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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: 08-26-2011
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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 SEPTEMBER SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:05 7:56 7:06 7:55 7:06 7:54 7:07 7:53 7:07 7:52 7:07 7:50 7:08 7:49 VOL. 19, NO. 9 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA AUGUST 26, 2011 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Read Us Online at Shell Museum And Ding Darling Team Up For Family Beach WalksThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, in collaboration with J N Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, is offering a free monthly program for the whole family. Participants meet at Gulfside City Park/Algiers Beach on Sanibel on the last Tuesday of the month, starting August 30 at 9 a.m. Refuge Ranger Becky Wolff will lead a short presentation about marine life on Sanibel. Shell museum volunteer Dotty DeVasure, a lifelong shell expert, will give tips on finding and identifying mollusks, as well as explain how they live, eat, reproduce and move. During the walk, which lasts about an hour, Wolff and DeVasure will be available to answer questions and help their guests identify shells and anything else spotted along the way. There are still a few sea turtle nests on the island beaches, and Wolff will discuss the sea turtle nesting process. For more information call 393-2233 Ding Darling Ranger Becky Wolff introduces a young beach walker to marine lifeAfterschool Music Theater WorkshopBIG ARTS Herb Strauss Musical Theater Workshop will introduce campers to the art of musical theater performance with a production of Alice in Wonderland Jr. Camp runs September 6 to 22 and meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:15 to 5:45 p.m., with an additional Saturday session to be scheduled. Tuition is $150. The seven-session workshop will offer a concentrated training experience in 20th century realistic acting, improvisation, voice, movement and script analysis. Throughout the rehearsals, students will work toward their on-stage performance while building teamwork, a sense of accomplishment and self-esteem. Youngsters age eight and older have the opportunity to learn the crucial skills of building characters, playing objectives and expressing emotion physically and vocally. They discover how to express themselves individually and how to work as an ensemble, gaining valuable skills while having fun and making friends. All instructors have taught acting/dance/music at theaters worldwide and have had substantial professional acting and directing experience. Workshop schedule (subject to change): Tuesday, September 6: 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday, September 8: 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, September 13: 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday, September 15: 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Saturday, September 17: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 20: 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday, September 22: 4:15 rehearsal, with performance at 7 p.m. To register for Strauss Musical Theater Camp and learn more about upcoming BIG ARTS events, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road or call 395-0900. Instructors Bobby Logue and Jenny Smith staging a play at a theater workshop Expansion Of Sanibel Church Begins With GroundbreakingChurch leaders and communicants together with island dignitaries and representatives of Benchmark General Contractors marked the beginning of the site redevelopment of Sanibel Community Church on Periwinkle Way with a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, August 23 at 5 p.m. The ceremony was held under a tent approximately where the new sanctuary will be constructed, said Pastor Daryl Donovan, a 10-year veteran of Sanibel Community Church. You are standing on holy ground, he told the large crowd gathered for the festivities, which included a 30-minute worship service prior to the groundbreaking. The service included scripture reading, hymns, and selections by the choir.continued on page 33 Community and church dignitaries take the ceremonial first shovel at the Sanibel Community Church groundbreaking August 23


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 20112 Hortoons American Legion Post 123 NewsOn Sunday, August 28, the American Legion Post 123 serves up Doug Freshs BBQ ribs and chicken with pasta salad and beans, from 1 to 8 p.m. Cost is $10. Sunday, September 4 is a Labor Day picnic with fun, food and games for all, from 1 to 8 p.m. Nine Ball pool tournaments are played every Monday night starting at 6 p.m. This weeks winners for match one were Butch Bouchard taking first and Tom Yorgey in second. Winners for match two were Rich Ennis in first and Dave Williams in second. A third match was played and the winner was Kevin Pottorf. Richard McCurry took second. It was a great turnout and lots of fun. Texas hold em is played every Thursday night at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. Players are welcome. Every Friday the Legion serves a six-ounce ribeye steak sandwich all day. American Legion Post 123 is known for the best cheeseburger on the island. Stop in and try one of the half-pound burgers. Check out the daily specials and the entire menu. Food is served all day, every day. The public is welcome. 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 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information call 472-9979. GALLERYTOWERbttnfr tOpen7daysaweek10amto7pm 751TarponBayRoad,Sanibel,FL33957 239-472-4557www THESPOTforART 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 Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel Read us online at


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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 20114 Shell Museum Cowry Exhibit To Open In SeptemberThe wait for The BaileyMatthews Shell Museums muchanticipated cowry shell exhibit is almost over. The display will be unveiled in early September, with a dedication ceremony 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 also 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. These cowries, donated by legendary actor Raymond Burr, are currently on display at the shell museum Join The Lions For A Pancake BreakfastIts that time again time for everyone to wake up on a Saturday and head over to The Community House, where the Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club will treat you and your friends or family to breakfast. The club is inviting everyone to its pancake breakfast on Saturday, September 3 from 8 a.m. to noon. All proceeds will go to support LARC, Inc. Since 1954, LARC, Inc. has been dedicated to meeting the needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Its mission is to promote and provide opportunities in the community for these Lee County residents and help them achieve an independent, dignified and responsible lifestyle. For more information, visit their website: http://www. The islanders are warm and generous people that can be counted on to support and encourage the best in their community, said Roger Bradley, executive director at LARC. The Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club has jumped in with both feet to help people with disabilities live a productive and satisfying life. Were all grateful to the islanders! There will be pancakes, bacon, and your choice of beverage. The donation for adults is $5 and children under five are free. Ccarry out will also be available. The Lions Club has been very successful with this event in the past and we are hoping to see everyone in our community turn out to eat some great pancakes and support another great cause, said Tom Hoover, past president of the Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club. We are looking forward to seeing everyone at The Community House next weekend and hope they bring big appetites. The breakfast is sponsored by Baileys General Store, Sun Harvest Citrus, Lily & Co. Jewelers, Island Pharmacy, Island Graphics, Barefoot Charleys, Sanibel Air Conditioning and Sanctuary Island Electric, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank and Wayne Wiles Floor Coverings. The Community Center is at 2173 Periwinkle Way. 75th Annual SANIBEL SANIBEL SHELL FAIR SHELL FAIR & SHOW & SHOWFebruary 26THRUMarch 4, 2012 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 I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOTTELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE... IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... Home of the world famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand DollarMade fresh everyday RIGHT IN OUR STORE from the finest and freshest ingredients National Geographic Top 10 Best Ice Creams in Gulf Coast America 2010 Best of the Islands Best Ice Cream and Best Server Trip Advisor Recommended 2010 and 2011 Talk of the Town A A SANIBEL ISLAND TRADITION FOR 32 YEARS Homemade Ice Cream, Gelato, Sorbet and Frozen Yogurt Homemade Ice Cream, Gelato, Sorbet and Frozen YogurtGift Certi cates and Apparel, Chocolates, Pastry, Party PailsAsk Us About Pinocchios Franchise Opportunities~ 362 Periwinkle Way Sanibel FL ~ (Near the Lighthouse) Turn LEFT AT THE CAUSEWAY to our Little GREEN Shop on the Corner 239-472-6566 Open Daily 9am 9pm 239-472-6566 Open Daily 9am 9pm Original Italian Ice Cream Original Italian Ice Cream Head Back to School with our PB&J Ice Cream Open 9am for Breakfast. Try Our Brioche al Gelato, Coffees, Pastry & Newspaper


5 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 Relax and The Ultimate Ultimate Shopping ExperienceThe Village Shops 2340 Periwinkle Way 472-3003Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. 5 p.m. SEASON END CLEARANCE SALE SEASON END CLEARANCE SALEAugust 25th through September 6thCheck out our $10 & $25 Sale Racks in the Sale Room! 50% OFF 50% OFF The Entire Store 12 DAYS 12 DAYS ONLY! ONLY!Shell Museum Welcomes Soldier Courtesy Of Blue Star ProgramArmy Specialist Dalton Whitfield visited The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum on August 23 not just to take advantage of the national Blue Star Museums partnership in which more than 1,500 museums around the country are offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families but to pop in on his mom, museum Assistant Director Amanda Stirn. Stirn, who began working at the museum in June, was pleased to welcome her son, as well as her other son, Brendan Stirn, and her husband, Mike Stirn. Her brother, Army PFC Paden Sturtevant, and their mother, Susan Love, were Blue Star guests earlier this summer. This is the first time my familys been here and theyre really excited to see the museum, Stirn said. They have a fond love of shells and it was just a great opportunity to get the whole family together. My brother was able to take advantage of the (Blue Star) program and Im really glad its still available through Labor Day for my son and other family members. Its the least we can do to thank our soldiers for putting their lives on the line for our country. Whitfield, who is on a two-week leave from Fort Drum (New York), joked with his brother and took photographs of several displays as he made his way around the exhibits. I think its neat being able to see all the things from around the world, to see what you havent seen before, he said of his museum visit. The big shells, the world record-sized shells are pretty nice to look at. I think its incredible, added Brendan Stirn. I never knew there were so many different species of shells. He applauds the special recognition given to those in military service, especially his little brother. Im really proud of (Dalton) for what hes doing, and all the soldiers, continued on page 19 Shell Museum docent Cam Calvert explains a shell display to Mike Stirn, Brendan Stirn, Dalton Whitfield and Amanda Stirn Shell Museum Assistant Director Amanda Stirn shows her son, Army Specialist Dalton Whitfield, an interactive mollusk exhibit


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 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 Islands Bask In Increased Summer Tourismby Anne MitchellThe sound of European accents has been music to the ears of many island businesses this summer, perhaps signaling a return to better days in this tourism-based economy. For the last three to four years, Europeans have stayed away due to factors such as the economy and unfounded fears of oil-marred beaches. What makes Europeans such welcome visitors is that being long-haul travelers they tend to stay longer than domestic tourists. They average five to seven days, says Jeff Shuff, general manager of Tween Waters Inn on Captiva. With Americans, we are lucky if they stay a weekend. Thats why our best seller is our threenight package. This is probably the best summer we have had since 2008, said Shuff, estimating that business is up about 15 percent. He said a weak dollar is also making Florida vacations a good buy for foreign tourists. July occupancy at the Island Inn on Sanibel was 97.1 percent, which is about as good as it gets, and August has been terrific, said General Manager Chris Davison. To date, this months business is up 119 percent year-over-year. Island Inn, owned by dozens of shareholders, had been suffering from outdated management and a private club image. Its now aggressively seeking business and has undertaken a half-million-dollar improvement program. Even though we are far from being out of the woods, people are no longer scared to spend and there is pent-up demand, Davison said. There is good value here on the islands and hotel rates are attractive. Lodging operators have been sweetening the deals with promotions such as $80 in dining credits with a three-night stay at Tween Waters Inn, to mark the inns 80th anniversary. Others, like the Island Inn, put together discount deals with local businesses and attractions in June. Mark Pucher, general manager of Jerrys Food on Sanibel, also reports a really, really good summer. While he didnt have final numbers, Pucher estimates summer business is up about 7 percent. We have seen a lot of Europeans. The oil chased them away last year but they decided to come this year. Pucher says about 85 percent of Jerrys business is from tourists. A lot of them saved and didnt do anything last year so they had extra money to spend. Besides Europeans, summer stalwarts tend to be people within a three-hour drive of Sanibel and Captiva, those living between Orlando and Miami. Billy Kirkland, owner of Billys Bikes, called summer business OK, not the best but not the worst by any means. He added, July was definitely better than last year. Kirkland credits lower gas prices, people feeling a little better about the economy and the good exchange rate for Europeans. Earlier this week, reports of Hurricane Irene forming in the Atlantic spurred calls from people with hotel bookings, but as the storm tracked east, fears eased. Predicting future bookings is a guessing game for hoteliers these days because few people make reservations much in advance. Travelers rely heavily on Internet sites such as TripAdvisor and, Davison said. You will have people booking their reservation from the parking lot on their cell phone, he said. With school back in session, tourism has slowed in late August. As usual, some island businesses have closed or are closing for several weeks to ride out the slowest time of the year, give employees vacation time and do clean-up and maintenance. Among them are Traders Store & Caf, The Island Cow, Why Knot, Over Easy Cafe and the Sanibel Bean. July data is not yet available, but in June, the Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel (Lee County) hosted 334,800 visitors. And while the number was down 18 percent from June 2010, spending increased 7.3 percent to $174.8 million, as Davidson-Peterson Associates reported at the Lee County Tourist Development Councils August meeting. The higher spending appears to be because there was a 20 percent increase in people staying in paid accommodations and fewer staying with friends and family. Not all the data is on the positive side. Some 473,332 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in June, a decrease of 0.7 percent compared to June 2010, according to the Lee County Port Authority. However, boding well for future European tourism is the fact that Air Berlin added a fourth weekly nonstop flight between Fort Myers and Dusseldorf, Germany, in late July. The islands beaches attract families in the summer season Chris Davison, general manager, Island Inn


7 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011Sanibel-Captiva KiwanisKiwanis Kornersubmitted by Eric PfeiferThis week, Mike Campbell, senior environment specialist from Lee County, spoke to us about the artificial offshore reef system. Among his many duties on the water, diving the reefs is his favorite. Campbells available data shows that reefs were first placed in the local waters starting in the 1960s. Lee County took over the program in the 1980s, but they only receive money for the reef program from grants and donations. Campbell currently maintains 20 artificial reefs with over 100 deployments of structure. The reefs are comprised of concrete vessels, steel vessels, heavy gauge steel, concrete rubble, limestone rubble, rock, or structures specifically designed for reefs. Poseidons Garden is one such example of concrete blocks screwed together in the shape of a pyramid. Pegasus is an example of an old steel tugboat. Apparently, Kiwanians Billy Kirkland and Tom Louwers attempted to donate their own vessels to the reef system. As they tiptoed out of the house to go fishing one morning, they forgot their bagged lunches and tide charts their wives left out for them. Of course, the real interest in the artificial reefs is for fishing purposes. Campbell showed us some underwater footage of Goliath grouper, barracudas, and sharks swimming through the structures. The objectives of the reef program are fishing enhancement, habitat enhancement, scientific study and mitigation purposes. Campbell is currently working on a new website to promote the program and educate everyone about the benefits of the reefs to our ecosystem. In the meantime, however, all information including the coordinates of the reefs can be found on http:// NATURALRESOURCES/MARINE/ Pages/Artificial_Reefs.aspx. Campbell is also working on a very cool sonar mapping page so anglers can visually see what they caught their anchors on before they cut them loose. If you happen to see the words Billys Too or PITA on this website, please contact your local Kiwanian. Campbell actually located the Philadelphia Steamship which sunk in 1918 with a load of cattle presumably headed for Key West. He also gave us an update on the dreaded red lion fish. This invasive fish was introduced accidentally (we hope) to our waters in the 1980s. It has no natural predators, reproduces every four days, and the female lays up to two million eggs per year. If you can catch one and avoid the venomous spines, they are apparently very good to eat. We think we will stick with spaghetti. 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 cindylignelli222@ 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. Mike Campbell Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 20118 Official Logo Unveiled For 10K Race FISH (Friends In Service Here) of Sanibel has launched the official logo for this years 10K. The logo, which was developed by popular cartoonist Dave Horton, will appear around the islands promoting the FISH 10K race on posters, banners and T-shirts. In the 2011 design critters are seen running the race. The cartoon also features the Sanibel Lighthouse. Horton donated his time and designs to FISH for this event. The race takes place on Sanibel on Saturday, October 15 starting at The Community House. Following a 10-kilometer circuit around the island, participants will return to The Community House. The races premier sponsor, the Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, will be on hand at the starting line to see the runners off. The race is being held in conjunction with the Fort Myers Track Club and is expected to attract more than 400 runners this year. Runners can download the entry form at The 10K is the main fundraising event for FISH this year; the organization hopes to raise significant money from the race through local sponsorships, participant fees and donations. To sign up or to become a sponsor call FISH at 472 4775. FISH relies on community support to fund all programs and accepts unopened, unexpired food items which are delivered directly to island families in need. For more information, go to Cartoon logo by Dave Horton Last years 10K Race 4 FISH 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. 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 Email your editorial copy to:


