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Title: Island sun
Uniform Title: Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.)
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Lorin Visek & Ken Rasi
Place of Publication: Sanibel, Fla
Sanibel, Fla
Publication Date: 08-19-2011
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sanibel (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Sanibel
United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Captiva
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 2, 1993)-
General Note: "Sanibel and Captiva Islands."
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AUGUST SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:02 8:02 7:03 8:01 7:03 8:00 7:04 7:59 7:04 7:59 7:04 7:58 7:05 7:57 VOL. 19, NO. 8 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA AUGUST 19, 2011 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Read Us Online at A Prom For Grown-UpsSo, you missed your high school prom? Or want to relive prom memories? The Sanibel School PTA welcomes all adults in the community, 21 and older, to a Prom Party at The Community House from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 8. Partygoers are welcome to bring a date or go solo. Dress is retro prom formal, formal or Sanibel formal. The evening will include light fare and dancing to tunes spun by a DJ. The fundraiser will benefit The Sanibel School Performing Arts program, to raise money to pay for musical instruments, props and performing arts educational programs. Funds raised will help ensure that students have exposure to theater arts and music education in their classrooms. Please dig up and email your prom pictures for a prom slideshow, says Patty Holston, one of the organizers. Photos continued on page 5Special Events Will Mark Shell Show Anniversary Shellabration! 2012, an island-wide, weeklong celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Sanibel Shell Fair & Show will be held February 26 through March 4. Activities will include the annual threeday fair and show held at The Community House plus special lectures, displays, merchandise, food, drink, and contests across the island. Shellabrators! can help break the Guinness Book of Worlds Records for the most people doing the famous Sanibel Stoop, then head over to She Sells Sea Shells and purchase a Sailors Valentine or to Amys Something Special and buy a locally made shell pendant. For a special taste of the island, Timbers Restaurant will have edible mollusks, Sweet Melissas will offer a special dessert and The Great White Grill will have a special blend beer. To share the culture and rich history of the island, The Sanibel Historical Museum will have several shell collections on display, including one from Thomas Edison. BIG ARTS will have a shell themed art exhibit in the gallery and the Sanibel Public Library has more than 350 shell-related books that will be on display along with the fossil shell display, including some five-million-year-old specimens. MacIntosh Books & Paper will host a book signing. Ding Darling Wildlife continued on page 20Giant Canvas In Memory Of 9/11 Continues Its Tour Of AreaA large billboard-size canvas will travel all summer throughout Southwest Florida in honor of the Remember 9-11 Tenth Year event and the community is invited to be a part of this collaborative art project. Next stops are Fort Myers Fire Station #6, The Shell Factory and Lovegrove Gallery on Sanibel. The schedule is: August 18, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fort Myers Fire Station #6, 4000 Veronica S. Shoemaker Boulevard, Fort Myers; August 21, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lovegrove Gallery, 1900 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, 472-1900; August 28 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Shell Factory, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers, 995-2141. Artist Leoma Lovegrove has organized a community-wide art project to take place in continued on page 17Grab A Seat And Enjoy The Show The CROW Picture Show offers an insiders look at why critters come to CROW, and features photos of the wild animals who wind up there. Last year, Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Southwest Floridas only wildlife hospital, cared for 4,111 sick, injured, and orphaned animals. Of the more than 200 different species, 54 percent were birds, 38 percent were mammals and eight percent were reptiles/amphibians/ invertebrates. Due to restrictions imposed by governmental agencies, CROW cannot allow visitors to view patients in person. But in this 30-minute presentation visitors can see photos of current and past patients, with commentary by Claudia Burns, a veteran clinic volunteer. The CROW Picture Show is presented each Friday at 11 a.m. in the CROW Healing Winds Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission for adults is $5, teens, $3, and free for members and children 12 and under. Admission includes the presentation, plus the opportunity to explore CROWs hands-on educational facility and become familiar with its efforts to save wildlife through compassion, care and education. For more information, call 472-3644, ext. 231. To learn more about CROW, visit Baby bobcat being fedphoto courtesy of CROW Guess who is in this prom picture? Members of the public write names of victims on the canvas


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 20112 Hortoons Photo by Cameron Michael Photography Tahitian Gardens 1975-2019 periwinkle waySomething for Everyone TheVillage ShopsV S 2340 periwinkle wayShop & Be Pampered 630 Tarpon Bay RoadPets Welcome Town CenterC 2496 Palm ridge roadYum to OM Managed by239.395.9111Association Management Commercial Leasing Property Watch ServicesSHOPONSANIBEL.COM Shop hop OnSanibel anibel GROG SHOP THEYour One-Stop for WINE SPIRITS LIQUEURS CIGARS GIFT ITEMS One of the Best Selections of Domestic and Imported Wines on the West CoastBest Liquor Selection on the IslandsSpecial Orders and Case Discounts Walk-in HumidorGreat Selection of Cigars and Accessories No need to leave the island... it's all right here!Bailey's Shopping Center (just right of the hardware store) Corner of Periwinkle and Tarpon Bay 472-1682Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Sun. noon 7 p.m.Bacardi Rum Light or Dark 1.75 ltr. Reg. $27.99 SALE $25.99 Smirnoff Vodka 1.75 ltr. 1.75 ltr. SALE $21.99 Tanqueray Gin 1.75 ltr. SALE $34.99 Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila 1.75 ltr. Reg. $41.99 SALE $36.99 CLOS DU BOIS Chardonnay CLOS DU BOIS Chardonnay Reg. $11.99 Reg. $11.99 SALE SALE $9.99 $9.99 750 ml. 750 ml. CLOS DU BOIS Pinot Grigio CLOS DU BOIS Pinot Grigio Reg. $13.99 Reg. $13.99 SALE SALE $9.99 $9.99 750 ml. 750 ml. American LegionOn Sunday August 21, American Legion Post 123 will serve a ham dinner including scalloped potatoes, corn and dinner roll from 1 to 8 p.m. Nine-ball pool tournaments are played Mondays starting at 6 p.m. This weeks winners in match one were John Earls taking first place and Butch Bouchard in second. Winner in match two was Butch Bouchard with Rich Ennis coming second. Texas Holdem is played Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. Players are welcome. Every Friday the legion offers a 6 oz. ribeye steak sandwich all day and a halfpound cheeseburgers. There is an complete menu plus daily specials. American Legion Post 123 is open Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 9 p.m., located at mile marker 3 on SanibelCaptiva Road. For more information call 472-9979. Read us online at Our email address is


JEWELRY GALLERY 520 TARPON BAY ROAD (ACROSS FROM BAILEY'S) | SANIBEL, FL 33957 239-472-2888 | LILYJEWELERS.COM Voted BEST of the Islands Four Consecutive Years Karen Bell Dan Schuyler Lily, Gracie & Angel 3 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 20114 Dresses Galore At PACE PartyResidents of Sanibel and Captiva along with PACE supporters from off-island gathered Thursday, August 11 at Tahitian Gardens on Sanibel for the second annual Love That Dress! collection party sponsored by The Royal Shell Companies and its employees, Mark Blust of The Prawnbroker Restaurant Group, and Robert McDonald of New Beginnings Events. After a week of downpours, the skies cleared and the stage was set. The merchants at Tahitian Gardens opened their doors and their hearts to support the wonderful work PACE does in Lee County ( Store owners worked closely with each other to create the models outfits. Models chatted with attendees about their outfits and accessories and where each item could be purchased. Each store donated to the Chinese auction and has contributed 10 percent of the evenings proceeds to PACE. Those visiting all the stores were eligible for a special basket drawing. This year several gentlemen along with island guests from France and Germany took part and purchased some winning tickets. Thank you Sanibel, Captiva & PACE supporters for your continued support of this event said Barbara Harrington of The Royal Shell Companies. The shop owners of Tahitian Gardens along with the sponsors appreciate your enthusiastic support of the Love That Dress! collection party. To all the moms who took time out of their day to drop off dresses only to have to run home and make dinner, we promise next years party date will not conflict with school starting earlier. The estimated 250 dresses collected at this party are now on their way to the main event which will be August 31 at the Embassy Suites in Estero. Tickets are $25 and are only available online at Dresses for the event are being accepted through August 29 at Adventures In Paradise Outfitters in Tahitian Gardens, 2019 Periwinkle Way. For additional drop off locations visit: For additional information contact Harrington at The Royal Shell Companies, 229-4267. From left, back: Jamie Castro, Tammy Hernly, Gina Boone, Jane Reader Weaver, Pam Boynton, Michael Polly; second row, Rhonda Rosas, Jennifer de Lingernes, Kris Slagle, Sarah Ashton, Denice Beggs, Joan Burns, Lucinda Schaeffer and Jamie Polly; front, Barbara Harrington Janice Kemp models a buttery cropped leather jacket for The Leather Connection Right, Sarah Ashton of Royal Shell, center, signs programs for Johanna Williams and Wendy Harriman in Wilford & Lee Home Dcor. She is wearing an outfit from Adventures in Paradise Outfitters with accessories from Wilford and Lee.O And A Negative Blood Urgently NeededLee Memorial Blood Centers is appealing to the community for O Negative and A Negative blood donors to donate as soon as possible. Since O Negative is the universal blood type, it is transfused into a patient who needs immediate attention in a trauma or emergency situation. Since Lee Memorial Hospital serves a 5-county radius, blood and blood products need to be readily available not only in the trauma center but also to treat cancer patients, premature babies, anemia and other conditions. Lee Memorial Blood Center is the sole supplier of all blood products for Lee Memorial Health System hospitals and no blood is ever exported out of the area. Though the urgent need is for negative blood, all types are welcome as 800 units of blood are used each week to serve the community. Call343-2333 to find a blood center or blood drive near you or visit http:// asp for more information. Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.comEmail your editorial copy to: Open 7 Days Premiering now at


Sanibel-Captiva KiwanisKiwanis Kornersubmitted by Eric PfeiferThis week, Dr. Bruce Neill, from the Sanibel Sea School, spoke to us about water quality, fishing and some other stuff. Many Kiwanians were shocked to hear that Neill has been a card-carrying member since 2006. Thats because he works so hard out in the field, he cant make too many breakfasts. Neill ollowed up Dave Godfreys talk last week about START (Solutions To Avoid Red Tide). Although we havent seen a red tide recently, it is always a concern for us here on the gulf coast. START is a statewide organization founded in the early 1990s in Sarasota. Its goal is to ameliorate red tide. Funding has always been an issue for this grass roots organization since the state will not support the research for red tide. Neill mentioned that the SanibelCaptiva chapter is using a state of the art instrument called a brev buster. This plane-ike vessel glides through the water collecting samples to determine oxygen and chlorophyll content. Due to its buoyancy technology, it has the ability to dive down to the bottom and bounce back up for a period up to 50 days. If you happen to catch it on a line or in a cast net, please report it immediately to Dr. Neill. The brev buster can electronically send the data to Mote Marine for interpretation. At the end of its mission, it can be retrieved by way of GPS. START is also involved with the Lee County Public School system and www. was developed to help educate children about oceanography, pollution and red tide. Another program Neill mentioned involves partnering with the Estero chapter to find sustainable seafood for future generations. Over fishing has some scientists concerned that we will run out of seafood in the next 30 to 40 years. In fact, Neill stated that the shark population is estimated to be down almost 90 percent from 200 years ago. I did not know he was that old, but he probably makes up most of his statistics anyway when speaking to men staring at scrambled eggs and bacon. If you happen to see our president John Morse or Bill Kreutzjans, wish them a Happy Birthday. If you are looking for something to do this summer, please grab your two-for-one Kiwanis Dinner Book, and go out for a night on the town. If you have not yet purchased your books, there are still a few left at the Sanibel Captiva Community Bank and Bank of The Islands. From page 1Prom For Grown-Upscan be sent to thesanibelprom@gmail. com. The names of the people in this photo will appear in next weeks newspaper, or look on Facebook at the Sanibel Prom event page. For more information and sponsorship opportunities call Holston at 472-1707 or email Dr. Bruce NeillShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email DING DING DARLING DARLING DAYS DAYSSANIBEL & CAPTIVA October 20 October 20THRU October 27 October 275 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 20116 Independently Owned And Operated COPYRIGHT 2011 Island Sun USPS 18: Bulk Rate permit paid for at Sanibel, Florida, 33957 Postmaster: Send change of address to Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957 Published every Friday for the people and visitors of Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Distribution: 10,000 12,000 per week (seasonal). Mailed free to Sanibel and Captiva residents every Friday. Subscription prices: Third Class U.S. $50 one year, $25 six months (Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery). First Class U.S. $115 one year, six months $58 (Allow 3-5 days for delivery). Prices include state sales tax. Send subscription requests to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. The Island Sun will correct factual errors or matters of emphasis and interpretation that appear in news stories. Readers with news, tips, comments or questions, please call (239) 395-1213, or write to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. FAX number: (239) 395-2299. E-mail: press@islandsunnews.comRead Us Online: www.IslandSunNews.comContributing WritersKaren Bell Kimberley Berisford Don Brown Nick Brown Constance Clancy, ED.D. Suzy Cohen Scot Congress Marcia Feeney Ed Frank Max Friedersdorf Priscilla Friedersdorf Carol Gagnon Jim George Shelley Greggs Bryan Hayes Dr. Dave Hepburn Craig R. Hersch Jane Vos Hogg Joan Hooper Shirley Jewell Audrey Krienen Christine Lemmon Cindy Malszycki Marge Meek Capt. Matt Mitchell Bruce Neill, PhD Matt Oakley Ed ONeil Eric Pfeifer Laura Zocki Puerto Gerri Reaves Lily Rose Di Saggau Dan Schuyler Jeanie Tinch Louis Vosloo PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED WITH LOW-RUB, SOYBEAN INK Co-Publishers Lorin Arundel & Ken Rasi Advertising George Beleslin Graphic Arts & ProductionAnn Ziehl Sarah Crooks Kris SeeWriter/CityAnne Mitchell Emilie Al no Linda Christman Two-Week Beach Survey Under WayContinuing through August 23, the City of Sanibel is surveying the islands beaches to monitor coastal erosion and accretion. This work will not interfere with access or usage of any of the beaches and will take approximately two weeks to complete. The two-week survey began Tuesday, August 9. This years monitoring project has been awarded to Sea Diversified, Inc. in the amount of $68,250, half of which is funded by the Lee County Tourist Development Council with the remaining half being funded by beach parking fees. The project is part of a continuing effort to collect and analyze beach profile data. Those with questions regarding the project may call the public works department at 472-6397. Bike Path Maintenance ContinuesThe City of Sanibels annual repairs to the shared use paths began Monday, August 8 and are expected to take 45 days. For safety, the areas under repair will be barricaded off from users, according to Sanibel Public Works Director Gates Castle. All path users are reminded to use caution while navigating around construction zones. Every year the city inspects all 22.6 miles of Sanibels paths and prioritizes the needs for repairs. This years repairs total $155,952. Those with questions about the project may contact the public works department at 472-6397. The shared use path on Tarpon Bay Road is undergoing repairs. This section is near Baileys Shopping Center


7 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011FISH (Friends In Service Here) of Sanibel urgently needs food for its pantry. The pantry is at an all time low, as are most of the food pantries in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Fort Myers Beach. The specific need is for food that is high in protein particularly fresh or canned meat and fish. FISH orders food weekly basis the Harry Chapin Food Bank, but they have not had any food for more than four weeks now and the FISH supplies are now almost depleted, said Bill Felklows, FISH president. FISH provides food weekly to more than 60 island families. If you can help by donating money or by donating proteins such as chicken, beef, turkey, fish, either fresh or canned, we would appreciate it, Fellows said. Food can be dropped off at the FISH Walk-in-Center at 1630 Periwinkle Way, Unit B, Sanibel (next to Pfeifer Realty Group) Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and financial donations can be made at FISH can also be contacted at 472-4775. FISH is a non-profit, staffed by volunteers, assisting Sanibel and Captiva islanders and visitors with a wide range of services. For more than 30 years FISH has been a neighbor helping neighbors by offering a range of human services including: Daily hot meals program Emergency financial assistance Food pantry In-home visitation Health care referral service Person-to-person telephone calls Non-emergency transport on and off the Island Temporary loan of health equipment Hurricane preparedness information. FISH Food Pantry Urgently Needs Your Help Empty freezer Depleted food pantry at FISHShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email (239) 472-1111 (239) 472-1111 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. Across from CVS Across from CVS Braids, Wraps, Feathers! Braids, Wraps, Feathers! FREE OPI Polish FREE OPI Polish with Mani-Pedi with Mani-Pedi Sanibel Sanibel Beauty Beauty Salon Salon 75th Annual 2012 SHELL SHELL FAIR FAIRSANIBELFebruary 26THRUMarch 4 BIG SALECOMFORT BY DESIGN(239) 395-0666 1-800-454-3008Sanibel Island 1640 Periwinkle Way in Limetree Across from the Bank of the Islands BIRKENSTOCK MEPHISTO ECCO 15%-75% OFF Scrapbook Papers Quilting Fabric Beads Notions Rubber Stamping Art Supplies Shell Craft Craft Supplies Gifts Make It & Take It Bead Bracelet Every Thursday $3.00 1628 Periwinkle Way 472-2893 Heart of the Islands, Sanibel Find us on Hours: Mon. Sat. 10am 5pm


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 20118 Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellGive a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Chinese proverb Sanibel Captiva Rotary guest speaker last week was ECHOs Russ Luther, faith relations manager. Luther said, For the last 30 years, that proverb sums up the work being done at a truly astonishing non-profit organization ECHO (Education Concern for Hunger Organization) located within the community of North Fort Myers, Florida. ECHO is a global, interdenominational Christian organization that equips people with agricultural resources and skills to reduce hunger and improve the lives of the poor. If you have never visited ECHOS incredible working farm and educational campus in North Fort Myers (Rotary took a tour through the farm a couple of years ago), you certainly are missing an outstanding opportunity to observe a global farm situated on 55 acres containing over 350 different tropical plants including areas that represent different climate zones (hot humid lowlands, tropical highlands, tropical monsoon, semi-arid tropics, and an urban garden setting). These climate zones are for the experimentation of plant and crop varieties that may be cultivated in various parts of the world; areas which are and have been devastated by weather extremes, lack of water, poor soil nutrition, stability and a variety of poor growing conditions. ECHO studies and experiments with irrigation techniques, crop rotation, techniques that stop hillside earth erosion, soil treatment, recycled container growing in urban settings such as concrete parking lots and rooftop sites and what can be grown in poor growing environments around the globe. Plant growing and seed production is the key for sustainable food sourcing. The seed bank at ECHO produces 1,400 packets of seed a month which are sent around the world, free for the asking. Farmers around the world plant ECHO seeds and report back on their success or failure. Reports and research work is shared and data is exchanged, ECHO sends out 2,400 documents a month by computer to anyone helping to feed the poor including a network of 35 worldwide organizations that include the Peace Corps, World Hunger Organization and the United Nations. ECHO is having a worldwide impact on feeding the poor with affordable solutions. The farm at ECHO is also a teaching and training laboratory, a living classroom for select college graduates who spend a year working the farm learning food crop viability and seed propagating using problem-solving techniques including irrigation methods, soil enrichments and soil stability methods. The reference library at ECHO contains thousands of books, articles, pertinent reports and instructions, as well as hundreds of research papers. Luther said, The world population post WWII was 4 billion; 1999 was 6 billion, and 2011, 7 billion; our population explosion has increased by l billion people within just over 10 years. There are currently food shortages in many parts of the world and demand for food is increasing; already there is food inequity among nations and food riots. ECHO is working toward helping develop sustainable crops in the most needy areas of the globe. These plant crops not only provide a nutritional and healthy food supply but can enrich the soil and maintain a stable growing environment for future planting. Band-Aid aid to feed the hungry will only provide a temporary solution, sustainable aid is now the goal for maintaining a healthy future for countries in need. ECHO is working on sustainable solutions. Upcoming Rotary speakers: August 19, Shannon Vicksler, nurse practitioner, Shell Point office of Dr. Haiken, topic Skin Cancer & Prevention; August 26, Rotary District #6960 Assistant Governor Patricia Bell; September 9, Birgie Vertesch, executive director, Ding Darling Wildlife Foundation; September 16, Jo Marshall, SHINE (Senior Health Insurance Network Education), Florida Department of Elder Affairs. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday at the Beachview Steakhouse & Seafood Restaurant, Par View Drive, Sanibel. Anyone interested in knowing more about Rotary is invited. For further information, call 337-1099. Russ Luther from ECHO USPatent#USD491,830S USPatent#USD491,830S JohnAllanDesignsSeaLife P &Gold,withorwithout JohnAll a 2330Pal m Sanibel, F Justste p theHun g 2393 9 USPatentPending Island Shaped Shaped Bangles& Island Pendants Now20% OFF P iecesinSilver,Gold,Silver Gemsalso20-35%OFF a nDesigns m RidgeRd F l33957 p sfrom g ryHeron 9 54100 GALLERYTOWERbttnfr tOpen7daysaweek10amto7pm 751TarponBayRoad,Sanibel,FL33957 239-472-4557www THESPOTforART


