APRIL SUNRISE/SUNSET : 7:15 7:47 7:13 7:48 7:12 7:48 7:11 7:49 7:10 7:49 7:09 7:50 7:08 7:50 VOL. 25, NO. 40 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA APRIL 6, 2018 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands Islanders Invited To Participate In Adopt-A-BeachNeighbors from Chateaux Sur Mer held a beach party to celebrate their accomplishment of becoming the first neighborhood on Sanibel to fully sponsor their shoreline though the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundations (SCCF) Adopt-A-Beach Program. Not only did the neighborhood reach the goal of sponsoring their entire shoreline, they more than doubled it. Kelly Sloan, the coordinator of SCCFs Sea Turtle Program, who came to thank the neighborhood, ended up inspiring the group even more by shar ing the astounding news that last sea sons efforts resulted in 20,000 more hatchlings reaching the gulf than ever before. The residents of Chateaux Sur Mer are too humble to take credit, but this neighborhoods contributions had a very real impact on our record-breaking sea son, said Sloan. These residents took an active role in coastal conservation by preserving the natural integrity of their adopted stretch of beach, and our sea turtles and shorebirds have better nesting habitat because of their dedi cated efforts. Their generous donation directly funded sea turtle conservation on Sanibel and Captiva, and their enthu siastic support and involvement had a tremendous effect on the overall success of our 2017 season. Not only does Chateaux Sur Mer intend to continue their Adopt-A-Beach continued on page 19 Neighbors from Chateaux Sur Mer were joined by Kelly Sloan, SCCFs Sea Turtle Program coordinator, to toast the record breaking results achieved through their Adopt-A-Beach efforts photo provided Spring Music Spectacular Takes The Stage April 12by Jeff LysiakOn Thursday April 12, students from The Sanibel School Seahorse Chorale, elementary school choir and performing arts classes will perform at the annual Spring Music Spectacular, with the showcase starting at 6:30 p.m. The inspiration for this years show case came from the musical were work ing on, Disneys The Lion King Jr. w hich will be staged later this spring, said Joey Giangreco, school music director. Were featuring a lot of African music, which I love to teach and the kids love to sing. The chorale group will open the hourlong program with a medley of Disney continued on page 6 Members of The Sanibel School performing arts class including Kristian Schafer (center) in the role of Simba rehearsing a number from Disneys The Lion King Jr. for the Spring Music Showcase, to be performed on April 12 starting at 6:30 p.m. photo by Jeff Lysiak Riveting One-Woman Show At BIG ARTS Herb Strauss TheaterLocal actress Katie Pankow returns to BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater in Grounded, a solo play by award-winning playwright George Brant. The limited run features only 10 performances, opening on Wednesday, April 11 and running through Saturday, April 21. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bigarts.org or by calling the box office at 472-6862. The heroin of Grounded feels most alive when she is up in the air. A fighter pilot in the Air Force, she loves everything about her job the suit, the speed, the danger, the respect but most of all, the blue, as she calls the wide expanses of sky through which she steers her plane, searching out the bad guys in sorties over Iraq. I read the script and continued on page 26 Katie Pankow photo provided
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 20182 It will be a paws-itively good time!Lilys Birthday Bash!Saturday, April 7thOwners liable for their pets. Please keep dogs on leashes at all times.520 TARPON BAY ROAD (ACROSS FROM BAILEYS) SANIBEL, FL 33957 239-472-2888 | LILYJEWELERS.COM JEWELR Y GALLER Y JEWELERSDiamond Doggie Jewelry Rafe Valued at $900Proceeds Benet The Bike BistroBest Dressed Dog Contest 2:30 pm DRESS: Owners, casual. Animals, to the (ca)Nines! Roadside Repair Lesson
3 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018Spirit Tree GivingRS Walsh Landscaping and In The Garden have planted a spirit tree that will benefit island nonprofits. The olive tree was chosen because it represents love and charity. The Community House and Sanibel Community Association were named the April beneficiary. All are invited to stop by and add their good thoughts, well-wishes and blessings to the spirit tree. Canvas tags are available in the garden gift shop for $2 and the entire amount will be donated to a different local charity each month. RS Walsh In The Garden is located at 3889 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School, and is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Art By You With Jenny Make Alcohol Ink coasters with artist Jenny Licht on Wednesday, April 11. Cost is $50 for members and $60 for nonmember. Call or go online for details.Barbeque DinnerThe Community House will host a barbecue dinner on Saturday, April 14 beginning at 5 p.m. Chef Jarred Harris will be serving his slow roasted barbecued chicken, fall-off the-bone baby back ribs and authentic pulled pork with locally-sourced special recipe barbecue sauce. Food will be cooked on site in the smoker. Side will include black beans and rice, macaroni and cheese and corn on the cob. Desserts will be available for $5; choice of strawberry shortcake with whipped cream, brownie sundae or root beer float. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under, available at The Community House and Baileys General Store. Cooking With Chef JarredThere will be a cooking demonstration with Chef Jarred Harris on Monday, April 16 at 5 p.m. Learn the art of basic meat and fish cutting; lollipop pork chops, make French lamb chops, trim a whole tenderloin of beef and 8-way a Cornish hen. Cost is $45 for members and $55 for guests and includes a meal. Register by 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 10. Growing MushroomsOn Tuesday, April 17 at 11:30 a.m., Jeff Samson will share his knowledge on growing mushrooms. Samson has owned and operated restaurants since 1993, and has also been a food consultant and educator. He works with farmers, foragers and fishermen to bring fresh, quality sustainable food to the table. Register by 3 p.m. Thursday, April 12. Cost is $30 and includes lunch. Community PotluckThe next community potluck will be held on Wednesday, April 18 beginning at 6 p.m. All are welcome. Bring a dish to share. Art Of Hand YogaDr. Susan Pataky will host a onehour presentation on yoga mudras on Thursday, April 19 from 1 to 2 p.m. Participants will be seated in chairs while working on breathing skills and specialty techniques. Bring a notepad or journal. Cost is $22 per person. Community Shredding DayThe Secure Shredding truck will be on site Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to noon in the north lot across the street from The Community House. Enter at the driveway next to Dunlop Road and exit by the driveway nearest to the Sanibel Bean. Cost is $5 per box or bag. No large paperclips or binder clips allowed. Foodies and Yogis This specialty program with Dr. Susan Pataky and Chef Jarred Harris will be held on Sunday, April 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. This series starts with a one-hour themed beginner-friendly yoga session led by Dr. Susan Pataky. Following the session, Resident Chef Jarred Harris will prepare and serve a delicious and nutritious meal. The topic for this class is Chocolate and Chakras. Cost is $49 per person. Yoga Classes Yoga classes are offered on Monday and Thursday from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. and on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. See website for details.Annual Meeting The Sanibel Community Association (SCA) annual meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 25 beginning at 5 p.m. Appetizers and beverages will follow the report. Call 472-2155 for reservations. The Community House is located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. For more information, visit www. sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 472-2155. The Community House The Secure Shredding truck will be on site Saturday, April 21 photo provided
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 20184 GARDENS1975-2019 Periwinkle WayNow open in The Village Shops a restaurant by TradersVILLAGE SHOPS2340 Periwinkle WaySANIBEL SHOPPES630 Tarpon Bay RoadCENTER2496 Palm Ridge Road WOMENS CLOTHING MENS CLOTHING SHOES JEWELRY HOME DCOR TOYS COLLECTIBLES GIFTS CARDS SPECIALTY SHOPS FAMILY DINING TAKE-OUT HAIR SALON ART GALLERIES PET NEEDS ALTERATIONS/ DRY CLEANERS VACATION & REAL ESTATE INFORMATIONCome for the beaches... discover the shopping! WWW.ShopOnSanibel.COMFor individual shop information: LUNCH BAR DINNER GIFTS rfntbb b b b b b b b Find us on bb tOpen Monday-Saturdaywww.threecraftyladies.com Island Winds CoiffuresHAIR SALON FOR WOMEN & MEN695 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel 239-472-2591 LINDA MARISA JEANNE Manicures and Pedicures by Lois Hair Styling by Lily Captiva Island Historical SocietyLooking Back: Archaeological Dig On Buck KeyThis weeks image features a 1986 newspaper arcticle about University of Florida archaeologists and students turning up important finds on Buck Key while digging in Calusa shell mounds. The History Gallery, developed by the Captiva Island Historical Society, features many photos like this. All ages are welcome to step aboard a wooden replica of the old mailboat, Santiva, to capture the spirit of Captiva and learn through graphic and video panels about the events and people that shaped the island. The History Gallery is accessed through the Captiva Memorial Library, located on Chapin Lane and open during library hours. Call 533-4890 for more information. Visit the Captiva Island Historical Society website www. captivaislandhistoricalsociety. org/archives/research to view many more images to bring you closer to Captiva. Buck Key dig image courtesy Captiva Island Historical Society archives Yard Sale At CROW This WeekendSupport the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) while browsing through gently used items at CROWs Yard Sale on Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7. The sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on both days. There will be a vast assortment of items, mostly donated by volunteers, CROW staff and members of the community. They include books, lamps, furniture, jewelry, decorative items and wildlife related artwork. Our volunteers have played a big role in helping us organize all the items and price them accordingly, said JoEllen Urasky, CROW business and operations manager. They have taken the lead for us, which is amazing. All of the items are reasonably priced from 25 cents to $50, with a few exceptions. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale will benefit CROW. CROW is located at 3883 SanibelCaptiva Road. For more information, call JoEllen Urasky at 472-3644 ext. 221. A wide variety of gently used items will be for sale photo provided
5 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018Artist Of The Month At Congregational ChurchEach month throughout the year, Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ exhibits the work of one or more fine artists with local ties. Paintings by Anita Force Marshall are on view in Fellowship Hall until the end of April. A year-round resident of Sanibel, Marshall studied drawing at the Pine Castle Art Center in Pine Castle Florida. Locally, she has taken classes with Bea Pappas and workshops with Pat Weaver. She learns from her artistic mentor, Anne Gates Yarnall, and continues to study watercolor and collage. She is vice-president of the Sanibel Captiva Art League and paints around the island weekly with the leagues plein aire painters. Her watercolors and collages have been displayed locally and as part of the Florida Watercolor Society online show. Her watercolors are characterized by vibrant colors, whimsy and a different point of view. She hopes her paintings interpreting the many treasures of Sanibel and Captiva reflect her happy island life and bring a smile to viewers. All of Marshalls paintings are for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the church. The exhibit may be seen during office hours when Fellowship Hall is not in use and on Sundays after services. The church offers a 7:45 a.m. chapel service, a blended worship service at 9 a.m. and a traditional worship service at 11 a.m. Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way. For more information, call the church office at 472-0497. Freedom Dance by Anita Force Marshall images provided The filming of a future episode of Facing Waves featuring the Great Calusa Blueway in Lee County will run from Saturday, April 7 to Friday, April 13. Produced by Heliconia, Facing Waves is an adventure travel TV series that showcases top paddling destinations around the world. Each 30-minute episode features paddling adventures while telling the story of the region and people of the area. The Great Calusa Blueway episode will follow hosts Luke Hopkins and Anne Pagano of Body Glove as they and their two young daughters explore the variety of amazing paddlesport activities Lee County is known for. Adventures will include the Calusa Palooza Paddle Race at Koreshan State Park; a family paddle and day at Bunche Beach; stand up paddleboard and kayak fishing at Tarpon Lodge; camping at Cayo Costa State Park; and visits to the Calusa Heritage Trail, Randell Research Center and Sanibel and Captiva islands. Were really excited that Facing Waves is coming to the Calusa Blueway for one of their episodes, said Mike Hammond, Calusa Blueway coordinator for Lee County Parks & Recreation. They film the top paddling destinations around the world. Facing Waves is all about sharing the magic that surrounds our oceans, rivers, lakes or ponds, and inspiring travelers to visit these magnificent destinations, said Heliconia President and Facing Waves guest host Ken Whiting. Paddlesports simply provide a unique and spectacular means of exploring and learning about a region. Now in its sixth season of filming, Facing Waves is currently broadcast on FOX Sports Networks, Outside TV and Nautical Channel reaching 90 million households in four languages and 40 countries. For more information about the series, visit www.facingwaves.com. To showcase your top paddling destination or brand, contact Brendan Mark at 613-582-7154 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 20186 Program On Separation Of Church And StateOn Sunday, April 8, Dawn Schuman will give an historical background on the issue and ask the question: is there a separation between church and state? Should there be? And if not, what are the alternatives. A discussion will follow. The Unitarian Universalists of the Island will hear this presentation in Fellowship Hall of Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, located at 2050 Periwinkle Way. The service begins at 5 p.m. and the public is welcome to attend. Schuman was born in Chicago and was raised in Oak Park, Illinois. She received her bachelor of arts degree in history and education with a minor in religion from DePauw University. She received her masters degree at Purdue University. After three children and 10 years of teaching, she became deeply involved in community organizations. She co-chaired the citizens action committee that wrote the master plan for the Village of Oak Park. A key part of the plan was to use the towns roots to create its future. She became the founding president of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio and then its first executive director. From that point on, her major activities centered around historic preservation. She served on the property council of the National Trust for Historic Preservation as well as a founder of Preservation Action, a national preservation lobbying organization. Over the years, she has served on 34 other national, state and local boards as well as a corporate board of trustees. Her work spanned 50 years in several states. Schuman recently received a lifetime achievement award from the State of Michigan, plus other state and national recognitions. Her focus has been on heritage preservation and conservation of natural resources. She has lived on Sanibel since 2006 and has been active on the environmental committee of both the Captiva Island Yacht Club and the West Rocks Civic Association. Dawn Schuman photo provided songs featured on Broadway, including Circle of Life ( from The Lion King), Beauty and the Beast and Under The Sea ( from The Little Mermaid ). During musical interludes throughout the program, youngsters enrolled in the middle school enrichment class will be performing rhythmically-driven original compositions inspired by the Broadway smash Stomp! Songs selected by the third, fourth and fifth grade choir for the one-nightonly event include the South African song Freedom Is Coming along with Kuwa Furaha, Fireflies and Bright. Next, performing arts students will give the audience a sneak peek at their upcoming two-night performance of Disneys The Lion King. Jr. to be held at the school on May 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. each evening that will include popular songs such as Hakuna Matata, Be Prepared and I Just Cant Wait To Be King. The concert will conclude with the Seahorse Chorale returning to the stage to perform You Will Be Found (from the Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen ), the Zulu-inspirational Tshotsholoza the gospel tune How Can I Keep From Singing? and a reprise of Circle of Life Were very excited about this years showcase, added Giangreco. A lot of the kids know The Lion King score quite well, and that same night, the media center will be hosting a book fair with a safari theme. Its gonna be a wonderful evening at the school. Tickets for the Spring Music Spectacular, priced at $5 each, will be available at the door. The book fair will be open from 5:30 to 8 p.m. that same evening as well as on Monday, April 16 from 2:15 to 4 p.m. The Sanibel School is located at 3840 Sanibel-Captiva Road. colors! r frntbr rr brrbr rb r They are available at: Baileys General Store Baileys at Sundial Beach Stuff CVS Pharmacy Doc Fords Island Pharmacy Suncatchers Dream Timon (Ellie Frey) singing Hakuna Matata Mufasa (Johnny Jensen) surrounded by cast members of Disneys The Lion King Jr. photos by Jeff Lysiak From page 1Music Spectacular Where Islanders Have Sent Their Friends & Family To Shop Since 1976 Sanibel & Worldwide Shells Corals & Exotic Sealife Shell Gifts Jewelry Books Candles Lamps Sanibel Perfumes Craft Supplies T-Shirts Tanks Muscles Hoodies Hats Cover-Ups & Dresses Handmade Shell Xmas Ornaments & FlowersCelebrating Over 40 Years On Sanibel! Adult & Kids Ts sizes XS-XL3 for $23XXL 3 for $29 1157 Periwinkle Way 472-6991 472-8080Open 7 Days 9:00am til 9:00pm SheSellsSeaShellsSanibel.comWE SHIP!FREE GIFT!20% OffAny Single Item(cash sales only)Good with coupon not valid on sale items SUN GATOR HEADS ALL SIZESNOW 20% OFFSEA LIFE SHOPPING BAGSReg. $6 NOW $42 FOR $7Voted The Best Shell Shop in SW Florida -News Press Readers Poll 2000-2017 Voted The Best Gift Shop in SW Florida 2017 TRY OUR SALTWATER TAFFYWinner Best Shell Shop -Islander/Island Reporter Readers Poll 2000-2017 2015 Best Craft Shop & Best Gift Shop WELCOME VISITORS An Ocean Boutique
7 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Periwinkle Place Shops Sanibel Island 239-472-4177 CongressJewelers.com SEALIFE FASHION DIAMONDS ESTATE Pendants and rings available in Sterling Silver and 14k Gold. Specic to each month with matching birth gemstone. April: The Wentletrap Shell, Diamond, The beautiful spiral of this unique shell is a symbol of eternity, which is a guiding characteristic for those born to this shell. Characterized by courage and clarity of mind, those that are born in this month are dynamic individuals who are as quick witted as they are condent. Church Group Attends Bahamas Mission Cruisesubmitted by Cyndie HoggattFrom March 16 to 19, 52 people ranging in age from 1 through 85 began a different type of mission trip sponsored by Sanibel Community Church (SCC). The vision was to have a mission trip that was intergenerational, something that people of all ages could attend. The SCC group embarked on their journey from Miami, Florida on the Enchantment of the Seas with Royal Caribbean cruise line, en route to Nassau, Bahamas. For many on the cruise, it was their first mission trip. The group had morning and evening services on the boat each day. Those invited to join the team this year were Pete and Alice Brokopp with their children, Charity and Sammy, and Dave and Tara Powers with their son, Malachi. Pete was the trips missionary speaker and Dave and Tara led the group in anointed worship. Pete Brokopp grew up as a missionary kid as his parents served in Africa, and he and his family later served in Burkina Faso, Africa as missionaries. He is a dynamic public speaker. Within this past year, he took a position with Envision Atlanta, a missionary base for youth ministry teams and teams of all ages to come and work in the Clarkston area with refuges. They are there to be the hands and feet of Jesus to those who are in need. Later this summer, a team of middle school students and leaders from SCC will be traveling to Clarkston to work with this missions organization. Dave and Tara Powers have been leading worship for over 20 years and are passionate about leading people into a deeper friendship with Jesus. They have been involved in several different ministries throughout the past years, and are starting their own tour beginning in April of this year. In addition to the daily mission continued on page 12 Mission team in front of Chapel on the Hill in Nassau, Bahamas photos provided Ranfurly Homes for Children in Nassau, Bahamas
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Email: email@example.com, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The Island Sun reserves the right to refuse, alter or edit any editorial or advertisement.PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER Publisher Lorin Arundel Advertising Bob Petcher Graphic Arts & Production Ann Ziehl, Manager Amanda Hartman Justin Wilder Reporter Jeff Lysiak by Jeff LysiakDuring Tuesdays Sanibel City Council meeting, both Mayor Kevin Ruane and Vice Mayor Mick Denham were reappointed to their positions for the 2018-19 year, while Councilwoman Holly Smith was officially seated to serve the remaining year of former Councilman Jim Jennings term. A member of the council since 2007, Ruane was elected by a vote of 3 to 2 to his ninth consecutive term as mayor. Fellow Councilman Jason Maughan had nominated Councilman Chauncey Goss for the post, as he did last year, but Ruane, Denham and Smiths votes carried the election. Denham, who has served on the council since 2005, was the only nominee for the vice mayor post. He has now served in that capacity for eight terms. Smith joined the council last year following Jennings resignation, and ran unopposed to serve the remainder of his term. Following the elections, members of the council took time to honor five members of the Sanibel Police Department, including Det. John Eicher and officers Magdiel Bernier, Matthew Casola, Korey McCloughen and Michelle Rose. While Eicher was recognized as the citys Employee of the Second Quarter, the remaining officers were given proclamations in recognition of their lifesaving incidents in January and February. In other business, Aaron Pruss, chairman of the Charter Review Committee, delivered his final report to the council. After meeting four times between December and March, the committee decided not to make any recommendations to alter the standing document. It was, in fact, a lot of work, said Pruss. I think we had a good dialog all along... it was an enjoyable and educational experience. Also, members of the council unanimously approved a permit allowing alcohol sales at the Seahorse Festival, a fundraiser for The Sanibel School to be held on Saturday, May 5 at Sanibel Community Park. Last month, representatives of the school had requested the permit to stage the event on April 21. However, due to a conflict with two other events being held at The Community House and the Herb Strauss Theater that same day, it was suggested that the Seahorse Festival be moved to another date. Finally, Ruane suggested that the city investigate whether to create a community services division, consolidating Sanibels public works, planning and building departments for the purposes of streamlining the application process for homeowners and contractors submitting plans for building renovations. City Manager Judie Zimomra was authorized to look at what other cities who have created a community services division have done, and bring back a report at the June council meeting. Members of the 2018-19 Sanibel City Council are, from left, Chauncey Goss, Mick Denham, Jason Maughan, Kevin Ruane and Holly Smith photos by Jeff Lysiak Councilwoman Holly Smith, whose husband Jason held the Bible, is sworn in by City Clerk Pamela Smith on Tuesday With his mother, Betty Ruane, holding the Bible, Kevin Ruane is sworn in as mayor of Sanibel by Pamela Smith Vice Mayor Mick Denham, with Deputy City Clerk Scotty Lynn Kelly holding the Bible, is sworn into office by Pamela SmithMayor And Vice Mayor Reappointed For 2018-19
9 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 1975 Periwinkle Way Sanibels Only Positively Authorized Dealer! The Best Selection in Southwest Florida! Churches/TemplesANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH Reverend Father Dean Nastos, Orthos Ser vice Sunday 9 a.m., Divine Liturgy Sunday 10 a.m., Fellowship Programs, Sunday School, Bible Study. 8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, annunciation. fl.goarch.org, 481-2099. BAT YAM-TEMPLE OF THE ISLANDS The Reform Congregation of Bat Yam Temple of the Islands meets for Friday night services at 7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, 2050 Periwinkle Way. Rabbi Stephen Fuchs. President Alan Lessack 579-0296. HISTORIC CAPTIVA CHAPEL BY THE SEA The Re v. Dr. John N. Cedarleaf Services every Sunday 11 a.m. November 12, 2017 thru April 29, 2018 11580 Chapin Lane, Captiva 472-1646 FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST 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). 2950 West Gulf Drive, 472-8684. SANIBEL FELLOWSHIP, sbc Join us for Bible study and Worship Sunday 10 a.m. at Island Cinema. Call Pastor Mark Hutchinson 284-6709. SANIBEL COMMUNITY CHURCH Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor Sunday Worship 8, 9 and 11 a.m. Traditional in historic Chapel, 8 a.m. Contemporary and childrens church in the main sanctuary, 9 a.m. Traditional in the main sanctuary, 11 a.m. Childcare available at all services. 1740 Periwinkle Way, 472-2684 SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST The Re verend Dr. John H. Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Reverend Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor. 7:45 Chapel Service, 9 a.m. Blended Worship Service, 11 a.m. Traditional Workshop Service with Sunday School and nursery care at 9 a.m. 2050 Periwinkle Way 472-0497 www.sanibelucc. org. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH Pastor Reverend Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m., Sunday Mass 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., May through October 9:30 a.m. only. Daily Mass Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. Communion Service Monday and Tuesday 8:30 a.m. Holy Days call. 3559 San-Cap Road, 472-2763. ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS EPISCOPAL CHURCH The Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector. Saturday Eucharist 5 p.m. Sunday Eucharist 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Tuesday Morning Prayer 9 a.m. Wednesday Healing Eucharist 9 a.m. Prayer and Potluck first Wednesdays 6 p.m. Taiz Service third wednesday 6 p.m. 2304 Periwinkle Way, saintmichaels-sanibel.org, 472-2173. UNIT ARIAN UNIVERSALISTS OF THE ISLANDS Meets 5 p .m. on the second Sunday of each month from December through April at the Sanibel Congregational Church. A pot luck is held at a members home on the third Sunday of each month. 2050 Periwinkle Way, email@example.com, 433-4901.
