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: 10-28-2011
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sanibel (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Captiva (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lee County (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/NOVEMBER SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:35 6:50 7:35 6:49 7:36 6:48 7:36 6:48 7:37 6:47 7:38 6:46 7:38 6:46 VOL. 19, NO. 18 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA OCTOBER 28, 2011 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS A ASECTIONWinners Of Ding Days Photo Contest Announced By SocietyOn October 22, Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) announced the winners of its 24th Annual Ding Darling Days Amateur Nature Photography Contest. The announcements were made at a special Conservation Art Day presentation in the Refuge Education Center, part of the weeklong Ding Darling Days celebration on Sanibel Island. Earlier, on October 3, judges had selected 14 winners out of 84 entries from throughout Florida, the U.S., and Europe. All entries were taken at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. First place went to William Fischer of Hinsdale, Illinois, for his Eastern Screech Owl the first time an owl photo has won the competition. Technically, its almost perfect, said Florida photographer Sara Lopez, one of the contests three judges. And its a species most tourists dont get to see at the refuge. Ken Jager from Sanibel took second place with an image of a double-crested cormorant holding a mangrove water snake in its beak. When asked what she liked about the image, Refuge Education Specialist Becky Wolff, also a judge, exclaimed: Have you ever seen a cormorant catch a snake? Its one of the most original pictures I saw out of the whole 84. From an educators point of view, the kids are going to eat it up when I show them! In third place was Jan Master from Herndon, Virginia, with a yellow-crowned night heron photograph that captured the bird eating a juvenile blue crab. Its one of those connection moments the heron looking at the crab, said Wolff. Nature at its best. The third judge was Mick Denham, City of Sanibel vice-mayor. We always choose three judges for the contest, said Terry Baldwin, contest chair. A refuge staff person, a professional photographer, and a member of the Sanibel community. This year they had fewer entries to judge but overall a better quality of entries. The three winners received cash awards from DDWS at the presentation on Saturday: $100 for first place, $75 for second, and $50 for third. Each honorable mention winner received a $25 award, which reflects a refund of the contest entry fee. The winning photographs and 11 honorable mention award entries will be on display in the Refuge Education Center through the end of May. To view the other topranking entries, visit www. dingdarlingsociety.org and click on Photo Contest. HONORABLE MENTIONS (in alphabetical order): John Bartsch, Deposit, NY Roseate spoonbill Mike Doughery, Clarkston MI Black-crowned night heron (juvenile) Miguel Hnatow, Sanibel Roseate spoonbill John Hoyt, Lewes, DE Anhinga with fish Robert Kimball, Fort continued on page 30 First Place: William Fischers eastern screech owlCracker Fest To Feature Hand Painted FurnitureFor those of you who recognize Laura Balls smiling face from the Sanibel Post Office, you may not know she is also a gifted artist. Originally from Bayside, New York, Ball trained at the School of Art and Design in Manhattan and, in her free time, is busy painting murals, glassware and coconuts. Some of her work is on display at McEnroe Gallery, and her coconut postcards are available at several Sanibel stores. Ball is currently working on an Adirondack chair, donated by Kevin and Birgie Vertesch, for the San-Cap Cracker Fest. This years event will also feature a custom hand painted design by new age artist Andrew Corke. Now 22, Corke is about to complete his education at Florida Gulf Coast University with a BA in art and minor in Interdisciplinary studies and marketing. He recognized his calling as far back as middle school, and in high school took art related subjects including AutoCAD, photography, web design, portfolio, pottery, drawing and painting. Having grown up on Sanibel, Corke was fortunate to be introduced to artists such as Robert Rauchenberg, Darryl Pottorf and Myra Roberts, all whom he admires and who have influenced his work. Corke continued on page 36 Laura Ball working on a tropical scene for the Adirondack chair donated by Kevin and Birgie VerteschThe Bait Box is throwing its 18th Annual Esperanza Woodring Memorial Cast Net Rodeo on Saturday, November 5. Children will compete by casting nets at moving and fixed targets. Refreshments, music and a raffle are also part of the days festivities. Free lessons and demonstrations will be offered. Childrens registration is free and each child will receive a prize just for competing. My mom (Esperanza) would be very pleased to know that we are trying to find a solution to red tide. said Ralph Woodring. All proceeds benefit START (Solutions to Avoid Red Tide), a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding and promoting efforts to prevent, control and mitigate red tide. About The Bait Box Founded in 1971 by lifelong Sanibel resident Ralph Woodring. The Bait Box offers everything the local angler needs from the right fishing gear to the right fishing outfir. Also available are live and artificial baits and a fishing and shelling guide continued on page 26The Bait Boxs 18th Annual Esperanza Woodring Memorial Cast Net Rodeo Nathan Muench getting ready to cast his net at the 2010 Cast Net Rodeo


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 20112 CARE Packages For Troops: Week 7 ReportBy Ted TysonAbout 40 years ago, having been in combat in Viet Nam and having received a care package from someone I never knew and would never meet, I learned how important receiving a package of goodies and a note from someone thanking you for your service means to the morale of everyone who is away from home, fighting to keep all of us at home safe. I remember seeing tough American fighting men and women, and me too, getting moist eyes when the care packages arrived and were opened and shared. The goodies were wonderful, but nothing compared to the moist eyes when we looked at the letters written by both kids and adults, and saw the pictures that were carefully drawn. The troops were reminded of what they were fighting for, their families and kids at home. Then for a moment, looking at the packages, we were all brought closer to home through the kindness of total strangers who cared enough to let the troops know their sacrifices and the sacrifices of their families alone at home were appreciated. Many people who donated to the Holiday Care Package campaign did so because they knew it was a good cause, and thats a good reason. Many people donated because they had been over there in WWII, Korea, Viet Nam, and all the other police actions and wars that the United States has been involved in during the past 60+ years. Those people know exactly how our troops in harms way today feel and will feel when they receive the packages you are sending. Thats a good reason too. To all of you who donated checks, letter, magazines, paperback books, T-shirts and your prayers to make the holidays just a little bit better for the troops, for whatever reason, thank you very much. You did good! You may never meet a recipient, but I can assure you that your lives will be blessed and prayers of thanks to you will be offered from all the troops who will share the packages and have a better holiday season, because of your generosity. The campaign invites all donors, as well as the general public, veterans and their families and friends, and visitors to our barrier Islands, to the Veterans Day Ceremony at the Sanibel City Hall November 11 at 11 a.m. Sanibels ceremony is the done the right way, and the way that Veterans Day all across America was once celebrated with a band playing, patriotic speeches, awards, remembrances from the spectators who are veterans, and members of veterans families. For about three quarters of an hour, visitors can remember their fathers, mothers, sons and daughters, and other family who so gallantly have kept us all free. Bring your cameras, stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance, listen to the program, watch the Stars and Stripes and the POW/MIA flags being raised and then lowered to half-staff, and concluding the program stand reverently as the soulful sounds of Taps honors our dead. The Veterans Day Ceremony is a never-to-be-forgotten event honoring all of Americas veterans. We hope you all will come and enjoy being an American. These are the latest people who were generous and did good: Nancy and John Sampson (5), Ken Cuyler (5), Gregory and Claire ONeill (1), Carl Meier (3), William Tomlinson (2.5), anonymous (2.5), Saint Michael and All Angels Church (25), LorKen Publications-Island Sun (5), Joe and Shirley Smaha (25), Sandy and Ellen Trevor (2), George Clark Jr. (12.5), Robert and Marion Britz (1.5), Carl Stehman (5), Al and Sally Hanser (5), Ruth Kleindinst (.5), Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Woodham (2), Dimitri and Suzanne Scutakes (1), Barbara Cooley (5), Dennis and Brooke Simon (1), Ruby Mermaids of Sanibel (2.5), Pam and Tony Burke (5), David Wright (5), Robyn Moran (5), Sanibel Captiva Bank (5), Donald Randall (1), M&N Parker and P&T Tyson (5), The Mucky Duck and The Green Flash (10), Lily and Company (1). God bless you, God bless America and God bless and keep safe our troops in harms way. David Wright From Left: Sanibel Fire Training Officer Tim Barrett, LMHS Mil-Sup Director Kim Gaide, Sanibel Fire Assistant Fire Chief Matt Scoet with T-shirts for care packages) 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! From left: Holly McIntosh, Danielle Cimeo, Dan Schuyler, Kimberly DeVito, with dogs Gracie and Angel From left: Heather Harrison, Kim Gaide, Holly Quick Bank of the Island employees, with final group of check donations From left: Tony Gropp, Heather Dowling, Craig Albert (San Cap Bank)


JEWELRY GALLERY Yappy Howlloween! Stop by Lily & Co. for some tricks, treats and treasures! 520 TARPON BAY ROAD | ( ACROSS FROM BAILEY'S ) SANIBEL FL 33957 | 2 3 9-472-2 888 13550 REFLECTIONS PKWY. | (NEXT TO JASONS DELI) FT. MYERS, FL 33907 | 239 -4 66 -4 9 4 9 F RI D A Y | NO VEMBER 4 TH C RA C KER FE ST | THE BAIT BOX, SANIBEL | 6:30 PM T WE D NE SD A Y | NO VEMBER 9 TH ST AR S UN D ER THE ST AR S | FO R CH ILDREN 'S H OS PITA L REFLECTIONS COMMONS, FORT MYERS | 6:30 PM FRI D AY | N O VEMBER 1 3 14 T H H O PE H OS PI C E TENNI S C HALLEN G E | THE SANCTUARY, SANIBE L S UN D A Y | NO VEMBER 13 T H T A S TE O F THE I S LAN DS | FOR C.R.O.W. | SANIBEL PARK | 12:30 5 PM PROUD TO SPONSOR & P R O RO U D TO O S P O N S O R & SUPPORT THESE FINE EVENTS S U P P O R T RT R T TH T E S E F I N E EV EV VE VE N TS TS K a r e n B e l l D an Schu y le r L il y Gracie & An g el V oted B E S T of t h e I s l a n ds Five C onsecutive Year s B O UTIQU E N OW O PEN 3 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 20114 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 8 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. Flu Clinic Flu shots will be given at the center Friday, October 28, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Friday, January 27, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. 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. Miami History Tour Thursday, November 10. Includes round-trip transporation from Fort Myers, guided tour of Vizcaya, guided tour of the Biltmore Hotel, lunch at LaPalma, and visits to the famous historical landmarks in Miami. Cost is $89 for members, $99 for non-members. Carpool from the center at 5:45 a.m. for bus pick up in Fort Myers at 6:30 a.m. 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 non-members Tuesday Kayaking November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Non-competitive 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 non-members. 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. Handson training in Picasa, a free program from Google. Class size limited to six. Cost is $60 for members, $90 for nonmembers. 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 4725743. 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 4723565. Call the center for further details on programs 472-5743. Sanibel Historical Museum And Village NewsThe Sanibel Historical Museum and Village will once again be open to the public beginning Wednesday, November 2. Hours of operation will be Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission fee is $5 per adult, with museum members and children under 18 attending free. There is now an audio system in each museum building that will enhance visitors tours. The Sanibel Museum and Village is currently seeking applicants for the parttime position of museum manager. The work schedule for this position is broken down as follows: October 1 through April 30, Wednesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and May 1 through August 31, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The position offers no benefits and a salary in the lowto mid-$30,000 range. Requirements for this position include excellent people skills, exceptional computer skills, and excellent writing skills. Must be well organized and capable of multi-tasking. Must have positive assertiveness and initiative. Must have a vision and passion for growing all facets of the museum and helping it meet its mission. Must have excellent management skills. Some examples of required responsibilities include scheduling of docents, opening/closing of museum, writing publicity articles for local newspapers and magazines, writing grants, recordkeeping for admissions and membership dues, writing newsletters to the docents and membership, inputting data for museum collections and membership using Past Perfect software, website management, coordinating efforts with the board of directors who are volunteers and have their own responsibilities and coordinating efforts with a parttime business manager for all financial record keeping. Resumes should be submitted as soon as possible by email to afwerner@embargmail.com no later than November 5. Any questions can be directed to Alex Werner, 472-8871. 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


5 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011 Sign Up For The South Seas Buddy Walk Join family and friends of individuals with Down syndrome for a day of celebration and awareness at the South Seas Buddy Walk on November 5 at 11 a.m., at South Seas Island Resort, Captiva. Please complete the form and mail, with a check payable to Sanibel Sea School, a 501(3)c foundation (or credit card information) to South Seas Buddy Walk, 16261 Shenandoah Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908 before November 1. Registrations will also be accepted on the day of the walk. All net proceeds will go to provide funds for: The National Down Syndrome Society (www.ndss.org) Sanibel Sea School (www.sanibelseaschool.org) Special Equestrians (www.specialequestrians.net) Sanibel-Captiva Cares; to benefit The Childrens Hospital of Lee Memorial Health System (www.leememorial.org). South Seas Buddy Walk Registration & Donor FormPatron Name: ___________________________4 T-shirts (list sizes): ____________ Corporate Name: ________________________4 T-shirts (list sizes): ____________ List walkers below Family Name: ____________________________2 T-shirts (list sizes): ____________ List walkers below Individual Walker: _______________________________________size: ____________ Individual Walker: _______________________________________size: ____________ Individual Walker: _______________________________________size: ____________ Individual Walker: _______________________________________size: ____________ Individual Walker: _______________________________________size: ____________ Individual Walker: _______________________________________size: ____________All registration fees include T-shirt, post walk barbecue lunch with live entertainment and bounce houses/activities for the kids. For updated information, go to www.ssirbuddywalk@weebly.comI have enclosed a check for my registration fee or donation. Please charge my credit card Visa MasterCard American Express Other Number: ________________________________________________________________ Signature: ______________________________________________________________Waiver: In consideration of me and/or my minor child being permitted to participate in the Buddy Walk, I herebyfor myself, my heirs and personal representatives-assume any and all risks which might be associated with the event. I further waive, release, discharge and covenant not to sue South Seas Island Resort, BRE South Seas Resort Owner, LLC, WHM, LLC, South Seas Buddy Walk, its organizers, sponsors, volunteers or other representatives or their successors and assigns, for any and all injuries or damages of any kind whatsoever suffered by myself and/or my minor child as a result of taking part in the events and any related activities. I also authorize the use by South Seas Buddy Walk any photo, film or videotape taken of me or my minor child at the event for any purpose.Signature: ______________________________________________________________ Date: ___________________________________________________________________ THIS REGISTRATION IS NOT VALID UNLESS SIGNED 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.Charcoal Drawing: Jill Brougher Oil on Paper: Sherry RohlCenter 4 Life Expanded Fitness Class ScheduleExpanded aerobics classes will be available at the Center 4 Life starting Monday, October 31. Weekly Fitness Class Schedule Effective Monday, October 31: Mondays 8 a.m. Happy Hour Fitness 9:30 a.m. Essential Total Fitness Tuesdays 8 a.m. Power Hour Fitness 9:30 a.m. Gentle Yoga Wednesdays 8 a.m. Happy Hour Fitness 9:30 a.m. Essential Total Fitness Thursdays 8 a.m. Power Hour Fitness 9:30 a.m. Gentle Yoga Fridays 8 a.m. Happy Hour Fitness 9:30 a.m. Essential Total Fitness The Center 4 Life is located at 2401 Library Way. For more information, call 472-5743. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Daily, weekly and annual memberships are available. For more information call the Sanibel Recreation Center at 4720345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. 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 SALECOMFORT BY DESIGN(239) 395-0666 1-800-454-3008Sanibel Island 1640 Periwinkle Way in Limetree Across from the Bank of the Islands BIRKENSTOCK MEPHISTO ECCO Supplying the islands with ART and Fine Framing for over 10 years. Thank You to our loyal customers. 630 Tarpon Bay Rd(near the Over Easy Cafe) Summer Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-4, Sat. 10-4www.sanibelartandframe.com 239-395-1350 Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


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 ChristmanISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 20116 Marina Seeks Outdoor Seating, Learns Of Code ViolationsBy Emilie AlfinoIn 1986, a Special Use District was created by the City of Sanibel to govern the use and development of those sections of Sanibel Estates comprising the Sanibel Marina property. The special district permits certain uses and only those uses relevant to a marina such as providing mooring space for boats, size and uses of boats, dry storage, a showroom for the sale of boats, a boat ramp, store, and restaurant, among other things. At Tuesdays meeting of the Sanibel Planning Commission, marina owner Myton Ireland and his manager Thomas McColgan sought to amend the 1986 ordinance to add bonus outdoor seating to the existing concrete pad outside Gramma Dots restaurant, which seating would be located less than the required setback from the water; to extend the restaurants hours of operation, which were limited by the original ordinance to 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (the restaurant is currently open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in violation of the ordinance); to open dining to non-marina customers and to be allowed to advertise same also original limitations now being disregarded by the owner. Gramma Dots currently has 59 indoor seats, is seeking to add 16 outdoor seats, and has 90 parking spots. In the planning departments staff report, a number of other issues arose regarding improper signage and lighting, in addition to some questions about parking. One commissioner reported seeing people sitting at outdoor tables and chairs having drinks. Both Ireland and Jordan explained those seats were used only for people waiting for boat tours or having a snack from the snack bar. No food is being served outdoors. City Planning Director Jim Jordan explained that things that now sound like onerous restrictions back in 1986 were merely the result of the city trying to determine how to keep the marina compatible with the surrounding area, which is residential. The city didnt want the use of the marina to be so intense as to interrupt its neighbors peaceful enjoyment of their homes, Jordan explained. Jordan reported there had been no negative feedback from neighbors on Irelands requested changes and that he expected none, since the changes had almost all already been implemented without proper approval. Commissioner Chris Heidrick expressed concern that a number of parking spots were encumbered, particularly by Royal Palms. Jordan explained that Ireland will have to provide a parking plan prior to receiving final approval. Regarding lighting, Ireland said it was put in for security purposes. Weve been robbed 17 times to the tune of $600,000 and no one has ever been caught. It was the Sanibel Police that told me to add more lighting, said Ireland. In the parking lot theres a glare, but thats where I got robbed. The planning department set six conditions with 13 sub-conditions that Ireland has to meet before the commission will recommend approval to the city council. When Ireland said he was unaware of the conditions, City Attorney Ken Cuyler explained that staffs recommendation is that the permit be issued as written with the conditions. You have to familiarize yourself with them and make sure youre willing to meet them. Ireland told the commission that without the restaurant, there would be no marina. Slip renters dont cover expenses, he said. We need all the diversity we can get to maintain the overhead because a marina is high maintenance. We used to sell 40 boats a year; now we sell four. He also explained that live-aboards are no longer accepted because they presented problems, including parking issues as slowly but surely, relatives came to join the live-aboards. We do have what we call transients boaters who come and stay for a day or two and then leave, Ireland explained. He said these bring revenue to the marina. Commissioner Paul Reynolds told Ireland, If I was going to identify a poster business on Sanibel, it could easily be this one; its just a beautiful facility. I think its incumbent on our older, established businesses on Sanibel to comply with the Land Development Code. Reynolds made it very clear he was not accusing Ireland of malicious disregard of city rules. But we hold all the new peoples feet to the fire and let the older businesses slide, and thats just not fair. If youre going to spend more than $750 (excepting maintenance), you need a permit, and you should have known that. McColgan replied, If we had to come down and get a permit every time we spend $750, we would have to have an office here (at the city). Commission Chairman Michael Valiquette clarified that the $750 cut-off number doesnt relate to maintenance but only to building. He said that, as a contractor, when he runs into a similar situation, the work continues while he immediately heads to the city and gets the permit. It takes five minutes, he told Ireland and his manager. Commissioner Krekel stressed to Ireland that the planning staffs report contains a substantial number of conditions that require affirmative action on Irelands part and that some even require the expenditure of funds. You have to be aware of these and familiarize yourself with them. Were not going to approve this thing if the conditions are not fulfilled, Krekel warned. Commissioner Reynolds also cautioned that the issue that could cause the most problems is lighting. In my opinion, its going to be a financial commitment. Im confident a plan could be put together that conforms to both our needs, Reynolds said. In closing, Commissioner Phillip Marks said to Ireland, You have a pristine marina. I always show it to my visiting family and friends. Were aware that you keep it in pristine condition. Its just that when you start a project, you should check in with us. The staff report was unanimously approved, with Commissioner Chuck Ketteman absent, including the sixcontinued on page 27


Sanibel League Of Women VotersThe League of Women Voters of Sanibel will begin its fall season with a meeting and speaker Tuesday, November 8, at the Sanibel Public Library, 770 Dunlop Road, at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Ben Wilcox, League of Women Voters of Florida Government Consultant. He will discuss A Window to the 2012 Legislative Session: TABOR, Election Laws, Privatization and Proposed Amendments. All interested individuals are invited to attend. For more information contact Carla Benninga at carbenno@yahoo.com. After years of league membership, Wilcox was hired as the leagues governmental consultant in 2009. One of the most respected citizens advocates in Florida and a well-recognized expert in the area of public campaign financing and ethics, Wilcox has a long history of educating citizens and advocating for improvements to Floridas government. Wilcox, who graduated from Florida State University in 1976, worked as a reporter for the Florida Public Radio Network, providing reports on state government and the Florida Legislature to public radio stations throughout the state. In 1978, he became the news director for the network, and in 1994 he also became the news director for WFSU-FM, the public radio station in Tallahassee. As a journalist, he covered 23 sessions of the Florida Legislature and won awards from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. He also hosted a statewide call-in program called Florida on the Line featuring the states political leaders, including the governor, legislative leadership, and members of the state cabinet. From 1999 to 2009, Wilcox was executive director of Common Cause Florida. He represented the League of Women Voters of Florida before the Florida Legislature during the 2010 and 2011 legislative sessions. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Ben Wilcox is the speaker November 87 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011 Hortoons (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 Sanibel Sanibel Beauty Beauty Salon Salon Have a Boo-T-Ful Have a Boo-T-Ful Halloween! Halloween!Email editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com 75th Annual SANIBEL SANIBEL SHELL FAIR SHELL FAIR & SHOW & SHOWMarch 1st, 2nd and 3rd GROG SHOP THEYour One-Stop for WINE SPIRITS LIQUEURS CIGARS GIFT ITEMS One of the Best Selections of Domestic and Imported Wines on the West CoastBest Liquor Selection on the IslandsSpecial Orders and Case Discounts Walk-in HumidorGreat Selection of Cigars and Accessories No need to leave the island... it's all right here!Bailey's Shopping Center (just right of the hardware store) Corner of Periwinkle and Tarpon Bay 472-1682Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Sun. noon 7 p.m.Bacardi Light or Gold 1.75 ltr. Reg. $27.99 SALE $25.99 Jack Daniels Whiskey 1.75 ltr. Reg. $47.99 SALE $42.99 Smirnoff Vodka 1.75 ltr. $21.99 Jose Cuervo Gold or Silver Tequila 1.75 ltr. Reg. $41.99 SALE $36.99 MENAGE A TROIS Red & White Blend Chardonnay & Rose 750 ml. $9.99