9 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 Classical Music Scholarship Applications DueBIG ARTS is now accepting applications for the BIG ARTS/ Kenneth L. Nees Classical Music Scholarship Award. The major goal is to provide scholarships to highly talented high school and college students who plan to continue classical music training. Students who study any classical musical instrument, composition, conducting, or teaching are eligible. Applications are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel, FL 33957, online at, on the About Us tab, or e-mail info@ BIG All materials are due to BIG ARTS no later than Friday, September 2, to be considered for this scholarship. Ken Nees is a BIG ARTS volunteer who not only works in the office every day, but is also the chair of the Workshop/Classes Committee; he also has served several terms on the board of directors. He is a fan of classical music and is devoted to helping talented young musicians continue to develop their musical talents. BIG ARTS has several scholarship programs that are supported by generous donors. To learn more about establishing a scholarship fund to support your passion, and make a difference in the lives of others, contact Development Coordinator Kara Minoui at 472-9700. Community Church ProjectSanibel Community Church will celebrate the groundbreaking for the new sanctuary building on Tuesday, August 23, at 5 p.m. The new building will consist of a 600-seat sanctuary, a bookstore, and church administrative offices. This occasion heralds the culmination of over one year of cooperation between the church and community leaders. The existing Family Life Center will also be getting a facelift during the construction phase in order to house the growing Childrens Ministry on the first floor, and Youth Ministry to teens on the second floor. Sanibel Community Church in recent years has had sustained growth in their children and youth ministries. The Historic Sanctuary will remain and continue to be used for an 8 a.m. traditional service, as well as for weddings, memorial services, and other community events. Sanibel Community Church is located on 1740 Periwinkle Way, next to Jerrys. A reception with light refreshments will follow the groundbreaking. Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club Unveils New Basketball HoopThe Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club recently said thank-you to the Sanibel Fire and Rescue Department for its generosity in loaning the club a trailer the last several years for the July 4 parade. Rotarians presented a $300 check to Capt. Michael Scott to purchase a new backboard and basketball hoop for the firehouse. Rotarian Jack Luiszer came up with the idea when he went over to the firehouse to talk about borrowing the trailer again this year. While there, he noticed a rotted-out basketball stand and hoop left out for trash pickup. A light bulb went off and Luiszer presented the idea of replacing the basketball hoop for the firefighters in appreciation of their help with the float andthank them Sanibel for doing an outstanding job. Last Friday, a few Rotarians attended the unveiling of the basketball backboard and hoop and shot a few baskets. The previous hoop was located in the back parking lot and unusable during extreme hot weather and rainy season now the inside hoop will provide a more comfortable way of exercising along with recreation. Rotarians who helped unveil the new basketball hoop at the Sanibel Fire Department


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201110 LUCILLE GARDNERLucille V. Cille Gardner, 92, of Periwinkle Park, died August 10 at Shell Point Pavilion, Fort Myers. She was born and raised in Wanatah in northwest Indiana with five siblings. After college she began a career in a one-room schoolhouse in rural LaPorte County and taught first grade and kindergarten, mostly the latter, for 32 years. She and her husband Bob and two sons settled in Walkerton, Indiana, where he operated a farm equipment sales and service business. In the mid 1960s the Walkerton Chamber of Commerce honored her as its Mother of the Year. She served on the board of directors of the local public library for two decades and was a member of the Walkerton Tri Kappa service sorority. She was a member of the Walkerton United Methodist Church and Sanibel Community Church where she was involved with childrens programs. She maintained a passion for young people that was full of enthusiasm and great spirit. She was also interested in local theater, serving as a long-time volunteer usher at the original Pirate Playhouse and Florida Repertory Theater. She is survived by a son Tim, of Fort Myers, and a sister Eileen, of Valparaiso, Indiana. According to her wishes, there is no visitation or memorial service. The family requests that her friends and acquaintances perform a small act of kindness for someone in need and/or make a contribution to childrens ministries at the church of ones choice. Churches/ TemplesANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH: 8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers Rev. Dr. Elias Bouboutsis Orthros Service Sunday 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday 10 a.m. Fellowship Programs, Greek School, Sunday School, Bible Study 481-2099 BAT YAM-TEMPLE OF THE ISLANDS: The Reform Congregation of Bat Yam, Temple of the Islands, meets for Friday night services at 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, of the United Congregational Church, 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Call Temple President Dr. Michael Raab, at 395-1432 for more information. CAPTIVA CHAPEL BY THE SEA: 11580 Chapin Lane The Rev. Thomas E. Nyman November 14, 2010 thru April 24, 2011 Sunday 11 a.m., 472-1646 FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST: 2950 West Gulf Dr., Sunday 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Wednesday evening meeting 7:30 p.m.; Reading room open, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (November through March), Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (summer hours). 472-8684. SANIBEL COMMUNITY CHURCH: Sanibel Community Church: 1740 Periwinkle Way, 472-2684 Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor Barb Nave, Associate Pastor Tom Walsh, Youth Pastor Sunday Worship Hours: 8 a.m. Traditional Service with Communion 9 a.m. Contemporary Service with Kids Church 10:45 a.m. Traditional Service Childcare available at all services. SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST: 2050 Periwinkle Way 472-0497 The Reverend Dr. John Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Reverend Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor Sunday worship services: 10 a.m. Full service with nursery, child care and Sunday School. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Mass 9:30 a.m June through SeptemberDaily Mass Wed., Thurs., Friday at 8:30 a.m. Communion Service Mon. and Tues. at 8:30 a.m. Confession first Saturday of the month 9 a.m. by appointment, Holy Days please call ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 2304 Periwinkle Way between the Bean and Baileys 239-472-2173 Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector Worship Services: Saturdays at 5 p.m. Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and the first Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. followed by Pot Luck supper Morning Prayer: Tuesdays at 9 a.m. UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS OF THE ISLANDS: Meets on the first Sunday of each month from December through April at the Sanibel Congregational Church 2050 Periwinkle Way at 7:30 p.m. A pot luck is held at a members home on the third Sunday of each month. For more information call 433-4901 or email RICHARD ELDEAN REECERichard Eldean Reece (Dick) died August 7, 2011, at the age of 82. He thanks everyone for helping to make his life a stimulating journey and learning experience. He had been a resident of Sanibel for more than a decade. Here, he pursued his lifelong love of nature, which he said had become almost a religion to him. Some of his favorite times were spent as a volunteer for the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. He loved being out on the paths and drives of the preserve, counting birds and also sharing his knowledge with guests in the nature center. He was an avid reader and a regular patron of the Sanibel Library, which allowed him to follow his favorite contemporary authors as well as pursue his longtime interest in Carl Sandburg and Ernest Hemingway. Dick was enthusiastic about art and photography and auto racing, but was perhaps best known to his friends and family as an advocate for the civil rights and peace movements. His avocation, and sometimes full-time job, was as a professional jazz drummer. Dick enjoyed playing bebop, Dixieland, and straight-ahead jazz and the music of artists such as Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk. He also loved the folk music of Woodie Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Joan Baez. He enjoyed a long and rewarding professional career in special education and speech development in St. Louis, Eugene, Oregon, and Minneapolis. Richard was born May 30, 1929 to Carl Henry Reece and Bertha (Bock) Reece in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he spent his childhood. He pursued a degree in education at the University of Iowa and later at Iowa State Teachers College (now UNI). While in college he met and soon married a fellow Iowan, Agnes Roisen. They had three children together, Randolph William, Deborah Jeanne, and Richard Martin Reece. In 1967, Richard and Agnes divorced, and he later married his life partner, JoAnn (Golle). Richard and JoAnn enjoyed 43 years together as partners and best friends. Dick is survived by his wife JoAnn, brother Don Reece (wife MaryRae), sister Ellen Hynes (husband Jim), son Randy Reece, daughter Debbie Kleinow (husband Ed), son Rick Reece (wife Carol), grandson Richard Allen Reece, granddaughters Sarah Reece-Stremtan (husband Dacian), Mary Mundal (husband Tom), and Cara Reece, and grandson Jonathan Kleinow (wife Natalie), along with eight great-grandchildren, with two more on the way. A life celebration service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 10 at All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Ding Darling NWR: or the Iowa National Heritage Foundation: www.inhf. org. Island Winds Coiffures 695 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel Promenade 472-2591 "Let us Pamper You!" P Wb P Wb "Josephine" "Josephine" tnfr tnfr Facial Facial Threading Threading ... ...(tr rf fb) NEW CUSTOMERS ALWAYS WELCOME!Featuring Manicures Pedicures Cuts Color Perms 75th Annual 2012 SHELL SHELL FAIR FAIRSANIBELFebruary 26THRUMarch 4 OBITUARY OBITUARY Read us online at


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201112 Republican Women LunchLee Republican Women will meet Monday, September 12. Social hour begins at 11:15 a.m. with lunch and program to follow. The location is the Hilton Garden Inn-Fort Myers at 12601 University Drive. Admittance is $16.00 all inclusive. For reservations, call 432-9389 or email Septembers speaker is Sharon Day, co-chair of the Republican National Committee. Contact for the Lee Republication Woman is Michele Duryea, president, at or 280-7653. Human Trafficking Class For Middle And High School Girls On SanibelA Human Trafficking ARTREACH class will be held at BIG ARTS after school on Monday August 22, August 29, September 12 and September 19 from 3 to 7 p.m. (no class on Labor Day.) Since 2005, a Human Trafficking Task Force has operated under the auspices of the Lee County Sheriffs Office and the number of cases, especially involving young American girls in sex trafficking has grown. Since 2010, Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships, a Sanibel-based non-profit has been offering ARTREACH programs which use art as a means to educate young girls about the dangers of trafficking. Paintings done by past participants are on display at BIG ARTS through August. Students will learn about human trafficking and the use of art as a means to educate others. They will receive community service credit and snacks and dinner will be provided at each class. The primary instructors are Nola Theiss, executive director of HTAP and Gari Lewis, art instructor as well as guest speakers and art instructors and volunteers who have been active in the Lee County Sheriffs Human Trafficking Task Force. All middle and high school girls are invited to participate. Information about the class is available through The Sanibel School and the Sanibel Recreation Center and is posted at html or by calling Nola Theiss at 292-3834. Transportation to BIG ARTS can be arranged after school. Enrollment is limited to 12 girls on a first-signed-up basis. Respond by August 19 at as the class is limited to the first 12 students. A program for boys is currently under development. There is no fee for this class which is supported by the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva, BIG ARTS and the generosity of local restaurants. 395-1263 2499 Periwinkle Way In the Baileys Sanibels Premier Dining Experience Open 11am-11pm Or Later FRESH DAILY LUNCH AND FRESH DAILY LUNCH AND DINNER SPECIALS DINNER SPECIALS FAMILY FRIENDLY GAME ROOM FAMILY FRIENDLY GAME ROOM Chris & James Guitar/Keyboard Duo Fri 7-11 pm Steve Scooter Reynolds Sat 7-11 pm Call or Dine In for Fresh Food Served Fast & Friendly 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. 239.395.2300 KIDS EAT FREEwith the purchase of one $15.95 and up Entree. Kids 10 & Under received One Kids Meal. Must present coupon. Not valid with other offers. Beer Battered Fish N Chips Basket$9.95EVERY DAY! FRIDAY LOBSTER FESTWhole Main Lobster Limited Availability Nautical Triviaby Bryan HenryThe Caribbean islands stretch in an arc almost 2,500 miles long, from Cuba to Trinidad. There are more than 7,000 islands, cays, atolls and reefs. The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos islands are not part of the Caribbean and are located in the Atlantic Ocean. The three-masted Grand Turk is familiar to many Americans because the ship is depicted on bottles of Old Spice aftershave and cologne. But her role in American maritime history is far more important and lesser-known. She was Americas first great merchant ship and helped create Americas first millionaire, shipowner Elias Haskett Derby, who made a fortune with her through the black pepper trade. In 1834, due mainly to the salvaging of valuable cargo from wrecked ships, Key West, Florida, had the greatest wealth per capita of any city in the United States. The right side of a boat is referred to as starboard because early astronavigators would stand on a plank (which was on the right side) to get an unobstructed view of the stars. The left is the port side because thats the side you put in on at port. Shellabration 2012 will mark the 75th annual Sanibel Shell Fair and Show. Plans are under way for an island-wide celebration February 26 through March 4. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or


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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201114 Center 4 Life ProgramsSanibel Fit 4 Life is the motto at Center 4 Life and all ages are welcome. Island Seniors, Inc. members can buy coupon booklets from the City of Sanibel at the center, 2401 Library Way, or at the Sanibel Recreation Center, 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Booklets of 12 coupons are $42 or three coupons for $10.50. Members of the Sanibel Recreation Center need only to show their photo membership card. Happy Hour Fitness Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9 a.m. Class begins with a joke from a member and ends with a positive thought for the day. The format is 45 minutes of cardio, five minutes of flexibility with simple yoga poses. Strengthen, lengthen and gain flexibility. Sandi McDougall is the instructor. Gentle Yoga With Kris Brown Designed to stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper alignment and circulation. Chairs and mats are used to meet the needs of varying experience levels. Bring a towel. Kayaking on Tuesdays August 23, September 13 and 27. This non-competitive outing is perfect for people who enjoy the outdoor world. There is space for 16 people on our eight two-person kayaks and unlimited space for those who own their own kayaks. The center supplies the kayaks, paddles and life jackets. Bring water, a small snack, change of clothing, sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses and a hat. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members per trip. Members of Island Seniors have first priority. Come by the center to sign up. Discovering Florida Daytrips August 24. The group will travel to the Morean Art Center in St. Petersburg, Florida to see the new Chihuly collection. There will be lunch at 400 Beach with a tour of the glass studio and hot shop. The fee is $79 for members of Island Seniors and $89 for non-members. Wii Wednesdays 12:30 to 3 p.m. Come in or call to sign up to use the game. Free for Island Seniors members. Florida Daytrips August 19 at 6 p.m., Parrot Key Caribbean Grill & Sunset Cruise. Join the group at Salty Sams Marina. Following dinner, board the pirate ship for a sunset cruise. Members will be charged $10 towards their entre (everyone must order an entre to take advantage of the free cruise). Non-members pay full price for their entrees. Carpooling will be available. Fabulous Fun Fridays 12:30 p.m. Stop by to watch a movie and have some popcorn. No charge. Computer Class September 13 and 14. Knit Wits Needed Join in if you would like to knit or crochet your holiday gifts. Games Played At The Center: Bridge 12:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. Hand & Foot 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mahjongg 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Mexican Train 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Cost is $2.50 for members $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Buy a brick for the pathway and make a lasting tribute to yourself or family member. Groups can participate as the kayakers have done. Luc Centurys etched bricks are $100 contribution. Your support paves the way for fun future activities. Holiday Bazaar Saturday, November 12. Bring your no longer used nice treasures to the center (no clothes or shoes, please). Call the center for further details, 4725743. The Art Of Island Dining The Art Of Island Dining The Art Of Island Dining The Art Of Island Dining Specials Every Day Voted BEST OF THE ISLANDS Fine Italian Dining751 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island, FL239.395.4022www.iltesoro.netReservations Suggested BUY ONE ENTREE, GET ONE FREE!Buy one entree, get one entree of same or lesser value (Up to $25) free. Not to be used with any other promotion, or on any holiday. 18% gratuity will be added to the check before the final discount. Coupon must be presented with order. One per table, please. Daily from 5-6pm. Expires 8--11.31


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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201116 Kids And Sharks Go Together Like Kids And Puppiesby Capt. Matt MitchellRain almost every time out last week did not seem to slow down the fishing action at all. Northwest winds and the big high tides they brought had the redfish chewing well and, during the lower water periods, snook fishing around the passes and mouth of the river continued to be productive. I even got to do some shark fishing, which I have not tried for a few weeks. August is always a great time to be on the water with very few boats out. Add to that hit and miss rain and it was almost like having the whole sound to myself. There were a few other guide boats working the passes getting in on the easy snook action but once I left the passes to go redfish fishing there were hardly any other boats even on the most popular shorelines. Working mangrove islands between Maceiver Keys and Cork Key in the southeastern sound, every windblown shoreline seemed to have a few reds on it. I think all the rain has really pushed a lot of redfish out of the river as they seem to be in larger numbers than they have in the past few weeks. With the wind pushing the tide and making it move hard most days, I used a split shot slid all the way down to the cut pinfish. It seemed to make all the difference between hooking up and not even getting a bite. The split shot was just enough to slow the bait down and let the lazy redfish jump all over it. While mangrove fishing for redfish on the high incoming tide, we did also catch a few snook up to 30 inches. All were very dark in color, leading me to believe they are also getting pushed out of the river due to the six inches of rain we experienced in three days in St. James City. The mangrove snook bite was hit and miss but it was good to catch them somewhere else besides in the passes. This week I had back-to-back trips with father and son clients Chris and Christian from South Carolina. After the first day of catching lots of snook in the pass and then finishing up with a non-stop redfish bite, I knew that first trip was going be hard to beat. When I mentioned shark fishing for day two, Christians eyes lit up. With a cooler full of mullet, we headed out to the middle sound. Our first stop was between the south and west clam leases. It did not take long to have a couple of good runs but we just could not get a shark to stick. After about a half hour I pulled anchor and headed to the sure thing on a incoming tide, Rocky Channel. The bite was on right off the bat with blacktips up to five feet enjoying the easy meal of cut fresh mullet. One big blacktip made a 300-yard-plus run and we had to chase it down before we got spooled on the heavy spinning tackle. After a 20-minute fight to get the shark boatside, Christian was worn out and all smiles. Dad Chris just enjoyed watching and coaching his son as he caught shark after shark. We did keep one three-foot blacktip that they took home for dinner and Christian took home the head and jaws to have as a keepsake and to show to his seven-year-old sister. While heading in Christian told me it was the best two days fishing he had ever had, catching the biggest fish of his life. It must be all the shark week shows on TV because it seems to me kids catching sharks just go together like kids and puppies.Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions email Send Us Your Fish TalesThe Island Sun would like to hear from anglers about their catches. Send us details including tackle, bait and weather conditions, date of catch, species and weight, and include photographs with identification. Drop them at the Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, or email to; or call Anne Mitchell at 395-1213. 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17 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 From page 19/11 Canvasthe days leading up to September 11. She is escorting a canvas measuring 18 feet by 10 feet around the area. Members of the public are invited to paint the names of those who perished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. At subsequent locations, different colors will be used for the victims names from the Pentagon and the last two airplanes. Last month 2,753 names from the World Trade Center were painted in red by the community at The Franklin Shops in Fort Myers and Red White Boom in Cape Coral. Iberia Bank and Dennison Moran gallery hosted the events for the names to be painted for United Flight 175 and American Airline Flight 11. In all, the more than 3,000 names will form the base of a painting of an American bald eagle. Lovegrove will be there to assist with the painting of the names. This project has become a gathering place where people share stories and reflect on where they were that day ten years ago. Monitors have been set up so you can view the persons name that was painted. The canvas will be completed by Lovegrove during Remember 9-11 Tenth Year at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre on September 11, beginning at 11:30 a.m. She and many others have partnered with her on this project to make sure that those who lost their lives are never forgotten and to honor those who conducted rescue efforts. Tickets are free and currently available by stopping by the theater ticket office. Members of the NYPD 1013 Local will take part in the event. Some of the names on the billboard-size canvas Sanibel Center 4 LifeMondaysHappy Hour Fitness 9 a.m. Bridge 12:30 p.m. TuesdaysGentle Yoga 9:30 a.m. Knit Wits 12:30 p.m. Hand & Foot 12:30 p.m. WednesdaysHappy Hour Fitness 9 a.m. Hotdog Grill 11:30 a.m. Bridge 12:30 p.m. ThursdaysGentle Yoga 9:30 a.m. Mah Jongg 12:30 p.m. Mexican Train 12:30 p.m. FridaysHappy Hour Fitness 9 a.m. Watercolor with Bea Pappas 1 p.m. 2401 Library Way Phone 472-5743 Friendly Faces, Helpful Friendly Faces, Helpful Personalized Service Personalized Service Open the hours you want 6am-10pm everyday Open the hours you want 6am-10pm everyday (239)472-9300 (239)472-9300 Located at Periwinkle & Casa Ybel Located at Periwinkle & Casa Ybel 1700 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 1700 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL Ad Effective August 18 August 24 Ad Effective August 18 August 24 $1.49Cracked Wheat Bread 1 lb. Loaf Experience Taste! Experience Taste! $3.99CrystalDrinking Water24 pack Retro 7UP12 pk. 2 for $5.00 Onions Dozen Roses$9.99 $1.49 Lb.Tomatoes SAVE 50 SAVE 50 SAVE $1 Lb.with coupon$1.49 Lb.