9 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 A Prom For Grown-UpsSo, you missed your high school prom? Or want to relive prom memories? The Sanibel School PTA and the Sanibel Community Association welcome all adults in the community (21 and older) to a prom party at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 8. Tickets are $25 and include dancing to tunes spun by a DJ and games. There will be hors doeuvres from Cips Place, Sweet Melissas, Holy Smoke BBQ and Gator Bites, as well as desserts from Tween Waters and Sanibel Cake Company. Adult beverages will available. Tickets can be purchased in advance at The Community House. Partygoers are welcome to bring a date or go solo. Dress is retro prom formal, formal or Sanibel formal. The fundraiser will support the arts programs at The Sanibel School. Dig up your high school or prom pictures for a slideshow. Photos can be emailed to Last weeks mystery photo was of Sanibel School Principal Barbara Von Harten with her high school prom date in Towson, Maryland. If you would like to make a donation or sponsor the event, contact Patty Holston at 472-1707. Sanibel, 1953. Do you know this couple? Wednesdays Of Wonder At Sanibel Congregational ChurchJoin in for Wednesdays of Wonder (WOW) fun and friendship at the Sanibel Congregational Church. Each Wednesday in September will feature different activities just for kids focusing on the arts. Every Wednesday in September, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the kids will gather for an opening puppet show by theatrical pastor John Danner. Then they rotate between arts and activities such as photography and video making, beading, shell art, Legos, woodworking, Erector sets (building sets for boys or girls), knitting, cooking, dance, and music, just to name a few. The program is open to children in kindergarten through 5th grade. Cost is just $25 for four weeks, or $50 for all kids in a single family. The evening finishes off with dinner as a group, and opens and closes with prayer. Sanibel Congregational Church is at 2050 Periwinkle Way. Download the participant forms at or call 472-0497 for more information. Kids express their talents in so many waysEmail editorial copy to:


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201110 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 Mugs Mugs MugsCustom printed white ceramic coffee mugs with your favorite photo, or choose one from our gallery of island images.Only $9.95 eachBring in your digital le or email us your favorite picture.Island Graphics Printing & Design1630 Periwinkle Way Unit C(Behind Pfeifer Realty)call: 239.472.4437or email: A Great Place To Be Stranded 10 A.M. 6 P.M. MON. SAT. 12-5 P.M. SUNDAY1571 PERIWINKLE WAYSANIBEL, FL 33957 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 Supplying the islands with ART and Fine Framing for over 10 years. Thank You to our loyal customers. 630 Tarpon Bay Rd(near the Over Easy Cafe) Summer Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-4, Sat. 239-395-1350 (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 VERNON TRISTAN FRANKWICHVernon Tristan Frankwich passed away on August 11 at Shell Point Hospice. He was 83 years old. Vern, as he was known on the islands, was born March 23, 1928 in Baltimore, Maryland, where he grew up. He attended Polytech High School in Baltimore and went on get his bachelor of science at Johns Hopkins University. While at Johns Hopkins he played on the lacrosse team and was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. Vern served in the United States Navy during WWII on the U.S.S. Orion in the Panama Canal zone. In 1953 Vern married Elizabeth Anne Ormond of Akron, Ohio, and together they went on to have two children. For more than 35 years Vern owned and operated an HVAC company called Frankwich Trane Sales and Service Inc., located in Milford, Connecticut. The family lived nearby in Woodbridge, Connecticut, for more than 30 years. Vern and his wife, Libby, moved to Sanibel in 1996. Once on the island, Vern continued as a tennis player, a lifetime member of the Sanibel Island Fishing Club, a member of the Power Boat Squadron and served on the City of Sanibels Wildlife Committee. Vern and his good friend Indy Gopal Pati worked together on designing the PVC tubes found at the fish pier for safely disposing of fish scraps and old bait. He and Libby were world travelers, spanning the globe from Africa to South America and all places in between. Vern loved, lived and enjoyed life with a passion and he will be missed by all of his many friends and family. Vernon Frankwich is survived by his wife of 58 years, Elizabeth Anne, his daughter Amy Frankwich Jackson (Stephen) of Gardnerville, Nevada, and his son, Douglas M. Frankwich of Chicago, Illinois. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Nicklas (Rachael) Frankwich (U.S. Navy) and Thomas Jackson and one great-grandson, Aiden Frankwich. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that contributions be made in his honor to CROW Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel. A memorial service is planned for late October on Sanibel. OBITUARY


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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201112 Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellThe best laid plans of mice and men (and women) sometimes get screwed up. Last Friday was one of those days. For some reason or another, our scheduled speaker was unable to make it. Nothing very eventful happened, except it was our club presidents birthday. Our best singers, John Carney, John Pryor, and Don Russell were all up North or on vacation. What troupers we were to sing a full blown chorus of Happy Birthday. We went through our regular meeting rituals but one can only stretch so long and soon it was time for dismissal. So I decided to repeat the column that was written about our speaker the last time she spoke to us. Skin cancer warnings are worth repeating. Florida is called the Sunshine State and Shannen Vixler, ARNP (advanced registered nurse practitioner) from the dermatology practice of Dr. Michael J. Haiken, advises us that too much of a good thing, can be bad for you and that includes sunshine. Sun worshippers that we all might be, we just have to protect ourselves from the damaging ultraviolet rays of that glorious sunshine. Lather up ladies and gentlemen with a #30 sun block and, if sitting at the beach, reapply that sun lotion every hour. Protect yourself from excessive sun exposure. Do you know skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer? Like most cancer, this cancer can be easily cured if treated early enough. Aging brings about changes to not only our bodies but most definitely to the covering of our body, the skin. Vixler suggests we examine our skin for any changes such as moles or discolored growths. Check your whole body and dont forget the scalp area, ears, toes, genital areas and bottom of your feet. A cancerous skin lesion can appear suddenly or develop slowly. Going to the dermatologist should be part of your yearly wellness procedure. A baseline history of your skin condition and follow-up visits will help the doctor discover any irregularities or potential problems that can be treated at the early stage, before its too late. Vixler educated us regarding skin layers and the different types of skin cancer signs and symptoms: basal cell carcinoma usually looks like a raised, smooth, pearly bump on the sun-exposed skin of the head, neck or shoulders. Crusting and bleeding in the center of the tumor frequently develops. It can often be mistaken for a sore that does not heal. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is commonly a red, scaling, thickened patch on sun-exposed skin. Ulceration and bleeding may occur. When SCC is not treated, it may develop into a large mass. Melanomas are brown to black looking lesions. Signs that might show a malignant melanoma includes change in size, shape, color or elevation of a mole. Most skin cancers can be treated by removal of the tumor or radiation therapy. Dont wait; get to the doctor. Remember its better to be safe than sorry. Be proactive, go to see your dermatologist and possibly save your life. Weather permitting, Rotary will meet Friday at 7 a.m. at Beachview Steakhouse & Tavern. If you have any questions regarding Rotary or would like information on the subject of Rotary membership, call 337-1099. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday morning at Beachveiw Steakhouse & Tavern, 1100 Par View Drive. If you would like further information regarding the Sanibel Rotary or Rotary International, call 337-1099. 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... DIRECTOR OF AMENITIES Serve as COO; manage all aspects of club activities & relationships w/Board of Directors, members, guests, employees & community dvlp operating policies & procedures & direct work of all dept mgrs. Implmt & monitor all aspects of P&L, monitor qlty of products & svcs. Implmt general policies; plan, dvlp & approve speci c operational policies, prgms, procedures & methods; recommend employment, supv, train & terminate personnel, take action to minimize costs of departmental operations & oversee care & maintenance of assets & facilities, coordinate mktg & membership relation prgms to promote clubs services & facilities to potential & present members, ensure highest stds for food, beverage, sports & entertainment & other svcs, establishing & monitoring compliance w/purchasing policies & procedures, analyze nl data, review income & costs relative to goals. High School degree & 5 yrs of progressively resp exp in mgmt position w/P&L exp incl 3 yrs contract negotiation (short term & multi yr ctr) & exp w/hiring/ ring of personnel. Mail resumes to HR, Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, 18061 Miromar Lakes Parkway, Miromar Lakes, FL 33913.POSITION AVAILABLE Our email address is


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201114 submitted by Bruce NeillLast week was a radical, radial experience for campers at Sanibel Sea School. It was Sea Star week and we explored the group of animals that belong to the phylum Echinodermata the spiny-skinned animals. Common members of this group are sea stars, sea urchins, sand dollars and sea cucumbers. Echinoderms are fascinating creatures for several reasons. They are the only animal phylum that contains just marine representatives there are no freshwater or terrestrial echinoderms. As adults, they exhibit a body arrangement known as pentaradial symmetry. Their body is typically arranged in five sections radiating from a central hub, much like the spokes of a wheel. This unusual symmetry is only found in the adult life stage; as larvae, they exhibit bilateral symmetry that is typical of most other animals. To help explore the idea of symmetry while working the right side of our brains, we designed and created a mandala. Mandalas, whose origins are found in the Hindu and Buddhist traditions, are ornately detailed paintings that exhibit exquisite symmetry. Tibetian Buddhists commonly make mandalas by painting their highly detailed images through laborious placement of different colored sands. The pinnacle of the endeavor is the ceremonial destruction of the image upon its completion. This exercise is to remind us that many of lifes treasures lie in our processes, not in our outcomes. All week long we participated in the creation of a sand mandala based on radial symmetry. We designed it, we planned it, we drew a template, we dyed beach sand with food coloring, and with that sand palate, we created a beautiful, radially-symmetrical mandala three feet in diameter. On Friday afternoon, we reveled in the beauty of our creation, before systematically wiping it clean in an entrancing ceremony and returning the sand to the Gulf of Mexico. Ultimately, we realized that the beauty of our creation was in the labor and the fellowship it engendered; the destruction of our mandala somehow set us free to move on with great memories and a better understanding of symmetry. But of course, this is Sanibel Sea School summer camp we could hardly spend all our time on an art creation. We spent hours snorkeling and seining did you know there are a lot of tiny young seahorses out in San Carlos Bay right now? We picked up litter on the beach; we had an epic canoe paddle, followed by abandon ship drills and a long swim back to our island home. We observed sand dollar movement and behavior they are animals, after all. We surfed on a gentle swell on the east end of Sanibel. Our surf-paddling race was close and hard-won by the Red Rastafarians team. And, we ended it with a soulful celebration of art, symmetry, the ocean and good times with good friends. Not bad for a week at summer camp. What a way to wrap up a summer. Sanibel Sea School is a non-profit organization that invites you to share our vision of a world where all people value, understand and care for the ocean. Visit us at A Radical, Radial Week At Sanibel Sea School Summer Camp Frank Kolencik and Joey Peters prepare for the surf paddling competition Campers ceremoniously deconstructed the mandala at the end of the week The mandalas sand is almost ready for its return to the Gulf of Mexico Our completed mandala was a truly a gorgeous sight to behold Suraj Khakee relaxes on a float at Bowmans Beach 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 9--11.30 Read us online at


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201116 ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. NEW MOTOR SALES REBUILT POWERHEADS FACTORY TRAINED MERCURY MARINER JOHNSON EVINRUDE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I/O'S MERCRUISER 1Courteous Professional Marine Repair Service Dockside Service Serving Sanibel & Captiva For Life472-3380 466-3344 NEW M O T O R S ALE S REB U ILT P O WERH E A D S FA C T O R Y T R A I N E D MER C U RY MARINER JO HN SO N EVINR U DE SUZUKI YAMAHA OMC I / O'S MER C R U I S E R C ourteous Pro f essional Marine Repair S ervice Dockside S ervic e S ervin g Sanibel & Captiva For Lif e Your Bottom Your Bottom Specialist Specialist Call on Paint Prices Call on Paint PricesDave Doane Summer Fishing Never Gets Oldby Capt. Matt MitchellThings sure were quiet out on the water last week with very few boats out and about. The next six weeks is as slow as it gets around here, even though fishing is as good as it gets. During the winter season things are really busy out on the water and fishing is average at best. It is ironic that during the best, most consistent fishing months of the year, hardly anyone is here to enjoy it and we have it all to ourselves. If you are a year-round resident or one of the lucky few who is down here and fishing right now, you know how good it can be. Snook and redfish have no problem with pending tropical storms, crazy humid heat and bath-like water temperatures. Redfish fishing keeps getting better every week. As we move into September and then October, the redfish action will peak with the larger mature fish schooling up in the sound before they move offshore. If you can schedule your fishing time right now around a good high tide or one over that two-foot or better mark, you are pretty much guaranteed redfish. Add in a little wind pushing the water into the trees and its on. One morning at the end of the week, while working one of my favorite redfish shorelines on a southeast wind, I pulled more than a dozen reds up to 25 inches out of one mangrove spot in about 30 minutes. The redfish were eating cut pinfish skipped up close to the trees. Just about every well-placed cast got hit until the fish turned off or moved on as quickly as they had started. Bouncing around other nearby shorelines, I did pick up a few more reds here and there but never found a spot as hot as my first stop of the day. The first part of the week, I raced up to Redfish Pass first thing in the morning to catch the end of an outgoing tide, hoping to find some good snook action. To my disappointment, the tide had really slowed down and was just about finished so I almost did not even drop a bait to give it a try. But as I was already there, on second thought I decided to at least make one drift. As we slow-drifted the seawall at South Seas Island Resort, I had very low expectations. To my surprise, within 15 minutes we caught three big redfish and a few small gag grouper until the tide completely stopped. One little section just off the seawall held all the reds in about 18 feet of water. After getting one redfish right off the bat and locating the fish on the first drift, I held the boat in the honey hole on the motor, bumping it in and out of gear as there were no other boats around. Small pinfish fished on the bottom caught a 26-, 27and 29-inch redfish. Now thats a good start to the day. After that bite quit we moved to the docks on the north side of the pass. In the clear water you could see large groups of small snook moving up and down the docks and treeline on the southern tip of North Captiva. With no tide moving, we could not get them to eat a bait. After about 20 minutes of throwing baits at them with no action, we headed out to the Buck Key channel to catch some trout and pass some time until the tide started moving back in. Fishing the edges of the shallow grass flats with soft plastic jigs, we kept the rods bent. Most of the trout were on the small side along with some ladyfish in the mix. While jigging we did see a couple of rolling tarpon in the slick calm water but never got close enough to pitch a bait at them. Once the tide started moving back in hard, it was time to move on and fish for snook again. This summertime pattern just never gets old.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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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 9/2/11 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 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 Shell Museum Accepting Entries For 2nd Annual Live Mollusk Photography Competition Two Sessions Left For Shell Museums Summer Resort ProgramTime is running out for the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Resort Program called Children Play...Parents May? Parents may drop off the kids so they can have 2 hours of guilt-free adult time. Your 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, doing creative writing, and eating a light snack. The program is appropriate for ages five through 12, and the cost is $15 per child. Classes will be held at the museum from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 30, and Thursday, 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 the Tuesday session, and by 3 p.m. Wednesday for the Thursday session. Crafts are a fun part of the shell museums resort programISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201118 Anne DuPont of Lake Worth Lagoon, Florida, took second prize in last years shell museum photography contest with her picture of a sea slug The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is offering amateur shutterbugs a great opportunity to capture images of live mollusks in their natural habitats during the museums 2nd Annual Live Mollusk Photography Competition. Photos of live mollusks eating, moving, mating, etc., are eligible for the contest. Entries will be accepted at the museum until November 1 (including electronically submitted pictures). The winning submissions will be announced during the museums anniversary celebration, November 14 through 18. The top photos will be displayed on the museums website, Facebook page, and in the lobby. A list of contest rules and judging criteria, and the registration form to be completed and emailed with each entry, can be found on the museums website at Send all inquiries and entries to DianeThomas (dothomas@shellmuseum. org), or contact the shell museum at 3952233.