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 20118 by Barbara Joy Cooley, president, Committee of the IslandsIn past commentaries, weve described how Sanibel alligators were too often being destroyed without sufficient regard for the impact on the survival of this animal in our carefully balanced ecosystem. This was often the result of people complaining about nuisance alligators who were then sought out and destroyed by the City, in addition to other gators in the same vicinity who were over four feet in length. After these commentaries were published, many readers responded that they assumed such alligators were being relocated, when in almost all cases they were being killed -literally hundreds of them over an 8-year period -by licensed trappers. How many Sanibel alligators have been destroyed so far this year? The answer is 15, and two more were relocated. But we think it would contribute to a better understanding of this issue if we look beyond the numbers and take a closer look on a case-by-case basis. We start with an incident on February 20 on Eagle Run Drive. A man living there called the police to complain about two alligators on the bank of a body of water behind his home. When the police approached, the alligators retreated into the water, just like they are supposed to do. Other people who were accustomed to seeing these two alligators in the area said they never bothered anyone, and always retreated away from people. However, according to the police report, the man who called to complain about these gators said they bother his dogs. One of these two gators was about 6 feet long, the other five to five-and-a-half feet long. They were both captured and destroyed. That case appears to be an unnecessary destruction of alligators, and caused anguish among neighbors who did not want to see them harmed. Alligators fed by people The next incident was like several others so far this year: an unfortunate and tragic case where the alligator was behaving as if it was used to being fed by people. This one also happened in February, and also involved a 6-foot gator. A woman living on Palm Lake Drive called the police to complain that the alligator approached when items were tossed into the water, and several other neighbors also complained about the alligator approaching. The trapper was called, and the alligator was removed and destroyed. Four more cases this year -two in May, one in July and one in August -also seemed to involve alligators behaving as if they expected to be fed by people. One of these was a 7-footer reported in May by a homeowner on Ibis Lane, off of Periwinkle Way near Cheeburger Cheeburger. The same homeowner reported another alligator in early July a large alligator next to a dead smaller alligator. When the police arrived, the large gator behaved as if it had been fed and lost its fear of humans. The third was a big 10-footer at Spanish Cays condos on Middle Gulf Drive. The fourth was a 9-footer in a pond near a barbeque grill being used at a residence on Causey Court in the Dunes. In April, a woman caring for an elderly resident on East Rocks Drive complained that people across the lake at a house on Boulder Drive were throwing items at an alligator in the water. The police contacted the owner of the Boulder Drive home, who said that the alligator seemed to follow people walking along the shoreline and did not retreat when approached. However, when the police officer approached the gator, it did retreat about 15 to 20 feet. So it isnt so clear whether this animal had been fed by people. The police officer advised the homeowner of the state law and city ordinance forbidding the feeding and/or harassment of alligators. According to the report, the homeowner responded by saying that he and his guests are in fear of the alligator due to its aggressiveness and would like to see it removed. He added that he also has a pet dog and cat, and worried about their safety. Two days later, the trapper removed and destroyed an 8-foot alligator from the lake. Similarly, the Ibis Lane homeowner who had reported two alligators earlier (in May and early July) reported yet another alligator behind his home later in July. This 10-footer swam away from the policeman who arrived; nevertheless, the trapper was called and the alligator was removed and destroyed. While it may be tragic yet understandable that alligators who have been fed and whove lost their fear of people need to be removed, it is not clear or understandable why the alligators who are fearful and who do retreat were destroyed. Alligators in the wrong place at the wrong time In April, an alligator went into the retention pond near the main lobby of the Holiday Inn. When a manager approached it, the alligator hissed at her. She called the police. This 8-and-a-halffoot alligator was removed and destroyed. Also in April, a passerby noticed an alligator in the bushes near a front door of a home in the Dunes. He called the police to report it. The police came out, saw one alligator in a pond behind the home, and then another alligator was observed nearby in Roadside Park the next day. Both of these gators, one 10 feet long and the other 11 feet, appeared to have lost their fear of humans, according to the police officer. They were removed by the trapper and destroyed. On August 31, a 10-foot alligator made the mistake of trying to visit a Koi pond on Punta Caloosa Court, just outside the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. A resident of that street called the police and said he almost hit the gator with his car, and he was worried about the dogs in the neighborhood. When the police arrived, the alligator was in the driveway, and then moved into the Koi pond. The trapper took it away the next day and destroyed it. A couple weeks earlier in August, the police received a call reporting an alligator in the middle of San-Cap Road, about 200 yards west of Tarpon Bay Road. It had been hit by a vehicle. When the MENS HAIRCUT $202340 Periwinkle Way Suite D1395-3800 Update: Hows It Going For The Sanibel Alligators? Homeowners associations often post signs warning people away from alligators These signs are in the Gulf Pines neighborhood on Sanibel


9 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011night-shift police arrived, the 6-foot long gator was still alive, but was in shock. It was moved out of the road. By the time the day-shift police checked on it, the animal had died. The trapper was called to remove it. The case of the strange permit In an unusual incident in early May, a restaurateur living in Gulf Shores was able to receive her own permit from the state of Florida to have an alligator removed from the water behind her home on Fish Crow Road. Because she received her own permit and called the trapper directly, the Sanibel police were not involved and were only notified well after the fact. Several neighborhood residents were upset and disturbed by the removal and destruction of this 8-foot gator, and felt that this homeowner should have fenced in her yard instead of having the gator removed. In responding to the strange issuance of a permit to an individual on Sanibel, the state alligator program coordinator said that this situation has been fixed and a similar situation will be avoided in the future. The survivors In two other incidents in May, alligators were removed and relocated, not destroyed. One involved a 7-foot gator in the pond behind Periwinkle Place, in an area near children. The other was a 7-foot, 7-inch gator near the Sanibel River off of Casa Ybel Road. Finally, an alligator reported by a man on Middle Gulf Drive was spared removal and destruction in July when the responding police officer determined that the animal was not aggressive, retreated from him, and was less than 4 feet long. What can you do? If you see someone feeding an alligator, or even just throwing food into a pond, swale or lake, report the incident to the police at 472-3111. Feeding an alligator is a serious offense, and it is also a death sentence for the alligator when it consequently loses its fear of humans. Keep your cats indoors, and when dogs are outdoors, keep them on a leash and under your control. Do not fish from the bank of a fresh water body, especially at dawn and dusk. Recognize that the presence of alligators is important to the balance of nature on Sanibel, and strive to be sure all of your neighbors understand that, too. Make sure your homeowners or condo association educates new residents about the importance of alligators and the laws against feeding them. Committee of the Islands welcomes your input on this subject. Please email your comments to: coti@coti.org. Commentaries on other island issues are available on our website at www.coti. org. You can also visit Committee of the Islands on Facebook. Rabbi James Rudin To LectureRabbi James Rudin, a member of Temple Bat Yam on Sanibel, will be lecturing for the Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University at the Atrium in Fort Myers. His topic will be Adolf Eichmann Trial: Fifty Years Later. Eichmann was the principal logistical military officer responsible for carrying out the Nazi Final Solution. The facts of Eichmanns life, the rise of National Socialism in post WWI Germany, and the concepts of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Nuremberg Trials are just a few of the topics that will be explored. Rudin is the senior interreligious advisor of the American Jewish Committee and the author of numerous articles and books, including Christians and Jews, Faith to Faith Tragic History, Promising Present, Fragile Future. Coming out in December is his book, Cushing, Spellman, OConnor: The Surprising Story of How Three American Cardinals Transformed Catholic-Jewish Relations. The lectures will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, November 8 and 15 and require a fee of $35 to $45 for the complete three-hour class. Contact FGCU at Atrium Executive Center, 8695 College Parkway, Suite 1181, Fort Myers, FL 33919, or call the Renaissance Academy at 425-3272 for more information. Noahs Ark Thrift Shop OpeningBeginning Tuesday, November 1, the thrift shop will return to its regular schedule hours, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and the first Saturday of the month. Noahs Ark is located at 2304 Periwinkle Way. Donations can be dropped off at the dock anytime or bring them to the store during store hours if a receipt is needed. We are unable to take the following: TVs, large appliances, infant car seats, computer monitors and printers, mattresses. For questions regarding furniture pick-up call the Ark at 239472-3356. World-Class Shelling, Fishing and Sanibel Sunsets! 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Baileyfest Brings Island Community Together For 26th Consecutive YearIf there are times when Sanibel feels just a little too much like a city, with its numerous events, seasonal explosion of traffic on the roads, and little time left for relaxing BaileyFest is the cure. This Sunday, Baileys Center at the corner of Tarpon Bay Road and Periwinkle Way was packed with people relishing the fact that Sanibel is a small town with its roots in farming and the simple, country life. They sat on bales on hay to listen to music, ran into island friends, and watched their children (and some dogs!) ride a horse or be pulled in a cart either by a Segway or by two mules. With plenty of games for the children and food and drinks for everybody, there was no lack of things to do. Everything was available for a donation, with the proceeds to go to island charities. Entertainment, emceed by Frank Torino alternately covering Frank Sinatra and Tom Jones included the BIG ARTS Community Chorus, The Sanibel School band, the Kellyn Celtic Arts Irish Dance Academy, and the Country Rhythm Cloggers. Raffle tickets sales were brisk for a replica of the Sanibel Island Lighthouse, and just about every island group and nonprofit had a table with something to offer visitors. But perhaps the most popular spot was the Sanibel Fire & Rescue Districts table as they launched their 2012 calendar featuring the shirtless firefighters, who were on hand to autograph the calendars. Profits from calendar sales are divided between one island and one local charity. This years island charity is Friends In Service Here (FISH); the local charity is Calebs Crusade in Fort Myers, which provides funds for childhood cancer research. BaileyFest is hosted by the Baileys Center Merchants Association, whose members are Baileys General Store, Baileys True Value Hardware, The Grog Shop, Nicks Place, Hillgate Communications, Island Cleaners, Island Cinema, Sanibel Barber Shop, Lily & Co. Jewelers, Sanibel Shell Automotive, Select Vacation Properties, Video Scene, and Coffee Bar @ Baileys. Model T photo to follow from Emilie Aries Perkins enjoys his chance to drive the fire truck Clark Bailey (in hat), son of John Bailey, has been bringing his mules to BaileyFest from his home in Fruit Cove every year since 1992. Riding with him here are Lya Kjoller, Stephanie and Jennifer Crown, and Susanne DeCosta Queenie gets emcee and singer Frank Torino to dance and the crowd laughing Joey Frusciante of Baileys assists the kicker AJ Seymour Billy Kirkland on his Segway gives a ride to two tired girls and their little dog Dancers from the Kellyn Celtic Arts Irish Dance Academy Jennifer and her mom, Maureen Valiquette, waiting for Jennifers turn to take the stage with her saxophone The models um, firefighters of Sanibel Fire and Rescue take a break from autographing their pictures. Left to right: Brian Howell, Shane Grant, Chris Jackson, Tony Fontaine, John DiMaria, Tim Barrett, Josh Koza, and Rob Doerr A long line gathers to wipe out Ace Lewis, a Baileys volunteer, poses with Mia Kjoller at the Miracle baseball toss gameISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201110


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201112 Churches/ TemplesANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH: 8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers Rev. Dr. Elias Bouboutsis Orthros Service Sunday 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday 10 a.m. Fellowship Programs, Greek School, Sunday School, Bible Study www.orthodox-faith.com 481-2099 BAT YAM-TEMPLE OF THE ISLANDS: The Reform Congregation of Bat Yam, Temple of the Islands, meets for Friday night services at 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, of the United Congregational Church, 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Call Temple President Dr. Michael Raab, at 395-1432 for more information. CAPTIVA CHAPEL BY THE SEA: The Rev. Thomas E. Nyman November 13, 2011 thru April 15, 2012 Sunday 11 a.m. 1-239-472-1646 FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST: 2950 West Gulf Dr., Sunday 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Wednesday evening meeting 7:30 p.m.; Reading room open, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (November through March), Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (summer hours). 472-8684. SANIBEL COMMUNITY CHURCH: Sanibel Community Church: 1740 Periwinkle Way, 472-2684 Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor Barb Nave, Associate Pastor Tom Walsh, Youth Pastor Sunday Worship Hours: 8 a.m. Traditional Service with Communion 9 a.m. Contemporary Service with Kids Church 10:45 a.m. Traditional Service Childcare available at all services. SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST: 2050 Periwinkle Way 472-0497 The Rev. Dr. John Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Rev. Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor Sunday worship services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel service, 10 a.m. Full service and clergy information with nursery, child care and Sunday School. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Masses 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass Wed., Thurs., Friday at 8:30 a.m. Communion Service Mon. and Tues. at 8:30 a.m. Confession first Saturday of the month 9 a.m. by appointment. Holy Days please call. ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 2304 Periwinkle Way between the Bean and Baileys 239-472-2173 Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector www.saintmichaels-sanibel.org Worship Services: Saturdays at 5 p.m. Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and the first Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. followed by Pot Luck supper Morning Prayer: Tuesdays at 9 a.m. UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS OF THE ISLANDS: Meets on the first Sunday of each month from December through April at the Sanibel Congregational Church 2050 Periwinkle Way at 7:30 p.m. A pot luck is held at a members home on the third Sunday of each month. For more information call 433-4901 or email ryi139@aol.com. Ernest Robert Klaudt was still full of smiles, a will for life, with a great love for family and friends when he passed away on October 24, 2011 at the age of 92. He was born May 19, 1919 in Streeter, North Dakota and remained forever proud of his GermanRussian heritage. Upon the death of his mother, Albina Bender, two years later, he lived with his maternal grandparents in Menno, South Dakota until his father remarried. He then lived in Delmont, South Dakota where his father was minister of the Reformed Church. His family later moved to Newton, Wisconsin where Ernest graduated from Manitowoc High School. He earned a bachelors degree with honors in history and English from Mission House College (Lakeland College) in Wisconsin in 1939. Known as a wicked prankster, he also boxed and played tackle on the Mission House Football team where he aptly earned the nickname, Swampy for his gifted ability to swamp-em on the field, a talent which would carry him through all walks of life, and to the honorary doctorate awarded him by Lakeland College in later years. After college, he attended Mission House Seminary (United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in New Brighton, Minnestoa), graduating in 1943, and in later years served on the UTS board of trustees. During his service as a summer student pastor at Four Mile Church outside Humboldt, Nebraska, he met and later married Nina Kanel on May 23, 1944. They celebrated their 67 years together last May. Over the course of his 25-year parish ministry, Ernest served three congregations, where he ministered to the spirit of the people and the church building. He began his service in rural Lincoln, Iowa. In 1950, he and his family moved to Le Sueur Minnesota where he successfully led the effort to build a new church and growing congregation. In 1958, Ernest became pastor of Bethlehem UCC in Ann Arbor, Michigan and in turn, also expanded the congregation and the church. During this time, he served as volunteer treasurer for the nation-wide and international teenage exchange program, Youth for Understanding, cherishing his lasting contacts with families and friends from abroad. In 1968, Ernest was asked to become executive director of the Evangelical Home in Detroit, a United Church of Christ affiliated facility for independent, assisted living, skilled nursing, and challenged children. With a reputation for vision and innovative care, Ernests tenure was marked by his building program which expanded geriatric operations and facilities throughout Michigan. Upon his retirement in 1983, the State Senate of Michigan passed a resolution honoring his career of service to the needy and aged in Michigan and commending his exemplary unselfish effort. Upon moving to Sanibel, Ernest began another volunteer career in city government serving as chair of the Sanibel Planning Commission. He also served as chair of the Sanibel Library during the construction of the new library, as well as chair of the construction committee for Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ, and was a member of the Lions Club. Ernest was a voracious reader, storyteller and traveler. In April 1999, Ernest and Nina were the first residents to move into Cypress Cove retirement community where he found more friends to entertain with his storied wit. Ernest leaves behind his family and many friends, most grateful for his enduring legacy, his extraordinary heart, humor, and intelligence. He is survived by his beloved wife Nina; his two daughters Roberta Moot and Claudia Jurmain; his granddaughters, Lisa Moot and Lori Dutrow; his great grandchildren, Kiersten, Katelyn and Lira; and his two sisters, Miriam Schnaidt and Elaine Kirschenmann. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 29 at 11 a.m. at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made to the Evangelical Homes of Michigan at www.evangelicalhomes.org or to the charity of your choice. Invitation To An Hour Of PrayerThe Sanibel Community Church invites islanders and friends to a special service on Sunday, October 30, at 6 p.m. The service will include worship, prayer and anointing with oil, along with special music. Everyone is welcome. Babysitting will be provided. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys). OBITUARY ERNEST ROBERT KLAUDT Memorial CelebrationOn Monday, November 7, at 7 p.m., a memorial celebration for John Bartis is planned. A wellknown New York theater personality, acclaimed vocal and acting coach, Bartis moved to Southwest Florida in 1980. Here he coached and encouraged both emerging and professional performers of all ages. In addition, Bartis shared his rich theater experiences, talent as a chef, and friendship with both students and friends. The celebration will be held at Florida Repertory Theatre in Fort Myers. No reservations are necessary. Spiritual Services Team Welcomes New ChaplainsLee Memorial Health System has announced new chaplains for two of its hospitals. After leaving for a mission endeavor in January, 2009, Rev. William G. Miller III, returns to the system as chaplain of Lee Memorial Hospital. Miller earned his Master of Divinity at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary. He completed chaplaincy clinical training at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, New York. He is of the Lutheran faith tradition. Rev. Denise A. Sawyer, recently relocated from Dallas and joined the Spiritual Services team as chaplain at Cape Coral Hospital. Sawyer earned her Master of Divinity from Southern Methodist University, Perkins School of Theology. She completed chaplaincy clinical training at Methodist Hospital System in Dallas, Texas. Sawyer is an ordained minister in the United Methodist faith tradition. We are delighted by the gifts Bill and Denise bring to professional chaplaincy, said Rev. Cynthia Brasher, system director, Spiritual Services. Full-time chaplains are board-certified or board-certification-eligible professionals endorsed from diverse faith traditions working full-time within the healthcare system. John Bartis at the age of 22


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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201114 IS Island Graphics of Sanibel LLC, 2011 Have you seen one of these?These new bumper stickers have green color to emphasize that almost 70% of Sanibel is conservation lands and a whimsical heart to signify our island lifestyle. The peel-off back has information about Sanibel that you may not know.They are available at: Baileys General Store C.R.O.W. Sanibel Recreation Center Sanybels Finest Suncatchers Dream Tuttles Sea Shell Shop CROW Trunk-Or-Treat This HalloweenSanibel Community Church members are ready and waiting for tick-or-treaters at the annual Trunk-or-Treat at the church on October 31. Trunk-or-Treat takes place in the parking lot with lots of treats for all the kids from 4 to 6 p.m. All are welcome. Mike Skaggs at Trunk-of-Treat at the Sanibel Community Church Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellSome people just know how to make an entrance. Timing is everything not too early, close to being on time, but just a smidgen this side of the anticipated time of arrival. Add to that a smart-looking uniform, an official shiny badge, and the commanding facts that youre younger than most people in the room and in much better shape. Fortunately, Sanibel Chief of Police William Tomlinson didnt come to arrest any of our club Rotarians last Friday morning, but he was our scheduled speaker for the week. Tomlinson is a 25-year veteran of the Sanibel Police Department and was a natural choice for Chief of Police in 2002. Although hard crime doesnt show its ugly head on Sanibel very often, the Sanibel Police Department has the same responsibilities that police departments across the country have, and in addition has special responsibilities being located on a barrier Island with environmental sensitivities and concerns. The Sanibel Police Departments mission is to proactively patrol all roadways, waterways and beaches with its available resources and enforce all local, state and federal laws and ordinances, Tomlinson said. The Sanibel Police Department maintains and protects the ecosystem for all inhabitants of Sanibel, including residents, workers, visitors and the wildlife in the natural environment. The Sanibel Police Department is proactive in communicating crimes that target Sanibel residents and trends derived from analysis of crime statistics by alerting the public through press releases and other crime-prevention strategies. The chief continued, In accordance with the departments community policing philosophy, we will respond 100 percent of the time for any and all requests for service and investigation of every criminal act. Although Tomlinson said, Sanibel has seen a 7 percent decrease in crime in the last year, it was the recent rash of car break-ins on the East End of the island last week that the Chief wanted to bring to our attention. These crimes are crimes of opportunity; cars left unlocked with visible valuables are easy scores for thieves. A recent city email blast alert after the car auto burglaries stated, Chief Tomlinson advises extra precaution be taken when leaving your vehicle. Remove anything that looks valuable from the passenger compartment and put it in the trunk keeping them hidden. That includes backpacks, briefcases, cell phones and laptop computers. Keep the windows rolled up and the car locked, even if its parked at your own house. The volume of police calls has grown exponentially over the last 12 years; figures indicate in 1999 there were 10,800 calls, and over the last year the figure is around 27,500 calls. Calls range from iguana and black bear sightings to a myriad of non-emergency and emergency calls for police action. A new police call-in-program or text messaging access program encourages people to report criminal mischief, drug activity, vandalism, suspicious activity, or any safety concerns to the police department anonymously. Traffic conditions on the island depend on season and island activity. Police Aides are positioned at the fourway stop entrance to the island and various busy intersections on both regular and as-needed bases. Traffic need analysis is determined by Sanibel Police sargent assigned to traffic control. Traffic and parking violations have seen no uptick in recent years. DUI and drug arrests are trending downward. Police Boat activities patrol the bay, manatee zones, canals, and no-wake zones. Two fire boats are at-the-ready for emergency calls. Water activities present their own set of concerns and having these boats at the ready are a real asset to the community. Lee County funds these water-related services. Upcoming Sanibel-Captiva Rotary guest speakers are : October 28 Rotary District Water Chairman Ron Myers, November 4 Sanibel Bike Club Tom Sharbaugh; November 11 Veterans Day Special Guest Speaker Cmdr. Douglas Quelch USN Retired, November 18 Sanibel Community House Capital Campaign Terry Igo The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Friday mornings at Sweet Melissas Restaurant, 1625 Periwinkle Way. If you would like further information regarding the Sanibel Rotary or Rotary International, call 337-1099. Sanibel Police Chief Bill Tomlinson To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


