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OCTOBER SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:28 6:59 7:29 6:58 7:30 6:57 7:30 6:57 7:31 6:56 7:31 6:55 7:32 6:54 VOL. 22, NO. 17 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA OCTOBER 17, 2014 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com ArtCalusa Exhibit Opens On CaptivaArtCalusa: Reflections On Representation is an award-winning group exhibition featuring Floridas leading historical artists which opens on Captiva on Saturday, October 18 at the Captiva Community Center, 11550 Chapin Lane. Through painting, works on paper and etched glass, ArtCalusa visually interprets the life and experiences of Floridas indigenous peoples, particularly the Calusa Indians through their contact with early European explorers. The exhibition also details the dramatic changes in Floridas environment since people first moved to Florida over 12,000 years ago. Exhibiting artists include Lucas Century, Merald Clark, Charles Dauray, continued on page 7 Sea Turtle Record Shattered On Sanibelby Jeff LysiakThe final sea turtle nesting statistics for this season are in, and Sanibel established a new record in 2014. According to Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) sea turtle program coordinator Kelly Sloan, this years total of 411 nests 110 on the east end and 301 on the west end shattered the islands previous high mark of 358 nests, established in 2000. In addition, the previous record for nests on the east end was 69 in 2012. The highlight of the season was definitely the record number of nests laid, said Sloan. There were no major storms this year, so very few of our nests washed away. Although there were some issues with coyote depredation, it was a very productive season overall. Sloan also noted that Captiva had 124 nests this year. On October 6, Sloan, her intern Shea Gibbs and more than a dozen sea turtle program volunteers showed up to witness the final nesting dig of the 2014 season. Nest #87, which was staked in early July on Sanibels east end, was due to be dug after 70 days.Despite digging the nest for more than 45 minutes, only taking a short break to take a photograph on the beach, their efforts were not rewarded with any emerging hatchlings.continued on page 3 Sea turtle program coordinator Kelly Sloan begins to dig the final nest of the season as a group of volunteers and passers-by look on photo by Jeff Lysiak Community Invited To 40th Anniversary Of IncorporationSanibel residents are invited to attend a reception celebrating the 40th anniversary of the City of Sanibels incorporation, to be held at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, November 4 at Sanibel City Hall, 800 Dunlop Road. The reception is being hosted by the City of Sanibel Historical Preservation Committee. Sanibel was incorporated in 1974 by a vote of the citizens. Cupcakes and cider will be served. Ding Family Fun DaySunday Family Fun Day kicks off the 25th annual Ding Darling Days at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on October 19. The refuge and Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) have planned a free day continued on page 5 Kids love the live animal presentations at the refuges free Family Fun Day David Meo Calusa
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3 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 From page 1Sea Turtle Record Shattered On SanibelThe reality is that science isnt always perfect and we have to be non-biased in our assessment of each crawl, explained Sloa n. Our permit doesnt allow us to verify each nest, and sometimes the field signs are misleading, so sometimes rarely the tur tle fools us. In addition to the more than 130 volunteers who patrol the islands beaches every day throughout sea turtle nesting season, Slo an wanted to offer her thanks to Gibbs and several of her SCCF fellow employees including Kristie Anders, Dee Serage-Century and Joel Caouette for their efforts. Five new permittees were trained and added to the permit this year: Joan Rogers, Nancy Riley Diane Nietzel, Willow Bender and Linda Estep. Its also exciting that weve had four consecutive years of increasing nest counts, added Sloan. Sea turtles normally take a year off in between nesting seasons, so there is some natural fluctuation in nest numbers from year to year. Its possible that new recruits to the nesting population may be coming to Sanibel, which is why we havent seen the natural low years. The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundations sea turtle program coordinator, staff and volunteers showed up to witness the final nesting dig of the 2014 season last Monday evening on Sanibels east end photos by Jeff Lysiak The final nest of the season was discovered and staked in early JulyEmail editorial copy to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 4 Historical Village Staff Prepares For Re-OpeningThe Sanibel Historical Village staff is back at work after the off-season break, working hard preparing for the villages re-opening on Wednesday, November 5. A lot of work continued at the village throughout the summer, with board president Dorothy Donaldson and others working with contractors on the renovation of Shore Haven and the many details to be addressed before opening day, said Emilie Alfino, museum manager. In addition, work has started on the Caretakers Cottage but completion likely will be delayed until January. Differences this season include a new entrance to the village from the Rutland House to Shore Haven. In addition, the Gift Shop has been moved from Baileys General Store to the back porch of Rutland House. We have a lot of events planned this year, Alfino added. As usual, there will be continued on page 12 Assistant Manager Abbey Allison, Museum Manager Emilie Alfino and Business Manager Mary Jo Bunnell We ship anything, anywhere, anytime! Domestic Priority International Air/Ocean High-Value/High Risk Trade Show Solutions Warehousing For all your shipping needs, call Don DeLuca at Whether you need something sent down the street, or around the world, trains, ships, trucks, or even pack llamas if thats what it takes to get it City Of Sanibel Vegetation CommitteeView Native Vegetation In Field ConditionsThe City of Sanibel Vegetation Committee is offering a guided native vegetation and landscaping tour of city hall grounds, which have been planted solely with native plants. The tour is on Saturday, October 18 and begins promptly at 10 a.m. Walk the grounds for ideas on planting native vegetation that requires no fertilizer. See how you can plant a garden that reseeds itself with very little maintenance, is good for the environment and will attract birds and butterflies. Vegetation committee members will provide valuable information on proper planting and care of native vegetation. The City of Sanibel encourages planting of vegetation that is indigenous to the area as it requires very little maintenance, no fertilizer, and no supplemental irrigation. Registration is not required. Attendees meet at the main entrance to Sanibel City Hall, 800 Dunlop Road, in front of the main staircase. For more information, contact the Natural Resources Department at 472-3700. The City of Sanibel is a walkable and bikeable community and features one of the most extensive shared use paths in the state of Florida. Attendees are encouraged to bicycle to these events. The Natural Resources Department section of the citys website, www.mysanibel.com, offers information and photos of native plants, a listing of licensed contractors, Sanibels vegetation standards and codes, and the Environmental Reference Handbook prepared by the citys vegetation committee. The vegetation committee also offers free native plant tours of the grounds at city hall at 10 a.m. on the second Wednesday and fourth Saturday of the month from November to April. For more information, contact the Sanibel Natural Resources Department at 472-3700. Dune sunflower (Helianthus-debilis)
5 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 From page 1Ding Family Fun Daypacked with activities for all ages from 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Following the 10:45 a.m. flag-raising ceremony presented by Boy Scout Troop 18, the refuge will debut its Discover Ding game app in the Visitor & Education Center auditorium. The first 250 to download the app following the presentation will receive an I Got Appy T-shirt. Starting at noon, IBEX Puppetry -the creative brainchild of Muppet creator Jim Hensons daughter Heather -will do an entertaining and educational presentation starring the troupes life-sized endangered wildlife puppets, including a brand new pollinator puppet created especially for the event. Lively processions will follow throughout the day, and IBEX will set up an Endangered Species Garden for ongoing hands-on activities. New this year to celebrate the events 25th anniversary will be a Silver Scavenger Hunt and archery skills clinics for ages 10 and older. One of this years live animal presentations will feature a gopher tortoise and kestrel, a collaboration between the refuge and CROW. Other Sunday highlights include free reusable goodie bags while supplies last, narrated Tarpon Bay Explorers (TBE) tram tours of Wildlife Drive, live wildlife presentations, a butterfly house, facepainting, a touch tank at Tarpon Bay Explorers, recycled nature crafts and free hot dogs. We estimate the value of this free event to be up to $75 per family of four, said Ding Days Committee Co-chair, Ranger Toni Westland. But the value of familyand nature-bonding? Priceless. Continuous free shuttle service will run from the refuges tram parking lot on Sanibel-Captiva Road and from TBEs parking lot (look for signs). The entire days schedule follows. For more information on other events during the upcoming Ding Darling Days week, October 19 to 25, visit www.dingdarlingdays.com or call 472-1100, ext. 221. (EC= Ding Darling Education Center) (TBE= Tarpon Bay Explorers) Free Family Fun Day, JN Ding Darling NWR Sunday, October 19 10:45 a.m. free flag-raising ceremony followed by the Endangered Species & Wildlife Puppets Parade, EC entrance 11 to 11:30 a.m. free Discover Ding Game App unveiling, EC Auditorium (bring your smartphones) 12 p.m. free Endangered Species & Wildlife Puppets presentation by Heather Hensons Ibex Puppetry, EC parking lot 1 p.m. free Snakes Alive! program, EC parking lot 2 p.m. free Live CROW Animals program, EC parking lot 3 p.m. free Amazing Amphibians, EC parking lot free and continuous throughout the day Free tutorials for the new Discover Ding game app in celebration of Ding Darling Days 25th. Bring your smartphones to the Welcome Table Free T-shirts to the first 250 app downloads (one T-shirt per smart phone) Free life-size Endangered Species & Wildlife Puppets and puppet crafts garden presented by Heather Hensons Ibex Puppetry Free 25th anniversary reusable bags while supplies last Free Silver Scavenger Hunt with 25 fun prizes (check in at the Welcome Table) Free admission to Wildlife Drive Free naturalist-narrated 60-minute tram tours (check in at tram booth) Free archery demos and clinics (ages 10 years and older), adjacent to overflow parking lot Free face-painting in the EC Birding Room Free hot dogs Free parking at the tram parking lot (look for signs) and shuttle service Free Butterfly House Free hands-on nature crafts Free environmental displays and informational booths with giveaways Free touch tank presentations at TBE Free 97.7 Latino Van Hit (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Sponsors are: 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 www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Miller at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4, or email@example.com. The Discover Ding game app makes a splash on Family Fun Day Cracker Fest Returns In NovemberNovember 14 is fast approaching and the Sanibel-Captiva Chapter of Solutions To Avoid Red Tide, Inc. is kicking it into overdrive to coordinate Cracker Fest 2014. Beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 14, you will have a unique opportunity to enjoy authentic old Florida culture at The Bait Box on Sanibel. Featured throughout the evening will be the live music of Uproot Hootenanny, a five-man string band that has been playing together since 2007. Also featured will be line dancing, auctions, a 50/50 raffle and, of course, dinner. Two of our featured auction items include a five-ton A/C unit and a full day of deep-sea fishing. The congenial atmosphere of Cracker Fest celebrates Floridas cultural heritage while also raising awareness and financial support for the Sanibel-Captiva chapter of START. The proceeds of this fundraiser will support STARTs mission in pursuit of educational and scientific findings in marine habitat, species preservation and restoration, and the promotion of healthy beaches and waterways. Included in this years festivities will be an authentic Cracker Feast of slow-smoked pulled pork BBQ, Ralph Woodrings fried mullet, shrimp, grits and all the trimmings as well as dessert, wine, and ice-cold beer. Cracker Fest 2014 tickets are $100 per person, which will include admittance to the event, dinner, beer and wine, live music, line dancing, a live and silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. Admission is by reservation only and limited to the first 300 attendees. To purchase tickets or more information, call Madison Durley at 472-8585 or email START@sanibelseaschool.org. Trash & Trash & Treasures Treasures SALE SALESaturday, November 15 9 a.m. 1 p.m. e Center 4 Life Palm Ridge & Library Way, Sanibel, FLDont miss this great opportunity to discover great nds at low, low prices! Household Items Household Items Toys Toys Furniture Furniture Hardware Hardware Linens Linens Sporting Goods Sporting Goods Kitchen Gadgets Kitchen Gadgets Glassware Glassware Artwork Artwork Jewelry Jewelry Collectibles Collectibles Surprises! Surprises! Were Looking for Donations Donations are tax deductibleProceeds bene t Island Seniors, Inc. Bring your gently used items (except clothing, shoes, TVs, computers, printers and books) to Center 4 Life at Palm Ridge Road and Library Way. For more information, call 472-5743.Refreshments will be for sale! Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
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Gluten Free Options Serving Pizza & Wings Frozen Yogurt & So MUCH MORE! Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellWills, estates and probate, oh my! These words certainly bring dread into our hearts. Whether were dealing with a loved ones passing or preparing for our own, the hope is that everyone have an understanding of the five basic estate planning and advance directive documents that provide clear information at someones passing. One of Rotarys favorite attorneys on the island, Janet Strickland, P.A. and club Rotarian, spoke to us last Friday on a couple of these very matters. The documents she spoke about include living wills, HIPAA release, designation of health care surrogate, durable power of attorney, and last will and testament. A living will is the document that allows you to direct the withholding of artificial means to keep you alive when two doctors have certified that you are in a vegetative state or brain dead, and will not recover. Statements could also include nutrition and hydration instructions, quality-of-life statements, feeding tube directives, pain relief instructions, organ donations and even burial instructions. Why is this important? Well, because this document provides your family with an understanding of your wishes. This relieves them from making emotionally charged decision under duress and giving them peace of mind that the right thing is being done per your request. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act protects your medical privacy. The HIPAA Release document allows designated persons immediate access to your medical information, regardless of your capacity. How many of us have filled out these forms at the doctors office? I dare say, all of us have... and rightfully so. This protects you, but it also allows your named loved ones access to your medical records regarding your condition and treatment protocol. This is extremely important. The HIPAA Act prohibits your health care providers from releasing your health care information unless you have provided a HIPAA release form. Provide this document to your attorney and your health insurance provider. A designation of health care surrogate document allows you to designate a health care surrogate who can make health care decisions for you obtain your medical records and information if you are incapacitated and need assistance with such matters. This goes beyond the HIPPA information release; this names a person that can direct your medical care. Strickland did mention that if possible, this should be a person living close by. In some cases, decisions have to be made quickly. Provide this document to your attorney and your health insurance provider. A durable power of attorney form allows you to designate a person who is authorized by you to handle your financial matter, including when you become incapacitated or otherwise need assistance with your financial affairs. This is a very powerful document and is effective immediately so it should be stored in a safe place. Your attorneys office is best. A last will and testament allows you to direct what happens with your property when you die and who receives it. Now this is the document that can cause some real trouble. This is why you need a good estate-planning attorney and too complicated to go into in this column. Some side notes: Strickland made sure to tell us, When you put anyones name on your bank account (a joint account), that money is not part of your estate. When you have this kind of account and you die, the money in the account will automatically become the property of the other account holder. When it comes to your personal items, it is not good enough to just talk about who gets what but to formally list them in your will. There are many family issues that rear their ugly heads over these small items. Other estate planning documents can include revocable trusts, charitable trusts and irrevocable life insurance trust (ILITs). See an attorney; it will save a lot of heartache for everyone. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, 949 Sand Castle Road. If you have any questions regarding Rotary, e-mail President Scot Congress at firstname.lastname@example.org. Janet Strickland Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email email@example.com
7 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 From page 1ArtCalusa Exhibit Opens On CaptivaChristopher Kreider, David J. Meo, Theodore Morris, Dean Quigley, and Hermann Trappman. The exhibition is organized by Lee Trust for Historic Preservation and co-curated by Theresa Schober and Barbara Hill. The exhibition and associated programs have been made possible by generous gifts from the College of Life Foundation and Florida Anthropological Society and grants from the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, Lee County Tourist Development Council, and Florida Humanities Council to the Lee Trust for Historic Preservation. Exhibition gallery is open to the public Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and during special forums and programs sponsored by the Captiva Civic Association, Captiva Island Historical Society and Captiva Memorial Library Advisory Board. Dean Quigleys painting Novus Orbis Dean Quigley Manmoths Lucas Century Calusa Estuary David Meos Calusa artwork 18 Charles Dauray Paleo
ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 20148 League Of Women Voters LuncheonAre you ready for the upcoming general election on November 4? In addition to the races for governor, congressional representative and others, there are two referenda: Limit of consecutive terms for County Commissioners; Proposal to increase members on the School Board. In addition, there are three proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution: Water and land conservation funding; Use of marijuana for certain medical conditions; Prospective appointment of certain judicial vacancies. To learn more about these issues, attend the League of Women Voters Sanibel luncheon and program on Wednesday, October 29 at the Sundial Beach Resort. LWV Sanibel member and former board director Robert Winters will lead the discussion. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., with the luncheon and program beginning at noon. Also, if you would like to book ahead for five of the six LWV Sanibel programs this year (October 29, November 19, January 28, March 25 and April 22), the cost is $100. There will be also be an LWV Sanibel event on February 25, but the program topic and venue will depend on whether there is a contested election for seats on the Sanibel City Council. Individual luncheon tickets are $25. You can pay at the door, or send your check to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957. The reservation deadline for the October 29 luncheon is Friday, October 24. LWV Sanibel 2014-15 Luncheon Programs October 29 Election Update, proposed Florida Constitutional Amendments November 19 Jane Kuckel, retired Lee County School Board member, will discuss issues and policies affecting Lee Countys K-12 educational system December (Date TBA) LWV Sanibel Holiday Party January 28 Human Trafficking Awareness Partnership by Nola Theiss February 25 City Council Candidates Night or History of the Florida Judicial Branch (if election for Sanibel City Council is not contested) March 25 Are We Making Progress? A Water Quality Legislation Update with Rae Ann Wessel, SCCF Director of Natural Resource Policy April 22 LWV Sanibel Annual Meeting. Sanibel Island government and policy issues All luncheon programs will be held at the Sundial Beach Resort, 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, with registration beginning at 11:30 a.m. Robert Winters 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 Crown Royal 1.75 ltr. Reg. $53.99 SALE $49.99 Don Q Rum Silver or Gold 1.75 ltr. Reg. $21.99 SALE $19.99 Gordons Vodka or Gin 1.75 ltr. $17.99 Grey Goose Vodka 750 ml. $32.99 Chalone Cabernet 750 ml. $9.99 Vogle Essential Red 750 ml. $11.99 Sterling Vintners Chardonnay 750 ml. $10.99 Seaglass Pinot Noir or Sauvignon Blanc 750 ml. $10.99 Cavit Pinot Grigio 1.5 ltr. Reg. $14.99 SALE $12.99 Kendall Jackson Chardonnay 750 ml. $13.99 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. 1628 Periwinkle Way 472-2893 Heart of the Islands, SanibelOpen Monday-Saturday 10am www.threecraftyladies.com ay-Satur d ay 10am e craftyladies.co m Tropical Fabrics Tropical Fabrics Novelty Yarn Novelty Yarn Quilting Quilting Notions Notions Beads Beads Scrapbook Papers Scrapbook Papers Childrens Crafts Childrens Crafts Art Supplies Art Supplies Shell Crafts Shell Crafts Gifts Gifts Find us on Ask about our Sewing Machine Rental Program! Ask about our Sewing Machine Rental Program! STOP IN ON THURSDAYS FOR OUR MAKEITANDTAKEIT BEAD BRACELET ACTIVITY! STOP IN ON THURSDAYS FOR OUR MAKEITANDTAKEIT BEAD BRACELET ACTIVITY! Great blue herons photographed by Sallie Rich Photographer To Present Program On Great Blue Herons At Ding DaysSallie Rich will present a program titled The Courtship Behaviors of Great Blue Herons in DVD/movie format with Q&A lecture to follow at Ding Darling Days on Monday, October 20 at 11 a.m. The program will be held in the auditorium of the Visitors Education Center at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Rich is an island photographer who has exhibited locally over the years at the refuge and on Captiva, Fort Myers Beach, Estero and Shell Point Islands.
