Island sun
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Title: Island sun
Uniform Title: Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.)
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Lorin Visek & Ken Rasi
Place of Publication: Sanibel, Fla
Sanibel, Fla
Publication Date: 10-14-2011
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sanibel (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Sanibel
United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Captiva
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 2, 1993)-
General Note: "Sanibel and Captiva Islands."
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OCTOBER SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:27 7:03 7:27 7:02 7:28 7:01 7:28 7:00 7:29 6:59 7:29 6:58 7:30 6:57 VOL. 19, NO. 16 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA OCTOBER 14, 2011 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com A ASECTIONGood Luck To Sanibel Teams Preparing For 10K RACE 4 FISHFinal training is being encouraged for all runners getting ready for FISH 10K RACE day on Saturday, October 15. In addition to being sponsors of the race, many island businesses have entered teams and have been working hard on their training. Friends at Island Therapy have a team busy in training. Island Therapy has been a sponsor of the FISH 10K from the beginning. They will also be taking an expo stand at The Community House and will be offering advice and help to runners before and after the race. Good luck, Team Island Therapy! Team Timbers has also been training hard. Some of the team took part in the recent Captiva Tri and are now limbering up for the FISH 10K on Saturday. FISH 10K John R. Wood Water Team is back for its second year of working the water stations on the race course. John R. Wood realtors Jay Richter, Tommy Wiley,continued on page 4 Amy Marshall, Rachel Tritaik and Cindy DeCosta from Team Island Therapy Second year running, Team Timbers includes Joe Schulz, Mark Blust and Michael Hahn Premier Sponsor Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, for the second year in a row, will front a team of runners to include Al Hanser, Dick Pyle, Jim Young, Linda Mason, Robin Colby, Susan Ayres and Terry IgoWhos Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Opens Herb Strauss Theater Season After its successful run in 2010, The Laboratory Theater of Floridas production of Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is being revived on Sanibel at the Herb Strauss Theater for eight nights only. Performances are October 27, 28, 29; and November 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Winner of the 1963 Tony Award for Best Play, Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is an American theater classic exploring the complexities of life and love through the lens of two couples of separate generations. This three-act play centers around a bitter and aging couple, George and Martha, for whom drinking becomes more than recreation when a younger couple, Nick and Honey, arrive for a dinner party. The hosts quickly drag their guests into a savage game of cat and mouse as they air out their personal grievances and years of resentment. The play is also the inspiration for the 1966 film adaptation in which Elizabeth Taylor earned her second Academy Award for Best Actress. continued on page 32More Sponsors For CECI Beach BallMore support is coming in for the Childrens Education Center of the Islands Beach Ball fundraiser, which will be held October 22 at The Sanctuary Golf Club on Sanibel. The Island Sun newspaper is now a Titanium Sponsor and they join The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, The Sanctuary Golf Club, John Grey Painting, and Lily & Co. Jewelry Gallery. Brian and Denise Cobb are joining the Gold Sponsor list and are in good company alongside Bay Medical Solutions, Bank of the Islands, Tropical Tradesmen General Contracting, and Royal Shell. New Silver Sponsors are Floral Artistry, Seashells of Sanibel Condominiums and Gina and John continued on page 35 Scott Carpenter and Stephanie Davis in Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Olympia DeCosta (left), Ema Peach (right)


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 20112 CARE Packages For Troops In Harms Way Week 5 Report This has been another banner week for the campaign. Our local heroes of The Sanibel Fire and Rescue Department are moving forward with their plan to recognize Americas troops and expects to have the results by months end. The group met with Police Chief Bill Tomlinson who and said that he and the local police were on board to send holiday greetings and care packages to the troops. Reverend Dr. Ellen Sloan, rector of Saint Michaels & All Angels Episcopal Church will note the campaign in the church bulletin and support the effort to bring holiday cheer to the troops. Also, Dr. Daryl Donovan, senior pastor of the Sanibel Community Church, has authorized informing the congregation on the two Sundays leading up to SCCs annual Veterans Sunday Services (November 6), of the CARE Package Campaign and where and how his congregation can participate and help. Two local veterans organizations, The Lee Coast Military Officers of America Association (MOAA) and the Shell Point Veterans Club (SPVC), using the Internet, have also informed members of the progress of the CARE Package campaign and requested their members do their utmost in support of this cause. All Sanibelians, visitors, friends, and supporters of the CARE Package Campaign are invited to attend the Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11 at Sanibel City Hall, 800 Dunlop Road sponsored jointly by the City of Sanibel and MOAA Chairs will be provided. Patriotic songs and speeches will highlight the program, and veterans are encouraged to tell their stories of life in the Armed Forces of The United States of America. Everyone who has ever attended these ceremonies over the past 20 years has been impressed. Come and honor Veterans, Missing in Action (MIA), Prisoner of War (POW) military members. There is one POW of the Afghanistan Campaign: PFC Bowe Bergdahl, captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan in June 2009. November 11 is also the last day that donations supporting the CARE Package Campaign can be accepted in order for overseas mailing deadlines to be met. The campaign thanks all the donors for their support. Checks, pocket books, magazines and encouragement cards will continue to flow into The Bank of the Islands, 1699 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957. The donors who have helped the campaign reach above the 60 percent mark this week, but were too camera shy to allow their photographs are: John and Victoria Madaras $25 (1+ packages), John and Deborah La Gorce, $1500 (75) Mary and Douglas Quelch, (MOAA) $100 (5) Gates and Sandra Castle $50 (2.5), John FrymoreLee County Supporting our Troops, $2000 (100), Thomas August (MOAA) $100 (5), and Donald Novotnye and Kathleen Howlett $100 (5). Remember, a veteran whether active duty, retired, National Guard or Reserve, POW/MIA is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to The United States of America for an amount of up to and including my life. YES, I want to help by sending Holiday Care Packages to the Troops My Name: ____________________________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________________________________ City ________________Sate __________Zip ________Tel: ___________________ Im sending/bringing my check made payable to LMHS Mil-Sup in the amount of $__________ to Bank of The Islands, 1699 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957. I know a soldier who needs a holiday lift. Please send him/her a care package. Name: _______________________________________________________________ Rank/Unit: ___________________APO/FPO _______________________________ Heres what your donation does: $10 pays for one mailing or fills one care package; $20 sends one complete care box; $40 sends two; $100 sends five; $500 sends 25. If you wish to send a card to the soldier, please fill out the above information and well make sure it goes in the right care package. God Bless You, God Bless America, and God Bless our Troops 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 Scrapbook Papers Quilting Fabric Beads Notions Rubber Stamping Art Supplies Shell Craft Craft Supplies Gifts Make It & Take It Bead Bracelet Every Thursday $3.00 1628 Periwinkle Way 472-2893 Heart of the Islands, Sanibel Find us on Hours: Mon. Sat. 10am 5pm Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com




ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 20114 AVAILABILITY BASED ON CRABS WILLINGNESSMile Marker 3 Sanibel-Captiva Rd 239-472-9979 Around 7 PM 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! American Legion Post 123 NewsStone crab season opens Saturday, October 15. Lamar will be at American Legion Post 123 with crabs, upon availability. Call for timeline. Sunday, October 16 is fish fry with cole slaw and hush puppies from 1 to 8 p.m. Mark your calendars for Oct 22 and 23 when the ladies auxiliary will be hosting their annual Oktoberfest from 1 to 8 p.m. both days. Included on the menu are sauerbraten, schnitzel, bratwurst, German potato salad, potato pancakes and red cabbage. Texas hold em is played every Thursday night at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. Players are welcome. Every Friday the Legion serves a six-ounce ribeye steak sandwich all day. Known for the best cheeseburger on the island, stop in and try one of the halfpound burgers. Check out the daily specials and the entire menu. Food is served all day, every day. The public is welcome. American Legion Post 123 is open Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 9 p.m., located at mile marker 3 on SanibelCaptiva Road. For more information call 472-9979. Teen ChallengeOn Sunday, October 16, Sanibel Community Church will again host the ministry of Teen Challenge. With an 86 percent success rate, the ministry battles drug and alcohol addictions in teens and young adults. Teen Challenge has centers throughout the world, so SCC is excited to hear from the local Southwest Florida chapter on how they have reached thousands in the region. All are welcome to any of the three services (8, 9, and 10:45 a.m.) to hear testimonies of deliverance and freedom in Christ. SCC is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys). Teen Challenge ministry is worldwide From page 1FISH TeamsMike Newes, George Veillette, Teresa Baker, Christie Dufinetz, Mary OLeary and (not pictured, Pat Messerich; and Mary, Fred and John Bondurant) deliver the water to the stations early on race day and assist the runners with hydration during the race. John R Wood Water Crew getting ready for big race (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 Come on in and check Come on in and check out our Welcome Back out our Welcome Back specials! specials! Sanibel Sanibel Beauty Beauty Salon Salon Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


5 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011Dancing With The Islands Stars Kickoff PartyThe secret is out. The Sanibel Community Association announced the contestants for this years Dancing with the Islands Stars at the annual kickoff party. Island stars Raynauld Bently, Nicole McHale, Katie Gardenia, Dr. Edward LaMotta, Phaidra McDermott, and Shara Weaver were introduced and paired up with professional dance instructors from the Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Fort Myers, where they will work on their ballroom dance routines from now until the January competition. The Community Houses major fundraiser is scheduled for January 28, with the dress rehearsal on the 27th. Judged not only on performance by a panel of judges, the dancers ability to get votes through fundraising money for The Community House also determines the final Islands Stars trophy winner. The second trophy, the Peoples Choice winner, will also be awarded by popular vote by the audience. The Sanctuary Golf Club provided the hors doeuvres for the kickoff party, which culminated in a champagne toast to thank all the stars, the professional dancers and the crew that creates such a stellar experience with lights, audio and video. Tickets for dancing with the Islands Stars will go on sale Monday, December 5. Each dancer has a limited number of tickets reserved for their own fundraising. For more information or to follow the islands dance star activities, visit online at www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net. James Rivest, Phaidra McDermott, Theo Derleth, Katie Gardenia, Nicole Decker, Russell Perkins, Dr. Edward LaMotta, Carly Goelln er, Reynauld Bently and Ioana Piscu (not picture: dancer Shara Weaver)Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 20116 INSIDE CITY HALL Independently Owned And Operated COPYRIGHT 2011 Island Sun USPS 18: Bulk Rate permit paid for at Sanibel, Florida, 33957 Postmaster: Send change of address to Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957 Published every Friday for the people and visitors of Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Distribution: 10,000 12,000 per week (seasonal). Mailed free to Sanibel and Captiva residents every Friday. Subscription prices: Third Class U.S. $50 one year, $25 six months (Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery). First Class U.S. $115 one year, six months $58 (Allow 3-5 days for delivery). Prices include state sales tax. Send subscription requests to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. The Island Sun will correct factual errors or matters of emphasis and interpretation that appear in news stories. Readers with news, tips, comments or questions, please call (239) 395-1213, or write to: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957. FAX number: (239) 395-2299. E-mail: press@islandsunnews.comRead Us Online: www.IslandSunNews.comContributing WritersKaren Bell Kimberley Berisford Don Brown Nick Brown Constance Clancy, ED.D. Suzy Cohen Scot Congress Marcia Feeney Ed Frank Max Friedersdorf Priscilla Friedersdorf Carol Gagnon Jim George Shelley Greggs Bryan Hayes Dr. Dave Hepburn Craig R. Hersch Jane Vos Hogg Joan Hooper Shirley Jewell Audrey Krienen Christine Lemmon Cindy Malszycki Marge Meek Capt. Matt Mitchell Bruce Neill, PhD Matt Oakley Ed ONeil Eric Pfeifer Laura Zocki Puerto Gerri Reaves Lily Rose Di Saggau Dan Schuyler Jeanie Tinch Louis Vosloo PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED WITH LOW-RUB, SOYBEAN INK Co-Publishers Lorin Arundel & Ken Rasi Advertising George Beleslin Graphic Arts & ProductionAnn Ziehl Sarah Crooks Kris SeeWriter/CityAnne Mitchell Emilie Al no Linda Christman by Emilie AlfinoThe regular meeting of the Sanibel Planning Commission October 11 had a fairly short agenda but it was the two subcommittee meetings that stretched the morning into a threehour session. The main item on the regular meetings agenda was approval of Resolution 11-12 granting a conditional use permit to Sanibel Olive Oil Co. Criteria and requirements set forth at the commissions September 13 meeting have been met according to the report of Planning Director Jim Jordan and the commission unanimously granted the permit. The conditional permit expires on February 8 if the owner does not obtain the necessary development permit. Later, during the Land Development Code Review Subcommittee meeting, which is comprised of all seven members of the planning commission, Commissioner Chris Heidrick revisited the formula retail issue. It seems this definition of formula retail is ensnaring businesses that probably should not be included in that definition but fall into another category, Heidrick said. I would like to see us review the specific language that defines formula retail. Some other commissioners agreed. Thats probably worth a look, said Commissioner Chuck Ketteman. Do we really want to hamper small businesses that are not McDonalds, not Wal-Mart? Chairman Michael Valiquette added, We need to stimulate the small business community while staving off the larger formula retail. Heidrick illustrated his point with this example: Say a small boutique in Captiva now wants to open a store on Sanibel. As it stands now, that would make the store formula retail. Im not sure thats the kind of business we want to preclude from participating in our business community, Heidrick added. I want to be clear: Im not looking to open the doors to everybody. Jordan said he will write a report for the committee to review. It sounds like you think the definition (of formula retail) is too broad and captures too many businesses. In fact, the definition is even stricter than it is for formula restaurants, Jordan clarified. The formula restaurant rules were enacted first, after the McDonalds controversy galvanized the island. Then, when Mango Bay displaced all the mom and pop shops across from Jerrys with its 3,500-square-foot, tourist-oriented store, the formula retail rules were put in place. In other news, Jordan reported that Code Enforcement has been contacting businesses using vehicular signs in violation of city rules and has met with 100 percent compliance so far. Such vehicles can be parked during the day out of view of the public right-of-way if used for service or delivery purposes. After hours, they have to be parked off-site. Jordan said Code Enforcement actively patrols the street four to five times a day. If a vehicle never moves, its clearly not being used for deliveries, Jordan stated. The Sanibel Diamond truck parked in Jerrys lot, however, has a unique history giving it some immunity from these rules, according to Jordan. A past hearing examiner approved the truck parking in Jerrys lot after hours, although it is still supposed to park in the interior of the parking lot away from the driveways. Vehicles driving on public roads are not subject to any rules or restrictions. Theres nothing that can be done about that, Jordan concluded. The commission also discussed abandoned, unsafe, and unkempt houses. Jordan said the city has a draft ordinance prepared but part of it is not ready yet and requires the city attorneys attention. As it stands now, a structure has to be unsafe or unsightly for the city to take any action. The city has never maintained vacant lots but Jordan said, We have been able to handle this by dealing with property owners. Commissioner Phillip Marks pointed out that empty lots are often breeding grounds for invasive species, which are proliferating rapidly. Jordan has been asked to work on the ordinance and bring it back before the committee. San-Cap Road Shared Use Path From Pine Avenue To Blind PassConstruction work on the Sanibel-Captiva Road shared use path extension and road resurfacing from Pine Avenue to Blind Pass Bridge is continuing. Asphalt paving of the roadway and new shared use path will begin on Tuesday, October 11, and take approximately three days to complete. One-way traffic in this area will be maintained, but users of Sanibel-Captiva Road should plan on additional travel time when accessing or leaving the west end of Sanibel and/or Captiva. Access to residences and businesses will be maintained at all times. The city reminds the public to drive slowly and cautiously through the area when workers are present. This project has been awarded to Seaton Paving & Sitework Inc. in the amount of $80,196.80. All construction work is scheduled to be completed by November 3. Do not hesitate to contact the Public Works Department at 472-6397 with any questions regarding this project. Planning Commission Reviews Formula Retail, Vehicular Signs, Abandoned Houses


The Sanibel School PTA thanks all the sponsors and donors for making the Sanibel Prom a real success. In particular we thank our sponsors Catering by Leslie Adams, Cips Place, Doc Fords, Fort Myers Floral Designs, Gator Bites, Holy Smoke BBQ, Kym Nader Interiors, Mr. and Mrs. Neil Peck, Tween Waters Inn, RS Walsh Landscaping, Sanibel Cake Company, Sanibel Community Association, Sanibel Surveys, Stockholm Design, Sweet Melissas, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tesoro. The Prom on October 8 was a fundraiser to help support the arts programs at The Sanibel School. Last weeks mystery photo was of Debbie and Dick Riley. Allison and Chauncey Goss Doug and Paige Babcock Angie and Joseph Angelo Mark and Maureen Tesoro Milissa Sprecher and Melissa Congress Terry Igo and Cristin Bishara Patty and Craig Holston Kerri and Eric Maw Kelly and Andy Johnson CARD OF THANKS Prom Queen Laurie Sanders and Kim LaBar Paul and Kara Minoui Evette Zurbriggen, Dana and Scott Crater7 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 20118 Center 4 Life ProgramsSanibel Fit 4 Life is the motto at the Center 4 Life. All ages are welcome. Island Seniors, Inc. members can buy coupon booklets from the City of Sanibel at the Center 4 Life, 2401 Library Way, or at the Sanibel Recreation Center. Booklets of 12 coupons are $42, or get three coupons for $10.50. Members of the Sanibel Recreation Center need only to show their photo membership card. Happy Hour Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m. Format is 45 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of balance exercises, core strength and flexibility exercises. Sandi McDougall is the instructor. (class time changes to 8 a.m. October 31) Gentle Yoga with Kris Brown Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper alignment and circulation. Bring a towel. Essential Total Fitness begins October 31, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 a.m. Cardio, muscle strengthening and flexibility training with hand weights, stretch cords, chairs and stability balls. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Power Hour Fitness begins November 1, Tuesday and Thursday at 8 a.m. Hand weights, stretch cords and stability balls along with mats are used to strengthen your muscles. Improve your core strength and balance. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Leisure Lunchers Thrift and Consignment Wednesday, November 9 at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is at Seasons 52, 8930 Tamiami Trail North, Naples. This is a favorite among Leisure Lunchers, who dined at the restaurant in Orlando (view the menu at the center). Check out new and favorite consignment shops nearby. AARP Safe Driving Classes Thursdays, November 10 and 17, 1 to 4 p.m. Must attend both sessions. Classes are fast-paced and feature a dozen videos which will help make you a better and safer driver. Completion of the program will result in a discount on your auto insurance in most states, including Florida. Ed VanderHey is the instructor. Call him at 472-3623 or 292-4012 for information and reserations. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers Computer Classes Whats a Spreadsheet? October 25 and 26, two two-hour sessions per class, 1 to 3 p.m. New to spreadsheets or find them intimidating? They can be useful to balance your checkbook, manage rentals or expenses or even to keep your address lists. You need to be familiar with the mouse and keyboard. Class size limited to six. Paid reservation guarantees your seat. Cost is $60 for members, $90 for nonmembers. Tuesday Kayaking October 11, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Noncompetitive outing.There is space for 16 people on eight two-person kayaks and unlimited space for those who own their own kayaks. Meet at the center unless an off-island launch is scheduled. The center supplies the kayaks, paddles and life jackets. Bring water, a snack, change of clothing, sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses and a hat. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Members have first priority. Come by the center to sign up and make payment. Knit Wits Needed Come by the center on Tuesday afternoons at 1 p.m. to knit or crochet. Bring your project and share tips. Learn to Play Mahjongg with Katie Reid Mondays and Thursdays, November 7, 10, 14, 17 and 21, 9 a.m. to noon in the Kraft Room. Class size limited and you must be able to attend all five classes. Supplies provided. Cost is $12.50 for members, $25 for nonmembers. Page Turners Book Discussion Group will meet on the second Wednesday of every month at 2:30 p.m. On November 9, Francesca Joyce leads a discussion of Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. Picasa with Patty and your photos! Tuesday and Wednesday, November 15 and 16 or Wednesday and Thursday, November 30 and December 1, two two-hour sessions, 1 to 3 p.m. Hands-on training in Picasa, a free program from Google. Class size limited to six. Cost is $60 for members, $90 for non-members. Bring your camera and cable, memory card and card reader with 10 to 20 photos. CarFit Friday, November 4, 12 to 4 p.m., hosted by the Lee County Sheriffs Department. A team of trained technicians and/or health professionals work with each participant to ensure they fit their vehicle properly for maximum comfort and safety. A CarFit check takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. If you have any questions, call Sandi at 4725743. Second Annual Justine Smith Charity Bridge Tournament Friday, February 10 at 1 p.m. Local merchants will contribute gifts that will be given away during the tournament. All proceeds will go to PAWS. Florida Repertory Theatre Tickets have been reserved for Saturday 2 p.m. matinees. Member ticket prices are $21; non-members are $26. Pay when you sign up. The shows are: Rumors by Neil Simon Saturday, October 29 at 2 p.m. Its A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry Saturday, December 3 at 2 p.m. Games at The Center: Bridge 12:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Hand & Foot 12:30 p.m. Tuesday Mahjongg 12:30 p.m. Thursday Mexican Train 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. (game times change to 1 p.m. beginning Monday, October 31) Buy a memorial brick for the pathway at the center. Luc Centurys etched bricks are a $100 contribution. Your support paves the way for future activities. Come to the center or call 472-5743. Holiday Bazaar Saturday, November 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Treasures and Trash Sale November 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your gently used household items, sporting goods, linens, jewelry and collectibles to the center. The sale is open to the community and benefits the Center 4 Life. For more information call the center or Mary Ann Gilhooley at 472-3565. Call the center for further details on programs 472-5743. TowerGallery A fine art cooperative gallery featuring 22 local artists from 6 to 9 pm Come meet David Acevedo and other fine artists at Tower Gallery! 751 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel239-472-4557www.towergallery.net October Guest Artist David Acevedo October Guest Artist David Acevedo 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. 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 472-5743Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201110 Churches/ TemplesANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH: 8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers Rev. Dr. Elias Bouboutsis Orthros Service Sunday 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday 10 a.m. Fellowship Programs, Greek School, Sunday School, Bible Study 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. Ted R. Lane, a U.S. Veteran age 84 of Springfield, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, September 28, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville, Missouri. He was born February 12, 1927, in Ponca City, Oklahoma, son of Ted R. and Minnie (Mitchell) Lane. In 1951 in Wichita, Kansas, he married Jeanette Homesley, who preceded him in death in 1998. Also preceding him in death were his parents and one brother. Surviving are one son, Barry Lane of OFallon, Missouri; one daughter, Barbara Kirchner of Niwot, Colorado; one brother-in-law, Lanny Homesley and his wife, Mary of Cassville, Missouri; two sisters-in-law, Linda Porterfield and her husband, Rex of Eagle Rock, Missouri and Joann Armstrong and her husband, Bob of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Lane grew up and received his education in Oklahoma and was a graduate of Oklahoma A&M. He served his country in the United States Army. Lane was a computer system analysis for Monsanto, where he worked for 30 years. After his retirement, he and Jeanette moved to Sanibel, Florida. In 1997, he and Jeanette moved to Springfield, Missouri, where he enjoyed being a volunteer at the Springfield Nature Center and the Springfield Little Theatre At The Landers. He was also an avid bridge player.Private family burial will be held in Memorial Gardens of St. Johns Episcopal Church, Springfield, Missouri. Cremation arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. OBITUARY TED R. LANE Center Loses Friend by Andrew StansellThe Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education at Florida Gulf Coast University recently marked the loss of a great friend. On September 25, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Muta Maathai passed away in Nairobi, Kenya after a courageous battle with cancer. Wangari was a brave pioneer for environmental sustainability, the rights of women and girls, and democracy in Africa. She was the first woman in East Africa to earn a doctorate, and the first to serve as a professor. In 1977, she founded the Green Belt Movement, which has since planted over 45 million trees in her native Kenya and beyond. She served on the Earth Charter Drafting Committee and was an ambassador for the Earth Charter movement until her death. Throughout her adult life she relentlessly advocated for the rights of nature and the empowerment of people. The center had been honored by her June agreement to serve as its Distinguished International Advisor. Recently, she provided advice to Center Director Peter Blaze Corcoran on the centers strategic planning process. Corcoran had been privileged to participate in the strategic planning process for the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies located at the University of Nairobi. He recalled his time spent with Wangari saying, I was privileged to know Wangari since the launch of the Earth Charter in 2000. I was always humbled that she took an interest in the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education. Corcoran went on to say, She was a great inspiration; she taught me that nothing is achieved unless one makes a great effort. Wangari saw the great efforts made by the center in leading the transition towards a sustainable future. She had said of the center, Activities that devastate the environment and societies continue unabated. Today we are faced with a challenge that calls for a shift in our thinking, so that humanity stops threatening its life support system. We are called to assist the Earth to heal her wounds and in the process heal our own. The Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education at Florida Gulf Coast University is engaged in the shift to a sustainable future through its Earth Charter scholarly agenda. The centers work in environmental education and social education points toward a better world.The life work of Professor Wangari Maathai has changed the lives of millions across Earth. The center is greatly privileged to have had the opportunity to work with Wangari and will continue to honor her through its work. 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11 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011 Scott and Gigi Martell, married in a small town in the Ethiopian countryside in October, 2010, had an American Wedding Saturday, October 8, 2011, at Sanibel Community Church. They were married by Pastor Daryl Donovan with friends and family in attendance, including Scotts daughter, Willow Martell, and her friend Nathan Cook, both from Portland, Oregon, and his brother and best man, Craig Martell, and friend, Randy Eckhardt, from Sarasota. Coming from Toronto, Canada were Gigis daughters, Athena and Betty Mekonnen. Gigi will head back to Ethiopia in two weeks to work with their project, Ethiopia Hope Village, while Scott will work in the USA for two months to share the orphan and vulnerable children project with Americans. A general informative presentation about Ethiopia is scheduled for the Sanibel Library the first week of January, with Scott flying home to Ethiopia on January 6. Ethiopia Hope Village was approved in April, 2011, launched in May, with the first orphans arriving in at a rental house in June. The five-year plan for the project includes caring for up to 24 double orphans and building a youth center with a childrens clinic, library and classes, sports fields, for up to 500 youth. The focus of the project is community-born, empowering, and self-sustainable over time. The children are the orphans, street children and those most at risk kids of Butajira, Ethiopia. A major element is developing income generating projects, such as a dairy farm, chicken ranch, bee hives, and vegetable garden, so that the project can become self-sustainable over time. Scott and Gigi are seeking $60,000 to build the first building in the village this year, and the residents of Butajira will be required to fund $10,000 in money, materials, and/or labor. In addition, the children need the safety of $1,000 a month for food and medical security, and to hire a nurse, manager, and childrens workers. The goal is that this $1,000 a month will be funded within Ethiopia by town members, and income projects, within 10 years. WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT Athena Mekonnen, Willow Martell, Randy Eckhardt, Scott and Gigi Martell, Craig Martell, Betty Mekonnen LOGOS Noodle NightLOGOS, a mid-week family ministry, started at Sanibel Community Church on October 5 with Use Your Noodle Night for all children ages three years through 5th grade. They noodled around all night long. Jacob Lemmon and Daniel Hayes enjoy pasta noodles for dinner at LOGOS Use Your Noodle Night Andres Blycker has taken off his noodle napkin holder and found a new use for it at LOGOS Use Your Noodle Night Noodle bowling anyone? The LOGOS kids enjoyed a great time of using marbles and pool noodles to bowl at Logos Use Your Noodle Night 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


