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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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AUGUST SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:04 7:59 7:04 7:58 7:05 7:57 7:05 7:56 7:05 7:55 7:06 7:54 7:06 7:53 VOL. 22, NO. 9 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA AUGUST 22, 2014 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands Read Us Online at PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Refuge To Unveil New Exhibit On Sea Turtle DayThey are not mutant nor ninja, but some of the turtles that hatch on local beaches make it to their teenage years and beyond, thanks to public awareness. A new exhibit to debut at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel on Friday, August 29 strives to further awareness and protection. The refuge is devoting an entire day to sea turtles as it unveils its latest Saving Sea Turtles exhibit in the free Ding Darling Visitor & Education Center starting with the official exhibit unveiling at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend and have refreshments. The new exhibit was made possible by a West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND) grant and other gifts to the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS).The new exhibit was made possible by a West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND) grant and other gifts to the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS). We are so grateful for our partnership with WCIND, which also underwrote our manatees exhibit to help keep our Visitor & Education Center an ever-fresh attraction that educates hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, said DDWS president John McCabe. Continued on page 7 A sculptor works on a sea turtle shell for the new exhibit Ding Photo Contest Deadline ApproachingSeptember 15 marks the deadline for the 27th annual Ding Darling Days Amateur Nature Photography Contest. The contest, sponsored by the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS), is held in conjunction with Ding Darling Days, which runs from October 19 to 25. Visit Complete contest rules follow. For an entry form and other contest information, visit Or contact DDWS at or 472-1100, ext. 233. Winners will be announced and awarded prizes at Conservation Art Day on Saturday, October 25 during Ding Darling Days. Entries may be delivered in person to JN Ding Darling NWR or by mail to Ding Darling Wildlife Society (DDWS), One Wildlife Dr., Sanibel, FL 33957 (Attention: Gary Ogden). There is a $25 per person entry fee that provides you with a membership to the society and is used to defray the cost of the contest. Only amateur (all ages) photographers are eligible to enter (may not possess a professional photographer tax identification number for the sale of photographs).Continued on page 6 Nancy Richardson roseate spoonbills shot won honorable mention in 2013 Cruise In Debuts At Periwinkle PlaceScot Congress and Mike Stone have joined together to bring Sanibel and Captiva residents the newly formed SanCap Motor Club. Members of the community are invited to meet with other car enthusiasts on Monday, September 1 for a Cruise In in the front parking lot of Periwinkle Place Shopping Center. If you have a passion for automobiles, stop by for the inaugural event of the newly formed club. Those who love cars antique to muscle, classic to hot rods will appreciate seeing and sharing these prized possessions. To learn more about the event, join on Facebook at SanCap Motor Club. For more information about the SanCap Motor Club, contact Mike Stone at Mike@sancapstone. com or 322-0044, or Scot Congress at or 472-4177. A replicated loggerhead sea turtle sculpture in progress for the new exhibit




3 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Captiva Community Panel UpdatesBlind Pass Bridge Project Set Workers with the Lee County Department of Transportation will be applying a protective coating on the middle span of the Blind Pass Bridge as part of a pilot project to evaluate the effectiveness of the coating in mitigating bridge deck corrosion. The work is scheduled to start Friday, August 29 and be completed within the same day, weather permitting. There will be single lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the north and south bound lanes. For questions relating to this project, contact Sam Updike at 533-9400. Captiva Community Panel To Meet September 9 The Captiva Community Panel will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 9, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Cone Rooms in Chadwicks Square at South Seas Island Resort. This meeting is open to all interested islanders and the public. Among the agenda items: Discussion of options and directions for the Captiva Plan update A Captiva Erosion Prevention District update A Captiva Fire District update A Hurricane Preparedness and Response Committee update Other business as necessary Public participation is invited and encouraged. The next Captiva Community Panel meeting will tentatively be October 14. Information and background documents are available online at Sanibel Causeway Repairs Under Way Lee County DOT contractor Seig & Ambachtscheer Inc. will perform minor bridge repairs on the Sanibel Causeway in August and September. The work was scheduled to begin August 18 and is expected to be complete by September 30, weather permitting. Work is to be done weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from the bridges shoulders and should be accomplished with slight lane shifting. No lane closures are anticipated, although there may be short traffic disruptions during the daily set up and breakdown of the Maintenance of Traffic devices. Variable message signs will be placed to alert drivers to the roadway Maintenance of Traffic. The majority of these repairs will involve sealing smaller cracks and epoxy injection into larger cracks identified within the bridge superstructure and monitored in two prior inspections leading up to this repair. The work will also include the repair within the bridge superstructure of identified delaminations and spalls, which occur when small sections of concrete detach from a slab. There is no reason for concern. The causeway is structurally sound and remains safe. These repairs are to seal the cracks in the concrete and prevent saltwater intrusion to the structural steel, with the goal of ensuring the causeway bridges reach their targeted 75-year life span. Questions can be directed to Lee County DOT at 533-9400. Cepd Hearings, Meeting Ahead The Captiva Erosion Prevention District will hold its next monthly board meeting on Monday, September 22 at 3 p.m. in the Wakefield Room at Tween Waters Inn. Public hearings on the districts FY2015 budget will be on Friday, September 5 at 5:01 p.m. and Monday, September 22 at 5:01 p.m., also at Tween Waters. Call the district at 4722472 or go to for further information. Lights Out For Turtles, Captiva On Captiva, those residing in beachfront properties including renters of beachfront homes and beach-visible homes need to turn off lights and close curtains and blinds after dark. There has been an unusually high number of disorientations on both islands this season, with nine on Captiva so far. As SCCFs Sea Turtle coordinator points out: One of the main issues on Captiva is that the beach is several feet higher in elevation than it was in previous years due to the renourishment, so lights that havent caused problems in the past are now more visible to the hatchlings. When hatchlings emerge from the nest, they head toward the lightest horizon. Under natural circumstances, this is the water. However, unshielded interior lighting even from just a single beachfront condominium, resort unit or residence is enough to disrupt the normal sea-finding behavior of sea turtle hatchlings. Hatchling turtles are guided to the ocean by an instinct to travel away from the dark silhouettes of the dune vegetation and toward the brightest horizon light from the sky reflecting off the ocean. Artificial lights near the beach can deter females from nesting and disorient hatchling sea turtles. Most hatchlings that wander inland will die of exhaustion, dehydration or predation. If you find lost hatchlings, call SCCF at 472-2329. A licensed volunteer will pick up the turtles. While waiting, place them in a dry container with a little moist sand in the bottom and hold them in a shaded area. If you see a stranded turtle, check to see if there are orange marks painted on its shell. If so, this stranding has already been reported to the SCCF sea turtle program. If this is a new stranding, call sea turtle coordinator Kelly Sloan at 4722329. Galloway Captiva Tri Sold Out The 4th annual Galloway Captiva Tri sold out all its adult and kids slots faster than ever this year as word about this unique race in paradise spreads. The sprint triathlon (1/4-mile swim, 10-mile bike, 3.1-mile run) will be held on Sunday, September 14, with the kids tri (shorter distances depending on athletes age) the day before on Saturday, September 13. More information is at and, once again, Community Cooperatives School Backpack Program will be the benefiting charity of the event. 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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 20144 Bird Patrol Guided Walks At Lakes ParkLakes Regional Park is offering the following nature outings: Experience the Beautiful Birds of Bunche Beach with a Bird Patrol Guide on Saturday August 30, beginning at 8 a.m. Meet on the beach, located in South Fort Myers, off Summerlin Road. Bunche Beach is excellent for both migrant and resident waders and shorebirds working the mudflats at low tide due to the diversity of micro-invertebrates. Waterfowl, raptors and warblers can also be seen. For more information, call 7073015. This event is free with parking fee of $2 per hour (tour is approximately two hours). Restrooms are on site. Provided in cooperation with Lee County Parks and Recreation. Bring binoculars, sun protection, shoes that can get wet, a bottle of drinking water, your curiosity and love of nature. Visit Morning Meander Nature Walk with a Bird Patrol Guide on Saturday, September 6, beginning at 8:30 a.m. This is an easy walk along clear paths with an opportunity to see birds in native vegetation, with experienced bird patrol guides pointing out the many species in Lakes Park, a Lee County birding hot spot and crucial nesting area for many birds. Arrive a few minutes after 8 a.m. for a brief introduction and to sign waivers. Wear comfortable shoes and dress to be outside. Bring water, sunscreen and binoculars. Lakes Regional Park is at 7330 Gladiolus Drive in Fort Myers. Meet at Shelter A7. For more information, call 533-7580 or 533-7576. This tour is provided in cooperation with Lee County Parks and Recreation. It is free with paid parking.Visit Eastern phoebe photo by Meg Rousher Piping plover photo by Meg Rousher Call For ArtistsArtFest Fort Myers, Southwest Floridas premier fine art festival, announced the poster/T-shirt competition for the 2015 festival. This competition is open to all professional artists, said Sharon McAllister, executive director. Our commemorative poster and T-shirt always feature inspiring original artwork and we encourage any artist, not just those applying to participate in ArtFest Fort Myers 2015, to submit their artwork for poster/T-shirt consideration. The artist whose work is selected for the poster/T-shirt will be featured in a broad range of print, online and VIP promotions preceding festival weekend, and continuing throughout the year, as well as a free booth space at ArtFest Fort Myers 2015, a complimentary three-night stay at the host hotel, plus an invitation to ArtFest Fort Myers 2016. It was an honor to be chosen as the ArtFest Fort Myers Poster Artist, said Tara Grim about her 2014 experience. This is a fabulous show with amazing crowds, who just loved and supported my artwork. The poster was heavily promoted before and during the festival and is still being advertised today. Many months later, it is exciting that my work is still being recognized as that of the ArtFest Fort Myers Poster Artist. Submissions for the contest must represent original artwork, in a theme that reflects Southwest Florida and is appealing to a broad audience. For more information, visit www.ArtFestFortMyers. com and click on Poster Contest or call 768-3602. Proceeds from the sales of the commemorative poster and T-shirt help to support the ArtFest Fort Myers art education outreach programs; The After School Art Clubs, the Boys and Girls Art Club at Shady Oaks, The Visiting Artist Program and Art Supply Grants. ArtFest Fort Myers takes place on February 6, 7 and 8 in the Fort Myers River District. LABOR DAY LABOR DAY SALES SALES Aug. 30-Sept. 1 Aug. 30-Sept. 1 All retail All retail centers centers


5 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Highwaymen Exhibit To Open During Art WalkThere will be an opening reception for the exhibit Sons of the Sun: The Highwaymen during Art Walk on Friday, September 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibit will run through January 3 at the Southwest Florida Museum of History, 2031 Jackson Street in the Fort Myers River District. Explore the cultural impact of disenfranchised African-American outsider artists who emerged in the mid-1950s from their segregated Fort Pierce-area neighborhood to paint and sell their signature images of Florida landscapes and citrus groves. Lacking gallery representation, this loosely affiliated group of 26 artists forged their own style that encapsulated the idealized version of the Florida dream, selling their unique visions crafted on common construction materials from the trunks of their cars, along major thoroughfares, and by knocking on doors. Following in the tradition of the Hudson River School of the mid1800s and other en plein-air movements, this group of mostly self-taught painters mentored each other, and began painting with impressive velocity, sometimes selling their paintings before they had completely dried. As the artists began falling on hard times, they were finally recognized as an important collective and given the moniker The Highwaymen in a 1995, establishing their place in American history. In 2004, Alfred Hair and The Highwaymen were inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame. Hairs son, Kelvin Hair, a working artist today, was selected by Gov. Rick Scott as the 2012 Black History Month artist. The exhibit features never-beforeshown works representing several of the original artists (and some of their children) from the private collection of Tristan and Donna Chapman of Fort Myers, in addition to rare pieces from the private collection of Kelvin Hair of Fort Pierce. Various events are being planned around the exhibit through its duration to foster community engagement. Original Highwaymen artists Al Black, James Gibson and Mary Ann Carroll (the only Highwaywoman) will join official Gulf Citrus Growers Association artist Kelvin Hair at the reception. Meet and mingle with the artists in their first appearance in Southwest Florida.The four artists will have several works for sale at the opening. Proceeds benefit the SWFL Museum of History Foundation.To RSVP for the opening reception, contact Chuck Smith at 321-7430 or email Florida landscapes and citrus groves were common subject matter for the Highwaymen A painting by James Gibson To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


6 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Island Style Cruise-In Every 1st Monday of the Month. Sept. 1st, 5:00 8:00 pm. Periwinkle Place Shops 2075 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel FL. For More Information & Membership Details: Scot Congress Mike Stone 239-472-4177 239-322-0044 Proudly Sponsored By: From page 1Ding Photo Contest Deadline Photos must be taken at JN Ding Darling NWR and have been taken within two years of entry date. Photos must be 8 x 10 (or full frame 8 x 12) with an 11 x 14 mat. This will facilitate display in the Visitor Center (no hangers on the backs of photographs.) Frames are not permitted. Please submit a digital copy on a CD/ DVD/Flash Drive. Each photo must be at least 2MB. The two photo entries can be copied onto the same CD/DVD/Flash Drive. Each person may enter up to two photos but is eligible to win only one award. One $25 fee covers two entries per person. Photos that have won awards in previous Ding Darling Wildlife Society photo contests may not be resubmitted. Judging will be anonymous.Do not put your name or anything that will identify you on your photograph. Judging criteria: 1) Technical excellence (sharpness, lighting, composition, exposure) 2) Originality/creativity 3) Interest 4) Ability to be reproduced for publication On digital photos, only limited image modifications are permitted. Minor manipulation should be used only to produce a more natural looking photograph. Cropping is allowed but adding any elements not existing in the original scene will not be allowed. Judges, at their discretion, will disqualify any photos that appear to be manipulated beyond these guidelines. All photos will become the property of DDWS and will not be returned. There is no need to include a return envelope or postage. Photos may be used by DDWS in any way with appropriate credit. First, second and third place winners and honorable mentions will be formally announced during the Ding Darling Days weeklong celebration held in October. Cash prizes will be awarded. The refuge and wildlife society cannot be held responsible for loss or damage of photos. There are three judges: A refuge staff person, a professional photographer, and a member of the Sanibel community. Cash prizes are as follows: 1st Place $100; 2nd Place $50; 3rd Place $25 DDWS sponsors Ding Darling Days with support from Tarpon Bay Explorers, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and other private and business partners. To become a friend of the refuge, visit www. Ding Darling Days 2014 sponsors include: Roseate Spoonbill: Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille Great Egret: Matzaluna The Italian Kitchen, Tween Waters Inn Great Blue Heron: 97.7 Latino & Juan Radio, Arthur Printing, Baileys General Store, Mike and Terry Baldwin, Casa Ybel Resort, Cedar Chest Fine Jewelry, Intech Printing, Island Sun, Jerrys Foods, Mike and Cannella Mullins, Oceans Reach Condominiums, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, Jim and Patty Sprankle, West Wind Inn Reddish Egret: Big Red Q Quickprint, Caloosa Tent & Rental, Casa Ybel Resort, Sally and Rich Ennis, Gulf Breeze Cottages, Sabal Signs, Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club, West Wind Inn Snowy Egret: Barefoot Charleys Painting Co., Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, Jerry Edelman and Maryanne Daly, Florida Weekly, George & Wendys Seafood Grille, Good Wheels, Grounds by Green Ways, Island Therapy Center, Over Easy Caf, Panther Printing, Sanibel Art & Frame, Wendy and George Schnapp, She Sells Sea Shells, Winston and Barbara Spurgeon, Suncatchers Dream. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit or contact Birgie Miller at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4, or From page 3Captiva Community Panel Updatesthat roads will close for approximately two hours (6:45 to 8:45 a.m.) Sunday morning, September 14, during the bike portion of the race. Songwriters To Bring Their Tunes To Captiva The 1st annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest will bring nationally acclaimed singer-songwriters to the islands of Captiva and Fort Myers Beach during the fall. Presented by BMI, along with iHeartRadio, Cat Country 107.1, and The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, the festival will take place over two weekends at popular island venues. With dozens of free shows to select from, attendees will have the unique opportunity to experience the voices, back stories and personalities of the artists in intimate island settings. The Captiva weekend will be September 26 to 28, after which the venues shift to Fort Myers Beach October 3 to 6. A complete schedule will be released soon. Confirmed Captiva venues include South Seas Island Resort, Tween Waters Inn (Crows Nest, Old Captiva House and the Canoe & Kayak Club), Captiva Island Inn, Keylime Bistro, Cantina Captiva, RC Otters, The Mucky Duck and Doc Fords Captiva. Confirmed Captiva hotel partners are South Seas Island Resort, Tween Waters Inn, Jensens Cottages & Marina and the Captiva Island Inn. Captiva Community Panel Looking For Nominees Interested in helping to set the islands land use and zoning direction? The Captiva Community Panel is looking for interested nominees to fill current and future openings on the panel. Meetings are usually in the morning on the second Tuesday of each month. No specific background is required, except a desire to learn about issues facing the island and a willingness to work to address them. Email your name, contact information and a little background about you to and it will be passed on to the panels nominating committee. United Way Launches New WebsiteThe United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties recently launched a new website, which serves as an easily navigable resource hub for users across four counties to get help and give help. The site enables users to directly access 211 services, locate United Way houses, discover more than 80 partner agencies and find free tax help, among other things. Volunteer opportunities, donation programs, fundraising event information and current news are also just a click away.continued on page 8 *O er valid 08/22/14 08/29/14, Not valid with any other promotions, not valid on previous purchases, must present coupon