15 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011 Domestic Violence Expert Addresses ZontaIsland Zontians learned how Abuse Counseling and Treatment Inc. (ACT) of Fort Myers helps battered women reclaim their lives from abusive situations, as told by Jennifer Benton, chief operating officer for ACT. Benton spoke to about 30 members of the Zonta Club of Sanibel/Captiva gathered at the Sanibel Community House on Wednesday, October 19. ACT, which serves abused women and their children in Lee, Charlotte and Hendry counties, is one of Zontas local service partners. The women come to us with nothing but the clothes on their backs, said Benton, who has over 20 years experience working in domestic violence victim services. We offer survivors of domestic violence shelter, food, clothing, counseling and support services. Incorporated in 1978, ACT operates two shelters one with 91 beds in Fort Myers and one with 22 beds in Cape Coral. But ACT also offers a myriad of other services, among them a 24-hour crisis hotline, a rape crisis center, a certified batterers intervention program, and a childrens program. In addition to providing a safe haven, the agency helps the women get on their feet by referring them to support services such as job skills training and housing programs. Other programs include an advocacy unit that provides assistance for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault who are navigating a complicated legal system, and a non-residential program that offers counseling and support services for survivors of domestic violence who dont require or dont want shelter services. ACT is the only domestic service provider in the tri-county area certified by the Florida Department of Children and Families. In addition to programs that deal with the aftermath of domestic violence, ACT focuses on prevention including community education and working with county middle and high school students. There is a lot of talk about violence but not a lot of talk about prevention, Benton said. It is important that we work with children and schools where we do a lot of prevention activities. Despite ACTs efforts, the need for its services keeps growing, especially in this down economy. Calls to their rape crisis center have increased over years past. Wed get six calls on average in months past. Now we average 10, and one month we had 16, Benton said. There has also been an increasing need for ACTs services among the areas growing Hispanic population, who make up 20 percent of the agencys 9,500-plus clients. Earlier this year, ACT turned a part-time position for a bilingual counselor into one that is now full-time. Paid for in part by a $5,000 grant from the Zonta Foundation of Southwest Florida Inc., the funding arm of the San/ Cap club, the counselor has a caseload of 94 clients. Thats an increase of 30 domestic violence survivors in just the last three months, said Benton. The counselor is also trained to identify victims of human trafficking, a crime Zonta strives to combat through service partners like The Human Trafficking Awareness Project. We couldnt have done this without your help, Benton told Zonta members of the grant. It is very much appreciated. Despite cuts in private and public funding due to the recession, ACT continues to provide desperately needed services to its clients on a $3 million annual budget. No one has been turned away, Benton noted. The agency has managed to make up for the shortfall by making cuts elsewhere and not hiring new staff when someone leaves, she said. ACTs 57 fulland parttime employees have also doubled up on certain duties and not taken salary increases to save money. Another 50 volunteers, including some from Zonta, help fill in the gaps. But Benton said she fears tougher times ahead as the state and local legislatures seek even more cuts to balance their budgets. She urged island Zontians to stay vigilant and lobby their legislators to at least keep funding for survivors of domestic violence at current levels. I spend a lot of time reminding the county about whats important, she said. Its important to lobby people. We need community support. The Zonta Club of Sanibel/Captiva is a service organization of professional women working together to provide hands-on assistance, advocacy and funds to strengthen womens lives on the islands, in Lee County and around the world via Zonta International. For information, visit www.zontasancap.com. Jennifer BentonEmail your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201116 Sanibel/Captiva Sail & Power Squadron Learns About ReefsThe Sanibel/Captiva Sail & Power Squadron evening meeting featured a presentation, The Past, Present, and Future of Lee Countys Artificial Reefs by Mike Campbell. Nationally, this county has the highest percentage of boaters and thus an interest in fish habitats. Florida is unique in that it is the only state in which reefs are a county and not a state activity. A license for a reef was first granted way back in 1918 and the activity has grown since that time. Speaker Campbell, an active scuba diver, showed videos of many fish at the reefs, including the giant grouper. Local fish are being threatened by the red lion fish who destroy reefs. This Pacific animal is working its way toward Southwest Florida from the west central Atlantic. One hopes this areas giant groupers will find them delectable! Artificial reefs consist primarily of steel, concrete, or rock. Oil and plastics are a no-no. The reefs are not big but are about the size of a mid-size automobile (with oil, plastics, etc. removed). Charts are available with the latitude and longitude of existing reefs for use in a GPS. As the GPS will put boaters within about 20 feet of the reef, a fish finder can further improve positioning to find the reef. It will appear as a small bump on the screen. Set the anchor so as to drift toward the reef. The pictures showed many smaller fish schools, which attract the larger fish. The survivors grow up and move to deeper water. Mike Campbell, Lee County Division of Marine Natural Resources presented The Past, Present, and Future of Lee Countys Artificial Reefs to the Sanibel/Captiva Sail & Power SquadronPower Squadron Teaches How To Use A ChartIn coastal waters, an up-to-date chart is the most important tool for the navigator. Like any tool, one must learn how to use it. Proper chart technique will show you where you are and how to proceed to your destination. Otherwise you will feel lost among scattered islands, sandbars, and reefs. There have been wonderful advances in navigation, but a Global Positioning device (GPS) is not much help without a chart. A compass can give you a direction, but without your position on a chart so what? A depth finder, even with a chart, is not always a help. In fact, even with advanced electronic equipment it is wise to verify the equipment is working correctly. This can be done with a chart. If your electronic equipment is not working, a properly used chart can still let you navigate successfully. This is a great course for the responsible boater. Date is November 5, time is 10 a.m. to noon at the Sanibel Library. Register online at www.usps.org/cgibin-nat/eddept/cfind.cgi, or call Tom for more information at 472-3828. 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Participants start at the turtle exhibit and marine touch tank to learn about the life cycle of the loggerhead and then go to a beach site to discuss their nesting habitat and other fascinating marine life. Cost for this program is $5 for adults and free for children; a beach parking fee of $2 per car is necessary at the beach site. The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation monitors the sea turtle nests on Sanibel and Captiva. If you have questions about the Turtle Tracks program or the sea turtle research program, call the foundations Nature Center at 472-2329. I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOTTELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE...IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... I CANNOT TELL A LIE... IT'S SIMPLY THE BEST... 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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201118 Getting Back To Winter Tacticsby Capt. Matt MitchellFor the last three years in a row, our first real blast of winter weather has followed right behind a tropical disturbance of some kind. It is humid, hot and summer-like one day then, bang, winter hits us hard. After being rained out at the start of the week with record rainfall, things sure changed quickly. The strong cold front that blew through brought 20 mph-plus north winds for the rest of the week and morning lows in the 50s. This week brought the first flocks of white pelicans migrating into our area, along with the first sheepshead I have caught since March. These are all sure signs out on the water that winter is here.As quickly as the seasons changed, I started taking live shrimp out on every trip again. My go-to all winter long for cold days when things are a little slow is a live shrimp rigged on a 1/4oz. jig head bounced slowly across the bottom. Sure, I started out my first hour or so of fishing after the cold front with the live pinfish and shiners I have fished for months but the bite was just not happening. Switching tactics and trying to get anything going, the live shrimp did the job. At one hole I usually fish in the coldest months of winter, we caught snook, redfish, snapper, sheepshead and even a few trout all on shrimp. Just that little bit of cold weather had the fish feeding in their winter pattern. I have also been on a pretty consistent redfish bite around the mouth of the river. Shallow flats just off the miserable mile held good numbers of big fat redfish. This is nothing like the usual redfishing I do up under mangroves and around oyster bars during the higher stages of the tide. These fish are out in the middle of these shallow flats and only want to eat cutbait. A friend of mine who mullet fishes turned me on to this fishery about five years ago and if I had not had so much success in the past in this area I would never have even thought to fish here.The key to catching these redfish is to motor around these shallow flats when the water is clear so you can find and mark the small sandholes, or what I like to call salt and pepper bottom. Once you have the lay of the land, set up and cutbait this salt and pepper bottom. Chunks of ladyfish and mullet are the only thing I have ever gotten these fish to eat. It seems to me these fish are spread out roaming these flats and the smell of the cut bait draws them in. Action always seems the best out on these flats when there are a lot of mullet in the area. The reds follow the mullet schools aroun, feeding the bait they stir up. I fished this area four different times on the lower stages of the tide this week and although it was not always on fire I caught at least a few good quality reds every time. This is lazy man fishing at its best with a good spread of cut baits fancast around the boat, simply put in the rod holders. These redfish often pick up the cut bait, so slow, even tapping and mouthing it, for two or three minutes before finally eating it and swimming off. Once I see them start to bump the bait I will even open the bail of the reel and let them swim with it for a while before setting the hook. My best day doing this produced seven redfish up to 31 inches. It might take a little while to get it going, up to a half hour or so, but be patient, it sure paid off for me this week. Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions email captmattmitchell@aol.com. ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. 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19 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011Last Saturday morning, while fishing for red drum on the Sanibel Fishing Pier, Ben Arensman, 8, surprised himself by catching this 52-inch nurse shark. Luckily for Ben, his father had just upgraded his line from a 20-pound test to a 40-pound test. Ben has been catching a lot of big fish recently. Fish Caught Ben Arnesman with his 52-inch nurse sharkShell Museum Hosting Monthly Lunch SeriesThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum will again host a monthly Friday Lunch Hour at the Museum series this season. The programs run from nooon to 1 p.m. and are free with museum admission or membership. Guests are welcome to bring along a lunch to enjoy during the presentation.Jim Wedge led an interesting presentation featuring colorful shells on October 14, and next up is popular Sanibel author Christine Lemmon on November 11. The rest of the lineup this season includes 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).Lemmon will share how her novels evolved from her imagination and life experiences on Sanibel, and shell also discuss the craft of writing. Her books Portion of the Sea, Sand in My Eyes, Sanibel Scribbles and Whisper from the Ocean, will be available for purchase, and Lemmon will be available to sign them. Masino will present photographs of live mollusks he found in Honduras, the Grenadines, and other Caribbean locations. He will provide tips on how to best photograph these treasures of the sea. Schmelz has led several BaileyMatthews Shell Museum excursions abroad, and on this afternoon he will allow his audience to experience the wonder of the South Pacific coral reefs in crystal clear, colorful images. Shell Museum Board President Anne Joffe 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. Sanibel author Christine Lemmon will be the Friday Lunch Hour Series speaker on November 11 at the Shell Museum The Florida Laboratory Theater brings to SanibelWHOS AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?Starring local favorites, Stephanie Davis, Scott Carpenter, Nykkie Rizley, and Douglas LandinOCTOBER 27 NOVEMBER 5 Herb Strauss Theater BIG ARTS Susen & James Berg Season Sponsor Show Sponsors$42; CHILD 17 AND UNDER $20


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201120 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... An Inside Look At Wildlife Recovery The CROW Picture Show offers an insiders look at why critters come to CROW and features photos of the wild animals who wind up there. Last year, CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife), Southwest Floridas only wildlife hospital, cared for 4,111 sick, injured, and orphaned animals. Of the more than 200 different species, 54 percent were birds, 38 percent mammals, and eight percent reptiles/amphibians/invertebrates. Due to restrictions imposed by governmental agencies, CROW cannott 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, 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 CROW 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. Baby burrowing owls in basket photo courtesy of CROW Save The Date For Weekend On Restored Buck Key Paddling Trail Mark your calendar for November 17 through 20, and get ready to celebrate Buck Key and its newly restored paddling trail. Part of the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge complex, the Buck Key Paddling Trail reopened last winter after Hurricane Charley damage closed it in 2004. Restoration was made possible by a group of avid kayakers from Captiva. Choppy and Sally Rheinfrank, Chic and Kathleen Bruning, and Dave and Hobby Jeffrey formed a committee to raise funds for the clearing of the trail and its ongoing maintenance. Toward that end, the committee, in partnership with Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge and Captiva Cruises, is planning a weekend of informative and fun events to benefit property preservation and upkeep. The public is invited to all the festivities. The weekend kicks off with a free History of Buck Key presentation at the Captiva Island Yacht Club on Thursday, November 17 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Seating is on a first-come basis. Friday will feature kayak tours of Buck Key with Captiva Kayak Co.; call 3952925 for prices and reservations. Board Captiva Cruises Santiva on Saturday, November 19, for a historic cruise of Roosevelt Channel and Buck Key. The cruise departs from McCarthys Marina. Price is $50 per person; call 472-5300 for reservations. The fundraiser culminates on Sunday, November 20, with a Captiva Cruises Jazz Brunch Cruise aboard the elegant yacht, Lady Chadwick. Cost is $100 per person and includes a full open bar. Make reservations at 472-1100 ext. 4. For more details about Buck Key Weekend, visit http://tinyurl.com/buckkeyweekend or contact Paul McCarthy at 472-5300 or Birgie Vertesch at 2920566 or dingdarlingsociety@gmail.com. The Buck Key Paddling Trail features a lovely mangrove canopy and lots of birdsphoto courtesy of Captiva Kayak


21 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011 CROW Case Of The Week: Common Ternby Emilie AlfinoA juvenile common tern was found in the surf at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva. As many beachgoers overlooked the odd-acting bird, one compassionate vacationer called CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife) to report the injured tern. Nancy Landrus, one of the clinics first responders, drove out to get the young bird. The injured tern arrived at CROW on September 27. He was warm and quiet but alert and responsive. Although already dehydrated, his body condition was okay with no palpable fractures, said Robin Bast, wildlife rehabilitator. Still, he was very weak, Bast added. He could stand and even attempted to bite in a defensive manner, but he made no attempt to fly. He didnt have the energy, Bast said. The juvenile was very stressed by being in captivity. He would try to bite when handled in an attempt to get his handler to drop him exactly what his breed would do if confronted by a predator. He had significant issues. He could walk, but barely. Even the next day, he stumbled, Bast said. We suspected he had some sort of toxicosis because he did not show signs of head trauma. Clinic staff gave the bird subcutaneous fluids (administered under the skin) for two days, hand-fed him smelt, and also tube fed him fish slurry because he was too weak to eat on his own. Staff also administered liver detoxifying spray twice a day. Its a homeopathic remedy to help the liver metabolize any kind of toxin or poison that gets in. Its administered in conjunction with some of the Western medicines as a supportive care, said Bast. The tern started eating on his own after two days and staff was able to stop force-feeding him. By October 2, the young bird was walking well on his own and preening when he was going in the tub for what staff calls tub time. He soon was able to graduate to the outdoor shore bird cage, where staff monitored him closely. There, he simply needed supportive care as opposed to medical care, according to Bast. He needed to exercise his wings and gain some more strength. He was released October 5 on Captiva where he was found. He just flew right off, Bast said. I havent seen a common tern for a while, so it was cool to take care of this one. 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. Bobcat TalesNighttime sounds of carousing bobcats are being heard these days. It is mating season for resident bobcats with kits being born in January. Learn more about these shy felines that live so peacefully amongst us at a special program presented by the SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation. The program begins at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2 at the SCCF Nature Center. The cost is $5 per adult, but SCCF members and children can attend for free. Following the program, take a walk on the trails to the Sanibel River. Call 472-2329 for more information. Common tern We Proudly Brew 2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Fl 33957 Ph: 239.472.0606 www.SanibelIslandCow.com aij amandasislandjewelswww. .com amandasislandjewelsAmandas Island JewelsAvailable Here & Onlinewww.AmandasIslandJewels.com Always Fresh ...Always! Tropical Outdoor Patio Seating Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow with our Famous Stone Crabs1/2 lb & 1 lb. quantities Appetizers & Full Dinners Best Prices On The Planet w w w w w w w w Fun"new" Moo Wear for all ages Fun"new" Moo Wear for all ages Sanibels Most Award Winning RestaurantServing Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Snacks In-between Live Music! Outdoor Seating Live MusicAlways Fresh ...Always Fun! Its mating season for bobcats


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201122 Voted BEST OF THE ISLANDSSpecials Every Day Open Now! 5pm to Close 7 days a week $7 Value Lunch 10 Items to Choose From! Includes Drink! Plant SmartAmerican Elderby Gerri ReavesAmerican elder (Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis) is a native wildlife-friendly shrub that might be the perfect choice for a wet plant in the landscape. In the wild, this bushy multi-stemmed plant is found in hammocks, flood plains, and swamps. It creates dense thickets, often of tree-size specimens reaching up to 15 feet high. This member of the honeysuckle family adapts well to developed and disturbed areas, too, and is a common sight along ditch and canal banks, most noticeably when in bloom. The leaves of up to 14 inches long have a feather-like structure five to nine pairs of opposite leaflets and a terminal one. The lance-shaped leaflets are sharply serrated and bright green. Small white five-petaled flowers appear in fragrant flat-topped clusters of up to a foot wide. Butterflies are attracted to the flowers, which in South Florida bloom year-round. The drooping clusters of tiny blueblack fruit are a favorite food for dozens of songbird species, including robins, mockingbirds, and gray catbirds. Other species, such as wild turkey, ruffed grouse, mourning doves, and even whitetailed deer eat the leaves. People have long used the plant for culinary purposes. The berries rival oranges and tomatoes for vitamin C content. And who hasnt heard of homemade elderberry wine? Native Americans used the bark, flowers, and fruit to make medicine as well as food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The fruit can be dried and eaten or used in jellies and pies. A pale champagne-like wine can be made from the flowers. Those little flowers can be added to pancake mix, dipped in batter and fried, or used to make tea. The hollow branches have been used to make flutes and pea-shooters. American elder prefers full sun and a moist location. It will tolerate some shade, drought, and even nutrient-poor soil, but not salty or brackish water. The broad-spreading form and pretty foliage make it an attractive screen. Propagate it with cuttings or with the three to five seeds in the berries. Or, transplant suckers from the base of the parent plant. Periodically prune the fast-growing plant or remove the suckers to control it. Sources: Wild Plants for Survival in South Florida by Julia F. Morton, The Shrubs and Woody Vines of Florida by Gil Nelson, A Gardeners Guide to Floridas Native Plants by Rufino Osorio, plants.ifas.ufl.edu, floridata.com, and sfrc.ufl.edu. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, low-maintenance South Florida landscape. Flowers bloom throughout the year in South Florida. The blue-black berries, visible above the flowers, are favored by songbirds photos by Gerri Reaves American elder is a food source for people and wildlife


23 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011Captiva Cruises History Tour To 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, guests 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 Tarpon Lodge staff will greet passengers and orient them to this spectacular location, the family run 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 savored with waterfront views of Pine Island Sound and mangrove islands. After lunch, walk to The Randell Research Center, located across the street from The Tarpon Lodge. The research center, 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 educator from the Randall Research Center will guide visitors on The Calusa Heritage Trail to one of the pre-Columbian Mounds of the ancient Calusa while elaborating on this unique fishing culture. This cruise to Pine Island will occur on Fridays at 10 a.m. beginning on November 4. Captiva Cruises has established Discover Southwest Florida History cruises to Cabbage Key, Useppa Island, Boca Grande and has recently added cruises to The Edison & Ford Winter Estates on the Caloosahatchee as well as this cruise to Pine Island. These offer opportunities for families and neighborhoods to get together and learn about the history of Southwest Florida while enjoying a day on the water. More information and reservations for this cruise or any of Captiva Cruises programs and tours may be obtained by calling Captiva Cruises at 472-5300. Fish houseThree happy anglers show off their catches: Bob Grief with a six-pound yellowtail; Rol Campbell with a 13-pound mutton; and John Grinstread with a seven-pound mangrove snapper. All three were fishing with Charlie Sobczak aboard Nine Lives off of Captiva. Bob Grief, Rol Campbell and John Grinstead Fish Caught Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com 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: Cornbread Brothers (now called Damn Outlaws). 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