9 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 www.MetalsInArt.com www.MetalsInArt.com email MetalsInArt@gmail.com email MetalsInArt@gmail.com 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.com MetalsInArt.comMetalsInArt.com MetalsInArt.com MetalsInArt.com MetalsInArt.comMetalsInArt.com MetalsInArt.comMetalsInArt.com MetalsInArt.com Island Paws Annual Island Paws Annual HOWL-O-WEEN Bash HOWL-O-WEEN BashFor a $10 donation you and your dog(s) can mingle and sniff among friends while consuming puptails, yappetizers, and of course enjoying the annual Island Paw Costume Contest! Proceeds will bene t Gulf Coast Humane Society. 630 Tarpon Bay Rd Sanibel Island 239-395-1464 Islandpaws.comRafflesGoody BagsPet Food DriveJudging will take place around 6:30Join us on the Over Easy Cafe Patio as we celebrate our 10th anniversary! Friday October 24th 5:00 7:00 Featuring Original Paintings by David Ruhe630 Tarpon Bay Rd(near the Over Easy Cafe)Summer Hours : Monday thru Saturday 10am to 4pmwww.sanibelartandframe.com 239-395-1350 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 is Saturday, November 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The center is 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. Volunteers are needed for pick up and delivery of larger items. If you have a truck and can help, call the center at 472-5743. Page Turners with Ann Rodman If you would like to be on the Page Turners list, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Center 4 Life. On Wednesday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m., the book Basket Case by Carl Hiaasen will be discussed. Discussion will be facilitated by Karl Rodman. Leisure Lunchers Wednesday, October 22 All thrift and consignment connoisseurs welcome. Contact the center by October 20 to sign up. Watercolor with Bea Pappas Fridays, October 17, 24, 31 and November 7 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. You will be working from a still life using watercolor. Contact the center for supply lists. Cost is $20 per class for members and $25 for non-members. Contact the center to sign up. Discovering the Internet Tuesday, October 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. If you are new to the Internet or not comfortable looking up the topics you are interested in, this class is for you. Learn how to safely book your travel, track stocks, access government information or find tips on gardening, exercise or other interests. Cost is $30 for members and $45 for non-members. Class limited to six. OPA! A Day in Greece at Tarpon Springs Thursday, October 30. Cost is $79 for members and $89 for nonmembers. Includes round-trip transportation, trip to St. Nicholas Cathedral, Greek lunch at Hellas, and a sponge-diving boat cruise. Sign-up deadline is October 10. 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 October 21 (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. Kim Kouril is the instructor. Chair Yoga Resumes October 28. Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. Similar to Gentle Yoga but all poses are done in a chair. Kim Kouril 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. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 201410 Independently Owned And OperatedUSPS 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: email@example.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 LysiakCOPYRIGHT 2014 Island Sun Update On Compensation Debate For Commissionby Jeff LysiakDuring his council liaison report to the planning commission, Vice Mayor Doug Congress offered an update on the discussions brought up at city council last week regarding Sanibels elected officials receiving compensation. Noting that members of the city council were only looking for a small stipend in an effort to reimburse out-of-pocket expenses they incur during off-island trips made on behalf of the city, Congress explained that the idea of compensating elected officials was brought up for discussion during the October 7 council meeting by Mayor Kevin Ruane. Currently, the city permits elected officials a stipend of $50 per day for meals, which according to City Manager Judie Zimomra is regulated by state law. Mileage reimbursement for fuel is regulated by an Internal Revenue Service allowance. That $50 meal allowance is the same if were attending a meeting in Washington, DC or in Orlando, said Congress. Ruane said last week that he brought the matter up for discussion so that officials arent required to pay for their own direct or indirect expenses associated with attending off-island meetings out of their own pockets. He estimated that in the past year, he personally has spent in excess of $15,000. Commission chairman Dr. Phillip Marks asked Congress whether Sanibels elected officials were seeking reimbursement for expenses rather than an increase in their stipend allowance. Weve just started to scratch the surface with this, Congress responded. A lot of people are kinda curious to see how this thing goes. Congress later added that he hoped a lot of citizens will attend the next council meeting on Tuesday, November 4 to offer their input on the topic. Im sure it will be greatly debated, he added. In other commission business, Dr. Marks requested to be excused from the November 25 meeting because he will be out of town. Fellow commissioner Chuck Ketteman asked planning director Jimmy Jordan to add a discussion regarding cancelling that meeting scheduled for two days before the Thanksgiving holiday to their October 28 agenda. Land Development Code Subcommittee Report Reviewedby Jeff LysiakFollowing Tuesdays planning commission session, the Land Development Code Review Subcommittee (LDCRS) heard the annual report on amendments made to the citys codes made during the past two years. Planning director Jimmy Jordan noted in his report that during fiscal years 201213 and 2013-14, the LDCRS and planning commission focused on several planning and zoning issues, which were addressed through specific amendments to the Land Development Code to ensure ongoing conformance with the Sanibel Plan within areas defined by LDC Section 82-341. According to Jordan, amendments made during the two-year span included: Inter and Intra-connectivity standards for providing access between properties and to the shared use path The phasing of preliminary plats approvals for major subdivisions Legislation to regulate floating dock platforms preempted from permitting by the State of Florida Legislation requiring the installation of reflective tape wrapping on telecommunications towers greater than 75 feet above ground level To allow pervious brick pavers installed within the driveways and parking areas of single-family, duplex and triplex to be treated as 100 percent pervious To allow for an increase in the room size of one bedroom resort housing unit to redevelop up to 600 square feet of habitable floor area Update the list of permitted uses within the commercial district and providing a process to consider new uses that are similar in nature and intensity to those uses that are listed in the code A new provision allowing minor nonstructural alterations and modifications to the rooflines of lawfully existing structures devoted to a nonconforming use Requirements, procedures and standards for maintaining and securing distressed buildings and structures Jordan also noted that the LDCRS report would be submitted for the city council to approve at their next meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, November 4. Citys Permitting Software Being Streamlinedby Jeff LysiakOn Tuesday, Sanibels Permitting Process Review Subcommittee heard a status report on the recent renovations to the citys permitting software. During a PowerPoint presentation made by City Manager Judie Zimomra and staff members Elaine Fannon and Steve Chaipel, the ongoing updates being made to the electronic files will streamline the permitting process, offering additional transparency between the city and the public. Fannon explained that in sorting through the more than 6,000 parcels contained within the city system, staff have corrected and updated information for over 1,000 of those parcels. As a result, the current system now contains clean parcel data, she noted. Also, regarding conversion of the data which dates back to files created when the city was incorporated in 1974 Fannon said that data fields will be mapped to the new system structure, adding that staff is about 10 percent of the way through this process. We wanted to make sure all of our data was cleaned before we moved on to the next step, which is the conversion of data, said Fannon. Setting up the renovated system, a team comprised of members of the citys continued on page 11
11 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 American Legion Post 123Saturday and Sunday, October 18 and 19 is the Ladies Auxiliary Oktoberfest from 1 to 8 p.m. both days. On the menu is sauerbraten, schnitzel, German potato salad, potato pancakes, red cabbage and other selections. Saturday, October 25 is the Celebration of Life for long-time islander Bob Degand from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday October 26, barbecued ribs and chicken will be served from 1 to 8 p.m. Every Monday, the 8-Ball Pool League plays at 5 p.m. Stop in to cheer on your team. If you have an American flag that needs to be retired, drop it off at Post 123 at your convenience. Every Wednesday, the legion offers Hump Day specials. Texas Holdem is played Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 4:30 to 10 p.m. Players are welcome and must be members. Every Friday, a six-ounce ribeye steak sandwich is available all day. There are daily specials as well as the popular halfpound burgers. Food is served from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The public is welcome. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. American Legion Post 123 is located at mile marker 3 on Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 4729979. Island Democrat Potluck SupperWinning in November is the theme for the Thursday, October 23 meeting of the Democratic Club of the Islands, beginning at 6 p.m. at The Community House at 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. This annual event is held to renew old friendships and welcome new ones who are interested in helping Democrats Win in November. Entre meats and beverages will be provided by the club, and attendees are asked to bring a dish to share. This meeting is especially important because within days, Floridians will be casting their votes for governor as well as a variety of state and local offices. Critical amendments will also be on the ballot. The club is honored to have Gerri Ware, president of the Lee County Democratic Black Caucus, who will share her perspective on winning in November. Joyce Davis, also from the Lee County Black Caucus, is director of political action activities. A native New Jerseyan and lifelong Democrat, she will share her experience in organizing a major effort to register and get out the vote in Dunbar. Elected delegate of the Democratic Party for President Obamas campaign in 2007, she served as president of the Miami-Dade County Democratic Black Caucus. Local and state candidates for election in November will introduce themselves and be available to visit with individuals or answer questions. Bob Schaeffer, national political consultant, will discuss the amendments. All members of the Democratic Club are urged to attend as well as members of the public who are interested in supporting progressive politics, or want to become informed voters. The meeting is free and open to the public. The Democratic Club is organized to stimulate interest in governmental affairs, to educate the public about issues, and to support the ideals and principles of the Democratic Party. Anyone wishing to join the Democratic Club of the Island is asked to bring a check for $25 to DCI to the October pot luck. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 395-9078 or 313-5718. From page 10Citys Permitting Softwarefinance, building, planning and IT departments has been created. A system test of all codes, fees and data will then take place, to be followed by city-wide training on the new permitting software. Software enhancements include project-based with applicable permits and inspections attached; one-numbering system resulting in a seamless process between the planning and building departments; a single screen with all applicable information for each particular project; the ability to inquire on any parcel number and view all applicable city permits, assessments and bills on one screen, and; all permit fees payable on the citys website.Dr. Phillip Marks inquired about the security of making payments via the citys website. Fannon responded that a second party is contracted to handle that security, so no vital information (including personal details, bank and credit card numbers) is directly accessible through the city portal. 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 Open Daily 7am (Summer hours vary) 239-395-1919 Showroom Hours 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday Phone # 239-472-9473 Administrative Of ces & Classrooms Phone # 239-472-9700Hours: 9-6 Monday Saturday 12-5 Sunday Phone: 239-910-7333 Sanibel Treasures & Consignment Our email address is email@example.com
ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 12 Churches/ TemplesANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH: 8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers Rev. Dr. Elias Bouboutsis Orthros Service Sunday 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday 10 a.m. Fellowship Programs, Greek School, Sunday School, Bible Study www.orthodox-faith.com, 481-2099 BAT YAM-TEMPLE OF THE ISLANDS: The Reform Congregation of Bat Yam Temple of the Islands meets for Friday night services at 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the United Congregational Church 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 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 7:45 a.m. Chapel, 10 a.m. Full Service with Sunday school and nursery care provided. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Masses 9:30 a.m. Daily Mass Wed., Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m. Communion Service Mon. and Tues. 8:30 a.m. 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 www.saintmichaels-sanibel.org UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS OF THE ISLANDS: Meets on the first Sunday of each month from December through April at the Sanibel Congregational Church, 2050 Periwinkle Way at 5 p.m. A pot luck is held at a members home on the third Sunday of each month. For more information call 433-4901 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. JOHN EDWARD ENSIGNThe Reverend John Edward Ensign died on October 6, 2014 after a long battle with congestive heart failure. John was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 4, 1923 to Helen and John Ensign, the eldest of three brothers (James and Charles, who preceded him in death). After graduating from Chattanooga Central High School in 1942, John joined the U.S. Navy as a V-12 officer candidate during World War II. Following the war, John graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and then entered Union Theological Seminary in New York to study for the ministry. During seminary, John met Ruth Singley, an art student at Temple Tyler. They married in 1946. Following seminary, John served at the Presbyterian Church in New Hope, North Carolina and helped build a church camp on the adjacent grounds. John also served the Efland Presbyterian Church during that time. In 1956, John and Ruth were asked by the Presbyterian denomination to build a progressive camp in Hanover Presbytery to make integrated camping a reality. Camp Hanover became John and Ruths lifework. With the support of the Presbytery, local churches and many individuals, Camp Hanover was built on a 78-acre site which John grew to 600 acres near Mechanicsville, Virginia. The camp was so successful John and Ruth wrote a seminal book on Christian camping, Camping Together As Christians (1958), that became a standard manual for Christian camps around the world. The camp was racially and economically innovative in that no money could be used while at camp, creating an atmosphere where all campers were equal. Divided into mixed gender groups, campers made their own decisions about meals and activities, with hiking and canoe trips a mainstay of camp experience. John and Camp Hanover were early proponents of sustainable gardens and composting farm to table and back. During his later years at Camp Hanover, John served as Executive Presbyter for Hanover Presbytery, leading it through the merger of the Southern Presbyterian and Northern Presbyterian Church, now known as the Presbyterian Church USA. Ruth and John taught at the Presbyterian School of Christian Education in both camping and, for Ruth, Christian Art. John served on the national board of the American Camping Association, which set the health and safety standards for youth camping. Everyone who met John remembers his active conversational style and encyclopedic memory. After retiring and moving into Richmond, Ruth continued her career as an artist until her death in 2008. John and Ruth loved to travel in the winter, especially to their beloved Sanibel Island, where they spent longer and longer times in the sun walking the beaches and collecting shells. John was a master storyteller of the southern style, best heard around an open fire. John is survived by four children (Jacque Ensign, Martha Ensign Johnson (Don), Stephen Ensign (Corbin) and Josephine Ensign (Peter). He is also survived by nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren: (Nathan and Calla Williamson and son Tucker, Ryan and Laurel Williamson, Rachel Williamson, Isaac and Anna Johnson and daughters Elise and Luca, Luke and Kelly Johnson, Elizabeth and Jeff Camozzi and daughter Ella, Julian Reese and Sarah Ensign, Perry Ensign and Jonathan Bowdler) and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to the Camp Hanover Scholarship Fund or Ginter Park Presbyterian Church. John Ensigns Memorial Service will be held at Ginter Park Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Virginia on Saturday, November 1 at 11 a.m. OBITUARY From page 4Historical Village Staff Prepares For Re-Openingtraining for our docents; A Homesteaders Christmas, which is new this year; Twilight Talks; Calusa Day; Florida Lighthouse Day; and a major event on March 19. New volunteers are always needed at the village. Interested people are encouraged to call Alfino at 472-4648. There are quite a variety of things for volunteers to do, so I think anyone can find a comfortable spot among our village family, she said. The Sanibel Historical Museum and Village opens for season November 5. Hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full guided tours take place at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at no additional charge, depending on docent availability. The Sanibel Historical Village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS) and there is handicap access to all buildings. Admission is $10 for adults (18 and over). Members and children are free. For more information, call 472-4648 during museum hours or visit www.sanibelmuseum.org. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email email@example.com WILLIAM ROSS PROCTORWilliam Ross Proctor of Sanibel, Florida and Glen Spey, New York, died on Monday, October 6. He was 94 years old. Proctor, born in 1920, was the oldest son of William Ross Proctor Sr. and Joy Williams Proctor. He graduated from The Pomfret School in 1939 and was an active member of the New York Squadron A Club. During World War II, He served in England and France as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army for five years. After the war, he began his illustrious career in advertising and marketing in the mailroom at General Foods, soon rising to become marketing director overseeing accounts such as Dow Jones Chemicals, Jell-O and Log Cabin Syrup (famously suggesting the snow on the roof of the cabin in its design). He went on to create many memorable marketing and promotional campaigns for Lifesavers, Nabisco, Beechnut and Carefree Sugarless Gum after forming his own company, WR Proctor Associates. Beginning with Im a Beechnut and Bubble Yum bubble gum blowing contests to state fairs, where one could Ride Free with Carefree, his work was praised by all for its breakthrough creativity. Proctor also served on the board of governors for the Westminster Kennel Club in New York and the Pirates Playhouse in Sanibel. His greatest love was for his music. As an avid and accomplished piano player in his later years, Proctor played weekly at the Lee Memorial Hospital atrium. Proctor is survived by his wife of 25 years, Mary Jane Keck Proctor, his four children Ross Proctor of Rochester, New York, Rich Proctor of Kailua, Hawaii, Kate Brooks of Lawrenceville, New Jersey and Liz Salguero of Wilton, Connecticut and 13 loving grandchildren; Emily Kenning, Will Proctor, David Proctor, Colin Proctor, Hilary Proctor, Caitlin Proctor, Jade Youngren, Peter Brooks, Charlie Brooks, Sarah Delp, Amanda Salguero, Julianna Salguero and Carlos Salguero. A memorial service will be held at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church on December 6 at 11 a.m. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Circle Of Care, a charity dedicated to children with cancer formed in honor of his grandson, PO Box 32, Wilton, CT 06897. OBITUARY
13 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 FISH Sponsors Cooking With Kids ProgramFISH of Sanibel-Captiva, Inc., along with Celia Hill, County Extension Agent IV, Lee County Extension of University of Florida/IFAS, invites all young island chefs to participate in the Cooking With Kids event being held on Tuesday, November 4 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church kitchen on Sanibel. Cooking With Kids is designed to motivate and empower children and youth to make healthy food choices through hands-on learning with fresh, affordable foods from diverse cultures. Many of us were fortunate to grow up with parents and grandparents, neighbors and friends who cooked and shared the value and pleasure of food. Bringing healthy foods into a childs life can increase awareness, appreciation and knowledge of healthy eating. During the event, children and their parents or guardians work together to prepare kid-friendly, easy to make dishes, learning in the process that new and diverse foods can be both tasty and nutritious. They work in small groups with an adult to cook each dish, and learn the importance of washing ones handscontinued on page 14 Barrel Of Monkeys At Sanibel ChurchOn October 8, the LOGOS kids at Sanibel Community Church had their annual cup stomp during Barrel of Monkeys Night. There was a lot of aping around going on throughout the night, but it all turned serious when the cups emerged and the kids lined up to make the biggest Pop! Second graders Lilly Goyes, Faith Mitchel, Grace Mitchell and Kate Doster gave it their best stomp. Mason Macalka, a strong contender was watched closely by one of the judges. He had the crowd cheering when his cup exploded, but at the end of the stomp-off, Josie Owen claimed the highest honor of Best Cup Stomper. Josie Owen with Dinner Dean Cindy Sitton Mason Macalka and Cindy Sitton Lilly Goyes, Faith Mitchell, Grace Mitchell and Kate Doster 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.
ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 14 Pink Out Sanibel This Sundayby Jeff LysiakThe 3rd annual Lets Pink Out Sanibel & Captiva Islands will return this Sunday, October 19, when the Radiology Regional Centers Mobile Mammogram motorcoach visits the Sanibel Fire & Rescue District Station #1, located at 2351 Palm Ridge Road on Sanibel. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the state of the art mobile medical vehicle staffed by members of the Radiology Regional Center will be offering on site digital mammogram screenings. While most medical insurance companies will cover the expense of the examination, the fee for women who are uninsured is $150. Sponsorships for individuals in need of mammograms are available for $150 (the cost for an uninsured examination), and $50 Hug sponsorships are also requested. To become a sponsor, email firstname.lastname@example.org, mail your check to Pink Out, 1019 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 or visit www.pinkoutsanibel.com for more details. According to event organizer Mary Bondurant, Lets Pink Out Sanibel & Captiva which runs from noon to 3 p.m. will include music, dancing, food, fun, fellowship and local businesses showcasing their business to promote health, along with: Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa & Boutique will be offering pink keratin hair extensions, pink mini-manis and pink lips in exchange for donations Enchanted Ballroom will provide dancing entertainment, plus they will give away two complimentary dance lessons (one private and one group) Sanibel Chiropractic will be offering massage services ProFiles will be doing eye makeup applications Cips Place will be serving food and refreshments Fidelity National Title will give out free cookies Scott McDonald will be providing music UAStar will have a photo booth set up for pictures Rosier Insurance will be offering refreshments and a chance to win a special raffle prize. Stop by their booth to register. Need not be present to win. Isabellas Island Style Weddings & Events, SanibelIsland.com/CaptivaIsland.com, Bondurant Realty Group at John R. Wood Island Real Estate, Island Therapy Center and the Sanibel Fire & Rescue District are also sponsoring non-insured mammograms. During the event, donations for FISH of Sanibel-Captiva, Inc. both monetary and canned goods for the food bank will be accepted. A fundraising raffle will also take place. To make an appointment for a mammogram during Pink Out Sanibel & Captiva, call 936-2316. For more information, visit www.pinkoutsanibel.com or Pink Out Sanibels Facebook page. The team from FISH of Sanibel-Captiva, Inc. The team from Cips Place with Nicole McHale from FISH, right Moms ConnectingEvery second and fourth Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Moms ConnectinG meets at Sanibel Community Church. These young moms gather for a time of fellowship, learning, brunch and fun. On October 8, Emma Hall taught all the moms how to finger knit scarves. After choosing colors, ladies began knitting their scarves, concentrating on setting the stitches on their fingers. Beautiful creations emerged amid lots of laughter. For Moms ConnectinG moms, a nursery is available for infants and toddlers 0 to 36 months, and Enrichment Wednesday is available for preschoolers during this time. All young moms are welcome to join in. For more information, contact Amy Selby at email@example.com or Emma Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org. From left, Tiffany Williams, Allison Quillan, Amy Selby, Stephanie Schafer and Emma Hall Monday Night MovieThe Book Thiefby Di SaggauThe BIG ARTS movie for Monday, October 20 is The Book Thief, based on the best-selling book of the same name. The film is set in Germany during World War II. Death serves as the knowing narrator for the tale, which is a bit of a masterstroke. He is an irritating know-it-all who regularly interrupts the story to comment obliquely on human nature and mortality. The central figure is Liesel (Sophie Nelisse), a spunky young heroine who, when first introduced in 1938, is on the run with a fugitive mother and a little brother. Soon after, mom vanishes and Liesel is taken in by a good-hearted couple, kindly Hans (Geoffrey Rush) and his wife, Rosa (Emily Watson). A soft heart beats under her crusty surface. A contradiction between a veneer of innocence and the realities of Nazism and the Holocaust is a signature characteristic of the years-spaning film, which observes traumatic historical events through Liesels eyes. Her foster father teaches her to read after her schoolmates taunt her for illiteracy. After witnessing a book-burning rally, she borrows, then steals, volumes from the home of the local burgermeister. Memorizing what she reads, she distracts fearful Germans huddled in a bomb shelter with her recitations. The Book Thief is a riveting, thought-provoking and powerful film. Next up on October 27 is Haute Cuisine, a food lovers movie about acontinued on page 23
15 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Community HelpersDuring the month of October, the Childrens Education Center of the Islands studies the theme of Community Helpers. These people are most notably our policemen, firemen, doctors, postal workers and (the most popular) garbage men! However, on Sanibel, we like to include some other community helpers that are more specific to our environment. This week, we enjoyed a visit from Mark Thompson of SCCF to tell us how he helps our community... of animals. Thompson shared with us lots of exciting information about horseshoe crabs. He taught us that they come out to the beach on a full moon and dig their nests to lay eggs. These eggs feed many different animals. He taught us that they have been around since the age of dinosaurs, they swim upside down and their pinchers dont pinch, they just close and tickle. But the most exciting thing we learned was that they have blue blood. The children could even touch live horseshoe crabs and test out their pinchers that dont pinch. CECI teacher Ms Joy stands proud with her son, Yuan, and her husband, Mark Thompson, with a vial of the very cool blue horseshoe crab blood Riley Sullivan and Elton Von Wowern show everyone that the horseshoe crabs are gentle creatures that flip themselves over with their tail and tickle with their pinchers Sanibel Church Of Christ Celebrates Preschool StaffThe congregation at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ commissioned its preschool staff at Sanibel Christian Preschool during worship on September 21. Preschool director and VPK 4-year-old class teacher Laura Miltner, 3-year-old class teacher Ana Abella and 2-year-old class teacher Lora Lea Plummer were celebrated during the service along with the preschool. Members then visited with the staff after the service, sharing in what is upcoming in the school year and ways that members of the church could take part. Sanibel Christian Preschool, a ministry of the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, began in August 2013 as part of the churchs continuing support of the community. Located within the church building, the preschool features small class sizes that allow individual attention to each childs needs. The school offers a warm, welcoming environment for children of all backgrounds to learn and grow as they experience the congregations vision that every child is a beloved child of God. The preschool offers introductory fine arts and classical music programs that aid in the development of skills beyond the arts into all aspects of life. For more information about Sanibel Christian Preschool, contact director Laura Miltner or Associate Pastor Deb Kunkel at 472-0497. From left, Associate Pastor Deb Kunkel, moderator Paul Roth, director Laura Miltner, teachers Ana Abella and Lora Lea Plummer, and Senior Pastor John Danner
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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 18 Baileyfest Returns October 26by Jeff LysiakThe 29th annual Baileyfest will return on Sunday, October 26 from noon to 4 p.m. at Baileys Shopping Center, featuring a talented lineup of live entertainment including solo singers, bands and groups, dancers, a roaming magician and plenty of surprises. The free community event will also feature games, raffles and giveaways, face-painting, pony rides, refreshments and local service organizations. One of the time-honored traditions of the event, the crowning of the King and Queen of Baileyfest, will feature fifth-graders from The Sanibel School, who will submit their essays on What Sanibel Means To Me. One boy and one girl will be selected to serve as honorary monarchs for the day. Baileyfest will begin with the singing of The Star Spangled Banner by members of the BIG ARTS Community Chorus, followed by opening remarks made by Sanibels mayor, city council and Baileys General Store Co-owner and General Manager Richard Johnson. Singer Frank Torino will entertain Baileyfest crowds with his renditions of classic songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones and Elvis Presley. Torino will also sing a special dedication song during his performance. In addition to the Community Chorus and Torino, entertainment will be provided by The Calendar Girls, Kellyn Celtic Arts Irish Dance Academy, the Country Rhythm Cloggers directed by Pat Bedingfield, Buckeye Ken, John Steg, Kyle, Sanibel Recreation Centers cheerleading squad, The Sanibel School Band under the direction of Joe Angelo plus special guests, Were The Entertainers. In addition, magician Brian Boyd will be strolling through the crowd at Baileyfest, performing illusions and creating balloon animals. Several local organizations, including the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (CROW), JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, FISH of Sanibel-Captiva, The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), The International Osprey Foundation, Sanibel-Captiva Power Squadron and others will be on hand, as will hibiscus expert/grower Bill Wollschlager. For more information, contact Baileys General Store at 472-1516. The popular dance troupe The Calendar Girls will perform at Baileyfest on October 26 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. Lazy Flamingo 3, Inc. 16501 Stringfellow Rd 16501 Stringfellow Rd Bokeelia, FL 33922 Bokeelia, FL 33922 239-283-5959 239-283-5959 Lazy Flamingo 2, Inc. Lazy Flamingo 2, Inc. 1036 Periwinkle Way 1036 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-6939 239-472-6939 Lazy Flamingo 4, Inc. Lazy Flamingo 4, Inc. 12951 McGregor Blvd. 12951 McGregor Blvd. Ft. Myers, FL 33919 Ft. Myers, FL 33919 239-476-9000 239-476-9000 LAZY FLAMINGO HAPPY HOUR LAZY FLAMINGO HAPPY HOUR BEER AND WINE BEER AND WINE 3-5pm & 9:30 to Midnight 3-5pm & 9:30 to Midnight All Domestic Draft Beers All Domestic Pitchers All Domestic Draft Beers All Domestic Pitchers All House Wine All House Wine Happy Hour Happy Hour FOOD FOOD 3-5pm 3-5pm Mon-Fri Mon-Fri BIG 10 BIG 10 SEC Network SEC Network From page 13Cooking With Kidsbefore cooking, and to safely work with foods and kitchen utensils. They learn important cooking skills, such as how to measure, whisk and knead. Participants, children and adults alike always enjoy the FISH Cooking With Kids event. In addition to preparing and eating a delicious meal, each child washes their own dishes and cleans their work tables before and after cooking a special treat for parents! For additional information and to RSVP, contact Christine Swiersz or Jessi Zeigler at 472-4775.
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation FoundationTank Talks On Tuesday, October 21 at 10 a.m., visit the SCCF Nature Center and learn about the live turtles, Indie the Indigo snake, Happy the Florida snapping turtle, the invasive giant marine toad and other critters SCCF works so hard to protect through research and habitat protection. The diamondback terrapins and Indie the Indigo have laid eggs that are incubating. Cost to attend the program is $5 per adult, with children and SCCF members admitted free.Floridas Alien InvasionOver 500 non-native fish and wildlife species and 1,180 non-native plant species have been documented in Florida. On Wednesday, October 22 at 10 a.m., learn about the local invasive critters that have moved into our area and the problems that come with them. You will be introduced to a live invasive cane toad, the islands newest invader. Meet in the SCCF Nature Center auditorium. The program is $5 per adult, with SCCF members and children admitted free. Turtle Tracks On Thursday, October 30 at 10 a.m., come to the SCCF Nature Center and learn about the lifecycles and habits of sea turtles that nest on island beaches in the summertime and what SCCFs nest monitoring program is doing to protect them. This years nesting numbers were the highest ever recorded on the islands. The program is free to SCCF members and children, and $5 for adults. Monarchs Are ComingIn September, Monarch butterflies can be seen roosting in trees in Cape May, New Jersey. Roosting clusters of Monarchs may be observed in Oklahoma and Louisiana in October gathering for the flight across the Gulf to Mexico. Here in Florida, the first ripple of migratory Monarchs arrive in the panhandle in October at St. Marks Wildlife Refuge, where they are tagged before crossing to Mexico. Have you seen any Sanibel monarchs? On October 29 at 10 a.m., come to the SCCF Nature Center and celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead marking the yearly return of their ancestors on the wings of the Monarch butterfly. Learn more about this amazing migration and what you can do to support them in your own backyard. Call 472-2329 for more information on these programs. The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation is located at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Soft shell turtle close up Cane toad Baby sea turtles hatching Monarch butterflies Monarch butterfly 19 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 20 Schools And More Schoolsby Capt. Matt MitchellFishing around the massive schools of bait just off the beaches was a great option this week. East winds most days made for calm conditions gulfside. Anywhere from 100 yards off the beach out to a couple of miles, feeding birds and breaking fish where easy to locate. Giant schools of ladyfish, bluefish, Spanish mackerel and jacks where found between Sanibel Lighthouse to the south end of Fort Myers Beach, then fishing north from Knapps Point to Redfish Pass were more of the same along with big schools of Bonita. Catching these hard, fast running Bonita is some of my favorite fishing of the fall. Its just such a change from the usual day to day fishing we do in the sound. These members of the tuna family are crazy strong for their size and just so aggressive. They can be seen busting bait on the surface from a long way off and its just a matter of casting into the feeding fish to hook up. Run and gun style fishing of these schools of feeding Bonita is very fast paced action and just a blast, with everyone on board hooking up when you run into these feeding fish. Soft plastic jigs on strong hook jig heads and heavy spoons both caught lots of Bonita. Casting through the breaking fish and retrieving the bait as fast as possible was all it took as you watched them chase it down. First runs of 100-yard-plus are common so a smooth drag and 200 yards of line on the reel are a must. Many of these first Bonita of the fall season are over 10 pounds with a few pushing right around 15 pounds. Most clients have never seen any fishing action like this before as the water just comes alive with boiling fish and bait. These fish are such great visual action and a favorite of fly fishermen. Snook action in the passes around the full moon was also going off this week. Though most of the fish where short of slot size, they certainly made up for it in shear numbers. The best bite came on the first part of the incoming tide as small fry bait and glass minnows got sucked into the pass. Brown clouds of this little bait had the snook blitzing on it. Watching these snook blow up on the bait as they gorge themselves is not something we see every day. Freelined shiners pitched into the same areas resulted in constant hook-ups. During one trip this week, we caught snook on almost every cast for well over an hour. Chumming live shiners back in the mangrove feeder creeks during low water periods was also another option for catching lots of snook. Most of these snook are on the small side but non-stop snook action all over the place is never a bad thing. Larger snook have been a little harder to come by, with what seems like only one big one here and there. Redfish action for me this week came one of two ways; either finding a big school out on the open flat and catching them on every cast until they dropped off into deeper water and disappeared or catching just a couple while mangrove or pass fishing for snook. The big schools are still around but, during windy periods, can be a little harder to locate. Cooling water temperatures have our fishing just going off with both fish and anglers enjoying the start of the annual bait migration. Keeping the clients rods bent just keeps getting easier as more and more bait and the migratory fish that feed on it are moving to the south as winter approaches. October is all about variety!!!Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions email email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 395-1213. Jake from New Jersey with a Bonita caught out off the beaches while fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell this week ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEADS FACTORY TRAINED MERCURY MARINER JOHNSON EVINRUDE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I/O'S MERCRUISERCourteous Professional Marine Repair Service Dockside Service Serving Sanibel & Captiva For Life472-3380 466-3344 Your Bottom Call on Paint PricesDave Doane NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEA D S FA C T O RY T R A I N E D MER C U RY MARINER JO HN SO N EVINR U D E S UZUKI YAMAHA O M C I/ O S MER C RU I S E R C ourteous Professional Marine Repair S erv i ce D oc k s i d e S erv i c e S ervin g S anibel & C aptiva For Li f e Y B t t Yo ur Botto m Yo ur B ot to m C Call on Paint Prices Call on Paint Prices D a v e D oa n e 1 CLEAR YOUR GEAR It Catches More Than Fish Cast carefully to avoid tangling tackle in mangroves Email your editorial copy to: email@example.com
21 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 CROW Case Of The Week: Great Horned Owlby Patricia MolloyThe great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) sometimes referred to as a tiger owl or hoot owl is an easily recognizable bird. Wellknown for its piercing yellow eyes and ear tufts that resemble horns, the majestic raptor has an intense beauty. But its fascinating adaptations make it truly remarkable. It flies silently. While the wings of most birds make a wooshing sound in flight, the great horned owl is perfectly silent. Its feathers are softer than most birds, allowing the large bird to sneak up on its prey without warning. It has superior hearing. This owl can hear a tiny mouse step on a twig from a remarkable distance of 75 feet. A hearty eater, an individual owl consumes a large quantity of rodents in its lifetime, which helps keep populations under control. Its eyes are larger than those of humans. The eyes of these owls are so large that they are unable to move them from side to side. As a result, they must turn their heads in order to look around. Great horned owls are capable of turning their heads 270 degrees in any direction. Late last month, a great horned owl was admitted to CROW from neighboring Cape Coral. He came in very down and depressed and thin. No real abnormalities were noted on his physical exam except a little talon lesion on his foot, explained Brittany Stevens, DVM intern. Upon further testing, however, it was discovered that the owl was experiencing respiratory distress. Dr. Brittany suspects that the owl was suffering from Aspergillosis, a fungus that can affect humans and mammals but is seen primarily in birds. To combat the lung infection, the patient was given antibiotics and an antifungal. The owl was so sick that it wasnt eating on its own and had to be force-fed several times per day. Over the course of a week, the patient began to regain its strength and slowly began eating on its own. After approximately two weeks of treatment at the wildlife clinic, the great horned owl had fully recovered from the infection. After making the long trip back to Cape Coral in CROWs specially-equipped van, the owl quickly leapt from its carrier and flew to its favorite tree-top perch. If you find a sick or injured wild bird, mammal or reptile, immediately contact CROW at 472-3644. If you are unable to bring the animal to the Sanibel wildlife clinic, you may be directed to one of the nine domestic veterinarian clinics it has partnered with in Lee County. CROW volunteers make daily excursions to these facilities and other locations as needed. CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.) is a non-profit wildlife hospital providing veterinary care for native and migratory wildlife from our local area. The hospital accepts patients seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mail donations to PO Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. Call 472-3644 or visit: www.crowclinic.org. The great horned owl, patient #2749, eagerly anticipates its morning meal 239.472.2328 www.sanibelthriller.comReservations are required Also Available for Private Charters Departing from Sanibel Marina 634 N. Yachtsman Dr. Sanibel Island S Db S Db Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Winner Seven Continuous Years Winner Seven Continuous Years Lunch & Dinner Lunch & Dinner 472-8138 472-8138 SANIBEL MARINA 634 N. Yachtsman Drive www.sanibelmarina.com 634 N. Yachtsman Drive www.sanibelmarina.com Sanibel and Captiva Islands Most Exciting Boat Tour Circumnavigating Sanibel & Captiva Islands with Dolphins SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots
ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 22 Shell Of The WeekGiant Tritonby Jos H. Leal, PhD, The BaileyMatthews National Shell Museum Science Director & CuratorThe giant triton, Monoplex parthenopeus (Salis Marschlins, 1793), may be occasionally found on the local beaches. It is a large gastropod that may reach six inches in size. The giant triton, which has an extremely bristly, hairy periostracum (the outer shell layer of mollusks), should not be confused with the hairy triton, which is a smaller species that does not occur on the barrier islands of Southwest Florida. The giant triton has very broad distribution in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. This large distribution is facilitated by the presence of a long-lasting, drifting larval stage in the species: Giant triton larvae may be transported across large oceanic expanses by currents, in a process that enables the colonization of distant shores by the species. Learn more about the giant triton at http:// shellmuseum.org/shells/shelldetails. cfm?id=59 Shell Museum Events Pearls and Chocolate for a Cause: Create an elegant 78-inch freshwater pearl and Swarovski crystal necklace (or two smaller ones) while sipping wine, sampling hors doeuvres and chocolates. This fundraiser is a great way to help the museum while having fun. Very limited seating. Call 395-2233 or book online at www.shellmuseum.org. Tickets are $100 per person. Friday, November 14, 5:30 p.m. Timbers Oystravaganza at the Museum: Join oyster expert Matt Asen and his fabulous Timbers Restaurant staff at the museum to sample oyster and wine varietals while we also satisfy your hunger for knowledge with an Edible Mollusks presentation by the museums own Dr. Jos Leal. Advance reservations required. $60 per person, Thursday, November 13, 6 p.m. Call 395-2233 or book online at www.shellmuseum.org. Birthday Free Day: Come celebrate our 19th birthday by visiting the museum on this day for free. Enjoy art, science, cake and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 15. 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 jet propulsion skills. Daily at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Island Inn Morning Beach Walks: Join one of our marine naturalists for a beach walk near Island Inn on Sanibel. Walks depart daily from the Island Inn lobby 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; book online at www.shellmuseum.org/events or call 395-2233 to make a reservation. All participants receive a coupon for halfoff museum admission. Marine Naturalist Adventure Cruise: The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and Captiva Cruises present a one-of-a-kind experience that will excite nature lovers of all ages. Join our marine naturalist 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 museum admission. Call 472-5300 to book. (Water shoes required, no flip flops. Prepare to get wet.) The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is located at 3075 SanibelCaptiva Road. Call 395-2233 or visit www.shellmuseum.org. The giant triton, Monoplex parthenopeus ( Salis Marschlins 1793) CHILDRENS MENU AVAILABLE HAPPY HOUR DAILY 5 TO 71/2 Price Drinks & Happy AppsSeafood Steaks Spirits
23 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 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, 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 will be held on Friday, October 24 at 11 a.m. in CROWs Visitor Education Center, 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road (across from The Sanibel School). Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for teens and 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 or visit www.crowclinic.org. Baby otter being fed Baby fawn being fed by a CROW volunteer photo(s) courtesy of CROW Baby raccoon infant in hand From page 14The Book Thiefpompous chef who runs the main kitchen for the President of France. More on that next week. Admission to BIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series is $8 and all screenings begin at 7 p.m. in Schein Performance Hall. Each film is followed by a complimentary reception and discussion in Phillips Gallery. Sponsors are Bank of the Islands and Stan and Visnja Gembicki. Supporters are Sanibel Taxi, Jerrys Foods of Sanibel and John R. Wood Real Estate. BIG ARTS is located at 900 Dunlop Road. Tickets are available at the door or by calling 395-0900. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213
ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 201424 Half Price Book SaleSanibel Public Library is having a half-price sale on all used books. Hundreds of books, videos, CDs and magazines are offered at a deep discount in the Book Sale Room. Book sales support the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, which enriches library services and programs. If there are no items in the Book Sale Room that are of interest to you, the library has more than 70,000 books and more than 2,000 feature films to borrow. Wendy Lambrix, head of library circulation, said, We have many interesting cookbooks and gardening books for sale. There are a lot of paperbacks too, which are so handy for traveling. The Sanibel Public Library is at 770 Dunlop Road. Books available to buy at Sanibel Public Library Hortoons Orchid Society MeetingThe Sanibel-Captiva Orchid Society will meet Monday, October 20, 1:30 p.m., at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church. The program will be presented by Tom Uhler, president of the orchid society. This is the first meeting of the 2014-2015 season. Orchid novices are encouraged to come to the meeting at 1 p.m. to hear a member of the society talk about orchid problems that occurred during the summer. Participants are encouraged to come early to purchase orchids or to do so during intermission. Anyone with questions or an ill orchid that needs diagnosis can bring their plants to the meeting during Show and Tell. Orchid society members are invited to participate in a monthly show. Ribbons are awarded for best Hybrid and best Species Orchids. Members and guests are also invited to participate in a monthly orchid raffle. Annual membership is $20, which covers the October through May meetings. Guests are $4. For more information on the orchid society, visit www.sancaporchid.org. St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church is at 2304 Periwinkle Way. An orchid naturalized on a tree 472-7770 Periwinkle Way www.thefishhouserestaurants.com OPEN DAILY 11-10The Lounge Open till 1 a.m. Fri & Sat FOOTBALLFood & DrinkSPECIALS! KARAOKEFriday Nights! ThL
25 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Plant SmartWashington Fan Palmby Gerri ReavesThe Washington, or Mexican, fan palm is a desert palm native to northern Mexico and Baja California. Its ability to grow as tall as 100 feet make it unsuited to the average South Florida residential landscape. In good growing conditions, this tree develops a full rounded canopy. The accordion-pleated palmate leaves are up to five feet across. Petioles, or leaf stalks, of up to six feet long have reddish bases and sharp teeth. Long inflorescences of creamy flowers can be as long as 12 feet and extend beyond the leaves. Flowers are followed by small black berries. The slender light gray trunk tapers from a stout base. Sub-tropical conditions in South Florida are not ideal for this species, so skimpy foliage and potassium-deficiency often result. When the palm is young, the thicker trunk and fuller foliage can be attractive, but as the fast-growing plant ages, it can lose that robusta look. The shaggy skirt of old fronds that some trees retain gives it another common name, petticoat palm. Depending on the homeowners preference, the skirt might an interesting characteristic or just another maintenance problem. Another reason to forego this palm? It is listed as a category-II invasive species by the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. Moreover, unlike native palms that have evolved to survive hurricanes, the Washington in known for breaking or uprooting in storms. Because it towers over other palms, it is also prone to lightning strikes as well. A susceptibility to other diseases is also a concern. If storm-resistance, low-maintenance and benefit to wildlife are important to you, consider Floridas native palms or a Florida-friendly species. Sources: National Audubon Field Guide to Florida, edis.ifas.ufl.edu, and floridata.com. Plant Smart explores the plant life of South Florida and sustainable landscape practices. The trunk can be spindly and subject to snapping in high winds photos by Gerri Reaves The non-native Washington fan palm can grow as tall as 100 feet. Note the wispy inflorescences extending beyond the leaves 2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Fl 33957 Ph: 239.472.0606 www.SanibelIslandCow.com 3 95 7 P P h h: 2 2 3 39 4 72 0 60 6 w ww S an ib el Is la nd Co w co m Tropical Outdoor Patio Seating Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow with our Famous Stone Crabs1/2 lb & 1 lb. quantities Appetizers & Full Dinners Best Prices On The Planet Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages w w Always Fresh ...Always Fun! s s Always Fresh ...Always! LIVE LIVE MUSIC MUSIC w w Always w ay ay s! Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Snacks In-between Live Music! Outdoor Seating Come Try our Come Try our NEW NEW Cowlicious Cowlicious Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials We Proudly BrewSanibels Most Award Winning Restaurant
ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 201426 Rauschenberg Exhibit Opens At FSW GalleryThe Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) is presenting the first solo Robert Rauschenberg exhibition since the artists passing in 2008. Rauschenberg: China/America Mix was inspired by Rauschenbergs visits to China in the 1980s where he completed work on a number of collages and mounted the Rauschenberg Overseas Culture Interchange (ROCI) exhibition at the National Gallery in Beijing. His ROCI/China show was open for less than three weeks and attracted more than 300,000 visitors. The upcoming show Rauschenbergs 16th one-man show at FSW since the gallery was founded in 1979 will open on what wouldve been the artists 89th birthday, October 22, and features art that hasnt been publicly viewed in years. When China/America Mix opens it will mark the first installation of Rauschenbergs monumental 100-foot long Chinese Summerhall photograph in over a decade, said Jade Dellinger, director of the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW. His affect still looms large around the globe, but this is particularly evident in China. To this day, the most recognized Chinese artists acknowledge his great influence and his broader impact. China/America Mix is part of the gallerys fall 2014 tribute to the life and legacy of Robert Rauschenberg, as well as a celebration of his close relationship with FSW. There is no better way to celebrate our continued dedication to the arts in Southwest Florida then to host a solo exhibition of an artist who shared such a close relationship with FSW, said Dr. Jeff Allbritten, FSW president. The exhibitions lead sponsor is FineMark National Bank & Trust in Fort Myers, a long-time supporter of FSW by providing over $100,000 in programs and scholarships. Additional support is provided by the Stanton Storer Embrace the Arts Foundation and Norman Love Confections. A pre-opening lecture on Rauschenberg in China will be presented at the Rush Library Auditorium on the Thomas Edison (Lee) Campus from 6 to 7 p.m. by Dr. Donald Staff, founder of the University of South Floridas Graphicstudio and artistic director of ROCI. Musical performances are also planned by longtime friends Dickie Landry, Kat Epple and Sonic Combine. Events at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW are free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-serve at Dr. Donald Staffs lecture. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. For more information about the gallery or upcoming events, visit www. RauschenbergGallery.com or call 489-9313. Bob Rauschenberg greets students at the Rauschenberg Gallery photo by Daniel Chauche Bob Rauschenberg in the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW photo by Daniel Chauche
PREMIER WILDLIFE REFUGE + PREMIER PARTNERS = THE PREMIER NATURE APPTHIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19TH | AT THE J.N. DING DARLING NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Youre invited to help us celebrate this momentous occasion. Come, be a part of it! Festivities begin at 11:00. to the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, the Ding Darling Wildlife Society, and the outstanding photographers who graciously contributed their images: Theresa Baldwin, Susan Brown, Dennis Govoni, Allen Hoffacker, Angela Luzader, Derek Rothwell, Mac Stone, Patricia WareYOUR FRIENDS AT DISCOVER NATURE APPSTHANK YOU THI S S UND A Y Y Y oure invited to h e Y Y Y PREMIERING 27 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014
ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 28 Sanibel Public Library Receives Fun Additions To Childrens Area The Sanibel Public Librarys Childrens area has received a generous gift: new life-sized soft sculptures as well as book kits to encourage reading skills, imagination and play. The book kits include an easy-to-read book plus interactive components, like puzzles, figurines and toys. Kids can sit with popular Sesame Street characters Cookie Monster and Elmo, a four-foot-tall Cat In The Hat from the Dr. Seuss series or H. A. Reys Curious George. An over-sized version of Eric Carles main character in The Very Hungry Caterpillar is sure to wiggle its way on to the lap of a young reader. The new soft sculptures are not only fun to play with, they also welcome young readers to sit and enjoy a book, said Sanibel Public Library Foundation Board Vice President Linda Uhler. One of the new book kits is Don and Audry Woods Little Mouse, Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Hungry Bear. The kit has an audio CD plus objects to retell the story the Little Mouse plush, and a big Velcro strawberry that you can cut in half with the wooden play knife. Other new book kits include Anna Dewdneys Llama Llama Red Pajama and the interactive story The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems. A new large multi-colored floor cushion turtle is perfect for toddlers and babies to explore. The soft sculptures and floor pillows can help toddlers develop their ability to discriminate between colors and shapes, their sense of touch and their motor skills, said Barbara Dunkle, childrens librarian. The library offers several programs for toddlers, Mondays at 10 a.m. is the Terrific Twos program for 2-year-olds, and Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. is Small Wonders for babies up to 2-years-old. On Thursdays at 10 a.m., children ages 3 to 5 are invited to the Bookworms program. We sing, read books, play games and sometimes we do crafts, added Dunkle. A complete list of childrens storytime programs are listed on the librarys website. Residents and non-residents are invited, and there is no additional cost to participate. If children enjoy reading with large stuffed animals, they might also enjoy the The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (READ) program at the library. READ improves childrens reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. Animals arecontinued on page 31 The Selby Family with Sanibel Public Library Foundation Board Vice President Linda Uhler Brooks Selby with the librarys new book kits Visiting with and reading the Cat In The Hat New York CityFine Italian Cuisine FINE ITALIAN CUISINEIL TESORO RISTORANTEinspired by Island Fare in a bistro style Fresh ingredients, simplicity, love... the recipe for a treasured dining experience Chef/Owner AJ Black751 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island, FL Reservations Suggested www.iltesoro.net 239-395-4022 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 September. 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL 2440 PALM R IDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 HOME OF THE STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA HOME OF THE STEEL CURTAIN PIZZAvoted best voted best lunch on the island lunch on the island 2012 & 2013 2012 & 2013 free free pizza delivery pizza delivery29 BEERS 29 BEERS ON TAP! ON TAP!The NHL & The NHL & NFL Ticket NFL Ticket Voted Best Voted Best Beer Selection Beer Selection & Place To Watch & Place To Watch The Game 2014 The Game 2014
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Sanibel Island Writers ConferenceFlorida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) invites aspiring writers and other devotees of the written word to attend the Sanibel Island Writers Conference, November 6 to 9, at BIG ARTS and the Sanibel Public Library on Sanibel. Participants can now register for a variety of workshops, panels, lectures and readings presented by celebrated and experienced writers and teachers. Richard Russo, Wesley Stace and Gary Louris headline the conference. Keynote speaker Russo is the author of several award-winning novels, including Empire Falls, which won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize and was made into a Golden Globe-winning HBO miniseries. Russos screenplay and teleplay credits include the TV shows Keeping Mum and Brush With Fate, and the films The Ice Harvest and Nobodys Fool, based on his novel. His most recent book is the memoir Elsewhere. Fort Myers author and Florida Weekly columnist Artis Henderson will read from her acclaimed memoir Unremarried Widow before Russos keynote address. The event is free and open to the public, and begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 8 in Schein Hall at BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road. On Friday, November 7, celebrated singer-songwriter and author Wesley Stace will perform songs from his latest album, Self-Titled, and from his vast catalogue of albums he recorded under the name John Wesley Harding. Between songs he will read from his fourth novel, Wonderkid. Wesley Staces Cabinet of Wonders, his variety show based at City Winery in New York City, has recently launched on National Public Radio. Singer-songwriter and American Indian scholar Jen McClung will perform songs from Wildfire, her latest CD, before Staces set. The event is at BIG ARTS at 6 p.m., and is free and open to the public. On Thursday, November 6, singersongwriter Gary Louris performs a solo concert. Louris is best known as the leader of The Jayhawks, whose albums have consistently landed on many critics bestof-the-year lists. In addition to his work with The Jayhawks, Louris is a member of the part-time alt-rock supergroup Golden Smog, which at various times also included members of Soul Asylum, Wilco, The Replacements and Big Star. He has written songs for and produced albums by scores of artists, including two Grammy winners (The Dixie Chicks Taking The Long Way and Tedeschi & Trucks Revelator). Conference favorite Steve Almond returns to Sanibel for the eighth time. He will read from his most recent book, Against Football: One Fans Reluctant Manifesto, before Louriss set. Almonds other books include the story collection My Life In Heavy Metal, the novel Which Brings Me To You (co-written with Julianna Baggott) and the bestseller Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America. The event is at BIG ARTS at 6 p.m., and is free and open to the public. In addition to the artists mentioned above, the conference offers workshops, presentations, panels and readings from the following authors, editors and literary agents: M.K. Asante (screenwriting), Lynne Barrett (fiction/editor), Derrick Brown (poetry), Kevin Clark (poetry), Dean Davis (narrative performance), John Dufresne (screenwriting), Emily Franklin (fiction), Tom Franklin (fiction), Beth Ann Fennelly (poetry), John Hoppenthaler (poetry), Karen McElmurray (memoir), Kathryn Miles (historical nonfiction), Dinty Moore (nonfiction), Jeff Newberry (poetry), Jeff Parker (fiction), David James Poissant (fiction), Julia Scheeres (memoir), Jennifer Senior (creative nonfiction), Christopher Schelling (literary agent), George Singleton (fiction), Christine Sneed (fiction), JL Stermer (literary agent), Megan Stielstra (creative nonfiction), Parker Stockman (narrative performance), Darin Strauss (fiction), Johnny Temple (editor and publisher) and Karen Tolchin (narrative performance). For a complete schedule, registration fees and other information, visit www. fgcu.edu/siwc or contact Tom DeMarchi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 590-7421. to Sinfully to Sinfully Tempt Your Mind Tempt Your Mind Discover Discover the Ancient the Ancient Flavors and Flavors and the Unique Freshness the Unique Freshness for the Discriminating for the Discriminating Palate Palate Seafood, Steaks, Chops, Seafood, Steaks, Chops, Vegetarian Dishes, Vegetarian Dishes, Burgers, Salads Burgers, SaladsFood Bank Issues Call For Mural ConceptsThe Harry Chapin Food Bank is seeking concepts for a mural to decorate a large section of its warehouse, located at 3760 Fowler Street in Fort Myers. The food bank is accepting design concepts through an online contest that is open through midnight on Friday, December 5. All submissions must be received by that date. A panel of judges will then select the winning artwork. The food bank will notify the winning artist by Friday, January 9, 2015, and the concept will be unveiled and the artist recognized at an event on February 4 at the food bank. The winning concept will be painted at later date on two prominent sections: an area on the south side of the warehouse and the southwest corner that wraps around the building and faces Central Avenue. The mural may be painted by someone other than the contest winner, depending on the winning artists ability to complete a project of this size. The mural concept must represent the food banks work, which is to acquire and distribute food to a network of pantries, soup kitchens and other emergency food programs in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry and Glades counties. The mural concept may also incorporate mobile pantry distributions and fresh produce donated to the food bank by growers and packinghouses. The contest is open to the public. Entrants may submit up to three design concepts and must agree to relinquish all rights to the artwork. Submissions must be of the entrants original design/ concept and making. More guideline information and images of where the mural(s) will be positioned is available at www. harrychapinfoodbank.org/explore/ mural-concept. For additional information, contact Connie Boyd at 334-7007 ext. 100 or email@example.com. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 30