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201810 Ecology Meets Theology In New Course By PastorsThe Rev. Dr. John H. Danner, senior pastor of Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, and the Rev. Dr. Ran Niehoff, SCUCC pastor emeritus, are joining forces to present The Stewardship of Creation. This two-week course, on Wednesdays, April 11 and 18, is free and open to the public. There will be identical sessions at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. each of the two days. In co-teaching the classes, Danner and Niehoff will explore environmental concerns from a biblical and theological perspective. They will address issues like climate change, stewardship of the land and the holistic approach of the Bible to the environment. Dr. Danner has served SCUCC since 2010. Prior to coming to Sanibel, Danner served churches in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and Maine. His education includes degrees from Bradford (Massachusetts) College, the University of Maine and Bangor (Maine) Theological Seminary. His PhD in religious studies is from Boston University. Danner has published several articles in The Christian Century and other journals and has contributed to several books. Dr. Niehoff served the church from 1991-2007. He attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he earned a degree in philosophy. He earned a masters in divinity and a doctorate in ministry at Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Groves, Missouri. He also studied at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece, and the Jerusalem Center for Biblical Studies in Israel. Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way, across from the Periwinkle Place Shopping Center. For more information about this or other upcoming adult-education opportunities, visit www.sanibelucc.org, or call the church office at 472-0497. Rev. Dr. John H. Danner and Rev. Dr. Ran Niehoff photo provided Response to the ad placed by a group of Sanibel CatholicsAs a member of St. Isabel Catholic Church, I have watched the happenings in our community since October 28, 2016 when Fr. Christopher Senk was placed on administrative leave. Like most of the members of our parish, I felt shock, disbelief and sadness. A year and a half has passed and Fr. Chris situation has not been resolved. However, more disturbing and disheartening for me has been to stand by and watch the response of The Parishioners for Justice. You have chosen to express your resentment toward the bishop and his decision to remove Fr. Chris with acts of deance. These acts have been leveled at our current spiritual leader, Fr. Joseph Gates and the administrative staff. I dont understand this thinking. For me, the issue is between Fr. Chris, Bishop Dewane and God. In no way did Fr. Joseph or he administrative staff cause or contribute to Fr. Chris situation. In your ad you write that many parishioners, dissatised and spiritually unfullled by the temporary priest in residence have chosen to go off-island to other Catholic churches. You say some have decided to worship in other faith communities. I have to ask, was your faith and spirituality founded in the person of Fr. Chris or in your faith in Jesus Christ and the church He established? When you attended Mass, were you spiritually fullled by the presence and preaching of Fr. Chris, or by the celebration of the Holy Eucharist performed by an ordained priest of God? Change is always uncomfortable. You say there have been other changes that have happened at the church that have also caused parishioners and visitors to stop attending Mass at St. Isabel Church. Again I ask, what changes have been so great and vital to your faith to cause you to stop attending Mass at St. Isabel? Have you witnessed blasphemy? Grave acts of disrespect toward the Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist? Drastic changes in the celebration of Holy Mass as ordained by the Catholic Church? My sense is that these changes you mention have been minor and not essential to the practice of our faith. So many of you are people that I have loved and admired over my years as a member of St. Isabel Church. I ask you as one who comes to you humbly and with a loving heart to reexamine your actions and your motives. Have your actions brought forth good fruit or have they been tainted with a false sense of loyalty and pride?Submitted and payed for by Carol Bradshaw American Legion Post 123American Legion Post 123 is having a barbecue this Sunday, April 8. There will be a fish fry the following Sunday, April 15. The general meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 11. On Tuesdays, tacos are served all day. Country fried steak is served all day on Wednesday. On Fridays, a six-ounce ribeye steak sandwich is on the menu. There are daily specials as well as half-pound burgers. Food is served from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. If you have a flag that needs to be retired, drop it off at Post 123, located at Mile Marker 3 on Sanibel-Captiva Road. It is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. The public is welcome. For more information, call 472-9979. Mon., April 9, NoonPrinciples of Design Lunch $30/PersonWed., April 11, 6pmArt By You with Jenny $50/Members, $60/GuestsSat., April 14, 5pmBBQ $15/Adults, $10/ChildrenMon., April 16, 5pmChef Jarred Cooking Demo Basic Meat and Fish cutting $45/MemberTues., April 17, 11:30amGarden Growing Mushrooms Lunch by Chef Jarred $30Wed., April 18, 6pmPotluckThurs., April 19, 1pmMudra $22/PersonSat., April 21, 9am NoonCommunity Shredding Day $5/Box North Lot. Enter near Dunlop.Sun., April 22, 4pmFoodies & Yogies $49/Person Cholate & ChakrasWed., April 25, 5pmSCA Annual Mtg.Fri., April 27, NoonSCA Volunteer AppreciationVisit www.SanibelCommunityHouse.net for more information Follow Us On FacebookTo enrich community spirit through educational, cultural and social gatherings in our historic Community House. The SCA is a 501c 3 Organization.Telephone: (239) firstname.lastname@example.org www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Whats Happening At The HouseFor Full Schedule of ALL Happenings visit www.SanibelCommunityHouse.net whims SALE239-313-05352451 Periwinkle Way Baileys Center womens clothing gifts jewelry art mon sat 10 am 5:30 pm sun 10 am 4 pm 30 70% sale March 30 April 15
11 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018Barbara Cecalas subtitle for her Marvelous Mollusks of Micronesia presentation and display is Living in the Marshall Islands, Smack Dab in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean. On Tuesday, April 17 beginning at 2 p.m., Cecala will narrate a slideshow, telling of her adventures. She will also have her remarkable shell collection on display. The program will be held in Fellowship Hall at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ and is free and open to the public. Cecala presented the mollusk-related portion of her talk last year to a standing-room-only crowd for the Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club at the BaileyMatthews National Shell Museum. She has now expanded her program well beyond the scope of shells to include tales of her fascinating life on a tropical island in the middle of Micronesia. Early in the 1970s, my husband, daughter and I lived for 16 months on Kwajalein, an island in the middle of the Pacific. Its fitting logo was Almost Heaven, said Cecala. My husband was an IBMer and was a subcontractor to the Army working on flight programs. I, as a young mother, was a dependent, and free to live a marvelous life in this tropical paradise. My free time was filled with golf, cycling and scuba diving.We had access to boats, air for our tanks and the worlds largest lagoon. We dove on sunken Japanese ships, we dove to photograph the colorful fish, and we dove to find shells. Cecalas slides are comprised of stunning images of the shells, fish and ships as well as the Marshall Islands themselves. Her shell collection contains choice specimens not found on Sanibel beaches. Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way, across from the Periwinkle Place Shopping Center. For more information, call 472-0497 or visit www.sanibelucc.org. The focus of Barbara Cecalas April 17 slideshow will be her adventures on the Micronesian island she once called home. She will also display the shells she collected there. photo provided Program On Mollusks Of Micronesia At Sanibel Church New Curriculum For Youth MinistryH2O, the Sanibel Community Church student ministry, began a new curriculum for high school students entitled Generation Change by financial expert Dave Ramsey. Ramseys curriculum focuses on godly, smart financial decisions and how to plan for the future. It also explores who we are in God, how to manage finances properly, and how to pay for college and many other tough challenges facing young people early on in life. This study will continue through the end of May. H2O is also doing a Questions Answered series with the middle school students, focusing on answering any questions that they have about life and God. Students write out their questions each week, then pastoral staff and other members of the community answer these questions in an open forum setting. Students will also be learning how to write out and share their personal testimonies of how God has worked in their lives. H2O wrapped up its curriculum focused on healthy Christian friendships this past week. H2O Student Ministries is a youth ministry program for sixth grade through 12th grade young men and women. The group meets on Wednesday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. for middle school students, 6 to 8 p.m. for high school students, and on Sunday mornings from 11 a.m. to noon in the youth center at Sanibel Community Church. All students on the islands and surrounding communities are welcome to attend. Sanibel Community Church is an evangelical, non-denominational congregation and is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). For more information, contact Youth Pastor Kevin Schafer at 472-2684 or email@example.com. Over 1,300 people from all over the country and as far away as Austria and Kuwait have signed a petition to ask the Lee County Commissioners to resolve the dispute over the ownership of the SHELL LOVE BUG in favor of its creator, Pam Rambo. When Pam was asked by the Lee County Visitor and Convention Bureau (VCB) to come up with ideas to promote the rst National Seashell Day, Pam conceived a mobile sculpture covered in shells. In a partnership agreement, Lee VCB purchased a 2005 VW convertible with Pam agreeing that if she were to decorate it, the title to the car would be signed over to her. She would have ownership of the vehicle after the June 20, 2016 event. Using her own extensive shell collection and the treasured shells of many of her fellow shellers, she created the SHELL LOVE BUG, an artfully covered masterpiece, using 22,000 perfect local shells! The SHELL LOVE BUG was a spectacular success, drawing attention, excitement and appreciation around the world! The Lee VCB has won Florida and National awards, after which, the Lee VCB began to deny Pam possession of her completed creation, and they continue to claim ownership. The matter is now in litigation because Pam Rambo is the rightful owner of her United States registered copyrighted sculpture Shell Love Bug. Lee County Commissioners are in a position to resolve this dispute before it becomes a FEDERAL court case. Take time to read some of the hundreds of comments left on the website and feel free to add your own. IN SUPPORT OF PAM RAMBOPaid for by Friends of Pam Check out the website and sign the petition at:ShellLoveBug.com
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201812 MON-FRI 9:305:30 Sat 10-2 Authorized Shipping Center Friendly and Courteous service All items professionally packed with care 10% OFF GROUND SHIPPING WITH THIS AD QWIK PACK & SHIP We Ship Shells! We Ship Luggage! 1456 Periwinkle Way, Suite B (Next to Billy's Bike Rentals) (239) 472-0288 Fax (239) 472-0809 Rob@IslandBusinessCenter.com www.IslandBusinessCenter.com Shipping Packing Packing Supplies BW & Color Copies Mailbox Rentals Pick Ups Notary Services Fax/Scan & Email From page 7Mission Cruisemeetings on the boat, team members participated in ministry while in the Bahamas. On Sunday morning, the entire team ministered and worshipped at Chapel on the Hill, a Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in the Bahamas. After services that day, the team traveled to the Ranfurly Homes for Children in Nassau to interact and encourage the children there. Team members were encouraged to bring along an extra bag of donations to gift to the home. Some of SCCs quilters handmade pillowcases as gifts for the children. It was such a blessing to meet and hang out with these young people. Sanibel Community Church is an evangelical, non-denominational congregation with the church campus at 1740 Periwinkle Way. For more information, call 472-2684 or visit www. sanibelchurch.com. Missions team praying over speaker and missionary Pete Brokopp photo provided Some of the team traveling to minister in the Bahamas Book Launch At Potluck Dinner On Thursday, April 12, the longawaited launching of the book Who Created God? will coincide with the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ Potluck Dinner. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at the church, located at 2050 Periwinkle Way. The Reverend Dr. John Danner will preside over the festivities. In addition to pondering the creation of God, areas of interest include how the country of Israel has evolved since it became the Jewish homeland in 1948. The rabbi also discusses the intricacies and symbolism of the Jewish wedding ceremony, dealing with terrorism and his reaction to encountering a swastika in an unlikely setting. God is a central focus and central force in my life, which is why so many of the essays in this book relate to the idea of God. Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs. Who Created God? And Other Essays is available for purchase through Amazon.com and the Bibnar Store on the Rabbis website: http://www. rabbifuchs.com/bibnarstore.html. Rabbi Stephen Fuchs photos provided
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Plant SmartTamarindby Gerri ReavesTamarind ( Tamarindus indica ) is a large evergreen tree thought to originate from eastern Africa or the East Indies. This member of the pea, or bean, family is also called Indian-date and is not to be confused with the native wild tamarind ( Lysiloma latisiliquum ). This tree with a massive trunk grows up to 65 feet or higher. Dense foliage makes it a good shade tree. It has excellent wind resistance, low water needs, medium salt tolerance and a moderate growth rate. The stocky rough-textured trunk is sometimes twisted. The branches are drooping, and, with age, the tree develops a domed crown. The foliage is fern-like and finetextured. Leaves of 5to 10-inches long consist of as many as 30 pairs of elliptical leaflets, each less than an inch long. Clusters of pale yellow star-like flowers with purplish or reddish veins appear in spring. The smooth brittle fruit pod measures up to six inches long. Cinnamon-brown and brittle, it is constricted between the large seeds. The pod contains edible pulp and usually ripens in late spring into summer. That sweet-sour pulp is used to make chutney, curries, soft drinks and sauces such as the popular Worcestershire sauce. Tamarind is used in Indian and Southeast Asian cuisines, and tamarind paste is a staple in Asian food stores. The plant has many medicinal uses. This tree is easy to grow in South Florida and needs little maintenance. When choosing a spot for it, give it full sun and consider that the sticky pods will fall on patios or walkways. Sources: 500 Plants of South Florida by Julia F. Morton; Florida Landscape Plants by John V. Watkins and Thomas J. Sheehan; Florida, My Eden by Frederic B. Stresau; National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida by Peter Alden et al.; Waterwise: South Florida Landscapes by SFWMD; www.floridata.com; and hort.ifas.ufl.edu. Plant Smart explores the diverse flora of South Florida. The trunk is rough and stocky The pinnate leaves give the tree a feathery look. The pods contain a pulp used in Indian and Asian cuisine. Tamarind is a non-native highly windresistant tree that can grow more than 60 feet high photos by Gerri ReavesISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201814 Sanibel Captiva Road across from the Sanibel School O FF We have a large variety of shapes and styles. Stop in and our knowledgeable sta will help you choose the right pieces to enhance your outdoor space. Or consider not using any rat poisons at all. Instead, seal all entry points to your home. Help SCCF Bring Back the Barn Owls SCCF 472-2329 sccf.orgPoisoned rats can kill the eagles, hawks, bobcats and owls that eat them.Tell your pest control professional to NOT use these rat poisons: brodifacoum bromailone difenacoum difethialone
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Clean Clear Water Equals Really Big Troutby Capt. Matt MitchellFishing during the past weeks warming trend was a much needed change from the flip-flopping hot/ cold weather we experienced the entire month of March. If you add in crystal clear water in the middle to northern sound and use live shiners for bait again, even a few days of crazy winds could not take the smile off my face. Now that we are finally in April the last strong cold fronts should be behind us. Now our fishing will kick into high gear. After a prolonged winter, game fish are coming out of their winter hideouts hungry and ready to eat. Really big trout were the target species for me most of this week. During these clean clear water times, we catch some real giants. Our spring trout bite when we are lucky enough to have the clear water like we do now is about as good as it gets all year. Spotting these laid-up fish while riding up in the tower of my boat can make fishing super easy at times. Once I do find them its often just a matter of returning to these same sand potholes to catch them for what can be days in a row. Some of the smaller mangrove islands in the middle to northern sound where the most productive big trout spots for me this week. The best big trout action came from north Cork Key. Many of these tiny little mangrove islands that dont even have names have sand holes right up against them. Just out from them are the places these trout like to hang out. Depending on the wind and tide movement, we were able to sit as far out as possible. Making a long accurate cast to these sand holes was key to catching these big trout along with a few 25-inch-plus monsters. Many of these islands can only be reached on the higher water incoming tides. Shallow sand holes on the open grass flats also held lots and lots of trout of all sizes during the lower water periods. Once we found that one magic sand hole, we would often catch our limit of fish at just that one stop. Many of these trout are just shy or even over the 20-inch max. Pitching big live free-lined shiners into these sand holes gave clients some awesome visuals as these big trout often blew up time and time again as they chased and missed the bait. When you find this clean clear water, the big trout will be there. Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions, email captmattmitchell@aol. com. 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 Specialist Call on Paint PricesDave Doane NEW M O T O R S ALE S REB U ILT P O WERHEA D S FACTORY T R A I N E D MER C U RY MARINER JO HN SO N EVINR U DE 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 Sanibel & C aptiva For Li f e Y B t t Yo ur B ottom Yo ur B ot to m Specialist Specialist Call on Paint Prices C Call on a c es C C ll n Pa in t Pr i es C C i i Call on Paint Prices D ave Doane1 Send Us Your Fish TalesWe 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 a photograph with identification. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 395-1213. Jackson, age 12 and visiting from Wisconsin, caught lots of big trout this week with Capt. Matt Mitchell photo provided ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201816 BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva Island Fishing gear is hazardous to birds, reptiles and mammals.CLEAR YOUR GEAR It Catches More Than Fish
CROW Case Of The Week: Baby Birds by Bob PetcherIt is said that springtime represents new beginnings. In the wild, that phrase translates to newborns as many animals give birth to their young at this time of year. In the spring months, some of the most common patients CROW officials see at the hospital are baby birds when many species including common grackles, northern mockingbirds and mourning doves have begun to hatch. According to Dr. Malka Spektor, CROW veterinary intern, statistics show that approximately one quarter of CROW patients taken in during the past month were baby birds. Unfortunately, many of these young patients (either newly born nestlings or fledglings that are still developing wing feathers) should not be patients at all because they are not injured or orphaned. They are mistakenly brought to CROW or a drop-off site when they are found on the ground. These young birds are still dependent on their parents yet are grounded when they either fall from their nests, drop during flight training or their nests get blown out of the trees. CROW officials call these birds and other baby creatures abducted animals. With a little effort, a lost bird can often be returned to the nest by the person who finds it without it having to make a trip to the Sanibel clinic. We call patients abducted when they are healthy and have parents, but are taken out of the wild and brought to us because people think they are orphans, said Dr. Spektor. When we can, we will try to re-nest them. If You Care Leave It There is a CROW program developed by Dr. Heather Barron, CROWs hospital direc tor, in an effort to reduce the number of abducted animals entering the clinic. The program offers a brochure that allows one to be educated on the difference between orphaned and abducted and what one can do once faced in a possible rescue scenario. If You Care Leave It There is a program to educate the public that a wild animal baby will do best when left in the wild. Often times, the parents are not at the nests all the time; often baby birds will fledge and be on the ground, with their parents around to keep an eye on them, even if you dont see the parents, said Dr. Spektor. We want to make sure the babies we get are true orphans, not abducted from their parents. If there is an obvious injury, or if there is no sign of the parents signs are different for different species then they should be brought in. But always call first and we can explain what to look out for. According to the brochure: Humans are never a young animals best hope for survival. They are its last hope. A young animal should only be removed from the wild after all avenues to reunite it with an adult animal are exhausted. Within the brochure, Dr. Barron offers information that everyone must adhere to: If you happen to see a young, wild animal, please leave it alone unless there appears to be something wrong a clear injury or a fallen nest. If the nest has fallen out of a tree but the young inside the nest appear healthy, please replace the nest in the tree as high up as you can reach. If this is not possible, consider placing the nest in nearby bushes or even nailing it to the side of the tree in an area where the young will have some shade and shelter from the elements. If the nest itself is missing or damaged, an artificial nest may be created. The educational program appears to be working. Dr. Spektor stated that approxi mately 20 to 30 percent of these young patients ar e abducted, which is down from 80 percent before the program was implemented couple of years ago. To become better educated on If You Care Leave It There, pick up a hard copy of the program brochure at CROWs Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road or visit www.crowclinic.org/ articles/if-you-care-leave-it-there to view it online. CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.) is a non-profit wildlife hospital providing veterinary care for native and migratory wildlife from our local area. The hospital accepts patients seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mail donations to P.O. Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. Call 472-3644 or visit www.crowclinic.org. Mourning doves that were abducted and brought into CROW but are not injured photo by Brian Bohlman SUN 17 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 239.472.2328 www.sanibelthriller.comReservations are required Also Available for Private Charters Departing from Sanibel Marina 634 N. Yachtsman Dr. Sanibel Island Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Winner Seven Continuous Years r fntbb frr Sanibel and Captiva Islands Most Exciting Boat Tour Circumnavigating Sanibel & Captiva Islands with Dolphins SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES r r
Shell Of The WeekRose Corbulaby Jos H. Leal, PhD, BaileyMatthews National Shell Museum Science Director and CuratorThe Rose Corbula, Caryocorbula dietziana (C.B. Adams, 1852), is a small (about 8 mm, or 0.3-inch) locally found species belonging to a group of bivalves infamous for the difficult and confusing taxonomy, the family Corbulidae, also known as Basket Clams. Its shell has the posterior ridge typical of members of the family. Like in all other species of Corbulidae, the right valve is larger than the left one. The Rose Corbula may be rose, whitish, or cream-colored, sometimes showing flecks of gray or light-brown. The inner surfaces of the valves may be tinged brown near the margins. Learn more about local mollusks at www.shellmuseum.org/ shells/southwest-florida-shells. Shell Museum Events See truly giant shells. Watch a live Tank Talk. Take a daily beach walk. Check out our family programs. We are the only natural history museum in North America devoted entirely to shells. Drop by and let us inform and inspire you. Visit www.ShellMuseum.org or call 395-2233. The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is located at 3075 SanibelCaptiva Road. Call 395-2233 or visit www.shellmuseum.org. The Rose Corbula, Caryocorbula dietziana, from Sanibel photo by Jos H. Leal ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201818 Robert and Robby Barnier, visiting from Cedarburg, Wisconsin, found a horse conch, alphabet cones and other miscellaneous shells on the beach off Nerita Street while staying at Periwinkle Park. They said, We never found so many cones or lavender sea glass. Shells Found Robert and Robby Barnier photo by A. Ziehl Cocktails Outdoor Dining Gi Shop The New Island Favorite! Bailey's Shopping Center (next to Island Cinema) Corner of Periwinkle and Tarpon Bay 472-1682Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Sun. noon 7 p.m. THEWine Spirits Liqueurs Cigars Gift Items 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 Great Selection of Cigars & Accessories Walk-in Humidor This Weeks Specials Ketel One VodkaKendall JacksonChardonnay 1.75 Ltr. 750 ml.$39.99$13.99Where the Locals Shop!