7 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 From page 1Ding Sea Turtle ExhibitFollowing the exhibit unveiling, refuge biologist Jeremy Conrad will give a presentation about Florida sea turtles and his research on leatherback sea turtles while working at a Caribbean national wildlife refuge. At 1 p.m., Kelly Sloan, with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation sea turtle program, will talk about the status of sea turtles on the islands. Following that, the film Turtle: The Incredible Journey will air free of charge. The documentary takes viewers along on the travels of a sea turtle hatched on a Florida beach to the North Atlantic, Africa and back to the beach where she was born. The Refuge Nature Store will be featuring a display of sea turtle books, toys, and other gifts on Friday and over the weekend. Wildlife Drive will be closed on Friday, but Indigo Trail, Wildlife Education Boardwalk, Bailey Tract and Tarpon Bay Recreation Area are open during regular hours. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit or contact Birgie Miller at 292-0566 or email director@dingdarlingsociety. org. The exhibits design plan PALM RIDGE PLACE PALM RIDGE PLACE 2330 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel Island, FL 2330 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel Island, FL (across from CVS) (across from CVS) (239) 472-1111 (239) 472-1111 Special gift Special gift for for Back To School Back To School cuts cuts Sanibels First Beauty/Barber est. 1951 Sanibels First Beauty/Barber est. 1951Sanibel Beauty Salon ISLAND ISLAND PHARMACY PHARMACY(Voted Best Pharmacy on The Island 6 years)CARING FOR YOU AND ABOUT YOUPhone 472-6188Fax 472-61442330 Palm Ridge Rd. #12, Sanibel Tk O Sanibels FavoriteDelicatessen WINNER Best Pizza Taste of the Islands BOARS HEAD BOARS HEAD OPEN OPEN SUNDAYS SUNDAYS NOW OPEN NOW OPEN FOR INDOOR FOR INDOOR SEATING SEATINGOpen 7 DaysBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner & LaterWe Cater! Gluten Free Options Serving Pizza & Wings Frozen Yogurt & So MUCH MORE! 302.569.2399FUN & FOND MEMORIESNEW on SANIBEL/CAPTIVA (Residents)Your PortraitI PAINT PEOPLE & PETSACRYLIC ON CANVASMS. GINA Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or Read us online at


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 20148 Florida Voter Guide 2014 Now OnlineElection 2014 is upon us. Early Voting set to begin. The people understand that as servant leaders in the State of Florida, the allegiance of our state legislators must be to our state and the citizens thereof. In the hope of ascertaining the attitude and intent of those who would represent the citizens of the great State of Florida, The Republic of Florida Voter Guide 2014 is now officially online. Questions chosen for their application in six key areas of immediate political concern have been mailed to over 300 candidates for partisan political office in Tallahassee. In time for the August primary, the results will allow our voters to better understand the loyalty of our would-be leaders. To date, the following districts/ counties have posted a response: State Representative 06 Bay 17 St. Johns 22 Levy/Marion 25 Volusia 26 Volusia 31 Lake/Orange 35 Hernando 36 Pasco 40 Polk 50 Brevard/Orange 53 Brevard 68 Pinellas 72 Sarasota 76 Lee State Senate 12 Orange 20 Pinellas 30 Charlotte/Lee 32 Indian River/Martin/Palm Beach/ St. Lucie Attorney General & Governor View the guide and candidate responses online at http://coolchange. net/votered. For more information, email Sanibel CERT Looking For VolunteersThe Sanibel CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is looking for volunteers to participate in upcoming training. The training will consist of eight aspects of response to emergencies such as hurricanes, tornados and others. The Sanibel CERT members are members of the community that are willing to help others in a time of need, when our police officers and firefighters are busy with other aspects of a disaster. CERT members learn first-aid, preparedness and overall safety. The course will take place over eight weeks, meeting once a week for approximately two hours per week. The course takes place at Sanibel Fire Station #1, located on Palm Ridge Road, Tuesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. The course starts on September 9 and runs through November 4. Contact Assistant Chief Matt Scott at 472-5525 or if you would like to participate in this training opportunity. Mobile MammogramsWomen of all ages will have access to mammography services on Monday, August 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FISH of Sanibel-Captiva is sponsoring the Radiology Regional Center Mobile Mammogram for the island community. Mammograms are x-rays of the breast, continuing to be the gold standard and the key to life-saving early detection of breast cancer. Early detection allows for a greater number of options for treatment and a better chance of survival. The Radiology Regional Centers Mobile Mammography Coach is a customized, mobile breast-imaging clinic, bringing the latest technology in digital mammography directly to you. Convenience, state-of-the-art technology and exceptional quality are the reasons why women choose this service. The mobile mammography trailer will be stationed at the Baileys General Store parking lot. For more information or an appointment, call Christine or Jessi at 4724775. No prescription is necessary for this service. FISH may be able to provide financial assistance to those without insurance or with limited financial resources. Lee County Tax Collector Fee ReductionFlorida Legislature passed Senate Bill 156, which lowers the cost of motor vehicle registration fees starting September 1. The estimated savings for Florida vehicle owners is $400 million a year. The Lee County Tax Collectors office has taken a proactive effort over the past months to ensure citizens benefit from the fee reduction. The two-year renewal option was removed from the online process and signs clearly posted at all office locations to give residents the needed information to take advantage of the savings. Renewing for only one year allows the new fee structure to be applied to the annual or biennial option next year. Registrations can be renewed at the new rate online starting Monday, September 1, and at any of the six locations Tuesday, September 2. September renewals received by mail will be processed after September 1 at the new rate. Delinquent renewals for prior months will be disabled online so the new fees can be applied. Office staff is ready to assist vehicle owners so registrations are processed timely. Visit online at or call 533-6000. Vehicle registrations expire at midnight on your birthday. From page 6United Way WebsiteIn addition to offering quick, easy access to resources and ways to help, the website also provides a means for feedback and social networking tools to help the community get involved and stay informed. President Cliff Smith said, Our new web presence better reflects the mission of the United Way and enables us to reach the community in an unprecedented manner. Were excited that the site is so streamlined, easy to use and full of useful features, and Im confident it will help us to better fulfill our mission and continue to expand our reach to valuable partner agencies. The site also represents an opportunity for donors to directly see their money in action. Michelle Hudson, digital strategist for CONRIC PR & Marketing/Publishing and a United Way board member, said, Covering four counties, our local United Way needed a one-stop resource for locating services and opportunities to give, advocate and volunteer. The new website provides a simple, yet comprehensive way to get involved. Another important way to get involved is to provide feedback on the new site and join us on our Facebook page and Twitter feed. To better serve the community, development of a mobile website for The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee is near completion. For questions, comments and feedback about the new site, email To advertise in the Island Sun call 395-1213 Our email address is


9 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Fort Myers Public Art: Lovegrove Selling Hurricane Charley Art To Benefit Red Crossby Tom HallWednesday, August 13 marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Charley. Following the ageold adage of making lemonade when life deals you lemons, Matlacha artist Leoma Lovegrove converted hurricane debris into artwork. Last week, she announced that shes selling 12 pieces of that artwork for sale in order to benefit the local chapter of the American Red Cross. [My husband] Mike and I were traveling home from Michigan when Charley was striking Matlacha Island, Lovegrove shared. When we arrived, we began to clean up the mess at our gallery. Being the middle of the summer, it was unbearably hot. I noticed Mike had piled up over 200 feet of my pink fencing along the side of the road and it made me sad. Then, I had a Leoma moment. I retrieved all the fencing (it took an hour) and stashed it behind an unwanted shed. Mike was delighted (NOT). For years, Lovegrove made art out of pieces of the fencing and attached a little story about Hurricane Charley on the back of each one. On August 10, she gathered up the 12 remaining pieces of art shed made from the pink fence and put them on sale today for $100 each, with 100 percent of the sales price going to the American Red Cross Floridas Southern Gulf Region (our local chapter). I remember how the Red Cross drove around the entire island and passed out water and boxed meals while we cleaned up our homes and businesses, Lovegrove recalled. You can purchase the Hurricane Charley art at Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens, 4637 Pine Island Road NW, Matlacha Island or by phoning 283-6453. The gallery will ship it to you within the USA free of charge. The American Red Cross Floridas Southern Gulf Region serves Collier, Lee, Hendry and Glades counties. The American Red Cross is where people mobilize to help their neighbors across the street, across the country, and across the world in emergencies. Each year, in communities large and small, victims of some 70,000 disasters turn to neighbors familiar and new at the American Red Cross. Leoma Lovegrove is an impressionistexpressionist painter known worldwide for her wildly vibrant depictions of the Florida lifestyle. Located in the heart of Matlacha Island on the southwest coast of Florida, Lovegrove Gallery and Gardens is one of the most colorful landmarks in the Sunshine State. To learn more, visit An arts advocate, Tom Hall guides weekly walking tours of the River Districts public art collection in Fort Myers. For more information, go to Matlacha artist Leoma Lovegrove is donating 100 percent of the sales price of select Hurricane Charley artwork to the American Red Cross Floridas Southern Gulf Region Interactive Fire Prevention Week QuizThe National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is offering an online, interactive quiz for members of the public looking to test their fire safety smarts. The quiz reinforces the messages behind NFPAs annual awareness campaign, Fire Prevention Week, and its 2014 theme, Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month! The 2014 Fire Prevention Week Quiz is available online now through October 25 at, and includes 12 questions on smoke alarm safety and information. This fun, interactive resource lets families see how well-prepared they are for an emergency. Quiz-takers can review their results and compare them with others via Twitter and Facebook. This year, Fire Prevention Week informs the public about the importance of testing their smoke alarms every month. Unfortunately, many home fire deaths result from fires where a smoke alarm is present but does not operate. Working smoke alarms help save lives by giving people time to get out safely from a home fire. NFPA has been the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week since 1922. According to the National Archives and Records Administrations Library Information Center, Fire Prevention Week is the longest running public health and safety observance on record. The president of the United States has signed a proclamation proclaiming a national observance during that week every year since 1925. Visit for more safety information. Email your editorial copy to:


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201410 Church After School Program Opening SoonSanibel Congregational United Church of Christ offers an after school program called Shine! on Wednesdays for preschoolers and kindergarten through fifth graders. Beginning August 27, the group meets from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The program runs through May, with drop-off time beginning at 2:30 p.m. From 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., a snack is provided and there is time for free play on the playground or a quiet area for students to begin homework or other quiet activities. The registration fee is $65 per child, maximum of $130 per family for the full school year. Scholarships are available. Starting at 3:30 p.m. Associate Pastor Deb Kunkel leads the kids with activities as they discover how Gods love shines both on them and through others. Preschoolers meet with Mrs. D. (Judi Daugherty) for separate activities. Faith and Bible lessons, arts and crafts, games, devotions, music and service projects are incorporated in to the program. There will also be special guests from the church family and from the community who will share ways to live out their faith and love from God in everyday life with the children. The program is open to the public and children of all backgrounds are welcome. There is an optional Pizza Club at 5 p.m. The whole family is welcome. There is no charge, but freewill donations are accepted to help with costs. There will be a free trial period on August 27, September 3 and September 10. Register your child, let them try it for three weeks, and if you want them to continue, pay the $65 registration fee for the year. If transportation is needed, there are parents willing to drive other students along with theirs to and from the program. Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way, across from Periwinkle Place. To register, see the link to the registration form at or stop by the church office. For more information, or if youd like to volunteer to help, contact the church at 472-0497. Students and adults decorate Jack OLanterns as part of the All Hallowed Eve celebration 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 Kristy See Rachel AtkinsReportersAnne Mitchell Jeff Lysiak Social Skills In PracticeChildren at Summit Christian Preschool at Sanibel Community Church enjoy a book with one another as they explore new themes each week. Classes for 3 year olds meet Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Call Kathy at Summit Christian School for enrollment information at 482-7007. Eva Kilgore-Anderson, Jayden Alonso and Brooks Selby Twin Painting At Summit PreschoolTwo-year-olds Kahanu and Kekoa Otalvaro enjoy painting outside on plexiglass at Summit Christian School at Sanibel Community Church. Classes for 2-year-olds meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 pm. Children practice fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination through a variety of age appropriate activities. Contact Kathy at Summit Christian School for registration information at 482-7007. Kahaun and Kekoa Otalvaro


