Island sun
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Title: Island sun
Uniform Title: Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.)
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Language: English
Publisher: Lorin Visek & Ken Rasi
Place of Publication: Sanibel, Fla
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Publication Date: 09-30-2011
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United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Captiva
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General Note: "Sanibel and Captiva Islands."
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SEPTEMBER OCTOBER SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:20 7:17 7:21 7:16 7:21 7:15 7:21 7:14 7:22 7:13 7:22 7:12 7:23 7:11 VOL. 19, NO. 14 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com Sanibel Beautification Reports Mission AccomplishedAfter 11 years dedicated to the beautification of Sanibel, the hardworking Sanibel Beautification volunteers are hanging up their orange vests and putting away their tools. We feel that we have accomplished our original goal of improving the appearance of the entrance to the island, and that the work we have done has created a legacy of lasting natural beauty which will only grow and improve in the coming years, said Sanibel Beautification President Ada Shissler. Beginning in 2000, Sanibel Beautification raised the funds, and worked with local landscaper Bill Blauvelt of Southern Traditions Landscaping, to plan and complete the planting of the causeway intersection and the Lindgren Boulevard medians with the help of dozens of volunteers who turned out to do the actual work. SBI volunteers have continued to maintain the area since it was planted. They partnered with the VFW in the replacement of the flag pole at the Causeway/ Periwinkle intersection, and created a memorial space for Periwinkle Pavers at the foot of the flag pole. Sanibel Beautification has provided the Christmas lighting there for the past 10 years. The wholehearted support of the entire community has made it possible to accomplish so much more than was originally envisioned, said Shissler. By partnering with the City of Sanibel, the Chamber of Commerce, and Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation to form the Periwinkle Partnership following Hurricane Charley, the partnership was able to not just restore the vegetation along Periwinkle Way, but to add features which greatly increased the comfort, safety and pleasure of all who travel there. Pocket parks now provide rest areas with benches donated by the Lions Club, and bike racks. Picnic areas have been created at Roadside Park and the Palm Ridge/ Periwinkle where a native plant botanical has been developed with 29 species of native plants, trees, shrubs and grasses identified. Six three-tier drinking fountains have been installed in convenient locations. In addition, the partnership provided professional planning, larger canopy forming trees, understory planting, sodding of bare spots and filling in of barren areas. The most recent project for Sanibel Beautification was the landscaping of the Chamber of Commerce parking lot, a critical area since it is the first place most visitors see, and a favorable first impression is important, Shissler said. SBI is currently working with the Sanibel Bicycle Club as it develops an orientation center along Periwinkle Way, and $10,000 has been committed to providing plant materials for this project.continued on page 6 Sanibel Beautification volunteers, back: Bill McBeath, Lou Scariot and Bill Boswell, treasuer; front, Debbie Staley, Ada Shissler, president, and Diane StocksShell Museum Accepting Entries For Live Mollusk Photo CompetitionSo far, a dozen amateur nature photographers have taken a shot at winning The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums second 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 week, November 18 to 24.continued on page 5 Anne DuPont submitted this runner-up entry for last years contestSummerset Regatta Set For October 8 And 9For 46 consecutive years, Southwest Florida sailors have gathered to celebrate the end of summer by participating in this areas premier sailing event called the Summerset Regatta. The Caloosahatchee Marching and Chowder Society (CMCS) is again presenting this years race, on Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9. This year, hundreds of sailors are expected from Tampa Bay to the Florida Keys, participating in over 50 boats in seven classes. The Offshore Sailing School Buoy Races on Saturday and the West Marine Coastal Race on Sunday will inspire the competition among sailors representing eight different sailing clubs. CMCS will continue the tradition of contributing thousands of dollars ($8,100 in 2010) from the proceeds to local youth sailing groups up and down the coast. The activities include racing, social and happy hour events, prize drawings, and the awards dinner at the Captiva Ballroom, Pink Shell Resort, Fort Myers Beach. Each vessel entered will be eligible for door prizes such as haul-outs, boat services, gift certificates and nautical supplies. The race will include many of the areas fastest racing yachts and previous Boat of the Year winners. The Summerset continued on page 5 The Summerset Regatta returns to Fort Myers Beach October 8 and 9


ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 20112 Hortoons Captiva Community Panel To MeetA quorum for the next meeting of the Captiva Community Panel will be held Tuesday, October 11, beginning at 9 a.m. at Tween Waters Inn. Agenda: Meeting convenes at 9 a.m. at Tween Waters Inn. 9 a.m. Introductions and roll call; approval of August 9 and September 6 minutes. 9:05 a.m. CEPD update, Kathy Rooker, CEPD. 9:15 a.m. Lee Plan amendment update, Ken Gooderham and Max Forgey. 9:20 a.m. Captiva Land Development Code update, Rene Miville. 9:45 a.m. Lee Countys Captivaspecific taxes, Mike Mullins. 9:55 a.m. Hurricane Preparedness & Response Committee, Doris Holzheimer. 10 a.m. Committee reports (as necessary): Finance and budget, Ken Gooderham Water quality, Dave Jensen Fund-raising, Rick Hayduk Trees, Ken Gooderham 10:10 a.m. Other business and public comment. Confirm dates for next meetings (November 8, December 13, January 10). Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island 239-395-1464 IslandPaws.com Join Us on the Over Easy Patio!Friday, October 28th. 5-7:00 pmJudging will take place around 6:30 Costume Contest Silent Auction Food Drive Yappy Hour Raffle Proceeds will go to Lee County Animal Services. Food collected will go to Lee County Domestic Animal Services Community Pet Pantry Program.ISLAND PAWS ANNUALHOWL-O-WEEN PARTY! Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com 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 (239) 472-1111 (239) 472-1111 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. Across from CVS Across from CVS SanBeautys@aol.com SanBeautys@aol.com www.SanibelBeautySalon.net www.SanibelBeautySalon.net FREE sample size FREE sample size shampoo and conditioner shampoo and conditioner with a haircut and style! with a haircut and style! Sanibel Sanibel Beauty Beauty Salon Salon To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213




ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 20114 Week 3 ReportIslanders Send Troop Care Packagessubmitted by Ted TysonBecause of the wonderful people and the great support they have given to this campaign, we are right on track to meet our goals of sending 500 carepackages to the troops in harms way. Thank you all for your generosity. We promised to let you know what other things that our donors are doing. The Jensen brothers of Captiva, who gave a wonderful donation to the care package campaign, are also active members of an organization called Operation Open Arms, (OOA) which was established to give military personnel on R&R from the war zone some happy times here on the islands and other areas of Lee County. For more information, visit http://operationopenarms.org and youll see how Dave, Jimmy and John Jensen fit in so well, and how you can fit in too, and do so much good so very quietly. Other donors give magazines and paperback books to send to troops. Some donate these in addition to checks, others donate these items because they want to participate and this is their only way. All donations are gratefully appreciated and the Bank of the Islands will accept them and check donations at the branch at 1699 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957. Books and magazines that cannot be sent to the war zones will be donated to the local VA Clinic and/or to the VA Hospital in Tampa. Recent sports/ computer/news/movie magazines are especially needed, and will be shipped out monthly. The troops like them even if they are dated. To allow as many people as possible the opportunity to participate, the campaign has reached out to the churches of Sanibel, the Sanibel Fire Department (scheduled on September 27), the San-Cap Chamber of Commerce, and will soon contact business, civic and professional organizations, offering to briefly speak of the needs of our troops and the opportunities to participate. If we have missed your group and you wish to have a speaker at your next meeting, contact Ted Tyson at 472-8394. Week three was a banner week for donations, and each week seems to surpass the previous week. This week we received our first $1,000 corporate donation from Marty Harrity, Mark Marinello, and Randy Wayne White, representing Doc Fords of Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach and the Beached Whale (50 packages), Bank of the Islands, $500 (25), BoTI employees (2), Margaret Feiner, Ginny Fleming, Elizabeth Stephenson (1) each. Back: Randy Wayne White, Elisabeth Harris, Jean Crenshaw, Raynauld, Bentley, Dan Howes; front: Chef Kris Zook, Brenda Harrity, Mark Marinello, Joey Harrity and Ted Tyson Kim Gaide of Lee Memorial Hospital with Lorin Arundel and Ken Rasi, publishers of the Island Sun, who are promoting the campaign 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 AVAILABILITY BASED ON CRABS WILLINGNESSAMERICAN LEGION POST 123Mile Marker 3 Sanibel-Captiva Rd 239-472-9979 Around 7 PM


5 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 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 eIslands.com 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 www.pinocchiosicecream.com It's Simply the Best! We Cannot Tell A Lie. Original Italian Ice Cream Original Italian Ice Cream Beach Walk Provides Fun And Information For Shell LoversA small group turned out for The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums Beach Walk at Gulfside City Park/Algiers Beach on September 27. Volunteer Dotty DeVasure gave a short presentation as she introduced different shell species and described their physical characteristics and other traits. She also informed everyone about the best collecting times and places. She then led the shellers out to the beach where they engaged in the famous Sanibel Stoop as they picked through mollusks and bivalves. DeVasure was on hand to answer questions and identify shells. Jandy Bird of Sanibel, who has been a Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum docent for seven years, finally took part in a beach walk. Ive been trying to come out with Dotty for ages, she said. She does a great job. Ginny Cuneo of Chester, Connecticut, also made it a point to spend a sunny morning on the beach. We saw (the beach walk) in the paper and thought it would be fun to listen to somebody local who knew what we were looking at, she said. It was informational and interesting. Shell Museum volunteer Dotty DeVasure, right, and Jandy Bird look for shells during Beach Walk. From page 1Shell Museum Photo ContestThe top photos will be displayed on the museums web site, Facebook page, and in the lobby. Contest rules and judging criteria and the registration form to be completed and e-mailed with each entry, can be found on the museums web site at www.shellmuseum.org. Send all inquiries and entries to Diane Thomas (dothomas@shellmuseum.org), or contact the Shell Museum at 395-2233. From page 1RegattaRegatta is the first regatta to be scored in the 2011-12 BOTY racing for Southwest Florida, Charlotte Harbor and the Caloosahatchee BOTY competitions. Schedule of events: Wednesday, October 5 Registration deadline 1700 hours Friday, October 7 Shoreside activities start at 1830 hours when the Regatta kicks off with the Lexus of Fort Myers Skippers Meeting/Party at Bonita Bills, with free beer, soda, and pizza. Bonita Bills is located at 702 Fishermans Wharf, San Carlos Island, Fort Myers Beach. There will also be a drawing for cruisers prizes. Saturday, October 8 First start 0930 hours Offshore Sailing School Buoy Races off Fort Myers Beach. Post race cocktail party starts at 1800 hours at Coconuts at the Pink Shell Resort. Cash bar with free beer and hors doeuvres. Drawing for racers prizes, steel drum music, and nautical painting/ art show. Sunday, October 9 First start at 0930 hours West Marine Coastal Race off Fort Myers Beach. Racers will finish a 14to 20-nautical-mile distance race in the Gulf of Mexico, off the Pink Shell Resort. Sunday, October 9 1830 hours, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney awards dinner and party at The Pink Shell Resort, Captiva Ballroom. For more information, contact Regatta Chairperson and Vice Commodore Steve Romaine at 482-6280 or Sromaine294@ yahoo.com; Rear Commodore of Racing Steve Roake at 549-2434 or steve@ theroakes.com; or go to summersetregatta.com. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


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 ChristmanISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 20116 From page 1Sanibel BeautificationSanibel Beautification has received recognition at the city, county, state, and national level, but the greatest reward is the satisfaction we feel at watching our efforts continue to grow and become more beautiful with time, Shissler said. Canopy is already starting to reform over Periwinkle Way and this time it is native trees, which should better withstand future storms. Keep an eye on it. Periwinkle Way after Hurricane Charley struck on August 13, 2004 Periwinkle Way today, after the beautification project, the the canopy partly restored Pension Board Trustees SoughtThe City of Sanibel is currently accepting applications for the General Employee Pension Board of Trustees. Any resident wishing to apply must fill out a City Council Advisory Committee application form. The forms are available at City Hall, 800 Dunlop Road, by calling 472-3700 or by visiting www.mysanibel.com The deadline for submission is Friday, October 14 at noon. 239-395-Body (2639) 239-395-Body (2639)


