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: 01-13-2012
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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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JANUARY SUNRISE/SUNSET: 7:18 5:55 7:18 5:56 7:18 5:57 7:18 5:58 7:18 5:58 7:18 5:59 7:18 6:00 VOL. 19, NO. 29 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA JANUARY 13, 2012 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com A ASECTION The Mills Brothers Bring All Their Hits To BIG ARTSMusic legends The Mills Brothers will perform a concert of their R&B hits at 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 14 at BIG ARTS, located at 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel. For nearly 80 years, The Mills Brothers have commanded the jazz and pop stage with their unmistakable and unforgettable repertoire of harmonies and hits. Formed in the late 1920s by four brothers from Piqua, Ohio, the group continues to tour under the leadership of John Mills III and veteran musician Elmer Hopper, who spent 21 years touring with The Platters. Honored with a Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1998, The Mills Brothers have released more than 2,000 recordings that combined have sold more than 50 million copies. Memorable hits include Tiger Rag, Cab Driver, Glow Worm,continued on page 6 The Mills Brothers Moeller Duo In Classical Concert At BIG ARTSMoeller Duo, a guitar and cello combination, will perform in a classical concert starting at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 15 at BIG ARTS, located at 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel. Kerena and Paul Moeller are the married musicians comprising this guitar and cello duo, which has twice won the Baltimore Chamber Musical Awards Competition and has been honored as a guest artist and judge at the Internationalcontinued on page 6 Kerena and Paul Moeller of Moeller Duo Birding At The Preserves Begins January 20Join experienced birders on weekly outings to preserves owned and managed by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation. Both new and experienced birders will see a variety of birds in a diversity of wildlife habitat. Botany enthusiasts are also welcome to help identify plants along the trails.Birding at the Preserves schedule for January: January 20 Sanibel Gardens Preserve. Enter Island Inn Road from Tarpon Bay Road and park on the side of the road near the trailhead; or enter Island Inn Road from West Gulf Drive, park near road barrier and make the short walk to the trailhead. January 27 Periwinkle Preserve. Meet at the gazebo on Periwinkle Way, across the street from Sanibel Community Church (and slightly west on Periwinkle). Park at Jerrys Market or Mango Bay, away from their handicap and unloading areas. All walks begin at 8 a.m., but the locations do vary from week to week. All outings are free. Call SCCF at 472-2329 or 472-4031 for more details. Eastern towhee photo courtesy of Clair Postmus CHR Tenants To Lose Utility Bill Supplements by Anne MitchellSome 16 people, including tenants, attended Monday nights meeting of the Community Housing & Resources (CHR) Board, some to protest what they perceived to be a rent increase. Councilman Doug Congress, the city councils liaison to CHR, says it is not a rent increase, rather the loss of utility supplements. It is a utility allowance that is not being offered any more, Congress told the planning commission on Tuesday. There is a lot of angst among the tenants but I do feel confident that the board is acting in the best interests of CHR because it is important CHR can operate soundly. Commissioners quizzed Congress about CHR after the councilman presented the monthly council report. Commissioner Phillip Marks, a CHR board member, said the State Housing Initiatives Program (SHIP) had stopped requiring organizations to supplement utility costs nine years ago as CHR had only lately discovered. It affects sewer, trash, electric and water bills. We felt people would not notice the $9 to $10 (extra) a month, noting that they could make savings by turning off lights and such when not needed, explained Marks, who added that meetings will be held at each of Sanibels seven CHR campuses to keep tenants informed about this and any other tenant details. We will deal with any hardships on an individual basis. No one is going to be put out on the street, he said. Congress said a search is still under way for a new CHR executive director. The previous one, Nancy Fash-McHenry, was let go in December after less than a year on the job.


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 20122 Historical Museum And Village Invites Public To Docent TrainingAnyone interested in becoming a docent or volunteering in any way is welcome on January 17 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village to get a feeling for what its like to work there. Experienced docents will be on hand to talk to newcomers about what its like to show visitors Sanibels history. Docents generally dont feel like its work at all. What a job! Being a docent at the Sanibel Historical Village, everyone loves you! We welcome visitors to our special island and teach them a little about Sanibels history. It doesnt get any better than that. We hope others will join the ranks as docents and feel that special thrill of sharing our history, said Lynne Campean, long-time docent and member of Sanibels Historic Preservation Committee. A new audio system in seven of the villages nine buildings (the ones that are open to the public) makes it easier for docents to meet the museums mission to preserve and share Sanibels history. Docents can rely on the audio system, if they wish, to help them as they show visitors what the museum has to offer. We need more docents at the museum and we hope to show interested people that it is fun to volunteer here, said Board Member Jan Halliday. Docents get to meet new people from all over the world, they get to relax during down times in one of the most beautiful settings on the island, and were like a family here at the museum. The village is comprised of seven historic buildings, a replica of the Packing House from the early 1900s, and the Baileys 1926 Model-T truck parked in its garage. The Village represents Sanibel from the 1890s to the 1940s, with all buildings having been moved from their original locations on the island and fully restored by the volunteer Hammerheads. Each building showcases displays appropriate to that building and exhibits depicting life on the islands as experienced by the pioneer families who settled here. The museum also needs volunteers for other tasks during events, fundraisers, and special projects that come along during normal operation of the museum. Anyone who does not want to commit to being a docent can sign up for volunteer duties as they arise. Those interested in enriching their life by becoming at docent at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village but cannot attend the January 17 session may call Jan Halliday at 472-3942. Dorothy Donaldson, docent and board member at the Historical Village, peruses the new Docent Handbook with docent and volunteer Blair Wyatt. Theyre sitting on the porch of Rutland House, the museums entrance Shred Your Documents SecurelyThe Sanibel Community Association (SCA) will be hosting a drive to shred your unneeded documents and papers on Saturday, January 21 between 9 a.m. and noon at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. The new year is the perfect time to organize your home and office. Its also the perfect time to destroy the sensitive documents you no longer need. But if the thought of tediously hand-feeding piles of personal papers into your home shredder makes it tough to get motivated, then the perfect solution is to let someone else shred it for you, safely and quickly. Bring documents such as bank statements, credit cards receipts, old checks, income tax returns or anything that contains personal information, while watching the professionals at Secure Shredding, Inc. pulverize your papers into bits within mere minutes. The event is open to the public. A small fee of $5 for one or two boxes per car will be collected. If you have more boxes, an additional donation is requested. All proceeds go to The Community Houses operating fund, so additional donations are always encouraged. For more information on this event or other SCA-sponsored events, visit www. sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 4722155. Do you have one of these?These new bumper stickers have green color to emphasize that almost 70% of Sanibel is conservation lands and a whimsical heart to signify our island lifestyle. The peel-off back has information about Sanibel that you may not know.They are available at: Baileys General Store Jerrys Foods MacIntosh Books Sanibel Recreation Center Suncatchers Dream Tuttles Sea Shell Shop IS Island Graphics of Sanibel LLC, 2011 Available at:Sanibel Art & Frame 630 Tarpon Rd. Sanibel 395-1350 Two Islands Gallery Chadwicks Square Captiva 472-7633www.ikkimatsumoto.com Ikki Matsumoto Paintings & PrintsBird?, What Bird! 2075 Periwinkle Way In Periwinkle Place Sanibel Island, FL www.SanibelDaySpa.com btnnfrf btnnfrfSanibel Day Spa celebrates 2012 rft rft rf rf rfftf f rfftf f rf!"!#$%& rf!"!#$%& rf t''f$ rf t''f$ mm#2782 MEET MARTIN: Stylist & Makeup Artist KRISTIN: Massage Therapist JACQUELINE: Massage, Skin Care, Re exology & Waxing10% off your next service with this adexp. 01/21/12


3 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Sanibel Historical Museum And Village Makes Plans For FundraiserLast week, Lois Codair, Elise Hall, Edie McTernan and Blair Wyatt addressed invitations and made plans for the upcoming Sanibel Historical Museum and Villages fundraiser,Its In The Bag. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 21 at The Sanctuary Golf Club, located at 2801 Wulfert Road on Sanibel. It will be a lovely afternoon luncheon featuring a fashion show, stories and auction. Sponsors for the event include Master Sponsor Baileys General Store; Gold Sponsors The Sanctuary Golf Club, Sanibel Captiva Trust Company and Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille; and Silver Sponsors Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. and Sanibel Captiva Community Bank. Lois Codair, Elise Hall, Edie McTernan and Blair Wyatt American Legion Post 123 EventsThis Sunday, January 15, American Legion Post 123 will be serving spaghetti and meatball dinners all day long. On Sunday, January 22, stop by for some BBQ ribs and chicken from 1 to 8 p.m. Enjoy live music with Chris Coile from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Every Monday night at Post 123, come watch 8-Ball Pool League action starting at 6 p.m. Stop by and enjoy some great shootin. Texas Holdem is played every Thursday night at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. New players are always welcome. Every Friday, the American Legion offers a 6 oz. ribeye steak sandwich all day. Stop in and try one of our half-pound burgers. Check out our daily specials and the entire menu. They serve food every day, all day long. Open to the public, American Legion Post 123 is open Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. They are located at 4249 Sanibel-Captiva Road, at mile marker 3. For more information, call 472-9979. Come Celebrate Come Celebrate OUR 22 OUR 22 ND ND ANNIVERSARY ANNIVERSARY5% to 30% OFFDiscount applies to all merchandise. Not good on previously purchased merchandise. Door Prizes! Door Prizes!SALENOW IN PROGRESSTHURS., FRI., SAT., SUN., MON. JANUARY 12TH TO 16TH362 Periwinkle Way at the Lighthouse end 472-1858DRAW A DISCOUNT CHIP TO DETERMINE WHAT % YOULL SAVE AT THE REGISTER porty porty Seahorse Shop Seahorse ShopS e PICK YOUR DISCOUNT


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 20124 Plein Air Painter Offers Demo At Art League There will be a lecture and demonstration at the Sanibel-Captiva Art League meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 19 at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. The speaker will be John Terelak a nationally known landscape painter from New England. He will speak on painting and color, and demonstrate glazing techniques. Terelak, who is described as an American Impressionist by Wikipedia, is known for his intricately layered paints and glazes and his use of color. He works in oil, watercolor and pastel. Terelak turned down athletic scholarships at several major universities to attend Vesper George School of Art in Boston, where he became a painting instructor after receiving his fine arts degree. He later founded the Gloucester Academy of Art in 1975 for art school graduates. His work has been collected by major institutions such as The Andrew Mellon Foundation, Sheraton Corporation and Prudential Insurance Company. He has exhibited a number of times at the National Academy of Design, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and The Butler Museum. The meeting is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. The Sanibel-Captiva Art League meets on the third Thursday of every month at The Community House. For information about the league, visit www.sancapart. com. Community House To Host Valentines Dinner DanceOn Tuesday, February 14, connect with your friends at The Community Houses annual Valentines Dinner Dance. The evening promises to be a night to remember with the four-piece Danny Morgan Band. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails followed with a bountiful dinner buffet prepared by Elias Brothers Catering. Beef Bourginoun and Chicken Marsala will be the main entrees, with salad, twice baked potatoes, vegetables and dessert to complete the buffet offerings. Reservations are required for this special event and tables may be reserved so neighbors and friends may be seated together. Newcomers and island visitors are all welcome and The Community House will make sure everyone is introduced at their table. The evening is made possible by our sponsors Marge and Joe Meek. Enjoy a great evening at a modest price; tickets are only $50 for members and $60 for guests. Memberships are available. They expect to sellout, so call for your prepaid reservation early. If you are unable to attend but would like to purchase a membership or make a donation, visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 472-2155 for more information. One-Woman Show Reveals Artists SecretsOn Thursday, January 19, The Community House welcomes Rusty Brown, who will tell littleknown stories of the female subjects in famous portraits in a one-woman performance titled Painted Women. This illustrated presentation will disclose the scandal touched off by John Singer Sargents sensuous portrait of a Parisian socialite. Why did Andrew Wyeth hide the sketches and paintings of a woman who secretly modeled for him for 15 years? Who was the nude in the famous Rembrandt portrait painted in 1654? Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., prior to Browns perfomance at 1 p.m. which is sponsored by Sanibel Holiday. The Community House is at 2175 Periwinkle Way. Members are $20, guests $22. Call 472-2155 for reservations. Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island Scrapbook Papers Quilting Fabric Beads Notions Rubber Stamping Art Supplies Shell Craft Craft Supplies Gifts Make It & Take It Bead Bracelet Every Thursday $4.00 1628 Periwinkle Way 472-2893 Heart of the Islands, Sanibel Find us on Hours: Mon. Sat. 10am 5pm Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com 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.Grey Goose Vodka 750 ml. $31.99Absolut Vodka 1.75 ltr. Reg. $39.99 SALE $36.99 Dewars Scotch 1.75 ltr. Reg. $43.99 SALE $39.99 Bacardi Rum 1.75 ltr. Light or Gold Reg. $27.99 SALE $25.99 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc Reg. $17.99 SALE $15.99Cupcake Chardonnay $10.99Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio $22.99


5 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Fundraiser For Injured Island WorkerA fundraiser For Kevin Joe Stahl, sexton at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church and an employee at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), will be held on Saturday, January 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Matzalunas, 1200 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Stahl was recently injured, damaging four discs in his lower back. He is recovering from corrective surgery but is unable to perform his former duties. This fundraiser is being held to assist Stahl with living expenses while he is unable to work. A light buffet and beverages will be severed at the event, which will also include silent and live auctions as well as live entertainment. Those who are unable to attend the event but would like to send a donation may mail checks payable to Kevin Stahl, c/o Reverend Ellen Sloan, St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 2304 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957.For questions or additional information, contact Sandy Kostick at 822-6593. Kevin Stahl Whats Happening At The House In December Telephone: (239) 472-2155info@sanibelcommunityhouse.net 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 UPCOMING EVENTSCALL NOW TO ASSURE YOUR RESERVATION! Painted Women Lunch & One Woman PlaySponsored by Sanibel Holiday Thursday, January 19th 11:30 am Seating, Performance 1 pm $20 members/$22 guestsDancing with the Stars Celebrity BartendingThursday, January 19th 5-8 pm Il Cielo RestaurantCommunity Shredding DaySaturday, January 21st 9-Noon $5 for up to 2 boxes/grocery bagsValentines Dinner DanceTuesday, February 14th 6:30 pm $50 Members/$60 GuestsShellabration 2012February 17 March 4 Multiple Events February 17th, 10 am Sanibel Stoop Bowman BeachFebruary 19th, 5:30 pm Gala SanctuaryFebruary 27th, 11 am Fashion Show SanctuaryCLASSESComplimentary Shell CraftingMonday 10:30 am NoonZumbaTuesday/Thursday 10 am 11 am Wednesday 5:30 pm by appt. $15 & Seasonal Packages AvailableSanctioned Duplicate BridgeEvery Tuesday at 1 pm $8.00Island YogaTues, Wed, Thurs at 8:30 am $12 members/$15 guestsTo enrich community spirit through educational, cultural and social gatherings in our historic Community House. The SCA is a 501c 3 Organization.Its Time to Renew your Membership Today $35 Individual, $65 Family, $100 Business Follow Us On FacebookSanibel Community Association Members enjoy discounted ticket prices to most of the Events listed above. Go to www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net for more information, and become a member today! COMFORT BY DESIGN(239) 395-0666 1-800-454-3008Sanibel Island 1640 Periwinkle Way in Limetree Across from the Bank of the Islands BIRKENSTOCK MEPHISTO ECCO (239) 472-1111 (239) 472-1111 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. 2330 Palm Ridge Rd. Across from CVS Across from CVS SanBeautys@aol.com SanBeautys@aol.com www.SanibelBeautySalon.net www.SanibelBeautySalon.net Sanibel Sanibel Beauty Beauty Salon Salon Free bo le of Free bo le of OPI polish with a mani/pedi OPI polish with a mani/pedi with this coupon with this coupon The Greatest Generation Speaks OutPick up the Island Sun next week to read the first part of an article submitted by Sanibel resident Charles Kelleher about his experiences serving in the U.S. Naval Reserve during World War II. His service lasted from March 1943 to February 1946 and took him to Wales, Pearl Harbor, the South Pacific, Japan, New Guinea and the Philippines.continued on page 15 Charles Kelleher The Condominium Associations of Sanibel, Inc.CASI Breakfastwith City Manager Judie ZimomraFriday, January 20thThe Sanctuary Clubhouse 8 a.m. Registration 8:30 Breakfast Buffet 9-10 City ManagerFor reservations call 334-2138 or e-mail suitors@earthlink.net by Wednesday, January 18thSponsored by Bank of the Islands


Independently Owned And Operated COPYRIGHT 2012 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 Marcia Feeney Ed Frank Max Friedersdorf Priscilla Friedersdorf Jim George Shelley Greggs Bryan Hayes Dr. Dave Hepburn Craig R. Hersch Jane Vos Hogg Joan Hooper Shirley Jewell Audrey Krienen Cindy Malszycki Marge Meek Capt. Matt Mitchell Bruce Neill, PhD Matt Oakley Ed ONeil Eric Pfeifer Laura Zocki Puerto Gerri Reaves Di Saggau Dan Schuyler Jeanie Tinch 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 SeeReportersAnne Mitchell Jeff LysiakISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 20126 County Installs Electric Vehicle Charging StationsThe Lee County Board of County Commissioners, as part of its sustainability initiative, announced the installation of three electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the downtown Fort Myers area to assist owners of electric vehicles who are visiting, conducting business or reporting for jury duty. Each of the following locations has one EV charging station: Public parking lot on Heitman Street Public parking lot on Hendry Street Juror parking lot on Widman Way. To help drivers identify EV parking spaces, each space is outlined in green paint and posted with a Reserved For Electric Vehicle Only sign. The EV spaces are monitored to ensure their availability for electric vehicle use. All the charging stations are on the ChargePoint Network, which is a monitoring and fee collection service. Users of the charging stations must be subscribers of the ChargePoint Network and use their own ChargePoint-issued ChargePass card to operate the stations. Information about ChargePoint can be found online at www.mychargepoint.net. In addition, Lee County has designated an EV space equipped with an electrical outlet for employees in the employee parking garage on Monroe Street and has the capability to increase the number of these spaces if the need arises. Commission Chair Re-Elected by Anne MitchellThe Sanibel Planning Commission on Tuesday re-elected its chair and vice chair, Mike Valiquette and Dr. Phillip Marks, respectively. The two have held those positions for more than five years. Commissioner Tom Krekel nominated Paul Reynolds for chairman and Chris Heidrick nominated Valiquette. In a show of hands, Valiquette prevailed 5-2. From page 1The Mills BrothersLazy River, Yellow Bird, Basin Street Blues and Paper Doll, all of which todays touring duo recreate for a new millennium of audiences. The Mills Brothers were sponsored by some of the largest advertisers in early radio and appeared in many films, including The Big Broadcast, a 1932 Paramount Pictures musical comedy starring Bing Crosby. The group also enjoyed remarkable television success on programs such as The Dean Martin Show and The Tonight Show. Tickets to The Mills Brothers are $47 for loge seats, $42 for general seating and $15 for students. Tickets may be purchased online through the BIG ARTS website at www.BIGARTS.org or by calling 395-0900. The Mills Brothers concert sponsored by Benefactor Sponsor John M. and Mary Jo Boler. From page 1Moeller Duo In ConcertGuitar Competition in Lagonegro, Italy. The pairs latest release, My Better Half, contains a full range of duets from baroque to blues. Around the World and Bach, the duos previous release, enjoyed excellent reviews, with one French guitar magazine reviewer exclaiming, You cannot be but exhilarated. Their program will include Myers Cavatinas piece from The Deer Hunter, D. Scarlattis Sonata in E major, K. 380 (L. 23), Fallas Canciones Populares Espaolas, Granados Spanish Dance No. 5, Andaluza, Villa-Lobos Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, Trregas Capricho rabe for Solo Guitar, Piazzollas Spring from The Four Seasons for Solo Guitar, Saint-Sans The Swan from The Carnival of the Animals, Gnattalis Sonata for Cello and Guitar, Ellingtons It Dont Mean a Thing If It Aint Got That Swing, C. Byrds Swing (To Alexis De Boeck) and Spanish Guitar Blues (To Keeter Betts). Together, cellist Kerena and guitarist Paul have traveled throughout the U.S., England and Italy spreading their unique sound. Paul currently teaches guitar students at the Maryland Conservatory of Music and the Levine School of Music. In addition, he is a member of the faculty at both the Music Academy of Rockford College and Elgin Community. Kerena is the assistant principal cellist in the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra and formerly served as principal cellist in the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. Admission is $32 for general admission seats, and children are free with a paying adult. To reserve a childs ticket, call BIG ARTS Marks Box Office at 3950900. Moeller Duo concert supported by Grand Patron Series Sponsor Deborah & John La Gorce. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event and performance information, including links to performers sites. To purchase tickets, buy online, stop by BIG ARTS or call the Marks Box Office at 395-0900. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


7 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Republican Women To Host Harrington, HartSharon Harrington, Lee County Elections Supervisor, and Larry Hart, Assistant Tax Collector, will be the speakers at the Tuesday, January 17 luncheon meeting of the Fort Myers Republican Womens Club. They will discuss the responsibilities of their office and let the attendees know how those responsibilities affect Lee County citizens. In addition, representatives of both the Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich campaigns will speak briefly on behalf of their candidates. 2012 officers for the club are Gaile Anthony, president, Nancy Epple, first vice president, Claudia Silverman, second vice president, Tina Laurie, treasurer, Paulette McGuire, assistant treasurer, Diane Kinser, recording secretary and Claudia Zambor, corresponding secretary. Marilyn Stout serves as the immediate past president. The public is invited to attend the luncheon and the program being held at The Helm Club, The Landings, South Fort Myers. A social hour begins at 11:15 a.m. The noon lunch, business meeting and program follow. Students will read their essays prior to recognition gifts being presented to them. Cost to attend the luncheon is $16. Reservations are required by Thursday, January 12 and may be made by contacting Tina Laurie at 489-4701. The Fort Myers Republican Womens Club is affiliated with the Florida Federation of Republican Women and the National Federation of Republican Women. Additional information about the club may be obtained by contacting Marilyn Stout at 549-5629. Salvation Army Campaign Was A Big Successby Jeff LysiakThe Salvation Armys 2011 Red Kettle Campaign on Sanibel was its most successful ever, collecting $24,983.80 in donations during the monthlong effort. Clint Parsons, volunteer area coordinator for The Salvation Army on Sanibel, reported last week that last years Red Kettle Campaign which ran from the day before Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve garnered more than $2,500 above the previous years collection. I give all the credit to our volunteers, who are incredibly loyal and dedicated to the cause, said Parsons. We had a good cross-section of people from the islands, and probably as many women as men this year. On Sanibel, The Salvation Army had two collection sites one at Baileys General Store and one at Jerrys Market where 40 to 50 bell ringers worked in two-hour shifts, seven days a week throughout the campaign. Some of our ringers brought their kids with them, others bring their pets, Parsons said. One guy brings his talking bird, and several ringers bring their dogs with them and dress them up in holiday gear. And who wouldnt make a donation to somebody with a dog who gets dressed up? Parsons also credited The Salvation Armys stellar reputation for another successful campaign. People know where the money goes. The organization really sells itself, he added. According to the website, www.salvationarmyusa.com, contributions from the Red Kettle Campaign allow the organization to fund a number of programs, including providing food, shelter, toys, and counseling to millions of Americans in need. Duplicate BridgeOn Tuesday, January 3, there were 11 tables in play at the Sanibel Community Associotion. The winners were: North/South 1. Lydia and Walter Freedman 2. Alaine and Herman Jass 3. Judy Glaser and Dick Brown 4. Dorothy and Irwin Levy East/West 1. Erica Amsterdam and Belle Lipsky 2. Karen and Geolfrey Moss 3. Mary and Dick Butler 4. Maureen Hnatow and Barbara McClure The game runs for six months November through April at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at The Community House, located at 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. For more information, call Susan Willoughby at 281-3258. Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy & Pilates


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 20128 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. Note: the center will be closed Monday, January 16. Chair Yoga Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. 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. 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 Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 11 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 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. Tuesday Kayaking January 17 and 24. There is space for 16 people on eight two-person kayaks and unlimited space for those who own their own kayaks. 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. Page Turners Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of every month at 2:30 p.m. Ann Rodman, volunteer coordinator, welcomes ideas for books to read and discuss and suggestions on facilitators. Contact her at 395-2191 or email annrodman@aol.com. Second annual Justine Smith Charity Bridge Tournament Friday, February 10 at 1 p.m. Local merchants will contibute gifts that will be given away during the tournament. All proceeds go to PAWS for care, fostering and placement of stray animals. Cost is $15 per person. Games at the Center: Bridge 1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Hand & Foot 1 p.m. Tuesday Mahjongg 1 p.m. Thursday Mexican Train 1 p.m. Thursday. Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Learn to play Mahjohgg with Katie Reid, board president Monday, January 23 and 30; Wednesday and Thursday, January 25 and February 2; Thursday, January 26. Class is limited to four or eight students and you must be able to attend all five classes. All supplies will be provided. Cost is $12.50 for members, $25 non-members. Bridge Lessons with Bruce and Christl Smith. Stop by the center or call for dates and times. Class is limited to eight students and you must be able to attend all four classes. Mexican Train Lessons with Katie Reid Wednesday and Thursday, January 18 and 19, 1 to 4 p.m. This is an exciting Domino game for four to 12 players. Cost is $5 for members, $10 non-members. Class limited to eight students. Leisure Lunchers and Thrift and Consignment Connoisseurs Tuesday, January 24 at 11:30 a.m., Vencenzos Pastaria, 16520 S. Tamiami Trail. AARP Safe Driving Classes Thursdays, January 19 and 26, 1 to 4 p.m. Participants must attend both sessions. The 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 reservations. The cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members. Wheat Free/Gluten Free Products, hosted by Baileys (no charge) Tuesday, January 17, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Limit of six participants are at each one-hour small group session. Sign up at the center. Baileys offers over 1,000 wheatfree/gluten-free products. Join Rachel Lammers for samples and a list of items Baileys carries. Product representatives will be on hand. Florida Travels Ringling Museum Tour in Sarasota, Wednesday, January 25. Cost is $79 for members, $89 nonmembers. Includes: Round trip transportation from Fort Myers, admission to Ringling complex including the world famous art museum, Ca dZan (Ringlings home), the circus museum, Mable Ringlings rose garden, and lunch at the Banyan Caf. Carpool from the center at 8:15 a.m. for bus pickup in Fort Myers at 9 a.m. in front of Publix (across from Tanger Outlets). Coping With Life, 9th Annual Series January 13, 1:30 p.m. Marcy Albright presents Learning American Sign Language Basics for Mature Adults. Session includes learning signs for everyday conversation, greetings, household items, food and drink, care of self, medical signs and other signs of a specific nature. January 13, 3:30 p.m. Marcy Albright presents American Sign Language for All Ages. Session is geared to signing for all ages. January 20, 1:30 p.m. Damaris Peters Pike as Hildegard of Bingen: A Feather on the Breath of God. Cost is $5 donation for members and $10 for nonmembers. Flu Shots January 27 at 12:30 p.m. CVS Pharmacy will send their pharmacist to the center to give flu shots. Make a lasting tribute to yourself, a friend or family member. A beautiful memorial and honorary brick pathway joins the Center 4 Life patio to the front walkway. Luc Centurys etched bricks can be purchased for $100 each. Call the center for further details on all programs, 472-5743. TowerGallery A fine art cooperative gallery featuring 22 local artists 751 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel239-472-4557www.towergallery.net from 6 to 9 pmC C ome meet Jan Ellen Atkielski and o o ther fine artists at Tower Gallery! January Guest ArtistJan Ellen AtkielskiJanuary Guest ArtistJan Ellen Atkielski ***** *** Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


9 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Shellabration Challenge For The Largest Group Sanibel Stoop Shellabration 2012, to be held from February 17 to March 4, not only shellabrates the 75th anniversary of the Sanibel Shell Fair & Show, but also the islands shelling obsession. The festivities kick off with a mass Sanibel Stoop event on Bowmans Beach on Friday, February 17 at 10 a.m. Designed to break a Guinness Book World Record in the Largest Treasure Hunt category of 250 people. Islanders and visitors are invited to join in and sign their names to be sent to the Guinness Book of World Records to prove the island has broken the record. The Sanibel Bicycle Club will lead a ride to Bowmans Beach for those interested in participating in the Sanibel Stoop. Departure will be from Sanibel City Park, next to The Community House. Theres a name for it here on Sanibel Island, that shell-bent thing. They call it the Sanibel Stoop. So intertwined have the island and its shells become, that Sanibels identity is totally invested in seashells known as one of the top shelling destinations in the world. Beginning in the early 1900s, the procession of shellers up and down the islands beaches sparked a friendly competition between guests at two early local hotels Casa Ybel and The Matthews. Hallie Granny Matthews hosted the Shell Show & Fair in her hotel lobby starting in the late 1920s. By 1931, the event moved to the Sanibel Community Associations (SCA) Community House. Because its the 75th anniversary, we wanted to do something special, said Marge Meek, SCA president. It shows everyone this is a shell island. The week-long Shellabration promises shell-mania. For more details, visit www.Shellabration2012. com, call 472-2155 or stop by The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. Shellabration pocket watch by Bill Jordan Shell-inspired artwork by Goz Gosselin Sterling silver sealife pendant by Congress Jewelers Shell floor lamp by She Sells Sea Shells Tween Waters Inn on Captiva has donated a oneweek vacation for two Come for the beaches.... Come for the beaches.... Discover the Shopping Discover the Shopping Managed by Association Management Commercial Leasing Property Watch239-395-9111 ShopOnSanibel.com ShopOnSanibel.com Adventures In Paradise C. Turtles Cheeburger Cheeburger Dolce Tesoro Needful ings Pandoras Box Pandoras Box Two Royal Shell Real Estate Royal Shell Vacations Sanibel Resort Wear Sanibel Sole Shiny Objects Synergy e Cedar Chest Fine Jewlery e Leather Connection e Sanibel Caf Wilford & Lee Home Dcor Tahitian Gardens 1975-2019 periwinkle waySomething for Everyone TheVillage ShopsV S 2340 periwinkle wayShop & Be Pampered Kym Nader Interiors Home Dcor On e Edge a unique boutique Sanibel Tropical Wines Tribeca Hair & Nail Salon Watson MacRae Gallery Why Knot Why Knot Relax William E. Wilson Fine Jewlery Design 630 Tarpon Bay RoadPets Welcome Amys Something Special Island Paws jb designs Over Easy Caf Sanibel Art & Frame Sanibellas Sanibel Holiday Suncatchers Dream Town CenterC 2496 Palm ridge roadYum to OM Subway Island Pizza Sanibel Yoga


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201210 Vocal Artistry Benefit Concert On SanibelVocal Artistry will present Let Music Fill the Air, its first full concert of the year at the Sanibel United Church of Christ on Saturday, January 28, at 7 p.m. They will perform an eclectic repertoire including South African freedom songs, spirituals, contemporary gospel, and exquisite choral music from Morten Lauridsen, Rene Clausen, and selections from Karl Jenkins ethereal Requiem. The concert is free to the public. A free-will offering will be collected in part to benefit The Salvation Army. Musical highlights include: Let Music Fill the Air Gwyneth Walker Sure on This Shining Night Morten Lauridsen The Prayer Rene Clausen (text by Mother Teresa) Didnt My Lord Deliver Daniel Stacey V. Gibbs. Vocal Artistry Joseph Caulkins, artistic director Island Bible StudyDid you know that the Bible says a lot about whats going to happen before Christ comes again? And we are seeing some of these things happen in todays news! To learn more, join the Island Bible Study on Monday evenings from 7 to 8:45 p.m. January 9 through February 27 at Sanibel Community Church. Joel Rosenberg will be one of the lecturers this year. He has written many books on the subject including Epicenter, The Last Jihad, The Twelfth Iman and The Tehran Initiative. Participants will need a Bible and be willing to do some study each week. There will be discussion groups. If interested call Dave and Jinny Kelby at 472-2432 or Al and Carol Larson at 4726534. LOGOS Winter WonderlandPicture a snow covered Winter Wonderland right here in the heart of the island. Thats what the LOGOS kids will experience at Sanibel Community Church on Wednesday, January 18 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. It will be a night to experience the unexpected, open to kids ages 3 years through fifth grade. For more information, call 472-2684. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way. Lighthouse CafWORLDS BEST BREAKFAST AND LUNCH Call Ahead Seating Carryout Available 362 Periwinkle Way 239-472-0303 (East End of Sanibel) Now Serving Dinner December Thru April Now Serving Dinner December Thru AprilBreakfast & Lunch All Day Dinner 5pm 9pm Eggs, Omelettes & Frittatas Hot Cakes French Toast Eggs Benedict Fresh Squeezed Juices Daily Fresh Fish (when available):Grouper, Ahi Tuna, Salmon, Yellow Tail Snapper and Triple Tail Served Potato-Onion Parm Crusted, Coconut Crusted, Blue Crab Crusted, Sweet Potato Crusted and More! Burgers, Ribs, Chicken, Steak & Pasta Home Made Soups, Beer & Wine List ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut fries shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut res shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut fries shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs Shakes 1528 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL 472-8686OPEN 11 AM 9 PMChar-grilled Natural Casing Hot Dogs Fresh Cut Fries Juicy Hand Patted Burgers Thick MilkshakesPIZZA IS HERE!The original one & only established in 1998 Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com