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201124 Outdoor & Indoor Dining Take-Out Pet Friendly Patio Baked Goods Beer & Wine Breakfast, Lunch & DinnerOlde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Rd.239.472.2625Breakfast, Lunch Daily 7am 2:30pm Dinner Tues Sat: 4pm 8pm OvereasyCafeSanibel.com Island Paws A Very Unique Pet Shop! Just Three Doors DownNOW SERVING DINNERWeve Got Your BennyDipptf!gspn!Usbejujpobm-!Sfvcfo-!Tbojcfm!Tisjnq-! Opwb!Tnplfe!Tbmnpo-!Wfsz!Wfhhjf-!ps!Zb.Bmm t!Tpvuifso! Fhht!Cfofejdu/!!Dpnf!usz! fn!bmm/ Reuben Benedict toasted English muffin topped with 1000 island dressing, grilled corned beef, two poachers & hollandaise sauce.Tues thru Sat: 4pm-8pm Outdoor & Indoor Dining Take-Out Pet Friendly Patio Baked Goods Beer & Wine Breakfast & Lunch Breakfast & Lunch Daily 7am 2:30pm OvereasyCafeSanibel.com Shell Museum Accepting Entries For Amateur Photography CompetitionTime is running out to submit your entry/entries for the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums 2nd Annual Live Mollusk Photography Competition. Photos of live mollusks eating, moving, mating, etc., are eligible for the contest. Entries will be accepted at the museum until November 1 (including electronically submitted pictures). The winning submissions will be announced during the museums anniversary 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 on the museums website at www.shellmuseum.org. Send all inquiries and entries to Diane Thomas (dothomas@shellmuseum.org), or contact the Shell Museum at 395-2233. Adrian Gonzales Guillens photo took first place in last years contest Meet Dr. Amber McNamaraThe Sanibel Design Center, located next to The Sanibel Bean, will host a reception for the island community to meet Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, Dr. Amber McNamara. We came to know Dr. Amber at CROW and were excited about her new business venture in practicing acupuncture in our area, said Kevin Vertesch, co-owner of the Sanibel Design Center. With two dogs of our own, we want to learn more about her work and want others to get to know Dr. Amber as well. A native of Southern Indiana, McNamara graduated from DePauw University in 1997 and Purdue Universitys School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. In 2007, she attended the Small Animal Acupuncture course at the Chi Institute for Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. Following the acupuncture program, she successfully completed courses in both herbal medicines and Tui-na, and was acknowledged as a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist through the Chi Institute and the China National Society of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. McNamara recently opened Artful Healing Veterinary Acupuncture, which offers acupuncture, herbal treatments, and Tui-na to pets in the place where they are the most comfortable at home. Meet Dr. Amber on Tuesday, November 1 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Sanibel Design Center, 2240 Periwinkle Way (next to the Bean). Dr. Amber with one of her canine patients CROW Daily PresentationsBeginning on Tuesday, November 1, CROW, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, will be presenting daily lectures at its Healing Winds Visitor Education Center located at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road. All presentations begin at 11 a.m. and are free to CROW members and children age 12 and under. All others are asked for a $5 donation to attend. Admission includes the opportunity to explore CROWs interactive visitor education center both before and/or after the presentation. The upcoming schedule of presentations is as follows: Tuesday, November 1 CROWs Aquatic Patients: Fresh Water and Sea Turtles presented by CROW volunteer Bev Ball. Sea turtle patients come from the coastal waters between Sarasota and Miami, and the many varieties of fresh water turtles are found throughout southwest Florida. Ball will talk about the reasons these wild animals are admitted to CROW Wednesday, November 2 Rescues and Releases: A History of CROWs Patients presented by CROW volunteer Denny Toll. With his 11-year history of rescues, releases and patient support, Toll will offer an insiders look at CROWs efforts to save wildlife. Thursday, November 3 Clinic Rounds presented by CROWs medical staff. Every week, meet the staff and/or students for insight into the innerworkings of CROWs wildlife hospital. Friday, November 4 Meet an Ambassador presented by CROW wildlife partner Melinda Russek of the Calusa Nature Center. Animal ambassadors cannot live in the wild due to physical or psychological injuries. Learn more about the personal and natural histories of these special animals. An Eastern Screech Owl will be the first ambassador story. Saturday, November 5 Getting to Know CROW presented by volunteer Gail Seldess. An overview of CROWs history, who they are, what they do, and how to help. 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25 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011 New CROW Clinic DirectorThe Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel has announced that Heather Wilson Barron, DVM, has accepted the position of clinic director at CROW, effective January 1. Barron is a Georgia native who grew up on St. Simons Island. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, where she also completed her residency in Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery. In addition to being faculty on the UGA Zoologic, Wildlife, and Exotic Animal Service for a decade, she also spent several years in private practice in Georgia and Florida. In 2005, she received the Young Achiever Award from the College Alumni Association and the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association in recognition of her achievements, partially due to her efforts in establishing and finding support for the Wildlife Treatment Center at UGA. She is a boarded specialist in avian medicine (one of less than 200 worldwide), but has experience in all areas of exotic, aquatic, and wild animal medicine and surgery. She is the immediate past president of the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV), is conference chair, and this year received an AAV Outstanding Leadership Award. With over 16 years experience in orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries, Barron has also pioneered some minimally invasive endosurgical techniques in multiple species, working extensively with lasers and radiosurgical units. Barron has pursued a number of research projects to improve the medical and surgical care of a variety of wildlife species and has pursued funding to support these efforts. From her research and clinical work, she has authored or coauthored over 120 scientific publications in her field. Additionally, she is an internationally acclaimed speaker in her field and provides consultation to veterinarians all over the world. Currently, Barron is department head of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and a professor of Exotic Animal Medicine St. Matthews University, School of Veterinary Medicine in Grand Cayman. Additionally, she is medical director for Cayman Wildlife Rescue and the Cayman Turtle Farm and provides medical and surgical care for resident and free-ranging Caribbean turtles and other aquatic wildlife. About her work and joining CROW, Barron stated, I love wildlife medicine and enjoy sharing that passion with others. Wildlife and conservation medicine is an exciting and rapidly expanding field with important implications for the interrelated one health of our planet. Im so enthusiastic about joining the CROW team. In addition to the outstanding facilities, everyone Ive met there has been incredibly gracious and is clearly committed to the cause of saving lives and educating the public about the issues we face. It will also be great to work with CROWs volunteers who are so supportive and bring so much value to the organization. They are not there for the pay and remind us how rewarding CROWs special work can be. I am honored to be able to work with them, the students and the entire CROW staff. All of us at CROW are looking forward to welcoming Heather, said Executive Director Steve Greenstein. Not only is she an accomplished medical professional, but she is also a compassionate, kind person with a positive attitude and a concern for the world around her. Our organization and our community will be a better place when she arrives in January with her family. CROW President John Schubert added, Everyone at CROW is excited to have Dr. Barron join our team as clinic director. she will continue the tradition of providing high quality medical care to our patients and giving our students, staff and volunteers the opportunity to learn all they can about wildlife medicine. Clinic Committee Chairman and CROW Board Member Dr. David Nichols is also excited about the news and said, Having someone with Dr. Barrons experience and talent at CROW is a great opportunity for us to advance our efforts in the fields of medical care, teaching and research. The fact that she is coming to CROW speaks volumes about our reputation in the wildlife community and she will help us protect and enhance that reputation for years to come. Dr. Heather Barron her husband Andrew and son Drew. Not pictured, 10-month-old son Dillon Heather with eel Native Plants! Good for you. Good for Sanibel. Save money:Minimal water needs No fertilizer needed Low MaintenanceShelter and feed wildlifeGo Native! This public service announcement is provided by the City of Sanibel Vegetation Committee. For more information about nati ve plants, visit http://www.mysanibel.com/Departments/Natural-Resources/VegetationInformation/Native-Vegetation or contact the Natural Resources Department at (239) 472-3700.


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201126 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 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 11/30/11 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 From page 1Cast Net Rodeoservice. More information can be found at www.thebaitbox.com About Esperanza WoodringBorn on Cayo Costa in 1901, Esperanza Woodring spent more than 75 years on the waters around Sanibel as a commercial fisher and as a fishing and shelling guide. She was a master at the art of casting a net thus was born the Esperanza Woodring Memorial Cast Net Rodeo.About START (Solutions to Avoid Red Tide) START is a grassroots organization and is member of the Red Tide Alliance which is comprised of Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota and Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg. This alliance focuses on developing programs that monitor, control and mitigate red tide. More information can be found at www.start1.com. For more information, contact Joe Spaulding or Robin Ramming at 4723939 or by email at baitbox@mindspring. com or caloosawholesale@aol.com. 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 472-5743 Last years group of competitors To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


27 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011 A juried exhibit of fine arts sculpture will be open at BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery through Tuesday, November 29. More than 20 sculptors are represented in the show, which contains more than 30 works in a variety of media. The juror is Barbara Hill of Hill Fine Art Consulting, former executive director of the von Liebig Art Center in Naples. A jurors talk will be held in BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery Friday, October 28, at 5 p.m. An artists reception and awards presentation will follow. Awards will be given to first place ($750), second place ($500), and third place ($250), with two merit awards ($75 each), and The Gail Jones Memorial Award for an Outstanding Ceramic Work ($250). BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sculpture Exhibit supported by Visual Arts Patron Season Sponsors June Rosner and Russ Bilgore. For further information about this exhibit, events at BIG ARTS, or to become a member, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road Sanibel, call (239) 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Golden Feuilles, hand-forged aluminum, Lexan and neon, by Mary Voytek Junior League Taste Of The Town ConcertThe Junior League of Fort Myers presents Phil Vassar in concert Saturday, November 5 at approximately 8:30 p.m. at Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers. Vassar is a Virginia-born songwriter and musician and made his mark in Nashville with seven albums produced and recently featured in Country Weekly. Vassar is known for his songwriting abilities, voice, and piano skills. Hes been named the ACSCAP Songwriter of the Year and has taken top honors from the Academy of Country Music, Billboard MusicRow, and has been honored by the Country Music Awards. Vassar will perform hits from artists including Alan Jackson, Tim McGraw, Jo Dee Messina, and Collin Raye. He will also perform such hits as Just Another Day in Paradise, In a Real Love, Last Day of My Life, Carlene, and My Next Thirty Years. Ticket prices are $10 dollars in advance and $15 at the event. Tickets may be purchased at www.jlfm.org. The park opens at 5 p.m. with opening performances beginning at 6:30 p.m. This event will be the 2011 Taste of the Town kickoff which will be held on Sunday, November 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Concert sponsors are Cat Country 107.1, Seminole Casino, Suncoast Beverage Budweiser, Pepsi, and Racks & Tails. For more information, call 277-1197 or visit www.jlfm.org. ZAGAT ZAGAT.COM R ate d by : Follow us on acebook Island Mojito! t ag rea d er t d a ppl icatio n M icr o s of t oo Yucatan Shrimp! Jurors Talk And Artists Reception For BIG ARTS Sculpture ExhibitFrom page 6Marina Seeks Outdoor Seatingconditions imposed by staff. Applicant Ireland must return to the commissions November 8 meeting to show the commissioners that the conditions have been met and, if so, the commission will approve a final resolution that will then go before city council, which has the final say on all matters regarding changes to the Land Development Code.


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201128 Calusa Blueway Photography Contest Winners AnnouncedFour Lee County amateur photographers have been selected as winners in the 2011 Calusa Blueway Photo Contest, which garnered the most entries in the history of the six-year Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival with 136 pictures. Fort Myers resident Len Moreheads Great Egret in Flight nabbed first in the Wildlife category. Ryan Cantey of Matlacha won first for Night Watch which judges preferred to call Sunset Paddle in the People on the Trail category. Return winner and competitor Carolyn Babb of Fort Myers won first for Pelicans in Matanzas Pass in the Signs & Markers category. A new category added in 2011 and called Reflections was open to the shooters interpretation. First place went to Alycia Ellison of Fort Myers for Evening on the Bayway. Shutterbugs, nature lovers, paddlers and contest entrants are invited to hear speakers and see the first-place winners pictures, framed courtesy of sponsor ABC Framing of Lehigh Acres, on Wednesday, November 2. An special evening is planned for 6:30 p.m. at Rutenberg Parks Eco Living Center, 6490 South Point Boulevard, South Fort Myers. Its free and will feature presentations by Cape Coral artist Jeanette Chupack, and Lehigh Acres photographer and guide Mark Renz. Chupack will speak on Kayaking to Photograph and Paint Floridas Wild Places, and Renz will present Nature Photos Connect Past and Present. The contests second-place winners were Doug Schallmoser of Cape Coral in Reflections and Kara Wright of Fort Myers for Wildlife. Gary Vannice of Fort Myers got two second place wins for Sign & Markers and for People on the Trail. Third-place winners included Sue Christensen of Fort Myers for Reflections, Morehead for Wildlife, Erika Foye of Pineland for People on the Trail, and Deb Wedeking of Bokeelia for Signs & Markers. The November 2 reception is on the eve of the 2011 Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival, which runs November 3 through 6 with activities focused on the Sanibel Causeway. Selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Societys Top 20 Events for 2011, the festival offers chances to try out canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards as well as guided trips, instruction, speakers, evening socials and the Canoe & Kayak 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 MEET AND GREET THE EVERBLADES The Florida Everblades Team will be at the Lazy Flamingo Fort Myers location on Tuesday, November 15 from 5 to 7 p.m., 12951 McGregor Boulevard. Stop by and meet the team, have some of our famous wings and an ice cold beer! Saturday Night, November 19 is Sanibel Night Eats & Seats Packages Available 2 End Zone Seats & 2 $10 Gift Cards. Visit florideverblades.com for more information. Len Morehead, Great Egret in Flight, first place in the Wildlife category Carolyn Babb, Pelicans in Matanzas Pass, first place in the Signs & Markers category 2499 Periwinkle Way Corner of Tarpon Bay Rd In front of Baileys Grocery www.georgeandwendyscornergrill.com Omelets Omelets and Waf es and Waf es Made Made To Order To Order $2 $2 Bloody Marys Bloody Marys and and Mimosas Mimosas 395-1263 www ww SUNDAY BRUNCH 9 A.M. 2 P.M.


29 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011Magazine Film Festival. It also features two races and a catch-and-release fishing tournament for a chance to win cash and prizes. Get details on purchasing day passes and four-day passes at www.calusabluewaypaddlingfestival.com. A selection of winners and entrants photos will be posted on the Calusa Blueway Paddling Festivals Facebook page. Ryan Cantey, Sunset Paddle / Night Watch, first place in the People on the Trail category Alycia Ellison, Evening on the Bayway, first place in the Reflections category 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 Be sure to join us for Live music and dancing every night of the week! Featuring Joe McCormick, Marvilla Marzan and Barbara Smith! I talian & Mediterranean Cuisine R estaurant, Full Bar and Lounge Book your Holiday Party at Traditions! Joe and Marvilla Joe and Barbara Call today to secure your date! Email editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201130 From page 1Ding Days Photo Contest WinnersMyers Great blue heron Wayne Kliewer, Clinton, NJ Reddish egret James Kochanowski, Zellwood, FL Great egrets Caroline Prendiville, Charlotte, NC Mangrove tree crab Janet Spaulding, Fort Myers Yellowcrowned night heron Don Thompson, Indianapolis, IN Great egret Hal Wagle, Fort Myers Blackcrowned night heron Ding Darling Days 2011 sponsors include: Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grill, Oceans Reach, Times of the Island (TOTI) Media, Sundial Beach & Golf Resort, Baileys General Store, The Cedar Chest Fine Jewelry, Island Sun, Jerrys Foods, Royal Shell, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, Jim and Patty Sprankle, Tween Waters Inn, West Wind Inn, Mike and Terry Baldwin, Art and Susan Cassell, Bank of the Islands, Caloosa Tent & Rentals, Matzaluna the Italian Kitchen, RS Walsh LandscapingIn the Garden, Rotary Club of SanibelCaptiva, Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis, SanibelSusan Realty Associates, The Clem Werner Family, Barefoot Charleys Painting, Big Red Q Quickprint, Casa Ybel Resort, Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, Dan Hahn Custom Builders, George & Wendys Corner Grill, Good Wheels, Island Therapy Center, Mast Family Culligan, Over Easy Caf, Panther Printing, Re-Newal Water, Sanibel Art & Frame, She Sells Seashells, Suncatchers Dream, Thistle Lodge Beachfront Restaurant, Traders Caf, Winston and Barbara Spurgeon. Second Place: Kent Jagers double-crested cormorant with mangrove water snake Third Place: Jan Masters yellow-crowned night heron with blue crabAmerican Legion Post 123On Sunday, Oct 30, stop in for some Witches Stew & Brew served all day. Tuesday, November 1 is the Ladies Auxiliary meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, November 6 is Fish Fry from 1 to 8 p.m. along with live music from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with Chris Coile. Every Monday night is the 8-ball pool league at 6 p.m. Stop by to watch some great shootin. Texas Holdem is played every Thursday night at 7 p.m. and again Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. Players welcome. Every Friday the legion offers a six-ounce ribeye steak sandwich all day. Stop in and try one of the legions famous half-pound burgers. Check out the daily specials and the entire menu. Food is served every day, all day. Public is welcome. Open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. The American Legion is located at mile marker 3 on Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-9979. PIRATE CRUISE INTERACTIVE FRIENDLY PIRATE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! SET SAIL ON A 90-MINUTE SWASHBUCKLING SHOW Reservations are Required Call for Cruise Times 239.765.7272 Also Ask about our Sunset Cruises,Private Parties & Charters. Full Service Barwww.PiecesofEight.com PIRATE CRUISE NO OTHER OFFERS APPLY COUPON MAY BE USED FOR UP TO 4 PEOPLE EXP. 12/15 2012 $5 OFF 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


31 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011Romance, Dance, Documentary Kick Off Monday Night Film SeriesBIG ARTS Film Society brings back the ever-popular Monday Night Film Series in November: a mix of critically acclaimed independent and foreign films and documentaries. Following film screenings, the tradition of refreshments and lively educational discussions led by a variety of film aficionados, critics, and buffs will continue. In addition to a first-rate selection of films, viewers will also enjoy the quality of the new Blu-Ray Disc player and other new highdefinition projection equipment installed this past summer. November Monday Night films: November 7 Mademoiselle Chambon (2009) France; not rated November 14 The Concert (2009) Russia/France; PG-13 November 21 Circo (2010) Mexico; not rated November 28 Maos Last Dancer (2009) China/U.S.; Rated PG An elegant tale of unexpected romance between a married man and his sons homeroom teacher, Kenneth Turans Los Angeles Times review called Mademoiselle Chambon an exquisite chamber piece made with the kind of sensitivity and nuance thats become almost a lost art. The recipient of Csar Awards in 2010 for Best Original Score and Best Sound, The Concert is a darkly funny tale about injustice and one mans patient path toward vindication. In the documentary Circo, set against the backdrop of Mexicos collapsing rural economy, a circus family must choose between its hardscrabble life and throwing in the towel on a family tradition dating back to the 19th century. Sheri Linden of The Hollywood Reporter called the film visual poetry, and Huffington Posts Michael Kurcfeld declared it a ravishing portrait. Based on the autobiography of world-famous ballet dancer Li Cunxin, Maos Last Dancer became the highest-grossing film of 2009 in Australia and is described by Bruce Demara of The Toronto Star as a memorable journey. Enhanced by surround sound, films will be shown in the comfort of Schein Performance Hall, with a new high-definition projection system and large screen to provide a superb cinematic presentation. Listening devices are available for the hearing impaired. General Admission is $8, or purchase a film booklet of 11 tickets for $88. Film booklet holders must be seated no later than 6:45 p.m. to ensure a seat. All Monday night films begin at 7 p.m. BIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series is supported by Series Sponsor Bank Of The Islands and Stan and Visnja Gembicki, supporters George & Wendys Corner Grill, Jerrys Foods of Sanibel, Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory, and Sanibel Taxi. For the complete listing of BIG ARTS films, to purchase tickets, to sign up for workshops, or to become a member, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, call 3950900, email info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Film poster for Maos Last Dancer Film poster for Circo Film poster for The Concert Film poster for Mademoiselle Chambon Our email address is 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 Ad Effective Oct. 27 Nov. 2 Ad Effective Oct. 27 Nov. 2 Pumpkins Earthbound Organic Clam Shell Salads Tuscany Tuscany Panini Panini $5. $5. 99 99 Blue Bell Pints 2 2 for $3 $3 Supply Limited Supply Limited $ $ 5. 5. 99 99 each each $ $ 3. 3. 99 99 each each $6.89 lbSave $2.00Top Sirloin Feature Feature of the Week of the Week 5 oz. 5 oz.


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Well take care of you!Corner of Periwinkle Way & Tarpon Bay Road472-1516 My Stars FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 31, 2011ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The pitter-patter of all those Sheep feet means that youre out and about, rushing to get more done. Thats fine, but slow down by the weekend so you can heed some important advice. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Youre in charge of your own destiny these days, and, no doubt, youll have that Bulls-eye of yours right on target. But dont forget to make time for family events. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Be prepared for a power struggle that you dont want. Look to the helpful folks around you for advice on how to avoid it without losing the important gains youve made. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Congratulations! Youre about to claim your hard-earned reward for your patience and persistence. Now, go out and enjoy some fun and games with friends and family. LEO (July 23 to August 22) The Big Cat might find it difficult to shake off that listless feeling. But be patient. By weeks end, your spirits will perk up and youll be your perfectly purring self again. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A problem with a co-worker could prove to be a blessing in disguise when a superior steps in to investigate and discovers a situation that could prove helpful to you. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) This is a favorable time to move ahead with your plans. Some setbacks are expected, but theyre only temporary. Pick up the pace again and stay with it. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Your creativity is recognized and rewarded. So go ahead and claim what youve earned. Meanwhile, that irksome and mysterious situation soon will be resolved. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) A new associate brings ideas that the wise Sagittarian quickly will realize can benefit both of you. Meanwhile, someone from the workplace makes an emotional request. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) It might be a good idea to ease up on that hectic pace and spend more time studying things youll need to know when more opportunities come later in November. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A relatively quiet time is now giving way to a period of high activity. Face it with the anticipation that it will bring you some welldeserved boons and benefits. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Go with the flow, or make waves? Its up to you. Either way, youll get noticed. However, make up your own mind. Dont let anyone tell you what choices to make. BORN THIS WEEK: You like to examine everything before you agree to accept what youre told. Your need for truth keeps all those around you honest. On Nov. 6, 1854, John Philip Sousa, The March King, is born in Washington, D.C. Following the Civil War, Sousa served a seven-year apprenticeship in the Marine Band, then went on to compose 136 marches, including The Washington Post (1889) and Stars And Stripes Forever (1896). On Oct. 31, 1892, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Arthur Conan Doyle, is published. The book was the first collection of Holmes stories. University of Edinburgh teacher Dr. Joseph Bell partly inspired Doyles character Sherlock Holmes. On Nov. 2, 1902, engineer Andrew Riker delivers the first four-cylinder, gaspowered Locomobile -a 12-horsepower Model C made of manganese, bronze and heat-treated steel -to a buyer in New York City. At $4,000, the elegant, luxurious touring car was built for wealthy patrons. On Nov. 4, 1928, Arnold Rothstein, New Yorks most notorious gambler, is shot and killed during a poker game at the Park Central Hotel in Manhattan. Police made arrests after following his trail of blood back to a suite where a group of men were playing cards. On Nov. 5, 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is re-elected for an unprecedented third term as president of the United States, with the promise of maintaining American neutrality in foreign wars. The day after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt requested, and received, a declaration of war against Japan. On Nov. 1, 1959, Jacques Plante of the Montreal Canadiens becomes the first NHL goaltender to wear a full facemask. Despite the coachs objection, Plante put his foot down, pointing out that hed already had four broken noses, a broken jaw, two broken cheekbones and almost 200 stitches in his head. On Nov. 3, 1976, Carrie, a horror film starring Sissy Spacek and based on Stephen Kings 1974 best-selling first novel, opens in theaters around the United States. The film tells the story of high-school outcast Carrie White, who uses her telekinetic powers to exact a violent revenge on her teenage tormenters on prom night. It was 20th-century Canadian-American economist John Kenneth Galbraith who made the following sage observation: Faced with the choice between changing ones mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. The original jack-o-lanterns were turnips, not pumpkins. The custom began in Ireland, where residents hollowed out and carved faces into large turnips for the Celtic harvest festival of Samhain. The turnips, placed on windowsills, were believed to ward off evil spirits. In Scotland, young men would dress in white and blacken their faces in an imitation of the dead. Peter the Great was known during his reign in the late 17th and early 18th centuries as Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias. In order to raise money, he taxed just about anything he could think of, including births, burials, chimneys and even beards. By law, if you are planning to build in Washington, D.C., the edifice must be no taller than the Capitol building. You probably know that physicist Albert Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize. You might not realize, however, that the prize was for his work on the photoelectric effect of light, not for his more famous theory of relativity. If you are like the average American woman, you will spend a grand total of 60 days of your life in the practice of removing body hair. In 2010, the record for the worlds largest pumpkin was broken. The Atlantic giant pumpkin, grown by Chris Stevens of New Richmond, Wisc., weighed in at the Stillwater Harvest Fest at a whopping 1,810.5 pounds. You must learn from the mistakes of others. You cant possibly live long enough to make them all yourself. -Sam Levenson THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAYISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201134