7 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011Lets Dance At The Adult PromThe Sanibel Community Association and The Sanibel School PTA invite all adults (21 and over) in the community to attend The Prom at The Community House on Saturday, October 8 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. A DJ will be play hits from yesterday and today that will keep everyone on the dance floor all night. The Prom will feature hors doeuvres from Cips Place, Doc Fords, Gator Bites, Holy Smoke BBQ, Sweet Melissas and Catering by Leslie Adams. Desserts will be provided by Tween Waters Inn and Sanibel Cake Company. A cash bar will also be available. Not sure what to wear? Anything goes! says event committee member Patty Holston. Some people are digging up old prom dresses to wear while others are opting to go more casual. Dont let a lack of prom formal wear keep you from coming and having a great time. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at The Community House, through The Sanibel School or at the door the night of the event. All proceeds to benefit the arts program at The Sanibel School and The Community House. If youd like to get flowers for your date or even yourself, Fort Myers Floral Designs is taking orders for corsages, wristlets and bouquets. Owner Greg DePasquale has offered to donate 10 percent of prom-related sales back to school. Contact Greg at 278-0770 to place an order. All flowers will be delivered to The Community House. Everyone is encouraged to send in an old high school or prom photo for whats sure to be an entertaining slideshow. Photos can be emailed to thesanibelprom@gmail.com. Last weeks photo featured local business owners Milissa Sprecher and Andy Johnson. Who recognizes this young buck? Can you name this Sanibel School legend?Theological Study: History Of BuddhismThe October offering in the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christs Theological Studies Program will be Under the Bodhi Tree: The History and Theology of Buddhism. The Rev. Dr. John H. Danner will teach the course, which will cover not only the story of the Buddha, but also the history of the spread of Buddhism. Part of the course will examine Buddhist theology and the various practices of Buddhism including meditation. Lecture, discussion, and other tools will be utilized in the course. The program will be held Wednesdays, October 2 to 26, and students can choose to attend identical sessions at 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. The church is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. The course is open to the public free of charge. For directions, further information or to preregister for the course, contact the church office at 472-0497, or log onto www. sanibelucc.org. Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 20118 Island Graphics Is FISH10K SponsorFISH (Friends In Service Here) of Sanibel has announced that Island Graphics will become a Silver Sponsor of the 2011 FISH 10K annual race. The race will take place on Sanibel at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 15 starting at The Community House and following a 10-kilometer circuit around the island. Island Graphics, a Sanibel printing company, has been a major supporter of FISH for many years, providing printing services and preparing materials for community events. Island Graphics has been a great supporter of over many years, said Bill Fellows, president of FISH. We are delighted to welcome them as a silver sponsor for the FISH 10K this year, which is our major fundraising event. This year there will also be a trade exposition, aimed at runners, their families, supporters and friends. There will be refreshment tables at The Community House and water stations along the running circuit. The race, is being held in conjunction with the Fort Myers Track Club and is expected to attract more than 400 runners this year. For more than 30 years FISH has been a neighbor helping neighbors organization offering a wide range of human services including. From left, Island Graphics owner Bob Kern; John Pryor, FISH 10K co-chair; Bill Fellows, President of FISH; and Island Graphics designer Marcy Day. The Sanibel Schools National Junior Honor Society team will be running the FISH 10K race 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.Mt. Gay Gold or Silver Rum 1.75 ltr. Reg. $28.99 SALE $26.99 Ketel One Vodka 1.75 ltr. SALE $39.99 Don Q Gold or Silver Rum 1.75 ltr. Reg. $21.99 SALE $19.99 Jose Cuervo Gold or Silver Tequila 1.75 ltr. Reg. $41.99 SALE $36.99 CLOS DU BOIS CLOS DU BOIS Sauvignon Blanc 750 ml. Sauvignon Blanc 750 ml. Reg. $11.99 SALE Reg. $11.99 SALE $9.99 $9.99 Pinot Grigio Pinot Grigio 750 ml. 750 ml. Reg. $13.99 SALE Reg. $13.99 SALE $9.99 $9.99 Chardonnay 750 ml. Chardonnay 750 ml. Reg. $11.99 Reg. $11.99 SALE SALE $9.99 $9.99 First Name ____________________ Last Name_______________________________ Date of Birth __________________ Age (race day) __________ M F Address ______________________________________________________________ City ________________________________ State ________________________________ ZIP ____________________________ Daytime Phone_______________________ _________ T-Shirt Size: S M L XL In consideration of the acceptance of my entry in the SAN IBEL 10K RACE 4 F.I.S.H. to be held on October 15, 2011 at Sanibel, FL, I release from their own negli gence the Fort Myers Track Cl ub, the RRCA, the County of Lee, the City of Sanibel, F.I.S.H. of Sanibel, Inc., all spo nsors and officers, directors and members of each of said organizations, their respective employees and agents, and any other entities and in dividuals who are in any way connected with this event. I understand that this release applies to myself and my personal representatives, heirs and assig ns. I represent that I have adequately trained to participate in this event and recognize that risk of injury accompanies such participation and acknowledge that the release is being relied upon by the above persons in permitting me to participate. I understand that if I am under the age of 18 I must have the permission of my parent (s) or legal guardian in order to participate in this event. I, the undersigned parent or legal guardian hereby consent to the app licants participation and waive and release all rights and claims for damages as is more fully set forth above. The 10K (6.2 miles) race will start and finish at the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island. Parking will be available directly across the street from the Sanibel Community House. A FISH 10K Expo will run from 7am to 12 noon and refreshments will be available during this time. Deadline for pre-registration: entries must be postmarked by Saturday, October 8, 2011 Entry Fee is $25. From October 9th until Octobe r 14th entry fee is $30 and on Race Day is $35. Entry forms also available at www.fishofsanibel.com and www.ftmyerstrackclub.com REGISTRATION ENTRY FORM I HAVE READ THE ABOVE RELEASE AND UNDERSTAND THAT I AM ENTERING THIS EVENT AT MY OWN RISK. Date: __________ Signature _____________________________ Parent or Guardian Signature (if under 18) __________________________________ Make checks payable to : FMTC. If entry by mail send to: Fort Myers Track Club P.O. Box 60131 Fort Myers FL 33906 Please complete entry form and waiver, detach and mail registration form al ong with payment to Fort Myers Track Club P.O. Box 60 131 Fort Myers FL 33906 Chrono Track B-Tag System The new Chrono Track B-Tag System will be used for scoring and results. Any participant who does not wear the B-Tag will not be scored as a part of the results. Pin all four corners of the tag to the running shirt. B-Tags must not be covered with articles of clothing. Instructions are provided. Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 7:30 am Sanibel, Florida NARFE MeetingsThe NARFE (National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association), South Lee County Chapter #1263 will hold its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, October 11 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Myerlee Park Homes Condominium Association Clubhouse, 6950 Cedarhurst Drive in Fort Myers. The speaker will be Kathleen McIntosh from Blue Cross/Blue Shield. For more information call 482-6713. The regular luncheon meeting will be held on Thursday, October 20 at 11:30 a.m. at the International King Buffet, 9061 College Parkway in Fort Myers. The VNA will be giving flu shots. The speaker will be Lois Todd, representative for the GEHA Health Insurance Co. For more information call 482-6713. Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


9 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011Zonta Hosts District ConferenceThe Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva hosted the annual conference for Zonta International District 11 at the Sundial Resort on Sanibel, September 22 to 24. District 11 comprises the southeastern states from North Carolina to the Caribbean, and includes the Bahamas and British Virgin Islands. There are 42 clubs in the district and 33 of them were represented by delegates and other members. A total of 155 registered for the conference, including 31 first-timers and a representative of the Zonta International board, Kirsi Nickels from Finland. For Zonta members, these conferences are a rich source of networking, sharing and celebrating successes all while meeting the Zonta International mission of improving the status of women. The chosen theme was Saving the World, One Woman at a Time. The club received support from other clubs in the region, including Sarasota, Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs and Naples. Co-chairs Nancy Dreher, Carolyn Gray and Linda Robison had help from local club members, 20 of whom were registered to attend. The feedback we received from our guests showed that they overwhelmingly enjoyed the Sanibel experience, the tropical setting and the conference speakers, said club president, Barbara Nagle. Local experts featured included Kevin Lewis, executive director, and Rosemary Boisvert, managing director for the Transitional Living Center, at Southwest Florida Addiction Services, who were joined by Zontian Phyllis Gresham to discuss successful partnerships and advocacy efforts. Zonta has partnered with SWFAS for the past 10 years, contributing many hundreds of hours of service and more than $56,000 in grants. Nicole Waid, acting chief U.S. attorney, Middle District of Florida, spoke passionately about the work of the State Attorneys office and task forces combating human trafficking. Standing in at the last moment for Dr. Alice Brunner, executive director of the PACE Center for Girls, Lee County, another Zonta partner, was the director of development for PACE, Melissa Simontis. She spoke about the PACE philosophy of addressing the special needs of girls and received a standing ovation. Dr. Jose Leal, executive director and curator of the Sanibel Shell Museum, gave the luncheon address, titled, Shells and the Stories They Tell Us. By tradition at each conference, member clubs pledge the portion of funds raised locally that they will send to support the work of Zonta International. This year, with 40 clubs pledging, the amount going to ZI was $65,173, of which $18,750 came from the local club. The Sanibel influence was prominent: VIP guests received an etched glass token piece by Luc Century, and Island Graphics printed the 54-page program. Conference guests were transported to island restaurants for dinner gatherings on three separate evenings. On the last evening, District Governor Jane Adams installed new area directors, vice directors and district officers for the coming biennium, 2012-14. She also awarded the Governors Cup to the Zonta Club of Naples for outstanding accomplishments during the past year. The runner-up was the Zonta Club of Melbourne. The Zonta Club of Sanibel/Captiva is a service organization of professional women working together to provide hands-on assistance, advocacy and funds to strengthen womens lives on the islands, in Lee County and around the world through Zonta International. For more information, visit www.zontasancap.com. Local leadership for the conference, from left: Nancy Dreher, Carolyn Gray, Karen Pati (Area 6 director), Linda Robison and Susan Scribner (Area 6 vice director) Discussing partnership and advocacy, from left: District 11 Governor Jane Adams, Rosemary Boisvert and Kevin Lewis of SWFAS, and Zontian Phyllis Gresham photos by Gini Jones and Kris Ritts Dr. Jose Leal addressed the audience on the power of shellsFree FISH WorkshopsFISH of Sanibel (Friends In Service Here) will hold the following free workshops in October: Mom and Toddlers Group Open to all islander, Monday, October 3 and 24 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the FISH WalkIn Center. All island moms of children from birth to five years are welcome, either alone or with their children. It is a time for fun, refreshments, learning, and sharing with other moms and their children. This group is sponsored by FISH, Healthy Start of Lee County, and the United Way of Lee County. Medicare, Medicaid and Health Insurance Questions open to all islanders, Monday, October 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. FISH will be sponsoring a SHINE Workshop at the FISH Walk In Center. SHINE is a free program offered by the Department of Elder Affairs in partnership with the local Area Agency on Aging. Jo Marshall, a specially trained SHINE volunteer with over 10 years experience assisting with Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions, will provide education, group question time and time to answer questions on an individual basis. SHINE services are free, unbiased, and confidential. To sign up or to request more information, call Christine at the FISH Walk-In Center at 472-4775. Crime Prevention for the Elderly A Growing Problem, Friday, October 21 from noon to 2:30 p.m. FISH and the Sanibel Center 4 Life will be hosting a workshop for seniors entitled Crime Prevention For The Elderly. The workshop will be held at the Center 4 Life, 2401 Library Way, Sanibel and will provide education and useful information regarding protection from scams and identity theft as well as personal and home safety. Keynote speaker will be Joe Roubicek, economic crimes detective, Broward County States Attorneys Office and author of Financial Abuse of the Elderly: A Detectives Case File of Crimes, which serves as a criminal education tool throughout the country. The Sanibel Police Department and the Lee County Sheriffs Department will have staff presentations related to crime prevention as well. A light lunch will be served at noon prior to the start of the workshop. The lunch and workshop are free of charge and open to all island residents. To sign up for lunch and the workshop or to request more information, call Christine at 472-4775. 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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201110 Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellHere is a quote from a board member of the Blessings in a Backpack (BIB) program of Lee County: In Southwest Florida, its becoming increasingly difficult for parents to feed their children. Inflation, job loss and low wages are very real challenges for many parents. On average, todays minimum wage has 30 percent less purchasing power than it did in the s. In some cases parents work jobs with wages so low they cant afford to buy groceries. We are talking about the necessities of life; food, shelter, and clothing. Shelter is a major problem in this economy. Thrift stores provide a break when it comes to clothing, but food... have you been to the grocery store lately? Food costs are continually going up and money can only be stretched so far. Even food pantries are struggling to keep food on their shelves. Florida ranks fourth in the United States for the number of K-12 students eligible for Federal Food Assistance programs. In Lee County, more than 62 percent of K-12 students participate in those programs, said Scott Fischer, BIB Lee County board chairman. About three years ago, Fischer and a group of friends, including Sanibelians John Nicholson and Craig Albert, got involved with the Blessings in a Backpack program and found an overwhelming need at Tice Elementary School, where 98 percent of the students (around 450) rely on Federal Food Assistance programs. Blessings in a Backpack is designed to feed elementary school children whose families qualify for the federally funded Free/Reduced Price Meal program and have little or no food on the weekends. Better test scores, improved reading skills, positive behavior, improved health and increased attendance have all been attributed to the success of this program. It costs $80 to feed one American schoolchild in the program for an entire 38-week school year. The Blessings in a Backpack program steps up where federal aid stops, by feeding children on the weekend. Every Friday afternoon, children receive backpacks filled with healthy kid-friendly, ready-to-eat items. Students return every Monday morning with an empty backpack, a full stomach, and an eager mind. Test scores, reading skills, positive behavior, general health, and attendance have improved dramatically. This happens when children get the nourishment they need. Rotary guest speaker last week, John Nicolson, board member of Blessings in a Backpack Lee County said, This program has made a world of difference at Tice Elementary and Edgewood Academy, Fort Myers. Tice was one of only three of 25 Title I schools in Lee County to make annual yearly progress under No Child Left Behind legislation last year and the first school adopted by BIB Lee County in 2008. When a student doesnt have to concentrate on what they will have to eat that day, they can concentrate on their studies. Nicholson explained that Lee Countys Blessings in a Backpack program initially focused on helping the neediest schools in the county, but the realization is that there are children with these same needs in all areas of Lee County. We are a school choice county and parents can elect to have their children attend schools near their place of employment. While BIB continues its mission in the neediest of areas, it now also reaches out to identify families and students within many areas of Lee County. Nicholson and Albert are working with The Sanibel School and FISH and are already providing BIB backpacks to students on the islands. They are making an initial three-year commitment within our local community and are hopeful that they will in the future be working with Heights Elementary School. 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. John Nicholson Find us on Island Winds CoiffuresHair Salon for Women & Men 695 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel Promenade 472-2591 H "Let us Pamper You!" P Wb P Wb "Josephine" "Josephine" tnfr tnfr Facial Facial Threading Threading ... ...(tr rf fb) NEW CUSTOMERS ALWAYS WELCOME!Featuring Manicures Pedicures Cuts Color Perms 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 Scholarships For High School Senior WomenPEO Chapter FV of Sanibel invites young women who are currently high school seniors to learn more about PEOs STAR Scholarship. This one-time $2,500 award celebrates students who exhibit exceptional excellence in academics, leadership, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success. They must have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must be planning to pursue post-secondary education next fall following their high school graduation. To receive more information, contact Linda Uhler at 472-3817 or Jaye Boswell at 472-6869. Deadline for applying is October 31. PEO is a philanthropic and educational organization interested in bringing to women increased opportunities for higher education. There are approximately 6,000 local chapters in the United States and Canada with nearly 250,000 active members. Chapter FV was organized on Sanibel in 1983. Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com


