APRIL SUNRISE/SUNSET : 7:01 7:54 7:00 7:55 6:59 7:55 6:58 7:56 6:57 7:56 6:56 7:57 6:55 7:57 VOL. 25, NO. 42 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA APRIL 20, 2018 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands Bigger And Better Seahorse Festivalby Jeff LysiakFor the first time in the history of the event, The Sanibel Schools Seahorse Festival a fundraiser for the schools Parent Teacher Association (PTA) will be held at Sanibel Community Park, located next to The Community House on Periwinkle Way. The family-friendly event, open to the community, will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. According to PTA President Kimberly Paulus, several events that had been planned as fundraisers last year had been cancelled or postponed due to Hurricane Irma. The hurricane really continued on page 30 A rock climbing wall and inflatable games will be a part of the fun photo by Jeff LysiakSea School Summer Camp Registration OpenRegistration for Sanibel Sea Schools summer camp programs is open and space is still available for a number of weeks. Camp runs from June 4 to August 24 at three locations: Sanibel Sea Schools Flagship Campus, Sundial Beach Resort and Canterbury School in Fort Myers. There are programs planned for campers ages 4 to 18. The nonprofits summer camps offer a chance for participants to learn about marine biology in a fun setting, while continued on page 6 Lilly Robinson loves surfing the Sanibel waters photo providedCaptiva Island Yacht Club will again be offering a Summer Junior Sailing Program. This year, Session 1 will run from June 11 through June 22 and Session 2 will run from July 16 through July 27. Both U.S. Sailing Certified programs run for two weeks, Monday through Friday, and are open to ages 8 to 15. continued on page 10 Preparing to set sail photo provided Summer Junior Sailing Program At Captiva Island Yacht Club Earth Day Activities At SCCFWhat do Fix-A-Flat, baby wipes and vinegar have in common? They are all useful post-tropical storm sup plies. Baby wipes may be your shower if water pr essure is low. A one-two punch includes having hydrogen peroxide on hand as well. Fix-A-Flat is useful if you are driving through an area where construction debris or roof shingles have been blown around. White vinegar works great to stop mold. Bleach residue has a type of salt that draws moisture in to the area and bleach does not penetrate porous surfaces. There are other suggestions for lowering post-hurricane blues. Come to the SCCF Nature Center on Sunday, April 22 and learn about DIY innovations that may aid in coping with issues after the storm. Red Anders has become quite inventive in keeping things more comfortable when the power goes out. Some of his projects will be on display. In addition, Anna Stork will be giving two talks about her experience with LuminAID waterproof solar lanterns which can also be used to charge cell phones. Stork has helped supply light to the Himalayans after the landslides, in African villages where a single light can help improve the welfare of mothers and newborn babies, and in Puerto Rico postHurricane Maria. Storks talks are supported through the Donald Slavic Family Foundation. Seating for Storks presentations are limited; register for her 1:30 and 3 p.m. talks using Eventbrite. Tickets are free. When attending SCCFs Earth Day celebration between 1 and 5 p.m., enter a raffle for one of 100 LuminAID lanterns, compliments of LCEC. The SCCF Nature Center is located at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more informa tion, call 472-2329 or visit www.sccf.org. LuminAID waterproof solar lantern photo provided
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3 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 Community Shredding DayThe Secure Shredding truck will be on site this 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. Shell CraftersShell Crafters offer free instruction in the art of shell craft at 10 a.m. on Mondays. For adults and children (accompanied by an adult). Spirit Tree GivingThere is a spirit tree at RS Walsh Landscaping and In The Garden that benefits 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. 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. Coming SoonWell-known professional French baker Andre Gratesol will be teaching a series of four progressive baking classes. Sessions will be offered on Thursdays in May. Cost is $50 per session or $175 for the series. On June 30, there will be a Smoke on the Island Hog Roast. A cooking camp for kids will be offered July 30 to August 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Cost is $50 per day per child. Parent and child (ages 5 to 9) cooking classes will be offered at 10 a.m. on select days. Watch for more details on these programs. The Community House is located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. For more information, visit www. sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 472-2155. A cooking camp for kids will run from July 30 to August 3The Community House Secure Shredding will be on site this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon photos provided Top Ten Books On The Island1. The Alice Network by Kate Quinn 2. The Bricklayer of Albany Park by Terry John Malik 3. A Shell of a Pr oblem by Jennifer Schiff 4. Little Fr ench Bistro by Nina George 5. The Stars ar e Fire by Anita Shreve 6. Shellanguage by Pam Rambo 7. Gift fr om the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh 8. Accidental PI by David Watts 9. Beach House for Rent by Mary Alice Monroe 10. Always by Sarah Jio Courtesy of MacIntosh Books and Paper.
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 20184 Captiva Island Historical SocietyLooking Back: Ina WatsonThis weeks image features Ina Watsons campsite on Chadwicks South Seas Plantation, circa 1935, with alligators in front as watch dogs. 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. Ina Watsons campsite photo courtesy Captiva Island Historical Society Archives 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 Math Is Fun For PreschoolersFive-year-olds Nathan Ames and Henry Kauffold learned early math skills by playing a game with dice and blocks at Summit Christian Preschool at Sanibel Community Church, located at 1740 Periwinkle Way. Registration for next year is currently open. To schedule a tour of the school or for more information, call Andy at 482-7007. Nathan Ames and Henry Kauffold photo provided Students Plan Summer Missions TripsSanibel Community Church Youth Ministries H2O group is going on two separate mission trips this summer with both the middle school and high school students. Middle school-aged students will travel to Atlanta, Georgia to partner with Atlanta Envision from June 23 to 30. The Envision site is in Clarkston, Georgia in the Metro-Atlanta area. The teens will be working in an area where there are over 700 different people groups represented in the refugee population. Students will be working with these refugees while having an international experience only a few hours from home. From July 21 to 30, high school students will travel to Mission Twenty Five 35, a ministry located in the Dominican Republic. The students will be a part of Vacation Bible School, baseball games, garbage dump ministry, orphanage outreaches, youth detention center outreaches, eagles opportunities, prayer and hurricane cleanup. For more information about either of these trips, contact Pastor Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 and 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 island and surrounding communities are welcome to attend. Sanibel Community Church is an evangelical, non-denominational congregation located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). Sanibel Community Church Youth Ministries H2O group photo provided 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 & SNAKE TRIMMED KNIVESNOW 20% OFFBIG SELECTIONALL BEACH DRESSES NOW $20BIG COLOR SELECTIONVoted The Best Shell Shop in SW Florida -News Press Readers Poll 2000-2017 Voted The Best Gift Shop in SW Florida 2017 SEE OUR SEA LIFE TILESWinner Best Shell Shop -Islander/Island Reporter Readers Poll 2000-2017 2015 Best Craft Shop & Best Gift Shop WELCOME VISITORS An Ocean Boutique
5 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018Community House Hosting Art League ExhibitSanibel Captiva Art League members David Bollinger, Gloria Krekel and Jan Rutledge are exhibiting their works during the month of April at The Community House, located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. The public is invited to view their paintings Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information about Sanibel Captiva Art League membership, weekly plein aire outings and other activities, visit www.sancapart.com. Frangipani Cottage by Gloria Krekel images provided Shrimp Boats by Jan Rutledge Supply House, historic district by David Bollinger To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 20186 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 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 rfntbb b b b b b b b Find us on bb tOpen Monday-Saturdaywww.threecraftyladies.com WESLEY HARRELL FAY Wesley Harrell Fay, born on March 29, 1965 in Atlanta, Georgia to Lamar and Ellene Harrell, passed away surrounded by friends and family on April 11, 2018. Wesley grew up the youngest of four siblings in Shelby, North Carolina. She attended St. Marys School in Raleigh and the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She belonged to Chi Omega womens fraternity. She studied accounting and became a Certied Public Accountant in 1988. Wesley was a talent in horseback riding, swimming and diving, snow skiing and water skiing, painting and so much more. She found new forever friends at every stage of her life at school, tennis, bookclubs, parties and anywhere else she went. Wesley married the love of her life, James Lester Fay, Jr. of Columbus, Georgia, at her home in Shelby on June 4, 1988. Together they raised three beautiful girls, Elise McGehee, Porter de Launay Laney, and Hannah Alston. In 2003, the Fay Family moved to Sanibel Island, Florida where Wesley and her family spent time playing tennis, boating and watching sunsets. Wesley enjoyed endless hours coaching, teaching, and cheering on her daughters in sports, choirs, art, performances and academic accomplishments. Her favorite place was Useppa Island, where the Fay Family spent countless weekends and holidays. Wesley turned every house into a home and haven through her decorating and landscaping. She lled those havens with art, color, owers, puppies, music and love. Wesley was bright, funny, quickwitted, so strong and so kind. To know her was truly to love her. Â She is survived by her husband, Jimmy, her daughter Elise (New York, New York), her daughter Laney (Nashville, Tennessee), her daughter Hannah (Sanibel), her sister Tracy Hallett and her family (HK, HK, Wilson and Campbell) (Charlotte, North Carolina), her brother, Lamar Mister Harrell, and his family (Ella and Logan) (Indian Harbor Beach, Florida), her sister Kelly Bell and her family (Edwin, Win, Nathan and Olivia) (Albany, Georgia), her mother Ellene Harrell (Sanibel), and hundreds of other loving friends and family members, near and far. She was predeceased by her father, W. Lamar Harrell, Jr. Services celebrating Wesleys wonderful life were held on April 14 at St. Michaels and All Angels Episcopal Church on Sanibel and on April 17 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbus. In lieu of owers, please plant some in your garden, or consider making a donation to Moftt Cancer Center. American Legion Post 123American Legion Post 123 is having a barbecue from noon to 8 p.m. this Sunday, April 22. The following Sunday, April 29, a meatloaf dinner is on the menu from 1 to 8 p.m. There will be a Cinco de Mayo Mexican Fiesta on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6 from noon to 8 p.m. The 10th annual Redneck Olimpics is scheduled for Sunday, May 27. Stay tuned for details. 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. From page 1Summer Campalso practicing waterman skills, making art and spending time with friends. Favorite camp activities include surfing, snorkeling, crafts and any sort of dissection, said Nicole Finnicum, camp coordinator. We have a surfing competition at the end of each week, which campers always look forward to, and we also take so many great field trips to explore the ocean, she added. Currently, there is space available in Pea-Sized Pufferfish Week, a program specifically for 4to 6-year-olds, a coral reef expedition to the Florida Keys for 11to 12-year-olds, an expedition to Belize for teens ages 15 to 18, as well as a variety of camps for 6to 13-yearolds, each with its own ocean-related theme. For details and registration information, visit www.sanibelseaschool. org or call 472-8585. Scholarships are available upon request. Sanibel Sea School is a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to improve the oceans future, one person at a time. OBITUARY
7 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 Periwinkle Place Shops Sanibel Island 239-472-4177 CongressJewelers.com SEALIFE FASHION DIAMONDS ESTATE SAVE UP TO 30%On Specially Selected Sealife by Congress Collection. Preschoolers Welcome SpringStudents at Sanibel Christian Preschool had a chance to incorporate the second week of spring into their daily lessons. The VPK 4-year-olds class counted colorful plastic bugs as part of their math lessons, while the 3-year-olds learned about and drew what they might see during spring. Sanibel Christian Preschool is open to students of all backgrounds and offers scholarship opportunities as well as small class sizes. Contact Director Ana Abella at 472-0497 or visit www. sanibelucc.org/preschool for more information about entering 2-, 3or 4-year-olds into the program at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, located at 2050 Periwinkle Way. Preschooler solving a math problem photos provided Student and Miss PlummerSoul Food Gathering At Sanibel ChurchWhat is the human soul? What does the Bible mean when it says that God created us as a living soul? John Ortberg wrestles with the deepest questions of human existence and identity in his new book, Soul Keeping: Caring For the Most Important Part of You. On Wednesday, April 25 at 6 p.m., Dr. Daryl Donovan, senior pastor of Sanibel Community Church, will lead a book discussion around this important issue of life. Participants are encouraged to bring a bit of soul food to the feast at 6 p.m., bringing their favorite dish to prepare and serve, and to have read Ortbergs book. Have your questions and comments ready. All are welcome. The gathering will be held in the Fellowship Hall at Sanibel Community Church. There is no need to preregister; just bring your dish and book. 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. Dr. Daryl Donovan photo provided WERE ON SOCIAL MEDIAwww.Facebook.com/IslandSunNewspaperYour Local News, Photo Galleries And More NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 20188 Independently Owned And OperatedCOPYRIGHT 2018 Island Sun LORKEN Publications, Inc.Read Us Online: www.IslandSunNews.comContributing WritersLeah Biery Barbara Cacchione Kay Casperson Walter Cheatham Constance Clancy, EdD Suzy Cohen Linda Coin Marcia Feeney Ed Frank Shelley Greggs Jarred Harris Marion Hauser, MS, RD Ross Hauser, MD Bryan Hayes Craig R. Hersch Tanya Hochschild Shirley Jewell Bob Kern Dr. Jose H. Leal, PhD Anne Mitchell Capt. Matt Mitchell Trinette Nelson Gerri Reaves PhD Angela Larson Roehl J. Brendan Ryan, CLU, ChFC, MSFS Di Saggau Karen L. Semmelman Tom Sharbaugh Jeanie TinchUSPS 18: Bulk Rate permit paid for at Sanibel, FL, 33957. Postmaster: Send change of address to Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. Published every Friday for the people and visitors of Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Distribution: 8,000 10,000 per week (seasonal). Mailed free to Sanibel and Captiva residents every Friday. 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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 Success Of Eco Tour Prompts Return TripThe Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum launched its first Eco Tour earlier this year. The tour included exploring several land and marine environ ments within the beautiful country of Costa Rica. The 12 participants wer e guided by world-renowned malacologist Jos H. Leal, PhD, museum curator, and aided by Leigh Gay, museum outreach coordinator, and local guide Erick Guzman of Holbrook Travel. The guides were very knowledge able, enthusiastic and dedicated to giving us the best possible experience thr oughout our trip, said participant Kim from Florida. Among the many memorable stops were the Marino Ballena National Park in the Uvita area and Cao Island on the southwestern-most part of the Pacific coast. The tour included a variety of experiences from learning about new mollusks to visiting hanging bridges to swimming in beautiful warm waters. Our first international Eco Tour took us on an immersive natural-history experience in one of the most remark able tropical regions of the world, said Dr Leal. In addition to seeing a wide array of wildlife in some of the more traditional terrestrial environments, such as the Monteverde Cloud Forest, we also explored some of the Pacific coast in the southern part of the country, and spent a day snorkeling at offshore Cao Island. We had a chance to see many local mollusks and have discussions and show-and-tell on the go. Its great to see the National Shell Museum expanding its educational experiences to include the rich marine ecosystems of the eastern Pacific Ocean. Due to the success of this inaugural trip, the museum is planning a return trip to Costa Rica in December of 2018. In the upcoming trip, we will be spending a couple of days in the area of the Arenal Volcano, with the remainder of the adventure dedicated to exploring the central and southern Pacific coasts of Costa Rica, said Dr. Leal. One of the super interesting angles I like to approach when discussing the tropical eastern Pacific mollusks and their shells is their relationship to well-known Southwest Florida and Caribbean counterparts. There are many species-pairs, one member of the pair from the Pacific, another from the Atlantic. These pairs originated from common ancestors that thrived prior to the rising of the Isthmus of Panama. The many opportunities for exploration and ensuing science-oriented discussions make the museum trips truly unique. Gay has just finalized the museums itinerary for the December Eco Tour and says participants can expect even more exciting learnings along the shore. Our first trip to Costa Rica was an eye-opening experience. From day one until the last night, we were immersed in culture and nature. We covered it all; shelling, snorkel ing, whale-watching, birdwatching, hiking and eating. Our hotels had br eathtaking views of volcanoes, rainforests and the vast Pacific Ocean, and I cant wait to go back! For more information, visit www. shellmuseum.org/eco-tours or contact Leigh Gay at email@example.com. Vasum caestus photo by Jos H. Leal Cao Island photo by Leah Gay Howler photo by Jos H. Leal Crocodile photo by Jos H. Leal Toucan photo by Jos H. Leal
9 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 433-4901. 1975 Periwinkle Way Sanibels Only Positively Authorized Dealer! The Best Selection in Southwest Florida!