11 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 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: Trash & Treasures Sale will be back in November The center is now accepting donations of clean, gently-used items. Your tax deductible donations may be dropped off at the Center 4 Life Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. No books, clothes, shoes, computers or TVs. If you have any questions, call 472-5743. Page Turners with Ann Rodman If you would like to be on the Page Turners list, email annrodman@aol. com or contact the Center 4 Life. On Wednesday, September 10, the featured book is The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth. Bring your lunch and view the movie at 12:30 p.m. At 2:30 p.m., there will be a discussion of both the book and movie. World Famous Mote Aquarium in Sarasota Wednesday, September 24. Cost is $55 for members and $65 for non-members. Register by September 15. Sunset Social on the Sanibel Causeway Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Contact Island Seniors if you you are interested in participating and for directions to the viewing area. Bring an appetizer to share and your beach chair. Watercolor & Collage with Bea Pappas Fridays, August 22 and 29 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Work from a still life in watercolor. You will also learn an easy approach to collage, both figurative and abstract. Collage can be worked from torn magazines, found papers, which includes book pages or handmade papers. Contact the center for supply list. Cost per session is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Discovering the Value of the Internet with Patty Waters Wednesday, September 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $30 for members; $45 nonmembers, class limited to six people. This seminar is for you if you are new to the Internet or not comfortable looking up the topics you are interested in. Learn how to safely book your travel, track stocks, access government information or tips on gardening, exercise or other interests. Contact Island Seniors to register. Games Bridge Monday and Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes will be awarded. Mahjongg Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Tuesday Kayaking September 2 (weather permitting) at 8:30 a.m. There is space for 16 people on eight twoperson kayaks and unlimited space for those who own their own kayaks. Island Seniors, Inc. will provide kayaks, paddles and life jackets. Bring water, a small snack, sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses, towel, hat and change of clothing. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Advance registration is required. 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 card 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 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. Patricia Gennity is the instructor. For more information on programs or to join Island Seniors, call 472-5743 or stop by the Center 4 Life, 2401 Library Way on Sanibel. Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy & Pilates Phone # 239-395-5858 Conveniently located on Periwinkle Way across from Sanibel Community Park Conveniently located on Periwinkle Way across from Sanibel Community ParkShowroom Hours: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday Phone # 239-472-1101 Showroom Hours: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday Phone # 239-472-1101 9am-5pm 7 days a week Phone #: 239-472-HOME Administrative Of ces & Classrooms Phone # 239-472-9700 7am-9pm 7 days a week (Summer hours vary) 239-395-1919 Showroom Hours 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday Phone # 239-472-9473 Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 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 information call 239-395-2544. CAPTIVA CHAPEL BY THE SEA: The Rev. George E. Morris Services every Sunday 11 a.m. November 9, 2014 thru April 26, 2015 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 BAPTIST CHURCH Join us for worship Sunday mornings 9 a.m. Bible Study and 10 a.m. Worship Service at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. 239-671-5502. SANIBEL COMMUNITY CHURCH 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, 472-2684 Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor Sunday Worship Hours:8 a.m. Traditional in historic Chapel. 9 a.m. Contemporary and 11 a.m. Traditional in main Sanctuary. 10:15 a.m. Courtyard Fellowship. 9 and 11 a.m. Bible classes. 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 Full Service 10 a.m. with Sunday school and nursery care provided. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Masses 9:30 a.m. Daily Mass Wed., Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m. Communion Service Mon. and Tues. 8:30 a.m. Holy Days call. ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 2304 Periwinkle Way. Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector. Saturday Eucharist 5 p.m., Sunday Eucharist 9:30 a.m., Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Tuesday Morning Prayer 9 a.m., Wednesday Healing Eucharist 9 a.m., Wednesday Evening Service 6 p.m. (Followed by Potluck Supper on the 1st Wednesday) For more information call 4722173 or visit 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 NORMA GILLESPIENorma Gillespie, beloved wife of Michael Gillespie, departed this world in silent peace in Sanibel, Florida on August 6, 2014, with her loved and loving family by her side. She was 78 years old. Norma led her life with a deep, caring devotion to her family, and she offered all who knew her their own unique and uplifting relationship, with love and joy. Norma was an active member of the Sanibel community for nearly 30 years. She was particularly involved in music, as a performer, accompanist, member of the classical music committee of BIG ARTS and as a volunteer for the Sanibel Music Festival. With her boundless energy and passion, she also joined and founded a number of chamber music groups, in which she played as a cellist and pianist. Born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, Norma started her young life as she lived it thereafter immersed in music and spreading it to others. After two years of concentrated study as a solo pianist at the Philadelphia Music Academy, she finished her work at Temple University with a BA degree in music education. Shortly after graduation, she was invited by choral conductor Robert Page, then with Temple, to serve as his assistant conductor in a European tour. By that time, though, Norma had chosen to start a family and commit her life to absorbing the joy of music and endowing that joy to her family and community. While raising her family in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, Norma gave piano lessons from her home and taught music classes at Jenkintown High School. As the children grew, the Gillespie family spent many happy times at Ganoga Lake, Pennsylvania, and that lake and community were close to Normas heart even after she and her husband moved to Sanibel. In her later years, she found another passion: her grandchildren. Spending time with them, and keeping up with their activities and growth, brought her special joy, laughter and pride. Through Norma and her husband, Sanibel entered the hearts of every grandchild and the entire family. Norma is survived by her husband, Michael, her high school sweetheart, and by the family the two of them started Michael and his wife Lauren, Paul and his wife Susan, Anne, Kevin and his wife Stacey, and the nine grandchildren who made her glow William, Cullen, Samuel, Caroline, Benjamin, Owen, Brooks, Madelyn and Evelyn. A mass and reception in remembrance of Norma will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 6 at St. Isabels Catholic Church, 3559 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Salvation Army in Fort Myers or to the Norma Gillespie Young Musician Scholarship Fund at BIG ARTS, which has been established by her family to further her love of music and musical education. OBITUARY 15951 Captiva Drive, Captiva Island 239.472.7722 239472-5161 ext 390September SpecialsSpa Manicure & Spa Pedicure $68 European Facial & Relaxation Massage $16020% o all hair services.Prices do not include gratuity. 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13 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Grant Provides Rain Gutters For CHR Rental UnitsSanibels Community Housing and Resources, Inc. (CHR) was recently the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation that was applied toward the cost of installing rain gutters on CHR rental properties. The gutters were needed because some of CHRs buildings dont have extended overhangs, said CHRs executive director Kelly Collini, When it rained, water was running down onto the residents lanais and onto air conditioning equipment. Now, weve redirected the rain water, which keeps our residents dry and protects our buildings. Grants like the one from the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation, along with donations from local businesses and individuals, help CHR to maintain 74 rental properties that serve 150 tenants. You can imagine the upkeep, Collini said, but CHR is dedicated to providing nice living spaces, and we couldnt do it without great support from our business partners and from the Sanibel community. CHR really appreciates it, but its our residents your neighbors who receive the benefit of this generosity the most. CHR residents represent people and families that the Sanibel community meets every day. Among them are bankers, cooks, teachers, writers, artists, realtors, conservation workers and office workers, to name a few. Paying for rain gutters might seem like a simple thing, Collini said, but when you know that the end result is support of a fellow islander and neighbor, your perspective changes. For more information, visit online at, or call 472-1189. Donations and contributions to CHR are tax deductible. Tax Collector Fee ReductionFlorida Legislature passed Senate Bill 156, which lowers the cost of motor vehicle registration fees starting September 1. The estimated savings for Florida vehicle owners is $400 million a year. The Lee County Tax Collectors office has taken a proactive effort over the past months to ensure citizens benefit from the fee reduction. The two-year renewal option was removed from the online process and signs clearly posted at all office locations to give residents the needed information to take advantage of the savings. Renewing for only one year allows the new fee structure to be applied to the annual or biennial option next year. Registrations can be renewed at the new rate online starting Monday, September 1, and at any of the six locations Tuesday, September 2. September renewals received by mail will be processed after September 1 at the new rate. Delinquent renewals for prior months will be disabled online so the new fees can be applied. Office staff is ready to assist vehicle owners so registrations are processed timely. Visit online at or call 533-6000. Vehicle registrations expire at midnight on your birthday. Just up the road awaits a true, must-do destination: the Old Captiva House, where Americas most romantic sunset meets Captivas top-rated dining in a charming, historic, Gulf-front location complete with live piano. Come, feast your eyes and your appetite. Reservations 239.472.5161 X421 SHOULDNT EVERY DAY BE THIS GOOD? 15951 CAPTIVA DRIVE 239.472.5161 TWEEN-WATERS.COM W HETHER YOU LOOK WEST OR LOOK DOWN, OUR VIEWS ARE EQUALLY SPECTACULAR. Park your flip flops at the one and only Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn where youll find great food, great fun and great times served up nightly. A TripAdvisor top-rated Captiva Island restaurant. 15951 Captiva Dr. | 239.472.5161 | Live Wire: August 22 & 23 Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201414 Shark Week In The Soundby Capt. Matt MitchellWith Shark Week running on TV this week, it seemed that on every trip I took, anglers wanted to get in on the shark frenzy. The morning tides to target redfish and snook were far from perfect so the shark fishing was a great go-to option and made a pleasant change of pace. Many of my clients have never done battle with a five-footplus fish with the strength and power of many of the varieties of sharks we are encountering in the sound. With long powerful drag screaming runs, this is exciting fishing. Shark fishing is relatively simple fishing when you work out where they are. Natural deep channels that have good tide movement and are within close proximity to the passes are a good place to get started. I generally look for channels that are roughly eight-feet-plus deep. Some of these channels are better to fish on a incoming tide while others are better on a outgoing tide. As far as bait choices for sharks, just about any fresh caught fish cut into a large chunk will do it. Fishing with a chunk of meat that is too big for a catfish is key. My personal favorite and daily choice for this fishing is fresh mullet but ladyfish will do the trick too. All our flats right now are holding large schools of mullet so you can try to cast net your own or go catch ladyfish on jigs before heading out to target sharks. I buy my fresh mullet from a friend of mine who commercially mullet fishes just about every weekday with a cast net. He supplies many other fishing guides and also a local fish house. If you dont have a mullet man in your life, most of the commercial fish houses or bait shops have fresh mullet on hand. Frozen mullet will work but not nearly as well as fresh. Once frozen mullet gets mushy, it just does not stay on the hook as well and loses that fresh smell the sharks want. For the last few weeks, Ive been tweaking my shark rig. When you think sharks, most anglers want to break out the metal leader or cable but all this metal really cuts down on the amount of bites you get. I believe the sharks sense it. When the sharks are really feeding hard, it does not seem to make a lot of difference but when its not on fire, the amount of bites you get when fishing heavy mono leader over using metal rigs goes way, way up. You will lose a few more hooked sharks fishing with the mono leader, especially if they turn sideways, putting it between their teeth, but thats just part of the shark fishing game. After losing lots of sharks while using 100# mono leader, I upscaled my rig. My new shark rig of choice consists of roughly six to eight feet of 200# test mono leader. On the business end, I use a cut bait 12/0 circle hook and on the other end a 250# swivel. To put this rig together, I like to use thin wall, double barrel sleeves and crimp it. With such thick mono, the sleeves make a nice clean connection and its a quick rig to put together. I prefer not to use any weight as the big chunk of bait sits down on the bottom. Cast the bait out, then place the rod in the rod holder until the shark picks it up. On the first run, the circle hook usually gets them right in the corner of the mouth. For rods, I use heavy spinning tackle rigged with at least 250 to 300 yards of 65# braid. Conventional tackle works too but is just not as easy for clients to handle. On some of these sharks, this is heavy enough gear to turn them but its best to have a float buoy on your anchor just in case you have to give chase quickly before they dump the spool. The varieties of sharks we caught this week included bulls, blacktips, spinners and lemons, with an average size of right around five feet. Any shark over about four feet, I dont bring in the boat and simply cut the leader as close to the hook as possible. Have respect for these toothy fish. They can bite you just as quickly out of the water as they can in the water. 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 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 395-1213. A five-foot bull shark caught this week in Pine Island Sound with Capt. Matt Mitchell ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. 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15 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Plant SmartBalsam Apple Makes Category IIby Gerri ReavesIf you ever wondered whether to banish that lacy-leaved vine called balsam apple (Momordica charantia) from your yard, the answer now is clearly yes. The weed was added to the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Councils (FLEPPC) list of invasive species just last year. Category II status means that the species has increased in abundance or frequency but has not yet altered Florida plant communities to the extent shown by category I species. If future monitoring by scientists establishes that it or any category II species is causing ecological damage, it can be reclassified as category I. Ecological damage includes altering native plant communities by displacing native species, changing community structures or ecological functions, or hybridizing with natives, according to FLEPPC. Since being documented as having escaped cultivation in 1993, balsam apple had expanded to 30 Florida counties as of last year. Like many invasive species, the vine possesses its winning attributes that make it understandable why the exotic species was introduced to the U.S. or Florida in the first place. A plant might have significant ornamental value, grow fast, or supply food for livestock or people. (Others species sneak in -via a nursery shipment, for example.) In the case of balsam apple, no less an illustrious personage than Thomas Jefferson introduced it to the continent and used it as a border at Monticello. Native to tropical Africa and Southeast Asia, it is also known as balsam pear. This member of the cucumber, or gourd, family quickly covers a tree trunk, fence, or the ground. In the wild, it can grow just about anywhere and compete with native species, even with rare air plants in the tree tops. Getting rid of it is all the more difficult because it is confused with native beneficial vines such as Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) or muscadine grape (Vitis rotundifolia). However, balsam apple has several characteristics that make it easy to identify. The leaves are fiveto seven-lobed and ornate in shape. The rather delicate leaves and stems travel via tendrils. When broken, the stems emit an unmistakable musky earthy smell, earning the plant another common name, stink vine. The five-petaled yellow flowers bloom year-round and are about an inch across. Another distinctive feature is the warty yellow-orange fruit containing scarlet seeds. Fortunately, the stems and roots are easy to rip out and completely eliminate. Thats important, because animals who eat the seeds spread this pest. If the category II status doesnt convince you to get rid of this vine, consider that the seeds and ripe fruit are toxic to humans and can kill dogs if ingested. Sources: Everglades Wildflowers by Roger L. Hammer,, ifas.ufl. edu, and Plant Smart explores the plant life of South Florida and sustainable landscape practices. The warty fruit that contains scarlet seeds make identification easy photos by Gerri Reaves Balsam apple was listed as a category-II invasive species in 2013 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


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201416 A New Vision For Coastal Protection?submitted by Ken and Kate Gooderham, ASBPA Executive DirectorsA new federal study is attempting to reframe the national discussion about coastal risk and relief, and it behooves local communities and coastal advocates to be part of this conversation from the beginning. The study, issued by the National Research Council in late July, calls for a national vision for managing risks from coastal storms that includes a long-term view, regional solutions, and recognition of the full array of economic, social, environmental and life-safety benefits. That is as all-encompassing as it sounds, and the authors spend a considerable amount of effort exploring the options available to move a nation that is primarily reactive to coastal disasters to one that invests wise in coastal risk reduction and builds resilience among coastal communities. The study lays out the landscape for coastal risk management and assesses how various risk reduction strategies perform in reality, offering useful insights among the analysis that will be familiar to those already toiling in the coastal protection field. (This study targets the Corps of Engineers, but applies to coastal advocates everywhere.) The heavy lifting comes in deciding how to manage and invest in coastal risk reduction, where the authors ultimately opt to balance between a riskstandard approach (seeking a uniform risk reduction across the coastal board) and a benefit-cost approach (investing in risk reduction where the benefits exceed the costs). It is the conclusions which the study draws that should make coastal advocates pay attention, for there is something for everyone in its outline: A national vision for coastal risk management is needed in order to achieve comprehensive coastal risk reduction. Through a combination of federal investment and regional solutions, the study calls for a long-term and integrated strategy that would cross jurisdictions and agency mandates. The federal government, working closely with states, should establish national objectives and metrics of coastal risk reduction. A uniform risk metric is the goal here, which is a concurrent part to a national coastal risk vision (because we all have to agree on the risk to agree on the vision). The federal government should work with states to develop a national coastal risk assessment. This presumes federal leadership without precluding local action, and again pushes toward a uniform assessment as the basis for reducing risk. Stronger incentives are needed to improve pre-disaster risk management planning and mitigation efforts at the local level. This is where the reactive is pushed aside for the resilient, allowing an array of strategies to invest in risk reduction rather than in disaster recovery. It is also where communities could customize risk reduction in ways that suit the local history and habits a degree of latitude that most who work with the federal system will find hard to imagine. The (Corps) should seize opportunities within its existing authorities to strengthen coastal risk reduction. Here, the authors work to push the Corps into a longer-term view of coastal protection leavened with innovation and adaption. In all, theres much to be studied in this study, and coastal advocates would be wise to give it a thorough read. (You can download a pre-publication copy online at id=18811.) Whether or not it eventually becomes the model for federal coastal protection, it will certain direct the discussion in the months ahead and coastal advocates from all quarters need to be part of this conversation. For more information, visit www. Dine on Captiva with Water Views 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 p Come by Land.... or Come by Sea... 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 Fish Caught William Colton with his snook William Colton, 16, caught and released a 36-inch snook while out with Sea Reed Charters in Pine Island Sound. He was on a charter with his parents Vicki and Michael and brother Alexander. The snook was caught on white bait. 1456 Periwinkle Way, Suite B 239-472-0288QWIKPACK & SHIP Water Quality Information MeetingThe VCB is holding a water quality information meeting on Monday, August 25 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Pink Shell Beach Resort and Marina in Fort Myers Beach. The VCB would like to educate the front line folks, those who are the most likely to have face-to-face conversations, booking reservations or who are fielding questions concerning the current water issues in our destination. Carpooling or taking the trolley is strongly suggested for this event. For more information, contact Doug McElheny of the Greater Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce at 4547500, or visit Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email