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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201112 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 www.orthodox-faith.com 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: The Rev. Thomas E. Nyman November 13, 2011 thru April 15, 2012 Sunday 11 a.m. 1-239-472-1646 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 Rev. Dr. John Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Rev. Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor Sunday worship services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel service, 10 a.m. Full service and clergy information 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 Masses 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Daily 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 www.saintmichaels-sanibel.org 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 ryi139@aol.com. Logos Use Your Noodle NightIts LOGOS Use Your Noodle Night at Sanibel Community Church on Wednesday, October 5 from 3:30 to 7 p.m.. What can you do with a pool noodle and no pool? When you learn, are you using your noodle? What are the best noodles to eat at dinner? All children age three years through 5th grade are invited to come and find out. For more information about the churchs midweek family ministry, call the church at 472-2684. Bat Yam High Holiday ServicesThe Reform Congregation of Bat Yam Temple of the Islands will celebrate the Jewish High Holy Days. All visitors are welcome for the following services: Yom Kippur Eve, Kol Nidre, Friday, October 7, 8 p.m. Yom Kippur Day, Saturday, October 8 Morning service, 10:30 a.m. Meditation, 3 p.m. Yizkor (memorial service), 4 p.m. Neilah (concluding service), 5 p.m. High holiday services will be conducted by Rabbi Selwin Geller, assisted by Music Director Douglas Renfroe. President Dr. Michael Raab and the congregation continue to welcome everyone to regular sabbath services every Friday at 8 p.m. in Fellowship Hall of the Sanibel Congregational Church, 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. For further information call 395-1432. Flood Cleanup And Hygiene KitsSanibel Congregational United Church of Christ invites the local community to join in efforts to help flood victims in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and New England. The congregation is participating in a state-wide effort coordinated by the Florida Conference United Church of Christ to collect needed items and assemble cleanup buckets and hygiene kits. The finished kits will be collected by volunteers driving around the state to specified drop-off points, and then delivered to Church World Service for distributions. The church is accepting donations of items from a list of needed supplies through Saturday, October 8. Contact the church at 472-0497 or log onto sanibelucc.org, click on the link for Committees and Boards on the left hand side, then the link for Mission and Benevolence to find the list of items needed. The church is located at 2050 Periwinkle Way, with office hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. 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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201114 Create Scarecrow, Help Lakes ParkRegistration and sponsorships are still available for the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundations annual Scarecrows in the Park contest. Local businesses, organizations, schools and residents can sign up to create personalized, unique scarecrows and entries will be voted on by celebrity judges and festival attendees to determine the winner. The scarecrows will be on display during the Lakes Park annual Fall Festival and Halloween Extravaganza October 15 to 31 on Mondays through Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m., Fridays from 5-10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. In addition to the scarecrow contest, the festival will include a pumpkin patch, bounce houses, hayrides, the Halloween Express train and more. The proceeds from the festival and the scarecrow entry fees will go to the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation in its efforts to maintain the park. The foundation is currently working to raise funds to build a botanic garden and provide park improvements. More than 10,000 attendees are expected. Competition is fun, but gets serious as local businesses and organizations compete to create the most entertaining and unique scarecrows, says Marsha Asp, chairperson for the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation. Many companies get involved as a fun team-building exercise and create a scarecrow that reflects their organizations mission and goals. The scarecrows are an opportunity for local businesses and groups to promote and market themselves while also helping to improve the beauty and amenities offered at Lakes Park. For more information on the festival, visit www.lakesparkenrichmentfoundation. org/events or call 239-533-7575. Florida Neurology Groups scarecrows Refuge Gets First Dibs On Climate Change ExhibitThe Southeast Regional Office of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service staff thought immediately of Sanibels J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge when deciding where to debut its three new traveling Climate Change interpretive exhibits. One arrived on September 19 to the refuges free Education Center. Its because of our high visitation and our wonderful education center and staff, said Supervisory Refuge Ranger Toni Westland. The exhibit will stay at the refuge through Ding Darling Days and at least until the end of January to help kick off the refuges winter lecture series, which will start on January 20 with an expert lecture on climate change. Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge sponsors the series with support from local businesses. For the complete 2012 schedule, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org. The climate change exhibit displays a map of coastal refuges, including Ding Darling, that are at risk from rising sea levels, loss of wetlands and up to 30 percent of habitat, and flooding and drought due to climate change. A total of 67 of the more than 130 refuges in the Southeast region are threatened. Signs explain different aspects of climate change, including The Climate and Wildlife and You Can Help, the latter advising visitors to recycle, save electricity, plant trees, volunteer at a refuge and learn more about earth and the climate. The childrens component features a video screen that introduces animated characters: a loggerhead turtle, oystercatcher, grain of sand, and lighthouse. When selected, each character talks about how climate change will affect it. continued on page 21 Children try out the new traveling climate change exhibit in the refuge education center Make your reservations today! 1231 Middle Gulf Drive472-4646 Dinner for 2 for $29.95 with a glass of house wine eachChoose any entree from our SUNSET DINNER MENUChoice of: soup or salad comes with potato, veggie, hot baked bread and fresh herb olive oil Available only from 5:00-6:30 pm daily!(Does not include tax or gratuity. Not valid on Holidays) Voted as a Top 5 Best Breakfast in Florida By Southern Living Open 7 am 10 pm 7 Days a Week Breakfast Endless Happy Hour Huge Kids Menu Outside Voted BEST Family Dining We Proudly Serve Now Serving Fresh


15 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011Local Reverend Named ScholarThe Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ recently announced that its senior pastor, the Rev. Dr. John H. Danner, has been named a Guthrie Scholar by Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. The Guthrie Scholars Program is offered by the seminary every year, and is named for Dr. Shirley Guthrie, a former professor of theology at Columbia. The program provides an allexpenses-paid opportunity for clergy to explore topics pertinent to the life and work of the Christian church. This years Guthrie Scholars will be focusing on the meaning of sabbath in contemporary life. Dr. Danners work will focus in particular around the meaning of sabbath for those already in retirement. He will be studying with Wayne Muller, author of Sabbath: Restoring the Sacred Rhythm of Rest. Dr. Danner chose his topic due to the high percentage of retirees living on Sanibel and in attendance at his church. He received his undergraduate degree in philosophy at the University of Maine, his master of divinity from the Bangor (ME) Theological Seminary and his PhD in religious studies from Boston University. He has also studied at the Onondaga Pastoral Counseling center in Syracuse, New York and the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Danner is a Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and was ordained by the United Church of Christ in 1980. He has served as senior pastor at the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ since January, 2010. He and his wife Linda Bradbury-Danner, live on Sanibel and are the parents of three adult children. Rev. Dr. John H. Danner, senior pastor Book ReviewThe Touristby Max FriedersdorfMilo Weavers job is that of a tourist for the CIA an undercover agent with no home, no identity and the authority to kill if necessary as he goes about his black ops assignments around the globe. In his late 30s, Milo is no longer the buff killer he once was after recruitment from a small college campus, but has grown a bit thick around the waist with a layer of flab over his big shoulders. Milo also has an attractive wife and an adopted daughter at home in Brooklyn, where the ex-husband tends to show up regularly when Milos away doing dirty jobs for the CIA. Trying to leave his old life of lies and secrets behind, Milo has settled into a desk job in New York, but the capture of a long-sought assassin and accusations against an old colleague require Milo to once again assume the guise of a tourist for the Company to find out the truth. Milo has many aliases and a pocketful of false passports, as the trail leads to Venice, Geneva, Paris, Berlin, Alabama, New Mexico, Washington, DC, and Disney World. The Tourist, a novel by Olen Steinhauer, has drawn rave reviews in the The New York Times, Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly and Time. The Tourist should be savored now. As rich and intriguing as the best of le Carre, Deighton, or Graham Greene. Steinhauers complex, moving spy novel is perfect for our uncertain, emotionally fraught times. Los Angeles Times. Film rights to The Tourist have been optioned by Warner Brothers for George Clooney. Written in short chapters with non-stop action, the book is impossible to put down. The Tourist, By Olen Steinhauer. Minotauer Books, St. Martins Publishing Group, New York. Paperback, 425 pages, $14.99. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 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 JerrysFoods.com JerrysFoods.com Experience Taste! Experience Taste! $3.99CrystalDrinking Water24 pack Boulder River Baby Back Ribs Ad Effective Sept. 29 Oct. 5 Ad Effective Sept. 29 Oct. 5 Dozen Roses$9.99 Gourds and Mini Pumpkins 89 89 lb 89 89 lbFall Squash Acorn/Butternut Spaghetti $5. $5. 99 99Save $1.00New At Jerrys Hot Off The Press Try One Of OurPanini Sandwiches $ $ 12. 12. 99 99 lb lb


ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201116 Red October Is Just Around The Cornerby Capt. Matt MitchellNear perfect morning high tides last week had the redfish chewing. With the start of Red October just around the corner, redfish fishing will just keep getting better and better until it peaks, usually around the middle of November. Coming across a school of big mature redfish can happen just about anywhere as they make their annual run out of the back country in large schools and out through the passes to spawn. Consistently catching lots of big redfish will be common for this next six weeks or so. Some of the better redfish action was close to home for me last week. Mangrove shorelines and keys from Cork Key south to the mouth of the river were all good places to get hooked up. When fishing under the bushes, a cut pinfish for bait was hard to beat. Not all the redfish for the next six weeks or so are going to be found right up against the red mangrove roots. A few other places I always do well on redfish this time of year are more about the salt and pepper bottom and sand holes than the usual mangrove shoreline fishing. Grass flats around Fishermans Key and Merwin Key in the mouth of the river will be holding some bigger schools. Shallow sandbars are also good places to try. The sandbar that runs around the outside of Wulfert Keys, along with the Jug Creek shoal, always get some bigger schools of redfish on them. Scouting these areas and working out how the fish use them on different stages of the tide can pay off big. Unlike mangrove fishing out on the open grass flats is all about laying your chunk of cut ladyfish or mullet chunk right in the sandy spots. Sitting way off and making long casts with the chunks to what seems to like the middle of nowhere caught lots of reds. When the sun is out, spotting how these sand holes and mottled bottom areas are laid out is easy. When you get to sight-fish a moving school of redfish, the bait simply does not matter. Just pitch out in front of them and hold on. With so many hungry fish its all about competition as they charge the bait. Redfish and Captiva passes both will hold huge amounts of redfish as they make their annual run from the back country to the gulf. The Sanibel Pier will also light up with a big redfish run. The majority of these fish around the passes will be well over the slot of 27 inches and should be handled carefully as they are the breeding stock and the future of our great redfish stocks. Last week I had some family trips where it was all about fast action. We fished feeding fish under birds both bayside and gulfside. Blitzes in the bay were composed of lots of ladyfish along with trout, bluefish, jacks and Spanish mackerel. These schools in the bay also held a few scattered rolling tarpon. Areas north of Chino Island were a great place to keep a rod bent. Gulfside or roughly a mile of so out of Redfish Pass, Captiva Pass or Boca Grande Pass, the birds, baitfish and feeding fish were very active. Larger Spanish mackerel along with bonita, and even a few king mackerel, were easy to locate and catch. With a boatload of clients, this makes for easy fishing, either running and gunning the breaking schools of fish and casting into them with small silver spoons or trolling small lipped plugs through the schools made for multiple hook-ups. With autumn here and the water temperature starting to cool off, fishing is really picking up. The annual bait migration is kicking off slowly, making its way south along the beaches and through the bay with all the predators that follow. These last few weeks, after a long hot summer, the water has really come alive.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. 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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201118 Ding Days To Introduce Refuge Discovery Day: New Ways To Get To Know The Refuge And Its HistoryA lecture by Charles LeBuff, author of the new Images of America: JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, will be one highlight of the inaugural Refuge Discovery Day on Tuesday, October 18, part of the 22nd Annual Ding Darling Days. The lecture, which is open to the public and free, begins at 1 p.m. in the Refuge Education Center Auditorium. Also that day, refuge staff will introduce a part of the refuge most people dont know about its beach side at Perry Tract. At 9 a.m., a refuge ranger will lead a narrated beach walk from Gulfside Park, which lies adjacent to the refuge tract. The beach walk is free, but there is a $2 per hour city parking fee at Gulfside Park. Throughout Discovery Day, visitors can join a narrated Refuge Birding Tour Caravan along Wildlife Drive ($5 per vehicle) plus discounted kayaking tours and sea life cruises from Tarpon Bay Recreation Area. The 22nd annual Ding Darling Days kicks off on Sunday, October 16, with Family Fun Day and closes with Saturdays Conservation Art Day, October 22. Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge sponsors Ding Darling Days with support from Tarpon Bay Explorers, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and other private and business partners. For more information and a full Ding Darling Days schedule, visit www.dingdarlingdays.com, or call 472-1100. Ding Darling Days sponsors include Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grill, Oceans Reach, Times of the Island (TOTI) Media, Sundial Beach & Golf Resort, Baileys General Store, The Cedar Chest Fine Jewelry, Island Sun, Jerrys Foods, Royal Shell, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, Jim and Patty Sprankle, Tween Waters Inn, West Wind Inn, Mike and Terry Baldwin, Art and Susan Cassell, Bank of the Islands, Caloosa Tent & Rentals, Matzaluna the Italian Kitchen, RS Walsh Landscaping-In the Garden, Rotary Club of Sanibel-Captiva, Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis, SanibelSusan Realty Associates, The Clem Werner Family, Barefoot Charleys Painting, Big Red Q Quickprint, Casa Ybel Resort, Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP), Dan Hahn Custom Builders, George & Wendys Corner Grill, Good Wheels, Island Therapy Center, Mast Family Culligan, Over Easy Caf, Panther Printing, Re-Newal Water, Sanibel Art & Frame, She Sells Seashells, Suncatchers Dream, Thistle Lodge Beachfront Restaurant, Traders Caf, Winston and Barbara Spurgeon. Mother Manatee And Calf Return To The Wild After RehabilitationAfter completing a successful rehabilitation at Miami Seaquarium, a mother manatee and her calf were released back into the wild September 21 at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva. Nori, (mother) an 1,100-pound adult manatee, was rescued on July 13, from the waters of North Captiva, where she was found floating and unable to dive, with a broken rib puncturing her lung. Cappi, (female) a calf manatee was found next to her mother at just 48 pounds. Although Cappi did not sustain damage, it is believed that her mother gave birth soon after the boat strike. During the last two years, more than one thousand manatees have died, said Dr. Maya, Miami Seaquariums staff veterinarian. This makes every rescue and release effort that much more important todays pair is truly special for us. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institutes preliminary report, 67 manatee deaths have occurred this year from watercraft accidents alone. G R I L LR A W B A RSEAFOOD IF OUR SEAFOOD WERE ANY FRESHER, WE WOULD BE SERVING IT UNDER WATERSantiva472-5353Sanibel472-6939Bokeelia283-5959Fort Myers476-9000 DAILY HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS 3-6 p.m. and 9:30-midnight $1.50 Domestic Drafts $6 Domestic Pitchers $2 Domestic Bottles $4.50 Glass of House Wine $5 Appetizer SpecialsBEER AND WINE SPECIALS DURING ALL NFL AND COLLEGE GAMES50 Wings during all NFL Games Images of America book by LeBuff Former Refuge Ranger Charles LeBuff wrote the book on Ding Darling history 2499 Periwinkle Way Corner of Tarpon Bay Rd In front of Baileys Grocerywww.facebook.com/CornerGrill FOOTBALL SPECIALS 2011 FOOTBALL SPECIALS 2011ALL GAMES AVAILABLEBears Fan ClubBlue & Orange jello shots at each Bears Touchdown 10 brand new HD TVsFor bar and gameroom only during football games Drink Specials All Day Happy Hour Food Specials 50 Wings $6 Burgers with Fries 1/2 Price Flatbreads and Shrimp apps395-1263Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