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201810 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 through April 30 Sat., April 21, 9am NoonCommunity Shredding Day $5/Box North Lot. Enter near Dunlop.Sun., April 22, 4pmFoodies & Yogies $49/Person Chocolate & ChakrasWed., April 25, 5pmSCA Annual Mtg.Wed., April 29, 4 6pmCooking Demo Fast, Healthy & Delicious Member/$45, Guest/$55COMING SOONProfessional French Baker French Baking ClassesMay 3, 10, 17, 24 $50 each or $175 for seriesJune 30Smoke on the Island Hog RoastJuly 30 August 3Cooking Camp 9:30am 1pm $50/child/dayParent/Child Cooking5-9 years 10am $35 for pairVisit 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) email@example.com www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Whats Happening At The HouseFor Full Schedule of ALL Happenings visit www.SanibelCommunityHouse.net From page 1Sailing ProgramThis is a great opportunity for family and friends to learn the skills and discipline of small boat sailing. The generosity of Captiva Island Yacht Club members has helped up to seven kids each summer to attend these junior sailing programs. The cost is $500 per two-week session. Contact Lauren Davies at 472-4133 ext. 4 to sign up for one or both sessions. Visit www.captivaiyc.net/activities/sailing to download the registration and waiver forms. Historical Village Thanks Volunteers At LuncheonThe Sanibel Historical Museum and Village held a luncheon recently to thank its volunteers for all they do to help the museum. More than 70 volunteers attended the event held at The Dunes. The village could not function without our family of volunteers, said Executive Director Emilie Alfino. They are highly skilled and informed about the islands history, and they get scores of compliments from our guests. We are very lucky to have such wonderful people involved in our village. Volunteers celebrating anniversaries were recognized, as were new volunteers. New volunteers included Mary Bondurant, Ginny Darby, Annette Hendrick, Kay McDonald, Jaye Nagle, Susan Nickson, Barbara Renneke, Jeanne Shumway, Bart Smith, Rachel Stewart, Frankie Tozzi and Keith Trowbridge. Celebrating five years of service were Mike DiCorpo, Martha Dilger, Carol Gertsen, Clivie Goodwin, Sally Kennedy, Edina Lessack, Patty Moore, Donna Oberhill, Ellen ONeill, Kathy Price and Nancy Siegel. Celebrating 10 years of service were Judy Addison, Dorothy Donaldson, Sally Duffy, Nanette Laurion, Kitty Moore and Blair Wyatt. Celebrating 15 years of service was Gayle Pence. A large committee of volunteers organized and planned the event, including chair Terry Jacob and Lois Codair, the member in charge of decorating. The historical village is currently open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Beginning in May, the village switches to summer hours, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS). Admission is $10 for adults 18 and older; those under 18 and members are free. Docent-guided tours are available at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at no extra charge, based upon docent availability. There is handicap access to all buildings. For more information, call 472-4648 during business hours or visit www. sanibelmuseum.org. Terry Jacob and Lois Codair, two of the event organizers photos provided Gayle Pence was honored for 15 years of serviceArtist At WorkIsla Mendez worked on an art project to improve her fine motor skills recently at Summit Christian Preschool at Sanibel Community Church. Creative projects offer the children a fun learning environment. Registration for the 201819 preschool class is now open. To register your child or to schedule a tour of the school located on the campus of Sanibel Community Church at 1740 Periwinkle Way, call Andy at 482-7007. Isla Mendez photo provided
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ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201812 International Food AdventuresAprils food adventure for young chefs at the Culinary Education Center at The Community House was Mexican cuisine. They prepared a complete meal of enchiladas, guacamole, salsa, homemade tortillas and Mexican wedding cookies. On May 7, they will create food from Thailand, including summer rolls, Thai chicken salad, pineapple and coconut fudge. Sixteen home chefs gathered to create a gourmet meal at the first of many couples cooking evenings at The Community House. The selection of recipes to prepare by Resident Chef Jarred Harris and visiting Chef Loretta Paganini scored an outstanding from all. The menu consisted of a get-to-knoweach other frittata appetizer with wine. After instructions and recipes, the couples each tackled one of the menu items and the results were superb. The menu included heirloom tomato, beet and micro greens (from The Community House garden) with goat cheese vinaigrette, lobster ravioli with lemon butter sauce and Wagyu teres major medallions. For dessert, a refreshing passion fruit crme brulee rounded out the evening. From left, Owen Russell, Chef Jarred Harris and Audrey Mulka photos provided Merit Foster and Sophia Schroy Don Mauer and Judy Mauer making lemon butter sauce Andrea Mulka and Lyryc Dipinski Lily Brennan and Molly Dunn From left, Sophia Schroy, Marit Foster and Pierce Farhat
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Plant SmartCarolina Geraniumby Gerri ReavesCarolina geranium (Geranium carolinianum) is a low-growing native wildflower found virtually throughout Florida. It grows in sunny spots in fields, woods and disturbed area and along roadsides, sometimes in large colonies. This leafy herb, the only member of the geranium family native to the state, often volunteers in yards and is typically regarded as a weed. However, the pretty flowers and lack of required maintenance might make you reconsider not ripping it out or dousing it with herbicide. It can grow as tall as two feet, but usually reaches only about a foot. Because the inch-long tubular beaked capsule resembles a cranes head, it inspires additional common names, cranes bill and Carolina cranesbill. The word Geranium is derived for the Greek word for crane. The plant is also called wild geranium. The capsule eventually ripens, turns brown and splits to reveal small seeds, which songbirds and small mammals consume. The pale pink, white, or lavender flowers appear nearly all year long. Measuring only about half an inch across, they usually bloom at the stem ends. They have five notched petals and spine-tipped sepals below the flowers. The leaves and bracts are hairy, or pubescent, and the leaves have an overall round shape but are deeply divided into five lobes. Because the lobes are further divided into lobes with toothed edges, the leaves have a fringy appearance. This wildflower is high in tannins and is used medicinally to treat sore throats and diarrhea. Sources: Florida Wild Flowers and Roadside Plants by C. Ritchie Bell and Bryan J. Taylor, National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida by Peter Alden et al., Wildflowers of Florida Field Guide by Jaret C. Daniels and Stan Tekiela, and www.eattheweeds.com. Plant Smart explores the diverse flora of South Florida. The long beaked seed capsules resemblance to a cranes head inspires the common names cranes bill and Carolina cranesbill Native Carolina geranium commonly pops up in sunny spots photos by Gerri ReavesISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201814 Or consider not using any rat poisons at all. Instead, seal all entry points to your home. Help SCCF Bring Back the Barn OwlsSCCF 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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Struggling For That Snookby Capt. Matt MitchellGreat tides and great bait dont always mean great fishing. This week proved to be a struggle when fishing for snook and redfish. Even though I did catch some of each, the bite was just never on fire and every single fish we caught took work. The best action continues to be our big trout fishing that has been outstanding with lots of fish over the 20-inch mark. Tarpon fishing was beat up a little by more strong winds. Anglers who were willing to put the time in soaking cut baits continue to hook them in the southern sound. Along with tarpon, more sharks are starting to show up along with Spanish mackerel, ladyfish and jacks of spring. This week, I had the pleasure of fishing with one of my favorite groups (Diageo and ABC Liquors) during their three-night stay on Captiva. These clients have done this annual business strategy meeting and fishing tournament for the last 10 years. This year was no different with five boats booked for two days. They only want to fish for snook with the big snook each day being the winner. Day one of snook fishing was tough with big high pressure on us. We did manage to catch four slot-sized fish on the five boats. Day one, after running all over the sound to the places I had seen snook laid up all week, we had very little success by only catching a variety of other species until the last hour of the tournament. As the tide got up higher during late morning, I made the run to a favorite oyster bar looking to catch one good fish. First cast on the oyster bar with the bait in the water for less than 10 seconds, we hooked up on a nice 29-inch snook and landed it. We continued fishing the other oyster bars in the same area and managed to land a monster 24-inch trout before time ran out on us. My friend Capt. Travis won day one with a snook that measured 31.5 inches. Day two, I had a different game plan by planning to run north and sight-fish some snook on the bayside of Cayo Costa in the clear water. Idling down a favorite shoreline, I located lots of larger snook but could just not get them to eat even a live chum. After a couple more frustrating hours working down this shoreline without even a bite, I made the run back to the south to fish an island by rocky channel in the northeastern sound now that the tide was finally high enough to reach it. Idling around this mangrove island, we noticed every sand pothole had snook laid in it. Setting up way out and making long casts, we had snook blowing up on live shiners, and it looked like it was going to happen. On the second or third cast, we finally did catch our first small snook of the day, and then it just quit. Motoring around to the next deeper shoreline, I spotted about 20 oversized redfish laid up under the mangroves along with a half dozen big snook out in the deeper sand hole. After throwing baits to these snook without a bite, we did hook three big redfish and landed one 29 inches before time ran out on us. Day 2 proved tough for all the captains with the largest snook caught only measuring 26 inches. The day two winner was caught by Capt. Jason Marsh who operates my second boat. After probing Jason a little bit, he gave up the fact that after struggling all morning with snook fishing, he went back to our home marina in St. James city and caught one of our pet snook we feed everyday right in my boat slip for the win. If my morning wasnt frustrating enough to have the winning fish be one of your pets, it was worse yet because I didnt think of it first. All in all, it as a great two days spent on the water with very generous clients that have become my friends over the past 10 years. Add in some friendly competition amongst fishing guides and I cant wait until next year when I hopefully get to redeem myself. 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. 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CROW Case Of The Week: Common Loon by Bob PetcherThe common loon (Gavia immer) is a long-bodied water bird whose biggest distinction from its cousins Pacific loon and redthroated loon is its head color in the summer months. From April to September, the so-called great northern diver has a black head and bill to go along with their black-and-white spotted back and white breast. Common loons are best known to be songbirds of freshwater lakes in the northern wilderness. One can usually hear them on a calm night with only the buzz of insects providing background noise. The loons eerie call can echo across the water and awaken any tranquil moment. Interestingly, the common loon is a great underwater swimmer. Its solid bones cause them to be less buoyant, unlike other birds. Its quick descent is courtesy of an ability to blow air out of its lungs and flatten its feathers to remove air within its plumage. The loons heart actually slows down to conserve oxygen. At CROW, an adult common loon was admitted after being found floating onto Bunche Beach in Fort Myers. Reports said the finder noted that the bird had signs of injury under its wing, and clinic medical officials noticed the patient had two linear wounds in the left inguinal area that were crusted over and covered in a white scabby material during the initial exam. The loon also has a small laceration on its right hock and a scab on the medial aspect. The loon came in with old looking, scabbed-over injuries. They extended into the muscle layer. When they were cleaned and dead skin removed, the underlying tissue was healthy, said Dr. Malka Spektor, CROW veterinary intern. There were two wounds at the inner thigh, one next to the other, in a line. The other wound was on the back side of the same leg, and it was the same size as the other two, in the same linear configuration. X-rays did not indicate any fractures. The loon may have suffered an attack from a predator. A possible cause is a bite wound, with each wound being a tooth mark, since they are on the upper and underside of the leg, said Dr. Spektor. It could also be wounds from rocks or shells when the loon beached itself, however we cannot be one hundred percent certain of the cause. The patient was provided pain medication and the wounds at the left inguinal area were cleaned surgically down to healthy tissue and sutured closed. The right hock was flushed and honey bandaged. The honey was used the first day as an antimicrobial dressing on the wounds while the patient was too unstable to anesthetize for full wound care, said Dr. Spektor. Once the loon stabilized, we were able to anesthetize it, and clean, debride and suture the wounds closed. After a week of care and healing at the clinic, the patient was ready to begin rehabilitation in anticipation of a release. All signs look good for a return to the wild. The injuries are looking good, and should mostly heal within a week or two, said Dr. Spektor. The loon was moved outside on Friday to be able to build up strength in the water. When the patient is moving around well, the wounds have mostly healed, and it has put on some weight, it will be time for release. 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. Patient #18-0985 has been moved outdoors so that it can build up strength photo by Brian Bohlman SUN 17 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 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 WeekNorthern Quahogby Jos H. Leal, PhD, BaileyMatthews National Shell Museum Science Director and CuratorThe Northern Quahog, Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758), measures up to 120 mm (about five inches). Its shell is trigonal to rounded, with commarginal (concentric) ridges on the outer surface. It differs from its closest relative (and local native species), the Southern Quahog, Mercenaria campechiensis, by smaller maximum size, lack of commarginal ridges on central part of the external shell surface and, most of all, by the violetcolor tinges on the internal surface of its valves (absent in the Southern Quahog). Originally from the Eastern Seaboard of the US, the Northern Quahog has been introduced to the bays and protected waters of Southwest Florida originally via scientific experiments and the seafood aquaculture industry: the species was chosen over the native Southern Quahog because of the very short shelf life in this latter species. Both species can be found in the local areas invaded by the Northern Quahog, and hybrids are not uncommon. Learn more about local mollusks and their shells at https://shellmuseum.org/ shells/southwest-florida-shells and www. shellmuseum.org/blog. 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. Ribbon Cutting For New Bike Path Rest AreaOn Saturday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m., the Sanibel Bicycle Club (SBC) and the City of Sanibel will be conducting a brief ceremony to cut the ribbon on Sanibels newest path rest area at Casa Ybel Road and Middle Gulf Drive. This ceremony will be attended by bike club members and city officials, and is open to the public. This project was initiated by SBC after the family and friends of the late Dale Armstrong, a SBC founding member and past president, made a generous donation to SBCs Trails In Motion Fund to underwrite the project. The club partnered with the City of Sanibel, which made the land available for the facility. This project represents another example of SBC working with the city in a public/private partnership to benefit the Sanibel Shared Use Path. Parking at the location will be limited, so everyone who can is encouraged to bike or walk to the rest area. City bike racks will be placed at the location, as well as chairs and shade cover for those who need it. There will be some limited space for car parking along Peachtree Road across Casa Ybel Road. The Northern Quahog, Mercenaria mercenaria, from the area between the Sanibel Causeway and Bunche Beach photo by Jos H. Leal ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201818 1 oz coee-rubbed ribeye steak. NOW SERVING DINNER! Dec 15-May 1 Dinner Reservations Recommended 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 Bacardi Rum Light or DarkKendall JacksonChardonnay 1.75 Ltr. 750 ml.$25.99$13.99Where the Locals Shop!
19 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 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 Beach Finds Subject Of Shell Museum Lectureby Jeff LysiakAt last weeks Mollusk Matinee presentation at the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, marine biologist Rebecca Mensch delivered an hour-long lecture on things visitors and residents frequently find along the shore line of Sanibel and Captiva, including some things that dont belong ther e at all. Entitled Beach ID: Common Sanibel Beach Finds (Other Than Shells), Menschs presentation included some of the unusual looking animals and vegetation spotted on local shores, from everyday finds to rare discoveries. Seaweed, technically, is not a plant. It is an algae that conducts photosynthesis through its tissues. Locally, the most common seaweeds are graceful redweed, which quickly bleaches from red to pink to white to translucent after washing up on the beach, and pelagic sargassum which due to being filled with tiny air bladders Mensch referred to as natures bubblewrap. Other vegetation frequently seen on beaches include seagrasses (i.e. turtle grass, manatee grass) and mangrove propagules. Mensch explained that red mangrove propagules drop off the parent tree, and may float in the water for up to a year before taking root. Several varieties of egg cases includ ing whelk, fig, tulip and apple murex are often discover ed by passersby on the beach. The apple murex egg case actually looks like a giant Rice Krispies treat, Mensch explained. But if you see a Rice Krispies treat on the beach, dont eat it! Although they can be found on local beaches, coral is a relatively rare discovery. Unlike their more colorful cousins found in waters far away from Southwest Florida, local corals are usually white. Weeks will go by and I wont find any corals on the beach, said Mensch. But some days, I might find five. Another odd discovery people often see on the sand are pig parts, including hooves, nails and knuckles. They come from fishermen who bait crab traps with sectioned parts of a pig carcass; subse quently, fragmented remains are carried in with the tides and wash ashor e. They are an unusual find, but not beyond reason. Menschs presentation also included information about identifying echinoderms (sea stars), sea squirts (sandy skinned tunicates), sea pork and three species of batfish. The latter marine creature uses its pectoral fins to walk on land. Although gopher tortoises may some times be found on island beaches, they ar e solely terrestrial animals and cannot survive in the water. A keystone species that helps provide shelter for up to 350 other animals including snakes, rodents, rabbits, insects and other reptiles gopher tortoise burrows average 15 feet long and 6.5 feet deep. Lucky beachgoers may also see one of a number of varieties of sea turtles on Sanibel and Captiva. Loggerheads are the most common sea turtles to visit here, but sometimes green and Kemps ridley sea turtles can be seen onshore, typically during nesting season which runs from April 15 through October 31. If you see a sea turtle on the beach, please observe it from a respectful distance and dont use a flash or artificial lighting when photographing them. All sea turtles are protected by Florida law, with one in every 1,000 hatchlings surviving to adulthood. For an upcoming schedule of daily pre sentations and special activities, free with paid admission, visit the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, located at 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For additional information, call 395-2233 or visit www. shellmuseum.org. Rebecca Mensch speaking at last weeks Mollusk Matinee Though they may sometimes be found on island beaches, gopher tortoises are solely terrestrial animals and cannot survive in the water photos by Jeff Lysiak
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201820 Highlights Of Fine Arts Reception For Two BIG ARTS Juried Shows Maureen Ginipro with her first prize piece Artichoke photos provided Annie Wainwright with her piece Temptation Joshua Horkey and his piece LARD, with Phil Olsson Jaye Boswell with her third prize piece Healthy Harvest Africa Valdez with her piece Worlds Mind Peter Zell with his second prize piece Hors doeuvres
21 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 Cocktails Outdoor Dining Gi Shop The New Island Favorite! 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 City Of Sanibel Vegetation CommitteePlanting Native Can Reduce Your Water BillThe City of Sanibel Vegetation Committee is offering guided native vegetation and landscaping tours of city hall grounds, planted exclusively with native plants. The next tour is on Wednesday, April 11. The guided tours begin at 10 a.m. Walk the grounds for ideas on planting native vegetation that requires no fertilizer. See how you can plant a garden that reseeds itself with very little maintenance, is good for the environment and will attract birds and butterflies. Vegetation committee members will provide valuable information on proper planting and care of native vegetation. The City of Sanibel encourages planting of vegetation that is indigenous to the area as it requires very little maintenance, no fertilizer and no supplemental irrigation. Registration is not required. Attendees meet at the main entrance to Sanibel City Hall, located at 800 Dunlop Road, at the bottom of the main staircase. For more information, contact the Natural Resources Department at email@example.com or by phone at 472-3700. The next tour date is Saturday, April 28. The Natural Resources Department section of the citys website, www. mysanibel.com, offers information on native plants, a listing of licensed contractors, Sanibels vegetation standards and codes, and the Environmental Reference Handbook prepared by the citys vegetation committee. The committee also offers free native plant tours. For more information, call 4723700. There are easier ways to reduce your water bill photo providedMuseum Accepting Shell DonationsToo many shells at home? The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum can put them to good use. The museum is currently accepting empty, unaltered, local Southwest Florida shell donations to support its educational platforms and family shell craft programming. All shell species are needed, especially horse conchs for the museums school kits. If you are able to help, contact the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum at 395-2233 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Shells of Southwest Florida photo provided
