manager is allowed one challenge over the first six innings of a game and two additional challenges from the seventh inning to the end of the game .A manager who wins a challenge retains the challenge, but a challenge not used in the first six innings cannot be carried over. Calls challenged will be reviewed by a major league umpire crew in a New York headquarters who will make a final ruling. Balls and strikes cannot be challenged and there are limitations on other plays that can be reviewed. Obviously, there must be rapid-fire communication between Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire and Harlin regarding a challenge. On every close play there must be due diligence and I must make the best decision I can, Harlin said. It will be for sure to challenge, not sure or too close to call, he added. And the decisions must be made almost instantaneously as the new instant-replay rule does not allow stalling to make a decision.continued on page 29B Sean Harlin THE LEE COAST CHAPTER OF THE MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA IS SPONSORINGThe BOB JANES MEMORIAL GOLF OUTINGWEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014To Bene tWounded Warriors, their Families, and other Veterans in NeedFour Person Scramble at Shell Points Platinum 18-Hole Championship Golf CourseHonorary Chairman Rear Admiral Thomas F. Hall, USN (Ret)Former Chief of Naval Reserve, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve A airs, and Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Manpower and ReadinessThis event, honoring the former Mayor of Sanibel, Lee County Commissioner, and rst President of this chapter, will be hosted by Shell Point Golf Club Head Professional Gary Keating. A light breakfast will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, followed at 8:00 a.m. by the 18-Hole Four Person Scramble. Lunch will be provided at the conclusion of play, where winners will be announced and prizes awarded. The $125 entry fee includes 18 holes of golf plus cart, player gift bag, a light breakfast and lunch. The Lee Coast Chapter MOAA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with IRS Tax Number 260156596. Letters documenting that portion of the entry fee as a charitable donation will be mailed out following the Outing.To Sign Up, contact Entries Chairman John Bathke at (651) 503-8893 Wendy Humphrey Gulf Shores Beach and Bayou: Colorful artists home short stroll from beach access. 4 bed 3 bath plus office /media room and pool. Beach and Wildlife: Watch tropical birds soar over Gulf waters from this 2 bed 2 bath penthouse condo bordering preservation land. For more information call Wendy Humphrey Independent Broker/Owner specializing in island properties for more than 20 years and working just for you (239) 851-2301 E-mail: $749,000 $599,000 2 b s do nd. ord d 2 deri ba ing th


239.472.3355949 Sand Castle Rd., Sanibel, FL 33957 Your Island. Your Club Come See Whats Happening at Your Club... JOIN NOW AND NEW MEMBERS SAVE UP TO $1000 For Reservations, call 239.472.3355 and visit for more information. e Dunes announces its brand new Spring Golf Rates. Only $109 for 18 holes of golf, $99 Early Bird Special if you play before 8:30am and only $70 Twilight Special if you play after 3:45pm. Become a Full Club member and pay only $23 everyday or even become a Social and Sports Member and pay only $45 on the weekend and $23 at Twilight.COME OUT AND PLAY PLAY 18 HOLES BEFORE 8:30AM FOR ONLY $99On Friday, March 7th and Saturday, March 8th, the Dunes Mens Golf Association and Sanibel Island Golf Club faced o in our annual match. is years format was 2 man scramble match play with total 2 day points crowning a victor. e years total was 231 points for e Dunes to 201 points for Sanibel Island Golf Club. It was a great 2 day event with fun had by all. e common theme was how much fun everyone had with friends from across the island. Dunes Trivia Winners, e Foss, Voss, Shriner and Schoen couples celebrate their victory ursday, 3/27TEAM TRIVIA NIGHT 6pm Teams of 6-8 compete for Dunes Victory with Challenging questions and team wages. Tuesday, 3/25OPEN BRIDGE NIGHT 7pm Connect with fellow bridge members in an evening over a fun and casual bridge night. Sunday, 3/23THE DUNES SUNDAY MIXED GOLF, 18 and 9 Holes 1pm & 4pm, Dinner at 6pm Come out and play 18 or 9 holes of golf and nish with e Dunes fabulous backyard barbeque.**JUNIOR MEMBERS PLAY FREE EVERY WEEKEND** Friday, 3/28DUNE GOLF SANCAP SCRAMBLE 5:30pmNine holes of golf followed by a sunset dinner bu et. 19B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014


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.w Tess Nader at The Great White Grill RESTAURANTS CIPS PLACE Cips Place is named for the late Jimmy Cipriani, a longtime islander and owner of the property on which the restaurant sits. Jimmy always made time for a good conversation, good company and great food. In Jimmys memory, Cips styles itself as a local watering hole. A mural that takes up an entire wall shows lots of islanders through the ages including Cip and if you dont recognize them all, ask to see the key. Food choices range from comfort to culinary with some Caribbean and island favorites as well. And do try the home-made potato chips, the fried buttermilk chicken with sage gravy and the snapper tacos. Choose between the outdoor garden patio or front porch. Indoor seating and full bar are also available. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily with happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Chips Sanibel Steakhouse has many great options for locals and tourists alike. It is open seven nights a week with daily happy hour from 5 to 6 p.m., featuring two-for-one drinks and $4.95 appetizers. For early diners, theres a three-course prix fixe menu for $35 including a cocktail. In addition to an updated wine list, seasonal house-infused liquors such as strawberry-jalapeo tequila, blood orange vodka and cucumber gin are available. The menu features steaks and seafood, including a six-ounce filet mignon topped with jumbo lump crabmeat finished with Hollandaise and served with of asparagus and choice of potato; Parmesan-crusted seabass served with mushroom risotto and finished with a creamy dill sauce. Save room for dessert though, because whether you are a chocolate lover or Key lime pie fan, Chips has something for every sweet tooth. CHIPS SANIBEL STEAKHOUSE 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. ISLAND FAREDine Your Way Around Sanibel And Captiva With Anne MitchellFor more information, check out our advertisers in this week's Island Sun THE DUNES RESTAURANT You may not be aware that the restaurant at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club on Sanibel is open to the public for lunch and dinner. The clubhouse offers great views of the lush greens and fairways and the sunsets are spectacular. Theres a new gourmet chef on board, a brand new lunch menu and sunset dinner specials every night. In addition, there are comedy nights, wine dinners, trivia nights, murder mysyteries and Name that Tune. CROW'S NEST AT TWEEN WATERS 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 on Mondays and Thursdays and is a popular venue for live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays. There is a nightly happy hour. DOC 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. 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. IL CIELOChef Neil Griffin and his team are reinventing Il Cielo to bring diners creative American cuisine and internationally inspired specials in an upscale casual atmosphere. From locally caught fish, American lamb and grass-finished beef to farm fresh organic produce, there is a thoughtfully-prepared dish on the menu for everyone. Visit us to see whats new at Il Cielo.. 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 offers happy hour pricing on a special appetizer of the day as well as beer and wine by the glass from 4 to 6 p.m. daily. The menu stretches from fresh salads, homemade soups and grilled black Angus burgers to pasta, steaks and fresh seafood. A must-have is the signature dish of the house, bouillabaisse, a medley of six seafoods prepared in a light broth of fresh aromatic herbs. All meals focus on fresh seasonal ingredients. You can sit under the market umbrellas on the pet-friendly patio or inside the quaint and casual dining room. The grill is open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Reservations appreciated and carry out orders are welcome. GEORGE & WENDY'S SEAFOOD GRILLEGeorge & Wendys Seafood Grille features live music Fridays and Saturdays and Karaoke on Thursdays. Specials include prime rib on Tuesdays for $18, snow crab legs on Wednesdays for $18, and Friday night fish fry, $15. Happy hour is celebrated from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The full bar has an extensive wine list, 20 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. 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. BENNETTS FRESH ROAST Bennetts Fresh Roast has prided itself on its fresh-from-scratch doughnuts made daily and serving fresh roasted coffee from the finest beans resulting in the most flavorful and freshest cup of coffee around. Bennetts also offers fresh desserts including praline bread pudding, lemon bars and pies and packaged whole bean or ground coffees, breakfast muffins, oatmeal and breakfast sandwiches. On the weekends, Bennetts Strata, a layered baked breakfast dish, is a regular sellout. Tea lovers can choose from a large variety of Harney & Sons Fine Teas. Lunch offerings including paninis, soups, sandwiches, three signature salads and Bennetts Chicken & Donut and Donut Dog. 20B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014