19 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011Celebrity Island Dinner To Serve Up Food And Fun For Shell MuseumTickets are still available for the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums Celebrity Island Dinner fundraiser on Monday, October 3 at Traders Store & Cafe located at 1551 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Seating will be offered from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person, and all proceeds will benefit the shell museum. Prominent locals who will serve up dinners and drinks include Craig Albert, Ric Base, Karen Bell, Mark Blust, Terry Igo, Anne Joffe, Richard Johnson, Leoma Lovegrove, Tim Murty, Sandy Stilwell, Mike Valiquette and Bob Walsh. Traders Joe Archambault has designed a delicious menu to be prepared by Mike Patnode, including soup or salad (white gazpacho, crab bisque, Caesar salad); shrimp scampi, Parmesan-encrusted chicken, grilled salmon, or 10 oz. New York strip steak; and Key lime pie. Lily & Co. Jewelry Gallery has donated a raffle prize and there are lots of Chinese auction items. Local favorite Danny Morgan, along with fellow singer/musician John McLane and percussionist Pittsburgh Mike, will perform island tunes, and Bruce Akioka will also provide tropical entertainment for the event. Reservations are required. To register, visit www.shellmuseum.org/events.cfm. For additional information, contact Amanda Stirn at astirn@shellmuseum.org. Celebrity server Craig Albert is banking on good attendance and great tips for the Shell Museums Celebrity Island Dinner on October 3 Just up the road awaits a true, must-do destination: the Old Captiva House, where Americas most romantic sunset meets Captivas top-rated dining in a charming, historic, Gulf-front location complete with live piano. Come, feast your eyes and your appetite. Reservations 239.472.5161 X421 | Public Welcome15951 CAPTIVA DRIVE 239.472.5161 TWEEN-WATERS.COMThe Crows Nest is one special place, every night of the week from food to music to fun. Tuesday Special: Prime Rib,$29.95 (for two!). Wednesday Special: Surf & Turf, $24.95. Friday Special: Fish Fry, $17.95. Sunday Special: Barbeque, $17.95.. Live Music Friday-Saturday: Cornbread Brothers. WHETHER YOU LOOK WEST OR LOOK DOWN, THE VIEW IS EQUALLY SPECTACULAR. NOT ONLY DO WE MAKE EVERY NIGHT SPECIAL. WE MAKE SPECIALS EVERY NIGHT Bird PatrolExperience the beautiful birds of Bunche Beach with a bird patrol guide. Saturday, October 15, at 8 a.m. Meet in the parking lot at Bunche Beach located in South Fort Myers off Summerlin Rd. Drive south of John Morris Road until it deadends (18201 John Morris Road, Fort Myers). Bunche Beach is excellent for both migrant and resident waders and shorebirds working the mudflats at low tide due to the diversity of micro-invertebrates. Also waterfowl, raptors, and warblers. This event is free with parking fee and provided in cooperation with Lee County Parks and Recreation. No registration is necessary. Bring binoculars, sun protection, shoes that can get wet, a bottle of drinking water, your curiosity and love of nature. For more information call 707-3015 or visit www.birdpatrol.org. Royal Tern


ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201120 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 The The NFL Ticket NFL Ticket SPECIALS SPECIALS BEER & WINE BEER & WINE 28 BEERS ON TAP! 28 BEERS ON TAP!Check us out Check us out on facebook on facebook 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 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 10-31-11. World-Renowned Underwater Explorer To Speak In Fort MyersLee Memorial Health System Foundation announced that it will host world renowned underwater explorer and diver Barry Clifford. Clifford is the only person ever to have found a full pirate shipwreck. Cliffords findings have been detailed in prestigious media including The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, The History Channel and National Geographic Channel. Clifford made world headlines in 1984 with his discovery of the pirate shipwreck Whydah wrecked in a storm off Cape Cod, Massachusetts in 1717. Over 200,000 artifacts and treasures from the wreck were in tact and, as of 2011, were still being recovered and brought to the surface. Cliffords findings have been remarkably educational for historians and have changed the way we view pirates, their habits and lifestyle. On Thursday, October 13 at the prestigious Club at Renaissance, Clifford will share his amazing story in support of The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida Capital Campaign. The Club at Renaissance is located at 12901 Renaissance Way in Fort Myers. Clifford will share his tales of discovery in a speech entitled Whydah Expedition The Legacy Left Behind. The evening will include a plated dinner featuring island cuisine, cocktails and silent and live auctions full of trips and treasures. Live auction selections include luxury trips to see Cliffords National Geographic traveling exhibit in Phoenix, Arizona; a trip to Cape Cod, Massachusetts to visit the Expedition Whydah Sea Lab & Learning Center; an escape to Grand Cayman Island and a trip for four to St. Thomas to stay at the Buccaneer Hotel and take a VIP private tour of the Cruzan Rum factory. Silent auction selections include luxury trips to Key West and St. Augustine, fine jewelry, artwork, spa treatments incorporating elements of the sea, and fashion handbags. Lee Memorial Health System Foundation Senior Director of Marketing Jeannie Cummings said, We are incredibly honored to have Mr. Clifford headline this evening on behalf of our Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida Capital Campaign. His appearances are very rare and we are delighted that the Southwest Florida community will have the opportunity to hear his educational and truly remarkable story of Cape Cod childhood lore that came true. Florida has a wonderful and extensive pirate history, so we expect a quickly sold out evening. The event is sponsored in part by Lee Memorial Health System Foundation, The Club at Renaissance, Range Rover/Land Rover of Fort Myers, Brittania Electric and Ruby & Pearls. Norman Love Confections will provide ultra-premium chocolates and confections for each live auction winning bidder. Admission is $150 per person and corporate sponsorships are currently available. Call 343-6950 for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear how pirates really lived. Clifford is one of the worlds best-known undersea explorers and has been involved in underwater archaeological exploration for virtually his entire adult life. Between 1974 and 1984, Clifford organized, directed and conducted dive-related work such as underwater construction, oil-spill control, contract sea-rescue and salvage operations, including the MV Islander ferry in 1980. He also used historical research, remote-sensing techniques, and underwater surveys to locate numerous shipwrecks off Cape Cod, as well as at Hellgate in New Yorks East River, the Indian Ocean, and a number of locations in the Caribbean. After several years of exhaustive research and exploration, Clifford made world headlines in 1984 with his discovery of the pirate shipwreck Whydah wrecked in a storm off Cape Cod in 1717. The Whydah is the only solidly-identified pirate shipwreck ever discovered, and, as of 2011, artifacts from the wreck site are still being archaeologically excavated during Cape Cods brief dive seasons. With over 200,000 artifacts recovered, the project has completely revised the worlds understanding of pirates, shedding new light on a lost age (The New York Times March 11, 1997). The Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources, and other state and federal agencies, have lauded the Whydah Project as a model for private archaeology, and the project has been covered in National Geographic Magazine and National Geographic Television as part of a National Geographic Special Event. Recovery operations are conducted with his 75 vessel Vast Explorer. With his background as a teacher, Clifford has always emphasized the educational aspects of his work. In 1990, he established a five-year visiting exhibition of Whydah artifacts at The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum. In 1996, he established Exhibition Whydah Sea-Lab & Learning Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. This museum has proved to be a unique showcase for what underwater exploration can accomplish through careful historical and scientific research. It was the only maritime museum featured by The New York Times in its 2002 special Museums of America section. Artifacts from The Whydah Collection have also been featured as traveling exhibits at such venues as The City Arts Center in Edinburgh Scotland (1995-1996), Explorers Hall of The National Geographic Society in Washington DC (1999-2000), The Ubersee Museum in Bremen, Germany (1999-2000), and The Statehouse Museum in Boston, Massachusetts (2000-2001). In 2007, a selection of artifacts from the Whydah collection began a major nationwide traveling exhibition, entitled Real Pirates under the auspices of The Nationalcontinued on page 30


21 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 Plant SmartAir Potatoby Gerri ReavesAir potatos (Dioscorea bulbifera) name doesnt begin to capture its threatening nature. If you ever see a vine with light brown smooth potatoes hanging from it, youve seen one of the most invasive and ecologically damaging plants in South Florida. Also called air yam, this plants record reads like an FBI rap sheet. The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) recommends that air potato be removed from public and private properties to help protect the states natural areas. Furthermore, the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council lists the plant as one of Floridas most invasive plant species, earning it category-1 status. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services added it to the Florida Noxious Weed List in 1999. Take note, homeowners: plants on the Florida Noxious Weed List may not be introduced, possessed, moved, or released without a permit. In the opinion of scientists and laypeople alike, this climber is as harmful as the infamous kudzu. Native to tropical Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, this vine develops stems of 70 feet or more. It invades a wide variety of habitats, including pinelands and hammocks, where it excels at climbing trees and smothering and killing them. Eye-catching spherical tubers, or potatoes, form in the leaf axils. The long broad heart-shaped leaves look pleated, so it is easy to understand why it was once valued as a fast-growing ornamental. The pale green flowers appear in panicles or spikes about four inches long that seem to dangle from the vine. The seeds are partially winged. Air potato has a long history in this hemisphere, for it was introduced from Africa to the Americas during the years of slave trading. It is documented to have arrived in Florida in 1905. Fortunately, the stems will die back during the colder months. However, the aerial tubers store the seeds to wreak later havoc. And, to make dispersal even more difficult to prevent, the underground tubers can float. Eliminating this scourge is a daunting ongoing process. Homeand business-owners can help by eradicating it from their properties. Sources: fleppc.org and edis.ifas.ufl.edu. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create a low-maintenance, drought-tolerant, hurricaneand pest-resistant South Florida landscape. This native pine tree is being engulfed by the highly invasive air potato vine photos by Gerri Reaves Dont even think about making French fries with these air potatoes, which are dangerous to ingest Often overlooked by landscapers, the thriving air potato threatens native plants by eventually smothering them RESERVATIONS ANDDIRECTIONS:239482-6765EXT.117650 SANCARLOSBLVD. Fort Myers Beachwww.SandyButler.com At The Sandy Butler, gourmet is VISITTHESANDYBUTLERforaTASTEOFGOURMETTODAY OURMET Experience BringthiscouponandreceiveISRW8/1110%OFFOfferexpires9/31/2011.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! 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 OvereasyCafeSanibel.com 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 OvereasyCafeSanibel.comFrom page 14Climate Change ExhibitThe kids really get it when they watch the videos, said Westland. They like the characters and they understand the consequences. We want everyone to become informed about the future impact of climate change and what they can do to help. As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, DDWS works to support J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuges mission of conservation, wildlife and habitat protection, research, and public education through charitable donations and Refuge Nature Shop proceeds.


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23 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Nature Center To Open In 2012Members of The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will receive invitations for special sneak preview events during November and December to see work in progress at the new nature center. The planned opening for the nature center is early 2012. Access to various activities and features will be phased in throughout 2012, leading up to a grand re-opening tentatively scheduled for November, 2012. Conservancy members will also be receiving information and will have first access to registering for Winter Camp, which offers three days of eco-adventures for aspiring naturalists in grades 2 to 5: The dates are December 26, 27 and 28. For more information about Winter Camp registration and the status of the nature center opening date and hours of operation, check back often to www.conservancy. org. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida and Nature Center is located at 1450 Merrihue Drive, off Goodlette-Frank Road at 14th Avenue North, Naples. An Inside Look At Wildlife Recovery The CROW Picture Show offers an insiders look at why critters come to CROW, and features photos of the wild animals who wind up there. Last year, CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife), Southwest Floridas only wildlife hospital, cared for 4,111 sick, injured, and orphaned animals. Of the more than 200 different species, 54 percent were birds, 38 percent mammals, and eight percent reptiles/amphibians/ invertebrates. Due to restrictions imposed by governmental agencies, CROW cannot allow visitors to view patients in person. But in this 30-minute presentation visitors can see photos of current and past patients, with commentary by Claudia Burns, a veteran clinic volunteer. The CROW Picture Show is presented each Friday at 11 a.m. in the CROW Healing Winds Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission for adults is $5, teens, $3, and free for members and children 12 and under. Admission includes the presentation, plus the opportunity to explore CROWs hands-on educational facility and become familiar with its efforts to save wildlife through compassion, care and education. For more information, call 472-3644, ext. 231. To learn more about CROW, visit www.crowclinic.org. A view of the new Christopher B. Smith Preserve at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center photo by Dennis Goodman Baby turtles Mallard ducklings Photos courtesy of CROW 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 Home of the world famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand DollarMade fresh everyday RIGHT IN OUR STORE from the finest and freshest ingredients 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 ~ Turn LEFT AT THE CAUSEWAY to our Little GREEN Shop on the CornerNear the Lighthouse 239-472-6566 Open Daily 9am 9pm 239-472-6566 Open Daily 9am 9pm www.pinocchiosicecream.com www.pinocchiosicecream.com Original Italian Ice Cream Original Italian Ice Cream National Geographic Top 10 Best Ice Creams in Gulf Coast America 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Best of the Islands Best Ice Cream Trip Advisor Recommended 2010 and 2011 Talk of the Town SW Floridas Coolest Scoop Open 9am Open 9am for Breakfast. for Breakfast. Try Our Try Our Brioche al Gelato, Brioche al Gelato, Coffees, Pastry & Coffees, Pastry & Newspaper Newspaper Introducing Introducing Pinocchios Pinocchios Newest Flavor: Newest Flavor: FRESH FIG FRESH FIG GELATO GELATO


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25 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 CROW Case Of The Week: Coopers Hawkby Emilie AlfinoPeople go to hospitals to get well, but birds of prey are more likely to get hurt there than helped. On August 5, a Coopers hawk was found in the parking lot of Cape Coral Hospital. He came to CROW with absolutely no history, as is often the case. Coopers hawks are very high-stress patients; you have to be very cautious handling them because they can injure themselves or even die from the stress, said Dr. Jess Brugler. We have special hoods we can put over them so they cant see, and it helps them calm down. The hawk was slightly thin but otherwise in pretty good shape except for his left wing where the equivalent of a persons forearm is located. I noticed some swelling, Dr. Jess said. He just wasnt using the wing quite right. An X-ray was taken and showed he had a fracture of his radius. The best news is that it was a very short fracture and the bone was still in very good alignment, with his bones right next to each other, Dr. Jess explained. Thats probably why the swelling wasnt worse than it was. It also was a closed fracture, meaning the skin wasnt broken. In factures like this, even in humans, the other forearm bone, the ulna, serves as a kind of internal splint, Dr. Jess explained. With most fractures like this, we would put a bandage on his wing to keep him from flapping that wing, but we decided not to do that with him, the doctor said. He was put in a quiet cage and left alone. We kept the ICU lights out to keep it dark in there. You could say we put him on cage rest. Three days later, staff rechecked him to see how the swelling was and gave him an injection of calcium. A lot of calcium is used to heal bones and Dr. Jess didnt want the hawks other bones to get brittle as a result. On August 22, his cage had to be cleaned, so he was taken out. He had been eating really well and was fairly quiet. It gave Dr. Jess a chance to palpate the fracture area, and she could feel that his bone was starting to heal but remained a little bit unstable. I wanted to leave him alone for a few more days, Dr. Jess said. A week later, another calcium injection was administered, just to be safe. More X-rays were taken and the bone appeared to be worse but looks can be deceiving. Its actually just new bone being formed around the fracture and that can make it appear to be swollen or misaligned. It was healing really well and it was very stable, said Dr. Jess. That course of treatment continued for about another week and then the hawk was moved outside to a small flight cage so he could practice flying. He was only there for a few days when he started getting showing stress, as he was bumping into walls because he wanted to keep flying. We wanted to get him back home to Cape Coral as soon as possible, but not to the hospital parking lot, said Dr. Jess. The Coopers hawk was released on September 2 in a wooded area in Cape Coral as close to his home territory as possible. This case is a really good example of how we can keep these birds calm and quiet and they can heal amazingly well on their own, Dr. Jess concluded. These guys are just fantastic in their ability to heal. CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.) is a nonprofit wildlife hospital providing veterinary care for native and migratory wildlife from the Gulf Coast of Florida. The hospital accepts patients seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mail donations to PO Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957. Call 472-3644 or visit www.crowclinic.org. A Coopers hawk in flight After: On August 28, the fracture was healing well Before: It was lucky the bones stayed in good alignment when fractured 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 www.muckyduck.com 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...


ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201126 E E njoy Beachfront Casual Dining Located inside the Historic Island Inn 3111 W. Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Andrea is back! The best view on Sanibel! Enjoy our full bar and lounge! Call for reservations (239) 472-4559 or visit www.TraditionsOnTheBeach.com Back by Popular Demand, Prime Rib Special & Prime Jazz I talian & Mediterranean Cuisine F ull Restaurant, Bar, and Lounge Will be featured on Wednesday, October 5th! Paul Ventura and Andrea, with Father Al & the Jazz Congregation Paul Ventura, Mr. Swing A full night of Jazz with Father Al & the Jazz Congregation and featuring Paul Ventura, aka Mr. Swing Make your reservations today! Naples Winter Wine FestivalTwenty-nine of the most revered names in the world of wine will arrive in Naples January 27 to 29 for the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival. This years theme is Believe in the Magic There are nine vintners making their festival debut this year including GAJA, one of Italys greatest Barbaresco and Barolo producers, Dana Estates from Rutherford, which received a perfect 100-point score from wine critic Robert Parker Jr. for its 2007 Lotus Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, and Domaine Bouchard Pre & Fils from Burgundy, who according to the New York Times has experienced a stunning revitalization since it was purchased by Joseph Henriot in the mid-1990s. Also new to the festival is Korta Katarina from Croatia, owned by Naples Children & Education Foundation Trustees Penny and Lee Anderson, who will generously pour their wines as one of the vintners at the luncheon following the Meet the Kids Day event. Vintners for the 2012 festival come from four continents and seven countries. Domestic producers will represent 59 percent of participating vintners, with an impressive 41 percent coming from as far as Australia, Argentina and Europe. We are thrilled to have good friends from California and Oregon who have been extremely generous over the years and are returning to participate, said Bob Clifford, festival co-chair and trustee of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, which founded the festival in 2001. We are also very excited to share the table with an extensive array of internationally renowned producers participating in this years event, adds co-chair Joan Clifford. Each year our call for NCEFs childrens causes gets just a little bit louder, and our event gets just a little bit more magical in our efforts to help children in need. The 2012 Honored Vintner is HRH Prince Robert of Luxembourg, president of Chteau Haut-Brion and Chteau La Mission Haut-Brion. Prince Robert is the greatgrandson of Clarence Dillon, who bought Chteau Haut-Brion in 1935. His family acquired Chteau La Mission Haut-Brion, in 1983. Chteau Haut-Brion is one of only five of several thousand makers of Bordeaux to produce Bordeaux wines classified as Premier Grand Cru. In 2009, Chteau La Mission Haut-Brion was considered as a potential First Growth by the Liv-ex Bordeaux Classification. Combined, the two chteauxs have received 12 perfect 100-point scores from top critics. A generous supporter of NCEF, the prince participated in the 2004 and 2010 festivals. He is among 29 world-famous vintners who will personally pour their special wines during the festival. Festival ticket packages are $8,500 per couple; $20,000 for reserved seating at the same vintner dinner for two couples. For a schedule of 2012 festivities and more information visit www.napleswinefestival.com or call 888-837-4919. Prince Robert of Luxembourg Symphony Opening GalaThe Southwest Florida Symphony Society is celebrating the opening of the Southwest Florida Symphonys 51st season, Passion and Discovery, with its annual party on Saturday, November 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Judd Pavilion of Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. Following the party, the curtain rises at 8 p.m. to launch the first concert of the season. The convivial event will feature exquisite auction baskets/items and a wine pull. Fox 4 TV will provide a celebrity emcee, and all guests will be treated to hearty hors doeuvres, sweets, select wines, and sparkling cider. Tickets for the party are $30 or a special package (including party and concert ticket) may be purchased for $60. All proceeds benefit the Southwest Florida Symphony. Make reservations by October 29 by calling 995-1261. Top Ten Books On The Island1. Help, by Kathryn Stockett 2. Happiness Project, by Gretchen Ruben 3. Calebs Crossing, by Geraldine Brooks 4. Major Pettigrews Last Stand, by Helen Simonson 5. Pao, by Kerry Young 6. Along the Caloosahatchee, by Amy Bennett Williams 7. Unlikely Friendships, by Jennifer Holland 8. Secret Daughter, by Shilpi Somaya Gowda 9. Swamplandia, by Karen Russel 10. Burnt Mountain, by Anne Rivers Siddons Courtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop.


ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201130 Dr. Mark W. Hullstrung House Calls for Dogs and Cats By Appointment: (239) 244-1401 Gelato says, My Dad takes good care of me.Let him care for your pets in the comfort of your home. ANNOUNCING CONCIERGE VETERINARY SERVICES FOR SANIBEL, CAPTIVA & FORT MYERS BYE GOLD. HELLO MONEY. 520 TARPON BAY ROAD (ACROSS FROM BAILEYS) SANIBEL, FL 33957 239-472-2888 LILYJEWELERS.COM Team Lily offers the highest return on gold, platinum, silver, loose diamonds, colored gem stones, estate jewelry, coins, silverware and Rolex watches! Always private and secure, we never re-sell your precious memories. We treat you and your items with the integrity and honesty you have come to expect from Lily & Co. Call Dan at 239.472.2888 to arrange a consultation. Author Series At The Sanibel LibraryThe Sanibel Public Library announces the schedule for this seasons Author Series: Nancy Taylor Rosenberg, Thursday, December 8. Rosenberg is a New York Times bestselling author of 14 novels including the critically acclaimed Mititwogating Circumstances, Interest of Justice, Abuse of Power, and Sullivans Law. Her newest book is My Lost Daughter. Jennifer Egan, Thursday, January 19. Egan is the winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her newest novel, A Visit From the Goon Squad. The novel also won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction. She is also the author of The Invisible Circus, a novel which became a feature film starting Cameron Diaz in 2001. Look at Me was a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction in 2001. Other writings include Emerald City and Other Stories and The Keep, which was a national bestseller. Paul Theroux, Monday, January 30. Therou is a novelist, essayist and travel writer whom many critics have deemed irascible and grumpy. This travel-savvy author defends himself by claiming that his works are ironic, sarcastic, humorous, honest and that really, he is a pretty good-tempered person. He is the author of more than a dozen nonfiction works and more than 40 novels and short stories. Among his award winning titles are Picture Palace which won the Whitbread Award and The Mosquito Coast, winner of the James Tait Black Award. The latter title and Half Moon Street were made into films. Dennis Lehane, Thursday, March 1. Lehane is the author of nine novels, including the New York Times bestsellers Gone, Baby, Gone; Mystic River; Shutter Island; and The Given Day as well as Coronado, a collection of short stories and a play. Both Mystic River and Gone, Baby, Gone, were adapted into an Academy Awardnominated films. His novel Shutter Island was adapted into a film by Martin Scorsese in 2010. Lehne is a graduate of Boston College High School, Eckerd College (where he found his passion for writing), and the graduate program in creative writing at Florida International University in Miami. He earned an Edgar Award and a Writers Guild of America Award for his work on the television series, The Wire. Lehane occasionally makes guest appearances as himself in the ABC comedy/drama TV series Castle. Along with Stephen J. Cannell, James Patterson, and Michael Connelly, he is one of Castles poker buddies. Tickets for the Author Series are available at no charge to Sanibel Public Library cardholders on a first come, first-served basis; one card per person, two tickets per card. Patrons may receive a maximum of two tickets per person. Make sure your library card is current; or, make sure you get a library card before ticket distribution. Call the library at 472-2483 for information. Buy Shrek The Musical Tickets At Reduced Rate At Recreation CenterDiscounted tickets for Shrek the Musical at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on December 4 at 1 p.m. are on sale at the Sanibel Recreation Center The reduced rate is $50.95 ($12 off regular ticket price). Ticket sales end October 31. The musical, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyones favorite ogre to life on stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre not a handsome prince shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who wont shut up, a villain with a short temper, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and youve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, theres one on hand and his name is Shrek. Shrek the Musical is part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone. For more information contact the Sanibel Recreation Center at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road, phone 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. From page 20Barry CliffordGeographic Society, Arts & Exhibitions International and Historic Shipwrecks, Inc. This exhibit has received rave reviews, and has proven extraordinarily popular at venues including The Museum Center in Cincinnati, The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, The Field Museum in Chicago, Nauticus at Norfolk, Virginia, St. Louis, Houston, and Denver. Rosenberg Egan Theroux Lehane


31 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011Book SigningFor 22 years, longtime Charlotte County resident Linda Salisbury delighted readers with her weekly humor column. The best of that material has been collected and published by Tabby House in a new book titled But You Dont Look Funny. Salisbury will sign and talk about her books from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, October 1, at Suncatchers Dream, 630 Tarpon Bay, next to the Over Easy Caf on Sanibel. Salisbury and her husband own timeshare at the Caribe Beach Resort and have spent untold hours and weeks on the island, enjoying its shops, restaurants and beaches. Through the years, Salisburys adventures and (mis)adventures while vacationing on Sanibel with her husband and/or family made for humorous fodder for her musings, along with many other topics. She is also the author of the Bailey Fish Adventure series, which has many Sanibel references and features the alphabet cone shell in Book 8. The new book covers a wide-range of favorite topics: clutter, fruitcake, mad cat disease, cooking mishaps, grits, red lights, marriage, dieting and kids. She writes of a Sanibel Thanksgiving vacation with family in timeshare units, What was provided by the management for the week on the beach should have been adequate, but there were major problems. There were lots of us and all the towels at the resort were the same color: beige. Lovely, sand-colored beige. You can imagine the subsequent mixup! Salisbury describes her dog as having teeth that included wires that he used to break chains. His paws had glass cutters to remove jalousie panes. He is a cross between a terrier and a Swiss Army knife. A frequent topic was Man in My Life, who suffered from delusions of neatness and had personal encounters with the Red Light Fairy, who saw him coming on U.S. 41 and waved her wand at the traffic signals. And then there is, Timeshares should throw in the towel. Her Bailey Fish Adventure series includes eight books, and she wrote Mudd Saves the Earth, a humorous environmental book also for ages eight to 12. Many of her books have won awards and honors. Anyone wishing to reserve autographed copies may contact Suncatchers Dream at 472-7860. Free Seminar On Self-PublishingJim and Linda Salisbury, founders of Tabby House and authors of Smart Self-Publishing: An authors guide to producing a marketable book, third edition, are offering a free seminar on self-publishing. The seminar will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, October 4 at the Island Book Nook, 2330 Palm Ridge Road. Seminar topics include various ways of getting published; the reality of national distribution; the importance of knowing your market; doing the book right; using book style; credentials (copyright, barcode, ISBNs); typesetting and cover design considerations, uploading to Kindle and Nook, and advantages and disadvantages of new printing options, such as digital printing, which allows authors to have a quality book in hard or soft-cover in small quantities. Digital printing is a popular method of printing for poets, people compiling family or local histories, or authors wishing to test the market before investing in a larger press run. The public is invited to ask questions. As book producers, Tabby House, formerly of Charlotte County and now located in Virginia, has worked with authors all over the country and Southwest Florida in the last two decades to produce their memoirs, family histories, novels, and poetry as quality books in desired quantities. Customers also select the type of cover, such as softcover, or hardcover with a jacket. Tabby House editors work closely with authors on the editing and setup of the books to make sure that all aspects are totally satisfactory before the books go to press. The Salisburys have presented numerous seminars and workshops on selfpublishing for bookstores and writers groups. They have produced more than 300 books for authors and independent presses. Jim Salisbury is former president of the Florida Publishers Association and with Linda is co-author of The Breezy Guide to Charlotte County, Florida. Linda is also author a new collection of humor titled, But You Dont Look Funny, and the eight-book Bailey Fish Adventure series. Her series for middlegrade readers has garnered national awards and honors. For information about the program or to reserve a seat (please bring a chair with you) and order your autographed copy of Smart Self-Publishing contact the Island Book Nook at 472-6777. 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Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201132 My Stars FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 3, 2011ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Cosmic changes create a potential for disruptions in your travel plans. In the meantime, you might want to consider shifting your focus to another area of your life that needs attention. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Its a good time for beauty-loving Bovines to enjoy something special for the senses. It will restore your spirit and return you to the workaday world ready for the next challenge. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) With your planetary ruler, Mercury, going retrograde, you might want to slow down the pace in pursuing some of your projects. Rushing things could be counterproductive. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Tensions begin to ease in those once-testy relationships. This helps create a more positive aspect all around. Expect to hear news that could lead you to rethink a recent decision. LEO (July 23 to August 22) The pace of activity that had slowed last week now begins to pick up. This is good news for Leos and Leonas who have career-building plans that need to be put into operation. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Venus offers encouragement to romance-seeking Virgos who are ready to get up, get out and meet more people, one of whom could be that long-sought soul mate. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) An ongoing problem with a co-worker might need to be sent to arbitration. Get all your facts together so that you have a solid base from which to make your argument. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) You are usually decisive about most matters. But you might want to defer your decisionmaking this week until you get more facts. Someone is holding out on you. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) That quiet period is ending, and a new burst of activity creates some problems at the workplace. But things are soon resolved, and everything goes back to normal. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Relationships could be either helpful or hurtful as you pursue your career goals. You might have to make some difficult choices depending on what your priorities are. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) You might still have some doubts about a career move that could involve a lot of travel. If so, continue to check things out until you feel secure about making a decision. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Love rules, as Venus continues to exercise her cosmic influence on both single and attached Pisces. New developments might cause you to change your travel plans. BORN THIS WEEK: You often think of others before you consider your own needs. You enjoy helping people and would make a fine teacher or caregiver. On Oct. 9, 1635, religious dissident Roger Williams is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony by the General Court after speaking out against the right of civil authorities to punish religious dissension. Williams established a settlement called Providence in Rhode Island, open to those seeking freedom of conscience. On Oct. 6, 1866, in Indiana, the Reno Gang carries out the first robbery of a moving train, making off with $10,000. This new method of sticking up moving trains in remote locations low on law enforcement soon became popular in the American West. On Oct. 3, 1917, the U.S. Congress passes the War Revenue Act, increasing income taxes to raise money for the war effort. A graduated tax system was introduced, with rates starting at 1 percent and rising to 7 percent for taxpayers with income above $500,000. On Oct. 4, 1927, sculpting begins on the granite images of presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Jeffersons image was originally fashioned to the right of Washington. Within two years, the face was badly cracked and workers blasted the sculpture off the mountain. Sculpting began again with Jefferson on the left side of Washington. On Oct. 5, 1947, President Harry Truman makes the first televised presidential address, asking Americans to cut back on food to help starving Europeans. He requested that the public voluntarily forgo meat on Tuesdays, eggs and poultry on Thursdays and to save a slice of bread each day. On Oct. 7, 1960, the first episode of the one-hour television drama Route 66 airs. The show followed two young men, Buz Murdock and Tod Stiles, as they drove across the country in a Corvette convertible, doing odd jobs and looking for adventure. On Oct. 8, 1970, the best-known living Russian writer, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, wins the Nobel Prize for literature. The Soviet government demonstrated its displeasure by preventing him from personally accepting the award. Solzhenitsyns works had to be secreted out of Russia in order to be published. It was noted American wit Groucho Marx who made the following sage observation: Theres one way to find out if a man is honest -ask him. If he says Yes, you know he is a crook. When the city of Los Angeles was founded, it was given the name El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora de los Angeles de Porciuncula, which translates to The Town of Our Lady of the Angels of Porciuncula. Back then, in 1781, there were just 52 settlerscontinued on page 33 THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE


33 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 From page 32Strange But Trueto start what is now the second most populous city in the country. When speaking of dead languages, Latin is the one that probably comes to mind most often. Its not quite dead, though; its the official language of Vatican City. Those who keep track of such things say that a professional ballet dancer goes through about 130 pairs of toe shoes in a single year. The yo-yo became popular in the United States after it was marketed by Donald F. Duncan Sr., a businessman from Chicago, but he didnt invent the toy. In 1928, Duncan was on a business trip to San Francisco when he saw Philippine immigrant Pedro Flores, who had gotten financing to manufacture the yoyos and had trademarked the name, demonstrating how to use the toy. Duncan realized that the toy had the potential to be a huge success, so he paid Flores $5,000 for all the rights. Incidentally, the name yo-yo means come-come in the native language of the Philippines. If youre like the average American, showers account for nearly one-third of your home water use. Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae. -Kurt Vonnegut Jr. THOUGHT FOR THE DAYPoetic Voicesselected by Don BrownOn Golden Pondby Raymond BuckA handsome lake not a measly pond such classic blue surrounded by lofty white pine green my daughter sits at the end of her dock looking across her waters past the great green island to the towering heights of Osceola and Tecumseh mountains in the distance to a red shore-side home and adjacent boat house where (it is said locally) the film On Golden Pond was shot on location with Katherine Hepburn and Henry Fonda actors aged and seasoned enough for a lake aged and seasoned diminished by calling it a pond my daughter with toes in the lake thinks more about canvasbacks seven of them diving popping out recalling loon calls of the night savoring the caress of mountain waters gift of the heavy snows of winter thinking about the son who has left the serenity of waters blue green where the day before he sat in sun with his guitar practicing for gigs in the music venues of London under siege by unhappy youth far from the pleasures of a pond not golden except for locals who find their gold in tourism. 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35 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 Lexington Cares Hosts 5K RaceLexington Country Club will be the host again this year on Saturday, October 8 for Lexington Cares, a 5k Run/Walk on the golf course at 16257 Willowcrest Way, Fort Myers. The event will take place rain or shine. It begins and ends at the clubhouse and finishes with awards and a pancake breakfast. There will also be a chance drawing for a Coach purse. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m.; the race begins at 7:30 a.m. Entry fee is $25 in advance or $30 the day of the race. Participants may register online at www.fortmyerstrackclub.com or by calling 437-0404. Net proceeds will benefit the Breast Health Center at Lee Memorial Health Systems Regional Cancer Center. Lee Memorial Health System Foundation raises philanthropic dollars on behalf of Lee Memorial Health System including Cape Coral Hospital, Gulf Coast Medical Center, HealthPark Medical Center and Lee Memorial Hospital. Renaissance Hosts 5K Run The Club at Renaissance, part of The Worthington Group, will host its first ever 5k (3.1-mile) Run/ Walk on Sunday, October 23, on the golf course. The event will take participants through the inspiring 18-hole championship golf course designed by world famous architect Arthur Hills. The 5K will give the participants a rare glimpse of the exclusive and very private golf community. The event will benefit The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, contributing to the ongoing effort of the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation to construct the new Childrens Hospital adjacent to Health Park Medical Center. The new nearly 400,000-square-foot facility will house 148 beds/suites. It will consolidate all medical and ancillary specialty services required to help the most critically ill or injured children and their families. The Childrens Hospital is the only local institution certified by NACHRI (National Association of Childrens Hospitals and Related Institutions) to treat children with critical illnesses and catastrophic injuries. It will enable parents and families to be close to home during the most challenging times. Renaissance is located off Daniels Parkway in Fort Myers just west of I-75. On the day of the race, parking and registration will be at the clubhouse between 6:30 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. The race will start at 7:30 a.m., and the first 250 participants receive T-shirts as a memento. At the end of the race, there will be refreshments and an awards ceremony. For more information call 561-4170. The race application and course map is available at http://www.3dracinginc. com/Renaissance/2011_ Renaissance_5K_Application.pdf. 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! New ListingGREAT VIEW! This might be the best lot in the gated Calusa Palms development. Home overlooks the wide part of the lake with a majestic fountain. This Sago Model is a 3br, 2ba open oor plan w/attached 2 car garage, an open back porch overlooking the lake with sliding doors off the master bedroom and living room. Room to add a private pool. Granite countertops in kitchen and marble vanity tops in both bathrooms, matching cabinetry in kitchen and bathrooms are a few of the upgrades that make this a fantastic opportunity. Low HOA fees include cable in this very well maintained South Ft. Myers community making this the home you dont want to miss out on. Offered for $229,900 Contact Bob Berning 239/699-9597 or Ken Colter 239/851-1357. Crown ColonyFantastic Lake Views in the prestigious Crown Colony Golf & Country Club. This 2 bedroom/2 bath Heron model has so many options, the best may be the greatly expanded pool and deck area with a commanding long view of the lake with a sunset view. Location is always important, and this house really delivers. More options include stainless kitchen, custom coffered ceiling treatments, custom fans, built-in wood cabinets for the of ce/3rd bedroom, built in custom entertainment center in living room with large screen HDTV, satellite dish and built-in surround audio system that stays. The very large pool with spa has both solar and electric heater. Electric shutters at front and rear entries Price Reduced to $398,000. Contact Larry Hahn 239/898-8789 Jonathan Harbour 17045 Marina Cove LaneBeautiful remodeled contemporary home with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Exceptional water views from every room. Includes private dock. Offered for $1,900,000. Contact Ralph or Cathy Galietti 239.826-5897 or Nancy Finch 239/822-7825 The Oakes at Whiskey Creek2-4 Bedroom condos priced from $114,000. NEW NEVER LIVED IN condos with garage. All the upgradescabinets, granite, stainless steel appliances and all fresh paint. Great Central Location.minutes to shopping, close to the airport and beaches. Make your appointment today easy to show. Contact Diane Jayne 239-297-2349 or Bill Bolt 239/470-8307 Colonial ShoresAre you looking for a home in one of south Fort Myers most popular communities? Are you looking for a home that is in absolute pristine condition? Look no more. This 3BR, 2BA plus den is so well maintained you would think that its brand new. Nice neutral colors with upgraded tile layed on the diagonal. Kitchen has raised panel cabinets & corian counters. Colonial Shores is a gated, newer community with an outstanding location off the Iona corridor-close to Sanibel Island, Fort Myers Bch, Bunche Bch, Tanger Outlet Mall, restaurants & all that this area has to offer. HOA fees include lawn care (cut & trim), lawn fertilization, exterior pest control AND water for irrigation AND basic Cable. Offered for $289,000. Contact Nancy Finch 239/8227825 Exceptional Home on Almost 1 Acre!Words truly cant describe this extraordinary home/location, but Better Homes & Gardens de nitely comes to mind. This 4 BR (could be 5 or 6), 4 1/2 bath home has too many new upgrades to mention all. New kitchen Thermidor frig, Wolf stove, Miele DW, custom cabs/granite counters. 1st oor master has new Master Bath Custom Vanities, Kohler Jacuzzi, walk-in Rain Shower, closet built-ins. 3 new A/Cs New Roof Many new Hurr. rated windows. Custom wood and marble oors, Spanish tile. The yard is big (almost an acre) and beautiful! The back is completely fenced, and the property extends approx 20-30 beyond the back fence and was left natural for a very private setting. Perfect for play area, outdoor activities, or just enjoying nature. Garage has extra storage rm/workshop. Pinehurst is a great community, all larger homesites, tucked off of the popular Daniels Rd. corridor convenient to shops, restaurants, hospital/medical, SWFL Reg Airport, Twins training stadium. Offered for $699,000. Contact Nancy Finch at 239/822-7825. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Join The Ladies Tennis TeamBeachview Tennis Club is looking for a few more players for the Ladies 3.5 team, starting mid-October. This is a USTA league. Membership is required. League play will be Thursday afternoons and/or Saturday mornings. Join the club, have some fun. Call Mitch for details, 4729099.


ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201136 Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference Sign-Ups Under Way For Co-Ed Softball LeagueJoin your friends and neighbors in the Fall Sanibel Adult Co-ed Softball League. Games will be played at the Sanibel Ball Fields on Wednesday nights. The league will start on October 12. Teams need to be registered no later than October 3. T-Shirts and team trophies will be awarded to top teams. The fee is only $495 per team. For more information, or if you are looking for a team, contact Trish Phillips at the Sanibel Recreation Center, 4720345. SPORTS QUIZ1. When was the last time before 2010 that no Los Angeles baseball team was in the major-league playoffs? 2. Three Seattle Mariners stole at least 25 bases each during the 2010 season. When was the last time the Mariners accomplished such a feat? 3. Name the last NFL expansion franchise before the Houston Texas in 2002 to win its inaugural regular-season game. 4. How many times has a University of Kentucky Wildcat basketball player been the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft? 5. In the 2010-11 season, Teemu Selanne tallied 80 points, the third-highest total for a player 40 or older in NHL history. Who had the top two totals? 6. Who was the rst NASCAR driver other than Richard Petty to win the Daytona 500 more than once? 7. Name the last left-handed tennis player before Petra Kvitova in 2011 to win the Wimbledon womens singles title.1. It was 2003. 2. It was 2001 (Ichiro Suzuki, 56; Mark McLemore, 39; Mike Cameron, 34) 3. The Minnesota Vikings, in 1961. 4. Once -John Wall in 2010. 5. Gordie Howe (103 points in 1968-69) and Johnny Bucyk (83 points in 1975-76). 6. Cale Yarborough won it in 1968 and 1977. 7. Martina Navratilova, in 1990. ANSWERS PGA TipsTry A Belly Putterby Matt Oakley, PGA Golf ProfessionalPutting can be the most frustrating part of the game. Nothing makes me more mad than to hit a great shot right next to the hole and them miss a three-foot putt that counts as much as a 300-yard drive. If you have watched the PGA Tour on TV lately, you have noticed a new trend in putters called a belly putter. This trend is so hot that at one point this summer a belly putter won six weeks in a row on tour. So hot in fact that we will be bringing in two models of belly putter into The Dunes Golf Shop this coming season for purchase by the members. Here is what a belly putter is and what it does: 1. Length: The standard length normal putter is about 35 inches. A belly putter is about 42 to 48 inches long. 2. Grip: With the normal putter you grip it at the top end. With a belly putter you grip it down approximately a foot, then the top end sticks into your belly button. 3. Swing: With a standard putter your arms hang down until you can reach the top end of the putter and you swing the top end of the putter back and through. With a belly putter the top end is sticking into your belly button so you grip down until your arms hang naturally and rotate your belly button back and through and the putter follows that motion. 4. Results: For most people, anchoring the top end to the belly button eliminates hand action and promotes a smooth back and through swing. With any putter we want the backswing and follow through to be the same length and speed. With normal putters we tend to see a long, quick backswing and a short, slow follow through that tends to decelerate at the ball and cause the yips. Stop by and have one of our PGA professionals explain the ways to use a belly putter and by November 1 we will have some in the shop you can try out. From page 34Everbladesseason an additional 11 teams are slated to join, Florida being one of them. The local team is owned by businessman Andrew Haines. Scott Chadwick will serve as general manager. The Florida Firecats played here for eight seasons, 2001-08, as members of the now-defunct arenafootbal2 league. Financial problems resulted in the shutdown of the team about year before the entire league went out of business. Prior to its failure, the Firecats enjoyed mild success both on the field and in attendance so there should be a solid fan base for arena football when it resumes here next year. The fledgling team recently held open tryouts and more than 50 football hopefuls came out to compete for the 23 roster slots. We will have further information on this new team as the 2012 season approaches. Palm Ridge RoadMain Of ce InHungry Heron PlazaPeriwinkle Way Tarpon Bay Road FURNITURE ACCESSORIES UPHOLSTERY INTERIOR PAINTING APPLIANCES WALLPAPER Island Style Interiors Hunter Douglas. Registered trademark of Hunter Douglas. Trademark of Hunter Douglas. 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Since Janice is acting as the trustee, she could choose to treat those as gifts from herself to her children and charge them against her share alone. She certainly shouldnt reduce Karens share by those gifts. The same holds true when paying for travel expenses related to the last illness or funeral. If Janice pays money out of her mothers trust for her children to fly down to visit with their grandmother before her passing, or to later attend her funeral, these are not valid expenses of the administration. The only person whose travel expenses should rightfully be paid by the trust is any named trustee (Janice) or personal representative (executor) for the estate. Another mistake that people commonly make after the grantors death is when they continue to use the durable power of attorney. The word durable in the description of the power of attorney simply means that the power of attorney survives the grantors incapacity. No durable power of attorney survives the grantor. When the grantor dies so does her durable power of attorney. So if expenses need to be paid or if checks need to be written then those monies should be paid by the estate or trust by the personal representative and/or the trustee not by the holder of the durable power of attorney. When the estate doesnt have a whole lot of money and it is questionable whether the assets will even cover all of the deceaseds bills and expenses, it is very important that the personal representative follow proper protocol before making any payments or the personal representative might find themselves personally liable for improper payments. I can explain this best by example. Suppose that Dad dies with $10,000 of credit card debt, $17,000 of medical expenses, a mortgage in the amount of $120,000 and assets other than the home, the total value of which is $50,000? Which bills, if any, should the personal representative pay? Thats actually a trickier question than you might imagine. Florida law provides that all known and reasonably ascertainable creditors should receive a notice of creditors during the estate administration. Assuming that they all properly file a claim against the estate, if the estate assets are insufficient to pay all of the claims, then Florida law prioritizes the claims as to which should be paid before others. Secured claims, like the mortgage against the home, usually cant be discharged in an estate proceeding while credit card debt may be. It all depends upon how the law prioritizes the claims. Moreover, other fees and expenses, such as those associated with probating the estate usually have first priority. The reason for this is that estates with more creditors than assets would not be able to get representation if the legal fees and costs didnt have priority. If the personal representative ignores the process and the legal priority, then she is likely to be personally liable for improper payments and may have to reimburse the estate from her own funds. So if you are managing someones financial affairs during their lifetime or thereafter, it is always important to consult your estate attorney before making gifts or paying expenses. If you inadvertently make payments or transfers other than what the law allows, you could find yourself having to reimburse the estate from your own funds. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerPosthumous Gifts, Transfers & Paymentsby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


