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Island sun

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Title:
Island sun
Uniform Title:
Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.)
Place of Publication:
Sanibel, FL
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Island Sun, Lorin Arundel and Ken Rasi - Co-Publishers
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2010
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English
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v. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.

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Newspapers -- Sanibel (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Captiva (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lee County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Lee -- Sanibel
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26.442291 x -82.05777

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Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 2, 1993)-
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"Sanibel and Captiva Islands."

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AUGUST/SEPTEMBER SUNRISE/SUNSET : 7:08 7:49 7:08 7:49 7:08 7:48 7:09 7:47 7:09 7:46 7:10 7:45 7:10 7:44 VOL. 26, NO. 9 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA AUGUST 31, 2018 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands Researchers Studying Mangrove Cuckoos At Ding Darlingby Jeff LysiakThanks in part to the ongoing development of smaller and more sophisticated telemetry devices, biologists are using one of the latest, state of the art tracking appliances to map the migration movements of mangrove cuckoos. Last week at the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Dr. Kenneth Meyer, executive director for the Avian Research and Conservation Institute (ARCI), along with research ecologist and coordinator Gina Kent, visited Sanibel as part of their continuing efforts to track mangrove cuckoos. Our group had done a study on reddish egrets here in the past, and we had some good fortune. This is a great place to study birds, said Dr. Meyer, who has studied the conservation biology of birds for more than 30 years. Our hope is that the information we get will better protect and manage wildlife. On the morning of August 20, Dr. Meyer and Kent were joined by Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik and Supervisory Refuge Ranger Toni Westland in their search for mangrove cuckoos along Wildlife Drive. The species, which have a range from the southern portion of the Florida peninsula to the Caribbean, are one of the most difficult birds to find given their tendency to be timid, ability to hide in dense mangrove forests and modest size. According to the American Audubon Society, the mangrove cuckoo ( Coccyzzus minor ) is a climatethreatened species whose population status in Florida is declining due to their habitat being lost to development. Birders who seek the mangrove cuckoo in Florida may have to contend with heat, humidity, mosquitoes and long hours of searching, the Audubon website states, in part. This bird is a shy denizen of dense mangrove swamps, living in impenetrable tangles, where its presence is often betrayed only by its throaty calls. Since breeding season represents the best opportunity to hear mangrove cuckoos emit and respond to their distinguished mating call, ARCI biologists returned to the refuge for a three-week period during which they hoped to observe, listen to, capture and release the birds with an identification tag and/or tracking device. No one has ever determined the wintering destinations of Floridas breeding mangrove cuckoos, or whether they migrate at all, said Dr. Meyer. This is vitally important information for this species, which is thought to be declining across its small global range. Study Started In 2015 Officials from Microwave Telemetry Inc. (MTI) contacted ARCI three years ago, requesting that the group assist in the testing of their prototype 2-gram solar-powered transmitter, the smallest satellite-tracking device ever developed. Each of the devices retails for $4,500. ARCI had previously used small tracking devices to study the movements of other bird species including swallow-tailed kites, reddish egrets, peregrine falcons, Southeastern American kestrels and magnificent frigatebirds to great success, but given the diminutive size of mangrove cuckoos, smaller equipment was required. Kent noted that tracking devices must not exceed three percent of the tagged birds body weight. Between the summer of 2015 and this past February, Dr. Meyer and Kent safely deployed MTIs four donated 2-gram satellite transmitters on mangrove cuckoos inhabiting the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Officials from the refuge were receptive to participating in the project due to the mangrove cuckoo being considered seriously threatened by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. You know youre talking to a true birder when they ask you about mangrove cuckoos, said Westland, who said the bird is the number one species visitors to the refuge inquire about. However, the bird is also one of the most elusive and seldom seen species. In her 17 years of working on Sanibel, Westland has only seen mangrove cuckoos in close proximity on two separate occasions. According to the data collected by ARCI, the tracking devices attached to three of the four mangrove cuckoos transmitted over 12 cumulative months of reliable information. Virtually all the satellite fixes for those birds were on Sanibel, suggesting that longdistance migration might not be occurring. One of those birds, dubbed Indigo East (after the location where it had been captured by the biologists), migrated in a different direction. It quickly traveled six miles north, across a wide channel, finally settling in a small area within the mangrove forest along the western shore of Pine Island. This intriguing behavior, although inconclusive, suggested that mangrove cuckoos wintering on Ding Darling NWR may indeed move elsewhere when it comes time to nest, but the distances may be very short, ARCIs April 2018 blog noted. Was this a rare exception, or is such behavior the rule? Do birds that breed on the refuge move southward off of Sanibel Island for the winter? How many mangrove cuckoos nest on the refuge, and how productive are they? As is usually the case, new information led to still more questions. A fourth mangrove cuckoo dubbed Cross Dike transmitted a signal that followed a path all the way to Cape Coral, where it had settled in the broad mangrove forest on the western shore, a total of 12 miles from its wintering area on Sanibel. The study gave ARCI some highly consistent continued on page 16 Research ecologist Gina Kent attaching an identification tag to the mangrove cuckoos leg photo by Toni Westland Mangrove cuckoo attached with 2-gram satellite transmitter photo by Aaron Kirk Dr. Kenneth Meyer inspecting the mangrove cuckoo captured and released last week photo by Toni Westland Have a relaxing Labor Day Weekend

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3 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018Work And Play At Summit Christian PreschoolSummit Christian Preschool at Sanibel Community Church kicked off the new school year recently with plenty of activities for the youngsters. Yari Mendez put his creative talents to work while Isabelle Quillen and Brynn Selby used their free play time to pretend they were at work. Summit Christian Preschool offers a free morning program for 4-year-olds as well as a full day program for 3and 4-year-olds in a combined Christianbased classroom. For a tour or more information, call 677-1440 or the main campus at 482-7007. Summit Christian Preschool at Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way. Isabelle Quillen and Brynn Selby photos provided Yari Mendez rfntrbfrfrntbr t btrffftbt fttrrrt tbrtr t t bt rrfrnt t rbt r tb n fn Sunday School Begins Soon In New ClassroomsSt. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church invites all children in kindergarten through fifth grades to attend its Sunday Bible School beginning September 16 in its new Sunday School rooms. The school runs concurrent with the Sunday service, held at 9:30 a.m. throughout September and October, and at 10:30 a.m. beginning on November 4. The class is 45 minutes long, after which the children return to the Sanctuary to participate in Holy Communion. The school continues each week through the end of May. The new Sunday School rooms, a gift from a generous donor, are bright, joyful and inspiring to kids of all ages. From cozy rugs decorated with the colorful words love, Jesus and kindness, to separate cubbies with each childs name, and a comfy rocking chair, Our intent is to create a personalized and loving atmosphere to deepen learning about the Christian faith, said Rector Ellen Sloan. Lessons are experientially based, with hands-on activities, music and items to take home for family involvement throughout the week. Each Sunday, the time together in Sunday School attempts not only to bring the continued on page 10 Children having snacks as they learn and play in a new Sunday School classroom photo provided

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 20184 GARDENS1975-2019 Periwinkle WayNow open in The Village Shops a restaurant by TradersVILLAGE SHOPS2340 Periwinkle WaySANIBEL SHOPPES630 Tarpon Bay RoadCENTER2496 Palm Ridge Road WOMENS CLOTHING MENS CLOTHING SHOES JEWELRY HOME DCOR TOYS COLLECTIBLES GIFTS CARDS SPECIALTY SHOPS FAMILY DINING TAKE-OUT HAIR SALON ART GALLERIES PET NEEDS ALTERATIONS/ DRY CLEANERS VACATION & REAL ESTATE INFORMATIONCome for the beaches... discover the shopping! WWW.ShopOnSanibel.COMFor individual shop information: LUNCH BAR DINNER GIFTS 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 Closing For MaintenanceThe Community House will be closed Monday through Friday, September 10 to 14. There will be no rentals or classes due to annual maintenance. Alcohol InkingAnita Gober will teach a class on Alcohol inking on Wednesday, September 12 beginning at 9:30 a.m. She will demonstrate a number of techniques such as sticker, stamping, swiping, blowing by straw/aircan or dabbing. Minimum of three and maximum of 10 participants required for the class. Cost is $35 per person for members and $40 for guests. Pre-payment required by preceding Monday at noon. Yoga And Shell CraftYoga classes continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. with Dr. Susan Pataky. Shell Craft lessons are held at 10 a.m. on Mondays. All ages are welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult. Shell Crafters are on site until 1 p.m. on Mondays for those who would like to view or purchase their work.Kids Cooking First MondaysKids Cooking First Mondays classes begin Monday, October 1 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Culinary Education Center of Sanibel. Young chefs will learn fundamental nutritional cooking skills, basic kitchen awareness and food preparation. Students will explore different cultures using nutritious whole foods. The first class theme is: Cooking Breakfast. Menu items include apple flapjacks, homemade granola, potato pancakes, omelets and pumpkin muffins. Cost is $50 per session or $375 for all eight classes when paid in advance; $175 for four classes when paid in advance. Visit the website for details. The Community House is located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. For more information, visit www. sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 472-2155. Registration is open for Kids Cooking classes, which begin Monday, October 1 photos provided The Community House 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 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 11, 2018 thru April 28, 2019 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 CHURCHDr. 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, 472-2684SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST The Re verend Dr. John H. Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Reverend Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor, 7.45 a.m. Chapel Service and 10 a.m. Worshop Service. Sunday School and nursery care at 10 a.m. 2050 Periwinkle Way, www.sanibelucc.org, 472-0497. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH Pastor Reverend Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m., Sunday Mass 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., Sunday May through October 9:30 a.m. only. Daily Mass Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 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 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. (until May 20). Tuesday Morning Prayer 9 a.m. Wednesday Healing Eucharist 9 a.m. Prayer and Potluck first Wednesdays 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, ryi39@aol.com, 433-4901.

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5 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018Teens Learn About RefugeesThis summer, a team of 20 middle school students, leaders and parents from Sanibel Community Church H2O Student Ministry were sent out to serve refugees in Clarkston, Georgia. They toured Renew, a local ministry founded by David Palusky. Renew specializes in developing new ways to promote the gospel around the world. One of its projects is a solar powered video projector that can play Bible videos virtually anywhere throughout the world. While there, the Sanibel teens lived and ministered in a refugee community for a week with a ministry called Envision. Envision is the youth mission branch for teens and church groups with the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination, led by Pete and Alice Brokopp, who were missionaries in Burkina Faso in Africa. While there, the team played soccer, led a Vacation Bible School at one of the local churches, prayer-walked areas of the community, set up a portable clothing sale, and went from home to home meeting families and hearing their stories. They shared the love of Jesus with some of those people. Most of the teens said that their favorite part of the week was meeting refugees, talking to them about Jesus, and praying for them. Team members also had a significant ministry toward Calvary Missionary Bible Church, and were able to help the church reach the community. They also learned practical methods on how to reach those around them wherever they are. Each day, the team prayed for Pastor Ever, the pastor of the church. On the last day, the team walked around the church and prayed for the Lord to do what only He can in that church and community. The students also learned the difference between a refugee and an immigrant. A refugee is someone who has been sent to another country for safety reasons. They are placed in different cities and countries around the world. They are peaceful people who just want a safe place for them and their families to live. The team enjoyed getting to meet them, interact with them, and minister with them throughout the week. H2O Student Ministries is a youth ministry program for 6th 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 at 11 a.m. in the Youth Center at Sanibel Community Church. All students on the island and surrounding communities are welcome. Sanibel Community Church is an evangelical, non-denominational congregation, located at 1740 Periwinkle Way. For more information, contact Pastor Kevin Schafer at Kevin@ sanibelchurch.com or call 472-2684. Group picture at a refugee community photos provided Capturing the sparkle off the rolling waves, Congress Jewelers has created S ea JewelsSea Jewels Island inspired pav diamond jewelry, set in14k gold. SEALIFE FASHION DIAMONDS ESTATE Periwinkle Place Shops Sanibel Island 239-472-4177 CongressJewelers.com whims SALE239-313-0535 2451 Periwinkle Way Baileys Center mon sat 10 am 5 pm SALE 30-70% off all clothing CREW, the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ youth group for middleand highschoolers, is having its kickoff party on Sunday September 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the east end of Sanibel. There will be pizza and ice cream, and newcomers are welcome. The group is looking forward to a great year with more service projects. Meeting time will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Sundays. For those who are new, this group is not Sunday school. Its about fun, service projects (including an upcoming joint project with Baileys and FISH of SanCap), having a supportive group of friends and adults, and short lessons about faith, character and morals during the sometimes challenging teenage years. For more information, directions or to RSVP, call 400-1965 or email danacrater@gmail.com. Islanders from the McCallion, Kendall, Day, Sprecher, Crater and Stroud families photo provided Youth Group Kickoff Party

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 20186 STANLEY LAVERE SMITHStanley LaVere Smith, 70, of Sanibel Island, Florida passed away in Nice, France, surrounded by family and friends. His heart failed him as he prepared for one of the last days of his and his wifes annual vacation in France and Italy. He has found a new journey to embark upon. Stanley, known as both Stan and LaVere, is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Heady, three children and children in-laws; daughter Vicki Summers of Montclair, New Jersey; daughter April Bednarski and son-in-law Jeff Bednarski of St. Louis, Missouri; and son Spencer Smith and daughterin-law Ikuko Smith of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Stan is survived by five grandchildren: Av Summers (14), Isaac Bednarski (13), Sean Summers (11), Natalie Bednarski (11) and Rosemary Smith (3). Stan is also survived by his two sisters; Gayle Jordan and Cheryl Shanks, both of Des Moines, Iowa. Stan was preceeded in death by his parents; Stanley and Charlotte Smith of Lorimor, Iowa, and sisters; Mary Ann Trevillyan of Des Moines, Iowa and Carol Schad of Shell Knob, Missouri. Stan was born in Lorimor, Iowa and was a member of the East Union class of 1966. He played the trumpet in the school band. He married Mary Beth Tyler of Afton, Iowa in 1968. He graduated from Iowa State University in 1970 with a computer science degree and served in the Iowa Army National Guard. He worked for Farm Bureau Insurance in Des Moines, Iowa, where he played an important role in transitioning the company from mainframe to desktop/server networks. He raised his family in Ankeny, Iowa and was a member of the choir at the United Methodist Church. Stan was divorced in 1991 and married Barbara Heady of Des Moines, Iowa in 2002. They made their home in Des Moines, where they loved to dance, ride bicycles, participate in French clubs, and traveled regularly to France, Italy, New England, Hawaii and Oregon. Stan enjoyed researching his family history and worked to trace his Spencer side of the family back to England and their eventual arrival in America on the Mayflower He was an avid wildlife and animal lover who counted among his closest friends his childhood dog, Happy, and the dear family beagle, Snoopy. Stan and Barb moved to their dream home on Sanibel Island, Florida in 2015. He loved to walk along the beach and bicycle with Barb as they enjoyed the ever-changing Florida wildlife. He also loved growing tropical plants, flowers and trees in their yard. One of Stans greatest joys was flying. He became a pilot and flew regularly out of Todds Flying Service in Ankeny, Iowa. He was close friends with Allan Al Todd and they enjoyed long hours talking about flying. Even after he was no longer able to fly, he enjoyed flying remote controlled planes and flying to beautiful locations around the world with Barb. A celebration of life will be held for Stan on Saturday, November 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Plymouth Congregational Church in Des Moines. All are welcome. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Ding Darling Wildlife Society Friends of the Refuge at www.dingdarlingsociety.org where Stan and Barb rode every day on their bicycles to observe the wildlife. OBITUARY 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 END OF SEASON CLEARANCETHIS WEEKBUY GIFTS NOW!SALE ITEMS THROUGHOUT THE STOREVoted The Best Shell Shop in SW Florida -News Press Readers Poll 2000-2018 Voted The Best Gift Shop in SW Florida 2018 TRY OUR SALT WATER TAFFYWinner Best Shell Shop -Islander/Island Reporter Readers Poll 2000-2017 2015 Best Craft Shop & Best Gift Shop WELCOME VISITORS An Ocean Boutique DISCOUNTS 50% & MORE Welcome Labor Day Visitors Next to Planet Fitness inMiners Plazaat the corner of McGregor Blvd. and Gladiolus239-652915501 Old McGregor Blvd., Suite 2 Fort Myers, FL 33908 DONATIONS ACCEPTED 75 O f f %SALE STOREWIDE rfntfbrn rn rf American Legion Post 123There will be a Labor Day potluck from noon to 8 p.m. this Sunday, September 2 at American Legion Post 123. The following Sunday, September 9, barbecued chicken and ribs are on the menu from 1 to 8 p.m. The American Legion general meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 12 at 6 p.m. On Tuesdays, tacos are served all day. Country fried steak is served all day on Wednesday. On Fridays, a sixounce 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. American Legion Post 123, located at Mile Marker 3 on Sanibel-Captiva Road, 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. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213or email press@islandsunnews.com