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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201418 Shell Of The WeekSouthern Quahogby Jos H. Leal, PhD, The BaileyMatthews National Shell Museum Science Director & CuratorThe southern quahog, Mercenaria campechiensis (Gmelin, 1791), is a large member of the venus clam family Veneridae that may grow to be six inches in size. The southern quahog is often found in the shallow, sandy-mud flats of the local bays and protected areas, where it is one of the main food sources for large horse conchs and lightning whelks. The species is very similar to the northern quahog, Mercenaria mercenaria, with which it is known to hybridize in controlled aquaculture settings. (The northern quahog is also one of the main ingredients of New England clam dishes.) As it happens with many species of mollusks, the shell of young southern quahogs (two images on the right in illustration) differs consistently from those of adults. Among other differences, the young shell has a color pattern of zigzagish brown lines and exhibits a different shape, more rectangular than the adult. Learn more about the southern quahog at Shell Museum Events Live Tank Demonstration: Learn from a marine naturalist as you watch a fighting conch use its foot for locomotion, spy a lightning whelk slam its trap door shut for protection, or witness scallops zip across the tank with the jet propulsion skills. Daily at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Carolyns Collection: Would you pay $300 for a shell? Come meet Carolyn, a delightfully entertaining shell collector with gorgeous gem-quality shells to show. Learn and laugh as Carolyn shares the history of building her top-notch collection. Monday at 2 p.m. What is a Mollusk? Ever wonder where all of those shells on the beach came from? They were created by animals known as mollusks. Come learn about the fascinating life of our local mollusks and have all your questions answered. Join our marine naturalist for this discussion, Tuesday at 2 p.m. Island Inn Morning Beach Walks: Join one of our marine naturalists for a beach walk on the sand near Island Inn on Sanibel. Walks depart daily from Island Inn at 9 a.m. Learn about the shells, the mollusks who create them, and other marine life that has washed ashore. The cost is $10, and parking at Island Inn is free for beach walk participants. Space is limited so book online at or call 395-2233 to make a reservation. All participants receive a coupon for half-off shell museum admission. Marine Naturalist Adventure Cruise: The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and Captiva Cruises present an ecological expedition that will educate and excite marine enthusiasts. Join a marine naturalist from The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum for an unforgettable day with a small group aboard the 40-foot sailing catamaran Adventure. Trips set sail Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. from South Seas Island Resort on Captiva. The four-hour cruise costs $100 for adults and $75 for children and includes the boat trip, lunch, and admission to The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum. Call 472-5300 to book. (Water shoes required, no flip flops. Prepare to get wet.) The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is at 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Phone 239-395-2233 or visit The southern quahog, Mercenaria campechiensis ; two valves of the adult shell on left, and same for the young shell on right. The adult measures 4.5 inches, the young measures a little more than one inch. Discover Ding Game App To Make DebutIf you noticed a giant cell phone walking around the islands recently, dont have your bifocals checked. Its just the latest costumed character at the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel. Happy Appy is helping to promote the unveiling of the Discover Ding game app on Sunday Family Fun Day, October 19, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ding Darling Days. A collaboration among the refuge, the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS), and app developer Discover Nature Apps (DNA), the Discover Ding app is designed to adapt to the publics expanding reliance on smart devices by creating a positive interactive experience that encourages smartphone users to immerse themselves into their natural surroundings. DNA is developing similar apps for other refuges and national parks, but Ding Darling will be the first to go live. The first-of-its-kind Discover Ding app will offer the public a fun new way to experience the refuge, further enhancing our effort to integrate new technology and social media into our interpretive programming, said Paul Tritaik, refuge manager. The refuge will host a public unveiling and download-in to kick off the free Family Fun Days and weeklong eco-festival at 10 a.m. on October 19 in the Visitor & Education Center Auditorium. The first 25 kids to show staff their download get a special free T-shirt. Happy Appy will be on hand throughout the day to give free tutorials on downloading and using the app, which combines nature, gaming, social media, and GPS technology for an entirely new experience. Throughout the week, the costumed character will also be in the Education Center parking lot each morning at 9:25 a.m. to offer help and instruction.continued on page 20 Happy Appy will be awarding T-shirts to the first 25 kids who show their app download on October 19 Discover Ding game app screenshots Lazy Flamingo, Inc. Lazy Flamingo, Inc. 6520-C Pine Avenue 6520-C Pine Avenue Sanibel, FL 33957 Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-5353 239-472-5353 Lazy Flamingo 3, Inc. 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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201420 Participants Needed For Weekend To Benefit Disabled VetsRegistration is open for sports enthusiasts and outdoorsmen to participate in the BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company Surf & Turf Experience October 17 to 19 at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva. Pr oceeds will help support the mission of Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers Inc. to educate, train and create meaningful employment opportunities within the insurance industry for disabled veterans. The 2nd annual event is a three-day, two-night sportsmans weekend consisting of individual competitors on teams of three. The competition includes fishing and golfing components. Teams will fish with a licensed charter captain from South Seas Island Resort marina and explore the back waters of Southwest Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. After fishing, guests will proceed to South Seas Island Resort to compete in the second element of the competition; the same teams will play 18 holes of golf overlooking Redfish Pass. The event is limited to only 60 players and nine teams have been filled, said John Pollock, CIC, BB&T Insurance Services Florida regional insurance president and event co-chair. The $1,500 entry fee provides each participant with two-night accommodations at South Seas, including the Friday cocktail party, gourmet dinner and casino night; Saturday breakfast, fishing, lunch, golf, cocktail reception, dinner, auction and awards; and Sunday breakfast. In addition, every player will receive custom, limited edition apparel and a commemorative gift. A hole-in-one during the BB&T-OTC Surf & Turf golf tournament could earn one lucky golfer a Lexus GS F Sport from Scanlon Lexus. Saturday evening award dinner and auction tickets are available for $150 per person or $300 a couple. The experience is a great way for businesses and the community to build cameraderie while helping a great cause, said Gray Davis, MBA, CPCU, AIS, BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company agency manager and event co-chair. In addition to title sponsor BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company, sponsors include TriCircle Pavers, Scanlon Auto Group and South Seas Island Resort, flag sponsors; Florida Weekly, Priority Payments South Florida and Sam Galloway Ford Lincoln, field grade sponsors; Tedd Todd Insurance and Allstate, company grade sponsors; Brightstone Insurance Services LLC, SS Hookers and The Wilbur Smith Law Firm, supporter sponsors; and GCG Construction, Jasons Deli of Southwest Florida, Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and LCEC, warrior sponsors. For more information, to be become a sponsor or to register, visit or contact Stacey Mercado at 433-7189. Captain Erik Flett and Gary Trippe From page 18Ding Game AppWere excited to be on the leading edge of what we believe will become a vital tool with which to engage refuge visitors, said John McCabe, president of DDWS. As the refuges volunteer friends group, the society has been instrumental over the years in helping to underwrite innovative visitor outreach strategies and has played a leading role in promoting the development of the Discover Ding app. 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 Smirnoff Vodka 1.75 ltr. $22.99 Dewars Scotch 750 ml. Reg. $24.99 SALE $21.99 Crown Royal 750 ml. $24.99 Tanqueray Gin 750 ml. $20.99 Cavit Pinot Grigio 1.5 ltr. Reg. $14.99 SALE $12.99 505 Malbec 750 ml. $10.99 J Lohr Cabernet 750 ml. Reg. $17.99 SALE $14.99 Kendall Jackson Chardonnay 750 ml. $13.99 Rombauer Chardonnay 750 ml. $39.99 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 fh Check out our New Vaping Supplies. Starter kits and re lls.


21 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Since 1978We serve it fresh....Sushi Bar Open Thursday & Friday!! Fish Market Open at 11am 9pm (2pm 9pm Sunday)472-3128 703 Tarpon Bay Road*Winner Best Seafood 2010-2013 Restaurant Open 7 Days 5pm 9pmSushi & Sashimi Thursday & Fridays! Friday is Lobstah Night! Restaurant Open 7 Days 4:00pm Midnight 36Years of Fresh Fish on Sanibel Island!* Happy Hour Daily 4:00pm 6:00pm 10:00pm Midnight....or we dont serve it at all! Timbers Hours: 5 -9pm 13 Dinners for $15 before 6pm 8/29/14 An Inside Look At Wildlife Recovery The CROW Picture Show presents informative anecdotes about the native and migratory wildlife species brought to the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), 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 hour-long 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 August 29 at 11 a.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 or 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 swallow-tailed kite Baby ducks Baby blue jay with worm in beak Baby wood duck photos courtesy of CROW


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201422 Refuge To Debut Unusual VideoBiology staff and interns at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge conceived the idea, unsavory as though it may seem, in the refuge lunch room one day: an educational video about scat the biology-correct word for animal poop. The team built on a little ditty the education staff had been using to teach kids to be wildlife sleuths, tracking down which animals had gone before them by reading their tracks and scat. The seven-stanza rhyme begins: It starts with an S And ends with a T, It comes out of you And it comes out of me. Now I know what youre thinking, But dont call it that! At the Wildlife Refuge We use the word scat. Enter the creative talents of Mark Meyers of TradeMarky Films. With video camera in hand, he asked visitors, staff, interns and volunteers of all ages to recite parts of the poem on camera. The result? A hilarious look at the refuges animals and the surprises they leave. The video ties in with the recent opening of the refuges Wildlife Education Boardwalk, which features scat replicas and etched animal tracks for about a dozen refuge creatures. The educational flip-open scat panels offer information on each animals diet and lifestyles, including alligators, bobcats, manatees and roseate spoonbills. We are always looking for ways to get people excited about getting outside, and this is kind of a fun and silly way to accomplish that, said supervisory refuge ranger Toni Westland. At the same time viewers are being entertained by the concept of scat and our cute little poem, they are learning. We teach people to stop, look, and listen. Its amazing what you can learn through direct observation. The Scat Poem video debuts on YouTube Sunday afternoon, August 24. It was made possible by support from the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) and the donated time and energy of Meyers and his team. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit or contact Birgie Miller at 239-292-0566 or An opening scene from Dings scoop on poop video Sea Turtle, Plover Nesting StatisticsThe Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) reported the following sea turtle nesting statistics as of August 15: Sanibel East: 98 nests, 224 false crawls; 34 hatches Sanibel West: 296 nests, 505 false crawls; 125 hatches Captiva: 124 nests, 138 false crawls; 74 hatches Total: 518 nests, 867 false crawls; 233 hatches SCCF staff and volunteers also monitor snowy plover nesting on Sanibel. As of August 15, the two chicks from Nest 15 are still on the beach and doing fine. The nest total for snowy plovers remains at 15: 7 have hatched and of the 18 chicks total, 2 chicks remain and 7 have fledged 1 additional nest hatched on June 4 with 3 chicks but the chicks were not seen again 1 nest was lost due to human interference 5 nests were lost due the depredation 1 nest was lost either due to abandonment or depredation *false crawl a failed nesting attempt If you have questions, or would like to know more about nesting statistics on Sanibel, contact or call SCCF at 472-2329. Snowy plovers photo by SCCF Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email


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The variety of dining options on Sanibel and Captiva just keeps getting better. For their size, the islands offer an extensive culinary array all making the most of the areas fresh and abundant seafood and local produce. Youll find everything from burgers to barbecue, bistro style, Italian, Mexican, American, classic deli fare, organic, vegan, gluten-free, caf food and Caribbean. In this column, each week you will be able to stay updated on our local dining establishments and what theyre offering and get the scoop on the island dining scene, whether its fine or casual, take-out or frozen desserts.w ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201424 Julie Grzeszak, manager, and Erica DeBacker, bartender, of Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille on Captiva 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 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 The Dunes serves lunch daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Summer chef specials include mahi-mahi and jerk chicken sandwiches, salads, burgers and shrimp po boy. Open to the public. On Friday nights, the restaurant is open for dinner buffet during the San-Cap 9-hole Golf Scramble. The regular lunch menu is offered until 7 p.m. to coincide with Family Fun Time from 4 to 7 p.m. Indoor and outdoor seating. 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. In addition to its Sanibel restaurant, Doc Fords has a Captiva location in Chadwicks Square. Its a well known gathering place and tropical theme sports bar with indoor and outdoor patio seating. The combined menu offers all the lunch and dinner items from 11 a.m. until closing. It includes cedar plank salmon topped with a mango chipotle glaze or 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. AMONG THE FLOWERS CAFE Among the Flowers Cafe Gifts and Bakery in Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel, features fresh smoothy and green juices by Chelsee, and ice cream, pizza, french croissant featuring special sandwich like lox and cream cheese, eggplant caprese towers, fresh gluten free vegan soups, smoked turkey and brie, espresso bar, crafted coffees, as well as quality Italian and French breads, desserts, and lasagne along with vegan and gluten-free options. Youll also find madeto-order specialty cakes and cupcakes and party planning and catering is offered for the Sanibel island area and most of Fort Myers. Theres outdoor seating on the shaded deck. 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 Monday through Sunday. You can eat inside or outside on the pretty patio with its fairy lights and tropical vegetation. During The Jacs Summer Break, Monday through Thursday, choose an appetizer, entree and dessert 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, 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, New York strip steak on Thursdays for $18 and Friday night fish fry for $15. Happy hour is 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 food and drink specials are available in the bar area only during all NFL and Saturday college games. There are free Jello shots with each Chicago or Buffalo touchdown. Hours are 11 a.m. to midnight seven days a week. 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. 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.