19 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 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 or pay $3.50 per class. Coupon booklets are available 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. Yearly membership to Island Seniors is only $20. 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 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. 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. Trash and Treasure Sale Saturday, November 19. Bring your no longer used nice treasures to the center (no clothes or shoes, please). Call the center for further details, 4725743. 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 CreamFrom page 5Shell Museum Welcomes Soldierhe said. Its cool that you have this program. Mike Stirn is also a fan of the Blue Star Museums initiative. Its a great idea, he said. Our men and women in uniform, we owe a lot to. Its a sacrifice and its to be commended. Whitfield, who will be deployed to Afghanistan at the end of September, appreciated the chance to visit the shell museum as an honored guest. I think its cool to help the soldiers and families come in and see some stuff, he said. Its a nice little tribute to the soldiers. The Blue Star Museums program runs through Labor Day. A complete list of participating museums is available at 75th Annual SANIBEL SANIBEL SHELL FAIR SHELL FAIR & SHOW & SHOWFebruary 26THRUMarch 4, 2012Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201120 CROW Case Of The Week: Peninsula Cooterby Emilie AlfinoAn adult female Peninsula cooter found by a Cape Coral man arrived at CROW July 18. She was languishing, bleeding, on a service road at Southwest Florida International Airport, suffering from a number of serious wounds from being hit by a car. The man who found and rescued her, a rock-and-roll aficionado, called her Zeppelin while she was in his care. She arrived still bleeding from the top of her shell and from her right front foot, according to Dr. Jess Brugler, who is filling in at CROW since Dr. Ambers departure. She had some shell fractures along the middle of the top of her shell. The most interesting thing is she was missing her foot and that was an old injury. Thats why it was bleeding scar tissue is usually not as strong as the original, Dr. Jess said. So here she has been living out in the wild with basically only three legs and seemingly doing great until she decided to cross in the middle of the road. A turtle missing a limb is usually able to adapt pretty well. They use their back legs for steering, diving, and digging their nests; the front legs are basically for helping them propel themselves, according to Dr. Jess. This turtle did have a stump, making it a bit easier for her than if she had lost her whole leg. She probably lost her foot when it got tangled in some fishing line or something, or maybe something bit it off, said Dr. Jess. The vets best guess, though, was it was a fishing line that took off the turtles foot. The turtle also had a lot of bruising and road rash, as one would imagine after being hit by a car on an airport service road. Her shell was all scuffed up, especially on the bottom, Dr. Jess explained. It did seem to indicate she had been clipped by the car and skidded, but I cant really estimate how far. She may have just spun on her belly. The cooter was given pain medication right away. Thats a pretty painful injury for these guys thats bone being broken, said Dr. Jess. Staff cleaned her up with saline solution and applied antibiotic cream and a bandage. Antibiotics were also administered, as Dr. Jess was worried about dirt in the wound because it was a complete fracture. The bandage stayed on for 11 days and the turtle was already healing well enough to go without a bandage and switch to golden yellow salve to cover the wound. She had been soaking in a shallow tub to keep her bandages dry. Now on golden yellow, she could go in the water, and she started going deeper. The funny thing about turtles with shell injuries is they tend to float, Dr. Jess explained. They get kind of an air bubble in there. It takes some time for them to regain the ability to go back underwater. August 9 was a big day for the cooter she started going outside in one of CROWs sea turtle tanks. For three days she continued to float but could steer against the current and get around very well. Just three days later I went out there and she was walking on the bottom of the pool, Dr. Jess said, obviously pleased. Peninsula cooter, CROW patient number 2846, formerly dubbed Zeppelin by her rescuer, was released in one of the ponds in the Bailey Tract, where you can now sometimes hear the faint strains of Stairway to Heaven emanating from the water. She had the best personality, said Dr. Jess. She was a very curious turtle and Im so glad shes back where she belongs. 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: This Peninsula cooters lost foot was an old injury that made her more vulnerable when she was hit by a car The wounds are well on their way to being healed, but its clear that she took a beating on the road 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 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"


Reservations Required for All Cruises All Cruises(239)472-5300Cruises depart from beautiful Captiva THE BEST WAY TO SEE THE ISLANDS IS FROM THE WATERCall for departure time 10 a.m. Island Cruise to Useppa Or Cabbage Key Boca Grande Cruise 4:00 p.m. Dolphin Watch Cruise Beach & Shelling Cruise Sunset Serenade Cruise with Island Musicians 1528 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL 472-8686OPEN 11 AM 9 PMChar-grilled Natural Casing Hot Dogs Fresh Cut Fries Juicy Hand Patted Burgers Thick MilkshakesThe original one & only established in 1998 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM R IDGE 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 The CROW Picture Show submitted by Claudia BurnsThe 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 (CROW), 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 SanibelCaptiva 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 burrowing owl Baby armadillo21 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 Nature Walk With Bird Patrol GuideGo on a nature walk Saturday, September 3, at 8:30 a.m. at Lakes Regional Park, 7330 Gladiolus Drive in Fort Myers. This easy walk along clear paths offers an opportunity to see birds in native vegetation with experienced Bird Patrol guides pointing out the many species in Lakes Park, a Lee County birding hot spot and crucial nesting area for many birds. Arrive a few minutes after 8 a.m. for a brief introduction and to sign waivers. Tours start promptly at 8:30. Wear comfortable shoes and dress to be outside. Bring water, sunscreen and binoculars. The group will meet at Shelter A7. Enter Lakes Park gate from Gladiolus. Turn right. Drive to the end of the road, continue through the parking lot. Shelter A7 is located near the train station. For more information, call 533-7580 or 533-7576. This tour is provided in cooperation with Lee County Parks and Recreation. It is free with paid parking, which costs $1 per hour or $5 for all day. Great Blue Heron


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201122 Young Girl Happily Donates Her Birthday Money To CROW AgainEleven-year-old Lauren Ruckman stopped in at CROW to drop off the $247.30 she raised from her birthday. Lauren wants to be a veterinarian and each year visits CROW to drop off the money she has raised to help sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Everyone at CROW would like to thank Lauren and express an early Happy 12th Birthday wish for when she returns next year. Lauren is pictured here presenting her donation to the CROW team at the wildlife hospital. She says her goal for next year is $500! Nautical Triviaby Bryan HenryThe word navigation comes from two Latin words, navis, meaning ship, and agree, meaning to direct. William Bligh was captain of the HMS Glatton in 1801 and took part in the Battle of Copenhagen, after which he was commended for his bravery by Admiral Horatio Nelson. During the age of sail, it was considered unlucky to whistle on board ships because it could whistle up a storm. An old rule of thumb for sailing from England to the Caribbean was to sail south till the butter melted, then proceed west. English sailors of the 18th century even the most ruffian wore skirts. Thomas Paine, author of The Rights of Man and Common Sense, was formerly a ship rigger. Cootie was a sailors name for a body louse. It comes from the Polynesian word kutu, meaning parasitic insect. The sails of most European vessels were made of hemp, while those of American vessels were made of cotton. Before the advent of toilet paper, sailors used the frayed end of anchor ropes. 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. Sea Turtle DataAs of August 19, 2011: Sanibel East: 35 nests, 84 false crawls*, 14 hatches Sanibel West: 239 nests, 359 false crawls, 107 hatches Captiva: 76 nests, 54 false crawls, 43 hatches As of August 19, 2010: Sanibel East: 20 nests, 65 false crawls, 5 hatches Sanibel West: 140 nests, 245 false crawls, 60 hatches Captiva: 64 nests, 117 false crawls, 29 hatches As of August 19, 2009: Sanibel East: 27 nests, 57 false crawls, 10 hatches Sanibel West: 155 nests, 177 false crawls, 89 hatches Captiva: 80 nests, 67 false crawls, 43 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. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email 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 25 August 31 Ad Effective August 25 August 31 Boulder River Bacon Experience Taste! Experience Taste! $3.99CrystalDrinking Water24 pack Retro 7UP12 pk. 2 for $5 Iceberg Lettuce 99 99 Lb. Vine Ripe Tomatoes with coupon99 a head $4.99lb. Flavorite Flavorite White Bread White Breada loaf


23 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 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! When you sell as much fresh seafood as we do, youre bound to attract a crowd Regular readers of this column know that I am a weekend-warrior triathlete in addition to being a full time estate-planning attorney, husband and father and today I would like to introduce you to a very interesting and inspirational man I met this past weekend while competing in the USA Triathlons National AgeGroup Championships in Burlington, Vermont. Bill Reese, age 74, counters the stereotype that only young people compete in triathlons which are widely thought of as extreme human endurance challenges consisting of an open-water swim (typically in a lake, river or ocean), bike race, and then a run. He didnt pick up the sport until his early 60s, but has qualified for and competed in several national championships as well as world championship races since then, including this years world championship that will take place in Beijing, China. Amateur triathletes are called AgeGroupers because they are segregated by gender and five-year age segments for competition, such as Male Age 70-74. There are only a few people I have to beat in my age group, he smiled modestly, so its not that big of a deal that Im in all of these championships. The top finishers in regional qualifiers are invited to the national championship race. Then the top finishers from the national championship move on to compete in the world championship event. I was a nerd growing up, Reese answered when asked whether hes always been athletic. I played a few sports as a kid but didnt do anything particularly well. Then I worked in the federal government and raised a family. So my pedigree is really nothing special to speak of. He got into triathlons after he watched one in his hometown near Monterey, California and shortly thereafter decided to compete in a sprint distance event that consists of a 500-yard swim, 13-mile bike, and then a 3.1-mile run. I was hooked after that, he says. Reese graduated on to longer triathlons, including this past weekends national championship that was an Olympic distance event (.9-mile swim; 24.8-mile bike; and 6.2-mile run). Hes also competed in half iron-man distance races (1.2-mile swim; 56-mile bike; and 13.1mile run) and full iron-man distance races (2.4-mile swim; 112-mile bike; and 26.2-mile run). His wife Emmy sometimes travels with him, especially to the major competitions held in some of the worlds best vacation spots. She tolerates it okay, he chuckled. And like most triathletes, Reese has suffered through his share of bumps and bruises. I didnt know whether I was going to be able to compete in todays event, he said, lifting his shirt to reveal a very nasty bruise and fresh scars running under the length of his right arm. Bicycling accident from last week when I was training doing hill climbs, he explained, shrugging his shoulders. I was reaching back to get something out of my jersey pocket, wasnt paying attention to what was in front of me, and ran into a parked truck blocking the bike lane. Didnt know whether my arm would be limber enough to do the mile swim with all this bruising and scar tissue, but I did it! When I asked what advice he would give to others of his generation, he simply said, Anyone can do it. You do have to put the time in to get into shape and then to train. After you get past age 65, your VO2 max (volume of oxygen/ time aka your aerobic capacity) falls off a cliff so you just have to deal with it. I walked part of the run course today and still qualified for worlds! Im so glad that I had the opportunity to race in nationals this past weekend and meet people like Bill Reese. If you are interested in watching a triathlon in person, theres a Sprint distance event being held right here on Captiva on Sunday, September 18. Get up early as the race starts at 7 a.m. sharp with a 500-yard swim in the Gulf of Mexico at South Seas Island Resort. A good place to watch the event will be along SanibelCaptiva Road as the triathlons bike route loops from South Seas to Blind Pass and then back. The run portion is through and along South Seas golf course with a beach run finish. I am registered to race, as is one of my law partners, Michael Hill. I should continued on page 48 Will Power74-Year-Old Triathlete Thinks Anyone Can Do Itby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Bill Reese


Art League Paint-out at RS Walsh Landscaping Anne Kittel Jaye Boswell Terry Shattuck Ann Bischoff Rita McLain Sanibel-Captiva Art League Art League Paints Island For over 40 years the SanibelCaptiva Art League members have been meeting to encourage each other in the visual arts. They continue to improve their drawing and painting skills by participating in the weekly seasonal portrait open studio, Thursday outdoor painting sessions and other educational programs. A selection of members work can be seen at the Sanibel Public Library during regular library hours. For more information about Art League events, visit www.sancapart. com. Jean Eaton ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201124 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 8/23 10/3 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 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. 472-3010/472-1023


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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201126 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 Voted BEST Family Dining We Pro ud ly y y y We Now Serving Fresh Elisabeth Condon is one of Floridas premier painters. In her work, she overlays places she has lived and traveled in landscapes where Yuan Dynasty scrolls seem to meet the Flintstones. Her paintings, collages and drawings combine improvisational pours of paint, sketchbook drawings and digital projections to establish idiosyncratic compositions. Heeding the Tang Dynasty dictum of landscape as a fusion of observation and memory, they interweave external and internal perceptions of particular locations. Working in oil, acrylic and ink, Condon shifts between volume and pattern, treating space like sections of a scroll that are cut out and then overlapped. Condons work has been included in exhibitions at Song Zhuang Museum, Beijing; Shenghua Art Centre, Nanjing; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina; Tampa Museum of Art; Fort Lauderdale Museum; and the Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, Connecticut. In 2009 her work was featured in a survey exhibition at the Albany Museum of Art, Albany, Georgia, for which a catalogue was published. She is the recipient of a Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant and a Florida Individual Artist Fellowship. She has been selected for artist residencies Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York; Fountainhead, Miami; Red Gate, Beijing, China; and Loft Nota Bene, Cadaques, Spain. Previously artist in residence at the University of Knoxville, Tennessee and the Ringling School of Art, Condon lectures at numerous universities and colleges including Cooper Union School of Art, Boston University, Mount Royal College of Art and Montclair State University. She is associate professor at the University of South Florida and alternates her time between Tampa and Brooklyn, New York. Her work is represented by Lesley Heller Workspace, New York and Dorsch Gallery, Miami. Elisabeth Condon Notes on a Landscape August 26 through October 8 Opening and Reception: August 26, 6 to 8 p.m. Gallery Talk: 7 p.m. Elisabeth Condon Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Sundays and Holidays. For additional information, call: 4899313 Visit Gaoxing, Beijing Compressed by Elisabeth Condon Bird Song by Elisabeth CondonNew Exhibition Opening At The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery New Member AuditionsSouthwest Floridas premier choral group, The Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers, will hold auditions over the next three weeks. The group is comprised of 80 professional and accomplished amateur singers and adding new voices for the coming performance season. Artistic Director Jeff Faux has scheduled auditions as follows: Saturday, August 27 at 2 p.m. Monday, August 29 at 6 p.m. Monday, September 12 at 6 p.m. Auditions are held at Fort Myers Congregational United Church of Christ, 8210 College Parkway in Fort Myers. For more information contact Jean Bersch at 565-8270 or jean@thesetup. com. The Mastersingers open this season with a remembrance concert honoring the victims of the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center, performing Mozarts Requiem and patriotic pieces with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. This season will also feature master works by Handel, Haydn and Faure, and various Christmas selections including Daniel Pinkhams Christmas Cantata and John Rutters Gloria. The chorus rehearses on Monday evenings from 7 to 9:30 at the Congregational United Church of Christ. 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


27 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 PGA Championship Welcomes The Sanctuary Golf Clubs Chefs The Sanctuarys Executive Chef Mark Brown and Sous Chef Derek Bryner were guest chefs for the 93rd PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia earlier this month. Founded in 1898 and the home club of Robert Tyre (Bobby) Jones Jr., the Atlanta Athletic Club was bustling all week with professional golfers, their families, media, spectators, and of course members of the Atlanta Athletic Club. Executive Chef Eric Karrell called and invited Derek and me to be guest chefs for the PGA Championship and we were honored. We served about 7,000 meals per day working as an amazing team. Amid the hectic work schedule we had the opportunity to say hello to some of the top-ranked golfers. It was a very exciting experience, stated Executive Chef Brown. Sous Chef Bryner added, This was my first time viewing a major golf tournament and my first time as a chef at a major golf tournament. We were able to follow Rory McIlroys group and watched him hit it out of the rough on #12. It was a great week well, maybe not for McIlroy. Find out more about The Sanctuary Golf Club by going to www.sanctuarygc. net or contacting Sheryl Tatum, director of membership and marketing at4726445. 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 Executive Chef Mark Brown and Sous Chef Derek Bryner October Events At Southwest Florida Symphony The Southwest Florida Symphony will have its annual meeting October 19 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers. The reception starts 4:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 5 p.m. and then the board meeting. On October 29, Murder at the Oasis/ Arabian Nights takes place from 7 to 11 p.m. at The White Orchid adjacent to the Oasis Towers in Fort Myers. The cost is $75 per person, with 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 White Orchid grounds during the course of the game to help guests narrow down their choices of which musical instrument was the weapon, where the terrible plot occurred and who made 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 symphony box office at 418-1500 or go to Read us online at