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. continued on page 22B21B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 MATZALUNA ITALIAN KITCHENIn the mood for pizza? Matzaluna Italian Kitchen has a wood-fired oven to bake authentic pizzas, including gluten-free ones. 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 marketlike setting. Gluten-free pizza is also available. Matzaluna recently added craft beers on tap. On Wine Wednesdays, every bottle priced $25 and over will be discounted by $8 all evening. Hours are 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. daily and happy hour is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. 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. 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 MUCKY DUCK The Mucky Duck may well be the most famous restaurant on the islands due to its longevity and quirky name. Then theres the fabulous sunsets. Patrons gladly wait on the beach for tables this place draws crowds sipping cocktails and beverages until they can take their seats. Reservations are not accepted. The Duck is open for lunch and dinner, serving fresh seafood, pub-style food, sandwiches, steaks and other items. 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 INNOver Easy Caf is a pet-friendly place with indoor and outdoor dining for breakfast and lunch. The covered patio is a popular spot. Choose from 22 different Eggs Benedict, scramblers and omelettes, 11 pancakes and French toast choices, 15 egg specialties and wraps, eight salads and 26 sandwiches and burgers, plus baked goods. Beer and wine is available. Breakfast is served all day. Summer hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. OVER EASY CAF 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 and outdoor seating is available. POCOLOCO Need a pick-me-up? Looking for some downtime? Either way, your best bet is PocoLoco on the tropical courtyard at Jerry's Center. Indoors or out you will savor gourmet coffee, tea, signature sandwiches, pastries, or a cone of the region's most popular ice cream, Love Boat. PocoLoco is the Sanibel source for this ice cream and always features a couple dozen delicious favors. Stop by, sit in the sunshine and chatter with six cheerful parrots for a unique and memorable experience. IL 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 (The Treasure) serves dinner seven nights a week from 5 to 10 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. Breakfast is served between 7 and 11 a.m. Hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. JACARANDAThe Jacaranda Restaurant & Patio Lounge is a Sanibel mainstay. with a reputation for fine seafood and steaks. Dinner is served year round and starting Tuesday, November 12, the Jacaranda will be serving lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. You can eat inside or outside on the pretty patio with its fairy lights and tropical vegetation. The Jac Bar with its live music nightly is the unofficial HQ for Sanibels social scene. The patio lounge menu includes a selection of happy apps for $5.95 and half price drinks during happy hour, 5 to 7 p.m. There is also a raw bar. Read us online at Phone: (239)489.0442 Email: www.gregweglarz.comState Certi ed General Contractor License # CGC A05420One Builder Serving Sanibel & Captiva for over 35 years Custom Residential Construction Remodeling Projects Design Team with Construction Drawings Plans Through Completion of Project ISLAND INSURANCE SERVICE Kathleen Papaleo President Susan Barnes Personal Lines 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel, FL (239) 472-3022 Have an insurance question? Call our office today for a new Auto quote. Trish Barbone Agent Mark OBrien Owner/Agent We are HERE for all your insurance needs Call our office today for a new Auto quote. 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From page 21BRestaurants22B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 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. 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 is indoor seating as well as outdoor tables shaded with umbrellas, and free wi-fi. SANIBEL DELI & COFFEE FACTORY SANIBEL GRILLThe Sanibel Grill has 19 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. SANIBEL SPROUTThe Sanibel Sprout is the place to go for organic, vegetarian, gluten-free take-out. All food is prepared by The Sprouts own vegan gourmet chef Nikki. To complement the food, The Sprout features an organic, sugar-free and dairy-free juice and smoothie bar. Favorite dishes include Vegan Lasagna, Mexican Salad, Zucchini Pesto Pasta, Indian Curry, Quinoa Salad and Untuna Sanwiches. Desserts include Lemonylicious Tart, Fresh Berries with Cashew Creme, Raspberry Cacao Truffles, gluten-free brownies and The Sprouts popular Sproutaccino Smoothie. Last but not least, theres always good coffee and a pot of tasty soup. Healthy Happy Hour is Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m., when juices and smoothies are half price. Talk to Chef Nikki about her 30-Day Vegan Challenge, for weight loss, optimal health or just a month of no cooking. SUNDIAL BEACH RESORT & SPASundial Beach Resort has undergone a $5 million renovation and is celebrating its first winter season open to the public in five years with three new restaurants and a new chef specializing in fresh gulf seafood and other culinary creations. Diners may choose from Waterview for an elegant dinner or the more casual Sea Breeze Caf. Both have panoramic beach and gulf views. A specialty is the Clay Pot Baked Mediterranean Gulf Grouper. Sea Breeze Caf features al fresco dining with an all-day menu served from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. or theres a gulf view dining experience in Waterview from 5 to 10 p.m. At Turtles Beach & Pool Bar, diners can choose from menu selections from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. An all-you-can-eat poolside barbecue buffet is available every Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. There is entertainment in Sea Breeze Caf from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for Margarita Monday and Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. and at Turtles Beach & Pool Bar every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. There are two happy hours daily: Turtles from 3 to 5 p.m. and Sea Breeze Caf from 5 to 7 p.m. with appetizers from $3 to $8 and beverages from $3 to $5. 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. 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. TRADERS STORE & CAFETraders 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. ZEBRA FROZEN YOGURTThis bold and bright cafe/store offers a variety of frozen yogurt flavors try the caramel sea salt pretzel with more than 50 toppings such as strawberries, blueberries, chopped candy and sprinkles. Other offerings include milk shakes, smoothies and frappes. Zebra has indoor and outdoor seating. The store recently added frozen yogurt to go, by the pint and quart. SANIBEL CAFEThis longtime Sanibel restaurant specializes in island-style cooking in its open air kitchen. Patrons love the unique tables, which are fashioned from fossil seashells displayed in beautiful patterns in handmade shadow boxes. Home-made jams are popular. The caf is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for breakfast and lunch. In the winter season, dinner is served Monday through Saturday, 4:30 to 8 p.m. 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 $15 daily before 5:30 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.) Breakfast 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. To advertise in the Island Sun call 395-1213 LAWN SPRINKLERS RAIN SENSORSSMALL REPAIRS SERVICE CONTRACTS INSTALLATIONSISLAND RESIDENT239-395-0419Lee County Lic. # LS04-01903 Sanibel Lic. # S2-11946 Paul Harris9421 Moonlight Drive Sanibel, FL 33957 Flash Mob Surprises Shoppers At Jerrys MarketOn March 14, Jerrys Market was the site of the latest Sanibel flash mob, with more than a dozen tap dancers called Bobbys Step Kids surprising customers with an impromptu performance in the front of the store. Following their showcase, the entire troupe took a bow to a warm applause. Led by dance instructor Bobby Logue, participating tappers included Esta Berger, Joan Conroy, James Davis, Barbara Egan, Nancy Goodwin, Jeanne Hamilton, Lyn Humphrey, Joe La Motta, Sandy Nelson, Ann Packman, Lynn Quigley, Joyce Rice, Laurel Rosen, Judy Rubin, Pat Santucci, My St. John and Trudi Williams. Dance instructor Bobby Logue, center, leads his dancers in a flash mob performance at Jerrys Market photo by Jeff Lysiak


The Jacaranda has entertainment nightly. On Friday and Saturday, various artists are featured starting at 8:30 p.m. Weekdays, music is from 7 to 11 p.m. On Monday, its Renata, playing jazz, contemporary music and dance; Tuesday, David Christian, funk, pop and top s; Wednesday, Trevor, with contemporary top s and reggae; Thursday, Malibu Duo, contemporary, reggae and dance; Sunday, Jamaica Dave & Co., reggae and dance. George & Wendys Seafood Grille has rock music tonight, Friday, by The John Allender Band. Saturday its Robby Hutto, guitar and vocals. Sunday Jazz Brunch is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with live jazz from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday is Hospitality Night with happy hour pricing from 8 p.m. to close. Tuesday is open mic night. Cruzan Vibes will be entertaining with reggae music Wednesday. 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, Joe McCormick and friends with classic R&B, dance and disco sounds of the 70s and contemporary dance music hits; Saturday, smooth music and dancing with Joe McCormick and Marvilla Marzan; Sunday, Dusk Duo with Dean & Kathy Winkleman on piano, guitar and vocals; Monday, St. Patricks Day Party with Joe McCormick and Marvilla Marzan; Monday, Mike Arnone aka The Jersey Kid, pop pianist and vocalist performing everything from The Rat Pack to Mo-Town; Tuesday, Woody Brubaker on piano, saxophone, and vocals accompanied by Barbara Smith; Wednesday, Jazz Night! with vocalist Paul Ventura, joined by Father Al & the Jazz Congregation; Thursday, Pianoman Joe McCormick. Live entertainment starts at 7 p.m. 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 will feature Bad Banditos Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Taylor Stokes Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Crab races take place Mondays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. for families and 9 p.m. for adults. The Mucky Duck on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, features music by Mark Dupuy on Mondays; Rich Lancaster, Wednesdays; Gene Federico, Thursdays and Saturdays; and Bu ckeye K en, Fridays. Sea Breeze Cafe at Sundial Beach Resort features the Danny Morgan Band Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m. and on Margarita Mondays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. There is also live entertainment on Saturdays from 7 to 10 p.m. 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, Bu ckeye 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. Restaurant owners/managers, please email or fax any changes to your entertainment schedule to or 395-2299. 23B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Cruzan Vibes reggae band will be playing at George & Wendys Seafood Grille on Wednesday LIVE ON THE ISLANDS Site Visitation Landscape Design Installation Delivery Monthly Maintenance300 CENTER ROAD FORT MYERS FL 33907239.939.9663 www.NoLawn.comOpen Mon Sat 9am to 5pm, Sun 10am to 3pmGET REAL: GO NATIVE!WE CARRY THOUSANDS OF NATIVE WILDFLOWERS, TREES, SHRUBS, VINES, GRASSES & AQUATIC PLANTS 20% OFFEVERYTHINGthrough December CROW Appreciates Baileys Produce Kat McDonough, left, senior rehabilitator at CROW, presents a certificate of appreciation to Mead Bailey, co-general manager of Baileys General Store, to thank Baileys for their generosity in donating large quantities of fresh produce for the patients at the wildlife hospital. Members of Baileys team are from left: Kathy Laura, Baillie Johnson, Lindsey Nix, Nate Marlowe and Bob Tobicash.

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BORN THIS WEEK: You have a natural gift for attracting new friends, who are drawn to your unabashed love of what life should be all about. On March 30, 1775, hoping to keep the New England colonies dependent on the British, King George III endorses the New England Restraining Act. The Act required New England colonies to trade exclusively with Great Britain. An additional rule would come into effect banning colonists from fishing in the North Atlantic. On March 28, 1814, the funeral of Guillotin, namesake of the infamous execution device, takes place outside of Paris. When first used, the crowds seemed to miss the gallows, but the guillotine quickly caught on. The device symbolized equality, as it was used on both commoners and the nobility alike. On March 27, 1912, in Washington, D.C., Helen Taft, wife of President William Taft, and the Viscountess Chinda, wife of the Japanese ambassador, plant two Yoshina cherry trees on the northern bank of the Potomac River. The event was held in celebration of a gift by the Japanese government of 3,020 cherry trees to the United States. On March 26, 1920, This Side of Paradise is published, immediately launching 23-year-old F. Scott Fitzgerald to fame and fortune. While in Europe, Fitzgerald finished his masterpiece The Great Gatsby (1925). He also published dozens of short stories in his lifetime. On March 24, 1958, Elvis Presley is inducted into the U.S. Army after being granted a two-month deferment to finish his third movie, King Creole. While stationed in Germany, Presley met his future wife, 14-year-old Priscilla Beaulieu. On March 29, 1971, Lt. William L. Calley is found guilty of premeditated murder at My Lai by a U.S. Army court-martial. Calley, an infantry platoon leader, had led his men in a massacre of hundreds of Vietnamese civilians, including women and children, in 1968. On March 25, 1983, during filming of the television special Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever, Diana Ross, formerly of the Supremes, shoved singer Mary Wilson out of the spotlight. It later had to be edited out. Smokey Robinson stepped in onstage to keep between the two warring Supremes. It was President John F. Kennedy who made the following sage observation: Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. If youre planning a trip to Kentucky anytime soon, youd better keep a close rein on your interactions with strangers. It seems that flirting there is illegal and could get you 30 days in jail. If youre like me, social situations can be a nightmare of trying -and usually failing -to remember the names of all your new acquaintances. The next time you find yourself struggling to name the person youre conversing with, you can always segue into this interesting tidbit: The inability to remember names is technically known as anomia. Those who study such things claim that more Jell-O is eaten in Utah than anywhere else in the world. W.H. Auden was already a celebrated poet when he left Great Britain for America in 1939. His admirers on the other side of the Atlantic, therefore, may have been surprised that when he arrived in the U.S. he moved into a run-down house in Brooklyn Heights with roommates ranging from novelist Carson McCullers to composer Benjamin Britten to stripper Gypsy Rose Lee. The state of Colorado is named (unsurprisingly) after the Colorado River. In Spanish the word means reddish, a reference to the appearance of the water in some places. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 21 percent of all people living in America speak a language other than English at home. While Spanish is the most frequently spoken after English, several Chinese languages, Korean, Tagalog, Vietnamese and German are each spoken in more than a million households across the country. Dogma is the sacrifice of wisdom to consistency. -Lewis Perelman THIS WEEK IN HISTORY THOUGHT FOR THE DAY STRANGE BUT TRUE