39 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 FORT MYERS 1870 Clayton Court Ft. Myers, FL 33907 239.689.7653 BONITA SPRINGS 26811 Tamiami Trail Bonita Springs, FL 34134 239.213.9100 SANIBEL ISLAND 959 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 239.472.0078 CAPTIVA ISLAND 15050 Captiva Drive Captiva, FL 33924 239.427.0078 NAPLES 589 & 601 Fifth Ave S Naples, FL 34102 239.213.9100 NAPLES 3000 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34103 239.213.9100 Follow us onReal Estate We make it easy. You make it home.RoyalShellRealEstate.com (800) 805.0168 CAPTIVA PARTIAL BAY & GOLF VIEWS 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Over 1,700 S.F. of Living Space South Seas Island Resort Offered Fully Furnished $1,145,000 MLS 2110273 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302 CAPTIVA CAPTIVA ISLAND RETREAT 2 Bedroom, 2 Baths & Loft Deeded Beach Access Chic Island Decor Pool/Tennis/Bayside Boat Dockage $789,000 MLS 2100240 Jim Branyon, 239.565.3233 SANIBEL GUMBO LIMBO COTTAGE 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, 239.464.2984 SANIBEL CLOSE TO HEART OF BLIND PASS 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Ground Level Condo Remodeled Kitchen & Baths Close to Pool & Clubhouse $450,000 MLS 2101271 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319 SANIBEL BEACHVIEW COUNTRY CLUB 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths Spacious and All on One Level Peaceful Views of Golf Course Large, Solar Heated Pool $898,900 MLS 2110322 Cathy Rosario, 239.464.2249 CAPTIVA BEACH VILLA 2534 Top Floor, 3BD Loft w/Sunset Views Direct Beach, Pool, Tennis and More Completely Renovated Convenient to Everything $849,000 MLS 2900521 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico, 239.826.2704 SANIBEL DIRECT ACCESS CANAL HOME 4BD/4.5BA, Including Guest Cottage Courtyard Style Pool w/Expansive Patios Tongue & Groove Wood Ceilings On Prestigious Limpet Dr-East End $1,995,000 MLS 2101213 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 CAPTIVA LANDS END AT SOUTH SEAS Spacious 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Just Steps to Water Breathtaking Gulf of Mexico Views Gorgeous Upgrades $1,299,000 MLS 2110386 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 CAPTIVA CAPTIVA CYPRESS COTTAGE New Construction, 4BD/3BA Near Beach on Private Street Energy Ef cient/Low Maintenance Hurricane Rated $1,595,000 MLS 2900136 John & Denice Beggs, 239.357.5500 SANIBEL SOUTH FACING IN BEACHVIEW Elevated Concrete Construction 3BD/2BA Fairway & River Views Vaulted Ceiling, Updated Kitchen Tile Floors, Private Caged Pool $789,000 MLS 2100915 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 SANIBEL SPANISH CAY DELIGHT 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Stunning Views of Sanibel River Bright and Open Deeded Beach Access $340,000 MLS 2101019 Sarah Ashton, 239.691.4915 DELIGHTFUL ROOSEVELT CHANNEL 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Resort Home Pool, Tennis Court & Boat Dock Deeded Beach Access Strong Rental History $1,295,000 MLS 2110942 Sarah Ashton, 239.691.4915 CAPTIVA UNDER CONTRACT IN 5 DAYS! UNDER CONTRACT IN 5 DAYS! From page 38Pool Pumpthe threaded pressure-side pipe (coming out of the top of the pump) becomes warped, and will need to be replaced. Motor is louder than normal: When you hear a screaming or screeching noise it often means that there is a significant problem with your motor. This tends to indicate that the bearings are failing, and the motor will likely need to be replaced. If your motor is making more of a grinding or chopping noise the problem may tend to be a cavitation issue. Cavitation is a condition caused by starving the pump for water. If caught quickly, it usually will not cause any permanent damage. Check to make sure that the pump is getting proper flow. Look at your water supply and water level, and check all baskets for debris. If there is no blockage, try opening more valves to allow more water to flow into the pump. Motor will not start: Check to make sure that the power is on. Have a licensed contractor safely trace the power supply from the pump to the time clock, and then to the breaker making sure nothing has been tripped, all switches are in the correct position, and the time clock is set properly. A contractor should look at all electrical connections, making sure there is no sign of corrosion or animal destruction, and checking to make sure all junctions are connected properly. If unable to find any electrical issues, there is a good chance that your motor has failed and will need to be replaced. While this article is meant to help guide you through some of the most common pump problems, we urge you to contact a pool and spa professional if you are ever unable to make a clear diagnosis. Also, the state mandates always hiring a certified contractor for equipment repair or replacement. Please remember that you should never leave a disabled pump or heater connected to a power supply as this can cause a fire hazard. David Liebetrau is a licensed pool contractor on Sanibel. If you have a question for David, email him at info@ bannerpoolservice.com. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201140 1101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044 www.engelvoelkers.com/Sanibel ENGEL & VLKERS List Local. Sell Global. List Local. Sell Global.East End Elegant Residence With Boat Dock Located on Sanibel's gorgeous and popular east end, Kings Crown. The 3+ bedroom, 3.5 bathroom residence with a boat dock and boat lift has everything your heart may desire. For private Showings please call Isabella Rasi. 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 Around The Islands With AnneIslands Start Gearing Up For Another Winter Season by Anne MitchellAfter a long hot summer, finally and officially its fall. As always, the islands spring back into action in preparation for another winter season. The first winter residents should be arriving any day now and before long well be seeing their familiar faces around the islands. Were all hoping that cooler weather is not far behind. For those who have been gone all summer, and the rest of us, Id like to give readers a heads-up of a popular community event thats just three weeks away, the annual Baileyfest. Save the date, Sunday, October 23 from 1 to 4 p.m., at Baileys General Store. This years entertainment line-up is exceptional. Country Rhythm Cloggers, who have performed at Dollywood and Disney World among many other top venues, will do two performances. These girls range in age from three to 25 years and are from LaBelle. Vocalist Frank Torino will be performing Frank Sinatra and Tom Jones tribute songs as well as acting as DJ for the afternoon. Torino performs at several Southwest Florida locations. Other entertainment includes performances by Jennifer Valiquette on sax, The Sanibel School Band and Kellyn Celtic Arts Irish Dance Academy. Incidentally, Baileys Hardware Store is stocking up for the winter season and already has a selection of As Seen on TV items, with lots more coming soon. Ill be reporting more on this later when the bulk of it is on the shelves. However, do check out two other products. The Micro Egg makes a perfect boiled egg (without the shell) in the microwave in 30 to 50 seconds depending on whether you want it softor hard-boiled. This little blue egg-shaped device is $7.75. I also spotted some quality tea towels in honeycomb cotton with island motifs such as turtles, seahorses and seashells ($10.95). Several businesses that typically close for several weeks in late summer and getting ready to reopen or have already done so. Joan and Jen Chiaramonte, owners of Why Knot in The Village Shops, are back from their summer buying spree with all new womens casual clothing and will reopen on Monday, October 3. To close out last seasons merchandise, they will slash prices of everything left in the sale room to $10, regardless of the original price. In addition, there will be a rack of items with 50 to 70 percent off. As for fall fashions at Why Knot, the Chiaramontes say to expect feminine, classic, really wearable clothing with lots of vests, tunics and leggings. Narrow jeans are still in style. Youll also see new sweater and dress lines exclusive to Why Knot as well as a traveler-friendly collection from FLAX featuring great new fabrics. Also after a summer hiatus, Traders Store & Caf reopens Tuesday, October 4. Over Easy Caf on Tarpon Bay Road and its sister store Island Paws, reopened last week. The Sanibel Bean reopens at 7 a.m. on Monday after closing for refurbishing. Country Rhythm Cloggers will be among the entertainers at Baileyfest on Sunday, October 23


41 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011By popular demand, Jazz Night will return to Traditions on the Beach on Wednesday, October 5. The entre special will be prime rib, alongside the regular menu prepared by Executive Chef Aziz. Live jazz with Father Al & the Jazz Congregation will feature Paul Ventura, aka Mr. Swing. This musical line-up has performed for Traditions diners for the past two Jazz Nights. Our guests have really enjoyed the live jazz music and atmosphere that it provides. We are planning on bringing even more jazz artists throughout season, says Andrea Mucciga, who operates the restaurant. We hope everyone will keep in mind that we have a second jazz night confirmed on October 19, featuring another jazz ensemble. For more information and reservations, call 472-4559. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS 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 will resume October 3, Mondays and Thursdays with the family show at 5:30 p.m. and grown-up races at 9 p.m. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 472-5161. Gene Federico is playing at Courtneys on Sanibel on Thursdays and Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. and on Sundays at the tiki bar from 2 to 5 p.m. Courtneys is at 1231 Middle Gulf Drive, phone 472-4646. 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. The Jacaranda has entertainment nightly from 7 to 11 p.m. Heres the line-up: Friday and Saturday, The Captiva Band playing classic rock, jazz and R&B; Sunday, Jamaica Dave & Co., reggae and dance; Monday, Renata, jazz, contemporary music and dance; Tuesday, Steve Scooter Reynolds, accoustic guitar, contemporary music and dance; Wednesday, Buckeye Ken, contemporary, Top 40 and blues; Thursday, 2 Hot, contemporary, reggae and dance. The Jacaranda is at 1223 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-1771. George & Wendys Corner Grill features Chris Workman, keyboard and vocals, on Fridays and Steve Scooter Reynolds, guitar and vocals, on Saturdays. Entertainment is from 7 to 11 p.m. The Corner Grill is at Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Road, phone 395-1263. The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, has live entertainment from 6 to 9:30 p.m. nightly. The line-up: Monday, Dan Confrey; Tuesday, Jeff Key; Wednesday, Ken Wasiniak; Thursday, Diana Lynn; Friday, Greg Watts; Saturday, Diana Lynn; and Sunday, Ken Wasiniak. Phone 472-0606. 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 islandsuncity@aol.com or 395-2299. Please visit our Island Sun online advertisers each week at www.islandsunnews.com. 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. These little blue eggs, sold at Baileys Hardware Store, allow you to cook a hard boiled egg in your microwave in seconds One of a selection of island-theme tea towels available in the hardware section at Baileys General Store Karen Aulino, Realtor | Pfeifer Realty GroupSanibel & Captiva Island Real Estate Sales 1630 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island, Florida 33957O ce: 239.472.0004 | Cell: 239.851.5202 | Fax: 239.210.3359 Email: KarenAulino@comcast.net 1316 Eagle Run Drive 9am to 1pm 1360 Eagle Run Drive 1pm to 5pm Tour Stop #1 Tour Stop #2Karens Tuesday Tour of HomesTuesday, October 4th 2011If you have any questions or would like your home to be on the tour, call Karen today.THE TUESDAY TOUR OF HOMES is a quick and easy way to preview several properties in a short time without any pressure or hassle. It is a great way to get an overview of what homes and features are available. The tour starts at 1316 Eagle Run Dr. where youre invited to have co ee and pastries from 9 am to 1 pm. Then to 1360 Eagle Run Dr. from 1 pm to 5 pm. Youre welcome to stop by one home and then also view the other. While you are on the street check out lots at 1304 Eagle Run Drive & 1344 Eagle Run Drive


ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201142 Superior InteriorsCenter Stage Ceilingsby Jeanie TinchWhile the general belief is that all ceilings should be painted white, its simply not true! There is simply no reason why a ceiling cant take center stage in your room. After all, its the fifth wall in every room. Ceilings do affect us. While a soaring ceiling in a spacious room raises our spirits, in a small room, it can be disconcerting. Some people feel low ceilings cause feelings of heaviness. And to other people a low ceiling gives them a cozy and inviting feel. If you want your ceiling to appear higher, then using a lighter tone color than your walls will do the trick. And conversely, if you wish your ceiling to appear a bit darker and more dramatic, your color selection should be a bit darker than your wall color. Two more excellent ceiling options are wall covering and texturizing. The right wall covering pattern would add just that touch of visual interest to your ceiling. Perhaps a mural design on your ceiling would add more drama and excitement to your room. And texturizing your ceiling with a decorative paint treatment will be sure to add another dazzling dimension to your room. Whatever you try, dont forget the fifth wall your ceiling and have some design fun making them center stage. Jeanie Tinch is an interior decorator on Sanibel. She can be reached at jeanie@decden.net. Ceiling Fans Are Not Just For Coolingby Bryan HayesHeres a handy tip that has to do with your ceiling fans. Many of you probably already know that the little switch on the device itself allows you to change the direction of air flow. Some fancier new models even come with remotes that allow you to switch the fans rotation with a mere push of a button. Even though we commonly think of ceiling fans as only useful during hot summer months, they are also quite handy in the winter and will help keep the warm air flowing through the room. And, they have been known to help with keeping your energy costs down saving just a few bucks each month will add up over the course of the year. The ceiling fans rotation should be set to reverse in the winter. We all know that warm air rises, so switching the fans rotation will help recirculate the air that is trapped at the top back toward the bottom. You also want to make sure that the fan speed is set to low, because you dont want it to blow the air too hard and chill you instead of helping you circulate the warm air. When you are cooling your home, you want the fan set so the air blows down. When you are heating your home, you want the air to blow up. Bryan Hayes is a Sanibel air conditioning contractor. He also owns, with his brother Todd, an electrical business on Sanibel. He can be reached at Bryan@Sanibelair.com. Free Seminar For Non-ProfitsSpace is still available for Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA, Certified Public Accountants & Business Consultants fourth session on Sanibel in its series of free Sunrise Quickinars for nonprofit organizations. Its slated for Wednesday, October 5 at Bank of the Islands. 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 more information, visit www. mbcopa.com or call 939-5775. Plantation Shutters Marcia Feeney Cindy Malszycki Jeanie TinchDesigners: Voted Best 2007-2011 HH OO MM EE I I NN TT EE RR II OO RR SS GulfCoast.DecoratingDen.comYour Sanibel Hunter Douglas Rep.all lines! Windows, Furniture, Rugs, Accessories Complimentary In-home Consultations


43 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011Are We There Yet?by Dr. Dave HepburnAre we there yet? Nope. Are we there yet? Nope. Are we...? Nope. ...There? Nope. Dad, why do they call the place were going to the Petrified Forest? Well you remember that dark shadow that snaked across your bedroom wall and then slunk under your bed. You could hear it as it sharpened its knife and teeth... Im not going! Fine. You can stay here in the car tonight... by yourself. I hate you. Ya... well. And so another harmonious Hepburn family vacation found us in northern California slinkerfying into the Petrified Forest. Got me to thinking, that as doctors, our job truly is to petrify you, not by wearing my new argyle socks with sandals and Bermuda shorts, which apparently isnt all that attractive, but to petrify you into petrifying yourself. Nineteenth century Luther Burbank was in California checking out surfer chicks and Johnny Carson when he made a side trip to the Petrified Forest. He figured out that a volcano exploded so violently a kazillion years ago, that it hurled down giant redwoods like matchsticks and worse yet, broke several beer bottles. The ash then covered the trees. As the tree fibres decomposed, water, laden with silicates in that ash, seeped down into the gaps, replacing the wood cell by cell with crystalized silica until the entire tree became stone. If only we could do that with our bones. Your bones need to be rock hard and if we have to petrify you into doing this, so be it. Here, let me petrify you with these osteoporotic facts: 23 percent of patients who fracture a hip are dead in less than a year. 30,000 Canadian hips fracture every year, a hip snaps every 17 minutes 1 in 4 women and at least 1 in 8 men over 50 have osteoporosis. Hip fractures related to osteoporosis end up in death in up to 30 percent of cases! (Actually 100 percent of those with hip fractures will eventually die.) Osteoporotic hip fractures consume more hospital bed days than stroke, diabetes, or heart attack. Only 44 percent of people discharged from the hospital for a hip fracture return home. A 50-year-old woman has a 40% chance of developing hip, vertebral or wrist fractures during her lifetime. My sons hockey bag has been labelled a biohazard. The lifetime risk of hip fracture is greater (1 in 6) than the 1 in 9 lifetime continued on page 47 A Hi g her S tandard... A C leaner C lean S ervices Off ered: 239 541 4888 w ww.For C lean C arpets.com Environmentally Responsible GREEN Cleaning SanibelSusan.com Island real estate blog posted every Friday at: SanibelSusan.wordpress.com 2242 Periwinkle Way, Suite 3 in Sanibel Square Near-beach lot at 555 Piedmont Rd $149K Near-beach condo at Colony Resort $155K Lot near this deeded beach path $199K Captains Walk 2-bedrm 2-bath condo $224K 2nd floor 2-bedrm 2-bath condo at Seashells $274K One of last Island Woods undeveloped lots $249K Large near-beach parcel off East Gulf Dr $299K Tropical view remodeled 2-bedrm condo $369K Single-family home lot w/ golf/tennis/beach $399K Southwinds Dr beach house $549K furnished All new income-producer at Sundial Resort $399K Golf course near-beach pool home $549K Sanibel Arms West 2 bedrm in rental program $399K Large lot on Umbrella Pool near-beach $449K Lighthouse Point 2 bedrm w/den & new decor $474K 3-bedrm bay-view condo at Mariner Pointe $499K Beachview 2 bedrm at Kings Crown $599K Income-producing Oceans Reach condo $699K This gulf view, Sandalfoot 2 bedrm w/rentals $699K 1/2+acre w/patio dock on deepwater canal $930K 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603


ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201144 Port Authority Seeking Exhibitors For Aviation DayAviation Day 2011 will be held Saturday, November 5 at Page Field from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Lee County Port Authority is looking for exhibitors who would like to display and/or sell aviation-related memorabilia or show their aircraft at the event. We are not looking for food-related vendors. Aviation Day is a free, annual community event that promotes education and awareness of the aviation industry in Southwest Florida. This year, the main attraction will be a P-51D Mustang, which began its service at Page Field Army Base in 1945. In addition, visitors can also view a four-engine, completely restored DC-7B that was delivered to Eastern Airlines in 1958 and was one of the last commercial piston-engine planes built before the advent of the jet age. Other attractions will include experimental, antique and general aviation aircraft exhibits, airplane and helicopter rides, childrens activities including a giant slide and bounce houses, WGCU Untold Stories about aviation history in Southwest Florida, character appearances, clowns, face painting, demonstrations by airport police and fire departments, and refreshments. Aviation Day 2010 attracted more than 6,000 visitors so this event provides excellent exposure for exhibitors. Exhibitor/sales booth space is free and will be housed under a large tent. The Port Authority will provide a table and two chairs for each participant under the tent and will work with individual vendors based on requirements and space. For more information or to make your reservation as an exhibitor, call Angie Strait at 590-4504. Space is limited. New AgentPfeifer Realty Group has welcomed Dan Wexler, realtor, to its team of real estate professionals. After a successful career in finance and government in New York City and Washington, DC, Wexler became a full time island resident in 2005. Property Management LEASEONSANIBEL.COM239472-2792 Commercial Properties For LeaseSanibel Promenade 695 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel 740 & 1,480 sq. ft. Iona School House 15951 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers 1,350 & 4,745 sq. ft. Annex at Sunset Plaza 10801 Sunset Plaza Cir. Fort Myers 1,802 sq. ft. of ce/warehouse Parmount Building 7290 College Pkwy. Fort Myers 1,204 sq. ft. 1st Off lobby. Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel 800 sq. ft. The Village Shops 2340 Periwinkle Way Sanibel 762 sq. ft. Town Center 2496 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel Unit C, 1,000 sq. ft.OFFICE SPACERETAIL SPACETAKE-OUT LOCATIONAssociation ManagementLet us assist you with all aspects of property ownership.Property Watch ServicesRoyalShellPropertyMgmt.com239-395-9111 ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Dan Wexler Realtors Attend September MeetingMore than 90 realtor and affiliate members of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors attended their monthly membership meeting at the Association Office September 15. Association President Judie Anderson conducted the business meeting. Association member Ada Shissler spoke regarding boating and waterways throughout the United States, Florida and Sanibel/Captiva Islands. Shissler is the rear commodore of the Captiva Island Yacht Club and has experience cruising from the St. Lawrence Seaway to Key West. Shissler attested, There is no better place in the country for recreational boating than right here on these islands. Following the presentation, Anderson reported on state and local association business, and commended member Jennifer de Lignieres for having achieved both the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) designation and the Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification. Further, RPAC Committee Chair Toby Tolp presented an award to affiliate member Craig Albert. Following the general membership meeting, Debbie Staley led the MLS Caravan. Ada Shissler Jennifer de Lignieres and Judie AndersonBuyers Agent DesignationJennifer ann de Lignieres with Royal Shell Real Estate has been awarded the Accredited Buyers Representation (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyers Agent Council of the National Association of Realtors. She joins more than 30,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the ABR designation. All were required to successfully complete a comprehensive course buyer representation and an elective course focusing on buyer representation specialty, both in addition to submitting documentation verifying professional experience. Jennifer ann de LignieresNew ManagerRoyal Shell Vacations, with home offices on Sanibel and Captiva, has announced that Heather Brokaw has joined the new Fort Myers office as owner relations manager. Brokaw brings over 14 years of corporate as well as private party rental experience to Royal Shell Vacations. Her office is located at 1870 Clayton Court, just off Boy Scout Drive. She manages vacation rental homes and condominiums in the Greater Fort Myers area. Heather Brokaw Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS


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ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201146 Mom And Me by Lizzie and PryceLizzie and Pryce answer your questions and give advice about aging concerns from a two-generational perspective. A mother and daughter team, Lizzie is a retired RN and health educator, and Pryce is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in the care of elders and people with chronic illnesses. Dear Mom & Me, I have been living in an assisted living complex for four years. The financial planner said that with my income I would be fine well Im not! The value of my estate has taken a nosedive and I cannot afford to stay here. The nice financial planner has long gone and the facility hasnt helped me and they only say that I will have to leave in two months. I do not know what to do now. Do you have any suggestions? Hazel Dear Hazel, I am very sorry that the community will not work with you. The communities I work with try various solutions ranging from reducing the size of the apartment, offering some rent reduction, to arranging companion rooms. These communities also assist with placement if a reasonable arrangement cannot be worked out. I suggest you contact your local ombudsman to discuss your situation and possible solutions. The ombudsman is a third-party advocate and would be able to provide support and direction for you. Pryce Dear Hazel, I am sorry to hear that you are in financial crisis. Pryce has given you some very valuable up-to-date information, as she is working on a daily basis with people experiencing similar situations. I would suggest that you seek the advice of an older, very experienced financial planner who may have seen a similar situation with other people not unlike the circumstances you are in. Retirement complexes are also feeling the effects of this downturn and they dont want their residents to leave. Lizzie Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: Is it true that if you have a problem, you can ask for it to be resolved in a dream?A: Yes, you can ask for a resolution because when you are asleep, your brain is free of mental inhibitions that hamper creativity during the day; you are more likely to think of new, fresh ways to resolve issues in daily life. Here are some suggestions: 1. Choose what issue you would like to dream about and resolve. 2. Turn it into a question, such as, why am I arguing so much with my spouse? Write it down and keep it on your night stand by your bed. 3. Repeat the question to yourself silently as you fall asleep. If your mind begins to wander, refocus and return to the question. 4. When you awaken, write down as much of your dream as you remember. If you awaken before you get up in the morning, still write it down so you dont forget it. It may or may not make a lot of sense, but you will eventually be able to put the puzzle pieces together. 5. Once you have the dream on paper, ask yourself if any part of the dream sheds some light on the issue. 6. Dont over-analyze your dreams as that will only complicate it. Keep it simple and you will be able to understand the root of your issue and resolve it relatively quickly. Dreams are symbols and can be very helpful in assisting you with resolving your daily issues. Dr. Clancy is a licensed mental health therapist, certified hypnotherapist, life coach, author and public speaker. You may email Dr. Connie at connie@drconstance.com. Long Term Care Support GroupA support group for families of nursing home and assisted living facility residents will meet on October 18 at 10 a.m. at the Dubin Alzheimers Resource Center, 10051 McGregor Boulevard, Suite 101, Fort Myers. 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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 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


47 ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 2011deaRPharmacistPotassium Perfects Blood Pressureby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: I have high blood pressure but Im not willing to start medication yet. Its only borderline high and I dont have insurance. If you had to pick only one vitamin, what would you suggest? MG, Ocala, Florida If Im pinned to just one vitamin, I pick potassium. Its inexpensive, sold over-the-counter at pharmacies nationwide, and well-documented to help regulate blood pressure. There are medications like Micro-K and Klor-Con available by prescription. Potassium lives in all of our cells, and you need it to move your muscles and make your heart beat in perfect rhythm. Without enough potassium on board, your muscles will cramp (and remember, your heart is a muscle). Potassium seems to protect the brain from ischemic injury (like a stroke). The scary part to me is that there are dozens of drug muggers of potassium, including certain types of diuretics, heartburn medications, laxatives, insulin therapy and corticosteroid drugs. More classes of medications are listed in my Drug Muggers book. I cannot overestimate the importance of restoring nutrients that get depleted by medications, for this is your side effect solution! Most physicians are aware of the need to reestablish potassium levels after ordering a diuretic drug so patients are commonly told to replace potassium with a banana. FYI, one cup of papaya or french green beans has much higher amounts of natural potassium compared to one banana, a fruit that is high in sugar and prone to fungal disease at the plantation. Potassium can be depleted from the body by intense workouts (think hot yoga), any kind of dehydration, vomiting, chronic or severe diarrhea and alcoholism. If you want to know your blood levels, physicians offer a blood test to evaluate this and other electrolytes. Potassium works with its brother sodium and the two together help control your bodys water balance, which in turn regulates blood pressure. Potassium has a cumulative effect and this makes it better to take a regular dose for two or three months, rather than to take large doses for short periods of time. Never take more than your doctor recommends and be careful because potassium interacts with certain diuretics and blood pressure drugs that are potassium-sparing. Studies consistently support potassium in the regulation of blood pressure. Research has shown that adults (and animals) with high blood pressure, who are given supplemental potassium often show a drop in systolic and/or diastolic pressure by up to 12 mm Hg (sometimes more depending on the study). Animals prone to stroke also showed benefit from potassium in at least one study. Only two percent of the rats who were potassium-supplemented suffered a stroke, compared to 83 percent of the untreated group. When supplementing with potassium tablets, drink plenty of water and eat a snack because this helps ease the mineral into your body gently, while minimizing GI discomfort.DID YOU KNOW:People with fibromyalgia often have low cortisol, and yoga helps normalize cortisol levels, while reducing pain. 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. dearpharmacist.com. e Law O ce of Visit Us Online at www.jmslawyer.com 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 TAX-CONSULTING & ACCOUNTING SERVICESServing the islands since 1978 Professional and Confidential Income Tax Preparation Individuals Corporations Estates & Trust Tax Consulting Tax Deferred Exchange International Taxation State Tax Forms (239) 472-5152 1619 Periwinkle Way, Suite 102, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 CATS & DOGSFrom page 43Are We There Yet?risk of developing breast cancer. 1 in 4 women who have a new vertebral fracture will fracture again within one year. Osteoporosis, a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences, the infamous silent thief, is a disease so debilitating and common that pharmaceutical companies focus a forest load of research into fixing it. The latest weapon in the battle of the bones is the discovery of something called a RANK ligand (discovered in my sons hockey bag) which turns an immature osteoclast into a mature osteoclast. Were not crazy about mature osteoclasts as they are the little devils that dissolve bone. A new medication, Prolia, reduces RANK ligands and hence osteoclasts remain immature, much like my mothers only son. I dont have to remind anyone who has watched family members shrink, hunch over, break their backs, snap their hips and live in pain, that anything that helps in the battle against a horrific and dangerous disease like osteoporosis is a Godsend. So, heres hoping you all get stoned and are petrified. Are we there yet? Nope. Are we there yet? Were closer. Like the column? Youll LOVE the book the Doctor is In(sane), available at Sanibel Island Bookshop. Contact Dr. Dave or read more at www.wisequacks. org. Red Cross To Present Legacy AwardThe American Red Cross of Lee County will honor Marcia Hobe with its annual Legacy Award. The presentation with be October 18 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Cypress Lake Country Club, 6767 Winkler Road in Fort Myers. To attend, RSVP by calling the Lee County Red Cross at 278-3401. Each year, the Lee County Red Cross recognizes one community member who has made outstanding contributions in the promotion of planned giving and philanthropic endeavors. This person represents great ethical practices, judgment and service to their clients. Marcia Hobe is a senior vice president and senior trust officer at U.S. Trust. She has 38 years of trust experience, all with U.S. Trust and its predecessors in Fort Myers. She was appointed senior trust officer in 2003 and was most recently recognized as one of the highest performing teams in U.S. Trust. Hobe earned her associates degree at Edison Community College and is a graduate of the Florida Trust School. Through her dedication and commitment to the community, Hobe has served on the board of several organizations and continues to be active through her passion of giving back to the community. She served as the 2002-03 United Way Campaign chair, 2009 co-chair junior Achievement Hall of Fame Lee County Laureate, currently serves on the Planned Giving Council and is a past member of the Estate Planning Council of Lee County. Marcia Hobe


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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 csimontacchi@earthlink.net American Legion Post 123 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9979 Angel Flight SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-877-4AN-ANGELAudubon Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3156 Sanibel Bike Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . sanibelbicycleclub.org 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 www.sanibelsoccer.org The Military Officers Assc. of America (MOAA, Alex MacKenzie). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-9232 United Way of Lee County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .433-2000 United Way 211 Helpline . . .(24 hour information line) 211 or 433-3900 Zonta Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .671-6381ISLAND ATTRACTIONSBailey-Matthews Shell Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . .395-2233 J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge . . . . . . . . .472-1100 Sanibel Historical Museum & Village . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4648 SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) . . . . . . 472-2329 Pets Of The Week ISLAND SUN SEPTEMBER 30, 201154 My name is Harley and Im a one-year-old Labrador retriever. My favorite activity is playing fetch. I like to play almost as much as I love to be around people. If youd like an active companion that you can have a great time with and who will inspire you to stay active too, then we could be the perfect match. You should also know that Im very smart so if theres anything youd like to teach me I will catch on very quickly. My adoption fee is just $45 during Septembers Labor of Love adoption promotion. Im Lola. Autumn is the perfect time to bring home a kitty like me because Im displaying all the fall colors. My tortoise shell coat is speckled with orange and black and my eyes are a beautiful gold. The main reason to take me home, though, is because Im affectionate and loving and Ill make a great addition to your family. My adoption fee is only $30 during Septembers Labor of Love adoption promotion. For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www.LeeLostPets.com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 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. The adoption package is valued at $500. Lola ID# 515966 photos by squaredogphoto.com Harley ID# 479334