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 email@example.com. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. CROW is located at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Friday, April 20, 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 20, 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 20, 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 20, 2 p.m., adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Climate Change: Effects on Economics, Health and the Natural World We Love (daily presentation). Evidence of climate change is all around us, from the record hurricane season of 2017, to the wildfires and droughts in the western U.S., to a melting Arctic. In this presentation, staff will discuss impacts on the economy and health, as well as what is happening in the natural world to plants and animals. Learn about renewable energy gains and how you can contribute to a healthier and more sustainable world. Saturday, April 21, 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 21, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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. Wednesday, April 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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. Thursday, April 26, 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 26, 11 a.m., adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Species Profile: American Alligators (daily presentation). The American alligator is a large aquatic reptile and is one of two crocodilians native to Florida. Although it is hard to believe, this species was once on the road to extinction. With the help of conservation efforts over the last few decades, alligators have made a drastic comeback. This program discusses how this iconic species contributes to the overall health of Floridas ecosystems and economy. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Thursday, April 26, 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 26, 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. Public Meetings On Bailey Tract RestorationDue to the high level of public interest, the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge will be holding three additional public meetings about the hydrologic restoration project at the Bailey Tract. Plans for this project involve filling the Ani Pond, reconnecting wetland habitat, and other hydrologic enhancements for the benefit of endemic, state-threatened Sanibel Island rice rat, secretive marsh birds and other species dependent on spartina marsh habitats. The meetings will be held at the Ding Darling Visitor & Education Center at the following dates and times: Friday, April 20 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday, April 23 at 6 p.m. The meetings will begin with a presentation, followed by an opportunity for public comment. For more information, contact Nate Caswell, deputy refuge manager, at 472-1100 ext. 225. ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201822
23 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 Levi Jackson, 8, from Indianapolis, Indiana found a horse conch while staying at White Caps Cottages on West Gulf Drive. It was being tossed in the surf when he found it a while ago. Shell Found Levi Jackson photo by A. Ziehl Family-Friendly Paddlingby Ocean Tribe PaddlersOne of the best things about paddling is that it can be enjoyed by and adapted for people of all ages. With a small amount of planning and preparation, a day of kayaking or stand up paddleboarding becomes a fun and kid-friendly family activity. Our advice is to make sure there is plenty of supervision and support from capable adults, and to start slow, easing young paddlers into the sport gradually as they hone their skills. Ideally, there should be one experienced paddler per child present on an initial family outing. Two-person kayaks or canoes are good options for providing easy instruction and assistance if you dont own them, consider renting vessels for your first trip with the kids. It is also possible for smaller, well-behaved children to sit atop a stand up paddleboard with an accompanying adult. Choose a calm, protected paddling location that you are very familiar with, and keep the route short. There will be plenty of time for longer adventures in the future. During the paddle, be enthusiastic, teach patiently and take your time. We love to stop and observe wildlife along the way, or even practice entering and exiting our vessels while enjoying a swim. Before you go, talk about the trip as a family and get excited. Also make sure that each paddler has a properly-fitting U.S. Coast Guard-approved PFD (personal flotation device) to wear. Local outfitters can often make recommendations and help you purchase properly-sized gear for kids, including paddles. Pack the usual safety gear, adding extra lines for towing and/or rescue. Prepare for the weather forecast, which in Southwest Florida often means sunscreen, hats, sunglasses and covering up with UV-protective clothing. Water and snacks are also essential. Most importantly, if your young paddlers become tired, be OK with turning around early. Over time, they will develop more stamina and will learn to understand their own strengths and limitations on the water, which is an essential skill for lifelong enjoyment of the sport. 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. Jim Thompson, visiting from Kentucky, found a junonia on the beach on April 16 while staying at Loggerhead Cay. The shell had been deposited at high tide. I was just lucky enough to find it, said Thompson. Shell Found Jim Thompson photo provided
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201824 Class Builds Solitary Bee Nesting Boxesby Jeff LysiakOn April 12 at the Bailey Homestead Preserve, nine people attended a SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) program on bees, learning how to identify various bee species and making their own native solitary bee nesting box to take home. The program was led by SCCF Native Landscapes & Garden Center Manager Jenny Evans, SCCF Living with Wildlife Educator Dee SerageCentury and Wally Kain, construction guru from The Hammerheads. The 90-minute presentation offered the group some basics on bee identification, which plants they are attracted to and what people can do to help sustain or increase local bee populations. On a national level, pollination of our crops is something we should think about, said Serage-Century. Although we give a lot of credit to the honey bees for pollinating our crops, almost half of the pollination comes from our native solitary bees. Historically, generations have been keeping bees at the Bailey Homestead Preserve since the early part of the 20th century. Behind the main building is a structure called the Honey House, where visitors may purchase several varieties of locally harvested honey. Serage-Century led a tour of the demonstration gardens, pointing out the different species of bees including the honey bee, carpenter bee, carpenter bee mimic, green orchid bee, green sweat bee, oil bee and leafcutter bee that can be found locally. She also pointed out their everyday movements and which plants they are most attracted to. Many of Floridas solitary nesting bees raise their larvae in the hollow of branches, she explained. The females carry nectar and pollen to make a ball that will feed the larvae in each nesting chamber. She lays an egg on the pollen ball, seals each chamber with leaves, plant oils, soil or wood, then starts another chamber. Female eggs are laid first for more protection and males are laid closer to the chamber entrance Hammerhead Wally Kain, center, assists Gwenda Hiett-Clements and Jo Ellen Dickison with construction of their bee boxes photos by Jeff Lysiak Wally Kain identifying all of the materials needed to complete the project Carol Zell hammering nails into the roof of her bee box 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.day 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.day 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.day 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.day 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 Dee Serage-Century, center, leading the group on a tour of the Bailey Homestead Preserve Native Landscapes & Garden Center
she decides the sex of the eggs. Back at the pavilion, the group sat down with Kain and Evans to begin making their own native solitary bee nesting boxes, which will attract oil bees, leafcutter bees and carpenter bee mimics. The step-by-step process took each participant about 45 minutes to complete using only a hammer, some wood glue, nails and pre-cut sections of wood, bamboo and a thin metal panel. Upcoming presentations at the Bailey Homestead Preserve include Making The Land Work, a historic walking tour of the iconic island property, held on Wednesdays (through October 1) at 8:30 a.m. Participants will meet at the Conservation Gateway Kiosk, at the head of Shipley Trail; the tour will last approximately one hour. Admission is free for SCCF members and children or $5 per adult; reservations are not required. The Bailey Homestead Preserve, located at 1300 Periwinkle Way, is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday (January to April only) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 472-1932 for more information. 25 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 Jenny Evans placing hollow bamboo reeds into her bee box The finished native solitary bee nesting boxLemonade and brownies, with proceeds donated to FISH of SanCap? It doesnt get any better than that. A heartfelt thank you to Monica Fields, her son Cole and friend Nik Bakos for operating their lemonade and brownie stand on April 14 near The Island Cow. According to Fields, the kids came up with the idea by themselves, and wanted to share information about FISH with anyone who stopped by their stand. One of their first patrons, Billy Kirkland, applauded their efforts and paid for anyone stopping by who was riding a rental from Billys Bikes. This is such a fun way to build awareness about our organization, said Maggi Feiner, who had a fresh lemonade mid-morning. I am so pleased to see our young islanders giving back to our com munity to help our neighbors. It was very gener ous of Cole and Nik to donate their time and energy, as well as their proceeds, to FISH. Thank you all, and thank you Billy for paying it forward. To learn more about FISH of SanCap and its community programs, contact Kathy Y. Monroe, MSG, FISH program director, at 472-4775 or go to www. fishofsancap.org. From left, Cole Fields, Monica Fields, Nik Bakos and Billy Kirkland photo provided When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201826 The Community HouseMintby Resident Chef Jarred HarrisThe mint plant originated in the Mediterranean region. It has been found in Egyptian tombs as far back as 1,000 BC. It is used for medicinal purposes and in culinary applications. Its aroma is unique and refreshing. I grow it all over my garden because it smells nice and it repels rats and mosquitos.There are 30 varieties of mint grown around the world. The most common garden variety in America is spearmint and the second most popular variety is peppermint. The United States produces 70 percent of the worlds peppermint and spearmint. It is used in making mouthwash, and other health and beauty aids. Mint gets its name from the Greek mythical character Menthe. According to the Greek myth, Menthe was a river nymph that Hades (the god of the underworld) fell in love with. Persephone (Hades wife) found out about it and turned Menthe into a plant, so people would walk over her and crush her. Hades was unable to break the spell, so he gave Menthe an amazing aroma, so he could smell her and be near her when people walked on her. Mint contains the essential oil menthol. That is what gives mint its aroma. Mint also contains vitamins A, C, B2 and calcium, magnesium, zinc and copper. If you are a novice gardener or an experienced foodie, I encourage you to plant some mint in your garden and use it in a recipe. Here is a simple salad recipe for you to try. Mint Watermelon and Feta Salad Serves 4 Ingredients 4 oz. baby arugula 4 oz. feta cheese 4 slices of watermelon (rind removed and cut in half) Dressing cup basil (shredded) cup mint (roughly chopped) cup olive oil lemon (juiced) 2 tblsp. honey Method Arrange the arugula on a platter. Place the watermelon and feta on top of the arugula. Sprinkle the mint and basil over the salad. Place the olive oil, lemon and honey in a bowl and whisk. Pour over the salad. Resident Chef Jarred Harris heads the Culinary Education Center at The Community House on Sanibel. For volunteer opportunities or questions, contact him at kitchen@ sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 472-2155. 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 BIG ARTS To Exhibit Works By The DisabledArtwork by participants in Lee Healths Arts in Healthcare program will be on display in the BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery from Wednesday, May 2 through Friday, June 1. An artists reception will be held on Friday, May 4 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Art by the disABLEd is a program for individuals with disabilities who are looking for showcase and exhibition opportunities for their creative works. Each of Lee Healths hospitals maintains a gallery to display their artwork, and the health system arranges juried art shows and assists disabled artists in participating in local art shows. Arts in Healthcare is led by the program coordinator with the support of more than 75 volunteers, and the Art by the disABLEd program is funded by donations. Arts in Healthcare is a nationwide movement that links the expressive arts with the healing arts and brings these into the mainstream of the traditional health care to promote the well-being of those who are ill and their caregivers. It integrates the expressive arts in all forms into the health care setting to provide creative outlets for patients, families and staff. BIG ARTS is located at 900 Dunlop Road. For more information about the program, contact Doug MacGregor at 343-2633 or firstname.lastname@example.org. SUNDAY, MAY 13 10AM, 12PM, 2PMADULTS $55 CHILDREN 412 $19 CHILDREN 3 & UNDER FREEPlus tax and gratuityGive Mom the Brunch She Deserves: Live Entertainment Bouquets for the Ladies An Elaborate BuffetMOTHERSDAY ATSUNDIALTo view the full menu, visit sundialresort.com/holidaydining. For reservations, call 239.989.1160 MIDDLEGULFDRIVESANIBELISLANDSUNDIALRESORTCOM 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 Kathy Buda. Dusk Duo performs on Saturday and Wednesday. Woody Brubaker plays on Sunday and Tuesday. Mike Arnone performs on Monday. On Thursday, its Busted Stuff.
27 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 Enjoy 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. Reservations Accepted239-472-02232055 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957Located in the Forever Green Shopping Center next to Eileen Fisherwww.CipsPlace.com Island RestaurantJean Le Boeuf, News-Press food Serving Breakfast til 3:00 everyday!Breakfast & Lunch 7am 3pm Carry Out Kids Menu Beer & WineDine inside or out. Youll love our pet-friendly outdoor patio! Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel, FL 33957 239.472.2625 fax 239.395-1458 OverEasyCafeSanibel.com FICTION : Pet food is less expensive across the causeway. FACT: Island Paws consistently beats big box store prices on premium pet foods Come check out some of the great brands we carry. If we dont have it, we can order it! Youll never have to leave the island for pet food again!!! Shop Local 630 Tarpon Bay Rd. 239-395-1464 Islandpaws.com A Gripping Drama At The Strauss Theaterby Di SaggauGrounded is now playing at the BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater and I suggest you get tickets now because it will close April 21. This is a powerful one-woman drama starring Katie Pankow as a cocky ace Air Force fighter pilot who loves the blue. The blue sky is her home. She worships it. Shes proud of the pilot suit shes earned, saying, I never wanted to take it off. This was who I was now, who Id become through sweat and brains and guts. This is me. When she falls in love and marries Eric and becomes pregnant, she is grounded, working a desk job. The pilots nightmare, she says. After her daughter is born, she is assigned to a military facility in Las Vegas controlling the drones that are being used by the United States to wage war in the Middle East. She calls it the chair force. A metal silver chair is the only prop on stage and Pankow circles it throughout the 90-minute play displaying a multitude of emotions. She tries to look on the bright side, thinking that tracking bad guys in Afghanistan seven days a week means she will see her daughter grow up and will be able to kiss her husband good night. The threat of death has been removed. While thats somewhat true, the responsibility of making life and death choices that involve a drone strike killing the enemy and also watching American forces die,changes her. Her steady hands become sweaty, she sees the gray of the desert for hours every day and a gradual onset of post-traumatic stress disorder begins. Video displays in the background show us what she is seeing. The play, by George Brant, is a haunting portrait of a woman in the Air Force coming under pressure as she sees the human cost of war. It slowly eats away at her. Grounded is a compel ling and moving one-woman show and I hope you get a chance to see it. Pr esented by Theater Conspiracy and directed by Bill Taylor, tickets are available by calling 395-0900 or online at www.bigarts.org. The BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater is located at 2200 Periwinkle Way. Katie Pankow photo provided Novels By Sanibel Author To Be Re-Released The first of six thriller novels by Sanibel author William Hallstead is now available on Amazon 28 years after its initial appearance in print. Pursuit of Fear is the first of six novels by Hallstead, originally published in the 1990s, and now scheduled for re-release by Endeavour Press, London. Through a cooperative arrangement with Endeavour, all six books will also be available in the U.S. on Amazon. In addition to Pursuit of Fear, currently available on Amazon, the release schedule includes: Chain of Vengeance, April 27; Secret Kills, May 18; Position of Ultimate Trust, June 8; Image of Evil, July 6; and The Rebuilt Man, August 3. Hallsteads more than 30 published books include works for young adults, mystery novels, two books co-authored with Jewish families who narrowly escaped the Holocaust, and a history of Scranton, Pennsylvania Municipal Airport, where he served as a flight instructor in the early 1950s. Currently at press is a collection of his stories that have appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. Authors New Book Features Barrier IslandsCan a good man bury something that was bad in his past? DL Havlins latest novel, Turtle Point, answers this question. Benny Dupree, a longtime area resident, committed a crime of passion and hid his secret under barrier island sands for 30 years. He kept his secret using sea turtles as a shield. Two evil, present-day treasure hunters, threaten to expose his deed. They are willing to destroy or kill anyone who stands between them and their riches. Benny believes his life is over. Enter Harper Sturgis, a retired Marine intelligence officer, now a lawyer. Harper is a tough, no-nonsense individual who has the deductive reasoning of Sherlock Holmes, the determination of George Patton, and the face and figure of Sandra Bullock. She unravels 30-year-old secrets, ones even Benny doesnt know. Harper saves Bennys skin and uncovers a treasure measured in billions, not millions. Havlin always debuts his book at Matlacha Menagerie, which is one of the first stores to carry all his books. He will be there on Saturday, April 28 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. to chat about Turtle Point and sign copies. DL Havlin
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201828 SUN Book ReviewThe Bricklayer Of Albany Parkby Di SaggauDoes it take a monster to find a monster? Thats the question behind The Bricklayer of Albany Park by local author Terry John Malik. The book is a psychological thriller that wont let go. Youll follow Detective Frank Vincenti, who has always had a knack for understanding the killers he hunts, as he searches through the back alleys of Chicago for the notorious Bricklayer, a serial killer who strikes at night and buries his victims under bricks. The chapters pretty much alternate between Vincenti and Anthony, the serial killer. Slowly we get to know each of these men. Anthony is amused that the press calls him The Bricklayer. He feels justified in killing all his victims. He has an apparition that haunts him and keeps him on task. Vincenti enlists the help of an old mentor, former Chicago PD detective Thomas Aquinas Foster, whose unconventional teaching methods help Vincenti in his search for the killer. Foster plays with his former students mind, which helps Vincenti get into Anthonys mind. The short chapters with alternating views result in a gripping investigation and a riveting story. Malik says that the book is not inspired by true events or people, but certain characters may resemble people in his life. He actually knew an older man named Thomas Aquinas who had many of the same habits as the one in his book. The true-crime, serial-killer aficionado will find several tidbits of interest in the book including the address of John Wane Gacy, and a lounge where some famous serial killers picked up their female victims. As to his favorite character, Malik says, Vincenti. He is a victim of his father, of Foster and ultimately of himself. TB, a federal court judge, says of the book. Mr. Maliks extensive research into mental illness, woven with details that ring of a true criminal investigation, make for a riveting story that elicits both sympathy for the killer and fears for his victims. A book that sucks the reader in and does not release its grip before the completely unexpected ending. It is a scary thrill ride. I was fascinated with how Vincentis mentor plays with his mind and also the thought process of Anthony. The Bricklayer of Albany Park is a book you will try to finish in one reading, its that good. Locally owned restaurant located on Sanibel Island, with over 9 years of experience. Our dough is made fresh daily, and we specialize in home cooked Italian cuisine and use quality meats and fresh produce from our local vendors. 1619 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 239-472-1581 & 239-472-1107 www.IslandPizza.net We have re-opened after remodeling! BOGO Draft Beer 11am-5pm BOGO Draft Beer 11am-5pm School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, Recently Ive been seeing the term growth mindset and how its important for kids to have this. I really dont understand what a growth mindset is and why its important please explain. Carolyn V, Fort Myers Carolyn, Growth mindset is a term that has become quite popular lately but the concept has been around for a while. Growth mindset is a concept that refers to how we face challenges and setbacks. It was developed by Stanford University professor, Dr. Carol Dweck, one of the worlds leading researchers in the field of motivation. Dweck and her colleagues did a series of studies that found that kids who pushed through challenges held the belief that they could improve their abilities. Kids who pulled back from challenges believed their abilities were fixed. It describes how a child faces challenges and setbacks. Kids with a growth mindset believe their abilities can improve over time. By comparison, kids with a fixed mindset think their abilities are a set trait that cant change, no matter how hard they try. For example, think about a child who struggles with math and has gotten low grades on her tests and assignments. If shes convinced shes just bad at math, and that no amount of work will change that, shes showing a fixed mindset and is likely to stop trying. If she says she has trouble with math but continues to try to improve at it, that shows a growth mindset. Parents sometimes think it helps to praise their childs talents and intellectual ability. However according to the growth mindset theory, if you say to your child, Youre really good at math, it promotes a fixed mindset. Youre really saying that the ability to do math is just something your child has. Weve been told that we should be praising the childs effort. Again, this type of praise is not enough to promote a growth mindset because kids can try hard but not succeed because they arent using strategies that work. Dr. Dwerk says whats most important is to praise the way they approached the challenge, not how hard they tried or how well they did. For instance, you might praise your child for the way she solved a math problem or how she organized her homework to get it all done. Dr. Dwerk calls this process praise. She says that its the most helpful type of praise for promoting a growth mindset. It puts the emphasis on the steps your child took to get to the end result. By focusing on process, you and your childs teachers can show how getting stuck, asking for help and trying new strategies are important, too. A big part of having a growth mindset is not to allow failing at something stop you from working to improve. Its important for your child to know that setbacks can provide a way forward. Talk about what your child learned from the experience. For instance, you might say, How would you study differently next time? Would it help to talk to your teacher? Would a study guide be useful? Tell your child its OK to speak up when something isnt working. Encourage her to selfadvocate and ask for help from the people around her. Developing growth mindset is an ongoing process. Getting and taking feedback from others, learning from mistakes and finding innovative ways to approach tasks isnt easy. But its a valuable way to help your child learn that her talents can be developed. Shelley Greggs is adjunct faculty at Florida SouthWestern State College, where she teaches psychology and education courses. She is also a nationally certified school psychologist and consultant for School Consultation Services, a private educational consulting company. Questions for publication may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. Local Inducted Into Honor Society Luke Blackman, a resident of Sanibel, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nations oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Blackman was initiated at the University of Florida. Blackman is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership.