19 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Lecture Takes Flight With Swallow-Tailed KitesDr. Kenneth Meyer has twice received a Partners in Flight National Research Award for studying the conservation biology of species at risk, and also a National Wildlife Stewardship Award from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative for studies of swallow-tailed kites. On Friday, April 13, he will be presenting two free programs titled Swallowtailed Kites: 10,000 Miles to Survival at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., the final presentation of the 2018 Ding Darling Lecture Series at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel. Prior to the 1900s, swallow-tailed kites nested in 21 states, but a decline from 1880 to 1940 resulted in the current scattered population mainly in six southeastern states, including Florida. Since 1996, Meyer, executive director of the Avian Research and Conservation Institute (ARCI), with his staff in Gainesville, Florida, has used satellite telemetry to describe the 10,000-mile round-trip migration of swallow-tailed kites and to identify impacts on survival and reproduction. Meyer co-founded ARCI in 1997. He and his team have studied the behavior and ecology of 16 species of birds of conservation concern from eastern Canada to Puerto Rico. He is currently conducting satellite telemetry studies on mangrove cuckoos and reddish egrets at Ding Darling Refuge, funded by the Ding Darling Wildlife SocietyFriends of the Refuge (DDWS). HighTower/Thomas & Swartz Wealth Management sponsors the refuges 12-lecture series with support from DDWS. Seating for the lectures is limited and available on a first-come basis. Early arrivals can save one seat each with personal items and then may explore the Visitor & Education Center or Indigo Trail before the lecture starts. Saved seats must be filled 15 minutes before lecture time. As usual, Wildlife Drive closes on Friday, but visitors are welcome to enjoy the free Visitor & Education Center, Indigo Trail and recreational opportunities at Tarpon Bay Explorers, the refuges official recreation concession located at its Tarpon Bay Recreation Area. Note: Opinions expressed in guest lectures do not necessarily reflect the views of refuge and DDWS management, staff, and board of directors. For more information, call 472-1100 ext. 241 or log on to www.dingdarlingsociety. org/articles/lecture-and-film-series. Dr. Kenneth Meyer has been studying swallow-tailed kites for more than 20 years photo provided From page 1Adopt-A-Beachsponsorship, they want to encourage other neighborhoods to do the same by challenging every neighborhood on Sanibel to join in the Adopt-A-Beach Program and fully sponsor their shoreline. They have even offered to share email templates and materials with other neighborhood associations to make it easier for others to get their homeowners to join in. Promoting the Adopt-A-Beach initiative was easy and fun. Our neighbors responded immediately with support and we all became even more engaged in and excited about it as a result of SCCFs updates on how many nests there were, sightings and actual hatchlings there were right in our neighborhood, said Robin Coleman, the neighborhoods corresponding secretary. Its a wonderful project that has provided enjoyment for all of us. This years nesting season begins on April 15 and all funds donated to AdoptA-Beach go directly and solely to sea turtle monitoring and research. Knowing our neighborhood helped more sea turtles reach the sea is remarkable, Linda Linsmayer said. And we felt even more involved in turtle nesting because SCCF sent such detailed updates about what was happening right on our neighborhoods beach. Others in the neighborhood extolled deeply personal benefits of being part of something greater, too. Stephanie Koven, whose husband Ted has since passed away, shared, While he was extremely ill, my husband truly looked forward to the reports about sea turtle activity. He was happy to know that such good work was being done at our beach to support the turtles. Jack Allen added, We were drawn to Sanibel by its natural beauty and biodiversity. We were thrilled that the Adopt-A-Beach Program offered us the opportunity to preserve and, hopefully, enhance life on this magical island for us and our sea turtle visitors. Island neighborhoods interested in participating in the Adopt-A-Beach Program are encouraged to contact Kelly Sloan by email at email@example.com.
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201820 Spring Festival Brings Big Smiles Kaia Keating and Kayla Cavanagh taking unicorn and pony rides during the Childrens Education Center of the Islands 24th annual Spring Festival, held March 31 at Sanibel Community Park photos provided Ewan Neve shows off his favorite egg Giselle Gilmore was a happy hunter Jaxson Britt was happy just wandering around looking for Easter eggs and the Easter Bunny Fredrik Dadras found a new friend From left, Mark Padgett, Rodd Bell and Hugh Gloster with his son, Macklin Grady and Turner Zimmerman having snow cones and popcorn Faith and Grace Mitchell Sisters Kaia and Liza take a minute to snuggle with the Easter Bunny Nothing could be better than a festival with the Easter Bunny and unicorns Ralph Quillen and his daughters, Addy and Isabelle pose for a picture Childrens Education Center of the Islands Executive Director Cindy DeCosta and teachers Ms. Joy and Ms. Kerra had their picture taken with the Easter Bunny
21 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road Sanibel Island, Florida 33957 (239) 395-2233 Open Daily, 10 a.m. p.m.www.ShellMuseum.org www.SanibeIlsIandVacations.com APRIL 2018MUSEUM SPONSOR DAILY CRAFTS AND TANK TALKS Birthday Bash And Celebration Of New PuppyLily & Co. Jewelers has three reasons to celebrate: the birthdays of Angel, 10, and mascot Lily, 14, as well as the homecoming of puppy Jewel, who brings a little sparkle to the team. The trio extends an invitation to join them at the famous birthday bash a pawsitively good time from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 7 under a big tent in the parking lot of Lily & Co., located at 520 Tarpon Bay Road. It will be an afternoon filled with food, activities and raising funds for a worthy cause Animal Refuge Center (ARC). The Fort Myers-based no-kill shelter is dedicated to finding loving homes for cats and dogs who have been spayed or neutered. It was started by a group of individuals who, in 1988, came together with the vision of creating a positive solution to pet overpopulation. It takes a supportive community for ARC to carry out its important mission, said Dan Schuyler, co-owner of Lily & Co. with Karen Bell, and proud owner of Angel and puppy Jewel. We are so excited to introduce Jewel, a cousin to Angel, and celebrate more than a decade of supporting ARC. Bike Bistro will have technicians giving roadside repair lessons, and will have a variety of bicycles available for purchase. Morning Star Dog Training returns to offer tips for an obedient dog and Rafael Diaz returns with caricature drawings. Island Grooming will talk spa and styling for your pet and Coral Veterinary Clinic representatives will be answering health questions. Party guests will be able to shop the Dog & Cat Fever Collection, as well as dog and cat giftware by Mariposa under the big tent, where there will also be raffle tickets for the chance to win a diamond dog bone pendant valued at $900. Tickets are $5 each or six for $25 and may be purchased in advance at Lily & Co. Of course, Lily and Angel know a birthday celebration is never complete without two kinds of cakes one for the two-legged guests and pup cakes. Sanibel Catering Co. will bake the cakes, as well as grill hot dogs and serve other treats for the human guests. Four-legged guests should come dressed to the nines for a costume contest. First-, secondand third-place prizes will be awarded to the best-dressed pooch. Judging will be held at 2:30 p.m. It will be a great birthday and welcome home celebration, so mark you calendar and dont forget your furry friends leash, added Schuyler. Jewel photos provided There will be a costume contest with przes for the best dressed dogs
CROW Calendar Of EventsThe Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) has specialty programs available for residents and visitors. Meet the staff and learn what it takes to rescue, rehabilitate and release wildlife in Southwest Florida. For reservations, contact David Waszmer, Visitor Education Center and gift shop manager at 472-3644 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. CROW is located at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Friday, April 6, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $25 per person, advance registration required Wildlife Walk with Rehabilitators and Staff (hospital tour). Wildlife Walks are approximately 1.5 hours: a 45-minute presentation with a 45-minute tour. Not recommended for children under the age of 13. Photography opportunity following the tour with an animal ambassador. Friday, April 6, 11 a.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Why Animals Come to CROW (daily presentation). Whether animals are sick, injured or orphaned, CROW aims to lead in their recovery. From fishing line entanglement to abducted babies, this presentation will address the most likely reasons patients are admitted to the hospital. Friday, April 6, 2 to 3:30 p.m. $25 per person, advance registration required Wildlife Walk with Rehabilitators and Staff (hospital tour). Wildlife Walks are approximately 1.5 hours: a 45-minute presentation with a 45-minute tour. Not recommended for children under the age of 13. Photography opportunity following the tour with an animal ambassador. Friday, April 6, 2 p.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida (daily presentation). Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Saturday, April 7, 11 a.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Baby Care at CROW (daily presentation). Wildlife parents are devoted to the care of their young and rarely abandon them. Juveniles found abandoned might actually be in a natural stage of develop.m.ent. Those needing assistance are placed in a specialized wing of the wildlife hospital and are provided supportive care around the clock until they are old enough to care for themselves. Saturday, April 7, 2 p.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums (daily presentation). Virginia opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Floridas wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Monday, April 9, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $25 per person, advance registration required Wildlife Walk with Rehabilitators and Staff (hospital tour). Wildlife Walks are approximately 1.5 hours: a 45-minute presentation with a 45-minute tour. Not recommended for children under the age of 13. Photography opportunity following the tour with an animal ambassador. Monday, April 9, 11 a.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises (daily presentation). The life of a gopher tortoise revolves around its burrow. These tortoises are found digging from southern Georgia to southeast Florida. Because of its contributions to the ecosystem, it is classified as a keystone species. CROWs presenter explains why they are admitted and how the medical staff treats this species. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Monday, April 9, 2 p.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge CROW Case of the Week (daily presentation). CROWs teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and share their favorite patient stories. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Tuesday, April 10, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $25 per person, advance registration required Wildlife Walk with Rehabilitators and Staff (hospital tour). Wildlife Walks are approximately 1.5 hours: a 45-minute presentation with a 45-minute tour. Not recommended for children under the age of 13. Photography opportunity following the tour with an animal ambassador. Tuesday, April 10, 11 a.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Patient Profiles: Birds of Prey (daily presentation). Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Tuesday, April 10, 2 p.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums (daily presentation). Virginia opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Floridas wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Tuesday, April 10, 4:15 p.m. adults $10, teens $5, age 12 and under no charge, advance registration recommended Speaker Series: The Story of Ospreys (seasonal program), presented by Claudia Burns, International Osprey Foundation volunteer. Ospreys are large brown and white raptors who breed in Southwest Florida from December through April and can be seen diving for live fish in shallow waters throughout the area. Because they build their nests right out in the open, their behavior is easy to observe, but not always easy to understand. This presentation uses photos, videos and recorded vocalizations to explain osprey behavior. Wednesday, April 11, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $25 per person, advance registration required Wildlife Walk with Rehabilitators and Staff (hospital tour). Wildlife Walks are approximately 1.5 hours: a 45-minute presentation with a 45-minute tour. Not recommended for children under the age of 13. Photography opportunity following the tour with an animal ambassador. Wednesday, April 11, 11 a.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Wildlife Rescue 101 (daily presentation). After a patient stabilizes in the hospital, CROWs rehabilitation staff provides them with a combination of balanced diet, husbandry and physical therapy. Supportive care is necessary to ensure success during the final stage in the rehabilitation process. Ask the staff how they work their magic. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Wednesday, April 11, 2 to 3:30 p.m. $25 per person, advance registration required Wildlife Walk with Rehabilitators and Staff (hospital tour). Wildlife Walks are approximately 1.5 hours: a 45-minute presentation with a 45-minute tour. Not recommended for children under the age of 13. Photography opportunity following the tour with an animal ambassador. Wednesday, April 11, 2 p.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Patient Profiles: Birds of Prey (daily presentation). Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Thursday, April 12, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $25 per person, advance registration required Wildlife Walk with Rehabilitators and Staff (hospital tour). Wildlife Walks are approximately 1.5 hours: a 45-minute presentation with a 45-minute tour. Not recommended for children under the age of 13. Photography opportunity following the tour with an animal ambassador. Thursday, April 12, 11 a.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums (daily presentation). Virginia opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Floridas wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Thursday, April 12, 2 to 3:30 p.m. $25 per person, advance registration required Wildlife Walk with Rehabilitators and Staff (hospital tour). Wildlife Walks are approximately 1.5 hours: a 45-minute presentation with a 45-minute tour. Not recommended for children under the age of 13. Photography opportunity following the tour with an animal ambassador. Thursday, April 12, 2 p.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Species Profile: Snakes of Southwest Florida (daily presentation). Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes, only six of which are venomous. Although there is a widespread fear and misunderstanding of this animal, most species are harmless to humans and form vital links in the ecosystem. Snakes are extremely valuable because they are efficient at monitoring pest populations without relying on chemical pesticides which can degrade the environment and harm other animal species. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201822 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
23 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Garden Club Members Tour Botanical Sites March was a busy month for members of the Shell Islands Garden Club, with many members on the move. Instead of a regular meeting, club members carpooled to view a peek at two local gardens whose owners clearly love them and enjoy sharing them. Each garden has its own special feel and is vastly different from one another. Owners Lucy Roth and Merrill Taylor were on hand to welcome the ladies and answer questions. The following week, 18 members of the club traveled by bus to the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota. Selby Gardens is known for its orchid and bromeliad collection as well as special exhibitions. The current special exhibit features Andy Warhol, who created over 10,000 flower images in his lifetime. Members were amazed at this aspect of Warhols career outside of his famous Campbells Soup can art. Lunch followed at Troyers Dutch Heritage restaurant. Two more months remain for regular club meetings, which are held on the second Tuesday of the month at The Community House. A small group of year-round residents meet during the summer for lunch and excursions. Anyone interested in membership should contact president Gerri Perkins at 201-400-2078 or email@example.com. Longtime Sanibel resident Ann Walter in the garden of Merrill Taylor photos provided Shell Islands Garden Club members at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201824 239.472.2625 OverEasyCafeSanibel.com Bring your pup and come sip, sniff and mingle amongst friends on the Over Easy Patio. 239-395-1464 IslandPaws.com YAPPY HOUR Friday, April 6th from 5-7 pm Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road The FINAL dog-friendly event will feature plenty of surprises and excitement to end the season. Beer, Wine, Doggy Treats and Fun! Hosted by Island Paws and Over Easy Cafe Gear Guide: Kayaks, Part IIby Ocean Tribe PaddlersLast week, we talked about recreational touring kayaks. This week, we will continue our exploration of kayaks pertinent to the waters of Southwest Florida; sea kayaks. Sea kayaks are the higher-performance, larger sibling of recreational touring kayaks. They are designed for open ocean expeditions. Sea kayaks look like longer, thinner versions of recreational touring kayaks, but there are some subtle elements that make them an entirely different craft. Sea kayaks are far narrower, which improves their ability to cut through the water. Their more pronounced bow is designed to carve through higher surf, but can become a hindrance in very high winds, as it tends to act like a sail. Sea kayaks also tend to be much longer than recreational touring kayaks, which makes them faster, but harder to turn. As a result, they tend to come with rudders or skegs. Rudders are flat pieces, typically made of plastic, that attach to the stern of the kayak. They are connected to foot pedals by wires. By depressing one foot or the other, one can steer the kayak left or right while maintaining a consistent forward stroke. Skegs are similar to rudders, but serve a slightly different function. They can be raised or lowered to aid in staying on a straight course. In other words, they are designed to prevent turning. Skegs are particularly helpful in high cross winds. If you are mainly interested in paddling around calm, protected waters, a recreational touring kayak is probably your best choice. For paddlers feeling the call of the open ocean, consider purchasing a sea kayak. Or, if you want to do it all, maybe you need one of each. Happy paddling! Ocean Tribe Paddlers is a club that helps the Southwest Florida paddling community better explore, enjoy and understand the ocean. Visit www. oceantribepaddlers.org or follow on Facebook to learn more. Free Guided Beach Walk Next SaturdayOn Saturday, April 7, Sanibel Sea School will offer a free community beach walk. The walk will be guided by Sam Lucas, a marine educator who is also the organizations conservation initiative coordinator. This walk will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about some of the items that commonly wash ashore on the beaches. This is our last community beach walk of the season, so its a great day to join us if you have not yet attended, said Lucas. Recent strong winds have blown many interesting objects ashore, so there will be plenty to look at and learn about, she added. To join the walk, meet at Sanibel Sea Schools Flagship Campus, located at 455 Periwinkle Way, at 9 a.m. The walk will last approximately two hours, but you are welcome to come and go at your leisure. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Sanibel Sea School is a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to improve the oceans future, one person at a time. To learn more, visit www. sanibelseaschool.org. Final Audubon Bird Walk Of The Season At Lighthouse BeachBirding enthusiasts are invited to look for migrating warblers and other songbirds on the next Sanibel-Captiva Audubon bird walk, scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 7. Participants will meet at Lighthouse Beach in the Sanibel Fishing Pier parking lot at 8 a.m. Non-resident parking is $5 per hour. These bird walks are open to the public and all levels of experience. The suggested donation is $5. For more information, visit www.san-capaudubon.org. Prothonotary warbler photo by France Paulsen
25 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Robby and Robert Barnier caught seven pompano, seven sea trout and one bluefish off the beach on March 26 while visiting Sanibel Island. One of our best beach fishing days ever! they said. Robby Barnier photo provided Fish Caught Do Swenson, visiting from Columbia, Missouri, found a junonia within a half mile of the Sanibel Lighthouse while staying at Periwinkle Park on March 31. I was so surprised to uncover this early Easter gift from God in a tide pool at low tide, said Swenson. Shell Found Do Swenson photo by A. Ziehl Dana, Crosby, Sawyer and Sean Rohloff, visiting from Malone, Wisconsin, found a junonia on March 30 while staying at Sanibel Island Beach Resort. We didnt know what we had until we looked up the shells we found at end of the day, the family said. Shell Found Dana, Crosby, Sawyer and Sean Rohloff photo by A. Ziehl
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201826 Island RestaurantEnjoy Indoor & Outdoor Dining in a Casual and Friendly Atmosphere.Lunch & Dinner11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.Happy Hour Daily4 to 6 p.m.239-472-02232055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Located in the Forever Green Shopping Center www.CipsPlace.comW G A R D L P F F T Or Af Jean Le Boeuf, News-Press food Happy Hour at Sw eet Melissa s Cafe!DISCOUNTED BEER, WINE, COCKTAILS + FOOD1625 Periwinkle Way Sanibel FL 239.472.1956 sweetmelissascaf e.com End your day with a k.o.!MONDA Y THRU FRIDAY, FROM 4 PM. LUNCH SERVED M-F 11:30 AM 2:30 PM submitted by Leah Biery Sanibel Sea School has partnered with Child Care of Southwest Florida (CCSWFL) to provide meaningful ocean learning opportunities for landlocked children in our region. Kids in the CCSWFL after school programs will interact with the Sea Schools marine science educators twice each month, once in their classroom and once during a field-based experience at the beach. The group enjoyed its first visit to Causeway Islands Park in mid-March. During the field trip, participants had a chance to swim and practice using a seine net. They caught and released pinfish, Atlantic silversides and comb jellies. Ive never seen a group so excited to try the net, said educator Char Cadow. These kids would have seined all day, if time allowed. The students have already started a countdown to the date of their next visit. This partnership is made possible by Sanibel Sea Schools donor-supported scholarship fund, which also funds partnerships with the Gladiolus Center for Learning and Development, the Heights Foundation, the Pine Manor Improvement Association, the PACE Center for Girls, Lee and Hendry County Schools and others. Sanibel Sea School is a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to improve the oceans future, one person at a time. Learn more at www. sanibelseaschool.org. CCSWFLs mission is to strengthen and enhance the lives of children and their families by providing affordable and exceptional childhood education and nutrition. More information is available at www. ccswfl.org. From page 1Strauss Theaterfell in love with it, said Pankow, who was chosen by the plays director Bill Taylor to portray the nameless protagonist with a tough, cocky selfsatisfaction. The story of being a soldier, a mother and wife spoke to me. I am honored to be telling this story. In the plays first half, Pankows character describes the rush she gets in flight, and the easy camaraderie she shares with fellow (and mostly male) pilots. Shes a woman who is as happy in her skin as she is in her flight suit. So, shes taken by surprise when she finds herself falling for a man one that is not intimidated by her tough-guy job and unexpectedly becomes pregnant. Suddenly, her life changes as she is forced to be grounded and reassigned to fly drones in a windowless trailer in the Las Vegas desert. The boundaries between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away begin to blur as pressure to track a high-profile target mounts. There are so many important messages within this story, so I hope the audience will leave asking questions, and it sparks conversations, said Pankow. It truly examines aspects of being a wife or mother or soldier that forces you to ask questions. Grounded will target assumptions about war, family and the power of storytelling. Pankow earned a masters degree in fine arts from the University of Florida and first appeared on the Strauss stage two years ago in A Christmas Carol. She also appeared in the recent production of Noises Off at the Strauss and has expanded her career across the country over the past couple of years. I love performing at the BIG ARTS Strauss Theater, said Pankow. The audiences are always great. There will be an opening reception at 6:30 p.m. on April 11 and the curtain goes up at 7:30 p.m. The BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater is located at 2200 Periwinkle Way. Grounded has been generously sponsored by Baileys General Store. Char Cadow used a seine net with students from CCSWFL photo providedSea School Partners With Child Care Of Southwest Florida