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201118 The Ding Darling Wildlife SocietyFriends of the Refuge (DDWS), along with the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, has announced its sixth annual donation of five grants of up to $1,000 to Lee County Schools for conservation education-related projects. Schools may use the grant money to purchase teaching aids, books, and classroom materials; fund new classroom science projects; take field trips; or conduct work projects in the community. All Lee County schools are invited to submit environmental educationor science-related unit proposals by Octiber 31. The five approved proposals will be awarded in December for projects to be completed by May 2012. With environmental education funding being cut throughout the school district, teachers and students are so grateful to receive our grants to fund special projects, said Doris Hardy, DDWS environmental education chair. Its an important part of the societys mission to educate and make future conservation stewards out of todays youth pool. For more information and an application, visit, scroll down to Inside the Society, and click on Teacher Grants; or contact Gary Ogden at 472-1100 ext. 233 or Hardy at As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, DDWS works to support JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuges mission of conservation, wildlife and habitat protection, research, and public education through charitable donations and Refuge Nature Shop proceeds. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4, or World-Class Shelling, Fishing and Sanibel Sunsets! Shopping Begins East Endat theSanibel Lighthouse Periwinkle Way Now Open for Breakfast & Lunch Only (till 3 pm) 472-0303 362 Periwinkle WayLighthouse CafePaul J. Morris BrokerCommercial/Residential 239-579-0511 O ce Vacation Rentals Property Management Email: paul@lighthouserealty .com www.LighthouseRealtyOf WE NOW OFFER STERLING SILVER POLISHING14K and 18K Platinum, Custom Design, Watch Batteries and Bands Buying GoldOn Sanibel For Over 20 Years!SUMMER HOURSMon-Fri 9:30-3:30 pm Sat. 9:30-?(at the East End)455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel472-5544 Unique Clothing & Accessories for the Island Girl and Island WomanFeaturing NYDJ Joseph Ribkoff. Berek Painted Pony & much, much more....SUMMER HOURSMon-Fri 9:30-3:30 pm Sat. 9:30-?(at the East End)455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel395-3455 Not Your Daughters Jeans Home of the World Famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand DollarMADE FRESH DAILY RIGHT IN OUR STOREBest of the Islands Ice Cream Gelato Smoothies Coffees Pastries362 Perwinkle Way (Don't Be Fooled!)We ARE the LITTLE GREEN SHOP ON THE CORNER239-472-6566 It's Simply the Best! We Cannot Tell A Lie. Original Italian Ice Cream Original Italian Ice Cream icecreamchickwingshotdogs burgers freshcut fries shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut res shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut fries shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs Shakes 1528 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL 472-8686OPEN 11 AM 9 PMChar-grilled Natural Casing Hot Dogs Fresh Cut Fries Juicy Hand Patted Burgers Thick MilkshakesPIZZA IS HERE!The original one & only established in 1998 Students from Lexington Middle School work on a native plant restoration project funded by a 2011 Ding Darling Wildlife Society grant Our email address is Ding Darling Society Offers Conservation Education Grants


19 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 CROW Case Of The Week: Eastern Screech Owlby Emilie AlfinoAn Eastern screech owl was found in the middle of the road on June 28 by William Egbert of Fort Myers as he headed home. I was going down a side street by my house and he was just lying by the road with his wing sticking out, Egbert said. I thought maybe something was wrong with his wing. Egbert drove by at first but when he checked his rear view mirror, it looked like the owl was having trouble, so he backed up and blocked traffic to prevent the little bird from getting hit. Using a towel in his truck, Egbert scopped up the tiny owl, laid him in his lap and drove home. He called a 24-hour veterinarian, who asked whether he could take care of the bird overnight which he could and then drop him off at the Eastside Animal Hospital on Palm Beach Boulevard, one of CROWs drop-off points, in the morning. I put him in a tupperware bin with a couple of towels, Egbert said. He was just a little guy so I put him in my lap. He was a little listless. He was a cute little guy. Dr. Amber McNamara observed that this owl didnt have a lot of external trauma, no bruising was noted, and there were no obvious wounds. Owls are one species whose anatomy allows us to readily see in their eyes and ears, which isnt true of most birds. There was no blood, which was good. But he was essentially recumbent, just lying down, Dr. Amber said. Given where the little bird was found, the doctor believed he was most likely hit by a car. It can be difficult, especially with adult owls, to determine if theyre just playing dead or really injured, Dr. Amber continued. Theyre very good at it, even the babies. Theyll just fall over. They instinctively know how to do it because its their defense mechanism. If the bird is playing dead, though, its usually obvious by the next morning. That held true with this owl, as staff could see he had some pretty major head trauma. He didnt want to stand and would sit in very awkward positions, sometimes with one wing sticking out at a strange and uncomfortable angle. His head would droop and he wasnt standing. We treated him like many of our trauma patients, with several types of pain medications, arnica and some fluids, Dr. Amber explained. He was very dull for about five days. The pain medication was continued and on the sixth night he ate a mouse. Even though he really wasnt as mentally aware as he could have been, he was alert enough to eat. Dr. Amber hoped that showed some progress. The owl continued that behavior for another couple of days, not as mentally aware as he could have been and not reacting to stimulus the way he should have been but he was eating, which was very much in his favor. We could feel his legs getting a little stronger now that he was eating even though he still wasnt standing, Dr. Amber said. We kept him in a small carrier for about a week. Then, since he was eating well, we decided to move him into a cage and offer him a perch for a change of scenery. Within 24 hours, he was up on a perch, which was great. The owl continued to get stronger and more alert over the next three days so his medications were discontinued but he was kept inside. Then on June 17 he went outside to an aviary, where he is now. He looks great: alert, upright he really has made a tremendous improvement, said Dr. Amber. I think hes probably about ready to be released. Dr. Amber believes this owl suffered some traumatic brain injury, probably from a car accident. We didnt see any outward wounds but it took almost two weeks before he was mentally and physically with it, she said. Often CROW staff has no idea not only how an animal was injured but even precisely what the animals injuries are, unless someone sees it happen. In this case, it was a likely assumption that the owl was hit by a car but still just an assumption. Its really hard and we do our best to make them as comfortable as we can and hope we can give them the time they need to improve, Dr. Amber said. When you start to see the little improvements the animal needs to make, thats what youre aiming for. CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.) is a non-profit wildlife hospital providing veterinary care for native and migratory wildlife from the Gulf Coast of Florida. The hospital accepts patients seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mail donations to PO Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. Call 472-3644 or visit: www.crowclinic. org. This Eastern screech owl now flies freely in his aviary, brought back from a traumatic brain injury by CROW staff E E njoy Beachfront Casual Dining Located inside the Historic Island Inn 3111 W. Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Andrea is back! The best view on Sanibel! Enjoy our full bar and lounge! Call for reservations (239) 472-4559 or visit Back by Popular Demand, Prime Rib Special & Prime Jazz I talian & Mediterranean Cuisine F ull Restaurant, Bar, and Lounge Will be featured on Wednesday, August 24th! Paul Ventura and Andrea, with Father Al & the Jazz Congregation Paul Ventura, Mr. Swing A full night of Jazz, featuring Paul Ventura, Mr. Swing, with Father Al & the Jazz Congregation. Make your reservations today!


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201120 Make your reservations today! 1231 Middle Gulf Drive472-4646 Dinner for 2 for $29.95 with a glass of house wine eachChoose any entree from our SUNSET DINNER MENUChoice of: soup or salad comes with potato, veggie, hot baked bread and fresh herb olive oil Available only from 5:00-6:30 pm daily!(Does not include tax or gratuity. Not valid on Holidays) IF OUR SEAFOOD WERE ANY FRESHER, WE WOULD BE SERVING IT UNDER WATERTHE LAZY FLAMINGOBeautiful Downtown Santiva 6520-C Pine Avenue472-5353LAZY FLAMINGO 2Beautiful Downtown Sanibel 1036 Periwinkle Way472-6939LAZY FLAMINGO 316501 Stringfelllow Road Bokeelia 283-5959LAZY FLAMINGO 412951 McGregor Boulevard Fort Myers 476-9000 G R I L L R A W B A R SEAFOOD Shell Museum Director Guest On TV ProgramBailey-Matthews Shell Museum Director Dr. Jos Leal recently appeared on FOX 4 Morning Blend to discuss shells and the museum. Having brought along several local and other specimens to show viewers, Leal stated that Sanibel-Captiva is the place to shell. There is a lot to be said about the shape of the islands, the placement of the islands along the Southwest Florida coast and the kinds of currents and waves that we have here that all helps with this big accumulation of shells we see here all the time. Leal was asked if all shells contained living creatures at one point. He answered, All shells are made by mollusks which are animals that will build a shell as they grow. The shell will grow as the animal grows. As for the shell museum, Leal noted that it is still a popular Sanibel stop for families and students alike. The museum is an educational facility and weve been on Sanibel for almost 16 years now, he said. We have several programs for the public. We have about 35 exhibits on shells and a very educational school group program through which we bring virtually all fourth graders from the Lee County public (school) system to visit the museum. We explain the miracle of shells. Leal also encouraged shell lovers to visit the museum. We have a focus on Sanibel and Southwest Florida (shells), but we have shells from the whole world, he said. Its a very affordable attraction and an educational way of spending your time on the islands. JACARANDAThe Entertainment Nightly in Sanibels Social Scene1223 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL 472-1771 Happy Apps $5.95Sesame Encrusted Ahi Tuna, Crispy Fried Calamari, Chilled Oysters, Steamed Shrimp, BBQ Beef Satays Snow Crab Legs, Chicken WingsSanibels Best HAPPY HOUR4 7 p.m. Nightly in the lounge2 for 1 DrinksCall & Well Liquor, Draft Beer Selections, Select House Wine Charlie Sergeant found this kings crown eating a clam near Beach Access #6 on Sanibel last week. Charlie is eight years old and just moved to Sanibel with his family this summer. Shell Found Charlie Sergeant holding his shell From page 1Shell ShowRefuge will be offering ranger-led beach walks at the Perry Tract at Gulfside Park, shell-related reading at the refuge session with shell craft, and free touch tank demo at Tarpon Bay Recreation Area. Children will be invited to create a special Shellabration! work of art and enter a coloring contest at Cheebuger Cheeburger. For entertainment, Shellabrators can attend the gala at the Island Inn, a fashion show featuring unique shell adorned garments at Sweet Melissas or the ice cream social and production of In Celebration of Ann Morrow Lindbergh by Rusty Brown at The Community House. Billys Bikes will offer the island experience by bicycle and a sunset yoga session will be held on the beach amongst Sanibels world famous seashells. Complete details of all events and promotions, including a calendar can be found at Returning Vet Presents Flag To SupportersOn August 15, Dr. Charles Boggs, a veteran army officer and local surgeon with Associates in General & Vascular Surgery presented an American flag to supporters who sustained him and his fellow soldiers during a recent deployment to Afghanistan. Boggs served in Afghanistan in the field as a trauma surgeon. During his deployment, surgical staff provided useful medical supplies and the Lee Memorial Health System Military support program sent care packages filled with hygiene items, socks, toilet paper, food, magazines, and newspapers. To thank everyone for their support, Boggs will be presenting them with a framed American flag at an informal ceremony. The flag is a source of pride for all Americans so it is especially meaningful to present this one to those people who were so supportive of me and the other military personnel who serve under it, says Boggs. Participating in the presentation with Boggs will be HealthPark Medical Center surgical staff and Kim Gaide, military support coordinator for Lee Memorial Health System. 75th Annual 2012 SHELL SHELL FAIR FAIRSANIBELFebruary 26THRUMarch 4 Read us online at


21 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011Cowries Coming To Shell MuseumThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums much-anticipated cowry shell exhibit will soon makes its debut on Sanibel. The display will be unveiled in the next few weeks, with a grand opening celebration to take place later this year. The exhibit, which was underwritten by part-time Sanibel residents Richard and Jean Rompala, will include cowries, videos and artifacts and text detailing the biology, classification, collectability, diversity, cultural history and impact of cowries. Not only are cowries popular with collectors for their beauty and symmetry, they have been pervasive as currency, clothing and decorative pieces in tropical and subtropical areas around the world. Shell Museum Director Dr. Jos H. Leal is happy to see the cowry project finally coming to fruition. This exhibit will bring the museum literally into the future with the interactive videos we have on living cowries covering all aspects related to this great group of shells, he said. We have to take this opportunity to thank Jean and Richard Rompala for making it possible to sponsor this exhibit. Sea Turtle Nesting DataSanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation reports sea turtle activity as of August 12 with the previous two years for comparison. August 12: Sanibel East: 35 nests, 84 false crawls*, 11 hatches Sanibel West: 239 nests, 359 false crawls, 87 hatches Captiva: 76 nests, 54 false crawls, 39 hatches August 12, 2010: Sanibel East: 20 nests, 65 false crawls, 3 hatches Sanibel West: 136 nests, 242 false crawls, 49 hatches Captiva: 63 nests, 117 false crawls, 26 hatches August 12, 2009: Sanibel East: 27 nests, 57 false crawls, 8 hatches Sanibel West: 155 nests, 177 false crawls, 83 hatches Captiva: 80 nests, 67 false crawls, 37 hatches *false crawl a failed nesting attempt If you have questions, or would like to know more about sea turtles on Sanibel, contact or call the Turtle Office at 472:2329 ext. 228. Dr. Jos Leal holds a cowry from the shell museums collection Everyone Deserves A Slice of ParadiseSANIBEL ISLAND, FLPIZZA 5 CRUST STLYES! "Crusty Curl Crust" Sicilian Style Crust (Deep Dish) Canape/Flatbread Crust Gluten Free Crust Parmesan Herb CrustTAKE OUT & DELIVERY ALL DAY! OPEN 11 AM CLOSE 7 DAYSTwo Sanibel Locations FREE DELIVERY1619 Periwinkle Way 472-1581 2496 Palm Ridge Rd. 472-3010/472-1023Avery and Alexa Wauben of Reston, Virginia found this live starfish and true tulip while staying at West Gulf Drive. They returned the live shells to the gulf waters after the picture. They also found seven alphabet cones and other shells. Avery and Alexa Wauben Shells Found ONE LARGE 16 CHEESE PIZZA PIZZA & & 10 10 WINGS WINGS $14.99 Across from CVS in Palm Ridge PlaceDELIVERY AVAILABLE TUE.SAT PM CLOSECALL AHEAD 472-2555~ OPEN ~Mon. 7am-3pm Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 7am-8pm Fri & Sat. 7am-9pm Sun. SeasonalWinner 2010 Taste of the Islands Voted BEST PizzaWe now sell beer!VALID FROM 4-8PM PICK-UP ONLY. TOPPINGS EXTRA, $1 EACH. NOT VALID WITH OTHER COUPONS OR OFFERS. EXPIRES 8/26/11 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 Come & Enjoy Come & Enjoy Your Favorite Your Favorite Sports Team Sports Team on our on our Big screen tvs Big screen tvs 28 BEERS ON TAP! 28 BEERS ON TAP!Check us out Check us out on facebook on facebook Email your editorial copy to:


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201122 Plant SmartSausage Treeby Gerri ReavesTheres no mistaking a sausage tree ( Kigelia africana) during fruiting season, so perfect is the common name. This member of the begonia family bears grey-brown fruits that dangle in clusters of three from long stalks. Each sausage can weigh up to 25 pounds and measure two feet long. The fruit has thin skin and fibrous pulp. In the trees native tropical and southern Africa, the flowers are pollinated by fruit bats and hawk-moths. In South Florida, however, red-bellied woodpeckers, insects and human hands pollinate the large maroon trumpet-shaped flowers. The blooms have velvety interiors and produce a profusion of nectar sought by wildlife. Although beautiful, they emit an unpleasant odor. The trunk is short and squat, the canopy dense and wide-spreading, and the leaves leathery. If youve never seen the remarkable sausage tree, visit the former Florida champion tree at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, which is 57 feet tall and 140 inches in circumference. The sausage tree isnt just a curiosity, but has many culinary, practical, and medicinal uses. The roasted fruit is used in making beer; the tough wood for shelves, boxes, and canoes; and the roots for dye, among other things. The plants pharmaceutically active compounds give it anti-oxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. Do not be tempted by the exotic fruit, which is a purgative that will blister the mouth and skin. The root systems can threaten buildings, paved areas and pools. Even one falling fruit can severely damage a car or injure a person or animal. Sources:,,, edisonfordwinterestates. org, and Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create a low-maintenance, drought-tolerant, hurricaneand pest-resistant South Florida landscape. The sausage tree, a native of tropical Africa, has been planted in South Florida mainly as a curiosity, since the fruit is inedible Falling fruit weighing up to 25 pounds presents a hazard to people, animals, and automobiles Voted as a Top 5 Best Breakfast in Florida By Southern Living Open 7 am 10 pm 7 Days a Week Breakfast t Endless Happy Hour Huge Kids Menu Outside Open 7 am 10 pm 7 Days a Week O p 1 0 p e k e k Voted BEST Family Dining We Pro ud ly y y y We Now Serving Fresh Fresh SEAFOOD Entr ees Daily Veal, Chicken, Pasta & PizzaFEATURING SANIBELS ORIGINAL WOOD FIRED PIZZA OVEN Present this ad and be seated before 5:30 p.m. and we will deduct $2.50 OFFEvery Adult Dinner Entree At MatzalunaNot valid with any other coupon. Expires 8/26/11 1200 Periwinkle Way (1/2 Mile west of the Causeway)472-1998 Open 7 Days 4:30 9:30 pm HAPPY HOUR4:30-6 PM 1/2 PRICE Well Drinks & House Wines .50 OFF Bottled Beer HAPPY HOUR AT THE BAR! $5 APPETIZERS $5 VAN GOGH FLAVORED VODKA MARTINIS 4:30 TO 6 PM F h SEAFOO D D E E E Dil AT T HE B AR 5 APPETIZER S N GOGH FLAVORE D D KA MARTINI S 4 :30 T O 6 P M THE ITALIAN KITCHEN