31 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Library ProgramsCaptiva Memorial LibraryNext months roster of activities at the Captiva Memorial Library offers topics for children and teens. The following programs are free to the public:Children Kids Read Down Fines 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, November 1, 15 and 29 Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes of reading, during the allotted time. A total of $8 per day may be earned. For ages 18 and younger. Coupons may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only. Bring your library card with you. Your library card or library card number is required in order to access your account. Swamp Animals 3 p.m. Saturday, November 1 Learn what animals live in the swamp. There will be stories about alligators and other swamp animals. Buttons Galore 3 p.m. Saturday, November 15 Hear stories and poetry about buttons. Make an Indian corn craft using colorful buttons. Teens Kids Read Down Fines 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, November 1, 15 and 29 Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes of reading, during the allotted time. A total of $8 per day may be earned. For ages 18 and younger. Coupons may be applied to cards issued to patrons age 18 and under only. Bring your library card with you. Your library card or library card number is required in order to access your account. The Captiva Memorial Library is located at 11560 Chapin Lane in Captiva. For more information about a program or to register, call the library at 533-4890. A sign language interpreter is available with five business days notice to library staff. Check the Lee County Library Systems website at www.leelibrary.net to find out about programs at other locations. Call the host library, or Telephone Reference at 479-INFO (4636), for more information about a specific program. From page 28Childrens Area ideal reading companions because they help kids relax and allow children to proceed at their own pace. READ dogs are trained therapy animals who volunteer with their handler as a team, as reading companions. Children read to Bessie a bearded collie on Thursdays beginning at 4 p.m. Participants are asked to call the library to pre-register for a 10 to 15 minute time slot. Children of all reading levels are welcome to read to Bessie. Major funding for childrens programs is provided by the Joan Hunt Cory Childrens Fund of the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, Inc. For more information about the foundation or to make a donation, call 472-2483 or visit www.sanlib. org. Get Dolled Up For American Girl Party At Sanibel Public LibraryLee County Public School students do not have school on Monday, October 20, so the Sanibel Public Library will be hosting an American Girl Party at 1 p.m. Bring your American Girl doll, or any doll, and your friends, to enjoy a fun-filled afternoon. There will be crafts and food, American Girl style. Call Youth Librarian Barbara Dunkle at 472-2483 to register for the program. There is no charge to participate, but Ms. Barb needs to get supplies for everyone. Residents and visitors are welcome. Students in third grade and up are invited to the weekly Monday craft program at the library. Each Monday at 3 p.m., kids make a craft which can be taken home. Registration is also necessary for this free program. For kindergartener through second graders, the library offers stories, games, crafts and other activities every Thursday at 3 p.m. Bring your 2-year-old to the library on Mondays at 10 a.m. for Terrific Twos. Kids sing songs, enjoy fingerplays and listen to stories told with the flannelboard. Every Thursday at 10 a.m., children ages 3 to 5 are invited to join in the Bookworms program for singing, reading books, playing games and doing crafts. A complete list of childrens programs are listed on the librarys website. Residents as well as non-residents are invited, and there is no additional cost to participate. For more information, call 472-2483 or visit www.sanlib.org. American Girl doll and book
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NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands VOL. 22, NO. 17 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA OCTOBER 17, 2014 B BSECTION Sanibel Post Office Refurbishment Under Wayby Jeff LysiakMany islanders may have noticed that the appearance of the Sanibel Post Office on Tarpon Bay Road has changed a bit over the past few months. Thats because the facility, originally constructed in the early 1980s, is undergoing a facelift of sorts to both the building and surrounding landscape. According to U.S. Postal Service spokesperson Enola C. Rice, invasive air potato plants have been removed from the Sanibel Post Office property. Several Australian pine trees located near the front of the parking lot were removed due to shallow roots and the likelihood of the trees potentially falling on the building and/or vehicles. Our new landscaping will include native plants, said Rice. We are working with the citys Natural Resources Management representative and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation to ensure ordinances are followed. In addition to eradicating invasive plants and overgrowth, the facility was recently powerwashed. Over two days last week, the exterior of the post office was painted a rich brown color, so to blend in with Sanibels native wildlife and foliage. We are excited about the improvements being made and thank our customers for their patience as we beautify the post office, added Rice. The Sanibel Post Office received a fresh coat of exterior paint last week Several invasive plant species, including Australian pine trees and air potato plants, have been removed from the property photos by Jeff Lysiak Wheelchairs Delivered To TrinidadJohn Danner, senior pastor of the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, John Grey of John Grey Painting, along with Cape Coral resident Don Thomas, and Zachary Davis, Danners grandson, recently traveled to the island of Trinidad. The goal of their journey was to distribute some of the 110 wheelchairs shipped there as a result of the Wheels for Wheels Fort Lauderdale to Key West fundraising bike ride Danner and Davis participated in in August 2013. The 195-mile ride happened over three consecutive days in late July and early August. The effort was co-sponsored by the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club and Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ. The travelers were hosted by the Charleyville-Felicity Rotary Club. Trinidad is located just off the shores of Venezuela. It has long been the home of Arawak and Carib Indians and though few in num ber,still is. The group stayed in downtown Chaguanas. The local marketcontinued on page 4B Senior Pastor John Danner with a wheelchair recipient SCCF Pick Preserve Continues To Serve As Outdoor ClassroomThe Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundations (SCCF) Pick Preserve, located directly across the street from The Sanibel School, is an ideal setting to integrate environmental education into classroom studies and curriculum. Sinceccontinued on page 4B Students record their findings
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3B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Poets Corner selected by Tanya HochschildMonets Water Gardenby Tanya Hochschild Monets souvenir to us a spectacle within elliptical spaces; Two oval rooms of the Muse de lOrangerie. To return again, to walk once more, as if over the Japanese Bridge in the air of Giverny; to be surrounded by waterlilies and willows. Enfolded by les Nympheas, lilypads, Afloat, as they are, in the gentle pond Flat leaves lie heavy on the water Rise and fall with the ponds gentle sway. Light glistens through the garden Where every day, Monet with his brush composed reflected light onto a canvas more lasting than the garden itself. Venice In The Rain Gondolas bob, ride against each other, reined in to piers, chairs empty in all the squares, while rain washes against peach and ocher buildings. Church bells peal, cause pigeons to lift off helter-skelter, find shelter under cornices. Leonardo lurks in the clouds, Titian, high and dry in the Frari church, doges quiet in their crypts. The four cavalli cavort in St. Marks, enjoy the trickle through their manes. The winged lion purrs, stirs a lonely tourist, who looks up. Florence The flaming palette of the late afternoon dips into the Arno which carries it to the Ponte Vecchio bridge Here, gods are in the niches. Our ears pressed as to a lute to hear Florences song. Tomorrow we meet the Medicis. Rome Pauline, sister of Napoleon, she of harmony and poise, Where Apollo forever chases Daphne And where Bernini captures them both Just as Daphne sprouts leaves, bark and begins To turn into a laurel tree. She, not wanting Apollos love or Cupids amusement, beseeches her father, god of the river for help and he turns her into a tree. Berninis makes marble As malleable as wax, the two will run through the Borghese Palace. Tanya Hochschild is member of a Sanibel Writers Group, has participated in Artpoems and Writers Reads on the island, and had two books published. Symphony Annual MeetingThe Southwest Florida Symphony will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, October 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Stroemer & Company, located at 14030 Metropolis Avenue, Suite 200 in Fort Myers. Those who have contributed a minimum of $100 to the Southwest Florida Symphony during its 2013-14 fiscal year are eligible to vote, but the general public is invited to attend. Reservations to attend are strongly suggested and may be made by calling the Southwest Florida Symphony administrative office at 418-0996. In addition to the wealth of good news the symphony has to report during this years annual meeting, representatives from the American Federation of Musicians will be present to ratify its three-year labor agreement with the Southwest Florida Symphony. The symphony reached a tentative agreement on a labor contract with its musicians in August. After two days of negotiations between orchestra management and the American Federation of Musicians Negotiating Committee, talks came to a positive conclusion with both sides walking away very satisfied with the outcome. This collaborative effort is a major step in moving the orchestra forward toward a brighter future with the help of its employees and provides labor peace for the next three seasons. We invite submissions from local poets. Anyone interested may submit their work via email to tutsie@ comcast.net. Each week, individual work will be showcased. November 9 11 am 4 pmThe DunesGolf & Tennis Club PRESENTING SPONSORSEVENT VOLUNTEER REGISTRATIONSunday, November 9, 2014 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club www.crowclinic.orgPlease e-mail this information by October 17 to JoEllen at email@example.com. You may also fax this form to 472-2334, or mail to CROW, P.O.Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. teer entrance by the Dunes clubhouse. For more information, please call us at (239) 472-3664, x 221. Name: (Print clearly) Last First CityState PhoneE-mail Are you over 21? Pre-Event(continues into event time)Event Sunday, November 9 (choose shift and position Shift 2 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.Silent AuctionRoving (garbage, ice, water relief volunteer)Parking Special Shifts: (continues after event) Post-Event
4B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 From page 1BWheelchairs Delivered To Trinidadwas full of produce ranging from avocados to papayas. Many of the vendors bagged their goods, which included a wide variety of hot peppers. Butchers hacked away at pork, beef and chicken. Pigs face could be purchased for soup and there was a large variety of fish for sale. The group toured the capital city Port of Spain, which has the largest traffic roundabout in the world. Local Rotarians hosted the Floridians at several home parties and dinners and also led tours of various Hindu and cultural sites. The highlight of the trip, according to Dr. Danner, was the distribution of the wheelchairs. The recipients ranged from a young man who had been paralyzed at the age of three in a car accident to an elderly woman who was a double amputee. One little girl who had outgrown her wheelchair was turning it in for a larger one. The wheelchairs were paid for by the funds raised by the bike ride through the Wheelchair Foundation. An additional 100 wheelchairs have been sent to Guatamala. John Grey assisting a recipient TRUST As the largest independent Trust Company in Southwest Florida, we combine personal service with world class investment management to create a superior client experience. Founded in 2001, we maintain the highest standards of safety and soundness. Client portfolios are separately managed and individually tailored to your total return, cash ow, and legacy needs. Experience the benets of private wealth management.Wealth Management | Trust Administration | Estate PlanningYour nancial future should rest in the hands of a company with the integrity and experience to preserve and grow your assets. sancaptrustco.com From page 1BOutdoor Classroomits official dedication in the spring of 2001, SCCFs Pick Preserve has been utilized by SCCF educators along with The Sanibel Schools teachers to conduct environmental science-based field trips which significantly enhance the schools curriculum. SCCFs Pick Preserve is contiguous with state preserve land managed by the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge and its nature trail meanders through Sanibels unique interior wetlands and island ridge habitats. This past week, kindergarten students in Mrs. Simmons and Mrs. McDonnells classes, with SCCF Educator Richard Finkel, observed and recorded the sights and sounds within the Pick Preserve on a multifaceted sensory awareness exploration. SCCF is dedicated to the conservation of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed. To sponsor a Pick Preserve environmental education field trip or for more information about SCCFs conservation programs, visit the nature center or call 472-2329. Kindergartners exploring the Pick Preserve
5B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 LARC Members Tour Tarpon BayOn October 13, 18 members of LARC were treated to a visit to the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. LARC, Inc. promotes and provides opportunities in the communities for Lee County residents with developmental disabilities to achieve independent and responsible lifestyles. LARC provides a few field trips throughout the year, but this is the fifth year weve come to Ding Darling and Tarpon Bay and the LARC members absolutely love it, said event organizer Tom Hoover. The visit consisted of three parts. Tarpon Bay Explorers, the concession to the refuge, first provided a tram tour along Wildlife Drive led by seasoned naturalists Steve and Donna Yetsko. The mullet were jumping, the raccoons were climbing and the members were inquisitive. They were a great group, said Donna Yetsko. After the tram ride, the members and volunteers were brought back to Tarpon Bay for a waterfront lunch. Hot dogs and chips were provided by George & Wendys continued on page 6B George Schnapp, Wendy Erler-Schnapp and Tom Hoover dish out hot dogs and chips to LARC members and staff LARC members, staff and the Yetskos prepare to leave Tarpon Bays harbor on Explorer III Well-priced Spanish Cay 2nd floor unit in rental program, beach access too $249.9K 2242 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Square #3 Susan Andrews David Anderson Lisa Murty Elise Carnes Ground-floor Mariner Pointe expanded 2 bedrm w/bay & canal views, plus custom kitchen $499K 3rd floor Loggerhead Cay incomeproducer w/courtyard to gulf view & recently updated decor $499K Bay & canal views from remodeled 2nd floor Mariner Pointe 2 bedrm, private waterside deck too $499.9K Where the income really makes sense bedrm w/this view & ~$60K/yr at Sandalfoot $699K Gulf view & income at Sand Pointe 2 bedrm w/new kitchen/baths & new living room set on way $749K Beach-front Sanibel Surfside 2 bedrm w/bright updated interior & rental income $874K Want to Build? ~155 wide parcel on Dimmick Dr next to conservation land $185K 1/2+acre on Umbrella Pool Rd cul-de-sac near beach $399K Near marina on Limpet Dr, deepwater canal lot $749K The SanibelSusan Team really works as a teamtogether on each transaction & in support of every client. As island experts, with over $250M in Sanibel/Captiva sales, please contact us to help you! Tarpon Bay Explorers naturalist Steve Yetsko teaches LARC members about live shells that make their home in Tarpon Bay
6B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Last summer Patti and I along with another couple we are friends with travelled to Portland Oregon, exploring that wonderful region of the Pacific Northwest. While there, we all took the opportunity to white-water raft the White Salmon River, just across the Columbia River in the State of Washington. The White Salmon winds its way down a narrow tree-canopied canyon, making it a Class IV rapid that will take your breath away both in its beauty and ferocity. As we approached the end of the days run, our guide explained that theres a 12-foot waterfall that we could either portage around or shoot in the raft. After the four of us decided that wed like to try to shoot the rapid rather than walk around it, our guide instructed that wed have to paddle very hard until the last second, at which time he would yell All in! Then, all of us would have to dive into the middle of the raft until we reached the bottom of the falls. When I inquired what chance we had of all making it through the falls without getting ejected out of the raft he replied with an evil grin, about 50-50! I tugged on my life-vest to make sure it was secure, and shot Patti a smile. She seemed calm, as did our friends, but we were all a bit nervous inside. I will tell you that it was a real adventure. In the few seconds that it took the raft to descend the 12 feet, it felt like we were all enveloped in a thundering wall of water. The impact at falls bottom felt as if the raft and all of us were well under water before we sprang to the top, miraculously all intact and still secure in the vessel. We whooped with joy and high-fived our paddles together in celebration. Other rafts werent so lucky, as the river poured several people into the basins cold water outside of their rafts. Everyone was fished out OK, with smiles on their faces and a new story to tell family and friends. So how does this apply to estate planning aside from the fact that we better have had our wills up-to-date before plunging down the waterfall? Well, Ill tell you. The waterfall is actually a good metaphor for a pour over will that you may have heard of if you have a revocable living trust as a part of your estate plan. Many are surprised to learn that wills remain an integral part of an estate plan even when you have a trust. I thought a trust replaces the will. I hear often. The trust does replace the will sort of. For the trust to fully replace a will, no assets can remain in the individual name of a decedent they must all be transferred to the trust before death in order to avoid the probate process. But what happens if an asset or two is left out of the trust inadvertently? In that case, the pour over will catches the asset and pours it into the trust much like the waterfall pours into the river basin. Those assets will still have to be probated under the will to get them into the trust. So you can think of the pour over will as a safety net, catching assets that should have been put into the revocable trust during lifetime but werent, but ensuring that those assets are distributed pursuant to the trust. Its not the end of the world if a few assets have to be probated under a pour over will. If the total value of those assets is less than $75,000 then only a Summary Probate Administration is usually necessary. The Summary Probate is an abbreviated administration that doesnt take a whole lot of time or expense. If you happen to travel to Portland take a drive out the Columbia River Gorge (and see the many magnificent waterfalls along the way and go to Hood River Oregon. Cross the bridge over the Columbia River where you can shoot the White Salmon River, and ask for George at Wet Planet Rafting Company. He was our excellent guide. Tell him that Craig sent you but before you raft the falls make sure that you have transferred all of your assets to your trust and that your pour over will is ready just in case! Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerPour Over Willby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA 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. From page 5BLARC Members Tour Tarpon BaySeafood Grille, while watermelon and ice cream was supplied by Baileys General Store. Intermittently, members were also taken to the aquarium Touch Tank to discuss the wide variety of marine life that lives on the bottom of the Tarpon Bay estuary. They were very excited to see sea horses, sea stars, lightning whelks and horseshoe crabs up close and personal. After stomachs were full and faces were smiling, the members lined up to board the cruise ship, Explorer III, to explore the calm waters of Tarpon Bay and continue to learn about the ecology of the mangrove estuary. The manatee gods were with us today, explained Steve Yetsko. A few manatees were showing off by the mouth of the bay and the members were thrilled. The group was hootin and hollerin when they got back to the dock, said Wendy Schnapp, owner and manager of Tarpon Bay Explorers. LARC members, staff and Tarpon Bay employees are already looking forward to creating exciting new memories again next year.