35 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011Fresh 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 11/30/11 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 Fh 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 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 The Village Church at Shell Point Retirement Community has announced the roster for its 2011-12 Season of Praise Concert Series. This series of inspirational performances, sacred music, and gospel songs will offer five different performers throughout the series. The artist roster and dates are as follows: A Christmas Celebration with Jan Mulder on Saturday, December 10, 2:15 p.m.; Sunday, December 11, 6:15 p.m. Tim Zimmerman & The Kings Brass on Sunday, January 8, 6:15 p.m.; Monday, January 9, 7:15 p.m. An Evening with CS Lewis by British Actor David Payne on Sunday, February 19, 6:15 p.m. Craig Courtney in Concert, American Composer/Arranger/Pianist and Senior Editor of Beckenhorst Press on Sunday, March 18, 6:15 p.m. Classic Praise in Concert on Easter Sunday, April 8, 6:15 p.m. The Season of Praise series is an annual event that residents and visitors alike have enjoyed for many years at The Village Church, said Pastor Randy Woods, minister of worship and music for The Village Church. Each season we try to provide a variety of musical presentations to inspire and delight audiences. Tickets will be available for purchase starting on November 1 and are $10 each. To purchase tickets online go to www.shellpoint.org/villagechurch/events. To receive additional information about the concert series, call 454-2147. Craig Courtney Jan Mulder Classic Praise David Payne The Village Church At Shell Point Announces 2011-12 Concert Series Kings Brass 2011 Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


A number of local restaurants and Community Cooperative Ministries Inc. are teaming up to help the hungry in our community in November. On Wednesday, November 9, island restaurants on Sanibel and Captiva including The Mucky Duck, The Green Flash, Holy Smoke Heavenly Barbecue, Sea Star Caf, The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club and Sharkys at Sundial Beach & Golf Resort will participate in the inaugural IslandsDine4Hunger with a minimum of 20 percent of the gross proceeds for the night being donated to CCMI. On Tuesday, November 15, the Veranda restaurant in downtown Fort Myers will host CCMIs 2nd Annual FineDine4Hunger event. Fifty percent of each check from the one-night event will be donated to CCMI. I recently served lunch to patrons of CCMIs new Everyday Caf and was startled at the number of women with young children as well as young, able-bodied individuals who were simply unemployed and needed a meal to get through the day, said Rick Hayduk, regional managing director of South Seas Island Resort and The Inns of Sanibel & Captiva Islands, and IslandsDine4Hunger event organizer. Some of these same individuals who need help with emergency groceries and meals from CCMI work or have worked in the service industry. According to Hayduk, additional restaurants are learning about the event and joining in. Each participating restaurant will have an IslandsDine4Hunger display at its business. The downturn in the economy has greatly affected our community, said Veranda owner Paul Peden. Just look around you. More men, women and children need assistance after depleting their savings from lost jobs and homes. Being in the food services industry, hunger is an issue we are tied closely to, so when we were approached to host this event last year we were happy to help. We have seen more and more people helping their friends and neighbors in unique ways, and this is just another example of someone doing something for others, said Dr. Dave Fleming, interim CEO of CCMI. This is a great partnership between a local business and our agency as well as a great opportunity for locals to help their fellow man while enjoying a great meal at one of the areas finest restaurants and simultaneously helping a person theyll never meet. Hayduk said plans call for the islands dining event to be held twice annually, once in the fall and once in the spring, as part of CCMIs Land Sea Air event held in the spring each year at SSIR. For more information, call 332-7687 or visit www.ccmileecounty.com. CCMI And Local Restaurants Team Up To Fight Hunger This November ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201136 Top Ten Books On The Island1. Along the Caloosahatchee by Amy Bennett Williams 2. You Dont have to be Wrong for Me to be Right by Brad Hirsch eld 3. Gangster We Are All Looking For by Thi Diem Thuy Le 4. Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks 5. Killing Lincoln by Bill OReilly 6. Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo 7. Eisenhower: The White HouseYears by Jim Newton 8. Help by Kathy Stockett 9. March by Geraldine Brooks 10. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larson Courtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com From page 1Cracker Festis painting a rustic cypress bench donated by Ace Hardware. The San-Cap Cracker Fest is a fundraiser for the local chapter of START (Solutions to Avoid Red Tide) and will be held behind the Bait Box Friday evening, November 4. Reservations at $75 per person include an authentic cracker dinner, wine and beer, desserts, music by BlackWater and silent and live auctions featuring art, jewelry, fishing trips, a seaplane ride and one-of-a-kind items. Thanks to the following sponsors for their generous support: Cracker Level: Baileys General Store, The Bait Box, and The Bean/Sanibel Square. Cow Whip Level: Big Red Q Quickprint, Billys Bikes, Dan Hahn Custom Builders. Jensens Twin Palms Resort and Marina, Lazy Flamingo, Lily & Co., Mabry Brothers, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, Soon Come Landscaping, and Shoreline Lumber. Coon Dog Level: Affordable Island Irrigation, Aqua Beachwear, Burns Family Team, Dickey Brothers, Doc Fords, Gulf Coast Palm & Tree, William T. Haverfield & Stephen E. Dalton, Attorney at Law, J & J Paving, John Grey Painting, Nave Plumbing, Pavese Law Firm, Pfeifer Realty, Sanibel Air Conditioning, Sanibel Captiva Trust Co., Sanibel Island Fishing Club, Suncatchers Dream, and Tarantino Carpentry. To make a reservation or find out more, email: crackerfest11@gmail.com or contact event coordinator Carol Rothman at 699-3530. Visit the website at www. crackerfest.com. Student Andrew Corke is painting one of his new age designs on a cypress bench donated by Ace Hardware Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com 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. Karen RichardsFriday, Nov. 4th11 am 1 pm Book Signing


37 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011Learn How To Download eBooks, Audiobooks From Sanibel LibraryOn November 14 at the Sanibel Public Library you can learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks, and more on the Digital Bookmobile. With instructional videos, interactive computer stations and a fully loaded gadget gallery, readers of all ages will experience new ways to enjoy digital books and more from the public library. The event includes giveaways and more. Continue the journey at DigitalBookmobile.com or start your own by visiting www. sanibel.lib.overdrive.com. Your librarys download service is available 24/7 and its easy to use: 1. Browse for your favorite authors or bestselling titles 2. Check out the title with your library card 3. Download the files to your computer and enjoy! Visit www.sanibel.lib.overdrive.com. Download services are available 24/7, from the library to your computerSnapshot: A Day In The Life Of Florida LibrariesSanibel Public Library will be participating in Snapshot: A Day in the Life of Florida Libraries during the weeks of November 1 to 11. This statewide project will illustrate the importance of libraries to Floridas citizens through collection of statistics, stories and photographs. The library will join libraries across Florida in conducting special events, taking pictures, and collecting statistics and customer comments showing how Floridians are using their libraries that week. The Florida Library Association, in partnership with the State Library and Archives of Florida, will be posting the results on a website, where everyone can see these powerful stories. Sanibel Public Librarys Director, Margaret Mohundro, emphasizes the importance of libraries for Floridas citizens, students, and professionals: I hope Floridians far and wide visit their library those weeks. Library Snapshot Day provides an opportunity to show our leaders and lawmakers what kind of results libraries deliver our communities. Several other states have already had successful Library Snapshot Days. Snapshot: A Day in the Life of Florida Libraries is part of a broader effort organized by the American Library Association. Area Choirs Invited To Join The Symphonic Chorale On Stage For Hallelujah Chorus Sing OutThe Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida will perform its inaugural concert, Messiah, at the Mann-A Holiday Classic, on December 16 at 8 p.m. In the spirit of the season and a not-so-random act of culture, the chorale is inviting local choirs and choruses to share in this experience from the Barbara B. Mann stage for a grand Holiday Sing Out finale. When Artistic Director Timothy McDonnell raises his baton and the Southwest Florida Symphony sounds the first notes of the Hallelujah Chorus, singers from Southwest Florida area choirs who are in attendance will be able to join the chorale, the orchestra, and featured soloists on stage for an inspirational singing experience that could become an annual holiday tradition. The combined ensemble will rehearse earlier in the day for the big moment. The Messiah has not been performed at Barbara Mann Hall for some 25 years. The concert also includes the performance of a modern version of the Christmas story, In Terra Pax by Gerald Finzi. Featured soloists are Jennifer Paulino, soprano; Sandra Carney, mezzo-soprano; James Barbato, tenor; and Stephen Mumbert, baritone. Area choirs are invited to participate as a group; choir directors or chorus leadership should contact Chorale Manager Tonya Player at 560-5695 for information or to advise Player how many choir members will participate. Participants will need to purchase a ticket for the concert. Ticket prices range from $22 to $42 and may be purchased through the Southwest Florida Symphony box office at 418-1500 or by contacting any chorale member. Broadway Palm And The Cast Of Pinkalicious To Host A Benefit Performance For Breast CancerBroadway Palm Dinner Theatre is presenting the Childrens Theatre hit Pinkalicious for selected performances through November 11. On Friday, October 28 Broadway Palm will host a benefit performance for breast cancer awareness. For each ticket purchased, $5 (up to $500) will go directly to Susan G. Komen For The Cure Southwest Florida. Along with this benefit performance, Broadway Palms Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/broadwaypalm) committed to donating $500 to the cause if they could reach 5,000 fans in one week they did and are now hoping to increase that $500 donation to help the cause. Since October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of early breast cancer detection and a time when women and men all over the country are thinking pink, Pinkalicous is a perfect fit. It tells the story of little Pinkalicious Pinkerton who cant stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. When she eats one too many, she catches a serious case of pinkititis which turns her pink from head to toe a dream come true for this pink-loving enthusiast! When her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can find a way out of this colorful predicament. Join Broadway Palm for the special benefit performance of Pinkalicious at the dinner theater on Friday, October 28, with lunch at 10:30 a.m. and show at 11:30 a.m. The production runs selected performances through November 11 and tickets are $15 per person for the buffet and the show. Tickets are on sale and can be reserved by calling 278-4422, by visiting www.BroadwayPalm.com, or by stopping by the box office at 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. A tte n t i o n Under New Ownership S ervin g lunch startin g a t 5 F u ll d inner men u Learn English Country DancingLearn the social dances of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries at the Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreation Center. Dress is casual and students should wear flat shoes with non-slip soles no flipflops. Partners are not necessary and beginners are welcome. This is a familyfriendly affair with live music. Contact Gillian Carney at 603-9828 or email fortmyersdancers@hotmail.com for more information. Lessons are Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. year-round at Wa-ke Hatchee Recreation Center, 16760 Bass Road in Fort Myers, telephone 432-2154. Lessons are free after a one-time payment of $10 to cover a lifetime membership. Call for driving directions.


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201138 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! Young Artists Awards Scholarship Audition Registration Now OpenRegistration for the Young Artists Awards auditions is now open to area students ages eight to 21; $25,000 in savings bond scholarships and other prizes will be awarded this year. Now in its ninth year of programming, the Young Artists Awards is Southwest Floridas premiere performing arts audition, performance, education and scholarship program for students. Participants will have the opportunity to perform before panels of professional adjudicators. More than 40 judges from across the nation participated last year. Students will receive scoring sheets and written comments from all members of their judging panel. The panel will choose 22 students to perform individually at a gala at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre on March 4. Eleven runner-up students will also perform in a coached group number. An Audience Choice award will be voted on by people in attendance that evening. All participating students will also have a chance to perform at various community events. As a not-for-profit organization, the Young Artists Awards also collaborates with other area organizations to provide additional information about opportunities to student participants in the performing arts. Auditions will be held at the Alliance for the Arts on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15; and Saturday, January 21 in the following 11 categories: Dance : ages eight to 14; Dance: ages 15 to 21; Contemporary Voice (including musical theater): ages eight to 12; Contemporary Voice (including musical theater): ages 13 to 16; Contemporary Voice (including musical theater): ages 17 to 21; Classical Voice: ages 13 to 16; Classical Voice: ages 17 to 21; Instrumental Music: ages 13 to 16; Instrumental Music: ages 17 to 21; Drama: ages 13 to 16; Drama: ages 17 to 21. Students may audition in multiple categories. To guarantee an audition slot, registrations must be postmarked by December 15. A limited number of late registrations will be accepted on a space-available basis only if postmarked before January 1. Note that many students were unable to participate last year because of space and time limitations, dont wait to register. Visit www.youngartistsawards.org to download a registration form. Email Katherine Boren at director@youngartistsawards.org or call 574-9321 for more information. Poetic Voicesselected by Don BrownWind Whispersby Lorraine A. VailI want to walk free as the sea, splash surf-churning waves as they pound. Wind whispers its secrets to me. Birds scatter in strong offshore breeze, sweep sky, lost in tides roaring sound. I want to walk free as the sea. No path open beach reverie. Alone, morning fog shuttered round, wind whispers its secrets to me. Salt spray licks a kiss, gentle tease, wave wrinkles its brow in a frown. I want to walk free near the sea. On waves crest, soon all my cares flee. Dive clean in black depths worries drown. Wind whispers its secrets to me. Long fetch of renewed energy, heart at peace, no longer earthbound. I want to walk free as the sea. Wind whispers its secrets to me. Lorraine A. Vail received the 2009 Literary Artist of the Year Award from the Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers and was a Pushcart Prize nominee. She is the recipient of two Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Grants in poetry and in December 2009, one of her poems was selected for the International Museum of Womens website. Gulf Coast Writers and FGCU Sanibel Writers Conference have awarded her first place in their poetry contests. Her poems are published in numerous journals. Vail is the creator of the collaborative ArtPoems Project (2007-11). She is the author of Between Land and Sea, Near Water, Paradise Found and Fire in the Grass which may be found in local bookstores and online. She calls Sanibel Island home. 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.edu Read Between The WinesEnjoy an evening of fine wines and conversation with The New York Times best-selling author Andrew Gross at Read Between the Wines. Gross will discuss Eyes Wide Open, his most heart-stopping, mind-blowing story yet, as he interacts and connects with the audience. Read Between the Wines is presented by the Lee County Library System and the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties. It will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Colonial Country Club on November 16. Six exquisite wines, chef-carved sweet chile-glazed salmon, bruschetta, assorted cheeses, gourmet crackers and tropical fruit will be served. Hard copies of Eyes Wide Open will be available for sale and autographing by Andrew Gross. Tickets are on sale now at $50 each and can be purchased online at www. ReadBetweenTheWines.info. All proceeds go to fund the Southwest Florida Reading Festival. For more information call 5334826 or go to www.ReadFest.org. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 The NFL Ticket BEER & food BEER & food SPECIALS SPECIALS on facebook on facebook ISLANDS LARGEST BEER SELECTION ISLANDS LARGEST BEER SELECTION 28 BEERS ON TAP! 28 BEERS ON TAP! FREE PIZZA DELIVERY FREE PIZZA DELIVERY


39 ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011Pastel Artists Exhibit Small Works At Hodges UniversityThe Southwest Florida Pastel Society invites the public to attend the 2nd Annual Show of Small Works from November 11 through 22. The artists from Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties will have an exhibit of pastel paintings ranging from still life, landscapes, portraiture, abstract and nonrepresentational works created by member artists. An opening reception will be held on Friday, November 11 from 6 to 8. The public may view the art and watch a demonstration of pastel techniques. Most art is available for purchase. Complimentary wine and small bites will be served. The show will take place in the Hodges University Falciglia Gallery (second floor of the Gaynor Building), 2655 Northbrooke Drive in Naples. The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The Southwest Florida Pastel Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that fosters appreciation for the pastel medium and provides educational opportunities for adults and youth in Collier, Lee, and Charlotte counties. For more information, contact: Dr. Ron Bowman Hodges, vice president of Student Development, Hodges University, 513-1122 or 1-800-466-8017 Also, the annual Member Show will be held at the Bonita Art League January 13 through 26. The reception will be January 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. The only fundraiser this year, Alla Prima, will be held in conjunction with this show on January 22. It includes a Paint Around, silent auction, Chinese auction and refreshments. Proceeds from this event support the Sam Platt Scholarship Fund for High School Seniors and educational programs for art in the community. Universitys Theatre Lab Opens SeasonFlorida Gulf Coast Universitys Theatre Lab invites the public to the opening of Three Sisters, written by Anton Chekov, adapted by Libby Appel and directed by Barry Cavin, November 9 through 13, and November 16 through 20 at the FGCU Arts Complex on campus. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m., and a matinee performance on Sunday at 2 p.m. This bittersweet comic drama treats the audience to the inner lives of the Prozorov family and reveals the wasted opportunities and missed personal bliss that drives them to desire the unreachable hope of returning to the city of their lost dreams. Libby Appel, artistic director emerita of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival wrote the translation that artfully remains faithful to the original while being powerfully relevant to contemporary life. Tickets go on sale November 2 for $7 and can be purchased online at: http:// theatrelab.fgcu.edu. For more information contact Barry Cavin, professor and director of FGCU Theatre Lab at bcavin@fgcu.edu. Angus Calves Out With Dad, Best of Show 2010, Pastel Painting by Denise Horne-Kaplan VOLUNTEER SIGN-UPNovember 13, 201112:30 to 5:00 PMSanibel Community ParkThank you for your help and support Entry wristbands and water will be given to you at the volunteer check-in tent when you arrive at the event along with a $3.00 DISCOUNT to purchase an event shirt. (PLEASE wear a CROW shirt or event shirt during your shift) Your event shirt may be picked up, Sat. between 2:00 4:00 PM at the event site.Name Email Daytime Phone Cell Phone Address City Zip Please FAX to 472-2334 or Mail to: CROW, PO Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957 by Nov. 1, 2011 Email questions to SanibelFL@Hotmail.com BEFORE THE EVENT (circle your preference) Assemble restaurant ticket boxes Distribute posters on and off islandSATURDAY, November 12th Shifts starting at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, Noon (circle your preference) Assist with tent, table and chair set-up Pick-up items on island as needed (trucks helpful)2:00 PM: Open, bag and distribute garbage boxes Assist with tent, table and chair set-upSUNDAY, November 13th Day of the Event (check your preference below.) 9:30 AM-11:30 AM Assist Brian Murty in restaurant area, hang signs, sponsor area set-up 11:45-2:30 PM 2:15 PM-5:00 PM Entrance Gate Ticket Sales Food and Beverage Ticket Sales Silent Auction Area Beverage Tent Supervise garbage cans with golf cart Assist on the shuttle from parking areas to the event site Tee Shirt Sales4:30 PM 6:30 PM Fold and stack chairs, remove signs and clean grounds 75th Annual SANIBEL SANIBEL SHELL FAIR SHELL FAIR & SHOW & SHOWMarch 1st ,2nd and 3rd


FREETake Me Home NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands BUSINESS REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIEDS VOL. 19, NO. 18 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA OCTOBER 28, 2011 B BSECTIONAround The Islands Renovated Bean And HallowTweenby Emilie AlfinoThe Sanibel Bean has completed some major renovations that make it a lovely spot for tourists and locals alike. With 25 tables indoors and out, visitors can sit and enjoy coffee and meals, chat or surf the free wireless Internet in a relaxing atmosphere. Owner Marcel Middendorf said renovations started in June and were finished by the middle of September. It needed a huge overhaul, he said. It has been the same for so long it needed a new life, essentially. Renovations included new tile, ceiling and railings for the deck out front, hurricane-impact windows, all new lighting, a bright new menu board, and a stainless steel back wall. The biggest thing we did is the change of color, Middendorf said, referring to the new aqua-and-white color scheme. We wanted to make it feel like part of the island instead of just a regular business. Teal and white is about water, and were an island. Everybody seems to like it. Middendorf hopes to make more renovations in the next off-season, including adding more hurricane-resistant windows. The popular menu remains the same, although tacos were unofficially added last year and will be a bigger part of the menu this year. We have to branch out and try other things. If it works out, good; if it doesnt, at least we tried, said Middendorf. The tradition of covering the walls with pictures of people holding the I (Heart) The Bean bumper stickers in strange or exotic places around the world will continue. Postrenovation, not all the pictures were returned to the walls in order to leave room for new ones. But Middendorf has a plan. Were accepting new pictures and thats the only reason why not all the pictures went back up, he explained. But all of the pictures will be posted on our Facebook page, slowly but surely.continued on page 6B The Beans main room shows off its new colors and pendant lights for a tropical island feeling Where else but at Tween Waters?Join The Shellabration! Shellabration 2012! is an islandwide, week-long celebration of the Sanibel Shell Fair and Show, designed as a tribute to our islands shell bounty. The celebration will run from February 26 through March 4, with The Shell Fair and Show running March 1 to 3 at The Community House. Shellabrators from around the island are joining in on the excitement with events and promotions. Everybody is invited to participate. A calendar of events will be prepared and promoted in local and national publications, so let us know what you plan to do! The current list of Shellabrators is: Amys Something Special, located at 630 Tarpon Bay Road is going to offer a 15 percent discount on locally made shell pendants wrapped in sterling silver. Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is offering free admission to the museum on Monday, February 27. BIG ARTS is hosting Show your Shell Smarts at BIG ARTS! During Shell Fair week, between February 27 and March 3, visitors are invited to bring a shell to BIG ARTS Center at 900 Dunlop Road, or BIG ARTS at 2244 Periwinkle Way (by the Sanibel Bean), or the Herb Strauss Theater at 2200 Periwinkle Way (directly across from the Shell Fair). Identify the shell, add it to our collection, and receive special discounted ticket pricing on select BIG ARTS programs from February 27 through March 3. In addition, the Sanibel-Captiva Art League will have a special shell-themed exhibit in the Herb Strauss Theater lobby. Billys Bike And Rentals will be giving all customers (online and in-store) a raffle ticket for a chance to own a signed Shellabration poster designed by artist Pam Brodersen. Sanibel Historical Museum And Village will have several shell collections on display throughout Shellabration week inside the Rutland Home, Burnap Cottage, Morning Glories and the Schoolhouse. In addition, there will also be a shell collection from Thomas Edison with a letter to authenticate it from Mina Edison. Ding Darling is offering a number of things: Ranger-led beach walks at the Refuges Perry Tract at Gulfside Park Shell-related reading at the Refuge session with shell craft (Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m. Free touch tank demo at Tarpon Bay Recreation Area Blair Witherington, author of continued on page 2B Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Hosting Beach Walks Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum volunteer Dotty DeVasure demonstrates the Sanibel Stoop while leading 40 participants in the monthly Beach Walk at Gulfside City Park on October 25. The next walk is scheduled for November 29.