29 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 For reservations, visit shimasushisteak.com or call 239.989.1160.DINNERANDASHOWOFFBest Sushi | Best Steak | Best ChefBest of the Islands 2017ATSHIMAJAPANESESTEAKHOUSE&SUSHIBAR*Must present this coupon to your server. Excludes alcohol and not combinable with other offers. Valid through 5/24/18. MIDDLEGULFDRIVESANIBELISLANDSUNDIALRESORTCOM Library Patrons Serve Shellicious Home CookingSanibel Public Librarys Betsy Eidem presented her annual culinary program, Stirring Stories with Betsy, on February 19. Her topic was Shelling in the Kitchen. Cooking aficionados Betsy Riley, Suzanne Bush, and Pat and John Guyette attended the February program, then cooked from Betsys stirring stories recipes. The group tried their hand at lemon pectin cake, stuffed shells and pasta salad. Its a thrill to help enrich peoples lives just by sharing something I love, Eidem said. Sanibel Public Library offers cooking kits for patrons to check out and take home. Called Cooking in the Bag, the idea is similar to checking out books, music or movies, only in this case, its cookware. Patrons can take home a paella or crpe pan, dip and chip tray, empanada press, sushi making kit, and other items. Each kit has a coordinating cookbook and instructions. The Cooking in the Bag project was funded in 2014 as a pilot program through the Sanibel Public Library Foundation. Access to a public library not only promotes reading but also facilitates lifelong learning, and studies have shown it increases a communitys quality of life, said Sanibel Public Library Executive Director Margaret Mohundro. Libraries are no longer just a place to store books, but offer a variety of services. As Sanibel Public Librarys Your Library Reimagined remodel project continues, the facility is open for normal operating hours. Popular services like computers, printers, high speed Wi-Fi, Children and Teen Space, and reference services are available. The other half of the library is being renovated, expected to reopen in early fall 2018. Back by popular demand, hundreds of beer tap handles are on display during April at the library. The tappers are part of a collection owned by Rick Goodrich of Sanibel. Family Storytime for preschoolers will be held on Wednesdays at 10 a.m., repeated at 1 p.m. The After-School Crew for children in kindergarten to third grades will meet at 3 p.m. on Thursdays. Geared specifically for children in fourth through sixth grade, the After-School Clique will meet on Tuesdays at 3 p.m.in April. Weekly childrens programs are listed on the librarys online calendar. There will be weekly schedule changes in May. No registration is required for these programs. Sanibel Public Library cards are available to all residents of Sanibel and Lee County at no charge. Visitor library cards are available for a $10 annual fee. For more information, call 472-2483 or visit www.sanlib.org. From left, Betsy Riley, Suzanne Bush and Pat Guyette with their dishes photos provided John Guyette doing some prep work
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201830 BIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series A Summers Taleby Di SaggauThe BIG ARTS Monday Night Movie for April 23 is A Summers Tale, a drama/romance film from France. Recent college graduate Gaspard arrives at a Brittany beach town to relax for a few weeks. He waits for Lena, a girl he has been dating casually and when she does not arrive, he strikes up a friendship with waitress Margot. Through her, Gaspard also meets Solene, a free spirit who is open to a physical relationship if he will be faithful. As Gaspard spends time with each, his feelings become further conflicted. A Summers Tale was made in 1996 as part of Eric Rohmers Tales of the Four Seasons. Its considered the best of the four films but was not released commercially in the United States until later. The characters are young and in the mood for love one day and in the opposite mood the next. By the time Lena arrivers, Gaspard realizes that he has promised to take all three different potential lovers on the same island trip. A Summers Tale is comic, humane and a bit complicated. Gaspard is led to the edge of panic, at least for awhile. The characters ramble about their feelings of loneliness, rejection and fulfillment, but its the audiences own experience that fills in the gaps of introspection and judgment. A Summers Tale attests to Rohmers status as a master of perspective and characterization and his keen eye for sun-drenched, luscious landscapes and all the fineries of human interaction that they awaken. The film runs 113 minutes. The moderators for the evening are Wendy McMullen-Humphrey and Bruce Merrill. 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 rfnf nrtbf frf nf frr nfnfr r AIRPORT & LOCAL SERVICEwww.IslandTaxi.com email@example.com 239-472-4888 More Than a Ride! Call Madeline for Reservations From page 1Seahorse Festivalput us behind, she said. Weve been busy planning this years Seahorse Festival to be something bigger, a bit different than years before, and hopefully a lot more fun. The biggest change for this years festival is the venue. In years past, the Seahorse Festival has been staged on school grounds. Being at the school, the festival sort of lacked the exposure it needs to draw bigger crowds, said Paulus. Moving it to Sanibel Community Park is going to increase our visibility. Organizers are expecting an additional boost by adding food, beer and wine vendors to the fundraiser. At the school, we couldnt hold any raffles, and we couldnt sell beer or wine, Paulus added. Being able to offer those at this years festival will help us make a lot more money. In addition to selling tickets for this years Blue Ribbon Classic Golf Tournament raffle prize, a 2018 street legal golf cart ($25 donation per ticket, or $100 for five tickets), a 50/50 raffle will be available. Silent auction items will include restaurant gift certificates, hotel vacation stays, golf outings, gift baskets, a sailing excursion on a pirate ship and roundtrip passes on the Key West Express, among other terrific prizes. In addition to beer and wine sales, a number of local restaurants will be selling food favorites at the festival. They include The Pecking Order, Keylime Bistro, The Bubble Room, Joeys Custard, Sanibel Deli and the Hawaiian Shaved Ice truck. Entertainment will be provided by the Fort Myers-based band Wilder Brothers, plus a number of additional musical guests. The always-popular kids inflatable area will feature bounce houses, slides, a basketball free throw game, plus a rock climbing wall. Paulus also explained that each class from The Sanibel School is planning their own fundraising games and activities. The eighth grade class, for example, will offer a dunk tank, with various island celebrities taking a turn on the hot wet seat. Another class will put prisoners in a jail-style lockup, with funds raised through donations sought as their bail. Other activities will include cornhole, a fishing game, a musical game, card games and face painting. Allowing each class to conduct their own activity to raise funds is a win-win for everybody, said Paulus. Everyones gonna have a lot of fun, and the kids will be making money for their own classes. Tickets for the Seahorse Festival are $5 for adults; children are admitted free, and $20 wristbands will be sold for the Kids Inflatable Area for unlimited play. Sponsors of the 2018 Seahorse Festival include: Gold Sponsors ($1,000 to $5,000) George and Anna Sampas, Invest Florida Realty Nicholas and Kimberly Paulus, PGI Homes Anthony and Tia Farhat; Silver Sponsors (($500 to $999) Dan and Mary Bell; Bronze Sponsors ($100 to $499) Jay Scanlon of Scanlon Lexus/ Acura of Fort Myers, Ralph and Allison Quillen; Personal Best Sponsors ($25 to $99) Sanibel Charm-Lifestyle Blog. JJ Taylor and Point Ybel Brewery are beer sponsors, and Baileys General Store is the wine sponsor. Businesses may purchase vendor tables to hand out marketing materials and freebies at the Seahorse Festival. Tables are $100 each. Event sponsorships are also available. For more information about becoming a sponsor or purchasing vendor tables, contact Kimberly Paulus at 822-4044 or KimberlyPaulus@me.com.
31 ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 FAST A AND FRESH T TO GO To advertise call: 395-1213 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 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. 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 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 Get The Word Out About Your Take-Out!~Advertise Here~Cucumber, Tomato and Radish Salad with Citrus Dressing 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped fine 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and chopped fine 3/4 pound radishes, trimmed and chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 clove garlic, mashed to a paste with teaspoon salt 1/4 cup virgin olive oil 1/3 cup cilantro finely chopped, or to taste 6 scallions, sliced thin In a large bowl whisk together the juices and garlic paste, add the oil in a steady stream, and whisk the dressing until it is emulsified. Whisk in the chopped cilantro and salt and pepper to taste. Add the tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes, and the scallions, toss the salad to combine it well, and garnish the dish with the leftover cilantro sprigs. Cucumber, Tomato and Radish Salad with Citrus Dressing p hoto courtesy Fresh From Florida
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NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands VOL. 25, NO. 42 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA APRIL 20, 2018 BSECTION Weather and Tides pa ge 28B On April 7 and 8, 90 players raised their racquets for conservation at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa for the 26th annual SCCF Tennis Tournament and the 1st annual SCCF Pickleball Challenge. SCCF thanks the many event sponsors for their support: Barbara Chappell, Wayne and Linda Boyd, Diego, The Sadie, Tess and Bella Foundation, Wonderfully Anonymous, Carolyn Bidinger, the Pushels, the Burches, Robin Kirk, Karen Bell, the Roths, the Adams, Dan Cohn, Don Aldridge, Deborah LaGorce, Tom Rizzo, Kurt Peters, Graham Ritts and Ryan Martinson. Thanks also goes out to volun teers Lucas Century and Lynne Bode, as well as the Sundial staff for their cheer ful help. more photos page 21B From left, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa staff, from left, Christian Clark, Ernesto Enriquez, Angi Hager and Sean Warren photo provided Barbara Chappell photo by Ernesto Enriquez Pickleball winners Michael Murray and William Trinkle photo by Ernesto EnriquezChamber Announces Plans For Renovationby Jeff LysiakLast week, members of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce assembled at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa for their annual meeting, where awards were handed out, the yearly State of the Chamber address was delivered and plans to renovate the chambers Francis P. Bailey Jr. Visitor Center were announced. Outgoing chamber board chair Donna Puma, who completed her second con secutive term, took time to thank her fellow members for another successful year during which everyone faced the challenge of recovering from the impacts of Hurricane Irma. We are truly fortunate to have a business community that works well together with local municipalities and residents, especially when we are faced with external factors affecting our islands including a gal named Irma, Puma told the crowd. It is no surprise that Sanibel became a stellar example of hurricane preparedness thanks to our mayor, our city manager, our police chief and local organizations. Our city had a plan and our businesses and residents followed that plan. Everyone worked together when it mattered most. Before passing the gavel to incoming board chair Aaron Pruss, Puma intro duced new chamber president John Lai, who shared some of the organizations accomplishments in 2017. Financially, the chamber flourished last year, boast ing $774,096 in total income. The chamber spent $166,380 for market ing purposes over the past year, with $450,000 in reserves fully funded. In addition, Lai lauded the chambers 11 ribbon cuttings, 1,100 people attend ing the monthly after hours events and continued on page 2B Members of the 2018-19 Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, from left, Daniel Thompson, Melissa Rice, Donna Puma, Mary Bondurant, John Lai, Aaron Pruss, Lee Ellen Harder, Joel Goodman, Calli Johnson, David Wright and Jane Michaud photo by Jeff LysiakSCCF Tennis And Pickleball Tournament A Resounding Success
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 20182B rfntb nbb rrfrn tnbffrn rn rfn tb n rfn From page 1BChamber1,200 people attending the monthly luncheons. The membership retention rate remained high (90.6 percent) and online, the chambers Facebook membership grew by 10 percent. In the coming year, the chamber is looking forward to taking part in the recently-launched Shop Local Shop Small campaign, will be attending several travel and trade shows and will undergo a complete renovation of the visitor center located on Causeway Road. With work expected to begin in early fall, the visitor center refresh will include a redesigned interior that will increase visitor flow, incorporate a classic coastal design with enhanced visitor experience integrating technology Think touch screens, said Pruss and, according to Lai, maybe even a new logo to complete the rebranding process. Work on the new visitor center is expected to be completed prior to next season. The conceptual plan is to gut the entire first floor and renovate it in a contemporary and welcoming manner, added Pruss. Importantly, we are working with a national vendor with proven success incorporating interactive technology into visitors centers that is certain to appeal to the 21st century traveler. Prior to taking over his duties as chairman, Pruss offered his thanks to Puma for her years of service to the chamber. Donna has given her time, expertise, perspective and candor for two straight terms as president. She has been an exemplary leader of the board and an active participant in the organization and this community. Later, Pruss discussed his goals, which in addition to the modernization of the visitor center and establishing a more formal governance process for the board includes the restatement of the chambers by-laws in an effort to make certain that the chambers operations, from a governance standpoint, meet the requirements of the by-laws. If we, as an organization, can ac complish these two objectives during my tenur e, and I can gain half the respect I have of Donna from (chair-elect) Mary Bondurant, then I will consider this year a success, he added. Finally, Pruss and Bondurant handed out the chambers annual awards, including: Sue Rosica Gray Volunteer of the Year Award Pete and Nancy Bender; New Business of the Year Award LeeAnn Adams of Beach Daisy; Businessperson of the Year Award Mark Anderson of Benchmark General Contracting; Citizen of the Year Award Orlene Shimberg Following the meeting, chamber members mingled at a cocktail reception held in the Sundial ballroom. Sanibel resident and volunteer Orlene Shimberg, right, accepting the Citizen of the Year Award from chamber board members Mary Bondurant and Aaron Pruss photos by Jeff Lysiak Outgoing chamber chair Donna Puma hugging incoming chair Aaron Pruss Businessperson of the Year winner Mark Anderson Volunteer of the Year award winner Pete Bender, center, with Aaron Pruss and Mary Bondurant
3B ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 Your Real Estate Navigator Kingfisher Real Estate Inc. 239-472-4411 2402 Palm Ridge Rd Sanibel, FL KingfisherRealEstate.com 9446 Beverly Lane Sanibel, FL 33957 $799,000 KC Cuscaden 239-470-1516 Karasue@comcast.net 9028 Mockingbird Drive Sanibel, FL 33957$869,000 Mary Bondurant 239 839.3633 Mary@GoKingsher.com 15147 Captiva Dr. $5,695,000 CaptivaBayFront.com Phaidra McDermott 239-898-3778 Phaidra@GoKingsher.com 11520 Murmond Ln Captiva $1,999,999 www.captivagreenash.com Valerie Tutor 239-834-8141 Valerie@ValerieTutor.com 1338 Tahiti Dr. $565,000 SanibelPerfection.com Phaidra McDermott 239-898-3778 Phaidra@GoKingsher.com 1805 Ibis Lane Sanibel, FL 33957 $569,000 KC Cuscaden 239-470-1516 Karasue@comcast.net 1521 Wilton Ln. Sanibel, FL 33957 $784,500 Robyn Moran 239-728-1971 Robyn@robbmoran.com 753 Cardium St $655,000 www.sanibelsweetcottage.com Valerie Tutor 239-834-8141 Valerie@ValerieTutor.com 4542 Bowen Bayou $515,000 SanibelBayous.com Phaidra McDermott 239-898-3778 Phaidra@GoKingsher.com 15831 Captiva Dr. $4,198,000 CaptivaDrive.com Phaidra McDermott 239-898-3778 Phaidra@GoKingsher.com 9224 Dimmick Dr. $898,000 SanibelGem.com Phaidra McDermott 239-898-3778 Phaidra@GoKingsher.com
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 20184B Phone: (239)489.0442 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 General Manager Earns Award Of ExcellenceKen Kouril, chief operating of ficer and general manager of The Sanctuary Golf Club, was honored with the Excellence in Club Management Award at the 91st Club Management Association of America (CMAA) World Conference in San Francisco last month. The Excellence in Club Management Award was founded by McMahon Group and is co-spon sored by McMahon Group and Club & Resort Business Magazine It is an an nual award that recognizes private club general managers, managers and chief operating officers who have exhibited outstanding skills in managing their club. The nomination came from Jim Pouliot, president of The Sanctuary Golf Clubs board of governors and the executive management team. Pouliot wrote an endorsement and the execu tive team organized the achievements of Kouril and the club. The selection committee, which is comprised of general managers and leaders in the club industry from around the world, reviewed every detail, including Kourils lifetime achievements. Ken was most deserving of the Excellence in Club Management Award, said Pouliot. The Sanctuary Golf Club has a wonderful track record of success and member satisfaction is at a record high thanks to Kens leader ship. We are thrilled to have Ken at The Sanctuary and look forward to many more years of success together. Kouril is a Certified Club Manager (CCM), Certified Chief Executive (CCE), Community Association Manager (CAM), a member of Club Management Association of America (CMAA) since 1993, National Club Association (NCA) government relations committee member, was named Person of the Year by the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce, vice president of the Island Water Association, past board member of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce and The Community House, to name a few of his accomplishments. Jeff Brown, clubhouse man ager (representing the executive team), added, Ken is an outstanding general manager. His leadership and passion for The Sanctuary Golf Club over the last 11 years has catapulted the level of services and amenities of the club. Ken Kouril photo provided 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 Resort And Fire District Partner For Training ExerciseThings are about to heat up at the Island Inn on Sanibel. The historic hotel recently partnered with the Sanibel Fire & Rescue District to allow for a unique training exercise where first responders will use a building set for demolition to practice real-life fire and rescue scenarios. Currently, the prospective building acts as the maintenance operations center. But, with the inn nearing completion of its most recent phase of renovations, a state-of-theart maintenance and housekeeping facility has been built to better accommodate the day-to-day needs. When the inns general manager, Chris Davison, was approached by Sanibel Fire & Rescue District Assistant Chief William Briscoe, he saw it as a fitting way to give back to a department that has supported the inn for so many years. The Island Inn has a long standing relationship with the city and its agencies, said Davison. We feel privileged to be able to help some of the bravest folks in our community who have stood ready to assist Sanibel businesses and residents for decades. Each practice structure offered gives the firefighters a different experience and provides a way to heighten senses in a controlled setting. Because no two structures are ever the same, each one needs to be addressed differently, as they each present unique challenges when a fire and rescue scenario occurs. Live building scenarios also give firefighters an opportunity to test and practice new equipment, as well as allow for team building where veterans can lead and assist those with less experience. The practice is scheduled for sometime in April. For more information, contact the Sanibel Fire & Rescue District at 472-5525. Top ProducersThe top agents and sales teams at VIP Realty Group for the month of March were: Mary Lou Bailey, top sales; Deb Smith, top sales; and Dan Cohn, top producer. ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Deb Smith Mary Lou Bailey Dan Cohn
5B ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 SANCTUARY STUNNER Newly remodeled 6BR/6BA premier golf course residence Ultimate location situated on multi parcels Expansive lake and golf course views Gorgeous pool and spa area. Beautifully designed Price $1,995,000 NEW CONSTRUCTION SANCTUARY GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath of Luxurious Living Beautiful Golf Course Views Spectacular Lanai w/Outdoor Kitchen & Fireplace Coastal Modern Interior w/3 Car Garage Beautiful Pool & Spa Price $1,750,000 Romance rarity and history on Captiva gold coast Meticulously restored 1912 beach house on 131 of beach frontage Bay house offers covered boat dock w/20,000b lift 5BR/5.5BA w/multi pools surrounded by spectacular landscaping and privacy Price $7,900,000 Steps to Beach from this Great Location Only Lot Available in Captiva Village Potential Design Includes Views of Beach & Bay Walk to Beach, Shops, Restaurants & Marina Price $899,000 Beautiful Florida Style within Heart of Village 3/ 4 Bedrooms, 3,500 Living S.F. Original Owner, Well Maintained w/No Rentals Great Curb Appeal, Steps to Beach & Village Lifestyle Price $1,799,000 LUXURIOUS GULF FRONT Beach estate residence w/magnificent views Private Enclave Situated on 1 Majestic Acre Private Elevator, Theatre, Wine Room, Game Rooms Pool w/Spa, Outdoor Kitchen, Workshop, 3-Car Garage Price $7,995,000FT. MYERS BEACH Sunset Paradise. 4 BD, 4 BA Direct Beachfront Awesome Rental Income. Pool & Spa. Remodeled. New Impact windows, roof, Hard-i-Board Siding kitchen. Great Beach Location. Sunsets & Fishing. Price $2,750,000 GULF TO BAY ESTATE http://www.listandtour.com/15735nb.html Estate Offering Uncompromised Luxury Lanai, Superior Quality & Construction Guest House, Boat Dock, Pool/Spa Price $7,895,000 One of a Kind Waterfront Opportunity Main & Guest Houses/multiple boat docks Super Private setting offering magnificent Dinkins Bayou views Walk to Beach & restaurants. Incredible Location. Price $2,799,000 NEW PRICE Awesome Roosevelt Channel point location Big Water Views w/multiple newer boat docks Beautiful Florida style residence offering gorgeous Island setting Privacy within Captiva Gold Coast Price $2,750,000 TURTLE GAIT Island ambiance w/Euro design & quality Situated on 1.3 acres w/all new concrete construction Main house w/ separate guest quarters Award winning infinity edge pool Price $2,795,000 NEW PRICE NEW PRICE NEW LISTING NEW NEW PRICE NEW LISTING Oversized Lot on Sanibel East End Cleared Offering Awesome Water Views Natural Shoreline w/Sandy Beach to Walk Option of Deep Water Dockage for Large Yacht Best of the Best/Last Undeveloped Estate Sized Bayfront ParcelPrice $2,995,000
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 20186B Street Legal Golf Cart Top Prize At TournamentTo promote the upcoming Blue Ribbon Classic Golf Tournament, which will take place on Saturday, May 12 at The Sanctuary Golf Club, the Sanibel School Fund committee announced the chance to win a 2018 Club Car, a street legal golf cart. Tickets are available at Baileys General Store customer service desk, Bank of the Islands and MacIntosh Books and Paper. Buy your tickets for the suggested $25 donation for one ticket or $100 for five tickets. The winner will be announced at the tournament. The cost to play a round of golf at this years Blue Ribbon Classic is $200, including admission to 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. For more information or to sign up to play in the tournament, contact Babs Maughan at SanibelBabs@gmail.com. The helicopter ball drop will take place at 4:30 p.m.; golf balls are available for purchase at $25 each or five balls for $100, on sale at Bank of the Islands. People who want to attend the ball drop and post-tournament party may do so for $65. For more information or to buy tickets, contact Christian Fautz at 917-763-6824. The Sanibel School Fund committee extends its thanks to Doc Fords for their platinum sponsorship this year. The Sanibel School Fund raises money to pay for the Spanish and STEM programs at The Sanibel School. From left, Babs Maughan, Dana Foster, Carolyn Tongyai, Chuck Vilardi and Veronica Powers photos provided Doc Fords is the platinum sponsor of this years Blue Ribbon Classic Call or e-mail us for more information. Phone: 239-558-5733 E-mail: email@example.com www.RabbitRoadMgt.com Rabbit Rd. Property Management & Home WatchA Sanibel based Boutique Property Management Company based on Sanibel Island which specializes in Sanibel/Captiva and Fort Myers properties. We will provide you with a highly personalized service that only a small Boutique company can provide.