27 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Naturalists Advise: Treat Beach Visits Like A Questby Jeff LysiakDuring last weeks Friday Lecture Series presentation at the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, professional naturalists Blair and Dawn Witherington shared their extensive knowledge of sea turtles and Florida conservation efforts with a capacity crowd during two lectures at the Visitor & Education Center. The husband and wife team discussed their mutual compulsion to seek, collect, catalog, photograph, identify and research the diversity of Floridas beaches. Over their 20 years together, the couples quest has left sandy footprints from the Florida Panhandle south through the Keys and northward to the Georgia border. We think that its important for kids to have a broad experience outdoors, said Blair Witherington, a conservation programs manager for Disneys animal programs. Theres lots that we can do to get kids out in nature. The Witheringtons have authored five books on natural history topics, including Floridas Living Beaches: A Beachcombers Guide, Floridas Seashells, Living Beaches of Georgia and the Carolinas: A Beachcombers Guide and Seashells of Georgia and the Carolinas: A Beachcombers Guide During his PowerPoint presentation, Blair suggested to the crowd that when visiting the beach, take the opportunity to notice that every time, youre going to experience something different. There are lots of things that are happening on our beaches and to our beaches, he said. No two beaches are exactly the same, and on any given day, the beach is literally alive with animals that live on the beach, live near the beach or fly above the beach. A graphic design artist and scientific illustrator trained at the art institutes of Colorado and Fort Lauderdale, Dawn continued on page 30 Professional naturalist Blair Witherington speaking to a capacity crowd at the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge photos by Jeff Lysiak The Witheringtons recommended MacArthur State Park in North Palm Beach, Florida as the best place in the state to see leatherback sea turtles laying their eggs
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201828 Groovy Good Times At Beer In The Bushes From left, Lisa Newmeyer-Cochrane, Jeff Siwicke, Jenny Evans and Alex Murray welcoming guests to Beer in the Bushes, the annual fundraiser for the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, held on March 31 photos by Jeff Lysiak Clark and Pam Rambo Jeff and Tami Trueheit Keller Williams with More Than A Little performing R&B-flavored funk dance music From left, Mary Jane and Bob Vinson, Tom and Verni Libonate, and Red and Kristie Anders From left, Stefanie and Stephen Plein with Stacie Thompson and Michael Thompson From left, Joe Salatino, Lisa Ann and Bob Miller, and Kerry Salatino Vanessa Queenie Viglione and Rev. John Cedarleaf
29 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Jack Sheahan and Whitney Wolanin-Sheahan Ron and Phyllis Gibson From left, Dr. Jose H. Leal, Kimberly Nealon and Laura Lysiak From left, Allison and Ralph Quillen with Mary Ellen and Eric Pfeiffer From left, Linda Hooper, Bob Fisher and Dee Serage-Century Brown Bag Brass Band wandered the Nature Center grounds The boardwalk leading to the SCCF Nature Center main building Event founder Jeff Siwicke and Robin L. Cook from The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201830 AIRPORT & LOCAL SERVICEwww.IslandTaxi.com firstname.lastname@example.org 239-472-4888 More Than a Ride! Call Madeline for Reservations Biking, Hiking And Crafts On Tap For Earth DayBike or hike Wildlife Drive for free, watch a free film, and take advan tage of free upcycle projects at this years Earth Day on Satur day, April 21 at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel. The refuge will celebrate the 48th an niversary of Earth Day in partnership with Ding Darling W ildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) and Tarpon Bay Explorers, the refuges official recreation concession. The mornings highlights include earth-friendly, upcycled crafts to take home and a ranger-led bike tour. Throughout the day, guests can meet Bagzilla, a bag monster dressed in the average persons annual plastic bag consumption, and take advantage of free bike rentals from Tarpon Bay Explorers, located two miles south of the Ding Darling Visitor & Education Center. In the afternoon, watch the awardwinning film STRAWS, a 30-minute documentary about plastic straw litter and how you can make a sea of change one straw at a time. Below is the full schedule for earth-friendly and free fun throughout the day: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wildlife Drive is open free to bikers and hikers only ($5 fee per motor vehicle). 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free bike rentals provided by Tarpon Bay Explorers. Note: Renters must pick up bikes at Tarpon Bay Explorers, two miles from the Visitor & Education Center. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ongoing earth-friendly crafts in the Visitor & Education Center. Make and take upcycled crafts home. 9:30 a.m. Bike the Refuge Tour (four miles). Bike enthusiasts, bring your bicycle or pick up one from Tarpon Bay and join a ranger on the Wildlife Drive/Indigo Trail loop to learn about wildlife and ecology at the refuge. 1 p.m. Film STRAWS free showing; take home a free paper straw. Throughout the day: Meet Bagzilla, an incarnate reminder of our plastic addiction. For more information on Earth Day at the Refuge, call 472-1100 or visit dingdarlingsociety.org. Make upcyled earth crafts to take home throughout Earth Day at the refuge photo providedFrom page 27QuestWitheringtons artwork and original designs are prominent in natural history books, posters and museum exhibits, and a line of sea-themed greeting cards. In order to make your beach-going experiences more compelling and memorable, the couple suggested treating each visit like a quest. Create a wish list of animals or vegetation that youd like to see, or plan a personal scavenger hunt of seashells youd like to find. Find something that sparks your curiosity, which is the greatest tool to find your own happiness, noted Blair. And keep in mind that everything has its own story to tell. Along with creating your own quest, the couple suggested that planning a proper strategy including the places, seasons, tidal cycle, area of the beach being explored and the weather may help you in completing each quest. After a big storm is a really good time to visit the beach, they said. It can really stir things up. The Witheringtons recently released the second edition of Floridas Living Beaches: A Guide for the Curious Beachcomber which was widely praised by those who enjoy exploring the nature of beaches. This comprehensive guide has even more to satisfy the curious beachcomber, including expanded content and additional accounts with more than 1,800 full-color photographs, maps and illustrations. Following their presentations, the Witheringtons signed copies of their books in front of the Refuge Nature Store. Proceeds from Nature Store sales directly benefit refuge wildlife, education and research. Sea Turtles of the World poster by Dawn Witherington image provided
31 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Welcome to Jerrys of SanibelHello Shoppers of Sanibel, When you shop Jerrys of Sanibel youll experience much more than just quality grocery shopping and dining at Jerrys Restaurant. There are just enough shops at Jerrys to turn an ordinary day into an extraordinary day. Before shopping at Jerrys Foods, you can enjoy the wonderful courtyard to relax with family and friends; its a little piece of paradise teeming with colorful exotic birds! Stop by and say hello! Regards, Jerrys of Sanibel 1700 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 rfntbfn rf nfttfbnnnrrf ntbnr rnrnnfrtbr r nfttf fb nftt nftf t nfttrf f f tntb tt fttt fttbnr 2018-04-05_SAN_Print.indd 1 4/3/18 9:06 AM Check out our new look!
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201832 Fresh ingredients, simplicity, love... the recipe for a treasured dining experience Chef/Owner AJ Black7 Days 5-10 pm 751 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island, FL Reservations Suggested www.iltesoro.net 239-395-4022 FINE ITALIAN CUISINEIL TESORO RISTORANTEinspired by Island Fare in a bistro styleVOTED BEST CHEFBEST OF THE ISLANDS AWARDTASTE OF THE ISLANDS IRON CHEF WINNER AJ BLACKCelebrating Our 10 Year AnniversaryExtensive New Wine List Tasting Menu 1 oz coee-rubbed ribeye steak. NOW SERVING DINNER! Dec 15-May 1 Dinner Reservations Recommended The Community HouseRosemaryby Resident Chef Jarred HarrisRosemary is a perennial evergreen herb. It is one of the most versatile herbs available. It can be used for culinary and medicinal purposes. This fragrant herb is member of the mint family and produces beautiful blue flowers. I grow rosemary in my garden because I like to cook with it, it attracts bees and it deters pests such as rats and mosquitos. Rosemary gets its name from the Latin word Rosmarinus, which means dew of the sea or sea mist. Wild rosemary can be found growing on coastal cliffs in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and North Africa. Ancient Greeks believed that rosemary could help strengthen the memory, and they also used it to treat toothaches, headaches and flatulence. The Romans used rosemary infusions to treat jaundice and as a digestive aid. Rosemary has many health benefits. It contains vitamin C, iron, magnesium and zinc. Rosemary also contains volatile oils which are stimulating and increase brain alertness. In fact, certain types of rosemary infused teas are better stimulants than coffee. In addition, rosemary has antiseptic properties and has been used for years to treat cold sores, sore throat, canker sores and help treat the symptoms of colds and flu. Rosemary oil is used to treat skin ir ritations and bruises because it helps speed up the healing pr ocess. Because rosemary oil stimulates circulation, it is used to treat aching joints and muscle pain. If you are an avid cook, try a little rosemary in your recipes that have thyme in them. The two herbs together add a unique richness to the flavor of the dish. If you are not a foodie, here is a simple recipe to try. Rosemary and Lemon Meringues Ingredients 4 large egg whites (at room temperature) tsp. cream of tartar cup granulated sugar 1 tsp. fresh rosemary (chopped very fine) Zest of lemon Method Preheat oven to 200F. Line a baking tray with grease proof or parchment paper. Using a stand mixer with a whisk attachment, add the egg whites and cream of tartar to the mixing bowl and whisk on medium speed until the whites start to become foamy. Increase the mixer speed and gradually add the sugar 1 tbsp. at a time. Mix until the whites are glossy and stiff peaks are formed. Gently fold in the rosemary and lemon zest and blend well. Using a tablespoon, spoon the me ringues onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake for 2 hours. T urn the oven off and let the meringues stay in the oven for another hour (alternately, the meringues can be placed in a 175F oven and cooked overnight). Remove the meringues from the oven and serve with fresh berries and whipped cream. Meringues can be stored in an airtight container for a week. Resident Chef Jarred Harris heads the Culinary Education Center at The Community House on Sanibel. For volunteer opportunities or questions, contact him at kitchen@sanibelcommuni tyhouse.net or call 472-2155. Top Ten Books1. Year I Was Peter the Great by Marvin Kalb 2. F lash! Writing the Very Short Story by John Dufresne 3. S hell of a Problem by Jennifer Schiff 4. D ame and the Sanibel Sunset Detective by Ron Base 5. Ali ce Network by Kate Quinn 6. A re You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber 7. L ittle Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng 8. 1 00 Things to do Before You Die in Sanibel & Captiva by Nancy Hamilton 9. L ittle French Bistro by Nina George 10. S anibel Sunset Detective by Ron BaseCourtesy of MacIntosh Books and Paper. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS Restaurant owners/managers, please email or fax any changes to your entertainment schedule to email@example.com or 395-2299. Il Cielo has live entertainment with Scott McDonald on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Island Cow on Periwinkle Way has live entertainment on Friday with Dan Confrey. Peter Redpath plays on Saturday. On Sunday, its Dan Confrey. Sea Breeze Caf at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa has live island style entertainment on Mondays. Traders Gulf Coast Grill & Gifts has live entertainment on Tuesday and Thursday with the Danny Morgan Band. Chris Workman plays on Wednesday. Traditions on the Beach at Island Inn has live entertainment on Friday with Woody Brubaker and Marvilla Marzan. Dusk Duo performs on Saturday and Wednesday. Woody Brubaker plays on Sunday. Mike Arnone performs on Monday. Woody Brubaker and Kathy Buda play on Tuesday. On Thursday, its Busted Stuff.
33 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Vice President Visits Sanibel Marina Vice President Mike Pence pictured with Myton Ireland, owner of Gramma Dots at the Sanibel Marina. Pence made a stop at Gramma Dots on April 2 during his Easter vacation on the island. photo by Liz Lombardo The Launch Supports Coastal ConservationCoastal Keepers held their annual fundraiser, The Launch, on March 24 at The Community House. The well-attended celebration included dinner and drinks, silent and live auc tions, a 50/50 raffle and musical enter tainment. All proceeds from the event w ill support local conservation initiatives on Sanibel and Captiva. In addition to enjoying a festive evening, guests at The Launch learned about Coastal Keepers goals and priorities. We want to increase awareness of the impacts that humans have on beaches, water quality and marine habitats in our region, and help citizens become more effective stewards of the ocean, said Sam Lucas, conservation initiative coordinator for the organization. Current Coastal Keepers initiatives include Bring Your Own Bag and Strawless on Sanibel. Both educational campaigns are designed to decrease the amount of single-use, disposable plastic consumed and discarded in the area, and to provide simple alternatives for citizens. The Launch provided the per fect opportunity to introduce ourselves t o the community, share our story, and tell people about the exciting projects we are planning, said Lucas. Stay tuned, because we will be announcing a few more initiatives very soon. Coastal Keepers, formerly the Sanibel-Captiva Chapter of START, cre ates and implements local conservation i nitiatives that promote and improve the future of marine resources, and the coastal heritage. To learn more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.sancapcoastalkeepers.org. Coastal Keepers would like to thank its partners in conservation: Baileys General Store; Bank of the Islands; Dan Hahn Custom Builders, Inc.; Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille; Eye Centers of Florida; Gulf Coast Landscaping; Hans Wilson & Associates, Inc.; Island Condo Maintenance; Island Sun newspaper; Jensens Marina; John Grey Painting; Karen Bell & The Bell Team; Lee County Electrical Cooperative; MacIntosh Books & Paper; Pavese Law Firm; Sanibel Caf; Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts; Sanibel Captiva Community Bank; Sanibel Catering Company by Baileys; Sanibel Design Center; Sanibel Fresh; Sanibel Gear; Sanibel Sea School; Sanibel Siesta; Soon Come Landscaping, Inc.; Sundial Beach Resort & Spa; The Bait Box; The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company; Tim Smith Brick Pavers, LLC.; and Wilbur Smith Law Firm.
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201834 SUN Book ReviewThe Complete Diaries Of Young Arthur Conan Doyleby Di SaggauSanibel author John Raffensperger had five books published in less than a year. I first reviewed The Education of a Surgeon in March of 2017 and Dont Hang My Friend a few months ago. Now I am going to attempt to review The Complete Diaries of Young Arthur Conan Doyle, which is three books in one. Its a whopper and is a must read for all mystery lovers, especially those who are Sherlock Holmes fans. The book includes three adventure books, Adventures in the Wild West in 1878, Adventures in Russia 1881, and Adventures in America 1883. The three diaries grew out of an article Raffensperger published in a surgical journal titled Was the Real Sherlock Holmes a Pediatric Surgeon? Dr. Joseph Bell, an Edinburgh surgeon and the inspiration for Sherlock Holmes was the first surgeon to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh. He pioneered many operations for children. The three diaries all start with a medical diagnostic problem and there are operations, criminal problems, most with a medical background in all three stories. Each is linked to political conspiracies. The first book details how Doyle, at the age of 19, and Dr. Bell come to America on a secret forensic mission to solve a string of grisly and mysterious murders. In each murder, the thyroid gland has been removed from the body. The book involves Doyles real-life contemporaries, including Robert Louis Stevenson, Allen Pinkerton and Henry Ward Beecher whose sister authored Uncle Toms Cabin. Its an exciting mix of murder, mystery and literary history with a little humor thrown in for good measure. Adventures in Russia, the second of the lost diaries takes place when Doyle was a 22-year-old student at the University of Edinburgh Medical School. He serves as a British spy along with Bell as they journey to St. Petersburg, to save the czar from being assasinated. Famous people also appear including Dostoyesky and Rasputin. The third diary was written in 1883 while Doyle was a young doctor starting out in his career. Again Doyle is serving as a British spy along with Bell. The diary tells how the two journey to America to stop a series of murders and what could escalate into a world war. This time characters include Herman Melville and Oscar Wilde. The diaries detail how Doyle was inspired by Dr. Bell to create Sherlock Holmes and how the two of them work as a Holmes and Watson-like team going on secret forensic missions with global impact. Robert Rotenberg, author of Stranglehold, says Think Sherlock Holmes meets Huck Finn with a bit of Treasure Island and Peter Pan thrown in for good luck. What a fun read and a great adventure. I loved all three and couldnt put them down. The book is the combined effort of Dr. John Raffensperger and Professor Richard Krevolin. School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, My daughter will be going to high school next fall and I really dont know what to expect academically. I know high school is difficult for so many kids, and I want to know if there is anything we can do to prepare? Claudia V, Fort Myers Beach Claudia, High school is a time of increasing independence socially, emotionally and academically too. Learning to apply knowledge to real life situations and becoming independent thinkers are important high school tasks. The goal is for them to graduate with the skills they need to be ready for college or a career. All states have educational standards where they define the learning goals by subject and grade that every student is expected to achieve. To keep your child on track for graduation, Ive listed some of the basics of what your child is expected to learn in high school. Your childs teachers should be able to tell you their strengths and weaknesses and that will allow you to do some remedial work with your child if necessary. In high school, theres an emphasis on reading and thinking critically, and kids are expected to become critical readers and writers. They read classic works of literature like The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck as well as modern pieces like The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri. They compare, contrast and examine the different types of writing and look for common themes. They also focus more on historical texts. High school students writing focuses less on summarizing and more on providing thoughts and opinions about what theyve read and learned. They also work on editing and writing multiple drafts of reports and papers. The following activities are typically used to strengthen language and literacy in high school: Demonstrate an understanding of figurative language and how its used in writing to give a text more than one meaning Talk or write about what they read; support ideas and opinions using specific examples about the text both explicit and implied Analyze the reasoning used in historical documents Take a side or point of view on an issue; support it using reasoning, facts and other evidence Do shortand long-term research projects; present the information in writing, and orally, with graphics or as a video presentation Participate in group discussions by listening, presenting ideas and responding to other peoples thoughts In high school, kids build on the math skills they learned in middle school to gain a more in-depth understanding of algebra and geometry. They use math to solve real-world problems and start seeing how mathematical ideas connect to one another. Activities like these support high school math skills: Create and solve math problems that have two or more unknown variables Understand the difference between correlation and causation Recognize that math problems can be solved in more than one way Use mathematical functions and formulas to describe the relationship between two numbers Use probability to predict what will happen and to make sense of data Prove mathematical statements (theorems) using formulas and statements that are known to be true Remember, that all students struggle with learning from time to time, however if your child struggles continually, you may want to talk with your childs teachers. Its never too early or too late to ask for extra help. Classroom accommodations, apps and a few changes at home could make a big difference. Shelley Greggs is adjunct faculty at Florida SouthWestern State College, where she teaches psychology and education courses. 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35 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Artist Returning For Critique At League MeetingAward winning artist Wanda Kemper will be the guest speaker at the Sanibel Captiva Art League meeting on Thursday, April 19 at The Community House. The meeting will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. and the public is welcome. This is the last meeting of the season for the art league. Kemper will be critiquing members and visitors paintings as she did at last years April meeting. I have many reasons to accept the gracious invitation to return this year to present my program; your community is beautiful, your members are talented, gracious and friendly, and I have an opportunity to make new art friends, said Kemper. Also, I love sharing my art knowledge and experiences with others as eager as I am to create beauty. Kemper has over 40 years of experi ence as a professional artist including 30 years as owner and operator of an art studio, three years as a retouch artist for a photographic studio, 10 years as an artist and art director for a stained glass studio, former curator of Blackhawk Gallery in Danville, California, and multiple awards and honors. Members and visitors are asked to bring one painting each for a lively and informa tive critique. Ive always been a cup half full person, so my natural instinct is to focus on all the wonderful and positive aspects of a work of art. I can honestly say, theres always something I can make a positive comment about, said Kemper. After I compliment on what the artist has done well, I look for areas that, if it were my art, I would make these adjustments. Kemper said, Sanibel is as interesting and charming a community as you will find anywhere in the country. It has natural as well as man-made beauty that is awe-inspiring to artists and anyone that appreciates beauty. Sanibel is worth what traffic delays may be encountered. All Sanibel Captiva Art League meet ings are free and open to the public. For mor e information, visit www.sancapart. com. The Community House is located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. Wanda Kemper photo provided Final Stories For Grownups Program FridayDr. Sidney B. Simon will be the final storyteller this season at First Friday Stories for Grownups at The Community House on Friday, April 6 from 2 to 3 p.m. Dr. Simon was the winner of the Angels of the Arts Award as the Lee County Literary Artist of the Year in 2011. In a review of an earlier Simon program, a reporter wrote: Whether the stories were long, or short, each one elicited laughs and familiar feelings due to Simons magic as a storyteller. The effortless way in which he wove tales from his own life with stories that have endeared themselves to him along the way had the audience amused and awed. Simon tells stories for the first half hour, and then he draws out stories from those present, usually triggered by one of his stories. You dont have to tell a story, but if one occurs to you, you might get the chance to share it. The Community House is located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. For more information, call 472-2483. Dr. Sidney B. Simon photo provided