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 20112B The Board of FISH (Friends In Service Here) would like to thank everyone who participated in the 3rd Annual 10K RACE 4 FISH. We thank the sponsors, runners, volunteers and residents who made it such a successful event. It was a fun day for everyone and the money we raised from the FISH 10K will ensure that we can continue to help our neighbors on the islands.We would like to thank publicly the large number of sponsors this year who made this event possible. We are particularly proud of the number of people who came out to help this year we had more than 120 people involved in the organization, management and cleanup of the FISH 10K this year. Our particular thanks go to the major sponsors who include: Premier Sponsor The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company Gold Sponsor Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club Silver Sponsors Doc Fords Rum Bar and Grille, Billys Rentals, John Grey Painting, Lazy Flamingo, Lily and Company, Baileys General Store, Island Graphics, The Island Sun, The Breeze Newspapers Bronze Sponsors Bank of the Islands, Sanibel Bean, The Dunes, Beachview, Island Pharmacy, Island Therapy, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, Viking Industries, Cedar Chest Jewelry, Physical Therapy of Sanibel, Sanibel Home Furnishings, John R. Wood Realtors, Island Cow, Royal Shell Vacations, William E. Wilson Jewelry, Tween Waters Inn Friend Sponsors Suncatchers Dream, Kona-Kai Motel, Shalimar Resort, Sanibel Captiva Realtors Association, Aztec Plumbing, Sanibel Grill, The Zonta Club of SanibelCaptiva, Heidrick & Co. Insurance, Traders, The Jacaranda, Pfeifer Realty, BB&T Bank, Fort Myers Pest Control, Bobs Barricades, Re-Max of the Islands, Mitchells Sandcastles, RS Walsh Landscaping, The Grog Shop, San-Cap One Source Realty We would also like to thank members of the island service clubs who marshaled the event: Kiwanis; Optimist Club; Rotary; The Lions Club; Zonta. And finally, our thanks to the FISH 10K Committee, under the direction of John Pryor and Ed Ridlehoover, who worked tirelessly for over nine months, the FISH volunteers who supported the event in force, to the City of Sanibel for all their assistance during the planning of the FISH 10K event, and the Fort Myers Track Club without whom we would not have had such a successful event.The FISH 10K was a truly memorable Sanibel event a fun time, beautiful weather, all in a good cause. We could not have had such a successful event without your support, so the board thanks you all most sincerely for your generosity. CARD OF THANKS From page 1BShellabration!Floridas Living Beaches, will give a lecture on March 2. GREAT WHITE GRILL has created its own microbrew, Shellabraton Beer, which will be available during Shellabration week. There will be Shellabration Beer specials all week. JB DESIGNS has cards designed by local photographer/artist Boyd Johnson of Sanibel shells, and also offers a free Sanddollar with a purchase of $20 or more during Shellabration week. SANIBEL SEA SHELLS will be playing rounds of scavenger jeopardy. Visit www.seashells.com for details. SHE SELLS SEA SHELLS will be running two promotions during Shellabration week: 25 percent off craft supplies that include wood and papier-mch boxes and frames, along with many other paper and wood items, glue, glaze, glitter, glass jars, and mirror backs. Sailors Valentine sale. Regular price of $275 will be reduced to $75. Ten inches, traditional antique flower design with a multi-colored shell. Limited quantities. SHINY OBJECTS guests will receive a free shell tote bag with purchases over $50. Select jewelry items will include the customers choice of shell jewelry or trinket box. Restrictions apply; see store for details. THE SANIBEL PUBLIC LIBRARY will have shell book reading and fossil shell displays: Shell Book Reading Displays will offer more than 350 shell-related books. Favorite titles and rare books from the reference collection will be on display on the main level of the library throughout February and March. Fossil Shell Display on the library ground floor features 120 different species, ages thousands to as much as 5 million years old. Some of the shells are extinct and some are found at the beach today. The fossils are from the Burnt Store area in North Fort Myers. For 10,000 years the area has been dry land. Before that, during the Pliocene and Pleistocene eras it was at times a shallow bay of what is now the Gulf of Mexico. When stockpiling this fill on the library building site in the early 1990s, the material was observed to be full of marine fossils, evidence of the abundant life of the ancient sea. SHELLABRATION NECKLACES will be offered for sale at various venues around the island. The specially designed shell necklace will allow for creative additions to make each one as unique as its owner. Shellabrators will be encouraged to collect several and make an island fashion statement. CHILDRENS ART. The children of the island will be invited to get involved by creating a special Shellabration! work of art. WATSON MACRAE GALLERYs Sea Shells Invitational Exhibition will be a special week-long exhibit featuring the work of invited Sanibel artists and focuscontinued on page 7B Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 20116B 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. From page 1BAround The IslandsMiddendorf said he was very grateful to D. Brown General Contractors LLC, Sanibel Design Center, Dan Hahn Custom Builders, Nave Plumbing, Molnar Electric, and Island Locksmith for their help with the improvements. We had a great season last year all year, in fact and I look forward to this one, Middendorf concluded. The Sanibel Bean is located at 2240B Periwinkle Way, phone 395-1919. It offers breakfast, lunch, light dinner, and dessert as well as a full menu of gourmet coffee drinks. Its also polite-pet friendly. Tween Waters Inn will host its 17th Annual HalloTween Costume Party on October 29 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. or until guests drop gruesomely dead, according to its news release. The islands most notorious Halloween event is themed this year as a Twisted Circus and guests should be ready for good times, great music, friendly conversation and those famous (and infamous) costumes. With tickets available at the door for $15 to anyone over the age of 21, the Twisted Circus Party will start out the night rocking the beach with live music with Deb and the Dynamics. This highenergy band covers a range of Rock, R&B and Jump Blues thee ultimate dance-party music. Tween Waters Inn also holds a $1,000 costume contest with judging at midnight. Every year, Tween Waters Inn works hard to throw the biggest, best HalloTween bash around, said the inns General Manager Jeff Shuff. This year will be no different, with great costumes, discounts and prizes as always. Tween Waters Inn is sure to hit a record-high turnout. The Tween Waters Inn annual Halloween bash staged on Tween Waterss beautiful 13 acres (15951 Captiva Drive), and is adults-only. For more information, call 800.223.5865 or visit www.tween-waters.com. The Everblades hockey team will be at the Lazy Flamingos Fort Myers location on Tuesday, November 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. The restaurant is located just off McGregor Boulevard, south of College Parkway. Stop by and meet the team, have some of the Lazy Flamingos famous wings and an ice cold beer! Also, Saturday, November 19 is Sanibel Night (Eats and Seats) with the Everblades. Two end zone tickets and two $10 gift certificates redeemable at either Lazy Flamingo location will cost $44 a discount of more than 15 percent. Visit www.floridaeverblades. com for more information. 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 A beautiful and tranquil outside area located off the side of the building has a fresh, neat new look 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.


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. From page 2BShellabrationing on The Shells of Sanibel and the Sea. There will be an opening reception celebrating the artwork and artists on Monday, February 27 which is open to the public. The gallery will also feature shell-insired pottery and glass from artists around the country. WILLIAM E. WILSON FINE JEWELRY in The Village Shops joins the Shellabration with fine hand-crafted jewelry. All signature 14-karat gold shell design jewelry bracelets, pendants, earrings, and rings offered at special sale prices. A 25 percent discount will be given during the entire week of the 75th Shell Fair & Show. SAVE THE DATE CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The Sanibel Stoop, Friday, February 17. Help break a Guiness Book of Worlds Record. Opening Gala at Traditions, Sunday February 26. Fashion Show luncheon at The Sanctuary featuring one-of-a-kind shelladorned garments. 75th Shell Fair and Show, Thursday March 1 through Saturday March 3. Rusty Brown presents In Celebration of Ann Morrow Lindbergh followed by a traditional ice cream social. For information on how you can Shellabrate, call Billy Kirkland at 4725848 or Barb Harrington at 472-2783. Also contact Jill Kobe at The Community House at 472-2155 or via email at jill@ sanibelcommunityhouse.net. And visit www.sanibelshellfairandshow.com and www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net. Brightest Horizons Needs Support To Keep ProgramsFor over 50 years, Brightest Horizons has been giving back to the Harlem Heights community. Since originally formed as the Lee County Migrant Mission in the late 1950s, the families of the surrounding area have been able to depend on a helping hand for the holidays. As economic times have impacted these working families, they have also had a large impact on Brightest Horizons and its ability to continue its Holiday Giving Campaign. Whether adopting a family for Thanksgiving so they can share a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, or supplying a child with a few presents to open Christmas morning, Brightest Horizons is in great need of community support to continue this tradition of giving. You can make an impact on the life of a child: Sponsor a family in need for Thanksgiving. Host a holiday gathering with donations being made in your honor. Hold a small event at work, such as a wreath auction or 50/50 raffle with the proceeds adopting a student. Have a toy drive. Ask your childs school to have a holiday penny drive because every penny and every child can make a difference. Give a gift of your time, helping a student read after school. Brightest Horizons Child Development Center is a 501(c)3, serving Lee County since 1958. The mission of Brightest Horizons is to provide educational and developmental child care for children of low-income working families and to strive to provide for the social, emotional, economic, and developmental needs of those children and their families. For more information or to find out how you can help, call 481-2100 or visit www.brightesthorizons.org. 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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 20118B Sheriff Scott Reads To Totsby Emilie AlfinoSheriff Mike Scott took time out from his busy schedule last week to read Officer Buckle and Gloria to a group of kindergarteners and first graders at the Sanibel Recreation Center as part of its Guest Reader program. I really like doing this kind of stuff, Scott told Dave DeFonzo, youth director at the center. My mom was a teacher; my younger sister is a teacher. I grew up in an educational environment. Appropriate to Scotts profession, Officer Buckle and Gloria is a book full of safety tips ranging from the simple always tie your shoes so you dont trip, to always wear a bike helmet and dont go swimming during an electrical storm. He also had warnings to stay away from guns and never talk to strangers. The eight children remained quiet while the sheriff read the story. Throughout, he engaged the children with questions about its contents and provided further explanation of its message of safety and teamwork. For example, when Officer Buckle starts bringing his police dog Gloria to his teaching sessions, he finds Gloria is more popular than he is. Scott explained to the children that Officer Buckle was more effective when working with his buddy Gloria. The closing message, another safety tip, was always stick with your buddy. The sheriff emphasized the importance of teamwork using the example of Officer Buckle and Gloria, clarifying the message for the youngsters. Scott gave all the children badges and declared them deputies. The children then had a variety of questions for the sheriff, some surprising such as, How old are you? (hes 49), and Where are you from? (the sheriff is a Fort Myers native; his mother and grandfather were born in Fort Myers, and his family has been in this area since at least 1910). Scott said reading to children comes naturally to him and he does it every chance he gets. He participates in Read Across America every March, during which community leaders nationally read Dr. Seuss books to students. Obviously our primary mission is catching bad guys, but community involvement is critically important, Scott said. Thats even more true in other neighborhoods where children are taught that police officers are bad. A couple of the children asked Scott about guns Do you have one? and Have you ever shot anybody? The sheriff said children are always interested in guns. Lets face it, theyre immersed in our culture, Scott explained. You know how to get them off the gun thing? Bring in a dog. And it works on adults, too, he added. Scotts children are grown a 20-yearold daughter works at a veterinary office, and a 23-year-old daughter is in law school but reading was a big part of raising his children, Scott said. When he reads to older groups, he emphasizes the importance of words because he feels modern technology is hampering childrens ability to communicate. I ask them if they could communicate without technology, in a job interview, or in written form, Scott said. DeFonzo praised Scott for being so available to the children and the community despite his full schedule. Sheriff Scott was very accessible, DeFonzo said. He gave us a quick yes and has offered to come back. Sheriff Scott with his newly deputized force at the Sanibel Recreation Center The sheriff makes the story come alive Association Of Realtors Annual Business Meeting And ElectionThe Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors Inc. held its 2011 annual meeting on October 13 at association headquarters, 2353 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Association President Judith Anderson, VIP Realty Group, chaired the meeting. Four members were elected to the board of directors as part of the official business meeting. Jeff Burns, Royal Shell Real Estate, and Bruce Cochrane, RE/MAX of the Islands, were re-elected to serve on the board of directors; Eric Pfeifer, Pfeifer Realty Group, and David Schuldenfrei, VIP Realty Group, were elected to serve as new directors. The association board of directors elected the following new officers for 2012: President Glen Simmons, VIP Realty Group; President-Elect Bruce Cochrane, RE/MAX of the Islands; Treasurer Jeff Burns, Royal Shell Preferred Properties Inc.; Secretary Debbie Staley, VIP Realty Group. Realtors are the only licensed real estate practitioners required to adhere to the Code of Ethics prescribed by the National Association of Realtors. No tricks needed: Our experts know how to treat the sale of your property! For a free evalua tion, please call us! Engel & Vlkers Sanibel 1101 Periwinkle Way #105 Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-0044 sanibelisland@engelvoelkers.com To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201112B School Students Participate In 10K RunStudents and teachers from The Sanibel School participated in the Sanibel FISH 10K run. Four of the students placed in their ages: Colin Maw 3rd; Grace Paul 1st, Madelyn LaBar 2nd, and Audry Paul 3rd in the 12 to 14 age group. The National Junior Honor Society members wanted to give back to their community. Back row, left to right: Mary Eileen McDonnell (kindergarten teacher), Sophie Gruss, Gabrielle Cooper, Breanna Anderson, Madeline Tomlinson, Tess Nader, Rachel Wexler, Diane Cortese (NJHS sponsor). Front row, left to right: Colin Maw, Grace Paul, Audry Paul, Madelyn LaBar Grace Paul, Madelyn LaBar, and Audry Paul Rec Center Member Of The MonthThe City of Sanibel Recreation Department recognizes Member of the Month Robert Emmett. Emmett and his wife Adelaide Shirley built their home on Sanibel in 1981 and were seasonal residents between New York and Sanibel until 1983 when they made the decision to retire to the island permanently. They both became members at the Sanbel Recreation Center in early 2009 for health reasons. Emmett was diagnosed with seven major blockages in three arteries when his cardiologist told him that his options were surgery or exercise. Fourteen years later at the age of 92, hes in good physical and mental health. His favorite feature of the facility is the weight room for the cardio equipment and because it offers the perfect opportunity to socialize. When asked how being a member has impacted his life, Emmett responds, The Sanibel Recreation Center has much to offer to young and old because of its comprehensive facilities and programs. It is a good place to meet people and socialize. The staff is warm and helpful. When my wife passed away a year ago, they were very supportive and helped me through the pain at her loss. I cannot say enough about how wonderful they are. Emmett has his bachelor of science degree in math and physics and was a physicist with the Signal Corps Engineering Laboratory in the field of radar. He went into the service during World War II and served with the United States Army Signal Corps in the European theater; after being discharged he worked in the field of business valuation until retirement. Emmett has been a volunteer at the Sanibel Library for many years and it is still one of his favorite places to be. Emmett and his wife were married for 67 years and have two sons. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Daily, weekly, semi-annual and annual memberships are available. For more information, call the recreation center at 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. Edison College To Host Family Math NightEdison State College will be hosting Family Math Night at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 14 in Building U, Room 102 on the Lee Campus. This is a free event for students in grades kindergarten through 10. Reservations are encouraged and can be done by email at familymathnight@edison.edu. This is a family-oriented event that focuses on fun math games for students from grades K through 10, said Mary Robertson, professor of mathematics education, Edison State College. Learning mathematics successfully requires a joint effort between home and school, Robertson added. Research shows students who work cooperatively with their parents have higher academic achievement. The whole idea is to show parents and students that math is fun! Edison State College School of Education students created fun math games for participating students and their families. Robertson has been a mathematics teacher for the past 27 years, having taught middle school, high school and college level courses. Robert Emmett FREE ESTIMATES CARPETING Custom Upholstery FREEKitchen Sink with any Cambria Countertop Order Over 50 S/F COUNTERTOPS ... Interior Interior Painting Painting SALE SALE Limited Time Only Limited Time Only Nov. 1 Nov. 1 st st Dec. 31 Dec. 31 st st (CARPET SALE)TAKE 10% OFF CARPET ONLY WITH MIN. PURCHASE OF 300 SQ. FT. SALE STARTS NOV. 1ST. EXCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS SALES Island Style InteriorsLicense #S3-12258 License #S3-11918