7B ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 2242 Periwinkle Way Suite 3 at Sanible Square Near end of cul-de-sac. Steps to community beach path. Easyliving ground-level split-plan 3 bedroom with new windows/ doors, plumbing & electric; custom kitchen & baths; limestone floors; & modern wood cabinetry. Huge & private backyard plus dock. $949,000 wi th furnishings negotiable Opportunity to get your foot in the door on Sanibel. Cozy ground-level 1 bedroom with carpo rt on convenient east end. Canal access. Handy to causeway, beaches, bike path, marina, & Olde Sanibel shops. Remodeled bath, brand-new HVAC, impact windows, & more. $239,000 mostly furnished Some call best street on island with wide protected canal & deep-water access. Originally ground-level concrete-blockstucco home. Popped up/expanded in 1995. Updated by seller 2013-2015 with dock (2 boat lifts ), impact windows/doors, fish paver walks/drive, new cage, & more. $1,395,000 Build your dream home next to conservation land in Gumbo Limbo. ~170 x 155 residential lot. Almost 1/2 acre with huge coverage. Privacy of no back neighbor & sunny yard with plenty of room for pool. Central island location. Quick access on/off island, & to bay, gul f, golf, & shopping. $249,000 2nd floor roomy (~950 sq. ft.) 1 bedroom. Fully-equipped for rentals (2-week minimum applies). Screened balcony & open front deck both have river views. Community pool & fishing/ sunning docks. Nearby deeded beach access & resort with shops/restaurants. $274,000 furnished & with future bookings David Anderson Realtor Sales Associate, Office Manager, Closing Coordinator Elise Carnes Notary, Listing Coordinator Lisa Murty Realtor, Sales Associate Looking for a Realtor? Go with one that provides the best service! Susan Andrews Realtor, Broker/Owner, NAR Hall of Fame, Eco-Broker Certified, e-Pro, RSPS (Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist), SCIS (Sanibel & Captiva Islands Specialist), TRC (Transnational Referral Certified) The SanibelSusan Team together for nearly 20 years & looking to work for you
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 20188B Doug WilsonIsland Resident, Licensed & Insured239-292-3314 General Repairs Power WashingTHE SANIBEL HANDYMANNO JOB TOO SMALL HOME REPAIRS SPECIALIST! Ranger Honored With Conservation Educator AwardOn April 21, Toni Westland, supervisory refuge ranger at the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, traveled to Crystal River, Florida to accept the Florida chapter of The Wildlife Societys (FLTWS) 2018 Outstanding Educator Award. Erin Myers, Partners for Fish & Wildlife biologist at Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge east of Naples, along with Ding Darling Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik, nominated Westland for the award. Myers wrote, Her work at Ding Darling ranges from leading education programs for kids and adults to overseeing visitor services for over 930,000 visitors a year, and initiating new and innovative projects (i.e. Learning Lavatories) that garner national attention. The Ding Darling Wildlife Societys website describes the award thusly: The Outstanding Educator Award honors an individual who has developed and implemented educational tools relating to Floridas native wildlife. Educational tools may include any items, techniques, or programs used for effective public outreach. Application of the tools should strengthen relationships between natural resource professionals and the citizens of Florida, partnerships necessary to accomplish the FLTWS resource management, conservation, and education mission. The intended audience of the educational tools may be any age, and award nominees may include any wildlife professional or wildlife conservation educator. I am so honored and surprised by this, said Westland. I love the work I do at Ding Darling, and the pleasure I get from seeing kids of all ages discovering nature here is reward enough. At a time when federal staffing cuts have meant the loss of the so-important refuge educator position, Toni has had to step up her education role by filling in on various programs and training a new conservation educator that the Ding Darling Wildlife Society was able to hire through donor funding, added DDWS Executive Director Birgie Miller. She richly deserves this award. Ranger Toni Westland, right, with nominator Erin Myers photo provided Bringing The Outdoors In Part 3 of 3Fabricsby Jeanie TinchWhy not consider a fade proof, stain-resistant and worry-free fabric for your outdoor fabric needs, especially when it comes in bold, beautiful colors and fabulous prints? One type of high performance fabrics is called Sunbrella. Sunbrella fabrics are water repellant and air dry very quickly due to their breath able nature. Unless there is food or dirt on the fabric, it wont gr ow mildew. This is great news for outdoor furniture. No fabric can completely withstand the sun, but Sunbrella provides guidelines on the number of hours the fabrics will resist the UV rays. It also has been recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation as a fabric to help prevent 98 percent of the UV radia tion in shade applications like awnings or umbr ellas. Lets also consider seat cushions. What are they made of? Will the water move through or will it soak into the foam or fill ing and turn to a mildew mess on the first little rain? The fiber filling is an important consideration, especially if you dont take your cushions off the seats. Lets not forget to cover the floor of your outdoor space. Adding an outdoor rug that is resistant to the elements is one way to make your outdoor area feel like an extension of your living space. There are many great selections today for outdoor area rugs, some of them are even recycled products. No outdoor space would be complete without beautiful lighting. Many outdoor lights can be ordered to compliment your new furniture, including lamps. Draperies and screen shades also make the outdoor living space more comfortable throughout the day and add privacy in the evening. Allowing for shade control and sun regula tion, these products add to the comfort of the space and pr ovide privacy. Decorative accessories, sculpture and pillows make the outdoor area feel like the indoors and truly make it another room in your home. Jeanie Tinch is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Price Reduced $455,000 Listed at $810,000 Sanibel Captiva Island SpecialistI will sincerely work for you
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Convenient location to shopping & dining. $499,000 223 Daniel Dr Seagull Estates Old Florida charm in beautiful Seagull Esattes. 4BR/3BA, Community Pool, Clubhouse, Tennis & Private Beach Access All for $898,000 1 4 735 Sand Dollar Dr Shell Harbour Sunny, exciting and upbeat. St. Cyr designed-remodel. Canalfront 3BR/3BA with many custom features. Large pool. 2-car garage with workbench. Dock w/ 13,000 lb lift. $1,279,000Loggerhead Cay #433 979 E Gulf Dr Updated 2BR/2BA condo featuring granite throughout. Spacious open living + complex located on Gulf of Mexico. Great rental income potential. $594,900 1528 San Carlos Bay Dr Sanibel Isles Charming cottage-style 3BR/3BA w/ replace, eat-in kitchen, high-end upgrades, beautiful Bay & garden views. French Terracotta ooring, soaring ceilings. 165 dock on San Carlos Bay w/ Boat Lift. $1,850,000 1525 San Carlos Bay Dr Sanibel Isles Remodeled 4BR, 2BA pool home overlooking 175 of canal frontage w/ 2 boat lifts, wood & tile oors, wet bar, 2-car garage. Seconds from the Bay. $1,495,000 Pointe Santo C42 2445 West Gulf Dr Penthouse 2BR/2BA with rooftop sundeck. Excellent Gulf views! $949,000 Nutmeg Village 205 2777 West Gulf Dr 2BR/2BA Condo with Gulf view in a well maintained residential complex. $760,000 Villas of Sanibel 2915 West Gulf Dr Three Bedrooms -Three baths-DenCabanaGarage-Wide West Gulf Beach-TennisPoolHot Tub-It has it all over 2000sq ft of Luxury! $1,495,000 3050 West Gulf Dr Palm Lake Beautifully remodeled 3BR/2.5BA home with deeded beach access & long lake views. $949,900 585 Lake Murex Cir Lake Murex Spacious and bright 3BR/2BA Home on oversized lot with lake views. $699,000 478 Sea Oats Dr Sea Oats Just o West Gulf Dr this 3BR/3BA pool home oers a well-appointed interior in a very desirable neighborhood. $1,195,000 1973 Wild Lime Dr Sanibel Bayous North A traditional Sanibel Island island living home with a separate two story guest quarters. A great family retreat. $779,000 6192 Henderson Rd Beautiful Bayou front 4BR, 4BA pool home with 2-car garage and 500sf rec room. Recent upgrades: New dock, roof, windows, wiring, plumbing, landscaping & more. $1,949,000 15542 Copra Lane, Fort Myers 3BR/2BA on direct access canal. Newly remodeled Michigan Built home with 2 Car Garage with hurricane door. No homeowners association, no fees. $449,935 FOR MAP M, A f ALL DAY 10 4 White Pelican #133 651 E Gulf Dr Penthouse w/ private rooftop sundeck plus cabana! Over 3,000sf, 3BR/3BA + Den, upscale appointments. Small complex, pool, tennis, beach walk-over. $1,989,000 Yacht Haven 2 800 Sextant Dr Amazing bay views from spacious 3BD/2BA condo. Private boat slip & lift on direct access canal to Gulf. Large lanai & double garage. $1,099,000 Loggerhead Cay #433 979 E Gulf Dr Updated 2BR/2BA condo featuring granite throughout. Spacious open living + complex located on Gulf of Mexico. Great rental income potential. $594,900 1478 Albatross Road Dunes Beautifully remodeled 3BR/2BA + Lg Den, Heated Pool, Tile Floors, Vaulted Ceiling, Custom Kitchen, Fenced Backyard & More. $639,000 Sanddollar A101 1785 Middle Gulf Dr Elegantly remodeled and tastefully decorated 2BR/2BA direct Gulf front unit. $1,195,000 Island Beach Club 220E 2265 W Gulf Dr Amazing views! Updated, 2 BR, 2BA Weekly Rentals Great Income! $949,000 2480 Library Way Palm Ridge Rare opportunity to own a business in the Artists Corner & live steps above in your 3BR/2BA home. Hardwood oors, vaulted ceiling, quaint garden w/ agstone patio. $899,000 1995 My Tern Ln Herons Landing Peaceful Bayou home featuring breathtaking views. Updated 4BR/2BA with chefs kitchen, soaring ceilings, screened lanai overlooking dock & water. $1,349,000 10 12:30 1528 San Carlos Bay Dr Sanibel Isles Charming cottage-style 3BR/3BA w/ replace, eat-in kitchen, high-end upgrades, beautiful Bay & garden views. French Terracotta ooring, soaring ceilings. 165 dock on San Carlos Bay w/ Boat Lift. $1,850,000 1525 San Carlos Bay Dr Sanibel Isles Remodeled 4BR, 2BA pool home overlooking 175 of canal frontage w/ 2 boat lifts, wood & tile oors, wet bar, 2-car garage. Seconds from the Bay. $1,495,000 Pointe Santo C42 2445 West Gulf Dr Penthouse 2BR/2BA with rooftop sundeck. Excellent Gulf views! $949,000 3050 West Gulf Dr Palm LakeBeautiuly remodeled 3BR/2.5BA home with deeded beach access & long lake views. $949,9005885 Pine Tree Dr Castaway Estates Great 3BR/2BA canal home with dock. Partially remodeled home. Fenced pool, oversized lot. $699,000 Sunset South 10C 1341 Middle Gulf Dr 2BD/2BA Beautifully remodeled and redesigned top oor unit. Comes with a garage, extra large storage room, w/d, hurricane windows & doors, and much more. $799,000 1 4 1730 Jewel Box Dr Sanibel Isles Custom 4BR/3BA home located on a deep water canal w/ dock & lift, screened pool, 2-car garage, impact glass, gourmet kitchen & much more. $1,695,000 Pointe Santo E23 2445 West Gulf Dr Rare Oering! 2BR/2BA + Den with amazing Gulf views! $995,000 Villas of Sanibel 2915 West Gulf Dr Three Bedrooms -Three baths-DenCabanaGarage-Wide West Gulf Beach-TennisPool-Hot Tub-It has it all over 2000sq ft of Luxury! $1,495,000 478 Sea Oats Dr Sea Oats Just o West Gulf Dr this 3BR/3BA pool home oers a well-appointed interior in a very desirable neighborhood. $1,195,000 610 Hideaway Ct Sea Oats Lovingly maintained 3BR/2BA home backing up to conservation land. Deeded beach access. Room for a pool. Vaulted ceilings, replace, screened lanai & loft. $659,000 5299 Umbrella Pool Road Sanibel Bayous Near Beach! 3BR/2.5BA. Short walk to the community pool and tennis court. $499,000 5303 Umbrella Pool Road Sanibel Bayous Ideal location! 3BR/2.5BA /split oorplan & 2 master suites. 3 car garage. $599,000 10 12:30 Island Beach Club 220E 2265 W Gulf Dr Amazing views! Updated, 2 BR, 2BA Weekly Rentals Great Income! $949,000 3837 Coquina Dr West Rocks 2BD/2BA Lakefront pool home, remodeled kitchen, guest bath, fully furnished w/ coastal dcor. Deeded beach access. $699,000 247 Daniel Drive Seagull Estates 3 Bedrooms 2.5 Baths w/loft. Community pool, tennis & Beach Path. $939,000
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201810B Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellIt just isnt Friday if Im not getting up fairly early and heading to my Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meeting. Believe it or not, I enjoy every meeting because we have some of the greatest speakers with such a variety of topics that it makes you think about how dedicated and passionate many of our fellow Lee County residents are in serving our community. We hear about a wide spectrum of nonprofit organizations and programs worthy of respect and attention. Their remarkable professional staffs and amazing volunteers give their time and effort to causes that are so important to the quality of life for all beings living here in our community. On April 6, our guest speaker was Kathy Rotterdale, a volunteer with the Animal Refuge Center (ARC) in North Fort Myers. Rotterdales love for animals drew her to ARC as a volunteer and she has since become an active board member. ARC began as a hope for an alternative to euthanasia to deal with the problems of unwanted healthy animals and advocate for the prevention of cruelty to animals. Incorporated in 1988, ARC is a not-for-profit animal welfare society, dedicated to caring for all homeless animals brought to its care at its 22.5acre sanctuary in North Fort Myers. The sanctuary is home to more than 400 cats and 75 dogs. ARC receives dogs and cats from other animal shelters in the county that have not been adopted and cannot be held at those facilities any longer. ARC also receives surrendered animals whose families cannot take care of them any longer. Animals that are placed with ARC go through a 10-day quarantine and evaluation period. Medical treatment, socialization and behavioral training, and basic obedience are available for all the canines providing an attractive attribute for those that wish to adopt a pet from the rescue center. Donations, fundraisers and grants help pay the mortgage and maintain the property, pay a small staff including a medical staff, house and feed the animals, provide medical treatment, and train canines with the hopeful end-result being that the rescue animals are adopted and find forever loving homes with qualified individuals. Rotterdale mentioned that Sanibel and Captiva residents and businesses lead the way in donations to ARC; one donor from the islands funded the construction of a recently built welcoming and adoption center. The love and attention these animals receive at ARC is outstanding. Volunteers are essential to ARCs success. ARC has cared for and found homes for thousands of animals over the past 20-plus years. Presently, there are 10 main buildings housing felines: The Gable Village, The Ekstrom Cottage, The Harley House, The Mary Williams Kitten Cottage, The Casa Marie, The Casa Luis, the Dixie D, Aeries Place, Maises Place and Beesleys Hideaway. In addition, there are five small cottages where cats are often placed for their introductory period. The Krieger Canine Village, McAllister Park and ARC Park are composed of 39 air-conditioned dog lodges for one to two dogs to reside. A doggy door allows them to go in and out of their lodge at will into their own play yard that has an awning for shade and a childs pool for wading. There is also a 2.5-acre fenced in park for the dogs, where they can run and exercise, along with an indoor canine training center. The dog and cat residents at ARC like it there, but they would like to find that special home that is meant only for them. If you are thinking about getting a new pet, why not check out this facilities by visiting the ARC campus in North Fort Myers? After all, they have somewhere around 400 cats and 75 dogs to choose from. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets Friday mornings at 7 a.m. at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. Guests are welcome. 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While this briefing is open to the public and should be interesting and educational, the focus is for Depew to help panel members understand the zoning and land use issues as they begin work on updating the Captiva Code. For this reason, questions from the public will be held to the end. The outpouring of comments and ideas from the community in response to the recent community survey conducted by the panel was overwhelming, with a response rate near 25 percent exceptional for surveys of this nature. All the information collected and analyzed to date is available on the panel website: www. captivacommunitypanel.com under the Captiva Code section. Included is an aggregate of survey responses, a brief analysis of those, and all the comments provided under all the various topic areas and other questions. A more detail analysis is expected to be presented at the panels May 8 meeting, and will be posted online in advance of that meeting. The final Blind Pass Inlet Management Study Public Meeting is scheduled for Friday, April 27 at 1:30 in the Sea Pearl Room at South Seas Island Resort. There will be a short presentation followed by time for interested parties to speak individually with members of the study team. Lee County staff and the consulting team from APTIM (formerly known as CB&I) will present modeling results and accept comments and questions about inlet management scenarios and next steps. A draft report is anticipated by the end of May with a final report to be presented to elected officials and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection early this summer for direction on adoption and implementation. The next meeting of the Captiva Community Panel is set for Tuesday, May 8 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Cone Rooms on Chadwicks Square at South Seas Island Resort. This meeting is open to all interested islanders and the public. A more detailed 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 on the planned upgrades to the panel website, plus committee reports and update from other island organizations. Public participation is invited and encouraged. The next Captiva Community Panel meeting will be June 12. Information and background documents are available online at www. captivacommunitypanel.com. The next meeting of the Captiva Erosion Prevention District board is Wednesday, May 9 beginning at 1 p.m. at Tween Waters Inn. Call the district at 472-2472 or go to www.mycepd.com for further information.