11 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Bat Yam Temple Of The Islands Will Welcome New MembersThe Membership Committee of Bat Yam Temple of the Islands will be having a potluck dinner before Shabbat services on Friday, January 20 starting at 6:30 p.m. The committee will welcome prospective members at this dinner. The cost of the dinner is $20 per person. Further information is available by contacting presbatyam@gmail.com. Reservations are necessary as they will set up for only those who have them. Membership Committee of Bat Yam Temple of the Islands Tahitian Gardens 1975-2019 periwinkle wayShopOnSanibel.com Something for Everyone Something for Everyone Sanibel 1975 Periwinkle Way 239-472-6111Check Out Our Great Menu Full Menu All Day Every Day Breakfast & Lunch Kids MenuIsland Style Home Cookin' in Our Open Air KitchenMaking Memories Since 1984 Family Owned & Operated Enjoy Dining At Our Handmade Shadowbox Fossil Seashell TablesNo reservations 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.472-5323 Call for take out or stay outdoor seating 472-4300


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201212 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., 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: 1740 Periwinkle Way, 472-2684 Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor Barb Nave, Associate Pastor Tom Walsh, Youth Pastor Sunday Worship Hours: 7:45 a.m. Traditional with Communion 9 a.m. Contemporary with Praise Team 11 a.m. Traditional with Chancel Choir 10:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages Childcare and Nursery at all services. SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST: 2050 Periwinkle Way 472-0497 The Rev. Dr. John H. Danner, Sr. Pastor. The Rev. Deborah Kunkel, Associate Pastor Sunday worship services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel, 9 and 11 a.m. Full Services, with Sunday School and LinC at 9 a.m., and Nursery Care at 9 and 11. 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, 472-2173 Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector www.saintmichaels-sanibel.org Worship Services: Saturdays at 5 p.m. Sundays at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School (PreK-6thgr.) at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. 1st Wednesdays of the month Pot Luck Supper at 6:30 p.m. 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. 2012 Island Bible StudySanibel Community Church 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island8 Week Study of Our Lords ReturnMonday Evenings ~ 7:00 8:45 p.m. Beginning Monday, January 9 February 27Joel C. Rosenberg Guest Speaker on January 30thR.S.V.P. to reserve a spot!Dave and Jinny Kelby 239-472-2432 Al and Carol Larson 239-472-6534 Are you listening to the news and seeing what is happening in our world? Do you wonder if these are signs of the Lords Return? We believe that they are. This study will begin with a discussion group and have a Lecture at the end. It requires advanced weekly preparation. This is an exciting up to date and timely study that will make a positive difference in our life! Please join us for fun, fellowship, and meaningful growth! Out of the Darkness. D F o S a F Dr. Daniel Shayesteh Former Radical Muslim, Captain In The Army of Hezbollah to speak at: S anibel Communit y Church S 7:45 a.m., 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Seminar with Q & A 4:00 6:00 p.m. This Sunday, January 15! Public is Welcome! 1740 Periwinkle Way 239-472-2684 www.sanibelchurch.com CONSTANCE DIANA SIMMONS MUIRHEADConstance Diana Simmons Muirhead, 78, of Sanibel, died on December 28, 2011 at Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers. She was born on February 18, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York, a child of Salvatore W. and Catherine (Stallone) Reina. Connie earned her bachelors degree at the University of California-Irvine and her masters degree in Education at Pepperdine University. She was an elementary school teacher for 20 years. She will forever remain in our hearts as a loving wife, mother and grandmother, as she rests with Jesus and our loved ones. She was the wife for 56 years of the late Thomas Simmons. She is survived by her husband, William Muirhead, her three children, Catherine Kenney, Thomas Simmons, Mary Simmons and her three grandchildren, Rebecca OSullivan, Matthew Falk and Michael Simmons. She is also survived by her stepsons, William T. Muirhead and Gregory B. (Laura O.) Muirhead and their children, Ryan A. and Sarah O. Muirhead. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, January 20 at 11 a.m. in St. Isabel Catholic Church, 3559 SanibelCaptiva Road on Sanibel. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to the donors favorite charity. Friends may sign the guestbook at www.horizonfunerals. com. OBITUARY Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


13 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Local Events Planned For Slavery, Human Trafficking Prevention MonthTheresa Flores is a survivor of human trafficking. While living in her affluent home in Michigan during the 1980s, she was drugged and raped by an older classmate who then coerced her into the sex trade by threatening to show photos to her parents, principal, friends and priest. The abuse continued over 18 months until her family moved away. Today, Flores is a licensed social worker who works with victims of sex trafficking and domestic violence and speaks around the country about the ever increasing threat to young American girls who are now the group most targeted by traffickers in the United States. Her story has been featured in her book, The Slave Across The Street, on MSNBC human trafficking specials and many other TV and radio shows and she has presented at national and international conferences. Nola Theiss of Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships of Sanibel said about Theresa, I was privileged to copresent with Theresa at a conference in Alabama last year so when the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva wanted to sponsor events to build awareness of the crime, especially as it affects our own children, she immediately came to mind. Theresa will be speaking on Sanibel and in Fort Myers next week. The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva, Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships (HTAP), Edison State College and a number of student groups have worked together to organize a number of events. On Thurday, January 19 at Edison State College, Building U in Room 102, Flores will tell her story and talk about her work as a social worker and advocate for domestic minor sex trafficking victims. Local anti-human trafficking organizations will display information about Southwest Florida activities to prevent, prosecute and protect victims and build awareness at 6 p.m. and Ms. Flores will speak at 7 p.m. There is no admission charge although contributions to organize future events are accepted. On Sanibel, Flores will also be speaking at the Women Studies class at BIG Arts at 10 a.m. in Shein Hall. Guests are invited for a $5 admission charge. There will be an opportunity to ask questions. In addition, Theiss will present information about local efforts. The Eileen Fisher Store on Sanibel is hosting a benefit on January 18. Ten percent of all proceeds go to HTAP. A presentation by HTAP will be made at 4 pm. Refreshments will be served. The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva will also host Flores at two Zonta events on January 17 and 18. If you would like to attend these Zonta events and for further information about all events, contact Nola Theiss at 395-2635 or e-mail info@humantraffickingawareness.org. 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) Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-4www.sanibelartandframe.com 239-395-1350 Where are you?Amateur musicians who play jazz for fun, not as a job, are invited to join small group at East end of Island.Call 395-3765 Island Winds CoiffuresHair Salon for Women & Men 695 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel Promenade 472-2591 H "Let us Pamper You!" P Wb P Wb "Josephine" "Josephine" tnfr tnfr Facial Facial Threading Threading ... ...(tr rf fb) NEW CUSTOMERS ALWAYS WELCOME!Featuring Manicures Pedicures Cuts Color Perms Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201214 Honduras Charity To End Poverty Comes To SanibelEl Hogar, home to 250 abandoned, orphaned and hopelessly poor children in Honduras, is a charitable organization that rescues children from a life of hunger and desperation on the streets of Honduras. El Hogar enables these children to break the cycle of poverty and unemployment by providing them with a home, a nurturing environment, education and marketable skills. On January 20 and 21, the Board of Directors of El Hogar will be holding its annual meeting at Saint Michael and All Angels Church on Sanibel. The board coordinates international fundraising efforts and provides financial oversight and program development for the facilities in Honduras. Financial support is provided by North American churches, service organizations and individuals including many from the Fort Myers area. While here, several members of the board will be preaching at local churches. Honduras is the second poorest country in the Americas. With an illiteracy rate of 25 percent, an unemployment rate hovering at 30 percent and an average annual income under $1,000, it is difficult for Hondurans to even imagine a better life, much less create one. Many children literally live on the streets. In the face of desperate poverty, these children who should be in school are often abandoned by their families. If they have a home, it is usually little more than a cardboard and tin shack with no running water or sanitary facilities. Their families are unable to feed, clothe, or educate them. Begging and stealing become the means to survive. Teenage gangs offer a sense of belonging. This is childhood for many in Honduras. This is the face of poverty. El Hogar, whose full name is El Hogar de Amor y Esperanza (The Home of Love and Hope), was founded to break this cycle and offer a ray of hope for the future of Honduras. Beginning 32 years ago with five boys found living in cardboard boxes, El Hogars programs have grown to provide for 250 boys and girls at three facilities in and around Tegucigalpa. Over 70 dedicated staff members work closely with students to give them not only a good education, but also a sense of pride in themselves and caring for others. The public is invited to attend the following church services where members of the El Hogar Board will preach: Rev. Matthew Engelby, executive director of El Hogar Projects in Honduras, will give the sermon at St. Michael and All Angels Church, 2304 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel, on Saturday, January 21 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, January 22 at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services. Liz Kinchen, executive director of El Hogars U.S. office, will preach at St. Hilarys Episcopal Church, 5011 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers, at the 5 p.m. service on Saturday, January 21 and at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services on Sunday, January 22. To learn more about El Hogar, visit www.elhogar.org or contact Liz Kinchen at lkinchen@elhogar.org. Education is the key at El Hogar Volunteers and children playing together Boys love playing futbol in Honduras SANIBEL ISLAND ANTIQUE AND JEWELRY SHOW A true Southwest Florida tradition for decades!Weekend Admission $6Kids Under 16 FREE with Adult $1 OFF Admission With this Ad Sanibel Island Community Center, 2173 Periwinkle Way239-368-2505oakleypromotions.comCrystal & Glass Repair Done on SiteThe Sanibel Antique and Jewelry Show offers exhibitors from all over the country, with the highest quality antiques, jewelry and collectibles.JANUARY 14TH and 15TH Sat, 10AM 5PM Sun, 11AM 4PM G R I L LR A W B A RSEAFOOD IF OUR SEAFOOD WERE ANY FRESHER, WE WOULD BE SERVING IT UNDER WATERTHE LAZY FLAMINGOBeautiful Downtown Santiva 6520-C Pine Avenue472-5353 LAZY FLAMINGO 316501 Stringfellow Road Bokeelia283-5959 LAZY FLAMINGO 2Beautiful Downtown Sanibel 1036 Periwinkle Way472-6939 LAZY FLAMINGO 412951 McGregor Boulevard Fort Myers476-9000Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


Natural Beads & Pendants!( rough Jan. 31st on select items) Semi-Precious & Czech Glass Strands! VINTAJ Brass Gunmetal Beads & Findings Miyuki Seed Beads & Delicas Pewter Letter Beads ...AND MORE!1101 Perwinkle Way (across from Dairy Queen) (239) 395-1180 www.thesanibelbeadshop.com Former Captain Of Hezbollah To Speak At Sanibel Community ChurchDr. Daniel Shayesteh will be preaching at all three morning worship services as well as conducting a seminar on Sunday evening, January 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at the Sanibel Community Church. Dr. Shayesteh is well versed in the Koran and will give insights into Islam. He will share his powerful story of coming to faith in Jesus Christ and making the journey out of Islam into Christianity. Morning service times are 7:45, 9 and 11 a.m. Sanibel Community Church is located at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerrys Market). The public is welcome to attend. For more information, visit www. sanibelchurch.com or call 472-2684. Daniel Shayesteh Invasion Of The Kaplan ClanMany friends from the various aspects of their lives past and present recently helped Dr. Al and Mickie Kaplan celebrate what they called an Invasion of the Kaplan Clan. Their children and grandchildren, totaling 20 in all, descended on Sanibel just for a get together, but surprised Mickie with a video presentation of This Is Your Life Mickie as an early special birthday celebration in the Phillips Gallery of BIG ARTS, complete with a birthday cake and all. Al and Mickie have been very active in the Sanibel community, constantly giving of themselves to the many organizations and individuals who need their help. Congratulations Mickie! And Al, too, of course. The Kaplan Clan recently got together at BIG ARTS on Sanibel15 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 From page 5Greatest GenerationKelleher describes the harrowing attack by Japanese fighter bombers that blew up two American ships simultaneously and the sight of bodies floating in the surrounding sea. He also describes a major assault landing at Leyte Gulf in the Philippines and of being bombarded by kamikaze pilots. Kelleher, 87, a retired banker, has lived on Sanibel with his wife Phyllis since 1988. He hopes others of what Tom Brokaw calls the greatest generation will also relate their stories of combat.


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201216 Schmelz, Horton To Give January Lunch Hour TalksThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum continues its monthly Friday Lunch Hour at the Museum series this season (including two January presentations). The programs run from noon 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. Dr. Gary Schmelz has led several Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum excursions abroad, and he will allow his audience to experience the Wonders of the South Pacific Coral Reefs in crystal clear, colorful detail on Friday, January 13. As an added bonus, popular local cartoonist Dave Horton will discuss his craft on January 20. His latest cartoon book, Welcome To Florida, was released in December. Copies will be available for purchase and personal signatures. Shell Museum board member Anne Joffe has traveled the world to collect shells, and she will highlight her recent shelling adventure to Guaymas, Mexico on February 10. For additional information, contact Shell Museum public programs specialist Diane Thomas at dothomas@shellmuseum.org or call 395-2233. Dr. Gary Schmelz will share the Wonders of the South Pacific Coral Reefs at the Shell Museum on January 13 Daniel Woods, Anna Small and Gaea Woods of Los Angeles, New York and Florida, respectively, found a junonia, lions paw and alphabet cones at West Gulf beach while staying at a private residence on Sanibel. Shells Found Daniel Woods, Anna Small and Gaea Woods Colagrande To Speak To SanibelCaptiva Shell ClubThe Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club will hold its next monthly meeting on Sunday, January 15 at the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum at 2 p.m. The museum is located at 3075 Sanibel Captiva Road. After a short business meeting, guest speaker John Colagrande will make a pr esentation on cephalopods, a group of mollusks which include the largest and most intelligent of all the invertebrates. Aside from the chambered nautilus, they hold little interest for many shell collectors for the obvious reason that most are shell less... or are they? The average person only relates to them when they are breaded and fried or sauteed in marinara sauce and served over linguini. Well, cephalopods are not just calamari! Colagrande retired from teaching secondary school science in New Jersey in 2001 after 35 years. During his tenure there, he taught biology, geology astronomy and oceanography. In 2000, he and Larry Felder, a former student and noted paleoartist, wrote a book entitled In The Presence of Dinosaurs, published by Time-Life. An avid shell and fossil collector, Colagrande has donated fossil specimens continued on page 20 Make your reservations today! 1231 Middle Gulf Drive472-4646 Dinner for 2 for $29.95 with a glass of house wine eachChoose any entree from our SUNSET DINNER MENUChoice of: soup or salad comes with potato, veggie, hot baked bread and fresh herb olive oil Available only from 5:00-6:30 pm daily!(Does not include tax or gratuity. Not valid on Holidays) Waverunners-Parasailing-Yamaha Scooters-Bicycles-Beach Chairs & Umbrellas-Sailboats Skimboards-SUPs-Golf Carts-Banana Boat Rides-Scoot Coupes-Cayo Costa WR Tours No-See-Um Repellent-Sunglasses-Freestyle & Momentum Watches-YOLO Gear-GoPro HD Sector 9-Arbor-Kahuna-Dregs-Gravity & Krown Longboards-Kahuna Big Stick-Beach Accessories-Indo Boards-Slackline-Kids Cl othing-Waboba-Zap Skimboards-Cool Hats YOLO Watersports, Inc. btnfrrbrbt rf r!f" rf r#$"!f" Michael Moore, 10, from Ireland found an alphabet cone shell on West Gulf beach on January 5. Shell Found Michael Moore


17 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 OUR PATIENTS CANT PAY THEIR BILLS BUT YOU CAN HELP INSURE THE ANIMALS AT CROW CROW Join CROW for a Smooth Jazz Cruise Party Smooth Jazz Cruise Party February 12, 2012 5pm For more information, visit www.crowclinic.org or phone 472-3644 ext. 227 for helping insure the care and feeding of our patientsGo to www.crowclinic.orgClick on Help Insure a CROW Patient Choose your favorite patient Make your pledge with a credit card Receive a certi cate with a photo of your chosen animal by reply e-mailFor more information, phone 472-3644 ext. 231Please thank our Case of the Week ad sponsor for supporting CROW:thanks CROW Case Of The Week: Baby Rabbitby Patricia MolloyIt has already been a busy and exciting year for the staff at CROW. On January 1, they welcomed Heather Barron, DVM as clinic director. Dr. Heather brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the wildlife clinic. She has devoted her life and career to rehabilitating injured wildlife so that they can be released, whenever possible, back into their natural environment. Dr. Heather was most recently department head of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and a professor of Exotic Animal Medicine at St. Matthews University, School of Veterinary Medicine in Grand Cayman. Additionally, she is one of less than 200 boarded specialists in avian medicine and is the immediate pastpresident of the Association of Avian Veterinarians. Fortunately for CROW, Dr. Heather needed little time to acclimate to her new home. She was performing examinations and operations within hours of her arrival. On January 6, a baby Eastern cottontail was brought to CROW even though he exhibited no signs of injury. The three to four week old bunny was found alone and assumed to have been orphaned. No other history was available. It was quickly determined that the Eastern cottontail was perfectly healthy. Baby animals are frequently brought into CROW by well-meaning citizens after discovering what they believe to be an abandoned nest. In the case of wild rabbits, a mother rabbit spends most of the day away from her nest to avoid drawing the attention of predators. If a nest looks undisturbed and the mother is nowhere in sight, that is her plan. As skilled as the wildlife rehabilitators at CROW are, nothing can replace moms tender loving care. As Dr. Heather cautioned, If you happen upon an abandoned bunny, leave it alone. If you have already moved the rabbit, place it right back where you found it. Mom will come back once or twice a day to check on her babies. If you do find an injured wild animal, immediately contact CROW or one of the nine domestic veterinarian clinics it has partnered with in Lee County. CROW volunteers make daily pick-up excursions. While monetary donations are invaluable, it is the volunteers that have made CROW successful for more than four decades. They collectively donate thousands of hours each year performing necessary tasks that allow the doctors and medical interns (who often work more than 12 hours per day) to care for the thousands of sick, injured and orphaned patients that have been treated at CROW. If you are interested in grazing tortoises, feeding baby raccoons and exotic birds, go to their website or contact the volunteer coordinator for details. CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.) is a non-profit wildlife hospital providing veterinary care for native and migratory wildlife from the Gulf Coast of Florida. The hospital accepts patients seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mail donations to P.O. Box 150, Sanibel, FL 33957, call 472-3644 or visit www.crowclinic.org. Dr. Heather using a special stethoscope made for tiny patients like this baby Eastern cottontail. Dr. Heather Barron Upon examination, it was determined that the three to four week old bunny was perfectly healthy.


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201218 Awesome Winter Redfish Actionby Capt. Matt MitchellChecking back through my fishing logs of years past, I cannot remember ever catching so many quality size redfish during the month of January as I caught last week. In previous years most of our winter redfish have been on the small side even though they can often be in huge numbers when located. Although there are plenty of these rat reds around this year too, there seem to be many more quality fish in the mix too. Anywhere from the passes to deeper mangrove shorelines, the redfish bite was wide open all week long. Even the coldest temperatures of this winter so far could not slow the bite down. One of the many wide open redfish bites this week came, as expected, as the last big cold front went through. Not expecting much action two days after the front with morning low temperatures in the high 30s, I returned to the same places I had caught fish during the front passing and crossed my fingers. I was at least hoping sheepshead and trout would be feeding in the cold, stirred-up water. Unbelievably to me, the redfish were still thick and feeding hard. A few up in the seven-pound range were the big ones of that trip with even a few snook in the mix too. With conditions that cold, I had had very low expectations for this trip but came out smelling like a rose. Fishing later in the week as temperatures struggled to recover, I boated a limit of redfish for my clients at the first stop of the trip, so I decided to head up to Redfish Pass to see if I could get them on some sheepshead action along the wall. Same deal here: everyone was hooked up with redfish. In the pack of a dozen or so boats, just about someone on every boat was hooked up. Captiva Pass was the same way. This huge amount of redfish we are currently experiencing is an awesome thing with 30-plus redfish being the normal catch all week long. If this keeps going its going to be a great winter on the water. Personally, I am not very tolerant of the cold. It always gives me a chuckle though when clients from the north show up in shorts to go fishing on frigid winter days, even though I have suggested they bring warm clothes. It seems once our northern visitors see the sun and hear a forecast of 70 degrees, they put on beach apparel. They say that this Florida cold is nothing like Wisconsin/ Minnesota cold. They often laugh at me when Im wearing enough clothing to be out on the Bering Sea. But only until we get under way. It generally takes but a few minutes for them to feel the chill and start to wrap up. Once out on an open boat and running 30 mph in mid-50 to 60-degree temperatures, it feels cold no matter where you are from. Once stopped in a sheltered spot, you might get away with wearing shorts, but with the water temperature in the low 60s the air temperature is going to be close to that and you can add in a wind chill factor. Some days are just bitterly cold out on the water this time of year. If youre taking a charter, take my advice: its better to bring too many clothes than not enough. Capt. Matt Mitchell has been fishing local waters since he moved to Sanibel in 1980. He now lives in St. James City and works as a back country fishing guide. If you have comments or questions email captmattmitchell@aol.com Send Us Your Fish TalesThe Island Sun would like to hear from anglers about their catches. Send us details including tackle, bait and weather conditions, date of catch, species and weight, and include photographs with identification. Drop them at the Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, or email to islandsuncity@aol.com; or call Anne Mitchell at 395-1213. Mr. Martin, visiting from England, with one of many redfish he caught while fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell one day this week Birding Class At Ding DarlingA birding class sponsored by the Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society, called How To Bird The Refuge, will be held on Wednesday, January 18 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Dr. Harold Johnstone will conduct a one-hour session in Auditorium B at the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center, which will be followed by a tour of the refuge to put your new knowledge to work. The San-Cap Audubons goal is to help beginning and intermediate birders learn tips to increase their bird-watching enjoyment. Participants are asked to bring their own binoculars for this class, which is limited to 30 participants. Call 395-3804 to sign up. ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. 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19 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 239.472.2328 www.sanibelthriller.comReservations are required Also Available for Private Charters Departing from Sanibel Marina 634 N. Yachtsman Dr. Sanibel Island S Db S Db Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Taste of the Islands Peoples Choice Award Winner Seven Continuous Years Winner Seven Continuous Years Lunch & Dinner Lunch & Dinner 472-8138 472-8138 SANIBEL MARINA 634 N. Yachtsman Drive www.sanibelmarina.com 634 N. Yachtsman Drive www.sanibelmarina.com Sanibel and Captiva Islands Most Exciting Boat Tour Circumnavigating Sanibel & Captiva Islands with Dolphins SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES SANIBEL THRILLER CRUISES Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Gramma Dots Audubon Presentation At The Community HouseThe Sanibel-Captiva Audubon program entitled Rising Waters, Flooded Nests: Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Salt Marsh Nesting Birds, will be presented by ornithologist Steven Reinert on Thursday, January 19 starting at 7:30 p.m. at The Community House. Reinert will focus his presentation on his studies of salt marsh birds including red-winged blackbirds in southeastern New England providing photographic documentation of the dramatic impacts of monthly tidal flooding events on nesting success. That will set the stage for a discussion of the potential negative impacts of a rising sea level on estuary nesting birds in an already high-risk tidal environment and what, if anything, can be done. In addition, Steve will expand his observations to encompass the loss of foraging and the impact of sea level rise on mangrove plant and wildlife communities so common in Florida. Reinert has studied birds in Massachusetts and Rhode Island for over 30 years and authored several scientific papers, monographs and book chapters on the regions avifauna. His specialty areas are coastal and estuarine bird ecology and land bird migration. Having received his bachelor of science degree in Zoology from the University of Rhode Island 1968 and his Masters in Wildlife Biology at URI in 1978, he has worked as an ornithologist for the University of Rhode Island and the Lloyd Center for Environmental Protection. In addition, he has served on the boards of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Barrington Land Conservation Trust. Also, in 1996, Steve discovered shelf after shelf of three ring binders with data on migratory land birds gathered since 1967 at the Block Island Bird Banding Station. In total there were 80,000 records which Steve has compiled into a computerized data bank. This is the third of eight SanibelCaptiva Audubon lectures to be held in 2012 on Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. As always, all are welcome to attend. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and parking is available at The Community House as well as across Periwinkle Way in the Strauss Theater parking area. A $5 donation is appreciated, with proceeds being used to promote conservation on Sanibel and in Florida. For additional information, call Elaine Jacobson at 395-1878 or visit the San-Cap Audubon website at www.san-capaudubon.org. Steven Reinert with an oriole Nest filled with eggs Steve Reinert


Since 1976Lunch 11:30 AM til 3:00 PM Dinner 5:00 PM til 9:30 PM Open 7 Days 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... Power Squadron Offering ClassesTwo public courses for your boating education, sponsored by Captiva Sail & Island Yacht Club and the Sanibel/Captiva Sail & Power Squadron (SCSPS), will be taught at Captiva Island Yacht Club on Saturday, January 28. A class on Anchoring will be conducted by Captain Dick Squitieri, who has served as a Flotilla Commander for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and as Education Officer of the SCSPS. Squitieri has 40 years of boating experience in vessels from 14 to 50 feet. He has boated on the ocean, the Great Lakes, inland waters and rivers. Boaters often dont realize the importance of correct anchoring. Not too long ago, a scuba divers vessels anchor was not properly set and did not hold. The vessel drifted away, leading to a searchand-rescue mission. The two divers were eventually rescued. Recently, four young healthy men went fishing. They apparently did not handle their anchor properly and the boat capsized. The result was three deaths and a severe case of hypothermia. Subjects covered in the class, which will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., include the selection of the right anchor, anchor rope and chain and amount of rope to obtain a firm hold, and how to tell if your anchor is holding. The second class is on Trailering Your Boat, taught from 11 a.m. to noon, which requires an adequate vehicle and a proper trailer that is well maintained. Driving down the highway, have you ever followed a trailered boat that swings from side-to-side? Have you ever seen a boat in a field where it landed after departing from the trailer while towed? Bill Jennings is the certified instructor for the class. He knows boats, having owned over 19 vessels and has over 1,200 published articles on boats. He is a former vice president of the Canadian Boating Federation and a certified marine surveyor. He has competed in boat racing and has won a world championship. Trailering Your Boat includes selection of the right tow vehicle, hitch and trailer. Explained is how to safely and securely trailer, launch and retrieve your boat. Register for either class, or both, online at www.usps.org/cgi-bin-nat/eddept/ cfind.cgi For questions on Anchoring, call Dick Squitieri at 395-9039. For questions on Trailering Your Boat, call Bill Jennings at 898-2219. Capt. Dick Squitieri holding a Danforth anchor Photograph of a trailering disasterISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201220 From page 16Cologrande To Speakto Yale University and the state museums in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Trenton, New Jersey. He and his wife, Sandy, moved to Islandwalk at The West Villages, near Venice, Florida in 2008 where he maintains a modest collection of fossils, meteorites, minerals and, of course, shells. There is no charge to attend the meeting and the general public is welcome. For additional details, call Jeff Oths at 218-0170. 75th Annual SANIBEL SANIBEL SHELL FAIR SHELL FAIR & SHOW & SHOWMarch 1st ,2nd and 3rd


21 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Under The Sea Celebration At Island InnConsidering the history and ties between The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum and the Island Inn, it is only fitting the two are teaming together for this years Under The Sea luau (sponsored by the Sanibel-Captiva Trust Company) to benefit the shell museum. The Polynesian-themed event will be held on the Island Inns beach on Sunday, January 29 from 4 to 9 p.m. (Shuttle service will be available from Baileys General Store). In 1990, brothers Francis, John and Sam Bailey donated eight acres of land to be used for a new shell museum on Sanibel. The museum was named BaileyMatthews in honor of the brothers parents, Frank Bailey and Annie Meade Matthews Bailey. The Island Inn was originally owned by Annies parents, Will and Hallie Granny Matthews, who moved to Sanibel in 1895 and opened The Matthews around the turn of the century. Will and Hallie lived in Matthews Cottage, which still exists today as the Island Inns most historic building. After Wills death in 1927, Hallie and her daughter, Charlotta, continued to run The Matthews. The hotel, which was renamed the Island Inn in 1937, remained in the Matthews family until 1957, when it was sold to a group of guests known as the Island Inn Corp. Not only is the shell museum named in part after the Island Inns original owners, but the hotel showed its appreciation for shells by hosting Sanibels first several shell fairs. Today, the shell museum has grown into an acclaimed tourist stop for mollusk lovers around the world, and the Island Inn welcomes guests who love to comb for the abundant shells scattered on the propertys beachfront. The Under The Sea luau will be a festive gala held on the beach under the stars, with live music, Polynesian dancers and fire-eaters, an island dinner catered by Traditions and Baileys General Store, and plenty of auction and raffle prizes, including artwork from Sanibel artist Myra Roberts. The menu items include Polynesianstyle fish, chicken, shrimp or a roasted whole Kalua pig; side dishes; and a dessert list full of tempting selections. Tickets are $125 per person and you can make your reservations on the Events page at www.shellmuseum.org. If you would like to be an event sponsor or contribute auction/raffle prizes, contact Evelyn Stewart at 472-8443 or Aippsm@ aol.com. San-Cap Audubons Bailey Tract Bird WalkThe next Sanibel-Captiva Audubon bird walk will be held on Saturday, January 14 at the Bailey Tract. Participants should meet at the Bailey Tract parking lot on Tarpon Bay Road at 8 a.m. These bird walks are open to the public and all levels of birding experience. The Bailey Tract is an ideal place for families with children because of its short trails and flat terrain. A $2 donation for the Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society would be appreciated. Call Hugh Verry at 395-3798 for additional details. Audubon Offers How To Bird The RefugeDr. Harold Johnstone will conduct a one-hour session on How To Bird The Refuge on W ednesday, January 18 at 9:30 a.m. in Auditorium B at the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. Dr. Johnstones lecture will be followed by a tour of the refuge to put your new knowledge to work. The Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Societys goal is to help beginning and intermediate birders to learn tips to increase their bird-watching enjoyment. Participants should bring their own binoculars. There is a limit of 30 participants, so call 395-3804 as soon as possible to sign up. The historic Island Inn will host The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums Under The Sea benefit on January 29 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 agesSanibels Most Award Winning Restaurant Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Snacks In-between Live Music! Outdoor Seating Live MusicAlways Fresh ...Always Fun! SOUTHERN LIVING MAGAZINES TOP 5 BREAKFAST IN FLORIDA


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201222 On Wednesday, January 18 at 10 a.m., Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation will offer programs about two newcomer species to the islands. A coyote and a Florida black bear were documented on the island for the first time last winter. Attend the SCCF program to learn about the behaviors of these two species and how to live with them. The program is free to children and SCCF members, $5 for adults. Coyotes have now moved into every county in Florida. Both human and bear populations are growing in Florida. Eighty percent of a bears diet comes from insects and fruits. Call 472-2329 for information. Coyote And Bear Tales At SCCF Coyotes at the American Legion curve on Sanibel-Captiva Road Florida black bear Bobcat Tales Offered At SCCFMany island bobcat kits are born during bthe month of January. Come to SCCF and learn more about these shy felines that live so peacefully amongst us. The next Bobcat Tales program begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 19 at the SCCF Nature Center, 3333 San-Cap Road on Sanibel. Cost is $5 per adult, with SCCF members and children admitted free. Following the program, take a walk on the trails to the Sanibel River or visit the butterfly house. Call 472-2329 for information. Baby and mother bobcat Birders and other nature lovers now have a new way to get close up with the ospreys. Oceans Reach Condominium Resort on Sanibel has installed a video camera over its on-site osprey nest. People who click on the Oceans Reach web site, www.oceansreach.com, will be able to view up close and personal the osprey pair that is making that nest their home for the fourth year. If the cycle goes as in previous years, the birds will begin sitting on the nest shortly and their chicks will hatch in mid-February. Nationally recognized osprey expert Mark Bird Westall provided technical advice on when to install the camera to least disturb the birds, and location and height of camera above the nest. I started monitoring ospreys on Sanibel in 1979, he said. Since then weve built artificial platforms around the island and these sites produce twice as many chicks as natural ones. The osprey camera at Oceans Reach will provide live streaming video 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Viewers will see the whats in an osprey nest, plus live action of the pair on the nest, and, come February, see them nurturing their chicks. The nest can also be viewed on the web site of the J. N. Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, www.fws.gov/dingdarling/. With its gulf front location and fresh water pond at the back, Oceans Reach offers two contrasting habitats. Osprey Video Cam


23 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Ospreyfest! To Benefit CROWsubmitted by Claudia BurnsLocal ospreys will soon be sitting on eggs, so the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) is celebrating the beginning of breeding season with Ospreyfest! on Sunday, January 15. Ospreyfest! is sponsored by the Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, with Baileys General Store as wine sponsor, and will take place at Traditions on the Beach in Sanibels historic Island Inn on West Gulf Drive at 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 15. Prior to a three-course dinner, a silent auction will offer a number of osprey-related items, including a carving of an osprey feather by Jim Sprankle on a slide donated by Congress Jewelers, a Luc Century vase with osprey and chicks deeply etched in half-inch thick crystal glass and assorted artwork depicting ospreys, plus a $500 gift certificate from Lilys & Co. Jewelry Gallery. The event features CROWs popular Story of Ospreys, presented by Mark Bird Westall, founder of The International Osprey Foundation (TIOF), Claudia Burns, longtime CROW/TIOF volunteer, and Dave Horton, well-known Island cartoonist and illustrator of Look Whos Flying, an educational coloring book about ospreys. During dinner, a Jim Sprankle original carving of an osprey head, on a slide donated by Congress Jewelers, will be offered to the highest bidder. An oil painting of a young osprey, which Darryl Pottorf created especially for CROW, will be auctioned after dinner. This stunning artwork is valued at $22,000 and is currently on display at Bank of the Islands, along with other Ospreyfest! auction items. Following the auction, Burns will present The Story of Ospreys, punctuated with lifelike osprey calls performed by Bird Westall. All proceeds from the event go towards the care and feeding of wildlife patients at CROW. Sponsorships are still available for $500 (Fledgling) and $1,000 (Fish Hawk). The Fledgling sponsorship admits two to the event; Fish Hawk includes tickets for four. Admission to Ospreyfest! is $75 per person and limited to 175. For more information and to reserve your place, contact Debbie Friedlund, co-chair of the event, at 4726667 or SanibelFL@hotmail.com. Luc Centurys crystal vase with osprey and chicks can be viewed at Bank of the Islands Jim Sprankle carved an osprey head as a live auction item for Ospreyfest. It is displayed at Bank of the Islands on a slide donated by Congress Jewelers Darryl Pottorfs stunning depiction of a young osprey, valued at $22,000, is the main auction item at Ospreyfest! and is on display at Bank of the Islands