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201836 Highlights Of Allegrini Wine Dinner SCA Fundraiser From left, Sherry Halleran, Trudy Williams, Neal Halleran, Julie Sharbaugh, Mary Jo and Ray Luebbers, Tom Sharbaugh and Tommy Williams attending the March 29 Allegrini Wine Dinner, a fundraiser for the Sanibel Community Association (SCA) held in the Founders Room of The Community House photos by Jeff Lysiak Tameka and Kyli Figures Calli Johnson and Porter Goss From left, Richard Johnson with Donna and Lewis Gould From left, Tyler Haas, Robert Teutsch, Ana Kimak-Rice and Pat and Don Beckett offering a toast
37 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Lions Club Arts And Crafts Fair WinnersThe Sanibel Captiva Lions Club announces the winning artists of the 35th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair Works were judged by three artists from the Sanibel Captiva Art League, who looked for original creations in three categories Two-Dimensional Art, ThreeDimensional Art and Creative Crafts. Linda Huppert was named Best in Show and took first place in the Creative Crafts category. We congratulate Linda on her wins, said Lion Bill Sartoris. These talented artists make the fair a place to find quality, one-of-a-kind items and we appreciate all of them for taking part. The Creative Crafts category was rounded out by Gisela Damandl in second place, and Arlyne and Richard Julao in third place. Geoff Coe earned first place in Two-Dimensional Art with AJ and Jack Ferrel taking second place and Anne Schroeder in third. First place in Three-Dimensional Art went to Maureen Compagnoni with Walter Harper earning second and Leo and Karin Villaroman in third. Works are judged by four photos submitted by the artists with their ap plication and a visit from the judges on the first day of the fair Work must be original, made with quality and appear to be done by the artist or artists. It also must be handmade, which primarily applies to jewelry and creative crafts. The idea is to identify items that are truly creations of the artist and not a mass produced item or simply a re-seller of merchandise, explained Sartoris. The Lions Arts & Crafts Fair is the clubs biggest fundraiser of the year and benefits various Sanibel charities, vision and hearing based charities and local scholarships. It features more than 100 artists on the grounds of The Community House plus a selection of raffle and silent auction items inside. Royal Shell donated two bicycles with baskets to the raffle and, this year, the silent auction featured artwork by Sanibel artists Myra Roberts, Peter Zell and from the estate of Gordon Coughlin, said Lion John Ahlin. Many local businesses generously donate to make a great auction and raffle. Silent auction donors included: Sanybels Finest, Lily & Co. Jewelers, Spatini, The Pecking Order, Cips Place, Traders 2, The Sandbar, Eileen Fisher, Sanibel Wellness, Bleu Rendezvous, The Great White Grill, Traders, Forever Green Ace Hardware, Jerrys Foods, Crackerbox, and Beachview Tennis Club. This years fair was a tremendous success, said Lion Tom Nachazel, club president. It takes one year of planning and more than 50 Lion volunteers to produce the fair each year. We couldnt do it without the support of residents, businesses, City of Sanibel and Sanibel Police Department, said Nachazel. The Sanibel Captiva Lions have dinner meetings on the first and third Wednesday of each month at The Community House. Visiting Lions are welcome. Anyone interested in joining can contact member ship chairman Lion Steve Schulz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 233-6261. Artist Linda Huppert, right, won Best in Show and first place in the Creative Crafts category at the Sanibel Captiva Lions Club Arts & Crafts Fair photos provided Royal Shell donated two bicycles with baskets for the raffle Several local businesses donated items for the silent auction 1244 Periwinkle Way | Sanibel Island, Florida 33957 | (239) 472-5555ILCIELOSANIBEL.COM A Dynamic Culinary ExperienceIN A CASUAL,ELEGANT SETTING Enjoy a one-of-a-kind Sanibel dining experience featuring Art Deco inspired indoor dining, live piano music nightly and unparalleled service by an approachable team. All meals are prepared daily with sustainable, fresh from Florida fish, produce, grass-finished beef, lamb and free-range chicken. 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Il Cielo provides the most creative and comprehensive Farm to Fork experience on Sanibel Island.Monday Sunday, 4:30 to 9pm | Happy Hour Menu, 4:30 to 6pm | Scott McDonald on Piano Tuesday Sunday, 7pm Serving Sunday Brunch Beginning December 11th, 11am to 2pm (Excluding Holidays) Contemporary American Cuisine Award Winning DiningVoted Best Fine Dining Four Years in a Row! Voted Best Seafood and Taste of the Taste 1244 Periwinkle Way | Sanibel Island, Florida 33957 | (239) 472-5555ILCIELOSANIBEL.COM A Dynamic Culinary ExperienceIN A CASUAL,ELEGANT SETTINGEnjoy a one-of-a-kind Sanibel dining experience featuring Art Deco inspired indoor dining, live piano music nightly and unparalleled service by an approachable team. All meals are prepared daily with sustainable, fresh from Florida fish, produce, grass-finished beef, lamb and free-range chicken. Il Cielo provides the most creative and comprehensive Farm to Fork experience on Sanibel Island.Monday Sunday, 4:30 to 9pm | Happy Hour Menu, 4:30 to 6pm | Scott McDonald on Piano Tuesday Sunday, 7pm Serving Sunday Brunch Beginning December 11th, 11am to 2pm (Excluding Holidays) Contemporary American Cuisine Award Winning DiningVoted Best Fine Dining Four Years in a Row! Voted Best Seafood and Taste of the Taste 1244 Periwinkle Way | Sanibel Island, Florida 33957 | (239) 472-5555ILCIELOSANIBEL.COM A Dynamic Culinary ExperienceIN A CASUAL,ELEGANT SETTING Enjoy a one-of-a-kind Sanibel dining experience featuring Art Deco inspired indoor dining, live piano music nightly and unparalleled service by an approachable team. All meals are prepared daily with sustainable, fresh from Florida fish, produce, grass-finished beef, lamb and free-range chicken. Il Cielo provides the most creative and comprehensive Farm to Fork experience on Sanibel Island.Monday Sunday, 4:30 to 9pm | Happy Hour Menu, 4:30 to 6pm | Scott McDonald on Piano Tuesday Sunday, pmServing Sunday Brunch Beginning December 11th, 11am to 2pm (Excluding Holidays) Contemporary American Cuisine Award Winning DiningVoted Best Fine Dining Four Years in a Row! Voted Best Seafood and Taste of the Taste
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201838 rfnf nrtbf frf nf frr nfnfr r BIG ARTS Monday Night Film SeriesJulietaby Di SaggauThe BIG ARTS Monday Night Movie for April 9 is Julieta, a Spanish drama from Pedro Almodovar that focuses on maternal love. Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antia They both suffer silently after the loss of Antias father and Julietas husband. But sometimes grief divides people rather than bring them closer together. When she turns 18, Antia without saying anything, after going on a religious retreat in the mountains abandons her mother. Julieta looks for her everywhere and discovers how little she knows of her daughter. The film is based on three stories by Alice Munro. Julieta is about a mothers struggle to survive uncertainty and also about guilt complexes and trying to understand what leads anyone to abandon the people they love. How can someone erase a loved one from their lives as if they had never meant anything, as if they had never existed? Julieta has hired private detectives to find Antia, to no avail. Julieta eventually runs into an old friend of her daughter and discovers Antia is still in Madrid. It is then we discover how many years it has been since Antia disappeared. Julieta rents an apartment in Madrid and writes letters to her absent daughter where she likens maternal love to an addiction. The second half of her story follows the familiar, agonizing stages of recovery, relapse and partial redemption. From the red curtain opening to the final scene, in which a ladybug-bright car navigates a twisting mountain road, the use of color is a dead giveaway that its an Almodovar film. Julieta runs 96 minutes and the moderator for the evening is Alan Ruben. Admission to BIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series is $10 and all screenings begin at 7 p.m. in Schein Performance Hall. Each film is followed by a complimentary reception and discussion. BIG ARTS is located at 900 Dunlop Road. Tickets are available at www.bigarts.org, at the door or by calling 395-0900. image provided As Sanibel Public Library enters Phase II of the Your Library Reimagined remodel project, the facility is open for normal operating hours. Popular services like computers and printers, high speed Wi-Fi, Children and Teen Space, newspapers, Reading Porch, used books for sale and reference services are available. The other half of the library is being renovated for a new Childrens Area, Book Sale Room and modular meeting places. The next phase is expected to open in early fall 2018. Stop by the library this month to see hundreds of beer tap handles, pilsners and brew ephemera on loan from Rick Goodrichs collection. Family Storytime for young readers and their caregivers will be held on Wednesdays at 10 a.m., then repeated at 1 p.m. This program helps develop pre-reading skills through songs and stories. The After-School Crew, for children in kindergarten to third grades will meet at 3 p.m. on Thursdays. Favorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books, games, crafts, plus a snack will be provided. Geared specifically for children in fourth through sixth grade, the AfterSchool Clique will meet on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. The group will be crafting, building, making and playing, with books and a snack thrown in. Weekly childrens programs are listed on the librarys online calendar. Library tech staff will also be running a demo of 3D printing and Virtual Reality, check the online calendar for dates and times. No registration is required for these programs. For more information, call 472-2483 or visit www.sanlib.org. Storytime at the Sanibel Public Library photo provided Programs At Sanibel Library
39 ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 PIZZA & WINGS CALL A AHEAD 472-2555Across from CVS in Palm Ridge Place~ OPEN ~ Mon. 7am-3pm Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 7am-8pm Fri & Sat. 7am-9pm Sun. Seasonal BOARS HEAD MEAT! FROZEN YOGURT & ICE CREAM Sanibel Deli & CoffeeF A C T O R Y CALL FOR DAILY SPECIALS472-9300 Daily Lunch Specials Salad Bar Take-Out or Eat In Breakfast Lunch Dinner Open Daily 6 a.m. 8:30 p.m.Restaurant & Deli Store Hours 6 a.m. 10 p.m. FULL DELI, BAKERY DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS COLD BEVERAGESCall us for your cookout, picnic and party needs. Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 Voted Best Sushi239-395-6005shimasushisteak.com Sundial Beach Resort & Spa 1451 Middle Gulf DriveFRESHLY PREPARED SUSHITO-GO!For Dine-In Visit Shima Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar 2463 Periwinkle Way The Sanibel Sprout Follow Us On facebook: Vegan Cafe and Juice Bar The Only Dockside Dining on Sanibel Located at the Sanibel Marina Specializing in Local Seafood We also feature Petite & 10 oz. Filet Mignons Dining Awards: 6 years running 472-8138 French Country Stews-To-Go 2430 Periwinkle Way www.bleurendezvous.com Coq au Vin (Chicken Stew) Boeuf Bourguignon (Beef Stew) Lapin au Vin Blanc (Rabbit Stew) Navarin D Agneau (Lamb Stew)Pick up hot & ready or cold to reheat later! We recommend calling ahead for groups of more than 4 guests. $20 per person, Call or Text 239-565-1608 to Order, Tues-Sat, Pick up 5-6 pm FAST A AND FRESH T TO GO To advertise call: 395-1213 Blueberry and Yogurt Breakfast Parfait p hoto courtesy Fresh From FloridaBlueberry and Yogurt Breakfast Parfait 2 pints fresh blueberries, rinsed 2 cups granola 3 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt cup blueberry jam cup water Fresh mint sprigs for garnish In a small mixing bowl, combine blueberry jam and water. Use a whisk to completely mix the jam and water together. In four parfait glasses, make layers using granola, yogurt and fresh blueberries. Evenly add one layer of the blueberry jam mixture. Top each parfait with fresh blueberries and garnish with mint. Serve cold.
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NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands VOL. 25, NO. 40 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA APRIL 6, 2018 BSECTION Weather and Tides pa ge 31Bsubmitted by Molly DowningIts rare that a Captiva Island building has survived intact 100 years of hur ricanes and development. So when the house belonging to Jenni Baer Terrill and her husband, Tom, turned 100 earlier this year, they wanted to celebrate its accomplishment. On a sunny evening in late March, they hosted a gathering of friends with connections to the house and family for a house tour and catered reception in the backyard. Their neighbor, Lee Childers, a director of the Captiva Island Historical Society (CIHS), initiated support from the organization for the event. The CIHS provided photographs from its continued on page 2BHistorical Society Holds Celebration For 100-Year-Old House On Captiva Front view of the historic Terrill house, built on Captiva in 1918 photo provided SCCF, Hospital To Benefit From Auction ItemWhether submitting bids remotely or during the SanCap Cares live auction, one lucky bidder will win a one-of-a-kind Jim Sprankle carving and other related items offered in this lot. This eastern screech owl carving will be auctioned off at SanCap Cares on Sunday, April 8. The piece was donated to the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) by Richard and Feyza Shipley and created by 2018 SCCF Brush continued on page 21B Richard and Feyza Shipley photo provided Jim Sprankles 2014 eastern screech owl carving photo by Skipp Tutor Local Celebrities Share Stories At Fundraiserby Jeff LysiakA panel discussion featuring three Southwest Florida celebrities NBC-2 news anchor Kellie Burns, Sanibels first mayor and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency Porter Goss, and best-selling author Randy Wayne White took place on March 29 at The Community House. During the three-hour event, a fund draiser for the Shipley Cardiothoracic Center at HealthPark Medical Center in Fort Myers, the trio shared stories of their good and not so good times on the worlds biggest stages. The con versation was moderated by Dr. Brian Hummel, FACS, a cardiothoracic sur geon at the groundbreaking medical center. Following an hour-long cocktail reception, the panel discussion dubbed Cause An Effect began with Dr. Hummel asking Burns, Goss and White about the current state of U.S.-Cuba relations. Goss shared that the early 60s Cuban Missle Crisis was the clos est weve come to nuclear war in my lifetime. He also joked that rumors of Cuban-made rum actually distilled in Puerto Rico are far-fetched. Its such a continued on page 4B From left, Dr. Brian Hummel, Kellie Burns, Porter Goss and Randy Wayne White during last weeks fundraiser for the Shipley Cardiothoracic Center, held at The Community House photo by Jeff Lysiak
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 20182B archives, volunteers for the event and a plaque donated to the Terrills to commemorate the centennial. The Terrills and Jennis late parents, Nan and Joe Baer, had also collected old photographs, a plat documenting a 1916 survey of the Lane Subdivision, and other historical memorabilia on display in the house. The celebration honored the house as well as the fond memories of the Baers, which were shared by many of the guests. The so-called Island House, built by FA Lane in 1918, was later owned by Pastor Rowell. The Baers bought it in 1978, and made modest renovations. The Terrills have added their own changes: Soft tropical colors enliven the decor. They opened the interior to much more light, while completely respecting the antique bones of the historic structure. Over the years the family has rented the second floor suite to well-known island residents including Paul McCarthy, owner of McCarthys Marina; Doris Schoonmaker, a painter from Booth Bay Harbor, Maine; Jay Halvorson, Captiva Fire Chief and his wife, Karen; Sean Kilgore, a Captiva fireman and his wife, Beth; and Naomi Pastor, librarian at the Captiva Memorial Library. The plaque in the yard will acknowledge the rich history of this unique landmark on Captiva. Tom Libonate, president of CIHS board of directors, presenting the commemorative plaque to the Terrills Jenni and Tom Terrill shared the history of the 100-year-old house photos provided From page 1BHistorical Society
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ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 20184B From page 1BFundraiserhot issue that 60 Minutes went down there (Cuba) to do a story on it, said Goss. White, bestselling author of the Doc Ford and Hannah Smith series of novels, also discussed the Mariel boatlift, which took place back in 1980. He talked about providing a vessel for groups of Cuban refugees seeking asylum in the United States. The Cubans are really good people, he said. They deserve a lot better. The next subject up for discussion was the camaraderie amongst all three with U.S. presidents over the years. The president is a terribly busy person, so I never wanted to take up a lot of his time, said Goss, the former CIA director and U.S. congressman. I have never felt any elected president hasnt deserved to be respected. Its a horribly difficult job. White talked about his friendship with President Jimmy Carter and his son, Jeff. We went fly-fishing in Argentina, he said. And Ill always remember this the president was always the first one out and the last one in. I even tried to wait him out, but I couldve been there until midnight and hed still be out fishing. The celebrity group also discussed ongoing problems and possible solutions to Floridas polluted water crisis, gender equality in the workplace, the benefits and drawbacks of being in the spotlight and past vs. current threats to the United States. Goss offered a concise list of five current threats to our nation, including modern terrorism, nuclear proliferation, the re-emergence of Chinese and Russian macro-aggressors, cyber-security and living in what he calls The Post-Truth Era. I grew up believing that when you lose the truth, you lose trust, Goss said. We live in fun times, but its also very scary, added Dr. Hummel. Burns, who began working at NBC-2 in 1994 as a reporter, worked her way up to primary anchor two years later. Her award-winning career includes two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards and several awards from the Florida Press Association. Reacting to a question about gender equality in the workplace, Burns stated that she is teaching her own daughter that finding a successful career relied upon two key ingredients: education and expectations. Worldwide, I still think weve got a long way to go, said Burns. But I think were moving in the right direction. Every one of us whether you are an author or accountant, a government official or a grade school teacher deals with the stresses of performance in their workplace and their life, said Dr. Hummel. I just thought it would be great to sit down with this panel, all have seen and done so much in their days and have been wildly success ful, to talk about when the pressures got the best of them and they didnt per form at the top of their game. To conclude the discussion, the panel ists were each asked what its like living in the public eye. Bur ns said that in her job, she tries to give people all of the facts so that they can draw their own conclusions, and that she prefers to stay off social media, since many posts are subject to being misinterpreted by readers. I live here, have raised our family here I love the island, said Goss, who added that he wished more people would use their celebrity status to evoke positive change. Its a simple, quiet life. I dont have to have three people check out the grocery store whenever I go shopping. White, who more than the other two panelists appears in the spotlight during public appearances and book signings, reflected upon choosing to live on Sanibel. It has been my conviction that we dont choose to live on these islands they choose us. Providing Custom Interiors to Sanibel & Captiva for 28 years Complimentary In-Home Consultation695 Tarpon Bay Rd. Sanibel, FL 33957 coin.decoratingden.com 239.472.6551 From left, Donna and Frank Giannuzzi with Dave Waks and Sandy Teger Ginny Fleming and Dr. Stephen Brown photos by Jeff Lysiak Billy Kirkland and Dr. Phillip Marks
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ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 20186B 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL 239-395-2525 Painting Flooring Furniture Upholpstery Bathroom Remodel Kitchen Remodel Window Treatments www.BeachFloorDecor.comBring This Coupon In and Receive a Discount ofa Purchase of $1,000 or More10% OFF Maximum discount not to exceed $300.00. Coupon must be presented at time of purchase. Limit one coupon per customer. All previous purchases excluded & cannot be combined with any other offers or current discounts. Offer expires 4-30-18. FA345 Phone: (239)489.0442 Email: email@example.com www.gregweglarz.comState Certi ed General Contractor License # CGC A05420One Builder Serving Sanibel & Captiva for over 35 years Custom Residential Construction Remodeling Projects Design Team with Construction Drawings Plans Through Completion of Project San Cap Motor Club Cruise-In This SaturdayThe next San Cap Motor Club Cruisein, dubbed Cars & Coffee, will be held this Saturday, April 7 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Periwinkle Place Shopping Center. All are welcome. This is our second to last cruise-in of the season, so dont miss out if you like cars, said Scot Congress, one of the founders of the club. No pre-registration is necessary, just show up with your car, truck or bike. A continental breakfast, special blend coffee and other refreshments will be provided by the Blue Giraffe Restaurant at no charge. There is no better excuse to get that classic out of the garage and show it off. For more information, call Scot Congress at 472-4177 or email scot@ scongress.com. Take a look under the hood and talk with the owners about their classics automobiles photo provided Top ProducersThe top producers at Kingfisher Real Estate for the month of March were: Kara KC Cuscaden, top listing agent; and Tommy Wiley, top sales agent. Season Closeout At Red Sox StoreThe Boston Red Sox Team Store at JetBlue Park will close for the season on Friday, April 13. All items, excluding select memorabilia, are discounted at 50 percent off and some items are discounted even further. Store hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. JetBlue Park is located at 11500 Fenway South Drive in Fort Myers. Senate Bill For First Responders CommemoratedLocal first responders joined Fort Myers Fire Chief John Caufield, Florida Chief Financial Officer/ State Fire Marshall Jimmy Patronis and Southwest Florida elected officials at Fort Myers Fire Department Fire Station 1 earlier this week to commemorate the signing of Senate Bill 376, which allows first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to access mental health benefits available through the Florida workers compensation system. In addition, Sanibel Island firefighter Rob Popkin and City of Fort Myers police officer Steve Gruber shared their firsthand accounts of PTSD and the importance of having access to mental health providers. Both emphasized how finding the right provider and getting appropriate treatment helped them navigate this potentially devastating disease. We commend Governor Scott and the Florida Legislature for passing this significant new law, said Chief Caufield. Many first responders struggle with after effects of their job and dont realize the emotional toll can accumulate over time. Having access to the right healthcare professionals is critical for the well-being of not only the affected person, but to their families, friends and coworkers, and in certain cases it can save a life. Tommy Wiley KC Cuscaden ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS