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Jordan Wilson and Jenny Smith in Elsewhere at Theatre Conspiracy in Fort Myersphotos by Theatre ConspiracyTheatre Conspiracy is staging Elsewhere by Adam Szymkowicz at the Foulds Theatre in Fort Myers on Saturday. This dark comedy follows Teddy, a delivery man and his bizarre adventure, which begins when he delivers a package to Celia, a beautiful recluse. The last thing Teddy expects is to be asked to dinner. When Teddy accepts the invitation to dinner, he doesnt expect to be invited to move in with Celia. When he moves in with Celia, he definitely doesnt expect all that follows including the arrival of Celias sister, Celias potent potatoes, or her adeptness with a shovel. Elsewhere will play August 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by calling Theatre Conspiracys box office at 936-3239 or visiting www., Elsewhere took second place in Theatre Conspiracys annual new play contest last year and then was selected as the inaugrual script for the Square One Series (SOS), a new play development program founded by The Bloomington Playwrights Project, Theatre Conspiracy, Chicago Dramatists, Greenbrier Valley Theatre and Exposed Productions in New York. SOS is a cooperative effort of theater companies in the U.S. that work together to develop new plays. Each year one play is selected by the artistic directors of each company. That play is then given readings at two of the theaters, a staged reading at a third, then a full production at the fourth. This inaugral year. Elsewhere will find its way from a production in Fort Myers to the lights of Off-Broadway in October. Im very excited about Square One and honored to be the first playwright chosen, said Szymkowicz. First of all, I get to go to four cities Ive never been to before and make theater there, meet theater people. But also, I get to work on a play with different casts and directors. There are advantages to working with the same people over and over but sometimes it helps to have fresh eyes when youre developing something. Everyone sees your play from their own perspective and brings that to it. That can be helpful when youre trying to decide what works. To be able to be a part of a group like this and have a playwright of Adams caliber involved is exactly the thing Theatre Conspiracy exists for, said Theatre Conspiracys Producing Artistic Director Bill Taylor. Just look at Adams resum and you know he is someone you would love to work with. Dark comedy follows a delivery man and his adventures with a beautiful recluse 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 Tropical Salad! Doc F Yucatan Shrimp! Brand new flat screen TVs just arrived! Watch your games with us! b ttnfrfrrElsewhere Plays At Foulds Theatre 29 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201130 Midsummer Melon Salsa 3 cups watermelon (seedless if available), diced cup bell pepper (green, or your favorite color), diced 2 tablespoons lime juice, freshly squeezed 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon jalapeo pepper, finely chopped kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Combine all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour to let all of the flavors come together. Tip: This light summerstyle salsa is a great way to liven up fresh Florida seafood. Use this salsa recipe as a template to make any kind of salsa; just replace the melon with your favorite fruit or veggie. Yield: Six servings Nutritional Value Per Serving Calories 320; Total Fat 4g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 163mg; Total Carbohydrates 73g; Protein 6g. Good source of Vitamin C. Look for Fresh from Florida ingredients at your grocery store. Midsummer Melon Salsa RESERVATIONS ANDDIRECTIONS:239482-6765EXT.117650 SANCARLOSBLVD. Fort Myers At The Sandy Butler, gourmet is VISITTHESANDYBUTLERforaTASTEOFGOURMETTODAY OURMET Experience BringthiscouponandreceiveISRW7/1110%OFFOfferexpires8/31/2011.Notvalidascashortowardthepurchaseofagiftcard.Onecardperperson, pervisit.Cannotbecombinedwithotherdiscountsorpromotions.Notapplicabletowardtaxorgratuity.yourentire purchaseat ourgourmet marketORyour checkat TheSandyButler restaurant our forte. From fine dining in our elegant restaurant to fresh takeout and exclusive Butler label products, The Sandy Butler is a true full-service gourmet market and restaurant. We even take care of your catering and gift basket needs. Just ring the Butler! Table Tennis Showcase OpensJoin Art of the Olympians (AOTO) on Friday, September 2 for the debut of the Table Tennis Showcase in the Olympic Sport Gallery. The exhibit features unique displays that tell the rich history of table tennis. Visitors can test their skills on two regulation tables. The exhibit has been made possible by the contributions of Marvin and Caron Leff; the International Table Tennis Museum (ITTM) in Switzerland, Bradleys Jewelers, Newgy Industries, Butterfly North America, and Robbins Specialties. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Ping Pong Diplomacy. In 1971, table tennis became more than a sport; it was a tool for peace. On July 8,1971 a tournament took place between players from the Peoples Republic of China and the United States. At the time, the U.S. players were the first Americans to visit China in more than 20 years and their visit helped lay the groundwork for formal diplomatic relations that were established the following year with President Richard Nixons visit. Families, friends and community members are invited to take a look into the world of table tennis on September 2 from 6 to 10 p.m. That evening visitors will have the opportunity to watch an exhibition match featuring former U.S. Open and Florida State Champion Marvin Leff, and get tips on technique and strategy. The evening will also feature a presentation by ITTF Museum Ambassador Caron Leff exploring the rich history of table tennis. Visitors may test their table tennis skills on regulation tables against one of the two Newgy Robo-Pongs, a training robot used to improve a players technique and stroke through timed drills with a donation of $2 a session. Art of the Olympians is hosting a Table Tennis Tournament on Saturday, September 17. For registration details call 332-5055 and plan on attending the opening reception for the exhibit in the Olympian Sport Gallery at the Art of the Olympians Al Oerter Center for Excellence at 1300 Hendry Street, Fort Myers. Admission to the reception is free. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5; children under 10 are free. The gallery is closed on Sundays, Mondays and holidays. For general museum information, visit or call 3325055. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


31 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 Tales Of Medical Compassionby Di SaggauSanibel resident John Raffensperger, MD has put together a unique book titled Two Scottish Tales of Medical Compassion. Rab and His Friends and A Doctor of the Old School emphasize the importance of compassion and humanity in the medical field. Dr. John Brown wrote Rab in 1859 when he was 48 years old. Its a story of how Browns teacher and employer, the celebrated Scottish Doctor James Syme, taught and operated. The other main characters are Rab, a ferocious dog, his owner and his ailing wife. The story begins with a fight between Rab and a bull terrier and ends with the faithful sheep dogs funeral. Brown was revered and beloved to uncommon degree, and he was the cherished friend of many of his most distinguished contemporaries. A Doctor of the Old School by Ian Maclaren, the pen name of John Watson, is about a Highland country doctor who devotes his life to caring for others. When the reapers in harvest time saw a figure whirling past in a cloud of dust, or the family at the foot of Glen Urtach, gathered round the fire on a winters night, heard the rattle of a horses hoofs on the road, or the shepherds, out after the sheep, traced a black speck moving across the snow to the upper glen, they knew it was the doctor, and, without being conscious of it, wished him God speed. The short stories set in the fictional Perthshire town of Drumtochty, are inexpressibly moving and beautiful. Readers will discover the gratitude felt by the patients treated by their country doctor. As autumn passed into winter, the Glen noticed that the doctors hair had turned grey, and that his manner had lost all its roughness. A feeling of secret gratitude filled their hearts, and they united in a conspiracy of attention. Annie Mitchell knitted a huge comforter in red and white, which the doctor wore in misery for one whole day, out of respect for Annie, and then hung in his sitting-room as a wall ornament. Raffensperger says the two stories should be required reading for every doctor, reminding us that compassion and kindness are the cornerstones of their professions. Both stories reflect the type of doctor who was trained at the Edinburgh School. According to friends and colleagues they also reflect Raffenspergers personal beliefs on his profession. Raffensperger was a surgeon-in-chief at the Childrens Memorial Hospital in Chicago and a professor of surgery at Northwestern University. Equally compelling in the book is Raffenspergers A Brief History of the Edinburgh School of Medicine. It covers the surgical history of Edinburgh, and not only gives perspective for the two stories and a background of the authors and characters, but also emphasizes how the Edinburgh principles of compassion furthered the science of medicine. There are little nuggets of information in this segment. You will learn who were the models for Sherlock Holmes in Conan Doyles detective novels, and for Long John Silver in Treasure Island. The Edinburgh School of Medicine is considered the most distinguished English-speaking medical center of the 19th century. Established in 1726, it is one of the oldest medical schools in Scotland and the UK. Admission to the school is quite competitive with over 85 percent of UK and EU applicants as well as 92 percent of international applicants being rejected every year. Two Scottish Tales of Medical Compassion with A Brief History of the Edinburgh School of Medicine is a memorable read. 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CALL FOR DAILY SPECIALS472-9300 Restaurant & DeliDaily Lunch Specials Salad Bar Take-Out or Eat In Breakfast Lunch DinnerOpen Daily 6 a.m. 10 p.m. The Only Dockside Dining on Sanibel Located at the Sanibel Marina Specializing in Local Seafood We also feature Petite & 10 oz. Filet MignonsDining Awards: 6 years running 472-8138 THE ISLANDS' ONLY REAL BARBECUE! Open Daily at 11:30am Sunday thru Thursday until 9pm Friday and Saturday until 10pmWE CATER TOO! 239-472-75015400 Plantation Rd Captiva Island, FL 33924 Fine Italian Dining751 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island, FL 239.395.4022www.iltesoro.netCarry out hours 5 to 10 everyday BEST TAKE-OUT ON THE ISLANDS FULL DELI, BAKERY DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS COLD BEVERAGESCall us for your cookout, picnic and party needs. Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201132 My Stars FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 29, 2011ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The typically tidy Ram or Ewe might want to butt out until things are settled on the home front. But get involved and let your Ovine sense of order help restore domestic tranquility. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The Bovines flair for fine-tuning complicated fiscal dealings comes in handy when an unexpected financial problem arises. Stay with it until its resolved to your satisfaction. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Family aspects remain strong. There might be some unresolved difficulties, but continued attempts to smooth things over eventually prove to be successful. A major purchase looms. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A promise that was made but never kept suddenly reemerges in your life. You now have to decide if youre still interested in what it offers or if youve moved past it. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Romance comes to unattached Leos and Leonas who have been waiting for Cupid to target them for far too long. Domestic purr-fection is also enhanced for paired Felines. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) You need to take a much-needed break from that demanding project before too much energydraining tension sets in. And dont be ashamed to ask for help. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Change makes demands that you might find unwelcome at this time. But instead of concentrating on the short run, look toward potential benefits down the road. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) You have a gift for reviving projects that seem beyond repair. Use that same ability to restore a relationship that seems to have turned from loving to lifeless. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Expect to be asked to use your combined wisdom and humor to resolve a problem. After all, folks not only value your advice, they also like how you give it. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Most people consider you solid and steady. But you also can be quite capricious (which is a Latin word for describing the behavior of Goats) when it suits your needs. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) People treat you as you wish to be treated. So if you want a change in your relationship, make it happen. Also expect someone to reveal some long-held secrets. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Stay with the decision you made, despite a sudden torrent of advice to the contrary from wellmeaning people. Remember: You know your needs better than anyone. BORN THIS WEEK: You like things tidy, with no loose ends. You also enjoy research and would make an excellent investigative reporter or scientist On Sept. 1, 1836, Narcissa Whitman, a missionary, arrives in Walla Walla, Wash., becoming one of the first Anglo women to settle west of the Rocky Mountains. In 1847, a measles epidemic killed many of the Cayuse Indians. In retaliation, a band of Cayuse killed 14 people, including Narcissa and her husband. On Sept. 4, 1886, Geronimo, the wiliest and most dangerous Apache warrior of his time, finally surrenders in Skeleton Canyon, Ariz. Geronimo never learned to use a gun, yet he armed his men with the best modern rifles he could obtain and even used field glasses to aid reconnaissance during his campaigns. On Sept. 2, 1923, aftershocks and outof-control fires rock Tokyo, Japan, and the surrounding area following an 8.3-magnitude earthquake. In total, 143,000 people died in the disaster. The Imperial Hotel, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, sank 2 feet into the ground but still managed to stand. On Sept. 3, 1939, Britain and France declare war on Germany. The first casualty of that declaration was the British ocean liner Athenia, which was sunk that evening by a German submarine. On Aug. 31, 1955, William G. Cobb of the General Motors Corp. demonstrates his 15-inch-long Sunmobile, the worlds first solar-powered automobile. When sunlight hit 12 photoelectric cells made of selenium (a nonmetal substance with conducting properties) built into the Sunmobile, an electric current was produced that in turn powered a tiny motor. On Aug. 30, 1963, a hot line between Moscow and Washington goes into effect to speed communication between the governments of the United States and the Soviet Union and help prevent the possibility of an accidental war. The hot line was never really necessary to prevent war, but it did provide a useful prop for movies about nuclear disaster, such as Fail Safe and Dr. Strangelove. On Aug. 29, 1982, the 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 the 37th president of the United States, Richard M. Nixon, who made the following sage -and somehow appropriate -observation: Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too. Pasta has been around since 5,000 B.C., and it was invented in China, not Italy. If you are planning a visit to the United Kingdom, you might want to keep in mind THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE


33 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 Nobody Sells More Real Estate than RE/MAX! Nobody Sells More Real Estate than RE/MAX! An Island Resident Specializing in Island Properties An Island Resident Specializing in Island Properties 2400 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL (239) 472-2311A er Hours (239) 209-6500 2 BR/2 BA Gulf front corner unit. 2 BR/2 BA Gulf front corner unit. Beautifully furnished w/lots of tile. Beautifully furnished w/lots of tile. Light & bright w/amazing water views. Light & bright w/amazing water views. Screened lanai. Great weekly rentals! Screened lanai. Great weekly rentals! Under building parking and storage. Under building parking and storage. $799,900 $799,900Pine Cove 1A Chuck BergstromISLAND RESIDENT, REALTORWWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COMRE/MAX AWARD WINNING REALTOR!Buying, Selling or just want to chat... Talk to Chuck! 2 BR/1 BA clean & fully equipped unit. 2 BR/1 BA clean & fully equipped unit. Overlooks direct access salt water canal. Overlooks direct access salt water canal. Beautifully landscaped. Weekly rentals. Beautifully landscaped. Weekly rentals. Only minutes to the Gulf by bike or boat. Only minutes to the Gulf by bike or boat. Boat dockage available to owners. Boat dockage available to owners. $264,000 $264,000 Tennis Place C-35 Gorgeous 3 BR/2 BA lake front home. Gorgeous 3 BR/2 BA lake front home. Enjoy beautiful water views and sunsets. Enjoy beautiful water views and sunsets. Large great room with vaulted ceilings. Large great room with vaulted ceilings. Nicely furnished. Large enclosed pool. Nicely furnished. Large enclosed pool. Great locationwalk to the beach. Great locationwalk to the beach. $629,000 $629,000 673 East Rocks Bright & beautifully updated 2 BR/2 BA. Bright & beautifully updated 2 BR/2 BA. Ground oor corner unit. Gulf/pool view. Ground oor corner unit. Gulf/pool view. New tile, remodeled kitchen/bathrooms. New tile, remodeled kitchen/bathrooms. Weekly rentals with on-site Management. Weekly rentals with on-site Management. Pool, tennis court, grills, shu eboard... Pool, tennis court, grills, shu eboard... $500,000 $500,000Sandalfoot 3D1 4 BR/3 BA in nice, private community. 4 BR/3 BA in nice, private community. Beautifully furnished two story home. Beautifully furnished two story home. Lg master suite with sitting area/ replace. Lg master suite with sitting area/ replace. Open porches, lanai & covered parking. Open porches, lanai & covered parking. Comm. pool/tennis. Near beach/marina... Comm. pool/tennis. Near beach/marina... $819,000 $819,000557 N. Yachtsman 3 BR/3 BA near beach in West Rocks. 3 BR/3 BA near beach in West Rocks. Beautifully remodeled & nicely furnished. Beautifully remodeled & nicely furnished. Lots of tile. Light, bright and private... Lots of tile. Light, bright and private... Large master suite with replace. Large master suite with replace. Enclosed pool. Short walk to the beach. Enclosed pool. Short walk to the beach. $799,000 $799,0003861 Coquina Dr. Beautifully updated & nicely furnished. Beautifully updated & nicely furnished. 1 BR/1 BA on beach side of complex. 1 BR/1 BA on beach side of complex. Only steps to pool, beach & clubhouse. Only steps to pool, beach & clubhouse. Weekly rentals w/on-site Management. Weekly rentals w/on-site Management. Boat dockage available. Short Sale. Boat dockage available. Short Sale. $225,000 $225,000 Sanibel Arms D-6 UNDER CONTRACT From page 1Church GroundbreakingThe church expansion plan includes construction of a new sanctuary as well as offices, a media room, bookstore, caf, and garage. When complete, the new sanctuary will occupy about 10,899 square feet of the campus and the administration building will be about 3,165 square feet. Youre part of the community of Sanibel a community within a community, said Mayor Kevin Ruane. Any time theres an opportunity to see us progress and work together, its an excellent opportunity. I wish everybody well, and I am looking forward to this expansion in our community. Benchmark will also remodel existing buildings that were originally constructed in 1917 and design a new storm water drainage and retention system for the church. The parking lot and courtyard will be redesigned providing a total of 256 parking spaces. Said Pastor Barb Nave, who has been with the church for 18 years, This is a dream come true for me. I cant wait for the church keys to show up. this rather obscure statute: Its illegal to stand within 100 yards of the reigning monarch if you dont have socks on. A groundhog can move 700 pounds of dirt in a single day. When the two-and-one-half-hour finale of the groundbreaking television show MASH aired on Feb. 28, 1983, advertisers paid a hefty $450,000 for a single 30-second spot. That was $50,000 more than the same spot cost at the Super Bowl that year. We all know what a disaster is, but did you know where the word came from? The base of the word is aster, which is Latin for star. The word disaster originally meant an unfavorable aspect of a star, reflecting the ancient notion that the motions of heavenly bodies affected terrestrial events. Baseball players didnt have numbers on their uniforms until 1929, and it was the New York Yankees that were the first to adopt the practice. In the early 18th century, newspapers were not cheap, but the stories published therein were often peoples only link to the events of the day. Since they were so coveted, newspapers were often brought as a gift when a gentleman was calling on a lady friend, much as candy or flowers might be brought in a different era. No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while youll see why. -Mignon McLaughlin THOUGHT FOR THE DAY Read us online at Sanibel Community Church Pastor Daryl Donovan told the crowd they were standing on holy ground the location of the churchs future sanctuary Left to right, Olivia Walsh and Rivkah Livermon enjoyed the singing in front of the cooling fan Special shovels were used for the churchs groundbreaking DING DING DARLING DARLING DAYS DAYSSANIBEL & CAPTIVA October 16 October 16THRU October 22 October 22


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201134 Lanes Still Open For FGCU Bowling FundraiserIndividual participants and sponsors still have an opportunity to take part at the nearly sold-out Dollars for FGCU Scholars bowling fundraiser to be held September 10. Hosted by Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Alumni Association, the evening includes an exclusive behind-thescenes tour of Beacon Bowl Lanes for lifetime alumni members starting at 6 p.m., followed by two games of bowling, food and beverages at 6:30 p.m. Thanks to the support of past alumni and local business partners, the past four years have been a huge success with last year raising more than $2,000 for student scholarships, said Lindsey Touchette, FGCU Alumni Association director. Sponsorship is $250 and includes recognition at a designated lane. Individual bowling sign up for a team of five is $25 per adult and includes shoe rental; children seven and under are $15. Spectators can support the event and have food and beverages for $10. For an additional fee guests may participate in bowling bingo and a silent auction. Prizes include a round of golf at Bonita Bay East, Fort Myers Miracle tickets, a stay at Naples Grande Beach Resort, and gift certificates from Golf Galaxy, Naples Princess Cruise, Naples Transportation and Tours, Naples Zoo, Publix and Purely You Spa. Prizes will also be awarded to bowling competitors in four categories: Best Team Costume, Most Spirited Team, Top Turkey and Top Bowler. Current lane sponsors include Atilus, Bar Louie and Courtyard Marriott both at Gulf Coast Town Center; Delta Delta Delta Epsilon Alpha; Enterprise Renta-Car; FGCU Athletics; Forever Yours Boutique; KPG Accounting Services; Liberty Mutual; Maddox Construction Company; Phelps Realty Services; Jim and LaTeshia Robinson; Rotary Club of Estero; Tree Campus USA; and Zeta Tau Alpha Kappa Tau. All proceeds benefit the FGCU Alumni Association Scholarship Fund which assists deserving FGCU students with the cost of tuition. Past recipients include Nichole Doyle, Joshua Thomas, Jessica Davie, Casey Panepinto, Sasha Sadez and Katherine Almonte. For more information, call 590-1087 or register at SPORTS QUIZ1. In 2009, Michael Wuertz became the third As reliever to have 100 strikeouts in a season. Name either of the rst two to do it. 2. Two pitchers in the 1990s had seasons with at least 200 innings pitched and 20 or fewer walks. Name either one. 3. Who was the last college football coach to win back-to-back consensus national titles? 4. True or false: LeBron James has had more seasons of tallying at least 2,000 points, 500 rebounds and 500 assists than Oscar Robertson did? 5. In 2007, Colorados Karlis Skrastins set an NHL record for most consecutive regular-season games played by a defenseman (495). Who broke the mark in 2011? 6. When was the last time an English player won the Golden Ball award for the worlds best mens soccer player? 7. Who was the rst bowler to record two consecutive perfect 300 games?1. Rollie Fingers (1972-73, 1975-76) and Dennis Eckersley (1987). 2. Atlantas Greg Maddux (1997) and St. Louis Bob Tewksbury (1992, ). 3. Nebraskas Tom Osborne (1994, 95). 4. False. Each player has done it in six seasons. 5. Calgarys Jay Bouwmeester. 6. In 2001, Michael Owen won the award. 7. Frank Carauna of Buffalo, N.Y., in 1924. ANSWERSSoccer Registration DeadlineThe deadline for this falls Sanibel Youth Soccer season has been extended to noon on Sunday, August 28. Team assignments are being made that afternoon, so be sure to register by noon. To register go to and click on the registration link. Registration forms are also available on-island at the Sanibel Recreation Department and Sanibel Captiva Community Bank. Sanibel Youth Soccer is open to all boys and girls ages four to 14. The league consists of co-ed teams in five separate age divisions. To ensure that each player is fully involved in the game, teams play a maximum of seven-on-seven and each player is guaranteed to play at least half of each game. Teams will be announced the first week of September, and practices begin after Labor Day. Most games will be played Friday nights, beginning September 17. The season culminates with playoffs and the championship in mid-November. Registration fee is $50 per player. Additional players from the same family receive a $10 discount. Scholarships are also available. For more information visit, email or call Kirk Williams, 472-0871. Your Full-Service Electrical Contractor. Service Dept. 472-1841 Proudly Serving Sanibel & Captiva for 30 Years 2244-15 Periwinkle Way at Sanibel SquareShowroom call LIC. #SI-11850 ARE YOUR LAMPS SICK?BRING YOUR LAMP IN FOR A CHECKUP ... NEW SOCKETS OR A CORD?WELL MAKE THEM FEEL BETTER! 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35 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 PGA TipsHow To Enjoy Golfby Matt Oakley, PGA Golf ProfessionalGolf is one of the most fun things you can do on a beautiful day in Southwest Florida. Spending a day in the sunshine with friends or family, getting some much needed exercise while challenging myself to improve at the game, is why I play golf. Why do you play golf? Score? To win money? I see people every day come to play golf. Most are here for different reasons. Lets identify why you love to play golf and find that happy place more often. If I told you that you were going to spend a bunch of money and your valuable time to be miserable, the line wouldnt be very long. Here are a few tips to enjoy golf: 1. Never set a target score before teeing off. The easiest way to disappoint yourself before you even start is to set an acceptable score for happiness (telling yourself that you have to break 100, 90, 80, etc. to be happy with the round). Every day has different scoring conditions. I have shot 83s in terrible conditions that were better rounds than any of the 70s I have shot. 2. My score does not dictate my mood, however, my mood often dictates my score. Accept the challenge of the game and keep in mind that no matter how good you get you will see where you could have done even better every time you play. This process never ends. 3. None of my friends are my friends because of my golf skill. If I have to shoot 68 for a certain player or group of players to like me, I will settle for my usual 74 and the friends I already have. 4. Laugh at your next bad shot. The only time to be mad if you hit a shot in the water, is if you tried to. You probably didnt try to so accept your failures. No matter how good you get it wont be your last bad shot. Watch golf on TV. Those guys hit it all over the place too. A good recovery shot makes me happier than anything! 5. Give yourself a break. Not many people reading this article play golf for a living. For the amount of time you get to play and the amount of practice you probably do, the chances of beating your buddy who is scratch are pretty small. Play with that person because you like them or like to spend time with them and see if maybe by watching them you can pick something up that can help you. 6. Play a shorter set of tees. It is a lot more fun to have shorter clubs into the greens than longer ones. Find a distance that you can handle and enjoy the game from there. The USGA handicap system gives a way to play a fair game between golfers from any set of tees with any handicap. Again, none of my friends are my friends because I play the back tees. 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! Great East End LocationNear beach...very secluded on the end of a quiet street. Launch your kayak or canoe from the dock on the Sanibel River and explore the amazing wildlife. Youll nd lots of storage in this 3+car garage, 3 bedroom/2 bath home featuring beamed ceilings, wide plank pine oors, replace, French doors opening to screened porch, with sauna, and overlooking beautiful pool area. A very comfortable, near beach home in very nice condition. Offered for $699,000. Contact Bob Berning 239/699-9597 or Ken Colter 239/851-1357 Lowest priced 4 bedroom home in Crown Colony Golf & Country ClubThis very rare 4 bedroom, 2 bath model has lake exposure from the private heated pool and spa with Aqualink Control. Membership in the Golf and country Club is optional, but available. The club, golf course and restaurant is totally owned by the members with no debt load and the homeowners association is in excellent nancial condition. Offered for $379,000. Contact Larry Hahn 239/8988789 17170 Harbour Pointe Dr #1232 Sanibel Harbour Towers South This Penthouse must be seen to be appreciated. Sweeping 180 degree views of the bay, the gulf, the river, small islands in the bay and Sanibel Island offer serene surroundings from the interior or your own private sun deck. The interior was totally re-done by an interior designer in 2005, with nothing but the best in appliances, cabinets and amenities. Open oor plan for entertaining, with plenty of room for privacy on the main living level or the loft/library on the second oor. Unique master area with separate sitting area for privacy. This stunning penthouse is a one of a kind that should satisfy the most discriminating buyer. Beach access, pool, shing pier, restaurant, bike path. Offered for $2,850,000 Contact Sharon Wise 239/849-9121 or Ray Ochester 239/410-9725 Coco Bay3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2,153 sq. ft. home in Coco Bay. Huge outdoor lanai and pool area allows you to make the most of the Southwest Florida lifestyle. Open oor plan featuring tropical design. Great private community close to Sanibel & Fort Myers Beach. Kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, wood cabinets and a wine cooler. Off-Season reciprocal with Kelly Greens grants owner use of golf course and dining facilities. Offered for $419,500. Contact Bob Berning 239-699-9597 or Ken Colter 239/851-1357. New ListingBlind Pass CondoThis well established, desirable, well maintained Blind Pass condo is a must see! This unit is steps away from one of the best shelling locations and secluded beaches on the Islands. This unit has great rental income and has remodeled kitchens and bathrooms. Dont miss your opportunity with this one! Offered for $499,000. Contact the Walters Team, Tracy Mr. Listr/ 994-7975 or Connie Ms Listr 239/841-4540. New ListingThe Ultimate Fishing Retreat! This charming three bedroom, two bath home is located on the very desirable East End on a canal. Enjoy the beautiful pool with three waterfalls & spa, the new large dock on the canal or lounge in the spacious screened in deck overlooking the pool and canal. Cathedral ceilings in the open family room directly off of the eat in kitchen. A large master suite with walk in closet & screened deck/sitting area. This home includes an oversized garage perfect for large boat and beach access just around the corner. This home provides Gulf access, beach access a huge dock and a tropical canal. Perfect for a sherman! Offered for $599,000. Offered Contact The Walters Group, Tracy Mr. Listr/ 994-7975 or Connie Ms Listr 239/841-4540. 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: 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. DING DING DARLING DARLING DAYS DAYSSANIBEL & CAPTIVA October 16 October 16THRU October 22 October 22


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201136 Helping Build A Bridge To Financial Freedom Helping Build A Bridge To Financial Freedom ecurities o o e not a 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 e Law O ce of Visit Us Online at e Village 2340 Periwinkle Way Suite J-1 Sanibel, FL 33957(Located in the executive o ces behind the shops)Ft. Myers O ce Now Also Open, by Appt. Only Jim Thome Should Be In The Hall Of Fame On The First Ballotby Ed FrankWe dont understand the lack of fanfare, the lack of celebration when the Minnesota Twins Jim Thome hit his 600th home run only the eighth player in major league history to do so. In my book, the likeable Thome is a surefire first-round selection for baseballs Hall of Fame. But his 600th dinger earlier this month sure didnt get the media attention that Derek Jeter captured with his 3,000th hit. Maybe its because Jeter toils in the Big Apple for the New York Yankees and Thome, from blue collar Peoria, Illinois, plays for the small market Twins, his fifth team in the last 10 years. But lets take a detailed look at the amazing record of the 41-year-old Thome, now in his 19th major league season: He is eighth on the all-time home run list, and three of the seven ahead of him have either admitted to or have been suspected of using steroids. Never, I repeat never, has Thome been tainted by the steroid scandal. Based on his number of at bats, he reached No. 600 faster than any other player with the exception of Babe Ruth. All-time, Thome ranks 18th in slugging percentage and 27th in RBIs. Thats out of more than 17,000 major league players over the last 100 years. Only 33 players have hit homers against all 30 teams and Thome is one of them. He hit 40 or more home runs in six seasons, scored 100 runs in eight seasons and has driven in at least 102 runs in nine seasons. Combined, these records are higher than those of Lou Brock, Cal Ripkin, Jr., Frank Robinson and Reggie Jackson, all of whom are in the Hall of Fame. Thomes average of one homer every 13.6-at bats is fifth best in history and his slugging percentage is better than Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle, again all Hall of Famers. Statistics aside, those around baseball will tell you that Jim Thome is one of the nicest, most accommodating guys in the game. Hell sign autographs, be patient with often-difficult reporters, and spend hours with young players teaching them the nuances of major league baseball. Perhaps the real Jim Thome was best described in a recent column by Kevin Baxter of McClatchy Newspapers.: The Twins had only one day off the entire month of May and Thome flew home to visit his family. But then he flew right back as that same day the Twins were holding a memorial service for the late Harmon Killebrew and he wanted to be there to participate in the service. In a poll of major league players, Thome was once named the best teammate, earning three times as many votes as the player in second place. Its likely when he hangs up his spikes, the Hall of Fame poll will grant him entry on the first ballot. Miracle Season Nears End Only four home games remain in the 2011 season of the Fort Myers Miracle baseball team. The Miracle began the final two weeks of the season with a 20-33 second-half record and have been eliminated from post-season play. Fort Myers is home this Sunday and Monday at Hammond Stadium against the Charlotte Stonecrabs and the final two home games are September 1 and 2 versus Jupiter. Jim Thome