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201224 Plant SmartSnowberryby Gerri ReavesSnowberrys (Chiococca alba) fruit lends a wintery touch to the South Florida landscape. Those clusters of berries that resemble little snowballs are a boon for migrating and native birds looking for a meal on a chilly day. The common name derives not only from the shiny white color of the fruit, but from the fleshy interior that glistens like snow in the sunlight. Also called milkberry, this relative of the gardenia grows to 10 feet or more. A native of hardwood hammocks, it has a multi-trunked sprawling structure and can even creep along the ground. The oval evergreen leaves of two to four inches long contrast prettily with the bright white berries. The five-petaled tubular flowers bloom year round, but mostly in summer. The panicles of six to eight fragrant flowers turn from white to creamy yellow with age. The fruit appears chiefly in late summer to winter. Snowberry has value beyond the ornamental. The fruit is a food source for the white-crowned pigeon and other wildlife, and the flowers a nectar source for Julia and other butterflies. Snowberry prefers full sun and welldrained soil, but can be planted in partial shade. A tendency to scramble and climb made it useful as a buffer or trellis plant. Pruning is likely to be the only maintenance required for this highly droughttolerant and pest-resistant native. Propagate it with seeds. Sources: Native Florida Plants by Robert G. Haehle and Joan Brookwell, The Shrubs & Woody Vines of Florida by Gil Nelson, edis.ifas.ufl.edu, sfrc.ufl. edu, and regionalconservation.org. Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, low-maintenance Southwest Florida landscape. Native snowberry is low-maintenance, wildlife-friendly ornamental shrub photos by Gerri Reaves Amid the dense foliage is a plentiful supply of bright, white snowberries BEST KEPT BEST KEPT SECRET ON THE SECRET ON THE ISLANDS! ISLANDS! BRING THE WHOLE BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY! FAMILY! 2330 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel 239-395-2300 239-395-2300www.HungryHeron.com FRIDAY LOBSTER FEASTWhole Maine LobsterLimited Availability ALL-YOU-CAN-EATSPECIALSMONDAY NIGHT PRIME RIB includes baked potato and grilled vegetablesFISH FRY EVERY DAY Noon til closeincludes French fries and corn on the cobISLAND SHRIMP Noon til closeMix n match coconut fried or grilled includes French fries and corn on the cob$1695 $1995 $1795 All special offers good with ad, one per customer, coupons not good in conjunction with any other offer or c oupon, tax and gratuity added before discounts, expires 01-20-12. KIDS EAT FREEWith the purchase of one $15.95 and up entree Kids (10 and under) receive one free kids meal. Not valid with any other promotion or discount, Must present ad. 10% OFF FOODLunch or Dinner Every Day BEER BATTERED FISH N CHIPS BASKET$9.95 Every DayIncludes French fries and coleslawOPEN 7 DAYS! Palm Ridge RoadPeriwinkle WayW EHungry Heron Across from CVS 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 WITH THE PURCHASE OF TWO FARES. NO OTHER OFFERS APPLY COUPON MAY BE USED FOR UP TO 4 PEOPLE EXP. 12/15 2012 $5 OFF Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201226 Shell Museum Meetings For VolunteersThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum will host two informational meetings: one for prospective volunteers and the other for current and returning volunteers. The meeting for prospective volunteers will be held on Friday, January 20 from 9 to 10 a.m. After some light refreshments, those in attendance will learn about volunteer opportunities and be given a museum tour. Museum director Dr. Jos Leal and public programs specialist Diane Thomas will welcome current and returning volunteers for light refreshments and a meeting about museum updates on Monday, January 23 from 9 to 10 a.m. Dr. Leal will discuss the new cowries exhibit. Prospective volunteers are welcome to attend both meetings. There are volunteer opportunities for all ages in several areas, including clerical assistance, curating shell collections, working with youth programs and assisting visitors in the Great Hall. If you have an interest in learning more about becoming a Shell Museum volunteer, attend the meeting or call Diane Thomas at 395-2233 for additional information. Volunteer Tom Risher works on the Shell Museums scientific shell collection Volunteer docent Pat Williams hands out information to shell museum visitors An Evening At The Shell MuseumGuests will have the opportunity to visit the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum after hours from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17 and participate in an informal evening of shell education, door prizes, food and refreshments. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. All proceeds raised will help fund the museums educational programs. Visit the museums events page at www. shellmuseum.org to register. Shell museum volunteers Hal Pilcher and Tom Risher have fun at an event hosted by the shell museum last year 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 lounge1/2 Price DrinksCall & Well Liquor, Draft Beer Selections, Select House Wine 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 The The NFL Ticket NFL Ticket SPECIALS SPECIALS BEER & WINE BEER & WINE 28 BEERS ON TAP! 28 BEERS ON TAP!Check us out Check us out on facebook on facebook Reservations Required for All Cruises All Cruises(239)472-5300Cruises depart from beautiful Captiva Islandwww.captivacruises.com Call for departure time THE BEST WAY TO SEE THE BEST WAY TO SEE THE ISLANDS IS FROM THE WATER THE ISLANDS IS FROM THE WATER 10 a.m. Island Cruise to Useppa Or Cabbage Key Adventure Sailing Cruises 4:00 p.m. Dolphin Watch Cruise Beach & Shelling Cruise Sunset Serenade Cruise with Island Musicians


27 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 There are only so many sh in the sea HOW CAN YOU BE SEAFOOD SAVVY? W hile it may seem that there are p lenty o f sh in the sea, the reality is that our oceans are being over shed! The choices we make today will determine the f ate o f tomorrows sea f ood. The goal o f Sea f ood Savvy is to help ensure that we have s ea f ood f or the f uture by educating consumers, che f s, re s tau r a n t a n d m a r ket o wn e r s about O ceanf riendl y sea f ood E at locall y available sustainable sea f ood like: Support local restaurants and sh markets that se rv e o r se ll susta in ab l e seafood As k your server or counter person w h ic h items are sustaina bl e c h oices V isit Sea f ood Savv y at SeafoodSavvy.org a n d see t h e initiatives t h at are b eing ta k en to p rotect our oceans and f uture sea f ood Download and use the S ea f ood Watch m o b i l e app b y Monterey Bay Aquarium, a Sea f ood Savvy p artner, which can help you buy sustainable sh when you are s h opping or d ining out. ( A pp is avai l a ble in the iTunes A pp Store and Android Market ) Your choices matter. The choices we make, one meal at a time, add up. Together, we can make a difference. S ea f ood Savv y is an i nitiative of START a Florida nonp ro t o rganization d e d icate d t o preserv i ng ou r c oastal waters Stone Crab Pompano Gulf Shrimp Mullet Spanish Mackeral Barramundi Bay Scallops Mahi Mahi (Pole Caught)Talapia (US Farmed)Yellow-Tailed Snapper (US Caught)Catsh (US Farmed)Alaskan Salmon Cobia (US Farmed)Oregon Shrimp Dungeness Crab Maine Lobster Oysters Juried Exhibit To Open At BIG ARTSBIG ARTS opens its juried Multiples exhibit Thursday, January 19 in Phillips Gallery, 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel. All pieces incorporate multiples of objects, subjects or images in a variety of media. The juror for this exhibit is Lynn Loscutoff, a Naples author, artist and teacher. Loscutoff will give a Jurors Talk on Tuesday, January 17 at 2:30 p.m. A reception and awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, January 21 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. All work is for sale. BIG ARTS members receive a 10 percent discount on all exhibit purchases. BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery is open Monday through Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Multiples exhibit is supported by Visual Arts Patron Season Sponsor June Rosner and Russ Bilgore. For additional information about this exhibit, BIG ARTS events and membership, or to sign up for workshops, stop by BIG ARTS, call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS. org or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Out of the Jar VI Loose Change by Janet Mach Dutton Out of the Jar III Olives by Janet Mach Dutton To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201228 Ocean Conservancys CEO To Speak At BIG ARTSSanibel Sea School and BIG ARTS will host An Evening with Vikki Spruill on Wednesday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. Spruill is the president and CEO of Ocean Conservancy, a non-profit organization that educates and empowers citizens to take action on behalf of the ocean. This event provides an opportunity for the community to learn more about issues specific to Sanibel Island. Drawing from Ocean Conservancys more thantwo decades of work in the gulf region and her own connection to the beaches of Florida, Spruill will address fisheries and restoration in the Gulf of Mexico, ocean acidification, trash in our ocean, and how seashells can inform and inspire us to understand and promote healthy oceans. Spruill and the Ocean Conservancy team encourage us to look beneath the surface to see where the health of the planet really begins: the oceans. From the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico to the halls of Congress, she leads the organizations efforts to restore the health and resiliency of the ocean through advocating sustainable solutions based on sound science. Throughout her career, Spruill has helped make ocean issues accessible and engaging to the general public. Prior to taking the helm at Ocean Conservancy, she founded SeaWeb, a non-profit organization that advances ocean issues through strategic communications and social marketing. For 11 years, she led the organization in passing regulations to prevent overfishing and shift market demand toward environmentallyfriendly seafood. Her work at SeaWeb was built on a 15-year career in public relations, including five years as a senior vice president at Ruder Finn, one of the largest independently held public relations firms in the world. Spruill serves on a number of national advisory boards including The Ad Council, SkyTruth and Tides, and is a frequent speaker on solutions for ocean conservation. She graduated cum laude from Loyola University in New Orleans with a bachelors degree in communications and received a masters degree in communications from the University of West Florida. Admission is $20 for adults and free for students and children 17 and under. To purchase tickets, call the Marks Box Office at 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Vikki Spruill Turtle TracksThe Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation is sponsoring Turtle Tracks at the Nature Center at 9 a.m. on Thursdays. This interpretive program delves into the life cycle of the sea turtles that nest on the beaches. 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. $3.99CrystalDrinking Water24 pack Open the hours you want 6am-10pm everyday Open the hours you want 6am-10pm everyday Friendly Faces, Helpful Friendly Faces, Helpful Personalized Service Personalized Service (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 Feature Feature of the Week of the Week Mexican Mexican Panini Panini $ $ 5. 5. 99 99 Grape & Grape & Cherry Cherry Tomatoes Tomatoes 99 99 lb lb Onions Onions Certified Black Certified Black Angus Sirloin Angus Sirloin $ $ 6. 6. 89 89 lb lb Save $2.00 Save $2.00 Blue Bell Blue Bell 1/2 Gallon 1/2 Gallon 2 For $9 2 For $9 New at Jerrys New at Jerrys Steam Your Shrimp Steam Your Shrimp To Perfection To Perfection While You Shop While You Shop Experience Taste! Experience Taste! Ad Effective Jan. 12 18 Ad Effective Jan. 12 18 2 For $5 2 For $5 pints pints


29 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Casting Call On January 22 For BIG ARTS Herb Strauss TheaterLocal talent to come out for an open casting call for roles for its upcoming Community Theater play reading series. Last year, five members of BIG ARTS Live Theater Committee selected plays written by local playwrights to be presented as readings in March and April at Herb Strauss Theater, 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Sunday, January 22, BIG ARTS will host auditions for the play readings. The auditions will be cold readings at Schein Performance Hall, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. Sign-in will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., and auditions will be held until 4 p.m. Participants must sign-in by 2:30 p.m. The plays were created by Sanibel playwrights Claudia Burns, Wally Kain and Marcia Rudin. The scripts selected to be read are: Never Too Late by Claudia Burns, to be read Sunday, March 11; Carmin Garmen and Lady Godiva of Flamingo Landing, by Marci Rudin, and Homecoming for Sergeant Porter, by Wally Kain, to be read Sunday, April 1. All readings begin at 7:30 p.m. Carmen Garmin takes place in an automobile in the present time. Roles: Robert Bernstein, male, late 30s; Carmen Garmin. female, 20s. Lady Godiva of Flamingo Landing takes place in an Amtrak auto-train en route to Florida in the present time. Roles: Carl Smith, male, mid 60s, from the Midwest; Mary Ellen Smith, female, Carls wife, mid 60s; Jake Gwertzman, male, late 60s, from Long Island; Elaine Gwertzman, female, Jakes wife, late 60s; Beth Steinman, female, late 70s, from California; Larry Cohen, male, late 70s, Beths partner. Homecoming for Sergeant Porter takes place in a basement play room in the present time. Roles: Jody Gooding, female, mid 30s, Iraq war widow; Bruce Porter, male, mid 30s, returning wounded veteran from Iraq. Never Too Late takes place in a villa in Fort Myers, present time. Roles: Ellie, female, retired CPA; Ted, male, retired, Ellies brother; Fran, female, retired, Ellies neighbor; Jimmy, male, retired, Teds best friend. Another play reading, Scenes from Shakespeare, will be performed by Robert Runck and Annette Trossbach, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 29, at Herb Strauss Theater. The two actors will perform scenes from Macbeth, the Oberon-Titania scenes from A Midsummer Nights Dream, and the Lady Anne seduction scene from Richard III. In addition, they will perform the Ages of Man from As You Like It, Clarences Dream from Richard III, a prologue from A Midsummer Nights Dream and an epilogue from The Tempest. These scenes and selections, which were written by Shakespeare, and adapted by Runck, will be performed as readings. Tickets are general $12, age 17 and under, $5. Ladies Tea, Story Time To Benefit Dancing With The Islands StarsOn Tuesday, January17, all women are encouraged to bring their favorite tea cup and connect with guest speakers Muriel Goss, Susan Pickens, Jody Brown, Deb Gleason and more. Learn a little additional information about historic Sanibel. This specialty tea is hosted by Dancing with the Islands Stars Nichole McHale and is scheduled at The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel, from noon to 2 p.m. Admission is $25 for this intimate tea and luncheon with tea-type food items and hot tea, iced tea, lemonade and water promises to be a wonderful time. Call Nichole at 565-6663 for more information and reservations. Special thanks to Baileys General Store for donating the food and Jerrys Market for donating drinks. Stop in and show your support for your favorite dancer and for this historical heart of the islands. If you would like to make a donation and are unable to attend, visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net. The Art Of The Steal At BIG ARTSThe movie The Art Of The Steal, BIG ARTS selection for Monday, January 16 at 7 p.m., is a fascinating story about a great art collection and the museum that houses the collection. Directed by Don Argott, the movie allows us to meet the primary figures who will eventually decide the fate of the collection. In 1922, Dr. Albert C. Barnes formed a remarkable educational institution around a priceless collection of art, located just five miles outside of Philadelphia. Now more than 50 years after Barnes death, a powerful group of moneyed interests have gone to court for control of the art, and intend to bring it to a new museum in Philadelphia. Standing in their way is a group of Barnes former students and his will, which contains strict instructions stating the foundation should always be an educational institution, and that the paintings may never be removed. 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ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201230 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Steal The Show The critically-acclaimed musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels takes the stage in January at BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater, located at 2200 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Tickets are $42 for adults and $20 for children. Single event tickets as well as series and subscription tickets are available for purchase online through the BIG ARTS website (www.BIGARTS.org). Season series tickets are $108 for three shows. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels runs Friday, January 13 through Saturday, February 11, Monday through Saturday. There will be an opening night reception at 7 p.m. on January 13. All shows begin at 8 p.m. Based on the popular 1988 film starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is the Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning musical that took Broadway by storm in 2005. The story centers on two con men living on the French Riviera. The first is the suave and sophisticated Lawrence Jameson, who makes his lavish living by talking rich ladies out of their money. The other, a small-time crook named Freddy Benson, more humbly swindles women by waking their compassion with fabricated stories about his grandmothers failing health. Jameson and Benson unsuccessfully attempt to work together only to find out that the town simply isnt big enough for the both of them. They agree on a settlement: the first one to extract $50,000 from a young female target, heiress Christine Colgate, wins and the other must leave town. A hilarious battle of cons ensues that will keep you laughing, humming and guessing until the end. Julinda Lewis of The Richmond Times-Dispatch wrote of a recent production of Scoundrels, I laughed so hard and so often during this musical comedy that my face hurt. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is supported by Herb Strauss Theater Season Sponsor The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company and Show Sponsors The Cedar Chest Fine Jewelry and John Grey Painting. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Herb Strauss Theater Box Office at 2200 Periwinkle Way, call 4726962 or 395-0900, or log on to www. BIGARTS.org. Taylor 2 Dances Its Way From New York City To BIG ARTSBIG ARTS presents the Taylor 2 Dance Company on Saturday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Schein Performance Hall. Established in 1993, the sixmember Taylor 2 company is known for bringing to life legendary choreographer Paul Taylors signature dances. Americas greatest living choreographer, Taylor believes in the power of contemporary dance, its immediacy, its potency, its universality. Few artists of our time have had the profound impact in their art form that Taylor has had on dance for more than six decades. Hallmarks of his style include everyday gestures, and collaboration with visual artists such as Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. Time Magazine says, Paul Taylor is the reigning master of modern dance. The Taylor 2 Dance Company was specially created for smaller community audiences like BIG ARTS. In selecting repertoire for Taylor 2, Taylor chooses dances that span the broad spectrum of his ever-growing collection of dances, which are known for athleticism, humor, and range of emotions. Many of his pieces have been re-worked from the original version to enable Taylor 2 to perform them on tour. Of the dance company, Gia Kourlas wrote in The New York Times Taylor 2 is a kind of a miracle ... All of the dancers are considerable talents [who] unite fearlessness with skill. Taylor 2 will present three separate dance productions as part of their performance. Aureole, the first production, features music by composer G.F. Handel. It was first performed in 1962 and has been dubbed Taylors white ballet, with its dancers wearing all white. The second production, Images, is set to music by Claude Debussy and its third, Piazzolla Caldera, features music by Astor Piazzolla and Jerzy Peterburshsky, and is commissioned by the American Dance Festival with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Tickets are $42 for general admission seating, $47 for loge seating and $15 for children. Tickets are now available for purchase online at www.BIGARTS.org. Taylor 2 Dance Company performance is supported by Grand Patron Sponsor The Ferguson Foundation, Sponsor Baileys General Store and Supporter Hazel and David Barber. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event information, including links to artists sites. Tickets may also be purchased at the BIG ARTS Marks Box Office, located at 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel, or by calling 395-0900. 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31 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 The Color Of Color Exhibition The Color of Color, an exhibit with artworks by Pam Brodersen and Dorothy Wallace, will be on display in BIG ARTS Founders Gallery from January 19 through February 27. An artists reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 21. Brodersen specializes in digital imagery and her work has appeared in national ad campaigns, billboards and magazines for clients including Kelloggs, Hallmark and Kodak. She has won numerous local and national awards recognizing the artistic contributions and accomplishments of her decades-long career. Wallace is a contemporary mosaic artist and photographer who has been active in the Sanibel art community for more than 20 years. Her concrete and glass work, Invasive Species, was recently selected for next months Society of American Mosaic Artists annual Mosaic Arts International Juried Exhibition at the Lexington Center Museum and Gallery in Lexington, Kentucky. Wallace is currently a vice president and partner at Zebis, an island information technology and audio/visual support company. When asked to name our show, we knew immediately that color needed to be in the title, said Brodersen and Wallace, speaking recently about the exhibit. Color is a primary ingredient in our compositions, whether they are two-dimensional or threedimensional. Both of us are guided by how the colors of our compositions interact with and play off each other, and this is ultimately defined by how a viewer sees and reacts to it. Founders Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Color of Color exhibit supported by Founders Gallery Grand Patron Series Sponsor Deborah and John La Gorce. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event and performance information, including links to performers sites. To purchase tickets, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel, or call the BIG ARTS Marks Box Office at 395-0900. Rejuvenation, concrete, driftwood, glass, beads sculpture by Dorothy Wallace Exotic Elegance, digital imagery by Pam Brodersen Great Steaks and Contemporary Comfort Food ClassicsLunch 7 Days a Week Dinner Monday Saturday, Sunday Breakfast Sandwiches Available Every Morning Monday Traditional Turkey Dinner Monday Traditional Turkey Dinner Tuesday 1/2 Price Bottled Wine* Tuesday 1/2 Price Bottled Wine* Wednesday German Dinner Specials Wednesday German Dinner Specials Sunday Brunch Buffet Liver & Onions Dinner Sunday Brunch Buffet Liver & Onions Dinner EARLY BIRD 4:30 5:30 P.M. EARLY BIRD 4:30 5:30 P.M. 1/2 Price Appetizer or Dessert with Entree* 1/2 Price Appetizer or Dessert with Entree**See restaurant for details SUNDAY SUNDAY BRUNCH BRUNCH 9-2 9-2$25 adults $12 kidsOmelet and Carving Stations Complimentary Brunch Cocktail 18 BEERS ON TAP 18 BEERS ON TAP HAPPY HOUR HAPPY HOUR4 6 Every Day kd d kd d Catering Available Executive Chef Sean Boller1100 Par View Drive Sanibel 472-4394


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201232 Wujcik Exhibition Opening At Bob Rauschenberg GalleryAs guest curator, Barbara Anderson Hills intent for the Theo Wujcik: A Ten Year Retrospective (2001-2011) exhibition was to expand on the 30 year Theo Wujcik retrospective (1970-2000) cocurated by James Rosenquist and Margaret Miller, which premiered at Floridas Gulf Coast Museum of Art. Wujcik is masterful at combining appropriated images and patterns from our contemporary culture into a confluence of fragmented, complex works filled with symbolism, metaphor, humor and irony, said Hill. Wujcik is led by his passionate curiosity to examine seemingly unrelated subject matter, ranging from interior dcor to global warming to hero worship. Wujciks mental archive of loose associations converges with his technical precision to produce riffs of brilliantly painted canvases. Using visual clues, portraits are obscured by pixels or chain link fencing. Sensuous lines of a desk leg morph into dripping paint. Looming large are animated mythical heroes. In a significant departure from his paintings, Wujcik, in 2011 began his Jade series of intimate works. Remnants from Asian and American culture carved jade and wood, t-shirts and bottle caps are incorporated into a discarded Japanese wood screen he found in a dumpster. Wujcik lives in his studio in the heart of Tampas historic Ybor City, where his urban life and studio work are seamlessly interwoven. Retired from teaching since 2003, Wujcik paints fulltime, continuing his lifelong investigation of popular culture, associating its idiosyncrasies and disconnects in remarkable and visually poetic ways. In talking about his recent work, Wujcik noted, The dominant motif focuses on a cross cultural, visual dialogue with prominent Chinese artists, which is ongoing. Noteworthy, due to the dramatic shift from painting, are the works in the Jade series which tie into my present American/Asian interests on another level. The jade and teak wood carvings and the bottle caps are all found objects, which Ive combined in an east meets west marriage of like circumstances. With a considerable inventory of these objects still in hand, exploring the inherent potential of these materials will continue in expansive ways. Wujcik is a professor emeritus of University of South Florida, where he taught from 1972 to 2003. Wujciks works have been included in exhibitions and in the permanent collections of Americas premier art institutions such as New Yorks Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Detroit Institute of Arts and Yale University Art Gallery. Wujcik is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, University of South Florida Research and Creative Scholarship Grant, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Individual Artist Fellowship, Edwin Austin Abbey Memorial Fund for Mural Painting and a Fellowship Award from the National Academy of Design. Wujcik was a master lithographic printer for Tamarind and Gemini G.E.L. print studios, both in Los Angeles and the Detroit Lithography Workshop, and a shop manager for the University of South Floridas Graphicstudio. He has worked with internationally renowned artists such as Robert Morris, James Rosenquist, Ed Ruscha, Richard Anuszkiewicz and Nicholas Krushenick. Barbara Anderson Hill is a fine art consultant with more than 30 years of professional expertise as a curator, collection manager, writer and advisor for Floridas art institutions. Robert Rauschenberg Gallery hours are Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed Sundays and holidays. For more information, visit www.rauschenberggallery.com. Theo Wujciks Mythical Hero, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 115 x 90 collection, Stanton Storer, Tampa Theo Wujciks Cross Cultural, 2009, acrylic on canvas, 92 x 75 Shell Point Retirement Community is located in Fort Myers, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway.The Shell Point Speaker Series brings top-notch speakers sure to engage the mind on a wide variety of topics. This years In The Face of Courage presentationswill take place in The Village Church Auditorium.A Story of the Resilience of the Human Spirit JOEL SONNENBERGMonday, January 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.At the age of two, when a tractor trailer smashed into his family car, Joel was burned beyond recognition. He has learned to accept his circumstances and excel beyond all expectations. His story proves that the extraordinary is within everyones grasp if you walk forward with true faith and courage.New lower ticket price: $60 Series/$25 SingleSHELL POINT SPEAKER SERIES JOEL SONNENBERG DAVE SANDERSONSurviving the World Trade Center Collapse RICHARD PICCIOTTOFriday, February 3, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.Firefighter and inspirational speaker Richard Picciotto was a FDNY Battalion Commander in Manhattan on September11, 2001. Trapped in the smoldering rubble of the north tower after its collapse, Richards gripping first-person account provides a firefighters view of the 9/11 World Trade Center catastrophe and emergency response. The Miracle on the Hudson DAVE SANDERSONTuesday, March 6, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.Returning home from a routine business trip on January 15, 2009, Dave Sanderson survived The Miracle on the Hudson. After a bird struck flight 1549, there was no choice for the crew but to ditch the plane in the Hudson River. Sitting on the plane, in what many would consider to be the wrong place at the wrong time, Dave knew he was exactly where he was supposed to be. Thinking only of helping others in the crisis, Dave became the last person off the plane that day, and was responsible for ensuring others got off safely. 2012 Shell Point. All rights reserved. ACT-566-12 RICHARD PICCIOTTOa non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation Visitwww.shellpoint.org/concertsto get tickets or call (239) 454-2067 for information.


33 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Cabaret Artist Joan Curto Performs Hits Of Merman, Martin At BIG ARTSCritically-acclaimed Chicago cabaret artist Joan Curto brings her one-woman show, Sassy, Brassy & Classy: The Songs of Ethel Merman and Mary Martin, to BIG ARTS on Thursday, January 19 at 8 p.m. Curto will take the stage in BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall, located at 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel. Tickets are $47 for loge seats, $42 for general admission and $15 for children. Single event tickets to this concert as well as series and subscription tickets for all BIG ARTS performances are now available for purchase online at www.BIGARTS.org. Described as a seasoned interpreter who makes every note count, Curto breathes new life into classics from the celebrated catalogues of Broadway legends Ethel Merman and Mary Martin in this show that Chicago Tribune jazz critic Howard Reich calls, an uncommonly effective homage. Through Sassy, Brassy & Classy, Curto channels Merman and Martin to capture the energy with which these musical theater pioneers commanded their roles in musicals made famous by composers such as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and Rodgers and Hammerstein. Merman is credited with catapulting show tunes Theres No Business Like Show Business and I Got Rhythm to fame; Martin made her mark originating roles in South Pacific and The Sound of Music, and won a Tony Award for her performance in Peter Pan. Curto has performed at many of the countrys most prestigious music venues, including New York Citys Jazz at Lincoln Center and Dannys Skylight Room. Curto has also been dubbed a cabaret icon by NBC Chicago. Joan Curto concert supported by Benefactor Sponsor John M. and Mary Jo Boler. Visit www.BIGARTS.org for more event information, including links to artists websites. Tickets are also available at the BIG ARTS Marks Box Office, at 900 Dunlop Road, or by phone at 395-0900. Curto won a Tony Award for her performance in Peter Pan Cabaret singer Joan Curto 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 Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine Full Restaurant, Bar, and Lounge Andrea with Father Al & the Jazz Congregation Paul Ventura, Mr. Swing Jazz Night Every Wednesday Chef Special Osso Buco Milanese Live Entertainment Nightly with Joe McCormick & Friends Joe and Marvilla Joe and Barbara


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201234 Crowd Pleasing Show Staged At Broadway Palmby Di SaggauMe and My Girl is a popular British stage musical, first performed in 1937 in London. Since that time, there have been numerous revivals of this happy show. I saw one on Broadway many years ago, starring the remarkable Tommy Tune. I thoroughly enjoyed it then and am happy to report that I can say the same about the new production at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. Set in late 1930s England, it tells the tale of a snobby family (the Harefords) who find out that the long lost heir to their estates family fortune is Bill Snibson, a Cockney, happy-go-lucky kind of bloke from Lambeth. But there is a catch. In order to inherit the fortune, he must convince the snooty, aristocratic executors that he can become a proper gentleman. He must also give up his sweetheart Sally Smith, something Bill is determined not to do. Vince Wingerter plays Bill with a disarming grin, footloose and fancy-free, whether hes melting like the Wicked Witch of the West, or prowling around in a bear rug. He wins over the audience with his vigorous comic performance, pleasant voice and excellent comic timing. Hes a wisecracking, practical jokester, whose idea of a good time is pickpocketing the watch of Sir John Tremayne. The role requires a series of classic vaudevillian slapstick routines and pratfalls, all of which he handles with tremendous energy. Wingerter is supported in style by a plucky Jennifer Weingarten as his girlfriend, Sally, who although it breaks her heart tries to talk Billy out of loving her. The Pygmalion story abounds, with the exuberant Bill learning the strange and mysterious ways of the upper classes. A family friend sends Sally off to a speech professor to learn how to become a lords lady. Its quite a transformation. Weingarten has a strong voice that is crystal clear in two solo songs, Once You Lose Your Heart and Take It On The Chin. The Hareford clan is a group of insufferable aristocrats who want to cling to their snobbish ways. Regina Harbour is Maria, Duchess of Dene, with the right spin of pure British royalty noblesse oblige. Elizabeth Flanagan is the stunning man-hunting vamp Lady Jacquie and Paul Glodfelter is Sir John Tremayne, an elegant, henpecked bumbler who loves the duchess in his own way. John Keating is the Honorable Gerald Bolingbroke, Jacquies fiance, an upperclass English twit who is allergic to work. Paul Crane makes a perfect English butler who is never out of character, and Jeff Duncan is the barrister who steals the scene with his hysterical dance in The Family Solicitor. A great comic presentation during Song of Hareford has each of the dancer/singers dressed in hilarious costumes as ancestors of the Earl of Hareford. Of course, the highlight of the show is the wildly contagious Lambeth Walk. It gives a rousing finish to the first act. The show is filled with dance numbers that include tap, even tap on a table top. There is a warm-hearted exuberance emitted from the cast throughout the show. Ann Nieman is both director and choreographer for the show. The many costumes are a treat to the eye, ranging from formal ball gowns to beach and leisure wear and the huge red investiture cloak with a vermin collar, which Wingerter uses in a tour de force of remarkable, pantomime inventiveness. The sets are visually attractive ranging from a bright English countryside and manor house to a dark library that houses wall-to-wall books and pictures of family ancestors. The energetic and fun-filled musical Me and My Girl plays through February 11 at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. Performances are Tuesday through Sunday evenings, with selected matinees. Tickets can be reserved by calling 2784422, online at www.BroadwayPalm. com or by visiting the box office at 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. One of the many musical numbers from Me and My Girl Elizabeth Flanagan and Vince Wingerter perform Jennifer Weingarten and Vince Wingerter Voted BEST OF THE ISLANDS Specials Every DayThe Sanibel Historical Museum and Village presentsIts In The BagA Lovely Afternoon Luncheon, Fashion, Stories & AuctionFebruary 21st Save The Date


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201236 Book Signing Held At LibrarySanibel artist Myra Roberts signed copies of her book January 6 at the Sanibel Public Library. The book signing was sponsored by The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum board vice president Evelyn Stewart of Adventures in Paradise. Roberts shell-themed artwork is on exhibit at the library. Her painting titled Aloha Mermaid will be auctioned off during the shell museums Under the Sea benefit luau January 29. Artist Myra Roberts signs her book for shell museum board member Janet Strickland Thomas A. Edison ProgramJoin us at the Sanibel Public Library on Tuesday, January 24 for an electrifying presentation on Thomas A. Edison by the site historian and volunteer coordinator at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Holly Shaffer. Her illuminating program is titled Working and Recreating with Thomas Edison. This presentation will be held in Meeting Room #4 beginning at 2 p.m.Sanibel Public Library is located at 770 Dunlop Road. Call 472-2483 or visit www. sanlib.org for more information. Thomas A. Edison 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 THE ITALIAN KITCHEN 15% off 15% off Food Total Food TotalDine at the Timbers. Bring in your dinner receipt from Timbers and receive 15% o your food total at Matzaluna.18% gratuity added before discount, cant be used with any other discountPromotion Ends January 31, 2012Seafood Pasta Wood Fired Pizza 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 MusicEmail your editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


37 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Gist Declares U.S. Education System Mediocreby Max FriedersdorfA capacity audience at Schein Hall last Sunday evening for the popular lecture series sponsored by BIG ARTS, heard a sharp critique of the nations educational system by a nationally-renowned teacher and administrator. Deborah A. Gist, Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education in Rhode Island, opened the 10th season of the Forum Lecture Series with a discouraging report on the quality of education in the U.S. where the highest income and most privileged American students rank number 23 in the world for mathematics proficiency. There is no question, statistics are complex and controversial, but we have to be honest with ourselves, we cant just explain it away. At best, we are mediocre, Gist added, despite investing more and having more advantages. Gist, who has won Teacher of the Year awards in Fort Worth and Tampa, and also served as the first state superintendant of education for the District of Columbia, urged a five-point program to improve the quality of education in the United States. Citing the state of Massachusetts as the highest performing state in the field of education, Gist said, We must, we can, we absolutely can improve. We must work smarter and harder; we still have a school calendar based on the 19th century! Gist noted that the average student now spends three to four hours per day watching television. Most of what they are watching is garbage, Gist added, and, by graduation they have spent more time watching television than in the classroom. We need to be challenging our students. I talk to students everyday and they want to be challenged. Often they are bored, or their time is filled up with busy work, Gist commented. Education is the most important issue in the world, Gist asserted. Education affects economy, national security, health, and our general quality of life. Our goal must be the high quality of education that all students deserve. In response to a question during the lively session moderated by Forum chair Dick Wright, Gist said 180 school days is the norm in the U. S., while many advanced countries are in session over 200 days per year. Questioned about computer technology, Gist responded, Technology cannot replace great teachers. A final questioner asked Gist if the schools could be fixed without fixing the culture? Gist concluded, No way we can wait until poverty disappears before we have great schools. Quality of education will lift children out of poverty instead of waiting to end poverty. Dancers To Serve As Celebrity Bartenders On Thursday, January 19, Il Cielo (pronounced eel chee-ello) will be the site for the latest fundraiser for the Dancing With The Islands Stars and The Community House. From 5 to 8 p.m. that evening, dancing stars Raynauld Bently, Nicole McHale, Katie Gardenia, Terry Igo, Phaidra McDermott and Shara Weaver will appear as celebrity bartenders. These dancers have been paired with professional dance instructors from the Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Fort Myers, and have been dancing their hearts out in demanding rehearsals. The Community Houses major fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, January 28, with the dress rehearsal on Friday, January 27. However, leading up to the main event each dancer is raising funds for The Community House. Judged not only on performance by a panel of judges, the dancers ability to get votes through fundraising money for The Community House also determines the final Islands Stars trophy winner. The second trophy, the Peoples Choice winner, will also be awarded by popular vote by the audience. Meaning the sky in Italian, Il Cielo is Sanibels newest dining establishment scheduled to open for dinner in January. Celebrity chef Loretta Paganini, host of Simply Gourmet on the Discovery Channel and proprietor of the International Culinary Arts & Sciences Institute, and Milans Chef Marco Corricelli are the gourmet masterminds behind Il Cielos Italian offerings. Paganini and Corricelli will use fresh, local products for uniquely flavorful dishes. Menu selections will range from lighter fare, soups, salads and antipasti to main selections including pasta, seafood, meat and poultry specialties. Stop in and show your support for your favorite dancers and for this historical heart of the islands The Community House. Call 472-2155 for more information. If you would like to make a donation and are unable to attend, visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net. ZAGAT ZAGAT.COM R ate d b y: Follow us on acebook Yucatan Shrimp! Fish Tacos!