7B ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Canal-side complex with docks Carports, canoe/kayak racks, laundry East-end easy-access ground-level unit 1 bedroom with galley kitchen & new bath New HVAC & new impact glass Captains Walk #B2 $239,000 furnished Residential single-family home site Along back circle in Gumbo Limbo ~170x155 backing to preserved land Convenient mid-island inland location Handy to causeway, beaches, & shopping 9441 Peaceful Drive $249,000 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 2242 Periwinkle Way Suite 3 in Sanibel Square David Anderson Realtor, Sales Associate, Office Manager, Closing Coordinator Elise Carnes Notary, Listing Coordinator Lisa Murty Realtor, Sales Associate The SanibelSusan Team working together for 19+years & looking to work for you Susan Andrews Realtor, Broker/Owner, NAR Hall of Fame, EcoBroker Certified, e-Pro, RSPS (Resort & SecondHome Property Specialist), SCIS (Sanibel & Captiva Islands Specialist), TRC (Transnational Referral Certified) Roomy 2nd floor condo with river view Nearby gulf access, across street Turn-key with future rental bookings Residential 2-week minimum applies Grosses up to $20K/year Spanish Cay #A7 $274,000 furnished A condo that feels like youre on a boat 1st level bay-facing 2 bedroom Stunning remodel maximizes space Reconfigured to expand views Beach access, boat dockage, pools, etc. Mariner Pointe #1061 $549,900 Easy-living ground-level CBS home Remodeled in modern sleek design On cul-de-sac, close to beach path Split-plan 3 bedroom with dock Plenty of room for expansion &/or pool 734 Anchor Drive $949,000 Popped-up ground level home Deep water access canal, no bridges 3 bedrooms 3 full baths New windows, doors, pavers, & cage Desirable east-end location 569 Lighthouse Way $1,395,000
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 20188B City Manager Guest Speaker At CASl February Breakfast CASI members look forward to hearing annually from the city manager and her department heads: Keith Williams, director of public works; Roy Gibson, acting planning director; Dana Dettmar, enviromental specialist; and William Dalton, chief of police. Among the items discussed at the February breakfast were the new resident reception, Hurricane Irma, hurricane seminar and re-entry passes, the citys website: firstname.lastname@example.org and Sanibel Bound free traffic camera app. A lively discussion followed the formal presentations. From left, William Dalton, Roy Gibson, Dana Dettmar and Judie Zimomra From left, Scott and Arlene Mowry of Sea Loft Village with Councilwoman Holly Smith Dana Dettmar, environmental specialist Keith Williams, director of public works From left, Paul Harmon and Carrie Reese of Sanibel Siesta, Troy Conner of Symbiont Service Corp. and breakfast sponsor, and Julie Smith of Sanibel Siesta and CASI board member From left, Jennifer Rebaza of H2o911 Restoration, Linda Naton of Somerset at the Reef and CASI president, and City Manager Judie Zimomra From left, Sanibel Vice Mayor Mick Denham, City of Sanibel Environmental Specialist Dana Dettmar and Sanibel Chief of Police William Dalton Richard Weiss of Mariner Pointe and CASI board member with CJ Stephens of Mariner Pointe Sanibel City Manager Judie Zimomra and Roy Gibson, acting planning director photos provided John Voorhees and Will Snyder of Gulfside Place
9B ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 P W P W P W, S Crf D, Crf 239-472-5187 800-553-7338 .SCrIntRE.b Remodeled 3BR /2.5 BA Home Wood Floors/Gourmet Kitchen Deeded Beach Access 3-Car Garage/Workshop $949,900 (2180153)Karen Bell 472-5187 x 270 Cathedral ceiling, 2 lanais Mostly furnished, low fees, over 55 year community Olympic pool, spa, tennis, exercise room, clubhouse Near golf, shopping, hospital, 15 mins to Sanibel $134,500 (2171105)Glenn Carretta/Teresa Baker 472-5187 x 221/220 Double size lot Over 180 on canal Direct gulf access Boat dock in place $499,000 (2150735)David Schuldenfrei 472-5187 x 227 Serenity Lane says it all! 3BR/2BA w/den, pool/spa Double garage w/extra storage Preserve setting in back yard $789,000 (2171115)Robin Humphrey/Martha Smith 472-5187 x 218/241 VIP Rf Gr Double lot on canal with pool Direct Access, dock & li Updated kitchen, re-plumbed 3 BR & 3 BA, bike to beach! $819,000 (2180151)James & Penny Hetmanek 472-5187 x 219/202 Penthouse condo w/private roo op sundeck + 425 SF ground level cabana! 3BR/Den/3Bath, chefs kitchen, very upscale appointments Small 11 unit compound, lush landscaping, pool, tennis, beach walk-over Over 3000 SF of space, covered parking, an exceptional o ering! $1,989,000 (2170988)Mary Lou Bailey 472-5187 x 246 3BR/2BA with 2 car garage Nicely decorated w/vaulted ceilings & large lanai Near beaches of Sanibel, Captiva & Fort Myers Beach Peaceful neighborhood $259,900 (2180429)Connie Walters 472-5187 x 229 Spacious 4BR, 3 full and 2 half BA dream home Formal LR & DR, spacious kitchen, butlers pantry, family room MBR opens to courtyard pool, spa & entertaining area Generous guest BRs, o ce in gated McGregor Reserve $639,000 (2170989)Arika Bjorkedal 472-5187 x 252 2BR/2BA condo with view of Gulf Well-maintained with new furnishings Tennis, pickleball, pool, hot tub & beautiful beach Pet under 30 lb. allowed $760,000 (2180425)Janie Howland 472-5187 x 268 Elegant Turnkey 3BR/2BA spacious condo w/vaulted ceilings En suite Master Bedroom with walk-in Closet Enclosed & screened lanai for year round use Enjoy living in Prestigious gated Gulf Harbour $179,800 (218023492)Janka Varmuza 472-5187 x 207 3 BR / 2.5 BA w/wonderful oorplan Beautiful Large Kitchen w/Custom Cabinets Master Suite w/double vanity & Jacuzzi Tub Oversize garage with plenty of storage $585,000 (2171109) Dan Wexler 472-5187 x 208 Established 106 seat seafood restaurant Excellent reputation & experienced sta Turnkey Includes property, bldg, name & 4COP liq license $2,250,000 (2180418)Deb Smith 472-5187 x 251 JUST LISTED JUST LISTED JUST LISTED REDUCED REDUCED JUST LISTED REDUCED REDUCED REDUCED REDUCED REDUCED
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201810B 2 Years Experience Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellA somewhat simple, scientific approach to seemingly complicated problems can turn out to be the best solutions overall. This is never more evident than in nature. Sanibel-Captiva Rotarys guest speaker on March 23 was Dana Dettmar, environmental specialist for the City of Sanibel, who spoke to us about the citys Floating Treatment Wetlands project at Pond Apple Park, SCCFs Bailey Homestead Preserve Phase 1. According to Virginia State University, Floating Treatment Wetlands (FTWs) islands are manmade ecosystems that mimic natural wetlands. FTWs are created using floating rafts that support plants grown hydroponically. The rafts float on a wet pond water surface and can be used to improve water quality by filtering, consuming, or breaking down pollutants (e.g., nutrients, sediment, and metals) from the water. FTWs may represent a relatively low cost and sustainable engineered best management practice (BMP) for reducing pollution. Dettmar described a FTW as basically a floating mat (much like a childs interlocking foam play mat) laced with pre-cut holes which are planted with a variety of hydroponic plants and placed in a polluted body of water. As the plants grow, they take up unwanted excess nutrients via the root system and store them in plant tissues. These plants compete with the algae for nutrients and diminish algae blooms. The plants are usually only allowed to grow for a year before harvesting takes place. This is to prevent the decaying of plant material and the re-polluting of the water. Another reason is that younger plants draw the most excess nutrients. After the plants are harvested, the sustainable practice of planting new plants takes place. Repeating this process provides a cycle of optimal nutrient removal from the water, which has proven to be successful in restoring clean water. From Beemats, Inc.: Positive outcomes are also harvested from the FTWs. They create and enhance wildlife habitat; plants above the surface provides habitat for wading birds, turtles and alligators while biomass below the water provides a nursery for juvenile fishes. Dettmar was appointed an environmental specialist for the City of Sanibel in 2015 and soon after took on the Floating Treatment Wetlands project at Pond Apple Park Phase 1, funded through a grant acquired by Sanibels Director of Natural Resources James Evans. She was already familiar with this type of natural water filtering system and eutrophication because she had written her college thesis on the topic. FTWs are proving to be a natural and an inexpensive corrective action for restoring clean water and returning plant and aquatic life to the ponds at Pond Apple Park. There are other privately owned and maintained FTWs on island and off, cleaning up and maintaining clean water in ponds, lakes and along the shorelines. Research and use both by the city and private entities with FTWs is outstandingly positive toward achieving the goals of cleaning up polluted water. FTW islands make sense. An affordable, relatively natural solution to a big problem, the cost and maintenance is minimal. In this case, a simple solution seems like an extraordinarily good solution. The plants are harvested periodically from the FTWs, further reducing the nutrients from the water body. Some plants grown on FTWs have the ability to release chemicals into the water that deter algal competitors. Furthermore, the submerged portions of FTWs provide substrate for the growth of beneficial, nutrient reducing microbes. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets Friday mornings at 7 a.m. at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. Guests are welcome. Dana Dettmar photo provided Commissioner To Address RepublicansBrian Hamman, District 4 commissioner of Lee County, will be the next speaker in the Sanibel-Captiva Republican Caucus 2018 Speakers Program. The meeting will be held at Sanibel Community Church, located at 1740 Periwinkle Way, in Fellowship Hall just off the front courtyard. Hamman will speak on Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome. Commissioner Hamman is running for re-election this year, and all Lee County voters are eligible to vote in the election. He was originally appointed to the board of commissioners by Governor Rick Scott, and was voted in for a full term in 2014. After being elected, he was unanimously chosen by his fellow commissioners to serve as chairman. The five commissioners are the legislative and governing body over Lee County. A native of Lee County, Hamman earned an sssociates degree from Florida SouthWestern State College (formerly Edison State College) and a bachelors degree in communications from Florida Gulf Coast University. He spent 10 years as a television news journalist, working up to news anchor on the nightly news. He was also a financial advisor for Edward Jones and a market development manager for CenturyLink. He and his family reside in Cape Coral, where he serves on the United Way board of directors and volunteers at his church. Brian Hamman photo provided
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ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201812B Doug WilsonIsland Resident, Licensed & Insured239-292-3314 General Repairs Power WashingTHE SANIBEL HANDYMANNO JOB TOO SMALL HOME REPAIRS SPECIALIST! Retired Navy Captain Shares Poignant StoriesRetired U.S. Navy Captain Nori Ann Reed had a great love for being at sea and for her ship, the USS Detroit. Reed was the first woman to command three Navy ships and among the first assigned aboard a ship. She shared her poignant story at a recent Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club dinner meeting. Reed looked back on her beloved ship, once named the worst of the fleet, and the 9-11 attacks. It began as a beautiful day, when the weather was summer-like but with a fall crispness in the air, said Reed, who was commanding officer of the USS Detroit at the time and in home port in New Jersey. She could see the World Trade Centers twin towers and Statue of Liberty from the ship. She was a big ship at 800 feet long and very, very heavy, Reed said of the Detroit. I carried ammo, food, fuel and any supplies needed on other ships. If you needed strawberries, I was your girl. If you needed an engine, I had that, too. The USS Detroit was known as a cantankerous ship, taking a long four days before waking up and breaking down at inopportune times. However, on that fateful day, Reed with half a crew was able to get the Detroit under way in just a matter of hours. I saw young men and women step up and prove themselves over and over, said Reed. I couldnt be more proud of them. The now-decommissioned Detroit went from worst to first that day. Before she could be disassembled, a tiny hurricane blew by and she hit another ship. She did not go quietly, quipped Reed. In her 30 years of service in the Navy, Reed also operated personnel ships and aircraft over 10 countries and 2.5 million square miles of water during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Reed, who moved to Sanibel as a teenager, returned to the island and volunteers for multiple organizations. She thanked the Lions for their service during the 10K Race 4 FISH, of which she is the volunteer coordinator. The Sanibel-Captiva Lions Clubs next guest speaker, Lt. Grace Towler of the Sanibel Police Department, will speak about personal safety on Wednesday, April 18 at The Community House. Visiting Lions are welcome to attend. To learn more about becoming a Lion, contact membership chairman Steve Schulz at stevenschulz@comcast. net or 233-6261, or visit www. sanibelcaptivalions.org. Nori Ann Reed photo provided Bringing The Outdoors In Part I of 3Designing Your Outdoor Spaceby Trinette NelsonBefore you fill your outdoor space, take some time to look at how the space is laid out and how you will use the space. Here are some points to consider: Do you need overhead coverage for shade or the elements (awning, umbrella)? What type of flooring will you use (concrete, wood, resin, stone, pavers)? Do you want walls (for retaining, decoration, holding plants, seating)? What size and shape should your patio space be (circular, rectangular, multi-level)? Do you need spaces for different functions (eating, cooking, seating)? What type of furniture should you consider? What special features might you incorporate (kitchen, fire pit, fountain, hot tub, waterfall)? Are there any deed restrictions for my housing development, and do I need building permits? Once you have answered all these questions or at least have an idea, you need to commit to an approach: doing it yourself or hiring a professional and, of course, you must consider all the elements of your project. A professional can help you if you need answers to your questions. Some professionals you may want to seek out depending on the scope of your project area are a decorator, landscaper, general contractor or painter. Trinette Nelson is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands and can be reached at linda@coindecden. com.
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ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201814B Island Seniors At Center 4 LifeMeet your friends and make some new ones at the Center 4 Life. Browse through the following activities, then stop by to sign up. Page Turners with Louise Fitzgerald & Ann Hartman If you are not on the Page Turners list and wish to be, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Center 4 Life. The featured book for Wednesday, April 11 is The Muse by Jessie Burton. A captivating story of two very different women who build an unexpected friendship: a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and the teenage girl whose own troubled adolescence leads her to seek answers to questions no one has ever thought to ask. Goodreads River District History Tour of Downtown Fort Myers & Lunch at Izzys Restaurant Monday, April 9. Cost is $16 for members and $26 for non-members. This 90-minute walking tour will educate and entertain with narratives of local history and the colorful personalities of the founders of Fort Myers. The ambitions and rivalries of the famous and infamous who were the early builders of Fort Myers make an engaging story. Sometimes unruly, often stubborn but always visionary, these founders grew from a frontier fort to a city that has become an international destination for sun seekers. There is a whole lot more to this town than you think. Tour is ADA compliant; wheelchair/scooter accessible. Carpooling available. Advance registration required. Ostego Bay Working Waterfront Walking Tour Wednesday, April 11. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Cost includes a three-hour guided tour of the working waterfront, learning about the shrimping industry firsthand. Learn about Floridas pink gold and the oldest and largest fleet in Florida. The tour will also include 1 -hour guided tour of the museum, which contains numerous hands-on exhibits. Lunch is on your own at Dixie Fish Co. Advance registration required. Carpooling available. Yoga Nidra Friday, April 13 at 1:30 p.m. with Barbara P. Ward, a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher and a licensed psychotherapist who has practiced for over 30 years. Yoga Nidra is an ancient practice. Nidra is the Sanskrit word for sleep. It is place somewhere between dream sleep and deep sleep. The paradox is that it is a practice where one has to be awake and aware to practice. Yoga Nidra creates a fertile place to plant seeds for transformation. When you practice, you take time to set an intention. An intention is a positive affirmation that you repeat to yourself. You will find the middle ground between the polarities that are inherent in human nature through words and image symbols and total body relaxation. There are no requirements. You will be relaxed and renewed. The seeds of your intentions will change your conscious awareness, which will lead to a more joyful life. This is a no stress workshop. Class limited to 30 participants. Advance registration required. Sunset Social on the Causeway Tuesday, April 24 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Spend an evening relaxing and watching the sunset with friends. Meet on the causeway at 6:30 p.m. Food will be served at 7 p.m. Bring a side dish to share, and your beach chair. Call 4725743 if you are interested in participating and for directions to the viewing area (weather permitting). Games Cost for all games is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes will be awarded. Bridge Monday and Wednesday. Registration begins at noon; the game begins at 12:30 p.m. Mahjongg Monday and Thursday at 12:30 p.m. New: Rummikub Tuesday at 1 p.m. Hand & Foot Thursday at 12:00 p.m. New: Canasta Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Hearts Friday at 12:30 p.m. Kayaking on Tuesdays April 17 at 8:30 a.m. (weather permitting). There is space for 16 people on eight two-person kayaks and limited space for those who own their own kayaks. Island Seniors, Inc. will provide kayaks, paddles and life jackets. Bring water, a small snack, sun screen, bug spray, sunglasses, towel, hat and change of clothing. Cost is $5 for members and $20 for non-members. Advance registration is required. Fitness Classes Island Seniors, Inc. members pay $4 per class, visitors pay $7 per class. Annual membership is $20. Sanibel Recreation Center members must show their membership card to attend. Fitness class schedule is as follows: Happy Hour Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. Keep your brain fit and your heart, lungs and muscles strong. Hand weights, stretch cords and your body weight will be used. The format is 40 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of balance exercises, core strength, flexibility exercises and mat work. Athletic footwear is required. Connie DeCicco is the instructor Essential Total Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Cardio, muscle strengthening and flexibility training with hand weights, stretch cords, chairs and stability balls. Athletic footwear is required. 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. Athletic footwear required. 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. Bring a towel. Kim Kouril is the instructor. Chair Yoga 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, call 472-5743 or stop by the Center 4 Life, located at 2401 Library Way on Sanibel. Captiva Community Panel MeetingThe next meeting of the Captiva Community Panel is set for Tuesday, April 10 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Cone Rooms at Chadwicks Square at South Seas Island Resort. The meeting is open to all interested islanders and the public. An initial review of the recent community survey will be presented, part of the public input process for the ongoing update of the Captiva Code. Input from this survey and the four community workshops will be discussed at the May 8 panel meeting, and will serve as the basis for research and review over the summer. Possible options on these issues will be discussed with the community in the fall. Among the other agenda items will be an update from the Lee County Mosquito Control District, discussion of other Captiva Code efforts and the planned upgrades to the panel website, plus committee reports and update from other island organizations. Public participation is invited and encouraged. 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15B ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018BIG ARTS FORUM Series Finishes Another Season Of World-Class Speakers Johan Norberg of the Cato Institute spoke on Nationalism and Globalism on March 14 photos provided From left, Jane and Sydney Picker with Jim Drotleff From left, Richard Halliburton, Miriam Pepper, and Joann and Robert Glick Susan Berg and Johan Norberg Stephen Hadley of RiceHadleyGates LLC with Neal Halleran. Hadley held an open dialogue on National Security on March 18. From left, Bob Miller with Kerry and Joe Salatino Judy Reddington(239) 851-4073 SPACIOUS SCREENED POOL 70 FOOT DOCK VIP R G B PLocated on a direct access canal to the Gulf Well-maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bath home New Hot Water Heater$1,298,000Reduced! Everything has been completed to make this your place in paradise. Pack your bags, move in and enjoy lovely gulf views from this beautifully remodeled 2 BD/2 BA condominium located in a low density residential complex. Recent renovations provide comfortable coastal style with attention to detail that is not often found. The complex includes well maintained amenities such as covered parking, pool, spa, tennis and pickle ball. It is located very close to Tarpon Bay Road for easy access to bike paths, shopping and restaurants. 2777 West Gulf Dr. #103Comfortable island living is found throughout this 2 BD/2 BA plus den home. Very conveniently located on Sanibel, you can enjoy a bike ride or stroll to many island amenities, including the beach. The bike path is just around the corner from this home making it easy to walk and bike around the island. Come home to a quiet neighborhood and enjoy a lovely breeze with nature views from the large screened back porch. Updates include radiant heat and all windows are impact rated glass and front door is wind rated. 1717 Atlanta Plaza Dr.REAL ESTATE EXPERTSW Florida, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel & Captiva Islands is All About HomeCathie Lewis, RealtorPhone: 239-745-7367 Cathie@AllAboutHome.LifePfeifer Realty Group Listed at $460,000 Sanibel Captiva Island SpecialistI will sincerely work for you Listed at $810,000