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201113B DID YOU KNOW?"VIP REALTY CONTINUES TO DOMINATE ISLAND SALES WITH A CLOSED MARKET SHARE OF 37% FOR 2011! IF YOU NEED TO GET YOUR HOME SOLD, CALL #1, CALL VIP REALTY TODAY!" viprealty.com1560 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel (239) 472-5187 (800) 553-7338 Toll free (239) 472-0996 Fax (866) 472-5187 Intl 2000 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, (239) 395-0607 14970 Captiva Drive, Captiva (239) 472-7800 (866) 472-7800 Toll free (239) 472-7861 Fax *Based on closed sales 09/30/10 through 09/30/11 per Sanibel Captiva Multiple Listings Service Gulf front, small complex 2BR/2BA+Den, corner unit Happy colors, newer kitchen, baths, counter tops Complex pool and tennis $1,085,000 (2111054)Mary Lou Bailey 472-5187 x 246 Happy, Happy, Happy! NEW LISTING 3BR/2BA with newer metal roof Elevated home with deeded beach access 12,500 SQ FT lot, room for a pool Well maintained, split bedroom oor plan $459,000 (2111034)Glen Simmons 472-5187 x 332 Very Near Beach Home NEW LISTING 3BR/2BA gulf front condo Totally remodeled, upscale interior Small complex with privacy West Gulf Drive location $1,195,000 (2111036)Robin Humphreys & Associates 472-5187 x 218/241 Beautiful Sunward Of Sanibel NEW LISTING 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo Garden views, daily rentals Convenient to pool & beach Totally remodeled $495,000 (2111019) David Schuldenfrei 472-5187 x 227 Sundial G-104 NEW LISTING 3BR/2BA with deeded beach access Open oor plan, bay views from lanai East end location, clubhouse, elevator Community pool and tennis courts $395,000 (2110181) Debra Hobbs 472-5187 x 213 Lighthouse Point NEW LISTING Near beach, elevated, piling home Nicely updated, fully furnished Two bedrooms, two full baths Very open oor plan, screened lanai $565,000 (2111050) Kara Cuscaden 472-5187 x 283 Magical Tree House! NEW LISTING Direct gulf front condo 2 bedroom, 2 bath Remodeled, high quality furnishings Excellent vacation rental $839,000 ( 2100761) Keith McMenamy 472-5187 x 310 Sayana Of Sanibel NEW LISTING New construction with guest house True gourmet kitchen Vaulted ceilings, wood oors Elevator, replace, eet garage capability $4,600,000 (2100103)John Nicholson 472-5187 x 279 Stunning Gulf Views PRICE REDUCED 4BR/4BA furnished home, great sunsets Cathedral ceiling & wood oors in great room Large master bedroom with his & hers baths New metal roof 2006; pool resurfaced 2009 $2,650,000 (2101151)Janie Howland 472-5187 x 268 Beach Front Pool Home PRICE REDUCED 5 BR/4.5 BA plus of ce and loft Over 4800 Sq. Ft. of spacious living area Hardwood oors, gourmet kitchen Heated pool/spa, beach access $2,495,000 (2100676)Rose Dakos 472-5187 x 233 New Shell Harbor Home PRICE REDUCED 2BR/2BA condo approximately 1640 SF Ground level, corner unit Robb & Stucky furnishings included Heated pool & private garage $420,000 (2110489) McMurray & Nette 472-5187 x 264 Ibis At The Sanctuary PRICE REDUCED Best value! 2BR/2BA, remodeled throughout Beautiful kitchen, tile oors, newer baths Custom built-ins, new furniture, 2 storages Screened lanai, gulf front pool and tennis $639,000 (2110425)Jim Hall 472-5187 x 215 DIRECT BEACH FRONT PENTHOUSE PRICE REDUCED Lee Educators Recognized As Outstanding Students, parents, teaching colleagues, administrators and other Lee County citizens demonstrated their support of teachers and public education by submitting more than 2,000 Golden Apple Teacher nomination forms to The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, recognizing those teachers as outstanding. Nearly half of the teachers in the district were nominated by someone in the community for special recognition; there were 2,095 teachers nominated out of more than 5,100 teachers in the School District of Lee County. Nominated teachers received a congratulatory letter encouraging them to take part in the Golden Apple selection process. All teachers who submit an application for the Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program also have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship at Florida Gulf Coast University to further their teaching educations. The Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program was created with the objective of recognizing and elevating the status of teachers and the teaching profession in Lee County. Each year, the program begins with an invitation to the community to nominate teachers they feel are deserving of special recognition for what they do in their classroom every day. Through a selection process, six teachers are selected as Golden Apples and recognized with hundreds of other educators at the Annual Golden Apple Banquet. Major sponsors of the 25th Annual Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program are CenturyLink, Chicos FAS Inc., Lee Memorial Health System, Manhattan Construction Company Inc., The News-Press Media Group, WellsFargo and WINK-TV. For more information about this program, call Janelle Beaber at 337-0433 or email Janelle@leeschoolfoundation. org. Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201114B School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, My fifthgrade son, who is gifted, has too easy schoolwork. He does not have to study and finishes all his work in a flash but he is not happy about his work. I know this does not sound like a problem but it is because he is not enjoying school and not learning how to study hard to get a good grade. What do you think is going on? Emma J., via e-mail Emma, This is not an unusual situation for a gifted student. The needs of many gifted children are largely overlooked, some educational experts say. There is a pervasive myth that gifted kids will be fine on their own, said Jane Clarenbach, director of public education at the National Association for Gifted Children. The association estimates that there are about 3 million academically gifted students in the United States and most of these children spend at least 80 percent of their time in regular education classrooms. Many of these students already know as much as half of the material being covered at school, and the majority of their teachers have no specialized training in education for the gifted, according to the association. The most common problem is that they dont learn to work, said Maureen Neihart, a clinical child psychologist and coauthor of the book The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children. Children who earn good grades and high praise with relative ease may not learn how to try hard and to persevere when things are difficult. They begin to link their academic success with innate intelligence and fail to understand the role that consistent work and effort play in achievement. When schoolwork finally becomes demanding, usually in high school or college, they are often in for a shock and may lack the determination and self-confidence to succeed, Neihart said. This places them at risk for underachievement that can become a significant problem for these children. Some refuse to do the work that is asked of them; others rebel against school. Boys are two to three times more likely to underachieve than girls. Some students act out to make things more interesting, including becoming hostile toward their teachers and peers. Others melt into the woodwork in an attempt not to be noticed. In the most severe cases, children can develop school phobias, anxiety, or depression. The best learning takes place when you have to reach and have the supports to make the grab. We improve when we work at the edge of our competence, not when we stay in our comfort zone, Neihart said. Parents who suspect their child is gifted should trust their judgment about their childs abilities and approach the school to determine specifically what the childs needs are and how they can be met. It is best to start by talking to the childs teachers and move on to the principal if necessary. For more information on underachieving gifted students visit www.nagc.org. 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. Registration At Edison State To Begin TuesdayEdison State College students interested in taking spring courses can begin registering on Tuesday, October 25, with registration for the general public open on November 15. Full Spring and Spring A courses begin January 9, with Spring B scheduled for March 14. Seating for all courses is limited with a 50 percent enrollment increase the last three years, so students are encouraged to act fast to secure their desired course schedule. For more information about how to register visit www.edison.edu/future. 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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201115B Epstein Departs Boston In Class Thanking Fans, Players And Ownershipby Ed FrankYouve got to hand it to Theo Epstein, the departed general manager of the Boston Red Sox, who now will attempt to work his magic for the Chicago Cubs, the team with the longest losing streak, not only in baseball, but in all professional sports. In a first-class goodwill gesture to the Red Sox Nation, Epstein plunked out $11,000 of his own money for a full page ad in last Sundays Boston Globe to thank the fans and the Red Sox organization for their loyalty and support. The headline read: 10 Years, Two Championships, Countless Memories, Infinite Thanks It has been a privilege to be part of the Red Sox for the last decade and an honor to work alongside some of the most talented and dedicated people in baseball. Im proud of all we accomplished together. Thank you to the ownership group Ill be forever grateful for the opportunity they gave me and for their unwavering dedication to winning. Thank you to the Fenway faithful. Youve been the driving force behind two World Championships, six playoff appearances, more than 700 consecutive sellouts and some of the most dramatic moments in sports. Thank you all for 10 incredible years. Go Sox, the ad concluded. Already ensconced in Wrigley Field on Monday of this week, although the official announcement of his hiring had not yet been made, Epstein faces the 103-year-old challenge of bringing a World Series championship to Chicagos North Side. He brought the Red Sox their first title in 84 years in 2004 and a repeat in 2007. His $18.5 million package with the Cubs gives him five years to erase that second-century curse. Stay tuned! Womens Professional Golf to Return to Area It has been more than 10 years since an LPGA tournament has been held in this area. That is all about to change.continued on page 25B Sanibel 8-Ball Pool LeaguePerfect ScoreIn the leagues first night of play for the 2011-12 season, five players posted perfect 4-0 scores for their individual matches. Three came from Bathroom Magic, one of two teams that loaded up with super shooters in an attempt to dethrone the three-time league champion, Bunts Ball Busters. Posting 4-0 scores from Bathroom Magic were Captain Dennis Bender, Jack Dalton, and John Gonzalez. Dave Doane from Bunts Ball Busters and Don Lee from Chalk & Awe had the other two perfect scores. This year the league has expanded to eight teams and is playing matches every Monday evening starting at 6 p.m. at American Legion Post 123 and George & Wendys Corner Grill. Team Captains are: Dennis Bender, Bathroom Magic; Bob Buntrock, Bunts Ball Busters; Carol Johnson, Chalk & Awe; Kip Buntrock, Odd Balls; Richard McCurry, Sanibel Caf; Kevin Pottorf, Sandycappers; Wendy Schnapp, George & Wendys; and Gator Gates, Fresh Legion Crew. The league runs for 21 weeks with two singles tournaments in March wrapping up the season. Spectators are welcome at all matches and if you want to play on a team call league organizer Bob Buntrock at 274-7881. StandingTeam Name WonLost FirstBathroom Magic 142 SecondBunts Ball Busters 133 ThirdChalk & Awe 106 FourthOdd Balls 97 FifthSanibel Caf 79 SixthSandycappers 610 SeventhGeorge & Wendys 313 EighthFresh Legion Crew 214SANIBEL 8-BALL POOL LEAGUE 2011-2012 Standings through October 24, 2011 Bathroom Magic14Fresh Legion Crew2 Bunts Ball Busters13George & Wendys3 Chalk & Awe10Sandycappers6 Odd Balls9Sanibel Caf7 An Island Resident Specializing in Island Properties... An Island Resident Specializing in Island Properties... 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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201116B Ive been watching with interest the Occupy Wall Street movement and demonstrations. Despite my interest, and without diminishing the misery that afflicts many throughout our country, I dont yet understand what their goal is. In other words, what would it take for the demonstrators to roll up their tents, say that they accomplished what they set out to do, and then go home? There appear to be a number of issues they are concerned about. Jobs, taxes and corporate influence over government appear to be chief among them. But what is the coherent theme the end game if you will? And why are they camping out on Wall Street? More on that later. One might suggest that Wall Street is where all the rich businessmen make a living. So lets take a look at this movements vilification of millionaires. We saw how the protesters marched to exclusive addresses on Park Avenue in Manhattan. Across the country they also marched in wealthy neighborhoods such as Buckhead (Atlanta) and West Shore Drive (Chicago). Could (snicker) Occupy West Gulf Drive be far behind? But to claim that millionaires and billionaires are the root cause of these problems doesnt make much sense, does it? First of all, since when in this country is it a crime to accumulate wealth? Do those who march assume the accumulation of wealth a zero sum game? In other words, if I make a dollar is that one less dollar you will have? I dont agree with that outlook. Take a look at recently departed Steve Jobs. His inventions not only changed the world, they caused any number of people to accumulate wealth, from those who invested in Apple stock, to others who wrote apps for the iPhone, to entrepreneurs who have had markets open to them they never had access to before to sell their creativity. Is all this new wealth at someone elses expense? So lets turn from Jobs (of Apple fame) to jobs (employment). If the demonstrators are protesting that there are no jobs, I get that and I sympathize. Id like to add more staff to my own law practice, but it isnt Wall Street thats holding me back. I would suggest that the high cost of taxes, regulations and providing benefits like health insurance do more harm to my ability to hire more workers than anything that Wall Street has ever done. There is only so much in cost that a business can pass on to its consumers before the consumers cut back. If the government and regulatory cost of hiring wasnt so steep, might not there be more hiring going on throughout the country? And if there was more hiring, might there not be more tax collections? Which leads us to another point taxes. The protesters appear to believe that the wealthy dont pay their fair share of this countrys taxes. Ive read numerous articles that suggest more than one-half of all taxpayers actually receive a refund that exceeds the amount of withholding taxes they have paid into the system. How might this be? How can one receive a refund in excess of the taxes paid during the year? This happens through disguised welfare programs built into our tax code such as the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit. The top percentages of taxpayers already pay a disproportionately high share of the taxes remitted notwithstanding Warren Buffets essays. Even if you dont buy into that argument, what else appears to be the goal of the Occupy Wall Street protesters? Do they consider Wall Street an impediment that somehow thwarts the governments attempts to help get this economy going again? If so, how do they explain the stimulus packages negligible results? What happened to all of that stimulus money? It didnt go to the large corporations. Instead it appears to have gone to projects that employ more state and local unions than anyone else. While you might believe that without the stimulus package we would be worse off than we already are (see Paul Krugman of the New York Times for those arguments), I dont know if a majority of Americans agree. So if the protesters really want more jobs, if they want less corporate money involved in elections, if they want the tax system to somehow be fairer I ask one question. Why arent they marching in Washington DC, or state capitals like Albany, Sacramento and Trenton? Isnt that where all of these decisions whether you believe them to be right or wrong happen? I guess our system is so broken that we dont have faith that holding these demonstrations in our federal and state capitals makes much sense. And thats a shame. Because the best I can tell, the Occupy Wall Street gang has a lot that they are unhappy about but no coherent idea what exactly it is that theyre protesting. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Free Estate Planning WorkshopsAttorneys Craig R. Hersch and Michael B. Hill of Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A. will present two Florida estate planning workshops on November 8 and 15 at 9 a.m. at two different locations. The November 8 workshop will be held at Temple Beth El, 16225 Winkler Road, Fort Myers. The identical workshop will be held on November 15 at the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. New and partial-year residents will learn how Florida laws differ from other states and the advantages of declaring residency and updating their wills and trusts to Florida law. Also on the agenda are the federal budget crisis and the new Durable Power of Attorney law and how they impact Florida residents and their estate plans. Attendees are invited to bring a copy of their current estate planning documents and arrive at 8:30 a.m. to receive a confidential, complimentary review and written analysis of their documents. All attendees will receive a complimentary Florida Residency Guide and DVD. Will PowerOccupy West Gulf Driveby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA 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 Michael B. Hill Craig R. Hersch


SeriesNewOpportunitiesatShell Point FREE a non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance FoundationShell Point Retirement Community is located in Fort Myers, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway.2011 Shell Point. All rights reserved. SLS-1946-11 Nov.1,8,15 Three Great American Women Artists The Academy of Lifelong Learning presents a three-session course that examines the life and major artistic contributions of each of these important female artists.Nov.1Session 1, Mary Cassatt from 2pm to 4pm. $10. Call (239) 454-2054.Nov.8Session 2, Georgia OKeefe from 2pm to 4pm. $10. Call (239) 454-2054.Nov.15Session 3, Louise Nevelson from 2pm to 4pm. $10. Call (239) 454-2054.Nov.2&8Discover Shell Point Tour & Presentation at 10am. Join us for a group presentation about the Lifestyle and Lifecare available at Shell Point followed by a narrated bus tour of the community. Light refreshments will be provided. Call (239) 466-1131.Nov.3 Create Your Own Holiday Card With Doug McGregor from 10:15am to 2:15pm. Stretch your creativity and amaze your family and friends this holiday season as you create your own holiday card with one of Fort Myers favorite creative individuals. Lunch and supplies will be provided. $20. Call (239) 454-2054.Nov.4&6Global Perspectives for the 21st Century presented by The Village Church at Shell Point This World Focus Weekend event will help develop a global perspective and a passion for what God is doing in other areas of the world. The featured speaker is Stuart McAllister with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. Questions, call (239) 454-2147. For times and topics visit shellpoint.org/events.Nov.4&5 Craft Bazaar from 10am to 3pm. The Shell Point Crafters Group annual Shell Point Holiday Craft Bazaar welcomes the public to view and purchase a variety of crafts, art, and jewelry handmade by the many talented artists at Shell Point. Admission is free. Info call (239) 454-2054.Nov.7 Southwest Florida Symphony presents Schumann and Brahms at 7:30pm. Maestro Michael Hall has programmed three masterpieces from the great 19th century Romantic composers. Tickets are $20. To purchase tickets, please call (239) 454-2067.Nov.11 Shell Point Open Golf Tournamentat 7:30am. Shell Points 8th annual charity Shell Point Open Golf Tournament, will be held at the Shell Point Golf Club in Fort Myers. The tournament will raise funds for the not-for-profit Waterside Medical Complex which offers medical and healthcare services to residents of Shell Point and the surrounding community. The cost to play is $125 per person, which includes 18 holes of golf plus cart, player gift bags, prize opportunities, breakfast, and lunch. To play, call (239) 466-8484. FREE The public is invited and many of these events are (239) 466-1131 www.shellpoint.org Nov. 1-152011 Shell Points Life Enrichment Series offers the opportunity to discover new things about yourself and the world you live in. Concerts, presentations, lectures, shows, special events, and more! FREE FREEVisit www.shellpoint.org/LES for full listings of this months events! 17B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201118B 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 Appointment To Advisory BoardBrad Lear, president and owner of Sanibel & Captiva Accommodations and president of the Florida Vacation Rental Managers Association (FVRMA), was recently appointed to serve on the advisory board, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels and Restaurants. The advisory council was created by the Florida Legislature to: promote better relations, understanding, and cooperation between the hospitality industry and the division; to offer ways to better protect the health, welfare, and safety of the citizens and visitors using the hospitality industry services; to provide knowledge and experience concerning the industries and individual businesses affected by the laws and rules administered by the division; and to promote and coordinate the development of programs to educate and train personnel for such industries. With more than 10 years of experience as a hospitality professional in vacation rental management, Lear is active in the vacation rental community, currently president of FVRMA and a member of the SCVRMA. On June 1, Lear was sworn in as president of the FVRMA. The mission of FVRMA is to increase and enhance members awareness of their industry through education, marketing, industry networking, professional ethics and political involvement in all aspects of the tourism industry within the state. Lear is working with other FVRMA and VRMA members to build an alliance of vacation rental manager associations across the United States. Brad Lear 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 931-3647 Chamber Unveils New Luminary LogoThe Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to celebrate the 27th Annual Luminary Festival the weekend of December 2 and 3, and has created a new logo for the occasion. For more than two decades, island businesses, service organizations, residents and visitors have gathered for this event to kick off the holiday season. The complimentary trolley service takes guests to various shopping centers where they can shop, socialize and have refreshements. Chamber of Commerce Marketing Director Bridgit Stone-Budd said, We loved our old logo, but we felt it was time for a change we wanted something that truly felt like the holidays on the islands. Our new logo reflects just that luminaries on the beach, with palm trees covered in lights. Chamber staff: Steve Ehrhart, Tyrone Humbles, Ric Base, Candy Thompson and Bridgit Stone-Budd unveil the new logo for the Luminary Festival in December A Higher S tandard... A C leaner C lea n S ervices O ffered: 2 39 5 41-4 888 w ww.ForCleanCarpets.com Environmentally Responsible GREEN Cleaning


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201119B M ic h ae l B. Hi ll, BC S F lorida Bar Board Cert i ed W i ll s, Trusts & Estates Attorney s Complimentary Written Trust AnalysisBring your current documents to the workshop at 8:30 a.m. for a complimentary written analysis Tuesday, November 8, 2011 9:00 a.m.Temple Beth El 16225 Winkler Rd. Fort Myers 33908Tuesday, November 15, 2011 9:00 a.m. Sanibel Community House 2173 Periwinkle Way Sanibel 33957 9100 College Pointe Ct., Fort Myers, FL 33919 www. sbs hl a w. co m | 2 39 33 4-1141 SHEPPARD, BRETT, STEWART, HERSCH, KINSEY & HILL P.A.Attorneys at Law DO YOU HAVE ESTATE PLANNING QUESTIONS LIKE THESE? We Have Answers! All Attendees Will Receive A FREE Florida Estate Planning Guide Crai g R. Hersc h BCS W ill Po w er Autho r Pr Pr es es en en te te d d by by : : R eserve your space. Ca ll : 239-425-9379 Vets On Wheels Makes House CallsVets on Wheels is a full-service veterinary clinic providing mobile house call veterinarian services to Sanibel, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Estero and Lehigh Acres. Veterinary services provided by Vets on Wheels include: Vaccinations and Examinations; Surgical Services; Spay and Neuter; Dentistry; Radiography; Bloodwork ; At-Home Euthanasia. Housecall and mobile veterinary services offer many conveniences to pet owners, as compared to traditional animal hospitals. There are lower risks of your pet beingcontinued on page 24B Leena Plavumkal, DVM with Vets on Wheels Hidden TreasuresWerewolves, Witches, And Vampires Protect Yourself With The Magic Power Of Silver And Gemstones by Dan Schuyler and Karen BellAs Halloween looms, we thought it would be fun to take a look at the way precious metals and gemstones have historically protected people from things that go bump in the night. Some of the lore is spooky, and some is just plain silly. Either way, there is no doubt that gemstones and silver have been valued through time as protection from scary monsters and ill wishes. When most people think of weapons to ward off and rid themselves of monsters, they think of silver bullets, stakes, spears, and daggers. Traditionally, a silver bullet is the only kind that is effective against a witch, vampire, monster, or a person living under an evil spell. Silver stakes, spears, and daggers have also been believed to slow down and kill supernatural beings. Silver is considered to be a metal of purity and has been used for protection against evil in almost every world culture throughout history. It has been melted down to form amulets, jewelry, bullets, daggers, and religious symbols such as crucifixes.continued on page 24B Silver bullets your only protection against vampires and other monsters STEVE FISHER239-472-0949 239-472-2311 800-388-2311 steve@sanibelcaptivarealtors.comwww.remax-oftheislands.com/s sher.com*Over 34-year island resident and Realtor *RE/MAX International Hall of Fame *Professional Real Estate Services on Sanibel & Captiva Islands and the Southwest Florida Coast West Rocks 3/2 ground level waterfront home only steps from the beach. Living & Family rooms, glass enclosed lanai & screened pool overlooking the water. A great opportunity to own in this highly sought after neighborhood. Price $475,000Call Steve for Showing ITS THE EXPERIENCE! NEAR BEACH


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201120B NEW! (239) 395 COOL 1213 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 www.SanibelAir.com Manage your home. Away from home. Today! Home Monitoring System Installation Door locks Security Cameras Thermostats Lighting Online monitoring: Insurance Tip Insure Your Jewelryby Marge MeekWe are fast approaching the season when parties abound and jewelry comes out of the safety deposit boxes. While many think jewelry is covered by their homeowners policy, the truth is only a limited value is covered, usually about $1,000 unless an item is scheduled using a recent appraisal. Items can usually be added to the homeowners policy or scheduled by your agent through an independent company, or you can often save money by using a well-respected online jewelry insurance company. Check to see if your policy covers jewelry damage, jewelry loss, jewelry theft and mysterious disappearance. If you have a security alarm, you may qualify for discounts. As you travel, remember most policies dont cover losses that occur during the handling of baggage, unless the baggage is in your hands or under your supervision at the time of the loss. Likewise, to be covered for a loss in a hotel, the jewelry needs to be in a locked safe or you need to be wearing it. Therefore, it is always suggested that you take only the jewelry that you can be wearing all the time. Remember that every 18 months or so, you should have a jeweler look at your pieces, not only to be sure that there is no damage, but also to be sure that the appraised value reflects current pricing. Marge Meek is a Sanibel-Captiva insurance agent and can be reached at mmeek@rosierinsurance.com. Airport TrafficDuring September, 351,881 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, a decrease of 6.1 percent compared to September 2010. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 2.7 percent from the same period last year. The traffic leader in September was Delta with 77,595 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were AirTran (56,546), Southwest (53,164), JetBlue (43,595) and U.S. Airways (34,532). Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,412 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), a decrease of 7.2 percent compared to September 2010. Page Field saw 5,237 movements, a 7.7 percent decrease from September 2010. In addition, more than 2.6 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in September 2011, an increase of 2 percent compared to September 2010. Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 7.5 million passengers in 2010 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. No ad valorem (property) taxes are used for airport operation or construction. For more information, log onto www.flylcpa.com. Superior InteriorsFirst Things Firstby Cindy MalszyckiYoure about to embark on a great adventure decorating a room, or possibly a whole house. Or perhaps, at the moment, youre interested in improving one particular area to make it more attractive and more livable. No matter. Any project that involves the wonderful world of color, the fabulous furnishings and accessories that are now available, the marvelous materials for floors and walls devised by modern technology, is an exciting undertaking. So exciting, in fact, that many homemakers are dazzled and bewildered by all the possibilities. The big question is usually, Where do I begin? Just pick a color and plunge in? Start with favorite pieces of furniture and plan around them? No, not yet. Such considerations come second when you begin any decorating. You come first. You and your family, as individuals and as a unit. The way you live, the way you relax, the way you entertain. Your likes and dislikes, your physical needs and aesthetic requirements. You probably spend more time in your home than any other member of the family. Its your background and it should reflect your personality. So analyze yourself, your family and what you want your home to be, and then begin your decorating process. And dont forget to call in a professional interior decorator. He or she will be able to save you precious time and money as your home makeover begins! Cindy Malszycki is an interior decorator on Sanibel. She can be reached at cindy@decden.net. 75th Annual SANIBEL SANIBEL SHELL FAIR SHELL FAIR & SHOW & SHOWFebruary 26THRUMarch 4, 2012