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201238 Financial Ratings Available Online Through LibrarySanibel Public Library cardholders can access Financial Ratings Series Online through the Sanibel Public Librarys website. Go to www.sanlib. org, select Research, select General Reference, select Financial Ratings Series, Weiss. Database access is available inside the library as well as remotely with your Sanibel Public Library card. Financial Ratings Series Online is designed to direct consumers and business professionals toward safe banking and insurance options and strong investments. The financial strength ratings from Weiss provide the accurate, independent information needed to make informed decisions about financial planning. You can learn how to find the safest bank or credit union in your area, avoid the weakest insurance companies, pick the bestperforming stocks and mutual funds and make sure your retirement funds are safe. Financial Ratings Series Online allows you to check the ratings and financial strength for more than 21,000 banks, credit unions and insurance companies. Check out the numerous research databases that are available to Sanibel Public Library cardholders through the librarys website. Subjects include Books and Literature, Genealogy, General Reference, Lifestyles Health, Hobbies & Leisure, Media & Newspapers and more. Follow links to register to vote or get forms from the IRS. Check us out online at www.sanlib. org. Dont have a library card? Stop in to the library, 770 Dunlop Road, and get yours today! Trouper Book Signing At The Island Book NookTrouper, the blind raccoon, will be presenting his teachings and signing books this Saturday, January 14 at The Island Book Nook from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Stop by and meet Trouper and Ms. Dot, pick up a signed copy of the book authored by Kyle Miller and receive a free raccoon hat. The Island Book Nook is located at 2330 Palm Ridge Road, Suite 11 on Sanibel. For more information, call 4726777. 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.. 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... National Geographic Travel Guide Top 10 Best Ice Creams in Gulf Coast America 2011 Taste of the Islands BEST DESSERT 2008 2009 2010 2011 Best of the Islands BEST ICE CREAM 2010 2011 Trip Advisor Recommended 2010 2011 Talk of the Town for Customer SatisfactionOPEN DAILY 9AM-9PM Ask Us About Our Franchise Opportunities 362 Periwinkle Way Sanibel FL (near the lighthouse.) Turn LEFT AT THE CAUSEWAY to Our Little GREEN Shop On the Corner. 239-472-6566 www.pinocchiosicecream.com Ice Creams Gelato Sorbets Sherbets Frozen Yogurt Shakes Malts Smoothies Frozen Coffee Drinks Coffee Latte Cappuccino Espresso Pastry Gourmet Chocolates Gifts Fun Apparel Baby Gear You asked for it! You asked for it! Hes back! Hes back! Hes Green! Hes Green! Gator Stew Gator Stew Ice Cream! Ice Cream! Open 9AM Open 9AM for Continental for Continental Breakfast Breakfast Try Our Try Our Brioche al Gelato Brioche al Gelato Pastry, Coffees Pastry, Coffees Home of the World Famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand Dollar Home of the World Famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand DollarOriginal Italian Ice Cream Read us online at IslandSunNews.com Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com Seafood, Steaks & Pastas Food Atmosphere Service 1/2 10/7/11 GIFT CARD SPECIALBUY $100 & get a 2nd Gift Card for $20 FREE(Limited time o er, so take advantage today)WINE, DINE, RELAX & DANCECome experience Fresh Fine Cuisine in a Casual Cozy atmosphere while listening to our talented SW Florida & Chicago entertainers. Go to our website for monthly schedule.12984 S. Cleveland Ave. Fort Myers 239-433-4449Michael Bratta & Brenda Biddle invite you to experience our newly renovated dining room.LIVE MUSIC NIGHTLYDance Floor HAPPY HOUR 4 pm 6:30 pm 1/2 price drinks and discount appetizers SERVING LUNCHMon-Fri 11 am 4 pm Dinner 7 days 4 pm closeBennigans, Biddles & now Brattas has never tasted so good!!!Go to our website for additional coupons www.brattasristorante.comIf You Liked Biddles on Summerlin, You will LOVE Brattas on 41 EVERY DAY EARLY BIRD4 pm 6 pmServing Lunch & DinnerTwo Dinners for $19.99 JIMMY NIGHTCLUB Sat. 1/14 & Fri. 1/20 PAUL & RENATA Fri. 1/13 & 1/27 & every Tues. JAZZ/DANNY SINOFF every Mon. & Thurs DUSK every Wed. TAYLOR STOKES Sat. 1/21 BONNIE CRAIG every Sun. FIND US 9 A.M. 6 P.M. MON. SAT. 12-5 P.M. SUNDAY1571 PERIWINKLE WAYSANIBEL, FL 33957 239.472.5223www.sanibelbookshop.com Book Signing Event with Don BrunsJanuary 21 from 11am-1pm okSigningEve


39 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 15th Annual Tropical Cooking Extravaganza With Loretta PaganiniThis year, chef Loretta Paganini will host and celebrate her Annual Tropical Cooking Extravaganza at Sanibels newest fine-dining establishment, Il Cielo, located at 1224 Periwinkle Way. The new home will be a comfortable fit for the world-renowned chef, as she was instrumental in the design and development of this exciting restaurant concept. Il Cielo, which means The Sky in Italian, will open its doors on January 16, and will deliver a definitive gourmet experience in an elegant European setting. Chef Loretta has created an authentic Italian restaurant and menu that showcases the areas abundance of fresh, local products. Open for dinner and cocktails, the Il Cielo experience will also include live music. Im thrilled to be part of this exciting new restaurant, said Paganini. Sanibel will soon be home to a beautiful restaurant that reflects my traditional Italian culinary roots and high standards of hospitality, while keeping in mind the islands culture, tastes and lifestyle. Paganini knows the Sanibel culture well, having hosted her Annual Tropical Cooking Extravaganza on the island since 1998, much to the delight of both yearround and seasonal residents. Like many, she has made the annual trip to Sanibel a highlight of her year. I love everything about Sanibel the people, the beautiful island. I spend most mornings walking the beach to see all the incredible seashells that wash ashore, she added before continuing to explain what makes her stays on the island a little bit different. It is a common practice for Clevelanders to escape the sleet and mountains of snow for a nice week of sunshine in Florida I just dont think they all travel with their culinary tool kits. This years classes will be held Monday through Saturday, January 23 to 28. The three-hour classes are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost for the classes is $525 for the six-class series or $95 per class. Those registered for the entire series will receive a complimentary apron. Classes will include Postcards from Rome on Monday, January 23; Italian Surf & Turf on Tuesday, January 24; Elegant and Easy Appetizers on Wednesday, January 25; An Italian Intermezzo on Thursday, January 26; An Italian Spring Fling on Friday, January 27; and A Sparkling Brunch on Saturday, January 28 For reservations, call the Loretta Paganini School of Cooking at 888-748-4063 or 440-729-1110. Ringling College Glass ExhibitionRingling College of Art and Design is pleased to present the third exhibition of exceptional glass from the collection of Richard and Barbara Basch. American Studio Glass: Fifty Years of Extraordinary Achievement is on view in the Richard and Barbara Basch Gallery of the Academic Center through March 24. This exhibition of more than 30 works will focus on some of the major figures in the American Studio Glass movement and their work over the past 50 years. Some of the important artists included in the exhibition are Oben Abright, Martin Blank, Sonja Blomdahl, Jose Chardiet, Dale Chihuly, Keke Cribbs, Dan Dailey, Laura Donefer, Michael Glancy, Baldwin Guggisberg, Richard Jolley, Shayna Lieb, Richard Marquis, Robert Mickelsen, Benjamin Moore, William Morris, Danny Perkins, Stephen Powell, Richard Royal, Paul Stankard, Chris Tarpley, Leah Wingfield and Toots Zynsky. The exhibition will allow the visitor to the gallery to have an intimate experience with these remarkable examples of studio glass assembled by Richard and Barbara Basch. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The gallery will be closed during spring break from March 5 through 11. The exhibition will continue from March 12 to 24. The Richard and Barbara Basch Gallery is located in the Academic Center Building on the campus of the Ringling College of Art and Design, 2363 Bradenton Road in Sarasota. From page 29Art Of The StealManet, Monet and Van Gogh. The total value has been estimated at more than $25 billion, though the collection is sometimes described as priceless. In his will, Barnes stipulated that the collection was to remain in its original locale, far from the Philadelphia elite he despised. However in the years after Barnes death, the collection became the focus of a fascinating fight among an array of interests including familiar names like Julian Bond and Edward Rendell. Although the movie is not without bias, Argott does bring together a wealth of archival and new material, expertly weaving interviews together with still photographs, home movies, televisions reports and newspaper clippings. The running time for the film is 1 hour and 41 minutes. 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ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201240 Walt Whitman On Stage At Theatre Conspiracyby Di SaggauWill Stutts is back on stage at Theatre Conspiracy, this time as famous American poet, Walt Whitman. Stutts has enthralled audiences with his earlier portrayals of Edgar Alan Poe and Frank Lloyd Wright at Theatre Conspiracy. In Walt Whitman: Liberal and Lusty as Nature, he totally captures the character of the famous poet with his long flowing grey hair, beard and mustache. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the father of free verse. Through Stutts narrative and acting we learn about the man, not just the poet. The play begins with Whitman in his older years at his home in Camden, New Jersey. His left arm hangs limp as his side, the result of one of his many strokes. Its early spring 1891 and Whitman is speaking to his unseen biographer, Horace Traubel. He talks about growing up in Long Island, about his strained relationship with his stern father, and his love for his mother. Whitman grew up in Long Island. He recalls teaching 60 children in a one room schoolhouse. On a very hot day, he took the kids to a nearby pond to fish. A disruptive boy was boxed in the ears by Whitman, which got him arrested. The jury deliberated for 10 minutes and then said, We find he didnt hit him hard enough. Whitman was exonerated. His career included journalism, working in field hospitals during the Civil War, with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Justice Department. He finally moved to Camden, New Jersey in 1873, paying $1,700 for his house, which he says was way too much. He remained there until his death on March 26, 1892. Whitman tells Horace about a lecture he was to give in Montana, when an early season blizzard arrived. He assumed the lecture would be cancelled, but as he was luxuriating in his hotel room there was a knock on the door. Three little old ladies had traveled a long way to hear his poetry. He invited them in and they read poetry until midnight. They also drank every drop of his sherry. They made him an honorary member of the Missouri Valley, Montana Auxiliary League. He kept in touch with the ladies over the years and is now the only living member of the auxiliary. He often refers to Washington City, as it was called in his day. His view of politicians seems similar to what were hearing today. He said the fundamentalists came to Washington City and found out its a lot more fun not to be a fundamentalist. The government considered his revolutionary poetic masterpiece Leaves of Grass immoral, which to Whitmans delight resulted in a huge increase in sales. It was former Iowa Senator James Harlan, the new Secretary of the Interior, who fired Whitman on moral grounds after finding an 1860 edition of Leaves of Grass. The book was first released in 1855, revised and re-released in 1860 and again in 1867, and several more times throughout the remainder of Whitmans life. Whitman expounds on the Civil War, the slaughter and the sacrifices that were made. He said there is nothing more Democratic than a military hospital ward, referring to a 14-year-old rebel soldier he befriended and held in his arms when he died. Whitman wrote in the preface to the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it. He believed in the relationship between the poet and society. Dont miss Will Stutts in Walt Whitman: Liberal and Lusty as Nature, playing through January 21 at Theatre Conspiracy, 10091 McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. For tickets or more information, visit www.theatreconspiracy.org or call 936-3239. Will Stutts as Walt Whitman Shell Point Concert Series Presents Cantus, On The Shoulders Of GiantsThe next concert in Shell Point Retirement Communitys Fine and Performing Arts Concert Series will be Cantus, On the Shoulders of Giants. This performance will take place on Tuesday, January 31 at 7:30pm in the Village Church Auditorium on The Island. We are very excited to offer this unique performance of Cantus, On the Shoulders of Giants in the Fine and Performing Arts concert series this year, said Dawn Boren, director of resident life. Our 2011-12 Fine and Performing Arts Concert Series has been receiving rave reviews so far, and we are not even halfway through the season yet! With vocal versatility, artistic excellence, and charismatic personality, Cantus, a nine-voice mens ensemble, will present On the Shoulders of Giants. The title of their program is derived from Sir Isaac Newtons quotation, If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants, an obvious homage to the great thinkers that came before him. To Cantus, that means performing masterworks for mens voices by master composers such as Liszt, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann and more in the first half of the show. The second half will speak of a different type of giants bringing the sounds of larger-than-life personalities and folk heroes such as Frankenstein, Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan and Goliath. Winner of the prestigious Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence from Chorus America, Cantus has been hailed as the premier mens vocal ensemble in the United States. Tickets for the concerts are $35 each and may be purchased online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts. For questions or more information, call 454-2067. 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Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire To Be Held At Lakes Regional Park The Riverdale Kiwanis have set their annual Medieval Faire for the weekends of January 14 and 15 as well as January 21 and 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers. The twoweekend event is expected to draw more than 10,000 attendees. The 2012 Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire will feature jousting, live chess match, live sword fighting, royal court, childrens games and rides, jugglers, magicians, minstrels, period food and medieval themed merchants. Entertainment at the faire will be provided by professional touring medieval faire professionals. Tickets will be available the day of the faire. Adult tickets cost $15 and children tickets (5 to 11 years) cost $5 to attend. Free onsite parking is available. All profits from the Medieval Faire go to the Kiwanis of Riverdale Foundation Fund to support local programs, including Thanksgiving baskets for the needy, Christmas dinners, Buckingham Exception School, Orange River Elementary, Sunshine Elementary, school grants and scholarships. For more information on the Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire, visit www.medievalfaire.com. For group ticket information, call Sandy Wheeler at 369-6881. Two knights competing in performance combat photo courtesy of www.EloquentImaging.com Barely Balanced professional acrobats perform at a past Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire photo courtesy of www.EloquentImaging.com A strolling violin minstrel at the 2011 Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire Children and adults alike enjoy the Seahorse ride at the 2011 Medieval Faire 41 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012Antiques And Jewelry ShowThe Sanibel Island Antiques and Jewelry Show is held three times a year January 14 and 15, February 11 and 12 and March 10 and 11 featuring 25 to 30 of the highest quality antiques, jewelry and collectible exhibitors brought together for your viewing and buying pleasures. Some are from the Southwest Florida area and many are from different parts of the country. The Sanibel Island Antiques and Jewelry Show is held at The Community House, located at 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Hours on Saturday are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show has been a part of the Sanibel charm for more than 30 years. There have been four owners of the show and, at times, they continue to set up booths through out the winter season. The current owners of the show are Amy and Jon Oakley of Oakley Promotions. The Oakleys are second generation to the antiques world and to the Sanibel Island Antiques and Jewelry Show. Amy is a native of Fort Myers Beach. Her parents, Ken and Carol Borton, had Grannys Stuff Antiques Store on Fort Myers Beach in the late 80s and early 90s. Amys dad also specialized in crystal repair. The Bortons love of travel and antiques led them to do antiques shows all over the country, from Maine to California, but always made sure to be home for the Sanibel Island Show. When Amys mom passed away in 2002, she started working with her dad learning the craft and artistry of crystal repair and restoration. In 2007, the Oakleys took over the Crystal Repair business full time after Ken passed away and have done the Sanibel shows for the last five winter seasons as crystal and glass restoration specialists. For the past 25 years, at least one member of the family has participated in this show. This year, the Oakleys will make the transition to show promoters. They also have two antiques shows in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina held in the fall and spring. The Oakleys strive to offer high quality antiques, jewelry and collectibles exhibitors that provide a wide array of quality merchandise. As the Oakleys say, We do 30 antiques shows a year as crystal repair specialist, from the original Miami Beach Antiques Show with over 800 exhibitors to small womans club shows in Raleigh, North Carolina. While we travel for our Crystal Repair business, we always are on the look out for interesting and fun booths to invite to the Sanibel show. For information abouth the Sanibel Island Antiques and Jewelry Show or about crystal and glass repair, go to www. oakleypromotions.com and www.crystalglassrepair.com.


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201242 Book ReviewThe Missing Of The Sommeby Max FriedersdorfPublished previously in England, The Missing Of The Somme, acclaimed as the great Great War book of our time by the London Observer, has been re-published in the United States and is available on the new books shelf at the Sanibel Public Library. The author, Geoff Dyer, a British writer of great sensitivity and talent, has produced an unusual and haunting book of par: t travelogue, part meditation and remembrance of the 1914-1918 war to end all wars. Dyer takes his readers on an unforgettable journey through World War 1 battlefields, military cemeteries, museums and memorials. World War I (known in Europe as the Great War), in human terms decimated a generation of young men. For animals, in England, in Saint Judes Church, Hampstead, there is a memorial to the 375,000 horses killed in the war, Dyer reports. The Somme was a pleasant river in northern France before the war. As the fighting settled into a static trench conflict of attrition, devastating artillery duels, poison gas attacks and suicidal murderous machine gun charges, the peaceful Somme valley and environs became an infamous killing ground. The casualty rate for British soldiers was so high, Dyer explains, It was as if a terrible plague had swept through the male population of the countryexcept there were no bodies, no signs of burial, no cemeteries even. Ten percent of the males under 45 had simply disappeared. On the battlefield at Thiepval, Dyer continues, By this time on July 1, 1916, under a sky as clear and hot as this, 20,000 British soldiers had been killed; another 40,000 were wounded or missing. The Cross of Sacrifice at the edge of the cemetery reads, Dyer writes, That The World May Remember The Common Sacrifice Of Two And A Half Million Dead. Here Have Been Laid Side By Side Soldiers Of France And Of The British Empire In Eternal Comradeship. Dyer walks among the row after row of graves and remarks, The only sound is the humming of bees, light passing through the trees striking the grass. Gradually I become aware that the air is alive with butterflies. The flowers are thick with the white blur of wings, the rust and black camouflage of Red Admirals, silent as ghosts. I remember the names of only a few butterflies, but I know the Greek word `psyche means both `soul and `butterfly. And as I sit and watch, I know also that what I am seeing are souls of the nameless dead who lie here fluttering through the perfect air. The Missing Of The Somme, by Geoff Dyer. Vintage Books. Paperback, 157 pages, 21 photos, $14.95. (Available on the new books shelf at the Sanibel Public Library). Hugo To Play At Island CinemaOn Wednesday, January 18 at 1 p.m., the Island Cinema will show the third of nine Oscar nominated movies in the BIG ARTS Oscar Film Series. After the movie, a discussion will take place at George & Wendys Corner Grill. Tickets are available at the Island Cinema for $7.50 per person. Other movies in the series will be announced prior to the weekly showing. Hugo, directed by Martin Scorsese takes place in 1930s Paris. Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station. He fixes clocks and other gadgets as he has learned to from his father and uncle. The only thing that he has left that connects him to his father is an automation that doesnt work; Hugo has to find the heart shaped key. On his adventures, he meets with a cranky old man who works in the train station and his adventure-seeking god-daughter. Hugo finds that they have a surprising connection to his father. Along the way, the old man starts remembering his past and his significance to the world of film making. Although the Academy Awards nominations have not yet been released, Hugo has received three Golden Globe nominations: Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Score. Islands Prepare For Mary Oliver Poetry Reading submitted by Andrew StansellThe Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education at Florida Gulf Coast University and its island friends are preparing for an exciting new year which will include Mary Olivers visit. The center works towards realizing the dream of a sustainable and peaceful future for Earth through scholarship, education and action. It aims to elevate the environmental mission of FGCU and serve the local community of the western Everglades and barrier islands. Island residents have formed a 2012 Host Committee to prepare for Mary Olivers visit to Sanibel. Host Committee meetings are held weekly at The Sanibel Bean in preparation for the lecture and fundraising celebration. Center Director Peter Blaze Corcoran has been working with Sanibel and Captiva residents to finalize arrangements for the upcoming Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture Weekend. Islanders on the Host Committee include Paul McCarthy from Captiva and Larry Amon, Armand and Beverly Ball, David and Gillian Bath, John and Mary Ann Boorn, Claudia Burns, Jill Dillon, Rusty Farst, Mallory and Peter Haffenreffer, Louise Johnson, Gini Jones, Tom Krekel, Holly Maiz, John and Judy Pryor, Ellen Sloan, and John and Martha Wolf from Sanibel. The committee also includes active members from Fort Myers and beyond. Invitations to the lecture and the fundraising celebration were sent last week. The lecture will be free and open to the public, but seats will be reserved for contributors. If you did not receive an invitation and would like one, contact the center at cese@fgcu.edu or by phone at 590-7166. The lecture is being held Friday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael and All Angels Church on Sanibel. Oliver, a celebrated American poet and winner of a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award,, will do a poetry reading with commentary. The evening after the lecture, Saturday, February 18, the centers 8th annual fundraising celebration at the Sanibel beachfront home of Peter and Mallory Haffenreffer from 5 to 8 p.m. This is a major fundraising event for the center and helps to further its sustainability initiatives locally and globally. Log onto www.fgcu.edu/cese for further details Members of Host Committee for Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture Weekend at The Sanibel Bean


43 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 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 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 01/20/12 $14.99 BUY ONE ICE CREAM GET ONE FREE The Loretta Paganini School of CookingPresents15th Annual Tropical Cooking ExtravaganzaJanuary 23 28, 2012 at the brand new restaurantIl Cielo 1244 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Florida For an authentic island cooking experience, join the Loretta Paganini School of Cooking for its Fifteenth Annual Culinary Week on Sanibel Island. Join Chefs Loretta Paganini and Tim McCoy for an Unforgettable week of culinary classes. Jan. 23 Postcards from Rome Sold Out Jan. 24 Italian Surf & Turf Sold Out Jan. 25 Elegant & Easy Appetizers Jan. 26 An Italian Intermezzo Jan. 27 An Italian Spring Fling Jan. 28 A Sparkling Brunch 10:00 am 1:00 pm daily $95 per class or $525 for 6-class series For Reservations call 888-748-4063 or 440-729-1110 Visit our website at www.lpscinc.com Corning Museum Roadshow Added To Edison Ford Directors TourThe public is invited to join Edison & Ford Winter Estates President and CEO Chris Pendleton and curatorial staff for a directors tour to Palm Beach on January 21. Palm Beach has been a winter tour destination since Henry Flagler brought the railroad there a century ago. Participants will tour the Flagler Museum and Whitehall Estate, which has recently expanded to include the Henry Flagler railroad car and new gallery areas. After lunch, the tour will move to the historic Society of the Four Arts Gardens, the adjacent Hulitar Sculpture Gardens, and the Norton Museum of Art to view the Corning Museum of Glass Roadshow. The Corning Roadshow is of interest to the Edison Ford as the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory has an important historical collection of early Corning Glass as part of its collection. The Corning Museum Roadshow is the worlds premiere mobile glassblowing unit, a mobile hotshop at the Norton Museum of Art. The Norton Museum is internationally known for its permanent collection of American, Chinese, contemporary and European art, and photography. The cost of the tour is $85 for Edison Ford volunteers; $90 for members, $95 for non-members and includes a charter bus ride, admission, lunch, taxes, gratuities, snacks and refreshments. To make reservations call 334-7419. Reservations are limited. The Edison Ford is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information visit the website at www.edisonfordwinterestates.org. The Corning Museum Roadshow is the worlds premiere mobile glass blowing unit Whitehall Estate


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201244 Parenting Skills Collide At Florida Rep Theatreby Di SaggauThe Tony Award winning play God of Carnage is one of the most entertaining plays Ive seen at Florida Rep. Its a dark adult comedy with some very strong language, and yet I havent laughed this hard in a long time. Director Dennis Lee Delaney has assembled a formidable cast. Carrie Lund and Craig Bockhorn are Veronica and Michael Novak. Chris Clavelli and Shelley Delaney are Alan and Annette Raleigh. Each of these actors has the ability to inhabit their characters perfectly. They are totally committed to the material and each has memorable moments. Veronica is a writer of sorts, working on a book about the crisis in Darfur. Michael runs a plumbing hardware store. Alan is a lawyer representing a huge pharmaceutical company involving a potentially dangerous drug that could lead to lawsuits. His cell phone rings constantly and he becomes increasingly manic with each call. Annette, works in wealth management and is barely able to control her loathing for her husbands cell phone addition. The play is performed for 90 minutes without an intermission. Its a rollercoaster ride that has the audience glued to their seats as they watch the unraveling of four seemingly civil parents who are upset over an unfortunate playground incident involving their 11-year-old sons. One kid has hit the other in the mouth, damaging two teeth. As the play opens, Veronica its her son who was attacked is reading a statement about the incident that she hopes both couples can agree upon. She also feels its important for the two kids to meet and work out their differences. As the evening unravels, alliances are formed and dissolved in the blink of an eye. At first its couple against couple, then its women against the men and men against the women. Before all is said and done, there are confrontations from all angles. Tulips flown in from Holland end up flying through the air. Everyone behaves badly. One situation that comes up from time to time involves Michaels casual confession about throwing his daughters pet hamster out in the street. He hates rodents. Annette, after thinking about this scenario, screams at him When you saw that hamster sitting there paralyzed, why didnt you pick it up? Annette has a delicate digestive system that literally explodes at one point all over Veronicas priceless art books. The play by Yasmina Reza and Christopher Hampton has dialogue that grabs you by the collar and goes for laughs big time as the couples become increasingly hostile and eventually inebriated. They speak truths that most people only think about. Its Veronica who has the last word during a very dramatic ending. The set by Robert F. Wolin is definitey up to Florida Rep standards. Its an upscale living room with African masks and lots of books. The chairs and ottomans are leopard print. The walls have large holes and mirrors that seem to go nowhere. To me, it represents the volatility of the characters in the play. God of Carnage is a smartly acted show, funny, occasionally disturbing and one I highly recommend. It plays through January 22 at Florida Repertory Theatre, in the Historic Arcade Theatre on Bay Street, between Jackson and Hendry in the Fort Myers River District. Tickets are available online at www.floridarep.org, at the box office or by calling 332-4488. Carrie Lund and Craig Bockhorn Jewish Film Festival Of Southwest FloridaThe 16th Annual Jewish Film Festival of Southwest Florida is produced by the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties and will begin on Tuesday, January 17 and run through February 9. This year, it will screen 10 films at Regal Bell Tower Cinemas in Fort Myers. All films begin at 7:15 p.m. Foreign language films will have English subtitles. The festival opens with The Matchmaker, an Israeli coming-of-age film, on January 17. The festival continues on Thursday, January 19 with the French film La Rafle, which tells the story of the roundup of French Jews in July 1942. There will be a program sponsored by the Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida with speakers after the film. Our comedy this year is The Infidel on Tuesday, January 24. If you love baseball and Jewish American history, you will love the documentary Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story, scheduled for Thursday, January 26. We continue the theme of Jewish American history with Jewish Soldiers in Blue and Gray on Tuesday, January 31. On Thursday, February 2 the festival will screen Precious Life, about a Palestinian baby who receives medical care in Israel, which saves his life. This year, the festival features a program of three short films on Tuesday, February 7. The old Jewish joke about a tailor comes to life in the film The Tailor, which will be screened before Migfash, a documentary about a Birthright Israel trip with students from Boston University. Learn how this trip impacts their lives. It closes the program with An Article of Hope, a film about Ilan Ramon, the Israeli astronaut who was aboard the shuttle Columbia that never made it back to Florida after a successful mission. The 2012 Jewish Film Festival of Southwest Florida closes with Remembrance on Thursday, February 9. This film will leave you with the feeling of what if Tickets are $10 each for any film; the whole series of films can be purchased for $68 per person. Tickets may be purchased online at www. JewishFederationLCC.org. If you have questions, call the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties at 481-4449 ext. 9. We strongly suggest that you order your tickets in advance. Last year, most of the films were sold out. Based on availability, tickets may be purchased inside the theater one hour before show time at the Jewish Film Festival desk. On exhibit through Monday, January 30 at the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida in Naples is Project Tolerance: Faces of Anne Frank. Sanibel artist Myra Robertss 30 original oil paintings of Anne Franks life took nearly two years to painstakingly create. They depict the innocence and joy that was ultimately lost in Anne Franks young life during the Holocaust. Anne Frank is widely known for the diary she kept of her and her familys lives while hiding in an attic from the Nazis. Each finely detailed painting gives viewers a peek inside the life and soul of one of the worlds most recognized Holocaust victims. An exhibit catalog will be available. Project Tolerance: Faces of Anne Frank is the focus for Robertss artistic and social commentary on the intolerance and bigotry that still plagues the world today. Art that raises consciousness is vital, Roberts said. My hope is that through this project, we can make the world a better place to live. Fort Myers journalist Ella Nayor is collaborating with Roberts. Nayors new book, Faces of Tolerance: Everybody Counts, details the lives of some Holocaust survivors living in Florida. The book also features interviews with people who have been marginalized or faced intolerance and prejudice. Included are the homeless and disabled, and victims of homophobia and racism. It is my dream that through our work, we will spark thought and enlightenment about intolerance and hatred, said Nayor. If we start taking the time to see each other as people, all belonging to one human family, we can begin to livecontinued on page 46 Project Tolerance: Faces Of Anne Frank At Holocaust Museum Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


45 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Lunch With Acclaimed AuthorMake your reservation now to have lunch with critically acclaimed author Sue Miller at The Sanctuary Golf Club on Friday, February 10. The fundraising event with the popular author will benefit the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, Inc. For $55 per person, Miller fans and admirers of successful published authors will enjoy lunch at noon followed by a presentation by the author from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. There will also be a book signing following the presentation. Those interested in spending personal time with Miller may become host committee members for a $300 contribution. Host committee members will receive two reserved priority seats at the luncheon and meet with Miller at a special invitation reception before the luncheon. The major sponsor for the luncheon is Uhler and Vertich Financial Planners. To contribute further to the Library Foundations fundraising event, drawing tickets will be sold for gift baskets with items donated from local businesses in categories from home and garden to island entertainment. For further information about attending the luncheon, becoming a host committee member or donating items for gift baskets, please e-mail authorluncheon@comcast.net or call 214-0088. Members of the Lunch with the Author committee meet to plan for the upcoming February 10 luncheon with celebrated author Sue Miller Crocodile Tales At Sanibel Public Librarysubmitted by Cathy Cangelosi, Sanibel Public LibraryThe Sanibel Public Library will host a crocodile program on Thursday, January 19 beginning at 3 p.m. in the childrens area of the Library. Toni Westland, Lead Refuge Ranger of the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, will discuss facts of crocodiles and alligators. Author Carol Zall Lincoln will be on hand to read from her book, The Strange Tale of the Determined Crocodile. The book, illustrated by Randon T. Eddy, is a fictional story about the crocodile that lived on Sanibel. The informational and fun program is geared toward kids of all ages. The author will be available for a book signing after the program. Books will be available for purchase. Also coming to the childrens area on Thursday, February 2 is author Kyle Miller, who discuss her new book, Trooper The Raccoon, starting at 3 p.m. For more information, call the Sanibel Public Library at 472-2483. Live Entertainment 8pm-11pm Wed Fri Stone Crab Claws Are HERE! Lunch & Dinner Daily Happy Hour Nightly Find Us on Facebook The Sanibel Historical Museum and Village presentsIts In The BagA Lovely Afternoon Luncheon, Fashion, Stories & AuctionFebruary 21st Save The Date


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201246 Programs For Adults At LibraryThe Sanibel Public Library is pleased to host numerous programs for adults. Join us on Thursday, January 12 at 2 p.m. in Meeting Room #4 as Karen Headlee of Family and Consumer Sciences for Lee County presents her program, Improve Your Memory. The Family and Consumer Sciences Department provides comprehensive education to Lee County residents in the areas of consumer education, human development, nutrition, health and food safety. Their professional educators strive to improve the quality and standards of personal and family life by providing high quality educational programs. These programs are intended to allow consumers to make sound personal and economic decisions and enjoy a healthy, productive, more fulfilling life. Genealogy Buffs can join Carolyn Ford of the Lee County Genealogical Society on Friday, January 13 at 10 a.m. in Meeting Room #4 for her program, The Hows and Whys of Organized Genealogical Research. Join us for a movie on Monday, January 16 at 2 p.m. in Meeting Room #4. The feature presentation will be the musical comedy Mamma Mia! starring Maryl Streep. On Tuesday, January 17 at 2 p.m., join Joanne Ryder of the German Genealogical Society of Lee County for her program on German Genealogy. Library programs are offered at no charge and are open to everyone. For more information, visit the Sanibel Public Library at 770 Dunlop Road, call 472-2483 or visit www.sanlib.org. eBooks Roadshow At LibraryThe Sanibel Public Library will hold its second annual eBooks Roadshow on Thursday, January 26 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. eBook readers, smartphones, iPads, iPhones and other devices will be showcased by area vendors in a Technology Fair environment at the library. See whats new with eBooks and talk with local experts and compare devices. Local computer repair/instruction vendors will be on hand for questions. For more information, call 472-2483 or visit the Sanibel Public Library, located at 770 Dunlop Road. iPhone Poetic Voicesselected by Don BrownDreamsby Carol H. EhrlichTall narrow windows with four skinny panes for light, (not so clear as modern glass) mark the abandoned miners homes. Lace curtains swag behind left by worn-out wives whose dreams of beauty never died. Rustby Carol H. EhrlichSummer in St. Elmo a painting in rust I walk by wagon wheels, railroad tracks, door fixtures, chimneys eroded in the rough brown finish of time neighbors to defiant blue delphinium and on some closed doors to shiny steel padlocks. I find sadness and strength in rust. A 21-year veteran of Island Writers Group 2 who recently moved back to Colorado, Carol Ehrlich is retired from a career in audiology-clinical, research and administration. These poems are from her book of poetry, Winds In My Sails, available from iUniverse.com and Barnes and Noble. 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The story of the determined crocodile was written to help young students understand why humans love and respect animals. Illustrations are by Randon T. Eddy. Sanibel Island Books and Gifts is at 1571 Periwinkle Way. To order a signed copy of the book, call 472-5223. From page 44Project Tolerancemore peacefully as a planet. The museum will host Roberts and Nayor at a book talk on Wednesday, January 25 beginning at 7 p.m. A portion of proceeds from art, catalog and book sales will benefit the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida. Roberts and Nayor also give multimedia educational presentations on the project. For more information, visit www.holocaustmuseumswfl.org and www.projecttolerance.com. Myra Roberts can be reached at 395-5370 or myralynn51@msn.com. Ella Nayor can be contacted at 281-7874 or scotchmgik@yahoo.com.