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 20188 Independently Owned And OperatedCOPYRIGHT 2018 Island Sun LORKEN Publications, Inc.Read Us Online: www.IslandSunNews.comContributing WritersLeah Biery Barbara Cacchione Kay Casperson 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 Shirley Jewell Dr. Jose H. Leal, PhD Capt. Matt Mitchell Trinette Nelson Gerri Reaves PhD Angela Larson Roehl Hannah Star Rogers J. Brendan Ryan, CLU, ChFC, MSFS Di Saggau 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. Subscription prices: Third Class U.S. $60 one year, $30 six months (Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery). First Class U.S. $150 one year, six months $75 (Allow 3-5 days for delivery). Prices include state sales tax. Send subscription requests to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. The Island Sun will correct factual errors or matters of emphasis and interpretation that appear in news stories. Readers with news, tips, comments or questions, call 239-395-1213; or write to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. FAX number: 239-395-2299. Email: press@islandsunnews.com, E-mail: ads@islandsunnews.com 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 Historical Recognition Policy Ponderedby Jeff LysiakDuring Tuesdays Sanibel Planning Commission meeting, the recommended criteria and procedures for appropriately recognizing historical people on the island was discussed at length, and after several commissioners expressed their concerns with the draft policy that had been given to them by city council, the proposed legislation was sent back to that authority for further examination and fine tuning. Presented by Senior Planner Roy Gibson, also a member of the citys historical preservation committee, the criteria for naming or renaming streets or other public facilities (i.e. buildings, parks, shared use path rest stops) would require three standards: Historical Basis and Documentation, Public Support for the Naming/Renaming, and Considerations for Implementation. According to the draft policy approved by city council on May 5, the criteria for Historical Basis and Documentation would include: The person(s) have significance or value as part of the development, heritage or cultural characteristics of the city that contributes to civic pride and wider public knowledge and appreciation of the heritage and history of Sanibel, and/or The person(s) are associated with the events that have made a significant contribution to the broad pattern of local history, and/or The person(s) are directly associated with an event or events significant to the citys past, and/or The person(s) exemplify the cultural, political, economic, social, and/or historic heritage of the community. Commissioner Karen Storjohann questioned Gibson regarding the investigation into the renaming of streets, particularly those that already may have a historically significant name. She asked who would be responsible for conducting those investigations, and what cost that might incur the city. Gibson explained that the party who was submitting the application would assume responsibility as well as the burden of expenses. Vice Chair Dirk deWerff expressed his concern that only a simple majority of affected homeowners, as stated in the draft policy, would be required to approve the renaming of a street. According to the proposed legislation, the naming/renaming of streets should have broad based appeal. In the scenario he presented, if there were 100 people living on the street, and 51 people approved of the renaming while 49 people disapproved, it might be subject to hard feelings for those who were against the change. Chairman Dr. Phillip Marks suggested that a two-thirds majority be required, while Commissioner Chuck Ketteman offered that the city consider a policy which allows dual naming of streets. Of the latter, Gibson noted that dual naming may be problematic when emergency services are summoned to an address. I think there needs to be some more work done on this before we sign off on this, said Commissioner Richard Johnson. City Manager Judie Zimomra told the commission that their recommendations would be forwarded to members of the city council for consideration. I can tell from your discussions that this is not a simple subject, she said. I think youre giving the staff a lot of excellent points (to consider). In other business, commissioners unanimously gave final approval for a variance to install a new boat lift at 605 Lighthouse Way. Also approved was a conditional use permit to allow the restaurant at West Wind Inn, located at 3345 West Gulf Drive, to operate without the restriction of limiting its use exclusively to guests of the resort. Commissioners also gave the go-ahead for a variance to install a new dock and boat lift extending father than the maximum waterward extension limit, replacing the existing dock and boat lift at 1757 Venus Drive. Leisure Lunchers Group Meets At The Jac Last Wednesday afternoon, 18 members of the Island Seniors visited The Jac Sanibel Island Grille & Rum Bar as part of their semi-weekly Leisure Lunchers program. Upcoming Leisure Lunchers destinations include Tidewater Bistro (Monday, September 17), Sanibel Public Library Tour/Blue Giraffe (Tuesday, October 9) and Sanibel Sprout (Tuesday, October 23). For more information, call 472-5743. photo by Jeff Lysiak

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Plant SmartSimpsons Stopperby Gerri ReavesThe use of native Simpsons stopper ( Myrcianthes fragrans ) in home and commercial landscapes is on the rise, and its easy to see why. Among this evergreens attributes are low maintenance, wildlife friendliness and ornamental beauty. This member of the myrtle family is also known as twinberry or twinberrystopper and is listed as a threatened species in Florida. Such a species is defined as one whose numbers are in rapid decline, but not sufficiently so as to make it endangered. In the wild, it occurs in coastal and tropical hammocks, taking shrub or tree form and reaching up to 30 feet tall. The odd name stopper comes from the plants traditional use as a treatment for diarrhea. Stalked clusters of fragrant white flowers appear throughout the year, but most profusely in spring. Their many-stamened starburst look attracts various bees and butterflies. Birds love the orange-red berries, which are said to be edible, though not palatable, for humans, minus the seeds. Both fruit and flowers are often on the plant simultaneously. The pale smooth bark is reminiscent of that of the guava tree, with the flaky bark revealing a range of subtle tints in red, green, or tan. The rounded opposite leaves are leathery, aromatic and about an inch or two long. Dense foliage and stiff branches provides good cover and nesting sites for birds. This hardy, slow-growing tree is drought and salt tolerant and pest resistant. However, it needs protection from salt spray and long salt-water inundation. Give it a spot in full to partial shade. Propagate it with seeds. Its best to use it in a bird, butterfly, or natural garden, or as a screen. Using it as a hedge and repeatedly shearing off the flowers and fruit reduces the benefit to wildlife. Sources: Betrocks Florida Plant Guide by Edward F. Gilman, Florida Plants for Wildlife by Craig N. Huegel, A Gardeners Guide to Floridas Native Plants by Rufino Osorio, Native Florida Plants by Robert G. Haehle and Joan Brookwell, The Shrubs and Woody Vines of Florida by Gil Nelson, www. fnps.org, www.gardeningsolutions. ifas.ufl.edu, hort.ufl.edu, and www. regionalconservation.org. Plant Smart explores the diverse flora of South Florida. A variety of birds love the orange-red berries produced by this plant, which is listed as threatened in Florida Simpson stoppers flowers attract bees and butterflies throughout the year photos by Gerri ReavesISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201810 EXPERIENCE: HUNDREDS OF SUCCESSFUL LANDSCAPES300 Center Road, Fort Myers FL 33907 PHONE 239.939.9663 FAX 239.939.8504www.NoLawn.com www.AllNative.bizOPEN DAILY: 9 to 5 Mon Sat 10 to 3 SunOUR NURSERY FEATURES OVER 200 SPECIES OF NATIVE PLANTS ON SEVERAL ACRES Buttery Gardens Wildlife/Bird Sanctuaries We also offer landscape design, consultation, installation and maintenance. From page 3Sunday Schoolstories of the Bible to life, but also to help children focus on how to act upon Jesus message of love in their daily lives, Sloan said. Teachers for the Sunday School program are Donnalee Washburn and Wendy Warner. A veteran educator of young children, Washburn holds both bachelors and masters degrees. She taught elementary school children at Canterbury School for 23 years. With nearly 30 years of experience teaching Bible classes to children, she has taught in the Sunday School program at St. Michaels since 2011. Warner, RN, is St. Michaels parish nurse. For years having taken a leading role in Girl Scouts of the USA, she has served as the parish nurse for four years. She and her daughter Meghan teach Vacation Bible School at St. Michaels every summer. To register or for more information, contact Rector Sloan at 896-6468. St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church is located at 2304 Periwinkle Way.

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Get Out Of Your Comfort Zoneby Capt. Matt MitchellEast winds for almost two weeks have done wonders for pushing the majority of the red tide out of the sound. Sure, in places close to the passes, you will still find a few dead fish floating around, although its getting noticeably less and less everyday. Looking at the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission red tide chart, the sound is still experiencing low levels of red tide while Matlacha Pass all the way up to the Mayakka River is still red tide free as it has been for the last month. If there is any positive note at all from this extreme supercharged red tide its that it has made me learn to fish areas that I just never go to. Over the past few decades on the water, I very seldom fish the middle to northern end of Matlacha Pass as I just cant seem to find consistent fishing here. This whole area sees very little angler pressure due to how long of a run it is, and the fact the majority of the water once you leave the marked channel is a year-round slow speed zone. Most of my time on the water this week was spent there from Hells Gate north of Tropical Homesites all the way up to Smokehouse Bay by Bokeelia. This long stretch of water offers anglers an almost untouched fishery. The amount of sea life that has been pushed into this summer black water area is amazing. This area of water, which is free of red tide, has been producing a great mixed bag of fish including trout, snook, redfish and even tarpon. Taking what you know about fishing from the sound and taking it to new water involves a learning curve. When everything does line up and you get it right, its really satisfying. For those of you that are not familiar with Matlacha Pass, its a very unforgiving place to fish with lots of hard-shell bottoms and oyster bars. The summer black water make it hard to visually see these oyster bars and obstructions. Matlacha Pass also has lots of healthy grass flats and miles of almost unfished mangrove shorelines. With almost all of the water out of the marked channel being slow speed zones, this area just makes you slow down and really think about what your next move is and where youre going to fish. Areas north of the bridge have had lots of feeding birds that are all over trout and ladyfish along with a few rolling tarpon. On wind blown deeper mangrove shorelines and creek mouths on either side of the bridge, I caught snook and even tied into a few big redfish. At the northern tip of Bokeelia at what is referred to as the 9/11, flat bait has also been plentiful. The more I fish this area the more I am beginning to like it even though it does not give up its secrets easily. Getting out and fishing somewhere out of your comfort zone is a good thing. On way too many trips, its just too easy to fish your usual spots and get in a rut even though these places offer almost guaranteed action. Sometimes it takes something like red tide to make you switch it up. There is just something satisfying as an angler to catch fish in places you have just never fished. Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions, email captmattmitchell@aol. com. ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEADS FACTORY TRAINED MERCURY MARINER JOHNSON EVINRUDE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I/O'S MERCRUISERCourteous Professional Marine Repair Service Dockside Service Serving Sanibel & Captiva For Life472-3380 466-3344 Your Bottom Specialist Call on Paint PricesDave Doane NEW M O T O R S ALE S REB U ILT P O WERHEA D S FACTORY T R A I N E D MER C U RY MARINER JO HN SO N EVINR U DE S UZUKI YAMAHA O M C I/ O S MER C RU I S E R C ourteous Professional Marine Repair S erv i ce D oc k s i d e S erv i c e S ervin g Sanibel & C aptiva For Li f e Y B t t Yo ur B ottom Yo ur B ot to m Specialist Specialist Call on Paint Prices C Call on a c es C C ll n Pa in t Pr i es C C i i Call on Paint Prices D ave Doane1 Send Us Your Fish TalesWe would like to hear from anglers about their catches. Send us details including tackle, bait and weather conditions, date of catch, species and weight, and include a photograph with identification. Email to press@islandsunnews.com or call 395-1213. Capt. Matt Mitchell enjoying a day off by scouting redfish photo provided ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201812 BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva Island CLEAR YOUR GEAR It Catches More Than FishBarbless hooks cause less damage than hooks with barbs

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Shell Of The WeekAtlantic Black Sea Hareby Jos H. Leal, PhD, BaileyMatthews National Shell Museum Science Director and CuratorThe Atlantic Black Sea Hare, Aplysia morio (A.E. Verril, 1901) is a darkcolored, large (up to 40 cm, or 16 inches) sea slug (a gastropod mollusk without an external shell) that presents the typical, wing-like parapodia and internal shell characteristic of the genus Aplysia. Sea hares are active swimmers, using their parapodia to perform wing-like motions. They are voracious macro-herbivores, consuming large quantities of seaweed daily. Their eggs are laid in long, gelatinous strings that form tangled masses. The species may be distinguished from the Mottled Sea Hare, Aplysia fasciata Poiret, 1789 by, among other features, the darker coloration and larger size. The sea hare in the photo was collected in early 2017 on Sanibel and maintained in captivity by R. Mensch. Learn more about the species at www. shellmuseum.org/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. The Atlantic Black Sea Hare, Aplysia morio, from Sanibel photo by Jos H. Leal ISLAND SUN AUGUST 24, 201814 Cocktails Outdoor Dining Gi Shop The New Island Favorite! Discounts For Residents At Tarpon BayTarpon Bay Explorers is offering 25 percent discounts on all rentals and tours for local residents of Lee, Charlotte and Collier counties during the month of September. Paddle a kayak through the mangrove tunnels, ride a bike through the heart of the refuge on Wildlife Drive, look for dolphins and manatees with a birds eye view on a paddleboard or go fishing on a pontoon boat in the back bay waters of the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Tarpon Bay Explorers also has new Hobie fishing kayak rentals for the avid angler. What better way to enjoy the off season by exploring local waters within one of the most beautiful places in Southwest Florida without the crowds or lines. Rentals of kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and bike rentals are first come, first served. Reservations are required for Hobie fishing kayaks and pontoons. Reservations are recommended for tours as well. Construction is still being conducted in the parking lot so launching of personal watercraft (kayak, canoe, SUP or anything motorized) has been suspended until the completion of the project. Bring your Florida ID to verify your residency. For reservations, call 4728900. Captiva Cruises And McCarthys Marina SoldThe McCarthy family and the estate of Paul F. McCarthy, owners of Captiva Cruises and McCarthys Marina, have sold both companies to the Captiva Cruises Management Team. Paul McCarthy founded Captiva Cruises in 1986 and McCarthys Marina in 1991. McCarthy served as sole owner of both companies until his death in 2016. Since his passing, the management team and staff, whom McCarthy considered family, have carried out his legacy by continuing to operate Captiva Cruises with excellence and embracing the company culture of environmental stewardship. The Captiva Cruises Management Team formally approached the McCarthy family with a proposal to buy the companies. McCarthys family wished to honor his long-time intent to one day sell the businesses to the team, and accepted the offer. The Captiva Cruises Management Team consists of Brad Junghans, Bob Rando and Jenny Rando, who bring a combined 63 years of experience serving as key managers for Captiva Cruises. The McCarthy family wishes the team at Captiva Cruises good fortune and looks forward to seeing Captiva Cruises and McCarthys Marina continue to thrive, grow and prosper for many years to come.

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15 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 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 dwaszmer@crowclinic.org. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Daily presentations are offered at 11 a.m. only. Wildlife Walk hospital tours are offered on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. CROW is located at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Friday, August 31, 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, August 31, 11 a.m. adults $12, ages 4 to 12 $7, age 3 and under no charge Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida (daily presentation). Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them continued on page 20 Raffle For Electric Bike To Help Fund Childrens CampA team of eight from Billys Bike Shop and Billys Rentals is training and raising funds for the 8th annual Camp Boggy Creek Challenge Ride on September 8. We are not all cyclists said Clare Harris, Billys Bike Shop manager. We really are taking on a challenge; our motivation is that we will be helping a child with a serious illness to attend Camp Boggy Creek for free. Camp Boggy Creek, located outside of Mt. Dora, Florida, is specifically designed for children with chronic or life threatening illnesses and allows them to enjoy the activities of a traditional camp in a safe, medically-sound environment. Children whose lives have been a series of medical procedures and hospital stays are transformed into just kids. They have a chance to be with others coping with the same illness or condition, and realize they are not alone. The team is raising funds with two different raffles. Tickets to win an electric bike donated by Billys Bike Shop will be offered to anyone donating $100. Only 100 raffle tickets will be available. The pedal assist electric bike by Easy Motion has a $2,999 value. Other local businesses have donated prizes and gift certificates for a multiple prize raffle. Tickets are four for $10 or 10 for $20. All tickets can be purchased at Billys Bike Shop or Billys at Baileys with all proceeds funding Florida children at the camp. Donations can also be made online. Visit Team Billys fundraising page at https://challengeride.everydayhero.com/ us/team-billy and donate directly to your favorite team members. Call Clare Harris at 472-3620 for more information. Team members, from left, Salli Kirkland, Preston Schuetz, Clare Harris and Ryan Markosky (not pictured, Maureen McEleney, Andrew Long, Sean Pierce and Beth Traucht) photo provided Periwinkle Place Shopping Center Annual Sidewalk Sale Sat. 9/1 to Mon. 9/3 Sympli Johnny Was Hale Bob Jude Connally XCVI Kim Styles Spirit Football Jerseys Dunes Gauze Terra Shirts Spartina Bags Springstep shoes Oka B Inaugural Labor Day Sidewalk Sale Sat. 9/1 to Mon. 9/3 40% off Entire Store!(Regular priced merchandise only. Previous purchases do not apply.)Sale racks prices slashed! OUR BIGGEST SALE OF THE YEAR! 2075 Periwinkle Way (239) 472-2224 www.BeachDaisy.net