23 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 1551 Periwinkle Way I 472-7242 Lunch 113 I Happy Hour 36 I Dinner 59:30Dinner reservations suggested DINING SHOPPING COCKTAILS AWARD-WINNING BISTRO CUISINE JEWELRY, CLOTHING, BOOKS & GIFTS FINE WINES, BEERS & HAPPY HOUR MENU Live! Danny Morgan & Friends! TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 8PM UNTIL... 1551 Periwinkle Way 472-7242 Lunch 11-3 Happy Hour 3-6 Dinner 5-9 Chris Workman Every Wed. 7-10pm Danny Morgan & Friends Tues. & Thurs. 7-10pm Live Music Closed 9/23 10/3 BIG ARTS Workshops Include Glass Fusing, Pottery,TechnologyBIG ARTS has announced its workshop schedule for the winter season; signups are ongoing. There are new classes in iPods, iPads, and iPhone apps as well as new workshops in pastels, open studio, African jewelry and improv. BIG ARTS Winter Academy has recruited professors to lecture on art history, economics, music and art appreciation, religion and international law. A full workshop schedule is available at BIG or by contacting the office at 395-0900. Musical lesson signups are starting now for fall classes. Pottery on the Wheel with Kelly Williamson begins September 6, meets Tuesdays 6:30 to 9 p.m. Decorative Painting and More with Lois Ferguson begins October 5, meets Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Glass Fusing with Petra Kaiser begins October 6, meets Thursdays 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Life Drawing Open Studio Non Instructed with Carol Rosenberg begins October 7, meets Fridays 9:15 to 11:45 a.m. Paint with Friends with Jane Hudson begins October 12, meets Wednesdays at 1:15 p.m. Adventures in Watercolors & Mixed Media with Carolyn Councell begins October 18, meets Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For further information stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road Sanibel, call 3950900, e-mail, or log on to Call To Artists For Saturday Art FairsArt Walk Fort Myers is looking for vibrant, accomplished artists to set up in Downtown Fort Myers to sell their works at the Saturday Art Fair. The downtown gallery committees will jury this fair. Artists must submit three to five images of the art they will be selling. Art will line the sidewalks on First, Dean, Broadway and Jackson streets in downtown Fort Myers and art lovers will be looking for affordable fine art, jewelry, ceramics, designer wear and unique artsy gifts of all kinds. Art vendors will have their choice of placement on a first come basis for the more than 50 spots on the sidewalks. The event is free to the public and be well publicized, according to the organizers. The art fairs are held the Saturday after the first Friday Art Walk, 11am 4pm, each month from October through April. Fees: one month, $60; two months, $110; three months, $150; four months, $180; and for the entire season, $200. Deadline to sign up is September 29. Contact Claudia at or call Arts for ACT Gallery at 3375050 for more information. Fused glass by Petra KaiserEmail editorial copy to:


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201124 Fish Market Open at 11 am (2 pm Sunday) Restaurant Open 5:00-9:30 pm 7 days 472-3128 703 Tarpon Bay Rd Happy Hour Daily 4-6 10 Midnight at3 3 Years of Fresh Fish on Sanibel Island! 13 Dinners for $13. before 6:00 PM 7 days$6 Burgers & Quesadillas! Before 5 PM (Dine in only) Friday is stillLOBSTER NIGHT!Cinco de Mayo! All Weekend May 5th 8th Margaritas Coronas Mexican Dinners & Appetizers Eat, Drink and watch ALL the NHL & NBA Playoff games! Speak softly and order a Great Fish While visiting from Canton Ohio, Jaime (12), Jillian (11), Molly (9) and Ella (6) Petit along with their friends, Lauren (11) and Jac (8) Archer found many shells on the Tarpon Bay Road beach. Their bounty included a seveninch true tulip, eight lightning whelks, four banded tulips, and one pear whelk. They said shelling on Sanibel after a storm proved very successful! Brian (14) and Nora Ribera (12) of Potomac, Maryland found an alphabet cone, Junonia and a Scotch bonnet at the parking lot #7 beach while staying at Legends Golf and Country Club. Shells Found Brian and Nora Shells Found The Petits and the Archers with their finds Waverunners-Parasailing-Yamaha Scooters-Bicycles-Beach Chairs & Umbrellas-Sailboats Skimboards-SUPs-Golf Carts-Banana Boat Rides-Scoot Coupes-Cayo Costa WR Tours No-See-Um Repellent-Sunglasses-Freestyle & Momentum Watches-YOLO Gear-GoPro HD Sector 9-Arbor-Kahuna-Dregs-Gravity & Krown Longboards-Kahuna Big Stick-Beach Accessories-Indo Boards-Slackline-Kids Cl othing-Waboba-Zap Skimboards-Cool Hats YOLO Watersports, Inc. btnfrrbrbt rf r!f" rf r#$"!f" Read us online at


25 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 Outdoor & Indoor Dining Take-Out Pet Friendly Patio Baked Goods Beer & Wine Breakfast, Lunch & DinnerOlde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Rd.239.472.2625Breakfast, Lunch Daily 7am 2:30pm Dinner Tues Sat: 4pm 8pm Island Paws A Very Unique Pet Shop! Just Three Doors DownNOW SERVING DINNERWeve Got Your BennyDipptf!gspn!Usbejujpobm-!Sfvcfo-!Tbojcfm!Tisjnq-! Opwb!Tnplfe!Tbmnpo-!Wfsz!Wfhhjf-!ps!Zb.Bmm t!Tpvuifso! Fhht!Cfofejdu/!!Dpnf!usz! fn!bmm/ Reuben Benedict toasted English muffin topped with 1000 island dressing, grilled corned beef, two poachers & hollandaise sauce.Tues thru Sat: 4pm-8pm Outdoor & Indoor Dining Take-Out Pet Friendly Patio Baked Goods Beer & Wine Breakfast & Lunch Breakfast & Lunch Daily 7am 2:30pm Shell Museum Develops Program To Keep The Kids BusyIn response to a need expressed by lodging partners throughout the county, The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum has developed a resort program called Children Play...Parents May? Family vacations are great, but adults may find themselves dreaming of a few hours to themselves. Maybe Mom and Dad have shopping in mind without the stress of assuring fragile gift shop objects will remain on the shelves. Perhaps a favorite book is calling, or a meal with just grown-up conversations. If so, this program is perfect. Drop the children off and enjoy 2 hours of guilt-free adult time. The children wont even know youre gone because they will be reading about mollusks and their friends, playing educational games, creating shell craft projects, making fact wheels or pop-up books, and doing creative writing. The program is appropriate for ages five through 12. The cost is $15 per child. Classes will be held at the museum from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on the following Tuesdays and Thursdays in August (and September 1): In August: Tuesday/Thursday the 23, 25, 30 In September: September 1 To register call Diane Thomas, the museums public programs specialist, at 3952233, or forward an email to Registration is required by 3 p.m. Monday for Tuesday sessions, and by 3 p.m. Wednesday for Thursday sessions. Learning about live shells is a fun part of the resort camp Just up the road awaits a true, must-do destination: the Old Captiva House, where Americas most romantic sunset meets Captivas top-rated dining in a charming, historic, Gulf-front location complete with live piano.TWEEN WATERS INN ISLAND RESORT 15951 CAPTIVA DRIVE 239.472.5161 TWEEN-WATERS.COM The Crows Nest is one special place, every night of the week. Take Tuesdays Prime Rib Special, $29.95 for Two. Wednesdays Surf & Turf Special, $24.95. Fridays Fish Fry Special, $17.95. Or Sundays BBQ Special, $17.95. Plus music Friday and Saturday, The Sand Fleas. WHETHER YOU LOOK WEST OR LOOK DOWN, THE VIEW IS EQUALLY SPECTACULAR. NOT ONLY DO WE MAKE EVERY NIGHT SPECIAL. WE MAKE SPECIALS EVERY NIGHT. Reservations: 239.472.5161 x421. Feast your eyes and your appetite. Open nightly. Public Welcome. AHHH. THATS THE { THREE CRAZY KIDS } SPOT. Put your body, mind and spirit in wonderful harmony and welcome relaxation with the all-new Spa at Tween Waters Inn. Spoil yourself, or someone you love, today. Reservations: 239.472.5161 x390


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201126 Since 1976Lunch 11:30 AM til 3:00 PM Dinner 5:00 PM til 9:30 PM Closed Sundays Open all day for beer & wine 472-3434 Open Daily: Lunch: 11:30am to 3:30pm Dinner: 5:30pm to 9:30pm (239) 472-3337 15183 Captiva Drive Captiva Island, Florida 33924 A Captiva Island Tradition Since 1976 Captivas Finest Waterfront Restaurant Come by Land.... or Come by Sea... Nursing Students Volunteer At Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Chrissy Lowery, a senior nursing major at Florida Gulf Coast University, is meeting her schools service learning requirement by volunteering several hours a week at the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum. This summer she has assisted Public Programs Specialist Diane Thomas with camp crafts and has helped build the museums award-winning Fourth of July parade float. She also spends several hours a week in the main exhibit hall handing out information to visitors and answering their questions. Lowery recruited her friend, Nicole Marrero, another FGCU senior nursing student, to earn her volunteer hours at the shell museum. Marrero is also splitting her time helping with youth summer camps and working as an exhibit docent. For their training, the young women watched shell-related videos, took a guided tour, and received a comprehensive script containing facts about the museum and its displays. Ive learned a whole lot about shells I never would have learned before, Lowery said of her experience. Its interesting. I never knew there were so many different types of shells and so many types of mollusks and what they can do. Its pretty cool. Lowery said she enjoys meeting visitors from countries around the world and designing artwork with her young campers. I love crafts, she said. Its neat how you can make shell crafts; its pretty creative. Nicole Marrero helps camper Erik Bravo with his craft Chrissy Lowery, right, and Anna Willis make shell picture frames Send your editorial copy


27 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 Space Still Available For Free Nonprofit SeminarSpace is still available for Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA, Certified Public Accountants & Business Consultants first session in its series of free Sunrise Quickinars for nonprofit organizations Tuesday, August 23 at United Way in Fort Myers. Focusing on accounting practices and requirements specifically for nonprofits, all the seminars are coordinated with Southwest Florida Community Foundation in partnership with United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades. For the first time each seminar will be duplicated on Sanibel in the days following the mainland event. Weve had requests from our island nonprofit clients to hold sessions on Sanibel so we are excited to be partnering with Bank of the Islands to make this happen, said Lori Wilson, shareholder with Myers, Brettholtz & Company. The first session, Auditor Communications and Understanding Financial Statements, will be held Tuesday, August 23 at United Way in Fort Myers and Thursday, August 25 at Bank of the Islands on Sanibel. Future sessions include: September 6 and 8 Fraud and Internal Control September 20 and 22 Budgeting & Cash Flow October 4 and 5 Functional Expenses October 18 and 20 Filing Requirements & Reporting to Donors November 1 and 4 Policies Community involvement and volunteerism are integral components of our culture, said Steve Brettholtz, shareholder in the firm. We believe giving back to the community and by sharing our expertise in accurate financial reporting, controls, policies, analysis and more, we help local nonprofits make sure they are in compliance with donors, grantors and taxing authorities. Since 1979, Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA has been working with nonprofit organizations in Lee and Collier counties helping them achieve their goals. All Tuesday seminars will be held at United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades at 7273 Concourse Drive, Fort Myers. Registration and a continental breakfast will be served for the Fort Myers sessions at 8 a.m. The seminars will last from 8:15 until 10 a.m. The duplicate seminars for the island nonprofits will take place at Bank of the Islands located at 1699 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Registration and a continental breakfast will be served for the island sessions at 8:45 a.m. The seminars will last from 9 until 10:30 a.m. Space is limited and participants must register in advance by contacting Shamera Rye at or 939-5775. Shareholders of the firm: John Lopez, Jennifer Coleman, Lori Wilson and Steve Brettholtz Appetizers Sunset Shrimp CocktailPesto marinated and grilled large Gulf shrimp, Chilled and served on horseradish coulis, Sherry crme fresh and mango salsa 13Sunset CevicheGulf Grouper, shrimp and scallops marinated in Florida citrus, avocado and tomatoes. Served with crispy herb at bread 15Coastal Lobster Crab CakesTwo pan seared Maine lobster and lump crab cakes with a vanilla rum sauce and mango crme fraische 17Beef CarpaccioThinly shaved all natural beef tenderloin, with fried capers, Kalamata olive tapenade, sweet onions, shaved parmesan cheese with Asiago crostinis 14Seasonal Harvest BruschettaSeasonal tomatoes, Kalamata olives, capers and Goat cheese 11Fried Baby ArtichokesCreamy garlic herb stuf ng, smoked tomato aioli and marinated roasted peppers 11Soup Lobster BisqueThis creamy bisque is nished with Sherry, ne herbs and Lobster 11Salads CaesarRomaine lettuce, Parmesan Reggiano cheese tossed in our homemade dressing and topped with Chardonnay brined anchovies and grape tomatoes 11Warm Baby Spinach SaladGorgonzola crumbles, apple vinaigrette, sweet and spicy pecans, applewood smoked bacon and sauted sweet onions over fresh baby spinach 12Avocado and Tomato SaladVine ripe tomatoes and avocadoes in a balsamic and roasted garlic dressing, with Tuscan artichokes, Pepita encrusted warm Goat Cheese and roasted peppers 12Sunset Grouper Fresh gulf Grouper encrusted in Macadamia nuts and pan seared, served on a bed of julienne vegetables, coconut rum butter, Mango fruit salsa and Key lime beurre blanc. 27.99Grilled Dill SalmonWood grilled Atlantic salmon with roasted vegetable wild rice and nished with a dill Dijon crme. 26.99Tanglewood Farms Organic Chicken RouladeFree range, air chilled and all natural chicken stuffed with organic Apricots and seasonal mushrooms with a savory apple and Brie bread pudding. Topped with an apple brandy veal jus. 25.99Shrimp PastaFour jumbo shrimp, Sauted with a touch of garlic, tomato and fresh herbs. Served on a bed of home made Pappardelle pasta tossed with artichokes, prosciutto and baby spinach in a light white wine, lemon and cream 29.99Beef TenderloinA 6 oz. wood grilled let of beef, served atop an Applewood smoked bacon jus, with sauce Barnaise. Accompanied by Yukon Gold mashed potatoes. 32.99New York Strip SteakA wood grilled 12 ounce New York Strip steak, mesquite seasoned and topped with Stilton compound butter. Served beside herb and Yukon Gold mashed potatoes. 30.99Key West Beer Brined Slow Roasted Pork ShankCaribbean spiced and marinated pork shank served with sweet and spicy roasted corn relish, and a key lime beurre blanc. With Yukon Gold mashed potatoes. 25.99Heart Healthy EntreHickory grilled Sword sh with lemon caper sauce, topped a Mediterranean salsa and served with roasted vegetable wild rice 26.99 Breakfast 8:30am 2pm Lunch 11am 2pm Dinner 6 pm 9 pm Dinner Reservations Recommended 6536 Pine Ave. Sanibel Island 239-472-2333 Located where Sanibel meets Captiva DING DING DARLING DARLING DAYS DAYSSANIBEL & CAPTIVA October 20 October 20THRU October 27 October 27


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29 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 A Dark Comedy Premiere At Theatre Conspiracyby Di SaggauThe opening night packed house experienced a very unique and most enjoyable comedy during Theatre Conspiracys World Premiere production of Elsewhere. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Bill Taylor, the cast took the audience on a hysterical journey involving a young woman who will go to extremes for a little human companionship, a delivery man who is talked into moving in with her and a sister who shows up unexpectedly. Jenny Smith plays Celia, a woman terrified of living alone. It doesnt take long to figure out that Celia marches to a different drummer. She loves to talk and cooking, tons of it, calms her nerves. This is a woman with a very strange mission and Smith plays her to perfection. During a talk back with playwright Adam Szymkowicz, he said the play was written for three specific actor friends. I cant imagine anyone doing a better job in the role of Celia than Smith. Learning all the dialogue is a challenge in itself and her delivery of the many lines is truly amazing. She told the audience that having five brothers and two sisters made it easy for her to relate to sibling rivalry. Jordan Wilson plays Teddy, the delivery man who wants to be a painter. He pursues his dream after moving in with Celia, but he needs a muse to spur him forward. Along comes Amanda, played by Denise Scott. She is Celias older sister, the one who used to bury all Celias toys in the backyard. Wilson, with his wonderful facial expressions and timing, breathes life into his rather laidback character. Scott also does a commendable job as the sister who threatens Celias romantic inclinations. It seems that Amanda, in the past, managed to snag just about every boyfriend who ever entered Celias life. Strange thing is they all mysteriously disappeared. The dialogue in this play is clever. At one point Celia leaves the room sayin, Im just going to practice playing the tambourine in case it becomes necessary. Thats Celia for you. She talks for the sake of talking and the result is very funny. Whenever she makes a demand of Teddy, and he doesnt quite agree, she says, Think about it. Teddy does a lot of thinking. Elsewhere plays with no intermission and a lot of quick scene changes. Theres a brief moonlight musical segment and a couple of bedroom scenes that add to the fun. If you like absurdly funny comedy with a few surprises along the way, I suggest you make plans to see this show. I found it thoroughly enjoyable from start to finish. Elsewhere plays through August 27 at the Foulds Theatre at the Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers. For tickets call 936-3239. Jordan Wilson and Jenny Smith in Elsewhere Jenny Smith and Jordan Wilson in Elsewhere photos by Theatre Conspiracy Award Winning flavors from around the world Doc Fords Ft. Myers Beach 708 Fishermans Wharf Dr. 239.765.9660 Doc Fords Sanibel 975 Rabbit Road 239.472.8311 & Weve got your game! ZAGATZAGAT.COMRated by: Follow us on acebook Island Mojito! Doc F The NFL is here and theres no shortage of TVs at Doc Fords! b ttnfrfrr Yucatan Shrimp!Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299 or email


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201130 Sponsors Sought For Celebrity Waiter Dinner Child Care of Southwest Florida is seeking sponsors for its third annual Stars for Kids Celebrity Waiter Dinner and Auction Saturday, October 8, to support the agencys mission and benefit a scholarship fund for low-income children in need of child care. Sponsorships ranging from $750 to $5,000 are still available for the event, to be held at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa. Individual tickets are $100 or a table of 10 may be sponsored for $1,000. The event raised $27,000 last year to provide child care scholarships for lowincome families. Tickets may be purchased by calling 278-1002 or visiting the website at www. NBC-2 Anchor Kellie Burns and Auctioneer Scott Robertson (who also is vice-chairman of the charitys board of directors) will share duties as master and mistress of ceremonies. Celebrity waiters serve the meals and perform extra duties in exchange for additional tips. The waiter who collects the most tips from his/her table wins the coveted 2011 Most Appreciated Celebrity Waiter Award. We have an outstanding roster of celebrity waiters, who will be announced in the next couple of weeks, said Linda McNabb, development director of Child Care of Southwest Florida. And we already have some great auction items that I know everyone will be interested in taking home with them. The evening will include both silent and live auction items, including a twonight stay at the Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa and autographed sports memorabilia from the Minnesota Twins, Miracle Baseball and Miami Dolphins. Funds raised will be used to provide scholarships for low-income children to receive child care in the six centers operated by Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. and to support the mission of the non-profit agency. The agency provides child care for children from infancy through age 8. In addition, it offers training for early childhood professionals, and administers the federal food program for eligible centers and family child care homes throughout Southwest Florida. The agency must rely on donations and volunteer efforts from members of the community, corporations and foundations to build and maintain programs that make a difference to low-income children. Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc., is a United Way agency. For more information about Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc., or the Stars for Kids Celebrity Waiter Dinner and Auction, call Linda McNabb at 4251017 or visit Call To ArtistsArt Walk Fort Myers is looking for vibrant, accomplished artists to set up in downtown Fort Myers to sell their work for Art Walk Fort Myers Saturday Art Fair. The downtown gallery committees will jury this fair. Artists must submit three to five images of the art they will be selling. Art will line the sidewalks on First, Dean, and Lee streets in downtown Fort Myers. Art lovers will be looking for affordable fine art, jewelry, ceramics, designer wear and unique gifts of all kinds. Vendors will have their choice of placement on a first-come basis for the 50-plus spots on the sidewalks. The event is free to the public and will be well publicized. The Saturday Fort Myers Art Fair is held the Saturday after the first Friday Art Walk, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each month from October to April. The fee to artists for a spot will be: one month, $60; two months, $110; three months, $150; four months, $180. Sign up for all of October through April for $200. Deadline to sign up is September 29. Contact Claudia at cgoode@actabuse. com or call Arts for ACT Gallery at 3375050 for more information. Lee County Commissioner/Celebrity Waiter Ray Judah at last years event. NBC-2 Anchor and Mistress of Ceremonies Kellie Burns Auctioneer Scott RobertsonOctober Calendar Of Events Southwest Florida Symphony October 19, Southwest Florida Symphony annual meeting, Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers. Reception at 4:30 p.m., meeting begins at 5 p.m. followed by the board meeting October 29, Murder at the Oasis/Arabian Nights 7 to 11 p.m., at The White Orchid adjacent to the Oasis Towers, Fort Myers, $75 per person and VIP tickets available for $125 per person. Unravel the clues and solve a mystery as the Southwest Florida Symphony plays a live, interactive game of whodunit with an Arabian Nights theme. There will be silent auction items and entertainment by members of the Southwest Florida Symphony. All of the suspects will be strolling the grounds of the White Orchid during the course of the game to help guests narrow down their choices of which musical instrument was involved as the weapon, where the terrible plot occurred and who performed the deadly blow. Costumes or themed attire are encouraged. Opening night at the Symphony is November 5, Master Works I, featuring Brahms Symphony no. 2 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. For information about the 2011-12 Southwest Florida Symphony season and to purchase concert and event tickets, call the Southwest Florida Symphony box office at 418-1500 or go to Celebrity Waiters from 2010 included Mr. Incredible (Roger Mercado); Wonder Woman (Lisa Cronin-Miller) and Superman (Greg Frith)