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201121B 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 Dr. DaveVaccinesby Dr. Dave HepburnIm not going! Please Billy. Its just one little poke and itll all be over before you know it. I dont want a needle! But it will make you healthy and strong and wont let those nasty bugs make you sick. I dont care. I brought Mr Muffycakes. He wants a shot too. I dont care. Well get some bubblegum ice cream, your favor... Its gonna hurt! If you do this, Billy, Ill crawl into bed with you tonight and read Peter Rabbit. Well, sweetheart, now youre talking. Lets get this over with. I gotta get back to the office anyway. And dont forget the bunny ears tonight. Love the ears, babe. Its not just kids who need vaccines. Mature adults and men also need to look at their vaccine status. Medical science is creating an increasing number of immunizations for adults, helping them avoid life-threatening diseases in middle-age and opportunistic infections when theyre older. Getting immunized is a lifelong, lifeprotecting job. In addition to flu and travel vaccines, here are a few you might want to check on: Dtap or Tdap: Youll want to tap into this one if youve not had a pertussis/ tetanus/diphtheria booster in a while. The old 10-year booster rule for tetanus still stands. Every time you come into the office with a bite, burn or booboo, well use it as an excuse to ask if you recall when you last had a tetanus booster. You will lie to us and say, Just last week! because you are what we scientifically refer to as wimps. But tetanus continues to claim lives in North America, and it shouldnt. However, it is the pertussis booster that is catching our attention of late. Though contracting whooping cough may not be as serious for a healthy 40-yearold as it is for a healthy 40-day-old, it is a growing problem in our huge happy herd. A one-time booster for adults younger than 65 is on the books now, particularly if they have an infestation of kids in their homes. Zoster: A name like zoster should be derived from something macho like the Norse God of Flatus or perhaps a leader of the Zosts, a horde of hirsute herpetic Huns. Alas, it simply comes from the Greek for girdle, an item that tends not to adorn lingerie drawers for most guys of the male species. Shingles, which owes its painful existence to the herpes zoster bug, is like half a tight girdle around the body. Those aged 60 or beyond should get a zooster booster. HPV: Help Preserve Victory from genital warts and cervical cancer and stuff. Gardisil or Cervarix are two of the first cancer vaccines in what promises to be a host of cancer vaccines being brewed up to deal with cancers of the prostate, breast and for melanomas. HPV is the vaccine that Texas governor Rick Perry wishes he had never heard of but, if one of the drug companies who make this HPV vaccine donates $5,000 to my campaign (I am running for vice president of my house), I will suggest that every woman up to age 26 have this vaccine. For $10,000 I will make a recommendation that every boy should do the same. (Currently, the addition of young men to this vaccine protocol is being considered by CDC.) Pneumococcal (PPSV23): Is for everyone above age 65 or those who have yet to get to that age and are trying not to by smoking. Yes, all smokers along with those who have chronic lung disease (including asthma), cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, liver diseases, alcoholism, kidney failure, and even those who have had cochlear implants should get the vaccine that prevents the nasty pneumococcs from planting themselves in your blood, brain or lungs. Worse yet, they could get in your ears causing you to lose your... cottontail. Like the column? Youll LOVE the book the Doctor is In(sane), available at Sanibel Island Bookshop. Contact Dr. Dave or read more at www.wisequacks. org. 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 STEVE FISHER239-472-0949 239-472-2311 800-388-2311 steve@sanibelcaptivarealtors.comwww.remax-oftheislands.com/s sher*Over 30-year island resident and Realtor *RE/MAX International Hall of Fame *Professional Real Estate Services on Sanibel & Captiva Islands and the Southwest Florida Coast ITS THE EXPERIENCE!PT. 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ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201122B deaRPharmacistPlantar Fasciitis: Healing Painful Heelsby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: I have plantar fasciitis causing terrible heel pain and my doctor says it will take a year to heal. Is there anything I can do to speed that up? PD, Sanibel, Florida You have my sympathy because Ive been dealing with plantar fasciitis myself for the past three months. Its the price I paid for stomping too hard in Zumba class. Plantar fasciitis is usually caused by a pulling of the long ligament, the plantar fascia, which runs along the bottom of your foot. It may hurt all the time, or just act up while walking and running. The inflammation announces itself as a dull or stabbing pain. When it flares up, it can feel like youve planted your heels on a sharp knife! Typically, doctors recommend applying ice and taking oral anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen or naproxen, or injections of corticosteroids. Getting off your feet certainly helps! You can get custommade orthotics from your podiatrist (or other physician) that insert into your shoes and offer more support for your feet. I bought an inexpensive gel insert at my local pharmacy and that helped a little bit. You can learn some exercises to stretch out and relax the inflamed tissues in your feet. So, there you have it. The typical treatment experience includes medications, stretching exercise, orthotics and ice packs. Wearing supportive shoes are important. While I dont recommend this for everyone, I personally found that wearing high heels takes the pressure off my heel, and puts it on the ball of my foot. For a while, it was the only way I could find relief, but this does not work for most people, especially men, LOL. The stretching, ice packs and yoga helped me, but my best relief might surprise you. It was acupuncture. Seriously! You would think heel pain was enough, but imagine needles going into the area! Well no joke, this did the trick for me. And a study confirms what I already know. Scientists in Greece at the University of Athens published their findings last summer. They tested two groups of athletes with plantar fasciitis. Both groups received conventional treatments, but only one group received acupuncture. Those who got needled experienced significantly more relief after just a matter of weeks. The researchers concluded that acupuncture should be considered as a major therapeutic instrument for the decrease of heel pain, combined with traditional medical approaches. The earlier you begin acupuncture, the better. You can locate an acupuncturist at www.acufinder.com or ask your doctor for a recommendation. If you have access to a chiropractor or physical therapist, ultrasound is beneficial. I also believe in herbs such as calendula, ginger, bromelain and turmeric as dietary supplements. You can also massage the area with tea tree oil or arnica cream. DID YOU KNOW: Pregnant women in the U.S. who want to know if they are carrying a baby with Down syndrome can now take a blood test called MaterniT21 rather than doing amniocentesis. 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. Food Bank Needs Help To Supply 9,000 TurkeysThe publics help is needed for the Harry Chapin Food Bank to provide 9,000 turkeys to its participating agencies throughout Southwest Florida for distribution to families for their Thanksgiving dinners. Thousands of families in Southwest Florida wont have a traditional dinner because they cant afford to purchase the turkey and trimmings. The Harry Chapin Food Bank would like to find partners to assist by planning a drive to collect turkeys or cash so it can provide them to children, seniors, and their families. For every dollar donated, about $6 in food value goes back to the community. Anyone who can help with this endeavor should call Marta Hodson at the food bank, 334-7007, ext. 132, or email 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. 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 am a very active senior woman who is involved in a number of social groups at church and in the community. One of my jobs involves phoning members to remind them of our meetings and other activities. I have a problem that is very annoying and I want to share. No matter what time of day I call, they are not available. Many do not have answering machines, so it requires extra calling. But the ones that are truly annoying are the husbands who refuse to take messages or the ones who take the message and forget or wont pass it along. Why are some husbands so mean and miserable or irresponsible? It makes my volunteer job very time-consuming, always having to return so many calls? Dawn Dear Dawn, Most men are not accustomed to taking messages and they refuse to take messages in retirement, even for their wives. Others who are willing just seem to get the facts mixed up. Others dont hear, hate to use phones and other senior men may just have forgetfulness due to medicines they are taking, or maybe some have dementia. Living in the senior world is a little different, but younger people also forget to give messages, but they are forgiven because they are just so busy. Lizzie Dear Dawn, Annoying, yes irresponsible, maybe mean and miserable, not so sure. From kids to grownups and from business to homes, many phone messages are not given to the appropriate person. It seems to me that it is an occupational or vocational hazard. Focus on the positive; at least you can enjoy a great group of friends and an active social life, unlike many. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: My husbands mother is constantly criticizing me, sometimes to my face and to others behind my back. She tells my husband that I am a lousy dresser, and she does not approve of the way I parent the children. She just doesnt like me and it appears that I am not good enough for her only son. What should I do, as I cannot take the stress?A: Someone who criticizes has insecurity issues. Chances are your motherin-law is not happy with herself, has low self-worth, and projects how she feels about herself onto you. She may feel deep down that she was not a good mother or a good dresser. The thing to do is not react because the more you react, the more satisfaction she gets and you give your power away. Take a deep breath and stay as calm as you can. When you need to respond, be nondefensive. You might say something like, You are entitled to your opinion, so lets just agree to disagree. She is going to be around for some time and she is the grandmother of your children, so just be yourself and share with your husband that you appreciate his support. Dr. Clancy is a licensed mental health therapist, certified hypnotherapist, life coach, author and public speaker. You may email Dr. Connie at connie@drconstance.com. Long-Term Care Residents Family Support GroupA support group specifically for families of nursing home and assisted-living facility residents will meet on November 15 at 10 a.m. at the Dubin Alzheimers Resource Center, 10051 McGregor Boulevard, Suite 101, Fort Myers. The focus of this support group meeting is issues, concerns, and questions families face as they cope with placing a loved one in a long-term care facility. The group is open to all interested families of nursing home or assisted-living residents at no charge. The Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimers Resource Center, a United Way partner agency, provides informational, educational, and supportive assistance to individuals with Alzheimers disease and related disorders and their caregivers. For more information, call 437-3007. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


Dean W. Larson, M.D. Board Certi ed Eyelid Surgeon since 1990 Diplomat of e American Board of Ophthalmology Over 15,000 surgeries performed successfully Serving Lee, Charlotte & Hendry County patients for over 19 yearsWe are conveniently located on the corner of Summerlin and Winkler. Plastic & Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery Eyelid Surgery Center Fort Myers O ce 239.481.9995www.EyelidsOnly.comWE OFFER One-surgeon practice -you always see the same doctor No assembly-line surgery youre the only one Personalized post-operative attention Specialty-trained nursing sta Catered, accommodating care, tailored to your needs NO DOCTOR REFERRAL NEEDEDOver 65? Think eyelid surgery is not a ordable? Medicare STILL pays!Eyelid QuizCan you see your eyelids? Do you have to raise your eyebrows to see more clearly? Have you hit your head on a cabinet door while open? Is it di cult to see beside you without turning your head left or right? Do your eyelids close while you are reading? When you play tennis, do you have trouble serving? Do your eyelids feel heavy?If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you qualify for a FREE, no obligation eyelid screening performed by Natasha Larson, COA.Screening candidates receive a $50 gift certi cate to your choice of one of ve Prawnbroker Restaurant Group establishments in Ft. Myers and Sanibel. Before Before After After Natasha Larson, COA 23B ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 2011


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201124B CONTRACTORS 24/7 Rapid Response Line239-472-1888License # CMC056884 Honest Honest * Reliable Reliable * Dependable DependableCOMPUTERS/TECHNOLOGY / CONSTRUCTION/REMODELING IMPACT WINDOWS & DOORS/GLASS Stevens & Sons GlassReplacement Impact Windows & Sliding Doors, Mirrors, Tub & Shower Enclosures, Store Fronts, Porch Enclosures, French Doors, Plate Glass2416 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Phone: (239) 472-0032 Fax: (239) 472-0680Insured Licensed# S2-11975Specialists in impact condo complex replacement CONTRACTORS Michael J. ValiquetteGENERAL CONTRACTOR New Construction Remodeling Commercialwww.sandcastle-homes.com CONSTRUCTION CO.HOME BUILDINGA full service contractor dedicated to exceptional quality at a reasonable price.Voted Best of the Islands For Ten YearsIsland Resident Lic. #CGC056909Hurricane Protection Consultant(239)472-0200COSMETICS MAGGIE BUTCHER 904 Lindgren Blvd. Sanibel Island, FL 33957 Ph: 239-395-0978 / 317-509-6014 mbutcher@marykay.com Products: www.marykay.com/mbutcher Career information available Gift ideas available New Product! Night Restore & Recover ComplexGENERAL 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 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 CHARTER POOL SERVICE & REPAIR Deep-EndPool ServiceIslands Premier Pool Service Professional Weekly Service Fast Expert Equipment Repair and Replacement Specializing in Gulfstream Pool Heaters25 years experience239-699-6279Lic # CPC1457386From page 19BPower Of SilverSilver amulets and daggers have been put into the ground above the grave to prevent evil spirits from escaping. Silver nails driven into coffin lids are said to help prevent evil spirits from rising from the grave. In different traditions, silver is considered to be the metal associated with the moon and with the human soul. It is likely that these associations have contributed to the legend of the silver bullet. In reality, silver bullets are less dense than lead bullets. As a result, they have less momentum after being fired from a gun and cause less damage. Because of this, silver bullets are actually less effective than lead bullets. (So they might not be the best choice when you really have to stop a werewolf in his tracks!) The superstitions of ancient times also led to the use of gemstones for protection from ailments and other spirits. Gemstones are worn as amulets, in jewelry, or simply carried loose about the person. They may be whole or ground into powder and used as medicine. Various gemstones were often used to prevent or cure common ailments and in ancient times were also endowed with magical properties. Today, gemstones are still highly regarded as powerful amulets and talismans for protection against the effects of the paranormal realm. The following list contains the six must-have stones for ghost hunters truly spooky! Amethysts promote mental and psychic clarity, ward off danger, and bring balance to the conscious and unconscious mind. Obsidian reduces mental tension and absorbs negative energies. Red Jasper prevents physical and mental exhaustion. Amber absorbs negativity around the wearer until it becomes too laden with bad energy. Turquoise protects the wearer from ill wishes and unholy spirits. Clear quartz boosts the effects of the stones with which it is carried. Ultimately, gemstones and precious metals were so treasured throughout history because of their uniqueness, rarity, and perceived purity. These qualities led to their use as talismans and idols. Although there is often no truth to the folklore, legends about stones and metals continue to enhance the enjoyment of the wearer because even though a silver bullet isnt as effective as a lead one, it certainly has a more powerful allure. You can contact Dan Schuyler by e-mail at dschuyler@lilyjewelers.com. From page 19BVets On Wheelsexposed to diseases, which is especially important for very young or very old pets. By providing veterinary care to your pet in its own environment, Dr. Leena Plavumkal can also better evaluate behavior and conditions that may otherwise be caused or aggravated by a traditional veterinary hospital environment. Vets on Wheels comes to your home, which is extremely convenient for multiple-pet households, elderly pet owners who cannot drive and elderly or large patients that cannot be easily transported. Vets on Wheels offers greater freedom in scheduling appointments and because Plavumkal is with you the whole time, you and your pets will receive more personalized care. Vets on Wheels has the ability to offer the same types of quality services, vaccinations, pharmacy, laboratory, surgery, and radiographs as traditional animal hospitals. Euthanasia house calls are also offered by Plavumkal, as many pet owners find solace and peace in the euthanasia process at their own home, where their pets are the most comfortable and many family members can be present to wish their final goodbyes. Call Vets on Wheels at 223-1289 or go to floridavetonwheels.com.


ISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201125B 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 1510520 DESIGN AND REMODELING CENTER DESIGN AND REMODELING CENTER 1633 1633 Periwinkle Periwinkle , Suite Suite H HTREE & LAWN CARE Landscaping Tree Service Stump GrindingLandscape Design Ponds Waterfall Installations Landscape Refurbishing Pepper ClearingLicensed & Insured Free Estimates* Jesus Hernandez LAWN CARE & TREE SERVICE482-7350 www.jesuslawncare.com COMPUTER SERVICES PET SITTING Island Pet SittingKelly TyrrellIsland Resident395-9999kellykelly07@aol.com SHOWER DOORS e Cer IDS, Affiliate ADA, Grab barsVisit us Online at:www.swflbuilders.com SOUTHWEST FLORIDASHOWER DOOR ENCLOSURESPROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY NEW HOMES, REMODELING & ADDITIONS New Homes Consulting Remodeling Contracting P.O. Box 143 Sanibel Island, FL Phone: 239-472-2601 Fax: 239-472-6506 COMPUTERS TRAVEL AGENCY Leigh Klein OwnerSanibel, FL 239.472.3171AllWaysTravel@LeighKlein.comCruises, Vacation Packages Leisure & Corporate TravelFrom page 15BEd FrankThe LPGA scheduled a news conference for Thursday of this week at TwinEagles in Naples where an announcement was expected to be made that its tour championship will move here beginning in November, 2012. With two golf courses, TwinEagles also is the site for Februarys Ace Group Classic, a Champions Tour event. Known as the CME Group Titleholders, the 2011 championship will be held next month in Orlando. The event traces its history to 1937 when the inaugural was won by the late Patty Berg, an LPGA Tour Hall of Fame member. The move here was scheduled to be announced by LPGA commissioner Michael Whan, LPGA tour member Morgan Pressel and Steve Smyers, architect of the redesigned second course at TwinEagles. The last LPGA tournament staged in the area was the 2001 Memorial at The Strand in North Naples. Everblades Drop Two of Three in First Leg of Nine-Game Road Trip The Florida Everblades dropped two of three games last weekend on the eastern swing of their 5,000-mile ninegame road trip. The local hockey team lost 5-2 Friday to the Elmira Jackals followed by an 8-5 defeat the next night to Trenton. Florida did salvage the Sunday game with a 7-2 win at Reading. This weekend the Everblades skate a pair at Greenville. Despite the losses, Florida maintained a first-place tie in the ECHL South Division with a 2-2-1 season record. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


answer on page 27BPROFESSIONAL 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: 841-4302 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 28, 201126B UPHOLSTERY 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 REMODELING Kitchen Baths Carpet Tile Hardwood Concrete Restoration Water Proo ng Stucco Plumbing Electrical O ce: 472-9137 Cell: 691-8445CGC1507121CONTRACTORS 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


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Terms/Salary: No bene ts/ range from low to mid 30K. Skills: Excellent people skills, exceptional computer skills, excellent writing skills. Must be well organized and capable of multi-tasking. Must have positive assertiveness and initiative. Must have a vision and passion for growing all facets of the Museum helping it meet its Mission. Must have excellent Management skills. Some examples of required responsibilities: Scheduling of docents, opening/closing of Museum, writing publicity articles for local newspapers and magazines, writing grants, record keeping for admissions and membership dues, writing newsletters to the Docents and membership, data inputting for Museum collections and membership using Past Perfect software, web-site management, coordinating efforts with the Board of Directors who are volunteers and have their own responsibilities, and coordinating efforts with a part-time Business manager for all nancial record keeping. 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Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280.RR 10/28 CC 11/18 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 10/28 NC 11/18 FICTITIOUS NAMENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under The fictitious name of RECYCLED ORIGINS, located in Lee County, Florida, with an address of 3517 SE 10th Place, Cape Coral, FL 33904 has registered said name with The Division of Corporations of the Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated the 28th Day of October 2011. Nicole Zuchegno NR 10/28 CC 10/28 FOR RENTSpace for rent. Immediate occupancy. 2,100 sq. ft. 459 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Lighthouse end. Call 239-558-5230. RS 10/28 BM 11/4


REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE VACATION RENTAL SEASONAL RENTAL ANNUAL/SEASONAL RENTAL WANTED 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 28, 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 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 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 TO PLACE AN AD LOG ON: IslandSunNews.com 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 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 10/21 CC 10/28 Piling home, 2/2 remodeled, UF, w/d, beach access $1,450/mo. Duplex, 2/1 UF, remodeled, walk to beach. $900/mo. Beachview CC Gorgeous. 3/2, Paver Pool. Updated. $2,300/mo. Canal Home, 3/2/den/pool/dock just off Island $2,300/mo.472-6747Serving The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Owner ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBEL RS 10/21 BM TFN HOME SWAPWe have a cute 1 bdrm. cottage on beautiful Bowen Island. BC. Canada. 15 min. ferry ride to Vancouver, drive to Whistler Mtn. to ski. Car avail. also. We need 1 bdrm condo/cottage on Sanibel/Captiva for 2-4 wks. Dates exible. www.bowenisland.org 604-765-7983 lyn.edwards@shaw.caNR 10/21 CC 11/11 GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION 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 $83,200. Ground rent $5,800/yr. 239-209-1869 or Dorisdavenport@hotmail.com.RR 10/28 CC TFN CLOSE TO SANIBEL & FM BEACH 2BR/2BA, 2nd oor, end unit w/lanai. Very clean & bright. Pool & tennis. No smoking, no pets. $800 per month 239-851-4921 or 887-0834. RR 10/28 CC 11/4 NS 10/28 BM TFN VISIT:SanibelOpenHouses.com Pfeifer Realty Group Sanibel Island, FL2394720004SANIBELOPEN HOUSES POSTED DAILYANNUAL RENTALNearest islands, Davis Road area. 2 bed, 1 1/2 bath, with pool, townhome. $625 per month. Phone 239-472-3071NR 10/28 CC 11/4 HUGE NEIGHBORHOOD YARD SALEMcGregor Woods. South Ft Myers off McGregor Blvd. Saturday, Nov. 19thNS 10/28 NC 11/18 MULTI-FAMILYSat, Oct. 29, 7:30 a.m. sharp. Household, jewelry, glassware, plants, pictures, collectibles and much more. 590 Boulder, W. Gulf Dr. past Rabbit, right on E. Rocks, left on Boulder. No early sales or inquiries.NR 10/28 CC 10/28 BAY FRONT OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, OCT 3012-4 #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 RR 10/28 BM 10/28 SANIBEL RENTAL2-3 BR, 6 mos min, 1 yr, lease/purchase, on market no problem. 1 adult 2 children. Can offer maintenance, property management, etc. House sitting an option. 239-322-8642NR 10/28 CC 11/4


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 28, 201130B Hi, Im Little Lady, a tan two-yearold hound mix. While I really am a sweet little lady, just like my name implies, Im not too prim and proper. I love playing, so I can keep you active and be your best friend too. Since Im smart and attentive, I can also learn anything youd like to teach me. Adoption Fee: $37.50 during Octobers Fall in Love adoption promotion. Im Dawn, a four-month old domestic short hair. My color is called brown tiger. Thanks to my wonderful foster mom who took care me as a newborn, I am ready for my forever home. Mom says Im playful, active, very affectionate with people and get along with other cats. She is very proud of me because Ive grown up to be a well-adjusted and even-tempered little kitty. Did I mention that she says Im smart too? Adoption Fee: $37.50 during Octobers Fall in Love adoption promotion. For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (LEEPETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www. LeeLostPets. com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office, off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if three months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs six months and over, feline AIDS and leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10-day health guarantee, and a bag of Science Diet pet food. The adoption package is valued at $500. Dawn, ID #509777 Little Lady, ID #518600 photos by squaredogphoto.com




CAPTIVA FORT MYERS CAPTIVA CAPTIVA SANIBEL SANIBEL CAPTIVA CAPTIVA SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL Follow us on Real EstateWe make it easy. You make it home.RoyalShellRealEstate.com (800) 805.0168 FORT MYERS 1870 Clayton Court Ft. Myers, FL 33907 239.689.7653 BONITA SPRINGS 26811 S. Tamiami Trail Bonita Springs, FL 34134 239.992.9100 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 REDUCED Wolter-built 5 Bedroom Beauty Worlds Best Sunsets/Beaches Soaring Ceilings, Expansive Lanai 2nd Story Sun Deck and Much More! $3,999,000 MLS 2801422 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico, 239.826.2704CAPTIVA GULF FRONT 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Turnkey, Ground Floor Walk-Out New Hardwood Floor/Fresh Paint Private, Gated Community $139,000 MLS 2111026 Kathy Polk, 239.989.3141GARDENS AT BEACHWALK 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths Heart of Captiva Village Community Pool/Tennis Gulf Access Boat Dockage $679,000 MLS 2801611 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319CAPTIVA TOWNHOME 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths & Loft Deeded Beach Access Chic Island Dcor Pool/Tennis/Bayside Boat Dockage $789,000 MLS 2100240 Jim Branyon, 239.565.3233CAPTIVA ISLAND RETREAT Remodeled with No Expense Spared 4BD/3BA with 2 Master Suites 10K Boat Lift, Dock with Water/Elec. Gulf Access, Sea Wall, Canal Views $1,249,000 MLS 2100812 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984SECOND TO NONE Easy Access Property Only Steps to Beach Convenient East End of Sanibel Near the Lighthouse, Fishing Pier & More Build Your Ideal New Vacation Home $335,000 MLS 2110891 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico, 239.826.2704EAST GULF DRIVE-HOME SITE 2 Bedrooms, 2-Baths w/Loft New Construction to be Built Florida Green Certi ed Located in Captivas Village $1,195,000 MLS 2100255 John and Denice Beggs 239.357.5500MANGO COTTAGE CAPTIVA 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths at South Seas Amazing Gulf to Bay Views Northern Tip of Captiva Fully Furnished and Appointed $1,695,000 MLS 2110559 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico, 239.826.2704SEABREEZE 1251 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Fabulous Gulf Views Beautifully Remodeled Corner Unit Popular Vacation Rental $639,000 MLS 2110729 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984TARPON BEACH CONDO 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath Ground Level Condo Remodeled Kitchen & Baths Close to Pool & Clubhouse $450,000 MLS 2101271 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319CLOSE TO HEART OF BLIND PASS 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths Spectacular Remodel-Brand New Again Boat Dock with Direct Access Large Caged Pool $1,795,000 MLS 2900628 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984POPULAR SHELL HARBOR Living Area Opens to Lanai Overlooks 3 Intersecting Canals State-of-Art Kitchen Elevator from 2 Car Garage $1,200,000 MLS 2100239 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302KEY WEST STYLE HIDEAWAY On Gulf Access Canal Lot 3BD/3BA Build to Current Standards Impact Windows, Screen Enclosed Lanai Granite Countertops $1,099,000 MLS 2901313 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984BUILD TO SUIT YOURSELF Vacant with Preserve Views Short Walk to Beach Design Plans for Home up to 2,400 S.F. 2,700 S.F. of Available Developing Area $295,000 MLS 2110676 Sarah Ashton, 239.691.4915SEA OATS BUILDING LOT 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths Spacious and All on One Level Peaceful Views of Golf Course Large, Solar Heated Pool $898,900 MLS 2110322 Cathy Rosario, 239.464.2249BEACHVIEW COUNTRY CLUB 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths Great Boating Access & Canal Views Meticulous, Fresh & Updated Manatee Shaped Pool with Privacy $1,150,000 MLS 2110721 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302PRIVATE CANAL HOME-DEL SEGA REDUCED NEW LISTING REDUCED REDUCEDISLAND SUN OCTOBER 28, 201132B