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201816 www.SanibelDoubleD.comLicensed & Insured Locally Owned & Operated Since 2007TAXI Service 239.472.3458BEST RATES Serving Sanibel & Captiva IslandsSanibel Double D, LLCDESIGNATED DRIVERS For All Your Island Needs Dinners Deliveries Shopping Late Nights Doctors Appts.Airport Transportation LLC From page 1Mangrove Cuckoosmovement data, inspiring the biologists to expand their data collection scope into the middle of the mangrove cuckoo breeding season the month of August. How To Capture A Bird Early last Monday morning, the biologists and refuge staff headed out onto Wildlife Drive to survey the next portion of the preserve for mangrove cuckoos. Using a device that emits the mating call of the bird (which is used with permission for purposes of the ARCI study), the foursome listened closely and awaited the return call of a live cuckoo. Finally, they heard a sound. The return mating call of a mangrove cuckoo, which they hadnt even seen yet. We played the call again and then backed away, recalled Kent. We kinda let the bird meander towards the sound. Knowing the mangrove cuckoo was in close proximity, the foursome helped erect a large, 25-foot long and 20-foot high fine netting used to capture birds without any physical harm. They could tell the bird was nearby, but had no indication if it would continue to approach the sound of the decoy cuckoo placed in a tree on the opposite side of the netting. When theyre curious about something, they will approach it, Kent explained. This one wasnt timid at all. That bird just kept staring at us, added Westland. After losing track of the bird, all hope had apparently been lost of capturing the cuckoo. But then, sort of miraculously, it popped out of the woods, said Kent. It flew towards us, then took a sudden left turn towards the decoy. Now trapped in the net, the team worked quickly to safely remove the bird. Paul grabbed the pole to keep the net steady while I lowered the net, said Westland. After placing the mangrove cuckoo in a small bag, which helped keep it calm, Dr. Meyer and Kent weighed and measured the bird, took feather samples and recorded the relative data. But because the bird was too small for the MTI satellite transmitter, it was fastened with an identification tag before being released back into the wild. Both ARCI biologists called the capture-and-release successful, while Westland said the experience will be a lifelong career memory. In addition to MTI, Dr. Meyer and Kent thanked local aviary study partners Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge, SanibelCaptiva Audubon Society and SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF). Mangrove cuckoos are only found in a very small geographic area, but we still dont know very much about their movement. Do they migrate elsewhere in the winter, and if so, where do they go? asked Dr. Meyer, who will be speaking during Ding Darling Days on Sunday, October 14 at 2 p.m. in the Visitor & Education Center auditorium. A study like this is important because if these birds were to diminish in population, we might not know why until it was too late. Do they go down to the (Florida) Keys for the winter? To the Ten Thousand Islands? We just dont know, added Kent. Thats why were here at Ding Darling, which is sort of the perfect learning lab for us to do this study. Avian Research and Conservation Institute (ARCI) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that has gained attention and respect for accomplishing difficult, problem-solving research on rare and imperiled birds to stimulate and inform management and conservation action. For more information, visit www. arcinst.org. Dr. Kenneth Meyer placing a decoy mangrove cuckoo on a tree branch Dr. Kenneth Meyer and Gina Kent setting up a net in an attempt to capture a mangrove cuckoo photos by Toni Westland 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, pm Serving Sunday Brunch Beginning Decembe r 1 1t h, 11am to 2pm (Excluding Holidays) Contemporary American Cuisine Award Winning DiningVoted Best Fine Dining Four Years in a Row! 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CROW Case Of The Week: Barred Owl by Bob PetcherThe barred owl ( Strix varia) is a good-sized owl with a large round head without ear tufts. It gets its name from the sides of its head which are barred with light and dark colors. The woodland bird has wide dark eyes that it utilizes to hunt from its tall perch when it preys on amphibians, reptiles, invertebrates and other small mammals. Barred owls are one of the most vocal of its species, sending resounding hoos to either communicate with others or as a mating ritual. The nocturnal owls prefer to nest in a tree hollow or hole and are known to be very aggressive when defending their nests. At CROW, an adult barred owl was admitted to CROW after flying into a truck on Highway 31 in North Fort Myers. Upon intake, the owl was noted to have a depressed mentation and was only standing with the support of the towel and box it arrived in. Veterinary staff found that the patient had some mild retinal hemorrhage in both of its eyes, a sign that it had suffered head trauma from the collision. Any time head trauma is suspected for a patient, the fundus the back of the eye which includes the retina and optic nerve is checked for evidence of trauma, said Dr. Malka Spektor, CROW veterinary intern. With a case of head trauma, bleeding can be seen back there, or in severe cases, retinal detachment, which can cause blindness. In this case, there was bleeding in the back of the eye, but it was a mild amount, with no other signs of trauma noted in the back of the eye. The owl was given pain medications, iron and B12, and an intraosseous (IO) catheter was placed to administer fluids. The iron and B12 were actually given because the patient presented mildly anemic. Iron and B12 help the body regenerate red blood cells, and upon a recheck of the owls bloodwork a few days later, the anemia had resolved, said Dr. Spektor. An intraosseous catheter is placed when a patient is critical and venous access cannot be gained. After multiple unsuccessful attempts to place an IV catheter due to poor blood perfusion, access was gained through a bone with the intraosseous catheter to save its life. Fluids and other medications to decrease brain swelling are administered using this catheter. The patient was then placed in an oxygen chamber to help in its recovery. When patients have head trauma, oxygen delivery to the brain can be compromised. To combat possible brain damage due to lack of oxygen, supplemental oxygen is provided, said Dr. Spektor. Additionally, some patients with head trauma have compromised respirations, so supplemental oxygen is used to help make breathing easier. Surviving head trauma is never easy for an animal. Many times, head trauma can lead to fatality. Fortunately, for this barred owl, the trauma was mild and a full recovery is expected. The patient has been doing great, said Dr. Spektor on Monday. The catheter was removed and the patient is now standing and eating on its own. It was moved to an outside enclosure on August 24, where it is flying normally. After a few days outside building up flight muscles, the patient should be ready 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 #18-3255 is in full recovery from head trauma photo by Brian Bohlman SUN 17 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 10, 2018

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201818 NEW DAY, NEW ADVENTURE 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Rd. Sanibel, Florida 33957 (239) 395-2233 Open Daily, 10 a.m. p.m. Free with paid Museum admission. ** Preregistration required at ShellMuseum.org/beachwalks Schedules subject to change.SHELLMUSEUM.ORG FRIDAYSStory Time & Craft WEDNESDAYSShell Jewelry SUNDAYSSuper Scavenger Hunt THURSDAYSCollections Tour MONDAYSCollection Connection SATURDAYSMollusk University TUESDAYS Fossil DigExperience a different adventure at the museum Plus, EVERY day: Shell arts & crafts*, Tank Talks*, and Daily Beach walks**AT THE MUSEUM Associate Director Leaving Post, But Not The Islandby Jeff LysiakWhile Sarah Lathrop, associate executive director for the Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS), may be moving on from the nonprofit group she joined five years ago, she actually wont be moving at all. On August 28, Lathrop officially stepped down from the position she was appointed to in 2016 in order to join her alma mater Hanover College, located in Hanover, Indiana as their major gifts officer, a fundraising role for which she will perform via telecommuting. Ill be able to work from my home right here on Sanibel, said Lathrop, who graduated from Hanover College in 2013 after majoring in Spanish and taking part in their business scholars program. Ill be connecting with and building relationships with donors who live in Florida. Financially, it made sense to have me here in Florida rather than having to fly back and forth all the time. A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Lathrop initially searched for a job in the hospitality industry. Following an internship working at a resort in Mexico, she decided that she wanted to apply for jobs in a city where she had either family or friends established. One of the resumes Lathrop sent out went to Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers, and while the position she had applied for had already been filled, her resume found its way into the hands of Birgie Miller, DDWS executive director. Birgies sister, Inga, worked at Shell Point. She passed my resume along to her and said, Heres a Hanover alumni that might be a good fit at the refuge, recalled Lathrop. I had never heard of Ding Darling, but I had been to the beach on Sanibel before. So I did some research about the refuge and took a six-month internship here. Initially, Lathrops responsibilities with DDWS included assisting the organization with a redesign of their website and assisting with fundraising efforts. It wasnt long before she fell in love with her new job. During my six-month internship, I realized what an incredible place Sanibel was, said Lathrop, who was hired on full-time as associate director of DDWS in 2014. Less than two years later, she ascended to her role as associate executive director. During her tenure, Lathrop handled several large fundraising campaigns including Wulfert Bayous, Conservation 20/20 and the #LearningLav bathroom renovation, the latter of which she said was the most rewarding. The bathroom project was a huge success, she noted. They turned out beyond what we couldve ever expected. Last week, as she began clearing out the last few personal items from her office, Lathrop began to reminisce fondly of the people shes worked with and the accomplishments DDWS had made during her time there. Ding will always have a special place in my heart. Being a part of this place for the past five years has changed the direction of my life, she said with a smile. Conservation is near and dear to my heart. It has totally impacted my life in a positive way. And Im going to stay involved with the refuge in whatever way I can as a volunteer. Lathrop then paused a moment before adding, They cant get rid of me that easily! Sarah Lathrop, left, associate executive director of the Ding Darling Wildlife Society, moving boxes out of her office with assistance from Toni Westland, center, and Sierra Hoisington photo by Jeff Lysiak

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19 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 Hello Shoppers of Sanibel, Here at Jerrys Foods of Sanibel we carry the finest products on the island our selection cannot be beat! Our friendly staff is hard at work, ready to help you with recommendations and completing your shopping trip in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. We love getting involved in our community and actively participate in events and gatherings in our neighborhoods with loyal customers and travelers, alike! When you stop in to see us, say hi to Caesar and Jerry Jr., a few of our resident exotic birds, relax with your friends while enjoying our famous Key Lime Pie, and stock up on the best grocery selection in the area. Regards, Jerrys of Sanibel 1700 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 OPEN DAILY7AM8:30PMCoquina Coffee Open Daily: 6am6pm Jerrys Foods Open Daily: 6am10pm DAILY SPECIALSSunday-Thursday4 pm to 8:30 pm$14.99HAPPY HOUR4 pm to 7 pmHouse wine by the glass $3.49 rfnt r f ntrb ntfrf ntb rfnfn ntttnr bffnfn fn nbnfn tbb t f bbt ntbfn f 2018-08-30_SAN_Print.indd 1 8/28/18 11:05 AM

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201820 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 NO TIME? NO PROBLEM! Call us with your order and well have it ready to go! All Natural Pet Food Treats Chews Pick Up Bags Litter Shampoo Frontline Vitamins Shop Local 630 Tarpon Bay Rd. 239-395-1464 Islandpaws.com The Community HouseBell Peppers by Resident Chef Jarred HarrisThe bell pepper is a member of the nightshade family. It is related to tomatoes, potatoes and chili peppers, all of which are native to Central and South America. Also called sweet peppers or capsicums, bell peppers are eaten as vegetables, however, the bell pepper is actually a fruit. It is produced from a flowering plant and contains seeds. Bell peppers come in a wide variety of colors, from green, which is the most common, purple, black, brown, red, orange and yellow. Red, yellow and orange bell peppers are the riper versions of the green bell pepper. As bell peppers mature, their sugar and nutritional content also increases, thats why red bell peppers are sweeter than green bell peppers. Unlike their fiery cousins, the chili peppers, bell peppers do not contain capsaicin. Capsaicin is the chemical that makes chili peppers hot. Bell peppers were named capsicums by Spanish explorers searching for peppercorn plants to produce black pepper. Christopher Columbus took bell pepper seeds back to Europe for cultivation. The success of the plant made it possible for other Spanish and Portuguese explorers to introduce the bell pepper to different parts of the world during 16th and 17th centuries. Using green bell peppers is a good way to add flavor to a dish. If you want to make your dishes sweeter and healthier, try brighter colored bell peppers and eat them raw. Colored bell peppers contain vitamins A and C. They also contain the antioxidant lycopene, which is not found in the green bell pepper. Here is a simple recipe to try: Gazpacho Yield: 4 cups Ingredients 1 green bell pepper, about 1 cup (fine diced) 1 yellow bell pepper, about 1 cup (fine diced) 4 large tomatoes, about 1 pounds (seeded and roughly diced) 2 cloves garlic (minced) 4 ozs. olive oil 2 tblsp. red wine vinegar 3-inch piece of stale baguette (cut into cubes and soaked in water) 2 tsp. fresh chives (chopped fine) cucumber (peeled seeded and finely diced) Salt and pepper Method In a food processor or a blender, add the first five ingredients and pulse until roughly blended. Add the baguette pieces to the mix and puree until smooth. Remove the puree from the food processor and strain into a bowl. Cover the mixture and refrigerate for at least three hours. Serve in chilled bowls and garnish with the cucumber, chives and olive oil. 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. From page 15CROW Calendarsome of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls. One of CROWs animal ambassadors will be present. Monday, September 3 Closed The Visitor Education Center will be closed in observance of Labor Day Tuesday, September 4 Closed The Visitor Education Center will be closed for fall cleaning Wednesday, September 5 Closed The Visitor Education Center will be closed for fall cleaning Thursday, September 6 Closed The Visitor Education Center will be closed for fall cleaning. 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 Great Selection of Cigars & Accessories Walk-in Humidor Where the Locals Shop!Whats New?One of the Best Selections of Domestic and Imported Wines on the West CoastBest Liquor Selection on the Islands Special Orders and Case Discounts BV Coastal Estates Varietals Stolen Spirits11 Year Old Whiskey and Smoked Rum Drink it like its Stolen! Customer Favorites!BV donates $1 per bottle to Oceana to conserve our oceans for future generations.750ml$8.99 LIVE ON THE ISLANDS Restaurant owners/managers, please email or fax any changes to your entertainment schedule to press@islandsunnews.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. Dusk performs on Saturday. Dean Winkelmann plays on Wednesday. Woody Brubaker returns on Thursday.

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21 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018Senator Tours The Islands Impaired Watersby Jeff LysiakLast Friday morning, United States Senator Marco Rubio visited Sanibel and Captiva, taking a boat tour of some of the islands areas devastated by red tide, blue-green algae and red drift algae with Sanibel City Council members Jason Maughan and Holly Smith and James Evans, director of the citys Department of Natural Resources. Jensens Twin Palm Resort & Marina donated the use of a pontoon boat, which brought the group around the islands to witness ongoing beach cleanup efforts. They also visited the flats between Captiva and Pine Island before returning to shore. Seeing it firsthand is really knowing our plight and listening to the economic harm from local businesses really brought this disaster home for the senator, said Maughan. According to Smith, Evans was able to share valuable science-based information about the impaired water conditions with Rubio. Following up on the conversations the senator had with Sanibels representatives in Washington, DC earlier this month, Maughan and Smith discussed the LORS (Lake Okeechobee Release Schedule) 2008 regulations, passing the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and expediting the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) storage reservoir project. Later, Rubio and the Sanibel contingent were joined by Senator Lizbeth Kelly Benacquisto, State Representatives Ray Rodrigues and Dane Eagle, and Lee County Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass for lunch at Tween Waters Inn, where a roundtable discussion on the water quality crisis took place. Very thankful to our local, state and federal leadership as we all work to a common goal improving our water quality and equitable water quantity throughout the year, added Smith, who credited Mayor Kevin Ruane for his leadership and efforts in educating municipalities throughout the state about the impacts impaired water quality can have. Less (Lake Okeechobee discharges) in wet season and how we can accomplish that and more as we need in the dry season for the health of our environment and the survival of our dependent economy throughout Southwest Florida. It was also discussed with the senator that Sanibel has spent approximately $1,324,000 on cleaning local beaches and approximately $435,000 on cleaning island canals. The city is expecting to receive full reimbursement on those expenditures from Lee County. From left, Holly Smith, Senator Marco Rubio, Dave Jensen, Jason Maughan and James Evans standing in front of Jensens Twin Palm Resort & Marina on August 24 photo courtesy Jason Maughan

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201822 FAST A AND FRESH T TO GO To advertise call: 395-1213 CALL FOR DAILY SPECIALS472-9300 Daily Lunch Specials Salad Bar Take-Out or Eat In Breakfast Lunch Dinner Open Daily 6 a.m. 8:30 p.m.Restaurant & Deli Store Hours 6 a.m. 10 p.m. FULL DELI, BAKERY DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS COLD BEVERAGESCall us for your cookout, picnic and party needs. Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 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 2463 Periwinkle Way The Sanibel Sprout Follow Us On facebook: Vegan Cafe and Juice Bar Voted Best Sushi239-395-6005Online Ordering shimasushisteak.com Sundial Beach Resort & Spa 1451 Middle Gulf DriveFRESHLY PREPARED SUSHITO-GO! 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 Get The Word Out About Your Take-Out!~Advertise Here~Over The Border Rock Shrimp Salad 1 pound rock shrimp, cooked, peeled and deveined 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 8-ounce can whole kernel corn, drained cup red bell pepper, chopped cup celery, chopped cup red onion, chopped cup cilantro or parsley, chopped 3 tablespoons green onions, chopped 1 jalapeo pepper, seeded and finely chopped teaspoon cumin Iceberg lettuce, shredded 1 avocado, sliced 1 cup vinaigrette dressing In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except avocado slices, lettuce and dressing; pour cup of vinaigrette dressing over mixture and refrigerate for one hour. Serve on shredded lettuce garnished avocado slices. Serve with additional Red Wine Vinaigrette Dressing. May also be served on lettuce in a taco salad shell. Red Wine Vinaigrette Dressing cup olive oil 6 tablespoons red wine vinegar 6 tablespoons lime juice 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons honey 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning teaspoon salt teaspoon pepper In a small bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Over The Border Rock Shrimp Salad p hoto courtesy Fresh From Florida

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23 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 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 Sea School Hosts Belize Expeditionsubmitted by Leah BierySanibel Sea School campers recently embarked on a 10-day expedition to Belize, a small Caribbean nation located in Central America. Participants ranging from 15 to 18 years old spent three days in the rainforest before venturing to a field station on South Water Caye to explore the Belize Barrier Reef and its surrounding habitats. Upon arriving in Belize, the group boarded a bus for the six-hour ride to Blue Creek, a small Mayan village near the countrys southern border. There they stayed in rustic accommodations and learned about the plants, animals and people that call the area home. A local shaman led us on a hike through the forest and showed us the plants traditionally used to treat different ailments, such as snake bites, dizziness and fever, said Emily Roudebush. Campers also went snorkeling in a cave, tasted local delicacies like fry jacks, and visited Mayan ruins. One morning we looked for howler monkeys and were able to hear them, but it started pouring rain, so unfortunately we didnt get to see one up close, added Roudebush. After a few nights in the humid jungle, often with large spiders as roommates, everyone was ready to travel to their next destination. South Water Caye is a marine reserve surrounded by mangrove islands, healthy seagrass flats and beautiful coral reefs. Participants had multiple opportunities to snorkel each day, and many saw spotted eagle rays, sea turtles, moray eels, parrotfish, bonefish and so much more. Each camper was asked to study and present about one species in the evening, and to complete a creative project of their choice during the week. Other highlights from the expedition included a night snorkel with sightings of squid, plankton, shrimp and octopuses, exciting game nights and a colorful holi powder ceremony to celebrate the high school seniors who are graduating from Sanibel Sea School this year. This is really designed as our capstone program, said Sanibel Sea School Director of Education Nicole Finnicum. We take a deeper dive into coral reef ecology and conservation, and we try to incorporate everything the campers have learned with us. Many of them have been attending our programs since they were young children, and have built up quite a bit of knowledge, she added. Whats In A Lesson? by Ocean Tribe PaddlersWith just one paddle and a board to maneuver, a stand up paddleboarding lesson can seem unnecessary at first. However, after a few years of teaching, we have found that most students enjoy and benefit from the opportunity to master the basics or take their skills to the next level. Most instructors are also avid paddlers themselves, and are often able to share helpful tips and tricks that are relevant to your local area. Before you schedule a lesson, look for a SUP instructor certified by the American Canoe Association, or ACA. These individuals have participated in an intensive, multi-day training session and are well versed in effective teaching and student safety. It is usually possible to find an instructor online, or you can call your local paddle shop and ask for a recommendation. A beginner lesson will usually take place in a calm area, protected from wind and waves. You will learn about your equipment, how to adjust the paddle properly, and how to position your body on the board for optimal balance. Next, your instructor will demonstrate basic skills like how to use your paddle efficiently, how to turn, and how to stay safe during your time on the water. You should leave a beginner lesson with enough knowledge and confidence to start enjoying the sport independently. More experienced paddlers can request lessons tailored to their existing skills and specific paddling interests. A good instructor can help you learn to improve the efficiency of your paddle strokes, prepare for a race, or even master SUP surfing. We would highly recommend investing in a lesson or two if you are serious about exploring our local waters by paddleboard. Happy paddling! Ocean Tribe Paddlers is a club that helps the Southwest Florida paddling community better explore, enjoy and understand the ocean. Visit www. oceantribepaddlers.org or follow on Facebook to learn more. Sanibel Sea School campers visited South Water Caye in Belize for a week of coral reef exploration photo provided