11B ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 836 Donax St. Sanibel Shores opportunity. 3 BR/2BA single family with WEEKLY RENTALS. Community pool and easy walk to beach$629,000 3941 Coquina Dr. New! New! New! 3 BR/2 BA, great room, re place, impact glass and enclosed salt water pool. $949,000 www.SanibelCaptivaRealEstateGuide.com REDUCED Buying, Selling or Just Want to Chat... Talk to Chuck! Loggerhead Cay # 434 Exceptional remodeled top oor end unit, 2BD/2BA. Great rental income, nicely furnished, only steps to the beach and pool. Great sunset views.$629,000 3825 Coquina Dr. Beautifully renovated 3BR/ 3BA; Enclosed Pool and lake views; Light, bright, and private. $849,000 3790 West Gulf Dr. Across From Beach! Fabulous renovation of this 3 BD, 2-1/2BA plus ofce elevated home Great room with gas replace. 9248 Kincaid Court Perfect investment opportunity. 2 BR/1BA; Close to school and Rec Center; Move in ready!$475,000 3832 Coquina Dr. West Rocks w/deeded beach access, 3-BD en-suites, open great room. Private elevator, large studio/workout area. Enclosed lanai overlooks pool with beautiful lake views. $1,250,000 CHUCK@CHUCKBERGSTROM.COM CHUCK BERGSTROM Island Resident Award Winning Realtor Direct: 239-209-6500 Kitchen, dining and master all access the screen enclosed deck overlooking the oversized salt water pool$1,699,000 Rick Richmond, manager of The Grog Shop liquor store on Sanibel for 20 years, officially retired last Friday, April 13. Richmond and his wife, Nancy, who also worked at the store part-time, plan to spend time traveling, boating and relaxing on the islands. Richmond thanks his local customers and island visitors for their friendship and patronage throughout the years, and invites them to stop in to meet the new manager, Richard Bennett. Nancy and Rick Richmond photo provided Grog Shop Manager Retires Publisher Granted U.S. CitizenshipDaniela Jaeger, publisher of Times of the Islands Magazine, published by TOTI Media, Inc., took her Oath of Allegiance for U.S. Citizenship on April 11 in Fort Myers. Jaeger was presented with her Naturalization Certificate following the Pledge of Allegiance. She was accompanied by her husband, Friedrich Jaeger, chairman and founder of TOTI Media, Inc. Daniela Jaeger photo provided
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201812B The Island Cotillion spring dinner dance was held at The Sanctuary Golf Club recently and featured live music by Double Dare. The Island Cotillion is an organization of full or part time Sanibel and Captiva resi dents who enjoy dancing. It conducts three dinner dances a year two are formal and one non-formal. For those interested in joining, contact Julie Boyd at 395-0464. From left, hosts Bob and Nancy Orr with Margaret and Howard Dwyer photos provided Mary and Fred Bondurant Victoria and Jack Madaras Judy and Tom Addison Neal and Sherry Halleran Ken and Sue Halvorson Patsy and Hubie Whitaker Gail and Bill BachmanIsland Cotillion Spring Dinner Dance
13B ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 Blues By The Bay Raises $133,000 For ChildrenThe Heights Foundations 4th Annual Blues By the Bay event raised $133,000 for School Success programs for at-risk children in the Harlem Heights neighborhood in Fort Myers. Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands was the presenting sponsor. Additional sponsors included Golisano Childrens Hospital, Entech Florida IT Services, FPL and The Islander/Island Reporter. VIP sponsors included Mark and Gretchen Banks, Denise Baumert, Chuck Bergstrom/RE/MAX of the Islands, Jolie Black and Jeffery Gross, Timi Coleman, Steve and Doris Colgate, Bro and Dede DArcy, Ron and Dorothy Fitzgerald, Michael and Coleen Frye/RE/MAX Realty Group, Chris W. and Joni Q. Hall Foundation, Rich and Sandy Heinrich, Kelly Brothers Marine Contractors, Richard and Vicki Pitbladdo, Carl and Dana Schultz, and Wayne and Maria Wiles. The VIP reception was held at the waterfront home of William and Patricia Hearn. St. Charles Yacht Club hosted the main event. Live music was provided by The Juice Rockin Blues Band. Guests had samplings from some of the areas finest restaurants including Blue Coyote Supper Club, Caf Italia, Cips Place, Culinary Education Center of Sanibel, Key Lime Bistro, LaMottas Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, St. Charles Yacht Club and Society. The Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market provided a raw bar for the VIP reception. Guests had the opportunity to bid on auction lots including tickets to a Maroon 5 concert, a wine dinner for four at RumRunners, a stay at South Seas Island Resort with a private sailing class by Offshore Sailing School, an in-home cooking class for 10 by renowned chef Loretta Paganini, a wine cooler from Good Deals Appliances filled with standout wines, including a rare bottle of 100 pt. Screaming Eagle Cabernet, an insiders trip to Cuba with chef Gloria Jordan, tickets to James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt concerts with use of a Jaguar or Range Rover from Jaguar Land Rover of Fort Myers, a wine tasting for 20 at Total Wine with hors doeuvres from Ruths Chris Steakhouse and limousine from JP Morgan, and an in-home dinner for 10 by chef Justin Fleming of St. Charles Yacht Club. Guests were able to sign up for a seven-course dinner at the home of Dorothy and Ron Fitzgerald by chef Dustin Valette of Valettes in Healdsburg, California and St. Charles Yacht Clubs Executive Chef Justin Fleming.We are so appreciative of our sponsors, donors, restaurants, guests and our hosts who opened their hearts in support of The Heights Foundation, said Kathryn Kelly, president and CEO of The Heights Foundation. Our School Success pro grams include our charter school, academic tutoring, after school and summer camp programs, scholarship and college access assistance, school supplies and tuition support. Each program is geared to meet the specific needs of children and young adults who seek to further their education. For more information about The Heights Foundation and The Heights Center, visit www.heightsfoundation.org or call 482-7706. From left, Chris and Joni Hall, Michael and Coleen Frye, and Kathryn Kelly photos provided From left, Craig Scott, Dorothy Fitzgerald, Susan Scott and Ron Fitzgerald Liz Aurensan and Pam Edwards 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!
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 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. Donations are now being accepted for the annual Trash & Treasures Sale. A tax deductible receipt will be provided for your donation of clean, gently used items. You may bring them to the Center 4 Life Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Books, clothing, shoes, computers or old TVs cannot be accepted. If you have any questions, call 472-5743. Page Turners with Louise Fitzgerald & Ann Hartman If you are not on the Page Turners list and wish to be, email oceann@comcast. net or contact the Center 4 Life. The featured book for Wednesday, May 9 is Happiness Is a Choice You Make by John Leland. The discussion takes place at 2:30 p.m. Newly divorced at 55 and living alone, New York Times writer John Leland felt unmoored as he struggled to come to terms with caring for his elderly mother. Then he began work on a series of articles about people 85 and older, focusing on six elders from different backgrounds. He visited them with no real agenda but listening. And the lessons he ultimately gleaned in gratitude and resilience and purpose not only helped him sort out his own midlife difficulties but also formed the heart of his new book, Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons From a Year Among the Oldest Old. AARP 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 472-5743 if you are interested in participating and for directions to the viewing area (weather permitting). Franklin Lock Buffet Cruise Thursday, May 10. Cost is $58 for members and $68 for non-members. Take a 4-hour cruise, heading east on the calm waters of the Intracoastal Waterway en route to the WP Franklin Locks that control the waters of Lake Okeechobee. You will pass through the historic Tice Railroad Bridge built in 1903. Observe the working of the locks as well as the banks of the Caloosahatchee that flourish with tropical growth and beautiful homes. View wildlife, manatees and eagles in the natural habitat. On the return trip, there will be a sing-along, dancing and sightseeing on the open third deck. Trip price includes buffet lunch, live narration and refreshments. Advance registration is required by Friday, May 4. Carpooling is available on a first come basis. 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 May 1 and 15 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. Available through May 4. 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. Pioneer Club Picnic For Classes Of 1968The Pioneer Club of Lee County will hold its 69th annual picnic at the Lee County Civic Center Tinsley Pavilion on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Approximately 1,100 invitations are mailed out for the picnic of which twothirds are sent to local residents and the remainder to those people who live out of the area. There are normally 600 to 700 people in attendance. Barbecue chicken or pork, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls, chocolate chip cookies and iced tea or lemonade are available to the attendees for $10 per plate. The classes of 1968 from Alva High, Bishop Verot High, Cypress Lake High, Dunbar High, Fort Myers High and North Fort Myers High will be recognized for celebrating their 50th class reunions. Also recognized at the picnic will be the eldest pioneer man and woman born in Lee County; the couple married the longest (both spouses need to be in attendance); pioneer who traveled the longest distance to the picnic; and the eldest person in attendance. Lee County Civic Center is located at 11831 Bayshore Road in North Fort Myers. To RSVP, call 337-9505. Attendees at last years picnic photo provided Read us online at IslandSunNews.com
15B ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 The Finest in Outdoor FurnishingsSouth Ft. Myers 239-481-610015121 S. Tamiami Tr. ( mile south of Gladiolus at Jamaica Bay & 41) Bonita Springs 239-495-090028811 S. Tamiami Tr. ( mile south of Bonita Beach Rd.)Naples 239-262-00853666 N. Tamiami Tr. (next to Mels Diner)Sarasota 941-217-65477606 South Tamiami Tr. Ste. 101NOW OPENMon.-Sat. 10am-6pm | Sunday 12-5pm | www.ElegantOutdoors.comIn-Home White Glove Delivery~Worldwide Shipping~Designer Rewards Program Family Owned And Operated SAVINGS UP TO 50% OFF MSRP DURING OUR FACTORY AUTHORIZED SALE FORT MYERS LOCATION ONLYSave an ExtraStock and Special OrderMin purchase $2000. Excludes prior purchases, clearance and Tommy Bahama. Exp. 4/26/1815% OFFVOTED TOP 5 OUTDOOR FURNITURE STORES IN THE USA Local Businesses Support Captiva Community Panel Fundraiser Kay Casperson and Trevor Nette sponsored the Captiva Community Panel fundraiser Monday After The Masters at South Seas Island Resort on April 9. It was a beautiful and successful event, said Casperson, whose golf team included Nette, Brooks Selby and Chapin Leatherwood, part of the McMurray and Nette real estate team. Brooks and Chapin both shot a closest to the pin, and Trevor took first place, receiving a trophy for the event. From left, Trevor Nette, Kay Casperson, Chapin Leatherwood and Brooks Selby photo provided SINCE 1988 Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Shell Point Retirement Roadshow with an informational seminar for Sanibel residents on Wednesday, April 25 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at The Community House, located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. This educational presentation will offer guests the opportunity to learn about the resort-style retirement options and comprehensive lifecare available in this award-winning waterfront community located in Fort Myers near Sanibel. During the presentation, Shell Point retirement counselors will explain the benefits received when becoming a resident at Shell Point, the benefits of lifecare, the numerous retirement options available and an overview of the community. Once the presentation is complete, guests will have the chance to ask questions and schedule a visit to the community for a personal tour. For residents that may want to continued on page 20B The entrance to Shell Point Retirement Community photo providedShell Point Hosting Seminar For Island Residents
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ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201818B According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2017-18 school year was $34,740 at private colleges, $9,970 for state residents at public colleges and $25,620 for out-of-state residents attending public universities. Add another $15,000 to $30,000 annually for books, supplies, room, board and living expenses depending upon the location of the institution. Consequently, youll find that attaining a bachelors degree can range between $125,000 and $300,000 or more. Backbreaking expense even for the affluent among us. In last weeks column I reviewed my perspective on my three daughters college admissions processes, as my youngest will be leaving the nest this next academic school year. I promised in this weeks column to address accessing scholarships to help pay for these monstrous expenses. Its important to keep in mind that financial aid and scholarships are two different things. Financial aid is usually awarded by means of completing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form, www.fafsa.ed.gov, which is part of a federal program. Most colleges and universities use the FAFSA process to determine financial need and award federal grants and loans based upon that need. Generally speaking, the income and financial resources of parents are used to determine the need of undergraduate students. It doesnt take a great amount of income and/or assets on the part of an undergraduates family to decrease the amount of eligible aid and grants offered. Retirement savings, for example, are included in the calculation as an available resource that a parent might use to educate his or her child. With the cost of education high and continuing to rise, its conceivable that a parent or grandparent burns through retirement accounts by allocating retirement resources to childrens college educations. A student might qualify for more aid or grants if his or her siblings are also in college concurrently, but not enough to make up the significant difference in the associated costs. It should be noted that gifts from parents and grandparents in the form of 529 Plans, UTMA accounts and trusts for college education are counted towards available resources, also limiting the amount of federal aid the student will qualify for. Since student loan debt might crush a freshly minted graduate, caution should be heeded before funding the majority of a college education with government and private loans. Most student loans cant be discharged in bankruptcy. This might be why so many thirty-somethings reside with their parents rather than renting apartments or purchasing first homes. Which brings us to scholarships. Many colleges and universities automatically consider applicants for academic scholarships based upon high school grade point average, standardized test scores and extracurricular achievements. When applying to a college or university, dont leave the process entirely up to the student. My kids, bleary-eyed from their high schools rigorous International Baccalaureate studies, often didnt thoroughly scour colleges websites for available scholarships, which sometimes required the submission of a separate application or essay. Moreover, there are a variety of public foundation and private scholarships available. Numerous websites offer insight, simply Google college scholarship opportunities. Once awarded an academic scholarship, dont give up! There may be even more money available. When my eldest daughter Gabrielle was accepted to Brandeis University, the scholarship offer wasnt as meaty as others offered from other universities. I telephoned the dean of admissions asking if the scholarship offer could be increased. He explained that Bernie Madoff stole a significant portion of Brandeis endowment, so they didnt have the resources to match competing schools. He did, however, eventually offer additional scholarship money which we accepted, as Brandeis was my daughters first choice. Gabi has since graduated magna cum laude with her bachelors degree, and next month will also graduate Brandeis with her masters degree. My middle daughter, Courtney, is a junior at the University of Florida, a public institution. While negotiating academic scholarships with large institutions isnt usually possible, there are programs like Florida Bright Futures earned through high school achievement, which provide a healthy scholarship as well. So long as your student maintains a 3.0 average (not a problem for Courtney!), Bright Futures continues for her four-year degree. My youngest daughter, Madison, was invited to compete for Elon Universitys Honors Fellowship. Elon invited 350 of the more than 2,000 applicants to visit campus last month to be interviewed by faculty, attend a lecture and write an essay from a prompt related to the class. Madi was recently awarded one of the 43 honors fellowships, along with a Presidential scholarship she received when first admitted. Elons scholarship offers will cover approximately two-thirds of her four-year tuition expense. Madison noticed that she could have competed for a variety of different honors, but chose to compete solely for the one that paid the most an all or nothing approach on her part, which I encouraged. If the Elons admission office really wanted her for the Class of 2022 (as I felt they did based on her exceptional high school academic performance), I figured theyd offer the honors fellowship rather than lose her to another school. A final thought goes to whether to apply for early decision. Many of the more competitive schools encourage applicants to apply early decision which means that if accepted, the applicant is bound to attend, regardless of scholarship offers or lack thereof. If there is an institution that your student is dead-set on, then applying early decision may increase his or her chances of admission. I dont favor this course, as I believe it removes all negotiating power over scholarship awards. If you have the resources and dont care, then by all means it might help your student get into a reach school. Two sons of a close family friend were admitted into their preferred schools of Duke and Vanderbilt through early decision. But neither received scholarship awards. If youre concerned about academic scholarships, then I would suggest a more flexible approach. Its similar to buying a car. If you limit yourself to a certain model, you are less likely to get the best deal than if you are open to a number of different models that have similar preferred features. Ultimately, even going through this process, each of my daughters enrolled in the university they felt was the right fit for them. Please understand that Im simply stating my opinion formed from my experiences over the past six years. Others may find success on a different path. I wish the best of luck for those currently engaged in the process. Courtney, by the way, is beginning her search to attend graduate school. If any reader knows of private scholarships for those pursuing a doctorate in physical therapy or hospital sponsorships that may be available please email me at my address below. 2018 Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerThe Hunt For Scholarshipsby Craig R. 