31 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 Book ReviewA World On Fireby Max FriedersdorfTwelve years in preparation, Amanda Foremans sweeping epic, A World On Fire, Britains Crucial Role In The Civil War, is being favorably compared to War And Peace and Gone With The Wind. The accolades for the 958-page book are well deserved by the Oxfordeducated historian who won Britains coveted Whitbread Prize for Georgiana: Duchess Of Devonshire, which was adapted for the screen as The Duchess. British involvement in the Civil War was inevitable, Foreman explains, because of its dependence on Southern cotton, while the Confederacy depended entirely on England for guns, ammunition and ship-building. While the Union tottered on the brink of war with England for four years, the South courted formal recognition for the Confederate States of America from the British and other European powers that would force the North to let the new nation go its own way. Between 1861 and 1865, thousands of British citizens volunteered for service on both sides of the Civil War. From the first cannon blasts on Fort Sumter to Lees surrender at Appomattox, they served as officers and infantrymen, sailors and nurses, blockade runners and spies. Three days of horrific fighting in July, 1863, at the small town of Gettysburg, Pennslvania, ultimately settled the issue of Southern independence. The invasion of Pennsylvania by Robert E. Lees elite Army of Northern Virginia represented the high water mark of the Confederacy as British politicians appeared to be on the brink of Southern recognition in the event of another battlefield victory by the apparently invincible Lee and his army. The battle of Gettysburg resulted in a crushing Confederate defeat, and for the past 150 years, historians have been playing the blame game. Victory has a thousand fathers, defeat is a lonely orphan, an adage as old as war itself, certainly applies to Gettysburg where even the Confederate generals themselves could not agree on why they lost. Historian Robert P. Broadwater has authored a marvelous new book entitled, Gettysburg As The Generals Remembered It, Postwar Perspectives Of Ten Commanders, a superb collection of reminiscences of the leading generals at Gettysburg. Their views and opinions are then weighed against the historical record of the battle. General James Longstreet, known affectionately as Lees old war horse, and also a corps commander at Gettysburg, absorbs the most blame for the Southern defeat from his comrades for a tardy attack on the second day, allowing the Federals to strengthen Little Round Top to impregnability. The other Southern corps commander at Gettysburg, Robert Ewell, is also lambasted for not seizing the heights south of town the first day, July 1, after routing the Union troops through downtown Gettysburg. Lee told him to charge the hills, if practible, and Ewell chose not to follow up his victory. All of these generals stood at the sides of Meade and Lee during the battle that decided forever the future of the United States. It is fascinating reading. Both books, A World On Fire and Gettysburg As The Generals Remembered It, are available on the new books shelf at the Sanibel Public Library which has assembled a marvelous collection of new Civil War sequicentennial books. A World on Fire by Amanda Foreman Gettysburg as the Generals Remembered It by Robert P. Broadwater GENERAL ELECTRIC Automatic Standby GeneratorsWhats your back-up plan?When the power goes out, depend on a GENERAL ELECTRIC standby generator to supply automatic back-up electricity to your homes essential items. 24/7 BLACKOUT PROTECTION HANDS-FREE OPERATION PERMANENTLY INSTALLED Complete Whole-House or Essential Protection Packages Available Authorized GE, Briggs & Stratton & Generac Service & Sales DealerHave Your Own Generator? Well Wire It In Safely! Your Full Service Generator Company Serving Lee County 2244-15 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Call 472-1841 for information or a Free Consultation Home Generator SystemsVOTED BEST OF THE ISLANDS 20+ YEARS Lic. #S1-11850


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Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201132 My Stars FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 22, 2011ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A troubling situation takes a positive turn and moves toward a resolution that should please you and your supporters. Meanwhile, make time to deal with new domestic issues. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Its a good time to reassess your goals and consider shifting directions. Remember to keep an open mind, and be prepared to make changes as new opportunities arise. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Rely on your strong Mercury aspect to help you close that communication gap before it becomes too wide to cross. A sibling or other family member has news. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Youre about to get off that emotional roller coaster and start experiencing more stability than youve been used to. This is a good time to let someone new into your life. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Good news: A trusted friend comes through for you. But you still need to shed that last scrap of self-doubt and once more become the cool, confident Cat we all know and love. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Things should be getting back to a less hectic pace. Enjoy the more peaceful atmosphere. You earned it. But dont forget about those stillunresolved issues. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A more positive family relationship develops as misunderstandings are explained away. A job situation appears promising, but check it out before you act on it. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Congratulations. That on-the-job situation is working out as youd hoped. Nows a good time to relax and to enjoy the company of family and close friends. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) You might feel as if youre caught in an emotional tug-of-war. But dont be rushed into a decision on either side. Wait for more facts before you act. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) The Goats usually high level of self-confidence is brimming over these days. This should help you deal with a situation that youve avoided for far too long. Go for it. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Relationships become more intense. But be careful not to be pushed into decisions youre not comfortable with. Remember: Youre the one in charge of your life. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) You need to show more confidence in your ability to reach your goals. Make that long-delayed decision, and avoid floundering around in a sea of self-doubt. BORN THIS WEEK: Although you appear to be strongly opinionated, you can also be open to other ideas -so long as they are presented with logic and clarity. On Aug. 23, 1814, during the war of 1812, first lady Dolley Madison abandoned the couples personal belongings to save the full-length portrait of former president George Washington from desecration by vengeful British soldiers. The next night, British troops burned the White House. On Aug. 24, 1875, Captain Matthew Webb of Great Britain becomes the first man to successfully swim the English Channel without assistance. Webb reached shore in 21 hours and 45 minutes. In 1883, Webb attempted to swim the Niagara River, and drowned in 10 minutes. His body was found four days later. On Aug. 28, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson is picketed by woman suffragists in front of the White House, who demand that he support an amendment to the Constitution that would guarantee women the right to vote. Wilson had a history of lukewarm support for womens suffrage even, though he was a former teacher at a womens college and the father of two daughters. On Aug. 26, 1939, television station W2XBS in New York City broadcasts a doubleheader between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Cincinnati Reds from Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. It was the first Major League Baseball game ever aired on television. On Aug. 25, 1944, after more than four years of Nazi occupation, Paris is liberated by the French 2nd Armored Division and the U.S. 4th Infantry Division. German General Dietrich von Choltitz defied an order by Adolf Hitler to blow up Paris landmarks and burn the city to the ground before its liberation. On Aug. 27, 1967, Brian Epstein, manager of the Beatles, is found dead of an accidental drug overdose in his Sussex, England, home. The world might never have heard of the Beatles were it not for Epstein. Just a few months after being hired he got them their first recording contract with Parlophone Records. On Aug. 29, 1982, Swedish-born actress and three-time Academy Award winner Ingrid Bergman dies of cancer in London on her 67th birthday. Bergman was best known for her role as Ilsa Lund in Casablanca. It was American ventriloquist and comedian Willie Tyler who made the following sage observation: The reason lightning doesnt strike twice in the same place is that the same place isnt there the second time. Even flight attendants have their own patron saint, as declared by Pope Paul XXIII in 1962: Saint Bona of Pisa. Many people believe that the Gutenberg Bible, which came from the presses of Johannes THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE


33 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 Gutenberg in the 1450s, is the first example of a printed book, but thats not true; its the first book printed using movable type. The oldest known printed book is actually the Diamond Sutra, which was printed in China more than 550 years before the Gutenberg Bible. In many Middle Eastern cultures, it is traditional to celebrate a wedding with five events. The first is the engagement party, during which the bride-to-be changes clothes several times. When the bride and groom sign the marriage contract there is another party, again with numerous changes of clothing by the bride. The day before the wedding there is a henna party, during which the bride and others are painted with elaborate designs that are thought to ward off evil spirits. The reception takes place after the wedding, and guests are often given five almond pieces, each piece symbolizing one of the sacred wedding wishes: health, happiness, wealth, longevity and fertility. Seven days after the wedding is the final celebratory event, known as sabaa, which is for women only and is analogous to the wedding shower we have in the West. The town of North Pole, Alaska, is actually 1,700 miles south of the planets geographical North Pole. The nice thing about egotists is that they dont talk about other people. -Lucille S. Harper THOUGHT FOR THE DAY Poetic Voicesselected by Don BrownI Dont Write Nature Poemsby Sidney B. SimonBut, but, there I was, trapped in front of the bird feeder, a three tuber wildbird seeds, big sunflower blackies, and those little Nyger seeds the Gold Finches love. You get variety up there in that feeder. Even the Mourning Doves crowd in, trembling, vulnerable, watching, on guard. The militant Grosbeaks push them off. And a squirrel is working the ground. Eyeing the feeder, trying to figure out how to jump down off the roof on it. Ive seen him try, and he will not win. Not on my territory at least. A Cardinal shows up, next to the golden whatever it is. Looks like the colors on my high school football jersey. And a Titmouse raises its crown, I wasted the whole morning. Only had enough time for these few lines before lunch call, and the retreat into reading Sharon Olds. She doesnt write nature poems either. Sidney B. Simon is Professor Emeritus, The University of Massachusetts. He is the author of a dozen books, mostly on values clarification and a happy member of Island Writers Group 4. His 13th book, Living And Loving In That Condo with a View of the Gulf, contains poems about people growing old in a mythical condo on a mythical island. Top Ten Books On The Island1. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins 2. Help by Kathryn Stockett 3. Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo 4. Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum 5. Swamplandia! by Karen Russell 6. Postmistress by Sarah Blake 7. Living Sanibel by Charles Sobczak 8. Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls 9. Distant Hours by Kate Morton 10. 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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201134 Gold Ribbon Classic Golf TournamentCandlelighters of Southwest Florida Inc. presents its 17th Annual Gold Ribbon Classic Golf Tournament to benefit local children with cancer and blood disorders Saturday, September 24, at The Bonita Bay Club East, 3700 Wildwood Boulevard, Naples. This is the charitys major fundraiser and provides the necessary dollars to support local children with cancer or blood disorders. The children and their families are able to attend free special events and family activities they may otherwise be unable to afford and receive much-needed support throughout their childs diagnosis. Candlelighters Golf Tournament is open to the public. Sponsorships are available which include title sponsors; beverage carts, holes, golfers and other opportunities ranging from $100 to $10,000. Advance registration is required as there is a limit on the number of players accepted. The $150-per-golfer fee includes a round of golf on one of Floridas most prestigious golf course, practice balls, goodie bags for each player, a buffet lunch and awards presentation immediately following play. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. There are games on the course as well as a chance to win raffle prizes. In addition, people can help by furnishing the charity with gift certificates, gift items to be used as raffle prizes, or gathering items for the golfers goodie bags. To learn more about the charity or download information on the golf event, log on to or Baseball Game Outing To TampaJoin San-Cap Art League for a bus trip to see the Boston Red Sox take on the Tampa Bay Rays. Let us do the work as you sit back in your seat and enjoy all the sights and sounds of the game. 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In 2010, John Force became the oldest season champion in NHRA racing history. How old was he? 7. When was the last time before Wimbledon in 2011 that the top two mens seeds met in a grand slam nal?1. He had 131 runs scored in 2006. 2. Randy Jones of the San Diego Padres, in 1976. 3. Joe Montana (three), Bart Starr (two), Terry Bradshaw (two) and Tom Brady (two). 4. Three times -1962, 1968 and 2010. 5. Fifteen times starting with the 1992-93 season, and only twice before then. 6. He was 61. 7. The 2009 Australian Open (top seed Rafael Nadal vs. No. 2 Roger Federer). ANSWERSGolf Event To Benefit ChapinThe second annual Golfing for Charity benefit for the Harry Chapin Food Bank is Friday, October 7. This is an opportunity provided by SERVPRO, a fire and water cleanup and restoration company. The one-day tournament will be held at West Bay Club in Estero and will provide both financial support and food items for the food bank. The charity event is open to the public. The entry for each player is $100, which includes cart and green fees, two beverages on the course, and the Scoreboard Party following the tournament. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. All monetary proceeds will benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank. Nonperishable food items will also be collected prior to the tournament. The event is being sponsored by Spectrum Contracting, Aquatic Systems, and Sherwin Williams. Other sponsorships are available. Registration and payment may be made by sending checks payable to SERVPRO of Collier County/Fort Myers South, 5605 2nd Street W., Lehigh Acres, FL 33917. For more information about the event, contact Shannon ONeill at 430-9300. Additional information about or to contribute financially to the Harry Chapin Food Bank, contact 334-7007 or go to To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


35 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011PGA TipsWhy Should You Play Golf?by Matt Oakley, PGA Golf ProfessionalThe peacefulness of a golf course Where else can you go and enjoy all the things in nature a golf course can offer? Wildlife such as alligators, bald eagles, osprey, tropical birds of all species, ducks, etc. Nothing soothes the sprit more than being outdoors. Golf builds character You will learn more about yourself and others on a golf course than you will at any other place or time. Handling adversity shows you life lessons that are invaluable. Golf is a game of a lifetime You can play golf much later into life than any other sport. Football players, baseball players, athletes of all kinds turn to golf when their playing careers are over. Arnold Palmer just turned 80 years old and can still shoot around par most of the time. I dont know of any 80-year-old nose tackles who can still play football. Golf can be social or individual I love to play golf with my friends, but have to admit a late afternoon on the practice tee with a bucket of balls by myself is more therapeutic to the soul than anything. Competition This one is why I love golf most. I compete against the golf course, old man par, myself and my buddies. If you doubt it, what did it feel like the first time you made a birdie, beat your dad or won a few bucks off that loudmouth at the office? Integrity No referees, no umpire, just you and your conscience. Exercise America is the fattest country in the world. Walking 18 holes carrying your own bag burns more calories than jogging three miles. FGCU Hosts 5K Fun RunThe Kleist Health Education Center at Florida Gulf Coast University invites the public to a 5K Fun Walk/Run event from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 17 on campus to help raise funds for future programming and transportation for school students in the Southwest Florida community. Early registration begins August 28. Registration information for this event can be found at: events.asp. The Kleist Health Education Center is an educational, not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting healthy lifestyles. Its mission is to cultivate life-long habits that empower individuals to make healthier lifestyle choices and reduce destructive decision making. Through the use of dynamic interactive educational programs, children and adults will begin a lifetime journey of healthy living. For more information about the event, contact MaryAnn Adams at 590 -7459. June Visitor Spending Was UpIn June, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel hosted 334,800 visitors, who spent about $174.8 million, Davidson-Peterson Associates reported last week to the Lee County Tourist Development Council. Total visitation decreased 18 percent from June 2010, but the number of visitors staying in paid accommodations increased 20 percent; total expenditures increased 7.3 percent. Year-to-date, visitations are 0.4 percent above last year, and estimated total expenditures jumped 17 percent over the same period last year. For the first half of 2011, estimated total expenditures are up 15.9 percent over 2010. Some 473,332 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in June a decrease of 0.7 percent compared to June 2010. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 5.4 percent from the same period last year. 1149 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 239/472-0176 fax 239/472-0350 www.jnaislandrealestate.comIf you are interested in listing your island property, contact the islands oldest and most prominent real estate company. We get results! Loggerhead CayThis ground level condo is just STEPS AWAY FROM THE BEACH and offers pool and gulf views! Would make a perfect vacation home or investment as it boasts an excellent rental history. Community grills, shuf eboard, tennis courts and topnotch club house are just a few of the many amenities offered at Loggerhead Cay. This condo comes fully furnished and is located on the desirable East End. Offered for $529,000.Contact the Walters Team Tracy 239/994-7975 or Connie 239/841-4540 Island Beach ClubA special opportunity to have your own Up-Town Apartment located in one of Sanibels favorite Gulf Front Communities. This creative space amidst the tree tops offers luxurious living with some of the nest appointments. Open kitchen, sleek lines and furnishings, amazing bathrooms, doors, oors and glass throughout. Make this 2 bedroom, 2 bath residence the Sanibel Lifestyle destination you have always wanted.Enjoy competitive fees, the pet friendly atmosphere, elevator service, on site caretaker, beautiful pool and tranquil beaches. Offered for $529,000.Contact the Walters Team Tracy 239/994-7975 or Connie 239/841-4540 Sanctuary Golf ClubTop oor Ibis at The Sanctuary. Spectacular views overlooking the 9th hole tee, 17th green and lake. 10 ft ceilings, cherry hardwood oors, professionally decorated with beautiful Tommy Bahama furnishings, Murphy bed and window coverings. Master bath features include a skylight and marble oors. Pool is conveniently located a few steps from the elevator. Single car private garage with additional guest parking in front of building. Sanctuary membership is available but not required. Offered for $475,000. Contact Bob Berning 239/699/9597 or Ken Colter 239/851-1357 Tidewater IslandBeautiful old Florida style home in the private, secluded, gated, community of Tidewater Island. Etched glass front door, crown molding in kitchen and great room, thirteen foot ceilings, Chippendale style woodwork on lanai and front entry, rosette and uted trim in great room around triple sliding glass doors to lanai, 5 inch baseboard throughout, 100% wool carpet in great room, built-in book case in formal dining room, Brazilian cherry wood oor in master bedroom, cedar-lined storage under window seat in guest bedroom, additional storage above closets in both guest bedrooms, prewired(hardwired) for generator and security systems to be installed, all window coverings included. Unbelievable amount of storage throughout this home. Downstairs includes dehumidi ed storage room, workroom, storage workroom, split garage with lattice work in back for ventilation. Seeing is believing, be sure to see this home. Furnishings negotiable. Offered for $479,000 Contact Bob Berning 239/699-9597 or Ken Colter 239/8511357 Punta Rassa #404WOW! End Unit with balcony off the dining area. Pure silk breezes capturing the aura of not only the sunsets but also the panoramic views of Sanibel Harbour Resort. Recently remodeled kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel sink tiled oor. Other features include, tray ceilings, tiled lanai, sun shutters, and oversized af nity washer and dryer. Social Membership to Sanibel Harbour Yacht Club. This sun splashed home is worth visiting to absorb the portrait of Paradise by the Sea. Offered for $349,900. Contact Marianne Stewart 239/560-6420. Tennis PlaceWaterfront beauty with spectacular views. Remodeled kitchen with stainless steel sink and faucet, new built-in cabinets in dining area with lighted frosted glass, great storage. new bath with jacuzzi tub. boaters delight. Dockage available $400.00 year rental. Direct access canal to Gulf, near beach. Enjoy easy access to Sanibel Causeway. Under building assigned parking and storage. BBQ, picnic area, canoe/kayak/bicycle storage. Tennis courts, laundry facility. Fabulous pool only a few steps away. Enjoy the outside porch. Offered for $274,900. Contact Marianne Stewart 239/560-6420 Our email address is