47 ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Gardenia Book Signing & Sunset Cruise On CaptivaCaptiva Cruises will be hosting a special sunset and cocktail cruise featuring Katie Gardenia, original owner and creator of the world famous Bubble Room restaurant on Captiva. Gardenia will be sharing some of her memories and stories and be available to personally sign copies of her new book highlighting her recipes and experiences while running the Bubble Room restaurant. Gardenias book is entitled A Bubble Moment and is a collection of fond memories, short and tall stories, recollections and secret recipes. This special cruise will be held on Sunday, January 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Captiva Cruises Lady Chadwick and will be departing from McCarthys Marina, right next door to the Bubble Room in the heart of Captiva. The cost of this cruise will be $35 per person, which will include a complimentary glass of champagne, bubbly to toast the creator of the Bubble Room, and a red velvet cupcake that Katie will be preparing for the cruise. The Lady Chadwick features an enclosed cabin as well as a large open air deck and full service bar. Join us for what is sure to be a truly spectacular island event. Additional information and reservations for this special cruise may be obtained by calling Captiva Cruises at 472-5300. Sanibel Uncorked Winter Wine FestivalEveryone is invited to share in an evening of wine, music and fun. This popular, charitable event to benefit kids needs (cancer care, scholarships, etc) is presented by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club for the fourth straight year. Local wine distributers will select and provide a bevy of fine wines for sampling during the festival proceedings. Distributers participating so far include Johnson Brothers, Southern Wine and Spirits, Republic National, Premier Beverages and Calipari Imports. Wine, music, cooking demonstrations, hors doeuvres and a silent auction will be part of the festivities. In addition to the wines and many fine auction items, Lily & Company will be offering a store-full of beautiful jewelry, some available at discounted prices. The 2012 Sanibel Uncorked Winter Wines Festival will take place on February 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Lily & Company Jewelry Gallery, 520 Tarpon Bay Road on Sanibel. Tickets are a $30 donation ($25 for designated drivers). Get your tickets now at Baileys General Store, the Sanibel Caf in Tahitian Gardens, the Sanibel-Captiva Community Bank, and Lily & Company. Tickets are also available at the door on Thursday, February 22 beginning at 4 p.m. Event organizers are seeking items and/or services to be donated for a raffle and for auction as well as corporate or individual table sponsors. For additional information, contact Stan Howard at 4720836. For your convenience, you may arrange for your donation to be picked up by calling Richard McCurry at 292-4631, Randy Carson at 699-8739 or by e-mailing sancapoptimist@comcast.net. Katie Gardenias book New York Times Best Selling Author Joel C. Rosenberg Coming To SanibelJoel C. Rosenberg, well known author and speaker about Israel and the Middle East, will be coming to speak to the Island Bible Study and others in the Sanibel community on Monday, January 30 at 7 p.m. Sanibel Community Church has offered their facilities for Mr. Rosenbergs talk on Biblical Prophecy that relates to happenings in Israel, the Middle East and the world. Many may be familiar with Rosenberg having seen him interviewed on TV programs, including ABCs Nightline, CNN Headline News, FOX News Channel, The History Channel, MSNBC, The Sean Hannity Show and many others. In addition, he has been interviewed on hundreds of radio shows, plus has been profiled by The New York Times, the Washington Times, the Jerusalem Post and World magazine. He has addressed audiences all over the world, including those in Israel, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Russia and the Philippines. He has also spoken at the White House, the Pentagon and to Members of Congress regarding world events related to Middle East and Israel. Rosenberg designed and hosted the first Epicenter Conference in Jerusalem in 2008, and the 2011 conference drew more than 50,000 viewers from 113 countries to his simulcast. His most recent book, The Tehran Initiative, was released in October 2011 and joined his other books as a New York Times best seller. In addition, Rosenberg has produced numerous documentary flims. As a communications advisor, Joel has worked with a number of U.S. and Israeli leaders, including Steve Forbes and Benjamin Netanyahu, the current Prime Minister of Israel. He will be speaking at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 30 at the Sanibel Community Churchs Fellowship Hall at 1740 Periwinkle Way. No reservations are necessary, but it is recommended you come early. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Overflow seating will be in the historic sanctuary. FINE ITALIAN CUISINEIL TESORO RISTORANTEinspired by Island Fare in a bistro style Fine ItalianCuisineFresh ingredients, simplicity, love... the recipe for a treasured dining experience Chef/Owner AJ Black751 TARPON BAY ROAD SANIBEL ISLAND, FL WWW.ILTESORO.NET 239-395-4022 RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED New Bistro New Bistro Menu! Menu!Pre-fix $35 for 3 courses Monday Thursday 4:45 5:45+tax and 18% gr atuity will be addedonly valid January 2012, cannot use with any other discounts or coupons, special menu only


FREETake Me Home NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands BUSINESS REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIEDS VOL. 19, NO. 29 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA JANUARY 13, 2012 B BSECTION Children Help City Battle Invasive Speciesby Jeff LysiakLast Thursday afternoon, nine children enrolled in the Sanibel Recreation Centers after school program offered some help in the citys battle against invasive plant species, collecting more than 100 pounds of air potatoes from Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation land located behind St. Isabel Catholic Church. According to Holly Downing, environment specialist with the citys Department of Natural Resources, the kids were asked to collect as many air potato bulbils as they could from the aggressive and quickgrowing vine of the dioscorea bulbifera plant. They ranged from pea to softball size. Wow! Look at the one I found! exclaimed Christian Reim, showing off a bulbil the size of a golf ball to his fellow air potato hunters. Downing promised prizes for the largest and smallest air potatoes collected by the children, sending the group into a bulbil-foraging frenzy. This is the first time that the city has asked kids from the rec center to take part in a collection effort like this, said Downing, who reported that the youngsters collected a combined 115 pounds of air potato bulbils. What we want to do is teach them how to identify the plant so that if they see it in their own back yards, theyll know how to get rid of it. Locating and removing air potato bulbils is easiest during the winter months, Downing added, because the plants are Continued on page 11B A group of children from the Sanibel Recreation Center joined Holly Downing, left, collecting air potatoes last Thursday afternoon behind St. Isabel Catholic Church Mackenzie Orsino, left, jumps and uses a stick to knock air potatoes off the vine Sanibel Babe Ruth League RegistrationThe Sanibel Babe Ruth League, formerly known as the Sanibel-Captiva Little League, will register players on Tuesday, January 17 and Thursday, January 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Sanibel Recreation Center. League representatives will also be present to register players during the remaining flag football games each Friday evening (January 13, 20 and 27). Registration fee is $75 per player ages three to 14, which includes uniforms, a $10continued on page 16B Air Show Will Help Bring Vietnam Wall To Fort MyersTo help bring the Vietnam Veterans Wall to Fort Myers, the American Heroes Air Show will have helicopters from different agencies at the Lee County Sports Complex (Hammond Stadium) on January 27, 28 and 29. Donations are needed. Monies remaining after expenses have been covered will be used to help local veterans and their families. For every $100 given, donors will receive a raffle chance. The winner will receive the following: Airfare for two to Chicagocontinued on page 22B Vietnam Veterans Wall


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 20122B 1019 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island 239-395-3100 or 239-850-9296 239-850-9296 www.TeamSanibel.com Shell Harbor East End1141paperfig.com On deep water & nearly 1/2 acre. Romantic & Picture Perfect. Enjoy spa & oversized pool. New windows & doors, fireplace, hard wood floors, tin roof, decks & lazy lanai. Beach access close by. $1,594,000 furnished Elegant & Wide water views!High ceilings, crown molding, newer kitchen, master w/sitting area, sliding doors open to 1200+ sq outside entertainment areas +heated pool, + stone fountain. Beach access PerfectLake.com $899,000 Jonathan Harbour Private location on prestigious gated island (before causeway). 4/4.5 overlooking bay, canal, & preserve islands. 45 pool, elevator, designer qualtity. Just listed $1,495,000. Lake Front at The Sanctuary!4/4 + den includes guest house. Fireplace, high ceilings, pool/spa, over 3600 sq.ft. living plus large lanai to bird watch. Nicely furnished. 2294 Wulfert Rd. Very impressive $1,064,000 Beach Home FeelingNew kitchen granite new wood floors. 2BR/2BA plus den and gulf peak + garage + workshop + residential gulf cottage feeling. Upscale & Owners may have small pets. SunsetSouth1B.com $588,500 Lexington Country Clubjust off island-lake front 3/2, 2nd fl. Granite kitchen w/stainless steel appliances. Master bath has been tastefully redone. Clubhouse, pools, + social calendar of activities cant be beat! $195,000 Just Listed! I8 Islands best cash flow 2/2 w/gulf peak top floor at Sanibel Arms West. New Granite Kitchen, tile throughout, corner w/ exta window. Upgrades. SanibelArmsWestCondo.com $449,000 furnished well! Open House Saturday, 1/14, 11am 4pm Bay Front EstateBest Location Situated on nearly 1/2 are (150 seawall). Ranch home was designed for extended family to enjoy. 4BR inc. nanny suite. Pool, fireplace. 1314 Isabel Dr. 1314IsabelDr.com $2,295,000. Dock optional for purchase $150,000. Open House Sunday, 1/15, 11am 4pm Hortoons Jeweler Donates Necklace For FISH 30 Rocks! AuctionFISH (Friends In Service Here) of Sanibel announced that Lily & Company has donated a piece of jewelry as a FISH 30 Rocks! silent auction item. It is a blackened sterling silver amazonite and diamond necklace, part of the Di Massima Collection by S&R Design. We have been a supporter of FISH for many years and we are delighted to help them celebrate 30 years of helping neighbors on Sanibel and Captiva, said Dan Schuyler, co-owner of Lily & Co. We are donating one of our very special amazonite and diamond necklaces for the 30 Rocks! silent auction and hope this piece raises lots of money for FISH.continued on page 5B Lily & Co donated this amazonite and diamond necklace Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


Thank you Contributors! Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Foundation The City of Sanibel Doc Fords Rum Bar & Grille Veolia Environmental Services Steve & Gail Burke Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club Sanibel-Captiva Community Bank Sanibel-Captiva Trust Company Bob & Darlene Duvin Sanibel Day Spa She Sells Sea Shells Sanibel Historical Museum Alex Werner Ireland Yacht Sales at Sanibel Marina BaileyMatthews Shell Museum Dr. Jose Leal BIG Arts Herb Strauss Theater Gulf Breeze Cottages Sanibel Sea School Dr. Bruce Neill Lighthouse Caf Hungry Heron Eatery Sanibel Caf Green Earth Landscape J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Tarpon Bay Explorers Clinic for Rehabilitation Of Wildlife, Inc. Lily & Co. Congress Jewelers Ltd. Twilight Caf Bubble Room Luc Century Charles Sobczak Island Wind Coiffures Great White Grill The Sanctuary Golf Club Island Inn Friends of Ding Darling Refuge Lazy Flamingo I, II The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Sundial Beach Resort Sanibel Shell Automotive Huxters Market, Deli & Liquors Thistle Lodge @ Casa Ybel Resort Pinocchios Original Italian Ice Cream Oceans Reach Condominiums Poco Loco Sanibel Island Farmers Market Stone Crab Restaurant Edison & Ford Winter Estates Coffee Bar at Baileys Timbers Fish Market & Restaurant Cips Place Island Pizza George & Wendys Corner Grill Baileys Gener al Store Cheeburg er Cheeburger Sun Harvest Citrus Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors Jerrys Foods of Sanibel Costco 7-Eleven Food Stores Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory Dairy Queen Dade Paper Gaither Deluca Wildtree/Tiani Macalka Richard McCurry Karen Storjohann Michael & Mary Miller George & Patti Sousa Doug & Jeanne Mallon Bill & Karen Sartoris Richard Johnson Mead Johnson Calli Johnson Mike Yaren Chef Karl Todd Smith Maria Smith Maria Tirado Quinn Foshee Graham Murza Tara Murza Danielle Johnson Dick & Emily Muench Bob Wimbush Jamie Lynn Henry & Annie Skaugstad-Nachtshiem Diane Cortese Dean & Shirley Skaugstad Ed & Lynn Ridlehoover Don & Pat Van Alstyne Junior Volunteers Katherine Strange, David Wright, Jr., Daniel Young Sanibel City Council Anonymous BP Service Center Val Ward Cadillac Bank of the Islands Sanibel Captiva Community Bank MacIntosh Books & Paper Southwes t Fl orida Business Advisors I sland Cinema Sanibel Community Church Missions Team Hillgate Communications Kennedy Construction Kirchner Contracting, Inc. Sandcastle Construction Company West Coast Cabinets, Closets and Flooring Goss Practical Solutions Henshaw and Associates Conte Dental Associates Childrens Education Center of the Islands Rusty Farst Alliance Financial Group The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company Zurbriggen Financial Sanibel Home Furnishings Sanibel Packing Company The Grog Shop Baileys True Value Hardware Store Island Pharmacy Heidrick & Company Insurance and Risk Management Island Vacations of Sanibel & Captiva, Inc. Sanibel Holiday Select Vacation Properties LLC Vides Lawn Service Soon Come Inc. EnviroMow Lawn & Landscape Services Murty & Monk, P.A. Attorneys At Law Rotary Club of Sanibel-Captiva Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva Committee of the Islands Sanibel Captiva Optimist Club Pak N Ship Barefoot Charleys Painting John Grey Painting Physical Therapy of Sanibel Dr. Edward LaMotta Dr. John Fifer Sweetwater Plumbing, Inc. Island Graphics Printing & Design Dorado Property Management Mike Badenoch Fred & Mary Bondurant, The Bondurant Realty Group at John R. Wood Realty Burns Family Team Glenn Carretta Lighthouse Realty Phai dra McDermott Pfeiffer Realty Group Finnimores Bike and Beach Rental Waste Pro Periwinkle Park and Campground Tween Waters Inn Keylime Bistro & RC Otters Traders Store & Caf Sanibel Beauty Salon Sanibel Seashell Industries Temple Bat Yam Zebis Computer & Technology Source LCEC The Roepstorff Family Sam & Cookie Bailey Paul & Lucy Roth Ginny Fleming Lily Brown Glen & Phyllis Gresham Sandy Bordiuk Mick & Sue Denham Pete & Nancy Bender Ed Wheeler & Anne Haslem Denny & Barbara Jones Al & Sally Hanser Earl, Pat & Suki Sawin Jim & Patty Sprankel George & Lynne Campean Craig & Susan Scott Bob Wigley Ann Moran Carmine & Ellie Rende Lee Tauck Willem-Jan Temper Richard Powers Michael & Rosemarie Houk Chuck & Joyce Krivenko Liddy Johnson Hubie & Patsy Whitaker Chauncey & Allison Goss Lorin Arundel Island Sun Newspaper The Sanibel School L3 Beach Photo Andrea Miller, Sanibel Recreation Director Judie Zi momra, City Manager Barry Roth, V olunteer Event & Sponsor Chairman Visit www.mysanibel.com for photos and videos of New Years Eve Event. Sanibel Day Spa She Sells Sea Shells Sanibel Historical Museum Alex Werner Ireland Yacht Sales at Sanibel Marina BaileyMatthews Shell Museum Dr. Jose Leal BIG Arts Herb Strauss Theater Gulf Breeze Cottages Sanibel Sea School Dr. Bruce Neill Lighthouse Caf Hungry Heron Eatery Sanibel Caf Green Earth Landscape J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Tarpon Bay Explorers Clinic for Rehabilitation Of Wildlife, Inc. Lily & Co. Congress Jewelers Ltd. Twilight Caf Bubble Room Luc Century Charles Sobczak Island Wind Coiffures Great White Grill The Sanctuary Golf Club Island Inn Friends of Ding Darling Refuge Lazy Flamingo I, II The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club Sundial Beach Resort Sanibel Shell Automotive Huxters Market, Deli & Liquors Thistle Lodge @ Casa Ybel Resort Pinocchios Original Italian Ice Cream Oceans Reach Condominiums Poco Loco Sanibel Island Farmers Market Stone Crab Restaurant Edison & Ford Winter Estates Coffee Bar at Baileys Timbers Fish Market & Restaurant Cips Place Island Pizza George & Wendys Corner Grill Baileys Gener al Store Cheeburg er Cheeburger Sun Harvest Citrus Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors Jerrys Foods of Sanibel Costco 7-Eleven Food Stores Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory Dairy Queen Dade Paper Gaither Deluca Wildtree/Tiani Macalka Richard McCurry Karen Storjohann Michael & Mary Miller George & Patti Sousa Doug & Jeanne Mallon Bill & Karen Sartoris Richard Johnson Mead Johnson Calli Johnson Mike Yaren Chef Karl Todd Smith Maria Smith Maria Tirado Quinn Foshee Graham Murza Tara Murza Danielle Johnson Dick & Emily Muench Bob Wimbush Jamie Lynn Henry & Annie Skaugstad-Nachtshiem Diane Cortese Dean & Shirley Skaugstad Ed & Lynn Ridlehoover Don & Pat Van Alstyne Junior Volunteers Katherine Strange, David Wright, Jr., Daniel Young Sanibel City Council Anonymous BP Service Center Val Ward Cadillac Bank of the Islands Sanibel Captiva Community Bank MacIntosh Books & Paper Southwes t Fl orida Business Advisors I sland Cinema Sanibel Community Church Missions Team Hillgate Communications Kennedy Construction Kirchner Contracting, Inc. Sandcastle Construction Company West Coast Cabinets, Closets and Flooring Goss Practical Solutions Henshaw and Associates Conte Dental Associates Childrens Education Center of the Islands Rusty Farst Alliance Financial Group The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company Zurbriggen Financial Sanibel Home Furnishings Sanibel Packing Company The Grog Shop Baileys True Value Hardware Store Island Pharmacy Heidrick & Company Insurance and Risk Management Island Vacations of Sanibel & Captiva, Inc. Sanibel Holiday Select Vacation Properties LLC Vides Lawn Service Soon Come Inc. EnviroMow Lawn & Landscape Services Murty & Monk, P.A. Attorneys At Law Rotary Club of Sanibel-Captiva Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva Committee of the Islands Sanibel Captiva Optimist Club Pak N Ship Barefoot Charleys Painting John Grey Painting Physical Therapy of Sanibel Dr. Edward LaMotta Dr. John Fifer Sweetwater Plumbing, Inc. Island Graphics Printing & Design Dorado Property Management Mike Badenoch Fred & Mary Bondurant, The Bondurant Realty Group at John R. Wood Realty Burns Family Team Glenn Carretta Lighthou se Realty Phai dra McDermott Pfeiffer Realty Group Finnimores Bike and Beach Rental Waste Pro Periwinkle Park and Campground Tween Waters Inn Keylime Bistro & RC Otters Traders Store & Caf Sanibel Beauty Salon Sanibel Seashell Industries Temple Bat Yam Zebis Computer & Technology Source LCEC The Roepstorff Family Sam & Cookie Bailey Paul & Lucy Roth Ginny Fleming Lily Brown Glen & Phyllis Gresham Sandy Bordiuk Mick & Sue Denham Pete & Nancy Bender Ed Wheeler & Anne Haslem Denny & Barbara Jones Al & Sally Hanser Earl, Pat & Suki Sawin Jim & Patty Sprankel George & Lynne Campean Craig & Susan Scott Bob Wigley Ann Moran Carmine & Ellie Rende Lee Tauck Willem-Jan Temper Richard Powers Michael & Rosemarie Houk Chuck & Joyce Krivenko Liddy Johnson Hubie & Patsy Whitaker Chauncey & Allison Goss Lorin Arundel Island Sun Newspaper The Sanibel School L3 Beach Photo Andrea Miller, Sanibel Recreation Director Judie Zi momra, City Manager Barry Roth, V olunteer Event & Sponsor Chairman 3B ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 20124B Rotary Happenings submitted by Shirley JewellHappy new year everyone. Yikes! Its 2012... how did that happen? Time has a way of speeding by and we havent accomplished everything we might have wanted to do in 2011. For some of you, this might have been having every good intention of checking out the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club and finding out what Rotary is all about. Well, the club is going to give you an incentive to come to one of our upcoming 7 a.m. Friday morning breakfast meetings. We will buy first-time attendees breakfast. Just stop by and check us out. The last Friday of 2011 brought with it two diverse speakers to Rotary, but the commonality between them is hard work and determination. Our first speaker was Justin Cowan, artistic director of BIG Arts Herb Strauss Theater. This jewel of a theater has been under the direction of BIG Arts for the last two seasons, and with that change in management has come the challenge of providing exciting theater to our island residents and visitor with a assorted offerings of powerful dramas and uplifting and entertaining comedies and musicals. As artistic director, this responsibility lies within the realm of Justin and the BIG Arts theater committee. Quality and selection are foremost on their minds, said Cowan. Anyone who has attended the theater recently will agree that the Strauss is well on its way of earning a reputation for outstanding theater within Lee County. A season that started with a presentation of The Florida Laboratory Theaters critically acclaimed Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf, followed by the Strausss rip-roaring production of the quirky holiday musical Winter Wonderettes, will prove that BIG Arts is breathing new life into the theater. Addressing the increase in ticket prices this year, Justin brought to our attention that theatre production costs have increased along with licensing fees for booked shows. Actors used throughout the season can be from all over the country and cost of housing actors and transportation are budget items to be expensed. Overhead and upkeep of the theater has also contributed to ticket increases. Justin said he hoped the Strauss Theater would be looked at by islanders as their home theater no need to leave the island for great theater. Audience development is the business side of the equation. With great planning and good reviews, the Strauss is well on its way and changes in marketing strategies including off-island promotions, group sales and subscription tickets are now going on and rush tickets are under consideration. The convenience of buying tickets on-line at www. bigarts.org is now available and easily purchased with the click of a mouse. Justin did ask how many Rotarians had been to the theater recently and the estimation of hands going up was about three-quarters of room, somewhere about 35 Rotarians. Thats huge. Last year, Sanibel-Captiva Rotarians had a social night at the theater for Aint Misbehavin and had a fantastic evening and were planning another outing again this year, possibly to Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, opening up on January 13. Maybe well see all of you there; our islands live theater needs to be supported. Rotarys other speaker that same Friday was the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary ClubsJimmy Traucht University of Florida Rotary Scholarship Award 2011 recipient, Morgan Brown, an outstanding young woman with an outstanding future ahead of her. She stopped by to give us an update on how things were going her first year at UF. Just being on the campus of UF and finding herself in a dorm room overlooking the great Ben Griffin Stadium gave her a fantastic feeling about her future, said Brown. I appreciate this opportunity in life. Brown realized her hard work had paid off, she felt supported in her dreams. She was in a place for learning with students with the common desire to achieve. Morgan spoke of a particular moving moment for her, noting that her parents were extremely supportive of her dreams to become an orthopedic surgeon and they always planned for a college education for their daughter but the failing economy had hit her family hard. Her dad worked hard and had owned a construction company and things just didnt go very well for him in the last few years. A prideful man, he was proud of his daughters scholastic achievements and the scholarship and grant support that enabled her to go to UF but would have liked to help her more financially. When her family was with her at the start of school in the bookstore, Morgan saw a computer she needed for her studies and he knew he couldnt afford to buy it for her. Morgan knew she had Rotarys scholarship money in her student account and could use it to buy a computer and printer. It was an emotional moment for her father and he was thankful that Rotary believed in Morgans ability to work hard and achieve her goal of becoming an orthopedic surgeon. Brown enjoys the challenges of learning and is already preparing for her future in medical school. Since her future plans include following her family tradition of military service, Morgan is volunteering at the Malcolm Randall Veteran Hospital and experiencing firsthand what her future studies can accomplish. Morgan also told us she wants her life to mean something and that she uses the Rotary four-way test as something to live by and hopes to be part of the Rotary organization in some way soon. Rotary Four-Way Test: 1. Is it the truth? 2. Is it fair to all concerned? 3. Will it build goodwill and better friendship? 4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned? The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday morning at Beachveiw Steakhouse & Tavern, 1100 Par View Drive. If you would like further information regarding the Sanibel Rotary or Rotary International, call 337-1099. Morgan Brown Justin Cowan Mike McMurray & Trevor Nette. Thats Us and with over 325 million in sales since 2007, its a record we are proud of and we would like you to know about. Because when the time comes for you to buy or sell real estate in todays challenging market place, you really should have the advantage of working with real estate professionals who have a proven track record of outstanding performance thats second to none. If Youre Thinking About Buying or Selling Real Estate, Call McMurray & Nette of Royal Shell Real Estate Today! Mike McMurra y & Trevor Nette. 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ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 20125B Portraits In Printby Jane Vos Hogg Nifty KnittersRe-telling a tale... well... at least part of it or else you might not understand what Im talking about. And, in this case, the what is Pelican Knitters. Years ago, there was a small knitting shop here on Sanibel where a few customers sat down one day to work on a group project. They pooled their efforts and knitted a vest. It was so enjoyable the women thought it might be nice to continue doing it and do it regularly. Plant a seed and see what sprouts. The group kept growing. They decided they needed a name and, 15 years ago, Pelican Knitters burst into being. Their meeting place equally unexpected. A knitter mentioned the group to a friend who happened to work at SunTrust Bank and she invited them to use the banks meeting room each Wednesday morning. They meet weekly and are open to any newcomer who shares their interests. Their numbers swell when the snowbirds land. In season, youll likely find close to 30 around the table and off season that number often drops to nearer a dozen. Some are permanent island residents, most of the others are second home owners wintering here. And now for the warmest part... what do they knit? There are the usual things... socks for the northern nephews, layettes for the expected babies, blankets for the grands going off to college, sweaters for some, scarves for others... but thats the least of it. And here come the acts of random kindness... call it charitable giving... whatever. For many years, Santa Claus has ridden on a train that passes through the impoverished hill country of the Appalachian mountains and at Christmastime he tosses out gift packages to the needy local families who line the tracks. Remove the wrappings and youll find sets of hats and scarves and mittens, sometimes even sweaters, knitted many of them by the Pelicans. This year, they sent off three huge boxes. Who pays for the postage? I asked. Originally, they explained, we covered the costs ourselves, throwing in $5 each and adding more when the kitty needed replenishing. But then one member, wife of a Lion (lets call her a Lioness) spoke to her husband and so it came to pass, the Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club signed on to give the group a sizeable check each year to help with shipping costs. UPS got involved, too, I learned, providing a reduction each time they sent off a box. Twas almost the night before Christmas when I checked in recently to see what they were up to this year. Having finally finished all their elfish Santa assistance projects, they were wrapping up their year, eating homebaked cookies as they listed what theyd shipped off, the whats and the to wheres. Three boxes of scarves and hats had been packed and addressed to Sister Cleves in Morehead, Kentucky where she runs a soup kitchen and a home for unwed mothers. A final pile of hats was being sorted... just the small and medium sizes, and remember, make it the warm ones theyre going north to the Lakota Indian reservation in South Dakota. All the lighter weight ones, it was explained, are going to shelters for abused women and children, two in Fort Myers and one in Cape Coral. And finally, there were the really soft ones headed for chemotherapy patients at a local oncology center. The red scarves, are they for something special? I asked. One of the knitters revealed, We got that idea from an article in the News-Press. Theyd written about an organization, Orphans of America. It seems they give the scarves out on Valentines Day, along with a bag of gifts, to each orphaned child they know about whos graduated from foster care. Some of these scarves had served two charities at once. One of the knitters, the wife of a local minister, had gathered all the scarves done by their parishioners and auctioned them off with the monies raised being given to Habitat For Humanity to help build houses and the scarves themselves added to the Pelican piles. How do knitters here in Sanibel find places interested in their donations? Theyve set up a link with CareWear, a volunteer group working out of Hood College in Maryland, who anxiously await and re-direct anything they send as well as provide an updated list of needy causes which might appeal to them. Endings, beginnings, all knit together... the Pelican Knitters are casting on stitches as the new year begins. From opage 2BNecklaceUsing the popular TV series 30 Rock as its theme, FISH celebrates its 30th anniversary by hosting a special open house celebration. It will take place on Monday, January 30 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the FISH Walk-In Center, 1630 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. The community is invited to attend. For more information, contact FISH at 472-4775 or by visit www.fishofsanibel. com. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 20126B Family Owned and Operated Trusted Service Specialists (239) 472-3033 1213 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Fax: (239) 472-3439 Electric Repair, Installation & Upgrade Dock Lighting, Ceiling Fans & Much more Located on Island Fastest Response Time! Fully-trained, Expert Service Engineers State Certified Contractor EC0001147 Lions Honor Members And Non-MembersSanibel-Captiva Lions Club President Rick Siders, past President Tom Hoover and Director Jim Graham honored members and nonmembers at the meeting last week. Melvyn Jones Awards were presented to joint secretary John Mannix and Lion Bob Kern for their long history of commitment and service to the club. Lion Jim Graham, presenting the awards, said that Mannix and Kern represented a great tradition of dedication to the causes sponsored by the Lions and it was a privilege to present the awards, named after the founder of the Lions Club International, to two such distinguished members. Karl Johns was also recognized for his efforts in introducing new members to the club. Siders and Hoover presented certificates of appreciation to four people who, Siders said, have been exceptionally helpful to the work of the Lions club on Sanibel and Captiva. He said, the generous support of our good friends Judie Zimomra, Barry Roth, and the brothers Richard and Paul Walker helped make our pancake breakfasts, fish fries and sales of Christmas trees both very popular and hugely successful fund raisers for Lions good causes. Lions thank them for their significant contribution to the clubs work. An evening of celebration and recognition concluded with a presentation by Patti Sousa, a vice president of the SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation and longstanding member of the Sanibel Bicycle Club. Sousa told members of the good work being done by her club with the help of the Lions in collecting and delivering unwanted bicycles to Immokalee families to help residents travel to work. For more information about the SanibelCaptiva Lions Club email alionbob@comcast.net. Grace and John Mannix and Bob and Lin Kern Rick Siders (right) congratulating Karl Johns Judie Zimomra, Barry Roth, Richard Walker, Paul Walker, Tom Hoover, and Rick Siders San-Cap Chamber Of Commerce Prepares For 2012 Annual Retail ExpoThe Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the annual Retail Expo, which will be held on Sunday, February 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Community House. This event is designed for island businesses to show their plans for the new season while at the same time providing a day of fun for islanders and guests. Last year, the expo was a great success, with over 65 vendors and 1,000 patrons in attendance. Even more are expected this year, plus we have a record number of new members this year explained Bridgit Stone-Budd, Sanibel-Captiva Chamber director of marketing. Booths both in The Community House and outside on the grounds will enable visitors to browse business offerings, enjoy hot dogs and other refreshments and take part in activities for the whole family. The day is an event for the whole community. Visitors and residents are invited to mark their calendars for this special occasion. If you are interested in being a part of this community event or purchasing a booth, contact Bridgit Stone-Budd at 472-8255 or e-mail services@sanibel-captiva.org. Businesses connect with residents and visitors at the annual Retail Expo