13 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011A lecture by Cindy Mercado, a U.S. Fish & Wildlife officer who polices Tampa airport customs for wildlife smuggling, will be one highlight of Animal Investigations Day on Tuesday, October18, part of the 22nd Annual Ding Darling Days. The lecture, which replaces the originally scheduled talk by Animal Investigators author Dr. Laurel Neme, begins at 1 p.m. in the Refuge Education Center Auditorium and is open and free to the public. Mercado started her career with the USFWS in the Office of Law Enforcement in Miami. When I started, I could never imagine the vast variety of wildlife I would see from all over the world and much less the methods wildlife smugglers use to bring in hidden wildlife, she said. My stories may surprise you and even more so energize you to take part in stewardship of protected wildlife around the globe. Now stationed at the Tampa Wildlife Inspection Office, Mercado and her colleague facilitate the legal wildlife trade and conduct investigations involving violations in international wildlife trade. Also that day, refuge staff will offer the free special program, Animal Tracks & Scat starting at 11 a.m. in the Education Center Auditorium. A birding tour at the refuge, sealife cruises, a sea turtles talk at Tarpon Bay Explorers (TBE) take place throughout the day. As during the entire Ding Days week, all TBE tours are discounted. 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 SocietyFriends 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. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4, or dingdarlingsociety@gmail.com. World-Class Shelling, Fishing and Sanibel Sunsets! Shopping BeginsEast End 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. USFWS agent Cindy Mercado inspects incoming legal wildlife imports at the Tampa airportWildlife Smuggling Talk At Refuge Discover Visions Of The PastLee County Parks and Recreation presents Vision of the Past on Fort Myers Beach, a historical look at the pioneers of our area. Discover the facts and folklore of years past as you stroll through Matanzas Pass Preserve while visiting the Calusa Indians, Spaniards, pirates, Koreshans, early settlers, and pioneers of Estero Island. Visit the traditional craft vendors and demonstration area and sample some of the best jerk chicken and other food items the island has to offer. The event takes place on Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is open to all ages and is a great hands-on learning experience for the whole family. Reservations are encouraged but not required. To reserve a timeslot email vlittle@leegov.com. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of Matanzas Pass Preserve, Red Coconut RV Resort, Estero Island Historic Society, Calusa Ghost Tours/ Paddlesports, Tranquility Cove Massage and Lee County Parks & Recreation. Matanzas Pass Preserve is located at 199 Bay Road, Fort Myers Beach. Visit www. leeparks.org or call 533-7444 for more information. IslandSunNews.com Island Sun River Weekly News Looking For Something To Do... A Place To Eat... or even a New Home! Check Out Our AdvertisersCheck Out Our Web Site


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201114 Waverunners-Parasailing-Yamaha Scooters-Bicycles-Beach Chairs & Umbrellas-Sailboats Skimboards-SUPs-Golf Carts-Banana Boat Rides-Scoot Coupes-Cayo Costa WR Tours No-See-Um Repellent-Sunglasses-Freestyle & Momentum Watches-YOLO Gear-GoPro HD Sector 9-Arbor-Kahuna-Dregs-Gravity & Krown Longboards-Kahuna Big Stick-Beach Accessories-Indo Boards-Slackline-Kids Cl othing-Waboba-Zap Skimboards-Cool Hats YOLO Watersports, Inc. btnfrrbrbt rf r!f" rf r#$"!f" CROW Case Of The Week: Eastern Spotted Skunkby Emilie AlfinoThe staff at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) often serves as adoptive parents to wildlife babies orphaned or abandoned around Lee County, and this summer was no different. Four baby skunks arrived at CROW from Fort Myers on August 1. The two males and two females were orphaned siblings. Its a safe bet their mom was hit by a car, said CROW Wildlife Rehabilitator Robin Bast. Weve had baby skunks before but we dont generally have a whole nursery full at one time. Baby care is a huge part of what we do at CROW. Joshua Fernandez of San Carlos Park found the foursome. A friend of mine just had a baby and during the time he was with the baby in the house, he could smell skunk, Hernandez explained. We tried to find where it was coming from and discovered one of the skunks was coming in and out at the front of the house. The skunk had made a hole on the side of my friends yard below some concrete. Little by little, the babies started peeking out of the hole in the ground. Hernandez and his friend at first kept returning the skunks to their hideaway assuming the mother would return to claim her brood. Soon we started to figure the mommy was scared away and we gathered the babies up, he said. Hernandez did some research and learned skunks have four to six babies at a time. In this case, three were together and one had separated from the group. He and his friend were determined to find the fourth and reunite the full litter. We found one baby down the road from the others one day after we discovered the three, Hernandez said. In the middle of the night we were searching for a baby skunk for six hours! When they found the last one, Hernandez said his girlfriend wanted to keep one but he told her that wasnt a good idea. Its actually against the law to keep a wild animal as a pet; to do so requires permits from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department. These animals are wild, and it is not in their best interest or in the finders best interest to keep them. Please call CROW, said Dr. Robin. Hernandez said he was aware of CROW from an experience he had a long time ago. I found a wild cat and my landlord wouldnt let me keep him, so I took him to CROW to make sure he would get a good home, he said. When the skunks arrived at the clinic, they weighed around 60 to 70 grams too small to be weaned from their mother but all four were very bright, alert, and responsive. They looked fairly healthy but were too young to be without mom, so we hand-raised them, said Bast. The tiny skunks were put in CROWs baby possum room because thats where cage space was available. They were old enough that we werent giving them milk formula, Bast said. They got soaked kitten chow mixed with scrambled eggs, fruit bits, and mouse bits. You can look for that omelet on the menu the next time you go out to breakfast! The CROW team basically just gave the skunks supportive care as they grew up not that it was easy. Theyre interesting as little ones, Bast said. They dont really have control over their ability to spray. It was interesting to watch as they attempted to gain control of that. You could tell they were trying to spray but werent actually doing anything. Theyre cute but temperamental, according to CROW staff. They have attitudes, said Bast. They dont want to go from one side of the cage to the other while youre cleaning. Theyre not easygoing babies. When the babies reached 200 grams in weight they were moved to an outside cage, the squirrel complex, which has a dirt bottom and wooden boxes to hide in kind of like a burrow, Bast explained. The siblings lived in that cage for a little longer than two weeks. At that point they were spraying defensively, still eating really well and climbing so we thought they could handle themselves, said Bast. She and CROW Fellow Russell Martin released the nearly full-grown skunks in Alva, where there are some very good skunk habitats, on September 20; they had been in CROWs care for a little more than seven continued on page 15 Their rescuers allowed time for the mother to return to her brood before they acted; thats smart It took six hours to gather up these four little orphans BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva Island Hours Hours 2499 Periwinkle Way 2499 Periwinkle Way395-1263 Corner of Tarpon Bay Rd Corner of Tarpon Bay Rd In front of Baileys Grocery In front of Baileys Grocery www.georgeandwendyscornergrill.com www.georgeandwendyscornergrill.com Only Island Only Island All Day All Day Happy Hour Happy Hour 11am-6pm 11am-6pm Live Live Entertainment Entertainment Fri And Sat Fri And Sat Night Night Sanibels Fun Sports Bar Weve Got Your Game! Sanibels Fun Sports Bar Weve Got Your Game! 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15 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011 From page 14Skunkweeks. Based on that amount of time, the babies might have been as young as a couple of weeks old when they were found. It was a comical release by all accounts. The van was quite pungent, Bast laughed. They dont necessarily keep spraying but they have that odor around them and it gets attached to you. Post-release showers were definitely necessary, according to Bast. CROW Fellow Hilaire Sampson, who was primarily responsible for the babies indoor care along with the rest of the staff, got sprayed a couple of times. Thats when you know its time to move them outside, Bast said. Martin, who was the primary caregiver along with staff once the skunks were outdoors and also prepared them for release, never got sprayed and thus earned the nickname skunk whisperer. The animals personalities showed, as they often due, during the release. One of the skunks came out of the carrier really fast the brave one wandering around and exploring, climbing the trees right away, said Bast. The others were a little more timid but in five or 10 minutes, they headed off into the woods. Bast explained the four will probably go their own separate ways before long. Since they grew up together, though, its nice that they were released together and can keep an eye on each other initially, she concluded. 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. Visit www.crowclinic.org or call 472-3644. The siblings spent about two weeks in an outdoor cage Guided Botanical Garden Tour The Botanical Gardens at Sanibel Moorings Resort is overflowing with six acres of mature and unusual tropical flora and fauna. Join our head gardener, Anita Force Marshall, for an open-to-the-public twohour walking tour. This tour is a must-see for plant lovers and garden clubs. It takes place every Wednesday at 9 a.m. RSVP required; $5 fee per person. Call for reservations or more information at 472-4119, or visit www.sanibelmoorings.com. Orchid Societys First MeetingOncidiums and Growing Them Successfully will be the topic of the Monday, October 17 meeting of the Sanibel Captiva Orchid Society. The program will be presented by Bill Hill of Orchid Island Orchids in Vero Beach, a grower with 40 years experience specializing in oncidium culture. The meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m. at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 2304 Periwinkle Way. This will be the societys first meeting of the 2011-12 season. Orchid novices are encouraged to come to the meeting at 1 p.m. to hear a member of the San Cap Orchid Society speak on Summer Tales Yours. Participants are encouraged to come early to purchase orchids or can do so during intermission. People with questions or an ill orchid that needs diagnosis can bring their plants to the meeting during show-and-tell. Orchid Society members are invited to participate in a monthly show. Ribbons are awarded for best hybrid and best species orchids. Members and guests are also invited to participate in a monthly orchid raffle. Society membership is $20 annually; guests are $4. Photo Contest At Six Mile Cypress Slough PreserveSubmittal of photos for the Friends of the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve 3rd Annual Photo Contest begins November 1. The rules and entry information are available at the Interpretive Center at the Slough, 7751 Penzance Boulevard in Fort Myers and online at www.sloughpreserve.org. Submit your favorite pictures of the slough to the contest. This event is an opportunity to share views of this special natural area and its native wildlife. Award winners will be notified by February 15 and awards presented at a celebration at the Slough Interpretive Center on February 25. Winning photos will be displayed at the center. The judges for this years contest are Geoff Coe, a professional photographer and owner of Wild Images Florida; and slough volunteer naturalist James Mathisen, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ranger and photography specialist; and Charles OConnor, vice president and education chair for Friends and teacher for the Lee County School System. Entries will be accepted until 3 p.m. Tuesday, January 31 at the Interpretive Center at the Slough, 7751 Penzance Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33966. 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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201116 Still Time To Catch One Last Tarponby Capt. Matt MitchellWindy conditions and a few rainy mornings did not slow down the redfish bite. Good high water most days had the redfish eating throughout the entire length of the sound. Though no one area was really on fire, limits of redfish where the norm on every trip out this week. Though there are a lot of big schools of redfish working throughout the sound and around the passes, trying to find them and fish them during the windy choppy conditions was next to impossible this week. Although I did not get to fish the areas I wanted to due to the conditions, all in all it was a good week of fishing. All the redfish we caught this week came while working mangrove shorelines on the leeward side of the sound. The most consistent redfish bite came during the last few hours of the incoming tide while working the windblown side of mangrove shorelines. Both cut ladyfish chunks and cut pinfish skipped up under the trees caught fish from 18 to 28 inches. Water in the southern sound has been on the dirty side but even with the strong winds once you get north of Regla island the water was surprising clear. With steady northeast winds most of the week I have been staying comfortable and concentrating my efforts on the islands and shorelines on the Pine Island side of the sound. Some days to get on these redfish involves a lot of moving and working a whole shoreline to find that one sweet spot the fish are laid up in. Other days you pull right up on them then never find another one on the rest of the shoreline. Thats just the nature of redfish fishing against the mangroves, If you want to catch one last tarpon before its all over until the spring, keep your eyes open around feeding schools of ladyfish in the bay and around the feeding spanish mackerel along the beaches. Several times this week while catching ladyfish in the bait schools for cut bait I saw rolling tarpon. When conditions calm down again look for big dark clouds of glass minnows out along the beaches. These big schools of little baitfish will hold tarpon. Tarpon this time of year seem to feed much more freely than in the spring when the fish are here to mate and spawn. Tarpon right now are in the spanish mackerel and glass minnows for one reason and thats to eat hard and pack on weight before they migrate out of here. Some the most wide open tarpon bites I can ever remember have come in October and early November. Not only do these fish feed really hard, they have little to no boat and angler pressure on them. As soon as the first big cold front comes through, it will be all over. Live pinfish under a float or free lined shiners pitched into the bait schools where the tarpon are rolling will give you the best chance of a hookup. Just off the beach on Captiva is one of my favorite places this time of year to target these silver kings though bait pods and feedng ladyfish from Chino Island north to Mason Island always seems to have rolling tarpon in them too. Just about any place you find a lot of bait and feeding fish activity you could come across tarpon this next few weeks. Fall brings really big changes to our fishing not only do we get all the migratory species moving south through the area, snook begin there and move from the beaches and passes into the backcountry. October and November are big transition months for our fishing. Action can go either way depending on the arrival of our first big cold front. In some years past we have made it halfway through December until the arrival of that first front and the big slow down in fishing action. With temperatures on the water becoming more and more enjoyable by the day, get out and enjoy it while its still great fishing, Before we know it we will be shrimp fishing, hiding from the north wind in mangrove creeks and targeting the winter species of rat reds, sheepshead and trout while we count the months until spring arrives again.Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions email captmattmitchell@aol.com. Send Us Your Fish TalesThe Island Sun would like to hear from anglers about their catches. Send us details including tackle, bait and weather conditions, date of catch, species and weight, and include photographs with identification. Drop them at the Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, or email to islandsuncity@aol.com; or call Anne Mitchell at 395-1213. 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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201118 Captiva Cruises To Resume Tour To The Tarpon Lodge And Calusa Heritage Trail On Pine IslandCaptiva Cruises newest expedition in its Discover Southwest Florida History tours will focus on the fishing cultures in Pine Island Sound, a story of fascinating characters and traditions. This cruise will depart from McCarthys Marina on Captiva and travel to Pineland on Pine Island. Along the way, passengers will get an up-close look at historic fish houses of Pine Island Sound and discuss commercial fishing and the fishing cultures from the indigenous Calusa, to Spanish Cuban Ranchos, to the Punta Gorda Fish Company and to the spectacular tarpon and sport fishing of today. The tour will be greeted at The Tarpon Lodge and passengers will be oriented to this spectacular location, the familyrun business and their tradition of fishing within Pine Island Sound and Charlotte Harbor. Passengers then will relax while enjoying the old Florida charm of the 1926 Tarpon Lodge where lunch will be served with waterfront views of the sound and its mangrove islands. After lunch, the group will walk to The Randell Research Center (RRC), located across the street from The Tarpon Lodge. The RRC, a program of the Florida Museum of Natural History, aims to establish and maintain, at the internationally significant Pineland archeological and historical site, a permanent facility dedicated to learning and teaching the archeology, history and ecology of Southwest Florida. An RRC educator will guide the tour on The Calusa Heritage Trail to one of the pre-Columbian mounds of the ancient Calusa while elaborating on this unique fishing culture. 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19 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011Sponsorships Needed For Field Trip Program At Shell Museum Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Adopt-a-Class program gives Lee County youths a unique educational opportunity. Since the inception of the program in 2003, the shell museum has provided group tours and a one-of-a kind educational experience to thousands of children in Lee County. Adopt-a-Class creates the opportunity for 4th grade children, including those from disadvantaged neighborhoods, to tour the museum at no cost to the school. Lee County teachers who have participated in previous Adopt-a-Class programs report the field trip as the highlight of the school year for their 4th graders. While on the trip, students learn about mollusks, which are soft-bodied invertebrates that make their own shell. The museum visit consists of a 25-minute introductory film that covers mollusk anatomy, reproduction, locomotion, habitats, and how these creatures fit into the oceans food web. Students are then given four 15-minute guided tours which include a hands-on shell introduction in the learning laboratory, a game area shell identification matching game, the Great Hall of Shells tour, and the Live Tank program where students encounter live marine mollusks. The information given to 4th graders has been geared to match the science standards for biological sciences, reading and academic vocabulary building in the science content area. The shell museum is currently scheduling this academic years field trips for Lee County fourth grade students. However, due to continued cutbacks in Lee County school budgets, sponsorships from individuals and businesses are vital to the continuation of the program. With your support, Adopt-a-Class will once again be a highly successful educational outreach program for 2011-12. The cost for full sponsorship is $450, or co-sponsorship for $300. The full amount of your contribution is 100 percent tax deductible. If you would like to help sponsor the Adopt-a-Class program, contact Amanda Stirn at astirn@shellmuseum.org. For more information, contact Diane Thomas at dothomas@shellmuseum.org, or call the museum at 395-2233. Lee County 4th graders can take a field trip to The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum with the help of sponsorships JACARANDAThe Entertainment Nightly in Sanibels Social Scene1223 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL 472-1771 Happy Apps $5.95Sesame Encrusted Ahi Tuna, Crispy Fried Calamari, Chilled Oysters, Steamed Shrimp, BBQ Beef Satays Snow Crab Legs, Chicken WingsSanibels Best HAPPY HOUR4 7 p.m. Nightly in the lounge2 for 1 DrinksCall & Well Liquor, Draft Beer Selections, Select House Wine Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com 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 Bananas Ad Effective Oct. 13 Oct. 19 Ad Effective Oct. 13 Oct. 19 PumpkinsSave $2 Lb. $7. $7. 99 99Lb. $8. $8. 59 59Gulf Shrimp(36-40) Dozen Roses$9.99 $13. $13. 19 19Save $3 Lb.FRESH Coho Wild Salmon Fillets 79 79 Lb. Lb. Lb.