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201824 SUN Book ReviewSomething Fishyby Di SaggauJennifer L. Schiff is back with another Sanibel Island mystery book. Something Fishy again features adventurous reporter Guinevere Jones, in her purple Mini Cooper, working to solve a murder case that could involve her ex-husband Art. Hes on Sanibel for a sales conference. We learn early on that Art is having problems at his job with Rick, his rival for a big promotion. Rick is a man who makes deals that encroach upon the business territories of other guys in the firm, so hes not exactly popular. When he falls overboard while on a fishing boat and goes missing, Art is the main suspect. When he is later found dead, Art, still the main suspect, is released into protective custody under Guins care, much to her dismay. Guins beau of two months, Dr. Harrison Harry Heartthrob Hartwick isnt happy that Guin is helping out her ex-husband, nor does he like the fact that she is meeting with a handsome police detective who is working the case. Art left Guin for a much younger woman. Now that affair is over, and hes interested in getting Guin back. She makes sure everyone knows he is her ex-husband but some old feelings are reawakened when hes around her. She is determined to reel in her emotions and focus on finding the real killer. A lot of Guins old friends make an appearance in Something Fishy, along with some new ones. The characters are interesting and of various personalities. Her best friend Shelly, who makes jewelry out of local shells, is always there to give her support. Of course her cats Flora and Fauna are also in the picture. In true cat owner fashion, Guin talks to them, a lot. We understand. Schiff covers a wide variety of Sanibel eateries and other popular spots, which adds to the story. Its easy to picture her scooting around the island as she pursues the case. Eventually we find out who did it and why, along with some other tasty bits of information. And then theres the epilogue that really brings everything to a close. Something Fishy is a great read, and theres good news. Book Three in the Sanibel Island Mystery Series, In the Market for Murder will be available this December on Amazon and on Sanibel. The author is having a book signing on Saturday, September 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. at MacIntosh Books and Paper, located at 2330 Palm Ridge Road in Palm Ridge Place Shopping Center. For more information, call 472-1447. 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 SUNSET DINING 4:30-6:30 P.M. 3-Course Tasting Starting at $19.95 School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley,My third and fifth grade kids want to participate in lots of extracurricular activities. We really cannot handle as many as they want to attend. Do you have any suggestions or recommendations about the best way to approach this issue? Samantha D Fort Myers Samantha, Go for quality, not quantity. Your children will benefit most from one or two activities that are fun, reinforce social development and teach new skills. Too much scheduled time can be stressful, especially for young children, and may make it harder to concentrate on schoolwork. Consider your family schedule and personal energy level when evaluating extracurricular activities. Multiple activities per child may be too much to manage, particularly if the activities have overlapping times, disparate locations, require your attendance, or disrupt the dinner hour. Select activities where you have someone with whom you can carpool. Even if you are available to drive most days, you will need backup sometimes. Choosing activities that occur onsite after school will also minimize driving. Find out from the school or teacher which days will be heavy homework or test study days and schedule extracurricular activities accordingly. If your children do not want to participate in regular, organized extracurricular activities, you may want to consider other options to help build interests and social skills such as community volunteer work. You can encourage your children to participate in community activities that may help them develop positive behaviors, such as being thankful and having gratitude. In particular, volunteer activities may encourage the development of positive behaviors. Participate as a family in community events or encourage your children to participate in extra-curricular activities in the community to increase their connectedness with community members, including other children and adults alike. This will increase your childrens wellbeing, achievement, and create a sense of community, safety and security amongst adults and children. Seek out support systems available in the community to help your child learn new skills and thrive, such as tutoring or mentoring programs. Even young children can learn to lend a helping hand. Its never too early to learn about collaboration and its benefits. Shelley Greggs is adjunct faculty at Florida SouthWestern State College, where she teaches psychology and education courses. She is also a nationally certified school psychologist and consultant for School Consultation Services, a private educational consulting company. Questions for publication may be addressed to smgreggs@gmail.com. Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication.

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25 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 Superior InteriorsMinimalism Versus Maximalismby Trinette NelsonDecorating your home is a simple yet bold way to highlight your personality, style and taste to guests. This isnt easy for everyone: If you dont have a knack for design, you might find it difficult to arrange furniture, paint the walls, hang decor and place accessories precisely to ensure the space becomes stylish without cramping on comfort and cohesion. If you find yourself believing that less is more, you may want to consider a minimalist design approach. On the other hand, if its harder for you to set boundaries when it comes to decor, maximalism might be the route for you. Not sure if you have a preference yet? Dont worry. Well dive deeper into the differences between minimalism and maximalism so you have a better idea of how you want to decorate your home. Think of minimalism as an only the essentials take on home decor. Youre not interested in cluttering a room with as many pieces of furniture, decorations and accessories you can fit. Instead, you want to keep things simple, serene and refreshing. A two-toned color scheme will please you, followed by a sofa, coffee table, area rug and accent wall art. Youre less interested in showcasing your possessions. Rather, you want to highlight a few, prominent statement pieces. Architect Lucien Rees Roberts told Architectural Digest that minimalism design maximizes comfort. Minimalism allows beautiful objects to be seen in their most sculptural and pure form whether they are modern or antique. What is essential, though, is that a space be comfortable and warm a chair should have a lamp nearby for good light for reading and sitting areas should be conducive to good conversation, said Rees Roberts. Minimalism is all about simplicity. If less is more is your mantra, this is likely the style for you On the opposite side of the spectrum, maximalism has no rules. Its about making use of different colors, patterns and textures in design, and utilizing bold fabrics, statement furniture and accessories, but in a way that forms a cohesive connection, not a disorderly headache. Take advantage of the opportunity to juxtapose materials and styles, because maximalism doesnt expect you to match. Remember: With a maximalist design scheme, there are no rules. Think of it as organized chaos. Architect Kelly Wearstler told Architectural Digest that maximalism is an opportunity to design with no boundaries. There is a joy in designing a space without limitations and restrictions, where excess is encouraged, and unlikely pairings create beautiful and unexpected harmonies, said Wearstler. Maximalism celebrates expressive taste. If more is more fits your personality, this might be the route to take. So, whether youve fallen in love with the simplicity of minimalism, cant wait to show off your maximalist style or still need guidance between the two, now is time to turn your home into the personal sanctuary youve always wanted. Cant decide? At the end of the day, its your home and a design consultant is going to find a way to meet you in the middle and develop a plan that transforms your dreams into a reality. Trinette Nelson is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands and can be reached at linda@coindecden.com. 836 Donax St. Sanibel Shores opportunity. 3 BR/2BA single family with WEEKLY RENTALS. Community pool and easy walk to beach$599,000 3941 Coquina Dr. New! New! New! 3 BR/2 BA, great room, re place, impact glass and enclosed salt water pool. $899,000 Ofce Locations in Sanibel and Captiva 2400 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 11508 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva, FL 33924 www.SanibelCaptivaRealEstateGuide.com 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 3790 West Gulf Dr. Seashells of Sanibel #36 & #43 Across From Beach! Fabulous renovation of this 3 BD, 2-1/2BA plus ofce elevated home Great room with gas replace. Kitchen, dining and master all access the screen enclosed deck overlooking the oversized salt water pool$1,699,000 Easy walk to beach from this 2BD/2BA second oor condo. Great rental income. $380,000 2BR/2BA with 3-day minimum rentals. Quiet location, deeded beach access close by. A great investment opportunity.$379,000 9248 Kincaid Court Perfect investment opportunity. 2 BR/1BA; Close to school and Rec Center; Move in ready!$429,000 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. $1,100,000 Business Opportunity Sanibel Barbershop. Great island opportunity with over 3 decades of business. Includes shop equipment related to business.$52,000 CHUCK@CHUCKBERGSTROM.COM CHUCK BERGSTROM Island Resident Award Winning Realtor Direct: 239-209-6500 REDUCED REDUCED PENDING REDUCED Youth Programs At The Library Parts of the Sanibel Public Library are being renovated during normal operating hours. Saturday hours are now 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Services like computers and printers, high speed WiFi, newspapers, Reading Porch and reference services are available. On August 25, families celebrated the end of the Summer Reading Program with the Donut Drop In. More than 230 children earned 1,202 books for their home library and for patients at Golisano Childrens Hospital. Family Story Time for young readers and their caregivers will be held on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and on Thursdays at 11 a.m. The After-School Crew (for children in kindergarten to third grades) will meet at 3 p.m. on Thursdays. There will be favorite books, never-knew-existed books, games, crafts and a snack provided. If you love dogs and books, you can read to Bessie, a bearded collie and reading education assistance dog. At 3:45 p.m. on rain-free Thursday afternoons, children can sign up on-the-spot, finishing by 5 p.m. Geared specifically for children in fourth through sixth grade, the After-school Clique will meet on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. for crafting, building and playing, and a snack. The library will be closed Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. For more information, call 472-2483 or visit www.sanlib.org. Nolan Baker having a donut at the end-ofsummer party photo provided

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201826 1304 EAGLE RUN DR., SANIBEL 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, New Build on Golf Course Open Concept for Indoor/Outdoor Living $1,100,000 MLS 218054747 Andre Arensman 239.233.1414 BEACHVIEW CC ESTATES 14380 RIVA DEL LAGO DR. #2002, FORT MYERS Luxury Condo, 3,800+ Living S.F. SW Exposure w/Gulf Vistas $849,000 MLS 218011332 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 RIVA DEL LAGO 531 PIEDMONT RD., SANIBEL Cute as a Button, Move-In Ready Ground Level, 3 BR, 2 BA, New Kitchen & BA $455,500 MLS 218046215 Sally Davies 239.691.3319 SANIBEL HIGHLANDS 1248 PAR VIEW DR., SANIBEL Gorgeous 4 BR, 4.5 BA, Near Beach Meticulously Appointed & Renovated $1,380,000 MLS 218023342 Cindy Sitton 239.810.4772 BEACHVIEW CC ESTATES 1244 PAR VIEW DR., SANIBEL 4 BR, 3 BA, West Views of Golf Course Walk to Beach, Open Kitchen w/New Appl. $1,022,000 MLS 218021869Linda von Wowern, McMurray & Nette 239.223.3382 BEACHVIEW CC ESTATES 2230 CAMINO DEL MAR. #3A1, SANIBEL Massive Rentals, Ground Floor Walk-Out Unit Completely Remodeled & Updated $982,289 MLS 217047642 Shane Spring 239.229.3242 OCEANS REACH 1199 PAR VIEW DR., SANIBEL 3 BR, 2.5 BA, Near Beach, Pool Home Gorgeous Water & Golf Course Views $1,099,000 MLS 217073462 Cindy Sitton 239.810.4772 BEACHVIEW CC ESTATES 1629 LANDS END VILLAGE, CAPTIVA Highly Desirable Direct Waterfront, Fantastic Views Large 2 BR w/Open & Screened Lanais $1,429,000 MLS 218049777 Vicki Panico & Fred Newman 239.980.0088 SOUTH SEAS ISLAND RESORT SAWGRASS PL., SANIBEL Incredible Building Site on W. Gulf Drive Beach Access Directly Across Street $949,000 MLS 218002687 John Nicholson 239.849.3250 HUSCHKA 1501 MIDDLE GULF DR. #E104, SANIBEL Sensational Gulf Views Spacious 2 BR, 2 BA + Den $850,000 MLS 218013189 Brian Murty 239.565.1272 SUNDIAL BEACH RESORT 1299 MIDDLE GULF DR. #232, SANIBEL Inviting 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Warm Gulf Breezes from Screened Lanai $659,000 MLS 218005862 Tracy Walters 239.994.7975 COMPASS POINT 1656 MIDDLE GULF DR., SANIBEL Florida Style 3 BR, 4 BA Home Directly Across the Street from Beach $924,900 MLS 217077607 Cindy Sitton 239.810.4772 SANIBEL ISLAND 1272 PAR VIEW DR., SANIBEL Fantastic 4th Fairway & Green View, Near Beach Buildable E. Exposure Homesite, Almost Cleared$365,000 MLS 218035315 John Nicholson 239.849.3250 BEACHVIEW CC ESTATES 16310 FAIRWAY WOODS DR. #1605, FORT MYERS 3 BR, 2 BA, Vaulted Ceilings, Wood Plank Tile Floor Fireplace, Eat-In Kitchen w/Granite Countertops$239,900 MLS 218041212 John Nicholson 239.849.3250 THE FOREST COUNTRY CLUB 1501 MIDDLE GULF DR. #H108, SANIBEL 1 BR, 1 BA, Newly Remodeled Phenomenal Rental Opportunity $475,000 MLS 218048816 Brian Murty 239.565.1272 SUNDIAL BEACH RESORT 20051 SANIBEL VIEW CIR. #103, FORT MYERS 2 BR, 2 BA, Overlooking San Carlos Preserve Unobstructed Gulf Breezes from Spacious Lanai $298,900 MLS 218032303 Jason Lomano 239.470.8628 SANIBEL VIEW 16620 CROWNSBURY WAY #102, FORT MYERS Breathtaking Golf Course Views from Lanai Bright, Open 3 BR, 2 BA Condo $290,000 MLS 218005174 Tracy Walters 239.994.7975 BEACHVIEW CC ESTATES SANIBEL ISLAND 1470 MIDDLE GULF DR., SANIBEL Absolutely Gorgeous 4 BR, 5.5 BA Directly Across from Beach $2,495,000 MLS 214013961 McMurray & Nette 239.281.4435 9027 MOCKINGBIRD DR., SANIBEL Fantastic Lake View, Gorgeous Sunsets 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms $849,000 MLS 218050671 Jamie Gates 239.910.2778 THE DUNES 1501 MIDDLE GULF DR. #G-206, SANIBEL Fully Furnished 1 BR, Updated w/Tropical Touch 2nd Floor Unit Easily Accommodates 4 $489,900 MLS 217067862 Fred Newman & Vicki Panico 239.826.2704 SUNDIAL BEACH RESORT NEW LISTING NEW PRICE

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27 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 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 ST. CHARLES HARBOUR 78 New Floating Dock Private membership club, Gated with 24-Hour Security Deep Water Marina in Protected Cove Full-Service w/Pool & Dining Price $220,000 MAGNIFICENT BEACHFRONT Oversized Lot on Gulf of Mexico Direct Sunset Views Nightly 390 Frontage, Neighboring Conservation Lands Best of the Best! Price $4,995,000 VACANT LOT IN CAPTIVA VILLAGE 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 CAPTIVA VILLAGE 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 $7,995,000 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 $6,795,000 SANIBEL ISLAND ESTATE 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 PREMIER BOATING LOCATION 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 $2,895,000 CAPTIVA BELLE MAR 5BR, 5.5BA. Pool & Spa Main and Guest House. Great for Entertaining Awesome rentals or 2nd home luxury Price $2,499,000 BAYFRONT ESTATE. BUILD DREAM HOME 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 Parcel Price $2,995,000 PREMIER SANCTUARY GOLF CLUB Prime Location Offering Western Exposure for Beautiful Sunsets Spectacular Views of #2 and #3 Fairways and Lake Walking Distance to Wonderful Private Club Amenities No Car Required Biking to Club and Beach Preferred Price $379,000 NEW LISTING

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201828 Surge Protection by Bryan HayesAlthough the rainy season is behind us, we hope, we still have some storms rolling in and the threat of tropical weather for another month or two. It is still a good time to talk about surge protection. The photo with this article is of a surge protection device that did its job. You may or may not be surprised by this, but the number one cause of downtime for your central cooling system is not refrigerant related. The most common cause is actually electrical, with the average home experiencing over 300 surges per year. For those of us who live on Sanibel, we know that its a constant battle for the power company to keep the grid in good working order. Many major home appliances, including our air conditioners, rely more on solid state electronics to operate than ever before. While the luxury of it all might be very convenient, it still comes with a price. These controls are also more susceptible to power fluctuations than ever before. So to reference the title, the way to protect your expensive investment is to use surge protection. Surge protection can be achieved through many different ways. You can buy those little surge protection strips for your pluggable appliances at most stores, and they will do a marginal job. However, for the larger stuff such as your air conditioner, you would want an electrician to install an inline surge protection system. If you really like the idea, you can even take this one step further and have a surge protection system installed for your entire house. That will cover all the circuits in your home. As you may already know, I like talking about saving money. Surge protection is an additional cost, of course, but spending some money now can definitely save you from spending significantly more later. Consider it as an investment and insurance all in one. As always, thanks for reading. Bryan Hayes is a Sanibel air conditioning contractor. He also owns, with his brother Todd, an electrical business on Sanibel. He can be reached at Bryan@Sanibelair.com. Surge protection can help prevent damage to small and large electrical appliances in your home photo provided September Programs At Captiva LibraryThe Captiva Memorial Library is offering the following free programs for all ages in September: Adult Programs Checkers September 1 to 29. Available during normal library operating hours: Tuesday, Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Play classic checkers or try other versions such as Fox and Geese, Give Away, Shifting Pyramids, Corner Checkers or Goban. Instructions included. Alternatively, reverse the field and play Tic-Tac-Toe or Super Tic-Tac-Toe. Coloring for Grownups September 1 to 29. Available during normal library operating hours: Tuesday, Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The repetitive motion involved in coloring has a calming effect and adults have found this childhood activity a refreshing way to reduce anxiety, create focus or bring about more mindfulness. Participants may bring their own materials or use those provided. Childrens Programs A Healthy Breakfast: A Great Way to Start the Day September 1 to 8. Available during normal library operating hours: Tuesday, Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drop in to see the breakfast picture book display and make a paper pancake craft. Checkers Saturdays, September 1 to 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Play classic checkers or try other versions such as Fox and Geese, Give Away, Shifting Pyramids, Corner Checkers or Goban. Instructions included. Alternatively, reverse the field and play Tic-Tac-Toe or Super Tic-Tac-Toe. Honey Bees and Honey September 11 to 18. Available during normal library operating hours: Tuesday, Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. September is National Honey Month. Drop in and see the honey and honey bee book display. Make a honey bee out of a toilet paper tube. Talk Like a Pirate 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 19. Pirate storytime and craft. See a pirate. Pirates of the High Seas September 20 to 29. Available during normal library operating hours: Tuesday, Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out books from the pirate book display. Make a paper plate pirate. Teen Programs Checkers Saturdays, September 1 to 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Play classic checkers the game of games or try other versions such as Fox and Geese, Give Away, Shifting Pyramids, Corner Checkers or Goban. Instructions included. Alternatively, reverse the field and play Tic-Tac-Toe or Super Tic-Tac-Toe. Make a Cosplay Mask Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drop in and make a cosplay mask. Wear it to the 3rd annual Comic Fest scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 13 at the Fort Myers Regional Library. All supplies will be provided. The Captiva Memorial Library is located at 11560 Chapin Lane. For more information, call 533-4890. Check the Lee County Library Systems website at www.leelibrary.net to find out about programs at other locations. Call the host library, or Telephone Reference at 479-INFO (4636), for more information about a specific program. Top Ten Books On The Island1. Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan 2. Thr ee Days Missing by Kimberly Belle 3. Ghosted by Rosie Walsh 4. Origin by Dan Brown 5. W atch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown 6. Girl in Disguise by Greer McCallister 7. Other W oman by Daniel Silva 8. Souther nmost by Silas House 9. T he Cafe by the Sea by Jenny Colgan 10. He Said She Said by Erin KellyCourtesy of MacIntosh Books and Paper.