472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 SanibelSusan.com Susan Andrews Realtor Broker/Owner David Anderson Closing Coordinator Elise Carnes Listing Coordinator Lisa Murty Realtor Sales Associate Elevated beach house just off Casa Ybel with community beach path at end of street $549K furnished Seagull Estates lakeside original expanded Sandpiper model with 3 large bedrooms, 3 full baths, den/ office, great room with fireplace, elevator, & multiple porches $549K Sanibel Estates North Yachtsman deep-water-access canal home with over 60 dock. Sunny westfacing pool. Great room with beamed ceilings & shutters $799K 8 8 8 6 0 SanibelS u 2242 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Square #3 Updated & charming Seashells 2nd floor 2 bedroom with 2 porches, washer/dryer, & income $349K Penthouse 2 bedroom plus den at Gulfside Place with updated baths & kitchen $999K well furnished One of top-rated beach-front income-producers at Oceans Reach $699K decorator furnished Gulf-front 2-bedroom walkout at Sandalfoot grossing $40K+/year in easy on-site rental program $699K Remodeled Kings Crown 2nd floor end-unit with extra light from side window in bright open kitchen $599K Mariner Pointe bay & pool facing 3-bedroom walk-out, handy to docks & fishing pier too $499K Lighthouse Point bay & sunset view top-floor 2 bedroom with den, 2 terraces, screened porch $474K Sanibel Arms West 2nd floor 2 bedroom, steps to beach & pool, & has washer/dryer $399.9K Remodeled ground-floor corner club suite at Sundial Resort with amenities & terrific income $399K Lowest price at Seashells, corner 2 bedroom with income in on-site rental program $274K Lowest-priced condo on Sanibel, close to beach path & earning nightly income on-site $149K Large Shell Harbor waterfront lot with patio dock, on deepwater access canal $930K Oversized parcel on Sanibel Bayous cul-de-sac with this beach access nearby $449K Single-family home lot in The Dunes golf & tennis community, beach access too $299K Handy-tocauseway eastend near-beach lot with room for pool home $299K Lot in Island Woods with community pool & tennis, & low HOA fee $249K West-facing lot in Sanibel River Estates with this deeded beach access $199K One of the lowestpriced near-beach parcels on Sanibel, sunset views too $149K ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 20127B


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 20128B Development CityYear BuiltSquare FootageListing PriceSelling PriceDays on Market Gulf Shores Sanibel1971 2,742 3,900,0003,550,000 83 West Bay Club Estero2002 5,003 1,295,0001,100,000 485 Renaissance Fort Myers2011 3,603 949,500860,000 307 Palm Gardens Fort Myers1954 3,047 849,000820,000 128 Sunset Captiva Captiva1979 2,096 699,000660,000 660Shadow Wood At The BrooksBonita Springs2003 2,255 499,500455,000 87 West Bay Club Estero2003 2,000 445,000424,000 57 Cape Coral Cape Coral1971 1,808 445,900400,000 223 Cape Coral Cape Coral1988 4,502 419,900395,000 9 Pelican Sound Estero2000 1,767 399,000375,000 190Courtesy of Royal Shell Real EstateTop 10 Real Estate Sales Join The Shellabration! Shellabration 2012! is an island wide, week-long celebration of the Sanibel Shell Fair & Show, designed as a tribute to the islands shell bounty. The celebration will run from February 17 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. Below is current list of Shellabrators: 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. The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum will offer free admission to the museum on Monday, February 27. BIG ARTS invites visitors to Show Your Shell Smarts! 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, 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. The Sanibel-Captiva Art League will have a special shell-themed exhibit in The Herb Strauss Theaters lobby. Billys Bikes & 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. Cheeburger Cheeburger will have a kids coloring contest for ages 12 and under. Come in and color the Cheeburger Shellabration coloring pages for a chance twin Cheeburger prizes. JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge will offer ranger-led beach walks at the refuges Perry Tract at Gulfside City Park; shell-related Reading at the Refuge session with shell crafts on Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3 at 11 a.m.; rree touch tank demonstation at Tarpon Bay Recreation Area; Blair Witherington, author of Floridas Living Beaches, will give a lecture on Friday, March 2. The Great White Grill has created its own microbrew, a lager called Shellabration Beer, available only during Shellabration week. JB Designs will offer cards designed by local photographer/artist Boyd Johnson of Sanibel, dubbed Shells. Customers will get a free sand dollar with purchases of $20 or more during Shellabration week. RS Walsh Landscaping will be offering a selection of ceramic and terra cotta planters in a variety of shell shapes, suitable for orchids or small tropical arrangements. Staff will be on hand to assist you in design and planting of your arrangements. There will also be a variety of larger glazed pottery in shell shapes and ocean colors. Sanibel Sea Shells invites visitors to stop by and play a round of Scavenger Jeopardy. The Sanibel Historical Museum & Village will have several shell collections on display throughout Shellabration week inside the Rutland Home, Burnap Cottage, Morning Glories and the Old Schoolhouse. She Sells Sea Shells will be running two promotions during Shellabration week: 25 percent off craft supplies that include wood and paper mache boxes and frames, along with many other paper and wood items, glue, glaze, glitter, glass jars and mirror backs; a Sailors Valentine Sale, with the regular price of $275 reduced to $75. Sale applies to 10-inch traditional antique flower design with a multi-colored shell. Limited quantities. Shiny Objects will offer 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. Eileen Fisher will offer a free gift with the purchase of a shell tank top. Tower Gallery Artist Cooperative will display Sea Gems Shell Interpretations, a special exhibit opening February 26 and continuing through March 31. Twentytwo gallery artists will choose a shell to inspire their artwork. Photographs of the selected shells will be displayed beside the art, showing how the artist interpreted or included it in their work. Watson MacRae Gallery will feature Sea Shells, a week-long invitational exhibition featuring the work of invited Sanibel artists and focusing 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 inspired pottery and glass from artists around the country during the Shellabration. William E. Wilson Fine Jewelry in The Village Shops joins the Shellabration with hand-crafted jewelry. All signature 14-karat gold shell design jewelry bracelets, pendants, earrings will be offered at special sale prices. A 25 percent discount will be given during the entire week of the 75th Shell Fair & Show. The Sanibel Public Library will have Shell Book Reading Displays, offering more than 350 shell-related books. Many popular titles and rare books from the reference collection will be on display on the main level of the library throughout February and March. A fossil shell display, featuring more than 120 different species, ages thousands to as much as five million years old, is located on the ground floor. Some of the shells are extinct while some may be found at the beach today. The fossils are from the Burnt Store area in North Fort Myers. A Shellabration necklace 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. Necklaces are priced at $2 each. The children of the island will be invited to get involved by creating a special Shellabration! work of art. Calendar Of Events The Sanibel Stoop Friday, February 17. Help break a Guiness Book of World Records record. Opening Gala Sunday, February 19 at The Sanctuary Golf Club. Gala will include a Shell Couture Fashion Show, Contest and Luncheon on Monday, February 27 at 11 a.m. featuring one-ofa-kind shell adorned garments. Tickets are $35. 75th Annual Shell Fair & Show Thursday, March 1 through Saturday, March 3 at The Community House. Rusty Brown presents In Celebration of Ann Morrow Lindbergh Sunday, March 4. Performance will be followed by a traditional ice cream social at The Community House. Tickets are $20 for members and $22 for guests. For more information on how you can Shellabrate, contact Billy Kirkland at 472-5848. You may also contact Teresa at The Community House at 472-2155 or via e-mail at teresa@sanibelcommunityhouse.net. Visit online at www. sanibelshellfairandshow.com and www. sanibelcommunityhouse.net. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


9B ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012Oceans Reach Remains Top Green Lodging PropertyThe staff at Oceans Reach Condominiums works hard to uphold the hospitality as well as the numerous green practices they perform that resulted in the resort being named the first Florida Green Lodging establishment on Sanibel over three and a half years ago. Recently, the resort passed a rigorous spot audit inspection from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) designed to ensure that the resort remained dedicated to its commitment of reducing waste and conserving natural resources. Were pleased, but not surprised, that we came through the inspection with flying colors, said Andy Boyle, Oceans Reach general manager. It seems as though we work harder than ever to make sure we can continue, and build upon, our initiatives to be environmentally responsible. According to Boyle, these initiatives have included programs targeting increased water conservation, energy efficiency, clean air processes and recycling in order to reduce the environmental footprint. Oceans Reach continues to feature low-flow plumbing fixtures, high-efficiency air filters, clean air handler units and Energy Star appliances in its 64 condominiums. The resort uses green sealed cleaning products and detergents, and EPA-approved organically based landscaping fertilizers. The use of high-efficiency lighting and programmable thermostats have been increased. Towel and linen re-use programs are employed in all units, and a comprehensive recycling program is in place throughout the resort for guests and employees. Congratulations on your recent achievement, said Jay Hammett with the Florida DEP. As you are aware, the move toward sustainability often begins with many small steps, that when added together can lead to powerful results. Charlie Knight, Dru Doyle and Andy Boyle are among the staff who works diligently to maintain the resorts prestigious designation Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com Development CityYear BuiltSquare FootageListing PriceSelling PriceDays on Market John R. Dickeys Captiva2003 6,950,0006,087,5000140 No Development Sanibel1994 5,200 5,900,0005,000,000 132 Captiva Beach Captiva2010 3,455 4,995,0004,500,000 404 No Development Captiva1999 6,902 5,295,0004,350,000 151 Miromar LakesFort Myers2007 8,388 4,995,0003,700,000 4Bonita BayBonita Springs2001 7,650 4,485,0003,500,000 89 Gulf Harbor Yacht & Country Club Fort Myers2000 7,256 3,995,0003,250,000 594 Bonita BayBonita Springs2000 8,428 3,395,0003,200,000 368 Palmetto PointFort Myers2006 6,683 3,995,0003,100,000 803 No Development Captiva1965 3,322 3,995,0003,100,000 369Courtesy of Royal Shell Real EstateTop 10 Real Estate Sales Of 2011


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201210B Around The IslandsTheres Always Something To Make You Smile At Suncatchers Dreamby Anne MitchellDaniel Moore Thompson has much more fun than most retailers. His store, Suncatchers Dream in the Olde Sanibel Shoppes, reflects his cheerful personality and boundless creativity. Customers find themselves entranced by the many, many items, both functional and artistic, and spend long periods in the shop, chuckling at some items like the Jesus, Mary, Ghandi and Pope pens for those want to join the religious write and gazing dreamily at others, such as the illuminated 3-D paper stars. These stars are an arms length wide and sell for $42. I love the Famous Faces coasters depicting dogs and cats in the guise of Mother Theresa, Elvis, Carmen Miranda, Dolly Parton and other notables. Pet lovers will also appreciate the whimsical dog and cat clocks at $58 each. I discovered lampe bergeres some years ago. They are decorative glass bottles with a wick in which you burn fragrant oils. Suncatchers Dream has various styles of glass lamps and several different scents. The oil quickly scents your home and is great to burn for mood or to dispel odors such as smoke or cooking smells. I could go on and on about the many items at Suncatchers Dream, from Czech glass, jewelry, barrettes, hostess gifts, picture frames and metal art, but go and see for yourself. Stop in to say hi to Thompson and get tips for shelling, fishing and dining. Free gift wrapping is available. Suncatchers Dream is at 630 Tarpon Bay Road, Suite 2, phone 472-7860. As I was browsing in Synergy recently, seeing scarves and fleece jackets alongside bathing suits and sun hats, I realized what a difficult job island clothing merchants have making sure they are ready for the diversity of our winter weather. At the time we were bracing for a severe cold snap which, as usual, would be followed by a warm-up and all being well, heating up to the 80s. Synergy, in Tahitian Gardens, 1981 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 3955353, and its sister store next door, Sanibel Sole, have you covered. Sanibel Sole is the exclusive retailer of Uggs boots and footwear and also carries Merrell, Keen, Five Fingers and Kenneth Cole. You will also find a large selection of sportswear, dresses, jewelry, sunglasses and accessories from top brands including Columbia, White Sierra, Northface, Ray Ban and Maui Jim. It also features swimwear and SPF clothing. Synergy is home to the Life Is Good line of shirts, shorts and accessories and theres even an infant line, which caught my eye because I now have a 3-month-old grandson. I could not resist adding two tiny T-shirts to his Sanibel wardrobe for when hes here. Synergy also carries brand name sunglasses and jewelry. Il Tesoro Bistro is offering a threecourse prix fixe menu for $35 per person from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Theres a choice of eight appetizers including grilled calamari and arugula salad; 13 entrees; and several desserts, including tiramisu. Il Tesoro is at 751 Tarpon Bay Road on Sanibel, phone 395-4022. The Timbers Restaurant is Sanibels newest addition to the Zagat Restaurant Guide. The guide called Timbers and its sister restaurant, The Prawnbroker in Fort Myers, big and busy and the best for fresh fish with simple and honest preparations with moderate prices and friendly service. Both restaurants received the highest rank of 25 for food and 24 for service. Zagats surveys are based on the shared opinions of throusands of consumers with real experiences and not on the opinions of a few critics. Shop at Eileen Fisher on Wednesday, January 18 and 10 percent of your purchase price will go to benefit the Human Trafficking Awareness Partnership Artreach program. You will also receive a gift with purchase. You can meet members of HTAP from 1 to 6 p.m. and hear a presentation about the program at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Eileen Fisher is in the Forever Green Center at 2055 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel, phone 472-4655.LIVE ON THE ISLANDSThe Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn on Captiva has entertainment Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Currently, The Modulators are playing. Crab races are Mondays and Thursdays, with the family show at 5:30 p.m. and grown-up races at 9 p.m. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 472-5161. Gene Federico plays at Courtneys on Sanibel on Thursdays and Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. and on Sundays at the tiki bar from 2 to 5 p.m. Courtneys is at 1231 Middle Gulf Drive, phone 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, phone 472-4559. The Jacaranda has entertainment nightly from 7 to 11 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, various artists are featured. On Sunday, its 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. Traders features music by Chris Workman Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m. and Danny Morgan and Friends on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m. Traders is at 1551 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-7242. 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 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 on Captiva, has live music daily with dining inside and out, phone 395-1142. Restaurant owners/managers, please e-mail or fax your entertainment schedule to Anne Mitchell at islandsuncity@aol.com or 395-2299. Daniel Moore Thompson in his store, Suncatchers Dream, with blown glass baubles and illuminated 3-D stars in the background Infants Life Is Good velor hoodie and matching pants from Synergy One of the latest Ugg styles at Sanibel Sole Cat clocks at Suncatchers Dream Famous Faces coasters from Suncatchers Dream


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201211B Sanibel East: Tropical Oasis with direct Gulf Access, 3 bed / 3.5 bath, private beach access. $ 1,795,000 Sanibel: Attention investors! Recent remodeled retail space on the Islands East End, 3 units on 15,919 sq.ft. $ 1,399,000 Fort Myers: This magnificent two-level, 6 bed / 5 bath masterpiece offers the ultimate in elegant living on 1+ acre. $ 1,990,000 Captiva: Exquisite condominium in Lands End within the South Seas Island Resort, 2 bed / 2 bath. $ 1,299,000 Thomas Hopf 1101 Periwinkle Way #105 Sanibel, FL 33957 Tel.: 239-472-0044 www.engelvoelkers.com/sanibel From page 1BChildren Help Citydormant and vegetation is not as dense. Remove as many bulbils as possible, as those which are left may produce new vines. Dispose of all parts of the air potato plant in your regular garbage collection, not with other vegetative waste. Bulbils may also be killed by placing them in a freezer overnight. Its a little bit of a challenge to educate the public about this invasive species, said Downing. Last years Air Potato Exchange Day (at the Sanibel Island Farmers Market) was really successful, so we want to build on that. The City of Sanibels 2nd annual Air Potato Exchange Day will be held this Sunday, January 15 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Farmers Market, on the grounds of Sanibel City Hall. People who bring in at least 25 air potato bulbils will receive a free plant from the SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) Native Plant Nursery (one per household, while supplies last). There will also be prizes awarded for the biggest, smallest and oddest-shaped air potato, along with a grand prize for the most pounds of bulbils collected. For more information about the program, funded by a Kathy Craddock Burks Education Grant from the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council in partnership with SCCF and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, visit www.mysanibel.com or stop by the citys booth at the farmers market, held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays through April 29. Holly Downing displays an air potato vine The kids had fun searching for air potatoes, big and small Holly Downing led the students Hayley Halski was excited to find so many air potatoes Preston Towle found a huge air potato Christian Reim found one of the smallest air potatoes Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201212B BOTI Sponsors Ding Days Photo ContestAs a Reddish Egret sponsor for the 2011 Ding Darling Days, Bank of the Islands provided awards and underwrote expenses for a Sanibel Middle School digital photography contest, as well as providing overall support to this annual event. The students visited the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge with their photographer instructor at the Sanibel Middle School, Sanibel Police Department Officer Kurt Schulte. The awards ceremony for the photo contest took place on December 20 at the Refuge Education Center. Bank of the Islands vice president/office manager Rob Lisenbee presented award medals and $75, $50 and $25 gift certificates so the top three photographers judged in the contest can open Bank of the Islands savings accounts. The honors went to: 1st Place Jacob Atkinson, 6th Grade 2nd Place Courtney Maw, 6th Grade 3rd Place Logan Sales, 7th Grade I am so thankful that I dont have to select the winners, said Lisenbee. They are all so terrific. The photography instruction you are receiving from Officer Schulte really shows. These are even better than last years entries. In early 2012, Bank of the Islands will be hosting a student photography exhibit in the lobby of its 1699 Periwinkle Way office on Sanibel. All students participating in the contest will receive a $1 U.S. Mint Native American gold coin from Bank of the Islands when they visit the lobby photo display. Refuge Deputy Manager Joyce Palmer looks on as Jacob Atkinson receives his first place award from Bank of the Islands Rob Lisenbee Jacobs Atkinsons first place photo To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 JESUS HERNANDEZ LAWN CARE & LANDSCAPINGNEW YEAR SPECIAL $100.00 OFF ANY LANDSCAPE PROJECTOVER $800.00 FREEPROFESSIONAL AND PERSONALIZED LANDSCAPE DESIGN WITH COMPUTER IMAGING AND PLANT PHOTOS REMODEL EXISTING LANDSCAPES NEW CONSTRUCTION LANDSCAPES TREE TRIMMING AND REMOVAL STUMP GRINDING INVASIVE PLANT REMOVAL ROCK WORK WALKWAYS & DRIVEWAYS SOD AND MULCH NATIVE & EXOTIC LANDSCAPE DESIGNS MONTHLY LAWN MAINTENANCE COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIALNO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL FOR ALL YOUR LANDSCAPING NEEDSLANDSCAPE CONSULTATION AND DESIGNS ARE OFFERED FREE WITH ANY LANDSCAPE INSTALLATION E-MAIL: JESUSLAWNCARE@GMAIL.COM WWW.JESUSLAWNCARE.COMJESUS HERNANDEZ OFFICE: 239.482.7350 CELL: 239.872.9886 www.beachviewgolfclub.com (Visit our website for weekly specials) NoticeTo All Sanibel Residents By Joining Beachview Golf Club in 2012 you are assured of the same rates in 2013 GOLFRate 7 am 3 pm $69 Rate 3 pm on $49Rates expire 4/15/12239-472-2626 GoldFamily: $3,500 Single: $2,000BronzeFamily: $1,500 Single: $750Rates expire 4/15/12239-472-2626


SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL CAPTIVA CAPTIVA SANIBEL CAPTIVA SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL SANIBEL Follow us on 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms Gorgeously Remodeled and Decorated Beach Views From Living Room & Porch Virtual Tour: www.compasspointcondo.com $599,000 MLS 2111084 Bob & Viv Radigan, 239.691.6240GREAT ISLAND BEACH CONDO! 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Fully Furnished on Beach Close to All Amenities Beautifully Updated Throughout $492,500 MLS 2111123 Sally Davies, 239.691.3319PET FRIENDLY FOR OWNERS 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths Separate Guest Suite w/ Kitchen Screen Enclosed Tropical Lanai w/ Pool Private dock and Boat Lift $1,995,000 MLS 2101213 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984DIRECT GULF ACCESS SANIBEL Overlooking 3 Intersecting Canals Gorgeous Island Kitchen Boat Dock and Lift Only Minutes to the Open Water $1,095,000 MLS 2100239 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302KEY WEST STYLE HIDEAWAY 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths at South Seas Amazing Gulf to Bay Views Northern Tip of Captiva Fully Furnished and Appointed $1,695,000 MLS 2800790 Fred Newman or Vicki Panico, 239.826.2704SEABREEZE 1251 2 Bedrooms, 2 Batha South Seas Resort Breathtaking Water Views Beautiful Kitchen with Granite/Stainless Just Steps to the Waters $1,299,000 MLS 2110386 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984 RARE OPPORTUNITY-LANDS END CAPTIVA 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths Beautifully Updated Private Estate Unparralleled Gulf Views Wraparound Lanais & Gorgeous Pool $3,999,000 MLS 2110707 Jane Reader Weaver, 239.472.1302SANIBELS FINEST SUBDIVISION 3BD/2BA Beach Cottage w/Loft Vaulted Ceilings & Large Windows Quiet Neighborhood Between Beach & Bay Captiva Village Location $875,000 MLS 2111213 John & Denice Beggs, 239.357.5500SUNNY CAPTIVA BEACH COTTAGE 4 Bedrooms. 3 Baths Gulf Access With Dock & Lift 2,784 S.F. of Living Space Beautifully Remodeled $995,000 MLS 2100812 Burns Family Team, 239.464.2984SHELL HARBOR 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms 200 of Beach Frontage in Gated Community Gorgeous Setting on Over 5 Acres Private Elevator, Dumbwaiter, Security System $3,750,000 MLS 2100959 McMurray & Nette, 239.850.7888SPECIAL & PRIVATE BEACH FRONT HOME Furnished 4BD/4BA East End & Steps to Beach Large, Heated Lap Pool Gourmet Kitchen with Granite $899,000 MLS 2701743 Jim Branyon, 239.565.3233WALK TO BEACH AND BAY 2BD/2BA Duplex Style Condo Short Walk to Beach Screened Lanai, Pool, Tennis Fully Furnished Move Right In! $369,000 MLS 2111319 Vallee Arnett, 239.645.1903DONAX VILLAGE Furnished 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Tremendous Investment Opportunity Open, Airy Townhome Floorplan Updated, Fantastic Lanai $699,000 MLS 2111278 McMurray & Nette, 239.850.7888GREAT INVESTMENT OR GETAWAY SANIBEL Rarely Available 3BD/3BA Serene Natural Setting-Nestled in Pines Gorgeous River Views Floating Dock, Multiple Porches $629,000 MLS 2120012 Sarah Ashton, 239.691.4915SEA PINES TOWNHOME 3BD/2BA Roosevelt Channel Home 1,800 S.F. Captiva Cottage w/Dock Pool/Tennis Ct/Deeded Beach Access \ Rental Income Opportunity $1,389,000 MLS 2111211 Cathy Rosario, 239.464.2249CHARMING CAPTIVA DRIVE HOME CAPTIVA CAPTIVA Rare Estate Offering on Captivas Gold Coast Over 12,000 S.F. of Living, 7BD Ensuites Floor to Ceiling Windows, Theatre Room Multi-Level Terraced Pool/Spa $13,900,000 MLS 2800641 McMurray & Nette, 239.850.7888NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED CAPTIVA ESTATE Real EstateWe make it easy. You make it home.RoyalShellRealEstate.com (800) 805.0168 NEW LISTINGFORT MYERS 1870 Clayton Court Ft. Myers, FL 33907 239.689.7653 BONITA SPRINGS26811 S. Tamiami Trail Bonita Springs, FL 34134239.992.9100 SANIBEL ISLAND 959 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 239.472.0078 CAPTIVA ISLAND 15050 Captiva Drive Captiva, FL 33924 239.472.0078 NAPLES 601 Fifth Ave S Naples, FL 34102 239.213.9100 NAPLES 3000 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34103 239.213.9100 SANIBEL ISLAND 1997 Perwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 239.472.0078 CAPTIVA ISLAND11499 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva, FL 33924 239.472.0078 NAPLES 589 Fifth Ave S Naples, FL 34103 239.261.9101 UNDER CONTRACT REDUCED NEW LISTING13B ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012


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ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201215B Great Service... Great Dedication... Great Results!!! Great Service... Great Dedication... Great Results!!! An Island Resident Specializing in Island Properties An Island Resident Specializing in Island Properties 2400 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL (239) 472-2311A er Hours (239) 209-6500 Chuck BergstromISLAND RESIDENT, REALTORWWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COM RE/MAX AWARD RE/MAX AWARD WINNING REALTOR! WINNING REALTOR! 2 BR/2 BA Gulf front corner unit. 2 BR/2 BA Gulf front corner unit. Beautifully furnished w/lots of tile. Beautifully furnished w/lots of tile. Light & bright w/amazing water views. Light & bright w/amazing water views. Screened lanai. Great weekly rentals! Screened lanai. Great weekly rentals! Under building parking and storage. Under building parking and storage. $799,900 $799,900 Pine Cove 1A Pine Cove 1A 3BR/2BA Old Floridastyle in Las Tiendas. 3BR/2BA Old Floridastyle in Las Tiendas. Remodeled kitchen w/stainless appliances. Remodeled kitchen w/stainless appliances. Bright, open w/vaulted ceilings throughout. Bright, open w/vaulted ceilings throughout. Wood ooring. Enclosed lanai/heated pool. Wood ooring. Enclosed lanai/heated pool. Near beach, bay, shopping, restaurants... Near beach, bay, shopping, restaurants... $629,000 $629,000 476 Las Tiendas 476 Las Tiendas Gorgeous topoor 2 BR/2 BA condo with Gulf view. Completely remodeled and beautifully furnished. Completely remodeled and beautifully furnished. Updated kitchen w/breakfast bar, desk, new appliances. Updated kitchen w/breakfast bar, desk, new appliances. New tile in kitchen, bath(s) and lanai. WEEKLY rentals. New tile in kitchen, bath(s) and lanai. WEEKLY rentals. Wonderful beachfront complex with lots of amenities. Wonderful beachfront complex with lots of amenities. $625,000 $625,000 Loggerhead Cay 434 Loggerhead Cay 434 2 BR/1 BA clean & fully equipped unit. 2 BR/1 BA clean & fully equipped unit. Overlooks direct access salt water canal. Overlooks direct access salt water canal. Beautifully landscaped. Weekly rentals. Beautifully landscaped. Weekly rentals. Only minutes to the Gulf by bike or boat. Only minutes to the Gulf by bike or boat. Boat dockage available to owners. Boat dockage available to owners. $255,000 $255,000 Tennis Place C-35 Tennis Place C-35 is elevated 3 BR/2 BA home is Brand New & Gorgeous! Cathedral ceiling, hickory wood ooring, granite counters. Cathedral ceiling, hickory wood ooring, granite counters. Large pantry, stainless appliances, 42 cabinets in kitchen. Large pantry, stainless appliances, 42 cabinets in kitchen. Impact doors/windows. Two car garage with lots of storage. Impact doors/windows. Two car garage with lots of storage. Enjoy water view from deck. Huge lot! New sod/landscape. Enjoy water view from deck. Huge lot! New sod/landscape. $629,000 $629,000 9319 Kincaid Court 9319 Kincaid Court 3 BR/3 BA near beach in West Rocks. 3 BR/3 BA near beach in West Rocks. Beautifully remodeled & nicely furnished. Beautifully remodeled & nicely furnished. Lots of tile. Light, bright and private... Lots of tile. Light, bright and private... Large master suite with replace. Large master suite with replace. Enclosed pool. Short walk to the beach. Enclosed pool. Short walk to the beach. $749,000 $749,000 3861 Coquina Dr. 3861 Coquina Dr. Bright & beautifully updated 2 BR/2 BA. Bright & beautifully updated 2 BR/2 BA. Ground oor corner unit. Gulf/pool view. Ground oor corner unit. Gulf/pool view. New tile, remodeled kitchen/bathrooms. New tile, remodeled kitchen/bathrooms. Weekly rentals with on-site Management. Weekly rentals with on-site Management. Pool, tennis court, grills, shu eboard... Pool, tennis court, grills, shu eboard... $449,900 $449,900 Sandalfoot 3D1 Sandalfoot 3D1 4 BR/3 BA in nice, private community. 4 BR/3 BA in nice, private community. Beautifully furnished two story home. Beautifully furnished two story home. Lg master suite with sitting area/ replace. Lg master suite with sitting area/ replace. Open porches, lanai & covered parking. Open porches, lanai & covered parking. Comm. pool/tennis. Near beach/marina... Comm. pool/tennis. Near beach/marina... $749,000 $749,000 557 N. Yachtsman 557 N. Yachtsman NEW Sanibel 8-Ball Pool LeagueBathroom Magic Moves Into FirstBathroom Magic took over first place in the Sanibel 8-Ball Pool Leagues season standings with a 14-2 trouncing of George & Wendys. Jack Dalton and Joe Streamer had perfect nights for the Magic guys, racking up four wins each. Bunts Ball Busters dropped back to second place when their captain, Bob Buntrock, dropped two straight games to Sanibel Cafs Butch Bouchard. This was after the Ball Busters had forged a 10-0 lead on the strength of 4-0 wins by Terry Ricotta and Dave Doane and a 2-0 win by Rich Ennis. The Ball Busters lost four of the last six games they played. Fresh Legion Crew took over fifth place on the strength of their 10-6 victory over the Sandycappers. Legion Crew captain Gator Gates played six players in the win and they all contributed at least one win. The Odd Balls recovered from last weeks 13-3 pasting by Bunts Ball Busters and rang up the same score against Chalk & Awe. Doc Lubinski and Kip Buntrock had perfect 4-0 nights and Odd Ball Matt Hall recovered from last weeks humbling 3-1 loss to Patee Frank by pounding Tracy Walters, 3-1. After his victory, Hall explained, I just dont play well against shooters in short skirts. StandingTeam Name WonLost FirstBathroom Magic 14349 SecondBunts Ball Busters 14250 ThirdOdd Balls 11676 FourthSanibel Caf 9696 FifthFresh Legion Crew 80112 SixthSandycappers 79113 SeventhChalk & Awe 69123 EighthGeorge & Wendys 43149SANIBEL 8-BALL POOL LEAGUE 2012 Standings through January 9, 2012 Bunts Ball Busters12Sanibel Caf4 Bathroom Magic14George & Wendys2 Odd Balls13Chalk & Awe3 Fresh Legion Crew10Sandycappers6 Nifty NinersThe Dunes Golf & Tennis Club announced the Nifty Niners event results from Thursday, January 5. Format: Substitute Par For The Worst Score Flight A 1st Gay Nichols 30 2nd Ann Levinsohn 31 Valerie Hotchkiss 3rd Bridget Funk 34 Sue Norpell Flight B 1st Trudy Burkholder 29 2nd Aud Kunz 32 Sandra Jones 3rd Dorothy Hirschfeld 33 Chip-Ins Lesley Simmons Birdies Jodi Cort (#6) Dorothy Hirschfeld (#2) Congratulations to all the winners! Dunes Mens Golf The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club announced the Mens Golf Association event results from Wednesday, January 4. Format: Low Net AM Flight 1st Dave Jones 60 2nd Dan Alton 70 3rd Allen Larson 70 PM Flight 1st flight (HCP Range 9.5 20.2) 1st Jim Bradford 70 2nd Joe Raboy 70 3rd Jim Burkholder 70 PM Flight 2nd flight (HCP Range 20.7 27.6) 1st* Max Friedersdorf 67 2nd Stan Hirschfeld 67 3rd Bruce McLaughlin 68 Congratulations to all the winners! Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201216B Dunes Womens Golf ResultsThe Dunes Golf & Tennis Club announced the Dunes Womens Golf Association event results from Friday, January 6. Format: Beat The Pro Pro Shot 75 Winners Gussie Blue 72 Grethe Christensen 68 Betsy Cox 71 Linda Drasnin 70 Anne Frymoyer 72 Irmingard Markusch 71 June Muench 71 Ann McDonald 69 Jana Stone 65 Gordon Rains 71 Chip-Ins Karen Hendricks #12 Wanda Malone #17 Lil Gailius #3 Congratulations to all the winners! Betsy Cox Gussie Blue Grethe Christensen Irmingard Markusch Linda Drasnin Anne Frymoyer June Muench Ann McDonald Gordon Rains Karen Hendricks Wanda Malone Lil Gailius Jana Stone PGA TipsImpact, The Moment Of Truthby Matt Oakley, PGA Golf ProfessionalI think I have seen every different kind of golf swing you can imagine. In fact, Golf Digest every month for the past 50 years has the latest and greatest young PGA Tour star swing for their cameras and they put a sequence of pictures of the swing on one page. Think of the differences between Ray Floyd, Tiger Woods, Johnnie Miller, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Jim Furyk. Not one of them is the same in any frame but one, the impact position. They all have the same exact position when they strike a golf ball. Here are the characteristics they all share at impact: The left or lead arm is extended at impact. No one has had any success with a bent lead arm at the moment when they hit the ball. It reduces the length of the arc which limits the speed that can be produced. It also leads to mis-hits, usually thin or bladed shots that do not go into the air. Flat left or lead wrist at impact. If the back of the lead wrist is pointed towards the ground at impact you will hit low shots to the right. If the back of the lead wrist is pointed towards the sky you will hit pulled shots that can be chunked or bladed (both are not good). Weight on the front foot at impact. If the weight is on the back foot at impact the list of bad shots is too long to mention, so get the weight onto the front foot at impact. Right or back elbow pointing to right or back pocket of your pants at impact. This is the best way I can describe how to come from the inside to attack the golf ball instead of over the top. Left or lead arm and the shaft of the club in a straight line at impact. See #2 for what bad things can happen if this isnt done. These five things are the common characteristics of the best players in the world over the last 50 years at the only moment that means anything in golf, impact. Practice getting your impact position to mirror these five traits and your scores will drop immediately and your enjoyment of hitting solid golf shots will greatly improve. Read us online at IslandSunNews.com Shore Fishing:Don't Harm The Fishby Capt. Matt Mitchell Landing a big sh from the beach can be hard on the sh. Dragging a sh up onto the sand if youre going to release it is not an option as it usually damages or kills the sh. Hold the sh in the water while you unhook it if youre going to release it. The less you can touch a sh before release the better for the sh. If you want a picture with the sh, support it as you lift it out of the water and do it quickly. Before releasing, revive the sh while holding it in the water; moving it slowly back are forth so water goes over its gills. The sh will let you know when its ready to swim off. Florida just recently changed the regulations on shing from shore. Florida residents as well as out of state visitors need a shing license to sh from shore. From page 1BSanibel Babe Ruth Leaguediscount on all clinics, family participation in family night and other fun events. The Sanibel Babe Ruth League is a member of the Babe Ruth Baseball/Softball Program that teaches skills, mental and physical development, respect for the rules of the game, and basic ideals of sportsmanship and fair play. Sanibel Babe Ruth League is committed to providing participants the very best educational, sports experience possible. Every child with a desire to play baseball or softball be afforded that opportunity. For sponsorship opportunities or further information, contact Jesse Orsino at jesse@royalshell.com or 340-9628.