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201120 Limited Space Available On Ding Days Bunche Beach ToursA limited number of spots remain for the free Ding Darling Days Bunche Beach Birding Tram tour and on-site tour. Reservations and a refundable deposit are required; call 472-8900 as soon as possible as space fills up quickly. Times and dates for both trips coordinate with low tides. This year for the first time, however, only one of the tours will be by tram departing from the JN Ding Darling Refuge. It leaves from the refuge flagpole on Wednesday, October 19, at 11 a.m. and returns around 2 p.m. Transportation is compliments of Tarpon Bay Explorers. The second trip, by request of past participants, will meet at Bunche Beach, for the convenience of off-island residents. It meets on site at 1 p.m. Friday, October 21. The beach parking fee is $1 per hour. Participants must also reserve a spot for that tour. Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge sponsors Ding Darling Days along with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Tarpon Bay Explorers as well as support from local businesses and individuals. For more information on other birding tours and eco-events during the 22nd Annual Ding Darling Days, visit www.dingdarlingdays.com. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4, or dingdarlingsociety@gmail.com. Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Accepting Entries For Live Mollusk Amateur Photography CompetitionThere is still time to enter the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums 2nd Annual Live Mollusk Photography Competition. Photos of live mollusks eating, moving, mating, and more 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 through 24. The top photos will be displayed on the museums website, Facebook page, and in the lobby. A list of contest rules and judging criteria, and the registration form to be completed and emailed with each entry, can be found at www.shellmuseum.org. Send all inquiries and entries to Diane Thomas (dothomas@shellmuseum.org) or contact the Shell Museum at 395-2233. Experience the birds of Bunche Beach during two different Ding Darling Days birding tours Adrian Gonzales Guillen submitted this third-place photo from last years contest 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 Openin Soon Details to Come Danny Morgan & Friends 8:30-11:30 pm Wed & Fri opening Thursday 10/6


21 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011An 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. Two baby great horned owls at CROW 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... To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 Boating Education CoursesThe Sanibel Captiva Sail & Power Squadron believes that boating should be fun. Drownings, collisions, boat fires, sinkings, bad weather, and other problems are not fun. To avoid mishaps, USPS (United States Power Squadrons) encourages safe boating education. With that goal in mind and for the safety of boaters new and old, the Squadron is offering the following fall education courses to the public: November 5: How to Use a Chart November 12: Using GPS (Ground Positioning Systems) December 3: ABC-3 Basic Safe Boating Course (also January 14, February 25) December 10: Basic Coastal Navigation January 14: VHF/DSC Marine Radio January 28: Anchoring February 11: Boat Handling under Power February 25: Basic Weather & Forecasting The two-hour courses are taught by experienced state-certified boaters. The eight-hour ABC-3 course (offered three different times) is recommended as the beginning course for safe boating. It is necessary to take this type of course in order to obtain ones safe boating education card. For more information call Tom Gillis at 472-3828 or Ralph Sloan at 522-6704. Avoid boating mishaps by taking a safety course from the Sail & Power Squadron Everyone Deserves A Slice of ParadiseSANIBEL ISLAND, FLPIZZA 5 CRUST STLYES! "Crusty Curl Crust" Sicilian Style Crust (Deep Dish) Canape/Flatbread Crust Gluten Free Crust Parmesan Herb CrustTAKE OUT & DELIVERY ALL DAY! OPEN 11 AM CLOSE 7 DAYSTwo Sanibel Locations FREE DELIVERY1619 Periwinkle Way 472-1581 2496 Palm Ridge Rd. 472-3010/472-1023


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201122 Plant SmartBushy Broom Grassby Gerri ReavesAlong the roadsides this time of year youll spot the silvery haze of bushy broom grass (Andropogon glomeratus) as it glimmers in the sunlight. The blue-green tint of the narrow leaf blades gives the native grass another common name, bushy bluestem. Perennial and clump-forming, it usually grows two to five feet tall in low-lying areas, such as marshes and swales, and is common throughout the state. One can only wonder why its not used more often as an ornamental grass in the home and commercial landscape, especially since this native is low-maintenance, self-seeding, and suitable for problematic damp spots. It also has soilstabilizing properties. The plants most noticeable characteristic, though, is the fluffy, broom-like plume that gives it a resemblance to the popular muhly grass. The inflorescences are comprised of several branches, each with five to 12 spikelets, whose bristles create the hairy appearance. As the flower heads age, the silver tones turn to copper. Bushy broom grass can be used in dried flower arrangements another reason to include it in home landscapes. Plant it in moist soil in full to partial sun, and then wait for the showy silver fluffs in the fall. Sources: plants.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 grass beautifies the roadsides with silvery inflorescences in the fall Under-appreciated bushy broom grass flourishes amidst the native wildflower Spanish needle photos by Gerri ReavesFresh SEAFOOD Entr ees Daily Veal, Chicken, Pasta & PizzaFEATURING SANIBELS ORIGINAL WOOD FIRED PIZZA OVEN Present this ad and be seated before 5:30 p.m. and we will deduct $2.50 OFFEvery Adult Dinner Entree At MatzalunaNot valid with any other coupon. Expires 10/31/11 1200 Periwinkle Way (1/2 Mile west of the Causeway)472-1998 Open 7 Days HAPPY HOUR4:30-6 PM 1/2 PRICE Well Drinks & House Wines .50 OFF Bottled Beer HAPPY HOUR AT THE BAR! $5 APPETIZERS $5 VAN GOGH FLAVORED VODKA MARTINIS 4:30 TO 6 PM F h SEAFOODE Dil AT T HE B AR 5 APPETIZER S N GOGH FLAVORED D KA MARTINI S 4 :30 T O 6 P M THE ITALIAN KITCHEN PIZZA SPECIALS 2 FOR $15 LASAGNA $10 EGGPLANT PARMESAN $10 CAPRESE CROISSANT $7 FRENCH BAGUETTES 2 FOR $5 CIABATTA BREAD 2 FOR $4 DOLCE TESORO SPECIALS New Hours: 8:30-6 FREE WI-FINew lower prices for all fresh bakery items! To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


23 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011Shell Museum To Host Friday Lunch Hour SeriesStarting October 14, The BaileyMatthews Shell Museum will kick off another monthly Friday Lunch Hour at the Museum series. The programs run from noon to 1 p.m. and are free with museum admission or membership. Visitors are welcome to bring along a lunch to eat during the presentation. The guest speaker lineup includes: sea life photographer Jim Wedge (October 14); popular Sanibel author Christine Lemmon (November 11); sea adventurer/ shell collector/photographer Rob Masino (December 9); shell and fossil expert/ collector Dr. Gary Schmelz (January 13); and shell collector/crafter Anne Joffe (February 10). Wedges program is entitled Living Seashells & Other Mollusks. It will feature photos that include cowries and cones found in the Midand Western Pacific area of Micronesia, as well as colorful mollusks that exist without forming shells. Related Florida shells will also be discussed. Lemmon will share how her novels evolved from her imagination and life experiences on Sanibel. Her books provide satisfying beach reads for Florida residents and tourists. Lemmon will discuss her novels, Portion of the Sea, Sand in My Eyes, Sanibel Scribbles and Whisper from the Ocean. Masino will present photographs of live mollusks he found in Honduras, the Grenadines, and other Caribbean locations. He will also provide tips on how to best photograph these treasures of the sea. Dr. Schmelz has led several BaileyMatthews Shell Museum excursions abroad, and he will present the Wonder of the South Pacific Coral Reefs in crystal clear, colorful images. Joffe, shell museum board president, has also traveled the world to collect shells, and she will highlight her recent shelling adventure to Guaymas, Mexico. For additional information, contact Shell Museum Public Programs Specialist Diane Thomas at dothomas@shellmuseum.org, or phone 395-2233. Guided Botanical Garden Tour The Botanical Gardens at Sanibel Moorings Resort is overflowing with six acres of mature and unusual tropical flora and fauna. Join our head gardener, Anita Force Marshall, for an open-to-the-public twohour walking tour. This tour is a must-see for plant lovers and garden clubs. It takes place every Wednesday at 9 a.m. RSVP required; $5 fee per person. Call for reservations or more information at 472-4119, or visit www.sanibelmoorings.com. Coyote, Bear Tales At SCCFOn October 19, people can come to SCCF and learn about two newcomer species to the islands. A coyote and a Florida black bear were documented on the island for the first time last winter. Learn about the behaviors of these two new species and how to live with them. Coyotes have now moved into every county in Florida. Both human and bear populations are growing in Florida. Eighty percent of a bears diet comes from insects and fruits. The rogram is free to children and SCCF members, $5 for adult non-members, and starts at 10 a.m. Call 472-2329 for information. Photographer Gary Wedge will discuss this Conus Legatus and other colorful sea creatures he has encountered during the shell museums Friday Lunch Hour Series Swimming black bear 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 26th! Jerry Stawski Patricia Dean Make your reservations for a full night of Treat your family and friends to Traditions on the Beach this Holiday Season GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE! Jazz at Traditions on the Beach, featuring the Jerry Stawski Trio of the Ritz Carlton!


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201124 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 TernTop Ten Books On The Island1. Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin 2. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese 3. Cats Table by Michael Ondaatje 4. Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda 5. JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge by Charles LeBuff 6. Room by Emma Donoghue 7. Rules of Civility by Amor Towles 8. Soldiers Wife by Margaret Leroy 9. Wave by Susan Casey 10. One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni Courtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. Movies At The Sanibel LibraryThe Sanibel Public Library presents Now Showing at the Sanibel Public Library, a movie showing for adults. The kick-off is Monday, October 24 at 6 p.m. The featured film is Dracula (1931). The film will begin at 6 in Meeting Room #4. The library is at 770 Dunlop Road. Visit www.sanlib.org or call 472-2483. Poetic Voicesselected by Don BrownGrandma To The Rescueby Sidney B. SimonHe innocently says to her, I was over to your grandsons house, and his cupboard looked a little bare. There is a whirling, swooshing sound, grandma is out the door and on her way to the neighborhood super market, rescue juice pounding in her sometimes co-dependent corpuscles. Grandpa innocently yells out the alley, How about picking up some yogurt for me when youre dallying near the dairy case? She reels up to her full height, turns, a small sneer crosses her cute teeth, What do you think I am, your shopping servant? Grandpa gently closes the door, pulls out a 3 by 5 card and writes down the word Yogurt. He was planning on going out anyhow. Sidney B. Simon is Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts. His books on Values Clarification made him internationally famous, and took him to the Oprah show and got him on Phil Donahue. Simons book, Living And Loving In That Condo, was published in 2011. Its all about people in some mythical Florida condo, growing old, and sometimes with all their values clarified. This poem is from the book. On the island, Simon is active in The Island Writers, a member of Art Poems. Simon is a Theater Critic for The Islander, and he MCs the popular First Friday Stories For Grownups programs at the Sanibel Public Library. Finally, Simon was chosen as Literary Artist Of The Year 2011 at the Alliance for the Arts. For consideration, please send typed poems with a short biography to Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957 Attn: Don Brown or send a Microsoft Word attachment to donbrown@alum. mit.eduEmail your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com Voted as a Top 5 Best Breakfast in Florida By Southern Living Open 7 am 10 pm 7 Days a Week Breakfast t Endless Happy Hour Huge Kids Menu Outside Open 7 am 10 pm 7 Days a Week O p 1 0 p Voted BEST Family Dining We Pro ud ly y y y We Now Serving Fresh


FGCU Students Help SCCF With Monofilament Madness On October 2, FGCU students involved with the student organization ECO-Action manned canoes donated by The Castaways to participate in Monofilament Madness for SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation). Their destination was an SCCF property called Albright Island in Blind Pass. Albright Island is a 14.7-acre mangrove island purchased from Princeton University in 1990. Fishing is prevalent around the Albright Island which is used as a bird roosting sight. After a morning on the water, the students, led by Katie Broomfield, returned with two shopping bags of monofilament line, a chair, a fishing rod, and many plastic cups. To participate in the upcoming Buck Key Monofilament Madness the last two weeks in October call Dee at 472-2329 or email dserage@sccf.org. Aerial of Albright Island on the bay side of Blind Pass Free Ding Day Gets Kids Excited About WildlifeSunday Family Fun Day kicks off the 22nd Annual Ding Darling Days at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on October 16. The refuge and Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) have planned a free day jam-packed with activities for all ages from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. New this year, starting at 11 a.m., children can meet and pose with the refuges three characters Blue Goose, Bagzilla, and Teddy Roosevelt. Plus there will be a surprise appearance from a fourth wellloved childrens character. The first 500 children to check in at 10:30 a.m. will receive a reusable Ding Days bag filled with goodies and perfect for trick-or-treating. Sundays highlights include free narrated Tarpon Bay Explorers (TBE) tram tours of the refuge; live snake, bat, and bald eagle presentations; a butterfly house; face-painting; a touch tank; cool nature crafts; and free hot dogs. We estimate the value of this free event to be around $72 per child, said Ding Days Committee Co-chair Ranger Toni Westland. But the value of family and nature bonding? Priceless. Continuous free shuttle service will run from the old Island Water lot on SanibelCaptiva Road and TBE (look for signs). For more information on other events during the upcoming Ding Darling Days week, October 16 to 22, visit www. dingdarlingdays.com or call 472-1100, ext. 221. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566, 472-1100 ext. 4, or dingdarlingsociety@gmail.com. Kids can meet the Blue Goose, Bagzilla, and Teddy Roosevelt characters this year at Ding Days. Dont forget the camera! Monofilament is a threat to wildlife A discarded chair Geared up and ready to head out25 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201126 Beach scene by artist Joan Mikelsons Red roof beach house by artist Rita McLain Sailboat in harbor by artist Rita McLain Joan Mikelsons ,Mike Moukios, and Rita McLain Sanibel-Captiva Art League members Joan Mikelsons, Mike Moukios and Rita McLain will be exhibiting their paintings through November 5 at the Sanibel Public Library during regular library hours. The show features many large paintings that depict tropical scenes of beaches, water, figures and architecture in shades that range from wildly colorful to elegant and serene. The artists painting styles are representational, impressionistic and expressive. For more information about the Art League, log on to www. SanCapArt.com. View Paintings In Library Or Sanibel-Captiva Art League Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com Celebrating 26 Years of Fresh Fish! Snapper Snapper Grouper Grouper Tuna Tuna Salmon Salmon Sea Bass Sea Bass Mahi Mahi Mahi Mahi Swordfish Swordfish King Crab King Crab Scallops ScallopsWe serve it fresh... or we don't serve it at all!Fish Market open at 11 am 703 Tarpon Bay Rd 472-3128 Serving 5:00-9:30 pm 7 days www.prawnbroker.com FOOTBALL BRUNCH FOOTBALL BRUNCH isBACK, BACK, BACK! BACK, BACK, BACK! at OPEN Sat. & Sun. at 11:30featuring $1.00 Bloody Marys and ScrewdriversNEW BRUNCH MENUStrangled Egg combinations Giant Breakfast Burritos Sliders and Hog WingsWatch College and NFL GamesBIG "10" HEADQUARTERSOUTSIDE SMOKING/PET FRIENDLY PATIO16 TVSBuckets of Beer and Pitcher SpecialsHAPPY HOURS HAPPY HOURS From opening till 6:00 7 days Sanibel Sanibel s s True True Sports Bar Sports Bar Speak softly and order a Great Fish 1551 Periwinkle Way I 472-7242 Lunch 113 I Happy Hour 36 I Dinner 59:30Dinner reservations suggested DINING SHOPPING COCKTAILS AWARD-WINNING BISTRO CUISINE JEWELRY, CLOTHING, BOOKS & GIFTS FINE WINES, BEERS & HAPPY HOUR MENU Live! Danny Morgan & Friends! TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 8PM UNTIL... 1551 Periwinkle Way 472-7242 Lunch 11-3 Happy Hour 3-6 Dinner 5-9 Chris Workman Every Wed. 7-10pm Danny Morgan & Friends Tues. & Thurs. 7-10pm Live Music


27 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011 Beach scenes with children by artist Mike Moukios Restaurants Lining Up For Taste Of The IslandsThe Taste of the Islands is back. On Sunday, November 13, CROW and Bank of the Islands/Edison National Bank (presenting sponsor) will hold the 30th annual Taste of the Islands, with 20 participating island restaurants. The Taste will be held from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the Sanibel Community Park on Periwinkle Way. Fresh seafood, specialty salads, beef delicacies, delicious cakes and ice cream, and a variety of drinks will tempt all palates. Live music will add to the fun. The Taste is always a good place to sample some unusual offerings from the islands best. Last years winner of Best Appetizer was Chef Melissa Talmage of Sweet Melissas. This year she says, I chose the crepes and grilled octopus salad because they are two of my favorite items on the menu and I wanted to do something out of the ordinary. Participating restaurants include: Blue Giraffe; Bubble Room Restaurant; Chips Sanibel Steakhouse; Cips Place; Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille; East End Deli; George & Wendys Corner Grill; Gramma Dots; Island Pizza; Jacaranda; Matzaluna; Over Easy Caf; Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory; Sea Star Cafe & Bar; Sunshine Seafood Caf; Sweet Melissas Caf; Timbers Restaurant; Traders; Pinocchios Ice Cream; and Il Tesoro. Sponsorship opportunities are still available and include complimentary admission, T-shirts, and food and beverage tickets. CROW will also be looking for volunteers to help. For information on sponsorships and/or volunteer opportunities email volunteers@crowclinic.org continued on page 29 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. Voted BEST OF THE ISLANDSSpecials Every Day


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Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 My Stars FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 17, 2011ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Youre moving from a relatively stable situation to one that appears to be laced with perplexity. Be patient. Youll eventually get answers to help clear up the confusion around you. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A vexing situation tempts you to rush to set it all straight. But its best to let things sort themselves out so that you can get a better picture of the challenge youre facing. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Financial matters could create some confusion, especially with a torrent of advice pouring in from several sources. Resist acting on emotion and wait for the facts to emerge. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) That goal youve set is still in sight and is still in reach. Stay with the course that youre on. Making too many shifts in direction now could create another set of problems. LEO (July 23 to August 22) It might be time to confront a trouble-making associate and demand some answers. But be prepared for some surprises that could lead you to make a change in some long-standing plans. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Congratulations. Youre making great progress in sorting out all that confusion that kept you from making those important decisions. Youre on your way now. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A difficult experience begins to ease. Thats the good news. The not-so-good news is a possible complication that could prolong the problem awhile longer. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Your self-confidence gets a much-needed big boost as you start to unsnarl that knotty financial problem. Expect some help from a surprising source. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Congratulations. Any lingering negative aftereffects from that not-so-pleasant workplace situation are all but gone. Its time now to focus on the positive. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Your self-confidence grows stronger as you continue to take more control of your life. Arrange for some well-earned fun and relaxation with someone special. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) As usual, youve been concerned more about the needs of others than your own. You need to take time for yourself so that you can replenish all that spent energy. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Stronger planetary influences indicate a growing presence of people eager to help you navigate through the rough seas that might mark your career course. BORN THIS WEEK: You can balance emotion and logic, which gives you the ability to make choices that are more likely than not to prove successful. On Oct. 19, 1869, work begins on one of the most ambitious Western engineering projects of the day: a 4-mile-long tunnel through the solid rock of the Comstock Lode mining district in Nevada to divert water. The tunnel drained some 2 million gallons of water from the mines per year. On Oct. 23, 1925, John William Carson, who would become famous as the longtime host of the popular late-night TV program The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, is born in Corning, Iowa. Carson hosted The Tonight Show on NBC for 30 years, from 1962 to 1992. On Oct. 20, 1944, U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur wades ashore onto the Philippine island of Leyte, fulfilling his promise to return to the area he was forced to flee in 1942 under orders from President Franklin Roosevelt. He had left behind 90,000 American and Filipino troops, only one-third of whom survived to see his return. On Oct. 22, 1957, U.S. military personnel suffer their first casualties in Vietnam when 13 Americans are wounded in three terrorist bombings of Military Assistance Advisory Group and U.S. Information Service installations in Saigon. The rising tide of guerrilla activity in South Vietnam reached an estimated 30 terrorist incidents by the end of the year. On Oct. 17, 1968, Olympic gold medalist Tommie Smith and bronze medalist John Carlos are forced to return their awards because they raised their fists in a Black Power salute during the medal ceremony in Mexico City. On Oct. 18, 1977, in the sixth game of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees outfielder Reggie Jackson hits three home runs in a row off of three consecutive pitches from three different pitchers. When the game ended, the field flooded with fans. They had a new hero: Reggie Jackson, now known as Mr. October. On Oct. 21, 1988, Mystic Pizza, a romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts, Annabeth Gish and Lili Taylor as three young women who work at a pizza parlor in Mystic, Conn., opens in theaters. Matt Damon, then 18, also made his big-screen debut in the film. It was American artist and illustrator Florence Scovel Shinn who made the following observation: The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy. In 1811 and again in 1812, earthquakes caused the Mississippi River to temporarily reverse course.continued on page 38 THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUEISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201128


29 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011Calendar Girls Are On The MoveThe weather is cooling down but the Calendar Girls Florida dance team is just getting warmed up. On November 4 at 9 a.m., The Calendar Girls will march into the Share Club North at 5170 Orange Grove Boulevard in North Fort Myers for Lee Memorial Health System Military Supports Salute to Our Veterans. That afternoon, at 2:15 p.m, the team will help the Tony Rotino Center, Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral celebrate 34 years of service for seniors, sharing the stage with Turner Tappers, a barbershop quartet, and Fran Rotino, Rotinos daughter. On November 5, 1 p.m., at the Butterfly Gardens in Fort Myers, the Calendar Girls join Footsteps to the Future at its Pre-Holiday Art Show and Sale. Both groups actively mentor young women. At 8 p.m., in Page Field ACI Hangar, 325 Danley Drive, Fort Myers, the 5th annual Hangar Dance Tribute to American Aviators features master of ceremonies Jim Syoen, Big Band JJ&Company, and Rhythm in Motion. For more information call Earl Learner at 481-2801. The Calendar Girls applaud veterans at every performance. so they are delighted to be dancing twice on November 11. The first show is at 2:30 in Lehigh at the St. Rafael Fall Festival located in the parking lot across from Walmart. At 5:15p.m., Seven Lakes Veterans Day celebration benefits Paws for Patriots and Southeastern Guide Dog School in Palmetto, Florida, the main charities embraced by the Calendar Girls. Lots of four-legged friends are expected on November 12 at 10:30 a.m. in Four Freedoms Park, Cape Coral at Lab Fest. Local SEGDI puppy raisers will be on hand. For more information contact anita@capedogbakery.com. Another salute to the troops is at 12:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 1857 Jackson Street. Fort Myers. On November 13 at 3 p.m., the Calendar Girls will show off their moves at Arthur Murray Dance Studio on Metro Parkway in Fort Myers to benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank. The Calendar Girls will dance at the Franklin Shops on First Street in Fort Myers at 6 p.m. November 17. To kick off the holiday season, the Calendar Girls will debut their Christmas show on November 27 at 1 p.m. at Fleamasters Music Hall. For more information contact Kim.Gaide@leememorial.com or 209-6160. Luda Goldenberg, Pam West, Linda Floyd, Bette Frazier, Cara OKeefe, Marianne McSweeney, Katherine Shortlidge, Pat Webber, Barbara Peck, Tina Pegler, Lyn Carlson, JJ Jones 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! 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) ONE LARGE 16 CHEESE PIZZA PIZZA & & 10 10 WINGS WINGS $14.99 Across from CVS in Palm Ridge PlaceDELIVERY AVAILABLE TUE.SAT PM CLOSECALL AHEAD 472-2555~ OPEN ~Mon. 7am-3pm Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 7am-8pm Fri & Sat. 7am-9pm Sun. SeasonalWinner 2010 Taste of the Islands Voted BEST PizzaWe now sell beer!VALID FROM 4-8PM PICK-UP ONLY. TOPPINGS EXTRA, $1 EACH. NOT VALID WITH OTHER COUPONS OR OFFERS. EXPIRES 10/31/11 From page 27Taste Of The Islandswith your name and contact information and a form will be returned. Volunteers are admitted free and receive $3 off an commemorative Taste of the Islands T-shirt. The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) depends on the annual Taste of the Islands to continue its mission of saving wildlife through compassion, care and education. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201130 Shell Point Concert And ConversationsThe Concert and Conversations Series at Shell Point Retirement Community will again be open to the public. This series will feature four concerts followed by a beverage and dessert reception with the performers. The concerts start at 7 p.m. and the performers are: Olga Caceanova, violinist, and Constantine Finehouse, pianist, Tuesday, November 29. Yoonjung Han, pianist, Monday, December 5. Evan Drachman, cellist, and Richard Dowling, pianist, Thursday, January 12. ETA 3, Monday, February 13. Space is very limited, so reservations are required to attend any of the concerts in this series, which will be held in the Grand Cypress Room of the Woodlands. Tickets for each concert are $25, or $80 for the series. To purchase tickets or receive additional information about this and other concert series, call 454-2067 or visit www.shellpoint.org/concerts. Olga Caceanova was born in Chisinau, Moldova, and began studying the violin at an early age. As a member of Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, she has toured most of the United States and Europe. She has performed extensively in Russia and abroad, including most major venues in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Pianist Constantine Finehouse has been praised for his interpretations of depth and maturity. He has performed extensively in the United States and abroad, including Trieste, London, St. Petersburg and Odessa. He has several recordings to his credit and is on faculty at New England Conservatory.South Korean pianist Yoojung Han has been widely acclaimed as a rising star. She has earned recognition from distinguished international competitions and received the highest accolades in the United States and around the world. At age nine, she received her first gold medal and was named the Most Promising Young Artist. In 2008, Yoojung was the gold medalist at the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati. She has appeared in major cities across the United States, Asia, and Europe, including Carnegie Hall, Peter Jay Sharp Theater at the Julliard School, San Rocco Theater in Italy, and Aronoff Center in Cincinnati to name a few. In 2011 she made European debuts with the Berliner Symphoniker, Steinway Hall in London, Bergamo Festival in Italy, and Salle Cortot in Paris. Evan Drachman has appeared regularly as a soloist with orchestras for recitals and chamber music performances across the United States. He has also played recitals in India, Great Britain, Sweden, Italy, and Canada. He has carried on two techniques for which his grandfather, cellist Gregor Piatigorsky, was revered: the ability to make the cello imitate the human singing voice, and the ability to tell a story. He is founder and artistic director of the Piatigorsky Foundation, whose mission is to make classical music part of the fabric of everyday life.Richard Dowling is hailed by the New York Times as an especially impressive fine young pianist. He appears regularly across the United States in solo recitals and concerts with orchestras. He has an elegant and exciting style which earns him frequent return engagements. An artist of rising international stature, he has presented solo recitals in France, the Far East, Australia, Africa, and Europe. ETA 3, named after a luminous and spectacular star-forming nebula in our galaxy, is a classical trio comprising American flutist Chelsea Knox, Japanese Pianist Tomoko Nakayama, and Russian clarinetist Alexey Gorokholinsky. One of the most prominent, active, and exciting emerging chamber music groups coming out of New York City, ETA 3 was formed at the Julliard School. Olga Caceanova, violinist ETA 3, chamber musicians A Sanctuary of Art in The Village Shops2340 Periwinkle Way #B3 Sanibel, FL 33957239-472-3386Monday Saturday 10:30 To 5:00 www.watsonmacraegallery.com fine art artisan jewelry glass hand-crafted ceramics home accents Voted Best of the Islands 2011 Thank You For Your Support! Re-Open for Season, Please Come By. Evan Drachman, cellist Richard Dowling, pianist Constantine Finehouse, pianist Yoonjung Han, pianist