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ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201818B For the past 13 years, Ive participated in Strategic Coach, an international entrepreneurial coaching program. I fly to Chicago or Toronto quarterly to meet with my coach, Dan Sullivan, in a class consisting of about 50 other business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs, mostly from the United States, but also from around the world. Most of the participants in my group established and built multi-million dollar businesses employing anywhere from a few dozen to several thousand employees. My estate planning legal practice is a spit in the ocean compared to what many of my classmates run. I find it invaluable to be in a room of wise, sound businessmen and women, most of whom also support a variety of philanthropic causes. They give me fantastic ideas on how to streamline work, upgrade client service and market my law practice through valuable client education using todays technology. But heres my anecdotal observation: roughly one-third of the participants are either immigrants themselves or first generation children of immigrants to the United States. One out of every three! These are individuals who left their homeland, some not knowing how to speak English, having little or no financial resources to make a go of it in our country. Many attained degrees at our fine colleges and universities while some did not, but all of them built something quite substantial. The programs annual tuition is $25,000, so we dont have charlatans among us. These people are the real deal. Before joining Strategic Coach, I would never have guessed that so many created so much in such a short period of time. They are men and women, white, black, brown and every shade in between. Ive met a Muslim from Asia looking for a bigger future in America, despite knowing he would likely face discrimination here. Another in my class fled Macedonia with his family when war broke out in the 1990s. A Christian Iranian fled as a child with his family when the Ayatollah came into power in 1979. Several Indian nationals have established technology centers here and in their homeland. They are all multi-millionaires who run successful organizations. Its truly amazing what these individuals have accomplished in such a short period of time. And besides, they are nice, quality people that are interesting to talk to. They love our country and the opportunity it provides. And they give back. Theyve established centers to help refugees stricken by war around the world. Theyve created foundations to fight dreaded diseases and to feed the homeless. One I know has a program to hire wounded American veterans suffering from PTSD. I therefore dont understand the news reports that would have one believe our country has become a conglomeration of xenophobes. Certainly not every immigrant constructs million dollar enterprises, but you also notice hard-working immigrants in restaurant kitchens, hotels, landscaping companies, manufacturing firms and a host of other jobs that require back-breaking hours. Just about every one of us traces our ancestry back to an immigrant. My great-grandparents landed on Ellis Island in the early 1900s to escape European pogroms. They worked in sweat shops in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, which at the time was the most densely populated place on earth. Later, they built clothing manufacturing firms and general retail stores. My ancestors would beam with pride if they could witness what their progeny have achieved these many years later. I dont know why our country cant readily admit, as a full-fledged citizen, anyone who earns a college level diploma here. Instead, these individuals must endure a grueling application process. Do we really want the brainpower that our colleges and universities train creating businesses, hiring workers and paying taxes somewhere else especially when they would prefer to reside here? Yes, we certainly have to be concerned about and screen for those who have destructive intent. Many of our nations recent terrorist incidents were homegrown, however. Almost all of those entering our country work an honest job to make it here like the rest of us. The brand of our country, if you will, is built on immigration. Ive been fortunate to witness firsthand the significant contributions recent immigrants have made. I hope, as a country, we promote a liberal immigration policy to attract the best, brightest and most ambitious. Our future depends on it. 2018 Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerImmigrant Success Juxtaposes News Reportsby Craig R. 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The award recognizes the county for serving as a model for other organizations in its handling of hurricane-related activities. NHC officials recognized Lee Countys achievement in hurricane-related preparedness in past years as well as 2017, including legislation, public awareness programs, financing mechanisms, sheltering plans, engineering research, warning notification systems and prediction techniques. The key word for this award is innovation. Were looking for individuals or organizations who are doing things in a new or better way and who are worthy of emulation by others around the country. The award is not for someone who is simply doing his or her job well, an NHC official said in a statement. Accepting the award on behalf of the county was Emergency Management Director Lee Mayfield, Public Safety Director Ben Abes and Assistant County Manager Christine Brady. It takes the whole community to respond and recover effectively, Mayfield said. No one entity can do it all. Public and private sectors, nonprofits and, most importantly, the individual citizen and family. Irma was unprecedented in its size and threat, and it was not your typical hurricane. Under the direction of the Lee Board of County Commissioners, the Department of Public Safety/Emergency Operations Center (EOC), in coordination with municipalities and partner agencies, coordinated the response to Irma one of the largest hurricanes in Southwest Floridas history. Irma hit Lee County on September 10, 2017. Earlier this month, Mayfield and the county received state recognition for Irmarelated efforts. The Florida Emergency Preparedness Association invited Mayfield to Tallahassee and presented him with the Chad Reed Emergency Manager of the Year Award, which is awarded to those who show excellence in their profession. During Irma, more than 100 individuals worked in the EOC, providing support to responders in the field and determining protective actions, including evacuationscontinued on page 20B
19B ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018Trust Company Sponsors Blue Ribbon Classicby Jeff LysiakLast week, representatives from The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company delivered a check in the amount of $2,500 for sponsorship of the Sanibel School Fund Blue Ribbon Golf Classic tournament, to be held on Saturday, May 12 at The Sanctuary Golf Club, located at 2801 Wulfert Road. The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company is proud to be a Blue Ribbon Sponsor again this year, said Al Hanser, trust company founder and chairman. The Sanibel School Fund, through the efforts of so many volunteers, is dedicated to meeting the ever-growing needs in the classroom and helping our children prepare for a better tomorrow. Our contribution to The Sanibel School is a sound investment that pays great dividends to our community. Cost is $200 to play a round of golf plus the post-tournament party, with heavy hors doeuvres and an open bar. Registration begins at 11 a.m. followed by the shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The helicopter ball drop will take place at 4:30 p.m.; each golf ball is $25 or buy five balls for $100, currently on sale at Bank of the Islands; additional locations will be announced soon. Attend the ball drop and post-tournament party for $65. In addition, tournament organizers will also have a street legal golf cart to be raffled off this year, donated by Gator Carts. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Christian Fautz at 917763-6824. From left, Dana Foster, Christian Fautz, Phyllis Gibson, Robin Cook, Steve Greenstein, Babs Maughan, Carolyn Tongyai, Veronica Peters and Gail Latino photo by Jeff LysiakDunes Women Golf Champions Receive AwardsLast week, the 2017-18 Dunes Womens Golf Association (DWGA) announced their Club Champion, Karen Hendricks. She was presented an award created by artist Annie Wainwright. Mardi Glenn and Maureen OBrien won the other flights in the DWGA championship tournament. Both were also presented platters hand-painted by Wainwright. Karen Hendricks photo provided 4431 Waters Edge Lane, SanibelGulf Shores community on Sanibel. Offers gourmet kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances. Lanai overlooks the pool, spa and the Gulf. Fully equipped Media Room for private movie screenings. Too many amenities to list! $6,495,000 Direct Gulf Front!Sarah Ashton, Broker Associate Sarah@SarahAshton.com www.SarahAshton.com 239-691-4915Custom beach home set on over an acre! 4431WatersEdge.com Is your Estate Plan providing you COMFORT, CONFIDENCE & CLARITY? Attorneys at Law SHEPPARD, BRETT, STEWART, HERSCH, KINSEY & HILL P.A. 9100 College Pointe Court Fort Myers, FL 33919 Phone 239.425.9383 Fax 239.334.3965 www.sbshlaw.com Craig R. HerschFlorida Bar Board Certied Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney, CPA Will Power Columnist, The Island Sun or a copy of one of our books, visit estateprograms.com For FREE Selecting who should serve as your trustee during your incapacity and, ultimately, after your passing is not as simple as you may think. Learn what characteristics to look for when choosing those who will handle the future of your estate.Craig R. HerschFlorida Bar Board Certi ed Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney, CPA SELECTING YOUR TRUSTEE online resources
All Masters Are Exciting, But This Years Is Anticipated More Than Mostby Ed FrankAsk nearly any sports fan and they will tell you The Masters is atop or near the top of any list. You can be certain that the world of sports will be focused this weekend upon historic Augusta National Golf Club for what is anticipated as the most exciting Masters since the tournament began in 1934. As play began today, Thursday, there are fascinating story lines for the worlds greatest golfers vying for the winners green jacket. Heading the list is the return and resurgence of Tiger Woods. He remains arguably the most popular golfer despite his off-the-course travails and undergoing spinal fusion surgery less than a year ago. In his last three tournaments, he finished 12th at the Honda Classic, a tie for second at the Valspar Championship and a tie for fifth at Bay Hill. He teed off today at 10-1 odds to win his first major tournament since 2008. His last Masters title came in 2005. These 10-1 odds are the same for Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas. Defending champion Sergio Garcia was around 25-1. And dont count out Phil Mickelson who won this year in Mexico, his first PGA championship in five years. The favorites this weekend also include two-time Masters Champion Bubba Watson, twice a tournament winner this year, and Jason Day, who won in 2018 at Torrey Pines. Broadcaster Jim Nantz, who will call his 33d consecutive Masters for CBS, said last week, This is probably the most anticipated Masters any of us have seen in our lifetime. If he (Woods) wins, it would be one of the epic moments in the history of the sport. Perhaps you recall when Jack Nicklaus won the 1986 Masters as the age of 46 the oldest Masters winner and the second oldest winner of any major championship. Julius Boros holds that distinction with his 1968 PGA Championship at 48. Woods is 42, Michelson is 47 and Ian Poulter, who won the last spot in this weekends Master with last weekends playoff victory at the Houston Open, is 42. Its an age-old clich, but the 2018 Masters should be one for the ages. Miracle 2018 Season Starts Tonight The 2018 edition of the Fort Myers Miracle baseball season begins tonight, Thursday, when the Miracle hosts Charlotte at 7 p.m. in Hammond Stadium. The same two teams play here again tomorrow, Friday, at 7 p.m. The Miracle, the Advanced A Minor League team of the Minnesota Twins, will start its 26th consecutive year here. The team has been affiliated with the Twins organization all 26 years. Fort Myers will be managed this year by Ramon Borrego, his first year as manager. The 25-man opening night roster for the Miracle includes 13 players whom spent part of last season here. Right-handed pitchers Brady Anderson and Cody Stashak headline the returning players. They led the Miracle in innings pitched a year ago Anderson with 113 and Stashak with 83.1. Anderson played his college baseball here at Florida Gulf Coast University. The roster includes three of the Twins top 30 prospects as ranked by Baseball America. They are outfielder Aaron Whitefield, and infielders Lewin Diaz and Travis Blankenhorn. All three are 21 years old and played last season for Low A Cedar Rapids. SUN ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201820B Pfeifer Realty is Your Home Team!PfeiferRealtyGroup.com 239.472.0004 SPORTS QUIZ 1. In 2016, Miguel Monter o of the Chicago Cubs became just the third player to have a pinch-hit grand slam in the postseason. Name either of the other two to do it. 2. Which pitcher is the Milwaukee Br ewers franchise leader in career strikeouts? 3. How many consecutive AFC East titles have the New England Patriots won entering 2018? 4. Which of these two confer ences, entering 2018, was the last to win an NCAA mens basketball championship: Big Ten or Pac-12? 5. In 2017, W ashingtons Barry Trotz became the fifth NHL coach to reach 737 career regular-season victories. Name two of the four ahead of him on the list. 6. Who was the first Asian boxer to hold a world heavyweight title in one of the four major sanctioning organizations? 7. In 2017, W eston McKennie became the third youngest player (19) to score in his U.S. mens soccer debut. Name either of the two younger players. ANSWERS 1. Cincinnatis Mark Lewis, in 1995, and Ricky Ledee of the New York Yankees, in 1999. 2. Yovani Gallardo, with 1,226 strikeouts. 3. Nine AFC East championships. 4. The Big Ten won in 2000, while the Pac-12 last won in 1997. 5. Scotty Bowman, Joel Quenneville, Ken Hitchcock and Al Arbour. 6. Ruslan Chagaev, who won the WBA title in 2007. 7. Juan Agudelo (age 17) in 2010, and Landon Donovan (18) in 2000.Monday After The Masters At South SeasMonday After The Masters is set for Monday, April 9 at South Seas Island Resort. Put together a foursome, be a volunteer or just come out to watch golfers take on the resort course all to support the Captiva Community Panel. Foursomes are still being accepted. Go to www.matm2018.eventbrite.com. Volunteers to staff some of the nine holes are still needed. If you have some time April 9 and would like to be part of this fun event, call 489-2616 or send an email to captivacommunitypanel@ gmail.com. Barre Fitness Classes To BeginRegistration is now open for the new Barre Fitness classes at the Sanibel Recreation Center. A Barre workout combines functional strength, dance, Pilates and yoga concepts into a series of movements designed to strengthen the entire body. Participants will primarily utilize bodyweight for resistance while focusing on alignment and posture with the goal of enhancing body awareness, coordination, balance and strength. Participants can register for either the Tuesday 7 a.m. sessions (April 17 and 24, May 1, 8, 15 and 22) or the Thursday 5:30 p.m. sessions (April 19 and 26, May 3, 10, 17 and 24). The cost for all six classes is $55 for members and $73 for non-members. Class size is limited to 10 participants. Register in advance by calling 4720345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. From page 18BCounty Awardand sheltering operations. Based on the significant threat from Irma, about 300,000 people in Lee County were ordered to evacuate, prompting the largest sheltering operation the countys history about 35,000 individuals in 14 shelters. This was the largest of any of Floridas 67 counties. The county also sheltered about 3,550 pets of evacuees. There was no loss of life. After response operations came to a close, recovery from Hurricane Irma began. Long-Term Recovery efforts continue today by leveraging partnerships with agencies such as the United Way and many other human services agencies throughout Lee County. Contractors and solid waste workers have collected 1.75 million cubic yards of horticultural waste and nearly 67,000 cubic yards of construction and demolition debris. The county has undertaken an effort, in coordination with partners, to remove impediments from waterways to reduce future flooding.
21B ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Get Your Vehicle Serviced Before You Head Up NorthAll Makes and Models both Foreign and Domestic 35 years experience in the service and repair of all makes and models. Reputation of honestly, trust and experience. 3 years or 36,000 Mile Warranty on most services. Caring, well-trained staff Let us earn your business. Come and experience the Legendary service difference. Service coupons available on website OPEN Monday Friday 8am to 5:30pm Saturday 8am to 4pm United Way Campaign Raises Record Amount The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has concluded the 2017-18 campaign and exceeded the campaign goal of $10,000,336. This is the first United Way campaign goal to exceed $10 million and the 25th consecutive year that the goal has been met or exceeded. Campaign chairs Beth Hendry and John Clinger made the announcement that local residents and companies contributed a record amount, $10,050,133 to the campaign which is a 4 percent increase. The campaigns theme, The Power of Ten, emphasizes the power of $10 million: what it can do for United Way Partner Agencies, and the difference the agencies can make in the lives of the people they help. The announcement was made at the March 29 meeting of the United Way board of directors at United Way headquarters. At the goal announcement, Hendry, who is a board member and senior vice president of IberiaBank said, Not only has our United Way made goal, we have exceeded the $10 million. Our extraordinarily generous community has done it again. To all of you who gave, we send our heartfelt thanks. Clinger, who is a board member and senior vice president as well as senior resident director of Merril Lynch said, The goal of $10 million caused us to think about what $10 million can do for the people of our community and our 94 United Way Partner Agencies. Making the goal means our agencies will receive their full share of funding for the coming year, including agencies and programs that are relatively new to the network such as Alliance for the Arts ArtPlay for young people with autism, the Multiple Sclerosis Center, I WILL Foundation, Wellfit Girls and Valeries House. Long-standing United Way Partners like Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Childrens Advocacy Center, Community Cooperative and Bonita Springs Assistance will be able to continue their vital programs because our United Way surpassed goal. The top local contributing companies are as follows: 1. Publix Super Markets, $1,816,717 2. Bonita Bay Group, $473,803 3. Lee Health, $260,555 4. Enterprise Holdings, $222,760 5. Chicos FAS, $200,000 6. LCEC, $191,596 7. FineMark National Bank & Trust, $172,311 8. Lee County School District, $152,952 9. BB&T Oswald Trippe & Company, $114,437 10. Lee County Government, $105,156 The top community contributors are as follows: 1. Bonita Bay, $902,894 2. Sanibel-Captiva, $477,383 3. Pelican Landing, $254,606 4. Mediterra, $202,751 5. Fiddlesticks, $169,224 6. Grandezza, $141,564 7. Shadow Wood, $140,818 All money raised in the United Way Campaign stays in the local community to help support the local human service network. United Way partner agencies and initiatives like Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimers Resource Center, Child Care of Southwest Florida, Childrens Advocacy Center, Harry Chapin Food Bank, The Salvation Army, Mission United and United Way 211 serve a diverse range of needs in the community such as nurturing children and youth, strengthening families, and meeting critical needs such as helping the elderly and disabled live independently, and empowering communities by bringing health and human services to neighborhoods. The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has raised and distributed over $167 million since it was established in 1957. For more information, call United Way at 4332000 or visit www.unitedwaylee.org. Beth Hendry and John Clinger photo provided From page 1BAuctionof Excellence prize recipient Jim Sprankle. The auction lot will also include an SCCF screech owl box installed at the winners home and a special Owl Event for the winner and guests with SCCF Environmental Educator Dee Serage-Century. Auction proceeds for this item will be split evenly between SCCF and Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. When the Shipleys offered this piece to SCCF, we immediately knew the best and highest use of their generous donation, said SCCF Executive Director Erick Lindblad. We are delighted to be working in partnership with SanCap Cares and Golisano to benefit both organizations missions and programs. The Sprankle sculpture is currently available for preview at The Sanctuary Golf Club on Sanibel. A very limited number of SanCap Cares sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information or to find out how you can make a bid on Sprankles eastern screech owl carving, contact Jeff Muddell at 984-0381 or email@example.com.
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201822B Doctor and DieticianHealthy Lifestyle And Alzheimers Disease by Ross Hauser, MD and Marion Hauser, MS, RDThe rate of Alzheimers disease is increasing in the United States, with experts expecting a tripling of the numbers by 2050. Every 66 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimers disease, and two-thirds of these people are women. Is this disease preventable? Many researchers say it is. Drug companies havent been very successful at finding a cure, but lifestyle interventions, including diet, exercise, and stress management can make a difference. Interestingly, older folks in communities who regularly exercise, have strong family and community ties, and follow diets similar to the Mediterranean diet demonstrate very low percentages of dementia. The Mediterranean diet is high in vegetables, beans, fruit, olive oil and nuts, and lower in meat and dairy. Many people think there is nothing they can do to prevent Alzheimers disease, and that they are destined to get it if their parent has it. But research actually shows that an individuals risk of developing Alzheimers increased six-fold if their spouse has it. This points to lifestyle as a major culprit. These lifestyle factors can include unhealthy food choices, lack of physical activity, smoking, high stress, lack of connectedness or community and poor sleeping patterns. Dont wait until you are older to start practicing healthy habits that may prevent Alzheimers later. You have the power to prevent and alter the course of many diseases with simple daily habits. When it comes to optimizing brain health, make it a point to eat fresh plant-based foods, obtain restorative sleep, exercise regularly, practice gratitude and stress management techniques, and try to learn something new each day. Consider starting with one change, such as making exercise a part of your daily routine. Even small, consistent changes can bring about amazing, positive changes in the brain. This information is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose your condition. Caring Medical Regenerative Medicine Clinics 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. Monday Friday 8:00 am 4:30 pm Lunch 12-1 pm Walk-Ins & Appointments Available Dr. Richard Wilson D.O., FACOFP 1648 Periwinkle Way, Suite C2, Sanibel, FL 33957 Telephone (239) 472-3131 IslandMedicaIClinic123@gmail.com Minor Emergencies Physical Exams Laboratory Testing Skin Disorders Laceration Repairs Wound Care Joint Injections Fish Hook Stingray Catsh Barb INR Testing B12 Injections Infections BOARD CERTIFIED PHYSICIAN THE DOCTOR IS IN / AT NEW LOCATION Beautifulife:The Crossby Kay CaspersonThis past week, I thought many times about the cross and what it means to people from all different walks of life. As we moved through Holy Week and all the events leading up to Easter Sunday, I had several conversations with my daughters about those events, what transpired and what we can take with us in our everyday lives. I prefer to start my conversations with a question like, What was the purpose of the last supper? Or, What is Easter all about? Or, my favorite one is, What does the cross mean to you? Of course, with kids, there are varying answers to all of these questions, but I believe that if I asked the question about the cross even to adults, I would get an array of responses. What does the cross mean to you? Some people will display a cross on a mantle or over their bed. I think there is still a beautiful, but simple cross over my parents bed. Some wear a cross as a piece of jewelry, and then there are those who have cross tattoos. But, in doing so, what is the reason or the purpose for that? I happen to believe that there is a multitude of words that come to mind for many different individuals from protection, redemption, sacrifice and faith, to trust, peace, salvation, love or even freedom and glory. There is a strange contradiction when you think about it, that the cross can bring such as death to life, accusations to forgiveness, defeat to victory, sin to purity, and, of course, hate to love. What was once known as a cruel form of execution is now a symbol of something so beautiful and personal. I believe that the cross resembles a choice that we make every day to give love out freely and to receive love from others. To know deep inside that you are loved even without having to hear the words I love you. Yes, indeed, the cross is so many things; it is personal, it is prophetic, it resembles humility and also something that is final. Why is it that so many continue to carry the cross but will hold on to something from the past that is hurtful instead of just letting it go? If we keep the painful, life-changing vision in our heads that Jesus carried that cross on his back so that we dont have to bear the burdens on ours any longer, we may finally be able to move forward knowing that the debt was paid for our salvation. I encourage you to take this beautiful time of year to reflect and to open your heart to a deeper understanding of renewal and all the words that go along with it like rejuvenation, revitalization and restoration. My affirmation for you this week is: I am taking time to reflect on the cross and what it means to me and how it continues to move me forward on my journey to my most beautiful life. Kay Casperson is a beauty and lifestyle expert, founder and CEO of Beautifulife by Kay Casperson. She owns resort spas on Sanibel and Captiva islands and manufactures beauty and lifestyle products sold across the country. To stay inspired, visit www.kaycasperson.com or follow on social media @kaycasperson. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213