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201217B Sanibel Night At FGCU BasketballSaturday, January 28 is Sanibel Night at the Florida Gulf Coast University mens and womens basketball games. Game times are 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. versus the Kennesaw State Owls at the Alico Arena. Special reduced ticket rate for this event are only $5 per person for both games ($11 off of regular ticket prices). Purchase your tickets at the Sanibel Recreation Center by Thursday, January 26. For more information, call the Sanibel Recreation Center at 4720345. Teens join the fun of Sanibel Night at the Florida Gulf Coast University mens and womens basketball games with the teen group. Cost is only $8 for Sanibel rec members and $8.75 for non-members. Bring some extra money for the dollar menu before the game. The van will leave the rec center parking lot at 4:30 p.m. and approximate return time is 10 p.m. Teens ages 12 to 15 are welcome. Van seating is limited. Sign up by Thursday, January 26. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Daily, weekly and annual memberships are available. Visit www.mysanibel.com. Shell Museum Announces Board Officers, TrusteesThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum has announced its board of trustees executive committee for 2012, and it welcomes three new board of trustees members. The board of trustees officers for 2012 are Clair Beckmann (president), Evelyn Stewart (vice president), Mark Blust (secretary), Vasanta Senerat (treasurer), Nancy Pierce (member-at-large) and Anne Joffe (immediate past-president). Lee Almas, Alan Gettleman and Rob Lisenbee are the newest board of trustees members. Almas is a past-president of the Rotary Club of Sanibel-Captiva, which has generously supported various island causes, including the Shell Museum. Gettleman is a lifelong shell lover and is retired from the U.S. Army and NASA. He is heavily active in several shell organizations. Lisenbee is vice president and manager of Bank of the Islands on Sanibel, which is known for its long list of philanthropic efforts on the islands. Once again VIP Realty is the #1 Real Estate Company for 2011 with a 36% Market Share of all closed properties. 3 TIMES MORE SALES than our closest competitor! Call VIP!MARKET SHARE*Based on MLS Closed Sales from 1/1/11 to 12/31/11DID YOU KNOW?ONE STOP SHOPPING!VIP IS THE ONLY ONLY ISLAND REAL ESTATE COMPANY TO OFFER SALES, VACATION RENTALS, TITLE AND MORTGAGE SERVICES UNDER ONE ROOF! 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 $325,000,000 $195,000,000 $130,000,000 $65,000,0002011 Market Share YTD*$260,000,000 VIP Realty Group 36% Competitor #1 12% Competitor #2 11% Competitor #3 4%


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There is parking for 5,700 cars, aquariums behind home plate and a private seating area in left field with a swimming pool. Yes, you can watch the game from the pool, a bar or field-level seats. In anticipation of added revenue from increased attendance generated by the new stadium, the Marlins have spent a staggering $191 million in the off-season to sign three All-Stars: shortstop Jose Reyes, closer Heath Bell and veteran starting pitcher Mark Buehle. Then, to further bolster an already solid pitching corps, the Marlins traded for the volatile, often-suspended Carlos Zambrano from the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs are paying $15 million of the $18 million owed Zambrano this year, but had tired of the year-in and year-out antics of the pitcher. In addition to the new stadium and new personnel, the Marlins also have a new manager, the fiery Ozzie Guillen, whose job it will be to keep Zambranos temper in check as well as the egos of his other players. A fellow native of Venezuela, Zambrano is a close friend of Guillen who urged Marlins president of baseball operations, Larry Beinfest, to make the trade, giving up a promising young pitcher Chris Volstad, a former first round draft selection. Not only will Guillen have the responsibility of keeping Zambrano in check, he also must calm a simmering situation involving his three-time All-Star Hanley Ramirez who must switch to third base with the acquisition of Reyes. Good players move, Guillen said recently. Bad players, they get released. With Ramirez and Reyes anchoring the left side of the infield, the Marlins have perhaps the best left side in baseball. There is little doubt that the expensive revamping of the Marlins roster should make them strong contenders in the National League East. The Marlins have not reached post-season play since 2003 when they won their second World Series, defeating the New York Yankees in six games. Just as a new ballpark enabled the Minnesota Twins to nearly double their payroll two years ago, the Marlins feel they can work the same magic via their new South Beach stadium. Last year, the Marlins drew only 1.4 million fans, ranking 29th out of the 30 Major League teams. Their payroll of $56.9 million was 24th. But this year will be different. The Marlins, with the often-entertaining Guillen at the helm, should be an exciting team to watch. Everblades Slip To Third With Double Loss To Gwinnett The Florida Everblades were defeated twice on the road last weekend by the firstplace Gwinnett Gladiators, 4-3 and 6-2, dropping the local hockey team into third place, four points in back of Gwinnett in the ECHL South Division.continued on page 24B Sanctuary To Host Community Golf ChallengeWill your golf clubs be on one of these golf carts at The Sanctuary Golf Club for the Community Golf Challenge, benefitting the Community Foundation of the Islands, on Saturday, January 21? Art and Susan Cassell are the honorary chairpersons of the 10th Annual Sanctuary Golf Challenge and invite you to participate or sponsor the event. We are honored to be part of this wonderful tournament which has raised over half a million dollars for individuals and organizations on our islands, said Art Cassell. The Foundations work exemplifies what it means to be a good citizen. The Sanctuary Community Golf Challenge begins at 10:30 a.m. with a brunch, followed at 12:30 p.m. by the shotgun start. Afterwards, golfers meet at the clubhouse for drinks and hors doeuvres, an awards presentation and the ever-popular Helicopter Drop. For more information, contact Drew Donnelly, head golf professional at The Sanctuary Golf Club, at 462-6223 or ddonnelly@sanctuarygc.net. Golf carts lined up outside The Sanctuary Golf Clubs Pro ShopISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201218B SPORTS QUIZ1. Who has hit the most career home runs in Detroit Tigers history? 2. Name the most recent Yankees starting pitcher to be elected to the Hall of Fame. 3. When was the last time the University of South Carolina won a conference championship in football? 4. Name the three NBA players who have nished a season shooting at least 50 percent from the eld, 50 percent from the 3-point line and 80 percent from the free-throw line. 5. Entering the 2011-12 NHL campaign, how many consecutive seasons had the San Jose Sharks won the Paci c Division? 6. In 2011, 21-year-old Austin Dillon became the youngest driver to win a season championship in NASCAR Truck Series history. Who had been the youngest? 7. True or false: During his career, Jim Courier played in the mens singles nal in all four of tennis Grand Slam events.1. Al Kaline, with 399 home runs. 2. Phil Niekro, who pitched for the Yankees in 1984-85. 3. It was 1969, as a member of the ACC. 4. Steve Kerr (1995-96), Tim Legler (1995-96) and Detlef Schrempf (1994-95). 5. Four consecutive seasons. 6. Travis Kvapil was 27 when he won it in 2003. 7. True. He won two Australian Opens and two French Opens, and lost in the nals at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open once each. ANSWERS


19B ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012Kiwanis Sponsors Annual Calusa 5K BUG Chase The Fort Myers Metro-McGregor Kiwanis Club is sponsoring the fourth annual Calusa 5K BUG Chase. All proceeds benefit the MetroMcGregor Kiwanis BUG (Bring Up Grades) program, designed to provide recognition to local elementary students who raise their grades to an acceptable range and maintain or continue to raise them from one grading period to the next. The group currently has BUG programs in operation at Orangewood, Colonial and Littleton Elementary schools and are actively seeking more schools to participate. The Calusa 5K BUG Chase will be held on Saturday, January 21. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. and the race begins at 7:30 a.m. It will take place at the Calusa Nature Center, 3450 Ortiz Avenue in Fort Myers. The 5K race will follow along the trails at the nature center and a portion of the asphalt bike path on Ortiz and will be timed with Chrono Track Bib Tag Technology. A variety of food and drink will be available for participants. Awards will be given to the top male and female overall winners. All awards will be based on gun time. Top male and female masters winners (40 and over), top male and female grand master winners (50 and over) top male and female senior grand masters (60 and over) Adult pre-registration fees (up to January 12) are $20 and youth discount (17 and under) are $10. Register between January 13 to 20 and adults cost $25 and youth cost $15. On race day, adults cost $35 and youth cost $25. Registration for the 1-mile BUG Crawl/ Walk is $10. Signup online at www.fortmyerstrackclub.com A commemorative long sleeve T-shirt will be given to all registered participants. 21st Annual Tour De Cape At Cape HarbourWalk, run, bike, trike, jog, skip, saunter or stroll. No matter the method, planners want participants to come out and compete in the 21st Annual Tour De Cape. This event is meant to inspire people of all ages to join in for family fun or for a fierce competition. Enjoy a great start to the weekend with music, food and fun at the kick-off celebration which will take place in the promenade near the Joint Restaurant. Participants can pick up packets, maps and t-shirts at this event beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, January 20. Schedule of events for Tour De Cape: Friday, January 20 Pre-event packet pick-up celebration with live music at The Joint. Packet pick up begins at 5 p.m. and live music is from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, January 21 5K Run/Walk designed for advanced and novice runners. Check in begins at 6:30 a.m. Race time is 8 a.m. A continental breakfast will be available for participants. Sunday, January 22 Tour De Cape Bike Rides. Sundays bike tours offer varied routes from 15, 30, 60 and 100 mile courses in the west and north sections of Cape Coral. The event provides a continental breakfast, lunch, on route rest stations with snacks and beverages, SAG vehicles, police support and route maps. A Family Bike Ride begins at 10 a.m. with lunch at the Pavilion tent at 11 a.m., including hot dogs, chips and a drink. There are three ways to register for the 2012 Tour De Cape: 1) Mail in registration form with payment 2) Go online to www.active.com 3) Register at the pre-event on Friday, January 20, which is considered preregistration. All participants who registered prior to January 5 are guaranteed to receive a shirt. Make checks payable to the City of Cape Coral a drivers license number is required. If registrant is under 18, the form must be co-signed by a parent or legal guardian. Participants under 13 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. More information is available at www. floridabicycle.org. Call the Cape Coral Parks and Recreation Department at 573-3125 for additional details. AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR CAESARSTONE QUARTZ SURFACE Main Show Room 2330 Palm Ridge Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957 in the Hungry Heron Plaza(239) 395-2525 Fax (239) 395-2373Serving Sanibel and Captiva Island for 34 yearsFREE ESTIMATESPRIORITY DEALER CARPETING flooring...carpet ceramic tile wood marble vinylPLANTATION SHUTTERS 2 weeks delivery Custom Upholstery FREEKitchen Sink with any Cambria Countertop Order Over 50 S/F COUNTERTOPS ... Cambria Quartz, Granite, Corian & Staron, Glass & Tile Backsplashes, Shower & Tub Replacement Interior Interior Painting Painting SALE SALE Limited Time Only Limited Time Only (CARPET SALE)TAKE 10% OFF CARPET ONLY WITH MIN. PURCHASE OF 300 SQ. FT. SALE STARTS JANUARY 1ST EXCLUDES ALL PREVIOUS SALES. Island Style InteriorsLicense #S3-12258 License #S3-11918 ALL ON SALEFurniture Accessories Window Treatments... Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


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Try to stay focused so that you dont dissipate your energies. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Youre eager to charge straight ahead into your new responsibilities. But youll have to paw the ground a little longer, until a surprise complication is worked out. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Rival factions are pressuring you to take a stand favoring one side or the other. But this isnt the time to play judge. Bow out as gracefully as possible, without committing yourself to any position. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Reassure a longtime, trusted confidante that you appreciate his or her words of advice. But at this time, you need to act on what you perceive to be your own sense of self-interest. LEO (July 23 to August 22) You need to let your warm Leonine heart fire up that new relationship if you hope to see it move from the just friends level to one that will be as romantic as you could hope for. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Theres still time to repair a misunderstanding with an honest explanation and a heartfelt apology. The sooner you do, the sooner you can get on with other matters. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Expect a temporary setback as you progress toward your goal. Use this time to re-examine your plans and see where you might need to make some significant changes. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Some missteps are revealed as the cause of current problems in a personal or professional partnership. Make the necessary adjustments and then move on. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Jupiters influence helps you work through a pesky problem, allowing your naturally jovial attitude to re-emerge stronger than ever. Enjoy your success. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Set aside your usual reluctance to change, and consider reassessing your financial situation so that you can build on its strengths and minimize its weaknesses. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Some recently acquired information helps open up a dark part of the past. Resolve to put what youve learned to good use. Travel plans continue to be favored. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Act on your own keen instincts. Your strong Piscean backbone will support you as someone attempts to pressure you into a decision youre not ready to make. BORN THIS WEEK: You embody a love for traditional values combined with an appreciation of whats new and challenging. On Jan. 22, 1779, famed Tory outlaw Claudius Smith meets his end on the gallows in Goshen, N.Y. Smith earned the label Cowboy of the Ramapos for his use of guerrilla tactics against Patriot civilians. Legend has it that Smiths skull was filled with mortar and included in the edifice of the Goshen Court House. On Jan. 19, 1809, poet, author and literary critic Edgar Allan Poe is born in Boston. In 1836, Poe married his 13-year-old cousin, Virginia Clemm, and completed his first full-length work of fiction, Arthur Gordon Pym. He became known for dark horror stories like The Fall of the House of Usher and The Tell-Tale Heart. On Jan. 17, 1893, on the Hawaiian Islands, a group of American sugar planters under Sanford Ballard Dole overthrow Queen Liliuokalani, the Hawaiian monarch, and establish a new provincial government with Dole as president. Three hundred U.S. Marines were called to Hawaii, allegedly to protect American lives. On Jan. 18, 1912, after a two-month ordeal, the expedition of British explorer Robert Falcon Scott arrives at the South Pole, only to find that Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen had preceded them by just more than a month. Caught in a storm on the way back to base camp, Scott and two others perished. On Jan. 16, 1945, Adolf Hitler, leader of Nazi Germany, takes to his underground bunker, where he remains for 105 days until he commits suicide on April 30 in the waning days of World War II. Hitler and his wife swallowed cyanide capsules (which had been tested on his beloved dog and her pups). For good measure, he shot himself with his pistol. On Jan. 21, 1957, Patsy Cline, one of the greatest figures in country music history, first gains national attention with her appearance on Arthur Godfreys Talent Scouts, wowing the studio audience with her performance of Walkin After Midnight. On Jan. 20, 1980, bleachers at a bullring in Sincelejo, Colombia, collapse, killing 222 people. The deadliest tragedy at a sporting event in Colombias history was the result of overcrowding and poor construction. It was 19th-century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche who made the following sage observation: One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear. Are you an agelast or an abderian If you never laugh, youre the latter; if you laugh too much, youre the former. There is one species of frog, found in the Southeast Asian country of Indonesia, that has no lungs; it breathes entirely through its skin. You might be surprised to learn that the largest employer in the United States is the Department of Defense. Wal-Mart is No. 2, followed by the U.S. Postal Service. Those who study such things say that as we age, a mans brain shrinks more rapidly than a womans. According to Tibetan tradition, a man must get permission from his lady loves maternal uncle before the couple can get married. If youre in Florida and make a trip to the hair salon, keep in mind that in that state, its illegal to fall asleep under a hair dryer. Both the client and the salon can be fined. It seems that almost every little girl has a Barbie doll, but have you ever thought about what a life-size Barbie would look like She would be 7 feet, 2 inches tall, weigh 125 pounds and have bust-waist-hip measurements of 40-22-36. The white rhinoceros is not actually white. The white part of the name comes from the Afrikaans word wijd, which means wide; it describes the animals lips. Iconic German-American actress Marlene Dietrich once said that her favorite meal was hot dogs and champagne. We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY 239.395.4022751 Tarpon Bay Road5-10 p.m. www.iltesoro.net 8:30 am 6 p.m.239-472-4300Tahitian Gardens Plaza ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201220B


21B ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 Asiago Pepper Shrimp 24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined 8 ounces Asiago cheese 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno pepper 12 slices bacon Wash the shrimp and pat them dry. Butterfly shrimp by cutting lengthwise along the back dont cut all the way through, leaving the tail section intact. Grate the cheese and mix with jalapeno pepper. Cut each piece of bacon in half. Fill the open section of each shrimp with about 1 teaspoon cheese mix. Wrap each shrimp with a piece of bacon, and secure with a wooden pick. Place shrimp on a broiler pan and broil until bacon is crisp. Turn the shrimp and broil until bacon is done. Yields six appetizers Nutritional Value Per Serving Calories 237, Calories From Fat 157, Total Fat 17g, Saturated Fat 8g, Trans Fatty Acid .22g, Cholesterol 88mg, Total Carbohydrate 3g, Protein 19g, Omega-3 Fatty Acid .20g. Look for Fresh from Florida ingredients at your grocery store. Asiago Pepper Shrimp American Lung Association Local StairclimbRegistration now is under way and teams will soon begin training for the 2012 Fight for Air Stairclimb, scheduled for April 28 at the High Point Place, 2104 West First Street, Fort Myers and hosted by the Gulfcoast Chapter of the American Lung Association. Last years event raised $45,000 for the battle against lung diseases such as asthma and lung cancer, which is the leading cancer-related death for men and women in the United States. Event organizers hope to raise $60,000 this year. During stairclimbs, which take place throughout the country, participants raise money by collecting pledges to ascend the stairway in a high-rise tower. High Point Place, the tallest building between Tampa and Miami, has donated access to one of its towers for the climb, and Lee Memorial Health System has returned as the largest sponsor. Nearly 250 climbers participated last year, and we anticipate that number to increase substantially this year, said Kurt Goerke, regional director of the ALAs Gulfcoast Chapter. The Fort Myers stairclimb is attracting an increasing level of support and participation from local firefighters. Typically, firefighters don their full gear during the climb, providing a healthy competition between neighboring fire districts while at the same time inspiring non-firefighting participants. We had such positive feedback last year from participants about the involvement of the firefighters, and we are so pleased theres an even greater level of interest from them this year, Goerke said. Hopefully we will see all local fire districts represented in the stairclimb. We couldnt ask for better representatives of the need to fight for air than firefighters. Teams that have registered for the event are invited to begin training, and practice climbs are scheduled weekly on Saturday mornings beginning in February. Registration fee is $25 and each climber must raise $100. More information and registration is available at www. FightForAirClimb.org. High Point Place offers climbers 30 floors and 514 steps, which will provide for a nice fitness challenge, Goerke said. For more information about the American Lung Association or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872) or visit www.lungusa. org. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com 1101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044 www.engelvoelkers.com/Sanibel ENGEL & VLKERSFor Showings please call Isabella Rasi: 239-246-4716 SOUTH SEAS RESORT MATLACHA WATERFRONT Exquisite 2BR/2BA at Lands End. Waterviews from every room. Brand new contemporary interior.$1,299,000 Unique artists home in midst of art galleries, restaurants community. $550,000 List Local. Sell Global.


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ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201224B Insurance Tip Revision To Mitigation Formby Marge MeekOnce again, the Uniform Mitigation Verification Inspection Form that provides credits on our wind insurance has been revised, making it even more detailed and requiring for you, the homeowner. Since the licensed inspector is responsible for the accuracy of the report, the documentation that you can provide will help get the credits you deserve. Many of you have seen that the re-inspections that Citizens have been conducting are greatly changing your previous mitigation credits. Often this is because the form has gone through a couple of iterations since your original mitigation form was filled out, but also, since all credits now must be documented preferably with pictures, some of your credits have been lost due to lack of proof. The new form, which will start about February 1, not only lists, for example, the type of roof, like shingle or tile, it also requires additional information like permit application date, product approval number and year of original installation. While most of our homes have clips or better for attaching the roof to the walls, now it is mandatory to show a minimum of three nails plus spacing requirements. One of the best credits comes from opening protection in the form of shutters or impact glass and doors up to code. Now each window and door will need to be accounted for along with the type of protection level. One thing is clear: the cost to have an inspector complete the new mitigation form for you will go up. Not only will it take more time to complete the form, but finding the information to support credits will take longer. This is a reminder to keep your contracts, receipts and product information organized and available, as often that is the only way an inspector will be able to get the credits you deserve. Stay tuned as more information regarding implementation will be forthcoming from Citizens. Marge Meek is a local SanibelCaptiva insurance agent, who can be reached at mmeek@rosierinsurance. com. Superior InteriorsBedroom Creature Comfortsby Cindy MalszyckiWhen Thoreau wrote I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude in his famous book, Walden, he chose to seclude himself from the everyday world. While most of us live too far from a meditative spot in the woods, all of us at some point in our daily routine yearn for a place of tranquil reflections. Your bedroom is, or should be, that haven! If your bedroom doesnt offer you a respite from the hustle and bustle of the day, then nows the time to transform it. The time and money you invest now will pay off in big dividends in your future. Especially, as it might mean youll be able to be a little happier and saner! Id like to suggest you begin by visualizing the types of activities youll want to conduct in your get-away haven letter writing; reading; pursuing a hobby; morning meditation all types of activities that require peace and quiet to complete. Then ask yourself can your bedroom, with the given amount of space you have, accommodate all these needs? The answer is usually yes, although you may need to take advantage of some clever pre-planning. Pamper yourself with a dcor that provides comfort and a sense of luxury. There is nothing quite like the look of a beautifully designed custom bedspread especially if the pattern has been outlined quilted to highlight the design. Outline quilting allows your fabric to actually take on a three dimensional quality that is most gratifying to the senses. And by adding a coordinating window treatment, youll end up with a totally inviting and peaceful room. In arranging your bedroom, first things first. In most cases that would be the placement of the bed. Because this is usually the largest piece of furniture, chances are that available wall space will somewhat limit your placement options. If at all possible, try not to place the bed so youll be facing a window, where morning light will wake you up. However, if your bed must face the window, all is not lost. Room darkening window treatments can screen out most of the light. In your search for solitude, you might consider using Mother Natures color palette. Theres nothing quite so calming as bringing the outdoors in especially where color schemes are concerned. And in thinking about Thoreau, using natures color palette is about as close as youll get to the woods... while remaining indoors. Cindy Malszycki is an interior decorator on Sanibel. She can be reached at cindy@decden.net Programmable Thermostatby Bryan HayesNow I dont really talk about gadgets a lot in this column, but heres a new and quirky little a gadget Ive just learned about a self-programmable thermostat. Each time you or a member of your family adjusts the ring on this device, it remembers your habits and programs itself to adjust temperatures as you prefer them. The Nest thermostat can adjust itself to your desired temperature and then tell you how long it will take to get there. It can also be controlled from your mobile device or computer. The creators of the device wanted to design something that would learn from our habits in order to help adjust temperatures whenever we are asleep or away from home, and especially, help us save energy. According to the Nests website, the EPA states that a properly programmed thermostat can help cut as much as 20 percent off our air conditioning bill, but properly programming a thermostat isnt always easy. The device can even tell if you have left your house, and after a period of time will automatically adjust itself to stop heating or cooling an empty home. It also has a cool feature that allows it to use its Wi-Fi connection to check on forecasted weather conditions so it can see how the outdoor temperatures will affect your energy needs. Its also easy to install by a contractor, easy to use and looks really cool. Bryan Hayes is a Sanibel air conditioning contractor. He also owns, with his brother Todd, an electrical business on Sanibel. He can be reached at Bryan@Sanibelair.com. From page 18BMiami MarlinsFlorida returns home to Germain Arena this week for three games against the expansion Chicago Express Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Saturday. The Everblades began the week with an 18-14-3 season record. 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25B ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 2012 From time to time, I travel with my family over to the east coast of Florida where my wifes parents and brothers reside. Each of my wifes two brothers has three girls. So when you add my three daughters to the mix, my mother-in-law and father-inlaw have nine granddaughters... and no grandsons! Our family just doesnt make boys I guess. So my daughters and several of my nieces piled into our SUV to go watch a movie. My brothers-in-law and their wives were busy, so I had a good day with the kids. But have you seen how much they charge for a movie these days? And we went to an IMAX movie as well, which is about double the price that they charge for a normal flick. Then you add in the popcorn and sodas the bill was as much as if we went to a premium steak house. But its all good the cousins love spending time together. Sometimes you end up paying for others when theyre not really your own, and obviously thats part of the price of being in a family together. But other times it comes up unexpectedly. Like in your estate plan. Today Im going to show you how you might have beneficiaries lurking in your plan who ready to inherit some part of your bounty even if theyre not named in your legal documents. The cast of characters include: Uncle Sam If you dont plan ahead to take advantage of the income, estate and gift tax laws to their fullest, Uncle Sam may have a hand in your pocket that he otherwise might not have had. While those with enormous estates usually wont get by without having to pay some level of tax, Uncle Sams reach into your pocket might be deeper than it truly has to be. State Taxing Authorities Like Uncle Sam, the states are imposing more and more taxes on all sorts of things. With planning and forethought their share of the estate can be mitigated if not eliminated. Your Spouse While many intend for their spouses to be beneficiaries of their estates, in second marriages especially this may not be true. You both may have entered the marriage with what is yours will go to your family and what is mine will go to my family. This may or may not happen depending upon how you construct your estate plan, and whether you formalized your mutual understanding in an agreement. Without a formal, legal agreement, it is quite possible that your spouse is entitled to receive as little as 30 percent of your estate or as much as 50 percent (or more) depending upon a variety of factors. Your Son-in-Law/Daughter-inLaw What you leave your children will benefit them for the rest of their lives and then what is left will go on to your grandchildren. Or will it? Without building protective elements into your plan, it is conceivable that your son-in-law or daughter-in-law will enjoy more of the inheritance you left your children than you had planned. Your Illegitimate Grandchild I once had clients who failed to tell me that their son had an illegitimate child when their son was a young man. I imagine that was something that they may have been embarrassed over or didnt want to talk about. Unfortunately the son predeceased his parents. Parents wills gave predeceased sons share to his children, per stirpes. Thank goodness it wasnt too late before the clients finally told me about the illegitimate grandchild. Guess who the per stirpes distribution would have included had we not changed the documents? A beneficiary You Thought You Disinherited Suppose you want to disinherit a beneficiary that is now included in your estate plan, replacing him or her with someone else. If you bring that someone else to your lawyers meeting with you, even if they didnt have any influence over your decisions there may be a presumption that they did influence you. In such an event, your disinherited beneficiary may be able to nullify your new estate plan after your death. The Bank Trustee That Cant Be Changed Unlike your lawyer or your accountant, both of whom your family can choose to fire if they feel that their fees for the proposed estate administration are unreasonable, if you have named a bank trustee and have not included provisions allowing for someone you have confidence in to remove and replace the bank then the bank can charge whatever they deem appropriate for their services. Make sure that your document contains removal and replacement provisions for anyone or any institution that may be serving as your personal representative or trustee unless you believe that the beneficiaries themselves are more dangerous. The Charity You Signed A Pledge For But Didnt Include In Your Plan Sometimes people make pledges to include a charity in their estate plan. Years go by, and the pledge may be forgotten, or deemed not as important as it once was. 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ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201226B Helping Build A Bridge To Financial Freedom Helping Build A Bridge To Financial Freedom Securities o ered through Securities America, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC Rick Zurbriggen, Registered Representative. Advisory services o ered through Securities America Advisors, Inc., Rick Zurbriggen, Investment Advisor Representative. Zurbriggen Financial and the Securities America companies are not a liated. School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, My son is a visually impaired teenager. He is interested in many activities like all teen -agers, but he needs some accommodations to participate in sports or other special learning groups. I am already trying to plan something for him for next summer and I wanted to know if you had any ideas about what might be available. Robert F., via e-mail Robert, Finding appropriate activities for children with special needs is very time consuming, frequently difficult and sometimes very expensive. There is no one perfect program, but here are some choices for you to investigate to see if what is being offered is something from which your child could benefit. There are some unique opportunities for children with visual impairments. Here is a summer opportunity that could become a part of family vacation. Indo Jax Surf Charities has an impressive outreach surf program. Indo Jax Surf Charities is committed to empowering disadvantaged, medically fragile and special needs children by exposing them to the ocean environment and teaching them to surf. We believe that the ocean and learning to surf has profound healing properties and can build self-esteem in children with special needs. Their website is http://indojaxsurfschool.com/ outreach.php. Here is another outstanding opportunity for visually impaired children. The U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, where astronauts train, opens its doors once a year to provide a weeklong camp for students with visual impairments or who are blind and students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Program highlights may include a presentation by blind and/or deaf NASA professionals on career choices and working in the space industry. For more information on either of these programs, contact Amy Newland at 202-651-5636 (TTY/VP) or 202-6515031 (voice), or e-mail deafspacecamp@ gmail.com. For details about Space Camp for Visually Impaired Students, contact Dan Oates at 304-822-4883 or e-mail scivis@atlanticbb.net. Camp Independence in West Virginia is a residential camp for blind and visually impaired youth between the ages of 12 and 17. This will be the 11th year for Camp Independence. The location is Wheeling Jesuit University and campers reside in a college dormitory and get a taste of living away from home and on a college campus. The only cost involved with camp is a nominal registration fee. Independence is stressed while the campers participate in activities designed to develop self-esteem, educational skills, healthy exercise and social interaction. Campers are given the opportunity to try and succeed at new skills in a safe, secure and positively supported atmosphere. Most of our campers leave Camp Independence with the belief that they can do anything they set their mind to doing. Contact www. seeinghandassociation.com/Community/ CampIndependence. Of course, as a parent you must be careful and fully investigate any camp situation that you are considering. Ask the camp director about the safety precautions of the camp. Blind camps should be set up in such a way that it would be easy for visually impaired people to navigate and get around by themselves. Inquire about the specific lineup of activities offered in the camp and how each of these activities can contribute to your childs life. Ask for camp certifications, membership in associations and references as well. And make sure to discuss this with your own child as well. He will be able to add his own questions and comments to help both of you make a good decision about attending camp. 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. Nominations Sought For Citizen Of The YearIf you know of someone who is an exemplary civic-minded citizen, you can nominate that friend or neighbor for the 2011 Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year Award. The Lee County Board of County Commissioners is looking for the kind of persons who get involved in the community and work diligently for causes in which they believe. The award strives to recognize a citizen who has provided outstanding civic contributions to Lee County government. The selection criteria includes a positive attitude, knowledge of the objectives and activities of Lee County government, a demonstrated interest in community/ county government partnerships and promotion of harmony between the community and county government. The Board of County Commissioners will select the winner. Nomination forms are available at Lee County libraries and recreation centers. Citizens can also complete and submit a form on the Lee County government website (www.leecounty.com and click on Paulette Burton Nomination Form under Featured Content). The nominations are due by Friday, January 20 at 4 p.m. Space Still Available For Nonprofit WorkshopMyers, Brettholtz & Company, PA, Certified Public Accountants & Business Consultants, will hold a nonprofit workshop on Tuesday, January 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Since 2001, Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA has sponsored seminars focused on the needs of nonprofits in the areas of human resources, fundraising, accounting practices and finance. Emily Furlong of Rollins College Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership Center will facilitate this seminar, How Risk Management, Planning and Fundraising Can Build a Strong Nonprofit. Special guest speaker Scott Gregory, CIC CRM, vice president, business insurance agent with BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company, will address risk management through insurance. The presentation will include information on how risk management, planning and fundraising can build a strong nonprofit. We are very excited to once again bring a Florida-based resource to our program, said Lori Wilson, shareholder with Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA. Rollins College has a diverse program for nonprofits in their Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership Center, and Emily is always a popular presenter. United Way is pleased to once again partner with Myers, Brettholtz and the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, said Cliff Smith, president of United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades. Nonprofits can benefit greatly from a facilitated workshop where they can evaluate their effectiveness and plan for the future. This is an easy, affordable way to create change that results in real progress. The seminar will be held at United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades at 7273 Concourse Drive in Fort Myers and is coordinated with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served. Space is limited. Registration is $25 per person and can be made by contacting Shamera Rye at 939-5775, e-mailing shamera.rye@mbcopa.com or online at www. mbcopa.com. Emily Furlong