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8B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Everblades Open 17th Season Having Drawn 3.3 Million Fansby Ed FrankThere were plenty of doubters back in 1998 when Craig Brush and his partners Peter Karmanos and Thomas Thewes founded the Florida Everblades minor league hockey team. The newly opened Germain Arena in Estero was home ice to the fledgling team that many thought would not draw enough hockey fans to survive. How wrong they were. This weekend, the Everblades open their 17th season at Germain Arena hosting the South Carolina Stingrays Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 7 p.m. In the previous 16 seasons, the Everblades had drawn 3.3 million fans in nearly 600 regular season games with an average attendance of 6,036 per game in the 7,181-seat Germain Arena. The team has placed in the top three of ECHL attendance in 10 of their 16 seasons, ranking first overall five times. Florida also has led the post-season Kelly Cup Playoff attendance six times. And most importantly, the Everblades have advanced to post-season play in 15 of their 16 seasons winning the league-title Kelly Cup in 2012 and earning a chapter in ECHL history by being the only team to advance to the Kelly Cup finals two years in a row 2004 and 2005. Youll unlikely find any doubters today on the popularity of hockey in Southwest Florida. Brush remains as president and general manager of the club, overseeing all aspects of the team and the arena. His ongoing, seasoned leadership is a major factor in the success of the Florida Everblades. When the puck drops Friday for the start of the 2014-15 season, Coach Greg Poss starts his fifth season behind the bench. He is only the fourth head coach in Everblades history. Just a few days ago, The ECHL expanded to 28 teams when the league board of governors approved the merger with the Central Hockey League adding seven teams, the Allen Americans, Brampton Beast, Missouri Mavericks, Quad City Mallards, Rapid City Rush, Tulsa Oilers and Wichita Thunder. These are some very good markets from the CHL, Brush said. It fills in the middle of the country void where we didnt have representation before. Because the merger was approved less than two weeks prior to league play, the seven new members will play mostly amongst themselves this season as both league schedules already had been completed. Two current ECHL teams, Las Vegas and Reno, are dormant dues-paying members with options to return for the 201516 season. Their addition would bring the ECHL to its maximum membership of 30, the same as the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League. Following the season-opening contest this weekend, the Everblades will host the Orlando Solar Bears next Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Germain. Florida split a pair of pre-season games with Orlando last weekend. In addition to South Carolina and Orlando, Greenville, Gwinnett and Florida comprise the ECHL South Division the same as last season. Volunteers Needed for CME Group Tour Championship The best women golfers in the world will compete November 18 to 23 at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples and volunteers are still needed for the prestige seasonending event. Volunteering is a great way to experience the excitement firsthand from inside the ropes, said Gail Graham, tournament director. All volunteers receive a golf shirt, hat or visor, four daily tickets, free lunch, parking and tournament grounds access all week. The fee is $65. More information and sign-up forms are available at www.cmegrouptourchampionship.com or by calling 239-593-3900. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email firstname.lastname@example.org
9B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Rec Center Hall Of SponsorsThe Sanibel Recreation Center recently added Ber gamo Podiatry, located at 7201 Bergamo Way, Unit 101 in Fort Myers, as a Hall of Sponsors sign sponsor. Proceeds from sponsor signs assist on a sliding scale, parents, grandparents, and legal custodians who financially qualify for their children to attend the after school program, fun days, holiday and summer day camp at the Sanibel Recreation Center. For more information, call volunteer sponsor chairperson Barry Alan Roth at 313-9591, or Andrea Miller, recreation director, at 472-0345. Womens Pro Classic At South Seas Island ResortThe USTA Womens Pro Classic is coming to South Seas Island Resort for the second consecutive year. The event is the final stop of the USTA Pro Circuit and will be the finale in the 2015 Australian Open Wild Card Challenge. The series is designed to award the best performing American tennis player during the last three $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit events a spot in the main draw of the 2015 Australian Open. For more information, call Nick Blackwood, tournament director and owner of the Pavel Blackwood Tennis Academy, at 480-703-0522. Red Cross Youth Swim LessonsAmerican Red Cross Youth Swim Lessons will be offered at the Sanibel Recreation Center during the F all 2014 session: Weekdays from October 20 to 23 and October 27 to 30, as well as on Friday, October 24 (all levels) during Safety Day from 5 to 6 p.m. Improve your childs comfort level and abilities in the water. Group lessons are offered for youth starting at 6 months. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Cost per session for Rec Center members is only $40 and $50 for non-members. Each participant can register for one session of nine lessons at the appropriate level. A class schedule with detailed lesson information is available at the Rec Centers front desk. Call for requirements and class options. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. SPORTS QUIZ 1. Who was the first player to appear in a World Series for three different teams? 2. Name the player to lead the National League in stolen bases the most seasons. 3. In 2013, Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday set an NCAA FBS record for most pass attempts in a game. How many was it? 4. Carmelo Anthony set a New York Knicks record in 2014 for most points in a game (62). Who had held the team mark? 5. Who holds the Michigan State Spartans record for most career shutouts by a hockey goalie? 6. Name the last woman driver before Susie Wolff in 2014 to take part in a Formula One race weekend. 7. When was the last time before 2014 that neither of tennis Williams sisters played a singles match during the second week of Wimbledon? ANSWERS 1. Andy Pafko, with the Chicago Cubs (1945), Brooklyn Dodgers () and Milwaukee Braves (, ). 2. Max Carey led the N.L. in steals in 10 different seasons. 3. He had 89 pass attempts against Oregon. 4. Bernard King tallied 60 points in a game in 1984. 5. Ryan Miller recorded 26 shutouts between 1999 and 2002. 6. Giovanna Amati, in 1992. 7. It was 2006. EXCLUSIVE REAL ESTATE BUYER AGENT MIKE BADENOCH239-472-2659www.YourExclusiveBuyerAgent.comMikeandfrancie@msn.com 2424 Palm Ridge Road, SanibelLong-time Sanibel resident. Former attorney; twenty-three years experience. An advocate for you, not the transaction. At your side, negotiating the lowest price and safeguarding your interests.Buying property is an investment. Your prot is made when you buy, not sell, so buying smart is crucial. Only trust your purchase, and future prot, to someone who represents you solely. Traditional real estate agents who represent the seller or provide limited representation to both the buyer and the seller can not advocate for you exclusively, as I do. Buyers Choice Realty Group is the only exclusive buyer agency on Sanibel and CaptivaI dont take listings; the seller pays my fees. STOREWIDE SAVINGS EVENT50%75% OFF-Huge Inventory of Name Brand Designer Furniture for Your Home Hurry In for Best Selection! New Markdowns Daily! Choose from a large selection of discontinued, one-of-a-kind, scratch and dent... Huge savings! All merchandise sold as is.Summer Classics Braxton Culler Stanley Lexington Sherrill Henredon Hooker Tommy Bahama Canadel Drexel Heritage Rugs Mattress sets And many more! *These sale items and pricing are only available at our Sanibel location Take an EXTRA10%OFFthe lowest price on any lamp or accessoryMust use this coupon. Expires 10/26/14 FREEDELIVERYMust use this coupon. Expires 10/26/14 Island Interio1025 Periwinkle Way, SANIBEL 239.579.0412DistinctlyNORRIS.com
10B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Bank Of The Islands Gives $900 To Sanibel Community Church Bank of the Islands recently made its latest non-profit donation through its We Love Our Islands program. The winner choosing the beneficiary organization was bank customer Elaine Donovan. She was spotted with a We Love Our Islands decal on her car. That won her the right to select which local non-profit group would receive a charitable contribution from Bank of the Islands. Donovan, the wife of Sr. Pastor Daryl Donovan, chose the Sanibel Community Church to receive the banks $900 donation. This gift marks a total of $59,900 Bank of the Islands has contributed to island organizations to date through the We Love Our Islands program. The Sanibel Community Church is recognizing its 100th anniversary this year, so we hope this donation can help with their centennial celebration, said Bank of the Islands Sanibel-Captiva office manager Willy Ocasio. We are really pleased Elaine chose the church to be the banks most recent We Love Our Islands beneficiary. This is such a great way to show how much we appreciate being your island bank.continued on page 12B We Love Our Islands winner Elaine Donovan, SCC administrative pastor Shelton Gwaltney and Bank of the Islands Willy Ocasio RS Walsh Is Silver Sponsor Of 10K Race 4 FISHRS Walsh Landscaping is a family-run business naturally filled with outdoor enthusiasts who heartily support the 6th annual 10K Race 4 FISH. The Saturday, October 18 race attracts runners of all ages from near and far to Sanibel Island. It is a day dedicated to running and proceeds to FISH of SanibelCaptiva, Inc. We like to be involved in our island community, said Justin Walsh, operations manager. We all seem to enjoy the outdoor competitive events a lot, too. RS Walsh supports our community in so many ways, added Ed Ridlehoover, race committee co-chairman. We are delighted to have them be a part of the race, an event that brings runners from near and far to our island for a worthy cause. The 6th annual 10K Race 4 FISH is set to begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 18 at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. Race day will feature a runners expo, where there will be cant-miss raffle prizes, including a weekend getaway at Sundial Resort and Spa on Sanibel. Race registration is still open. Visit www.fishofsanibel.com for more information. Front row from left, Robert and Justin Walsh; back row, Leigh Gevelinger, 10K committee members Ed Ridlehoover, Nancy Bender and John Pryor, and Robin Brocious of RS Walsh VIP Reality Group, Inc. Realtor CRS, GRI SCIS PA O ce: 239.472.5187 x 242 E-Fax: 239.437.7521 Cell: 239.850.0333 Toll Free: 800.553.7338 x 242 Email: email@example.com www.SanibelIslandRealEstate.com Catch the Spirit of the Islands Catch the Spirit of the Islands ESCAPE to the BEACHTotally turnkey Executive condo. Top oor with peek-view of the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf front resort with a selection of amenities. Pool. Elevator. $277,500 OPEN: Sunday October 19 Sundial H 411, 1501 Middle Gulf Dr Sanibel At HOME in THE FORESTExecutive-style. Open-plan 3BR/3.5BA with den and o ce. Large pool and spa. Two-car garage. Private cul-de-sac location. Sunset vistas over e Bear. $489,900 OPEN: Sunday October 19 16845 Fox Den, Fort Myers, 33908 PRIVACY across from The BEACH Spacious, Upgraded and Fun! Over one acre on West Gulf Drive across from the Gulf of Mexico. 5BR/4.5BA Open plan plus Man-Cave Media Center, o ce and guest wing. 10x50 lap pool. Tower with Gulf vistas. 4-car garage. Call Marlene for your private viewing.$1,995,000 Marlene Donaldson Marlene Donaldson OPEN HOUSE 1-4PM OPEN HOUSE 1-4PM
11B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Sanibel 8-Ball Pool LeagueSeason StarterTop teams and players from last season showed no signs of rust from the long summer layoff as the eighth year of the Sanibel 8-Ball Pool League kicked off its 23-week season Monday night at American Legion Post 123. Rich Ennis, Dave Doane and Bob Buntrock posted 4-0 nights for Bunts Ball Busters. Gary Murza went 4-0 for Island Lifers. John Earle and Pete Mindel had perfect 4-0 nights for Sanibel Caf and Joe Steamer and Jack Dalton did the same for Sandycappers. A major change in the league this year was the departure of the Odd Balls, league champion in its first year of competition. A second team from the American Legion replaced the Odd guys and is known as the Legion Motley Crew. The Motley Crew is captained by Tom Yorgey. Jack Cunningham is the new captain for the Island Lifers and although he picked up several players from the old Odd Ball team, he is in the market for additional shooters. Give Jack a call at 395-3171 if youre interested in playing some 8-Ball on Monday nights. Standing Team Name WonLost First Bunts Ball Busters 124 Second Sanibel Caf 124 Third Sandycappers 115 Fourth Fresh Legion Crew 511 Fifth Island Lifers 412 Sixth Legion Motley Crew 412SANIBEL 8-BALL POOL LEAGUE 2014 Standings through October 13, 2014 October 13 Results Bunts Ball Busters12Island Lifers4 Sanibel Caf12Legion Motley Crew4 Sandycappers11Fresh Legion Crew5 CHUCK BERGSTROMIsland Resident Award Winning RealtorDirect: 239-209-6500 Of ce: 239-472-2735 www.BuySellChatSanibel.com 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 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!$479,000 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!$425,000 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 2341 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 3251 Twin Lakes Lane 3251 Twin Lakes LaneWonderful near beach Michigan home in Lake Murex. Gorgeous lake views from this 3/2 ground level pool home.$629,000 NEW LISTING To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 10K Race 4 FISH Draws Local Talent The 10K Race 4 FISH draws hundreds of runners each year, including community participants, including Capt. Rob Popkin, Sanibel Fire Department (left), Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grill (top right), Sundial Resort and Spa (top right): Claude Gourzong, activities lead; Paul Cuppy, director of food and beverage; Gray Campbell, general manager; Kevin Snyders, director of activities; and Tiffany Onischuk, administrative coordinator; The Sanibel School Student Council and National Junior Honor Society (bottom center): Carley Ross, Alexis Gentry, Paige Nettleton, Alison Van Olst, Savannah Nippa, Juila Coin, Jake Mann, Sophia Tata and Matthew Marinello (not pictured: Caitlin Ross, Frankie Tata and Zachary Farst); Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ preschool teachers (bottom right): Ana Abella and Lora Lea Plummer (not pictured: Susan and James McCallion and Julia Hines).
12B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 The Sanibel Island Golf Club is a Silver Sponsor of the 6th annual 10K Race 4 FISH on October 18. The event draws hundreds of runners from near and far to the streets of Sanibel Island for a worthy cause. The day is dedicated to running and the proceeds to FISH of Sanibel-Captiva, Inc. FISH is a local charity we have been a part of for a number of years, said Ed Lockard, who owns and operates the Sanibel Island Golf Club with Drew Donnely. The pair worked with the non-profit organization when they were professionals at The Sanctuary Golf Club. It supports local folks in need on the islands. We are excited to have the continued support of Ed and Drew at the Sanibel Island Golf Club, added John Pryor, FISH vice president and race committee co-chair. They have been a wonderful part of our community. The 10K Race 4 FISH starts at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 18. The startfinish line is at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. Race day will feature a runners expo of organizations with raffle prizes. Race registration is still open at www. fishofsanibel.com. From page 10Love Our IslandsAll islanders are invited to stop by the banks Sanibel and Captiva offices to get a free We Love Our Islands decal and details on how you and your favorite charity can become the next lucky winner. Bank of the Islands is located at 1699 Periwinkle Way, at the corner of Casa Ybel Road, on Sanibel. The Captiva office is at 14812 Captiva Drive, next to the Captiva Post Office. Sanibel Air and Electric, Inc. | Family Owned & Operated 1213 Periwinkle Way | Sanibel, Florida 33957 www.SanibelAir.com firstname.lastname@example.org The Rheem Instant Rebate offers SAVINGS of $25 to $1,200 on eligible Rheem heating and cooling systems and individual unit components purchased between September 1, 2014, and November 14, 2014, from a participating independent Rheem Dealer. The actual savings amount depends on the eligible Rheem products that you purchase. Your Instant Rebate is applied by Sanibel Air and Electric as a discount to your bill for the eligible equipment at the time of purchase. You get instant savings and all the comforts of Rheem! Contact Sa n n i b b el A A ir An d d El e e c t t r ic today to THE ONLY ISLAND-BASED AIR CONDITIONING COMPANYLIC # CAC-057364LIC # EC-0001761 The new degree of comfort. VASANTA SENERAT CPA, P.A.CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT SANIBEL 472-60001633 Periwinkle Way Anchor Point FORT MYERS 418-00083949 Evans Ave. Suite 205 Accounting and Tax Preparation for Businesses Individuals Condo Associations Non Residents Sanibel Island Golf Club Is 10K Race Silver Sponsor Sanibel Island Gulf Club makes a donation to the 10K Race 4 FISH
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. Allison Service at Over Easy Cafe 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 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. 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 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 Fresh Cafe and Gifts in Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel, feature funky art gifts alongside the coolest fresh organic juice bar & fruit smoothies by Chelsee, hand-crafted espresso with fresh roast coffee drinks, Organic hand-dipped chocolates, local ice creams, famous Egg-in-nest & Avos-hum sandwiches with super-greens Tahini Salad or classic Caprese with eggplant. Many vegetarian/vegan/allergen and gluten-free options. Youll also find a nice selection of Wines to add to your party. Party catering packages available for the Sanibel-Captiva island area and most of Fort Myers. Theres quaint outdoor seating on the shaded deck. Call ahead or text-to-go orders for pick-up. Menu at www.loveamongtheflowers.com continued on page 14B 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. 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. plank salmon topped with a mango chipotle glaze or a marinated grilled chicken sandwich. The fish tacos are an island favorite and theres a well provisioned raw bar. Tropical drinks are a specialty, notably the signature rum drink, Island Mojito. 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 13B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 you can leisurely dine at the Sanibel Marina in view of luxury yachts and modest fishing boats and watch the comings and goings of seagoing folk and fishermen. The menu features a full line of only fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches and more. Appropriate dress is required. If youre arriving by boat, check in with dockmaster for a lunch slip, monitor VHF 16. You can tie up for a night or two at the available dockage if you wish. Gramma Dots is open daily at 11:30 a.m. For dinner, arrive before 8 p.m.