31 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011 How Sweet It Is At Broadway Palmby Di SaggauSugar, the Some Like it Hot Musical is sweet and sassy with a cast that brings back fond memories of the classic 1959 movie featuring unforgettable performances by Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe. The stage version has basically the same story while adding more than a dozen songs. Two down-and-out musicians witness the St. V alentines Day Massacre and in order to elude the gangsters, hide by dragging their way into a touring allgirl band. They make a quick getaway from snowy Chicago to sun-drenched Miami Beach. Jerry and Joe, played respectively by Gabe Templin and Mike Dale, become Daphne and Josephine and gain the confidence of Sugar Kane (Lara Hayhurst), the sex goddess with an inferiority complex, who plays the ukelele when shes not falling for sax players. While these three actors are the key performers, they are joined by an outstanding supporting cast. All are talented and a delight to watch. The plot includes some great twists and throws in several quirky scenes that really make the show a hit. The tap dancing numbers are great fun. Who can resist tap dancing gangsters? The intricate dance routines are perfectly timed, including the rat-a-tat syncopation that gives the gangsters machine guns their firepower. As executed by Tommy Wallace, who is Chicago capo Spats Palazzo, the tap exits become one of the shows comic signatures. Templin and Dale are hilarious playing off each other with their intriguing slapstick. The fact that they arent very convincing, or pretty, as women, makes the show even funnier. Hayhurst as the vulnerable Sugar wins everyones heart. The scene-stealer award goes to a silly performance by Sir Osgood Fielding, a dirty old millionaire brilliantly played by Victor Legarreta. He has the voice and the pizzazz to carry it off perfectly. His group of naughty old millionaires dancing around on walkers has the audience in stitches. Kathi Osborne as Sweet Sue, the leader of the band and Adam Trummel as her harassed manager, and a wonderful ensemble, all make major contributions to the success of a real comedy with showstopping song and dance. If you want to begin the fall with a smile on your face, treat yourself to Sugar. Directed by Paul Bernier with original choreography by Brooke Robyn Dairman, Sugar plays through November 19 at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. Tickets can be reserved by calling 2784422, by visiting www.BroadwayPalm. com, or stop by the box office at 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. The female band plus two male cross dressers Daphne, Sugar and Josephine 10% OFF 10% OFF ENTIRE BILL ONLY. 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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201132 Sauted Shrimp And Green Beans 1 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups green beans, cleaned 2 cups mushrooms, sliced cup almonds, sliced 2 tablespoons soy sauce Cook shrimp in half the olive oil, set aside. Heat remaining oil and saut beans and mushrooms until beans are tender. Add almonds and soy sauce. Yield: Four servings Look for Fresh from Florida ingredients at your grocery store. Sauted Shrimp And Green Beans Youth Concert: Haunted HalloweenThe Gulf Coast Symphony will perform a Youth Concert on Sunday, October 30 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers.Prior to the concert, beginning at 1 p.m., children and adults are invited to come in costume to participate in a costume parade. Children can participate in safe trick-or-treating and experience the Gulf Coast Symphonys Musical Petting Zoo, where they are encouraged to meet and chat with the symphony musicians and play some of their instruments. Prizes will be given for the most creative costumes. Then at 2 p.m., the symphony will perform music to set the mood for Halloween. During the performance, children are invited to sit onstage directly in front of the orchestra so their visual experience with the symphony is as meaningful and engaging as the music they hear. Tickets to are $10 for adults, $7 for childrens stage seats, and $5 for childrens regular theater seats. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Barbara B. Mann Box Office at 481-4849 or at www.gulfcoastsymphony.org. Gulf Coast Symphonys 17th season features its Symphonic Sensations Concert Series at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall (Broadway Heroes on January 22; AMERICA! geaturing Chris snf Dave Brubecks Ansel Adams: America on February 26; Richard Rodgers Songbook on March 18; Cirque de la Symphonie on April 21), Classical ACCESS Concerts at at Bishop Verots Anderson Theater (February 12 snf May 6) and BIG ARTS on Sanibel (December 4), outdoor pops concerts at Riverside Park in Bonita Springs (April 1) and Cape Corals Four Freedoms Park (January 8), Youth Concerts on October 30 and June 24, and other Gulf Coast Symphony ensemble performances throughout Southwest Florida. The Gulf Coast Symphony sponsors a comprehensive arts education program, Musical Gateways, dedicated to providing ongoing educational opportunities for adult and youth alike, that includes in-depth artist residencies for its partner schools and the entire community. The symphony rehearses weekly from October through June. For more information on orchestra membership, call 277-1700 or email info@gulfcoastsymphony.org. From page 1Whos Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?Annette Trossbach, recognized most recently for her directing work in Hamlet, A Clockwork Orange and Women Beware Women, is set to direct this classic written by famed playwright Edward Albee. All shows begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $42 for adults, and $20 for children 16 and under. Series tickets are $108 for three shows, or all six shows for $198. For tickets call 472-6862. BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater is located at 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is supported by Herb Strauss Theater Season Sponsor The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, and show sponsors Susen & James Berg and Brian Johnson, VIP Realty. Turkeys Needed For ThanksgivingAre you planning a family and/or friends gathering for Thanksgiving this year? Are you planning on having the traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings? Are you aware that there are thousands of families in Southwest Florida who wont have that opportunity because they cant afford to purchase the turkey and trimmings. The Harry Chapin Food Bank needs to supply 9,000 turkeys to their participating agencies for distribution to families. The food bank would like to find partners to assist by planning a drive to collect turkeys or cash so the food bank can purchase the turkeys to provide to children, seniors, and their families. Anyone who can help with this endeavor, please call Marta Hodson at the food bank, 334-7007, ext. 132, or martahodson@harrychapinfoodbank. org and let her know youll assist with a Turkey Drive. Funds and turkeys need to be received by November 20. For more information about or to contribute financially to the Harry Chapin Food Bank, contact 334-7007 or go to harrychapinfoodbank.org. Dr. Jacob Goldberger, Gulf Coast Symphony clarinetist photo by Ronald M. Farese Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com




ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201134 Sanibel-Captiva KiwanisKiwanis Kornersubmitted by Eric PfeiferOne of our own, Tom Louwers, stepped us last week to give us an update on his favorite charity. Friends Who Care is a Sanibel-based group, organized to assist families and individuals during times of need. As we approach the holidays, the needs seem to increase, and the volunteers really start working full time to help many families on Sanibel. Friends Who Care started in 1983 acting on leads from the Sanibel Police Department when kids or elderly residents needed assistance to survive. The clients names are always kept confidential, but we were told that the number of people requiring assistance continues to grow during these tough economic times. The criteria to be eligible for assistance includes living or working on Sanibel. This time of year, the volunteers (many of whom include Kiwanians) can be seen delivering turkeys and Christmas gifts. Next time you see Santa looking a little disheveled, ask him about the upcoming spaghetti dinner! Louwers mentioned that one of the recipients of assistance asked how she could ever pay the organization back. He said that the philosophy of Friends Who Care is for the clients to, Help someone else down the road when you are able. Working closely with Friends Who Care is another local organization, FISH (Friends In Serve Here) was started in 1981 to lend a helping hand to those in need on Sanibel and Captiva. Their objective is to make a social investment in our community that assists our neighbors to live independently and with dignity in their homes. In addition to providing a food pantry for the clients, FISH will provide other services including transportation, health care referrals, hurricane preparation, and education from tutoring to tax planning. Bill Fellows is the current president of FISH and he gave us an excellent Power Point presentation showing the history of the organization and a summary of the services provided. In 2006, the number of clients serviced has grown from 136 to 950. The funding has increased proportionately with over 50 percent coming from individual donations and 36 percent from grants and organizations such as Kiwanis. Many of us offer our time helping FISH, and four Kiwanians currently sit on the board. This week, we were proud to make our annual donation to FISH so they can get prepared for the busy holiday season which is fast approaching. You will also see many of our members assisting you with the parking of your car as you arrive to race in the annual FISH 10K run this Saturday. They are expecting more than 500 runners again this year, so plan on getting there early. These types of events raise more than 10 percent of the necessary funds for FISH, so come out and help support the community. We hope to see you there.If you would like to be involved in helping local organizations such as FISH and Friends Who Care, you can get started by joining Kiwanis. Feel free to join us for a hot breakfast everyday Tuesday morning at 7:30 a.m at The Dunes. We look forward to seeing you. Bill Fellows and Don Feiner Tom Louwers Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellSanibel-Captiva Rotary Club District Governor Denise Hearn announced at Friday mornings meeting a special opportunity that Rotary is extending to World War II Veterans. An invitation is being extended to WWII veterans for a no-cost oneday flight to the nations capital to visit the inspirational WWII memorial and other patriotic venues in Washington, D.C. This is our Rotary Districts way of saluting WWII veterans and thanking them for the service to our country. Call Shirley Jewell, 337-1099, and I will email or send information to you directly. Friday was also Rotary District 6960 Dictionary Day. Rotarians delivered our Rotary Student Dictionaries to the third-grade students at Sanibel School. Dictionary Day was designed to honor Rotary Internationals commitment toward encouraging the full potential of literacy around the world, the foundation of education. For the last few years, Sanibel-Captiva Rotary also has a team that hands out our student dictionaries to third-grade students at Fort Myers Beach Elementary. This is an uplifting experience for those who take part in this project. The students at both of these schools were excited to receive these books. Our Dictionary Day captains Alex Werner (Sanibel) and Adair Heath (Fort Myers Beach) do a great job challenging the kids to use their new dictionaries. It is an enjoyable time Islanders will see Rotarians out and about both on Saturday and Sunday this coming weekend. Rotarians are part of the great volunteer core that is working the FISH 10K RUN. Although we are supposed to be impartial toward the racers, Rotarians will be cheering, one of our own, Don Russell. Ding Darling Days will be up and running beginning Sunday the 16th. This week-long event starts Sunday with a Free Family Fun Day. Sanibel-Captiva Rotary is a Reddish Egret Sponsor of this event.continued on page 35 Rotary District 6960 Governor Denise Hearn SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 123 PRESENTS


35 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011 Species Named After Shell Museum DirectorThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Director Dr. Jos Leal has received another accolade, a shell species named in his honor. According to Dr. Emilio Garcia of Lafayette, Lousiana in the October 10, 2011, issue of the Belgian journal Novapex, a puzzling wentletrap, that can be found on Sanibel and other Gulf areas, will now be known as Epitonium leali. In the article, Dr. Garcia stated, (The species) is named after Dr. Jos H. Leal, director of The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, Sanibel, Florida, and editor of the prestigious malacological journal The Nautilus. This taxon honors him for his accomplishments in the field and for his willingness to help both personally and in his capacity as the director of The BaileyMatthews Shell Museum. Dr. Leal is thrilled by the honor. It is great to have that elusive species named after me; I am grateful to Dr. Garcia, he said. Having a wentletrap from Sanibel with my name makes it a very touching and meaningful tribute. The Epitonium leali, recently named after Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Director Dr. Jos Leal Ben (eight years old) caught this 28-inch Red Drum Sunday, October 9 at the Sanibel Fishing Pier. As you can tell by the picture, he was mighty proud! A very happy Ben Arensman shows off his catch Fish Caught De-peppering North CaptivaSCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) is recruiting volunteers to help de-pepper North Captiva Island. Gathering at Barnacle Phils Restaurant at 9:15 a.m., volunteers will rendezvous with staff from Cayo Costa State Park and SCCF to lay out a plan of attack for the invading Brazilian pepper. This noxious non-native plant has grown so aggressively so as to overtake gopher tortoise burrows and coco plum shrubs. Brazilian pepper is one tough plant to eliminate so it is necessary to have a multipronged approach to its eradication. Volunteers will be asked to use hand tools such as pruners and loppers while park staff will follow behind with chain saws. SCCF has established a North Captiva Conservation Fund for conservation and education work on North Captiva. The first money into the fund came from removing the dollar bills from the walls of the Barnacle Phils restaurant this past summer. There are two items of caution. Some people are allergic to Brazilian pepper which causes a rash much like poison ivy. Secondly, transportation to and from Barnacle Phils, located on the north shore in Safety Harbor on North Captiva Island, is the responsibility of the volunteers. North Captiva is a gorgeous 4.5-mile long bridgeless barrier island. This piece of paradise can only be publically accessed by boat. This is a great chance to get to know the island from the inside out and then take a plunge into the Gulf of Mexico. Bring your bathing suit and work gloves, dress in long pants, long sleeves and sensible shoes. Anyone willing to declare war on this green alien can contact Kristie Anders at SCCF, 472-2329 or email kanders@sccf.org. DING DING DARLING DARLING DAYS DAYSSANIBEL & CAPTIVA October 16 October 16THRU October 22 October 22From page 1CECI SponsorsJensen. They join other Silver Sponsors Don and Gaither Deluca, L3 Beach Photo, Ken and Kim Kouril, Island Therapy Center, Periwinkle Park, Jodi and Myk Willis, and Sanibel Physical Therapy. The Title Sponsor for the event is the SanibelCaptiva Kiwanis. Highlights of the Beach Ball include live and silent auctions, great food, open bar and live music by New Beginnings. Its sure to be a great time, so call the Childrens Education Center of the Islands to make your reservations, 472-4538. From page 34RotaryUpcoming Friday morning speakers: October 21: Sanibel Chief of Police Bill Tomlinson, October 28: Rotary District Water Chairman Ron Myers, November 4: Sanibel Bike Clubs Tom Sharbaugh, and a Veterans Day meeting speaker November 11 Commander Douglas Queich USN Retired. The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday at Beachveiw Steakhouse & Tavern, 1100 Par View Drive. For more information, call 3371099. 75th Annual SANIBEL SANIBEL SHELL FAIR SHELL FAIR & SHOW & SHOWMarch 1st ,2nd and 3rd


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201136 Island Democrats Welcome Back Potluck Suppersubmitted by June SieberOn Thursday night, October 20 at 6 p.m., the Democratic Club of the Islands will hold its Welcome Back Potluck Supper at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. The annual get-together is held to renew old friendships, learn about the clubs plans for its monthly events, and to hear how to get involved in grassroots Florida politics. Entre meats and beverages will be provided by the club, and members are asked to bring a dish to share. The Democratic Club is honored to have national political consultant Bob Schaeffer as its featured speaker. He will discuss Looking Ahead to 20l2. A question-and-answer period will give members the chance to explore controversial state and national changes in issues such as vote by mail, re-districting, and other voter suppression attempts. Democrats will also hear from the Lee County Democratic Party Chairwoman Sandra McClinton, who will discuss opportunities for volunteering with on-going Democratic efforts, and Lydia Sherman, the Democratic state committee woman for Lee County, who will discuss activities at the Florida state level. All Democratic Club of the Islands members are encouraged to attend, as are any other area Democrats or Lee County people wishing to get involved in Democratic politics or simply to become better informed about the issues. The Democratic Club of the Islands is an authorized organization of the Lee County Democratic Executive Committee, organized to stimulate interest in political and governmental affairs, to educate the electorate about issues, to further the ideals and principles of the Democratic Party and to support Democratic Party nominees in national, state, and local elections. Email demclubislands@gmail.com or call 395-9078 for more information. Fire Prevention Week CampaignWhats the best way to protect your family from fire? Be ahead of the game, of course. Learn how during Fire Prevention Week, October 9 to 15 With more than 360,000 home fires reported in the United States in 2009, according to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), your best defense is a good offense. This years campaign is: Its Fire Prevention Week Protect your Family from Fire!, and it focuses on preventing the leading causes of home fires -cooking, heating and electrical equipment, as well as candles and smoking materials. Additionally, it urges people to protect their homes and families with life-saving technology and planning. In 2009, 2,565 people died in home fires. Nearly all of these deaths could have been prevented by taking a few simple precautions like having working smoke alarms and a home fire escape plan, keeping things that can burn away from the stove and always turning off space heaters before going to bed. Fire is a dangerous opponent but by anticipating the hazards, you are much less likely to be one of the nearly 13,000 people injured in home fires each year. Here are some tips for protecting your home and family from fire: Stay in the kitchen while you are frying, grilling, or broiling food. If you leave the kitchen for even a short period of time, turn off the stove. Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or portable space heater. Have a three-foot kid-free zone around open fires and space heaters. Replace or repair damaged or loose electrical cords. If you smoke, smoke outside and use deep, wide ashtrays on a sturdy table. Blow out all candles when you leave the room or go to bed. Avoid the use of candles in the bedroom and other areas where people may fall asleep. Residents need to provide the best protection to keep their homes and families safe in the event of a fire. This can be achieved by developing an escape plan that you practice regularly and equipping homes with life-saving technologies like smoke alarms and home fire sprinklers. The following tips will help keep your family safe if there is a fire in your home: Install smoke alarms inside each bedroom, outside each sleeping area, and on every level of the home (including the basement). Interconnect all smoke alarms in the home so when one sounds, they all sound. Test smoke alarms at least monthly and replace all smoke alarms when they are 10 years old, or sooner if they do not respond when tested. Make sure everyone in your home knows how to respond if the smoke alarm sounds. Pull together everyone in your household and make a plan. Walk through your home and inspect all possible ways out. Households with children should consider drawing a floor plan of your home, marking two ways out of each room, including windows and doors. If you are building or remodeling your home, consider installing fire sprinklers. To find out more about Fire Prevention Week programs and activities or to learn more about this years campaign, visit NFPAs website at www. firepreventionweek.org. A Great Place To Be Stranded 10 A.M. 6 P.M. MON. SAT. 12-5 P.M. SUNDAY1571 PERIWINKLE WAYSANIBEL, FL 33957 239.472.5223www.sanibelbookshop.com HAPPY HOUR DAILY 5-6 p.m. Stop by for a FREE glass of wine and check out our Happy Hour special of the day!FREE Trollbead with purchase of a bracelet and decorative clasp. Amy Bennett Williams Will be signing copies of her new bookAlong The Caloosahatchee RiverFriday, October 21 11am-1pm Large selection of greeting cards including Sunrise Greetings, Crane & Co., Quotable Cards, Local artist: Myra Roberts and much more! We also carry beautiful gift bags! If you are in need of invitations, boxed cards or stationary, we have that too!Book ReviewLincolns Menby Max FriedersdorfFor pure pleasure of reading, none of the new books appearing about Abraham Lincoln can compare with Lincolns Men, The President And His Private Secretaries by scholar and historian Daniel Mark Epstein. Two young Illinois journalists, John Nicolay and John Hay, both carefree bachelors, worked for the election of Lincoln in 1861. As a reward for their service, Linclon hired them as private secretaries to accompany him to Washington. Hay and Nicolay comprised the entirety of Lincolns staff except for Edward McManus, the Irish doorkeeper at the White House charged with keeping order among the hundreds of job seekers thronging the Executive Mansion to see the president each day. The two-man staff of Nicolay and Hay answered all of the presidents mail, handled the press, Congressional relations, political chores and organized all social events, a devilish task because of Mrs. Lincolns clashes with both the young Lincoln aides. What makes Lincolns Men such a great book is that both Hay and Nicolay lived on the second floor of the White House and were in constant contact with the president, accompanying him to Cabinet meetings, councils of war with his generals, night-long vigils awaiting battlefield news, and ultimately to Gettysburg for Lincolns immortal address. After the assassination, Nicolay and Hay both chose diplomatic careers in later administrations, but as close friends for life, they co-wrote a history of the Lincoln administration. Their personl reminiscenses, anecdotes, stories,recollectons and assessment of Lincoln as a friend and employer, as well as our greatest president, make for spell-binding literature. I have rarely seen him more serene and busy. He is managing this war, the draft, foreign relations, and planning. reconstruction of the Union, all at once. He rules the cabinet, and there is no cavil... the good of the country absolutely demands that he should be kept where he is until this thing is over. There is no man in the country so gentle and so firm. I believe the hand of God placed him where his is, Hay writes in his daily journal. There was much for a bright young man to learn in that time and place but no lesson more valuable than the one Hay was learning from Lincoln, who ignored insults and high-handedness from General McClellan, saying it was better at this time not to be making points of etiquette and personal dignity. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention, Lincoln advised. Nicolay reports the only time he ever heard Lincoln curse in his presence was on the night of February 27, 1862, a week after Lincolns son Willie had died. Lincoln had just learned that McClellan had spent a fortune on a fleet of canal boats to take up to Harpers Ferry for use against the Rebels, but they were too large for the lift locks on the canal. Why in the hell didnt he measure first? the president cried when informed by Secretary of War Stanton. Lincons Men, By Daniel Mark Epstein. Smithsonian Books, Harper Collins, hardback, 262 pages, $26.99.