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ISLAND INSURANCE SERVICE President Personal Lines 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel, FL (239) 472 3022 Have an insurance question? Call our office today for a new Auto quote. ISLAND INSURANCE SERVICE 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel, FL (239) 472 3022 Have an insurance question? Call our office today for a new Auto quote. ISLAND INSURANCE SERVICE Personal Lines 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel, FL (239) 472 3022 Have an insurance question? Call our office today for a new Auto quote. Mark OBrien Owner/Agent Trish Barbone Agent Justin Wheeler Agent We are HERE for all your insurance needs Life InsuranceTerm Insurance Case Study by J. Brendan Ryan, CLU, ChFC, MSFSFrom time to time, I feel the need to explain the ill effects of the siren song of term insurance. This is the sort of coverage, as opposed to whole life or universal life, that has no cash value and is only written today with a premium that sooner or later becomes unworkable. Every term policy that I have seen in recent years starts out with a level, guaranteed premium for a certain number of years, after which period premiums escalate at a horrendous pace. Today, I want to look at a 68-year-old man. Actually, the story starts eight years earlier when he was 60 years old. He wanted to plan to leave a financial legacy for his kids. So, he purchased $150,000 of 10-year term insurance. With this sort of policy, the premium starts low and stays at that low premium for 10 years. After that, the premium leaps up annually until it is, in all practicality, impossible to continue. His initial premium has been and continues to be $450 per year for another two years. He was confident that he wanted to keep the coverage for just 10 years. Now, at age 68, he is revisiting the topic. He wants to continue the policy beyond the first 10 years. So, he asked the insurer what they planned to charge him in the 11th year. Turns out that the premium that year will be about $11,000, which is 25 times the original premium. The following year, it goes to $13,000, and so on, which he cannot afford. What can I do for him now? Well, his health has deteriorated since he got the present policy, so any new premium will reflect that. He can continue his present policy for the last two years of the low premium. But in those two years, his health, which is just moderately good now, may deteriorate further and he may be uninsurable. In that case, he would have to either continue the present policy at a very high cost or else, go without insurance. If he is determined to carry 10-year term insurance, I can write $150,000 today for $2,000 per year. But that leaps to $24,000 in the 11th year, and up from there. Alternatively, at his present age, he could get that amount of universal life, that is, cash-value insurance, for a level premium of $5,300. That premium is scheduled to stay the same for life. How could he have avoided all this? He could have gotten universal life from the get-go eight years ago at a level cost of about $3,600. And, if he wished, he could have funded it with a higher premium so that after 20 or 30 years he could stop paying the premium for the rest of his life. The major takeaways here are (1) despite expectations to the contrary, people usually do not want to give up their insurance at later ages, and (2) because of this, term insurance is not a reliable type of protection except when the need is definitely short-term. J. Brendan Ryan is a Cincinnati insurance agent. He can be reached at email@example.com. Human Trafficking Symposium Coming In MayThe 4th annual Human Trafficking Symposium will be held within Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Cohen Center Ballroom on Thursday, May 3 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The symposium is presented by the Department of Justice Studies, Florida Gulf Coast University; the Department of Social Work, Florida Gulf Coast University; and Christys Cause, Inc., a local nonprofit working to eradicate child sex trafficking. Louis Bivona, founder and chairman of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, northeast region, and founder of Bivona Child Advocacy Center, will be the keynote speaker. Admission is $50. Lee Health employees may attend at no cost with employee badge. Florida Gulf Coast University students may attend at no cost, based on space availability. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Human trafficking is on the rise, tied with arms dealing as the second largest criminal industry in the world and the fastest growing, according the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery. Victims are subjected to force, fraud or coercion for the purpose of commercial sex or forced labor. Victims are children, teenagers, women and men. The U.S. Department of State reports that less than one percent of sex trafficking victims are identified, said Dr. Amanda Evans, EdD, MSW, LCSW, assistant professor, Florida Gulf Coast University Department of Social Work. The goal of the symposium is to provide new tools to identify and treat victims of human trafficking and to reignite our passion to help the 99 percent of unidentified victims in our community. We are so pleased to have Lou Bivona join us as keynote speaker for this years symposium, said Christy Ivie, founder of Christys Cause. Service to missing, exploited and sexually abused children has been his lifelong driving passion. Bivona and John Walsh established the Adam Walsh Center in 1982, which became the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children in 1984. His personal fundraising efforts resulted in more than $30 million raised. In 2001, he led efforts to establish the Bivona continued on page 22B
Despite Miserable Weather, Red Sox Have Best Start In The Teams Historyby Ed FrankIn the long 118-year history of the Boston Red Sox, the team has never had a better season start than this year 13-2 through the first 2-1/2 weeks. We know this torrid pace of .867, the best in baseball as the week began, cannot continue. But many a team has buried itself in the early weeks of a season with lop-sided losing records. Not so for the Red Sox in 2018 under first-year manager Alex Cora. In cold rainy weather, with wind chills below freezing at Fenway Park, Boston completed a weekend sweep of Baltimore to finish their first home stand of the season at 8-1. The weather was so bad, as it has been in so many baseball cities, that the traditional Patriots Day game scheduled for Monday was postponed. It was the first time since 1984 that this game on the day of the Boston Marathon was postponed. We wrote last week of the problem year-after-year of early season baseball in snowy, frigid weather. And it hasnt improved since. Red Sox All-Star pitcher Chris Sale said after Sundays game, This is the most miserable Ive ever been on a baseball field by far, not even close. Similar sentiments were expressed by Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon after Saturdays game at Wrigley Field. The weather even worsened the next day in Chicago, forcing postponement of Sundays and Mondays games. Blizzard conditions in Minneapolis resulted in postponing three of four weekend games between the Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox. The Twins were happy to escape that weather for a two-game series this week in Puerto Rico against the Cleveland Indians that helped raise funds for the hurricane-ravaged island. The April snow, sleet, rain and wind have wreaked havoc on Major League baseball schedules, wiping out 24 games through the first 2-1/2 weeks. Theres going to be a lot of double-headers and scheduled off-day games played to make up for these postponements. Everblades Brad Ralph League Coach Of The Year The Florida Everblades began postseason hockey Monday with a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Gladiators at Germain Arena in a best-of-seven series. Following the first two games on home ice, this first round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs shifts to Atlanta for Games Three, Four and a fifth game if necessary. Everblades Coach Brad Ralph has been named winner of the John Brophy Award for the ECHL Coach of the Year. In his two seasons behind the bench, his Everblades have compiled a 99-34-11 record. Fort Myers Miracle Begin Season At 6-5 The Fort Myers Miracle baseball team, the advanced A club of the Minnesota Twins, began the 2018 season with a 6-5 record. In the early going, this record found the team in fifth place in the Florida State League South Division as this week began, but only two games behind first-place Bradenton. The Miracle started a long nine-game road trip Tuesday with stops at Dunedin, Bradenton and Clearwater before returning home to Hammond Stadium April 26 for three games against Daytona.Outfielder Jimmy Kerrigan leads the teams offense with a .389 batting aver age. SUN ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201820B $1,295,000 Call Eric Pfeifer239.472.0004 Direct Gulf Front Corner Unit Amazing Views 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Plus Private Cabana Convenient Mid-Island Location PRGHomeTeam.com This Weeks Featured PropertyCompass Point Unit #102 SPORTS QUIZ 1. Who holds the T exas Rangers record for career batting average? 2. Name the only catchers elected on the first ballot to the Baseball Hall of Fame. 3. Who was the last W ashington Redskins quarterback before Kirk Cousins in 2016 to throw for at least 350 yards in consecutive games? 4. Entering 2018, who wer e the last two mens basketball coaches to lead their team to an NCAA championship without having ever coached in a Final Four before that year? 5. Name the first NHL player to r ecord a hat trick for the Vegas Golden Nights? 6. Who was the first driver to win in races in For mula One, IndyCar and NASCAR? 7. When was the last time befor e 2017 that two American female tennis players were in the final of the U.S. Open? ANSWERS 1. Al Oliver, with a .319 average (1978-81). 2. Johnny Bench (1989) and Ivan Rodriguez (2017). 3. Jay Schroeder, in 1986. 4. Tubby Smith (1998) and Kevin Ollie (2014). 5. William Karlsson, in 2017. 6. Dan Gurney. 7. It was 2002, when Serena Williams defeated Venus Williams. From page 15BShell Pointlearn more about the community before crossing the bridge, were excited to travel to Sanibel and educate people on the many benefits that Shell Point has to offer, said Ronette Icso, vice president of sales and marketing. By bringing the presentation closer to their current homes, they can determine if it is an option they would like to consider for their life planning, and if it is, they can take the next step to come for a tour of our beautiful campus and see it for themselves. Admission to the seminar is free and refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, so reservations are requested by calling 466-1131 or registering online at www.shellpoint.org/roadshow. Miracle Youth Baseball Camps Begin April 28The Fort Myers Miracle will be offering three baseball camps for children in Southwest Florida to learn the game from professional players and coaches. The 13th annual Disability Dream & Do baseball camp for children with special needs runs from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 28. The camp is free in partnership with the Dave Clark Foundation, and offers children with disabilities an opportunity to interact with Miracle players and coaches on the ballfield as they progress through hitting, fielding and throwing stations. The Miracle also are offering two baseball camps for youth looking to sharpen their skills and fundamentals under the guidance of Miracle players, coaches and staff. The camp for children ages 6 to 8 is July 10 to 12 and ages 9 to 12 is July 17 to 19. Both camps run from 9 a.m. to noon at CenturyLink Sports Complex, 14100 Six Mile Cypress Parkway in Fort Myers. The cost is $115 per child and includes a T-shirt, Miracle gift, precamp snacks and lunches, and one box seat ticket to a Miracle game each night of the camp. I think our players and coaches enjoy these baseball camps as much as the children, said Chris Peters, Miracle president and general manager. Its a great opportunity for them to share their baseball knowledge and insight with area children, but more importantly, just show them how to enjoy the game of baseball. Space is limited. For more information or to register for a camp, call 768-4210 or visit www. miraclebaseball.com.
21B ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 From page 1BSCCF Tournament Winners, from left, Doreen Ruane, Melissa Rice, Theresa Dolloff, Paige Babcock, Betsy Ventura and Myrna Speas Dee Serage-Century and Uber volunteer Lynne Bode Winners, from left, David Pettrick, Helmut Peters, Mark Andrews and Tony Crouch Consolation winners Linda Koch and Jodi Cort Winners, from left, Barbara Chappell, Nancy Orr, Cat Colfer and Janet Turner with Erick Lindblad of SCCF Winners Tom Rizzo and Lucas Century photos by Ernesto Enriquez Winners, from left, Susie Holly, Karen Muranski, April Fleming and Lori James with Erick Lindblad of SCCF From left, winners Oliver Perrotte, Christian Clark and Anton Heldman. Perotte and Heldman have played in every tournament. Winners, from left, Joe Jorgensen, Rob Strumillo, Marcel Ventura, Chris Dolloff, Dan Schuyler and Bob Blakely
ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201822B Doctor and DieticianMaintaining Social Connectednessby Ross Hauser, MD and Marion Hauser, MS, RDHealthy eating and proper exercise are essential for a robust life, but another important aspect of healthy living is connecting socially. Maintaining meaningful social connections boosts overall health by strengthening the immune system, improving physical health and maintaining psychological wellbeing. Social connectedness helps folks maintain a healthy body weight, manage blood sugars, improve cancer survival, reduce cardiovascular mortality, alleviate depression, decrease posttraumatic stress disorder and improve overall mental health. Connection with others who feel what we feel, understand how we think, and who are able to relate to us on a heart-to-heart level is one of lifes most important skills and needs. As you might guess, those who are disconnected reap the opposite results, such as physical and emotional disease and isolation. In the United States, social isolation is becoming increasingly prevalent, with 40 percent of Americans indicating they are lonely. Social isolation weakens and shortens our lives, and its negative effects are comparable to things like smoking, obesity, substance abuse and violence. We need human connections for physical, emotional and spiritual health. Those who feel connected have lower rates of anxiety and depression because their involvement in a social network provides the giving and receiving of trust and empathy. If you find it difficult to connect with people, adopting a furry friend may be the path for you. Pet owners show similar benefits in terms of well-being compared to non-pet owners. Belonging is an irresistible need of all people. We are biologically, cognitively, physically and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When that doesnt occur, our health suffers. Be courageous and take the initiative. Foster, nurture and build your social connections. In addition to following a healthy diet and exercising, cultivating meaningful relationships is a crucial aspect of your well-being. 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. From page 19BHuman TraffickingChild Advocacy Center (BCAC) in Rochester, New York, which streamlines the process for law enforcement and human service professionals to meet with and address the needs of child sexual abuse victims. The symposium will offer professional training tracks for law enforcement and prosecution, health care providers and mental health professionals. Breakout speakers include Francine Donnorummo, SVU chief office of the state attorney, 20th Judicial Court; Lt. Daniel Cote, major crimes section, Lee County Sheriff Office; Kristy Dutton, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, director of emergency services at Lee Health; Jennifer Wolff, BSN, RN, Lee Health; Deborah J. Cunningham, office of the state attorney, 20th Judicial Court; Sgt. Wade Williams, Collier County Sheriffs Office; and Dr. Evans. Licensed clinical social workers, mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists can receive up to five hours of continuing education hours through the Department of Social Work, Florida Gulf Coast University. Nurses can receive two hours of Human Trafficking continuing education credits by attending the WeCare break out session. To register visit www.bit.ly/htsfgcu or email humantraffickingsymp@fgcu. edu. Professional Recuer Course Offered SaturdayThe American Red Cross CPR/AED/ First Aid for the Professional Rescuer course will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sanibel Recreation Center. The purpose of this course is to instruct those who have a duty to act (professional rescuers) in the knowledge and skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing, cardiac and first aid emergencies. This includes the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and bag valve mask resuscitator (BVM).Participants must be able to complete all final skill scenarios and score at least 80 percent on written exam to obtain the two-year certification. The cost of the course is $131 for members and $172 for non-members and includes participant manual as well as a rescue mask. For more information, contact Tasha Maddix, aquatics manager, at Tasha. Maddix@mysanibel.com, call the Sanibel Recreation Center at 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. Diabetes Prevention ProgramLee Health will offer a free program at The Sanctuary beginning May 2 from 9 to 10 a.m. The Wednesday programs are designed to help you make modest lifestyle changes and cut your risk of Type 2 diabetes by more than half at. This year-long program with weekly meetings for the first six months, then once or twice a month for the second six months, is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Information presented in the workshop can help you become empowered to prevent Type 2 diabetes. Learn about the benefits of physical activity; manage symptoms of stress, make smarter decisions related to healthy eating, and tips to stay motivated. Participants will receive a participant guide to use as an ongoing reference tool once the classes are completed. The Sanctuary is located at 8960 Colonial Center Drive in Fort Myers. Seating is limited and registration is required. Call 424-3127 for more information. Beautifulife:Removeby Kay CaspersonThe word remove is one of my favor ites for so many r easons. It is such an important word that I even chose years ago to name one of my very first product creations after it. I decided to attach words to my products that would not only address what the product was designed to do but to help people look into their lives to stay on the right path. Remove is not only the very first thing you need to do to move forward in life, but it is also a necessary thing to do daily to stay balanced and to continue to have your most beautiful life. Why do I put such great importance on this word? The reasons vary, but the most important one is that if you dont pay attention to the things that need to be removed from your life, you will never make room for the good stuff that will fill that space. You see, things tend to make their way into your life without you even realizing whether they are helping or hindering you. Let me give you some of my favorite examples of things that should regularly be removed: (Emotional) Negative thoughts and feelings of self-doubt. Tell yourself how awesome you are and make way for the I can and I will attitude that you were blessed with. (Spiritual) Deeply held beliefs that dont inspire you to be better. If whatever you were taught to believe isnt helping you to grow into a better human being, then leave it behind and find something that will. (Physical) Unhealthy habits that are limiting you from being your best. The time is now to take control of your body and your health, clean out and enjoy the benefits. (Environmental) Clutter from things that are no longer necessary in your life. It is now time to filter through closets, cabinets, offices and garages to make room for better space and organization. (Social) People that dont support or inspire you to be all that you can be. Lets face it, before you even realize it, there are people in your life that are taking you away from the important people that matter the most and continue to enhance your world. Build a healthy distance from those that drain your energy instead of fuel your fire. Remove is a word that we need to keep in our daily lives but I especially believe that springtime is a perfect time to assess the things that need to go. What a great time for cleaning out and starting fresh with a new outlook, new goals and possibly some new friends that will support you on your journey. My affirmation for you this week is: I will take a close look at the various aspects of my life to remove the things that might keep me from moving towards being the best that I can be. 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. Candlelighters Golf Tournament Candlelighters of Southwest Florida will host the 23rd annual Gold Ribbon Classic Golf Tournament at Bonita Bay Club East on Saturday, May 12. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry fee for an individual player is $150, which includes 18 holes of golf with cart, range balls, golfers goodie bags and a buffet lunch with awards presentation immediately following play. Pre-registration is required. The tournament is open to the public. There will be a variety of raffle prizes offered including hotel stays, tickets for Florida attractions, rounds of golf and gift certificates to area restaurants. Proceeds will assist local children with cancer or blood disorders from the time they are diagnosed, throughout treatment and recovery. This year in the U.S., over 15,780 children will be diagnosed with cancer and one in 530 young adults between age 20 and 39 will be a survivor of childhood cancer. Bonita Bay Club East is located at 3700 Wildwood Boulevard in Naples For more information, to make a tax deductible donation, donate a gift certificate, raffle item, goodie bag or sign up to play, visit www.candlelightersswfl.org.