25 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 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. 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 FACTORYOld 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. OVER EASY CAFJerrys 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 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 marketLAZY 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. 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. continued on page 26 At The Sandbar this July the Shrimp Revolution begins. Eight choices with Eight Gulf Shrimp, just $15 each. Alfredo, Barbecue, Boom-Boom, Buffalo, Coconut, FRA Diablo, Scampi, Crab5 Stuffed. Sanibel's Best Early Dining Secret. $15 Entrees Until 5:45 p.m. Baby Back Ribs, Shrimp Scampi, Scottish Salmon, Teriyaki Filet Skewers, Vegetable Pasta & More. Dinner 5 to 9 p.m., Lounge Happy Hour 4 p.m., Major Credit Cards, Full Liquor. SANDBAR 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 island's diversified health food store with vegan gourmet take-out dishes prepared by chef Nikki. There is an all-organic juice/ smoothie bar featuring the Sproutaccino. The Sprout carries a wide range of organic, gluten and GMOfree groceries carefully selected to appeal to vegans, vegetarians and other health-conscious consumers. There is a broad selection of high quality supplements, herbs and vitamins, organic fresh produce, handmade Guatemalan Swarovski jewelry, etched glass juice jars and coffee mugs by Sanibel artist Luc Century, T-shirts and clothing, Sprout watches, pure soaps, cosmetics and hair products. HAPPY HOUR DAILY 5 TO 71/2 Price Drinks & Happy Apps CHILDRENS MENU AVAILABLESeafood Steaks SpiritsFive 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. RC OTTER'S, CANTINA CAPTIVA, SUNSHINE SEAFOOD, KEYLIME BISTRO AND CAPTIVA PIZZA, YOGURT & GIFTSfrom the featured menu for just $30. Wine specials are also offered, along with the featured drink, The Jacaranda Sangria. The Jac Bar has live music six nights and 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. like setting. Gluten-free pizza is also available. Matzaluna has 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. Breakfast is served all day. Summer hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201426 From page 25Island Fare SUNDIAL BEACH RESORT & SPAAt Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, all restaurants and bars are open to the public. Sea Breeze Caf offers breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, serving a combination of classic tavern fare and innovative entrees, salads and sandwiches. Sit in the dining room overlooking the Gulf of Mexico or on the outdoor terrace for an al fresco experience. Breakfast is served from 7 to 11 a.m. and an all-day menu is available from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Pool & Beach Bar is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Food, tropical drinks, imported and domestic beers, and an array of popular wines are available. Happy hour is daily from 3 to 5 p.m. at Pool & Beach Bar and from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sea Breeze Caf with appetizers from $3 to $8 and beverages from $3 to $5. Waterview is available for private functions during the summer and will resume daily dining service in the fall. Register to win an Escape Weekend at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. Entry forms are located at each resort restaurant. 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.) LIVE ON THE ISLANDS The band Live Wire plays on Friday and Saturday at the Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn on Captiva 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. Spatini Hosts Engagement Surpriseby Jeff LysiakOnce James Hughes decided that he wanted to plan a little special surprise when proposing to his fiance during their vacation to Sanibel, he knew that he might need a bit of assistance to help make his dream come true. And, thanks to Amy Sbarra, owner of Spatini Teabar, Organic Spa & Hair Lounge, the moment that Hughes popped the question to Bianca McMichael caught the bride-to-be unaware.continued on page 39 James Hughes puts an engagement ring on the finger of his fiance, Bianca McMichael, after popping the question last Saturday at Spatini Teabar TRADERS STORE & CAFETraders is unique in that is combines a bustling restaurant with a large shopping emporium selling TRADITIONS ON THE BEACHTraditions on the Beach is one of the few Sanibel restaurants with beachfront dining. Located in the historic Island Inn, the recently updated restaurant sits on 10 acres with gulf views, perfect for watching the sunset over the water while you dine. The menu features Italian and Mediterranean cuisine prepared by Chef Aziz and his team. Traditions dishes are made with fresh ingredients, from seafood and meats, to produce from local vendors. On the menu you will find the classics and specialties including Moroccan lamb, roast duck, lobster and veal. Pasta, grilled items and a raw bar are also available. In addition to the regular menu, specials are offered daily. Theres an attractive bar and lounge area that also serves food and an extensive wine and cocktail list. Dining begins at 5 p.m. and continues until late. Reservations are suggested. 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. The Jacaranda has entertainment six days. On Friday and Saturday, The New Vinyls will play classic rock and dance music, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Weekdays, music is from 8 to 11 p.m. On Monday, its Renata, playing funk, jazz and contemporary music; Wednesday, Tish, playing contemporary and top 40s; Thursday, Eric Malibu, playing contemporary, reggae and dance; Sunday, Jamaica Dave & Co., playing reggae and dance. George & Wendys Seafood Grille has live music tonight, Friday, with Robby and the Absent-Minded. This Saturday, August 23, its Robby Hutto, guitar and vocals plus half-price drinks for the ladies from 9 p.m. to midnight and free pool games to celebrate Robbys last night of the season. On Tuesday, open mic night is from 8 to 11 p.m. 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. The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn will feature the band Live Wire on Friday and Saturday. 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 Caf at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa features Margarita Monday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday with $5 margaritas, taco bar for $12.95 and the Danny Morgan Band. There is also live entertainment on Friday and Saturday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Happy hour is daily from 5 to 7 p.m. with a new drink menu and drink specials. 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. This weeks lineup at Traditions on the Beach at the Island Inn includes: Saturday, Woody Brubaker on the piano and saxophone, with vocals by Marvilla Marzan; Wednesday, Mike Arnone, aka The Jersey Kid, playing everything from The Rat Pack to Motown; and Thursday, Woody Brubaker on the piano, saxophone and vocals. 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.


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Sanibel-Captiva Art League Art League Paints The Island For over 40 years, the Sanibel-Captiva Art League members have been meeting to encourage each other in the visual arts. They continue to improve their drawing and painting skills by participation in the weekly seasonal portrait open studio, Thursday outdoor painting sessions, three yearly judged exhibits, classes offered at BIG ARTS and other educational workshops. A large selection of members works can be seen at the Sanibel Public Library during regular library hours. For information, call 472-2483 or log on the The art league members participate in community events that benefit local nonprofit organizations including Friends in Service Here (FISH), which is about neighbors helping neighbors. FISH relies on volunteers, philanthropic gifts, and donations to provide a large variety of services that include health equipment, shut-in visitation, support groups, food pantry to residents and visitors. For the past several years, the artists have been painting reusable shopping bags donated by Baileys General Store for the annual March display and auction that benefits FISH. For more information about art league events, log on to www. 31 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Commercial Residential Faucet/Toilet Upgrades & Replacement Water Heaters Water Leaks Garbage Disposals Backflow Repair Sewer Back-Up Repipe Drain Clogs/Cleaning Remodels/New Builds24/7 EMERGENCY SERVICEProudly serving Sanibel & Captiva Islands2244 Periwinkle Way, Suite 13 Sanibel, FL .... r br tbnfng res. .... r br tbnfng res. Diane Olsson Randon Eddy Neil Glaser Pat Baker Milly Pereira Leslie Corneliuson Sylvia Kasparies Ellie Gause


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201432 Book DiscussionReaders are invited to discuss Ghana Must Go, a novel written by Taiye Selasi, which is the focus of the Wednesday August 27 book discussion meeting at the Sanibel Public Library. The meeting is free and open to the public. The discussion begins at 2 p.m. in meeting room #4 across from the elevator on the ground floor. Kweku Sai is dead. A renowned surgeon and failed husband, he succumbs suddenly at dawn outside his home in suburban Accra. The news of Kwekus death sends a ripple around the world, bringing together the family he abandoned years before. Discussion of the book begins promptly at 2 p.m. on August 27. The books featured for all book group discussions are available and located in the library near the reference desk. While it is preferable to come having read the book to be able to join in the lively discussion, all are welcome. For questions or more information, call the library at 472-2483. Top Ten Books On The Island1. Haunted by Randy Wayne White 2. Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne White 3. Wonder by RJ Palacio 4. Scorch Trials by James Dashner 5. Heat Islands by Randy Wayne White 6. Brief History of Sanibel by Repko Marya 7. Maze Runner by James Dashner 8. Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert 9. Sanibel Kaleidoscope by Harlan Wittkopf 10. Gone by Randy Wayne WhiteCourtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. 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 TASTE OF THE ISLANDS IRON CHEF WINNERVOTED BEST CHEFBEST OF THE ISLANDS AWARD EARLY BIRD DINING 56PM EARLY BIRD DINING 5PM BENVENUTI IL TESORO BENVENUTI IL TESOROCome join us for a taste of Italy.Receive one complimentary glass from our selected featured Italian wines and a sample of our famous homemade Antipasto with a purchase of two entrees.Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or voucher. No online reservations, call in reservations accepted. 18% gratuity will be added to full amount before discount. Valid through the month of August. email email 239-671-6112 239-671-6112 Drop-off and pick-up for repairs and Drop-off and pick-up for repairs and services is at Tuttles Sea Shell Shop, 362 services is at Tuttles Sea Shell Shop, 362 Periwinkle Way on Sanibels east end. Periwinkle Way on Sanibels east end. by Ron and Fran Dioguardi by Ron and Fran Dioguardi (formerly of Renes Fine Jewelry) (formerly of Renes Fine Jewelry) Check Check It Out! It Out! CUSTOM MADE FINE JEWELRY AND INVESTMENT GOLD PIECES MetalsInArt.comEmail your editorial copy to:


33 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Musician Donates Proceeds From Sales To CROWby Jeff LysiakThe beauty, elegance and unspoiled character of Sanibel has inspired many artists, painters and poets to create their own version in words, photographs and countless other mediums of the island for all to enjoy. Musician John Powers is among the latest to adopt Sanibel as his muse, having written a song which pays homage to all of the islands most precious attributes: beaches, seashells, wildlife and crystalclear waters included. I always wanted to write a song about Sanibel, because Ive gotten to know it so well, said Powers. So when I heard that Lee County was looking for songs about places in Lee County, my wife told me maybe the time was right for me to write my song. He did. And he called it what else? Sanibel. After I wrote the song, I played it for some friends of mine and everybody really liked it, said Powers, a singer/ songwriter hailing from Brooklyn, New York, who has been vacationing on the island for more than 30 years. When I used to visit, I flew in and out of Page Field thats how long Ive been coming here. A longtime musician, Powers has performed in many New York-area clubs including National Underground, Petes Candy Store, Banjo Jims, Ottos Shrunken Head and Local 269 as well as venues across Southwest Florida including Fort Myers, Bonita Springs and, of course, Sanibel. A former printing company executive who retired five years ago, Powers and his wife, Janet, are planning to relocate full-time to Florida once the upcoming school year is finished. Janet will be completing her final year as an art teacher and educator. Powers hopes to continue honing his skills as a musician. Ive always been in bands, and Ive always written songs, but recently Ive been focusing on my solo worth, he explained. I tend to write songs that are very intimate, heartfelt and reflective very dreamy. I enjoy writing about things that are meaningful to me. Which is why a song like Sanibel came so naturally to him. I think that it connects with people people who live here and people who visit here, said Powers. And I thought that if people enjoy Sanibel, they could buy the song. Im donating 25 percent of the songs sale to CROW, which is solely supported by donations. The three-minute, 32-second guitarand-vocal song is available for 99 cents via download on iTunes. A video for Sanibel, which contains footage of crossing the causeway and photographic vignettes taken on the island, is also available on YouTube. Search John Powers Sanibel. For more information, visit www. Singer/songwriter John Powers recently wrote the tune Sanibel with 25 percent of the songs sales being donated to CROW Musician John Powers Serving Breakfast til 3:00 everyday!Breakfast & Lunch 7am 3pm Carry Out Carry Out Kids Menu Kids Menu Beer & Wine Beer & WineDine inside or out. Youll love our pet-friendly outdoor patio! Olde Sanibel Shoppes Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road 630 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel, FL 33957 Sanibel, FL 33957 239.472.2625 239.472.2625 fax 239.395-1458 fax 239.395-1458 Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel, FL 33957 239.395.1464 fax 239.395.1458 Collars, Harnesses & Leads Great Pet Toys Pet Beds & Carriers Breed Speci c Items Cat Stuff Too! For pets and the people who love them!Specializing in all Natural Pet Food and TreatsBetter Health through Better Nutrition. 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM R IDGE 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! 302.569.2399 Sanibel & Captiva Sanibel & Captiva Ms. Gina Ms. Gina Call Your Call Your PIANO TEACHER PIANO TEACHER Fun to Learn Fun to LearnShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201434 Burroughs Home Establishes Walk Of FriendshipThe Burroughs Home in the Fort Myers River District is now offering paving stones for the public to purchase for the Burroughs Homes Walk of Friendship. The first paved stone is in honor of Thomas and Mina Edisons friend, philanthropist and founding board member of the Uncommon Friends Foundation, Berne Davis. A jacaranda tree planted in honor of Davis 100th birthday grows today on the Burroughs Home grounds. Paved stones, which will become the Walk of Friendship at the Burroughs Home in the Fort Myers River District, are available to any donor who would like to honor or memorialize an individual, organization or company and leave their mark on history. The stones will comprise the walkway into the future pavilion, which will sit directly next to the homes premises. The pavilion, funded by supporters and named after Gaile McBride and family, will be a one-of-a-kind space for meetings, character education classes and cultural events. Despite the difference in their ages, Uncommon Friends Foundation founder and Fort Myers Beach resident Jim Newton and Burroughs Home owner and winter resident of Fort Myers Nelson T. Burroughs were friends in the 1920s. This was the heyday of Fort Myers history, when a once described cow town was host to the wealthy and famous who were escaping to paradise from the wintery blast of the north. Visitors like Burroughs, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford established homes in Fort Myers. They were all friends and Edison actually started a walkway with paved stones in honor of Ford and later Newton. The Burroughs Home has been operated under the auspices of the Uncommon Friends Foundation since 2008. The Uncommon Friends Foundation is named after the book Uncommon Friends, written by Newton describing his friendship with visitors like Burroughs, Edison and Ford. The cost of one engraved paver stone is $300 or two for $500. Send an email to pavilion event coordinator Arlene Roth at or call 410-8207 for information and order form. All funds raised will go toward character and ethics education programs in the new pavilion being built on the grounds of the Burroughs Home. Concerts & Conversations Series Shell Point Retirement Community has announced its 2014-15 Concerts & Conversations Series, which offers classical music lovers an opportunity to experience concerts in an intimate setting and enjoy a dessert reception with the musicians following the performance. Tickets for the following concerts are now on sale: Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet with pianist on Tuesday, December 2 at 7 p.m. Evan Drachman, cellist and Richardz Dowling, pianist on Thursday, January 29 at 7 p.m. Thomas Pandolfi, pianist on Thursday, February 26 at 7 p.m. Anna Tsukervanik, violinist on Monday, April 13 at 7 p.m. Guests love the Concerts & Conversations Series because they can ask questions and mingle with the artists after the concert, said director of resident life Dawn Boren. Series tickets include four concerts for $80, for a $20 savings. Individual concert tickets are $25 each. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. in The Grand Cypress Room of The Woodlands at Shell Point. Visit www. or call the box office at 454-2067. Engraved paver stone The Burroughs Home is located in downtown Fort Myers historic River District Mary Elizabeth Bowden


35 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Fine & Performing Arts Concert Series At Shell PointShell Point Retirement Community announces the new lineup for its 12th annual Fine & Performing Arts Concert Series. From instrumentalists and vocalists to extravagant big bands, this series of five performances brings an exciting variety of entertainment to The Village Church auditorium located on The Island at Shell Point. Tickets for the following concerts are currently available for sale: Behind The Mask with Teri Dale Hansen & Nat Chandler on Thursday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tommy Dorsey Orchestra on Friday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m. The Lettermen on Monday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. The Freddy Cole Quartet on Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. David Osborne Trio, Pianist To The Presidents on Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. This concert series has grown so much over the years. It has been such a wonderful opportunity not only for our residents at Shell Point, but also for the Southwest Florida community to enjoy the variety of arts and cultural choices right here, said Dawn Boren, director of resident life. Our 2014-15 Fine & Performing Arts Concert Series is sure to be another success, with a wide range of performers who have equal parts artistic excellence and international acclaim. Tickets for the concerts are $35 each, or the entire season of five concerts can be purchased for $125, offering a savings of $50. An additional ticket option is available that allows purchasers to pick three concerts for $90. To purchase tickets, or receive more information, visit or call 4542067. Tommy Dorsey Orchestra performs at Shell Point on January 16 The Lettermen Real estate blog & more info at Spanish Cay #A7 In rental program, community pool, river-side docks, & beach access across street $274K Sanibel Square Suite 3 at 2242 Periwinkle Way Take Your Pick at Mariner PointeBayside Condos with Dockage Both expanded 2 bedrooms. Community has beach access too. Ground-level near pool/canal, w/custom kitchen & furnished $499K 2nd floor updated, furnished, & with canal-side open deck $499.9K Loggerhead Cay #353 Cheerful 3rd floor 2 bedroom with view of gulf, years of rental history, & great income $499K Sandalfoot #5C1 Easy-living 2 bedroom condo rented thru on-site program & grossing nearly $60K/yr $699K Sand Pointe #122 2nd floor 2 bedroom near elevator with sunset views & weekly rental income $749K Sanibel Surfside #123 Updated gulf-front 2 bedroom with bright white kitchen & tropical decor $874K with income Real es at S a n Island Beach Club #310F Corner 2nd floor 2 bedroom over covered parking, gulf view, & rental income $474K Its a Great Time to Build on Sanibel Double-wide parcel (~155x130) bordering preserved land on sandy private lane on Dimmick Dr in Belle Meade $185K Tropical lot near end of cul-de-sac in Sanibel Bayous on Umbrella Pool Rd, walk to Clam Bayou & Bowmans Beach $399K Build your dream home on one of the largest undeveloped lots in Shell Harbor, more than 1/2 acre with patio dock overlooking intersecting canals on Limpet Dr $749K Pointe Santo #D45 JUST LISTED Top floor remodeled 2 bedroom with rooftop sundeck & this view $799K TAX-CONSULTING & ACCOUNTING SERVICESServing the islands since 1978 Professional and Confidential Income Tax Preparation Individuals Corporations Estates & Trust Tax Consulting Tax Deferred Exchange International Taxation State Tax Forms (239) 472-5152 1619 Periwinkle Way, Suite 102, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 M.S.T. Our email address is