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. Old Captiva House at Tween Waters Inn, Captiva, offers romantic sunset dining in an historic setting with live piano music. Executive Chef Jason Miller prepares New Florida island favorites, tropical seafoods, classic meats and daily fresh-baked breads and pastries, served with an extensive selection of wines, liquors and coffees. First built as a one-room school for children of Captivas pioneer settlers, the Old Captiva House still reflects much of its original charm from white OLD CAPTIVA HOUSE AT TWEEN WATERS INNOver Easy Caf is a pet-friendly place with indoor and outdoor dining for breakfast and lunch. The covered patio is a popular spot. Choose from 22 different Eggs Benedict, scramblers and omelettes, 11 pancakes and French toast choices, 15 egg specialties and wraps, eight salads and 26 sandwiches and burgers, plus baked goods. Beer and wine is available. Breakfast is served all day. Hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. OVER EASY CAF 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 from 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. MATZALUNA ITALIAN KITCHENIn the mood for pizza? Matzaluna Italian Kitchen has a wood-fired oven to bake authentic pizzas, including gluten-free ones. Thats in addition to a big selection including over 20 combinations of pasta dinners from $11.95 (including soup or salad and fresh baked bread), affordable veal, tender chicken, choice steaks and seafood (Italian style) in a casual marketlike setting. Gluten-free pizza is also available. Matzaluna 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. LAZY FLAMINGOThe Lazy Flamingo is a famed island hang-out with two Sanibel locations: one at 1036 Periwinkle Way, the other the original at 6520 Pine Avenue, near Blind Pass. If our seafood were any fresher, we would be serving it under water! is the Flamingos motto. And that includes, shrimp, grouper, oysters, conch fritters and chowder as well as chicken. The Flamingo Bread and the Caesar Salad are signature items. Pull up a stool to the rustic bar or take a high or low table. The interior feels like the inside of an old pirate ship with its portholes and hewn wood surfaces. The atmosphere is definitely casual and beer is available by the bottle, on draft or by the pitcher. 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. Five 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 & GIFTS JERRYS RESTAURANT AND DELIJerrys 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 well-14B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Rosier: The name that has been serving Southwest Florida for over 60 years 1200 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Matzaluna Plaza Sanibel IslandAngela Larson Roehlalarson@rosierinsurance.com Call me anytime for your business and personal insurance needs on Sanibel and Captiva239-472-1152www.rosierinsurance.com Join us for Lets Pink Out Sanibel & Captiva this Sunday at the Sanibel Fire Station from noon to 3 p.m. Well have refreshments and a special ra e drawing. Need not be present to win. 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The Greenhouse Grill is open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Reservations are appreciated and carry out orders are welcome. 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. From page 13BIsland FareFrench 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. stocked salad bar to take out. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Find out why Sanibel Fish House is such a great addition to the list of Sanibel restaurants. We offer a wide range of fresh seafood as well as our great alternative choices at reasonable prices. Come and see us in our delightful tropical island setting. Open 11 to 10 daily with excellent lunch and dinner specials. Dont miss the best happy hour on the island 11 to 6 daily and all day on Saturdays and Sundays in The Lounge! The Lounge opens 11 to 10 Sunday through Thursday and until 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Watch your favorite team with us and enjoy our Game Time specials! SANIBEL FISH HOUSE SANIBEL DELI & COFFEE FACTORYSanibel 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. 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 4 to 6 p.m. at the Sea Breeze Caf with appetizers from $3 to $8 and beverages from $3 to $5. Stop by for Margarita Monday, with $5 margaritas from 4 to 10 p.m. plus live island-style entertainment from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The taco bar is open from 4 to 6 p.m., priced at $12.95. 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. 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. 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.) 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. 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. 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16B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn will feature the band Gatlin on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Crab Races are on Monday and Thursday. The popular Halloween party will be held on Saturday, October 25 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., featuring live music by Deb and the Dynamics, plus $2,000 in cash prizes for best costumes, judged at midnight. Admission is $15. George & Wendys Seafood Grille has live music tonight, Friday, with The Mary Winner Band. On Saturday, its Jeff Lyons on acoustic classic guitar, plus half-price drinks for the ladies from 9 p.m. to midnight. Sunday is Hospitality Night with happy hour pricing from 8 p.m. to close. On Tuesday, open mic night is from 8 to 11 p.m. Karaoke is Thursdays from 9 p.m. to midnight. There are free open pool tables on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday. The Jacaranda has live entertainment on Friday and Saturday with DVS, playing classic rock and dance, 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. There will be a Halloween costume contest on Friday, October 31, with first, second and third prizes. 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 island style entertainment. Happy hour is daily from 5 to 7 p.m. with a new drink menu and drink specials. This weeks lineup at Traditions on the Beach at the Island Inn includes: Friday and Saturday, music and dancing with Joe McCormick and Marvilla Marzan; Wednesday, music and dancing with Joe McCormick; Thursday, music and dancing with Joe McCormick and Marvilla Marzan. The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way has live entertainment on Friday with Dan Confrey; Saturday, Diana Lynn; and Sunday, Bu ckeye Ken. RC Otters on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, has live music daily with dining inside and out. Keylime Bistro on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva features live music days and nights seven days a week. Restaurant owners/managers, please email or fax any changes to your entertainment schedule to firstname.lastname@example.org or 395-2299. The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn on Captiva will feature the band Gatlin on Thursday, Friday and Saturday LIVE ON THE ISLANDS From page 15BIsland Fare Lazy Flamingo Bike Raffle Colin and Ron display the Budweiser Beach Cruiser. The bike will be raffled off November 1, so stop by the Lazy I or Lazy II to register to win Local Artists Share DiversityThis month at Sanibel Public Library, three artists exhibit a shared love of diverse subject matter. Kathleen Taylor, James Bird and Jaye Boswell have paintings displayed through November 3. The artists employ their skills painting outside, or plein air, as well as in portrait and home studios. The exhibit balances portraits, still life and landscapes in a variety of mediums. James C. Bird, currently vice-president of the Sanibel-Captiva Art League, grew up in Arkansas and has been painting for many years. He recalls he won a state-wide art contest with a watercolor painting of an arrangement of gladiolus at the age of 9. Bird specializes in and is noted for his sensitive watercolor portraits. He delights in doing portraits of older people to bring out their character and facial characteristics using the power of shading in bright Florida sunlight. He also finds inspiration in Florida landscapes, painting scenes of life around Sanibel. Kathleen Taylor, the current president of the Sanibel-Captiva Art League, began her art studies in the early 1970s during painting holidays with her mother who was an artist. Her work has been exhibited in many juried shows in both Florida and Massachusetts. She said, Watercolors are my favorite medium. I love the spontaneity, the natural looseness and mingling of colors. Taylor is married to Bruno Notari from Italy, and now paints in Italy a couple of months each year. Her watercolors from recent travels in Italy are currently on exhibit. Taylor is also a member of the Fort Myers Beach Art Association and the Falmouth Artist Guild. Jaye Boswells whimsical paintings are presented with remarkable detail and bright colors. Boswell graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelors degree in art education. For 22 years, she taught art at The Sanibel School. Lee County named her 2004 Visual Arts Teacher of the year. During the 1989-1990 school year, Boswell combined art and environmental education and had her students draw ducks in a wildlife setting. From this class project, the National Duck Stamp project emerged. Boswell believes in the strong connection between art and nature and that is evident in her pen and ink, watercolor and acrylic paintings. She designs greeting cards, illustrates books and creates many original, hand-painted items which she donates to worthy causes. Information about hours and activities at the library are available at www.sanlib. org. Sanibel-Captiva Art League members paint outside every Thursday at various locations. A portrait studio is available on Monday afternoons January through March at the Sanibel Public Library. Visitors are welcome to participate and can go to www. sancapart.com for times and locations of paint-outs and activities. Art lovers should also visit the BIG ARTS website www.bigarts.org for art instruction and gallery exhibits which include the Sanibel-Captiva Art League sponsored Art Council of Southwest Florida annual juried show in the Phillips Gallery December 4 through January 10. Jaye Boswell, Kathy Taylor and Jim Bird 20th Annual HalloTween Costume PartyTween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa will host its notorious HalloTween party on Saturday, October 25 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. There will be good times, great music, fun with friends and those famous (and infamous) costumes. Tickets will be available at the door for $15 to anyone over age 21. The party will be rocking the beach beginning at 8 p.m. with live music from Deb and the Dynamics. This high-energy band will cover favorite songs within a range of rock, R&B and jump blues. Tween Waters Inn also offers $2,000 in costume contest prizes, with $1,000 going to the grand prize winner. Entrees must be in attendance at midnight to qualify for the cash prizes. For 20 years this year, Tween Waters Inn has thrown one after another, the biggest and the best Halloween event in the area, said Tween Waters Inn CFO Jeff Shuff. This year will be no different with great costumes and cash prizes as always. This Tween Waters Inn bash is sure to hit a record-high turnout. The Tween Waters Inn annual HalloTween party is traditionally the largest and most famous Halloween party on Sanibel and Captiva Islands, regularly attracting more than 1,000 colorfully costumed guests. The outdoor event, staged on Tween Waters Inns 13 acres nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and Pine Island Sound, is adults only and infamous for the scope, size, scariness, outrageousness, raciness, zaniness, variety and creativity of costuming. For more information, call 800-2235865 or visit www.tween-waters.com.
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19B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, My 8-year-old son has started saying that he cant do hard things. Hell say that when he has challenging homework or even a difficult chore at home. This is so upsetting to me. I want my son to be able to accept that some things are hard to do and to face them. How can I help him with this? Luis C., Cape Coral, Florida Luis, To want to avoid hard things is human nature but we all want strong and confident children so we must teach them to have this mindset. You can teach your son to develop inner strength as you help him move from avoidance to acceptance when he encounters a challenge. This is a process and takes time. Children will respond to the hard things in their lives in one of the following three ways: avoidance, acceptance, or anticipation according to social worker Annabella Hagen and provides the following ideas for parents to employ when their children are faced with a difficult task: Remember always to validate and acknowledge your childs feelings. Show support but do not overprotect. Allow your children to try their best. Provide minimal help, and let them take the lead. Do not threaten or bribe your children in order to get them to do something hard. These tactics only work temporarily. Remember that when your children believe they need you and you liberate them, their dependence on you becomes stronger each time. Take small steps to gradually step away from the rescuing you may tend to do. Tell your children that you have confidence in their ability. Another easy and important way to help children accept challenge is by telling stories from your own life. Write down the lessons youve learned from your own challenges and simplify them. Be ready to share those stories as needed. You are the most important role model in your sons life right now. What do you do when difficult situations happen in your life? What attitude do you display? Let your son know (within reason) if you are facing something challenging and talk about the coping skills you need to use to resolve the issue. Keep a positive attitude. Of course we dont want our children to be worried about their future but challenges are going to happen, and neither you nor your son should be surprised. When difficulties appear and you and your son can be ready for them by identifying them and discussing them. Find ways to celebrate the moments of struggle in your sons life. Help him understand that these moments of intense conflict are really the moments when he will be learning important life skills quickly. When children understand the benefits that come after challenges, they are more apt to accept them, and perhaps even to look forward to them. Children can enjoy and embrace the challenge of hard things when they know how to face them. Through experience and with support they will learn that when they accept challenging situations, they also will grow better and stronger and will appreciate the opportunity to test themselves. 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. Insurance Tip Are You Due A Refund For Your Flood Insurance?by Angela Larson RoehlIf you have a home here on Sanibel that was built before 1979 or a home on Captiva that was built before 1984, and purchased a flood policy after October 1, 2013 that required your flood policy be rated using a Flood Elevation Certificate, then you may be entitled to a refund. Policies for pre-FIRM homes purchased after July 6, 2012 that needed a Flood Elevation certificate for their policys renewal may also be affected. The refund is due to the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act being enacted on March 31, 2014 that removed the requirement set by the Biggert-Waters Act that required PreFIRM homes be rated using a Flood Elevation Certificate. Refunds will begin to be processed and mailed automatically to policyholders affected by this change, starting October 1, 2014. Angela Larson Roehl is a local Sanibel-Captiva insurance agent with over 20 years of insurance experience. She can be reached at email@example.com. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213
20B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Hendrick Named National Flood Insurance ChairChris Heidrick, CPCU, CFP, ANFI, the principal of Heidrick & Co. Insurance on Sanibel, has been appointed as chairman of the National Flood Insurance Task Force for the Independent Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA). The IIABA is the premier association for independent agents representing more than a quarter million agents and their employees in more than 28,000 agency locations throughout the United States. In this new position, Heidrick will also serve on the Flood Insurance Producers National Committee (FIPNC). FIPNC is comprised of representatives from various insurance organizations and is dedicated to improving the National Flood Insurance Program through consultation, cooperation and regular communication with the Federal Insurance Administration/FEMA. The group provides expertise to federal policymakers in the areas of flood insurance product design and development, producer education and marketing. During the past two years, Heidrick has educated local residents and officials on the topic of flood insurance, having presented to local governments, homeowner associations, professional associations and civic groups. In February, Heidrick joined County Commissioner Larry Kiker, Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane and several other Lee County mayors in Washington, DC to present suggestions for reasonable flood insurance reform. Most of the ideas presented by the Lee County contingent were included in The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, signed by the President in late March. The Act successfully removed the most harmful provisions of BiggertWaters, which threatened the local economy. In the coming year, Heidricks primary focus will be on a smooth re-authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in 2017. Over the past two years, the NFIP has been thoroughly studied and significantly reformed. Congress needs to allow time for those reforms to work by re-authorizing the NFIP without major changes in 2017, said Heidrick. While 2017 may seem far away, we must remember it took Congress four years to finally agree on the last five-year reauthorization in 2012. A repeat of that debacle would be unacceptable. Heidrick, a former insurance company executive, established Heidrick & Co. Insurance in 2010 to focus on the unique insurance needs of residents and businesses on Sanibel and Captiva. Visit www.sanibelinsurance.com for more information. Chris Heidrick Top ProducersVIP Realty Group announced the top agents and sales teams for the month of September. The Bell Team was recognized as both the top sales team and top listing team, while David Schuldenfrei was recognized as the top sales agent. Lomano, Nicholson & Associates were recognized as the top producing team while Lynda and Kit Traverso were recognized as both the top listing agents and top producing agents. David Schuldenfrei Lomano, Nicholson & Associates Lynda and Kit Traverso The Bell Team ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS 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
21B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Community Foundation Announces Impact Grants The Southwest Florida Community Foundation announced that 12 nonprofit agencies in the region have been awarded $350,000 in funding. These grant awards are the first of the foundations newly-enhanced grants process designed to simplify the granting process for the nonprofits, and to include more potential collaborations and additional funders for projects. The foundation currently administers more than 350 endowed funds that were created through the generosity of local donors who planned for the future through establishing an endowed fund at the SWFLCF. Through the power of endowment, the funds are invested and a portion is granted annually by the foundation honoring the donors guidelines. With a focus on creating meaningful change and affecting issues in Southwest Florida, the SWFLCF works closely with nonprofit organizations and other stakeholders such as business, education, government, and end-users of services to efficiently and effectively fund nonprofit partners. A few of the ways the recipient nonprofits are using the grants to strengthen our region include helping abused women with immigration services, providing assistance for unemployed women, providing therapeutic programs for special needs students and adults living with Alzheimers, facilitating music appreciation to underserved students, opening economic develop opportunities to adults with special needs, offering vision services for small children and enhancing services for animal treatment. The agencies receiving funds include Amigos en Cristo, Inc., Hendry County Library System, Redlands Christian Migrant Association, Naples Botanical Garden, Grace Community Center, Childrens Home Society of Florida, Lighthouse of SWFL, Gulf Coast Humane Society, Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), Charlotte County Homeless Coalition, Gulf Coast Symphony and the Quality of Life Center. The newly-revised grants process invites nonprofits in the region to submit a preview of their big idea. The foundation received 85 submissions, and 24 were invited to pitch their idea at the first compassionate shark tank, attended by donors and funders in addition to the grants-review committee. The nonprofits selected were then required to provide a more detailed letter of idea and budget. This is the first time we have had funders who either have a donor advised fund with the Community Foundation, or their own private foundation, sitting with us to actively fund projects, said Chief Strategic Officer Dave Fleming. Because a few of these funders have joined us, we can more fully fund the nonprofits requests of us and thus be more effective by working together. Another important part of the funding includes the foundations endeavor aimed at strengthening nonprofits across the region by providing ongoing collaboration and group meetings of the grantees, coined as tribes based their common mission to bring regional change for common good. We want to walk alongside the organizations, be a resource and connect them with other opportunities, said Sarah Owen, president and CEO of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. For more information, call 274-5900 or visit www.floridacommunity.com. Eden Energy MedicineEEM First Aid Siphon Out A Childs Pain by Karen L. Semmelman, Certified EEM, JD, AAML (03-12)How often does a child to whom you are close either fall, bump their head, complain of stomachaches or other pains in their body? Siphoning the pain, by placing your left hand over the area of pain (which pulls the energy toward the electromagnetic polarity in your hand), while holding your right hand down and away from the body, will begin to pull the congested energy to the surface of the body to release. With the right hand, squeeze it open and closed with the intention of siphoning the energy from the painful area, and out through that right hand. Since children dont have all the filters we have accumulated, they will experience the sensations of the moving energy more profoundly. Continue siphoning until the pain has released. Explain to the child you are sucking the pain and moving it right out of them. Children love this idea. Who knows? The next time you have an ache or pain, you may just get a volunteer to help release it. I have found this technique very helpful. I cant tell you how often I bump my head on the towel rack or the equipment at the gym or the kayak rack on my car. Each time, I stop and do this technique until the pain has quieted. Each time, I have no black-andblue marks, no hickie and completely forget about the incident. Except last week, when I was too busy and I have complained to my husband every day that the lump and black-and-blue mark is on my forehead because I just didnt take the time. Although unlikely, if you do feel as if the energy may have gotten stuck in you, place your hands under cold running continued on page 22B