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. 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. Monday and Thursday: Crazy Crab Races; Music Friday-Saturday: The Bad Banditos. 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 Shell Point Resident Featured On The Cover Of Seniors Blue BookShell Point Retirement Community resident Frankie Rad was featured on the cover of the bi-annual Seniors Blue Book for Southwest Florida. The current publication, which covers September through February, offers stories and information to seniors looking for housing and resources in Lee and Collier counties. Rad, who is 92 years young and has lived at Shell Point for 18 years, is just one of the more than 2,000 active individuals at Shell Point. She is a wife and mother and for decades always hoped she would one day learn how to fly. The article in the current Senior Blue book goes into great detail on how she worked towards and accomplished her dream of flying. To pick up a copy of Seniors Blue Book and read more about Frankie Rad, visit the pharmacy section of any Walgreens in Lee and Collier counties. To learn about Shell Point, visit www. shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131. Presidents Book Award FinalistOn September 28, Indigo Press LLC, was notified by the Florida Publishers Association (FPA) that its latest title, The Living Gulf Coast A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida, was nominated as a finalist for the Presidents Book Award. The nomination is for the best non-fiction work published in Florida in 2011. Competition was exceptionally high this year because, for the first time in the history of the contest, the entries were open to all Florida publishers, including University Presses. The final award Gold, Silver or Bronze will be announced at the FPAs annual awards banquet on November 5 at the Helmsely Sandcastle Hotel on Lido Beach in Sarasota. The Living Gulf Coast is a nature guide covering six counties of Southwest Florida including Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Glades and Hendry. The book includes 291 species of birds, all the mammals and more than 90 species of reptiles and amphibians found in this region as well as 162 various parks, preserves, and eco-destinations located within the region. The book is available throughout Southwest Florida and in all major online bookstores. For more information about the Florida Publishers Association, visit www. flbookpub.org. To read an excerpt from The Living Gulf Coast or to learn more about Indigo Press, go to www.indigopress.net. Charlie Sobczak 37 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011


Fort Myers To Attempt World Record For Largest Gathering Of ZombiesAccording to The Guinness Book of World Records, the largest gathering of zombies was held in Asbury Park, New Jersey on October 30, 2010, with 4,093 participants. At last years ZOMBICON in downtown Fort Myers, police estimated more than 10,000 people in attendance, unofficially shattering the current record. ZOMBICON organizers hope to make it official during this years event on October 15. The public is invited to join the zombie horde and help put Fort Myers on the World Map. Other cities have tried and failed. Brisbane, Australia; Seattle, Washington; and Dublin, Ireland have all claimed larger numbers, but have not, thus far satisfied Guinness stringent requirements. The rules state that all participants must be wearing zombie costumes or makeup, which (at the very least) must include white face, dark eyes and red color. All zombies must gather simultaneously within a designated area and remain there for a minimum of 10 minutes. This must be timed by two experienced timekeepers with stopwatches accurate to 0.01 seconds. Other forms of verification must be submitted including photos, video and official statements. ZOMBICON producer/director Janet Planit DeMarco said, For the other attempts, people gathered just to set the world record. We are going to try to pull this off right in the middle or our event. This poses a unique challenge for event organizers, who have devised the following plan to fulfill all requirements while maintaining the continuity of the event. All persons wearing zombie makeup will be registered for the world record attempt by signing in and receiving a wristband with a unique number. Registration will take place on October 15 from 5 p.m. until 8:45 p.m. at these locations: the main entrance (Main Strett and Hendry) the stage door entrance (Bay Street and Hendry), and the Kiss Me/Kill Me booth at the Patio de Leon. At 9 p.m. sharp, all registered zombies must report to The Red Zone (First Street between Broadway and Jackson). Members of the ZOMBICON Security Team (The Goon Squad) will facilitate the movement of all infected zombies into the quarantined area. All survivors (those not wearing zombie makeup) will be asked to step off of the street and onto the sidewalk. During the record attempt, survivors may seek refuge in the sanctuary of the Patio de Leon or in any of the local bars and restaurants. Once all zombies are contained within The Red Zone, the official timekeepers will mark the start of the world record attempt with a loud audible signal. All zombies must stay within the designated area for the duration. Some lucky zombies will be rewarded for their patience with ZOMBICON T-shirts and other gifts. Once 10 minutes has elapsed, a second signal will proclaim the end of the attempt, and the red tape will be cut, allowing the zombies to rejoin the living as the party continues. All documentation including media coverage and eyewitness accounts will then be submitted to Guinness for verification. For updates on the status of the world record, visit www.zombicon.com/worldrecord. The Fort Myers High School Drumline in the Zombie Walk photo by Roger Hootman The Patio de Leon during ZOMBICON 2010 photo courtesy of ZOMBICON From page 28Strange But True You might be surprised to learn that about a million Americans say they drink Coca-Cola for breakfast. Dominique Bouhours, a Frenchman who lived in the 17th century, was a priest, an essayist and a grammarian. The love of language may have been closest to his heart, though; its been reported that the final words he uttered on his deathbed were, I am about to -or I am going to -die; either expression is used. The beaver is a rodent. If youre like the average adult, when youre sitting in a relaxed position, you inhale about one pint of air with every breath. The United States isnt the only country that has an accolade to recognize excellence in the film industry. Here the awards are known as the Oscars, but other nations have their own names for the awards: In Canada theyre known as Genies, in France theyre Cesars, in Russia theyre called Nikas, in Mexico theyre Golden Ariels, in Spain theyre known as Goyas, and in the United Kingdom theyre called Orange British Academy Film Awards. Those who study such things say that millions of trees are planted accidentally when absent-minded squirrels forget where they buried their nuts. In ancient Rome, if you had a hooked nose you were considered to be a born leader. Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still. -Calvin Coolidge THOUGHT FOR THE DAY ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201138 To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


39 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011 A Captivating New Play At Theatre Conspiracyby Di SaggauInvasion of Privacy played to a full house opening night at Theatre Conspiracy and it was a huge hit. Florida playwright Larry Parr won this years New Play Contest at Theatre Conspiracy with his clever tale of a lawsuit filed against famous author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. The play opens on a clever note and continues to entertain. The time is 1946 and Rawlings, Pulitzer Prize winner for The Yearling, is being sued by her former friend and neighbor Zelma Cason for $100,000. Cason charges libel and invasion of her privacy. She objects to the way she is described in Rawlings book Cross Creek. The wording goes as follows, Zelma is an ageless spinster resembling an angry and efficient canary. She manages her orange grove and as much of the village and country as needs management or will submit to it. I cannot decide whether she should have been a man or a mother. She combines the more violent characteristics of both and those who ask for or accept her manifold ministrations think nothing of being cursed loudly at the very instant of being tenderly fed, clothed, nursed or guided through their troubles. Zelma tells Marjorie, You have made a hussy out of me. She wants $100,000 to soothe her hurt feelings. Joann Haley as Marjorie and Karen Goldberg as Zelma are perfectly cast in their roles. We see Rawlings vulnerability and discover her problem with alcohol. Her husband alludes to the bottle she keeps by her typewriter. Cason on the other hand is obviously jealous of her friends success and feeling offended that Rawlings has time to entertain the likes of Ernest Hemingway and Eleanor Roosevelt, but no time for her. Marjorie fires back saying that Zelma is about as literate as an earthworm.At one point Zelma is willing to settle for $8,000 but thats out of the question as far as Marjorie is concerned, so they end up going to court. The eyes of the world are on this trial because no other major American writer of the 20th century had ever been sued for invasion of privacy concerning an autobiographical work. Standing by Marjorie throughout the trial is her husband Norton Baskin (Rick Sebastian) and her attorney Sigsbee Scruggs (Stephen Hooper). Portraying Judge Murphree is Mike Breen. The prosecuting attorney Kate Walton (Tera Nicole Miller) is only 29. In spite of a zealous fight, she loses the case, but on appeal takes it to the Florida Supreme Court.Watching Zelma on the witness stand and listening to her rantings, one cant help but feel that Marjories description of her in the book is right on. During a talk-back with the playwright, Parr said he couldnt have asked for more colorful characters to work with on his play. He researched the actual trial records and condensed more than four years of legal proceedings into a two-act play that leaves the audience wanting to know more about the characters. I love it when that happens. The precedent-setting decision by the Florida Supreme Court resulted in Cason being awarded $1 and court costs. Although Rawlings won the fight, she was left greatly depressed and never again wrote about the people of Cross Creek. She died in 1953 in St. Augustine of a cerebral hemorrhage and bequeathed most of her property to the University of Florida in Gainesville. Her husband Norton survived her by 44 years. They are buried side-by-side at Antioch Cemetery near Island Grove, Florida. Rawlings tombstone bears the inscription, Through her writing she endeared herself to the people of the world. Invasion of Privacy is a show not to be missed. It plays through October 22 at Theatre Conspiracy, 10091 McGregor Boulevard, Alliance for the Arts. For tickets call 936-3239. Fabulous Food Cocktails Music Dancing $75.00 Per Person Silent and Live Auction To Bene t: To Bene t: The Beach Ball Saturday October 22, 2011 Saturday October 22, 2011 7-10 at the Sanctuary Golf Club 7-10 at the Sanctuary Golf Club CHILDRENS EDUCATION CENTER OF THE ISLANDSThank you to our sponsors for their generous supportTitle Sponsor:Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Titanium SponsorIsland Sun John Grey Painting Lily and Co. The Sanctuary Golf Club Sanibel/Captiva Trust Company Gold SponsorBank of the Islands Bay Medical Solutions Denise & Brian Cobb Royal Shell Tropical Tradesmen G.C. Inc. Gaither & Don Deluca Floral Artistry Island Therapy Center Gina & John Jensen Kim & Ken Kouril L3 Beach Photo Over Easy Caf/ Island Paws Periwinkle Park Physical Therapy of Sanibel Seashells of Sanibel Condominiums Jodi & Myk Willis Silver SponsorRSVP to 472-4538 Joann Haley (seated) and Tera Nicole Miller.


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FREETake Me Home NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands BUSINESS REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIEDS VOL. 19, NO. 16 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA OCTOBER 14, 2011 B BSECTIONSanibel Beautification is planning an appreciation celebration on Tuesday, October 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Community House, sponsored by the Sanibel Captiva Trust Company. This event is to thank the many volunteers, donors, businesses, professionals, individuals, clubs and organizations that have supported Sanibel Beautification the past 11 years, enabling it to accomplish its goals. Sanibel Beautification has been an extraordinary cooperative effort between the city and the community. The enthusiastic support of the community in terms of financial contributions, professional services provided, volunteer labor donated and the willingness of individuals to give of their time, talents, energy, has all been gratifying. In the 11 years since it was formed in May, 2000, Sanibel Beautification has: Completed and maintained the landscaping of the causeway intersection and the Lindgren Boulevard medians. Redesigned the island entrance, partnering with the VFW to replace the flag pole there. Established a memorial area for Periwinkle Pavers, and provided Christmas lighting for the past 10 years. Partnered with the cty, chamber of commerce, and Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation in the restoration of native vegetation along Periwinkle Way following Hurricane Charley. Established nine garden areas with benches, bike racks, two picnic areas, one a native plant botanical garden with 29 species.continued on page 4B Dedicated hard working SBI volunteers Bill McBeath and Lou Scariot Sanibel Beautification Concludes Project With Celebration Of Thanks Sanibel Beautification Vice President Charlie Hart and President Ada Shissler with an award from the National Wildlife Federation, one of four awards recognizing Sanibel Beautification at the local, county, state and national levels Around The IslandsThis Vet Makes House Callsby Anne MitchellIIf you have a scaredy cat or a nervous dog, you might want to look into having a veterinarian make house calls instead of putting your pets through the ordeal of a clinic visit. Dr. Mark W. Hullstrung is offering house calls on Sanibel, Captiva and Fort Myers for dogs and cats. Hullstrung said cats especially benefit from being examined and treated at home. They are often nervous wrecks when they get to the vets office, he said, and their blood pressure rises too. Hullstrung had his own practice in northern New Jersey. He and his family moved down here nearly seven years ago, having visited the islands for 20 years. His daughter Samantha, a high school senior who plans to attend veterinary school, acts as Hullstrungs assistant when he makes house calls. He has privileges at a local vets clinic in case a patient needs surgery or more than routine treatments, as well as connections with a veterinary pharmacy for prescriptions. You might be wondering how much more it costs to have the vet come to you.continued on page 2B Dr. Mark W. Hullstrung, veterinarian, with his daughter Samantha and puppy Gelato Choose from many different products, textures and designs that will make your kitchen one of a kind


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 20112B Hortoons The Great Cowrie Drive of 2011 From page 1BAround The IslandsIts a little bit more expensive, he said. But when you compare it with what you pay for a plumber or an electrician to come to your house, its not that much. The vet is also taking concierge clients, which means that for a retainer, he will be available on demand. Hullstrungs most famous client was former President Richard Nixon and thereby hangs a tale. Despite all the security at Nixons Saddle River property, a brown mutt snuck in under the fence. Nobody claimed him and so the Nixons adopted him and called him Brownie. Hullstrung took care of Brownie for several years. Call 244-1401 to speak to Hullstrung. If you havent checked out the latest in kitchens and bathrooms in recent years, give yourself a treat. Stop by the Sanibel Design Center and soak up some of the latest trends, textures and treatments on display there. In a smallish space, owners Kevin Vertesch and Dan Hahn have managed to tastefully display myriad ideas for transforming your kitchen bathroom or bar area, whether your taste is traditional, modern or avant garde. Open since April, the center is expectantly awaiting the return of the islands winter residents who, predictably, will want to spruce up one or another part of their homes. After many years in the new home construction and remodeling business Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 20113B SELL-OFF Larry NorrisFLOOR SAMPLE Everything in the store has been marked down!www.NorrisHomeFurnishings.com 1025 Periwinkle Way, SanibelMon Sat. 10 5 Evenings & Sundays by appointment 579.0412 FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY All Sofas SAVE 33%*All Chairs SAVE 33%*All Dining Rooms SAVE 33%*All Bedrooms SAVE 33%*All Lamps SAVE 33%*All Accessories SAVE 33%*All Occasional Tables SAVE 33%*Any Area Rug SAVE 33%*All Dinettes SAVE 33%*EVERYTHING MUST GO...Our new merchandise is arriving soon!*33% off of suggested retail. on Sanibel and Captiva islands, owners Hahn and Vertesch opened the Sanibel Design Center to provide a one-stop interior design center for island residents, interior designers and other contractors. The center features examples of finished kitchens and bathrooms as well as samples of flooring, wall coverings, cabinets, countertops, appliances, and accessories. We have two full-time designers on staff, said Vertesch. For clients who are out of the area during the project, the designers will keep them informed by phone, fax, or email and will even ship out samples if needed. Here are some of the things that caught my eye: Wall and floor tile with tons of texture, such as pebbles, tumbled stone; drystacked stone; a hammered copper sink in a stylish bar; remote-controlled shower features; green countertops made from recycled glass; handsome Viking kitchen appliances; a bathroom vanity with a faux seascape and a place atop the backsplash thats filled with sand and seashells; and a magnificent panel of crocodile-patterned black Caesarstone as a backdrop for a flat screen TV. Stop in at 2240 Periwinkle Way, Suite 11A (next to The Bean) for some cutting-edge decorating ideas, or phone 395-1201. 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 are Mondays and Thursdays with the family show at 5:30 p.m. and grown-up races at 9 p.m. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 472-5161. Gene Federico is playing at Courtneys on Sanibel on Thursdays and Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. and on Sundays at the tiki bar from 2 to 5 p.m. Courtneys is at 1231 Middle Gulf Drive, phone 472-4646. Traditions on the Beach has live music Thursday through Saturday, featuring Joe McCormick, Marvilla Marzan and Barbara Smith. There are periodic jazz nights on Wednesdays. 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 3951263. The Island Cow on Periwinkle Way 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 out, phone 395-1142. Restaurant owners/managers, email or fax your entertainment schedule to Anne Mitchell at islandsuncity@aol. com or 395-2299. Crocodile patterned black Caesarstone makes a handsome backdrop for a large screen TV 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. Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 20114B From page 1BSanibel Beautification Through the Partnership, provided for professional design services, additional larger canopy forming trees, and the installation of 6 three-tier drinking fountains. Provided understory planting, filling of bare spots, and followed up with re-planting where necessary, replacing 27 cold damaged trees. Landscaped the Chamber of Commerce parking lot. Co-operated with over 30 island businesses, six financial institutions, 12 clubs and organizations, six different landscape companies, and hundreds of volunteers. Contributed close to two million dollars in benefit to the City in public contributions, grants, volunteer labor, and professional services rendered. Received recognition at the local, county, state & national level. Pledged $10,000 for the purchase of native plant material for the proposed Bicycle Club orientation center at the Meunch property Pledged support for the SCCF Bailey Homestead project. Schissler said the most rewarding aspect of Sanibel Beautification is simply watching the results of its labor grow and flourish, making the island more beautiful with each year. Sanibel Beautification feels it has made a significant contribution to the goal of leaving a legacy of lasting natural beauty on Sanibel, and thanks all who have helped to achieve that goal. Please plan to attend the event to celebrate the conclusion of this successful effort, she said. Understanding plantings with larger trees along Periwinkle Recent photo of canopy beginning to reappear along Periwinkle One of 27 replacement treesSanibel Beautification is concluding activities after 11 years of dedication to improving the islands appearance. To thank the many volunteers, donors, clubs, organizations, and businesses who have provided generous support through the years The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company Will sponsor the Sanibel Beautification Appreciation Celebration at the Sanibel Community Center Tuesday, October 25 5 to 7 p.m. Brief program at 6 p.m. Serving Sanibel & Captiva for 33 years 2330 Palm Ridge Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957 Phone: 239.395.2525 Fax: 239.395.2573 Palm Ridge RoadMain Of ce InHungry Heron PlazaPeriwinkle Way Tarpon Bay Road FURNITURE ACCESSORIES UPHOLSTERY INTERIOR PAINTING APPLIANCES WALLPAPER Island Style Interiors Hunter Douglas. Registered trademark of Hunter Douglas. Trademark of Hunter Douglas. Mention Ad and Receive The Art of Window Dressings Book NEW Tiered Architella the beauty of Vignette Modern Roman Shades combined with enhanced energy e ciency. Stop by or call today to see what new in the Vignette product line.CUSTOM WINDOW TREATMENTS Plantation Shutters Blinds Draperies VerticalsCOUNTERTOPS Cambria Quartz Granite Corian StaronCUSTFLOORING Carpet Tile Wood Marble Vinyl One of nine pocket park rest areas created along Periwinkle Way New landscaping at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot One of six three-tier fountains installed in convenient locationsSend your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 20115B 2242 Periwinkle Way Suite 3 in Sanibel Square Colony Resort best price $155K Captains Walk 2 bedrm $224K Seashells 2 bedrooms across street from beach $274K & $369K On private Southwinds $549K Sundial Resort Club Suite $399K On golf course & w/pool $499K Sanibel Arms West $399.9K Lighthouse Point bay-view $474K Mariner Pointe 3 bedrm $499K Kings Crown end-unit $599K Oceans Reach gulf front $699K Sandalfoot beach front $699K 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 SanibelSusan.com Income-Producing Condos in Easy On-Site Rental Programs More Residential Condos Near-Beach Homes Sanibel Single-Family Home Lots Over 1/2 acre overlooking intersecting canals in Shell Harbor just up the waterway from the Sanibel Marina $930K Nearly 1/2 acre on private 3-home sandy lane close to several east-end beach accesses, bike path, & causeway $299K Sunset-facing parcel in Sanibel River Estates with deeded beach access at end of the street on West Gulf Dr $199K Another west-facing parcel, this one on a Sanibel Highlands culde-sac close to Algiers Beach & Gulfside City Park $149K 1/2-plus acre in Sanibel Bayous, near end of Umbrella Pool culde-sac, short walk to Clam Bayou & Blind Pass beach $449K One of the last undeveloped natural lots in mid-island convenient Island Woods, community pool & tennis $249K On Sand Castle Rd overlooking natural vegetation in The Dunes golf & tennis community, w/ beach access too $399K Island real estate blog posted every Friday at: SanibelSusan.wordpress.com Celebrity Island Dinner Tips In Shell Museums Favorsubmitted by Linda ChristmanWell over 100 guests enjoyed the food, entertainment and special service during The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums Celebrity Island Dinner benefit at Traders on October 3 that raised more than $8,300 for the museum. Craig Albert, Ric Base, Karen Bell, Mark Blust, Terry Igo, Richard Johnson, Anne Joffe, Tim Murty, Sandy Stilwell, Mike Valiquette and Bob Walsh teamed with Traders wait staff to ensure those in attendance received prompt and courteous service, eliciting tips that were donated to the shell museum. Guests mingled over drinks before dinner, which included soup or salad and a choice of salmon, shrimp, steak or chicken with mouth-watering side dishes. The meal was topped off with a slice of Key lime pie. Local favorite Danny Morgan and his bandmates, John McLane and Pittsburgh Mike, provided music, and Bruce Akiokas troupe entertained the guests with ballroom dancing. Celebrity server Terry Igo joined Morgan on stage and received generous tips during his rendition of the Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Woman. Not to be outdone, Ric Base also collected gratuities for his unique, reggae-flavored version of O Canada. Dinner guests had chances to win several gift basket auction items, and the bidding continued on page 10B Eileen and Lex Roulston were all smiles about the service they received from celebrity waiter Terry Igo Celebrity server Karen Bell encourages fellow celebrity server Mike Valiquette to bid on jewelry donated by Lily & Co. as his wife Maureen looks on


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 20116B Baileys Is Silver Sponsor For 10K RunFISH (Friends In Service Here) of Sanibel announced that Baileys General Store has become a Silver Sponsor for the 10K Race for FISH this year. We are delighted to become a Silver Sponsor of the FISH 10K, said Richard Johnson We have been a supporter of FISH for many years. The FISH organization does an excellent job helping our island neighbors and we were pleased to become a Silver Sponsor for their main fundraising event this year. As part of the sponsorship, Baileys General Store will be providing fresh fruit and other Baileys goodies for the runners and their supporters on race day at The Community House. The FISH 10K race, held in conjunction with the Fort Myers Track Club, will take place on Sanibel on Saturday, October 15 at 7:30 a.m. The race is expected to attract more than 450 runners this year. This is the main fundraiser for FISH this year. Joe Petruzelli, Cleo Weaver, Mead Johnson, Richard Johnson, Lindsey Steele and Bob Tobicash Do your pumpkins need a new home? For a free evaluation of your property please call us! Engel & Vlkers Sanibel 1101 Periwinkle Way #105 Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-0044 sanibelisland@engelvoelkers.com 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