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201436 Firefighters Tackle Elevator Rescuesby Jeff LysiakLast week, emergency personnel from the Sanibel Fire Rescue District and Captiva Island Fire District spent three days learning the nuts and bolts of elevator rescue operations from Ken Duffy, a North Naples firefighter with more than two decades worth of experience in highrise rescues here in Florida and New York City. On August 11, 12 and 13, island firefighters spent six hours daily with Duffy, splitting their time between classroom instruction and on-the-spot training at locations including the CROW Visitor Education Center and Sunset South Condominiums. Emergency elevators are a vital component of all high-rise and low-rise buildings, Duffy said during his presentation last Wednesday morning at Sanibel Fire Station #1. We need to train on their use for that big day. In an eight-year study conducted in New York City, there were 178 highrise building fires; in 22 of those events, emergency elevators were used during rescue operations. The study also revealed that in 59 of those fires, the emergency elevators failed; 37 percent of failures are due to either extremely high temperatures from the fire or from water flowing down the elevator shaft. On August 13, eight firefighters from Sanibel and four firefighters from Captiva were taught the basics in all elevator rescue operations, including: Assessing the status of the emergency (i.e. has the elevator stopped due to a power outage, a fire or weatherrelated situation; has communication been established with the people trapped in the elevator or on floors above/below the fire; are the elevators still operational, etc.) Equipment needed during all rescues fire service control keys, flashlights, radios, pike pole, safety rope and/or harnesses, basic tool kit, etc. Elevators should be stopped two floors below the fire floor No more than six firefighters should ride in an elevator at one time When all else fails, use the stairs, said Duffy. In 19 years, Ive never had a stairwell break down. Tim Barrett, training officer for the Sanibel Fire Rescue District, explained that elevator mechanisms are designed to keep passengers inside the car, so having emergency personnel well versed in all elevator rescue procedures is critically important. We dont have high-rises here, per se, but we do respond to fires and emergencies in buildings with elevators, he said. Weve had a number of calls involving people trapped in elevators due to power outages or when the weather gets really bad. They happen quite a lot in the twoand three-story condos out here, plus there are a bunch of private homes with elevators in them. During instruction at two separate Sanibel locations, Duffy showed firefighters how each of the emergency access keys worked with elevators, from outside, inside and on top of the cars. He also separated the elevator doors into three different sections, demonstrating how to perform each part of the door-opening process. A member of the Captiva Island Fire District tries his hand at using a drop key to open an elevator Ken Duffy explains what safety mechanisms are located on the top of an elevator car photos by Jeff Lysiak North Naples firefighter Ken Duffy leads emergency personnel from the Sanibel Fire Rescue District and Captiva Island Fire District through a training session on elevator rescues at the CROW Visitor Education Center last week Ken Duffy shows how to manipulate a clutch on an elevator door motor in order to open it SFRD training officer Tim Barrett Ken Duffy spent three days teaching elevator rescue operations to island firefighters 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


37 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Irish Dancers Performby Di SaggauThe August program for Continental Womens Club provided members and guests an opportunity to enjoy dancers from Kellyn Celtic Arts. The students ranged in age from 10 to 19 and they absolutely won over the crowd with their intricate footwork, beautiful outfits and sparkling personalities. Kimberly Kelly Knaub gave a brief history of the dance and explained each number. The dancers performed with both hard shoes, which make sounds similar to tap shoes, and soft shoes, which are similar to ballet slippers. Dancers stiffen their upper bodies while performing quick, intricate footwork. The dancers have won numerous levels of competition. Knaub said, We have carefully crafted our own unique niche here in Southwest Florida, with an abiding love and respect for Irish dance. Passing the dance on to future generations is our way to helping to preserve and celebrate the richness and beauty of the vibrant Irish culture, which is our heritage. Continental Womens Club meets the first Thursday of every month at Colonial Country Club. The next meeting is September 4 and will feature a program by Kathleen Callanan talking about advancements in DNA testing. Lunch is $19 and reservations are necessary. Continental is a social and philanthropic organization. For more information, call Margie Connor at 561-8973. Energy Poetry in motion Kellyn Celtic Arts Irish stepdancers show style during their performance Poets Corner selected by Tanya HochschildA Sonnet For A Sanibel Summerby Tanya HochschildDing is just darling at this time of year mosquitoes arent bad, of them have no fear. Ballets by fish who leap from the water, gators who prowl each mile and a quarter. Leaping lizards! Of which there are plenty despite being meals for avian gentry. The mangoes hang heavy upon the trees, to test if theyre ripe, just give them a squeeze. Musics a second language on this isle, especially in summer listen a while, we enjoy front row seats on our lanai, of the tree frog concert from palms nearby. So if its all the same to you my dear, wed like to stay for many a year. Tanya Hochschild is member of a Sanibel Writers Group, has participated in Artpoems and Writers Reads on the island, and had two books published. We invite submissions from local poets. Anyone interested may submit their work via email to tutsie@ Each week, individual work will be showcased. CHUCK BERGSTROMIsland Resident Award Winning Realtor (239) 209-6500 or 800 388-2311(239) 472-2311 2400 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL 690 Birdie View Point 690 Birdie View PointBuild your Island dream home on Sanibel Island Golf course. Walk to beach. $384,000 6433 Pine Avenue 6433 Pine Avenue4 BR/3 BA w/pool in Santiva near beach. Community boat launch on Gulf access canal. $949,000 589 Rabbit Road 589 Rabbit RoadElevated 2 BR/2 BA pool home with split oor plan overlooking river. Walk to beach. $499,000 529 Lighthouse Way 529 Lighthouse WayNewly updated 3 BR/3 BA pool home on Gulf access canal with 33dock. Many upgrades! $985,000 4203 Dingman Drive 4203 Dingman DriveBeautiful Renovation! 4 BR/3 BA with pool on approx. 1 acre across from beach. $2,495,000 561 Lighthouse Way 561 Lighthouse WayCompletely renovated 5 BR/4 BA with pool and 80 dock on Gulf access canal. $1,895,000 Commercial Lots Tamiami Trail Commercial Lots Tamiami TrailTwo parcels, A & B zoned Commercial General on Tamiami Trail. Survey available. (A)$1,150,000 (B)$400,000 Mariner Pointe # 813 Mariner Pointe # 813 VIEWS! Updated 2 BR/2 BA corner unit w/glass enclosure & impact sliders. AMENITIES! Boat slips!$479,000Scan with your Smart Phone 3099 Cussell Dr. (on Pine Island) 3099 Cussell Dr. (on Pine Island)Build on this large corner, canal front lot with seawall. Direct Gulf access in minutes. $299,000 Sunset South 9D Sunset South 9DBeautiful river and sanctuary views! Furnished top oor 2 BR/2 BA... steps to pool or beach!$449,000 Buying, Selling or just want to chatTalk to Chuck! Opportunity on Lighthouse Way Opportunity on Lighthouse WaySpecial bay views. 105 existing seawall. Create your bayfront vision of paradise. $1,995,000


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201438 Red Sox Donate To Local CharitiesThe Boston Red Sox recently donated $7,500 to three local nonprofits as a follow-up to its fourth annual week of giving back to communities in Southwest Florida. In February, Red Sox uniformed personnel and front-office staff spent two afternoons volunteering with Child Care of Southwest Florida, Community Cooperative Ministries, Inc. and Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. Red Sox volunteers were involved in a variety of activities at each location including planting, trimming and general clean up of a butterfly garden, interacting with youth, helping stuff emergency weekend backpacks with food for local students and helping collect donations. Each of these organizations received a donation of $2,500. For many years we have supported various fundraisers in Southwest Florida, and four years ago, we began adding additional activities to highlight the good work of organizations in Lee County that, every day, are serving people here who are most in need, said Katie Haas, senior director of Florida business operations for the Red Sox. This year, we branched out even farther into the community to celebrate the third year of JetBlue Park and Fenway South and spend time helping even more of our community neighbors. The Red Sox Foundation is a 501(c)3 and the official team charity of the Boston Red Sox. The foundations primary focus locally is in serving the health, education, recreation and social service needs of children and families across Southwest Florida. From left, Tom Feurig, president and CEO of Goodwill, Katie Haas of the Boston Red Sox and Beth Lobdell of Child Care of Southwest Florida Calendar Girls Perform On SanibelThe Calendar Girls brought their patriotic show to American Legion Post 123 on Sanibel on Saturday, August 16. Since 2006, the Calendar Girls have sponsored world class guide dogs for veterans through the Paws for Patriots Program of Southeastern Guide Dogs. For more information, visit and www.guidedogs. org. The Calendar Girls at American Legion Post 123 lic no. MV 81675239-267-2556Ich spreche DeutschService that Speaks for Itself OPEN MON-FRI 9AM 5:30PMSAT & SUN: BY APPT. 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 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. Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference


39 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Sundial Beach Resort Supports 10K Race 4 FISHSundial Beach Resort & Spa shows its support of the 10K Race 4 FISH as a gold sponsor. We are grateful for the support Sundial Beach Resort & Spa gives to its community, said John Pryor, vice president of FISH of Sanibel-Captiva, Inc. and race committee co-chairman. The FISH non-profit organization is able to continue its mission of neighbors helping neighbors with the support our neighbor, Sundial. Sundial values the services rendered by FISH of Sanibel-Captiva, Inc. and its team of volunteers. We are delighted to be a gold sponsor for the 10K Race 4 FISH, said Brett Lindsay, director of marketing at Sundial. Our unique Sanibel community comprised of residents, snow birds, visitors and those who work here. FISH ministers to everyone and fulfills a wide range of needs providing the solution to a plethora of our communitys needs. The 10K Race 4 FISH will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 18 with the start/finish line at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. Registration is open and forms are available at There are a variety of 10K race sponsorship slots available gold, silver, bronze or friend. For gold to bronze sponsorships, your name or logo will appear on the back of T-shirts featuring the Hortoon race logo and worn by the runners, as well as all banners and printed 10K materials. Friend sponsors will be included on all banners and race materials. Anyone who is interested in becoming a race sponsor should contact Nancy and Pete Bender at or 472-5220. The deadline is September 15. 10K Race 4 FISH committee co-chairman Ed Ridlehoover, left, stands with co-chairman John Pryor and committee members Nancy and Pete Bender; Sundial Beach Resort & Spa director of marketing Brett Lindsay, seated, with marketing coordinator Donna Brown and general manager Gray Campbell Hortoons SS Hookers Under Construction The opening of SS Hookers is planned for early October. The new restaurant is located by the Sanibel bridge, on the mainland side. From page 26EngagementJust as Hughes had planned. I spoke with Amy about a week before we were coming in for massages, said Hughes, who lives in Lakeland. She helped me out a lot she made everything seem really natural. After both had finished their couples massage, Sbarra asked if McMichael would sniff a tin of chocolate mint looseleaf tea they had purchased and were going to sample. McMichael took the tin, and peering through the window on top of the box, she could see that a ring was inside. At that moment, Hughes dropped to one knee and asked his girlfriend to become his bride. It was such a wonderful moment to be a part of very romantic, said Sbarra. We like to get away every now and again, so I was glad to have picked the right place and the right way to do it, added Hughes. Although the couple has not set a wedding date, they said it would occur before the end of 2014. The engagement ring nestled in a tin filled with loose-leaf tea


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201440 The Tarnishing Of Notre Dames Gold Dome Following Latest Football Suspensionsby Ed FrankYou could almost see tears in the eyes of Notre Dames famous Touchdown Jesus following the announcement last week that four Irish football players had been suspended for alleged academic cheating. The blockbuster allegations are the latest in a lengthy list of suspensions and incidents that have shaken the foundation of the football program under the four-year watch of coach Brian Kelly. Before we examine the problems at Notre Dame, perhaps an even bigger question is whether the situation is rampant throughout college athletics and is being buried for fear of jeopardizing the billion dollar world of collegiate sports? To the credit of Notre Dame, the suspected academic improprieties by the four football players were brought to light by the university itself rather than by an outside whistle blower or the NCAA. Notre Dame President the Rev. John J. Jenkins stated there would be a thorough investigation of the alleged cheating that could lead to the forfeiting of games if found it had been ongoing. Although not revealing the specifics, reportedly the suspected fraud involves the preparation of homework and papers for the four athletes by others. The disturbing allegations add to the litany of incidents that have occurred during Kellys tenure: 2010 Saint Marys College student Lizzy Seebergs suicide following an alleged sexual assault by Irish player Prince Shembo. 2010 Declan Sullivan, a manager for the football team, died when a scissor lift on which he was filming practice toppled over in high winds. His death cast a pall over the 2010 season. 2011 Star receiver Michael Floyd was arrested and charged with a DUI. He was arrested, suspended from the team and later reinstated. 2012 The start of the season in Ireland began without the services of quarterback Tommy Rees and linebacker Carlos Calabrese after they were arrested at an off-campus party. 2013 Quarterback Everett Golson was suspended for the season for academic fraud. 2014 Receiver DaVaris Daniels suspended for the spring semester for an academic issue. And now Daniels again along with cornerback KeiVarae Russell, defensive lineman Ishaq Williams and linebacker Kendall Moore have been suspended from the team indefinitely pending the outcome of the investigation. Many now question whether Kelly is recruiting the type of players that will adhere to the long-standing demands of Notre Dame academics. This pattern of problems year after year certainly is alarming. The buck stops at Kelly. Youve got to wonder if hell be the next to go? Playoff-bound Miracle Enter Final Two Weeks of Regular Season Regardless of the outcome of the final two weeks of the regular season, the Fort Myers Miracle baseball team has qualified for post-season play for the second straight year. The Miracle captured the Florida State League South Division title for the current seasons first-half, thus assuring the team a playoff slot. The Miracle took the identical route to the league playoffs a year ago, losing to Charlotte in the semi-finals. Two consecutive years of division titles is testimony to the leadership of Miracle Manager Doug Mientkiewicz and his staff considering the constant movement of team personnel which is the trademark of Minor League baseball. Fort Myers began the week with a second-half record of 33-24 after posting a 4-3 record for the past week. This left the team in third-place, 2-1/2 games behind Bradenton. The schedule calls for the team to play 11 of its final 13 games on the road, six at Bradenton, three at Charlotte and two at Charlotte. The two homes games remaining are next Thursday and Friday against Jupiter. These will be played at JetBlue Park on East Daniels Parkway due to the remodeling of Hammond Stadium. Brian Kelly SPORTS QUIZ 1. In 2012, Texas Yu Darvish became the fourth first-year pitcher to win at least 16 games and strike out 220 batters in a season. Name two of the first three. 2. Of three Yankee managers who guided the club at least 10 seasons, who had the best winning percentage: Joe McCarthy, Casey Stengel or Joe Torre? 3. Who is the only football player in NCAA Division I FBS history to surpass 4,000 yards rushing and 10,000 yards passing for a career? 4. Two NBA players since the 1985-86 season have had six consecutive games of at least 20 points, 50 percent shooting overall and 50 percent on 3-point field goals. Name them. 5. In how many NHL seasons has Jarome Iginla tallied at least 30 goals? 6. Who was the first American soccer player to reach 100 international caps? 7. Since 1900, which post position has had the most winners of the Kentucky Derby come? ANSWERS 1. Pete Alexander (1911), Herb Score (1955) and Dwight Gooden (1984). 2. McCarthy (.627 percentage), over Stengel (.623) and Torre (.605). 3. Colin Kaepernick, at the University of Nevada. 4. Larry Bird and Detlef Schrempf. 5. Twelve times in 17 seasons. 6. Marcelo Balboa, in 1995. 7. The No. 5 post has had 13 winning horses through 2014. 25 Years Experience