22B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Doctor and DietitianThe PainCortisol-Insomnia Connectionby Ross Hauser, MD and Marion Hauser, MS, RDMost of us have suffered from a bad nights sleep because of pain. Pain alerts the body that something is wrong. This causes cortisol, a stress hormone, to be released which causes you to be awake. In order to restore your health in this scenario, the pain needs to be cured, allowing the body to stop producing cortisol so that you can sleep. The body senses pain via the nervous system. Nervous system activation occurs when the body is injured. Initially, the body tries to heal the injury by sending immune cells to the injured area to repair it, much like workers show up a job site. Taking anti-inflammatory medications after an injury will actually inhibit this repair that they body is trying to accomplish naturally. A better approach is to use supplements and nutrients which speed up healing such as proteolytic enzymes, curcumin, fish oils, fo-ti root, schizandra berry and rhodiola extract. Movement, not rest, is what heals injured soft tissues. Think an animal that falls from a tree. It does not take anti-inflammatories or corticosteroid shots (Obviously!). They limp along (move) and eat nutritious foods and in a few days are back running around. Movement heals. Resting halts healing. If pain persists after three months, it is considered chronic and the likelihood it will resolve on its own without intervention is doubtful. Degeneration in the tissue and joint itself is the inevitable consequence if tissue health is not restored. We will address how to stimulate the body to repair itself in our next column. As always, please let us know if you any questions you would like us to answer. This information is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose your condition. Caring Medical and Rehabilitation Services has two locations: one in Oak Park, Illinois, and one in Fort Myers. It was established in 1991 by Ross Hauser, MD, and Marion Hauser, MS, RD. They can be reached at info@ caringmedical.com. 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, It is genetic. My grandmother was fat, my mother and daughter are fat, and now my new doctor says I have to lose 75 pounds. My old doctor never said that I was fat, but this new young doctor says I may be a diabetic or have a thyroid problem. My husband and I love our eats and we dont want to be on some stupid diet. We love the all-you-can-eat restaurants and dont want to give up anything. Do you know of a pill I could take so I wont have to change my life? Effie Dear Effie, Genetics can sometimes be involved, but more frequently weight gain is because we eat too much for the energy we need and the extra is stored as fat. Your family may need some food counseling in food choices. Maybe you all eat the same kind of food that increases your caloric intake too much so you all gain weight. It has been documented that families can do this. The threat of diabetes and the possible medical problems that may develop would make me think twice about continuing your lifestyle. But that is between you and your doctor. Lizzie Dear Effie, The choice is yours: introduce healthy habits into your routine and stay as healthy as you can or dont, very simple. If you do not, you can most likely look forward to increased doctor appointments, increased restrictions of your diet and activity, increased dependence on adult children, increased financial expense, paying for the additional doctors, medicines and supplies. The choice is yours. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. From page 21BEEM First Aid water from the elbows to the hands to let it dissipate. It works! Try it and be pain free. Have fun with your energy. Next weeks topic is Face Wrinkles What They Tell About Your Health. If you have a question, email Karen Semmelman at SemmEnergyCenter@ gmail.com. Learn more at www.semmelmanenergy.com. EEM does not diagnose or cure illness, but working with subtle energies of the body has been shown to help many conditions. 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23B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Leaders in the eld ofCaring Medical has specialized in xing joint pain, sports injuries, and arthritis without surgery for over 20 years.Ross A. Hauser, MDBoard Certied in Physical Medicine & RehabilitationMarion A. Hauser, MS, RDCEO of Caring Medical & Rehabilitation ServicesCaring Medical and Rehabilitation Services9738 Commerce Center Ct., Fort Myers, FL 33908 Prolotherapy Stem Cell Therapy Platelet Rich PlasmaMake an appointment today! www.caringmedical.com239.303.4069 deaRPharmacistVitamin D Testing Should Be More Thoroughby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: Vitamin D is good for more than preventing Rickets. It helps at this time of year for depression and immune function. When physicians talk about vitamin D deficiency, they are invariably talking about low levels of an inactive compound called hydroxyvitamin D 25 or (OH) Vitamin D3 as doctors write it. But theres another 1,25 form which is biologically active. Our kidney has the lovely task of converting D from inactive 25 form, to the active 1,25 form, and magnesium is necessary for that conversion. Kidney compromise means suppressed D activity and reduced 1,25 levels. As much as I love vitamin D, toxicity can occur if you take too much D which triggers low magnesium and high calcium. The picture of this includes heart palpitations, nausea, constipation, kidney stones, memory loss, softening of bones, hyperparathyroidism and body aches. Today, Ill teach you about vitamin D testing. Most physicians measure your blood levels of vitamin D 25 (the inactive form). This type of D grabs hold of your vitamin D receptor (VDR) and renders it inactive. Darn! Now the cell cant grab on to the 1,25 form of D which is what you want! I dont advise you supplement based upon low 25 D levels (seen on lab tests) because that is only half the picture. Take one blood test but ask your doctor to evaluate two biomarkers: 1,25 (OH) Vitamin D3: Active 25 (OH) Vitamin D3: Inactive This ratio should be less than 2 to 1. Ratios above 2 to 1 may be associated with infectious pathogens and high proinflammatory cytokines. You would think a high amount of the 1,25 form is desirable but its not. It could spell parathyroid disease, sarcoidosis, rheumatoid, fibromyalgia, Lyme and many other infections. On the other hand, low levels of 1,25 (active) D can occur with kidney disease since the kidneys are unable to activate the 25 form to 1,25. Hitting the nail on the head is important to your health. Example: Your lab reveals a level of ,25 D of 60, and a D level of 20. Hopefully, the units are the same. The ratio of 60 to 20 equals 3. Since the ratio of 3 to 1 is greater than 2 to 1, you dont need to supplement. If your ratio was 2 to 1 (or less) thats great. It might be OK to supplement but only to a point, because you dont want the total 1,25 D to get above 75 (considered the upper range by many health experts). Personally, I wouldnt supplement based solely upon low levels of the 25 D. Its inactive. Its what you see on your labs. The reason is because your active 1,25 levels might be fine, or even high. And just because you supplement doesnt necessarily mean you activate that D either. I think you should get the full picture and evaluate both forms of D. Its scary that over 100 drugs impact your D and calcium levels. All that information is in my Drug Muggers book. This information is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose your condition. Suzy Cohen is the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and is a registered pharmacist. To contact her, visit www. SuzyCohen.com. Beauty Inside OutBalancing Act by Kay CaspersonNow that fall has officially arrived in Southwest Florida, calendars are filling up and schedules are getting busier day by day, especially for me and my family. Some days feel like a juggling act, and lately Ive been constantly reminded how critical it is to have balance in every aspect of our lives -emotionally, spiritually, physically, environmentally and socially. Balance is essential in every stage of life, no matter your age, family situation or profession. Whether youre still in school and trying to balance homework, exams, extracurriculars, friends and maybe a part-time job, or if youre a working spouse and parent trying to balance work, home, kids, animals, activities, social lives and so much more finding that perfect balance makes all the difference. It can be a challenge just to ensure youre hitting your daily requirements of sleep, exercise and proper nutrition, especially when its your responsibility to care for others in your life. Im a wife, the mother of two young girls, a pet parent of two dogs, the daughter of aging parents, a sister, an aunt, a friend, a business owner and an active member of many communities. Sometimes its difficult to devote the attention and care that I feel each and every one of the people in my life deserves, and when my life is out of balance, I can see how it ripples through and affects all of my important responsibilities and relationships. But I believe that youre never given more than you can handle its how you handle it that makes all the difference. I often say that if I can do it, anyone can! The key is balance. One of my favorite affirmations is I will take time to care for myself. My top priorities are always the other people in my life my husband and daughters, our animals, my extended family, my friends, my staff, my community because thats what brings me joy and I feel blessed to have them in my life. But if we dont take proper care of ourselves, we cant properly care for others. Maybe its a weekly visit to the spa for a relaxing massage, or maybe its simply taking 15 minutes out of your day to be alone and meditate or pray in peace whatever it is that helps you find your center, dont forget how important it is to take the time to replenish your mind, body and soul. In addition to taking care of yourself, here are three more of my favorite tips for bringing your life into balance and keeping it that way: 1. Surround yourself with support and inspiration. Stay inspired and give yourself every opportunity to succeed by always surrounding yourself with positive encouragement and positive people. Avoid negativity (like bad situations, bad choices and bad attitudes) and focus all of your energy on making good decisions. 2. Write it all down. When theres a lot going on, its so easy to forget an appointment or let a task slip through the cracks. Writing down all of your responsibilities, your essential to-do items, your personal goals and any other important reminders will help you stay organized and on track. You can do it the old fashioned way pen and paper or make use of smart phone apps (like calendars and digital to-do lists). 3. Never be afraid to ask for help. Learning how to prioritize and delegate responsibilities is a crucial part of lifes balancing act. Even if youre taking time to stay balanced and care for yourself, youre still only one person and you can only do so much and its OK to ask for help when you need it! Kay Casperson lives on Sanibel. She produces her own inspirational collections of skincare, cosmetics, apparel and accessories. She can be reached at www.kaycasperson.com. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Interior Design (Cell) 239-850-4128NEW H O ME S REM O DELIN G & ADDITI O N S New Homes Consulting Remodeling Contracting P.O. Box 143 Sanibel Island, FL Phone: 239-472-2601 Fax: 239-472-6506 UPH O L S TERY A Friendly Personalized Service From Owner-Operator Steven CservenyakPARAMOUNT DECORATOR & UPHOLSTERYsince 1974 Complete line of quality upholstery work by European CraftsmanWe work with the finest imported silk, satin, damask, brocades, velvets, hand-loomed crewel, embroidered tapestries from Italy, Belgium & India.Antique Furniture Restoration We also do boat cushions & down feather cushions472-8086 735 Donax Street, Sanibel Island CO MPUTER S My Stars FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 20, 2014ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You could be caught in a torrent of advice from well-meaning friends and colleagues this week. But remember, Lamb, you are at your best when you are your own inimitable self. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Expect strong efforts to get you to accept things as they are and not question them. But ignore all that and continue your inquiries until youre sure you have all the answers you need. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Heavier than usual family and workplace duties compete for your time this week. Try to strike a balance so that youre not overwhelmed by either. Pressures ease by weeks end. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Its a good time for the Moon Child to show off your uniquely inspired approach to the culinary skills -especially if theyre directed toward impressing someone special. LEO (July 23 to August 22) You might be happy about the re-emergence of a longdeferred deal. But dont pounce on it quite yet. Time can change things. Be sure the values you looked for before are still there. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Try to rein in your super-critical attitude, even if things arent being done quite as you would prefer. Remember: What you say now could create an awkward situation later on. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Although you can expect on-the-job cooperation from most of your colleagues this week, some people might insist on knowing more about your plans before they can accept them. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Creating another way to do things is commendable. But you could find some resistance this week from folks who would rather stick with the tried-and-true than try something new. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) You usually can keep your aim focused on your goal. But you might need to make adjustments to cope with unsteadiness factors that could arise over the course of the week. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) News arrives about a projected move. Be prepared to deal with a series of possible shifts, including starting and finishing times, and how much the budget will actually cover. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A new relationship needs time to develop. Let things flow naturally. It could be a different story with a workplace situation, which might require faster and more focused attention. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Accept a compliment without trying to troll for any hidden reason beyond what was said. After all, dont you deserve to be praised every now and then? Of course you do. BORN THIS WEEK: You like to weigh all possibilities before making a decision. You would be a fine judge, or even be a star in a jury room. On Oct. 26, 1776, a month after being named a diplomatic agent, Benjamin Franklin sets sail from Philadelphia for France, where he was to negotiate and secure a formal alliance and treaty. While Franklins personal achievements were celebrated and feted in Paris, his treaty success was slow. The treaty wasnt signed until 1778. On Oct. 25, 1881, Pablo Picasso, one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, is born in Spain. Picassos body of work comprises more than 50,000 paintings, drawings, engravings, sculptures and ceramics produced over 80 years until his death in 1973 at age 91. On Oct. 22, 1934, Charles Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by FBI agents in a cornfield in East Liverpool, Ohio. Floyd, who had been a hotly pursued fugitive for four years, used his last breath to proclaim his innocence. On Oct. 20, 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee of the U.S. Congress opens its investigation into communist infiltration of the American movie industry. Many Hollywood actors saw their careers destroyed over false allegations or when they protested having their political loyalties questioned. On Oct. 24, 1958, mystery writer Raymond Chandler starts working on his last novel, The Poodle Springs Story, but he would die before completing it. Chandler published only seven novels, among them his first novel, The Big Sleep, in 1939 and The Long Goodbye in 1953. On Oct. 21, 1967, some 100,000 antiwar demonstrators march on the Pentagon, headquarters of the U.S. military. Violence erupted when the protesters clashed with soldiers and U.S. marshals protecting the building. By the time order was restored, 683 people had been arrested. On Oct. 23, 1983, a suicide bomber drives a truck filled with 2,000 pounds of explosives into a U.S. Marine Corps barracks at the Beirut International Airport. The explosion killed 220 Marines, 18 sailors and three soldiers. Four months after the bombing, American forces left Lebanon without retaliating. It was President John F. Kennedy who defined happiness as the full use of your powers along lines of excellence. Any novelty seeker planning a trip to Japan ought to include a trip to the town of Susami, home to the worlds deepest underwater postbox. A scuba diver who would like to send a unique message should head to the local dive shop and buy a special water-resistant postcard, then use an oilbased marker to write the message. On a dive off the towns coast, the diver can head down 30 feet to deposit the mail in a red postbox, which is checked every few days by a dive-shop employee. All the postcards are then taken to the local post office and sent on to the recipients. Considering the ever-increasing cost of postage, you might be surprised to learn that the U.S. Postal Service was free until 1863. Milton Hershey, creator of the iconic Hershey Bar and founder of the Pennsylvania company town that bears his name, grew up in a Mennonite family, working on the family farm. He had no formal schooling past the fourth grade. He served as an apprentice to a candy maker, then started his own confectionery. It failed. His second attempt also was a failure. His third attempt in the candy business was such a success that he sold the company for a large profit in 1900. He immediately used the proceeds from that sale to come up with his own formula for milk chocolate and create the Hershey Company. Those who study such things say that 20 percent of American men have spent at least one night in jail. The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. -Pablo Picasso THIS WEEK IN HISTORY THOUGHT FOR THE DAY STRANGE BUT TRUE
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Shore Fishing:Don't Harm The Fishby Capt. Matt Mitchell Landing a big sh from the beach can be hard on the sh. Dragging a sh up onto the sand if youre going to release it is not an option as it usually damages or kills the sh. Hold the sh in the water while you unhook it if youre going to release it. The less you can touch a sh before release the better for the sh. If you want a picture with the sh, support it as you lift it out of the water and do it quickly. Before releasing, revive the sh while holding it in the water; moving it slowly back and forth so water goes over its gills. The sh will let you know when its ready to swim off. Florida just recently changed the regulations on shing from shore. Florida residents as well as out of state visitors need a shing license to sh from shore. 29B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS HELP WANTEDHELP WANTEDMake a difference! Join Cairn Park, a new type of assisted living home serving only 5 dementia residents in Fort Myers. We are seeking dependable, caring individuals who enjoy seniors. We have full and part time positions available. This position involves leading activities, preparing meals, and helping residents with daily activities and personal care. Experience with dementia is preferred. We are also looking for a manager-in-training. Apply at: http://cairnpark.com/ cairnparkishiring Download the application, ll it out, and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org Resumes also accepted. NS 10/10 CC 10/17 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT SUNDIAL EAST CONDO ASSN MUST BE PROFICIENT WITH QUICKBOOKS, WORD, EXCEL AND GENERAL ACCOUNTING FUNCTIONS. KNOWLEDGE OF CONDOMINIUM OPERATIONS HELPFUL. PLEASANT PERSONALITY, ABLE TO MEET THE PUBLIC AND WORK WITHIN SIX PERSON STAFF. SANIBEL LOCATION. SALARY, HEALTH AND PENSION BENEFITS, TOLLS PAID. REPLY BY SENDING RESUME BY FAX TO 239-472-9468 OR EMAIL TO SUNDIALEAST@AOL.COM PRIOR TO NOV. 10TH. NO PHONE OR WALK-IN APPLICATIONS,PLEASE. NS 10/10 CC 10/31 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITYThe Sunshine Ambassador Program is a new and exciting volunteer opportunity offered at the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida located within HealthPark Medical Center. The Sunshine Ambassadors will greet, assist and be a positive rst point of contact for patients, families and visitors entering the hospital. The Ambassadors also make a difference to families by providing educational and healthful resources to assist in GRANDparenting for GRANDchildren. We are currently seeking year-round volunteers to work one 4-hour shift Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm or 12:00pm to 4:00 pm. If you would be interested in learning more about this wonderful new opportunity, please contact Lisa Ellinwood, Volunteer Resources Coordinator at 239-343-5062 at the Golisano Childrens Hospital.NS 2/8 NC TFN VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDVolunteers needed for light general maintenance. Call (CHR) Community Housing & Resources, Inc. 472-1189.NS 11/1 NC TFN VOLUNTEER/ JOB OPPORTUNITIESPAID volunteer opportunities to seniors, age 55 and over, to tutor/mentor children in elementary schools & after-school programs. Offering a stipend, mileage reimbursement, annual physical, holiday, vacation, and sick pay all tax exempt. Providing struggling school children a chance to succeed in school, and offering opportunities that will last a lifetime. Call Joan at The Dr. Piper Center at 239-332-5346. NS 1/17 NC TFN HELP WANTEDVOLUNTEERS NEEDEDThe Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum needs Education and Great Hall volunteers. No experience necessary, will train. Please contact Melanie at (239) 395-2233 ext 11. NS 7/11 NC TFN LOOKING FOR HOUSE CLEANING PERSONClean my home when I am on Island. Must be a non smoker and non drinker. Must submit a copy of drivers license and car registration. Must be a US citizen and must speak ENGLISH. $20 per hour. 3 references needed. email@example.com NS 10/3 CC 10/31 COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVERS NEEDED!Season is here and we need Angels! Visiting Angels is looking for compassionate caregivers (CNA, HHA and Companions) for in-home care. Full and part time positions available. Please call 239-561-7600 NS 9/26 CC 12/26 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 9/5 CC 11/28 TRUCK NEEDEDVolunteers needed to assist with items donated to Island Seniors, Inc. for Trash Treasures Sale. Looking for someone with truck. Contact Center 4 Life at 472-5743.NS 10/10 NC 11/14 TRUCK NEEDED GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION SUNDAY ONLY OCT. 19, 8AM-3PM HUGE MOVING SALE!Includes heavy duty ladders, large driftwood pieces, plants, 8xmas tree, Cuisinart and other kitchen items, modern corner desk with le cabs, furniture & much more! 2569 Coconut Drive, SanibelNS 10/17 CC 10/17 LOST/FOUNDLOST BUDDY THE 3 LEGGED CATVery small, Bengal mix neutered male cat. Last seen Sept. 27th, east end of Sanibel. He has a microchip i.d. His four legged brothers and sister are mourning him, as we are. Please call 472-3452, 910-5153 or 994-7702. Large reward.NS 10/17 CC 10/17 To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213
Pets Of The Week NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands CALLING CARD 239-395-1213 To be listed in calling card email your information to: firstname.lastname@example.orgEmergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .sanibelbicycleclub.org Community Foundation of Sanibel-Captiva . . . . . . . . . 274-5900 CROW Clinic For The Rehabilitation of Wildlife . . . . . . . 472-3644 FISH of Sanibel Friends in Service Here . . . . . . . . . 472-0404 Sanibel Island Fishing Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-8994 Horticultural Society of the Islands . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-6940 Horticulture and Tea Society of Sanibel and Captiva . . . . . 472-8334 Kiwanis Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 677-7299 League of Women Voters . . . . . . . . . . sanibelLWV@gmail.com 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 . . . www.usps.org/localusps/sancap Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395-1770 Sanibel Youth Soccer. . . . . . . . www.sanibelsoccer.org . 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 . . . . . . . .472-232930B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014 Hello, our names are Rica and Rico. We are a 9-year-old spayed female brown lab mix (Rica) and 9-year-old neutered male black lab mix (Rico). Here are a couple of Sweet Seniors. This adorable pair came in together. Older dogs often make the most loyal and appreciative pets, and these two are no exception. All they want is a forever home where they can live out their golden years and be devoted companions to a special family. Please consider making them a part of your family. The adoption fee is $25 for senior pets. For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www.LeeLostPets.com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter 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. Rica ID# 597477 Rico ID# 597478
BEACH CHAIR PASTIMEanswers on page 27B 31B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 17, 2014
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