SUN deaRPharmacistChronic Fatigue Syndrome And Thyroid Linkedby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Readers: There are many reasons that you might be tired and suffering with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). To be clear, CFS is not the kind of fatigue that goes away after youve rested, this is a persistent type of weakness that is inexplicable, unrelenting and disabling. CFS has been pinned on EpsteinBarr (EBV) and human herpes virus 6 (HHV-6), parasites, mycotoxins, mold, adrenal dysfunction, nutrient deficiencies and much more. But new research published in March 2018 in Frontiers of Endocrinology has uncovered a rather obvious link, one that has the potential to change your life dramatically, and in a good way. Chronic fatigue impacts about 2.5 million people in the United States who deal with it, but live in an awful state of exhaustion, brain fog, dizziness and muscle pain or weakness. Attempts to treat it with antibiotics, stimulants, sleeping pills and antidepressants have left millions of people adversely affected by the drugs and still feeling pretty dreadful, perhaps only marginally better, but certainly not cured. Im confident, especially now, that thyroid medication holds the key to getting better if you have CFS. Scientists in the Netherlands and in Spain got together and inferred that CFS could be a result of low thyroid (T3) hormone levels, independent of the thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH). To test the theory they looked at 197 people, of which 98 had been diagnosed with CFS and 99 were not. After comparing thyroid function, and biomarkers of inflammation, the research ers found that the people with CFS had dramatically lower levels of important thy roid hormones, including triiodothyronine (T3) and thyr oxine (T4) but surprisingly they had normal TSH levels. This means that your TSH could appear normal on a lab test, but your T3 could be lower due to poor activation (which means that the T4 isnt converting to T3 fast enough). This means that you would have all the symptoms of low thyroid (and it will not be detected if the doctor just looks at your TSH levels) and let me remind you, this is what most do, they just look at TSH levels and nothing more. There are many reasons for poor T3 activation, and I wrote a book on this topic called Thyroid Healthy. Its on Amazon. I also have an ebook I can share for free if you sign up for my newsletter at my website. The folks with CFS happened to produce higher amounts of reverse T3 (rT3) which sadly is like your hibernation hormone. It slows you down, it basically puts you to sleep. Its not biologically active like T3. To read more about this, visit my website and use the search box to find the article called, Measure Reverse T3 and Get Thyroid Healthy. This critical research means that people with CFS are likely suffering from an underlying thyroid problem and could benefit dramatically from simple afford able medications like Compounded T3, Cytomel or other for ms of T3 medication. The T4 drugs like Levothyroxine will not be of benefit and might exacerbate the problem due to more rT3 formation. 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. Understanding Dementia Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center will host a free community event called Understanding Dementia on Wednesday, April 11 from 1 to 4 p.m., presented by Robin Baum, the Alzheimers Association and Seniors Blue Book. Proceeds and donations benefit the Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimers Resource Center. Catherine Cruikshank, Ph, director of education at the Alzheimers Center and Angel Duncan, MALMFT, director of Neuropsychiatric Research Center of Southwest Florida, will be two keynote speakers. There will also be vendor sales, giveaways and goodies. Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is located at 2301 First Street in Fort Myers. To RSVP, call 850-4099. 23B ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: Ive been going through a very difficult time with just about everything in my life and I just want the chaos to end. Where do I even begin?A: It seems as though most if not all of us go through difficult times throughout our lives. Life is difficult as M. Scott Peck writes in his book The Road Less Traveled Some things I have learned that were not in any text books I studied in school, rather through life experience, so perhaps some of what I have learned may give you some reprieve. Everything is in Divine order, even through your chaos although it may not seem like it. On your journey, while things seem chaotic, disorganized and frustrating in your mind, the first step may be clearing the clutter of your mind. Often that clutter contains anxiety and fear of what ifs in the future, things we cannot control. Give your mind space that it needs to fill it with something more positive and overall better for you. Focus on right here, right now. That really is all we have. This way, you will create space for new energies that are more conducive to your needs and desires. Its time to let go of what is not serving you any longer and clear your mind for new and optimistic experiences. Every action begins with a thought first. A wise gentleman used to tell me that the Brooklyn Bridge was thought, focused on, then created. What we focus on does expand, so focus on your own glass as half full or half empty. Surround yourself with positive (Balcony people in your balcony cheering you on rather than basement people bringing you down in their basement). Learn to purge what is no longer serving you, believe me, you will feel so free. Give precedence to what remains that will serve you. Practice keeping your mind, body and spirit free from distractions. You will be better for this. Constance Clancy, EdD, LMHC, LPC, NCC is a licensed mental health therapist, hypnotherapist, author and holistic stress management instructor. If you have a question, email Constance at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.drconstanceclancy.com. Overeaters AnonymousIf food is a problem for you, Overeaters Anonymous can help. Meetings are held in Room 132 at Sanibel Community Church on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. and on Fridays at 9 a.m. For more meeting information, visit www.southwestfloa.org. 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OF SANCAP 24-hr ser vice . ........................... 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, Jeff MacDonald . ........................... 302-521-1158 Master Gar deners of the Islands . ........................... 472-6940 MOAA Military Officers Assc . of America, Alex MacKenzie . .... 395-9232 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 Bike Club . ........................... sanibelbic ycleclub . org Sanibel Beautification Inc . . ................................ 470-2866 Sanibel-Captiva Orchid Society . ............................ 472-6940 Sanibel-Captiv a Power Squadron . ...... www .. usps . org/localusps/sancap Sanibel-Captiva Republican Caucus . ........................ 395-1202 Sanibel-Captiv a Shell Club . .... facebook . com/sancapshellclub 267-7291 Sanibel Youth Soccer .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www .. sanibelsoccer .. org . .. 395-2040 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 National Shell Museum . .................... 395-2233 JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge . .................. 472-1100 Sanibel Historical Museum & Village . ....................... 472-4648 SCCF Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation . ............... 472-2329CALLING CARD 239-395-1213 NEWSPAPER Sanibel & Captiva Islands To be listed in calling card email your information to: email@example.com Haven on Earth Animal LeagueTriscuit And MaliaDuring the month of April, Haven on Earth Animal Leagues adoption fee for adult cats is only $35. Hi there! Im Triscuit. I am a beautiful, 1-year-old calico kitty, and I just had a litter of kittens. I am being fostered while I raise my babies and will be available for adoption in about a month. I will be spayed and brought up to date on all vaccines. As an adult, my special adoption fee is only $35 during the month of April. Hello! Im Malia. I am a very pretty Siamese girl with beautiful blue eyes. Im about 7 years old. I would prefer to be the only cat in the house, but I get along well with dogs. I am currently staying with a foster mom. I am spayed and up to date on all vaccines. My adoption fee is $35 during the month of April. We are being cared for by Haven on Earth Animal League. For more information, call Diane at 860-833-4472 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Triscuit photos provided Malia Lee County Domestic Animal ServicesCrystal And LoriHello, my name is Crystal. I am an 8-yearold female chihuahua who is technically considered a senior here at Lee County Domestic Animal Services. But you couldnt tell. I have the energy of a teenager, and I am very playful and fun to be around. You would never know that I am blind, though the veterinarian thinks I may still see shapes, because I can get around just fine and my disposition doesnt let me slow down a bit. Visit our Facebook page to see me in action. My adoption fee is $25. Hi, Im Lori. I am a 6-year-old female domestic shorthair who is a playful gal with a young spirit. I like to roam about and check out the action. I am a free spirit at heart, but definitely love my cuddle time as well. I get along well with other cats, so take advantage of the adopt one feline, get a friend at no charge special My adoption fee is $25. 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 10:30 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. Crystal ID# A732818 photos provided Lori ID# A733060
PUZZLESAnswers on page 29B 25B ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018
PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORYSUDOKUTo play Sudoku: Complete the grid so that every row, column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 through 9 (the same number cannot appear more than once in a row, column or 3x3 box.) There is no guessing and no math involved, just logic.answer on page 29BISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201826B PAINTING Residential & Commercial Painting COLOR SCHEMES on request fromSanibel Home FurnishingsPower Washing Wallpaper Hanging Faux Finishing Free Estimates Interior & Exterior Dependable Reliable Licensed & InsuredLic #S3-11944 With your contract a donation to your favorite charity will be made. 395-3928 Cell: 841-4302POOL SERVICE & REPAIR 239-699-627924/7 emergency repair service. Free estimates for weekly service and repairs! Deep-EndPool Service25 years experience License # CPC1457386 Pool Heater Specialist Sales Service & Installation of All Brands FREE EstimatesTREE & LAWN CARE Locally Family Owned & Operatedwww.enviromow.net / email@example.comLicensed & InsuredComplete Landscaping Services Weekly Lawn Service Mulch & Sod Installation Property Clean up Landscape Trimming & Pruning Tree Service and Pepper Clearing239-896-678910% OFFMulch Installation or Landscape Project 10% OFFTree Trimming Project answer on page 31B FIND AT LEaAST S SIX D DIffFFERENCES BETWEEN PaANElLS
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Top 10 Real Estate SalesCourtesy of Royal Shell Real Estate 31B ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 2018 My Stars FOR WEEK OF APRIL 9, 2018Aries (March 21 to April 19) Rumors of a change in the workplace could make you a mite uneasy about going ahead with implementing your ideas. Best advice: Ignore the talk and proceed as planned. Taurus (April 20 to May 20) Everyone has an opinion on how to handle a recent business suggestion. Thank them for their advice. Then go ahead and follow your own fine instincts. Gemini (May 21 to June 20) While home is your main focus this week, new issues in the workplace need your attention as well. Take things step by step. Pressures ease in time for weekend fun. Cancer (June 21 to July 22) Be less rigid when handling a relationship problem. You might believe youre in the right, but try to open your mind to the possibilities of facts youre currently not aware of. Leo (July 23 to August 22) Leos and Leonas run at a hectic pace throughout much of the week. But by the weekend, the Lions Dens become a purrrfect place for you Fine Felines to relax in. Virgo (August 23 to September 22) Change is favored early in the week. This should make it easier for you to reassess your plans for handling a troubling professional relationship. Good luck. Libra (September 23 to October 22) A suggestion from a colleague could give your professional project that long-needed boost. Meanwhile, someone close to you still needs your emotional support. Scorpio (October 23 to November 21) Before complying with a colleagues request, check to see that the action benefits all, not just one persons agenda. Continue firming up those travel plans. Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21) Your social life is on the upswing, and the only problem is deciding which invitations to accept. Enjoy yourself before settling down for some serious work next week. Capricorn (December 22 to January 19) With your creative aspects on high, you might want to restart your work on that novel or painting you put aside. Your efforts will bring a surge in your self-esteem. Aquarius (January 20 to February 18) While youre generous with others, be sure youre not overlooking your own needs. Take time to assess your situation and make adjustments where necessary. Pisces (February 19 to March 20) Being applauded for your achievement is great. But watch out that you dont start acting like a star. It could lose you valuable support with your next project. Born This Week: Your strong belief in justice, along with your leadership qualities, help you protect the rights of others. The unknown soul who made the following sage observation must have been a keen observer of events: A politician can appear to have his nose to the grindstone while straddling a fence and keeping both ears to the ground. Swedish chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, famed inventor of dynamite and originator of the Nobel Prizes, could speak five languages fluently by the time he was 17 years old. Most languages change dramatically over time. If we in modern America were to try to read, say, Beowulf (which was written in Old English), only those who have spent time studying the language would be able to make out more than a word or two here and there. If youre from Iceland, however, this isnt the case; the written language there has remained virtually unchanged for more than 1,000 years. Modern Icelanders have no trouble reading sagas that were written in the 10th century. Those who study such things say that fully one-third of all your brainpower is used for vision. At some point in your life youve probably gotten your hands gooey with papier-mache, whether you were making crafts yourself or helping your kids. You may not have realized, though, that the term papier-mache means chewed-up paper in French. You might be surprised to learn that there are people who study how air quality, humidity, the hardness of the water and pollution affect peoples hair. According to these researchers, the worst American cities for your tresses are Corpus Christi, Texas; Olympia, Washington; and Pittsburgh. 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am2:49 pm9:05 pm WEDNESDAYFew Showers High: 73 Low: 66 MONDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 78 Low: 71 FRIDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 6, 2018 7-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 80 Low: 69 TUESDAYMost ly Sunny High: 75 Low: 68 THURSDAYSunny High: 71 Low: 64 Day HighLowHighLow Fri7:40 am9:43 am4:45 pmNone Sat5:35 pm12:58 amNoneNone Sun6:47 pm2:10 amNoneNone Mon11:52 am3:19 am8:27 pm2:37 pm Tue12:07 pm4:16 am9:58 pm4:08 pm Wed12:24 pm5:02 am11:06 pm5:05 pm Thu12:39 pm5:40 amNone5:49 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:23 am10:18 am4:24 pmNone Sat7:32 am12:59 am5:14 pm10:30 am Sun8:42 am2:23 am6:32 pm10:53 am Mon12:56 pm3:27 am8:47 pm3:11 pm Tue10:57 am4:18 am9:56 pm4:12 pm Wed11:41 am5:05 am11:00 pm5:06 pm Thu12:12 pm5:46 am11:52 pm5:56 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:45 am9:45 am3:50 pmNone Sat4:40 pm1:00 amNoneNone Sun5:52 pm2:12 amNoneNone Mon10:57 am3:21 am7:32 pm2:39 pm Tue11:12 am4:18 am9:03 pm4:10 pm Wed11:29 am5:04 am10:11 pm5:07 pm Thu11:44 am5:42 am11:06 pm5:51 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri9:50 am3:08 am6:55 pm12:59 pm Sat7:45 pm4:14 amNoneNone Sun8:57 pm5:26 amNoneNone Mon2:02 pm6:35 am10:37 pm5:53 pm Tue2:17 pm7:32 amNone7:24 pm Wed12:08 am8:18 am2:34 pm8:21 pm Thu1:16 am8:56 am2:49 pm9:05 pm WEDNESDAYFew Showers High: 73 Low: 66 MONDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 78 Low: 71 FRIDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 6, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 80 Low: 69 TUESDAYMost ly Sunny High: 75 Low: 68 THURSDAYSunny High: 71 Low: 64 Day HighLowHighLow Fri7:40 am9:43 am4:45 pmNone Sat5:35 pm12:58 amNoneNone Sun6:47 pm2:10 amNoneNone Mon11:52 am3:19 am8:27 pm2:37 pm Tue12:07 pm4:16 am9:58 pm4:08 pm Wed12:24 pm5:02 am11:06 pm5:05 pm Thu12:39 pm5:40 amNone5:49 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:23 am10:18 am4:24 pmNone Sat7:32 am12:59 am5:14 pm10:30 am Sun8:42 am2:23 am6:32 pm10:53 am Mon12:56 pm3:27 am8:47 pm3:11 pm Tue10:57 am4:18 am9:56 pm4:12 pm Wed11:41 am5:05 am11:00 pm5:06 pm Thu12:12 pm5:46 am11:52 pm5:56 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:45 am9:45 am3:50 pmNone Sat4:40 pm1:00 amNoneNone Sun5:52 pm2:12 amNoneNone Mon10:57 am3:21 am7:32 pm2:39 pm Tue11:12 am4:18 am9:03 pm4:10 pm Wed11:29 am5:04 am10:11 pm5:07 pm Thu11:44 am5:42 am11:06 pm5:51 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri9:50 am3:08 am6:55 pm12:59 pm Sat7:45 pm4:14 amNoneNone Sun8:57 pm5:26 amNoneNone Mon2:02 pm6:35 am10:37 pm5:53 pm Tue2:17 pm7:32 amNone7:24 pm Wed12:08 am8:18 am2:34 pm8:21 pm Thu1:16 am8:56 am2:49 pm9:05 pm WEDNESDAYFew Showers High: 73 Low: 66 MONDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 78 Low: 71 FRIDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 6, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 80 Low: 69 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am2:49 pm9:05 pm WEDNESDAYFew Showers High: 73 Low: 66 MONDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 78 Low: 71 FRIDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 6, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 80 Low: 69 TUESDAYMost ly Sunny High: 75 Low: 68 THURSDAYSunny High: 71 Low: 64 Day HighLowHighLow Fri7:40 am9:43 am4:45 pmNone Sat5:35 pm12:58 amNoneNone Sun6:47 pm2:10 amNoneNone Mon11:52 am3:19 am8:27 pm2:37 pm Tue12:07 pm4:16 am9:58 pm4:08 pm Wed12:24 pm5:02 am11:06 pm5:05 pm Thu12:39 pm5:40 amNone5:49 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:23 am10:18 am4:24 pmNone Sat7:32 am12:59 am5:14 pm10:30 am Sun8:42 am2:23 am6:32 pm10:53 am Mon12:56 pm3:27 am8:47 pm3:11 pm Tue10:57 am4:18 am9:56 pm4:12 pm Wed11:41 am5:05 am11:00 pm5:06 pm Thu12:12 pm5:46 am11:52 pm5:56 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:45 am9:45 am3:50 pmNone Sat4:40 pm1:00 amNoneNone Sun5:52 pm2:12 amNoneNone Mon10:57 am3:21 am7:32 pm2:39 pm Tue11:12 am4:18 am9:03 pm4:10 pm Wed11:29 am5:04 am10:11 pm5:07 pm Thu11:44 am5:42 am11:06 pm5:51 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri9:50 am3:08 am6:55 pm12:59 pm Sat7:45 pm4:14 amNoneNone Sun8:57 pm5:26 amNoneNone Mon2:02 pm6:35 am10:37 pm5:53 pm Tue2:17 pm7:32 amNone7:24 pm Wed12:08 am8:18 am2:34 pm8:21 pm Thu1:16 am8:56 am2:49 pm9:05 pm WEDNESDAYFew Showers High: 73 Low: 66 MONDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 78 Low: 71 FRIDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 6, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 80 Low: 69 TUESDAYMost ly Sunny High: 75 Low: 68 THURSDAYSunny High: 71 Low: 64 Day HighLowHighLow Fri7:40 am9:43 am4:45 pmNone Sat5:35 pm12:58 amNoneNone Sun6:47 pm2:10 amNoneNone Mon11:52 am3:19 am8:27 pm2:37 pm Tue12:07 pm4:16 am9:58 pm4:08 pm Wed12:24 pm5:02 am11:06 pm5:05 pm Thu12:39 pm5:40 amNone5:49 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:23 am10:18 am4:24 pmNone Sat7:32 am12:59 am5:14 pm10:30 am Sun8:42 am2:23 am6:32 pm10:53 am Mon12:56 pm3:27 am8:47 pm3:11 pm Tue10:57 am4:18 am9:56 pm4:12 pm Wed11:41 am5:05 am11:00 pm5:06 pm Thu12:12 pm5:46 am11:52 pm5:56 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:45 am9:45 am3:50 pmNone Sat4:40 pm1:00 amNoneNone Sun5:52 pm2:12 amNoneNone Mon10:57 am3:21 am7:32 pm2:39 pm Tue11:12 am4:18 am9:03 pm4:10 pm Wed11:29 am5:04 am10:11 pm5:07 pm Thu11:44 am5:42 am11:06 pm5:51 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri9:50 am3:08 am6:55 pm12:59 pm Sat7:45 pm4:14 amNoneNone Sun8:57 pm5:26 amNoneNone Mon2:02 pm6:35 am10:37 pm5:53 pm Tue2:17 pm7:32 amNone7:24 pm Wed12:08 am8:18 am2:34 pm8:21 pm Thu1:16 am8:56 am2:49 pm9:05 pm WEDNESDAYFew Showers High: 73 Low: 66 MONDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 78 Low: 71 FRIDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 6, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides Subdivision City Year BuiltSquare FootageListing Price Selling Price Days On Market McPhie ParkFort Myers Beach 2018 4,768 $2,795,000 $2,740,000 10 Chateaux Sur Mer Unrec Sanibel 1983 2,098 $2,595,000 $2,450,000 17 Cape Coral Cape Coral 2016 4,785 $2,500,000 $1,800,000 345 Devonwood Fort Myers 2006 8,759 $1,999,000 $1,750,000 612 North Captiva Dunes Captiva 1994 2,528 $1,595,000 $1,454,000 175 Cassina Miromar Lakes 2017 2,742 $1,595,000 $1,568,158 125 Verona Lago Miromar Lakes 2004 3,293 $1,290,000 $1,250,000 691 Intracoastal HarbourFort Myers 2012 2,857 $1,250,000 $1,200,000 66 Cape Harbour Cape Coral 2003 2,807 $1,150,000 $1,035,000 79 Nature's Cove Estero 2000 4,333 $1,125,000 $1,070,000 5
ISLAND SUN APRIL 6, 201832B 17 BEACH HOMES, CAPTIVA Beach Home w/Extraordinary Gulf Front Views Large, Open 4 BR, Waterfront Deck $3,395,000 MLS 218018805 Fred Newman & Vicki Panico 239.826.2704 SOUTH SEAS DIRECT BEACHFRONT 1401 MIDDLE GULF DR. #Q404, SANIBEL Near Beach Unit w/Enclosed Gulf View Lanai Beautifully Remodeled w/Island Dcor $949,000 MLS 218014522 Fred Newman & Vicki Panico 239.826.2704 SUNDIAL BEACH RESORT 3784 COQUINA DR., SANIBEL Very Spacious 3 BR, 3 BA, West Rock Subdiv. Incredible Potential w/Ample Storage Space $599,995 MLS 218001589 Andre Arensman 239.233.1414 GREAT VALUE NEAR BEACH 1321 SEASPRAY LN., SANIBEL Desirable Tennis and Pool Community Huge Lot, Lovely Setting, Beach Access $995,000 MLS 218002223 John Nicholson 239.849.3250 PRIVATE NEAR BEACH 413 BELLA VISTA WAY, SANIBEL Luxurious 4 BR, 4 BA Home, Direct Gulf Views Spectacular Remodel, Professionally Designed $2,495,000 MLS 218022814 Tracy Walters 239.994.7975 COLONY BEACH ESTATES 2445 W. GULF DR. #E35, SANIBEL 3rd Floor Unit w/Stunning Gulf Views Popular Complex, Excellent Rental Income $1,295,000 MLS 218006573 Andre Arensman 239.233.1414 POINTE SANTO DIRECT GULF FRONT 2611 W. GULF DR. #C102, SANIBEL Beautiful Gulf of Mexico and Beach Views 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 1st Floor, Sunset View $1,299,000 MLS 218016361 John Nicholson 239.849.3250 WEST IS BEST BEACHFRONT 1320 SEASPRAY LN., SANIBEL 4 BR, 5 BA Home w/Majestic Setting Hardwood Floors, Impact Windows/Doors $3,550,000 MLS 217011639 Tracy Walters 239.994.7975 SEASPRAY BEACHFRONT 2445 W. GULF DR. #C3, SANIBEL Gorgeous 3 BR, 2 BA, Ground Level Spectacular Gulf Views, Spacious Unit $1,184,415 MLS 218015819 John Nicholson 239.849.3250 POINTE SANTO WALK-OUT 1244 PAR VIEW DR., SANIBEL Open Kitchen w/New Appliances & Countertops 4 BR, 3 BA, New Master BA w/Luxurious Shower $1,099,000 MLS 218021869Linda von Wowern, McMurray & Nette 239.223.3382 BEACHVIEW CC STEPS TO BEACH 2230 CAMINO DEL MAR DR. #4B1, SANIBEL 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Direct Gulf Front Beautiful Updates, Excellent Rental Income $799,900 MLS 216019723 Cindy Sitton 239.810.4772 OCEANS REACH 1304 EAGLE RUN DR., SANIBEL Great Street, Golf Course & Sunset Views Beautiful New Construction Ready Soon $1,100,000 MLS 218017983 Andre Arensman 239.233.1414 BEACHVIEW CC ESTATES 752/754 CARDIUM ST., SANIBEL Adorable 2 BR, 1 BA in Both Units All Updated, Great Rental Income, Near Beach $579,000 MLS 217031292 McMurray & Nette 239.850.7888 ISLAND DUPLEX GETAWAY 2515/2517 WULFERT RD., SANIBEL Vacant Lot Showcasing #14 Green, Lake & Fairway Enjoy Amenities w/Dining, Golf, Tennis & Fitness $259,000 MLS 217063941 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 SANCTUARY COUNTRY CLUB 1501 MIDDLE GULF DR. #G204, SANIBEL Great Gulf View, 2 BR, 2 BA $649,999 MLS 217049018 Brian Murty 239.565.1272 SUNDIAL 1204 PAR VIEW DR., SANIBEL Rare, Near Beach Building Lot Golf Course Views, Deeded Beach Access $329,000 MLS 218019405 Cindy Sitton 239.810.4772 BEACHVIEW CC ESTATES ST. CHARLES HARBOUR #A21, FORT MYERS Private & Gated w/24-Hr. Security Deep Water Marina in Beautiful Protected Cove $225,000 Call for Details McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 78 NEW FLOATING DOCK MANDALAY A BEACHFRONT ESTATE 6111 & 6089 SANIBEL-CAPTIVA RD., SANIBEL Uncompromised Quality & Design $19,975,000 MLS 216039884 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW PRICE NEW PRICE NEW PRICE1501 MIDDLE GULF DR. #E104, SANIBEL Sensational Gulf Views, 2 BR, 2 BA + Den Walkout Lanai, Exceptional Rental History $899,000 MLS 218013189 Brian Murty 239.565.1272 SUNDIAL DIRECT GULF FRONT 1299 MIDDLE GULF DR. #232, SANIBEL Inviting 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Condo Beautifully Furnished Island Retreat $659,000 MLS 218005862 Tracy Walters 239.994.7975 COMPASS POINT NEW PRICE NEW PRICE NEW PRICE NEW PRICE