7B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011 Nobody Sells More Real Estate than RE/MAX! Nobody Sells More Real Estate than RE/MAX! An Island Resident... Specializing in Island Properties An Island Resident... Specializing in Island Properties 2400 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL (239) 472-2311A er Hours (239) 209-6500 Chuck BergstromISLAND RESIDENT, REALTORWWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COMRE/MAX AWARD WINNING REALTOR!Buying, Selling or just want to chat... Talk to Chuck! Beautifully updated & nicely furnished. Beautifully updated & nicely furnished. 1 BR/1 BA on beach side of complex. 1 BR/1 BA on beach side of complex. Only steps to pool, beach & clubhouse. Only steps to pool, beach & clubhouse. Weekly rentals w/on-site Management. Weekly rentals w/on-site Management. Boat dockage available. Short Sale. Boat dockage available. Short Sale. $225,000 $225,000 Sanibel Arms D-6 SOLD 3BR/2BA Old Floridastyle in Las Tiendas. 3BR/2BA Old Floridastyle in Las Tiendas. Remodeled kitchen w/stainless appliances. Remodeled kitchen w/stainless appliances. Bright, open w/vaulted ceilings throughout. Bright, open w/vaulted ceilings throughout. Wood ooring. Enclosed lanai/heated pool. Wood ooring. Enclosed lanai/heated pool. Near beach, bay, shopping, restaurants... Near beach, bay, shopping, restaurants... $679,000 $679,000476 Las Tiendas 4 BR/3 BA in nice, private community. 4 BR/3 BA in nice, private community. Beautifully furnished two story home. Beautifully furnished two story home. Lg master suite with sitting area/ replace. Lg master suite with sitting area/ replace. Open porches, lanai & covered parking. Open porches, lanai & covered parking. Comm. pool/tennis. Near beach/marina... Comm. pool/tennis. Near beach/marina... $789,000 $789,000557 N. Yachtsman Tennis Place C-35 2 BR/1 BA clean & fully equipped unit. 2 BR/1 BA clean & fully equipped unit. Overlooks direct access salt water canal. Overlooks direct access salt water canal. Beautifully landscaped. Beautifully landscaped. WEEKLY WEEKLY rentals. rentals. Only minutes to the Gulf by bike or boat. Only minutes to the Gulf by bike or boat. Boat dockage available to owners. Boat dockage available to owners. $264,000 $264,000673 East Rocks Gorgeous 3 BR/2 BA lake front home. Gorgeous 3 BR/2 BA lake front home. Enjoy beautiful water views and sunsets. Enjoy beautiful water views and sunsets. Large great room with vaulted ceilings. Large great room with vaulted ceilings. Nicely furnished. Large enclosed pool. Nicely furnished. Large enclosed pool. Great locationwalk to the beach. Great locationwalk to the beach. $629,000 $629,000 2 BR/2 BA Gulf front corner unit. 2 BR/2 BA Gulf front corner unit. Beautifully furnished w/lots of tile. Beautifully furnished w/lots of tile. Light & bright w/amazing water views. Light & bright w/amazing water views. Screened lanai. Great Screened lanai. Great WEEKLY WEEKLY rentals! rentals! Under building parking and storage. Under building parking and storage. $799,900 $799,900Pine Cove 1A 3 BR/3 BA near beach in West Rocks. 3 BR/3 BA near beach in West Rocks. Beautifully remodeled & nicely furnished. Beautifully remodeled & nicely furnished. Lots of tile. Light, bright and private... Lots of tile. Light, bright and private... Large master suite with replace. Large master suite with replace. Enclosed pool. Short walk to the beach. Enclosed pool. Short walk to the beach. $799,000 $799,0003861 Coquina Dr. Bright & beautifully updated 2 BR/2 BA. Bright & beautifully updated 2 BR/2 BA. Ground oor corner unit. Gulf/pool view. Ground oor corner unit. Gulf/pool view. New tile, remodeled kitchen/bathrooms. New tile, remodeled kitchen/bathrooms. WEEKLY WEEKLY rentals with on-site Management. rentals with on-site Management. Pool, tennis court, grills, shu eboard... Pool, tennis court, grills, shu eboard... $469,000 $469,000Sandalfoot 3D1 REDUCED


9B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011Al Davis Was A Football Legend Who Changed The Face Of The National Football Leagueby Ed FrankHe was cantankerous, he was obstinate, he was shrewd, outspoken but fiercely loyal to his players, past and present. And he changed the face of professional football as few have done. What Arnold Palmer did for golf and George Halas did in the founding days of the National Football League, Al Davis did in later years. His passing last week at the age of 82 leaves a void, not only in the management and ownership of his beloved Oakland Raiders, but in the NFL as well. As commissioner of the old American Football League, Davis was more responsible for the 1970 merger of the AFL and the NFL than anyone else, although he originally opposed the move. But as his AFL snatched player after player from the NFL, the blending of the two leagues became inevitable. Just win baby, was his famous motto. The silver and black of the Oakland Raiders with the one-eyed pirate on their helmets is as famous as any logo in sports. And, baby, did the Raiders win. From 1965 to 1980, the Raiders never had a losing season. In fact, that era marked the most successful record of any team in professional sports. During his nearly half-century as Raider boss, they won an AFL title in the 1960s, a Super Bowl in the 1970s, two more Super Bowls in the 1980s, got to the AFC title game in the 1990s and went to two AFC title games in the 2000s. The last several years were lean years for the Raiders as the losses piled up and one coach after another was fired. But even as his health declined, Davis insisted the team would turn it around. And he was right. On Sunday, the day after his death, the Raiders beat the first-place Houston Texans 25-20 to improve to 3-2 for the season, the first time they have been above .500 after five games since 2002. There was much more to Al Davis than just winning football games. Perhaps due to his Jewish background, he understood discrimination. In 1968, he drafted professional footballs first black quarterback, Eldridge Dickey, in the first round. He hired the first black coach, Art Shell, the first Mexican coach in Tom Flores, and the first female executive, Amy Trask, who remains in the organization as CEO. He often took chances on players others would ignore. The media labeled quarterback Jim Plunkett as washed up. Davis saw him differently and he led the Raiders to a Super Bowl championship. George Blanda was way too old for most, but not for Davis. The legendary Blanda quarterbacked and place-kicked for the Raiders until he was 48. Conversely, John Madden was only 32 when he was hired as head coach. Madden won several division titles and the 1976 Super Bowl for Davis. At age 34, he took Jon Gruden as head coach and led the Raiders to consecutive division titles before leaving for Tampa Bay. Writing this column brought back many great memories as an admitted Oakland Raider fan. While employed for Bethlehem Steel, I had been transferred to the Oakland area in 1969 and sought a couple of season tickets. There was a long waiting list for tickets, but a friend knew Davis and told him of my request. Apparently Davis was a Bethlehem stockholder and I got the tickets. Those were the Raider glory years with Daryl Lamonica, Ken Stabler, Jim Otto, Gene Upshaw, Blanda, Shell and many, many more. No question that Davis possessed a brilliant football mind. He oversaw every facet of the Raider organization, never hesitating to voice his opinions to coaches and players alike. And what a thorn he could be to the NFL hierarchy. He feuded and battled the NFL in court over moving his franchise to Los Angeles in 1982 and back to Oakland in 1985. Pro football has lost one of its most charismatic, colorful characters. But his legacy will always be linked to todays most popular sport. 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 THE TUESDAY TOUR OF HOMES is a quick and easy way to preview several homes in a couple of hours without any pressure or hassle. It is a great way to get an overview of what homes and features are available within your price range. The tour starts at 1316 Eagle Run Dr. where youre invited to have co ee and pastries from 9am to 9:30. Your welcome to join a tour in progress anywhere in the schedule, times are exact so that you can schedule your day. 1316 Eagle Run Drive 9am to 9:30am1214 Junonia Street Unit E 10:15am to 10:30am1520 Angel Drive 11:15am to 11:30am 411 Lighthouse Way 10:45am to 11am 1360 Eagle Run Drive 9:45am to 10am Tour Stop #1 Tour Stop #2 Tour Stop #3 Tour Stop #5 Tour Stop #4Karens Tuesday Tour of HomesTuesday, November 1st 2011If you have any questions or would like your home to be on the tour, call Karen today. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201110B From page 5BCelebrity Dinnerwas competitive. Lily & Co. donated a necklace/earring set for the auction, and Lilys coowner Karen Bell grabbed hold of Mike Valiquettes arm and raised it every time auctioneer Jon Finstrom needed a higher bid, ultimately securing the prize for Valiquettes wife Maureen. Sandy Stilwell alerted the guests that Bell and fellow server Anne Joffe were celebrating their birthdays, and everyone in the dining room serenaded the pair with the traditional song. Museum director Dr. Jos H. Leal was pleased with the turnout, which included long-time museum friends as well as a few newcomers. I think the event was a great success by any measure, he said. We did as well if not better than last year. The fun quotient was very high. People really enjoyed themselves; I sure did. It was great to see a lot of new business owners in the community joining in as a breath of fresh air, and to see all the great people involved in the event. It was also great to be back at Traders and have the support from Traders and Lily & Co. as major sponsors, Dr. Leal added. There was a lot of help from Evelyn Stewart of Adventures in Paradise and our board of trustees treasurer Vasanta Senerat, so Im grateful for all theyve done. We had a nice team of local celebrity waiters and waitresses from the island community who were backed up by the great staff at Traders, so we couldnt have had a better event. Im very glad with the way it turned out, and Im looking forward to next years event. Karen Bell is surprised with a birthday cake during the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums Celebrity Island Dinner held October 3 at Traders 472-2853Tile samples to your door!Tile, Marble, Stone, with remodels & repairs A Specialty! SANIBEL CREATIVE TILE CO.Lic. & Ins.Celebrating our 30th year on Sanibel & Captiva (239) 454-3522 Low End Prices, High End Quality Elite Cleaning Services Available For: Mattress Cleaning 55 CARPET STEAM CLEAN W/ PRE-TREATMENT $ UP TO 5 ROOMS 99$ $ TILE & GROUT STEAM CLEAN W/ GROUT POWER WASHER UP TO 5 ROOMS *200 SQ. FT PER RM MAX 25 SOFA OR RECLINER STEAM CLEAN *200 SQ. FT PER RM MAX Tile & Grout Sofas Carpet Cleaning Oriental & Area Rugs 703 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel, FL (239) 472-3022 6719 Winkler Rd Fort Myers, FL (239) 3373022ISLAND INSURANCE SERVICE HAVE YOUR POLICIES BEEN UPDATED AND REVIEWED... CALL FOR CALL FOR AUTO QUOTE AUTO QUOTE Wesley Cattanach New Director of Bene ts Life Insurance Health Insurance Annuities Long Term Care Medicare Supplement Insurance Employee Bene ts Located in Both O ces Sanibel and Ft. Myers 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 M.S.T.Sustainability ConferenceThe University of Florida, IFAS Extension in partnership with Lee Countys Pollution Prevention Program will hold its 3rd annual Sustainability Conference and Educational Exhibition on November 10. Entitled Decoding Sustainable Living: Proposing Green Solutions for a Sustainable Future, the conference will be held at the Lee County Elections Center. The cost to attend is $20. Expand your vision of possibilities in the world of sustainable growth. Scientists, entrepreneurs and leaders from academia, industry and government will share research and development information on innovative solutions in clean energy, energy efficient, GHG emissions, financial and policy opportunities and resource management strategies that will help mitigate the impact of climate change and help build a green economy. The exhibition is a unique opportunity to meet the regions investors, farmers, developers, engineers, purchasing agents, state and local government agencies who will showcase unique products, services and programs that promote climate change solutions through recycling, water-use efficiency, sustainable transportation, biofuels and renewable alternative energy development. The exhibition is free to exhibitors and Florida citizenry. Checks should be made payable and mailed to LCBOCC, 3406 Palm Beachcontinued on page 12B Email your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


11B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011 On October 1, 2011 a new Durable Power of Attorney law took effect. Most people have Durable Power of Attorney documents as a part of their estate plan, so today I thought I would review some of the highlights of the new law. Most of us know what a Durable Power of Attorney is, although some may be confused when it is used and when one becomes invalid. A Durable Power of Attorney document allows you to name someone to effectively and legally sign for you for a variety of commercial and legal transactions. You can grant someone the power to buy, sell and transfer stocks, bonds, money, real estate and almost anything else you can think of. A Durable Power of Attorney can be used to grant someone else the authority to make gifts on your behalf, or even establish and fund trusts, including estate planning and/or Medicaid trusts. On your death, however, the Durable Power of Attorney document ceases. Then your will takes over. The durable in Durable Power of Attorney means that the powers you grant someone survive your incapacity. But the powers are not applicable after your death. In years past, the law allowed you to create a springing Durable Power of Attorney meaning that it could be drafted to only take effect upon your incapacity. The new law does not allow springing Durable Powers of Attorney, meaning that when you sign the document it becomes immediately effective. Practically speaking, springing Durable Powers of Attorney werent very useful, since the banks and financial firms that would have had to rely on them are wary of springing powers because the banks and financial firms dont want to be liable if the contingency that creates the power hasnt occurred yet. One of the more notable changes to the law includes the fact that a general grant of authority, such as I grant Joe the power to do anything that I could do is now insufficient for most actions. In other words, if you want Joe to be able to write checks from your bank accounts, he needs specific banking powers. If you want Joe to have the ability to sign a deed conveying real estate, then the document specifically needs to grant him that power. In fact, the law states that the authority to grant certain gifting or estate planning powers not only need to be included in the document, but each specific power needs to be initialed by the principal (you). This requirement applies to certain matters involving trusts, gifts, rights of survivorship, designation of beneficiaries, beneficial interests under annuities, disclaimers and powers of appointment. So if you want to give someone the power to change the beneficiary of your IRA, for example, not only must that actual authority be designated in the Durable Power of Attorney, but you need to initial right next to that specific power for it to be valid. Failure to have such specific powers inside of the document may render the document useless. Documents that were signed before October 1, 2011 are referred to in the statute as legacy documents and are supposed to remain valid even if they dont necessarily comply with the new law, however for all practical purposes they will be more difficult to use since the banks and brokerage houses, among others, are going to require a document that complies with the new law for the bank or brokerage house to honor it. The new law contains provisions that require banks and financial institutions to accept or reject a presented power of attorney within a certain amount of time. The new law also provides third parties who are relying on the validity of the power of attorney to be protected if it later turns out that the power of attorney was not valid for one reason or another but the third party had every reason to believe that the power was valid. What this new law is going to do is increase the complexity and length of Durable Powers of Attorney. The speci-continued on page 12B Will PowerNew Durable Power Of Attorney Law Affects Everyoneby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA 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! Tennis PlaceWaterfront beauty with spectacular views. Remodeled kitchen with stainless steel sink and faucet, new built-in cabinets in dining area with lighted frosted glass, great storage. new bath with jacuzzi tub. boaters delight. Dockage available $400.00 year rental. Direct access canal to Gulf, near beach. Enjoy easy access to Sanibel Causeway. Under building assigned parking and storage. BBQ, picnic area, canoe/kayak/bicycle storage. Tennis courts, laundry facility. Fabulous pool only a few steps away. Enjoy the outside porch. Offered for $274,900. Contact Marianne Stewart 239/560-6420 Punta Rassa #404WOW! End Unit with balcony off the dining area. Pure silk breezes capturing the aura of not only the sunsets but also the panoramic views of Sanibel Harbour Resort. Recently remodeled kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel sink tiled oor. Other features include, tray ceilings, tiled lanai, sun shutters, and oversized af nity washer and dryer. Social Membership to Sanibel Harbour Yacht Club. This sun splashed home is worth visiting to absorb the portrait of Paradise by the Sea. Offered for $339,900. Contact Marianne Stewart 239/560-6420. Coco Bay3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2,153 sq. ft. home in Coco Bay. Huge outdoor lanai and pool area allows you to make the most of the Southwest Florida lifestyle. Open oor plan featuring tropical design. Great private community close to Sanibel & Fort Myers Beach. Kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, wood cabinets and a wine cooler. Off-Season reciprocal with Kelly Greens grants owner use of golf course and dining facilities. Offered for $419,500. Contact Bob Berning 239-699-9597 or Ken Colter 239/851-1357. Sanibel Arms WestThis 1st oor unit offers 2 bedroom, 2 bath and 2 lanai. Located just steps from the beach and overlooks the pool. Unit has been completely remodeled and cheerfully decorated. Comes fully furnished. Complex offers; on-site rentals, roof top sundeck, caged pool, BBQ grills, laundry room, tennis courts also bike and movie rentals. Offered for $459,000. Contact Cathy or Ralph Galietti at 239/826-5897 or Nancy Finch at 239/822-7825. YOU MUST SEE IT TO BELIEVE IT! This elegantly appointed 3/4 pool home in Sanibel Estates was extensively remodeled in 2002 by Benchmark and no detail was spared! Home features Brazilian cherry wood oors, top oor master suite, 2 complete guest suites, rooftop sundeck with Bay views, coffer and tray ceilings, granite stone and marble surfaces, 3 oor elevator, media room, library, chefs kitchen with Crystal cabinetry and MUCH more. The elevated pool is light w ber optics and overlooks the gardens and canal. Accommodate your boat at this 65 dock with 2-50 amp shore power available. Home has been meticulously landscaped and features brick paver walkways. This home is truly one of a kind! Contact Tracy Walters 239/994-7975 or Connie Walters 239/841-4540 Great East End LocationNear beach...very secluded on the end of a quiet street. Launch your kayak or canoe from the dock on the Sanibel River and explore the amazing wildlife. Youll nd lots of storage in this 3+car garage, 3 bedroom/2 bath home featuring beamed ceilings, wide plank pine oors, replace, French doors opening to screened porch, with sauna, and overlooking beautiful pool area. 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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201112B From page 11BWill Powerficity required to act coupled with the fact that no one knows what specific actions may be required of your power holder in the future requires lawyers to draft powers of attorney to contain almost anything imaginable. The bottom line is that youll want to contact your estate planning attorney in the near future to update your Durable Power of Attorney to comply with the new law. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. From page 10BSustainable LivingBlvd, Fort Myers, Fl 33916. Register online at http://lee.ifas.ufl.edu and click on icon WebTRAC. For more information contact Martha Avila, sustainability program coordinator, UF/IFAS Extension, at 533-7506 or avilamc@ leegov.com. Or Jayne Coles, environmental specialist, at 652-6131 or Jcoles@leegov.com. C a p tiva on Roosevelt Channe l Sarah AshtonBroker Associate Sarah@SarahAshton.com www.SarahAshton.com239-691-4915 Price Reduced! 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. Royal Shell Companies Open New Office In Bonita SpringsThe public is invited to the Grand Opening party for The Royal Shell Companies newest office at 26811 Tamiami Trail from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 13. Enjoy light fare and libations as you meet and mingle with the real estate and vacation rental professionals of Royal Shell Real Estate and Royal Shell Vacations. RSVP to 333-3575 by October 10. Royal Shell, a well-known and respected name on Sanibel and Captiva, has expanded its reach into the Naples, Fort Myers and now the Bonita Springs area this past year and offer a wide variety of property ownership options throughout Lee and Collier counties. Royal Shells newest Bonita Springs location Sanibel Air Gives In-Kind Gift To Bright BeginningsSanibel Air has donated $1,400 worth of air conditioning services to benefit the Bright Beginnings Early Learning Centers auction dinner. The money raised will help fund the schools educational programs. Bright Beginnings, which is part of the Cypress Lake United Methodist Church in Fort Myers, is committed to the developmental needs of the young child and encouraging growth in all areas physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual in a continuous interrelated process. The school offers various programs for children aged two to five years of age. Sanibel Airs Managing Partner Todd Hayes children attend the school, and he and his wife Jennifer have actively supported them for several years. We are always happy to make these contributions, said Todd Hayes. We are grateful to be a part of this community and this is just one of the ways we are able to say thanks for all of the great things that they are able to do for us. Sanibel Air Conditioning is located on 1213 Periwinkle Way, Suite A. Its new website is www.sanibelair.com. Promoting Bright Beginnings auction dinner