41 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Weve all been there. A loved one is in the hospital, or perhaps in hospice care. Were holding hands, praying and remembering the good times. Thats part of being human, of course. Life begins. Life ends. Hopefully theres a lot of happiness in between. In the end, though, its all about comfort and being in control of your own end. Thats what a Living Will is for. This is the document that Terri Schiavo should have had. You may remember her. She was the woman from Dunedin (next to Clearwater just up the coast from here) who was on a feeding tube from 1990 to 2005 after suffering a heart attack that left her comatose in a hospital bed supported by feeding tubes that kept her alive indefinitely. Her husband and parents disputed whether Schiavo met the medical precondition under Florida law that would allow the doctors and hospitals to remove her feeding tube. Her parents maintained that she was responsive to stimuli while her husband (who was dating another woman for several years prior to Schiavos death) believed her to be unresponsive and in a persistent vegetative state. Schiavos parents and husband also disagreed as to what she would have wanted even if she met the legal precondition necessary to remove life support. Her case involved 14 appeals and numerous motions, petitions, and hearings in the Florida courts; five suits in federal district court; legislation struck down by the Florida Supreme Court; federal legislation and four denials of certiorari from the United States Supreme Court. After all attempts at appeals through the federal court system upheld the original decision to remove the feeding tube, staff at the Pinellas County hospice facility where Schiavo was being cared for disconnected the feeding tube on March 18, 2005, and after almost two weeks of being starved and dehydrated, she died on March 31, 2005. I think its safe to say that nobody would want his or her end to look like Terri Schiavos. Mrs. Schiavo did not have a living will a legal document that states to the outside world what medical treatments and procedures you would want if you were unable to communicate those desires. The living will goes beyond a health care surrogate document as it deals specifically with end of life decisions. In other words, the living will does not apply unless certain preconditions are met. The first precondition under Florida law is that the patient is in an end stage terminal condition or is in a persistent vegetative state with no hope of recovery as certified by two physicians. The life prolonging procedures being performed would be determined at that time to only be prolonging the dying process. The patients health care surrogate is also consulted as to whether he or she agrees that the patient has met the precondition. Once that determination has been made, then the provisions of the living will apply. Those provisions usually indicate whether the patient would want the continuation of feeding and/or hydration tubes. It may also go on to more specifically indicate what medical procedures should or should not be performed. When one completes the living will document, ones decisions and choices are declared. For obvious reasons, not everyones living wills are therefore alike. Anecdotally, most patients indicate that if the circumstances are hopeless, then they should be kept comfortable. Further, they usually do not want any more heroics performed if those measures wont bring back quality of life, but would only serve to prolong the process of dying. When reviewing this important document, some of my clients express reservations about the determination that the precondition has been satisfied. The doctors told the family that my Uncle Larry was gone only to have him make an unexpected recovery, they relay. I dont want them cutting off life support before its clear that Im not coming back. While this is a legitimate concern, one can build safeguards into ones living will document. First, you are naming a surrogate to speak for you. This can be a trusted family member or friend. Its wise to have a conversation with this person to advise that you have named them to serve you in this important role, and what your expectations are related to their helping with these decisions. The living will is therefore a serious document. It tends to intimidate people. But dont leave your end-of-life decisions to chance. Complete a living will and discuss it with your loved ones. Even if you arent sure about some of the decisions the document calls for, you can always make your best judgment now and change the document later if you have a change of heart, as you can change your wishes so long as you remain competent. 2014 Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at Best Commercial Airport ProjectThe Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) honored Southwest Florida International Airport with the 2014 Commercial Service Airport Project for its Apron Expansion and Associated Taxiways project. This award was presented to the Lee County Port Authority, AECOM and Manhattan Construction at the Florida Airports Council Annual Conference held in Jacksonville. Continued on page 44 Will PowerEnd Of Life Decisionsby Craig R. 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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201442 Teachers Make The DifferenceThe backbone of any great school is the teachers.The Childrens Education Center of the Islands has a combined 65 years of experience in early childhood education. With so many different teaching experiences and talents offered by the teachers, there is never a dull moment. Excitement and creativity always fills the room as the students learn. The Childrens Center of the Islands is a non-profit preschool offering full time and part time classes for children ages 2 to 5. The Voluntary Pre-kindergarten (VPK) program runs from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for free. Last years VPK Readiness Rates score from The Sanibel School was 94 percent. Wrap-around care for VPK students is offered as well at competitive rates. The preschool is accepting applications for the 2014-15 school year. For more information, stop by 350 Casa Ybel Road or call 472-4538. Ms. Lu Sares, Ms. Mary Cobb, Ms. Cindy DeCosta, Ms. Jen Rose and Ms. Joy Bonhayag School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, I know how important learning vocabulary is for kids. I want to help my middle school son start the new school year off right with his vocabulary work but we dont have a lot of study time at the end of the day. Do you have any good ways to study vocabulary that are quick but work? Courtney L., Fort Myers, Florida Courtney, You are absolutely correct about vocabulary being important. Students with small vocabularies are more likely to struggle with reading, have difficulty understanding content, and can be seriously at risk for academic failure. Getting vocabulary words into long-term memory is vital to helping students understand and remember content. The Common Core State Standards have set the bar high for vocabulary so its more important than ever. Middle school teacher and author Marilee Sprenger says, If we can explicitly teach about 300 words per year to our students, it can make a big difference in their vocabularies. Some students will learn about 3,000 or 4,000 words per year due to the literacy that surrounds them, while others have limited access and will only learn 1,000. Imagine how much you will be helping those students who have limited outside access to greater vocabulary. Sprenger says that vocabulary can be taught successfully in a 10-minute block and has published several 10-minute learning activities for teachers to use. I have adapted these for parents. Some of these activities can even be practiced while you are driving to school and they are listed below. Say a word from the list and have your student respond with both a synonym and antonym for the vocabulary word. Keep going until your 10 minutes are up. Ask your student to write or speak a sentence of 10 or 12 words demonstrating their understanding of one of the vocabulary words. Repeat until your time is up or you may want to practice the entire list for the week. Ask your son (and other children) to act out one or more of the weeks vocabulary words. This may be enough fun to go beyond 10 minutes. Have your student draw a picture or symbol representing a word and have them explain their picture to you telling how it symbolizes the word chosen. Since these activities are rather unique, its quite probable that your son will remember the words he studies in these unconventional ways. Highly verbal children need one to two repetitions to learn new material, typical learners need somewhere between five to 10 repetitions of material to learn it and students who struggle with learning new information may need as many as 20 to 30 repetitions of new material to learn it successfully. The above activities give you some options for study and review that will help. Shelley Greggs is adjunct faculty at Florida SouthWestern State College, where she teaches psychology and education courses. She is also a nationally certified school psychologist and consultant for School Consultation Services, a private educational consulting company. Questions for publication may be addressed to smgreggs@gmail. com. Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. Craig R. 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The grants will be awarded for up to $250 for original and creative activities or programs that increase the understanding of agriculture among both students and educators. Agriculture has no subject boundaries, said Florida Farm Bureau Womens Leadership Coordinator Michael Rogalsky. We encourage teachers to think outside the box when integrating agriculture into their curriculum. Subject areas such as social studies, math, language arts and science are all important to agriculture and teachers that build agriculture into these subjects are encouraged to apply for the grant. Grant applications are due October 1. Recipients of the grant will be notified no later than November 15 via email. Educators can apply for the grant by visiting The Mini-Grant Program is part of the Florida Farm Bureau Womens Leadership Committees commitment to support agricultural education in classrooms across Florida. A total of up to $9,500 will be awarded in mini-grants throughout the 2014-15 school year. 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43 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Wildlife Society Promotes Intern To Refuge StaffThe Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) promoted intern Sarah Lathrop to full-time DDWS associate director of community outreach and development. She replaces Jess Shelton, who vacated the position in July. Lathrop began her stint as a shareduse intern for the Ding Darling Refuge and DDWS in July 2013 as a recent graduate from Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana. Sarah has been invaluable in upgrading the refuges website and, as a Spanish major, expanding the refuges reach into the Spanish-speaking community, said Birgie Miller, DDWS executive director. Her competence running our Theodore Cross High School Photography Contest this spring and helping with various fundraisers and projects proved to us that we didnt want her to leave when her one-year internship was up. Lathrop will continue to represent DDWS in promoting the refuge through outreach and donor development programs. I learned so much as an intern and it was such a valuable experience, said Lathrop. I am excited to serve as the associate director and continue to gain knowledge and enhance the work at the refuge and society as much as I can. Sarah Lathrop ABWA September Guest SpeakerThe American Business Womens Association (ABWA) will feature Toby Buerger-Ferrel of the ABWA Neopolitan Chapter as guest speaker on Tuesday, September 9 at 5.30 p.m. Her topic will be Achieving Best Practices for Your Chapter. Buerger-Ferrel will speak about best practices; what they are and how to implement them within a business or organization. She will explain the criteria needed to gain results. As a member and president of the ABWA Neapolitan Chapter (Naples, Florida), Buerger-Ferrel recently celebrated her 9th anniversary. She has held many positions in ABWA, including Chapter Top Ten nominee, membership co-chair, ABWA SWFL Council chair, past president and an approved candidate for ABWA board of directors district I vice president. Through volunteering on committees, attending monthly chapter meetings and networking with members, Buerger-Ferrel acquired and fine-tuned her business skills, resources, abilities and increased self-confidence. This has moved her forward in pursuing her passion of helping small business owners succeed. Her education, experience and ABWA involvement has led her to where she is today at Business Dynamix Solutions, LLC. Originally from Fair Lawn, New Jersey, she has lived in Southwest Florida for 14 years. She has over 20 years in leadership and management. Registration will be at 5:30 p.m. at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, 1451 Middle Gulf Drive. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month. Guests are welcome. If you are interested in attending, contact Carol Schapiro, membership chair, at 850-9495 or email The cost for the evening is $22, payable by check, cash or credit card. Toby Buerger-Ferrel Protecting the Future of our Clients Where Theres a Will, Theres a WayDuring the emotional time of a loved ones passing, it may seem overwhelming to deal with their estate. But, reason must prevail. Let Our Experienced Attorneys Help you through the process. Let us help protect your estate, Assets and your Wishes Estate Planning Living Trusts Last Will & Testament Living Will/Healthcare Proxy/Power of Attorney Asset Protection & Trust Formation Probate & Probate Litigation239-337-1147 www.KFJlaw.com15701 S. Tamiami Trail Fort Myers, FL 33908 Kara M. Jursinski, LL.M. Real Estate Development Kevin F. Jursisnki, B.C.S. Florida Board Certied in Real Estate, Business & Construction Law James W. McQuade, LL.M.Estate Planning To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201444 Superior InteriorsPicture This!by Jeanie TinchDo you have a piece of artwork you love, but just arent sure how to go about choosing the right frame and matting to best showcase it in your home? Here are a few tips to help you set of your artwork in a dramatic and exciting fashion: Your matting should have the color you would like to carry into your entire room in moderation. Most matting complements the colors in the artwork itself. Hang a dramatic piece of art so the eye will be drawn to the wall, helping it take center stage. Choose an accent color to paint one wall, something different from the other three walls. Create drama and add size to smaller pieces of artwork by using quarter round to create frames. Contemporary artwork featuring sleek lines and do well with matting in bolder, richer colors. When grouping artwork, try tracing and cutting out the diagram of each piece on butcher block paper or newspaper. Then, arrange those paper pieces on your wall until you find the perfect solution. Nothing adds more uniqueness to your rooms design then a specially chosen piece of art. Artwork often times helps pull color schemes together, and adds an exciting design element into each room. Jeanie Tinch is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at jeanie@ From page 41Airport ProjectThe Apron and Taxiway Expansion Project at Southwest Florida International Airport provided more space for aircraft taxiing between the runway and terminal gates, additional paved areas for overnight and diverted aircraft parking and a longterm, cross-field taxiway system linking the existing runway to the future parallel runway. Receiving this award is a tribute to the dedication of Port Authority staff and our project team, said Robert M. Ball, A.A.E., executive director of the Lee County Port Authority. The project enhances the safe movement of aircraft and was accomplished without interruption to our flight schedules or inconvenience to the traveling public. The FDOT Aviation Office annually reviews aviation projects for the Airport Project of the Year Award. To be considered, the project must demonstrate exceptional professional skills and represent a significant contribution to airport development, sustainability, efficiency, capacity and/or safety. The award is also given to the primary consultants and contractors who worked on the project. This is the fourth time Southwest Florida International Airport has received this statewide accolade. For more information, visit Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: My 14-year-old daughter is neglecting her dental care and overeating junk food. I think it is due to her numerous stresses and peer pressure. Her dentist has warned her of the consequences of not taking care of her oral health. Do you have any suggestions of what I can do to get her to take better care of her teeth?A: Being under extreme stress may affect your daughters mood and cause her to skip brushing, flossing and rinsing. This can put you at risk for tooth decay and other problems. Just reminding her of the importance of hygiene and healthy eating may help. A regular exercise routine can relieve stress, rev up your energy levels and encourage her to eat healthier. It may even make her more likely to tend to your mouth. If she does not take care of her mouth, her teeth and overall oral health can suffer. If her mouth is relatively healthy, falling short on these tasks can lead to gum disease or make cavities more likely. When youre stressed, you may also develop unhealthy eating habits, such as snacking on large amounts of sugary foods or drinks. This is common with adults as well as teens. 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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201446 New USPS Forever Stamps Commemorate Civil War BattlesTwo of the most important events of the Civil War the Battle of Mobile Bay (AL) and the siege at Petersburg, Virginia were memorialized on Forever stamps on July 30 at the sites where these conflicts took place. One stamp depicts Admiral David G. Farraguts fleet at the Battle of Mobile Bay (AL) on August 5, 1864. The other stamp depicts the 22nd U.S. Colored Troops engaged in the June 15 to 18, 1864, assault on Petersburg, Virginia, at the beginning of the Petersburg Campaign. The Civil War was one of the most intense chapters in our history, claiming the lives of more than 620,000 people, said Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe in dedicating the Mobile Bay stamp. Through events and programs held around the country, were helping citizens consider how their lives and their own American experience have been shaped by this period of history. In Petersburg, Chief U.S. Postal Service Inspector Guy Cottrell dedicated the stamps just yards from the location of an underground explosion that took place 150 years ago which created a huge depression in the earth and led to the battle being named Battle of the Crater. Confederates enraged by the sight of black soldiers killed many soldiers trapped in the crater attempting to surrender. The soldiers shown on the Petersburg stamp were part of the 175 regiments more than 178,000 African-American men who made up the United States Colored Troops, Cottrell explained. They were free blacks from the north as well as escaped and freed slaves from the south. These brave men placed their lives on the line to prove they were fit to be citizens. Beyond fighting to preserve the nation they were fighting for their freedom and freedom of their families. Customers may purchase the Civil War Sesquicentennial 1864 collectible Forever Souvenir Stamp sheet at, at 800-STAMP-24 (800-782-6724) and at post offices nationwide. Physical Therapist Receives CertificationRachel Tritaik, PT, CLT, physical therapist and owner of Island Therapy Center announced that Marva Sletten, MA, PT, CMPT, CLT-LANA, LMT recently completed an intensive, year-long orthopedic manual therapy certification course. She received her CMPT certification from the Florida Institute of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. Sletten has over 30 years experience as a physical therapist, and is certified as a Trager practitioner and as a lymphedema therapist. She said, This course provided me with more extensive skills for evaluating and treating patients with joint and muscle pain. The training emphasizes tissue specific treatment, meaning that an in-depth evaluation is performed to allow the therapist to determine more specifically the source of the problem. Efficient and effective treatment in fewer visits can then be provided. Marva Sletten The top producers for July at John R. Wood Island Real Estate are: Top listed properties, Betsy Belpedio, broker associate; top written sales, Phaidra McDermott, realtor; top closed sales, Trae Zipperer, realtor. Top ProducersRoyal Shell Real Estate recognized its top producers for the month of July. The Sanibel/Captiva Office top listing producers team are the McMurray & Nette Team while the top listings producer individual/partners is Cathy Rosario. The top sales producers team is The Burns Family and the top sales producers individual/partners is Sarah Ashton. The Burns Family Cathy Rosario Sarah Ashton McMurray & Nette Team ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS RE/MAX of the Islands announced that Chuck Bergstrom was the top selling associate during the month of July. Chuck Andrews was named the most productive marketing associate during the month of July. Top Producers Chuck Bergstrom Chuck Andrews Top ProducerThe top sales producer for the month of July at South Seas, Sanibel & Captiva Properties was Joni Stokes. Joni Stokes Trae Zipperer Phaidra McDermott, Betsy Belpedio Top Producers New AssociateCathie Lewis has joined the staff of Pfeifer Realty Group. Lewis spent eight years with the City of Sanibel helping develop the utility department. She has been a CROW volunteer for several years and recently joined the FISH volunteer force. Cathie Lewis To advertise in the Island Sun call 395-1213