37 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011Distinguished Citizen Of YearJim Nathan, a community leader and president of Lee Memorial Health System, has been named the 2011 Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the Southwest Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America. The award will be presented at a gala community event, which will include a silent auction, scheduled for Tuesday, November 1, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs. The Distinguished Citizen Award, presented each year in Southwest Florida since 1991, recognizes individuals who have rendered outstanding service to our community, state or nation. Since he joined Lee Memorial in 1975, Jim has been a leader in our community, said Richard Akin, chairman of the Lee Memorial Health System board of directors. He has led our health system through tremendous growth while always exhibiting integrity, character and a commitment to the betterment of our community. We are proud of this recognition he is receiving. Jim is a great testament to hard work and a wonderful example for todays scouts. Nathan served as Lee Memorial Health System president from 1982 through 1997 and again as president and CEO since 2000. In the three years he was away from the health system, he served as a leadership consultant and was involved in health care reform issues at the national level. Nathan joined Lee Memorial Hospital as administrative resident in 1975 and served as vice president from 1976 through 1981. As CEO, he led Lee Memorials emergence as a health system with four acute care hospitals, a rehabilitation hospital, a childrens hospital, a skilled nursing facility, a home health agency, multiple physician practices and outpatient services. Nathan is a past chairman of the Florida Hospital Association and founding chairman of the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida. He serves on the boards of Voluntary Hospitals of America Southeast Regional Partnership, Southwest Florida Community Foundation, and Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation. He was the founding chairman of the Coalition for a DrugFree Southwest Florida and previously served as campaign chairman and president of the United Way of Lee County. Nathan has been a national keynote speaker on many health care topics including the history of health care from social, economic and political perspectives; health care reform; and creative funding for the medically uninsured population. He also has testified before the U.S. Senate on competition and antitrust issues related to health care delivery and financing. Nathan has been recognized with a number of honors and awards including the Clara Barton Humanitarian Award by the American Red Cross, the Business Building Leadership Award by the Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Florida, the Distinguished Alumni Award for Xavier Universitys graduate program in Health Administration, and the Founders Award from Lee Mental Health for his ongoing support of mental health initiatives in Southwest Florida. He was voted a Person of the Decade by Gulfshore Life and was chosen as a 2010 Laureate for Junior Achievement. Nathan is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. The Distinguished Citizen Award ceremony will bring together civic-minded individuals and business leaders from throughout Southwest Florida in an event that recognizes and celebrates the importance of scouting in guiding and developing todays youth. Sponsorships are available for contributions of $2,000, which will provide a reserved table for eight and recognition in the printed program; the major portion qualifies as a tax-deductible contribution under current IRS rules. Platinum, Golden and Silver Eagle corporate sponsorships are also available at $10,000, $5,000 and $2,500 respectively. For information, contact the Southwest Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America in Fort Myers at 936-8072 or visit Jim Nathan Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Solar Solutions12995 S. Cleveland #235A Fort Myers, Fl 33919 239-466-8605 SOLAR SOLUTIONSCelebrating our 10 year anniversary Solatubes Are Solatubes Are Perfect For Perfect For Dark Kitchens, Dark Kitchens, Bathrooms And Bathrooms And Living Rooms Living Rooms $525 10 Watt Fan or 10 Solatube Installed (Shingle roof only) New Solar Powered Attic Fan Helps Lower Electric Bill 10, 20, 25 & 40 Watt Avail. Pool Service & Supply Pool Service & Supply Chlorine Tabs Tools Pumps Chlorine Tabs Tools Pumps Free computerized water analysis Free computerized water FL Lic. #CPC1457804 FL Lic. #CPC1457804STORE HOURS: M-F 9-4 SAT 10-1 SERVICE: MON-SAT 8-5 Stop by our store in Anchor Point 1633 Periwinkle Way


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201138 Superior InteriorsCreating Your Personal Retreatby Marcia FeeneyOne of the greatest luxuries we can have, and the most elusive to find, is time for ourselves. Nearly every minute of our lives is programmed with family, business, or social activities. To better handle our multiple responsibilities, we need time each day to retreat to our own private place, where we can restore our tired bodies and souls. Get in the habit of taking time to pamper yourself. Here are some ways to create your own divine personal retreat inside your home. Eliminate Clutter. The first step to decorating a peaceful haven is to eliminate annoying disorder, like stacks of stress-provoking paper clutter. Discard dated material. Important papers should be filed in drawers or individually covered wicker file boxes. Magazines and other reading material can be attractively stored in decorative chests. Your decorator can help you find pretty and practical solutions for keeping your paper collection undercover. Pamper Yourself in Sleep. There is hardly anything more restorative than a good nights sleep, enhanced even more if followed by a leisurely morning in bed. Treat yourself to a glamorous setting that promotes lingering, so every day you can wake slowly to the joys of a new day. Tufted headboards, down comforters, plump pillows and romantic bed ensembles are just a few of the luxuries that can make your mornings more beautiful. Create a Cozy Corner. Losing yourself in the worlds created by novelists is a wonderful way to escape from your daily routine. Prepare a quiet, cozy corner for uninterrupted time to read the latest bestseller or revisit a favorite book. Comfortable seating, proper lighting, and a handy table for books and beverages are essential furnishings. Consider a decorative folding screen for extra protection from outside distractions. Make a Place for Beauty. There are certain routine aspects of life that have a tendency to wear us down. One such activity faced by women is the daily beauty regimen. Imagine how much more appealing the mornings ritual would be if you were sitting on a boudoir chair, before a lovely vanity table, with a large mirror and the appropriate lighting. Reflect in Luxury. Soaking in a tub is a glorious way of unwinding. Create the perfect bathroom grotto ambiance with plants, candles, scented soaps and oils and soft ethereal music. Warm up the tile floor with a lovely chenille rug to match your luxurious bath sheets. The ultimate finishing touch would be a fabulous chandelier on a rheostat for soft night light. continued on page 39 239-489-3311 239-489-3311 239-489-3311 15631 SAN CARLOS BLVD., FORT MYERS CONVENIENT LOCATION FROM SANIBEL & FT. MYERS BEACH HOURS: MON-FRI 9-6 SAT 9-5 SUN 11-5 Shop & Compare Shop & Compare Join our long list of Join our long list of Satisfied Customers. Satisfied Customers. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 239-489-3311 239-489-3311 Shop & Compare Shop & Compare Join our long list of Join our long list of Join our long list of Satisfied Customers. Satisfied Customers. Satisfied Customers. Family Owned & Operated. Serving Lee County over 20 years. F F Fa i i mi l l ly O O O wn d d ed & & & O O O pera t te d d d SHOP & COMPARE SHOP & COMPAREFast Free Delivery* Guaranteed Satisfaction Competitive Pricing Honest & Reliable*Min $500.00 purchase 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 FOREIGN & DOMESTIC HOURS: M-F: 9am 5:30pm Sat & Sun: By Appt.Ich spreche DeutschRandys Auto Repair, LLCwww.RandysAutoRepairLLC.com16191 San Carlos Blvd, Ste 1Fort Myers, FL 33908Tel. 267-2556 BUMPER TOBUMPER Lic No. MV 81675 10% OFF ALL REPAIRS, EXCEPT TIRES & BATTERIESMust Present Coupon at Service Request. Top AgentsVIP Realty Group has announces its top agents and sales teams for the month of July. Karen Bell Team was recognized as top sales team and top producing team. Lynda Traverso was recognized as top sales agent. The Mike McMurray and Trevor Nette Team was recognized as top listing team. David Schuldenfrei was named top producing agent and top listing agent. Top ProducersLisette Hitt is Julys top listing agent for Pfeifer Realty Group. Karen Aulino is Julys top sales agent. Karen Bell Lynda Traverso Mike McMurray and Trevor Nette Team Dave Schuldenfrei Lisette Hitt Karen Aulino ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Our email address is


39 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011Summer Pool Maintenanceby David LiebetrauThe ideal chemical levels for a residential pool are: Free Chlorine: 2-4ppm pH: 7.4-7.6 Hardness (Calcium): 200400ppm Alkalinity: 80-120ppm Stabilizer (Cyanuric Acid): 30-50ppm *ppm = parts per million The hottest months of the year and heavy afternoon rains are here, and they can drastically alter your pools chemistry through evaporation, excessive bather load, high temperatures, and heavy dilution from rainwater. This time of year it is especially important to stay on top of chemical levels, or your pool can go south very quickly. Remember, this is also the perfect recipe for algae growth. It is important to watch for the early stages of algae, and to treat any algae growth as early as possible. The easiest way to check and maintain the ideal chemical levels in your pool is to either purchase a pool test kit, or stop in to a pool supply store for professional water testing and advice. The biggest advantage of testing your water at a pool supply store is that they will be able to help you determine the quantities of chemicals needed, and answer any questions you may have. David Liebetrau is a licensed pool contractor on Sanibel. If you have a question for David, email him at info@ From page 38Personal Retreat Soothe the Soul with Music. Every once in a while you need to force your active mid and body to slow down. One of lifes greatest delights is listening to music. Music inspires a range of emotions, but one soothing suggestion is the sounds of Chopin, Debussy, or Pachelbel. Their good-for-the-soul sounds make a soft background for reflecting and meditating. Let Creativity Flourish. If you find peace in recording your life in a journal, pleasure in watercolors, or dream of writing a blockbuster novel, you need a solitary place to pursue these creative endeavors. Have everything at hand when the mood strikes. Whatever your style preference or budget allowance, you can have the perfect creative accessories. Find Time for Peace and Quiet. Finally, to complete your serene setting, shut down the computer, switch the phone to voicemail, and turn off all the bells and buzzers. The absence of extraneous noise will allow you to get the most out of your personal retreat time. Marcia Feeney is an interior decorator on Sanibel. She can be reached at 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.C Hbt 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Beach Cottage Captiva Village Location Near Beach on Private Street Private Use or Rental Investment $1,025,000 MLS 2110866 John & Denice Beggs, 239.357.5500 CAPTIVA SANIBEL CAPTIVA CAPTIVAGnb Lb Cbfr 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Located on Quiet Cul-de-Sac Situated on Nearly 1.5 Acre Lot Exquisitely Updated-Fantastic Pool Area $799,000 MLS 2110864 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984Mrrtrt Brn bt C Castello del Oceano 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath on Andy Rosse Ln Private, Tropical Courtyard & Pool Exquisitely Furnished and Finished $2,790,000 MLS 2110562 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico, 239.826.2704C Tbtbr 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths Heart of Captiva Village Community Pool/Tennis Gulf Access Boat Dockage $689,000 MLS 2801611 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319Tb Lfbbt Vr 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Fantastic Rental Condo Complex Ground Floor Walk-Out Vacation Retreat or Investment Property $599,900 MLS 2110090 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL CAPTIVAEnr Sr Snbt 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths Unparalleled Gulf Views New Lawn Areas and Landscaping Wraparound Lanais and Beautiful Pool $3,900,000 MLS 2110707 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302Brbt Hr 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Beautifully Updated Interior Pool, Tennis, Shuf eboard & More Lush, Tropical Landscaping $664,000 MLS 2100534 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319C Br Hbr 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths Direct Gulf Front Steps to Beach Two Large Decks, Outdoor Shower Nestled in Tropical Vegetation $2,295,000 MLS 2110450 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984Kr Wr Sr Hr Living Area Opens to Lanai Overlooks 3 Intersecting Canals State-of-art-Kitchen Elevator From 2 Car Garage $1,200,000 MLS 2100239 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302 SANIBEL CAPTIVA SANIBEL SANIBELRbbrr Cttr Er 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths Turn-Key Designer Furnished Boat Dock & Lift & Beach Access Tropical Setting on 2 Acres $2,200,000 MLS 2701472 Jim Branyon, 239.565.3233Itbr Pbnr 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Updated Unit at Sundial Resort Grosses $40K Turnkey with Resort Amenities $299,000 MLS 2900975 Sarah Ashton, 239.691.4915Prr Brbr Ut Direct Gulf Front Corner Unit 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Spacious with over 2,200 S.F. Gulf Side Lanai $1,649,000 MLS 2110815 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 NEW LISTING NEW LISTING REDUCED SHORT SALE


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201140 Choosing e Right Insurance Agent Makes All e Di erence mmeek@rosierinsurance.com239-472-1152 Marge MeekLong-time Island Resident Call me anytime for your business and personal insurance needs. Serving Florida for over 55 years with a team of over 35 professionals. SANIBEL472-0667FORT MYERS482-8492 Voted the BestPlumbing Company in Southwest Florida for 10 Straight Years SOUTHWEST FLORIDAS PREMIER PLUMBING COMPANY Complete Re-Piping Leak Repair Drain Cleaning Toilet Repair Water Heater Replacement Faucet Repair Garbage Disposals Well Pumps Whole House Water Filtration License #CFC-1427446 Steve Taub, President $30 OFFANY SERVICE CALL Exp. 11/30/11 What Did You Say About My Air Conditioner?by Bryan HayesWe have all been there. Lets say that something in your house requires a little TLC. So, you speak to a service provider on the phone or in person about some new part that you need or the state of something in your house. You hang up the phone or walk away from the conversation and then try to relay that message to another person. And bam! The what did they say about that thingy moment happens. Those kinds of moments happen because we are unfamiliar with a particular word. So, naturally, its not always easy to remember what it is. When speaking with your air conditioning service provider you may also encounter some terms you have heard before but arent exactly sure what they mean. So, here are some of the more common ones that will help you avoid the aforementioned moments should you ever come across them: HVAC Stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. This is a broad spectrum class of contractors that deal with most comfort needs. Most comfort contractors deal with these three classifications and refrigeration as well. Some even work on major household appliances. BTU Stands for British thermal unit, and is a measurement of heat. A BTU is the amount of heat that is needed to raise or lower the temperature of one pound of water by one degree. This is how air conditioning and refrigeration is rated, by the use of BTUs or tons. (one ton of cooling equals 12,000 BTU/hour, and most residential air conditioners in this area are between two and four tons or 24,000 and 48,000 BTU). Sensible Heat Heat that when added or removed causes a change in temperature but not in the state. Latent heat Heat that when added or removed causes a change in state but not in temperature. Humidistat This is a device that usually is installed by the thermostat. Its function is to measure the amount of humidity present and instruct the system to act accordingly. Supply This is where the air comes out after being conditioned. Return This is where the air goes back into the system. Air handler This is the piece of equipment that is usually located in the attic. The air handler contains a coil, a blower and some other miscellaneous controls. Condensing unit This is the part that is on the outside of your home, it contains a compressor, a fan, a large coil and some other miscellaneous parts. I hope this helped clear up some questions about a/c terminology. As always, thank you and keep cool! Bryan Hayes is a Sanibel air conditioning contractor. He also owns, with his brother Todd, an electrical business on Sanibel. He can be reached at Cape Coral Store Giving Away Free Lapel Pins In Memory Of 9/11Crown Trophy of Cape Coral is giving away free -11 Never Forget lapel pins to acknowledge the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Im from New Jersey, said Mike Rachel, the stores owner. You could see the Twin Towers from my house. Crown Trophy has given away about 600 of the initial 1,000 pins, but Rachel plans to make as many as are requested for the next three weeks. To receive a pin, visit the store weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 861 SE 47th Terrace in Cape Coral until September 9. Voluntary donations to the national 9/11 Memorial and Museum are being accepted but are not required to receive a pin. Rachel will forward the donations and a registry of donor names to the memorial and museum. Any groups or organizations in need of multiple lapel pins should call the store at 540-9905 to request the desired quantity in advance. Lapel pins reading -11 Never Forget available at Crown Trophy VASANTA SENERAT CPA, P.A.CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT SANIBEL 472-60001633 Periwinkle Way Anchor Point FORT MYERS 418-00083949 Evans Ave. Suite 205 Accounting and Tax Preparation for Businesses Individuals Condo Associations Non Residents