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29 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 2242 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Square Suite 3 More listing info & real estate blog at SanibelSusan.com Lot in Gumbo Limbo ~`170 x 155 at 9441 Peaceful Drive. Backs to conservation land & sunsets. Handy to causeway, bay, gulf, & shopping. $249,000 Pointe Santo Income-Producing 3-Bedroom Penthouse With Private Roof-Top Deck Remodeled professionally-decorated. Spectacular views from sunrise to sunset! Potential income ~$100K/yr, depending on owner use. Resort-like amenities include pool, clubhouse with planned activities, hot tub, tennis, shuffleboard, bbqs, wi-fi, on-site management, & more. $1,295,000 turnkey Delightful Big 2nd Floor 1 Bedroom Condo at Spanish Cay #A7 Sellers so enjoy this near-beach location next to the Sanibel River that they bought a larger unit here. Now motivated to move this ~950 sq. ft. rental-ready apartment which has booked as much as $20K/ year in seasonal rentals (2-week minimum applies). Cute beachy dcor. Community pool. $265,000 East-End Ground-Level Condo With Carpor t & Canal Access in Residential Complex Long-known as one of the islands conservative associations, Captains Walk works well for a residence or vacations. Its pet-friendly, cozy, & convenient. #B2 is a 1 bedroom with new HVAC, impact windows, updated bath with walk-i n shower, & galley kitchen. $239,000 furnished Belle Meade Lot At 9270 Kincaid Court, on private road just off San-Cap Rd & opposite preserve land. Near refuge, school, rec center. $149,000 Best of Both Worlds, Not a Condo, But a Gulf-Front Home With Shared Amenities Moonshadows #2C 1/2 duplex at 1351 Middle Gulf Dr, sits right on the beach. Lot ~46x300. Spacious 2-level living with great room, family room, 3 be drooms, 3 baths, utility room, plus glassed & airconditioned front & back balconies. Parking for 3+ vehicles & lots of storage. $1,695,000 furnished Weve sold $300+million, but need more listings. Inventory is low going into what traditionally are the busiest six months of the year. List now to be ready!

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201830 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. The Center 4 Life will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. Regular operating hours will resume on Tuesday, September 4. Donations Needed for Trash & Treasures Sale Clean, gently used items are needed for the annual Trash & Treasures Sale. You may bring them to the Center 4 Life Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. A tax deductible receipt will be provided for your donation. 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. The featured book for Wednesday, September 12 is Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. There will be a book discussion only at 2:30 p.m. Leisure Lunchers Tidewater Bistro Monday, September 17. Meet at this new restaurant (formerly Rosies) with new ownership and new menu. Chef John Rhodes and owner David Maudlin will talk briefly about their approach. Registration is required. Separate checks will be provided and transportation is on your own. L ine Dancing Classes Monday, August 27, September 10 and 17. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Join the group on Monday morning for an hour of fun. The instructor will review dance steps then turn up the music for dancing. Bring a friend. Trip to IKEA Monday, September 10. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Trip includes round trip transportation. Lunch is on your own at the IKEA Caf. This will be an all-day shopping spree at IKEA in Plantation. Advance registration is required by Friday, September 7. Seven-Day Christmas Trip to New Orleans Sunday to Saturday, December 2 to 8. Cost is $1,364 for members (per person, double occupancy) or $1,774 (single occupancy). Non-members are $1,389 (per person, double occupancy) or $1,799 (single occupancy). Includes round trip bus transportation, six-night accommodations including four nights in the heart of New Orleans, Oak Alley Planation, New Orleans Cooking School, Mardi Gras Museum, World War II Museum and Mississippi Jazz Brunch Cruise. Advance registration required, while spots last. A Southern Christmas: Savannah & St. Simons Island Tuesday to Friday, December 11 to 14. Cost for members is $574 (per person, double occupancy) or $774 (single occupancy). Non-member are $599 (per person, double occupancy or $799 (single occupancy). Includes round trip bus transportation, threenight accommodations (one in St. Simons Island and two at the Holiday Inn Express in Savannah), five meals (three breakfasts, two dinners), the live Savannah Theater Christmas Show, tours and other attractions. Advance registration required, while spots last. The Magic of the Keys Tuesday through Thursday, January 22 to 24. Cost is $574 for members (per person, double occupancy); $844 single. Nonmembers are $599 (per person, double occupancy); $869 single. Includes round trip transportation, two nights at the Hyatt Place in Marathon, five meals (two breakfasts, two lunches and one dinner), Schnebly Winery tour and tasting, and lunch, full day in Key West with private tram tour and all-day hop-on/hop-off privileges, and tour of Dolphin Research Center. Advance registration required on a first come basis. Gelli Printing with Bea Pappas Fridays, August 31, September 7 and 14. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Beginners welcome. You can do monotype or make papers for collage use. Supplies needed: paper towels, acrylic paints, water container and one-inch brush. The instructor will provide all other supplies. 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. Hand & Foot Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Hearts Friday at 12:30 p.m. Kayaking on Tuesdays September 11 and 25 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 a.m. Cardio, muscle strengthening and flexibility training with hand weights, stretch cords, chairs and stability balls. Athletic footwear is required. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Power Hour Fitness Tuesday and Thursday at 8 a.m. Hand weights, stretch cords, stability balls and mats are used. Improve core strength and balance. Athletic footwear required. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Gentle Yoga Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper alignment and circulation. Bring a towel. Kim Kouril is the instructor. Chair Yoga Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. Similar to gentle yoga but all poses are done in a chair. Kim Kouril is the instructor. For more information, call 472-5743 or stop by the Center 4 Life, located at 2401 Library Way on Sanibel. 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TUESDAYFe w Showers High: 90 Low: 78 THURSDAYFe w Showers High: 86 Low: 78 Day HighLowHighLow Fri4:21 am10:40 am5:14 pm10:37 pm Sat4:57 am11:45 am6:25 pm11:10 pm Sun5:41 am1:03 pm8:05 pm11:49 pm Mon6:36 am2:30 pm10:18 pmNone Tue7:45 am12:42 am11:56 pm3:52 pm Wed9:05 am2:06 amNone5:01 pm Thu12:45 am3:36 am10:24 am5:58 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri4:55 am11:16 am5:35 pm11:13 pm Sat5:08 am11:54 am6:18 pm11:34 pm Sun5:28 am12:44 pm7:07 pm11:56 pm Mon5:59 am1:52 pm8:02 pmNone Tue6:40 am12:23 am9:07 pm3:05 pm Wed7:35 am1:00 am10:34 pm4:17 pm Thu8:50 am2:21 amNone5:33 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri3:26 am10:42 am4:19 pm10:39 pm Sat4:02 am11:47 am5:30 pm11:12 pm Sun4:46 am1:05 pm7:10 pm11:51 pm Mon5:41 am2:32 pm9:23 pmNone Tue6:50 am12:44 am11:01 pm3:54 pm Wed8:10 am2:08 am11:50 pm5:03 pm Thu9:29 am3:38 amNone6:00 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri6:31 am1:22 am7:24 pm1:56 pm Sat7:07 am1:53 am8:35 pm3:01 pm Sun7:51 am2:26 am10:15 pm4:19 pm Mon8:46 am3:05 amNone5:46 pm Tue12:28 am3:58 am9:55 am7:08 pm Wed2:06 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Sun Weather Outlook Aug. 31, 20187-Day Local Forecast Cape Coral Bridge Tides Redfish Pass Tides Point Ybel Tides Punta Rassa Tides SUNDAYMost ly Cloudy High: 89 Low: 81 TUESDAYFe w Showers High: 90 Low: 78 THURSDAYFe w Showers High: 86 Low: 78 Day HighLowHighLow Fri4:21 am10:40 am5:14 pm10:37 pm Sat4:57 am11:45 am6:25 pm11:10 pm Sun5:41 am1:03 pm8:05 pm11:49 pm Mon6:36 am2:30 pm10:18 pmNone Tue7:45 am12:42 am11:56 pm3:52 pm Wed9:05 am2:06 amNone5:01 pm Thu12:45 am3:36 am10:24 am5:58 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri4:55 am11:16 am5:35 pm11:13 pm Sat5:08 am11:54 am6:18 pm11:34 pm Sun5:28 am12:44 pm7:07 pm11:56 pm Mon5:59 am1:52 pm8:02 pmNone Tue6:40 am12:23 am9:07 pm3:05 pm Wed7:35 am1:00 am10:34 pm4:17 pm Thu8:50 am2:21 amNone5:33 pm Day HighLowHighLow Fri3:26 am10:42 am4:19 pm10:39 pm Sat4:02 am11:47 am5:30 pm11:12 pm Sun4:46 am1:05 pm7:10 pm11:51 pm Mon5:41 am2:32 pm9:23 pmNone Tue6:50 am12:44 am11:01 pm3:54 pm Wed8:10 am2:08 am11:50 pm5:03 pm Thu9:29 am3:38 amNone6:00 pm Day HighLowHighLow 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31 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 Your Real Estate Navigator Kingfisher Real Estate Inc. 239-472-4411 2402 Palm Ridge Rd Sanibel, FL KingfisherRealEstate.com 1521 Wilton Ln Sanibel, FL 33957 $759,500 Robyn Moran 239-728-1971 Robyn@robbmoran.com 1433 Sanderling $1,160,000 Mary Bondurant 239 839.3633 Mary@GoKingsher.com 5615 Baltusrol Ct $3,475,000 SanctuarySanibel.com Phaidra McDermott 239-898-3778 Phaidra@GoKingsher.com 16813 Captiva Dr $2,350,000 CaptivaBayfrontEstate.com Phaidra McDermott 239-898-3778 Phaidra@GoKingsher.com 4648 Buck Key Rd $550,000 KC Cuscaden 239-470-1516 Karasue@comcast.net 998 Fish Crow Rd Sanibel, FL 33957 $599,000 Robyn Moran 239-728-1971 Robyn@robbmoran.com 1018 Demere Ln $759,000 KC Cuscaden 239-470-1516 Karasue@comcast.net 3057 West Gulf Dr Unit 4 $738,000 sanibelgulfside.com Phaidra McDermott 239-898-3778 Phaidra@GoKingsher.com 8524 Southwind Bay Cir $435,000 Valerie Tutor 239-834-8141 Valerie@ValerieTutor.com 16814 Captiva Dr $5,250,000 CaptivaGulfFront.com Phaidra McDermott 239-898-3778 Phaidra@GoKingsher.com 11520 Murmond Ln $1,999,999 captivagreenash.com Valerie Tutor 239-834-8141 Valerie@ValerieTutor.com New Listing New Listing Under Contract

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201832 SINCE 1988 Dakos TeamTheSanibel & Captiva Islands Dakos TeamTheSanibel & Captiva Islands Dakos TeamTheSanibel & Captiva Islands Top Producers in Real Estate on Sanibel and Captiva Islands for over 27 years.Helping you accomplish all your Real Estate goals! 239-851-5188RoseDakos@gmail.com www.RoseDakos.comRose Gibney Dakos & Rex Dakos Live Your Dreams On Sanibel & Captiva! SANIBEL EAST END: Beautiful canal front home with beach access on Sanibels east end on an oversized lot. Walk to the beach or take your boat baths and a dream come true with wonderful canal views.CANALFRONT HOME WITH BEACH ACCESS! $979,000 Over $13,000 Raised At Islander Wine DinnerThe Islander Wine Dinner, hosted by Baileys General Store, raised more than $13,000 for The Community House on Sanibel. Ben McClure, a certified wine specialist and brand ambassador of Talbott Vineyards, was the featured speaker. The sold out, six-course dinner virtually transported 66 guests to Talbotts California vineyards. Locally sourced cuisine, prepared by Sanibel Catering Companys Chef Karl, was paired with Talbotts 100 percent estate grown wines, including those from their famous Sleepy Hollow Vineyard. We are so appreciative of Baileys and Sanibel Catering for being such a wonderful partner and donor of The Community House. The wine dinners are something we envisioned for some time, but they really bring the idea to life, said Teresa Riska-Hall, executive director of The Community House. From left, Calli Johnson, Bailie Johnson, Richard Johnson and Teresa Riska-Hall photo by Jan Remmel Rotary Happeningssubmitted by Shirley JewellEach year, the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club through its giving entity, the SanibelCaptiva Rotary Trust Fund provides grants to local nonprofit organizations as part of its community grants program. In the 2017-18 Rotary year, our club awarded nearly $50,000 in community grant funding and $50,000 in global grants. The majority of this grant money is provided by fundraising events, primarily the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair in February. At last weeks club assembly, our trust fund board member and secretary, Dorrie Hipschman, announced the new grant process. The following information has been sent out by mail to nonprofits on the island and is now posted on the clubs website at www.sanibelrotary.org. Under Charitable Grants, scroll down to Applying for a Grant for this new grant process. If you have any questions, email our trust board president, Bill Rahe, at wrahe@ earthlink.net. Lee Almas, co-chair of our scholarship committee, also announced that the club will award college scholarships this year in the amount of $10,000. Details of these awards will be announced soon. The guest speaker for the August 31 meeting will be Tamara Pigott, executive director of Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau. She will present a program, entitled The Value of Tourism. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets Friday mornings at 7 a.m. at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. Guests are welcome. Workshop On Financial HealthFISH of SanCap, along with Fifth Third Bank, is offering a community presentation, entitled Taking Charge of Your Financial Health, on Thursday, September 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Sanibel Community Church. This workshop will help individuals and families learn how to do basic budgeting, slash their debt and boost their credit score. FISH Facilitator, Program Director Kathy Y. Monroe, said, This session will help individuals develop a plan for budgeting and saving which can lead to boosting their credit score while helping to eliminate debt. Financial health is just as important as physical health, because lacking the first can have an impact on the latter. The presenter, Ruben Perales, financial relationship manager from Fifth Third Bank, will introduce this information in a very interesting and interactive manner. Persons will leave this session knowing how to create a budget, interpret a credit score and manage debt. The seminar is open to the community and snacks will be provided. To RSVP, contact Kathy Y. Monroe at 472-4775. For additional information, visit www. fishofsancap.org.

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33 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 rfntb nbb rrfrn tnbffrn rn rfn tb n rfn The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce is renovating its welcome center, which hosts more than 100,000 visitors annually, to offer modern technology for todays traveler while keeping its coastal feel. Members heard from Doug Ralston, president of the company installing that technology, Omni Experience, during the August business luncheon hosted at the Captiva Island Yacht Club. Doug has been crucial in planning where everything will be laid out to improve the flow of the welcome center and use of the technology, said Chamber President John Lai. Our objective is to begin immediately following Labor Day and be completed by mid-November. The 90-day project includes complete interior renovations of the ground floor and digital displays that can change dynamically versus the current static displays. Ralston discussed the next generation of traveler and the use of interactive technology in personalizing each visit. He explained that visitor engagement through technology drives experience, which results in revenue. We will be able to better understand the travelers walking through the doors of the welcome center, said Ralston. This will help us know what to do better and different as a destination. Ultimately, what we are introducing into the new welcome center is value to the traveler mixing online with offline. Ralston has 19 years of experience in the technology and digital industry, focusing his career on creating impactful products in order to redefine brand experiences. His industry-wide background in commerce solution, sales, social and digital strategy also equipped him to work with some of the biggest brands in travel, hospitality and retail commerce. We are very excited about this project, as it is unlike anything you have ever seen, said Lai. The September business luncheon will be held on Tuesday, September 11 at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa with guest speaker Jeff Mielke of Lee County Sports Development. It will be sponsored by the Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club. Doug Ralston and John Lai photo providedNew Technology Coming To Chamber Welcome Center Shell Point To Host Classes On History Of IranThe Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point Retirement Community invites the Southwest Florida community to attend its September Academy classes, which will feature informative discussions on some of the worlds oldest continuous civilizations and archaeological history. Florida SouthWestern State College professor Adrian Kerr will present. The first two-part series, entitled Iran: Its History and Today, will take place on Tuesday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 18, both at 4:30 p.m. Tracing some of the worlds oldest settlements dating back to 4000 BC, the first session will introduce the IndoEuropeans and uncover the rise and fall of the nation of Iran. The second session will discuss how the Islamic conquest of AD 650 was a turning point in Iranian history. Kerr will conclude this two-part discussion with a look at recent times and the major shift in Iranian leadership. A second two-part series, entitled The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, will be offered from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25 and Thursday, September 27. During this dual discussion, Kerr will investigate the wonders and its creators, historical and archaeological evidence, and will also share illustrations from his own personal encounters. Tickets to attend each session are $10, and can be purchased by calling 489-8472. To learn more, visit www. shellpoint.org.