27B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014Key West Bike Ride Gives Aid To Youth MinistryKey West Bike Ride: To The Ends Of The Earth or at least Florida is a 300-mile cycling and running journey from Fort Myers to Key West in support of Christian-based youth ministry around the globe. It is a cause Bike Bistro owner Steve Martin supports in many ways. Martin generously provided gift bags for the KWBRs eight ride-leaders that contained a Bike Bistro T-shirt and some its custom-blended, locally-roasted java complete with a mug, among other surprises. Additionally, he supported his new bicycle mechanic Chris Griffiths participation in the ride. We stayed at five different churches over the five nights (March 1 to 6), Griffith said. There was such an outpour of donations and support that made it a phenomenal experience. While the 2014 KWBR started rough, with strong head winds and a couple of minor accidents, riders and runners encountered a smoother journey once in Longboat Key. Griffith, as the designated bike mechanic, would get up early and stay up late to repair bicycles. It was my gift to them, he said. The KWBR began in 2011 with an idea by Aaron Arnold, executive director of YouthHOPE in Fort Myers, who learned there was a need for bicycles to reach youth in Bulgaria. He shared the story and his vision with then-new-hire Justin Hanneken, a recent transplant from Maryland. I had zero interest in cycling and knew no one in the area, said Hanneken, who felt compelled to help with the problem. I cold-called youth pastors and pitched the Key West Bike Ride idea. It started with three or four who were interested, which turned into 10 to 12 by the end. The 2012 inaugural ride raised more than $7,000 for Bulgarian youth to have bicycles, helmets and even tents. That ride also became the catalyst to True Horizons, a youth foundation in Bulgaria. In the summer of the same year, YouthHOPE sent a team of college-age interns to Bulgaria to work with the youth alongside True Horizons. The ministry continues to provide outdoor adventure experiences for the 4,500 youth of Velingrad. We dont just invest funds; we invest in lives, said Henneken. The 2014 KWBR raised funds and awareness for youth in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where there are 18 hostels in which youth from nearby rural villages have come to get an education. The hostels currently have a ratio of 50 youths to one adult, explained Hanneken, who is planning a two-week mission trip to Thailand and India with his wife, Karena. Our partners visit those hostels to provide tutoring and body image seminars, as well as play basketball with the young people. The KWBR has grown from 13 cyclists and runners to 44 cyclists, 10 runners and 16 support staff. This year, it raised more than $61,000 for the Thailand youth ministry through the efforts of its participants and generosity of its sponsors. In addition to Bike Bistro, sponsorship included the independent Christian band, Willet, which uses its stage to raise awareness and funds for global missions, as well as Fort Myers Schwinn, Shift Church in Gainesville, Florida, and Arkansas-based Twice Born Design. This is a project we believe in, added Hanneken. It is more than just a fundraiser; it is about raising awareness and educating youth to prevent human trafficking. The 2015 KWBR will be in honor of India. Anyone who would like to get involved in this cause can visit for more information. This ride touched my heart and it brought about a new chapter in my life, said Griffith. My gratitude goes out to my boss (Steve Martin), who supported me and this cause. Griffith can be found working the service bench at Bike Bistro, which is located in Sanibel Beach Place along Summerlin Road, just across the bridge from Sanibel Island. The Journey Lovers Group prepares for the days ride on the five-night Key West Bike Ride that supports Christian-based youth ministry across the globe. There were 44 cyclists in the 3rd annual ride, which raised more than $60,000 for youth in Thailand. Bike Bistro bicycle mechanic Chris Griffith takes his skills and knowledge to the Key West Bike Ride: To The Ends Of The Earth, a 300-mile cycling and running journey held March 1 to 6. Griffith used his skills to repair bicycles on the ride. Janie Howland, Realtor VIP Realty Group Cell 239-850-6419 Elegant 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath pool home on the 5th fairway of the old Beachview Golf Club. Travertine and wood oors, high ceilings, wine closet, gas replace, storm impact windows and doors and more. Please call for more information! $1,099,000SANIBEL ISLAND GOLF CLUB AT BEACHVIEW COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES


28B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 SPORTS QUIZ 1. In 2012, Oaklands Yoenis Cespedes set a team record for most home runs by a first-year player (23). Who had held the mark? 2. Name the last major-leaguer to play for all three New York-based teams (Dodgers, Giants, Yankees). 3. Who held the record for most career touchdowns in Division I college football before Wisconsins Montee Ball broke it with 83 in 2012. 4. How many Atlantic Division titles did the Boston Celtics win during Doc Rivers nine-season tenure as head coach (2004-13)? 5. In 2013, Teemu Selanne became the third European-born player to be in 1,400 career NHL games. Who are the first two? 6. Name the two drivers who hold the Formula One record for most victories in a season (13). 7. In tennis Open Era, who holds the record for most consecutive aces in an ATP match? ANSWERS 1. Bob Johnson (1933) and Mitchell Page (1977), with 21 each. 2. Pitcher Sal Maglie (New York Giants, 1945, ; Brooklyn Dodgers, -; and New York Yankees, -). 3. Travis Prentice had 78 for the University of Miami (OH) (1996-99). 4. Six. 5. Nicklas Lidstrom and Jaromir Jagr. 6. Michael Schumacher (2004) and Sebastian Vettel (2013). 7. Sam Querrey hit 10 consecutive aces against James Blake in 2007. 239.565.1712www.RonSmiley.comDistinctive Homes and CondosCall Ron Smiley w BEAUTIFUL LOGGERHEAD CAY CONDO, A TRANSFORMED, WALKOUT SPECTACULAR. Gutted and redone by Cook & Son in the summer of 2011. Over $55,000 in renovations, which included all new kitchen and appliances, bathrooms, bedrooms and new furniture. Diagonal matching tile throughout the condo and lanai. Walk out the condo to the beach path without steps or elevators to contend with. Wind resistant windows and sliders. Building was re-piped and new pavers replaced the asphalt. ASKING ONLY $495,000Ron Smiley, Realtor, ABR, AHWD, e-Pro, GRI, SCIS, 1031 Our email address is Sanibel 8-Ball Pool LeagueBetter Late Than NeverLast place Fresh Legion Crew waited until the last night of the season to show the rest of the league that they will be a force to be reckoned with next year as they obliterated second place Odd Balls 16-0. It was the first whitewash of the season. Posting 4-0 records for the Legion Crew were Becky Skog, Gator Gates, Chip Gelpi and Tom Yorgey. When asked why his team had fared so poorly, Odd Ball Captain Kip Buntrock stated, It just seemed that they never showed up to play or perhaps it was the green beer. Rich Ennis and Terry Ricotta went 4-0 in the Ball Buster/Sanibel Caf match and the 12-4 win knocked the Caf guys into fourth place for the season. Sandycappers captured third place on the strength of an 11-5 win over Island Lifers. Jeff Brown was flawless and produced another 4-0 evening for continued on page 29B StandingTeam Name WonLost FirstBunts Ball Busters 253115 SecondOdd Balls 202166 ThirdSandycappers 193175 FourthSanibel Caf 189179 FifthIsland Lifers 140228 SixthFresh Legion Crew 12241SANIBEL 8-BALL POOL LEAGUE 2014 Standings through March 17, 2014 March 17 Results Fresh Legion Crew16Odd Balls 0 Bunts Ball Busters12Sanibel Caf 4 Sandycappers 11Island Lifers 5 n 239-464-2984n n OPEN HOUSE MARCH 25TH 1-3PM909 Lindgren Boulevard Shell Harbor Canal HomeThis 2005 elevated home built on one of the largest corner lots in Shell Harbor cleverly takes advantage of long Southern and Western canal views and provides amazing privacy. The home distances itself from all neighbors and uses screening of mature native vegetation while affording water views from all living areas. Solid construction by respected local builder Daniel Wayne Homes, utilizing 10" pilings and featuring weather protection throughout; raised seam metal roo ng; hurricane high impact tinted low-E glass windows and pocket sliders [upper and lower oors] providing low insurance rates. This surprisingly private compound is located less than 5 minutes to the Causeway on/off Island and is one block to the Private Beach Access and The Gulf. Enjoy beautiful sunsets from the large elevated deck over the caged Pebble Tech spa and lap pool. Ample room for a boat dock of your design on this broad canal intersection.$1,199,999


29B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 From page 28BSanibel 8-Ball Poolhis Sandycapper team. The leagues year-end Singles Tournament is set for Monday night, March 24, at 5 p.m., at Legion Post 123. The 23 players competing for $460 in prize money are: Tom Walters, Bob Buntrock, John Riegert, Kevin Pottorf, Terry Ricotta, Gator Gates, Matt Hall, Rich McCurry, Rich Ennis, Jeff Brown, Doc Lubinski, Jack Dalton, Joe Mason, Kip Johnson, Jack Cunningham, Jimbo Gaubatz, Dave Doane, Becky Skog, Pete Mindel, John Earle, Randy Carson, Tom Yorgey and Chip Gelpi. From page 18BBaseballs New Challenge RuleHarlin said that a successful challenge could be the difference in a game, but in actuality there are few mistakes made by umpires. After all, were dealing with professional umpires. He said a study showed that umpire errors are made in less than one out of six games so he does not feel the new challenge rule will greatly alter the length of games. A criticism of baseball has been the length of games so the new review program is designed to provide decisions within two minutes. As the new season dawns in little more than a week, it opens with an important new area or responsibility for Harlin, a 23-year veteran in the Twins organization. But he has the training, experience and decision-making background to meet challenges of the new challenge rule. Colorful 5K Run To Benefit Food Chapin BankThe Color Vibe, a 5K fun run company, is hosting the Fort Myers Color Vibe 5K for people of all ages on Saturday, March 22 at the Lee Civic Center, 11831 Bayshore Road in North Fort Myers. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to support the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. Throughout the course, participants run, walk or dance their way through color stations, where vibrant colors tie-dye white outfits and costumes. Following the run, there will be a dance party hosted by a professional sound crew and disc jockey. As Color Vibes website states, You are the canvas, and when youre finished with this 5K run youll be an exciting and vivid masterpiece. The Color Vibe 5K is full of inspirational stories of runners and non-runners alike coming together to share a life experience, accomplish fitness goals and become rainbow junkies, said Taylor Spencer, Color Vibe race director. We do not time our 5K fun runs so every participant can take their time getting colored. Runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. Registration is $45 before Friday, March 21 and $50 the day of the race, if it is not sold out. Race packets can be picked up between noon and 6 p.m. Friday, March 21 or at the 7 a.m. start Saturday, March 22. The race will begin at 9 a.m. and there will be a finish line party. Children seven and younger can participate for free. For more information and registration, go to www. thecolorvibe. com or email support@thecolorvibe. com The Color Vibe uses a cornstarch based colored powder to tie-dye participants. The colored powder is made from food-grade quality cornstarch using an advanced manufacturing process custom developed for the Color Vibe Race Series. Its non-toxic and biodegradable. It also washes out easily from skin and hair. Fan Appreciation Night With The EverbladesSanibel Night with the Everblades is Saturday, April 12. Game time is 7 p.m., Everblades vs. the Greenville Road Warriors at Germain Arena. This is the last game of the regular season and it will have playoff seeding implications. Tickets are $22 for adults or children. Purchase your tickets at the Sanibel Recreation Center by Wednesday, April 9 and receive a commemorative Florida Everblades shirt at the game. With each ticket purchase, receive an entry into a chance drawing to ride the Zamboni after the first period. The Sanibel Recreation Center is at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-0345. SANIBEL CAPTIVA SANIBEL CAPTIVA Tracy Walters Tracy Walters REALTOR REALTOR 239.994.7975 239.994.7975 Connie Walters Connie Walters REALTOR REALTOR 239.841.4540 239.841.4540 John Naumann & Associates1149 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957Let us help you become part of them too We are part of the Islands BAYFRONT AND BEACHFRONT EASY TO SHOW1272 Isabel Drive 150 Direct Bay Frontage, Dock Included Open Air Pool with Bay Views Open Balcony & Screened Lanais Spacious Guest Wing, Private Master Suite with Elevator Access.Offered at $3,750,000 Talk to Tracy for your Private Showing or for more information, 239.994.79751520 San Carlos Bay Drive 110 Bayfront Property. Second Level Guest Suites with Wet Bar. Private Of ce off Master Suite. Open Air Pool, Cul de SacOffered at $2,195,000 Open Daily4781 Tradewinds Drive Direct Gulf Front Master Bedroom with Gulf Views West End of Sanibel Guest Bedrooms with common bathOffered at $1,595,000 Open Daily904 Almas Court East End Living with it all!! Moments to the Gulf of Mexico Second Floor encompasses Master Suite 2 bedrooms with full bath plus a den Screened Pool and SpaOffered at $1,129,000 Open Daily1500 Angel Drive Outstanding Direct Bay View from Intersecting Canals Split Bedroom, 3 bedroom, 2 Bath Eat In Kitchen Open Air Pool and Patio AreaNew Offering Price S1,195,000 Open Daily REDUCEDShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email


ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 201430B Spring Training Baseball Home SchedulesBoston Red Sox jetBlue ParkThursday, March 20 New York Yankees 7:05 p.m. Sunday, March 23 Tampa Bay Rays 1:05 p.m. Wednesday, March 26 Baltimore Orioles 1:05 p.m. Thursday, March 27 Minnesota Twins 1:05 p.m. Saturday, March 29 Minnesota Twins 7:05 p.m.Minnesota Twins Hammond StadiumFriday, March 21 New York Mets 1:05 p.m. Saturday, March 22 New York Yankees 1:05 p.m. Monday, March 24 Tampa Bay Rays 1:05 p.m. Tuesday, March 25 Baltimore Orioles 1:05 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 Pittsburgh Pirates 1:05 p.m. Friday, March 28 Boston Red Sox 1:05 p.m. Tritons 25th Annual Golf TournamentTee off at the biggest scramble in Southwest Florida during Mariner High School Tritons 25th Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 26 at Coral Oaks Golf Course in Cape Coral. The golf tournament is a local favorite and the Tritons most successful single-day fundraiser. Proceeds from the black and silver anniversary golf tournament will benefit the Mariner High School Athletic All Sports Booster Club, which provides funds to supplement the athletic program and provide a first-class experience for Mariner student-athletes. Golfers begin play at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start on Coral Oaks championship course. Following tournament play, golfers will enjoy refreshments, a lunch buffet and awards reception. Awards will be presented for closest to the pin, longest drive and hole-in-one. Registration is $300 per foursome and $75 for individuals. Scoreboard sponsorships are available for $150 and tee and green sponsorships are available for $100. Donations are also being accepted for an auction and door prizes. Coral Oaks Golf Course is located at 1800 Northwest 28th Avenue in Cape Coral. For more information, sponsorships or to register for Mariner High Schools 25th Annual Golf Tournament, contact Vito Mennona, C.A.A., athletic/activities director, at 772-2907 or vitoam@ Plenty Of Prizes At SCCF Tennis Tournament A glass sea fan sculpture by Lucas Century and a $500 gift certificate from Lily Co. Jewelry Gallery are the raffle prizes to be won at the 22nd annual SCCF Tennis Tournament on April 5 and 6 at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. The public is invited all weekend to bid on silent auction items such as a round of golf at The Sanctuary, Harley Davidson riding lessons and an offshore fishing trip from Tie 1 On Charters. You need not be present to win. Call Dee at 472-2329 to buy raffle tickets before the tournament and to bid the Buy it Now price for auction items. Tickets are $10 or three for $25. All proceeds benefit the SCCF operating budget. Lucas Century holding one of the raffle prizes, a glass sea fan sculpture 1-239-851-5188 Cell 1-239-851-5188 Cell800-553-7338 x 233 www.RoseDakos.comRose Gibney DakosVIP Realty Group, Inc.Sanibel & Captiva Islands, Florida SANIBEL ARMS EAST END SANIBEL ARMS EAST END Spectacular View Canal & Beach Beautifully furnished 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo. Weekly rentals and pet friendly.ASKING PRICE IS $345,000 FURNISHED WIDE OPEN VIEWS OF THE BAY WIDE OPEN VIEWS OF THE BAY Beautiful home and guest cottage with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths on Sanibel. New boat lift and dock. Wonderful Sunsets on the Bay. Prime location with over 1.5 acres ASKING PRICE IS $1,395,000 FURNISHED SUNDIAL FANTASTIC RENTAL INCOME! SUNDIAL FANTASTIC RENTAL INCOME! Spacious one bedroom, one bath oor plan with great views of the Gulf of Mexico. Solid owner generated rentals of over $40,000. ASKING PRICE IS $389,000 FURNISHED HEART OF THE ISLANDS ON SANIBEL HEART OF THE ISLANDS ON SANIBEL Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath Old Florida style home Association pool and tennisASKING PRICE IS $449,000 GORGEOUS LAKE-FRONT HOME ON SANIBEL GORGEOUS LAKE-FRONT HOME ON SANIBEL Perfect oor plan with 3 bedrooms and 3 and 1/2 baths, huge kitchen for entertaining. Located on a very private over sized lot. Beautiful pool area in a serene tranquil setting. ASKING PRICE IS $629,000 Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email


31B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Foundation Receives Grant From RotariansSix local Rotary Clubs teamed up to donate $24,000 to The Heights Foundation to purchase industrial kitchen equipment for The Heights Culinary Center. The Rotary Clubs of Sanibel-Captiva, Fort Myers, Fort Myers South, Estero, Bonita Springs Sunrise and Fort Myers Sunrise each contributed $2,200 and the Rotary District 6960 provided matching funds. The goal of The Heights Culinary Center program is to empower individuals to develop economic self-sufficiency through culinary job skills development. The Culinary Center will partner with area resorts, life-care establishments, restaurants and hotels to provide job-ready, qualified and motivated staff to meet their needs. We are so grateful for the combined efforts of our local Rotarians to help make our culinary program a reality, said Kathryn Kelly, president and CEO of The Heights Foundation. Our Culinary Center will not only empower individuals to succeed in the workplace, but will provide a foundation for healthy eating for at-risk kids and adults, who will benefit from high-quality meal production. The Heights Center, supported by the Heights Foundation, is a place for education, opportunity and enrichment. The Foundation works to build strong, selfsufficient families in the Harlem Heights neighborhood. As a 501(c)3 grassroots organization, the Centers mission is to promote family and community development, support education, health and wellness, and provide the benefits of enrichment, expressive and cultural arts. For more information, visit www. or call 482-7706. Kathryn Kelly National Boys & Girls Club WeekThe Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County joins more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs across America and on U.S. military installations with its annual celebration of National Boys & Girls Club Week from March 23 to 29. The weeklong celebration calls attention to the important role Boys & Girls Clubs play in the support and success of nearly four million young people each year. This years theme Open The Door. Take The Tour. encourages the communities, families, friends and supporters of club members to experience first-hand how Boys & Girls Clubs are making a difference in the lives of young people. The BGCLCs local tour will take place on Friday, March 28 from 4:30 to 5:40 p.m. at its Pueblo Bonito Club, located at 26120 Pueblo Bonito Boulevard in Bonita Springs. At the heart of our organization is a desire to positively influence the lives of young people in our community, said Shannon Lane, chief professional officer of the BGCLC. We are more than just a hangout. We want the citizens of Southwest Florida to experience the life-changing programs we offer to the hundreds of local kids our clubs serve every day. Boys & Girls Club Week is a great time to see how we impact the lives of young people through programs aimed to promote academic success, good character and healthy lifestyles. During the weeklong celebration, participants can also visit bgcweek and take a virtual tour of other Boys & Girls Clubs. Virtual-tour participants are eligible to enter a contest for a chance to win a $500 Lowes or $250 Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores gift card. For more information about Open The Door. 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This great home with breath-taking views of the bay, designed and constructed with meticulous attention to detail, is one of the nest homes on Sanibel.$5,990,000 The View... And This Great House Too 1077 Bird Lane Glen Simmons, J.D.VIP Realty Sanibel, Fl 33957 239-634-7623 email:


32B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Superior InteriorsWorking With Color Is As Easy As 1-2-3by Jeanie TinchNothing helps you create a mood or enhances your level of comfort in your home better than color. Choosing the right color can actually heighten the excitement you feel when entering a room, or conversely, calm your nerves. And I find that nothing will help you create more design unity than the effective use of color. Working with color is as easy as 1-2-3. So please, dont be afraid to add a bit of liveliness and excitement into your rooms this year. First, select the color you want to use for the largest areas of your room primarily the walls and floors. This could be a paint color or even wall covering, which is having a tremendous rebirth in popularity. Second, look for one more color that you can add to complement and lift your rooms main color. This secondary color could be used to call attention to a special architectural feature in the room, or could be found in your rooms other furniture pieces or window treatments. And last, but certainly not least, add one more splash color to your overall color scheme. This color should be fun and exciting, and could be accomplished simply by adding a few well chosen accent pillows or artwork to your rooms decor. Its also important that your chosen splash color be bounced around the room several times. Perhaps accent pillows on your sofa, candles on your mantle and an usually designed accessory... all featuring this same splash color. Lighter colors will definitely give your room a feeling of spaciousness because light rays are reflected instead of being absorbed. Bright strong colors have just the opposite effect they create a warm, cozy feeling, especially in a very large room. When starting a new decorating plan centered around a brand new color scheme, dont be afraid to be creative with color. It can be a lot of fun, and the rewards could be a brand new colorful place for you and your family to enjoy. Jeanie Tinch is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at 5 Star Client Satisfaction Award Gulf Shore Magazine 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013 GREAT ISLAND PROPERTIES GREAT ISLAND PROPERTIES1252 SANDCASTLEVery private setting on large lot teeming with lush landscaping. 3 bedroom pool home, vaulted ceiling, huge screened porch. Value priced at only $549,900 furnished. REDUCEDSUNDIAL J307Great gulf views from this 2 bedroom unit in popular J building currently being completely upgraded; all living dining and porch furniture being replaced. Offered completely equipped for $539,000. 239-395-SOLD direct 239-470-1342 cell dancohn@topproducer.comFree Food And Fun At Fire HouseSanibel firefighters are inviting the public to attend a free open house on Saturday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring free food, childrens activities and fire/rescue simulations. The open house will take place at the Sanibel Fire Rescue District Station #1, located at 2351 Palm Ridge Road. Parking will be available at the nearby Center 4 Life (Senior Center) on Library Way. The event also includes tours of the station and the equipment and a fire safety trailer. Lee County Emergency Medical Service is also taking part. For more information, call 4725525. ...does an opportunity like this present itself. Designed by world famous American architect, Charles Moore, this exquisite home blends seamlessly into Captivas tropical environment. A guest house, designed to accommodate a large family and built in 2002 to the highest quality construction standards, all but disappears into the artfully designed landscape. The main home was modernized in 2010. The parcel is oversized. Views of the gulf from both houses are breathtaking. This property is proudly offered for $7,995,000.00To schedule a private showing contact Jim Hall of VIP Realty at 239.850.3344Sellers require proof of financial qualification.Only once in a lifetime...VIP Realty Group 1560 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-51897 EXCLUSIVE REAL ESTATE BUYER AGENT MIKE 2424 Palm Ridge Road, SanibelLong-time Sanibel resident. Former attorney; twenty-three years experience. An advocate for you, not the transaction. At your side, negotiating the lowest price and safeguarding your interests.Buying property is an investment. Your prot is made when you buy, not sell, so buying smart is crucial. Only trust your purchase, and future prot, to someone who represents you solely. Traditional real estate agents who represent the seller or provide limited representation to both the buyer and the seller can not advocate for you exclusively, as I do. Buyers Choice Realty Group is the only exclusive buyer agency on Sanibel and CaptivaI dont take listings; the seller pays my fees.Email your editorial copy to: Read us online at


33B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 sells your home with the highest visibility.anCap Gateway Realty S Robert Coscia, Broker / Owner Call today to list your property with the most visible Realtor on the island. 1177 Causeway Road, Sanibel Island, FL 239.472.3334 Located Next to the Chamber Visitors Center,where 180,000 prospective home buyers enter each year. SanCap Gateway Realty gives your property the highest visibility at the islands entrance, along with powerful Internet marketing and resident island expertise. ShowcaseYour HomeHERE Tarpon Bay Explorers Naturalist Earns Refuge Tram Driving PostThe JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge welcomes its newest tram driver, naturalist Wendy Rex of Tarpon Bay Explorers, the official concessionaire for the refuge. Rex completed the training and testing for her commercial drivers license required to drive a tram while giving naturalist-guided tours through Ding Darling. Leading tram tours is in addition to her other specialties, including guided kayak and stand-up paddleboard tours, nature and sealife cruises, touch tank explorations as well as deck talks at Tarpon Bay. Prior to joining Tarpon Bay Explorers in 2012, Rex was a staff naturalist for Lee County Parks and Recreation. Rex is passionate about helping refuge visitors form a connection to all that the incredible ecosystem has to offer. Her knowledge and enthusiasm provide the ideal blend for visitors to gain a greater appreciation for the refuge and its wildlife inhabitants. Refuge tram tours are available to the public every day except Friday. Tarpon Bay Explorers invites you to experience the many adventures they have to offer to explore the refuge. Open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., visit Tarpon Bay Explorers at 900 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel. Call 472-8900 for information and reservations or visit Wendy Rex Schools Chief To Address League Of Women VotersLeague Of Women Voters Of Lee County will have Lee County Schools Superintendent Nancy Graham as its speaker on Saturday, April 5 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be at The Landings Helm Dining Room, 4420 Flagship Drive, Fort Myers. The league invites the public to attend. Cost including breakfast is $15. Use The Landings main entrance on the west side of McGregor Boulevard south of College Parkway. For reservations, call 278-1032 or e-mail by April 1. Checks should be made payable to LWVLee. Student rates are available. The League of Women Voters of Lee County is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Kindergarten Orientation The Sanibel School will be holding its Kindergarten Orientation on Tuesday, April 1, for children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2014 and who plan to attend school in the fall. Children are invited to visit the school from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. that day. That same evening, parents only are encouraged to attend an open house from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. They will have an opportunity to visit the kindergarten classrooms, learn what a typical day is like for a kindergarten student, talk to the teachers, tour the school, and submit registration forms. The registrar, Donna Marks, will be available at 6 p.m. to take registration forms and make copies of documentation. For further information or to receive a registration packet, call Marks at 4721617 any weekday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Nancy J. Graham


34B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, My child has had a paraprofessional with him all day at school for the past few years and it has worked out so well for my son. Now, the school is suggesting that we reduce the time that the paraprofessional is with him so my son will become more independent. I think this is risky. What do you think? Sacha A., Fort Myers Sacha, Independence is a valuable skill for all children and your son is no exception. However in his case, becoming independent will take more careful development. The first thing that should happen is that a self-sufficiency type of profile should be developed for your son. This type of profile analyzes time paraprofessionals spend with students and identifies periods where students can work to become independent. For example, your son may need assistance in academic classes but not need assistance entering school in the morning upon arrival. By pinpointing parts of the school day when he needs support, the school should be able to help him grow in independence and become more self-sufficient. How, when and where support is withdrawn should not occur without clearcut data and a well thought out plan. Having more frequent IEP meetings to develop and evaluate this new plan would be worthwhile and would also ease your mind initially. Perhaps some of these new goals of independence could be added to the IEP as well. Try to keep an open mind. Rather than thinking of this as something being taken away from your son, you might want to think of this as a team effort to increase your sons independence, a life long skill that he needs. Ultimately, by becoming as independent as possible, your son will learn how to be a self-advocate. By becoming a self-advocate, your son will learn how to speak up for himself, make his own decisions about his own life, learn how to get information so that he can understand things that are of interest to him, find out who will support him in your journey, know his rights and responsibilities, problem solve and reach out to others when he needs help and friendship. This is not an overnight learning it takes time and careful planning to empower any child but especially one with disabilities to become independent. It sounds like you are going to take that first step and help him develop these allimportant tools for self-sufficiency. 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 Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. Open House Week At Edison State CollegeEdison State College will host Open House Week on April 7 through 10, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. daily. All events are free to attend, and each day will feature a particular Edison State College location so that guests who wish to see more than one campus have the opportunity to do so. Attendees are encouraged to register online for a fastpass through check-in at www.edison. edu/openhouse. Specific dates and locations are as follows: April 7 Hendry/Glades, 1092 E Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Building A April 8 Charlotte Campus, 26300 Airport Rd., Punta Gorda, Building J April 9 Collier Campus, 7007 Lely Cultural Pkwy., Naples, Building M April 10 Lee Campus, 8099 College Pkwy., Fort Myers, Building U Edison State College offers multiple academic programs for students to choose from that will help them enter the workforce upon graduation, said Mark Bukowski, Director of Admissions at Edison State College. During the open house events, guests will learn more about the programs and support services we offer to assist students in reaching their personal and professional goals. While at the open house, visitors will receive information about the admissions process, academic programs, financial aid and scholarships. The events will offer campus tours, free giveaways and snacks as well as the opportunity to meet with current students, faculty and staff. On the Fort Myers campus, visitors will also have an opportunity to tour on-campus housing. For more information about the open house and to register, visit www.edison. edu/openhouse. 9100 College Pointe Ct., Fort Myers, FL 33919 | 239-334-1141In which state should you base your estate plan? The WRONG answer could cost you thousands ... or millions!ATTENTION!Dual State Residents Free Florida Estate Planning Guide 239-334-1141 or c ? y cost y I n whi c plan? cost y Craig R. Hersch|Attorney, CPAFlorida Bar Board Certied, Wills, Trusts & Estates Island Sun Will Power Columnist O ces in Sanibel, Fort Myers & Punta Gorda Phone: (239) 931-7566 Fax: (239) 9317560 Email: www.hmdlegal.comReal Estate Business Law Commercial Litigation E M Jbt Hbn Cf DCbn HOLTZ MAHSHIE DECOSTA ATTORNEYS AT LAW Sanibel Residents Is it time to nish your degree? We can help!Scholarships & mentors shscholarshipfoundation.orgEmail your editorial copy to:


35B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Next to this column is my portrait photo that was taken about three years ago. Im certainly not famous, although I recently dined at Gramma Dots where someone recognized me as the guy who writes this column. They told me that they appreciated the information I give, so I was flattered. So when I die and leave behind estate planning books that Ive written and a pile of my old columns, how much do you suppose the accountants would report as the value of those things? How about my likeness? If my estate licensed my likeness, what would the value be for federal estate tax purposes? My guess is that my estate would value that with a big fat zero. Amazingly, that value of zero would only be $2,105 less than what Michael Jacksons estate reported as the value of his likeness. Nevermind that Michael Jacksons likeness is currently licensed to sell T-shirts, music and is seen on television commercials among other things. The IRS disagreed with his estates valuation, pegging its estimate of Mr. Jacksons likeness at $434 million. The estate tax difference on those estimates approximates $170 million. How about the value of the rights to various compositions that Mr. Jackson owned at the time of his death? He owned the license rights of many of his own recordings, but also to some Beatles hits including Yesterday, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band and Get Back. Jacksons estate valued those recordings at zero. The IRS says theyre worth $469 million. The difference between what Michael Jacksons estate estimates as the federal estate tax that it owes and what the IRS says that it owes is greater than $500 million. The IRS estimates Jacksons estate to be valued at $1.125 billion, which sharply contrasts with the $7 million valuation his executors say he was worth. In addition to assessing the extra tax, the IRS also imposed 20 percent penalties and interest for what they claim to be a gross underreporting. These issues highlight the problems in valuing assets for estate tax purposes. While Michael Jacksons case is extreme, these same issues apply to many of us. At one end of the valuation spectrum, you have marketable securities. Since these are listed on a stock exchange and can be sold on a moments notice, everyone can agree on the value of publicly traded stocks, bonds and most mutual funds. Real estate valuations are somewhere in the middle of the difficult to value spectrum. Appraisers can use the selling price of comparable properties but no two properties are exactly the same. Whether or not the real estate produces rental income makes the valuation of it that much more problematic as the there are many different components involved. The value of the land must be considered along with the value of the buildings and improvements as well as the leases. A lease with a tenant that is going to expire in a year would not be as valuable as a 10-year lease. Leases signed by local tenants who are experiencing financial problems arent as valuable as regional or national tenants with strong balance sheets. Family business interests tilt towards the more difficult end of the valuation spectrum. What would the value of the business be if the patriarch/matriarch wasnt involved anymore? Is that an important factor? Depends on the business. What is the business going concern value? What is the value of the business underlying assets such as real estate and inventory? Sometimes it makes estate-planning sense to take hard to value assets (real estate, for example) and transform those assets into even more difficult to value interests. A common example includes real estate assets that are transferred into a family partnership. In so doing, a business valuation specialist may use discounts when valuing the underlying property for purposes of the gift, thereby reducing the value of the taxable estate for estate tax purposes. The IRS is not fond of these discounts but will consent to those that are not overly aggressive. Suppose, for example, that father owns commercial real estate valued at $5 million. By contributing that real estate into a family partnership, the value of the minority shares gifted or otherwise transferred to family members usually enjoy a discount associated with their lack of control and lack of marketability. After all, who would pay full value for a 10 percent interest in a partnership that doesnt have a ready market, where the shares are restricted by agreement and where one doesnt have the ability to control? When planning ones estate these factors should play into the discussion, and the plan can be adjusted to reflect the opportunities associated with difficult to value assets. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at Will PowerHow Much Is My Image Worth?by Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Is your bug problem SPIRALING out of control?Tempco Pest Control can stop the spiral!Spiraling White Flies feast on more than 60 types of trees and shrubs and leave behind a white, waxy substance called honeydew that spreads rapidly. A black sooty mold develops destroying leaves, and covering cars, pools and patios. The end result is weakened trees, defoliation and a big mess. Dont wait another minute! Call Tempco Pest Control for a free, no-obligation inspection and estimate.(239) 693-2330 or visit TempcoPestControl.comTrees primarily affected:Gumbo LimboLive Oak & Black OliveFruit trees & Palm treesAreas primarily affected:Sanibel/Captiva/Fort Myers BeachNaples/Bonita SpringsHow well treat it:Deep root feedingArbor Jet Tree Injection 4735 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33905 (239) 693-2330 Our experts will determine the best, most cost-effective means of treatment. We offer warranties on all work, so if they come back within the warranty period, well re-treat at no charge. Thats our pest-free guarantee. Send your editorial copy


36B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014United Way Campaign Tops Goal The United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades, has concluded the 2013-2014 Campaign and exceeded the campaign goal of $8,320,793. John Clinger, 2013-14 United Way Campaign Chair, and Senior VicePresident of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Senior Financial Advisor of Clinger, Sizemore and Associates, announced that local residents and companies contributed $8,590,333 to the campaign which is a 5.5 percent increase over the amount raised last year. At the goal announcement, Clinger said, I am very excited to announce that the United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades has exceeded the campaign goal for the 21st consecutive year. Our wonderful community has done it again! Thank you to every individual and company who gave to the United Way Campaign. The residents of our community realized that many friends and neighbors are struggling. Because of your generosity, hungry families will receive food, abused children and adults can find shelter, Alzheimers caregivers can have respite, and babies and toddlers can get a healthy start in life. You gave so others could have a better life. I am very proud to live in Southwest Florida where people really care about each other. Making our campaign goal means that the 70 United Way Partner Agencies and the 175 programs United Way supports will receive their full allocation of funding this year, he continued. Although the economy has improved, there are still many families, children and elderly that continue to struggle in our community. By exceeding goal, United Way supported programs and initiatives will be able to expand their services and make sure that more people in our community receive the help that they need. United Way keeps its administrative and fundraising cost very low, returning 91 percent of what is raised to the agencies and programs. Thank you to all of the individuals, companies, communities and partner agencies for your generous contributions. You proved once again what a great caring community this is, Clinger concluded. The top local contributing companies and the top communities are as follows: 1. Publix $1,506,349 2. Chicos FAS $375,000 3. Bonita Bay Group $371,560 4. Lee County School District $202,464 5. LCEC $200,983 6. FineMark National Bank & Trust $182,847 7. Enterprise Holdings $143,630 8. Lee Memorial Health System $131,418 9. BB&T Oswald Trippe & Company $106,471 Top United Way Community Contributors 1. Bonita Bay $764,451 2. Mediterra $325,029 3. Brooks $237,217 4. Pelican Landing $226,000 5. Fiddlesticks $204,830 SalusCare is thrilled that our United Way goal has been exceeded in Lee County, said Kevin Lewis, president and CEO of SalusCare, a United Way Partner Agency. The community support this provides to our organization and 69 other United Way partners allows us to provide services to our friends and neighbors in need. SalusCares services touch over 16,000 individuals and families a year and United Way support is a critical ingredient in allowing us to provide behavioral healthcare to our fellow citizens. Nancy Green-Irwin, executive director of Senior Friendship Centers, added, Due to this communitys generosity, Senior Friendship Centers is able to meet a dual goal through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. United Way funding helps retired seniors who move to Florida stay healthy through volunteering, and provides almost 100,000 hours of vital service to helping agenicies throughout Lee County. Thank you United Way for recognizing the essential role seniors and volunteerism play in strengthening our community. Our Mothers Home is honored to be partners with United Way. This is our first year and we cant express our gratitude to partner with so many other community agencies. We are thankful for all the community support and contributions to United Way to ensure agencies like Our Mothers Home can continue to provide quality service to the community, said Karen Watson, executive director of Our Mothers Home. Making this campaign goal shows how much people in our community care about one another. That is why our community is such a special place, said Cliff Smith, president of United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades. All money raised in the United Way campaign stays in the local community to help support the local human service network. United Way partner agencies and initiatives like Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimers Resource Center, Childrens Advocacy Center, Harry Chapin Food Bank, ACT, LARC, and United Way 211 serve a diverse range of needs in our community such as nurturing children and youth, strengthening families and meeting critical needs such as helping the elderly and disabled live independently, and empowering communities by bringing health and human services to neighborhoods. In addition to raising funds for human service organizations in our community, the United Way promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies and initiatives, helping them to work together focusing on issues and solutions that continue to improve lives. The United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades has raised and distributed over $128 million since it was established in 1957. For more information, call 433-2000 or visit During the 2013-14 United Way campaign, a total of $8,590,333 was raised, a 5.5 percent increase over the previous year John Clinger and fundraising thermometer at announcement Helping Build A Bridge To Financial Freedom Helping Build A Bridge To Financial Freedom Securities o ered through Securities America, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC Rick Zurbriggen, Registered Representative. Advisory services o ered through Securities America Advisors, Inc., Rick Zurbriggen, Investment Advisor Representative. Zurbriggen Financial and the Securities America companies are not a liated. Wouldnt it be more convenient to have a local nancial advisor? Call us to arrange a 2nd opinion on your current plan.


37B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 deaRPharmacistClean Yourself Outby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: I had to get a colonoscopy last month, and fortunately, everything is okay but it made me worry about colon cancer. My doctor recommended a stool softener and laxative for me if it gets bad. What else do you suggest for colon health? PC, Ocala, Florida Definitely clean yourself out. Im not recommending gastric lavage, Im thinking simple solutions like drinking more water, eating more fiber and taking probiotics and enzymes. The following dietary supplements act like a sponge binding bile acids and toxins in your intestine to form an insoluble complex that you excrete. Think of these as a rescue remedy, not for chronic daily use because they will latch on to your medicine and supplements: Bentonite clay, activated charcoal and psyllium husk. Youd pick only one, not all. The bentonite and charcoal can be extremely constipating so be careful, and ask your doctor if theyre okay. This may sound weird but your colon is connected to your head and your gut is often referred to as your second brain. Thats why avoiding various food groups improves mood and migraines. Colonics are an option. Gun shy about these? I dont blame you; most colonic practitioners use an intimidating speculum, but the newer, thinner nozzles are more comfortable. Thats what Im told by my friend, Francis Gonzalez, ND, an I-ACT certified colon hydrotherapist instructor and founder of Fluid Water Therapy in New York (www. I-ACT stands for International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy. Colonics improve lower intestinal health, especially if you eat lots of dairy, meat, white flour, processed, refined foods, milk chocolate, coffee or alcohol. For some reason, after a while, these foods encrust the intestines with a sludge made up of thick mucus, fecal material, and other trapped debris. The sludge promotes the growth of pathogens adding to the intestinal mess. If you have any chronic illness, I urge you to consider internal pollution, not just environmental pollution. Digestive enzymes and probiotics can help, and they are more effective after colonic therapy. Colonics (and gentle enemas) help remove toxins from your intestine, reduce bloating and relieve constipation. Colonics help remove rotting material like meat that gets stuck in your intestinal tract. Warming up to the idea? Be warned that many colonics are performed by untrained personnel using unregulated, home-made systems referred to as Woods Gravity method. Dr. Gonzalez provided some bare minimum criteria that your colon therapist should meet: Be certified and trained by the International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT) and/or the National Board for Colon Hydrotherapy (NBCHT) Only utilize FDA-registered Class II medical devices to conduct the therapy. Only use disposable rectal nozzles that have been sterilized. Use colon hydrotherapy equipment installed with back-flow prevention valves so that fecal matter from one patient cant contaminate another (heaven forbid!) Ensure that the water that is used to cleanse the patients intestinal tract is properly purified to eliminate any waterborne microorganisms. 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. Breast Cancer Ultrasound ScreeningComing direct to you. BreastCancer B re re a s tCa t C a n n c e r r Ultrasound Screenin U l t r a s o u n d S c re re e nin n i NEW Painless Ultrasound TechnologyEarly detection is everything. Painless, No Compression. No Radiation Fast Test Results No Prescription Required Test Results Read by Radiologist Affordable & Condential $139Ultrasound is capable of detecting cancers that cannot be found by mammography or physical exams, particularly in women with dense breasts. Dense breast tissue appears white on a mammogram, just like cancers do, its described as looking for a snowball in a snowstorm. Adding a whole BREAST ULTRASOUND screening to your breast health regimen can provide the earliest detection. y mammo g g r r a a p h y All test results are reviewed by a Board Certied Radiologist. Results are mailed in 10 days via U.S. Mail. At this time Medicaid or third party insurances are not accepted. All tests are for screening purposes only. Good breast health requires you to participate in regular physician guided exams, self breast examination, recommended annual mammograms, or breast MRI. Consult with your physician regarding these test results.Call today 1-800-338-7499COMING (Space Limited Pre-Registration Required)Sanibel / CaptivaSaturday, March 22nd 8a 5p Sanibel Island / Captiva Saturday, March 22nd 8a to 5p