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201136 Family Owned and Operated Trusted Service Specialists (239) 472-3033 1213 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Fax: (239) 472-3439 Electric Repair, Installation & Upgrade Dock Lighting, Ceiling Fans & Much more Located on Island Fastest Response Time! Fully-trained, Expert Service Engineers State Certified Contractor EC0001147 BBB Rating A+HOME IMPROVEMENT SUMMER SPECIALSWindows and Doors Installations Remodels and Custom Projects Craftsmanship with PrecisionCopperleaf Construction Corp.239-225-3779copperleafconstruction@ comcast.netCGC15083072 Nice Guys, Inc.239-694-0645www.2niceguys.netS2-13640 S3-13641 From Florida Gulf Coast University To Major League Stardom In 15 Monthsby Ed FrankOnly 15 months ago, Chris Sale, the lanky left-handed reliever for the Chicago White Sox, was pitching here for Florida Gulf Coast University. What a difference these 15 months have had in the life of this youngster who has played a major role in the White Sox surge to within four games of first place in the American League Central Division early this week. The 6-foot, 6-inch southpaw was the first round (13th overall) draft pick by the White Sox a year ago, signing for a modest $1.65 million, low for a first-round selection. Although Sale was considered among the top left-handers in college baseball, his talent was questioned by some because he pitched for a second-tier school. However, after just two short stints in minor league baseball, Sale was called up by the White Sox within two months. And he has been a stalwart in the White Sox bullpen since. The 22-year-old has appeared in 45 games for the White Sox this season, pitching 54-2/3 innings compiling a 2-1 record and holding hitters to a .209 batting average. His combined ERA in the two seasons in the majors is a sparkling 2.42. As the week began, Sale had made nine straight scoreless appearances, including a perfect ninth-inning save, his fourth of the season, against the Kansas City Royals last Saturday. The media questioned both Sale and his manager Ozzie Guillen whether he was being overworked considering this is his first full season in the majors. I feel great, he said, adding that he is taking care of himself and getting help from the team fitness coach. And Guillen defended his heavy use of the youngster saying, We never overuse him. In the 2010 college baseball season, Sale pitched 102 innings for FGCU and then added 21 games and 23/ innings when called to the majors by the White Sox. Sale possesses a nasty curve ball, change-up and fastball and unquestionably has a great future in baseball that will add millions to his signing bonus in the years ahead. It has been a fast and amazing run to baseball stardom for this Lakeland native who was pitching for FGCU little more than a year ago. Pitcher Cole Nelson Assigned to Miracle in Detroit Trade With just three weeks remaining in the Fort Myers Miracle 2011 baseball season, left-hander Cole Nelson was assigned to the team in a trade by the Minnesota Twins that sent outfielder Delmon Young to the Detroit Tigers. The 6-foot, 7-inch Nelson, out of Auburn University, was a 10th round selection by the Tigers in the 2010 major league draft and had made 26 appearances this season for Lakeland in the Florida State League where he posted a 5-11 mark with a 4.87 ERA. The Miracle began the week with a second-half season record of 19-30 and essentially out of the post-season playoff picture. They were swept at home last weekend by the Palm Beach Cardinals and are on the road this week at Jupiter and Charlotte. Fort Myers returns to Hammond Stadium Tuesday for four games against St. Lucie which begins with completion of a July 1 suspended game followed by a regular contest. Of the 20 remaining games, nine are at home and 11 on the road. Proof Positive that Baseballs Drug Testing Program is Working If there were any doubts that baseballs drug testing program is working, just look at these facts: At the half-way mark of the current season, run scoring was at a 19-year low and the combined batting average of both leagues had fallen to the 1985 average of .253. Just since the 2000 season, runs per game were down 20 per cent and home runs plunged 31 per cent. Finally, just take a glance at the physiques of todays players and they appear as they did in the 1060s and 1970s. No longer do you see the bulked-up bodies of McGwire, Canseco, Sosa and Bonds. Chris Sale Read us online at


37 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 Around The Islands With AnneSanibel Health Club Is For Visitors As Well As Residentsby Anne MitchellSanibel Health Club owners Tim Shevlin and Jenna Hoyt live their work. They are dedicated to health and fitness in their own lives and they like to share their passion and techniques with others. Their all-purpose gym on Rabbit Road, Sanibel, serves residents of Sanibel and Captiva, island workers who live on the mainland, and visitors from out-of-state or abroad. Hoyt and Shevlin have been in the fitness industry for a combined 16 years and have spent that time learning and creating new techniques to maximize their clients results. She is a competitor in the National Physique Committee while he is an amateur bodybuilder and fitness enthusiast. They offer classes and fitness camps as well as personal training. Shevlin believes performing heavy, compound exercises with free weights should be paramount in most peoples training. Combining that with lighter core intensive exercises utilizing bands is the perfect combination for a total package physique, he says. The reason I believe this style of training is necessary is two-fold: Lifting heavy puts more strain on your body than you are used to in everyday life, your body responds by releasing more growth hormone (men and women) and testosterone (men only), which keeps you looking younger, decreases your fat storage and increases your lean muscle mass. Second and most important is the speed at which you will see results. If you are training for a triathlon, wanting to increase your drive 40 yards on the golf course, look better in your bikini or compete in a bodybuilding show, you need to increase your lean muscle mass in a way that specifically fits your needs. The health club has a 2,500-square-foot cardio theater which contains treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, Stairmasters, and a large stretching area with bands and stability balls. There is also an 1,800-square-foot aerobics studio and a shake bar. Day and week passes are available and well as annual and bi-annual memberships. Sanibel Health Club can be reached at 395-2639. Listen up Traders fans. Theres still a little time for a visit to Traders Store & Caf before it closes for six weeks at the end of the day Saturday, August 20. It will reopen Tuesday, October 4. Lunch is from noon to 3 p.m.; happy hour 3 to 6 p.m.; and dinner 5 to 9 p.m. Traders is at 1551 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 472-7242. Keylime Bistro on Captiva has won an Award of Excellence in the August edition of Wine Spectator for the fifth year in succession. The bistro is at 11509 Andy Rosse Lane, phone 395-4000. Theres outdoor seating and live music. As I reported two weeks ago, Arundels Hallmark Shoppe is having a going out of business sale. Starting this Friday, August 19, all merchandise in the store is 75 percent off, including boxed cards, gift wrap, stationery, CDs, collectibles, picture frames and a host of other items. This may be the last week to take advantage of these amazingly low prices. The store is in Heart of the Island Shops, 1626 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-0434. If you thought a $5 lunch was a thing of the past, think again. The Stone Crab A Shrimp and Seafood House, offers a choice of all you can eat salad bar, grouper Reuben or burger with fries for five bucks. The restaurant is at 2761 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, 472-0305. The summer brings electric storms and the threat of electrical surges in the home. That puts your computers, appliances, pool equipment, televisions and other electronic equipment at risk. Molnar Electric can install surge protection for your home and business and its technicians will give you a free quote. Molnar has been doing business on Sanibel for more than 30 years. Call 472-1841. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS Traditions on the Beach will have Jazz Night Wednesday, August 24 with saxophone player Woody Brubaker, along with Paul Ventura with Father Al and the Jazz Congregation. Traditions also has live music Thursday through Saturday, featuring Joe McCormick, Marvilla Marzan and Barbara Smith. The restaurant is at the Island Inn, 3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, phone 472-4559. Chips Sanibel Steakhouse features Michael David playing light classical guitar on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The steakhouse is at 1473 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-5700. The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn, Captiva has entertainment Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Crab races are Mondays and Thursdays with the family show at 5:30 p.m. and grown-up races at 9 p.m. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 472-5161. Gene Federico is playing at Courtneys on Sanibel on Thursdays and Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. and on Sundays at the tiki bar from 2 to 5 p.m. Courtneys is at 1231 Middle Gulf Drive, phone 472-4646. The Jacaranda has entertainment nightly from 7 to 11 p.m. Heres the line-up: Friday and Saturday, The Captiva Band playing classic rock, jazz and R&B; Sunday, Jamaica Dave & Co., reggae and dance; Monday, Renata, jazz, contemporary music and dance; Tuesday, Steve Scooter Reynolds, accoustic guitar, contemporary music and dance; Wednesday, Buckeye Ken, contemporary, Top 40 and blues; Thursday, 2 Hot, contemporary, reggae and dance. The Jacaranda is at 1223 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-1771. Jenna Hoyt and Tim Shevlin of the Sanibel Health Club on Rabbit Road


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201138 1101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044 ENGEL & VLKERS List Local. Sell Global. List Local. Sell Global.A very special home on Sanibel Island Sanibel's popular east end, on Kings Crown. This house has everything your heart may desire. Asking $ 1,795,000.For private Showings please call Isabella Rasi: 239-246-4716 A Higher S tandard... A C leaner C lea n S ervices O ffered: 2 39 5 41-4 888 w Environmentally Responsible GREEN Cleaning Hidden TreasuresSummer Travels: Gems Of Europeby Dan Schuyler and Karen BellThrough the summer months, many of us travel away from Southwest Florida in search of cooler climates, summer getaways, and relaxation. The deep green forests and soaring mountaintops of Europe hold an interesting history of importing and flaunting precious gems. There are some sources of semi-precious stones throughout Europe, but the early eastern trading routes established by the Roman Empire, and later through the ports of Venice, opened the floodgates for the import of diamonds, lapis, amethysts, emeralds and more. The first stones were imported in the 4th century, the time of Alexander the Great. Active trading of gems for uses beyond medicinal would not occur for hundreds of years. In 1220, an act of Louis IX of France established a sumptuary law reserving diamonds for only the king bespeaks the rarity of diamonds and the value conferred on them at that time. Within 100 years diamonds appeared in royal jewelry of both men and women, then among the greater European aristocracy, with the wealthy merchant class unable to wear the occasional diamond until the 17th century. The earliest diamond-cutting industry is believed to have been in Venice, a trade capital, starting sometime after 1330. Diamond cutting may have arrived in Paris by the late 14th century; for Bruges on the diamond trade route there is documentation for the technique in 1465. From about 1400 European traders began to appear in Myanmar. Their primary aim at the time was to engage in the spice trade. Spices were a commodity much in demand in Europe, because they served as a food preservative. But early travelers reported the profusion and quality of rubies and other gemstones worn by Myanmar Royalty, and this aroused the interest of the West. In 1499, the explorer Vasco de Gama found a sea route around South Africas Cape of Good Hope. This increased the amount of quality diamonds entering Europe from India. Soon the cities of Bruges, Antwerp and Amsterdam joined Venice as bustling diamond trade centers. These cities fed the growing appetite of European royalty for polished gems. In 1631 Jean-Baptiste Travernier, a French jeweler and traveler, visited mines in India and documented the Indian mining techniques. He also took several diamonds back to France and was thus the first European trader who bought and sold gems and opened the diamond trade between India and Europe.continued on page 42 George & Wendys Corner Grill features keyboard duo Chris and James on Friday and Steve ScooterReynolds on Saturday, from 7 to 11 p.m. The Corner Grill is at Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel, phone 3951263. The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, has live entertainment from 6 to 9:30 p.m. nightly. The line-up: Monday, Dan Confrey; Tuesday, Jeff Key; Wednesday, Ken Wasiniak; Thursday, Diana Lynn; Friday, Greg Watts; Saturday, Diana Lynn; and Sunday, Ken Wasiniak. Phone 472-0606. The Stone Crab A Shrimp & Seafood House features Danny Morgan and Friends on Wednesdays and Fridays and Buckeye Ken Saturdays. Live entertainment is from 8 to 11 p.m. The Stone Crab is at 2761 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, phone 472-0305, RC Otters, 11506 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, has live music daily with dining inside and outside, phone 3951142. Keylime Bistro on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva features live entertainment seven days and nights each week, phone 395-4000. The Mucky Duck has live entertainment Monday through Saturday nights on the patio. The restaurant is at 11546 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva. Restaurant managers and artists, please update or change your listings by emailing or calling Anne Mitchell at 395-1213. Please visit our Island Sun online advertisers each week at You can click through to their Web sites for more information about real estate, shopping, restaurants and services. Just click on the logos surrounding the front page. 75th Annual 2012 SHELL SHELL FAIR FAIRSANIBELFebruary 26THRUMarch 4


39 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 New AgentRoyal Shell Real Estate has welcomed Pam Boynton to the Royal Shell family of companies. Her introduction to Sanibel and Captiva began over 25 years ago when she, her husband John, and their two young children came to the islands for respite from the New England winter. She spent many years as a realtor in coastal Rhode Island. Before that, she worked as a communications and publications director in various boarding schools in Connecticut and later at Brown University in Rhode Island. Superior Small Lodgings NamedThe Florida Superior Small Lodging Association (SSL) recently announced 23 Lee County hoteliers who have successfully qualified for the distinguished SSL statewide hospitality recognition program designation. On Fort Myers Beach: Beach Shell Inn*, Harbour House at the Inn*, Manatee Bay Bed & Breakfast*, Matanzas Inn, Silver Sands Villas*. On Sanibel and Captiva: Anchor Inn & Cottages*, Blue Dolphin*, Gulf Breeze Cottages*, Mitchells Sand Castles*, The Palm View, Sandpiper Inn, Shalimar Resort*, Signal Inn*, Sunshine Island Inn*, Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, Waterside Inn on the Beach. Elsewhere in Lee County: Bokeelia Tarpon Inn*, Bridgewater Inn, Casa Loma, Fountain Motel*, Legacy Harbour Hotel & Suites, Tarpon Lodge*, Two Fish Inn. Denotes properties that scored 100 percent for all components of the housekeeping inspection and receive the White Glove Award. Pam Boynton ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Local Restaurants Get KudosNine restaurants in The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel won an Award of Excellence in the August edition of Wine Spectator. They are the Gasparilla Inns Main Dining Room and Temptation in Boca Grande; Angelinas Ristorante and Chops City Grill in Bonita Springs; Keylime Bistro on Captiva Island; Blue Water Bistro and Ruths Chris Steakhouse in Estero; and Bayfront Bistro and The Sandy Butler on Fort Myers Beach. 601 5TH A VENUE. S. NAPLES, FL 34102 239.213.9100 | 959 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL, FL 33957 239.472.0078 | 15050 C APTIVA DRIVE, CAPTIVA ISLAND, FL 33924 239.472.0078 | 1870 CLAYTON COURT, FORT M YERS, FL 33907 239.689.7653 V Rbtn | Rbt Enb | Pfbr Mbb | Pfbr W Real Estate Relax. Finding your next home is just a click away..RrtSbttRbtEnb. Cbtn Dfnr Open House 8/19, 8/23, 8/24 1-5:00 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths Direct Bayfront Estate Private Dock w/10,000lb Lift $3,225,000 MLS 2900722 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302 CAPTIVA FORT MYERS CAPTIVA CAPTIVASbrtf Rnrf Vnr 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Large, Glass Enclosed Lanai Spacious With Over 2,300 S.F. Gourmet Kitchen & Upscale Bathrooms $429,000 MLS 2110850 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984Srfrrr 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths at South Seas Amazing Gulf to Bay Views Northern Tip of Captiva Fully Furnished and Appointed $1,725,000 MLS 2110559 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico, 239.826.2704Cbtn Cbfr Cttr 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, New Construction Near Beach on Private Street Energy Ef cient/Low Maintenance Hurricane Rated $1,595,000 MLS 2900136 John & Denice Beggs, 239.357.5500Prt Ffnr f Orf 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Fully Furnished on Beach Close to All Amenities Beautifully Updated Throughout $575,000 MLS 2701227 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319 SANIBEL SANIBEL CAPTIVA SANIBELCbtn Br Hr 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths Direct Gulf Front, Steps to the Beach Two Large Decks, Outdoor Shower Nestled in Tropical Vegetation $2,595,000 MLS 2110450 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984G G Vnr 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Over 1,700 S.F. of Living Space South Seas Island Resort Offered Fully Furnished $1,145,000 MLS 2110273 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302Cr t Hrft Bn P 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Ground Level Condo Remodeled Kitchen & Baths Close to Pool & Clubhouse $450,000 MLS 2101271 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319Pfntr C Hr-Dr Sr 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths Great Boating Access & Canal Views Meticulous, Fresh and Updated Manatee Shaped Pool with Privacy $1,150,000 MLS 2110721 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302 SANIBEL SANIBEL CAPTIVA CAPTIVABn Yf Dfr Hr Great Sanctuary Lot Build Your Sanctuary 7,000S.F. + or to Develop Close to Bowmans Beach $395,000 MLS 2601877 Sarah Ashton, 239.691.4915G Br Vn 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Furnished Direct Beach Front South Seas Island Resort Island Getaway & Rental Income $429,000 MLS 2701218 Jim Branyon, 239.565.3233B Or 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths Private In-Law Suite State-of-the-Art Kitchen Secluded Pool and Spa $2,345,000 MLS 2110207 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 NEW LISTING OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201140 Did you know that if you get married (or remarried) and then die without ever changing your will to include your new spouse, that he or she is entitled to as much as half of your estate? This is true whether or not you intend to leave your new spouse anything at all. Moreover, your spouse is entitled to and receives a life estate in your Florida primary residence regardless as to whether you intend for him or her to have a life estate. Florida law presumes several things and then changes your will for you if you dont ever get around to it. As I mentioned above, lets say you did your will a few years back. The will leaves everything to your children as your prior spouse has predeceased you. Then you meet someone that you would like to share the rest of your life with. You talk about your financial future together and decide that whats yours will go to your kids when you die and whats hers will go to her kids when she dies. But you never had a nuptial agreement prepared before you got remarried (or even after) that reduces those promises to writing. Then you die. Florida law calls your spouse a pretermitted spouse. What this means is that Florida law (like many other state laws) presumes that if you had only gotten around to changing your will after you got married you would surely have included your spouse as a beneficiary. The law further allocates an intestate share to your spouse which translates to half of your estate plus a life estate in your primary residence. This presumption can be rebutted if you add a codicil to your will that states you do not intend to give your spouse anything (but read further to find out what problems this creates) or if there is a valid nuptial agreement in place where the spouse waives his or her rights to any share of the estate. So lets talk about giving your spouse a nominal gift in the will. Will this cut off all of your spouses rights to your estate? Hardly. Because Florida law also imposes a minimum amount that you need to give your spouse absent any agreement between you and your spouse otherwise. That minimum amount is 30 percent of the value of your estate at the time of your death. Going back to my example, lets say that you and your spouse have agreed not to take anything from each others estate. What yours is yours for your children and whats hers is hers for her children. You also amend your will to reflect this understanding: I intentionally do not leave any amounts or bequests to my beloved spouse Jane, not for a lack of love but due to the fact that we both have agreed to leave our respective estates to our own families and not to each other. Like Lee Corso on ESPNs College Football Gameday show, Florida law says Not so fast hombre! Absent a validly written nuptial agreement, your spouse still gets a life estate in your primary Florida residence plus 30 percent of the value of your estate, including assets held in a revocable living trust. Which assets and how is that 30 percent calculated, you might ask? Thats very complicated under the law which is quite detailed on the matter and is beyond the scope of the room I have in this column. You should know that if you leave a marital trust that gives your spouse income for the rest of his or her life but then reverts to your children, then 30 percent of your estate in the marital trust is probably insufficient to cover what the law demands. The law treats assets in trust differently than amounts that you leave outright to your spouse. Again, these are topics that you need to address with competent counsel before deciding what is best. The bottom line? If you and your spouse have agreed not to be beneficiaries of one anothers estate or if you have agreed to something that is less than what Florida law would have provided then you really should codify that agreement in a nuptial agreement. To do otherwise flirts with an unintended change to your wishes. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at Insurance Tip Citizens Proposes Rate Increaseby Marge MeekA public hearing will be held September 13 in Tampa by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation office regarding the proposed rate increases for coastal communities. This will include homeowners, condominiums, secondary home and rental properties. The proposed statewide average rate increase for homeowners in coastal communities is 12 percent for Citizens 400,000 wind-only policies and for homeowners policies the increase is 25 percent. Renters would see about a four percent increase and condominium unit owners would see an average nine percent increase. This includes sinkhole coverage that has triple-digit rate increases proposed. Since sinkhole coverage is not a mandatory coverage, many customers will reject the coverage and, thankfully, our islands are not prone to sinkholes. State law states that insurance hikes can be no more than 10 percent annually, but since that doesnt cover surcharges, assessments and associated policy changes, like sinkholes, Citizens is within its rights to ask for these higher increases. You can send your comments on Citizens rate filings to RateHearings@ or visit the Office of Insurance Regulations website at and click on the box that reads Click here to share comments about Citizens Property Insurance Rates. Be sure to include Citizens in the subject line of the email. Marge Meek is a local SanibelCaptiva insurance agent, who can be reached at mmeek@rosierinsurance. com. Will PowerThe Importance of Nuptial Agreements in Estate Planningby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA


41 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Readers, As we begin a new school year, I would like to discuss resiliency with you and how to work with your children to help them become resilient individuals. Resiliency research teaches us to understand the factors that help children develop into mentally healthy adults, even if growing up in disadvantaged circumstances. All children have the same needs for care, competence, selfesteem, autonomy, and the other components of resiliency. Promoting Resiliency in Your Child Resiliency is essential to success. Resiliency gives us the ability to deal with lifes challenges and adapt to new or difficult circumstances in a positive, productive manner. There are a number of ways that adults can help children become more resilient. Be loving and supportive. Feeling cared for and safe builds resiliency in children. Foster positive attitudes. Help children believe that they can succeed if they try. Frame failure as a learning opportunity. Teach them to re-evaluate and adjust strategies that may not be working. Nurture positive emotions. Demonstrate and give children the chance to practice positive emotions such as optimism, respect, forgiveness, and empathy. Praise them for successes and avoid judgmental or harsh criticism for failure. Reinforce emotional intelligence. Listen to and validate childrens feelings. Label emotions in words they can understand. Teach appropriate ways to express positive and negative emotions and how to problem solve and deal with upsetting experiences. Develop their competence. Feelings of competence come from success in school and other activities. Ensure regular attendance and homework completion. Help them develop a menu of homework and study strategies. Encourage them to develop talents in activities they enjoy. Teach them to set realistic goals and obtain necessary resources. Promote positive social connections. Children need a variety of friends, relatives and adults with whom they feel connected. Different people meet different needs and having a social network helps children feel supported and learn to develop and maintain healthy relationships. Provide consistent clear expectations. Set, explain, and enforce rules and expected behaviors consistently and fairly. Encourage helping others. Social competence and resilience are fostered by helping others at home, in school, and in the community. Teach peace-building skills. Learning how to be appropriately assertive without being aggressive, standing up to bullies, and avoiding violent games and entertainment fosters resilience. Ensure healthy habits. Good physical health prepares the body and mind to be more resilient. Help children get good nutrition, adequate sleep, and exercise. Reduce stress. Controlling stress encourages resiliency. Practice positive stress control strategies such as meditation, controlled breathing, yoga, exercise, developing talents, and other relaxation responses. Adapted from Resiliency: Strategies for Parents and Educators, Virginia Smith Harvey, in Helping Children at Home and School II: Information for Parents and Educators, NASP, 2003. Ms. Greggs is adjunct faculty at Edison State College where she teaches psychology and education courses. She is also Nationally Certified School Psychologist and consultant for School Consultation Services, a private educational consulting company. Questions for publication may be addressed to Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. Top In Sales And MarketingRE/MAX of the Islands announced that Chuck and Kimberley Andrews were the top selling and marketing associates in July. Kimberley Andrews primary focus is marketing and selling properties in upscale communities throughout Lee County. 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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201144 Learn More About Shell PointResidents of Southwest Florida who would like to learn about resort-style retirement options and life-care are invited to attend one of several informational meetings at Shell Point Retirement Community. One of Shell Points experienced retirement counselors will explain the numerous benefits of becoming a resident. The informational meetings will be held at 10 a.m. on the following dates in the main commons located in The Woodlands neighborhood at Shell Point. The presentations will take place on the following dates: September 7, 13, 21, and 27 October 11 and 18 November 2, 8, 16, and 29 December 7, 13, and 21 A brief presentation will be given on the benefits of lifecare at Shell Point during the casually structured meeting, where guests will learn about the numerous retirement options. Included in the visit is a tour of all three neighborhoods: The Island, The Woodlands, and Eagles Preserve, as well as information on the many amenities available to residents. Admission to these informative sessions is free; however, seating is limited, so reservations are required and may be made by calling Maureen Thomson at 466-1131 or 1-800-780-1131. To learn more about Shell Point, visit Mom And Me by Lizzie and PryceLizzie and Pryce answer your questions and give advice about aging concerns from a two-generational perspective. A mother and daughter team, Lizzie is a retired RN and health educator, and Pryce is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in the care of elders and people with chronic illnesses. Dear Mom & Me, I dont have the time to be friendly with my neighbors. But the other day I was out gardening when a neighbor out walking her dog stopped to chat. She and her husband and his 13-year-old daughter moved into our neighborhood a year ago. This is a second marriage for both and she is miserable. He is now diabetic, has high blood pressure, is obese and is a miserable, abusive man. She said she entered into this marriage because she was lonely, never had any children and loved his three-year-old daughter. She became his daughters mother as her natural mother had died one month after delivery a suicide from post-delivery depression. She doesnt want to leave this darling child, but she is having a terrible time and she does not know what to do. I am old enough to be her mother and know that I lack the skills to give her the proper guidance. Could you help me to help her? Barbara Dear Barbara, I continue to be struck by individuals public faces versus private faces. I am firmly convinced that not all is what it seems and there is always more to the picture than what meets the eye. I do feel sorry for your neighbor. Listening to her issues does lend understanding to why second marriages are so very difficult or even marriages first, second or third that are entered into with unrealistic expectations. Counseling would be a good option for your neighbor, a professional who could assist her to sort out all of her issues and concerns. Pryce Dear Barbara, Many people young and old think marriage will solve their personal problems. While marriage may relieve some personal problems it can also set up a new set of problems. Her second husband seems like a very sick man and probably cant think beyond his own health problems to even realize or talk about her problems. She must decide for herself what is most important for her own happiness and going to a professional marriage counselor may help her come to the correct decision. Lizzie Lizzie and Pryces email address is Two New Hospital Leaders NamedLee Memorial Health System has announced the addition of two new leaders to its administrative team. Joshua DeTillio, FACHE, has been appointed chief administrative officer for Gulf Coast Medical Center and Scott J. Kashman, FACHE has been appointed chief administrative officer for Cape Coral Hospital. The chief administrative officer oversees the day-to-day operations of the hospital and is responsible for its overall performance. We are pleased to bring these two exceptionally talented leaders to our organization, said Larry Antonucci, MD, chief operating officer for hospital and physician services for Lee Memorial Health System. We are confident that their dynamic and capable leadership will be instrumental in shaping the future success of these hospitals. DeTillio joins Lee Memorial Health System from West Palm Beach where he served as chief operating officer at St. Marys Medical Center. Previously he served as chief operating officer at North Shore Medical Center in Miami. DeTillio holds a masters degree in public health from Harvard University and a masters degree in business administration from Vanderbilt University. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served in the United States Army for five years. Kashman joins Lee Memorial Health System from St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri, where he served as the chief executive officer. Kashman has an extensive background in hospital management having served in leadership positions at Mercy Hospital Anderson in Cincinnati, Ohio, and St. Marys of Michigan Medical Center in Saginaw, Mich. Kashman received a masters degree in health administration from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, and a bachelors in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. Joshua DeTillio, Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives Scott J. Kashman, Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executivess


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Can you recommend something to help? LE, Seattle, Washington Please make every effort to find out whats causing that cough and see your pediatrician. Likely triggers include pet dander, pollen, mildew spores, perfumes or scented products, and even chemicals used in crafts. And be sure to ask your child what she thinks makes her cough. Heres a good story. A friend of mine had a persistent cough that developed every winter when she was a child. She kept telling her parents that she was coughing because it felt like she had hair in her throat. That was back in the days when every other child in America, it seemed, had a tonsillectomy. Predictably, her pediatrician recommended a tonsillectomy. To make a long story short, my friend had her tonsils removed. And it didnt make a bit of difference. She kept on coughing, year after year, every winter. As an adult, my friend had a light bulb go off inside her head. That cough really was from hair, or rather fur. Her mother used to cover her against the cold with a squirrel coat. She went to sleep every night with her face buried in the folds of that old fur coat that old shedding fur coat. If her parents had only listened to her about the hair, she might have been spared the surgeons scalpel. I dont suggest using over-the-counter cough remedies for your child although cough drops are okay. That may sound like an odd recommendation coming from a pharmacist. But medical researchers have shown that most of the time they dont work well on children, plus they can have some serious side effects. For example, in a 2007 study at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine groups of children with upper respiratory tract infections received either remedies containing the cough suppressant dextromethorphan or a spoonful of honey or no treatment at all before going to bed. Researchers had parents report on both coughing and whether the child got a good nights sleep. Guess which remedy won the day? That oldfashioned, tried-and-true remedya teaspoon of honey. Heres what the researchers said: Parents rated honey most favorably for symptomatic relief of their childs nocturnal cough and sleep difficulty due to upper respiratory tract infection. You should never give honey to children under the age of one or two, theres even debate on that. It may trigger allergic reactions in very young children and has been associated with various toxins, depending on the type of honey. However, let me be clear that you should also never give cough suppressant medication to young children either, unless recommended by a pediatrician because it can slow breathing. DID YOU KNOW: Researchers just found that GABA receptors in the retinal cells stopped functioning properly when vitamin C was deficient, so taking vitamin C may help preserve vision. 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. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: I am a 57-year-old divorced woman and I would like to meet someone as I am tired of being alone. All I hear is that the men like the younger women so I feel like my chances are slim. Should I give up?A: Companionship and love has nothing to do with age. Aging is an activity of the mind, not attitude. If you project that you are a wonderful woman worthy of a great man in your world regardless of your age, then you will attract that. Accept yourself for who you are and be willing to receive love in return. Many of us buy into the things we hear and it is absolutely unnecessary to do that. Chances are that you would not want the person who is attracted to younger women anyway. We have to stop listening to the good opinion of others and believe that we are totally worthy of what it is that we desire. You dont have to wait for love to come to you. Be clear that you are open to love. We all want and need love as long as we are living. It is your right to have this love and to be happy. A technique that is helpful is to write down specifically what you want in a partner and be specific. With that kind of intention, you will be putting it out to the universe and you will attract that. Dont become inpatient, as the universe does not always work on our time frame. Meanwhile, continue to do the activities you enjoy and have fun. Believe that all that you could ever want is within your reach and you will have just that. Dr. Clancy is a licensed mental health therapist, certified hypnotherapist, life coach, author and public speaker. You may email Dr. Connie at ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSExcellent medical care, friendly sta Prompt attention to emergencies, injuries and lacerations X-Ray on PremisesVISITORS AND WALK-INS WELCOMEDR. 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Inquiries & resume to: Miromar HR Dept. 10801 Corkscrew Rd, Suite 305, Estero FL 33928. No emails please. AA/EOE.POSITION AVAILABLE Dr. DaveWhats In Your Wallet? by Dr. Dave HepburnMy wallet is the happy home to a torn $5 bill, lint, my drivers license with a photo that would terrify small children and most pterodactyls, a ticket stub for Monster Truck Rally, a photo of Raminator the bestest truck of all, a Donna Summers Fan Club membership card, plastic, a receipt for a Raminator T-shirt and in a wee clear packet, tucked away near the lint, I keep some pills. Emergency pills just in case I happen upon a heart attack or a stroke, mine included. What is in that packet is a trade secret but I will reveal that of the three emergency pills I carry at all times, one of them is a statin. (To know what the other two are you must either send me $1,349 plus tax or go to By now most of you know of statins, commonly referred to in playgrounds as -hydroxy-3 methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase inhibitors. But I will heretofore refer to them as statins, if you dont mind. Should one day you be wheeled into the ER in the throes of the common yet deadly heart attack or stroke, you will be given a statin immediately upon your arrival unless you happen to have been in my hockey rink and I happened to have remembered my wallet. There are those who feel that statins should be in the water. They are just that helpful with dealing with these two very common killers. But not always. As doctors we love to see you get high. We also love to see dense patients as we strive to be dense doctors, some denser than others, eh Sealey? HDL, High Density Lipoprotein, is a good... no its a GREAT cholesterol. It reverses cholesterol transport and gobbles and scavenges up the foamy cholesterol that lurks about your blood system hoping to form plaques that lead to clots that lead to trouble that lead to me opening my wallet and digging through the lint. HDL is the anti-Crisco. Those of you with naturally high levels of HDL (thanks to your genes) are fortunate. LDL. We despise the deadly Low Density Lipoprotein, the bad cholesterol. This is the main target of a statin. This is the anti-Christmas reunion. Those of you with high levels of LDL are unfortunate. While statins can help knock down LDL, they dont do much for HDL. For decades, medicine has searched for a way to help us elevate our HDL. Well... In fact, wouldnt it be great if there was a medication that could elevate HDL and lower LDL all at once! Well... Well, you read it here first folks. Finally there is! Every so often a medication comes along that has the potential to change medicine and our lives for the better.There are some journals that always catch a doctors attention. Anything with the word New England or Lancet on it means serious business. Anything with Teen Tiger on it means serious problems. The December 16, 2010 edition of The New England Journal reported on the results of use of a medication called anacetrapib. It astounded researchers by lowering LDL by 40 percent while raising HDL by a stunning 138 percent! It had a superb safety profile and those in the study on anacetrapib had significantly lower cardiovascular events than the others. A medical event is not a good thing like a Monster Truck event. Medical events include heart attacks, strokes or your canoe flipping over while youre navigating rapids that you were unaware were ahead of you as your buddy, Roy, who sat in the bow, forgot to warn you that the river you were about to canoe was a Class 3 river. But this is so New England Journal-excitable that large international studies are being conducted now. In fact, the only way you can get anacetrapib is if youre chosen for a study. Go take care of your cholesterols. Dont be dense, go get dense. Like the column? Youll LOVE the book the Doctor is In(sane), available at Sanibel Island Bookshop. Contact Dr. Dave or read more at www.wisequacks. org. DING DING DARLING DARLING DAYS DAYSSANIBEL & CAPTIVA October 20 October 20THRU October 27 October 27 BYE GOLD. HELLO MONEY. 520 TARPON BAY ROAD (ACROSS FROM BAILEYS) SANIBEL, FL 33957 239-472-2888 LILYJEWELERS.COM Team Lily offers the highest return on gold, platinum, silver, loose diamonds, colored gem stones, estate jewelry, coins, silverware and Rolex watches! Always private and secure, we never re-sell your precious memories. We treat you and your items with the integrity and honesty you have come to expect from Lily & Co. Call Dan at 239.472.2888 to arrange a consultation.


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201148 HANDYMAN HANDYMAN EXPRESS OF SWF INCD T C Ibt RbntL b Itn f Yrn En Fn Err Pr/Crnn Pn Wr D Bt b Rrn b Mn Ht Wr Sn Gnr Mrr H n Bt 239-395-2785Lnf Srn Wr Sr, FL INTERIOR DESIGN 2330 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 (239) 395-2525 Fax (239) 395-2373 Toll Free: 1-866-395-2525 beachfloordecor@aol.comVerticals Mini Blinds Draperies Wallpaper Furniture Ceramic Wood Appliances Interior Painting Custom Cabinets Upholstery Kitchen & Bath RemodelingSanibel Design CenterPam Ruth V.P. Interior Design (Cell) 239-850-4128CONTRACTORS MILLS BROTHERS BUILDING CONTRACTORS Joseph Mills Lic. #CBC058789William Mills Lic. #CBC058788Of ce Phone & Fax 239-472-6711 Custom Home Building|Remodels Design Service Available Sanibel Owned & Operated COMPUTERS/TECHNOLOGY CONTRACTORS 24/7 Rapid Response Line239-472-1888License # CMC056884 Honest Honest * Reliable Reliable * Dependable DependableGENERAL CONTRACTOR Greg Weglarz General Contractor, Inc. Greg Weglarz General Contractor, Inc.Building in Southwest Florida for over 25 YearsDREAMSBUILDING Specializing In Impact Glass WINDOW & DOOR REPLACEMENT(239) 489-0442www.gregweglarz State Certi cation Number CG CA05420NEW CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELINGCONSTRUCTION & REMODELING OFFICE : ( 239 ) 579-0028www.tradewindshomes.comCGC 1510520NEW CONSTRUCTION REMODELING KITCHENS AND BATHDESIGN AND REMODELING CENTER PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORYRain Barrel Workshop In Fort MyersJoin Florida Yards and Neighborhoods for its Rain Barrel Workshop and learn how rain barrels can collect water from your roof. Only a inch of rain on a typical roof will create over 600 gallons of water. During class, 55-gallon recycled barrels will be transformed into rain barrels during the class for students to take home. The benefits are clear: conserve water, prevent storm water run-off, and save money. The workshop takes place Saturday, October 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Rutenberg Eco Living Center, 6940 South Pointe Boulevard in Fort Myers. The cost per rain barrel is $45. Advance registration is required both to attend the class and to reserve a rain barrel. Go to and scroll down and click on icon WebTRAC for moreinformation, or call 533-7514. Introductory Class To Florida-Friendly LandscapingJoin Florida Yards and Neighborhoods for an introductory class to learn the nine principles that guide Florida-friendly landscaping in Lee County. Taught by Lee County Extension Master Gardeners, each principle is explored in class, so students can apply what they learn to their own yards. Plant selection and placement, efficient irrigation, proper mulching, and techniques to obtain a beautiful and healthy yard will be discussed! The class takes place Saturday, September 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at the EcoLiving Center at Rutenberg Park, 6490 South Pointe Boulevard, Fort Myers. The cost is $8 per household. To register go to and scroll down and click on icon WebTRAC. For more information call 533-7514. This class is taught by Lee County Extension staff and Master Gardeners and is sponsored by Lee County Extension and the Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Program. Congressman Mack Announces Town Hall Congressman Connie Mack announced that he has opened registration for his town hall meeting to take place on Monday, August 22 at the Harborside Events Center, 1375 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mack voted against the nations short-term debt deal because he said it did little to stop reckless spending and financial irresponsibility. What was passed was a scheme, not a solution to Washingtons spending problem, he argued. With the recent launch of The Mack Penny Plan, aimed at putting the country on a path to greater economic freedom by bringing the federal budget into balance by 2019, Mack believes he has presented a real solution to the real problems Americans are facing. The plan is to eliminate one penny out of every federal dollar spent. The Mack Penny Plan has been recieving local and national media coverage, and presently has the support of more than 50 co-sponsors in the U.S. House; the backing of the Republican Study Committees 103 Members, and five key U.S. senators. Congressman Connie Mack


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY 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 51 answer on page 51PAINTING Residential & Commercial Painting Power 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: 841-430249 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 PAINTING PET SITTING Island Pet Sitting COMPUTER SERVICES License # 0707041 09-00014233Phone (239) 267-8405Robert CrawfordDRAPERY CLEANING WINDOW BLIND CLEANING & REPAIRWe Come To You! 10% OFF ANY SERVICE ith CERTIFIED TECHNICIANSDRAPERY/WINDOW BLIND CLEANING & REPAIR