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201834 Regular readers of this column are somewhat familiar with my family as I write about them often. As you read this, I will have just returned from dropping our youngest (of three) daughters off for her freshman year at Elon University. Yes, Patti and I are officially empty nesters. I write this with a lump in my throat. Five years ago, we embraced our eldest daughter, Gabrielle, as we moved her into her dorm at Brandeis University outside of Boston. Today, Gabi, having earned bachelors and masters degrees, now works full time in New York City. Three years ago, during a steamy August afternoon in Gainesville, I schlepped clothes, lamps, linens and supplies into the Broward Hall dormitory at my alma mater, the University of Florida, as our middle daughter, Courtney, began her collegiate studies. Shes now a senior, who will graduate this May, and then plans to further her studies towards earning a doctorate in physical therapy. And now its Madisons turn. Our youngest. Shes a spitfire, in a good sense, and I know will do just fine at Elon. Im not at all worried about her adjustment to college life. She, like her sisters, for several years attended summer sleepaway camp for a month while growing up. Last summer, she completed an overseas Spanish immersion study program outside Madrid. Being away from home for extended periods of time is nothing new to my daughters, and theyve never shied away from it. In fact, I believe they enjoyed having a little time away from their mom and dad. In a way, it made us all appreciate one another a little bit more when were together. No, Im not worried about Madi. Its me Im worried about. With each daughters departure, I felt as if a little piece of my heart left with them. Patti and I hoped to raise and are very proud that we did raise three alert, smart, kind, confident and independent daughters. The price one pays, however, for such success, includes children who arent afraid to venture far from home. Children whod rather intern in some far away city over the summer break. Children who will likely settle (as one already has settled) nowhere near the sleepy resort community where they grew up. When our daughters were toddlers, we commonly heard the refrain, Enjoy them now, as they grow up fast! When youre in the middle of raising kids, putting up with bouts of strep throat, late nights of homework, scraped elbows, disappointments with friends, and the many other things that go along with that adventure, it seems like childhood will last forever. Except, as I drive with my daughter in her Honda from here to North Carolina, I cant believe that were at this crossroads. Wasnt I recently complaining about the cost of her dance recital dress? That was 11 years ago now? Really?! Intellectually, I know that this is the result we were after. I also understand that there are many good times ahead of us. We have more college graduations to attend, careers to launch and weddings to throw. Our oldest daughter, Gabi, has been in a serious relationship for quite a while, for example. Will this guy be the one? I hope so. I like him. But then, one thing Ive learned raising three daughters is to keep a healthy distance from matters of the heart. Thats something they must work out for themselves. Many of my clients tell me that grandparenthood is even better than parenthood. Im sure that there will be many benefits and Im looking forward to seeing the next generation come into being. Although, frankly, Im not anxious for that either. Not yet, at least. No, for now I celebrate triumphs and new beginnings. But I also mourn a loss. My young family has disappeared. Its morphed into something else. Something greater. Even so, I still see, in my minds eye, the face of my little girl in pigtails, even though thats not really the person who attends her first college lecture in a matter of days. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerEmpty Nestby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA www.SanibelPlumbingCompany.com Sanibel Plumbing24/7 Service Remodel New Construction 239.472.11012244 Periwinkle Way Suite 13 Sanibel, FL 33957 Lic. #CFC1429575 www.SanCapElectricalCompany.com SanCap ElectricalService Remodel New Construction 239.472.18412244 Periwinkle Way Suite 13 Sanibel, FL 33957 Lic. #EC13006430 Thomas R. Louwers, MST Tax Consulting & Accounting ServicesServing the Islands since 1978 has Affiliated withBriersCPA, P. A.Certified Public AccountantsAuditing, Bookkeeping, Tax & Consulting Services1619 Periwinkle Way, Suite 102, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 (239) 472-5152 Phone: (239)489.0442 Email: gregwegz@earthlink.net 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 Residents Create Running Clubby Jeff LysiakOne of the ways Eva and Evan George, who moved to Sanibel only five weeks ago, decided they would become better acquainted with their new community was to find something in common with them. The Georges, formerly of Gainesville, are both competitive runners, so it seemed natural to them that they would join one of the local running clubs. However, there was one problem. Sanibel doesnt have a running club. We called the Sanibel Health Club and asked them about joining one of the islands running clubs, but they told us there wasnt anything like that here, said Eva. So, since we both run, we decided that wed create our own club. Open to amateur, novice and advanced runners of all ages, the Georges are hoping that their newly created group will attract people who are looking to run together as a group on a weekly basis. Wed like the club to be rather easy-going, with runners whod like to push themselves a little bit, explained Eva. Wed like to help people set their own personal goals and try to help them reach those goals. Eva, who works as a pathologist at a Fort Myers dermatologist, and Evan, an immigration lawyer, have been running competitively for years. After starting her running career on her high school track and cross country teams, Eva moved to New York while in college and recalls running through Central Park in Manhattan. The couple has also taken part in half-marathons in the United States and in both Iceland and Scotland. I feel like Ive been running my entire life, said Eva. Now that were on Sanibel, wed like to meet some people who are interested in running, too. Wed also like to see the club grow, continued on page 35

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35 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 submitted by Sue DenhamMembers of the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva made the long trip recently to Yokohama, Japan to attend the 64th Zonta International (ZI) Convention. All are standouts, not just for their success with the local club, but also for contributions on a stage that ranges from local to regional to international. The event is held every two years and attracts thousands of Zontians from all over the world, joining together for education, inspiration, sharing of ideas and conducting Zonta business. The local club, one of more than 1,200 worldwide, received recognition in Yokohama in several areas, and members contributed expertise, both before and during the event. Linda Robison, San-Cap member, was installed as incoming governor of District 11, which comprises more than 40 clubs in the southeastern United States including Florida and the Caribbean; she also chaired the District 11 meeting at the convention. San-Cap member and former District 11 governor Karen Pati served as convention protocol chair, and at the last minute, stepped in to organize the traditional flag ceremony, which opens the convention and honors each of the 66 countries worldwide that currently have a Zonta club. Aided by Linda Robison and San-Cap member Nancy Dreher, she pulled off a successful event. Zonta San-Cap was also among 19 clubs recognized for increasing membership, largely due to successfully launching a new Zonta club in Cape Coral, headed by Nancy Dreher, immediate past president of the local club and now Area 6 director. And during a special reception hosted by the Zonta International Foundation, Sanibel-Captiva also received recognition for its financial contributions to ZI projects. Karen Pati commented, We were very proud to be one of the top 15 clubs in the world for our foundation giving. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Sanibel community, businesses and individuals who helped us raise the funds that will support the important global initiatives of Zonta International. A signature ZI project, for example, is a program to reduce early marriage and early pregnancy a form of gender-based violence in Niger, for which ZI has committed $1 million. Niger has the worlds highest child marriage rate with 77 percent of girls married by age 18, and 30 percent by age 15. Local Zontians are now busy planning the annual District 11 annual conference, to be held September 28 to 30 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort, bringing to the area Zonta members from as far away as Tennessee and Alabama. Also, planning is under way for the 18th annual Peek at the Unique, which will raise funds to support Zonta International and for grant awards to local nonprofits whose programs serve women and girls. The next Peek is set for Saturday, March 16. For more on Zonta, visit www.zontasancap. com. At the international convention in Yokohama, Japan: Zontians, from left, Linda Robison from Sanibel; Jackie Beaudry, chair of the Centennial Anniversary Endowment Campaign; outgoing Zonta International President Sonja Schough; and Nancy Dreher and Karen Pati from Sanibel photo provided Zontians Make A Splash At International Convention From page 34Running Clubadded Evan. There are so many people weve met on the island who are very active. This club could be a great thing for the community.Looking to organize their first group run in early September, the couple noted that their runs will be held each Friday morning at 8 a.m., starting from the parking lot of the Sanibel Recreation Center, located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Some of the routes being considered are a local six-mile loop (down Sanibel-Captiva Road to Rabbit Road, along West Gulf Drive to Tarpon Bay Road, then back up Sanibel-Captiva Road) or a back-and-forth to Captiva along Sanibel-Captiva Road. Well let our members determine the workouts, the routes and the pace, said Eva. We want it to be flexible, based upon the groups wants and needs as runners. We hope itll be a great way to meet people on the island, have fun and be outside, added Evan. We have three kids who love running; its a wonderful activity the whole family can enjoy. For more information, call the Sanibel Recreation Center at 472-0345.

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Sports Shorts: Miracle Baseball, Red Sox, Senator McCain And Moreby Ed FrankThis week its a week of sports shorts rather than concentrating on one specific subject. We will begin with one local team: Fort Myers Miracle Although stumbling this past week losing four of six games, the Miracle began the week just 1 games behind first-place Charlotte in the Florida State League South Division with seven games to play all home games. Should the Miracle win the division title in this last week of the regular season, they would face the Palm Beach Cardinals, winners of the seasons first-half in the first round of postseason play. The final seven games began Monday with a four-game series against Bradenton, all with 7 p.m. starts. And the regular season concludes this weekend with three against Clearwater. Tonight, Fridays game, has the first pitch at 7 p.m. followed by Saturdays game at 6 p.m. and the Sunday finale at 12 noon. Regardless of the outcome in this final week of the season, the Miracle played much better baseball in the second half compared to the seasons first-half when the team recorded a 28-40 record, finishing in fifth place in the division. It was a first good season for rookie Miracle manager Ramon Borrego. Boston Red Sox After writing last week that the Red Sox had an outside chance to make baseball history by winning more than 116 games this season, Boston went into a big slump and were swept by Tampa Bay to see their lead over the New York Yankees shrink to six games in the American League Eastern Division. The BoSox were 4-6 in the last 10 games as the week began, and any chance of breaking that 116-win record appeared slim at best. Late Senator McCain And NBA Rookie Lauri Markkanen We know that the late Senator John McCain touched the lives of many over his long illustrious career, and one of those is Chicago Bulls rookie Laurie Markkanen. When the talented Markkanen was having visa problems during his one year of college basketball at the University of Arizona, McCain stepped in to help the youngster. I will be forever grateful for you helping me, a kid from Finland, get a visa to live out my dream of playing basketball in the States, Markkanen tweeted upon the Senators passing. Was Urban Meyers Three-Game Suspension Adequate Or Just A Slap On The Wrist? It undoubtedly will be debated for weeks and months to come, but there are wideranging opinions whether the three-game suspension for former University of Florida football coach was adequate. As has been documented, Meyer failed to notify school officials at both Florida and Ohio State of domestic abuse allegations by one of his assistant coaches, Zach Smith, against his ex-wife. The three-game penalty was handed down by Ohio State after a quick two-week investigation. Many feel his illustrious record at both schools, two national championships at Florida and one at Ohio State, may have been a factor in the light penalty. The Season For Firing Baseball Managers With the last month of the regular season upon us, rumors already are flying regarding which managers are on the hot seat. Here are the four managers listed by www.mlb.com as most likely to be axed: Mike Shildt St. Louis. Former Yankee manager Joe Girardi could get the job. Buck Showalter Baltimore. With the worst record in baseball and 52 games behind Boston, what else would you expect. Ned Yost Kansas City. Mike Scioscia Los Angeles Angels. SUN ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201836 SPORTS QUIZ 1. In 2017, Chris Sale became the first Boston Red Sox pitcher to strike out 10 or more batters in 12 games before the All-Star break. Which Boston pitcher did it in 11 games? 2. For six consecutive years (1926-31), Babe Ruth led the American League in home runs. Who broke the streak in 1932? 3. Who holds the NCAA football r ecord for most career receiving yards? 4. New Orleans Anthony Davis set a r ecord in 2017 by scoring 52 points in an NBA All-Star Game. Who had held the mark? 5. The T oronto Maple Leafs last reached the Stanley Cup Finals in 1967. How many times since then have they made the conference finals? 6. In 2018, Carli Lloyd became the sixth American woman to scor e 100 international soccer goals. Name two of the first five. 7. Which trainer holds the r ecord for the most wins at the Kentucky Derby? ANSWERS 1. Pedro Martinez, in 1999. 2. Philadelphias Jimmie Foxx, with 58. Ruth hit 41 home runs that season. 3. Corey Davis of Western Michigan, with 5,278 yards (2013-16). 4. Philadelphias Wilt Chamberlain had 42 points in the All-Star Game in 1962. 5. Four times (1993, and 2002). 6. Abby Wambach, Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly, Michelle Akers and Tiffeny Milbrett. 7. Ben Jones, with six wins. 239.472.0004 Community, Service, Leadership, Expertise, Integrity, Results PRGHomeTeam.com Pfeifer Realty Group Is Your Home Team!Eric PfeiferBroker, Owner Realtors Address Water QualityOver 20 members of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Association of Realtors attended the annual Florida Realtors Convention and Expo August 8 through 10 in Orlando. The convention included continuing education classes, national speakers and some magic to go along with Florida Realtors theme for 2018, Make Magic. Members also spent time in committee meetings on topics such as professional development, land use and water quality. A special meeting was held on water quality that specifically addressed the concerns that island realtor members and realtors throughout the state have with the water releases, red tide and blue-green algae problems plaguing waterways and beaches. In response to this and other meetings and requests by realtors throughout the state, Florida Realtors, which works on behalf of more than 185,000 realtors in Florida, and is represented by 54 local realtor boards, drafted a letter to members of Congress. On August 18, the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Association of Realtors joined with Florida Realtors in signing the letter to lend strong support for HR 8, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. This legislation includes funding authorization for critical pieces of the Central Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), which will help address the bluegreen algae blooms and the contaminating of Floridas waterways and beaches. If the WRDA legislation is brought to the U.S. Senate floor, and ultimately passed, it would assist with the algae crisis by advancing the planning, design and construction of the reservoir project within the Everglades Agricultural Area. Furthermore, this legislation will add treatment and water storage lands for Lake Okeechobee and the surrounding estuaries, as well as expedit the completion of needed projects like the bridging of Tamiami Trail and repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike. The Sanibel and Captiva Islands Association of Realtors has continually supported water quality initiatives. In partnership with Florida Realtors, the association created a campaign in 2008 for clean water with the Ollie the Otter Clean Water Oath. This advertising campaign, developed to help educate the public on how to protect and preserve clean water, has simple reminders including limiting the use of certain lawn fertilizers and rethinking daily habits that could reduce water pollution. The association has continued to share this message over the past 10 years by posting it at state meetings, handing out flyers, and advertising in monthly publications and newspapers. This past May, the association turned its annual golf outing and auction into a fundraiser benefitting the water quality efforts of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation and raised over $14,000 to aid in marine research and public policy. The association also continues to redistribute all of the City of Sanibel Call for Action emails and letters to its members and the public. If you would like more information on what is being done or for a copy of the Clean Water Oath, reach out to a Sanibel-Captiva realtor.

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37 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 Is your Estate Plan providing you COMFORT, CONFIDENCE & CLARITY? Attorneys at Law SHEPPARD, BRETT, STEWART, HERSCH, KINSEY & HILL P.A. 9100 College Pointe Court Fort Myers, FL 33919 Phone 239.425.9383 Fax 239.334.3965 www.sbshlaw.com Craig R. HerschFlorida Bar Board Certied Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney, CPA Will Power Columnist, The Island Sun or a copy of one of our books, visit estateprograms.com For FREE Selecting who should serve as your trustee during your incapacity and, ultimately, after your passing is not as simple as you may think. Learn what characteristics to look for when choosing those who will handle the future of your estate.Craig R. HerschFlorida Bar Board Certi ed Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney, CPA SELECTING YOUR TRUSTEE online resources Lions Hear About Latest In Cancer TreatmentsDr. Michael Cullen, featured speaker at the August 15 Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club dinner meeting, wants everyone to know more about cancer. Getting cancer is a big scary deal, Cullen said, but there are things people should know before they make decisions. The founder and chief executive officer of Sun BioPharma, Inc., Cullen is an expert on some of the latest cancer drug therapies and cutting-edge clinical trials, in which his company specializes. His talk, entitled Pancreatic Cancer and Clinical Trials: Information for Patients and Families, served as a primer for the journey through cancer treatment and provided important information on the advantages of clinical trials. If you get a new diagnosis and start standard treatment, clinical trials for new drug therapies may not be available to you, Cullen said. Standard treatment is fine for many cancers. But for pancreatic cancer, it is less amenable. Cullen cited statistics for success rates of a variety of cancers. The fiveyear survival rate for women with breast cancer is now almost 99 percent, he said, and lung cancer survival, which used to be in the single digits, is now up to 18 percent. Pancreatic cancer is the reason I am not spending my retirement years fishing, Cullen said. Its survival rate is only eight percent. Sun BioPharma has just opened a study of its lead drug compound, which is designed for patients with previously untreated metastatic pancreatic cancer. Such new trials as this one are critical, because the incidence of pancreatic cancer is going up steadily. Smoking, drinking, genetics and diabetes are all contributors, Cullen said, adding, its just going the wrong way. Pointing to the famous case of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Cullen asserted that pancreatic cancer can be successfully treated surgically, but not medically. Ginsberg had been diagnosed with colon cancer. Pancreatic cancer was found, incidentally, during her follow-up testing for colon cancer. The pancreatic tumor that they found was still in early stages, so surgery provided the cure, he said. If she hadnt had colon cancer, she would have died from pancreatic cancer. The bottom line, Cullen said, is that standard treatments for some cancers are very effective, but for pancreatic cancer, my top recommendation for patients is a clinical trial. Even though a cancer diagnosis is shocking, Cullen said, it is the time to search for your options. Perhaps a clinical trial is just the thing for you. For more information, Cullen offered some resources, which include www.clinicaltrials.gov, www. cancer.net and www.pancan.org. He also recommended the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, and the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. The next Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club dinner meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Community House. The guest speaker will be Jan Manarite, executive vice president of Prostate Cancer International. For more information about the club, visit www.sanibelcaptivalions.org. Lions Club President Bob Kern, far right, introducing Dr. Michael Cullen photo provided Doctor and DieticianJoint Instability And Chronic Painby Ross Hauser, MD and Marion Hauser, MS, RDEvery day people come into our office wracked with chronic joint pain that did not respond to traditional treatments like cortisone injections and because they want to avoid surgery, or even a second or third surgery. Chronic pain continues until the root cause is eliminated. What do we see as the root cause of most joint pain? Joint instability! Most patients are not even aware that they have it and are shocked to find out. Sometimes I will quiz patients about what they think caused their pain. They usually blame an MRI finding, like a bulging disc or bone spur. That is incorrect. As a physician and educator, I want to help patients understand how and why their conditions developed. With the average attention span dwindling, I realize my window to teach patients is small. Not everyone finds joint instability as fascinating as my team does, but that is why patients seek our help because weve done all the homework. Joint instability occurs due to damaged or weakened ligaments whose job is to stabilize our joints, including the vertebrae. Ligaments connect bone to bone and should be tight and strong to allow surrounding muscles to move the joint. When ligaments are loose, damaged, or weak, abnormal forces are transmitted through the joint. As the unstable joint is used during daily activities or athletics, abnormal forces progress into destructive joint motion. This progressive disorder eventually begins to kill cartilage cells, allows discs to bulge, pinches nerves, causes bone spurs and other degenerative changes that are eventually seen on X-ray and MRI. Joint instability can be diagnosed by ultrasound and physical exam. To alleviate the root cause of joint instability, and the resulting chronic pain conditions, ligaments must be repaired. Regenerative injection treatments, like prolotherapy, are the treatment of choice for curative ligament repair. 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.