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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201114B School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, My 7th grade daughter has been in school now for almost two months and she does not seem to be adjusting very well. She should be used to school and the routine but she continues to be very anxious and nervous. She does not want to talk about it either. Any suggestions? Emily L., via e-mail, Estero, Florida Dear Emily, Feeling anxious for the first few days or even the first week or two of school is quite typical, but when that anxiety extends past those beginning weeks of school, it is time for parents to become much more involved as you are doing. Anxiety, the jitters, feeling high strung or nervous is a common feeling for everyone in every age group. Anxiety is normal and can even be helpful at times by alerting us to a variety of situations that we need to address. The central characteristic of anxiety is worry and when the worrying becomes problematic thats the indication that its time to take some action. You mentioned that your daughter does not want to discuss her feelings with you. She is showing you a classic symptom of anxiety in that pre-teens and teens tend to withdraw when they are anxious. Younger children however, act out more when they are anxious by showing anger or irritability. One clue that your child is anxious about school is their behavior on the weekend. If their anxiety is school related their demeanor tends to improve on Friday afternoons and Saturdays and then the anxiety will re-appear on Sunday evenings. Anxiety and depression can be linked sometimes, appearing together. According to Dr. Doyne, from Cincinnati Childrens Hospital, this is a gray area and it is not always easy to make a clear determination as to which condition the child is experiencing. He does state that depression is much more severe and children tend to appear more dysfunctional with depression. According to Dr. Huberty, a school psychologist, there are some specific actions a parent can take to help their child reduce their anxiety levels: To help with anxiety, teach your children how to organize materials and time, develop small scripts of what to do and say, either to peers or as self-talk, when anxiety increases. Practicing things such as asking questions in class or class presentations until a comfort level is achieved can be a useful anxiety-reducing activity. Listen to and talk with your child on a regular basis and avoid being critical. Being critical may increase pressure to be perfect, which may be contributing to the problem in the first place. Anxiety is a complex topic and cannot be fully addressed in this column. I recommend that you read Dr. Hubertys informative article for parents on anxiety in children to learn more about this topic and on ways to help your child. It can be accessed at www.nasponline.org/resources/intonline/anxiety_huberty.pdf Ms. Greggs is adjunct faculty at Edison State College where she teaches psychology and education courses. She is also Nationally Certified School Psychologist and consultant for School Consultation Services, a private educational consulting company. Questions for publication may be addressed to smgreggs@gmail.com. Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. Biker Run To Benefit Lee County SchoolsThe Local motorcycle group The Defenders has teamed up to support education in Lee County Schools by choosing Learning for Life, Inc. as the main recipient of this years Biker Run. The run will be held on Sunday, October 23, with registration at 9 a.m. at the Harley Davidson of Fort Myers. The last bike will go out at 11 a.m. There will be five destinations beginning with Gatorz Bar & Grill, then Lazy Flamingo, Pinchers Crab Shack, Valeries Lounge; the final destination is the Sandy Parrot, 17200 South Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers, Florida. This run is open to the public and and you can travel to each location by motorcycle or car. At each location a single playing card will be drawn for a chance to win best or worst poker hand at the Sandy Parrot. The cost to participate is $10 per rider and $5 per passenger. All proceeds will benefit Learning For Life and will support character education within local schools. Special guest Sheriff Mike Scott will kick off the ride. There will be prizes, vendors and live bands at the Sandy Parrot at 1 p.m. with no cover charge. For further information contact Niska Gazlay at 699-6938. e Law O ce ofJanet M. 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15B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011Community House Hosts Cancer LectureWorld-renowned cancer specialist, doctor and researcher will visit The Community House Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m. Dont miss a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Dr. Dana Flavin, executive director for the Foundation for Collaborative Medicine and Research (Collmed). Flavin will explain, in laymans terms, about the international research she has been directing toward the pioneering treatments in nanotechnology that will change the face of cancer therapies throughout the world forever. Only a handful of cancer experts are even aware of the incredible potential to find a cancer cure in the near future. A question-andanswer period will follow. Reservations are not required. Flavin has been successful in treating patients who are even in stage four of their cancers. Her passion is to save lives and her motto is, There is always a treatment; you just have to find it. Her success in medical research has been based on her belief that collaboration is the key to success and thats why her research institute, Collmed, collaborates with universities, hospitals, cancer centers, and other sites throughout the U.S. and more than 20 other countries. Our scientists and colleagues have already made, and will continue to make, significant progress against many forms of cancer, states Flavin. Flavin is recognized as the first doctor in the world to cure mononucleosis. She has been published in medical journals worldwide for her findings including advances in cancer, and autoimmune diseases [such as rheumatoid arthritis], viral diseases [such as herpes], autism, antiaging, and hair re-growth. Flavin, founder and executive director of The Foundation for Collaborative Medicine and Research, is regarded as a world-renowned leading cancer researcher and developer of targeted therapies for cancer including cervix, ovarian, colon, breast, acute myelogenous leukemia, and non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Her special interest at this time is in pioneering treatments in nanotechnology for cancer which she regards as a cure of the near future. In addition to cancer, Flavin has also developed targeted therapies for HPV, HIV, multiple sclerosis, and lupus. She holds patents for the treatment of viral hepatitis and rheumatoid arthritis. She is a consultant to pharmaceutical companies including Roche, Pfizer, Novartis, Bristol Myer Squibb, and Bionorica. Flavin is regularly published in peer-reviewed journals. Flavin also regularly presents her research to medical organizations and governmental agencies. She received her degree in psychology and chemistry from Loyola University in 1972 and then began graduate school in pharmacology at Chicago Medical School. After four years and part one of her medical boards, she was appointed science assistant to the Associate Bureau Director for Toxicology at the Food and Drug Administration in Washington D.C. During this time she researched the molecular biology of cancer and tumor promotion; investigating the application of translational medicine into potential therapies for cancer. Flavin then was appointed science advisor to the president of the Nutrition Foundation and began graduate studies at Howard University in nutrient biochemistry under the Department of Nutrition. Several years later with a summa cum laude in nutrition, she moved to Germany and began her studies in medicine for completion of her medical degree in Innsbruck, Austria. For more information about the Foundation for Collaborative Medicine and Research, a 501(c)3 organization, visit www.collmed.org. For more information about Flavins visit to Southwest Florida (October 21 to October 25) contact Jill Kobe at The Community House at 472-2155. Dr. Dana Flavin Canine Country ClubDog Daycare for friendly dogs over four months of age who want to socialize, play, exercise and develop positive behaviors.10970 S Cleveland Ave, Ste 301dogsplayhere.com 931-3647Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com 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 Property Management LEASEONSANIBEL.COM239472-2792 Commercial Properties For LeaseOFFICE SPACEAssociation ManagementLet us assist you with all aspects of property ownership.Property Watch ServicesRoyalShellPropertyMgmt.com239-395-9111RETAIL SPACETAKE-OUT LOCATIONThe Village Shops 2340 Periwinkle Way Sanibel 500 900 sq. ft. Town Center 2496 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel Unit C, 1,000 sq. ft. Sanibel Promenade 695 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel 740 & 1,480 sq. ft. Iona School House 15951 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers 1,350 sq. ft. Annex at Sunset Plaza 10801 Sunset Plaza Cir. Fort Myers 1,802 sq. ft. of ce/warehouse


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201116B Park Royal Hospital Construction Tops Off, On Schedule For FebruaryPark Royal Hospital celebrated the topping off of its new behavioral health treatment facility, located on the HealthPark Medical Center campus in South Fort Myers. The $30 million project began in March and is being built by DeAngelis Diamond Healthcare Group. We are very excited to have reached this milestone with the placement of the rooftop air chillers, said CEO Jim Harper. We are right on schedule for the completion and grand opening of the newest hospital in Southwest Florida in early February. Park Royal Hospital, located at 9241 Park Royal Drive, is an approximately 72,000-square-foot mental health facility. The state-of-the-art LEED-certified building designed by Architecture Inc. incorporates the latest energy-saving technologies. Park Royal Hospital will admit adult and geriatric patients into the 76-bed facility 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The private hospital will accept most insurance plans including Medicare and the managed plans of Medicaid. The hospital will create more than 200 jobs for the Fort Myers area when fully staffed and occupied. These will include management, nursing, plant operations, food service and many other positions. Those interested in employment should visit the Career Center at www.ParkRoyalHospital.com or email a resume and letter of interest to JRobinson@ParkRoyalHospital.com. Park Royal Hospital provides state-of-the-art behavioral health treatment services on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. The hospital will serve all of Southwest Florida including Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry counties with care. Its location on the HealthPark campus is easily accessible from all major transportation routes. For more information or to watch building progress via the construction webcam, visit www.ParkRoyalHospital.com. The installation of a rooftop air chiller marked the topping off of Park Royal Hospital, a 76-bed mental health facility that is scheduled to open in February at HealthPark A Higher S tandard... A C leaner C lean S ervices O ffered : 239-541-488 8 w ww.ForCleanCarpets.com Environmentally Responsible GREEN CleaningBreast Cancer Awareness MonthIn observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lee Memorial Health Systems Breast Health Center will host an open house to raise awareness of breast health services available in the community. The open house will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19 at The Outpatient Center at The Sanctuary. The address is 8960 Colonial Center Drive in Fort Myers. All of us are touched by breast cancer in some way during our lifetime. Either we are a woman who is at risk, or we love someone who is at risk, said Priscilla Niles, director of outpatient breast health imaging for Lee Memorial Health System. Our community has much to offer to women who are at risk or are battling breast cancer. Were looking forward to educating women at this event about what is available to them to help them maintain a healthy breast. There will be refreshments at the open house, and activities include: Tour the Breast Health Center Attend a presentation by Dr. John Rodriguez, a diagnostic radiologist Get all of your questions answered about breast health, breast cancer, diagnosis and treatment Meet our breast cancer navigators whose job is to help patients navigate their journeys from diagnosis through treatment Learn about the technology available in our community including full field digital mammography, breast ultrasound, stereotactic-prone breast biopsy and breast MRI Learn how a healthy lifestyle sustains breast health Fun scavenger hunt, contests and other activities In addition, to keep the awareness of breast cancer foremost in the minds of community members, the external lights of The Sanctuary building will be pink colored during the month of October. More information can be obtained by calling 343-9453. HealthPark Achieves ReaccreditationLee Memorial Health System has announced that HealthPark Medical Center has once again been reaccredited as a Chest Pain Center from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international notfor-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their efforts to create communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patient satisfaction. Hospitals that have received SCPC accreditation have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack. They emphasize the importance of standardized diagnostic and treatment programs that provide more efficient and effective evaluation as well as more appropriate and rapid treatment of patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms. They also serve as a point of entry into the health care system to evaluate and treat other medical continued on page 19B Solar Solutions12995 S. 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17B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011Superior InteriorsFurniture Arranging Dos And DontsMany mistakes in furniture placement are made because its difficult for many people to visualize the threedimensional effect of furniture in advance. A floor plan is a necessary ingredient of furniture placement pre-planning, but you must also take into consideration the dimensional qualities of furniture as well. This is where a professional decorators expertise will save you time and money! DONT block a view from a picture window especially if its a good one. So placing tall chairs and a lamp on a table placed smack in the center of a picture window is a big no-no. Choice and placement of furniture should complement, not conflict with architectural features. DO plan a furniture grouping that wont conflict with your window. A sofa might fit below it, flanked by two end tables with lamps creating symmetrical furniture grouping and allowing your picture window to take center stage. DONT place only wooden pieces of furniture along one wall or at one end of a room. Too many wooden pieces in one cluster tend to have a cold, inhospitable look. DO mix wooden pieces with upholstered furniture for texture contrast and interest. Rich, polished wood tones look more so when contrasted by handsome fabric, and vice versa. DONT use too many matched pairs of tables, lamps or chairs in one room. Matching pieces help unify a room, but too many pairs will make your room resemble a furniture store. DO achieve variety by choosing some similar but not exactly matching pieces to balance each other two non-matching lamps of similar size and shape, for instance, would be the perfect solution. Cindy Malszycki is an interior decorator on Sanibel. She can be reached at cindy@decden.net. FORT MYERS 1870 Clayton Court Ft. Myers, FL 33907 239.689.7653 BONITA SPRINGS 26811 S. 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 on NAPLES CHARMING PORT ROYAL 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths Overlooks Treasure Cove Lots of Character Port Royal Club Membership Eligibility $5,200,000 MLS 2110993 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302 CAPTIVA BANK OWNED 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths Private In-Law Suite State-of-the-Art Kitchen Secluded Pool and Spa $2,345,000 MLS 2110207 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 CAPTIVA CAPTIVA HIDE-A-WAY Intimate 8 Unit Complex Corner Haven with Gulf Access 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Views of Pine Island Sound $649,000 MLS 2900694 John & Denice Beggs, 239.357.5500 SANIBEL 1310 SEASPRAY LANE Open Saturday, Oct. 15th 1-5:00pm 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths Unparalleled Gulf Views New Lawn Areas and Landscaping $3,900,000 MLS 2110707 Jane Reader Weaver & Cathy Rosario, 239.464.2249 CAPTIVA ROOSEVELT CHANNEL ESTATE 5 Bedrooms and 4.5 Baths Turn-Key Designer Furnished Boat Dock & Lift & Beach Access Tropical Setting on 2 Acres $2,300,000 MLS 2701472 Jim Branyon, 239.565.3233 NAPLES MAGNIFICENT PORT ROYAL ESTATE 6 Bedrooms, 5 Baths Wide Water Views on Prime Lot Built with Finest Materials Patio, Pool, Outdoor Kitchen, Loggias $13,000,000 MLS 2110991 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302 FORT MYERS EXCLUSIVE BOATING COMMUNITY Large Lot in Jonathan Harbour Offered with Deeded Boat Slip Boat to Gulf of Mexico in Minutes Exclusive Gated Community $395,000 MLS 2111004 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 SANIBEL WIDE CANAL VIEWS 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths 160 Sea Wall Canal Frontage Dock Accommodates Multiple Boats Beautiful Caged Pool/Waterfall $1,195,000 MLS 2111003 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 CAPTIVA DELIGHTFUL ROOSEVELT CHANNEL 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Resort Home Pool, Tennis Court & Boat Dock Deeded Beach Access Strong Rental History $1,190,000 MLS 2110942 Sarah Ashton, 239.691.4915 SANIBEL SECOND TO NONE Remodeled with No Expense Spared 4BD/3BA with 2 Master Suites 10K Boat Lift, Dock with Water/Elec. Gulf Access, Sea Wall, Canal Views $1,295,000 MLS 2100812 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 LANDS END VILLAGE 1628 Exceptional Direct Water Views Penthouse Master Suite Large, Contemporary 3BD/3BA Great Community Pool, Tennis & Fitness Room $1,799,000 MLS 2110983 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico 239.826.2704 CAPTIVA NEW LISTINGWe make it easy. You make it home.RoyalShellRealEstate.com (800) 805.0168 NEW LISTING OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE NEW LISTING NEW PRICE REDUCED NEW LISTING Real Estate


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201118B Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: When I have a problem, no matter how little or great, I become obsessed with it. I have trouble sleeping and become frozen as to a solution. How can I overcome this?A: Why not ask for your possible solution to a problem in a dream? It appears you are racking your brain for a solution and becoming paralyzed in the process. When you are asleep, your brain is free of all the clutter of your waking day that inhibits your creativity. So when you get into bed at night, choose the issue you want help with. Turn it into a question and be sure to write it down and keep on your night stand. Repeat the question silently to yourself before you go to sleep. If your mind wanders and you cannot drift off to sleep, repeat the question silently to yourself. When you awaken, write down as much of your dream as you can remember. Once you have written down your dream, ask yourself if it sheds any light on your question. Once you get into the habit of repeating this process, it can be a healthy way to resolve your 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. 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 think younger people are so mean to those who are over the hill. They have more education and know more about what is in books, but I am not stupid and some of them dont even know how to hang up their own clothes. I dont know computers and the new things like that but I can add up numbers and do subtraction and they all have their little machines that do all of the work. Can you tell me what to do and say to shut them up? Freda Dear Freda, I have heard many very successful people complain that their adult children belittle their accomplishments in spite of their rising to the top of their professions. If young people intimidate you, just ignore their company and concentrate on people in your own age group. Many people young and old seem to enjoy making others miserable but I think it is all part of human nature. Lizzie Dear Freda, Instead of taking the time focusing on what to say to them to shut them up, take the extra time to learn about computers and new technologies. As we age, we still learn, it just takes a little longer. Remember, some younger folks may be mean, impatient or arrogant. If you get upset with them, it does not change them, it just ruins your day, and one day those younger folks will be older as well. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. FGCU Health And Wellness FairFlorida Gulf Coast Universitys Prevention and Wellness Services will hold its 11th annual Campus & Community Health Wellness Fair on Tuesday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Keynote speaker TJ Sullivan from CAMPUSPEAK will address the audience on Confronting the Idiot in Your Life at 8 p.m. Sullivan provides practical strategies for increasing the effectiveness of contructive confrontations with people in our lives, challenging everyone to build a better community. The Health and Wellness Fair will feature over 30 exhibitors providing wellness information, giveaways, free health screenings, and advice from consultants from a wide variety of campus and community resources. The events are free and open to the public, and will be held in the Student Union Ballroom. For more information call 590-7733 or agibbs@fgcu.edu. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com Your Full-Service Electrical Contractor. Service Dept. 472-1841 Proudly Serving Sanibel & Captiva for 30 Years 2244-15 Periwinkle Way at Sanibel SquareShowroom call 472-9473Email:molnarelectric@gmail.com LIC. #SI-11850 ARE YOUR LAMPS SICK?BRING YOUR LAMP IN FOR A CHECKUP ... NEW SOCKETS OR A CORD?WELL MAKE THEM FEEL BETTER!


19B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 2011deaRPharmacistBone Marrow Soup, Yummy Or Yuckkkkkkkk? by Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: Every fall, I worry about catching cough and cold. My Jewish grandmother used to come over and cook soup with bones in it. She insisted it would keep us healthy and made us suck the marrow out of the bones. Truthfully, we never got sick. What do you think of this idea? I dont want to torture my own kids but she may have been on to something. BE, Hartford, Connecticut Answer: Anything that helps you avoid illness (and pricey antibiotics) is fine by me! Growing up, my mom made us kids do the same. I can still hear her ravenously sucking the marrow out of the bones, they never had a chance. Bone marrow soup contains red marrow, which provides immune system factors such as myeloid stem cells, which are precursors to red blood cells that bring oxygen to your organs. It also contains lymphoid stem cells, precursors to white blood cells and platelets. White blood cells fight germs and platelets help your blood clot properly. If youre still grossed out about cooking such a prehistoric soup, keep listening. Bone broth will provide your body with two important amino acids, glycine and proline. Glycine is needed to help our body form a powerful liver antioxidant called glutathione, which neutralize poisons. Proline has been researched extensively and supports heart health by blocking dangerous lipoprotein a from sticking to your arteries (think atherosclerosis). While the idea of bone broth might make you want to fast, the truth is, bone broth is great for a fasting or detoxification program because it supports both phase I and II detoxification and builds up collagen to support healthy bones, discs in your back, your skin, ligaments, cartilage and tendons. I think bone soup can support wound healing, and joint health all while soothing inflamed mucus membranes in the digestive tract. Perfect for IBS, leaky gut, Celiac and Crohns disease. Getting hungry yet? Because I always try what I write about, I bought some bones tonight and made the soup. It tasted good. I flavored it with fresh garlic, celery, carrots, parsley and onions. I cooked it for 5 hours on low, although you could use a crock pot and let it simmer overnight. Bone marrow soup provides minerals, especially calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Great, because these support bone, heart and muscle health... and they make your nails grow fast. When cooking the soup, add two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar to help extract the minerals from the bone. To ramp up immune-boosting properties, buy fresh or dried astragalus root, a wonderful Chinese herb. Add onequarter cup to your soup for the last 20 minutes, but dont do this if you take methotrexate or cyclophosphamide drugs. Skim the astragalus and any fat/ foam from the soup before consuming. I draw the line at bones, but if you are friskier, make your soup with oxtail or chicken feet. DID YOU KNOW: New research suggests that blood pressure drugs called beta blockers slow the spread of breast cancer. 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. From page 16BHealthParkproblems, and they help to promote a healthier lifestyle in an attempt to reduce the risk factors for heart attack. In addition to this reaccreditation, HealthPark Medical Center is home to one of Floridas two Chest Pain Center coordinators, Deborah Hupe-Cyr, RN, Emergency Services Nursing Supervisor, stated Cindy Brown, vice president of Patient Care Services. 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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201120B New Team Assistants NamedTwo new team assistants, Sandra Pollak and Anastasija Fetter, joined the Engel & Vlkers teams on Sanibel and in Cape Coral. The two women will support the agents in the daily real estate business. Fetter is studying international management and foreign trade at the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg. She is in her third year of studies and has deep knowledge and work experience in European and U.S. real estate markets. Due to her language skills, Fetter provides customer service not only for local clients but also for international customers from Germany and Russia. Pollak is currently studying international business at the Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England, in her third year. Her language knowledge in English, German and French as well as her work experience in international context contribute to the success of the company. Sandra Pollak and Anastasija Fetter Sanibel-Captiva Chamber Gives Website Training To MembersThe Sanibel & Captiva Chamber of Commerce hosted two training sessions for its members this week, showing them how to get the best out of their presence on the chamber website. Steve Ehrhart, director of operations for the Chamber of Commerce, provided training for over 25 chamber members in these two sessions. Hoteliers, retailers, city employees and activity-based businesses were represented at the training sessions. The chamber plans to host more of these training sessions in upcoming months. Chamber web training helps members make the most of the chambers website From page 19BHealthParkcountry who have been certified to ensure the success of their hospitals Chest Pain Center and provide the most advanced cardiovascular care for patients. By maintaining status as an Accredited Chest Pain Center, HealthPark has enhanced the quality of care for the cardiac patient and has demonstrated its commitment to higher standards. For more information on SCPC, accreditation and certification opportunities, visit www.scpcp.org, or call toll free 1-877-271-4176. Voted Best Pharmacy on the Island 4 years in a row!ISLAND PHARMACY Over 9,000 Insurances Accepted and All Medicare D We carry nebulizers, crutches, wound care 239-472-6188Every Day Items Also! We specialize in Customer Satisfaction Caring for you and about you2330 Palm Ridge Rd, Unit 12 Sanibel Island, FL 33957Fax 239-472-6144 We are ready for all your island needs with: Specially Formatted Bite & Itch Lotion Natural NoSeeUm Repellent We also offer rental of Walkers, Wheelchairs Crutches Special Orders Welcome Deliveries Available Bite and Itch Lotion Small Store Feel, National Chain Heath MartPHARMACY Periwinkle Way Palm Ridge Road Periwinkle Way In the Hungry Heron Plaza In the Hungry Heron Plaza Pharmacists Reggie Mathai and Burl Sizemore Pharmacists Reggie Mathai and Burl Sizemore TM/MC JD Powers Award ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSExcellent medical care, friendly sta Prompt attention to emergencies, injuries and lacerations X-Ray on PremisesVISITORS AND WALK-INS WELCOMEDR. CAROL CLARK, ARNP, Ed.D.Specializing in geriatric care, diabetes and chronic illness managementCALL 239-395-2444 TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT Wir Sprechen Deutsch1699 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957Hours Mon Fri 8-5 Closed for lunch 12-1EDWARD P. LAMOTTA, MDBoard Certi ed Family Physician CATS & DOGS