38B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Mom And Me by Lizzie and PryceLizzie and Pryce answer your questions and give advice about aging concerns from a two-generational perspective. A mother and daughter team, Lizzie is a retired RN and health educator, and Pryce is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in the care of elders and people with chronic illnesses. Dear Mom & Me, My husband and I, after much research, decided we would leave our four-bedroom house and semi-retired to a beautiful gated community with others who were semi-retired and retired. Our home and community was beautiful, but the strong homeowners association made it like a police state. You hardly could leave your home without their permission, plant a flour or hang a flag on the outside on the Fourth of July. We also realized the strict regulations only applied to those not in the control group. We observed that they could do whatever they wanted, add a porch, raise a roof, party and gossip within their group and leave the rest of us hostage. We couldnt tolerate the conditions, so we now live in a community not so pretty. Our house is not as nice, but we feel free from all their imposed regulations and our neighbors are all nice. Have others had this problem? Steve Dear Steve, I know exactly what you have experienced, because I have also been victimized. Homeowners associations are very good to regulate some homeowners who would paint their homes, e.g. purple or lime green, but many are overbearing, dictatorial groups of people who want to control and be dictatorial. They are the In Group and do exactly as you described, making life miserable for those they choose to exclude. You have taken the right course. Take your profit or loss and move away and go to a more desirable location. Lizzie Dear Steve, I have not experienced the control of a homeowners association, but have heard both good and bad good when they protect your investment and bad when they stand in the way of what people want. It sounds like you did make a good choice to move away. If you are living in an unhappy situation with little control to improve the situation, extracting yourself is a good option. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is Doctors Eyecare Centers Robert G LeSage, OD & Timothy E. Underhill, OD Just off the Island! Professional eye care for over 20 years. Glaucoma, Cataract, Macular evaluations. Contact lens and optical services. Join your neighbors and see us for all your eye care needs. 239-482-0355 15620 McGregor Blvd., Suite 100 Fort Myers, FL 33908 Chronic Health Problems SeminarEveryone in the community is invited to attend a Chronic Health Problems seminar taught by Ross Hauser, M.D. on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at Sanibel Community Church. Learn the 10 Rs of real biblical health and how to apply biblical principles of health to yourself and others. Hauser, a member of Sanibel Community Church, has over 20 years of experience in helping patients from all over the world resolve chronic health problems. He and his wife, Marion, run a comprehensive natural health/pain clinic in Chicagoland and are opening up a second office in Fort Myers. They have authored eight books including one on cancer, and the book entitled The Hauser Diet, and have written numerous scientific articles. They are most well known for their work in Prolotherapy, an injection technique that resolves chronic pain by stimulating the repair of painful injured structures. In 2001, Alternative Magazine called Caring Medical The Ideal Clinic. Their goals, and those of Sanibel Community Church, are to: 1. Help each of us learn Gods concepts of health and disease 2. Equip each of us to be healers 3. Learn what causes disease and how to resolve it 4. Help us each learn to resolve the seven deadly stressors 5. Resolve personal relationship conflicts 6. Fulfill our life mission that God gives each if us If you or a loved one has a chronic illness, you will want to hear what Dr. Hauser has to say. To learn more about the Hausers, go to www.caringmedical. com. For information about the ministry they are starting, go to www.faithmentor. com. For more information, contact Sanibel Community Church at 472-2684, or you may also contact Maria Dusenbery, Faith Community Nurse at SCC, at maria@ Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). Ross A Hauser M.D Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: I am having difficulty liking my job right now. I feel stuck and I want to leave, but I feel I have to find something else before I quit. Can you give me some help to stay more positive in my current job?A: Although you are not happy in your current job, stay positive knowing that you will attract something better. There is a silver lining even though you dont see it just yet. Focus on what you have rather than what you dont have. As difficult as times are on this planet, this is an extraordinary time to be here. When you feel you need assistance, get it. Whether from a counselor, member of the clergy, or support group, help and support are available. Our work is an extension of ourselves. When you put positive energy into your work, you will find that you are appreciated for what you do, your work environment is more supportive of your efforts, and your co-workers are more respectful and considerate. Make it a point to honor those with whom you work and treat them the way you wish to be treated. Affirmations to consider regarding your work life I allow myself to have a creative work environment that supports my endeavors. I allow myself to be happy and productive in my work. I receive an income that is perfect for my current situation. I have wonderful ideas that aid the growth of the company that employs me. I am willing to take risks for my own personal growth. Physical Therapy Massage Therapy Rehabilitation Licensed, Experienced Therapists Medicare Providers One-on-One Scheduling in our Full-Service Clinic 2242 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2 (in the Sanibel Square) Tel: (239) 395-5858 Reduce pain, restore mobility and return to your active lifestyle! MA# 27832 PT# 13489


39B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Eden Energy MedicineRepatterning To Fight Cancerby Karen L. Semmelman, Certified EEM, JD, AAMLPart IIIThe last two weeks have been dedicated to learning tools to assist with cancer, with the holy grail for cancer being to strengthen spleen and then to sedate triple warmer, since together these two meridians govern the immune system. Not only are SP and TW meridians, but they are also Radiant Circuits, meaning they have an innate intelligence that enables them to go to any part of our being that needs assistance. It also means that when the body is fighting a disease of the body like cancer, their energy levels may be very stressed. This means that TW will start drawing energy from other organs to provide it with energy to keep you moving and in survival mode. Protecting you under all circumstances is TWs job and to do so, it will rely on habits that have worked for your survival for many years, even if these habits arent necessarily beneficial for you. For example, in our EEM exercise class, one student was having a hard time crossing her right hand to her left side of the body-and why? Because TWs habit field was comfortable with having her in an uncrossed, or homolateral condition. So to change habits we need to get TW on board and calm, so TW stops pulling so much energy from spleen, which then is very exhausted and unable to do its job of metabolizing all that enters the body, both physically, emotionally and spiritually. Over the last two weeks you have learned how to sedate TW, strengthen SP and a number of exercises. Today, you will learn several additional tools to help deal with the disease of the body when it is struggling to find balance amidst the cancer cells being created. Because this is a complex subject, the tools will be suggested with locations of resources you may review to assist in obtaining more indepth information. 1. Trace Spleen Meridian. See my blog of prior columns or EEM book for specifics. 2. Trace Triple Warmer Backwards. See my blog of prior columns or EEM book for specifics 3. Activate Radiant Circuits. Hold the end of the spleen meridian (about four inches under the armpit on the side (see book for detail) with one hand and, with the other hand, put the thumb, index and middle fingers together and then place them against the middle of the sternum between the breasts. Hold until you feel an energetic shift. 4. Cover the Eyes Exercise. See blog of prior columns or EEM book for specifics. This activates Radiant circuits, calms TW and strengthens Spleen. 5. Often Stomach Meridian is involved with breast cancer since it runs right through the breasts. Try tracing backwards and see if it feels good. If not, try tracing forward and see how it feels. 6. Free the Diaphragm Exercise. This brings fresh oxygen into each cell of the body and improves circulation. Step 1. Place the left hand under the center of your rib cage with the right hand placed directly on top of the left. Pull the elbows close against the body. Step 2. Inhale deeply and push your upper belly toward the hands while holding the hands firmly against the pressure of your upper belly. Hold the breath while maintaining the pressure between body and hands. The longer the breath is held and the more pressure exerted from the body being pushed out to meet the hands the better. Step 3. When you release the breath, ease the hands. Repeat three times 7. Be Positive, find the golden nugget and believe that if you show your body the healing pathway, it will follow. Remember that each thought we put out has an immediate physiological impact. Do the nine heart exercise if you are feeling sad or stressed to activate that joy juice of your being. Cancer is like any other imbalance of the body and with the right approach, mindset and shift of habit fields, you can find the homeostasis needed to heal. Next weeks topic is Flying: use EEM routine to avoid jetlag. If you have a questions, email Semmelman at SemmEnergyCenter@ Learn more at EEM does not diagnose or cure illness, but working with subtle energies of the body has been shown to help many conditions. Mobile Mammogram Returns March 31The City of Sanibel Recreation Center will host the Radiology Regional Centers Mobile Mammo Coach on Monday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mobile Mammo Coach is a state of the art breast imaging clinic, providing full field digital mammography services. Most insurances are accepted and discounted self-pay pricing available. According to estimates from the American Cancer Society, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. More importantly, with early detection, the survival rate for an early diagnosed breast cancer at five years is better than 97 percent. Mammography is one aspect of breast health, in addition to monthly self-exam and annual physician exam. For an appointment or if you have any questions relative to the test, call the Radiology Regional Center at 9362316. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-0345 or visit Bling Bash ApproachesHuman Trafficking Awareness Partnerships (HTAP) is hosting the 2nd annual Bling Bash To Smash Slavery on Saturday, April 5 with the intent to raise funds to support local trafficking prevention programs aimed at middle and high school students to teach them how to avoid becoming trafficking victims and to create art which is used to educate others. HTAPs multiple session programs have been held 20 times in Lee County since 2010 and have been replicated in many other communities through Train The Trainer programs. With the help of this years sponsors, Wells Fargo, Bank of the Islands, Forever Green Shops, Eileen Fisher and Cips Place, this years Bling Bash will be better than ever. Two weeks from the April 5 date, more than 900 pieces of previously loved jewelry have been collected, including pendants, necklaces, earrings, rings, bracelets and watches. Designer jewelry donated by local designers will be auctioned as well as resort stays, gift certificates from multiple restaurants on Sanibel, Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach. Last years favorite designer, Lindy Holt, will be featured with even more jewelry than last year. The schedule of activities between 3 and 6 p.m. on April 5 includes silent auction bidding and treasure hunting at the Downton Abbey to Abbey Road previously loved jewelry tables begin at 3 p.m. At 4:30 p.m., the first silent auction will end and the presentation of the first Human Trafficking Awareness Partner Award will be presented to Yaro Garcia of ACT. After a brief ceremony, the live auction hosted by Jean Baer, professional auctioneer, will begin. A highlight of the auction will be a $500 gift certificate from Bradley Jewelers toward a custom design of your choice and jewelry from three different local designers as well as resort stays and special basket combinations. The second silent auction will end at 5:45 p.m., when the winners are announced. Throughout the event, Cips Place will graciously provide canaps throughout the event. Wine will be available and all drink tips will go to support HTAPs youth programs. Participants who dine at Cips during or after the event on April 5 will have a portion of their meal cost donated to HTAP. This year, there will also be a raffle with three special prizes. Suggested admission is $20, which includes six raffle tickets and eligibility for special prizes at the live auction. Raffle tickets will also be sold separately. 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CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS 44B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 REAL ESTATETO PLACE A CLASSIFIED LOG ONTO CLICK ON: PLACE CLASSIFIED Read us online at: FOR RENTDUNES TOWNHOUSESpacious, furnished townhouse with 3+ bdrms./ 3 baths, avail. May-Dec. for $1,600. mo. Vaulted ceilings, screened in porches, gracious living area and a 2 car garage. View is of propertys swimming pool and tennis court. Steps to Bay. Call owners directly at 508-965-3751 or e-mail: 2/14 CC TFN GARCIA REAL ESTATE AND CONSULTINGRICHARD J. GARCIA, GRI, BROKER239-472-5147garciaonsanibel.comOffering Personal, Private, and Professional Real Estate Services on Sanibel and Captiva Islands. 30 Year Resident of Sanibel. Licensed in Florida, New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. NS 3/7 CC 3/28 REAL ESTATE COMMERCIAL RENTALRESTAURANT, BARHigh Visibility, up to 90 seat possible, San Carlos Blvd 2 min. to Fort Myers Beach, Boat access Plenty of parking. For Lease Information call 239-246-4716RR 1/17 NC TFN PRIME OFFICE PRIME OFFICE space available for lease located in a key Periwinkle location. Approx. 1,200 sq. ft. w/private conference room, reception area, 2 private of ces & additional of ce space w/partial kitchen. Outstanding Opportunity, please call Wil at 239.472.2735 or email wil.rivait@sothebysrealty.comNS 2/28 CC 3/21 ANNUAL RENTALRE/MAX OF THE ISLANDSPutting owners and tenants together Call Dustyn Corace 239-472-2311 RS 1/4 BM TFN ANNUAL RENTALS472-6747Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/OwnerServing The Islands Rental Needs Since RS 2/14 BM TFN GULF FRONT This 2/2 Furnished Condo has great views of gulf & beach from the 3rd oor. Fully Furnished. Elevator/Pool/Tennis/covered parking. $3,500/mo. 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CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS 45B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE2nd ANNUAL CAUSEY COURT (in The Dunes) NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE SATURDAY MARCH 22nd 8am till...??? SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE... IF YOU MISS THIS FABULOUS SALE YOU WILL HAVE TO WAIT AGAIN TILL NEXT YEAR!!!! no early birds please!NS 3/21 CC 3/21 GARAGE SALESaturday, March 22 8:00 1:00 5280 Umbrella Pool Rd. (Sanibel Bayous off San-Cap Road) Womens clothing, size small Shoes 7.5 Jewelry Kitchen Items Planters Curtains Rugs Brass Telescope on Tripod Books, DVDs Mens clothing, size L 34-36 and a few treasures.NS 3/21 CC 3/21 GARAGE SALEMarch 22, 9am-12pm 401 Tiree Circle, Sanibel Furniture, books, kitchen supplies and assorted sundries.NS 3/21 CC 3/21 HELP WANTED3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, Fl Phone: 239-472-3644, ext 1 Fax: 239-472-2334 www.crowclinic.orgHELP US PLEASE!!We need volunteers for: Clinic emergency patient admissions desk and baby animal feeders Visitor education center greeters and gift shop cashiers CROW (239) 472-3644, ext. 229 or volunteers@crowclinic.orgRS 1/31 NC TFN FULL TIME VACATION RESERVATIONS AGENT Must be familiar with Sanibel & Captiva Islands. Candidate should possess good communication skills, computer knowledge; Excel and Word pro cient and like working with people. Excellent compensation package based on Vacation Rental experience. Call David at VIP Vacation Rentals 472-1613NS 1/24 CC TFN HELP WANTEDHousekeeping Inspector needed for Sanibel Vacation Rental Company. 40 hour week, bene ts. Saturdays mandatory. Must have reliable transportation. Call David L Schuldenfrei at 472-1613 or fax a resume to 427-7543 or email to DSchuldenfrei@VIPrealty.comNS 3/21 CC TFN AUTO FOR SALE1993 MAZDA MIATA CONVERTIBLEIsland car, garage kept, only 46,000 original miles! Hardtop included. $3,900. Car located on Captiva. 207.229.3214 NS 3/21 CC 3/28 1991 BMW RED 2D 325i CONVERTIBLE72,000 Miles, Always Garaged, New Top 2-2009. New Belts/Hose 3-2009. 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(see: Only asking $2,800. 239-472-4305NS 3/21 CC 3/21 BOAT STORAGESECURE INDOOR BOAT STORAGE FOR RENT10x12x30 GROUND LEVEL Dry Dock at Sanibel Harbor Yacht Club (Next to Sanibel Bridges) Unlimited In/Out Privileges 7 days/week. Complete Boat Wash/Engine ush after each use. Total use of club facilities (no dues.) (Restaurant, Marina Supplies & Boat Shop & Certi ed Mechanics & Repair Shop); showers, Fuel at Wholesale (gas & Diesel) Slip #157 Call Chad 239-222-4848 Call Phil 239-395-0407NS 3/21 CC 4/11 HELP WANTEDVOLUNTEERS NEEDEDVolunteers needed for the After School Program which runs Mon.-Th, 2:30 3:15 pm call Linda Reynolds 472-1617RS 1/4 NC TFN VOLUNTEER/ JOB OPPORTUNITIESPAID volunteer opportunities to seniors, age 55 and over, to tutor/mentor children in elementary schools & after-school programs. Offering a stipend, mileage reimbursement, annual physical, holiday, vacation, and sick pay all tax exempt. Providing struggling school children a chance to succeed in school, and offering opportunities that will last a lifetime. Call Joan at The Dr. Piper Center at 239-332-5346. NS 1/17 NC TFN VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDVolunteers needed for light general maintenance. Call (CHR) Community Housing & Resources, Inc. 472-1189.NS 11/1 NC TFN SERVICES OFFEREDMARIOTI SUPREME CLEANINGResidential and janitorial services for Lee county including Sanibel & Captiva. We are proud to be an eco-friendly, green company. Call Natalie at 239-785-9688 or email NS 3/7 CC 3/28 HOME/CONDO WATCH CONCIERGE SERVICESDorado Property Management Island Resident Licensed & Insured 24/7 Call Lisa or Bruce at 239-472-8875RS 3/21 CC TFN FULL TIME HEAD CUSTODIANBene ts Tolls Paid Call Maureen at the Sanibel School 239 472-1617NS 3/21 NC TFN


NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands CALLING CARD 239-395-1213Emergency................................................911 Sanibel Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3111 Lee County Sheriffs Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .477-1200 On Call Captiva Deputy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .477-1000 Fire Department Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-5525 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9494 Florida Marine Patrol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .332-6966 Florida Highway Patrol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .278-7100 Poison Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-800-282-3171 Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1080 City of Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4135 Administrative Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3700 Building Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4555 Community Housing and Resources . . . . . . . . . . .472-1189 Planning Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4136 Library Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2483 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2133 Post Office Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1573 Sanibel (toll free) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-275-8777 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1674 Sanibel Community Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2155 Senior Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-5743ARTSArcade Theater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .332-4488 Art League Of Fort Myers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .275-3970 BIG ARTS (Barrier Island Group for the Arts) . . . . . . . .395-0900 Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre . . . . . . . . . . . . . .278-4422 Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers. . . . . . . . . . . . 472-0168 Gulf Coast Symphony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6197 Lee County Alliance for the Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .939-2787 Naples Philharmonic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .597-1111 The Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater . . . . . . . . . . .472-6862 Sanibel Music Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .336-7999 Sanibel-Captiva Art League . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4258 S.W. Florida Symphony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .418-0996CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONSABWA (American Business Womens Assoc.) . . 565-7872 or 433-7798 American Legion Post 123 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9979 Angel Flight SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-877-4AN-ANGELAudubon Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3744 Sanibel Bike Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . Community Foundation of Sanibel-Captiva . . . . . . . . .274-5900 CROW (Clinic For The Rehabilitation of Wildlife) . . . . . . .472-3644 FISH of Sanibel (Friends in Service Here) . . . . . . . . . .472-0404 Sanibel Island Fishing Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-8994 Horticultural Society of the Islands . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6940 Horticulture and Tea Society of Sanibel and Captiva . . . . .472-8334 Kiwanis Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .677-7299 League of Women Voters . . . . . . . . . Lions Club (Tom Rothman) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-3248 Master Gardeners of the Islands . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6940 Newcomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9332 Notre Dame Club of Southwest Florida . . . . . . . . . . .768-0417 Optimist Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-0836PAWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4823 Rotary Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-7257 or 472-0141 Sanibel Beautification Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .470-2866 Sanibel-Captiva Orchid Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6940 Sanibel-Captiva Power Squadron . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3828 Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-1770 Sanibel Youth Soccer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-2040 The Military Officers Assc. of America (MOAA, Alex MacKenzie). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-9232 United Way of Lee County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .433-2000 United Way 211 Helpline . . .(24 hour information line) 211 or 433-3900 Zonta Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .671-6381ISLAND ATTRACTIONSBailey-Matthews Shell Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-2233 J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge . . . . . . . . .472-1100 Sanibel Historical Museum & Village . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4648 SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) . . . . . . 472-2329 Pets Of The Week 46B ISLAND SUN MARCH 21, 2014 Hi, my name is Oreo and I am a neutered black and white hound mix age 11 months. Comments: Im just like the cookie, Im hard to resist. Im a sweet, lovable, trusting, well balanced guy in need of a stable loving home. Im still young and very puppy-like, goofy and playful. The sparkle in my eyes and the spring in my step will put a smile on your face. Im smart and like to be mentally challenged. I like to play ball and am learning to catch a Frisbee. My happy attitude is contagious. I hope you catch it and take me home. Adoption fee: $75 My name is Blu and I am a domestic shorthair blue spayed female age five months. Comments: Im a very pretty girl but dont adopt me just because Im beautiful. I have a personality to match. Come visit me and you are sure to see why. Remember cats and kittens have a two for one adoption fee so its a great time to bring home a companion for me too. Adoption fee: $50 or $10 if you adopt me on Cat Tuesday (all Tuesdays during March). For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office, off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if three months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs six months and over, feline AIDS and leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10-day health guarantee, and a bag of Science Diet pet food. The adoption package is valued at $500. Blu ID# 583833 Oreo ID# 580170 photos by Second Chance Pals And Cell Dogs Are GraduatingFour dogs graduated from the Cell Dog program on Tuesday, March 18 and two have been pre-adopted. And four dogs will graduate from the Second Chance Pals program on Tuesday, March 25. This is a program of the Gulf Coast Humane Society and the Fort Myers Work Camp in Fort Myers. Both programs place homeless shelter dogs in an obedience training program with carefully selected inmates. The dog training program, by K-Nine Connections, teaches inmates how to obedience train dogs during an intensive eightto 16-week course. Upon graduation, the dogs are highly adoptable and possess obedience skills such as how to heel, sit, recall, and stay. They are also house-trained, leash-trained and responsive to voice commands and some hand signals. All the dogs graduate with their Canine Good Citizen certification and some will continue further to be certified as therapy dogs. For more information about the Fort Myers Work Camp or Second Chance Pals Program Graduation contact Officer Davis at 332-6915 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. or 994-1693 after 3 p.m. To reach Gulf Coast Humane Society or to learn how to adopt a Cell Dog or Second Chance Pals Program dog, call 332-0364 or email: Info@ Email editorial copy to:


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