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201838 Give Back Wednesday At MatzalunaCommunity Housing and Resources (CHR) held its latest Give Back Wednesday (#GBW) fundraiser at Matzaluna on August 22. The event drew a large crowd of supporters who enjoyed an evening of great food and camaraderie. Melissa Rice, executive director of CHR, thanks everyone who came out to support CHR, and to Matzaluna for being part of the #GBW, where a portion of the nights proceeds will be donated to CHR. The next event will be held on September 5 at Thistle Lodge. From left, Melissa Rice, Christina Zeller, Melanie Congress, City of Sanibel Councilwoman Holly Smith, Doreen Ruane and Diane Silhavy photos provided MaryAnn Bell and Charles Manzella Morton and Jill Kanner From left, John and Jane Henshaw with Sandy and Roger Grogman Cassandra and Alex Werner with their children, Liliana and Benjamin, and Karen Storjohann From left, David Muench, Leslie Adams and Linda and Tom Uhler From left, Diane Weir, David Klemt and Steve and Jackie Royka From left, Diana Taylor, Leslie Adams, Patty Zimmer, Jayne Lumley, Calli Johnson, Jackie Royka, Diane Cortese, Diane Weir, Barb Marti, Alan Marti and Greg Cortese From left, Paul Johnson, Karen Bell, Tim Schladand, Dan Schuyler, John Bell, Sharon Schuyler and Meredith Bell

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SUN deaRPharmacistWays To Reduce Dangerous Homocysteineby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Readers:Most of you understand that homocysteine is a toxin that, when elevated, increases your risk for heart attack and stroke. This is well-documented, but what is shocking is how dangerous a neurotoxin this compound is. It has been implicated as a contributing factor in neurological and psychiatric disorders such as major depressive disorder, aggression, schizophrenia, bipolar, psychosis, Alzheimers disease and Parkinsons disease. The other shocking surprise is that homocysteine can increase in your blood stream if you have mild kidney disease. Your first clue to this might be unexplained itching, or mild swelling in your feet after a shower or prolonged sitting. Excessive homocysteine can destroy your life and cause you to get diagnosed with multiple conditions that require expensive medications. If youd like the extended article Ive written, Ill send it via email if you sign up for my free newsletter. Now, here are some ways to reduce homocysteine: Minimize Meat Methionine is the primary building block for homocysteine, so one quick way to reduce the formation of homocysteine, is to cut back on red meat which is high in methionine. Just think of it as meat-thionine and reduce intake for a few weeks. B Complex Vitamins These include B6, B12 and B9 (methyl folate). This is whats needed to break down homocysteine. It works for some people, but it triggers other people causing them to over-methylate. Its not my favorite approach because its very hard to find the perfect ratios of each B vitamin (which is different for everyone). I prefer throwing a wet blanket on top of the fire so continue reading. Bifidobacterium Intestinal flora that has healthy amounts of Bifidobacterium longum can help reduce homocysteine. It works because the probiotic goes on to produce folate in the gut, and folate is needed to break down the homocysteine. Prunes In last years issue of Food and Chemical Toxicology, researchers noted that homocysteine responded to antioxidant compounds found in prune extract. Granted, this was not a human study, but still the prune extract was given by injection, and it significantly decreased homocysteine levels. We can joke about it all day long, but you need to know that the prunes have a beneficial effect on homocysteine. Pomegranate Powder Brand new research in Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy was published in June 2018 and showed how punicalagin from pomegranates can protect neuronal DNA in the brain of rodents with high homocysteine. Drinking pomegranate juice might help humans, its certainly not going to hurt. Even better, you can buy a concentrated pomegranate powder in a bag and just mix some in water each day. Catalase High homocysteine is associated with a reduction in catalase enzyme activity all over the body. So if your homocysteine is high, your peroxide is too. Catalase is the liver enzyme humans make, and its required to break down peroxide and turn it into water and oxygen. There are supplements of Catalase available online. 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. 39 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: Are there any studies of digital toxicity and overuse? My husband never gets off the computer except to sleep for a few hours. I have told him this is very unhealthy but he wont listen.A: I believe our culture is starting to become aware of the overuse and toxicity of technology, and there will be more studies in the coming future. We are a culture that feels compelled to stay connected in our 24/7 plugged in state. Dont get me wrong, technology is good in many ways, however, between social media, phones, laptops, ipads, etc., we are consuming much more time with devices than we are with our loved ones and friends. I am concerned with our youth and the fact that we may have lost our humanness. Many of us have work that demands we are glued to technology. Lets take Facebook for example; every time you get a like on a post, you get a hit of dopamine, a neurochemical released in the pleasure center of the brain. Its time we all learn to set healthy boundaries with ourselves and others. We need to educate ourselves on the hazards of using too much digital tech. Consequences of overuse can result in carpel tunnel syndrome and tech neck. Many of our children are already becoming sedentary because they are sitting and playing video games! What happened to the outdoor days of riding bikes and climbing trees? So how do those overusers break free? For some users, it may take going away for a week to a retreat center and totally unplug. It would be best where there is no WiFi or cell phones. Remember the day of the land line? If you have an emergency, there will be a mode of communication. If that seems beyond stressful to you and you have the sweats just thinking about it, then you need it the most! Or simply do an activity for a day that frees you up from taking a phone. It will also improve your eyesight and even sleep for we are a nation of insomniacs. There is also something called limbic resonance, which can only happen between face-to-face communication. Using your senses around another person releases neurochemicals in the limbic area of the brain, the area having to do with emotions and is necessary for emotional and physical well-being. Start by setting aside your digital devices for one hour each day and see if you can increase this each week. Be here, present, for the things you enjoy in your life. Listen when someone is talking to you and give your full attention to all of those around you. Learn to enjoy activities wholeheartedly without your devices around. 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 drconstanceclancy@gmail.com or visit www.drconstanceclancy.com. Overeaters AnonymousIf food is a problem for you, Overeaters Anonymous can help. Meetings are held in Room 132 at Sanibel Community Church on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. and on Fridays at 9 a.m. For more meeting information, visit www.southwestfloa.org. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way.

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201840 Emergency . ................................................. 911 Sanibel Police . .......................................... 472-3111 Lee County Sheriffs Office . ............................... 477-1200 On Call Captiva Deputy .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477-1000 Fire Department Sanibel . ................................. 472-5525 Fire Department Captiva . ................................ 472-9494 Florida Marine Patrol . ..................................... 332-6966 Florida Highwa y Patrol . ................................... 278-7100 Poison Control . ..................................... 1-800-282-3171 Chamber of Commerce . ................................... 472-1080 City of Sanibel . .......................................... 472-4135 Administrative Office . .................................... 472-3700 Building Department . ..................................... 472-4555 Planning Department . .................................... 472-4136 Library Sanibel . ........................................ 472-2483 Library Captiva . .................................... 239-533-4890 P ost Office Sanibel . .................................... 472-1573 Post Office Sanibel (toll free) . ......................... 800-275-8777 P ost Office Captiva . ..................................... 472-1674 Sanibel Community Association . ........................... 472-2155 Center 4 Lif e Senior Center . .............................. 472-5743 ARTS Arcade Theater . .......................................... 332-4488 Art League Of Fort Myers . ................................. 275-3970 BIG ARTS Barrier Island Group for the Arts . ................ 395-0900 Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre . ............................ 278-4422 Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288-2535 Gulf Coast Symphon y . .................................... 277-1700 Lee County Alliance f or the Arts . ........................... 939-2787 Naples Philharmonic . ..................................... 597-1111 The Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater . ..................... 472-6862 Sanibel Music Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 36-7999 Sanibel-Captiva Art League . .......................... sancapart . com SW Florida Symphony . ................................... 418-0996 Symphonic Chorale of SW Florida . ......................... 560-5695 CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS ABWA American Business Womens Assoc . .. http://abwasanibelcaptiva . org American Legion Post 123 . ................................ 472-9979 Angel Flight SE . ................................. 1-877-4AN-ANGEL Audubon Society . ........................................ 472-3744 CHR Community Housing & Resources . ..................... 472-1189 Community Foundation of Sanibel-Captiva . .................. 274-5900 COTI Committee of the Islands . ........................ coti@coti . org CROW Clinic For The Rehabilitation of Wildlife . .............. 472-3644 Democratic Club of the Islands . ........... 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OF SANCAP 24-hr ser vice . ........................... 472-0404 Sanibel Island Fishing Club . ............................... 472-8994 Horticultural Society of the Islands . ......................... 472-6940 Horticulture and Tea Society of Sanibel and Captiva . .......... 472-8334 Kiwanis Club . ........................................... 677-7299 League of Women Voters . .................... sanibelLWV@gmail . com Lions Club, Jeff MacDonald . ........................... 302-521-1158 Master Gar deners of the Islands . ........................... 472-6940 MOAA Military Officers Assc . of America, Alex MacKenzie . .... 395-9232 Newcomers . ............................................ 472-9332 Notre Dame Club of Southwest Florida . ..................... 768-0417 Optimist Club . ...........................................472-0836PAWS . ................................................. 472-4823 Rotary Club . ................................. 472-7257 or 472-0141 Sanibel Bike Club . ........................... sanibelbic ycleclub . org Sanibel Beautification Inc . . ................................ 470-2866 Sanibel-Captiva Orchid Society . ............................ 472-6940 Sanibel-Captiv a Power Squadron . ...... www .. usps . org/localusps/sancap Sanibel-Captiva Republican Caucus . ........................ 395-1202 Sanibel-Captiv a Shell Club . .... facebook . com/sancapshellclub 267-7291 Sanibel Youth Soccer .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www .. sanibelsoccer .. org . .. 395-2040 United Way of Lee County . ................................ 433-2000 United Way 211 Helpline 24 hour . ..................... 211 or 433-3900 Zonta Club . ............................................. 728-1971 ISLAND ATTRACTIONS Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum . .................... 395-2233 JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge . .................. 472-1100 Sanibel Historical Museum & Village . ....................... 472-4648 SCCF Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation . ............... 472-2329CALLING CARD 239-395-1213 NEWSPAPER Sanibel & Captiva Islands To be listed in calling card email your information to: press@islandsunnews.com PETS OF THE WEEKphotos provided Haven on Earth Animal LeagueCharlie Brown And PaigeHi! Im Charlie Brown. I am a handsome, 4-year-old male tabby with a very sweet personality. I am looking for a quiet home with someone who wants to give me lots of affection. Im currently living with a foster family. I have been fully vetted and brought up to date on all vaccines. My adoption fee is $75. Hello, Im Paige. I am a beautiful, calico female kitty, not even 2 years old. I am very affectionate, and I even get along with friendly dogs. I have been fully vetted and brought up to date on all vaccines. I tested positive for FIV, but Im told that I can still live a long, happy life once I find my forever home. I am currently staying with a foster mom and am not real crazy about the other cats in the house, so I would like to be an only cat. My adoption fee is $75. We are being cared for by Haven on Earth Animal League. For more information, call Diane at 860-833-4472 or email havenonearthanimalleague@yahoo.com. Charlie Brown Paige Lee County Domestic Animal ServicesHansen And Tommy Boy Single, handsome and debonair, Hansen is a 3-year-old male pit bull who seeks a loving and lifetime companion to share long walks on the beach and Netflix and chill at the end of a long day. As you can see he takes great pictures as well. He is available to meet you Monday through Saturday. His adoption fee is $75. Tommy Boy is a 4-year-old male domestic short hair who is a striking young man that can be very inquisitive. He loves attention which makes him a very lovable cat to be around. He will take long cozy cat naps with you from sun up to sun down. If you are looking for a new house pet, he is perfect and will stay right by your side. Tommy Boy is your typical lover, not a fighter. He enjoys roaming around our cat room and watching the younger kittens play. He would enjoy being in a home where he could live with another feline friend. If you do not already have one LCDAS cat, adoptions are always BOGO! His adoption fee is $10. Our cats and kittens are 2-for-1; adopt one and you can take home a feline friend at no additional charge. The adoption package includes spay or neuter, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations, county license and a 10-day health guarantee. This is a $500 package. Our team of volunteers and staff are waiting to introduce your new family member to you. Just stop by our adoption center 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers. Visit www.leelostpets.com to see pets available for adoption. Check the website to be sure pets are still available. The shelter is open to the public Monday through Saturday at 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers. Adoptions are available 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For information, visit Lee County Domestic Animal Services at www.leegov.com/animalservices or call 533-7387. Hansen ID# A748578 Tommy Boy ID# A749904 PAWS Of SanibelMatilda And SashaHi, my name is Matilda. My foster mom calls me Tilly for short. Im about a year old and was found in the area of East Lake Road, off Casa Ybel. Some kind people took me in. The lady from PAWS took me over to Coral Veterinary Clinic in Fort Myers to have them look me over. I have been combo-tested (negative), had FVRCP and rabies immunizations, was treated for fleas and will be spayed the first week in September. I did not have a microchip. PAWS was not able to find my people, and I am now available for adoption. My foster mom loves cuddling with me. She says Im such a sweet girl and someone will be very lucky to have me. If you are able to give me love and a new forever home, call Pam at PAWS at 472-4823. Hello, Im Sasha. I was picked up on Airport Road off Casa Ybel by the Sanibel Police after a call from a local resident. I am approximately 1 to 2 years old, have no microchip and am a tan/black tabby. It appears I am not yet spayed. I am very sweet and gentle. I just found out that I am going to a foster home. I will be so happy to get out of the cage at Coral Veterinary Clinic. I am such a sweetheart that the staff at Coral Vet moved me into the surgical area where they spent a lot of time. They loved holding me and loving me in their free time. My combo test for FIV/ FeLV/Heartworms was negative. I have been given immunizations for FVRCP, FeLV, rabies, and given a heartworm and flea preventive. I will likely be spayed the first week in September. Please consider giving me a forever home. If youre interested in adopting me, call Pam at PAWS at 472-4823. Sasha Matilda photos provided

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PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY answer on page 47 SUDOKUTo play Sudoku: Complete the grid so that every row, column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 through 9 (the same number cannot appear more than once in a row, column or 3x3 box.) There is no guessing and no math involved, just logic.answer on page 45ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201842 FIND AT LEaAST S SIX D DIffFFERENCES BETWEEN PaANElLS PAINTING Residential & Commercial Painting COLOR SCHEMES on request fromSanibel Home FurnishingsPower Washing Wallpaper Hanging Faux Finishing Free Estimates Interior & Exterior Dependable Reliable Licensed & InsuredLic #S3-11944 With your contract a donation to your favorite charity will be made. 395-3928 Cell: 841-4302POOL SERVICE & REPAIR 239-699-627924/7 emergency repair service. Free estimates for weekly service and repairs! Deep-EndPool Service25 years experience License # CPC1457386 Pool Heater Specialist Sales Service & Installation of All Brands FREE EstimatesTREE & LAWN CARE Locally Family Owned & Operatedwww.enviromow.net / enviromow@outlook.comLicensed & InsuredComplete Landscaping Services Weekly Lawn Service Mulch & Sod Installation Property Clean up Tree Trimming & Pruning Landscape Design and Installation239-896-6789 New Client SpecialMust Present Coupon at First Appointment 10% OFFMulch Installation or Landscape Project 10% OFFTree Trimming Project

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PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY43 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018WINDOW CLEANING 10831 Sunset Plaza Cir #107 Fort Myers, FL 33908service@islandviewclean.comOfce: 239-313-7930 Cell: 239-292-7033 Fax: 239-267-7855 NEW HOMES, REMODELING & ADDITIONS New Homes Consulting Remodeling Contracting P.O. Box 143 Sanibel Island, FL Phone: 239-472-2601 Fax: 239-472-6506 CONSTRUCTION Custom Home Building|Remodels Design Service Available Sanibel Owned & Operated 239-472-6711 Lic. #CBC058789Lic. #CBC058788 MILLS BROTHERS BUILDING CONTRACTORS TRAVEL BUILDING AND DESIGN ELECTRICAL www.SanCapElectricalCompany.com2244 Periwinkle Way Suite 13 Sanibel FL 33957239.472.1841Lic. #EC13006430Sales Service Panel Changes Ceiling Fans Testing Troubleshooting Remodels New ConstructionGLASS 2416 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Phone: (239) 472-0032 Fax: (239) 472-0680Insured Licensed# S2-11975 Stevens & Sons GlassReplacement Impact Windows & Sliding Doors, Mirrors, Tub & Shower Enclosures, Store Fronts, Porch Enclosures, French Doors, Plate Glass Specialists in impact condo complex replacement PLUMBER Plumbing repairs Sewer and drain cleaning Water heaters Back ow Sewer camera inspection and repair239-395-2689Sanibel owned and operated Lic S1-18245BUILDING & REMODELING PROFESSIONAL BUILDING & REMODELINGYour Assurance Of Quality SEE OUR WEBs S ITE www.DevereauxHomes.comClick On oO UR woWO RK Call For Consult 239-945-1002 CONTRACTOR Bathrooms Kitchens Lanai Enclosures Windows Screen Rooms Decks Railings Safety Tubs Doors Add a Room or Garage Outdoor Kitchens Storm Shutters and Much More $500. OFF WITH AD cbc1261010239-936-0836Family owned, 40 Years Local Surfside Home Improvements Aluminum & Remodeling CONSTRUCTION Guaranteed Best Price Replacement Impact Windows E xterior Stairs & Decks Repair/Replace Redesign K itchens & Bathrooms R emodeling & Additions N ew Construction C rown Moldings & Trim S torm Shutters G reat Prices & Great Service Sanibel Family Owned & Operated Patrick & JoAnne Ulrich239-896-7116 ulrichbuilding@gmail.com #CRC1331575 Ulrich Building Company