41 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 Florida PACE Association For Elderly Launches Website, Toll-Free NumberThe Florida PACE Association has launched an informational website and toll-free number for those interested in learning more about the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly and PACE providers. The website address is www., and the toll-free number is 855-4FL-PACE (855-435-7223). PACE is a long-term, community-based alternative to nursing home care that helps older Floridians remain independent. Those 55 and older who prefer to remain in their homes can receive coordinated medical care and support services through PACE. The program combines health care services, socialization, therapies and meals. The scope of services includes medical specialists, transportation, respite care, prescription medications, home health care, dental care, preventative care, personal care, social services, meals, nutritional counseling, and therapies including physical, occupational and recreational. The Florida PACE Association is a collaborative organization of PACE service providers dedicated to providing healthcare to frail, older adults, according to the associations president, Samira K. Beckwith, president and CEO of Hope HealthCare Services. PACE programs represent a three-way partnership among the care provider, the state of Florida and the federal government, Beckwith said. Its truly a collaborative program and process that empowers our frail elderly to age in place, which our patients and their families often prefer. This all-inclusive care program is especially beneficial during these economic times as it eases the financial costs for participants and is cost effective for the state and federal government. Providers who make up the Florida PACE Association include: Florida PACE Center of Miami Jewish Health Systems; Hope PACE of Hope HealthCare Services in Fort Myers, Port Charlotte, Lehigh Acres and Naples, scheduled to open later this year; Neighborly PACE of Neighborly Care Network in Clearwater; and Chapters Health System of Temple Terrace. To learn more about PACE, including information about private pay options and Medicare/Medicaid eligibility, or to find a PACE provider near you, visit www. or call toll-free 855-4FL-PACE. Samira K. Beckwith, president and CEO of Hope HealthCare Services, serves as president of the new Florida PACE Association Local Firm Gives Air Conditioning Services To Ronald McDonald House Sanibel Air Conditioning has donated $1,400 worth of air conditioning services to the 7th annual McFlats Invitational Fishing Tournament scheduled for September 2 and 3. The tournament raises money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of SWFL, and gives fishing buffs an opportunity to compete for a $7,500 grand prize. The Ronald McDonald House provides a home-away-fromhome for families of seriously ill children undergoing medical treatment. For more information about the tournament visit: Sanibel Airs managing partner Todd Hayes and his wife Jennifer have actively supported the charity for years. We are grateful to once again have the opportunity to sponsor this event and to make this contribution to a great cause, said Todd Hayes. Its great to be able to support such valuable organizations in our community. McFlatts Invitational in 2006photo courtesy of Elevated beach home in small community near Casa Ybel $599K Beachview golf course pool home near beach $549K furnished Bay-view 2 bedrm plus den w/ balcony & 2 open decks $474K Renovated cottage-style resort walk-out w/terrific income $399K Beach-front 2-bedrm condo w/ easy on-site rental income $699K Walk out to pool & beach from this income-producing condo $699K Large 2nd-floor 2-bedrm corner unit at Kings Crown $599K Remodeled 3 bedrm w/ boating dockage & more $499K Near-beach 2-bedrm condo w/ decorator decor & income $369K Bay-front 2 bedrm 2 bath on 2nd floor at Mariner Pointe $299K Top-floor bay-front 2 bedrm condo w/ wide water views $349K 2nd-floor corner 2-bedrm condo at Seashells of Sanibel $274K Near beach 1-bedrm condo earning rental income $165K Lot Listings Ready for Single-Family Homes 1/2+acre direct-access parcel on intersecting canals $930K Large near-beach cul-de-sac lot on Umbrella Pool Rd $449K Single-family home lot in The Dunes golf/tennis community $399K Convenient east-end near-beach lot for single-family home $299K Island Woods lot w/community pool & tennis $249K West-facing lot near deeded beach access $199K Near-beach lot w/sunset views, on quiet cul-de-sac $149K Captains Walk D-4, 2-bedrm end unit overlooking canal $224K 2242 Periwinkle Way, Suite 3 in Sanibel Square 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 weekly blog at Susan Andrews Elise Carnes David Anderson Lisa Murty Looking for Sanibel experts? Contact The SanibelSusan Team


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201142 Around The Islands With AnneIsland Pharmacy Is The Real Deal When It Comes To Personal Serviceby Anne MitchellBig drug store chains spend millions of dollars in advertising to try to convince you that they are just like your hometown pharmacy, with the personal service and prompt attention youd expect. Hardly. If you want to experience the real thing and they are few and far between these days theres a perfect example of a small town pharmacy right here on Sanibel. Island Pharmacy is Sanibel and Captivas only independent pharmacy, and one that is dear to the hearts of many residents and visitors. Pharmacists Reggie Mathai and Burl Sizemore are on hand to answer your questions. Regular customers who live locally can even have their prescriptions delivered free of charge. Queenie Viglione of Captiva was in the store this week picking up a prescription. Shes a big fan. I come here for the personal service. It is nice to walk into a place where they know your name. You can ask Reggie any question and not be embarrassed, she added. An example of how an independent can provide extra services is the way Mathai will seek out specific products for customers. He is often asked to carry old-fashioned, hard-to-find things such as Burma Shave brushes, Williams Shaving Soap and Grandmas Lye Soap. We have wholesalers across the entire country, Mathai said, and he can usually satisfy most requests. He noted that some people find relief from psoraisis and dry skin by using lye soap. Island Pharmacy also rents walkers and crutches including those for children and tall adults, which are hard to find. Mathai said walker gliders, also available, have been a boon to many users, helping them move along quicker and with less effort. These little plastic skis fit on two legs of the walker. The pharmacy also carries a $1 section that includes household and personal care products. Island Pharmacy is at 2330 Palm Ridge Road, phone 472-6188. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS Traditions on the Beach 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. Ron Schecker, pharmacy assistant, left, and Reggie Mathai, pharmacist, pride themselves on giving personal service and prompt attention Some of the old-fashioned, hard-to-find items available at Island Pharmacy Mouth-Watering prospects for your property sale this summer!Sanibel Tel.: 239-472-0044


43 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 Serving Sanibel & Captiva for 33 years 2330 Palm Ridge Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957 in the Hungry Heron Plaza Phone: 239.395.2525 Fax: 239.395.2573 Palm Ridge RoadMain Of ce InHungry Heron PlazaPeriwinkle Way Tarpon Bay Road FURNITURE ACCESSORIES UPHOLSTERY INTERIOR PAINTING APPLIANCES WALLPAPER Island Style InteriorsCUSTOM WINDOW TREATMENTS Plantation Shutters Blinds Draperies VerticalsCOUNTERTOPS Cambria Quartz Granite Corian StaronFLOORING Carpet Tile Wood Marble Vinyl Hunter Douglas. Registered trademark of Hunter Douglas. Trademark of Hunter Douglas. Mention Ad and Receive The Art of Window Dressings Book NEW Tiered Architella the beauty of Vignette Modern Roman Shades combined with enhanced energy e ciency. Stop by or call today to see what new in the Vignette product line.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 plays 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 4724646. 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 4721771. George & Wendys Corner Grill has live music on Friday and Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. The Corner Grill is at Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel, phone 395-1263. The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, has live entertainment from 6 to 9:30 p.m. nightly. The lineup: Monday, Dan Confrey; Tuesday, Jeff Key; Wednesday, Ken Wasiniak; Thursday, Diana Lynn; Friday, Greg Watts; Saturday, Diana Lynn; and Sunday, Ken Wasiniak. Phone 4720606. 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 4720305, RC Otters, 11506 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, has live music daily with dining inside and outside, phone 3951142. Restaurant owners/managers, please e-mail or fax your entertainment schedule to Anne Mitchell at or 395-2299. 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. Two beach retreats offering tranquility at unbelievable prices! 4628 Rue Bell Mer$739,000 480 Peachtree Rd.$549,000Call for your private showing today! Mary Bondurant, Realtor, 239-839-3633 Fred Bondurant, Broker Associate, 239-281-5356


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 Florida Residency And Estate PlanningWhat are the advantages to Florida Residency? Is my will and trust from up North still valid? Why do I need to update my legal documents to Florida law? How do I avoid probate? Can I save taxes by declaring Florida Residency? What do I need to know about Florida homestead laws?9100 College Pointe Ct. Fort Myers, FL 33919 239-334-1141Since 1924SHEPPARD, BRETT, STEWART, HERSCH, KINSEY & HILL P.A.Attorneys at Law Board Certied Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Will Power AuthorCraig R. Hersch To Receive Your Free Florida Residency Guide & DVD Call Anytime: 239-425-9379 Free Seminars For Non-ProfitsMyers, Brettholtz & Company PA, Certified Public Accountants & Business Consultants, will host the second session in its series of free Sunrise Quickinars for nonprofit organizations Tuesday, September 8 at Bank of the Islands. The topic is Fraud and Internal Control. 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. This sessions mainland event will be held at United Way in Fort Myers on September 6. 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. Future sessions include: September 20 and 22 Budgeting and Cash Flow October 4 and 5 Functional Expenses October 18 and 20 Filing Requirements and 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 in 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. 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 are from 8:15 until 10 a.m. The duplicate seminars for the island nonprofits will take place at Bank of the Islands, 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. John Lopez, Jennifer Coleman, Lori Wilson and Steve Brettholtz, the firms principalsISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201144 Lunch Seminar On Exploitation LawsLee Elder Abuse Prevention Partnership (LEAPP) will hold an informational lunch program on Wenesday, September 14. The event, entitled The Truth: Exploitation Laws Protecting Seniors, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Broadway Palm, 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. Doors will open at 11:30 and buffet lunch will be served at noon followed by the program. LEAPP spokesperson Craig Wolf will give introductory comments and introduce the guest speaker. Guest speaker Detective Joe Roubicek, economic crimes detective with the Broward County State Attorneys Office, will present the program. Roubicek is the author of the book Financial Abuse of the Elderly: A Detectives Case Files of Exploitation Crimes which serves as a criminal justice educational tool throughout the country. The cost to attend the lunch program is $20 per person. Advance registration with payment is required to attend the program. Mail guest name(s) with check made payable to the Dubin Alzheimers Resource Center, 10051 McGregor Boulevard, Suite 101, Fort Myers, FL 33919. For more information, call the center at 437-3007.


45 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011Chamber Ambassadors Plan For SeasonThe Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce hosted its ambassadors planning meeting at Traditions on the Beach last week. The ambassadors, chosen from the 700 strong chamber membership, work as a welcome team for new members. Each ambassador is assigned a new member and their role is to welcome them to the chamber, explain how the chamber works and to invite them to attend the next monthly business lunch and after hours event. Ambassadors give new members a welcome pack, which contains a contact list of all members, the latest chamber magazine and the upcoming events calendar. Chamber Marketing Director Bridgit Stone-Budd hosts the meetings, presents the new members and the nature of their business. The chamber has welcomed nearly 50 new members already this year. This months new members included Kevin James Digital Arts, Captiva Holiday Village, How & Associates, Island Scene and MacIntosh Books & Paper. With the help of our ambassador team, we have seen a huge increase in our chamber member retention rate. They work very hard to keep all new members in the loop, and we find that it helps new members get the best out of their new partnership with the chamber, Stone-Budd said. Steve Hatfield, vice president of finance at the Island Inn; Bridgit Stone-Budd, marketing director of the chamber of commerce; Blanaid Colley of the Coffee Bar at Baileys; Chris Heidrick of Heidrick Insurance; Renee Cutaia of Hillgate Communications; Christin Collins of Lee Memorial Health System; (not pictured but part of the ambassador team is Barb Harrington of Royal Shell Properties)School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Readers, I will be writing a few more columns on resiliency, the topic that was initiated last week. It has generated quite a bit of interest and many of you have asked for more information on it. As I mentioned, 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, self-esteem, autonomy, and the other components of resiliency. This week we will take a look at what constitutes resiliency and next week we will look at the resilient child and resiliency as a process. Generally speaking there are three main components of resiliency: cognitive and behavioral elements, social factors, and organic and genetic factors. Cognitive and behavioral factors that are important to develop for resiliency include social, emotional, problem-solving and analysis skills. Optimism, autonomy and self-esteem are also important building blocks of resiliency. Social factors that contribute to resiliency include relationships with parents, peers, teachers, and others. Parental attachment and bonding, high clear expectations, consistent boundaries and participation of children in family decision and responsibilities are essential to a supportive family relationship for resilient children. Factors at school that increase resiliency are supportive and caring teachers, high academic standards and expectations and opportunities for involvement that help to foster a sense of belonging and a belief in personal significance which can respond to a sense of alienation that many children experience. Peer relationships should be stable and positive, especially during the teen years. This can be quite a challenge at times. Research has suggested that peer relationships can provide support for resiliency even if the parental relationship is dysfunctional. Organic and genetic components that factor in to resilience include gender, temperament, intelligence, and physical health. Recent research has suggested that girls, children with an easygoing temperament, and children with above-average intelligence tend to be more resilient. These three components along with the development of an optimistic point of view, autonomy, and strong selfesteem form the basis of resiliency in children. 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ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201146 Voted Best Pharmacy on the Island 4 years in a row!ISLAND PHARMACY Over 9,000 Insurances Accepted and All Medicare D We carry nebulizers, crutches, wound care 239-472-6188Every Day Items Also! We specialize in Customer Satisfaction Caring for you and about you2330 Palm Ridge Rd, Unit 12 Sanibel Island, FL 33957Fax 239-472-6144 We are ready for all your island needs with: Specially Formatted Bite & Itch Lotion Natural NoSeeUm Repellent We also offer rental of Walkers, Wheelchairs Crutches Special Orders Welcome Deliveries Available Bite and Itch Lotion Small Store Feel, National Chain Heath MartPHARMACY Periwinkle Way Palm Ridge Road Periwinkle Way In the Hungry Heron Plaza In the Hungry Heron Plaza Pharmacists Reggie Mathai and Burl Sizemore Pharmacists Reggie Mathai and Burl Sizemore TM/MC JD Powers Award deaRPharmacistGluten-Free Diet Is Good For Your Healthby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist:My brother is on a gluten-free diet now and lost a lot of weight. Hes razzing me to join him in his gluten-free diet, but I dont see the point unless you have irritable bowel syndrome (thats why he did it). I really like my pizza and beer too! I read you every week are there other health benefits? MJ, Hollywood, Florida My husband and I keep a very strict gluten-free diet. We think of gluten the protein found in many grains like wheat, barley, and rye as if it were an unnecessary food additive. Digestive problems are typically associated with gluten in those who are intolerant, but for every one person with classic digestive symptoms, there are eight with no GI symptoms. Its the other diseases that you will get medicated for, until you learn of your gluten intolerance, and then get it out of your diet (assuming it is the cause of your troubles).This will shock you but gluten sensitivity and/or Celiac disease can cause or contribute to: psoriatic arthritis, lupus, type 1 diabetes, dermatitis, ataxia, schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, attention deficit, peripheral neuropathy, muscle pain, headaches, bipolar, brain fog, fatigue, Hashimotos, elevated TPO antibodies, hypothyroidism and more. What are the odds that your physician will test you for gluten sensitivity before prescribing medication for these conditions?One problem is that gluten testing is frequently inaccurate. Blood tests like IgA anti-transglutaminase or antiendomysial antibodies may come back negative, and many doctors say if your GI symptoms are not severe, then dont bother avoiding gluten. Gluten is in anything made with all-purpose flour, which I think should be renamed no-purpose flour. Glutens in salad dressings, soy sauce, muffins, bread, pizza pretty much everything. Gluten acts like glue in regular flour. I interviewed Dr. Tom OBryan, an internationally recognized speaker specializing in gluten sensitivity and Celiac disease. He explained, Eating gluten will cause an inflammatory response in the intestines and throughout the body. Testing for gliadin antibodies is not thorough enough to detect an immune reaction because these tests basically detect Celiac at its end stage of intestinal deterioration, and many gluten-sensitive individuals are not end stage when they take their blood test. I recommend a brand new blood test, by Cyrex Labs, which evaluates 12 peptides of gluten (not just gliadin) therefore increasing the detection rate while also testing for cross reactivity with other foods that spark an immune reaction. Get more information, videos and articles from the gluten guy himself, Dr. Tom OBryan at Up to 75 percent of people with persistent symptoms improve after going gluten-free, and I mean no detectable gluten, not even a teeny bit. If you feel better, dont ever reintroduce gluten again. A gastroenterology study found that 25 percent of gluten-sensitive people who eliminated all symptoms by going gluten-free, went on to develop an auto immune disorder within three years of eating gluten again! 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. 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, We recently moved to a warmer part of the U.S. We were very anxious to get involved, meet new people and start contributing to the community. We tried but have now withdrawn to our own little cocoon. The people all seem resentful to the northerners. They want no change. They want to keep things exactly as they have been for the last 100 years. We thought we would like it here but now think that it is time to move. Do you have any suggestions? Damon Dear Damon, I dont like change. This is so common among the older generation and some people who are much younger and should know better. If you live, you are constantly changing and so is the world around you. You can never change people who are set in their ways you can only change how you feel about them. See if you can to join a newcomers group; maybe you will find others eager to move and shake just like you. I do wonder, why did you move to your present location and then try to start changing it? Lizzie Dear Damon, Well, there is the problem not them but you. Why go to a new location and try to change them as if you and your ways are better? Not too many people north, south, east or west would be welcoming of an individual coming into their homes and trying to change their way of life. Fine if you want to move again but, as long as you bring yourself and your notions to change people, you will continue to have problem. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSExcellent medical care, friendly sta Prompt attention to emergencies, injuries and lacerations X-Ray on PremisesVISITORS AND WALK-INS WELCOMEDR. CAROL CLARK, ARNP, Ed.D.Specializing in geriatric care, diabetes and chronic illness managementCALL 239-395-2444 TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT Wir Sprechen Deutsch1699 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957Hours Mon Fri 8-5 Closed for lunch 12-1EDWARD P. LAMOTTA, MDBoard Certi ed Family Physician