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Professional Designation Achieved RE/MAX of the Islands announced that island resident and realtor Chuck Bergstrom has earned his Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation. Originally from Chicago, Bergstrom started visiting the islands in the late 1970s. His prior professional career includes a background in accounting and finance. He moved to the islands permanently in 2000. ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201122B Chuck Bergstrom ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: Is there anything that I can do to sleep better other than taking medication?A: We know that sleep, or lack of it, is a persistent problem for almost everyone these days. In my counseling and hypnotherapy practice, I encounter people all the time who feel their sleep issues are amplified due to the difficult times many people are faced with. It is so easy to cheat yourself out of a good nights sleep. Here are some suggestions to help you get a better nights sleep. 1. Wake up at the same time every day. By waking at the same time every morning you are more in sync. Activating the brain at the same time every morning teaches your body to respond what it needs and you will have a better nights sleep because of it. 2. Take that last hour before bed to wind down and relax. If you have had a busy day and you are doing everything without winding down, you will go to bed wired and stay wired. This is a good time to read, take a bubble bath, listen to relaxing music. Avoid news, any TV, Internet or stimulation that increases brain activity as opposed to decreasing the activity in the brain. 3. Put yourself first. Whatever it takes for you to relax and get ready for a good nights rest, do it. Women especially put others needs before their own and this contributes to lack of sleep. Allow your mind to rest rather than allowing the left brain to analyze and review the what-ifs. The day is done, over and finished. Now is the time to take a few deep breaths, close your eyes and drift off to sleep through the night. 4. Stop working at a reasonable time. You do not have to stay up late to get the job done. Working up until bedtime is bound to affect your sleep, and not in a positive way. Learn to unplug by controlling the electronics an hour before you go to bed. There is always tomorrow to do more work. 5. Try to have your room in total darkness. Turn away any clocks, close blinds or curtains, and unplug the night light. Total darkness tells your brain it is time to sleep. Hopefully you will benefit from these suggestions as an alternative to medication. Give it some time so you may become used to the changes and for your brain and body to respond. 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. Space Available To Attend Free Nonprofit SeminarSpace is still available for Myers, Brettholtz & Company PAs fifth session in its series of free Sunrise Quickinars for nonprofit organizations Tuesday, October 18, at United Way in Fort Myers. Myers, Brettholz is a firm of certified public accountants & business consultants. Focusing on accounting practices and requirements specifically for nonprofits, all the seminars are coordinated with Southwest Florida Community Foundation in partnership with United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades. For the first time, each seminar will be duplicated on Sanibel in the days following the mainland event. Weve had requests from our island nonprofit clients to hold sessions on Sanibel so we are excited to be partnering with Bank of the Islands to make this happen, said Lori Wilson, shareholder with Myers, Brettholtz & Company. The fifth session, Filing Requirements & Reporting to Donors, will be held Tuesday, October 18 at United Way in Fort Myers and Thursday, October 20 at Bank of the Islands on Sanibel. On November 1 and 4, the company will present its seminar, Policies. Community involvement and volunteerism are integral components of our culture, said Steve Brettholtz, shareholder in the firm. We believe in giving back to the community, and by sharing our expertise in accurate financial reporting, controls, policies, analysis and more, we help local nonprofits make sure they are in compliance with donors, grantors and taxing authorities. All Tuesday seminars will be held at United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades at 7273 Concourse Drive, Fort Myers. Registration and a continental breakfast will be served for the Fort Myers sessions at 8 a.m. The seminars will last from 8:15 until 10 a.m. The duplicate seminars for the island nonprofits will take place at Bank of the Islands, 1699 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Registration and a continental breakfast will be served for the island sessions at 8:45 a.m. The seminars will last from 9 until 10:30 a.m. Space is limited and participants must register in advance by contacting Shamera Rye at shamera.rye@mbcopa. com or 939-5775. Employment And Disability EventImagine a hybrid of a career fair, disability expo, volunteer fair and interviewing workshop. In a nutshell, thats the focus of Mentoring Day 2011 to be held from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday, October 20 at Southwest Florida Works (4150 Ford Street Extension, Fort Myers). More than 30 vendors and guest speakers will range from employment coaches and local employers to disability service providers and volunteer organizations. The Florida Eels sled hockey team will be on hand to present adaptive sports opportunities for people with disabilities. Mentoring Day is held in recognition of Octobers National Disability Employment Awareness Month, part of the U.S. governments efforts to educate the American public about the contributions of employers with disabilities in the workplace. Nationally, the U.S. Department of Labor lists the unemployment rate among people with disabilities as 16.1 percent, nearly double the unemployment rate among people without disabilities (8.8 percent). While services for people with disabilities are a main focus of Mentoring Day, any persons seeking employment assistance or volunteer opportunities are welcome to attend. No registration is required. Mentoring Day 2011 is presented by Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, The Able Trust, and Southwest Florida Works. For more information, contact Tim Goodman at 274-3463 or Joe Belardinelli at 931-8200 ext. 11192. Tops For SeptemberGulf to Bay Sothebys International Realty of Sanibel and Captiva announced top marketing agent for September was Denise Chambre, and top sales agent was Stephanie Bissett. Denise Chambre Stephanie Bissett (239) 454-3522 Low End Prices, High End Quality Elite Cleaning Services Available For: Mattress Cleaning 55 CARPET STEAM CLEAN W/ PRE-TREATMENT $ UP TO 5 ROOMS 99$ $ TILE & GROUT STEAM CLEAN W/ GROUT POWER WASHER UP TO 5 ROOMS *200 SQ. FT PER RM MAX 25 SOFA OR RECLINER STEAM CLEAN *200 SQ. FT PER RM MAX Tile & Grout Sofas Carpet Cleaning Oriental & Area Rugs Broker License ObtainedRE/MAX of the Islands announced that Dustyn Corace recently earned his license as a real estate broker. In 2000 Corace obtained his sales associate license and began his career at RE/MAX of the Islands by developing the vacation rental program. He now oversees the RE/MAX residential annual lease program while specializing in selling upscale properties on Sanibel and Captiva islands, and the Fort Myers River District. Corace has recently taken the required education courses and obtained three professional designations. The first is as a Sanibel and Captiva Island Specialist (SCIS). His other professional designations are as Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) and Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) as certified by the National Association of Realtors. Dustyn Corace


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CUSTOM HOME BUILDER We do it all from repairing a door to adding a 2nd FloorNew Construction TooP. O. Box 922 Sanibel, FL 33957 Fax (239) 472-8449DeCorte FourCustom Home Builders, Inc. Ph (239) 472-8446 DeCorteFour.com Ron DeCorte #CBC058483BUILDING CONTRACTOR Helenbrook Homes, Inc.Licensed & InsuredCerti ed Building ContractorCBC026067Serving Sanibel & Captiva for the last 25 yearsNew Homes Remodeling FramingDave Helenbrook 239 / 466-4030 CONSTRUCTION & REMODELING OFFICE : ( 239 ) 579-0028www.tradewindshomes.comCGC 1510520NEW CONSTRUCTION REMODELING KITCHENS AND BATH DESIGN AND REMODELING CENTER DESIGN AND REMODELING CENTER 1633 1633 Periwinkle Periwinkle , Suite Suite H HIMPACT WINDOWS & DOORS/GLASS Windows PlusPGT Windows & Doors10831 Sunset Plaza Circle, Unit 107 Fort Myers, FL 33908 E-mail: windowsplusllc@earthlink.netLicensed & InsuredSCC131150832Phone: 239-267-5858 Fax: 239-267-7855 SWFL Window and Door SpecialistWindows Plus CONSTRUCTIONFROM REMODELING TO NEW CONSTRUCTIONNO JOB TO BIG OR TO SMALLCC Shutters Sales & ServiceAll Types of Hurricane Protection Including Impact Windows From Panels to Remote Roll Downs 239-691-9002 CGC 150-77-08INTERIOR DESIGN 2330 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 (239) 395-2525 Fax (239) 395-2373 Toll Free: 1-866-395-2525 beachfloordecor@aol.comVerticals Mini Blinds Draperies Wallpaper Furniture Ceramic Wood Appliances Interior Painting Custom Cabinets Upholstery Kitchen & Bath RemodelingSanibel Design CenterPam Ruth V.P. Interior Design (Cell) 239-850-4128UPHOLSTERY A Friendly Personalized Service From Owner-Operator Steven CservenyakPARAMOUNT DECORATOR & UPHOLSTERYsince 1974 Complete line of quality upholstery work by European CraftsmanWe work with the finest imported silk, satin, damask, brocades, velvets, hand-loomed crewel, embroidered tapestries from Italy, Belgium & India.Antique Furniture Restoration We also do boat cushions & down feather cushions472-8086 735 Donax Street, Sanibel Island SENIOR CITIZEN & MILITARY DISCOUNTS(239) 910-7663Call & Talk To The Owner, Every Time! WeathersealROOFING & CONSTRUCTIONExperts in All Types of Roofing CONSTRUCTION/ROOFING MEDICAL McGregor Medical McGregor Medical Family Practice Walk-in Clinic Family Practice Walk-in Clinic Bill Fulk, M.D. Bill Fulk, M.D. 239-437-2121 239-437-2121Open Monday Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm 16731 McGregor Blvd., Ste. 105 Fort Myers, FL 33908 (across from Starz Pizza) FAA Exams Class 1, 2, & 3 Now welcoming new and former patientsMedicare, BCBS, Aetna, Cigna, & United Health CarePROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201125B Skeeter Morse needs a home. These are the cats that were left homeless when their owner went into a nursing home. Molly is a sweetheart, really gentle and easygoing. Stop by to meet her anytime. From page 8BSanibel Pool Leaguecaptain to be named by October 24. In a somewhat futile effort to unseat the three-time league champion Bunts Ball Busters several teams have loaded up. Captain Kip Buntrock recruited most of the top players from last year to form the Odd Balls. Captain Dennis Bender has recruited throughout Florida to put his Bathroom Magic shooters into a position to flush the champs down the sewer. Spectators are welcome at all the matches and if you want to get in on the action call league organizer Bob Buntrock at 274-7881 or e-mail him at bobbuntrock@comcast.net. Hell steer you to the team most in need of your cue prowess. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


answer on page 27B PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY PAINTING Residential & Commercial Painting COLOR SCHEMES on request fromSanibel Home FurnishingsPower Washing Wallpaper Hanging Faux Finishing Free Estimates Interior & Exterior Dependable Reliable Licensed & InsuredLic #S3-11944 With your contract a donation to your favorite charity will be made. 395-3928 Cell: 841-4302POOL SERVICE & REPAIR Deep-EndPool ServiceIslands Premier Pool Service Professional Weekly Service Fast Expert Equipment Repair and Replacement Specializing in Gulfstream Pool Heaters25 years experience239-699-6279Lic # CPC1457386REMODELING oo O CGC1507121CONTRACTORS 24/7 Rapid Response Line239-472-1888License # CMC056884 Honest Honest * Reliable Reliable * Dependable DependableCOMPUTERS/TECHNOLOGY / SUDOKUTo play Sudoku: Complete the grid so that every row, column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 through 9 (the same number cannot appear more than once in a row, column or 3x3 box.) There is no guessing and no math involved, just logic.answer on page 27BISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201126B


KING CROSSWORD MAGIC MAZE SUDOKU SUPER CROSSWORD PUZZLE ANSWERSPROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY CONSTRUCTION/REMODELING NEW HOMES, REMODELING & ADDITIONS New Homes Consulting Remodeling Contracting P.O. Box 143 Sanibel Island, FL Phone: 239-472-2601 Fax: 239-472-6506 CONTRACTORS MILLS BROTHERS BUILDING CONTRACTORS Joseph Mills Lic. #CBC058789William Mills Lic. #CBC058788Of ce Phone & Fax 239-472-6711 Custom Home Building|Remodels Design Service Available Sanibel Owned & Operated COMPUTER SERVICES COMPUTERS TREE & LAWN CARE Landscaping Tree Service Stump GrindingLandscape Design Ponds Waterfall Installations Landscape Refurbishing Pepper ClearingLicensed & Insured Free Estimates* Jesus Hernandez 482-7350 www.jesuslawncare.com GENERAL CONTRACTOR Greg Weglarz General Contractor, Inc. Greg Weglarz General Contractor, Inc.Building in Southwest Florida for over 25 YearsDREAMSBUILDING Specializing In Impact Glass WINDOW & DOOR REPLACEMENT(239) 489-0442www.gregweglarz State Certi cation Number CG CA05420NEW CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING SCRAMBLERS COMPUTERS Light Tackle Sport Fishing Tarpon Snook Red sh & More CAPT. MAT CAPT. MAT T T MI MI TCHELL TCHELL USCG USCG Licensed Licensed & Insured & InsuredC: (239) 340-8651www.captmattmitchell.com email: captmattmitchell@aol.comFISHING CHARTERISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201127B


HELP WANTED HELP WANTED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED BOATS CANOES KAYAKS WANT TO BUY MISC. FOR SALE FURNITURE FOR SALE AUTO FOR SALE COMMERCIAL SPACEPROFESSIONAL CLEANING SERVICESResidential Commercial Interior Windows Carpet Cleaning Jennifer Watson 239-810-6293SR 11/13 N TFN Bob AdamsResidential Renewal ServicesHandyman(Carpentry, maintenance toilets, faucets, ceiling fans, sliding doors, etc.)768-0569 or Cell 464-6460RS 11/14 M TFN Licensed & Insured 25+ years experienceCOMPANION SERVICE Sanibel-Captiva Care and Companion Service, LLC Medical appointments, general transportation, shopping, light meal preparations, and light cleaning. Our services are customized to meet our clients needs. Call 239-395-3591, or for an emergency call 239-472-0556.SR 10/3 B TFN HELLE'S CLEANING SERVICES Residential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047SR 11/13 B TFN DORADO PROPERTY MANAGEMENTHOME WATCH/CARE Full Range of Services Excellent Organizational Skills Island Resident Licensed & Insured 24/7 Call Lisa 239-472-8875RS 10/1 BM TFN MUSIC INSTRUCTIONSIn piano, saxophone, ute. On Sanibel/Captiva or South Fort Myers. Quali ed, experienced teacher. Call 239-989-7799RR 10/8 CC TFN HOUSE CARE While you are away by retired architect, Sanibel resident. Call 395-1649.RS 11/12 NC TFN DOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800SR 1/30 B TFN DOCK YOUR YACHT ON SANIBELPrime east end direct access dockage. Seawall, electricity, water, parking. Only minutes to the gulf! Call: 470-2866 RS 12/17 CC TFN 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, Fl Phone: 239-472-3644, ext 1 Fax: 239-472-2334 www.crowclinic.orgVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESWe are currently seeking applicants for several volunteer positions. Positions Needed: Patient Admission Desk, Baby Bird Feeders, Gift Shop & Education Center Volunteers. Other Positions Available Throughout the Year: Clerical/Office Help, Fundraising, Special Events/Community Outreach, Educational Outreach and Grounds Maintenance. For information, please call our Volunteer Coordinator at: 239-472-3644, extension 229 or Email: volunteers@crowclinic.org RS 3/25 NC TFN ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201128B J&A BUSINESS CONSULTING, INC. Joe Kruzich President MBA FINANCE Bookkeeping Services Sanibel, Florida 33957 Call: 239-579-0537NS 8/26 CC 10/14 SANIBEL HOME WATCHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971NR 9/2 BM TFN A-NEEDA HOME CLEANINGResidential and Rental Cleaning Window and pressure cleaning Now Serving Lee County Licensed & Insured Call: 352-587-1480 / 352-860-2979NR 9/30 CC 10/21 MARY ALICE HADLEY HAND PAINTED STONEWARE POTTERYA complete service for 10 to 12 in everything from mugs, plates, bowls, and many extra pieces. Serving plates, pitchers, butter dishes, salt and pepper shakers, bean pot, candlesticks, you name it. The complete set would retail for over $2500, buy it for $900. All Hadley pottery is painted, glazed and then kilnred at 2,100 degrees Fahrenheit, making it highly resistant to chipping and scratching. It is lead-free and oven, microwave and dishwasher-safe. Each hand-crafted pottery piece is signed by an artist trained by a protege of Mary Alice Hadley, and is the mark of genuine Hadley stoneware. Call 466-4707. RS 9/30 NC 10/21 CASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280.RR 9/30 CC 10/21 HELP WANTEDIsland Cleaning Company is looking for a responsible, trustworthy and dependable person for residential and rental cleaning. Must have own transportation. Flexible hours, Saturdays required, part time turning to full time. Experience preferred. Please email tammiestotalcare@yahoo.comRR 10/7 CC 10/14 FURNITURE SALESRetail furniture store in need for an experienced sales consultant. Position is for November through May only. Good pay and atmosphere. Fax resume to 239-489-4983 or email Furniture-world@comcast.net. No phone calls please! NR 10/7 BM TFN MOBILE NOTARYProfessional notary public signing service. Loans, living wills, deeds, trusts, wills & POA. I will travel to your home, business or other meeting place. Jamee Ferous at 239-464-4746NR 10/7 PC 10/28 FARM EQUIPMENT2001 John Deere 4600, 4X4, Cab, Loader, Diesel, Priced to sell $5,500. Contact me for details at mcha58pa@msn.com or 941-343-8317NR 10/7 CC 10/14 1999 GMC 2500 TRUCKToolbox, bed liner, extended cab, all maintenance records. 204K miles. $6,100. Call Jamee at 239-464-4746NR 10/7 PC 10/28 EXECUTIVE OFFICE SPACEAvailable in Islander Center. Prominent Location. Large Of ces. Electricity, internet, cleaning, kitchen included. Call 823-4142.NS 10/7 CC 10/28 COMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALIST/POLICE DEPT: Knowledge of MS Office, Outlook, MS desktop & server operating systems, Internet Explorer & Mozilla Firefox. Perform installation, modification, trouble shooting & minor repairs to PCs & server hardware & software systems & technical assistance to system users. Understanding of Ethernet & business networking, Bachelors Degree or equivalent college or technical school training combined with related experience & appropriate Microsoft certifications. Exp conducting needs analysis & detailed review & analysis of various computer technology options to automate law enforcement applications, processes & facilities as well as strategies to resolve organizational issues is preferred. Knowledge & the ability to manage surveillance & in-car video systems, mobile data terminals, integrated database programs & various communications systems preferred. FDLE/FBI fingerprint background check required. $16.40 to $29.64 per hour. Excellent benefits & unlimited causeway transponder. Position open until filled. Application at www.mysanibel.com, or at City Hall. City of Sanibel, Administrative Services Director, Attn: CSS, 800 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957, Fax 239-472-3065. EOE/ADA/M/F/VNR 10/14 CC 10/14 ESPERANZAS CLEANING SERVICE15 Years Experience Lee And Collier County Good Rates 239-218-8376RR 10/14 CC 11/4 ATTENTION WEBSITE OWNERSYour Website is Probably Dif cult To See & Read on a Smartphone. Discover Why a Mobile-Website is Critical To Online Success. Call 888-882-2696 or Visit www.SmartMobileDesigns.comRR 10/14 CC 10/14 PARADISE POWERWASHINGHome, pool cage, deck, sidewalk & driveway. Mike @ 239-919-4573NR 10/14 CC 11/4 RUG FOR SALE9 X 12 Oriental blush background w/fringe and flowers. $200. Call 239-395-2348 NR 10/14 CC 10/21 GREEN LEATHER LA Z BOYRecliner sofa and matching La Z Boy recliner chair. Like new, rarely used. $400. Email for pictures or to schedule appt. LisaSanibel@centurylink.netNS 10/14 PC 10/14 FULL/DOUBLE BEDWood headboard. Never used. $50. Email for pictures or to schedule appt. LisaSanibel@centurylink.netNS 10/14 PC 10/14 BUSINESS FOR SALEDowntown Fort Myers Business for sale. Owner moving out of state. For information, call 239-689-1660. $54,000RR 10/14 NC 11/4 FOR RENTSpace for rent. 2,100 sq. ft. Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Call 239-558-5230. RS 10/14 BM 11/4 READ ISLAND SUN ONLINE: IslandSunNews.comclick on Read the Sun BOAT FOR SALEAsking $16,500 for my 2003 Pro-Line 20DC Bow-Rider with a 150HP Mercury SaltwaterXL 2-stroke 6 cyl. Approx. 300hrs. Well-Maintained. Please call Tate at 239-333-8867 for more information. NR 10/14 CC 10/28 TIME TO SAY GOOD BUY! SEE YOU NEXT WEEK


REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE VACATION RENTAL ANNUAL/SEASONAL ANNUAL RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL PROPERTIES AVAILABLEFor a complete list visit our Website www.remax-oftheislands.com Call Dustyn Corace, RE/MAX of the Islands 239-472-2311RS 10/9 B TFN SCAN CODE FOR A FREE LIST OF ALL ISLAND PROPERTIESFOR SALEVISITwww.FreeSanibelList.comPfeifer Realty Group Sanibel Island, FL239-472-0004RS 6/17 BM TFN Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-7277S 10/9 B TFN ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 14, 201129B Isabella RasiIbt Rt En Cbnt RS 5/13 NC TFNIsabella Rasi (239) 246-4716EftIsabellaRasi@aol.comFor Information And Showings Please Call McGREGOR WOODS GREAT FAMILY HOME IN McGREGOR WOODS! 3/3/2...make an offer!SANIBEL EAST END Elegant, Sanibel East End Canal Front Home with Boat Dock. Like New! ASKING $1,795,000KEY WEST STYLE HOME AT THE BAY IN FORT MYERS BEACH (5/4/2) Fully furnished including a boat, etc. Asking $1,190,000WALK TO BEACH1 BR/BA. Female non smoker. Share house. $500/month includes utilities. One small pet okay. 239-699-8741.RS 8/5 BM TFN GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION FALL COMMUNITY YARD SALESaturday, October 22nd 8:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Vendor spots only $5 FREE to shop Estero Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero. 239-498-0415NR 9/9 NC 10/21 FOR SALE BY OWNER 2008 MOBILE HOMEAT PERIWINKLE PARK 1 Bed room new queen bed. LR with sofa bed, kitchen, refrigerator ice maker, dinning area, Bosch washer dryer, dishwasher. Trane A/C with Pro 4000 programmable thermostat. Full tile oors. Full vinyl deck. Pavers. Oodles of space. Hurricane sun & window protection lm. Home in ex. cond. Much more, too numerous to mention. Pr iced at $89,400. Ground rent $5,800/yr. 239-209-1869 or Dorisdavenport@hotmail.com.RR 9/16 CC TFN WALK TO BEACHAdorable 2 bedroom 1 bath 1/2 of duplex East End of Sanibel Great Monthly rates! Call Bob 410-913-2234RR 9/16 CC TFN THE SANCTUARY AT WULFERT POINTPerfect home for extended family! 4 Bedroom, 4 bath private residence which includes a guest home overlooking pool and spa. Private retreat over garage, formal dining and den. First oor living with over 3600 sq. living space well designed for extended family. Quality details including coquina rock replace, coffered ceilings, crown moldings, seamless windows, pocket sliders storm protective windows and doors. Go to teamsanibel.com for pictures and video. Best island value! New price of $1,089,000 furnished beautifully. Selling the Islands for over 30 years as a Top Producer Call Glenn Carretta Broker Associate John R. Wood Island Real Estate Inc. 239-850-9296 or 239-395-3100 glennc@coconet.com www.Teamsanibel.comNS 9/30 BM 10/21 CLOSE TO SANIBEL & FM BEACH 2BR/2BA, 2nd oor, end unit w/lanai. Very clean & bright. Pool & tennis. No smoking, no pets. $800 per month 239-851-4921 or 887-0834. RR 9/30 CC 10/21 SANIBEL APARTMENT FOR RENT1 bedroom, 1 bath duplex. Washer/dryer; modern kitchen includes dishwasher, microwave. GREAT location walk to shops, bank, restaurants, while on a quiet street. $1,150/month includes all utilities except elec., tel. & cable. Call 395-8774.NS 9/30 CC TFN FOR SALE TRAILERPeriwinkle Park 30 Trailer with attached 20x10 screen room, furnished, cozy and clean, appliances, garden area, paver parking. Reduced price. Motivated to sell. 727-207-5787. Paradise!RR 10/7 CC 10/14 TO PLACE AN AD LOG ON: IslandSunNews.com BAY FRONT OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, OCT 2312-4 #1314 ISABEL DRIVE (Periwinkle to Bailey to Bay to Isabel) 150 Bayfront. Nearly 1/2 acre on islands most prestigious drive. Over 4000 sq. feet. 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bath, den, fam room w/stone replace, nanny quarters, formal dining. Walls of windows with bay front pool enhancing perfect water views. $2,295,000 www.1314isabeldr.com Glenn Carretta Broker Associate John R. Wood Island Real Estate Inc. 239-850-9296 www.TeamSanibel.com NR 10/14 BM 10/14 Canal Home, 3/2/den/pool/dock just off Island $2,300/mo. Piling home, 2/2 remodeled, UF, w/d, beach access $1,450/mo. Duplex, 2/1 UF, remodeled, walk to beach. $900/mo. Beach view Gorgeous. 3/2 + Paver Pool. Updated. $2,300/mo.472-6747Serving The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Owner ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBEL RS 10/14 BM TFN NEAR BEACH PRIVATE HOME 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH3 bedroom, 2 bath Home with heated pool, in quiet Sanibel neighborhood. Seasonal and monthly rentals. 239-472-0692 or www.4sanibel.com. RS 10/14 CC TFN


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 OCTOBER 14, 201130B Im Molly and Im as sweet, affectionate, and fun-loving as I am cute. I love to cuddle and give kisses too. Now is the perfect time to adopt me because Im ready to learn all my puppy basics and be a great family dog. My adoption fee is only $47.50 during Octobers Fall in Love Adoption promotion. My name is Alice and life has been a wonderland for me. I approach each day with great wonder as I explore the people, pets, and playthings around me, and wonder when my forever family will come to adopt me. My adoption fee is just $25 during Octobers Fall in 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, ageappropriate 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. Alice ID# 516869 Molly ID# 517441 photos by squaredogphoto.com