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201227B Algenol Biofuels Inc. Establishes New Scholarship Fund At FGCUThe Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation has received a $250,000 pledge from Algenol Biofuels Inc. to create the Algenol Biofuels Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship Fund. Juniors and seniors at the university who are majoring in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, environmental engineering and mathematics are eligible for the scholarship. STEM education has long been a priority at FGCU from our academic programs to sponsored outreach from our Whitaker Center for STEM Education, said FGCU President Wilson G. Bradshaw. This generous gift from Algenol Biofuels to create a scholarship allows the University to reaffirm its commitment to helping deserving students realize their dreams of earning degrees in the science and technological fields. FGCU graduated 264 students in STEM subjects in 2010-2011, up from 58 in 2006-2007. Algenol Biofuels is committed to developing our future scientists and engineers, said Paul Woods, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Algenol Biofuels Inc. As a premier industrial biotechnology company using enhanced algae to produce ethanol from carbon dioxide for under a $1 per gallon, we are a prime example of how advanced biology and innovative engineering can drive economic growth and job creation in our community. We have long benefited from a partnership with FGCU for our STEM needs, drawing upon current students as interns and hiring graduates for full-time positions. We are honored by this opportunity to further promote FGCUs growing STEM initiative. STEM education transforms the typical teacher-centered classroom through a curriculum that is driven by problem-solving, discovery, and exploratory learning. It requires students to actively engage in and analyze a situation to formulate and implement solutions. Studies show that students benefit from STEM programs because they teach independent innovation and allow students to explore subjects in greater depths. STEM programs let the students put the skills that they have learned to use. Skills that they need to thrive in the global economy. FGCU Small Business Development Center Hosts Entrepreneurs Law SchoolThe Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University hosts the 13th annual Entrepreneurs Law School event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 28 at the Student Union on campus. FGCU President Wilson G. Bradshaw is the keynote speaker. The all-day workshop, sponsored by Pavese Law Firm, Relevanza, Wells Fargo, Markham Norton Moesteller Wright & Company and Great Florida Insurance, is geared toward small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to get their small business legal questions answered by professionals in the field of law. The day kicks off with a continental breakfast sponsored by Costco at 8:30 a.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from tracks of 50 minutes each on subjects that are informative and need-to-know such as legal contracts conducted by Carmen Dellutri, The Dellutri Law Firm; everything legal-stump the attorney conducted by Donna Flammang, Brennan, Manna & Diamond; distressed property options and foreclosures, presented by Mary Sanders, Sanders Law Firm. The afternoon will continue with a dynamic panel discussion on the effects of small business bankruptcy from a legal, tax, finance, and insurance perspective. We are pleased to continue to provide this annual educational workshop and reach out to small business owners throughout Southwest Florida who may have questions or concerns about their business, said Suzanne Specht, assistant director of the SBDC and program coordinator for Entrepreneurs Law School. Often business owners come to the SBDC for confidential business consulting and have legal questions. This event is a great opportunity for small business owners and entrepreneurs to hear from a variety of attorneys on different legal matters. Tuition to attend the all-day event is $99 and includes breakfast and lunch. The first 50 paid attendees by January 16 will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win dinner for two; the winner will be announced at the luncheon. Cost on the day of the event is $199. Register at www.sbdc-lawschool.com or call 745-3700 for more information. Paul Woods


ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201228B 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 fed up being treated as if I am an inconvenience at my medical center. I would leave in a flash, but no one else around here takes Medicare. I am not a nuisance having been there only once in a year. I called and, after going through all of their hoops on their telephone system, I finally reached a live one. She asked my name and birth date and then asked Why do you want to see the doctor, whats wrong with you? The earliest appointment was in six weeks, and then she said, If youre not satisfied, call 911 or go to the hospital emergency. It is bad enough being old, but being abused along with it is getting hard to take. Is it like this where you live? Doris Dear Doris, Medical care is an industry, a very complex industry. To stay in business, medical practices need more revenue coming in than expenses going out. Unfortunately, the strategies for reducing expenses include reducing the number of support staff; using technology, i.e. phone routing systems to increase productivity, minimum education requirements for staff and increasing the number of patients seen per day. What all of this seems to mean to patients is that we have become work units, tasks and to some office staff interruptions in their productivity. To the credit of some offices I have found, the physicians and support staff have found a way to practice medicine and run a business in a way that does not forget the patient. I hope you can find a similar office. Pryce Dear Doris, Exactly the same this seems to be the way modern medical offices are going. No longer will physicians know our name or even care because it is only a business. However, some people do have physicians who do care, will call on the phone and run their offices the old fashioned way. My husband goes out of state and has a team of physicians who are wonderful and it is no wonder Johns Hopkins has been rated number one for patient care for about the last 20 years. Lizzie Lizzie and Pryces e-mail address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. Cattle Cans Offer Fun Way To Help Fight CancerCattle Cans decorated and treasure-filled metal trash cans are one of the highlights of the American Cancer Societys annual Cattle Barons Ball. There are only five empty cans left for this years event on Saturday, January 21, and the event committee is asking a few local businesses to start 2012 off right by sponsoring the last few cans. A business can buy a can for $200, then rally employees to decorate it and fill it with items for a child or adult battling cancer. The cans, bearing the companys name and logo, will be auctioned at the gala and then given to a survivor to enjoy the contents. In past year, cans have been decorated as trucks, giant popcorn boxes, Hello Kitty and beach baskets and packed with games, toys and movies, fishing gear, or pampering spa products even hotel and spa gift certificates. The sponsoring companies have a lot of fun picking a theme and packing the cans with related items, said Beth Hayes with the American Cancer Society. Not only are they a wonderful gift to people with cancer, but many of the recipients keep the cans, so the sponsorship has a lot of longevity, Hayes said. The cattle cans are one of the most popular features at the Cattle Barons Ball. The gala will feature a Wild Westthemed night of gaming, silent and live auctions, gourmet grub from Ruths Chris Steakhouse, and dancing to the great country sounds of One Night Rodeo. Now in its ninth year, the Cattle Barons Ball has raised more than $3 million for research and services to survivors and their families. A portion of the proceeds is dedicated specifically for R.O.C.K. (Reaching Out to Cancer Kids) programs. Specialists in Urology is the 2012 Presenting Sponsor for the second year in a row. More information about the Cattle Barons Ball and the American Cancer Society is available by e-mailing beth. hayes@cancer.org or by calling 936-1113 ext. 3909. Companies can fill a can with gifts to bless a child or adult survivor Abuse Counseling And Treatment Launches Community Stalking Awareness Campaign For JanuaryJanuary is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to focus on a crime that affects 3.4 million victims a year. This years theme Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It. challenges the nation to fight this dangerous crime by learning more about it. Stalking is a crime in all 50 states and the state of Florida, yet many victims and criminal justice professionals underestimate its seriousness and impact. In one of five cases, stalkers use weapons to harm or threaten victims, and stalking is one of the significant risk factors for femicide (homicide of women) in abusive relationships. Victims suffer anxiety, social dysfunction, and severe depression at much higher rates than the general population, and many lose time from work or have to move as a result of their victimization. Stalking is difficult to recognize, investigate, and prosecute. Unlike other crimes, stalking is not a single, easily identifiable crime but a series of acts, a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause that person fear. Stalking may take many forms, such as assaults, threats, vandalism, burglary, or animal abuse, as well as unwanted cards, calls, gifts or visits. One in four victims reports that the stalker uses technology, such as computers, global positioning system devices, or hidden cameras, to track the victims daily activities. Stalkers fit no standard psychological profile, and many stalkers follow their victims from one jurisdiction to another, making it difficult for authorities to investigate and prosecute their crimes. Communities that understand stalking, however, can support victims and combat the crime. If more people learn to recognize stalking, said Colleen Henderson, Community Educator with ACT, we have a better chance to protect victims and prevent tragedies. Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. will offer provide free trainings to promote awareness and public education about stalking during the annual observance. For more information, contact Colleen Henderson at 939-2553 or chenderson@ actabuse.com. For additional resources to help promote National Stalking Awareness Month, visit www.ovw.usdoj.gov. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: My husband and I were planning our retirement, but because of the economy we are just too stressed to do this although we would like to retire this coming year. We feel a real threat to our financial security. Can you guide us on how to cope with this indecision?A: Back in the day when we once had the security of a good pension and investments that we could live on the remainder of our golden years seems to be coming to a halt. You have good reason for your concern and indecisiveness. Loss of pensions and benefits, decreased Social Security funds, rising health care costs and jeopardized Medicare benefits are leaving you vulnerable. It would be in your best interest to review your financial portfolio with your advisor and keep your present jobs until you have a solid plan as to when you can really retire and if you need another job after you retire from this one. Many folks like yourselves are finding themselves in the same situation of needing to stay employed longer to receive income. What you want to plan is how long you need to do this and can you downsize your home and current lifestyle to live more simply? A good financial planner can assist you with these issues. Meanwhile, be grateful for your work and the income you receive. Perhaps you can plan to semi-retire and continue to work part time. Be sure to carefully review all of your options and know there will be as much financial security as possible before you make any decisions. Dr. Clancy is a licensed mental health therapist, certified hypnotherapist, life coach, author and public speaker. You may e-mail Dr. Connie at connie@drconstance.com. Barrier Island Title Services, Inc. (239) 472-3688Youll Appreciate the Difference


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ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201230B Sanibel Patient Service Center (PSC)LAB TESTINGWe accept assignment for Medicare, Medicaid, and most Private Insurance Plans*No upfront fee for drawing of blood* *No appointments Necessary*239-472-8400Fax: 239-395-2466 We have MOVED to 2407 Periwinkle Way, Suite 3 Sanibel, FL 33957Hours: Monday Friday 7:30 am 3:30 pm Closed 12:00 pm 1:00 pmwww.hayeslab.com deaRPharmacistChai Tea Has Impressive Health Benefits by Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: I cant give up sodas. Ive been downing them daily since childhood, but I know theyre bad for me. Can you suggest a healthier drink thats still sweet but has fewer calories? RL, Plantation, Florida I posted recipes for natural healthy soda at my website, so today Im going to tell you to try chai. In China, Russia and India, the word chai simply means tea. In America, not too long ago, some clever marketing folks decided to use the word for a special blend containing aromatic spices native to India, and now you can find chai drinks everywhere. Yay! Even when you order Masala chai in cafes or Indian restaurants, youre getting way less sugar than what youd get in a soda, a couple of teaspoons versus nine or 10, which is typical for non-diet soda pop. If you learn to make your own chai at home, you can substitute stevia, agave or honey as your sweetener, and its still going to offer grand health benefits. Im a huge tea fanatic myself, and chai is one of my favorites along with matcha, tulsi and rooibos. Chai starts with black tea, a powerful antioxidant which has anti-cancer compounds in and of itself. The individual spices that make up chai are also medicinally active: Cinnamon: Several recent studies confirm cinnamons ability to control blood sugar. Its sold in oral supplement form just for that purpose. Cinnamon is warming and eases digestive upset as well as flatulence. Ginger: Good for digestion, and especially helpful with nausea and morning sickness. Ginger, being a strong antiinflammatory may help with arthritis, reduce cholesterol, protect against colds and lower blood pressure. Is chai sounding good to you yet? Cloves: A great digestive aid, this spice also has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial action. In mice, it proved to be an aphrodisiac... woo-hoo! And when clove oil is applied topically, it almost instantly relieves toothache pain. Cardamom: This antioxidant spice contains anti-cancer compounds, and it has well-known aphrodisiac power. Good for urinary infections, clarity of mind, heartburn, bloating and bad breath. There are thousands of chai recipes. Some include fennel, which is good for menopausal problems and breaking fevers. Saffron, one of my favorite spices ever, is a powerful immune and mood booster. Anise helps with coughs and is a digestive aid, no surprise there. See the pattern? Chai contains healthy spices that help you digest meals, thats why you should replace your after-dinner Frangelico with chai. Sam buys Bhakti Chai, and mixes this with frothed vanilla almond milk for a delicious chai latte that I crave when its snowing or right after a big dinner. And dont think chai is just for the winter months. If youve never tried iced chai, or chai smoothies youre in for a treat. No matter how you drink it, chai is still better for you than soda because it offers impressive health benefits, and being low in sugar, its easy on your waistline. This information is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose your condition. Suzy Cohen is the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and is a registered pharmacist. To contact her, visit www. dearpharmacist.com. From page 25BWill Powersuch a pledge and subsequently did not include the charity in your plan, the charity may have legal recourse against your estate. Charitable institutions can sue your estate for a pledge if they reasonably relied on it and made budgets, allocations or other noteworthy gestures in reliance on your pledge. While many charities wont go so far as to litigate, more are enforcing their rights. These are just a few of the possibilities. Its almost like a movie in and of itself, worthy of a soda and a big tub of popcorn. Enjoy the show! Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Top Realtors Top listing honors at John Naumann & Associates for the month of December go to Tracy and Connie Walters. The top sales associate for the month was Marianne Stewart. Tracy Walters Connie Walters Marianne Stewart ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS


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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. DaveFlood, Sweat And Tearsby Dr. Dave HepburnThe sights, sounds, smells, touches and tastes that a doctor has to endure are not exactly a weekend in the spa (OK, perhaps some of the sights). The smells alone can be bad enough to cover all the senses when you can virtually taste them, see them, touch them and on occasion hear them. And sister, do they hum! I surveyed a few doctors, asking which smells are the worst. Answers included anaerobic abscesses, prostate checks, gingivitis, feet, hospital cafeteria, teenage socks, burnt skin, amniotic fluid, sebaceous cysts of Sealey, strep throat, vomit, trichomonas, stale urine, peri-rectal abscesses, etc. Being grateful for small victories, I would like to see what I can do for mankind by attempting to reduce the evils associated with malodorous feet, the pulsating paws of putridness, the festering feet of fetor. Though this column is ostensibly to help you with your problem, it also helps us with your problem. Foot odor is caused from a flood of sweat... and then, tears. Sweat itself is odorless, but after bacteria have spent some time basking in it, sweat can make limburger cheese smell like lavender. And heres the remarkable fact de jour that should impress the in-laws at dinner tonight. The primary bacterial occupant of your foot, a beast called Brevibacteria of which you harbour millions and billions (and some of you trillions), is the same bacteria used to make limburger cheese. I kid you not! OK, I do kid on occasion, but this one is true. You can make limburger cheeseburgers between your toeburgers. In fact, malarial mosquitoes are attracted equally to the smell of limburger cheese as to the smell of human feet. Funded by Bill Gates foundation, a mosquito trap is actually being developed using smelly socks. Cruelly, the feet have more sweat glands than anywhere else in the body except the armpits. Most of us sweat about a pint per foot per day. I kid you not. OK, I do kid on occasion, but this one is also true. That much sweat is a smorgasbord for Brevi and pals. They gorge like crazy and then end up having to pay a visit to the little bacteria bathroom, also known as your sock. They rarely turn on the fan or light a match so when your shoes come off, in lieu of lilacs and lilies, you are now in the loo of a limburger litterbox. Sweat, bacteria, poorly ventilated socks and shoes... a perfect storm of putridity that could knock a plumbers skunk off a roto rooter. (Im not sure if that actually means anything, but it just sounds nasty.) So to defeet the olfactory disaster of excessively smelly feet, known in the medical world as bromhidrosis, either reduce the bacteria or reduce the sweat. Here are a few tricks: 1. Avoid polyester or nylon socks. Go with cotton or wool that will ventilate (and absorb) better, leaving you to sweat only small stuff. 2. Rotate your shoes every day and avoid boots. Those boots were made for rocking your nostrils, and thats just what theyll do. 3. Wash your feet with an antibacterial soap or use a powder with menthol, tea tree, Charlie Sheen, etc. 4. Bacteria dislike baking soda (sodium bicarbonate), so sprinkle a couple of pinches of that in the sock and a couple on the insole of the shoe, stir gently and let simmer. 5. Apply an armpit antiperspirant to your feet, preferably one with aluminum chloride. Treat em like pits... until they smell like cherries. 6. Try absorbent shoe inserts with activated charcoal and/or sodium bicarbonate. 7. Never wear shoes without socks or your shoes will soon walk a mile on their own. 8. Some natural ideas that tend to work include soaking your feet in tea tree, green tea or strong black tea for the tannic acid which can kill bacteria and as an astringent close up pores. While soaking you could enjoy a little tea yourself, should you have a long enough straw. 9. Swab your feet with isopropyl alcohol a couple of times during the day. Keep away from your lips or youll be swabbing the deck. 10. A somewhat odd yet highly effective trick to eradicate foot sweat and bacteria is to take three cups of Cheerios cereal, add 1/2 can of Diet Coke, two tablespoons of real cranberry juice (or acai berries), half a shredded pepperoni stick and a quarter cup of chocolate covered peanuts. Add ice and mix in a blender. Drink this in the morning and the sweat and smell in your feet will completely stop within a half hour and stay dry all day. I kid you not. (OK... I kid!) 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. Indispensable Advice from Dr. Dave Get your copy of Dr. Daves Book at Sanibel Island Books and Gifts,1571 Periwinkle Way 472-5223 Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


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 #CBC058483PAINTING 239-694-0645 Craftsmanship with Precision Doors & Windows, Crown Molding, Custom Decks Remodels, Interior and Exterior Paintingwww.2niceguys.netS213640 S313641 Member BBB A+ Rating2 Nice Guys, Inc. CONTRACTORCarpentry PaintingPERSONAL TRAAINER SanFit Training Free ConsultationStrength Weight Management BalanceLaura McGowan Personal Trainer Conditioning Coachlaura@sanfittraining.com 239 464 7876 www.sanfittraining.com 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 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)472-0200BUILDING CONTRACTOR PAINTING Helenbrook Homes, Inc.Licensed & InsuredCerti ed Building ContractorCBC026067Serving Sanibel & Captiva for the last 25 yearsNew Homes Remodeling FramingDave Helenbrook 239 / 466-4030 MEDICAL McGregor Medical McGregor Medical Family Practice Walk-in Clinic Family Practice Walk-in Clinic Bill Fulk, M.D. Bill Fulk, M.D. 239-437-2121 239-437-2121Open Monday Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm 16731 McGregor Blvd., Ste. 105 Fort Myers, FL 33908 (across from Starz Pizza) FAA Exams Class 1, 2, & 3 Now welcoming new and former patientsMedicare, BCBS, Aetna, Cigna, & United Health Care FISHINGCHARTER PET SITTING Island Pet SittingKelly TyrrellIsland Resident395-9999kellykelly07@aol.com CO NT RA CT OR S COMPUTERSPROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201232B Commemorative 75th Annual Shellabration T-Shirts On SaleThe 75th annual Shell Fair and Show Shellabration T-shirts are on sale at $10 each at both She Sells Sea Shells locations and The Community House. All proceeds go to the Sanibel-Captiva Shell Clubs scholarship programs. U nisex Ts come in two colors; sand or banana, sizes M, L, XL and XXL. Ladies T-shirts come in banana color, sizes S, M, L, XL and XXL. Shellabration shell necklaces are also available at $2 each. Each necklace is strung with seashells and adorned with a large pendant shell with a Shellabration engraving. You can also place an order by email at sanibelseashells@aol.com. For more information call The Community House at 472-2155. Alexandra and Nathan Muench wearing Shellabration T-shirts with the coveted junonia, designed by artist Pam Brodersen. The shell necklaces are also available at $2 each.Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


answer on page 35BPROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY SUDOKUTo play Sudoku: Complete the grid so that every row, column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 through 9 (the same number cannot appear more than once in a row, column or 3x3 box.) There is no guessing and no math involved, just logic.answer on page 35B 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: 841-4302ISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201233B IMPACT WINDOWS & DOORS/GLASS Windows PlusPGT Windows & Doors10831 Sunset Plaza Circle, Unit 107 Fort Myers, FL 33908 E-mail: windowsplusllc@earthlink.netLicensed & InsuredSCC131150832Phone: 239-267-5858 Fax: 239-267-7855 SWFL Window and Door SpecialistWindows Plus PAINTING DESIGNERS G Ibtn Pfr Ibtn Pfr Mnff S Mnff SRnnf Cbnf Dnrf P Dbt Pfn CGnn Dn GSince 2001, A Southwest Florida Paver Contractor www.gigicompanies.com 239-541-7282Schedule free estimates or visit our new show roomLic.# S3-12238PETS The Golden Paw Salon16848 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33908 www.goldenpawinc.comGrooming, Daycare & PetsittingKathy Irvello Owner Phone: 239-415-7297 Fax: 239-481-8999PICK UP AND DELIVERY SANIBEL AND CAPTIVA


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORYHOME WATCH Lekan Selective Home Watch Lekan Selective Home Watch Professional Husband and Wife Team Professional Husband and Wife Team Joseph & Mary Joseph & Mary 239-470-1483 239-470-1483 lekan@bellsouth.net lekan@bellsouth.netPOOL SERVICE & REPAIR Deep-EndPool ServiceIslands Premier Pool Service Professional Weekly Service Fast Expert Equipment Repair and Replacement Specializing in Gulfstream Pool Heaters25 years experience239-699-6279Lic # CPC1457386REMODELING Custom RemodelingCook & Son, Inc. Kitchen Baths Carpet Tile Hardwood Concrete Restoration Water Proo ng Stucco Plumbing Electrical O ce: 472-9137 Cell: 691-8445CGC1507121 LAWN MAINTENANCE NEW HOMES, REMODELING & ADDITIONS New Homes Consulting Remodeling Contracting P.O. Box 143 Sanibel Island, FL Phone: 239-472-2601 Fax: 239-472-6506GENERAL 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 REMODELINGCOMPUTERS/TECHNOLOGY / VETERINARY SERVICES Dr. Mark W. Hullstrung House Calls for Dogs and Cats By Appointment:(239) 244-1401 VETERINARY SERVICES FOR SANIBEL, CAPTIVA & FORT MYERS CABINETS MONDO CABINETS MONDO CABINETS Quality Kitchen and Bath Cabinets Quality Kitchen and Bath Cabinets www.mondocabinets.com www.mondocabinets.com 239-267-1004 239-267-1004 239-565-0025-cell 239-565-0025-cell 239-267-1007-fax 239-267-1007-fax e-mail: mondocabinets@yahoo.com e-mail: mondocabinets@yahoo.com 5780 Youngquist Road 5780 Youngquist Road Unit #4 Unit #4 Ft. Myers, FL 33912 Ft. Myers, FL 33912 Shirley C. Daraban Shirley C. DarabanCONTRACTORS 24/7 Rapid Response Line239-472-1888License # CMC056884 Honest Honest * Reliable Reliable * Dependable Dependable CONSTRUCTION/REMODELING CONTRACTORS MILLS BROTHERS BUILDING CONTRACTORS Joseph Mills Lic. #CBC058789William Mills Lic. #CBC058788Of ce Phone & Fax 239-472-6711 Custom Home Building|Remodels Design Service Available Sanibel Owned & OperatedIMPACT 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 COSMETICS 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 ComplexUPHOLSTERY 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 IslandISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201234B


PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY SCRAMBLERS KING CROSSWORD MAGIC MAZE SUDOKU SUPER CROSSWORD PUZZLE ANSWERSISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201235B Would you like your business card in every home and business on Sanibel & Captiva every week?Advertise Here!LAWN SERVICE P.O. Box 1067 Estero, FL 33929 Joe Scarnato (239) 849-6163scarnatolawn@aol.com Scarnato Lawn ServiceLawn Service, Shrubs and Tree Trimming Weeding, Irrigation Repair and Inspection, Installation of Plants, Trees and Mulch License # 0707041 09-00014233Phone (239) 267-8405Robert CrawfordDRAPERY CLEANING WINDOW BLIND CLEANING & REPAIRWe Come To You!www.theblindrepairshop.com 10% OFF ANY SERVICEWith is Ad CLEARVIEW CERTIFIED TECHNICIANSDRAPERY/WINDOW BLIND CLEANING & REPAIR TREE & LAWN CARE Jesus Hernandez J LAWN CARE & TREE SERVICE482-7350 12 years serving San-Cap & Ft. MyersLandscaping Tree Service Stump Grinding Landscape Design Ponds Landscape Refurbishing Pepper Clearing Lbtn Cbfr Db Licensed & Insured Free Estimateswww.jesuslawncare.comEMAIL: jesuslawncare@gmail.comTREE & LAWN CARE Sanibel Family Owned & Operated Licensed & Insured / www.enviromow.com Complete Landscaping Services Tree Service and Pepper Clearing Lawn Care Landscape Trimming & Pruning Fertilization Weed Maintenance Mulch Applications Property Clean up239-896-6789 COMPUTER SERVICES CONSTRUCTION & REMODELING OFFICE : ( 239 ) 579-0028www.tradewindshomes.comCGC 1510520NEW CONSTRUCTION REMODELING KITCHENS AND BATH DESIGN AND REMODELING CENTER DESIGN AND REMODELING CENTER 1633 1633 Periwinkle Periwinkle , Suite Suite H HINTERIOR DESIGN 2330 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 (239) 395-2525 Fax (239) 395-2373 Toll Free: 1-866-395-2525 beachfloordecor@aol.comVerticals Mini Blinds Draperies Wallpaper Furniture Ceramic Wood Appliances Interior Painting Custom Cabinets Upholstery Kitchen & Bath RemodelingSanibel Design CenterPam Ruth V.P. Interior Design (Cell) 239-850-4128


Classified Ad Deadline Monday At Noon HELP WANTED HELP WANTED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES OFFERED SERVICES WANTED BOATS CANOES KAYAKS AUTO FOR SALE WANT TO BUY COMMERCIAL SPACEISLAND SUN JANUARY 13, 201236B PROFESSIONAL CLEANING SERVICESResidential Commercial Interior Windows Carpet Cleaning Jennifer Watson 239-810-6293SR 11/13 N TFN Bob AdamsResidential Renewal ServicesHandyman(Carpentry, maintenance toilets, faucets, ceiling fans, sliding doors, etc.)768-0569 or Cell 464-6460RS 11/14 M TFN Licensed & Insured 25+ years experienceCOMPANION SERVICE Sanibel-Captiva Care and Companion Service, LLC Medical appointments, general transportation, shopping, light meal preparations, and light cleaning. Our services are customized to meet our clients needs. Call 239-395-3591, or for an emergency call 239-472-0556.SR 10/3 B TFN HELLE'S CLEANING SERVICES Residential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047SR 11/13 B TFN DORADO PROPERTY MANAGEMENTHOME WATCH/CARE Full Range of Services Excellent Organizational Skills Island Resident Licensed & Insured 24/7 Call Lisa 239-472-8875RS 10/1 BM TFN MUSIC INSTRUCTIONSIn piano, saxophone, ute. On Sanibel/Captiva or South Fort Myers. Quali ed, experienced teacher. Call 239-989-7799RR 10/8 CC TFN HOUSE CARE While you are away by retired architect, Sanibel resident. Call 395-1649.RS 11/12 NC TFN DOCKAGEHourly, Daily, Weekly and Monthly. Captiva Island 472-5800SR 1/30 B TFN DOCK YOUR YACHT ON SANIBELPrime east end direct access dockage. Seawall, electricity, water, parking. Only minutes to the gulf! Call: 470-2866 RS 12/17 CC TFN SANIBEL HOME WATCHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971 NR 9/2 BM TFN 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, Fl Phone: 239-472-3644, ext 1 Fax: 239-472-2334 www.crowclinic.orgHELP US PLEASE!!We need volunteers for: Clinic emergency patient admissions desk and baby animal feeders Visitor education center greeters and gift shop cashiers CROW (239) 472-3644, ext. 231 or volunteers@crowclinic.orgRS 10/28 NC TFN TO PLACE AN AD LOG ON: IslandSunNews.com& click on Place Classified MUSICIAN(S) WANTEDFemale jazz vocalist looking for a pianist or group of musicians to practice with for Sunday night gigs! Please call 518-796-4239.NR 12/23 CC 1/13 CASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280.RR 12/23 CC 1/13 TENNIS LESSONS Tennis Lessons $35. Racquet stringing & regripping; Pick Up & Delivery (24 Hour Service). USPTA certi ed. Tony Fittipaldi 239-896-6385. RS 12/30 PC 1/13 VW CABRIO CONVERTIBLENew black canvas top, new tires, silver grey body, runs good. 85,000 miles. $4,325. Its parked in front of 200 Periwinkle Way, Unit 125, Sanibel. Email mmmgold2003@yahoo.com.NS 12/30 CC 1/20 EXPERIENCED, LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPISTWanted for prn position at Sanibel Clinic. Professional, reliable and Florida licensed massage therapist with at least 5 years experience preferably in private practice/ clinical/medical massage setting. Must have excellent clinical and communication skills. Preference for LMT living on or near Sanibel Island. Please call 239-297-4997 to inquire. NR 1/6 CC 1/20 OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE700 square feet. Good Periwinkle location. Call Joe 516-972-2883. RS 1/6 PC 2/24 HELP WANTEDFull time Clinic Assistant at The Sanibel School, tolls paid. Call Maureen at 472-1617. RS 1/13 CC 2/3 VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDAt The Sanibel School Call Michelle Wesley 239-910-8000 RS 1/13 NC 2/3 FRONT OFFICE AGENT3-11 p.m. shift Full Time. West Wind Inn, Sanibel is seeking a Front Desk Agent. Previous hotel Front Desk experience preferred. Send resumes to: wwinn@westwind.comRS 1/13 CC 1/20 HELP WANTEDIT Director/Trainer for local trade association. Teaching experience helpful. Fax resume to 239-472-8792. NR 1/13 CC 1/20 HELP WANTEDJerrys Foods in Sanibel is now taking applications for a meat cutter position and experience P/T servers, flexible hours. Tolls paid. Call Mark at 472-9300 RS 1/13 BM 1/13 MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTATIVENeeded for the Island Water Association. Requires excellent customer service skills and some accounting. Must be pro cient in Word, Excel and Outlook. Apply in person at 3651 Sanibel Captiva Rd., Sanibel.NR 1/13 CC 1/20 BUSINESS FOR SALEDowntown Fort Myers Business for sale. Owner moving out of state. For information, call 239-689-1660. $54,000RR 1/13 NC 2/3


REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE VACATION RENTAL VACATION RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL Classifieds Classifieds Classifieds Classifieds 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 JANUARY 13, 201237B 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 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 GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION NS 10/28 BM TFN VISIT:SanibelOpenHouses.com Pfeifer Realty Group Sanibel Island, FL2394720004SANIBELOPEN HOUSES POSTED DAILY Isabella RasiIbt Rt En Cbnt Isabella Rasi (239) 246-4716EftIsabellaRasi@aol.com RS 12/30 NC 1/20McGREGOR 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 $1,795,000MATLACHA WATERFRONT Unique artists home in midst of art galleries, restaurants & shing community. $550,000EAST END RETAIL CENTER Newly renovated retail center with high visability on Periwinkle toward Lighthouse beach. Great business opportunity. $1,399,000LIGHTHOUSE REALTYPaul J. Morris, Broker VACATION RENTALS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT & SALES 359 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island 239-579-0511NR 12/30 CC 1/20 FOR SALE BY OWNERSuper, well maintained house, great neighbors, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, adjacent tennis courts and pool, near beach. Negotiable. 239-482-0997 RS 1/6 CC 1/27 LOT FOR RVUp to 35 ft. in ve star resort near Bunche Beach at Palmetto Palms. 55 and over. No pets. $600 per month or $3,000 for 6 months Tel. 239-489-2360RR 1/6 CC 1/13 CLOSE TO SANIBEL & FM BEACH 2BR/2BA, 2nd oor, end unit w/lanai. Very clean & bright. Pool & tennis. No smoking, no pets. $750 per month 239-851-4921 or 887-0834. RR 1/6 CC 1/13 Condo. 1/1 F. 2nd Floor $900/mo. Canal Home, 3/2/den/pool/dock just off Island $2,300/mo.472-6747Making Islanders out of ordinary citizens for over 35 years! Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Owner ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBEL RS 1/6 BM TFN CONDO TRADEAre you looking for a larger condo but haven't sold or listed yours? Owners of Luxury Sanibel Condo may entertain a trade. Contact G.G. Robideau, Broker Associate, John R Wood Island Real Estate, 239-940-7878 or GG@GGandLori.com NR 1/6 BM 1/27 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 $75,000. Ground rent $6,500/yr. 239-209-1869 or Dorisdavenport@hotmail.com.RR 01/13 CC TFN LONG CANAL VIEWS2BD/1BA Tennis Place Condo. Just steps to the Bay and seconds to the Gulf. Dockage, Tennis, Pool and more. Small and quiet complex with low fees. Owners asking $245,000. Phone 239-395-2919 for appt. Open house every Tuesday 10-noon.NS 1/13 CC 1/13 MARINER POINTE TOWNHOUSEUnfurnished-ground level; 2 BR 2-1/2 BA; 2 encl porches; Bay/Canal views; shing pier; Lease includes Cable TV, water, pest control, refuse collection. Boat dock lease available. No pets. Rate negotiable. 239-395-1786 RR 1/13 CC 2/3 SANIBEL EAST END2 BR 1 BA, 1/2 duplex piling home. New A/C, Tile oors, Washer & dryer in unit. Updated appliances. Dishwasher, deck & storage under house. Walk to beach, Clean & Bright. $1,250 + utilities. Yard service and pest control included. Call Bob 410-913-2234. NR 1/13 CC 2/3 SANIBEL EAST END2BR, 1 BA, 1/2 Duplex, near beach. Private laundry, dishwasher, unfurnished. $1,200 mo. No pets, non-smoker. PH 708-557-1083 www.SeaCoastSanibel.comNR 1/13 CC 1/20 ANNUAL RENTAL2 BR duplex, $1,350 mo.+ elec., cable, tp. Modern kitchen, wshr & dryer, walk to restaurants, grocery, bank. 239-395-8774NR 1/13 CC 1/20 WINTER COMMUNITY YARD SALESaturday, February 25th 8:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Vendor spots only $5 FREE to shop Estero Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero. 239-498-0415 NR 1/13 NC 2/24 READ ISLAND SUN ONLINE:www.IslandSunNews.com


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.) . . . . . . . .472-2929 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-4823 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 JANUARY 13, 201238B My name is Br ownie (ID #525027) and I am an 11 month old male brown and white hound mix. Dont let my sad hound dog eyes fool you. Im really a happy puppy, but Id be much happier if I could find a good home. Im young and eager to learn new things. Id be a great companion for a family or someone who wants a best buddy. I love to play so we could have lots of fun! My adoption fee is $29.99 during Animal Services Blue Light Special. My name is Zorro (ID #523939) and I am a 7 month old male black and white domestic short hair. If you want lots of love and a companion to keep you company, then you definitely want to take me home! I can entertain myself for hours or cuddle up and keep you warm. I also like to play with other pets. Now is a great time to take a kitty like me home. My adoption fee is $19.99 during Animal Services Blue Light Special. Cats and kittens are 2-for1, so be sure to pick out a second kitty to keep me company. For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www. LeeLostPets.com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if 3 months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs 6 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. Zorro ID #: 523939 Brownie ID #: 525027 photos by squaredogphoto.com