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PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORYISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201844 MEDICAL SERVICES DR. ROBERT FISHERCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN 239-470-2066 robertfisherdc@gmail.com P.O. Box 1090 Captiva, FL 33924LANDSCAPE Bonnys Blooming Gardens239 822-1939For all your landscaping needsLandscape Design and Installation Beautiful Palms and Tropicals Landscape and Lawn Maintenance Tree Trimming ServicesMulch Application Property Clean up & more!INTERIOR DESIGN O 239.312.8800 I C 239.222.0148 Flexible Studio Hours Through Summer DESIGN@BRIDGETINTERIORS.COM WWW.BRIDGETINTERIORS.COM 1633 PERIWINKLE WAY SUITE C SANIBEL FL 33957 Bridget VandenburghINTERIORS, INC. President Allied A.S.I.D.CUSTOM HOME BUILDER We do it all from repairing a door to adding a 2nd FloorNew Construction TooP. O. Box 922 Sanibel, FL 33957 Fax (239) 472-8449DeCorte FourCustom Home Builders, Inc. Ron DeCorte #CBC058483 Ph (239) 472-8446 DeCorteFour.comPLUMBING www.SanibelPlumbingCompany.comSales Service Water Heaters Backows Drains Sewers Remodel New Construction2244 Periwinkle Way Suite 13 Sanibel FL 33957239.472.1101Lic. #CFC1429575TREE TRIMMING, ARBORIST Licensed, insured, workers compensation Arbor Specialist Since 1995 Tree Trimming Tree Removal Stump Grinding239-910-3256info@treewest@gmail.comwww.treewestorida.comP.O. Box 564, Sanibel, FL 33957Tell A Friend CONSTRUCTION/REMODELING TELEVISION ELECTRICAL 204-B Waldo Avenue, Lehigh Acres, FL 33971generator@jteelectricinc.comBrady J. ReesGenerator and Service ExpertT | 239-368-9511 C | 239-980-1596 Lee, Collier, Hendry, Charlotte, Sarasota CountiesLic.# EC-13002460 SERVICE RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL REMODEL Island Locksmith Serving Sanibel & Captiva Islands Since 1976"Veteran Owned & Operated"2340 Periwinkle Way, J-3 Behind Village Shops 239-472-2394IslandLocksmith@yahoo.comwww.sanibelislandlocksmith.comLOCKSMITH CLEANING SERVICES Jennifer Watson(239) 810-6293 Residential & Commercial Construction Clean Up Interior Windows Home Watch HOME WATCH 239-558-5733 rabbitrdmgt@gmail.com www.RabbitRoadMgt.comRabbit Rd. Home Watch Service Home Watch Service based on Sanibel Island. We are licensed, insured, bonded and members of the National Home Watch Association. DESIGN AND REMODELING ARTISTIC INTERIORS INC. CALL CHRIS BORING @239-989-6122BORINGDESIGNSO6 @EMBARQMAIL.COMLic#RG291 103860, SI 16371DESIGNING AND REMODELINGFROM CONCEPT TO COMPLETIONQUALITY REMODELING AND SERVICEWE DONT JUST DO REMODELING, WE CREATE ARTWORKBRICK PAVERS Lee County Lic. # IP06-00664 Sanibel Lic. # S3-14729239-560-1199timsmithbrickpavers@gmail.comCOSMETICS Ind. Sr. Sales Director marykay.com/mbutcher 904 Lindgren Blvd., Sanibel, FL 33957 239-395-0978 / 317-509-6014 Maggie Butcher

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SUDOKU KING CROSSWORD SUPER CROSSWORD MAGIC MAZE PUZZLE ANSWERS PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY45 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 NEWSPAPER Sanibel & Captiva IslandsPublished May Through October Mailed to every home and business on Sanibel and Captiva each month D istributed FREE to visitors and tourists at high traffic locations throughout the Islands Sun Dollars Coupon BooksFor More Information Call 395-1213 COME VISIT US! HOURS www.WEBSITE.com239.555.55551234 Address Sanibel Island Valid for this offer. Not to be combined with any other offers. One coupon per customer Expires 00/00/18YOUR GOES HEREOFFER COMPANYCOMPANYNAME(Double Sided Coupon) Would you like your business card in every home and business on Sanibel & Captiva every week ?239-395-1213INTERIOR DESIGN 2330 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 (239) 395-2525 Fax (239) 395-2373 www.beachfloordecor.comVerticals Mini Blinds Draperies Wallpaper Furniture Ceramic Wood Appliances Interior Painting Custom Cabinets Upholstery Kitchen & Bath RemodelingDesign CenterPam Ruth V.P. Interior DesignIMPACT WINDOWS & DOORS/GLASS Phone: 239-267-5858 Fax: 239-267-7855www.windowsplusllc.com10831 Sunset Plaza Circle, Unit 107 Fort Myers, FL 33908 Lic. SCC 131151273 SWFL Window and Door SpecialistWindows PlusGENERAL CONTRACTOR N C R CGC1517615www.dbrowngc.com239-593-1998 A BBB Accredited Business with an +A Rating FISHING CHARTERLight Tackle Sport Fishing Tarpon Snook Redsh & More CAPT. MAT T MI TCHELL USCG Licensed & InsuredC: (239) 340-8651www.captmattmitchell.com email: captmattmitchell@aol.comHOME SERVICES P.O. BoOX 1050 SANIbBEL FLoORIDA 33957WWW.IsSLANDHoOMEsSERVICE.CoOM INfoFO@IsSLANDHoOMEsSERVICE.CoOMp P Ho O NE: (239) 472-5247 C CELL: (239) 229-6366JUERGEN SCHREYEROWNERYYARD SERVICE TREE SERVICE PooOOL SERVICEHHoOME WWAt TCH CCLEANING SERVICE ISLAND HOME SERVICE WINDOW CLEANING Residential-Commercial-New ConstructionLICENSED and INSURED JCCPCLEANING@AOL.COM/jccpwindowcleaning.comJccp Window and Cleaning Service, LLC P.O. BOX 1084, SANIBEL FL 33957 JC Window Cleaning 407-902-7845 Juan Penaloza

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CLASSIFIED CLASSIFIED www.islandsunnews.com PLACE CLASSIFIED ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201846 HELP WANTEDJERRYS FOODS SERVERS & BARISTASPart Time Evening And Weekend Front End Associates Needed. Looking for energetic, personable, and fun individuals, with open availability Monday through Sunday. If interested call and ask for John, Norm Sarah 472-9300. 1700 Periwinkle Way5/6 TFN HANDY-MAN PAINTER LIGHT CARPENTRYSANIBEL MARINA 634 N YACHTSMAN DR SANIBEL 472-27238/17 TFN SERVICES OFFEREDROGER NODRUFF ELECTRIC FPE panel replacement, Landscape Lighting. Generator Sizing, etc, etc, etc. Call or text Roger 239-707-7203 State License #130027884/20 TFN SCARNATO LAWN SERVICELawn Service, Shrubs and Tree Trimming Weeding, Installation of Plants, Trees and Mulch (one month free service available) Joe Scarnato (239) 849-6163 scarnatolawn@aol.com1/25 TFN Complete Landscaping Services & Weekly Lawn Service New Client Special 10% OFF your Mulch Installation, Landscaping Project, or Tree Trimming Project. 239-896-6789 4/13 TFN JC WINDOW CLEANINGResidential-Commercial-New Construction $120 Window Cleaning. Inside And Out. Customers/Free Estimates. JC 407-902-7845-jccpwindowcleaning.com8/17 TFN HELLES CLEANING SERVICESResidential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #0510471/4 TFN REAL ESTATEGARCIA REAL ESTATE AND CONSULTINGRICHARD J. GARCIA, GRI, BROKER239-472-5147garciaonsanibel.com Professional Real Estate Services on Sanibel and Captiva Islands. 30 Year Resident of Sanibel. Licensed in Florida, New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.4/29 TFN COMMERCIAL RENTALWONDERFUL RENTAL IN POPULAR LOCATION ON SANIBEL2 Rooms, Bathroom, Approx. 1,000 sq. feet. Call Judy at 239-851-4073.8/5 TFN COMMERCIAL UNIT FOR RENTEast End of Sanibel in Punta Ybel Plaza. Call Dee at 472-0121, leave a message. 7/13 TFN VACATION RENTAL2427 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 Local: (239) 472-6385 Toll Free: (800) 472-5385 Fax: (239) 472-5858 www. cottages-to-castles.com1/26 TFN Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-72771/4 TFN ANNUAL RENTALCALOOSA SHORES3BR/2B Annual Rental $2,700 month. Furnished, two car garage. Ground level, no stairs, 3 miles from school near Ding Darling. 239-770-5568. Call in evening.8/17 9/7 CLOSE TO BOWMANS BEACH3 BR/2BA, fully furnished and equipped large screened porch, garage. Community pool and tennis. Monthly rental minimum. For more info please email: sblcottage@gmail.com.6/29 9/14 SEASONAL RENTALSANIBEL BEACH COTTAGE NEW JAN. 2019 AVAILABILITY! Old Florida charm with all new updates! Ground-level cottage on private lane, short walk to beach, 2BR/1.5BA, sleeps 6. Fully furnished/equipped, separate exercise room and inside laundry, wooded backyard w/ privacy fence, outside H/C shower. Bikes, beach chairs, umbrellas, beach wagons, towels provided. Pets w/approval. Min one month Nov and Dec. 2018 still available! Contact Chris: 314-406-7058 cgbeckner@ yahoo.com for pictures and price.8/31 9/7 ROOMMATE WANTEDRoommate Wanted: Private BR & Bath. Share w/ 21 yo male & cat. Siesta Pines Ct., Fort Myers. 2 mi to Sanibel causeway. Well maintained. QUIET 12 unit condo complex. MUST be clean. $650 + utils. 203-326-02108/24 8/31 ROOMMATE WANTED ANNUAL RENTALSANIBEL ANNUAL RENTALCanal front home 3 bedrooms, 2 bath pool home in Shell Harbor close access to the beach and causeway on the East End of Sanibel. Perfect location $3,800 per month. Call or text Rose at 239-851-5188.7/27 TFN A+ ANNUAL RENTALS ON SANIBEL!2/1 apt on quiet Main Street. 1,800/mo Dogs okay. 2/2 apt on Sand Pebble. 2,000/mo Dogs okay. Call Bridgit @ 239.728.19208/10 TFN ANNUAL RENTAL ON SANIBEL2 bdrm / 1 bath, East End. 1/2 of Duplex, piling home. Walk to beach. Washer & Dryer in unit, Private sundeck. Includes yard service & pest control. No Smoking / no pets. $1,800. Call Bob 410-913-2234.8/17 TFN ANNUAL RENTAL8/24 TFN472-6747Serving The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975Gulf Beach Properties, Inc. Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Owner SANIBEL Waterfront 3/2+ den, dock, Direct access. $2,950/mo. Gorgeous, Custom home, 3/3.5 F. home, steps to beach, High end everything. $6,000/mo. Ft. Myers: This UF 1/1 condo. pool/ Tennis, 5 min. to causeway. $900/mo. WEBSITE DESIGN DO YOU NEED A NEW WEBSITE? full-service website design. Call Leah at 310-429-8446.8/31 9/21 SERVICES OFFERED BOATS CANOES KAYAKSDOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-58001/4 TFN FICTITIOUS NAMENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage SANFIT TRAINING, located in Lee County, FL, with an address of 17040 Marina Cove Lane, Fort Myers, FL 33908 has registered said name with The Division of Corporations of the Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated the 23rd Day of August, 2018. SANFIT TRAINING LAURA MCGOWAN8/31 8/31 FICTITIOUS NAMEPUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTNarconon reminds families that the opiate problem in the U.S. is continuing to worsen and its more important than ever to know and understand the signs and symptoms of an opiate overdose. To learn more about how to identify the signs and symptoms of opiate abuse, go to: http://www.narconon-suncoast.org/blog/howto-recognize-signs-of-an-opiate-overdose.html ADDICTION SCREENINGS Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1-888-824-16218/31 TFN PUBLIC SERVICE2017 YAMAHA 1800-SB FBGLSS HULL INBRD10 & Trailer Like new. Motor not included. $4,000. 314-581-46458/31 10/5 FOR SALE To advertise in the Island Sun and The River Weekly News Call 395-1213

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Top 10 Real Estate SalesCourtesy of Royal Shell Real Estate 47 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 2018 My Stars FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 3, 2018Aries (March 21 to April 19) A little wool-gathering for the usually productive Lamb is all right if it helps you unwind. But be careful; too much daydreaming can put you behind schedule in your work. Taurus (April 20 to May 20) A work problem is close to being resolved. Now you can go ahead and celebrate the week, accepting invitations from friends who enjoy your company. Gemini (May 21 to June 20) Getting your new plan accepted wont be a major hassle if you have the facts to back it up. Your supporters are also prepared to help you make your case. Good luck. Cancer (June 21 to July 22) Dealing with a pesky job problem might be timeconsuming but necessary. The sooner you get this situation settled, the sooner you can move on to other matters. Leo (July 23 to August 22) Career advancement is favored thanks to your impressive work record. On the personal side, you should soon hear some good news about an ailing family member. Virgo (August 23 to September 22) There might be mixed signals from a certain someone who doesnt seem all that certain about their intentions. Best to sort it all out before it becomes more confusing. Libra (September 23 to October 22) Get all the facts about that investment opportunity before you put even one dollar into it. There could be hidden problems that could prove to be costly. Scorpio (October 23 to November 21) Compromising on a matter you feel strongly about not only ends the impasse, but can be a win-win deal for all. Remember: Scorpios do well with change. Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21) With all the demands you currently have to deal with, accepting the help of family and friends could be the wisest course to take at this time. Capricorn (December 22 to January 19) Recent upsetting incidents might have left you with a big gap in your self-assurance. Refill it by spending time with those who know how worthy you really are. Aquarius (January 20 to February 18) A dispute about money needs to be resolved quickly, before it festers into something more serious. Consider asking an impartial colleague to mediate the matter. Pisces (February 19 to March 20) A soft approach could be more effective than making a loud demand for the information you need. You might even find yourself with more data than you expected. Born This Week: Youre sought out for the wonderful advice youre able to offer to others. And sometimes you even take it yourself. It was American author, journalist and psychoanalysis researcher Judith Viorst who made the following sage observation: Infatuation is when you think that hes as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Connors. Love is when you realize hes as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Connors, as funny as Ralph Nader, as athletic as Henry Kissinger and nothing like Robert Redford -but youll take him anyway. Records show that during the last seven months of Elvis Presleys life, he had 5,300 different medications prescribed for him. Those who study such things say that Labor Day is Americans third most favorite holiday, ranking only after Christmas/ Hanukkah and Memorial Day. Also, a quarter of Americans are expected to travel out of town over the holiday weekend, with the most popular destinations being New York City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Orlando and Chicago. In the TV show Charlies Angels, it was a requirement that each of the stars had eight different outfits for each episode. The country of South Africa has a grand total of 11 official languages. Now that fall is approaching, here are a couple of interesting tidbits for parents: In the United States, the average K-12 student has $688 in back-to-school expenses. For the average college student, that goes up to $970. You may be surprised to learn that the first Caesar salad was actually created in Tijuana, Mexico. For reasons that arent quite clear, in Sweden, its illegal to train a seal to balance a ball on the tip of its nose. The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps. Benjamin Disraeli THOUGHT FOR THE DAY STRANGE BUT TRUE SCRAMBLERS Hortoons Subdivision City Year BuiltSquare Footage Listing Price Selling Price Days On Market Colony Beach Estates Sanibel 1989 3,240 $2,495,000 $2,400,000 131 North Captiva Dunes Captiva 1996 1,705 $1,900,000 $1,100,000 26 Bonita Beach Bonita Springs 2004 3,680 $1,749,000 $1,595,000 26 North Captiva Dunes Captiva 1996 2,634 $1,300,000 $1,100,000 26 Holiday Heights Fort Myers Beach 1996 2,023 $994,800 $910,000 195 Tidewater Island Fort Myers 1997 2,396 $899,000 $847,000 29 Castaway Key Unrecorded Subdivision Captiva 2003 2,388 $899,000 $850,000 26 Corkscrew Shores Estero 2017 2,852 $799,000 $780,000 89 McGregor Isles Fort Myers 2003 2,887 $797,000 $765,000 126 Chapel Ridge Estero 2007 2,714 $792,000 $770,000 154

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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 31, 201848 Labor Day Sidewalk SaleSat. 9/1 to Mon. 9/3 UP TO 50% OFF! P eriwinkle Place Shops Sanibel Island CongressJewelers.com 239-472-4177 SEALIFE FASHION DIAMONDS ESTATE Splash ofColor New Sealife By Congress Enamel Collection 2075 Periwinkle Way 2 miles off Causeway Road on the Left PeriwinklePlace.com Mon-Sat 10-6, Select stores until 8pm; Sun 12-6 Blue Giraffe Restaurant closed for renovation September 1 September 15 At the Islands Number One Shopping Destination Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau casual authentic sportswear since 19832075 Periwinkle Way 239-472-4600 islandpursuit.com www.SanibelDaySpa.com Periwinkle Place Shopping Center239.395.2220 877.695.1588Massage Skincare Hair & Nails MM# 2782 www.SanibelDaySpa.com Periwinkle Place Shopping Center239.395.2220 877.695.1588Massage Skincare Hair & Nails MM# 2782 www.SanibelDaySpa.com Periwinkle Place Shopping Center239.395.2220 877.695.1588Massage Skincare Hair & Nails MM# 2782