SUN deaRPharmacistCoffee Shops Must Display Cancer Warningby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Readers: When I think of acrylic, my mind goes to nail salons where they apply hard acrylic to your fingernails it doesnt go to coffee or potato chips! But this compound is, in fact, almost always present in coffee and potato chips, as well as many other foods such as cereal, French fries, peanut butter even prune juice. Acrylamide levels are higher in things that are fried like French fries. Just like frying, toasting can produce acrylamide; thats why dark toast is worse for you than light toast, as are well-down hash browns versus lightly browned ones basically the darker (more cooked) areas on your food tend to have more acrylamide. Coffee is high in acrylamide, and thats why coffee shops are facing scrutiny now. Id like a vanilla latte, double-shot, extra whipped cream, no acrylamide. Starbucks and other big-name cafes are under fire. You see, acrylamide is a compound known to the FDA as a possible carcinogen. To be fair, the carcinogenic potential of dietary-related acrylamide from foods and beverages is actually unknown. Natural coffee beans dont have acrylamide, it happens during the refinement process. When coffee growers roast their coffee beans, the acrylamide content goes up to a certain degree. Then coffee houses prepare beverages for us (the consumer), and we drink it. Does that mean were drinking acrylamide? In recent breaking news, Superior Court Judge Elihu M. Berle has just ruled that coffee companies like Starbucks, Peets and others will have to carry the cancer warning label in the state of California. I am confident this cancer-causing acrylamide problem wont even impact their sales not even a dollar! Coffee lovers arent going to run because we, as a nation, are fairly desensitized to toxins by now. Nobody cares if meat contains 28 different ingredients, aside from meat. Nobody cares if blueberry cereal doesnt have real blueberries in it, but rather purple goo. Nobody cares if French fries are fried in disgusting oil. These are the foods that are the highest in acrylamide, so youll want to avoid or minimize these: French fries and potato chips Grains like pasta Breakfast cereal Darkly toasted bread or bagels Certain cookies Lightly roasted coffee beans Peanut, almond or sunflower butter Thats just the main foods. There are others which I can share in my extended version of this article. Ive written a much more comprehensive article about this, including more about why the foods above are high in acrylamide and what you can substitute. Ive also offered a list of foods and supplements that offset the damage done by acrylamide. To get all of this, its simple. Just sign up for my free newsletter at www.suzycohen.com, and Ill email it to you on Tuesday. 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. 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. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way. 23B ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 2018 Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: I am 24 and doing some online dating in a city. How available should I be without seeming too desperate and needy?A: Dating in the 21st century is not easy. With use of social media, dating these days, one would think, would be simple. Many question just how to handle how much to communicate on the dating sites, text, talk on the phone, first meetings etc. I have seen countless women in my practice feel conflicted on how available to be for someone they are dating without seeming needy or desperate. We all have a certain amount of baggage we bring to the table. Its not a good idea to tell all in the beginning. Go easy and pace yourself. I believe a good rule of thumb is moderation. It is a good idea to pace yourself especially in the beginning when you are getting to know one another. If women feel insecure, they are apt to share too much too soon, including making too much effort. Let the man pursue you. Be yourself, and be a bit old fashioned. You dont have to be too available and remember that men like the chase even though they dont admit it. Let him do the work, and you dont always have to be available. Its okay to say no and have other plans. Men do not like desperate and needy, and you dont want to be desperate and needy. Someone who wants to spend time with you and get to know you will make the effort. Its also okay not to return texts or phone calls right away. You can enjoy his company and get to know him, and get to know others as well. You will be able to eliminate men you are not that interested in as time goes on, and you can develop more of a relationship with him while you go slowly. You are worth his wait. I would caution you on getting too intimate too soon. Respect yourself and your body and in time so will he. The bottom line is just be yourself and make wise choices that wont compromise your own self-respect. Have fun and show up in the room. Do not be attached to the outcome and let it all unfold the way its supposed to unfold, and you will be much happier no matter what the result. If he stops communicating, forget him and go onto the next one. You will be glad you did. 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. 2 Years Experience Our email address is email@example.com
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Demc lubislands@gmail . com FISH OF SANCAP Neighbors Helping Neighbors . ............. 472-4775 FISH . 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. Triscuit photos provided Malia Lee County Domestic Animal ServicesBrinley And JosieHello, my name is Brinley. I am a 2-yearold female domestic shorthair who is your typical tabby cat that likes to run around and check things out. I love to play with my cat toys especially the ones that squeak. I am very well-behaved when humans brush my beautiful brown tabby fur.My adoption fee is $50. When you adopt me, you can another cat for free. Hi, Im Josie. They call me an itty bitty pittie because I am a pitbull that is going to stay pocketsized. I am an 8-month-old female pit bull who is only 34 pounds and wont get too much bigger. I have a super sweet temperament and love to be around people. I have great leash manners and am very well-behaved in a crowd. I will make a great addition to any lucky family. My adoption fee is $75. 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. Brinley ID# A734471 photos provided Josie ID# A735611
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Island Sun Weather Outlook April 20, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYSunny High: 85 Low: 74 TUESDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 THURSDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 75 Low: 68 Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:35 am9:02 am4:02 pmNone Sat4:54 pm12:07 amNoneNone Sun6:05 pm1:23 amNoneNone Mon11:29 am2:38 am7:47 pm1:24 pm Tue11:39 am3:44 am9:35 pm3:34 pm Wed11:57 am4:37 am11:00 pm4:51 pm Thu12:17 pm5:21 amNone5:48 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri5:43 am10:06 am3:35 pmNone Sat6:55 am12:03 am4:36 pm10:39 am Sun8:10 am1:23 am6:17 pm11:25 am Mon9:16 am2:40 am8:27 pm2:36 pm Tue10:17 am3:40 am9:44 pm3:47 pm Wed11:09 am4:33 am10:57 pm4:48 pm Thu11:47 am5:21 am11:58 pm5:44 pm Day High Low High Low Fri5:40 am9:04 am3:07 pmNone Sat3:59 pm12:09 amNoneNone Sun5:10 pm1:25 amNoneNone Mon10:34 am2:40 am6:52 pm1:26 pm Tue10:44 am3:46 am8:40 pm3:36 pm Wed11:02 am4:39 am10:05 pm4:53 pm Thu11:22 am5:23 am11:13 pm5:50 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri8:45 am2:14 am6:12 pm12:18 pm Sat7:04 pm3:23 amNoneNone Sun8:15 pm4:39 amNoneNone Mon1:39 pm5:54 am9:57 pm4:40 pm Tue1:49 pm7:00 am11:45 pm6:50 pm Wed2:07 pm7:53 amNone8:07 pm Thu1:10 am8:37 am2:27 pm9:04 pm WEDNESDAYMostly Sunny High: 76 Low: 69 MONDAYMost ly Sunny High: 78 Low: 71 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 83 Low: 76 FRIDAYMost ly Sunny High: 80 Low: 73 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 20, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYSunny High: 85 Low: 74 TUESDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 THURSDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 75 Low: 68 Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:35 am9:02 am4:02 pmNone Sat4:54 pm12:07 amNoneNone Sun6:05 pm1:23 amNoneNone Mon11:29 am2:38 am7:47 pm1:24 pm Tue11:39 am3:44 am9:35 pm3:34 pm Wed11:57 am4:37 am11:00 pm4:51 pm Thu12:17 pm5:21 amNone5:48 pm Day High Low High Low Fri5:43 am10:06 am3:35 pmNone Sat6:55 am12:03 am4:36 pm10:39 am Sun8:10 am1:23 am6:17 pm11:25 am Mon9:16 am2:40 am8:27 pm2:36 pm Tue10:17 am3:40 am9:44 pm3:47 pm 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Fri8:45 am2:14 am6:12 pm12:18 pm Sat7:04 pm3:23 amNoneNone Sun8:15 pm4:39 amNoneNone Mon1:39 pm5:54 am9:57 pm4:40 pm Tue1:49 pm7:00 am11:45 pm6:50 pm Wed2:07 pm7:53 amNone8:07 pm Thu1:10 am8:37 am2:27 pm9:04 pm WEDNESDAYMostly Sunny High: 76 Low: 69 MONDAYMost ly Sunny High: 78 Low: 71 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 83 Low: 76 FRIDAYMost ly Sunny High: 80 Low: 73 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 20, 2018 7-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYSunny High: 85 Low: 74 TUESDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 THURSDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 75 Low: 68 Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:35 am9:02 am4:02 pmNone Sat4:54 pm12:07 amNoneNone Sun6:05 pm1:23 amNoneNone Mon11:29 am2:38 am7:47 pm1:24 pm Tue11:39 am3:44 am9:35 pm3:34 pm Wed11:57 am4:37 am11:00 pm4:51 pm Thu12:17 pm5:21 amNone5:48 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri5:43 am10:06 am3:35 pmNone Sat6:55 am12:03 am4:36 pm10:39 am Sun8:10 am1:23 am6:17 pm11:25 am Mon9:16 am2:40 am8:27 pm2:36 pm Tue10:17 am3:40 am9:44 pm3:47 pm Wed11:09 am4:33 am10:57 pm4:48 pm Thu11:47 am5:21 am11:58 pm5:44 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri5:40 am9:04 am3:07 pmNone Sat3:59 pm12:09 amNoneNone Sun5:10 pm1:25 amNoneNone Mon10:34 am2:40 am6:52 pm1:26 pm Tue10:44 am3:46 am8:40 pm3:36 pm Wed11:02 am4:39 am10:05 pm4:53 pm Thu11:22 am5:23 am11:13 pm5:50 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri8:45 am2:14 am6:12 pm12:18 pm Sat7:04 pm3:23 amNoneNone Sun8:15 pm4:39 amNoneNone Mon1:39 pm5:54 am9:57 pm4:40 pm Tue1:49 pm7:00 am11:45 pm6:50 pm Wed2:07 pm7:53 amNone8:07 pm Thu1:10 am8:37 am2:27 pm9:04 pm WEDNESDAYMostly Sunny High: 76 Low: 69 MONDAYMost ly Sunny High: 78 Low: 71 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 83 Low: 76 FRIDAYMost ly Sunny High: 80 Low: 73 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 20, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYSunny High: 85 Low: 74 TUESDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 THURSDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 75 Low: 68 Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:35 am9:02 am4:02 pmNone Sat4:54 pm12:07 amNoneNone Sun6:05 pm1:23 amNoneNone Mon11:29 am2:38 am7:47 pm1:24 pm Tue11:39 am3:44 am9:35 pm3:34 pm Wed11:57 am4:37 am11:00 pm4:51 pm Thu12:17 pm5:21 amNone5:48 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri5:43 am10:06 am3:35 pmNone Sat6:55 am12:03 am4:36 pm10:39 am Sun8:10 am1:23 am6:17 pm11:25 am Mon9:16 am2:40 am8:27 pm2:36 pm Tue10:17 am3:40 am9:44 pm3:47 pm Wed11:09 am4:33 am10:57 pm4:48 pm Thu11:47 am5:21 am11:58 pm5:44 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri5:40 am9:04 am3:07 pmNone Sat3:59 pm12:09 amNoneNone Sun5:10 pm1:25 amNoneNone Mon10:34 am2:40 am6:52 pm1:26 pm Tue10:44 am3:46 am8:40 pm3:36 pm Wed11:02 am4:39 am10:05 pm4:53 pm Thu11:22 am5:23 am11:13 pm5:50 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri8:45 am2:14 am6:12 pm12:18 pm Sat7:04 pm3:23 amNoneNone Sun8:15 pm4:39 amNoneNone Mon1:39 pm5:54 am9:57 pm4:40 pm Tue1:49 pm7:00 am11:45 pm6:50 pm Wed2:07 pm7:53 amNone8:07 pm Thu1:10 am8:37 am2:27 pm9:04 pm WEDNESDAYMostly Sunny High: 76 Low: 69 MONDAYMost ly Sunny High: 78 Low: 71 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 83 Low: 76 FRIDAYMost ly Sunny High: 80 Low: 73 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 20, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYSunny High: 85 Low: 74 TUESDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 THURSDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 75 Low: 68 Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:35 am9:02 am4:02 pmNone Sat4:54 pm12:07 amNoneNone Sun6:05 pm1:23 amNoneNone Mon11:29 am2:38 am7:47 pm1:24 pm Tue11:39 am3:44 am9:35 pm3:34 pm Wed11:57 am4:37 am11:00 pm4:51 pm Thu12:17 pm5:21 amNone5:48 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri5:43 am10:06 am3:35 pmNone Sat6:55 am12:03 am4:36 pm10:39 am Sun8:10 am1:23 am6:17 pm11:25 am Mon9:16 am2:40 am8:27 pm2:36 pm Tue10:17 am3:40 am9:44 pm3:47 pm Wed11:09 am4:33 am10:57 pm4:48 pm Thu11:47 am5:21 am11:58 pm5:44 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri5:40 am9:04 am3:07 pmNone Sat3:59 pm12:09 amNoneNone Sun5:10 pm1:25 amNoneNone Mon10:34 am2:40 am6:52 pm1:26 pm Tue10:44 am3:46 am8:40 pm3:36 pm Wed11:02 am4:39 am10:05 pm4:53 pm Thu11:22 am5:23 am11:13 pm5:50 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri8:45 am2:14 am6:12 pm12:18 pm Sat7:04 pm3:23 amNoneNone Sun8:15 pm4:39 amNoneNone Mon1:39 pm5:54 am9:57 pm4:40 pm Tue1:49 pm7:00 am11:45 pm6:50 pm Wed2:07 pm7:53 amNone8:07 pm Thu1:10 am8:37 am2:27 pm9:04 pm WEDNESDAYMostly Sunny High: 76 Low: 69 MONDAYMost ly Sunny High: 78 Low: 71 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 83 Low: 76 FRIDAYMost ly Sunny High: 80 Low: 73 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 20, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYSunny High: 85 Low: 74 TUESDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 THURSDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 75 Low: 68 Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:35 am9:02 am4:02 pmNone Sat4:54 pm12:07 amNoneNone Sun6:05 pm1:23 amNoneNone Mon11:29 am2:38 am7:47 pm1:24 pm Tue11:39 am3:44 am9:35 pm3:34 pm Wed11:57 am4:37 am11:00 pm4:51 pm Thu12:17 pm5:21 amNone5:48 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri5:43 am10:06 am3:35 pmNone Sat6:55 am12:03 am4:36 pm10:39 am Sun8:10 am1:23 am6:17 pm11:25 am Mon9:16 am2:40 am8:27 pm2:36 pm Tue10:17 am3:40 am9:44 pm3:47 pm Wed11:09 am4:33 am10:57 pm4:48 pm Thu11:47 am5:21 am11:58 pm5:44 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri5:40 am9:04 am3:07 pmNone Sat3:59 pm12:09 amNoneNone Sun5:10 pm1:25 amNoneNone Mon10:34 am2:40 am6:52 pm1:26 pm Tue10:44 am3:46 am8:40 pm3:36 pm Wed11:02 am4:39 am10:05 pm4:53 pm Thu11:22 am5:23 am11:13 pm5:50 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri8:45 am2:14 am6:12 pm12:18 pm Sat7:04 pm3:23 amNoneNone Sun8:15 pm4:39 amNoneNone Mon1:39 pm5:54 am9:57 pm4:40 pm Tue1:49 pm7:00 am11:45 pm6:50 pm Wed2:07 pm7:53 amNone8:07 pm Thu1:10 am8:37 am2:27 pm9:04 pm WEDNESDAYMostly Sunny High: 76 Low: 69 MONDAYMost ly Sunny High: 78 Low: 71 SATURDAYPa rtly Cloudy High: 83 Low: 76 FRIDAYMost ly Sunny High: 80 Low: 73 Island Sun Weather Outlook April 20, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYSunny High: 85 Low: 74 TUESDAYSunny High: 77 Low: 70 THURSDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 75 Low: 68 Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:35 am9:02 am4:02 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ISLAND SUN APRIL 20, 201832B 413 BELLA VISTA WAY, SANIBEL Luxurious 4 BR, 4 BA Home, Direct Gulf Views Private Elevator, Very Ample Storage $2,495,000 MLS 218022814 Tracy Walters 239.994.7975 COLONY BEACH ESTATES 1501 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 1501 MIDDLE GULF DR. #G204, SANIBEL Great Gulf View, 2 BR, 2 BA $649,999 MLS 217049018 Brian Murty 239.565.1272 SUNDIAL 2515/2517 WULFERT RD., SANIBEL Vacant Lot Showcasing #14 Green, Lake & Fairway Wonderful Southern Exposure $259,000 MLS 217063941 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 SANCTUARY COUNTRY CLUB 2611 W. GULF DR. #C102, SANIBEL Beautiful Gulf of Mexico and Beach Views 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 1st Floor, Sunset View $1,249,000 MLS 218016361 John Nicholson 239.849.3250 WEST IS BEST 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 2445 W. GULF DR. #E35, SANIBEL 3rd Floor Unit w/Stunning Gulf Views $1,295,000 MLS 218006573 Andre Arensman 239.233.1414 POINTE SANTO DIRECT GULF FRONT 17 BEACH HOMES, CAPTIVA 2nd Floor Master Suite w/Waterfront Deck Large, Open 4 BR, Exceptionally Maintained $3,395,000 MLS 218018805 Fred Newman & Vicki Panico 239.826.2704 SOUTH SEAS DIRECT BEACHFRONT 1244 PAR VIEW DR., SANIBEL Pool w/Spa, Deeded Beach Access, Ample Storage$1,099,000 MLS 218021869Linda von Wowern, McMurray & Nette 239.223.3382 BEACHVIEW CC STEPS TO 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 2445 W. GULF DR. #B26, SANIBEL Popular Pointe Santo Condo, Weekly Rentals Spacious 2nd Floor, 2 BR, Gulf Views $759,000 MLS 217071623 Andre Arensman 239.233.1414 GULF VIEWS PRICED TO SELL 1655 LANDS END VILLAGE, CAPTIVA Large Floor Plan w/Open & Screened Lanais $1,095,000 MLS 216031921 Vicki Panico & Fred Newman 239.980.0088 SOUTH SEAS ISLAND RESORT 1340 MIDDLE GULF DR. #6A, SANIBEL $599,000 MLS 218025315 Cindy Sitton 239.810.4772 DESIRABLE SUNSET SOUTH 1283 PAR VIEW DR., SANIBEL 2 BR, 2 BA, Pool Home, Steps to Beach Western Exposure w/Amazing Sunsets $574,000 MLS 218016559 Cindy Sitton 239.810.4772 BEACHVIEW CC ESTATES 1299 MIDDLE GULF DR. #232, SANIBEL Warm Gulf Breezes from Screened Lanai $659,000 MLS 218005862 Tracy Walters 239.994.7975 COMPASS POINT 752/754 CARDIUM ST., SANIBEL Adorable 2 BR, 1 BA in Both Units Steps to the Beach, Huge Backyard $579,000 MLS 217031292 McMurray & Nette 239.850.7888 ISLAND DUPLEX GETAWAY ST. CHARLES HARBOUR #A21, FORT MYERS Private & Gated w/24-Hr. Security Full Service w/Pool & Dining $225,000 Call for Details McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 78 NEW FLOATING DOCK SEASPRAY BEACHFRONT 1320 SEASPRAY LN., SANIBEL 4 BR, 5 BA Home w/Majestic Setting Western Sunsets & Panoramic Gulf Views $3,550,000 MLS 217011639 Tracy Walters 239.994.7975 1401 MIDDLE GULF DR. #N403, SANIBEL 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, Penthouse Condo Pleasant Sunset Gulf Views from Lanai $889,500 MLS 218025477 Cathy Rosario 239.464.2249 CAPTIVATING SUNDIAL 2445 W. GULF DR. #D6, SANIBEL 2 BR Condo, Walk to Beach from Your Lanai $699,900 MLS 217070874 Andre Arensman 239.233.1414 LOWEST PRICE IN POINTE SANTO NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW LISTING NEW PRICE NEW PRICE NEW PRICE