47 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 Dr. DaveBowel Beautiesby Dr. Dave HepburnThis column is only for billionaires, which... is all of you. You are rolling in veritable vaultloads of bacteria. Youre a bacterial billionaire. Some of your teenagers are extremely wealthy, as are their hockey bags. In fact, for every single cell in your body you have 10 bacteria: on your skin, in your mouth, genital tract, your jockstraps and helmets. Your colon, youll be thrilled to know, is the happy hellish home to most of these billions. But dont be in a hurry to try and get rid of them courtesy of some primitive cultish practice like voodoo or colon cleansing, the latter which not only does no good whatsoever but may in fact be harmful. (For those gullible colon cleansing folks... youve been hosed.) Stick to voodoo like my patients do, which may be the reason Dr. Dave bobbleheads are being snapped off the shelves and I have a constant pain in my prostate. Your bowels are teeming with lovely, yet sensitive, bacteria with names like E.coli and Petunia. However, your bowels also contain a bowlful of nastier, tougher, bacteria with names like Clostridia and Kevin. All of these bowel beauties, good and bad, compete for your pop tarts. Millions of them eagerly waiting in the bowels of your bowels with saliva dripping from their wee bacterial beaks. Sleep well now, Billy. Normally, the Petunias and those of similar ilk outnumber the nasty fellas significantly, a good thing for keeping your bowel flora and fauna in balance, albeit an uneasy one. The good flora, as mentioned, are a sensitive lot and should they be insulted by say an antibiotic or a foreign invader, they get nervous, cant eat and often faint. The hardier, evil bugs dont care and so they take over the pop tart smorgasbord, and in so doing can cause some rather unacceptable symptoms like bloody diarrhea, pain, cramps and death and stuff. So in this ongoing battle of the gut it makes sense to send in reinforcements from time to time. Welcome probiotics. Yes, you can deliberately add more of these sweet germy gems to that twisting cauldron of poop. That, in fact, is what a probiotic is. The most famous probiotic is, of course, lactobacillus, found in yogurt. When I first learned of the enormous bacterial count in yogurt I was quite viscerally affected, which may explain the reflexive gagging sounds I make when I spot a roving Yoplait in aisle six at the Piggly Wiggly. It also explains why I reach for the soothing Snickers bars to make me feel better as no bacteria could ever survive in my Snickers bars, thank you very much. But knowing what I do now about how great probiotics can be, I can almost tolerate a yogurt in the same room, as long as the lid is on and it doesnt look me directly in the eye. A live probiotic, taken at the same time that you might have to go on antibiotics, can restore the strength of the good bacteria, preventing the diarrhea often seen in those on antibiotics. Probiotics can also be useful in actually treating good old fashioned infectious diarrhea and possibly even irritable bowel syndrome. In addition to GI problems, probiotics are also considered in the treatment of vaginal, skin and respiratory infections and might even prevent tooth decay and periodontal disease. Most probiotics are bacteria similar to those naturally found in peoples guts, especially in those of breastfed infants (who have natural protection against many diseases.) Probiotics are available as supplements but are also found in foods like fermented and unfermented milk, miso, tempeh, and some juices and soy beverages. The bacteria may exist in these foods naturally or be added during preparation. Isnt that a lovely thought? Bill, add a pinch more salt to that miso and, ummm, do we have any more baby poop left? What is important is that not all probiotics are created equal and the correct probiotic, be it bacteria, yeast or Edmonton Oiler, must be chosen for the proper problem or it is a waste of time and bowel, and dont we all hate bowel waste. If you took the wrong probiotic for a gut problem you might be disappointed to learn that it was the probiotic used for vaginal yeast infections, particularly if your drivers license contains words like Charles or Gordon. So for most of you guys of the male species, it may be better to just inhale deeply... from a hockey bag. 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. From page 45School SmartMs. 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. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: I have recently experienced the trauma of a divorce that I did not want. It came out of nowhere. I know that I am experiencing grief, but sometimes I just feel so traumatized. Is this normal?A: Most of our traumas in life come from a significant loss such as death of a loved one, divorce, poor health, illness and disease, financial issues or broken friendships. Yes, it is natural to feel traumatized at times. You are experiencing trauma on all levels while going through an unwanted and unanticipated loss. Marriage is a commitment until the death of a spouse, not a spouse giving up and leaving the marriage. Being traumatized threatens our total equilibrium, especially when the loss is irreversible. It takes time to accept the irreversibility of a loss. Adjusting to a life that will never be the same can expose weakness within ourselves that makes us feel especially vulnerable. Great courage is often needed to adapt and carry on. Also realize that this loss can reveal strengths and resources you never knew you had. It is important that you take responsibility, too, for overcoming your loss and eventually you will achieve a greater acceptance of your life as you come to know it. In time your pain will subside and your wounds will heal as you discover an all-important truth: what remains is the most valuable thing you possess, life itself. It is hard for you to see that now because it is so fresh, but as you heal you will move forward and begin to live again. Dr. Clancy is a licensed mental health therapist, certified hypnotherapist, life coach, author and public speaker. You may email Dr. Connie at Shell Point Academy Topic: U.S. IntelligenceThe Academy at Shell Point invites the public to attend a presentation on the U.S. Intelligence Contemporary Issues led by Tom Eastwood, a consultant, lecturer, and edutainer. This event will take place on Thursday, September 8 at 1 p.m. in the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands in Shell Point Retirement Community. Space is very limited, so tickets are required and can be purchased for $10 each by calling 4542054. The last decade has seen many changes in our security and the economy due to the tragic acts which occurred on September 11, 2001, said Teri Kollath, Manager of Academy and Volunteer continued on page 48 ICANs Handbag Happy Hour To Be November 4Save the date: Friday, November 4 will be one of the most stylish events of the year, the 9th Annual Handbag Happy Hour to support the Island Coast AIDS Network (ICAN). The event is returning to the elegant surroundings of the Miromar Design Center in Estero and will feature a silent auction from 5 to 8 p.m., followed by a live auction and fashion show from 8 to 9 p.m. Guests will be able to bid on hundreds of donated bags from celebrities, designers, department stores and individuals. Autographed handbags have already arrived from TV and screen stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Glenn Close, and Chicos designer Michael Chase has created a one-of-a-kind his-and-her matching bag set just for the event. VIP and general admission tickets will be on sale soon and include an open bar, heavy hors doeuvres, valet parking and a fashion show along with the chance to bid on an incredible variety of handbags. For more information or to donate a bag or become a sponsor visit www.icanswfl. org or email To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 *Over 33-year island resident and Realtor *RE/MAX International Hall of Fame *Professional Real Estate Services on Sanibel & Captiva Islands and the Southwest Florida Coast Harbour Cottages o ers community amenities and wonderful water views. An 18-unit canal front development situated on 11 acres with deep water access. Duplex built in and designed by Niemann-Wolter. is 3/3 oor plan features updated kitchen with wood oors, granite counter tops and plantation shutters throughout. Private dock features water and electric with 10k lb. boat lift. Call Steve for personal viewing. ITS THE EXPERIENCE! PREMIER BOATINGSale Price $779,000 UnfurnishedSTEVE FISHER239-472-0949 239-472-2311 800-388-2311


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201148 CONTRACTORS 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 REMODELING PAINTING PET SITTING COMPUTER SERVICES PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORYFrom 23Will Powerbe easy to spot as I usually wear a University of Florida Gator triathlon singlet complete with my orange and blue-framed sport sunglasses! So please give me a big Gator chomp as I go by and be sure to cheer all of the competitors on! (Its traditional to ring cowbells to root for the competitors bring yours if you have one). Maybe youll be inspired like Bill Reese to try a triathlon for yourself one day no matter your age! Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at From page 47U.S. IntelligenceServices. Many people are concerned about the safety of our nation, should future attacks ever be attempted. We are honored to have Mr. Eastman speak on our campus and offer some additional insight. Eastwood began his career with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms before transferring to the Department of Defense. His career also included conducting and leading counterintelligence and criminal investigations, and he has also served as a senior executive for the IRS. In this frank and open discussion which moves beyond the rhetoric, political hyperbole, and media hype, Eastwood will discuss why our intelligence failed us on 9/11 and the state of our current preparation. He will also cover the use of torture in the war on terror, terrorist surveillance, and why it took so long to kill Osama. The Academy at Shell Point is a lifelong learning educational initiative for the residents of the retirement community. The academy provides anywhere from 70 to 90 classes each semester, encompassing a well-rounded curriculum of educational opportunities for senior adults. The academy was named as one of 2008s most innovative active aging programs by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an association that supports professionals who develop wellness/fitness facilities and services for age 50-plus adults. Alzheimers Caregivers Support MeetingsThe Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimers Resource Center offers monthly support group meetings for caregivers throughout Lee County and neighboring areas. The support group meetings include an opportunity for caregivers to meet others who are facing similar challenges and to learn more about Alzheimers disease and effective coping strategies. Select meeting locations feature a guest speaker as well as an informal time for sharing. Fort Myers Tuesday, September 13, 2 p.m., Broadway Community Church 3309 Broadway Avenue; 437-3007 Wednesday, September 14, 9:45 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church 9065 Ligon Court; 437-3007 Wednesday, September 28, 9:45 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 9065 Ligon Court. Speaker Nancy Zant, gerontologist, on Coping with the Challenges of Sundowning; 437-3007 Wednesday, September 21, 10 a.m., Fort Myers Congregational United Church of Christ, 8210 College Parkway; 437-3007 Wednesday, September 21, 2:30 p.m. Mt. Herman Baptist Church, 2856 Douglas Avenue; 437-3007 North Fort Myers Thursday, September 22, 2 p.m., Pine Lakes Country Club, 10200 Pine Lakes Boulevard, 3.5 miles north of Shell Factory on U.S. 41; 437-3007 Cape Coral Thursday, September 1, 2 p.m., Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Boulevard; 437-3007 Thursday, September 15, 2 p.m., Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Boulevard. Speaker Nancy Zant, gerontologist, on Coping with the Challenges of Sundowning; 437-3007 Pine Island Thursday, September 1, 10:30 a.m. Pine Island United Methodist, 5701 Pine Island Road, Bokeelia; 437-3007 Sanibel Wednesday, September 28, 1:30 p.m., Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, 2050 Periwinkle Way; 437-3007


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 COLOR SCHEMES on request fromSanibel Home FurnishingsPower Washing Wallpaper Hanging Faux Finishing Free Estimates Interior & Exterior Dependable Reliable Licensed & InsuredLic #S3-11944 With your contract a donation to your favorite charity will be made. 395-3928 Cell: 841-430249 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 2011 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 POOL SERVICE 239-896-6789 Pool Service Pool Service We now offer pool services We now offer pool services due to our customers request due to our customers requestREMODELING 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 LAWN MAINTENANCE


ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 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 &C Lic. & Ins. REMODELING 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&REMODELI NG 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 REMODELING 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.# S3-12238 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 Plus 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 150-77-08


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY SCRAMBLERS KING CROSSWORD MAGIC MAZE SUDOKU SUPER CROSSWORD PUZZLE ANSWERS51 ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 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 BUILDING CONTRACTOR Helenbrook Homes, Inc.Licensed & InsuredCerti ed Building ContractorCBC026067 New Homes Remodeling FramingDave Helenbrook 239 / 466-4030 LAWN SERVICE CONSTRUCTION & REMODELING 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 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 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 #CBC058483


HELP WANTED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED BOATS CANOES KAYAKS MISC. FOR SALE WANT TO BUY COMMERCIAL SPACE WANTED COMMERCIAL SPACEPROFESSIONAL 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 26, 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 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 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 CITY PLANNER AS NEEDEDProfessional planning work in the implementation & enforcement of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan, Land Development Code, & related development rules, regulations, codes, & ordinances. $19.50 Hr. Tolls Paid. for more information & application. City of Sanibel, Admin Services Director, Attn: PL, 800 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957 Fax 239-472-3065. EOE/ADA/M/FNR 8/26 CC 8/26 J&A BUSINESS CONSULTING, INC. Joe Kruzich President MBA FINANCE Bookkeeping Services Sanibel, Florida 33957 Call: 239-579-0537NS 8/26 CC 10/14 READ ISLAND SUN


REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE VACATION RENTAL ANNUAL/SEASONAL 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 26, 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 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 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 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!RR 8/26 CC 9/2 For Only $12 Per Week Your ClassifiedCan Be Seen From Anywhere In The World!Send it to onto & click on Place Classified


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) . . . . . . 472-2329ISLAND SUN AUGUST 26, 201154 Pets Of The Week My name is Snowball and I am a 10-year-old female Samoyed with an all white coat. Im a beautiful dog but beauty doesnt always guarantee happiness. If youve ever had to start over just when you thought your life was set, then you know my story. I may be a bit older but Im very young at heart. I have lots of enthusiasm for life and people. In fact, I absolutely love people so I could be a good companion for just about anybody. Adoption Fee: Senior pets are free during the Awesome August Adoption Promotion! My name is Tuxie and I am a a four-month-old domestic short hair male cat. Im black-and-white tuxedo. Im puttin on the ritz just for you! My tuxedo makes me look like a dapper chap but theres no need for formality as far as Im concerned. Im really very adaptable when it comes to lifestyle. I would be a perfect pet in a multi-family household or a great companion for a fun-loving single. Adoption Fee: $20 during the Awesome August Adoption Promotion! Remember cats are always two for 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. Snowball, ID #512862 Tuxie, ID #513214 We Need A HomeA Sanibel resident has gone in to a nursing home, leaving three cats homeless. PAWS is looking for either a permanent home or temporary foster home for Oreo (12-year-old male), Molly (11-year-old female) and Daisy (seven-year-old female). Oreo, Molly and Daisy are currently being boarded at a kennel, but they need a real home very soon. They are vet checked, healthy, spayed/ neutered, gentle and affectionate. If you can help, call PAWS volunteer Diane at 484-574-6419. Molly Daisy Oreo




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