47 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Eden Energy MedicineEEM First Aid Release Neck & Shoulder Tensionby Karen L. Semmelman, Certified EEM, JD, AAML (03-12)Playing with Facebook all day? Watching your favorite sports teams lose? Worrying about that presentation tomorrow? Feeling your posture is like a turtle? Ummm... EEM to the rescue! This exercise is easy and although not directly using EEM techniques, works like a charm to release that tension held between the shoulder blades, top of shoulder and neck area. 1. Stand with your arms hanging down the sides of your body. Make tight fists engaging all the muscles in your arms and shoulders. 2. Lift your shoulders as high as possible while continuing to engage the muscles. While the shoulders are held high, roll the head to the right and hold for two breaths. Roll the head to the left and hold for two breaths. 3. Repeat until you feel the muscles begin to relax. 4. Repeat several times each day as you feel the tension starting to seep back. The benefit of this exercise is to soften knots in the muscles; to break up calcium deposits (that may be the little crackling/ snapping sound you hear); and expands the space between the cells to enable energy to move more easily. As you continue these new patterns, you are resetting the bodys response to tension and it will begin to respond more quickly each time you do the repatterning. Oh a bonus tap around the tight muscles with a bristled hairbrush; each prong helps break up congested energy. Enjoy the relief! Have fun with your energy. Next weeks topic is EEM First Aid Be Headache Free In 1 Minute. If you have a question, email Karen 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. deaRPharmacistIs Your Depression On And Off? by Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: I am saddened by the suicide of Robin Williams. Ive dealt with depression on and off for years, and I was wondering if you have any natural suggestions for me to ask my doctor about? LC, Gainesville, Florida When I hear a person say theyve battled depression on and off for a long period of time, I ask the question why it is on and off? Something you are eating, doing, or taking is impacting you so much so, that your mood is affected. Hormone imbalances are frequently the problem, especially estrogen and testosterone. Thyroid hormone is my specialty, and if it drops too low, you get depressed. When it moves into a healthy range, you feel happy and content. When I say normal range, I dont mean the normal reference range indicated on your lab test. My opinion is that the so-called normal range is based upon a sick and hypothyroid population. This may explain why you feel terrible, but your levels are normal. I dont go by labs, I go by clinical presentation. I adored Robin Williams, he was brilliant, and behind his smiling eyes and hysterical jokes, he battled depression for years. You may feel the same way as you read this today, and I am glad youre still holding on. Depression is one of those conditions that people judge. Here are some reasons for depression that you might explore with the help of your physician: Hypothyroidism and hypoadrenia Ive mentioned this one already, however, I want you to get a copy of my Thyroid Healthy book so you learn how to test properly. Testing and treatment is the key to your happiness. Also, do not take thyroid medicine until your adrenal glands are strong and healthy. You may need to be supported adaptogenic herbs, a healthy diet, relaxation and other stress reducers. The Pill Synthetic hormones for birth control or menopause reduce your bodys levels of B vitamins and minerals to the point where you cannot manufacture happy brain chemicals. A reduction in key neurotransmitters such as norepinephrine, dopamine and serotonin causes depression. It could be on and off as you describe. Statins and Binders We know these drugs reduce CoQ10, but do you realize they crash your ability to activate vitamin D? Ever heard of seasonal affective disorder, or SAD? That is often related to low D levels, so you might need D if you take cholesterol reducers. Medications Drugs mug lifesustaining nutrients. Ibuprofen steals folic acid, and diabetic drugs steal B12. Read my Drug Muggers book for more drug-induced nutrient depletions. If you take medications periodically, then you cant make neurotransmitters, then you deal with that on and off situation you describe. Infections Last on my list but huge news. Certain infections that we carry in our body can affect the brain. You can have bipolar, depression, insomnia and/ or anxiety because of Bartonella, Lyme, syphilis, HIV, fungal infections (and their mycotoxins), herpes and many others. Clearing the infection improves mood better than any prescribed antidepressant. 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 Blood Drive HealthPark Medical Center will host a blood drive on Thursday, August 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Friday, August 29 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. All blood collected remains in Lee Memorial Health System to serve the community. All donors will be treated to a meal in the atrium, catered by Carrabbas, including Penne Pomodoro and focaccia bread. Donors will also receive a free T-shirt. For more information about donation requirements, call 343-2333. 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, I volunteer at a local nursing home, visiting the patients and bringing a little of the outside world to them. I feel so sorry for some of these people because their families say that they are too busy and do not have time to visit. One resident has a visitor each Monday at 1 p.m. I asked the director who this woman was and could she be part of our volunteer team? I was surprised to hear that she is a paid visitor. The residents daughter is too busy to visit. What is happening in our society? Phyllis Dear Phyllis, Society is changing drastically and with increased longevity, many social and family problems have developed. Some people have had a family, but they are all scattered around the world and it is impossible for them to visit. Others are working, including the wives, in stress-filled occupations and also trying to raise children and rarely have the time to visit. This family is doing their best to work around their problems and is prepared to pay someone to make a friendly visit. You are doing a great volunteer service and the residents you visit are most fortunate; keep up the good work. Lizzie Dear Phyllis, Society is different now than what it was just a few years ago. You have no idea what stresses and difficulties that many of these families are facing, and I think you are judging based on your own standards. The family who is paying for a visitor to check on their parent or family member is showing concern and keeping up with their care and treatment. The family could just ignore this person and go on with their own lives. Increased longevity is fine if people are well and can enjoy their extra years, but it can also create problems if the older family member has multiple health problems. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is Pain, injury, weakness, swelling or di zziness? Difficulty walking/running or moving to your full ability? Need one-on-one treatment from a licensed, experienced physical therapist (not an assistant)? No physician referral for evalua tion or treatment required.* Physical Therapy Massage-Pilates 2242 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2 (in the Sanibel Square) MA# 27832 PT# 13489 Tel: (239) 395-5858 www.i *For first 3 weeks of care. Insurance coverage (including Medicare) will require physician referral. Medicare Providers Self Pay Ra tes Insurance Claim Submission


My Stars FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 25, 2014ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Despite your Aries penchant for wanting to tackle a problem head-on, you might want to take a little more time to see how a current situation develops. It could surprise you. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Taking on the role of peacemaker in a disruptive environment is a challenge. But you can do it. Just continue to have the same faith in yourself that so many others have in you. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Although your work schedule keeps you busy, you should make time to start preparing for that important upcoming family event youll want to celebrate in a special way. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Home is where the Moon Child wants to be early in the week. But by weeks end, a chance to travel raises her or his excitement level, and that of the lucky person who gets to go along. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Be careful not to be a copycat when dealing with someone who uses unfair or even unkind methods to reach a goal. As always, do the right thing the right way, and youll win in the end. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) An offer could have many good things attached to it that are not apparent at first glance, including a chance to move into another career area. You might want to check out its possibilities. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) With responsibilities surging both in the workplace and in the home, its important to prioritize how you deal with them. Be patient. Pressures will begin to ease starting early next week. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A positive reaction to a suggestion could indicate that youre on track for getting your message to the right people. Devote the weekend to catching up with the special people in your life. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) A new attitude from those in charge could make things difficult for you unless you can accept the changes without feeling as if youre being pressured into doing so. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Family matters once again dominate much of the week. But dont neglect your workplace duties while you deal with them. An offer to help could come from a surprising source. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A difficult workplace situation begins to ease, but there still are matters that need to be dealt with before its fully resolved. Theres also a more positive turn in domestic relationships. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Dont let yourself be rushed into making a decision about an intriguing financial arrangement. Asking questions and checking it out now could pay off in a big way later on. BORN THIS WEEK: You might have a tendency to be more than a bit judgmental, but others understand it comes from a warm, loving heart. On Aug. 31, 1888, Mary Ann Nichols, the first victim of London serial killer Jack the Ripper, is found murdered. The police were at a complete loss for suspects. However, two letters alluded to facts known only to the police and the killer. These letters, signed Jack the Ripper, gave rise to the serial killers nickname. On Aug. 27, 1937, George E.T. Eyston breaks his own automobile land speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, raising the mark to 345.49 mph. Eyston described his built-for-speed Thunderbolt as having two 2,000-horsepower Rolls Royce motors geared together. On Aug. 26, 1944, French Gen. Charles de Gaulle enters Paris, which had been formally liberated from the Germans the day before. As he entered the Place de lHotel, French collaborationists took a few sniper shots at him. On Aug. 28, 1955, while visiting family in Money, Mississippi, 14-year-old Emmett Till, a black from Chicago, is murdered for flirting with a white woman. His assailants -the womans husband and her brother -were found not guilty by an all-white jury that deliberated for less than an hour. On Aug. 29, 1962, Robert Frost leaves for the Soviet Union on a goodwill tour sponsored by the U.S. State Department in an effort to thaw Cold War relations. Frosts poetry has established his international reputation as Americans unofficial poet laureate. On Aug. 30, 1974, a train entering a Zagreb, Yugoslavia, station derails, killing 153 people. The train should have slowed to 30 mph as it approached the station; however, the engineers not only failed to slow the train, but went through a red signal at about 60 mph. On Aug. 25, 1985, Samantha Smith, the 13-year-old ambassador to the Soviet Union, dies in a plane crash. Smith was best known for writing to Soviet leader Yuri Andropov, who invited her to visit the Soviet Union. The Russian government responded to her death by issuing a stamp in her honor and naming a mountain after her. A newspaper reporter once asked General Charles de Gaulle, leader of the Free French Forces during World War II and later president of the French Fifth Republic, if he was happy. De Gaulle replied, What do you take me for, an idiot? If youre like a million other Americans, you admit to drinking Coke for breakfast. The next time youre planning a trip to Indiana, keep in mind that in that state it is illegal to talk behind a persons back or engage in spiteful gossiping. Its been claimed that prodigy William James Sidis had the highest IQ ever recorded (though any record of the test has been lost). At the age of 18 months, he was reading The New York Times; by the time he was 8, he had taught himself Latin, Greek, French, Russian, German, Hebrew, Turkish and Armenian and had invented his own language he called Vendergood. At the age of 11 he became the youngest person to enroll in Harvard University, and when he was 12 he lectured the Harvard Mathematical Club on four-dimensional bodies. He graduated cum laude at 16. If you wanted to circle the equator with one-dollar bills, it would take 257,588,120 of them. In 1889, a magazine called The Literary Digest made the following prediction: The ordinary horseless carriage is at present a luxury for the wealthy, and although its price will probably fall in the future, it will never, of course, come into as common use as the bicycle. Before Charlton Heston became a famous actor, he earned cash by serving as an artists model -and posed in the nude. When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one Ive never tried before. -Mae WestPROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 201448 DESIGN AND REMODELING ARTISTIC INTERIORS INC. 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CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS The Island Sun and The River Weekly NewsAlways on the table, and online, with everything you need to know about your community. NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva IslandsTHEIVER RF Bbtn Rf Dnt r F MnWEEKLY NEWS Serving Sanibel, Captiva and Fort Myers since 1993 Phone 395-1213 or 415-7732 Pick up a copy or go to Click on Read the Island Sun or The River 53 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 Read us online at: BOATS CANOES KAYAKSDOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800RS 1/4 NC TFN WANTED TO BUYCASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280RS 6/6 CC 8/29 FOR SALESNAKES FOR SALE1 male bumblebee ball python $385 1 female normal ball python $65 1 female childrens python $125 All are friendly and feed well. Call Chris at 239-233-3148 for more info.NS 8/8 NC TFN OFFICE DESKHON Double-Pedestal Desk, wood grain top, 60Wx30D, good condition, $200 OBO. Call the Island Sun at 395-1213 or stop by 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel.NS 8/22 CC TFN FICTITIOUS NAMENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under The ctitious name of SWFL MOBILE FOOT CARE, located in Lee County, FL with an address of 4391 Cortina Cir. Fort Myers FL 33916 is registering said name with The Division of Corporations of the Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated the 15th Day of August 2014 State: Florida Tender Loving Foot and Ankle Care NS 8/22 CC 8/22 FICTITIOUS NAME


Pets Of The Week 54 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 22, 2014 NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands CALLING CARD 239-395-1213 To be listed in calling card email your information to: press@islandsunnews.comEmergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .911 Sanibel Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-3111 Lee County Sheriffs Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477-1200 On Call Captiva Deputy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477-1000 Fire Department Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-5525 Fire Department 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 Library Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .239-533-4890 Post Office Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-1573 Post Office Sanibel (toll free) . . . . . . . . . . . . .800-275-8777 Post Office Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-1674 Sanibel Community Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-2155 Center 4 Life Senior Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-5743 ARTS Arcade 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. . . . . . . . . . . . 288-2535 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 SW Florida Symphony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418-0996 CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS ABWA American Business Womens Assoc. . . .565-7872 or 433-7798 American Legion Post 123 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-9979 Angel Flight SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-877-4AN-ANGEL Audubon 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 . . . Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395-1770 Sanibel Youth Soccer. . . . . . . . . 395-2040 MOAA Military Officers Assc. of America, Alex MacKenzie . . 395-9232 United Way of Lee County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 433-2000 United Way 211 Helpline 24 hour . . . . . . . . . . 211 or 433-3900 Zonta Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 728-1971 ISLAND ATTRACTIONS Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395-2233 JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge . . . . . . . . . 472-1100 Sanibel Historical Museum & Village . . . . . . . . . . . 472-4648 SCCF Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation . . . . . . . .472-2329 Hi, my name is Hamlin. The shelter is a big and busy place for a little guy like me. Im longing for a real home and family. In the meantime, Im getting ready to be the best little companion youve ever seen. I love other dogs and joining in play groups is my most favorite thing to do. The folks here tell me Im special and that my day will come. I cant wait. My adoption fee is $45 (regularly $75) during Animal Services Endless Summer Adoption Promotion. Are you looking for an adorable little companion with a sweet pixie face and personality to match? Look no more, Cristina is here! You can adopt me or any of my buddies for only $10 on BAMB (black and mostly black) Saturdays during August. Of course, all us kittens are cute but BAMB cats are special. 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. Cristina ID# 593062 Hamlin ID# 593667 Cat FoundA cat was found on the east end of Sanibel. PAWS of Sanibel named him Sox because of his black and white markings, which make him look like he is wearing a tuxedo and white socks. PAWS believes he must have belonged to someone because he is very friendly and he has been neutered. The tip of his left ear has been snipped off, which is consistent with Lee County Domestic Animal Services catch, neuter and release program. If you have any information about who his owner might be, or if you are interested in adopting Sox, call Pam at 4724823. Sox


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