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201150 PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY COMPUTERS TREE & LAWN CARE Landscaping Tree Service Stump GrindingLandscape Design Ponds Waterfall Installations Landscape Refurbishing Pepper ClearingLicensed & Insured Free Estimates* Jesus Hernandez LAWN CARE & TREE SERVICE482-7350 POOL SERVICE & REPAIR Deep-EndPool ServiceIslands Premier Pool Service Professional Weekly Service Fast Expert Equipment Repair and Replacement Specializing in Gulfstream Pool Heaters25 years experience239-699-6279Lic # CPC1457386HOME BUILDING & REMODELING COMPUTERS Mark McQuade GENERAL CONTRACTORThe Islands Longest Established Construction BusinessLic#: CG013441CUSTOM HOME BUILDING AND REMODELING SPECIALISTS472-5444 New Construction Remodeling CommercialREMODELING TR EE & L AW N CA RE Lic. & Ins. REMODELING POOLSERVICE&REPAIR Custom RemodelingCook & Son, Inc. Kitchen Baths Carpet Tile Hardwood Concrete Restoration Water Proo ng Stucco Plumbing Electrical O ce: 472-9137 Cell: 691-8445CGC1507121 CONSTRUCTION/REMODELING NEW HOMES, REMODELING & ADDITIONS New Homes Consulting Remodeling Contracting P.O. Box 143 Sanibel Island, FL Phone: 239-472-2601 Fax: 239-472-6506 TREE & LAWN CARE Sanibel Family Owned & Operated Licensed & Insured / Complete Landscaping Services Tree Service and Pepper Clearing Lawn Care Landscape Trimming & Pruning Fertilization Weed Maintenance Mulch Applications Property Clean up239-896-6789IMPACT WINDOWS & DOORS/GLASS HOMEBUILDING&REMODELING Stevens & Sons GlassReplacement Impact Windows & Sliding Doors, Mirrors, Tub & Shower Enclosures, Store Fronts, Porch Enclosures, French Doors, Plate Glass2416 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Phone: (239) 472-0032 Fax: (239) 472-0680Insured Licensed# S2-11975Specialists in impact condo complex replacement UPHOLSTERY REMODELING A Friendly Personalized Service From Owner-Operator Steven CservenyakPARAMOUNT DECORATOR & UPHOLSTERYsince 1974 Complete line of quality upholstery work by European CraftsmanWe work with the finest imported silk, satin, damask, brocades, velvets, hand-loomed crewel, embroidered tapestries from Italy, Belgium & India.Antique Furniture Restoration We also do boat cushions & down feather cushions472-8086 735 Donax Street, Sanibel IslandDESIGNERS RE MO DE LI NG G Ibtnf Pr Ibtnf Pr Mrr Sb Mrr SbRr Cbtr Dr Pbb Dtn Prb CbbGf Df GbSince 2001, A Southwest Florida Paver Contractor 239-541-7282Schedule free estimates or visit our new show roomLic.# S3-12238CONTRACTORS DESIGNERS Michael J. ValiquetteGENERAL CONTRACTOR New Construction Remodeling CONSTRUCTION CO.HOME BUILDINGA full service contractor dedicated to exceptional quality at a reasonable price.Voted Best of the Islands For Ten YearsIsland Resident Lic. #CGC056909Hurricane Protection Consultant(239)472-0200CUSTOM HOME BUILDER IMPACTWINDOWS&DOORS/GLASS 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. Ph (239) 472-8446 Ron DeCorte #CBC058483TRAVEL AGENCY UPHOLSTE RY Leigh Klein OwnerSanibel, FL 239.472.3171AllWaysTravel@LeighKlein.comCruises, Vacation Packages Leisure & Corporate Travel


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY SCRAMBLERS KING CROSSWORD MAGIC MAZE SUDOKU SUPER CROSSWORD PUZZLE ANSWERS51 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 2011 Light Tackle Sport Fishing Tarpon Snook Red sh & More CAPT. MAT CAPT. MAT T T MI MI TCHELL TCHELL USCG USCG Licensed Licensed & Insured & InsuredC: (239) email: captmattmitchell@aol.comFISHING CHARTER SENIOR CITIZEN & MILITARY DISCOUNTS(239) 910-7663Call & Talk To The Owner, Every Time! WeathersealROOFING & CONSTRUCTIONExperts in All Types of Roofing CONSTRUCTION/ROOFING IMPACT WINDOWS & DOORS/GLASS Windows PlusPGT Windows & Doors10831 Sunset Plaza Circle, Unit 107 Fort Myers, FL 33908 E-mail: windowsplusllc@earthlink.netLicensed & InsuredSCC131150832Phone: 239-267-5858 Fax: 239-267-7855 SWFL Window and Door SpecialistWindows PlusPOOL SERVICE Sanibel Family Owned & Operated Licensed & Insured / www.enviromow.com239-896-6789 Pool Service Pool Service We now offer pool services We now offer pool services due to our customers request due to our customers request CONSTRUCTIONFROM REMODELING TO NEW CONSTRUCTIONNO JOB TO BIG OR TO SMALLCC Shutters Sales & ServiceAll Types of Hurricane Protection Including Impact Windows From Panels to Remote Roll Downs 239-691-9002 CGC 150-77-08REMODELING 239-282-1273 or 239-691-7454Complete Home Remodel and Interior Design Kitchen Bath Room Additions Crown Molding Windows and Doors State Certi ed Contractor CBC #1253698On time, on budget and stress freerelax and remodel with Complimentary Interior Design Service with purchase of Home Remodel Package Visit our online showroom at www.sw builders.comBUILDING CONTRACTOR Helenbrook Homes, Inc.Licensed & InsuredCerti ed Building ContractorCBC026067 New Homes Remodeling FramingDave Helenbrook 239 / 466-4030 LAWN MAINTENANCE


HELP WANTED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED BOATS CANOES KAYAKS WANT TO BUY AUTO FOR SALE MISC. FOR SALE COMMERCIAL SPACE COMMERCIAL SPACE WANTEDPROFESSIONAL CLEANING SERVICESResidential Commercial Interior Windows Carpet Cleaning Jennifer Watson 239-810-6293SR 11/13 N TFN Bob AdamsResidential Renewal ServicesHandyman(Carpentry, maintenance toilets, faucets, ceiling fans, sliding doors, etc.)768-0569 or Cell 464-6460RS 11/14 M TFN Licensed & Insured 25+ years experienceCOMPANION SERVICE Sanibel-Captiva Care and Companion Service, LLC Medical appointments, general transportation, shopping, light meal preparations, and light cleaning. Our services are customized to meet our clients needs. Call 239-395-3591, or for an emergency call 239-472-0556.SR 10/3 B TFN HELLE'S CLEANING SERVICES Residential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047SR 11/13 B TFN DORADO PROPERTY MANAGEMENTHOME WATCH/CARE Full Range of Services Excellent Organizational Skills Island Resident Licensed & Insured 24/7 Call Lisa 239-472-8875RS 10/1 BM TFN MUSIC INSTRUCTIONSIn piano, saxophone, ute. On Sanibel/Captiva or South Fort Myers. Quali ed, experienced teacher. Call 239-989-7799RR 10/8 CC TFN HOUSE CARE While you are away by retired architect, Sanibel resident. Call 395-1649. RS 11/12 NC TFN DOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800SR 1/30 B TFN DOCK YOUR YACHT ON SANIBELPrime east end direct access dockage. Seawall, electricity, water, parking. Only minutes to the gulf! Call: 470-2866 RS 12/17 CC TFN 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, Fl Phone: 239-472-3644, ext 1 Fax: 239-472-2334 www.crowclinic.orgVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESWe are currently seeking applicants for several volunteer positions. Positions Needed: Patient Admission Desk, Baby Bird Feeders, Gift Shop & Education Center Volunteers. Other Positions Available Throughout the Year: Clerical/Office Help, Fundraising, Special Events/Community Outreach, Educational Outreach and Grounds Maintenance. For information, please call our Volunteer Coordinator at: 239-472-3644, extension 229 or Email: RS 3/25 NC TFN PRIME SPACE FOR LEASERetail, Office, Take Out, Etc. Attractive Rates Offered! Islander Center on Sanibel Prime Periwinkle Frontage High Traffic Tenants Excellent Parking Immediate Occupancy Local/Pro-Active Owners Flexible Space Available Call Today! 239-850-7888SR 4/30 B TFN BUSINESS FOR SALEDowntown Fort Myers Business for sale. Owner moving out of state. For information, call 239-689-1660. $54,000NR 3/18 NC TFN ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201152 NOW HIRINGNow hiring Servers, Bakery /Coffee Baristas, Host/Hostess, and Baker for IL TESOROs Bakery Shop,DOLCE TESORO in the Tahitian Gardens Plaza. Competitive pay and growth opportunities available. Send resume: or call for interview times 239-395-4022 RR 7/29 BM 8/26 BABY SITTER WANTED239-580-8573 RS 7/29 BM 8/26 NEED COMPUTER HELP? Sanibel Resident. 20 Years pc Experience. Pc Troubleshooting, Data Backup & Restoration, Networks, Virus Detection & Removal. Free Initial Consultation. Call Fred 472-3873 RR 8/5 CC 8/26 CASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280.RR 8/5 CC 8/26 FOR SALE1994 Chrysler Labaron Convertible 103,000 miles, great island car, $2,500 or best offer. Call 239-989-8072. NS 8/12 CC 8/19 SCOOTER FOR SALE1986 Honda Helix. Pearl white, 20K miles, runs great. Tires are very good. Has a brand new windshield and backrest that need to be installed. A couple of small tears on seat. I have the title for the bike but the Tag Of ce requires a new title ($75) from a botched sale before I bought it. $1,000 OBO. Please call Mark at 239-297-2558. RS 8/12 NC 9/2 MARY ALICE HADLEY HAND PAINTED STONEWARE POTTERYA complete service for 10 to 12 in everything from mugs, plates, bowls, and many extra pieces. Serving plates, pitchers, butter dishes, salt and pepper shakers, bean pot, candlesticks, you name it. The complete set would retail for over $2500, buy it for $900. All Hadley pottery is painted, glazed and then kilnred at 2,100 degrees Fahrenheit, making it highly resistant to chipping and scratching. It is lead-free and oven, microwave and dishwasher-safe. Each hand-crafted pottery piece is signed by an artist trained by a protege of Mary Alice Hadley, and is the mark of genuine Hadley stoneware. Call 466-4707. NS 8/12 NC 8/26 RESTAURANT FOR RENT Approximately 4,000 sq. ft., in almost ready to open condition. Former Cheeburger, Cheeburger restaurant located at 2411 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. All inquiries should be directed to or call 239-595-8967 NR 8/12 CC 9/2 WANTED SMALL OFFICE Commercial R.E Broker Simple location for Internet/research 239-322-8642 NR 8/12 CC 8/26 EXECUTIVE TEMP AVAILABLE Daily, weekly or monthly; experience in real estate, development, law, hospitality, resort rentals, prop management. Hourly rate. The next level... professional, reliable,versatile. ZG Executive Service 970-309-0409. Sanibel, Captiva, Ft. Myers, Naples NR 8/19 CC 8/19 ESPERANZAS CLEANING SERVICE15 Years Experience Lee And Collier County Good Rates 239-218-8376NR 8/19 CC 9/9 FOR RENTSpace for rent. 2,100 sq. ft. Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Call 239-558-5230.RS 8/19 BM 9/9 For Only $12 Per Week Your ClassifiedCan Be Seen From Anywhere In The World!Send it to & click on Place Classified


REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE VACATION RENTAL ANNUAL/SEASONAL RENTAL WANTED ANNUAL RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL PROPERTIES AVAILABLEFor a complete list visit our Website Call Dustyn Corace, RE/MAX of the Islands 239-472-2311RS 10/9 B TFN WALK TO BEACHAdorable 2 bedroom,1 bath. East End of Sanibel, 1/2 of duplex. Clean, bright & Great Rates! Call Bob 410-692-0200.RR 1/14 CC TFN NEAR BEACH PRIVATE HOME 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH3 bedroom, 2 bath Home with heated pool, in quiet Sanibel neighborhood. Seasonal and monthly rentals. 239-472-0692 or RS 4/1 BM TFN CONDO FOR SALETwo bed/two bath unfurnished ground floor condo, close to Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach, $89,500. Call 851-3506SR 10/9 N TFN SCAN CODE FOR A FREE LIST OF ALL ISLAND PROPERTIESFOR SALEVISITwww.FreeSanibelList.comPfeifer Realty Group Sanibel Island, FL239-472-0004RS 6/17 BM TFN Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-7277S 10/9 B TFN ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201153 SR 7/30 N TFNGREAT INVESTMENT!Straight Sale, not a short sale or foreclosure. Close to both Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach. New paint, New Carpet, New Dishwasher, New microwave, Tile Lanai, New Bathroom Vanities and much more. Positive Cash Flow. Renter in Place. $89,500Call Chris Potter at239-233-2413to see this property. SanCap One Source Realty Isabella RasiIbt Rt En Cbnt RS 5/13 NC TFNIsabella Rasi (239) 246-4716EftIsabellaRasi@aol.comFor Information And Showings Please Call McGREGOR WOODS GREAT FAMILY HOME IN McGREGOR WOODS! 3/3/2...make an offer!SANIBEL EAST END Elegant, Sanibel East End Canal Front Home with Boat Dock. Like New! ASKING $1,795,000KEY WEST STYLE HOME AT THE BAY IN FORT MYERS BEACH (5/4/2) Fully furnished including a boat, etc. Asking $1,190,000WALK TO BEACH1 BR/BA. Female non smoker. Share house. $500/month includes utilities. One small pet okay. 239-699-8741.RS 8/5 BM TFN FOR SALE BY OWNER 2008 MOBILE HOMEAT PERIWINKLE PARK 1 Bed room new queen bed. LR with sofa bed, kitchen, refrigerator ice maker, dinning area, Bosch washer dryer, dishwasher. Trane A/C with Pro 4000 programmable thermostat. Full tile oors. Full vinyl deck. Pavers. Oodles of space. Hurricane sun & window protection lm. Home in ex. cond. Much more, too numerous to mention. Pr iced at $89,400. Ground rent $5,800/yr. 239-209-1869 or 8/12 CC 9/9 FOR SALE TRAILERPeriwinkle Park 30 Trailer with attached 20x10 screen room, furnished, cozy and clean,appliances, garden area, Internet/ cable, storage sheds, paver parking. 727-207-5787. Paradise!NR 8/12 CC 8/19 INVESTMENT GRADEOwner Financing Complete 2011 Renovation Walk to beach neighborhood, 2BR 1 BA format for your next phase of expansion/pool 70x150, 721 Cardium Street, Sanibel. Cash fee for introducing parties. $349K Call 630-415-5125RS 8/12 CC TFN Dunes, 3/2.5 UF townhouse $1,700/mo. Canal Home, 3/2/den/pool/dock/just off Island $2,300/mo. Piling home, 2/2 remodeled, UF, w/d, beach access $1,450/mo. Dunes, Lake Front, 4BR + / 4BA $3,000/mo. Duplex, 2/1 UF, remodeled, walk to beach. $900/mo.472-6747Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Owner Serving The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975 ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBEL RS 8/12 BM TFN AVOID TRAFFIC 1024 S. Yachtsman Drive, Sanibel. East end home, 3bdr, 2bath, unfurnished. Available for annual rental starting Sept 1st. For more info. call Evonne @ 574-220-8491. NR 8/12 CC 8/19 CLOSE TO SANIBEL & FM BEACH 2BR/2BA, 2nd oor, end unit w/lanai. Very clean & bright. Pool & tennis. No smoking, no pets. $800 per month 239-851-4921 or 887-0834. NR 8/12 CC 9/2 ANNUAL RENTAL APT1 Bedroom 1 Bath, 2nd oor apartment East End of Sanibel. Call 239-472-0121, Cell 239-410-2553. NS 8/12 PC 9/2 SUNSETS YEAR ROUNDFree boat slip. Downtown Fort Myers. Beautiful spacious 1/1, balcony, w/d. $725. 239-207-5867 NR 8/12 CC 8/19 CAPE CORAL. BEAUTIFUL 3/2 -$750, 2/2 $675. Pool, spacious, laundry in unit, water. Close to midpoint and Del Prado. 239-207-5867 NR 8/12 CC 8/19 TO PLACE AN AD LOG ON: ANNUAL RENTAL WANTEDMature couple (and one housecat) seeking 2 bd., 2 bath Sanibel home for annual rental. Approx. $1,100 $1,200 monthly. Excellent local references. Both work on island (VIP and Sanctuary Golf). 239-233-1067RR 8/19 CC 8/19 ANNUAL RENTAL WANTEDNeed to be on Sanibel or very close. Looking for 1bed-1bath unfurnished for single mature female. Can afford $700 a month. Have impeccable references. Very clean and quiet. Can move anytime. Please call 425-647-3897RR 8/12 CC 8/19 GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION YARD SALESat., Aug. 20, 10 am to 2 pm 1207 Par View Drive, Sanibel. Furniture, decorative items, framed prints, books and more.NR 8/19 CC 8/19


My name is Val and I am a two-year-old female pointer with a liver and white coat. I was very skinny when the officer found me. Im still underweight but should put on some more pounds now that I get fed every day. Im a very energetic dog so I will need daily exercise and would make a good pet for a very active family or individual. I would be an excellent jogging, running, or brisk walking companion. Adoption fee is $25 during Awesome August Adoptions. My name is Smudge and I am a domestic short hair female cat, age two. Im white with a gray smudge on my head. I was very shy when I first arrived at the shelter. I love the volunteers because they know how to make us feel secure when we are scared. My favorite activity is to cuddle in someones lap. Im a calm kitty with a very soft coat and I like to be brushed. The best home for me would be a quiet one. Adoption fee: $10 during Awesome August Adoptions. Cats and kittens can be adopted two for the price of one. For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office, off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if three months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs six months and over, feline AIDS and leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10-day health guarantee, and a bag of Science Diet pet food. NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands CALLING CARD 239-395-1213Emergency................................................911 Sanibel Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3111 Lee County Sheriffs Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .477-1200 On Call Captiva Deputy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .477-1000 Fire Department Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-5525 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9494 Florida Marine Patrol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .332-6966 Florida Highway Patrol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .278-7100 Poison Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-800-282-3171 Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1080 City of Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4135 Administrative Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3700 Building Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4555 Community Housing and Resources . . . . . . . . . . .472-1189 Planning Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4136 Library Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2483 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2133 Post Office Sanibel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1573 Sanibel (toll free) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-275-8777 Captiva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-1674 Sanibel Community Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2155 Senior Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-5743ARTSArcade 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. . . . . . . . . . . . 472-0168 Gulf Coast Symphony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6197 Lee County Alliance for the Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .939-2787 Naples Philharmonic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .597-1111 The Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater . . . . . . . . . . .472-6862 Sanibel Music Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .336-7999 Sanibel-Captiva Art League . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4258 S.W. Florida Symphony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .418-0996CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONSABWA (American Business Womens Assoc.) . . . . . . . .472-4499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . or American Legion Post 123 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9979 Angel Flight SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-877-4AN-ANGELAudubon Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3156 Sanibel Bike Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . Community Foundation of Sanibel-Captiva . . . . . . . . .274-5900 CROW (Clinic For The Rehabilitation of Wildlife) . . . . . . .472-3644 FISH of Sanibel (Friends in Service Here) . . . . . . . . . .472-0404 Sanibel Island Fishing Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-7257 Horticultural Society of the Islands . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6940 Horticulture and Tea Society of Sanibel and Captiva . . . . .472-8334 Kiwanis Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-2121 League of Women Voters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6689 Lions Club (Tom Rothman) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-3248 Master Gardeners of the Islands . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6940 Newcomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9332 Notre Dame Club of Southwest Florida . . . . . . . . . . .768-0417 Optimist Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-0836PAWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-1027 or 472-9383 Rotary Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-7257 or 472-0141 Sanibel Beautification Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .470-2866 Sanibel-Captiva Orchid Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-6940 Sanibel-Captiva Power Squadron . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3828 Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-1770 Sanibel Youth Soccer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-2040 The Military Officers Assc. of America (MOAA, Alex MacKenzie). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-9232 United Way of Lee County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .433-2000 United Way 211 Helpline . . .(24 hour information line) 211 or 433-3900 Zonta Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .671-6381ISLAND ATTRACTIONSBailey-Matthews Shell Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-2233 J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge . . . . . . . . .472-1100 Sanibel Historical Museum & Village . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4648 SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) . . . . . . 472-2329 Pets Of The Week ISLAND SUN AUGUST 19, 201154 Smudge, ID #508668 Val, ID# 512182



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